1 feb 1911 welker

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1 feb 1911 welker - BE. IICHIT HELKER II FOIII CIDREII jgllTlliED...
BE. IICHIT HELKER II FOIII CIDREII jgllTlliED 111 CITY Family Again Stricken with Scarlet Fever Killen Home Quarantined as Daughter la HI Dr. Fry - Sends Out Letter ' of Warning to warren. Monday while Mrs. Vincent Welker and her four children, Fred, Alma, Hershell and Helen, were visiting at the home of their mother and grand mother, Mrs. Mary Welker of Sala - monle avenue, the baby suddenly became became 111 with scarlet fever and a quarantine has been established, shutting the family into the house. Mrs. Welker, the grandmother, makes her living by taking In sewing and Vincent Welker works by the day at Majenlca, so that the quarantine proves quite hard on the family. Another rather tragic feature of the quarantine is that only two weeks ago the Vincent Welker family were released from quarantine at their home near Majenlca. One child was til at that time, having Its second at tack of the fever. Only a year before that another child had the malady and for a time was in an extremely serious condition. This latest affliction affliction comes close upon the heels of a lot of misfortune. Mrs. Welker's son works at the shoe factory, and ke has been barred from his home. He will seek lodging elsewhere, elsewhere, and his wages will be almost entirely consumed for the next five or six weeks in paying his board and lodging somewhere else and in supplying supplying the needs of the stricken faml - Becauae other children in the household have contracted the disease more than once, the attending physi - t cian does not have the assurance that) they will be Immune this time With' the whole family stricken, and nobody nobody but the grandmother and the mother in the house, conditions can better be imagined than described. Neighbors have taken it upon themselves themselves to see that the needs of the Welkers are carefully looked after. Several have telephones and they are keeping the household in communication communication with the outside world. KILLENS QUARANTINED. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Killen of Lancaster Lancaster township have been quarantined quarantined pending a diagnosis of the illness illness of their little daughter. A Warren Warren physician thinks that the baby has scarlet fever. This case Is not especially severe. LETTER OF WARNING. In a letter Tuesday to Dr. Claude Black of Warren Dr. C. W. Fry, county county health commissioner, issued a warning to the people of Warren that they may be the next spot hit by an epidemic of scarlet fever. He pointed pointed to the illness of one child in the Sharp family near that town and said that the illness there might mean contagion from other sources. The disease has been held in contempt contempt by many of the Warren citizens citizens because they have had no sieges of it. Dr. Fry calls attention to the fact that many of the cases called "walking cases" were really more dangerous to the general public than the serious ones. When one is seriously seriously ill with a contagious disease there Is no danger of outside Interference Interference by any parties. The "walking "walking caseB" are not serious and they may spread the disease far and wide without any knowledge of who Is responsible. responsible. in at the and and to left on the ter has on of

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  1. The Huntington Herald,
  2. 01 Feb 1911, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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