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THE EVENING WORLD, TUESDAY,. DECEMBER 10, 102.2.
UNION TEACHERS RAP WI1SS Wl'COOEY GHARG E LIIICS Not Qualified Even to Direct Class, Says Letter to Edu cation Board. X letter crlticlBlns tho appointment of. Miss Margaret J. McCooey, sister of tho Brooklyn political leader, and ntatlntr her selection "Is a clear Inti mation to 25,000 teachers In tlio City of New York that the highest quali ties of professional attainment are no match against powerful political sup port," was seat yesterday to A. Cm- reon Palmer, Secretary of the Board of Education, by Henry U. Llnvllle, President of tho Teachers' Union. Assailing Mies SIcCoocy's qualifies ttons for the office of Associate Su- perlntendcnt of Schools, ho says she began teaching when she was sixteen, alter having completed egvcu years of lemcatary school and two years of high school work and has no college or professional degree. "According to present standards, wbtch requiro thrco years' study In a graining school, t.ho could not qualify jven as a class teacher," ha states. Mr. Llnille declares tho charge of political lnflucnco Is not a. new charge against the Board of Education and cit3 the demotion of Dr.' John L. Tlldsley in 1920 from the position of Associate Superintendent to District Superintendent. "Unscrupulous persons of ability In tho teaching staff," ho predicts, "will change their lieliefs In order to make successful their bids for nrefcrment The Board of Education will stand at the gate of promotion and pick Its political favorites and make its selcc lon OX conformists. Tho abler aud more courageous teachers with vision sad Initiative will bo thrown back itnd ultimately driven from tho ser vice." Mr. LlnviHc says the sentiments ex pressed In his letter veru unanimously upprov&l by the Erocutlvc Coard of the Teachers' Union Dec. IS. I ! DIUI-'TI.tG SHU I TOW. HALIFAX, N. C, Dec. 13. Tl.e United Statoj Shipping Board steamer West Hardaway, which has been adrift 1n the Atlantic short of furl several cayf. has been picked up by the &teamT Argus and id beiiiK tofcit to this po't. 'ho vessels aro 600 mllga east at Hull-fix. China Services as Christmas Gifts SOME of Ovington's most charming Christmas Gifts are gathered in the China Shop. There are so many patterns of so many things that it seems a hope less task to attempt to recount them. For they differ so much in color and in form, in origin and in purpose that each is a gift unto itself. There are sets of service plates from the greatest decorators of the renowned potters of the world, plates whose design is a marvel of intricacy, and others whose appeal rests in their rich simplic- i Tea sets . . . from $10 to $200 Sets of Place Plates . $20 to $1000 Chop sets $10 to $50 Dinner Services . ity. There are after dinner coffee sets, chop sets, breakfast sets and trays, tea sets and salad sets, in greater profusion than you could ever hope to find. Then, too, there are dinner serv ices. To any young couple, mar ried in the past year, a dinner set will be a magnificent gift a thing of almost endless use and pleasure. For when you purchase a dinner set in Ovington's, you purchase a set that is protected by ample reserve stocks, so that the breaking of a plate does not mean the breaking of a set. Salad sets . . from $10 to $60 Breakfast sets . from $12 to $50 Coffee sets . . . $10 to $100 from $50 to $1000 OVINGTON'S "The Gift Shop of Fifth Avenue" Fifth Avenue at 39th Street OPPENHEfM.LLINSM 34th Street New York BOUDOIR APPAREL FOR XMAS Special Offerings Wednesday Combining Luxury, Utility and Quality with Unusual Moderateness in Price Corduroy Robes and Breakfast Coats VeryPull-Cut 5.90 Wide Wale Corduroy, lined throughout with silk mull. Cop en, Rose, Fuchsia. Wistaria, Orchid, Henna. Georgette and Lace Breakfast Coats Unusually Priced 10.75 Pleated Undersllp of Crepe de Chine. Coat of Georg ette, bordered with lace. Pink, Blue and Orchid. if Negligee of Draped Satin A New Origination 1 3 7 Choice Models in Crepo back and Brocaded Satin with Georgette sleeves. Pjpstel shades and black. Moufflon Trimmed Velvet Negligee Remarkable Value 25.00 Panora and Silk Chiffon Velvet, draped and silk lined. Turquoise, Orchid, Geranium, Tile, Rose, American Beauts Negligee Department, 2nd Floor FIFTH AVENUK Store Hours g A. M. to 6 P. M. James McCreery & Co. 34 TH STREET The Great Christmas Gift Shop of All New York Is Filled with Varied and Interesting Gift Suggestions for These Last Few Days ; Gift , Furniture Women's Silk Hose . - Very Special I95 3 Pairs for' 5.50 I McCreery quality all iilk stockings, in a good looking and durable weave. 1 hey make an excellent Christmas gift. In Black. Sizes 8 to 10K. . . (Ma.in Facr) will give pleasure on Christ mas morning and many years thereafter, because every piece is of the "Master-Made" standard. rTf M site,, ImAm Console Tables 14.50 A console table in mahog any, is decorative and use ful. Illustrated. ri of fpf A A Truly Feminine and Charming Gift. Negligees and Boudoir Robes A Lounging robe of Chiffon velvet or all silk waterfall, silk lined, moufflon fur trimmed in all the newest colors, illus trated. Special, 27.50 Lounging Robe of quilted satin interlined with lamb's wool and silk lined. Some have hand-embroidered collar and cuffs, others have roll collar and cuffs and pockets. Self tic sash. Your choice of three models in all the wanted col ors. Illustrated. 22.50 Negligee of heavy brocaded satin with matching georgette sleeves, or a plain crepe satin tea gown without adornment other than picoting and self color silk tassels. Kivc models in all desirable shades. Very unusually priced at 1 4 7 5 iThiri llet'l Give Her FURS For Christmas ThisYear Hudson Seal Coat (dyed Muskrat), 40 inches long, self trimmed. Formerly 285.00, Now 245.00 Hudson Seal Coats (dyed Muskrat), 40 inches long. Skunk collar and cuffs. For merly 395- Now 345- Pon y Coats in Brown or Black, 45 inches long, collars of Rac coon, Beaver or Skunk. For merly 165.00; 95.00 Hudson Seal Coats, 45 inches long, Skunk collar and cuffb. Formerly 425.00. 395oo Natural Squirrel Scarves, 1 1.50 Skunk Scarves, 22.50 Beaver Neckpieces. 27-50 Natural Mink Scarves of soft, dark, single skins, 22.50 Baum Marten Scarves, dark .ingle skins, 42.50 Platinum box Scarves, 67.50 ' t titth h I Qr 1 Secretary Desk' 55- A useful and charming sec retary desk will be a most welcome gift. Illustrated. 55.00 Rg.u.s.rt.off. (StmnlH t lour ) TOYVILLE Presenti Imported Dolls A delayed shipment of im ported dolls has iubt ar rived at Toyvillc, and we are offering them at close to cost. All have bisque heads, full-jointed bodies, moving eyes, and blonde or brunette wigs. Most are undressed. 2.50 to 15.00 There are, of course, heaps, of other things which Tom my Claus has brought to Toyville. Come ami see them. You will hnd him right in their midbt, ready to entertain you with songs and stories. REAL ESTATE ADVERTISEMENTS FOR THE SUNDAY WORLD REAL ESTATE SECTION MUST BE IN THE WORLD OFFICE BEFORE FRIDAY CIRCULATION OVER 600,000