6 feb 1911

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- - SCARLET FEVER CASES f REPORTED FROM COUNTY Some Doibt as to Illness, tn Welker Family at JTa. jenlca. Physicians are beginning to doubt whether the cases which broke out In the Vincent Welker family at Majen - ica were really scarlet fever or not. Mrs. Welker 'came to this city some time ago to visit her mother who lives on Salamonie avenue and while there the youngest of her four, children children was taken ill with scarlet fever. They were quarantined Immediately. Now the mother and her - oldest son, Fred, are 111 with the same affliction and the attending physician is looking looking for another case to develop within within a dew hours. Another case has developed In the illness of Ruth Slnlff, aged six, who lives with her parents at 943 South Jefferson street. Mr. Slnlff Is a woodcutter who words - for Paul Whitelock, having moved here recently recently from Marshall county. The case Is not serious. The quarantine on the family of Jess Emely of East Market street was raised this morning. The whole family have - had the fever, so the danger Is counted fts over. ' Two more cases of scarlet fever are reported today at the Welker home on Salamonie avenue. Mrs. Welker and another son are breaking breaking out today, making three cases In the home at once. Mr. Welker has been quarantined In the house with the family, as it was necessary that he be there to help care for the afflicted afflicted members of the family. It will be remembered that one child was taken sick last week and the place quarantined.

Clipped from The Huntington Herald06 Feb 1911, MonPage 5

The Huntington Herald (Huntington, Indiana)06 Feb 1911, MonPage 5
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