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Abandonment and Strikes Feared Labor To Be Shifted from Less Important Task? if Need Arises Threatened interruption of millions of dollars' worth of construction xvork on Um new sabwaya? through ?tnkes and the abandonment of con'racts be eause ef the high price? of materials. le?i Mayor Mitehel yesterday to appoint an smergaacy "mobilization bov abift labor from less important public works to the subways should th? arise. The Mayor's action followed a long conference .xt the City Hall be? tween the members of the Publie Ser? vie, i ommission and the ci?y BUl tl"?. Mat", subway contractors have re? cently appealed to th? Public Service Commission for relief from the unusual condition-?. Labaffufl struck on a new section in Williamsburg recently, and yesterday hair the men employed by the Pognon Contracting Company failed to report for xvork on another section in Brooklyn. Many contracts xvere drawn a year ago and the laborers are becoming dissatisfied with the wages. Bill To Be Pushed As a matter of preparedness, it was decided yesterday to push the bill before the Legislature to allow the commission to take over and complete the work on tin- new subirayi irheravei the conditions might warrant it. Fol? lowing the conference, Oscar S. BtraUB, chairman of the commission, !?? F. J. Maclsaac, president of the (?cn eral Contractors' Association, of SI Chambers ,-treet, to that effect. Maclsaac had appealed to the commis? sion on behalf of some of the con? tractors, contending: that they ?rare lo?ing money on riu?ir contracts. Mayor Mitehel Issued this statement after the gathering: "The city is fired with the possibility of grave emergencies, growing out of xvar conditions, in prosecuting impor-? tant physical public work?. As a re- ' ? ?il? of my conference with the Public ? ?Service ?'ommission this morning it is j clear that, the prosecution of subway construction requires, the immediate and complete cooperation of the city gov 1 eminent. It is imperative that an order of urgenei be established, so that all i.ii ?lable labor shall be used on the: most important xvork xvithout having to compite w'th other public wot>. "It is also imperative that, the labor aid pla.it contrallad by eity de? partments and public service corpora tiens ?should be capable of immediate! I mobilization. It is also entirely DOS* , sible that at a later date there will be such curtailment of physical xvork ?gen? . erally as to produce conditions of un? employment. The city government can ' not look upon this possibility with un 'concern, and ?MM of the resulta of de? ferring less pressing public work now xvill be " the city to all? ? il unemployment conditions should they ! later urise. Names s Board "To handle this situation I have | ad ; these public officials to serve as a Pub? | lie Works Mobilization Board until further notice: Public Service Commiasioners Henry i W. Hodge and Travi- H. Whitney, Rob ? ert Ridge-ay, engin? er, an?l Daniel L. Tamer, acting chief engineer. Public Service Commission: ,1 Waldo Smith, ? i.i-i: ? er, ?Board of Water Supply; w. W. Bra ?'., department ehiaf , near, ?Dei ? ? ? of Water Supply, (las and Electricity; E. A. Byrne, i : chief en| ..' ' r, Department of Plant sndStraetun -; Ames Schaefer,consult ling engin.?? r. Manhattan; George W. ? Tilaon, consulting engineer, Brooklyn; i Clifford B. Moore, consulting engineer, ; Queens; J. W. S. Bennett, consulting engineer, The Bronx; Nelson P. Lewis, I chief engineer, Board of Estimate; I Leonard M. Wallstein, Commissioner of I Accounts; F. Carter Child?, secretary. ' Departmcr.* of Plant and Structures; j Charles W. Staniford, chief enginee-, j Department of Docks and Ferries; Put i nam A. Ba'es. flectrical engineer; John ' P. Healy, Inspector of Combustibles, and Fdg-xr V. OTaaiel, 'ourh deputj ' of the Police Department. "1 am a-king this board to list all physical public works projected by the Public Sen-ice Commission, the city .government and the Board of Water Supply; to determine their order ? ?te .?scertair, the present avail ! able amount of labor, and to obtain the Bcment of a sufficient amount of lesi i.rgent xxork to permit the most pressing to go terward Bt fu'l speed. ?'? I thil board to confer tly wi.". repr?sent?t r. m ef le bor and o: contractors or public work. I have errittee every department in my contro1. lahing the complete coopers tion of that department with this board. 1 am ai?o writing to ?.?ch of the five bor? ough president.? making a similar re quest I have eal!;l a meeting of thi" ? I" urd for Friday afternoon." a*\gree on Poultry Prices Retailers to Charge 30 Cents a Pound for the Present I temporary agreement was reached rday i nong the eemmissioa men, wholesalers and striking retailers of poultry sfter s meeting si Vos?. Wash? ington Market, The commission men to ask BO more than M c.-nts a ?pound for poultry at present. The wholesalers ngri-e.l on 2fl cents a ! pound a- the price to he .t-ke?l of the retailers, xvhile the latter will charge | , from Mi? to 32 rent? a pound. I'M- agreement probably will he in: Paaiever, which comes ' rook I Among tho?e a' 'he meeting were j Harry Baff and A. W. Pier?on, for ?ho ' commission men, and Nathan Zxirin. enting the retail dealers. After' the meeting Mr. /virin consulted xvith ?-.nt District Attorney Morns who i?sued the following state-( ment: "Tii retaili ? II pr? wnl a petition j to this office to-morrow, asking for re-] : he sgreement reached this after l Ben will grant only temporary relief. | I do no. believe the commission men xvill abide by their promise. A? soon as we get the petition from the retail? era we will appeal to the. Interstate Commerce Commission, for from that alone can adequate relief be granted." Whistler Etchings Lead Bring Top Prices at Sale of Baltimore Prints Etchings by Whistler commanded the highest pnces yesterday at the final sessions of the sale of Baltimore prints nt th" Anderson Galleries. "Rag Oath? erere," s painter caching by Whistler, Ight ?fllO, the top price. It was bought by Gabriel Weis. For "Bihi Valentina" an?l "The Forge," painter etchings by the tame artist, J F. Drake r.-.iil I2SB aad -;l"'. respectively. Max ims gave $280 for "elling R..l> Stiotlnt by William Ward. sfter :i painting by James Ward. 'Will inm Pitt?" i mezsotict by Charles Tur? ner, after a painting bv Lawrence, went to A. R. Tritton for $100. "Mis? I,.,** liter etching by TissOt, was sold to George l>. Smith fer ?I7B. He sise give |50 for a mezzotint by Turner, "The Retnrn from Milking.*1 The total of th? two -? oni aas suMM-atS, Red Cross Plans Work Here The relief committees of the Ameri ean \'.<"\ Cross in Manhattan, Brooklyn and The Bronx, which WON organized immer foi the purpose of ?looking after the needs of dependent families and relatives of members of the Na? tional Guard on hunier du'y. ferma* latc'l pla".s yesterday for continuing their work in the present '?morgency. What Is Going On To-day ??-. . . i ulnti ??? ? ? .? M man - Nu I i ?'imi?. !.. r l.-n :? . ' ... r Ma-All r Kam Vort*. 41 ? ? 11 ? In-Men ? ? ? ? et, 'Ai.. Uorf A?'- la . i> ?a ' Sea Ifnjleal \XVm-ri, I - . . |. m. K.Tun:. Hot^l A.- r. I p ni Or Wllllia GUI ?-? A I ? ? lir ('?rnlln? Rlrkftrda ind Xf?,rv i'?.rt>r Rwwr ? R i. ,.?,. to u , . A?-?.'- -".-. ? - ',-'-., ?' 11 Wa rim me \ '. nub, jo i?. -, Real a Imlral I?.- ?. ? . tpaeU x:?l Bad*? i. ? :? m ?' Il ? VaUl l ?Tal ?'.?- ? ' .' VVlMnrf ? ata, S f n ? 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J U" '?****?* ?Ml Pu ' 8. ?-liman $c (H?* Am Exiraord?inary Saie o? Women's Separate Skirts is now ?being he?d in the Reecy-to-wear De? partment- on the Third F?oor. Unusual va'.ues &:*e offered in Cre-T?e ie Cir: hite ?ne &':.!?? black . ? at $11 ?50 Woo? Serge . . and duster stripes . . at S 10.50 Biack Silk Taffeta Skirts . at 8,75 Woo? Serge Skirts, in white, navy baue and biack . . ?at S5.5M Fifth Anrmtf - fflauiann Attrnnr 34th anil 35th fctrrrt? Nrm Cork Thurtday, March 29, 1917 Thi* department it engate??! in ?separating the sheep <J adrertiiing, and of the ?enric-i which back? up ?advertising, from the goat??and hanging a bell on the goat?. It invites letters describing experience??pleasant or unpleatant?with advertiser?, whether they be manufacturer?, wholesale houae?, retail ?tore? or public ?enrice corporation?. It will print trios? letter? which ?eem to ?how moil typically how an advertiser's deed? square with the word? of hi? advertising. Only ?igned letter?, giving the writer'? addre??, will be read. But the name will be printed or withheld, a? preferred. Address: The Ad-Viior, The Tribune, New York. IINCLOtU herewith a clipping from The Rale^'h Evtaltf iimn, of Raleigh. N. C. of date of January 17, HIT. I have been a constant reader of your Ad-Visor sine? i's in?-??-, lion, and have come to believe m vour propositions and the work ye? srs doing. This clipping ?rill go to ?how you that, even m my ?*?*? slate, tho li^rht is breaking through in regard to exaggerated cUlmi and advertising of fake cures. A bill looking toward the prohibition of advert-sing 0f ??cret r?m edies and also the sale of them has been Introducid in the 1.? -ri?l?:ur? In th? last day or two and, of course, th? big interest? ?re nj-htir.j'it hard, but. it is very likely td pass. R. II. LEWIS, Jr. Tho clipping inclosed is a two-column sta?ry from The Kaleif-h. [N. C.) Kvening Time.i, headed: "Times and Tanluc Ha-.o Arrived st Parting of Way*-." "For some time Th? Times has been having miiriv. mer*-.'' l-egitis the story, "about the marvellous effects of the advert???, mrrit.-- of Tanlac. Testimonials from people in its own home to-Art* read like ni?eta. Tho chronic grouch was turned into a creature of strpex. ness and light. The man with a pain in his back capered. Incividm* for whom the grave yawned?possibly because it would be borsd to hear their ailments described?came back to Ufa with th?*ir peni in hand t? sing its praises in the public prints. The users of Tanlac "asted, at first cautiously, and it tasted bitter. They persisted and discover?] a 'bita*' that was'not half bad. By the time one bottle was gone they we*? rijc? for another. A few bottles and they commenced to watch : is clock for Tanlac time. All of this looked suspiciously like the sffects ? :' the kick that goes with the product which is -ontrolled in part I art law1 and which the Anti-Saloon League is even now i a it- ?p. proaching funeral. There was entirely too much tanga in Tai.!.*ic." The confirmation of these suspicions came in ? letter to The Time? from D. W. S? Rankin, secretary of tho North Carolina State Hoard of Health. It so clearly indicates the present enlightened atu; nie of many public officials that we reproduce it in full: Many times during the last two or three years watt have er*n?ult?*d my office regarding the value and claims of certain start? remed??? which .?oujrht advertising space in your newspaper. I fir? my oflci?l testimony that you have honestly tried to discriminate between th* false and the true, the valuable and the valueless secret remedy, but 1 have been unable, a? you know, to help you because, not knowing 'h? composition of secret remedies, this office could not advi?e you with respect to their effect?. Tun or three months ago a r-.presentative of your paper earn? to me asking my official assistance in exposing Tanlac, than ?hich there is none, bo fur as I know, more neciling exposure and w'nch tnttVS appears in our January Bulletin. I requested him to wait ur.tii Gov? ernor Bickctt and others interested in this ?ubject of honesty and openrfss in the sale of remedies could reach a mutual under?t?n?iing in rci/arii to the best solution of the problem and the introduction of ? bill in tho General Assembly. I advised again ?t a pr.-matii ? ?nd in? complete drive against theso well intrenched foes of commercial hon? esty, realizing that when we did attack the effort should he concerted and brought to bear all along the line, knowing full well th? task we would assume. Secret Remedies ' ? ret remedy interests in this country represent an estim?t??! -'ment of $:,<)O,00ij,00??. During SO iBcrtast of population from 1?80 110 of v3 per cent the secret remedy interest?, throng?, e'.ormoos advertising and inferentially false advertising where net d;n-?*?!>* fais?, haft increased the drug taking o:' this nation 740 per cent. The popu? lation hat?. 1-sa than doubled; drug consumption ha? lacrttatd eight? fold. The bill which it is proposed to enact into law :n this itatt til? secret remedy interests know will be an opening: Steige, s nd 'he- will fight the effort to the last ditch. And y?*t, it is a most reason ibl? bill. 1- is nothing more than the fertilizer law of 1 *>07, limp | ?nd enforcing the requirement of placing- the names and amo . gredienta of a medicine on the package. The tapro. ret medicine business is? secrecy, the business of selling -, ?-.*? thine in the dark. Yes, they are well intrenched, not only with reference to th? amount of money which they control, but they have shrewdly laUrtSttd Co? gressntn and Senators into buying ?tock in their bufine??. We shall need th? support of your paper. The editorial which jss ??trriea in yesterday's paper was smiply fine. W. .-'. RANKI.S'. The Times immediately sent this letter to the Tanlac Compsuy: Lpon receipt of a report to-day from the State Board of HtaMI in answer to our frequent inquiries about Tanlac, we are not fj a? yo? that your Tanlac advertising will not be acceptable to The Time? ?n th? future. All of our advertising space it sold subject to our <???? n . rov?l ?it the copy submitted, and we have come to the coneiu?ior that anise copy cannot be made acceptable to us. We appreciate your courteous business dealings mita The .tie". ?is well a* the liberal expenditures and prompt paratnta that h*v? been accorded us. JOHN A. PARK. Publi?her Ralei/h Time?. Secretary Rankin has the idea exactly when he say<. ' I he Uproo* of the secret medicine -business is secrecy, the busn ? ing th? public something in the dark." Too often it has been a stab in the dark which onlv tho i mm? hand of such publishers a* Mr. Park can stop. [-""R the last live years we have hed jastsatnt 'Jhe fact is that during the last five years tee have not had "aon dry done anywhere but at home or at tho Stancourt MM* OVI.T, in the case of this particular ?he?-t. the package ws? unentgssi by Mr?. Harris personally in the presence of a nur*.? akt wai em? ployed in our house at that time, and the damage was st ..nee dist?*"* trod. Mrs. Harris dispatched the nurse to overtake the It] ? ?-> is??, but he had cone. I'pon receipt of the letter from the laundrv Stating .v had not laundered this sheet (and their letter irai .? h a rubber stamp I, I wrote a letter to Henry W, Stotr, i : ?'"?"?"'? thinking that the case might recove ?orne ptrsOM ?"r0B' some one. but in reply to that letter I aro. in receipt <.f ?r?'.-.er Utter a good deal similar to their previous letter, and this Ittttl il ?t?in Signed with a rubber utamp. Some time ago I fart up the hope of any f-nan?ia! a tiais? matter, but I think you will agree with n;< I ?I where the facts are so clearly established it is very unsatisfactory te h*?"? the case closed by a rubber stamp letter of tal HABBli When we gave the Stancourt Laundry Company ? reop**" a matter closed with rubber stamp incivility this reply i ??*""?"* with ink in which a little very bitter gall appears to have ?"-MB mu**? New York Tribune. ? (lenflemen: In answer to yours of March fi, we '?', *' conduct all business pertaining to our customers d ' l^,m and do not Bad It ntctssarj to consult outfidc people ;n ; ing of our business. Mr. Harr.? has had full and prompt attention and p.vn evtt? eoasidcratita which the eorrospondtnet you sent u 'ouf[" he has not sent you all of it. We, therefore, do not csre to enter ist* any further discussion in the mutter. THE STANCOURT LA1APRY COMPAM C B. VAX DOBEN, BtcrtUrj si : :: viager. Mo.*t business people do find it extremely neces.*ai v to consult oat siile people m the conducting of th?:ir basine s, Mr, Van D??'-:?-. ,?(_ "Oulsiil.' people" i.s just another name for the population fi"?""" "JJJ eo-rtoneri are drawn, whether they happen to l?o a newspap? r or a p" individual. True, a newspaper can talk to a f*-w thousan : more? pwj^ at once than an individual can, but when you (?et a great many c; people" talking about you at once, it's pretty ?iirrlctilt to do bu **<"S un . thev are savin-? pleasant things. The laundrj '" " " Jfa shod methods that people like to know what places they can patron^"' COnfidencOb There is only one place where you can <?? ??.l ;. * your ^u^tn without OOnault?Bff outside psi**ople. That is on Mark Twa:n*< ",*"^ hiD|, the natives supported themselves by taking in one aaoCMrl w?31' But you can't do it in New York. DOBfl the following guarantee meet with your stand?id . "Tho American Belt Corporation, munu'sctur?'* or is? Magic Leather Felt, give? vou the following guaranNe: "We guarantee unconditionnt'u seety prtdntt "'*'".*;'. ured by us to give absolute Satisfaction or jour monev nsca on reque?t." M? K' ?" j^ Of course, it does. Phrasing a better one would be ?!iflk''??Jan-i unless vou admit the two italicised words, which ?ren t neccssat*. w u^ really mean K. tiuarantee and satisfaction are 100 per cent "*"-* a can't be intensif.?-?! by qualifying adverbs or a? jectives snj mere vacuum can be made to contain less by calling r empty. (7 At nrrf /ld-\'isor unll appear on Tnetday, April 3, 1917-)