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December 29, 2022



December 29, 1922 – Harry Naylor, who had been in the hospital since last Friday suffering from a gunshot wound died at four o’clock this morning, death being caused by tetanus or lock-jaw. Naylor was accidentally shot in the arm at Farragut Bay while on a hunting trip with Hervie Jorgensen a week ago Wednesday. First aid was given and a boat was rushed from town to bring him in. Every possible thing was done, but early Wednesday morning symptoms of tetanus were observed. There being no supply of the serum necessary to treat the disease here the proper authorities were at once notified...



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