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THE SUN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1914.
f4 via $9 : . 5? ill i 1 LONDON MAKES MERRY TO-DAY, DESPITE WAR Metropolis Celebrates Usual, but Many Gil'ls Arc Sent to Front. as DINNERS FOR ALL BELGIAN BEFUOKKS Sptclal Cable Deipatch la Tn Sck London, Dec. 24, Iomlon In krvplnit Christmas much as uiual. A little while ana there wui some lull that this wan not a Ottlnit time for n festival, but althoUBli thousands of honiw are In mourning unit the ympthy of all goes out to tlu-ni Uio country as a whole has decided to ile brate the cieat holiday and utterly rrfu to b downhearted. It would b wionR to eny that lhr Is no dtffeieruc between this Christmas und last, but tho difference, to Hlter u well worn iihiasi-, Is moro real Hull appaiciil. Certainly it H more than ever a children's Christmas, London Is abnormally full Countiy hou.'o y.utles are IniKcly nb.ni doned, not only because the younger nan arc at the front or In camp but Ucauu hundred of ww"- are woiKIiib hard I I u London In connection with the myriad war organizations. Besides, London now Is tho centre of all Interest and activity and also of what I t tl news N allowed to trlcklo through tli trudging ccnsoishlp. Mnny Ofllcers on l.ee. The West Eml hotels i- crowded to nlnht with Christmas eve diners, follow W the children's Christmas tea parties In the afternoon. In few of the hotels however, was there a slnKto tablo reserved To-morrow nlxht tho Christmas dlnera will be even more numerous than usual. Oftlcers on leave from the front and the camps, with their friends and relatives, will be a conp!cunus feature. During the pat week the shoppInK cen tres haxo bteii as crowded ns ever. In the last fo' days before Chrlstmis. to .hinf hu way rlonly thrnUKh Ox ford. Resent and Bond tro'ls. thire seemed 'o be no dlntrence nriwi-rn im huh iu other ChrUttnu. Merchants s.i the dlf ference Is that people me buliii; morn carefully. Not i-o many ootyl present have been tunislit .i u-mnl. but the pur chases are more, if iiiivtl.'iur '11 i.mlir A notable feature of course Is the send fnrt and luxuries to the front. Consider us too have been the numbers of khaki clad men on leave among the lertalnment ami moro generosity In churl shoppers. Day after day the railway ,CKi ult, j(0,)r recrllirg greater glfls than stations have been crowded, for many t. t.t c;f.r t,cfore knew, are spending Christmas as usual at the i Tno ),0L. cterman population has con- eeaslilc. wnue tnousanus ui suiuicm .' arriving from the camps or departing fw their l.omes alt over the country. I'n-pnrntlnn In lliispllnls. i l e.t i tHriata.,v.. the wounded In the hospitals and no Belgian refugee will be tuicnrud for Seventy tllou.Ild ut these refugees will spend Christmas li the orlvate homes where they have been living slnco they arrived, but ery one will Have a Chrlit mss dinner somewhere Thr'e thousand viti b, ifA in i:.irl's Court now a ltel- irlnn 'iownwhere Kins Albert's lato phlff lojMer will preUde In tne grcai kitchen, where 1,100 pounds of Christmas ,",.,,,, attention. Seven thousand i:aet pudding has been made. Prussian refugees attei.ded a fete given Nor will tin tie"""", """frr.,."1 bv the teachers' association, and the Dorchester camp bo forgotten. Wealthy , . fe Army dlstrlbuteil 500 baskets Oermans have given each man n ausage. 1"" cake, a pipe and tobacco .Similar prep- f .nstrlbuted among 300 aratlons haw; Iwen made for tho Ger- f chll.lwn MMer.lay aflernoon ma"" '"i!?" lh,P'.lC.f' ..... ,,,,,,'k h American women at the kitchen the music halls arn crowded and the pantomime! If not begun to-nlgl-t wil open on tlif time honored date, Boxing Day, as also will Drury Lane. CHRISTMAS IN TRENCHES. I'rnnrr rlld Clollilnu mid llellca pp to tile Snhllers. Paris, Dec. 31. Nothing that could be dono by families and friends and by various anniiict. governmental and other, has been overl Hiked to convey to the in- n at the front as much as possible of Christ mas cheer. It Is to tluse men that all Kr.mce is dc voting Its attention. Woo. ion c.jthuirf and box.s of delicacies form the great part of the gifts. Th- mure prosper .u givers add rleld glneses. wrist watches, sleeping bags and th.i thousand and one campaign roiivcnlencis which may be pro cured at Uu shops. The transportation of those glft to the front has been ac complished by the military authorities bv meam of long supply trains which bean thla work early this month. The Oovirnment and various socl.-ties are looking out for the t-oldlsrs without family those who otherwise would lack the gifts which their more fortunata brothers are receiving. Tho Ministry if War Is Including among it contributions .i bo:tle of champagne for every four soldiers. These jjubllc agenclea will sen o It that every soIJ'.tr lias ome article of clothing, special food and something to drink and smok. The military authorities Iuinc taken over ill the plum puddings In Paris shops and have sent them to the Itrltlsh troops at the front The Helglaii refugee In Prance, especially the children. In strong conti.ist to their kinsfolk In Uelgium, are being overftJ wit'i Christmas dinners. In order to avoid loo much food on this one d.t. a id too little in the days to come, many dinners and entertainments planned for the refugees aro being postponed so as to cover the ne.t ten da or so, Each Belgian soldier ai he front will receive a bx of twenty-fho cigars, the gift of King Albert. The wounded In the hospitals will have concerts, recitations and moving picture shows. The American Ambulance is dec orated w'th hollj and mIttIrloe. Mme. Polncare, wife of Mie President, hui.4 sent 3.000 packages of toys, candy and clothing to as many children of the portions of Alsace-Lorraine retnken by the French. Even the prisoners of war are not being forgotten. Great numbers of packages for German prisoners In Franca have been re-et-lved from Germany nnd are being de livered by the French Government. Simi lar packages have been sent to French prisoners in Germany and, it is understood, are being delivered by the German military authorities. The, authorities refused to-eiiiy to al- low tlm 1ckt.1ur.1nts an extension of iho ; tlm during which they inlnlit keep upon 1 for the Cbrlbtmas Lie e lebrut'on, thus preventing the usual Itcvelllon festivities, which aro generally kept up nil night long. ; The usual rrldnleht ninsfl wero sung in the chu f churches nllronnh the hick eif iiiwui., of transportation nlfected the m t tf riil.ir r . ihe ncwsp.ipeis are reviving meniorlis of t 1 19 CiiiMmut of U70, expreislcg the corvlci on that If Berlin keeps the fele thin e-jr It will be because of u special ' Ci'JCt 1 GIFTS FOR AMERICANS. i-nrik I nlriii) Seu,l, f hrUtmns I'liel.. nges In 1'nrrlKll I.eRlnli, .u"T.0"-. L"" 2 Ameiicnik eiirulled in. V rrlK L.-clon ... i..s .... .to th front ii-h,. their barraelis her 1 CHRISTMAS IN 1870 OF SORROW IN S UltlSTJIAS In Paris Mils year presents a vastly different spectacle from that other Christ mas Day, In 1870. when the Germans were closing In on the doomed city and the valiant troops of' the republic uero lighting their List derperato fight to sae the capital. Hortle after sortie had failed. News fnmi (lambetta and the army of tin1 Loire cheered llio defenders, only to be offset by a tightening of the grip of the Invaders. The guns of Mont Vale rlen still boomed In dellanco through out the night, but the Krench soldlern were driven back from point after point of the outer defences, and tho roar of the Prussian guns ushered In the morn. Paris was hungry. If anybody had cared to celebrate tho revelllon tho "banquet" would, at most, have In cluded such dishes an "consommn do cheval," "lllet dc clrten" and "civet do chat." Th nlglit of Christmas eve was one of the coldest of nil tlr.it frightful winter. In one of the trenches ncir the capital 1100 men were froscn to death. The cold was playing havoa with the troops In the Held. The series of disasters of which Sedan and Mm mas. They received holiday presents from ster, and Mr. and Mrs. William 13. 1 toy irrsrnicu me pacKagcs, eacn man recei, lug utie containing a llannel shirt, a pair of woolen Focks, a rnufller, cigarettes, a r4pe, tobacco and money. CHRISTMAS AT VATICAN. I'lll'e Mrccltrs Members of Ciilli-u- nf fnrillnnln. Homi:, Dec. 24. Pope llenedlct re ceived tho members of the Sacred Col lege In solemn audience to-day for tho usual Interchange of Christmas senti ments. The ceremony was much more pretentious than during the time of l'op Plus nnd resembled tho days of Pope Lio. The Pope, In nddresslng the Cardinals, told of Ms efforts to make tho war less terrible and said he would continue try ing to obtain the suppression or limita tion of tho eacrlslce of llfo and tho suf fering of the wounded. Several of tho Cardinals wero absent beuiuco of lllncts and tho 1'opc ox prosed regrets, especially In th case of Cardinal Martlnelll and Agllardl. UK RUN SENDS GIFTS. .111 flrrninn Milliter lterel. t'hrtsl- inns 1'rp-ut. lH:r.l.iN, via I.ontlou, Dec. 21. Wartime I'nrlstnus eve In Uerlln differs little from h Chllitinns eve of other ymrs In Its outward iippr-uranvvn ; but greater torn- cvuv .nan uu.M w sliown ill private en- itSbuiinl gut for th men at tne ironi, imir(,,i, f ,-ur!o,i(l luivlng been sent to both th cnslern anil western baltlo ;l:ies. Christmas tree .have been Installed In '! tc rhiilrM and table In nil the wnnN arp UuiU-d with reents. o!'.cj1 chldreu vl-lied tne wardss to-day mil King Clirlstnus carols, many or them bringing gifts on their own nccount o cheer the wmmdert. At 1'otsJuni the Kmpre-s MM evening ...atn t'...l.t. n iiotuhonW. fruits. nuts and cake to xiclt or tne woiiniien ' I ...t.n. ti. rfnirm. Imth from I r.incel , t, .., .i, tnlilrpH nf the American Association of Comtnero 'Hid Tiadc. Mrs. Gerard, wife of the Ambassador, and the women of the ent basv staff, und Mrs. Julius G. Lay, wife of the American Cousul-General. wro among those who took part In tins die Tlbullon. Seveial Inches of snow fell last night, but the t mper.ilure was several degcea ubovo freezing and tho snow was tunic 1 Into fclush. BROKER SAYS WIFE IS INSANE. Arrnluneil In tiiiirt, Mrs. Vse Is I'nruleil I'enilliiK liirllier llenrliiu. Henry V Vyse. a Manhattan broker, who lives at C&2 Pulton street, Hro.klyn. i-auned Ills wife, ltebecca. aged 37, of I0S Penn street, to be arraigned In the Man- uttan ine. ue polio, court before M.ikU- , , , , , of h ilr,,uia wtly train l-o he I on a warrant yesterday wl llav ,.,. frei.dom hut w,l be pre allegln? that she Is Insane In an alll- '.,, fr011, K,ltlnc u, K.2,S00 l.ecau-0 hull he said she U-lleved he nas trying , ul,noUUnK f tlm lllilavlt would .-stub-to pclson her. to rob her of her two chll- Ml thP tnUU. ot 1(, ,.Vlilenc on which .Iron and "Main her fortune, and also a , jU(Kmet Was obtained, legacy of $2u,000 she Inherlttd mine time i ago. j In court jestenlay Vso informeil i Magistrate Folwell that his wife acted Iriatlnniilly and that she was a peril to herself as well as to others, Tne wtm.iiu's brother, Paul Friedman, who had secured ; her it-lease from an nsyltitn, declared ! the pruce-tllngs uiiWHrrnnted. Mrs. Vyse , acted rationally In court and tho Magls- ! tnite paroled her In the cutndy of her i brother pending a hearing next Wednes- , day. Chin-lf tin Trial tit 11 1 11 I'm ein. The trial of Porter Charlton In Italy has beti, postponed again, accordln ; I . word recclveil he-r yesterday by his at- Irii-lR-y. Chaiiton is charged with having killed his w fe In their cottar at Lake, . Como, llaly, mcro than four years ugo IC. G. Establishetl 1820 Men's Fur Coats Exclusive in design and materials. Quality and Workmanship unequalled. Chauffeur Coats .uroiits.de. . V'ur lined, ,!17.00, $.50.00 upwards (C.G.GUNTlitRS SONSY-, WAS DAY FRENCH CAPITAL remain the typical exampVe would have broken the spirit of many another nation Vet rttrls stilt had hope. Kven when the news came of tlia failure of Ducrot to hold his position on the Marne (practically the same lines which aro tho hlffhwater mark of the present vain attack of tho Ger mans on Paris) and was falling back on Purls, th Parisians rofused to be lieve that nil was lost. There was u lull of u day or so In the severe lighting Just Worn Christ mas, but It was not by any means a trlbuto by the Germans to the religious festival. They woro preparing for the final test. The minds of the pcoplo of Paris were occupied chlelly with memories of the disaster to Oen. Illatsa and his troops at Vllle-Evrard on De cember 12, when the commander and several of IiIh Cillers were killed and 1,000 men made prisoners by a surprise attack of the besiegers. Christmas Day had scarcely passed when tho Prussian guns, twelve bat teries tn all, opened ths most furious bombardment of the siege, and the gunH of the Paris forts were forced to be silent until January 19, a bare ten days before the frightful ordeal censed and the city capitulated. OTJTJIT HRIJ X PUUD 0 COLLEGE REPORT FROM COLUMBIA Continued from Firtt ij with ths broader question of general rela tions growing out of It." Miss Dodge, a sister of Cleveland H. TJcdge, who his paid yearly df Holts at Teachers nnd been Its most Invaluable friend, said : "I am very sorry. I cannot say nny thlng." Peter n. Olney w-as silent. Philip A. Holllns, a Teachers trustee, commented: "I have not come across any one who favors separation. I cannot see that the matter Is anything more than a question of finances. In order to readjust money matters between tho two Institutions It might be necessiry to Biter the working agreement between thtm. How personali ties can enter Into It I cinnot see." Frederic It. Couderi, a Teacher irus tee, said: "1 have heard nothing about any rumored rs!gnat!ons and I should n it bellevo It unless It came to nie on the ben; of authority. 1 know of no reason for i; or cause for It. "Any difference that may possibly have arisen between tho two boards of truste-M arc to my mind mct readily adjustable nnd are altogetlur of minor Importance. There ii every roasjn why the relations between tho two organizations should be closer than they are at present. "Under tho exiting contract education ally Teachers College) and the university nro one. A separate board of trustees has been maintained for rlnnncUl and ' , ' ',,,', , ,,,,,. Probably In the not remote future It may seem wiser In the cause or education now already In fact gone so far. Hut this certainly will not be done without the can tent of tho excellent ladles and gentlemen who have done so much for the Teachers College In building and making Its great reputation. I am sure some way will bo found If a consollilati.m Do orougnt nuoii renin mm iim-i-.i uu.i invtm n.v spienuiu wora m.' tiiey nac uone. As far as 1 know there are no differ ences of a personal nature whatever, but they are wholly questions of educational policy which call for a settlement In the calmest and most Impersonal spirit." MISS ST. CLAIR NOT CALLED. If Com Iclnt or Pi-pjury fibr Msy tiff su:-,r,n If Freed, Nothing. Ml. Edith St. Clair, an actrens, who Is on trial for perjury ls-fore Justice Havts In the Supreme Court, Criminal Term, did not take the witness stand In her own be half ye-i.ttrd.iy. but will bo called nn Mon day. Her counsel, Benjamin Slade, read Into the ii cord testimony given at a hear ing before cx-Jlldgi) Holt, sitting as a referee on charges to disbar Max D. Steurer, who was counsel for Mls St. Clair. Tho nclrts brought suit against Abraham Erlanger, u theatrical manager, for bnaih of contract and got Judgment for $22,500, which was set aside later be caue sho mmle an atlldavlt that her evl di ncc was Incorrect. The perjury charge rests upon the nJlldavIt and not UKn the tvldencc Mr. Slnde says that should the Jury con vict Miss. St. Clair of perjury he would m.ike an effort to collect tho Judgment, FIVE DIE IN TENEMENT FIRE. Mrs. Mary Corso and her three sorw and a niece wer suffocated In an apart ment on the top lloor of the tlve-story tenement at 3l'i West Forty-ninth street when the building caught fire early yes terday. Muny occupants of the tenement were rescued by tlreimii. Thit) were taken out in un unconscious condition. A number of llreinen were partly overcome by smoke, and needed meillc.il treatment. Mrs. e.'orso was IS years old. Her sons .. .... CM. l .. Ht .,l..b T.'r..l tn t.,,.rk. ull(1 jlarl.y, 7. schoolboy. Her ,lltco WUH iriietl Annvdalc. who lived on lMIIK inland nnd was only visiting Mr. (,0 fr the nluht. Mr. Corso Is nlcht teKphone operator at tho' Pol; mtul 1 lycllnlo Hos- Gantlier's Sons . $22. 00 upward $40,000 CABLED TO HELP BELGIANS Henry Clows Sends Money From American Pollnr Christ mas Fund. THOUSANDS 1'KAY TO-DAY America la trying to-day the experiment of being .Santa Claus for Europe. Noth ing quite like It has ever been eicn be fore. In thousands of churches Ameri cans will pray this morning for thn af flicted nations and tena of thousands of men and women and children havo dono their share toward uplifting tho spirits of those who are caught In tho tangles of war. Every organization engaged in relief work has exerted Itsolf to do some thing extra on this day. Tho total of tho Dollar Christmas Fund for Homeless Ilelgians reached 545,371 yesterday and Henry Clows, tho treas urer, ecnt to Ambassador Page tn Lon don this cablegram: "Have placed with Olyn. Mills. Currle & Co. to Joint credit yourself and Lord Hurnham, president of tho Daily 7Yle praph Shilling Kund for Helglans, &.000 pounds nccount subscriptions to Ameri can Dollar Christinas fund for Homeless Belgians for distribution." Secretary Percy S, HulUm recolved yes terday from Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson a telegram saying thnt the entiro proceeds of his performance In Han Fran cisco to-day will be devoted to this fund Chairman Llndon V Hates of the com mission for relief In Ilclglum announced yesterday that moro than 2,000 clergy men will speak from their pulpits to day on the needs of starving Belgium. The commission haa received from many children letters of good will und a way will be found to sec that these missive of comfort are brought to tho attention of the children of Belgium. The tlrst of tho American made comfort hits sent to Europe by the l.nfayette Fund will be distributed cunong the French sol diers In the trenches to-day. A message from M. Lacour-Oayct, who Is In charge of the distribution, was received yesterday Informing the representatives here that nil arrangements had been completed nnd tnank'ng the fund committee fur the ship ment. Mrs. Whitney Warren yesterday ac knowledged lontrlbutlons of J47I to the fund for relieving the women and children of France, the total now being M9.7SS.6C. Augutt Belmont announced that the to tal fund of the Commlttm of Mercy Is now ?pi312.DS. Receipts by tho Belgian Belief Commit tee totalled M.S73.C: yesterday, making tile entire fund to date $"30,3IS.S5. Tn the Prince of Wales National Heller 1'uinl there was contributed j ester-day 12.241. m.iklng the whole amount $101, IPMm Girl students of Hunter's College, who EXCEPTDONAL VALUES IN SPECIAL SALES FOR SATURDAY Ami Inrcpoirtainit Offferfimig 01 Men's Overcoats will p-resenii garments at prices thai are very much iovyer Hhaini usual. Men's Imported Overcoats, imadle of very de sorable double-faced woolen materials, afori ing warmth without umidlue weight; yoke and! sJeeves satin-lirjed Men's Overcoats in this season's models (including: semi-boy back); made of fine melton in black or gray, sl'k-lined through out and finished with velvet collar; or of desirable double-faced materials, with yoke and sleeves silk-lined . . .at $22. SO Men's Overcoats in a variety of the wanted textiles, including melton, kersey, and double faced novelty materials; on serni-ffittJ.irag and full box back models, some silk-lined through out and finished with velvet collar; others having yoke and sleeves satin-lined, and a collar of 3elff material . . a.i SS7.S0 AJso Menu's Fur-lined Overcoats suitable either for street or motor wear; made off dark gray cloth, lined with natural muskrat and finished with beaver collar; a smart, distinctive coat . . at .T'JSS.'O1'!) (Men's Wear Department, First Floor) A Sate of Men's Shoes to be held in the Department on the First Floor, will consist of a particularly attractive assortment off Men's Footwear in several of the best styles, taken from the regular stock and marked, irrespective off original prices, at $4.75 & JANUARY bl VIDENDS Buy Our Guaranteed First Mortgage Certificates per annum LAWYERS MORTGAGE CO RICHARD M. HURD, fmldtnt Capital A Surplus, $8,750,000 6 !Jtrtr St.N.T. 184 UonUpM St.Bkn. are now rehearsing "Prunella" for three performances to raise $1,000 for the Amer ican Bod Cross, have decided to ralf.j an I additional (1,000 for distribution among home charities. It was announced at Hunter Collega ye-sterdny that $6,000 had been raised at tho recent b.izaar for the benellt of the Bed Cross. It was Intended originally to , hold this basilar to raise funds for a needed athletic Meld, but the Student Self- ' Government Organization determined to I let the athletic Meld go in tho face of the i war problem. HOSPITAL APPEAL MADE. i firrd flrrster Tlinn Uvrr nyn nfnr Hr nntl Sandfly Asaoclntlnn. "Tho appeals from across the ocenn must not be Ignored, but they mut bo met by special sacrifice on the part of our favored land. Wo cannot forget tho destl. tuto and wounded. But In tho dally bat tle of I'fe tn this great city of moro than live million persons many a man and woman hnvo been making, right In our midst, a heroic struggle) against misfor tune nnd poverty, with tho odds Incroas. Ingly agaii.it them.' Tho Hospital .Saturday and Sunday As sociation thus urges the need of New York's penniless sick, In Its annual report. Just puhlkhrd, "These unfortunates," the report goes on, "wear no bright uniforms, wave no banners, win no medals, have no story; but they nre coming dally In lotuf lines to our hospitals, wliere devoted doctors and nurses stand ready to help them. Their effortH must be made effective by loyal and united support." The annual receipts of tho association hnvn Increased from J30.6S4.31 In 1909 to S1S3.784.CS In 1914. To-morrow nnd Suiubiy are sot aside ns Hospital Saturday nnd Sunday for tho forty-seven leading hospitals of the nso elation. This Is the thirty-sixth annual collection, and the need of cooperation and aid Is said to he greater than lit imy time during the history of tho e-oclety Charles Lander of 59 Cedar street Is tho treasurer. Court (iltcs I'lertlitti to t 'eirsit HI, Thn Appellate Division of the Supreme Court In Brooklyn decided yesterday tha William B. I'alswell, Democrat, defeated Cliarle" !. Murphy, Bepublle-au. for the State Sen.itn-ihlp from the Sixth Dis trict by 3 vntos. First Carswell was lie cl ired elected, then Murphy, and now Carswell. 1 of res.y rae aiiies . . . at $27.4 5.85 per BROKER'S WIFE WINS ' SUIT FOR THIRD TIME Mrs. Robert, Lee Fisher Com promised by "Unprincipled Man" Uusbniid Hired. FKMIT OF SIX YKAKS KNDS By a decision of the Appellate Division of tho Supremo Court yesterday .Mrs. Florenco E. Fisher wins for tho third time In a suit for divorce brought against her by Bob-rt Lc Fisher, a broker, which has been pending for six years, niid In which two new trials have previously been ordered by tho courts. The "In"' court dismisses thn suit and thete. will bo no furth'r litigation. Fisher nccuted his wlfo of misconduct In 1907 nt tin. Hotel Victoria and else where with Charles Prince. In her an swer Mrs, Fisher alleged that through her husband's connivance she was thrown Into companionship with Prince and that n this way she was placed In situations with him which might tend to compro mise her name nnd lend somo basis to the allegation. The case, was tried before) JU'tlco Oreenbaum, who found that Mrs. Flshor had been guilty of misconduct, but that sho met Prince nt tho places charged through a conplrncy between Prince and Flshor, und for th.a reason be. dismissed tho case. Prince, who was called ns a witness for Mrs. Fisher, rcfued to answer qtn s Hons on thn ground that thev might tend to lnerliilina.tn or degrn-'e him. Prince Is u pianist nnd musical conductor em p.oyed by the Columbia Phnnoxr.iph Com pany. The opinion of Jutlcn tlreenbaum, on which tho Appellate Division affirmed thn Judgment In favor of Mrs. Fisher, stated thnt Fisher Introduced his wlfo to Princip al a Masonic ball In Terrace Harden nnd that this meeting was prearranged be tween Fisher and Prince. Three weeks later detectives were engagtd to trail Mrs. Fisher and Prince and they were found In u compromising situation at tho Hotel Victoria. The court found that "It was conclusively established that the plaintiff had prearranged with the core spondent for a money consideration to pl.i-o his wife In a compromising posi tion." PROF. CHESSIN ESCAPES JAIL. emirl Viicntcs Arrest llrdi-r In llni ncy llhiirrr Suit. The Appe'latr Dlvllon of the Supreme Court vacated yestenlav nn order of nr reit obtained for Alexander S. Chessln, a '-onmltlng engineer nnd formerly pro .lnliti Hopkins uiuersl-ies. In u suit by Marshall A Harne. a lawyer, for JIDO. 000 damages for alienating the affections of Clalro T Barney. Prof. Chesbln was releaed under $2. i ."no balL He nskuil that tho order of nr- Ola For Mmiffffs amid Neckpieces composed of the popular pelts, will be pla"?! on sale to-morrow (Saturday) at very special prices. MUFFS $18.50 IS. 00 is.oo 2E.00 35.00 . Smoked Wolff . . Rose Wolf . . Hudson Seal . . Pointed Foj: . Chinchilla Squirrel Also Women's Fur and Fur-laned Cot's, Men's Fur-lined Dress Overcoats, a- t Chjrsn's Fur Sets, at mos'i-attractive p.r (Fur Department, Third Floor A Clearance SaDe of Wommeini's Boots amid Siippers to commence to-morrow (Saturday, comprise alt styles aloout to be dlgcorV. e . . This Footwear, heretofore in stock at ."" 1 to I'O.OO per pair, will be specially prtei i follows : Slippers .... pCr par $2 Boots . . per pair 5.3.25, 4.35 & " (Women's Shoe Department, Secoinf - Appreciable Reductions have been r- - - the priicec of Women's Coats and Wrap.-i Including O'vergarments for toih practical' wear. Extraordinary Pric Reductions been effected in Misses' Tailor-rnade Suits, After rib and lEvenin Drerses, Coats, VVr-r-etc.; r'&o in Girls' School Drss.:.. Coats and Separate Skirts, fessor of mathematics at Columbia and rost bo vacated, on the ground , r rotations with Mrs. Barney hi.,- ,. "entirely proper nnd cottven lot-1 lln, thnt ho wants tho cnc trnas' r. t,, Blchmond county, where ho llve ' riier that It may bo tried at once. Prof i ' n told tho court that all his n-ltn- u In Blchmond county. "FITZ" NOT IDOLIZED AT HOME Mrs, l'Kfslmmons, Seeding lllinrr-, Snys Hp Alinseil Iter. CittC'Atio, Dec. 24. Mrs Jn! a Mir ford Fltzslminons testified t ! n suit for divorce that Hob I-' - ''If- ex-cha'mplun heavyweight, i nc in nis own noine linn no r followers. Judge Walker to !. e under advisement after Mrs ri'r -n - ins ' "IS t -K U." 'or 1 nn rhad accused her husband nf 'cm Intoxicated, throwing tuttlis at i, ;lng her and threatening to she t 1 "lie useu to go away an I brought homo by some of h said Mrs. Fltislmmins, wh , restoration of her maiden nam she uses on the stage. Al licet r mill Wife Itcpnrtril in Hnvr Settled Own Dliorce Our, Minfiola, L. I., Dec. 21. Frr.-n sn ,Kt wiucn is very rename it w, ist-h tfl day that tne trouuies or air at Beeves havo been settle ! an ! ' will bo no lawsuit In the Su r. here next month. Mrs. Beeves ha an action against her luisbjr. l, number of the girls of his cn-n;., respondents and In return Be-v. a counter suit, naming several i men. M V ' '-sr. ' "' .rt ..ht ri xht r.t It Is reported that Mrs. Beeves, nn coming out of the l.nv olllces of f-ehi-it A tlrnhim In Cedar street vr?tri,-.v r,n plump Into her husband on the on- - "oor There wero no preliminaries, bit tin couple fell Into each other's nr-r- t(,, couple an said to have return i t0 th olllcc of Mr. Graham and t-;. 1 - m t'iey hud mad" tin Neither Mr llesv. hli wlfo nor Mr. elrnhnm out 1 b- it.i lire to-night "Mnrllii V. I.IKIetoii .Vol to l,, t S'WSn IIUIlDP fllsr I'r. .lames Cunningham Bishop, rhe s.keT won his uppe-al to tho Appeta-o Dlvl-lm of tho Supremo Court yestenl.iv f oi.. n order directing him to pay j? " -.. ,rj.9) fco to Martin W Littleton, at-or e for nls former wife. Mrs. Abigail ltavo.:l( Bishop, for hervlces to be rendered In proceeding before Joseph B. Truesda'e as referrfl. In which Mr Bishop asks to havs his former wife's alimony reduced 'ti.t $15,000 to $3,500 a year, becnusc bis .-jrn lugs havo been materially lesse-i-i ptp .liilin T. Kellj's Wtfi- ns III- Ileal Her. A ult for separation agar-st Uhn T Kellv, tho niinr, wa tiled l'i t' s r.rr Court yesterday by Mrs. Dolor, - I-1 rc-- Kelly, to whom he was nurr inl ,i- n.w iinne. N. on August 27. l'. -lr Kelly, who now lives With bet n r tt , Elmhiirst, L. 1 , alloitoH that b I' i-id beat her nnd Jlnallv refun .1 t . ;.jr her. She makes other chargis. S e jay ho gets from J3M0 to $400 a w-i and tisks alimony basod on such ejrnincs NECKPIECES $ i? ,", 15.00 IS. CO U 53 land thev nlrendv arc celebrating Christ-1