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ijlfln Johnson Voting's Farce
"Newt" Satisfactorily Set
to Kern Music.
On Sale To-day at
BROADWAY, at 49ih Street.
279 BROADWAY, hear Chambers Street.
47 CORTLANDT STREET. ner Greenwich Street.
125th STREET, corner Third Avenue.
Aided b.v Grace Field She Makes
First Nijriit a Distinct
Tbe Red retllcnt" at Daly'. Theatre.
Sphe Bruh Helen I.owell
I'hvllls Oldham, Urlrk'a sitter.. t,nnle Mink
Dora Warner, Jack'a aliter tamer Field
Kae Bruin" Kate Frances Kennedy
into Srhinalts Jimm II. Carton
.Uck Warner Joseph I'hllllp,
"tlrltk" Oldham Donald Macdonald
Had Jake n. I.. Fernandet
Harney llirnfi Hnry Norman
Lena Jim AVullace Owen
Nwat Roa;ers George. Neville
Nam Small Char.'ea MacUonald
HI, Regan William l'riielte
r.Fcetlvc theatrical Idem nre rare In then
ilaye of romttltlnn, w If the)- do not PTPr
i Ife their K!l ttency In ono form tnmiteeirn
hip not strnld to try iikhIu. I'orclsn farces
have more than mice been act to mimic
when their material acemed milted to this
iie. Plays of natlvn orlRin havei hcon
l. frenuentli tiiibmtttcd to thin treatment.
11 nUht ut Daly' Theatre, thoro up.
reared In the, form of u musical play R. J.
truing' fftrw uhlcli wai ecn nt tho Mine
theatre In a previous Incarnation. It wan
calls-i laH uluht -The Hod Petticoat." It
waa. first known under the shorter nnd
neller title "Next."
Mr. Younn's il.iy ha, a ltt theme the
arrival of a woman bartwr In a Western
"ommunlty which had oxrected r barber
of the usual kx. Tho extravasrnnco of this
theme seemed to cry for' muni?. It was
lmrolble to accept such b clever, if ex
travagant, idea in any uie that claimed
plausibility for Its success.
The new form of the farce minimize
its dramatic element, lays ntrone emphuais
on Its comlo scenes and accompanies the
progress of the atory with music. This
turned out to bo most tuneful Jingle by
the gifted Jerome D. Kern, who placed his
muselat the servlee or Paul West, who wrote
ome neat ami pointed lyrics to comple
ment the test.
So what KPemed during the first aot a
naive dramatic product to offer thin public
proved In tho end nu orlsin.il nnd enter
taining novelty. The second net of the
three was In itself sufficient to win the
favor of any public.
Just as the fun of the play in its dramatic
form depended chiefly on the strong per-t-onal
humor of Helen l-owell so does the
muaieal version of "Next" find her tliu
ornerstono of Its success. Mlas how HI
accomplished easily the transfer to the
newer mould in which the work is cant.
Her method is so artistic that it is bound
to prove effective under uny conditions.
That was a foregone conclusion. It was
not no certain, however, that she could
make her comedy Just as potent' In song and
dance. Hut It was soon discovered that ber
dry humor lost noth'ng In the distinct enun
ciation of Mr. Wests ditties or in the char
acteristlo steps with which she illustrated
her songs.
It has not always been easy in the past
to find a vehicle for the display of Miss
1-owell's gift of humor. But there should
be an active demand for her services here
after in musical farce.
Few of the women customarily ex
pected to supply the fun for such enter
tainments possess her genuine vis coinica
or her artistic means for displaying It.
She enjoyed a little triumph last nistht which
was fully earned.
There were other element, however,
in the success of "The lied Petticoat" last
night. Grace Field sam; vivaciously Mr.
Kern's melodies and danced with uncommon
grace and animation. Then her irresistible
personaV charm pervaded every scene in
which she appeared.
Joseph Phillips sang with unusual taste
and finish a waltz none and other numbers
suited to his agreeable barytone. Donald
Macdonald. who looked less Scotch than his
name sounds, is a virtuoso in the prevailing
fashions of stage dancing. William Prtiette,
James Carson and Henry Norman were
others that contributed to the success of
the performance.
The chorus was small. The quality of
the women's voices suggested the agonized
cry of "cash" in a department store at S.ii.
The appearance of the men. reminded the
audience that the ages of Napoleon's sol
diers decreased until many of them were
finally little more than boys.
Hut luckily "The Red Petticoat" does
not depend on its chorua for its best quali
ties. Mlis Lowell Is there, so are Grace
Field and her clever associates.
Irrlna; Place Theatre Score With
the Itaaalan Satire.
"Varrentaai" at the Irving )Uce Theatre.
Ivan Chabarowlcs Helnrlch Martow
Ellaaweta Berth Walden
Kslja Ernat Auerbaeh
Frau tapkln Marie Buhrke
Kosakow Max Juemena
Matarhow Qeor W. Pahat
Alexis im Ensel
I.enaky Otto Btockel
I'awlow August Mcyer-Klfen
Horowitz Juliua fttacdlor
Coma Helnrlch Falk
Miiflij note I.lrhtencteln
(itMmann Ferdinand Martini
I.ldor , Rllaa llardner
Dcr alte Nlklta Ouiliv Olmar
.tanko Paul Diets
K'Cretalr de Oouverneur'a. . . .Krnst Robert
Xarrentani," vhlch had Its fltst pro
duction in this country Ht the Irvine Place
Thrwire lat night, promises to ho one
of the successes of the season x this
hnufe Tho piece, which has been given
i a number of cities throughout Ger
many and Austria, created a considerable
Mixtion on account of Its very clever
nd Interesting satire upon certain phases
of Hui-sUii life,
Thr principal theme, revolution and
tovernmental repression of anarehlrts,
has usually been treated In a more
frlous manner and Leo Blrlnskl's effort
in make of It a comedy was looked upon
as a Mther daring piece of work. He
hay succeeded in his treatment even be
yond his own expectation nnd tho laugh
i'r nnd applause last night showed that
i ho points of tho play wero appreciated
fully as well hero as In Rurope.
The story has to do with the Governor
f a northern province dttrlriK the last
rtitslari tevolutlon. who finds himself In
t'onhlr with the powers at Bt. Petersburg
i"eu,e his province Is too quiet unci ne-'in-e
no arreMs of revolutionist are re
ported s a last resort he undertakes to
""i ih requirement by having a shut
r'd at himself by one of hln subordinates.
nhe rfhtiiiilltlcs of his position and the
"nv rltfciilniiK ItuatloiiH In which he
'ron'en irpvilvrd are worked out by means
"f hand of i evolutionists and members
of the Uovtrnnr's nnVliil family In a way
that mdnngec to hold the Interest to I ho
T,ll r the cuitiiln.
The cnnipin wit n capable one, Ilrln
eh Mai I'm playing the Governor, Bertha
n5inn hlo nlfe nnd l.'incst Auirb.ch
nr on The. Ren.i In tho revolullonlnta'
""adouarlers contained u number of
"nr bits that were admirably given by
"'fr mtmbers of the company.
Suffragists Contribute Funds to
Proselytize Wilson and
Resolution Calls on (jovernor
elect to Get After Legis
lature. It was a real old fashioned love feist
that the suffragists held at Carnegie Hall
last night. But it had unique features.
among which were subscriptions and
gifta of real money to convert certain
dyed in the wool antis.
secretary of War Henry Ij. atirason
will be pleased as Punch this morning
to know that his sister-in-law, Mrs John
Rogers, Jr., subcriled 5 to help convert
him to the cause, while a woman on
the platform, who declined to givo her
name, donated to to help show Woodrow
Wilson a great light on the matter of votes
for women.
A group of school teachers contributed
S5 for missionary work which they hope
may reach Supt. Maxwell.
Other contributions were in honor of
friends of tho cause or iu memory of noted
suffragists. There was some uncertainty
how to take, it when tS a year was given
"In honor of the bullet In the breast of
Theodore Roosevelt." 8, M. Fuerwt cuvo
SS "in honor of the stanch Democrats,
Senators Foley and Wagner, who are
coine to help the women get their bill
through the legislature."
Mrs. match, who presided nvor the
big meeting, stirred up a lot of applause
bv saving that forty-four Honatora and
eighty Representatives nt Albany are
nledgedto votofortnorererenaiim in mis
and that this makes it absolutely certain
of passing,
"I prophesy," said Mrs. niak'h, "that,
in the early days of next Kobruary our
bill will go through unanimously and
not be endangered by the opinion of uny
Governor. "
This last remark was construed as a
little reminder to Mr. Sulzer.
Mrs. Blatoh introduced the following
resolution, which was seconded by Ida
Husted Harper, and paHsed unanimously:
Ittmlttd, That we congratulate the Governor-elect
on standing on n plHlform
which reflects his views on wonmn MiffrHk's
and wo urge him, since the mslorilv of I he
members of tho I.CEiiWturn slaiul pledged
to a referendum in inu, to cull upon Hie
legislature in his first niPKMsgn to liilin
early und favorable action on our bill.
The meeting was really n welcome home
to Dr. Anna Howard Hiiaw as well as a
jubilee) over tho new suffiago Mutes.
The hall was gayly rleooraled with dozens
of flags, Including about, forty m.n (legs
of various nations loaned by Or, Fried
man. Dr. Shaw had such a ixception
as Is seldom given u womr.n speaker
When she could get a hearing sh (old
her audience of some of t he partiailm-ly
I high spots she touciuwi in ner lour mum in
1 campaign of the tswt summer. Sho told
I hn she was boosted into u liugn truck-
In Cincinnati (which might have been a
boor wagon, she (admitted) and addressed
How Maps
a great open air meeting in tho public
square, a meeting attended by Gov.
Harmon, the Mayor and many other
distinguished men who "came to l;arn
true democracy of a woman."
She told of going to the Statu Fair in
Wisco s n and of getting permision
to speuk to the grand stand crowd for
twcnty-flvo minutes, although the Gov
ernor himself was allowed only ten.
"I was between the horse race und Uie
airship," said Dr. Shaw. "In an ox cart
near by sat u woman, but going up in
an aeroplane was a man.
"That's just it!' I said. "Die woman
rides in the ox curt while the men go up
iu flying machines." i-
But. it was ut the great round tm of
tho Oregon cowboys in Pendleton that
Dr. Shaw hud the liveliest time, bhe
converted so many heroes of a thousand
bucking hroncos that Oregon simply
had to go for euRrugu.
Ur. Maud Park of Seat to. Wash . cap
tured the audience with a lively talk
on how the women have voted and worked
in Washington. At a late hour Dr. Har
vey . vv iley was reported en routo irom
I'nssaic, X. J., to talk to the women.
Amonc those on tho platform wore
Mrs. Arthur Townsend. Mrs. Mary Warn
ennett, .mlas Aloerta 11 til and .ins
Klizabeth Cook. Among the boxholders
were Mrs. wlmoot. Mrs. Henry Wise
Miller, Mrs. Kuianuel Einstein. Prof. ,1. K.
Sningarn. Mrs. Henry Buttnrworth,
.Miss louise Hetnerhosp, .Mrs. A. H. Hop
burn, Mr. and Mrs. V. H. Iasoom, Misses
Maynard and Mrs. Calvin Tomkins
I'oal Sympathetic: and Grnernl
Writes la Not Bualncaa Man,
Tho Poter Cooper Post, No. 313, G.
A. It., has adopted resolutions depre
cating tho trouble and ulfliction und tho
attempt to cast obloquy "upon tho record
and conduct of the only heroic ileum
now living of t ho greut civil conflict,
th'i grand old corps commander, Daniel
In teply !en. Sicilrs sent tho follow
ing. Vim say very likely that I have not been
a successful business man, in this repect
I nm not hIoiim. Gen, Grant was not h suc
cessful business men, rich! soldier us he
was. When his business .ih to d"al with
I he enemy he vvusstirn I o conquer. He could
well aflord not to lie a successful man of
Klnprmrnl It Was. Thr- Wire,
The families nf Robert .Muller, ii Govern
ment pliolnitrapher, nnd Miss Carolyn Mott,
.'l veins old, daughter of I'red .Moll, u ten
liif reliant, both of Halbiuh, who dlsnp
icHre(l last Thursday, vcslcrday received
ielcBr.inis from lli young couple con
Ill ruing their suspicion of an elopement.
I'liijs nnd l'lner.
ne,ert Irfirjlne anil Gaston Mayer have
purchased from Harris & Helwyn the rights
In prodiM" In l.nnland Hasetton and tlen
rlmo'a I'hlneae play "The Yellow Jacket."
A new American corned), "Mrs. ChrlMmas
Anij.l." Iy l.ntirenre Are, la tn h seen t
a series of special ninllneea at the llsrrla
Thealre, beginning Tuesday, Noieniber 1!.
Th'- cast will Include June llrev, Florin"
Arnold, lloyd Nolan. Hilda Knglnnd, Wallain
lhfMns kiiil ,(iuls Mulilrner. Arnold lljly
sUkoiI I he play.
Oll'er M"ros,-o haa. plated llarie Man
Here's lrlh enmed" "Peg n' .My Heint" In
reheuisnl, l.aurelte Taj lor will he slurred
n the lllle rolp. The play will on, n si I he
nt Ihr
I'nri Tiieane, in vyeai roriy.eignin
iu;;i month.
The tun fir "nromlway to larl." In
nhlcli Gertiiidr llorfmun will open at tho
Winter Harden Wednesday etenlnv. Noveni-Ir-r
:), will Inillide Ham .Maun, Louisa
rmsser, .Mainlc" nn-l-Kloreiu a Wuliuu, Jlur
leu Siinahlnc. IIih Aheam troupe, Oror:e
lllckel, .lames Morton, .lames ,vt. .llarrin.
.luiuea T DiiRv, iieorG Aurlln Mnurt,
.loeeph II. Srhrodv, Thum.iu lillherl, '"onjeiu
Ilnaser, llnry Acl, l.e Chapln, ,. i
iiliinau. fiuiMiry nyier. reriiutort, the liku
isnr, tin unu cooper aon Ifopinaor,,
talo of atati will opto thl morning.
Are Made.
Roosevelt's Son-in-law Ben fen
by f7 Votes in Toffs
Home Town.
AlitT Roosevelt s Husband
Dodged Challenge nd
Lost the Election.
Cincinnati, Xov. 13. Tlio Board of
Elections finished the ofticia I count to
niirlit and Attorney Stanley Bowdle.
Democrat, was found to be elected to '
Congress in. the First district to succeed
Xicholas Longworth, regular Republi
can candidate, who stood for reelection,
The total vote was as follows: Bowdlo,
22,3'.'t; longworth. 22,221; Bowdlo's ma
jority, 07. Tho official votw only differs
from the iinoflicial tabulation, announced
several days ago, 3 votes.
The Socialist candidate in tho district.
Iiuvvrence A. 7.itt, received 2,u3 votes,
several hundred less than received
by the head of the Socialist ticket. It Is
said by politicians that Dowdle got the
other Socialist votes. The Progressive
candidate in tho distriot. Prof Andrew,
got .1,770 votes.
The ofllcial count in the Second Con
gress district is as follows; Alfred O.
Allen, Democrat for reelection, 26,001;
Otto J. Ilcnner, Republican, 21,107; ft. H.
More, Socialist, 3,820; W. B. Huy, Pro-
grcssive, 1,010.
Tuft lie,! I ho (.aunty by 1.3S2, although
hu won in the city. Tho votn was: Wilson
38.0OT; Tuft. :i7,HI: Roosevelt , 12,007.
Mr. Ijotigwnrth was at a dinner party
until rt Into hour to-night and could not
bo seen. There is no likelihood of a con
test. I'hn uiiniKtign In Hie I'irst. district
between tiongworlh and llnwdle was
animated nnd interesting from the hlart,
In tho beginning challenges nnd counter
fhiillciiRcs for publio drUiln were mased
between the two nsp'ruiits, much sp'tce
In Hie IocjiI nowsjwipcrH being tlcvntcd
to their d.iily statements. Rnvvle de
cliircd that. Im wsnted tho tlclulis In !e.
made on prominent street corners nnd
esH?cinlly during tlio noon hour so (hut
tho voters of Ilin district could hcb its well
its hear the candidates. IxingvVorth's
jerslstcnt unswer to these challenges
wan thul the debates should lie held in u
larg" hall or other publio plico mid said
that lie lilnifclf would pay for tho rental
of tho lecture room. Xo debates were
fHigwnrth finally uncovered a little
riamnhlet that Bowdlo wrofcv some venrs
ago and during his camaign reatl freely
from it to Interested apd amused a udi
ences. ,
Among other statements Iu the booklet
was rmn to tlio effect that a college edu
cation was a thing to bo shunned nnd
that tho next graduating nluss of Harvard
was reully u menace lo the publio welfare.
Bowdlo In answering the comments of
Longworth said the sentiments expressed
in tho pamphlet vvern those he had lield In
his immature yours. Longworth replied
lo this mill wild that tlio little volume
unu written hv llnwdln onlv (debt vnut's
ii go anil tniit tun uutnor unu at unit unm
been .iacti!iig law at the (.'inclnnuli bur
for eighteen years.
Tho arriuuicnt that Bowdlo Irfiuently
used ngainbt hia oppouent wu that
Ixmcworth hud been a useless and need'
less expense, especially to the plain people
oi uiu uistrict. tie arguea mat tne
500.000 and more naid to Lone worth in
the way of r-alary during liis several terms
lepresemeu mi investment very largely
along the line of oinanio n tat ion and
luxury for the district.
Bowdle.is ono of the best nnd moat
successful pleaders ut tho Cincinnati
bar and his strong oratorical equipment
stood him well in hand during tho con
test. He is It years old and received all
of his education in the publio schools of
Cincinnati. He has always been a book
orm and is considered one of tho best
informed men in tho city. Early in lifo
he" learned the ship building trade with
the ('ramps in, Philadelphia. At ono
time hu spent u year in Mexico regaining
his health in u mining camp and ranch
life. Ho has a cood luw nrac tlce.
I A legul cate in which Bowdlo figured
prorouieiuiy a lew years ago was me
suit for alimony brought against John
V.. Madden, the turfman, by Ir8, Madden,
who afterward married
of New York.
Louis V. Bell
Dr. IMIclicr to llrnd II. X. Grant Pott,
Dr. Lewis S. Pilcher of Brooklyn has been
nominated to succeed Willlim W. (irsnt
rh commander ot II. S. (.rant Post. :t27. (1. A.
R. There will be'no contest over the office
when the election is held ut the besinnlne
or the new yem.
WII.I.IAM l 1IOWK. asvlelan,t treasurer of
Hie fiUiHldru uii i-nmpanr. no niru i
-b llroailwav mi Mwrrh 11. 1911. while at
tcnillng h illrtclorV merlins, lft a tnial
.'tale nf Ifa.KU,, conrlallui; of real estate
here anil In IthlzetieM. Ciinn,. and personal
prnpertj", Tne eutir- .Mate went to nil i
uhlttn. Mr, Husy T!iujr Itnwc.
w.i.Anr.Tii ,i. i'.vli.ijvi:i-i, nr is wen
l''lfl'-fiiirth etrret, who rtlert on Mairh
."I last, left a total estate, of I55JS.5C6,
which Inrludeil IM:. SCO III real ratate anil
1117,74.' Ill miiriBKee The bulk of the
relate waa UMileil J. followat r'hartes M
I'auldwell. inn. 17.1. :I87; Sonnet M. raulil
well. son, IH3..1K7, npllle I.. tTatililwell ami
Jlra. Caroline ' Kooie, ilaiiRhtera, ir,,SII
ejeh, ami Helm II i'auliln.ll and Kllin
hrth (' MrAlpIn, ErjuiiM.niphli'r., t.17,953
CDI.. CIIAKI.US .V HURT, a rv II war vet
rran, who ncrHeil rnnlala for bravery and
nhn died May 2X. Hill, Irft ,iela of $ 1.7 1 4
anil debts of $2,2X5. Among the ,ieti, are
three awurde, apprilNeil at tli-. apd 7ov-
lutlient intdale worlli iZ, lie had lO.llOO
blurea nf htock In the Natalie urildenlal
MIiiIiik t'oinp.iny, appralnl na wnrthWs
He left a widow and an unnnrrleil
KJ:UI)IN'ASI l.OVKNTHAt., who dle.1 on
Deceinher 24. tall, left a total rtatn of
U'J.llii, ef whlrh 114, "IS went to hla
widow. Mrs. Ihnina I,. I.ovenlhal of the
Hotel .MiJiMli-, and KS.ir.li lo hla ilaugh
ler. HortMiHc.
THOMAS IIIliNHV. a ineinber nf the Pro.
dllce nMinincr, Iffl an catlle of IH,4?.',.
Hit KxrluuiKi: Feit naa appralieil at
only .
S. AlITIU'lt NTAKFOHP. who naa one of
Ihe dial hurrlle uee rhamplona of Ainer
Ii a. b ml laur went Into the Jewelry busi
ness ut Kliurtlnii, N V., left n net cetate
nf only !S,r,l. when h- died on .March U
l.i. t UN medalt were spprataed at 120
Ills will left jr,,000 lo Mrs, Klnilen I,, Root
nf 'J57 Weal 1 301 ti street lo compensate her
foi an unfortunate Investment which the
ualator said he Induced her to make
This heiiiest was paid oul of the urosa
eelate of 110.131 tKMUilae the ileeenent had
made promissory note for that amount
lo Mrs. Roi
.M.MtllAllKTA HTIJIIVn, who died Pecem
ber 10, tail, left an estate of IK, 270 to
hioihers, sisters antl nephews'.
HHNRV i' Hi'OTT. w hu died .la mury 14.
lull, left properly wnrlh I7S.47I. which
nrnl tn Ids widow. Mrs. flerlha p. Hiotl.
riti:Pi:itir A, KIIHSIIKHPT The irualeea
under the will nf Krederlr A. Kursheedt
Iliad an accminlliiit yesterday, show hiK.that
the 4-elato la now worth 1541. 44K. Tha In
lome for I tin paXI yertl' waa 5. 18. .
died on Aucuat 31" Inst, left her entire ea
lam In trust for her sou, Nathaniel Hooker
Klrkland, who la In Ihe Illoomlnidale
Hospital, I'pmi lila death th" estate, goes
in another eon. Henry Uurnhliu Klrkland,
JUHIA1I MAfV. Jll.Thn trusieea under the
will of .Inaluh Muey. dr.. tiled mi account
Imc yesterday, show Im that upon tho ler
inlniill'iii or u trust f unit nf fs.21D Ihey
dlHtrlhiiied the fund as follows: V. Kverlt
Macy and Kate K. I. add, 132,287 each, and
.Inaluh Wlllele. Jr.. nnd John T. Wlllets.
Jr.. II'. 163 each The IriKleea alio re-
pic led mat a trust iiinn or 11.71.1.S07 far
Kate K. I.dd had Inireaatd Irom I10,-
I iu to ll,il'.lll
JihIkc Hough Union Action to
Limit, Kosponsibility Tnkos
Claimants ho had planned to bring
suit in the State courts against llo Oceania
Steam Navigation Company, Iamitod, to
recover damages based on injury, loss
of life and loss of property incurred by
the Titanio disaster, had thoir hopes
dashed by a swooping decision of Judge
Hough's in the Admiralty ranch or the
Foderal Dlxtrict court yesterday.
The Oceanio .Steam Navigation Com
pany recently instituted an action In the
United States courts to limit their mone
tary responsibility in the sinking of their
ship to approximately $03,000. In com
pliance with tho request or the steamship
company the court Issued a monition
or injunction restraining claimants from
filing suit in any other court during the
pendency of this limitation of liability
proceeduigs. The monition also in
structed all claimants to file theirdemands
with United btates Commissioner (111
christ before January 14 next.
The issuance of the monition eavn rise
to a number of motions made by claim
Profit Sharing
FOR upwards of a quarter of a century Steinway
& Sons have been pursuing the policy of sharing
their profits with the buying public. The
gradual increase of their output and resources, coupled
with the concentration of their plants and the em
ployment of the most modem methods of 'manufac
turing, have enabled Steinway & Sons to produce and
sell their pianos at a lower rate than ever. A new
small grand piano (5 ft. 6 in.) in a mahogany case
at the extremely low figure of $750 is the splendid
result. Thus the great problem of giving the best arti
cle at the most reasonable cost has been successfully
solved. Steinway & Sons invite the careful inspection
and critical examination by the public of this their
latest great achievement in the art of pianoforte building.
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ants who desired a modification of the
court's injunction These motions', whicJt
camo up for Judge Hough's considera
tion yesterday, wero denied by him.
uitmg litigation roiiowing tho sinking
of the steamship Republic nnd other
notable sea disasters Judge Hough held,
that in mutters of admiralty the United
Stntes courts have supremo authority.
He argued that sincn there is but one
court in which ship owners can obtatB
relief it would bo manifestly infalr to
allow claimantsto bring their uuits in
any other court while tho ship owners'
litigation to limit thoir liability waa still
unsettled. ,
Referring to tlio cases cited by hbn M
precedent, Judge Hough said: ' t
' "It does not anncur from any of Umm
cases whether ono who files a claim and
successtuuy ueicats tno limitation my
thereafter abandon his proceedings aji
a claimant und resort to other forum
for tho enforcement of his righto. But
this much docs clearly appear, that
ship owner may limit even one man's
recovery by the ufTimiative suit In Ad
miralty una that when that jurisdiction
is invokod tho District Court may pro
ceed to enforce against the petitioner
what it considers to be full liability after
denying limitation." ,
Judgo Hough then held A. Leonard
Brougham, an attorney, in contempt;.
Brougham, it is alleged, iu violation of
the court's monition, had filed a 75,00n
damage suit in Uie Stale courts on behalf
of his client, Mrs. Elizabeth H. Natach.
whoso husband was lost aboard the
Judge. Hough informed tho attorney
ho might purge himself of the chargo by
tendering consent to the discontinuanoa
of Mrs. Natsch's suit in tho State courts
within ono week. ,
Street, New York
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