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IN MANY CITIES Scores of Communities Open Christmas with Music and Lights. YOI;\(j AND OLD JOIN IN CAROLS d Cheer for Nee-dy Provided I verywhere, and One City Oives i' ..??t 1 -??41 | ' apitol, 44 r - ' ? lar</<* .. . and " ' ? Spa:. ' nicip'' and thou ?ands of cil .ne heavy mow?' UK to the euer ciaes. School ehildrei ?one tie? and prom h ? city offleiali, ' tlon of the. tr< ,* Philadelphia, Dec. .4 The Volun? teers of A-nTira gave away tux thou? sand "". ?nil on Army ?rill dtutrlbute an ? munity ' ? many -h-urf-h, Dec. It Seasoa of whie-! tie? and bells aaaoai ?.f the muniniial Chi ? Bethle I hoi? music. llu:* tabling food wer?' lies bj which ! plan t ChicRf-o. I>ee. ? stma? ! ? ng the it the Valley ? con . In > ? ? chil ng out nus in ! presenta. ? ? ? of m and i und to ' .., ? ? mpoT ? rreted . ?<* whs ' Cleveland. Dee. 21 v band o\u\ lari:?' snuai' on marking ?' con-1 nertion witl A mammo'.h Chi re decorated! with seoi v ' ?wered Iren also marched through i cari Clnrinna* Chrlstma? eh the municipal i .r-, was held More than four thoi . ?mas tree I gift? from Columbus, Dec v beirnn ?? eelf> ? men ^. dis? than Tol?- "foot graauds, worr? pal s formally ? snow ? ar.d prayed th-. ? Pe'-o?? Tier ?1 Trumpeters in the Mall tower '.1 - r.ve eei nre?. in and a large enow near lawn beca ?tllianl r a ri? ll about the carols ar ' Ka- usand - - war era and ? il ? rier at half ?? ? ??.?> I to-night with a five small.?? h As pealed large tree 'Bus Co. Ri-iiH-mbers Men. * lau? wait the gal ? .-.ti. TREE AT WHITE HOUSE Family Reunion to Mark the President's Christmas W a - ' I at ?HUgh lan. WU thl grandinec r*ything .? read** n* ?ne ? ? . I ? I fail ? :il?hted wuh myriad? 'jibs Glftl foi all the members, of the family. ? I'jwn, ha?*, and will form the chic:' r The Si'-T. U ' ? I join Mil - : ' ' IHam ? Horcs and ? ' . I all ?nail and special ear ? ? ? . ?tiem ? ?. and ? ? WAR TAKES MERRY FROM OPERA XMAS Metropolitan Artists Will (.ele brate, hut Conflict < louds Happiness. lie*: - ? and th?* fi o company anda in the trenche?. <r,:. t pass un observed at the Metropolitan I There in considerably lens outward mi ?riment than in ?Mimir yeai Teutonic element in tho company usually taking tho lead in tbil morri ally the war has pro ?iuced a sadness which would permit ? ? ? ".ir There is indeed Hcarcely a German or Austrian who lost more than one e or denr friend. Vet for Otto I, or Johanna Gadaki, '?r Rudolph ? ave a ? ? ?? s unthinkable, and, war '.r no i if the de will ever triumph. There was one r. however, ?"'?ml small eonaolatlon <?i ?he lion, though she is on the Allies' side. This is Mm?. Delaunoia, Belgian contralto, youngeal and inretti? .litan art'?.ts, whoso huaband, ? Ii? lei in the French ar- "rhes. in addition Mme. Delaunoia has re family in ?;. ? ? rii traai m pruh?! a s!i,l,le?i (.?' all of Mr II Inr ..ill in nil prob;.' make h.s annual gift of ?."> cold r I members or' 'he choi remembrancei tically ? a attached !o the house. In ? ' it nn believe that Santa Claus wears a heard. They conceive him as a ?lark complexioned Italian gentleman of snaven and a trifle corpu for their belief. very happy gatnerings will be Homer and of ? I'ulur. '.' a children, the 1 .n peraon. It is the -? r Didura1 New Yoi I a inore r? a than the ' various natlonalitiea ?>? the V.eep largely an hange of p have <? ?ar. Opera aalariea are as high as ? ver, i ? . Therefore, despite the war. I i tinds them in a mood of thankful- ? SANTA IN COURT CHEERS DESERTED I onely Woman Prefers Cell tn Christmas Without Mer I un 1 Ittle Snn*?. Deserted by ther husbands, many of . three mother-? and their children tered about ? The Relations Court last ncht, klimpaing for a fe** non h they had ? e fore\er and renewing ac ? He seemed to know them, too, for he orders for coal ?lothing an? ind to all of them baskets lailcn a and ho und the children i.inccd ? court .f be haiir I U> carry ope of the boys, who was too \ small to aland. A few blocks away, ? s ' bending over a lrtle pine tree. deeknd ;>er and a few cal ??.1 ich she I Before her lay I ttle packHk.'' -. one no ?... ,; \ ? cent and the other Krank. She - quietly, and was alone. hour later she ran bareheaded in'o ;'T av. police station itenant Jo .ri?tmas hi m the ? taken au ., r lack a hud I, and could not spend II u r they ? her ?No a broken with ? ? ii rid flu? .: on the attendant, who aroul ? ? ? I ;ef, she Dl ? ? n, weeping ??he wa? iirr Christmas Mail Burned. a. 1 I. quan - of about f 1 000 en ? _ Partei Post Rush Heavy. ? r-k from December 1 ?< i hand' at tie P? ? . '? ? r than a year .., LOOKING IN CHRISTMAS WINDOWS. CITY GLOWS WITH JOY FOR CHRISTMAS DAY I ?iilliinr?! from page 1 ear drums OUl of commission with the . -.?.?where on the ' i-ton Booth, *->' Volui ?? v ? i ha ? ? in rea got for th. more than three thou kets of food to needy "01 the children at- 9 k this morning. The main dis .- , be at Mai Iway, m a ? ' I ? ? Brooklyn. r?ach basket will contain S pounds of , 1 pound i f macaroni, 1 pound of pram,! ? ? of bread, ? ' pound bo l dry picked chicken, weif-hin?; ; ? -, and one Testament lousand pnr'KRgea of I to i nildren at tre, Broadway and rutear H ?".in StS., memh. : - and associ?tes will of ?gifts by the V pm hu? Ired boxes |l .ners in Sing will teer headquarl ??. I and the ground cov? ered will embrace 'he ? ? e The | ... u h ich hi. - \ , h 'nope and belief I * hut eor ?h These letters are thy and some? times not-ao-wealthy persons to pro food and gifts. \\ ork Made Them Mappy. \ -?mobile? under the direction of' ? on shot about town ye reedy children. Two financially indepenilent women personally participated in the auto? mobile dell* hen the day was over they I ' ? experienced ? - was enthusiastically taken ' teachers of Publie School th It. and Lenox av. They of Ui<l children, defn. Ives. <*?,o of the mo ?tag* ? sw 'i ork Kound ' il, at Third av. ic hi've passed through the . in the hospital le?s than five years old; nurxinc" the country. To .he children in the ho pitnl chicken will g for such y - be hai ? Holy Innoei ? I ? -at ion Sw officers in The Kronx, sent out many automobile Ion and caii.lv From families u | i taken parents or c?? enme prcents in memory of the children were I and in agi ? ? ? trees ? m. Sailor? Net Neglected. Sailers in port without a ship, a- ! BOW, have Mrs. ? ? ? . away ? ? - . repli? ir monev, ir." llenrn however, whose husband ? ,.? at the association for years he'. ? deat! . i.lors were well led ?ftei re 4vas a conceii j music ben | ' 'H. There will he a ChristUUI ' ? *y's home ... . . . and Austrian sh such (hi) . cause of the difficulty in ?hipping sea I keynote. I sea N I ' will be ? ebral ion ? ?ghborhood ? I by thi g night!; by choirs fn quires Joseph W. Cushmai ? ! (?nibs, dis trirt prisons and - iry. Thi aal pro of chicken dinners and mus < ?ill pri? oners n is fare. ir who had ? ? . ' ? r frorr ?" could do so This year thej will take 44 ? ?? bread winners are in prison mas baskets from the Prison Asso-ia tion yesterday and 148 children ii ? stmai stockings. rere noi tmons* contributors o" other than i i I New ' rlton . Mi ?. Pau '?'? lliam R. Sidenberg, Mrs. Fn I and Mr.?. S. K Walker. . of course, wil' ? vices. - Carol Singer? Oat '. I im of having i i n-tmas carol* ou Chrisl ith th? iws of Richmond Bill rei .... stopped. ? v he fou I cel-brat i I ? Brooklyn si ?? Bg in th| i Hou ? ? . ? buttoi which ? Btooklyn. A bs ? ? v and conn' th? ir Sheriff Mas guards in the Tombs ,. LudloW .s t. j n 11. T i v . i K. Bowei pool families of taranta are decked with * wreaths and Rot? : eet high. I . . two fi . ? ? r I indlei i , mmi A. ll. Meyer, of 'he ? until .f the heiligen ? ?utrality he hung them all on his Christmas I ?: McE, Bowman, of the BUt nnd .lames It. Regan, of the I Knickerbocker, have invited theii re e rmployes to ' nner. There will bo 1,000 at the I.iltmore Most of the hotels and restaurants have arranged special m?sica grammes for Chrisl ' I Th.- i en's / ? ?-. given by .-. ' 1 I i - and one ? ?race II will be e and will pr?s? -.tenegrins, helo- . ' nurch. will Raymond I.. Ditmai , 1 - <? man ? Suffragists Revert to Type as Christmas Day Dawns 1 'mas Pay the surTragi* i". For fear a ? ?i a?:d talk vote? for of D? who 1 wou!'!' countty. Turkey ? ?! rn. :rawn i ? th? the Christmas dinner, to which ?he has -.da few fr ? h will \ P I . ball and chances on the ! ' off for aufl ? 1 ccept for thia small concession to .'an. Mrs ! give | ? ? ' .? r home at IS Weal ? Mn Blaten ?? ' ?' ? bons, hunch of holly. Uorkeri l.ol |5 Billa. At the Woman Suffrage party head? quarter?, IS cheon eon ? rkey and crin ? " pur? - doing up ? ta to the member'? of '.he he not going ' ITrage on l'h? he said. "In the : ? i- I day. Then I'll come back ' ! Weal ' I've wn.n Mrs. I ;n . M 1 we'll have our nner. "Mrs. ?a" I -as s? \- or ?even i dinner, ; "Hin; a in New tice in fet ime, 1 .i \*. aril, the i ? Empii he on? K ? . '11 h ?i ve pi Mr- ' pen,! iy in bed, reading I ther auf .. ? ? ? a weary ? I Freomi ... "I ahall i^ng," i faction "My n* a turkey dinner, but we won't give an; ? ?? little Christms ,-lying Chr ? ill unati - ? ? -i me o - Bg in Chinatown and I kii' ' Itai a. Th. ons have ilmners f. r the men, bu So I send I ? in afford, with "From i each.*1 Mr*. Whitehoaae In Country. . N'orn.nr, DeR. WhitehouM, -? runnin* Suffrage .-'hop for th. Won.. i -".I thi ml l'y home I i"al old-tim<1 ther and her hus and her ' Alice chairman ol ? n .'or the Won 11 have a ' i panion. Tl Long I -land hoi e. it the ? coming up 1 ir, Ann i Howard k the onal Suffrai . from ? . and she ? mas, Medill Me1 11 iru a ' re ? for I ? baby thai \4.1 fa .' '?' Dodg . I ' inch took the ? Mrs. Oliver II. P. Belmo ha. her three ?mall grandchildren, William K.Vanderbilt, o and Muriel, to ? ? ' home, . them. II-- ii the eiily ; who has pi Learys Rescue of Carroll Christmas Note on Bowery '.-?inder Rnd ' . . M ail to a ?'hristmas dinner to day for . aftera roll practically a But he j ? ill lived in tie' had a roo.i job and ? mu of the ? lincee, ' ? ? n.l" n chai practi? . hii whole good l Carroll d the crowd, 1 .? put ;' brief- \ ? I " iirrivd ? mind, . He ii. d, m ?! af rimed ! and ancee. In some manner he fought i 1 a-id srhen Chriatma rain he of throttlii .- ? on. By thai ? Be/WOl ! given up all h ng back. I I I me I re*h ??? 'and another, und Chris'n: ? . ? .1 on the B - I -eman. John V. ' - ai qUCS him. Car roll a f I the whole ? , Uplift. Ill 110 for his first ?i reform" ?ig at the Royal Hotel, lo day he will eat his Christmas <i.n ner at llie ? is, because, hi declares, he doesn't want men 1 IBS ?n* I'll i? a ! ,..mas Car ? ? ihan hn Bowery .?'it in - I II d in Ike BfOUnd the 1 The ??? suf ? ? ;?* the II, and wl ? ? ? ?r accomplish? d. ' ? ins reported ca ally large u evidence at the Chinatown Mi? ?on, the Mowerv and I n of the American Workers, In all the gathering places along the | "down-and c no another, t, 1 no Chrisl ilways The m ae ? I ? ? ? ly and ? nnual Chrl itms i ?-er. ?. - . William Actors Find Christmas Fun Only Snacks Between Acts Thi Leauty hinta and ? ? ? ?., . auine that ? ?Iras? ? ? ? 1 have I gay | ? ? P?a peo pie in the ?? ? las to ? '. a nous ''? lime ll.ird I mi?' I Ins Year. rae, du? manda upon ? hl d ? ' hard w?,rk. ? 1 fat dinnera. Beaidea, eating fat din nera is not at all the beat way to trat: vork thai demands keenneaa en< agility. Some of the theatrea have a Christ i rr.as tree and a feast after the nigh performance on the stage, but no uni - late, because of the ogre of th? - work that haunts them. ! agine Forest Wiriant getting ?im? for ft I .- dmn?i! He play? II ?wo ; at the same time "Kick in" end "The Song oi Song-?,' and, though thtty are on opposite sides street and hla "run across" '3 j managed, he ha? to content, him? eh in 1 ia dressing-room Harder for Those "On Hie Road." Of eourae, tl e acor playing in his horn?* a I t. vage of friends 'o lielp him celebrate the ly, but ti. nh what Christmas a poor player "on the : bct-or pa;d play ? fti ? :gh at EhotUamis and ? r 1 v paid stock playera and nembera of tiie choruses in big musical show? who find Cht-iitirm' ?? ' very ?ad affair indeed. One girl, now the star ot a Rroadw?-. I production, told of a Christmas "per.t | in a little Western city'some year? a-*-,, ! when she was in the chorus of g ie-.0i,-j ! rate musical sh.nv that made her cry 1 to think of. She was engaged at Jig , week, and after the production n the w? ; leed to II4 She had Chriatmas dinner in a ? . i case was by no m ?.'an s singular. Most of our theatrical managers | ? ? In the city make ev. - their players a happy Chi company, 44hieh doe, not expect this writing, ia go-ng te 1 stocking With a large gold p .. every dressing room, il will find gifts and appr?ci?t! i| , mg f'-r them al ? tiou there is '.me fai On the whole, how?-.. lie that comes I ra? Christmas, just as it u dm of the year. B< I ! illusions and lures of Hr | the white 1 . ' Real Yule Cheer Smiles on Inmates of Sing Sing mi to? te the men - -j s t. A McKenny, a guard und ., I ., ? .-one ton laid, "Never I much humai a man l?,. : ible rank of il p relief against ? ' ? -? ' e air? dil ... ? Prieonera sin-w J?i>. and young-, .1 : -, meant, and lie aa-.d ok forward ider the Osborne regime, and ?I did teem that they were in unusually happy spirits. In the iiie's hall last night they erowdad together, shoulder ta shoulder, at tho long benches convening and laugh ng Warden McCornuck, the ad? vocate of Joy ridea, permitted the men ?o talk in low tone?, but Warden Os? borne leti them have free rein in con veraation. ?ors came all day yesterday to se.? priaonera and to bring the.n rr?s ma of tl ? rialtora eai -., but the most of than 4 | their way carefully or? ilV.\ ?ee of '? a bleak, rod ? leada to the towering prii One of thoee who walked ? woman, who carried la done up in 'i'"A -: ?'?? : x ?? that I prison gl i looked nt the grim ? the bundle POVERTY SPECTRES EVICTED BY SANTA Actor. Who Plays Tunes on Washboard, and Unemployed Publiai Helped. There will be a Christmas tree a' U eat ISt -day. To understand ? thia ia one should have ? : ? " ISth st. ?ay two days At that time it presented a ! with the sj,,.,. ires of ??nt, starvation am! threatened on stalking through the ro The spectres have now been a ? '. and by the National Plant, er and Fruit Guile. Mrs. George E, Paul, aecretary of '?red the house, -, ia a rear tei . queer little | . d the I hurt, a'i ex-vaudeville dancer, in great ''?.'? I their "turns" Mr. Hurt pit on a oard are out of i'.r?'e with muri and what they get for Ii after 2fl \\ ? ? ?? 13th it lent worth oning. The ea prize t'ghter who occupiea ?he firat floor fro ? a job, hia wife is in the hospi? tal ?vith H bru ?Bed face and o" , and his daughter, May, aged .'.???red by Mi P ? ??' ?.1 Jimmie and Bill) and a half, respect.vely on ng a day. The family in the rear of the M? ond Boor ?ni being evicted. A re table-looking engineer out of a '?? wore in two rooms almost bare of furniture b*t ind parted with every stick t !.1 Mr?, l'a ?il halted the eviction with the payment of rent for i ? ? and ? out and appea ofteara and mem - ?- guild, among them Mra, i: II. Harri man, Mm. ?Edward S Harkneea and John Sherman Hoyt. 1 hi, OUtly, and to-ilay's ' lesult. No? only will It be loaded witl othea for the eight children in. . ; .. ;. ,* ? ... a will be i for the < The trying te ork for the ? r men. i ta a S and' ? ? who ?une? on a waehboard, ?ill they -?? communicate with the ?guild, To .?v.? GOLD FOR TRAFFIC MEN Robert Goelet Distributes Coins to Avenue Police. 1 icemen wh? s the BV. had at least one ? ' Washington S??;;.?-? ? gent "New York, ' ' trad i. ittna a Benefit for Swedish Poor. 1..Thr ind Hrook!.,n will ft?. I ?rnegie Hall to-morrow r fannies ?f throughout ? ? ? their Boy Scouts Deny Aiding Santa An article appearing In Th? r, ">' Monday, December li. refer 0 Boy Sc : ?; ma, th< II... ? and the United ? . fall, ru* *U'(,r bands to her ? > ' - . One of those who r??de wri ? thro of Lee Do? gunmen now in the dea*h hum. dreused in a fur coo* an Ameno : thori' his Oriental face. Free Dying Ceeivkl S*ill another visitor was ? o-' a pr oner ?? I ? ? ? * law goes, but practically ?!-. ? - r m a Buit of eli ? a lifted mto an automobile it's own phvsieian had ?aid thut the prisoner had but a lit? - -, live, end so a trifle more than two years was struck from hi? four ye??* sentence. One more prisoner who ???-?en?; or.*"* ye=*erdav w-a? Newton Tcmllns, ?he after a year in the death house ?p., transferred to Rockland County jail, ' of Appeals having g.vej him another chance. Ifr. Osborne was a**"m** yesterday ia Bogtoa Bt a family reunion and until ??turn to-day Assistant Depu'y Warden Johnson is in charge. The preparations f 'lion.? '.mi.-' are all made. The rellf* ious are expe ? through by B:S0 a. m. to-day and then carpenters will prepi : ' the XJ6O0 i en : . ? : - There will be two performance?, one I ing the other almost iron ? \ chorus from the Golden R hood will sing for the mea ? l ? death hill? ?. HOME FETES FOR SOCIETY TO-DAY Family Dinners in Cltj and Counlry to Celebrate Chrl mas Hours. Comparatively ?' mente are on the soca' pr-gramme for to-day, and i-oe'ety will c almost entirely ? ?owed ill Some C. - ?. in the evening I home from ' I holi.l.? count the Hudson, in a and places fuitl their homes ? I 'h* "?'?? days and Bl ir tl to 1 . winter sports are now in full i Dr. and Mrs. W. Bomore -ruaste with them a ' place at Shelburne, Vt; Mn ? II. Harrirnan bas a fsmily I country place a? Arden, i rad c. Vanderbilt and her t dren have gone to their camp ll ??lacks; Mr. and Mrs. Cl< H. Hodge and M Wright I?odge are *p?" ling Chi I r country place, R I ? Harry Payne Whitney?, ? v. '? itneys, the ( ourtlandt Rarneses, Mrs. H. Van RoBBaelaei nedy an?! her dl and Miss Maud Kann? dy? are and. Dr. and Mrs. Pi will give a email dance to-night a*. their place at Great Seek, I.? I ? ' young people w.ll g ' i until Monday. .v Cornelia ? and Kiss Paul ? ?" i phia. Mr. and Mr?. Pembroke Jones and their son. Pembroke gone to their plantai imong evenii ? N. Bi ? "? placed BB a : mas tree m the centi an.) Mrs. Henry Lewi? Morri? ? Il bave a dim Mr. and Mrs Henry * ? I'aki. ??. , 1-tli it --- - ? MAYOR LIGHTS TREE Starts Programm" at Hearst Concert in City Hall Park Mayor Mitchel ? i ? ' and i: .\ . Sn ?th, i omm Docks and . \ 101 hull,In : ' 4 ? ? and" Money Mrs. Shepard's Qlftl Mm 1 ? i ? ? - | ... ?Mil gold pi* 1 ills.