Epidemics

May 1, 2024

Smallpox Discovered Among Laborers at Bakerton quarries.

BOYD’S AND VICINITY.Smallpox Discovered Among Laborers at Stone Quarries.Special Correspondence of the Evening Star. BOYD’S, Md. December 1, 1902. […] At the Standard Lime and Stone Company quarries at Bakerton west of Brunswick, there developed a […]
May 1, 2024

Smallpox Spreads from Bakerton

Smallpox has broken out in the neighborhood of Benonville, Warren county, 15 miles north of Luray. It is supposed the smallpox originated from the return of several men to that community from Bakerton, W. Va., where […]
May 1, 2024

Smallpox outbreak at Bakerton.

It is said that there are ten cases of smallpox among the colored population at Bakerton, Jefferson county.
November 7, 2023

Obit: John Lamon

On Tuesday last, in the 52d year of his age, of the prevailing epidemic, Mr. JOHN LAMON, of this place. The deceased had been laboring under general debility for some months, but was attending to his […]
August 4, 2023

Virginia; Cholera Along the Canal

THE CHOLERA A deep feeling of melancholy came over us, a few days ago, as we passed along the turnpike between this place and Harper’s Ferry. In one part of the road, where, six weeks since, […]
August 4, 2023

Seven Deaths In One Day; Harpers Ferry

CHOLERA IN AMERICANew York, Sept. 9. — In this city the deaths by cholera, during the week ending on Saturday, were 138, which is 40 less than occurred the preceding week, though the population of the […]
August 3, 2023

Workmen Fleeing Harpers Ferry

CHOLERA INTELLIGENCE.MARYLAND.– Baltimore, Sept. 10: The Board of Health report for the 24 hours ending at 10 o’clock, 23 deaths by cholera–eleven white and twelve colored persons: during the week the total number of deaths by […]
August 3, 2023

Cholera in Jefferson County, Va.

Extract of a letter dated Jefferson County, Va. Sept. 1. I am extremely sorry to inform you, that the Cholera has made its appearance in this neighborhood. We had a case on the mountain, between this […]
August 3, 2023

Cholera Surrounding Harpers Ferry

THE CHOLERA.Health of the City.– The deaths in this city last week were only SEVENTEEN, one of which was of malignant Cholera.– Boston Gaz.— In another column we publish the weekly report, which has been so […]
August 2, 2023

Cholera; Irish Laborers suffering in Harpers Ferry

THE CHOLERA. In Baltimore the deaths by cholera from the 23d to the 30th ult, inclusive, were 99. The disease does not excite any alarm, and indeed there is no perceptible change in the pursuits of […]
July 24, 2023

Italians Dig Up Likely Cholera Victims

While filling in a break at Dam No. 4 last week the Italians dug up three human skeletons, the entire frames being perfectly preserved. After examination by the bystanders, the bones were pitched on the piles […]
July 22, 2023

Unknown disease in Halltown

Mr. George W. Clipp, living near Halltown, has recently lost nine sheep by some unknown disease, and Mr. Vol Hill, of the same neighborhood, lost two horses by the epizootic.
July 18, 2023

Outbreak of Whooping Cough

In the death column of the REGISTER this week is recorded the third fatality from whooping cough in the neighborhood of Zion Church, below town. This disease has prevailed in that locality in an unusually severe […]
July 18, 2023

Concern for Health; River Inspection

Dr. C. W. Chancellor, secretary and executive officer of the Maryland State board of health, has returned after an extended trip of inspection along the Potomac river from Point of Rocks to Williamsport, where considerable damage […]
July 18, 2023

Clean your Cellar

Clean Your Cellar. — Every cellar in this town should be cleaned out and thoroughly aired. Much sickness is caused from the neglect of not giving cellars an early spring cleaning. The damp, mould, poisonous air […]
December 11, 2020

Shepherdstown Cholera

No case of cholera has occurred in this town or neighborhood since Monday week, the 12th instant.The following report from the Mayor of Shepherdstown, contains our latest information from that place. TO THE EDITOR OF THE […]
December 11, 2020

Cholera, Ravages Again.

The Cholera.— This desolating scourge, we are sorry to say, appears to be augmenting its ravages in our county. Since our last publication, several valuable citizens of Shepherdstown have fallen victims to the malignant disease. Many […]
December 11, 2020

Wheldon, Cholera or Fable?

[COMMUNICATED.] Mr. Gallaher: — We have observed in the “Intelligencer and Alexandria Gazette,” of this week, a paragraph extracted from the “Argus,” printed in Easton, Pa., detailing a “remarkable circumstance,” based on the high authority of […]