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T HI 1VENIN0 WORLD
CONEY ISLAND'S BIG PYTHON FIGHTS
WITH FIVE MEN IN
CENTRAL PARK ZOO
Ctty Officials to Devise Method
of Raising Funds to
PROMINENT MEN K)R IT.
Snake Gets Jiu Jitsu Hold on
Louis La Roche's Leg and
Hot Time Follows.
ToDay's Action by Board of
Estimate Likely to Insure
Ths iinrv Island boardwalk project
back in the hand of tho original j
seam tto.- of th Roe i d nf E.ilinste. It
having tx-en referred to-day on motion
of Comptroller I'rendergaet. Thte doaa
not moan thai the .-nternrie.-. wtileh it i
Intended to dn murli toward improving f
tag people j ocean boach at Conor, la j
jeopardised, bat that further moan art
to bo taken to aaouro Its final lucrets.
fence the rrcent meeting of the, Hoard
of Ratlmale. at hlch th building of
tho boardwalk waa approved, the quee
ns of how the walk Is to be paid for
has arisen, and tho Comptrollsr wanted
that queatlon decided In commute be
tor letting final approval go to to
Board of Estimate.
Originally It was designed to spoor
tMh tho coat by assesamsnt through
oat th city, tho bulk of It to bo plarsd
oa tho abutting property ownors. This
! objected to. snd ths suggestion is
mad that ths creator part or tn
bo levied nn th entire City.
much as th entire city will bo
PROMINENT MIN ON HAND TO
PLEAD FOR WALK.
ta anticipation at tho matter beta?
doaaltely settled to-day by the Board
at Bstimate. a large number of Inter
carta1 parsons attended th meeting of
th board. (Jen. Wlngate. Paul Grout,
award at. Orout Praaols P. Bent and
taaay others war proparod to apeak.
The West Bad Improvement League
roprasontad. The League's
I adhsme of a board walk oonteitv-
th aooulrliia by th city of th
of land botwosn tk high water
Ikes f tk Atlantis Ocean and a parallel
gate m foot Inland and extending from
Ska sic Dreamland sits to Went Thirty
oawatrtk street, that rk boardwalk
k m foot wide sad that It be piaosd
-sjfTr tk ooatrol of th Park Depar'
aaaat; that tk walk bo built of a
kattkt above tk grade level to prrmlt
of gt basement story to all building
on tk land side of th twain-
that the entire beach be kept
at all obstructions to tk view
sf tk ocean from tk boardwalk, and
not tk streets be opened to It.
Misting another plan, wtiloh k said
wgadd cost ten times less than the pro-
one. Own. Wtngato said be would
building jetties, as was done la
see. of Manhattan Beach, so lbs au
of ths oosan would create a now
Oa this now mad beach tk
aatd ha would build ths board
g toting M further out Into tho
ar further south than ths pro-
Here'e s anaks you ought to be glad
you didn't as. No dream Is this after
a night with John Barleycorn. Kso,
Bill Bnydsr, hosdkeeper of ths men
aaerie st Central Park, had this anaks.
and Bill Is a man for whom even I
o'clock cabarets ar too tat.
A python was brought from India for
th Park Zoo a few days ago and was
this morning landed at ths menagerie.
It was sent out In a wicker basket, re
inforced with wire netting. They took
It to tk monkey house Oathered
around tne reptile wars Bnydsr. Bab
Huntsr, his assistant; Tod Keen,
keener of the monkey house ; Oeorg
glehert. keeper of th Hons, and touts
La Roche of Park Csmml toner Ho
ver's staff, who was responsible far
tk comlag of th mammoth python,
Tk latter Is sixteen foot long, eight
Inches la diameter sad weighs It
The basket was opened snd the gats
of ths cage, Where eight sr lag mors
African pythons disport themselves, waa
also opened, gnyder transit ths eater
of men and oows and other things by
the head and began to unwind him. Like
a isngth of boss thsy reeled him off.
Keeaaa and Slohsnt holding the big
body as It emerged from the basket.
Hurlor, i I. a WgSkjg goi th tgll f In
!lmy 11 ma: a .
Ths python atee iped ia be ttHI
in his condition of ior. but he m Ml
have email the monke- I Tble reminded
him of hi native Jungle and mil: have
awakened h'm M the fict that he was
hungry, He organ to wriggle. Oo, On,
liver an I shiver ami goose (I ash' In
their native lelra t heee gentle thing, get
their tslls sroun.1 the trunk of s tree
and then rch out and grab thslr vic
tim snd squseae the life out of him er It.
Th python wriggled his tsll tnoas,
kiMtefclag llurton and La Hoche galley
wast The tall turkey-Wotted sams ami
then got e clinch on La Roan' lag.
La Roche gave a yell, as wall he might.
Th whole body of th python waa in
motion, and he had a Jiu Jltau on I .a
gnyder put tk big, ugly tesad under
hta arm and choked him with all hi
might. Keenan and Hurton wreetled
with toe tail, and finally, between chok
ing and hauling, they get ths tall away
fees its bearings Then Onyder
slammed the head lata th python sag
and they tumbled tk rest of tk snake
after me head, sanding tk Importa
tion frog India all la a heap to th
bottom of ths cage and
en oilier from Ihr Itu kefrllet I net I
lute In take vo nl i iiili-a .,r large.
ilgglv rnako and one tag nf monk
eve oul tn sn animal farm Rag! Ms,
f.ctn for ?lg summer vscslluti. lie o
gan to hsve fnrcl,odiiia Igfoft ever he
left the Instltuie In Manhattan. CswaVX
Ing gg the fsrry, lie atooil and xiaugsd
the liglgftca between the neereet irate
or rsptllla and the back of the driver's
One fetsl limit or tne slntioue head :n
the direction of the dilvci a gggt which
wag his own, remsniber- and It would
he sll off with Reginald Riiamlllcr.
With bheae uniilcaaaut OSgllgUong
dancing through hla mind RugsMUer
stsrted driving through bang Island
Ot Just aa he turned Into Thomson
avenu a alltliy auto sneaked up behind
"Whatt-a-a-aunmh!" agb thr nute.
Kusinlller fell Into the etroet snd
broks his arm.
THURSDAY, KY 1, ltll.
CHURCH THIEF SENTENCED
tar llaraae MM til tlnnlha for
Igagg nVrfet, I went ! -I wo y stars old.
h ho ggyi she Uv ea at the CofOftkt Mo
til. Kig.it.i geanilg and OH Hundred
ami Twenty-fifth atreei. gag rent to
the agnitsaillar) for lx months to
dgj on her conviction of atnillrifr
ggrggg from srorshi pngeg in caercs,
1; Jgtllnag In Part 1 of pci la-Kee-sinu.
AfggfdlBg to the pro'tallnu gfstegfi
Mir. Axman, the ll rne wnmMii aaaa
kttongsfsj aervlcea In the Church of Ht.
John the llutlt, I.exlnrtnn .avenue
nnd Heventy-elxlh a I reel, when a wom
an In the gggN pew mlsaed her puree.
Mlae lt t ne w aa firreated and thrco
other pume were found In her poe
tagtgaV Th arlagajgf denied ehe had atolen
litem or that aba had gone Into the
church for any oilier purpose then to
i token a holy relic.
Tfajr i.tt.i. ;tM sn.l rtflsblr. Hf.iU'f
t - Mri Ha;f4tirf? Ornrif. 'I 'if ufrti tnd
mt, nrtiiciop ,n rn tor,rVfor t.ip
ff all diacT'lna i f the gtuaaeth. Ur'r. Boealt.
Kuliiej, Hiad'lrr. Nrfoua laieeaeea, lo.. or Aiiie.
II-,!, I m.tiiiaii.ii. leilceatlnn. Featr.
n,eia. r.i.. ami eu rfa
i i nt.-n,. u '
nflhamijii.ii .f thr hoeela. Iila, ami
if the Internal neat. PXnrXC
miHl.he b. lakli
will he a.'C.ta
IIAtaWAVg rilj.s Br
dtxltlrtl. tl roml ttUt t Httini ifitrll
I, rvturtihlng ir pfrUtM for tm fuppiiit of
M f x I a. 1 1 . Ya i rtl H into it. Ill Uoupnvu w 1 1
). t(p romi (rut i tiiu
n a' ii ' t era ttga i f t tie Tatlrt
rtt(A in-t. At f1nifff1ti or by aUll.
hAI.WAT f Vo Na. iJL
WORLD WaTg WORK WOllUKkl
"Wttowl'' gsgped La Bee be, watte kg
a sbsat. sod streaming with eoM per
plratlon. "What's good far gash i
Bill Mnydar ah top fed It to ktat and
Lc Roche aoddssl Mik lntsUlgaat as
8SAKM WAGON DRIVER
FALLS Oft WEES AUTO
MORN GIVE 8 HIM SCARE.
Reginald Rusmttler of No. 111 Flush
ing arena, M asset h, scared himself
Into a broken arm over on Thomson
avenue. Lent, island ouy. early to
day. It waa snake and moakeya that
Nal Kot pink snakes, aer hla monk-
aye real oneel
Rusmlllsr, who drives a track, had
Wlngat'a kvn will now be con
by the city ta addition to the
POTTER'S FIELD FPU SUICIDE.
Ska body at Mia Helen Takk. who
SjgpsW herself before a Vaa Cortland t
i at tk Oa Hundred and Porty-
street subway station last night.
red to-day to tk Hartom
after the got ice had waited
i far Predsrtok P. Ctwcnwltn of Mo.
M Watt Oae Hundred and Beventy-flret
. to seeks good hie promise to bury
mains. It to supposed that Iks
s's action was ths result of a
with CkamsUa. who Is a mu
ll a veud sarin house tn the
Chamolln toed Ike police that
tk dead woman had been hie house
keeper for seven years, sad that ha
little of her anteoendsots Hs
she had no relatives. Unless
Ha intervenes aha was be burled
mi inn .
Tag) Pfalfjggl ljTiihl WTfagssV
Law Stkbtt Mad. r H
t ui.l Ol aa I
rbggTia aaiwauj- gMJ up X
Low Shorn, $3.60 up I
v w m 2 a
V. AUtttatt $c (Co.
have prepared for to-morrow (Friday)
A Sale of Men's Furnishings
( at special prices, as follows:
Men's Negligee Shirts plaited or plain,
actual values $2.25 to 3.00 . at $1.45
Men's English Overcoats, of medium
weight Spring fabrics, actual value
$35.00 .... at $18.00
Men's English Raincoats, actual values
$20.00, 22.00 ft 25.00 . . at $9.50
Also an importation Of Double-faced
Steamer Rugs, in combinations of blue,
green or gray, with reverse side of
plaid, the actual value of which is $ 1 2.00
at . . . . . . $7.50
In the Boys' Clothing Department
a Special Reduction Sale has been arranged
for to-morrow (Friday) and Saturday of
Boys' Norfolk and Double
(sites 7 to 18 years), the greater number
of which Include an extra pair of knick
erbockers . . at $5.75 ft 7.75
The Qlrls' Department
Important Reductions have been made In
the prices of
Qlrls' Spring and Summer Coats
(sizes 4 to 14), representing the fashion
able styles and materials. These Coats
are now offered at
$6.50, 8.75 10.50
Baring vtjry much tow thsa the usual priest.
BaB tRRRi aCasai! ft
Art You Proud of Your
Hat your figure the graceful,
supple, Youthful lines that make
you proud to see your reflection
in the glass?
Or do the clinging, draped
fashions of the day dissatisfy
and pussle you when you adapt
them for your own use?
If so then look to your corset.
Among the 240 different CB
a la Spirite models is one which
is designed especially and solely
to mould your rery figure into
supple lines of Youth. It will do
this without compressing, bind,
ing or torturing you.
Try your CB modal today. Call at th
corset department of your favorite Mora,
and neve the expert corset fitter there
help you selsct it. Pries, as always,
it to $10.
THE STANDARD EVERWHERE
OF THE WOMAN OF FASHION
Furs, Rugs, Draperies and .Lace
Curtains received for Storage.
RF'1 .'jfl ftaV' am. ' ' Jklisigl aSjjsaaM AJ j M
a. MM WikW- ' SassssstJ""
FUR STORAGE Remodelling and Repairing Phone 8900 Greeley
JTtanhlin Simon Si Co.
Fifth Avenue, 37th and 38th Streets
ANNOUNCE A SALE FOR FRIDAY
SPECIAL PURCHASE OF
96 Women's Paris Gowns
' New Hand made Summer Models
Entirely hand mad, trimmed with real late and richly
hand embroidered; Fabric, white or colored Cotton Crepe,
Broche Crepe, Striped Ratine and French Batitte.
HANDSOME PARIS MODEL GOWNS
MOSTLY ONE OF A KIND.
Heretofore $69.50 to $125.90
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You'll simply have to laugh when you see FUN, the great 16-page Joke Book given with the
FUN'S ALL FUN
and it's getting funnier all the time. It is not on sale. You can get it only with
jfrankUn Simon & Co.
FRIDAY, MAY SECOND
Silk and Lisle Hosiery
FOR WOMEN. MEN, MISSES. GIRLS AND SOYS
At Reduced Prices
tte Guarantee the wear l all Silk Hoaiprv
Women's Pure Thread Silk Hose
Black, white, ttn snd color;,: lisle or IIK wis "J
garter-top. all w.lhte. Heretofore $1 ..15 to 52.00
Women's Emb'd Silk Hose
In black, white, tan, light blu. or pink; lisle sole nJ
garter top, splicad heel and log, richly mbroldfg In
ttlf colon ; all w.lgbts. Heretofore $1.25
Women's Superior Quality Silk Hose,
In black, whit, or tan. doubl.x heel and to.;
Dub-1, garter top; all weights.
Heretofore $1.75 3 pairs for $3.00
Women's Silk Hose Hand EmbroicJ.rd Clov
Black with whit, or self clot, also whit, with self, black
or colored clox; double heel and toe; Dub-1, garter top.
Women's Lisle Hose
Black, whit, or tan, silk or plain guze lisle . doubiex aagl
and toe; Dub-l. garter welt; all weight' .
Women's Superior Quality Lisle Hose
Or silk or plain gauze lisle : black, whit, or tan ; doubl.x
heel and to.; Dub-l. gtrt.r w.lt; all weight.
Men s Silk or Lisle Sox
Men's Pure Thread Silk Sox
In black, whii. and all colors ; dun Hex lisle heel, sole tnd
to.; alto two toned accordeon ribbed in black and white,
black and navy, black and red. black and purple, black
and tan; all weight- Heretofore 50c
Men's Silk Lisle Sox
Superior quglitv silk lisle in black, whit., ttn tnd colors;
spiled heel, sole and toe ; all weight. Here! )fore 50c
Qirls' and Boys' Hosiery
Broad and Fine Ribbed Cotton Hose
lu black, whit or Ita cotton, fins ribbed ; also corduroy
ibbed in black only, all weifhts. . tf
sue 0 to 10 Heretofore $1.50 6 pairs for I.UU
Imported Cotton Hose
Broad or fine ribbed, in black, white or ttn; til weight. Q
Sites a to 10. Heretofore 45c .Zo
White Lisle Thread Socks
With colored strings. SUgt S to I.
White or Colored Lisle Thread Socks
With striped tops. Sixet S to 9.
White Lisle Thread Open-work Socks
Sixes S to 8!.
IMPORTANT SALE FRIDAY
Boys Washable Suits
Boys Russian Blouse Suits
Of Gtlataa, Poplin, Linen or Chtmbrty, is white tad
colon, stllor or lion collar modal. Vatae 12.18
English Middy Suits
Of navy, ctdet blue, brown or red striped galat; alto
white, with navy ctd.t Mao or raa collar; straight
troustrs. 3 to 8 yetrt. Value fCM
Washable Norfolk Suits
Wtik two fir tj XaiaWelosksri
English Norfolk modal of ton Hnen crash, oliva or tan
army khgki;ggo white duck. 7tol7ytrs. Vahit M 78
IMPORTANT SALE FRIDAY
Boys Shirts and Blouses
Blouses off Washable Silk
...itu.il mm a I,..hu1 estgaa S 1 1 1 "
In novelty stripes, guaraotaad fttt colon!
to 14 year. Regular prtoe 12.71
Boys' Negligee Blouses
Of woven madras, mercerised pongee, plain white or tan
soisetts, attached or detachable eolltr.
8 to 18 yttrs. Regular pries $1.28
Boys' and Youths' Negligee Shirts
Of mercerized pong.e in tho newest colored stripe,
laundered neckbands; with separtt. colltrt to match.
French cuff. 12 to UH neckband. Regular price $1.45
Fit iH A VE., 37th and 38lh Sts.
To appreciate the con
venience and great value
of the Sunday World's
THE NEW YORK SUNDAY WORLD .
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