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Death of Girl, 17, Laid To Charleston Dance
The Washington Post (1923-1954) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Feb 16, 1926
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Seneca, Kans., Feb. 15 (By A. P.) -- The recent death of Evelyn Myers, 17, was due to "dancing the Charleston," her physician. Dr. W. R. Boyer, of Pewnee City, Nebr., said in a statement made public today. Dr. Boyer declared that the extreme physical exercise of the Charleston is particularly dangerous for young women and that it may easily induce inflammation of the peritoneum.

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