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Quick Trials as He Takes Of f iee 'New Districl Attorney for Now York County Urges Fncrease in Number of General Sessions Judges Few Ghanges in Staff Nagl e Assumes Duties as Sheriff; Hylan l> to Hold Public Keccpiion To-day Joab H. Bantori took office as Dis tricl Attorney ol New Y^ork County yesterday. A reception waa held in the law ljbrarj of the Criminal Courts Building attcm ed by judges of the Gen? eral ?? ions, assistant districl attor neya and othora connected with the prosecutor' office. Edward Swann, v hose ? ? :, Districl \t torney on - r rr*d . ' ;..- present to wish his ?ucceat or well. There ar<- 2,097 ui tri< i casca on thc criminal calendar. Mr. Banton. in a brief addrc . said that he expected to reduce thi? nurabi t by 1.500 during the year. Hr declared, however, 'na; thc task wai too big for an> owc mar. un aided by Di\ ne guidance. He asked for *ho prayers of thc righteous peonlo n New York foi the accomplishment of this work He recommended ar in crease ? the Courl of General Session V? the addition of two or more judge Few Changcs in Staff Mr. Banton has made :'cw changc.; in the staff which a sisted the retiring ?' ' ?'?' Attorney. His new appoint menta were Ferdinand Pecora, chief of ttaff; John P, Donlon, secretary; Wil? liam I. Kavanaugh, chief clerk; Hugo Winter, A- istant District Attorney, and the following deputy assistant dis tnct attorneys: Miles O'Brien, Michael l-ord. Winter Russcl and Mrs. Pauline O. Field. *'l come jnto the office under favor able conditions," Mr. Fanion said "More than ?28,000 votcrs have called me to the task, the largest vote given ?> any candidate for a county oflice in ' - recent election. "All that I have in the way of abil? ity 1 shall give lo justify these expres sions of confidence, nnd yet I, more lhan any onc elsc, feel mv own short - , i mings. f i hall devotc mysclf to mv task ' my own way, nnd that '.? to work and ?ork without ccasing. The staff that 1 havc called to assist mc will iikewiso work without ccasing ar.d any membe ""??' fails in that regard will resign 1 have >;,, room here for a sluggard or a slaclfer. ":V criminal case should he tried "?*?' ?*m three montl of the date of is 8Ue' ' ?'' Bar Association. the judges <,: "" Court of General Sessions and 1 are working to attain this. The nor n...: im rease oi business in the Court o| General Sessions was about thirty cases a daj during the year just close'] that was ten case, a week more than th<* ' ' ?" part? of thc Court ol* General ? ? sii om '? cn ablc to i ry. Wc havc ' ? v 2.0 ' ind.? .,. .iding. |'Dui ing thc year jusl pa -t 1 have tried lo oblain thc attendancc ?,f Su? preme l oui I from up tho state tn sit a; judges in Generai Sessions, a- thc law allows, and during: onc month was successful After great ef *"?rt T mu ' ay that this is an im probablc olul on of thr problem. < i\il ? alendnrs C'rowded "Thc constitutional allowance for ex penses i too small to justify an up State judge to come here and devote hia time to our courts. I then appealed to (br- prosiding justice of the Appel lati division of tlie Supreme Court in t;v~ department, only to '%<) that the civil calendars in thi* country are so crowded that the justices cannot hc spared to hold criminal terms. We need at Icasl ten (trial parts in the General Sc ions) assuming that a judge - ? every trial <iay of tho year. 1 ? - re are about 250 trial days. ' As? suming that one par! of thc country would try onc case a day, that would ave agc 25P ? ???- ;, year for a given part. it is af< lo say that of the 2,0iiT i ding, !.. 00 of thi m will be. 1 ? i "It scem? thal i!ie prohibition cases i ' htave to be treated as General Ses ca e . and ti1,' onlj way that I , '? '?> overcome the growth of bus ? , .-- and take care of our present calendai is to increase thc Court of Gencral Scssions by addiag at least two more judges and probably four.'' Another officcr who was inducted into office yesterday was Major Perci val K. NTagle, who became Sheriff of New York County, Hucceeding Pavid H. Knott. Ho took lhe oath of office i week ago before Justice Wagner, of. I e Supreme Court. Coggey Remains t'nder-Shcrifl" The staff which assisted the retir ivg Sheriff will remain with only onc or two execptiors. John V. Coggey will remain a i under-sheriff, (icorgc W. Olvany as chief counsel, George H. Kngel at assistant counsel and John ( ampbi :! as law assistant. In his address Sheriff Nagle empha :-::.ed that he w .< - a "straight organi : ation Democrat" and he wanted such men in his office. In addition. how ever, he said that. such appointces would ha\e to pcrform satisfactorv vork. Mayor Hylan will inaugurate his see ? -d administration with a public re ?cption at Ihe City Hall at 10:30 o'clock thia morning. Thc Mayor will h^ the. 7>rincipal speaker and will administer the oatha of office to tho members of his cabinet. Wanamaker Predicts Year of "Settling Down1' Bclicves Country Will Get NVarer Even Keei Dopite Mam Ycxin?: Problrnis .(ohn Wanamaker, coininenting yes? terday on lhe business outlook for thc Coming year, pointcd out that high wages, costs. rents and taxes still exist and that these will have to bc adjusted bi fore bu.-inc;-.- can get back to an even keel. Ho predicts that 1922 I t-'iil bc a year of settling down and get ting near to a normal baiancc. His ~:^itemetit roads; "F%ery good American must look into the new year hopefully. There *re still the conditions of high wages, ligh costs, high rents and liigh taxes ,,i be dealt, %vith. There will have to tie an adjustment of these things be rore business can get on an even keel. "Every business man wishes, of rourse, that it could all be settled at ?nce by some single sweeping action? icijusting wages. adjusting costs, ad ijifefrig prices. adjusting rents, adjust i g taxes, al! coming down togethcr. "Put let us not be discouraged. The I tation ia full of life and hbalth. It | ?as thc right spirit and is not panieky hinded. It has great opportunities. ?rcater than the opportunities of any tther nation in the world. i "We made progress in 1921. We are I ' C'tter off than we were in 1920. i "The year 1922 will contlnue to be a >"ar of settling down and getting| ..?are,- t0 an CVCn keel." \75Homeless Face'22 Unafraid, For Mrs. Libby Has Dined Them IDerelicts Gathered by Salvatiou Army for kindly Hostess Eal Their Fill in Old Oyster House, Ainid Wraiths of Great Who Made Original Fainous Tht) bar in Libby's oyster house, at 122 Fulton Street, was strewn with holly. Scventy-five well-fed gontlemen ; of tho road with about enough money among theni to buy a second-hand i flivvcr sat back yesterday afternoon i from their tables and blew clouds ot smoko from as many cxpcnsivi cigars. I Thf.ir eyes were on tho gentleman who | had nothing up his sleeve, nothing con ccaled about his person and who was about to demonstrate that tlie hand ?. quicker than the eye. r It was Mrs. Martha libby's New , \ear's party nnd her guests wcre i gathcred from the hard roads that lead ! to nowhere. The Salvation Army had i brought tliem to Libby's oyster house because Mrs, Libby had so rcqucstcd. Sl 9 gave-them sustonanco and enter tainmrnt, nnd tho meal she served wa? r. combination of iood which has made ? the old oj ter house famous. j !t was a meal i ucli ;, Horacc . Greelcy enjoyed when Major Olivcr Libby, who founded the ovster house cvei tj four yeara ago, served thr memoniblo chowder and unforgettable Sir James Barrie Given High Honor For Literary Work Sir James Buchanan, Famous Whisky Distiller, Among Four New British Peers; Women Are Deeoratetl LONDO.V, Jan. 1 By The Associated Press-).?Sir James M. Barrie was the most conspicuous recipienl of the New I Year's honors. He was awarded the j Order o( Mcrit (or services to liter ature and the drama. This is one of the highest honors, nnd j3 strictly lim ; ited in numbers, others holding the | deooration including Mr. Lloyd George, ; A. .1. Balfour, Lord Morley and Thomas : Hardy. Fou] new peers were created Sir ! James Buchanan, the famous whisky j distiller; Sir Robert Nivison, ftnancial I advisrr to tne government and tho ovcr seas doniinions; Joseph Watson, rail .. way director and promirocnt in tho hor eracing world, and Licutenant I Colonel Francis V. Willey, head of tho Bradford and I'o-tor,. Mass., firm of wool ::ierchants. Among the new knights are (io..;.:,] du Maurier, actor-manager, and the I actor Charles Hawtrey; James Jebusa I Shannon, the artist; Landon Ronald, | musician; Professor William Abbott | Hordrnan, scientist, and Colonel Joseph : Reed, chairman of the Press \ssocia . tion, Among t'.'.o women appearing in the now order of Lhe British Fmpire is Marchioness Curzon o1" Kedleston, wife of tho Secretary for Foreign Affairs, who was tho daughtcr of lhe late -i Monroe Hinds, t nitrd States Minis ^ to:- to Bra7.il, and wirlow "f Alfrri PuR jrran, of Bucnos Ayre . Mrs. Hughcs, wife of tho Australian Premier, re ce.ives the same order, both boine; ap pointod Daiucs <.!' tho Grand Cross for war services. Lady Greenwood, wife of Sir Hamar Greenwood, Chief Socrotarv for Ire? land. i'or services in England, and Kthol Smyth, tho oomposer, wcre ap pointod Dames Commander. Cahill Has Joh Huntrrs In Richmond Guessine New Horoujzli President, Pes tered Willi Office Seekers, Has Announced No Appointee Matthew Cahill, who is to take office to-day as President of tho Borough of Richmond, has kept offlceseekers guess ing to the last minute as to whom ho will appoint. Ho has not even an? nounced the name of hi. private scc- j retary. For wecks more than 2,000 persons have boon pestering him for jobs with the city. He has a Commissioner of ' Public Works to appoint, at h s-alary ; of $7,600, and has about 200 other ap pointments at his command. Members of tho outgoing Borough President's staff aro still nominally in office, but most. of them aro certain that they will get no jobs in the new administra'tion, I'or thr last few days job hunters havo been so importunatc in their do mands that Mr. Cahill has fled his home and has been spending most of his time in Manhattan. Ilarry Rudolph, Shcriff-elect of Rich? mond County. is another whose reticence has bafflod the most acutc politicians. ; He appointed Pet.er Finn as Under Sher iff yesterday and named William Darcy for a clerkship, but. still has many posts i bluo points in thc dingy basement of 14a Fulton Street. llenry Ward Beecher and Grover Cleveland, who was Governor then, would drop in now and then around noon. Fifteen years ago thc present site was occupicd. Tlie business of cating had been ac complished and thc hard-boiled sev enty-live wero in a mood for relaxa tion. After Elmer Ransom, thc ma gician, came Bob Dale, aided and abetted by Harold Normanton nt the piano. And it was Brother Dale who touched a responsive chord when lie sang a rollicking piece beginning: ' "li Ha'en an' I'il (cll 3 ou what thr engMnft She ',ff New Orleans *boui a quarter (o An' the cnginrer, he says : <i me '1 m a-huatlln' along to moet thc Sun-ta And so on ran the song with in numcrablo vei scs. After lhat. every one was right at home, and when Mr. Dalo go'. out a one stringed llddlo and set to playing "When You and I Wero Young, Maggie," you couldn't stop 'em from singing. 0,000 Socialists Toast Absent Debs At Ball iu Garden Rand School Friends Forget Woes of Proletarial Under Infiuencr of Jazz Band; Busl of Lrador Unveiled on A big a social entertainment a-- th i Socialist party ever had was held ( Saturday night. 1: ivas the annual hop ! of tlie undergrads and of the old ' tiniers, alumni and ah:mna\ also the | faculty. lecturers, friends and well ; wishcrs of the Rand School of Social ! Science. The school, where young and j old go to imbibo socialism, had hired 1 Madison Square Garden for the occa I sion. All the Socialists of any account j around New Vork wero there Eugene '\ . Pchs. although lie was not present, | was (he hero, and Joc Coldwell, Ph. D., ' Atlanta, %1 fE.N No. in.o:,7i. waR guest 1 ol* honor. This dogrce, Mr. Coldwell said. was bestowed by the Dopartment of Justice. Professor Debs's number ; al the same institution, Mr. Coldwell j said. was 9.653. Both air working to get pardons foi 150 Socialists still in jail. Judge Pankcn ar.d Mrs. Panken, three well known Socialists who w,-nc to thc- party as aldermen and emerged plain Socialists; Abraham Beckerman, Alexander Braunstein and B. C. V'la deck; Scott Ncaring, the former Uni? versity ,,l" Pcnnsylvania instructor; Julius Gcrber, executivc secretary of lhe Sneialist parly in lhe city; Alger !i<,;i l.oo. cducalional director ,,f the Rand School; Mrs. Bertha Mailly, ,\ ccutive secretary; Art Young, Socialist and ii'iii partisan humorist, and many olhcr lcading lights of thc Rand School linl of political crimson were present. All told there were 10,0<ip Socialists in th,- Garden, most. of whom could put as much zip in dancing to "Ma." "Ten nesseo." "Yoo-IIoo" or "Any Time Is Love Time" as any bunch of eapitalists that ever slid over tho waxed floor at an expensivc hotel. Th,. big cvent of thc evening was the unveiling ?,r Lco Bayman's bust of Debs. Standing on a tail pcdcstal back fi the guest box, shrouded in white. it was uncovcreel when Mrs. Panken ptilled the cord af a quarler to 12 o'clock. Cheers, handclapping and a burst of song from the singing class grcetcd it. The bust shows tlie head of Debs. who was pardoned from Atlanta prison on ('hristmas Day, rising from a whorl of miniature ligurcs represcnting struggling humanity. Tlie bod> of a man. trying to burst his chalns, is Where onc's chest would be, and the allegorical figure of a woman, slightly raiscd as on a medallion, is under the lcfl car. -.-_ ryphoid Dratli Holds Ship Short Time in Quarantinc The steamship Siboney, of the Ward Line, which arrived here yesterday from Yera Cruz and Havana, was de-j tained in Quarantinc when it. became known that there had been a death from typhoid fever in the firsl cabin. The ship's surgcon reported to the health ofheer that Mrs. ]?:. C. Aguirre who was suffering from ?? ambulant form of typhoid, had died in her cabin on Saturday. She had e.ontrncted thc disease before hoarding thc Siboney and had not come in contact with the : uther saloon passcngers. 11 was found : upon examination that all the Siboney's i passengers were jn good health and the vessel was released. Baker's Cocoa The Food Drink That Suits Everyone old and young, the well and the ill. It is not artifkially flavored, but, hav? ing the delicious, natural flavor and aroma of high-grade cocoa beans of which one never tires, may be used at every meal. Trade-mark on every packugc. WALTER BAKER & CO. LTD. MI. iJ ? PAT, orr l.STADUSBED 17B0 DORCHESTER - - MASSACHUSETTS Booklet of Choice Rccipes sent free Autoisls Graiited 30 Days' Grace lo Ohtain Lieenses Those of July I atul Later Classes Who Failed lo (ivl 1922 Plales Before New Year Allowetl Extensiou You will havo thirly day; to ge), a new license for your automobilo, if you got your old license after July 1 and havo nol been able to obtain the 1022 plate. John T. McNcill, deputy di rector of tho Motor Vehicle Bureau, Sixty-fifth Street and Broadway, an nounccd yesterday that tho greal rush just, a few hours befoie 1921 rolled mto history had made it. impossiblc for thousands of motor car owners who were limited to January 1 to get their applications into tho bureau's hands, and that. the general thirty-day cxten sion, thercforo, is granted, Mr. McNcill said that. he had noti liod tho Police neparinienl of this ac? tion and that it, will bc unneccssary for motorists of the July 1 and lator classcs without the 1022 license plate-, (o stop and show their carda and give cxplana tionjj between now and January 31, when tho period of grace expires. Saturday night, tho Sixty-flfth Street, oflice was jammed with applications for new lieenses until a few minutes be? fore midnight, when tlie oflice closed. , Huring tho evening the crowd got so large thal the u.'tunl force of altnches was unable to handle it without dis . order and tho police squad was incrcased I until there wero cighl patrolmcn kcep . ing the applicants in line. Failura of a great number of mo torisl i to follow tho ciiroi tion of the ; Motor Vchiclc Bureau to apnly at lhe . places dosignated near then om. was in i>. ?" responslble for lhe big e/owd. Th. force of elerks had been divided i into groups, and tomporary licensing headquarters wero csftablishcd in armor I ies in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and ' Manhattan. Hundreds of persons who ; could have made application and re , ceived their plates promptly in the ' neighborhood of their homca went all j the. way to Sixty-fifth Street and Broad i way and joined in tho jarn. j The count of now lieenses on Satur I day was 50,000 new plates for passen ? gcr cars, 20,000 for motor trucks, 3,000 for omnibuses and 500 i'or trailcrs, rcp rescnting about $1,000,000 in I'or'. Louisiana Society of N. Y. Holds New Year Rcccption Tho Louisiana Society of N'ew York gave im afternoon reception yesterday ! at. Delmonico's for tho benefit of Leake & Wats's Orphan House, Among those present. wero Mrs. Fatrick J. White, president. of tho society; Mr. I A. M. Marks, vice-president; J." Talbot Martin, Mrs. W. II. Fowler, Miss Anita 'Taylor, Miss Annii Bell, all ofliccrs of , the Louisiana Socioi j. Among the matrons who received wero Mrs. E. K. Malcome, president Dixic t lub; Mrs. W. 1.. Sands, presi | dent Alabama Society; Mrs. VV S ? Comely, president New York State Fed : eration; .Mrs. VV, B. Smith, president Missouri Society; Mrs. \Y. A. Cochran president N'ew York Chapter D. A lt.:' ?Mrs. Thomas Vivian, president i i i gress of States; Mrs. T. M. Tench president Virginia Society; Mrs Bedeli Parker, president Kentucky Society; Mrs. R. M. Chauman. presidenl City Federation; Mrs. .!. II. (;rei ;.?| i.n-. ?' ?lo.,( Leake ,v Watts'i Auxiliarv; Miss ; lelen V, Bnswell, president Woman's I'orum; Mis Marv !,'. Towlc, Assist anl Districl Attorney; Mis i J M VYai son, presidenl I..- Cercle de Lafayctte. Millerand Sees World Peace hi 1922; Says France Will Aid PARIS, Jan. 1.- Presidenl Millerand . nt. a rocoption of tho diplomatic co p to-day said in an address that two thing-; marked the advent of" tho new >'car a desiro for peace and the ct | raccment of tho t.races of tho long and ; cruol war, and tho hope o<; all pcoples for a realization of thi-. j The Presidenl said France hoped that !.'?2 would soe world peace, and that I hc would be pleased to co-operate in bnnging it about. : Monsignor Beneventura Cerretti the Papal Nuncio, acted as dean of tho diplomatic corps, in accordance as M : Millerand said. "with tho happv re , sumption of the century-old tradition." Convicted French Soldiers Given Frccdoni on IVew Year's' PARIS, Jan. I. -All (.'reneh soldiers under singlc court martial convictions or purely military crimes committcd during tho war period were granted amneuty to-day by President MHlerand i as a measure of clemency at the one, ing of the now year. Fxeeptions were made i? the cases nf those convicted of treason, e.spionajre intelhgencc with the ene.nv, desert/o!,' in France or abroad and embezalemcn of armv funds bv of! ce>- ... ., missioned officers " ?' ,lon-co"' Woman's Party lleails Io Meel nl Capital Jan. 15 ? Nntional Council lo Prcparc Program Ior Dediration ol' Hcadquartcrs on May 21 From Thr /,,'. n,, h.n,,/,,,, flureau WASHINGTON. Jan. I Members of lhe National Council of th,- Woman's Party, repreaenling seventcen states aml thc District of Columbia, were aum inoned to-day lo meet here January I ?? lo plan improssivc ceremonies in con nectinn wil h th" formal dedication of lhe new national hcadquarlcrs on May 21. These ceremonies, which will mark , thr- complction ,>f the reorganization of the parly for the purposc of obtaining full civil, Icgal and political cquality for women, are inlendcd to bc as sig niticant as those held hero in conncc tion with thc iiifTragc eclebration. ' The plan.. will be presented to thc National Council by Mrs. John Gordon Battelle, of Columbus, Ohio, chairman of the committee on arrangements, and I will he acted upon by tne council, A cali will bc drafted for n three day conference, prcccding thc dedication, of members of tho national aclvisory council, tho national executivc commil I tee. the council and state dclcgaliona of the party. The program for thc 'dedication itself, with speakers of na tional prominonce, representing this country and foreign nations, will bc ar | ranged. llliiiois Sheriff Held in $36,000 liank Kwbberv Two Othrr Arrests Made When W iiiK-sH Dcclarcs OfliccrB H? ceived Sharc of Lool s>,-< ,r,: Oii palcl: to 'thr rribu ?>? GREENVILLE, [11., Jan. I. With thi j ai resl of Sheriff John W. Wilson of l Bond County and two other,, and with traili leading detectives to Chicago and St. I.ouis. State's Attorney J. II. Allio, of Gre.cnville, III., dcclare'cl to-nighl Ik had virtually cleared up thc robber-, of thc bank in Panama, III., on Dccembi r j %', when $3(1,000 in cash and securitii I was taken. Sheriff Wilson was arrcstccl after a witnoss, whose identity was. withlicld, told the Stalc'; Attorney thal thc olli cer had received a division of thc $10, 600 cash taken by thc higliwaymcn. Thc hold-up of thc Panama bank on ' Decembcr 12 was staged at !): 13 in lhe | morning by six bandits with blackencd ? face -. w ho took pos ses ion o! I ? ittlc t own (?<!? hs ! f a u hou i. Catholic Relief Has Funds Fnsurance Rcport Recomnicnds Another Payment on Claims Widows and orphans of decca ed members of thc Catholic Relicr and Bcncliciary Association will rcccivc 73Vi per cont of their claims if the Supreme Courl confirms tho reporl of , Erancis R. Stoddard jr., State Supe.r intendent of Insurancc. Thc reporl was completed Saturday and sent to Arthur C. Mead, Clerk of Onandaga County, 10 b,. placed on file. A lirst dividend of thc association's assets was paid a few months ago. The reporl of Superintendent Stoddard shows that the rcmaining assets are suffieient to pay a second and linal divi? dend of i:i% per cent and he recom memis immediate payment. The re '? port will come before the Supreme Court at Syrain-e, the former home of? fice c?f tho "assocaition, earlj this mon ' for conli riual ion. I 4 Navy Prisoners Escapr ' iTransport Keaehes Portsmouth With 8:5 OfTendera PORTSMOUTH, X. H., Jan. I. Thc ! United States transport Hendcrson ar? rived at lhe navy yard here to-day with eighty-thrcc naval prisoners from the Pacific floct. Ofliccrs reported thal se.venlecn prisoners had cscaped sinc, : the vessel left San Praneisco, ten j I having jumped overboarcl when thc i ship wa - going through tlie Panama Canal and the others making their j cscapc at points on the Pacific Coast , w here t he vessel stopped. i The prisoners were transferred to the naval prison here and began sen tences of from two to five years. These ! prisoncrs arc all enlisted men whose; homes aro east of the Mississippi. Druggist Held Under Dry Law I Dr. W. D, McGlcnnon, a brothcr of former Congressman Cornelius A. ."!>?? Glennon, of East Orany-c, N. J., wa ar rested yesterday ai Newark by Captain \ Sebold, of the Vicc Squad, charged with violating thc Van Ncss law. Dr. McGlennon is thc owncr of a drugstore at 448 Broad Street, Newark, and the poliec allege thal hc sold a half pint of whisky and some gin without a phy- ! siciau's order. The arrest was made on ti warrant and Dr. McGlennon was paroled for a hearing before Counlj Judge Stickel on Tuesday. On 40th St. Sirtec 1907 OF*. ******* 12 Vest 40 Ciearance Sale Vi eok Beginning Jan. 2d m Dresses r0rmcriy ,., $03 *OK J5,oo " " ?* ' 25.00 *125 55.00 " "$19S " 50.00 ?8 " " " $250 -? 750Q Entire Stock of WINTER HATS 5'00 w 7-50 3.-, HenrlCrochclcdBeaded Bags yuw 25.00 Formerly to $125 i4 Utility Coats Foirih now 25.00 38 " 12 " 164 " a For Southem Wear Lrepe de Chine nnd Cotton Dresses ' / irst Showing of Spring Hats Our regular gunrantee is not affectcd by sale prices ?the merchandue must satisfy or your money wiU be cheerfully refunded Hawalian 1921 Stigar Crop Js liowest in Ten Yrnrs HONOLULU, T. II.. Dec. 8 (By Mail), The siig?ir productmiii of the Hawaiian Islands for the crop year beginning Sepli mber ito, 1920, and ending Reptem her :'!, 1921, totaled only &39,196 tons, lhe IdWOSt itl Ihe past Ion years, K. Faxon Bishop, rctiring president of tho Ifawniian Sugar Planters' Association, told the annual meeting of tho organi /.ition horo. "Shortage nnd delay in barvesting aro due to the shortage f>f labor, both ',i,r harvesting and other operatlona," his reporl said, "The outstanding foa . turc of the year's work has been the shortage and under-efficlency <<f labor, not only affectlng tho if>21 crop, but Planting. pro*r,S3 2H . ???? ? future eropB. How ,"^ rot,ti<* m scen. Tho pric* for "a "T"'"8 *? ? upheav.1 in the SSSSt^L^- Th' m a situation little *?<?? ?# ?ui^ not only ir, H?w?H, but in ? 'haoti< r.ou,ng country ,fih, worjp? "2 .-.7?,.'> r,j..-7 (U*J) (i i i ;orpe 24-26 FIFTY-SEVENTH STREET WEST -*S 'a - Br tf# I THE JANUARY SALE OF UNDERGARMENTS at Decided Price Reductions French Hand-Madc Linzeric Silk Ujidergarments French" hand-made Pantaloons ol batiste and handkerchief linen. 5.50... 18.50 Formerly 12.75 to 59. French batiste sets, embroidered, hand drawn, some with filet lace. 18.50 Formerly 39.50 Crepe de Chine and Ninon gowns, hand drawn, and embroidered. 19.50 l:onnerh 39.50 Envelope and straight chemises of batiste and linen, embroidered. 5.50 to 19.50 Formerly 12.75 to 3 ' I wo piece sets ot rad: ; .;. hand-made with filet lace. Formerly 24.50 Hand-made Crepe dc Chine set5, daintily embroidered, real lace. 2450 Formerly 45.00 Many other odd pieces at fifty per cent off. French hand-made blouses of batiste trimmed with tuckings, embroidery, and real lace. 12.50 Formerly to 25.00 \ *S r?th West 42nd St. (Between 5th ..ind 6th Avenues) West 43rd St oA Most Exceptional Sale Tuesday Emphasizing Extraordinary Price Concessions on Misses' FuMrimmed Coat Fashionable, H.gh-gradc Winter Models in Wool Fabrics o the finer gradrs. Colors suitable for general utility or dress wear and Furs of Fashion enhance these youthfui models. $25 (Regularly $47.50) Smart styles in Wool Bolivias, Sued.nes or Heather Wool Coatings, with large fur collars, many with deep fur cuffs to match; mverted pleated back. Silk lined and warmly interlined. 39 ,50 (Regularly $55 to 69.75) Soft, luxunous wool coatings fashion these coats with large shawl collars of natural raccoon, or with shoulder collars of nutria, wolf, or Australian Opossum; silk lined and interlined. $48 (Regularly $75 to $125) Distmctive features of these attractive coats are the rich texture wool fabrics and the gencrous size fur collars of squirrel, genuinc beaver or real skunk; many rows of stitchery are ornamental; al! are silk lined and interlined. SIZES 14, 16 and 18 years.