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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 21, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION
ONE CENT i
GERMAN SHELLS FALL CLOSE TO WARSAW
BOSSES GIVE IN TO WELSH MINERS
GIVE PAY RAISE MEN TO GO BACK TO MINES
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Dady Except Sanday
VOL. 4, NO. 25a Chicago, Wednesday, July 21, 1915 398o
WHAT'S BEHIND CASE
OF "TYPHOD) MARF?
Elderly Maywood Lady' doesn't Quite Understand
Reason She Is Held at Oak Park Hospital in Oak
Park High School Typhoid Case
"See that woman wearing the blue
dress, the one leaning out of the cor
ner window that's Typhoid Mary."
The old lady shrunk back, into the
room as she overheard the remark
while the man and woman on the
street below stopped and peered up,
eager io catch a glimpse of her.
With an expression of pained pride
the old lady sat down on the couch
by the wall. For a moment she looked
blankly out of the window over the
heads of the curious ones, then she
stretched sobbing upon the couch.
The woman was Mrs. Mary Burke
of Maywood; the place, the Oak Park
hospital. She is detained -there- un
der orders. Whose , orders?
Burke does not know.1
It has been said of Mrs. Burke that
she is responsible for the 48 cases of
typhoid that developed among peo
ple who attended the Oak Stark high
school banquet June 18. The salad
served at the banquet was blamed for
causing the typhoid. It was claimed
that Mrs. Burke made the salad.
Loop newspapers have printed col
umns about "Typhoid Mary." None
of their reporters have ever seen Mrs
Burke. An attendant of the hospital
told Mrs. Burke that orders had been
given to the hospital that newspaper
men were pot to be allowed to see
Ue
Mrs. H

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