Edith Meyers bit by rat
BITTEN BY LARGE RAT. Edith Meyers Attaoked by Rodent - Death May Result. The bite of a large rat Is likely to cause the death of little Edith Meyers, tho eleven - months - old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Meyers of four hundred hundred and twenty - six Franklin avenue. She was asleep on the lounge on Thursday night when a large rat bit her on the hand. Blood poisoning set In and she is now in a very serious condition. The child was sleeping soundly on a couch In a bedroom when her screams brought the family to her side. They found her bleeding profusely from her left hand. A large rat. had just scampered scampered away from the couch when the family entered the room. Removed to the Lackawanna hospital the child was declared to be suffering from blood poison. The surgeons did everything In their power to extract the poison. Her condition is considered very critical.