xFeburary 2 1918 SCHOOLS AFFORD SHELTER
SCHOOLS AFFORD" SHELTER Tol50 Victims DrfVn From Their . I Stowe, McKlnley, Lincoln and the upper Mors than 450 persons, driven from their homes by high water, made appli cation for admission to Cincinnati school before 10 o'clock laat night. Business Managei C W. Handman said. They were accommodated In Harri son, Garfield, Chase, Riverside, Oyler, floor vf Highland School. Garfield School will not be opened for classes this morning, as 14 persons took refuge there last night and many will have to be cared for during th day. No more schools will have to b closed unless th flood reaches much greater depths, Mr. Handman said. Several families slept last night In Lincoln Baptist Church. Freeman avenue, which waa offered by th pastor. Rev. Dr. Carlton Atwater, who is a member of Mr. Handnvin's Shelter Committee. Others occupied Freeman Avenue Methodist Mission, which was offered by Rev. Dr. Richard Scully. Community lunchrooms served meals td refugees In Guilford. Jackson, Oyler, Harrison, Garfield, Stowe and Lincoln Schools yesterday. Mayor Oalvln's Flood Preparedneaa Commission au thorised th schools to supply food free to refugees, and supplies will be sent to lunchrooms by th commission to day. Teachers of closed schools wer or dered by Superintendent Condon to re port to Miss Alios Richard, of th Associated Charities, for relief work In flooded districts. Teachers In Stow School were actlv yesterday afternoon among negroes In th flooded districts. A supply of coal having been re ceived for Whlttter School ft wa de cided to open It Monday.