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THE SUN, TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1915.
THOUSANDS FOR SUBWAY JOBS; FEW ARE HIRED fonfradors )ny V-,uv JVn HltiVs. Kvcti if Law Is Ilcpcalcd. 1,I.I!IK KOI, YKAKS. IT LAV 1)011)1 A NT Am I ions, native r i . uii .i ' ;.!( ! by the thousands, lunl-l yctcidny morn ing toward the vailous shufls In the city which nre thn heiuhiuarU rs of the j subway contractors. All were anxious (or work; nil were eager I" work ill .0 cent .in hour; nil w-rn willing to handle sp .lit? or pick, and cadi thought in was physically lli to duplicate the work of mhii foielgner who had ' hrcn Uf lurgcd bceaiisii tho Court of Vppeils held that It Is Illegal to employ j h foreigner mi public work. Hut. according to olili lul reports rrydo by tho contrai'tnie to the Public.. Fervid- C'urnmlHotoii. onl uhout 9,000 ' men were ut work, on liunlt coii!t ruc tion yot-terday, whereas about Si.tiAO ti employed on February 1. Just way this is tho cnnlrnctois re fused to nay, r ferrlng the matter ( ( A. t'runi', secietary of tin- (leneral I'liiilrnctors Amo latloij mid spokesman ior tho contractors engaged In transit lonstructi-jr.. He was In A'baliy. Ob servers mm nw un- men iihiiik -'ii unric thought incy iookcii us strong .in tho nirn thoy hoped to Mipplnnt, and their pres-onco ut tho shafts seek ing for work "howisl that tho wago nai enough. Hundred 'I' or ii I'll tvii). At the haft of tlie Degimn Construe t1 n Company at Canal and Varlck i-treels, for example, hundred." of men lad ben turned away nt 11 o'clock. ,.iirl at lean suo men were Mill in nn. Tile lompany had accepted only thirty laree men, hut hid told tltteeu morn to itixirt for work this morning. And yet i io company reported that only about i) per cent of Its 1. 200 workers had iU3.i'd tho c.ttzen.hlp test applied In tiie morn.ng. aim that moru than SCO nun were needed. The ltapi.l Transit Subway Construe-tl-n Company's idiaft In at Seventh ave nue and Thirty-eighth .i-trect. Only llfty-two men were working there yes terday, comp.iiicl with C2S men a month kko. but hundreds of applicants were urnnd away. It wns Impossible to estimate whether the :o.O0'i Americans, for whom the .i.'r.i. tors aiked on Sunday, applied woerday, bin visits to eeveinl shafts . !: ated that they bid. And yet It i nunat.-'i that le3 than 1.000 men j w. e hired .,,.,, a. v .. No utlk'.'-l leport has been made by t ontraeters as to the number of men v o weie discharge! b.-1-.iuse they are , r ens. but a report wa- made by many I i raciori. at to the mmibe- of nun wn were working jesterday. Con t ti'is who had 1.1.5CU men at work on 1-M.i i iry 1 had Com men working es teniay. If this pmportloti was muln- ,e f-.r th" rest of the contractors shout f anl men were at wo:k ycsterda. libor men said that co.itra.'tors were Just marking time to w.nt for tho I.egl" liture to repeal section 11 of the labor l.n, which Is the one that foiblds the employment of elieiis on public work, i ''hn contractors preferred to me the for- U'.ers. '.t was said, becauce often tney :m men at $1.00 a day to do work alued at more by the unions. miitriirtom I'ner Mills. The point was raited yesterday that even If the Legislature repealed the law he cent i actors' xsltlon would still bo fir from comfortable, as they would be r.niinally and civilly liable for having 'nlrtted the law dining the years that' It lay dormant, nnd they might hav I the.r contracts voided. r.ach contract for subway work con tains a provision thut the alien labor law must bo obeyed or the contract be comes void, Kven If the law Is repealed inmii one Is liable to bring a taxpayer'!; suit ut any time to void the contracts under this clause. It s pos'ime ior in eK.slature to allow i cut contracts to I le amended so that this clause might In ilr ken out, and Travlh H. Whitney, sevietarv of the l'ublle Service Commis si in, went tj Albany jesterday after noon to call thib phase of tho situation tho stti.ittoti of the legislators and the c.overnor The law committee of tho (leneral Contractors Association held a closed 'iert,ng at 11 o'clock yeu'rila-. at w-'n.ch word was lecelved that the I.'K-.idat'-'re might repeal the law last night, i A Crane liinnedlately cauglit a train fir Albany, and that Is why the contrac tors had no tpo'ii "man here. Wiilic- 1.. Seais, head of the Munlrl pil Ihiplownent Hureau. said that the fontraeturs had only askeil him to sup r ix 300 men The contractors wero Jaiobs A. Davis of llrooklyn, tho Crui ford Contracting Company and the United States Itealty Company. Ilu hup plied these, :n said, and hud nbout tlfty rnoie applicants for Job on the subway, if the contractors ottered the right condition.," bald Mr. Sears, "I could sup. 1' all the biborers they need In u re.i- o .able tune Itlght conditions are eight hour days at lir, or 30 cents an honr. Tt,e contractors only pay SO cents, and i t :-. ... y Hi t get any Aniei icnn laborers at tin- price." T.i Hotel de (link reported that t'lir'y of Its patrons had applied tor v.. work, and some of them hud teen employed It iai Ii for First I'npeis. A 'i port spre'ui among tho discharged .'cis the n'lK.il to be passed the Lgisl'turo would be In tho na e t a coitipromtsit with the unlotis thi ii w.eild permit men who had ou' t i' :" Hi st naturalization p.i- i i lie tmplnyed on public work .it Die i.p was right or wring II ii- i e-i- 'e in iiner siiottey i.ii.'o- . ... i iturullzati'iii bureau toe ' 'i'si j-ip. is I'olllily Clelk Si llliel i .ili.it y.tge evra eleiks, and ll,t 1 ' i i did not i io-., until two hours i its ii-ua. , me. Ine general i xeciiMii, board of tin. Ti Fi derated I'l.lnn at a meetinr. ! M'i,.,ir Ii llHeihoveli Hall, 210 1 f e -ic t, appointed a ronil'illtteo of en i:o to Albany on Saturday tj. i see flov. U'hltiuan and pro- -' UH l ni, pllipnsed ri Ileal of Iho 'i T'n rt. in 1 1 1 consists of lllllcst ' si i i n id lip, C, F It. , lld- I 1 1 , ' ii ill ilrni.m oi its ooiii ii a , n.idoj ne nl, and I 'r .ii. k X. f ' . a . i cj . FIGHT REPEAL. Will-ner I riirt lleiirliiu Will I'liss on i liiirsdit -, Siijs Droit ii, Ativ via.-cii l -lllon It Hrown, He i ! !' "f the State Senate, te- dov Wl it in,, n to-day that the l.i ' 1 1' H e wo.ild liass this week Sena 11 !ii i i s bill permlltln; aliens to ' cr-pl' veil l.i New Vork tubway con H j Uvui wv,rk and other public worlia. I i PH YLLIS NEILSON- TERR Y ' CHARMS IN 'LADY URSULA", 'HBl Miss Phyllis Neilson-Tcrry as the Lady Ursula Barrington and Montague Love as Sir George Sylvester in "The Adventure of Lady Ursula." v At ' j I The .Vlirnture of tally t'rsuli' Mmlne Klllott's Thentre, Sir Cienree Sylvester. .MuntJgu liav Harl of HuMcnden .Hohrrt Whltwortli Tin- Itev. Mr. Hllmbue. .. (Veil King Mr Dent CimiiWi Onlian Jlr. Conlleton Cliarbs Coleman Sir Ibib'rt Clifford. .Fr,Ierlrk M.ickl)n Mr Wnr.l Mr DevrrcUX. . . . (Jullton MliU Dorothy l'enton. . Mr ronton . . . I.elle AUFt.'ii KJnar.l Martyn WltlLim litn iM I.eillo Knyrrnft . Vlritlnl.i Fox llrooks .. . Annie Kmond lty Cralo ltarrtnrtn. l'hyllli Nellon-Terry J Joseph Hrooks was courageous enough last night to defy tradition and revive at .Maxlre Klllott's Theatre the fantastic comedy of Anthony Hope called "The Adventure of Lady 1'rsula." It has been seventeen years since New York this play llrst. Then K. H. Sothern and Virginia Harned acted tho leading rede at Daniel I- ruhman s famous Ly icum Theatre In Fourth avenue. The New Ynr), ,.,.. ls smio,0,i ta ,B nrofour.dlv Indifferent to plays that have been acted before and reglects them even though tho generation may be altogether Ig norant of their excellence. Mr. Hrooks's production of "The Ad enture of Iady I'r.'ul.i" was In every way designed to reveal the best qualltl's of the play. Karely ha a drama been -pore ar'lstically put before the public, j,H lnv,.stllure mvoked Irres-lstlbly the eighteenth century spirit In. which Its action p.scs, Tlieatregoers who neglect "Tlie Adventure of l.ady Ursula" at the present time Just becauee the play Is not r.ow will miss an altogether delightful production of a dainty comedy. "Mr. Hopes fantasy nbout the young woman who to save her brother tnai fueradtd .is a than takes of course a special patience. It Is an rernotn from all human probability as a play well could be. Then Its action seems at times rather thinly spread over four acts. This bill ivas Introduced last week medlatelv following the Court of , Deals decision upholding the alien labor law. Oov. Whitman told Senator Hrowr he would give him an emergency mo pago If necessary to get the bill through tho Senate. Assembly .is won as pos Blble. Senator Hroxvn expected the Senate Committee on Labor and Industries would meet to-night und report tho bill out at once, but Chairman sprlr.R ot , tne committee did pot attend to-night's i session. It Is expetled that tl o Po'r.o crats will light the repeal, at least Sena-' tor Wagner ib.lared ho would opikiso the bill until the representatives of labor had a hearing beroro tho legislative committee. Senator Hro-ivn said tho Senate commlttic would give a luarlng on the bill to-morrow afternoon. This means that the bill cannot pass the Legislature before Wedneday, but Oov. Whitman arid Senator Hrown expected f.,o bill would become a law by Thurs- lay at tho latesL xirnnn BTaPvc trMTVCR PTTTAIR WOOD BLOCKS UNDER PILLARb. -.ervlee C'un.mU.I".. r.nnlnerp Cor- robonilea llrooklyn Man. Michael O'Sulllv.in of llrooklyn was . . . . ..i t.nUA .1... j J'Km wnen e ''" " ' ' 1 "liiiinnsoii comm ttto on Saturday that wooikii blocks had been left beneath some of the steel columns of the new Fourth avenue ubway In llrooklyn. Hubert Illilgway, l'ublle tftrviro Com mission engineer, found that the-sc. bh-iks were used In tho subway south of Forlj-thlld stteet with the knowi edge of another commission engineer. However, they were only two Inches sipiare, tiro einbeddivl In concrete, and, according to Mr. Hldgway, amply sup port th" plllais. THE WEEK'S CHANGES. j -,,, sei-n on .New tlimes Here Tills Wee I.. The ufuM shift nf plays at the .om .ii'ittii'.i (heatres liroiight poverties to seviral slagis. At Iho Standaul The ntie "The Slnry of tho llosary'' was actei befnro a laige audlenco with prne. t Hi illy the same cast which was seen at , the Manhattan Opera House when this Interesting melodrama was shown there. Hronx tlieiitregoerH never seem to get too much of "Seven Keys to Haldpale," which Cohan it Harris btought hack In t.m lliiiiis opera House last night to the delight of n bilge audience, iSeorgo I'.iisnii.i Is at the head of this company, i which Includes some of the players Ui I III,, original cast at tho Astor Theatre, Itsslo Iloustelli' and her stock playoru were seen at tho West Knd Theatro last night In "The Hlg Idea," by A, I;. 'rim i u .mil Pl.'ivtnn 1 T.'i inirinn. It oueil to bo thought that onii of the purpose-) of the drama was to establish Illusion This farce shown tho result of working for the dcntrur-tlon of Illusion from the Hrnt Ppecch tu thu last. Tho (Irand Opera Housti lias retained Flske O'Hnra In ".lack's. Homance" for a second week, so eagerly have, tho an dlencen wolromcil tho return to drama at thin theatro. . . ... ll'Jt It is expertly done, the d.alogue whim more than ft Shcnd.ni and W'ate- with the pr por-lon of 1120 In creasing every suceei'illng yen Hut It Is all amiable and. In mot of Its details Inst night, very charming, ! The audience was const intly Interested I In the actors .is the play progressed 1 from scene to scene. , Hut It was In the manner of Its per-! formance that the novelty lay Inst night. I I'hylhs Nelon-Terr., who h is been seen here but In a few representations of "Twelfth Night.-' had a second op- 1 portunlty to explain her great London i vagii". Mi" was mc m.isiiueraiiing young woman. Until last night she li.nl . never played the role It was. of course, ! easy for an actress of her technical pro ficiency to uiaMi r Its ihief difficulties. To show that she was still a bashful joung woman, although disguised an a , man. to swagger and tremble alternately, i t.i forget nerseir ami courtesy wnen sn.! should bow all these hurdles idio could take without difficulty. Hut sho did more. Certain of her scenes she acted with genuine delir ley and she Imparted to others a touch of feeling which gave them tho priceless grace of warmth, which Is a iiuallty not ahvan to he enjoyed In her acting. Tlun ber diction was a source of pleasure always It was altogether an exceptionally attnuthe ortraal of the lole. Ml-i Ne llMin-Torry w ill make many frl nds hero If she Is nlwavs so urtlstlc. what ever the degrees of her allurement on the persnnrl lde may be. Montague Love as the woman hater played so well by K. II. Soth.-rn. was eMvllent. nnd Virginia llrooks in an In I Idental role revealed a delightfully svm I pathetic and agr-ealne personality Tills I young woman, who acted with uncommon l assuranco in view nf her nitlr" Iii-k of experience, had the t-pertators on her side so soon as h appeared. Vouthful, comely, with tine dark eyes and a nug , gestlon of Maude Adams In her looks, . sho acted with a dogree of naturnluiwi ; nnd sjsintanelty that made it certain she !wlll be la ard from In much more con fcplcuous opiortiinltlex eoon Mr. Hmilis had even provided suit able eighteenth renturv mns- fo- hi performance, whh h under the direction of Frank Vernon was a del gi tful pic 1 tu.-e of tho period, $100,000 COMPANY TO GIVE BALLET FORMED1 Mctropolitnii Opera Men irimizc- to Import Itus sian Dant'ors. A corporation backed with a capital of $100,1100 has been formed by men connected with the Metropolitan Opera Company called the Metropolitan Hallet 1 Company. Inc.. to operate and control i i tin, Imperial Husslan Hallet, which, as i I(,,,ort(.,- pveral weeks ago. Is to b brought over from Ilurope to givo a , eas-on's engagiinent at tho Cmtury r i Hmiie pi(H.M of lncorpor.lt!(m "ero tiled yesterday In Albany. i The directors of tho new company ' ' uii, .iijiiii jiiutvn, iiu-nnesri vuiiipirouer of the Metropolitan Opera Company; Htn Stern, formerly general manager for H. 11. Harris, and ICrnest Ilenkel, assistant business manager of the .Metropolitan. lies des tho season nt the Century Oihtii House, tho Uus'fd.in Ballot, It wits annouticed yesterday, will bo taken on a tour of the principal cities of the ioimtry. It Ii said unotllrlnlly that the pew balbi m.iy bo made a part of i Andy Lewis as the star of Pave Mar vim regular reperlulrn of tlm oimra ion's Hlg Preainlatid Cimnwiny burleiU house In the event of a successful wn. organization Is at the Columbia The.it in ' son nt tho Conturv and on the road. this week, his tlrst aiirieiiiatiii. nt this ' Tho Imperial Husslan Hallet Is headisl bv Mm... Thaniar K'ursavlrin and Waslaw Nljlnskl and Is under rtio direction of M PliiRhllew. It has at- traoted wido attention in Lurojiean ia pllalt. CALVE NOW IN VAUDEVILLE. I'rlniH lloiinit Is Ibe Well Itecelveil nl I'lilnee, Another leaf In vaudeville history was I lurned yesterday afternoon at tho Fal .icn Theatre when .Minn. Liuma Calve, i formerly of the Metropolitan opera t'om-1 puny and elsewhere and famous for her portrayals, of r'niincii in lllzct'n opera nf that name, made her llrst uppiaiancn on any st'ign under vaudeville auspices. Minn. Calvo sang three siuikh "Lu Myslll" Irom tho iipct.i "Fiiio du ltresll," "l.o Clarion" and tho famous "Habanera" from "Carmen " Sho was In splendid voice. To cai Iho clluiax ,of her lecltal ilme. Calvo literally i brought down tin, house when as an ncoro number after her last song nhn pang "Way Umvn Upon the Suwnneo Itlver" In Mngllsh, Tho "Habanera," was mm; in costume Another feature of rlin bill was tho vaudeville, debut of Kdlth Taliaferro In "A Ilreath of Old Virginia," a pleasant civil war pleco with a distinctly South. rn utmosphcro. E. B. ALSOP, 80, SUES WIFE, 22, FOR DECREE Wcnltliy Filfslmrcr's Action Follows Suit by Former Telephone Oirl. II K I'll A IIOKS HKSKHT10N rtrrsiit iio. Mnreli I. I" n suit entered belore JiiiIkc llrnwu to-day lMward If. AIsop. so jnrn old, a wealthy resident of this oily and who also maintains a home In Washington, began divorce pro- ccedlnits nicalnn his youniT wife, Kllle I'ope ANop, -iceil '.'2. llo eharpoH his I w fe with doertlnir him. When oen nil., in suit was lllcd Mr. Aisop k-t run-d to talk, Th" I'ouple separateil over a year nito, th' wlf MUdib-nly leavlnir Alsop's home In Washington. The tiling of the ,llvorc suit Is the culmination of a romance I which bad Its Inception eight years ngo nt Lake Toxuwny, N. C. l:tllo l'opn II II, ihen only 14 e.irs old, was roam ln iibout the lawn of the hotel In a sun Ismnet and e.illeo garb. Alnp roon Ix'gan paving her markiil attentions, wiura he oonMnunl ii'itll their m.irrlnge. Krotn the moment Kill.- l'opo Hill. who had been a telephonn operator nt tho Hotel Knlo.herboekcr. marrUd ICdward It. Alsop, a retired manu ! faeturer, "7 years old, he and she havo tiMon irettliii? Intr tho newspapers fre quently. She wis in years old wlior. I sh" left the switchlmanl to become a bride. Thev were married In Trinity Church on February 15, 1011. by the ' Hi v H""SD K. Alsop of llrooklyn. a ' bi.ither of the brldegioom Mr. AIsip' . two wins, who were students nt U.ir- i vard. were the only members of the families present. 1 1 I.csm than two mnitlis after that .Mr. 1 lop transferred U.OOO.OOu worth of I 'alt proisTty to his sons and about tho 1 , same time cam" tho admission from the mother of Mrs. Alnop that tho ! youthful brldo was In a sanitarium. It was ibnled that there was an estrange nvnt, but two months later Mr. Alsop packitl his grips and left for parts unknown. Mrs. Alsop was ojerteil from the nlcht ! court for overlndulgenc" In lnughter whll" her friend, Mrs. Tom l'Jerce, was there on a e.'i.irgc of refusing to pay a iiiil. This was after their return from Hurope. where Mrs. Alop raid she had hail a winder o' a time Liter Mrs. Alop was arrested on a charge of refusing to pay a charge. She was discharged. tnxlcab ln Or- J t. ber of last year Mrk Alsop. who was living at Til I'.fth avenue while lur husband was In Washington, announced tint thev nn.l separattu Mrs. Alsop aplN'.ired last IVremhe- iit llamrnersteln'.s Vl'io'la Theatre as "The nritoi'.altc s Hrlde " She nppear- d for one week. , month later Mrs. Al- p sued ner nunan,i ror nivorco on tho ground of rrueltv and began to givo advice to young girls KLAW REPLIES TO BRADY. Ills l'llllll llnte Word, Hi' sn. In Ticket lllsciilon. cm In reply to the article by William A. Hrady In last Sunday's SfN on the out rate theatro ticket discussion Marc Klaw isterday made tho following statement, which he said would be his Unal answer. "In referenco to William A. Hrady's , screed In yesterdays Str.v I want to say i that 1 don't propose to cairy on a dls- cufsion with a man who argues from I f ilse pn-mlscs It Mr I trail: darns that II was ever !lanmd liv mr or thus,. ui- soelated with mr to establish a crural hospital supplies from the American lied tuket office to take "le place of Tyson'd ' Cms for use In Servku whero the need "zy' "''- rr lime, ho dellher.ittly states that w hlch pressing. The shipment will be divlite.i he knows lo be untrue. I still assert ' between Hclgrado and Oevgell i, where that the bill heforo the I.ei-lslaturo last thorw .,r American Ited Cross cont.n year to defeat which Mr. Hrady lined I , . , , . un w.th the Tvsrm comiianv was the 1 inly one which would have cured the ticket specula: ng evil In New Vork city. , mrl : I ' the cut rate ticket practice, whlch'eeem to have been halt In his wounds. I ti:i adhere to. A manager should not charge I.ss for t.ckets disposed of outld of h.s theatro than lie does at his box of- lice ' ' "This his ends tho argument so f ir as am A. Hrady and I are concerned, Willi 1 because I don't Intend to be put to th, 1 trouble of correcting his misstatement-, I naver i tho time." v " burlesqu- UntertHlrimeiil In He ptceii In the Vnrlrly TlieHtres, Or- Olga Fetrova and Trixle Frigar.za i divide the le.idlnr honors at llaninier stein's Victoria Theatre this wis-k as it.irl of in, i.vcenl l,n;itlv wtroni? ltil'i. uihers on the Tiroer.imnie include 1M. die I-onard. the minstrel. Morton end Moo, Ioulso ai.il Crete Ilni'.ellu, llarry Stevens, .lulla Curtis, Itellow, the I now employed py tne .-.uvaimn ani' in Hlson City tjuartet, Ford and Hewitt. miking bandage! may b,, kept In work ileorgfi -M. Htown and company, and i Ing material. others. ! Four little Indian 1oh fiom ti e O-.r- lru T.e-illn Pnrlir l nf tho rVitnniinl den ltlVCr reservation In Ullt.lllO. C.U.- Theatro this week, having Just inado her vaudeville debut. Sho Is appearing Hi the famous fourth net of her former success "Zaza," as tho leading attrac tion ..1 the week and her leollng man is 1 1. million Ilr voile The supporting bill includes I.llll.iit Lorraine in new songs, the Misses Campbell, IJIce and Conn In "An llaily Hieakf.ist," the Long Tack Sam Company, Muller and Stanley, Allman and Stine, Hoblns and Cole and Pi nnliy. The Four Marx Hrotliers In "Home Again" ar the piiilcular attraction this week at the Alhainbra Theatre. Th" net requires a cast of twenty and Is in two scenes. Little Hllllo Is another '. teatuie of the programme 'thorn In- elude Mario Nords.rom (Mrs. Henry H. Plxey) In "Hits of Acting," Hert Levy, i Mdes and Itay, Mnr.in and Wiser, Joe "'id Lew Cooper and the Uardlnor Trio, 1 theatre In two yeais. The show. In two iicts, Is called respectively "The Tangle" , aid "Whlrlirun " Mr. Lewis Is sup- pursed by Vein Ueorjp . Inez de Verdl-r. Jessie hitucy. Urac, Holiday, Vlvlenne Hilighatn, Al Weston and tills Jtober. The Pavlou Family, acrobats, In an 1 National and thu war orphans Hind. M added featuii'. , lliieiix's ih-si Iptlon of the heroism of "Tho High Hollers" Is thn title of tho I France's peasant soldiery was applauded. lMirlesiim at tb Murray Hill Theatre I Tho Flench peasant bis not the cul this week, Thn company Includes John turr of ilermar.y, ho confessed, "but has lllack, Arthur Mayer, (lenrgo Heynolds, what Is belter, an Ineradicable seiwo of Fain Lawrence, llmli Curtis and Vlr- i national honor." Klnia Tyson. Keyri. an Oriental dancer. 1 Tho vineyards of the champagne die Is tiro leaturo of th vaudevlllo part of trlst, he -said, havn been so completely the entertainment. 'destroyed that it will tahi. five years tv .. .. . iiestore them by Importing vines from "LIFE" GOING TO CHICAGO. To lie si,,. iie, led nl Vliinhiilliiii Opera Mouse Iiy " hc Hint- lllril," "Life." it was announced yesterday, will chiso Its engagement al thn Mnn- liatluu Opera llnuso In two weeks after .i long I uii nun win no rui-cci.iieii uy "The Hluo lllrd." under tho dlrectlun of thn Messrs. Shilbert. Thn llrndy production will go to Chi - cago to open a spring season before being shipped to thu Prtiry Lane. The. aire, London. A special train of ten biiggago cars, two dining cars, one horss car and six sleepers, running In two bcollons, will bo necessary to transport the pioductlon to Cnlcago, CAN'T PUT PASSENGERS OFF, SAYS WHITRIDGE But If Goldwater Will Supply Enough Police, He'll Obey Health Department Order Defends Service and Denies Jurisdiction in Sharp Letter. Kitderlck W. Whltrldite, president of tho Third Avenuo Hallway, which con trols tho Klfty-nlnth Htreet trolley line, which has been forbidden by Commis sioner of Health (loldwnter to permit moro inssem?crn on Its ears than 160 per cent, of tho prating capacity, sent a letter to the Hoard of Health yesterday which whs written In Mr. A hltrldce 8 own cliiiruclerlstle style, a style which Tubllc Kervlcn Commlssloiu rs have often rouna to no tinpieaaiiiiy peppery. Mr WhltrldBo says In brief that transit conditions urn none of tk butl-li-s of tho Hoard of Health, lie then brings three points to the consideration of tho board: llrst, that the lino Is oper-1 ntlng a sulllrlent s-rvlee: second, that the company cannot divide tho passen gers among tho cars In compliance with any one's desire, und third, that the rec ords of the l'ublle Service Commission show that In no caso has tho number of standee In tho cam been equal to .10 p-r cent, of thoso seated. After acknowledging receipt of the Health Commissioner's order and ipiot , lug from It Mr. Whltrldge continues In I this vein : , rnlr, . .Inrlsilletlo... "On the face of that order the matter Is obviously not within our Jurisdiction. 1 notice, however. In the press that you ha" apparently discovered something or other which you think confers upon vuu such Jurisdiction. 1 think we are entitled to have n statement of what that Is, and I shall be much obliged If you will be good enough to send It to me. Assuming that the l'ublle Service Commission has atxllcated In your favor or that for somo other reason I am to iicognlzn thU order, 1 beg to siy that If sou will kindly translate It Into u Mateinent of ho.v many additional ears you wish to have run on the llelt lino I will put thni cars Into fervlto with pleasute, but beforo taking that action , I Invite your attention to thu following consideration" : "Klrst Iiurlnff the rush hours the cars on the Fifty-ninth Street Killway are. run on a llfty-tlvo second headway. Pur- Ing other hours of th" day they are run on a headway of n minute and a half. Our Judgment Is that this Is a suf- llclent srvlce t.-i comply with your order and tint practically no more cars enn be run. HOSPITAL SUPPLIES SHIPPED TO SERVIA Sfi'iiiiicr Goorerins Carric-s Many Cases for the Ann-ricim Red rroi-s. KP.LIF.K FFXPS The s'eamer Oeorglos, sailing ll, Ill ,i!..n.nl.l l.v 11... f,.,.l ....,....,. ,.i '111L.I. lu-uaj, mil i i i , j ...-- Fiats at worK. ine materials v. assembled from vnrious parts of the coning ruuntr. the greati r donations I'lrotn the Vacation War Hellef Commit tee, the Salvation Army and tho Central ' ,.lllb (or Xmf. all of New Vork. , ' ' . ' for Pel.ef In Helglum I T ,n ' """ for u'rt " ' announced yesterday that 2S0 tons of f,,(Ml have been assured for th" New Vork S( , t,f Marpalyce, silling from i ' . ,... 1 this port on Saturday, and that so many j offers of additional food h ive arrived ' that a second steamer, the St. Kentlgern, sailing early In April, will cairy an ' ciual If not a greater tonnage. The womcn'h (-ectlon of the commission, un der the chairmanship of Mrs. I.lndon W. Hates, Is organising committees .n various pirts of the State to facilitate the collection of donations f"r tho St Kentigi rn. Cirdln.U Fnrley undervoK yesterday to have tho St. Vincent de Haul societies 1 throughout the city Join In an eiTort to I i.dbs t old linen that the 30a old g'i'- ada, o.nno to New ork visterdav in take part In tho "I'hildrn.'.s llcvolu tint)," lo Isi presuited at the Century . Theutrn on Thursdav aftiriioon for the Isnetlt of the Lafayetto Fund. The Jlelglan Hellef Fund retried yesterday that lm'ssagcs I'm the 1'iln os .Marie Jo.e of Helglum scrapbo 'k contlnilii to arrive from about iver State lu the Union dally Tw.ntv-llve ci-nts Insuies the Insertion of a n.ess ,gi In this sorapbook, but the i. nations aie avenulng a greater amount Viirlous relief funds 'ickrowbslKed tho following old ami new iMntrlliuiieiis yesterday: New Vork Slate Hoard of American Hod Cross, 23.'l 25, making i total of $ti",l.ri.M.20 ; Secours Natlnna. Fund, 173. making a total of !i;u,."-2 17 Helglun Hellfif Fund, 12,312 Of,, making a total of t950,S3'.i,fni Jlrlt s': Atnerb',.n War Hellef Fund, M.aib'.Ot I7imeiie llrli-iii'n l.eeliiri- for Wnr Hellef Ni ls I ,.-.011. Hugeno Hrleux, the Freni h dramatist, yesterday made an eloquent defence of France an a belligerent in a conference on "Franco of ro-daV bcfoie an audi- euce in lieu in inn naiiiooin in ui' uiu- i'.irlton for the penciu or rile .-ecouis I the Unltid Stales IVederli! it Coinlert. ticiisurer of the war orphans' fund, at 2 Iti-'tor stieet liitroduced M Hrleux nnd made a plea for belli for the parcnth Hn, starving dill ilrcli of th" frcuilbir. Mrs. Whitney U ur ren. 1 Last Forty-seventh stieet, is treasurer of tho Secours National. Thn j,5on taken In yesteiday will bo divided i mjniui v Pel ween t no two reiiets. I ' sUty llm-niir l Klrvntnr. , I Sixty men and women oniploved at . r.n West Third aired weir, carrle.1 firim tho upper lloors by six trips of thn eln valor yesterday when thn llrst Hoot was 1 In IIiuiich. Morrla (Icnnbcrg, the eleva i tor man, rtnyed at hlH poat throughout i the fire. "Second It is oliile lmrioslliln for Us to divide the passengers nmom? the ears an we or you wish. Any observer iiiiiv seo with his own eyes nt any point that If tliero arn two r threi curt st.indltiR tln publle inslstH on Kettlni; Into the first eir, and particularly on u Hue where the rides do not nveraKo tnor than live minutes In length the fact that they havo to stand seems to ho of lei consequence whatevor. niTir ! , . C, riKiirra, Third-The l'ublle Service t'ommii- slon liar be. n (xamlnlng this road for some months and while the tables of their observers have never seemed to be based mi common si nee they are not' likely to favor the railroad companies, I ntid from the twelve of those blue prints showing the result of the commliMlon's observations It appears that within tho last few months kss than half of the cars run on thl Hm, have had any passengers standing, and In no case did the number of standing passengers I eipial fi per edit, of thoso seated. I, inelos" thu Public Si rvire Commissions leports. on which I hope you will res. Ind our order. y ' To d more than to undertake to put on as many cars as you may specllb ally demand I eannot do Conductors will be instructed not to admit to the cars more than th" number of people you think right, but we cannot be expected to use forco to prevent th passenger i nli ring tho car and still less to eject th. m. We must ask you to provide a sulll'ient force of police nt all the Junc tion points to accomplish the results you desire." ) This Is what t)r. rjnldwater said of the letter. 1 "Mr. Whltridge'n letter, despltn Its cr.iPiiety tone. Is a prompt and frank acknowledgment of the f.u. that the puollc has rlghb. It Is obvious, too, thut the leprtment of Health, thanks to the city charter. Is In a position to defend those rlghU. 'our observers at Fifty-ninth street report that already there nr more cars m the line than ther were threo days ago vt , navo received no otlleial com-inuiil'-atlon from tho New Vork Hall ways Company, whhih operates the i:!ghtv-sxth street trinsverse line." lir i loldwnter took another tep In Ills campaign yesterday when he assigned .i r-'ooi'r'0.''.'" T"idz that borough on which vondltlons have been reported as unsatisfactory. 1 Mould not mako public th ll-es being Investigated SEEN ON THE SCREEN. .Mnimnn Anlarptlr tlititre -Other .i-nr I'llin IVnlllrrs. Sir Douglan Maw son. tho Antnn-tle e. piorer. Vgan nn engagement nt Weber's Taeatre yesterday, presenting motion pictures taken In the vicinity of the s iuth pole Theso showed the experi ences of the explorer and his companion. In combating polar billiards Many narrow escapes irom death arid many form" of polar l'fe wore realistically pp. fired. The rums tnter,v.ted a good sized audience. ..,..,.. Wallace IMdlnger. In a reen version (tl0 INI' o' "A (ientlernan of lA-sure." 1 tho fea ture attraction nt the Strand Theatre this week and is drawing -ho usual ea- i pa. ity aiiuienres in ims popular motion pieiure IIOU..I. i iie nuns aru stipple- ..... . ..... ........ ., tfc mil, i SOlo.sTi. Tlie Vitagrnph Theatro Is presenting this week a varied programme, with The Itiidlum Thieves" an the leading irr.itliui. tUl.ers Include "Tho Jarr F.unll llMovers Harlem,'' "Cupid's Col unit,." ' A Child of the North" and "Si .itched From a Hurtling Death " The last. do-nbed as a melodramatic ex travaganza, was produced by Charles I C.aekill At the liroadw.-iy Thentre Iianlel Froh- man n ptesetiting i no Jve ltoute, ' a fetture lUm. The programme n In ' . . .. '''"'" " - suioi-js. V"',""; ,,.1.t,V'r r',f f",,.", ''nhv P. sIjm in "Her Triumph." a FaramouV. picture, is the announced feature. Pliiys nnd llnyer. Frederic McKay Is shortly to product! a new play. "The Tricky Mrs. Trevor." by i: Cronln Wilson The cast li.vn been clioscn and rehearsals -js lit begin to-day. Thursday afternoon nt 3 o'clock at the New Amsterdam Theatri K M New. man xvi'l present hie 'augural travel t v'k for this season. "My but Sanatogen makes one enjoy living!" AND you know it is a pleasure beyonil the telling when, after weeks o( overwork have weakened your system's forces, you ht'Rin to take Sanatoucn anil ful that old-time vinor come back with a new desire to accomplish and a new joy in living. . The best of it is that it's no ttmporan relief that Sanatogen (jives but a real, lasting improvement in bodily health and especially in the health of the nerv ous system. For combining the proper ties both of a food and a tonic, Sanatogen nourishes the nerve-cells, rebuilds the wasted energies and tones up the whole system as it helps gather a new store of strength. You can scarcely doubt that Sanatogen will hilp you when you remember that over 21,000 doctors have endorsed it in personal letters and when you read what John Ilurroughs, the celebrated naturalist, writes: il tisls-n ff.f.tlv ta-fi'- 1 1 V Swil-jfa. Mi tWp t. Mtll'l Mi Iiiii Hun II sill I'll ISO. 16-1 r-v ir.ln-l an J Hif i'."h An; muth lniiruiil Or what Colonel Watlcrson, the fam ous editor, writes: "I ilir.,'1 II InV I fiiil I hits t-ffttlnM riv tllilirv sltb iil Sm.tt 'tf. i liritf ri.Uy la u the rtl i-Ml otf 111, mil the lifnecrmriv Sanatogen is sold bv good druggists everywhere in three sizes, from $1.00 up. 'A Oiund JYI:r, nfrriiiiflmirii' rrmorf i of .1fdinrit'. Uthdun, I'M,' for a Free cottv of "Nerve Health Resained. " If you ' . . .1 , I I , . , write lor a cony OI tins nookici, ucauiiiuiiy niu-niaicii aim umiiiiiul im- ibis of! ai reminder to addrejj THU 11 A UK R CHKMIfAI, CO. 1 Tear this I If your business has either a past or a future If your business has a past a past which is an unbroken record of honorable dealing then the Equitable Building is a fitting place for it. If your business has a future a future which is bright with the prospects of a bigger and more prosperous history then the Equitable Build ing is the logical place to develop it. And our Renting Staff, now located on the premises, will furnish you with a hundred reasons why space in the Equitable Building is the soundest proposition at present before the Metropolitan business world. t.catci now being made, from May I, 191.. Equitable Building 120 Kroadway In asking for your favorite brand beware the rink of being served with a substitute. Look for the nam F. CHAUVENET on the bottle of the belt SPARKLING BURGUNDY red Cap ii. r. riM.At co.. i,ti .v. t. v. w -,,ri DTTTM AM OUPDUTv Mil lu AW OEiVjivEil D GIFT TO PUBLIC New Prni'cssps for nasolcnc mill for n.v"tuff Art" I'lllOlltOll. .SOON WTI.l. UK KNOWN Wapimnoton'. P. C. March 1. The statemer.t was made at the pepartmen of the Interior to-day that the two proc esses dlseove-ed by Pr. Wilt or F. Ititt man wherehy ,:he output of gasolene from pitroleum can be Increased 20ft per cent, and whereby toluol and benzol in i, manufactured from ride petro - , - Ileum IW use ui in., uje wiviij been p.itf ntsl bv P- Itlttrnar thr henertr of the Amerlc iii people. J Dr. Hltttnan uses as an Illustration of bin process lor the Increase 1 output of gasolene from petroleum "Ire breas- ing up of the vapor from petroleum win rca.4 under the old process Hi,, tl ..11 l.A1 e l, !. ..n ,,n , lluuld Itself whs broken up, so t" speik. It ls declared that Dr. HHt- man's proce-s is s-afcr, Mmplcr and I? far more economical in way 'conomicHl in way of time than the processes now In ute The second proc. s dW,-vere,i le P-. Itittman. tho manufacture, from crude petroleum of toluol and benzol which havo heietof re bren obtained from coal tar. may menn the establishment In this country of a big dyeftuff Industry. Tin s, two substances ate ,,Ki ued as ( the bases of high explosives. It Is claimed that the Kltfwin procsM Is morn economical f an the Her man mt tlnsl of ob'aln rg the,io pHluetH from coal tar Muht as soon avail ttieiiwlifS as persons w.mt o of tne Itittir.iri d'.s- i-over'e1- sa.d an oitic il of tne bu- ish to Irani .'1..,,.. ll....... J I . roau of mile- tod.. v. "rim bureau un der proper safeiruanM ,,nd regirlatloni v.:: placo then at !h. d'sposal CHEMISTS SKEPTICA L. Tln Think l.iine i: tneuernteil Itltllllllli's Illseoi erle.. I.Oi al Chi mists and dvestuffs pro ducers were liielired jester-lay to t.ik wnn a grain or su't the aMiuunceiiient uy Secretary I.ane of the disivery f processes which will greatlv increase His I supply of g.isol. lie and also make the jl'n.tid Stams Independent of other I nations for supplied n, , ..M..iry In the dye I industry and In th- manufacture of high I explosives for warfare. i Or Walter F. Itittman. chemical en j Bin ,r of the Fedora I hur'.'iu of mines. i who j. lreddd with m .king tho dls- coverles and who has 1.. en doing his work In the Colurnhl.i Fnii erslty labora torles. wr.s in iihington In th iibseiice of a direct statement from bint no one could b found who was willing to be ipioted In comm, il. One chemist. onnecied with a larg. riyestuffs inanufiKturii.it o n.-ein si!l , that ho knew Pr llittonn to,, well o heliive that he would make ins extrava gant claims nr.d that he know eno igh of Pr. Kittmau's work I, ertain that S.-' ietary l.an'. nnnourn ement d I exaggerate the facts This belief W is supported bv tin, little that could be learned at '"jlum1' i con i iiiunir pr. llittmun's iI1.-com rle It was said there that little or nothing was i known as yet of th coiiitnerci.il pos (.Ulllill, ,l Ml. 1. II .lllilll f ll.1l liver!, Tu..,r H-.rtanc U.v. it wa-- j...!nr out not si much in the onlin ir v coremerc a u-es to which they maj lie put n In the , 'act mat tie i ., n.awe tin- i ni'CM -stales in'lepei.ileni l! mils, no if ip in the manufacfire ,.f t'.e k.nd of expl- siv, s that would be .ll-s ,Jut.v ll, 'esn,r If the count, v I, a, I 'o go to w ir At the Starid.-i'd otn.e t was sa 1 that without Know), dice of the deta'ls of i' Itlitman's d'"iov,ry as regards gasob ne no one could dts uss the pr.b able (ffeet on th" oil busimss Kveit. thing vvMtnd depend, It was said, upo'i the cot of any new or Improved process Pr Ititiniaii a cili '11 imrsml 1 received his I'h P from Colunieia Unb virsity last year Hi w is born in Sin- duskv. iih.o. and .s a graduate of Ohio N-c tnern md w ,r' nnure , nlleges. At ! Sw.irthnio'e he wan iieown is n of -io btt ,r',i,t' , oileg., ever had more nbout Sanative I""' " I' 11 .n.l inln.Ml.lln.l ,1 ll, Hie I'U.itfs inlrrrst '"" Irvine I'lnci', X' w OIK ill r"" i My'' A Mi