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THE SUN, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1915.
1 OFFICE BOYS BAIT MITCHEL SELLS AT
AS SUBPffiNAS FAIL! $10; WHITMAN AT $7
MARIE DOROS SECRET OUT;
BRIDE OF ELLIOTT DEXTER
BOOM STILL GROWS
Population Steadily Increases,
Plants Oo l p, Bank Oepos- ,
its Almost Double.
Equitable service will grow
better all the time
It is almost an axiom that a thing degenerates
in quality when it becomes popular. Personally,
we don't intend to permit the Equitable service
to fall off one iota from its present high
On the contrary it is going to reverse tradition
and improve with age.
Equitable Building Corporation
Thompson fnmniittoe Plays a! RoOMWll Thrown In With
All Except Elsrlit of Kornnost
ItouBos Trying1 Cut Rate
Trfrk When Heads of Cor
porations Prove Elusive
Cleopatra nni Othen at
H80 a Bnneh.
DW INTO WOOD'S LOAN
MI'SKK RULERS 00 ALSO!
NEW PLAYS TO BE SEEN
OPEN SHOP, 8 HOI K, ITY'
Ai the omrltisinn nf a session during
i little has Wn out upon (hp record
gem iter Thompson announced yesterday
thai icni of the day had been spent In
trying 18 t auliposnae on person who
?t- minted by his legislative committee
I . witnesses arc expected to hrlna to
I pin facta connected with thp Senator's
Information tliut . rrtaln manufacturers
p. Ilgnal apparatus auch na la used In
aubWSM made up a fund to lie used
:n oiling the processes that lead to (he
The Senator admitted that his auh-
i itu servsrs wr having a hani time.
Ml Iip dlsi lowed a clever scheme for
br Ingtng the much wanted peraona to
tune When hp couldn't And flip presl
.ent or other officer of a company hp
directed that thp office boy of the con-rp-ti
hp iihpeenad In two Inatanrea
hn title waM tried yesterday It re
enl'eit In tha almost Immedlat appear
ance of tha panattIM concerning whose
Whereabouts no onp In thptr offices knew
a thin- ten minutca before.
Senator Thompson said tlie committee
n . - particularly anxtoti to fiet Kidney .1
Johnson, formerly vice-president of the
l'nion Switch and Signal tVmtpany. but
p an employee of the tlenerui Hallway
Ktgnal t'oniimny of Rochester. Hp aaM
'at Mr Johnson couldn't hp found and
hst iPisoiia In thp office mere "dr of in
formation concerning him" w. w.
Salmon, prealdent of the (Seneral Hall-
.iv and Signal Company, and Thoinaa
W Flmirane. one of the owners, who la
n Hemnrratlo leader In Rochester.
, ve heen In rlosp consultation with the
Senator for the Inst two or three days.
They are reported to have given him
nrnrmation that tallies with things told
by others who were concerned In the
business operations of Public Service
1 'nmmlssloner Wood
The Senator explained that ail ef-'.-rts
to get. the names of the officers
d directors of the Dillon Switch and
e itnal Company were unavailing until
" chief clerk was auhpeenaed Me sa.d
a I V. D, I'ptegrafr was president.
M at Mr. I.'ptegrafT waa In Pittsburg, and
..it the only man connected with the
executive end of the company who was
New ork wa.s llpnry H. Wpsting
bouaa, a director Mr. Westlturimusie is
I esldent of the Weatlnghouao Air Hrake
'"otnpany, the Canadian Westlnjrhousr
'Vmrany. Weetlnghoiuip Itraite Company
and other more Of Ipss well known cor
porations, Hi. office Is at III Hroad
vav. r'r same building in which the
rotOtiauaon committee I holding its
esring.s mi onorta to nno air "est- figures, 1100; Pope Pius lying m tatp
gnouae proving unsuccessful his office four flgurer. 40 : Horrors of the Span
W as suhpocnaed and brought before , Inquisition. Ill; Dans Schmidt, 111.
nenamra ana Awsmhiynien. Before :
I rot vprv far Mr. Weatlnghouse vu i
. - overrd He promised to he on hand I
M early the same thing happened when
at effort waa made to auUpeeim President
FtenatiaW of the Petleral Signal I'om
patty, Although ho has appeared as a
voluntary witness before the committee
I e couldn't be found yeaterday. Again
tha ottlep boy waa uhxciiaed and again
waa the president of the oompany pro-
iced forthwith. He also will bo a wlt
"essj t ua morning. Mr Salmon and Mi
rinUOana will likewise be on hand With!
siioh talent in the uncss chair the Pen-
ator hopes to ahow something.
P. Krskine Wood, a brotlw" of Com
miaatonar Wood. i:, . (; , IVtnthenn.
hla brother-in-law. weie uu.-stionrsl ve. i
pi day hh to the loan of about lit.
n'llcri ComniissiomT Wooil obtained hpv--al
months before h 1-erame a Com-
aaionor, p. Breklna Wood refused to
attawar Quaatlona reapoeting the reasons
i v hie) brother I sorrowed this monev.
fading hia grounds for refusal from a
papar supplied by his attorney, John B.
ptanchflaUL The Thnmps ni commltteo
is pronilsed to make an effort to have
r m punlahad for contempt.
Mr IVIntnrop toM of lending money
Commissioner Wood either during the
latter nati of December or the first
" f January previous to Mr. Wood's
ipi i 'inert a Commlaolonor. He aald
"ft he and Ft. R. t'olgate. f'ommlsaioner
W' ,d - on. le. guaranteed the payment
' a pa t of the money Isirrowed by the
'emmlaalonar, which, Mr. Winrhrop
-a il. was between 1 11,010 and $15,000.
lie aald '.tie amount actually lent by him
Commlaalonor was $7T,n. Hp said
thai th,, borrowing had to do with the j
Verthwestei n Conotruotlon fompatiy.
Which CominUBtonOr Wood owned be-1
for h" bacanoa a Commlaalonor, Mr.
W Inthrop said be unders'oo.l that the
- n.t re loan had been repaid
fLIARY JURY PANEL DRAWN.
Haveratvaw Politician on Trial To
rn iirrnu In rw t'lty.
Mew ftTT, Dee 13 - An extra panel
f 'wenty-flva tileenien waa drawn by
oti i'Wk Sherwood to-day from
' "h t" stl.rt the Jurv to try W. V
It I ' charged with forgery and tha
of Havaratraw town funds The
" go.s to trial Wednesday before
rme 'ourt Justice Tompklna In
Deputy Attorney.apner.il riinmhers,
''' o i ns superseded Thomn lagan,
latr xttorney, called for the special
' ' "n it were drawn only two
" itraw talesmen. William Snow
n 'i Henrj Oldflald Bdmond Diggs of
Brool yn i Cleary'a counsel of record,
Mr fiiambara ha fourteen Mdletmanti
-' Cleary, and should the tlrst trial
a a dlaagreamant or acquittal
I e AttomayOonantl will push the rase
on .'mother Indictment.
HEALTH BOOKS FOR SCHOOLS.
1.1 lira r
of i.o.iku on health Instruction
been prepared by ir. Charlai
Rolduan, head of Iho Bureau of Pub
lic llctlth Bducatlon, anil with tho aid
f ill" public library all the hook
ll led will be plared at Iho riispnal of
thi public, with the particular wica of
I 'mil i, n.n among high srhooi pupiia.
nil seventy-two book are rerom
r led 'lhe llrat twenty in tha llt
i.'.' under tho heading of hgalthi there
i.'" four on good food I four on food and
nuking for tin- Kirk; aeven on firm aid
II 'In injured ; six on diaeaae ; eight
Shout the home nurae, and twenty-three
ai care of bableg.
HITCHING WARNING EFFECTIVE
Dreeeaae In Arrldrnla Doe
I'nllre Wiralne tillitren.
Polios fnmmlsilonsr Woogg'g order
lkiii'd Novsmbsr 1 Instructing patrol
n"n to prohibit rhllilren from stealing
' ilea on the j ar of vehicle ami warn
ll k' iho pariMiuM that 11 niut not O00UF
basin has flhown It effertlvone b) the
arigae In lhe number of rhllilren In
3 ' -I Huritig November 071 gccldantl
' o Hgurai ahow thai three children
a. re killed and fnurtaen injured by
1 ' h 'ik on wnfrnna, automolille nnd
lrnlle ritre but month. In October,
BoweveTi tliere wr no doat'ne reported,
gul Ihlrty-threa war Injured The de
' . iii the entire number of accl-
'.' - the Pommlealoner Bald, proves th
gklUS "f the new plan.
Sam numpfptl s said lo he gnlng to
Mild, a new BimiMIMIII place at Cnnev
Island on the site of firramlnml with
everything free except la tents gdmlS-I
ton Probably that I: whv he was the
largpst buyer at the aticlion of the con
tents ,f tin Kdeii Muse yestprday. i
He bought John Piirrov Mttchel,
William the S O, Itlll Sillier. W. Jen
nings Itryan. Anna Held. Sarah Bern
hardt and twelve other assorted famous
leople all In a lump for $ll, or $10
apiece. lie lust missed getting nine
teen 'makers of history from Cleo
patra to T. ItOOMVtlt, which wpnt an
masap for ItIO, With masterly self-
raatralnt he raf rained from payihn jfimi
for twenty-six "rulera of the world. '
on the theory, rbiubtlpss. that some of
them will shortly have nothing left to
Morpover. Mr. fiumpertz felt that
rulers change so fast nowaday that
some of t tie ooHoctlon will surely be out
of date when Coney Island tpsuiups
business next Mai. Vh, at the moment
on the salp. Yuan Shih-k'.-il was nged
out as the Prcnldetit of a republic, while
at any day he may become in emperor
and wear an entirely different and mora
Selling ctlObrltHto by the gross made
comparative values difficult to estimate.
Thomas A. Bdla in, clad In a check suit,
waa sold eppai.itiiy for $1, howpver.
and tlnn. itoethals brought Moth
beat OoV, Whltinaii. who was dispostd of
'scenery ami everything" for $;. The
acanary consisted of vgultad arch
auc'n as you tln.l In public huilillnga
The Tigei i of Twenty-third, not Four
teenth Strat) was gohl right after the
tiovernor for $
The coronation of iliorgp ". and
Queen Mary brought tZih. but thp army
and navy commanders of the proaont
war Kitchener. latllCOti King Albert.
et al -went for only H apiece Hon -
ever. Mr. Qutnpartl got a flirtation "all
In good work tig order" for $1". which,
seemed pretty Inexpensive as flirtations
to. He also acquired most of the COn I
tenia of the eluindipr of h.irrors Some '
I of thp largpr prices nf tlm day. paid I
group figures In which the au-i
protested that the ver wax.
at 2,i cents
pound, was worth more I
than tne bid. were:
Admiral PtotChOf bombarding 'era
Crua. five figures $?."; Cen. l-'unston
entering Vera t'rux. eight rtgnres. Ill;
and the execution of the four
A PLAY A WEEK.
at the seven
Ouy Hate Post a s that he i
MB "Omar the Tent Maker.
waa not at the LOSlWton Theatre lust
night, for tlie last time. !( is going to
have a new play next aeaaon, also the
work of Richard Watson Tully. and the
tp:ghNirhfKd theatres will ee him no
more. Mr. Post Is fortunate in having
play from an uuthor who haa
him so well in tho past. Bine
the Tent Maker" was tir.-t acted
York, on a bitterly old Janu
rht two yaara ago. Mr. Poat has
played the pieca continuously with only
four weeka vacation And the flmt ac
counts of it were in only two case
favorable, the general prophecy being
that tin piece could not possibly survive
Put it has kept Mr. Post moot prnappr
ously before thp public. Tlcre waa the
usual anthuataara last Mght.
Dog arc not ae new on the stag.- as
some younghlh 1 rs.ms think. Not to
ptfer to the case of Qoatha it Weimar,
there were the Leonxo Brotharo of
youthful memory and "The Dog of
Bruges" as well a other talented ani
mals who used to plaaaa our Corefathera.
The stage of the 'fills was Indoad by
way of being more or less littered with
these Intelligent canifns who ware a
deeperate Bpaolaa of deu px machlna,
who could always bp railed to seize th
vlllali bv the neck at tha psychologi
cal minute t if course Jaapaf is of the
day and so is his play "Voting America."
which oime to the Standard Theatre
laet night. Frederick Mallard's drama
la acted by tlie same players who gave
It nt the Oalaty and is as effective as
.v. In Ifo .1,1,. I lo ccrtilm Iml
A marl Can boyhood. The audience took j
great pleasure out of It.
"VTP'I'II I.'" XTTM T niPnril 1
I rriiilnrrra Will Plgbl l.l.-.-nr
lleail' Order In nnrl.
T,unMe Commlaaloner Qeorge ii Bell
yeaterday prohibited the ihpwlng of tha
ftlm "Virtue." which was to have been
eeen for th flrftt time In New York nt
Daly' Theatre, Th.- picture was shown
before Mr Boll in th- morning anil he
decided that It waa "Indecent, Immoral
Und contrary to the public welfare ami
therefore should not ho ahpwn." He
wrote a letter accordingly to the Wllben
Amusement Company, lessee of the
The management, however, took a dif
ferent view of the matter nno! although
they acquiesced In tho CpmtnlselOnor'l
order not to Show th picture, a notice
waa posted on the front of the hOIUM
1hi night that the film would ho produced
thi afternoon. They intend to gat an
injunction reetrttlnlng Mr. Bi ll from tak
ing further action. "Virtue I the sansa
ftlm wbloh met with tiu opposition of the
Philadelphia ronwira, who Judgment
waa overruled by th Supremo Court pf
"THE BLUE BIRD AGAIN,
Mnetcrllnrk'a I'lay the Mn illini
um (Ipern lion,-.
Maeterllrnk' fairy play "Th Blue
Blnl" oame to the Manhattan Oiiera
House yesterday to be offersd n s
ChrlgtmM dlvinelon for children dur
ing the next two work. It will lie
acted only at matinees, as there is. more
Important bualnesa at tin Manhattan
Upera Houae In th evening than mere
Th play Is Still tulinirnbly acted nnd
it symbolism ! us beaulUul and poetic
sut ever. It would 1 dlnVult to find
a play mora SUltad to nuttlnaaa for chil
dren than thl I, and It la go well per
formed that all Its original boautle
may atlll be enjoyed
The Jourltey of th two children
through the world in search of the blue
bird i a lovely allegory and will bS
moot WelCOms during tho holiday sermon.
I ruin, trim. Mumped ontract,'
Mile- 'labriolle 4iuntht, known on th
vaudavHlg atage aa "Mine iluiithcr, the
logleHH woman." must pay fll.tnlo lo
prederleh Melville, a booking agent, for
iuuiping her contract. Tha plaTnttfl gl
lad that ha booked tho defendant in
1912 and Hint afler she had apt rod
here al th Victoria Theatre ahe ignored
- 'I I
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k , , ..', .. ! yJnt .... -r i
Marie Doro, now
The marriage of Marie Doro, a. tress,
to BlllOtt Dexter, an nctor. became
known as . certainty yesterda . after
rumors to thla aflM had been heard
along Hroadway for some time, when
friends m this city received announce
ments of the wedding The ceremony
was performed about six weeks ago,
prior to Miss DOfO'l departure to Call
to act in motion pictures Mr.
and Mrs. ppxter are
geles hut uiii u,. ,
atlll In Los An-
lift h strept hen Hip
Yvrk after Christmas
Mlaa DON became araualniad with
Mr. Hextpr when both were nlawna In
the revival o
lu tho part
. .o,,iuo.c, hi uie r.m-,
last spnng Hp appeared I
of . si Baoaclarc. r-
Kaber. who retired, and
rrmainou witn ina company until tho
end of Its run In Plosion .Miss Doro,
Blancha Hate and William 'llllette
were starred together In the play,
Mrs Dexter, or Marie Dor,. Hog, r.
is a native of Kanaaa City. She made
her Brat stage nppe iranee with the Orl
terlon Stock 'otnpany of St. Paul
WWII she came Kaat she appeared In
musical comedies and then w as engaged
u ine rue i naries iTonman for
straight dramatic work. In 1904 she
appeared as .orfy tint iWinc l.nirnby
with William Oltbttta In "The Admir
able I 'riohton" oti toitr 1st... ,I,A m..
itorn n -r.rsnn: ." at the L ceum Thea-
MRS. LANGTRY HEADS
THE PALACE BILL
MakcM Piml Appearance t i
Broadwaj Vaudeville llnisp
Acta of Much Merit.
Mr Lantry came 1 1 th Palace Thea ,
tr yeaterday f..r tho firt time since ha
began hr vaudeville inr sn eg
twaroii in the aketch "Aiio." arhloh Msal
mot with so muoh aucceaaa around other
circuits Others on th programme are
Adelaide and Hughea, dancers; i.ew
Dockatader, tha mlnatral; Marl.. McPar
land, Henry Lewla, Mike Bernard, Sid
ney Phillip and Donahue and Stewart
iiarrv "iroon in "The Cherry Tree" i
tho pnrttmlar attraction at tho iVIorial
Theatre thi wcok. On the supporting
bill are Boaa.o W'ynn. Oaa Wulilrop.
Krainor anil Morton, Pyer, Kay tin. I
Oirlle, Klob .mil Harland ami Halo and
Patterson. As an added feature the
French government's motion picture.
"Fighting in France." aie being shown
at both 'afternoon and veiling poi furin-
Til" War pictures are alo to bo neon
nt tho Alhambra Theatre this work
Supplementing them .in- Tony Hunting
and I'orriue Kmn ea "The unae gnop,"
I'cinuorr :irn iihih. immto, ihhium , .hi
McCulloughi JlSCkson and Wuhl in a kil
lulled "Before tin Theatre" und MarU)
and lmff .
Barney flerard's organisation of bur
leaquara came back to tin Columbia
Thuire again yeaterday for 'a work
run. The how Is railed "Follies of the
Day" ami ii principal characters arc
prototypes of iin' Id BelaeoP, Oscar Ham
mersteln, tleorge M. Cohan land Al
Raavaa. The question "What Does the
i'lihllr Want?" la .ii. uaaed, each charac
ter offering acenea from the type of en
tertainment in Which he specialize, and
then tin.- audience is asked which it likes
best. The competent company and large
ci orua iif girls furnlahed much amuse
ment to the spectators.
At the Yorkville TheUtre this week an
organlaatlon caiieii the Amerloana i
presenting two une art burlesques, one
called "See America Pfrat" and th
other "The Worth of n Nation,'' a H.itlre
on the motion picture play. The com
niny I led by I'M Johnston and .lean
BOY SCOUTS GET $6,012 MORE.
Ilae gHN.MKI Wo far nml Mill
Keep I ftOP gUIMt.noo,
ai the meeting of the Boy Scouts'
campaign committee yeaterday it was
decided to continue tha hunt for contri
butions until 9100.010, the amount orig
inally sought, is raised. Additional con
tributions of $ii,iii -.rut wer reported,
bringing the total to II,1I,1B, Among
tha contributions were these: $Min from
(leorg W. Perkins. $ 1 (III each from J. H.
Ta.ller anil I'larence II. Kelsoy, iiu from
Charles k. Baker, and t',r each from
Thomas A. tfidlsOu and l' A. ). gcheertS.
Dudley pleld Malona stioke in favor i.f
preiiaredneaa, iiarratlng thla anecdote:
"When Brand VVhltlock arrived In
Now York he told tne this story : With
the approach of tlie Herman army all the
diplomats left Brussels sgospi th Chi
nese Minister ami Mr. Whlllnck Klnnlly
th Chinese Ulnlater went to Mr, Whit-
lock ami sa.ld :
"Mr. iVhltloclc, i canum remain
longer Insane with you.1
"'Why hot,' said Minister VVhltlock
'Vou, iiii myaalf, represent a neutral
nalion f have no part in lhe wnr
Besides, we have diplomatic Immunity.'
i 'Yog,' said the ttyllliesc Mlnlgtlt1! hilt
he rannon ahe haa no eyea,' "
Mrs. Elliott Dexter.
tre and than sii" aatumod top titip role
of "ferlqtiot" at tha Savoy,
Mlaa Doro'a rarear a a star began
in 1!0T at the Crttarlon Theatre, play
ing CortOtfn in The Morals of MarotM."
Tics d: was followed by "The Hlchest
OlFl" and "Blactrlelll " She plaved
I'lirrr rtrlal In a revival of the play
of tiie same name In February of 1111,
Her las: appaaMMca In New Vork was
In "Diplomat " During thl engage
ment motion p.cture producprs became
much Interested In her work and
finally contracted for her service. Stus
haa artod for aoma time with the
Pamou player i-'ipn Company and
also with the Triangle Film Company, I
At proaant he ie filling a new contract I
with the Pamons IiUvm Im r n. vn
I,, ,, i,r imsb.Tid has hppn acting
ur iiexte- i . . .........
I Thni. -h ..i.-,...i ..- kit.
seeing him net wltli a Weatern stock
company Hp took him to John Drew
and Mr D'er first appoarad In 'The
Tramn of Tear. " auppl.ir.tlng .lulbin
uRatranga liater he was engaged for
a promt nan t part in 'The Maatrr Mind"
at the Harrte Thentre. "The leive
liaaah" nt the same theatre and "Con
aaquanrea" it the Comad) Theatre.
His l ie- appoaranea on Broadway waa
In Henry Miller's production of ".tast
OUtalda the Isoor." acted recentl;. at tlie
Oataty Theatre Mr Dexter I a mem
ber of the Actor irqulty Association
and other professional clubs and socl
ctlee. COURT HEARING FOR
DR. O'HANLON DENIED
Ordered tu Hin scut t Trial
f lr. sfaplcr.
Police Burgeon Philip P O'Hanlon,
who aa a Coroner'! pbyaiclan in iio.
accuaed bj Aaalatant Iitii.-t At
torney Train of . onsplring to rovrr up
I ha .loatii ..f Mr. Uoulas Helnrlcha, ap
naarad before Juatlce vk in th
Supreme Court, Criminal Turin. ir
rlay and hj-k-i for a chance to deny th
made ;isn:nt him Tho raaa on
Unit or ir. Andre L, Btanler.
i.ow of t Chicago, whi
la acouaed of man-
Kuanier. no perrormed an operation
'i "re hteinrlchs, which was nlmot im
mediately followed by death,
Dr, O'Hanlon got a far aa asking I
for permlaalon to defend in name when 1
tho court .ikoil If it lu,, I .1 ' f 1 . tr to
da Willi the rase on trial. Wh n Dr
O'Hanlon aald it had the Judge an-
awered that he could iot hear tt in the
presence of tho Jurors
"Bui I am u free born perarin and
I have the rlwhi to bo heard." aald
I doctor, Ion the court Interrupted to
I ask ' lio vo ii wiali to be free.'
i in-. O'Hanlon replied that he did and
JIIBIIce r. ks lol.l Mm ,e Imil 1,,-tlor
nw seat, mis the doctor did art I
saying that he did not mean to offend
the court or the Jury Dr. (THantnn I
Bays ho w.uits lo be
111 the rar-. Inn as
express. .1 a .lo-ir
test i mony.
on w hose tour of dut)
at r.OO Wei 11 llh
tenla for the proas
neither aide had
have him give
n W Holtshauaer,
Mrs Helnrlcha died
at reel, swore ye.
lUtlon that he had
never uearu or tlie rose until l;,-. w-ek.
when he read of it In the newspapers
Ho sgid thai he had been a marble
cutter when elected Coroner, and had
accepted the beaten path that had been
laid out for him when he assumed th
work Dr. O'Hanlon wa his phyelolan,
ninl ho admitted 'hat at the outsat hs
had signed a Blip of paper giving au
thoritS I" lhe doctor to perform autop
Irs whenever he saw fit without special
The sg-Coroner admitted that lie had
never soon the body of tne deceaaed
lie admitted that he had never eeji
the report of Dr, O'Hanlon in which be
asserted that the WOmatl had died of
ai uto gastritis, although two other re
isirts in his office had said she died of
heart disease and of apoplegy.
l?x-Coroner Holt shauser said it might be
possible for aotne one In hi office to
conceal a SUSplclOUS death, bul ho did
not believe it He added that h had
implicit faith in hi subordinates, The
trial win he continued to-day,
Books as Gifts
are npproprlaic at all
time and always appreciated.
TOU win imtl t.nristinas
t ions by tho thousands at
Mvmu ut money at our
ZZBIG BOOK SALEZZ
In rflfOflfS n Ihr mlirr ffsfl Of fgf
bankrupt ffaldi iV llnnkinn Co,
Lcweat Prices Ever Quoted
I in: I'll IS ( I.ASS (II' Hunks
BOOKS ON Al.l. SI B.IKl'Ts '
w ork or siaiuiiirii aulnorsin tin bind
ings ill average ol
50' , REDUCTION!
i on mi iii t Hoimr: a iihkin n.
Ilookseller- nnd MLillnnors
IC ( or Hindi Si
H Maiden Laos
All buf eight of the foremost New York
theatraa are now selling their tlrketa at
cut rates Thla does not, of course mean
that lhe beat aeati are to be had for
half tha regular rate, but It dOM nllow
the public In at a much reduced rate
Three of the foremopt mualcnl playa,
three melodramas supnoaed 10 he play
lug to a large business, three comedian
usually accounted successful and two
dramas which lu accordance with tha
general Idea are popular nny lie aei n at
half the box ofltee rate. This Is the re
sult of tha failure of the manager tu
keep to their agreement to preserve
" ny wouhln't reduced prices do it?"
fUJ Wared a manager yeaterday. "Why,
nobodv wants a 7n cent play, but a dollar
and a half play at half that price la con
sidered such o bargain that the theatre
which try the cut rate acheme tliui It
very profitable "
I'here la to he a meeting of the Drama
League In the Wanamakpr Auditorium
1. ill. an Qulnn Stark will rend and Holand
Holt will epeak for the Drama league
Kllsabeth Alarhury will In! roduee
"vory Uood Bddle at a anaclal tier-
fnrmance nt lhe PrttMtM Theatre, to
Which It will bP pntslhl tO buy t keta
only througii liiltution The geneial re-
haaraal win preoodji the production of
the play on i 'hi let mas eve.
Marie Tempest, who could not suc
ceed In interesting Amaficana In the te
vival of "The Duke of K'.lllecrankle."
may appear in "Sadie 1ovp" If MaFjorli
Hambcau de, tdos that she wouUI rather
aij something else. She has been much
In demand from tnanageta ever since
she noted lis Avery Hopwood'a play, j A large new restaurant, with a eafp
althOUgh light coroely i not her vein. terla mobile which alone serves more
Membani of th Pal tfpgllon Club. to I than aoo at a ma:. haa recentiv ien
the nutnbr of twenty went to
F'rlnt'i Pat' nt M 'ort TheHtre Innt I erTpld pp Bxtamtva tracts of land
ii ght Kleanor Painter has a t.ew eong I ConttgUOUa to ll nlanl have been bought
w tten for her by ictor Heilort
lhivt Hilli.trd't. new piny 'ill no
loriKT bg known M "The Pfld ft Raci ."
Wjllam Irwin, who wn.to tht torv on
Whlotl thi pleoe m IxuhhI. allr( it "What
HHtne of Dopffan Folk.' arui row Mr.
HllMt.nl s.i5 ii-vi I.' to call It bv the
Hum num It dealt with miflrt-Renatlon
and th hero ltvmea thn father of a
It In said thai T-eo DltrtdlBteltl ni'ay
eIl1 -n t?ie road a erond OOmpatiy t
art ' Th 'Jreat Uover. ' If he does
Arnold Daly will to jele. td to piny the1
Wbon "jfbll' !j ready in be prod uood
1 will be nuug at the Iber:y Theatre.1
Th operetta will be reidy for prf"rni
atM'e '.ilKut the middle f January
louls Nepolet:i I'dtker rocafltly fin
ished "Mavourneen," whloli hai hen
a'ted with itreat lUOoeM at Kil Majt -nty'i
Tlieatri In LgOtldon. If will Hhnrtly m
a te.1 in thia country.
Robert Jonea, WbO :ihs be:) with Max
Ifgilnhurdt ll Hrt.!. unit hMJI miiiivn )m
.ihtllty here In ' The Man With the Dumb I
Wife." will have rhare;e -f the produr-
tlon of 'Tne DeVtrl 'Sarden" when It )
proiiued at the Harris Theatre by
Arthur Hammarataln'a new mualoal
play. "Katlnka." win h, I tirsi per-
f..rrti..'.c In New Vorli nt tho l-'ortv-1
fourth strcot Thoatro on Thursday eve-1
i ... ik, December -" it l th work of I
Hnuerbach ami Prlml, author of "Th.. I
Klrefl)'' iml "Ilign .link Adolo Hon-
land, M. Naudaln, Bdtth Decker, ;
PtUnklyn Ardell, Bamuel Aia and others ,
are In the company.
Joseph Brooks has arranged with the
Cnlted Bok.ng CitTt,-es for nn extenelon
of th vaudeville engagement of Phyllis I
Nelleon-Terry. The engagement win be
gin next Mo: -lay In Waghlngton nnd will j
include Philadelphia, Boston nnd Brook-!
ln M'.b Terry will present the same
prpgrumme she offered st the Palace
Theatre two weeks ago.
Burton Holm gave an illustrated
lecture on "Braril" : the Candler Thea
tre yesterday afternoon His tail; was I
supplemented with colored slide and I
aoma interesting re-; of motion plctureg, I
stop: Look! Listen "' the now revue I
for Claby Dealy'a will open a; toe illabelcregM in deposits has been particularly
Theatre Tuesday evening. December II. ( largo, each month eurpaaalng the pre-"Cnln-Chln"
w ill leave the day before I ceding one by many hundreds of dollars,
to fulfil a ix week engagement al the 'The increase of November over that of
Colonial Theatre. Boston. October was more than TT. per cent.
I ah bank- have shown heavy Inoregaos
"RUg gleS Of Bed Qgp," Which thojin deposits, that of tho First Bridgeport
Shuherta are to produce at the Pulton Nation. il Bank growing front M.siit. 1
Theatre, haa been postponed from Christ-I on December :u. 1911, to 17,107,000 on
mas eve to Christmas night. Decern-1 November i". HIS The bank make
bcr 21. ' iii a weekl) ;aroll ,f 1500,000, The
The Woman Auxiliary Honr.l of the I Connecticut National llank In the anme
Polyclinic Hospital held it annual ten., has increased its deposits from
theatre parly at the Belasco Theatre I ,112,000 to 11,111,000, Its payroll I
last night to ee "The Boomerang." 1100,000 a week The City National
tCmanuel Reloher gave a special lnvl- Bank's dopoeWs grew from is.noo.ooo to
tatloti performnnre of 'The Weave re" at I 14,000,000 nnd ite payroll Is 300,000 a
the OJarden Theatre lael night The flrt week. The saving hank and trust com
publlc perform. ince of the play will h panics make Simitar showing.
given thi eventiMt, Mr Relener i sup-1 The increase in population has cot
ported by Adolph I, Ink. Ilupert Harvey. I been limited lo Bridgeport as several
Morlta Jaeger and Bdlth Randolph. Utouaands of Ks new workmen live in
Alma Helwln. wtio wa laflt seen in ! tlie outlying towns of l-'airtleld, S::.i:
"The Mark of the Beat, " has replaced I ford and Vilford Man) ohore cottages
iHsbe) jn In the cast of Bugans ' in thoe townn arc Inhabited by families
Waiter' new plgy, "Jut n Woman," I whose members work in the city' busy
which will he produced by iTie Shulierts tdnnts.
LOTS OF MILK
MILK is rich in the valuable mineral salts
which are sadly lacking in many of
the present-day popular foods.
These mineral salts are absolutely essential
to the full realization of robust health.
18 rich in these vitalizing elements and is
CALL ANY BORDEN WAGON,
ItnibOKPofiT, Conn., Dec 13 With thai
coming of the war business to Bridge
port the city has shown a romnrkalile
ITOWttl that la reflected in Its every oc- j
cnpatlon and Institution. Tiie census of
1911 gave the population of nridgeport
as IOf,04i and at the beginning of IhO
present veor It was plaepd at about lie,
HI, Police, and other public ..Illclals
now astlmata It to be about 1 11,100 and
Increasing materially every day.
As a result of thp unexpected arrival I
here of so niaoiv peopl, the housing con
ditions are much overtaxed and there
ll considerable confusion. Rents of
hOttOfg nuve liecM raised In nearly every
Instance and spver.il families are now in
tlie poor house because they were ejected
from their homes after refusing to stand
an exfortloiate rait and being unable
to obtain other qtMftOfa, The pnoe
of furnished rooms have Jumped thfpp or
"'" dollars a week, and even at the
i "mres now cl arged there are few to be
j "ne result . f tha war business has
! been the largo expansion of the Kemlng-
ton pian' rr om th. i nlon Metallic cart.
ridge i nmpany, tho paient Brm, Mi 1 111 -
Ing pormita to the valua of srverai mil
lions of dollar have already been issued
to the firm and the operations on new
bii'Mlngs are : ot yet concluded
Tlie greater part of the plant Is now
Operating in three shift of eight hours
a day. and It la eatlmatad that there
are about 10,000 persons emptoyod bv
thp oompani Thou and of additional
workmen will he put on as aotm aa
I housing can be found for them
mpany, and there "hamlngton
ity is brinn rafridlv rre.-H with hun
iiris of attractive modern iweiiinM of
brick and Moi.e, vtde strt-ets. rf-.-reat Ion
pHrks and othrr features Thes housea
will ha- rcn'rd at niAnr;-nr prices ti em
ploy Th. Brldfoport !'rojvtn.' Company,
which 1 aald to he flnHnced by finnan
money, recently "'ompb'tod n Std00.004
plant not far from the Remington Arms
Compan) . ami thero are report of tli
cominjr, of one or two more ammunt-
tlon rompan!s fo th city.
While main firms are manufacturing
directly for the warr.nic nAtlonf thar1
1:lB 1 .n. ( oanur i' I'riri.iliiu loi -.11
f k... T...'. i .1 n-Ii
' tiiijaii nrf I'ni.irsrrn is puitt our"
.11. , n , ,
li" lMt star anil tho Bridgeport llMr
Company, Uie American rnr!'OT',i',i
n , . , . ,
Cunpanv. t! Brvain I. . tr c nmpanv.
tin. Harvey mbbell Company and th
Tiuiiari Machine Tool Company ha'. nil
built lure additions.
Generally epiaklng, Bridgeport lia 1
become an oilit lion:' city altic, tho
It 1 also :m
lon shop ,-lty. as irp li.al la'nir load- I
r 1UI not i'r' their flarli ? to mail" It
a cloaed one. Virtually ail of the labor
!lfToronc.n have now lor-n amicahh- ot- I
tied, an.l except for an orraaiori.il rllffrr-
entv utile la heard of labor troulile. ,
II. -ni ri:.ito I being purcVa! at h.ali ,'
'lauea n I pan ..f 're c.tv I ho
Ste-ens Hotel Company ..f New v..rl
ha obtained an optloti up-mi th '.i of
Hi.. Plral MethodI! rhurch, n block
fr .mi Hi- o, -r.. ,.f the '!:.. With tho
plan of erecting a (if;oon torv up to
date commercial hnuai .
Sdosl of th loc.ii merchants i"..o
areatii" enlarged their h.p. ii i?- be
lieved that tho value of tu building tr
mlta for th year will toinl II.IOO.tNM),
mor than twice tha of tin- largeet for
The poat office i finiiinK it hard to
krop uji with th enormous Increase of
bualnesa aid ontil accommodations
have horn rented to take care of o:n
ilrpartino!iti. Hundreds of people, not
vol settled, receive their mall through
th general delivery window, while the
mall of each carrier hna ehown an
age Increase of man poui ds a dir. .
In the poatal saxing hank, part
larly paAronlsed by transients, tiie
N. CAROLINA PLANS
UIDCT U K DM D X Mlf
r ill 01 r All ill DA11IV
Loans at Per Tent. Nimed to
Put Small Planter on
Dm ma M x. ci re 1 1 la then nit
Inspiration from tli thirty-eiriit-year-hl
rooprativ rredn bink of Viaronr.va,
a village. In nor'hern Itnly, f1xten fnrm
erM and busttiess men of Durham rountr I
l.av pledged their support the fret
rural credit ut.tnn established In the
South undrr laRlelatiM san''ion. Bat
niipr tli' Jewish societies of tha North. ,
1 ho Institution wltt ba th. initial oo I
operative socletv formeil by farmers f
the United tats for the extension of
per cetit. hort term Iohuh with the
borrower' character us the only coN
lateral. Tt is to be known hs loweB
arova credit union.
The credit unions au'horlfd recent'.-
j by low are under the airpn-tMlon of tha
division of markets of the ytate board .
of agriculture. SveTi persons man- fonr
,a ored.t association The par value of t
the htot-k is not to exceed $"5.
The farmers of a small credit ur.1i
in a rural dlstrl'-t are brongtit together
and pool thtlr Interests. Horn of the,
' member own land or persora, proprt:. , ,
i and others have character as coilat
', SfS I Tha tsnanr farmr, his chief pos
i session lieing ft mulo and a cow, will
l ave to secure lndorsernv of htS "nt'
from the landlord, or tvo or more
; his neighbors A lien on his oron also
tls rOQulred. The crop Hen will beer i
per rent In'erce:. and the firmer wi'
be enaiued :o purchase hie supplies on
hn S Hill, rnemher of an economic
' I TlllJi nil I 1 7 ;'ur"r I.,
"' ... . ' i . .
i 1 "
1 .it icrio-.i, ltali-, to tin
: , , . , ,
itnmlsslon that tourari rrurop. pr ;
of the bank i
county society. TM bank wae organ -
' Izrd with forty niemhors and a capita' ,
of 1100, I. nana wer,' limited to $200. :
Thg North Carolina .Institution tflltasi a protest aga.n.t New v. nr. eve
it egtgtones largely on the extension . .
of credit for acquisition of land, blooded: "r'" of dlsalpgtlon by "devotee of
j stock nnd faun machinery BgCChUB" I contained In a letter nt
1 The commission referred to found to Mayor Mltchel vesteniay by William
tha Italian bank in fllM condition. J' H. Anderson, superintendent of, bo Ant,
I '.i-,t unio n lei to I12.S00, loan g 13,-1 .
100, rash on band I00, SUrplUS earned
.oOO Tho er.tire lo. of the KiatltU -
tion for th thirty-eight rurs of ti this year.
life wae only JJ"" Tho rate of in-: .,
tercel ,,aid membere was per cont; " ,n n,nM H","", "' :"'
general doiinnit.il 4 ;r cent, There Nr. Anderson, "that it
were 3i members Ipoeelbla to drink or purchase as much
Pergonal testlmonlala from dapogl. mtoglcatlng lupior as 1 good for any
tors of r'o bank wore ic. riled bv the.
commission. a blacksmith ii.rrowe.i "hl" "'-hour, when it- sals
money to purchase steel for hi shop, lis regularly legalized under th. general
hud pa d back the loan, acquired owner-1 lawa. The report- of the orgn- of d.
ship of a hon and wa- a depoaltor of the : a,,,.,,!., , k,
v . , . . . e.patlon on sii. i ... . avion.- n - Now Vo ir
cooperative institution Others obtained ' ,r
loan to purchase Cattle and agricultural w,,n "" "m,J "Hyn u '' '"'
implement. I capacity of ih. revellers, brings to Now
Membership waa limited to persons York an unsavory fame, which while ,1
living within R radius .f two mile Too
officers f Hi in.t'tiit.on receive n.ma a"r'"'' "r:,m 'B, repels
Salaries. A Is.ar.l of directors, conalet- I "'hers who, to sa the leas', are BS do
ing t nve persons, servni ror two years,
Moral character ami earning capacity
are prerequlsltea to mamberatUp in the
North Carolina ins: nut Ion. Ii canital
conalet of payments made by the v
oral members The union la entitled to
receive on deposit the savings
mombera nnd from non-n embers auch ?
amount na may be prescribed by the
is.ini of directors The unloii Is em
(lowered to borrow money frdrn any
source, but auch Indehtednees shall not
exceed Its capital, surplus and reserve
Trie Suicide In Mgs,
s 'hwarts of Watertow n,
Conn., 41 yeara old, waa found suffering
from l "o effe. ts of gn poisoning in the
home of her sister. Mr. Leah Qoldberg,
174 Uivordiii avenue, lasi night, and
Wag taken to St. Mary's Hospital. ,
charge --f attempted suicide wa pre
ferred against her. it was reported that
Mrs Bchwaril had been unable to obtain
I1.70H left her by her I. it h us hand,
which she hud placed on deposit.
Geo. C. Flint Co.
HOLIDAY EXHIBIT IN
For the convenience of Holiday Shopper? st e have con
verted our entire main floor into a spacious GIFT ROOM,
where arc displayed Imported Novelties, Ohjcct of Art
and single pieces of FLINT & HORNF.R FURNITURE,
selected from every department as hcini particularly ap
propriate for presentation.
This arrangement of our Holiday Exhibit noi only
facilitates selection, but offers a wealth of suggestions to
those who arc undecided "uhat to give."
Gifts purchased now will, upon request, be held until
the proper time for delivery.
FURNITURE. DECORATIONS, RUGS.
Flint 8 Horner Cq Inc
"Around the high
tension and hostility
of the men d'onlm?
each other by tht
Rio Grande he has
woven a story that
oreathrs life all the
more because its
uackground is real
"The author i. on
familitr ground in
this work, for bis
field is adventure of
the thrilling sort." J
- Trenton Times !
SIM net j
HARPER & BROTHERS
Writ lor our Holiday Ctlnsi:ri FrM '
FOR CHAINED BACCHUS
ON NEW YEAR'S EVE
AntNHaloon I.fiuicr Ai
Mayor to Prevent "OrgM
s 1918 ComPN In.
. ''""1n league of New York. Ho Mks
1 that no all nlghi liquor permits he N-nietl
sirauie citiaena, .m.i wh .....1
and patronage would, in the long run
more valuable and more atable
; r. f'';''""ri,:, ""'" 1" harmful
.nnd "fl"" l"""' ll catravnganc would
Cb tacit or;
be peculiarly unsrotul when the ,1.-.
tresses Incident t.. wnr hang Ilka a pall
over so large a proportion of the civil
ixed world. H would seem little less
than in. i.e. on to encourage tins kind of
flaunting of prosperity, due in such largo
degree 1. 1 the win winch causes such
S I i, pie I oo s
lllllr llnll Hum.
Th village hall, a three story !:
structure situated ni the north end f
Htapleton Park, Stapleton, Btaten Island,
wa luiH) damaged laat night ,.v a t".
which started in the basement and Was
confined to the municipal and the magis
trate's ...ur' Tha loss wa placed nt
Only two fire companies were able
lo get to the 111. Ml Iho o!hrr WOPS
hi 'ked b the snow.