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grown Exp?alos
[low City's Dchl
Threatens Ruin
rjte? Fi-gu?^s to Show Thai
Hylan Administration f?a*
pfeseed ?.rsn? Bounds i<!
Piling Up Obligation
20 Million Over Tax Limi!
Sav* 131 i T. C. of Assessed
Realty Is Owing Instead
0f I? P. C. Law \1?om>
?ranter? extra-ragance. mismanage'
sent and <'???' ' are
ffarfa? against thi --?
l?ffi?nistratior by Att -:?..--. Elon ?..
Pro?*'*- of**9unsel for 1 " ? r join!
*???-islst;?-"r cothm ttee Mr. B - ?? yes
tsrday again ' "?'"' ' fact t
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aittec will bi * urn i
Mr. Brown - ?.
stated m fir. to the
let, mtitled "( Limita
v..-* ?s to.I Debt In
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?liag irr J- $20
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? 12% per c
(t?os of its re? ?? ? s
5 ;?, per cent thai
iatwa allows
gut $120,00? "
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idopted
and ? -.. - 10
? Art cle 8
Th? nstit ? ? ? . "
ti? eic!crror of $li " ?
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purposes a--: appears . ? -
boner's debt limit stal
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' to be collected, nor to prevent
naneo of bonds to be redeemed
the tax levy for the year suc?
ceeding the year of their iaaue.
' i speciflcally provided, however.
i ' "the amount of such bonds which
n?a5 be issued in any one year in ox
? "' -;': itations herein contained
shall not exceed one-tenth of 1 per
of the assessed valuation o?
t?te of said city subject to
; \a; ion."
Water Supply Rond
o provides (hat the
I to provide for the
of water, "in excess of the lim
ti of indebtedness fixed heroin, !
tot exceed twenty years, and a
fund shall b? created on the
i - of said bonds for their redemp- j
raising annually a sum which. '
will amount equal to the I
the principal and interest oi* j
nds at. their maturity."
The amended portions of this section ?
. aiso. that any debts incurred ',
bj the city for public improvements j
or to bo owned by the munici
palitj and from which revenue is do-i
may be excluded in figuring the
in i of liebt, provided a sink- i
for the amortization of these
debts has been established ;
? tained.
- stipulated that any indebted
curred before November 2, 1909,
f the amendments, for any '
ransil or dock investment may!
' ! only in so far as the reve
ets interest and amortization!
It is provided that the Leg
Legislature only, shall
may be excluded,
?i?field Lauds Mayor.
Attacks "the Interests''
" tatement David Hirshfield, !
in? - of Accounts, yesterday ;
I the Mayor and decried the ef
Mej - committee investi- ?
? affairs. The state
, in part :
very day Mayor Hylan was !
S vember, 1917, the trac-!
nd ol r public utility interests
- ms to get him out of ,
B 11. However, all their!
, i tl ai end miscarried, and ?
it began to look as
..;. r Hylan would be renomi- |
same -.vroneybund crowd be
once to lay pians to prevent the I
re-el? c. ion.
- years ago the same money-J
wd raised a ?lush fund of over !
"... to further the election of
Mayor Mitchel, and as a result
persons went to jail, al
-'?aders under indict
. is disgraceful episode are
. r ig with all their might and
p from going to trial."
< barges that "the same
.- hit upon the Moyer
tigation as a plan to
campaign in behalf of its !
?
issachusetts to Elect
Congressman To-morrow
ted To Be Test of Voters'
?attitude Toward Harding
Administration
.>N, S? pt. 25.?A special election
the Sisth Congressional
normaily P.epublican. will
c ose a political campaign
has been one of
the most active the district has known
expei ted to be a test of :
? hide toward the Harding j
P att Andrew, of Glouces- \
vi rti ry two weeks ago in ;
? r. ' --1 for the Repub- ;
tn lation, has had the support1
of ;?itor Lodge and members of his!
?President Cooiidge came ?
" ?n Washington to speak in his be
? David I. Walsh and other
leaders have been active in
gn ol Judge Charles I. Pet- ;
- ? ? ?" nesbury, the nominee of ,
? part;
trict includes five cities and
? .v s on the North Shore.
? was made necessary by the
f '" ongressman Willfred:
in, Republican, to accept ap
as Collector of the Port of
ton. i
Boj Hit by Stray Bullet
..> Believ-ed to Have Been
: .red at Patrolman
.- Brace o, fourteen years old,
? " . Brooklvn, was
a the right arm last night by
ine who is believed to have been
orris, of th?
ce tation. Ta**
y wa n a i ? ich was watching
lead a prisone: through
? .--. .-..r Taaffe Place.
? :- wa Frank Marino, of
a-, -,u-. who had become en
. , a fight with a man passing his
? the excitement of the shooi
- ? man who made the complaint
ilarii -, disappeared. Marine
|o . ip however, charged with
. c duct. The Brac-cio boy
f to go home after his wound
;ed.
! Will Life Be as Good to You ?
Ihe man who has touched with her magic
wand shrewdly fortifies his fortunes with good health.
Wise business-men know the car-!i value of a healthy
mcuth; they take good care of their teeth.
Pyorrhoa strikes four out of five past the age of forty
and thousands younger.
If you would pa ?' th : : oon of life and go down the
sunset trail vigorous and s?trc ng, watch your gums!
At the first sign of tendera :ss or bleeding, take heed.
That is Pyorrheas warning
If this disease getj beyond control your teeth are
doomed.
As Pyorrhca gams headway the teeth loosen at the
roots, drop out or must be nulled; pus pockets form;
deadly germs seep, seep,seep throughout the system.
If you would prevent Pyorrhea, consult your dentist
regularly and brush your teeth with Forhan's For the
Gums.
Forhans wtll prevent* Pyorrhea, or check it in its
course, if used consistently arad used in time.
But don't wait! Start using Forhan's now.
Forhan's For the Gums is the scientific formula of
R. J. Forhan, D. D. S. it is an eaxcellent dentifrice,
keeping the teeth white and clean and the gums
firm and healthy. 35c and 60c- Ail druggists.
Forhan Co., New York Forhan's, Ltd., Montreal
Clarke Begs
Klan Drop Him
And Mrs. Tyler
Imperial Kleaptfe Denounces
Charges as False, but
Asks That Head of Or?
der Accept Resignations
Says He'll Make Foes Pay
To Rest and Start Damage
Suits, He Asserts; Woman
Denies She Will Quit
Special Dispatch to The Tribune
ATLANTA, Ga? Sept. 25.?Bitterly
denying the truth of attacks upon the
character of both Mr?. Elizabeth Tyler,
head of the women's department of the
Ku-Klu.v Klan, and himself, Edward
Young? Clarke, Imperial Kleagle of the
Knijrhts of the Ku-Klux Klan, has ad?
dressed a communication to Colonel
William J. Simmons, Imperial Wizard
of the order, urging that the resigna-,
tions of Mrs. Tyler and himself, now
in the hands of Colonel Simmons, be
accepted at the earliest moment possi?
ble.
Mr. Clarke declares that this action
is not the result of a desire to for
sake his post in the klaa, but is due
to his consideration of Mrs. Tyler's
feelings in connection with recent at?
tacks upon her character.
"If I stay in the work and keep Mrs.
Tyler on the firing line," the com?
munication stated, "there is no depth
to -which trie enemy will not stoop to
accomplish their despicable purpose.^."
Pleads E'rhanstion
Mr. Clarke adds that his condition of
physical exhaustion also makes it im?
perative that he turn his post over
?to others, and he declares it is hi3 be?
lief that the klan will triumph in the
present controversy.
"Of course, it is unnecessary for me
to tell you that as soon as I get a brief
physical rest," he concluded, "I intend
to proceed to have those who have so
maliciously slandered me answer to the
fullest extent of the law, and I believe
I can better carry forward this fight
on the outside of the klan than in
same, or as a member of its official
force.
''I know, through inside information,"
Clarke's letter added, "that the per?
sonal character of practically every
leader of ''he work will be attacked,
bnt they can stand it and come through
at much less cost than if a woman is
forced to stand and face their vil?
lainous and lying attacks.
"As you know, I have been closely
a.ssociated in business with Mrs. Tyler
for several years, and have found her
to be honorable and dependable and a
woman of the very highest type in
even,? way, and the malicious charge:;
which have recently been made against
her in the public press are absolutely
false."
Simmons Believed in Capital
Members of the Ku-Klux Klan here
are awaitinrj with eagerness the return
of Imperial Wizard William J. Sim?
mons, who has been out of the city
since Friday and who is reported to
be in or on hi3 way to Washington.
While other members of the order
i either do not know or have reason to
be silent ns to his whereabouts, Im?
pf nui Chaplain Caleb A. Ridley stated
that he understood the Imperial Wizard
was in Washington, but did not know
whether in- was there as a result of
the Federal investigation or on some
i i : InesB of t he order.
Mr:*,, Tyler issued a statement to?
day in which she said that she thought
: Mr. Clarke had made a mistake in giv?
ing up his work to prevent further at
tacks upon herself; that she hoped and
: believed that Colonel Simmons would
'refuse to accept Clarke's resignation
i regardless of his insistency; and that
she had pledged ihe Klan that she
would continue tir* work as long ?<*.
Colonel Simmons wanted her to. even
| if she received no compensation for it.
New England Inquiry Ordered
Special Dispatch to The Tribune
BOSTON, Sept. 25. An investigation
into the activities of the Ku-Klux Klan
. in New England has been ordered by
officials of the Department of Justice,
?I was learned to-night. Telegraphic
il (tractions were received yesterday at
the Bureau of Investigation in this
city and the probe will I * farted at
once.
(internment agents have learned. It
ii understood, that a preliminary sur?
vey of the field here was r- e? "?'?? made
1 ; ' en? or more delegates of th? Klaa.
Turks Get ? Ked WarsKips
l Three Destroyer-, and Two >uh
marines Promised by Soviet
Special Cable ta The Tribune
ATHENS, Sept. 25.?A report frorr
; Constantinople say- that three Turki;;!
[ naval officers with 100 sailors, com
j manded by Ostan Hey, director of th?
Turkish naval school at inebols, on th<
; Black Sea, have gror.e to Odessa to tak
charge of two Russian submarines an?
three destroyers promised by the Eol
sheviki. The Eemalists also are re
: ported to have set mines adrift in tii
. Sea of Marmora, one of which recentl
sank an Italian steamship.
W. T. Jerome's
Wife Is Injured
In Auto Crash
iContlnn??) from onqn on?'
Island train to-day. Mrs. O'Connell,
with Morrell, f??n years old, and Ray
monii, eiglit, way on her way to meet
her husband. As the ear. which Mrs.
O'Connell, was driving, was cr< ' ng
the Keckland Avenue crade at South
I.ynbrook, the rear of the machine was
hit. Mrs. O'Connell and Morrell cs
c;.p'?(l with minor injuries, but Ray?
mond was taken to the R.ockville Sani?
tarium with a fractured skull.
Mrs. Mary Powers, forty-three years
old, of S North White Street, Poagh
keepsie, N. Y., suffered a fracture of
the righf leg and possible internal in?
juries, when she was struck by an au?
tomobile in front of 207 West Street
V' jterday. When the steering wheel
of the car, which was driven by Abra
ham Levine, of 101 East 101st Street,
broke, the machine dashed up on the
sidewalk, scattering pedestrians and
striking Mrs. Powers. The machine
was wrecked against a store front. Mrs.
Powers was taken to Volunteer Hos
I tal.
Five men, three of them city firemen
off duty, were injured last night when
i le taxicab Ln which they were riding
: added and collided with a streetcar
, .- ling .ri Lexington Avenue at Nine?
ty-ninth Street.
One of the firemen, Patrick Walton,
twenty-five years old, was thrown to
idewalk and suffered a fractured
skull. The other two firemen, Edward
Kennedy, twenty-nine, of 153 East
108th Street, and William Howe,
twenty-five, of 969 East 167th Street,
, were thrown to the floor of the taxicab.
Their injuries were slight.
The NEW MUN-CEY
Our tmrnatched Fall Brogue for dress
and regular wear. Mide in Scotch Grain
Leather. Styles, Lasts, and Patterns are
exclusively our own design and cannot
be purchased except in our own shops
and agencies. Both Shons
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BRO.*\DWAY -aiCT* STREET l-U *5?*ESTat2~ STTvEET
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NEW YORK
FIFTH AVENUE and 47th STREET
NEW YORK CITY
NOTE
THE SELLING PRICES OF OUR MERCHANDISE
HAVE BEEN REDUCED IN FULL PROPORTION
TO ALL LOWER REPLACEMENT COSTS
In accordance with our policy of keeping our merchan?
dise current, we have selected from our stock a number of
DISCONTINUED PATTERNS and coloring and marked
them at
PRICES WHICH WILL ASSURE THEIR
IMMEDIATE SALE
A few of the items are mentioned Wow :
PLAIN AXMINSTER FELLINGS OF HEAVY GRADE
Ih Natural Gray?French Gray?Bhie and Rose coloring
Formerly??4.25 per yard Now?$2J>0 per yard
PLAIN WILTON FILLINGS
In a variety of colorings
Formerly??13.75 per yard Now?$2.85 per yard
IMPORTED ENGLISH and SCOTCH AXMINSTER CARPETS
In Oriental and Chintz designs?many with borders
Formerly?$7.75 per yard Now?.$4.50 and $5,25 per yard
' FIGURED WOOL VELVET CARPETS
In a variety of small Oriental designs
Form?criy?$3-25 p?er yard Now-?#2.00 per yard
SEAMLESS SCOTCH ART FILLINGS IN WIDE WIDTHS
9 feet wide?$4.00 per lineal yard 12 feet wide?#5.75 per lineal yard
WOOL WILTON RUGS OF STANDARD WEAVES
Size??9.0 x 12.0 at $55.00 I Size?8.3 x 10.6 at ?$51.50
ALL WOOL IMPORTED SCOTCH ART RUGS
Sisse 9.0 x 12.0. ar $29-50 Size?7.6 x 9.0 at $19.50
Size?6.0 x 9.0 at $15.75
ROYAL WORSTED WILTON RUGS
A limited number?Design? Oriental in effect
Size?9.0 x 12.0 First Quality at $95.00
Size?9.0 x 12.0 Second Quality al 83.00
Size?9.0 x 10.6 Second Quality at 75.00
SEAMLESS CHENILLE AXMINSTER RUGS
Plain centers?with band borders
Size 8.3 x 10.6 Formerly??96.00 Now $67.50
Size 6.0 x 9.0 Formerly? 60.00 N?w 49.50
In all of our merchandise, QUALITY is an essential?the
vital foundation of that satisfaction which
only time will disclose.
Free delivery to ali shipping points in the United States
Woman's Death in Fall
From Tenement Mystery
Police Seek to Determine if
Victim Plunged or Was
Hurled From Room
Whether a woman fell, leaped or was
! purhed from the roof of a five-story
tenement building at 659 First Avenue
I early yesterday is a mystery which de
! tectives of the K?st Thirty-fifth Street
station are endeavoring to solve.
The woman was known to other ten?
ant-, of the buildin-r merely as "Mary,"'
and was a roomer in the rear top floor
; flat of John Doniie. The latter told
; the police that she had ?rone to the
? roof to sleep and either had fallen or
i jumped off.
i She was instantly killed, her scrpams
as she ?'el! arousing the neighborhood,
fine strange phase of the case was
that several clothesline?, broken by
her body in the course of her fall, were
about six feet away from the wall near
the spot said to have been pointed out
by Doniie as where she stood jus; be?
fore she hurtled to her death. As the
lines were only about eight feet below
the roof level, tenants pointed out that
it did not seem possible that she couid
have struck the lines had she merely
stepped off the roof accidentally. This,
to the tenants, indicated that she had
leaped or had been hurled from the
roof.
it was said by the police that no one
was being held in connection with the
woman's death. Doniie, when ques?
tioned, said that the woman had liver
in iris flat for the last month. Tin
I police said that they did not have the
[ woman's full name. She was thirty
: two years old, u feet 7 inches tail, h.id
i dark brown hair and a fair com
i plcxion.
?-'-?
Young Bronx Runaways
Retrieved by Parents
Travel to Freeport by Way of
Tarrytown and Fool Two
Polieiemen
Ar*hnr Weismiller, thirteen years
' old, of 135 liunt Avenue, and Frank
' Feroney, eleven, of 1725 Victor Street,
'? the Bronx, were brought back by their
i parents yesterday from an unauthor
: ized vacation. Ever since Wednesday
the boys have been having a grand
time and their parents were worried.
Last night the situation was reversed.
Arthur and Frank meant to go to
Freeport, L. I., where Arthur spent sev?
eral weeks last summer, when they set
out. Arthur had forgotten the exact
route, however, and when their money
gave out they found themselves in
Tarrytown.
A patrolman took them to the police
station and fed them, and *ii??n dis?
covered, to his amazement, that hie
young visitors had vanished. The mo?
ment they were full and the patrol?
man's back was turned they hsd darted
out of the station.
They got ?to Brooklyn by their own
endeavors and then encountered an
other kindly patrolman, who believed
their story that they lived in Freep ?rl
Environment
and Its Relation
to Business Success i
.
The man who lives comiattahlf,
works well.
The man who lives economi?
cali',*, saves.
He is on the road to success.
THcrt is*--<'p--'v*~'.-v;llnnd".s-uccess"
men at the Ailerron House?men
o recognize the value of happy.
living eriviror.rr.ent as applied ta
their work.
Every comfort of home. Ever? jerHc*? of
the modem note!. Every feature of the
modern c.i_.j. At but a fraction of hotel
cost.
Allerton Houses
X43 East 39th St. 302 West 22nd St.
45 East 55th St.
and had lost their tickets. With money
he gave them they reached their orig?
inal destination, where they camoed
in the woods until yesterday, whe-n
some one s;v.- them who remembered
.irine the sum?
mer and informed his parents.
al S
It is well to keep an eye on
the word that takes a new
meaning. When a perfectly
good word assumes a defini?
tion that our grandfathers
never associated with it, and
goes junketing around the
business clubs and conven?
tions, getting its name in the
papers and forming unseemly
associations with other words,
it will bear wratching.
The word Service has been
doing that very thing, and
it is about time Service came
to its senses and went back
to work at its old job.
All over this country there
are people who, when they
buy something, don't want
any more than they think
they are going to get.
Service to those people is
not something for nothing
that they do not want, but
something that the}' do want,
delivered when they want ir,
at a price that is vv ithin reason.
If you buy a vacuum clean?
er or a player piano or a cook
stove, you don't want some?
body calling you up every
two or three days and asking
if you are satisfied. You don't
want to be filling out, stamp?
ing, and returning Service Re?
port Cards which contain
blank spaces wrhere you may
fill in the names of a few
friends who may need just
such a purchase as yours. AU
you want is to be let alone
until the piano gets out of
tune or the belt on the sweeper
breaks (which it will), and
then you want to telephone
somewhere. In less than three
hours you want a Ford runa?
bout to show up in front of
your house. You want to see
a young man get out with a
stout black bag, come in and
fix the thing, collect his sev?
enty cents and go on his way
rejoicing.
That is service with a small
but competent s, and it is
better than a money-back
guarantee, better than re?
quests to ''bring it in and let
us look at it"?even better
than sweet letters from the
Service Department. There is
a legitimate need forthat kind
of service. There is not so
much need for the kind that
the sales department capital?
izes and tries to sell and spell
with a capital S.
If a thing is worth having,
it ought to be worth buying
and paying for. > Selling cost
is a proper and necessary eco?
nomic expense, but not a sel?
ling cost which includes the
cost of giving away thing- to
peopie who don't want them.
If you have something that
peopie ought to buy, you tell
them about it.
If the goods are right and
the price is right and you tell
your story often enough and
long enough, you won't have
to worry about Service. Your
dealers won't pester you for
Service, either. You can ren?
der most of the service you
need to render anybody right
out there in your manufactur?
ing and shipping departments.
And the cost of this service
will go into production cost,
where your distributors and
your consumers want it, and
not in your selling cost, where
you had better not let people
even suspect it is.
Once a month, or more frequently, w-: issue 2 publication
called Batten's Wedge. Each issue is devoted to a single
editorial on some phase of business. If' you are a business
executive and would like to receive copies, write us.
George Batten Company, Tnc,
Advertising
Baten
10 SlAie ?Urtet
381 Fourth Avenue
New York
JHcLarmu* St'ii'g.
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