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May 12, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042344/1918-05-12/ed-1/seq-39/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=16&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=18

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042344/1918-05-12/ed-1/seq-39/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=16&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=18

The cost of prescriptions increases when the diagnosis is influenza rather than a simple cold. The American Bankers Association call for an unified banking system. The Army is projected to grow to 5 million from the current 1.3 million as the cantonments expand.

Source: "A Simple Life," Tulsa Daily World, Tulsa, Oklahoma, May 11, 1918. Page 39, Column 5.

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