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A Fatal Epidemic

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Parent Issue
Day
8
Month
September
Year
1887
Copyright
Public Domain
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Pittsbukgh, Pa, Sept 3.- An epidemie of black dlphtheria is raging at Lockport, Pa., asmall town of 200 inhabitants, situated .on the Pennsylvania railroad, about sixty miles east of this city. Nearly half the popula√ľon are reported down with the disease, and thirteen deaths have occurred within the past five days. Reoently an old viaduct, which formed a part of the State canal, was destroyed by dynamite at that point, leaving stagnant pools of water, which it is believed caused the epidemie. The victims are seized with black vomit and usually die in two or three daya

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Old News
Ann Arbor Register