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THE EVENING WORLD, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 0, 1919.
FROM LONDON IS
A red. whit and blue quilt oontalnlns t.M? separate pieces has been sent to
President Tift by 8. H. Reed, a Hvtl war veteran of Meria, Net).
Mm. Prank Lt, widow of a Ohlneman. whom she "married for iplta whtn her
parent In Ilronklyn Inslsled en picking out a hueband (or hr," haa put hr
three rMldrrn In a noma at Haekensark.
Doesn't Have to Know
Streets of New York if
He Has S2.
"IT'S A JOKE," HE SAYS.
At "Home" It Takes I Year of
Training to Get Permis
sion to Drive.
Mia M iraa rel f imminn of Brlltol, Conn
lilm and married enothr. "I want a husband.
wa acoldad nr bar flanra, Jilted
not a boaa," aha explain.
Uaui -fjov. O'Hara of Illinois
poat for "whit slsvers."
la urflaf a law establishing tha whtpplnt
immlsei .ner Stover haa ordered the Men hedge of Stnyveesnt Square Park
M down be. niaa "apoonere" ruin tha lawn drafflng banchea Into tha shadows.
A Missouri laflalatnr haa Introduced a bill providing a flue for woman who
near dresses that button up tha back unlaaa tna butloni are aa larga aa allvar
dollara. Ha It a married man.
Nyak haa an lea pond, bought at tax aaJe, and tha trustee have decided
to harvest the Ice aad aell It at ooet to villager thta aummer.
Three aleeplog rara ware mlailng when e H o express reached St. Louie
yesterdey. They were found an hour later In the tunnel that rune under the
lualnrs aectlon of tha rlty.
BY SOPHIE IRENE LOBB.
Here te the experience of a tendon
"cabbie" who I now a full-fledged taxi
cab driver of New York City:
Arrived to lew York Btoe weeka
Declared kla Inteatloa of becom
ing a erttaem of the VnltM statee.
reewre4 State' a Lieeaee i,3.
Xauaealatelr reoelved Ueeaae 4JM
far ta aleak.
Tlie laxity of our lew for granting
llreneee In cumjarleii with Kuropo
evidenced UU week In the caie of a
l.oadoa cabman obtaining a HMMI to
carry paaaengeri through the etrrete of
New York. He came here nine weeks
e(o from Ltorelon, where he has been
liilving for the laat four yrara.
"It'a a loke," he a11, when I talked
with him about it. "When 1 flrat came
to thla city I got acquainted with aotne
drtvera and aaked them how I mutt
proceed to get an examination aa a
" 'Just go down to City Hall, ehow
your two dollara and you can get away
with II, all right,' they MM, "and.
etrange to eay, I did," added tha eab
kle. "It la certainly amallng. Over In
I-ondon I waa alx month getting my
llrenie, ao atrlct are they about every
point In connection with It. 1
Hit SEVERE EXAMINATION IN
"And aome of my driver friend over
there, after aoveral trial, have been
unable to pea the examination In a
year'a time. When I flrat tried for a
llcenae at home I had to drive the In
spector through I-ondon wierever he
told me to drive. I had to learn how
to turn at a mument'a notice in the
varlou aectlona, and you know how
London la cut UP into aquarea and cir
cle, and the enormou traffic there.
"If I went down hllla and did nokfut
on the necessary brakes, or in the man
ner which he thought waa Just right.
It waa a demerit for me and agalasl
my procuring a llcenae. Baetdea an
swering many perional queatluns, I had
to be able. In oral examination, tu tell
liow to drive from one point to another
In the nearest wey, avoiding dead mile
age, und woe to the driver who can't
tU II :
"If yuu do not aettsfactorlly answer
all the queatlona and do not drive with
Ike aklll they require, the examiner will
tell you to come bark In two or three
months and you go away laaa wise
than you ever thought you were. Oh.
The entire English Calhlnet anreted for the suffragettes yesterday,
ontalnlng red pepper were dellered simultaneously to every Minister.
Pinochle at Ave cents a game of 1,000 points isn't gambling, according to Max
Iftrate O'Connor, who discharged three men arraigned before him aa "common
Miss Atlcs Lahey of the National Oonaumers' League has proteeted at "false
lahela on beer." The league Is A pure food advocate, not en anti-temperance
Ixi M. Batea of Atltol. Mass., won a II, MO verdict In a breach of promise
suit agalnt Leroy White, but la ordered to pay him tZii for work un hsr mother'a
farm during their love-making day a
All the Chinese of New Tork are celebrating Aah Wednnday to-day.
happen to be the Chinese New Year.
Hualnesa men ef Peterson. N. J., have made up a "dead beat" list of 300 snd
combined to sus them aU for unpaid bill.
Employees of the Pennsylvania Railroad must address patrons as "Madam"
and "fllr," and a new rule bars "friend." "stranger," "sister," "brother" and
neighbor." (Jink, boob, wop and similar names are not mentioned.
Harry 1lpechtts of No. 71 Kaet one Hundredth street, a roofer, aa Ml;. .1
to-day In a fall from the roof of the new fit. John's Roman Catholic Chneoh
VanderbUt and Lafayette avenues, Brooklyn, to the aldewalk, forty fort below '
It a a stiff performance, that on the
other side. You havo to give your whole
pedigree over there, and the fine are
aa heavy for .very slight offense that a
mat) baa te know all about lbs business
before he 1 a real driver.
"But here, as they say," 'it la a cinch."
Meat any man who knows how to turn
wheel or put on a brake becomes a
driver. It la astonishing that the Gov
ernment allows a man to get through
ao eaatly. I am quite sure that many
of my frlenda would be over here driv
ing care Jf they knew the eaee with
which they would be allowed to operate
on the alreets. I
"Aa to wagea, 1 have driven ssveral
kinds of cars In London, and I cannot
see that the pay Is any different here
from there. However, I hear the tips
are higher here. The laat Job 1 had In
London aaa with the London Motor Cab
Company. My wages were about 117.6:
week, which are, I understand, the
wages your taxlcab drlvere receive here.
"Tha rent for riving seem higher here,
but otherwise foodstuffs and conelder
Ing the conveniences that you get here
other living expense do not aeem amy
different from thoee at home. A 1on
don cabby cannot get i aufflclent meal
ovar there that aatlafle for leas thin a
shilling 131 eut, and I do not think
.the drivers pay very much more here.
"Hu thst all sround. considering the
rates charged, I do not think the New
York driver Is any better off than the
LONDON DRIVERS MANAGE TO
When I asketl li'.m ahout the average
etrnlnga of his driver friend at home,
he anawered, 'Well, take my case. 1
have a wife and child unil have been
able to wppgrt them comfortably, and
we have come to thla count; y and cer
tainly the steamship comimn e are not
going to brlnf us over here lor nothing,
I have no reason to SOSBSiSlS,
"Many of my friends totto run taxi
cabs in London have very nice little
bnk accounts and other ate hulldlng
little homes In the country, s , the taxi
?sb business in I. n I..;., for the drivers
' at least. Is not so bad a proposition as
some of lbs non-Informed driven here
Would seem to suggest. 1 du not see,
aa you put It here, 'you have anything
"But i do think the American sp. n.i
more money an g'v.. much higher t'ps
than the passengers Id Ixjn lon. wli lb
might make a little difference to ,in
energetic man, high Wag parti) my In
centive for coming here
"Yet. on the ahole, I do not ee wbv
there arc not many mure accldenix and
bow by can help getting many uhe . -lionet,
I, peop lor drivers alien it is
ao easy to olilsln a IkeiMe to drive, li
la n.osl rnmarkalile to say the legal."
Ik am I aaked v.'uli Lrionuou as u
thla case he anawered: "It le quite true.
We have little or no meana at our dis
posal for proper examination. There are
wily seven men In this office, whoa) time
le fully taken up examining vehicles and
attending to the clerical worst here,
having little opportunity to go into tha
examination of taxlcab drlvera.
CHIEF DRENNON DEPLORES
"It Is deplorable. Indeed, to aay tha
leas, and while Chief Wallace Is doing
all in hie power to relieve thla condition,
vet the present ordinance doee not ad
mit of strict examination In tha choice
of drlvera. And until things are prop
erly adjusted wo cannot hope for better
"For example. In order to obtain a
ltcenae a man must have two cltlaens to
vouch for him. These cltlsena alejn their
name to Ihe vouchers. But we have
no eyatfm at our disposal by which these
vouchers could Be liweauaaten aa to
their reliability. It would be a phyatca.1
tmpnwj Utility for this department to do.
It, under tha present ordinance, to fal
low up theee things.
"I trust the Aldermen will Me the
neoeeelly of a more complete Inspection
Bureau, that examination may b con
ducted and authentic proof of A man's
character and alblllty thoroughly looked
Into. We are practically powerless In
the matter of enforcing the present law
ami the magistrates of tha city are
nei-easarlly at variance In the Interpre
tation of the mm."
I asked Mr. Drennon concerning the
decision of Magistrate Paul Krotal of
the Fifth Dlatrlct who bad discharged
a driver, Joseph Leboat, yesterday, who
had been arraigned for operating with
out a license and wilfully taking off
Mr. Drennon answered, "There Is an
other example. If all vehlclea were com
pelled to have taxlmetera aueh con
ditions could not arrlae. For, when a
man operatea without a taximeter his
vehicle is a hack and when he puts a
taximeter on It becomes a taxlcab. The
lawa Wt at cross-purposes with the
conditions so that it Is with difficulty
that the asms may ba Interpreted, and
thla caue differences of opinion among
'The whole thing need adjustment
badlv and I trust the forthcoming
ordlnan. e will contain all these flt
roAttton Hbeveeted "
COLLEGE GIRLS PLAN
TO RAISE $1
SHE'S TO BE BRIDE
Ol "HONEY'' HAWK'S
FORM Kit HI SB AND.
M MABEL hOtEOOCK
Twe.ily-one-yr.ir-nld Mis Mabel More
dock, who . to he thl third wife of
Joslah Vsnklrk Thompson, the million
aire coal operator of I'nlonlown, Pa., Is
accounted one of the prettiest brunettes
In Pennsylvania, fit. CO meg of an old
Greene County, 1'., family.
Thompson's first wife died in 190.
leaving him two eons. Ill second wife
wa the widow of a well known race
track mnn named HAWM, she was
known In sporting clniea aa Mrs.
"Honey" HlWM On her he ays be
pent a million dollars before their
BOY ON SLED SEES
COMRADE DRIVE TO
DEATH UNDER AUTO
Cosstlng on Holllsnond Hilt, Hollls,
l. I., last night, Clinton Wilcox, fifteen
year old, and Ad lph DMMj ran under
an auto of the Htandard Hlthullthl
Company, No. M Church street, Man
hattan, operated by John Kohlass of
No. S20 North Main street. Hempstead.
Dlrhl waa knooked clear and wa
not badly hurt, but Wli ox fell under the
machine and a rear wheel crushed his
head, killing h'.m Instantly. Kohlass
ha1 Just turned o ll for Dlehl's brother.
Andrew, oho wa Ofl sled some dis
tance ahead, hut he til.1 not see the sec-;
on. I Med, Which ran between the front
and rear wheels as the machine was i
crossing the slope through Hillside ave
nue on Its way to the garage.
The Wilcox hoy waa a son of Herman
Wilcox, telephone operator In Jamaica
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400 Wett tSd 8f, X. T.
The Money Is to Be Used to
Increase Faculty and Sal
aries at Smith.
5 DAYS OLD, ENGAGED TO WED
Parents Agree, and Wedding Will
Take Pl-irr Many Vrnre Heaco.
EAUT Wt, LeOUXSi III.. Fob. S. Miss
Clara Carter Madett and Mallett Car
ter, born in the same flit house here,
last Thursday, are engaged to marry.
The wedding Is scheduled to take place
many years hence.
It seemed so remarkable to the
parents of the children that the atork
ahould visit both homes within four
hours, that they agreed to bring up the
children In the knowledge that they
were engaxed to each other.
f FOB 28 CENT
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KAttL, WILSON. MAKERS.
CROWN PRINCE IMPROVES.
YALTA. Crimen, Hussla, Feb. C.-Thc
Imperial Crown Prince Alexis Is atlll un-
1 able to straighten his left leg at the
knee, owing to the Injury he sustained
The alumnae of Smith College are try-, reoently, hut according to the physician
Ing to ralss 11,000,090 for the enlarge
ment of the college faculty and to pro
vide inrreaaed aalarlca for the profes
sors. A national campaign has been
launched to get the whole of this
In attendance, Dr. Iiereveuko, thla Is
rapidly becoming normal.
Jen. Dumhadzc, Iba commander of the 1
garrison of Yaltn, says the Prince is as
full of spirits And as happy as ever ho
amount through the collection of nick-1 waa. He has gtown considerably taller
els. The country has been divided Into
sections, and on the New Tork section
hk fallen the responsibility of raising
HOO.000. Mrs. William J. Baldwin Jr..
No. 144 Bast Plfty-slxth street, Is chair
man of the local campaign committee.
Rmlth College graduates, hundrwls in
number, canvassed the city yesterdav
and left strip of cardboard with their
friend and relative. Kach atrip Is a
foot long and contains ten slots for aa
many nickels. Kach strip Is labelled
"Nickel-Plate-Road to the Million Hol
lar Fund," and when a strip Is filled
with nickels It I to be rent to Antoin
ette Putnam-Cramar, No. ni Lawrence
avenue, Weetfleld, N. J., the originator
of the scheme.
"This la a regular railroad scheme,''
aid Mrs. Barrett Hanson Wltherhee,
Chairman of the Collection Committee
of the class of 1M8, yesterday. "Kvery
ten nickels constitute a ahare In the
railroad. A aubacrlber to the amount ' damages
or se in means jei isn snares in ine
railroad. The owner of 100 shares or
more haa tha privilege of becoming u
director In the road. The owner of l.ouo
sharea will .he mad an officer. The per
son who geta the greateat number or
share will be elected President of the
and more muscular since last spring.
He takea n drive dally either In a car
riage or a sleigh.
geea Mother Burn t Uinlh.
Aged Mrs, Annhi Median wan
burned to death and her daughter, Mrs
Annie Murphy, waa Heverely injured
yesterday afternoon in tha kitchen
of their home, No. 444 ICaat Righty
aeventh street. Mrs. McUrane'a dress
caught lire from the atove and aim
Murphy. In trying tu save her, was
burned on humla and arm.
I. Win tmw Dog llealh.
P1IIIA.LELII1IA, Feb. ,.. ,A Jury t o- ,
day held that the Adam Kxprcss Coin
puny was liable for the death of a show
dog, Prince Hegent, which was holng
shipped from Bralntree, Mass., to tts-4
ownor In this city, ai.o awarded ll.tioo
97,riOO m Year (or O'lty aii.
ALBANY, Feb. 5. -The enactment ot
legislation to provide an annual salary
of $7,500 for Majur-Oe. John F. O'Ryan
1 under consideration by legislative
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Do you have a poor appetite, and lie
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All the koowkd a young atsa er wo
man, wlf or Uat'ghter sknald have. Is
contained In this hi Home Doctor Boob
containing Itoa peg with engraving
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( nearly TM,uu ccpU formerly eoid for
(1 00 eerk I Is esut to any oa r.d
lug II nae-ceel stamps to proper cost of
wrapping and postage.
Addrtta R. V. Florae's Invalids Usui
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In a moment of constructive humor, Louis the Eleventh of
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lampreys to inordinate repletion, ao that at length the reverend
prelate felt, more pain than during th period in which he waa con
fined to the famous cage at Loches. which ha had had constructed
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Undoubtedly the sin of gluttony rested on the King and not
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French Seal Coats, 5t inches long 5750
Caracul Coats, 45 or 5i inches long 5500
Ponyakin Coats formerly 70.00, 5250
Persian Lamb Coats, 36 inches long 13500
Fur Lined Coats of Mixed or Black Fabrics .29.50
Pointed Fox Muffs formerly 42.50. 32.50
Pointed Fox Scarfs. ... i . 54.50. 24.50
Black Fox Muffs 22.50. 17.50
Black Fox Scarfs " 22.50. 17.50
Silver Kitt Fox Muffs " 47.SO. 37.50
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value 1.25 to 9.00. 75c to 1 .85 yd.
5,000 yards, Double Width Lyons Broche Silk
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COTTON DRESS FABRICS.
For Spring, 1913.
150 Pieces French Ratine Suiting in all the new
shades, also White or Black. 46 inches wide.
value 1.75. 95cyd.
Woven Striped Wash Crepe, White and
colored grounds. value 25c. 15c yd.
For the remainder of the week.
RICH CUT GLASS.
Brilliant Cut Glass, including all the new pat
terns of deep, floral and combination cuttings.
Comports, Jugs, Orange Bowls, Vases, Baskets,
Ice Tubs, Fern Dishes, Celery Dishes, Nut Bowls,
Mayonnaise Sets and numerous other articles.
value 5.50 to 9.00, 250 each
Ioe Cream Trays, Water Sets, Footed Punch
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Fern Dishes, Cheese and Cracker Plates, Sandwich
Plates, etc. value r.00 to 10.00, 500 each
Exceptionally Low Prices.
Limoges China, natural floral design, 101
pieces. formerly 27.90, 2000
Limoges or Austrian China, green or pink
floral border, 101 pieces, formerly 55.00, 2500
Limoges China, border decoration with coin
gold handles. formerly 99.00, 29.00
Limoges China, green and pink border design
wit 1. ""coin gold handles. formerly 69.00. 52.50
IT MAKES LITTLE DIFFERENCE WHAT YOU NEED
A WORLD "WANT" AD. WILL GO GET IT.