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VOTE TO REFUSE GREENHUT OFFER Swc in -Minority Semi I'osf r.-inl DiMioiniciiifi- 1 lie Hn ii'uiiniiilioii I'lnn. HOLD IT IXADKQrATK .l TIIKKATKX SflTS ClniiiK of S2.-I0n,00n Kepir doiitcd Momnoiitli Securi ties Co. Attacked. Opposition to the Clrcetihut reorganl titlon flan developed strength v ester diy In ttic form of onie live hundred creditors" replies to tlip p.miphlet report tlr'ul.iriicJ liy tlie Independent credi tors' fomm.ltee the minority group. Accompanying many of the ost card votes on the plan, which wns Hiilnnltted by the creditors1 protective committee the majority croup and the land holders' committee, were letters de nounclnR it as Inadequate nnd ursine the prosecution of alleged claims for IMOS.OOO against the Greenhuts It was considered probnh'e yesterday that the minority creditors Will lnlk the petjent reorganization scheme for the Oreenhnt Company nnd compet Cipt. J. II. Oreenhut and the Monmouth Securities Company, owned liy mem bers of the Qreenhul family, to make mother offer or face lawsul.ts for .ill or parts of the 12,408,000 claimed us "as lets not turned over to the trustees." If Iteferee l'cter li. Olney does not ap prove of the plan, and Capt. Greenhut does not Increase his offer to the credi tors, not only litigation of these claims but other steps are threatened. The first clash of counsel for the rarlous croups of creditors probably will take place In Mr. Olney's olllce at (S William street next Tuesday morn In, when an npplicitinn will be made for a decree ordering a sale of the Grtenhut company's assets. The coun sel for the minority creditors. It Is said, will oppose the application nnd contend that the trustees have no right to sell the 12,40S.noo In alleged claims ngnlnst the Greenhuts. It will be maintained that the trustees should prosecute these claims fir the creditors. To Kcimi Vn the Fight. Whatever the outcome of this meeting Selilon ll.icon and Saul S. Meyers, of counel for the minority group, say they are prepared to continue the examina tion of t'apt. Ureenhut, the other odlcers o! the company und somo of the em ployes to establish before Mr. Olney the facts relating to the Items which m..ke up the I2.40S.O0O total. Counsel 'or the opposition creditors, who feel ih.it Capt. Greenhut ought to make a more substantial offer than 12 Jj cents ,n cash, expect that It will take about n more hearings before their case wtl I complete. I'nless Mr. Olney decides .1 mftre than one hearing n week the natter may drag along for several months. "We feel." said .Mr, Myers, "that those a e valid claims, and unless Capt. Green hut sits down and writes out n check fcr a million or two to the trustees r m.ik- a better offer than he has made in this reorganization plan we shall ficht tfcese claims right through to the I'nlted Plates District Court. I am confident that the reorganization plan will not go through as It stands now. Greenhut must make a larger offer. Ve shall have enough opposition to defeat the plan on Tuesday." Mr. Olney has power from the District Court to accept or reject the proposed iforganlaatlon plan. Counsel for the majority creditors, Itlchard K. Dwlght, expects that enough of the creditors will vote for the plan to Insure Its adoption. At any rate, If Mr. Olney does approve of the plan, which is considered Im protiable, at least for several weeks to come, the creditors opposed to It as In adequate will go before, tho District Court Judge who receives Mr. Olney's report and fight It there. Quicker nnd Heifer Hrautta. "Our position Is this," said Mr. Dwight mrrda in defence of the reorganiza tion plan, "W'e have carefully consid ered these claims (the 2,luS,000). We have wwe Into each one thoroughly, Jljny of them Rre valid causes of action acalnst certain of the officers and direc tor of the J. II, Grecnhut Company and other parties, llut we believe that the teorganliatlun plan will he better and quicker financially for the creditors than the result of tuch litjgatlon. Many of the claims are not easy of proof, but It Is a matter which Is entirely up to the "editors themselves to decide. If they ant the satisfaction of suing Greenhut they can have it, but -tho, financial results Mil be quicker and probably better the other way ' The way In which some of the trans actions Involving the Items in tho !.0,000 claims were handled was Pointed out yesterday by lawyers Inter ested in the case. It is admitted that o Items In this sum payments of ISOO.OfiO to the Monmouth Securities Company from October 2S to December 19I4, and JC50.000 In payments to junks on notes indorsed by .I. Ii, Grecn hut offer the strongest bnsls of action agairst the Greenhuts for recovery of "Mis. In his testimony last Tuesday Capt. Oreenhut failed to find any uuthorir.v t'"n n the minutes of the board of di rectors f.u the 1900,000 payments to tho Monmouth Securities Companyhis own farniiv a few months before the r: ceuership, and for the payments to the bank .in notes bearing his personal In to"" merits The minority creditors maintain that the circumstances snr- "Minding these two payments In par i cui.ir stamp them as preferential, lint I'enj.imlii I'askus, counsel fur Capt. Oreenhut, who ald his client Is ready rl willing to go on being examined, e tori M'Merday that It was not r.er '" fir I'apt Oreenhut to get au thor i:ition for these payments. l, l,-o, Olio Voles In Hunks. T th,. 0 e. ie-i.iiiei triuihactlon was mude In Op October I, 114, the .1. li, '' i ompany owed $800,000 (iisMb l i no urn) notes to the Monmouth ' Company) on bills paynbh, " 'tie personal Indorsement of .1 it The Indebtedness to nrr nditors then was ilxiut SI, l'i lieiember, 1914, noles-to the " Securities Company had been i ijou.uoi), while various li'inks s w'tli Capt, Gleeniiut's pel dorsenii'iit umouiltlng to II,. ' ' me, Hecember, 1914, debts to eredltors had mounted to ' oho out), on April 9, however, " reielvershlp was declared, J, II. " tiad reduced his personal oi. bills payable to $157,000 up. , 'villi the merchandise In- on '.vhlck J. H. Oreenhut ' it to be Italic t crsonally hud $2,857,000. Thn minority argue th.it "so shifting the es erf from J. H. Oreenhut and merchandise creditors amounted i rfeicnco to J, II. Oreenhut." o 'ler interesting faclor disclosed '"a I! M U .) ('i (V IT nine llii ' if . IU . rr. . ! rli Sr. n,i Ha. tn to a A ADRIATIC BRINGS MANY AMERICANS; JOHN WANAMAKER, JR., A PASSENGER ,, . v " ' t'onyrlKlit by International N'pvra spvlr. j Gurnce Munn and Miss Mary Louise Wanamakcr on the Adriatic j. viu "sni;, wno arnvea on j I iivit.m:.. t;,.,. . v ... i liiisitanin Sur, Ivors a Hit Ncr-I VOIIS ill Passing TlirotlJll I The White Star liner Adriatic, fearless of submarine danger, steamed through the German war zone from Liverpool , and arrived here yesterday afternoon I with fifty-six first r.ibln and nlncty-tlireo second cabin passengers, mostly Amerl i onns. Including John Wanamakcr, Jr., who has been six months In his grand father's office' In liOndon : B. II, Van Ingcn, the wollen merchant . Charles T. Jcffery, automobile manufacturer: Hob Inson IMrle and Isaac Lehmaun. .yesterday was this: The proposed plan of reorganization states book value of ' the assets of the J. 11. Greenhut Com- 1 pany at IS.0S2.ST1, 92, while the reorgan ization committees tlx the liquidation t value of the name assets at less than half of that sum 2.040,.177.r.l. In the same connection It was pointed out that 1 the report of the company to Dun's and Ilrndstreet's on March 20, 1914, included an Item, Merchandise, fixtures, delivery plant. Ac f6.S34.97S. 43," which Included In itself nn item, "I'art of good will, 11.717,367.80." In defence of reorganization against litigation and liquidation It was learned yesterday that even If $1,000,000 could be collected from the Greenhuts by law- suits. It would mean only ten to fifteen cents more to tho creditors unless a j tC,00O,00O bond Issue Is set aside. .Mr. on Tuesdnv as "nart of a scheme of over-1 inu uii eiiiir.ll ei mni unit IS-ue 111 coun capitalization," but it Is said that out- ' , . . . siue rem esiaie appraisers rouiu ne orougi.i in oy tne urecnnuis to justity . the real estate valuation on which the $6,000,000 bond Issue was based back in 1910. It was said nlso that the difficulties of collecting from the Monmouth Securi ties Company or J. tl. Oreenhut himself would be great. Capt. Oreenhut him self owns only one share of stock In I the Securities company, the rest being held by his sons, his wife and daughter. NEW ORLEANS TO GET FEDERAL BRANCH BANK First Under Itescrvc System Has Limited Powers and Reports to Atlanta. Washinc.tov. June 24. The first 1 . . ,, , ,..,,.,, .,. ..... branch bank of the lederal resehc sys-, tern Is to be established at New Orleans, The Federal Reserve Hoard announced to., l.iv th.n It lind nnnroved the request ' , ,. ..,. , . Ul Hie ICDrni: unnn .1. eitumi, ,v- mission to open a branch nt New- Or- leans. New Orleans b.n,kerMiad sought I to have a doubly strong branch ban established there, applying for a branch of the Dallas reserve bank as well as i one of the Atlanta bunk. The board decided to grant only the latter request, however. No definite assignment of territory to the New Orleans branch has been made, but It Is understood It is Intended to give It the member 1 banks of Louisiana nnd Mississippi III 1 district 6 and those of Mobile and Hald win counties, Alabama. The banks so segregated will deal with the New Or leans branch only. NEW RATE FOR SHORT TERM. ItrserTe Hoard Aiprovr Cent Flgnre on Ten t)n a Per I'nper. Wahiiinoton, June 24. A new de- partuie In regard to redlseount rates was) made b the Federal Itescivft lioat-l to-day when It approved a lato of 3 per cent, on ten day paper for the re. serve banks In New Vork. Philadelphia, San Francisco and M. I.oills, The lioaid Z." .. 3. A. e f .n-.u , : I ' I ...... ,. ...... v.. . & j. . yor, wnK unanimously betw-eeii loans or ten days and tlnsc , ' iri(I(.nt 1)f ,n Ass0clated Ad of thirty days. In approving the rate ,Muu, of ,llo World at their ''... '" " ';: ' ' . ,. .. i III llltlllii U cniti in imuiiH nuuii ii 1 rate n is oee , ore ine i oaiu ior ; some lllllf past .tun mis rtrciveu utj careful Investigation. It nun iiisiun-ci at the recent confer hum of governors In Chicago, and the general Idea of such a rate was appioved. In the opinion of the hoard the Introduction of the plan Just at the beginning of the crop mov ing reason may result In (xtendlng ma. tcrl.it assistance to hanks which deslie special accommodation for very nhort periods, "Tho short term rate Is In lie veil likely to bo an effective substitute for call loans bai-ed on collateral and lis In line hIIIi tro policy of the boaid, heretofore iMuhllHliriCNif progressively decieaslnir I the rate of discount as Ihe matiirlt' of the paper presented Is whortcned and as Its liquidity correspondingly Incieaies. The new plan will, It Is thought, ho particularly useful to banks that aie membeiM of the cluuing system and desire fiom time to lime to obtain short term aenninioilntlnn for the main teiiance of their balunoea with the re. serve banks." tne wnite bta . yesterday. , i" : .vavried on June 28. Tiie Anterlcnn .passcngets wero tindls- lurl"'' '' '" possibility of being blown up. ,,.sr,, ,.lrlP ,, ,.ehlimnn, a" """Ivors of the I.usltanla, were Just 11 nu nrrvoui panng tnniugii me unn HI' OHC. ger zone off tho ltrltlsh coast, but were Inclined to suspect tint pending nego tiations littwcen tho United States an) Germany over tho rights of neutral sea- goers ihry would be safer than before tb ' ' 1 . wns toipedoed. Mr. Jeffery slid so far as he had ' remarked, ought to wake up and con observed the sailors' of the l.usltanl 1 1 sldcr Its own preservation. Mr. Chance were true to their sea tradition, con-! said that Germany at the beginning of slderlng the circumstances. The general the war had In nservc t.uOO.OOO reserve Impression, which be himself held, was 'shells for each of her live classes of big that the great Cunarder would float guns nnd Uint sho was still adding to long after she had received her death , th.' supply. wound. Olllcers encouraged this belief' Mrs. TIilllp Snowdui. suffragist and and few If any realized until a mimit ' w Ife of tin senior M. 1'. for lllackburn, or so before the foundering that the Is here to attend the International ship's condition was helpless. Wade Chance, London llnanclr, said he believed that If Germany won In the NATIONAL BANKS HOLD ! $735,348,964 IN GASH Iteport of Comptroller of Treasury Shows IIir In crease in Deposits. Wabhinoton, June 24. The total cosh held by the national banks of the country on May 1 was 735,34S,964, ac rririllnir In file statement nf fondltlon as of that date made public by Comptroller 1 of ,h" Currency Williams to-day The Comptroller asserted that this sum rep- rAotnfu ,, nefnril v.ilti ,if S 1 K.n.t.4 .1 1 " - - " ulnM. n ...... ,f fill HIT. IIS The decrease In explained as having I been due to the transfer of funds to the Federal rev.-rve banks on the organlza- ' tion of the new system and the sub scriptions to the capital stock of these Institutions. The Comptroller stated that there would have been an actual Increase of J9,2.'i5,002 had It not been ( for these tronsfers and subscriptions. Tho demand and time dcjKisits re-1 ported May 1 amounted to 1 6,6fil,jSl, 332. nn increase of 1302,393,277 over the ' previous yenr. Overdrafts nmountlng to 13,904,374 were reported, this sum i being 9, SSI, 266 less than that reiorted In 1914. Thin decrease of more than 6') per cent. In overdrafts Is to be at- trlbuted to a vigorous campaign which tho Comptroller waged during the last ewr aaln"1, exteuKion of tiio privi- rf,e 111 UH'luianiHh ,un tuni-j- n.ers. The Comptroller announced that the excess reserves reported amounted to J727,342.'.'!i3. n sum I241.5S2.820 In ex cess of the amount reported a year ngo. The Comptroller said there was an ap- parent Incrense In the exces reserves of J48.1,7.")9,46',. This Is to be uttrlbuted m )arB' jMrt f) thfi chanRes ,n r,fccrvc requirements which became effective with tho organization of the new cur- rency system Among the Items given under the head of resources in the abstract wero; Loans and discounts, $C,C43,!S7,!iSI I'nlted States bonds w secure clrcula- , u'r ;S of liese Items were given:,,;,"" .' . '. -.' Capital stock paid In. J1.06e,891.1.77 . mini lis r inns, s 7 I '!.:! l.:i ' nn, ... profits, Ires expenses and taxes paid, J2!I3,6S3,!.'9 ; total deposits, $S,S!I2, 047,738: notes and bills redlscounted, $37,568,342. H.S. HOUSTON HEADS ADVERTISING CLUBS New Yorker Is Elected 1'resi-1 dent nt Convention in I ChicHgo. Cinr-AOo, Juno 21. Herbert S. Hous- vice-president, of Doublclay. Pago convention late to-day. late to-day. Mr. lloiihtoii has long been one of the best known :, ( v. rt ixl iik men In the country. Due l,i. . lUty flit-tun 1 1 vn tierinil nf the im.ii. ,,ati,u he was nn Important factor. (i. V. Tliomasson or Dallas, Tex., was chosen vice-president, and A. S. Florea of Inillanapulls was reelected recretfi i y-treasurer. John Fahey, pies Ident of the Chamber of Commerce of the I'nlted States, had the lust word in the convention this evening, when he spoke on "Advertising and Commercial Organization n thu Future of Aincilcun liuhlness." Figures showing that the attendance was more than double that of any pre vious international coliierenco were made public The total number of paid 1 eiilstintloiis wnn 4,198. The 1016 convention will be held In t'lilhidclphlii. rv tlfllprs for Collector Klanrr, The offices nf Maik Klsnor, collector of the Third Hlslrlct of New York, on ami lifter June 24 will bo located at 1150 Uroadway, the Victoria Uulldlnf. THE' SUN, FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1915. '' i to welcome John Wanamalccr. Mr. Munn and Miss vVana- London Kinimeicr Says U. S. ' Will lie AttacUcil if tin (ieriniius Win. Kuropean war she would come over and 'lick the United States, which. Mr. Chance Women a reace Conference at S.m I ran Cisco on July 4. She said It was better to bear children than arms HEAD OF GAR GO. SEES BUYING BY RAILROADS F. II. Katon Optimistic on Im mediate Hetterment for American Lines. Optimism is to the outlook for 1h purchase of equipment by the railroads in the near future was expressed yes- , terday by K. H. Katon, president of the American Car and Foundry Com- , statement issued with the . - ,,!,,., rei.r. fnr ih. .i,.,i Allr,, , .... "It Is doubtful whether the railroads , have ever. In an year, liought less In j comparison with their requirements than I they have during the fiscal year Just ended." Mr. Katon said. "This has been ' caused by no lack of desire on their part nor by any failure of theirs to recognize the need, If not immediately, ' at least in the near future, of additional 1 enliliitnent. The condition exists lieeiniMn of lack of lltiancial ability to change It ; but encouragement Is to be found In the fact that an amelioration of this condition Is Indicated by tendencies now apparent, "It is difficult to believe that tho un propltlous conditions surrounding the close of the fiscal year can long con tinue. There arc some Indications of an Improvement In rnllrn.nl conditions. The roads hnve yet to feel the full benefit of the Increase In rates granted them during the past year. "It seems reasonable to suppose that In the rearrangement of Industrial con ditions that must Inevltahly follow the great struggle now waging there will be afforded outlets for American prod- ucts that have licretofore been closed to them." I After the payment of dividends on ! the preferred stock of thp American Car ' and Foundry Company there remained ' a balance of J230.53C, as compared with t l.iir,,.',i, l in 9H. avalliililii for dlvi- i 1 ' r X "1 !".. ''''.?! -" ninn stock agalns, n'V, ' 1 vlVih " '. ' T,...-,w,.v In 1914 The JfiOO.OnO necessary for the main tenanco of the common dividend at Its usual rate was made up by taking $450, 000 from a fund previously set aside for that purpose, with the result that the surplus for the year amounted to $80, 1I30, against S337.971 In 1914. This, nildeil to tho previous surplus, gave the company a total protlt and loss surplus on April so, r.u,,, or -.i,ii'.n,ii;r,, against one of $25,1)13,110 on April 30, 1914. CLARA PROVES TO BE A MAN. llisiiieriider Trapped liy (iooil Memory of llelct'tlvc. The good memory of lletectlvo Hear don of the cocaine squad resulted cMer day In the discovery that "Clara Smith," a waitress, who was sentenced to the workhoiiM) for Ion days for lolteilng, was a man with a criminal recoid for felling narcotics. The man, or woman as he appeared Hi be, was arrested early Wednes day moinlng by Hetectlve William O'Connor, who wiv her ihlm) ap. luoach several men at Itroadway and l'"ort -eighth street. Wednesdaj night idle (he) was nentcncei by M.iglslralo Heiberl in thu JetTeisoii Market women's night court. Lake Hopatcong C1 NEXT SUNDAY Alto Every 9 Sunday and Holiday Lv. W.JM St., 8.50; Lv, Llbuly St., 9.0O Lv. Jackson Ave., Jersey City, 9.17 .ra. Lf, Bioitt Slieel, New ik t.."0i. tr., Atlantic City NEXT SUNDAY t.f,w.:J4Si,V0j Uhfiivii, oe. S9'B0 Jickion Ave., Jerter Cilr. 81" .m, Lf, Utoid Street. Ncwtik 7.JS i m. HARD COAL NO SMOKE COMFORT APPOINTIVE BENCH . DEMANDED BY BAR 1)-(ikI.v Hcrrick Dceliucs Mice five S.vstoni Is n HcproaHi to State. SOME .TTIKiKS AUK IWFIT Atn.NV, .lime 21 rrmds l.yndo Slot Fon, Wllllnin It. Guthrie, John M. Hoivcis, J. Ilatiipden Doiigheity and e-.!m1gc D-f.'.idy Hrrrlrk urged an appointive instead of ,111 elective systm of S"lcctlng Judges In this Stale to-day. They nppeared 11s 11 stib-rommlttee from the committee of twent-one of the It ir Association of 'New Vork before the Judicial cominlttie of tlm "imstltutl'ip.i! coiiventloi.. of which tiorge W'lrkei sham Is rhaliman. .Illilge I lei rick dcclateil that the elec tee system "Is about the woiM conceiv able." lie spukias a it'tiri-snitatUe of 11 committee Willi Ii I11V1 sttg.ited the growing dissatisfaction with the Ju diciary The JuiUe repotted that the law's delays caucd much of this un easiness, anil that the personnel of the .Indues aim had Its effect. "Conditions now are sivh that some Inwjii-H with political llillmnce can get from the Supreme Court In some in stances favors which other lawyers car't' get," declare il Judge I let rick. There can be lm Independent Judiciary "responsive to the will of the people." Judge llerrlck raid lie ilf, land that much of the dijtlsfattion with the Ju diciary system was rjued by Judges kieplng their ears close to the ground to tlud what the people wanted f IViirlcss -I nil I fin r . "What we want is n fe.irliss Juil:- i ctary," continued Judge llerrlck "A Ju dicial y just as independent or tne peop.e ;,f "I'V:"""' 7rX- uTr"i leaders or powerful men of any descrlp- tion W'e need a Judiciary that can Hand up for the rluht in dHi.im-e f public sentiment. The only control the people should have of Judges Is toe eon ..e .l,.i- .,.r,.tt,.tilfttv.. uhn run remove the Judges," 1 Appointments by the Governor with the advice ami consent of the Senate are 1 usually a matter of "barter and deal- lns," Jiiiltfe llerrlck said, us .1 lesult f obeivatton he has made during forty cars In Albany. The speaker suggested that the Judges I of the Court of Appeal be elect! d and 1 that the Chief Judge receive the power of appointing the other Judges In the State "Wouldn't that bring the Chief Judco down Int'i the arena of politics?" asked Chairman George W W'lcUershain of the I Judiciary Committee. I Judse llerrlck did not believe so. al 1 though he admitted that politics and j appointments by a Governor usuadj The Court of Appeals! should rit rlt in Impeachment courts, In JtuUe Her rick's opinion. He was chief counsel for William Sulzer during his Impeachment trial. The, Judge declared that the "ex pei'icni'e of the Court of Appeals In sit ting In the l.i st court of linpe'.ichmetit had been harmful." Mr. .Mets n inserted that precedent f.iiois the establishment of an appoint- le Judiciary lie thuilglit the Governor nnd Seit.ite hinild have the appointing j pouer. All tin; 1c.1l business of the! Slate Is done How by appointive olllclals, I lie said. I Mr. Ilowers said lie believed that there! was peifcct accord .1:1 ong the lanjcrs of the Statu as to the advisability of nil appointive Judiciary. The votern would be mute likely to approve appointments by the Governor and Seiale, In Mr. Iiunnn'ii upliil.ni. W'liatcvcr the con vention does about the Judiciary will not affect the vote on the new constitution, lie declared. Mr. houiiheity Insisted Hint the elec tion of Judges was not the business of the Individual voter, as the Judges nro not representative olllclals but experts. "Some Judges put on the Supreme Court bench tnrough our elective system, while not venal, nro not lit to admin lister Justice," declared Mr, IoUghrty. ; 1'n.v of School 1'eneliers, llefore they were fleeted to olllce 1 Mayor Mltchel and Comptroller Premier I gast both favored eiU.il pay for the ' New' York city chool teachers, de land 1 Miss Grace I.. Strnrhati before the con stltutlonal coiivemlon's committee .n , 1 ftlei to-day In discussing the home rule , a-iieudliieiil for cltlis. These two city olllclals came out openly for equal pay, continued Miss Stniclian, when they were candidates for olllce, nnd thev should not now be 1 pointing to the equal pay law as one ot toe most flagrant legislative viola . thins of home rule tor New York city ' Iielei'.ite Thomas I'', Smith, who Is ' member of the committee and secietnry 1 of Tammany Hull, brought out from 1 Mls Htraeh.tn that In a letter written while a nndldate Mayor Mltchel had .idmsid the principle of euuil pay 1 j and that tV.inpi roller I'renderg.ist "had j 'i'PI"'.iied on the platform In favor of the 1 Itie.isille.' Mls Strachnn appeared with Arthur l'riy, district superintendent of schools; . Joint II. Denbigh, principal of the Mortis High School, and John Itafferty, piliiclpil of Public School ID in Queens borough, TMy opposed the home rulu .intendment plepinsl at the conference! ir Mayors, whb h would give the New. Yoik city olllclals exclusive Jurlsdlc. 1 tion of teachers' salaries. I TI.ey .islnil the committee to frame j the home rule provision In the new t legislature, so that the New York city 1 H.1.1 nl of niiication, nnd through It the State Department of Kduc.ition, would j bi'e complete control of the funds spent for educatHmnl purposes. Now the responsibility Is divided between the New York city Ho.ud of IMuc.itloii and th Hoard of Hstlmate and Appor tionment. "The commltteo would be doing the teachers a great Injustice If it took iivv.iv from them the right to appeal to the I.eghliitiire for Inws regulat ing salaries,1' declared Miss Strachnn. "In New York city 32 pr cent, of the teachers receive less than 11,000 a vear, and about 60 per cent receive lcs than il.T.OO Docs that bear nut the statements of extravagant nalarles QUICK Action will buy you a v car at COST But you must act at once. For there's only a few left. They're demonstrating cars Studebakers that our salesmen have been using to show buyers what Studebaker performance means. They have always been in the most expert hands and cared for, too, by skillful mechanics in our own garage. So they are as good as new in fact, lots of men say they're BETTER because they've been used long enough to be "worked in" properly. But good as they are, they're going at COST PRICE to the first buyers who come in and it will take QUICK action on your part to get one. Chance of your life. This SIX sells regularly at $1385 and outsells every other SIX on the market, too. But a few men are going to be lucky and get one of these Sixes at cost, because in a technical sense, a demonstrating car can't be sold as new no mat ter how good it is. New York Showrooms 56th Brooklyn Retail Headquarters 1495 th".it have been made here, when the high cost of living In New Vork and the high cost of salaries paid to Cicrhs and minor employees nro considered?" ! IMT Itcsiiliif Ion Mhelved. Certainty that the convention will not approve u reapportionment of tho Sen ate nnd Assembly districts of tno Male was liiillc.ili-il to-day, when Majority Leader Georgo W Wlckershnin, Henry I.. Stlmsoii, John Iord O'Hrlan and their following of Itepubllcnns oppos ing reappoitlonment succeeded In shelv ing Indefinitely the Qulgg resolution. There was a hot fight over the prop tolllon. The battle raged for an hour and a half and at the end of that time. It was conceded by mot that the ftr.ickell forces r.i been beaten. Theie will be 11 continuation of the fight 011 June 30, however, when thn amendment reported ny the committee on legislative organization, of which Senator Hrackett Is chairman, will come up for consldeiHtlon. This amendment has aroused tho op position of the entire New York Ity delegation of Democrats nnd sums of the Republicans, becnuso It limits thu representation of the live counties with in Gteater Ntvv Vork to one-haif of the Senators nnd otic-half tho Assembly men, and Its defeat is predicted. Senator Hrackett tried to g. t this amendment back In his committee, sup pnwedly foresfi'lng Its defeat, but .Ma jority Leader Wtckershaiu wa quirk with 1111 amendment to Mr. l'r.icketfs motion which would forever have ended the reapportionment nKht In the on ventlon, and on motion of De Lancay Nlcoll the whole matter went over until next Wednesday, and the convention adjourned on motion of .Mr. Wlcker shnin. Declaring that there was no way un der the present sjxtem In which Un people of the State of New York could vote directly on any public issue Dr Prederlck A. Cleveland, director of tho Bureau of Municipal Itesearch, argued to.diiv for the adoption of featuies In the proposals) to amend the constitu tion Introduced by ex-Senator John G, Saxe. Dr. Cl'-velnnd addressed the tlnanca committee, of which Henry I. Stlimon Is chairman, and the committee on State officers, of which I'rfderick Tanner, tlm Itepubllcan State chairman. Is the bend "At the present time," said Dr. Clev land. "there is no way In which the Governor can go before the people on any policy on which he has Joint d Is sue with tho Legislature. There is tin way to get a 've' or 'no' verdict from the people on any s'ngle hiicv and the only approach to such .1 verdict lie through an outside irresponsible body called a party convent Ion which ndop's a platform consl.stlni of forty or llf'j planks which each candldntu can Inter pret nccordlng to his own desires. "t'nder the present cumbersome sys tem the people have absolutely nothing to vote on evept their belief in a man. The present organization of the gov ernment of the ftate Is neither respon slve nor responsible," The Iture'iu of Municipal Ur-e.irch bills which Mr Saxe' Iriirodun d provide for a reorganization ot the Stat" ad ministration by setting up i leven admin istrative divisions, all directly respon sive to the Governor, and also provide that all appropriations for deptrtmetit work shall originate with it-o Governor, who shall be rcq.red to submit V com plete hudcet to the Legislature. I and a Studebaker SIX at that! 4--V SUFFRAGISTS FEAR NEW BAR TO CAUSE Oppose Uanies's Plan -to -Make Cliaiiiros in Constitution More nilTiciill. Auiant. June 2 1. SuffraglsU con tinued their activities before th? consti tutional convention cmimittecs to-day. .Mrs. Harriot stnnton lllatcn, .Mrs. Csr rlo Chapman Catt, Mrs. Norman dolt. U'hltehou.sc, Miss Alberta Hill, repre senting tne siiffr.vgo cause, nnd Miss loulio Swartr. of tho Consumers League uigeil thn cjinmltlee on future amend ments not to Indorse amendments pro posed by William Harms, IxjuIs Mar shall and Frank W. Slnndart. Thoso amendments would Icquiie at least three fifths of tho votes enst nt an election to he east upon nil propositions to amend the Constitution, the nmendment not to be considered adopted unless a majority of three-llfthH of tho voters ap prove It. Now 1111 nmendment to the Constitution Is possible no matter how small the vote upon tho question may be piovlded a time majority approves It. The suffraglstM Insisted that there was no need to discipline the voters, nnd that the amendments suggested. If adopted, would forever close the door to amend ments to the Constitution In the future, "Tor sixty yeats wc hnve hten en deivorlng to get a v de on the women1 suffrage questl- n.'1 said Mis Catt "and If the voters should decline to approve trie suffrage amendment at the Novem ber election our movement will not Mop. We will go right on ami light for the vote. Gf rourbe, If you amend the State Constitution Hi the manner propped by Mr. II.irniH or Mr. Mushnll wc would have to aicompllsh our end from another angle. We would have to amend the 1'edcral Constitution to permit suffrage, which vv, nlil. In eltct, send the ques tion back to the States f r the approval of in nmeiidnient to the I'nlted States Constitution." Mr. ltarnes wnntisl some plan adopted by the convention like one he suggests which, he Kild, would tend to educate, the people up to til" iinportntico of giv ing more thought to the adoption of con strtutloaal amendments than to the sclectl ui of a Guveiiior or a President. "We want the V"te; i to understand," said .Mr. na-ni'S. in.u nn, l oiiMituuon w a product of their own vote, and then they cannot be blaming this man or that for existing conditions of government. I believe thu Legislature has enough to d . rlthout amending the Constitution, and that !n wlr my amendment pro hibits It and provide for a constitu tion ii eenvcr.tl n every ten Instead of every twenty yvarn to meet the changed situation." Louis Marsliad thought that Mr. Ttarne . proposition to deprive the Legislature of the power to amend the Stall Constitution was a danierous one. and Broadway. Bedford Avenue.