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November 20, 1918

The social effect of influenza is broad in West Virginia: the Parkersburg Mystic Shrine has had to delay the initiation ceremony; Dr Claude Thomas has been assigned as an assistant surgeon general in Martinsburg to address the mines closed by influenza; and in Morgantown the county boys and girls farm show is postponed and then abandoned for the year.

Source: “State News,” The Wheeling Intelligencer, Wheeling, West Virginia, November 20, 1918. Page 8, Column 1.

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