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THK CHATTANOOGA NEWS: CHATTANOOGA, TV.SS., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER M, 1918.
Good Coffee OQn Grain or Ground, lb. u Potted Meat Cp Per can " Vienna Sausage Iflp Per can Rex Kraut Iflp Per can Pink Salmon 00 Per can The 25 Red Stores United States Food Administration Lloenie No. 0 NEED FOR MORE NURSES I BIDDY BYE'S GOOD FORM INFLUENZA RELIEVED Many cf Our Readers Arc Using Cheney's Expectorant. A si est msny people are using our food. southern remedy. Cl.eney's Ex pectorant, to relieve themselves of Spanish Inrtuenta. On the appcarunrn of the flint sympt .-!, inch a rain !n the bronchial tubes, eore throat. couN'hinR. running of lb eyes ih nose, should tako a few doses of Chene's Expectorant. This prepara tlon aoothea the lining of the throat and easily mM the worst cold or cough In a lew days Many victims of lnfluetus, have taken Ohcny's Ex pectorant with decided and pronounced benefit As It does not cost much, and easily obtained at any drug store, It la worth while for everybody who Is suffering from influenza or Its prelim inary stages, to give Cheney's Hxpec torant a trial. (AdO FOR COLDS AND GRIPPE FOLLOW DOCTORS' ADVICE Families Suffering. Without Aid to 1 Prepare Proper Food. Dr. T. S. Mcl'alllo hns gone to Itlng gold, Gu., todny to attend the funeral of Miss Jamie Edwards. Things aio a little quiet at the Red Crosa office. The rush for the little white masks has subsided, and It. 1'. lludaon, of the nurses' department, aays that conditions have evidently lm. provd over Tuesday. More nurses can be used In the city, said Mr. Hudson, and there Is a de mand for the Good Sumnritan spirit. Many homes need sonic one to go and prepare the food for the sick. In soma households the mother of little chil dren Is 111 and no aervant to attend the children or nurse to care for the patient's wants. In some families there are several cases and the overworked I mother badly In need of assistance. It la nasi to Impossible to obtain I servnnts, even where the families are I ablo to pay them. Unless there are volunteers for those families, unneces sary Buffering will undoubtedly be-the result Ask any physician or druggist snd he will tell you that the first step In the treatment of a cold, cough or la grippe should Invariably be "a brisk calomel pur gative, prefersbly the nausealess calomel, called CaJotntm." This alone Is often suf flclent to break up a severe cold over night, or eut short sn attack of grippe and possibly prevent pneumonia. One Calotsb on the tongue at bedtime with a swallow of water, that's alt. No salts, no nausea nor the slightest Interfer ence with your eating, pleasures or work. Next morning your cold has vanished and your entire system Is purified and re freshed. Calotabs are sold only In origi nal sealed packages; price thirty-five cents. Recommended and guaranteed by druggists everywhere. Price refunded If you are not delighted. (Adv.) ABUNDANCE OF FLOWERS Memorial Committee Oats Generous Response. Tha memorial committee of the Women's Service league says that the people responded most generously to a call for flowers for the aoldlera' fu nerals, made a few days ago through The Ncwn. A large tub of water at riomons Rros." has been kept filled wllh tha choicest garden flowers af forded at this season. Rich dahlias, beautiful fall roaes and all kinds of flowers ave.l'ab'e have bren brought, arranged with taste. The committee desires to thank the ladles who have so generously co-operated with them In this work. SOCIETY PERSONALS $ Mrs. TTrl Bachtel. of Mortomery. Ala., waa called he:, oy the death of Qarl L Macintosh. BttrtOtl Jones, of the tl. hflma Drug company, and his son, Cariol Jones, nre recovering from an attsck of Inluenza. News has been received here bv friends of tire sarn arrival overseas of Corp I Waller Childress, of the Fifty-seventh pioneer Infantry. Mrs. John C. Rcsson has been removed to her borne on Vine street, from the Newell Infirmary, where sbe underwent an operation. Prof. Josef O. Cndek has received news that his son, Ottnknr Cndek. has arrived safely overseas. He sua atntloneri tnr j while st Camp Wndsworth, where he was assigned to the Pioneer Infantry, and embarked from Camp Merrltt. He was the most accomplished violinist In the city. Mrs. J. M. Marshall la at Cherokee I Springs, tha summer home of MaJ. J. H I Warner, for a brief stay. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Karrar have named im-ir imny naugnrer Katharine Louisa. Mrs. Annie Snyder has returned from Washington, where she went to visit her son, Cspt Will Snyder, before his de parture for Camp Lee, Va. Actions which Indicate selfishness and monopoly are always avoided by polite persons. The man or woman who cares to appear well bred always "takes a back seat' rather than use his elbows to get a front one. Nothing so adver tises a child's Isck of home training as the way he pushes or squirms through a crowd Into the best place wherever he may be. whether In his home, or a street car, or a school picnic. Movie charac ters act this way, however, as an evi dence of their "pep" and ability to make good. Big Ben MOTORS BIG STOCK ON HAND LET YOUR WANTS BE KNOWN Scott Bros. Electric Co. 115 W. 7th St. Phone Main 3854 DAILY HEALTH TALKS The Best Way to Treat Constipation. BT S. C. BABCOCK, M. D. The medical books nnmo many drugs that will move the bowels. The drug store shelves are loaded down with laxatives, purgatives and pills. The trouble with most of them Is the after-effects. Constipated people know that pllla work all right for a little while, but they Boon lose their effect, and a change has to be made to some thing else. The constant taking of pills results in a form of bowel Inac tivity that Is difficult to cure. The system becomes bo accustomed to lax ative drugs that the organs Just won't work without them, and so the pill habit becomes as bad as constipation Itself. Dr, 1'lcrce, of Buffalo, N. Y., seems to mo to have the right idea He says the bowels should first bo gently moved with Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, and In the meantime, laxative foods only should be eaten. Pigs, prunes, olive oil, spinach, bran, vege tables and fruits are fine for consti pation. Chew every bite thoroughly, oat little meat, and be as active as possihle. Now, doesn't thnt seem sen sible? Pleasant Pellets will Btart the bowels working right; then It Is up to you to keep them right by right eat ing. Try Pleasant Pellets for sick headache, coated tongue, biliousness, dizziness, torpid liver or to break up a cold. They are Just fine! Dr. Plerca'i Anodyne File Ointment soothes, cools and heals piles In a most gratifying way. Perhaps there Is no other remedy for this torturing trouble thnt relieves bo surely and quickly. Dr. Pierce bellcrves Anodyne Pile Oint ment will overaome any case that can be overcome by mdlcal treatment Try It right now. Dr. Pierce's Ajiurlo Tablets are In tended for people who suffer from kid ney disorders Whose backs ache, and whose aystema re overrun with uric acid. Nearly everybody has too much uric. acid. Anurlc Tablets dissolve arlo acid quickly, as they are made double strength. (Adv.) INFLUENZA Mrs. Douglas McMlllln. who has been very III of influenza at West-Ells infirm ary. Is reported as much Improved. Miss Clara Plndell Is recovering from an Illness of Influenza. Miss Willie Mae Sutton, of McCallle avenue, who has been 111 of Influenza. Is convalescing. Miss Stella Alexander hns gone to Reeves. Ga.. where she will undergo treat ment at the nattle Creek snnltsrtum. Mrs. William Bryan Is Improving from her reecnt Illness at the Home of Mrs. E. P. Sisson In St. Elmo. Miss Emma Sue Sinartt, who has been 111, is now able to he out. Mrs. Ren Allison Is 111 of Influenza at (Written for The News by Emma Bell Miles.) Onee Jimmy came In awful late; to aleep we all had gone. He tiptoed softly up the stairs, and there sat ma alone. She showed him that tha midnight hour was far and overpast. He answered. "Oh. well, ma. you know. this time's way yonder fast!" Bob works at the munition plant; he hates to leave his bed, And when at four, the "larm goes off, he covers up his hesd. She calls him two three times, and first he'll srore and then he'll grunt. "I wish the gov'ment never knowed this daylight saving stuff!" When all the house needs redding up, and Edna wants to go. She says. "I got to hurry, ma I'm afraid this time Is slow." But every night her benu stays late, she turns the hands to ten. Why, every mlsrue on the place Is blamed on old Big Den. But last night ma, she wound him up, and put him on a chair Beside her bod, and looked at him and said, "You set right there. Your Job's to tell the truth of when to wake and go to work; Remind us whi n we go too far, and help us not to shirk," She says, "If Big Ben's on his Job, I surely aim to know It, And If there's any truth In him It's time that lie should show it. The way that clock's been fibbing, now I tell you, It won't do!" And all folks are feeling kind of nervous. Wouldn't you? Is III at her home with Influensa. Mrs. R. l. Llaylor Is III si her horns on Vine street with the grip. Miss Cornelia Whltaker, of Poplar street, has been reported as having the Influenza. Mra. Armstrong, who lives on Poplar street haa the "flu." Bliss Sutherland, residing on Georgia avenue, la 111 with a aevere cold. Mrs. M. C. Collins. 614 Gcorgls aranus. Is Sick With the Influenza. The Rev. H. W. Lewis Is III with the Influensa. I- B. Smith has the grip. A Bssutiful Woman. Do you know that a beautiful woman always has a good digestion. If your digestion Is faulty, eat lightly of meata, and take an occaalonal doBe of Cham berlaln'a Tablets to strengthen your digestion. Price 25c (Adv.) HEAVY TOLL OF INFLUENZA Washington. Oct. 16. There were 8,122 deaths from Spanish Influenza In thirty cities during the week ending Oct. 12, as compared with 19 for the week ending Sept. 14, when the discuss got Its first foothold In Boston. The same period there were 4,409 deaths from pneumonia. These figures, announced todny by the bureau of the census, do not Include fig ures from army cumps, snd, with reports missing from all other cities and towns nnd country districts, there was no way of estlmnting the total number of deaths. The heaviest toll from Influenza wn. 1.6D7 In Philadelphia. The New York total waa 969, Boston 850 and Chicago 871. SEEKING MURDERERS Police Spread Dragnet In Effort to Cap ture Murderer of James Kennedy. New York, Oct. 16. The police ha. spread a dragnet over Greater New York today In aearch of two men wanted foi the murder of a man named James Ken nedy, who was shot nnd killed as he stepped from a taxicah in Second avenue The men escaped In the taxlcab, forclnR the chauffeur, to drive them away at the point of a revolver. STATE FAIR NOT TO OPEN Health Authorities Refuse to Allow the Mississippi Fair to Proceed. Jackson, Miss., Oct. 16. Dr. W. 8. Leathers, executive officer of the state board of health, has ordered the Missis sippi state fair, which was to have op ened In this city Oct. 21, not to be held on account of the Influenza epidemic. The situation generally Is Improving rapidly. Dr. Leathers says. I United States Public HealtliService RUPERT BLUE, Surgeon-General "Spanish Influenza" "THE FLU" The most accurate information obtainable in regard to influenza is given in the article below, which was handed to me by Surgeon-General Blue with the request that it be brought to the attention of every man, woman and child in the City of Chattanooga. H. D. HUFFAKER, Commissioner of Health. Chattanooga, have recovered from Influ enza. Carl Welgel Is III with Influenza at his home In North Chnttnnooga. Mr. and Mrs. Bluoher Blair and little daughter, Martha, are recovering from the Influenza. Mrs. E. W. Arnold and little son. Ern est, are 11! with influenza at their home on Mississippi avenue. Busll Cornelius la seriously 111 with In fluenza at his home In Highland Park. Mrs. Charlie Thompson Is 111 In North Chattanooga. Mrs. Hownrd Blake, of New York, who has been with Mrs. L. S. Schlessenger In V... ,1. . - .. I I . her home In St. Elmo. Masters Jo and nYien ' lrora Uncle Sam's Boys Whether you have enlisted or been called to the draft; whether In the army, navy or aviation you will bo required to have good eyesight either naturally, or with the aid of good glasses. Need Good Glasses We are fully equipped to fit you correctly wllh the glasses you will need. We carry a very complete line of lensea and frames our army and navy style being especially adapted to rough outdoor usage. Harris & Hogshead Optometrists and Manufac turing Opticians 13 E. 8th St. Phone 67 "SEE THE SIGN." Ben Allison, Jr., have recovered from their recent Illness. Misses Emma and Nettle Greenwood hnvo returned from Mnrtha Washington college. Owing to the epidemic of Influ enza, the college will remain closed until Nov. L Mrs. Ernest Thurman, nee Miss Irene Dobbs, has been seriously HI at her home on the Rossvllle boulevard. Mr. nnd Mrs. Herman Lewallon, who have been 111 of grip, nre convalescing. Judge Lewis Colemnn Is 111 of influenza at his home In St. Elmo. Miss Sadie Magill continues 111 at her apartment In the Virginia. Miss Lollta Winder, who has been very 111 of Influenza at a hospital In Philadel phia. Is reported slowly Improving. Mrs. C. H. Winder Is with her daughter. Miss Lillian Blnnslt Is convalescing aft er a week's Illness of grip. Miss Blnnslt is a member of the Junior High school faculty. Little Dorothea Trick Is critically III of pneumonia at the homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Irlck, 1009 Union ave nue. Miss Lyda Bowman, who hns been 111 the past week, Is rapidly Improving. Miss Marguerite Nash Is recovering from an attack of grip. Thomas Talllnferro ts reported seriously III of pneumonia at his homo on High street. Edwnrd and Baxter Davis, sons of Prof, nnd Mrs. W. T. Dnvls, of Highland Park, have been III of Influenza. Roy Blevlna is now able to be out, after a serious attack of grip. Mr. Blcvlns Is pronrletor of the St. Elmo Drug company. Mrs. A. L. Crumbley Is 111 of Influensa at her home, 1010 Enst Eighth street. Mrs. Edwin McMlllln, who hns been III of Spanish Influenza. Is reported much Improved. Mrs. McMlllln contracted the disease while nursing at general hospital No. 14. e Mrs. Louts Hansburger Is suffering from Influenza at her home in Highland Tark. Miss Ellen Cornelius Is Improving from a severe attack of Influenza. Mra. 3. Park McCallle Is recovering from the influenza. Martha and Marjorle Carter, children of Mr. and Mrs. Peyton Carter, of North CATARRHAL DEAFNESS MAY BE OVERCOME If you have Catarrhal Deafness or head and ear noises or are growing hard of hearing go to your druggist and get 1 ounce of Par mint (double strength), and add to it H Pint of hot water and a little granulnted sugnr. Take 1 tablespoonful four times a day. This will often bring quick relief rom the distressing head noises. Clogged nos trils should open, breathing become easy and the mucus stop dropping Into the throat. It Is easy to prepare, costs little and is pleasant to tako. Anyone who has Catarrhal Deafness or Head noises should give this prescription a trial. (Adv.) Stops Stomach DistressRightOff Inexpensive. Home-Mads, Old-Fashioned, but Just Try It. Re sults Are Wonderful. No matter how severe or stubborn a i csss of indigestion, gas, belching, bloat ing, vomiting, heart palpitation, nerv- , ousness and pains after eating you may have, or what has failed to benefit you. Just try this old borne remedy and watch the result. I i Simply get two ounces of concentra ted liquid Marllx (aromatic) 76 cents worth, at any drug store or by mall from The Marllx Co., Fort Wayne. Ind., Dilute the Marllx with double the quan- tlty of pure water, then take a tea apoonful before each meal. 1 ' Just see how quicklv you feel bless ed relief. Bee how quickly you get back a good, heaiti-.y appetite; how your stomach Is strengthened; how perfect your digestion becomes and how the distress you usually suffer disappears Mk tho test; you take no chances, It must benefit you more than any thing you ever used or It costs you nothing. Get It now and try It be fore your next meal. Mrs. Ed Haves Is nble to h out srnln after an illness with influenza. Carlyle Littleton Is reported out of dan ger nnd doing nicely. Miss Carrie KInser Is Improving after a two weeks' Illness of Influenza. R. T. Wright, Jr.. who has been 111 of Influenza at his home on Mission ridge. Is reported as doing nlcoly. Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Sanders are re covering from a serious attack of In fluenza. ., Mlj to- keroy Andrews and lit tle daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth, are seriously ill of influenza at their home In North Chattanooga. riA ?,Pnt,,r ,R 111 " srlp at his home on McCallio avenue. Lloyd Hlxson nnd Asa Murray, stu dents of tho Oak Orove Grammar school, have been III the past week of grip. MIes Harriett Andrews, who Tias been critically 111 at her home on McCallle avenue. Is snmcwhnt ImnrnvaH f'Rt'Q Allen Campbell, son of Mr. snd Mrs. W. A. Csmphetl, of McCallle ave nue. Is 111 of influenza. W. R. Senter Is III with Influenza at his homo on McCallle avenue. Miss Harriot Andrews Is recovering from Influenza at her home on McCallle avenue. Dr. Wtllard Steele, who Is 111 with pneumonia at Camp Greenleaf, Is re ported not doing so well this morning. Dr. and Mrs. Rudolph Watson, of North Chattanooga, are recovering from Influenza. Dr. Raymond Wallace and Mrs. Wal lace aro both III with Influenza. Dr. Wal lace la Improving. Miss Mary Edith Manker Is seriously III with pneumonia at her home In Iilvervlew. Mrs. L. M. Coleman has returned from the enst. where she was called hv the illness of Mr. Colemnn. Ho Is Improving from nn attack of Influenza. . M'm SlA K'rrl and four children are 111 with Influenza. Mrs. P. I,. Johnston Is recovering from yn attack cf Influenza at her home on Lindsay street. Dr. BE Myers, pastor of Pilgrim J ongregatlnnal church, Is recovering from Influenza at his home on Missionary rtdge. Mrs. M. V. Grayson Is critically III or Influenza at her home on Oak street. I;- p; Potter Is suffering from a severe case of Influenza. Miss Genevieve Catron Is convalescing from an attack of Influenza. Andrew Stockburger has been seriously ill of Influenza at Camp Sherman. O. W. J. Stockburger returned recently from Ohio, being called there by his son's Ill ness. Mrs. W. W. Brooks. Jr., Is III of Influ enza at the home of her mother, Mrs. A heel. In Highland Park. Harry Weatherford, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Weatherford. Is III of Influenza. Miss Ixjuiso Weatherford has recovered from nn Illness of grip. Mrs. Myra Bngley Is convalescing from an Illness of grip at her home on High land Park avenue. Miss May Elliott, who has been 111 of Influenza. Is reported as rapidly Improv ing. Mrs. Eulalle Rlggs. who has been 111 of Influenza, la now ablo to be out. J. O. Henry, of Georgia avenue, Is 111 with Influenza. Mrs. C. T. Shaw, of Cherry strset, ts "lei: with the grip. O. L. Mitchell, of North Chattanooga. Is confined to his home with Influenza. Mrs. Ren Allison, of St. Elmo, Is sick with Influenzn. Mrs. J. F. Rllzznrd Is reported as being Ml nt her home with Influensa. Miss Luetic Harris, of Fourth street, Is confined to her home with the grip. Mis. M. Parker Is sick with the grip. Miss Annie Thomas, resting on Poplar street. Is sick with the "flu." Mrs. F. W. Howell's little habv Is sick nt their home, 421 East Eighth street, with Influenzn. Miss Lonlal Thacher Is 111 with the In fluents, Miss Mlndetl Dnmewood ts confined to ' er home with Influenza. Mlaa Pearl Morgan .residing on Geor 's avenue. Is sick with the grip. Tom Elliott, of North Chattanooga, has he Influenza. Mrs. R. L. Conner, of Cherry street. Is mined to her home with Influenza. Mrs. A. J. Gardner, who lives on Four "nth street. Is reported aa being alck 'th the Influenzn. O. P. Jones: who lives In East Chatts nOOjva, brs lnflipzn. PRECAUTIONS AGAINST SPANISH "FLU" The main thing is to keep your liver and bowels active by taking a Disco lax Tablet every night at bedtime and your nose and throat well sprayed with Dobell's Solution. Get Dlscolax at any druggists', 25c a box. (Adv.) HAROLD CROUCH RECOVERS Influenza Has Kept Him in Naval Hos pital Several Days. Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Crouch received a letter Tuesday from their son, Har old, who Is In the navy at New Or leans, In which he stated that he was Just recovering from two weeks' ill ness of Influenza. He has been In the hospital. The young man's message relieved the anxiety of his parents, as they had BOt heard from him for several days. Harold Crouch offered his services j to his country and flag last winter and began active duty in January. For j a while he was on a patrol boat. Late- i ly he has been stationed at New Or- ! leans. He Is one of Chattanooga's oesc Known young men. SINKS IN COLLISION British Freighter Sinks When She Col lides With War Vessel. New York, Oct. 18. The Raltish freight steamship Port Philip, outbound, was sunk in a collision with a United States war vessel off Swinburne island In the ower bay this forenoon. Tho Port Phil ip s crew of forty men was saved. Steamer Sinking. New York, Oct. 16. A large steamship was reported to lie sinking in the lower harbor today. The vessel was bound out mw uuueiny signaled tor help. VICTIM OF AIRPLANE Lieut. Edward Little Killed and Inttruc tor Seriously Injured. Timi'-"' SJ&lfc 16 "cut. Edward Little was killed here today and Instruc .u ,Bm,P received serious Injuries when their airplane fell out of control from a considerable height. The accl- FmtU" ,nhVlxth ?f Its ln(1 occur at rulton In the past year. CONVENTION CALLED OFF. Ed M?.r; f E Tennessee Postpone Meeting on Account of Influenza. The executive committee of the East Tennessee Educational association has canceled the coming meeting which was to have been held in Knoxvlile Oct. 81 to rSOV. 2. Tht n.Ti,,,, i v-.wM " 'in landi oy tne executive committee because of the very rapid spread of Influenza, rendering It very Improbable that public meetings 1'i'ni n rtA 1.,. 1,1 Ih t. ii. . . . . . ,i, vuuvuie at ine lime set for the meeting. The spread of in fluenza has also greatly Interfered with the program, as a largo number of per to tnko part would not be able to All their engagements. Owing to the un settled stnfe nf nffatm tha ... - ii rim i.inn of the association has deemed it wise not iu uuempi to noia tne meeting until next year, when every effort will be put forth to reach the pool of iiinniiahA. -a, ..... this year 2.500 and to have the greatest "K m an respects . in me nisiory of the association. Last year 2.072 teachers, or CO per cent, of tho public teachers of I'm; T.nnM(M .a-l.,n..J -.,.1 -- ........ .. i v u i . i.-. i - i i ' i eun, weic In attendance upon tha meeting at Knox- ville. OUR PARENTS HPREflS Says Cobden Lady, Used Black Draught Interesting Tale of Her Faith in This Old Reliable Family Remedy. Cobden, 111. Mrs. Alice Met, of this place, thinks that when you have found a good thing. It is your duty to let others know about It. Sho writes: "We have used Black-Draught In our family for years, as our parents be fore us used It, as a general medicine for liver and stomach troubles. It Is also fine for the children. They get away sometimes, just like children will, and eat just everything. Many times I have prevented serious troubles by taking my children in hand and dosing them thoroughly with Black Draught. My husband takes Black-Draught for constipation. It worked wonders in his case. In fact, we are all true believers In Black-Draught and are never out of It. We would not resort to any other remedy, under any cir cumstances." Thed ford's Black-Draught Is a med icine thnt every person should keep In the house, and use at the least sign of Indigestion, constipation, liver nnd stomach troubles. It Is purely vegetable, and acts ac tively on the bowels, gently stimulat ing the liver, nnd helping to Increase the normal discharge of bile into tho Intestines. It assists In the digestion of food and relieves constipation in a prompt and natural way. Try R'nck-Draught. ... ... ... . ,,.) What is Spanish influenza? Is it some thing new? Does it come from Spain? The disease now occurring in this country and called "Spanish Influenza" resembles a very contagious kind of "cold" accompanied by fever, pains In the head, eyes, ears, back or other parts of the body, and a feeling of severe sickness. In most of the cases the symptoms disappear after three or fo,ur days, the pa tient then rapidly recovering; some of the patients, however, develop pneumonia, or inflammation of the ear, or meningitis, and many of these complicated cases die. Whether this so-called "Spanish" influenzn is Identical with the epidemics of Influenza of earlier years is not yet known. Epidemics of Influenza have visited this country since 1647. It Is interesting to know that this first epidemic was brought here from Valencia, Spain. Since that time there have been numerous epidemics of the disease. In 1889 and 1890 an epidemic of influ enza, starting somewhere in the Orient, spread first to Russia, and thence over practically the entire civilized ivorld. Three years later there was another flare-up of the disease. Both times the epidemic spread widely over the United States. Although the present epldemlo is called "Spanish influenza," there Is no reason to believe that It orig inated In Spain. Some writers who have studied the question believe that the epldemlo came from the Orient and they call attention ot the fact that the Ger mans mention the disease as occurring along the east ern front In the summer and fall of 1917. How can "Spanish influenza" be recognized? There Is as yet no certain way in which a single case of "Spanish Influenza" can be recognized; on the other hand, recognition la easy where there Is a group of cases. In contrast to the outbreaks of ordinary cougha and colds which usually occur in the cold months, epidemics of Influenza may occur at any sea son of the year; thus the present epidemic raged most Intensely In Europe in May, June, and July. More over, in the case of ordinary colds, the general symp toms (fever, pain, depression) are by no means as severe or as sudden In their onset as they are In in fluenza. Finally, ordinary colds do not spread through the community so rapidly or so extensively as does Influenza. In most cases a person taken sick with Influenza feels sick rather suddenly. He feels weak, has pains In his eyes, ears, head or back, and may be sore all fiver. Many patients feel dizzy, some vomit Most of the patients complain of feeling chilly, and with this comes a fever In which the temperature rises to 100 to 104. In most cases the pulse remains relatively slow. In appearance one Is struck by the fact that the patient looks sick. His eyes and the inner side of his eyelids may be slightly "bloodshot," or "congested," as the doctors say. There may be running from the nose or there may be some cough. These signs of a cold may not be marked; nevertheless the patient looks and feels very sick. In addition to the appearance and the symptoms as already described, examination of the patient's blood may aid the physician in recognizing "Spanish influ enza," for it has been found that In this disease tho number of white corpuscles shows little or no Increase above the normal. It Is possible that the laboratory investigations now being made through the National Research Council and the United States Hygienic Laboratory will furnish a more certain way In which individual cases of this disease can be recognized. What is the course of the disease? Do people die of it? Ordinarily the fever lasts from three to four days and the patient recovers. But while the proportion of deaths in the present epldemlo has generally been low, In some places the outbreak has been severe and deaths have been numerous. When death occurs It is usually the result of a complication. What causes the disease and how is it Spread? , Bacteriologists who have studied Influenza epidem ics in the past have found In many of the cases a very small rod-shaped germ called, after Its discoverer, Pfelffer's bacillus. In other cases of apparently the same kind of disease there were found pneumococcl, the germs of lobar pneumonia. Still others have been caused by streptococci, and by other germs with long names. No matter what particular kind of germ causes the epidemic it is now believed that Influenza is always spread from person to person, the germs being carried with the air along with the very small droplets of mucus expelled by coughing or sneezing, forceful talk ing, and the like by one who already has the germs of the disease. They may also be carried about in the air In the form of dust coming from dried mucus, from coughing and sneezing, or from careless people who spit on the floor and on the sidewalk. As In most other catching diseases, a person who has only a mild attack of the disease himself may give a very severe attack to others. What should be done by those who catch the disease? It Is very Important that every person who becomes sick with Influenza should go home at once and go to bed. This will help keep away dangerous complica tions and' will, at the same time, keep the patient from scattering the disease far and wide. It is highly de sirable that no one be allowed to sleep in the same room with the patient. If there is cough and sputum or running of the eyes and nose, care should be taken that all such discharges are collected on bits of gauze or rag or paper napkins and burned. If the patient complains of fever and headache, he should be given water to drink, a cold compress to the forehead, and a light sponge. Only Buch medicine should be given as is prescribed by the doctor. It Is foolish to ask the druggist to prescribe and may be dangerous to take the so-called "safe, sure, and harmless" remedies advertised by patent medlclne manufacturers. If the patient is so situated that he can be attended only by someone who must also look after others In the family, it Is advisable that such attendant wear a wrapper, apron, or gown over the ordinary house clothes while in the sick room, and slip this off when ' leaving to look after the others. Nurses and attendants will do well to guard against breathing In dangerous disease germs by wearing a simple fold of gauze or mask while near the patient. Will a person who has had influenza before catch the disease again? It Is well known that an attack of measles or scar let fever or smallpox usually protects a person against another attack of the same disease. This appears not to be true of "Spanish influenza." According to news, paper reports the king of Spain suffered an attack ot Influenza during the epldemlo thirty years ago, and was again stricken during the recent outbreak In Spain. How can one guard against influenza? In guarding against disease of all kinds It Is lm portant that the body be kept strong and able to fight off disease germs. This can be done by having a proper proportion of work, play, and rest, by keeping the body well clothed, and by eating sufficient whole some and properly selected food. In connection with diet it is well to remember that milk is one of the best all-around foods obtainable for adults as well as chil dren. So far as a disease like influenza Is concerned health authorities everywhere recognize the very close relation between Its spread and overcrowded homes. While it Is not always possible, especially in times like the present, to avoid such overcrowding, people should consider the health danger and make every effort to reduce the home overcrowding to a minimum. The value of fresh air through open windows cannot be over- emphasized. . Where crowding is unavoidable, as in street cars, care should be taken to keep the face so turned as not to Inhale directly the air breathed out by another person. It 18 especially Important to beware of the person who coughs or sneezes without covering his mouth and nose. It also follows that one should keep out of crowds and stuffy places as much as possible, keep homee, offices, and workhops well aired, spend some time out of doors each day, walk to work If at all practicable in short, make every possible effort to breathe as much pure air as possible. "Cover up each cough and sneeze, If you don't you 11 spread disease." THIS PUBLICITY PAID FOR BY Chattanooga Railway & Light Company 3