Teamster in Jack MacDonald's Crew, The

DESCRIPTION: Leslie Stubbs was a teamster "who came to the lumberlands his family to maintain," He complains of headache and becomes sick. MacDonald and Tom Proctor take him home to his wife in Sherman Mills. Doctor Harris cannot save him.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (Ives-DullCare)
KEYWORDS: death lumbering disease doctor
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Jan 23, 1908 - death of Earl Stubbs
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ives-DullCare, pp. 165-167, 256, "The Teamster in Jack MacDonald's Crew" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13997
NOTES: Ives-DullCare: "Earl Stubbs, aged 28, having contracted spinal meningitis in a lumbercamp, died at his home in Sherman Mills, Maine, January 23, 1908, and Dr Francis Harris had signed the death certificate" - BS
File: IvDC165

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