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ALDERMEN TELL OF
Members of Fusion Boai
Talk Before the City
ARE SEEKING CAUSES NOl
Promise Better Facilities f<
Tushcart Pedlers and Many
Other Local Im?
?ri?en Heniy n. Curran, Rali
r?!ki aad John K. Bolleo ppoke befo
i ' ?at rday t-tenwon ea <
\ , ? Under a Fusion BOa
' telling of tii" work th
.: accompli? ed a I ??r their amMtloi
? >' i InTtttlgatlon Aldermi
? inn. head ?>f |he Curran eommltU
i ? ?. al i to i ' lavettigatl?
? i hat ??i the pr?ta
. . : .1 nofwd n"t only to latent-go
rondll ; them and
. ? ?-,. ii ? public absolutely in touch art
the altua a tMei men found it.
"vVhat "? '?'?.?::! la to Dnd II
?.ilion.' he salil, "not
dil ;? to make rccor
met He then told hen the aide
nu" ??? ?.; brought to 11
police sit'at ion and of the bsfotl
? pa '
? - ii ?
U" began ?rltli tin relaUettahlp of ii
Mayor to the Pol ? i ? ; i ? ?? at,1 ?
tinned, "1 Inta th*? men .
now al'out to i?.\ It
l? the ha ? i "t the nul
.: : it ? unbllng nd I rim
A ?... ? ;>', many letU rs hav
come to ua within the pautl month of a
trdlng the polio tituatlon. Some ar
formation that might be "t value I ma
that all of them art- being Invtttl
:. <? tad tat
.i Mi r:r.. n failo
to oonfer with ti ?-? aldermen gad ques
? ii :: Ilona in thel
? lom bothered,
end -, ue in oui
. Id that, lor the dr.-:
. tr< ra raah
ng uee liter, ii
\- Hoard of Aidei ni' o an i ? ?
mltted to Investigate citj condltlona _i*
tofd .... ? n i" a
? ? nd motion ?; tur? attuatlona
ii. ndi ?? Bat a laa a peu teal thai
. i ?rater." AM
eetoed b) Mayoi Gaynor. He aaked thai
.tiiin enthi ? tata b favor of eea?aor?>
landt >fl While the alder
gaUng Hi ami other
aldenmen emi at ? .-????ty ol
eeoi ? :.;-.
- und Alilerman Meyers
both si ok? enthusiastically for "ctty
ewaad automobiles," auggeeted that they
? ?a. !!? ?. \]:.r th< i of electrii
,.: BBU-B? t ( :t-out!
? attended to and thai we have .? i
aM-fl I uerman
i""iks s.ii.i in,i' the ?M Fourth o? July
Committee bad returned to the city js.ox
. from their fund, and that the Kieet Re
rejitioii Committee returned over ??.?JOO.
The alderman paid that those fa'-ts were
? quite ? xtia'.nl.i.A....
Alderman Wilii_.ni t>. Brush, telling ol
the publk markett, said that the aide:
inen were trylag very hard to (.'it ; ?
roadltlona "i the pushcart pediera wel
In hand ? and aaaltary. Ho hau
?v that toon th? Jf WOUM get additional spac
A near th? VVilllamtburg and Maabattai
W brMgea aad Eataa Market Their condi
tlon In the irranwhilf was being invest?
?terroaui Ralph RoUps recommended
i ;.\ Fourth of July approprlationa he
granted al li u?l four month? In ndvaae?
of the ? if thai war? dat?t, he Bald,
the cit: mom j, Th- aldermen
?eel i niton i ' taxicab
diners and can, as W?tll tt t satisfac
tory disposition of ha? k .?tanda and thi
fixing of ratea The tates. he said. BhOUM
ha lower. In all other eitlen, particularly
London, the tth rates were far lower.
In London the eoat was 16 centK to travo,
a mile, while here it wan 00 cut?.
SUES FOR BEING IN JAIL
Haytien Merchant Wants $50,
000 from Insurance Co.
KM? Htklme, who bringt hi? name With
him from ivrt-aiiI'rlr-.c?, believes that
Bet month* ctii?atauaut in a hot cell,
wher? he did not belong, ouK'nt t? u> t
him about BMM a month. Accordingly,
he brought suit yeettrday in the ?uprtme
rouit for PMM daxtagta against the
J'iovideiiC? Washington Insurance CtBV
)ian>, which, he Mlaaaaa, arta riepontlblt
for hi? Impris*, muent In hi? home city
Mr. Haklata declared in hi? romplalnt
thai he had heen a merchant of unques?
tioned Bttndlng In I'ort-au-Prlaoo for a
number of yema When he had oc ?agita
to ?hip good? bttwett NtW York and
iiaytl from v.^ to i:<u. h* recoteg, h<? in
?ured them With the defendant company,
h* cause ol the had condition ot the pier?
at the Haytien pert, Tor aliened damage
to the ?"oil* be eollected IMM insurance,
'.tie complainant 'aid.
Hardly had the claim Batet raid, how
??ver. Whet the defendant company,
through It* ageni, charged him with lorg
c aubli< i ??ente, trith ceawp-reg] to
ilifiaud, trith ' Conducting falte auction?
?ind other crimea On tatet chargea.
Ilakirne dec?an?!, he was ctuM into noli
taiy confinement from May '?'? It Octoaef
t, 1S11 In ?pite ?jf the terrific heat of
Mi?' tropi?- summer, hi? eall d??or w.is
?BChed tightly even night. Me n?s then
narged >.n e?pt*eal to tht highest ? ?nt
HAD ONE SHOULDER TOO MANY
Two Who Dropped Choice Meat Cuts
as They Fled Held on Suspicion.
meht 1 rllrTfAttTa tl Ho IM South 2d
?tiect. aad .lac... Schmidt, tf No. _?_?
North -Sth ftp't. tVlliiamtburg, were ar
.. .ed yesterday on a charge tl I
In tin Manhattan tveatae court and
held for ,? hearing.
The prlaoaert were caught tfter a long
. .i. un.i ning h\ I ii (ec
tiv? ReM and Patrolman Sheeny at
fctroadwaj and Kent avenue, in their
?light Monohan and bchmidt dropped thir
ioiiib nt !?oik. it ham and ?i .-..
. they had concealed und- r
theii allegisd that the
waa ?tolen from the butcher phop
i ..'..?i-: .? Llttner, of No PC Grand '
?reft uni Udwaid It. !?,-? I. m N',, _7.
Wry i h avenue.
? i n;, n i..:tv Willi, n. Mir ? ;, butchera I
within the last two!
SUES OWN ASSOCIATION
Ex-Policeman Says Organiza?
tion He Founded Put Him Out.
('ont tar?, h?-- asserts, to a bj lav.- (?f
Hi" ra;rolin?-n'F Hens volent Association.
; ;?.-s??<l for his ?M>?*clal benefit. .lohn W,
M<cGl0tn, mi < x-polir-mmi. bas been ox
rinded since leal May ?frorn it?? rneetlnss
lleOloln Sled a ?petition jreeterday in U?s
?BapresjM <"onrt asking for an arder to
permit his attendJns;.
McQIoln d?Nlared In his v?Mition that
ha foanded th?- aaseete<?llon himsrif in last,
nd that for tois aanrloa a sjeeeial i>viaw
va i... - . ? i p. i-irdulns hirn is sttend Its
meetlasji for life, proeided bs Joined no,
(.?h<-r no!: ??? society.
Though he ?later ??became a se-rgeant.
?M<?;i?>in ?Jrclarcd* he ?ii?l not ally hlm
I s*if with tin- ?ffTaenlsatitma t?> which his
i r;?nk mail.* him ?lii/ibl?- for ?the reason
! tliat be Srtahsd to be present at the pa
j irelnSCn'S association'.? meetings ti? BtO"
I tad iht- Interests of toe nine hnndred
retireii membe/s wk ? ? were not allowed t?>
I Mttend, in the nani<> of the nine hundred
))?? asked th<? cotui yesterday to arder
i his !? at privilege i aetored.
?WAR ON CATTLE PEST URGED.
u Mhinsjtst?. Jan. t??A larg.-i appro?
I piiatlon to ?radicate the cattle ti? k In
! the South?-? Stat.s than the tWtJttt <?f
la?-1 year was arged apeo the Senate
Committee on Ajrrtcuiture to-day hy ?tat??
veterinarian?? and .nth? rs from Louisiana,
i Tennessee, G?eorf!a, <\lebeina, Pl?o*ida,j
Vortli Carolina, Arkansas and Mississippi. >
ISAYS WE'RE MONEY MAD
i Rabbi Drachman Declares This
an Age of Discontent.
I Th<* Rot. I>r. Bernard Prachman. of
I the l'irut Hungarian ?"onRresratlon i'hab
Badebi dettrersd u sermon on "The Sick
????- Of the Aire1' at the synagogue yes
terday. It is understood that I>r. Dra?h
fnan is likely to he elected chief rabbi
of the British Kmplre. A large crowd
, attt ruled the service.
Hahbl Drachnian declared this was an !
? as;'- Of dlSSSl Isfsit lOII. diBcontent and re-;
hellion, and rotit'nued:
The young ,?r.' auds?cioua to the old.
t?V bass "ne to tii" honorable. Children
rebel sgainet their parent??, the laborer
a?ainst his employer, women against
their station in aoetety. Despite vaunted
progress and culture, rics and crime, ?if
honestv, IndeCenC] and Immorality flour?
ish an in the decadent psrlods of ancient
The newspapers recently announce?!
that the "perfect wernan'' had been
found, i was much Interested In the an?
nouncement, out on reading the article
discovered that the reference was entire?
ly !o her physical proportions. No spir?
itual or nfelhct'ial qualities were n?-?-?-s
sarv to thi? concept of perfection. How
different ?s thi? from Juadlsm'a concept
of perfection: 'He ?leslr? th rot the might
of ?he bons nor bath he pl?rasurs in the
limbs of a man.''
Uabbl Drachnian asserted that Am?ri,',i
was money mad and added: "Money Is
the root "f all evil, saya the oid adage.
Never were these words truer than to- j
[DENIES KILLING CHILDREN
Mrs. Wells Declares Ptomaines
Caused Their Death.
St. Albans. Vt . .Ian. t ? Ptomaine pois
j onlng Is declared by Mr.?. Julius Wells, of
I Swant'in. to bars caused the fatal illness
Of two of her children. Lewis, six \?ais
; old. and Mary, four years old. for whose
deaths a month ago she was arrested yes
| terdajr, charged with murder. In a stat.?
, m? nt to-day in her ?ell Mrs. Wells a.?
i aertsd her innocence of the charge
"I opened a can of condensed milk that I
morning for breakfast." she said, "and j
us. <i ?t en bread with my four cMMren. I
Breakfast wn? at 7 o'clock. The cMtdfOa
I ployed out of doors until 10 o'clock, just
as well as ever, and then came in tal
said they were hick to their stomach, the
same as I was. I sent for a doctor and
the little boy died the same night."
Mrs. Wells said the physician gave the
cause of death of the two children ??
ptomaine poisoning. Sh? said the life la.
Burance on the two children amounted to
ISO. The burial expenses, the woman d?.
rlaml. took all except $10 of this, and she
turned the g 10 over to her husband.
An examination of the digestive organ?
taken from the Vvodlea of the children i?
In progress at the state laboratory, at
Burlington. Mrs. Wells has tx?en married
seventeen years, and has had ten chll.
dren, of whom two sons and threo daugh.
ters are living
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Our Latest Great Achievement in a
We will sell this
Regular Price $450.
Read carefully the reasons for this
and the conditions governing the bids
The Sterlitone is one of the most remarkable achiev
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The first absolutely artistic Playerpiano ot highest
quality in material and construction ever made at a
It embodies the exclusive features and advantages of
Sterling Playerpiano Factory
our larger instrument, the well-known Sterling Player
Its design, its tone, its action and its honest construc?
tion have been passed upon by some of the highest
musical authorities in this country.
It is made entirely in our
and carries the strongest kind of a guarantee.
A complete instrument, which will be found a matchless treasure
to those who play by hand, and a joy to everyone when played by
We have formed a plan by which to make the Sterlitone quickly
known in Greater New York.
We will sell one of the first Stcrlitoncs to the person bidding the
highest price for it.
But please understand that the regular price ?o? the Sterlitone it
??450?and that this one price?alike to all?will be strictly main?
tained excepting in the special offer of this one introductory instrument.
You will find it of interest to examine this instrument, for the sake
of its own superior features.
But by sending in a bid you have a chance to get, practically tt
your own price, the best $450 Playerpiano erer made.
The instrument is placed in our Fulton Street window where it
may be examined at leisure by anyone.
For those too busy to call during the day we will gladly make an
Please read carefully the
Conditions which Govern ?the Bids.
No Bid under 50 Dollars
They arc simple and will be conducted absolutely on the square and open to the inspection of any bidder.
The bidder must live in Greater New York or on Long Island.
The bid must be for a cash payment and not less than $50.
The bid must be made in writing with the name and home address of the
bidder distinctly written and must give instructions for delivery.
The bid must be placed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Sterling
Piano Co., Advertising Dept. ?L, Brooklyn, N. Y.?regular postage affixed
and mailed as a letter.
No bid will be accepted unless it comes through the mail.
No bid reaching us later than 6 P. M, January list, 1913, will be accepted.
Kach bid will be numbered in order as received from the Post Office and
acknowledged as received.
No more than one bid will be accepted from the same bidder.
If there be more than one highest bidder, the bid reaching us first will be
Mr. B. P. Van Benthuysen, Cashier or the National City Bank of Brooklyn,
will examine the bids and make the award.
The successful bidder will be notified as soon as possible after January 31.
The Sterlitone will be delivered immediately after we get instructions from
the successful bidder.
The name and address of the successful bidder will be published in the
Don't forget that the bid must be in writing in a sealed envelope and sent
through the mails.
Don't forget that the bid must be addressed to the Sterling Piano Co.,
Advertising Dept. ?L, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Get your bid in early because the first bidder has the best chance.
The Sterling Piano Co.
Wholesale and Retail Warerooms: STERLINQ BUILDINQ
518*520 Fulton Street, Corner of Hanover Place, Brooklyn