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worth of stolen slocks furnished him by
Did nalr. '
Turning upon his former counsel.
William J, Fnllon and Kugcne F. Mo
Oee. Enslerday furnished the officials
with somo Intercstlnc details rrwrdlnc
nlleced conversations with weso two pi
tprneys, both of whom have f laurcd con
apleuously In connection vlth tho Apt
Bteln cose,
lie told how they had coma io Wash
lnslon to see him and how thoy had
i ,. . iih . i - . f I . vf ii. ....
uraugni wmi wicm uuioiiiwiii w uui
who was bondsman for one of the In
dicted members of the firm of Sullivan
& Bon tea.
, Lawyer SnIJ Dout Worry.
"r told McGee and Fnllon everything
that Is on the record." ho said, "nnd Mo
Ceo said It wns a cinch, and not to
.worry, but to go to sleep.'
Uaatcrday tlien told how ho. had asked
Fnllon If any of Arneteln'a loot had any
connection with tho murder of Bennlo
Blnkowltz, tho messenger whoso muti
lated body was found near Bridgeport,
Conn., shortly nftcr his disappearance
from this city with J 178,000 worth of
Liberty bonds.
"Fnllon said, 'No. Indeed; I have, told
Arnsteln not to daro to MueJt any of
thnt stock."' Kasterday testified.
"How did you come to wins up tho
Blnkowltz murder?" ho was asked.
"Well," nnsivcred Eaatcrday, "I
thought that Mr. Doolinff would like to
use that ns a hammer for somebody's
head, und put them In jail without bond.
The thine that worried me was that I
might bo grabbed without bond."
From eworn testimony of Norman S.
Bowles, which was also made publlo
yesterday, It appears that ho was asked
by Mr. Myers: "Didn't you' know that
Arnsteln and Cohen were connected up
with tho Blnkowltz murder? Didn't
you know that was all ono transac
tion?" Bowles answered, "No, did not."
Ho said that Mr. Fallon In discussing
the Blnkowltz murder with him said: "I
saw that boy nnd ho was horribly man-'
gltd nnd cut up, and I would not have
nnythlnn to do with any bonds that had
originated or come through or were
connected up with that matter In any
way, shapa or form."
nitikoirlU 31 order Up.
He had spoken with Fallon, he said,
bo.ut "Cheeks" or "Itoughy" Ginsberg,
the Cleveland gambler, who wns dis
covered In an effort to dispose of $50,
000 worth of bonds that tho Blnkowltz
boy had stolen. He said ho got tlio Im
pression that Ginsberg had obtained
them from a Cleveland lawyer or that
tho lawyer whs "protecting him in the
possession of them."
Records of a Joint examination of
Sullivan and Bowles In the office of As
sistant District Attorney John T. Doollng
contain tlitlr explanation of how their
firm got into Its Illegitimate business.
Bowles testified that ho spent hi" time
In tho Washington otllce, while .Su.ilvan.
under liasterday's supervision, ran the
office at 10 Wall street. He nald it was
-iot until the concern liad been close''
town that ho learned tho New York
branch had been receiving stolen stocks.
Both he and Sullivan blamed It all on
Easterckiy's "fairy dreams" ; his reck
lessness In tho stock market, aud his
belief that some day by a wild plunge
he could clean up M vast fortune.
"Easterday Is a kid, even If he Is 29
or SO years old," Sullivan told Mr.
Doollng. "He is a boy. He will lie
about things that really don't amount to
anything. That Is the reason I never
had any faith in him In the business.
He had a bad heart."
He said that nearly all of the proceeds
of the stolen stocks were lost by Raster
day In the market. "When he did not
lose tho money he spent It, nnd he would
llo about everything," Sullivan said.
It was In the course of this examina
tion that Sullivan gave his own estimate
Of the two "NIcklcs."
"Irrespectlvo of the fact that you
think you. want, Arnsteln," he said,
"Cohen is the man you want. And,
irrespective of the fact that Arnsteln
to a high class fellow thnt Is, intelli
gent nnd has the brains' to put the
thing through Cohen Is a more com
mon sense, hard headed fellow than
"Cohen Is the ''master mind' If there
Is any."
Illustrate that Arnsteln was Co
hen's suoordlnate. Sullivan told of a
quarrel that lie had with the pair In
Jersey City which nearly resulted in
He had gone there by appointment to
get some securities, he said, and he
found that Cohen wonted cash for
them. Ho did not have It and told
him that it wauld be Impossible to
raise the sum, whereupon Cohen be
came enraged and was on the point
f attacking him.
Apparently, he said. Arnsteln had
nothing to say In the matter, as Cohen
did all of the talking.
On another occasion, he testified,
Arnsteln said to him: "This Is Cohen's
business, not mine. I am helping him."
IHx Texas Delegation Is Ex
pected to Stand Firmly for
Ifis Nomination.
Wilson's Son-in-Law and Gov.
Cox Now Regarded as Lead
ers in Contest.'
: 1
ground thai Mr. Meredith, hailing from
Iowa' nnd having a strong following'
among the farmers, would be a good
drawing card In the Middle West sec
tion just peyonu tne aiissioaippi mver.
In view of the fact that tho Repub
lican 'convention Is likely to become a
ferocious affair, tho Democrats are get
tlnr into a frame of mind whero they
believe It would be advantageous to"
them to have their convention aomo
thing of a ten party, with 11) cut and
dried programme, Hucii a harmonious
convention, they feel, would Impress the
country that tho Domocrats were well
organized for the campaign, which
might have the effect of stimulating
party workers nnd cinching that vote
which likes to be on the bandwagon
with .tho winner.
It is largely for this reason that such
desperato efforts are being made to
avoid a flcht over tho prohibition tssuo
in the convention simply by letting the
question slide.
Glen Core Official Cleared ot
Charge Connected "With Raid.
The City Commission of Olen Cove,
L. I.,' held yesterday that the charges
against Chief of Police Donohue of that
city were unfounded and voted to ex
onerate him of tho accusation that he
was guilty of neglect of duty following
he raid on gamblers made by men from
tho office of District Attorney Weeks a
short time ago. .
This action was tisfen after the read
ing of n report by fryan Murray, Jr.,
Commissioner of Public Safety, who
mad an Investigation of the case.
Prices realized on 8win & Company
talcs ot carcam beef In New York city for
thn 'weak ending Saturday. May 1st, on
htpments Hold out, ranged rrora.J3.Q0 cents
ti ".00 cents per pound, and areraced
19.! cents per pound. AAe.
Upteial to Tiia 8cs and Nw Yosk Hiii.P.
Washington, May 3. wiuiam u.
MeAdpo Is being forced to the front In
tho Presidential race as-tho most likely
champion of the Wilson policies, nccord-
Ing to tho view of politicians who to
day studied the results ot tno lexas
primaries on Saturday.
Although Sir, McAdoo has stated re-
peatcdlr that he Is not a candidate for
the nomination and although the forty
Texas delegates have not been instructed
tor anybody, tho significant fact Is that
lormcr Senator Joseph V. Bailey lost
his spectacular fight for control- of the
delegation on an antl-Wllson platform
to former Asslstan Secretary of the
Treasury Thomas H. Love, who Is not
only a firm Administration supporter
but Is one of the strongest McAdoo-for-
Preslden', toomers In the country.
The VT'.a House received a telegram
from Mf. .Vivo to-day announcing tho
defeat of the Bailey faction and con
gratulating the President on the victory
for his policies, foreign and domestic.
which Mr. Bailey hnd made the chief
Issue In tho campaign.
It seems certain that the ulx Tcxns
delegation will be for McAdoo's nomina
tion through thick and thin at San Fran
cisco. Just as It stood like a rock, for
the nomination of Woodrow Wilson In
tho memorable fight between Mr. Wilson
ttnd Champ Clark at the Baltimore con
vention In 1912.
Trend Is Toward McAdoo.
President Wilson Is not expected to
make any personal announcement In
favor of any camUdato for the Demo
cratic nomination, but there was undis
guised satisfaction at the white Houso
over tho result In Texas. Tho Impres
sion is growing that tho friends of the
President have decided at last Ir Indeed
hey had not bcen'declded long ago that
Mr. McAdoo rather than Attorncy-Clen-crnl
Palmer Is best qualified to carry the
bunncr of the Wilson policies Into the
There arc some very good reasons
some of them confidential for believing
at this time that almost all tho Presi
dent's closest friends and advisers will
be In favor ot Mr. McAdoo's nomination t
when the convention meets.
The McAdoo Presidential stock Is
rising every day. The very fact that he
is not avowedly making any effort to
get delegates seems to be helping him.
Prom all se;tlons of the country -reports
are reaching Washington that he is the
first choice of unlnstructed delegates
and the second choice of Instructed dele
gates. Ho has many boomers in Wash
ington, who, however. Insist therejs no
organized movement In his behalf, tind
stand, ready to prove It. These men have
been erowine noticeably mote cheerful
and confident within the last few days-
Mr. McAdoo's friends say ho was
strengthened In the Onlo primaries last
week by what appears to be the ellmlna.
tlon of Senator Harding (Ohio) from
the Republican Presidential race. The
reasoning Is not quite so clear cut as in
the developments In Texas, but It Is
there Just the same. The fact that the
poor showing made by Senator Harding
virtually puts him out ot the Republican
contest H somewhat of a blow to the
boom of Gov. James M. Cox (Ohio),
who would have been stronger at San
Kranclsco had Senator Harding been
able to capture the nomination M Chi
cago, the reason being that the two
Ohio "favorite sons" would bo played
one against the other In their homo
.State, which Is one of those almost es
tcntial States In the olectlon. With
Senator Harding out of the way this
particular vantage point 011 the part 'of
the' Cox boomers vanirhes. It is figured,
for tho bemiflt ot Mr. McAdco.
At this time It looks asjlt the Demo
cratic contest Is between Mr. McAdco
and Gov. Cox, dependent, of course, on
the everlasting question whether Presi
dent Wilson will seek a third term,
which seems moat unlikely to those mo.it
conversant with the situation. The
boom of Attorney-General Palmer ap
parently is blocked.
In the case of Senator Hitchcock
(Neb.) there has been nothing except a
favorite son showing, and the disposi
tion to avoid the prohibition question Is
regarded as having called a halt to tho
boom of Gov. Edwards (N. J.), who,
by the way, never has been classed is a
real .contender for the nomination him
self, the theory being that through his
pronourcement for beer and wine he
represented a policy and nothing more.
The McAdoo followers In Washing
ton ara trying to engineer things so that
Mr. McAdoo can have a walkaway with
the nomination, making delicate over
tures to those who are behind Gov. Cox
In the hope of attaining an understand
ing whereby In tho final analysis the
Cox strength can be thrown to Mr. Mc
Adoo. In return for which Mr. Cox
would receive the Vice Presidential
nomination. As an alternative they are
talking about Secretary of Agriculture
Meredith as a Vice Presidential possi
bility to run with Mr. McAdoo on the
Rejects Wood Men's Offer to
Give Half of $50,000,
One of Hiram Johnson's campaign
managers said yesterday that It wouldn't
be worth the Senator's time, nor would
It prove anything of, value, to spend ono
lonely dollar for a recount of tho vote
In the New Jersey primaries. Frrfm the
Senator himself. In Indianapolis, (lit.
local Johnson headquarters received
word that these sentiments were the
Senator's, for thero Is to be no recount
unless some means can be devised to
that end that will not entail the ex
penditure of money.
The Johnson managers say that It Is
jwrfcctly easy for the Wood backers to
offer to. put up half ot the J50.000 the
cfurt stipulated ns the bond necessary to
tho inauguration of n recount, because.
according1 to Al C. Joy, Senator John
sons assistant New York manager, the
Wood forces spent 581,000 to capture
seventeen of the New Jersey delegates,
while Senator Johnson got tho other
eleven for virtually nothing. Mr. Jo
Insists thnt 581,000 is all that tho John
sun campaign has received thus far, ana
that most of it has come in very small
contributions. " ,
Over In tho Wood headquarters It was
said that the Johnson profession of pov
erty is all bosh ; that nine California men
possessing a comblled wealth ot more
than 5150.000.000 are backing Johnson.
Gen. Wood will arrive in Now York to
night. .Frank Hitchcock Is already here,
and It Is expected that William G. Proc
ter will accompany the General.
The General expects to do no speaking
here, but 'will enter upon what are de
scribed as most Important conferences
with Messrs, Hitchcock and Procter.
The Wood managers Insist that peace
abides within their organization.
n.xwnTMTnc mmm all police warned
umiisiiniuu uuuiuu or MnvF ry i w. w.
IN INDIANA mmnW Demonstration of Some Kind
AAV A. Jtdfc.AA AAA,- w I t C M f f
ms net tot Ao-aay.
Wood, Harding; and Johnson
. All Make Speeches on Eve
of Primary Election.
Result Problematical, With
General's Managers Appar
ently Most Confident.
Ex-Senator to Stay in Race for
Governor 'to the End.'
Special to Tun &cx nd New Yoik Hnuui.
Indianapolis, May 3. Tno inatana
primary campaign closed to-night and
to-morrow tho voters will register their
choice. Chief Interest, of course, cen
tres on the Republican ballots because
of the hot raco nmon-j the Presidential
and Gubernatorial candidates, nnd all
Indications point to an unusually largo
vote to-morrow. Tho absence of a spir
ited contest among"tne Democrats leads
to the belief mat tnai party win puu "
small voter . A
Tho eves of the nat on are watcning-
for the Indiana result, because of the
bcarlnir It will have on tho Presiden
tial race, and while California nlso will
hold a .primary to-morrow, tho tioosier
contest transcends It In Importance.
Three Presidential contestants, Sens-
tor Warren G. Harding, Senator Hiram
W. Johnson nnd Major-Gen. Leonard
Wood, kept up their drives until, the
last minute to-nlslit. while the fourth
entrant. Gov. Frank O. I.owden, re
mained at his home In Springfield, 111.,
to nwalt tho final verdict. Senator
Harding stopped at his headquarters In
he Clnypool Hotel this afternoon for a
fow minutes en route from his home In
Marlon. Ohio, to Conncrsville, where he
made the closing i-pecch ot his cam
paign to-nlfit.
Senator Johnson fired his final shot
it Marlon to-night, having addressed
rowds at Lafayette thl3 morning and
Wabash in the afternoon. Gen. Wood
ended his campaign at Anderson, after
having addressed n monster mass meet
lug at Tomllnson Hall in Indianapolis
this noon. The General also spoke to
big crowds at Seymour, Richmond and
Muncle during the day.
None ot the Presidential campaign
managers would make definite predic
tions on the outcome, with the excep
tion of Harry G. Hogan. Gen. Wood't
manager. Mr. Hognn declared that on
the basis of estimates received from all
rarts of the Slato ho believed the Gen
eral's plurality would bo around 20,000.
The four Presidential candidates have
conducted strenuous campaigns in the
dtate, nil of them having entered prac
tically every district on stumping tours.
They have been supported by smoothly
running organizations, and It Is prob
ably the first tlmo In the history of thi
Stale that so much Interest has b(cn
created in the candidacy of office sjek
ern who are not native Hoosiers.
A communication was sent out from
rollco , Headquarters yesterday after
noon to all branch detective bureau and
special squads advising tnetmen the de
partment had rccclvof Information that
an, Important I. W. W. demonstration
was to be held in this city to-day. Tho
order directed tho detectives to forward
Immediately to headquarters any infor
mation regarding the activities of radi
cals which might como into their posses
sion. The nature of the information received
by the police could not bo learned last
night. Persons high in police circles
said they knew nothing of thq communi
cation. It was thought it might have to
do with a posslblo rent strlko in Tho
Bronx or Brooklyn, but such contin
gencies are said to havo been provided
fof amply, A largo force of extra
policemen was sont Into the radical
strongholds of those boroughs last-week
nnd the latest reports received at head
quarters Indicated all was poaceful.
Builders Unable to Oct Ma
terials, Especially Cement,
Limo and Steel.
Hallroad Freight Congestion
Gives Little Hope of Sub
stantial Alleviation.
Interest Centres in the John
son-Hoover Fight.
Daallas, Tex.. May 3. Charges ot
"fraud and intimidation" in the precinct
conventions and announcement that
former United States Senator Joseph W.
Bailey would stay In the race for Gov
ernor of Texas "to the end" were made
In a statement to-day by Luther Nickels,
campaign manager for Mr. Bailey,
He says only 100,000 ot uie i.uuu.uuu ,
Texans expressed themselves at the con-1
ventlong which overwhelmingly endorsed ,v...rr n r-aiirni,.
President Wilson's Administration The
t0JLMmSit tlon tomorrow will register their choice
l,utliale the National Administration. fQr Iele5atM ,0 thc Republlcan Demo.
'. . . 1 cratlc and Prohibition party national
. , Interest centres almost entirely in the
ON RAIL STOCKS VOID nepublican contest between rival groups
of delegates pledged to the candidacies
t. r. a r 1 r of Senator Hiram W. Johnson and Her-
Supreme Court Ueclares in- bert C Hoover. Vigorous campaigns
terstate Act Unconstitutional. behalf of each group closed to-night
1 with leaders expressing confidence In
..... ,, v'.u 1 to-morrow's outcome.
in so far as it
It's Tuesday
and I'm Happy
Dakota tax act of 1919,
Imposes nri excise tax on the stocks and
bonds of Interstate railroads .operating
within- the State, was declared unconsti
tutional to-day by tho Supreme Court
Justice Holmes, in rendering the opinion.
tald the mode of making assessments
nder the act are "Indefensible,'' and
added :
'The only reason for allowing a State
to look beyond Its liordeis when it taxes
In that It may get the true value of
the things within it when they are part
of an organic system yf wide extent
that glve3 them a value above what they
otherwise would possess. The purpose Is
not to expose tho heel of tho system to
a mortal dart not. In other words, to
open to taxation what Is not within the
State. Therefore no property of such
an interstate road situated elsewhere cari
be taken Into account unless it can be
seen In some plain and fairly Intelligible
way that It adds to the value of tho
road and the rights exercised in tho
To Iteduce Collars to "!i Cents.
Twenty-five cent collars are assured
by Chief Armin W. Riley ot the Depart
ment of Justice "flying squadron.' He
announced last night that the depart
ment stores and haberdashers have
nromised to cooperate with him in the
adjustment of prices. Collars are now
30 cents in most stores.
Montana Frlmarr netnrns.
Helena, Mon.. May 3. Official re
turns from last week's primary in
twenty-eight of the thirty-nine Montana
counties snowed to-day Johnson re
ceived 10,153 votes, Lowden 3.5ip, Wood
3,472, Hoover 2,444 and Harding 306.
The registration broke records for all
primary elections, 1.111,192 voters hav
ing been recorded. Of this number 693,
767 declared their affiliation with the
Republican party, 247,737 wltii the
Democratic and 1S.124 with the Pro?
hlbltlon party. The "declined to state"
list totalled 125,30$ and the remainder
were listed as "scattering," or as af
filiated with thiv'Soclalist or Progres
sive parties, which have.no tickets in the
Says Duties in Washington
Will Prevent Campaign.
Salem, Ore.. May 3 Sam O. Koier,
Deputy Secretary of State, to-day tele
graphed to Oregon county clerks to re
move the namo of Senator Miles Poin
dexter from the ballots as a Republican
aspirant for tho Presidential nomina
tion. Alfidavit of withdrawal has been re
ceived by Kozer signed by Senator Poln
dexter personally, giving as a reasdn for
his withdrawn! that Important legisla
tion pending In Congress necessitates his
presence at the capital and makes It Im
possible for him to conduct a campaign
In Oregon.
The proverbial impracticability of
making bricks without straw is not a
whit less feasible than constructing
buildings without cement, lime or steel.
That Is why scores of building enter
prises in tho city and the metropolitan
district have come to a dead halt and
the whole alructure of tho bujlding In
dustry Is menaced, Just as the termina
tion of tho bricklayers' strike and tho
advent of spring weather had glvon
promise that something like a beginning
might be made toward solving tho hous
ing problem by means of new construc
tion. "The situation here Is very serious."
said Samuel, Donnelly, secretary of the
Rulldlng Trades Employers Association,
yesterday In his ofTIco In tho Builders
Exchange Building, 34 West Thirty-third
street. "It Is Impossible to get In any
thing edrmntn niinntltles the flrst
oxhlblts and states' that the museum Is ; essentials of bulldlnsr oneratlona and
really going backward owing to thai we cannot get nny definite arsurances
unprecedented growth of tho collections from Iho railroads concerning the pros-
Lodge Reads Declaration Into
Senate Record.
Wasiiinoton, May 3. Senator Lodge
(Mass.) read into the fienato record
to-day a declaration signed by a num
ber of prominent men expressing regret
"at the reflections recently mado by
trio President upon our ancient ally,
Franco, and upon Italy," Tho declara
tion roferrcd to President Wilson's re
cent statement on the Flumo question
In which he said "a militaristic party
had como into power In France,
Signers of the declaration Included
Charles J. Bonaparte formerly Attor
nty General ; Joseph II. Choato; David
Jayno Hill. Myron T. Herrlck, formerly
Ambassador to France; Henry Watter
son, Moorefleld Storoy of Boston and
William Fcllowes Morgan, president of
the New York Merchants' Association.
President Sayn It Is Golnfr II nek,
line to Lack of Funds.
Facts about amphibians, reptiles, 1th,
birds and mammals are not being pre-
jwntcd truthfully by the American
Museum of Natural History, Central
Park West jand Seventy-seventh etreet,
becauso of 'lack of space. This point
was emphasized by Henry Fairfield
Osborn, president of tho museum, In his
annual report, which was last nlsht pre
sented to the trustees.
Mr. Osborm deplores' the crowding of
and to the city's lack of available build
lug funds. He urges tho building at
once of four propo3.l additions. African,
Asiatic Polar and Oceanic halls.
'"Wo are now prepared to throw our
cntlro-support In favor ot a tax or of
.ome other method which will give the
municipal authorities sufficient funds to
oroct, equip and maintain Its various
educational buildings," Mr. Osborn says.
Not the least Important of these build
ings, according to hhn, Is the museum,
nect of better conditions.
"All kinds of materials are scarce bo
cause of tho freight embargoes Imposed
In consequence of the strike Roup. The
greatest scarcity, however, la In ccmnnt,
lime and steel. Some builders have been
drawing upon limited quantities of ma
terial by bringing It from such points
as Tonkcrs by means of motor trucks,
hut that Is expensive and tho supplies
aro meagre."
At the Builders' Material supply Com'
hlch is visited by a million children,'."1 av,e"u;tnh Eram
was told. We am taking orders only
a year.
subject to Indefinite delay, for cement
' ...,,, i.iimiimTiii especially. Every day wo have had
OFFERS TO RANSOM DAUGHTER, promise of getting some through, but
1 conditions do not seem to Improve, or
.on! Unite Adrertlsei Willing--1 if at all very slowly."
nets to Tar 1 nr'nf lnS ln y means of motor trucks
n , such basic materials as local dealer
Although LouH Bulte of 116 East chance to have remaining In slock Is
116th street, gutter of Henrietta Bulte, costly. Long distance trucking costs
the fifteen ycarbld girl who disappeared the building owqcr or contractor from
April IS. while on her way to tho $3; to S100 a day, because trucks them
Harlem Savings Bank, advertised In tho jelves never before have been at so high
newspapers scsterday his willingness to a premium. Railroads terminating In
pay a ranrom for the return of his New Jersey ore not permitting cement
daughter. In accordance with a request to pass east of New Hrunsiylck, Plain
ir. an anonymous communication ho re- Held or South Plalnfleld by rail,
ceived Friday, no word of tho girl's All manufacturers' calculations for
whereabouts waa received up to a late j this) year have beca badly upset by the
hour last night. railroad embargoes. Reserve supplies of
Mr. Bulte Is in hourly touch 'with the, basic building materials havo been about
police and is confident that his daughter exhausted and dealers In tho city and
will bo located very soon. Detective metropolitan district have bean unable
Cillsselbrecht of the Missing Persons t0 supply even the demands of their own
Bureau Is heading the police forces in customers. This situation, builders and
tho search. -Mr. Bulte turned the letter . contractors say, removes ino last nope
ot and substantial alleviation this sum
mer and. autumn of the acute housing
shortage by means of new construction.
In Brooklyn building operations have
he received Friday over to the detec
tive. TheTiost mark was so blurred It
was hardly discernible. It was printed
In Inlr fin.l lnfnnw.il Mr Tlttltn Mai
rinufMer U Ivdmr held fnr rAL.nm nd,como 10 a complete Standstill. No I1C
t,i , rt,..,n.. i r,w. contracts are being taken and workmen
Globe If he waa willing to pay for her 't !"u'" ?
safe return,
Marine Workers Leader Say In
competent Men Are on Ferries,
th lA!-ffet ivmtrnrf nr In the hnmnirh.
I eat.t rtn,1l.il,na w... frntn. ti'o ran
rather than better.
"I have Just laid off 1.200 men," he
aald, "of the 1,400 I havo been employing
icn thirty-two Jobs I have had under
I way. But we're stuck for cement, our
steel Is held iid on the road nnd It Is the
Thomas B. Hcaley, leader of the, same with lumber. The work we had
Marine Workers' AfBlatlon, speaking for runder way means about J7.000.000 In
tiever.il timiiMnd nf his mn whn wont 1 contracts and that money of course Is
- ...it,, on .n.,,i v-,,. , I tlod up. I suppose, nbout Jl,000,0CO worth
on strike on railroad boats In Now Torkot tb(J work j.pt,..
he had filed charges with tho United
States steamboat inspectors that incom
rentent men have supplanted the strikers
and that numerous accidents have oc
curred on ferryboats.
William S. Brown of Buffalo. Interna
tional president of the Marine Engineers'
Beneficial Association, Is ln Washington
endeavoring to have the caao of the
striking marine workers taken up by the
Railroad Labor Board. He also is said
to be trying to enlist the further aid of
Samuel Gompers,
Health Exhibition Opens May 17.
Health Commissioner COpeland has
arranged for an exhibit, ot the Health
Department ln connection with the Milk
and Child Exposition to be held ln Grand
Central Palace 'beginning May 17. The
principal object of thc exposition will
be to educate the public on the food
value of milk and to emphasize tho fact
that many of the poorer children are
suffering from malnutrition due to lack
of milk.
Milliard Named Aid to Palmer.
Ciiicaco, May 3. Batrlck P.. Milliard,
special agent of the l3partrnent of Jus
tice as expert on food and antl-tru$t
cf.zes. was, appointed to-day assistant
to Attorney-General A. Mitchell Palmer
for the prosecution of Sherman anti
trust law cases. Mr. HlllUrd will be tho
first Assistant Attorney-General to be
stationed In Chicago.
"Til TroUHtau
Htutt tj America"
FOR twenty-five years Spring and
Summer Brides have selected their
dainty trousseau at the Grande
Maison de Blanc. Indeed, it is this fact
that has earned for us the title of the
"Trousseau House of America."
Many recent importations from France
enable us to say truthfully that this year
finds us- better prepared than ever to
supply every trousseau-requisite of the
bride-to-be. '
We should also like to add that the
prices ore really moderate.
Grande Majsonde Blanc
FIFTH AVLNUE, 45th and 44th Strests
2 to 8 WEST 38th STREET
v .
cA SMan's Low
Cordovan Shoe
Sounds Incredible
fut here they are
This shoe at tvVelve dollars is, in
our opinion, the biggest value of
thehour in a.genuine Cordovan.
Designed in a medium toe last,
harness stitched-, with plain or
wing tip, and brown as thc bowl
of a briar. 1
Other Shoes of this Quality
'Higi and Low IO to $14
IVntlonnl Convention Opens Sntnr
day Delis Mure of domination.
Tho Soclnllst national convention
opens Saturday morning In Finnish Hall,
Fifth nvcnuo nnd 127th street, Eugene
Victor Debs Is virtually certain of unani
mous nomination as tho party's candi
date for President. Ha will remain In
dm Fed'rnl Penitentiary In Atlanta dur
ing tho campaign.
Tho Vice - Presidential nomination
rccrns to rest among Seymour Stedman
of Chicago. Kate nichards O'Hare, who
Is In the Jefferson City, Mo., prison for
violation of tho csplonagn act: Scott
Xearlng and Jim Maurcr. president of
the Pennsylvania Federation of Labor.
Tho national mass meeting in Madison
Kquaro Garden will iako place Sunday
nftemoon. Algernon I.ce. Mnsjr Daniel
J loan of Milwaukee, Victor Hcrger, 0,car
.mennger anu omora will do the speak
ing. '
Mlns Acnes I.ant Mnkcn Prophecy
at Iteiinbllcnn Meeting;.
In a. paper on "Tho High Cost of
Llvlnir." rcarf nt
of Republican women In thc Hotel Van
dcrbllt yesterday afternoon, Miss Agnes
j,hiu prunesiea mat unless steps are
tnUnn In nhtr iVtA -!, .-. - ,
........ ..,v. nc DuuiiuhD Ul HKU-
f nlturnl labor food production will de-
enno on-miru within a year, prlcos
will advanco correspondingly to those
who can buy and for somo there may
bo nothing. "Tho remedy," sho added,
"may bo found by paying higher prices
to the fnrmorH fnr thAi. riii.i.
halving expenses to consumers by a'
scientific system of distribution." .
wcorge yi. uiynn, cliairman of the
Republican State Committee, spoke of
the Influence for order, preparation nnd
neonomy, which ho attributed to par-
.itijmuaii ui women m pontics.
Every one should eat fruit of
some ''kind; and most people
prefer it for breakfast
However, some cannot cat
raw fruit because of the acids
and uncooked fiber.
At CHILDS all may suit
their individual requirements
and find equal pleasure
Grape fruit and oranges for
some; baked apples andstewed
prunes for others.
"Quali'tr first"!, the CHILDS
policy h.nco tho tmbro.i.)
1 iUror of the fruit..
1,000 Apartments Are Left
Vacant Without Warning.
Ciiicaoo, May 3. More than l.ncn
vacant apartments were thron on t
market over the week end. and real c
tale dealers aro In a quandary as a re
Hundreds of families whose rcntnl.i
had been raised moved out May 1 with
out warning. Hents have advanced In
many cases from SO to 300 per rent., tl."
fluents pleadlinr Iho law of supply and
demand Justified the Increases,
Real cetato nccnts estimate that JO,
000 families who had received notlco t
1nove May 1 refused to do to, defylnr
tho landlords becauso mcy roum tinu no
place to move.
The unexpected vacating ot more m.Vi
1,000 apartments has left tho landlord
In doubt. Many families doubled up
two to an apartment, and others move
to hotels rather than pay increase
Kennedy Quits Commerce llnrraii.
Washington. May 3. Philip B. Ker
nedy, director of thc Bureau ot Forctz
nnd Domestic Commcrco. resigned t
day. effective July 1. Ho will beeoir
vice-president of the First Federal Ft:
dsn Banklm? Association, recently 01
ganlzed In New York under tho Udx
i iMMMmq&m. i
JS4 sea :ea ZfiflU JSvenuc. at -tovsr x I
May ,Sale of Furs
Sayings average twenty-five per cent.
on prices prevailing at this time
(An Unusual Buying Opportunity Should You
' Desire Something for Immediate or Future Weary
. Hudson Bay Sable Scarfs
Natural and Topped N
Formerly CT $ I 2
$75 to $175 at 33 io '3D
Russian Sable Sqprfs
Formerly $ 1 Or $ Qfir
$175 to $495 at I to
Silver Fox Blue Fox and
Fisher Scarfs
Formerly $99C $7QE
$295 to $1250 at 60 io
Capes and Coatees
oj Natural Grey Squirrel, Mole and Combination Furs
Formerly $2Zf) 'SQTC
$450 to $1500 at DU tQ.X
Best Awning Stripes, frames and fliturcs.
Imported Holland and Domestic Shading.
slip Covers
Imported nnd Domestic Prints and Plain Fabrics
, SPECIAL ATTENTION is called to an
exceptionally Interesting offering
4 50c yard upward
of m
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