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SECRET OF SHIFTER USES' B EXPOSED
BROTHERS REAP PROFITS BY SALE OF PINS TO FLAPPERS
e an Idea, Hit It on the
Head, Skin It and Sell
It, Their Advice
By BOB DORM .
PL' iVIIKN"'K p I . April 1 Tli-'
Btnman brothers an' l.lpa-ch
5 ;m Idea running around loose and
j Lr it. I In n " .1 i i In n it. Got
her while others get poorer that's
Blmple ns lin'.np hootch." says
Irles Kestenman, one of the four
kthers. "It's always the open sea
I for l'ir.i- Ami tin- woods are
j of them, llk--,v):.H the pi vi-metits
j lyou do is pick out your little Idea,
I H t on the head, sltin It on the spot
1 sen it for a thousand or a m II
I." )r.e nf thr K - 'nmnnn saw n
IvldenT cirl wmiIii- .i i,;t of p.i
f with a glad hand sketched on It.
It hit on the head not the girl.
', t hf : l'-.-i '
IFatch k evolve! Pretty plrl Flip--
per. Dancer. Glad hand Shifty
feet Shift, er, shifty, er hurrah
Shifter! Smart word Shifter
needs a partner. Partner organlza-l
tlon' There it Is, "Shifters organ
ize'" Don't say you don't get it! The
Kestenmans arc in the business ofj
making emblems for lodges and so
on. New organization needs em-;
blems. Now you're un!
PUT ON BADGES.
Soon the Kestenmans were put-1
ting OIXt "Shifter'' badges under the
name of the official Shifters Emblem'
Co. Then the rules and by-laws ap-1
peared. The organi.alion grew faster!
than the Ku Klux Klan And creat-
ed B bigger stir. i,
The flappers flooded into It Heads h
of churches and schools condemned it j
Parents railed against It. But tho I
SEVEN DAYS IN LIT OL' N. Y.
I By JESSIE HENDERSON
peolal to the St.aniLird -Examiner.)
opy right, 1922, by the Standard
Examiner. rEW yoiik, Apni i - rnis town
its April fools' ,',r rarly in the
jk. and a madder s i of women you
'er saw. T h e j .. mm iHSioner
in'', fin'-h. .1 m I lining y t how he i
men. b d t nd :t that order for- 1
IHng smoking by females" in ho
, the it. is, ,r rt-s'a ;irant.s, and the
for is still protesting that he never
ltd such an ordinance anyway.
S r 1 1 Ing wai rone on Broadwaj
n 'l'ootl'p' and smokes being
cd, w hen all of a sudden a police
n appear. ! ,-, t each hotel dining'
hn flourished an order from the
Ice conimifslonrr and announced
ft smoking by ladles was a crime. i
I announced further that lad. B
id blowing the faintest eurl of
bke would be arrested. Society wo-
b rr.errly remarked, "really?" j
ipcrs said, "quit your kidding,"
fes mi mothers chirped, "go on
stop me,"' and blew smoke In the offi
cers' faces. Altogether the unfortu
nate guardian of public morals was
made to feel as welcome" as a hair in
The result was whit might have
been anticipated Women who had I
ni . f In I '..iv Hit . !ga I .-t to 1 1 f i.t tp'f'!,'-d
to light from the escort's and puffed i
as a matter of principle. Female des-
cendants of the declaration and the
Bpston tea party strolled down Broad- j
way after tho theatre, smoking pun- .
gent clouds under the noses and eyes
of the embarassed traffic cops. Smoke :
for women became in a twinkling as j
fiery ;i ever was "don't tread on me,"
or "dam the torpedoes. " Ten years
ago, five years, such a police order
Would hays created little excitement, J
hut today women are feeling their j
votes. The MacMonnles statuo of
Civic virtue proved that even a mar
ble man can't with impunity put his
foot on a lady's nock these times. The j
police commissioner's statute of civic
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It your family physician would assure you (as he would)
that the Automatic stands inspection THIS REFRIGER
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Wo are demonstrating them every hour, and you are wel
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You will be much interested in the A I TOM TTf WATER
IP i COOLING SYSTEM, too.
You are wele..mo to credit.
m Automatic Refrigerators Save Ice ,
f THJ "SHIFTER" SMILE IS KN
it( NG: Hit: "SHIFTER" DANCE IS
SNUGGLING; THE "SHIFTER"
MKTHOl) IS CUDDLING; THE
"SHIFTER" HANDSHAKE IS FEEL
ING, AND THE "SHIFTER" PIN
"Shifters" grew in Providence. Bos
ton. Now York, throughout the east,
until the police interfered.
And the Kestenmans could hardly
make emblem fn-t eiumgh. Thes
brought from 5 cents to 25 cent, ac
cording to where you boupht them.
The secret of the 'Shifters'" suc
cess ma be found In the iuIcs and by
laws. 1 N IT I A HO N PllOMI SKS
Every Shifter ' promises on initia
tion to be a good fellow The pass
word Is "I h&ve paid my checks " The
handshake is done by pressing the
palms together without gripping and
faying. "Be a e;ood fellow; get some
thing for nothing '
The "Shifters" have their own line of
talk. A male ' Shifter" meets a girl
Shifter" and asks, "Cash or check?"
If she answers ' Cash,' ho kisses her
then; "Check,' later. But If ohe
doesn't like his looks, she says "Bank's
closed," and he must respect her an
sw er ,
' Awful." rage the moralists.
"Soft stuff," laugh the Kestenmans.
virtue proved that any man who puts
his foot on a lady's clgaret is going
to have his corns tramped on. But
of course, the New York woman u t
afraid of bulls nowadays. She isn't
afraid of snakes. She proved it at the
annual dinner of the Reptile study so
ciety Lucresla Borgia had her mod
ern defenders. The kaiser hus been
whitewashed And now the snake Is
shown as tho most delightful and de
tracted of creatures, and this at the
hands of tho 20th century Eve. Cop
perheads, rattlers and b la k 8 r I
vied with one another for feminine
as well as masculine attention, and
they all won It. Women curled the
friendly blar ksnake around their bare
necks, and the wriggly rattler around
their bare arms, while they fondled
In the bare hands the cutest copper
head. Many a venomous specimen
had been caught within fifty miles of
.cv. York that is if you bave the
heart to apply the term venomous"
to Innocent little copperheads and rat
tlers who, if they bite you at all ar
doing It merely in fun. The club is
planning the nicest reptile hunt in
tho Jersey hills the next warm day.
Though If it's reptiles they're aftor a
glance around tho dance halls gives
the rise to the query, "Why leave
Of course, one adds hastily, there's
dancing and dancing. Some of It ia
religious, though barefoot. As. for In
stance. Old St Marks ln-t he-bowery.
Not long ago a Hindu ritual was per
formed In this church to tho aston
ishment and enlightenment of Its fash
lonahlo parishioners On Sunday, with
a eurtaln hung before the altar, a
symbolic dance of the Delia Robbla
annunciation was performed by five
silk-robed and barefoot young women.
"Because it is beautiful." woe the rea
son given by the rector for allowing
the dance, "beauty has at all tlnios
been afraid to show her face because
of tho evil mind of the beholder
Beauty has been compelled to 6lay too
f:ir from the n.nnrhinrv."
Makes Plans For
Annual Joyf est
DALLAS, Texas, April 1 Chief
Bonehead Everett has announced ar
rangements for holding tho third an-
nunl celebration of the founding ofi
the Order of. Boneheads at tho inter-1
national convention to be held here
this month. Speeches delivered at
I tho international Bonehead banquet
, will be given to the world by radio, j
I the chief announced.
Several new members have been
! elected In order to keep tho local club
up to "67 varieties" of boneheads.
The order of Boneheads holds a
state charter in Texas and theio are I
several local clubs In the country, ono I
being In Chicago, according to inem-j
bers hero. Tho members are busi
ness men who meet for a weekly
luncheon, discuss international, na
tional and local events, refusing to
consider any problem seriously and
after debute announcing how the
problems should bo solved.
ALLEGED SWINDLER !
OF BANKS NABBED I
CHICAGO. April 1. William A.
Matthews, Chicago, who is said to have
swindled countrv bankers in all parts
of the United States out of $500,000.
was taken to Trave -so Cit, Mich.,
where today he faces charges of em
bezzlement of $12,000 from a Traverse
Detectives who arrested him In New
Orleans claimed he posed of: a man of I
big affairs. Ho is said to have 200.
000 In Chicago banks.
His wife last fall filed charges with i
tho government that he violated the
Mann act, claiming Miss Fannie Leh
oopa, daughter of a prominent Omaha
family, was traveling with him.
Miss LehOODJ was with him in New
'rleans when he was arrested.
That monds sometimes burs:
I spontaneously Is a belief dating back I
to th middle ages.
, Says a Sales
I I &$St. 1 Manager
"If a salesman has neglected to lay aside a few hun
dred dollars, we feel that there must be something
wrong wi th him. So, whenever we employ an ex
perienced salesman, we require that he finance
himself for the first few weeks."
Yes, a savings balance is often an aid to landing a
i National Bank of Commerce
CH AS. H. BARTON, President
MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
2453 Wahington Avenue
68.000 GIRLS DISAPPEAR EACH
YEAR IN U. S FIGURES SHOW
Eight Persons Go Out For Walk In Brooklyn
One Day and Not One
Bl E T. EILLISON
Spocial to the Standard-Examiner.
(Copyright, 1922, by the .Standard
Examiner.) NEW YORK, April 1 Eight per
sons went out for a walk in various
parts of Brooklyn one daj recen'ly.
and never came back None of tho
eight was known to any of the others
Nobody could Imagine why they van
ished how or whither.
Except tho Missing Person bureau
of the Now York police department.
The bureau from past experience
knows pretty well why people disap
pear, and how. The places whither
thty disappear are generally discov
ered by the bureau sooner or lator.
To lose track of eight people in
one day is nothing unusual. It has
been estimated that 00,000 girls dis
appear annually in tho United States.
There are 40 000 unidentified dead
burled In the United States each jear.
In New York City alone, from tho
spring of l!20 to the spring of 1921.
2,100 persons dropped out of sight.
The bureau locates or account for
98 per cent of tho vanished.
some WELF1 LLY MISSING
During 1 920. the bureau handled
1 3.000 missing person claims case.
the bulk of them being inquiries stmt
from all oyer the country New Yoi k.
the biggest city in the world. Is the
favorite place In which to disappear.
Most of the ppopie who disappear
arc ''wilfully" missing Tho mlaslng
person usually Is anfiry or frightened or
dissatisfied w!h home conditions.
From 10 to 20 Is the foolish age
and most of the missing persons come
between these years June Is the pop
ular month for running awav. anil
the chief reason Is trouble over school
examinations with home friction a
close second Round circus and
wo'rld series times hoys also vanish
dix ri vsi:s i',Y TEARS
Retwen 20 and 30 years, the num
ber of missing people is noticeably
loss, and It decreases by years Tho
bureau has occasionally been asked to
find people who were over 90 The
man or jouth Is considerably fonder
of disappearing than the woman or
girl, though more than COO New York
girls have been known to vanish In
The bureau of missing persons, of
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I which John H Ayrcs. Is director, not
only hunt up the missing but also
identifies the unknown dead. The bur
eau was enlarged to Include tho un
Idi n'.lfled dead because Timothy D.
! Sullivan, the political mapnate who
I had been killed by a railroad train,
laid unidentified for nine days.
Captain Grant Williams, now re-
! tired, installed an amazingly thorough
i ird catalogue by which mlnslng peo
ple are checked up several times a
day. Captain Williams also listed tho
marks of all the laundries In Greater
.W-u i'ork. so that by " looking Inside
1 a man's collar you can tell his namo
I and address.'
1'IKST POLICE WOMAN
It Is interesting that the organized
Missing Person bureau had on its staff
the first policewoman In the coun
try, Mrs. Mary E. Hamilton, now an
aide on the staff of Police Commis
sioner Enrlght. Mrs. Hamilton places
her faith in finger prints
I d llko to see a law compelling
- rj man, woman and child to be fln-
j Ker printed,'' she eald today, "not
only native born but also the immi
grants and not simply as a measure
against criminals but as an ordinary
precaution and convenience If w
i hud such a law, there would be fpw
! missing persons, practically no uniden
tified dead, n.j helpleee victims of
aphasia, Zoic a man's finger prints
would be !he necessary link.
Captain Williams is for finger print
plus a national missing person bur
eau, "with such a bureau." he declared
"It would be almost impossible for
anyone to disappear or to be burled
without identification As to the eight
peopl. disappearing from Brooklyn.
I Ve know 30 to drop out of sight in
Brooklyn In one day."
IN RUSS CHURCH
Solid Gold Mitres With
Large Gems May Be
Seized for Famine
KIEV, Russia, April 1 (By the As-.oiatr-d
Prt.-ss. ) The treasures within
(hp Kivc-iv-rhorskaya Lavra nii'ii
stery here. If comortcd into cash,
would buy food sufficient to sustain
ih onthv. famine stricken population
of the Ukraine, and Black Sea dis
tricts for some tme, Prembr Lenlne
has been Informed by M. Seraflmov,
Ukralnan deputy commissar of the
1 interior, who was appointed to su
perintend the confiscation of the
treasurers In Kiev churches and mon
storles under the recent soviet decree
M Seraflmov declares in his report
that among the monastery's treaui?is
are two mitres which wore appraised
In 1 870 at $25,000,000
They are of pure gold weighing
several pounds each and arc studdod
With large diamonds of exceptional
whiteness .''nd other rare Jewell.'.
Tho monastery of Klovo-Pcchor-Bkaya
Lavra was founded In the
eleventh century Before tho oyer-j
thrbw of the cznrist regime, It was the
ohief ptabi:sWment of its kind in
Russia, and was lsited bv about 250,
000 pilgrims annually It hus twelve
conventual churches. Tho Laia is
the so-called new monastery.
ABREST OF ELOPERS
OMAHA. Nb . April 1. Mrs. Liz
zie Lambert, said to have a husband
and four children at Zimmerman,
jMinn. and Herbert E. Ruas, of Omaha,
I with whom she says she oloped from
Minnesota two years ago, were held
hor today, following their arrest Fri
day night on Information said to br.
been furnished by tho woman's hus-
Iband According to the Omaha police;
I department, matron, Mrs. Lambert and!
Huss have a child Mrs. Lambert said
according to the Omaha World-Herald, i
that she met RUSS at a dance through '
her husband. Rujs' former address I
;i.s given as Minneapolis.
BROnKLIXK, Mass., April 1.
The Rev. Edwin Curtis of tho FlrM
Christian church whoso alleged bap-1
!t ism of a dog and reported offering
of grace in the words "Thank Thet, I
i Mi l-rd. for the French fried pota-j
toes." were tho subjects of charges i
recently had formal announcement
from tho Boston Presbytorlan toda
that ho would not be Installed as
Presbyterian pastor nt the expiration
of his period of probation which end j
Or Raw Milk I
Many people of Ogden desire pasteurised Hrai
milk, many desire raw milk. This is a
dairy from which both are supplied, just Hpl
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that you desire. Hl
For fifteen years we have been supplying Hip
the people of Ogden with milk. We have Bh:
built not only a business but a reputation raSpi
for the excellent quality of our products. Hk3
To provide for the wishes of our custom- Hffiv
ers and to assure them just the kind of HsfS
j milk that they desire, we have installed a Bb::
complete dairy outfit, including clarifier, BE?
pasteurizer, refrigerating plant and bottl- Brac
ing plant. Bgppr'
We supply pasteurized milk to those who BlrN
desire it, raw milk to those who desire that HkJ
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!s0 YEARS TOO YOUNG
TO RETIRE, HE SAYS
N'EW YORK. April 1 Just because
a. man is 81 years old, he should not
be"retlred from city service, contends
Henry T, Knnskl, a leveler. who hns
: been placed on pension by the board
I of estimates. Mr Kanskl In a protest
I maintained fhr limit should be at least
90. Recently the limit was raised
from 75 to 80.
CZECHO SLOVAKS TO
SEEK BRITISH LOAN
WASHINGTON', April 1 Authority
for tho ministry of finance of Czecho
slovakia to negotiate foreign innn.
v, Ith speclfi. authorization conclude a
loan of 10.000,000 pounds in England
has been votod by the chamber of dep- Hgt&',
utles, according to a dispatch received KV
I here today. The minister of flnani" KpJtT-
was said to have announced In parlla- 5?iL'
ment, however, that the deficit In the IHlfc
supplementary budget for 1921 wn Br
covered almost entirely by surplus re- HpLv j
celpts from 'ar.es and state monopol- Rlk.-'-7'
BELGIAN BARITONE 'B&
TAKEN BY DEATH j
BRUSSELS, April 1. (By tho As-
sociated Pr"ss Joan Note. Belgian Kv
j baritone, aled today after an operation BfH!v
Note, who was a colonel In the Belgian .flfe-';
army before becoming an opera sing p-U-Vj'
it sang In tho Paris and New York
Grand Opera companies. '
When President Wilson was In
France, he personally congratulated ,
N'oto on his slngmc of the Marsellalse
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