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8. Reports to the State Hoard of Health today show totnl of 301 new cases of Spanish Influenza In the State. 1417 of which are listed as "delayed mSil Following are new cases oi Spanish Influenza reported in various Coast cities yesterday, 4( tnmllii with Knaiiantl va Haath aV iuiohs. records; New Wearing gauze flu masks, more 'than 5000 Angelenos, Class 1 men In the draft, received their firet military Instruction last night at more than a score of drill grounds in the ity. Under the glare of electric casi-s.

If they pass they become non-comrolssioned or petty officers. The opening of the navy for Induction his been watched here with considerable interest. Entrapment of more than Sloe t.os Angles men for Kellv Field, and Camp Lewis. will cases. Deaths.

Los Angeles 671 33 San Francisco .189 29 Portland .441 20 'Free Mei eco: Hi 3" 9 v' iiiriy .1 Jb i i -i i 1. 1 i i i i 1 111 1 'r jjr i i iiiij i ir iuii 1 1" i 1 ii li mil Birm i I iih iiiii ii i 1111 1 i 11 "irru iiiiiiih 'imjim, And "the progress of the French revolution, arrested at the Congress of Vienna, has been extended," by the collapse of Austria and Turkey, according to theNew York Tribune. Instead of Germany consolidating an Empire in Central Europe, interested observers now see the Allies encouraging the development of a group of small independent nations between the Alps and the between the Adriatic and the Danube, and in Western Europe. Yet the political task of building the new from the ruins of the old is never a simple one. The task ahead of us in Central Europe can, editors declare, be compared only to "unscramblingeggs." The far-reaching importance of the surrender of Austria and Turkey is clearly outlined in the leading article in THE LITERARY DIGEST for November 9th.

It explains all the many ramifications of the subject, and is illustrated by helpful maps. 1 Other news-topics of unusual interest and timeliness in this number of "The Digest are: -''4 The American Army's "Post of Honor" in the Battle Summing Up the Four Weeks' Fighting of the American Forcei North of Verdun. y' 5 Wh uf-V. XX aim ii 1. 1 i i i mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmi VT in in mint i mi Not Ku Klux Klan, but Draft Men Drilling in 'Flu Masks.

Heavy Artillery of Fort MacArthur getting their first military Instruction are the uniformed instructors, Capt. D. Nicole (left) and Meut. F. Wi-4Sf -U-VX Los Angeles men of the Nineteenth foreground lights the men, attired in mufti, which they will soon doff for thu oliTe drab, got, their first night's military orders from similarly mabknd ofllcers.

The work of the Iepartment of Military Training j-Vss begun simultaneously In many -'lrU! of the city under, the dlrec-" tion of Col. Arthur Williams, mill-; tary director. Washinpton Park, where the larg-: Kt contingent of 600 men. Includ- ing 300 men of the draft already in-5 ducted into the Nineteenth Heavy A Healthier, Wealthier, Wiser Land German Colonies as "U-Boat" Bases Indian Leaders Dubious of Home Rule Invisible Wounds Leviathans of the Rails Sounding Niagara's Rapids Emanciationof Stonehenge Turgenef 's Failure The Religious "Communication Trench" News of Finance and Commerce Peace to Make Food Scarcer German Toys Not Wanted Mr. Wilson's ''Cowboy Brutality" Plain Words for William from His People Damascus Steel Vacuum-Picked Cotton "An Ambassador of the Dead" "Cleaning Up" the Orchestras Evil Effects of Competitive Missions The Best of the Current Poetry Personal Glimpses of Men and Events Many Striking Illustrations, Including Maps and Cartoons The Digest Is on the "Movie" Screen! world.

"The Digest" is the first great news-magazine to introduce this novelty, and it is meeting with the widest popularity. If you have not yet seen THE LITERARY. DIGESTS 'TOPICS OF THE DAY" feature at your favorite "movie" theater, why not request the manager to present it? From Maine to California in many of 'the high-class motion-picture, theaters millions of men and women are being joyously entertained by The Literary Digest's 'TOPICS Of THE DAY" feature." This consists of a series of "punch" editorial utterances-patriotic, humorous, and thrilling selected by THE LITERARY DIGEST from the newspaper press of the November day All Newsdealers 10 Cents Distinction tol gf- I Be a Reader of 1 1 I The Literary FUNK WAGNALLS COMPANY (Publishers of the Famous NEW Standard Dictionary). NEW YORK u.bu..uvu VI AlacArthur, rang with commands from 7:30 o'clock until 10. While most of the men had no -military training, they applied --themselves tvith zeal.

At Washing-ton Park, Capt. D. W. Nicolas and F. It.

MacFarland, of the "Nineteenth Heavy Artillery, kept their men going at a lively pace during th entire evening, pausing occasionally toecture to them while ea.e. Capt. Noland Ferguson, at-tached to the Department of tary Instruction, drilled Class 1 men of Board No. 10. S.

O. Richie Snd Lieut K. K. Salisbury men of Board No. 9.

CHANCE FOR NAVT MEN. Announcement was made yester-day at the Naval Mobilization Sub- station in this city, that the navy is now open to men of special qualiil- nations, and that for the first time Quince ha war began, men in deferred -classifications in the draft may go -direct from civil life to naval otli-' training (schools and that iitni of them may become commis- sloned officers. A call for the Los Angeles quota of 394 men for naval officers' schools was sent out yesterday from the lo-. jral office, which la no longer knowit i recruiting office because all men taKen into the navy ln the fu-V ture aro to be Inducted from the tlraft. The call is lor mn In de- forred classifies tions who are found qualified for certain officers' schools and for certain ratings.

Men ln Class 1 o' the September 12 registration who are specially qualified are also wanted for the navy. The Los Angeles quota of men -ho mav enter officers' training schools and become candidates fon eommlflsions In the navy is 100, In- eluding ehfhteen for pay ofllcers ma-'. terlal school, acres ranging from 21 to 45; thirty-six for Naval Auxiliary deck officers In the ages "from 21 to 40 years, and fortv-five Naval Auxiliary Reserve Engineer Officers' Material School, in the ages from 21 to 40 years. 3: WITHIN TWO WEEKS. The quotas for the La Angeles titatlon must be filled within the next fifteen days, according to Lieut.

-S. Com. Cliarles A. Harris. U.S.N,, in charee of the local mobill- yatlon suhetation.

Information gurdlns the qualifications required f' niay be had on application at the of-t See, No 818 TJnion oil Building, or tt.fey communication with that office. In addition, an unlimited ler of colored men are required for mess attendants In the naval serv-. Ice, with the chance to be advanrrd "to cooks snd stewards. This ii fhe "only branch of the naval service now open to colorod men, to the local office. The men who aro admltted'to the under thns.

condltlouo go In as PPrntlce teamen, and ko to schools on this coast. If thnv -Tass, In the first three cas, thev are commissioned, and in all nthVr 1 reports." Practically all tho larger cities In the State ehow a decline in the number of new cases which have doveloped In the last twenty-four hours and officials are of the firm belief that the epidemic is slowly, but most certainly waning. The total number of cases reported to the board since the outbreak of the epidemic has reached 123,000, It was announced. Sixty new cases were reported in Sacramento city today. This was a decrease of two cases compared with yesterday.


Twenty-nine deaths from Spanish influenza were reported by the Board of Health tonight for the twenty-four-hour period ending at 5 o'clock. This was said to be a decrease from yesterday's figures. New cases reported tonight totaled 189. Of this number 118 were reported by mall, the remainder being listed with the Board of Health by telephone. Since the epidemic spread to this city there have been 29,691 cases and 1611 deaths, according to Board of Health figures.

The United States public health service hns begun to relieve its force of eighteen physicians here, it was announced by Dr. W. C. Billings, surgeon of the service for California and Arizona. Dr.

Billings reported that conditions throughout the State were improving, and that he had received no call for help for twenty-four hours. FEW NEW SEATTLE CASES. lEXCU'SIVB DISPATCH. SEATTLE, Nov. 8.

Three deaths from Spanish Influenza and only 116 new cases were reported today in this city and but four deaths reported In Spokane. New cases ln Spokane total 217, not counting twenty-three straight pneumonia. Health restrictions in both cities, health ofiieers say, will be modified in the near future. Among the latest victims of the epidemic Is Oordon .1. Kelly of Vancouver, B.

president of the Pacific Coast district, International Longshoremen's Association, who is critically 111 In Seattle with pneumonia, following influenza. MEXICAN CITT HTT HARD. HV A. P. NUIHT WlltE.) JtTAREZ (Mex.) Nov.

8. Burial permits numbering 2248 were Issued in the city of San Pedro de Colonlas. Coahulla, during the last ten days of October as a result of the Influenza epidemic there, Tor-reon papere received here, announced. MANY ORPHANS IN NEW YORK. BT A.

P. NIGHT W1RK.1 NEW YORK. Nov. 8. -Health Commissioner Copeland estimated tonight that there are about 21.000 children ln the city who have been made full or half orphans by Spanish Influenza.

Of the 7200 families ln which a father or mother, or both, had been victims of the disease, the commissioner stated, about 700 families, with approximately 2000 children, would need the care of the city. In response to the appeal for foster parents to care for children made orphans by the epidemic, fifty or sixty persons have asked for permission to adopt one or more children. Indefinite postponement on account of influenza in St. Louis of the convention of the Investment Bankers' Assoi.ia.tlon of America, which was to be held there this month, whs announced tonight. The St.

Louis heaph department has. for bidden all conventions until further notice. MASON IS TAKEN. Pneumonia Claim Druggist. Who wns Ittwntl? Admitted to Bar.

P.rother Abroad. Eugene O. Josephs, a Thirty-second Defivee Mason, died Thursday night of pneumonia after a brief illness, nt his home. No. 1S63 Bond street.

He was a druggist. In business at the corner of Pico and Flower streets, but had been admitted to the bar after a course ot the University of Southern California Law School, and was planning to practice as an nttorney-at-lnw in the near future. He leaves a widow and a 3-year, old daughter. Dorothy. His father, tsaae Josephs, lives at 82SV4 West Forty-first utreet.

A brother, Lieut. 1-onts Josephs, M.D., Is attached to a base hospital in France. He leaves also three brothers, Harry Josenh of thin city, Amos Josephs of Havre. and M. E.

Josephs of Fun and a sister, Mrs. 1. Mlc'u elson of this city. Masonic funeral service will he held at the Home of Peace Cemetery, fluidity afternoon. W.

A. Crown bns charge ot funeral iiiiiiaiMmMaMii at Washington Park last night. In L. Macfarland. 'FLU HITS THE DOYVNGRADE.

(Continued from First Page.) household and sick, rooms, and wherever people are thrown Into close contact, but it doesn't think the universal adoption of the mask should be compulsory. Dr. Powers says the mask is undoubtedly one of the means of prevention, but that "it is no cure-all." Chief Engineer Howell of the Board of Public Utilities reported to the Advisory Committee that only 10 per cent, of the carmen In" this city are on sick leave, and that the number is only slightly more than normal. Of this number he says that 55 per cent, are motormen and 45 per cent, are conductors, which Is taken as an indication that the mask is no guarantee against catching the flu. The motormen are at tho front of tho cars, with the passengers behind them, and with glass windows in front of them to stop germs, whil conductors come in close contact with passengers in all stages of health.

Dr. S. D. Brooks of the United States Public Health Service is ln charge of the isolation hospital on Yale He says that nine of fifty-five nurses at that place are on sick leave and that at least I four or five of them actually have the influenza. This condition prevails despite the fact hat all of the nurses have worn masks constantly since entering the Isolation hospital.

CAR TRAFFIC LIGHT. In discussing street car traffic, at i the conference yesterday, Supt. Lewis of the Los Angeles Railway stated that trafflc had fallen oft at least 25 per cent, since influenza became prevalent here, The dry goods stores were repre- sented in the conference by Messrs. Chamberlain of Hamburger's, BuN lock of Bullock's, Schneider of Robinson's, Baker of Coulter's, Palmer of the Fifth-street Store, Phllp of the Droadway Department Store, Qulnlan of Hale's, Leo Jacoby of Jaeoby's, Haggarty of the New York Store, Swift of the Paris Cloak and Suit House, Lord of the Villa de Paris, Innes of the Innes Shoe Company, Mullen of Mullen Bluett and Sllverwood of the F. B.

Silverwood Company. People residing near the Mt. Washington Hotel, which Is to be immediately converted into a convalescent hospital for people who have had influenza, yesterday filed with the City Council a protest aeainst such action. Councilman Cleveland, who resided ln the Mt Washington district for a number of years, said he knew of no residences in dangerous proximity to the hotel, so the protest was referred to Health Commissioner powers. Dr.

Powers sounds a warning regarding fresh air for influenza patients. He says it Is wise to keep them where they can have fresh air day and night, but that thay must be protected from gusts of wind and drafts. Inqnlrv having been made of the local health authorities as to whether it would be safe or desirable to hold Jury trials in the United States District Court next week, on account of the flu. Judge Oscar A. Trip-pet announced yesterday that no mich trials would be held.

In harmony with this arrahge- mont, several Jury trials set for next I week ware reset for dates in Decern-' ber. The court announced that there i was a desire to co-operate with the I. 1. 1 1 4 In local umw. iwv way.

FLU VICTEVI DIES AT SISTER'S nOME. Mrs. Mary C. Pratt, sister of Vr.nk C. Collier.

No. 1133 Tine street, South fasadena, died yester day morning at the Home of the lntter. of pneumonia following influenza. She leaves one daughter, Mrs Mellen Chamberlatn, residing In Los Angelee. The funeral will be held from the Collier residence this morning at 11 o'clock under the auspices of the Christian Scientists.

ron iiOOTTNO ruoNK boxes. Joseph and John A. Copp, two brothers, who are alleged to have systematically looted telephone boxes, were given preliminary hearings yesterday before Justice Han-by. The specific charKo against the men la that they broke Into the telephone booths at the Pun Drug Store, at Fifth street and Broadway, securing about 327 in small change. Justice Hsnby held the men to answer ln the Superior Court under bonds of $1000.

According to Detective Yarrow, they were caught in the act and made confessions at polio headquarters. begin Monday, it was announced yesterday, and continue until and Including Thursday. Board No. 17'8 first contingent leaves for Kelly Field on Wednesday at 9 a.m., by the Southern There will be f25 in this contingent, headed by Waller P. Story, owner of the ftory riulIfUng.

The next contingent. 222, leaves for Kelly Field at 1 p.m. the same day. All men in Class I in this district must report this afternoon ati 2 o'clock nt Normal Hill Center for roll except the fifty-eight men w-ho leave for Camp Lewis, on November 14 at 8 p.m., and excepting those men who have received competent orders for special training, or thow actually already excused by the boird. Farewells will not be permitted at the trams and all leave-taking must be at homes, or where no crowd Will (rather.

At the roll call today a mask tiU) he furnished every man by this board. Othei' hoards have different arrangements, but most of the men will ht-e assembled previous to cn-tralnmpnt end remain In camp at Exposition Park or some other place for several hours before going on board. WOUNDED SOLDIER CARRIED RY BROTHER SETJfiT. ClIAVnOS K. AXT CORP.

KAKL MARKS TV RATTLK O.V AROOXNE FRONT. When Sergt. Chandos E. Marks was wounded In the foot by Bhrapnel on the Argonne front, It was his brother, Corp. Karl W.

Marks, who carried him to the dressing station. Corp. Marks went over the top eight times In six days, but was finally gassed and himself sent to the hospital. Mr. and Mrs.

Willis Marks, members of 'the old Burbnnk Stock Company, and parents of the hoys, received letters from both of them yesterday. Sergt. Marks wrote from United States Base Hospital 38 at Nantes, that he was keeping the piece of shrapnel as a souvenir. He did not know then that Corp. Marks was also on a hospital cot, a little closer to the front than he Is.

Sergt, Chandos Marks, who enlisted a year ago In September, was "top" snrgonnt In Co. Three Hundred and Hlxty-fourth Infantry. Corp. Karl Marks enlhstod two months after his brother, and was a sergeant in the One Hundred and Slxty-nlxth Denot Brigade. When he learned that his brother would go overseas first, ho took off his chevron and Joined Chandos's company as a private.

Sergt, Chandos Is 23 years old and Corp. Karl a year older. Their parents, who live at No. 1341 '4 Tober-man street, ore two of the best-known theatrical people In the city. They played character parts on the Burbnnk stage for nine years and recently havo appeared In motion pictures.

Both sons have had stege and camera experience. Chandos Is a graduate or Ulendulo High School and Karl of St. Vincent's College. CLAIMED BY INFLUENZA Mark I. IMIU.

Llnot.vo Operator on urn a lines for many Years. Irnl. Murk It, Trills, of No. 810 Echsn-dla Ktrvet, for the lnt eighteen years a linotype operator in the comnonlhg room of The Times, died of Influenza early yeslerduv. at the Lincoln Hospital.

This was the first death among the members of the composing room force of The Times a a result of tho present ln-lluenza conditions. Mr. Hellls was born ln Ironton, and leaves a widow. Us was a faithful, unassuming, reliable' vorkman, much liked by his fellow emplovrrs. He ha.d been ailing ellK-htly during the summer.

Burial will take place at 2 o'clock this afternoon at Odd Fellows' Cemetery. Mr. Eellls was a mem ber of that order. There will he a brief private service at the grave. (Funeral arrangements are being mnae nv u.

It. vesper, No. 1930 East First street. JUDGE WORKS SEEKS APPELLATE COURT JOB. Judge Lewis R.

Works wrote Gov. Stephens yesterday that he is a candidate for the new Appellate Court bench. He said he had no organization and would get out no petitions. Judge Works sal on tho Appellate bench recently, filling a vacancy. Judge Myers Is now filling a vacanoy on the same benob.

9th Number on Sale To The peach pits for gas mask use -when nhe was struck by the auto, driven by Miyahara. The woman was dragged a short dying almost instantly, the police say. Her body was removed to the Edwards, Gamash Heath mortuary. NO PROBATION7. Denying his application for probation, Superior Judge Willis yesterday sentenced A.

C. Hawthorne to an Indeterminate sentence of from one to ten years ln San Quentin following his plea of guilty to the charge of grand larceny. Hawthorne was charged with having stolen a valuable automobile from the J. W. Lcavit.

Company. CHArtGEB- WITH MURDER. Abram Roderlguez, who Is alleged to have fatally wounded Mlolasa Gomez and seriously hurt Jose Gomez, was arraigned before Justice rfummerfield yesterday on charges of murder and assault to commit murder. The preliminary hearing was set for November 13, TO TRY FOR COMMISSION. Walter F.

Keem, well-known attorney, who has been attached to the local justice courts for several years, leaves next Monday for Camp MacArthur, Waco, where he will try for a commission ln the Infantry. Attorney Keem has lived in Loa Angeles alt his Ufa, receiving his education in the Los Angeles ptiblto schools and the University of Southern California. SEWARD, ALASKA, HIT BY SWARMS OF MOTHS. Iby a. P.

oonntwiNnBNn! i SEWARD (Alaska) Oct. 30. Old-timers In this vicinity are at a loss to explain the reason for the recent appearance of swarms of moths. Several times lately they have Invaded the city In great numbers. Weather followers say that it is a sign of a late fall and early spring.

TWICE WOUNDED. Corp. Waldcmnr Henry Back In United States Arter Belli in- Jurcd In Battle. Corp. Waldemar Henry of Company C.

the Twelfth Machine Gun Hattallon, who left Camp Lewis with the Three Hundred Sixty-fourth Infantry Regiment, is back In the United States after receiving two severe wounds In action. A letter from the army hospital at Kills Island, written by him October 27, was recently received by Mrs. Jesse A. Vaughn of No. 2913 I laid win street, a relation by lus brother's marriage, with whom he lit'nd when ln Los Angeles.

It did 'not mention his second wound. He had told previously of being nit by Rhrapnel In the left shoulder on July 19, but he went back into notion after a few weeks, and waa again wounded on September 6, according to government reports. Corp. Henry, who is 26 years old, was employed by the city Karaite for three years. His parents live in the East, KILLED ON WAR ERRAND Woman With Peach Pits for Gas Masks fee Struck by Auto; Driver Eionwated.

George Mlyahara, a gardener living at No. 2217 Wfest Ninth street, who was arrested by Detective Prof-fltt early yesterday charged with suspicion of manslaughter as the result of an accident in which Mrs. Hannah K. Fuller, 85 years old, of No. 907 Cottage place, was killed at Ninth and Francisco street, waa released by the police later ln the day when their investigation showed the accident was unavoidable.

Mrs. Fuller waa on her way to a grocery store to deposit a sack of Saturday and Sunday Specials CRESCENT Special Saturday and Sunday v- RICK Ice Cream -a food and a dessert in one Thlg Week's JSpecial Almond and Cocoanut Chocolate ESTABLISHED 1891 toodill crHukG Electric Go. Inc. 111-113 EAST 322ST' not for The wonderful food value of this Ice Cream makes it an ideal luncheon or dessert. A Crescent Special Week-end Brick will only give the family a delightfully appetising dessert but will aid in the conservation of other foods.

Dainty and delicious flavor! specially made for each week end. Start the "Crescent Brick habit" and get a pint or tniart the family. Packed in neat, sanitary cartons. Order from your dealer. Pints, enough for four.

Quarts, enough for eight. CERTIFICATES, Vi MAY BE USED. Issue Can ho tTtlllzcd In Pay-tag Income er Profit Taxes. If you have treasury certificates of Indebtedness In your possession. Collector Carter yesterday announced that they will be received at par wltft accrued Interest ln pay ment of either income or profits taxes.

This Is a mat ter of considerable Interest to the taxpayers of Southern California. These Instruments hear 4 per cent Interest and mature July 15, 1919. They are Issued In denominations of $800, 11000, 35000, J10.000 end $100,000. It will assist the government in financing the war to take up these certificates, and any person who begins to buy and accumulate them will find the payment of taxes easier later on. mmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmi Carter's Little Liver Pills You Cannot be vOjs.

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