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THE EVENING WORLD, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1918.
VOTES IN FAVOR OF
60 FREE CONCERTS
Music Will Be Heard In n.ii-
toriums ScH N
JOKE SIMMS DEBATE
President I Smrdrin! Jest
Taken Serious! v by Some of
Bosni of Mvaatfsa at it mMhi
pprvrU tir npprprlatlrtr i r
bv the HeM of sHmat fr
thsr series df nlty fr pn til I soils
oerta, surti as ,-r.i given taut ftr
wi MM pruvi.tcii by Tin- WarH,
Tkt) ooti sri. will be llrld aKattl 111 llM
su4ttortum of d.'hoit'd nihl coll.
A committer of Normal ''lls
IMiri hrarti-d by PrsC Flr.k, who
hold th -hair of mSSt tlirrr. wan
nuthorliMl tf. handle Mm fund anil ;tr
itlfi the NMnt
ever; mpmlwrs of tltr Hoar.! spoKn
f their lellf In thr nlii ntloiuil value
at trie concert and bt Importanr" of
tasking thin a permanent city 'eV.ur.
vara I lively minutes, with murh
oratory, follow., the rendlntr of a re
seat! from Wellington Irvine "1h
ahool for permission to lioM an en'.'r-talnm.-nt.
MU Martha Draper moved
fkst a the nature of the entertainment
waa not elated the proiciamin ihonld
ka aubmlttad to the lllith School "om
talttM for approval. President 'hur"il!l
nadf a Joking remark uiui tbe pnasl
MBty of the nffalr not Iielns; In gooil
taet. Than ome one cried "lurk.
trot." and the aprrrhaa were on.
Patrick ii. MsOesraa defaadaa' Dm
aohool. sarins Ita reputation waa lcln.
attacked. John Martin and C. .1. Hull I
van repondet In nil serloiisiic. Mlaa
Diaper ernphlred her position, and
tbara were prospect of n K m ral wr.m
(1 whan President ObarObUI al tin
meredly persuaded . t'la cnmliat.iiit
that the first utteramo hud tcn ul.'lv
UROEN OF TRUANCY ON THE
A oommltte report recommending,
tha placing of tho burden of truancy on
tba parent rather than on the child wan
adapted. Tha board la to make every
effort to compel the parent to aend the
cnIM to school before commitment tn
aa Institution la ordered. Magistrates
will be urged to fine parenta who vio
late tha Compulsory Education law. the
committee saying praaent laxness In Its
enforcement enable many parent to
hava their children committed to Instt
tutlon msraly bscausa the parenta do
Bat arlab to oar for tbs youngsters at
! Women 's Clubs Teach
; Women to Quit Clawing
Each Other as Formerly
i M ice Flnrn r flit prn rv 1
i 41 v-e r i i x - e a, i w a J f
New Quicn of the N. Y.
City Fedrat ion of
Wmmtn't Clubs, Teth
How Much Good the
' Organization Does.
One Vaiuc h. the lndi
vidua Development of
t h f Member in
Breadth, Balance, Hu
mor and Charity, Avers
the New President.
AfaUf Ntlfffl Mnwrn Marnhall.
Bvary once i- two yaan that btafy
hceolv which rail li"'f iho Now York
City yVdafatlofi or ayoman'a Clubs
chooseg : new Queen, Thsra'i always a
lei of "btlaauiht" ovi r Ul .'Ici-tton. a.n'l
Bnkyba a faff "atlltaSt" hut Ihl year the
aamo woitlsai haaded all the ticket In
th flelif. Ati l SO MlH Klor ii e Uoern-
iv. paamaaaor el tiii iuiie onaavaJ
mark of popularity, ha US iwx onie the
new 'Ted"' afaaMant.
Khe tak' m lbs hotter "Imply hut ap.
prei lntl wlv. Ibll latest "hoH" of (kith-
urn. When I found her eh." was imenltic
isaatrlchsa with asmeoralc hoapttaltty
at a lime laieaar gtvaa iy iha PabeTniari
of th abnaife mate, fi mi flaaniaij
oaj bwtst loon anvuiiujr nut a .Vow
Kirker unit ro-i.l i.r It. Hho iH ,if
oo.i balfM "nil aTMarettaly mould sd,
with mtilllng bids ayal under finely
archsd erowe. iter voice i lew but
distinct, niid line bai no dlfflcully In
linngln!iig her BUcCeea a a prealdlni;
sons, with charity for all ' A a mat
ter of fef, believe iheee word ar
Ibt uneioiken and unwritten hut 'leeply
felt slogs tt of i nirntlen orgsnlsatlou
if WdflieAc RoUUng elee could eccount
for the gpirll of hdndai halpftSbllsaa and i on the topic
"Waally, tba clubs r fh beet posal-
ble training school for the duties of
full dtlsenahlp. which I firmly believe
will be conferred on -ul wo"in before
Ii'ng. Not only aie wo k' pt Informed
I (jueetlonn go
I but ii are 1
V X?." 7 1
OSsnradaeMp which prevail atnung 10
'niriv r' u Ow omen.
rili, I .1 m i say ne're lerfect" Miss
tluemSsy OroKn off, Wltb u amile. "I've
known of Jedlotttleg and heri inirnlng In
ilub. gepaelally when It near ele' tton
ttini. I've known of mesn little ant
and war da. even though they were
usually r' P- ntad ufter lbs heat of rivalry
ad died m ay Hut IO0h rsgrettanle
ncearrennsa am the exteotloo rather 1
:, in tba iul Toil eun t change Woin. 1 n
nature uii 'n a nlMbsi and women hive
elaarnd m eMh otbei for so mun eeatur
le1 What counts 1 I h" change In our
Idrsla. We used to be 'prOUd of clsw-
nit now- we're uehimeil of It. The!
bfOtherbOOd of man. which Is o inU' h I
dhcuasril. line at, equally Important cor. I HABIT CAUSES HIS ARREST.
diary the lstrhooil of woman
of th" dny anil the social
much In neeil of solution,
''elving; drill In the actual
machinery M government and In par
liamentary pmcedttra, i was mot fv
rofably miire'il wltli the orderly and
eystematlc way in nhlqji the women
managed the ele. tlon at MM int meet
ing of the Cltf Kederatlon.
"Hut I don't know why I'm defending
chilis gsj hotly," ehe ended with a laugh
"Kven that Ii ypot hetb si neglected hus
banl of the funny paper seejn no
long r to object to our exJienc. Of
course a woman can overdo club Just
as she ran ov rdo estlng oatmeal, but
I famy one asedBJ about a raro as
MAD TO BE A CLUBWOMAN OR
GIVE UP HER LIFE.
' How did yog happen to Interest your
self In club work?' asked
"If I had not become a clnb
woman I doubt if 1 oonld bare
Used at all." eke replied, quietly.
"I MM .in only daughter, an.l dur
ln the early pari of my life I spent
practlealU all my time caring for my
father and mother, 1 was clad 1u.1l
proud lo do It. ami altli,ini;h I belonged
to two club 1 seldom attended their
meetings, for 1 bad comparatively lit tie
tlni" for myself.
"Then ten years ago my father died.
It seemed as ;f die world hud stopped
and the light gone out of the sun. 1
did nut know whitl lo do or where to
turn. There eeeined nothing for me to
do, no purpose for my exlHtence. I wus
not merely overcome with grief, but t
was n danger of sinking Into a bouom
le Hloiigh of sputhy mid Indifference.
Tha: 1 escaped tMs grave perl) was due
to notlUng else in Ui world than
"I bad fib lids, of course, mid they
An appropriation of lt.:oo for two
near school sites In Queens waa passed.
Fred C. MacDonald. a Brooklyn
taaaher, got a yssr'e leave of u'-eeno
wtsk full pay. Five years ago Mr
MacDonald Injured hie spine In saving
a pupil from being run over by a trol
ls ear ana la going blind In couse
HBM The board vigorously disapproved
Aaeembly Bill No. if,, which. It was
said, waa an effort to wrert from th
school system a site between Hixiv.
aerenth and Hlaty-slghth streeu snd
Ptrnt and Second ev snues. acquired for
a central eupply depot. The olll pro
Tldee that a public playground ehall
rallied round 'ne n"d did everything to
cheer and encourage mo. Hut ihoe j
who came closest and kalpad niot wr
th narabara of the gntlectti Ohtbi to
which I belonged and whhh ha recent
y iKinored me by milking n,o Its presl
dent. Those wmnii were like ler to
me, and I owe them a debt 1 can nCVOT
repay, r'or It was through them, and I
I ban alone, inai i laaraad ihal ny nf
waa etlll worth living I' 1 could help in
happiness for other women.
LONG LIST OF CLUBS TO WHICH '
"Since then I have Joined many other
women' urbanizations." And smiling, i
I Mia Ouemsey repeated a few of the i
I wawaa Rainy Ua, Poet Pariisment,
Horoes. Minerva, do' hum, Woman's
Press, Nr iv Kngland Women. Women's
Pease Circle, UtUe Mothor' Aid. In-
larnattoiMi Pure MUk, inMraat tonal
BttJMhlna "Hut 1 have never been con
torted with any club," nhc added, "un
less I wan OOnvlnCSd that It wus really
doing gorsl work,1'
"And you have found that the clubs
uctually H'-compllsh thlmrs'."' 1 uucs
tloned; "that they're not all talk?"
"Tb woman's clnb baa two die
tin ot valaee, eaob equally Impor
tant. One of tbeae la the effect on
tta members, the individual devel
opment In breadth, balance, humor,
chanty. The olnbwomaa cannot
stay la a abelL Ana tbe ether
value to tbe directly traceable good
to the community, good which le
eteadlly on tb Increase ae the
woman's olnb flnde Itself more com
pletely. "I was giving a little talk to some
nomea on Lincoln's Birthday, and 1 tuid
them that the niotio for every woman'
club In the world should be Lincoln's
matchles pbraee, 'With malice toward
e " """
A nil I
th women's aluka are deinj a great
deal 'o bring ahout that d' -Irani state "
"Vou'rs a be. lever In democracy,
"I certainly nm:-' Mia fluernsey d
1 cl.irid. with emphasis. "And If whJ1s
I'm the heid of the Olty Federation
my nu mber ri fuses to take the Hand
of iiny other member well, I give warn
ing thai I ebnU have no patience with
1 mi b snobbish ne sal
"Also I waat to ass the womsa's
clubs gst after the Xef1aletare.
I'm a enffraglst, bnt I believe la
nsing what inflnsnce we've gov
until ws get more. And I waat
to eee the clnb women working
shoulder to shonlder for Mile oca
oeralag child labor aad ware milk
aad white slsvss aad honest
welgate aad measure. It's part
of our Job to neglect nothing whloh
will make better conditions la oar
homee, or for other women aad
GRAY, FADED HAIR, OR BEAUTIFUL,
Say.s Satfr Tea Mixetl with
Sulphur Hestoros Natural
( 'olor and Lustre.
Gray, tailed hair turned Insutifully
dark and lualrou almoat over night i
j a reality, if you'll lake the trouble to
mix aaftr tea anil sulphur, but what's
the use, vou grl a large bottle of the
Tnsenssoto'e Path Blocked. I rendy-to-use tonic called "Wyeth's Sage
TOKIO, FOb. It. Premier Va nam 'to and Sulphur Hair Heincdy" at drug
and tils Cabinet have postponed offlc al "tore here for about .10 rent. Million
Installation becauss the old Constltu- ! of bottle of "Wyeth's" iie aold annually
tknaal party has decided not to urport ays a well-known ilruggitt, because il
aap pursly nonparty Cabinet. The Diet darken the hair an naturally and evenly
meg to-day and Immediately adjourned. ' that no one can tell il has been applied.
You just dampen a sponge or soft
brush with Wyeth's Sage uud Sulphur!
and draw il through your li.iir. Inking j
one iiihII strand at a time. Those whose j
hair is turning gray, becoming faded, dry, '
straggly and UUB have a surprise swait-
ing them, because after just one nnplicu-
lion the gray hnir vanislirs ami your I
lock become luxuriantly dark and beau-
tiful all dsndruff goes, scalp itching and i
falling hair stops.
This is the age of youth, gray-haircd. 1
unattractive folk aren't wanted around; 1
o get busy with the Sage and Sulphur
to-niglit and you'll lie ninared at your
youthful nppearance and the real beauty 1
and healthy condition of your hair with
la a few day. Inquiry at drug stores
here shows thst thry nil sell lot of i
"Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur" and the
folks using it are enthusiastic.
Final Reductions Bring These Big Bargains to Mothers and Fathers
Today and Tomorrow
JOVERCO ATS & SUITS $
Values Up to $7.00
TM a. . . .
inr mini clearance price which we have placed on nil Woken lots that sold tip to
and including 7.00 -collected from all stores ..ml placed on Side nt the ITnUr. Br, ,.re.
Double-Breasted Suits (7 to 18). Values up to $7.00
Norfolk Suits (size. I to IS . Values up to $6.00
Di.ealan an.l C.IU. it in. tf- . mm Til'
imsjiuii aim oiuiu .111 is .1 111 1 1 1 I . V llllllV 111. in I 1111
Russian and Convertible Collar Overcoats i9 to 17). Values to $6 1 $2s75
Additional Bitj Bargains Include
Wash Suits. S9c. Fit Uf k $t.60, K. & t. Blouses. 49c. Value up to 91.50,
Boys' Hats. 50c. Valwu up to $8A$, Sweaters. $1 .29. Vnhm up to 9.1.00.
Rompers. 35c. I alut up to 91.00. Play Suits. 59c. ValuM Up to $1.80.
Final Clearance Prices Offer Kxtra Special Bargains in
Young Men's Overcoats and Suits at $6.75
tf0, SIX. $16, ' nnrf 910 Long Trountr Suit ntul Smart ihrrcoat
Broken lots and odds and ends, sizes 14 to 18. in a large variety of models and fabrics.
UNION SQUARE, 14TH STREET
Jul H eW nf Hrmidtniy. One lltmk from Hlh Strtei flltUaf NtatittH.
I ilh SlreH niij II 'itUamthtrf Urlitp far Van the Hoot,
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINO UNTIL O'CLOCK,
Hoaue of Ms hBtilt of spinning a
Kins on llio coun'er when he asked for
11 drink In s slon Andrew Ssgulne
was srreated j-esterdav on a charge o.'
paelng a worthless check fur SU on
Jan. 2:, and held In K.iVin for further
cxamln.itlon liy Maglstintv House In
Mnrrlanla Pnllc Court.
Henry '. Martinson, a saloonkeeper
st No. 43 Kast tine llitmlrcd and clltty
second etreet, the complainant, told
Deputy ftherlff Tliomas fl. Kelly that
the man who nave Mm the bad nhecq
always spun hi glas before drinking.
Kelly waa In a -lowntown saloon yes
terday and saw Hegulne pln his glass
hefxirs drinks. lis was Identified by
Begulne, who Is forty-four, said h
lived at Mills Hotel No. t. He waa one
of the witnesses In the Dolly Reynolds
murder trial, testifying that Dr. Hamuel
J, Kennedy was not the man who
had been driven by him In a hack to
the flrand Ha tat, where the womaa was
strangled to death.
Thirty-fourth St., West
Extraordinary Sale Saturday
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Women's and Misses' Winter Coats
ty and full length models
$10.00 & $15.00
Actual values 22.50 to 88.00
Girls' Winter Coats (6 to 14 yrs.)
$6.00 & $9.00
Actual values 12.7A to tt.00
Women's Tailored Suits
Navy and black cheviots
Regular prices 88.00 to 88.00
22 to 26 jonn Forsythe 3th st Wwt
at 34th Street
Tomorrow, Saturday, February 15th
The Final Clearance of
Women's Coats & Suits
at a great sacrifice on former prices
wo ourselves can far less afford to make these
reductions than you
can aL on! to miss them
With you, Winter is practically beginning. With
us. it approaches its official close. The coats and
suits in this clearance event comprise our entire
available stock of these garments. The reductions
represent our idea of what you have a right to ex
pect in a final clearance. They are "awfully good"
values, every one of them.
39 CoatS were
22 CoatS were
31 CoatS were
09 CoatS were
58 CoatS were
11 CoatS were
4 Coats . .
.were 50.00 to
.were 100.00 to 150.00
were 100.00 to 165.00
35.00. . .
80.50. . .
45.00. . .
50.00. . .
5 CoatS were 150.00 to 175.00 69.00
6 CoatS were 105.00 to 250.00 85.00
30 Suits were
29 Suits were
25 Suits were
14 Suits were
20.50 to 85.00 12.50
35.00 to 45.00 15.00
45.00 to 50.00 19.50
85.00 to 150.00 35.00
Odd Boys' Overcoats & Suits
reduced to a shadow of
their former prices
Odd garments that are united in economy
fl The liberality of tomorrow's reductions is obvious.
e are simply cleaning house, and all of those gar
ments which have so fai failed to find purchasers at
regular prices are now mat ked at figures which owners
of boys cannot afford to miss. They are easily the
best values we liave yet offered in smart clothes for
boys. Hut the numbers are limited and will disappear
rapidly at these prices. Sacond floor.
159 Boys Long Overcoats a ba
were 6.00 to 10.00 reduced to I
Mfide with convertible collar and half or full hvlta. All-wool
heavy mixture coating, taken Ntrai(ht from ntock for inune
ditite sale. Ages 0 to 18 years.
Boys' Russian Overcoats I ne
were 7.00 reduced to ) y'
Smnll lots only of theae garmenta, In brown and gray mixtures.
R U t tontoMck modelo. with full belts. Agea S to 8 yenra.
Broken Lots of Boys' Suits I -7 qk
formerly up to $12.75 f J
Norfolk and double breasted models, that belong to the hlgher
priced variety of SoUh clothes for boys. Odd lots, but plenty
of ajgM in one model or another. Ages 0 to 18.
Broken Lots of Boys' Norf ofks I a 7k
formerly up to $6.50 ff0
Theae. dapper little garmenta are made of all wool fabrlea In
a good selection of put terns and colorings Agea 0 to 17 years,
Boys' $5 Suits at $3.50
Another lot of suits in broken lots and sums. Double breasted
models made of all wool fabrics and excellently tailored.
Paris ideas for Spring: In
smart clothes for smart girls
fl In tomorrow's display of new conceits in tailored
wear for Spring you see tbe result of a policy which
comprehends something more than the mere buying
and selling of merchandise Like yourself, we are
eternally in search of the new, the clever, tbe distinc
tive, the undeniably smart things which run like
a golden thread thiough the countless creations
of but mediocre merit. It is of such that this
offei ing tomorrow is composed. Tailoied suits, coats
and dresses which are the newest of original ideas in
Spring modes, and endowed with that exclusiveness
which implies that you will not be mortified by find
ing these styles in every shop. Sacond floor.
Misses' Tailored Suits I en
value 80.50 (XVV
These embrace the newest models and fabrics, the latter includ
ing poplin, eponge and Bedford cord. All arc fancy tailored
models, ahow ing the newest designs iu skirts and coats, in
Bulgarian and Russian blouse effects. Black, white, and all
the modish colors for Spring.
Misses' Coats at 16.50, 19.50 & 25.00
Attractive models made of eponge, covert cloth, men's wear
serge, Bedford cord and poplin, in three-quarter cutaway
styles. Both plain and fancy tailored effects.
Tailored models, made of imported eponge, Bedford cord,
men's wear serge and check worsted, in five exceptionally
smart styles, including the Bulgarian and Russian blouse el
fecta. All colorings. Exceptional value.
Misses' Crepe de Chine Dresses I e nn
value 85.00 Saturday special at
The selection Is composed of three entirely new draped mod
els, with fine lace collars and cuffs. Black and theae colon:
Copenhagen, navy, snuff and pearl.
1,000 Girls' Washable Dresses
special at $1, $1.50, $1.95 & $2.95
usually sold for $2 to $5
J This it a special purchase in which the opportunity for low
prices was quite too good to be missed. They are really
exceptional values. The nsortment includes pique, repp,
galatea, gingham, batiste and lawn, in Russian, middy and
one-piece models. White and all colors.
Tomorrow at 50c & $1
three hundred Middy Blouses
that were formerly $1 to $3
Such prices would be an inducement, even though the selec
tion was poor. But it happens that the selection is very
good, despite the liberality of the reductions. A very little
money will go a very long way in this offering, provided you
act quickly. Somewhat mussed, but none the worse for It
A limited number left of these
Women's Grav Kid)- o-
Top Boots. Vaiue$6(-
the rleverest innovation in feminine footwear
for Spring nnd the biggest hoot values nfloat
Battleship gray kid topsnre the modish thing In font
wear, and because of that, prices are kept un at a pretty
high level. We have contrived to secure a limited ship
ment of thrsn gray kid top boots at a big concession
on usual wholesale cost, and they are a bargain of the
flrat magnitude at 8.85 a pair to you, Made with
patent colt, or gun metal calf vamps, with tops of im-
fterted gray kid that Is the color of a mottled marli
ng, Smurt models that are designed on distinctive
and diminutive lines, A great chance if you hurry.
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