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TROUBLE IN FEDERATION
OF THEATRE CLUBS
Sidney Rosenfeld at Odds with
Women Colleagues Over
SEVERAL MEMBERS QUIT
President Says Work of Pro
ducing "Native Drama" Will
Go On, but Not Along
"Tea Party" Lines.
Tt lo..k> as if the fate of tbe nalive
born American drama WOUld depond here
after on tha exeitions of Sidney Rosen
fel.. alonc unalded hy the promlnent club
fromen who arara lateiy hia partners in
T-iat enthusiastlc little Federation of
Theatre Cluba fOUOded las-t sprini; foi Ihe
pufpoee of foajte'rtns the AsnertcBa drama
ha- lOOt a good 'hal of Ita fOTtOT BUIOO lt
dlacovered that it coeta much money to
produie piays by nnknOWB thOUfh doubt
less Inaptrdd piayarrifhta One hy one the
jpresidents of tba women'a dabfl in the
federation have dropped away and more
are contemplating it. until lt looks as lf
Mr. Rosenfeld would be left htsh aru dry
with tho blllfl und tha future of tho
di.ima on his shnuk r>.
Jt all happened after the lirst pei form
?aea of the federation's protege, "The
Hlgher Court," a play by Henry Irvlng
|Dodge, a new found American playwrlght.
The performanco took plBCO on Sun-liy
evenlng, October 6, and was successful
enonarh front the artistic point of view.
But it takes more thun art to produce a
Iplay on Broadway.
Women Saw Trouble Ahead.
The atory goea that just a day or two
Ibefore the performance Mr. Rooonfold,
presldent of the federation. informed his
Ifomlnlne. colleagues that he would have
ito borrow $1,000 to pay the expenses. and
asaured them the recelpta from the box
offlce would more than oaver thls amount.
N3o the BjBtanon were content The night
?cf Ihe plav came Thera was a blg audl?
ence. Thire WM much money. Every
?fcody was happy.
A day Ot two later. however, accordlng
.to the hlstoriaiis. Mr. Rosenfeld an
no'.meil that the asso-iation waa fl.Ofti in
.the bole. and in the same breath eald
that he mtended to give m< re matinees in
Hho BM nntr of tbe nrst pertorrnance. See
ring rocks aheaJ, Mis. Be'de de Rivera.
president of the New York Theatre Club,
promptly resigned from the federation.
fio did Mrs. Oeorge Howes of the Actors'
Church Alllance; Mra. Edwin Ardeii. Of
the Tw.ltth Night club; Mrs. Dore Lyon,
iilre Geratd Bancker and other Ieaders of
clubdom. They lnfluenced a large number
of women who. it is said. wlll follow them.
The future of the fedeiatlon ifc clouded
Rosenfeld Opposes "Tea Party."
Mr. stoeenfakl aaya that aha reatgnatlona
of -MrB. Ht ile de Rivera as vicc-preBiclent
of the federation, Mrs. Oerard BaaOhOI aa
lilstorlan. Mrs. Oeorge Howes and Mra
Edwin Arden as members ot the boarU
* af directors have been aOcepted and oth?
ers elected In their places.
Mr. Rosenfeld declared that the resig
natlons were quite llkely the result or
aajanaBJdM hc had aald at tha last BsOOt
ing of the board of dlrecti rs of the fed< I a
tlon, on October Bl "Knowing that some
df tho women members of tba fedeiatlon
were BBBjaaaad tu some of tbe meaaureji
proposed." said Mr. Rosenfeld, "I BBM
that 1 hoped aJl offlcers of the orgainza
tion wlio regarded the federation as a tea
party would get out ol it. After the
meeting MrB. de Rivera and some of the
others came up to me and asked it 1 was
refarrlng to thtm, and I told them that
lf they thought the ahoa Bt they could
put lt on."
Mr. Rosenfeld added that Mrs. de Ki?
vera. in formlng the federation, had tbe
tea party idea from Ihe very beginning.
"She had had some success ln federatlng
woman's clubs.-and atae got the ldea that
ahe could do the aame thing with a num
tber of women'a theatre clubs," BBld Mr.
A maeting of the newly incorporated
Federation Theatie Company, which was
'organtzed to produce the playe selected
;by the National Federation Of Theatre
Clubs. waa held ycBterday. and the iol
.Jowing dlrectora were choaen: Edward
'Lauterba.h, Mrs. Oore Eyon, James R.
gllliman. May Irwln. W. 8. M. Mead and
Mr Rosenfeld Intends to continue hla
.planB for produclng play?, even without
the support of the club Ieaders and thelr
followera. He announces <?????? Jjg
ifor Thankaglving week. Thls ls The
iRoad to Arcady." by Edlth Sesslons Tup
^There will be a publlc meetlng Ofl Sun
iay evenlng. November 17. at which the
.peakera will be Edward ^f*"*;
Jamea W. Oahorn*. May Irwln. Father
John Talbot Smlth. John Maaon. John
'Temple Oraves and Bydney Rosenfeld.
Vards of admiaslon may be secured
through members of the federation.
Tbe oftlcera of Un Federation Theatre
Company are Kdwa. I.auterbach, presl?
dent Mra. Dore LyOO. vloe-presl.b ?t.
Bydney R- Roaenfeld, eecretary, und
James- R, SUHman. treagurer.
U S. OFFICIAL SHOT IN QUARREL.
? im--lt C. Nov. 2.-Wllllam
4lerklns, United States revenue collector,
waa ahot and fatally wounded early to
day by C B. Boyd, followlug a Quarrel ln
a club. ^^^^^
Removed Traces of Age
Baggy Chins, Sagglng
Checka, Flabby Necks
Puffy or Looao Skln
around the eyes
Tho moment you
tighten the akln
eyes and chln
you remove the
trecea of age
(Draw lt tight your
aelf and aee for your
self the dlfference It makea. |
If the akln i? aa tight as
it ought to be. lt will "fif the face
and CANNOT "wrinkle." Thla is Just?
what Dr. Pratt doest He tlghtens the
skln and makea it "fit" the face. Me
can alao refreahen a bad complexion
or wlthered skin and restore the vital
fty in b face.
Whether vou call or write, no fee
is asked for information and advice.
Greatest Face Instltution in the World
Call on or write him to-day,
whlle you are thinklng about It.
1122 Broadway, New York.
CHURCH OF ST. JEAN BAPTISTE.
rVi 76th itreel and Lextagton avenue, which \\a< buili by tunds
donated by Thomma Fortune Rytm.
New Church of St. Jean Bap
tiste Built by Him.
Edifice, Which Will Accorarao
date More than 7,000, One
of Finest in America.
Thomas F. ityan, It was announced
jraeteriar, gave %i,BH,999 lo pay for the
aea Charok- al -yt. Jean iiaptiste. now
neating completlon at tin- corner of i.^x
ington aveMM aml TCth street. At th'
time the buildlng of thls ediflce was un
dertaken, about two years and a half BgO,
lt was .said that "the Lord 0 oul-l pro*
vlde" in carrying to complatton one of
tl.. most costly eillflces of tba Cathollc
I'hirch in Amciira. There waa no inkllng
that Mr. Ryaa was to ghre tba money
,.iy t.. reaUfta the si.lcn.lid plaaa
then agreed upon. Th* ehun h Is a slft
to the Kathers of the Hl.ss.fi S.i "taiiH nt.
The new church wlll take tha pl?ca of
tl ? little brick buildlng on, th.- north slde
of 78th Sttc-et, a few diora Beal Of LOB'
IngtOB nvemie, whlch has l.'-en in I harg.
of the Fathers of tlie EUaeeed S.n-raiilent
for many yeara, Mr Ryaa haa taki a a
great interest in tha work of tha Order for
a number of years. cspeclully since It
has been un'lcr th?- dlrectlon of the pres?
ent BOperlor, Father, I.#et?-lller, who cam>,
to thls country from Canada. He has
prevlously built and end..wed for the BO*
clety a eemlnary at fiuffern.
The order has many foundutions
throughout i-'rance, Austria. Sj.iin. Italy,
Boutb Amerlca and the L'nit.-d Btatea Ita
work, partlcnlarty ln New Vork City, had
prown to such proportlons that lt was
found that the old quarters were entlrely
laaiaqiiala The new church wlll Bccum
modate from 7,000 to *>.'?<> u communl
eants, and it is sald lt Is one of the finest
aaampiaa ln this country of tba claaatc
Komun style of archltei turc. It ls of
cathedral-like proportlons, oecupying 10-'
I., t on I.exlngton avenue and .00 feet In
TCth street, glvlng aniple Bpeea to booae
as great a congregatlon as any church
It is ln the form of a I.aiin -cross, wlth
three naves. It hus twin towers, each 110
feet in helght. and a great <lome, rlslng
thlrty feet above them. The, drawlngs for
the ehnrcli arece abewa al tba raoaat In?
ternatlonal F.xhlbltion in Turtn, Italy. and
the archltect. NIcholas Serraclno, of No.
1170 Hroadway. y.ua awarded the gold
medal for his work.
The srmlnary at Suffern given by Mr.
Ryan, called the Mount Uym.ird Semi
nary. after the founder of tba order. la
lntemled for the tralnlng of young men
In the prlesthood, partlcularly for the
servlce Of thls congregatlon. The fadll
tles of the serninary are complete, and
from forty to fifty young mea, dOVOtod to
the .jr'ler Of tba Kathers of the Blaeeed
Satrametit, are now b'.-ing jirepared there
for the work. Tlie necessity of so extenslv.
an educational est-blishment |a ahown by
tlie fact that flfteen prlcsts wlll be r?
Qulred at the new Church of Ht. Jean
Baptiste alone. It was the number of
communlcants In the eongrcgutlon, aa
well as his appreclation of the work of
the fathers, that lad Mr. Ryaa to glve
so large a sum for the buildlng of tho
church. He was moved to his flnal de
clslon when he learned that the number
of communlcantH Is alrcxlv Ilve thou
?and, and that the number would prob
ably be greatly Increase! ulth enlarged
facllltles for thelr accommodutlon.
Durlng bla trlp abroad last suniuier, Mr.
Kyan engaged sorne of the best dooontofa
in Europe to do the lnterlor deOOimtloi]
of the church. Aa aoon as the buildlng
ia con.piete.i tbey wiii aa aei lo work
adorning the walls wlth a magnlflcence ln
keeplng with Its great proportlons.
GIRL SUES PUBL1SHER
Wants $10,000, Oharging Him
with Breach of Promise.
Miss Martha Conn. who llyes at No. 26
Bast HMh street, lllfil sult yesterday ln
the Supreme Court against Aaron Men
do?i, a member of a publlshing flrm. ask
Ing for 110,000 damages to her reputatlon
and feellngs, allegmg that Mendoza ls
gujlty of breach of promise.
Accordlng to the complaint, Miss Conn
and Menduza met at a dance ln 1911, and
ln the sprlng of thls year thelr engage
ment waa announced, and a party was
held at the home of Mendoza, at No. 02
East 123d street, tO celebrate the event.
About two weekB arter thls celebratlon, the
complaint states, Miss Oohfl was taken
to a sanatorlum sufferlng from a nertrous
afTll.-tion When she returned to her home
her Jlan.e's attltude toward her had
changed. The wedding was set for June
9, but ihe defendant rafaaed to marry her,
says Mlaa Cohn.
THOMAI rORTUNE RTAN.
CAR H!TS MRS. SELIGMAN
Wife of Banker Is Injured While
Crossing Fifth Avenue.
Mrs. 1)-' Witt Belignven, r/hoee hue
band la a motnbai of tba bsaklni flrm
r.f j. i W. BeMgman, No. I Wlttmm
Btreet bad b narrom ? i from
na Injurj yeeterdaj aftaamoon
when she was kn<>. ked down b> u<>
Butomdbltd at Utth atVaai and Flftb
avenue Bba iraa taken t<> tha Hotel
Netlnrland. where Bba BVOB, BUffoting
from B allghl '"Jljr-V ?* tlu" ",lKh ***
071th her huaband, Mij Bellgrnaa
was returnlng from b receptlon .1 litUo
aft.-r t o'clock Croeelng Plftb avenue
from east to weat, she wenl b fen feet
ahoad of Mr. Belltrnan Just as an BUto
gaobila owned by Chark i O. <'<.rneii.
Jr., Of No H haial r.i.tb stre.-t, nn.l
c'riven by John Robertaon, BBBJIB I"
Btght Robertaon ??w Mra. BeJtgman
and trled t" get OUl Of her way, but
bel .!.? Robertaon could atanr clear, tho
maohlne had knocked Mra s.-iigman
down. Mr. and Mrs. ('..rn.ll, who were
ln the automobile, offered their assist
ahce, bul Mr Bellgrtan, with tbe h.-ip
of a traJBc polleoman, took Mra. seiig
maa brto the Netherla'nd.
Mrs. Hellgman was in n fiemi-con
,Bclous condltion when Dhyaiciang ar
rlved, and they work.-.l over her f<>r
half an hour before they bn.ugbt
A sllver mesb )<nn ht buiging to Mi
Beltgatsn wns brought Into her room
when she came to. On openthg R
Mrs. Hcllgmiin dlaCOVarad that a dia
mond-studded watch and a gold toefcot
had been gtOTOB.
It wlll 00 recalled thal Alfred I.lncoln
BV llpman was lnstuntly killed in an
| automobile MUtaJOB Bt West End ave?
nue and ~2d street on June 28. A
smash up between bla OBT and tbat of
Runsell \V. Stuart, viei -presldent and
gdnafaj iniinngcr ?.f the Dahl l'un.-ture
laag Tire Manufacturing Company, waa
reajnoaalbla for tbe accldeut
SUES SISTER FOR $250,000
Property Was Transferred to
Prevent a "Baron" Getting It.
Whlle sh- lay lll in bad at her home.
No. fl West Mth strett, Mrs. MartO
Ijouihp Bwea van Koantta gave teatlmony
\. l.rday before .lulhis .). Frank, as ref
eree, ta a <-uit arhleh ahe has brought
Bgalnel h.r atatera, Mlaa Bltaa Bwob and
Miss CaAdlna Bwon, to reoover flMyBM bi
otoeka and bonda arhlcta tho ptelntlff say*
are wlthheld from her on a tru*t agie.
ment nia.ie ln .lamiury, 1910.
The aKieement grew out of the mat
rlage of Mrs. von Koenltz to "Baron"
Boto von Koenltz on fraudulent repre
sentatlons, tlie "baron" being an ex-con
vict. Thls marriage was annulh-d on th.
ground of fraud. Mrs. von Koenltz, ttnr
ing that her bOBbaud ^as trying tO galn
po^s*sp|on of ber property, turnrd It OVOT
to her BsOtera, so that the bogus nolle
man could not get it. There was ln the
asrcemoht a clacse prtrVfdlan that In case
of the death of Von Koenltz before hls
Bfife, or ln cate the marriage was an
nulled >.r there w-as a divoroa, the prop?
erty was to bo tnrned back t.. Mrs. von
Ki.nitz. Binee the Bllng of the *uit Mis?
Carollne Ewen has confessed Judgmert
and has cxpresscd her wflllngnesB t? have
the prop. rty returrted to her ai^ter. Th>.
sult contlnues only against Mlss F.llza
Kwen. The case wlll cume up for trial
PETTY OFFICERS TO GIVE BALL.
The petty ofllcers of the 2d Battallon.
naval mllltla. wlll h<>ld thelr annual ball
at the armory, Mi BtrOOl and New York
Bay. Brooklyn, OB to-morrow evenlng.
Auto buaeB wlll meet Kiiests at S?d street
and Thlrd avenue. Bhannon's Band wlll
LAST TRIBUTES PAID
10 m s. shehiun
Impressive Private and Public
Services at the Burial of
MR. TAFT AMONG MOURNERS
Cabinet Members, Supreme
Court Justices, National Legis
lators and Many Others
Attend the Funeral.
Kticu. N. Y.. N.>v. 2-WIth slmple hut
Improoatva aarvloea the body of Vtoa*
Kre-ldent James li Hh.-iman was lald
away thls afternoon in B ' i Vl't wlthln a
beeutlful maaaoleam la Porael mn <vm
Under ? oaavaa loiailgg thal B*rvod as
fl shi.-l.l against a chlll Pfoveml lf wlial
were galhered the Sherman famlly. I'res
Idtnl Ta BBombora ..f his Cabinet, Ju?
Ueea .?f th>- United ttatea iuprema Poort,
Panalora and members of tha House or
Rapraeentatlvea aad a feai .>f the inti
mate frtenda and buslness Baeoctatea of
the Vlea rroaJda-t, irbile wlthout a
? hrnng stood rev.r.-ntly until the stralns
of "Adlaep in Jeeua," arhleb aaarhed tba
oondueton of the ?ervteia had died awa\.
Preeldenl Taft Uateaed aritb bowed bead
.-ind tear dlaaaaad ofo ns tba Rav. Dr.
Ut 97. Btryher, prealdeat of HamlHon
COllege, n ..<i th- brlef commlttal aaivka
an.l the I'.cv. Louis II. Hold. n. paator of
?'hrist Cbureb. af irhlcb Mr. Ibarman
I meinlx i, "IT> r. .1 pra) Bl,
a mlxed qoertet Baag ' Oood Night," and
wh.-n the seiection by a malc l horus bad
been condluded tba Preaident gaaed b
moment at the flower COVeted coffln of
his friend and slow.v made his way to a
waiting aulomebUa, aeoompanied by ex
vi--. .prealdeat Chariea W. Pelrbanhe,
Attorney OeDeral Wlckeraham un.i Major
Rbeadee, his mllltarv aid.
Earller In tbe afternoon tbera had been
prlvate aarvloea al tbe Bbermaa home, ln
Oeneaea str-.-t. nnd a publlc funeral In
the Hrst Preebyterlan Cbureb, botb ?>r
which w.-re'atteaded t>\ tba Prealdeal
Th>- S|..M-Ial traln beartng tba natlon s
chief Baeeativa an.l party arrlved ta
I'tica at 1:30 O'dOOk, and the I'resident
went to the late VI' <?-Preeldent'a home to
offer his aympatby in pereoa to Mts
Bbermaa aad tba othera of tba bereaved
famlly, He remalned for tha aeryi??
whicii arera oondoeted by i lf
Rolden, aml then wenl t" the church
when the funeral bad been aei for 2
o'clock, hut tha aervlcea di.i nol bagfca
until half an hour later
Preaidant'* Train Late.
Th.- delay In th< arrlval "f the funeral
party at the ebllTOb was dlM largely to
tl. i isit of Prealdeal Tafl to tba Bbermaa
bouaehold Th* Preeldent'a traln wav late
in mn-. Ing, and ti.ts s.-t ha.k tba aatlra
BChedUle Th.- Interval was ... .-u;,p-d wlth
organ mualc, Includlng aalaetlena from
M.-ti'i. laaohn ?r..i n.m i.i
The ceograaaleaal party wn? among
Ihe eurli.si arrlval". It wa* follOWOd
by ihe I'resident and those who ha?l called
on Mrs. bheiinan with blm. Mr. Taft
OOOUptod ti c-ht ln tba c-jitre aisl. of the
cbureb, un.i with blm s*t Atterne) cn
. :ai Wckeraham, Ba retary Nagol of the
Department <-f Conunem un.i i^itior, e*
\'ir-e-l'ifsldent Falrbanka and Chalrman
Hillea of tha Republlcaa National Com?
mittee. Imrnedlately |n thelr r._r were
aenled Juatleea Ungbea nnd Pltney, of U*e
i'nlted Htates Buprema Court; Benaiori
Crana, Curtta, Ltppett, Ponroao, < mis ..-r.
Bacon, w.>tk* and 0*Gonnan, Becretery
Beanett of tba Henate, un.i Repraeanta
tiv.s fralaall. CaMer, Jdaae, Wrlght,
Palrchlld an.l othei membera el tbe Houaa
Benator Raat was one of tba beoorary
pallbaarara an<i sat Bomevbal apart from
tba oth.-i national ortlclals.
Othera ta tha aaeemblaga Included aa
Oovernoea Pranh I Bleeh an.i Benjdmta
I! Od.-il. ir . an.l h t.-w m-mhers of the
New Vork Btata Lagletatura Qovaraor
D_I was unahle lo be present, but sent
Lleoto?anl i loau?aadar Bckford C oe
Kay. hla aallltary aaoretaryi as nie repre
The coffln. eovere<l wlth vlokts and
lllles-of-the-valley, was borne Into the
ehurcb at 2 ao o'docfc, and CoUowlai It
eaaaa Mra Bbaraaaa, la h.-avy naournlng,
iaanlng aa the arm at her son. Richard,
an.l the other m-inbery of tba Slellli.in
famiiy. Thi- Mendeissohn funeral flaareta
was Intoaed by tba orgaalet as the body
Waa carrb-d ln and placed In front of tlie
altar, and all In the church stood ln
Beautiful Floral Offennga.
The lloral offenngs were BB Impr.-sslve
taature. These aenaaatad largely af
areatha, and with tbaai the altar wus
completely covered. The Penate s. nt an
lmm. nBB ptOOB < ompt.se.| largely of 0*>
chlds, arhile the House ofTering was ..f
white roaea There were wreaths irom
tba National Hepubllcan U:ague. tlie .m
ployaa Oi tha Utlca Trust and Dt-posit
Company, tba Beta sigma Phi, tba kwal
Bepubtteea oonmlttaaa*, tba QenMii Am
baaaader, tba Ipanlab Belvadereaa, liay
tlan, Homlnl'-an and Cuaterrmlan l?ga
tions, the Northern New Tork Trust
Coni|-ar.v. Secre-tary Knnx. ?rnployf>s of
tha CtLia postoftb-e and mnny others
Tba alinr, gallerles and walls of tlu
Oborch were draped in hlack broa.lcl.nh
and porpll ? Tha American fl.ig was fes
toOhOd about tho front of tba altar, but
lt waa almost Iddden by tba mass of
The rellglous services were under tho
dlrei'tlon of I'r. Stryker ond were as llm
it.-.l ln extent as lt was js.ssll.le to make
them. There were Scrlptural r.adlngs
b] l?r. Holderi nnd a few words of ap
l.r.riatlon and a prayer by l>r. Stryjier,
closlng wlth a benedlctlon by tba H'-v.
Ft. W. Brokaw, pasior of the Klrst PreO*
!.\-t. rlan Church Th.- itiuslc in.-lmled
orgar aalaetlona aad three hjmne-.
"I.ead. KIndly Ught," "Abide wlth Mc''
and "N'eirer, My Qod, to Tbea," The last
hymn was sung hy the coiigr<Katlon.
President Taft and several of tba Bom>
ators Joine.l ln the singlng.
Dr. Stryker made no effort t<> euloglze
lils .U-a.l friend, but conflned himself to
a few words of pralse of the Vlce-l'res
idents obaraetbr an.i of farelreB,
TaUen to tha Tomb.
The funeral party left the church. aa
lt had entered, te the niuslc of M.-n
delssohn's march, the congregatlon stand
ing as the ("ofnn was carrled out. Mrs.
Kherman was supported by her sons, as
she walked alowly down the aisle to the
There was no attempt at dlsplay, and
the proces*lon to the cemetery was not
even headed by a detall of pollce. Major
Rhodes, In the unlform of an artlllery
offlcer, lent the only color to the Bombre
hu.s of the Presidential party.
BuslnesB In Utlca waa prartlcally sus
pended durlng the hours of the funeral.
Several factorlea closed thelr doora at
noon and did not raopen. At 2 o'clock.
the hour of the funeral. all the electrio
carB ln the city were stopped.
TAFT BACK FROM FUNERAL
Ooes to Cincinnati To-day to
Oast His Ballot.
Presldent Taft. chalrman BtUOB of the
Rt inibllciin National Committee. othor
members of the committee and Justice
Hughaa, of the Fnite-i States Supreme
Court. returned laat night from the
funeral of Vlce-Presblent Sherman at
Ftlca. They arrlved at the Orand Central
Termmal Bt 10:18: The Presldent left the
station by a private elevator and was
whisked over to the Manhattan Hotel,
arhera he was to spend the night.
It was s?ld the PraBldeBt would go to
chureh thla aaornlng and start for Cin?
cinnati at fi:3o thls afternoon, where he
wlll east his vote on Tuesday. At the re
qnOOt Of the Ohlo State Central Commit?
tee he "lll gr.-et people from the back
platorm at every station where n regular
stop is BOhedulod.
OFFICIAL HONORS PAID
Salutes Fired by Army and Navy in
Memory of Vice-President.
Washington, Kov. 2. VTee-Proaadential
aalutea of aineteea guns were iired at
noon to-day on all shlps of the navy, the
revenue ootter serviee and at all army
and coaat fortlhVations. in obser
.. of the funeral <>f Vloe Ifraaoaont
i Bhermaa Tbwugbout the eeuatry eus
I t,.in houses. United Statea courts and
I pubtte buildinga were Hoscd, as w?*ll as
poetoChCOa where it could be done without
I MrlOUfl Interruptloii to pubtte business.
Mrs. Mathew BCOtt, prealdent general of
the Daughtera ..f the American Revolu
ti..n. ha? telegraphed to Mra Sherman
espreaatng tho sorrow of that orgaaiaa
tion f'.r the VI.-e-Fresldent's death. The
nag on the Contlnental Memorlal Maii was
ordeied ptaOOd Bl half-Btaff.
Boston, Nov l-British steamers and
aalltng erafl ?t anehor in this harbor
h.ilf-stnffed?their oolorB to-day as a token
of reapeet tO tho memory of Vlre-Presl
dent Sherman. Manv American veesela
also dipplayed thelr fiaga at half-stnff
MR. SHERMAN HONORED ABROAD.
Barlin, Nov. : -a memorlal serviee was
1 beld at the American Church here to
f,?- Vlce-Praatdent Sherman.
Maatta 1*0*. I Ti.e Phlllaaylna UBb>
; lature to-day adjourned, aa a mark of
reapeet ta the memory of the late \lce
Pn lidenl James S. Sherman
- a ?-???
IN MEMORY OF HIGGINS
Hospital Dedicated at Olean,
Ex-Governor's Old Home.
Olean. rf. I , ROV i A hospital built
by Mrs Frank Sulllven Smlth. of ROU
Vork. in memory of ber brother, ??
? r Frank Wayland Hlggtna. who
,,?;, oteaa bla bome. araa dedicated to
Bay Th. addresa was made by HOflMT
rntha aecretary af tha lUta Cbartttoa
Tbe fellowlng letter to Mrs. Bmlth from
the Fr.sldent was ?? id
1 re?ret lh.it I <-annot be preBent to par
ti.i-.ite in th- dedlcatlon of the monu
ment to you brother, tha late Oovernor
Hlnina of New V..rk. It was my good
fortune to know Oovernor Hlgglns qulta
wLl Ha was a candidate for the g?v
Sirahlp of the Btate Ur WOf. j?? -?
?;..? i araa aetlvely engaged In tbe 1 real
denthd canvaaa o( thal rear. .Wooan
vaaaed tba bUUi together, and Ifameito
know blm a/ell and appredate blm high
I, rie iuffered much from '>?<?u,,,m1
crtUclam and unjuat attack, bul hls inti
Swknowl, dge of atate effalra l.la c ear;
headed bualneaa foreatght and hls Bturdj
adherence to stralgntforward methoda
both ln bualneaa and aolltlca, wen hUn
thC support of tba InteJUgent ai.d thtnk
ng 'lectorata of New rorfc nnd ho oue
eeeded to ihe governorBhlp ln tne faee of
an oppoalUon which ii was praphaatad
would carry him t<. defeat*
in his campaign and afterward ln the
dlacharae ... hls dutk-a he had lo "trug
Jte witR a great phyalcal dlaablltty. and
1 ,. Bhowed hls great atrengtb of eharac
ter ln ihe potao whkh ho malntalned and
,,,.. .ucceaa with which he rarrkd hla
burdana to the end. I am very gUdto
know that hla memory Is to he approprl
ately bonored ?>> a aaonument
? 'There could be no more guttablo. rne
morlal 10 Frank Wuyland Migglns than
the hospital nhieh la to-day, in his name,
dedicated to the gorvtoa of the people of
B " said Mr. Folks In bla speech.
He quoted Oovernor Miggine in his sec?
ond and last annial message to the I.egis
lature, ln whkh ba sai.i that "erowded
teneraenta tha gwaatabop, ohIM i?b.>r and
kindred OVtlfl of congested popnlatl-.n
thraatea life and dexency" and placed
reoponelhUlty for tbaaa condltlona kirgety
on th- state To endeavor to prevent
theea unbappy oondltaona "shouid be our
alm," Governor Hlgglns aald ln thla BMB
"Hon gratlfylng to him would lw? that
wonderful development of preventlve
phllanthropy which we are now wltneas
lngl" sat.l Mr Folks. "Though called
troea theaa tiei.iB of labor. his splrlt lives
and arorkfl ln our mldat. and what he fore
saw and longed for |B becomlng BBttlsi
ThO part of the hospital so far com
pl.ted cotita.ns BbOUt forty beds for pa
tlents. with addltional qunrters for phy
slclans, iiurKes, aervants, etc. lt Is
, ijulpped with ihe most modern X-ray.
slerlllzlng and other apparatus, and ls
ct.t.rely completed so far aa lt has gone.
s> , ?.?
TELLS OF NEW FASH10NS
Arrives from Europe.
Plerre Hol ert, the foreUn reproaenta
tlve tOff llloomlngdal.i Hrothera. owners
of the blg department atore at Thlrd ave?
nue and fltk street, arrlved here yester?
day on the French llner La Provence from
llavre. Mr. Robert. who ls an authorlty
on style, told yesterday of what fashlonB
may soon l>e expected ln thls country.
??Hlousea," he aald, "will be simple, but
sllghtly blou*ed abOVO the belt. and wlll
ht trlmmed with crystal or colored glass
hut tons. The sleevcs are three-quarter or
l.ntr. trlmmed with soft laces. Ktmono
sleeves remaln tn favor. Hklrta are BTBped
In u great varlety of deslgnB and kept
narro-v nt the bottom. Tallor-made cos
himw are moatly made ln fancy or plaln
black velvets, trlmmed with fur eollar or
? uffH. Beaaa ara also made In satln,
cachemlrea, ratines, serges and crepes
mlxed with thlck threads. calle<l 'crepea
"Fvening dress materlalB moatly used
are sllk muBllna. crepe de chlne. allk aat
lns, stamped velvet trlmmed with rococo
sllk rlhbons and wreaths or with beaded
trlmmed galloonB. The draped tlchus
around the ahoulders aro aiwaya becom?
lng. Some are made of tulle or ahadow
and Chantllly lacea, which are In great
"Bonnet ahaped and amall hatB are ln
favor, and the large hata are remalnlng
still In fashlon. riuah, velvet and aoft
taffetas are the inaterlals mostly used
for hata, and the aame are trlmmed with
algrettes and craaa.
"Whlte kld glo^fes are ln great favor
for the comlng aeaeon "
Klllfi MISS MER
Says He Knocked Heiress Down
When She Attacked Him
SILENT TREATMENT WINS
Woman Can Testify Against
Acrobat, as Marriage Took
Place Before She Was
'Iilcago. Nov. 2?Brok?n by thlrty-*!*
hours' "sllemt treatment," Charles 9,
Kramer confessed thls afternoon that he
killed Sophla Slnger, the Baltimore hetr
ess, found murdered here on Monday
nlght. Kramer, whose stage name ls Con
way, added a new feature to the state?
ment made yesterday by lils wlfe. Bea
! trlce Ryall-Kramer, known on the varlety
i stuge as the "burlesque queen." He sald
' that he knocked Miss Slnger down in stflf
defeaea when she attacked him with a
razor after he had rehuked her for mak
I Ing, he said. a auggestlon to Mrs. Kramer
to go out and meet some men. Itframer
?xonerated his wlfe from all blame in
connectlon wlth the crlme.
Kramer, the former down, high diver
and clrcus acrobat, paced his cell all
nlght, begglng for a word from the turn
keya who refuaad to voucbeefe him a
syllable. He heard his WlfB'fl outcrles as
.-?he made her confesslon yesterday, but
could get no Informatlon as to thelr cause
or what she sald. To-day Captain Noot
baar began a systeniatlc passlng of Kra
niei-'s .-eli, occaslonally saylng: "Well, do
you want to see me?" Flnally Kramer
broke Into tears and begged to be allowed
to tell hlB story. Flrst he pleaded to se?
hla wlfe. It was not allowed.
"Ijon't send me baek to that black cell!"
he crled. TH tell lt ali.
Kramer's story dlffered from hia wlfe'a
ojily ln the detail that he clalmed self
defence ln justiflcatlo-v He sald that he
never meant to klll Miss Slnger, and
that BO bound and gagged her to prevent
ber maklnar an nufry He sald he took
13,', from Miss Slnger's purse and two
sulta of clothes belonglng to W. R.
Worthen, Miss Singer's flanc*. because he
was penntless and waa sh&bblly clad. He
ar.d his wlfe Bed through the aliey, he
sald, hoptng to g"t away before Miss
Blnger revtved, benevtag that she would
not want to come Into publiclty by prosc
Tella Hia Life Hiatory.
The man toid his llfe history* from the
time he ran ?vav from his home to
Join ? clrcus. Ha *ald that he had been
convlcted of bOTM steallng, ar.d that he
had served an eighteen motiths' sentence
ln a reformatory.
Kramer, after promlslng to t?ll. wae
confronted bv hl* wlfe. He demanded to
hear from her own llps that ahe had
ronfessed to what she knew. The woman
waa brought before him weeplng. Then
he ?nded his reslstance.
'Yes. I did it," be said. "I killed Sophi*
Kramer and the woman were then for
mally charged wlth'the murder. Worthea
ls detained as a wltness.
She wanted my wlfe to sell her??lf.
She proposed that they meet two stranu^
men," Kramer sald. "I resented thls and
rebuked Miss Slnger. We had some
words, and then she attO?ipted to stilke
me with a door knob. I wrested this
from her and then she plcked up a razor
from my dresser and rushed at mc. j
struck her with the doorknob. She fell
on the floor and the razor dropj.ed from
her grasp. My wlfe had no hand what
ever ln the assault. She had left tho
room before the assault OCC?rrod I did
not think that Miss Slnger araa ^erlously
hurt, and so I bound and gaggad her t,
prevent her maklng an outcry. ln thia I
actcd alone alao."
Conway sald he did not hear of lijs
vlctim's death until Tuesday mornlng,
when he read about lt in a newspaper.
He declared the absault on Miss Slnger
took place between 9 and 9:30 o'clo. k ln
the evening. His wlfe had sald lt <-,?_? at
11 o'clock. He sald they packed sult
cases before leavlng the rooming houst.
"I am not convlcted yet, and, what I*
more. I won't be," he declared, assumlng
a deflant attltude, as he waa led away to
Assurance that Mrs. Kramer would be
able legally to go on the wltness stand
and tell a Jury the story she toid tbe
pollce yesterday, was expressed ^>y tha
Publlc Prosecutor to-day when he an?
nounced that the woman admitted she
had marrled Kramer wlthout having ob?
talned a divorce from a former huaband.
The Illlnola law prevents a wlfe from
testlfying In criminal sults, agalnat of
for her huaband, and until to-day the
Prosecutor was concerned aa to what uae
he could make of the atatement signed
by the woman, aocualng Kramer of kjll
Ing the helress. Mrs. Kramer was mar?
ried to William A. flhankes ln Chicage
flve years ago, she toid the pollce.
Baltlmore, Nov. 2.?The body of Sophla
Oertrude Slnger was burled ln the faraflri
plot at Druld Hlll Cemetery thls after?
noon after brlef services at the. under
taker's establlshment, where the body
was taken on Its arrlval from Chlcago
last nlght. Only Immedlate members of
the famlly attended
DIES AT ELEVATED~l>TATI0rT
Woman Stricken with Heart Di.ei_e
on Lexington Avenue Line.
Mrs. Jenn'.e Babcock. of No. w i.raves
Place. Union Course, Queena, was strick?
en with heart trouble last nlght. whlle
rldlng to New Vork In a LoalngtQg aw
nue elevated road traln to meet h-r hua?
band, Harry Kabcock, a manufacturer,
who was waltlng at the Manhattan enrt
of the Brooklyn Bridge to meet her an-1
go with her to th.-ir country pla< e ln
New Jersey for a few da\-' hi II
As the traln neared the \ an Sioklei
avenue statlon, Hrooklyn, Mrs. !
gasped and sllpped out of her s.-a*. t..
the floor. Faeee?gera carrled he '
the traln when It stopped. She died ; >
fore the arrlval of an amhulati.f from
Bradford Street Hoapltal. The bo.ly was
taken to the Llberty avenue poUca ata?
tlon. Identifl'-ation was made !.y h>-r
sister. M'ss Fiances Ov.-ns. of N". '.'n
Announcemcnt of Public Sales
io November by the
Hadliou Au.nr et .'?rttetli Street. *4J**? \ ork
t L- reM
j f-fl r t(
The Library of a
NEW YORK PROFESSOR
Comnrising a valuable Collection
of Works on English and American
History, Heraldry and Cenealogy.
And. in the Second Alphabet. First
lidltions of Esteemed Authors.
Books on Bibliography and rnany
other Works of Interest and value.
To Be Sold on the afternoon and
evening of Thursday. November 7.
Collection of Antiqoet
MRS. LEONARD C. QUINLIN
who is givfng up her residence on
Tttirty-eighth Street. Colonial and
Hmpire r-umiture. Old China. Lus
tre, Crystal, Silver. Twelve Shera
ton Chain. Wedgwood Dinner Set.
Worcester TeaSet. and many other
important Objects of Art. To be
Exhibited from November lst and
sold rriday and Saturday after
noons, November 8th and 9th.
Pirt IV. of tho
ROBERT HOE UBRARY
Embraces nearly Fifty Manu
scrtpts. many of great Interest and
value; a large number of bindings
by the greatest masters, as well as
many from the libraries of Grolier,
Maioli. and other noted personages;
several .very desirable itemsof In
cunabula; many very rare books in
early English Literature; important
Americana: French books of In
trinsic value and assoeiation Inte?
rest: a large number of Important
autographs, and Mr. Hoe's remark
Library of Bibliography of
Literature and the Fine Arts.
Now on Free Exhibition.
To be Sold durlng the two weeks
beginning Monday, November 11th,
with two sesslons each day, after
noons and evenings, excepting Sat?
urday and Sundavs. Sales already
made from this collection aggregate
Extraordinary Collection of
ORIGINAL PORTOLAN CHARTS
of the Fiffeenth. Sixteenth. and
Seventeenth Centuries. collectoJ by
the late Dr. Theodore Jules Ernrlt
Hamy of Paris. The collection
includes an Italian Chart of ahot;:
1434. Vallsecha's Chart of 1447. a
Dutch Chart of 1500-1526. an I
the King Portolan Chart of the
World-tne second known map
containing America, circa 1501-02.
Now on Free Exhibition. To be
sold Tuesday evening, November
Belonging to the Eatate of
But not forming a part of the fam?
ous Hoe Library. Novels by lead?
ing French authors. Old Plays.
Poetry, Philosophicaland Scienttfic
Works, and a collection of Steel
Engravings and other Prints. To
be sold on the afternoons of Mon?
day and Tuesday. Novembei 25th
The Print Collection
of the late
DR. CHARLES ELIOT NORTON
Formerly Professor of the Histo?
ry of Art at Harvard. An unus
ually fine collection, conuinini*
many great rarities. Amor.i? the
masters represented are Mantegna.
Mare Antonio, Sehongauer. Renv
brandt. Drevet. Masson. Meryon.
Zorn, Cameron, and Turner's " U
ber Studiorum." To be sold on tho
evenings of Monday and Tuesday.
November 25th and 26th.
THE AUGUSTIN DALY
Collection of Portraita
and Women of
*1,669.1.35. The lllustrated Cata- made by the late AugustinDaly and
logue of Part IV in two volumes, i wasexhibited for many years in his
51.50. The Catalogue of the Hoe I New York Theatre. To be sold by
l ibrary (four parts of two volume*' order of Messrs. Klaw and Erlanger
each), 15. including the printed on Wednesday afternoon, Novem
Priced Lists. I ber 27tr
Other Important Announcomenta later.
Sales begin at 2:30 and 8:15 o'clock. Catalogues are
mailed free of charge on application by intending buyers.
Unequalled facilities for the exhibition and sale of
?neritorious Art and Literary Collection*. Correipondence
with ownert and executors U inrited. Expert advice free.
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' NEW YORK