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Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, December 05, 1937, Image 11

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One Infant Taken Home in
Probe of 10 Deaths.
j By the Associated Press,
CHICAGO. Dec. 4.—Eight infants—
survivors of a mysterious outbreak
which brought swift death to TO
others at St. Elizabeth's Hospital
showed definite improvement todav.
One of them. 12-day-old Sanara
Traska. was apparently cured. She
was lifted from her bassinet in the
quarantined nursery, placed in an in
cubator and borne to the home of
her happy parents in an ambulance.
# Sister Mary Adolphine, superior
—Copyright, A. P. Wirephoto.
at the hospital, reported the seven
others stricken by an intestinal dis
order had taken a turn for the better
No new cases were reported but
•cientists exerted every effort to reach
an important objective—the findms
of the cause of the disease that has
puzzled medical men for several years
It has been diagnosed as enteritis
or acute epidemic diarrhea. The
soource of the scourage was believed
to be a virus.
Dr. Richard H. Jaffe. director ol
^ the Pathological Institute of the
Cook County Hospital, continued
laboratory tests aimed at ascertain
ing the source of the ailment.
I His autopsies showed marked
changes in the brains of the twc
Infants he examined. The same in
’ fections were found in botn bodies
His studies tended to support the
theory that the disease was caused
* by r virus invisible under a micro
The importance of his research was
enhanced by the report of Dr. Her
man N. Bundesen, president of the
Board of Health, relating that simi
lar outbreaks had occurred in recent
years in New York, Toronto, Mem
phis. Seattle. Buffalo and Rochester,
N. Y.. and in Fiance and Scotland.
He said that 234 babies died in
New York City between July, 1934,
* and December, 1936.
He warned all parents they were
' required by law to report any mani
festations of the malady to the
Board of Health.
Chief of Development Section oi
Bureau of Air Commerce to
Lecture December 14. *
* Future aircraft engines will be dis
, cussed in an illustrated lecture b;
John H. Geisse, chief of the develop
ment section of the Bureau of Ail
Commerce, at a joint meeting undei
t the sponsorship of the Washingt-or
Section of the Society of Automotive
Engineers at the Cosmos Club at ?
p m., December 14. Dinner, at 6:30
will precede the meeting.
Organizations participating in the
” meeting include the Army Air Corps
Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, National
Aeronautic Association, Aeronautical
Chamber of' Commerce of America
Washington Air Derby Association
and Aero Club of Washington. Dr
H. C. Dickinson, chief of the heat and
power division, Bureau of Standards,
will preside.
Non-Sleep Hikers
Resume 200-Mile
Trek to Atlanta
« __
B* the Assoclateo Press.
TR.ION, Ga . Dec. 4.—Refreshed
after a bath and a hot meal, two
foot-sore college boys resumed to
night their non-sleep walking
marathon from Sewanee, Tenn.,
to Atlanta.
David Rose. University of the
South senior, and Charles Robin
son, freshman, said they were
tired, but quickly added “we feel
a lot better now."
The youths are two or four
Sewanee students who left on the
200-mile endurance jaunt early
» Friday morning. One of the boys,
** Lee Bellford of Savannah, Ga..
resigned as a contestant at
Jasper. Tenn. Dick Kirchhoffer
* of Mobile, Ala., gave up at Chat
^ tanooga. Both complained of
acre feet.
The hikers planned to “stop
’ only for meals and at no time for
v more than an hour," spurning
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Children From Friendship House
to Be Guests at Theater.'
The Junior Cinema Guild will pre
sent the second of its series of motion
picture programs at 10:30 am. Sat
urday in the Rialto Theater. Chil
dren from Friendship House will be
guests and will present brief program
of their own.
The guild Invites the public to co
operate in malting possible tfiese week
ly picture presentations for many of
the city’* less fortunate children. Sub
scription ticket* for the series may be
obtained at 1734 P street N.W.
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More than *84,000.000 acres are
being devoted) to winter crops in
Dalgleish to Address Society
Thursday on Street Car Design.
The American Society of Mechani
cal Engineers will hear R. H. Dalgleish,
chief engineer of the Capital Transit
Co., discuss design of the modem type
street car at its monthly meeting at
8 p.m. Thursday in the Potomac Elec
tric "Power Co. auditorium.
A dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m.
at the Raleigh Hotel in honor of the
speaker. A. T. Dupont is in charge.
Textile Exhibit to Be Reopened
After Holidaya.
The Textile Museum of the District
of Columbia, at 2330 S street N.W.,
will be closed during the holiday*, it
was announced today.
Beginning with Thursday, December
23, the door* will be closed through
and Including January 4, 1937.
Britain expects to store 30,000,000
civilian gas masks for emergencies.
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