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CITY HELPS POOR CUT FOOD COST
Mayor Mitchells food supply committee, of which George. W Perkins
: Is chairman, is supplying New York with fish and other foods in an effort
to cut the high cost of living for the poor. The picture shows a butcher
'selling Pacific coast smelts at six cents a pound. Women crowded stores
which co-operated in this way with the mayor s committee. .
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ROBERTSON WOULD ISOLATE
IN. TUBERCULOSIS' CASES
- John Dill Hobertsoh, tiealth cqm'r,.
told Chicago Medical sopfety that
rigid quarantine is necessary if tu
berculosis is to be stamped out.
"Tubercuiosisis a contagious dis
ease,5' he said. "There is no more
reason to think that it can be "eter-
.minated without quarantining, suf
ferers'. tban.to attempt to stop an epi
'demic ,of. smalipox without the same
measure." ' .
London, High official s,ays story
that Lusilania was lured to submar
jlne ambush' by fake, German radio
message" Is 'absolutely false,