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THE SUN, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21. 1915. 5 i i r r sS ha ja RUPPERT PERSONAL ESTATE, $6,382,759! ClIfM Realty Ts rntmuali Brewer's Fortune Is Half of Estimate at Death. jIAI MANY FTXE HORsKS An inventory of the fiersnnsl property tt J. oh Rupptrt, the brewer, who died Kg) Iat. filed yesterday In the Hur Ngste'fl totirl( fine the value of his e-ts.-luslve of realty, at tS.J2.?:.9 of the Kor.nl epprslaed at S6.M4.3I. O,, decedent's holding of 1.000 shares of Meet liupnert. Inc., the brewing com mm u ,i uppiHlaed at 14,864. 504. Ida I (inn ahafM of -i x-k In the JaAob nup- I nrrt flealty Cm porotlon were valued at I Itlf.f St. Other stock were: 1.000 ftiani Arctic llygela Ice Manufacturing Company, flfln.non; 404 hree Astoria Hlk Work, 4t,400 ; ten shares New; ork ' " " "" ."""; muck in ,h N. w York American League Bae- t,,n ilub, iSl.Mt, Other unfits were hank deposits. I75. Si account! receivable. 1260.410; per formi property on Hudson Itlver stock hrn st Pousiikeepale, 103,481; personal nroDtrfv at Hhlneberk. 11. -66. and other pernt ,1 l-freet.a. Ill, 089. The toliedule of the property on fhe Hud'oti Itlver Stock Farm Includes the f,lnrire etalllon: llnlf Interest In i iiuy Axworthy, 11,110 ! Wurtenberg and I aftrkirlt, $1,000 earh. The following , fcrood mares lire listed: Lulu Arton and ! fMt, $2."" : Temptress. $;.000; I.orrtta nrl foal, 11,000; Lady Worthy and foal, , IJ OOd; Lorrtta Oakland, $1,000; Worthy ' Oakland. $1,000 The following brood ; marei w!th record! are Included In the appraisal: Anna Worthy. $1,000; Anna Axworthy and foal. $3,000 ; Sapphire Worthy ami foal. $1,000, and Zola Hello. $1 OOO Mr Hiippert also owned Mar garet enric h, a two-year-old fitly, val ued at 17,100, At the time of Mr Ruppert's death his scale was estimated at $'.'0,000,000. I'n 1v his realty holdings are very great the value of the estate will be less than half the estimate. In his will Mr. Hiippert gave his wife (hi. life use of his olty residence at Fifth avenue and Ninety-third street and his .euntry place at Rlilnebeek. and also ftivf her the Income from a part of the residuary estate. Ills stock In the brewl nir and realty companies and the Ice manufacturing concern were left to Ma son Pol. Jacob Hiippert in trust for i'ol liupuert and i Ieorge K. Ruppert. an cther son. and his daughters. Mrs. .tuand Hillock and Mrs Anna t Selialk. during the life of Mrs. Ruppert. Vhe:i she dies the principal ts to be divided anions the children, with the ex cepting r Mrs fichalk 0 share, which la to be In id .ii trust. FIGHTS NTRSE-WIFE AS HEIR. Woman appears for itT of tfowrl gan's Kin to tirt l.atate. BtllAggTH, N. J.. Iec 20 Mrs Ma t da UolUni of Mrooklyn tills afternoon pptarod In behalf of twenty-seven . hep ho WO and cousins its a oon "mn'.i' before Judge Jatnes Connolly at ppobato of the will of William N. Hourlgan, who died a few months ago. rwr Doquoatnins an estate valued at 1 mr than 1100,000 to his wife of a reek am Mrs so long as ahe does not re- "olHns seeks to have the will tflde on the ground that Mourigan a fraudulently and Illegally Influ M' by M'ss Mary K Punn of VVeat '' Staten Island, h's nurse, whom M tni r TV wl Mod .. ran w m "if tl :s f'h:r led a few days before h'.s death ! was drawn the day before he id Mrs. Collins declares Houri II "of unsound mind" at the . twenty-seven contestants one la .1. ti ree are In Colorado and the New York city. BIG VALUE ON DEAD MAN'S ART. Pictures tif I n,,, nberg, W ho Painted Wilson. Sri at glKt.ono. 'lust i w. c. I.angenberg. iKirtrait Otinter, m died on November 27 last 1 si l irk'i Hoopltal, Is alleged to have ' ling In ins studio at 106 West' rtjr.flfUi et-eet w orth $113,000. Thie ! MbUnient w-as made yesterday In a isMl- 1 'on died In the Surrogates' Court by tgfiel Kills, a lawyer, of lift Nassau, ilftet, !o has a claim for $40 for pro-I ftaekmal -er Iceo. He asks that Kiel l the artist's hI-.h and noareet 1 all aho was appointed 'administratrix till n-i'ite, he compelled to inorea.se! her bond frvmi $2,1100 to $2.-.ooo. The I - will come b. fore Surrogate Cohalau ' Hsdoy, When M:ss Folge filed her application I fgf letter of ndmlnlst ra' Ion ehe alleged ' Hal the iiecedent'a estate, onsistl:.g of j $' In household iffeets and the re-' lnil' his paintings was worth not noM n m 2.niirt. Blllo'e petition gives I th following silntings with their values ' iter by I ..mgenherg : Ufi 7i portrait fit President Wilson. II ,000; l,...,se In Studio.'- $10 000; 1 Market," a MextrUn landscape. '' "' "Dutch Qlrl Smiling." "TorTeon. " v and "in Pennsylvania," the ' worth 111.000: "Piitch filrl With ' 1 ' Kleld," tl.000; four Relginn U ipsa, 1 1.OOO ; "Madonna." $,".ooo ; "Bbmsr k." IS.000: "Miss Chrlotonaan," "Mademoiselle," $10,000. and other palming worth $10,000. WEfDEL APPRAISAL READY. tale ., Serbs Inhi rllanee T x on 1 onverit Parrels. " ' : VgRNON. N. Y , Dec. 10. w ' ' mark of Mount Vernon, state ' a-, tpprataar In West chest or '. I to da) that the appraisal of late if John Wer.del of Man ! " ' left an estate of more than I! 0, 1- fast timr'ng a close and of transfer tax which the '' ' ' M will have to pay will soon o known Ml Clark says that the appraisal of ronerty set fV.rtli in the report of for the estate aagresratlnr iiuO has boon practhally II Ipon .loseph P. Iay and WIH 1 I' II. iv haxv been anolnted an 1 ' ers to fix the -alue of this uronertv. Tlie I! III. . th- - The ,, si Met, vtro 1. 1 main contest Is over twenty leishl flven by Mr. Wendel to Ii before lus death, w-hleh ' it luims should lie taxed. ' they oonvsy is worth be- l!5, ' ."'"i anil ,40,000,100. The ti 1' a t. prove tlat the deede lied in anticipation of death ro I the t r:i nafer tax. CHARITY BEQUEST INVALID. Ililrr will I. ei sin.ooo tlalate of Ills, MaeOowall Vmkers. 'ii. Pi.siks, Deo, A decision ft nil r u lit and lion Appellate Division of the Ku e i nt. tileil here to-il.i, afltmi tu ' William A. Hawyer in hi or idn Itinaj to pruliate the will of the Viitm (.'oe UaoDowell of Vonkers, ' .'Ikiiirt Invalid the trust provl ptnvidlna for a tiotne for sited I w-otnen w-lin weie not deslied - home of their relatives Tha Irli'a sister, Mrs. Anna fllDsoni "i irlts th estate, valued at lt, Nlrr0(4b) held that Miss Miic trusi provision was nut a iliar I ;s- bseaUSS she nauied about persona who should be rtrst , nr.,i lha home Ths case had been in I DC, July, lilli. It; t. (( T r.,.. Hal a ' . f'-. It. OSCAR S. STRAUS IS NOW PUBLIC SERVICE HEAD w 1 Copyrlxht American I'rraa Association Oscar Straus at his desk fcar S Straus became chairman of tho Public Service Commission yester- Kka - .fr-aBI : day and was confronted almost Im mediately with one of the most litis i portai it matters that the commission lias on Its hands at present a settle ment of the difficulty raised by the fail ure of the Sinking Kund Commission to accept an agreement entered Into by I the commission and the New York Dock j Company for an exchange of property at the ends of Clark. MontagUO and Joralcmon streets In llrooklyn. 1 The dock company has already de manded that the suhwav contractors get off the company's property at the foot of Clark street, and It was Into a con ference on this subject that Chairman Straus plunged yesterday afternoon. Previously he had taken the oath of office, but even before that he was being i initiated Into the mysteries The com mission was holding 111 regular Monday calendar day and Mr Straus took his 1 place between ailing chairman Cram and Commissioner Wood hear the cases called up and briefly dealt with. OSBORNE WITNESS HUSHED, SHE SAYS Miss Madi'loinp Iot v Chnnrt's That She on M Not Talk nt nquriy. Wiiitf Plains. N T., ! c SO The W estchester liratal Jury which has he n cenductiiuj an Inquiry Into condition at sing Sing prison under Warden Osborne hewrd four witness toeday and then adjourned until next Monday The in vestigation is now egpecbed to laat until the mi dote of January, as the jurors are dOlormlnad to hear all sides of the prison controvetsy. The Jurors asked Justice forOhgUr to usietid their work for a week, but lie declined, informing them that they could adjourn until when they pleased, Tiie aaltnaaaaa toda were all friend .1.., Thaw w-r.. M.,1,0 1, t. Hon. a member of the Prison Commas mission; Clifford H. Harmon and I Ieorge 10. Bsynolds, the pioneer prison worke: of the Christian nctno Church. Miss Doty was Indignant when ahe left tlie Urand Jury room. She said h didn't have a otMUICS to tell the JUMirs all she know, hooauso Assistant District Attorney Fallon cut her off when she had been talking only ten minute "He was decidedly dlaoourleoiis.' sh said, "and I shall oionnult Dean K'n hwey about complaining to HtstrS-t Attorney VVeekg about him t w-as isrlmed with material. They have so many atlidavits from convicts sou using Warden Osborne that I thought they might like sonss of the n.ther side. Hut Mr Fallon shut in right off without attempting to Hurt out any totng" Warden Osborne has reduced tlie size of the death natch at Sing Slnar For merly six keepers were divided into three eight hour shifts of two men each to watch the men about to die. Now there :m onlv one wgti hman in the death hOUM from 1 1 :S I' M, to :3 A. M. DEES ON SECOND ATTEMPT. Jat Freed Prom Trylna laloldSi Van fata III Throat. jai-oh Hrown. who wns arraigned In oourt Sunday chsrffed with attempted Uietde and discharged after he prom ised the Magistrate not to attempt to take his life iiualn. cut his throat with n rawir In his home. 10 Bast 103d street, vesterday and died. When lie was re vived a fewr days MO after being as phyxiated he said lie was despondent because of Illness. Brow n p -Hilar actions yesterday riiused hi wife to become suspicious. She followed hint a he left the house, hut tost sight of htm. Then she loped od to go to her apartment. She found his body In the hallway of the sixth floor Brawn probably returned to the house throuah another entrance. He leave six children. MANY SEEK RECLUSE'S $50,000. Claimants' l.rtler r-iwarap fndrr takrr Who Hurled inpiiosed I'nuper When an old recluse named Charlie White died of starvation in Ihe North Hudson Hospital In Weehawken ttiree month ago he was believed to lie pen niless. It was Inter discovered that he had accumulated 60,000, and then begun the search for relative. l.aat week letters profes ing undying love for, "poor old Charlie-- lagan to rrlve at the otTaCS or William wunni, an undertaker who was Interested In tlie old man They were from men and women who called uismasivs everytiung from brothers and aistsrs to sixth cousins and great-gratidnepliews Olid nieces. B Very body Insisted that he or she should share In the estate. Would-be Heglclde Honored. itovja. ijoc. 30. "Dsmongtrailoni against Austria took place throughout Italy to-day in commemoration of iiio gntllVgrggry "t tlie Trieste student fiber dank, wlio was hanged by the Aus trian thirty-throe years ego for mak ing an attempt on the life of Kniperor r'taucls Ji h, ". after taking the oath. Arriving at fhe ottloe of the commis sion at in o'clock. Mr. Straus said ha hadn't anything to say about anything. "I have a big problem ahead of me." he said, "and my policy will be to give the best that Is In me There Is no need of making a hullabaloo. Iat my actions speak louder than words." Ashed what he knew or thought aboui the liary dinner to Col. Roosevelt Mr. Straus said : "I knot nothing about It. When I entered that door 1 left politics behind " The oath was administered by Justice Lehman at r.':15 o'clock In the presence of Commissioner Hayward. Secretary Travis H. Whitney. Assistant Secretary James It. Walker, (ieorge S. Coleman, chief counsel for the commission, and Percy S Straus, a nephew of the new halrmau Mr. Straus signed the oath and It was Immediately sent to Albany by special messenger Referring to the New York Dock Com pany situation. Mayor MltChOl said yes terdav that the city Is willing to do the fair thing, hut that the $lo,ono Offered by the dock company for the city's property Is but a small percentage of what It la worth. CLEARY DENIES THEFT FROM POOR FUNDS i I Mntintl J1UIIUU Evidence All In, hut fur Dismissal Delays tiriiii; of Jury. Ie- Nfcv evldom 1 1 'leary. crane eis-nlcl Crrr, N v.. Dec :o .--Hearing of i,t the trial of William V. former Town Olerk and Damo ii.ie of HavorotraWi on the of the fourteen Indictments mi against him. charging him with grand iar.-eny and the conversion of emr funds to his own account, was com plett '1 today. The Jury would have re tlped late this OVOnltMJJ lii decide utsin a verdict had nol motion hy deary's counsel for the dismissal of the Indict- meni caused delay until to-morrow. Supreme Court Justice Arthar R. Tomp kins Will announce Ills decision on the (motion at noun to-morrow The of the prOgSOUtlon. repre sent. si hy Deputy Attorney -i ieneraj Wil bur Chambers, r.-ete. largely on Warren Huisley. former overseer of the poor fund in HaversjtraW. indicted with Cleary. WhO t.lTlied State's e Vide nOV. Paisley tetttifled that t'leary had asked him to 1 make certain pavments to his aocmnt. The total shortage In the jsxir fluid books found liy John Hall, an expert accountant from Comptroller Travla'o olhVe, was 11.000. Hall testified to a number of check transaction he had Internal loflal Alliance and Kartenders In. discovered. Thomas Dixon, cashier of I termvtlongj League, which Is in charge the National Hank of Haverstraw, traced I of the strike, said yesterday that the the payment of money from Supervisor liist Side strike will be Settled by to . Johlah Patter of the poor fund to Halslev I morW or Thursday and then to Cleary. 1 "There have been 1, . arrests, because i Cleary, when iie took the stand In jwe haVe consistently observed the peace," ! his own defence, said that he drew I he gold. "We have on the g..l opinion I money to re, mbur.se himself for amount i paid to needy people from his own I ket. Ills list of the amounts which ' he had thuM disbursed totalled 11,500. i This left 1, tOO P be accounted for, ac I cording to the State'a ca.se. The State announced this afternoon , that If Cleary was found guilty on the pending charge the elnven remaining - charging grand larceny and the carrying i,l" a concealed weapon would not lie pressed. Justice Tompkins ha not yet sentenced Cleary for forgery. He was convicted when put on trial on Ihe ajiret indictment, W. W. COLE DIE8 BY ACCIDENT. I nnanll lag I'.iiglneer flvrreomr by Uns In Ponahkreiiale. rot iiiikixi'kh, n. v., Dec. 20. w. w. Cole, a consulting engineer of too West Bnd avenue. New York, whs killed by gas in hla room in the Nelson House here early to-day Cole, who represented Cole, Ives .V Davidson, retired shortly after midnight. His body was found In a chair clad In a bathrobe and his pajamas were thrown across the gax tlxture. Cole's death is bsllsvsd to hgVS been aivldcntal. William W Cole was bom In Med llll, and was graduated r Pol) technic Institute in line assistant engineer ut ford, Mass from Won 1SS7 He in tlie New Kuglaud Construction Cornput v which at that time was building w.it. r works In Newport. Hater he waa divi sion engineer of the Toledo, St. Ixiuls and KglUHM City Itallroad. He became widely known In hi profession by his work In connection with the public ser vice companies of Hlmlra. lie was in strumental In consolidating the street railways, electric light companies and park properties Into one consolidated utility corporation. In 1H07 he beoamo associated with Hay A Zimmerman of Philadelphia, ami as manager of the public utilities department, organized the Pennsylvania Central Light, Heat and Power Company ami also was prom inent in the reorganisation of tho Blec. trie Light and Traction Company of Oil city. Mr Tide wa a member of many technical societies. Including Hi Na tional Hlectrlc Light Association, lint was for a time vice-president of the Kmplrc Stale CI OS and Bleotrlc Asso ciation and the New York Slate Hall ways Association, He had also been prealdeni Of Mi Railway Valley Rail road. He is survived by a wife and two aons. BIG RAILWAY STRIKE AWAITS UNION'S O.K. Voting to Bejrln January May fall Out Men on 458 Howls. WOULD PALALYZK NATION ' The 4SS railroads I Ciiicaoo. flee. $0 of the Cnlted States were lirouslit f to face with the eight hour day to elirht when executive committees of the four ereat railroad latwir organisation ' who have been ulttlnit In Joint session j nere ror two w as lorn.uis "' '"7 , for a out to eight hours from the pre- 1 ...in., m i,..,,r a,., Time nod a half 1 for overtime also will be asked. Resolutions embodying the demands ; re to be mailed to every metnlier of , the four brotherhoods on the first of the year for a referendum vote. The mem hehln will have slxtv days In which 'to return the hnllot. If the demands he approved and enters of ttie several associations say there miier night workers who, after a night Is HO question as to their approval, the of toll at their desks, often feel the executive committees will draw up the ' need of he nose hag toward daybreak demands for submission to the general .and thereinto bust Into the Battling Nel managers of the railroads. son drill of Jack's at an hour which The last of the contracts of the engl- makes them blush every lime Uiev look neers and firemen atul those or the Western railroads expire May 11, 1!1. and that I the date mentioned as the probable time for presenting the de mand. The membership of the organisational involved numbers more than 400.000 tinen. These organisation are inna I'the campaign for tho universal eight hour dav: Brotherhood of Ixnnotle toiglnecr. Hrothei-hrs'd of IgSBOmOtlV Firemen and Knglneers, irder of Rail road Conductors and Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen The move is an outgrowth of agitation that has been sweeping over the count, y for a oar and Is said to be the greatest lalsr dis pute ever advanced In an occupation In tho general nunpaiun to bring alsvut the eight hour day action was I taken separately by the three divisions the Kastern. Southern and Western. A Joint OOrafsrance was then held and the imaginary sectional lines of the en I ployees were wliel out it Is promised j that imp settlement be made at the same time between Ihe railroads and all em ployees in the tratisisirtatlon service. The movement toward this amalgama tion of the Kastern. Southern and West- jeru divisions of tne employees 11110 me I resultant demands to le voted on b the membership follows recent arbitration I awards In the Kastern and Western , raliroad sections It wasJiroadl) hinted when the Wet jfrn decis'ion giving the engineers and I firemen only a small isirtion of the was ! increa-e asked, was annout ced May 1, inif, that the railroad men would renew tlicli diuiuj-ls 111 force when th terms of the award expired May 1. I01 "Tills tline I do&'t loll there Will ' bo .tny arbitration." said Timothy Shea. I nlstnt to the prestdonl of the Brother hood of tOCUtmUve Flrrmet "Of cn.trs I I am not oualltle.1 to speak SUthoMta ! lively, but 1 have had chance to oh 1 serve the temper of the men and it i my belief that the) have had enough of I so-called mediation. "The principle of arbitration s st I COHOJlt, but it has been (bused Where , the men auhmltted it has not been productive of the Justice for which 1t was designed. '"r intention In 'he present case I do not think there anything secret about them We are going to de mand flatly an eight 'our .lav and time and a half for overtime l-hi.lit'g to ob tain thai we will w ilk out and let the discussions coma eftsrwavd l-Xery rail road In the United states ,s aTectud." Mr. Bhaa wag a membsi of the noanl of arultrsJUon wn.cii heard th claims of the employees of the Western railroads in Chicaera las sjrlng, lie and P. a. Burgees, assistant gratMl rhlef of the Brotherhood of engineers, .-igne.i a minority rejiort nfier tho men had failed to oust char'.ee Nagel, former He retsry of Commerce and Lstbor under President Taft. from the bo ird SAYS WAITERS WIN STRIKE. Oraranlar la rail tint 10.000 OthSrg on West side. Kiglit y-flve per cent, of in. 1.000 wait ei s in Doss, si-ie restaurants who went on Httike last Saturday have won their tight, according to t tie announcement of the union. Now th. union purpogeg to call out 10.000 waiters employed in lunchrooms and restaurants on the West Side between Houston and l-'nrty-sec-ond streeit. A meeting has t.een ar ranged for Fridav to consider this Max Pltkowskl, organiser of i,csvi Mo, 1 of the Hotel and Bsgtauntnt Emtuoyeeo and respect of the police. We have set- t tied with more thnn 300 employers. Tha l"i.ist Side puhl!. Is entire on our side; and refuses to e it In places frifng to 1 display the union sign." TOO BUSY FOR MILK STRIKE. 8,1100 Driver BMg of Will Walt llollflaa s. I nt 1 1 Bight thousand milk Wagon drivers of the city who. according to labor leader. are threatening a general strike have joined the international Brotherhood of Teamatars. This was announced by Al slst.itit Secretary Morris Ki tlie l ulled Hebrew Trades They al ready belonged to the United Hebrew Trades Mr Feinstnne added that tlie men ' were so busy that Stspp toward a strike would not be taken until after the holi days, lie said that later plans would he discussed in conference with rep resentatives of the American l-'e, lets tlon of Labor and the teamsters union and at a mass meeting SHOW GIRL A NAVY BRIDE. phylts Wnnllati llllllnahan. Benin , , Married to Lieut. Mcllenvv. ihyits Hunday i anothesj. mne of Charier Dillingham's chorus girls to desert the stage for nmtrlmony. It became known yesterday that she wa.s married on Saturday in Philadelphia to Lieut Clarence Mclteavy of tlie I'nlted States etenmship CoiMISOtlOUt. They are now living at L'flli West Foily-flfth atreet Miss Munday wai a show girl in the (laby Deglyi show "Stopl Look ! Listen when she met the Lieutenant. BsforO thnt she had apptgrtd In "Wgtch Your Step." She is a i'arlslan ami wuh for some time an artist's model In Ihiris. She Is said to liave posed for BSYSrol plotureg painted by P. KJrschner, .Net Uarrlagr l.leriiae Caption. Dr. 0 I. Wilbur, director or the di vision of vital statistics of the State ie partinenl of Health, has Informed Com inlssloner of Accounts W'allslein Him hereafter the caption on marriage li censes will have Hit, aordH. "This is a m-trriage license and not a marriage cer tIAcaie?' instead "f lbs words 'Ten in- cale and record of maii iage." The C - tulssloner had oomplglned lllftl tiie pres ent caption la uiisieauing ami nas n the tut .ins of deceiving igie i oars. lee pat ALL BROADWA Y GOES TO SELWYN TWO DAY PARTY It's Still Going On in Sections Jane Gail Leaves Early Mid Mary Pickford Can't Get There, but Everybody Else Is on Time. it a as somewhere along toward 1 I lock yesterday morning tluit Miss Josephine Delmnnlco sent home t lie laat of the Ilelttionlio waiters. The Messrs and c nrltu (.od ., their res- 1 tanrant at the same time and su did I at. .;... ... . I 1 .11 11,1,1, .hi 1 . Mil 1 1 1 ik 1 ' ' 1 ' nil. 1 litis 1 , Messrs. Plain. Holland ami St Regis. ut for some reason known only to I himself Mr tin, heller known I sot 1.1 1 1 as Jack, had forgotten to dis miss his waiters, put the cat out, lock up for the night ami place a covey of night keys under the Sixth avenue door mat for the Hon. and Honest John Kelly, Brooklyn Jimmy Carroll, Ron lie Caa seres tone time candidate for Mayor on the le Caaaeres ticket i, Loole Meyers. Ilinmy Kdler. Jack McAullffO and th at the clock Up above the stuff and the ll'hograph of the large ster even lack ever caught. Henl stride nl Jaek'. dog lob- Wherefore It so happened "st an early I I hour to-dav" (Mondavi, as the evening! Miss Mary and Miss Florence naan, HOI i papers say, the party Which lalgar and Cooper M. grue. who devoted the evening Arch BelWyn gave throughout Sunday In a far corner to writing a burlesipie I and Monday got tts real stride when the I for the annual revel of the Twelfth function eutertd Jacks en masse ves- I Night girls , Miss Jose Colling, whose I tsrday morning The party had bean I eye and gowti and all that sort of thing I begun in Ihe Hudson Theatre 011 Sun- but why start anything among the '.day night about 1 1) o, lock, or the 111I11- I jealous ? Miss Bmlfls Plume. Miss ute an SUdienCfl which had been listen-I Louise Mutter, Russell Colt. Miss Urace ' itig to a free lecture by Prof. F.vorson j lialrymple of spencer. Me.; Qllberl MI1 ; on "Satan: Is lie a Person or an In- 1t, Miss Laura Hope Crews. Mr. and I fluenceT" had been persuaded to leave Mrs Albert Parker. Mr and Mrs. Cllf ' the theatre. ton Crawford. Mr. and Mrs Willi. 1111 The party gjgo was free, 'lite Messrs. I Courtlelgh. Mi. and Mrs Itayard 'elll. r. 'Arch and laigar Belwyn ItM) lake ex-; Mr. ami Mrs tleorge I'oran. Mr. and ceptlon Jo this statement utter glancing I Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks. Jules UUSrln, half heart edly over the bills for fodder ' Montague illass, Crosby Qalga and 1 t no alcoholic beverages wete served 1, 1 jtbout everybody else on and off the i music, lights and things and stuff useii , stage. Also it should be mentioned, UP during the function, !ut tin fact re- 1 Inasmuch as the party was given In their I mains thai tho part) was free to between I honor, that the casts of "Cnder Fire." f.llO and tl"'1 . rati of g. n,usrs 11)1 to the I moment thai the geniuses tickl ed to 'Jack's. Mr. PunStah was SO engrossed I in a copy of MoOeo'i Hlstori of ; ireiona wnvn ine imnj urvv ,,e imiiiusiins ami louring cam- nam uwu 1 tlie restaurant thai tne wautr iook ho vantage of Jack's llterar) abstraction to tlie sgtenl of charging not only for Ihe wet and dry g'saUi absorlied but I even for patkn.g tin cars n one I!., a Ies ,of the Battling Nelson null, ihe ih.se tmary That's for l!r metnbr.it:. e ltooin land the Annette HaosltOn Smoke RoOtt . to the rear. 1 Jin k llssard. said to be an actor, led j the way from the Hudson t" J.n k s Ti e spelling of Mr Hasurd'a tmnie tiere brings to mind the one regrettable feature t what was perhaps undoubtedly the ; most splendiferous Broadway party, not to mention fifth. Madison and other avenues part), that Manhattan ever has seen. Hasan! Partlralae 1tol . II, fore the movies lsgnt to erupt 1 sung Mr Hazard rep, ate liv threatened various metroisditan newapapcra wiin su.ts for libel every time they -lulled his name Haggard ni-t 1 of Haatsard, Mr HaSOSard being a stickler for 'l 1 hit name Recently, like so many of the. other guests at tlie gelwjrn part) of yes. Wrday and the day before, Mr llaaard as plain Jack Hasggard accepted a movie. job. And at snnrise 01 tn nrsi oa lit HiaiaimM t Poinmodore J. Stuart di.mViam UnaA him un against 1 blanV wall at Tomb-tone, Aril., alio nsn A movie fituig oipiad rhool away a. le.asi n oupie of Mr. Haatsard z's Which a but one Instance of the baneful physical effect of the movies upon Broadway ocmi gatherings. las Fairbanks, for install S, .11 rued .. dutches because of various mov e acci dents to his person, and the crutch) s sadly Interfered wit-t hli dancing, so the Birl all said at least. Miss -la' I 1 I 'I had to tear herself nwnj from the party before ;t had really got under way t.- .1., :,,.i,, heenuae. aceOrdlng to MlM Oall. she felt tin- need of 1 go refreshing sleet, to put her III proper " dltion to resist the it conveniences wl. ...1.1,. ..lt.,, , Iran sh- wis t 1 I.... I. ,h,v from tne un Woolworth Building, the jump being but ;i part f Miss (lairs coniriomion yrsirr- (lay to the olnema art rne iseiwyn company, fr.mi fresi.letit .vrcn 11. .en. tried to pr.nent ma t" " when word s noised around that Ml Hill merelv fx expected t" Jumti from ,1,.. top ,.f ihe Woolworth BulW ng to tl:. roof of the Federal Building acros. Broadway ami ""' " w ,y '" ! ground ; but shs Insisted upot gett 1 e some sleep because of her obSSlort th.it .,. accident might lf..ll her durn.it her leap and she wanted 10 lie In gool - II. 1..., ,0 r. cover nwii '' nino- rn real th:lt MiSS Murv pickford to the getwvn parti .t ,. ...... !...,- meairnful Indication 'hut ,1,.. aatsrvn Dsrty of guuua 1 and Mon- scattered .... . .....1 .1 tro.n ",, 1 spots to-dinv was perh-.ps 'he lost big Broadway function wWon eer win i given Hue by one. like the aviators of I- I III- llitlVI" Ii hi.lo-s hill Betori PXCepi Bquin ,o Hrew and Mis- n.irrymore. ate le!ng killed off ty ait. Miss Pickford on h.-i.i been oselgned to tlon for 'he screen at Sunday afternoon register cotisterna she drove .1 lour irm car off the I aade three-. 1 lane rth if Port l.ee. Miss 1- CB lllf successfully. or I nine roid ttsrtea over un hut met with an a down: a fool tree iccldetil hall "' with t out oaken branches stuck out iron, i iru (nine- Shed MtSS Pickford ai d ine muinn hus polling main lee, 01 nun PUBLIC MEETING AMERICAN JEWISH RELIEF COMMITTEE For Sufferer from the Wur. Tuesday, Dec. 21 CARNEGIE HALL. 8 P. M. Sharp. Eminent Speakers include: Hon. John Purroy Mitchel, Mayor of Ne Vork City Hon. Thomas R. Marshall, V Ice-I'l eiddciil of the I tilted ltat Hon. Wm. E. Borah, IT, H. Mcnator- Hon. Wm. J. Stone, r s. Venator. Rt. Rev. Bishop David H. Greer. Hon. John H. Finley, state Commlealoa. or Fihicalton Dr. Jacob Gould Schurman, President Cornell I lltvofatty, Hon. Meyer London, M. C. Rabbi M. Z. Margolies, chiiiniian Board of Rabbi, New Vork. Rev. Dr. Wm. Rosenau, lreidnl rentrol I'onfOraiuie of American Hal, I, Is Mr. Louis Marshall Presiding. Mnii' under dinvitnii of Ml! K I KT Si Ml Ml. K, SEATS FREE. COME EARLY. When, with the aid of dynaitlllO, the car was finally WUWII out of the tree and Miss Plekford, with a sigli of relief, had resumed her downward OOUfM toward the rwks helow she found upon climbing out of the wreck that, the explodliiK aas olene of the oar had so stained her party gown that It was out of the question to Msutr iirew and Miss Ban vniore were I lie only players present who neither flOOOWtl Hi on erllli-nea. imipe I imritlS lances or wore wrist hands of adhesive plaster A glance along the tables which dotted the foyer and lobby or toward th tinsel spattered and color lighted Rtage where the foxes were trotting showed that those who had arrived all In one piece were not stage folks now In the movies - Miss Margaret Mavo. Michael Helwyn, Mr. and Mrs Seward Webb, Jr., Jimmy Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs Herbert Bayard Swope, Mr. and Mrs Clifford Harmon. Judge C. It pelgram of Kustls. Me., and Mrs. Pelgram, Magistrate Peter Barlow, J Stuart Bluckton. Miss l.ydla liopou kova, Paul Thompson, who arrived to tally Unaccompanied ; Mr. and Mrs Ituiiert Hughes. Mr. and Mrs James Montgomery Klagg. Mr. and Mr. Cam eron Mackenzie, A. K. Thomas end John Henry Hears, And there were Mis Phil Nash and "K,i(r hihI Warmer." "The Kternal i Magadalen. " and "Rolling Ston. s" were I oil there with bells on. And so was prealdeni Arch gelwyn, who gave the pgrty, ana asm n inxvnaaxi 10 aive nunii more until the movies lull on ine lasi American actor UNIONS BEGIN FIGHT ON 'PRIVATE ARMIES' Federation of Labor Wants Lawn AsrainM Agencies That Send. Strike Guards. , Organisations here affiliated with th A - ner ica ii Federation of Labor have re - . elved from the executive council of the federation instructions to start a cam alH 1,. ohiiiln laattslaMon aaainsl the so-called "private armies" of large cor p,.ralon- The "private ai Tnles are de tective bureau and private detective agencies which make a practice f fur nlahlng armed guards to protect indus trial plants during strikes A 111 of private dete.-tlve nget, le ami national employers' associations whi h, it is alleged, maintain spying and anti-labor agencies is furnished. The instructions say: "The executive council declares that lalior must ls-gin at once a determined crusade to legislate these private arm leu out of existen.-e. fSspocUal attention must be . ailed to the ty f public of ficial that cooperates with these armies In strike tine and labor Is urged to Watch th. in it the polls. ind "The enactment of inw to forbid praent Ihe operation or snob agencies i advocated strongly and earnestly, it is i osjciareo inai nic-ii laws now exist in 1 ,,. ! nine Statis and one Territory. The time I, ha arrived when this wrong to working w I people can no longer he endured." ,,. Bepresentatlvea of the New Jersey Htata reaeranon 01 lens.,- announced yesterday that the federation had hep.n agitation sgamst the ppoiiosed state con-1 stnbulary bin "whloh th- big manufor I turers hope will bring the notorious cos i sa. us to New Jerse- as professional strikebreakers." n the power of labor is being organised for -i ticht against the bill. 1 s , m 9 I ?Y I The building of buildings for years to come Buildings, like men, have their little cycles of popularity and then drop back into obscurity before newer favorites; but the Equitable is different. The prestige of its size and location, and its exploitation coeval with a new epoch of prosperity, will make it the building of build ings for many years to come. Equitable Building Corporation 120 Broadway CHINESE PRINCESS SINGS RAGTIME HERE .Iiip Qiion Titf, From Far Cn thay. Has American Aooimi. Vaudeville Bills. A real Chinese Princess, vouched for at least b the management, made hei tlrst appearance in vaudeville at the Talace Theatre y(sterd..y. She goes under the nme of the Prince JtM tluon Tal. In spite of th fact that she Is Supposed to have Just arrived In thtl COUntr . her American accent would I Sol Indicate that she 1ns been here ror Tim PrlnOOOS was lie.irl.ly me time. received In a time songs week Inclu repertoire of modern rag- itlirrs on th bill this N.izltnova In "War Itrl.les. Willatd Simms anil coinpan. Hunting and francos. Alf Local's Hogs, Wlnsor Mct'ay, Adelaide ami Kramer and Morton and IUV and oompan) t the Colonial Theatre the Christmas programme this week includes Oeorge I Which is bj sons- considered an lm McKarlane, Bmma 'arus, Crlstets Qoni, provemem upon It. This is known ss Violinist i Clifton and Fowler, Harry the city manager plan, .dler and Anna Arline, George How- ! There is at present no provision fl ell and companj in "The Bod fox I the laws of New Jersey for ti e ndop Trot." Kred and Adele Astalre, White I tlon of this plan by the municipalities and Clayton and Walter Itrowei. As lot the suite Montclalr could adopt S11 extea attraction a set of Herman j the city ninnane plan only after the War ptrturaf are also being shown. Mrs I.angtry Is at the Alhamhra Theatre this week in her playlet "Ashes ' Others on live hill Include Harry C'00wr 111 "Tin Mail Carrier,' Margaret Braun in "The Married toadies' flub," Mil. 1. Mullen and Coogan, Bmma Francis. Kelt and He Mont and Fields ami Hall. dav Oontian war 1 "A I law Be pictures an' rult. also ' The ! being 1 Shown hori Hani HOWS retuenest to Theatre yesterdtiy and is Cotumblg 1 in preeent- 1 ailed "The ' lug a two act DUNesquS KlOSlng Maid " Among t!ue In the ii'inp.nn are i.va Mull. Marg iret r-1 .a - v'.n, Charles Moran, Vera Desmond, . I Btephanie Anderson, Harry Preseott, i Anthony Cornell:. Hut ier Mandervllle, I ; Al Pearson, Bd Smith and Karl Wood. I "The Hiris Prom Joyland" company 'is at the Yorkvill Tlieu.tre this week m one or the standard shows or the Columbia circuit. "DEVIL'S GARDEN" PRODUCED. Vin Will 0111- ll-rr Krora Mlan Itf Ctt) Neil Week, Atlantic City. !". 20. Th Oardn." n dramnttwitloii by tdcUtti Kltli . .f . uti.rt' Kt ll'llllar. If Mutuul! r. ..l Itt flnti prfOrTfiiMtHM ti'-r UaUttlgohl ut t!i Apollo 1hulr' nnlT th tttrectlOft I of Arthur Ho,'Ktt:( nrt Sflwvn ,v I n. J Th- ('omjKi'n tncludd fvn llarl;ii-. , IJHlan lhertewn, Ctontldlnt OUrUn, Al bert ThvwiUWi Rhoda Barasford, Al AuRvtrde Huticr. 'Maries Butler I oOh rs Tin' t-iay will be -"U at tli i Harris Theatre, New V'rk, next wok fin. nnd Players. vea to-day S!- llr), Tr.. fer -he i.rim-li "ticll"" .11 l." .Uip t at ikperln ! before ih fiction plrtur rstfiers. V srefeMlonsi matinee will he given a t;e Kni1irboeki Tlieatf tbt aftarnean f.f tie Wolf l.tuei- In ttie ine'lnn picture vereles 'f "Don liulset." Th dlnnet t- he gtvet, in tier, at e' wr:. lam it i-rane by ttie theatre managara , i.t h trill vm nvei nanoa) pvvning, Pebruary at the n'aldorf-Aatorta, tlxandra -Hr!iie has t.esn .tiiur. - iulr- rt IC II S..therri In Ida forth .imhig praduatlon or David Oarrtek." whtei) u i . ..r.,.w "Lord Dandreary" at the Booth Theatre, TODAY thcr is more vrhirular traffic upon the thorough fares of Manhattan than ever hefore. It is exceedingly difficult to get about town in a large ear. The smart Maxwell Town Car will carry you through crowded New York with safety and dispatch. This virtue, plus ample power dependability aristo cratic design luxurious upholstery, and adequate seating space for five, accounts for the rapidly increasing popularity of this model. Price, $013, fully equipped, f. o. b. Detroit May we show you this sensible town car ? NEW YORK BRANCH Maxwell Motor Sales Corporation, 1808 Broadway, at 59th St. Brook 1th Branch, 1392 Bedford Arena, at 8L Marks Avenue CITY MANAGER PLAN OFFERED TO MONTCLAIR Clvle Association Hcport on Proposed ChMIgM in Form of (lovcrnment. 1 MoNTCt.AIR, N .1, Dec "0 A com miltee of t. CIVIC Association. Which is endeaVOIitm to ascertain If some moi e effective method than tiie prsggni form of government can not bo provided foi Mnntolahi imis lubmttled its report. Arthur M, lltssell g chairman of the committee. ifaroid .1 Ifowland mote n foreword I for the report, which DOlntl out that 'two alternatives present themschee me immediate and the other more re- 1 mote. Mon total r could at once, if the I voters n desired, adopt the commission Hughes. I form or government provided for un Harrehider the Walsh act, Iteferenc is made I to th,. fact, however, thai there X a I mollification of the commission fortr., re tessar) legislation s enacted hy th,. state is proiisble that lh will call a meeting of to act 0:1 the Suggest the report. ijld have tglalature bee: 1 It svsgociation s i m embers contained in CHANGES AT THE THEATRES. omr tili" m.H-sj II.h !. Ilrrir4 T.i. upper Sitif lam niir.ii had its flr! fltnipse of "Sornr- i,il),-- wlnrh nas ipMi iklrtiitfl th metropolis In I wants ' j tlon. Now there i music to keep the Improbability of ttir story from e.i wit I itself o flagrantly mtd so fretiuently t when the play wss downtown, 1 jo(Tioii ii Ans;e11s, erhoss name is 'so ungramnattcaj as to be a permanent , rne of wonder, now has thf rols whlcli 1 r'rvloify fell t I'tank I.nl -i Ilia at tit Rtandard Theatre last ; niKiit seemed to enjv tnc piece In its 1 present form. Tin Tiit.itr Krancatt I ist niffht showed ' At"irHf Mery in the uti" rolr .-t Lumaaa I Den1ae" whKh would spneal to any . artrcrt). And Mil' Mery slmwn 'ler- j -plf lfl most Kinifui nnd charming Hctress in Viiritius role -s. Uat nuiu vtus an Bdmiraiiio ptrforman of the heroine. MRS. CAMPBELL IN BROOKLYN. Open llnRnueinenl nt tbt tin. intiu iii nliavr'a -'PysrntntlanV Mr. Campbell bej Montatik Theatre .11 we, ; she played t KMr.i Poolllfle in "Pygmalion." Khe i. u 1 tsr night at tde engage;, etlt e le UnUSUOl role of Bernard Hhaw's i wei; known iti the and lost nigtit t'.is 111 the broad con axil Krlday she win ict Tatwiueray," w htoh audieni e tiv 0 ling role in t is city audience dellgtued of the til., v On The Hecond Mr assures Un nklyu pluvs this week, The Majestic doors closed lintl 1 thrigt mas buy lm day uirnt "Two acted thei and 1 Slnue t!lie next w ntg ,t-e wtH keep It s excitement of the over 1 l in Sat ii - -1 vampejny " win he siinie piny will con.