Researched and Transcribed by : Tina Easley

tina@grnco.net

From the Daily Soliphone

Mar. 22 , 1902

EJECTED FROM TRAIN

A CONDUCTOR ON A COTTON BELT FREIGHT TRAIN REPORTED TO PHYSICIANS HERE THIS MORNING A CASE OF SMALL POX AT BETHEL. A MAN AFFLICTED WITH A DEVELOPED CASE OF THE DISEASE WAS FOUND ON THE FREIGHT , COMING TO PARAGOULD AND THE CONDUCTOR FORCED HIM TO LEAVE THE TRAIN AND NOTIFIED PHYSICIANS AT BETHEL.

THE NAME OF THE VICTIM COULD NOT BE ASCERTAINED BUT IT IS PRESUMED HE WAS A TRAMP.