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December 8, 1918

DC attorney James Proctor is recovering from being gassed in the Meuse-Argonne, which is reported alongside the War Camp morris-dancing schedule for the DC Christmas tree, alongside the DC influenza epidemic: 508 new cases and 22 deaths. The city health department is not expecting a return of a virulent form.

Source: “Plans Christmas Tree,” Evening Star, Washington, district of Columbia, December 8, 1918. Page 17, Column 5

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