Los Angeles (Dec. 27)
In an attempt to avert an impending disastrous outcome for the efforts of the Jewish Consumptive Relief Association, maintaining one of the largest sanitaria in the west, a national advisory board has been assembled of which Marco R. Newmark, scion of one of the pioneer families of Los Angeles, has been selected as chairman.
An effort is being made to organize a national appeal for this institution, which provides the only available haven for victims of tuberculosis from all parts of the United States who require California’s climatic benefits to save their lives. Diminished incomes from the East and Middle West, which contribute almost all of the patients at Duartee, has caused a large debt to accumulate in the operating expenses of the institution.
Mr. Newmark is the son of Harris Newmark, the first of the family to come to Los Angeles, whose book “Sixty Years in Southern California,” edited by Marco H. and another son of the early immigrant, has now gone into its second edition at the press of Houghton Mifflin Company. Mr. Newmark, a prominent merchant, has been active in most of the philanthropic and civic institutions of Los Angeles.