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ENROLMENT CAINS1 HMJMMGES1 JI any Institutions Hampered by Large Increases in Freshman Class. TUITION ABOUT SAME Few Report Extra Charges; but Most Continue at Last Year's Rate. BOOM IN THE EAST Figures Show Little Bnsiness Depression as Reflected in Education. I If thf.ro Is a business repression in | the United States it doe3 not show in the number of etudents enrolled at the colleges and universities, which report, almost without exception, large increases and so many members of the freshman class that the institutions are seriously embarrassed. The institutions in and near New "Vork city report exceptional gains. Columbia, with more than 17,000 students, has broken 'ill records; the City College has an increase of 250, New Vork University an increase of more than 100 in two departments only, and etudents turned away. Fordham has an Increase. Tuition has not increased at most wx. bUO lueuvuuuuo, ocvut uMi9 w ? rw?? taken by Tbb New York Herald. Only four or five report an increase In the amount charged students for Instruction though a number made increases last year and have continued the increased charge. Columbia?Columbia's total registration Is 17,000. The enrolment figures for the freshman class are not yet ready. Tuition still stands at $256. City CoUege?Freshmen at the College of the City of New York number 756. a gain of 250. The day session has a total enrollment of 2,100. The night session has a total registration of nearly 7,000. There Is no tuition at City College. Fordhain?This year's freshman class I at Fcrdham University numbers 170.1 which is larger than any previous year. | Tuition is $150, and lias not been in-1 creased. New Tort University?The freshman class at the College of Arts and Sciences Is 275. and In the College of Engineer-' Inc. 175?tho two department* at Uni- j Versity Heights. Other departments j how a large Increase, but figures arc not available. Lost year's freshmen numbered 327 in the two departments j named. Amherst?The freshman class at Am- ! berat numbers 175, which is slightly i large- than last year. Tuition remains j at $200. _ fiuwiloln?TBe ircxnman ciaae hi now- j f dom contains 156 students. the largest In the college's history, about 26 more than the average of several years past. Tuition has increased 125 and is not* | ISO. Brown?Brown's entering class numbers 427, a gain of ubout 38 per cent, i Tuition at Brown Is now $250, an In- i Crease of $50. University of Chicago?Registration for the third quarter at the University Of Chicago Is not complete, but there Is a slight gain tn attendance. Tuition remains at $180. Colgate?The present freshman class pt Colgate numbers 107, which Is se< ond Jn size to last year's class of 250. Tuition remains at $90 a semester. Cornell?The freshman class at Cornell. all departments, numbers 1.300, a slight increase over last year. The tui-, lion fee is now $250 in all colleges, hav- j Jng been raised this year In the Colleges * of Arts and Sciences and of Law. The l total university enrollment October t, war. 5.015, as compared with 4.960 last rear. Georgetown?There ere 872 freshmen j !n Georgetown University this yeaar, an Increase of 138. Tuition hes not been Changed. Hamilton?Hamilton College has a Cre.ahman class of 123. an increase of 35 ' Vr cent In Ave yearn. Tuition is the rime as last year, 1120. Harvard?Every department of Harvard except two shows an Increase this year. Entering claases In Harvard College number 881. a gain of 142 over last yvar, and the total registration is 6,936 for the university, and la expected to exctcd B.OOO. Scores of men have been unable to And rooms In tins freshman halls end the faculty is having a hard time to And lecture roonm to hold tlie classes. John* Hopkins?There are 266 entering students at Johns Hopkins this year, against 2 40 last year. The tuition fee this year la |250, an Increase of $60. l"nlrer?1ty of Mlrhtgan?Freshmen In 4 all departments of the University of Michigan number 3.191 this year, a gain in nearly all departments except those whcr* entrance requirements have been atilTrncd. The largest caln Is 18 per cent. In the department of literature, science and the arts. The medical and law schools also mad" Rains. Tuition has Increased about $27 to out of State students. Princeton?The freshman class at Princeton this fall Is 5H9, an Increase of S. and the capacity of the university has been reached. If not surpassed. The Influx of students has caused overrrowdInir In every department of college life. Tuition has been Increased $30, and is It era1 $3 n<V Rnilrliffe C'nllrse Hadcllffe College has a class of 92 girls. The total enrolment Is about 600, With 53 special students and 120 graduate students. The Ivealtmatt c'.a.u is smaller than last year's. Mjracnsr?All colleges at Syracuse had trier Mae* In registrHtlon, the freshman class numbering 1,400. Tuition fees have bnen Increased 10 to 05 per cent., and now average about $200. Yale?The freshman class at Tale numbors 859 this year, an Increase of ribout. 150. Tuition remains at $300. Williams?The size of the freshman class at Williams Is about the same as In previous years, 175, which Is slightly smidler than last year's abnormal class. TuMlon is $200 oud has not been Increased. EATTE HEADS PATKST LAWYERS WASHtwiTov, Oct. 13.?Wallace K. T.nne of Chicago was elected president mi the American Patent Law Association at the annual meeting here to-day of that organization. WATTS DIUflllR TOST OFFICE. Washtkoto.v, Oct. 12.?Enlargement of tlie Los Angeles Post Office Is proposed In a bill Introduced to-day by Tlepre.BClitatlvc Oahorne, Ttcpubllcan fC*l,l. which carries $3,000,000 for re. modelling expenses and purchase of?land ttti the propoged addition. CHICAGO BANK OF POKER CRC Falls an Easy Prey While and Declares He Will Qui for Present Line < Special Cable to Tug New York Huald. i Copyright, 19!I. bj Thb Nrw York Heualu. \cn York Herald Bureau. ) Pari*. Oct. 12. I The identity of an American victim of poker sharps on the last trip of the steajnehlp Aquitania was disclosed to- , night when Julius Klein, who said he was connected with a Chicago bank, informed The New York Herald Bureau j nere ne inienaea 10 qun w utummK business, as the ease -w ith which he fell a prey to ocean crooks proved ho was unfitted for a financial career. Mr. Klein said that on the second day HIGH RENTS STAY HIGH FOR NATION'S FAMILIES Greatest Drop in Food; Clothing Has Far to Go. Special Despatch to Tub New York Herald, j ?k York Beruld Korean. 1 Washington, D. C., Oct. 13. J Housing costs, which began a rapid ascent in all parts of tho United States two years ago, still remain at such a high level that they constitute tho most excessive item in the monthly expense bill of the average American family,' according to figures of the Department of Labor. A review of cost of living data in fifteen leading cities disclosed that in September last housing expenses which increased from 30 to pn per cent, over pre-war figures, according to locality, still maintaining high marks. Tho greatest drop has been in food prices, the report said Clothing' prices have boen reduced slightly but still have far to go before they can figure largely in the aggregate reduction in cost of living. Mlecellaneous decreases In other directions. however, have contributed to a steady decline in the aggregate monthly bill of the average household. In Portland, Me., one of the New England cities selected for comparison, the decline was only 0.1 per cent. The decrease was higher in other cities, the largest decrease, about 3 per cent., being noted in some of the southern cities, chiefly Atlanta and Jacksonville. filnce the price peak period of June. 1920, however, the drop In living costs has averaged between 13 and 20 per cei\t. PAID OUT $1,500,000, FISCAL AGENT SAYS Testifies on Bankruptcy of' Cooperative Society. Chicago, Oct 12.?Notes and securities valued at $1,500,000 in payment of a loan were turned over to the CJr~at Western Securities Company, fiscal | agent for the Cooperative Society of America, for which a receiver was appointed last week. Gustave Knpp, president. of the securities company, testified to-day at a hearing' before a master 'n chancery. He asserted that he did not get a note representing tho securities. Hsrri?on Parser, trustee of the so- | clety, testified that the society had re- | celved $423,000 from Charles Hlggine. a financial agent, but did not remember detail.?. A hearing on whether bench warrants \ should bo issued for Mrs. Kdith Parker. Parker's wife, and HIgglns was deferred at the request of Henry O. Blum, attorney for the pet'tioning stockholders, who said such action might upset the preso.it investigation. Mrs. Pa'ker. it has been stated at the hearing, has knowledge of] between $2,000,000 and $3,000,000 of the society's securities. hangs self like other boys. ! bad, 1.1, Disliking School, Snflcrs j From Rending of Solcld?*. Mtlwaukkz, Oct. 12.?A dislike for school, coupled with a mind affected by reading about the imaging of two Chicago schoolboys, is oelieved by tho ... ra,r.AT,alM, fnr ?h> .fOlh of Thomas Kilcerk. 15. Ills body wa> found hanging in tht-j basement of his home. (j WE a '?>5^udouola? SHOET^ I I rrtm fall and winter wear > = = in all the latest styles 1 ?PI = v. all leathers all sizes >1 ?? Si?1 i cnc* FOR MEN A WOMEN fcU Boy Ihoos $4.50 A tR.OO tor CAUTION-Inal(t upon Having V name and price la plainly stamp, to m? that It ha* not bean chanii i; Ml for m<? in pur pioiniiy. ordsr Mr W. L. DOUGLAi * 8<* NMitu 9trtr<> | H47 Broad t*u>, near 14ih. | * 1 a.VJ Broadway.ror. ilOth } 141?<~ Broadway (Time# b?|. * i )>St Third Avenue. * *1452 Third Avenue. * *2202 Third Av^ror. 120th St. I * #277H TlilrdAv..b?l.146ttdJ47lhSl*. * Store* marked vrith a I ' THE NE ERISVICTIM )OKS ON LINER Passenger on Aquitania, it Career, Being Unfitted jf Financeering. out from New York lie met a charming fellow passenger named Homer. On the third and fourth days many games were played between meals, in which Mr. Klein was a steady winner, but on the fifth day the luck all turned against mm, u-iiq wnen iro counicu uis caen serve he found he had dropped more than $o,000. Certain card experts who are recognized as steady patrons of Che Aquitania and other big liners are being followed by Scotland Yard men. Mr. ICIein left the Tlotcl Claridge last night for Berlin after wiring for more funds. U. S. TRAFFIC BOARD NEW ECONOMY MOVE Dawes Seeks to End Waste in T ransportation. Special Despatch to Tui Nrw Yosx Hrun New York Herald Iturenn. ) Washington, 1>. C., Oct. 12. I New ecomony moves made by Budget Director Dawes to-day included creation of two new boards, ono to standardize specifications of materials bought by the Clofrernment and another to prevent Government waste in expenditures for t rn nsnnrJntinn A Federal traffic board will be named to readjust rate groups on traffic shipped by the Government and to effect a better method of routing shipments. Director Pan es said the Government's transportation bill, amounting to $200.000,000, could be reduced considerably by the economics suggested. Government classification is out of line with commercial business. Mr. Dawes said, and must be oorrected as a means of preventing waste of funds. It was found that under the present system raw materials aro often billed as finished products. The board's activities will be directed by a coordinator of traffic. COMMUNISTS EXPEL 985 COUNCILLORS 125 for Drunkenness, 87 for Religion, 225 Indifferent. R? the Associated rrcss. Moscow, Oct. 12.?The "cleansing of here, continues throughout Russia. The local newspapers are filled with reports from the provinces announcing the expulsion of Communists after investigation of their record by the party councils. Nizhni-Novgorod has expelled 285 members from Its council, chiefly men of the educated classes, on the following charges: Briber}'. 148; breaking the party discipline, 146; drunkenness, 126; Inclination towardfi the Menshevist party, 140; for being religious, 87 ; for vowardlne, 114, and for indifference to party, 225. Figures received from Petrograd show that there now are 30,000 Communists there, but the number who have been expelled is not given. There have been numerous expulsions from the party in Moscow. Anticipating a large number of visitors from foreign countries, Russia has discontinued free vises of passports, and as a revenue measure the entry passport vise by Soviet representatives nbroad will cost fifteen gold rubles. The 'fne for exit from or paaslnc through Russian territory is 150,000 Soviet rubles, except in tho cases oi diplomats, war prisoners or refugees Russians making their exit or entry into the country must pay a total ol ifO.'fOO rubles. American ciflscns may not enter the o on try unless they bring their passports The authorities explain that the Soviet Government cannot recognize the slip of paper given Americans by the consular officials as a receipt for their passports as identification of the person presenting it. COVZENS NAMED IN DETROIT. PETRotT. Oct. 12.?Mayor James f'ouz>-ns and Daniel W. Smith were nominated in yesterday's non-partisan pritnnrv for nlacce on the Mayoralty ballot ir> the November lection. Out of a total vote of approximately Co.hOO the Mayor received Sf.631 arid Smith CS.OW. William KrfoKholT, the third candidate, obtained 297. DOU< $700 &$g.< $10m W CAN SAVE MONt BY WEARING . Lm DOUGLAS SHOi HE best known shoes in the wor They are sold in 107 W.L.Doug es. direct from the factory to y >nly one profit, which guarant< ou the best shoes that can be p ed, at the lowest possible cc L. Douglas name and the rel e is stamped on the sole of all shi >re they leave the factory, whi our protection against unreasi 5 profits. L. Douglas $7.00 and $8.00 sh< 1.1.1 l . i t aDsoiuteiy tne nest snoe van the money in this country. Tti ibine quality, style, workmansl wearing qualities equal to otl ces selling at higher prices. IT the leaders in the fashion cent America. The stamped price L. 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Dow :w YORK HERALD, T] PERSHING TO HONOR BRITISH UNKNOWN Authorized to Place 3IcdaI on Soldier's Grave at Westminster. ; CEREMONY NEXT MONDAY i ; "Returns to Paris on Tuesday 1 for City's Honors, Leaving: October 20. i ' special Coble to Tits New Yo?k Herald. i ton hii Titm \'kw Yobk Hnoiin. I New York Herald Bureau. ) Paris, Oct. 12. j Gen. Pershing received to-night from Washington authority to place on tho ' grave of the British unknown soldier at Westminster the Congressional Medal ( of Honor. The ceremony will take place next Monday morning. He will leave Paris for London Sunday morning. It hug not yet been decided whether the composite battalion will bo called from Coblenr to accompany Con. Pershing to London or whether his escort will be composed entirely of British troops. The New York Herald Bureau here was informed to-night that a despatch had been received from Ambassador Harvey in London saying that all arrangements had been completed for the ceremony there Monday. This deeis-on Mill necessitate Gen. Pershing cancelling his luncheon engagement on Monday with Marshal Koch, who. however, met the situation by tendering a luncneon to Ambassador HcrricU instead, with several French and American officials present. Gen. Pershing will return to Paris on Tuesday and will receive the honors oi Mia rltv nt Parla nt thn Hotel de Ville. i as well as be the guest of the Maritime League on Wednesday, the day before he leaves here for homo. Special Cable to Tub Nrw Tots Herald. Copyright, J9I1, by Tub New York Herald. New York Herald Bnrean, 1 London, Oct. VS. I Everything now steins certain that Gen. Pershing will come to London next Monday following tho explanation and Invitation tendered by the British Foreign Office. Both official and unofficial London aro on their toes to give the American soldier a royal welcome. it practically has been decided that Great Britain will not confer the Victoria Cross on the American unknown dead. But arrangements are now progressing to strike a special medal commemorative In a special way not only ] of the gallantry of the anonymous American warrior but of the fact that the British and American unknown warriors . fought and died for the same cause. Arrangements already have been made for an Impressive service in Westminster Abbey, at 11 o'clock Monday, lasting an hour or more, when Gen. Pershing will lay the Congressional Medal of Honor on tho unknown's tomb with due solemnity. and that ceremony wllll bo combined with the placing of a permanent black marble slab, which has Just been completed, over the unknown's grave. Ambassador Harvey and members of the ] British Ministry will be present. Most British newspapers to-day devote i editorials to severe criticism of the j "stupid" red tape officialdom tba^ let the i slightest cloud rest on tho relations bo- , tween Great Britain and tho United States, and It Is certain that some ofll- 1 rials are feeling very uncomfortable under the caustic comment not only ol the newspapers but of Downing Street , Itself. The Daily News is particularly severe j on the Government, saying that some- I body In authority committed a pnrticu- ! larly tactless and stupid blunder, and I that a full and frank apology is duo the American Government and Its dlstln- j gulslied representative or> behalf of the j I British people. Tile Daily Express says: "Knowledge ] j that the Washington Government ruin- j I 1 mixes the affair will lhe. received with | I Immense relief nnd satisfaction in Great] 1 Britain." The Times<?ays the bureaucratic mud-] dling and evasion of responsfbillty by British officials aro answerable for the1 unfortunn.to Incident SLAS >2 SHOES STYLISH AND .^CHO DURABLE SHOES - aei iey (iip W. L. Douglas name ier and portrait is the best ?ey known shoe Trade e" Mark in the world. It stands for the highest ice standard of quality at me the lowest possible cost JV1 W. L Douglas shoes , * with his name and the J1* retail price stamped on Bri. the sole are worn by iest more men than any oe* other make. S? Prtslrimt 9tyJtLLaA w- ' Douglas Shoo Co.. jf 210Spark St., Brockton,Matt. rER NEW YORK: 40 Fulton Street. MO Knlrkcrbo'-kcr Avenue. 'KRSKV CITY?18 Newark Avenue. lOUOKI.Nf -ISO Wa<ililn(tuii Street. IN ION Hlt.tr- 27U lk'r(rnl|ne Ate. IRWARK-831 Broad Street, ilw Shoe* for Woman. flURSDAY, OCTOBER lj PERSHING TO BE HERE | FOR MILITARY DINNER Dawes to Speak at Affair for His Former Colleagues. Gen. Pershing will return from Francs in time to attend a public reception to foreign members of the Military Board of Allied Supply at the Waldorf-Astoria i the evening of October 28. raid Paul D. C'ravath >esterday. Brlg.-flru. Charles G. Danes, American member of thu i board. Is to make his nrst address in this city since he was appointed Dlrec- j tor of the Budget. Members of the Cabinet. Army and Navy, and Ambassadors Of the Allied Powers also w ill attend. Tho foreign members of tho board I are to arrive on board the transport j Cantlgny on October 28. They arc Gen. Charles Jean Marie Payot, Quartermas- j ter-Oeneral of the French army; Gen. , A. A. Mcflardy of the British army; . Gen. Commendatore IppoJito Parelli of j the Italian army, and Col. Adolpho Cu- 1 mont of the Belgian army. The reception 1? being arranged In j behalf of the Government by a commit- j tec of citizens. HENRY WHITE'S LOSS ! SLIGHT IN ROBBERY Despatch Case Carried From Estate and Discarded. Lenox. .Mass.. Oct. 12.?Burglars who entered -the summer homo here of Henry White, formerly Ambassador to Jtuly and France anil delegate to the Paris peace conference, last Monday night carried away and then discarded a despatch case containing private correspondence which they apparently had thought was a Jewel case. They also took some clothing and a | small amount of Jewelry belonging to I Mr. White, but obtained none of Mrs. ' White's Jewels, Mr. White said to-day. j Report., that official Government documents were included among the papers wero suid by Mr. White to be without i lliril icnaiiic-i II./HI ui.-.cussing tlic affair, lie said, at the request | of tho police, who hoped to get on the track of the men. The thieves entered the house by way of the porch roof and an open window leading into a dressing room. .It Is be* lieved they arrived in an automobile. The despatch case was found to-day on a concrete coping at the entrance to j the White estate. Although it had been broken open the papers were intact. ' About two dozen of Mr. White's neckties : were found near, but no jewelry was \ recovered. HAItDlAU AT WRITKHS' DINNER. Washington, Oct. 12.?President Har- ' ding wrs the guest to-day at a luncheon | of the Overseas Writers, an organization j < f Washington newspaper cotrespon- . dents who have served on foreign as- j slrnments ' Is No one knows ances, equipm* Many men in i enable their orj increasing ordi more swiftly, ii that shorten w< Are you Are you Be on the safe side The manufacturer! are doing much tc and year out the studying to make of your subordinat Once a year they one week's exhibit of tiieir various line compare them urn The very best avai In a few informal learn soi That has been the At least set aside o 7 Math CENTRAL 1 J J, 192L A cigarette is known the smokers it keeps 05*} ? iSSSB* r "p i?PUF>^?n\aP^ v - v FA' CIG TWENTY for O I XsIGGETT & MYERS TOBACCO Qq. 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