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THE EVENING WORLD, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1913,
GRAND JURY HUNTS
RICH VAMPIRES WHO
Begins' Investigation of Crim
inal Charge Against Brook
lyn Sons of Wealth.
ENTICED BY JOY RIDES.
Daughters of Good Families
I-ured by Organized Clique
to Drink and Worse.
The Kings Count v tli-and Jury be.
n to-day to Arlve Into the secrets
of a coterie of wealthy young Hrnoklyn
society men who, possessed of motor
ears and well-lined porkctbooks, but
lacking moral balance, have for mora
than a year been making their pastime
the scientific dcgrcdntlon of young girls.
With their automobiles and their es
euranrea of an exciting evening at the
abaret shown as the bait, these youths,
who have drifted together Into a more
or leas formal organization, have lured
many girls of good family astray and
the puller believe that the mysterious
disappearance of at least a dozen girls
bow officially "mlrsing" might be
traced back to them.
Kvldenee against rwo of the men Is
now In the possesion of Asaistant District-Attorney
Louis (loldsteln and will
be presented to the Grand Jury In the
naar future. In the meantime further
Investigation will be made by Mr. Gold
stein, who learned of the existence of
tha debauihers' clique through hla
official connection with the caao of
Martha Kohlcr, the aevonteen-year-old
schoolgirl daughter uf Jamea Pollock
Kohler, a lawyer and politician of prom
inence, on behalf of whom a serious
charge has been made ngalnst Walter
K. Doyle, a young real estate operator
who until recently had offices at No. it!
STAMPEDE IN THE RANKS OF
The activity of the District-Attorney's
office and of Central Office detectives
ha caused a stampede already In the
ranks of the clique. Many of those
whoso appearance was desired before
the Grand Jury and at the arraignment
of Doyle in Flatbuah Court next Tues
day morning, have left Brooklyn, and
subpoenas Issued for them remained un
served. Mr. Kohler, who is secretary to the
Tax Commission and hae his own law
offices at No. 4 Court street, was sure
to-day that representations had been
made to his daughter by some member
of the clique. The girl, who accused
Doylu in an affidavit he swore to laat
October, and who for a time seemed
willing to press the charge against him,
has changed her attitude. She has told
her father and her brothers, one of
whom Is Philip Kohler. Mayor Goy
nor's personal secretary, that she will
not testify to anything which may
Mr. Kohler 1' olo much mjstlfled as
to who financed his daughter's trip to
Atlantic City lust HaturJay. She was
In have appeared against Doyle on
Tuesday in t lie Magistrate's Court, but
on Saturday evening ahe disappeared In
company with Miss Hadlo Hcrmalln, a
school teacher only a year or two older
than herself. Someone provided Miss
Kohler with i-'OO, according to her
father, who brought her back from At
lantic City Tuesday.
In conversations with her father and
brothers and with Mr. Goldstein and
Detectives States, Downey and Sullivan,
who have been ass.gno 1 to break up the
clique, the Kohler git 1 has given the
names of severul other victims. She
also has mentioned several young men
of wealthy families, one of whom Is the
eon of a man who once held a high po
MORE THAN A SCORE OF THE
According to the dettctlves there ace
upward of twenty of the you n't Idlers
who devote their time and energies to
ensnaring Brooklyn Kirls. They believe
mat the power of the clique for harm
has been greatly Increased by the Inva
sion of cufes wheru a cabaret entertain
ment is a concomittant attraction with
cocktails, hlghbulla and wine.
In one of these pluses a pretentious
'kind of all-night restaurant which lately
has been subjected to surveillance by
the police and excise officers the clique
ha Us rendezvous, and thure the latest
iemlnlne acquisition of one of the
youths Is Introduced to his companions.
Hare may be seen any evening or early
morning girls of sixteen and seventeen,
sipping intoxicating drinks and loudly
applauding the suggestive songs chor
used by the entertainers.
Mr. Kohler, who has been making a
personal Investigation, says that the
proprietor of this place has laid out a
lurge sum In decorating an apartment
In the vicinity of the restaurant Al
Most nightly, he says, there aie orgies
in the apartment participated in by
. ounff girls, while the "fun" In the its.
ran rant ! at Its height and afterward.
HO R LICK'S
OrrflMl and fitnulna
Tb Fopd-drink for All Apt.
Ivfore healthful than Tea or Coif ,
la --;.l ,l. wuLm) ilinaslion
cious, invigorating and nutritious
i milk, milled grain, powdat form.
'fck loach prepared 111
r.Ju.w nhttkpte. AskfarHORJJCrS. i
Mr Others arm imitations
THE LENTEN LOOKING GLASS
"The Greatest Defect of
the Modern Woman la
Her Inability to Project
Her Mind Beyond the
Narrow Circle of Her
Own Pergonal Affair,
Writes "Diogenes Jr.'
"If Women Would Give as
Much Thought to Their
Husbands' Comfort as
They Do to Their
Gowns, Reno Would Be
Wiped Off the Map,
Declares "A Mere Man's
BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH.
"Why do you encourage women to study themselves In the Lenten
Looking Glass? They spend far too much time before mirrors already. I
know you recommended that they observe the characteristics of the modern
newspapers. Women, clothes, clothes,
present time when all their thoughts are concentrated on Easter finery,
public conveyances wherein men are trying to read or converse Intelli
gently are made Intolerable by hlgh-pltcbed chatter of mummy sleeves,
the latest shades and heaven knows what other fol-de-rol. At the risk of
displeasing some of the ladies now primping before the Lonten Looking
Glass by crowding them a bit for a few moments, I must say that I think
the greatest defect of the modern woman is her Inability to project her
mind beyond the narrow circle of her own personal affairs.
ny the way, you never hear them .
talking about how to improve their
minds, only such stuff as 'Would vou
have It draped or plain?' or some other
world proldfm. My advice to women
Is, learn to look beyond yourselves and
men will llnd you a great deal more in
teresting and for a much longer time.
"DIOOaWM JK "
IT 18 ACCORDING TO THE
There Is no doubt that Diogenes .lr.
is right abJJt some of us. Hut he
setrms to hive been particularly unfor
tunate In his oholcs of a suburb. If
no women travel on his trains save
those that chatter Incessantly of clothes,
I advise hi:n earnestly to move. I, Mo,
live In a suburb, and once in a white
I am verv much amtifed by the con
veroat.on that g'res on about me as I
come In'.o town, The ether day, for In
stance, one young woman behind me ex
claimed to another: ''Oh, aren't you
terribly thrilled about Thlngma.lls?"
and the sibseuuent conversation re
veiled tint she was speaking of the
death of ('apt. Scott.
Nevet theli ss, this youns person lanl(d
.nly a vocabulary an 1 a senfe of fit
ness. Whin she bad expressed thor
oughly her somewhat inchoato feelings
over tile death of th'j Antarctic heroes,
she procee led to give her views on suf
frage and the "new freedom." What-
While this particular restaurant Is
said to be t lie ntadquarttrs of the ollqua
its members Individually patronise,
many others of the cabaret cafes that
have sprjng up like totdciool. in down
town Brooklyn and, In some caries, In
the residential sections, within the last
year. There are dozens of such cafes,
each with Its staff of singers and Us
secluded corners, and In none of them is
objection raised to the presence of gnis
who obviously are tasting liquor fur
the first time,
8EOATE HOTEL A RESORT FOR
THE DESIGNING YOUNG MEN.
The assemblages Of the ellqtlS ni- riol
Confined, however, to the pla s which
make no great claim to respectability,
Mr, Goldstein has learned that In one
of Brooklyn's "quietest" hotels uns
that Is the rOSldOOJOS of many solid
business men und thalf families and
el-joys a wide reputation for sedate.
UCKS--U member of the clique lias kept
ari apartment permanently for the use
of himself, bis friends and the, girls
whose acuuaintan 'e t.icy have nunc
This particular apartment O'dl tin
s -ene of one of the Incident! dOIOI Ibed
by Uitl Kohler to her father, and M lag
M.nnalln told him. he ail, of having
seen his daughter there in company
With DoylS at an caily bo ir in the
morning Miss Kohl, r informed her
father that neither she nor her com
panion was asked to register. They
simply were given a key and were car
ried up on the elevator, while tiie man
fOUred her "everything was all right."
In the opsiatloas of the cllnue 'he
Oop?rlfM. ISIS, br Ths Pern PatilMMas Co. tTse BM Tort WH4).
Themselves Only Subjects
Discuss, Says a Pessimistic Man
I HRHLflF Piaivl8MBiLi
RflHvf " eAa 7 'fiSSf
- WOMCSJ I W6LC0M6- TH6 Lf NTErd
man, but surely you don't think they
would stop admiring themselves long
enough to do that! I am a commuter
snd a tii'Hftlmistlc commuter. My bit
terness against life arises not from
the fart that I live In a suburb, but
simply because I travel home at night
ou a train wherein moat of my fel
low passengers are women returning
from matinees or shopping trips.
What do all these women talk about?
What do they think about? Them-Wt-pf.
The woman who wrote toe
other day about the colossal conceit
of the modern man neerls to turn her
attention to her own sex. Just for
your own Information listen and con
trast the conversation that occurs
between men and the chatter of
women to each other. Men talk base
ball, prize fights', politics, business,
clothes, and themselves
Just at the
ever her conversational Inadeouaev. tht.
was no ehatttf of chiffons and sleeves.
Women are much less personal
In conversation than thsy were
fifty years or so ago. And what
Is responsible for their grtater
breadth of mind? Tha woman's
olnb, which, with all Its patty
bickerings and fads, has dona mot
for tha mental development of
American woman than any other
single agency of feminine emanci
pation. Perhaps In no single generation In the
world's history has there been such a
mental gap between the generations of
living women as exists to-day.
IT IS LIKELY THAT THE MOD
ERN WOMEN ARE ALL RIGHT.
Though we have some Intellectual
parrots tmcng us. some women wiio
Jingle the mental small change of lec
tures an 1 teas, the majority of tire
younger and middle aytxl women of io
day a-e seriously Interested In the
World about them anJ seriously Inter
ested In each other. The old harem
ciiatter of clothes and Jewels is still
hear 1 a good .leal, of ccurse. Dut there
Is less ai 1 less of It with every year,
and gaoth rr g lanes at the Lenten Look
ing QISSI will show Dlogsnos Jr. mora
anil mors women helping each other,
working for each other, talking about and
doing big thlngSi yet not neglecting trie
automobile his played n most Import
snt part. Almost all of the young men
bftve'CarSi and those who do not llnd
Ro t: lublo 111 "borrowing" one for an
evening. Mrs. Kohler. Martha's mother,
ic reive. a h.iif-hlind i ed telephone calls
ytsterda) and to-day from mothers of
Other girls, lio told or attentions paid
(0 their own daughters recently by men
'it has been tailed to my attention,"
said Mr. Goldstein to-day, "that these
Itrs Uttlttlly are lounging In their eerslOlttb of Washington
tlms In t sfternoon. Phe motors poo
m ss a fascination for young girls, and
a Oasual invitation to tide Is often ac
Crpted. That Is the beginning of the
Campaign, snd " usually ends with a
vlfit to the cabaret snows and an Intro -
unction to Intoxicant
"There .. danger, too, particularly iu
the summer. In 'he Coney Island re
sorts, tl.ii meet men of tnls stamp
.usually on the bsaohes, go to dine with
them, take ,i spin In their automobiles,
i force down the BrS drink, and the tad
1 Is already In sight."
1 H" lewis Hurl by tnlo
Swnroeil w..,immi no ion aes.
LONDON, Fsb, 2T. -Harry Ixrwis
American welterweight boxer, was
awarded 11,000 damages by the High
Court to-day against a motor cab com
any on account Of Injuries he had sus
tained In a tdXloab accident which he
grgUSd through his counsel h id Impaired
l is nerve and vitality and Iris ability to
S - l -
. i 1 In
- .LOOKiiVG (iLASS.
little things that keep them women nnd
make them charming.
Me will see brilliant women who
Oo not disdain to be beautiful,
beautiful woman who no longer
find It nnnec.ssary to bo el- sr.
nT will sea good 1 omen who are not
prigs, and women not very good In
the chemical sense, bat who never
theless trust nnd respeot tha mem
ban of their own sea as woman
have never trusted and respected
each othar before.
As an antidote to Dlogenes's cynicism
I submit a letter from "a perfectly
happy wife," who writes:
WOMEN 8HOULO 8TUDV THEIR
Dear Madam: I have been a per
fectly happy wife for three years,
and I have taken a prep Into the
Lenten Looking Qlass to tell you
why. While my gas stove and baby
keep me busy, still I have found that
my happiness In part Is the result
of careful and constant study of
my husband, and this "Mere Man,"
Instead of becoming "in old story,"
Is Just as Interesting as before he
married me. If women would give
as much thought and attention to
their husbands' character and dis
position, personsl comfort snd busi
ness Interests as they do to their
gowns and hats, huMbands would
llnd them well "fitted to he wise
counsellors, ' and Iteno would be
wiped off the map. The gravest
mistake a woman can make Is to
become "settled." A man wants a
companion und chum in hla wife,
therefore she must be Just as much
a part of the world as possible
A MBRfl MAN'S WIIT3.
GOV. WILSON DISCLAIMS
SLIGHT TO CHEVY CHASE.
But If He Has Time to Play CoK in
Washington and Joins Club
He Will Pay Dues.
TRANTOM, N. J , Sab, t, prtsl.
lea;. eie, Wilson saplslnsd to-day that
he meant no flight at the L'hevy Cnase
ill 1. lefer da.
i Wlis on saH that he did not know yet
whether he would have time to play
I golf whllr In Washing ton, but if he did
and Joined any club, ! WOUld pay dues
Just as other .embers .11.1 Me gddsd
I that lie would write the Chevy Chase
Club ani clear up any wron; Imprss.
sfon bis ill-: letter might have given.
Til" Governor said Incidentally that 1
lie was not mu h of a club man and I
that bis only clubs are the I nhersitv
Club and the Century Club of New
"i was sleeted to the Century," said'
.Mr. rVIISon wnn a tunic, on the tneury
that I "s literary."
y.mny to Wet.
iFrim tin (irTfUiMi Plals I'esUr i
The ruin who writes to ask If lie run 1
marry on H I week has wasted Ink.
Of course he can.
Two dollars will secure a tasty license.
11 will square the preacher, and there
will he 1 left for a modest wedding
jir, wsii rears ed n"sei i
H - X - H - M - H - I - l - H - H - H - K - l - H-l- 4-
10 PROVE WIFE HAD
NO RIGHT TO MARRY
Dhuy Also Amazes Court by
Four Years Old.
Justice flenedlet n the Supreme
Court, lliooklyn, by setting aside a
Judgment of annulment of marriage
to-day, pnrtlnlly untangled an odd mat
rimonial mari which may not appear
In the r i to be Innoci ntly contrived.
Three weeks ago Mrs. Annie Miller
iihuy baled before tb Domestic Rela
tion! Court Theodore C. Hhuy of No.
Its HerksmOT atreet to answc a lhaffs
of non-support Muy produced a
J Judgment of annttlmi-nt of his mar
riage, signe.i oy justice aepinail in
Mrs. DbU) gasped when sic saw the
Judgment snd disiarpd that she had ,
never heard of sucii an n.-t.on hav ing i
jbeon taken; that Dhuy had lieen living
las her husband since Merotl IT. I ! n 7 .
when they were married, ani that she I
had borns him four ohildren.
Since the production of the copy of
the Jndgrnirit of glHIUlmejIt. threw'
t,i.,.. 'u mmm. ..,,t ,.f IV... I i.i..u.l.. I
i Relations Oourti her law r weni be
Fore ths apaoloj Term or the Rupremo
(!ourt to move for setting tslda t lie
judgment and opening the oil annul
u has develops 1 ibat !n suing foej
I anpulment Pbuy laid lbs gr ' that I
hiH Blfs was already married and John I
I M, Ole.ison of No. in Troy avenue !
sa'ors "ii the stand ti it he was the
husband of Annie Mill." Muy, Me .
Identifled photograph of i man, a i
woman and a baby In an SUtomoblle SS
that of himself, his wife, afterward
k:i.wn as Mrs. nhuv, uid their bahy
This suit whs undsfended and Judg- ,
mi "t went quickly to h'l.
CHILDREN WHO ARE SICKLY
Mothers who value
tho health of theii obll
lr n, sli.iuM uevi r lo
wit limit MOTH KB liBAVS
swnr I'otvDiNs toa
t Hii.UKf, for use when
Booth 'I. i licv Break up
Colds, Relievo Pevoiisbs
ncss, Worms, Oonstipa
ten, Hoaitacbo, Teeth
ing ih wrdersatttl Nt..m.
lv li Troubles, f 'WAy
Motktrt fr 20 years,
'l lu never fail. Sohlby
"TSIU1 MAUI. '
Druggists everywhere ii ceuts. Tllsl
t ft ms'rrf I.eRoy. N. V.
wr S 1
MAN WHO NEVER
HOW INNEW YORK
(.real French Philosopher Is
Tremendously Amused at
SUBWAY TICKLES HIM.
What Do You Suppose Taught
Him? The Funny Antics
of New Yorkers.
T,hcre sailed on the Francs of the
I'"renoh line to-day for Ixmdon Prof.
Ilenrl Mergson, one of the greatest Ufa
Ing philosophers. He came here four
aeeks aw to lecture to the students of
Columbia College and the students ere
now wise voting men.
What I'rof. llergsnn doesn't know
nhout phlloscphy ami other things
worth knowing. Isn't found In hooks.
All his life he hni been delving Into pon
derous tomes, lie came to New York a
man of serious mind, of grave nnd sed
entnry hnblls. of quiet nnd retiring
wnys BUI with tha vut storehouse of
knowledge under his hut the little old
gentleman, with a grny fringe nhout hla
p'la-hed dome, learned something new
in New fork, He learned to lairvh.
He studied nil Ills life. He learnisl
Ldtin he prattled Ills "Now t laiy
Me." He was reading Homer when the
average boy was sitting up nights over
".tack ami the lleanstalk " When thn
ordnary imy was playing tug, Ss was
wrestling with his pons nxlnnrmn. He
studied Sanskrit, while other bovs read
"All my life ban been wriipprd up In
ponderous tolnafl," said thn profess r.
"hut I never could learn to laugh. I
have watched men distort their fnos
over the London Punch, but i could not
make It OUt I have been lit id.tvs
where people were convulsed and I have
natched them In nniimeinent. They were
bevond me. Hut I came to New York
anl learned to laugh
NEW YORKERS TAUGHT HIM
HOW TO LAUGH.
"II was the people who made me
laugh. I Just Matched tlielll. I learned
what It meant lo be forme. I wntcnnd
them running like sheep, always ready
to Jump. 1 saw them down at the furj,
acting like monkeys I saw them run
ning into The nullum like rats Into a
cellar. I watched SUtOtnObtlOS going
like expresH trains und the people hop
ping out of lhatr way. Ami In the sub
way they scramble and push and tun
over one another and a tlg guard shuts
them Into tha cars, crowds them in
with bis kneS In the small of the buck
of the last man. Then he shut the door
OOj the last man's coattnlls, arid while
A Uil i (Mk JSM -asl
1r l 1
'j S' tvu rsirW
the man shouts at him through the glaao
dnor and rnakea faces Wit an spe. he
Krins Oh! It's great to h funny! Ifl
I ever And that I can't laugh agnln I
am coming bach to New York."
On the Kranee, also, were Mrs K. II.
Harrtman snd her flsnfhter, raryl.
They are going to Italy and are taking
with them a big touring car, but no
I haufTeur Miss (!aryl will guide the
car through the valleys and over the
hills of Italy.
The Pram o carried away tr.O cabin
passengers, a remarkably large crowd
for this time of year. Ahe had alio
more than S.ooo sacks of mail
WORKING LEGS FAILS
Taking Large Quantity of das
a Personal Matter, He
Fnmuel fthlnshlnaky and his neighbors
on the third floor at No. si Pitt street
mode it a willing attempt to revive poor
Morris Bnehnssky, nineteen years old,
i boarder In the Mhlnshlnaky household,
who had stuck a rubber tube In his
month and turned on the gas. He was
found that way by -hinhlnky early
While somebody iirr for a policeman.
.Mhlnshlnsky and his neighbors tried to
Induce nrtinci.il respiration In poor
"Mawroe," ami they were working bard
It when lr tlrnhnm from Oouverneur I
Hospital got there. Probably they would
have had poor "Mawruss" revived al
ready, but they were working his legs
Instead of his arms, v 'understand, which
don't do a great deal of good to make a
fi How breathe when he has taken gas.
Hut Dr. (Jraham, although he was
laughing very hard, Just turned "Maw
russ" over on Iris face and spanked him
like a fellow spanks hla email son,
y'undrrsland, and "Mawruss" woke up
tight away. Then they took him to the
I t, Ion Market police station and asked
htm what for had he took all that gaa.
"It was a persona! matter," said
FOR SWINDLING IMMIGRANTS.
I cberall. Whin Pleaded Mnlltr, ea
4 tears and Months.
Joseph V. t'l-herall. a salesman of No.
4s Kast One Hundred and Heventy-flrst
street, the llronx, was sentenced by
Judge swnnn In fJogOMl Sessions to-day
to four years and eight months In Hlng
Hing prison After a three days' trial
on u charge of swindling Aurtrii-lliin-gurisn
Immigrants out of 11,100 he was
supposed to send abroad for them, be
fore the prosecution had closed Its case,
I el. e,, ill pleaded guilty
The charges against him were brought
by the A ust rr. II nog i clan consul. As
Histanl DtStrlOt Attorney llrothers was
ii-slatcd In the prosecution by the Itev.
Joseph Laoanobs of st Clemen to
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IN NEW ZEALAND
Httfd of HUafand'l Hate While
in MJdOttan Says "I Must
WRLLINOTOM, N. 7.. rvt. 77 -t.adv
Itoln rt 9, Hcott. widow of the Antarctic
plorer, arrived here to-day on board
the Aoranci. on which she had embarked
for the purpose of coming to New
Zealand to meet hr h'lfhnnd on hla
return from the Mouth Pole.
I.ady BonM heard of tha fate ha hed
suffered while she was In mldocean oE
FIJI. As soon as she had recovered from
the first shock she said:
"I must be brave, ns mv husband
Would have wished me to tie."
Her brother, I!eut. ltruce, and Com
mander Kdward Kvans ( the RtiUOh
navy, wtio brought back the sad news
from the Antarctc, met I.ady Hcott on
the pier. She appeals to lie Itearing u
bravulv under the awful blow.
'Witn the PMadsl .'Ms necnet
"It Is very difficult to mike some
thlns out of nothing," remarked the
Wise Ouy. "You seem to forget a wom
an's decollete u' Vn." replied the Simple
A "Distinctively Individual"
W TURKISH BLEND
Pure, good tobnecoa selected an
you would select'a gift for a friend.
Simple package Jt cigarettes, of
which more arc sold than nny othar
In thin country.