Yes, it is a real article in the Press Democrat. In 1920. It apparently causes a fevered disorder that leads to bad temper, slackness, lassitude and bad health.

Jazz was very new at that point.

Let’s see, the divorce rate in 1920 was 12 per 1000, and in 2019 it ware 2.9. Hmmmm. The numbers are not quite comparable, but it looks like Jazz did not cause the earth to be destroyed after all.

The Jazz One of Direct Causes of Marital Discord and Divorce.