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March 5, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn91066782/1918-03-05/ed-1/seq-6/

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While Mr Newcomb is reported suffering from German measles in the Barre Daily Times social pages, a humorous entertainment is being held where "The Charge of the Light Brigade" is performed by a lad with influenza. On the front pages a third case of smallpox is reported, and a thirty years sentence for a sergeant at Fort Devens for "unpatriotic utterances."

Source: "Social News," The Barre Daily Times, Barre, Vermont, March 5, 1918. Page 6, Column 1.

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