100 Years Ago

Typhoid Fever Takes Student


September 28, 2023

Herald of Oct. 6, 1923

Miss Ruth Furry, a student nurse in the Braddock, Pa. hospital and a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Furry of Loysburg, died Tuesday at the institution in Braddock of pneumonia which followed an attack of typhoid fever. She was 21. Surviving are her parents and the following brothers and sisters: Paul, William, Lloyd, Mabel, Leila, Ethel, Luella and Flora.

John W. Blake left Tuesday for Norristown, where he presided over the annual meeting and reunion of the 3d Pennsylvania heavy artillery and the 199th Pennsylvania infantry regiments. He attained the rank of first lie...

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