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THE EVENING WORLD, THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 1918,
OF FACTORY WAG
SWORN TO BY GIRLS
Tell Investigating Commission
They Work Eleven Hours a
Day for $6 a Walk,
ONE GETS ONLY $3.30,
AH Compelled to Work at
Night and Some of Them
tm the reports at ths Factory taeestl
Satlng Commission, sppolntojl two year
asjo bjr Oot. Dl. wlilch ara to toa sub
mtttad tn a few dara to Gov. titlser,
lhara win ba several aflMavlu by
yi'inj rlrla ami aired women, mongers
of the etrlk n United Garment Work
era' T'irlon. exposing the miserable and
unsanitary conditions umler which Ihey
are forced to work ten and elven
hours a day.
Many affidavits tell of the harrnwlns
stnis;irls of youna girls tn SUSjpOfl not
only themseiven hut their families In
mny Instances an Invalid mother or
father snd yoiinser sisters and hroth
i ra. Worse than the low waaos and
heavy fines lmp..s"il for the sltshtest
infraction of rules Is the aworn xtatr
ment of the girls and women of the
iinhcaltMul snrrminillnRa In whh !i they
ara forced to labor.
FORCED TO WORK AT HOME AT
After tan or eleven hours' work In s
factory fir $r..M a weei many of the
garment workers are forced hy foremen
of faototlea to tn lo work home. In most
esses the drls have sworn In their afft
illte that It was necessary to work
nt-hts In order to make e living.
at J" OS I it. Marhuts. twenty ears old.
who Uvea st No. Snaj street. Urook
;n. In Iht affidavit aald the most ihe
toMM make, working from o'clock In
the morning until 6 o'clock In the eve-
nine, with only fifteen minutes for
luncheon MM H a week. She found I: j
was recrsary In order to earn that i
muvh to take work home nt night, out
o' the $1 she hn.il to pay M AO a week lor
I Mary Stanllutl. nineteen years old, of
No. V Angel street, Brooklyn, told prac
tically the same story In her affidavit.
reived two cents for every buttonhol
she made. After becoming expert she
could earn M a week, working eleven
hours a day, and then taking work home
Mary Mech, seventeen year old, of No.
JOT East Flfty-Jlxth street, a garment
worker, swore that during the slack
seaaon ahe made only ff.M ft week, work
!ng ten ami n half hours a day. Khe had
to wor; st heme every nlgM. She lives
with a married sister nnJ pays tin a
WORKS ELEVEN HOURS A DAV
'OR SS A WEEK.
Nusilala Conaparatl, sev, teen years
old, of No. 810 East Thirteenth street, by
wontung eleven hours a day earns S5
week. She has a stck father. Her
mother work at home aa much aa ahe
can for the same factory, but her eye
slght Is bad and ahe omn make only
three to four dollars a week. Nuaslata'a
fourteen-year-oldslater, before going to
school every morning, troea to tbe fac
tory and gets the mother's work and
takes It to her and after school takes
the completed garmemts back ti the fac.
tory. A twelve-year-old slater has heart
trouble and cannot work.
Out of the S8 or to a week earned by
the girl and her mother they have to
support a family of six and pay In a
month rmt. The girl also said In her
affidavit that If she was a minute or
two late st t lie factors the Ixisse -If-
d.i, te.1 t.tree or fun;- rents fr.nti her n. I
Jessie De'lsenll, twenty yule old. if i
No. Ill NanMnlfS avenue, llldgewmi.l.
swore that she hod to spend three ;
hours a day on a train to and from
h, r place of employment In Houston .
street. Sue worke.l eleven hours a day '
and received 17 a week. After ma kins
the long trip, she said, ahe was not
alaays sure of working, as mnny ex
ruses were made to lay the girls off
for a day at a rime, particularly dur
ing the dull season. Her father Is a
porter in a saloon, but earns sma'l
wages. Sometimes she said as much
SI It rents would be taken out of her
wages when she was only five minutes
01 RL MADE ILL IV UNSANITARY
This girl mail,' a startling statement
rensrdn the unsanitary condition SI
the plumbing In the factory where she
worked, "he said that often she wi nt
home III at night. Ahe said that Hi re
were eoekroaches I StkSf Insects In
Isabella Monaway, forly-snv.oi years
old, salil she worked eleven hours a day
for IB.tO. snd that she had to pay noard
to a married son. When she oldn t have
the money she hsd to pawn her wedding
ring to get It.
Anna Buscata. sixty-five years rdd,
who waa employed in a Fifth avenue
Shop for six years, swore lhat she msde
on an average SO cents a day or about
It. 60 a week, and by working nights and
Sundays she might earn II 10 extra.
Thla old woman lives In two rooms and
does her own cooking on a gss rsnge In
the same place where she sleeps. Dur
ing the entire six years she hud been un
able to save anything. Her eyesight Is
falling, she said, and at night, when she
Is working ome. she gets a neighbor
to thread the needle for her.
PRETTY 'JANE DOE'
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YOUTHFUL AND NATURAL COLOR
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a... II SHIP tllin UflITU
Of nm a nnin nmiin
Don't neglect your hair or allow it to
become grey, thin, dry or lifeless.
beautiful head of natural colored, lux
uriant radiant hair is priceless to every
women. Why not hsve it; and keep it so?
Why lie prematurely grey and gron old
looking before your tunc ?
By all means don't let your hair be
come grey or faded ami full of irritating
and nonliving Dandruff when HAY'S
HAIR IlkALTH will bring bark III
youthful color and remove the Dandruff
It is simple, safe nnd easy tn use and
perfectly harmless. Its use cannot be
Don't waste time thinking or worrying
about your grey hair, or take chances
with new and untried preparations get
a bottle of HAY'S HAIR HEALTH to
day. It has been used and given absolute
satisfaction for twenty-five years Give
it a fair trial, the grey hairs will disappear
in no time and you'll be delighted with it.
The following druggists guarantee to
refund vour money if you are not satis
fied with II AY'S HAIR HKALTH.
Cw. Sign this adv. snd take it In
rrCGs any of the fallowing prug
gists and get a iOc tixe bottle of HAY'S
HAIR HhALTH and I cake of HAR
FINA SOAP KREK, for 50c; or l sixc
bottle of HAY'S HAIR HEALTH and
cakeaof HARFINA SOAP KREK. fur II .
The Clothing Event of the Year
Bril! Brothers' Semi-Annual
Sale of Overcoats
Thousands of Overcoats and Suits of Every Style,
Fabric and Color at Record Price Reductions
H5.00, H0.00, & 38.00 am
Overcoats and Suits, at MSgO
$35.00, $32.00 & $30.00 i -en
Overcoats and Suits, atflP
$25.00, $22.00 & $20.00
Overcoats and Suits, at
18.00, $15.00 & 12.00 $
Overcoats and Suits, at
Chinchilla Overcoats in blue, brown and gray are foremost in this
Wonderful Sale of thousands of the very finest and smartest
overcoats shown this season - there are velours, Elysians, tweeds,
beavers, cheviots, meltons, Shetlands and vicunas of exceptional
quality the smartest and most distinctive of models. Single and
double breasted Guards coats, plain back models, belted coats with
inverted pleats, coats with shawl collars, convertible collars, velvet
collars and self -collars; coats for dress wear and semi-dress wear,
and bift warm storm coats for auto and street wear.-
SliitS in smart English effects and distinctive conservative models
of finest worsteds, tweeds, cheviots and vicunas in a remarkable as
sortment, brown, blue and gray mixtures and neat, smart dark effects.
279 BROADWAY, NEAR CHAMBER T, STREET BROADWAY, AT 49th STREET
UNION SQUARE, 14TH ST., Near Btoadway 47 COR , LAND 'of., Near Greenwich
125TH STREET, CORNER THIRD AVENUE OPEN EVENINGS
TO HUBBH TAILOR
While Wife, Disguised as a Fat
Woman, Played Sleuth and
NO DIVORCE GROUND.
Judge Adjourns Case, Telling
Mrs. GoUffi to Oct More
To s thoss beloved trousers ten
derly carried hy tha other woman to
the tailor, there to he pressed snl
rressci. just aa you used to admin
ister tn tbrlr tife!-, dOM nnl lti.ll.ate
fiat the nea rarrler. RluOil a -e Is a
parti. ularlv nttra.tlve Jane loe. Is
rnmlllnr enough With MM owner of the
aforesaid IflHwMhTg W warrant a wlfr
obtaining , dlrorre.
This de -Islon wn prorl.ilmed to-day
hy Jusllre l-'ord In ad.lmmilng a dlvnrre
artlnn drought hy Mrs. Mary i, (lough
against her husband. Wslls' e Is (lough,
a rubber Importer.
Mrs. (lough produred a hellhoy who
said he dally saw dough and Ml Doe
enter an apartment In the New fnl
veralty Court. No. 401 West One Hun
dred and seventeenth street The hoy
also admitted, however, that an elderly
gentleman, known as Mr. Hough's
father, also Inhahlted tbe premises.
WIFE PLAYS DETECTIVE AND
SPIES MISS DOE.
The news of the presence of the toe
person 111 the building reached New .fer
sey. where Mrs. (lough wss residing
She decided tfl plsy detective, snd, hid
ing her face In heavy yell and affci t
lug the garb of n portly lad. whli-h ass
accomplished by the liberal isn of old
fashloned bustles and n pillow or two.
Mrs. Uough took up her station near
tbe nest of her spouse.
There she saw Miss loi'. chlpper snd
gay, escort her husband's pantaloons tn
the tailor shop In the basement. They
were his. because she recognised them,
and even aa she recognised them she
scrutinised tha face or Madrmolaells
Doe, and knew her to he the woman she
had heard about
I Hut Juatlce rVrd, versed In domestic
riddles, decided that It would be s miait
dangerous preredenl Were he to sua
tain Mrs (lough's claim that hsr dls
coyerv entitled her to a divorce f pom 1
ilmigb. although (lough was not In
Ihe court room and seemed tn care lit
tle whether his wife got a dlTorra or
The Ooughs parted more than a year
sso after Mr Hong h.who Is the head
of Wallace (1 dough Company, rubber
Importers, kicked about having Mra.
(lough's family living with him. He
swore In answer tn his wlfs's suit that
he wm willing tn continue aa head of
the house, hut disliked having his title
disputed aevaral times s day. Hepera
tlon papers wars drawn and Uough
ns-reed to give his wife IS wwe.
JOURNAL MEN SMOKED OUT.
Workers Knrrra ta
heave hy lllaaa Helot offices.
An employee of the Rvsnlng Journal,
whn b has Its editorial offices and print
Inn plant In th Khlnelander building.
No. 23a William street, smelted amoks on
the ststh floor sarly to-day. Aa investi
gation showed a quantity of paper
burning In the McOonneU Printing Com
pany B pieni on no mwfi.
ly the Urns ths firemen rsached tha
building, tbs Bvsnlng Journal offices
FRIEND CHARGES FORGERY.
Women Who tlave Hall for Hamlin
(leorge II llsmlln of No. It Ksat
Hecond street. Itrooklvn, a salesman,
was hell by Magistrate Kreerhl In
('entre Street Court to-day In 12,1100
hall on a I'lisrne of forgery made hy
Miss Arabella Manford. who has lived
many years woh Hamlin's parents.
Assistant llairlcl-Attnmy Moaknwll,
ssld that recently when Hamlin was ar
rested, rharsed with grand larceny
Miss Hanford, who has a little property,
mortgaged It to go on his ball for ll.oni'i
and pay his legal espenass. Itscently
she hsd discovered notes signed by her
name amounting to ISmi, mads tn U01
and If whlnh ahe believed had- been
written and c.iahed by him.
wars filled with smoke nnd had to bo vs.
csted hy ths workers there for half an
hour. The firs waa sxtlngulshsd by t i
use of a "stand pips." About M.s'D dam
ags was done.
Htnaer far Mope rial,.
A dinner will he tendered Adjut.-Oeit.
Henry TeWltt Hamilton and ag-Dgpaty
Polios Commissioner William J. rln
by tlra Hope Klahlnr Club at the Aat if
Mouse flaturday evening. More th.m
ons hundred members of the club will ' o
present and each has promised to tell i
flak story. Voiles Usui, IMck Enrlgtt.
ctsVmodore of tha club. wIM preside.
What Is Castoria
C ASTORIA to harmlfatg substitute for Castor Oil, PBNgoria, Dropfi
and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant It contain neithar Opium.
Morphine nor othar Narcotic substance. IU mf to H fuarantoa. It
destTtryii Worma and allays rveriahneiia. For more than thirty years it
has boon in constant uaa for tha relief of Conktipatlon, Flatulency. Winrl
Colic, all Teething Troubles and Diarrhoea. It rejrulatee the Stomach
and Bowels, assimilates tha Food, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children 'a Panacea Th Mother 'a Friend.
The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been In use for orar
80 rears, has borne the signature of ('has. II Fletcher, and has bean made under
his personal supervision since its infancy. Allow no one to deceive you In Una.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good " are but Experiments that
trifle with and endanger tae neeitn 01 iniania ana
Children Experience against experiment.
Genuine sset.irla always brra Uie signature of 1
Walking Dogs at 79c
thet: toys usually sell
24, they are exceptional
specials at our
dog has ribbon
leader and will
walk in a lifS
I i k e manner
along the floor.
Lexington to 3rd Avenue
All Cars Transfer to
59th to 60th Street
This lamp has a heavy
brkss base with inches of
flexible tubing and 6 feet of
electric silk cord. Brass
shade. All complete
with racket, plug
snd hilt, id Floor.
-attsataT v UV
AH . sfsaW
Announcement! We Have Purchased, and, Be
ginning Next Monday, January 20th, Wilt Sett
and Girls' Apparel & Shoes
At 60c on the $
See Sunday Papers
One of the
Bloomingdalesf the Place to Buy
the Ptayer That Has "fflade Good"
All That Is ' Beat and Most Practical" in
Player Construction Is Embodied in the
Walters 88-Note Ar
Player Piano at SVd
Price includes Music Cabinet, Player Bench, Cover, 12 Rolls
of Music and Free Delivery.
$10 Down and $2 Per Week
NO INSURANCE NO EXTRAS
OTHER WALTERS PLAYERS AT $450. S550 AND $600
The Walters Player Piano has stood the test of time.
It is th- pioneer of the moderate priced Playei of its class.
It was planned to be the equal in evei y practii al essential
of the highest oiiced Player Pianos Manufactured. The
builders of the Walters Player Pianos bent their energies to
the perfecting of this wonderful instrument, and how well
they have succeeded is best demonstrated by the testimony
of thousands of satisfied owners of Walters Mtstertone Player
Pianos. They all have agreed that this unique instrument
is the greatest piaro value offered.
Study carelully these leature of vital Impor
tance contained In the Walters Player Piano:
Self-Adjusting Sliding Treadle Door Instentsneous Self Acting Accenting
Greatest Rsnge of Pedal Expression. Metal Tubing, Perfect Motor Con
Patented Folding Treadle Set. trol.
Ease of Operation. Self-Adjusting Pneumatic Tracking
Flexible Striking Fingers. I Device.
The Player Piano is the veiy embodiment of new life
and happiness. It helps to entertain your itiends and is always
ready to respord to the musical taste of every member of
your family. Come in and let us show ,ou how to purchase
a Player Piano intelligently.
New Stripe Messallne
A pretty model, sure to win approval,
especially at the price is unusually low for
a waist of this quality. Has a vest of mes
saline in solid color, ornamented with rhine
stone buttons. The roll collar ia also of solid
color, forming a pretty contrast. The long
sleeves are finished with net frill.
New Voile and Lingerie Blouses, lace and
embroidery trimmed, and Tailored Shirts n
of colored stripe madras all at SfOC
l fl'Nir. Illngtns Af. Stti.ui.
Have Slip Covers Made NOW!
It will be greatly to your advantage, as the specisl prices nsmed below testify.
1 nese oners sre msde solely to keep our workroom
busy, and prices quoted spply only to the remainder
All work turned out bears our usual guarantee
to be perfect fitting and of best workmanship.
9-Plecc Suit of Slip
Covers, msde of best
quslity Belgian stripe
damask, bound with
shrunk binding, allow
ing 20 yds.of f i QA
material, for 00 . OIF
Every additions! yard
required, JCr extrs.
We Re-upholster Furniture at the Lowest Possible Prlcen. consistent
with best workmanship. If you cannot call, wiite ur phone and our rep
resentative will call with samples and give you an cstiinutr. Ti,.i.i i bat
Slip Covers for 5-Plecv
Suit, in best quslity
linen, double stitched
unci hound, illowing 12
yards of 50 inch mater
ial, complete gfl
Every additional yard
required ROc extra.
In Our Big White Sale
No cessation of activity In
the disposal of the immense
stocks gathered for the
WHITE SALE. Here are the
specially prepared offerings :
13 and 14-Inch Wide Em.
broidery Flouncing; 1 rj
at, per yard IOC
Odd Colors and Short Lengths
of All Silk Chiffon, quail- 1 A
ties ss high as 48c; per yd.. JLvfC
Fine Chiffon Wutet Patterns,
unmade Chiffon waists, ia OA
blsck and colors; special . . OUC
Metal Laces, Gold Laces and
Hands, all originally
much higher: A Q
per yard TUC snd
About M Fine Beaded Net
TunlCS and Kobee. tor evtnin
wear, imported to sell fflj rj Qfi
st much higher prices.
Annul Clearance of
Silk. Ureas Goods
at 25c and 50c
Our Mid -Winter Toilet Goods Sale
Presents only articles of standard quality, whose merit is
Super hu Violet Wild. '
lluzvl. i pt J;C
Superba Null lllocks Ife
Henry Java Rid I'owder IVc
Suprrbu Parotids Creuni 16c
Dr. Snow I i. ..lair Cold -
Creuni. cat. jar ICC
Dr. Snow leaf. Iron k
Wins, bottle, 3iC 3 boti OoC
Suprrbu Hu Rum, qt Mc
Toilet Soupa, J t :ikcs in Ik x 9c
Peroxide Hydrogen, lb IOc
Violet Tulcum Powder, per
dozen, 50c; per can OC
Dr. Snow Peurly Tooth r
Powder, per box C
Dr. Snow Peroxide Tooth
Powder, per box OC
Superba Tooth Powder in
tin cans (C
Superba Violet Ammonia,
Their are hundreds of other equally attractive offerings in the mile.
known to every woman:
Supirba Toilet Water, all
1i r, 55c size, special .
Rubt.tr Cloves, guaran
tee', n'l izes, pair. .
Idenl Wuler lloctle, i quart
sizev guaranteed 1 yr. ..
Thistle Rrend Hot W ater Bottles
or fourittiin syringe, 1 or J . n
qts. Spcciol iffC
Corlne, Jl.00 size 50c
Castile Soup, 9c bars at . . . OC
Mi in Pl.tor. rr..nt. r.mrr.
Exchange Your Old Piano
for a beautiful new Walters
Piano oi Player Piano. We
will take same in part payment
and allow you to pay the
difference at $1 or $2 u week.
Player Music Rolls
Unusual sale of new and up-to-date
Player Music Rolls
for all Standard 88 - Note
Player Pianos at prices
ranging upward from OOL
a representative will call.
Write for our Inlest illustr.itr
Sultsroonu, Jd Floor
AH Cars Transfer to:
Look to Your Eyes
We make examinations with
out charge, and are offering for
this week these eyeglass spe
cials for those who require them
Lexington to 3( Avenuea' 5Hlh to 60lh Street
A lares xtsortmenl of glasses la all
styles of Irumcs, uli.nimuni,
anidnlna iind iiuinv other
S.'.OO Sil!d (.old Sprint! BVO
Classes. Willi lirce whit-
crvstul pfflacopic lenves Jf(
2. so and .) Eysal asses. un
ipectst In in frnmrs th..i rf nuur.ii
teed li t 10 yer. Iest wiiitr per
scot ii lenses; usuuiiv sora
hv others lor $J.'0 uml
$4.69 lo $25.00 Baby Carriages
to Go at $2.24 to $12.64
THK CAUSE Go Carts, peram
liulators a.'.d baby carriages; styles
at have been disrtmiu ued by the
ild are slightly
as suir.ples in our
oiled from use
THE EFFECT Prices cut .
PJoditi of woo 1 and rerd, in various fin-i-.li
r., Ill f uph '..itere I Slid equipped with
If inierestec! In liaby eaniages, you will
l. . wr'l not to delay, us there ure but 25 in
nil, one of ii style, all formerly doubts the
price you will he usked to pay. Bern nt.
Cars Transfer to BLOOM1NGDALES', Lexington to Third Ave. 59th to 60th Street-