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WHO OWNS THE STREETS. ANYHOW?
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CEMENT BAGS HIS FAILING.
i.et'ngt , i enue
Wott'l rfr'or I ahowa him to fcav
he..n a. rested t iree Mine In Ilia lst
Ihaa retlPSi ajefl t.me for ttaaJIna, ga
manl bafi On hi aggKNtd off c lie hu
waa rent to the Tenitentlary for te .
"I wa the .tuat.c who eont you to
t.'e t'enltem igry hefore, " IJ Juati-e
Jolte r to the prisoner "Thla time I
w.ll ralae the fentem e an additional
three months rerhap after another
year in the Penitentiary ycrti villi l.aem
to haag away ffOfll cement uuga."
hig hawll ii rommlttee of t ie ft
Alder Itien In exlatenre for nicir.
year, gad toAl theuc hna hewn
FUR STORAGE RemoWlBg and RepeMii
. PHONE 12 34 GREELEY
IBest & Co.
Half Price for Saturday Only
Children's and Misses' Trimmed Hats
.lot Holt Met Third Prison Term
for atpallag llirm.
Cement tmga have .'au'ert prton term
for the lux three yeara fo- J ihr II' M.
' thirty-three yeara old T';ey fgogtd
hla arraignment axaln IP. I'art I of
Special Heaalon to-day on a hiraa (f
larrer.y. Ha waa acniteil of a eallng
jalxty cement bg from in ampiv
ibulMIng ath I'o: y--.lnth It rati ar.J
dggja My irnpreenlon wan Ibal the
committee wm rreated for the porpoee
of roilnrinir (he exlattnr rate nnd n-gu-
lallng roodltlona. but, of ro'ira. I do
! lint kmrw owfcriaitV what nrt of a re
port they will make "
l'rcldint Mltchtl mid th.it owing to
hla aclertlnn (is Collector of tlia Tort
and the epc( ir.c work co; out for him
'.etwee:, now nnd the Aral of June, when
he aasutriea nil new place, he wvttM oe
ur.ahle to let.il any aid to l?i Inquiry.
(Cw".nwd from Wktt
twlLD, rmfDAT, MAT t
1 akx-&W. II
Aientsjnan tT AM
'irtmtn. nhttmtn of tha
rrMtMk Ha could not naaS tor any nf
ill farmar attorn, va tor th ujiayaJf
Un Kpaat.d aaalaiaan worn raealvad
by Mr. DuVlvler to-oar whan John J.
Meaftiar, a former member of the spe
cial Aldermanlc Committee rMch ha
hsld up th tanlrah ortlnaUT" for a
)llf and a half, riotlfl.il Mr. Du Vhrler
thai he wouM MM week Iny before Mm
a maai nf evidence.
Tha Oltltm' T'nlon, whlrh thrnnirh a
committee hae be-n invaatlKatlae; the
taxlcab r.ift for year, nwtm.-d Mr. Du
Vlvler that ll assistant aacretary woild
furaUb th evldrnr lleot.d by enartai
Investigator and lhal lha Union would
ro-operat. with lha liatrlot-Attnrny a
ofSr. CltHeri' fnlon nfllrials told Mr
On Vlvler thrr ha.1 procurad a maaa of
Inerlminating rvldVn .
CLASSIFIES THE EVIDENCE FOR:
THE GRAND JURV.
Mr DllVh II Ims dlvlilorl into arvern-'
HMMACdthMM i invevvl ; aTOli rfnea thai
r.d Jary. Th ira: ; m- rabtu j.
aa announced ex.lualvely In The re
ulnar World yesterday. III br the ytrn
of "charge accounts." In wnior '.hn
nana of mono than Tin eSy ofllrlala.
havs been found, fndrr a harg nr-
coant. a (Itv ofn.liil may ill a .velloaj
laxlcal, at any time and ride n fur
It aleaaee, hOWtBI lha I harge-cara' lei
the chauffeur at tha fad of tha rlda. It a
dan at fare.
Thaorrtli ally, tha holder of a "rhnrK
acaaant " receives ., bill aaoa a month J
for lha ride fo taken In nclunl rnr
tie, a curaory examination of ilia tmokf
of aba Tallow Tablet h Company eimwn)
city oltlilals never ii.il.l t lie bills .
nfflrllala were axo. tut. In return for
aartaln favnra. tu uar laxlcahe a often,
aa tii. v wished
Mr DetVIVkef i In-day ha had not 1
Lean iMe to ascertain h iw many pulillrii
officials itaad "ahttfw aooosale," up he- j
lievva i h- number wan iH tween WO in I
1'iax and that the amount of money thua
lent by the enmpany reached many
itaMirfi of dn lara each year.
The Dlatrlct-Altornry ballayea that If I
theeo "charge account" for public owl- !
otabj which are nothing more or lex j
i nan -paeees ' are annus. ia. in com
laVUea will aave rnough each year ta i
warrant a aultatantlal drcreeae In taxl-
aa) rate to the publlo whlcb para for
WILL TRY TO SOLVE THE MYS
TERY OF DELAY.
Attar procuring a complete 1 Lot of
tha city oltlclala aho hare .nleycd
thla form of graft, Mr. DuVlvler plana
tu learn a hat aubtla ar material h
nuance prevailed In tha Special Com
mittee of Nta Board of Aldermen In
hold up for a year and a half that
! waaB-a' -W-llAVi tl.B.
Ti 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 M"MI"I-i-h-W"H-i-wH"Xi-:-h:-:-m 1 1 1 r i-i-i-i-n-i-H-r'
The Habit HEALTHFUL"
ANTISEPTIC MOUTH WASH
PRKX BO com
MAtDrmgrnittt mm Dopmrlmonl Sioroi
0IO. ORCFELDT A CO.,
NpwTaeh duaag Urn Piaarim
widely-demanded tnxloab ordlnancea.
mbmi tiint i,rn,rv flanred la thla
ddav bava been freoucnt, and It la
admitted lo-day that one Alderman hni
been ao enmeshed In the net that he
can hardly eeoape indictment.
The fallow Taxi, ab Company Ii to
only one now tinder Investigation. Of"
fleer of th Slas.m-Seanian Cotn;inv.
which aharea with the Yellow Taxl.io
Caagpajiy a pra tt al monopoly Ol tha
tasloaa bug) paaa of New York, will i
uake.1 next week to 111 their atnry. a.1.1
Mr DaVltfltf hgi te clvcd a atatrmen'
that tiiia aoaipany in So all in it
poller to assist Mm In hla Investigation,
r'oliowlnu the Investigation Into fie
holding up of the taxlra,h ordln imea In
tha Aldermnnlc CommlttM Mr. Pu
Vlvler purpose having the lirand Jury
Inveatlgate the pnn-tlcnlly admitted
charge that aeveral Aldermen "plnnt-
ed" hundred of their constliue ita
aa chauffeura and mevhanli a In the Yel
low Taxlcab Company
It la reported the llstrlct-Attorney's
preliminary Investigation ha shown
that the taxlcab Units were reganlel
aa a hind of "patronage" by certain Al
dermen, who could easily piocure posi
tion for their friend In return for fav
orable action on ordinance rewarded aa
adverae to the taxlcnb companies, une
Alderman I aald to have m of the
votera of hla district working In the
Yellow Taxlcab Company.
BUREAU OP LICENSES WILL EE
Tha maimer of granting llcotiaa and
the handling of complaints agalnat the
taxlcab eomppnlea In th Mayor Uu
reau of Idceaaca will h made the mat
ter of a searching Inuulry. It wa said
to-day that none of the offlcera of this
bureau would be summoned a witnes s
before tha Orand Jury. To aubpoenu
tham and compel them to testify would
grant them Immunity from criminal
Alderman lli-nty F, llrlmtn of Brook
lyn, chairman of th commute whlcb
held up the taxi, ab urdlnaiire for a y. ar
and a half, will not ba aubpoenaed he
fore the lirand Jurors. At a conference
with Mr. DuVlvler last night he ex
pressed a wllilngneiM to testify If sun
poenaed, but lie a told no subpoena
would be Issued Mr llrlmtn denied to
Mr. DuVlvler that he hud participated
In a aacret conference r ntly In an up
town hotel with high ottli l.ila of the Yel
low Taxlcab Company, which would
prortt moat by the holding up of the
lower rate ordinance.
Mr. DttVlrlgf deolnred to-day h cx
petod to receive material assistance
from Mr. Meagher, who apent months
Investigating the taxlra.b situation.
Meagher want to London aaat
Fart and made a tndy tbr of
th qnastlon. ra turning with proof
that Mw York taxlcab rataa ooald
ba vary materially rdncd and tha
eompanlea atUl make a large profit.
Than ha waa uddaly shifted
from th committee.
He has been an ardent nhamplon of
the klWOf rate tnrnaure, which ha been
held up thtia far, and It la understood
he can furriUh very material aasisuinco
In fathoming th mystery of tlio diljy.
MITCHEL FAVORS A THOROUGH
INQUIRY INTO SCANDAL.
Fraptf ant John Purroy MUeSH of rhe
Hoard of Aldermen a!d to-day ha
thouttht a thorouirh incpiirv should b
made Into thn laxKab situation so far
g It affects the Aldrrncn
"I am only tha presiding officer of
the board nnd not 'II vfllils to Its com
mittees." he aald "Al tho sxme time
I have ao many other duties cut out
for ma ue a member of the Hoard of
Fldlmate und Apportionment, that I
haven't the opportunity of knowing
the actual conditions In the Hoard of
Aldermen aa It la known to other
"But wham reputable and rap
raatatlv mmbr of that body
think aa inquiry la JnatlBed, Z
It ahouia ba pushed by all
"Th outrngeon rate wa have to pay
for taxlcab In New York la a matter
Every day asset the introduction
of this tea into new homes.
Whits Ross Coffss, 3 Pound Tuts, SI
"No, mother. I don't want
no bread 'n butter n sugar.
"Nor no rassenberry jam.
"Nor no nothing else, except
just what I ve got.
"I'm having a nawful good
time right now with
Let SMITH GRAY Solve Your Clothes Problem
A $35.00 ELECTRIC VIBRATOR
1,000 ONLY TO BE SOLD AT THIS PRICE
We have purchased 2,350 Electric Vibrators of a standard make
(we agreed not to advertise name), 1,000 of which we are placing on
sale at $9.85 each. These Vibrators were made to sell reguLirly
at $35, and are good value at that price. Our regular guarantee
goes with every Vibrator. The outfit contains a set of applicators
for face, scalp and body, and can be used with any electric current.
During tola tale we are giving special dlsrounts on all our "Kurelia" Vlliratora. Kor example, we
ar telling our "Vlbro-Llfi 'band power Vibrator at 5.00 (the regular price Is S7 SO). This
tlurator requires no ilcrtrlcliy- It operates l simply turning a crank, and Is very powerful
THE VALUE OF VIBRATORS
lu th. I lli I
Vibratory massage it the most effective
method of renewing Hie vital forces nf
nature without the ur of nirilicincs. By
accelerating the circulation of the blood anil
stimulating the action of the muscles, it
eliminate th dead tiuue anil poiaoiiiius
wait natter from the body, thus assisting
nature's productive force tu I. ml. I up the
entire system and keep it in condition to
I cd anil indorsed hy physicians in Ihe
tre.it nicnt of Nerv oumicns. Indigestion,
HbeUmStlSaxi llcaduehe, CoMlluiiloa,
Mi i plessnrss. Pi ufnea, N umluu-Kh, ( atarrh.
( olds, Sore Muscle, Obesity, for Hie relief
of pain, in all disorders arising, from poor
circulation, tor developing or reducing dif
ferent pnrts of the liodv. fur improving the
complexion, for loss of huir und many
SMITH GRAY stores are always ready with
If it is a new spring suit, exquisitely tailored,
from high grade fabrics, in the season's dressiest
sack or Norfolk style, you can find it at Smith
If it is a sennit braid straw hat of the "French
Bow In the Back" style, you will find it in a wide
assortment at Smith Gray's.
Indeed, there is nothing in fashionable haber
dashery for out-door wear that has been forgotten
in the Smith Gray spring showing.
A special value Spring and Summer suit
that will surprise you for
Other Spring prices: $20, $25, $30, $35, $40, $45
Of. 3 $1
JJ garment for X
Real 50c Value
Other grades up to $1.50
Usual $2 Value
Exclusive $J .50
NEW YORK BROOKLYN
BROADWAY AT WARREN ST. FOUR STORRS FULTON ST. AT FLATBL'SH AV.
FIFTH AV.. .NEAR 27TH ST. BROADWAY AT BEDFORD AV.
A direction chart koch with each Vibrator. It explains where
and how to apply the Vibrator for different ailment.
Do not delay if vim wish to seeure one of the Vibrators.
SI) -II ... , . . m
fa Barkara. i nev win not last lonn at tins reuiurkaltl v low pnee. A
deposit of 11.00 will hold one for you for fifteen days. Addreax Correspondence ami
mail orders to our Main Office. Mail orders should be uccompauied by cheek or
During this sale our Brooklyn and New York offices will be open evenings until 8.S0.
Booklet describing All Vibrators will be mailed upon request
EUREKA VIBRATOR CO.,
Brooklyn Branch, Main Office, Newark Branch,
105 FLATBUSH AVE., 131 W. 42D ST., Dept. F, MEEKER B'LD'G,
Near L. I. Station. N. Y. City. 192 Market St.
Phonai 1M4 PROSPECT. PHONESi 310-UU-C312 BRYANT. PHONE: 3403 MARKET.
We are the makers of tbc well known Eureka Klectrlr Vacuum QaaiSr. l'rice $37 .10 and $40.30. Send fur
Ira booklet or pho tor fro demonstration in your own home.
Confctment sttz in
i HE old time Cruet
Stand has quite gone
out of fashion.
French Salad Draaafng Set
of SterltnK Silver with mix
ing spoon, as shown in lha
cut. Price, $39.00.
But it served so useful
a purpose that we have
replaced it by our new
Condiment Seta in Crystal
and Silver and Silver Plate.
These are as effective as
they are pleasing in appear
ance and we make them
in a variety of convenient
The MERIDEN Co.
(INTERNATIONAL SILVER COMPANY, SUCCESSOR)
49-51 W. 34th Street, Through to 68-70 W. 35th Street, New York
j Clearance Sale of all our Spring Models including Imported
Hats, and others made less than a week ago. at one-haif for
mer prices. All styles and colors represented, suitable for all
iages. The reduction of 50 will be made at time of pur
chase, the tickets on hats still bearing the original price.
Prices range from 1.98 to 15.00
or nerly $3.95 to 30.00
None C. O. D., Credited or Exchanged jj
Our Annual May White Sale
Children's, Girls', Misses' and Women's
French and Domestic Muslin Underwear
Junior Misses and Girls
Dainty Little Frocks of White Dotted Swiss
I Prettily trimmed with Valenciennes lace and ribbon.
! 14 to 8 yeass Special price 75
: Pink and Blue Flowered Cotton CrepeDresses
1 Effectively trimmed. 8 to 14 years Special price 5.00
! Bloomer Dresses
Of White and Colored Kipplette; one-piece Ruaaian model
with separate bloomers. 4 to 7 years Special price 2.65
Imported Scotch Plaid Gingham Dresses
A smart model, effectively trimmed. 10 to 16 years
Special price 8.50
Navy Bine and White Serge Coats
to 7 years Special price 5.00
Navy Bine Serge Coats
New long waiated model, silk lined. Collar and cuffs of
linen and Cluny lace or Eponge. Si to 10 years 1275
FIFTH AVE. At Thirty-Fifth St
Favored Styles of the Hour
Easiest for Us to Sell
Because Best for You to Buy
Lailirs' Patent Colt Pumps, sill; rili-
bun hows, ooneavs heel, raeede too,
welted soles; a IiirIi rla style of brst
quality leather uuil thoroughly good
makiu. A populur quick selling novelty .
Ten Big Family Stores
The big stocks reflect and
supply the shoe tastes and
the shoe needs of the whole
All are perfectly fitted
with the shoes that precisely
suit in style in quality
Blyn Plan Nature Shoea
Blyn Plan Nature
Shoes are made to
makes the chil
dren's feet ure
to tit the
We are practical, careful
makers of good quality
In Blyn factories choicest
materials are made up into
perfect shoes by competent
workmen under careful
Blyn shoes are right
Blyn prices arc right
In Blyn Stores you get
a better shoe at the other
man's price, or as good a
shoe at a lower price.
Can Maul sits
IU to ii.. a.oo
IjiJ to I,, S.S0
Tan Ruui. Call
& to 11 SS.00
ns to i. . , a.so
I Of. Kslra hy mall
riywlirr In lb
Man's Oxfords of tan Hussia calf.
In vial hi rvelets. flat last, wide shanks,
low. hrood heels, a shoe of choicest
leather, made on BtWatt last a style
for the rritioal man who recognizes
real merit and practical economy
11 J la S
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.vi iDacn 11 UU nWt fil BJ lli l
liiifk Puinim. ikuklt) ntrapsj, ajllk rib
bon bows, perforattKl vttmpii, welted
uifs, r k i ii t i i 1 1 1 , cuniioriaoie sjty !
imn win nive ifutxi aerviue.
Ten Big I smlly Stores Easy lo Reach Shoes for Everybody
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uib Av. aV aTili I
wa A..autiiat4utii sta.
Mall Or4.r Dtsl., 2J40 :ld Av. Wrlle Car taialista f CblMraa'a
aim Usui raiua.at.. .pa. Aaraham ataaa. aTajr. jwar Uraana Ava.
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