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THE SUN, FRIDAY. MARCH 26. 1915.
WARSHIPS' BIG GUNS DOUBTS FRANCE IS LEAD COTTON USERS TO BUY DACIA CARGO FROHMAN'S QUICK WIT AVERTS PANIC AS FIRE STARTS IN LYCEUM THEATRE ALARM AS JERSEY STA TE RUN AS A STAGE FIGHTS SMALLPOX' COACH, SAYS MR. ROOT Tfc,!o Hml Away at Turks as' Owner's Taris Lawyer KelicvcJ (,o1 Wo,,,,s Kroill Stttjre Chairman-to-Be of Constitutional Convention Pleads in Speech Before 2,000 Merchants That More Power Be Given to Officials in Responsible Places. HHlvHlp Closes .Movinir Pit: tnre Theatres Nineteen Infected Centres. Shells Fall at Dar danelles. Washington Report Unfounded. Knipty Huillinr Crowded Mostly With Women. EXPLAINS BUYING HUSH j MG FIGHT TO SAVE SHIP Wltn tho Quten Elizabeth and other ftf jt warships at the DunlandcllM caiih ' fptrlal Cable Dttpatcft to Tm Srs. IVtniH, March 25. If the Krenrh Oov nne Into tlin Turkish fortM enough rriinient Ikih ilellultely ilprlrled to pur. .olton In shells to keep a fair sized , chase the cafKo of llir ooUcil American ..unijtlon busy crowlnc a supply, the , steamer turprtrlns rise In the price of ivtlon teslenUj' on thei New York exchuiiKC as partly explained. In the opinion of Nm cotton men. 1 lie . fnearly twenty ioliit.t made nw hth records for oery contract month ii the. list, not onl for this crop hut for next scars. tli'llvoilri nmn!"B 'nto Janilaty, anil scored lit volti"" of hu. Ini-ft the blRBi'Ht Henri ,t o Hi' reoiwnlliK of tho exeh.inue. The mttvlty and sharp udvanee over ile .4 II of tho obst.iiti'lea that reenicd to m.iK for lower prices, InrludhiK thn sluttniR off of the neutral Kuropcau countrle" from further supplies of cot ton from here and the lessened prospect ,.f reduced m-ieace. The enormous growth In tho use of totlett In prpparlnc explosives since the UfrfnnlnB of the war was rewarded jeeterday by experts as having imiah to do with tho unsettled and advancing l.rk'e of the commodity. Klchard Splll.ine, wrltltiR In Cnmmrrcc amt ' x.incr. has Klnted out that a Hvtile nutn has estimated that 1,'JOO.OIMI hales .f cotton will bt used b the world for Hilt tmrHiSM alone at the present rate of pouiI'T inaniif.ictiii e. This means iti'.irl.v per cent, of the tot.il crop of the country, a fraction ut'On nlili'h the price of notion, It Is i, ut may hlntre. The ordinary consumption of cotton in the inarm U ture of inwde.r In the United States ,f ny.i'OO hahw a year. A battleship theoretically may use from ten to twelve bales ol cotton a minute vtltli all Its bums In fi.ll blast. as the writer on cotton, with a 12 ineli nun unltis Sou pounds of powder IN STKEKT MFOHK 1IKALIZING DAXGKH l)ar.la without iivtultlrtR the JudRinent of the prl.o ourt the dtvWion has not been einimuiiktcd to Mo. I'.iul llovare, the representative here of H. N ItreltuiiR, the owner of tho tefsel. In an Interview with tho correspondent of Tun HttN to.d.iy Me. (lovare said he considered the report from Washlnq. t"n that Pi a lire lul decided to btl'.- the iamo to lo wholly unfounded. So far us he w.-is aware tli,. Aluerlean IIinonMiy bete whs also iRiiotant of .in) such de cision on the part of I'ratiec. lie added . "I have sent a formal notice of ap peal to our iiceiit at Itrest. He will hand It in tho maritime commissary there, who Is commissioned to matte ult Inquiries ami take evidence on behalf of the (lovcrmnent. This notice, which only amounts to enrerlnir an ap pearance. Is countersigned by Andre Morlllot, the aiivncatu of the French Ciunell of State, h.s tho French law re. iiulre.s. When tho marltlmo coinmls. surj'H lel.ort reaches the Farls prlzo court authorltleH It will be submitted to me and on It I will luse my case Daniel Frohmnn demonstrate,! jester day that n dash of coolness and the knack of quirk thinking In a pinch aro mlRhty handy qualities to xsses when a llro Is snnpplnR and crackllim In a corner of a theatte packed from audi torium to gallery wllb 950 persons, motly women. .lust ten minutes before the curtain was tlmrd to tlse up n "Uutcnst ol the l.ji'Cimi Theatre j c-lc i il.i.v afternoon Mr Frohman hail to ilcil with a situation such us Is likely to add to any tlio.iHi man's collection of gr.iv hairs. As Me strolled from his oflice to the dres.-ltiR rooms to make sure that his star, Kislv FerKuson, had her temperament on straight for the Thursday matinee and that his lendlUK man, Charles t'linrj, had arrived from the Lambs and had punched the Lyceum's time clock he not only snielled smoke, but he heard tiro heard It sputtering and hlsslnu. Half a minute's Investigation showed htm exactly where the tire wasunder the northwest comer of the sta', In the locker renin used by staue hands and uhers Lookers and panelling wen "rt... 1......1 it. i.a .i..... ii... i as a conlllct between three legislate e ( t of ',iimr '"'J'1' sl-m. .First, there Is the Fie.vh law;''11" -Mr- r'n.lmian. after a glance at 11.., of 177. which declares that tin- pur chase of an enemy's ship after the out ! break of war l null and void. If the French thuernnieut rlgorouslv follows this law It ni.-ans, so to speak, our de. capitation. "Secondly, there Is an American law which permits such u purchase under certain conditions In n Kurd to bona tides, tire tongues that were already begin nliig lo leap out of the smoke haze ami pla along the walls of the basement, realized that the chances were no more than even that the lire wouldn't get up enough headway to eat through Moor ing and partitions and burst Into tho auditorium. . 1 1 H tic ibRP theiti' ii, lo l-'oi l ll'tll slice lvPVi As the ..ist of ihiui got to the sale SZEeS'' PATIENTS RUN AWAY Mit.i.vit.!.E, N. X. March 2S. Th MI'UllIe board of health, III s-peclal session 10. night, heard the report of Or. David C Itowen, chief sanitary Inspec- i;ilhu Hoot, who will be the chairman i referred to the former Senator s long or tin convention which will meet next Puo tecord and said he regarded It as ... , ... ., . .x. ' "", feature of Mr. Hint's wholu life month to revise the Constitution of the ,,,, ho lm(, frm , rM r(,lv ,o State, of ,NVw Vork. told mote than tortgo the jimfltH of his law pructlcn to S.nnil inerchants at the Hotel Aslr yes-, 1 ender public service when'ver it win te.day that the business of Rovrnmet.t i Wiy'r!"l!oot said It was gratifying to him in tins Mate lias outgrown rne ma. 10 see tint the business men wern at tor of the State Hoard of Health, that ,., ncr of government nnd that the i '"st waking up to the Importance of Hie I the sinallnox situation heie was alaim Ing and that tlvre was danger of Inlec tlon within a raillus of twenty miles, tie said there wire nineteen Infected venires, but was unable to give detlullely tho number of cases. The l-iaril oidered nil motion pb'tu'e ! hotiH closed itidcllnltet. Two thoii 'sand live hundied school children were I ordered ai'ctnal.sl I pon lefusMl, they will b exclltileil lime has isime when the machinery of government must be riformed so that It shall le competent to attend to the bunlness of government. " i' uti i iinnliig a rallii'ail with a stage coach organl7atioii," he in!d, nnd added tin t Hi coming constitutional convention. He thought business men li.nl been at a heavy discount In leceiit jeais through their failure to organize In their own behalf as ngriculiiii Ists and laiir men have done. II was conWneod. however, by this gathering that II was a ie.il organization and wis pleased to think thing to do under th-I ""V ""'"""S "es s ,Mp..r nrirnllil on Mrmict iini ... iIm ni-:itni presi-ui cnangMi i-ouoiiions oi coiumuu It j- llfo Is III l'lllll from school. Imrlng niss .md apply It to the otTiilts f r(v the meeting one or the guards tcponeo , ,,,. ,,, x ... ..t that patients had rsciipcd fnnn qiiaian-1 in this teorderllig of the machinery of tine and olllcetj were cnt In pursuit of them The reiinsvlvnnln Hull road will have an expert on duty at me iirsei wumus f0-m.,. s,,n,i,ii .od, "wo can lmld some. 11111I will not sell transportation to per- 1kmI accountable Hut the doing of It sons who appear to be infected government, ho said. Is to tlx rivponei hlllts at.d to delegate Hit. power that ought lo go with that tep"nslb'llt . W hen tli.it lias h-n done," the Tho opening of the big evangelistic I tnbernarle. which was .reeted for the Hev (leorgo Wood Anderson, haa been Indefinitely postponed Is going to meet with obstacle. The doing .f It Is going to turn some peo- stirring In the lideiests of tho gloat tn- lc-H.ni from bus!- I dutry im. cmnmeice and production of ttie l nlted Slates ' "And ir you will follow the line you have entered upon,'1 h went on, "li will soon come to be no longer turn that the pursuit of profitable buslnr.-H Is to be regarded as robbery. Do noi think I am dropping Into oratory when I say that. There are great parts of the people of tho 1'nlted States who toel that tho man w ho makes any monev by successful business Is a robber, and It Is time that that feeling was dis pelled and that that Mew should be- pie out of olllce -Is going to wlthdtaw ( ,., n Vngary of the past " I si't en s,rv I uses Heporled. l'mni rotue people the opportunities, for otllie which they have been looking for word to. S.OVII1 tlW iMe weie llporled to. igi.t ill eat aiai iu is Ml Vl'o land. ii.llA fr.nil llere. OHO tin .e at every shot. The licet at Smyrna has I nnd. thirdly, there Is a s.etem under snot enough cotton at or Into the Turk. which we hope to succeed, which is cou Iv sa. perhaps to clothe an army , Mined in the Declaration of Lmdon ' l0'V' i of liinn. This hist system provides I mini- hi iii iicciH, iiic millions I what may be called a middle course. .- line .inn lnt, 11 - i Th. I, t.f -lilt, 1m fnrOlililti on- less the purchaser can prove that the I of men ureas in mo coast naileries, it Is us rte,l, have been burning up cotton at ,i tremendous rat. . The event t.i which cotton Is being used 'or powder, it l pointed ,iut, ma m plain 'i part the c.itton export trade lueps up at the high rate of the present, bv which this country's esirts in.iv ..e us high as s.iiuij.oou ImltT.. Wli le in .irdlnai.x times the powder p'Hnts .if t!ie Fnlted States consume :itin an.. noi lules of linters or lu I'.nit plants alone at thl purchase was effected on an honest act of commercial speculation, with.nit an) Idea of war, and that the purchase was not made because It was an eneim's ship, that the purchase was only for ones own use that. In fact. I all sounded In ih one looked about for a ship and found ! with ,i ,-lng in them that made his staff and bought It. i thoroughly understand that the boss was "The diltlcult) for us under the Deela- i ,,n the Job. First tloti. i ration of London Is that tne iiuroen oi time proof Is on .Mr. Hreltung wa'k lb. the engines clingul Into tin street A red automobile rounded Hro.olway and Fort -fifth strtel uu a wheel and a half. Companies of ilrenien lay il.iwn hose Unci, and ruslnd straight Into the vacated thtatre Squads of po lictnien burst Into the crowd and ca-ed It rrom the Lycttim appioache. It was not unt'l then that the persons vvlio had been settled so comfortably a fevc inlnui's b.fore teallzcd that there had I n danger, If not from the, from unreasonable panic. Hv that tlmi smoke vins rolling out of the theatre nnd t'e firemen were having a dltllcult much the same sort of 1 " ' "'' ln""""r ,,i.l ..tli-l- Mt.lles- Sriinih ...II. i li ,1 i.i.i.,, .u...-, DAiNIEL Hint tn let QnlcUlj. What had to be dune had to be done In minutes, and so quietly that the most nervous woman In the nuJIence wouldn't comprehend her actual peril and looso a -cream frightening enough to change :J!i fctislble persons Into v leaping, striving, .i.inlcstrlcken mob. Mr. brohman gave n tug a' fits rug black soft hat - hat that Mr. Hrvan I, .ow n ' a real' ( ghtf Chief lohi. the.itn Ju-' b'rohm i- s ii.i FROHMAN. a tn . t at i d 1- .. . .tn out of the i. t ine to glimpse Mr. k as tne Uieitre owner mi Trap ing School ami Mate mwum Home have been .'used to all visitors. ' The obi Western Scheol building his been converted into a pest house and 'all who disregard quarantine will be I confined there hlbl was. There are thlrlj-tlve known cases oi Ceelloii of Interference. "Individual Interests and local Inlet ests and ciitporate to t'e. I thc1llelcs Mr. noot bespoke an Interest In th" convention. In all Its proceedings, be cause, he said, It Is the voters of the S'ate who must flnallv de ale upon !!.. revision of the Constitution He urg. d h'. auditors ii.t 1. 1 i vpecl to., inn, h InteiestM ale iroltlg 1 ' ' ' 1 11 ' ' "" " inietfeM.,! wi.h Tt : ",.'.r..R". . . , it n . . . l . I ill' tl I I I tt ' I t'l 1 limit l.tj ll flil ofien happens, wb.n public Inteiest has ,iV s-hemes ..f refrm," he said, not li"'" atounsl. that II seems In the ..,ny (lf m,x pra,..vnrthy .man . curse ..f government as If tho onlv . of tnrn mo, M,..ir T"-day ne are consideration which has no trlelids Is ; , n t fr--s. t r-1 1 in th'i and lo-nmrrow in in the consideration resting only upon the ,,im.r .,,,,1 tn-morrnw in a third Hit for which he the smallpov, also wants to cloe hutches and all building- of a public '., wear' adjusted his eyeglasses and l''-"' " "' ; .h',,-"-,!11 began to exude or.lers -mil suggestions, ! "L"'"'. ' T ' K 7 ,i,t.-,l.,st of tones, lint ' '"s ,...-'1,.1, ensr,-. ,11111 t,i. are u ng from Snrt.Ouo ,i .lO.nno bales. Me. Dovare milled. "It Is Impossible is.tton Lai-iniiiibers of new plan's I tll KIV when the case will be ready fot IVe sprung Up, attl.uleil lo llUl-UPl's ,Pl..l in Paris" f all he saw to it that the asbestos curtain stayed down Then he sent Hie members of tb "Out cast" coinpai.) . Miss Ferguson. .Mr. fhrr. Wat bin Ion i iambic. Matgtierlte I.e. lie iiml the others, out of the theatre icii prvew for their products, up,, ,r TT.,s "iitia, 1,71 wiTi. .1 New Von. "tton u.ouse for :tii,inii) Imle.s ,r yeir. t.e former consumption of ihe entire In dunrv :n th's , ountr.v . BRITISH REFUSE U. S. REQUEST. AltniT o t'onaul nt Klrkvvnll, Where ships re Held. Lo.rxiN. March :r A request nude I t.ie L'nlted States for permission to ut on 1 consular agent at Klrkw.il', sV .t:,uiJ, to repoit on American mer- aitateti detained there has been ie nis .1 ijreut Hritain. the te.isjr, g've:, lei-.g ta.it .1 similar riUeet made. n otS'Ts interested in vhlpp'tiK has been i'- isi A 1 'ruber of An.ril. an slop, liave 'ic.i tahcn into Kirkwall, which Is in it-kne.vs, during the past three 01 tl s, .md the Fnlted Slat's l.ns iiml '" ultv pi sc. tn 'ng inform. itlou one - SIP I V.-sstls, because . nil mil 1 1 1 i with tin- phne is dlfllcult and the p- .lie fl equently removed to Hug 's O! S'littlsp purts befiire their of Nre s , an isimmunlcute with Loudon, l".piti!es mad,, hy Ambassador Hag,. tl t wh the vmerl. an steamslnp Ma nias pas 1,.,.ji ordered before ti prize 'i-' at Hull have brought t: respmifM. T r M i' 1 as s:,.,., from New Vork . llar "J fin ll,i;t, ill, 1111 v.tth a i.iinn .' ,1.1 K.i g iniiducts and was t ken Into b r, w ill 01, March 1 1 Is learned from another authori tative s.jijiv.,, h wever, that while no latlolal aiinotiiicement lias been made and for that reason Me. ilovate Is In the dark, the Fiench Covernment s read to purcliase tho Dacla's cargo. rlremi n wete backing out ever now and thin to relieve lungs and eves The tire alarm was rung In at 2 '3, I" M.. but Deputy Chief He irge Itoss. fearing the les.-ue squid of the depart ment would be e.-ded to dig out stnoke choked tllemen. sent p, a second alarm at -.4s. The leu ttletl id the rescue ml with FOUR CASKS IS CAUDKN. Ilv posed line Mini lo tlirond In H ' .1 . March '.''. Font lllsense FRYE CASE HELD DP. FOR BERLIN TO ACT; ..I, ...u.iv Hull ...nils to ' "i. -'IHOO'eu nun ne,uieis tlie Lvcetini Annex In West F.rMy-sixl'r -tanks strapped to heir backs. street' That was the w,.ik of a minute, hopped t . the sidewalk and awaited a .Meanwhile House Manager Wl.lla.u . signal to plunge in As t turned out Walters turned in at. alarm Mr. Frob- they werei t needed bee.i.s, , hose man and Slag,-Manager L C Wyndham ' nmpanles p,,ally got to th" blaze and supped In hunt of the curtain. Tlte.v , rapidly drowned It out. Using thtee lines II.I It In the most casual manner and ' ihiough the l-orty-slxto urea; passage .i,.... ,.i, ....i ..H.i smiled .is thev walked w.i and four lines from the 1 orty-tlfth t tMPKS. N ' . Marcll -.'. IOI1I wen developed eases f smallpox wete nt .nv.rcl thi. ifternooii 111 the fani'lv of William .! Smith, now llv.ng at -l'H Watson street, which moved he e twi i weeks ago from Millvilh- The house was .mmed'atclj quaran. lined Ov the I'atnd.n health oillie. 'who found that W.lllam Smith, 1 veirs old, on of the familv. us.,iMU'. the cltv. and the in.l . .'Ion- i-e that he has the dlsea-e F.verv policeman , was turned nut to locate h'.m and hurry 'him to the Municipal Hospital I street side. Krohmnii Out t.liln. Helief Is That (Senium.. Settle ill Aflvitlire of Anv Protest. to ihe footlights. Mr. Wyndham stepped 1 Into the stage box at the left and m ule a little speech, while Mr. Frohman iuoked on and nodded approvingly. j 3 j. jj. the ilrenien were out of a "There seems to bi a very small fire I jo)l iUl l)ny ..snrch.rt. 1 barred locker next door." said W.vnilbain easily. "It's .,,, ,.. , northwes'. corner of th li.akmg quite a bl' of smoke. It do-sn t .,.,,, hHsemo.t wis left t l.-mi-.d 'amount to itnlhlng. leallv, hut It's v.- y 1 Mr .r,,i)In, th.,t he had ion consld- 111 I anuoyi'ig .11111 we imiiK 11 isi tor me 'audience to .cave temporarily. Don't ' hurrv - Just leiv. it once s vve can as- ci Haiti the extent of the trouble.." and 51. ion in Wlthont li r.tclteiiienl. As 11 bit of acting W.vndhatn muk dm , jtiv.'rsatloii iioncbalautlv. Mr W.ve1IIM".Ti"'N. Man 11 ;.. - I noucn Kr.ilitii.ili smllltig and now lug, the pi ....11. ,.11 inr.o'Mii,! 1, m n, c irv for 'turn of atuiab'lltv mil .aim tho I ' ... ., a .i,i. .,-. I "ui'iit big Without any cilteinetii, j the presentation of th-case of .HI- i.ov- w lt)prinon ,,..,,. .,. erntneiit In i"ganl to the !nklnz or the ,.Mtn, although the smoke rrom Hv 1 V (tiei'ltvl 11 s.l llitig shin William I' Ftye , has iiient was b, ginning tn curl up rrom I . miser Prior I me vcntii.uors, iiriu Mi ing tne wa.is 01 , nie me 10 til- audit iritnn and i pread fanlike snsplclmiH t'o 111 111 tinder Hven el I'ntls lo set lliiitmr In II. lie bv the Herman conver Kit el l'rledrlch has been received here, the Slate Deiartment Is delating mik ing iin represeiitatlons to tlermany. T,'s iilUI'se IS belllg followed plsMll.se the Intimation has reached tills C.overn- GERMANS GET PIGEON CENSUS, inent that the Herman liovernment Is likely to move voluntarily toward a set tlement. It has been sticgespil In an Informal Ti ssi.s. vi. London. March A wa tint it would 1 well forth, fiov- is'Hian. ommander w liohail been ordered crnnient to delay making representations .. Hie (iiivcrnnr-iieneral of Itelglum to j, H,ndiliu opportunity bad been keep 1 -lose wafh on carrier pigeons , f p.formatlon forward.sl from tooK 11s 11 sti Hi lions so seriously that ' "1Ior" " 1 ' h. ordered the civil authorities in his this country to Herlln by derman iep 1 i.'.iune to take 11 census of all such I lesentntlves here, to receive tho careful ' J," "' ""' dim Id. .consideration of the Herman Foreign! WashinutoN. March 21. The note The 11,,,-g .miste. who lia.l a sense of , )iU,h th(. ,...,, stllI s ,n pr, H., bograido of -ad, pig, on, will,.!, was' The Oertnan Aml.assador has ''y to .ireat llrlta.n and Franco on the 1.1 towI in accident an tilth reports. indicated that the l.ciinaii i.ovirmnei t .... . vlrMj i.hickade of Herman' is ,n i.e reueo i" .11... " '.',, . ,,. .,,..1 M,..,v ,,r paratlon It r llllllv ' I elll. lit ol the case a- inso 1...101, .. - 1.111111 11 " . ,, . ..hi .,...,.,1.1, 1.0 loiuinl to Loudon rible peace of mill imtln. e r- lpi. It was lilcmrd H ."ding Davis, gal loping Into Furty-rlftb street on the ihx; alarm, who discovered that the tile had cut Into Mr. Frohman'" reieipts Just 51. 1'"' "You're In luck. I Mr." said Mr Davis. iC- I rtS lie sjiit'o ir 1 r Hill ,., ii..,ikiiik let through the crowd o:, Th noiih sule- waik "AM rich if ou fill pavmg hack Jl.l"" luck. I am. said Mi Frohman. "However. I gues, vhu'ik righ at that. Is vir.v spgUi few hun- under dred dollirs 'i.id at"! so far as t disappeared toward Hroadwav "Level heided fellow that Din Froh man.' s,id the chief. "I slr.-etely hope that whet ever we havu a treatre lire In this town ..otuelioily will handle It as well ,is this was handled before the tire. , character, me' got theri. The cause'" Oil, some. 1 mploye.. tossed a 'Ighted cigarette against the wainscoting 10 the locker room ' It has hot, yrats. reallv, lnce Hroad- way had as much of a thrill. The news , that there was 11 tire In the L.vieum wis! wirelessed through Times Square evet , before tile 1, lull. Ik e reached the street, I and b the time the Mrs' tire companies rolled Into Fort.v-tifth etr.et sidewalks and r.idwa were Jammed. The New York Theatre "movie' shows were Just 1 ge'tlng llt.de! vva III a J'.fl'.v scores , inserted olio thrill' r fr .111 exciting, glimpse of real life, darted through the fi:s on the vat ions levels and draped themselves on four the escape diagonals A. ross from the Lyceum, in the row of music publishing concerns which have made a new Tin Pan Al.ey of the neigh- - borhood. temporary interest was dls- ' TTrvrR AT NAVY YARD plaved. hut even In the thick of the SCAHJ-J.X rXVJ.A Al inv iruiu tire tlglu'iig and the most exciting mo- I - mei.t'n of the street spectacle one could I )unranllne I'.slnliHsheil on 111 t- hear hlRh pitched sopranos ripping I ,. ,lf (, tl nrd I'rlson, through the very, very latest of sentl-I , . . , , . . ,.,0, .1 ...it,. 1- 1 v oui'antlne has Iwn established on few stps to the west, at Broad way and Forty-fifth street, the "horns nubile good "It Is I'or viiu. with tour 1trnetle.1l ,' ' business sense, to put yourselves behind whatever the conventl-ui may find t practicable to do for the promotion of iIa., .llvense. ri,.. lln.r.l nt Health advises the Mic ..inr.i!,,ii of the entire population, 11.000, to prevent the sptead of the epidemic .Major lileg. woo lias o.- -. ....... ,....., ...a 1.. 1, .. i.ll I... w, rilinillllire Sales. "1" l"l"liv nil'i.e.e, e ill, re sua,, " ... . - , ,,,,,,,,.,,, nf .0111 slio- lilames tne spreaiiiug 01 "- - , " v , '.. schools. 1 toi t. as atraiusi 1111 itrivaie .mo 1.11 1 the ordinance do.-k at tlv.- HmoUlvn navy ' ..-.-.l ,.1l,i 11-,e dlscoveiv on gills who live at the Hartlioldl Int.. were Just realizing th.r another di had mini, whe.i the clanging of engine bells and the hoar., "hunts of police and firemen disf.trned their test 1 lathering pink a'.d blue tlulllnesses around their pajamas the) let themselves onto th one story extension, kicked their hsels over the eaves and added tbeli little mite to the color at.dxnlei e-t nf Mr. Fi'ohman's Iin-u-ila! aftertoo'i. The Ire made li tnpossMile to hold n mitlnee. of loilrse, and to the Mlo t Ration who had bought tickets 11101 ey was re funded. few hours airing cleared the theatre of smoke and made it possible -o hold the night pirforminre , ..,i.,M,i .v ,.f :i c-ise or arlet levir l the prison, lo ate. I ,.'i the d.ick T' ..fflcers and l.hiej.p kets on the rocclv1' g ship Maine, anchored near by. will kept on boird the vessel until dang-r of infection 's passed The s. arlet fever patient was re movcil to the Naval Hospital on Flu't- lllg avenue a!IH tne prison 11 pin"' n. ii- Admiral F-her. coinmandHt t the vard. esterlla nps.'ntid a boa I of medical officers to make an Invvs, and Individual interests and pn Judh e." , The addre; of Mr. Ito.t was madu at .1 luncheon of the mcmlx-iV conn. il I of the Merchants Assncl ition It was the j most numerously attended afluir.of this kind the organlr itlon has ever hi Id At the tables were mote th.1,1 LTn guests, and the two pnllerhs or the grand ball nsim of the hotel were packed Mr Hoofs Hpp, .,ince was the signal for great applause, and frequently dur ing his speech h- was Int 1 rupted by manifestations of approval He was In trodi d bv .foseph II Choate. who pre sided over the ooiistimtlowil contention of ls'M. William 1 " Itr. ,d. chairman of the members' coum II. presided at the luncheon At 'he he id t ibb; with him bissldes Mr Hoot. Nfl Cn -ate alio Wio- l im Fellow e Morgati. w ho spoke of the contention from the poMit of view of the business nian. were Postmaster F M Morgan, iv-irough President Marks, former Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson, WMIllam Herri, I'lmrles It, Young of New Itochelle, De Laneey Nlcoll, Thomas M. Mulrv, Ite publlcan State Chairman Frederick C. I Tanner, Samuel W. Fairchlld. L. .1. , Hoiowltz. Chatles A Uould. Theodore P r-lv-.nt.. Wilbur c Fisk, William Har lett. Herb. 1 L liilggs. Hates W M. -liiirah. Henr It Towns. Walter Lind ner. IMvv n 1; Men 11 II P M.iyi.ard, William M l oeott St ,te Superinteti.1- . etit of Hmks Hicenc l.unb P.'cl.ard, Will. nil M I 1. 111 hi l.'l'hii Hoot. .It. Alderman Heniv 11 I'ltrran. J Duprott 1 White. (poig T Wilson. Coinellus N Hliss. .Ir. and Hetty Vogel. Assistant Tteasuti" of the rutted S'.ltes n , nu'iiner 01 , i- " g.lies 10 1. 1- . - li.-.., Mr 1 'ho 11 ri ml ,1.1 ic en!, n M. 1! .01 wfler all. the all Important thing Is tho preservation of th' gt.at bodv of th. tights and liberties of our sclf-governln-r people, whl- li have been growing year by year, century by century, since Magna Charta, and under which we Itve now In peace and order and opportunity for poet, rity nnd for growth. In spirit and In pow er." He said that in 'he five years preced ing December I, I'HS, more than riU.I'fhl laws were passed by Congress and the State Legislature, and during the sam period more than ''. o"0 decisions o' courts of last resort wete published In ii.in volume. ,)f reports With t'cfo figures n mind. rniM Mr Hoot, he hoped the conven'lon would g t mi' red it for what M did not do II- a-Ke,t also for patience, and added- iiitisHtnte for Xt'iir. "Hemember that long d'scllssin. . fret, open, unrestrained and lite Itecked , ' eussion 111 repr, s, nt it IV assi mhlles , tf.ler our form of 1 pree etltsllve gov - . Mlc. to-dav inn mi- the other method I of cond' 'ting cove i-ii. 1 t "You must have among .1 virl.e people, differences of opinion, w .th men adherlnj to their opinion wllb deK rmltrition . and there are only two wi to ren ll tho conclusions that ar r.ecessnrv ror jie.iic and honor. Tine Is the way of d.scussing them, alguing 'hem out. getting to eon elusions by long and painful dl"eue"lon, and the other I by shooting 'he man who Is opposed to v .11 inn svstein Is the llt-st. so when vv talk 'or long dins in the he.it of sit'tioiet ov " th fll" t'n.. l,n .js, r- '1" ruber th'it we irs .1 g' at pe l.'e s.e'le- i, n or.ler " al wi 'hill be -sp.-.ts'l.' Pv. pow,t 'ullst go with !hs r, .piv s b'llti . You . at 11 ' h 'Id men spon bl " Unless .U Ulve I'll III pw Th' iov,-not ..f t'e St ite t. -dav hems tn J'istiv cnt'.'si-d ! t .lo. j; IS'nes -vhl.-b 'Hit sis',- II w '.lin'ris 11 not h 'it th- pov- I,. .1 .. m. I tl.it vv II be o lie! e h .ve opM.tid ihe -.sen .. i les , ss pr - p'e- 2,500.000 BELGIANS IN NEED. WILSON SUPERVISES AMERICAN DOCTOR NOTE TO THE ALLIES ' IS HERO OF MISSION Doi'iiineiit Will I'rohnlily Keaily hy the Knd of This Week. State Depnttmcnt legardtng th situa tion of the American int'slon at Ftu intah in not tbw st. t it Persia, where It is reported serious disturbance have oi , urred One brief despntcji has bet n received horn the American Consul at Titlls st.it- lru. that the Anierliati mission and r,-fu- ,. .... . i , ,ui I K,',h 10 wh"'" I' R-ivcti .shelter have Hlll'l' I. I'lH'lvlinl SlIVCS ..(Mill , hem threatened Hff.irts are being made by the Departmi-nt to obtain further In- Syriim Christians From Turks. " " said mat the names i ml ""tc of the Herman imperial fie hading army onsets. The ,. ire maiiv pigeons In ihat com--1 , i i the ,-o'iiinander was snxm ovi iv . iin.-d 'vlth iccotts of tho most ' n He anil personal nature regaidlng 'Ve ' iris r, sideiil t'leren . He declined, i ju cw to lescpnl tlte older. ,l..io. lit of the case. . ... .1.., ,.. i . nile i- nf the I'iIiiz l will iiroli.lb V go Hill I - . .,1 .-. ... , ' ., I ,1,.. ......1. Fuel l iledilch ai ten contrary toe anil raris o no v.lmlialu rules i-sii-d bv the Herman Prfsbletil Wilson Is Piking great i:,o-..iiiliiellt at Hie outsei of the war. Iter's' in tli- lt Is ualnlaili'sl tliat the captain was i and the Hiiro in ,.o,i, ....... ,-. - -. . .t.,.n ,,f the Decollation of London, lint that finally approv.o. v ii.,., , ... p,.k,.ird. ,1 as tho Cet-inan Mlmlrally rules do t.'.l rtiiU'tU h"' f !" ,hf '''iti-m at IT in- preparation of 'he nol- details will be Cllfflilly gone him hef ore the document Is ! READY TO FEED FRENCH NOW. t merlin ii t iiiiiiiilssliin Will lo I. e are ol ;:,,-,IMI, nun I'ei'soiis, L v. s. Mich i'.'i -Cha.t m.iit Hoover In 0" I lollow the de.-lai itloii III Ihe silil'.ltlg of the Flip Mit, lined III Hie Herman P'lze courts. I While the State. Dep ii tun nt Is not prepaird to agree that th- I'rlnz Hltel 1'rledrlch's cinntnaiider was Justllled III .sinking the Fie under the London cou- ' qierican t 'iimmlssloii fot Uellcf I vciitlon It Is not expected that the ques IMgirn. who .unveil heie to-day ' tlou will become one of controversy. owing to what Is understood I" no tne disposition of the Herman Hoverument In the i ase The Depaitmenl Is satislled from the latest itifoimatloii received that the latgo of wheat on tlie Ff.vi was not to be regarded as contraband under the terms or the Dcclaliitloti of lmilon. The Herman coiiiiiiaiidei' took the position thai It was iliaband, as it was con sign, d "to older" at i.ieeii.tow n. Ports mouth or Falmouth, all of which the Herman claim ate fortified poll- The Slate Department's Information is that th wheal was coiisigm! "lo order" at (Jueenstow n anil was noi m I . i-oiisliletei com raoino m "hi .. Vl-ll !' nell -Fien. h I i . li. to Paris, aniiouiic-'d that lor the leeillllg of Se'llO,. .vlllans behlinl lh 'let i"i Pen .mpi i I. For ' ' i tne tellef ciilll'lil.-sloil ll,.s evtembiig lis work flout the llel iii i .nlo I'raiice, and for lh 'Oi Hi li.i heen feeding ntito tll.lll I e a i persons Imtwien Mail. d Si dan Tile total o ist or the 1 i" will, is estimated at between "lift end 111, iiitu, Odii a month. ' 1. I'm, hot ha-, joined Hi'' ' oni " i id will take charge of one n. e- iiftti-. around Lille. ig i CHILE SENDS PROTEST. Xeolrnlllj Wn InlHleil In s I ii 1. 1 ii u of llresileii. I ' i Slarclt A despi'i a from I'lllle, sav-K the Chilean dov- ' has protisled to Hteat llt'ltilll iMi iny agai.t the alleged viola f tm r.etitiullt.v of that South in coiintiy In the sinking of tho ti "I'set Diesden by Ihreo III It , -h p- p..les ih liased mi the asseitlon ne liiisdeii was ill Chilean waters -in ,v i- ilistroved off lint Island or l'i rn it iler on March 1 1. fit her points, ill Ihe Fi.tr case nave Ineli ftillv Inve-llgated by the Slate ie partnient and the ollldal- aic absolulely satisfied that the l'nlted Slates can make out an unanswerable case. It is pretend, however, to avoid making any demands upon Heini'iin as long as thete Is reason to hilleve Ihat such repiesen latlotiH will not be neccss.tiy. .ii ....n..u . .., i Averc liomt in l l,e noic, mlil not he I The nec'esHlty nf looking to the future has lieen larg-iy rcspunsiine i... .. length of time spent in the preparation of tll. new note. What la written now. It Is believed liete, will evert a great In llilrnee In deciding what the Interna tional law or the future- Is to be Care Is being taken firs' to make ahsoluidy certain of the sound bases ror all state ments and, second, to nmko sure that nothing he said which might In the future hamper the Fnlted Mated its a belllgiient. The elder obstacle to acceptance by no lioveriitneiil of the HritWi and French procedure la their Intention to , prevent trail" with Herman) inruugn i etitra! countries. No cases In Mnerhan practice go so tar In Interfiling with Undo between neutrals, as la proposed, and on litis ground ihe l'nlted Stales will vigotously enter! the Allies' posl- Aslde hum the principle Involved, it Is miderstcnd that Ihe addition 'o the embargo.. by tin neqlral countries ad jacent to Hermanv will be such that II will l.e virtually Impossible to go goods Into Cm-mans, even If Ihe Alle do pot detain them, and 'hat American Inter ,.H will l.e vitally alfrcteil, chiefly In the stoppage or several in lines oi mi man production greatly needed In American indusliies. Attention will b particularly called lo this fiu't In 'lie American note. Tints. Tr.ins-C.iue.isla, March 2V Despatches and letters received here from Fruiiiiah. sixty-five miles south west of Tahiti, III not thw ostein Persia, say that the Ani'r'cin Preshvlerbi n mlti sloiiail.s stationed 'heie ate In great danger, us Turkish - gill if troops and Kinds ,t'e persecuting anil massacring S rlall Clulstlans. All art of heroism h llat'o I'. loctor of tin mlsslonar.v sta- tltnliili of the Hoard or For- formatioti about the situation and It haa al.o been brought lo tne attention of tho Turkish liovernment with a demand for protection for the Aim-i leans. Th.te Is little that the fulled States can do In the situation beyond this be-cati-e ot the Inaccessibility of Frumlah. No tepi-eseni itlve of the Coi cmmctit la stationed tlnre regularly. o tlore I'nslrj for Heriniiiia. laiMsiN. Mar, b 2,'i C.peiihugen ilesp.it, '! sic It i.s repotted to d.iv irimt Herlln t..i' the il, .,,(-, .iove-ntc. i! ha iit-oiii'it te. patr o.'i, ne f h-h ,'at. unlay nut up. he hn i penalt.v i tl, Frsnieqiil muses i.r.. ... , toiericiio Hellef roiiilillsslon. .sifcMt I'a' 'I I'Kpal' to Tiir v-s I Uinpon Ma. hi F.tti.b F'.inequt. 1 president "r the Nation il IMrf Com mittee of Hrussels. 'tho atrv.d in Lon don to-day to .-.infer with the .Miiet..-an Commission for IM'et t" Fe'iriiim. ,iv the number f destitute tn that cou'itty Is dmlv Increaslr.g and that licfore the next hirvest .t Is proPable that s.aiiu mat Helglatis will be In the greatest bread line tile world lias ever si en. There l no starvation In Helgmm at present, ac cording to M. Fr.if.cqul. but this con dition has onlv been .netted bv the con stant arrival of Atnerioan relief ships. He added: "Apirt from th" maunith-cnl. philan thropic etllci.'ii. v of the distrlWltiot . the fact that HeK-lu ti ''is been .ive.l from It teriinttet t period, of stai v atlon is birselv due to Hie unheil t'n- limine! il pnllcv' of the Vmeri.'iti Commission The directors, of tie .- noi 'ss who have shown stead! ot f nth 'n I snp- t of the Vinci ai. n iv, i , n 1. Altmatt Sc (Co. have prepared for tlhts day ia-rxcorrov ( Fr adlay) &imd An Extraordiliniary Salle off Women's Separate Skarls et. Ibleil to b'r.tis of a- it , in a ib ' 'r nun h is M "a ii'ii, i tifin Cl- I.IEBKNECHT SENT TO FRONT. ,'iiclnllst Lender Is Pnnlshed for tttneU mi Wnr RiiiIh'!. Mi'" pi liiiiloii Miiicu li." I'r V' 1 ,e i! nei'M ic Socialist b.ldf' In t in lag, ha been mudenil into ' e p Up l.anilnurin and has bcoa ltd lo dulj in Alsace, NEW GRANDSON FOR KAISER. Ilncbess nf llriiii"li'l., I'.miierur'x lliiiiuliler. Has sun, tjirrmf Vnlilr lit ;ir, tn Tub Sts, IlutUN. via Amsterdam. March 3.1.--Tlie Duchess .,f tlruiiswlik, fmmeily princess Vli'tot'ia l.uise, only daiiulil'r of Urn Kaiser, gave hlilh to a "oil to- '''tIi-s is lie .second bo.v liorn t" the r. r s .aIo, man led Prim e Hnisl, Duke of Hl'llliewlek, sun of Ihe Dlllie or Ciinibeilaliil, HI M - l''': ,,1''1' i Idee sop and tho heir id the iluchj, Pillice Ffiisl, was bom a! Ill niisv Ick on Maich Is, l!HI COL. MARITZ ESCAPES DEATH. Oilier lleliel Lenders (inuiled lerc li- Ciipe Ton ii Assemlil) , Caph Town, South Africa, March SB, Tho Capo Town Assembly voled to-day not lo Impose the dentil pmalty on l,leiil..Col, Samuel ii. .xiaruz anil inner leaib rs and pai tlclpanlH In Ihe recent rebellion. An Ittirt was made to e- cluile Mailt, fr tb" piovlslotii. or l ho net but It was defeated Heti I'lll-isll.lll De Wei. another le.nl. r, who Is a ptls oner, will also escape dilitll The colon tt ti i- i tpcns-cH iiniii .iiate i eigtl MisnlollS Id tile I'testl.V ll I bill Church, saved the lives of lliOO Syrians ii' (ieoglapa, where tiny hud mad" a Wet stand before their pi rsecttioi s. I Their ammunition was gone after a 1 three ilajs light ami a tnassacic was Im minent, when Dr. Packard, with an Auierlian llag In ins baud, advanced I.,- , twien the linis. The Turks atid Kuril- ( thereupon withdrew, and all of '.hi Syrians escaped, except "00 who ha 1 in en biitni'd in a hitrch ! Firticn thousand Siilan Christians' liave taken rcrtlge In Hie American nils-, slim station and '.imo at the French sta- ' Hon. It Is icpoite.l that s. vepty Ttuk Is i soldiers entered the mission, hang d the Orthodox llishop Manila and Pair (iilhoilot clergjtiicn and beat a mist bin ary li lined Mb n. Shortlv hi foro that sixt refugees had 1 en taken from tll"1 French mission. The Kurds were icpeeialb ciiud at C.ulpashan, Ih last of l.1 Sjiian tll- 1 lagcs to hold out, which was captured a month ago. All the S.vrian mile- wire t'.ed in groups of the, marched Ih. uriteyard and iiinrib red Hit! bahi s I lain! obi women were nWo killed, while, I onng women were cuirp-d away an, 1 slaves. I ll Is said Ilia! l-V'tin Syrians have taken rotug. In tin Catnastis, lT.miu an In great danger at tin Fiuiiilali line slims and '.'n.oon inn dead or tnlssl.ig. The missionaries are doing wonderful i work and iit Frumlah aic dlslilhutlng lellet lo the extent or 1100 dally. :n win lllllllll.'l ll total ail17.i",ao, In d-O. It was an- Dknvtii, Marcll 2,1, - Dr. Harry I' 1,. ,,l.r,l '..rtoei'K llveil at Poebtu. Mrs. .... .. I ...'..to.... ,t.,. lf..e I....,1.- ' I'ill'ivitlll IS n uaiihii.. i ,o to- .... , ,' T lliiiyle, pastor or th I'l mouth Con. ereciitloiinl Church here. Leltera re- reived ft otn the I'ackards a few weeks j ago descrineil conuuioiiN in i crsta ,in critical, Broadway at 34th Street DKMAS'DS PROTECTION. YViislilimliHi lulls Tiirkr'n lleii- lion In Vllssloo's I'erll, W.vslllxoToN, March 2.1 Only teryj incagio Information ban reached llm A Sale Today of 1100 Men's Light-weight Derbies and Soft Hats Special at $1.95 Six hundred arc tho best selection from the ".seconds" of a manufacturer famous for his Derby Hats which retail country wide at $5.00. They are especially light in weight, which makes them particularly desirable for Spring wear. The Soft Hats, 500 of them, are "seconds" from an equally well and favorably known maker. The "fur" does 'not run quite uniform in thickness, but that is the criticism of an expert Hatmaker. The Hats themselves are in no way affected as to wearing quality. Styles in both Derbies and Soft Hats to suit every Man. Msin I'lnm. Skirts of ': l'iiiMt$ of &ibaird;nie each Skin-Hs off goi'f cord's in jiiit sheens!? ipTBces. :.5 V M VI1 t t,.c-: o.r navv zw aurj-rc of pUidls or shepherd's onit;:.:, . . ,J' V V IV ic new vavia Readly-ita-vesr DepririiTECc''. (Third Ffoo-'i. I. Altmatt tc (Hit Womemi's Tafilor-made SwiiU in & oyinnlher of nev rncdiils W liu ll to ad'ied itt 'ihe siocV: th'u cty lihi;! at 125.00, liil'M) 5. 133.00 aire refJ V o-' lU I' ,i .fifth Attrmtr 34tlj ttJih 3-itlf &trrrtfl itiabtanu Aurttup