Hickman County News
Centreville, Hickman Co., Tenn.
Thurs. Nov. 13, 1924
Typhoid Situation Continues Serious
The typhoid fever situation in this county, as mentioned in last
week's issue, has experienced no relief in its widespread effect upon practically every
section of the county. The majority of cases is among children, although a number of
critical cases exist among the adult citizenship.
Among the late cases reported are Almon HORNER, well known lumber
and mill man of Only, and his daughter Miss Berenice HORNER. Both have been reported
at the point of death the past several days and small hopes are being held for a recovery.
At Pinewood several cases are reported among the students of Pinewood High school.
Miss Wilma HARRISON, mentioned last week, is slightly improved. Newer cases,
which have become critical, are Monroe and A. J. PEMBERTON, 12 and 8 years of age and sons
of Will R. PEMBERTON of near Pinewood; Raliegh S. CAPPS, former deputy sheriff and citizen
of Defeated Creek; the three children of Mose TIDWELL of near Bon Aqua, and the young son
of Mrs. Ida Shouse SPRINGER, teacher of the Bon Aqua school; Jesse J. PEELER, Jr., son of
J. J. PEELER of the firm of Coble & Peeler; and the young son of B. B. BOOKER, also of
The county board of health met here on Monday, presided over by
Dr. J. B. Webb of Goodrich and who is Hickman County health officer, for the purpose of
inoculating school-children in the district and high schools thruout the county.
Miss Maude Spence, the county nurse, is assisting in this work which is now well under way
and which service is free of cost. Community physicians are giving valuable aid in
Mrs. Rosanna NALL of
Dickson, is the guest of her son Sam NALL and Mrs. NALL.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. EDNEY and two children, were here Saturday
from Sugar Creek.