No Abatement Shown in Epidemic in Ohio
ABATEMENT SHOWN ENDEMIC IN OHIO Ms tang Civilians From temonla Continue Low. Oct 14.--The influenza in Ohio shows no signs of it. Scores of new localities new cases to James E. acting state health commis-' eionsr, That conditions are not alarm- .the 'opinion of Baumaa. t the state, he said, the situation is about the same, with jj^e-u^s 5 f either letting up or growing worse. T 1 ^ -Tllaga of New Holland, Pick --. -- f^unty, reported 500 cases. Â£,11 n , population of 800. Bauman is inclined to believe the report had been exaggerated. "Officials in many localities," Bauman said, "are going to extremes in reporting epidemics" He ascribes this to the fact that state health department sent circulars circulars to all cities and villages, asking them *,o report in any signs of the disease. The state Sunday was closed tight, Bauman said, in districts where is influenza. Surgeon General Blue of the public health service at Washington Washington wired Bauman that four physicians physicians and nurses had been sent Est Palestine, where an appeal been made for medical help. There were 2,000 cases there, about a third of the population. Wilmington and Leipsic also have appealed for help. Reports from the state, Bauman said, show that deaths in the civil population from pneumonia are low.