The child fell over the summer. His arm broke and had it set but it became so stiff that he could not bend his arm. The boy reportedly had surgery last week to ease his pain. His physicians were Dr. S.T. Davis and Dr. Linter.
Lockjaw is a bacterial disease that affects the nervous system.
Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 13 March 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015