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GEORGIA HAS CASE
OF POSSIBLE "BLOOD
SACRIFICE" ON HAND
WILLIE RITCHIE AND
AD WOLGAST FIGHT
FOR HONORS TONIGHT
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL.3, NO. 139 Chicago, Thursday, March 12, 1914 ONE CENT
BLAMES THE BOARD OF HEALTH FOR
LITTLE GIRL'S DEATH
Doctor Claims "Criminal Neglect' Resulted In the Death
of Eight-Year-Old Girl Was Refused Admission
To Isolation Hospital Probe May Result,
An eight-year-old daughter of im
poverished parents died of diphtheria
last week because in all Chicago, with
all, its boasted charities, 'enough anti
toxin to give her strength, could not
But' from her death there may come
an investigation of .the. Board of
Health and the County Hospital that
may go farther than the' so-called in
vestigation of John Lyons' death at
the County Hospital. .
The child is Fanny Bard, daughter
of Abraham Bard, 3427 W. Twelfth
street He is oiitof work. And there'
are still four children to 'provide for.
About four weeks ago Fanny be
came stricken with diphtheria. She
was taken to tne County Hospital.
.Two weeks" later she was sent out of
the County Hospital in a condition
which the doctors there were pleased
to call cured.
A week ago Sunday the girl again
became desperately ill with diph
theria. The mother went to Samuel
Zak's drug store, Twelfth street and
Homan avenue. She needed anti
toxin. But she had no money.
Zak knew the people of Chicago
were paying taxes toward the main
tenance of the 'Board of Health to