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THE SUN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 1915.
PROBERS NAMED FOR THE SERVICE BOARDS T.rzMntlve CoinmiUcc Will Re fill Hi'iirinirs Here Next Wt'ilnosday. ENGLAND FEELING STRAIN, END NEAR, BANKER THINKS J. Selwin Tait Points to Stoppage of Foreign Loans as Admission of Financial Distress, and Also to German Minister's Fears. CLEARY PROSECUTOR MUST FACE CHARGES HOTEL DE GINK OPENING A REAL SWELL FUNCTION 1 Vt 1I.IA OX .MAY GO JJACK Ata-1 Jhii. :i. The Joint legislative , ,i which Is to InvtstlRiitn tlio Slntc c Si i re Commissions wns appointed .j,v r i.I inmittlliitclyotKnnlzoilbyclect x set dr-orge K. Thompson of Nl . ,, i ., chairman. Its llrst public bcs- ,;t .v MM In the AluVniianlc Cham ,,. Niw York olty next Wednesday iftti t'vrnos of tlio two I'ommU on "' tlx- public service corrdm ,,i 'he principal object of tlio In- . i '' in. H Hi"1 said to-day. It Is be- ,. v P tliut nil lUo New York city , .winners w III so. u lit.. in It- Willcox, ex-chairman of the min'.-uii. had a lone conference with ,,,v W n tman to-day at the Executlv? m o i 'l repoiti'U that he Is la.ted . i.i.nii.in of the rt-orjliuilied board. Xf , ..nt nimbrrg of the New York i.hiiii" ' Kdwuril K. McCall, chair- ,',n I Si-uctunt Cram, lleorge V. H. v Milu It. Maltble and 11. CoKmU ho,i,I. Te members of the tip-Slnte com- ni-ioT Seymour Vim Santvoord, - u.jn .Martin S. Heclicr. Dcvoo I'. 'ln.un William Temple Kinmet and I'rAtik M Irvine. The uv-State ummlMlon also Is to have , ntw mi mbemlilp. Oov. Whitman .ild n of the N'-w York city Commissioners ,d ri ri-KlKii'd, but he declined to tuta i try of i ne up-State members had Bent i v r resignation. iii Mnnclnril lln. Dropped. T.-r grnet.il chars? asalimt each com n i- that tli hUh Mimd.ird etub t.y tho two Public Service Com-ii-ior- J llrst appointed by Uov. lugJi-s ha not been maintained slnco the j.niocratlc Commissioners were added In n four year of DcmucVatle rule. It Is 10 planned to change the Jurl i.ct. 'n i the New York city commission y g.xlng t control of all of Long Island ,nd Wtchester county. It Is conceded ,iat two I'uMlc Servlc- Commlsiluns will e conllmi-d. but whether the membership 1 ei h i m.ntlon will be uducul from ne to tin e ts not et decided. Chalimin Thompson i-Ais aked what n f ii'iulry It was proposed 'to follow i,d ie k.i' this uusuer: "We will follow any line that look is Ihoucii !l ought to b-i followed. If Jirte weeks ti not sufllclent time we II tinv longer. ' W ,lum llayward, counsel to the Oov :nor, w is oftlclnlb designated a coun - I to tue prole committee alter u. con- nre the committee had with Oov. Mr.-n in. The iiovernor and th- com- , , tf i . n talked the l'tiblle Sen'lee Com-ii.0!- over thorotiBhly. All complaints Men ii.ne bten sent to Oov. Whitman inf 'tiliiK the commissions will be turned ,ti to ,M.. llayward for use In the In ,tU i' ion "We wili make this Investliration b- ut so .naiiy complaints have been naif iiraliist the commission that It n:tm." proper." said Chairman Thompson. I'rolic l He ThoroiiBli. T i committee will be clad to hear nyt '.inB of Importance that oiiKht to r m -o iKated. Communlcatlonn to tho omnilt:e should ho slmied, for I do ,ot think much of anonymous oommunl atlcms. This lnvstlBatlon will be thor ough ' .Senator Thompson will (to to New York 4-morrow to meet Senator Mills, another ,iemjer of the committee, and tnako ur ingi'menn with Mr. llayward ror be .'nn'mt the probe. A sub-commlt- . of ihiee had b-eii named to make ar-u,R-aicnt for the meetlnc. Serseant-t-Arms Charles It. Ilotallm; of tho Sen Ur ha Ix-cn selected to act a eerseant-t-a, tii' for tho committee. Temporarily the headiiuarters of th am.'i ttee will b- at the Ulltmore, but subsi'iuently ii sub-committee conls,llu; f Senators Cromwell and Uiwton yni A"emblyniati Maler will iirrance a orninent luMiUiuarters. Ueut -Oov. Schoeneek nnnouncfKj tbe o:t"Wins as th Senate members of the oiinut'ee : Oeor;e Thomn.on of Nl fin. Owjrire Cromwell of Richmond, Hlon I.. Mills of New York, K. It. Uiw of Brooklyn. Republicans, nnd Jnmes Kolev of New York, Democrat. Sneaker Sweet announced these mem--s of t lie rommlttee from tho Asetnbly: Uf" of Seneca, Knlcht of Wyonilns. McOultlon of Kings, Klncald of Ouon igi. lle.iubllcanH Hull of Klnxs and nen -hue of New York, Democrat;. BOARD MUST GET OUT PEB. 1. Whltmnn Ilenles Itninest of Civil ervlr- llends for llelny. Avsamt. Jan. 21. Oov. Whitman was ,Ved 10-dav to extend tho life of the . ruent state Civil Service Commission te-.d February 1, when their reslgna- ,-is necoine effective, ho that the .New ,rk , tv Civil Service Commission may .lam away charges made against tho -omI The rciuest cam from the ritate 'on ni.Hsioi.er's counsel. Frank Moss, for- inriv Whitman's nsslhtant. Vol one day." was the Governor's enl T. e Oovernor was asked if hfl expected s nw boarl to continue the Investlga ' on or tlio New York city commission. -i ins nser was that ho expects th , resn-1 board lo make a report to him netore the commissioners go out of office n February 1. GLYNNS SAIL NEXT WEDNESDAY. I'l-I.nt ernnr nnd AVIfi- Going lo I" pnsltlon Vlu I'nnnnin, Ai.n.VT, Jan. 21 I'x-Oov. Olynn and I't ii inn will sail from New York on 'stMiin ;7 for Panama and from there nrmjgli the canal to San Francisco, 'Uiere the will be present at the opening 'ho Panama exposition. Mrs Charles S. Whitman will be the honor guest ut luncheon to be given o. morrow by Mrs, Udward Itowdltch, HIT BY C. F. MURPHY AUTO. Nnllllo Vonllri'iil U.-fnp.ea to Let l'lilrlnit lie Called, Cisrlfs F. Murphy's automobile, In i Ins wife and daughter were riding, t millo Nonllrenl, 5, of 24S West nth htreet as he was crossing Fifth 'Hue 111 front of tho Holland House 'I't night M s Mabel Murphy Jumped out and 'red Nontlienl to the sidewalk, where -' ' iskrd him to let her call a physician, ! nfis.d. however, and went home. NORDICA WILL CASE PUT OFF. 1'iirtlier ProeeedlliK" In .vr Jer- e I Mill I'Vlirunry -I, I' rr.Knoi.ii. N. J., Jan. 21. After a brief n'nieiit by counsel before Judge John w Sim urn hue this morning further 4l ivoveedlngs 111 the matter of the ll an N'o-dlcn Young will were put off ii' I 1'ibruaty 4. ijcorge W Young, husband of Mme. o. dl ,i. and one of the nieces who object ' t'u. will ha offers were In court. ,'iiduineiil Asnlnsl lirnrm' W, YotuiK Judgment against Oeorgo W Young 1 ir.s: by default was entered In the Court jesterday In a suit In behalf estate of Herman Srhaus, the art .1,., tr. rwoitr foe nleliir and hang- polu to Mr Young in J910. Washington, Jan. 21. J, Selwin Talt, a prominent banker here, describe a re cent order of the Ilrltlsh Treasury as the most momentous financial development that has como ulnce the war began. Ho writes to a local paper: "Wo lenrn by cable to-day that the Ilrlt lsh Treasury, under n new ruling, forbldn future capital Issues outvlde of the em pire In Its Imtnedlato bearing on tho lm ternatlonal commetve of England, and on h cotisdiuencc of the United States, this Is tho most momentous announcement made In living memory. "Kmnec has always teterved to Itself til.) right of control In tho last anall over the rorclgn Investments of Its people. "llngland, on the other hand, has al ways allowed absolute freedom to her In vestors. Her Investment machinery lit been co developed during the past sixty years that. Instead of being open to the old Napoleonic reproach of being a na tion of shopkeeprrs, she has become a nation of stockholders, so that when Ixin don opens a subscription list for foreign loans the rtoue.Q conies not alone from tho clients and connections of the house of Issue but f I cm the whole of l"nKlund from John U'UrusUs to Dover. "Trndc Follim the I.onii." "It Is her readiness to raise ciulckly vast sums of money for foreign coun- , tries more than anything elso which has given England her International com- merclal superiority, and no phrase was! over truer than that 'trade follows tho loan.' So long as this condition of tlnan-1 JUVENILE DETECT1YE IS AGAIN POLICE HERO Louis Goldstein. Sonrennt at 13, Causes Conviction of Lottery Man. Morris Hoffman, a lunch counter waiter at 1 Kssex street was fined S3S In Special Sessions yesterday for operating a lottcy in wnn minors were parcel, auiis. - convlrtMi of Hoffman, who paid his tin I rather than serve live days In prison, was brouglr about by Louis Ooldsteln, 12 years old, of i". Second avenue, a detectlvo sergeant In the juvenile police force at tached to the Fifth street station. This was the second conviction obtained by Ooldsteln since h Joined the force, which was orgaulaed six months ago by 1'ollco Captain Sweeney and now has a membership of about 300 boys. A week ago he watched Hoffman Invite youngster o risk a cent on the chance of picking a tucky number on a Urge cardboard i divided Into numbertd squares. The for- ; tuuate "gammers" receiveu canes oi rhooola'e as urlzes. Goldstein knew this was against the law. and drew tho attention of Patrolman John O'Nell to it. Then the jmenne sleuth. In otder to procure evidence In the way follow sl by all grownup defectives, laid down his penny and tho policeman then arrested Horfman. His previous "collar" occurred three weeks ago, when he saw two men break ing open a showcase on the East Side. The thloves were si nteneed mtt months each In the workhouse. MODELS SHOW TENEMENT EVILS. , .nt. of New York Mt fr Washing , ' . . . ... .. , President Wilson In optosltlon to the bill. inunrrn -r.- mir.vi.u -., I.enxur llxlilblt. a moiel tenement and a very un - model" one. with babies, dirty rooms and crowded beds, were on exhibition yester day and will be for the rest of the week it the Iteadiiuarters of the Womin's Mu nicipal League, 42 West Thirty-ninth street. The tenements were so tiny that a small child would have delighted to play In them, nnd yet fo true to life that not a detail In the sordid life of the slums was missing. "They have been Invaluable for ex hibition purposes In the schools and at many public meetings," said Mrs. T J. llowlker. president of tho Hoston Munici pal league. In a lecturo yesterday morn ing at the headquarters, "and have done more than anything else to show tho children the real conditions of the homes In which they live as seen from the out side. Many children have gone home de manding that things be cleaned up, and have refused to bny groceries at stores where things were not clean." The New York Woman's Municipal League hopes to make some arrangement by which similar exhibits will be shown In the public schools to Instruct children how to live better. SUED BY WIFE; TELLS OF BILLS. Tailor llenles He Jlns 3(,O00 In come Object Alimony. Frederick William Whltaker, head of an Kngllsh tailoring establishment In B88 Fifth avenue, who Is being sued for $200 t month alimony and 2,u00 counsel fe-ss by his wife, Mrs. Mllllcent U. Whltake pending the trial of her action for divorce, told Justice Souddcr In the Queens County Supreme Court yesterday that his Income had been cut to about J 10,000 a year be cause his patrons were slow In paying their bills. It had been asserted that his Income was J5u.H)0, Mrs. Whltaker named as corespondent Mrs. Daisy N. Morgan, housekeeper In Mr. WhltaWs 150,000 mansion In Hayslde, L. I. Mr. Whltaker said his wife's charges were baseless. He asked the court to I deny the motion for alimony. Justice Scuddcr reserveu iteciston. CONVICTED IN AUTO THEFT. Former llnormnu nt lliistiinoli) ' lle- miiiiilf-il for Sentence, Hugo Werber. formerly doorman at Hustonaby's restaurant In West Thirty ninth streot, was convicted of receiving stolen property yesterday and Judgo Mu- lone in General bessious reniandtsl mm for sentence. Tho complainant was Har old Frank, a Yale student who wont to the. restaurant June 11 last, leaving hts autoinobllo outside. After dancing and dining ho discovered his enr had ben stolen. Frank reported the loss of the car to tho then manager. Anthony Martogolf, who advbl against reporting the theft to tho police and suggested the name of u pri vate detective agency uoing iiusmcss un der tho name of the Interstate Secret Service Detective Durenu, Inc., with of tlocs In the Aberdeen Hotel, This Frank did and Anthony Cennes, who turned out to bo tho detective bureau head, was put to work on tho Job. Tho car was recovered later when, OC' cording to the prosecution, It was being taken to a hiding place to be Kept until n reward for Us return was offered, y.",000 I'lre In Snlrm, Sai.um, Mass., Jan, 21. Fire In the business district to-night did J125.000 damage. At the outset It was feared that the flames would sweep a great part of the city, hut by hard work the tire depart' ment got the blaze under control. clal supremacy prevailed no other country could compete with England In the for eign markets of the world. "(lermany hoon rooognlied this and made the most desricrato efforts to lend to outside countries, and especially to SouUi America, what money they re quired. Her efforts to do this In the earlier days were almost pitiable, Iwr means were so small, but she persisted and In a very few years had greatly ex ceedwl even wealthy Franco In her loans to foreign countries, with tho result that (tar trade grew phenomenally, "Now all Is changed. Germany, l'Vance and, now, Kngland arc practically out of thn race for foreign trade by way of foreign loans, and the Held Is left freo to the United States to establish hemelf In their place to establish herstlf too. we hope t.oon. as tho inoney centre of this hemisphere and of the OrUnt. Tho phrats dollar exchange versus sterling exchange' Is no longer an Iridescent dream, but a pending actuality. If only we have tho courago and unanimity to take the won derful tide at tho flood. "in this last action of Kngland there Is. however, seen moro than the mere stoppage of hur foreign loan.. There Is the tacit admission that she Is financially feeling the strain of the war and needs all her money to help hear Its burden. Coming a this announcement dots at tho same time us the announcement that i the German Minister of finance Is re- signing from his position because of his doubts as to whether lio will be able to float successfully the second (Jorman loan of a billion and a quarter dollars, the veil lifts Just a little and tho end of the war Is probably not o r miote as It has seemed to be," TAMMANY SENDS TEN TO FIGHT LITERACY TEST Jewish Leaders Will Also fjeo President To-day and Ask for Veto. Tat executive committee of Tammany Hall selected ten men yesterday who will see President Wilson In the White Hous tQ he HmU1). .... , . Hurnctt immigration bill, because of th literacy t.tit for aliens. Tlw bill la before the President and he is to glvo a hearing upon It this motnlng. Tammany's ten are Senators Robert F. Wagner, James A. Foley and Christopher P. Sullivan, Judge Aaron J. Levy. Thomas j F. Smith, secretary of Tammany Hall ; ' 'Alexander 1. llorke. Morris Cukor. Alfred i I', ftlnlth, minority leader and ex-Soeaker i of tit-"' Assembly : Salvatore A. Cotlllo and Alfred J. Talley. Several of them are tlie ,w 'immlirriinix. The nartv left for v.ishtm-toii :tt ! :30 o'clook this morning. A resolution p.issed by the executive commltteu yesterday says that the literacy test would "exclude from this rcpuollc numberless alien Immigrants who have desired but been denied a literary educa tion In their native) land." The clause of tho bill tempting from the literacy test allem who seek admission to the United States "solely for the purpose of escaping religious persecution" will rtiult. In Tam many's opinion, "In the deportation of sucn aliens as ek ur shore; !r. order to etcape religious persecution If they are unable to prove that escape from religious per-ecutton was their sole purpose." A delegation of seventy-five Hebrew tho i ,n. nartv were llaUPl .11. 7, Margolle". llabbl Philip Klein, Habbl David Lcvetithal and llabtu soiomon jane. Jacob Maieldoff. editor of the Jrurfsh .Worn. iiij; Journal, and Judge -Leon Sanders. Ia-oii ICamalky. I. Irving Llpschltz, Samuel Mason and John L. Ilernsteln, represent ing tho Immigrant Aid Society A. mass meeting will be held In Cooper Vnlon on Monday night under the auspices of the llbrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society to continue the protest against the measure. DENIES ROW WITH WHITMAN. Mtr KiiKlnerr Sbti There Is Xo I'rlfllon User Cnnnl I'lnnnres. AtBANT, Jan. 21. State. Engineer Will iams denied to-day that there was any friction between his department and .he Oovernor because of the condition of the bargo canal finances, "I am now preparing an analysis of the work and finances connected with the canal Improvement," said State Engineer Williams, "and when this statement Is, ready In a few days we will know Just where we aie at. "The more I dig Into the barge canal finances the worse the condition seems to be. While I am considering the offer to go to Ohio to build roads, this had nothing to do with my criticism of .he canal llnances." "Tills financial situation will be straightened out at some cost to the people, I am afraid." added Gov, Whit man. WIFE SMOKES, SAYS McCORMICK. Assistant District Attorney In Tarn Accused of C'roelty. An allegation by Assistant District At torney Hobert C, McCormlck that his wife. Mrs. Frances H. H. .McCormlck. who Is suing him for a separation. Insisted on going Into the men's compartment of a railway car to smoke cigarettes while re turning from the funeral of her mother In Milton, Pa a year ugo was made yes terday In the Supreme Court. Since the McCormlCks fceparateu the Assistant dis trict Attorney has been staying at the Itepubllcan Club and his wife has re mained at their home In Hronxvllle. McCormlck alleges thit on New dear's eve, 1313, ho ana his wire were tnemoers of a party or eignt, at me ititi-caruon, and that after Mrs. McCormlck had par taken of a good deal of champagne she wanted to smoke cigarettes, but he ob jected because no one else In the dining room was smoking. He says Mrs. .Mc Cormlck nevertheless took one from her case and rmoked, almost breaking up the party. Mrs. McCormlck charges her husband with cruelty and says he told her several times to leave him. She alleges that while he was courting her he drank mild beverages, but after marriage he began to drink heavily. Justice Cohalan reserved decision In the case, NO SECOND GRIFFIN SENTENCE. Woman to Sersc Federal Trrm He, fore Stale Court Acts. Mrs. Clara 11. Griffin was not sentenced by Judge Crain in General Sessions yes terday on three Indictments for grand larceny to which she pleaded guilty on Monday. Sentence was deferred until she Is reluased from Auburn prison, to which institution she was sent for six years by Juil so Holt In the Federal court on Wednesday. Assistant District Attorney Dickinson told tho court that he computed that the larcenies of Mrs. Orlffln would total at least ?:5C,??n. Vliltninn Asks Gngnn to An swer Accusations of Keep ing Hack Evidence. HEARING OX FEMIUA11Y 3. AttuHi, Jan, 21, Charges against District Attorney Thomas Oagan of nock land county because of his conduct of the prosecution of William V. Cleary were filed to-day with Oov Whitman. The Governor served a copy of the charges on the District Attorney and notified hl-i that he would get a chance to answer them at rwon on February 3, cither In person or by counsel. Frederick II Newman, father of tho young man Cleary shot and killed, brings the charges, fifteen In number, which allege that Oagan was "wilfully negligent and derelict In hg duty." The District Attorney Is charged among other things with having purposoly over looked certain formalities In the drawing of the special Jury panel to make a loop hole on which Cleary could havo ap. pealed should the verdict have been dif ferent; with acting In collusion with the defence to suppress evidence which would have shown that Cleary did know of the marriage of his daughter, and with sum ming up in such a way.as to make a plea for the nmcused man, The Snrrlni! Chances. The specific charges against District Attorney Oagiut are that he was "wilfully negligent and derelict In his duty" In tho following Instances: Falling to have Cleary arrested im mediately after he presented himself nt tho District Attorney's ofllce anil said h had shot Newman and asked to be arrested. Falling to call as witnesses Mrs. Kate Cleary, Mrs. Anna Newman and Dr. David P. Hhultz, who could have given material testimony. FaJling to call representative busi ness men of Haverstraw John Springer, William Waldron and others who were on the train with Cleary and noted his "rational man ner and conduct Just prior to the shovrtlng." In not seeing to It, when the Jury panel was drawn, that tho formali ties prescribed by etatuto were ob served, leaving the verdict open to the question of appeal had thn resul' been unfavorable to Cleary, Falling to require Cleary' to b' pro. duced In court at the beginning of the trial, until udmonlshed by the court. Falling to ellc.lt all th faols from the witnesses Hugh Sheridan and Joslah Felter which they testlrted to at the Coroner's Inquest. Complains of Jurors. In excusing Jurois satisfactory to the complainant and In accepting Jur ors who appeared favorabb to the defence. In not consulting material wit nesses, Mrs. Vandeizee and Mtv Ly man Appleton. who could have testl tled that Mrs. K.itu Cleary, wife of William V. Cleary. admitted that CKiry knew of tho mnrrluge of their daughter prior to the shooting, and In curtly dismissing the petitioner (Newman) when ho attempted to ap prise the District Attorney of tin fact that these two witnesses were material witnesses to Impeach tho tes timony of 'Cleary. In not furnishing the facts for the cross-examination of witnesses to Henry Hacon. his associate In the prosecution, when he permitted Tbieon I to cross examine certain witnesses In suffering to bo enacted In the court a eoenc between tho defendant. Clean', and his daughter, Anna, on her way to the witness stand, and In allowing It to be repeated on her way from the stand, and In vividly pictur ing to the Jury- this scene In his sum ming up, and recallng tho scene to their minds with its sympathetic ap peal and characterizing It as an unusual display of parental attention. In failing to establish the character of witnesses called In tho defence of Clear'. ''H Intimate associates of Clean-." Including Hugh Sherldnn. the ofllcer who saw the shooting and did not arrest Cleary. Tells of Letters 'ot I'sed. In not attempting to Impeach Anna Clear', Mrs. Knte Cleary and Will iam V. Cleary by statements In let ters of Anna Cleary In his possession, which "said letters the D.etrlct Attor ney has refused to return to thn petitioner, who entrusted them to him." In permitting the Impression to go to the Jury that any and all kinds of mental excitement might be legal defence to Justify th taking of a human life. In not prosecuting the case In good faith with the object of proving the crime charged, but In acting In col lusion with the defence with the ob ject of aiding tne defence to obtain a verdict of acquittal. Accompanying these oharges are the af fidavit of Newman and the Grand Jury minutes containing the testimony of cer tain witnesses Newman mentioned In Ills charges. DANCE FOR UNEMPLOYED. Contest for Amntenrs Is One of the Featnres. In the largo ballroom at Sherry's last night a danco was held In aid of the Unemployed Heneflt Society of this city. There wsyre features In the way of special dancer, among them an exhibition of mod- em dajces by Miss Joan'Sawycr and her partner, and there, wcro also classic dances by the Haroness von Itottenthal. Miss nessle Merrltt und Mr. Draper did a minuet In Colonial costume and ufter Uie exhibition there was a dancing con test for amateurs In the waltz, onestcp and fox trot for prizes. About tho ballroom were arranged sev eral booths at which were sold flowers, candy and cigarettes and these were pro. sided over by girls In costumo. Miss Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden band played for general dancing. Among the patronessoa who were active In arranging the dance, we;re Mrs. Arte mas C. Plummor and Mrs. William O. Eno. Adulating them wcro the Misses Alice Wilson. Eleanor Sampson, ClRra Cornell, Jfu- Kno anfl Morjorlo and Dor othy Hancock. 1il nr Per MONTH UPON PLEDGE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY THE PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK MANHATTAN MtONX fourth Avenue, cor. 2Sth Stft Courtlandt Av. cor. 148th Street ll&AvrSnfth's Graham Avenue?" Debcvol St. ftW'?; a,hd street Mn Avenue, cor. RcKkaway Ave. e2?7St bhn"oniAAvs. l LOANS REPAID WITHIN pSt Houlton S St. . TWO WFFKS FROM DATE Doings Start for ( Fair When Hon. Bat Nelson Appears Wearing Gold Teeth and Openface Scenery Schubert and Dvorak Played for Hoboes. Not until the Hon. Battling Nelson, ex lightweight champ, ainered at Worth and Centre streets last night at 10 o'clock, beautifully decorated from crush opera hat and open faced clothes down to his daintiest dancing pumps, could one say that the tremendously formal function that marked tho opening ot the Hotel da Olnk had really" caught Its full stride. City Chamberlain Henry Uruere and other celebrities already had made spcecheA Flashlights hod banged. Tho music of Dvorak. Schubert, IJceUiovcn, Haydn ct al had been sawed olt steadily by a string band, Vaudeville songsters from Hammersteln's had raised tho roof and everybody within sight had got thrte lusty cheers repeatedly. Hut the entranco of the Hon. Hat clad In Ms gold teeth and evening scenery was tho master sma,li of a mastorful evening. Everybody knows, or ought to know- b Uis Umo that tho Hotel de Olnk Is an unused. live stcrlwl building at Centre and Worth street, owned by the city and un occupied until Jeff Davis, tho hobo king, and the city auUiorltles got together on u scheme to let Jeff's followers clean tne, place up nnd run it on H community plan to houso and fled tho down and outers. Their WiirU Well Done. For four or five days Jeff and his band have been sweating over piles of old lum ber, cleaning up rubbish, scrubbing the floors and generally making the long un used building habitable. And last night when Mr. Hrtieru and members o tho .Mayor's committee Interested In th" scheme entered the Hotel de Olnk tsey saw nt a glance that the hoboes luid done the cleaning up work well. There was a Hag decorated rostium at the east end of tho big loft when- the men sleep, from which spewhes too many to mention were niado while the flashlight brigade tiled to blow the poor old Hotel do Gink apart. Out In tle rentre of the floor, roped off like a sublimated prize ring, stood a piano of the old fashioned square kind which had been donated by th" Tel-Electrlc people. Uirgc Hags of nil nations hung In fes toons Indoors and two Ininienso American Hairs fluttered from tho Centre and the Worth street sldos of tho building. F.lec tilc lights ".lad the dingy bslldlng trans forni'it Into a brilliant spot whre usually ut ulghl all Is dai knees. Inside b'tw-n the walls r. tho four sides of the toped square tho floor was solidly packed an :he night wnt on with stuiidies, most of them wearing black or Kr.i iinmi'i BHiru. unu i-;t, liiiu i uunrm ,i "'..r'"" of commerce. For you should understand! Rii. .iff.-, u- ur.i ...... o l". Here forcibly In ono of his speeches of the evening. :h- hobo is an artisan or t laborer willing to work and looking for It who tramps only bocatwo he's look ing for work from town to town, but a tramp. In the hobo's way of thinking. Is well, a tramp, and beneath the notice of th- great Industrial army of hoboes, Along the west wall Jeff and his as sistants had roped off smaller squares. In th firs; of the.cn stood the Hotel de Gink's turner. Jimmy Presto, shaves frceiure a piker compared to muh. I'm thn and a clean towel per each nd Slgnor champ hobo of the world, or was. I've Presto lives un to his las: name; yestcr-' covered 75.U00 miles." ilnv tvltri th riAU' SK i"inr nn nd be, the cutlery house of Wock 'n Fulton ttieet. Presto shaved thirty-two glnkh In , a shade over an hour and tlftren minutes.; J l'l,.ll.n nn .ih s,...n. i . .. Mipropnnteiy enough, the ropd Mall the Friday menu on many sheets of paper. over at the door sat Slim Jim Jams, the hotel clerk, Inside a railed enclosure, with a small pad before him. Bach sheet of the pad was printed as follows: Mr To See .Mr HOTEL HE OLNK Henceforth If you wish to address Man ager Jeff Davis" personally or crave con verse with any of the patrons of the Hotel d Gink you will kindly fill out tho slip and Slim Jim Jnms or an assist ant will havo the gentleman paged. The .Menu. Hero's a copy of thn menu which Hobo Doc Ileoker was typing: "wn THANK vot: A I.I." lintel do (link Corner Worih and Centre Street" MF.N't llrejkfu.nl Coffee and Chi. filyl ' Luncheon Junsie Htewecl Onions .Msshed Polatofs C'ofte,, and I fllnqer superior MullWitn a la "De tllnk" Oraure a U PaeAdena, Cal. Apple rle Adsra C'oiTes de Hobo and Ilread Aqua de Croton "Hi: IT F.VRR SO IM'MHLK OVFt HOMr." Orunrt Opening' While the bright lights were burning ngalnst the arrival ot the Hon. Hattllrig Nelson, upon the flag decked rostrum ex Hobo Happy Fr.edd Long, treasurer of thn Hotel de Gink, made a rpeeeh about the heating plant which even those clly olllclals who had arrived seemed to he delighted with. Happy Freddy Long told how Jeff nnd tne nremern nan caueu ujion electric wire stringers among tho patrons, steam titters tempornrlnlly residing nt the hotel and other skilled workers to string wires, Hx the boiler of the heating plant so the pressure was reduced to Vfteen pounds for safety's sake, and altogether had got the place shlpsliare. "Hut after we've got fhn boiler in grand working order." said Happy Freddy, "the Police D-partnifnt so far ain't seen fit to give us a permit to start the Are. So I says," he concluded In even and quite d!spasslonae tones, "start the tiro and t'll with the Police Department!" Mag nltlcent applause.) It should not be supposed, however, that the oratory of the evening wis Incendiary Not once were the hated classes de nounced nor a hint of lawlessness aired jlf fine excepts Happy Freddy's nonchalant remark about thn police dewy In granting the boating perml" In faut the two patrolmen who occa sionally wandered In nnsjng tho crowd wero greeted happily and J(T and his, secretary oh. yt, Jeff has a hecrotary, 1 Mr. Cliff Meyers and lesser otllcluls 1 if . i , ... ,r . j' , ., : , , me on a lasi ma train at JleniD i s when J i"i"", '" .m-x.umer , Houl de Gink's llrst aid lo tho Injured , , ' ? Menm ,s in Thackara. Jr., and Mrs. Thomas T. Gauni drug store ,t present presided over b j , j jieniphu so fast that 1 was in hoc : "' among tho. who havo given their Hobo Do.- Jack Heckfr. with a volunteer , fm. . mc.nths." name as purons utv IWdent Wilson r.KUl..r physician soon to be on the job A ..We ., , nlnete-n (Jai Charles S. Whitman. OThellus N roped siioe repairing hop is ..ex to he . Monoi nLr Ced'? Hllss. Jr.. i.nd It. Fulton Cutting, drug .torn und a tailor shop Is building , ,,lU ,hf brak" nian il." t "u u ,l7nio Tho boxes for the ball have been taken vSit" iim rv n..ie .riding on the blind with me and it carno Mr"- ,M"lln M- 'y,II-'' Mr- Hownn" While Hobo Df Hec ctr sat at a typo- , , , t burned in)' face. And Carroll. Mrs. George J. Gould. Mrs. Wll'- wiite" In one comer laboriously typing ...,,., ,,,.', u'"cu 'ce' Ana m. Mr, .lnhn rnrLi pinned foot long whit badges of muslin with "Hotel de Olnk" printed on the mus lin In big black letters on tho policemen's chests. An amateur string quartetone was a physician, one an artist and two were brokers, and all asked that their names bo not used played Dvorak's "Humor esque," Schubert'n "Death and tho .Maiden," Ucethovon's C minor quartet, opus m, No. 4, and. the "Kalsor Quartet" as a starter. In the meantime patrons woro leglster Ing until tho limit capacity of 100 were on hand. They wrote their real names on the register, but Jtff, when asked what names thoy wcro known by to tho brelhern, recalled Terrible Teddy, Hoston Slim, Jersey Hllm, New York Ited, Vtlca who played the Juwsharp divinely and Champ th lleef. Opposite their real names the ginks must write the names of their trades, for It l a rule of the Hotel de Gink that no body may tay there unlewt ho Is willing to work. Opposlto ono namo In the reg ister the imtrou had written. "Painter, Plumber and porler." "Short order cook, stovo moulder," wrote another. Still another was positively gifted. lie wroto that h knows how to be a "deck nana, tin-man, waiter, porter and cook.' And one, appropriately from Hoston, gave hi occupation as "interpreter, nurwa and harber." In among ull these willing workers strode the -plight' Io Llppa, chief of house deti-Olvcs of the Hotel de Olnk und onictally known a "Chief of ;lic Jungle Hulls." Hut all was orderly. Chief Llppa hud nothing to do except playfully to Plnoh .Mr Uruere. Secretary Joh.i It. Shu lady of the Muyor"s Committee on Unem ployed, Frank I. Cohen, ex-Master of Pub lic Works of Glasgow, Scot.imd. whose high hat and broad Scotch burr made a hit with the ginks; Secretary Allanson T. Hriggs of the Court House Hoard; Cvrus L. Sulzberger. Leon Arnstcln ni.d others who have Interested themselves in Hie woes of the unemployed. All wero brought Wore Judge Jeff Davis and sen tenced to he cheered three times and then to make speechs. "I"v been pinched, as you say," Nald Mr. Hruero when hauled before Judge Jeff, "but I believe that what has been started hero In this building will save muiiy from bring pJnchcd this winter not pinched by the cops, but by tho cold winds of wintry nights." Mr. Ilruere and the other speakers all had words of encouragement for the ho boes and their hotol. At ono point King Jeff Davis was m akin if his xnrech ul thn time ana wearing Mr. Cohens high hat above the Davis sweater while orating enthusiasm roso to the point where oratory was interrupted while Mr. Cohen handed -,i ..i,.. . , ',,i!o-imbu;dr,,arb'r o,h,r I 1 from I Tin- Hon, lint Appenrs. Th. IIni.mf.nlnn. T.V.. .11 . Hammersteln's. burst forth with "The Llttlo Houso Upon tho Hill" then and ! oilier songs and were in tho midst of r carolling when th. iZ Y.tC S,n !,,i .1,11 n." 1,'l,tll,I,fr Mis, s-irfiirS Vt l ,entcrei1 wU!l Mlss Santoro of tho Victoria. ! lou car yourlf the Kinir of thn HoWs, ehr' grlnnud Hat In happy scorn when formally lntroduccil to Klmr .Ten' Davis. "Maybe you're the king hobo, but I bade. Kid?" cried lKns- .I,.rf "I hen arouna ?n world twict and around the States three times und T covered 3tl5,00 miles In my time." "Well, what's tho fastest you ever vv on 1 7" demanileo mi ! "Six month ir.ilii' ihrnui-i. r...M.. onuc.. ..,, - .,. T.i, ... Hut the Hotel do Gink had grown Im patient. Out onto the floor they led Hat umld clieeia such .is some commander ;n the Kuropean war may get when heading tho big peaco parade through Paris or Berlin, as the ca may be. In days to come. mulYXi:10 CENT GIVES JIAN J0B in introducing the. Hon. luttllng. nai men tout the stories he Is telllnc ' Hammersteln's and related some , hobo ' at experiences ot nis own. Ami songsters Hilly Leo. Hob Harding. Hilly Uarr, Vln cent Sknla nnd otlier professional nertons I of the stage lipped Into song until it was tlmo ror Manager Jeff to shoo his children under their blankets spread on theloor and so to sleep. nlvorce for former rrlni-rns. Tke.s'ton'. N J., Jan. "1. Chancellor Walker signed this morning n final decree or divorce for Florence F.lsworth Hazard Auersperg, wife until to-day of Prince Francis Auersierg of Austria. She was the daughter of the lHto !:, C. 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Tlint Is. "lii'nfrnl" Won Id Tell Miiynr .llltrliet llntr. If Judgo Klbert H. Gary, chairman of thn Mayor's Committee on Unemployisl. or Mayor Mltehel himself will drop a few lines 1n eire of thu Waldorf-Astoria to the famous "General" Jacob S. Coxey of Mas nlllon, Ohio, askin- his cooperation In solving the unomplosod problem ho will be glad to uld them and will see to it that all tho uneinplojed In tills city p..l Jobs. "They han twn laughing at mo for years," said "o.ey. "but 1 know how to solve thn pioblem. I wrote the Mavor telling him how glad I was to see him ap point su'-h an able ma.n as Judge i.larv Itcst nssurtsl Judge Gniy and his commit tee can s.olvo tho problem, but they slmpl won't." "General" Coxey. who was attired In r long tur coat and who wore In hie scarf a sparkling diamond whs lis a huppv mood. "We have come to the construc tion period," said he, "and wh-ii tliero Is no demand for lalw In production I Hug gtst that wo wnploy the unemployed It beautifying and Improving. Our roads srr In a mot disgraceful condition and then are a thousand other Iniprownienr thai should ho made. Few people reallzo the wasto the nation by tlio loss of R,- uin-niinojisi hh-h. .u an average ,of 1-50 M"r ,la" MCh 11 inn"" ll.r.on.ooi. 0M:U ,Uy M Wl1"5,,"f If tM" lfwt ,ab' wc'p f'nployod in hu Idlng roads i ut SIR.- of eighteen foot brlfk roads u year, which would In less than seven months com pleto tho roud oystutii of Ohio." "" ",0 ,0I"U ' prewperlty Covey, who ? ,n "" .Mto'"' 0-!l,'rr.' "usin.s ..suit good i tlme-s m o nlusul. He pi edicts this lo calise ho go an order nbmit four weeks " to ""W nno ot tm ,,lK ",ul with sand. "When I got that order." said the General. J said to no-elf. 'Sha ha changed.' " BALL FOR OUR OWN POOR." Mnjnr IIiiii'cIhiI to Attend AfTnlr at nlltliKire To-nlgln. 1 118 -Mayor anu Mrs. jonn I'urro perisiim in puouc in n!lvo PromlH-d to attend to-night tli, "Will rqr our own poo-." which Is t, lK! 1""1'1 ,h0 Cascade ballroom of th ii!! '.:!'.'.' .. til. Hie committee of the ball Include Mr." Ira IVirros. Mrs Lindsley Tannin. Airs A. A Atidoreon, Mrs. Kdwln Gould, Mr .1 Warren Iine. Mrs. McCoskry Hut'. Mrs. Ira Harrows and Mrs. CorneHus ' Hllss, Jr. There will w s.mo sped., features In the line of dancing and 11 Natzy's orchestra will play. ,,. ,, , wmm,. r.IOr"'r .'00; '.l1' "LL pI,V to f'' lieve the unemployed which Inspector O'Hrien has put Into oporatlon In tho Mad ison strfct precinct. This comprise the collection of 10 cents a week from prop erty holders and storekeepers to make up the salary of a reputable unemplod clt zen who shall keep the sidewalk and urea ways clean in the block In which sub scribers aro located. Although the plnn had Just been In augura-t.-d Inspeiuor O'llrKii ' persumlod over a hundred property owneis to con tribute, and the plan was tried througluiu seven city blocks In the prnolnct If i continues successful the Commissioner will place It In lorce throughout all the pr' duets. Tho money will not pass throne' the hands of the police, who will a.-i merely as supervisor lo seo that the worl Is faithfully performed the GREAT WAR German Chancellor, By T. P. British Regiments at the Front. TEN Numbers (carcfullj picked), SOc Months, $1 ; 6 Month., $2 ; 1 Year, Si CrurilU ll.u, AnuW St., SlrmsJ. U,U, W.C k nr. ! I H M i 1 1 T M- m ikJ Lit. mm ii ii i mi niniMn i n