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New Hands to War
Wives of Soldiers May Go to France As Army Nurses Surgeon General Gorgas Announces New Ruling of the Government Need 50,000 by July 1 Training School Will Develop Aids to Supplement Graduates surgeon General Gorgas announced jMWtday that young wives of men ?ghting in France will be accepted in tie Army School of Nursing, which ii?3 been established by the Army M??ical Department to supplement the supply of graduate nurses. 3 It is estimated that 50,000 women will be needed for service overseas by July U W19. Most of them must be trained nurses, experienced and inde? pendent of ties which make it impos? able for them to leave home. But the suopty ?f graduate nurses available far this work has been far less than the demand, especially when it was necessary to refuse wives and sisters of mea in the service. The embargo on sisters was re? moved by the Red Cross some timo ?o, and now General Gorgas offers j :? receive wives as well, physically fit,' between the *gos of twenty-one and ': tairty-rive. to be trained and sent ?broad a* tne need arises. Fully fifteen ?iousand women, says General Cor? ps, can be used as hospital assist? as or student nurses in tho United Slates. The need for using graduates of a ?sorter course in nursing than the ! regular three or four year course of- j iered by hospitals throughout the country, in the opinion of Dr. S. t?. I ijoldwater, chairman of the war ser- | vice committee of the American Hos- j iital Association, is being demon- ? strated more and more clearly every i ?ay. Dr. Goldwater favors a six j months' course to be presented by our j iarge civil hospitals as emergency ? training to fill the needs of our army : abroad. This plan, it is understood, ; ?is hitherto been opposed by the New York State Education Department. "Yet," says Dr. Goldwater in a re? cent appeal against this opposition. "there are army hospital units now ready to embark to which no nurses have been assigned." It is possible that, with an army of 5,000,000 men instead of 3,000.000, the demand for nurses may exceed the number originally asked for by at least 25,000. In that case. Dr. Gold water suggests, it may be necessary w resort to the plan, which apparently has proved successful with Great Britain, of using nurse aids in groups, with a graduate nurse in charge to di? rect and oversee, them. This, he believes, would not only re? lieve the situation overseas, but would enable us to take care of our wounded men without seriously crippling our home hospitals by taking away all '? competent nurses for army service. First Unit for Victims Of Gas on Way Overseas The first hospital unit exclusively for ; ps victims has just started for France ; under the direction of the Women's Over- '. Hosuitais of the National American : American Suffrage Association. Mrs. j Raymond Brown, after a survey of the I hospital field in France, returned to ; Xew York with a request from the French Service de Sant? for tho 300-bed Ipspital for : : sed mer-. Amon? the members of the unit are Dr. Marie Louise Lefort, of New York City; Dr. Adah Mc Mahon, of La Fayette, Ind.; Dr. Irene Morse, of Clinton. Mass.; Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn, of Brooklyn, and Dr. Alice Eirod. of NV,v York. The unit will be directly under the medical department ? the French army. The equipment ?s mobile arid the women will run their track? out to the firing line. ???-.?-__ Tennessee Senator Condemned For His Anti-Suffrage Fight Senator Shields, of Tennessee, whoso stand-pat attitude in regard to woman ufTrage has called forth a personal P'ea iron-. President Wiison, has re? efed official notice from the Bar As? sociation of h - own state that he is ?* representing Tennessee lawyers in WMBti-suffrage .stand. Miss Rose Young, of the National ??encan Woman Suffrage Association, ?Bounced yesterday that the Bar As ??ation has adopted a sweeping reso l*?m supporting votes for women by S" ? Federal route and apprised castor Smelds of their action by tele SPa ? Tne bar associations of Iowa ?Ei " ' '' 50 adopted similar res '?ntions recently. Mia?a War Mother? Are Organizing National Body I mothers of men _ vice arc eligible to ?Z!f';P-, There has been a large hi ..I ?Vjf war mf)lh"H in this state ?W??A r?oni,h8- ''- ?a the plan to V?g'en?"? bef?re the Pred" ^mp Community Service Need? Women Volunteer? *?l5LT0runt*er"ary Uk-f^A hythc %UJ, ,,P foramunity Service tmme '^apJr^'^ *"?"?'. inspectors, KStf?nK ? ,nvc8l??a^rs. New M 5S*4n '"J"'r's "tf ?tation? are be ?cd ??ilorx. g^Mcept i*ria '< of ^ew Yfcrk for soldiers Kxperieoc? ?h not neces case ,,t applicants invf-stigating and eur ?*? Vk,''r '' '!;>"1 *? &???th,groui ^?fort. ??mJP '-'"?'?unity Service, 1 "?Will *t.re<:>.. V* Tamrnany District ?o Dedicate Service Flag f??*n??lv iV , 0n ,>li,trl<:t of the I2*h ?CAM, tkIrleV which Charl?? K tNrf^ fj;^: J.".':,,?r' j? Koing to have S^Mitt ?;'' *?:????* coming i? ?fi?S. A betw*?n FWt Avenue Mrs. Cohen to Win? Mere Thought Makes "Tom" Foley Smile "Big Fellow" Allows He Knows His Men, and Mrs. Nolan Will "Line Up" Women Mrs. Jennie Cohen may be running as the designated Republican candidate for ihe Assembly from the 1st District, where Tammany long has held forth in undisputed sway, but that does not mean that she is causing "Big Tom" Foley, Tammany leader of the district, any loss of sleep. For "Big Tom" believes in the men of his district as much as he ever did, and the women he leaves in the hands of Mrs. Minnie Nolan, Democratic women's leader for the district. Mrs. Nolan is the wife of Judge Nolan, who "learned about politics from her," it has been said; so Mr. Foley has noth? ing to fear from the women, he said yesterday. In fact, he refuses to take Mrs. Cohen's candidacy seriously, as may be inferred from his answer to the question as to whether Peter Ham mil's woman opponent meant anything in his life. "Do I think Mrs. Cohen'll be what? Elected ?" The great "Tom" smiled indulgently. "I guess you're not well," came his answer. Mr. Foley was reminded that his dis? trict played him false once not long ago. when, contrary to all instructions, express or implied, the "Old First" went overwhelmingly for woman suf? frage. It was "Tom" Foley's boast last fall that the suffragists could not get a 10 per cent petition for woman suffrage in his district, and he even promised in a rash moment to dress up in woman's skirts and parade around the neighbor? hood if the petition were obtained. The suffragettes took his dare, but some? how the petticoat parade never came off. and Mr. Foley would not admit his suffrage defeat until the morning after Election Day. A similar breach of faith on the part of the voters of the First is not ex? pected again, however, in the case of Mrs. Cohen. "You will see Mr. Hammil in the | Assembly next year," said Mr. Foley. "No doubt Mrs. Cohen will enjoy hav- j ing her name on the ballots, however." j American Women Send | Comradeship Pledge Y. W. C. A. Council Cables Greetings to Mass Meeting in Paris j WASHINGTON, Aug 16.?Comrade- ! ship of American women is pledjred in a cable dispatch sent to-day to the Allied women's mass meeting at Paris by headquarters of the Y. W. C. A. War Work Council. "The National War Work Council of the Y". W. C. A. of America sends Allied women's mass meeting in Paris sympa? thetic greeting," the message says. "To? day we stand united in a common pur porse to win a righteous war and to bind the wounds inflicted by war. . . "Inspired and strengthened by your example, were pledge you a comradship of loyal service in all your work." Tagore Maintains Loyalty Offers Letter From Indian ? Governor to Disprove Plot Sir Rabindranath Tagore, the Ben galese poet, rlleged to have been con- | cerned in the piot to foment a r?volu- ! tion against the British government in India, has cabled his publishers here a j letter of confidence and sympathy ' which, he says, he received from Lord Chelmsford, Viceroy and Gov;rnor Gencral of India. The letter, dated Simla, June 17, signed by the Viceroy's private secretary, reads: "The Viceroy desires to express sympathy with you on finding your name dragged into -juch unwarrantable pro ninence in American papers. He is well aware there is no foundation whatever for the suggestions made and is willing you should make any use qf this letter you think fit." Tagore, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913, was knighted by King George. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16. ?No criminal intent was imputed to Sir Rabindranath Tagore as a result of his alleged connection with a conspiracy disclosed here to foment revolution in India, Mrs. Annette A. Adams, United States District Attorney, said to-day. Foreign-Born Women to Meet To-day at "Y" Headquarters A conference of foreign-bom women will be held at the headquarters of the national training school of the Y. W. C. A., 600 Lexington Avenue, at 2:30 this afternoon. This meeting marks the end of the tirst course offered by the Y. W. C. A. in its Americanization cam? paign to train foreign women to act as teachers among their own people in this country, and for reconstruction work in their native countries after the war. Members of several Y. W. C. A. in? ternational institutes will be present, and every country of Europe and the Near East will be represented. Miss Mary McDowell, noted for her work in the Chicago stockyards, will speak at the conference. School Opening to Take Girls From War Factories The opening of schools will create a serious labor shortage in munition plants and factories which have been employing young girls during the sum? mer vacation. In anticipation of this ??hortage a special appeal is being sent out by the Queens County branch of the I'nited States Employment Bureau, in hong Island <"ity, for girls and wom ! r. to do this work. Following the impending scarcity ! caused by the opening of school, will ?corne the cribis soon to be precipitatod by the drawing of men for the next : draft. _-? Delafield Estate $674,671.77 Maturin L. Delafield, of 82 East Sev? enty-ninth Street, who died on Novem? ber 5. 1917, left a net estate of $674, P7I.77, according to a report of the Transfer Tax Appraiser, which was tiled yesterday in the Bronx Surrogates' < ourt. His jewelry is appraised at $64. Mrs. Mary Coleman Delafield, his widow and chief beneficiary, is to receive : $^58,636.38. Rector Proud of Red Cross Tent in Trinity Yard Dr. Willium T. Manning, rector of Trinity, made an addres? yesterday ut the opening of a Red Cross war work I tent in Trinity Churchyard. Work in ? the tent will bo carried on by United State| FxprenH Building Auxiliary 36. "I am glad and proud," ?aid Dr. Mtin j nirig, "to have thin tent under the Red ; Trox? flag rai?ed in the shadow of ' Trinity Church. It in moat fitting that : it should b? placed on this hintonc ! ?.pot clone by the graves of Alexander Hamilton, Captain Jame? Lawrence. Robert Fulton and other great Amer? ican?. We know how the?? men would have ?i?-i. fhc issues of this war and ' we thank God that our country to-day J la meeting tho i?aue ?a they would j hav?.w Women Needed in Large Numbers to Save Farm Crops Return of Teachers to City Brings Situation to Acute Point Volunteers Wanted Applicants Must Pass Physical Test Before Being Placed at Work , Another call for women to go on the | farms of New York State this week 1 was made yesterday, this time by the Industrial Commission of the New York State Department of La^or. The call reads: "The farm situation is acute and un? less the women of leisure enlist at once and go out to help harvest the crops much of the farm work already done will have been in vain. "There is a real need to-day for sev? eral hundred women to go out on the farms this week, and the situation looms more serious as one contemplates the return to the city of hundreds of school teachers who have given their entire vacations to the production of the crops that now nee-1 harvesting. "The farmers prefer women between the ages of eighteen and thirty-live. The women f re well housed and fed and paid for their work. It is a real patriotic call for volunteers and we prefer women who are not employed in essential industries. Any normal woman can do this work. Before leav? ing the city each applicant undergoes a physical examination and is classed according to her general physical con? dition. We do not send out any one to work on a farm until we have the physician's approval." ALBANY, Aug. 16.?The problem of transporting farmerettes from their unit camps to farms where they are employed for day labor will be one of the chief questions that will be raised at the conference of the New York State Women's Land Army, to be held here August 20-21. The army has thirty-eight camps throughout the state, and houses about 1,000 girls, who are taking the places of that many "farm hands" now gone to war. The girls live in camps by squads under the care and supervision of a leader or matron, which necessi? tates travelling to and from work in automobiles. The increased cost of gasolene and reapers and the difficulty of geting trucks and cars have lately made the transportation problem more acute. Plays and Players "The Eyes of Youth" closes to-night at the Thirty-ninth Street Theatre. The play will reopen at the Shubert Riviera Theatre, at Ninety-seventh Street and Broadway, on Labor Day. The Hippodrome has broken sacred precedent and abolished the ancient and honorable post of "call boy." In bis stead they have established the call girl. The leading juvenile r?le in "Light nin'," Winchell Smith's new produc? tion, which opens at the Gaiety Tnea tre Monday night, August ?6, will be flayed by Ralph Morgan, who has for two seasons past played in "Turn to the Right." Eugene and Willie Howard, who are appearing in "The Passing Show of 191V will be seen at the free perform? ance given for soldiers and sailors at the Casino to-morrow afternoon. Julia Dean and Edwin Arden will soon be seen together in a new photo? play, "Ruling Passions," by Abraham S. Schomor, author of "To-day" and "The Yellow Passport." Lieut. Nicol Weds Miss Ames, Y. M. C. A. Worker in France SUMMIT, N. J., Aug. 16.?Word has ?been received in Summit of the mar ; liage in France of Miss Amelia C. ?Ames, daughter of the late Mr. and | Mrs. Oakes Ames, of Milton, Mass., to ? Lieutenant Carlisle Forrest Nicol, son ! of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Nicol, of ? Summit. Mr. Nicol was a student at Stevens ?Institute and in 1914 went overseas as jan ambulance driver, later entering the | aviation service. The bride is engaged i in Y. M. C. A, war work. Lieut. H. C. Pynchon Takes Miss Hyde as Bride To-day Miss Mary Hyde, daughter of Mrs. ? Seymour Hyde, of 375 Park Avenue, i will be married to Lieutenant Harold 1 Cooper Pynchon, U. S. A.? this after? noon in Christ Church, Greenwich, Conn. The ceremony will be followed by a reception at the country home of \ Mrs. Hyde in Greenwich. Miss Ger : trude. Flesh will be the maid of honor, ! and the bridesmaids will ke Miss Beat? rice Pynchon, Miss Mary K. Lincoln, 1 Miss Hester Hyde and Miss Elizabeth ; Hyde. Charles Pynchon will serve as his I brother's best man. i Miss McAlpin Weds To-day The marriage of Miss Flora B. Mc ? Alpin, daughter of Mr. and. Mrs. George , L. McAlpin, to Lieutenant Charles Pierce 1 Barton, jr., takes place to-day at the home of her parents, Dune Alpin, East Hampton, Long Island. The ceremony will be performed at noon and will be followed by a breakfast for relatives and intimate friends. -?? Miss Anne Thompson Married : To Lieutenant Thomas Kemp I Mis3 Anne Thompson, daughter of ; Mrs. Charles Thompson, of Whitestone, ! L. L, and Lieutenant Thomas Thatcher i Kemp, son of Mr. and Mrs. William j Kemp, of Washington, were married j yesterday afternoon in Grace Protest i ant Episcopal Church, Whitestone, , by the Rev. Charles A. Brown, rector ? of All Saints' Church, Bayside. Miss Martha Thompson was brides ! maid. Lieutenant William McMullen, ! of Whitestone, was best man. -#_ ? Robert Taber, Actor, Weds j Irene Hayes, of "Follies" j Miss Irene Hayes, of 215 West Ninety-first Street, a member of the "Follies," was married yesterday to Robert Taber. of the Lamb's Club, by City Clerk Skuliy. The bride was given awuy by Patrick Kyne, who later gave them a wedding dinner at Mur? ray's. Mr. Taber. an actor, has just re? turned from France, entertaining the soldiers. He and his bride will start soon for Frunce to continu? war work. Stage Stars Obtain I $5,000 for Navy Fund I Raymond Hitchcock and Others Appear at Meadow Club in Southampton SOUTHAMPTON, N. Y., Aug. 16.?A dozen prominent actors and actresses appeared at the Meadow Club to-night in an entertainment given under the auspices of the Women's Naval Ser? vice for the benefit of the naval air station and reserve base at Montauk Receipts amounted to nearly $5,000. Thomas Wise acted as master of ceremonies. Among those participating in the programme were Mme. Blanche Dumeld, of the Metropolitan Opera; John Drew. Miss Louise Drew, Rex Mc Dougall, Louise Dresser, Tom Dobson, Raymond Hitchcock, Christie McDonald Laurette Taylor, Edith Taliaferro, Ed? ward Mordaunt and Agnes Patterson. The entertainment was provided by ?the Stage Women's War Relief. Mrs. | Josephus Daniels is honorary president i of the Woman's Naval Service, Mrs. George Dewey the national president, , and Mrs. Adolph Ladenbury chairman of the Long Island Division. -? Food Administration To Save Perishable? Measures to prevent delays in the delivery of perishable fruits and vege i tables as well as fre,?h poultry and | eggs when shipped to dealers will be ; taken up at once by the United States i food administration at Washington, ! following a meeting of the New York ? State food commission, held here yes? terday. Members of the commission ! reported that there was serious wast? i in all perishable articles now being i shipped throughout the state, owing to \ congestion at shipping terminals. James B. Stafford, Erie County Food Administrator, was most emphatic in ! urging that immediate action be taken in the matter of delivery delays. He told the commission the loss in Erie County alone was unusually great. The commission a'so discussed the matter of prohibiting manufacturers from placing misleading brands upon patented foodstuffs. One result of ? their deliberations will be the formu? lating of a rule requiring manufactur ; ers to state the ingredients in all con j centrated cattle foods offered for sale in the state. -??'????-? $7,000,000 Pledged In W. S. S. Campaign The National Council of Travelling Salesmen, which plans to sell $25,000, 000 worth of war savings stamps ?iur I ing the week beginning next Thursday, ! organized the Limit Club yesterday, to | which it will elect all who pledge themselves to buy stamps to the limit allowed by law?$1,000 for the in j dividual. "There are at present only a few more than 4,000 people in New York City who have even pledged themselves I to purchase the limit of war savings stamps which one person is allowed to hold by law," said Charles F. Hall, chairman of the committee. "There should be 40,000 at the very least, and our first efforts will be directed tow j ard increasing the membership of the 1 War Savings Limit Investment Society. ; as the Limit Club is officially known." William (hilds, jr., chairman of the I restaurant committee, reported that his ; trade would subscribe $2,000,000, and a similar amount was pledged by Charles Haring, Manhattan chairman of the Moving Picture Committee. The Shoe Manufacturers' Association of Brooklyn, representing only a small proportion of the shoe trade in the city, underwrote $22,500 worth of stamps at a meeting held on Wednes? day night. Total reports to date show nearly $7,000,000 of the $25,000,000 minimum already subscribed. Teacher Critic of Trenton Principal Not Dropped TRENTON. N. J., Aug. 16.?J. Milnor Dorey, English instructor in the high school here, who was accused of carica? turing William A. Wetzel, the prin? cipal, as a "German-American school? master" in a pamphlet which Mr. Dorey ; wrote for the Vigilantes, was found guilty of insubordination last night by the School Eioard, which decided, how I ever, not to suspend him. Accusations of pro-Germanism made ? against Mr. Wetzel by Mayor Donnelly : will come before the board at another session. Prison Association Willed $5,000 by Mrs. Emerson The will of Mrs. Sarah Hopper Emer ! son, who was president of the Women's Prison Association, was filed yester? day in the Surrogate's Court. Mrs. Emerson bequeathed $5,000 to the Women's Prison Association, $250 to the New York Diet Kitchen Associa? tion and $100 each to the American Social Hygiene Association and the Martha Schofield School for Colored Children. Mrs. Emerson established an annuity of $500 for Sarah W. Adams, "an old friend," distributing the rest of her estate among relatives. Clothiers Elect Officers Officers were elected at yesterday's session of the National Association of Retail Clothiers in convention here. They are William A. Bodenhausen, St. Louis, president; Fred Levy, Louisville, Ky., first vice-president; Andreas Burk hardt, Cincinnati, Ohio, second vice president; A. Frankel, Des Moines, la., Treasurer; Charles E. Wry, also of Des Moines, secretary. New Haven Changes Schedule The Washington and Bar Harbor ex? press of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad will make ?'s iast trip north to-day and its last trip sou'h Tuesday. Beginning Monday trie N?w York-Bar Harbor express will leave the Grand Central Terminal at 7:30 p. m. instead of 7 p. m. Changes in the schedule affecting Pittsneid, New Haven, Canaan and other towns also will take effect on the New Haven on i Monday. Religious Services Held at Grave of Quentin Roosevelt PARIS, Aug. 16.- Religious services beside the grave of Lieutenant Quentin Roosevelt, near the spot where he fell to his death in an air combat last month, wsK held to-day by Bishop Brent, of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and the Rev. t'hurles S. Mac farland, of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America. The service took place after a visit. to the American front at Fismes. PARIS, Aug. 16. ? Major Theodore I Roosevelt, jr., was cordially received by I Premier Clemenceau to-day. Major Roosevelt's wounds are still unhealed I and ho is using crutches._ German Head of Paper Firm Gets 7 Months for Perjury Admitting that he had perjured him? self in making a citizenship claim through which he hoped to be enabled to import German-made photographic and carbon papers into this country, Ferdinand Schurmann, president of the Felix Schoeller Paper Company, was sentenced to seven months in the Essex County, N. J., jail and fined $1,000 yesterday, when his case carao up be? fore Judge Julius M. Mayer in the United State? Court here. Lewis to Open His Campaign in Sixth District Wednesday Will Make First Speech at Federal Republican Club in Avenue C Rakes Governor Again Attorney General Issues State? ment Explaining Why He Is a Candidate Attorney General Merton E. Lewis will make the maiden speech of his campaign Wednesday night at the Fed? eral Republican Club, 44 Avenue C. This is the headquarters of the reg? ular organization of the 6th Assembly District, of which Samuel S. Koenig, the Republican county chairman, and one of Governor Whitman's backers, is executive member. The scheduled appearance of the At? torney General at the Federal club does not mean there has been any change of sentiment on Chairman Koenig's part. It is the result of a letter written by Mr. Lewis calling attention to the fc-.ct that he is an enrolled Republican and a candidate for the nomination for Governor in the Republican primaries, lind saying that he would like to have an opportunity to address the voters of the 6th Assembly District. Last night the Attorney General sent out letters to other Republican leaders in Manhattan, who are almost solidly for Governor Whitman, making similar requests. Statement Issued Mr. Lewis said he had been asked frequently to set forth his reasons for opposing Governor Whitman. This he has done in a statement which reads in part: "As a result of my experience of more than three years in the office of the Attorney General, where I had ex? cellent opportunities of observing the operations of the executive chamber of the state, I reached the conclusion that Governor Whitman was more in? terested in promoting his own political ambitions than in caring for the inter? ests of the state and the welfare of the people of the state. I saw from the start a tendency on the part of Governor Whitman to build up a per? sonal organization, devoted to him and to his political success rather than to the welfare of the party itself. As a result of my observations I charge: "That the Governor made appoint? ments to important public positions of men conspicuously unfitted, but who by reason of their political affiliations and experience could help him in get? ting a renomination and reelection." -? Humphrey Withdraws From Primary Race County Judge Bert J. Humphrey, whose petitions had been signed and who had been selected as a candidate in the primaries to oppose Borough President Connolly of Queens for the Supreme Court, withdrew from the race yesterday, to the discomfiture of more than one hundred lawyers who were managing the primary fight. Judge Humphrey issued a statement in which he said that the bad feeling that would be engendered by his candidacy might impair tho chances of the Democratic candidate on the state ticket, and in the interests of a united party he thought it better to withdraw. Judge Humphrey stated that he with-' drew from the fight at the urgent so? licitation of Alfred E. Smith, the Democratic candidate for Governor. The withdrawal of Judge Humphrey leaves only one independent candidate in the field. George J. S. Dowling, a lawyer, of Brooklyn. County Judge Robert Roy, of Kings, is the other "regular" Democratic candidate, having been indorsed by the county organixa tion. 11 ?? ' Automobiling By C. E. T. Scharps Motorists light lamps to-day, 8:26 p.m. After the war a number of plants in this country now engaged in the manufacture of chemicals will apply their space to making stuff to mix with gasolene with an idea of produc? ing a lower priced and at the same time more efficient fuel. These ele? ments, such as benzol, alcoh?late and the like, will be manufactured in quantity. Chemists have been working right along to produce not substitutes for gasolene but substances that will tend to stretch the supply of that fuel. Several combinations already have appeared on the market, but the public, as long as the supply of straight gasolene appears adequate, is not keenly interested. If the new combinations are ef? fective in keeping down carbon and making the engine run better than the very low grade fuel now avail? able there should be a great demand for them. We will hardly get back to the good grade of gasolene that used to be common five or six years ago. There is, therefore, all the larger field for good combinations that cost less and are more efficient than the fuel now being sold. The War Industries Board is pre? paring a circular to define what are essential and what are non-essential uses of motor trucks. On this basis will be determined priority ratings for commercial vehicle manufactur? ers, so far as steel and coal and ma? terials are concerned. The maker who produces trucks for essential uses will rate higher than the man who does not. Of course motor trucks directly or indirectly for war uses will go in Class B-4, which in? sures priority. Curtailment so far as possible will be avoided in the case of manufacturers whose trucks go to essential uses in civilian industry. Warnings are out about a man who advertises in various towns that he will buy cars on the part payment plan for any one. without publicity being given to the transaction. His scheme is to get the "down payment" in his hands and then to plead slow delivery of the car on account of freight conditions. After getting enough money and about the time the buyers become most pressing he leaves town. His scheme includes non-payment of office rent and other expenses, as well as departing with the cash of the intending motorists. Which again points the way to be sure of the man you are dealing with and of his financial responsibility every time. This department will be discon? tinued until September 2, as the editor thereof leaves to-day on his vacation. Old Parties Combine in 2 Long Island Districts ! Congressman Frederick C. Hicks, Be- i publican, and Congressman Charles Pope Caldweil, Democrat, are likely to be returned to Congress from Long Island next year without much effort by themselves, on account of an agree? ment by the main party leaders. The two Congressmen represent the 1st and 2d districts, respectively. Mr. Hicks's district takes in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk, which he has represented for the last four years. He lives in Port Washington. Mr. Caldweil, who lives in Forest Hills, has represented the 2d District for four years. The Democrats and ] Republicans had named candidates to ? oppose both Hicks and Caldweil. In : tho 1st District the Democrats had designated Donald McKellar, of Nassau,; while the Republicans had selected i Charles Hantusch, of Ridgewood, as Mr. Caldwell's opponent. \ The party leaders have decided, in j view of the good records of the two meflf; to swap indorsements. Mr. Hicks is. at present in Europe with other Con? gressmen on war work. -? Congress Fight in 21st Offers Puzzle Tho Renublican district leaders of the assembly districts comprising the Twenty-first Congress district were in session at a late hour last night try? ing to retire *ve of the six candidates for the Republican nomination. The leaders were Valentine J. Hahn, of the Thirteenth; John J. Lyons, of the Nineteenth: Moses H. McKee, of the Twentv-first; John A. Bolles, of the Twenty-second, and Collin H. Wood? ward, of the Twenty-third. The candidates in the race until last night were Max S. Grifenhagen, An? drew B. Humphreys, a prominent mem? ber of the Republican Club; Martin C. Ansorge, lawyer, who was a prominent candidate for the nomination at the special election last spring; Reverdy C. Ransome, Melville A. Hays and John A. Bolles, who was defeated for Congress in the special election last spring. The near-agreement worked out yes? terday, with the aid of County Chair? man Koenig, was for all aspirants, with the exception of ex-Alderman Bolles, to retire. Another feature of the near-agreement was for Ward V. Tolbert, backed by two Assembly dis? tricts, to retire from the race ?or State Senator in the 20th district, leaving the field open for Harold C. Mitchell, of the 21st district. At a late hour neither Mr. Humphreys nor Mr. Ran? some had assented to the plan to re? tire from the contest. In his note to Chairman Koenig Mr. Ansorge said: "In the interest of party harmony I beg to decline the designation as Re? publican candidate for Representative in Congress in the Twenty-first dis? trict. These are war times, and not times for party controversies or the realization of personal ambitions " President Plays Golf In Bay State Resort MANCHESTER, Mass., Aug. 16.? President and Mrs. Wilson had another delightful day for their brief outing on the North Shore. Affairs of state, ex? cept for a few conferences with Colonel E. M. House, who has a. summer home roar by, apparently were dropped. The President remained out until n late hour this evening. Before break? fast he strolled with Mrs. Wilson under the pines. Later he had a round of golf with Dr. Cary T. Grayson, his physi? cian, and lunched with Colonel and Mrs. House. During the day Governor McCall dropped in for a few moments. Word that the President was here drew hundreds of automobile parties to this resort, but the marine guard extended their picket lines and all ma? chines were barred from the road lend? ing to tho estate. This evening the President and Mrs. Wilson went on a: long motor ride with Colonel and Mrs. House Mrs. Colt Sues Husband Mrs. Elizabeth Bowne Colt, grand? daughter of the late Walter Bowne, former Mayor of New York, filed a suit for separation yesterday in the Su? preme Court against Harris D. Colt, New York lawyer. Mrs. Colt alleges that she and her husband have lived apart since 1911, "without her consent," and that Mr. Colt has failed properly to support her or provide her with a home. She says that on July 17 she offered to re? turn to Mr. Colt and demanded that he support her. Mrs. Colt placed her hus? band's income from his profession at from $40,000 to $50.000 a year, adding that he has real estate valued at $150, 000. She asks for $200 a week ali? mony, $5,000 for counsel fees, and the custody of her seventeen-year-old son, Harris D. Colt, jr. Domestic Clash Settled by Court on Patriotic Basis The domestic differences of Igidio and Irena Delari, 570 Hamilton Street, Long Island City, were compromised in Magistrate Kochendorfer's court yesterday when they agreed to invest their savings in Liberty Bonds instead of clothing. Both Delari and his wife arv*. em? ployed in a cigar factory. According to Mrs. Delari, her husband bought bonds with their mutual earnings and refused to make her a dres? allowance. In the future ;. Delari's bonds will be taken in her own name, and she agreed to get along with such clothing as she already owns. Palmer Puzzled by Ashes Of Dead Willed to Alien A. Mitchell Palmer, Custodian of Alien Enemy Property, has a problem on his hands. One of his duties is to take charge of all legacies to persons living in Germany. The will of Richard Muel? ler, filed yesterday, directed that his body be cremated and the ashes sent to his brother, George Mueller, in Leip? zig, Germany. The direction of the testator were carried out so far as the cremation was concerned. Whether the ashes may be sent to Germany or shall be impounded by the Alien Enemy Custodian for the period of the war must be decided by Mr. Palmer, who will say whether the trans? fer of the ashes would come under the trading with the enemy act. _-?? Knitting Machine, Loaned by Mrs. Morgan, Breaks Record HIGHLAND FALLS, Aug. 16.?A knit? ting machine loaned by Mrs. J. Pierpont Morgan sr., whose summer place is at Fort Montgomery, has enabled the Highland Falls Red Cross organization to break all records for making wearing apparel the past month. Miss Myra Mandigo, one of the women who used Mrs. Morgan's ma? chine, knitted thirty pairs of socks, an average of one pair a day. Mrs. Mor? gan gave nine pairs of socks. The members of the organization also knitted many other articles, including eighteen rweaters, which will be worn by draftee from Highland Fells. ! Chemists to Give Ambulance The chemical trade if raising $2,500 to buy nn ambulance for the National League for Women's Service, which has been notified to make ready for the transportation of increasing numbers of wounded soldiers after the middle of August. Checks may be sent to Mur phv & Brewster, 40 Cedar Street, or to "the Rector Chemical Company, 2 Rector Street. Schoeneck Sees Roosevelt About Case of Tolishus Lieutenant Governor First Pays Visit to Whitman Headquarters Sentiment Up State Jefferson Cpunty Farmers Are Said To Be Solid in Sup? port of Governor Lieutenant Governor Edward Schoe? neck, of Syracuse, yesterday dropped into Whitman headquarters, in the Manhattan Hotel, and then, with Chairman Cocks of the Whitman cam? paign committee, went to the Langdon Hotel to call on Colonel Roosevelt. It was learned afterward that the Lieutenant Governor desired to say to Colonel Roosevelt that if there was anything he wanted to know about his connection with the case of Tolishus, the law clerk in the office of Mr. Schoeneck, in Syracuse, indicted for seditious utterances, he would be glad to enlighten him. The Lieutenant Gov? ernor talked the matter over with the Colonel for fifteen or twenty minutes. He said last night at the Republican Club that his call was largely social and that the Colonel seemed glad to see him. Reports All for Whitman Edward N. Smith, proprietor of "The Watertown Daily Standard," who called at the Whitman headquarters yester? day, reported that the sentiment in Jef? ferson County was all for Whitman. Mr. Smith said: "Governor Whitman will have an al? most solid vote in the primaries in my county. Ho has the support of all the newspapers, and although we have a contest over the nomination for State Senator, the friends of both candidates are for the Governor. We who are in touch with the situation in the north? ern part of the state expect to see a very large primary vote this year, with Whitman the leader by a big margin." Mr Smith said ex-Assemblyman Augsbury, of Watertown. in order to test the drift of sentiment among the farmers of Jefferson County, decided to ask the first fifty farmers he met how they were going to vote in the primary and later at the general elec? tion. Mr. Augsbury reported that the entire fifty declared for Whitman. Democrat Out of Race Kings Parties May Combine to Defeat Socialist for Congress Representative Reuben W. Haskell, of the 10th District of Kings, probably will succeed himself as a result of the withdrawal yesterday of George W. Martin, designated by the Democrats as a candidate for Congress against Haskell. It is understood that the Democrats will indorse the latter. ? This action is due to the fact that if both Haskell and Martin ran for Con? gress the Socialists would have stood a good chance to elect Assemblyman Shinlacoff. Two of the three Assembly districts comprising the Congressional district are now represented by Social? ist Assemblymen. The district is largely in the Brownsville and upper Bushwick sections of Brooklyn, where the Social'st vote predominates. Obituary ALBERT METIN SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16. Albert Metin. head of the French economic mission now in the United States, former Minister of Labor in France and Minister of Blockade, died here at mid? night last night from a stroke of apo plexy. -M. Metin was stricken early in the evening, shortly after his arrive! here with the mission, oi which General ! Paul Gerald Pau, noted r rench mili? tary leader, was joint head. Physicians who attended M. Metin asee t ed the stroke to exhaustion brought on by his journey to this city. He was found lying uncon? scious on the fioor of his apartment. | He died without regaining conscious? ness. M. Metin, who was forty-nine year? old, leaves a widow and two small chil ? dren in Franc?. FRANK W. SPENCER Frank W. Spencer, filing editor of The Associated Press, died suddenly Thursday night at his summer home at New Dorp, Staten Island. He was forty years old and lived at 816 Eighth Ave nue, Brooklyn. He had been employed by "The Indianapolis Sentinel," "In dianapoiis News." "St, Louis Star" and "Newark Star." For eight years he had been with The Associated Press and at i one time was night desk manager. U.S. Jury Convicts Woman Isabella Feder Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Defraud Isabella Feder, vice-president and manager of the Acme Equipment Com j pany, and Michael Polsky, a manu facturer, were found guilty yesterday 1 in the United States District Court in j Brooklyn of conspiracy to defraud the ! government. They were charged with : attempting to bribe government in i spectors to pass defective barrack bags. Miss Feder had contracts to supply barrack bags at '.) cents each and sublet ? them to manufacturers at a price of 8 ( cents a bag. The jury was out an hour. : The defendants will be sentenced to : day. j Thomas J. Cuff, the Assistant United I States Attorney who prosecuted the case, was informed of the verdict by wire. When the jury came in he was on his way to Camp Lee, Va., to join his regiment, having started imme i diately after the summing up on ; Thursday. Talk Sends Waiter to Cell Adolph Liesering, a waiter, born in this country, was sent to the work ? house for six months yesterday by ? Magistrate Koenig. in the Domestic ; Relations Court, for saying "Germany is as good as the United States." "We j have enough trouble with alien en ? emies," said Magistrate Koenig, "with ? out being bothered by native-born dis ? turbers." Gardiner Climbs for K. of C. Harry Gardiner, "the human fly," climbed the front of a ten-story office building, at 32 Union Square, yester? day, wearing a white uniform with th? inscription "K. of C." across his shoulders. While he climbed and a crowd of thousands gaped and shud? dered, young women made collections fer the Knights of Columbus War Fund, and the band of the land bat? tleship Recnnt played patriotic airs. NEW ?OKK's LEADING TIIEATKEal iut^y AMSTEf?DAM THEATRE ?j I l'or. MAT. TO-DAY, 50c. <?> 58711 MH^'IFITfTg ~?TALL SEATS AT BOX OFFICE [ROOF ?-? ?vEUlW Matfl To-day & Thurs.. 2 HO. DAVID BELASCO P T?6EHK0SE L COHAN & HARRIS J?w VI M FIKST MAT. TO-DAY, 2 20. TO-NIGHT b ?O -r-?-.?-., The ?Host Fascinating; Mystery Play Ever Written. EEOJZHgmi Seat? Selling 8 Week? ilmul. MATINEE TO PAY". 2 1 Kluw & ErlangerS Musical Comedy Hit fHE HAlMbOW GIRL HTinQnAI W.-jt 44th St. Ex-t? ?30 II U L'Ol/lV Mais. Todaj A V\X1 . 2.30. _ A H. WOODS Presenta BERNARD g MANN ln FRIENDLY ENEMIF.S LIBERTY SU2 8* TO-I'AY A WkI Die Aviation Mu<i( ni Comedy Sensation The Cinema sensation of the : our The mightiest and m si amazing spectacle e\-r shown in th<- history o? ?i.ms. The entire war ln one colossal review. A spectacle every man w man and child of America's hundred millions should se? BROADWAY HP??*. CONTINUOUS 12 NOON TO 11 P. M. CENTURY Theatre. 61M St. n'l B'waj. Plior.t U $800. NEXT MON, AUG. 19 I ^at^Ies YIP, YIP, YAPHANK THE BOYS OF CAMP I I'TON. ffffi??* SERGT. IRVING BERLIN SEATS NOW (>V BALE? 76c. TO $2 ITof liajaah. .Mat. Wed.. Atl?. 21- Beat ScaU $1. <$?? ' C OHAN?f?v?^~ Twice Dally (tact, Bun.), 2:30 & 8:50. Mai?. 25c & HOc. Night? 25c to 51.00. 2ND U S. OFFICIAL WAR PICTURES PRESENTED by the DTVlSION OF Fir Ms HlMMintK ON 11 BI.IC INEOHM \TI()V CaEORGp CREEL, Chairman. I V O L I KM- *? HAUT* m I w w j_ I ?Riddle <jawi>*": w\n B*?. ?im St Review Soloist?? ..j .,0 SO U.U. KUiilI |?H( IIE.VTKA ? ALTO DOROTHY DAETON ! M l_ I \J ,? -(,recn Kit-?." T?nica S<ju?r?. 1 Comedy, SoTofila. 20. 30. ?0. KIAl.TO (liidlKifKl pOLUMBIAliin^^^^Si" DAVE MARION ^S&w R ^ iu [WINTER GARDEN *%?\>li *??? I AUX DAI.K, AMERICAN- ? have PASSING ^HOW 0FWS18 PLAYHOUSE Vft*??Tl ?US "Appettlingly funny."?\ 1 ?-'uu She Walked In Her Sleep "That rarest uf (hingt in farre. a new Idea."?N. Y Times "Honest IhiikIim kept sounding like a nest ?f machine guns."?v V Herald LONGACRE ?*??? ;." ??l ?? ? THE LUSTROUS HIT OF BROADWAY THEBLUEPEARL N ASH. LYRIC ! HaUoaea T, da '?? Inesday M EYES OF YOUTH With JOHN CHARLES TIKIM \i John T. Murray?Laura Arnold LAST MAI th AIMA FEIX. Mslliiec? To-dsy ai.d Wot . 2 Blauehe BATES Holbrook lilINN * GETTING TOGETHER ASTOR The" ? 4r,;-- '?'. '?.l/?.'?".'? K?ifv |:M MR. & MRS. ' SIDNEY DREW ?? "KEEP HER SMILING" Maxine Elliott's BiT.'rfe.?A'vf?? ^ Wm. Faversham ai?-I Mail:.a Elliott Prese t ALLEGIANCE ?A Stirring Patriotic Play."?Herald. (ROflTN T!") Stuart Walker Co. la i P. ,. B'Xith Tarklnftori's Comedy % S ;r seventeen! tad Wed . 2 30 EIGHTH MONTH. W BROADHURST 59S^M8ftKnm He Didn't Want to Do It BOX OFFICE NOW OFEN. BEG. MON. NIGHT?SEATS NOW AKTHTB HOPKINS will presset A Very Good Young Man ?-i-h Wallace Eddlnger and t'r.usual Cast. THK A . 4 S Bt. West A l?p.ii> Tel. Bryan! 40. cal Play I'.OOF CENTER"? THEATRE AT 11 ??. 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