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TBI EVENING WORLD, MONDAY, JANUARY 90, 1918.
ASKS SMALL LAD
TO PICK BETWEEN
F-Year-Old "Dick," Son of
Wchard O. Jdhnson, to Have
t lntervic With Justice. .
LETTERS BRING TKARS.
Domestic Troubles of Wealthy
New Rochelle Couple Reveal
Charges of Wrongdoing.
sirs. MM Onflver Jfhnon. tlNaMl
eri a frasllr pivltlh., bore up brnve
lT throiichnut the piinwhn tit l
tnemlns hefore Juetlee rrTilmtiT?i by
whtnh sh hnpert to rs"BWt her seveti-year-iVM
'"ti. until Mro ll tvm w-lilrh
th little fellow IihI k.l tn be writ
ten to "mamitm" from the boanltn
nhoot, arfeere Ilia father hid pU. e1
htm. were roal in.it
We tranti-d "mamma" to know hi
erred her and that he really truly aid
ear lite prrr every tiKfht a tjM hl
wietid bkll to ilo. aod a lot of other
thing which only the mother of a little
aotl cuuM feel ami appreciate. The let- 1
teri were the final straw to Mr, John- I
ao. HiirvlriK her face In har handker
chief, ahn wept allently aa If her heart
would brrok. The depth of har emotion
wee patent from the afonlaed heavln;
wi nvr nam anoumer.
ne regain. .1 her compoaurc tiioug-li
Irjr an harulc effort tn time to flaah a
ntlla f th-.nkK at Justk (.ireenbaum
whan that Ju tat ordered that Dick be 1
produced (n court on Krlda at I oVIook.
Tha Court a arrangement fur determln- I
ln In whose custody the boy should. I
remain waa unuatial, gt iwlnn out is It !
did of the bitter attacks of .Mra. John- I
aon and her husband, Hi. hard o John
son, ofh . i of a manufacturing concern
at No. HI llroadway, whom aim ta i
aiilng for a separation.
Tha child le to be brought to New
Tatrk by one of the taaatera af ;he
achool the tJunnery Rrhool at Waehln-
toa. Conn, and taken dlractly e
Jugtlce Oreenhatiui In hi rhamher he
rora either father or mother leaa hint.
The Justice will question the little
feftow with I view of dlsooysrlna If he
ta haupy where he le or If he would
prater to le with hla mother. With thia!
talk a a ha!, the Court will dr-lde ,
whether Pick hall remain at the 1
aebpol pemllng the trial of the separa
tion action or whether Mra. Jnhnaon
hall keep Mat with har during that
TROUBL Z IN -Y SURPRISE
The Johnaona are nrmina; th heat
known of the .New Itochell soolmy col
ony. The flret Inttinatlort that all waa
no, tranquil In their household came last
Wt-dnesday when Mi
lohnaon akl i
Jugtto Amend for a writ of habeaa cor-
pua dlrectirut Mr Johnson to ahow cauie
why ahe ahould not have her on hack
with her. In her aXfldaTlt ahe alleged
he had taken the boy away on Jan. U,
deal art ng he wlahed to buy the liul kiiw I
new clothes. Instead. hn said, lie took
t.is boy to the Uunnery School. I
WTun -Mrs. Juhnann hast ned to
the next diy and If a long rlda
on an eipresa train ahe found th.
child In tear. Ile txarel her to stay
wt hkn or take him home The whool
autbotitlea had not even been Informed
tha child had a mother.
"Who In thl Woman?" thsy aaked
LAWYER READS LAD'S LETTER 1
Jstinaoiis attornuy lold a aomewhat
"The trouble of the John aon began
tm Saptom'ber, lirtl," It .truiounad,
"whan Mrs. Jolinaou'a bmther-in-law -tha
husband of her sister, who died m
110, John 0, Ourtk), it linen uiaTiii-faatas-er-
-uiw to live with thorn In
tha aumiine- of lDI'J he returned, and
MaB Johnson's relation with him re
etass thai they hecauie site rosslp of the
nflhjhhorhood, and thtlnkr finally came to
aaoh a paa Mr. Johnson had to ask
Mr. Oirtln to leave From that time
om aba. Jobt)xn has refused to ajieak I
to har rnufband
ISeo daya later Mrs Johnson filed
awls or a separation. Hhe swore John
acn had treated rier with (teat cruelty
dUfWJST the 1m vestrs of married life:
that ha had paid undue attention to
a maws who had treated Mrs. JOhMOfl'l
atatar until her deHtji in itn, that h
had rapeatedly vowed he did not need
Urs. Johne..n as a wife; and that for
a year he had refused to teak directly
to har, addresalng all neceeeary com
munloarJon to her rhrourti the medium
of their son.
WllUam Brunnar, Mrs .foh-neon't
oaunsel. told Justice tirveithaum Mr.
Johnson had proven himself to he unfit
(or eTuardnan of the child, for In the past
three jnonthe he hod not foeen at home
one evenlne and had returned to hla
fmilv onlv on etiuiday. and then not to
letnaln for dinner, ttut to cet me of
In Deoember," the lawyer continued.
aajgy Johnson told hla wife. In a note,
that he estshed to place 111 buy 111 a
hoardliur achool She objected. of
rouras, because the little fellow had
rarer been away from her and wal alU)
srether too young to be sent away. On
Jan. 11 he did manage to send the child
away, to the achool adtvised by hi at
torney. "It waa to avoid Hie atmosphere of
t.tttemesa an I quarrelling that Mr.
Johnson sent the boy away. The boy
ta happy at the school, although It Is
true that when his mother visited
titm she acted in unh a manner a to
linnet htm srreatly . .
"To prove to you that the Bhlld I
noittent I will read a letter which
yirm. Brtnsmadn wnrte at his dlrec-
.. I. . n '
m nearest Maimna 1 am nice aial i
. - j. M ...... I,.w ,-tf .
wa-rni at mW" 1 " " .
snvers over me, Just like you put
S them at home. In the daytime 1 play
wHh the other little boye. but 1 don't
DADA Akin MAMMA
i ni n nnu n wmi, in
SHOULD THE WIFE BE
"Shall Man 8 Reason
PAID FOR FURNITURE,
RETURNED BY FIRM
Stopped Payments When Hus
band Died and Won Verdict
in CHv Court.
Ktrher tli.m prena to the limit what
they cinal.tmed a Juat legtU action
acalnet a woman who waa left th aola
fttipport of a even month- oM baby
on her hnabattd'a uddan death laat
July, K ,:: It .rher. a furniture
firm, through Hhelr attorney. WHllum
('. Itlttenbertf. have abandonad their
w uit and have naeM the wMow UM
of the $144 of irwtalmenta on furniture
he waa biiylrett bafore her hiMlband
Tha wtlow. Mr ClarenUn Haadtwy,
had boulht t;34 worliit of furniture of
the firm shortly a.fier she waa married
to John HsiMfley. Thay p4d the in- I
etalment until last July, whan llead-
lay died Shortly after that Mra. Ilead-
ley found herself unable to continue
t"e pavnont", and notified the firm tu
that effect Hut ahe aaked them to let
her keep a bed. a roOMng OiMlr and a
bureau Tu this the company asjreed,
and Mr lleadlay went to the atore
and uele. lid
"M""t W testimony In s aubsequant
The firm ptvteateri. complalnlltis; that
her nrMrl ial furniture had not been of
0 expensive a grade. At this Mrs.
HswSloy t- alleged to have declared
thai if she iMiuid n it have rhoae par
ticular pi-, os she wsnted none at all.
The furniture company, accordingly,
took awa.v the furniture in Mra Heed
Soma Utile afterward she sued before
Justice Imv-Ioh In the Municipal 7outt
for me money site had paid. Mrs Head
ley' attorney contended that the furni
ture could not be taken a Way without
line notice of the purchaser, while Mr.
HlttenberK huld tnar as Mr Headlsy
had declarixl alia wanted no more of tiie
futnlture she had waived that provision
or the law. The testimony showed that
ths OStnpOny had Hold Mrs. Ileadley's
furniture at aeoond hand for 134.
Tho Jury In tha Municipal Court rt
turned a verdict of 11-4 and cost to
Mr U.S. lie. On Dec I Mr lUtten
herK aweal) TJiree weeks liter Mra.
Ilsadlty attorney usked Mat the ap
peal he dismissed by the Appellate Term
for want of pi oiecutlon. Unwilling to
put Mra Headlsy to further Inconven-
lance. the tlrm puid Mrs lleadley tha
$124 out of court.
'Jill lleadley had alwaya been an
eSCallenl OUstonMr," said Mr RlttenherK.
"Har pttvnient were prompt Although
we were sure of our oaae on appeal we
preferred to to let her hae her monev
rather than annoy her by further legal
uae words t.mt you told me not to
At nlrhte I truly do any my prayers.
Just the ones you taught me. and I 1
say them over and over Clive my
love to ths' animal In Hie yard -!h
bunnle and KUtnu pigs and the ktt
tln and doKKles I urn Hiring u ft
lo be s man. fur I wanted to be a
fine, bis; man
" 'Your little lottnc son. DK'K. "
I'll knur up anotht r latter, 'he at
"In another letter M't, Brlnsiiutde.
the head mlritreas. itavn the little boy
Keen el perfectly contented except at
night at lust time, whan he would
worry a little bit for his mamma"
"Hut are there any charge again'
Mrs. .lohtinoti'a moral character?" Jus
tice Oreenbaum Inquired.
"We have purposely avoided that
phase of the matter" the attorney
"tfee here," ths Judge spoke up sharp
lr. "None at these insinuations. If
you have specific charges, make them,
but I won't muntenanre veiled Insinua
tions." Sat Your Gait, Cure Your Throst.
kgli figjk 4H!L
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WIDOW S INSTALMENTS.
Mas as, aw kea.watt
Ooeyrlstit. 111. h Th. Press PufcllsalDf Oe. (Toe New Terk Were)
It Left to
to Be Wise Counsellors I Shall Be the First M V VJT .
to Cry 'The King Is Dead, Long Live IBK 1 II
inv vueem vrrues J. a.
"Both Husband and Wife Will Have to Bear with,
Overlook and Often Forgive Each Other Their
Shortcomings, and Neither May Claim to
Be the Boss," Says "Joseph If.'
BY NIX0LA G REELEY'UMITH.
"If womo made as close a study of -men as men do of woman, they
would make a greater auoceoa of matrimony."
TbU lntercitlnR aptorim U supplied by a masculine reader In a letter
r 9 1
gather front hla butterfly experiences. I detest likening a man to a but
terfly I have never seen a man that really looked like one but the conv
I parlaon haa the stamp ami approval of aura, and I know of no role In
which man more adntirea himself than that of the Don Juan of the roee
j garden, "flitting from flower to flower," as we hear so often.
at, as s matter of fact, a wom
an asvar really knows anything
about ths masculine character and
disposition until she Is married.
And svsa then she may be so busy
making a study of ths gas rungs
and ths coal bin and the right diet
for baby that shs Is unable to glvs
to ths cloaa Inspection of man the
ooaatdsration and research be of
Nevertheless the average wife may
read with protlt these remarks of "A
THE BASIS OF A LIFE OF HAP-
"I believe that from a woman s I
standpoint the essential requlsi.es for
a happy marriage are the coniblna- i
tlon of a spiritual or elemental w 'I'l
heart and the phyatcul or tangible
IWeeUlOarti A man mental moods
sre every bit ss Important a hi phy
steal comforts. The woman who lias 1
learned this has found the basis of a
life of happineas."
Here is a sentiment tint ahould he
read and pondered by all those women
who repeat with uppurent faith In ita I
efficacy that horrible platitude that
the shortest cut to s man's hart Is (
through hla stomach Mube It Is. bUI
I nave never seen anything in life to
prove It. And anyhow It Is pretty i
tilivloua that the Shortest road to a !
nan a heart must be equally Hie short
est road away from It 1 am perfeotl)
sure that even l.iiculliia Heiiugabal.is
and other great feedeis of history haJ
momenta whan they dreamed of othei
qualities In a wife thun the ability to i
get up a good dinner We seldom hear
of a in. ii. .ii man becoming diasatls- I
fled with his home and seeking a
kitchen mala And that shabby phrase.
"soul mat Si on the contrary teiu ita
awn story Kven in th most surdiJ
lives there Is a lung time brtwee l (
meals; there arc, as "A Mere Man "
says, mental mooja every bit aa im
nortant as phytlutl comfuit. Here la t
TIPS FOR WOMEN WHO SEEK
Iiear Madam: I have a firm ha
lief that It women made aa .loss
a study of men aa men do of
women iS'y would make a greater
success af matrimony. Sprakin:;
fraes ths aeaeat sf a ssare am I
THE BOSS? TTsTfiZ
contributed to-day to the discussion
of the distribution of authority In
Granted But wbat are we going
to do about It? Generally apeaklng,
opportunity knocks only once at
every aoroan'a heart, whereas, boys
la high school have already reallted
(bat the proper atudy ot Mankind Is
Woman, and that for a man matri
mony le merely a poet-graduate
course In the school ot sentiment.
On the other hand, U may be urged
that woman having relatively little
t bance to philander la U tier able to
specialize In the atudy of the one
heart whloh fate accords her. It mar
ba contended alao that the prooeaa of
nndtngt oul "hlch heart baa her Ini
tials on It afforde as great chance of
enlightening study ac man la able to
believe thst ths essential requis
ites from a womsn for a happy
marrlsas are the combination of
a spiritual or elemental sweetheart
snd the physical or tsnglbls sweet
heart. Huch a woman will have
nn trouble In asserting the rights
that properly belong to her.
The womsn w ho leal ns this Im
portant eecret and who acquires
thla combination ha found th
basla of a life of happlnea.
A maa'e mental moods are every
bit as Important aa his physleal
comfort. Ths tactful elimination
of ths grouchy moods and the
nurturing of ths happy Is a rare
blessing la marriage, naturally
complete saoosee eomee through
mutual observance of this rule.
Women In private life often won
der why certeln men marry wom
en In theatrical and public life.
The solution of this problem Is not
difficult Men like and enjoy an
optimistic and clever peroiiallty.
ss thsy dlallke the woman who la
to striilKhtlacad and stlh mat ahe
si ex nothing In the vista of life
but duty. responsibility, csre,
trouble. sanctimoniousness, dis
integration, and then a quiet
death. A MKIIK MAN
WANTS TO BE SHOWN WHY
WIFE. SHOULD BE BOSS.
Dear Miulaiu The ladles who be
lieve they are beL fitted to lie boss
do not eeu fit to give their reasons
la It not Btl'aage thai they should
remain silent when I lelr hrotie Is
in danger .' Is It not bu ely possi
ble that they will no: be suae they
cannot give a reason'.' Your re
fusal to decide because you have
no regard for Ivruni of either
sex does not. If you will permit
me to say so, touch the point at
leeue. Hurelv you csnnot think
that a huaunnl. in extreme cases,
where his wife's inexperience, lack
of business knowledge, lack of
foresight or whatever you will,
may cti Ijnijei' the home or nls
business, should stand idly by ami
nut try 10 'avert the disaster"
And If th two cannot come to an
agreement, and he then, and only
In auoii eltremr cine, exerts his
authority, la he a "tyrant" t You
sav that a marriage should be a
democracy with equal rights and
responalbllltlac llow can there be
a 'lenioeraev or pi : rtnershlp wllh
atlt a easel Ws ag'ea jrfU'
TO MVut HIAIOM o WCeMMl
CMOTtOW? AXrJ J.$.
except diet you do not eey what
at to be done wheal ths two heads
do not agree, whloh will happsu
sometimes. Can you even conceive
of a demoofwoy or buwlnass partner
ship where It la not necessary soxne
tlmea for the one who Is tscltly as
knowledged aa the head to decide a
matter beyond appeal? Now tu the
cans of a husband and wlfs tttare
must arise occasionally a necessity
for a daoxaton that at final. Shall
It be left to mans reason or worn
ana amotions? It seems to ine
that you are taking a low vlsw of
marriage by refusing to acknowl
edge that equality In general le
perfectly eonwtstent with submis
sion to authority In rare and ex
ceptional cases, provided such au
thority la based on reaeon snd not
on mare authority. For my part
my mind Is elastic enough to ac
knowledge even woman's right to
bona If she oan give any good rea
eon Met le convincing. I have no
abstract love for authority, for tt Is
no slneours. In fact, I ahould pre- .
fer a bwnevolsnt despotism If such
a thing bs poaalbls.
If the ladles can atiow me (for
my mind la Mnvsourmn) that they
sre or may become Bgerlas, with
unfailing wisdom. I shall be the
first to err. "Ths king Is dead, long
live the Queen'" J. M.
SPECIFICATIONS POP) A OOOO
WIFE OR HUSBAND.
Dear Madam: If all marriage
were ths rexukt of ths dictate
of nature, or the secret instinct
of sympathy, nothing oould ha mora
dellsjhtful snd hvsttng than ths
bond of matrimony.
The chief eaaeweterieMee of a
good enesaud or wife are piety,
lovs, mssknase. naesaablaaeee. ap
pUoswos to duty aad a love of
Man have mora acquaintance
with ths world, and are. T am onr
vtneed, more depraved then women
Bvery Imperfection. esprlclous
temper, vanity, folly, Ac, appear
In the uai i led atats. The demeanor
toward ths world Is agreeable and
obllatng: bet In dswnswtlc Ufa tha
mask Is Who an off. and an Individ
ual appears such as he or she really
la. Hence, it is Incredible how
much a wife has ton hear from a
huahand who Is capricious, haughty,
choleric, dyspeptic snd Intraotsbls:
or what a aensthle husband has to
sndure from a silly, unreasonable,
suspicious snd sggTsvatlng wife.
Patience Is sn Indispensable virtus
to t his srtst No one is free from
Impevfenrlona. both of mind and
body, and both huahand snd wife
will have to hear Willi, overlook snd
often forgtv aaoh other their
sthoTtoomlrura And neither may
call himself or herself the hoa.
CAREER AS A PICKPOCKET
ENDS IN HUMILIATION.
First Handbag Snatched by Youfti
Contains Articles c-?iess
IfimllUiIng Indeed w Morris rtuaen
tlial' start on a i-areer as a plrkpm-krt
its revenle. 1 tii-day In Kseex MsrXet
PeHea Oenri The Easelalltui uuuu
by DetSCfiVa Phlsster anrl Mri rlallle
aohaelSar of No. tM le avenue,
S reek In
Mm s. tvii"l1er ws 111 Tompkins
atiiar I'ark vester1ay aifiernixm wttti
aei alx months' oi.1 uitn Uae wvi 'n
tun tymipanv uf eaai s.ile friends Whom
she iia1 rollle tn visit.
I Itosenthal, Hged nineteen, waa !n
j TOflipklni Hon ii.. I'ark too. With twn
! otllert otittis Of hi own (life he IhOVetl
arming t lie afOWdl lostlniK ami pUghlnf
, Phlaalar fulluwed Uiem
I lie saw them try 10 ateal a gt I a
purne. liul she was too quirk fur tliein
Hii.i atruea Floeinthg I aoroai t ie fare.
The youth! n" un.i I'tiiaster foMewed
As Rosenthal was passlriK Mrl
Bohneei he ttratiheii a ainall han4bas
she had just plaeed on lb teal beside
liei ami Huffed It Into Ills pOI ke!
PMaater irabbed lum Mrs Sehneldni
. male loud OUtOfl A big i insd ,f ,.
lowed '' latte ami fill arlgonsr to tii
station Iioush There the Inn I it t
It contained nothlnsT aj,..,,- aoine
tie ism. ties of lnf.iit rslniem.
NiM-rtlielraa Koaenthsl a hell II
' eat he have tielf aayu'ng sefere.
SEE WHALE TOSSED
Spectacular Incident of thr 1
l iner Baltic's Rattle
More stories of th untramrnelted
wrath of the Atlantic and hours lr perl'
aufflctent to make the hearta or atrong
men weak came In with the White "tar
nsr Haiti.-, two days late In arriving
I her pier to-day. The hlg ship had
iun punted like a football all the ant
roa the oulhern track from queens-
own to Mr Island.
"apt. Howarth found hi hlp running 1
square into s virion gal liafore th
i is of Ireland were below the horlsnn.
and from that da. Isn II. all the subtle j
ruelty of ths Western Ocean waa .
rented upon the big liner laist Tues-
dsy snd Wednesday, when the wind
from the north snd west hsd tuned up
to a ninety-tulle gatt and the fa of th 1
ocean waa contorted Into paiallel range
H" watery mountain, the llaltlc had to
alanken her prrd to hats etcntaa way
and take the fores of th tempest
sqiisrely ovr hsr hows
apt Howarth did not lest ths
hrldg for three succeeding days during
th tielght of the tempest and the quar
terniaater al the wheel had In turn the
ehlp'a bow tn meet every oncoming
wae and then hold her aieady for the
long ooaat down Into the water sbyaa
below the foam-atreaked top Ths
ship's officers on the htldge could look
up and are the wave crinkling to tha
fall over I heir head. Some of them
were mure than flfty fe. I ubovs the
On the nqeht of Jen Id tin fww paa
senicers ehg remained in the opir
saloon saw or swear thev enw a whale
lossed like a aardine apawn from crt
to .seat of the wster llffa. seexninx
utterly unable tu navlgats aaralnal the
whip and drive of tha hurricane The
levlalrmu flashwd by the snip In a
smother uf foam so close that the pas
sengers who hsd thslr fsivs to the
dsadllsrbts in ths saloon wall rssild
Hie pone fhriatt of his tall.
They said to-dsy they were glad a
collision with t in iiionst! was not
added to the heavy eum uf the ship's
aipi Iranian Sealby, one of the pas
sengers, who was in . on ins nd of th
Whits attar steamship Kepisbllc when It
was In collision with the Florida off the
leiosT Inland ('vast four years ago and
who has Just completed a course In
murium law st the University of
Michigan. wbltlMu he went sftof he loat
hla Ship, declaied that nvr In hi ex
perience at sea had he passed through
siicn a storm aa that of last week
' apt ttealhy Is goltiK lo Han Francisco,
he says, to enler the practice of mart
GALE TOOK HIS HAT RIGHT UP
IN THE AIR TILL IT VANISHED.
Painf l.nst Hi New
by a StraiiKe Hreak
O B. r Peine. alemnager of a
horse brush and blanket firm In Ureen
Mi strest, took action to-iluy lonklne
I sswlar.1 the, liuUrttnent nf Saturday
night's gale fin petty lArcetiy and th.
arrest of OSTtaln DtOttSi not Identified
as ravelvtra uf stolen proper!.
It all happened Saturday ultrbt at
oVIook and Mr Talne, who topped In at
The Rvvinliig World ofhVe M his wy to
see Dlstrl-1-ttorney Whitman, save h
ean priMlice several perfei tlv reputable
wltneeses In entlsfy even the most In-
OTodUlOUl retorters or proserulni s He
was walking thoiugli Warren slieet. be-i
tw en lreeniw1eh street and West Mum I I
vi), Hanked by friends uml WaarwiS hi
new Kintora hat. The wen . lose lo sn I
arellgbt when a gust of wind lilted the
h'eota from hi head Ami then
"Ynu won't liellexe It," said Mr Peine, I
"atfl I wiuiuln't mvself If I hada'1 seen I
it, and neither woui.i mv friends Bui i
thai hut went stralam up Into the air
Tu srr threw It rays aloft sn that
eould follow It With our eve We HA W (
It rl above the (opt of th hulldlnas, ,
Which sre high st thst point, and 11 1
whs still asvetwllnsv dlreotly above the!
middle of tne aueet, wh-ii we loll slu it
"It waa a wonderful fiesk nf th i
a lnd. sir. I wasn't under the InSuenoe I
of liquor tn fsct I never take a drink
hut I hat hat never came down ag.iin !
and I'd be willing to m.iki affllav t
that It Is using the sharp corner of some
cloud for a hatraik toda
Any one who finds u Psdori on Ihe
tcvp nf hi of ber umbrella after t n
n"Xt i ill. t ill msv return it lo III
pain i No, HI Ureenwloh ilrael
Jane Addsm OOlOS '" spl.
-lfr'AOO. Jan :n Miss Jane :
Addmii. chief of Hull House, will sad
from New TOPS' on Keb. lv ?, N ton
stav in Kgvnt aeeardlas le anaounee.
men! nuide here last nls'it Tl
aouncemsnl followed an Inquln fro n j
Wiishuig'to'i aa tn whether sne Would
attend 'he nanlnnal rally of Women s i
Muffntalste at the Uapttol on Mareh
mt WhlOh she was r-OUntSd UDOfl Hi, g
I. uats longer than a buttonhole
collar and la easier to put on I
to take off. 15c, 2 for 25c
Cloelt. Peabody : Co.. Makers
NEW YORK WOMAN
FOR RICH RANSOM?
Mrs. William Mansfield, Who
Disappeared From Hotel in
Rome, ReHrted a Prisone.
tfty Vnlted I'ress.)
ROM k, Jan The police an
lliorltlee to-day were convince I that
All the Bedell Winter apparel vhich was
lightly damaged by smoke from the fire which
occurred in our New York store last Wed
CHOICE WINTER TAILORED SUITS
HANDSOME LONG COATS AND ULSTERS
COSTUME AND RICH EVENING WAISTS
Offered at Special Prices Rep
resenting 50 and 75
TODAY and TOMORROW
In most instances the actual ikrrssew is coraMrtexf ho
merely an odor of imoke just enough to unfit the
sarmerrtx for preaentetion with regular fines. They
are entirety serviceable,
presentable aa a faatidloua woman oouid
There Are Hundreds of Unheard-of
Bargains in Theee Special Fire
v Sale Assortments.
Door Open Tmitotrow at the Usual Hour.
No rtltereflMU. Sale at ffeie York iorv Oirfy
14-16 WEST WSTBECT. iNEWYOWC f
T he old firm of Mahler Brothers have no Interest
and are not connected in any way with the new
Mthlers store, which is now one of the handsomest
in New York,
We only use the name Mahlers on account of Its
location being so well known.
January Clearing: Sales
Might now during owr January Clearing Sales,
we offer unusual bargains in
Coats. Suits, Shoes, MilHnery, Furs,
Corsets, Oloves, Underwear
STORE FOR WOMEN
6th Avenue at 31st Street
BROAi , corner . .1. : .treec
PIFTH Ai... corner Juth Street
New and Novelty designs in Alen-on. Mechlin,
Chant illy and Shadow lacvei, with Woiincins and
allovera tn match. Special mention is made of
a new net lace, Kchevette, in comhlnationa of Blue
and White, l.cru and White, Cerise and Whit.
An attractive assortment of Veils and Vetting
in new fancy meshes.
ATTTO VEILS and ITOODS
Especially adapted for motoring.
tirlganda In the mountain taatneeeee
in the north were holding for raa
som Mrs William Manafleld, sail to
be the wife of a wealthy New Yorker,
who mvaterimiiiy dteappeare sev
ers daya ago.
Mrs Mansfield, with other Americans,
wss aueet of the Hotel Victoria up
lo laat .Sunday, when she went into the
north of Italy. reached Salo Lska
gardn, snd then all trues of hsr waa
From s ulue. the source of whloh they
refuse to reveal. II I police ssv t.iev sis
lr. formed that a letter la on Its way
from th brigands to Mr. Manaflsll, la
New Torn, demandlasj a ransom for
rsieass of his wife ,
The altuatlon Is complicated beeauae
Mrs Marasftetd disappeared near the
Austrian frontier, and the polios meet
'lhavs the co-operation ox the Austrian
o any effective
and in a majority of