|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 5/26/1898.
Adkins, of Beech Fork, was in Wayne last Saturday and from him we
that his daughter and her child were bitten by a cat several weeks
are not likely to have further trouble from the effects of the
They were taken to Baltimore immediately and treated. The head
the cat was taken for examination and the surgeons were satisfied that
the animal had hydrophopia. They experimented by giving
of the head to other animals and in every case the animal died.
cat fought the child viciously and followed it and the mother some
before it was driven off.