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Infantile Paralysis

Source: Columbus Republican 19 Nov 1910

Crawfordsville, Nov 19 – Physicians are taking steps today to prevent a spread of an epidemic of infantile paralysis at Hillsboro in Fountain County just over the Montgomery County line.  Several children have already died of what now is said to have been the dread disease. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Eskew, of Shannondale, lost their two small children this week.

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