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THE EVENING WORLD, THURSDAY", MAROllt 2, 1916.'
WORK HELD UP BY
Commissioner Kingsbury Is
Blamed for Keeping 3,000
Children in Institutions.
'EVASION AND RED TAPE.'
Board Demands List, Only to
Find Charities Depart
ment Has None.
By Sophie Irene IawI.
Red tap, evasion, clouding of liwua
and evcrloatlng delay on tho part of
tlw Department of Charities aro re
sponsible tor kecplnic approximately
3.000 little children of widow In In
itltutlons. Tho climax of the atnijrglc to re
move the children vraa renched yes
terday at tho meeting of the Hoard of
Child Wclfuro when, by tinnnlmoiis
vote, a letter was ordered sent to"
John A. Kingsbury, ConimlHslonrr of
Charities, requostlnK that a complete
list of tho children of widows con
fined In city Institutions be returned
to the Child Welfare Hoard within
Also If such a list Is not forlhemn
UiK, the reasons ate to bo stated
within fifteen days. Commissioner
Kingsbury, who was present, said
that it would bo "near tho end of tho
year" before auch a list would be
The Hoard naked that ho put that
(statement In writing In tho letter, as
icqtiested. Members of tho Hoard are
determined to flT the blame ivhr.m It
belongs for the keeping of these
children In Instltutlonn when there Is
n law that provide for their belnir re
stored to their mothers.
The Widows' Pension Law want
Into effect July 1 last, and at ona
of the first meetings of the board
Deputy Commissioner of Chart
tits Doherty was assigned, at
Secretary of the Beard, to look
over the records of Institutions
where children are kspt and re
port as soon as posslbls the cases
of children of widows.
Eight months has pastsd and
no such list has been made. It
has been suggested by members
of the Board that If In sight
months It Is Impossible to seoura
such a list from tho rsoords of the
Department of Charities, then the
system of recording case must
be of such a complieated nature
as to invite Investigation.
MAKES LITTLE EFFORT TO GET
Coiniulsflloner Kingsbury, who in
awnro uf tho Interest of the Ilcard In
this matter, hh nn nx-offlclo member,
362 Fifth Ave.
1 West 34th St. wCTT&
Introducing Jie oVeur
The Accepted Styles. Moderately Priced
We call particular attention
to the above lllustratlon.whlcli
evidences an entirely new coat
creation in SERQE, GABAR
DINE and COVERT. And
we have &pecially prieud It
A very unusuat and original
mode tor young ladles. Mude
of fine Crepe de Chine (nil
shades). The Georgette Crepe
Waist has special beaded em
broidery. Specially prifd at
At the Russek Salons you will find a most in
teresting exhibit of current fashions representing
designs of rare originality and ideas of extreme as
well as conservative tendencies.
RUSSEK MODES bear the distinction of being
"different, "and you'll find the prices most moderate.
has made little or no effort to co
operate with the Hoard In securing
Die release of these children, although
be and Mr. Doherty have been loud In
the denunciation of child carina; In
Instltutlonn before tho Htronir com
mittee now In session.
Over $5,000 weekly is now being
paid by the city for the care of
such childran. This money could
readily be turned over to the
Board of Child Welfare, and paid
direct to the mother, who could
thus care for her children at
The Child Welfare Hoard Is sav- I
lug money for tho city every tiny.
In very few cases Is the maximum
amount nllowcd to tho widow, this
amount belnff tho sum now paid to
AIDE OF MARSHALL
TEACHERS IN LOVE
Assistant U. S. Prosecutor Is
Backed by Federal Depart
ment of Justice.
CongTtvw and tho Federal Depart
ment of Justice, came Into conflict
As an example of "evadlnjr the to-day when United Htates District
lssuo" tho following letter Is slgnlll- Attorney Marshall Instructed his as
ennt. This letter was rocelvcd In , tnnts to rofuso to answer filiations
answer to one sent by llcv. William f the House Judiciary Committee In-
i-ourmcy, tu me iionr.i, in wnicn . vr-stlfrntlnfr tho Indictment of Itepre-
Kather Courtney solicited tho co
operation of Commissioner Kings
bury In taking theso children out of
Ho mudo the technical error of ask
ing Mr. Kingsbury that he transfer
tho funds, now appropriated for In
stitutions, to tho Child Wolfaro
Hoard, when he should have asked
Mr. Kingsbury to mnko thnt request
to tho Hoard of Kstlmuto. Mr. Kings
bury must pans on the enso of every
child hoiiI lo an Institution by Mk
department us to whether that cano
constitutes a "public uhnrge." Jn the
samo way lie could recommend to tho
Hoard of KstUnate tho return of theso
children to mothers us well as tho
money appropriated for tho purpose
Although tho Investigators of the
Child Welfare Hoard lmvo been under
tho Jurisdiction of tho Dcpurtmcnt at
Charities until yesterday. Mr. Kings
bury asked the Hoard In this letter
dated a month ugo to llnd this list
for Itself after eight months of delay
In returning such a list.
RECORDS NOT KEPT SO AS TO
MAKE LIST AVAILABLE.
"My Dcur Sir I have recolved your
communication, dated Kob. 2, whtob
arrived hero on fob, 7. In nimwer to
your first request I muy say that the
Commissioner of Publlo Charltluu has
no authority to transfer funds, that
ii lit liority being vested In tho Hoard of
l.'stlmulo and Apportionment. May 1
also cull your attention to tho fact
tluit funds for thusu prlvnto charitable
Institutions are set up In a ncparato
Hchvdulc, and urn not n part of the
budget of tho Department of l'ubllc
"In responso to your second reaucst
I havo to say that thcro has been no
ficgrcgatlon of the cones In our Uurcau
of Modal Investigations such :ih to
mako Immediately available n list of
nil widows' children now kept In insti
tutions. Tiiose rocorus arc, nowovcr,
uvullablo to you at any thnt. and
although wo do not have at present
t lie clerical rorcu wmi wnicn to make
tho KOgrogation ourselves, wo would
bo vory glad to put the records ami
tho tiles at tho dlsjiosal ot any one
whom you may send to do this work.
Wo expect shortly to havo such a list
prepared ourselves and would thtin, of
course, gladly provide you with a
copy. Vory Hlnccrely yours.
"JUHK A. KINUHI1UIIV,
The appointment of eighteen Investl
gator'that will now bo under tho Ju
risdiction of thu Child Welfuro Hoard
was also modn yusterday. It will bo
rememborod that theso were placed by
the Hoard ot ICntlinata Under the Ju
risdiction of tho Department of Chur-
Itles, nnd $100,000 wus appropriated
by tho Hoard of Kstlmuto to tho Do-
purtinont ot Chnrltlcs for widows' pen
It was pointed out by Tho Evening
World thnt this was In dlruct contra
vention of the Wlduws' Tension law
and the Hplrlt ami intent ot that long
fought measure to cllmlnato all taint
ot cliarlty had thus been grossly vio
lated. Tho money wai, therefore, turnod
over to tho Hoard; also thn appoint
ment ot thObo investigators. Tho
Hoard was. thnrofore. powerless to di
rect any Investigation In the Charities
Department befcro yesterday and
there aro too few investigators now to
admit of any such work.
Thcro aro 0,880 widows' applications
to date, being an Increase of 300 dur
ing the month, so that fifteen new
applications aro rcelvcd dally.
So fnr MS alfowances have bocn
granted by tho Hoard and nlney-six
disallowed or held over. Tho averago
monthly allowance In
Tho total amount of mlwf given to
date Is 12,"2li.!)2. being at thu yearly
rato of $1(10,053,72.
T hero nro approximately 300 (Inc hid
ing forty-flvo Institutional cases) on
which Investigation Is now entirely
complete and which nro roady to be
presented to tne tJommittco on Fam-
42nd and 43rd Streets West of Ftfth Sfrenue
Tile Menu's Clotthimig Section
On the Third Floor, has ready for inspection a decidedly interesting nnd well
chosen selection of
Men's and Young Men's Suits & Overcoats
for Daytime, Evening and SporL Wear
Everything new in design, material and coloring is represented in this display,
which includes Worsteds, Cassinieres, Cheviots, Flannels,
Tweeds, Homespuns, etc., at very popular prices.
Men's High Class Suits Young Men's Smart Suits
at $15.00 to 37.50
al $12.50 io 30.00
Spring OverCOalS (for -Men and Young Mem. $15.00 lo 15.00
fcntntlvn I-'rnnk Huchnnnn and other
members of Iibor'a National Pence
Council for allegol conspiracy In con
nection with pro-Oermnn propa
ganda. In striking contrast to this dnflnnt
attitude wan tho action of District
Attorney Swann of New York
County, who appeared as a witness
before tho committee, saying ho be
hoved the. Representative branch of
ihr (tovernment was entitled lo and
inii.d be trusted with whatever in
formation and records his olllce
Chairman Carllu said tho commit
tee, after conference, would dccldo on
n course of action in tho defiance of
tho Federal Department of Justice
"They put their refusal on tho brond
ground of being contrary to public
policy," ho said. "Tho law permits the
President nnd members ot his Cabinet
to withhold Information on that
ground, but I doubt whether the dis
cretion can bo transmitted all tho way
down tho lino to n District Attorney
to dctermtno what constitutes public
llaymond II. Safarty, Assistant DIs
trlcl Attorney In tho Now York of
lice, was placed on the witness stand
and made tho following statement:
"I am Instructed by District At
tomey Murnhall, who states thnt he
Is speaking for tho Attorney Cleneral
an well nn for himself, that I must
not disclose nny matters In proceed
IngH beforo the Grand Jury."
Tim witness rofuscd to glvo the
uamcH of any wltnossos beforo the
Urniid Jury In tho Huchanan case or
to tell what larl ho took in tho proceedings.
"Was any cvldcnco presented to
tlm Grand Jury against IluproBciitu
tlve Huchanan?" asked Heprcsonta
tlve Card of Ohio.
"1 must respectfully decline to
answer further than what I havo ul
ready stated that In every enso In
wblcn tnd ctmcnts woro round evi
denco was presented," replied Mr.
"l nsk specifically whethor any
evidence against Mr. Huchanan was
"I (must respectfully decline to ans
Q. Who made tho complaint against
Martin Hchultlcs and others? A. 1
must decline to answer on the ground
that It would bo contrary to public
u. was nny complaint maao; a.
Thorn was no formal complaint.
(J. How was tho start made.' A. It
was tho natural outgrowth of another
CJ. Was it tho outgrowth of Invest!
gntion of tho Von Itlnlelun passport
case. a. it was
After further fruitless n.ueiionlng
nnd repented refusals lo answer, the
Committee directed tho witness to
communicate again with Dlstrl 't At
torney Marshall and find out whethci
ho would answer ouo specific question
which was tho crux of tho Inquiry,
namely: "Wiut any cvldcnco against
Ileprcwentatlvo Huchanan prcaontcd
to tho Urand Jury wnicn Indicted
Huir nn hour later, Mr. Hafarty ad
dressed tho committee ns follows:
"I have conferred with District At
torney Mnrshall concerning the par
ticular quest Ion whether there was
nnv avldenco nnvscnled atra nst 'Mr
Buchanan and I havo been advl.scd 1
was In erorr In refusing to nnswor
that, I am now ready to answer.
"Wo will tako up tho untlro quos
Hon later, not now," said Chairman
Carl n ami Mr. Safarty withdrew
District Attornoy Hwnnn, beforo the
oommltteo, mndo strong defense of
tho Onuid Jury Hystem, which has
been sneered at and liollttloii iy Ked
ernl witnesses, particularly Henry A
Wise, lormnr United States District
Attorney, who spoko of it as not
worth 2 cents.
"The Grand Jury Hystem," said
J mien Kwunn. "Is nn additional bar
rler between the publlo nnd uniust
accusation, against over much leul
In prosecution nnd too ardent pros
editors. It serves 113 a shield, an
aegis of protection for tho individual
Anv uiHtnct Attorney w in would
tamper with tho Grand Jury or I
anv way seek to In (hitmen its action
In not fit to hold olll . 0 Hmh action
would be a crime under the Stat
law and sufllcieiu to rcere a vcr
Judge Swann pralsrd rn,ted States
District Attorney Marshall and re
ferred to tho cffortH of a bankruptcy
ring In Now York to defeat tho law.
"There exists in this city," ho said,
a dishonest group known as tho
bankruptcy ring, which Is u thorn In
tho s do of nonent nusiness. There is
nothing they would llko moro to ac
complish than the removal of District
Attornoy aiarsnnii or mo restriction
of his activities "
PRESS AGENJEARLY BIRD.
I.oiitf Inlnnil Vnmp I'lilillcltr Man
V.etn on Jolt nt J.illl A. 31.
Feeling It was not enjoying the
popularity It deserves, the Mnnhisset
bakovlllo Fire Department, In Nassau
County, appointed a "press agent" at
Its last meotlng.
He went Into action at half-past
four o'clock this morning, pulling out
of bed, In tho durUuvt hour beforo
itnun. Aery roshU ul of tho North
Slime dliP' tly or liullrci ily connerfod
null the Sew Yoik newspapers, to In
form them the department had Just
rolled to the home of a broker named
Nugent at l'landome. Dnmago negli
gible, alinoat ontlrtly covered by In-
BEST FOR PUPILS,
Under the Spell of Cupid They
Do Excellent Work, h
View of Philadclphhins.
(fiixdil to Ttw r.Tritnt WtH,1
1'iniADtJI.PHIA. March 2. School
teachora ot this city who fall In lovo
nvo tho official approval of their
uperlors at the headquarters of tho
Hoard of Education. Tho school
uthortllca havo not only decided that
romanco Is not Incompatible with
good pedngogy but thnt In the ma-
orlty of cases Instructors with
sweethearts am moro proficient than
their leas fortunate colleagues.
Holman I White, district super
Intendent of schools, who has chargo
f all elementary classes In German
town, declared to-day that he had
found In his mnny years of profes
lonal cxjierlcnce that the teachers
who married had the best records.
"The good luck of a lovelorn youth
frequently tho misfortune of the
public school system," ho said. ''Often
when n woman Is at her best as n
teacher she Is taken from the class
room Into somo young man's homo to
becomo his wife. I havo heard It
said, too, that good teachers always
make good mothers."
Dr. Goorgo Washington Flounders
Is chief examiner for tho Hoard of
Education. It Is his duty to pass upon
tho qualifications of men and women
who npply for positions. Ho said:
'The samo Instincts that make a
girl nn efficient Instructor will make
BY PROMINENT MEN
IN PAPER TO SENATE
I HE GIVES FREE RENT
TO TENANTS IN WILL
Tell of His Public and Philan-
William Gernhardt, Yonkers Land
lord, Also Leaves $1 Bach to
Friends Who' Attended Funeral.
Unusuat provisions aro mado In the
I will of Wllilnm Gernhnrdt, filed with
I Surrognto Wllilnm Hawvcr of Yonkors
tliropiC Wot k and Ask I liS Ifo-day. Gcmhurdt. who was olxty-
Confirmation as Justice.
WASHINGTON, March 2. A state
ment In defense of 1ouln D. Drandclfl,
signed by fifty prominent mon, woo
fllcii to-day with the Benato Commit
tee Investigating tho fitness of the
Hoston attorney for the Supreme
Court bench. Tho statement was
nled by Newton D. Uuker, former
Mayor of Cloveland nnd President of
the National Consumers' league.
It declared Hrandels has "a patlont
capacity to hear and understand both
Bides nnd nn ability to reach wlso
and Just conclusions."
"Tho fact that Mr. Hrandels haa
been successful in upholding laws to
protect women In Industry from ex
cessive hours of emjdoyment and thnt
theso decisions have been mado Judi
cial precedents Is a professional ser
vice Hie value oc wnicn scarcely can
be overestimated." the stati-ment con
tinued. Among those who signed tho state
ment nie: Ctacur Straus. Charles It.
Crane, Frederic C. llowc, Stephen S.
Wlso, Floronco Kelloy, John A. Kings
bury, Lawrence Abbott, Walter I.lpp
man, John Mitchell, Hamilton Holt,
Henry Hruere, Morris Hlllqultt and
numerous Now York leadors.
over dire years.
Furthermore, the will provides 11
members of tho Yonkers ToutonU
Singing Society, who attended the
funeral and thereby lost a day's pay,
were to bo reimbursed to tho amount
of $3 each. Mrs. Caroline M. Grn
hardt, thn widow, and Henry M. D&lrd
Jr. nro tho executors of the will.
ulno years old and nt ono time woll
known na a tenor singer, died at his
home, No. 113 Iako Avenue, Thurs
day, Gornhardt, who was a largo proper
ty owner, Instructs his executors to
glvo two months' rent free to all of
his tenants who havo lived In his
houses and npartmcnts for less than
nvo years and to glvo six months
free rent to all who lmvo been tenants ' i:kmn l.tortorj-. riillaritlptiln. Advt.
What Causes Tnbercnkfslst
To I lie opinion of ninny tnedlrnl an
tlmrlllrt, tiihrrrulooH I- nlilnl, If
rltiftlty muted tij n ton of llms from
tlix n)ttm. "Whrre thrrn Ii it ilrcaJrlN
rntlnit, the time unit mut bo nppllrtl
nieillrlnallr," Dr. J. V. Car liar t of
rnn Anlonlo In tho Mnr, 1013, lung of
To aupplr thraa tails oft It difficult.
Inco In Mini forma thor art not eaalty
In Kckman'a Altaratlva, hotrarrr, eat
clum (lima) la m eomblnad with other
valuable InKrodlanta m to be aailmtlat4
by th Mraraso peraen, and to thla. In
part, Ii fltia Ita uccm.
Wi maka no boaittul elatma, but many
citifi of tuliaroulosla apparently hat
ylcl.lf.1 to It. It contalna nu oplatti.
narcotlca or hahlt-formlnir dnim, to Ii
.st to try. from Itlker-llrteman Co.,
our drugtlat, or dlrert.
EMERGENCY MEN OUT
Fall of 3.2 Inches Will Be Fol
i lowed bv Colder Weather
her ix worthy mother. Wo do not, To-Nirlit
frown upon a teacher because she Isj lO-llgm.
In love. On tho contrary, wo prefer' The S.2 Inches of snow which fell
tho services of a woman of that type. I between midnight und daylight lo.
"I hnvo upeiit most of my life In I day was nhout oil the city has reason
teaching and In education udmlnlslra-1 to expect at present, according to tlio
tlon. I nocr saw a girl who was in- Weather Hurcnti. though I Here may
l. 1,-1 o u nl Of I ITU lllg SIlOK M hum uiicrnoo 1.
ompetcnt because alie h.-ut a seet- mdlcntioiiM wro for overcast
heart. Kvery girl, I think, should , .ku.. to-dav and to-morrow, with a
think of lovo at tho proper time und
In tho proper place."
Dr. Flounder's romnrks wore
Jromptcd by testimony received sev
eral days ugo by a commission In
New York Investigating ulleged mis-
management In a churity school.
Tho principal told tho commission
that one of tho classes was failing to
.irogresH because the teacher was In
volved In a love affair. Her testi
mony was corroborated by other
SAYS HE WILL PRODUCE
GLASS BOY FOR $500
slightly colder temperature. The
temperature nt 8 o'clock to-day was
two degrees below freezing point.
Hundreds of "whlto winga" wcro
routed out of bed nnd put to work In
tho business sections with sweepers,
and the city had Its snow ploughs and
horse sweepers. ,
The car lines had weeptrs on I1
surface tracks and emergency forces
kept switches and frogs cleir. Tho I
Interborough look the usual precau
tions and reported all trains running j
smoothly. In Hrooklyn the traction 1
companies reported no trouble.
OFFICE FOR 0. B. HARRIMAN.
1. Altmatt St GIo-
A New Importation of
Misses' amid Quids' Frennclhi Giants
just received from Paris, is a feature of
unusual interest in tho Millinery Department
on the First Floor. The display embraces
an infinite variety of charming styles for
youthful wearers, representing everything
that is newest and most chic in shapes and
An interesting Offering in this Department
for to-morrow and Saturday wifl compriso
SMARTLY-TRIMMED LiSERE HATS
expressing the latest word in shapes and
colors, specially priced at
New Ynrkrr Appnlntpit "reretnrjr
of IJinlinan ' nt llrrlln.
WASHINGTON. March :. Oliver
Illftiop Harrlinan of New York lias been
When Latest Hope Of MiS5ing; Lad'S appointed Urerctary of Kmbassy at Her-
lin, io Buvun iiiirtiitnT . uiiiturj ivirif
or Clilcaso, who has betn transferred
to the Kmhay nt Constantinople. Mr.
Parents Is Dashed New
Trail Is Struck.
WILKK.S-UA.IUIK, I'a.. Murch ;.-
A rluo to tho whereabouts of Jimmy
(lass of Jersey City, who was kid
napped lit Greeley, I'a., Muy 13, 1315,
camo to naught hero to-day when the
heartbroken mother decided that Hilly
Prince of tills city Ii not her lost boy.
Mr. and Mrs. Chnrle.H Oliiss cam
here accompanied bv I.loutenunt nf
Police .lames Hooney'of Jersey City.
and went to tho Van Kirk apartment
house, where Jimmy Glass re sup-
nosed to le living. Mrs. Glass Immo-
llntelv declared tho lad was not hfr
boy, und broko down, sobbing hys
Mrs. mass tnis afternoon arranged
an Interview with John Webber, a
trlko-hrenJir. who said ho could pro-
duco the missing lad In ten dnya If bo
were given jno. wcouir said the
Glass bov was In New York h'tiita.
YnmiK lrl Hitnllonn lllrlilorldr.
Acting on the story of thn brother
if Martha llrlll, seventeen, of No. 516
Knst Ono Hundred and Seventy
Iglith Street. Dntoctlves Rnrlght and
Leonard of tho Third Ilranch Ilurcau,
farced tho door of a furnished room
nt No. 235 Kant Ono Hundred and
Twenty-sixth Street, to-day, und
round tho girl In a room with HhioI
singer, eighteen, of No. 138fi Hcrond
Vventie. When the detectives entered
Martha ran Into tho bathroom. Ono
of the mon followed, but not In tlnm
in prevent her from tailing a dose of
hlciilorldo of mercury. She whh taken
to Harlem Hospital. Her girl chum
I'rralilrnt ISIvrs fl.OOO.
ATLANTA. March I. President Wil
on bus sent $1,000 to the Kllcn Wl
nn Memorlnl, a fund being raised bora
for uwsrdlng crholarshlpi to children
In niountaiu i-ciiiuns or ine mimiiii.
Khk has already left Ilcrlin for Constantinople.
PAINFUL PIMPLES !
AND BLACKHEADS I
All Inflamed. Did Nothing but
Itch, Looked Horrid.
soap and ointment
"I had a lot of hl.vkhcadi on my t.un.
After tho blncUheadi had Bono they formed
Into llttlo mattery pimples. Tho pimples
wero hard and terribly red.
My nklo was all Inllamed and
tbn pimples did notlilng but
Itch. Erery time I cratckod
them It left my face Irritated
anil 1 looked horrid. They
nrre ho painful 1 co'ild not
"1 saw C'iiUnir,i Heap and
Ointment cdvcrtlsed nnd I
wrote for a lampl. I tried them for three
days and nlshts and I liouRht morn and In
two woeki tho pimples went away and I
have not hail any since. I am healed."
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Cutloton, N. Y July 17, 10IS.
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Women's Ready-to-wear Department
The Spniinig Fashions Sim
Worneini's TaSuor-mmside Suits and
Atfteraoofli airnd Eveo5iragGowinis
are displayed in a nniO'at ioterestirt
collection on the Third Floor
3fliftl Annwr-fflaiilflBU Attpmif,
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