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THE SUN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1916.
HIS WIFE FINALLY
, IDENTIFIES OLIVER
Elusive One Geta Red Socks
and (ircon Hats to Liven
l'p Sombre Tombs.
PROVKS A- PHILOSOPHER
Prisoner .Tnrrcd When Former
Lnntllndy Says He Jumped
a $25 Board Bill.
January." said Mr. Wood, adding that1
William Hand, Jr., had been rtlalned by
me uovernment to prosecute those al
ready under Indictment. Mr. Wood de
fined Wax's status by saying he Is a wit
ness for the Government, but slnre n
county warrant Is out for lilm charging
mm with ntty larceny from a nurse
girl, Katharine Maxenhelmer, he Is cer
tain to be arrested as soon as the Fed
eral authorities turn him loose. Mean-
wmie wx isn't worrying about the
The prospects of superseding Indict
ments against those already Implicated
In the Osborne case were discussed gen
Sfally In the Federal Building yesterday,
But United Htatcs Attorney H. Bnowden
Marshall declined to sav what will be
done. However, no time will be lost In
putting Ilae Tamer on trial on charges
FOR BIGGEST NAVY
Meeting of 400 Members in
Hotel Astor Applauds Pre
F. R. COUDERT WARNS V. S.
of perjury and using the malls to de- ., ....., T
fraud. t Sees Danger in Nation's Iso-
Tlil Oliver Osborne, lately snared by
pest Ofllie Inspectors and detained as a
wlttifs In the Tamer case, Is causing a
jot of chuckles these days In the Federal
Bulletin. Ilefore he was run to earth
th popular Imagination pictured him as
Harengar the Mysterious : or, a One
tamp T-oule. All wrong. He has the
ir.iklr.g9 of a Chaplin, If only he would
iupprfs" hls penchant for being philo
After being Identified by a few more
jxrsons. O. O., or, to give, him the
rime h started out with but speedily
tt. Charles If. Wax asked per
pil'slon to go through the trunks found
In his Manhattan boarding house. He
Bhl out ft pair of red socks, a necktie
ef the same hue and a couple of green
huts with which to enliven the sombre
.ir ..-l.f me of the Tombs, put his urtia
tire to a doien or mora photographs,
anJ departed for his cell with the re-
Off to take a bath, but I don't thfnk
fll so out to-night."
"When they brought him from the
Tombs earlier In the day and asked him
whether he was getting enough food he
"I never had leas and never expect
, Weakness for ralUaar
But, as Indicated before, O. O. has that
wMUess for philosophy.
If you love the ladles you get In
trouble, and If you don't lovs them you
in trouble." ha said.
"One hour's worry Is as hard on the
tyitem as two years of work."
A glance at the prisoner's face, devoid
. wrinklra. convinces one that he doesn't
worry, and the record he gave to Assist-
sr.t DUtrlct Attorney iwnr .
4(sn't show two years of work In the
Vfsterdar's batch of Identifications
,.in..t hnth traredy and comedy.
Ethel Drooks, who married him under
Ills alias of Malse Mason Nye. was
tsihtred Into the room where the prisoner
wis standing, and without looking dl
rcilv at him said In a voles of con-
"t know this specimen."
Ethel Brooks, a dainty figure of a
woman, dressed In brown plush coat
trimmed with dark fur. was dlstlnctlj
afferent from the other women wltti
whom Oliver Osborne has associated.
Xthtn asked who It was she was Identi
fying, his wife said :
"He Is supposed to be Malse Mason
'Did you marry hlm?". asked Mr.
Wood, and she replied that shs did.
Adaalts His Man-legs.
After she had left the- room, still
without glancing In his direction. Wax
aid to the room In general :
Tes, I married her, and shs Is the
n1y one I married."
"What about the woman In Chicago.
Is was asked.
"I didn't marry her." said wax.
Jurt then Mrs. I-llltan Miller, sister of
is Brooks woman, was called Into the
room. She darted past Mr. Wood and
In Wax's direction, recognising him
without hesitation, but turned back to
ward the door and would have gone out
If th Assistant District Attorney hadn't
Wlted her wltha request to point our
the man she meant.
To comnlete the formality of ldentl
Jcatlon Mrs. Miller walked up to Wax
and struck him on the chest
' "I know this man," she said, aa Wax
lod4 another blow.
"Do you know her? asked Mr. Wood
tf the prisoner.
"Yes, I married her sister." ha re
plied, and after she had gone, he added
with a smite:
"Tou know they don't like each other.
They are Jealous of each other."
The comlo touch waa supplied by a
woman who gavs the name of Mrs. T. P.
O'Connor and admitted It was fictitious.
h keeps a boarding house In Thirty
cin.l street, where Wax lived before
bi.ivIsib to Mrs. Stewart Denham's.
Kunstnhat to his embarrassment she ac
eutc'l him of skipping without paying
btt board bill of i:S.
"Do you see anybody hers you know?"
aikcd Mr. Wood.
lays H Beat a4 Sill.
Raising her light arm to the level
f 0. O.'s nose, the boarding house mis
tress exclaimed In theatrical tones:
"That's the man who passed him
'If off as the Dublin boy up at my
Wax expressed n polite doubt about
tfct. nnd said he didn't remember her.
"Oh j m, y0U do," she replied shrilly.
Tou beat me out of I2B."
Wax wasn't going to have his repu
titlon sullied by any allegation like
that, and Insisted that he always paid
lili hoard In advance. A long argument
nan when Mr. Wood Invited the wit
' to Elve nlace to another.
Itae Tanzsr hasn't shown up yet to
tak a look nt the prisoner. Mr. Wood
aid hi has no objection to letting her
Oliver If she wishes. The report
that flic has been Influenced by the re
T'at'. Identifications of Wax as Oliver
t'' h-inne her mind nnd admit that It
not James W. Osborne, the attorney,
"o mnil love to her, could not be
'.(M last nlKht. Maxwell Hlade would
a!mlt that the defense has been
liakch by the appearance of Wax, but
conmnted satirically on the ceremony
Th'Kn has been going on for two days
In thi Federal building and which Is
I' y t bo repeated to-day.
Qi to theatrical, wasn't It?" he
th "Everything went so smoothly
i'ik T.inzer'H name was mentioned
It was Impossible to talk to the Gov
ernment pmclala yesterday without not
ing ineir air or rcller. Wax Is the most
welcome figure they have laid eyes on In
years and they make things as pleasant
as they can for hlm. They will do
everything except give him a chance to
get away again.
Mr. Marshall exnlalned whv he be
lieves Wax la the man who bobbed up
before James W. Osborne, took the
blame for the I'lalntleld adventure and
then disappeared. The Federal attorney
said any man with a record like Wax's
would be unwilling to come out Into the
limelight and testify. Havlna- broken
Jail, said Mr. Marshall, Wax knew his
appearance on the witness stand would
expose him to the chance of rearrest.
The prisoner took the easiest course
tried to put Mr. Osborne In possession
of facts which would prevent the Tamer
girl from pressing her damage suit In
the Supreme Court and then disappeared.
But James W. Osborne didn't proceed
exactly as Wax had expected him to do.
said Mr. Marshall. Instead of having
the damage action quashed quietly
James W, Osborne took the bolder
course of Invoking the criminal law
against the Tanser girl. The result was
so sensational that Wax wouldn't re
turn to the scene until run down and arrested.
lation Stanwood Menken
Hicnkers will bn llobert Bacon, S. Btan
wood Menken, Henry I Stlmson, near
Admiral tlradley A. Flske, U. S. N. ;
Theodore Iloosevelt, Ueorge Wharton,
Pepper, Philadelphia: Dr. William T.
Manning, Luke K. Wright, Howard U
Collin, Detroit; Samuel Ooinpers, Sena
tor Oeorgo B. Chamberlain, Oregon, nnd
tleorgo W. Wlckersham.
SAYS THE SOUTH IS
NOT FIT FOR WHITES
Dr. O'Malley Startles Catholic
College Students in
HER AGE JUMPS IN
DAY FROM 30 TO 57
Maud Marshall and Under
taker Add Jollity to Van
Ness Will Contest.
'The age of Miss Maud Marshall,
which Jumped so suddenly on Wednes
day In the Van Ness will contest that It
caused her to faint, yesterday went up
twelve points In a steadily rising mar
Though Miss Marshall, a niece of the
lata Mrs. Mary U Van Ness, had hest
tated on the day preceding about saying
she was 30 years old, and had to have
restoratives on being led by attorneys
to the 45 year mark, once she had passed
that milestone she seemed to gather
courage and momentum. She calmly
faced the world, represented by Surro
gate Cohalan and the contestants, and
said that now she had come to think
It over she concluded she was 67.
When recalled to the stand yesterday
by T, Channon Press, attorney for those
upholding the will, she Indicated that,
though the subject was distasteful to
her, she would try to bear up bravely,
Asked If she wished to revise her esti
mate of her age, she said:
"Yes. I've found out I'm about 57."
A medical diagnosis of such reluctance.
probably the first ever given In the his
tory of the courts, was made by Dr.
Merrltt W. Barnum, a physician who at
tended Mrs. Van Ness about the time
she made her will, after he had testified
that the hardening of the arteries,
chronic rheumatism and chronic Iruscl'
blllty of the old woman, mentioned as
a ninety-one year old fox trotter, led
htm to believe she had senile dementia.
"Doctor," he was asked by Mr. I'ress,
"If a woman told you she was thirty
years old and a few minutes later said
she was forty-five, ana tne next aay
sald she was fifty-seven, how would you
describe her condition?"
"I would describe It," said the physi
cian thoughtfully, "as one of temporary
The Jollity of the occasion for the
SDectators. that Is was further en
hanced when Theodore E. Senior, nji
elderly undertaker, entered court tardily
and waa called by Surrogate Cohlan
"the lata Mr. Senior." Senior, who had
chara-a of the burial of Mrs. Van Ness,
told of one of his visits at which she
tried to entertain htm with a dancing
exhibition and added:
"Shs said to me, 'Dearie, how old do
vou think I amr X replied, 'Oh, about
sixty.' Then shs said, 'Oh, no, I'm
reallr about fifteen.' "
Lulu Johnson, a negro maid, told of
soma "queer goln'J on" In the home of
Mrs. Van Ness, who left an estate of
IMO.OOO. Among them she Instanced
Mn. Van Ness's whims to have Imag
Inary persons ejected, and ber fancies
that she saw "heaas on me qnanaeuer.
The case waa adjourned until to-day,
Pacificism and Federal Government's
attitude townrd foreign affairs were
roughly handled nt an enthusiastic meet
ing of the National Security lague In
the Hotel Astor yesterday afternoon.
Nearly four hundred men and women
were present and enthusiastically ap
plauded pleas for preparedness made by
Frederic R. Coudert and 8. stanwoou
There was much clapping of hands.
too, when Just before adjournment
Henrv A. Wise Wood made a brief ad
dress, In which he advocated the largest
navy In the world for the United States.
Ills remarks were made in introducing
this resolution, which was adopted
itesolved. That the navy committee or
the National Security League be re
quested to prepared a report showing
the extent nnd rate of progress made by
the navy toward preparedness, and to
advise the Iwst means of civilian co
operation with the navy to Insure the
greatest possible celerity In carrying out
the navy's plans."
Drams a Lesson Front Europe.
Mr. Coudert who made the principal
address, related experiences on a recent
visit to the war front In France, and
drew from his observations a lesson on
the folly of unpreparcdness In America.
We do not hesltnte to change govern
ments In 8anto Domingo and Haytl."
said Mr. Coudert, "but we announce to
the world that Mexico must be allowed
to work out Its own destiny, nlthough
this Involves hideous and endless an
archy. We would have taken Villa If
we had had a single automobile to go
'Our people appear to Ignore the rela
tion between armament and policy
Every nation must have some policy. No
policy Is a policy. No policy means
mere opportunism and opportunism may.
when long repeated, become a policy, it
Is often the most dangerous or all
policies, because, resting on no basis,
It can make appeal to no general senti
At the beginning of the war, said
Mr. Coudert. Franco had a great army
based on general service. Great Britain
depended largely on a navy which. It be
lieved, controlled the oceans. It has since
built up nn effective army, "but It has re
quired two years or concentrated na
Great Britain had allies and could
gain time." continued Mr. Coudert. "The
United States on the other hand Is Iso
lated and almost friendless In the world
of nations. It Is difficult not to be dls
couraged regarding our situation. It l
evident that tho only solution of our
problem Is general service. Certainly
never since the civil war has the United
States been In such danger of war with
a foreign Power as It Is to-day.
"we have preferred to live In a maze
of Inconsistencies, of protests nnd or ac
nulescenc.es, the strong hand In Santo
Domingo and lluytl nnd the soft and
averted look In Mexico, the closed eyen
In China, the occasional general refer
ence to Monroeism, an Insistence upor.
commercial Interests nnd much lip ser
vice to 'humanity.' Our moral prestige
Is wholly shaken to-day,
Menken for I'nlverssl Service.
Mr. Menken, 'declaring universal ser
vice to be the nbsolutn negation of mill
tarlsm, urged systematic teaching In tho
appreciation of national obligation hx
tho basis or national security. 5l.
Menken announced the plans for tho
Congrv" f Constructive Patrlotlwn, to
be held in Washington January : 5 - J 7
with delegates representing 100,000
Tho general topics to be discussed are
"America's Present Needs," "America's
Position as n World Power," "Amerl
canlxatlon," "Governmental and IndlvlJ
ual KfTlclency," "Universal Military
Training and Service," "Preparedness'
and "Patriotism Through IWucatlon."
The chairmen at the various sessions
will be: Senator George .Sutherland
Utah : Raymond B. Price, New York
Senator Duncan U, Fletcher. Florida
Mayor John Purroy Mltchel, New Yor,,
and Alton B. Parker, New York. For
mer Senator EUhu Root will make the
opening address, and among the other
ALL SAVED FROM PALERMO.
Loral Agents Uninformed at Inja
rles ts American on Board.
All the crew of the Italian steamship
Palermo, which was torpedoed and sunk
off the Spanish coast on Tuesday, were
saved, according to a caDiegram receiveu
from the home office yesterday by Hart
field, Solarl & Co., local agents of tho
Cable despatches from Madrid report.
Ing the sinking said one sailor, said
to be nn American, died In a hospital
from wounds and that three others were
seriously wounded. There were a num.
ber of American horse tenders on board
The message to Ilartfleld, Solarl & Co,
made no mention of loss of life.
PRESBYTERIAN FUND $5,500,000
Ananrmona Donnr In New York
City Gives 100,000
Philadelphia, Dec. 7. Announce.
ment was made here to-day by the Rev,
William Hiram Fouikes, general secre
n v t.1PM in .tntement mnrt hv Wux tarv of the Presbyterian Boards of Mln
t' lie I-Vdernl District Attorney. Among I Isterlal Relief and Hustcntatlon, nf a
thiriBS tho nrlsnner said the vounsr I Klft of 1100,000 to the permanent funds
"ii nun proposed marr aire to mm, or me oounn ui .rw
TELL OF A 'GRUDGE'
Witnesses, Playwrights and
Press Agents Testify in
AUTHOR SOUGHT REVENGE
Howard Accused Magistrate of
Plotting to Railroad Him,
The leading collegiate Institutions of
the greater city, Columbia, City College,
Adclphl, New York University, Hunter
College, Teachers' College, Brooklyn
Polytechnic, Barnard not to mention
Princeton, tho University of Pennsyl
vania, Harvard, Syracuse, Smith and
many other seats of learning wcro rep
resented yesterday In nn overflow meet
ing In the ballroom of Dclmonlco's :
nevertheless the student federation that
assembled Is next to unknown
Its official title Is the Federation of
College Catholic Clubs. It Is mado up
of groups of clubs of Catholic students
m Protestant or non-sectarian Instltu
tlans. About the only college of the
'big four" so for not represented In
'.ho federation Is Ynlc, and tho catholic
tudents In Yale already aro at work
forming a cluh on the lines of the Now
ninn Cluh of the University of Pennsyl
vania and similar organizations repre
Mrs. Jacob U Phillips, a Philadelphia
unman of wealth, who was present yes
terday, was chiefly responsible for the
ledtratlon Idea and nt present !s the
roctity's most ardent supporter. In Man-
rattan. Prof. James M. Kleran. or the
chair of education In Hunter College, is
tno federation's most active worker.
The meeting of the students yesterday
was ono of two held hero each year to
permit them to comblna extraneous coi-
leglato Instruction with pleasure In tho
nirm or a lecture by some noted (Jntho
lie savant, followed by an absolutely
unhlKhbrowlsn" dancing party. Tni
lecturer yesterday was Austin O'Malley.
I, Li. D.. JI. D., or Philadelphia, well
known to the readers of sclentltlc Jour,
Dr. O'Malley. whose subject. "The Kf
fpet of the American Climate on the
European Immigrant." might havo beon
expected to frighten the college students
away, but InMead held their close at-
tentlon, was Introduced My Mgr. I.avel'e,
rector of St. Patrick's Cathedral, lie-
Pl.iywrlghts' and press agents' day
waM observed yesterday at the trial of
tho $:00,000 libel suit which Magistrate
Joseph K. Oorrlgan Is bringing against
the IIoblis-Merrlll Company for publish
ing a novel by George Bronson Howard,
entitled "God's Man," which the Magis
trate maintains has passages character
izing hlm as the reverse of the title.
The two press agents testified before
Supreme Court Justice Goff that the
novelist believed Magistrate Corrlgan
held him for trial In order to "steal"
from him Theodora Gerard, the young
actress, who caused his arrest In 1909,
when Howard was too rough In trying
to Induce her to return Jewelry which he
had given her.
Magistrate Corrlgan, recalled to the
stand, denied Howard's reported Insinua
tions, declaring that before the actress's
appearance In Jefferson Market court he
had been Introduced to her and she had
said, "How do you dor' but that the ac
nualntancc began l.iul ended there. He
thought he might l ave seen ner lateral
the Casino Theatre, but whatever lilt she
made with the rest of tho uudlcncc was
lost on lilm, for ho failed to notice her,
Try to Prove Firm Knew.
The witnesses of the day were called
by his attorney, Henry W. Arnold, to
controvert the claim of John 1 Lock
wood, counsel fur tho publishing firm,
that the llobbs-Merrlll Company did not
know beforo they Issued the book that
Magistrate Corrlgan was the Magistrate '
"Cornlgan" of the manuscript, who wa
described as untlatterlngly slmllnr to ,
some of the prtaoncts he sentenced.
After John W. Runmey, president of
tho American Play Company, which
pleases tho movie fans by turning sue-
cetsful novels Into motion pictures, h.td
It's spelled Corlgan. I called their atten
tion to that, and they're willing to take
"Yes. we're willing to take a chance."
was Benihardt's refrain, so Francis
averred. Bernhardt added, Francis said,
that "the publicity we will get will ad
vertise the book." Francis continued In
a casual sort of way that another book
discussed was n proposed history of the
Tenderloin by himself, and Justice Goff
allowed this advance notlco to get Into
tho record as not seriously reflecting on
W. J. Klngsley on Bland.
Walter J. Ktngsley. publicity man for
the B. F. Keith vaudevlllo circuit, was
summoned by Attorney Arnold, and re
luted how Bernhardt had n-sked hlm
prior to the publication of "God's Man"
to publish a review of It and do all ho
I'ould to help Its sale In the roaring For
llcs. He said ho commented thus to
"This book Is the result of the bitter
feud between Howard and Judgo Cor
rlgan, due to Howard's belief that How
nrd's girl had been stolen from hlm as
a result of a fratueup In which Judge
Corrlgan had a part."
Hernhardt replied, according to Kings
ley, that he knew that, but ho felt that
Howard was "enough of a literary artist
lu get away with It." Wilson Mlzner,
the playwright, who collaborated with
Howard on two dramas, took the stand,
but as most of Arnold's questions to him
were ruiea out he played mainly a think
ing part. Almost his only contribution
lo the case was Ills reply as to whether
ho had read the novel. Made with basso
profundo emphasis. It was: "I have not."
Magistrate Corrlgan then mado an
other of his frequent trips to the (stand
nnd listened while Arnold read him ex
tracts from tho book In which Magis
trate Cornlgan was pictured ns n regular
llxture at "Joints," particularly 'the
Kid's," where he was seen taking care
of some "sporting girls."
Magistrate Cornlgan was represented
to havo had "Ulllle's" place raided In or
der that he might substltuto us a com
forter for "UHllc's girl," whom the hook
magistrate felt ought to llko him better.
The magistrate said he had visited a
place run by Kid McCoy, the prize
lighter, but It was with men friends and
done for reasons of duty ho was writing
mi exposure of police maladministration
at the time. The only place hs ever
had folded, he said, was not run by a
man named "Blllle," but was on West
Twenty-second street. Ho had broken It
up, he said, bsyause It was frequented
by persons who were better suited for
Objection waa made by Attorney
!.ockrood to having tho magistrate de
tail what happened when Howard was
urralgtied before him on August 22,
190?, and Magistrate Corrlgan was not
allowed to show how well ho could
qualify as a reporter. He did tell, how
ever, of Theodora Gerard's brief flitting
throimh his existence. Hn stated that
though Attorney Lockwood offered to
mako public ajiology for tho novel after
Us publication no retraction was ever
The case continues to-day.
TEN CARDINALS GET RED HATS.
Pope Imposes Oflca at Pnblle Caa
alstnry In St. Peter's.
Romi, Dec. 7. Pope Benedict held a
public consistory to-day In the Hall af
Beatifications nbovo tho Atrium of St.
Peter's, In the presence of several thou
sand persons. Tho ten Cardinals rreatrd
on Monday nnd nlso Cardinal Frcnh
wlrth, Apostolic Delegate at Munich, and
Cardinal Soaplnellt, former Papal Nun
cio nt Vienna, who were created Car
dinals in 1914, entered the hall, after
which the Pontifical prbresslon went In
bearing the portable throne. The Pope
blessed the kneeling assemblage.
After tho Pope had Imposed the Red
Hat on the now Cardinals ho returned
to his npartments, while the Sacred, Col
lego rang the To Dcum In tho Ststlno
At the passage of the pontiff neveral
Frenchmen who were present cried out:
"Holy father, blew, France In her strug
gle!" to which the Pope replied Tjy lm
p.'trtlns the apostolic benediction, smil
ing as he did so.
Higher Prices for Papers O. K.'d.
RoStom, Dee. 7. The Association of
National Advertisers at lis annual meet
ing to-day adopted a resolution approv
ing "reasonable Increases In the selling
price of periodicals and newspapers,"
because of the higher cost of white
The Pride af the pretfaeer
The Delight ! the cenmmer
Fragrant! Red Burgtiniy
Leak for the wsrds "Chauvenet-Red
Cap" on capsuls and neckband.
It. P. Plnlsy A Co.. Ltd., N. V.
500,000 SEEK NATURALIZATION.
Aboat 1 BO, (100 Women Aeneas;
Number. According; to Report.
Wabiunoton, Dec. 7. Approximately
half a million foreigners took steps to
become naturalized American citizens
during the year ended In June, accord
ing to the annual report of tho bureau
of naturalization, made public to-day.
Declarations of Intention were filed by
207,935, petitions for naturalization by
108.009, and courts Issued certificates to
93,911. It Is estimated that 130,000
women were represented.
Uses Pepper In Robbery,
I.os Angeles, Dec 7. A lone rblier
threw pepper In the face of an express
wagon guard to-day In the rear of it
He then seized $20,000 In gold and cur
rency from the express wagon and escaped.
It. - lnln,l...l Den.
Kleran or Hunter coiiego loui nrieny or . " -- ,';; " , " ,.
the collece Catholic clubs formed since
the last meeting and of the organizations
about to be formed In nlc, Dartmouth.
Vassar. Bowdoln and other Institutions.
Dr. O'Malley. who. with the late
Major Woodruff of the regular army
and others, has made a long study of
the effect of sun rays on tho white
man's efficiency, elaborated upon Ideas
which In briefer form ho delivered re
cently In the University of Pennsyl
house signed by one Carl Bernhardt.
Hans N. Johnson, Jr., told the court of
Bernhardt' presence In a cottui;o at
Bellcclnlre, U I., where Howard lu the
summer of 1915 was putting "God's
Man" through the final stages of cvolu- (
Johnson, who shared a cottage with
tho writer during week ends, told of ce- i
Ing Howard and Hernhardt going over
tho manuscript and proof sheets of tho
vanla nnd thereby brought down upon noel, which Is not a popular work with
lil. hend the Invective of countless . the Magistrate. To a question whether
Southern editors. It Is his contention, I he had ever tieard tho novelist tell Bern-1
In short, that the United States south of hanlt why he had written tho book
North Carolina "Is not fit for the white I Johnson replied:
.races to thrive In. and as n matter of fact "On one occnslon Mr. Howard said he
no white race ever has thriven there- was trying xo ei revenge on juage cor
to quote from that part of his lecture i rlgan." At this Hernhardt, according to
which has to do with this country. I the witness, "only laughed." Then At
In a lecture which Indicated that the I torney Arnold sought to show that the
speaker had made exhaustive anthropo- j book, which tho defendants claim sprang
logical nnd climactic research Dr. O'Mal- from fictitious Imaginings, represented a
ley dwelt for the better part of an hour different sort of dream.
on his contention, also neia uy .injor
Woodruff, that the southern sun does
not mako for efficiency among the blond
races. The lecture seemed to cause tne
younu college men and women to forget
even the danco which t-oon was to follow.
Tnlkrd of "netting Even."
Patrick I.. Francis, the next wllnes.
said he was n theatrical producer nml
former newt-paper man nnd described
1 " "IU . T",,.r " . meetlrg Ilowart and Bernhardt outside
. - .J.... iT. .V,...: tho nitlrwe Theatre in August. 1015.
the nroKramme after the final npplaue
had died down, and spent nn hour or
of on Intellectual order,
month before "God's Man" came Into the
' '. in lernslcho-1 worIJ' Wlu'" I '". " lend of I'rnli-
r Xft '! ten years, introduced Bernhardt
Z,Vi Francis nul that the novelist made con-
NEW BOGUS $20 NOTES APPEAR.
Federal Reserve Counterfeit Re
ported of Poor Quality.
"Congratulate me. I've Just finished a
book 'God's Man." Mr. Hernhardt If
tho New York representative of llobbs
Merrlll, You know I'm getting even
with that swine CorrlEnn. You know
tiniv Iim trle.l In r.illrruiit mn nlipn 1 u-.m
Washington, Dec. 7. The first coun-, (lrralKtied before him nnd how he tried
terfelt twenty dollar Federal reserve to Rct To(My 0erarj a..,y from ,r ..
noto to be made Is being circulated, ,.How !lll0Ut , 111)el , .... ,va,
secret service ofllclals announced tn-doy n8k(.,i liy brands, according to his tos'.i-
It Is on the Philadelphia Federal re- ,I10y
serve bank, bears the check letter II and -m FpCllng the name Cornlgan." was
Is of such poor quality as to be readily the leply, which Francis snld llow.inl
detected. (rave him, "but In the contents page
Ever grow chilly around
You need a longer over
coat. A "semi-ulster" that's
wool-lined all the way
Big turn-up collar too,
with special tab device for,
making it windproof in
He In her wear Ills ring and scarfpln.
Minn as those described by Miss
Jiirer at her trial, hut he took them
bieii after she had failed to keep an ap
1"' "tnent with him, he said. The com
Mn, record of Wax's career was not
j'Ude- public yesterday on the ground
'lie names of the persona who saw
with Itno Tanzer were to be found
' ami that It would not do to let
' pcrhons know the Government
'il them as witnesses.
New Figures n Case.
s explanation foreshadowed the
" .Hire of several new figure In the
' addition to the Mme. X. who
' I'd mi Asilntant District Attorney
1 ' t. I n, Jiut whrii the trial will
1 ' n id th District Attorney's men
,x 1 1 a .(ling lo say yesterday, It was
1 "I there In a great deal of work
1 )m done oh the Government's
York city whose Identity waa not die
The boards for the last four years
have been conducting a campaign for a
fund of 110.000.000, which now amounts
to about 15,800.000',
Man's Hats, Christmas Styles
My best guess Is that the proceed-
l'n won't ttait until after the irst of
We cut profltf &
keep up quality
$1.90 & $2.90
Rich Naw Colors
Worth S 4
Holkky Silk Hats, $4.80
Underwear a specialty
specially union suits.
Christmas order forms
for firms and individuals
wanting to give orders on
us, now ready.
Rooers Peet Company
at 13th St.
at 34th St.
at 4ISt St
When You Spend $20 for a
Saks Suit or
a Saks Overcoat
you are also buying $20 worth, which
is a distinction worth remembering!
l A buyer for a big house, such as Saks',
for example, is or ought to be a man
who is competent to get the best mer
chandise the market affords for the least
expenditure of his employer's money. The
average buyer gets the same values as
everybody else gets. The good buyer gets
something a little better.
q You, as a buyer for yourself, are either
average or good. Either you just spend
money, or you get something for it. Now
it is one thing to lay out $20 in money and
another to lay in $20 in merchandise, but
both are embraced in one operation atSaks'.
JWe make our own $20 clothes, which
means that we can put into the making
and styling the money which, in other
clothes, must be used to support the
Think it over-better still,
look them over and judge for yourself.
Broadway at 34th Street
at 34th St.
Beginning this morning at 9 o'clock
Women 's Plain Tailored and
Reduced to $20
Formerly $25 to $39.50
Broken lots of high-grade suits from regular stock reduced for Im
mediate clearance. In the following materials:
Needle Gabardine, Fine Velours, Chiffon Broadcloth, Poiret-Twill,
Heavy Wool Jersey, Twill Backed- Velvet
Also A Very .Special Offering of
Women's Evening Wraps at $37.50
For Friday and Saturday Only
Models which reflect every new feature shown in most exclusive im
ported creations. Fashioned of Chiffon Velvet, Chiffon Plush and Brocaded
Velvet. Collar, Cuffs and Border Trimmed with Black Chiffon Velvet.
Lined throughout with peau de cygne. To be had in all the wanted eve
ning shades. Fourth Floor.
To-day- A Christmas Exhibition and Sale of
$30,000 Worth of Men's Fine Shirts
In the choicest silks and cotton fabrics
from the foremost looms of the world
Texa Cloths, Finely Woven Scotch Madras, Hand-Loomed Bedford
Cords, Silk Broadcloths, Crepe de Chine, Radium Spieral Silks-in fact
a most imposing showing of the finest shirts obtainable, at prices which
are absolutely the lowest for shirts of such superlative quality.
$1.20 $1.50 $2 $2.50 $3 and $3.50
$3.95 $4.95 $5.95 $7.50 $8.50
Also An Exhibition and Sale of
Men's Fine Silk Cravats
at 39c 59c 69c $1 $1.35
Scarfs from nt loast twenty leading European and American neckwear manu
facturers, in a wonderful variety of weaves and exquisite color combinations.
The mast important event of its kind ever planned.