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August 23, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96076776/1918-08-23/ed-1/seq-1/

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96076776/1918-08-23/ed-1/seq-1/

In Michigan there are 3 times more deaths from drowning than influenza, and 8 times more children under die from diarrhea than influenza in the month of July 1918. The Michigan State Fair will include a huge war exhibit and no war tax will be charged on tickets.

Source: "Michigan Mortality," The Clio Messenger, Clio, Michigan, August 23, 1918. Page 1, Column 5.

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