A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 8, 1951

Since many of you offered—and gave —help to Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., you will be happy to know that the city's epidemic has been checked. With only 13 new cases reported during the past month, the total number under daily treatment has been reduced to 835.

Two months ago, when we ran our story on the Soo's all-out fight against the worst ringworm epidemic ever recorded in the U.S. or Canada, 1,500 sufferers were taking painful treatments. Hundreds yelled while nurses snatched infected hairs out by the roots. The city was so itchy that...

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