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SANTA BEAMS ON
ALL DESPITE RAIN Deserted by Weather Man, Old Kris Achieves an Xmas Triumph. riTY UNDER SPELL OF YULE SPIRIT Thousands of Unfortunate and Needy Fed. While Gifts Are Scattered Broadcast. i v man ln lhe ettj arho ratled .upply Banta ? ' ? *""a,,lp *ft to beat '? h,s MP^**"' ?* ^oan araa taa weather aaaa \? iM charHleB of the dty ehe-wered " ?? dlstMbute mm. mt poor; all lhe hoapltele gave __deltca. ea to tempt the naKCini* ao JntWe* ol ihoae to whom they mlnla* 1 . .M the fathera of the cttj toaded !, wm loyaandtrlnkeutogladdenthe thm r Eve? thl, waI. S, i ?"?* ?tra ?2_fll*_f Ignaaa te ? n the monotony Imdde nrla* nut the weatJ ? man gava hlm no r__**r_s weather. He left hanta to ,h(,.r aouli aa beal hc mlghl wll oid wern-OUt rcninant of laat aprlng. Into rtk* he had we ked the bareel pat* ; m of .... chlli Oonaequently jj^ wal forc | -,. eom. 10 town in his o\' St N.ck Merry in Oilakina. Th,. Hda't baceene him as wcii ar* his Jauoa. and I ra bul i*verthele? the STaua aucceeded wonderfully well m ?: r-la-- Handlcapa only aeemed to pu' ,fTorts WhC.ve^ ^U ,. r eaterday, whether dur* 7 ? ... mornlng <>r ,n the aaggy, __*itig kttarm hoartl rreme 2_S\rttb mlrth and goodfallowahlp, and hTfacea around him reflectcd his mer ment even ln th" half Ught 'Cars I harderi ringla Job rarrie W Mm at the Wh Roghnenl Ar* "?* _ weal l?h atreet yeaterday 1-n-ng. when he handed out more than EHea>? ln aearly ?.*<> ba.ke.a toa 2, ef the halt, lame. blinil and out-of .erk aho heM llttle irrccn tlcketa frwn the lalvatiea Army. ron.mair.i-' EvangeMne Booth. head of the Anay l? thla country. wm^" relnfa depi ty en this oooaalan. After ,bVf **??? of weleome ahe Jolned act.ve'v ?' i ? work of handlng out the ra-ekeu . ? * on long tab .tag parallel down the room. ln lhe namBethei work aho ovorhoard enoW woman a - I ad evidently known bet* Z aaya remark tbat II waa the fl-st fm mt ... foreed to aecept a s.!t. cat aner. Woman. 97. Given Weleome. I want you to know that you and all ?neae other people here to-day a-e our p-a_ and thal anly." aald the eonv man??. . - pplng he- arm about ? M old w-man s shoul ?i there were elotruag ar,d -arfare given out ln tha artnory. i thoae a ad a glfl waa ai ald reaaaaei i ?? aeven Chrlatmaaea m o raik-d all the way fro... tbe lewi SM. ta carry boeb a baekol to her flranrlch.lcir'-i A lonK walk wai atMfli i ? od ii for tbem * i i While Commandor Hooth wae rai .. | 1? atfi I Cleneml lallagtoa Booth. hei nncle, played the rolf ? i huagry thou .and gatl ? the Murray Hill l/f cwn. Volunteers of A atetribuu : ? ? ? ii etmaa baakamundaw the imrr.ee BU o raetlOO of Colonol J ?'? Keppei. Enough food to feed ta dred raere was aenl around bj Volun tw BMMM ? te those wbo were un* ?jlfl te themaelveB Back family to which a baahel wenl had been BwaaUgated by ?he organ aai oi te aa* certaln that its needfl were reaL The chlldren of UH POOf '*-p" not for" fotten lr. Santa's ronnds by any means. Th?r? arere two bbl treea for them. over loaded wlth four thouaand preaenta at the Mh Regimenl AraBOry in the after? noon. nrben tha remaanta of the BBornlng eetrlbatii hed nen elearad awe peciahv did thi aewaboya moal of thom ettheut ave eauaa to Ther rot two seneroua menl:', wltb prea* OBt goBI tne yOUthfUl heart "on the Mb." Children Well Cared For. ?<?-. waa at the Hotel Imperu, nernoon. One h adred and BOVI 88 sat around tha 1 lH* liantly . ?? ard waited artth ill ruppresned Impatleace !"? Richard tt. frummy, dire, tor of the Newaboya' llotoe flub. gBTbed Bfl Santa riaua, to hand out book.*, Btothlag, eandy, toya and fruit. in tne Bvealng W'llllaa M. Flleoa, Jr., ?a\e a 'ousins gOOd dlnner t<> about as many more at U i Bh-ca Mamorlal Lodglng Ho'Jge No. !' New < hamber s BtTOOt ??htr* his ratbei waa in the hahl: of an* tertainir.i' the newaboya annually ug to 'ne time i.t his death a Uttla child l.-d the Fuletlda eelebra tien it t . Bowory bUbbbob bud nlght? "our bay," a.- William Torrey Hunt, of the miaaion Maff. call-.-d hlm. "Ou- bO] ' turned out to he Mr. Hunt a yeai < left to his r-ht>- when blfl artfe die/1 a ahort whi:.- rago. ttx. Hunt dadlcated the bov to the work of the misslon on No? vember :. and alnce men the youngatm has cooed hi.nself into auch favor with 'he human derellcts who drlft in and out or the ml.'hion that a mimoer of them ?"anded tojefher and bought him n amall haa The tie.. together Wlth "ts proud pos *rt,*or, was in evidenee at the meet tag laat nlKht. when two thousand of th' tonaiji'i hoboca were fed in the beeemenl dininK n ilfta lo tl a afti rnoon '??rt- ehlldren ol Hreet aUde Bchoohi Kave I <antKta at the mlssion. under tba dl r*<tlon Of Mis. Lena II Blhln, who has rhargi of tbe muek m the pubnc 8*choola Three hi-idied and tift> haskets of food, *aen rontalnlng ten nieala, were Riveu "Jt at ihe rnission in the morninK, after one, thouaand men I ad been aerved in the bread lin? at I o'cloek a. in. aerenty iittie r-iria and boya from fam Utea that have f^lt the Influeni'- of tiie BUaaavtN Hoapltal gaelal garalci wera the Buesla of young women in the aoclal asraiee work and graduate auraaa, hi flatK,rn Mall. lhe home for graduate tiuraea, at No. 4>i Kawt Hth Btreet, last r"Bht. Mia Wllllam I'h'Jieh Onborn. donor uf the hall. was peeaont, and hh ?''iateo th? fOUBg wiiin.-ii. beaded by the MIbbcb Hlaion. (iraham. Mrockinan and Kunut m the mak of dtetrlbutlng. Irt UM various >'?.,,i,fe M'-n's I'hriatian Aaaodation bulldlnga throughoui the clty men and boya partook of the _encral DISTRIBI'TION OF CHRISTMAS BASfCETS BY THE SALVATIOX ARMY REGIMEXT ARMORY. THK 9TH ihce;- The feature of thi buildlr.g'a celebratioti for the j*oungstera w.14, thal ea -ii bo* acted as bta own Banta 1 I.TJ4.. bringlng a preaenl to hang on the tree, Bter dlan ntled In re . gm| Hre st, "-ts wera I ? ? of the evening In thi nu n dt arl m< nl Christmas Cheer for Orphan*. Hospitala snd asylums for ths orpbana and sged were not pessed over bi thi |. ??ainr ln hlfl rounda At thfl Kew Vo-I. Catbollc Proti*ctory, f/alker avenue and Pratector* i:...-i l, the !.S60 boya end glrla in tr-.e inatitutlon managed to consume abont 1,860 pounds of iinke' and chlcken, eight hari.-is ..f iv.iato".- *f*r? tmrrela of rranbi rrlea spd 71 gri il q 1 "' reietv. ples, r.ikes and other della "iftei the dlnaer :<t noon tha children watehed motion picturee and a throtrical performancs given by some of th- h,,,? Tbe Inmatea of ti.. Home fm thf .\p"i of uim uttle Slaten >,f the Poor, at N'o ?1.1 Raal 78th street, ?sal aa de thi feebleness for a arhlli yeaterday, aftei ? Inapirlni 1 ? given them by John D. Crimmlna, foi twenty-five years a bene factoi of th.- home, and joined in the dances ..f tbi Old world and 1.01 a fe* ? of the New. tt.-.iich 't was noted that ? the turkey trot and the "cranberry crawl" bad 1 ol piaimtroted Practii ally all the h ? I tl'- clty bad trocs for tin- children, snd a numbei -av.4 entartainmenta for auch patlenl ;. arera v,.u enough to watch them. Santa Remembers Prisoners. - rnehon ?? other Santa managed te shp in paai thf ban of thi prieons, tor, \t the Tomi's ? aonei partc-ak o* :< rcgular rhristmas dinner, indins up 1 -rai i. <? ? ream, r**re*rlded hv Mlaa I Plerci ? missionarv arorkev. Taro hundre'l an.l twenty*three of thf prlsowers stl i'hristm;,4. ni**s )?? fore the dinner. r." then- Hans Schmidt, Srho - trial for murdM' ? trary to tbe "-aatom of si-u ? fl I Harburgei on ei * rj avaHab ? ? ' -n" | tnembei - of the Arn.-. low ?. '?? ? " cheered with no feas! of reason or noa of bOuI bui tetiai want- w<->. va*;i attended to as vv. -.- those of tne lnn ati - ol I baVStll. Sa.'.t , w.. - ? - E-8*l i:,vf-i Islai ? sk k, the I lli d, I aged and the wlcked were cared foi lu true Viiht,,]" form on Blackweirs Isl* ;,,,,) in th'- House of Ri hige, oa Ran dall'i Island, toys ami eandy were dis trib m d ' **?*? mn'1'' ' After the Christmas dinner In the ^'a'1 hattan Stale Hospital for the Inaane, on d ,1... waa ? wu gtitutlom and gaiherings Krlo Krtngledid not forgel thal thi true Cbrtetinae Br* buroed ..n the ltearthaton? of a bome u,,, ,. . 1 tne,.. was b ' Mmney, "t even a steam plpe, ba aauaesed hlmaelf Into 11 ..nd fir'.|.|,ed a bundle of cheer foi those ll gerved He araa materlally asslated li 1 his duty hv I'lKle ."-arn Iti the P- rson of Poatmaati ? Bklward M Morgan, who di ...,.,1 .? gry card and peck ig< thal can* -,. blm ip to i,,,on v-st. id.iv Tbi rei enl . . opmenl <-t lha paie.-i pent nd led weighl to tbe burden which Mr. Morgan's mail clerks had to mov? during the laal few days. bul tbe era* Ihei handifi it proved thf worth of the goveintaenl as a common carrlei of the peopWa gooda, scco-fding to the postmas tor. The Christmaa nlghl cflebratlon whJck w;iS to bi held around the ,"1'" Ught" la Madison LBcjuara i'ark wai poat. poned, OWlng tO Ihi ran. and wtll 80 held to-nlghl ,f the weathei persalts SANTA BOUfMTIFUL TO BROOKLYN'S POOR ln Brooklyn the priiuipa! feature of the da- v\;is tl,,- Blttig ''IiiinImiii- Tt** tatertalnmenl ln th'- afternoon al tr,? DeKalb Theatte. when- 7i.">*o i?,.)i children from all pai7.ts of the bdreaigh arere made happy. They wer? lranat*orted 10 and from the DeKail, hy the tailwav oom* patii'-s free of ohfluTgO. The snteit.tinineni opened wno half a denea vaudevlll? num* bors, an.i tl.en the ye*8*l*~flterg ?..,.? marobed paai th? sta?e, where atood a jviKe rhristmas tree, and reeetved paek* ggOS of glftS f'0,o ?'",l11 K'ipat. alias Bants Claua, The cader cklldrea eot books and fnill and i-aiuly. and th.. youngdr eaiei toys, frulta and weeta. The 4 nt.rtaltiment w;.h Ihe t vv i ntj -fourth given by Ihe I'hristmas Tre.- orj-anUa llon nnd the flrst slm-e the death of the founder, Mrs Franh Hittig. last Auguat Uepr.sentative Wllllam M I'alder. .Instln McCarthy and othera made Mpeechca, In whi'li they Iold thfl little tmeS of her work for them :infl Ihoiisaniis of Otber poor children Many eharckfla held snsdal ~**f~4rtoes in Ihe morning. Special dinners v, r. pre* vi.iid for ths Inmates of the jail, the aln-ahbuoa and ths, varioua ho-nee and aaylums, Thouaunds of poor lamllles were provlded arith attnneta The lalva* lion Arm) gave onl I.OOO haskets and Ih, llrool.hii laOdgfl of Klks UM, nad innumerahli Other dinnera wer* provi.lf.i aj the churcbes and ihariti-bie eagjaV8saa> tlona THOUSANDS FEAST IN SULLIVAN LAND jMBi? Tim's" Brothers Feed 5.000 and Loft Gives Away 1.000 Baskets. There were two dinners t,> tt.e former |...; Btltui i ; t.r *_tlg T n I illlven terday, Ihi i doubly carrying o'it tbe tra ,! ; .. a nf the nelghborhood 1 <;eoi*:e \\ i oti Repreaentative (>>r the 13th DI trlet, t,,c..h..r w.ih \t-- [.otl , ?Ave awaj nearl. a tho aand baeketn ot [thinss p,.,>.l t., -;.t t.. aromen. ll- ll ed [the old atand So SH Bowerj j Tim'fl b ther, Patrfc k n Sull ' ltv haif brother, lata. Mulllga ? ?,.., ... || ? ' |%.,w. ? .II 'I _?.>" r tlr. ip ,?,-.. 1- . p||M . POI kaize of tOb04*4 ? .."d t.,r ,t pelr of si',-. - ,\t each pla< e ihe I i Itn e.-irl' in the moi- | | \* Ml Ijott't '? tera the eroa -, of ? an I ind atul be - t wa report. ' was compel ed lo aak thi pol ' ; erse them when tle large BUppI) <?'. fo -1 i had been exhau Iti Ifl front of N',, Bt, WhtTi the I I , Bulllaran heM f..i m the e of t , tended threi hli ? and roqulred eta ? | for them t.> gol ll , the ? . . ma Btare lenl foi lh< e aion 'it'- pouoe and prii ? % ' a bard time provonth . -.,. :, -? me ol lhe ?? hnd foroaatherod ar.,,',t doyUghl beea patianl c.,,,,1- - .... ,,,) a f, - - ordfl aai h tlma the tables ??r. IIHed ? im Biad \ >..i are hen ? tvo ri pteaea him All wi aai ou in re ttle prayi Iwhen you u-o to bed lo-nlghl Thi did nm pra) pubUely, imt aa n ?i : .,..|. wera throe t hoera foi I rp Bullli tho brotl j Ma esample In puttina ?< ?? ? ? latmaa Into the ine.s <f thoae who mlghl noi Iotherwlaa have had en] I ? i iroted foi ''ild- n ln ItttV aald .< gi la ..i.i ui nt the atreei tn* I'd do t i mi from Mlaataati t". h ;,.,.i. d, piei ing gn i n handa on Han Oxford, Aaaemblyman from tbi Sd Dla* ti i "johnnj Banka a he '<? ighl i eai b all of tne i-eav jrweirhta yeen - ? ' ? ''"'" h. .,,, t Ighl now bocauoi ? ige Ha | i k,,) mi celei ?' ?? fon I and bread and ; mueb appai? ? ? i rouM havi been dglng Ihi mi alf." hr said. "if thej had given bui h p ? m) tlma a? the) glva noa i d havi had a million dollai .,, ? of tt.e 'i le.r.st featurea ol ih< "? ea* ?len was the tje, lin.-iti'-". of greal auraben ,,r the doam and auta lo at cepi anj thing i9 drink 1 bej refuaed the tendi - glaaatia ol boer wlth Buch frequencj aa loi attrai i thi attentlon of "Padd " I Ullvan land "gamaparUla" Jamea Rellly, ? a has helprd run the big fOBOtl - "? ?? '"?? were ealablisl." ll 8-?? FATHER AND SON CHUMS Plan for Closer Intimacy Said To Be Meeting Favor. Clevi land Dei, "-. Querlei et alvea bj Bo reur) Roberl B. Lewla. ol ihi Clavc :,.,n<j y m. .' a . regardlng the "Fathi i and Bon" movement, leunched here, Indl !,,.,. thal the idea la tak ng root i.i manj ? ltlea. Waahington, Harrlaburg, Penn Mana* Ii(.|,i ..i.i,.. Charieaton IV. l a , an-' other polnta as far -aat as I an'-'oi Ifa an*j as far weal as Denver, hav- declared their intention of ai*rea.uug the move menl , lleyei Mearton D Baker. lhe Bral of ,,. .. hundred Araerlcen ma *an nokad Ui , H viroclam.itloii urglng father.s Bnd to begtn tbe new jrear with a re* aelvfl to i"- more ii.tinu.te end eom* ji;)ii!nIi;il,!,. io-day eompllod wlth the m* Queat. _ strike'vote for bargees Captains Meet Sunday to De cide on Action. Ti? eeal barge eaptalna' unkrn, wm*e oatmmmi on all traaapeetatlon eompanlH for a wage aeale of P?a inooth has been lanored, wUI meet .... Bunday lo rote oa the queation of ? g> neral Btrlho. bnpktyera BUted yeaterda) they would Ignbra ulttmatuma an.i nol grant the da mands. and that lf th- captelltfl fell llke Htrikini? they wouid not eppooa thalr clolnii so. e-? Paddy, Police Dog, Merry Also. i in.m i iie i rii.iim- Oerreapaaadeai i suiiiinit. \. .i., Dee, -i Paddy, tha pe* llea dog, rooelved h Cbrlatmaa preeertl from CouncUman Quy Batea thia morn? ing. The etty father walked mto the po? lice alation and arter hirl.itna tha tanlne ofllcer a Merry I luislmas h* pla. < d BB lus nerk a .ollar contalning apikea aboul an tn.'li long. CARDINAL VOICES CHRISTMAS WISH Preacher in St. Patrick's Dwells 011 Sentiment Shovvii by Saviour. The CI ? tariaa eer lees drea largfl ? - Krt . ... ,., , .,.. ,i i-,-'-. ? ;. Bterdai iddreased l i tngra _.-... n M ' .ni'ks Catbedral sl the hlgh mai I * ch be t-*""' *!< sti i Tne . lim. I, vvas filled ? i grtoh ].. i all ? rnei -1 Cht iatn ia bi ?..,, ,., tn.. ..tii-..- .;:-.? .,. ,i -i ? ?? gheat ai - Hr ri ? ? to of the hlrth of , txperlene* hsa r'">' ?* -., piantlng of tl . ... ? ? ? ? ? o thi ? great i ? ? wh ? -. - ,. ???? | Th?) : t ..... | tlmei Trua .... I ? ? ' '?-''? ? ? . ' ? ' i ? thero In the world a r < ? i " wlth ? . . ;,n I .ifTf. Iiom f..r but the 1 r little 1 Ttii ity Cbui ' ecroa i. n\ ?.,.,, 'i ?' . ' ? ? rmon n ? ?f the a endous fi ihe a ? ' l ' ' ? ,. .. i.,,r.| , r, thal nlght wb4 n think ..f Hlm ;-.? lla la . i -,... .. ii Laord, oui brothi ead on r all tl i Hlfl 1 ???'??. sn . ean i than i"ao ba tha .-on.-I't.'-", el Ihoee wbo bave nevei . t . Hlm In the lighl and He a ,. come to es th n ? teen hun I ? i .. i. .,,... ,..,? ti' ng Hn altars ef Hli i hurchea I . not onl ''""i ao ,,..,,i ,. . noi ?? si -i gavi i ?? '"-i so ed the ' es H tmly be gi iti n The monej taken sl the coHertWn ?*?*?? tor th.- benefh of Trinit) Mlaaloa ]., .,n i;....... i or, !?"??" ,,;t'- the Christ" , . v. ? - -. it the Bplscop .1 Catbed sl of IM John ths i '.'? Ine, urged hl sud tei lo , ? ? ? ,- , . ii. tmaa bi Irll arltk them the ? "Whatever l? v,.-,ir burd>n to-da] hfl ,... ._ ? j ,4, ,i gn |gg ,t I-,. gomfl of the gUmins ol ?-?.it will lo drlvs II Into for* 4, tfulnetu Whatever ha i bappenfl I, to iha woi Id, t ? ou, r'-nnmi.- r Chi .*-' la born -i i,,. w.4.4.,,n to ,,r i..4,,i.-.i from Chrlat maa Da) Is thal wi should arork for Dthera, nol ourselves alone, and take , - rlstmas 1"- le the poor." i? addition t" the regulai rrhrtstmas 4,.. i,t gi Paul'a t hapel there waa ;,,. ,..-,, i, morning service foi nlghl ?,,,,.,.- Men began eomlng al ,,-, i. gn hour bef. the aei i lei bi ?an, snd bv I o'elock the chepel was packed with a erowd numbering 1.188. Even then lha overlloa sxtendad In a hn.. fgi down Veaey atreel The con greaatlon eonfllMed chlafly of newapaper men, lanltors "f downtown offlce hulld Inaa snd late homa relurnera GRIM. GRAY WARSHIPS SIGNAL XMAS GREETINGS. ah day broka reaterda) there fluttered r,.,th from tba algnal yard "f ti"* battle* ihip aVyomlng. n>et flaKship. a Beriea of lags thal denoted i? the language af the interoatJonal algnal ciie "A merr) Christ* rasa ta air" following tha ssampls of the nagehlp, ihe iiah. ihe I'if.ii.i.i. the Ariuuiaae, the Wuhlngton, tbe i >ixi.. the aa~*noms snd ihe Ontarle snd a half aeaen toi*BWdo l*oal deatroyera In the aavy vard broka oul -iiii'lai sij-nals. There weie ,,nlv a i-ouple ,t thonaand men lefl t<> raeeree ths graei ni; of the fla-;s. as most of thf ni> n and iifn,'is who eame in with ihe haei a few Says ,'iK" went home on leavs Of fUl - lous-h- after reieivlng thelr pay. The in.n wh., remaln.-d fl eOupta "f hundred aa the raaatetag -hip tvaahlng* ton, a hundred marlr.es in the hatra.-ks. ti in- ii In the briK end l.."*30 or 1,861 more kept on duty lo man the \essels-went lo illvlne geHlOfl In the mornini' on their own ghlpa or othera, ami paaaed ths day ami,i gueh iiininiiiis af ths aeeajglan as the green hangings about ths superstrueturea ,,l th.- waislilps i-oiild giv-e. They had a r.iiinpl'iou-4 flinner. turkey. phiin pudiliiiK. loa ti aarn. etc., srero permltted io smoke gnd to recelve visitor.-, ami theii freed ora was inrreasfd genernllv. Tin V had music t., snllven ths day. loa, for ih<- choir of the lt..rnan I'atholiv rhureh of the Saereil Heart vlalted the recelvlng ahlp and aanj for the men JOY FOR 'LONELY' AT 'SPUGS'' TREE Hearts of 15,000 Friendless Ones Made Glad at Big Christmas Party. - CANDY AND GIFTS FOR LITTLE ONES Fathers. Mother*, and Youngsters Have Merry Day as Guests of the Society. Tiie "wnely" n Nee fork Clty about la,eeo ot them auyara) -we e made for* gotful for a r. ..v houra yeaterday of tbe fa. i ihat ..ty had aa arentlj forgot* ten their Bxbttcnoe durlng the celebration of . hriatmaa Phej arere tbe gueata oi the Bpug Bea let) iai uli tidi pai I heM in the Qrand Central Palaci i : p-.ne was permltted foi .1 monwnt to con alder blmaelf bereft of frienda Thi Idea "f dlapenaing happlneai and cheer '.'? aome oi iir.- eity'fl loneeome ..... , gtnated wlth Mlaa Apne aforgan. Mra Augual Belmonl .-, r.. 1 other membera <.f thi. ii araa a real old-faahioned Cbrlatmaa party, too Thei,- waa ? hi? tree, pro vtded bj Qovernor Hainea >.f Main,-. The I-.- v... decoral -. In thi moal approved modern atylo. Qreal pllea -,f nifts in the Bhape of cand* boxea wer,. 1 ouped aboul al the feol of the tree All the afternoon and evenlng hundreda of chli dmn clamored for them and y,Mi boaea a ere durt rlb ited b].'cloek, Tln Lexlngton avenue -"i.i. of th" room led a park ptoyground. There wori toboggana a "wlggle-wagglo" and othei devlcea <-' entertalnmenl for the chlldren A movlng picture ehow in an? other port or the i,i,din- -a,-is erowdod uith youngaterB and grown-upa durlng ine houra of the party. An orchoatra .,t.taii,..i hy Mrs. Edward Breltung fur* niahed Inapiretlon foi ,r- many dancera And laat. b il bj ao meana tbe least Importent. arera the 'eata." A aeemlng ly endleaa proceaalon of hungry p bc itrged the ipoce pertltloned off for this form >>f entertalnmenl There were the humoroua and pathetlc Inct denta thai Invariably accompany auch .,,-? aiK>ns. The -aa.- of William .lor.e*. twelve yeara 0 d. waa perhapa one or tbe former variet* Wtlllam Jonea llkea in-. tobaeco, and especiallj adorea the eatlng ' kind. The boy was ejo ted from tha dinlng room becauae hle mouth ani face demonatratod 1 predllectlon for ig ? Hia ejectmenl took place be? fore he had partaken ot any of "de eata" and he araa Im onaola 1 Bln'l done nothln'." he wailed. "One of lhe ladlea sald 1 araa a dlrty boy Jes' 1 bad b ehew m ma face Bay what doea _pug* mean, enywey?" \ aroman with three amall ?-hiidren mda claaped baga of candy atood ?raltlng in the rain eutakle the building. Wlth the Baatatanee of two mea, ahe and lhe chlldren w.rr placed aboard a Lex? lngton avenui ear. Aftar fimbiing through hei poeketa the mother 1 rrcd ahe had no earfere The eonductor I the coi lo atop, I etped the money laaa pa lo tha platform, took ona looh al the downpour of rain and then sa\e the fllgnal fOI the ear to Btarl agaln Aa he found -??.?ts for the bewiidered aromaa and llttle anea ba 111 itii red . ?Oh, well, It'e Chriatmaa Lel 'em ? ? Tiie "81 ig" Bo el born a ye*ai ago. n.iw 11 imbera aeveral thouaand persons. Each mi mb< had fout tlcki I ? to dia trihuti eai ? lo "low ly' peraoa - .; , n( . | ||| | ;;. imot t Miaa Qei 1 :,i.. Ri Smith and Mlaa Mirlam ; ? arge of tha affalr GAVE N. Y. BRIDE $150,000 D. W. Brown Also Admits Mrs. Flanagan Got Necklace. ? h i', ? | ? Trtbuafl 1 Denver, Dae, .'?"? "It araa only a trifte, i aasure you," aald D. W Brown on hia re? turn from Kew Tork, when aaked coocem llfl t.i hla daugbti r, Haael Blrd Brown, arho araa married In New Voik , . ,,., [.,,. ..,,., ? 10 te Captain .1 W. Flanagan, U ti, \ Mi Brown admltted later thal hla glfl , , .., | for 1158.888 and a neeklaca 11. aro ild nol aay a bal ti." neeklat ? i.ui frienda of tbe famll] here sa1 thej know Mr. i'.i??-?*. -i i-a-d Hn non t?r it. Captain 1 low gan'a glfl to hla hnde. tha mther-in-law explalaed, was .1 lavalltera ,,f ih.Idegroom'fl own deelgn, "wort'i nn moi 1 than my llttle preai nt" KILLED BY CHRISTMAS RUSH Veteran Letter Carrier Stricken at Newark. Btricken wlth apoplexy, Patrick Me liee, one of th- otdegl mail carriers in the aarvlca al Mewark, dropped dead in lhe postofhYe there ycsti rday after. noon. His death is attrlbuted t<> the 4'lulstmas rush. Mi. Mc4_ee atarted aa a mail carrier twenty-aeven yeara ni,',.. Becauae of his age he was (OltOVOd from d.livery Work abOUl four yeara ago. and sin I tin-n dni collectlng. featerday morn inp. after making t wii trips wlth a wagon, ha quII work al - o'cloek. Twenty-flve minutes later, Juai after he had congratulated a fellow carrier who hnd recelved a neektle ns a Chriat? maa flft, he t'eii dead. Mr. IfcQoe llved at No 13 Tichonor Btreet. He leavea n wife and aeven chlldren, of whom tWO were adoiucd. One of hia daughtora. Mrs. I.illlan (jarry. was married tWO months ago. \ weeh later her huaband died sud denly. __ SANTA JOB TIRES AMATEUR Picks Trolley Tracks for Nap; Car Wakes Him Up. Henry Jeffarean, b atatlonary Hremaa livlag al N" Hd Aaaaterdam avenue. i,ri home early yeaUrday morning ta gellver a Chriatmaa ratftaga By fi\e ln tlte, evening he had growri tircd of dellvering that paekaga and helook him fir-ir atralghtarag, parhagoi, to Broadway ;ir,d 117th Btreet, where he lald hH flroery aelf down to rest on the atreet ,?r inicks. jamea Looney, wnoea addreas in \o. |f| \V.at l-'-'tth street, was greatlv Looney therefore went to aeek the ald of Patrolman Bauoraehmltt. hut aaaaa* while JefferOOn'a head was lut hy a our 4.1 aml'ulance took the tlred. wounded ' . .... 4Vovl I"".,l, ....... ....!,... ^..J_ man to th" West 121th atreet police ?ta tl.'.n where it waa found that the wound Araa fllight. .lefferaon OCeUptod a cell al the ateuoa laal night. chergad with Hn orderly conduct for having accldentallv tri.-.l to commlt aulclde whlle dellvering a package. TWO QUEER DEATHS PUZZLETO POLICE Bodics of Men Found in Brooklyn Give No Clew as to Cause. YOU TH DIES FLEEINO FROM MAN HE HIT Body Unmarked. and Pcnditig Autopsy Heart Diseasc Is Given as Ca*;se of Death. Two deaths of i-einarkable Blmllartty occurred yeaterday in Baj F'.idge, Brooklyn. A young man. runnlng from |g purauer he had struck, -vas found | dead on -'? fourth fi">.i landing. Hn bodj vas unmarked The gecond instanve v\as that of a motonnan a*hoae body vas found be* neaih the irucks of his car after it had jumped the track. There ?;i.; a siight hr-iiis.- or, his fa, 8, hut thi;;. 8 phvsician said. dld not Indlcate the cauae ed death Pendlng a thorough Inveat'lgatlofi, the |?,lk-e think that death vas dUI to hesart dUoase ln botb casea. After dinner yeaterday Theodor K< 1.4-1,1- elghteen, left his home at No 451" Thlrd gvenue, Brooklyn, for 6 aralk. When he got to the corner oi 4S h streel and Third avenue he mel aa acqualntance, and. Bkccordlng to th stor* ol Pranh Q*Cemni*r, who waa Btanding ln fronl of hla home at No 17iv Third gvenue, the young men quarrelled, "Kelaher struck the other man.' O'Connor said later to the pcdaee, "and then took to his heels. running throuBl* llth street. The man followed hin* and. as I had beCOlM interested, l trailed them. "Findlng thal his purauer vvas < lose upon blm Kelaher dartr.i into thf apartment house ?t No. tat and the <,t),er man ran in after lum. 1 walteri ..ii the Sldenralh for several minute and ihe fallurr of either man to rom' .';? aroiiH' d ir.v curioolty so much that 1 vvrnt in io !eHrn how matters stood ? i aralked up to the fourth floor be? fore anythlng developed. On the land? ing there I ^aw K'elsher. face down. I thoughl he had been struek and wa* nnconscious, bul arhen I turned hlm ,,ver il vv;is elear he was dead. T dldn'l arr- ?he ot'ier man after he passed in'o the building." A I!av RidRe avanu* ear, botind for I'lmer I'ark, jumpeil ihe track in curv lr.-r Into Thlrteenth avenue yesterdav afternoon and sped for twenty yarda. plouaThlnf- into a saloon, where it balted Th- passen"*ers were jounced around. the vcstlbule was smashed and the Mloon'8 ulndows were shattered. When the conrluftor went in se.irrh of the motorman, Henry Frick, flfty* nmc. of N'o. 3i,6 B|d street, to aak an explanation he could not Jind hlm. Flnally one of the passeiu-ers found the bod" of the motorman. whirh had been aarried along by the rear trn.-ka. The man vas dead. hat there was only a Sllght ni.itl; on one BldS Of his fai e. .\n ambulance surgeon said that this mail, did not expialn the man'? death, f<>r no hones arara Lroken. The police thenrv m thls 8888 Ifl the same a.s in the Keis'.ier caae ihat heart disease was responsihle. Ir is nol known trhether Prlck was stiicken before ihe car lefl th'* f.iils or later. 'OWD SHEVVILDERS' HERE'S A GREETIN' Writer from Pudding Land Hopcs It Was "Pleisantcst Xmas You've Ivver Had." \ arritei from serosa the -r.,, in that n.irt of i-aij-iand whleh prMes itseif no* only on maklBg pudding bUt knives tO ent i arell, has Intruated t.> The Tribune a Christmas meessge for ai! forkshire ,,-.. n, gnd In partleular thoae from Bhef* Held and Hallamshlre. His KrcetinK aill without doubl K') tO the hearts of thf fooalks" for whom he penned it. To the ordlnary New- forker th>- meaege may BUggeet an attotnpt on th,- part of Jor Weher t.> 'itihze Carnegls simpiiiie.i apeil 1114,'. !t is true KeW fork dM have a tast" Of tho talk of Torkshlre last soason in Btanley Houghton's play of K.nKiiah areav are, "Hlndle Wakes," hut the piece did nol llnger long StlOUgh to make Ihe dialect iii any aeass a rtval of that smpleyed by "Potash and Perlmutter." The writer, Mr. 11. 1'. Hrufton. has not conflned his greetlnR slmply to exiles In New York, hut to all foik throughout the land who sigh for home when-ver they smell Yorkshire pudding oi Rear the yelp nf a Yorkshire terrier. Hereuith Tho Tribune dlschsrges the bunlen Imposed upon it: "To aii owii shi-wiiders an Hallamshlre men away thro't owd country, and s^ttled aeross V watter, aw ggnd a Christmas greetln. May lt ho pleeaaateal Xmas thev've lvver ad. an SWm sure ar fooalks ln 't owd tahn here. t' hooam. Sir l*ran,"is Chantrey, Jam** MontRomerv, Khenezer Klliott an other lllustrlous tOWnsmsn, would all join i Wtshbl all on w. a Yarrv Api'v Cbrlsmaa ati a Appv New Teear.V RICH GIRL PLAYS SANTA FOR MANY CHILDREN West Sayville. Ixmu Island. Dec "j.-ln ;i varant hou-<c on the eatate of her father at Indian Neck Hall here thls a' ternoon Miss Marjorle Bourne for thf thlrd Hme enacted the part of Santa Claus to the ehlldren of the village. About two hundred youngsters, ranglng from mfants in arms to slxteen years or age, recelved Christmas tokens from the younB woman. As has been her eustom ln other years, Mlaa Hourne placed a notlce in th<- local postofflce on Monday invltlng all the rhlhlnm of the village to visit her to-day and recelve a-present. By 1130 o'clock lt seemfd that all the children ln this part of the Island were on hand. It was about 3 o'clock In Ihe afternoon when the last happy Christmas laden youngster left the house, and there was not a present left. Pferfect biscuit perfectly protected No matter what National Biscuit Company product you a s k for ? crackers or cookies, .. wafcrs or snaps, . . cakes or jumbles ?it will bc dclivercd to you in perfect condition, cithcr in packages with the famous In-cr-seal Trade Mark, in attractivc small tins or from the familiar glass-front cans. Frcshness is assured through the distrib uting service of the National Biscuit Company, which affords a constant supply of biscuit to every part of the United States. Buy biscuit baked by NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY Always look for that name SHEPARD OF 1913 BRINGS GOLDEN JOY; JOHN D. AIDS Mra. Finley J. Shepard and lohn l? and William Rockefeller made the emplo>ea at the Tarrytown rallway htation happv yesterday. Mra. Shcpard gn\?: gold pieces to tho station men al Irvington. To the i.lesrapti ..perator she save %V> The manager ot the teh-phone offices m IrvinK ton and Tarrytown waa also in< luded tn the gift budget To the eleven telcrhone glrla she gave $;> gOMl ptOOM The men on Mrs. Shepard? estate re ceived turkeya and potatoes. John D. Rockefeller dlstributed $1') gold plocoa among the telegraph op?rators and telephone girls. Flash Greetings Across Ocean. | nv Teteffraph to TtM Tr thoae. I Beyrnie, I.ong Island. Der. Tclefunken Wireless Telegraph station at Sayviiie exchengad Chriatmaa groetlage \4ith the wlreJeea atatioa at Naun, m Oermany, to-day. Chrt**ttnae groetJaga were sent to th" American warahlBB la th<- harhor ?f Naplea Coward Shoe Men's Mahogany Russet Shoe A new, high ^rade walking model, with tlouble sole and tlange hrrl, at the moderate price of Six Dollars. 80LO NOWHERB ELSe JAMES S. COWARD 264-274 Grecnwich St., N. Y. taaaa wabben hheli. MaU Ordera Hlled | iend ler Catalogue (E8TABLI8HBI) l*?J R. Simpson & Co. 143 Weat 42d St, near Broadway. Broadway, corner 67th St. Loana of Any Amount on Pledge of Peraonal Property. We hava a large msortment of Dla? mond Rlii?a. niainniid rini. etc. at prleea wnlch wlll satlify careful purchaaen.