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In Years Past

September 26, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, notice was received in Dunkirk early in the week that the dog quarantine there had been lifted but no such good news had been received in Jamestown, although Captain Reeder at police headquarters stated that he expected news of the lifting of the quarantine at any time now. It had been at least two months since any outbreak of rabies had been reported in Jamestown, according to police reports. The enforcement of the quarantine inside the city limits was in the hands of the chief of police and not of deputy sheriffs and special agents of the state department of agriculture, as it was in the towns and villages.



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