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THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 1920.
LICENSE TAX FOR STOCK DIVIDENDS Measure Proposed in View of Court Decision. SpttUl to Tms Bon x,nb Nw Voitic HitnAi.c. Washington, March 13. A prohibi tive tax on the privilege of isaulne stock dividends waa proposed to-day' hy Ilep rescntatlva Orccn (Iowa)' as a means of preventing largo corporations from ovnd Inff payment of a larca shnro of their taxes under tho Supremo Court decision of Monday, which held that dividends paid In stock nro not taXablo as Income. H-?insA nf Inns nf rnvAmiA n a suit of tho decision Mr. drecn will Insist that action bo taken by tho committee Momlny. It Is probable that more dell nito recommendations of tho Treasury popartment as how to meet tho situation will bo ready by that time. Iftulcr Mr. Green's plan tho privilege of lssuliiff stock dividends would be taxed according to tho mnrkot valuo of the security. H does not believe such a U'Ny can bo successfully attacked on constitutional grounds. Ho proposes to tnaki' this tax rate so high that the stockholders will find It moro profitable to take their dividends In cash and pay tho tnx rather than to Imvo.thcm Issued in mock. This ho points out would vir tually relnstato tho present revonues. Mr. Green dqes not believe tho tax could bo mado retroactive and that un der ny conditions the Government must refund tho nmounts collected on stock dividends during tho ycar 1917 and 131S. The Comptroller of tho Treasury to d.iy. in a letter to Kepresentatlve Pord-nej- i Mich.), chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, said that a checking of tl- 1917 nnd 191 S returns showed that the Government must hand back about 70 'cm). 000. Tho loss for 1019. the re- turns of which must b In by Monday, will bo much largor, tho Comptroller Buld, ' WOMEN 'MUST' WEAR FURS THIS SUJHMER Thinness of New Gowns MakesWraps Necessary. Women will wear, furs this summcr thcy will havo to-accordlng to Charles C. Ktirzman of tho millinery and dress making houso of Kurzman, Fifth avenuo and Thirty-sixth street, who arrived from Paris yesterday on tho Mauretanla. Mr. Kurzman said tho clilo Parlslenne Is preparlng-to garb horsclf In such Jhln dresses of orgimUq that sho will need furs to keep warm. Tho dress will bo kneo high and of elbow length In the bIccvcs. Mr. Kurzman Bald, nnd so filmy that tho least summer brcczo -will pene trate It. On board tho Mauretanla was Col. Sir Adam Heck, a member of tho Ontario Government without portfolio and a well known horseman.. Col. Heck said ho was 111 with double pneumonia whllo In Eng lnnd. Senor Ismncl Tocornal, Chilian Ambas sador to Knglund, wns also & passenger. When told that tho German Kbcrt Gov ernment had been overthrown he said he was not surprised. Ho said he did not think thcro would bo an alliance between Germany and Russia, howovor. Hitchcock Petition. Filed. Lincoln, Neb., March 13. Voters" pe titions to placo tho name of United States Senator G. M. Hitchcock on the Democratic Presidential prcforenco bal lot In tho Nebraska primaries of April 20 were filed with tho Secretary of State today. ' 8 EGYPTIAN NECKLACES New as Next Minute! 5,00 to 16.50 A colorful felicity of fashion, in linked chains of jade effects with carved wings -and mystic symbols. Others in amber, lapis lazuli, .or turquoise color. A touch of the bar baric out of the East!1 FEMININE ACCESSORIES StfOPS-Main Floor franklin Simon a (To. Fifth Avenue 37th and 38th Streets No Less Important Oian (lie Suit Itself are the Critical Trifles that Accompany It! ACCESSORIES For WOMEN and MISSES WHO WANT THE BEST AT ANY PRICE WITHOUT PAYING ANY PRICE TO GET IT PARFAIT SILK HOSE Openwork with the Delicacy of -Lace, or Spun Plain with the Fineness of a Web 2.95 to 8.95 The success of Parfait Hose is due to a combination of circumstances: Quality of silk, tenaciousness" of color, durability of toe and heel, mag nitude of selections, diversity of shades and integrity of value. The newest developments in Parfait Hosiery for Suit wear are open-work insteps, in figured patterns or straight lines, plain silk hose, or with open work clox in different widths. Black, white or shoe shades. VEILS FOR TAILORMADES The Dot's the Thin&! ,95 to 2.95 The secret of smartness in the veil for the tailored suit has been reduced to a dot. It is a chenille dot, a flattering dot, that varies from the size of a pin point to a hat pin head, stippled upon a ground of delicately fine or far apart mesh, sometimes light and elusive, some times dark like a cobweb shadow. The smartest dots contrast with the mesh in color the dots are Habana brown, tan, Alice blue, jade Copenhagen blue, henna, cardinal. FRANKLIN SIMON & CO Present Women s and Misses TAILLEURS IN WHICH THE TAILORING IS THE STYLE AND THE STYLE IS THE VALUE . As in the Hands of An Artist a Palette Smeared With Paint Becomes a Picture, So Under the Creative Cleverness of Tailoring, Material Is Transformed Into Style THE FOX SCARF BY ADDING WARMTH TO RELUCTANT SPRING makes the suit ready for im mediate wear. Full skins, with fox the favorite, in brown, red, taupe, white or pointed. Stone marten is also much coveted. 59.50 to 185.00 FUR SHOP-FourtK Floor FRENCH HATS SPEAK IN CRISP ACCENTS OF TAFFETA with colors to harmonize with Spring suits. Of faffeta liber ally or lightly -embroidered with' raffia, in wheel or flower motifs, or in Egyptian hiero ' glyphics, and colorful as-can be. 22.00 to 50.00 FRENCH MILLINERY SHOP-Fourth Floor TWO COLOR GLOVES WITH THE PRICES WELL IN HAND The latest fashion in gloves is the two-color slip-on glove, four-button length without but tons, made of washable cape skin, with wrist insert and em broidered backs in combina tion colors: Newport with brown, pearl with putty, gray with sand or black with whi'te. 3.50 FEMININE GLOVE SHOP- Main Floor IHE mode of the Spring suit is well established it remains only for Franklin Simon & Co. to establish values. The value they establish in style is the inestimable value of fine tailoring and the intrin sic value of these suits is based on the premise that, whatever the price, it is what Franklin Simon & Co. believe to be the best at the price. Workmanship still counts. Quality still lives. The art of fine tailoring, though seldom practiced, is still upper most in the mind of the woman who knows, and uppermost in these suits. This great Spring collection was not bought at random, but tailored especi ally for Franklin Simon & Co., not . duplicated by the thousand, but to inj sure exclusiveness, limited to a few suits to a' model these are the special ized productions of the . Individual Suit Shops for Women and Misses. TRICOTINE SERGE GABARDINE COVERT CLOTH POIRET TWILL 45.00 to 195.00 . WOMEN'S SUIT SHOP-Bolcony Floor ' MISSES' SUITSHOP-Second Floor Incomplete As a Sun Without Its Satellites Is a Suit With out Its Accessories SUIT BLOUSES SPELL FRENCH SMARTNESS IN DOTS AND -SPOTS of color; polka dots, coin spots the newest fancy from Paris. These are printed on foulard, . embroidered on Georgette, voile or organdie, and stencilled on batiste or dimity. Some of them are in surplice effects, or quaintly frilled models remi niscent of the basque, in colors to harmonize with suit shades delicately beautiful hand fuls of tailoring. 11.50 to 24.50 WOMEN'S BLOUSE SHOP-Third Floor EN TETE SHOES -ARE SOLD ONLY BY FRANKLIN SIMON &CO En Tete Shoes are .correct in their lines. You know it needs only a quarter of an inch one way or another in a vamp or a heel to make a shoe either exe crable or exquisite. Newest are two-eyelet pumps, with cut outs over the instep, brief vamps, and ribbon bows. These are in patent leather, pliable kid, black, brown, or gray suede. Then, there are pumps with Baby French heels, and fclack or brown Russia calf Oxfords galore. 10.50 to 18.50 WOMEN'S SHOE SHOP-Third Floor ankUn Simon & Go. A Store of Individual Shops Fifth Avenue, 37th and 38th Streets 44 'izmei j