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THE SUN, MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1913.
DWYER STARTS WAR
ON SUNDAY CONCERTS
Polico lusur-ftm Instructs t'ni
fniiis to Sop Thrntre
liinv Is 01pyed.
NO .MOUK "SACRED" SHOWS
'iiti'olmrn to Inspect Ver
fitniuinccs mill HepoH
'ullii Inspector Dwyer ft.v t'd las: nlsht
n ftili'! crusade In inform the law us It
irl.itr In Slind iv night "sacred conceits."
Karly In I hp evening ttinjifctor Dwyer,
when- district extends m the west side
of tho illy fiiim Forty-second to 110th
strut, Instructed tin- vurliiuH police cap
tains In 111." omiinaiid. to sec to It that
the laws, w hi' li mariaiiois of late have
hcllcvid were i.whcr clastic, weie followed
to the strict letter of the law.
The inspection district takes In prac
tleally sill of the su-c.ilh-d Uto.vlway the
mn, ami many of the prominent vaud
P.arh captain was Instructed to dctnll
tripled men, who were not to make it,
perfunctory repot t hut to state conditions
as they founil them. Theatre managers
knew nothing Inst night of Inspector
Twjcr's uctlon ami It is expected that
following the report to-day of the vari
ous men detailed to the theatre.
i-pveral managers will lie summoned to the
Went Sldo police court In West Fifty
Inspector Dwyer said last night that
wlillo there had been spasmodic efforts
by thn police nt varlouH times to see that
the so-called Sunday law una not violated
In the theatres, the managers would take
chances. Several In recent weeks, he said,
had heen summoned to court and lined,
only to attempt another violation within
"As ii matter of fact I hope Inspector
Dw.ver doe make us all observe the law,"
a.ild tho manager of a theatre which gives
"concerts only on Sunday nights. "We
aie nil violating the law. Think of It: the
curtain cannot he loweied and raised!
furniture may not be moved: we may
hnvfl no nets In costume, no blackface
nets, no acrobatic not, no unlmal acts. As
the law stands It Is not popular with the
theatregoer. I'erhapK the Inspector's ac
tion may result in some legislation which
will glvo us a little more latitude In
pleasing our Sunday night patrons."
The action of Inspector Dwyer will ionie
as a surprise to the theatre managers, as
no Inkling of his purpose had leake.il out.
On many Monday mornings a report
which varied little from the following
has appeared on police blotters ,
"Captain In response to jour order of
1 visited the theatre last night
In company with Ofllcer . 1 sraw no
violation of the law."
Such reports. Inspector Dwer explained
last night, would not do lu the future.
He wasn't sure luft what would be the
res'ilt of Iat night's activity.
"Hut we will throw the fear of the. Jaw
In Hip nnnagcts for next Sunday," he
CITY SAVES $12,081,223.28.
Comptroller's Mil tenient Minns This
t wir' 11 ii it ii i' I ii I Trnnsiif lions.
i 'oinptr illi r l'ieiidergiit. In his state-riu-
of the nflaits nf the Department of
rmantr tor the Hist ten mouths of 1915,
shows that the citv lu.s saved from its
Cppiotnatioii. ,n the years HMO. 1911 and
1512 JlJ.fiil,:?. "s. This has been paid
Into the gincial tund for the reduction
T.iM' collected for the fust ten inonlhs
an-ountfil to Stol3'.'.i:'. Otlur reve
nues made til" total of this class of re
ceipt $1 S3.ti,i.I!ift, as compared to )t.0,
OSl.STC for the llrt ten months of 1912.
nett-ipts from loans weie 31!i,lSl,n32,
and the tot.il r-oeipts from all sources
for tho ten months period were J473,9i;3,
an against f 392,0Cn,.1S2, the chief
cause for the difference being that $71,
unn.noo more revenno bonds were sold to
the publli In this year's period.
Total net i ash p. i ments during the
first ten months weio 4til,l,4.'iS, as
against 1,(mi,j7 I In 191 2. tho largest
cause for the Increase being the redemp
tion of corporate- stock notes, for vvhtim
$iriti.""l,tlf was paid In 1913 and JG7.-10".-7n
In tin tin months period of 191 2.
The total out'fiy for new water supply
foi the ten months was $ll,9;s,313: In
r.'pid transit i distinction, Ji:.ISS.(i,".
The outlay lor Improvements and better
ments through the lloinugh Fiesidrnts' of
fices lu the coiisti uctlon of highways,
sewcre, Are., aggregated $12.'jC9,6:M.
Payrolls for education, health and sani
tation, protection of person and property,
charities. Department of f 'orrectlon.
Judges, Depaitments of Wnter Supply and
Docks and Kernes aggregated $JS,JS7, l",9,
which equal 78.71 per cent, of the total
paj roll expenditure.
PATIENT COP LANDS BURGLAR.
tins I'liht AVItb Man Who forties
l-rom llnrlem Store.
The l.uiclar ulnrrn for liscl.'it, Car
li.irt .t Oi.'h Htruo at HI Hast l".tli street
inn? hi tli l;asl i:i;t!i street police station
at u A. M. e.ilenlay and three police
men vmi' sent out i InvestlBate. They
( .niM llml no eviileiicu that tho More had
heen i hi. red
At A M the alaim rans acaln and
the jiolii i ineii viete sent haik. This time
they found a irlndoiv luoken. They en
! red ami M'arihi-d, hut euuld tlnd no one.
Aft. r that they cairm out and set up a
v, ai i.
The alarm rnn a third time nf 7 A
M , mid a lew minutes later I'olleeman
Mt.il , ulm ve.is hiding in a doorway
acrotB tho Mreet, saw a 111.111 roinn out
nt a side entrance. Vltale ran after the
man. callltm' to him to halt. He didn't,
hi the polliTmun llml several shots Into
The ehiire thnt followed tool; Vltale
nvtr H'vcral h!;-,h femes and finally up
ii lire enipe in a nne stoiy eMcnslon
of the store, l'roiu the mof the huiKlar
h apeil Into n flash heap. Vltale' leaped
after tilm. Tliire waa a tussle, the end
of vvhlili as still In iloulit when aid
.M.islsti.ite Hotiso lu the Harlem unlit
lield the man. who paid ho wns .hum's
Mm ray, i IdlnR at the .Sylvan Hotel,
r:"d Mrrct .mil Third avenue, In S""fl0
had for iA,imiriatoi:
FLOOD DEATHS PUT AT 500.
Ill') mi, Tel., rliiiiulier ut I'uiiiiuerre
l'"nnT WoiiTIl, Te' Dee. 7. Willi flood
waters reddlni;, a van w. of jcllnw
vvali-r ha heeii rushliiK town id Hie tlulf
lor thrno days, not only ilettioylug i,
nnd propeity hut cveiy lueiiiiH 'of com
niimiiation. The Known deaths apprnxlnialu 100,
tnit the Iir.inn f'lininlier of fominerce Is.
Mied nil iiiinouncenu'iit placliiK the death
UK there and at Iliiirne nt r.aii. They
I cached this cMlmato l,y Inahlllty to find
families tlmt had lived in ili'Hlroyed homeH
nnd wrrn not Men after ihelr houses were
struck hy the toiient.
Six thoiikand weie iiiade homeless in the
vicinity of Ilryan and llrarno and with
thousands of trftinces at Temie. (1.
KisnRe, Austin, Navasota, Marlln, Helton.
Waco. Waxahachlo and rolinnhus, thn
total Is more than 20,nnn. Tiny nre uf.
ferine from luck of food.
CIVIC FEDERATION TO MEET.
Mny qnestlons o Be Dlacaaaed nt
Three Dr Kraalon.
The fourteenth annual meeting of the I
National Clvlu Federation will be held nt
tho Hotel Astor on December 11, 1 2 and
13, The Federation some time ago sent 1
a commission representing state commis
sions, employers and the Ameitcan Fed
eration of tabor Into all the States which
have had workmen's compensation acts
to Inquire Into the results. This com
mission will repoit to tho Federal! il
the Saturday morning session.
Other questions to he taken up by the
Federation Include: The extension of tho
legislation by which railway strikes have
been prevented tho last year to meet the
situation In the copper mines In Michigan,
the coal mines In Colorado and the team
sters' troubles In Minneapolis ; tho pot-sl-hlllty
of the necessity for an amendment
to the Sherman law as a result of the
I'nlted States Supreme Court decision
that department stores have the right to
cut tho prices of copyrighted books Irie- ,
spectlve of the wishes of the publishers;
the exemption of the trade unions mid
fanners' organisations from the opera
tion of the Sherman act, and the admin- I
Istratlon of the pure food and drug laws. I
The annual dinner will be held nt the
Astor on Friday night. The guests of .
honor will be Mayor-elect Mltchel nnd
Frank 1. Walsh, chairman of the Federal
Industrial Helattnns Commls-slon.
JANE ADDAMS SPEAKS HERE.
Snr Men llrrngnlir Xnvr the Vnlne
nf Wo in en.
The fame of Jano Addam proved suffi
cient yesterday morning, In spite of ;i
downpour, to fill Carnegie Hall In everv
part save the topmost gallery. Without
once mentioning woman suffiage Miss
Addams made n strong suffrage, address.
She referred to It always as the feminist
movement, far broader than mere otltig,
"t'niler conditions such as are obtain
In now," she said, "men nnd women for
get their positions In society, lu politics, In
business, and realize the value of each
other as men and women. Thev stand
side by side.
"In the Itall.-an troubles the feminist
part was conspicuous. Men had to re
allxe tho value of women. Just so men
have to recognize their m1ua in At.iAfi,".
Women urn playing their parts more, I
shouldering burdens, helping others. Sai
what one will, the feminine asset Is here.
It Is more and more used, and as It Is
used and produces results not obtained
before. It Is and must be recognized.
"In New Zealand women hnve voted
for fully twenty-five yeais. and In that
country the birth late Is the highest lu
the world nnd the Infant death rate the
lowest. Tills answers the charge that
women, given the vote, might neglect
NEW SOCIAL CODE FOR
I'fli'tMits Decide Younalers Must
Hereafter Lead the
Montl'J.aIR. N. J . Dec. 7 All who save
their views being of the opinion that the
children of .Monlrlalr are going much too
fat a paee .socially and that conn thing
tdiould be done to correct them, a commit
tee, eltcted at a general meeting hre l.i."t
night, will formulate a coei.il rode to
which most of the youngsters will be
The Hev. IMgar . Wicis. Mrn William
T. lioiicM. imfidrtit of the .Nik .Jcimiv
i-eueration or w omen s i miis, anil .in.
Krank A. Arnold, wife of a New Yorki
publisher, who comprise the lommlltee.
ure not eoliilf to iut only their own views
Into tile code. They will consult with
practically every social organization In
Montclalr before they decide Just what
the children should mid should not do.
Saturday nlfi-ht's meetlus was well at
tended and was serious in the main.
thoUKh a few of tl men prof nt seemed
to take the proposition ns n Joke and to
have a llttlo ft with those had: of It.
One wanted to know, for Instance, If the
old fashioned "klsrltiK Kani"?," such as
tuwt office. Were emwlilei.il Inn w IMIv
exciting for the jouth of the town to I
A blp batch of Itiouliles was
throuchout the town and -Oe aiiseis
in were i
received. Frank F !ray, head of the
local Hoy Scouts, who staited this move, j
ment. reported that those who aiiueied
were uulforiuly of the opinion that thn
children are deReneratiliK because they
pay more attention to amusements of a
trivial sort than to their lessons.
To tho iiuehiion of what form of amuse
ment now III viiKUe was disapproved of thn
responding Montclalr parents illd not like
the taiiRo, the tuikev trot, the bunny hui
and muIi, Man., object, U lo vauinville
nnd some to moving pictures. ,
l'lnper amusements were susgestcd by
many. dikIi as nthletics, outdoor exercises
and moving picture'
The general opinion was that all social
functions lor children 10 years old should
b held In the afti moons; for children of
IS S o'clock In the evening should b tho
limit, nnd for nil oihers, up to In years,
1 1 :20 in the evening. Friday was the
day most favored by the parents for uny
functions, because, there Is no school on
Any parents who wish may subscribe
to the code. All these nrn expected to
forbid their children to participate In any
entertainments or social diversions which
do not conform to the rules.
It will bo several weeks before the code
will be Itaued.
CALLS CONVENTION FUTILE.
OrnistiT Mi'llnm T bin Us I'resliten-
tlnl IVIninry 111 1 1 Mill I'n.s.
Ormsby Mcllnrg, an opponent of William
Harnes. Jr., and a proponent for the
reunion of the Itepublicnns and the Pro
gresslvts, pointed out jesterda)' that It
undoubtedly would be futile for the Na
tional Republican Committee, which meets
In Washington one week from to-morrow,
to call u Republican national convention,
He said that if 1'iesldent Wilson Insisted
on forcing through Congress a national
direct primary bill lor lh nomination
of I'l'esldrntlal candidates the llepubllcan
convention would be of no purposiH what
ever. "I am personally opporril lo such n
national convention at this time," ho said,
"and an 1 am sure that ITesident Wilson
will do his utmost to have thn hill enacted
Into law 1 seu no reason whaliver lor
the Republicans convening lu convention
a short time, after such law has been
passed by Congress."
PENALTY FOR BARE HATPINS.
HiiIIiih of tlllKllxh .ludtte filvlliK
llmmiur fur Wound Meets I'avor.
KnglMi l kuI innsaKines have Just been
received here commenting on a ureal do
els on b Judge, llarriugtoii In tlie Wails
woith lounty oour t In lawlaud lu which
d images aie nwauleil to'a woiiiau who
wim uoiindeii in the heck by an tin
protected hatpin woin by another woman
while both weie hoarding an omnibus.
The mint h"ld that it was unnecessary to
prove any oilier uslU:encu than the wear
lug of a hatpin without u glial d,
(em h din die and the Ni.w York ,oic
Jmiiiuil, the two le.idlnir legal publica
tions nf New V oi I, fit) comment mi the
decision lu ill I .'lit Imiucs am utvc tlie
Hoard of Aldermen to pass nidluanccs
prohibiting the weailng of uiiguaided hat
pins hern because the Kngllsh decision,
"a3 a Itgal proposition is entirely nor-
reel," They suggest that the New York
laws will nlbn permit a person to recover
unmuzes who pas pecu injured by a
2 FOR 25c
TEDDY BEARS, WATCH
OUT! TIM IS ABROAD
f(' Ill-ion Children Send
Warning Thnt liullrtop
litis Kun Away.
HAS LIKING FOR WHALES'
Learned Sabotage Last Summer
When He Lived in Bis Bill
A gloom more subtle and pervading
than that engendered by the Ixmdonegque
we.ithir of yesterday hung all day In
filmy sheets about the artltlc Interior of
th-llttle house at 13 West Kleventh street
in which lives Mary Heaton Vorfe. tho
Xlrn. Vorae, who Is Mrs. Joseph O'Brien
In private life, did her best to cheer things
up by coming down to 3 o'clock dinner In
a vague, shadowy. Indescribable some
thing of a gown consisting largely of sea
green net with lvcr spangles.
Hut It was no use. The Voise rhlldrrn,
Heaton and Kllen, refused, as ill it Haelul
of old. to be comforted and went sadly
away with a little maid to walk comfort
lessly In the tain.
The Vorse-O'Ilrlen sorrow. It was
learned yesterday III the gloom of the liv
ing room. Is all over Tint Hulllvan. Ilea-
ton's and Kllcn's big bulldog, whom they
suspect of having, run away from his more
,..fAri .i.u hn,n m nr.-i, ile s:ilit
., .ii-,..,,,hr t..,iiv i..h in some
uniegenerate quarter of tlie city,
It vva on Friday last that HI Tim.
who Is as full of pedlKtee as an eitg of
meat, tool; advantiiKe nf the laxity of the
cook In the basement and showed himself
a white stieak In the dim distances of
Kleventh strict to an agonized following.
Cook milt Mnld Lose Job.
After an Interview with he.r master anJ
mistress the cook went forth weepltiK to
return no mine, taklnit with her the up
stairs i-ervlnB maid, who happens to be
her slst r.
Oiher capable nanus came to prepare i
...i . .- .i... .1... .. ...
i)(irsiltlieiu liir inr w eiii nn, ru um, (iuu
,,f it ,uis at reht. but HIk Tim came no I
more. Tim fam.lv i snoke remlntscentlv of I
'Tim had a penchant for rolling among
dead whales," sighed Mrs. O'Brien.
"Whenever we rnlsMil him at I'rovlnce.
town In the summer 'Ve knew that he
could be found on the wharves wallowing
among the whale, or blaolitlsh as they
Here mllfil. of the day's catch.
I "Tlie-i he would i.omu home smelling
liKf oiii units, .is inc Miy uii ine cape.
-m. never iltn 11k.- real perfumery: I
tr,.,i u on him." Interrupted Heaton.
lie was ,1i nth on teddy bears and dolls.
Ho has carried off at bast slv of Kllen's
bi.iiH uiul wo found them Inter In a
secluded spot under some pine trees dis
membered nnd burled beside some dolls
with fractured limbs."
Prnlse From Ills Owners.
"Jtather an astounding animal, lsnt
he"" asked thn caller.
"Oh, I consldir him thoroughly normnl,"
replied Mrs. O'Hrlen. a little hurt.
"Yes, nnd when he tights he always
licks, and the blood that's on him when
he nines liomn Is never his own," said
Heaton with emphasis.
"You sec," went on Mrs. O'Hrlen, "he
ionics from an nrtlstlc household from
Kthcl Watts .Mumford-Ornnt'H kennels.
"Where did he learn about sabotage?
Oh, ho lived most of the time last sum
mer In HIg lllll Haywood'H bungalow at
rrovlnotov. il, where he met Jc.siin Ashley,
Fred Hoyd and other I. V, W. leaders."
At this point the new little maid came
to take away F.llen and Heaton, who had
decided during thn conversation that they
wanted to see the new fish from tho
Amazon that climb ladders nt tho
"rlenso find Tim for us," was their
CAR HURLS COFFIN TO STREET.
llrnrsr Smashed nud Driver
A hearse (nri.ilng tho body of Mis,
Annie Ader of & St. Mark's place to the
Havsldo i.'euietiry lit Queen wan struck
by a Hereon street ttolley car cat; at
l.lbeily and Kallioml avenues, Fast New
Vmk, .vesteulav afternoon.
The hearse was smashed and the coffin
nai thrown Into the slrct. The driver,
Isaac StulzenbuiB of 172 Avenue H, suf
fered several broken tlbs and Internal
liijmlcs, and was taken to the Hrndford
Street Hospital, Hoth horses wtro thrown
down but weio not badly Injured.
The coffin was put Into a wagon and
the funeial procession resumed Its way.
OTTO H. KAHN FULLY RECOVERS.
.No III llfteeU From FalntlnaT Spell
nnd .ovv on Way Home.
Clllu'Aiio, Hec. 7. Otto II. Kahn of
Kuhn, l.oeb Co., who collapsed during
u banquet speech here last night, started
for New York to-day after fully recover
ing from the Indisposition which caused
bis fnlntuess. Mr, Kahn as chairman of
thn executive committee) of the Metropoli
tan 11 rand Opera Company was a guest
at n dinner given by John C. Shaffer to
SflO friends who have assisted In getting
grand opera firmly established here and
to n number of operatic stars,
Mr. Knlin'a collapse was attributed to
the beat ot the banquet halt,
is the mark of
TROY'S BEST PRODUCT
The reputation enjoyed by
Earl & Wilson was attained
alone upon the merit of its
merchandise. Our trade
mark on your shirts and
collars is a guarantee of fit.
quality and service.
EARL & WILSON
MAKERS OF TROY'S BEST PRODUCT
PROTEST ON SEAMEN'S BILL
I'anrnirr oeltlon Mn It Would
The seamen'H bill recently p.issi hy
th United States Semite and now pending
before the Houe Is attacked In a folder
Issued hv the Association of Passenger
IIM Vlirv ,vi ,'- rittKC't'rt ...-.-.-...
presented In the following summ.irJ en
titled "What the bill would do for the.
nicrlcan public pntronlzlng the steam
ship lint" of the Ureal Kikes, bays and
"Put an end to the most convenient,
eoaifurtablc, safest means of travil In the
"Ston low priced rxcurslons and prevent
Inexpensive water travel.
"Iletard the development of many Oreat
Lakes cities that are now prosperous be
caU5e of cheap water transportation.
"Close many lake summer resorts,
where thousands go for dally, week end
or summer outings.
"Cause the abandonment of all exclu
sive passenger and almost all combined
passensvr and package freight lines with
their low rates and fast time for ship
ments of fruits and perishable produce.
"Destroy the greatest regulators of
freight rates and passenger fares In
"Cripple shipbuilding and other lake
enterprln's valued at millions of dollar.'.
"Deprive thousands of wage, earners of
tho opportunity of earning a livelihood In
their present vocations."
TALLY OF TOILERS AND
HOURS IN FACTORIES
Stale Lalior Department Finds
Total of l.tiM.K.n Work
S.UI.NT. Dec. 7.--Ill the tV.V.M f.lc-
toiies In New Vork State 1.S36,1..0 people I
aie employed, and of the total shop force
of 1,166,1'J. theie are 3I7.01 wonun and
11, B10 children between the imes of 1 1 '
and HI .wars, I'ccordlni; to statistics com
piled hy the Slate 1-ilior Department.
Clolhlns ami mlllineiy et,..ioii-.nmcni i
employ nearly one-half and textile mills
nearly 2u per cent, of the women workers,
lu Troy thltty-si.x women out or every
hundred ami In I'ohnei thirt-one women
out of evei hundred are emploveil In f.ic-
li.u...l ,h.. iw,te.tl.il worlllnc
fnrce nf the State, tllllt is In tsllTIS from lo
to tf- earH of ase. one main out of ever
four and one femulu out of every nine are
employed In a 1 acton.
In many communities
In which larpe
factories are located ,he pi.jpo.tlon of
factory emploju'e to the total population
between tile iig"" of K and iij Is much
larger In Niagara Falls, for example,
theri ate Feveiitv-one factor operatives
to eviiy bundled males b. tween 1J
and i!." yean nf age, and In Schenectady
them are tifty-tliMe out of every hundred.
Both of these cities, however, draw
. .. . - -
heavily on the working force of nearby
Neatly three-fourths of the factory
operatives work In cities of over 50,000
and S6 per cent. In communities of over
1,000. In New York city there are ovur
34,000 factories, with 6S2.796 employees,
or over 65 per cent, of tlie total factory
employees of the State, Huffalo comes
second with a factory force of C9.098,
Rochester third with 58,771, and Hcheriec
tady fourth with 22,270.
The progress of the movement for
shorter hours Is shown by tho fuel that
2) pir cent, of the State's factory opera
tives are working less than fifty-two hours
a week and 4ii per cent, between tlfty-two
ulid lift -eight hours. Five years ago only
50 per cent, worked under tltoso hours.
Within this period tho proportion of th
factory population working under an eight
hour schedule or Its equivalent lus morn
than doubled. In only two Important In-
rtustrv mmihi teviin.M ,.,! f.,.i ,.,..i.., i
do lis many as 50 per cent, of the em-
ployccs work over sixty hours.
In the largo cities of tho State tho
average working hours are far shorter
than lu the smaller communities. Nearly
110 per cut. of the factory employees of
New Yoik city vvoik under an eight hour
schedule nnd over 50 per cent, under ft
nine hour schulule.
MRS.HARRIMAN TALKS ON LABOR
Tells Aodlrnee at People's Tornm of
HITorls lo Stop "tribes.
Mts. J. Horrton Hariitniin, vice-president
of the National Industrial Commis
sion, told a largo congregation last night
at thn llliurcli of thn Ascension, Fl'th
live nun .lllel Tenth Hlicit, at a meeting
under the auspices of the People's Forum
that tho oommlsslon Is sending deputations
to plaies where thero aie labor troubles.
They will report to tho commission,
slio said, nnd thnt body, composed of
nlno members, three, representing capital,
three labor and threo thn (lovernmcnt,
will after an Investigation try lo formu
late a programmo for the solution of tho
Mrs. Hari'liuan said that tho commis
sion wants to usk the (tour man how
much of the cost of a barrel of Hour goes
to capital, how much to labor and how
much to the, producer, It nb,o wants
to And out, he lultl, why Hour costs so
much more to the oonsuiner now than it
did a few years ago.
Discussing tlie killing of a strike breaker
during a recent street railway tdrlUo In
Western city, Mrs. Hnrrlraan said:
"Why did that man ride up In an auto
mobile uiir shool that strike breaker
down? Why was the wtrlker worked up
4o such a pitch that ho was willing to
commit inurdcrT Wo are trying to find
out. What la the reason that' labor can
not work In harmony with capital
Mr. Harrlman name from Washington
o max we aaaress.
$1.50 TO $10
STATE BANKS HAD
Dividends on Capital and Sur
plus Lartrer Than Those
IlESOi'UCES OA IX .!i.:i(Ml.nt2
Tiiinkini;- Law Ifevision Oommis
sion Keeeives Praise From
Supt. Van Tuyl.
AliivNT. Dec. 7. State Sjpei mtendent
of Hanks HeorRe f". Van Tuyl, .Ir., an
nounced to-niRht that the banks of this
State have had a fairly prosperous je.ir.
He bases this statement on reports of
these Institutions filed In the banking
department. Mr. Van Tujl Is now en
traced in prepariim his report to thn Leg
islature of 1914.
"Huslness of the banks wa protltable,"
the Sutierlntendent sas. "as was shown
by their reports to the Supet intetident of
Hanks. Total dividends paid to share
holders of banks (liirlnc tho ear ended
September .10, IMS, wcte $t,nflr.,0i;., which
was 4.72S per cent, on tho combined cap
ital and surplus.
"This compares with $3,S34,2:n. or a
little more than 4'j per cent., paid In
112. There was an Increase) In iiKure.
Kate surplus of tint banks on market
value, liKluillmr all undivided profits,
of $1,740.1.", For the yejir 1?12 the in
crease in surplus and undivided piodts
I'.lubt .NeT llnnks A tl tliiirlled.
"ElRht i,evv State banks were author
ized by the Superintendent of Hanks dur
ing the year and the career of three such
Institutions ended, Due nf the latter, tho
Hank of .S'orthport, was merged Into tho
.Sorthport Trust t'omp.iny. The business !
of thn Albany County Hank was taki n
over by the New York State National
uau., tnuiiy, anu me vv oouuaveii Hank
'of Woodhaven, L. 1.. was closed by tho
in t-uiiiparing rouuiuons witn ir.e tire
vlous year, therefore, it Is to be remem
bered that live mom banka reported to
tho Superintendent as to their condition
on September U. 191.1, than tiled reports
I u UM'.'.
'Thn aggregate gain In resources dur
, ,nK the
Its decreased $1,15,4TJ. Loans showed
a Krnilu.il Increnso for each quarter
of in;, ami the Bi,n for the year
was m.s.H.'iT.-i. Cah holdings were S4.--44,
"CI more at the closing period In 1113
than In 131 l'.
"Thn aggiegate stock and bond invest-
I ments were diminished during the yuvr
' l,e tl ,ii,' ft,i.t ...l ,1 .
w v,mv,."ri ,i,ii meie ia ooien a grow
ing tendency on the part of the banks to
substitute commercial paper In the place
of purchases of securities to be held aa a
secondary reserve of the Institutions.
"Consequent upon tlie authorization of
the additional State banki during tho
year, bringing the total number to 111,
there was an Increase In the aggregate
capital stock of the Institutions of It,.
605,0110. nisi In the surplus nnd undivided
profits, on market value, of $1,740,451.
The ratio of surplus to cipifil of the b.uiks
on September !, 1S1I1, was 1 oil, as com
pared to 1.59 In 1H12 and 1.53 In 1SU "
Tbe Itevlstoii Commission,
Pupt. Van Tuyl's s' itemnt praise th.
work of the Van Tuyl commission uhicJi
Is engaged In revising thn State limiting
law, and tho repent of which Is oxpisMcd
on Fibril ir 1 next
"No more) Impoitant or neccsstry work
o" UKr" imncri.iiM ii rmcn urn creiumn
!"f '?."'" ,"'"1.1l,.f y'y "
report says, " than that of revising tho
banking law, progress upon whlrli It la
tho plea.ur of tho Superintendent of
Hanks to lepoil at this time.
"It Is not now possible to forecast the
final results of the commission's diligent
labois, but so much excellent work bus
been accomplished already that thoSuper-
lnt ndent of Hanks wishes to give public
expression to tils griMit obligation to the
roiumlKMimers for Inclr patriot1 ami
unselfish endeavors to better banking laws
"During tho vvoik of the revM,,,, com
mission wle consldeiatlon haH b-rn given
before deciding upon changes In tho law
thnt were thought necessary, In order that
this titute should continue to recognize tho
Integrity of the present banking system
ami csmserve all in tho former banking
codo that was Important and helpful,"
POLICE ATTEND ST. THOMAS'S.
The Hrv, nr. Mires Dell. era the
Memorial services for members of the
Police Department wero held yesterday
afternoon In the new St, Thomas's Kpls
copnl Church, at Fifth nvcnuo nnd l''lfty
third street. The Hev. Dr. llnust M.
Stlres, rector of tho church, la one of tho
chaplains of tho Police Department.
About SDH policemen nitsembled nt the
Fast Kirt -first street station, nnd led by
Chief Inspector Max Schmtttberger and
tho depaitmciit brass luind of sixty-four
pieces marched to tho church, Police
Coiiiinlsslonri' Waldo and Mrs. Waldo
Ktood up ill their pew near thn chancel
roll ns the bluecoats marched duwn the
centre nlslc, the band playing "Adesto
Fldells," tho Christinas hymn.
Toward the close of tho sci vices tho
names of the policemen who died dining
the last year were, read, after which
the cornets sounded "Taps." The Itev.
Or. Stlres delivered the sermon.
ill Christmas Iffli
WE draw our collections from every
land that makes handkerchiefs, taking
from each country the particular lines in
which it excels.
So our fine Embroidered Handkerchiefs nrc from Ma
deira, Switzerland and France, the fine lace is from
France and Belgium, the handkerchiefs with the laces
made on the handkerchief come from Armenia, the
plain hemmed and hemstitched and the simpler
embroideries come from Ireland- and so on.
Among the popular Holiday lines are- -
HiiiuI Embroidered Initialed Handker
chiefs, 25c, 50c. 75c and $1.00.
Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, 15c, 25c,
35c and 50c.
Armenian Lace Trimmed Handker
chiefs, 25c and 50c.
Madeira Embroidered Handkerchiefs,
25c, 50c, 75c and $1.00.
Buying handkerchiefs at "The Linen Store" means
selecting from the largest and most beautiful stock in
the world where values
5th Ave., 33d &
2 Im U ti Oitti. tfUh t he. Ktt
AT A. P. A. MEETING
Just inn Persons Hear Catholic
Church Attacked in Brook
TA FT IS ASSAILED TOO
One .Speaker Questions WiMhtin
of llaviii"; Catholics on
$35 to $48.
The Hev. r.obert ii. (ireennood. p.itor Other winter overcoats
of the c.reenpoliit Baptist Church. Hrook- e,o ' e-7- OVerCOatS,
lyn; the Hev. William MnfTet of Jersey i5lo tO OO.
City, the Hev. A. K. Harn. tt of tho .
Church of the ltedcemer, I'hlladelplua, TX?:U . no .t. w" a. ii
nnd the Rev. lleorge McNceley were , . !t". OUf Scotch MlSts",
rjieakers yesterday afternoon at a poorly it's a bit different
attrndc.1 meeting In the Htool.M, Acad- ' Thc mJgt mixtures are the
einy of Music. Th. meeting iv.es nn- - , , , (( ,, .
nounced on circulars as a "grand pitrlotle ' oCOIS idea, DUtthe art Ot
iaiiy ami the ctn uiars wem m.irk.si making them proof against
A. I'. A. the American l'rot'Vtlvo Asso-; ,...,,
c)H,,on atmosphenc conditions is
Kx-Fresldent Taft ,Tid President W,lon Strictly Up tO US. A trfck in
en... in for .. good p...t of the person u the weaving makes them quite
cnticiein mad- b lli- spcikers, who, D
ldaned eveithing ixceot tli- weather on i TainprOOt.
tho p.i man c.iti,oi chu'.-eh. "Scotch Mist" by the wav.
"How in the wor. I s a I'mtotant R-' . . ... r ,
ins to get to iv.Mon.t wiunn" asi.eiu155 exclusive trademark.
Mr. Moi.'et. "Tim psp.i.y ho.s .im e-e on and "Scotch Mist" overcoat .
:i:!,:i,ri;:it;:ri',;-rv;;:r had oniy from us in
l'resnlciit sits thn preccdrnt for the roiin- I America.
try by going to tho Pan-American Cath-
olio mass on that day with tho members
of his Cabinet, Justices and legislators.
e.vcn tho Chief Justice."
"Think of It," s.ud Mr. McNeeley In his
aihlret-s, "l'nMilnit Wilson, who was
brought up n 1'iosliyterl.in, does tho very
thing for which Moms was pievenicd from
going Into the promised land. Presnient
Wilson bei.imo an idolater Ju-t .is j
Nebui hailne.ai w.is, if the Wltxm Ad
mliiis'.r ition is w re died It will not bo i
hav'.itiM' of vil agalt'."'. him, It will bo
because be lorsooU the living Hod
"That Homo is in politics goes without
siving," remarked Mr. Harnett. "At
every fleet Ion there li .1 eiuestlon: 'How
Is thn Cathollir vote going'." Is T.ift go
ing to get It" Thank Hod ho never will
get mi mote, aid after that Thanks
giving mass In Washington I doubt If
Wilton will get uny luoie. Think of T.ift
sen Hug Major Itutt to Homo to thank tho
Pope for malting three moro Cardinals,
nud salug bo did il In tho ii.imn of tho
American people. It Is a mystery to me
why such nn eminent man ns Sicrotary of
Statu Hryan should (-end hla boy to
iioorgetown i'iiIv orally."
Thn llrooklyn Academy of Music has
a stating capacity of 2,200. Thero were
192 pcrsotiH present nt yc.'.crdaj ' incit
ing, und to this audience the speakers
contended that the Cathollo Church Is
responsible for conditions existing lu
Spain, Fiance, Italy, Mexico ami South
Tim church, they said, plans to estab
lish u statu religion, and the ihnvch sys.
tem was ri sponsible lor ousting Mr, Sul
Her from tlm Hover norslup of New York
State, as well iih the appointment of
Tumulty as PrcHdelit Wilson's secretary
and tlm el.s'tlou of a Catholics Mayor In
Mr, Harnett thanked find we hnvo a
Protestant District Attorney, otherwise,
he said, Hans Schmidt would nevir have
been prosecuted, Mr. Hainctt iiucst-cmed
the. wisdom of giving Catholics even po
Tho speakers urged their listeners to be
"Piotisliuits with n protrst," and by con
stant agitation before the country lit
largo to ove rtlu'ow tho papacy und oust
nvery Pi ote stunt minister who did not
preach Protestantism from the pulpit.
W. K. VANDERBILT, JR., RETURNS
Hack In Work After n Month's Vm-
William K, Vanderbllt, Jr., who has been
spending n month's v.ivallon In England
and on tho Continent, returned yester
day by the CuiiardiT Caroiila. Hie mime
was omitted from the passenger list at
bin own request. Ho said ho waa oomlnK
liacK to work aa vice-president of the
New York Central
are unsurpassed, i,
34th Sts. P-
When folks talk "art" you
always hear a great deal
Applied to winter over
coats this surrounding ele-
a. r . n ,
meni oi miiuence is most ae
Our Scotch cheviots and
Shetlands, for example; rough
shaggy fabrics in deep rich
mixtures, exquisitely blended
an art which has been in
stilled into the Scot's blood
Not weighty, but warm;
all made to stand up for
$28 to $35.
Rogers Peet Company,
Three Broadway Stores
, w arrcn "'
r.I.KS II V At'CTIO.V.
To I.no J.UVlll.xil.V CI.IZ.VHFIT"
hhai.py. i:rv vitti HituivN. uoiir.n
TIlOMAti. ,Vl.i;XAMl;il PI.ITZ. HJJNA.
Ulltltv, cbAitiiNri-; itu.ii:its. leiiiN Mii'l'-
I.ViaVHI.l, l.DW.Vllll K1:1:N.VN. tnll unties
that I'V virtue of lien tor smragn hell n.'
Ittenniltifrtliil,- Ilins,l ll.,rnitln, Viirtlnneor,
utll eell lit public aui-tten. i.03 K, 7J,l HI,
Manhattan, Hei .inb-r 17th. 1513. 10. JO A. It ,
plnnim for ,mr neemmts
D Pll.Vl'Iltn, Aiirtlnne'r, s-lls eveelng,
Tnpri.esu i.iiods nnd hrlc-a-brsc, 813 Hionrt
liipnnese rhlna nnl art. ,1eh lllrseh,
Aurtloiieei, se'ls dally and eieiilngi at laj
1'ark I'.oiv, City.
It. II AUltlS'ii.V. Auetlenrer sls .Inpanris
hlKh nrt evenings, s VV'r.t lir.th tit
J. S1. APl'HI.. Atniloiii ,"i, ,!! eienltnrs, S31
Stb Av .Intuitu se art gravis unit tnje-n brae.
BEIL1S WON'T QUIT RUSSIA YET.
-VI ii l ens
Pill lis Ale
Mcudil Ileitis s still uncertain as to
win tier or not he will ionie to Aineiiia,
For the present at least tho central Me;,
urn In thn ino-t famous minder trial in
yeais will rci iln In Kleif.
This Infornintion cnnie to Joseph S.
Mnrcus, piTHideiit of the, llank of the)
I'nlted States, In a litter Horn tho Cn
paid Steamship Company, which Mr.
Marcus asked to arrange lor u first cJiisn
passago for Hiilis and tils family in cas,
they should decide to como to America,
Helthi vvi-otiv lo tho llcrllti ofllco of thn
company n letter of which tho following
la n translation :
"I beg to conllrm tho receipt of yeuc
lettor, for which I am very inuoh obllrert.
1 can hardly express In words the pleas
ure I havo for your great kindness.
"However nt thn present time I am
still con i pel led to remain In Russia and
tho question of my Journey must, there
fore, still remain open. T shall telegraph
you Immediately. My family Is reallv
very pleased that we havo got over sll
these hard times nnd wo thank you sjeel
heartily lor your Kind otTer.?