ï~~Board of stimate to Be Asked for
$50 00 to Inaugurate
" Lune c ntres In the public schools
will beco a part of the city educational lyst in. If plans are carried out
f as presen d at 'a meeting of the
S Board of ucation yesterday.
Mrs. An le Murray, in her report
o on the. n ed and desirability for
OWS school r ches., recommended the
board ask hat the sum of $50.000 be
include),~ the 1919 budget for this
purpos. t was decided President
n Somer t an Superintendent Ettinger
Lacant should trr are.a resolution to accomSh pany the eport for presentation to
S the Board f Estimate.
lames. Holland, of the State
t Federation of Labor, and Peter J.
Brady, of the Central FPederated
Union of t lis city, were present. Mr.
n. of No. Brady urg the necessity for the
ee. Flat- school lunc es, not only for the good
mn Mon- of the pupi a physically, but also as a
nd left in part of the educational system of the
w made city. He aid it would teach food
n f Nos- values to te pupils and also to their
as. Two parents. 3I said:
an found "This w11 be almost as valuable
us condi- a part of he educational System as
Y. is any oti r. But [ wish to emphag o Dr. size the f ct that the unions are
'Brien. strongly ppoaed to free lunches.
te porar- Anything I the nature of a charity
'in been would ten to pauperise the childblunt ren and th ir parents."
City Sup rintendent Ettnger spoke
nhat- strongly of the edubational value of
nu trol- the lunches especially for the parse men. ents. He a vocated the establishment
m ann of lunch ce tres in each school disna y. I trict, fistea of attempting to spread
te and them oler oo much territory, until
Sb bind. the board h S proved their value for
r ne of the physlca good of the pupils.
'ro ny President Arthur 8. Somers told the
tw men board the 2,500,000 of State school
ty hose, moneys 'app opfl'iated for the city may
un II an be diverted or the purpose of redz-cIng city ta s. He gave this as the
opinion 'f Illiam P. Burr, corporaStion counsel This is in direct oppos.tion to th. opinion given by CorporationCouel Hardy of the Mitchel
Administrati. Mr. Somers said if
the board is deprived of this $2,500,000, a new udget must be prepared.
Off in Grip Crisis
Relea' s pictures to the 17,500
"movie" houst s in the country will
be disco 4tined on Ontobe! 14. Releases!i1 i ot be. made ntil the
Spanish nS nsa epidemjo has subbsided. is tion Was ordred yesteidy b r teeentatives oc the National ooI ton of the M oton PIoture Ind t*
More tntn t -thrds of the "move"
v enordered ooed by
local boiSrds o health. Store than
1,000,000 em oyes airs* afeoted by
yeter8at a a lion. The tatiopal Tpberoulost~ lation has call ft! three of it aa(omal conferences.
Thy w e' to have beea held inPittsburgh, irmi gham and Providence
this mn h. he mxeoutive C~~mmit
tee of he erloan Public Heslthi
t Assoolsiti nh iostiltt te annual
meetug; lie fo7rnext week in ChF.
here to-day to confer with Derepocrati
State Committeemen who gather herb
to-morrow t choose 'a successor to
Chairman Edwin E. Harris. Immediately upon his arrival Mr: Smith called
upon Chairman Joseph A. Ketlog of
the State campaign committee, anJ ae
renewed his plea that Kellogg assutme
both the campaign and the State
LEADERS JOIN IN PLEA.
National Committeeman Norman E.
Mack, William E. Kelley, the On.ndaga leader, and practically every
committeeman on the field reinforced
Kellogg was promised a unanimous
vote at to-morrow's meeting. Kellogg
protested that while he would gladly
remain as campaign chairman, he
much preferred that somebody else
take at least the title of State chairman.
WILL TAKE BOTH PLACES.
Finally he agreed to serve in both
positidns on promise of a solid vote
to-morrow, with the understanding
that another be chosen as State chairman after this campaign.
Chairman Kellogg to-night assailed
Governor Whitman and State Chairman Glynn for alleged breach of the
contract that until October 19 campaign meetings should be devoted exclusively to appeals for the Liberty
Loan. The chairman said:
"The Democratic campaign management has sealously fulfilled the
pledge not to permit discussion of
politics on the stump While the
Liberty Loan canvass is being made.
Mr Smith and our other candldated
have devoted their entire time to
promoting subscriptions to the loan.
CITES BREACHES OF PACT.
"Republican State Chairman Olynn
challenges my statement that the
pact between us has been broken.
Proof of this is in the fact that at
Chathaw. Columfia County, the
home of Louis F. Payn, lasbt Saturday' 'lax Commissioner aRlph W.
Thomas, an appo tee of the Governor, spoke of Ilie 'riot of graft
under Tammany rule.' He said
"If you want good government,
confinue the present a40ninistration; if you 'want bad government,
go back four years.
"Mrs. J. F. Yawget, chairman of
the Women's State Republican Executive Committee, urged women as
a unit to register and vote for Governor Whitmans. Perhaps Chairman
Glynn does not oonsider this ort of
talk partisan politics.- The whole'
tenor of every speech made was
the rankest kind of old?tashioned
Republican politics and distinctly
hurtful to the sUcoes of the Liberty
WILSON NOTE AN ISSUE.
The Democrat ic Stats Committe6
will make an issue of Rep sc. attacks upon President Wilson.iswer to Price 's Orman peace
4omft,0U upon tht statements of
Senators Lodge, New and other leaders, (Charman ReUogg satd;:
"This is no time for barkers or
wrhinersor'btting dogs. gt is a time
when every American man, woman
and child, should tand be tnd the
Presldent in his war poli y. His
note was a masterpiece. o briticism 'upon it at all has ode dron
other biter Republioan partisdans.
"Inste4,of hurling criticise at
the Presldeat we aslould all, regtarless of party, bark the Preald4t in
bhin truly Aine~sn poslttloL"
Nnira Commttteemu"M' k 'said:
Ne t.n othrS. do bndt at Ithu
tiate tie~~ ta<boast le*th
Rem6 l <l*~ haesod r
all r~4Wttor~&Kr lego
- o."-.v"'."e". h hould the epidemic continue to grow.
III the New England district the in- ore alarming day by day is the poe
crease runs as high as four to seven ible closing of the subways. r
times the average weekly mortality!'opeland discussed this oly as a rerate for the past five years as com- mte emergency measure.
puted by the United States Census The Health Commissionne has b4
Bureau. New York and Chicago show 'any reports that the ra iroad mana smaller percentage of Increase than gers have not done th ir best in
any of the big cities. aking advantage of his! nbw time
Boston's death rate Jumped from an liheduliPs for the opening and closing
average ratio of 14.7 for the corres- f businesses and factories -It is
pondi'ng weekly periods of the five enerally agreed that cohgestion in
previous ykrs, to a ratio of 100.2 he morningts is as bad a ever. b'Tha
during the influenza week on which ticeable ohange in the afternoon ts
statistics were compiled. This amounts hat conges ion, instead o being vonto a six hqndred per cent increase. ned to the rush hours, 5 to 7 p. rn.,
The rates in other New England cities s crammed 'and Jarnmed the cars
show almost as high percentages and nd the Brooklyn Bridge and other
increase.... rminals. beginning at 4 30 o'clock.
NEW YORK RATE LAI ER. "The strb'ways are the *orst of all
disease carriers," said Comnmissioner
The rate in Jersey City more than oisease carery," said Conmisi ner
Â~opeln yesterday, contiouing:
doubled, as did that of Memphis, "If our new regulation designed
Richmond and Na.shville. Washing- o make the traffic load nnore uniton's and Philadelphia's rates have orm do not succeed, it ill be betrebled. ause the railroad peop e haven't
New cases of influenza in Washing- isen to the occasion."
ton now average more than 1.000 a Chairman Hupbell, of the Public
day. The Government has ordered rvice Commission, alone. of all
25,000 gauze masks for use pf war t ohe who reported on thie subways
workers whose employment particu- t Dr. Copeland. thought conditions
larly exposes them to infection. hd improved. He said he believed
Outdooi meetings, including opens te improvement would continue from
air church services and Liberty Loan d y to day. Great overcrowding on
rallies, now are prohibited. The te surface cars is admitted.
closed public shool houses have been
turned over to the United States Pub- PIJOWE T OGUARD THE TRES.
lie Health Service for medical relief The autocratic power of the Board
stations. The,restrictions as to oHeth in an emergency like this
church services now Pre applied to Het in an emergen like this
weddings and funeral,.- h not been exercised as yet, but
WORLD-WIDElPREAD.ons of the new regulations alThe Federal authorities hayv0 been r dy have been reported.
asked to suspend the lncomingof ad- a olice Commissioner Enght was
a ked yesterday to send a uniformed
ditional clerks from out of town. p liceman to every theatre in *few
The State Department announced Y rk to remain on duty at every Ierthe epidemic had made its appear- fopmance. His business will be to see
ante In all parts of.the world. cQble th t ventilation and sanitary arrangeinformation received to-day indicated mnts are perfect; that there is no
outbreaks in Lisbon, Capetown and cr' wding; that no childrea are adPernambuco, Brazil. m tted, and that persons coughing and
During the past twenty-four hours an ezing are sent home.
there has been marked increase in new he Hudson tubes, ferry boats ad
cases and 'deaths in army camps. a urban trains will be the subjent
New cases of influenza numbered 13,- to day of a conference with A. H.
695. which is 1.855 more than reported S ith, Director of Railways. Health
yesterday. New cases of pneumonia C missioner Copeland said the intotaled 2,842, as against 2,181 the day fi of thousands daily into the city
before. fr m the stricken towns of Jersey
Deaths from all causes in the armyi an Westchester calls for regulation
camps and stations for the twenty-four- w ich a purely local official has no
hour period were 820, an increase of po er to make. He has been told
fifty-nine over yesterday's total. Total th Hudson tubesr especially in the
influenza cases reported sinoebeginning ru h hours, are worse than subway
of the epidemic September 13 no* am- t ins for unsanitary conditions. The
ber 198,799. ca a are packed. windows are closed,
eatsfcarom a aRse in a th re are no fans and no ventilation.
Co ditions on the ferries and many
Camp Mills Under co mat rs' trains are nobetter.
revolutionary plan adopted y!e -
ftrict r ant ter ay has solved.for a time, the
Strict Quarantine. p blem of the shortage of nurses.
Camp Mills was declared under Ev ry hospital ino a the city has fo
quarantine ysterdday. No a was ten to thirty of its' nurses down Wit
a o w e to g o. ine r o t. C a m p U pto. p n ish in flu e n z a. T h e to ta l n u n be e
allowed rtooIn or out. Camp Upton, is early 400.
-rhich has 4,000 case. of Spanish In- Co LES MEN TO IkELP.
f revolutioisryot.anlosep..d o
uensa, Is not cosed. r. Copeland called up the deas
It Westchester County yesterday eve medical college i the city."
all the courts, Supreme. County and con ented to send their senior cls"
Surrogate's, were ordered closed until stuo ents to-day into influensa wards
October 21. The various draft boards to t as nurses.
announced no mnre exaplpnations.of embers of the faculty of
rei htrants would be h for ts e oll ge will do the medical wort tn
present The county ha 815 cases the same wards. Borne s me
ot Spanish infruense Of these, 300 st ents within a year of their gr
'are in Mount Vrionu ' d a on wit to-day act as surses
Greenwich, Cohta., reported 900 Bet Vue, Kingston Avenue and
cases of grip. Seven have died, Six- ci iopitals, and the ouniitn
teenn cases have developed at the Lod ag House, which already h
fshinabls Rosemary Ra l Scho 10 n0ueass patients Del Th
The one hndred or more 'ds0al on won who ayatried Mrs. GrT
Al et..o*ehe4to f +, Meca Cvollg.t..re5f
A e theatre schools and othet pati t li Metropolitan Hospita
n Cibes places of e geoe ware D.lopeoand, sal l r ai
Â~lles4! ystere sa wrieult of. ae tew ekses 'were not rs. nr4
S,AHLt t ealth O ndicer, po & pena ieU are so i~t
mo1 n.*b.- v t "e ' "" t++ not; rrt4 g.,eaI wer tnwete
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