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THE EVENING WORLD, , MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 1922.
51 0 PER CENT. JUMP
LAST YEAR IN DRUG
Aid in Fight lo Stop Big
) Increase in Addicts.
heroin and other hablt-formtng drups.
Investigation by the leasiio lias
(Unclosed that there were muiiiifuc
turetl nmt shipped from tho City or
Now York In 1920 nearly three tons
of morphine, an Increase oC fivo times
tho nmonnt manufactured and ship
ped from heru In three years.
Tho cocalno manufactured and ship
ped In 1920 was 81,012 ounces, 'doublo
tho amount of two years before. To
day, It Is stated, our percentage of
drufr addicts Is about onc-thlrd that
(of China, and China Is beKclnir the
t I United States lo ship no moro nar-
Narcolic Control League Asks lcotIcs to ti"t country.
league states. v.c exported three and
three-quarter tons of morphine, half
a ton of cocalno and ten tons of
crude opium, or moro than enoush
for 000.000,000 avorapo medicinal
Tho handling of drop addicts Is to
be tho subjeet of a conlercnee railed
hero for Wednesday by Dr. Copeland,
Commissioner Hamilton .has pre
pared statisties for the conference,
showlttK the Increase in convictions In
New York City of persons accused of
being1 drujr addicts.
In 1921 thero weio 1.S67 pel-sons sent
away, ns apalnst 914 in 1920. an in
crease of 653, or more than 70 pet
cent. Of these, 541 were rcceut ad
dicts, comlns under the observation of
tho department for the first time.
Commissioner Hamilton proposes to
luake the pddllm; of druirs a, felony,
and where a person Is committed twice
as an addict to have a three months'
custodial treatment sentcneo added.
He also stm'Rests control by the Gov
ernment of tho manufacture and dis
tribution of habit-forming drups nnd
uu international oirreement foi the
In a statement made public to-day,
tho Narcotic Driip Control League
rays statistics received from tho State
Prison Association show that In the
number of dniR- addicts sent to Slnp
Sins' In 1920 thcio was an Increase of
110 per cent, over previous figures,
and in 1921 there was an incrcfl.se of
610 per rent.
On Saturday a resolution was intro
duced at the State Bar Association by
Stephen l. Anderton, ono of the
trustees of tho league, urging the ap
pointment of a special committee to
co-operate with tho 'cogue, tho Acad
emy of Medicine and other bodies In
nn endeavor to formulate a statute
which would re-establish control over
this ovil. Mr. Anderton stated thero
was absolutely no legislation on the
atatuto books dealing with cocaine, control of tho world's suppl
POLICE BEATING CHARGE
GROUNDLESS, SAYS DUANE
Cnpialn Ilt-elnrcn Incpilry i'nni'i
dpt. John Dunne, in r1m.- ut de
tectives at the K.il 12Cth Street Sta
tion, said to-day he hud" Investigated
the report Jj.v iri. Kllzubetli Car
mlch:ic!. of No. 231 Kant lljtli Street,
that her son, I'etcr. had been brutally
beaten In tho station loot Saturduy
afternoon. Capt. Duano snys IiIh in
catlgatloii iliows vtlint not only was
Cirinlchael not at the, station between
4 and 7 o'clock Saturday, but that there
were no visitors to the .nation within
those hours except members of tho
He charged Mrs. Curmlclmol and her
son l'ettr with trying to create sympa
thetic feeling for u'nother son. Ueorge,
who is in tho Tombs awaiting trial for
rohbery. Mrs. Carmlchael said she woa
going to City Hall to lay her complaint
before ..Mayor Hylun to-day. .
J Beauty Unsurpassed
The wonderfully rcflntd,
pearlr - whit complexion
rendered, bring back the
sppurance of youth. Re
sults arc lntnt. Highly
antiuptlcEierts a soil and
soothing action. Over 7S
years In ue.
Send 15 c for Trial SIm
FIRD. T. HOPKINS A SON
now or vy ,
BROOKLYN CIGAR CLERK
' HELD UP; $230 STOLEN
llrooklyn police are Investigating n
robbery complaint made by Leo l'lat
kln, No. 43 St. Felix Street, clerk In a
United Cigar Storo at No. 118 Flatbush
Ho says ho was nlono yesterday after
noon when a man came in and asked
for a packago of tobacco. Ho turned
to get It and when ho faced tho cus
tomer again was confronted with a re
volver and a demand that ho open tho
opened the cash register while tho n
volver was held ugalnst him. Tho loss
l'lntkln says he saw tho man go down
the subway stairs, followed him, bat
did not m e him ugnlti.
imvr.rrr I'nit novs' ci.uii.
A largo audlcuro at the .Hippodrome
laat night saw tho annual benefit per
formance glvon for the Hoys' Club' of
New Yoik, tho largest organization of
Its kind in tho city. A dozen of tho bejt
known actors and actresses appearing in
plays and In vaudeville In Now York
safe, lie obeyed, ho said, and also took pait.
SAVE CREW OF THE MOD,
SUNK ON FIRST TRIP
Ht-111-.h Mi!i llrsfiir.n Men From
the I, nut iirr(lnn KrrlRlitcr.
The British freighter Melmoro Head
from llelfast. Is making for St. John's,
N. 11 . to-day with tho crew of tho new
eleetrlenlly driven Norwegian freighter
MihI, which sank Saturday 1,200 mites
ore Nova Scotia.
The Mini left here Jan. 13, bound for
('lirlstliinln on her maiden voyage. Sat
urday she rent nut calls that sho had
lost her propeller and lifeboats and
' sinking. Hho carried a crw of
thirty-four under Capt. Olaf Wiuirll.
Ship went to her aid nnd a radiogram
reported I hot the .Mod had sunk nnd the
Melmnre Head hod tukeu off tho crow.
JOBLESS, IN HUNGER FEAR,
KILLS WIFE AND BABY
rillCAdO, Jan. 23. ratrlck Tlcrney,
half frozen after walking tho streets all'
night, staggered Into 1'ollco Headquar
ters early to-day nnd nsked for lodging.
Ho was arrested, charged with the
murder of his wlfo nnd three-year-old
Tlrrney confessed, tlit pollcniMi ;
a, pa-joD,i nn
4 11WWI an
I'll ft wanted .
i.ib Mi Ids life..
.'itllcK Tlcrney sr. is ftlllrutera
nd ,hls In-othor Michml'.H'lyersda
on the. Npr York I'dlojsJ fjrio. '
There Is no Patrick Tlcrney
Lieutenant of I'ollco on tho Now York
that he hilled his i
"1 Stilt lid 80 cchta und
said. "1 CobMn't see tho wlflorid inby A
starve tuvifcillt. Ho I bought' a lmlchet
.inn tn.j iii.'ii.i linn Kiutik wiein y h.
fl.. .... I. ... . . V
any ana nignt Hitcr ttid tmpcx.l
in linn m wrji u iuunur
too money to buy nelson.
Tlcrney told tho pollco ,hJn fatiur
rat lick Tlenuy sr. is ft!JrUteriant
Unci ,hls In-othor Michael, iiirgdant
BONW1T TELLER 5bCQ
FIFTH AVENUElAX 3 dT STREET
Beg inning Tuesday Pre-Inv entory
REDUCED TO CLOSE OUT REGARDLESS
OF FORMER SELLING PRICES OR COSTS
To Close Out Our Entire Stock of
Magnificent Fur Garments
Ermine, Sable, Mink, Kolinsky, Broadtail,
Caracul, Natural Squirrel, Alaska Seal
Trimmed Marmot 85,00
Smart sports-type model; taupe
nutria or opossum collar and cuffs.
French Seal Coats
36-inch lenRth flare
coney i, belt to match.
Natural Muskrat 135.00
Former y 225.00
40-inch length full flare model, self
shawl collar, cuffs and belt.
Trimmed Natural 145.00
40-inch length full flare model, nat
ural raccoon collar and cuffs.
Natural Pony Coats 165.00
36-inch length model with beaver
collar and cuffs.
Hudson Seal Coats 225.00
32-inch length sports type model,
combined with caracul.
36-inch full flare model with Kolinsky
squirrel collar and cuffs.
36-inch length model of selected beau
tifully matched skins.
Lamb Coats Z75.UU
40 -inch length full flare model with
natural skunk collar and cuffs.
Trimmed Hudson 285.00
40-inch length smart model of fine
quality selected muskrat skins; skunk
collar and cuffs.
Trimmed Hudson 35O.OO
40-inch length of fine selected dyed
muskrat skins; with beaver, squirrel
or skunk collar and cuffs.
HudsonSealorMole 395. 00
Capes and Wraps
45-inch length, in distinctive models
of finest selected skins.
To Close Out Fifteen Highest Type
Hudson Seal Wraps & Coats
45 and 48-inch lengths, in various smart models, some combined
with contrasting furs. AH of finest quality selected muskrat skins.
I.a-cis of 1'erioJ I'tirnituK- (and
ncidcntallv romance I) our Thirty-fourth
M. windows this week hold much of in
terest and instruction. In each is di"
played, in its nioper setting, accurate
production of Period Furniture, and
with them an explanatory brochure ini
; arting colorful talcs of the customs of
ic period and interesting information
relative to the furniture's distinguishing
l'.xamplct of Colonial, Elizabethan.
Ucobcan, Flemish, William and Man
and Queen Anne periods arc featured . 15
veil as choice specimens of the Gcorpjan
I'eriod, which includes Chippendale, Hcp
' 't-wliite, Sheraton and Adam furniture
IVoM this display the bridc-to-be
prnirctine a house or the woman refur
1 i-.h'iiv her home will be able to determine
winch type of furniture is best suited to
her purpose and will find that type repro
duced in "Master-Made" Furniture on the
ucnth floor at prices that arc within her
Late Mid -Winter
Special at 72.50
Types that earlier in the
hcascm would have cost very
much more !
They arc luxurious-looking
affairs of soft, silky fabrics
such as Erminic, Readclla,
Osiris, Bolivia and Broad
cloth, and have large collars
of Wolf, Fox, Opossum, Mole
and Beaver. Many have both
collars and cuffs of Fur.
Some are loose wrap ef
fects, decidedly "dressy" in
appearance. Others are
Kvery model is a late Mid
Winter style, beautifully tai
lored, lined and finished.
, Every fashionable color as
well as Black is well repre
sented. Another Group
Special at 124.50
Distinguished models, both
collared and cuffed with Fur.
There are exclusive wrap ef-.
fects and sleeved-coats, all
fashioned of the most exclu
sive fabrics woven, and sump
tuously lined. At 124.50 they
present a value no woman
seeking a really handsome
coat can afford to overlook.
JANUARY SAL'12 OF
and Pillow Cases
These prices arc all the
more astonishingly low be
cause of the quality of the
muslin secured. It is a spe
cially selected grade which
lasts infinitely longer than
most muslin and launders
Hemmed Muslin Sheets .
14X 90 inches... .each, 85c
63X 99 inches. ..... each, 1.10
72x 99 inches each, 1.35
Six 99 inches each, 1.45
90x 99 inches each, 1.60
90x108 inches each, 1.75
Hemmed Muslin Cases
42x36 inches. each, 28c
45x36 inches each, 32c
30x36 inches each, 37c
54x36 inches each, 40c
James McCreery & Co.
A Remarkable Offering of
Guaranteed 13-Jewel Movements
These Watches arrived in this country too
late for Holiday business. For this reason we are
able to sell them at even less than what they
would have cost us.
Wrist Watches for Women
These one hundred small si.e Wrist. Watches (group
at right) would be ordinarily from 34.75 to 39.75. Their
cases are plain polished or engraved solid 14-kt. Green
or White Gold. Silk ribbon wristlet.
Pocket Watches for Men
1 1 7.75
These Watches arc master-made in the wanted thin
models and would ordinarily be from 27.50 to 29.75.
The cases are 20 and 25 year quality Green or White
Gold filled, plain polished, engine-turned or engraved.
The dials are gilt, silver or platinum finished with plain
or raised numerals.
Wrist Watches for Women
One hundred small size Wrist Watches (group at left)
ordinarily would be from 27.-50 to 29.75. Their cases
are of 20 and 25 year quality, Green or White gold filled,
plain polished or engraved. Many of the cases have
solid gold backs. Silk ribbon wristlet.
None. C. O. I), or on approval, and no returns.
THE McCREERY GOLF SCHOOL
Jack Mackic of the Inwood Country Club, Dan Mackio
of the Century Country Club and Isaac Mackic of- the Canoe
Brook Country Club are in charge. They arc very well known
for their teaching as well as playing ability.
The school, with its three courts and putting green, is
located on the Fifth Floor in our Sporting Goods Department.
Single lessons or courses of 6 to 12 lessons, at moderate
charges, may be arranged immediately by personal visit, by
mail or by telephoning Fitz Roy 3400, Extension 248 or 249.
- Special, 39.50
Of all the lovely fabrics
Fashion has evolved for
Spring and Summer wear,
Crcpongc deserves first place t)
for both beauty and dur
ability. Some new slip-on Frocks'
that feature a. fetching shouLr
dcr-capc arc very specially
priced at 39.50. they aft?
gay with piping of contrast
ing color and the lovcliclft
kinds of buttons.
Such new shades as
hawk (a reddish Henna)1,-
Honey (a golden shade) are
featured as well as Orchid
and White. Sizes 14 to
: , ii Ji,
1:- or" ' "
Ten pretty models from
which to make your selection,
fasjhioncd of a good quality
Checked or Solid-Color Ging
ham, Chambray or Poplin.
Many have white waists
and bloomers of color: others
combine checked and solid
colors. Many have picof.cd
ruffles of lawn on collar, cufls
and pockets. All have pretty
round collars and turn-back
cuffs of contrasting shade or
They are cut exceptionally
full and arc splendidly made.
Sizes 1, 2 and 3 years.
A CLEARANCE OF
formerly 9.00 to 12.50
Every line of Shoes in our
stock which is incomplete in
size range is included in this
All sizes and widths are
well represented, but not, of
course, in every style.
Styles for Dress, Street and
The styles for dress, street,
afternoon and evening wear
arc in Patent Leather, Black
Suede and Satin with petite or
full Louis heels. The walking
models are in one or two strap
effects or in regulation laced
styles, plain or brogue. Thep,
in Tan, Brown or Black Calf
skin smooth or grain leath
ers featuring all types of
A'o Exchanges, A'o AfprovaU. No C. 0. Z).'i.