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ftflER RECTOR QUiTS Dr. Mortimer, of St. Mark's. Philadelphia. Resigns After Talk with Bishop. WOMAN IN CASE. IS REPORT Was io Charge of Fashionable Cor.gregation 21 Years? Known World-Wide as Church Worker. : ? Tribune l i.. ?_??'. -The Rev. Dr. M on mer, for the ,-f st. Mark'i igned i tn hli . ? ..:. . trom the irania at William Rhloe* ? ,1 of the blahop, it oa ed ti vi latloni made ,,, him in aa hli li the narni o Dr. p Khiii- lander bi nt for t w o j).,u" Dr Mortimer had tendered hli i , _ | li had !????? ti aca ept4?d. the wholi . nol bei ome > untll to-daj. * ?""'-? Mark ird rumon , h^ir ??-..?? Thi m however. know all -.1 to diacusfl the affair the rflBlgnatlon. ? ? ,. : _ of the tn ? a ben I ?? |iin r one o* lead - Ihi Dnited Btatea and accountlng warden of st. Ifark'a said: tha! Dr. Mortimr-r araa a - r, bul he faitod to llva ? ? ighl " Rector Lcaves the City. ? ignal Ion waa kept ? until 1 ?:. Mprtlmei il- Immediately arent from Cltj to th< lei e of his brothi r. i ? rlck Ifortlmi r, ?ho of st. Mai City. Telephone 1 ; deiiclt Morl In ? the Informatioi . ? are, . li. v, nothlng t" ? rn.. I>r. Ifortlmer, who i.- Bixty-four yeara known li church work, and untii now. during lns twi 1 c. .< L>' rn.? TECLA PEARLS \ F.RK S NATURAL PEARLS On-i mad'* in a laboratory. the other in the shcll of an oyste-r. TECLA NEU YORK 3% Fifth Knmm IONDON 7 Old Bond Stffflfll PARIS 10 Rue 6e la Pan BERLIN l3LntetdenLinden . nmt Ualnul St M il'S 1 St .1 II*. N \l Si Lm l.o. u?t *i lOtl. kjAnt Qg Nn Re.rdwiiU 16 Av?Dur \U*?m \ --??. 2 K?'nth_?r?tr_ae NO OTlihK BK-\NCH!r-S OR AGENTS NEW YORK Central ^ tlNES 7 Adirondack Mountains and Lake George One Way Fare plus $2 For Round Trip Tickets orj ia'e daily, January 1 -t to 15th. Return limit Januarv 31st. ALL WINTER SPORTS Carnival and International Skating Championship Racea at Saranac Lake January 28, 29, 30 kflt nR?nt fot leaflet.or flddrflflB Gflflcral Baatflru PaBscnger Agent IVlb Broadway, New York. Pr.one. New York 8310 Madison 'Phone, Brooklyn 167 Main yeara at st. Ifark'a, not a i.reath of i.dal^aa^attached lb hli name. Ha i- a bachelor, and was extremely popu* Bishop CounseMed Action. Biahop Rhlnelander at first ref used t" diacuai the reaignatlon this aftcr ii"oii until it was proved nbaolutely to him thal it was known Dr. Morttmer'i tion h.i.l been demanded and a< - cepted. Ha then dlctated ti.e foilow mg: '."; ? !? iving ba i called to tbi rumor tbal Dr. Mortlmer had been lummarlly dlamiaaed trom hi" rectorablp, made tha folloaing state? ment: "it ll a fatt that L>r Mortimer ha? withdrawn from the work of hls minis try. This action, however, was not the reBUH of any trouble between him and ?V'Stry, nor ln OMMMQUenOI of any requaat on their part for his reaignatlon lt followed upon a conference between htm ami me, in wblcb paraonal matter? ... S'-nous moment were considered by us. After the most careful reflectlon l' coun <lUd blm to take the a tion whl. h he afterward took, and hio vestry approved il.mirsf. \s bl, ln effect. placed him- | . ipy h inus, l think I ought not to j ? matter further." it wa.- polnted out to ihe Biahop i..'U hla atatement did not really aiplaln Jual Why Dr. Mortimer Wgg leaving St. Marks, but he dechned to go Into ? j- talla Al ihe st. Maik's vesti-y house thli mornlng it waa aald that Dr. Mortimer had conducted aervlcea on Bunday, but had n,-t done so Mnoe. He lefl toam nu "Monday ..r Tueaday," n wm i'oiir.'iirat.-s liva in the vestry house. the Ret F n. Johnaton, the Rev. F. the liev. Charles F. ? ,i Pather tuirgas. Mr. tbe scnior curate. will ting ? ? tor ni eharge of the a n- u rector is selected. Tl" I: l ,.,'nett Mortimer. wb? n a. -ihe rectoty of St ^ark's ' h .: Clty, where hls Iu other i!,. Rt K Mortimer. ? r.-tor. V" ? other than that he had teah.ni d b. rause of 111 health; thal he had no trouMt with the Btehop, ? ? arlth ,c j FAVOR HEALTH MARRIAGES Chicago Women Like Utah Plan ?Minister Opposed. |p) ; to Tba IMI a..-. Dec ML?rtah's plan for the "health . f rtiflrate'' marriage w..- tht ?tv-wide discusslon to-day ?mong pii\.-;.'.aiis. ministers, worken and women in aoclety Many i ,,..-..i i . i an, whlcb epecitiea atate control Over all marriage,. and that a "health eertiflcate" he demanded hy aii who dealre to wed. Otberi at tarked ti,*- rlan. ' Bvery itep that aitt..- a? tbi protection eountry'i ehlldren li .< step iti the Ighl dlrectlon," Mrs. John P. Mhss. a leader, said. "I have itudied tbeat queetlOM and npprove heartlly of in. plan." Mra W. B Bacl aacratary of the nn -? ?? Aaaoclatlon of Qraduate Knraea, was sut- no paraona Intareatad ln nurelng would oppoae tbi meaaure. "Chi* cago needa aoch a law/aaha aald The Rei JohnatoM Meyara called th-* Idei rldlculoua He argued that lt arouhl put romance on a commercial has,* I>r. Henry B. Favill, president of th? t'hJeago Tuberculoall Institute. said the Ir of tubeit -1"U' persons wanted hy I'tah was unreaso: .,(.,< HUNG HIMSELF IN DOORWAY Station Agent Made Elaborate Preparation for Death. .,id. N. J.. Dae. :?'. Adati v.h" tor two years had been paaaengar tt 'lf Wlekatunk statl"n of 'he 'entral Railroad of New ,J. r.-ey, van. iound dead in hli room this mornlng. He had liung himself. irbo i^as twenty-two yeari al i kc boarded with the famiiy of W. T. 8mo k at Wlokatunk. l-ast nlghl he met tbi tnall train at 10 o'cloek and took the rnr.il from the atatlon to tba pcstofli a Hi went to his room lnter, shaved and took a bath, Then i.e procured a ropa, tled it to tba doorknob on the outsld* of l.ls :o<i!n and tbrew the otl,er end over the Btandlng on a Chalr, he put lns head in the loop and then klckad a?.iy the chalr. His parents ine at Rexmont, l'enn. APPEALS TO UNCLE SAM Free Speech League Protcsts Deporting of Mylius. tt. < e Bpaeeb League of this city ! aa linl a r?'"t> :-t to the Seeretary of Commerce and Labor agalnat the rfej.or tatlon of Bdouard Myllua who landed .- m'iay from the Krench llner La Provence. Myliui has served a year's term m prison lor prlnttng a story that Rlng Oeorge had eontracted a morganatm marriage with Admlral S"ymour'i daugh ter wben there aeetned to bo no chati'e - iccradlng to the thrune. The man, ,. lalgian by blrth, was d.talned it Ellll laland la.-t Monday on the eharge of heinp an undeplrable; lie made hls own appaal to the Secretary of Cummeree and Labor. The proteat of the Free Speech League follows: Tbe Free Speech I/eague of New Tork .ttot.st.- against deportation of Mylius The late W. T. fltead, also convieted of Hbel was allowed to enter becau.se the ofTerice did not Involve morai turpltude \ democracy eannot hold the reputation ot a king mon aacrad than that of hls aubjecta Mylius also should be admltted. BOY RUN OVER AT PLAY Truckraan Drives on After Crushing 7-Year-01d's Leg. |> Morris Kronstad, leven \ears old, was run over by a wagon w hlle he was play- j ,ng in the snow ln front of hls home, Nl Ot __4ist lfVid street. last night about 1 O'dock, and bM richt leg was broken tel. two plat ? j j The bov and a number of others 1 ad a LiB snow man m the street and ', , ,tt- r plaeing it candlc in the snow man ? i . I,,,,,) wera dancing aboul the Bgore. J J Morris KroaOtad dM not s.e a hig truck | taat waa remrfg through the street andli an trom behiiei tht IBOn man directly ] ii front of thi honee. The .im.-i dld | not atop and wbea tba boy'a compantona ] H w..? ?e. ii that hir h c ' ? .<k' n. He a ai taki n t" thi !;? . ptioil llo.-n l l >RISCILLA REACHES NEW LONDON ! B] T' ligrapb ta Thr Triba New Ixmdon, Conn. Dec. ML?Thl Mg Iound itaamar rriu.i;:., arrlved thli noon , from Kaw Yotk ln tow of th> Maaaaei i .. Boaton, on bar araj ta Newporl f?v re-. f .aiis. to pro.>i benci bj lon >.t the,, - . | 1 a?co. The PrilcUtl ht 'I.- i.. : hnft m tbe Emat River last Bunday. Bbe arifl i? oui ,f nnvi.e only a shoit tbaa, accordtng ' .o otiKiahi of tite companj. 10 WEOt FIANCEE IS IL Miss Keyes Breaks Engagement with Pastor and Will Go West for Health. THEIR FRIENDS SURPRISED Physicians Advised Her to Quit Teaching?Minister Is Vis iting His Mother in Rhode Island. Tha announeement made yrterday by .Mrs. Emeraofl W Keyea, of No. n taaay roe street, Brooklyn. that the engatp ".- t I r-f her dauchter, Miss Ilowena Keith. Keyes. to Canon W llham lhaflfe Chaae, paator of Cbrlal Proteatant Bptaeopal Church, in Bedford aarenue, hard baea broken cau&t'i cawielderable asttUement bumoi the frienda of Miss Keyea and ranun Chflfla Ifra Keyea aald the ponttaofld 10 h?lth of her daiifhtar araa raeponalhla for u..? breakhifl of the encagainant, and added: "We have the blflht Bl r- ipaet for Canon chase, but in \ i? ar of the atate of aay daufl-hti r*a health wa decMed tbat It was betl * fer ber definltely to broak tha en* ta_-iucnt." I ?B w i. .1 inquiry aaa mada yeaterday ai ti.e bome of Canon Chaae, It was said bc hau ajone ti. bla ?HPthar'a hoana in Khode iMlaii.J. The breaking of tl.e en gflajainaat araa Bfl much a surprise to the fttends of the two as wai the announee? ment of the ei Kafrement last Aurust. At tiiat time thfl ongaajement was announced from the polplt ol the Canon'a ehurch. ln deltverlng his s- rnmn on ('hr.^tmas Day the pastor gave no lntlmatinn that bfl nnd Miss K- yes had dflddfld DOl to BBarry, The flrflddhlg was to tako place ?ome time next mo-ith. Miss Key*?. ln an eff^rt to r^ca'n hrr ^hatterefl hsa'":. will l*>ave for the Wflflt ?oon. She r"-r..tii?- 111 ehout two month* ijjo. and went to N'pw Hampshlre, whr-re llomer Eator. KeyflU, her hrothT, Is B lofoeeoi In Dartmouth Unhrfltalty. I four Ttf-pk*. ac--. it Ii aaM, Bhe irrote t.> 'anon Chaae, cancelltnfl thr en| ? .-.nt of ? ( Ilna Oi ; ? ' f har i Keyea arll] not return to her pla teaeher .-f Bnctiah '.tt thi Glrla' Ilisrti frhooi untll tl 9 ppenlng Bf I ichool year. Bhe haa been ataytn** aith ?Ikr dui ri? t? -- t'i rlatma Inv* it w_s aald >.'*trrria> that Canoi Ra' f|r-;.|- afl*-, ?rn' liy th?> hr*-aklnc off .f the enflaflement, bul r<aii7?d t ins n- ? ? ? i li a nf thfl ->f hia tlojtcee'u h.aith. Canon Chaae la aeveral van --1 ? Mi-s K^v", and haa X>oir> marrl. : ?n January ll, IMT, hi : " ;!ad'lliic Colllns, nf 11 ? ? lt. I . ?'r? m.ir-i- i Bhe dled In IM Miss \\o\ oy. uh,. u . ? ,- .. :., -. ? f ?. ? Ffolyoka - atlegi la tttt, flrat mei - ,t ? ?? ,a?*- when hi d llven ?> lecture at tha MrlB* Hljr1: B -, -?? .- I < n a, \ee h< r tor elt I Kmerson 1*. Keyea Whe d*d ?<v*ra aara ago, waa Mts* Kayaa'a fath-r. He ivas n m?mhfr of th*- ttow York Bar nn-l for s*-v?ral years a<as chtaf - Wk In the Brooklyn Board ot rSdti tl Conrad <ux? Keyea anrit!;.' >.r<-t 1i>-r. la a tti'tnlifr if the law flrm of \\"1n**.it- ,\. - rileit, ,.f No ;.. (faaaau Mr*<t Manhattan CIGARS FOR UNCLE SAM Steamship Captain Escapes Fine, but Waiter Suffers. r aptaln JfMBOfl P"-a'lvhaw, Ir i af the BtaflflBflhlp i.aj'iand. reeetred nendatlons yflt afday from the euetomi tuthorltlen for turnlng OTaW tO Ul i )nrg* a*.?orttn*-nt of i i?ars that wera t,, ka arauflfllad Into thi - o mtrj Tho I.aplard va* ln mtd-eoaan i H Botaanhardt, aecond ateward, <i!* o ired that A. 1 eron. i. araltor Iti tha md ci_?6 dlnlng ittom, bad Mg poa*_ag4*a ?f elflara hldden ii hli inh Ha laporied his flnd to thi ebtaf ateward ? ho ln turn tu.iK the tal?? to tl B eaptaltl Tli'- vlnil.Ii nf n -.,. *.,., ,,| |V ,),,. AniTl-an rfllUfl of thr Bmugflled go.,r)n, roaa before * "apta .-? ik? ,t threatentnfl oraare, and aith quick deeUrion li*- sterred ri*-ar of thr tTOUbll 1 r-ron ?Ass arderad "pui ln hoi rnth^r ocv.aH up, pt. ordhifl to the euatom of inodara Baalcatora, and hli dear arera taken into BflfekeejHng by M | y\ h*n the Bteamahlp ,.niv?-'i i . ?? tha 'oiif-ction, ronipaaaal >>f i.ia.. dgara, II parkages of tobar-.-o, 4.-" riflarllhM Hn-1 IH paper ci^ar raaea, wa.< t-.rrr.i oret to tha vifitoms men 'aptaln Brailahaw nol Only BBoaped tha flne proarlded foi aktppen arboae crew-. f.r*- ranKht smupjrllii((, hu| raeaJa/fld profnue thflnka from thfl "fflr-tals Feron d^nird ho lntende-1 t.. fl9n_flfllfl fhe cigais llf Bflld he flbtalned th- m from his brothf-r, who work-. ln a rlgar factory in Kott?-rdnm. an.l be int.-i-l. ,| to :ake them to his hom* ln Bruaoela II" I iad t,o apporttmtty to _., tin-r* irr-ught than alonp on thls trir.. Intendlna o takr thrrn bach to EUTopa flrtth the ?eturn of the Lapland "VET ' PROVES HE'S AUVL Jets Pension Long Delayed by Dead Namesake. Hopewall, N. J., Dee l*> Havlafl ??? abiishft'i to the Bfltlafeettofl of th*- fea iion Bureau that ha is alhre, iiothwlth. tatidlnp an offinHl i_i*ord t?i tha eon* rary..Charles B. Vowler, a srvotity-yrar ild vteran of the Ctajrfl \\'sr, was r?Jui< n*f lo-day ov.r thr rc-iipt of m .-h,---k or 11^8 for bark pfraaloil II- also has the 9aurane? that bfl ***- *11 raeetaa 921 h nonth h"reaft< t l"owl?r's dUcully ln obtalning t'." p^n loa was brc-ause in anoth?r rompanj Of -.? 1 1 Kea Jflffley Caa/alrj th?r? araa a fharlefl B. Pwarlar, "ho waa kiil?.i iti attk 11,. h,,ri aimoM gteea up h-.p., ?-h*n his ah, was brought t-> the attn.tion Ol Kijutatit Oeneral Wllbur i" .-a.il- r, Ir., rho itif-tfst-.il hitns.-lf in ***OWlei i ,.lf. JTTLE GIRL BADLY BURNED lei Dress in Flamcs from Match She Stepped on. Bllea Pe\in- ? r-"-' old al '??? .1 VtfM Btraat, Newark. N. J. ?as lai: lumed about tii' linibfl and krwar i--.it t h, r 1 ? rday whei oucht flre fi-'ii. ? match whlch ignit.^d . (-,:, 1 .. trampi -i oa it Th.- *rli 1 , ttthifl aa a atool and wa fluahing har ,?,t backward and fawward. Hi 1 fool ;,-,,, i-i 1 ..mait with h ? id when ? Hor - rtea brought halp, ati.i thi Ban 1 . . lottx red '? i.--? naitll aftei Bha ,.| I,. , 11 lid.ll> blll'.H-d. Sl. j Un <-?t: ii" riiai ON WITH STRIKE PLANS Efforts of State Board of Mediation and Arbitration Prove Unavailing. EMPLOYERS AWAIT ISSUE Declare Bad Time Has Been Chosen for Demonstration, as Trade Has Just Experi enced Two Dull Years. In the hope of avertlng the Impenfltng garn.ent workers" strlke, which is expeeted to mak*. Uf,000 people Idle. and may now be , al'ed any day, the baada of the New Torli Itata Board Bl Medlatlon and Arbi? tration have trled without euccesa to brlng about forne amlcahle understamllng between the workers and the manufact urers. (Vlonel Mich.icl J. Regan. chlef menMator of the New Vork l.raneh of the board. paw the lepreaantatlvea of both Mdaa and he found the ofDeari of th* naloaa buay prepartng for tne strike. Bugana Benja? min, of Alfred Benjamin & Co., president of tlie N'rw York Cothtng Trades Asso? clatlon. whleh wlll Jie.tr the brunt of the flght on the part of the employers when the strlke ls on, was vislted by Colonel Reagan, but declare- there wai nothing to he said or done on the part of the manu flaetnrarg untll demands were made or there was some isxue. So far, he said, no COtnmunloetkn. had hoen sent to the mar.uXacturcrs on behalf of the workers. W. C. Rogers, chiof state mediator of the Mard, aiso came from Albany and madi an unsuccesKful effort to brlng about peace He ls now ln favor of asking the State Labor Com mlss lon*T for permisslnn 'o call a puhlic hearing on the condltlons leadlng to the stttke, whlch e,r;IJ be COn* : evri dTlng tl.e- strlke. ' tlM re; resentatives of tlie em* Bald from nrbat he had rend of the - a irera drawn op nnd ratl* ? nioni bul nol mbi dto thi ? nployeta tl n demaada would mean IM ..f 101 [?? ? In wagei i [< _aM tl ? Ni w Tork Clol Ing 'i radu Ai too.i ;..r i ? ? I ...i aiwa> s itond alao foi falr b'""! worktng i ondltlons lt i ''ike nearly I % for thi ?? " The i '!?> 4 , ? of New Tork, ? ? hlng to do with tha qm m et tbe i of employi ri ? ta, anl Uonal g-Boiialton ct Clothlera, - ita tx .. ni trten ln ti. s dty, ri in io al i ? ... ? ? - tl ra ? imnilt.ee or tne .\>-r thlng Tradea Aaaoclatlon met -?< ? ? aft>rnoon at th^ Hoti Bi . \o..rt bul ll* members >-ald the meeting l to do ?i?h Um eomlng stnk. Mr Benjamti <?'! "All tl ? Mared, i do not think ; the woi k< ra bl a gOOd time li ? t tl want to win The f baa ju't paaaed through two dull yeara, ln arhlch a numbei of a drlvei to tbe wa' Thera ! is rn..: ? ? ai nov l : ; arlng for ?. i ipt .? k trade, boi tban i ao baon ln tl ta to what we an to ea* ;< t 1 .in my nofiilrig, a* we haVI re- | : ? *lved no . ? | I i?tio? aere a en said ttt ?? iup ? . Iko would go oa t igl ? ? ? ? nol Hudaratand how tha it* ? could hav* any hope of ntnntng at this Ireater Mew rork Diatrld Coum u of the l'nlted ittnrment W": kers, whhh .- c f the atrll xnt I | * ?..??I..' al Clinton Hall, No Ul Clinton ind eent our eommltteea to angagi hall for maaa meeUnga ..f tba ivorkera ..ii M..i ? ? .md to aeiect about f'.rtv hall ;<? headquaflen f"r the strlk ? i 'ii..- . itten aill hold ? mam meat* Ing tO nlKht ?: in ?ehwettaer, ce'.. ral organtaer i.f tha Unlted Oarment Workere, and tt. \. Lavener had principal .-iiarp.' of th* arrangementi They ^at.i many haiis wouid he needed f"r Monday nig' t, hul ut. to the preaent thay had engajr.-.i oi ! Tanin... ii..' and Webeter Hall, nth itreet, near Third avenue, Manhattan Teutonla Hall, in Harrtaon itreet. Brook? lyn, and I'.iim Oarden, Liberty avrnue i.i .I Bncbmaa itreet, UroamavUlo. Mr. ?ehwettaer _ald tbi tin-t ofBcial an* noun imi nl of Ibe date >.f the strik* wouid appear in a ipoclal issue of tti#> eflfctal organ .,r ttM i alted Oarment "Horkef and mlghl te announced at anj tlllie ACTOR AND ACTRESS WED Richard W. Ling and Rose B. Jones Marry in Wilmington. ; i T? legraph ta i le rrlbom | Wilmington, l?ei. iiee y. Richle wil .'"ii Ung, foi t Bve yeara r.i.i nn.i di vor*ed, waa marrled here late ?Ms after noori lo Rose Reatriee Jones an a.-tress, wh" gavt bar ag'' .is thlrty-one R..th cum New York as thetr home. The Rev. L_ Wolfe ofgetated Mtaa ..ean nfttr \. Horton, nis,> an actreaa, and O. .! RangOTi hoth of New . ork, a.ted ai Tha brlde i?. also known as JtOOa Beatrice Wb lar. Bhe tnid the mlmater lh! ? ai llngla Tha brldejrroom pald he \4 as a aldOWir. Ue was ome the hus hai.il >.f the Iati I.otla r'aut-t. Ha Is Ifl The areddlng party hnd diuri*i at a res taurant and started for KeW York to night. i UNCONSCIOUS SINCE XMAS Young Man Found Lying in Snow Now Puzzles Doctors. Oeorge McAuHffa sixteen yeara old, of I ?4 \\>st 111th street. has been |n the j Hariem Hoapital alaai fVodneaday niirht aboul I " ' lo.-k in nn un.niiscioiis condl- j tlon an.i ltn daeteri ara ajiaalid, iisj araa found lylng ln ihe stiow at mth itreet aad B-ghtti avenue, and at first the police and the phyitetani thought that 1,. was Miiff'TiiiR from acute ahohollsm. M.-Auliffe was not ldentlfie.1 untll lant night, when his motbei raguaatad Um pe lice to look foi her ;-on Hh> said that youag McAelMfc w>ii awaj from tha uristmas night. al 7 o'rlock. sav ing that he was eolng to me. t BOCM friendi ...id that ba would he back at M o'clock rn- iiot.iis then declded that it was r ot j.os?ible for the voutig man to bava drn ik In taro boura enough llqaai la i aM.-.- the ien- roatlnued comaleaa <ondl USGUSED IN SKIRTS. Busy Footpad Terrorizes Whit* Plains by Many Daring Street Hold-Ups. ESCAPES BY FINE RUNNINC Reaped Harvest in Christmai Crowds, Knocking* Down Vic tims and Completely Baf fling Efforts of Poliee. A hlghwayman who haa been man querading ln woman's attire and rob blng women of Whlte Plains almos met his Waterloo on Wadnaoday nigh when he atta. ke.l Miss Llllian O'Toole Klld Wtaa barlly beaten before h^ wa: a,ble to make his eseape. l-'ur severa days before Christmaa many Whlti Plains women had been held up an< robhfld bj a footpad. who alwavs man flfljfld to get away when the poliee go on his trall bflcflUflfl he was fl sj.rititer He dfleldad to change his maka*-ap am dressed as a woman. .Miss O'Toole was walklnjr aloii: BrottdWfl v. near Hamilton avemi<\\Yhlt< Plains, nbont 8 o'elock on r-hrlstmat nlpht when she felt a tug at her hand bag. She was ln a dark and Ioneaonu BOCtlon, but she did not lose her nerve neiiher did ahe scream. matfd shi held tlghtly to her bag and fa-ed flhOU to see who had tried to rob her. Sh< \? as atirprlsed to see a ".'mnrin, but b? the sizei of lha hand whli h ckispet hers and an oath that esraped from tln llps, Miss O'Toole is certaln that thi footpad was a man ln female ,-iipirtilse Not a word waa epoken when tbl footpad seized hold of the handhag an.: by a desperate effort tore lt from th* gra.-p of the Bfltonlflhfld voun** woman Misa O'Toole, however, had sotn*. .- --. hav.iih played In aakethall gai a*fl flnd tennla, and ahe Itni ledlati Ij mada a leap ;< r.-1 landed on the back ol the thlef. Then followad a di taaali during whlcb tho thlef mad.- au effort tO |fll flWfly. Round snd roun'l thfl couple atruggled but not a a ord waa Bflkt Then finally Mlaa OTool* landed on her aaaallant nnd he let po ol hei purae and daabed down Broadwa] M M .. |',,, . <?> did nol glv- Chflflfl, a.? ?.?ed, but as aoon as ahe raached her home ahe tolfl* ? i to the white pialna polli b and L-.r | tht i.'..nn. Bha dflfli rlhfld th* **famflle footpfld" a being About Bn feet tall. thlch flflt, and Bflld "h< rt ralncoflt buttimed close under thi ind a s-.ft slo-j.-h hat. When thfl .ivwonian ran. "she pulled up ber o the knee and ran like a <|.-er " This Sam rtptton of n iprlnteT anawflri to the htghara^rnifln who robbed three a oriien previous to rhristmns. and whe ?lwnyfl managed to get awav beeause he proved te hf- ? l***t ranner aii of Hma of the footpfld had beflfl tn the w hlte Plfllna Pofltoffl***, whera thev -.,) or .-ent tuonev -.rders and . ... diflpiayfld a roll of Mllfl BrbUfl ln th.- otlbe. i . ia Cummtnga wna bed np at rner of Wadilngton an-i Chatter . line. an-i whi fi the thlef tried te aeiae ber purse she fought him off with ;. hatpln, hut Bnally he knocked her down "ith bla fl?'. Theli he tetied her handbflf ?nd atartfld off to run. Maaj Cummtnga, who ln cjuita a rniin-r, g.\ ? bul the man, she says, ran like p profeaatonfll ?nd es--aped. ifer bfl| contalnad a gold 9l*fltch and ("'hristma* fflft* .rn Bunday nlght laal Mm *?:. n Smith was held np nnd robbed ln Itock* lodga ?*/enue, whlle Mrs. J. P. M;. hom " Of Bflflf View avenue. was Al* H vtctltn Of ?',M robber. Tbe Whlt. pialna poUca hnara mada every effort t rapture the hltrhwayman. but so ffll , . -. htvra hoon baffle.1 beeause of thi . nt dlagulaea he fla>umea Thi I t 'hat he is now m_aqU4?radlni around ln female flttlre is caoalng tl ? offi inlfl ta plaea fl-trn detecfj-reu on hh trall. Women ln the kin'somo BOCtloni 0f the tOWn "re ? ?arrylna; revolvers lfl their handbaga, and tho -female root pad" mav meet Wlth a wartn r*flceptkMI >ri the near future. IRISH REBL HASTENS DEATH Exrrtion at Christmas and Birthday Party Fatal to Brooklyn Woman. After ioncmn aa Irlah real, Mrs Anna Caaey, fetty-nin? yeaT_a oM, of No, Ml VaiiderMlt aTenne. Brooklyn, dled from apoplexy yeatatday rnoi_a_g Bha had Utendlnfl * christmas party and birthday party eemMaad at No. s?o At tvonoa After the danre she Mt down and waa nnahla to answer when noken lo Dr. Mylard. of Waehtngtoci ?,,.?.?, W?M cailed ln snd advlsed that an ombulanee be aumneaafl While the eiirseon was eominf- from IM Bwedlah Hospital. Kather CtoMg, ot St JO* , ,,), s noman .'athollc fhunh. waa call*d and admmlstered the -fll rites of tha Church Tha woman dlod soon after tflfl arrlval of the atnhwtfliwfl aur-jeon. The funeral wtll be held Monday morning at j,, jnaoph'B C*hurch._ THEATRE TREA.SURER FTNED Man Accused by Little Giri Goes to Tombs in Default of $500. Loula Knpiski. treasurer of the rtrand ODera Hnuse, was fli.ed 1500 yesterday by ruatlcefl Steinert. r-almon and Mdnerney gpocial Pesslons on charues prefern-d anlnat him hy Horenco Perry. flfteen raorfl ol-l. of No. :^<5 Clinton avenue. The ajroofl Tbe fflrl aald that on November 7\ when BBM went to the theatre to buy Beatfl KapWrJ lurad her to the gallery by thr prataoee that he wanted lfl ehow her thr. locatlon of the aeats. He did not l.-t Bar go, flha *??M- 1'n,n *?? 8Cr?am'*(* tor ^KapiaU'a la**Ner asked that hia rlleiit i? nuoled untll the money could be ralsed Juatlce Htein-rt refuaed. aaylna he \sas sorrv that in the opinlon of the , ourt no i-rlson aentence uould be lm i?.??fl H<- i-ommltted Kaplskl to tho Tomba until the |6u0 was rollected. ? CHRISTMA9 TOY KILLS OIRL. ihlcago. Deft 26?A toy e'ectrlo apark n uaed at a home rhristmae celebration. . . aod thfl dflBtth to-day of Mlas Tliereaa Burrian. whoan riothlna was aflt aftra, Ibi alater alao was aeverely burned, but ,- :ll recu\cr. Announcement On February 1 st a REORGANIZATION of this company will be effected. Prior to that date reductions from 10% to 20% are offered on the entire stock of Old Eng? lish Silver, Diamonds, Pearls, Silver ware, Watches, Clocks & Fancy Goods HOWARD & CO. Washington NEW YORK Newport 5th Ave, and 50th St. The opening of our New Store at Washington wili be followed shortly by another. Particulars later. 1 SkWWctrnQU Office Ecruipment Do you know that on our sales floors and in our warerooms are dasks, chairs, tables, and filing devkaa literally by the thouaande excelllng ln variety of design and offered at pricea that appealf That supplementlng these are the odd pieces for apecinc purpoeee, whlch you have long desired but never found ? Cett ne mert than th* crdinary hind Naw York Store at 380 Broadway Old Furniture Taken in Exchange DesKs. Chairs. Tables and Filing Cabinets in Wood and Steel _leandltoubleWyBoy BY USING THE ROAD ON WHICH YOUR WATCH IS YOUR TIME TABLE, AND FAST TRAINS RUN EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR. ?jt* m,r.KWMr.9tw.9\*.*>.w.a\*\K9>*\9>.*>.m*.r.m*.v. XUZADSB WABBBOOMS, 17 Baat 14th St. An exceptional opportunity is offered to all fotending purchasers of a Piano or Player Piano dur? ing this month at the above Warerooms. A very Special assortment of the most artistic productions in fancy woods, in antique and modern designs is on display. An Exhihition of Rarify "The Purchase of a Krakauer is an investment of a lifetime." Prices are not high. Terms at your convenience. Of other well known old and reliable makes we have Twenty-four New Pianos and Player Pianos to offer. ranging in price from $190.00. All fully Guar? anteed. Terms very moderate. Call at our spacious Warerooms and inspect this beautiful assortment of instruments. Every courtesy will be extended you, although you make no purchase. Krakauer bros. PIANO MAKEFS ESTABLISHFV l8o> OPEN EVEN1NGS Main Warerooms: 17 East 14th St (Bet B'way ft Fifth Ave.) ' BRONX: Cypre-i Ave. A 136th St BROOKLYN: 350 Livingiton S RECORD IN DIVORCE SUIT No Long Delay in Wife's Action Against Torrey, the Artist. Th? lawa delays dld not flgure much tn UM divorce suit of Mra. Almlrlta Howea Tettey agalnat her husband. George Bur roughs Torrsy. the artlst. In fact. tha BUtt, whl'h was heard before a referee, took less time from the servlng of the papers on the defendant to the flilng of tlie report of the referee than any of Ita kind dleposed of ln many monthe. The report, now ln tha handa of Juatlce Glegerlch. la favorable to the prayer of the wlfe, and awalta the courts con nrmatlon before the decree can ba grantsd. The summons and oomplalnt waa served on Torrsy on December H *?t the Hotel Vanderbilt, whera he ll llvlng. Maurice Delohes waa appolnted referee next day. On December 19 Delchea heard the testi? mony of three wltneases called to sub ?tanttat* the allegatlons of Mrs. Ton-ey aOuui thv mlsconduct of ber buibaad. i The report recommrndlt.g h decree foi the wlfe was fll*-d tho followlns; ?m Mrs. Torrey dld not name Um W-WpWrt* ent. Torrev has been an exhlbitor in tho Paris salon for several years-. !!?> i M won much praise for hls work In Um palntlng of portraits of disting'iit>h> d m i In this country and Europe. II. bai palnted President Taft. The.xlorr P.o..?. - velt. the late Paul Morton, Prince Henry of PrusMa and the Klng of Qneot, wl. ? decorated Torrey with th^ Gr'.-ian OkI'T of the Saviour. SALOON MAN FATALLY SHOT Bridgeport Prizetighter Pulls Gu/i During Fight. Brldgeport. Conn., Dec 2*.?During a flght In hls saloon to-nlght John F. Sulll van wis shot by William Rruno. a ]>n*e. flghter of local reputation Sulltvan I- a a hospital with a bulkt in his stomach, with no hope of recoverv. The pollre are looklnic for Brur.o, who dlsayp.ared after th. eliootii-f.