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CITY WILL FIGHT
ynr ro p.tv i.. i. /.'. Ji-
Revised Legal Opinion on
Grade Crossing Claims.
Argument will take place on Monday be
fore Justice Blackmar. la the Supreme
Court. Kings County, upon the application
of the Liong island Railroad Company for
• mandamus order to compel the Controller
to pay $2-5.000 claimed to bo due as the
city's chare of the cost of removing grade
crossings from the railway company's Bay
Ridge branch, in the Borough of Brooklyn.
The hearing of this application has been
twice postponed at the request of the Cor
poration Counsel's offlce. on the ground
that the questions involved are of the
greatest importance to the taxpayers and
demand a thorough examination of the pro
visions of the act of the Legislature uu
lhoriziiis the work and the specific condi
tions under which the improvement is being
carried on. This would seem to indicate
tiial Corporation Counsel Watson is not
prepared to accept the opinions given by
his predecessors la office, that the city Is
liable under the terms of the grade cross
ing act to pay one-half the cost of convert
ing the Bay Ridge branch of the lx>ng Isl
and Railroad from a one and two track
lin* with impotfcible shades into a two and
four track low grado trunk line, under
ISjiilßliOM intended to provide only for the
elimination of grade crossing*.
The railroad company la its petition for a
mandamus order practically admits that
extensive betterments are included in the
plans of the improvement as they are being
carried out, one-half~r>f the cost of which
U being assessed against the city. Tin
railroad was. according to the company's
petition, originally built as a summer ex
cursion railroad for the purpose of carry
ins; passengers to Coney Island from Man
hattan by one terminus which was situated
in Long Island City and by another which
I* situated at Bay Ridge, the latter of
•which was reached by tie 39th street ferry.
Tee railroad was located through farm
property.
Since that time, the petition continues.
Brooklyn has crown so that almost the en
tire area traversed by the railroad has be
come built up and occupied by a large and
congested population. In order to handle
both local and through freights, the peti
tion state*, many additional tracks, tidings'
and switches will have to be constructed at
points along the railroad to accommodate
the great increase In traffic.
The engineers of the Finance Department,
recites the petition, claimed that because
the railroad, as existing at the time the
«rade crossing act was passed, operated
over only one and two tracks, which did
not cover the whole right of way, the
Brooklyn Grade Crossing Commission was
net authorized to determine that the con
structicn of bridges across intersecting
streets to the full width of the right of
way was part of the cost of the improve
ment one-he If of which was to be paid by
the city, and that the commission should
r^-. e included in such joint account that
part of the cost of such bridges as would
accommodate the tracks that were actually
in r\ittfnce at the time the work was au
thorized, and that the difference between
the cost of t-uch a bridge and that covering
Th» full width of the right of way was a
betterment to the railroad, the cobt of
which it must bear.
fjbs> petition also recites that, in spite of
a legal opinion given by the Corporation
Counsel to the contrary, former Controller
Jlctz was guided by the opinions expressed
by bis engineers, and refused to pay claims
for work done on the improvement that
had been duly certified to as correct by the
Brooklyn Grade Crossing Commission, a
body officially charged with the duty of
.:)(■ !ic:n)j the work.
II Is understood that the present Corpora
tion Counsel will revise the stand taken by
his predecessors in oflice and that the city
v. ill contest the application Cor a m.inda
niUf order on the around that the Brooklyn
<;iadc Crossing Commission exceeded its
jurisdiction In certifying claims payment
Bf which is ought In the mandamus pro
iceding. The conduct of the case has been
I'lnccd by the Corporation Counsel la the
bands of R. P. Chittcndcn. of the main
effice, although previous opinions given by
the Corporation Counsel's ofiice upon the
matter emanated from the Brooklyn office
cf the city's law department.
MISSING MAN IN RIVER.
Floricn Weber Found Drowned Near
Bronx Park— Was 111.
Th« body of Florien Weber', a bookkeeper,
cf N"«. 713 Cauldvrcll avenue. The Bronx, was
found floating in the Bronx River at lS2d
Ftrcet, Just outside Bronx Park, late yester
cAy afternoon by two members of the
Bronx Boat Club, which has a clubhouse at
that point. They got the body ashore.
The dead man wore a pair of gold rimmed
eyeglasses, which had not come off. In his
pocket was a letter which gave his name
and address and led to his Identification by
his wife and son.
Mrs. Weber said that her husband had
l"*en Buffering from nervous dyspepsia for
several weeks. He left home to go to his
tverk en Wednesday morning. When he did
not return at night his wife learned that he
had not reached his place of employment, a
wholesale house In Greenwich street. She
mid she thought his Bufferings must have
unbalanced him mentally and that he wan
dered up to Bronx Park and either fell or
jumped into the river. His watch and
money were found in his pockets.
FLEADS GUILTY TO MINOR CHARGE
Frank* A. Close, jr., twenty-four years
old. of Baltimore and Chicago, who Is un
it* $10,000 bail awaiting trial on charges of
grand larceny and forgery, pleaded guilty
in Special S*eslons yesterday to carrying
th» pistol with -which he tried to kill him
prlf when he was arrested in a Broadway
clothing store on Tuesday. He was re .
manded for sentence on February 3.
In the West Side court, following his ar
:ry. he admitted passing forged checks for
%::,<> each on the Waldorf-Astoria and Astor
hotel*, in this city, and that he cashed in
p. Chicago bank a check for 52.500 to which
lie forced His name of the president of the
Hurley Machine Company, who employed
him. He also admitted Mealing 110,000
v«>rth Of diamonds from Mr?. Freida Bom
it;'::-, of No. 223 Wim 57th street.
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MADE FALSE BILLS
GOT DKATII TURK AT.
Witness Says Gang Forced
Him to Print Counterfeits.
Antonio Comlto. the principal witness In
the trial of the oielit men charged with
counterfeiting, looked a little worried as
lie took the stand yesterday in the Crimi
nal Branch of the United States Sffeolt
Court. The prisoners looked haggard and.
worn. Their counsel declared that they had
had nothing to cat since the recess of the
day before. Marshal Hrtikcl promised that
they should be fed.
.Tudge Kay .it th« beginning asked tM
Jurymen not to read anything about the
ease. Then he asked that sensationalism be
omitted from the accounts of the proceed
ing. It would be unfair, he t-ald. to ex
clude the newspaper men from the court,
as it might, put them out of business, and
the high pries of provision* would cause
suffering among them. Ho smiled. and
everybody smiled, and then Abel I. Smith,
who is prosecuting the accused men for Mm
government, began to examine Comito from
the place where the story had been dropped
at adjournment the day before.
Comito shrank back as Mr. Smith flashed
the stiletto found in Marshal Honkers room
several days ago after a call from friends
of the prisoners for permits to visit them
in the Tombs.
"Who owns this dagger?" asked th« pros
ecutor.
The witness didn't know. Mr. Smith put
the glittering weapon into the sheath, and
Marshal Honkers men. who were many In
the room, looked relieved.
STILETTO CAUSED ALARM.
The marshal has permitted the stiletto in
cident to grow in importance as the days
since its discovery on the sofa in his room
have passed. At the time it was believed
to have slipped out of the pocket of one of
the visitors by accident. Yesterday a des
perate plot to assassinate the whole federal
complement in the building was evolved
from the discovery. To guard against
bombs, stilettos, assaults and the like the
marshal excluded from the court all for
eigners who were not witnesses. The at
mosphere was not quite so thick as on the
day before.
The story told by Comlto under examina
tion was full of Denny-dreadful incidents.
The process of printing the spurious Cana
dian bank notes was explained in detail;
visits to the lonely farm near Highland, N.
V., by the men on trial, and Journeys to
this city by the witness and the meeting
heie with alleged leaders of the hand, now
amon^ the eight defendants, Giuseppi Mo
rello and lenacio Lupo. were recited. There
had been a threat to blow Comlto' s brains
out, and this had kept him at work for a
long time.
While Comito was running the printing
press a boy wt«s on guard outside the iso
lated farmhouse. He -was relieved from.
time to time by one of the defendants, the
witness «?aid. adding that Antonio Cecala,
now on trial, told him a year ago to hurry
with the work on the Canadian notes.
There was a call for |tt,660 of the United
States $2 silver certificates. Comito said
< eoala informed him. The plates for these
were ready.
In twenty days, the witness testified, 5,000
of the spurious $2 silver certificates had
been printed. Soon of tor this L,upo made
a visit to the farm. It was 2 o'clock in
the morning when no came, and Comito
said that L,upo had rifles, revolvers and
ammunition. Mirabcau L. Towns, counsel
for the mm. objected when Mr. Smith tried
to bring out something, through the wit
ness, about the past of I^upo and Morello.
lie said it was Dart of a stage proceeding,
and he was in the midst of an address when
Judge Ray cut it short.
"Oh, don't make a speech. Make your ob
jection," the court said, and the attempt to
bring out the history of the men was
checked, at least for the time being.
Then there came a time when the accused
men were gathered at the farm to count
the proceeds of the sale of the spurious
hills and notes, according to the witness.
They were disgruntled, he said. He con
tinued:
THREATKNKD AVITH DEATH.
"Morello told me I had done a filthy Job,
and he should throw the bills in my face.
Lano said they should burn the bills on my
h^ad. Morello said that only $4,000 of the
$J bills had been sold and only $800 collect
ed. They decided to pet new plates and a
new man. and I Should help him. They
said to me. 'You know what we are do
ing' and 'Atanost any one can be an In
former.' If I Informed on them I was told
my brains would be blown out."
Comito Identified several packages of the
spurious notes. He said ho was badly treat
ed after the new man came. He was <Jiu
eeppl Callachio. one of the eight defend
ants. The witness said that Callachio made
14JN of the $2 silver certificates. Then
Comito made an attempt to leave the farm,
but one of the defendants, Salvatore Cilia,
objected.
"I said, 'This is not my business,' the
witness continued. "Cina said: 'You Cala
brian, if you had to deal with some people
they would cut you up into little bits. 1 1
went back to work."
As he adjourned the court Judge Ray said
that he would sit later to-day. Comlto left
the courtroom under the protection of Se
cret Service men.
L«upo, against whom bankruptcy proceed
ings wan begun last week, received an ex
tension of time yesterday before Judge
Hand In the United States Circuit Court
until February IR to apply for a discharge.
This was granted on the application <>f
I>upo, who. through counsel, explained that
he was on trial, and could not attend to the
matter at the present time.
SWEET GIRL GRADUATES.
Public School 93 Bids Farewell to
Fifty-six Daughters.
Di Alfred T. BchauOer, district super
intendent, presented diplomas to a class of
fifty-six girls yesterday afternoon at
Public School 93. Mrs. Emma S. Landrino,
principal, and a whole galaxy of stars In
the educational and political world were
there to grace the occasion. Dr. George S.
Davis, president of Normal college, mad©
an address to the graduates, and prizes
wore presented by Commissioner Max
Katzenberg to Hiss Charlotte McGovrrn,
Miss Edith Muller, Hiss Marion Schcn
kein, Miss Ella Hunter, Miss Louise Haum
garten. Hits lima Hahn and Miss liouise
Smith.
Among others present were Dr. Thomas
Hunter, president emeritus of Normal Col
lege; George- McAneny, Borough President;
Ecerton 11 Wlnthrop, jr., president of the
Board of Education; Edward I^auierbacli,
of the State Board of Regents; Robert M.
Hrcnnan. of Jersey City; Henry P. Butler,
Abraham Grubcr, Charles Hauptiier. Alder
man Joseph BchlOM and Mrs. Cora 1,.
Magnus.
Twenty -of the graduates go to Normal
College, twenty to siUlsii High School
and twelve to Washington Irving High
Bchool.
WANTS TO WED MRS. HARPER.
Offers -of nmrriac* continue to pour in to
the headquarters of the National Woman
Suffras" Association at No. 505 Fifth ave
nue. The Ist. t i 5i 5 (rom a MlinFarmil
roun*. >rho empires to the hand of Mr* Ida
Huet*<l Harper, H« has eM<*d Mrs. O. If.
P. BHmont 10 be 1,,-, fnt*riri*ij!ary. and in
an impassioned letter to h*r payV that it
la.-. be*n th. dr<*m of his iif» to'marry an
ln«Ml«rtual irafßan. «md M think? that Mr'
Harper would fill the Mil n,. F(f . m hn
Plintcjrrßph and rcfcrenccß, bu , dl< j nt ea ;
anithirue about his lnccm*
m:\y-yotsk DAILY ttjibi nt.. ftutwy. jamary jfg, u>tn
MILK MEN TESTIFY
TELL OF DEAD WAGON.
Independents $how How Com
petition Was Killed.
The notorious "dead wagon," which. It
has been charged, the Milk Dealers' Protec
tive Association sent over the routes of in
dependent dealers to undersell and drive
them out of business, figured In both the At
torney General's and the grand jury's probe
of the Milk Trust yesterday.
Several of the dealers testified before
fteforco William (riant Brown as to the
tactics used by the association in which
this a iron took part. At th« same time
Oeorge W. Bleffrrt. of No. 42S East SDtli
street, the driver 1 of the vehicle, occupied
the time' of the entire session of the grand
."Jury and had an opportunity to enlighten
the members of that hotly on the subject.
Officers of the association have d' fined
Bleffert's duties as thos* of a collector of
stray can?.
Tane Holland. .1 dealer, of Ko. i r: n t Tarlc
n venue, testified that he rtiSilgSi from a
wholesale dealer named Liebennan, a mem
ber of the ilk Dealers' Protective Associa
tion, to Miller Brothers, when the latter of
fered him milk at 20 i^nts less. ; Blsffcrt
came along, he said, and enticed him away
from th« Millers with a further reduction In
the price of 20 cents a can. The Miller con
cern lost another customer in Nathan Mo
gMof, of No. 401 Bast 7Sth street, when
Bleffert appeared on the sc^ne. According
to Mogolof, Kleffert cut the Miller price 40
cents a can.
The first connecting link between the
meeting of milk dealers in Williamsburg
last fall and the Milk Dealers' Protective
Association of Manhattan, was supplied by
Charles Orr, of the National Dairy Com
pany. In Brooklyn. He understood that th«
question of price was discussed at the meet
inn, which was presided over by John P.
Wierck, of the Empire State Dairy Com
pany. On that occasion Orr heard about a
dinner of the protective association, and
bought a ticket for $;>.
C. 11. C. Beakos, of tho Beakes Dairy
Company, the next witness, said he presid
ed at this dinner, although he was not a
member. He acknowledged talking to an
other dealer named James C. Rider about
raiding the price, but denied that he had
urged Rider to do He admitted dis
cussing in a casual way the subject of rais
ing the price with men connected with both
the Borden and the Sheffield Farms <r>m
panles.
William Rogers, president of the Shef
field Farms company, it wag alleged by
Joseph A. Ferris, head of the Ferris Milk
and Cream Company, years ago trailed his
wagons to lure away customers. Mr. Fer
ris then told a long story of the difficulties
he met in getting his milk supply and the
obstacles which had been thrown in his way
because he insisted on conducting his busi
ness independently. lie said that his wag
ons were tampered with, nuts removed from
the wheels, po that loads of milk broke down
in the streets, and drivers were Inveigled
into drinking and neglecting their work.
Adolph Huth, manager of the New York
Dairy Produce Company, who acknowledged
being at the "vVillLamsburg meeting, said he
had intended to raise the price, but at the
last moment changed his mind because two
of his competitors did not raise it.
It is understood that Ferris, Huth,
Beakes, Orr and Helfand will be called
upon to testify before the grand jury.
Joseph L&emmle, secretary of the Con
solidated Milk Exchange, has been sub*
pcenaed to appear before the jury to-day.
Samuel Levy, one of the members of the
Milk Dealers' Protective Association, had a
long talk with Assistant District Attorney
Do Ford yesterday, and is also expected to
testify to-day.
ILLEGAL REGISTRATfON PROVED.
An echo of the last election T\as hoard
in the criminal Branch of the Supreme
Court yesterday, •when John Mltchcl, who
gave his address as No. Z'> 'Bowery, was
found guilty by a jury of Illegal registra
tion and remanded for sentence to-day.
ANNUAL SUFFRAGE MEETING.
The annual meeting of the National
Woman Suffrage Association will be held
from April 1! to April 19 at ihe Hotel
Arlington. Washington. At that time the
petition to Congress for a suffrage amend
ment to the federal Constitution will bo
presented.
THE TRIBUNE PATTERN.
The vogue of Fcml-princess dresses con
tinue*. They are liked for *. variety of ma
terials, but are especially desirable, for the
linen? and similar washable fabrics that
sr« of interest at this time. This on" is
HO. «.'m4 TISSUB PAPER PATTERN OF*
MISSES' SBJII-PRINCESS COSTUME
VOll 10 CENTS.
made of two colon*, ihe main portions of
wliito tinea ami the centre) panel and trim
n-iu« or linen in roM color. The dress can
be made t, lff i, at tlio nock and with lons
sleev< • whenever il"slrab|p.
The quantity of material inquired for the
■tstetn year rlm Ja j,,^ yards 2 < or 27, «'».
\hiOh If <» r ;,.., yards -M Inches wide, With
l •■•* yards 27 for the yoke, panel «md trim
mine portion's io mak* «* llhiKt ruled,
Th* pattern No. (J.S7 4 U out in «lz«r. for
girls of fourteen and aixtesa years of ar.
and will he mallei to any «ridi<** on re
ceipt of 10 cent*,
Plcaf« X! c nu.Yil,. r of r»U*rn «n'l air
distinctly, Address Pattern Department.'
NG«.Vork Tntujn*. If in * hurry for pat
<"" rend an extra 2-« m (tttnp «nd xv« will
mail by letter poiugt in waled envelope.
Of Interest to Women
WHAT IS STYLE?
This Question Cannot Be An
swered Definitely.
if th* dressmaker should say to her cus
tomer, as the tailor once said to Petnichlo,
You Md mr make it orderly nn<l wfll,
According to the fashion iind the time.
It wouldn't mean much to cither of th.m.
because it is so difficult to say just what is
the fashion. Hardly hns one come to the
conclusion that draperies, long nn<l flowing,
are quite the thing than MM sees a set of
designs showing short, full skirts of the
peasant' type. • Just ns one becomes recon
ciled to the idea that puffs :ir« to reappear
upon sleeves, the latest Parisian import.t-
GOWN OF CHAMPAGNE SOIK DX I.AINK. MITII BODICE OF GOLD TULJJB
AND LACE. BLACK VEL.VKT HAT TUIMJiED WITH BLACK PLUMKS.
tions Show no variation from the tiahtly
draped arm. Similarly, on© decides on a
small toque for spring wear, and then finds
that lar b -e hats are. after nil, just as
stylish, one ought not to complain, but it
is perplexing to be met with the question.
"What is going to be style?" and find no
one who can give a definite answer.
This state of affairs is probably due to
nothing but the increasing independent* of
■women who have, .so to speak, 'found
themselves." and refus-e to follow any dic
tates cf which they do not wholly approve.
They do not seem to approve of collectivism
In 1 lothet. but see in them rather an ade
quate channel for the expression of their
individuality. Perhaps the "laisses faire"
attitude so c . mraonly reprehended hi poli
tic* is the proper one to assume in things
sartorial. At all events, new suggestions
must wait long unless thry supplant some
thing in dire nc-cd of Improvement
FUSS IN ECLECTIC CLUB.
Fight Over Presidency for First Time
in Its History.
The Eclectic Club is now in tho throes of
an election contest, the first in its history,
as it h;'s had only one president since it. was
organised, namely, Mrs. Dore Lyon. Its
troubles began when Mrs. Lyon tried a
couple of years ago to launch the greater
Eclectic Club, with a club home at tbe Wal
dorf-Astoria. Mrs. Lyons bankruptcy, re
cently announced, has brought all these
matters to a head, and though pome of her
old friends have urged her not to resign,
Phf. feels that the president of the "well
dressed club" ought to have wealth behind
her. Moreover, she expects to go abroad
iii the spring to till concert engagements.
Miss Florence Guernsey and Mrs. George
Fink are in the Held -for the vacant office,
and tli^ir followers arc fiercely opposed to
each other over no very well defined issues.
MEALS WITHOUT MEAT.
BREAKFAST.
Itnistns and fig*.
(^r^arn^d fish
Buckwheat cukes. Coffee.
LUNCH HON.
Rakrd bfans.
Host on brown bread.
ApplCl an<l c|iiin< ••> 1 in.ilh'ls.
.Tea.
DINNER.
Tomato soup, with macaroni.
Walnut loaf, currant JMly.
Potatoes, with ulicfte.
Rio** croquettes.
KfJK *alßfi.
Mince pie. Coffc«.
POTATOES WITH CHEESE.
Ma^li some nualy potatoes, season and
spi inkle grated eheiW over the top. I'u<
thriii in the oven and M them remain
there until the cheese 1b melted.
WALNUT LOAF.
Walnut l/>af looka and tastes very much
like a meat loaf. Served with a rich
macaroni soup, a dish of potatoes and
«.-hrc6f>, Konie crisp croquettes and an arid
jelly, the most ardent advocate of » meat
dial wjll hardly realise he la foregoing his
favorite foodstuff, especially when it Ie fol
''■•'l by ait egg palad and mince pie.
Add to h quart of grated bread crumbs "a
h«-ant tablespoonful of »-alt and a .s.-,mt tea
spoonful each at pepper, *ag<», thjms and
parsley. .stir in also a libernj quarter of M
cupful or m«!ltnd butter. Mix well «nd then
•dd nbout n ii;i if or three-fourtha of * cup
ful "f nitn'»'l Fneli'h Walnut! Moisten
th* -nholf* with a'liftl^ milk, a *«"ant third
of » cupful. «V «-<SMrF(». th« softer th«t
rrumtif by th» U«- mtlk l« needfd. nak<?
abeili an hour in n fnlfly not oven. Tb-»
]««f BttovM !""• irrov « en top and may be
Ml •€>! cither hot or cold.
A CHILD'S APPETITE
They Can't Eat Ton Much,
Says Dr. Hutchinson.
That one can't give children too much to
eat. and should. in fact, feed them flit
day long, is the theory which Dr. Woods
Hutchinson set forth yesterday at the
Academy of Medicine. No. 17 West 43d
street. In the first of a series of lectures
which the public health committee of
the New York County Medical Society hi
giving In conjunction with the hygiene
committee of the New York City Federa
tion of Women's Clubs. His subject was
"Proper Food for School (Children."
"You can't give a child too much" to
rat." Dr. Hufchinson said, "so long as he
likes what he eats. He generally knows
■what is good for him. just the way r cat or
a dog does. He has a bottled up intelli
gence insie'e of him, Which, If you give It
a chance, will see as well as you what
foods are best for him. If he tends to
gorge himself on sweets, you may know
that his system craves that form of food.
because you don't give him enough of it in
his daily diet.
"We haven't yet succeeded in ridding
ourselves of the superstition that children
should be ic,l on the things grown-ups
don't wdnt. and that anything the little
THE RED SYMBOL
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I A FEW OF NEXT SUNDAY'S FEATURES: }
; When Mildred Got Next On the Roof of the World The Chivalry of Lepard {
; One of Urn* Ford's Best. By Ch>s G D Robci(v A Tale of (hr CaP tain, Three. . j
|: . The Psychology of Dress The Black in His Native Habitat j
!| By Kate MaMerson. By* Edward Bcechcr Brcnsoru j
Tribunes Sunday Magazine, Jarujothj
on«s really do want 13 sura to b^ bad for
them. This Is All wrong. Children ar«
nothing but living furnaces that hay« to
have sufficient fuel to keep their trrigßlln*
little bodies going properly, and if they
don't get the food, they get on our nerves.
When a child i« fretful «"d fidgety, you
may know that his nervous system is cry
ing out for food especially for iugar* and
fAts to cover it up
"Growing children are walking appetites.
They need from one-half to two-thirds of
the food a working: man must have, p.nd
thoy need a greater percentage of meat?
•M fats than their elders."
Dr.' Hutchlnson classified edibles «*
"foods" and "frills." Under the first head
lie gave the mo*t prominent place to meats
and fat*. "Lot* of butter," he mM "is the
best thins in the world. Children should
eat butter with bread, not bread with but
ter. It is the most digestible fat. and ''
rnough of it. Is supplied, there is M need
for the disagreeable castor ••■ and o!tv%
oils. If liny on* tells you that an * car
)- worth a pound of meat, don't you be
lieve H. It Isn't worth an eighteenth of
I pound. Fi.sh Is nutritive, but it con
tains so much water that a little doesn't
en a Ion? way. Wheat flour 13 the b*st of th*
cereal foods, most of which are so bloated
with Water that th*y lose tit nutrltlv*
value. If you are eointr to feed children
on boiled cereals, give them their break
fast Mrst."
Soup the speaker classed amonsr "frills"
and "'dinner trimmings," along with fruits
and salads; and ho could give "no earthly
reason for having only three meals a day
for children, with' total abstinence between.
"Giv*» children food as a continuous per
formance, if they want it." he said. "Th»
average animal can eat all day."
GLEANINGS.
maids «-••• dressed to represent snow
maidens, in whit* frocks bordered with
white- fur. and close caps of Tvhtte'fur. In
spring we may see violet or apple- blos
som bridesmaids, and for a .Tune wedding
little flower querns or rose maidens would
be- in order.
Th» notebook In which fond mothers
now record the clever sayings and doings
of their children, with snapshot illustra
tions, may hereafter h a supplemented by
cinematograph pictures, by means of which
thfs octogenarian of 10» or thereabouts
will be able to see himself crying or
laughing in his cradle, or taking his first
tottering stops on life's untrodden brink.
One enterprising firm has started to take
thece pictures, producing them in a small
and ■ convenient form, and enterprising
mothers are hastening to immortalize their
children in this way.
During the season of coughs and colds
it is well to know that a mixture of honey
and lemon juice will allay irritation of
the throat. Kept at tie bedsid,© at night,
it nil! relieve not only the sufferer but any
one elre who happens to be within hearing.
Jet continues to be in great demand. Tt
la worn nor only alone, but with gold,
steel or chenille. A celluloid imitation has
tba advantage of beinc light, and when
on<» ronfiders fh* profusion of j»t and
bead trimniiiis: that ew*e*a the Bjstiayi
rotors it i.=; not to be d*spisrd.
Seen in the Shops
White linen parasols with natural -wood
sticks may be had embroidered in any
color, to .match any gown, for *15.
Devonshire pottery candlesticks t. at look
like upturned poppy flowers sell for 73
cents apiece.
A gray stein on a small dark, tray forma
an original candlestick which sells for So
cents.
Tattle clilna Dutch arirls. with quaint lon«
gowns, are really tea bells and cost Jl
each.
Imported chiffon vollea in el. ipes ani
checks of pretty coloring are selling f<-*r
25 cents a yard, and will make most de
sirable summer gowns.
A birds nest potato frier consists of
two small strainer affairs: the lower one
is to be lined with the thinly slued pota
toes, and the other one fits into it. ?o that
when fried the potatoes form a nest which
may be filled with any other vegetable de
sired. The frier costs 75 cents.
Hand embroidered batiste robes for
By JOHN IRONSIDE
"The Red Symbol" is a stirring new serial I
story. It has an -American hero; a news- «•
paper man, who is sent to Russia by an Eng- *
lish paper. It has all the dash and charm that 1
made "'Souls on Fire" and "The Great Secret" |
so readable. It is up to date and full of mys- «
tcry. It will delight every one who reads it. «
Remember "The Red Symbol." ]
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Tribune is a veritable storehouse of good *'
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AND
NOT LIKE PETER PAX
Mrs. Mackmj Wants to Gro®
Up and Vote.
"Men." " '' Mrs. Clar'nc* "1" 1! "«ysfth.
meeting of the Equal Franchise Socfet- »?
jh*> Garden Theatre yesterday, "until 'no
hare treated wonn»n very much *, chiM r «J
' It's up to us to show them that we a-e V*
b-! regarded a3 full grown human aelnas/*
Mrs. Mackay said she hadn't meant L
> make a speech, but she wanted to tsn
! about her visit to Albany, where as praaL.
dent Of th« Equal Franchise Society 7 n "
j had an interview with Governor Hasjhea
"Both Governor Hughes and Seaasa*
Davis wcr« ext.-«edingly friendly.- »•(,,
•Their attitude was that of men i. a iy [a
; be convinced, and If* up to us to --
vince them that wo arc fit for th* bail<«*
I want to ask <»vary woman her* to tad
out. if she doesn't know, in what Asas™
' bly district and Senatorial district #B ,
, lires. and to go to her r«prea«ntat!vos aw
: and speak to them personally about thit
! cause. '
"It Isn't only the mfmb«r» ©; rsis SB.
| riely and other franchise soeiftie3 bo ar*
interested. There are many men afi
women outside the organizations who earo
about it. and wo want to %■>'■ m them a
! chance to shotr their Interest. And ear
; bill must not be smothered thts year. Wa
aren't doing half enough about that.
"Sc-nator Davis took me into th» cham
ber, where there chanced to bo a silt 0 #
mall awaiting Mm. and do you kaew." tan
: speaker added, "whom the top letter fa
j that pile— the only letter about 'ulTra**, £,
; said— was from? Mrs. Gilbert ttm»t. "Do
let us show him that w«. can write lettass.
too."
Mrs. Mackny announced that th» suffr«s
hearing would bo held Wednesday, Ttsmi
j *, at 2 o'clock.
"I told Senator Di»vi« 1 • aha aaid. 'that
f we wanted a clear afternoon, an«i r « e^vl
us from 2 o'rtock till .A. They -as *>.
part from their rule* ©f hearing both «td<n
. .«o th* 'antrV will be th»re. but In tli* »ven
i ins of the same- day there will h» m »
• •-• mass meeting in th» Assembly Cam-
J ber. <
"Df» let us N that this soe«;ty has a
good representation."
Louis Anspaehcr ma»!« an atf«lr*j3 53
"The Neglected Factor." and gave the con
servative part of that factor me? {mm
i knock?.
"Too many women." he sattf. "a re *.
voted to the sexual half of life «*eQsjM
In keeping some bumptious man halanrM
on the plnnaelo of his self-esteem. "pa«»>
women have ail th© characteristics cf tt,
j inbred and domestic hen, and so th«n>uga|»
| are many men imbued with the> chtcSti
ideal that they think they like- this. \z&
yet I don't know about their iikln? i- "r
believe a good share of th» divo.-c?3 ao :
pen because men get bored with tn«
wives. They cherish the ideal of th* dV
' mestic woman, but ti*>d to her tltor -til
i tired of b*r. just as women ret tired #f.*.
money grubbing men. Woman sunTtsaaasT
i relieve both. f Woman, whea iiifcsnT
independent, won't need to marry ' eir~>
, for love. "^* L
"Thf» 'amis' say suffrage will mm «T« T
divisions. It is labor conditions r-.at hax»
i brought sex divisions already -th» aST
tions made by h«r <H«franehipem*3t
can do nothing- but offer herself chessh
i*iid man industrially has grown to &•
her as he hates a cheap machine" -
At the next rneetine. which rrl]\ uj»"
place at the Garden Theatre on Fshraw
:•"•. Miss Ethel Arnold and Mr.- <laarWU
Stewart Mulllner will speak. William"!
Schleffolin will preside. { uaBJ%
Round bras? trays. the siz* -•• a ftmm
plate, having two handler, sell for $9 csru. -
White porcelain teapots, with a cestr*
strainer compartment for t>* tea leans,
sell at $1 for th«» four-cup stze.
Southern wear range in price from $!« 73
upward. ■• 5 - • \*- I
Pale blue batiste robes, machine em
broidered, come at Jl3 To in several pat
terns. ___!_
A celluloid sponge basket is netr ar3 v«r
attractive, and costs 50 cents.
A travelling tumbler. In a closely weTSt
straw- case with a cover, is also new sad
costs ft.
The Grecian hair bands of rtbbca. Jew
elled or ornamented with artificial flowers,
sell at JC ?."► and upward, in <*!! colors.
Clay casseroles, with on« h*ndi» Ml
cover, sell for from 35 cents upward, ac- :
cording to stz*.
A set of on* dozen larding needles c!
different sizes, in a tin box. costs is tc.J
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