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BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE, NEW YORK, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1937 Jersey Labor Plead for Shorter Hours for Nurses OFFICIAL BALLOT 1937 EAGLE-RKO PERSONALITY POLL Kindly enter this ballot as five votes for: Name of Contestant (Clip this ballot and mail it to Personality Poll Editor, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brookyn, N. Strip Act Barred in Boro Court; No Burlesque House, Says Judge Lied on Stand In Past Trials, Says Beitcher Racket Witness Admits Minimis but Swears He Is Truthful Now Louis Beitcher, the State's No. 1 witness in the restaurant shakedown trial, was subjected to a blistering attack by defense counsel today as he resumed the stand before Supreme Court Justice Philip J. McCook in Manhattan. Beitcher, ex-convict and confessed collector for the Dutch Schultz mob, was pounded hard on the credibility of the story he told yesterday, in which he attempted to tie up seven of the defendants with two of the slain Schultz's head men in the racket, Sam Krantz, a fugitive, and the rubbed-out Jules Martin.

Joseph Sterling, counsel for Phil cannot put on a strip-tease act In Chamber Demands Reduction in Tax Penalty for Realty Repeal of Water Rate Rise Also Sought by Delegate of Boro Organization The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Joined with representatives of other taxpayers' organizations of the city In a demand for "direct action" to force the city administration to reduce at once the emergency 10 percent penalty on real estate and to repeal the emergency 50 percent increase in water rates at a meeting in the Hotel Commodore, Manhattan, last night. Henry R. Dalrymple represented the local group. It was voted to stage a monster mass meeting early in March and to attempt to obtain at least 25,000 signatures to petitions to be presented to the administration. These actions were determined because of the action of the city in restoring pay cuts to the pre-depression figures.

Indorse Home Rule Bill The Rapp municipal home rule bill, now before the Legislature, which would give all municipalities the right to fix salaries and wages of all employes except teachers, was indorsed. The Citizens Budget Commission called the meeting, which was attended by 300 persons. Harold Riegelman, counsel for the commission, criticized the Legislature for its speedy passage of the pay restoration bills. He said the 140,000 city employes, strongly organized, were aligned against the city's unorganized taxpayers and therefore unrecognized by administration and State officials. Mr.

Riegelman added that in four Eagle Staff Photo Led by Miss Claire Rex, business manager of the Association of Hospital and Medical Professionals, an A. F. of L. affiliate, nurses, shown in group above, appeared at the Board of Estimate hearing in City Hall today to ask for a continuous eight-hour day. Nurse Bill Slirs! court." The defendant was Charles Smith of 143 Pacific who was brought into court for trial on charges of receiving stolen goods.

Miss Wena Clarke, 25, a domestic living at the Pacific St. address, admitted in court that she had stole $541 of clothing from the home of Mrs. Henrietta Babblsh of 320 Shore Road. She was remanded to Raymond St. Jail for sentence.

Smith is charged with getting some of the stolen clothing from Miss Clarke. missioner David u. Fish at Hudson Falls, N. to stand trial on an income tax evasion charge. He was out on $25,000 bail on that charge, police said.

Confessed Burglar Gets 15 Yrs. to Life Having pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted burglary in the third degree, Walter Williams, 47, of 10 Monroe St was sentenced today by County Judge Frank'in Taylor to from 15 years to life In Sing Sing as an habitual criminal. On Nov. 7 Williams was surprised by police while i'. --2 plumbing and electrical flr.tures v.

at $200 from the interior of a vacant build ing at 156 Herkimer St. He pleaded guilty on Dec. 14. Here is his record: 1920 Washington, D. for burglary and lobbery; sentenced to reformatory at Lawton, Va.

1921 Washington, D. robbery; sentenced to two years in, Leavenworth Penitentiary. 1927 Denve, grand larceny; to Canon City Prison. Escaped and was recaptured. 1932 Durham, N.

burglary; eight months in road gang. ip Grossel, secretary of the Metro politan Restaurant and Cafeteria Association, and also counsel for the Metropolitan organization, cited Beitcher's previous convictions and wrung from him an admission that he would tell any story to save his skin. Admits False Testimony Sterling specifically referred to his petty larceny convictions In 1912 and 1914, and his disorderly conduct conviction in 1931 for operating a disorderly house In Easton, Pa. Booming his questions at the witness, the defense attorney asked him why he did not tell the truth when nabbed on those charges. "Well, I was trying to get out," Beitcher said.

"You don't hesitate to testify in an effort to get out, do you?" Sterling shot at him. "Yes, I hesitated," the witness replied. "Did you hesitate this time?" Sterling pressed, referring to his testimony yesterday. "No." "What do you mean?" Told Truth This Time "I did not hesitate. I told the truth this time." "Why did you decide to tell the truth this time?" "I wanted to go straight." "You expect to get some consid eration as a result of the story you v.

Political Battle Continued from rage 1 and was in a position to relay his proposals. Levy came pwith a proposal of his own. He suggested that ambulance drivers be Included in the eight-hour-day schedule. They now work 84 hours a week. Borough President Ingersoll of Brooklyn came to the defense of the Mayor's plan to amend the bill.

He said: "The Mayor's suggestion of the 48-hour week would give the Department of Hospitals the necessary time to make the adjustments possible." Miss Claire Rex, business manager of the Association of Hospital and Medical Professionals, an A. F. of L. affiliate, and Miss Margaret Schau. also representing the nurses, told the board members that the Mayor at previous meetings had consented to the eight-hour continuous day.

Brunner Recalls Survey Aldermanic President Bruner commented that the Mayor was merely one of a committee selected to investigate the situation. "Don't forget, Miss Rex. that Controller Frank Taylor and myself were also on that committee to in vestigate the proposition and make our reports to the Municipal Assembly," Brunner said. Miss Rex Indicated that the continuous eight-hour-day would require the services of 500 additional nurses in the hospital system. She asked for 250 more than that number to improve the efficiency and service of the proposed number to be added.

She estimated that the 750 additions to the nursing staffs would cost the city about $900,000 a year. At today's hearing were the five borough presidents, Controller Taylor and G. L. Molloy, legal aide to the Mayor. Following debate on the bill the members went into executive session.

deeming it wise not to bring it to the at this time. However, delay also works to the favor of those who are interested in compromising the issue, and they arc now putting forth the two-Justices id -a. Would Split 65 The way it would work would be that the President could appoint, as soon as the bill became a law, two new Justices bringing the court 1 rjt 'j fuo irjc Columbia Boys Plan to Rouge Continued from Page 1 objet of the soiety Is masuline altruism. He doesn't think a girl who goes to a lot of trouble to keep her lips smooth should have to kiss a fellow with happed lips. But There's Limit And James Coit, executive member, is another campus boy with the same Idea.

"Girls will soon demand that their dates use lipstick," said Coit. "Why should they kiss sun-baked lips in Summer and chapped lips in Winter. We will offer them soft lips all the year around." Whoops! -Ed.) Maggipinto insists there Is nothing la-di-da about his cosmetic campaign. "We definitely discourage all fancy grooming for men, such as hair waving, eyebrow plucking and fingernail painting." he said. Perfumes Are O.

K. Shyly, Maggipinto onfessed that he uses a neutral pomade lipstik in the Winter it's important for a fellow with a lot of dates. He doesn't go in for perfume, but doesn't mind other men do, as long as it is a masuline odor. "Oh, something woodsey," he explained pontifially to the guileless inquirer, who didn't know" about masuline perfumes. "You know, gardenia or lilac, they're feminine perfumes." he went on, "but masculine have the woodsey odors, like pine or balsam." It's AH Very Serious i Maggipinto, a pre-law student and i graduate of Alexander Hamilton Higa.

School, Insisted the cosmetic campaign was not just a Joke, but i should be taken seriously. "This might have started out in fun," he said, "but there's a serious idea behind it. Few men do take care of themselves in a serious way and it's high time we did." Maggipinto said he intended to rnrrv th ramnalim intrt RnrnarH the sister college, and urge the girls to go on strike against men who won't groom properly. The Men's Makeup Society plans to agitate also for a course in personal hygiene, the founder said, and MrDonough added: "The society's aim is toward better grooming, not to create a foppish student body. The fop is anathema to he-men, and we intend to remain he-men." Senate Pushes Sumner's Bill Continued from Paje 1 strongest editorial backers in the South.

Having nsurh bitter opposition occur in the Senate and generally Virnn fVifMlf Hm rnimtni thn wrs ni me lower Dranrn ot Con gress are now hesitating to out their collective chin too soon. Told of the judiciary committee action. Speaker Banlfhead smoothed over the obvious purpose by saying: "I nview of the situation in the House with numerous appropriation bills due to come up. I should think Raps Threat Of Bloodshed' Hoffman's Ban on Sit- Domii Called 'Brazen Promise' of Violence Trenton, Jf. Feb.

15 Labor Organizations directed a sharp counterattack at Gov. Harold G. Hoffman today for his expressed determination to protect property from "sit-down" strikes or other tactics he called unlawful to promote industrial unionization. "It is a brazen promise of bloodshed," said the North Jersey Council for Industrial Organization. "What agency of the State Government will carry out the threat of bloodshed?" the committee for labor's rights In New Jersey asked.

Governor Hoffman's statement was inspired by the North Jersey Council for Industrial Organization's projected drive to gain supporters for the John L. Lewis Industrial Union Group. He criticLsd the Michigan automobile "sit-down" strikes, warned that "such conduct will not be tolerated or permitted by the people of this state," and asserted "the avoidance of the possibility of bloodshed Is, of course, desirable but not at the expense of surrender to, or compromise with, or toleration of those guilty of such criminal acts." Vincent J. lurphy, secretary-treasurer of the New Jersey Stat Federation of Labor, speaking for himself and not to the federation, called the Governor's statement "deplorable, and said: "We in New Jersey have always struggled to organize workers, and we a not going to Icj ourselves be divided by an Issue of this kind." The reply to Governor Hoffman from the North Jersey Council for Industrial Organization declared that: "Governor Hoffman, standing guard over New Jersey's reputation as a haven for runaway sweatshops from New York and Pennsylvania, has not merely challenged our or-gpnization. He has sought to threaten us and all labor." Pontiff Again Walks AgainstDoctor'sWish Vatican City, Feb.

16 OP) Pope Pius took two more faltering steps today, bolstering his conviction he may regain full use of his legs. The Pontiff leaned heavily on the arm of a secretary during his brief effort. Dr. Aminta Milanl, the Holy Father's physician, who had strongly opposed the increased exertion, Indicated he did not believe the Pope ever would walk normally again. Dr.

Milanl ordered the electrical treatment which has been effective In restoring circulation In the Pope's legs continued. Mail Pouch Stolen From Armored Car Boston, Feb. 16 (U.R A locked mail pouch containing approximately $10,000 worth of registered mall was stolen from a semi-arrnored mail truck between the Arlington Branch Postofflce and the North Postal Station Friday night, postal inspectors disclosed today. OCEAN STEAMSHIPS EUROPE ROUND TRIP-S170 Arnold Bonuuin Lin 1238 Rd Sur Una Ow-ClMi-Bon-of -Ship Ttmiit CkutliTop 17 Battery PL TeL DI-4-8686 SCHOOLS and COLLEGES Business Secretarial Drake's Everywhere ANNOUNCEMENTS Fersonoli EIQ cab prices Ir.r 3. men's lupri mer.

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MAin 4-6000 if 1 I I Undressing in the name of justice will not be permitted in Brooklyn County Court. "This is no burlesque house," said County Judge Algeron I. Nova today to a unidentified man in the courtroom who Jumped up and shouted that a suit and overcoat being worn by a defendant had ben stolen from him. "We may Impound the Chesterfield, but we cannot impound the suit, trie Judge continued, "for we told yesterday and today, don't you?" "Not that I know." "What do you expect?" "I don't know what I expect." Denies Dewey Aided Him Beitcher denied that Special Rackets Prosecutor Dewey had coached him or helped prepare his testimony. The witness also said he had not read the indictment.

Sterling sarcastically commented on Beitcher's "remarkable memory" on dates and amounts of extortion money collected from restaurant and cafeteria owners. Ex-Schultz Mobster Is Arrested Again As he stood outside a Manhattan tavern early today waiting for a pal, police took into custody Frank Ahearn, 37, of 1209 Southern Boulevard, the Bronx, once a henchman of the Jate Dutch Schultz. He was arrested for consorting with known criminals. Also arrested with him was Marty Powell, 38, a dork worker, of 435 W. 259th Manhattan.

Police said Ahearn was standing outside Mickey Walker's Tavern, 49th St. and 8th at 3 a.m. When Powell joined him, the two were nabbed. Ahearn has a lengthy police record and was last arrested early in February', 1936, when he surrendered to U. S.

Com own importation! Irish linen dish towels 4 for s1 Highly absorbent one oi the finest dish towel values we've seen yetl Size 18x32 with green, blue, gold and red borders. ORDERS FILLED. LOESER'S Child Bride Wed 111 Ancient 7-Day Ceremony of Cult Men and Women Pray and Chant Afler Girl's Tresses Are Cut Short The talk In Williamsburg today was of the child bride, Esther Dershowitz, 15, of 173 Hewes a student at Girls Commercial High School. On Tuesday last, the talk revealed, she and Jacob Schorr of 163 Hewes who is 20 and a former rabbinical student, took out a marriage license in Greensboro, N. and were married in High Point, a few mile3 away.

Then back to the Bronx and Brooklyn they came and an elaborate ceremony followed which ended only today. Esther and Jacob, returning from North Carolina, went first to the home of a Rabbi Levine at 1302 Washington the Bronx. There the girl's hair was cut short and her head covered with a shawl. Nightly uicicuiier, ior a perioa oi seven days, relatives and friends of bride and groom met in the Dershowitz home, the men gathering at a long table to pray and chant, the women assembling in a separate side room. New Cabalistic Cult Only at the conclusion of the seven-day period was the marriage declared "complete." All this was described as the ceremonial requirements of a new Caba listic cult, with a membership in Brooklyn of about 100, based on the Talmulic injunction to do all things "as they were handed down to our ancestors." Among the ways of life enjoined upon believers are the fol lowing: No shaving of beards.

Men must wear dark clothes, preferably black hats and long black coats. Bare arms must not be displayed. Boys and girls should marry at an early age. Practiced by Orthodox An examination of these and other so-called cult customs revealed, however, that most of them are and have been practiced by the extremely orthodox members of the Jewish faith, although the tendency of the great majority of Jews has been to drop such customs. Early marriaste has become merely a social desideratum a good thing to keep a girl from becoming an old maid.

The weddine was witnessed and Gungirl Held Missing Niece Continued from Page 1 six other persons in the corridor who came witlv Norma's aunt, all claiming varying degrees of relationship. Norma had formerly lived at 315 E. 26th Manhattan, with her father, Angclo, and her grandmother, Annie Gutowsky, the court was informed. At the time of her "disappearance," as related by the Dantonio woman, every one in the family searched for her. The Miss ing Persons Bureau was also noti fied, she said.

A tense courtroom heard the woman sketch a tearful word picture of the family's search for their "little girl," who, police records show, has been brought up on prostitution charges time and again. Held Without Bail "Good God, no, she's not guilty," the aunt screamed when questional by reporters. "All we want is to have her back with us." After this touching plea, Nellie, who is officially Norma Parker, 25, of 251 W. 103d Manhattan, pleaded not guilty to charges of felonious assault and was held without bail for a hearing sometime this week. According to police she had jumped bail of while awaiting grand jurv action on the same charge.

She had been arraigned in Manhattan Felony Court Nov. 14. last, accu.sed of stabbing Julia Tuohy, a boarder living wlt'i her. Week's Auto Crashes Pass Mark for 1936 Automobile accidents Increased 87.4 percent in New York City last week over the corresponding week in 1936, -st Deputy Polite Commissioner Fowler announced last night. Thirteen persons were killed and 495 injured in 427 during the week as compared with three deaths and 27fi hurt in 228 accidtiits a year ago.

for the weekend showed one death and 167 injured In 120 accidents as compared with three deaths and 89 Injured in 79 accidents In 193ti. kWti iw I S' 1 nJsT verified value 8.98 jji up to 11 and making the split six i reported bv Mvron Weberman, him-to five in favor of the New Deal. self 15 and the son of Beniamin If one justice or two justices re- i Weberman, an attorney, of 587 Bed-tired, he could not fill their places ford Ave. years 8,680 employes have been added to the city payrolls, and these workers would benefit by the legislation. PERSinn inniB CBRBtUl CREV HBflCUl Raccoon SILVER milSHRRT KIDSKin at 7otmettf $165 to $275 crev PERSinn inniB BLOCK PERSinn LRIT1B BIRCH CHRHEUl BLRCK CRRRCUL and SIIUER FOR HUDSOn SERL I dyad Muiktotl RRCIOOn COBTS LEDPRRD CRT COATS RRT.

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"It has the flu," said the speaker. "It certainly has," added Representative John J. O'Connor, chair- man of the Rules Committee, which has charne of the bill. i Thp Administration ordered delay sencnily in Congress on the court bill after public opinion aeaiii'. botanic so strong, the Pn.sicnl Size 63x80.

The importer had these sets on hand and closed them out to us at an extremely low cost that's the reason for a price like 6.49 on these beautiful sets. Their fine oyster linen, meticulous hand embroidery and hand hemstitched borders will grace your most important dinner tables. We can't help repeating 8 napkins included! but if three quit, he could appoint one, thus bringing the court back to nine. A similar procedure was followed during the administration of Johnson. Washington Feb.

16 OF) In the Senate. 29 members have declared publicly for Mr. Roosevelt's court retorm program, with an equal number opposed. The other 38 are not committed. After Senator Glass Va.

yesterday called Attorney General Cummings' arguments for the program evasive, Senator Minton Ind.) said the 1936 election gave the President and Congress a mandate to go ahead. Says Five Hold Veto "Under our system of government," Minton said in a radio speech, "as it now operates, five men on the Supreme Court have an absolute veto power over the legislative policy of the people's elected representatives. "Five men on that court exercise more power than 435 Congressmen, 9ti Senators and the President, and that in a field where they have no restraint except that imposed by their own consciences. "If you were given an opportunity to do so would you put all the power the Government in the hands of five men? Would you do It where ou had nothing to do with the selection of any of the men? Would ''Hi do where you have no pwer to remove them?" Family by Court A application for a license by their son, Isidore, it l.o was refused on the same she dd. Minkels claimed that the tiiii.iv come from the three it .1 niiiy about.

$25 a week, she was granted a would have to apply for Morgan opixised the on the ground that tii. must be done to limit jhe uv fa iiiu number of ))iishcarts in D' piac area." He ti'i 'lie pu-lnarls obstruct trafTlc. rr'! rue menace by blocking ui.d litter the su'ect Push Cart Licenses Limited linen cotton towels part part dish 10 for $1 tufted chenille bath mats jj special jj s1 each 1 Luxuriously deep pile size 19x34. Green and white, gold and white, coral and white, red and white, black and white, orchid and white. LINENS THIRD FLOOR To One in jiff iy nag me ngnt to litim a family to one pushcart operator's' license when the various of the family are living towthiT.

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