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Diphtheria in DuQuoin.
—On account of an epidemic of diphtheria in DuQuoin, the mayor has issued a proclamation forbidding children under 16 to attend picture shows, churches or public gatherings.
Crile in Jacksonville.
—At the annual picnic of Cass and Morgan County medical societies, held at the farm of Dr. Carl E. Black, Jacksonville, in Cass County, Dr. George W. Crile, Cleveland, delivered an address on "The Goiter Question," and after the address, Dr. Crile gave his first-hand impressions of the European War.
Fair Abandoned on Account of Cattle Disease.
—The Lake County Fair has been abandoned on account of the prevalence of foot and mouth disease. One hundred animals, the property of John Tulley, living east of Halfday, have been slaughtered, and a number of cows and hogs have been killed on other farms in the vicinity. Dr. O. E. Dyson, state veterinarian, is in charge of the
Medical News. JAMA. 1915;LXV(10):884–892. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02580100048021
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