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LEADING MEMBERS OF THE COLONY CLUB A^D THE NEW CLCB HOME TO BE
MKS. J. J. ASTOR.
MRS. C. OLIVER
The Colony Club to Open Wednesday
Most Exclusive Woman's Society in America Has One of the
Finest Homes in the World.
New York, the paradise of *he woman's club,
has a woman's clubhouse at last.
Next Wednesday. February 20, is the d
for the houEewanniiig of the superb new home
u-hlch il ■-• C I ny <- ;uii has been building for It
eelf at No. ].:<' to 114 ICadisdo avenue, near
£Oth street. The Colony Club Is not only the
most exclusive woman's dot) In the country,
numbering. u= it doe; Its members such
women aa Mrs. John Jacob Astor, Mrs. J. Bor
den Harriman and 11!. . Morgan, but it
If the most vx- initiation tee being
$KA with annual dues $100. Membership Is
limited to 7<«'. It has now env-ted tlie finest
clubhouse of its kind on this continent, and it is
doubtful if London, with Its dozen nr more
women's clubhouses — the Lyifiira, Bath .iiui Era
prcss, notably— or Paris, with its Freni h coun
terpart of the London Lyceum, caji boast any
thlng in the way of a woman's flubhouae so com
plete, ariistk- and beautiful.
The Colony Club house owes Its existence to
Mrs. Harriman, Miss Morgan and Miss Helen
Barney, who at Newport about five years ag>
first talked of the desirability of having a com
mon meeting place for women such as a well
appointed clubhouse offers to men- The Colony
Club v.-as really formed In order to build and
own the clubhouse. It was the natural and
legitimate outgrowth of the Increase in country
life, the expansion of the city, the multiplication
of social and business obligations and the large
number of women who live for the greater part
of the year at a considerable distance from
town and are constantly flitting «iack and forth.
A modest little house where the members
could stay overnight, meet friends, leave par
cels or take luncheon was the fir. idea of the
founders. Gradually their conception grew, and
the present magnificent institution, adapted to
meet the social, literary and athletic tastes of a
group of the city's most influential women, is
the result. To Mrs. John Jacob Astor is cred
ited the Euggcstion that the scheme should in
clude some provision for athletics.
The late Stanford White, of the firm of Mr-
Kirn. Mead & White, was the architect of tho
clubhouse, which is In the severest Colonial
style. Many an old Colonial inn and mansion
■was studifd by Mr. White for the completion of
his design, and it is Interesting to note that he
regarded tht building, both inside and out, as
one of his most successful efforts. Six stories In
height, with two of the floors mezzanine, the
clubhouse ."uids distinguished from its brown
etone fronted neighbors not only through its
pure Colonial architecture, but because of the
dark "header" brick on a pale reddish ground
of which it Is constructed to the nve-foot
veranda. Inclosed by a high wrought iron fenco
•which separates it from the street. The trim
mings are of white marble. The building baa a
frontage of seventy-five feet in Madison avenue.
Is one hundred feet deep and occupies three
!•&/?■£ /'" ce ™ und al , one > 8 said to have coat
poO.OOO. the building $250,000 and the furnish
A . hospitable Colonial doorway gives upon a
tea room and the "trellis room." Generally
■peaking, the building is finished ln white wood-
MRS. J. BORDEX HARRIUAN.
work with mahogany doors rin<l glass knobs.
Cut glass n< >•■ . : posts are a feature of the main
charge of tl - had nearly
all th<- furnishingK d<
iry, dyed • c clul hous<
: of the "trellis room," al
i the only apartment of its kind
: titer ga| -
opaqu< glass int< rsl ! iden with
tig i\ ; . A fount c, with real
flowei s -growli I froci
i:;ii.|i!> and exquisite
room. Blue and buff forn I ■me of
the t'-a roo .. w hich is ii..n.-
In Adi : try « ov< i
f th< • South K( ii
CROWD WHICH VISITED THE CAPITOL IN AN ENDEAVOIt TO INFLUENCE A FAVORABLE REPORT ON THE WEBBER
I'.TLL, PROHIBITING THE RALE OF LIQUOR IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
Tho bill will not be favorably reported.
PhotoKraph by Un<3«rwood & Underwood, N. Y. *
In the basement Is Urn swimming pool de
signed a-fter the arbors of Cnprl and Sorrento,
with a green, latticed roof, from which depend
great bun-;:'-.-- of green and white grapes with
electric fairy lamps hidden In the foliage. Here,
and there flights of white marble steps lead Into
the pool, the whole tx inn reproduced indeiiniteiy
In great Venetian mirrors which rise from the
water's edge to th-- celling at either end The
pool Itself is 20 by 55 feet, the second largest
of any club In the country and exceeded abroad
only by tho Empress, in London.
Besides the swimming pool, facilities for every
form of medicinal bath are offered. A luxurious
NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 16. 1907.
H. Jaeckel & Sons
lounging room and fourteen resting rooms ad
join, as do the dressing, manicure, m •
similar rooms. All are finished In white marble
and Pompeilan cem< nt.
( , ;i the sei ond :!■ or la t urn, 3.lx(W
feet, equipped with a running tl 1 the
(vhlch Is Louis XV in d<
although furnished In Colonial style, it will be
may be rented by othei women's clubs, and is
T,"> feet In length and two Btorles In height
a jrr- « hlte marb]
Eleven bedroom suites, done In English
ach « II h a bath and ampl
rth floor, along w Ith two squash
The fifth Boor )..;s the mail dining room, a
handsome apartment with cream wal
i l hangings "f a
jirat<-ii fr<>:n this room by movable partition* la
a general restaurant, where n ■ ly r'>
tertain men friends. A roof garden, • i
. from t>n- t-tr'-'-t. epctenda - the en
Th< ' ' ' ■ •
ors. The ofßcers are: rVesldent, Mrs .! B rden
Harriman; firs 4 ildent. Mr- Richard
Ir\-ln; Becond ■ ent, Mrs J
• . Mrs W '•
nr.-r. Miss Anne Morgan. J. P
Charles T. Barne: FYank Polk will
tutf- the advisory board, and Jullen G«rard will
irer Miss • i M.ir
bury li iof the hi >'^' • Mrs.
Walter T>:< mrosrh Is ft
literal ure b< ct lon.
Tho Colony Club will nol fol
women's cluhs in th
WORK FOR CHILD LABOR BILL
Church Association Asks Every One to Help
It Become a Law.
The v oman who Inspired the Child !-ihor bill
now before the state Legislature, Mis? Lily Fosteri
the factory Inspector, is known In "in- of th*
neighborhoods where her work takes nor as '.'the
suffer-llttle-chlldren lady." When sho appears the
street urchins shout to one another, "HI, fellers,
there's the suffer-bttle-chlldren lady!" and one day
a small boy approached her and said: "Aren't you
the Buffer-llttle-chlldren lady, 'cause l know lots
Of kids that suffer?"
Miss Foster, too, knows "lots of kids that suffer."
She knows a little girl who makes violets In a
dark, dingy, dirty factory at 3Va cents a gross, and
who. when asked If she didn't enjoy making those
lovely violets, answered:
"No; I wish God had never made flowers."
All these things were told yesterday afternoon by
ft » Harriett* Keyser. secretary and. organizer of
the Church Association for the Advancement of the
Interests of 1-a.bor. at a meeting of that body held
In the Interests of the Child Labor bill In the
omens Municipal League clubhouse No 19 Fast
26th sir.-.M. in order th.it the little children may
not suffer quite so much Miss Foster asked the
Church Association, Miss Keyser said, to Introduce
a bill at the present session, forbidding the employ
ment of children under sixteen more than eight
hours a day. and providing that they shall not
work before 8 o'clock In the morn:.),- or after i
o clock In the afternoon. This bill i.m now passed
the Senate and is in the hands of th ! T >mmlti on
Labor and Industries. Miss Keyser therefore
urged every one Interested in its passage to write
to the chairman of this committee urging it favor
able report; to the Assemblyman of her own dis
trict, asking his support, and finally, when the
bill passes tho Assembly, tO Governor Hughes
asking him to sign it. *
The passage of the bill is all the more Important,
R r i!'oi S - ,D, Da lel L"' 11 ' 11 1 out, because many of
SJ? . chlldre n to be affected by it have worked in
their tenement homes, almost from babyhood and
enter the factory with strength already depleted
'■«»«« «Hi e3r «» h if Vtt S ? n K e enou 3 h to know anything '•
she said, they wish not only that God had never
de Uie flowers, but that lie tad never uutO.l
FURRIERS and IMPORTERS
WE beg to announce that our busi
ness, established for the last
forty years, has not removed
from .'J7 Union Square (West), and is
represented there only, when we will con-
tinue ns heretofore under the name of
11. Jaeckel & Sons, and respectfully
request our patrons t;> avoid error in
telephone or location.
37 UNION SQUARE (West)
IBLEPHONE 3316 STUTVESANT,
NEWS OF THE MARKETS.
Lenten Food Plentiful, but Prices Are
In this part of tho country I.«nt conies at a bad
timo of tho year p<> fnr an t)sh Is concerned, the
main dependence ls still upon frozen stock. Thr™
Ih plenty of cod and haddock, however, nt about
10 cents a pound, live end LHriK about 15 cents. Th«
so-calle«i "market" cod Is practically as fresh as
tho llvo cod, but '• killnl on the boat Instead of
being brought alive to tlie market. These two flu!i
will furnish tho Lenten tabla of the Impecunious.
For those who can afford It there are plenty of
nice things— shad from North Carolina, at $2 50
apiece; smalts at S5 cents a pound, fresh Spanish
mackerel at 30 cents a pound, bluensli at 30, halibut
at 2."), pompano at *> and English so!,- at $1.
Eggs for tho Lenten table are plentiful and good.
The storage stock Is practically exhausted, and
fresh eggs are coming In in abundance. Nice
fresh eggs sell at Washington Market at S3 cents
a dozen. Leghorns, which are not a bit better save
for their attractive whiteness, are from 35 to 88
The poultry season la getting rear its end. Capons
at 25 cents a pound are still the best things to be
had. Turkeys are good at from 22 to 25 cents a
pound, and will continue so until Easter. Geese
are done and young ducklings will not come In till
the middle of next month. Ducks are coming only
from the. West and :r- net very good. They sell
at IS cents a pound. Fr?sh killed roasting chickens
which sell for 22 cents a pound, are getting a little
old for that purpose Fresh squabs are very scarce
Babbits, which are the only fresh game In the
market, are getting scarce. They are selling at ¥)
cents a pair. Ducks will be sold out of storage
until March, though their season dosed on Janu-
Most fruits and vegetables are about as scarce
ami high as they can be. but oranges are at the
best and cheapest. They are piled in Rule mom'
tains along the edge of the sidewalks In the neUh
borhood of Washington Market, and sell as low an
26 cents a dozen for the beat California navel?
Inside the market 40 cents is the usual price Four
large grapefruits sell for a quarter outside thl
market, while Inside they are three for a quarter
Peaches and plums continue to come regularly from
Bouth Africa and Bell at from (2 50 to « | a doiek
lor u» peaohe, aad at » for tba Tpluiia, Th» ftit
but still avoid th* usual."
Handwoven I from
RAGSTYLE RUGS, . I $2.00.
FLOSS PILLOWS I , '
"Libert: Stuffs, ! » 100 -
LAMP SHADES i ,
of I from
Japanese Kuzu, I ? : ' 00
POSTKR PICTI RES, 7^
mounted and framed, v>-uu.
Inspection Cordially Invited.
JOSEPH P. HUGH & CO.,
9 West 42d St., I At ">•
Op. New Library: |
(Trademark F)»if<l )
Store Closes at 5:30 P. M.
More of the Men's Suits at $21.50
These are the splendid suits that we have been selling all season at $30,
$35, $38 and $40. Made of the handsomest fancy fabrics shown in ready
made clothing this season : also a few plain black and blue unfinished worsteds.
Unusually 'handsome clothing now reduced to this low price— $21.50 a
•^ Main floor. V.'anamikPr Buildir.^
Of Women s SKIRTS
We are showing at the present time the largest variety of Women's
Separate Skirts that has ever been known so early in the season. The assort
ment ranges from the simplest and most practical varieties to -tl
elaborate and dressy styles in taffeta silk. The new el b season art
original, and many of them are quite striking: yet all are dignified ar
perfect good taste.
Some very beautiful Skirts are made of satin striped taffeta silk, plaited
between the stripes: others are trimmed *ith strapping or folds.
Here are some individual descriptions and general information about the
At $.">— Skirts of black Panama cloth, mo
hnlr. checked and striped mutiny: " r
box-plaited; trimmed with tailored strap
ping or plaits! in panels.
At $6- Skirts of fine hrovn-and-srreen or
gray cheeked suiting*; pev^ntpen-gore;
box-plaited; front panels finlsh.nl with bias
points of materials and Inverted plaits.
At 17.50— Skirts of chiffon Panama cloth
in black and suitings In shadow oh^oks; full
side-plaited or thirty-two aide-plaited; fin
ished with two Mas folds, 14 Inches <l««n>:
others box-plaited— each plait finished with
clusters of plaits.
In "Red Leaf Taffeta Silk Petticoats
The silk is of dependable quality and is guaranteed to wear well. The
petticoats are rut full and fit well, wjthout buLkiness at the waist. There is
a variety of styles and colors. Just look below at the prices :
At $5, worth $6.75 — Black and colors ; sectional flounce, stitched and
At $6.75, worth $B—Black8 — Black and colors; deep pointed flounce of accordion
plaiting. Fourth floor. Stewart BuiMln?.
Women s Silk Gloves
In New Spring Styles *
WE have ready today our Spring collection of the celebrated Kayser
Double-tipped Gloves in the long and short lengths.
Two-clasp Kayser Double-tipped Silk Glove?, in tan, mode, gray,
pongee, black and white, at 50c. 7?c and $1 a pair. Finer grades in black
and white only, at $1.25 and $1.50 a pair.
16-button Kayser Double-tipped Silk Gloves, in pale blue, tan, navy
blue, pink, gray, black and white, at $1.25 a pair. Finer grades, in black
and white only, at $1.50 and $J a pair.
16-button Kayser Double-tipped Silk Gloves, with embroidered tops,
in black, white, gray and tan. at $3 a pair. Broadway. Stewart Buildinr.
Imported English Mohair Suitings
$2 Quality at $1.25 a Yard
Tust nmv mohairs are in high feather for automobile dresses — their dust
shedding qualities making them very desirable for outing dresses. They are
also particularly suitable for Spring and Summer suits for street wear and
traveling. Mostly all colors ami mixtures in stripes, checks and shadow-plaid
rffrcts. also solid checks in black and white and navy blue and white, 54
inches wide. $1.25 a yard, worth <_\ *«■"■'•■* "™r. Stewart BuHaing.
Boys' Suits at $5
Early Spring patterns lvl th " famous
Wnnnmnker ALL-WOOL $5 Suits for Boys.
These nre tho only suits we know of at this
price that are really all-wool. No need to
expatiate on what that means In wear. And
the tailoring is of th» best. too. Materials
are dose-woven mixed cheviots.
Double-breasted Jacket Suits, with kneo
troupers, lined throughout, at $5.
Norfolk Jacket Suits, with knlckerbocker
trousers, lined throughout, nt $5.
Sires for $ to 18 years.
Main floor, Wanamaket Building.
Sheet Music at 5c
About one hundred and fifty titles, both
vocal and Instrumental. All your old fa
vorites are here. Including the "Anvil Cho
rus." the "Miserere." the "Toreador's Sonsr"
from Carmen and the "Pilgrims' Chorus."
An opportunity to procure an old stand-by
at a low price.
Basement Stewart Building:.
Formerly A. T. Stewart A Co..
Broadway, Fourth Avenue, Eighth to Tenth Streets*.
takes over a month to get here, a box of plums
that arrived on .Lincoln's Birthday having been
picked on January 8. They looked Just as fresh as
If they had never heard of a long ocean voyage.
Florida strawberries at from &0 to 65 cents a quart
are seen everywhere.
Among the few new things in the market are
white turnips tit & cents a bunch. Bermuda onions
are also coming hi at 25 cents a pound, and are
expected to be about half that price next week.
Fine butter beans are shown at ■• cents a quart,
and spinach from Virginia Is 50 cents a peck. Hot
house radishes are i> cents a bunch Tomatoes
from Florida are « i < l l l cheap nt SO cents a pound,
and bo are mushrooms at 60 cents. Fine lettuce is
Shown at li) cents a head, and celery Is 10 cents
a stalk, or three stalks for 23 cents.
WOMAN'S EXCHANGE PROSPEROUS.
That the sales of the. New York Exchange for
Women's Work last year amounted to $81,468 75— an
Increase of $2.15!) 9t> over th* previous year— and
that the society would on May 1 make the last
payment on the mortgage of $90,000, was a part of
tho good news given out at the annual meeting of
the organization yesterday at the exchange. No. S3!
Madison avenue. Mrs. William G. Choate, the
president, stated that during the twenty-nine years
of Its existence the exchange has paid over $1,893.
846 83 to gentlewomen and that over $15,000,000 had
been paid out to gentlewomen by all the exchanges
combined. There are now ninety-eight of these ex
changes In this country and abroad, the last to bo
Organised being one In Athens. Greece. Mrs.
i hoate In her presidential speech urged the great
need of houses where people of culture and reflne
mnt might liv.- with some decree of comfort and at
a moderate price, and of buolnes* houses where
women obliged to work might find a market for
anything they could do well.
BARGE HITS ERIE FERRYBOAT.
A drift tug barge loaded with stone struck the
Erie ferryboat Rldgewood early yesterday shortly
after she left the 23d street terminal. The barge
turned turtle and as the. cargo shifted a rock
weighing more than a ton fell on the forward
deck of the Rldgewood. It was removed with diffi
culty when the ferryboat arrived at Jersey City.
Part of the Rldgewood's foreward rail was carried
away. The barge drifted about in the North River
!wS£J! 8 ft ou low J S«>* na wh «a lMt ««tn w M bound
At $7.50 and 50 — Skirts of black chiffnn
Panama cloth: made in two styles —
plaited with embniidertl panels or si:!e and
box-plaited with embroidered panels.
Skirts of Panama rlotri anil sultinsr^ in
checks, stripes, plaids and mixtures, at
19.50 to J15.75.
Skirts of Panama cloth an 1 fine white
serse. fit $6, ?D.73 and $10.50.
Skirts of fin-- chiffon Panama cloth, at
$9 to $12175.
Shirts of imllneri voiles, at $10.
Skirts of silk-lined voile. $19 to $34.
Taffeta and Satin Striped Taffeta Sl! : c
Skirts, J9 to $23.50.
Thin! floor. wart Building.
If you have a "sweet tooth," this Is tha i
day to pro* . a box of srceeta.
Three Specials for Saturday
Chocolate MarshmalloTV Caramels, at JOo
Assorted Hard Mixtures. 200 a pound.
Assorted Italian Chocolate Creams, at 23c
Assorted Chocolates, in on« pound boxes.
at 20c and 25c.
Chocolate-covered Marshmallows or Nou- j
gats, at -"«? a pound.
Special New Mixtures. 25c a pound.
Fairy Sticks, in tin boxes, at 20e.
After-dinner Chocolates and White Mint,
at 15c and 25.- a box.
Scotch itter Chips, in tin boxes. 23c.
Weak-end Boxes of Chocolates and Bon- :
bnn.i. tied with ribbon: 1 pound. 40o; 3 ;
pounds. $1; 6 pounds, $1.50.
Assorted French Fruit, In flvs-poun-l
wooden boxes, at $1.75.
Best Chocolates, Bonbons and French
Fruit, at 60c a pound.
"Teddy Bears." the very latest. 60a a
Assorted Jordan Almonds. Ma a pound.
Gum Wafers and Glycerine Drops, at 50c :
Marrons Giace, to order. Sue a pound.
Glace Candies, 60c a pound.
Austria Hard Candies, 60c a pound.
Basement. Stewart Building.
CAPT. WENDEL L\DICT£D
Commander of First Battery Held
on Two Grand Larceny Charges.
The Grand Jury yesterday handed In two lr.illet
merits against Captain Louts Wendel of the Ist
Battery. in both of which the accused is chargivi
with grand larceny, in that ha received money fro:r»
tha state to cover expense* which he did not pay
The specific charges are thrxt on February 4. 1? ">.
he received from the state of New York the sura
of $1,021 which lie swore ho had paid to F. C
Schiller, of the Washington Heights Van Com
pany, for the use of horses for th© battery for ths
preceding year. The second Indictment charge*
that the sum of $1,600 was received on February A
1906, under the same circumstances. It la chare
that the affidavit that the sums ha beta paid
to Bchuler were false, and that he had neve* paid
As soon as the Indictments were returned the
court directed Wendel's counsel. Abraham Levy.
to have his client appear before Judge Ctala, In
Part I of the Court of General Sessions. Mr. Levy
appeared for Wendel and asked that ha be given
until Tuesday to examine the Indictments. He also
aske<l that tho police court bail. J2.500. be allowed
to stand. Judge Cram finally agreed to fix '• ■*
amount of ball at $3,000.
The indictments are said to have been based OS]
the testimony of Sergeant Jansen. who told a mili
tary board that for several years he had paid over
a large part of his salary to Captain Wendel. It
was said by an attache of the District Attorney*
office that a hundred indictments of a similar char
acter might have been returned on his evidence.
.uoae who testified before the grand Jury as wit
nesses were Major General Charles F. Roe. Major
General Nelson H. Henry. Deputy City Chamber;
lain John H. Campbell, Lieutenant F. I. Fuchs, o
th« Ist Battery; Sergeant John C. Jaosen, of ta«
JJt&ay^ry, an<l J«a«« Haaunca^ win »•• J^l