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mMmmmittitimiiatmmtiiruiTfU. aanl nam iiiIiiiii iimiMiwif iwih.mi'miI i WwaSKSgBWIggl SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1919 Hard Winter Ahead For Erstwhile Members Of the Alimony Club All They Can Sing Now Is for Ucrzfcld Amendment lias Broken Up Their Cozy Club and Now They'll Have to Pay Dues to "Madam X" or Be Jugged Again and Again and Again Until They "Come Across. By Fay Stevenson Ovrrttfit. 1111, to Tbt m roUUhlm Co. (TIM Ntv Tot t?n!i WttlO). HAPPY dajre at the Alimony Club are now ancient history. Gone arc the good old times when a man oould brag to his friends that ho would sorve six months In Jail rather than pay hi wife a nickel. Oono arc the dayn whon fancy beefsteak breakfasts and lobster salad luncheons reigned amid good company, Jolly companions every one, cigars, games and oven visits to tho movies. Hack to tho mines, there'll bo no strlko to-night! Tho Alimony Club is no more. The nllmonastcrles on Ludlow and Raymond streets, which for so many rears havo served as retreats for husbands who hod grown weary of supporting their divorced wives, turn their oocupanU back into a cruel, cruel world. Through an amendment of Section 1773 of the Codo of Civil Proce dure tho way of tho alimony payer becomes more dim. cult. Hitherto, the man who rofuscd to pay his divorced wife tho amount directed by tho court served not more than six months In Jail. When he was again frco of Jail, ho was niso freo of the drain of supporting his wife, who, after having aim punished oicc tor this offlense, cuuul not punish blm again. AU this Is now changed through an amendment introduced by Max Ilcrz feld. a Brooklyn lawyer, and upprovid by Governor Smith. "No wonder husbands would rather go to Jail than pay their alimony," laughed Mr. Max Horzfeld. "All the husbands who were not willing to pay alimony bad to do was to allow back paymonts to reach tho sura of then their wives would halo them to court and they would bo sentenced for term of throo months. If tho amount was over $500 they would be sentenced nix months on a contempt charge. Hut after they had served tho six months they could not bo sent to Jail again on tho samo charge. To be sure, whatever property they might have or accumulate in the future could be Kclred if, It was in New York State: but they could not bo placed behind tho bars again, and by removing to (UlOtllcr Stntn their ullmnnv nrn tilimn , ,,..,,.. were solved. "But now my b.,1 provides that each ' default t treated as a separate case. After rrlfr hla torm for non.pay. raent, tho unfortunuto husband. If ho still refuses to come across with all- mnn M. ..I..... ... . .1 rWovcr Zra "Zy keep up 1 for the rest of his or hl wife's life." I Of course there aro many cases of nmk Injustice to be found -at tho Ludlow Street Jail, No. 70 Ludlow Btieot. Manhattan, and at tho Ray-, I ALKALKA SMITH. Yours truly, your stomach? out what that gnawing Is In Have you stopped to llguro HUNGUY! It ha made every one what it is you will laugh when I tell you lng has dono ono thing, and this nolsu about food profltecr onco or twice u day. Hut all along without tenderloin steak Wo have found wo can jji wo can wear jmtched clothes, very strange. We have found Hut the efTect of all this Is be. to get food, and we always will been fed if we mnde an effort been clothed wo havo always And yet wo havo always fear we will go hungry, wo will not get clothes wn is the great God-four. Wo fear and ono of these great things Great things aro In tho air, hunger. orders unca.slne.'w disease Disappearances strikes, dis as they nr happening to-day. Strango things happened then days even as there are to-day. Thero were profiteer In thoso and po on. names Carneglr, Hockefellor. tunes that mado famous tho rlod ushored in tho great for from 18G3-5 to 1873. This pc lowlng tho Civil' War, namely, corresponding to that Just ml- Dinow living in a in-rlod rtipeats Itself. Wo aro BAH HEOPJJ3: History rrbe Nwr York Kiraina World.) CVwrltfb;. Wl". T '"' l'"i'!i!Um Co GOING UP AROUND THE SCHOOL. T BACHIJK In what course do you ex pect to graduato, young man? Pupil Why. In the courso of time, I suppose. Man ual Prospect. "Happy Days Gone Uu, mond Street Jail in Brooklyn. Many men are Imprisoned and thus pre vented from earning a livelihood to UHfuv mcir wives. io one ever hcurs about theso caseo. It Is only when some well-to-do New Yorker is sent thero who can afford to send cut for his meals, havo his barber and manicure, his visitors and cl- I gnrs that wo hear of tho fun ih Alimony Club Is having. Theodoro I.oborts, the actor, and William It. Lrfdgh, the artist, both hold out for six months, but Frank Kay, another actor, who was Jailed by his actress wife. Miss Trances White, tired of the place In leas than forty-eight hours. It Is truo that life m the Jnll la comparatively free and easy. nt (lily tho prlsonors who havo bank tolls hnvo tho real fun. The All mtmy Club Is like any other Jail for the poor man. "No ono will want to go there now." said Mr. Horzfeld. "Of course there are a good many men who do not caro ..vu.ii,,- uoom me. but I Imi... mndfl ti .... . . , owl ot lrlenu amour thr women Tn i ""'"i,inc fceie mhtTa "Z Into my otllcc and said L? , whal.lho " I sa d. He ero. mony Club talk? 1 -. .., good times I t L 1 , n"y huou umca Hit on earth for .1 mnn TlZLJT T H h ' ' th.n y" Klvo ' " , p 80 1,0 ca" 1 drow" 1 rro'; forSet it all and then, to 1 "l" ' ma' Jtm lal away j ? r?.g0 11,0 wor,d- a c where' uls wlfo can't pick lils pocket. What's tho meaning of It all?'" 1 Mr. Hcrzfold's caller went on to say that hi income was J2.000 a year and tho court had decided that ho pay his wiio i- per wook. Hut rather than do this ho would go to Jail. Whon ho was told that now six months' service would do him no good becauso ho could bo tried aguln and ugaln every time- ho failed to meet his bills ho' slumped out muttering, "Well, 1 sc0 I'm up against It, somebody's always taking the Joy out of life." "Thero aro somn women," con tinued Mr. Horzfeld, "who say they I do not want alimony when they onco I leave a man, but every womau who I weds Is entitled to It if the man I breaks bis contract and for those who need it this closing of tho Alimony Club is going to mean a great god send. It is about tinin wo make a few laws which cannot bo dodged." It's a great life If you don't weaken! Porhaps If wo llvo another fifty years we shall soo our llttlo Utopia right hero In New York. MOST TATTOOED MAN IN THE WORLD 'Vs a Sa lor on the U. S. S. Texas. T HK most tattooed man In the Navy on board of tho U. Q. S. with decorations of nil kinds ders. Emblems of all kinds adorn among them. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER H, Hit SB K Sr iBli &ai'U uOYuMyTHBlfjM The Iceman I Here's That "Perfect Kitchen" Plan Every Housewife Wants FIRST PRIZE DESIGN AT THE "OWN YOUR OWN HOME" EXPOSITION Sink Proper Height Built-in Equipment Ample Working-Table AreaPlenty of Closet Room, Shelves and Drawers Ideal Light and Ventilation, and Everything Within Reach of a Six-Foot Circle 4 CLOi5L ' S !" P ffl 1 It pcla.n Xjjfz : : - m, M I : ' v.-"'MS. f?oo; -;fj n V ,,,,,,,,,,, j IV.11JTH' .t I'MII. hy 'IV l'rw I'liM'tWln Co, (Th Ntw York K.fnini WorMI. H' OUSBW1VBS who have groaned and grumbled for yeurs be cause no kitchen on earth has been "sensibly planned" may now brace up. Thoso days when mere mnn planned where tho Icebox bIk I go (usually right next to tho stove), where tho sink and kitchen table space should be (always at opposlto corners of the kitchen, thus requir ing many unnecessary stops), are over. A woman has now- stepped forward iind given us a plan which covers sink, range, dumbwaiter, table space, storage space and all tho many details that only the heart of a woman upproc'iatus. Miss Natalie It. I'rico of No. 3CS HU John's Place, Brooklyn, 1ms designed tho model prlzo kitchen, which Is nhown at tho Own Your Homo Ux- world Is a sailor In Uncle Sam's Texas. HU entire body is covered from his feet right up to his shout- his body, many religious symbols ;J5SL n position now going on In tho 71st heglment Armory. This prlzo kitchen Is tho result of a contest conducted In which several hundred women sub mitted de.slgns of what t ay consid ered i)cal kitchens. Housewives are interested by reason of tho fact that the kitchen Is planned and designed by a woman, and main architects are Interested to know what women really consider Is a model kitchen. 'Ono of the chief charms of this kitchen Is tho 'step saving" devices," said Mrs. A. Ioulsei Andrea, tho well known household and culinary ex pert, and tho one who acted as a Jury of award for designs. Tho most critical feminine eyes will find that for onco everything Is Just an It should bo. At last tho per fect kitchen has arrived! Study the plan of tho kttrhen and you may seo that not a detail has boon overlooked. To lie sure, this model kitchen in very rnnall, ritjlto ns small In fact as tho avomgo kltcli enetto of an apartment, but remem ber the smaller your spaco the less steps you will have to take. Then a small kitchen In a houso has many advantages over a small kitchen In an apartment, becuuso thn former has puntry space und a connecting back porch. "In planning this kitchen two very Important questions have been con sidered," continued Mrs. Andrea, "the height of the sink and tho planing of tho water and drainage pipes. Strango to nay, tho average man who fits up u kltclven must Iniagino thut woman Is moro or less of a dwarf. The sink Is usually about thirty lnche high and sometime only twenty-eight, which m.iki-s many a tall woman Ix'tul ami double herself Into all sorts of fantastic shapes. Now this sink is thirty-four inchit high, which Is a height that Just about fits the average American woman. Of court; you may nay It's only four Inches higher, but remember four Inches on a man's nouo makea a vast difference. "And tho water and drain p. pes uro placed against Inside walls, wmcn means that when the winter winds be gin to howl and freezing weather sets m tho water will not freez and tho plumber not be needed. I would like fTn 1 1 to havo a list of all the suburban homes, which nro usually pretty well exposed, but still have nil water pipe against outsldo walls und usually next to a window." Five special points havo been con sidered In planning this kltrhen: General arrangement und cli dilation, ventilation, lighting, equipment In general and finish. Concerning tho general nrrnngo mcnt thu dining room is far enough removed from the kitchen to avoid nolne, odnrx, beat and confusing sights. There Is no travel through the kitchen proper to get to other parts of the house. This means less confusion and more ellleleney. Hvery closet or table is arranged to glvi a logical (.rnuence of operations to preparation of nerving and clearing up pieals. The rout r of the kitchen must always be kept free, allowing thortist route between different pieces of equip ment. All equipment is within reach of a circle of five or six feet radius. And, above all ciw, the sink Is so placid that dishes can b dopoalted from din ing room by shortest route. The model kitchen has two win dows, a porch nnd a pantry with u window tor means of veutl.ctlon. A northern exposure given coolest loca tion. Thu window sills nro 3 feet 6 inches from floor ho as to bo abovo working levil. and are curried close to he celling to let out heat. Uvery kitchen must be Ugh In ordtr to have efficient wotkcirf. A good light is needed on sink, ningo nnd work table during daylight hours. When artificial light Is necessary, there is a central celling light and side lights at points most needed. Amplo table working area is pro vided In the model klU'hen. All work ing levels aro 31 Inches from Hoor to avoid unnecessary backaches end fatigue. The sink Is porcelain, having drain boards at both sides and con tinuous back. The range la separatee) as fur as practical from working tables on account ot heat. And thero is ample storago space provided for such extra equipment as flrelc.ts cook, ers, pans, warmers, 4a, as Indicated on plan. NaturaJly, since a woman planned the kitchen, there are enough clorots anil drawi ri. A variety of closets are provided, with shelves varying from those with narrow shelves for srnnll articles to thoso with wldo shelves for tho moro bulky puckuifeiv. A small, nign ciosei is provided for mopj, brooms, he, which many wives lme. heretofore hud y hide b -lilnd doors or as best they could, And there are tountleMH drawers for silver and linen. Concerning tho llnluh, a light tint is used because n nense of coolness Is preserved and yet Is yeiy nnlnllc. The model called for tlln wall, but be. rauso too expensive, hard Mulshed walls may lx Htilislltuteil, which may no wuMiieii iiown. ,o projecting mouldings or grooves are iised, but lint surfaces. It docn seem as though this little model kitchen n tho Own Your Home Imposition ought to please every ho'isovvlfo In the city. 80ME BlflOl SAM There's somnthlng dovelike about you. Bene (blushing) No. rrally. Sain Sure: you'ro pigeon-toed. Blue and Gold. Make Over Your Old Clothes, Put Kink in Cost of Living H IJItU are some suggestions for making over Knrmcnts offered In thn Thrift Magazine. A Initios' coat .mil skirt suit can be made Into a very serviceable one pleco dross. A separate skirt com bined with a remnant makes a pretty one-piece dress. hong coats can be made over for one's self, or a top coat for young girl or boy. A short coat can bo lemodoled for a drcAs for a girl, using remnant for combination. Waists can be tinted und recut for a jrulmpo for girl, or a camisole, or a baby's cap, or a covering for a woman's summer hat. Krom worn night gowns, infnnts' diessos. children's petticoats, or cor set rotors can be made. If the gowns are heavier, tho worn yukes may be cut off. Sow un the end. run a tape through tbo hem, and By Ncal CVtFTIrM. lHt, tw Th Prta rublliblnc ' I i n Iceman's a guy that always Ihan a chip on his shooli r. IV m a chin of leu and ha left It for eighty cents. Nloe guy, the Irnmnn. White ohlpn are his only bet And he's always raising on 'era. Kamlly refrigerator's a hot box till tho Icrmnn comrs around, Ha fills It up and then Its an ice box for twenty minutes, tilt the Ice molts. One pleco of Ice on a summer day Is thn same as a one-plcco bathing suit not much to It. Just one dif ference though Ico disappears In a few minutes. Can't say that about a one.plero bathing suit unless a cop comes along. Another point 'ou may have noticed onfv-plrce suits Just cover the ehfst. One piece of Ice won't cover the cheat it'll only oc cupy a corner. Iceman works the year round. Cuts leu In the winter. Also cuts the price. When summer comes price goes up by degrees, Just like the thermometer. Iceman's favorlto degree la summer come laude. Housewlfo has no use tor the co- man In wlntor no moro uso for him. than shu has for summer furs. House ' wife puts furs 111 cold storage In win tcr and Icrmnn does the sumo with his Ire. Housewives wait till summer mul then they tako 'em out Icoinan wults till summer and that's when he tnkes Vm In. ' Ice will keep If you put straw In It. Only thing that will keep that way. I'ut Hlrnw In 'a mint Julep or a gin ilcki'y aniK.Uiay'll disappear right awuy. You'v K"i' nvn buy to kfp Ice, name us you havo to keep liorn-s, , You con maku hay while tho sun shines. "bUt you can't make Ico that way. Tnji Yiiy Hi" icrmnn is a uusy guy and "hns to work tho year round. A hard Winter makes It soft for the I'lcMimn, ' Thoy will talk of cheap kal!j. but you don't hear 'em mention lea that way. A 10-cciit piece In tbu old days wuuld k'i- a dozen homes cold all day or long its the dozon lasted. A plvco that will k'.'P a dozen bottles cold now will rest 12. Hut a guy that ; affords a dozen bottles now can af ' ford u pleco of li'C Trouble lu, bottles aro scarcer than Ice. And lc) has been TWO MINUTES By Herman CVlllllU. 1H I, lr Ttu I'rtM IMblliMos About Uacchus and Terpsichore and Morpheus T IH BA1D that wo get gray-halrod I ten years earlier than men and wom.'n In other countries. Too many outings will rob you of your- Innings. The loss you sleep the less you'll last. When you aren't In shape you can't cut a figure. Man Is tho only machine that can't stand thn strain of too frequent re pair. Overwrought nerves and over tuxnd faculties won't bo repeatedly resurrected. A good many peoplo get the idea, "I am strong, I can stand It." Maybe they can for tho moment, but they fall to reckon with tho Inevltublo discount, Whatever steals a man's strength at night saps his efficiency by day. A man may disregard all th? man made luws In the world and yet thrive and wax great, but tho Instant he (louts Nature's laws he Ib rushed to her bur and Judgment Is pronounced. Sentenco Is occasionally postponed, but postponement of sentenco simply compounds its severity. What diitlngulshiH. one man from you have a Slip coier for fine dress or coat, when hung in tho closet. Krom in imi 'a worn shirts, children's drosses, combined wlUi remnants, can be made blouse waists for a boy. bibs for the baby, or apron for U'o woman. Old neckties make beautiful patch work comfort tops or couch covers. Old sweaters may bo washed, dyed, unraveled, roknlt for women's or children's sweaters, scarfs, caps or wristlets. Keep all scraps of silk or velvet for patch work quilts, couch covers, shopping or work bags. Stocking tops or old undorwear may be used for bloomers, or petti coats for babies or llttlo girls, bed socks, dust rags or wash rags or for mUccllaneoua mending. If possible, mend knit undorwear with knit underwear patched, basting tho patch over tbo hole. Stitch with mactune. neuuning down the raw edge by hand, , R. O'Hara Oo. (Th Nw Tort KTfClDK Worttt. awful scarce this summer enpedaSy In highballs. v Yup, Ico la so aearo you he U fight for It Used to ay a plec ot lea would stop a nosebleed. Now UU start one. And the winner UXea Um cako. Make Ice In children's sizes now lightweight material and no waste. Iceman takes a baby .cake Of tea that's less than six' roonlhsS old. Otvra an, Imitation of a Pullna por terbrushes It off, then . tfpt the scales. I'loco of len welghs'aV inuch as a baby. ' i Iceman now wraps the Ibfamt In a rubbor aullt and gently lay It la tho refrlgarator. Puts a bottle of milk on' top of It. Fond roother'ai llrat question Is "How much'.i4a It wolirh?" Ieaman brralu tha'laawa nnd fond mother murmurs, Wjat a dear llttla thing!" Iceman 'ttdu to play stork for the next customer. icciunn always wcigna ma. ice cm his own scales. Consumer pays for the weight of the Ictmoh'a tefliand. weigni or mo tongs nnd weifmt or the Ice multiplied by two.. -Iabman never lets tho customer knawj-rhat hla left hand Is dolnr. V Customer sometimes, klcka o,t;iy Ing for tongs. Moro rows over tea man's tongs than there are .over Cblnamen'H tonga. Hut Ihe iceman will always compromise. He'Isub tract tho weight of the tongas and toaa In hla right hand. When ad Ice man puts on weight, he always does It with his hands. ; Cold storann would lio nlr wjjhout Ice. Beef Trust puts In nib lu storage and It comes out mutton. Pota In veal and It comes out. -cbUken. Mnglcl Hut the Ico Trust goes 'em ono better In mnglc. Ico trusi(DUt In Icq and It disappears! If It wasn't for 'tho icemanu that rum the storage plant, oggu would the thirty conta a dozen. And If It wasn't for tho yeggman that ruw the let trust, lea would bo thirty cents a hundred. It sounds llko an even break, but It ain't. You can crack Icl, but you can't break a yegg. The Iceman has got us cold. Thero's only one difference between an Ico man and a nlco man. And that's all the difference IB tho world. OF OPTIMISM J, Stich Co. (Tbt .New York Xi.oUn World). another ta each man'a respective amount of force of will, his physical and mental power to do. Kvcry man embodies a dynamo of determination and thought, but without good health ho cannot generate these vital ele mcnts of success. Lack of sleep, lack of exerClia, noc turnal roustabouting dull a man's wits and blunt his fighting edge The route to tho devil Is much pleasanter than his roost. The more a man stunts his physical well-being the moro be shunts his fiscal woll-bolng. If you incnn to make good, rest, re laxation, cxcrcleo and decency are matters of obligation, not personal In clination. The man who pa's attentions to Bacchus and Terpalchoro and J1IU Morpheus sooner or later dances at tendance on somebody who may nt have half his nntlvo ability, bujj wbS has twice his tobrlcty and common sonso. 7 IT8 ONLY NATURAL. JtTT'.H natural," said a Senator In J an after-dinner speech, "that wa should bo suspicious, ovon ush reasonably suspicious, of tho Oer mans for many years to come, y "We can't help it we're all rolns to be like Aunt Tnbltha. Aunt Tabltha and I'nelo Hiram started, you know, for a Christmas visit to New rork, nnd at Philadelphia Undo Hiram cot out to buy a newspaper, ant" tKd train wont off without him. "But tho railroad people were mere) than kind to Uncle Hiram ta hla predicament They put him on aa extra-rapid express, and he actually arrived In New York twenty minutes ahead of Aunt Tobltha. He stood a the exit In his black Sunday salt, carpetbag in hand, when she tome forth. " 'Here wo are again, heyr be said, clasping her waist Jocpsoly. tell ' ye, Tablthu, gal, I thought I'd I it ye for cood.' . "But Aunt Tabltha had drawiSher-t self up straight and stiff. Bbaj was frowning as black 14s a thundetMeaA. '"Vou clear out, mister!' she hissed. 'None o' ycr New York confldeae tricks on me. I left my Ulnua ta rmiaaeipnirw Yt asmngtoa xu, I f ' - . V - I'-" J- - ifls. if a 1 1 "ti mi tllsit asjaas 1 1 iilfiiliii r Vfl;.