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Mrs Parkers, of Grand View Avenue, DuKjuesjie Heights, Pittsburg, gave a lawn fete recently, restricting her guest list to whoopiiyg-^ough patients. Owing to the wide-spread epidemic of the disease, the list was rather a large one. Mrs fParke,rs* son hafj had the whooping-cough a-ntl she w contracted it froth him. On behalf of her son she gave a lawn fete to iiubthers who. ha<l contracted the -disease frtmi. their children. They were accompanied by the youngsters, ami several fathers were also present. During the serving of thy festive meat creosote mixture was a most popular relish. To add to the gaiety of the occasion, attractive prjzes were offered to the children who whooped longest ami loudest, jind booby prizes to thoso who whoopctl least. The fete proved such a successful social novelty that nearly all the guests issued return invitations.

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WHOOPING COUGH PARTY., Bay of Plenty Times, Volume XXXVI, Issue 5110, 25 September 1907

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WHOOPING COUGH PARTY. Bay of Plenty Times, Volume XXXVI, Issue 5110, 25 September 1907

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