Troops in Boston are being quarantined in the harbor and at the Brooks hospital. Strenuous efforts are being made to prevent further spread of the influenza. Across town at Fenway Park Babe Ruth pitches the Red Sox to a 3-1 lead in the World Series and his triple plates two runners.
Source: "Trying to Check Influenza," The Brattleboro Daily Reformer, Brattleboro, Vermont, September 10, 1918. Page 1, Column 7.