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A Letter from Mrs. Melville Cummings, Hector Mirror, 11-7-1918

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A letter from Mrs. Melville Cummings of St. Paul contains the following news which will be of interest to many Hector people: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cummings and baby have returned to St. Paul and are living at 665, Glendale Ave. Mr. Cummings is now employed in the office of the Minnesota Transfer Ry. Co.  –  Mrs. Wm Joachim nee Jeanette Cummings, has been serving as Red Cross nurse in Isolation Hospital, Aviation School, during the epidemic of Spanish influenza. While nursing a “special” scarlet fever case she contracted the same disease and it now a patient in Isolation Hospital herself. – Ethel McGowan has recovered from influenza and left Nov. 2, with four other nurses for Duluth, from which place they will be sent out into the fire district.