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Me Conning Tower
I 0 flu- Sun
W ?polio!
; l nix lix .
'.i folkrn '.
?ni. ni r.ixs xv. re wnnl lo shilM
i ! n rin.,11, Hogtfin .
I
uni the base line.
i the Wnr %7t*tt in !
xr liftcreil "Huxxrlx
pit ilii I inn s liri ii
-. Parti* < lmiilx."
N the W?B4 sf rnuiisr! ring?
?S XX ill) and shift* .
i tltf-msand thiiip?..
riftr !"
But 0 I solar od-r.
' rod .'Ulli kinglikr ;
\ girt robe
: .i springlike I
[ gennfl f 1m nd mc krirr?..
? in ' | that it'll
. trifli. Pli
i ' - ? shine a little !
. - rig of Mr. Kdmutui Gotaa'i no1 Um faad*
fjjfg Juif*- W< notion of what Swinburne
which i- that he comidered it pretty
agtyt?goof?- 1! 1 it aloud, and while some
-* the t-es: *! ' nble I WC always deduct two per
a man who is.
time. It ii lots of fun to rear! his
we do it ourself.
- the 1?. ar (lid (.irN:
? ? ? ... I
impletlag improvements
big I . BO antique ladies' rccpti-in
SR. Bfl !
Old BY. k. author of "Your Flap and My Flap,"
jtfanaSanl iii - . . yesterday afternoon. "Write us
tpiece. P. d off the following:
? D, Nesbit,
A loyal Scotch I'ri
. 'ure. He
Made two hundred dollars,
Ami packed up his collars.
And left on the XXth Century.
\Bm Every Woman Reads ? ? By Ignatz
/KV 5WHILDN'
COUNTRY SCNDl-WOTOTHl.
ALUE$lPTH?Yril.eD IT?
-AiE'Ll. QU QOOO rA0Hf?f FOP
IT Ar?PcKWrH>Y MORE FOR
C^EV-V?t* vtx-HEH WMfE Ruf?
W0R.T.
f^
MUSK) AN APPRECIATION
'?skin ta1!: i boot your brass hands and your orchestrys and sich?
a them I ? fancy din-ruses that phase the idle rich;
???kin ra-. ? i;. Thoven and this feller Caesar Franck,
?s'their stall may sound like money in the Second Nash'nal Bank.
? ?asn'i meat's ai ? l as I'm very free to state,
"?'?'hatyni might think wa- nwful / might think was simply great,
atof all the ; rar..: ? that I've harked to, last an' fust,
""?f""?' I harmonicky ?s suttinly the wust.
. r
7! "**' I reathin' softly like a summer even in' breeze,
P??tSvrd ? ' sadly like the wuilin' o' DanihooSi
, thumpin', an' the biarin' o' trombones
???s the*?tli ii . r o' ti e battlefield a ><>u ltUa' throuph their tones.
'I1*-.: ' shrilly to the tramp o'marchin'feet,
* BsSn bj in' o' ii, ad loxers- sud an' ?TW4M t.
**"*?*'.?. prungunbidden an'my eyesight has been blurred;
???tosh: I . lyin' || the wust I crtr heard.
is bearnin' as be folds it la his lips
*****-'^ :,.r tinprer-t ?j.s !
^the straii of "Old Blaek Jc*t" (approximately) comin' out
?lal Slide it ,-e *v back an' forth a hunden! times, about.
?*?*?,there may lu- Mittin' critic- who would say it ain't so fine?
if that is thi ir opinion, then I got a righi to mine.
?*? ahsn B ' mouth-organ virtuosos. I am glad,
?^?annotjr.ir thal i . 1'. Adam- Li pert ikeh i ly had.
Karon Ikixani?.
Comm. r. lor in a Waal Sixty-fifth Street laundry.
wwh , ;?? \l! Other Work Done to
?Wfect
\\ INQUIRING CONTRIB
V.I know I .-hould think only of the War, but The
J*? ?f the - ! m the Laid, and the Silly Season is
-Pot. as. I ?., Spring the young man's Fancy can no more hold
*?*?? the i,. .U1 }?. byavent the Buds from bludgeoning
**?* ^hat-d'-you-call-'etn Ti
lut,, ?1/ ' , IdSMffhi mu.<t fall.
8*m? ti ' ""({ C?osTf.
?aBth, and the Caiety ,.f N.itiom. moves me to a?k:
'? *?. there . roi B Sentence in which the u.-e of the word
**^ li j ab , . . (cepl when it mean? "true"?
?? Was there i s Dream worth telling?m 10? Word T
a. 3- If you MU8| talk of the War, whMt is the mast efficacious
'J'to Suspend a Cannon Hall t?. a Cannon with Six Shoestrings?
Cum r.
Hondu,., ,,ih Cermfiny and is now ona
*xnirif, J
Al1 up for the Honduran national bj-nan.
r. p. a.
Chaos in Ireland
If U. S. Does Not
Aid, Dillon Fears
People of Erin Betrayed as
Were Balkan Nations,
He Declare?
Redmond as Venizelos
Greek Leader and Head of
Nationalists Both Left
in Lurch
lu IOHM DILLON
Ndll<>!i*ili?t "?limber of Parliament
from Maye
I. C1 ? I '
li" inn. Ma) is. Ihn blundering.
feebleneaa, breach* <?' faith ?>u,i u'
tot keel" B? fix tirrn. continuous pol?
ity on Tur pari <>'' infcsPSiTi Britisb
government, haa boo reduced Ireland
tu ii condition aaalagaaa to tint lal
?in Balkaas. in ireland, as ii iii.'
Balkans, the british pi. ve i n ni ?nt has |
bet**a**ed and thwarted ita frieadi and
? ; the gesse al its enetnies xvith.
a result as disastrotts te the cauie of
the Allies in one rc*rion ??- the other.
So fas ii their relation te ?iront.
Bl laifl Is reaeerned, l see s eren' ra
eeiablanea between the tale ?>f Venl
iclos und .lohn Bedatond. Hot h are'
real tatesaMnj both took ? broad,
tai eeing riea of the aitnatioa cre?
ated bj the outbreak Of the xvar, and1
both nun aaw the absolate necessity
of ranging their nations on the side]
of denoeracj and human libertj in
this xx'orld conflict. Both had to con-j
tci.d xxith terrible sad complicated
difficulties rooted m the history of
their proph V , Roth had to rely on j
the loyal support of the Bnt'sh pov- j
ernmenl for the success of their poli?
cies. And both xvrre shamefully be
t rayed.
The results are seen to-day in the
practical loss of the Balkans to the
. the rum of Serbia, the terrible
complication of the (ireeK situation
and the chaotic condition of Ireland.
Had Bedatond pot anything arproach
ing fair play from tne British gOT
? t in the early days of the xvar.
Inland and ths Irish ra? throughout
ths xvorld WOOld to-day be a powerful
I n the side of the Allic?.
All their national sympathies ko
erith sha tipht for liberty am! op
pressed nationalities. But by a sue*
- on of blunders and brutalities
the Irish han been embittered and
estranged. Their fa.th in the ein
British povernment r.s
mall aationa has bei n
destroyed, xvith the re nil that, ia b
I . sonree of strength te Brit?
ain, Ireland Is at this moment a:
??urce of weakness and danger.
With rccard to Lloyd George's last
proposal, any attempt tri settle the,
irish question on .the basis of a di-1
vided Ireland xvould only result in
prcatly aggravating the condition of
that country, and. takiiip into consid
? ' .? ? ?? all tin circumstances of the !
present situation, I am stronply of:
the opinion that the best prospect for
a settlement is te be found in the
proposed Irish convention offered in
Lloyd George's letter.
It remains te be seen, however.
whether, even at the eleventh hour,
blojd George has the courupe to put
. ''cr new that It lia ?
! ? unanimously :" eepti d by the
Irish party and prominent Irishmen
cntside the ranks of the party, l
reid hardly say that, if the povern
rr.ei.t - thdrsws from this (.fTer and.
repeats the tactics of last July, the
situation in Ireland will be Infinitely
. and it is gravely te he feared
that, anless America and our other
lillies make some grave remonstrance,
unhappy Inland will have to pass
through another period of abaos and
blood before the long*draira-oo1 ?ton
Of her national BgOB] i- i-ndcd.
Unionists Urge Smuts
As Irish Mediator
[K.i (?u*. tn Til? Trmae]
London, May is. To-day's "Daily
Newa" points ou-, thal the Lister'
extremista ure weakening soBsewhati
lia their hostility to n national con-!
vcntion, while it is becominp generally
thal Sir Edward <'a> iob 11
anxioUl for a settlemert. "The Star"
! to-night makea the auggeatioa that
.,' Smut - be called in to aid In
I the reconciliation. 1'
"South African unitx was attained
eonveatioa. We muy Kuppest
thut the presence of General Smuts
la th< country ought to be utilized
through BB invitation ti him by the ?
lr,?h partie? te presid? over the con?
vention. HS is a grui statesman and
pot el ses a penius ftr conciliation,
j He worked miracles la the union of
1 Soul h Africa.
"lhere is QO niau who could de
Beere te bring the v.u.,,us interests
. and together, Be Mimi to us
?, min of eeatiny. The man waa
healed the WOOnds of South Africa
ought to be nix ?i'd 'n help lu al the
It of Ireland. Tin hoir demands
bold initiative and dating miapination.
For the sake Of Ireland and the
; British eonunonwealth, for the sake
! of the Allied ranee, lr sh unity must
] be establiahod."
Grave Peril in Home Rule
For Part of Ireland,
Viscount Middleton Says
I.nndon. May IA. Vi- mint Midleton,
former Secretary of State tor India,
i has antten the Prime ?lu Ister saying
accordance with the Premier's
rennest, hi has serafened xxith the
j mili.!"-! represen ta tirei ?a the m.!
1 and south of Irelaad, Bad thal ob their
behalf he can state thal they eoaaider
1 the proposal of Home Hule for a part
j of Ireland iavolvos print imperial dan-.
I per- and a itrengtaening of the Biaa
Lereifl ?aovemeat, xx!,ieli i? "actively ae*
I dillons und pro-German " %
\ Mami Midleton >nyX those xvith'
I xxhom he has confeired also deprecate
a di. i- nu of Inland on principle, uni* '.
cannot ?upport the poxernment pro-I
pos al
Al repnrds the alternative of an
irish convention. , Vi ?co Bal Midleton
say* that Whila those v. ith xxhom he
ha.? discussed the sitlaation are con-1
xiiHid that the Imperial Government.
onl\? can form a novirnmsiit throupl
which the control of Ireland may be !
Safety committed, they were \x:!!inp.
xxith s view to minimizing the evistinp
differences and to ?eeure the fall pnr
ticipntion of Irelnnd, to submit the pro
pssaal t? t?n In?h I'n.onist council.
He IS d theta BBSS reason to believe
? li?- \ ix, mid be willi ne to participate if
all interest? *?ere fullv represented and
the eoBclaaiona of thi convention were
i .! to a drcinion bj the Im?
perial Parliament.
Millions of Pounds of Food Spoil
While Wai ting Chance to Enter City !
iYemendous Wastage. Due to l_ack of Proper Trans?
portation Facilities. Shown in Figures Com?
piled by City Health Bureau
Daring tk? lirai Ui ?taya of tkls waar
-??!" poonda of gaiti, nour
food Intended for New York City irai
? b< fon sati riag lu markets. At
? ? as ? rat? Ii..';ji'..i:..? pounds of
Mariakaaeal will be -raslid betwoen
field and marka, befare tke ead al the
vrai.
I ' the niilv waste that can
be eatianatad in figures, it is th- la?
Bed in transporting food ?"rom
the skippers to the New "i ork dealers.
It is food condemned from Januarv 1
t.. MB] ... 1917, bv the Bureau of Poodi
and Dragl of th. Health Department
or reji ri.il tad thrown into the damp
heap.s by wholesale ami COBMB?I Ion
merchant-? because tbey found sari sf
the goodl spoiled ami fear, d coudeinna
lion. To compute the amount of food
w/aatad dunn? the twelve m?>nth? from
the amount wasted durinp* the first 1J-.
din s of the year necessarily pives a
law estimate, because less food is
spoiled in cold weather than daring the
summer.
If the wastape in pound** iK trans?
lated m'o dollars and rents at an aver?
age retail price of 2"> cents a pound
the ?/earl] cash loss in food supplies at
the city's Kates amounts to $.'>.:?xi.r.*iK.
Loar. Nfit Really Heavy
Pifares, when they climb up into
million-, always look ?mpos;np. but as
a matter of fact these figures are re?
markably low. They represent, how
ever, tal* a small fraction of the total
Waste of food, which begin? bi'fore the
supplies enter the city ard ends in the
garbage buckets on the hack porch. A
los? of L'-l,:?_fi,l.">.'> poun.l.? r. pr. ? | |
only a trifle more than tour pounds per
Capita S? New York's population. The
sraete ii but a few cent? more
than a dollar per capita.
Lucius P, Hrown. director ?.f the Hu?
ri mi of Foods and I ?rues, who com?
piled the ligures from the report? Of
lus Inspectors,declare! tkii tea tacaald
be largely eliminated. He admit? it li
only ;. small fraction of what 'is wa-t. rj
?in the warkoaaes, cold itarage plants.
wholesale and retail grocery hou.ses a"..!
finally in tiie kitchens, where probably
more food i? thrown away than in all
the other place.? combined.
Mu?t Instruct Housewives
"Rut to eliminate the waste in the
kitchen is a matter of education." said
Mr. Brown. "It will take years, per
1 aps ;i generation, unless the war
rhould pinch us hard. The wa-te suf?
fi red In transportation can be low?
ered to the minimum by the proper co
operation between ihipper, railroadi
?i.'.d eonaigaee. It waaia probably be
re ?? hi> to appoint a food dictator te
enforce tne Bawessar** cooperation, la
fact, I don't BBS how the wa?*o of food
all around can be ckocked Btkerwiae
"it. '? te m tnaatportatia? li mora?
sen...,? tktBB th.- Sgnrei indicate, for
(ii am products, such al fruit, ere es
i peen, Hy aTccte.l. The loss of large
eeniigameatl of oran_es has an influ
?aee aa tke market. vVe not onlv lose
? the oiang?.-. but we have to pay higher
foi the ? ippiirs m baas in lim
I ite?) ?iiiantities |n other words, the
lo?s is double.1. Ofl the other hand,
lhippoi*eVaad producers are discour?
age-!, for thev have to ?land the finan
i rial los? on goo?)- spoile?! wholly or in i
par', and they become ?hy at the N'ew I
Tori market."
The histor-, of the food consign?
ments, condemned or thrown nway by
the rere i vi r? here, is record? d hy the
iaapoctan of Mr. Brown'? department.
From the?e report, it li shown thu?.
li goori ?hure of tke food || ipollcd
through delay and caraltssaass in
tramportation. Coniigamenti of fruit,
Worth hundreds of thousands of dol?
lar?*, have been ruined through im?
proper refrigeration, or because "the
?aal Ire.gilt" By which tke shipment
wa? originally sont, proved to be a slow
? freight. Practically all of ?t was al?
lowed to mould on a pier, after the
labor of hauling it from the bottom of
the bay.
Perishable Food I,eft Eiposed
j The condemnation reports ?howr that
large <|uantities of food materials are
! permitted to spoil on the piers and in
warehou-e? aa 'he vvntVrfroru?. Sack?
I and crates are lett exposed to the ele
i merits until rain and sun and dirt make
the contents unsafe for consumption.
"There is no excuse for let'ing food
; -poil in this mininer." saul Mr. Brown,
i "and there' should he a severe penalty
1 for ?uch offences. Producers and iklp
I pe? should al^o he compelled te cxer
I ci?? greater care on their part. A good
? -hare of the fruit? and vegetables
I *hich arrive here in a damaged condi
\ tion should never have been shipped
I at all. Tke ikippar should immediately
. can all fruits and vegetables which
show signs of approaching overnpe
. ness, instead of sending them on long
i journeys in the hope they may bring
a slightly higher price if they escape
? being -poil? d.
"Al-o there should he closer coopera?
tion between shipper and wholesale
merchants. Shippers continue to send
eertais food materials to the city when
the market is glutted. The result m
that tke food spoils here before it can
be delivered to the consumer."
The Hureau of Markets of the Dt
' pnrtment of Agriculture is doing it?
' bast to bring the producers, shippers
1 and wholesale merchants closer to?
gether, and to accomplish this task the
branch otticc of the bureau, at 2o4
Franklin Street. New York, sends out
dall] marka reports. These reports
aeqaaiat ikiooara and producers with
' .lu BUpply of food materials in the city.
The burean aleo U ??i out valuable and
practical blata ?s to packing of fruits
..nd regetaklei BO Bl to obviate waste
through improper shipping methods.
British Women's War Work
Entails Many Sacrifices
\ -
History Will Never Reveal Detail of the Burdens They
Are Bearing to Lighten the Loads of Men
Called to the Colors
Bx ABTHUR S. DRAPER
London. May IP. It xvas |n American
v.ho said, toward the end of the second
year of the war, that if you came to
London at night you knew of the war
ly the darkened streets; if you came
by day you knew by the women in uni?
form.
Many women, in all manner of uni?
forms, pass you in the street, from
? iimen in nurses' coats to women in the
khaki hats and greatcoats of so'.iiier
and the badge of the Army Service
("Wps. There are women on every
tramcar and omnibus, women as police
patrols, women on duty at all the rail?
way stations, women carrying the let?
ter baps, women driving the big de?
livery vans of shops.
But these are only the few who critch
the eye; there are the hundreds of
thousands more who wear no uniform,
hut go about the business of men, or
about those new businesses which war
has made, which belong to neither men
nor women, but which womi n bavs
ti ken for their share.
Women's War Work Vast
The history may some day be at?
tempted of the xvar work of women, but
hall Will Still remain unvx ritten of all
thal they have done ia those tws and a
half years te help and hearten the men
xi; h Brent te xvar. to fill their place,
and to supply then many seeds, from
the tir-t days oi' August, hMi, arhea
men stood ?in the >trtet.? for hours
waiting to snlist, and women took them
food and drink, to the day in the thir?
ty second month of the war when in
aeveat) two hours l,OM had answered
the government's appeal for women to
m r\ e ia Prance.
Any figure? t,f the war work of
women arc incomplete a* soon as they
an written dewa. The Ministry of
Munitions alone has been recruiting
vromoa at the rate of thousands a xxi in
The navy anil the army ?iM continually
to the i.millier of WOBMA in theil
xue. .et ex tn the incomplete !
y Some idea of the i \lent of th<
xxurk that the xxar BBS a?k d from
Women. It ha- brought a million mm,
into industry xxho hsve ernie from all
classe?, aid not only from thee
which, before the war, the four mill
um? o' arags aaralag women belonged.
In some industrie* taeri aft thies
times and four times as many BWBBea
xxorkinp a? before the xxar In BOY Bra
ment establishment.. dockyafUB, ar?
senals ami factories there an
times as many .
What wornrii had done to release
men for military ?i mer up to the be?
ginning of the third year of the war
the followinp Bgwres show. From
1 nnkmg and tinance they had released
0*7,000, from the work of trar.-port they'
had released 41 /Min. from the govern
ment employ they had r. !, aaod 117.cou
li the naval dockyards alone there are
7.000 -?omen worktnp ?There before
the ?var there were fewer than 500.
and the women in the service of th<
army are numbered by tins of thou-!
?anrls.
Rut no figures can give any idem of
|*M variety or the responsibility of the
work that women have undertaken nor i
of that cnanpe which xx?r la? made in
their lives It has been a chango
greater to them than to men, for ?
men have done only tha' dut;, which
? ? keen theirs in all cooalrle and all
times. v.uimn have attempted much
?hat ti.ey had not dreamed would ever
I he aakaa of them. /
Women in I nfamiliar Posts
It is not only that women have re?
placed men in occupations with which
before they were familiar, nor that
they have taken their places at work,
which before the war they had never
attempted, but that they have .-bared
and an charing with men the work of
organizing the nation for war. Women
M well as men have created new de?
partments from the beginning of a few
secretaries and the rooms of an empty
hotel.
At the Board of Agriculture, at the
i Beard of Trade, at the Ministry of '
Munitions, at the office of the National
Service, the work of women is organ?
ized and controlled by women. There
are women at the head of the nursing
-ervices of the navy and the army and
, the lied Cross, and there are British
' women in charge of hospitals in all the
eonntriae of the Allies.
We remember in time of war that It
was a woman who led France out of her
deepest extremity; that it was a woman
who governed Kngland in the days of'
her greatest adventures, of the begin- I
nmg of her empire, of the opening of
the seas of the world.
But if you would see the portrait of
the Knglish won.an as the war han found
her you must look in a book of the
la-t gnat war of Kurope a hundred
vears ago Curiously enough, it is in a
book which, though written at the time
o*' '.var. do?? no' mention war, but is a
?..-aeeful comedy of Fngli-h man:., r
It is the tigure of Mr?. Croft in Miss
Austen'? ??per-uasion?." She had "been
all over the leas of the world with her
hoiband, the admiral, and was as capa?
ble of handling a frigate as he. "She
bal a s?|uari-ness, uprightness and
. ?goat of form which gave importance
to her person. . . . Her manners
were open, easy, decid-d. like one who
bad no distrust of herself, and no doubt
v. bal to do."
That is the authentic portrait of the
modern Fnglish woman, capable in dati- '
ger, equable in difficult circumstances,
abo m tin? war has worked with eager
noai Bad resolution at home, afraid
neither of new labors nor of great re- '?
bility. and who is to be found in
th- boapitall at all the Allied front?.
She is working m France, in Italy, in
Rttsaia, in Serbia, it; Montenegro, in
Rumania. To all these countries ad?
venturous British women have gone.
Some alree.dy wear the decorations
which they give their ?oldier? for valor
ni tiie field. Some will never return.
British Court Dismisses
Suit Against Major Astor I
London. May -l8. The action for j
i"_'!?.00(1 i $1-11.1 ti), brought by Charles!
Tranton against Major Waldorf Altor,
member of the House of Common? en 1
?aa of Baron .Astor 'formerly William.
Waldorf Astor. of New York), was du-1
? d in court to-day. The action was ?
brought under an act providing that a
Member of Parliament who accept?
pavment for government contract?
I must vacate his ?eat.
The amount ?ought wa? represented
I to be realties due from Major Aster
for executing contracts to in?ert ad
I vertiiement? from government depart
ments in "The Sunday Obser.er." of
winch he i* proprietor, while he wa?
| li mag in the House of Common? The
I court h. Id that the agencv which ?up
I pi . d the advei* ?a? not a
I sub-contractor for the government. j
U. S. Hospital Unit
Now in England
On Way to Front
First of Six Organized by
Red Cross Arrives After
Uneventful Trip ^
Comprises 300 Persons
Americans Will Take Charge
of Base Hospital Behind
British Lines
London. May IP. The first of nix
fully organized and equipped hospital
unit? which th4 American Red CfMB
is .simding to I ranee arrived in long?
land yesterday. The unit comprise?!
about .'*00 porson?. including twenty
Bna*> medical officers, sixty nurses and
more than 200 other attache?.
This unit will be the first officially
ranctioned by the Cnited States gov- '
ernment to carry the American flag to
Ike battlefields of France since the ;
United Statci entered the war A'ter
I brief stary m Kngland the unit will
be sent to the Continent, where it will
take charge of a base hospital behind ;
the British front. The hospital will j
have aecommodations for ?OO patients
and will be fully equipped by the
british hospita! service.
Sir Alfred Keogh, s irg-eon ireneral
of the British armv. in making the
foregoing announcement to The Asso?
ciated Pr?s? to-day. said the arrival
i f the American unit was the result
of plans completed hy Secretary of
War Raker and Colonel T. II. Good?
win, of the british hospital service,
whom Surgeon General Keogh recent-'
ly sent to th" Tinted State?.
Major Gilchrist reported that the
trip across was a v?ry pleasant one
and that no submarines were sighted.
Their steamer, he added, wa.? escorted
into port.
Hospital Now in England
Was Formed in Cleveland
Washington, May l8. The American
j base hospital unit whose -afe arrival
in England is reported is base hospital
' No. 4, of Cleveland, <)., commanded by
Major Harry I.. Gilchiist. medical
corps, l.'nited State? army, and under
the direction of Dr. George W. (rile.
It is under-tood it will be within the
war zone within a day or two.
It is the i rst of the six army base
hospitals which have been orderet"
abroad for Mirica m France, the move
ments of which have been kept ?ecre*
by the War Department. Each in
efadei, in addition to the officers in
I command and the directors, twenty
four physicians, two dentists, ?.ixty-fiv?.
Red Cross nurse? and one hundred and
rifty enlisted men of the army medical
: corps.
?-?
| France to Name New Diplomats
Paris, May l8. The government is
considering the reorganization of the
French diplomatic representation in
several European capitals. It is be
lieved that high political personages
could act with great benefit to France
by reason of the celebrity they have
gained in public life. With this end in
view the government has opened cer?
tain negotiations, the reioltl of which
are expected to be known shortly.
a-*m
Sinn Feiners Won't
Join Irish Convention
Dublin, May IS, The Sinn Feiners
will not seek representation at the
p.iposed convention to settle the Irish
problem nor will they pay regard to
any constitution agreed upon by that
convention.
Their policy, a? stated by their offi?
cial organ. "Nationality," is to await
a peace conference before presenting
Ireland's case.
T-Ti?im
8EATS TO OAT
YEAR'S BEST BENEFIT
ALL THE STACE STARS
r?-i?. ii?u?
U. S. MARINE CORPS
r,RAM> 1'VHVHK Sirrtay : *? r
M maa ' irai Park, vu nilli
v. ? ? . i;ir:-<i'ii'.v*r
Lack of ?uara prohibit? u-.n? the
??-mi-r?ete lUt of . rirdrnt. ii atar*
and ilUiiiiKaifliril feature?.
IifTAll-S OK VI? AS mc IHM, VT I'"': OFT!'*?**
il
LOIS WEBtRS^jHfcra^Srnashins
a phillip .?eWaf i iT-??aW.*?ho-? "
snA\.\.Vf^(f?pnkT^Sfni9^(!t^Dr2tnA\
Cradle
THEATRE
tU? aTAKUY
BI-tt?DWAY Tl '
CRITERION TWICE DAILY
H ?a. a ?el. si 1 Baajeat. l-IB-m
CHRISTUS
TWO HOURS TOU WILL
NEVER FORGET
500 Good ISBtSj Matin*??, 25c.. 50c
500 Good Seats, Eveaia|t, 50c. le SI
LOEW'SrtEWYORK THEA.* "V"
(?<-? MA VI WUP M ft??r to 1 A M.
VIRGINIA PCArTtJON h "???al Baraaar?,"
Ice*s american Rec ,',." ,,""'.'?"."'
John K. part?a a <>.. won *| ?li *??*.???
( ru?. \ un .V i Mrrlr Vi?n. Krwrir.!
-. li ?art i A tliffor?! S 5 ollie?? Iii. ?3. Ml
OBAND (INTKU PAUaCC ll?ll>. SUkm
baal |toi a ?? . an.j ???m Blraal 0?J"C
i m ... i v m ?.- ? aajaaai a Baa la
ACTORS' FUND FAIR
A BMI LIANT
If-kB f. KEITH ?
Palace
A BKIIIIANT a l?\ZZII\?. ?.I?.HT
BF. KEITH?* K\ A IAV.IAV.
(..? Bum., F mum w J.
Bt?ll>. M. I. N . Da?*?? 4
I H war a ?tar SaBja, ataari,
I Ha: ) Mau IV- II I ami lol UK HKI??IH
?TIIK IIKAB? Or lONrr. 181 \M>?
aall no? KI tir>?aSttSSJ?STSOMS
IUHH ?iris-, m M?,nr
IS 1 T a% l M?K?iABI*T ILUNOTOM
?r,u ' Il M** *aa?rifl??. A I .r.., . i
II "?j Ila U I irt'jr? Ria'' Charm A 1.
i. -77 .. ^tr*?7 1 -*-1 - Ui.f.. .. ? ?. . .
li ii S*c. I ????paf*'-M? Kl?i-> i>f-?i?*ir?
Columbia r; r . */ ????r
MAIDS OF AMEWCA
MARY PICKFORO
am .- ,. (?Ha* aa-aSa .?I?
<> 1r?ir> ??I.X7 larrt ?t? .. - -?
IRANI)
W. ion iel/
To Reorganize N. Y.
Red Cross Chapter
Greater Efficiency Sought, as
War Has Increased Activi?
ties Fourfold
1 he New York County Chapter of
the American Red Cro?? will be reor
gaaised at once on a businesslike
bal ' la the interests of greater ef?
!iciency This statement was made
yesterday by Harvey I?. Gibson, presi?
dent of the Liberty National Bank,
who volunteered his services for Red
Cross BrOfk, and ha? been elected
chairman of the executive committee.
"Since Ameriea's declaration of war
ectivities of the chapter haxe in?
creased fourfold." said Mr. Gibson
yealerday, "yet its real work is only
beginning. Efficiency is fundamenta).
Wo must have an effective organiza?
tion. There is work for volunteer?,
hut henceforth the chapter will try
' . ? ' these volunteers around perma?
nent members of its staff, devoting all
tier time to the xvnrk. Where it i?
reeessarj theae ?taff members will be
paid, although it is hoped that men
?nd women traiaed ia executive posi?
tion? can be found".
The eveuti'e office? of the chapter
xxiii be moved June 1 from 30 East
Thirty-efxth S'ree*. te Ml Fifth Ave?
nue, where offices have been given
free by the R. Altmsr. estate.
Wilhelm Stengel Buried
Music Lovers Attend Funeral
of Sembrich's Husband
Maate lover? paid their respects yes?
terday to the late Wilhelm Stengel,
husband of Mme. Marcella Sembrich.
The funeral ? services were in the
fhureh of Pt. Mary the Virgin, in
West Forty-sixth Street. Two Polish
hymn?, arranged by Ignace Paderewski,
who was one of the honorary pall
hearer?, were played. Puhal was at
Weed launs.
The casket was flanked by floral
nieces sent by men and women of the
world of music, many of them former
! pupils of Mr. Stengel. Beside it lay
a large wreath of white lihe? and
orchids bearing the word "Maska," the
name by which Mr. Stengel always ?d
dreeeed Mme. Sembrich.
Other honorary pallbearers were.
Paul D. i'ravatri, William Proctor,
Frank La Forge. Giulio Gatti-Casazta,
Kichnrd Aldrich. W. J. Henderson. II.
K. Krahbiel, Cleefeate Campanini,
Franz Kneisel, Dr. J. C. Vaughn, Dr.
Richard Wiener. Adamo Didur. Flkan
Naumburg, Arnold Someyo, H. ii. Flag*
1er, Andre De foppet, Antonio Scotti,
Adolfo Bett?, Harold Bauer. Roland
Knmdler, Alexander Lambert and
Krnest Sehellins*.
?
$300,000 Niagara Falls Fire
Large Stores of Potash and
Formaldehyde Destroyed
Niagara Falls, N. Y., May l8.?Fire
of unknown cause did damage estimat?
ed at ?.len.i?nO to the ?torehouse of ths
Katioaal Klectrolytic Company hera
late this afternoon. There was no one.
in the storehouse when the fire started.
During the tire several explosions oc?
curred, and although they wera of
i such force that they were felt in all
parts of the city, none of the workmen
in other parts of the plant was in?
jured.
I .arpe quantities of potash and for?
maldehyde stored in the burned build?
ing were destroyed. The company has
had no war ordirs, it was said.
Society
Mrs. Benjamin L. Armstrong
Gives Theatre Party for
Miss Marian A. Noyes
Mr?. Bcnjam.n L Armstrong, of 41
Fast Fifty-first Street, gavf ? theatre
party last night for her a ere. Mm
Marian A. Noxe?, dauphtee of Judge
and Mrs. Walter C. Ni.ye?. taking her
guests to BBS "Love o' Mike'" a? the
Maxine Elliott Inca* re. After th?
theatre Mrs. Armstrong took the party
to the Ritz-Cartton for supper and
dancing. Among the young people in?
vited were Miss (geraldine Hall. Miel
Honor Henry. Miss, Dorothy Lunn. MISS
Viola Flannery, M.?s Kh/ube'h Arm
strong. Miss Hilda Schrenke.-. n. Mi??
Mary Morrison, Miss ka'her n? Noxe-,
Oakley Brown, John Maroney, BlaBS
Gridley, Martin Algier, Jam?? Orne,
Pryor Kal*, Robert Siedler, Munroe von
MayhoaT, Francis Appleby. H Mot*.
lire-nen, Ldgar Appleby and Charles F.
Lawrence, jr.
Mr. and Mrs. S. Kent Costik-en, ef
Montclair. N. J., announce the engage
men? of their daughter. M -s Alexan?
dra Kent Ceatikyaa, to Theodore Car?
ter Jowett, son of Lr. and Mrs < ariton
R. Jowett, of Buffalo. Mis? Costikyan,
who wa? one of the season's debutantes,
attended Hiss Wright's Behool at Bryn
Mawt Mr Jowett was graduated from
the Massachusetts Instil Its li Tech?
nology in lillrt and i< now at Madison
Barrack?, N. V., with the Orticers' Re
?xrxe Training Cone. No ?late ha?
been set for the xvedding.
The last for this scs?on of the series
of dances organ zed ty The Bachelors
for the benefit of dependent famtliA
of Hew York. Nut i nuil G**dfa**?a**4*?VM wa?
held last night la the Della F'.obhi*.
Room of the Vaadoihllt Among thoss
xvho entertained guests xvere Mrs. Kot
ait B, Tod. Mni" 1 . anees Alda Mr?.
Jewett Mintara, Mi*? Maud Kalin, Har?
old Leigh, Felix Diubleday and Will?
iam Bhtaelarader stewart, jr.
The Washington Square unit of the
National League for Woman's Service
Brill give a neighborhood garden party
on Tuesday afternoon in Washington
Square There ?rill be music by the
7th Regiment Band, dances by M;?s
Marguerite Clark and Quentin Tod and
specialties for children. The commit
tee m charge of the atTair include? Mr?.
George Ethndpe, Mrs Harry II. Benk
ard, Mrs. Nelson H. Henry, Mrs. Gus
?avus T. l>irt>y, Mr?. Osoigs A. Legg,
Mrs. Thompson Buchanan and Misa
Mary Schell
An entertainment was given yester?
day afternoon at the Plaza for the stu?
dents of Williams CoUega who have ?u
listid in the American Field Ambu?
lance Calna. President Garfield of
Williams presided. Among those in?
terested in the entertainment ?vere
Mrs. William A. Kissam. Mrs Harry H.
Duryea. Mrs. William S. Fdgar and
Mrs. Arthur W. Francis.
Mrs. John J. Mcfook has gone to
'White Sulphur Spring4, W. Va., ?here
J she will romani for .?< vera! week?.
An Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Hyde, jr., of
?981 Park Avenue, announce the en
' pdgemtnt of their daughter. Mut
I Frances Mary Hyde, to Charles Le
maire Zabriskie, ?on ?t Mrs. Charle?
? F. Zabriskie, of 37 West Seventy-tifth
Street and Coopsrotown, N. Y. Miss
[ Hyde is s sister of Fnsign Ralph L.
Hyde. L. S. N. Mr. Zabriskie is a
grandson of Charles P. Rogers, and
is a member of Psi Lpsilon fraternity,
Columbia. '16, and the Society of th?
Sons of the Revolution.
RIB \ 0 K K
EMPIRE
i i-: \ o I N 8 T
1.1 l-l st
: ... ti I Bj,
Hula tri TO DAT ?? I W?4 . - -J
"\n \ppeal to Kvery llenrt."?Time?.
3 NEW PLAYS J** \*\ur?rt,!;.(.,.J.^w
D i M DiDDiL I rieii.l? .V Tile Old Lady
Of J..Ti BAKKlr. shows Her MeiUls.
TlYCEUM 5? L4ST2 PERFORIIANcis
npco? i .< ?! s. '!? s ui'Ki 1.1 r x
??Lt THE MOCK DOCTOR
??'^'I.Ut How,rd Rtch-.raBOB, liol?
IN I 'i-i-if .,.,, i*halm?r? Ka.- li . u
II BATBII IKS IVCCIIIII
T??WAmI^
when johnny ??y;*;?-:
COMES MARCHING HOME
ZIEGFELO NEWI*
MIDNIGHT FROLIC
? "BASTIEN ?nd BASTIENNE
MfPART THE IMPRESARIO
itIU?.."i?ll fjgfes Ma. lieth; Hispham.
ATOP Ntw AM?'*??'*-'?' -'
FULTON xi?lU .' Ti l DAY a .1 XX-I J ?1
C WILLIAM tatf IHOS. A.
OURTENAY-WlSE
'PALS FIRST"
r.AIFTY ,,WAY ti ST awaSiw ?m
unici i xf,, ^ i?,, I1AT u?ii W?,, , :
M?'J .?-a Ti) IlAY 4 W-.I
OUR DETTERC
OBBAV li WITH A ?J
( HXIKIiV ?!???"(.1(1 \i ( \-r Baa/
si?
t mruTV v- <- *< ?'?**? i ii labt i
LIOC.K1 S I.?.- M?: T lal - ' Tints.
La-vr Kl-lils ure-eals AN AM. sTARflsT.
JOHN \I.\MIX, IIIKNK KKN
Milk, KlflllRI) HKWKTT,
? Hil KN WAUK, I.FH KI KI.liri.
Willi** P. HWK.iTN.%a1. MA.
uni ni; inruiiii, hei.bn
LOU KI L In "IsOSOM KKIKM)8."
Neil attraotlea Mun lay K.? M?v ITth
wiuta,T. ..THE SUBMARINE EYE"
Matin*?* T"> HAT ami ??.i
in "LILAC
TIME."
COHAN-iHARRISr.1 Vdat** ?tf
WEWiLLOiVTRE?
fil ORF B'""" **?' *"1'' - "??*? ? ??>'
UL.UDC -.ULa--- Ti) HAY * W?! . JJ?.
Laurette Taylor
JANE COWL
DL'PIIDI IP wkst ii ht r**? i :?
KtrUDUL Mau th HAV a \x?i j 2?
PETER IBBETSON 1? cohan's*s**jgjajc
..K4) at. < OMAV* ?iKKATlJir to-iEnf
GET RICH QUICK WALLINGFORD
^ COHAN'S THEATRE 2?;jy?
With John Marryniore '.'.iiitance Colllir,
l..iur* 11.pe i'r-M\i. 1.1, nil U?rryinorr.
A Drama of Drearai sad Love
c
DiixjNORAM unarm?
OCOANUT GROVE
I s ii ST Hour H? t? IM
mlmix
AT Iii.
Iixm INO
AT IO JO.
LAST ?UK. SsiurfMlr Mat. TODAY. 3.13.
1.1.?il'.?.K InLN Park-r'? Play
ARUSS "DISRAELI"
MOMIW M4.HT. I-SS. Heat? Noa?.
an.l Tn.i? Im.) i li. r- ?ft->r. a .-?> * | )?.
jri.ns STi.;i:u pr??-nt?
EVELYN NESBIT*
in ? l'h'/tj
Dram?
tram i.if
Frire-.: Mill?. MS * 50i?Nl-hU, i*.. to II.
RUSSELL THAW
"REDEMPTION"
..i?.: Ht ?IAMI'IIHOI. ' omuani of ?I
It? a f?.l Bmarteat and moal unique
? ? ? .?linn?! I li. N V.
tra ?WAY r>*n
au Tr?:ajr A Wari I 3?
Q(VTU ST I'll ?A
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5?E TME
48TH ST.
thea K ofB -ejBj
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th CHAIR
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I f. r. '. ft ** - *?
I' II -i. I") ?I 1 *1".
M VI IIB II MON
M? II??. - ?I Bur:
THE BRAT
-? Mat. To-day
THE MAN WHO CAME BACK,
playhousa **???? 9} ? ?<?
PRINCESS ?.
lilli, aaar Re a I*?? K?n I II
dt? an.1 Wau . ] 13
????ar?eil of
MaalcraJ Cavaae?
?lia? ?Kv? la?
?? BUOU
Co sa ? *?*??' ???' *?'??*" ? - ?. ? u
IP If I %i?Uimt T.. .1?. a?..! W?r . .?
OII?ff ?|iift?a?>'t flCtjBj l-aa?hl?i BtM-raaa,
UPSTAIRS ^nDOWN
STANDARD *u" * " ? ?J",
v.?. raaaj - Margarte Aa*|ii?s
>?i
? r.?n
.???a' W^fl?-- Johnny,
i anj,nns,?rW.ln .
OH Yo+r On?r
fiUflDCDT **'" VV nt I'. ... I.I? ? II
9nUDf.nl Ma ?? 1. lal -. I v\r.i : 1',
I i irmv I 111 K M?l I'll* K KO.
(KAU ?OKI) "I* ???.?'?????" a.? ???fir?
V, tv.? lo *.?'?.'. mil ?? ? na I
aiTU AT TMiA K t H ?a? Ma? ?I?.
-*-t In 91. i?. vi... ... r :?, -? i
THE HIGHWAYMAN Ff-gfF
ACTf?D Tt.?-?irr h'?a7 A ?vi, r??? ? :?
f\J I \Ji\ m,, T? .?^ j, kV.4 ,|.I1WI , ??
HIS UTTLE WIDOWS
rp T? Tt,?- Vll-.ut? M - ??: '
DWASH. SQ. PLAYERS
C0ME0Y^vT.V;;r,,M ft
Mavrr -Bka?* la Ibaam? <.ho?*a.
Iji? .?^rn^nt Aaalai I* <l??td???1
lo Hay t6 to merl ?IrinauH.
Maxine E?iotfs fi? ? jh. ?? ff
?gpag^a LOVE O'MIKE
casino tYa^'-rVit.r'^v^r i it
gggs; you're in love
I nllfiiPRF "'?' '"' *" ru muht v?.
Lunoavni*. maumu to day tai.
NOrnilNG BUT THE Tl?JTIf
?Will Vfa(. t. ,?. A vv?i ; ??.
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ln I'l.AKK KI'MMKIt .*? K#? PU*?,
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