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RARE ART OBJECTS
Tnndcrlillfc Gnllory, Connected
"With Federation of Fino Arts
Building, in Ashes.
1,100 LIVES IMPERILLED
Artists and Other Occupants
Unrcly Escape ns Blast
Tho Vnnderbllt Gallery, Flfty-olghth
Street annex of tho Federation of Fino
Arjs Building, whose entrance la, at
SIB Weat Fifty-seventh street, was
ruined by fljo yesterday mornlne. Noth
Ingr remained of It at noon except shape
leas pllea of seared bricks and a sod
den heap of cinders containing tho ashes
of hundreds of paintings, old and new;
Irreplacoablo architectural designs and
decorative panels nnd the fused metal of
onco lovely bronzes.
It was well nigh Impossible last night
to cattmato with any degree of accuracy
tno monoy loss of tho fire, for art defies
set methods of appraisal, but In round
ligures It Is safe to state that the con
ilagratlon which destroyed the famous
aalpn, which was barely held back from
consuming the entlro Fine Arts Building
nnd which threatened a whole section of
the city, cost (1,000,000, and hekl aswoll
the hopes of many young artists whoso
inspiration and labor went up In smoke.
Evil fortune brought it about that a
nre should leap from nowhere, with the
audden unoxpectedness of a bomb explo
sion, to send waves of flame through
noora saturated with tho necessary in
flammables of the painter's art Just on
the eve of an exhibition which had
drawn to the Vandorbllt Gallery per-
r.aps 3,000 paintings, a superb collection
of art objects for home decorations, a
notable assemblage of bronzes and mar
bles and n very complete exhibition of
architects' drawings and designs, not to
mention a number of paintings perman
ently hung upon the walls of the gallery
nnd which came from famous collections
of old masters House painters and
decorators were preparing the gallery
nnd connecting rooms for the thlrty
elxth exhibition of the Institute of Ar
chitecture, and electricians were Instal
ling new wiring when the fire began.
Art Societies SnfTcr.
The Federation of Fine Arts Building,
running through the block between
Broadway and Seventh avenue from Fifty-seventh
street to Fifty-eighth stfect;
houses a number of art societies which
produce or attract objects of tho fine
arts that set a stnplard for this side
of the world. Theie are the Federated
Association of Fine Arts, the National
Academy of Design, the New York Cham
ter of the National Architectural
Iagii, th American Water Color So
ciety and tho Art Students League. Had
Chief Kenlon's men been unable to wall
back the Are from the southern reaches
of the various galleries the loss would :
have been Incalculable, and the fact that
they did beat back the fire stands as
one of the best recent accomplishments
of New York's fire force.
ehortly before 10 A. M., while tne
whole building was In a stir of activity
not only with Its custoniary dally em
ployment but with the preliminaries of
the exhibition and the dinner' planned
for last night, which was to hive Inau
gurated the exhibition, there wah a sharp
explosion, a fierce hissing and a blinding
Hash In green and blue, air arising ap
parently In a corner of the second floor
of the gallery. These phenomena, re
ported by a number of persons who
were In tho gallery at tho time, go with
a short circuit contact with wires
which should never have touched and
M tho police and tho firemen put down
tho cause of the big blaze as defective
wiring and short circuiting of wires. It
may have been that; or, as others
thought, a painter may have been care
less with an acetylene torch.
Tho fire began and leaped forward
like a vicious, living thing. Its hunger
was swiftly fed with varnish, paint, gas
olene, canvas, picture frames, wooden
flooring and silk and velvet hangings.
From the Instant It began there was
never a chance to save the Flfty-elghtn
elreet side of the building and less than
an even chance to save the whole mm
Arts Building. Within fifteen minutes
after the first flash and report that
startled everybody within earshot the
Vnnderbllt Gallery was a red, roaring
lurnace into wnicn splintered glass was
falling and brick walls were toDDllnir.
and into which also men. came very near
Perhaps It was fortunate that an cn-
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nine company, No. 23, lived across tha
Htreet and thut Paddy Murphy, captain
or, tills company, avea seconds in n
tlnir his men Into the Fine Arts Uulld
Ink and putting- threa lines of hose to
work where they would do the moat
Bood which Is to Bay, In the north aide
, of the nre, wetting down lta possible
vintl. ....... lA...n.,1 4k. TiNf'
jnuunM lunuiu 'tun
acrid amoks that naured out of the burn
Inx mens of paints and oils Deputy
Chief Curtln arrived, took one awlft
survey and ranif In a second, then a
third Alarm. These brought tha Old
Man himself, Kenlon, with an array of
deputy chiefs and battalion chiefs.
Nearly 1,100 budding artists of tho
Art Students League were at wont wun
cut without dlfllcultv and In oalm order,
they noverthelesa had to hurry. Aftiong
theso was a group of a life cIiibs draw
ing from the nude, and their two
models, as Innocent of clothing as
Aphrodlto rising from the sen, wore In
sad straita until young men tnrew oyer- Somowhero off Cnpo May, settling
coats over them, bundled them ntomto the B(ft il0tt0mi tfca a treasuro
shnpeless figures and hustled them Into mora to bo dMlrtd thft ths g0,(, doh.
tho streot and the protecting anon'y loons and pieces of eight In the well
of a taxlcab. Besides all these were known col,cetlon ot CaD, K,da Por
the Painters and decorators, xewoi
whom had time to seize their acces-
sorlcs when Capt. Murphy charged In
with tho roaring
io roaring command to "Beat it I"
By 11 o'clook tho danger of a spread
of the fire was gone, but In the mean
time the tenants of the Osborn apart
ment houso, at Seventh avenue and
Fifty-seventh street, had been warned
Into tho street by tho police, and 150
horses from tho stables of the Central
Park, Biding Academy In Seventh ave
nue, hear by, had been haltered nnd led
out of danger. A good deal of damage
had been done by wator to the rooms
of tho Federation of Fine Arts main
building on the Fifty-seventh street side,
though flror had not reached any part of
the main structure. It will require sev
eral days before more than an approxl
motion of the loss to nrt and of tho
damage In dollars can be reckoned, for
a list must be made up of the artists
who contributed pnlntlngs or modellings
to the proposed exhibition, together with
the number of objects that wero do
stroyed. Also a list will be made of tho
old paintings, somo derived from tho
Morgan, Vanderbllt nnd Rockefeller col'
lections, that wero eaten up by the Are
Arthur Crisp, vice-president of the
American Institute of Architecture, said
after the. Are that the extent of the
catastrophe to art was hard to reckon.
"Such things as were burned are not
rcplacablc," said Mr. Crisp. "In ad
dition to paintings and statues, repre
senting the best work of old artists and
some of the finest work that Is being
done Dy the new, there were many
architects' drawings and designs of ex
treme value which cannot possibly bo
restored. The loss In nrt objects alone
might be .figured at $750,000, and cer
tainly the total loss will run well over a
Of all the loss only tho bulldlnsr Itself
is covered Dy insurance. Nothing re
mains for tho artists whose works were
destroyed. A clause In every exhibi
tor's entry blank releases the sponsors
from liability for damage which may re
sult to a painting or statue. Among
the one hundred exhibits nerhans the
most notable were a fifteenth century
triptych of the Italian Rennhlsance nnd
a drawing by John Sargent, which was
loaned by him. Both were In the Horace
Moran room. Members of the catalogue
committer announced last night that
none of tho valuable specimens from the
Morgan collection were destroyed.
Prominent among the artlst3 who wem
exhlbltlng.wero W. T. Bender, Edwin H.
Blashfleld, A. Stirling Calder, Arthur
Covey, Louise H. II. Cox. Arthur Crisp,
Isidore KontI and John Gregory. They
and their contemporaries are expected
to enter a substitute exhibition to re
place this disastrous one. Arrangements
to that end wore under way while the
ruins still exhaled smoke.
Retaliation by United States
Montreal, Jan. 30. Sir Lomer Uouin,
Premier of the Province of Quebec, an
nounced to-night the possibility of an
embargo on tho pulp and pulpwood re
sources of the Jrovlnce of Quebec. He
said the Provincial Government would
rigidly maintain the present policy of
keeping Canadian raw materials for the
use of Canadian mills.
An embargo on the export of nuln
wood and the pulp to the United States
would lead to retaliation, Sir Andrew
McPhall of McGIll Unlveislty, declared
to the convention of the Canadian Puln
and Paper Association. He added that
If the United States In retaliation should
cut oft the supply of coal to Canada for
one year "every; building In Montreal
would be frozen out before spring."
Canadian pulp wood resources, pre
viously considered almost Inexhaustible,
how are estimated by the Canadian De
partment of Forestry to be sufficient for
not more than thirty-four years accord
ing to the present rate of consumption,
air .nurew declared.
FREE WHISKEY ORDERED.
U. S. Mnrahal at Detroit to Sup.
Detroit, Jan. 30. United States Mar
shal Henry Behrendt was authorized this
morning In a telegram from Washington
to furnish free of charge to all reputable
physicians whiskey to bo used In the
treatment of influenza cases.
The Marshal was Instructed to deliver
the whiskey only when satisfied It was
Intended for legitimate purposes and to
guard against any abuso of tho order.
He will be required to keep a record of
tho quantity furnished each physician
and the latter will report to the authori
ties tho name of the patient for whom It
Is prescribed and the amount furnished.
FEWER CASES DT CHICAGO.
Bptetal Deipatch to Tns Sen..
Chicago, Jan. 30. Influenza's grip on
the city Is being shaken loose, according
to the figures reported to-day to Health
Commissioner Dr.ohn Dill RoDertson,
who' returned from Washington to find
to-day's total of new cases 1,101, as
against 1,326 yesterday.
To-day's deaths were 88, against 89
yesterday. The total number .of new
cases of pneumonia was 383 as against
443 yesterday, with a total of 80 deaths
as against 84 yesterday.
professorship In Ger-
man at Columbia University was filled
yesterday by appointment of Prof.
Robert Horndon Fife, Jr., now Taft pro
fessor of German at Wesleyan Uni
versity. He succeeds the late Prof. Cal
vin Thomas. Trot. Fife was born at
Charlottesville. Va., In 1871, and after
graduating from the University of Vir
ginia studied at Gottlngen and Lelpslc,
receiving the degree of doctor of phil
osophy from the latter Institution. Ho
has edited a number of German text
books and monographs cn German literature.
, BOO CASES WHISKEY
CavB 18 Broacl,ca
in Tort Hero nnd Onptnin
Must Explain To-day.
MOKE STILLS AltE SEIZED
Brooklyn Residents .Getting
Stcol Safo Doors to Guard
Private Boozo Cellars.
the ad (h , , .
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are still under her hatohes. Daw Jones
added to his prlvato stock 600 cases, or
6,000 bottles, which had to be thrown
overboard while the ship was battling
with tho heavy seas o'f the coastal
This pitiable circumstance and several
other Interesting facts came to light
yesterday afternoon as tho result of a
visit paid to Federal Prohibition Agent
Bhevlln'a offlce by Edward D. Bmlth, n
young negro who Is secretary of the
Black Star Lino, 'under whose flag tha
vessel Is operated.
Mr. Smith also Informed Mr. Shovlln
that the 14,800,000 cargo had been ron
algned to eighteen or twenty Now York
peoplo, to be delivered, however. In Ha
vana. He said that the manlfesta and
bills of lading had ibeen made out that
Tlie secretary confidently told Mr.
Shevlln that tho Yarmouth was ex
pected to resume her Interrupted voy
ago Sunday morning, having been pro
nounced seaworthy by the repairers.
But when Mr. Shevlln had finished his
questioning with tho request that Capt.
Elushus Cockburn of the Yarmouth ap
pear before him this morning to ex
plain somo of the mysterious disap
pearances from the whiskey cargo
which have taken place since the vessel
returned to New York the secretary of
the Black Star Line was not so certain
about the sailing date.
Mast Explain Missing Whiskey.
Smith wanted to know why the nro.
hlbltlon agents had taken charge of th
"Because I want tn know iust what
your Intentions are with regard to thlj
cargo," Mr. Shevlln told him. "To mj
knowledge sixty bottles have been takw
from the ship. I want their disappear
ance explained, and also the reason vhy
fourteen cases were found stowed away
on the after deck, apparently ready to be
fc'omo light on these Questions Is ex
pected from the visit which Capt. Cock
burn will pay to the Custom House this
morning. The secretary was unabto to
offer any explanation. Until thoy are
answered satisfactorily, Mr. Shevlln told
him, tho ship will not bo permitted ta
Mr. Shevlln questioned the steamship
official regarding the nature of the dam
ages which made It necessary for the
Yarmouth to turn baclr. The secretary
was unable to tell what damages had
been sustained, but he said that he un
derstood the ship had sprung a leak. He
did not think It was in the hull, but that
a porthole had figured In some way.
Asked why the captain had chosen to
come back to New York when there were
other ports nearer at hand the secretary
said It was the captain's preference to
come back here, as this was the port
from which he had cleared. '
Lock Savred Off a Ilnlkhcnil,
'How did one of the hatches come to
bo broken?" asked Mr Shevlln. "I un
derstand that a lock was sawed off a
steel bulkhead leadlns from the engine
room to the hold and that one of the
wooden hatches were smashed."
Smith said he didn't know, but that
he had heard that some men had tried to
dig through the bunkers to get at the
whiskey, and that one man nad tried to
take a whoR) case ofT tho ship. He Bah
ho believed Cspt. Cockburn had the key
to the hatches.
Continued evidence of amateur activ
ity In the manufacture of booze was un
covered yesterday by the prohibition
ngents. A squad of tho still hunters
under Ray EOftus went to an apartment
In the rear of a shoe store at 124 Cherry
street and found fifty-eight empty grape
crates, a fruit crusher and three barrels
of red wine. John Vosocea, living there,
said hat he had made the wlno six
months ago, but ho was placed under
Ono man appeared -t the Custom
House yesterday morning with a one
First cost less than many;
Maintenance cost less than any;
: : None better made
A trantportatton record of NINE YEARS of con- '
ttant Mcrvici by Vtlie Trvcka is a eautt of just pridt.
Garland Automobile Co,
1888 Broadway, at 62d St., N. Y. , Phone CoL 5696
THE SUN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1920.
gallon still which he wanted to surren
der, Ho was J, Moser of 2382 rutnarn
avenue, Brooklyn. He told the officers
that ho had seen tho contraption ndver
Used in a paper and that ho had bought
It "to oxporlment with."
llnrreU of lied Winn Suited,
Federal Prohibition Agents Dennis
Mollan and John Kllcourao found
four barrels of red wlno at 200 East
120th street. Louis Zapola told them
ho had begun to mako It back In Hop
tember, but ho wan ordored to appear
In the United States Attorney's ofllco
to-day on a chargo of manufacturing
wlno, Tho same men found ft gnllon
ot whiskey and two gallons of port
wlno nt 2374 Third avenue, and pre
sontcd a summons to Itlchard Clans to
nppenr at tho same place.
Three small home stills wero seized
In Brooklyn yesterday, Agent J, II.
Davis found one In the possession of
F. rtatxol at 330 Marlon street and an
other In thnt ot Chris Offorman at 416
Chauncey street. Agent R, B. Connolly
took another away rrom ueorue uicuoi.ii
at 160 Knickerbocker stroet.
.tn urnoklvn owners of nrlvate stocks
are taking no chances. Five hundred ot
them have barred the entrances to their
cellars with steel safe doors, according
to tho New York agency ot a saie
and vault manufacturing company
whlr-h hn Installed them. The doors
enpt between I1B0 and $200 each. A
carload moro la expected in a few days.
A round up of violators of tho pro
hibition amendment In Brooklyn Is
HPhpduled to start Monday, Federal
agents have Information regarding
saloon keepera suspected of Belling
DRYS SEEK AID OF HUGHES.
i Inn 1
Mnlnn Tlnns Conven-
Bv wav of preparing a programme
for a proposed convention of the Gover
nors of at least thirty States that rati
fied the Eighteenth Amendment to tho
Federal Constitution Carl a Mllllkcn,
Clovernor of Maine and one of tho most
militant ot drys, consulted yesterday
with Charles 13. Hughes.- As ho left
Mr. Hughes's offices, 96 Broadway, Gov.
Mllllken would not affirm tho general
opinion that tho former Supreme Court
Justice hnd agreed to act In an advisory
or any other capacity should GOV. Mllll
kcn nnd other Stato executives elect to
fight openly the efforts of the States of
Now Jersey, Connecticut nnd Rhode
Island to overturn prohibition,
Gov. Mllllken was accompanied to Mr.
Hughes's office by auy II. Sturgls, Attorney-General
for 'Maine. The Governor
has communicated with more than thirty
Governors with a view of holding the
dry convention soon, but was disinclined
to reveal tho opinions of those with
whom he has communicated.
Mr. Hughes declined to mako any
comment upon the conference with Gov.
OVER wide; AREA
Vessels Even Bring Cases to
IVashin'Qto.v, Jan. 30. A summary of
reports of Jnfluenia received by tho Pub
lic Health Service to-day showed these
New York Stato (exclusive of New
York city) Influenza, 1,150 ; pneumonia,
Rhode Island Scattered cases, of
which Providence reports 55.
Ohio Total of 300 or 400 cases so
far; all mild.
Michigan 2,400 cases ot Influenza
and 202 of pneumonia.
Minnesota 70D cases.
Wisconsin Kenosha. 60 ; Oshkosh, 51 ;
Racine, 53 r Madison, 34; Superior, 100.
Colorado 1,500 cases, or which Den
ver has 192.
Utah Scattered ; Salt Lake City, 231
caspp, four deaths. ,
North Dakota About 300 cases.
Oregon Several hundred cases, In
cluding 2S at Tortland.
New Mexico S3 in State reported yes
terday. Idaho About 260 cases, scattered.
Montana About 140 cases, scattered.
Texas Over 600 cases reported yes
terday. Wyoming Over 195 casss reported
Washington 540 cases.
Arkansas Scattered throughout the
Missouri St. Louis, 452 ; Kansas City,
215 ; St. Joseph. 59 ; Jeflerson City, 23 ;
Iowa Scattered cases, with 160 In
Honolulu Numerous cases of Influ
enza arriving on vessels ; po further de
tails. Shop Workers Get Ilnlir.
Cincinnati, Jan. 30. An Increase In
pay ranging from 18 to 25- per cent.,
with back pay dating to November 1,
1919, was granted to-day to more than
9,000 shoe workers In Cincinnati. Vlr-,
tually all employees 1 the various de-'
partments are on piece T-ork.
COFflNS RISE WITH
INCREASE OF FLU
Continued from First rape.
have been kept at homo by tho fear pt
The fine work of MIbs Lillian D, Wnld,
chairman of tho Nurses ISmergenoy
Council, was again highly praised by Dr.
Sceptical' on TnrU "Curr."
A report from Paris yesterday stated
a serum had been found thnt would cure
Influenza nnd sleeping sickness. Com
missioner Copeland was sceptical about
"Sleeping alckncBs nnd Influenza nro
Identical In origin," he said. "Xhls offlco
coined tho word 'epidemic comma' laBt
year to cover sleeping sickness secondary
to influenza, whenever a germ respon
sible for any disease Is known and can
be Isolated It Is possible to prepare a
vaccina that will protect against the
disease and a senfm that may bo useful
In Its.troatmont. 1
"Unfortunately there Is a great dif
ference of opinion among sctentlflo men
as to tho causative factor for Influenza.
With two or threo notable exceptions
tho American Investigators, at least, are
agreed that It has not yet been deter
mined. Until It la determined any
vacclno for the prevention of the dls
ease or serum Intended for Its euro must
bo purely experimental.
"At tho present moment I view will:
suspicion and doubt all statements re
gardlng the virtues of any such biological
According to reports received by the
Public Wervlco Commission yesterday
thcro were 2,402 men on tho sick list of
tin Interborough Rapid Transit Com
pany, the Brooklyn Rapid Transit sys
tern, the New York Railways Company
and the Third Avenue Railway Com
pany. This la nearly 10 per cont. of
the total number of men employed by
Archbishop Hayes Make Appenl
Archbishop Patrick J. Hayes wrote tho
following letter to each Catholic hos'
pltal In the city yesterday;
in the crisis which now confronts
us It Is clearly the duty of every loyal
citizen to aid to the utmost ot his or
her ability tho Commissioner of Health
In his great effort to help tho stricken
and to stamp out this blighting epidemic.
Following the traditions of the past,
based on the sturdy patriotism of our
Catholic people, I, as Archbishop, In the
namo of my people, have pledged the
fullest cooperation ot our hospitals and
nurses to Commissioner Copeland. He
has accepted our offer with unstinted
prnlse of hospital and nurse.
Recalling the generous and unfllnch
Ing sacrifice made by our nursing pro
fesslon during the recent war, I am
confident that the appeal I now make
will meet with as prompt and as heroic
a response. In the name of God and
humanity I urgo all our Catholic grad
uate nurses and all who have tjklll In
nursing to tender their services to the
"The labor will be heroic, but tho, God
given reward will be superabundant."
Yesterday's report was as follows:
Cw reported. Deaths.
Influ. I'neu. Influ. 1'neu.
Manhattan 2199 S2S C 67
Bronx ) CO 15 1!
Brooklyn IMS 2U 3H 65
Queens 3".o :.t 8 s
Klchmond 138 17 t 1
Total, city K32 S51 in m
Total to date 30001 6031 CI3 U
131S 433 -191 183 Stl
New Jersey had an Increase ot 5S3
influenza cases and 5S pneumonia cases
Best when taken
on arising, but
effective any time
Natural and definite in
action; prompt and posi
tive in results. You add
jus the amount of Pluto
to suit your condition.
For mild action as a laxa
tive take J 4 of a glass of
Pluto fill glass with hot
or cold water.
For thorough cleansing
as a cathartic take Yi of
a glass of Pluto fill glass
with hot or cold water.
For quick purge as a pur
gative take A of a glass of
Pluto fill glass with hot
or cold water.
WHEN NATURE WONT
Your WILL -
I 111 - .
I yesterday over the day preceding, Tho
j totals wero 1,4KB nnd 180 respectively.
PLAGUE SERUM CURES
INFLUENZA IN PARIS
Pasteur Institute Production
Used With Success.
Si-eclat Cablt DtipaKh to Tub Sun
C'opnhht, IK0, all rlahtt rtttrvnl.
Paws, Jan. 30. Tho recurrence ot tho
Influenza epidemic on n largo scale In
ICuropo and America has directed spe
cial attention to a discovery of a Paris
physician who, after long continued ex
periments, asserts ho linn found n iem
ody for arlp In Its various forms. This
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Yo PREFERRED STOCK
PREFERRED AS TO DIVIDENDS AND ASSETS
PAR VALV1S $100.00, NON-ASSESSABLE
. AUTHORIZED OUTSTANDING
!9nrAfo,'rod Stock B,500,000 83,800,000
Common stock $4,000,000 i;20o;ooo
Dividends have been paid regularly for the past seventeen years.
Paynblo January 1st and July 1st Thcro is 110 better. 7 per cent
investment in tho United States.
If yon are look!nfffrasafeandpormainent investment we believe this 7 percent Btotfcxrlllnppealtoyoii.
It is on olil established business. That tho Preferred Stock Is amply well protected Is shown from tho
fact that the net earnings avnilnblo for dividends after tho Federal tax and all other taxes wero paid during
the past four yearshavo averaged nearly four times the dividends on tho Preferred Storlc outstanding. Tho
Common Stockholders proposo to pflvo oven greater protection to tho Preferred Stock by leaving annually
in the treasury substantial part of the earning of the Common Stock.
. W. Ii. Douglas namo Is known throughout the world. Tho trado mark is a very vnluablo asset worth
millions of dollars, and Is the property of tho stockholders. It is ono of the most valuable trado marks in
United States. Application will bo mado to liavo this stock listed upon the stock exchange
This company owns and operates 107 W.L.Dou?las shoe storos located In the largo cities. W.L.Pouglns bIiocs are also sold
by over 9000 shoo dealers In tho United St.iten. During the past few yean our shneshavo boen more extensively advertised
than ever boforo. 'Stamping W.L.DongUs namo and the retail price on the bottom ot tho shoes beforo they lcavo the fac
tory has saved the wearers millions of dollars, and guarantoos tnem the best shoes In style, comfort and service that can
w piuuuuuu lur mo price.
In the leading forolgn countries a great
SPrungUn. Our domestic business halneraand nn that mir mips hum mnrpitlinn
doubled In fouryears. In WIS the sales were 88,060,028.41 and In 1019821,908,901.11
The past six month's business was at the rate of over 824,000,000 per year.
In common with other great bnslnmfcs we nr M MiUtlonal capital to met ths urgent
requirement! of Inoretslng domntlo anil foreign tradi. The new conditions of biulne
also demand more capital. The cost of labor and material his nearly doubled no that
twice tho amount of oapltat necessary under tho old lmslnosscondltlonsls now required.
You win make no mistake to order at onco ns many shares of this
stock as you can afford to buy, price UtOO.OO per share. It you caro
for more particulars fill ouHlin coupon nn, mnilnt once.
Send certified check, cashier's check. Post Oftlce Money Order or
Express Order to W. U DOUGLAS SHOE CO., Brockton, Mass.
re your 'Mm '
Every time you skid you wear off miles
and miles of tire service. It's like so
many dollars being thrown in front of
the sr.eet cleaner's scraper. Loss of
tractio'n always means loss of tire money.
Chief Engineer of the International
Motor Company, A. F. Masury, says :
"Sluing the wheels of railroad cars causes flat wheels.
If sliding a hardened steel tire over a smooth steel rail
for a few seconds can so abrade the wheel that its pounding
will crack ISO-lb. rails, fancy the damage to a rubber tire
in skidding or sliding over a stone or concrete road.
"No matter how carefully and skillfully you drive when
roads are wet and slippery, it is next to impossible to avoid
skidding unless your tires are equipped with Anti-Skid Chains
such as Weed Chains."
Weed Anti-Skid Chains
For Protection and Preservation
Weed Chains insure safety, economy and tire protection
Always put them on "At the First Drop of Rain."'
Weed Chains are also made to meet the demand for an
efficient traction and anti-skid device for tracks equipped with
single and dual solid tires or with the Very large pneumatic
fire. They are so constructed thmt they satisfactorily meet tha
requirements of heavy truck service in mud, sand or snow.
cnnnlstn slninlv nf hvnndermla Inlectlonn
.or tho anii-pingun serum produced at
inn I'nntcur Institute hero,
Wlillo asserting that grip Is not nt nil
related to tho bubonlo nlngue, Dr.
Charles Kolley, discoverer of the, remedy,
polntn out thnt the same serum tun; i
applied successfully In tho same- group
of diseases, His experiments began on
himself after n laboratory accident In
October, 1018, In which ho Inoculated
hiniHcIf with Influenza microbes, Ho
domonstratcd that tho nntl-plng.ua scrum
nlso cures grip,
Incidentally, Dr. Folley declares thnt
oncephalltls.lotharglrn, or sleeping sick
ness, la not to ho taken lightly, ns It
lm.i been heretofore, for It Is a serious
phnse of tho Influenza nttnek, frequently
having fatal results. So far not a sin
gle enso has been lost by Dr, Folley,
demand for W. L. Douglas shoes lias
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who rcdnnl hla remedy'ns sovereign, If
Tho Polish (lovcrnmciit hns cnlledl
upon him In unilorliild) a fight against
tho plngun In that country, nnd ho will
start for thnt country nt once. Ills ex.
porlments linvo been discussed widely
In Kimland, Hciuullnavla nnd llrj-niany,
Huliuny JoKll'trs (in to AVorUliour,( t
Two heavy footed pedlcrs who trie
to walk Into n train nt tha Deinncey
street subway station, over thq forms of
other passengers wore sentenced to iten
days each In tho workhogiw yesterday
by Magistrate Douras In Ksaex Market
Court. Potcctlvo James Stanley, whp
observed the episode, said It looked as,
If tho men wero playing football, They,,,
wero oooKcn ns nam uoinncrg, m JiUq
low street, nnd Nathan Kalz, 228 Clin
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W. T. DOl'dbAR ."HOP. CO., Ilrocitnn, MaiM
riease fend rro.pcCtus of tho w. L. Dou
ghs Shoo Company and ppeolal option
certlflcito entitling ,mo to purchase within
thirty dars shares of the 7 per cent
preferred stock of the company. It Is un
derstood that this request Incurs no ohllen.
Hon on iny part . unless after Investigation
I subscribo for tho stock.
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