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Pr*?ion?of $7.964,399 Paid
to 909 Pprsows? in Last
Fifteen Year-*, Report
0f Foundation Shows
f^teni May Be Extended
f)ireetors Studyuig Feasi?
bly of F u r n i s h i n g
?Di ?a b i 1 i * y Insurance
?. ftfttttth ?anual report of the :
I fcrr.ee?'-' : ??-d"l;0n '",' tIi0 ?-thnuiC?*?-1
?eat rf Tm?*1** "**** W?Wle y?a*ta3r- '
",_, ?,ate< that the total resource- o?
that ?rgani?ation i?*smou?t to *2*.'
?ono *nd tht? during the fift?n
Snaf i?? ?**w,era?7JMfW "1 rv
tfriu ojfrwaapw a"d ?*nsi??a have
l-aVn distributed to M?perM*a.
Of twa ,?tter suni s<,2o*00? h*8 been
?alita faf?*r t*?*k?'fs l>?~ ?Harvaird,
t&igOOi t* former teachers of Yale and
<*<?m!oOO to former teachers of Colttm
. *jr,v(,r?-,t\ Sixteen other universi
;' j,trfi each received between one
^*f tw.0 hur.dr?*ii thousand dollars each,
?"?e r9aaia?J?i has gone to eighty dif
'^rent institut ons. ?There aro now
lM~*t,tive ,3SO retiring allowances and
?v9 widows' pensiona, fifty-seven of
?'hie*5 WK? granted iti the last year.
?iuiiir.g *n annual expenditure of
.<? <}'}':<?. The average retiring : - -
.ace ??id is S?-"'*?^
$3,35t?,7l7 in Insurance
f>.i Teach??r--' ir.scrance and Annuity
\sj?xiat!or. of America, which '.va? es
fgtyjfdted by 'ho foundation through al
?:ft ci S-?"""?'?"'" :-' '''??" urance
"? inanity protection for ??: lege
teachers wil rhead charges, has j
.-ritten 653 ir.rura:1??,? policies covering
?3S<5,747 of ii irai ce and 56*1 annuity
contracts ? ling V 24.398 am nal in
,me ?>* retirement. At ti e presen!
??- r_:e a being madt
>av of fon ng i ntrt :.:?>' lisabi
Daring the ~.??-1 year three ii stit;
?ions?Bryn Mawr College, Queen's
?Jniversitj *nd Whitman College?-were
?died to the list of associated institu
?0138, and twelve institutions adopted
:'ae new plan of coni.racr.ua! annuities
ti ?diiitior t.? the twenty-nine which
.already had done so.
TV- new retii ;::g ar.cwar.ee system oi?
Buvard University is discussed at
teme length in the n-port. By this
rlan each teacher appointed for more
[kan ?"ira ; ear is required to allot 10
sex cent oi his ?-r.ua! .salary to a fund
which is to be invested by the corpora
3:on, ar.d to he used, together with its
accumulations, to purchase at his re
?irement an annuity in s?j'.r.e company
approved by the corporation.
Weaknesses* Pointed Oat
The soundness of requiring obliga?
tory participation through annual pay
tsents or. the one hand and the objec?
tions to placing or. the teacher the en?
tire cost of establishing a plan that is
not contractual, ar.d the lack of protec?
tion in ou**?? of permanent disability or
premature death, are pointed out.
Of the rota! resources of the founda?
tion $15.192,000 belong to the perma
. as: general endowment, $7,571,000 to
' i ttsewe iund to be spent in the re?
tiren-, er. t during the next sixty years of
teachers r.ow in the associated institu?
tions, $i.260,000 to the endowment of
'J.*? division of educational inquiry and
"! to a reserve fund to be ex?
pended in aiding universities and col?
leges to adopt the new plan of con
Curran Would Aid Schools
Recommends Leaving Finances
to Board. Not City
t Henry II. Curran, president of the
orough of Manhattan, speaking at a
luncheon conference of the Public i
Education Association at the Hotel '?
Commodom yesterday, recommended
the financial independence of the
school system throughout the city. Ho
said the making of the budget tor the
schools should be put in the hands of
the Board of Education and not left
to the city government.
"The object of this," he ?aid, "in to
tel! the whole story of the cost of
public education within the City of
New \ork, by one budget, separate and i
apart trom thi? budget, for strictly
municipal functions, such as police, fire
Frederick Chambers, assistant auditor
ot the Board of education, and Otty
tomptroller Charles L. Craig wore
1 7 New York Militia
Units Ordered Disbanded
0 Stl ? .a- ?
ALBANY, April >.?. Adjutant General
1 Leslie Kincaid fco-day announced the
disbanding of seventeen National
Guard units in eonformitv with tie re?
vest made by Governor Miller, who
has investigated National Guard re?
quirements and reached the decision
that these uni;--. are not necessary un- j
der the plan for ti?.- organisation of
the Guard as outlined by th? War De?
partment. The disbanding of these
units will result m a saving or' about
?125.000, it is 7a,,;.
The units to be discontinued are:
Platoon of Company <4, 3d Infantry,
H rock port: Company E, 3d Regiment
Infantry, ? anandaigaa; second platoon,
Company B. 3d Infantry. Clyde; Com-j
par.y ('. 4th Battalion Infantry, Corn?
ing; Company of 7'lth Infantry, Hast
Aurora; platoon of Company A, -1th
Battalioi Infantry, Monteur Palls;
platoon of Company l?, 3d Infantry.
Newark; Company H. 10th Infantry.
Oneiciu; platoon <>f Company K. 4th
Battalion Infantry, Owcgo; platoon of
Company H, 3d Infantry, Williamson;
platoon of Company G, 10th Infantry,
Cooperatown; platoon ?4.' Companj !'.
4th Battalion Infantry, Deposit; pla?
toon af Company r. :;.d infantry, M?s
sena; machine gun company, 1st In?
fantry, Pine Plains; second platoon,
Company I?. 2d Infantry, Plattsburg;
i?;u4: m gui company, lOth Infantry.
Rome; Company F, 1st Infantry, War?
Women Voters to Convene
League With 2.000.000 Mem?
bers in S?ession To-morroM
CLEVELAND, April P.?The National
League of Women Voters, with ap?
proximately 2,000,000 members in the
forty-eight states, will open its rjecond
annual convention here Monday with
about 1,000 delegates and alternates,]
representing the membership in its
first convention since women were
given the right to vote. The conven
: ion will last through the week and <
will bring to Cleveland many of the
most prominent women in the country. .
Republican and Democratic women
alike, their partisanship forgotten, will
he here. One of the most important
things the convention is expected to
seek is a method of getting the na?
tional Administration to pass a law to
protect the mothers of the country and
Corbett antl Rosa Ponselle
Are Callers at White House
From The Tribune'* Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON. April 9.- -Two Broad
wav stars called at the White House
to-dav to pay their respects to the
President. The first was the statuesque
Rosa Ponselle. prima donna of the
Metropolitan Opera Company, who ar?
rived at noon with her entourage of
accompanist?, managers and attendants.
The other caller was James J. Cor?
bett, former heavyweight champion of
the world. "Gentleman Jim" strode m
mi quietly and quickly as to be almost
North Carolina Society Plans
Supper-Dance at VI aldorf
The North Carolina Society wiH'givtV
a supper dance April 27 at the Waldorf
Astoria. The patronesses are Mrs.
Charles Baskerville, Mrs. George Gordon
Battle, Mrs. R. M. Brannon, Mrs. IL C.
Cowles, Mrs. Frank L. Fuller, Mrs-.
Ralph II. Graves, Mrs. George-H. Mal
lett, Mrs. Frank C. Mcbane, Mrs. Junius
Parker. Mrs. John S. Primrose, Mr*.
W. B. Pritchard and Mrs. R. E. Reeves.
Records Indicate JVomen Are
Men's Intellectual Superiors
Washington Square College Report Cards Give 48
Females Rating of 84.46% and Same Number of
Males 76.91%; Devote More Hours to Studies
women students arc intellectually
superior to men.
That is what, the report cards of
forty-eight men and those of an equal
'.umber of women in Washington
Square College of New York Univer
Eighty-three women had AV; 107.
B*a; 71, C's; 27. D's; 4, E'a, and I, F.
Among the e?jual number of men 46
had A's; 100. B's; 78, C's; 18, D's; 4,
E'a, and 2. F's.
The women, in other words, had al?
most twice as many A's as the men,
while the latter had nearly twice as
many failures ?s the women.
The marks. averaged. give the
women 84.4G per cent, and tue men
"6.91 per cent. It is not only in Wash- '
ingtou Square College that women's
grades are superior to men's. In Mid-!
dlebury College the percentage for I
women during the semester 1920-*21 |
was 83.02 pe?- cent, in comparison with
the 78.21 per cent average of the men..
The fact that more women are being
admitted to tin* Phi Beta Kappa than
men is cited as additional proof of !
their mental superiority. '?The biologi-!
cal reason for this." said Professor Ru- j
dolph M. Binder, "?s that men are morel
muscular and active than women. '
Therefore, since book education is a
static affair, the application to books ?
is less natural for men than for |
"Moreover, men'- hours are more
irregular than tho.se of women. While j
women are often engaged in study in
the evening, men go out."
J, E. Lough, professor of psychology
at the university, believes that it de
ner.ris on the kind of work as to
whether the man or the woman is the
bettor student. "In the mathematics.
government, economics and sciences
boys, excel," said Professor Lough.
"but in language work, literature and
English the girls are superior. The
reason is that practical -subjects are
favored by the boys, because they ex?
pect to use them in later life. The
average girl, however, does not expect;
t s use 'math' and science."
Statistics prove Professor Lough's
assertion. The favorite subject. o<" the
men is the mo-t disliked by the wom?
en, and vice versa. Out of 40 men
students, 14 gave mathematics as their*
best-liked subject and 12 English as
their most disliked. Out of an equal
PRICES OF HATCH PRODUCTS
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to meet the need of the hour.
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MATINEE IDOL CHOCOLATES
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r i ?iiher of women student?* 11 gav?>
English as their best-liked subject,
v. hile IC gave mathematics e.h their
i ???st disliked.
"'I be reason that girls get higher
grades than the mon," Hccording to
Professor Horno, "is that most 'exams'
evolve memory. If they were based
o:i practical judgment, the boys would
Messrs. hoggins and Kraemcr, of the
department of English, hold opposing
views. "The bright hoy shines more
than the bright girl," says Mr, I.og
?118, "hut the dull boy Is duller than
thi dull girl."
?'Not so," contends Mr. Kraemer,
"the boy is more average than the
girl. When she is good, she i very,
very good, hut when she is stupid, she's
"The girls apply tbemselvec more,"
said Dean John R, Turner.
-Arid they need to, because the col?
lege course i.s more adapted to mer
than to women. If dancing and knit
t ng, which are just as Important as
Greek, were put into the curriculum,
tht work would be more suitable for1
Statistics hear oui Lean Turner's i
statement that girls apply themselves
more. Not only do they nctually ap?
ply themselves more ? they study i
longer. An average of the time forty
three women and forty-three men put
on school work outside of class each dav |
was taken. It showed that men studied J
but one hour out of twenty-four, while |
\ ?men studied two hours out of six.
Columbia Prodigy in Show
He Vt ill Be if Part Can Be Found
in "You'll Never Know"
Edward Bochie Hardy, the twelve-i
year-old freshman, is going to take i
part: in the annual Columbia varsity !
show if the management can think up ;
something dignified for him to do in ,
it by April 20, when the show is to bo
given at the Hotel Astor.
The show ?s called "You'll Never
Know," and there aren't any Sanscrit
ers in it or any of the other foreign?
ers with whose languages Edward is ?
so familiar, so the difficulty of finding
a part for him is a vexatious one.
Nevertheless, the management ?*>
confident that Edward would be a Feat
filling attraction and is determined :
put him into the show. Edward him?
self 4- ready to do a song ami dance
or 'most anything, but the authorities
have decided that he must do some?
thing befitting a prodigy.
On Allotting War Relics
?Requests From Mun?cipalitie?
Besiege Member?; 5,000 Bills
Introduced La-it Session
WASHINGTON, April 9.?Besiegad by
requests from municipalities in their
districts for some of tbe guns captured
by the American? from the Germans
and Austrian?, members of Congress
who have arrived in Washington for the
special session beginning Monday are
wondering how they can get the sur?
rendered war material out of the ware?
house at Port Newark terminal. New
Jersey, where it has been stored since
arriving in the United ?States.
Thousand*? of field and machine guns,
trench mortars and rifles and nearly
a million smaller articles, ranging from
ornamented helmets to Uhlan lances,
were brought back from Europe by the
victorious Yanks, but their distribution
as relics has been delayed by a dead?
lock in Congress as to the method o1
assigning them to localities.
Approximately 5.00U measures pro
vlding for distribution of the relics tc
various communities went into the hop
p?r during the last Congress.
Harding Invited to Attend
B'rith Abraham ?Conventior
From The Tribune/a Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, April ?.?Judge Gus
lave Hartmann, of New York, headed ?
delegation from the Independent Orde
j of B'ritii Abraham to call on the Pr?s-,
I ?dent to-day and extend him an invita
'; tion to attend the convention in Atlan
, tic City May 15. The President said
, he would make every effort to attend,
and, if unable to do so, would send a
personal representative. Max L. Hol
, land?r, Adolph Rosenbaum and Max
j Eckert, ell of New York City, were
! members of the committee which called
'. at: the White House.
?Mme. Lipkowska in Recital
Beautiful Voice Charms in Light
Song? at Costume Affair
The latest comer in the field of cos
i ttime recitals is Mme. Lydia Lipkowska,
] who appeared at Carnegie Hall yester
! day afternoon. Already known for her
i work in opera and in recitals of a con
: ventional nature, she brings to this
, other form of aesthetic expression much
; that i:? pleasing to the eye and grateful
? to the ear. She charmed not only by
? the daintiness and grace of her person
, but by the beauty of her voice in light
' songs by Dargomyski, Glinka, Rimsky
Korsakoff. Weckerlin, Brunau, La Forge
and other composers, which did not re?
quire elaborate feats of technical skill.
The Russian. French and old Eng isa
songs afforded the opportunity for cor
j responding costumes. All three were
j charming, but, her?el:' a Russian. Mme.
Lipkowska wore with particular difl
; tinction the Russian dress designed by
j the Russian artist, Nicholas Roeriek.
A Message From The President
Of The Cadillac Motor Car Company
Year after year it has been necessary for
us, at this season, to caution prospective
buyers of the Cadillac Motor Car against
possible disappointment in the matter of se?
The necessity was never more urgent, as it
is our conviction that the months of May
and June, and the remainder of the year,
will witness the greatest shortage of Cadillac
Cars in the history of the company.
The Cadillac Company is firmly committed
to the policy of building 8-cylinder cars
which will continue to be the Standard of
Present prices on Cadillac ^otor Cars will remain unchanged throughout the year 1921.
CADILLAC iMOTOR CAR COMPANY
R. H. COLLINS, President and General Manager