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nonann a ar,n.lr t k A4 M ' '. 44 - I' if STANDARD OIL JOINS HANDS WITH LABOR fffctv Wage Increase An ( noun cod nt Dinner to Men at Head Office. I ALL WORKERS INSURED Company to Pay Prcnilnms- Model Tenements A I ho to Be Built. Th millennium came for the Standard Oil Company last night. Its capital, represented by seventy-five of Its execu tive, and Ita labor, represented by scv-nty-flve men from the ranks, selected fey secret ballot, sat down and broke tread together at 26 Broadway, compli mented each other on things In general, pledfad their dollars, their muscles and (heir brains to help America win the war, and laid the first plank of what Is Intended to be a strong- bridge of confi dence, trust and good feeling over the ehtsm which has yawned between tho Standard Oil Comrany and Its employees ever since thalorganlzation marched to the front In Industry and took Ita plare its the world's largest nnd probably most powerful business organisation. It was difficult to believe that the door at 2C Broadway, through which the wide shouldered men from the ranks marched lut night was tho same door In front of which pickets with mourning bands cm their sleeves paced, In memory of bloody Colorado, n few short months ngo. Evidently the big organization has undergone a complete, change of heart, for It welcomed Its men to Its council chamber last nlsht with a heartiness and sincerity which were unmistakably wholehearted. Tho reason la known to the bustnees world and of course to the men themselves. A new set of bosses to in control. The men are finding John T. Rockefeller, Jr., one of the largest stockholders ; A. C. Bedford, the board's halrman; Walter C. Teagle, the presi dent, and their fellow executives ready to meet them at leaat half way. It Is probable that thero never has been such Hn era of good feeling between the Standard Oil Company and lta employees in was celebrated last night. As one of the, executive put It, "There Is not a ulngls ripple on the waters of our rela tion." Chosen by Ballot. So the seventyflve men from the refln fries hereabout trooped In last night clad In their best bibs and tuckers. The men represented tho Bayonne, Bayway and Eagle, plants. Two women were among the delegates. Each employee of the company had a vote In tho election at which the representative were cnosen, It la evident that they enjoy the entire confidence of their fellow workmen In tha plants. Aa a result of the first meeting the man carry back to their fellow workmen to-oajr the news that there win De a : Tanaral Increase of 10 per rent. In wages ! effective Immediately, applicable to all wevga earners except first class brick layers and watchmen, whose rates will be Increased S per cent., and lead burn ers, who recently received an Increase; that the mechanical department will be riven an opportunity to work fifty-six hours a week Instead of the present forty-eight, and that time and a half will be paid for overtime; that every employee will be forthwith presented with a life Insurance policy, to bo paid entirely by the company; that an em ployment department will be organized. In which the applicant for a place will be given n physical examination, and whlefc will become a court of appeal In case of dismissal. It was also announced tint John D. Jlockefcllcr, Sr., lias taken SDu.OOO stock In the new Ilayonne Housing Corpora tion, which Ik to start Immediately on the building of model tmements for the v.orking people In Bayonne and has do nated that stock for extension work In connection with the new Y. M. C. A. toward the construction of which Mr. Rockefeller has likewise given 1100,000 In cash. Announcement Cheered. All this fell about the more or less astonished eats of the seventy-five work men and they jumped to their feet with cheers and yells which hhook the pictures of venerable founders and stockholders draped artistically about the banquet hall. The men who were the guests of the Standard Oil Company last flight measured up well In appearance to rhe men who run the Standard Oil Company nnd who give orders from No, 2i Broadway. Most of them were big, brawny, clean looking Individuals, whose shiny collars and stiffly brushed lialr were here and there set off by a buttonhole bouquet. Practically all of Ihem spoke Knglish, but few were American born. There were several Hwedca and many I'olci and Lithua nian among the guests. And every man Jack of them knew "The Star Spangled Hanner." word for word, nnd sang through the th-ce verses without a falter. It waa regretted, even by several offi cers of the Standard OH Company, that jiewspapcr representatives were not per mitted to attend the dinner. The ccjm jiany. In thin respect, reverted to one of Its ancient customs. Tho .diners were seated at fourteen tables, nt earh of which presided nn official of the company. (iuests were distributed along tho speakers' table, nnd It was so arranged that each one of tho officials would bo sandwiched In be tween two of tho employees nnd vice versa. A lively orrbesti.- swung Into patriotic airs ait the men stinde Into the room, each guest accompanied by an official of the company. After places were taken the orchestra played the "Star Spangled Banner" and they nil sang It with a vim which bodes no good for William Hoh enr.ollern If oil will help win this war. Then they sat down to a course dinner which would make the average ban quent look like an afternoon tea. arrangements will be made with the Equitable Life Assurance Society where by all employees, after one year's ser vice, shall, without any contribution on their part, be given an Individual life Insurance policy, One year's service carries a death benefit equal to three months full pay; two years service five months full pay, and so on progressively until flvo years and over carries the equivalent of twelve months full pay, with a minimum of ISOO and a maxi mum of 12,000 In all cases. Annuities nro planned on the basis of a regular I allowance of 2 per cent, of salary for each year of eervlco for all employeos iit tho age of 5 years, after twenty years service, with a minimum of $300 a year and a maximum of 76 per cent, of salary, ' Sick Benents Provlaed. Special provisions are made for re tired employees less than 05 years of age, after twenty and twenty-five years or service. Accident disability is cov ered by the provisions of tho State workmen s compensation law, while in cases of sickness all employees of one year standing and over are to receive for disability of more than seven days half pay for periods ranging from six weeks to a year, depending on length of service. in explaining the workings of the new employment department, wnlcn will act ns the Intermediary between the company and Its employees Mr. Hicks said that emphasis Is to be laid on the fact that "no discrimination Is to be made on account of membership or non-membership In any church, so ciety, fraternity or union." Physical ex amination Is to be provided for each ap plicant to determine ir the applicant is able to do the work for which he ap plies. A full set of regulations Is provided In cases governing the discharge of em ployees. A definite list of offences was proposed for which a man shall he sub ject to summary dismissal. These In clude obvious violations of the law. such as fighting, carrying concealed weapons, drunkenness, stealing, violations of safety rules, Ac. For other offences than those listed no employee is to be discharged with out first having been notified that a repe tition or the ofTjce.wouId render him liable to dismissal" In the case of a second offence the employee Is to be re ported .to the employment department, by which any further sctlon will be taken. The same procedure Is to be followed In the rase of the listed offences and It wan made plain, that In all cases any employee who feels that he has been unjustly treated or sub jected to any unfair conditions had the right to appeal either In person or through his elected representatives to the general superintendent, and right on up to the higher officials of the com pany. Housing Corporation Formed. Outside living conditions of the men were given attention at the conference. The Bayonne Housing Corporation has been formed, with n capital of 1200.000. Other corporations at Bayonne have taken stock In the organization, which It Is expected will return the organizers about 5 per cent, on their money. It Is proposed to provide model tenement houses of three or four rooms and bath, with n central heating plant to provide heat and hot water, and kitchens equipped with gas stoves nnd laundry tubs, shades, screens, nsh and garbage cans. It Is proposed to rent these model tenements to the workmen for $18 a month. The Tide Water Oil Company, the American Radiator Company, the Hny onne Supply Company, the International Nickel Company, Babcock Wilcox, the General Chemical Company and other corporations have taken stock In the un dertaklng. BOWMAN ROASTS FELLOW HOTEL MEN He Tells Them They Fall Down After Bragging About Their Sincerity. LOVE FOR HIS MAMMA ENDS FIGHT OVER BOY IN KHAKI Grandfather and Uncle Abandon Habeas Corpus De fence When Little Fellow Clad as Soldier Flings Himself Into Parent's Arms in Court. GIRL RINGS FARES ON OPEN TROLLEY TALKS AT ANNUAL DINNER Too Much Camouflage Exists in Wheat Conservation, He Says. First, in Brooklyn Wears Her Winter Uniform in Doing Running Board Feats. John McE. Bowman, president of the Blltmore and chairman of tho hotel. rcstnurant and dining cur division of tho National Tood Administration, did n nervy thing Inst night. He got up at tho annual dinner of the Society of Ites- iaurateurs at the Blltmore In a company 500 men of his own profession um! roasted not nil but some of them to a sizzling brown because, as he said, they were bragging about their zeal for food conservation and then falling down when they had a chance to prove their sincerity. "I have a story to tell you that Is Jut as serious as tho boy you've sent to France," Mr. Bowman said near the end of un evening of hilarity beneath u great figu reading "Save Food, for I'ood Will Win tho War." "This town, which you call the b!g town." he went on. "Is a joke when It comes to loyalty. Things havo happened here to-night that have made me ashamed of some of you. What's the use of saying a man Is a 'hell of n good rellow" when he Isn t? The French have a word, camouflage. In the good old days we used to call It bunk. Iloll of Honor. "There are men In this business one of them is myself tint could absolutely arrora to cut out wheat products In their hotels and restaurants). ome will shv, 'Hut the man next door will not live up to the roll of honor,' for that's what It Is. a roll of honr. I say. To hell with tha man next door. When you are going over the top and a fellow falters nt your side for lack of courag would you stop? i "Some of you will say, 'Substitutes for wheat cost money.' I say damn the substitutes, just as 1 sny damn the Kaiser's legions." There was some applause for this. Sir. Bowman went on ; , "In Washington on Friday, at our meeting with Mr. Hoover, we served lucheon for COO people without bread and butter and there was not one com plaint. On Saturday we had a little party in this room (the Hotel Men's As sociation) ; 500 men were there and no bread or butter was served. "Now to-night I want you to listen to this there Is too much camouflage, too much saying, 'Yes, I bellevo In meatless, whcatless days," at a time when you can't be for the Government half hearted ; you've got to be with It hook, line and sinker or not at all. Bread and Batter Orders. "To-night, as I was saying, I directed the m.iltre d'hote! rot to servo any bread nnd butter, for everybody here has read the papers and knows that It 1m needed elsewhere. I asked the maitre A bitter and'protracted habeas corpus fight over the possession of Abraham Wilson, three years old, had a happy ending In the County .Court House yes terday when the child, who was) dressed In khaki and wore a soldier's cap, met his mother In the corridor. "Mamma ! My pretty mamma !" he cried, running forward and flinging him rclf Into her arms. Abraham and Nathan Wilson, the child's grandfather nnd uncle, who have been seeking to retain possession of him, looked silently at the scene for a moment and then they both wiped their oyes. Tho elder Wilson turned to hi? attorney. "Let her have the hoy. We give up," he said. The boy's father, Louis J. Wilson, n wealthy manufacturer of millinery, dleJ In October. Tho grandfather nnd uncle cruelty. She'took up her home In Phila delphia but did not divulge her address even to her own relatives. Before leav ing New York Mrs. Wilson, who Is of prepossessing appearance, entrusted her boy to a neighbor care. Wilson's relatives say the husband died of a broken heart because of his wife's abandonment, but she says an Ill ness of long standing was responsible. Immediately after his death Mrs. Wil son hurried to New York for her child, When she discovered that ho was with her father-in-law and husband's brother siie sued for n writ of habeas corpus, but Justice fJlegerlch declined to Interfere on the gtoutul that the Surrogate's court had Jurisdiction. Then commenced a fight to have the Surrogate revoke the letters of guardian ship. He declined to do so because, he sild, the proceedings had been regular and bdeouse Mrs. Wilson had not estaD, have had possession of little Abraham llshed her ability to maintain her son. ever since and wero appointed his guardians hx Suirogate Cohalan. Mrs. Wilson had left her husband a few weeks before his death, declaring she could no longer tolerate what she termed his unreasoning jealousy nnd After ha vine obtained n new writ the mother had little Abraham produced In tha Supreme Court yesterday. Ills dis play of evident affection for her decided the Ifrtuo once and for nil, the little fel low's grandfather said. BROLASKI SEIZED AUTOMOBILES KILL IN EASY MONEY CASE1 53 DURING MONTH Author of Expose of Crooks Is Children Numbering 23 Arc Held in Los Angeles on Among Motor Victims in New York Charge. New York Streets. i A. were Informally discussed, too. The'U'?tcl to, 'T! a.tCh 'i? .f' wj!at JJO.OOO of stock which the elder Mr. I ttblea ordered bread and butter. S x- Rockefeller purchased In the Bayonne Housing orpcratlon has been donated to extension work In connection with the new T. M. C. A., toward the construction of which he has given $100,000 In cash. This is to be a community centre, and a elte has been secured on Avenue E, be tween Twenty-second and Twenty-third streets, Bayonne. Plans have been ap proved and building operations will start soon. Other corporations In .addition to the Standard Oil Company have con tributed largely to the Y. M. C. A. fund. It will cost about $300,000 and will re quire a maintenance fund of about $15, 000 a year, of which $13,000 has already been raided. TWO MEN GET YEAR FOR GERMAN TALK Hoboken Recorder Quick to Punish Seditious Speech, j Frederick A. I'awllk. proprietor of a delicatessen store at IS" Tenth street. Hoboken. was sentenced to one year la the Hudson county penitentiary on a charge of sedition by United States Re corder Charles A. Allsten yesterday. Pawllk was arrested on complaint of Mrs. Levette I.ane of 933 Willow ave nue, who resides next door to the deli catessen man. Mrs. I.ane told the Recorder she went Into the store to purchase a loaf of bread and heard Tawllk make seditious re marks against the Government and the President. When she objected Pawllk forcibly ejected her and continued to abuse her and the Government. Mrs. I.an complained to Capt, Crn'g of the Army Intelligence Bureau, who caused the arrest of the storekeeper and arraigned him before the Recorder. Pawllk said he came from Germany, but had obtained his second papers some ten years ago. At the conclusion of his term In the penitentiary he will be turned over to the Federal authorities for further arraignment. Stanfey Raplr, 56, of 413 Scott avenue. Brooklyn, also was sentenced to a year In the Hudson county penitentiary by Itecorder Allsten on a charge of having lnulted members of the crew of a T'nlted States transport when riding In n Hoboken trolley car. The transport men placed RapU un der arrest, taking hhn to the Second pre cinct station house, from which ho was later taken over by the Federal authori ties and arraigned before tho Recorder. Tho Committee of Six of Hoboken Is sued another statement yesterday In which they say that the danger from aliens Is not from the unnaturallxed German and Austrian, but from those who have sworn allegiance to the united States and been so-called cltlaena for some years, but continue to hold their sympathies with the fatherland. teen out of the flfly-nlne tables did order It, r.iul 1 have the names of every man that nf-kert for it. "That's not loyalty. I don't know what to call It. Perhaps It's greediness. "The fact Is amazing, but here It Is: There are men In this room who asked for wheat when they know that the boys at the front need every ounce of It. I am ashamed of them." From a far table came a voice, "I am ashamed, too," but the other restaurant men and their guests sat still, except for a buzz of conversation provoked by Mr. Bowman's words. "I am not going to ask ou men to stand up and give your pldego to ob serve the no wheat schedule," he con .Ir.uefi, "for It Isn't necessary, and your committee has already pledged Itself in Washington, to stand by the Food Ad ministration. But I want to say that lt' you men here to-night, with dress suits and clean shaven faces, and people like ou that must do these things to give the soldier and the working classes the wheat they must have. Toast to Hoover. "If there's any disloyal man heie he will keep his seat, but every loyal man will liae and drink a toast to Herbert C. Hoover. I havo worked with, under and over big men ; from my association with Herbert C. Hoover 1 know ho Is a big man." "ery man In the Blltmore ballroom stow! n;. but when a diner of obviously GhII'c birth fOioute.1, "Three cheers for MoiHeur Bowman !" tho response was rather faint, h may be i-aid In behalf of tl.f In. -ad and butter offenders that perhaps sonic of the waiters put rolls on the table without orders. Tow aid the end of the mel rolls ap peared at the table where Tun Ku.v re porter sat. and ccitalnly they were not ordered, nor were they eaten. A repre sentative of the Food Administration said that tho members of tho Res taurateurs Society would gradually adopt tho new programme of no wheat at all nnd that It would be fully In effect by April 14, John .1. Cavanagh, president of the society, presided nt the dinner. One of tho speakers was Whitehead Klutz, n member of the International Joint Com mission of tho Vnlted States and Canada. Harry I, Brolaskl, Indicted here on a charge of publishing false financial ad-' vertlslng In connection with the Dis trict Attorney's Investigation of R. 8. Davidson Co., 4t Broadway, was ar rested yesterday 1n Los Angeles. Bro laskl, who was president of the board of trustees of Hedondo Beach, surrendered and is being held for extradition. He said his arrest was the result of busi ness and political enmity and denied that he had misappropriated $38,000 of the funds of the Davidson company, which was the selling agency for the Standard Film Industries. Louis B. Jennings, president of the film concern, was arrested recently In New Orleans on an Indictment similar to one returned against Brolaskl, and Is on his way back to New York for trial. Kdward 8. Brogan, Assistant District Attorney, said jesterday that Brolaskl was the author of a booklet entitled "Easy Money" which was spread broad cast and which purported to expose crooks, swindlers and public officials. The Indictments against Jennings and Brolaskl followed nn Investigation started by Mrs. Marlon K. Clark of the StateMndustrlal Commission. It Is said that Eliot Norton, a New York lawyer; l.leut. Anthony .1. Drexel, Jr., and Philip C. Mills were directors In the film com pany, which was organized by Jennings In October. 1S1G. Jennings ana nro laskl, It Is said, sold 330.000 shares of stock on the representation that they were to manufacture motion picture films at a profit or $1,000,000 a Jay. Many of the purchasers. It is said, were widows and working people, who now are clamoring for a return of their money. Chief among the cities In the East where the stock was sold were Beacnn, Walden, Poughkeepsle and New burgh. In addition. It Is said, a Detroit manufacturer sold a larse quantity of the stock. Mr. Brogan said last night that Bro laskl recelvcil a commission of 50 cents oti th.dollar for all the stoc he sold. He Jtffd the sole right to sell 122.000 shares for whatever he could get for It above $1.63 a share. STOCKINGS? DON'T LOOK! But Fair Conductor Predicts Plenty of Burlesque Stuff if Innovation Wins. FIREWOMEN BATTLE BIG BLAZE UNAIDED Vampcsses of Huguenot Res cue Invalid Pastor as tho Church Burns. TOTAL DAMAGE 30,000 Post Office and Other Build ings Also Suffer From Flames Duo to Brush Pile. Despite all efforts to stop speeding and careless driving, more than twice as many persons were killed by automo biles In the street' of New York city last month as In the corresponding month a vear ago. In Its report for March the National Highways Protective Society says that fatal accidents amount to an epidemic. Fifty-three persons, of whom twenty seven were children, were killed by au tomobiles last month, twelve by trolley cars and five by wagons, aa compared with twenty-five automobile, six trolley and one wagon fatalities In March. 1917. Outside of tho city automobiles caused eight deaths, trolleys one and wagons two last month. In New Jersey the Increase In fatal accidents also Is great. The March rec ord Is twenty-three perwons killed by automobiles and two by trolleys, as com pared with fourteen by automobiles and two by trolleys In March a year ngo. Four persons weri killed at railroad grado crossings In New York and four In New- Jersey Magistrate Cobb In .tho Traffic Court was confronted yesterday by 10S cases of Fpccl law violation. Seventeen of the accused wero second offenders, two of whom were fined $60 each. One of the two was Betty Randolph, 21 years old, of 144 Kast Thirty-sixth .street, who drove her car In Broadway from 144th .street to 139th Mreet at twenty-eight mlle.i an hour on Sunday. She pleaded guilty. In October she was fined $23, for going thirty-eight miles an hour In Tho Bronv. The other second offenders yesterday were fined from $73 to $100 tach. The low-frt possible fine Is $30. Three ot esterday's first offenders were fined the minimum. 52.",; tins others $40 and up ward. There were no jail sentences without the alternative of fine. In the MorrlsAnla Court Magistrate Blau announced that he was going to co operate with Mayor Hylan by sending all speeders to ths workhouse hereafter. He made good his threat by Imposing five day sentencen upon two chauffeurs, Vincent Medici of 211 Kast 112th street and Nathan Blitz of 91 Kidge street. Women subway guards and surface t The last vestige of masculine supre car conductors are no longer a novelty macy In New York disappeared yester- In New York. But a woman In uniform ' day afternoon, when forty-fire women elttlng snugly on her throne In a pay boldly Invaded the ranks of the ancient as you enter trolley chariot and a and honorable, not to say red-flannel woman pressing the door opening but- shlrted, Vamps and successfully oper tons In a subway coach differ somewhat oted a volunteer fire department that as Brooklyn found out yesterday saved the town of Huguenot. Richmond from a young woman clambering along I borough, from destruction, the running board of nn openwork sum-1 History and tradition had reserved mer street car, with nothing but her the volunteer Are department for the ordinary winter c.othes. Including wiute stockings to protect her from April's de- son Bni the leason for the annuat as mure curiosity. ?emblaeo of a Munchausen convention uch a lady rang up the fares yester- lniu had all cf the fishermen on earth day on Car 254 of the Vanderbllt ave- hacked off the board yea, even from line line, tho appearance or which 1 tne tme 0f t,e jenah story, marked the beginning of the open season , -pi,,, Vamps w'cre the last of a fast for trolleys in Brooklyi. As she strolled disappearing raeo of occupants of a along the running board and reached In ulace tMat ,, woman had dared to fill, for a nickel or up for the bell cord the ,t wa, M,ark from a Staten Island pedestrian, ere he wheeled in modesty,' ..,,i Transit train that came along to could not help noticing that the stock- susanbanthonv the Huguenot women Ings were Indeed white. Nor could tho (nto tMr ow"n Tllfi spar started a beautiful girl, while conductorlng with brug)) nre 300 feet behlna the Dutch He flncsse that earned approval of the mil- forlnefl church. What men there were formed man who was her Instructor. (n u,,, vamps were In town at work, vind help sensing the situation. (n n,arcst pad firemen at Tottenville "The boys will have plenty of bur- nnJ VontM Hills were busy with other lesque stuff this summer If this keeps brl,,, flrf tin" ..Via nK..,i,.il l.nt.r bVia annrnla.il ' her Job. "I like It great." she said,' " 1. ...... V, m a.tnla mao, 1 a 4 nn ht.l'l' for this weather. But If 1 get another , Any one who ever got that tired feel- run from this one I shan't mind. There ', "ruppcu imu . owicm are too many sailor boys at the navy '. Utlng not whither It went, and ,-,rn (-i,uw r .vimri n suit then dropped off at Huguenot knows U,. the place as a little beauty spot. Along TtIR The Sun Calendar THEWEATHER. For eastern Xew York, generally f,. to-day, except local rains and colder ' the north portion; partly cloudy im colder to-morrow; moderate ,ou!s winds. 1 For New Jerey. teue.-nllv f,i. ,., . Ilnued wsrm to-dsyi lorM rh,. ,,J L""' lu-morrowj moderate south v i,,.i. C6ll' !'.orJlo.r.,h"," s.'w I;nmiid, .ho.,,. ,. Ii.r,,f .V.'u"r. Tm 01ler t.morf moderate south wind.". t-or southern Nmv EnsUml. e,...,,,. fslr to-dsy: untitle I ml cold., .1' morrow; frsh soulh winds. " For western New Vork, nril . . nnd cooler to-dsy; show"; to.iio'rrow?'1' tVANIIIKUTUX, Apr T:,. (,... il ! allll low v.nvrsir.. .... '.'.!.'"?'! l Mountains, with c-ntr nf ,"1 In Colorado. A strong nt.rel,,'', Ins .aouthesstn-ard r 11,5 oroi Allen.. There- I.Me he. Vr.rV C, u In an Enchanted Begloa. Vi.. mi t ' '"""Her shnwrrs n,7 tbr Mississippi and ,m.w h,f f.i ? Mortsim nnd wf stern .,vjth l,i(r.t, 1 'VU13 II) Ml- . Bortcy Mountain ler'on strict will continue ,v,rn, Tj-.ii cliannn in mueli rooter ,;'V ,i. v..!-.? 1 ,h.u ,. r 1 :-;,.nv4Vo,nl-,,.h-1 ,s A,,l.",'.;,Sin"" ",n I EnknT It will be cooler TuaM.iv In h. Iak region nnd a Ion the Us"l lil., M,! J.OCAI, WKATIIBT! ItECOrtps Weather llureaii nations showlni : til?-? pherlo commions In the rmn ii cm " TYmnerature v. L " Atlantic Cit. . SI 14 S.w. .,, ' Rsslport tio.ion .lakontll" I'liiespo . Minneapolis SI. txiills . Ilimrk Cliarlton Norfolk . Haromett'r llumldltt Wind dlrn lion Wind velocity Weather Preclptatlon . . f.W W c N K N.W 11 N W . S.E. '5 A M . sr. 1 . . w . is . r.far Voir r, it.:r pew, .r I?-!''' Oi1j Cliiii., f y t 11 c The l.mDCDMjr, in as recorded ! the nrflrl-l th.rrnvn.i,, . shown In Ills sinned tab'.: ' !. il I 1 I . .M , . s , a. !... j; : j. M. . Hi 0 A, M... .V, 3 P. M . 61 11 A. ,.M... SJ 4 .. .m , I: M. . . . f,4 6 1. M t- iric 1117 w.i. . .2 p M " . . 04 73 s r M Ji .M...6 ;3 i:d 3, P M p t it i" it. 11 10 r m ii l"i. .li st ;i the place as a little beauty spot. Along cempersiure, , 4 r v iir Sun asked the B. R. T. if the em- 1 winding road leads seaward, through j AwVi.'"" "m" T:5;' ' V ,-mcnt of women on the open cars ! ne homes and well kept cottages, only ploymcnt of women on the open was to be general, and if to would they be uniformed. "Why." a company officer said, "there Isn't a single one so far. "The company has been considering the matter, but has made no decision." Being informed that there was cer tainly nt least one and that she was not of low visibility, the officer Inquired around and eventually reported: "Tea, there was one on the Vanderbllt avenue line this morning only one, and she was on merely for a tryout to s-ce how the thing worked." He added that If women conductors really took possession of the open cars they would have a uniform which would Include "knickerbockers and puttees or something like thai." to end at what was once one of the niftiest oases In the district, now the summer club of the (luaranty Trust Company. Quaint old boarding shacks, with boats to let nre strung like drift wood along the neighboring coast, and one may dream and wish at will under the dolec far nlonte spell of the en chanted region. So that It is all the moro Interesting that the women of the Richmond Ar cadia came to wrest the honors from the red flannel shlrted firemen of the ancient regime. When tlM brush fire began ciackllng along toward the church, threatening to destroy all of the homes In the neigh borhood, Mrs. II. K. Kills, Mrs. Charles Steadman nnd Mrs. William Seldman rallied forty-two of their neighbors from the front yards, where they were look ing after the pansles that are soon to come to brighten the landscape. Church and Residence Destroyed. Over in the parsonage of the Dutch Reformed Church the Rev. Haywood ASKS FOR SUIZER AS COUNSEL. at Aid of Jeremiah O'Leary Has So Money to l'ay Him. I.uther S. liedfotd, one of the men ac cused with Jeremiah A. 0'I.eary of hav ing published seditious matter In Hull, told Federal JihWo Augustus N. Hand when the cases were called for trial yes terday that he had no monev for counsel. He asked that William Sulzer be as signed as his lawjer, IDA RYAN TAX $11,057.10. State Will Grant Discount of aft.'.2 for Prompt I'ai-nient. COUSIN SPLITS FAMILY. Wife Asks Divorce From Board of Kdncatton I'niplnyee. Mrs. Kmma H. 1 lor ton of 201 West lllghtlcth street has filed suit against t Snyder, its beloved pastor, had been an .lames I. Mortem for divorce. On the Invalid for several months. The women night of March 8. she asseits, she caught rushed to the parsonage, carried the dl him and hi second cousin, Julia Punnim, abled shepherd or the flock to safety n settlement worker, in a compromising and then went to work on the flro, which situation. Mis. Hot ton has tiled suit for ha,) asumed vicious proportion, an absolute divorce In the Supreme Alreadv It was wiping out the I22.00U Court and Justice Hot.hklss esterday ,j)Urcllf anJ liaa damaged the roof of allowed her $25 weekly alimony pending tIle parsonoge. When the church was a l.r'a1' . . Rone the fire burned the home of Henry According to the complaint the Hor- and tnen llcU((1 tne roof fron, tons were married October 2.. 18!8. and , , ,. . ,,, kiM1, damaged, and the total loss was J30.000. Rut the women fought that fire like beavers, or like Smoky Joe Martin might have clone had a four alarm , blase started In the wholesale district, and they stuck It out until they saved the majority of the residences. Tho tile started at 4 o'clock In the after noon (new and accepted time) and when the he-folk came home nt 7 o'clock l also by the ic Ised chrono meter) they found a tired and smoke odored host, with tho fire out, again looking around by the I'ederally con- I served dnyllght nt the beiln where the 1 pansles arc to come. Judgu Hand said "'"",. .u . . .,. - k. .,.l.l Mn.l.l,. Il, rn,,tf .v........ ...v- inuin ..n. inrnt u have a ten-year-ojd son, James D.. Jr. Some months ago, "Mrs, Hortoncsays, her husband prevailed upon her to admit his second cousin, Miss Dunnlca, Into their apartment as a boarder. Horion denies Ills alleged unfaithful ness, lie says that hi salary a a draughtsman In the building department I of the Hoard of Kducatlon is but 51. S0 I yearly, ir.steau or me -'.-itn asettei ny I his wife, and denies that he receives an I allowance from hi father. Col. Samuel I II. Horton. a retired armv officer Ihiiig A report of Tinnsfcr Tax Appraiser st 1,0"u- Walter Hamilton of Rockland rni,vm crrriru IC Dlf made public in New City yesterday. ! KJLU JJUC.U I tt iO 0lCfV, hJiowh the estate of Ida M. Ryan, wife ! UrrieiTDC A Kin Alt nt Thomas Fortune Ryan, traction mag- ' W 7Oi,iXo AN U ALiLi uate, of SufTern. will pay the State a ' I transfer tax of $11,057.10. The nppinlser's report, which plneed the value of the estate nt 5580.000, has been filed with Surrogate Mortimer Pat terson, if the inheritance tax Is paid ' :im JflNlATLTtE AI.MAS'vr rnlted States Coast anil Ctoustlr , manaara Time. rtMi :4 A M Run act... . Moon rtars... . 1 ;iy) a M RICH WATKH Tni.S PsT Sandy Rook. 12:09 A M fior. Island my Hell Gate. . .2:01 P M LOW VTATF.U THIS PAT Sandy nook.. :23 P M r;ov I.ljn.l i;ril Hell Gate s;jo P. M Note. The foreolne tal-le Ins l.n c-rr'. to conform to the new "artlft, l dir. EVENTS TO-DAY. Irst dinner of the W'nmrn. !;, i',r ,1 uoi'ratlc OrgHnUntlon of ilrfj ; II k. Hotel MaJealle, 7 P. M. l 'rture by John II St.-viliflc ii or " li OLD CRIME MOCKS CAPTIVE. Seek Mercy From Whose Relative He Detective Killed. The cases were adjourned for trial April 9 by ngreemeut. Tho trial of The Masses rublNhing Company nnd several other defendants on Indictments similar to those found against the Kull I'uhllbhtng Company nnd Its members was set for April IB. 803 AEOLIAN MEN IN WAR. Company Tnfnrls Service Flagr at Iteadcinarlrrs. A Warn Arrrsge. Walter C. Teagle led the oratorical fireworks with the announcement of the In per cent, increase In wages, effec tive April 1. "With this Increase, " said , Mr. Teagle, "thla company In the last 1 two ears anil seven months has made The Aeolian Company unfurled a ser eii averrtgo Increase In nil classes nf v,.,, nag yestercl.vy at Its general hend lahor of 7 per out. and a 9& per cent, j quarters In Went Forty-f-eroud Urcet Increuw In common labor. Since An- i showing that 03 employees of the com r.ust 1, 1!H.". v ncs havo been Increased pany under the flags of the United live times, so that the uverage Increaf-es 1 states. Kngland, France Biid Australia fur all clauses of labor since that dntu . ttr. .ervtnr the allied cause, The com- lms been (il! S per cent. In addition to'nany has a war relief association that these Incrcaws, a change from nine to clitht hours a day, without any phange in tho scale, was made cffectlvo Sep tember 15, 1013, Thli was equivalent lo an increase In tho wage scale of t'J.37 per cent." Mr. Teagle dclarc-d there are two out Handing points In tho policy of the b'andaid Oil Company of New Jersey toward Its emplojees; llrst, fair treat ment and fair working conditions ; sec mid, the policy that vvclfaro work Ib not ii.'garded In any sense as a substitute for f iir wage. C, .). nicks, executive assistant to Mr. Ifdfoid. laid before the guests the plan ST annuities nnd benefits. lie said that i J keeps In touch with all Aeollnn boys In servlc. nd them smokes and knitted garments nnd fee. that each gets a let. ter once a month. A conti Ihui'an box ! pas"d to the re trial ll'iy employees nt each pay day and a goad Mini is raised for the benefit of the flghtfi" The employees have also given moro than $1,00() for the purchase of wool for knitted garments. Olrls con nected with the Institution meet regu larly at the office after their working hours to work for the absent men. The Aeolian, a- monthly publication devoted to tho employees, Is sent each month to nil of the men In tho ranks, no matter where they are. HOSTESS AT COURT; HER 13 GUESTS WAIT Waiter's Trial Disturbs Mrs. Whitman's Lunch. Mrs. Whitman, wife of the Governor and thirteen other women were about td take their places at luncheon at C7 East Sixty-fourth street yesterday when their hotes, Mrs. Anson W. Hurchard, wife of a vice-president of the General Elec tric Company, was called to the York vlllo court to appear against a waiter charged with having stolen her diamond studded mesh bag, To Magistrate Hrough Mrs. Rurchnrd explained the situation nt her home thirteen women unwilling to he seated until she returned and made tho four teenth. So tho Magistrate called the case Immediately. The mesh bag, valued at $S00 and containing $150, wa taken from Mrs. Hurchard In a Fifth nvenuo restaurant. Detective IajuIs Hooper testified that he found It on Sunday in the room of Inls Matton, a waiter, at ICS East Forty sixth street. Matton pleaded guilty and was held in $1,000 ball. DAUGHTER, LOST 24 YEARS, FOUND DEAD "Sun's" Story of Fire Has Pathetic Sequel. cent, discount of $,",.'. Mrs. H) ail's fortune was left to her four sons, Allen. Joseph, John H. and Clendcnnln Ryan, nnd the three children of her deceased son, William Ryan. Single Handed He Arrests 3 Alleged Pickpockets. Iziy the Dip was calmly pursuing hi chosen profession of picking pockets. He balanced his neat bamboo cane lightly between hi well manicured fingers and , Soh.iudel was hi captor. And w hen a STEAM BARGE IS LAUNCHED. Soldier Motorist Is Freed. Charles Shifter of 9D8 Prospect ave nue, Tho Rronx, n private In Company M, 307th Infantry, at Camp Upton, was discharged In Harlem onurt yesterday when arraigned on suspicion of homi cide. An automobile driven by Shifter on Saturday night ran over six-year-old Florence Rips of 110 East 129th street. Shifter took tho child to Harlem Hos pital, where she died. Witnesses said the accident was unavoidable. The stage contributed yesterday one of thosn strange stories that smnelltncs come from behind the scenes to offer a plot for an Imaginative playwright when W. II. Albertson and his aged wife of Zt Livingston r-treet, Tough keepsl. stood beIde a coftln in Frank V.. Campbell's undertaking establishment and Identified the body as that of theii daughter Cathleen, who disappeared from her roughki'Cile home In 181M. A playwright sitting down hi facts for a scenario would flrt have picked from Tin: Si'N'H Saturday morning story of a fire In n theatrical boaidlng house at -S9 West Thirty-eighth street this paragraph : "A third woman, whose body is now at the Morgue, crawled from a fourth story window and clung to the water pipe until she dropped to tils' ground. This body was Identified last night as that o: Catherine It. Clifton, 39, n dancer. Miss Clifton was born In Eng land ' TI-p Identification was made by Emily Monfuvn of s08 West Forty-fourth street, and at the same time tho bureau of unidentified dead was told that Miss Clifton had a mother residing Mime where north of Academy street, l'ough keepsle, nnd also a slater. Allco Albert- son. The motner s name was correctly given. Hardly bad this Information come when the bureau heard from some one who said he spoke over the telephone for William C, Stewart of the Hippo drome that Miss Clifton had been for several years a member of the company at the big playhouse and that she had been In tho Vassar Hospital at Pough keepsle In 1894 under the name ot Albertson. The bureau telegraphed to the rough keepslo police and the father and mother were readily located, They sn!d that their daughter Cathleen wn born In Poughkeepsle thirty-seven years ago The father was a stage carpenter. At the age of 14 Cathleen disappeared. A few days before her disappearance shs had written a letter to her parents from a hospital whore phe had been 111, but since that date not a word had c-omo from her. Vessel Is First nnllt for SerTlce i tin 'rw Canal. I The Walter C Witherbee. a steapi barge, the first boat built for service cm tho new bntge canal, wa launched ihortlv bcfoti: noon yesterday at the shipyard of Ira S Rushey & Sons, foot of Court street, Hmokl n. The vessel was built for Witherbee, Sherman & Co. of I Hector street, own er of Iron mines at Fort Edward. It will net aw consort to three more barges built along similar line. The steamer Is 150 feet long. feet beam nnd 12 feet 6 Inches deep. It I made of oak and yellow pine. "Nick" Fenimoro, who fa-ed Cnlted States District Judge C lin (field In Hrook lyn joterday for soiling liquor to sol d.cis. was ojt of luck. Detective John looked scornfully nt tho old man before him. "Izzy the Dip I have you In my power," svld the old man. "And who aro you?" demanded Izzv, "old Sleuth, tho famous detective." said the old man calmly removing hi goggles and Rlvinglon street lace curtain". SUBMARINE SUNK BY ITALIAN LINER Shell Smashes Conning Tower Seven Survivors Saved. few minutes before court opened, lie urged Schaudel to intercede w,th Dis trict Attorney France for a suspension of sentenen If he pleaded guilty, the de tertlvo looked him In the eye, nnd asked : "Nick, do you remember eleven ears ago jou held up and Killed a man for his watch and purse o.i Mnivy aventi.' " "fimc. I ought to," repllc.1 Nl.-'.i. "they No, this is not a mental relapse to the gave me nine cars in Sing Sing for It days when we ud to put the 10 cent 'What's that got to do with if" classics Inside of our geographies and "Jut till, that man you killed wa follow the villain and the hero when we , my fathcr-ln-Ww." Schaudet answered were supposed to be chasing the forty- Fcuhnore will be tried to-day fifth parallel of latitude around a Tafl- I like globe. It Is a page totn from 'es- pri ADDIf 1 )JJT tcrday's police blotter. Honest Injun' rA"' rfvrvc Three men were jostling passengers In a crowded elevated tialn that was going over the Williamsburg Hridge yesterday. I 1 in the comer a harmless looking old Hordes of Human Sardines man pretended to read the music note . m, D type of an East Side paper. He wore tnjoy WalR on Ortage. blue goggle and a et of whiskers that j would havo been the envy of Ihe late' Ai he height of the afternoon nisli Senator PfcfTcr. Suddenly a green mo-, hour, when many of tho million or moro IS PLAYED BY B. R. T. I.ctur bv William Tc t, -Chelsea Village. New Yo-1; i'lt . Vork Historical Kotlety, 170 OniM r- West, & V. M, lthythnilc dances n ls Duff-.- 1-1 her puplN. Cooper Cnlon, S I l Annua meeting of the v 1 or'. Fn'. Aasorlatlon oppo.ed to Woman s'j(Tr,, ! Lexington tnenue, S P. M Orgunlzntlon meeting or tlii'r , j,. Pie to aid the Liberty Loan ln I'j i . Theatre. 11 A, M. Opening of Hvanselistic Intit.n " lem-.Vew York Presbyterian I'liu: street and Mount Morris I'Jrl; Wn first dinner of the Women. I;t ill UCIIIII Vork. !.,r l.va initiation" In the nnst-frriHua'e cim.-.. of lectures to lawyers Oily College. r tj-thir.l street ai.U Lexington a - t I.erlur. on "The rhjslcal nnJ lnt! slni Hmidlrnp" n ihe aperial coutEe on "Cm eal anil Meni.il Handicap," b I- (ii -ni Thompson and Dr. Ixiuls I. Har-' A ' emv of Medicine, ::tt( r. M. Uenionatrutlon In which 200 tlons covering the whole nil,:.. k the audience at random will b ns,'f ,' nmi cor.ipetlt!i:i between j;. A Halt M.s Adelaide Heagan. centra' Il-j"'k V. M. C A., llrooklyn. ft p M Free jecturs by tr. Mlm-r I nr Fund Question," P. f. 40, 7iVfaL.fr, ' near Second avenue, s 1. .VI, A. H fSinlth and il N Ore, ' 'r. " road Problems," Ito'.arv Club ii nn' H . MrAtpln. 7 P. M Holt, Nut nmt nivet Insllt ' Waldorf-Astoria. A. VI. Liberty Loan Commute-, r n'. D'.. Islon, meeting, Waldnrt ir . I'. M. Lecture bv Mlas El r.-bth Mid, Comic In cia-alcat and Mufl.ru T.lt.- - Lecture Hit I. 4 V. .VI . Prof I Ii nobl will (Uncus '1Tni3cr K're. a' P. M. In the evening in the Mu. U the Institute Players rept't the-r t ' Hire, one act plays tlrool;ln 1. . ' Knstern .Vs-oclatlon of VV- . i pc luncheon. !!o,c' MeAlpln. 1 I' vi Alpha Phi meetlnjc. 3 A vi 7 P. M : llotl MeAlpln li-t.i Helta Pt, luncheon. II V"-i Pin. 1 1' M. Tlress a '1,1 W'nl't Manilfactur--" eon, Hotel MeAlpln. i::S0 V. M New Vnrlc State Homeimker. n'-lll'l Hn'e! McAlpl.l, lOtCO A. M. U'lUKhter of Ihe Confederal. OTTll tee meptlng. Hotel Aslor, l" SO v V Women's Health Protective A-.'P1,'!i mectlnri, Hotel Aator, 2 P. M PUBLIC LECTURES TO-NIGHT . cour nf nv lectin". -mi ''' " tv txamler llose-n, at V. .1 JtivfiiRt on. Hide nnd Pitt nt't'f ' Hmv Motion PJfturr Ar "1a-i Uomr froy, at WotJIelF'n Ms 115th -(r.'pet. Wfxt (if Mvei,rli a ai hiMratc! by motion picture "1 hp I-Vtlpral HMn v ''- 1 ) tlonul Win- Tim A-"et" ti rourf of tuo Wliir"- m " m luirinc the War' h llpblnun. at V S 2T I' irt ' " east nf Third menue NAT GOODWIN WINS SUIT (Jrtu Vrrillct for trl.VSOO K'1",, .Mirror Film ('ompaio, A verdict foe $i:,.'.'0f' 13 The commander of an Italian liner which arrived yeMerday at an American port Is confident his naval gunnort tank a Hlhmarino, prohahly Austrian, Jn the Mediterranean at the beginning af the trip went ward, The prowler attempted to mail night attack on the liner hut thero was moonlight ciioiirIi to enahle her lookouts to glliupsi. a periscope ahout a mile off tho port quarter. Tho captain zigzagged hut saw no wake of a torpedo, although he suspects one wan p?nt his wn.. The naval gunnera were on tho Job and when thn submarine emerged to "hell the liner they were ready for her. Sho niidnclouely rteanied within half a mil of the big ship and sent a shell over her bridge, A shell from nn Italian 5." gun fell short of the prowler, which tired again and missed, Tho I'cspotiwlve shot from the liner smashed tho conning tower of the sub marine and she disappeared, That was enough for the skipper and be resumed his course at top rpeed, noting nevernl members nf tho submarine'!! crew floun dering In the sea, Knrly the next morn ing the skipper recelvcil a wlrcles nies sage from tho commander of n French ilestro.ver that had been summoned by tho liner saying he had picked up seven survivor., of the Milium line. The liner hrousht slxly-one flrnt cabin parsengor.i and had In the t-econd cabin slxly-iilnn American hluejackets nlioic enlistment leni's eMilred when they were In tne Mediterranean and uho win rc- enllst utter a tew weeks at home. amount asked fo", wa v i P. Iloodwin. the comed aii c lotman tripped up the tialn at Marcy i souls from the borough made famous bv j a Jur,v 111 "'stice iireenn, i avenuo with that peculiar hesitation lick , Mnvnr Hylan who do their dallv bit I- lr,rMlprr,n"i,' "" . ,,!" " " , on the air biake that always Indicates Manhattan wero wending their I ' llfford H. Ilatnions jiirro- i hat tho reclllnr motorman lias a riHV off. 1 tmmau'nrrl co,nnlolv or enmelhlni. I''1". ll,r "r ,11.11 "l num., The old man with the goggles seized ban. n merry Jcwter of Anrll 1 tossed the three men; es sir, all of them at , a monkey wrench Into the works of a once. , l.e-clngton avenue and Cypres Kills "I," At the same time he flashed never . train, causing It to balk on the llrooklyn mind how he neid three men and flashed Hridge, Hetwcen G:30 and fi o'oloek' action In and around the brldgn terminals was cpilto lively but happily no casualties were reported. Hewlldered thousands who wearily climbed to tho train sheds hoping for rapid tranelt to Hroolflyn were Informed that a moratorium had been declared on elevated service, unci Jurvmcu only about half ,ir agree. lioodwin had a contract for -work ns a movie star at 1.. ' Ho alleged that lie had been '. eleven weekw before the evpira' contract becaui the tllm compa'O run short of fund. Lawyer ' fencn soiisht to prove thai ' neiesaiy to let tioodwiu go "inionipcienc) " and irregular because lie was hbltunll la " lo the studio. a uc rue I , ,if ' li v. a 1 trt Cf ,r"mC ' 300 CHILDREN ESCAPE FIRE I., n. n , tl.e Mtl.tIA tllnfl ll'u n. ,', r. . I the story a shield showing that ho wasj a detective. The men fought, but the old rtian with the goggles and the lace curtain hung on until a patrolman came to help lilm. Then they landed In the Hcdford ave nue police tntlon three men who said that they wero Isador Chaust of 10U Hryant avenue, The nronx ; Abraham Feldberg of 3i ct 113th street, nnd This w a not ni.nmi (i, I Irfiuls Myers of :01 Jeventh street, Mm- treil i)unlnr.s who were packed about the ' Innmtfn of Hiii'Un.iaj Purl. Il''"" "he,, all this lud bee, done the old man ' rCre. "XTlZot I " W'" ' ' with the goggles explained that wearing pnr!,on Hiouted snmelhlng about tho: T'-rce liundred box i t goggles and whiskers was not lila regu- ' n x '' end riot v a averted. Itron nvtes of St Mnl.ii 'i O. es s ,e Inr business and'inai ne was really on , rrin. Bnneare.i nnd En with ,.,o n,ne.. I wlm h covers an cut re joke adde'l to the long list ircordcd con cerning that pirtlcular pest of the Mayor men, women and children un tangled thenirelves, filed down the stnlr- waa again and either gouged their way into me overcrowneu surface car or clean shaven, gosglelcss days Delectlve George I'atten nf the Seventh division. He charged the men with attempted grand larceny and wald he was riding about In disguise looking for pickpockets when he ran across the three men. (To be continued In our next ) Fifth Avenue nils) l.lnr Itecord. ocean front and First nvet.ue !. Park, matched out without d " evening wlthm three mm i'.e af alarm of llio. The blaze between "ho r ' S roof over one of the prlva'e t started to enlov Ihn fresh nlr of ,., I lllk-overed III an atlell.ia bridge footpath ' .I''1"1 '"'"ef l.n'ircnce .a I'ollce Pant. Toole of Undue A iv,r. erne and two al.nn A nuantltv of oil which if nlled un In flc S.iuad snoke feellngl.i of the niaiked "p7H '-n"11 damage barrels would rise four times us high ae good nature of tho crouds, IVrhnps i: ' oi"1'1' l?'' ,, ,,,p "''' 1 was necause iney ieit counilent lllzrneer tho Woolwnrth Hulldlng w.ih neccssarv during the last .vear to operate the Fifth avenuo butes. In addition 1,230,000 gal lons of gasolene worn ued, according to figures published yesterday by the Fifth Avenue Coach Company. Tires achieved 7.100,000 miles nnd cost J6l,00n, There were "!, 800 spark plugs necessary during the year. would write another letter to II. II. T. Mull tnnrileil llrlllsb Mm 1 r"" omcinis anu tne ruling service ijominls- I Joseph Molt, .1 , S,i i i "Ion. lecelied the llrll h .n- i The tloup wn due lo "molor trouble' very In cair.iinn i -.ifciv on train 1341. Ill view of Ihe comb na- gns nttacl. nt CiiiUnm 1 1 lion nf tho number IS with II It. T I her of the lvonii' Ha . omething snnpiy lnl lo huppv" !m Ih-i train on All Foou Day. ic I '""vp.ll' F. i I'b "(I ii Hi I hit, iiirciu icst'.rd.iy rm . ' n. ' '' ' 'V' ,'.,.-..1 ., -s- . ,.,... It,,.,-. , .r. - i . .-.v ..- .- -- : . : ; : V -