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Volume I Number 22
May 15, 1935
Brimson, . Minnesot?
OFFICIAL BULLET1. AS
This camp has been placed under
absolute quarantine because of Epidemic
Meningitis (cerebrospinal). All members
of the camp are expected to comely with
the quarantine prohibitions an regulations. Both the C.C.C. Regulations and
the Minnesota Public Health laws pro
vide penalties for breaking auarautina.
Capt. Da^is was appointed to the
Board of Officers appointed June 8 1935
by paragraph 21, Special Orders, number
133, Headquarters Minnesota District,
C.C.C. to liquidate the fund of Company
2773, C.C.C, Jay Cooke, Carlton, Minn.
Company 3773, C.C.C. has been disbanded
and the membeas transferred to other
This company will furnish the cadre for and act as parent company for
Company 4217, C.C.C, Camp F-53, Spruce
Lake, Two Harbors, Minnesota.. Company
4217, CC;C will be organized .in the
Second Corps Area with headouarters in
Hew York. The camp will be occupied a-
bout July 20, 1935!
A complete file of the Sullivanite
will be maintained in the Library of
of Documents, Wash
lngton, - pursuant
to recent instructions granted from
Seventh Corps Area
Thr;a men wore
tiv . discharges in
the course of the
DANGEROUS DISEASE HITS CAMP
Camp Quarantined For
by J.J. Weyer - M.D.
Epidenic Meningitis is a disease
which enters the body through the nose
and. throat, affecting mainly the nervous system.
The disease is demonstrated in
its early stages by all of the nigns
and symptoms of a cold. There is the
general ill-feeling with a discharge
from the nose, possibly a sore throat
and. a cough, These e«rly svmotoms may
be brought on with a chill and a headache, followed by a fever.
Later symptoms are a stiff neck,
pains in the >ack, sore eyes, sensa-
tivness to light, extremely severe head
aches and later delerium.
The death rate in past epidemics
has "teen from 35 to 58 percent.- However, those that do recover usually
have some type of permanent damage.
Blindness and deafness are rather common, There may bo a mastoid infection
or 'wate on the brain'. These are but
a. few of tho possible end results of
One may often wonder in the case
of other disea.ses as well as this one;
where did the mi-
Tom and Jerry and Minnie the Moo-
cher have escaped !
Armstrong, tho nurse-maid, noticed their absence on Wednesday morning,
when he entered the new -"ashroom to
feed them. After searching tho camp
grounds thoroughly, but in vain, he
reported the mystery to the press.
crobe causing the
first case in our
This is a question
answerable in two
ways: The possibility of a contact with a "carrier", that is one
past week. Hearings were conducted and
two mon operating privately owned motor
vehicles, and one deserter **oro ordered
jwho has the germ
' in his throat but
who does not develop trie disease because he has a resistance to it. The
or means of contracting it is by be-
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