All last week the Eastern seaboard of the U. S. from North Carolina to Maine tingled fearfully to such news dispatches as the following:
Fall River, Mass.: ''Young infantile paralysis victims prepared to draw lots today to determine who should be the first to receive serum which may save their lives. . . . The opening of schools has been postponed."
Bangor, Me.: "Infantile paralysis has not reached epidemic proportions, but conditions are alarming enough to prevent parents from using home remedies when symptoms of the disease occur."
New Haven, Conn.: "Public, private and...