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Influenza Encyclopedia

ï~~r t r l brour ttles. T Australian regiment I was sonh ted with started after the Turk While I was lying wounded in No Man'a Land a bit of shrapnel took* ut my eye. I lay there and cried. The lad next to me struggled o his knees I heard him mute ': God In heaven give the folks ack home strength and courage t send help to mypals.' Then he di d. I've cried any times since, when I.ave bee all alone.' fo' t e boyi *ho are' dying and puiTerl g over there. Zuy Liberty Bonds., Hen L. Doherty, of the National Petrole m War Service Committee; said: "We must do away with everything that is non-easentfal. The deman as on the oil producers today e ceed the supply by about 710,000 barrels a day. I am most heartil against the proposed 2 Cent tx on a gallon of gasoline. Glasoli e is no luxury. Statistics prove hat less than 16 per cent of the g oine used is for pleasure vehicl. Gasoline is the greatest conse oer of man-power and horse feed I the world." Presi ent Byrne wis sarcastic in his rote enees to the oil refiners. He said in art: "Wh t are the refiners doing for us? 0 r existence seems to be of little oment to the refiner now beca he finds a ready market. If we cannot buy commodities at such price as will permit us to handle theon at a profit, we must 4ntim tely succumb, and if we give ip t.h fight, what of the refiner? The in ependent refiner has been a quitte In that most trying tim cqf the Nation's life he Is a dederter.' The t ree-day convention got under way at nooe with a luncheon at the B|ltmor. The second session will open ths morning. 32 ISONERS STRICKEN. 'went cases of Spanish influensa ha'v deloped athong the prisoners In Raymon street jail. Brooklyn. The patie.i hae been quarantined in the Jail hopital. Twelv prisoners in the Tombs arIl, blt no new cases were reported yaserday i Lor unree-fouzrths of a car' leitgth. Assistant District Albert Cohof the Bronx, who started 4p Inve tigation on the spot, remarked th t they looked "like tissue piper." The principal casualties we e: KILLED. Charles K. Harris, motor an, of No. 2830 Third avenue. INJURED. Annie Mallen. of No. 400 tOne Hundi'ed and Eighty-sevent street; laceration of left ear;' Fordh m Hospital. Catherine McCormak. we ga; her address as.o~odhasn.. spital odnflson of righf eye; For in Hospital. Stephen GalUhoser, of No. 8 Grover avenue, Yonkers; lacerate knee; Fordham Hospital Eleven other victims, bruise lacerated and 1shecked,- were ass sted to their homes after receiving rat aid treatment from a corps of 4octos and nurse. The second ca of the rear train was turned into a emqrgency hospital until it could be run into the One Hundred aid ightythird street station. A Third avenue "local xpres' from the City Hall' was st led for some unknown reason betw n that point and the Fordham ave ue station. According to one accou It was waiting for the train ahead to put. out of the latter station, tw blocks distant. round the sharp urve t One red apd Eighty-Sixtth street swu g a Second avenue ex reas at high speed. } MASY RUSH TO SAFETY. P1asengers in the.rear 'clt of the stalled train and in the' fron oar of its follower speedily foresaw a collilsion, and made a rush to escape into adjoining cars. Most of them succeeded, and o that circumstance was due the f t that there was not large loss of 11. The two cars were almost empty w on the Second avenue train tore into i s leador with a crash ihat Caused al rm for blooks around. By what aber'ation of Jud ent or defect of mechanism the moto an of the second train, Charles K. arris, brought about the crasly none of.the witnesses could imagine. And his Sa not alive to explain, As his car plunged nito to one aliead, its roof crumpled u and crushed him it his post. Firem n and volunteers had a hard Job aft rward in chopping and twisting the rockage apart to extricate the bod It was his 'first round trip r the day,. Assistant District. t ey Cohen learned. Heto had report for, work at 4:40 p.m. c onducto'r, Michael Pa. told,he -&utborttiates h was looki the ther -way at the time of the co eson 44asould not _a opunt for th ol,.......... s auvaseU.oy tihe lited States Public eHalth Service t to permit the slightest relaxation the stringent precautionary meases against influenza. Reports rec ived 'from all sections of the county indicate no abatement in the seady advance of the disease -in the rge centers of population. The Government is in a, much tier position to cope with hte dine so in the soldier camps. Immediate a d strict compliance with health sanitation regulations is readily *ned there., PROP INCA/aPE. precaution enforced by the S rgeon General of the army at The v to ns training camps have resulted I temporarily checking the spread o the influenza. o-night's;, official report shows a sI ght decrease in both the number o new cases and deaths id the army ps,%but the reduction is not utfi dntly marked to warrant a belief t malady has reached its height. e number of new cases of Inf ensa for the past twenty-four h urs totalled 11,760. as against 12,4 -reported for the day before. Tod y.2,181 new cases of pneumonia w re reported, as against 2.939 for t previous twenty-four-hour peri 4. There were 761 deaths, as a ainat 838 the day. before. These fi res fpring the total number of es of Influenza in the camps retted since September 13 up to 1. 1. t the National Capital, for example, epidemic continues to claim inc aing number of victims daily. No I' or public assemblages of any c 1'cter now are permitted. The galle e of the Senate and the House ye been closed to the public. None t Government clerks or officials on IpSes errands is permitted in the C grestonal Library. ULD EAR VISITORS. he 'ituation has become so sortou the suggestion has been made to th Federal authorities to stop the in ow into Washington of hundreds of mep and., women clerks who are sti 1 arriving daily. It is also sugge ted that people now resident here as sojourners for pleasure or -sgghtso ng purposes return to their homes. to reports to the United States Pu lie0 Health Servide indicate new on reaks-i the South as well as the W t. ew coases were reported from a np tier of 'counties in Mississippi. Th disease ts'epidemic at Petersburg a Hopewell, Va. An outbreak it rep rted at Lake Charles, La., and a nu bert of 'cases are reported from 5 Francisoo. limn physicians ar read'llNxespo Alir to the recent 1ll of Bur'gS. G0eia1 Blue of The United St ib ealth erZoe for medid in t41stKbts most afeeed,..oto.-trop all parts p,:Tsa serprted.or 1 h Hour Rules Big Sae0C6pelatid. 5,(t:..e.Isaeioner Colelad said Je r4d.-prjgs tngicated the 0 1119%'st*~ 'tirehors pn the -..-... -..Vs Luraerp., Mr. apeland said he must have '8 nurses, as weld as a. matron, a cobk and waitresses for the emergency hoeptials opened this week in te Municipal Lodging House and elsewhere. He said the department hospitals were sadly in reed of domeestic help of all descriptions. including scrubwomen and orderlies. He appealed to the patriotism and loyalty.gf New York women to respond. There is no present Intention of closing the Mew York schools. '4 epresentative from Surgeon-General lue's department told Dr. Copeland yesterday he agreed It would be unwise to do so. Dr. Jttinger, Supertantendent of Schools, agreed with the Conmisalne - this,,Public EchsoT h 43, at East ndr a and Thirxreighth stree.Browsn place, the Bronx, was cl 'yesterday, but this was because tAd it4ating apparatus was out of order. Depetnent nurses and doctors attend every school session. The teachere are under daily instruction as to Influenza protection methods. Rigid inspection Is kept up. Royal S. Copeland, Jr.. eight-yearold son of the elalth Commissioner, was sent home from school yesterday because he had"'a slight cold. This - amused the Cormistoner. ' "It shows the preventive machinery is working," he said with a chdckle. "MOVIES" " ER L SULRVEILLANCE. The small motion picture houses. aIth low cellings and without windows or equally good ventilation fell under the department's susplcio" yesterday. Police Comnmissioner linright was called upom for aid. ITspartment inspectors will visit Eil these places to-day aind the police reserves will follow to see that regulations at'e observed. All winds"n and doors must be thrown open at 8 o'clock in the morning. No child under twelve years of age shall be admitted,' with or without parent yi' guardian. Gatherings in the opeh air are e 1 -couraged. Fresh air and sunshlte are prophylactic In the New Jessey regulations, block parties and outdoor gatherings are frowned upon. A Liberty Loan meeting in Newayk last night, at which Vice-Preegide Marshall was to speak was cancelled. The Womren's Christian Temperance Union ha" postponed four convertions to have been. held in eastefn States thi month because of the epidemic., JELSEY HARD Brr. The gatherings were to' have been held in Binghamton. N. Y., Leomin* ster, Maas., Laconia, N. H., and Rockland. me. Schools were closedt yesterday It Albany, Rockvlle Centre, Tarrytown and 'many other paisces in this State as well aa In New. ersy. Public sembliles were forbidden fia Yonkers a d the theatres were olos,. 7he- LIbe Loan headquarters was shut up ad the campaign stop ronkers hja SAt ca.ees of Spa dantas. f'Wentr e, d. Ambng t e whre and ill areie Health Officer Charles V. tImsted Alfred' W,..Mc4a *nz a newspmr. writer, who has bootnn b s Liberty la n. Twelve phtrce 10/10/2006 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS NEWSPAPER R M

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