Hoof and Mouth

On the banks of the Colorado River, borderline of Arizona, Amelita Galli-Curci, was halted by Arizona authorities. She was only one of thousands so stopped.

To her surprise she learned that the hoof-and-mouth disease had begun to rage among the cattle of California, that Arizona had taken fright and had promptly clapped into quarantine all travelers from that direction. Humans are mildly susceptible to this malady, and are capable of transmitting it through their persons or luggage. Galli-Curci and other motorists were therefore disinfected at Yuma....

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