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THE SUN, FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1915: '1
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BANKER SEES FLAWS
IN FEDERAL RESERVE
HARVARD HONORS
GULLEN AND GREER
SOCIAL DUTIES NOT NEW
TO WIFE OF CABINET HEAD
NURSE WITNESS IN .
AID OF MRS. DUNHAM
Mrs. Lnnsine:
S
D, ('. Mcltoiiull Tolls Stato
ucinlioii Politics Will
r.nlci' liilo System.
Confers LL. I). licfjrpfl on (lio
Jurist nnd the T). I), on
the Bishop.
Tolls How Mrs. Cnryll Got
h Daughter of
Checks niul Also of Long
Kisses in Sickroom.
J. W. Foster.
rKKKl.NS IN'POHSKS PLAN
Ftm' .A SiT.t.Nns. .lime 24 A crltl
t,. .1 (In' Federal reserve system by
Elioii C Mil""'?'1"' president of the
rj, k , H.iir.ilii, was made at the open
irl i.( the twenty-second unnu.'il con
version of the New York Slate Hankers
A. ..it mi liore to-ilny. Mr. McDougall
n.d po itl" was certain to enter Into
,. jnj IU i xprr;scd the opinion that there
,'hould be no Government officials on the
toard. The apeaker said the bankeri
,rtre not antagonistic toward the Fed
eral reserve, but were waiting to sea
to It works out. ;
Mr, McDougall's remarka followed
tio.e of Itenjamln Strong, Jr., a gov
ernor of the New York Federal
Rtstrve Hank. Mr. 8tron- reviewed the
ork of the bank since tta organisation
e-itll th present time, when It haa a
rwerve of $560,000,000. He urged every
fcank In the State to enter tho Federal
rcrve and take advantage of the op
portunities It offers. Mr. Strong also
vrced a more bualnesallke method on
ti part of banka.
The convention waa called to order
fcy James H. Perkins, the president, who
In his address, predicted an era, of proa
ptrlty In the near future. The secre
tins William J. Henry, read Mb report,
showing a gain In membership of forty
three. The report of the treasurer, John
II. Oregon, showed a balance of more
than ItB.OOO.
At a meeting of the New York State
numbers of the American Bankers Asso
ciation, the following were elected : Mem
tr of (he executive council, James H.
rtrklns; vice-president, Charles O. Ire
land, AmltjrviUe ; member of the general
nominating committee, D. M. Topping,
New York; alternate, K. U Mllmlne,
Schenectady.
Perkins Sees Prosperity.
In the course of his address Mr. Per
Idu said:
"A banker has only to study the profit
ani loss accounts In statements that come
tefors Mm every day to know that for
the last year or more- prosperity haa
tot been with us, but I believe a care
ful study will also bring to light cer
tain conditions which spell optimism.
Bankers whose business it was to know
ladustrlal conditions believed eighteen
months ago that the country was In a
lomewhat dangerous situation; that In.
dustrv must slow down and put Its
Louse In order before a safe and sua
Ulned period of activity could develop.
"At that time the accusation waa
nu!e that the bankers were adopting
this tone for political effect, but I be-
I.eved then, and believe more strongly
to-day, that the slowing down which
tiok place resulted in a splendid funda
mental condition. To-day Industrial
ttatements show us not only that the
profit and loss accounts have not gained,
tut they Hhow a much mora liquid, well
tranced condition.
"Our new banking law has just gone
nto operation. It Is beyond queation
thai a stroni; unified system of banking.
which comnrlaes the whole banking
power of the country, Is desirable, but I
It It desirable only If It meets the need
cf every section of the Country, only If
It Is the beet machine available for car
rying on the most Important part of the
country's Industrial work. We have such
a law. Does it meet our needs? If not,
la That rcepect? How can we change
it to that It may better perform Its
functions?
"Thee are the questions which are
tafare ue at this convention, and my
chject In speaking as I do Is to see If I
can Influence the attitude with which ws
approach the discussion. Let us, stand
ready to criticise the new law, but only
In a helpful, constructive way. Let us
keep in mind the troubles of 111 and
HOT, and be thankful that, even If
there are some details of the law ws
don't like, it will save us from the
financial upheavals which have been so
destructive in the past. Let us rsmem
bar that the reserve bank belongs to the
members, and let Us Institute a policy of
cooperation which. If followed, will en
able us the United States to take the
leading place In the Industry of the
rld."
Credit to "oath America.
In his address Mr. Strong said :
"Our banks do not seem to real!
that of our 14,000,000,000 of forolgn
eommerce over 20 per cent, that la over
Stno.QOO.000, Is conducted with the re
publics to the south of us alone, and
this ureat trade represents 30 per cant,
"f all the forolgn trade of the Central
and South American republics. It lias
largely been conducted upon credits cs
taMlahecl In foreign lands with forolgn
bank, it In our trade, and we should
ttend the credit upon which Its con
tinuance depends. If we do not do so,
ome part of that trade will aurely
te lout
"The same Is true with respect to a
lritc part of our commerce with other
fart of the world. This country's po
rtion, both domestic and International,
ould be vastly stronger were we .Able
to employ at once a large part of' our
urpluii banking credit in financing our
on forciBti commerce. Our past de
Wmlence upon foreign credits Is no
longer as necessary as It wns, and our
tutomers have a right to expect nc
wm 1 i, on now that wo can afford
to extend It."
Seieral hundred bankers are attuad
Ir.K 'ho "(invention. The sessions will
con' ue to-morrow.
SIGN WARNS OF SAFETY FIRST.
thinner Put 'p at Fifth Avrnne
Mini I'nrt -second Htreet.
- a are of Ita campaign to re-ne.s.e-
of accidents In the
" city the surety first
'f rdn put up a large banner
enue anil roriy-seconu sireei,
i thu attention of thou-
neupie The Inaorlptlon on the
- .is follows;
S.VI'KTV KIltST. I
iiret ai Itrgnlar CroMlng t
. tho Middle of the lllock. t
WOIU ACCIDKNTH. I
1 1
I
I'ampalifn careiy nrsi i
ty of New York, f
HoeiPty
President Charles L. Ilernhelmer of
the s.tf.it Firal Society In a statement
ene'i,i said: s
"After several months of Investigation
nl H'eful stttdv of statistics It was
ctci'bil to wiigf a campaign for safety
J In the public streets In view of the
l that during tho first quarter of 116.
JhroiiKiiout t ,e greater cl y there wai a'
al of m wrt'on. k,ed by vehicular
'nit; ana ,iid persons wore uijurou in
-i-o y or anotner in using ma siroia,r. sw ,
1 avenues." I , Msedonala,
Everyday
SUFFRAGISTS INVADE
MEETING OF "ANTIS"
Heckle Speakers, lint Fail to
Break Up Gathering: Po
licemen on Guard.
Fmefort, U I., June 21. Four police
men from the village force were sta
tioned In Brooklyn Hall last night to
keep order at a mass meeting conducted
by antt-suffraglsU. It was a good move
on the part of Chief Hoi and M. Lamb,
whose xWlfe Is a strong suffrage advo
cate, as Is the chief also. The suffragists
Invaded the meeting in substantial num
bers, wearing badges and prepared to
do verbal battle with their opponents.
The antia were lats in arriving at the
hall. Tbey said this was due to delay
on the railroad, but it was whispered
that some one had told them that the
sun's were on band to disturb their meet
ing and, if possible, break It up. The
antia had not progressed far when the
luffs demonstrated that they were
on hand for business. Questions were
fired at the enrakern Indiscriminately,
and they were visibly disturbed. One
of the speakers, a woman or course,
said to a suit who had been persistent
In heckling :
"It I had you by tho arm I wotua
surely lead you to the street.'
The suffs let forth a volley of applause
and some of them shouted defiance.
John J. Dunbar, one of the policemen.
urged the suffragists to show respect
for the antis, but they told him they
thought they had a right to ask ques
tions of those who assailed their cause.
flecorniilna- that his appenls were of
little or no effect, Dunbar let the surfs
go on with their demonstration. They
interrupted the speeches of the antis at
times with applause when it was un
called for and followed the outbursts
of handclapplng with volleys of ques
tions In rapid tire style, some or tne
men In the audience of about ISO told
the suits they ought to manifest a spirit
of fair play 'toward their sisters. To
this appeal some or me suns sum:
"Do you think we sre going to sit
here and listen to the kind of talk these
people are giving out without resenting
It? Not much."
Despite the noisy demonstration the
antis atuck to their posts and kept the
meeting going to a finish.
GOOD GOLF AT HOT SPRINGS.
Maay New Yorkers on the Links
at Southern llesort.
Hot SrnlNOf, Va., June IM. Mr. and
Mrs. Stanley L. WolfT, who have bon
absent in New York for several days,
retrned this morning for tho remainder
of the season. Tlila ufternoon they
drove around Cascade Mountain with
Mrs. Francis Hondciaon, .Mrs. Wolff's
mother, who left for Now York this
evening. Mrs. Wolff and Mrs. Hender
son played nine holes of golf this morn
ing. A match of Interest to-day was played
by George Choute Kendall and W. F.
Hartranft of Xew York with Mr. Cary
and Mr. Xorrls. Mr, Hartranft's card
showed that he made tho difficult crater
hole In one.
Other Xew Yorkers on the links were
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hagc, Dr. It. A.
Hlack, E. Itobblns Walker, and Ellis
Wnlnwrlght. ,
Mr. Wnlnwrlght arrived this morning
from New York for a month at the
Homestead.
Other arrivals of the day were De
Soto Fitzgerald, the Ilev, M. J. Henry
of New York and O. A. Seliodeld of
Chicago. Mr. HcholWld will play In the
advertisers tournament.
There were several riding parties
out on the trails to-day and Dr. ami
Mrs William II. Mason of Washington
tlrovo to Warm Springs for luncheon.
Mrs Caroline IJnms of Princeton and
tin Francis London were hostesses
uftcrnoon at the Caalno.
u""
THE SEA00ERS.
Arrivals yesterday by the White Star
liner Adriatic rrom Liverpool-.
Wade Chance. Ia" Lehmann,
Chwlei 3. Stllwell, Koblnion llrle.
William B Avery, Frank W. Stmun.
Col rJ. CwrlcC M. Mrs. Philip Snoaden,
p ' Mrs. John Todd.
Mrs" Cecil French. K. H, Van I wen.
Charles T. Jeffrey. V. K. Van Behalek.
Mr and Mrs. J. W. John Wanamaker, Jr.
Motion. W. 1. Willis.
Ity the Scandinavian-American liner
Frederlk VIII. from Copenhagen and
Chrlstlansand :
, Mrs. Kmily Newcomb Harry B
'"'"' . M.1(.hcr. "h,"'
"ng by ,he Anchor liner Tuscan!
f i!,.Tnool and aiasgow:
SSSSSSS&SH rhZU A. Mlltnn.
url Henry liariano, Stanley w. c i-ooie,
Ronald Mr. and Mrs. M,
unaerissa.
scene in a German editorial room.
SUFFRAGEEVENTSTO-DAY
WOMAN SUFFUAOK PARTT.
4:90 r. M. Twenty-fifth Aisemblr
district, Manhattan, meeting of ad
vliory board t home of leader, Mrs.
John Z. Low. US West Eleventh street.
6: JO P. M. Thirteenth Assembly dis
trict, Manhattan, canvaialng bee.
t:lS P. M. Twentieth Aeatmbly
dlatrlct. Manhattan, canvassing bee.
1:10 P. M. Fourteenth Assembly
district. Manhattan, canvassing bee.
I P. it. Eleventh Assembly district.
Manhattan, canvasilnf.
7:30 r. M. Fifth Assembly district.
Brooklyn, canvssdng.
' 1:10 P. M. Twenty-ninth Assembly
district, Manhattan, competition at Co
lumbus Circle: prise, a pair of chickens.
WOMEN'S POLITICAL UNION,
li Noon Seventeenth Senate dis
trict, Manhattan, outdoor meeting at
Seventh avenue and Forty-seventh
street.
12:10 P. M. Airs. Calvin Tomklns and
Miss Alice Carpenter speak at Hovlng
Shop "Winner," Madison avenue and
Twenty-third street.
DC HART KQUAt, RUPFRAGE
1, 12 AGUE OF NEW JERSEY.
li Noon Mrs. Antoinette Funk. Mrs.
Laura Puffer Morgan, Mrs. Frank
Hiram Enell and Mlu Virginia Watrous
will speak at an outdoor meeting near
Lorlllard's factory, Jersey City.
I to 10 P. M. The same group ef
speakers will hold meetings at Ocean
and Wilkinson avenues and at Jackaoo
ami Myrtle avenues.
SUFFRAGISTS HONOR BEECHER.
(Sathrr at Brosklyn statue In Corn
memoratlon of Birthday.
The Brooklyn Women's Suffrage
parry, with Mrs. Ilertha II. Goddard as
chulrman, held a special meeting at
noon yasterday at the Ileecher monu
ment In front of llorough Hall In Brook
lyn In commemoration of the birthday
of Henry Ward Ileecher, first president
of the American Woman Suffrage As
sociation. Tho statue was decorated with flowers,
palms and ferns snd In the centre was
a poster containing the remarka of
Mr. ileecher at the suffrage meeting In
Boston Inl 867. ,
Addresses were made by Mrs. Isabel
Schlndler, Mrs. John Dowd nnd tho
Hev. William L. Tenney, associate pas
tor of Plymouth Church.
AMERICAN COUNTESS ILL.
Her Ilnaband Head or Klnar ot
Italy's Household.
Homc, June t4. The Countess G. F.
Giauottl Is nerlouMly 111 and Is rtot ex
pected to live through tho night.
The Countess Olanottl, wife of the
head of King Victor Emmanuel's house
hold. Is a daughter or Francis nner
wood Kinney, tobacco manufacturer,
who died III New York In 190S and left
an estate of $12,000,000, She was mar
ried to the Count Ulanotu more man
thirty years ago and was given a hand,
some dowry by her father,
NOTES OF THE SOCIAL WORLD.
A vaudeville entertainment nnd dance
will bo given tmnlglit ni tne weaney
Farms Hotel. While Plains, under the
auspice of the Kcarsdalu Auxiliary of
the American Polish' llellef Committee
for tho benefit of that organization.
Mine. Marcella Scmbrlch la the presl
dent of tho committee. Among tho pu
tronesws aro Mrs. J, Ncleon Hhreve,
Mrs. Francis C, Ayres, Mrs. Herbert H.
Khonk, Mrs. Itolliu Klrby, Mrs. Thomas
It, Fisher and Mrs. Charles K. Carpenter.
A dinner dance will be given at the
Greenwich Country Club on June 30 by
Itobert H. Haker nnd E, C. Jones.
Mrs. Itobert IIHt left yesterday for
lleverley Farms, Muss, nnd later In the.
summer she will go to Newport. Mr.
and Mrs. William lleynolds Hltt hnvu
gone to Klklns Park, W. Va., for the
summer.
Mr. and Mrs. George llarton French,
who have been at Wayside, tholr country
place In Southampton, L. I are nt tho
Plaza for n brief stay,
Mr. and Mrs. IajwIs Champlaln Mur
dock, who have been visiting In tho
lierliHhlres. will leave to-day for St. An
drews, Canada, for the remainder of tho i
summer,
Mr. and Mrs. Junius 8. Morgan, Jr.,
u.it! fnr PnnBml on Jlllv 7 Thev '
luivo taken for next winter tho house at
123 East Thirty-sixth street,
Mr. and Mrs. George Austin Morrison,
Jr., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. John II,
Watklira at Jonathan Farm In Mount
Klsoo.
SOBBING WOMAN TELLS
OF TITANIC'S HORRORS
Three Survivors Heard in
Court Fiffht on Limiting
Ship Line's Liability.
Three Titanic survivors recounted
- T i . , V..1I,,. U U,uu , n th.
United States District Court yesterday
s j t v. is l
their experlonces""durlng tho last few
harrowing moments before the great
liner sank In the North Atlantic Ice
field. For one of them Mrs. Lillian
Renouf of Elisabeth. N. J. ths memory
was too much. She wept as the told
of being separated from her father and
two brothers, whom she never saw
naraln.
The witnesses were put on the stand
by ths attorneys for the Titanic claim
nnts. who nrc endeavoring to defent
the White Star Line's proceeding to
have Its liability for tbe disaster nm
Ited under the Federal statutes to ap
proximately 138. 000,
John It. Thayer of Haverford, Pa.,
son of Uie vice-president of the Penn
sylvania Railroad, who lost his life on
the Titanic, was another witness. Mr.
Thayer Is nsslstant manager of the
Pennsylvania University varsity crew
and came down from Poughkecpsle.
where tho crew Is In training, to tetl
his story to Judge Mayer. He described
his father's efforts to get a place In
one of the lifeboats for both of them.
They were shunted from one boat to
another to no purpose, he said
Thayer said that he Jumped from the
doomed vessel Just before she piunxea
and swam to a collapsible lireboit
from which he was picked up by another
lifeboat In the morning and taken to
the Carpathta.
Mrs. Marlon Kenyon of Noank, Conn,
told of her appeal to dipt. Smith to let
her husband go with her In a lifeboat.
which she thought was the last to leave
the shin. Capt. Smith replied, accord
lng to her testimony, that no men were
allowed in that particular boat.
Her I
husband perished.
The witness said that her Aral re
alization of the nature of the accident
came when she opened the port hole In
her stateroom and found It blocked by
Ice. None of the officers, she said,
warned her that the ship would sink.
When one woman suggested that lite
bells be strapped on the passenger, she
was laughed at, said Mrs. Kenyon.
The proceeding will be continued at
10:30 o'clock this morning.
JOHN D. TO CELEBRATE 4TH.
llnnntrn 2fiO and Mac Time
U I
Plnnnt-d nt Pnrnntlrn Hills,
Tahrttown, N, Y June 24. I'ocan
tlco Hills, which Is practically- owned
by John D. llockefeller, Is to have nn
old time Fourth of July celebration this
year, If Mr. Horkefeller'H plans are car
ried out, Ho Ims donated $250 for a
fireworks dlsplny, and his suis-rlntendent
Is busy making arrangements for sports
In the afternoon.
Mr. Itockefeller's flre company will
have a tug of wpr, tho married men
opposing the single men, his baseball
team will piny a visiting team, and
there will be a parade of the employees
of the estate.
The Hev. Father Heany of the Church
of the Magdalene will make nn address,
and Mr. llockefeller has Intimated that
he will review the parade and will
probably wntch the sports.
ARRIVALS AT THE HOTELS.
Home uf the I. steal Nature I'lneed
on the Healatrrs.
Waldorf Mrs. Frank Samuel, Phila
delphia i Mr. and Mrs. li A, Dexter,
Springfield, Mass.
Laurelton Mr. and Mrs. W. A, llohn,
Camden, N. J.; T. 11. llrown, Shanghai;
China.
Manhnttan Mrs. Lyman Tiffany,
WashliiKton. D. C; Mr. mid Mrs. Walter
McEwen and Mis Roberta (lraham,
Paris; Mr, and Mrs. Webster Merrlrisld,
Pnsadenn, Cal. ' t
Ijrralne Mr, nnd Mrs. Loiila N. Por
ter nnd Mlsa Joyce Porter, Stamford,
Conn,; Mrs. N. N, Eckstein and Miss
Ecksii-ln, Cincinnati; Mr. and Mrs. W.
Nash llaad, Montgomery, Ala
Prlnco tloorge 3. K. Swctt, Provi
dence, 11. I,; Itobert Elder, Dayton,
Ohio.
MuAlplu Werner Hull, Hclolngfors,
Finland; Dr. and Mrs. J, N. McKlnloy,
Toronto; Mrs. D, A. Hlodgett und Miss
Helen nlodgett, Washington. D. C.
Albort -O. W. lllnke. Hoston. Mas-.,
J, P. Marvin, Worcester, Mass.
Astor Ilrlg.-den. Ell D. Ho)'le, U. S.
A.; Paymaster Holier! W. Clark, 1J,
H. N,, Mrs. V. do Qua AmeiRga, Cuba;
Mr.' nnd Mrs. F. It. NVIIson, Mnpleton,
Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hwlnk, Ual
Umore, jtti.
W1DKXER LIBBABY OTVEN
CAMnniDOB. Maes., June 24. The
presentation of the 12,000,000 Harry
Klklns Wldener Memorial Library was
he prlnclpnt feature of Harvard's com
mencement to-day after the conferrlns
of the degrees.
Senator Henry Cabot Indite made the
presentation speech on behalf of Mrs.
13. K. Wldener of Philadelphia, the donor
nnd the mother of the late Harry Klklns
Wldener, who lost his life In the Tltnnlt:
disaster.
The ceremonies attendant on the con
ferring of honorary degrees to visiting
dignitaries, as well ns degrees In course,
took place at 10 o'clock A. M, In Sanders
Theatre, President Lowell presenting
them.
An oration of welcome In Latin en
titled "De Optlmle Vlrtutlbus Harvard!-
anls," by I'aul P. Cram of Cambridge
a senior, opened the commencement ex
ercises proper.
Henry P.irkman of Iloslon, a graduate,
next read a paper on "Neutralization
Its Post nnd Its Future," nnd his effort
was followed by another thesis by Clar
ence 11. Ilandall of Cambridge entitled
The Undertow In Education." A thesis
on The New Art was read by l-.ilward
K. Cummlngs "15 of Cambridge.
The Honorary Hearers
The following received honorary de
grees to-day
Master of Arts Alexander Hamilton
Itlce, explorer of tropical America : Hcla
Lyon Pratt, sculptor, of Donjon ; Charles
i-awrenco Hutchinson, public spirited
citizen, Chicago; Horace Trumbaur, ar
cnitect or the Wldener Memorial LI
brary.
Doctor of Divinity Paul Tleverc
rrothlngham of Honon and David Hum-
mell Oreer, Illshop of New York.
Doctor of Science Frank Hidings
pnysician and citizen or Chicago.
Doctor of Laws Theodore Newton
Vail, "large In thought, generous In
spirit, munificent In action": Hdear
Montgomery Cullen, former Chief Justice
or rne Court of Anoe-a a of New York
Myron Timothy Herrlck, "an American
honored at home and abroad" : John
Karwell Moors, reformer. Hoston: Isaac
nnarpiess, president or Hnverford Col
lege.
In presenting the degrees to illshop
Oreer and ex-Judge Cullen President
lxmen said:
"David Hummell Oreer. lllnhnn
New York, a preacher of righteousness.
a pastor with a large conception or his
worK, an administrator with expanding
y1''" of th service the church can
rentier jirnoiir men.
rentier among men.
"Ldgar Montgomery Cullen. latelv
Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals
of New York. A Magistrate who has
aauen to the high repute of that tri
bunal, who presided with rare Impar
tlallty over n passlonute nolitlcal trial
retired from pubile service honored by
tne nencn, tne bar and the people.
After the conferlng or degrees Unl
verlty Marshal John Warren led th
march to the Wldener Library, having
rresiiietit l-owelt by tils side. Mrs. Wl
ener met the advancing columns at the
top or the lllury steps and there pre
sented to President Ionell tho ke8 of
tho building,
The procession then proceeded to the
Wldener memorial room, where the
3,000 volumes obtained by young Wlde
ner In his brief career as a book col
lector were shelved. George P. Wlnshlp,
special librarian for the collection,
greeted his guests and then unveiled
a portrait of Mr. Wldener.
BROOKS TO STAR HOLMES.
Will t'omhlllr With Mlllllrrta to
Present Ileprrtolre.
According to an announcement yes-
terday from Joseph Itrooks hn has 1 It Is understood both sldiw were satls
maile arrangements with the Shuberts 1 Med with Justice Asplnall'.s charge. He
to star Taylor Holmes In a repertoire Instructed the Jury that If thoy found
of plays at the Comedy Theatre next the railroad was negligent they mut
season. The first offering will be "Mr. find for plaintiff, Mrs. Pell. If they
Myd's Mystery," u comedy by Lillian
Trimble llradlcy, founded on the novel.
"Tim .Mjstery or .o. t7 Hyacinth
Ilnnd," by J. Stover Clauston.
Tho engagement win commence on
August Hi. This will be followed by
Lee W Dodd's dramatization of Harry
Ion Wilson's story, "Ills Majesty I
Hunker lle.m," and a comedy from the
German now Deing adapted liy nn
American playwright. There will nlsn
be revivals of "She Stoops to Conquer."
The Knight or the Hurnlng Pestle,"
by He.iumont and Fletcher, and Sheri
dan's "The Trip to Scarboro."
WIDER FIELD FOR MOVIES.
Will Miortrn CnllrKr ( nurses, Sn
ItnlliMPfrl Miners,
Predictions of nn even greater and
wider field for tho motion picture In
dustry were voiced last night at a din
ner nt the Hotel Aslor glum by nearly
a hundred prominent film men to Sam
uel L. ltothapfel in honor of tho service
he has rendered In thn presentation of
the "movie."
Mr. ltothapfel In the course of nn nil
dress said that the moving picture would
eventually supersede all kinds of edu
cational work and would bo the means
of shortening the present college cur
riculum by presenting educational topics
on the screen.
Among those at the dinner were
Charles O, ll.iumnuu, William A. llr.idy,
William Fox, Daniel Frohman, Carl
Laemmle, Crawford Livingston, Sig
mund l.ubln, Louis J Sclzniclt, Edwin
Tlianhouser, Adolph Zultor, Fredctick
A. Thompson and othorH.
I I is s mill Pin) era,
Tho vaudeville team of Morton and
Moore will be a special added attrac
tion with Lew Kelly and the Helimnn
Show Players at the Columbia Theatre
i n"! we,'K
William Courtlelgh will nppeai In
"The Man Higher Up." n tabloid t ng
edy, al the Palace Theutre on Mon
day He will be supported by De Witt
C Jennings,
Arthur J. AyleHWot-th'H wild animal
!,lc'!',r,'su,wm, ''J I''-nlcd next
week nt tho Strand Theatre.
The Irish Theatre of America, under
tho direction of Whltford Kane and
John P. Campbell, pioinlses a season
or twenty-six
October.
weeks, commenrlmr In
Ilertha Miinii, now of the Hoyul The
nlre In Toronto, has ln-en engaged by
Selwyn ft t-o. to appear in i-aigar Sel-
wyn's "rtollliig Stones," opening at the Washington Heights Taxpayers Aso
Hnrrls Theatre on August 10. elation, meeting, RSK West ISSIh street,
On Monday evening nt the (llohn 1 8 P. M,
Theatre nil Ihe former members of the Morris High School, graduating exer
Dllllngham productions have been In-I rises. alC0th street and Hoston road, t
vltad U bold a reunion, , 1 P, M.'
W A fl 1! I NOTON,
June 24. Mrs. Itob-
rt Lansing, wife of
the new Secretary
of State, upon
whom will devolve
tho leadership of
the Cabinet circles.
In social affairs, Is
well etjulppsl for
her duties. Her
mother, Mrs. John
W. Foster, had the
same duties to per
form In the days of
the Harrison Ad
ministration, when
Mr, Foster was
Secretary of Stale,
Mrs. Lansing,
then Miss Kleanor
Foster, assisted her
muther I n those
days.
Mrs. Lansing is
one of tho most
striking looking
women In Adminis
tration circles and
Is very iKipulur, As
wife of the Secre
tary of State she
will take ptecedence
over many older
wumen In the Cabi
net circle.
Those who know-
Mrs. Ianslng best
describe her ns a
woman of great
charm of manner.
She Is splendidly
educated and has
read widely. Much
or her husband's
success I a at
tributed to her
helpfulness and
rare tact. She fol
lows Mr. I.nnslnga
work with keen In
terest and Is often
nble to offer sug
gestions of greut
value.
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Copyright by Harris Swing.
Mrs. Robert Lansing.
SEALED VERDICT IN
PELL CASE ORDERED
Outcome of $250,000 Suit Not
to Bo Known Until Court
Opens This Morninp.
"
A sealed verdict wa- ordered In the
1250.000 suit of Mrs. Elizabeth Warden 1
Pell against the Long Island Itallroad
for the death of her husband, S. Osgood
Pell, by Justice Asplnnll nt the conclu
sion of the case In the Queens County
Court late yesterday afternoon.
This means that th Juror will be
locked In the court house, and when
they agree on a verdict It will be sealed
In an envelope and delivered to the court
attendant having them In charge. Its
oontenta wilt not be made public until
court opens at 10 o'clock this morning.
Both Mrs. Pell and Mrs. Nathalie B.
Lalmbeer were disappointed when they
learned they would have to wait over
another night before learning the out
come of the suit. Mm. Lalmbeer is as
much Interested In the suit an Mrs. Pell,
for she haa two actions pending against
th. ratlmnn nne for ISSO.OOO for the
death of her husband and another for
I JSfiO.OOO for her own Injuries.
found thnt Pell was negligent they munt
find for the railroad, and If they found
that both Pell and the railroad were
negligent, then they must also llnd for
the railroad. Continuing, the court
H.Ud :
'If you find that Pell had full control
of his oar and used nil the faculties with
which nature endowed him to avoid wvl-
dent, and If you tind tho conditions wore
such Ui.it should have caused the com-
pany to station a flagman at the cross-
lng or to have an automatic alarm bell
or lights or other signals, or If the mo
. nr ill. al-,,fit, tf If Iia nn.
torman neglected to blow his whistle,
nnd that the defendant has failed to
show contributory negligence on the Ktrt
of the plaintiff, yojir verdict must tie for
the plaintiff "
THEATRES AIM AT CABARETS.
Want
rlinm In I'ny Mcriisrn
It
They tilve SIhmts.
The directors and officers of th-!
United Managers Protective Assoelitlon
will meet License Commissioner 1 It'll
1 and a committee irom'tho Hoard of AI
I dermt-n at the City Hall at 2:30 this
niieniuun iu mat, up quesiions rontin-, tl, n,,, pf H .,),,,. pr Thoma!
to the Issuing of theatre licenses. Hunter, the venerablo president emerl
Among other things, the opening of tUJ of tna college, pieslded at the extr
cabarets without regulation thenirlcal
licenses calling pr a early fee of J.IOO
will bo discussed. The managers have
force the cnbaretH to either abolish ?,"'" Churchill, president of tlM
their performances or bear some bur- I . I' ,"n1''"f1 ,,,
liens placed upon theatres Itecent court I Ml!w "'JMr M"ri" Hl",m?." '' ',lu
ilecislon against tho cabarets liava I :'",,rlu,", "J ,,,e ,c,',,1''" T"1 Ml..s K .A,,.','
biought this opportunity. i Hade Hahn .ileiliotorl.in Miss llahn
Tne mamigeis. It Is said, also Interd wo" thr William Wood memi.i,.il for
to force the cabarets to emplov full "IkI"""' rei-onl In l-reneh. the Wilson O.
stage crows If tbey persist In ,,r. ' Hunt cold medal In Latin, thn Classical
Htntlng the same class of enlri talim tut. I nW' lirUe rvelveil lionorable men.
ll-iTi for the Itandolph (lucgenhelmer
Mull Didn't Help l'n l'iine.
Dudley Field Mnlime, Collector of thn
Port, Issued a statement yesterday !
denying that he was a part Ni the suit
of ileorgo Henry Payne for J1U3 against '
the lleunesy-ltoosevelt primary cam-
pnlsn committee. Mr. Mnlnuc, said that 1
he was a member of mi committer con
nected with that campaign. He e.m- 1
trlhutcd J.r-0 to It, he said, but wa. mil
in any way responsible for any debt in- 1
currcd, He nlso asserted that no nart
of the check for tll'3 paid to laynj In j
settlement was paid by him. Mr. .Ma- I
lone was not served with papers In the
suit
In Xrw York. To-ilny.
Ediiratlnnnl exposUlon, Twelfth Ilegl-
u.t Armory.
, a. . . -w . an
BRITISH TOOK HER HUSBAND.
Admiral Kind to Mrs.
lint Couldn't Grant
Melrhri
l'lrn.
Mrei. Ilelcne Melchers arrived yestcr-,ln-
from Couenhanen by tho Scandina
vian-American liner Frederlk VIII. with
her three children lamenting tne iietcn
iinn at Htornaway bv Admiral Tupper of
the llrltlsh navy of her husband. Karl
F. Melchers. for nineteen years a mcr
chant at Ping Sing. China. He returned
several months ago to his home In Win
baden, Germany, and recently decided to
Ko back to China by way of the United
s,,.es anrt Blart nf0 nne- with a little
fortune he hud won In Oriental business.
The KreoeriK viii. was neiu up ai
Stornaway and four German pasengers.
Including Melchers, were taken off and
held by Admiral Tupper. Tnirty pas
sengers signed n petition to the Admiral
asking him to release Mr. Melchers. The
petition Inspired the gallant Admiral to
send a launch for Mrs. Melchers. who
went ashore and took tea with htm and
her husband. The Admiral expressed his
l regrets to her and said that he would
let her have her husband ir be had thu
power, but that ho waa merely obeying
orders. He declared that he would sug
gest to his superiors that Mr. Melchers,
who was going far away from tho war
aonu and apparently had no Interest In
tho war, should be allowed to go.
HORSE SCORNS TAXIS; DIES.
S lions
tlroiidtvity Fine Hurst
of
Speed nt I be Hnd.
Kuck, an ancient cab horfe, kiekcd his
Inst kick against the encroachments of
taxlcabn last night nnd went out In
blaze of glory after standing thtee po
licemen on their head and making a
racecourse of llroudw.iy fiom Highly
sixth street down to Lincoln Square.
He was standing iiulctly at Mighty
sixth street and llroadway when a fussy
taxi coughed up alongside or him, and
then Ruck's sorely tried temper got the
better or his Judgment lie reared,
Jumped ami made off down the xtreut,
Frank Itoddy, his driver, tumbling to the
pavement nt the Aral yank, Then Uuck
forgot his rheumatism, laid back his ears
and proceeded to eliminate spicn
The pollceiiwin made a grab for Huck
and missed , ho he commandeered an
, Al M-mxin s nt ro
"' e."V"' " ( ,,m,eU. m"rio ul"" CT''b'
! '' " " " " " , ";" ' " ' !"V
. '. V" 1 " , n, "S1.... V. 2
i ,,., .,, , , i,..,.. ',""'"
, . . . .'V I '
ris. i;rnwds on the sidewalk lined up
to watch a race which would have glad
dened a movie director h heart,
When Lincoln Sqiiatn was reached
the cab was beginning to go to pieces.
Huck was tiring, but he made one last
effort as Policeman Cox leaped for the
reins, tripped and fell sprawling on ths
car tracks, his legs twisted nnd broken
beneath him. A bullet put sn etui to
Ms career
200 HUNTER GRADUATES.
I nliiliieiireiiielil l"er-lses nt ml-
leue lr. Hunter Presides.
llunler College. Sixty-eighth street
.'1IIM l-.trk n..lllt Iflut nlti.v ,1.ln.l olii
riees. i no speaaers wete itonert u liar
rismi, ilialrm.m of the evecutiv.- com
mlttce of Hie colluge. Chairman McC.ill
of the Public Service Commission and
memorial prize In English
OBITUARY.
Denning liner,
Nkw IIavbn, Conn.. June 21 Den
ning Duer. former 1'lllled States Consul
at Lisbon, INittiittal, and later attache
to the I'nlted States Consulate ,tt Lon
don, died here ti-da. lie h.nl been In
poor health for a lung time.
'rrderlcl
II.
Vine ne li,
Ohanur, N. J., June 24 -Frederick:
11. Mueuch, president of Ihe August
Moll Maniifaclui lug Cmnpaiiy. Lynch
avenue, Hiooklyn, died this afternoon
at his residence, H12 Cloveland street,
of heart disease Horn In llrimklvn In
177. he was educated iheri lie suc
ceeded 111 futher, Hernliunl Mneiicit of
llronklyn, us head ot the Mini several
years ago. He tcHldcd ill llrookljn un
til 1904, Ilia wife, who wai- Miss Emily
Jacotis i Orange, a daughter Eliza
beth, and his father, smvive him,
FOKHADE MO TIE VISITS
Mrs. Grace long, n trained nure, o:
Jersey City Heights, was the chief wl
neas jesterdny before Surrogate Co-
halan In the contest of tho will of Henry
Dunham, who died on October 4, 1H12.
leaving his 1 1 00.000 itnte to Mrs. Hen
rietta V. Caryll. wife of Ilenjamln W.
Caryll of Northport. L. I and cutting
oft his widow, now Mrs. Allen O. My
ers. The widow l seeking to break
the will on the ground thnt It was exe
cuted through the undue Influence of
Mrs. Cnryll.
Mrs. Long testified that she attended
Mr. Dunham during his last Illness In
his mother's home In West Fifty-fifth
street, nnd that Mrs. Cnryll came there
live or six times. During her visits she
kissed the sick man so affectionately
that tho nurse said xlie hnd to forbid
any more calls. Mrs. Cnryll ahvas
walked In unannounced and before going
away he generally cot Dunham to sign
check for llflo or so. She wouM go
Into the btthrootn and draw the checks
nnd Dunham would slitn them at her
(quest, the witness said.
"Mr Dunham ava.H got so nervous
nfter Mrs. C.iryll's visits that I finally
told the maid not to let her In any
more," said Mrs. Long. "On one occasion
after she lslted lilm he didn't sleep a
wink. She called one afternoon and
stayed until after dark, and wanted me
to escort her home because she was
afraid to go alone, but 1 refused to.
I asked her how she came and she said
she came In a taxi. I told her It would
bo a good way to go back, and she
went On one visit Mr. Dunham asked
her If she had started to get her dlrce
and she snhl she hadn't, but was going
to In a little while."
"What was .Mr. Dunham's condition
then?"
"Ho had Just had three strokes, nnd
was very weal;. He was Just llko a
child and would do anything Mrs. Caryll
asked him to."
Charles W. Springer, an undertaker
at Knglewond, X J., where the Dun
hams formerly lived, testified that Dun
ham had told him before ho was taken
III that lie Intended to leavn everything
h had to Ills wife.
The trial will go on to-day.
ANDERTON KINGSLAND,
iili I Ceremony at the tlrldr's
Home In V.nnt ftdth Xtrrrt.
Miss Ethel Klngsland, younger daugh
ter of the late Mr. nnd Mrs. Gcorgs
Lovett Klngsland, was married to Dr.
Walter P. Anderton yesterday after
noon nt her home, e2 Kast Eightieth
street, by the Hcv. Howard C. Itobblns.
rector of the Church of the Incarnation.
It was a simple wedding and there
vtere present nbout twenty relatives
nnd Intimate friends.
The marriage ceremony took place
betnre a temporary altar, to which the
bride was escorted by her brother,
Oeorge L. Klngsland, She had no at
tendants and she wore a travelling cos
tume of dark bluo and white foulard
and a 'large hat of blue tulle topped
with a whlto aigrette. Her bouquet was
of lilies of the valley and white orchids.
IajuIs Townscnd Montant. brother-in-law
of the bridegroom, acted as hln l!et
man, There were no ushers. Some of
those who witnessed thu mnrrlago cere
mony were Mr. and .Mrs. Xewbold Mor
ris. Ilenjamln Welles, Mr. and Mrs. R
Sumner Welles, Mr and Mrs. McDougall
Hawkos, Mr. George L. Klngsland, Mi
ami Mrs. Theodoro Frellughuysen, Dr
and Mrs. William ft. Anderton, parents
of the bridegroom, tho MUses Anderton,
Mrs 1duIs T Montant and Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Pelhum Itobbltm.
Tho bride Is a graiidnk-ce of the late
Mrs. William Astor. Dr. Anderton and
his hrldo left shortly after their mar
riage for an automobile, trip of several
weeks. They will tivo at 62 Kast
Eightieth street.
Hn Id iv I ii I.ungford.
YoNKF.lts, N. Y., Juiip 24. Anson
n.tldwln, president of thn First Ntitlonnl
linnk, and Miss Marlon Murray Lang
foni, daughter of the late Hev W. S
Lnngford, were quietly married this af
ternoon In St. John s Episcopal Church
HAH P.J KD.
AXniJUTiVC KIXOWLANH. On June 14
at 63 Kal KlxMntb Ktreet, h the
Rev. Hnuarill Itobhlim. i:thel, daugh
ter of the late .Mr and .Mrs. llorr
Umll Klnaslund, to I)r Walter I1
Andertnn, nnn of Dr. and .Mrs. Will
lam II Andsrlsn.
BALDWIN LANUFOltn On Thuradar.
June 191S, at Ht. Jnhn'a fhurch.
Ynnkers, N. V., Marian Murray l.anK
font, daughter ot the late Ilev, William
S. I.angfur.l, 1) 1), tu Ansnn IlaUi-aln
WBTTHTBIN HAHDO -On Thurda
June t 191S. at the Church nf thr
Holy NatiMlr. Th Hroni, by the 11e
Hurace K. "lute, IMlih Jane, daufbtei
of Mr and Mr (Mnton Lloyd Hard
of New Haven, Conn . to Thomas K-ir
restrr Wettstfln of Mount Veruon
N. Y.
DIED.
Ad A II. At hl residence in New Orleans,
l.a , on Wednesday morning. Jun 31,
William Altar, In the eighty-fifth year
of hl age.
DllUlt Suddenly, In New Haven, Conn.
June 21, 191". HennliiB Duer, son of
the lut Curu!ln Klim and Dtnnlnc
Duer
l'uueral frh-e private.
(IOOHWIN On Wed ne nl ay, June 23.
at his rri-ldriica In Hartford,
Conn, James Junius (Inodaln, In ths
elithtlelh ear of hU his.
Funrral at 3 o cloik 1'rldav afternoon at
Christ Ohuri-h, Hnrlfunl. It la re
quested that no fljwtrs be nt. Phlla
drlphU iMi-.-ri leain topy.
MUIIKHAN Mother Mary Xaxier Me
hegan, ut Convent K atlon. N J., Jun.
14. IS IT.. In .ho uluoty llrtt )tr ot
Ii-T sue, 1ii -ninth of her rellnloui
llfs and llft ixviilh a Superlur of
the New Jrrney Piuuts of Chafllf,
The reverend clergy, relatives and
friend of ill- elitera and members ot
the Si Ellaalieth Alumniu Aaaoclatlan
are tin ited to attend the man of
riMtulem on M .nda). June !N, al 10
o'clock. Inlcriiunl at Cuntunt 6ta
llon. ItYDKH At her hotn, Cnlonlsl Park
West llaM-n, Conn.. Junn 23, 1916
Maud 11 II lemon Ity.ler. wife of
Prederlik M Itvder dauahtor of Marv
n. and the lain Arehlbald llenilerson.
Funeral eilrn will lie held at her lata
reildpnco on Friday afternoon at 2
u'il,'k. Com evatu ea n 111 meet 11
o'elei k train from New York at New
Ilium
TltOWHltllHin -Adeline Orsfne, Mfs of
the late Alvah Trowbrldgs. June It, ft
htr home In Hacksnasck, N, J
ruasral Friday afttroMn at I e'olooa.
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