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THfc) SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1920.
HEW FLU CASES DROP
5ATHS ARE FEWER
"Ir.iCopCIftnil 1'uiilS wUuafion
Kjicounigiiig it Ifeiit Strike'
With nn eplilemte of pnnmnonla, nnil
influenza sweeping the city and tho
'hcrmomotcr havcrlntr nround nero tho
.000 cnRliieprs and tlrr-mcn who tiu'rato
i ho heatliiK plantH In hoteltiandapart
nent bourn's liavo tliroatepcd to ito on
itrlko at S o'clock to-morrow iwmilnr
' nlesa tholr demands arc mot. . In the
pinion of Health (.'ommlnxio(T Copo
. mil tills nctlon .would aild thousands
to the dally Increasing list of sick.
"in this tlmo of epidemic no greater
dlKQBtcr couH befall tho community
than to lia.vo tho heat shut off," Dr.
,(.'opelaid waltl, . "It would, oxposo mil
llonH.of .our population to Intent suf
Ttrhil frpnV tllo cold nnd to tho rav
igH. of' liflUt)rtz(l that Would certainly
follow. Thlfl flUaitet1 must not ho por-
Ihijfleil. dmo way must bo found to
ntfert It. ! ' ,
"I haVe Both rcprMnt8tlvf of both
SKiupsund I desire to appeal to every
hotel man, landlord and owner In tms
community to make noma Immedlato ar
rangement with his engineer and lire
man, no that tho Ibmio of the contro
vcrHy shall not rcnult In a strllie. It In
well known to evory cltUen In this com
munity that the rents havo hcon ad
vanced utilverxally, and th nrRUment
put forth for thn advance In every In
Ktnnrn wan the Increanod cot of labor
and fuel. It ncema to mo that these
labor men oro entitled to what appears
to lio n very lfnuonnble cle of whrck,
"On the other hand, I must nppea! to
N The Oriental Store "
Sale of Japanese Quilted Silk
Robes, Jackets, Vests, &c.
at lA Off
An unusual o f f e r 1 n g of
... .Imported Japanese Quilted
Silk Garments for men,
women and children, at
prices less than garments of
similar quality could be pur
chased, today, in Japan.
Japanese Wadded Carmentt are made
by hand from Habutii iilk or Kabe
crepe, heavily paoMedto inture warmth.
They are cut and tailored to conform to
American taste, and are the Ideal gar.
nienti for cold weather wear. Each
garment is made of i3k inside and out,
with interlining of cotton that it hand
: laid and quilted. The faclteti and robea
have silk frogs which fasten down the
front. The collar, cuffs and pocketi are
tailor-stitched and Use robes have a
heavy cord or girdle that may be tied
around the waist.
: - For Men
Habutai silk quilted vests; sleeveless, $4.88
Crepe defhincjmdkin jackets !qr house coats,. $7. 13 . f --
Plain and embroidered silk crepe de chine quilted robes, $11.25
For Women '
Habutai silk quilted vests, with sleeves, White only, $1.88
Habutai silk vests, sleeveless, black only, $2.73
Habutai silk vests, with sleeves, black or navy, $2.73
Crepe de chine silk vests, with sleeves, black only, $3.38
Habutai silk quilted, jackets, assorted colors, $6.00
Crepe de chine quilted jackets, assorted colors, $8.63
Habutai silk quilted gowns, full length, lO-'yr.-old size only, $5.82
FifthvAvenyfe.& 39th .Street JL
every labor union renn to protect this
community nsnlnst tho disastrous and
fatal results that would certainly fol
low tho cloidnir of the hcatlntr plants.
No greater peril could be Imagined at
this tlmo than tho contemplated action
Of tho unions, here muht by found, If,
not a formal and written ttottlcmont of
tho differences, at least u gentleman's
agreement that tho scalo Of wages and
hours will be granted for such ti prirlod
of .tlmo Ah will take us past the period
of thp pc,cscnt.epldehilc.
"t am suro that when tie union men
underHtand what might be tliu ref'tH
of shutting oft tho heat there Is not i o
of them who loves his family and his
fellow mctl who will not' consent at
ouco to a postponement of tho Issue In
volved In the recognition of tho uulon.
Likewise It seems to mo clearly tho duty
of every landlord, owner nnd hotel op
erator In this city, knowing as tlioy all
do how the, cort of living lias Increased
and charging as they all do a material
ndvauco over tho old time prices, to ac
cept the proposed scalo of wages.
"In tho namo of humanity nod the,
lives of our people, as Health Coiiunln
sloiicr of this city, I dcriaud that there
Miall bo brought about within tho next
forty-eight hours porno working ar
rangement between these two groups of
our citizens. I cannot cmphaslzo too
strongly the Imminence of tho peril, and
It Is my solemn duty to ask every citi
zen In this community to cooperate with
mo In bringing Iheso two groups to
gether, to that the heat will bo fur
nished In every building In New York."
During tho day Commissioner Cope
land conferred with representatives of
both parties. No agreement was reached
and the decision rests with a meeting
of the firemen's- union In tho Contra!
Opera House, Sixty-seventh street and
Third avenue, at J :S0 o'clock this after
noon. At this mec'tlng I)r. Copcland will
make a personal appeal.
Union Ofllclnls Are Iletlrcnf.
None of tho officials of tho Interna
tional Union of Steam and Operating
Knglncers nnd the International Broth
erhood of Firemen nnd Oilers, tho two
tabor Organizations controlling tho 4,000
men concerned In tho threatened strike,
would comment on Dr. Copcland's ap
peal, nOr predict what action will bo
taken at tho meeting. Tho officers of
tho Hotel Association were equally re
ticent. It became known that tho hotel men
nro oxpeoted to reply to-day to the de
mands mado by Local Ofj of "tho bta
tlonnry Firemen's Union at a confer
once in Uie hotel association's headquar
ters on Friday. One of tho officials of
Local Cfi said tho. nun ulready havo
reached an agreement with tho owners
of tho smaller hotels nnd npartincnta
Tho demand Includes ft SS week for
engineers nnd a $33 week for firemen?
tho week to consist of forty-eight hours,
.Sharp Decline In Sew Cnsoit
A sharp decllno In reported Influenza
and pneumonlu cases yeatcrday and a
further decline predicted for to-day In
dicated tho cpldemlo may havo (cached
Its highest point. Tho Commissioner
would not say ho. thought tho peak had
boon passed, howevar.
Tho total cases of both diseases re
ported wero 5,706, a decrease of 677.
Tho number of deaths nlso decreased
from 2C2 to' 260. Deaths on tho corro
spending day of tho 191S epidemic
Tho Health Department Is still sorl
ouHly handicapped by lack of nurses.
Only forty-flvo out of eighty ' families
which called for nurses yesterday could
bo supplied. Forty-ono new nurses
A survey of 40C motion picture houses
by health Inspectors has exposed tho
following violations of the Influenza
rules: Smoking in 14; overcrowding In
16, generally unclean 15, defective
Plumbing 8!, vontllallm; fnn not operat
ing in 117. These matters were called
to tho attention of tho owners and euch
IWltUIIU KUIU) Vi il VIOIUIIOI) will DO
visited dally, if conditions arc not
remedied Immediately and permanently
tho, theatres will bo closed and placarded
"Closed by tho Board of Health."
Hodman AVanamakor. special Deputy
I'ollco Commissioner, wrolo to Dr. Cope
land yes'srday offering the services of
tho voluntary members of tho Police Ile
serve, men and women, In tho influenza
fight. Dr. Copelnnd accepted and asked
that half a dozen Police ltescrvo women
report dally to his omco to act us In
vestigators. They will investlgato re
quests for nurses to determine which
aro most urgent.
Whisker Snpplr Is Notv Ample.
Commissioner Copolond said his rnll
is flooded with whiskey offers, but that
hospitals and drug stores now have all
they need. ' I
Tho National Casket Company, which
has nodded undertakers that tho price
of cofllns Is going up, vigorously denied
that tho present high death rate hns
anylhliig to do with It. A formnl state
ment will bo published by tho company
Vesferduy completed tho fourth woeK
of tho cpldi'ml'?. Tlia Health Departs
merit prepared a comparative tablo show
ing, tho progress of. tin disease week by1
week In 101S and 1020. r
First week in l
Hwond week I.Slt 37.V
Third week 7.1W r,.'M
Fourth ucek...... HOC) tWl
Cavn Reported. Death'.
ISM. IttX). 131J. 1K0.
Flm wrfk". :m
Orcond wrek Mt 71.1 in Ml
Third cek ,k n J.Boi in il
Fourth NU 1.9(6 4.041 1,1(1 M
Tho report covering tlio twenty-four
M. Saturday, Is as
hours r.uded at 10 A
Cur Re portcil.
Total City.... 4.8K
Total to date, i 0I.SW
mi . . . I ' '
Tho reason tho Borough of Manhat
tan shows tho most cases Is duo to over
crowded housing conditions. Commis
sioner Copelnnd thinks.
WILLIAMS TO KEEP
Administrator to Continue In
' . quiry Into Wool Profits.
. Further Investigation Into reported
profiteering among woollen Jobbers Is
expected this week. Arthur Williams,
Federal Food .Administrator, evidently
Is not fully convinced,- following Ilia In
vestigation last week, that thoipractlco
does not exist. Other conferonces are ex
pected In his offices cither to-morrow or
Tuesday, when Jobbers whoso names
havo been given to him will be ques
tioned. Incidentally Mrs. Louis ltccd AVelz
mlller, Deputy Commissioner of Mar
kets, expects through tho Department of
Juctlco to stage a general "roundup" of
erocers who oro violating tho law by
demanding ft long bill of salo boforo
nurchasers may obtain sugnr or milk.
Jullua H. Barnes, United Stntes
Wheat Inspector and chief of tho cereal
division of tho United States Food Ad
ministration, announced yesterday that
licenses Issued to tho. Saginaw Milling
Company of. Saginaw, Mien, with a
branch at Illchmond, Va., havo been re
voked. Tho revocation became cffectlvo
on January 29 and will cotitlnuo until
further notice. Mr. Barnes declared tho
I nctlon watt taltan becaUso ot violations
of the Food Control act and tho rules,
regulations nnd requirements or tho
Food Administration. Both tho Wheat
Director's llccnso and tho Food Admin
istration license are Included.
PLAY TO 'Aid miik fund,
AmnOiirM (n I'rrsrnl "Inipnrtnuce
of llelnir In Knrnrst."
A benefit performance of "Tho Im
portance of Being Earnest," by amateurs
prominent In social and relief circles,
will bo given to.nlght at u,e
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reponn rrom nosn tn s r huwino-
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iiL-Hcin iur mil iKTiormiinra
kntn nt thn lomllnir linl..!. n...i ..
Tk PRIVATE GALLERIES o)
FRANK K. M. REHN
uiU he open h the puhllc
Some Recent PAINTINGS
Helen M. Turner
NOW ON VIEW
6 West 50th Street
-in icorks 6jr
an J others
Louise & Co.
MILLINERS AND DRESSMAKERS
554 Fifth Ave., 15th and 46th Sts.
That Their Importation ot
From the Leading Home
of Paris has arrived
New Model Gowns
For Town and Southern Wear
Copies and Adaptations Made
at Reasonable Prices
BONWIT TELLER 6, CO.
Zhe (Specialty (SicpQinationd
FIFTH AVENUE AT 68th STREET V
'The Par'is Shop of America!'
.., , -we sjbtedeitsj&t .
'.online, wlddi idtuialtc
Mtcuds -xxlbo AllWtb .uitto-
Introducing the New,-
The ensemble provides a specific
Blouse for every type of Spring
Tailleur, for every separate Skirt and
for each Sweater.
TAILORED SHIRTS that are par
ticularly adaptable for sports are of
striped dimity, crepe de chine, cotton
crepe Legere or fine linen.
BASQUE BLOUSES owe considerable
of their charm to the fact that they
'seem to convert the separate skirt
or the more dressy suit into a mpst at
tractive frock or three-piece costume.
HANDMADE LINGERIE BLOUSES
with exquisite hand needlework and
the sheerest of fabrics that appeal to
women with the inherent love for daintiness.
COSTUME BLOUSES of Georgette
Crepe, chiffon, fine laces, or tricolette
demonstrate the beautiful needlework
of the Parisians, their artistic designing
as well as delightful originations by
this shop. .
v. I I
New Models and Neu Fabrics
To Meet Every Occasion For
Skirts that bespeak their suitability
for a game of golf, tennis and other
outdoor activities or complete, a
sweater or smart shirtwaist costume.
Peatured are models that are pleated
or with graceful straight lines, and
show to advantage unusual pockets,
generous use ot Duttons or an ooa
placement of a buckle; all finished with
varying width belts or a sash tie.
FAVORED SKIRT FABRICS are
Flannels, stockinette, colorful plaids,
Queen Anne Satins, Novelty Crepe
Silks, Baronette Satin, Georgette Crepe,
Gabardine, Cossack Crash, and fine
linens. White, flesh, rose, Nile, maize
and orchid are the Spring shades.
Silhouettes That Designate
the Mode for Spring in
For the Discerning Women
and the "Jeune Fille"
The most distinguishing mark of Bontvit
Teller C&, Co. Tailleurs is the high order of
the tailoring. In precision of fit and treat
ment of detail every rule of custom tailoring
The Bonwit Teller C& Co. interpretation
of the mode is liberal. Fashions are person
alized so that an expression of individuality
may be gracefully achieved.
TRICOTINE. ' C& . POIRET TWILL
. SUITS ARE FEATURED WITH
NAVY BLUE A DOMINANT SHADE .
Emphasizing, the Diversity of.
Style Themes in Spring Suite
SHORT JACKET SUITS in Eton or Bolero
effects express by their jaunty lines a spirit
of youthfulness, Which is further accentuated
by sleeves -that vary from three-quarter to
full length. A distinctly new note is the
deep arm scye.
SUITS WITH MEDIUM OR LONG
COATS reveal many new fashion tendencies, '
youthful enough in treatment to appeal to
the college miss or to those of more mature
Plain tailored suits, - also those
embroidered with artistic motifs or
wide borders, bound with ribbon or
effectively braided. Skirts are often
plain, again they are pleated, pocket
ed and have belts or wide sashes.
Individualized Types In
FROCKS & GOWNS
Subtly expressing either the spirit ot
youthful vivacity, stately dignityM
charming simplicity and a refind
elegance that reflect the personalitM
of the wearer.
TAILORED FROCKS have cat
lished the vogue of serge, tricotine
Poiret Twill and- similar fabrics
veloped on tunic, straight lines, wit!
pleated skirts, distended hips and, era
bellished with embroidery, stitchery anil
.other tailored effects.
AFTERNOON FROCKS of taffeta silk,
tricolette, Georgette Crepe, figured cm
plain chiffon, crepe de chine, satin,'
foulard and novelty laces are draped,
panniered or designed on gracefully slen
HANDMADE LINGERIE FROCKS,!
dainty with hand drawn work, hem
stitching, self frills and pleatings, are of
handkerchief linen, French voile and
sheer batiste. ' .
Interesting-Portrayals of the
Newer Style Motifs in
Variety is the accentuated theme as
delineated by Paris, modistes and oun
own staff of milliners. 4pge, sm
and medium size hats wim many ex
pressions of originality.
SPORTS HATS that are joyous itj
color, both large and small of bririil
are develooed in' vari-colbrs of raffo!
straw, ombre bengaline silk, plain coloij
rough or novelty straws, GeorgettJ
crepe and soft silks.
STREET HATS are of satin, straw,!
celorJhane. cire or straw and fabric!
combinations with unusual tailored or
FORMAL HATS with wide sweepmj
brima or much more moderate in size
are of maline, crin or fine laces, laden
with flowers, foliaee or' with large
2uctu?fid xfv Soc
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