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?legality of Governor's Cer?
tification to ?Secretory
Colby of Ratification of
Vroendinenl Is Upheld
Technical Issue Raised
Opponents of Measure Con?
tended State Constitu?
tion Had Been Violated
? ^SEVILLE, Tenn., April 9. The
"Tennessee Supreme Court sustained to
, , -.. a. I y 0 3' the r? roce 9 s b y wb:. c h
^ ,-rr.or Roberts certmed to the Fed?
eral State Department ratifi?e* ti on by
|hc Tennessee Legislature of the wom
f.- suffrage amendment to the Cbnsti
t on. The court affirmed the action
,.? ? ? .-? Justi?se P. L. Lansden ir. issu
j ; sx ? nder which the Governor
? ? .
rourt's action ?'as taken in deal-,
J g with a motion to quash writs seek-,
i prevent the certification of the
Leg slat ur? 'a action.
rhe bill set forln alleged fact? in
c ... ' : cation of the suf
1 amendment, which it was said'
v,? re in violatioi ' the state -.cor.sti
t on, a provision prohibiting action
I ::ie General Assembly on any
i. endmenl to the Federa" C nst I ition
i iss such Genera -V-*? nbly should
1 ? ' beer. elected after the s ssion
i nendment. The pet it or.ers '
j tha facials b?e oined
i rn taking an; ? - I claii de
i re or certifj t e adoption ' the
t ' -a, ?? b m? n .?-ral
? ? ion, and
t m. taking u affirmai action with
reference : ie alleged ? ga act ion
r the special session which mder
t i '-. to ratifj the amendment. The bill
August '. ; 920, in ? "- ancery
? .? ? ' d a fiat '.'or a
? .? njunc 'a obtained.
I? . a \ supplemental bill
r ed A igust 23 against the same
la :?. ts.
. - arRri and super
???a.'a* *.v?> presented on the night of
: by certain of the defendants
:e Lansden at his resi- ,
ca, and after hearing argument by
Frank M. rhompson, ?t?te Attorney;
the Chief Justice issued a tiat.
The Atr.rney General on the follow
i g morning advised Governor Roberts
it the action of the Chief Justice i
n:atter open. He also
?- ivised the Governor that 3*. was his
power and duty to certifj the Legis
on or: the suffrage amend
? -? to Washington as having been
reupon." it was alleged, '"a eer
* ?orno ?sort, was executed by
defendants Roberts and Stevens
ii-.d sent by Stevens to the Secretary
. f State at Washington." the result
being1 that two days later, August 26,
Secretary Colby proclaimed ratification
of the ?uffrage amendment by the
necessary number of states. Tennessee
ng the thirty-sixth state. The
a* thus became a part of the
nstitutio3 of the United States.
? a nar.ts in December. 1920.
: ? before the Tennessee'
Suprem< C art * dismiss and quash
wi ? :' a rtioran and supersedeas
granted by the Chief Justice, because
? th, writ.*? was njade
writs issued without notice to
oppoi g .: sel, ??r without excuse
' such ?" are to give notic. consti?
tuting a violation of Rule 10 of the
Supreme Court; and fur?
ther, that a member of the Supreme
?our- was w thout jurisdiction to grat:;
Want s League Assembly to
\<?oT?t Spanish as Language
BARCELONA, April 9. -Emilio Ar
luna, former Minister of Public Works,
announced to the international Con?
ference on Communications and Transit
at he intends to petition the Assembly
of the League of Nations to recognize
Spanish as the official language of the
In making this statement yesterday,
declared that more than twenty na
tions which are members of the con
; rer.ee used the Spanish language. His
was seconded by all the dele
i'rom Spanish-American re?
At a plenary session held yesterday.
resolutions framed by the conferenc?*
'-tees were approv *d.
Democrat? Make Headway
Of Own Vigor, Says Colby |
Tells National Democratic Club
Idea of League T? (?reater :
Than Its Builders Dream
Bainbrbidgr C?alby, former Secretary ;
of State, told members of the National
Democratic Club at the Jefferson din?
ner, at the Hotel Asfor, last night, that
the purpose und objectives- of the
Democratic Party had such merit thai
"they are making headway of their,
He ?leelared that "the great idea of
an orgaimed -league of justice is to?
day greater and more impressive than
its builder'-? dream." The Democratic
Party, he said, "can afford to wait in
patience and in confidence. The day
is at hand when America will speak to .
her afflicted brethren throughout the
world in the language of honor and
generosity- in justice and unself?
Speaking of the present position of
?he Democratic Party. Mr. Colby said:
"Our system of government proceeds
on the assumption that a parti of con?
scientious opposition ia hardly less es?
sential to the due working ?if our in?
stitutions than a party ?4" responsi?
bility ard initiative. Therefore, we
will support the party in power when
it is right and even when it is trving
to be right."
Other speakers were Former Gov?
ernor Alfred K. Smith, Dr. Henry Van '
Dyke a:-,d Governor Albert C. Ritchie,
of Maryland. Charles P.. Alexander.,
president of the club, presided.
Japanese in Honolulu
Seek Friendship of U. S.
Peace ami Prosperity in Pacific
Hehl to Depend on Cor?
HONOLULU. T.H., April 9.?Twenty
seven Japanese professional and bust- i
ness men and bankers, including the :
most prominent -Japanese residents o.'
Honolulu, in a itateni nt 7 "-.lay pledged
themselves to maintain cordial rela
: between the United States and
"We are of the firm opinion that the ,
peace and prosperity of the Pacific de- ',
pet.lis upon the maintenance of cordial
relations between governments and
peoples of the Ui :lr-4 States and
Japan,'* ?a??i the statement.
"We pledge ourselves to do every?
thing in our power to maintain n\:cl:
relations a-.d discountenance acts, ut?
terances ar.d printed statements tend- ,
ir.g to disrupt them,
League Labor Meeting Tuesday
GENEVA, Apr;! 9. -A meeting of the
labor branch of tne League of Nations
??'ill be held here next Tuesday. Among
other question?, the relations hetween
the international labor organization
and countries placed under the admin?
istration of rrandate;- will be discussed.
The commission considering the ques?
tion of unemployment throughout the
world will submit its report to the
excels in the
creation of foot?
wear modes that
newest whim with
the piquancy of in?
Model illu.it rated ?kotrn
in Grail Huckslcin.
Han welt "ole and
covered Cuban heel.
Mail Orders Filled
at 83rrJ Street
THE gifted young pianist
appears in a recital of her
own compositions the Eve?
ning of April 14th.
You are cordially invited to
hear Miss Zucca's playing
reproduced in the
Platinum Wedding Rings
?set xtith 18 sparkling diamond *
The new idea is to have a diamond-set
wedding"ring?here is an opportunity to
secure one at a most remarkable price.
SPECIALISTS IX APPAREL
BROADWAY "At Sit h STREET
Genuine Cowhide Fitted
Made of finest genuine cowhide, leather
lined and completely fitted out with 10
piece toilet, set. Sewed on corners.
Base mer t
A Velvet Ankle
has ?i cut >teel slide on
either side that gleams
bewitchingly against its
dark back-ground en?
hancing the charm of a
slender ankle, and
making an odd conceit
at the O ?T A
same time. . . . *-*??-*?"
Main h loor
combines its utilitarian
quality with an orna?
mental effect, because it
swings gaily to your step
and holds your hat in
place at the same time.
In colors of amethyst,
jet, green, topaz -. 1A
A Dainty Powder
Puff and Mirror
have for convenience a
long handle that one may
use them gracefully?for
beauty, they are covered
in silk, adorned with
rosebuds, leaving un?
adorned only that portion
which must do -- ?--w-v
A Gorgeous Girdle
cleverly combines moire
ribbon with colored or?
naments in white, lapis
and shell?set with odd
stones, enameled to
achieve contrast, and end?
ing in an ornament that is
really a work of art. What
more could any ~i m -* fi
costume ask ? JL /?OU
Ncci\tvear Dept. Main Floor
An Oddly Shaped
comes straight from Paris
to add the final charm to
an American costume. Be?
sides its shape, its claim
for attention is the effec?
tive applique that borders
.Monday.a Special Presentation of
If omen's Silk and Cloth
Capes and Wraps
DIRECT COPIES OF
COSTLY IMPORTED MODELS
The new Panel cape?have you seen it. If you
have it must have been in Paris?for it is absolutely
the newest idea in wraps?and it is here, in this col?
lection, developed in Poiret twill and collared in
soft gray slynx.
And the very new, very Frenchy "chenille fringed
cape"' ; It may be seen in Paris now and it may be
seen here in this collection, too?developed in smart
Canton Crepe. The new tasseled wraps, too?and
the?but the list is too long?sufficient to say that
Paris has?by some new and charming detail?
stamped each wrap as intrinsically her own, and
only at Saks &c Company may these exquisite
copies be obtained at such remarkably low prices.
Plain Satin or Canton Crepe?combined with
Veldyne are the materials; navy blue and
black are the colors. Three styles pictured.
A Special Group of
Misses' Afternoon Frocks
Monday at OOaUU
Frocks that show how ef?
fective and versatile they
can be when Youth wears
them?and how moder?
ately priced when SAKS
In wide variety are
Chiffon Taffetas, Canton
Crepes, Georgette Crepes
and Tricotincs, trimmed
with ruffles, f 1 u t i n g s,
tucks and embroidery.
? The frock pictured is an
excellent example of the
vivid charm of Oriental
embroidery on taffeta.
Sizes 14 to 18 years.
Homespun Tweed Suits
Tweed never displayed more attractive qualities
than when fashioned into such jaunty suits as these.
Made of imported Tweeds?you know how well
they wear?straight and youthful, to be worn
with a belt or not, as you choose?or in modish
tuSedo effects that are so smart. Silk lirjed?in
WTen, tan, rust and blue. Sizes 14 to IS years.
Silk Jersey Petticoats
?in the wanted two-tone colorings?
Every woman knows what these petticoats are
really worth, so you can imagine how long
they will be here at this special price of $3.95.
The workmanship and the*quality of the mate?
rial are rigid, each model is finished with ac?
cord?on pleated flounce, and almost every
wanted coloring is represented. Third Floor
Get Heady for 'April
SUN AND RAIX
M adc of finest quality silk
with contrasting borders
over 8 ribbed Paragon
frames. Handles of hake
lite or leather, with tips
and stub ends, in the lat?
est, most convenient
styles. Positively cannot
be duplicated anywhere in
New York at this price.
-of naturally wavy hair
of excellent quality?
5.95 6.45 7.95
With one of these trans?
formations to aid you. a
perfectly arranged coif?
fure is assured. Every
shade?except gray and
Wc Are Now Featuring
For Women and Misses
Plastique Corsets are ex?
clusive with Saks & Com?
pany and toasts m ?any
features which make them
far more desirable than
any other make?features
which are appreciated by
women all over America.
Models for Street, Even?
ing and Sport Wear
Each with a patent bon?
ing which gives to the
figure unusual support,
regardless of the posture
of the body.
Ten Styles?front laced
5.00 to 13.00
laced? 5.50 to 39.50
For Matron or the
At Surprisingly Low
One Skin Russian
Sable Scarf.... 100.00
One Skin Hudson
Bay Sable Scarf 49.50
Two Skin Hudson
Bay Sable Scarf 89.50
One Skin Stone
Marten Scarf.. . 29.50
Two Skin Stone
Marten Scarf... 59.50
One Skin Baum
Marten Scarf. . 39.50
One Skin J&p
Marten Scarf. . 29.50
Two Skin Jap -
Marten Scarf. . 49.50
One Skin Mink
Two Skin Mink
Fox Scarfs in brow n
or taupe. 39.50
Wolf Scarfs (dved
blue) ..:...... 29.50
We Will Offer Mondan the
New Fringe Trimmed Crepe de Chine
' Frocks for Women
at the nexc low //rire of
Paris aptly demonstrates
the possibilities of silk
fringe?she uses it with a
lavish hand, and achieves
the instant success which
one might expect.
The frock pictured gains
its smartness from the
four rows of silk fringe
that keep time with one's
movements ? a row
around the sleeves for
company, and a hit of
lace vestee to soften the
whole. In navy, black,
brown and white. Sizes
34 to U.
Our Entire Remaining Stock of
Cloth Frocks for ?Vomcn
Reduced to Almost Half
In Tricotine, Poiret twill and serge.
Reg. 100.00 and 125.00 69.30 ?9..50 2.5.00
Now 75.00 39.50 29.50 15.95
The Misses' Shoe Department Will Hold Monday
A Sale of
Pumps and Oxfords for Misses
Just because they are prac?
tical and will wear well,
is no reason for not being
smart, so these combine
all the qualities that a
shoe should possess.
Tan Russia Calfskin and Patent Coltskin develop
them, solid leather has been used throughout, and
the workmanship is all that it should be. Sizes
2?/2 to 7. Widths AA to D.
"Pony" Riding Habit
Ven- slim of line and very modish of model, this
trim little habit is tailored primarily for comfort
and freedom of action, knowing that smartness
and becomingness are sure to follow?which, of
course, they do.
Developed in all-wool homespuns. Silk lined and
rubber protected. Sixth Floor
SAKS k COMPANY
Introduce the "Arleigh"
A New Sleeved Coat for Misses
?it leans a little toward coat
and wrap?and is more capti?
vating than either.
Smart enough for any occa?
sion, and while it begins with
a decided trimness of line,
flares smartly from the hips
as did the coats of the demure
maiden in M id-Victorian days.
Sleeves are fitted at the arm
hole, terminating in a decided
bell effect. Elaborate stitch?
ing provides the contrast
in typical youthful fashion.
Tricotine is the material?of
excellent quality. The sash of
satin with silk fringe ends.
S?c<mrf F lo?*