Times Union from Brooklyn, New York on March 7, 1926 · 1
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THREE CENTS THE WEATHER: Rain and farmer. RV. FAR THE IJLRfiFRT 1MF.T PAID riPi CIRCULATION OF ANY BROOKLYN NEWSPAPER j? BEVENTY-NINTH YEAR BROOKLYN, NEW YORK; SUNDAY", MARCH 7, 192G-FOUR SECTIONS-48 PAGES (WITH COLORED SUPPLEMENT), RMANY ASSUREll 'LUCE IN If !gotiators Meet Today in Pri vate .Conferences to Pave pay for Voting, Tomorrow. ENCH HAND WEAKENED tain Also Suffers' Setback ind Other Nations May Be ForcctLto Wait for Entry. . By HENRY WOOD iencva, March 6. Tho negotiators Locarno will meet here Sunday private conference to find Ger- ny In tho strongest positon she occupied since ma - war. Statesmen , representing most or civilized world are converging Geneva for the special League of Itions meeting Monday, which will Ict Germany to membership, ince and Great Britain are weak-' d on the eve of the International herinp. Ivfter Germany's election to tn) Irguu 'i.ydi u .scUii.-au-iii .Hi iu-.- iguc Council dispute, the 'principa Itter on tho League agenda will be liMderatlon of a plan for world- lie security. ' v 'he League secretariat will present I the Council a complete analysis of ! present state of European secur-and on the basis of this report a m to obtain as nearly complete se- iity as possible will be drafted for .:serftation at the regular September higue meeting. " Onlv Onn Solution. Sir Austen Chamberlain, British hrclgn Minister, has been weakened the British public's disapproval -of plan to add others than Germany the League Council. I League officials believe that the lly possible solution of the Coun- crisis now will be the election Germany to a permanent scat Id the postponement of the other Indldacles until September. Aristide Brland, who was thrown lim the French Premiership today an adverse vote In the Chamber Deputies, 'Will meet Chancellor liUier and Foreign Minister Btrese- lann, of Germany, Sunday m tne ellmlnary prlvaie conversations. Brlandrs position will ne greatly wakened, owing to. nis inability to leak in the name of the Govern- lent, which must succeed -him in I iris. The Germans are likely to mand certain- concessions. Briand will be unaole to promise em beyond his own tenure of-of- vo, which will end when President luinergue finds another capable of laming a government. If the Ger ;4h should demand additional con- tj ions regarding the occupation ofj lo. Itnineiana. uriana wuuiu. ue li'lesB. shMs disposed to, profit by riiiind's defeat, Germany's position ill Jte very strong as-the statesmen d own about the conference table. wiWher it will be possible to istpone the candidacies of Spain, Iolantl, China and Brazil depends non tiie extent to which Brland and IhamtKrlaiH are able to insttr the oague and Locarno spirit into the mdldates. While- it is believed that Spain, I hose election apparently is pledged, I ill be ulisposed to postpone tne sue. until September, it is 'feared Lt inland will not. The Poles ive counted heavily on Briand's ln- Iiucnce in. tneir ocnau, anu moy .ay insist 'ion immediate settlement . . tho matber. ' Unless Billand is able to remain in leneva loniB enough to exercise his Dncillatory (influence on Poland, it feared that a Bcrlous situation may InvcloD in ', connection wim ;ine louncll dispute. IT1 Seats for " tree V "Sweetheart Time'' Two tickets yor "Sweetheart Time,", now playing at the Imperial TheatreANew York wilt be given to a h'rooklyn Times subscriber whh se name is specifically mentioned as dinner in a classifiei' ad in today's Times. If you are the subscriber you are entitled to the award. Read the classified ads every day. You may l'e the lucky subscriber. A nsame will be printed and awaniy mentioned every day until furA'her notice. Use classified vds 'or results. Times classified acly are read by more people, thiy are responded to by more pxeople, and they give better results than those of any other Brooklyn newspaper. . . 7 Time Ad 16c Line 3 Time, Ad 18c YApe 1 Time Ad 20c l ine Count 6 Words to a Line Telephone TriangUtJ200 AGUE S ENVOYS GATHER How Capitate of World View, Briand's Defeat World capitals reverberated with tajik of Premier ' Briand' resignation, today and of its possible consequences. Each capital saw the event in a different aspect as fallows: Washington Officials believed funding of the French debt had been delayed indefinitely. London -Anxiety regardlhg the : effect of the resignation on the League of Nations meeting next ,week was combined with the i -certain ' knowledge , that payment ltrom France on her war debt was further off than ever before. Warsaw Poland feared Briand's .fall would compromise her chances to obtain a permanent seat on the League of Nations 'cowncll. . JBerlln Germany found nothing' to regret in. Briand's passing. His' resignation strengthened the German position and weakened that; of France and England. Geneva League of Nations officials were chiefly concerned with the probablo effect Briand's resignation would have on the specli-il meeting to convene Monday for the purpose of electing Germimy to membership. UI RENEWS FIGHT Department of Labor to Appeal Pecision Quashing Charges .of MSoral Turpitude. .Washington March 6. The Federal Government tonight renewed its attempt to exclude Vera, Countess of Cathcart, from 'the United Stales because of her admitted "moral turpitude" with the Earl of Craven on a .South African elopement fouryears ago. The Labor Department, after a consultation with Justice Department authorities, announced that tin appeal would be taken from the decision of a New York Federal Court decision granting a writ of habeas corpus ad mitting. the titled Englishwoman. The case will be taken into Fd eral Circuit Court of Appeals and the Gqvernment will ask for a re view of Judge Bonds decision over ruling Immigration authorities' exclusion order. , t Reopens the Battle. Second Assistant Secretary of Labor W. W. Husband made the announcement, ' whlch: reopens1 the "double standard of morals" battle raging for three weeks since the countess' arrival from EnglsrtTd. Husband also formally announced that Judge Bondy's decision makes it necessary in- future cases involving moral turpitude to jiidge the ad- mlssability of an alien "by the laws and standards of foreign countries. BOMB PUT IN THEATRE Film Operator Averts Disaster by Tossing It Out Window. N Minneapolis, March 6. An attempt to bomb a neighborhood, theatre here while 280 persons were watching the performance was frustrated tonight by a motion picture operator. Ie tossed the bomb out ot the building just as the burning wickj set off the explosion. ' ' - Windows in the theatre and other nearby buildings were shattered but none was Injured. This was the second attempt "to destroy the theatre within a year. Both times Frank Oliver, the operator, discovered the bombs. - . . HARD COAL NEAR. NORMAL' U. S. Bureau Reports on Output for 4 Past Four Weeks. Washington. March 6 Anthracite production for the first four weeks since the return of miners after the strike, was nearly ndrmal for this season, the U. & Bureau of Mines announced today. Figures for the week ending Feb. 27. show an estimated output - of 11,611.000 tons, compared with 1,- 'l' A C fAft fAw .nn..Dlnnltlib w.alr U U U , 1 W U i J 1 .11 'I bw. o(.w..u...o . in 1925 and 1,794.000 tons, the average .weekly output in February of last year. i . , , SHAKESPEARE THEATRE Bl'R S Stratford-on-Avon, Eng., March 6. Fire today practically destroyed the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre here. S , TO OUST COUNTESS Dynamite andThermite Cut Lane in 18-Mile Ice Gorge Franklin, Pa., March 6 - A chan nel 1,700 feet long and 150 feet wide is cut in the eighteen-mile ice gorge her today iy the combined ac tion of dynamite and ice burning chemicals. , i One charge of thermite exploded yesterday has been used by Dr. H. Barnes, McGIll University scientist. He said the full action of the chemical would not bo apparent until twenly-four hours after it was used. Today thero was a holo 226 feet long and 100 foct wd e where the BILLINGS MANSION ON HUDSON RAZED BY FIRE, 2 SAVED :J " ' - -i $2,000,000 Loss Includes Art Xollc Collection . of Dr. Partos, alued at $1,000,000. JOHN D., JR., OWNS PLACE Wife and Daughter ,bf Occu pant, III of Pneumonia, Carried Away in Ambulances. . The C. K. G. Billings mansion known as Fort Tryon Hall and now- owned by John D. Rockefeller; Jr., near 190th St. and Fort JWashing-ton ave.. Manhattan, was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. The mansion stood on the site of old Fort Xottcn. Mrs. Cornelia Partos, wife of the lessee, Nicholas S. Partos, and their daughter, Irene, six years old, both are seriously ill of pneumonia, were carried out. Tho loss was estimated at $2,000,000. '. Just across Fort Washington ave. from Fort Tryon Hall Is the studio ofiGeorge Gray Baanard, the sculp tor, in what were formerly the elaborate stables of Mr. Billings. The stables, like Fort Tryon Hall, are the property ot Mr. Rockefeller. To the south, within about 600 feet, are the Cloisters, housing an almost priceless collection of media eval art works which John D. Rockefeller bought from Mr. Barnard and gave to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Llbby Hall, erected as a school hal fa century ago or more. Art Worth $1,000,000. .. The fire did not reach any of the other buildings. Fort Tryon Hall, which during Mr. Bltlfng's occupancy contained a remarkable collection of paintings as well as valuable statuary, tapestries and antique furniture, had been' used as a similar depositary by Its new occupant, pr. Partos, who made his fortune in the manufacture of a candy medicine and in real estate 'Operations. His art collection, he said, had been gathered in the four corners Of the earth and was valued at $1,000,000. The house . itself, built In Louis XIV style by Mr. Billings, with an Interior court two stories high, a marble swimming pool and a tower which gave an unexcelled view of the Hudson, the upper bay and Long Island Sound, is said tp have cost $2,000,600. Its value in the tnarlet was estimated, however, to be less than half the building cost. The fire was due, it is believed, to a defective flue. It was discovered about 3 o'clock in the afternoon by a boy who was passing. He stood foi; a moment in the $250,000 driveway, built by. Mr. . Billings because he preferred to approach his house from the river side instead of by way of Northern ave., watching smoke curl up from the roof of the southeast wing. l' It .was at least a $1,500,000 spiral of smoke, but the boy did not realize It until its. base became tinged with orange' and a bright flame sprang up. : Then he raced to the front door and almost astonished Dr. Partos' dignified negro butler, with his breathless announcement: "Say, mister, do you know your house is on fire?" - ' t ; , 1 The Negro had Confirmed the report by stepping out and glancing at the roof and had called Dr. Partos, when Patrolmen Shuhman and Hess, of the Wadsworth ave. police station, came running up with a similar announcement. , "You'd better get your family and what things you can out," advised Shuhman, scanning the frame and stucco construction of the rambling building. "We've turned In an alarm, but that fire's got a good start and the house may go up like a tinder box." - , Pr. Partos, who was standing on the driveway with them, watching the"mountlng flames, considered the question with deliberation which amazed the policemen. . 4 "I hesitate to Jiava my wife and child moved," herald at last. "They both are suffering from pneumonia and to move them might be a more serious Bhock than the fire itself. . (Continued on Pan Fonr.) Ice had been "burned." Thermite is a combination of granulated aluminum and iron oxyde. When Ignltet, It. produces a heat .of from 3,000 to 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit. ' ; Several charges "of nitroglycerine were used today.. . Officials believe that with warmer weather and continued use of explosives, the gorge can be floated without flood danger to "either Franklin or Oil City which suffered $600,000 damage a woek ago: - i Dr. Barnes estimated it would take from $10,000 to $16,009 worth of material to float the gorge with tho next high- water.- , , 3 DWELLINGS BURNED IN ROCKAWAY SECTION Three Alarms Sounded to Protect Children's Homes. Three frame boarding houses, each of three stories, were badly damaged last night by two fires which occurred in Immediate succession In the Rockaways. Two of the buildings were located near the Boardwalk on Beach 114th at.. Far Rockaway. One of these was occupied by a family which escaped without difficulty; the. other was untenanted. Three alarms were sounded by Battalion Chief Lawrence, because of the proximity of St. Malachl's Orphans Home and the Hebrew Home for Crippled Children. The Institutions were" not endangered, however, as the wind carried the sparks away from them. A preceding fire occurred on Beach 64th St., Arevrne, in an unoccupied structure. The total damage was about $30,000. E ,S. Federal Trade Commission 1 Seeks Monopoly in $240,-000,000 Combine. Washington, March 6. The Federal Trade Commission tonight added another big merger to Its growing list of organizations under investigation as to possible monopoly features. The $240,000,000 consolidation of the Associated 611 Company and the Tidewater Oil Company Interests stirred Commission officials, and a preliminary Inquiry was started by Chief Examiner M. F. Hudson. - Hudson will ask officers of both companies for details of the re ported transactions leading up to the merger. If the answers indicate that . the Clayton Act is being violated so far as restriction of com- petition goes, the legal department of the Commission will act. "We will confine our Investigation to the features of the merger that may show a monopoly to exist which restricts competition,' 'said Hudson. "The financial dealings and the method of exchanging securities or offering them for sale do not come under, the Jurisdiction of the com mission." ' ,7 . The commission Investigators are especially interested in the announcement that the new company plans to acquire additional oil com. panies. ' , '. $1J50,000,000 Oil Firm- Asks Delaware Charter Dover,; Del., March 8. A. charter was filed here today for the Tide water ', Association Oil Company, capital $1,160,000,000. The company Is to produce, acquire.' trans port, buy and sell and otherwise deal in petroleum. Of the 11,6000,000 shares of stock 1,600,090 are of par value of $100 each. . There will be 10,000,000 shares of common stock withqutipar value. The state tax paid with filing of charter was $57,0007 REPORT STEAMER SINKING Fat ot Paitenoers and Crew of 28 Is Unknown. New Orletans, March t. Some where in the foggy haze of the Gulf waters a tew miles from Southwest Pass, two tugs, a revenue cutter and two' larger vessels are searching for the passengers -and crew of the Standard Steamship Co. steamer Tumi, reported in distress after springing a leak while en oute from New Orleans to Mexico. The fate of the passengers, and crew of 28 Is unknown here. At 4 o'clock the wireless operator aboard the Yuma said that his vessel was sinking snd that he was leaving his post - . BOY, 10, KILLED BY AUTO Leaps From Back of Car Into Path of ' Another. Thomas Daltop, 10, of 1383 Albany ave., died in the Kings County Hos pltaPlast night, a few minutes after he had been struck by an automobile owned and operated by Corvln Ware, of 170 Jefferson ave., Tenafly, N. J. . . ;' - " - V The child, according to .tho police, had been riding on the back of an unidentified automobile.- He leaped off at Albany ave. and Ave. D and was" struck by Ware's machine. t Ware rushed the boy to the Kings County Hospital. He was held on a technical- charge of homicide." EGGS HIS GOLF BALLS Hagen'i Former Caddy Practises in His Sister's Kitchen.' ? "Tonkers, March S. Valentine T. Sullivan still glows with prids over the fact that he -was at one time caddy for Walter Hagon, golf professional, and this pride resulted in his arraignment today In the 'City Court. - Sullivan's sister said he disrupted the family peace by practising a few "shots" in the kitchen, using eggs as golf balls. Judge Broderlck imposed a thirty day sentenco, but suspended execu tion on condition that Sullivan leave town. - ILI R PROBE S BEGUN Br U NOT IRE JUDGES, BUT LONGER HOURS, CROPSEYpROPOSES Extra 30 Minutes Daily Would Spare Taxpayers, He Says, Opposing Additions to Bench. OTHERS GIVE THEIR VIEWS English' System of "Masters" for Routine Work Urged by ' Robert H. Elder. If each of the present Supreme Court Justices worked half an hour, extra a day it would mean a full extra judicial day, Supreme Court Justice James C. Cropsey declared yesterday. Justice Cropsey announced himself as unqualifiedly against the recommendation of the Brooklyn Bar Association that eight additional Judges are needed In this judicial district. "I am opposed to the movement for more Judges," Justice Cropsey said. "It would do no good fo add morejudges. It wou)d simply mean additional expense to the taxpayer In Manhattan, some years ago, they created several more justices to cope with the crowded calendar, and It has not helped a bit- If anything, the calendar is more crowded in Manhattan now than ever. If .each ot the nine Justice sitting in Brooklyn this month, for instance, worked half an hour more each day, it woul mean four and a half extra hours, a full Judicial day, which would go a long way toward clearing the calendar." Would Eliminate Routines In advocating the additional justices, a great deal has been said about the court calendar being In the worst condition ever known In Kings County. Justice Cropsey disagrees with this argument, saying: "I do not think the calendar is in worse condition than It was some (Continued en Fax Feur.) , Wife Wins $600, But Forfeits '$150 Monthly Under Decree Obtained in Yucatan. Through an odd legal quirk, Mrs. Lillian Blatt, of 1411 Carroll st, has lost her alimony of $150 a month, which her husband, Dr. Meyer H. Blatt, a physician, of 72 McKibbln St., was ordered to pay when she was granted a separation by Supreme Court Justice Benedict in October, 1924. 1 Mrs Blatt last August went to Merlda, Yucatan, and obtained a divorce. This, concededly. Is Invalid In this State, as Blatt was not served with the papers and did not submit to the jurisdiction of the Yucatan court. His attorney, Edmund J. Pickup, when he learned of Mrs. Blatt's Yucatan decree, moved before Justice Callaghan to strike out the alimony provision in Mrs. Blatt's separation deiree here, and the- motion was granted. - - Pickup contended that, although Mrs. Blatt's Yucatan decree is in valid here, she -Js estopped from raising this question, since she ob talned the decree herself and, there fore. Is not in a position to attack its validity. Before relieving Dr. Blatt of fur- ther alimony payments. Justice Callaghan ruled that he must pay $600 alimony, which he withheld after learning o't his wife's Yucatan decree. ' ,w!ns phi beta kappa Julian Creighton Honored for Schol' arship at Princeton. Julian Creighton, 22-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John B.. Creighton, of Brooklyn, has won his Phi Beta Kappa key at frmceion, wnere ne will graduate in June. VAiinr Mr. Crinrhton is the onlv Avv..a - p- -- . one of 30 Brooklyn students at Princeton to reeelve this honor In scholarship: He prepared for college at Poly Prep and at the Franklin Academy, Malone, N. Y. In recent years he has been spending his summers- in travel abroad. He is planning to enter Harvard Law School in the fall. 219 OUSTED AT CORNELL 177 Men Among Those Who Fail in Mid-Year Examinations. Ithaca, March 6. Cornell Univer sity has dropped 519 students for failure to pass the mjd-year examinations, according to figures made public here. Of this number, 177 are men and the reminder women. The average, this year is consid erably below that of the past five years. ' LOSES ALIMONY IN MAZE OF LAY How They Line Up On Judge Problem Justice James C. Cropsey More Judges would do no good; if each ofMhe present Justices would work half an hour longer each day, It would mean a full Judicial day. Justice William B. Carswell The situation Is hopeless unless we get more Judges. Justice Harry E. Lewis Would secure legislation to send 75 per cent, of cases now on calendar to a ipwer court. Peter P. Smith, lawyer More judges, more work done, is my idea. Robert H. Elder, lawyer Place some of the routine judicial work in the hands of assistant Judges, or "masters." Howard P. Nash, former County Judge The state of the calendar makes It absolutely"? essential that we have more judges. Elmer. G. Sammls, lawyei- Declined to disc'uss the question. GHOST-LIKE THIEF Glides In, Holds Up Clerk, Gets Cash and Customers Fail to See Him. Last night, shortly before midnight, a quietly dressed man, middle aged and of mild expression, entered Irving Friedman's drug store at 212 Prospect Park West, and leaning over the counter showed Friedman a pistol. "Put your hands up." he whispered. There were two customers in the store looking up telephone numbers. In the rear was,the clerk, Jacob Rosenberg, of 1617 11th ave., who was compounding a prescription. But only Friedman and the bandit himself knew that there was a holdup in progress. The quietly dressed man took $150 from the cash register, while still on the customer side; of the counter, and then quietly left the store. "They wouldn't believe me at first I when I told them," Friedman said ' afterwards, indicating th cleric and customers. WARMER TODAY WITH RAIN March Living Up to "Rep" as Fickle Month. Something like spring weather is the promise held, out for today by the Weather Bureau. There is a catch in the promise, however, for rising temperature wifA, bring rain. The forecast reads: For Eastern New York and New Jersey: Rain and warmer. Sunday and Sunday night. Monday fair and colder. Approach of rain was anticipated as early as 11 o'clock last night when the chill that persisted throughout yesterday grew less Intense. ICE GORGE DRYS NIAGARA Only Two Small Streams Flowing Over American Falls. Niagara Falls, March 6 Sunday visitors to Niagara may find the American Fals dry, for ice. Jamming at Fort Day, a mile up-stream, has diverted most of the normVl flow to the Canadian Channel and thence over the Horseshoe cataract. Today there were only two small streams passing over the American Falls. Below the American Falls the largest ice mound of years has formed, reaching nearly to the top of the gorge. HURRICANESSWEEP ITALY Big Damage on West Coast From Genoa to Sioily. Rome. March 6. Violent hurricanes continued today to sweep the west coast of Italy from Genoa to Sicily. Great suffering and damage has resulted from the turbulent weather. . Hurricanes also buffeted the Interior, and at Perugia the wind was accompanied by heavy snow. RAIDS DRUG STORE Takes Wife to 'Craig's Wife,' 'Wretch,' She Cries, and Siies When after two years of estrange ment Leon Koppelman suggested to hts wife, Mrs. Sylvia Koppelman, 1744 East 15th at.; that she return to him, she consented, with certain stipulations. First of all, she said, he must win her, not with promises and other devices of husbands, but, rather with the tender attentions and courtesies he Was so capable of back in the days of you-know-when. In short, " she suggested, why not another courtship? . ' "Well," agreed . the husband, that's good here." Enthusiastically Koppelman en tered into .the second courtship. He would, he resolved, show his wife a good time. With which resolve, he procured two seats for a perfor mance of "Craig s Wife, a play highly regarsed and popular. And what a mistake that was! . - - As he sat with his wife watching the plav, Koppelman suddenly bo-' came consclous of a feeling that something was wrong somewhere, E I Four Murdered, 10 Shot, $424,- 500 Stolen, Chiefly in Brooklyn, Since January 9. ADMITS LIST STAGGERS Sees Danger in Encouraging Citizens to Resist Holdups Raps Bail System. .Police Commissioner George V. McLaughlin has figured out just one way to fight the crime wave which has marked his two months In office. His remedy, as he tersely outlined it to The Brooklyn Times yesterday, is: "&et more policemen." Only in office since Jan. 1, the new Commissioner has, nevertheless, seen a real "crime wave." He acknowledges Its existence. No petty crimes, these that greet ed the new Commissioner. The most daring of holdups, with accompanl ment of murder, gunplay, slugging and house-breaking these are some of the incidents In McLaughlin's baptism. And then, almost beneath recording with the major affairs, are the reports of pocket-pi-king, shop lifting, and other random offenses which automatically overflow onto the police blotter. Four Murdered, Ten Shot. Since January 9, the Brooklyn Times records that in the crimes chiefly affecting Brooklyn crooks have netted themselves approximately $424,500. During the collection of that fund they murdered four persons and wounded ten others, with guns or '' whatever other weapons expedited their safe get-away clubs, knives and even gas. Of this loot, $152,100 was cash. Few places escaped. Theatres, shoe-stores. Jewelry stores, delicatessens, groceries and homes were numbered among the repeated visits of the bandits. Jewelry stores, in addition to- giving up - whatever - cash . was .found in their vaults, yielded gems with a total value of $200,600. .Furriers wer next Id contributions. The total value of this merchandise was $141,000. Alcohol worth $27,000 formed the chief item tn the remaining $83,000 worth of merchandise stolen. ' - , . A staggering list and long, admits headquarters. And what Is to be done? Commissioner McLaughlin .declines to prescribe any infallible cure-all. He is certain that if there were more policemen in the city there would be less crime, and he is too shrewd a man to insist that any preventive devised by him, however satisfactory or smooth-working, could be geared to the point of efficiency to anticipate crime. "Not long ago," said the Commissioner, "a boy held up a butcher and took $500 from him. It was easy money, and he naturally wanted more of it. Unfortunately for this boy, he was caught the next time he tried it. His case is fairly illuminating. Suppose a man in a store suddenly discovers that It would be a simple thing to hold up the lone proprietor. The policeman, he knows, is on some far corner jot his beat. He commits the crime, probably his first. . There, are countless others like him. Unless there Is an ever-present danger- of gettingj caught, men will continue to steal. I Sees Crooks Encouraged " "Let a crook get a reasonable assurance that he can get away with It and he can see nothing beyond the haul. Crooks, seasoned crooks, consider capture and the penalty, but tempt a fly crook with a fair share of loot and he'll go after It Put policemen In their way that will stop them." Commissioner McLaughlin sees (lantlnord o Vs ThrM.) decidedly. Mrs. Koppelpian didn't seem to be enjoying herself. It was curious. Reason for Mrs. Koppelman's lack of enthusiasm at the show, was given .before Supreme Court Justice Callaghan yesterday, when she made application for $260 counsel fee and $60 weekly alimony, pending trial of her suit for separation. The second courtship, it - became knows than, was a dismal flop. "Craig's Wife," Mrs. - Koppelman believes, was selected by way of making her apprcrjntic her own weaknesses, if any. It pictured a selfish wife, she told Justice Callaghan, a wife whose petty tyranny led to the breaking up of her home. "My husband's purpose in taking me to that play," she added, "was evidently to show that I was entirely at fault during pur married life." Koppelman protested that he only hoped tey both would enjoy the show." He liked it anyway. Justice Callaghan ruled that Mrs. Koppelman had been too sensitive about tho picture of the stage wife, so ho denied ho application. ONLYCRIICUR IRE POLICEMEN SAYSM AUGHLIN EDITORIALS! Published by ;:. Abraham & Straus,' Inc. - Brooklyn . The Livable House Re-opens Tomorrow For spring-time is al- ways new-fashion time, and nowadays, new fashions in honie deco-. ration are as interesting, as new clothes-fashions. We hope that the suggestions in the Livable House, as to "what" the smart home will wear this spring" will be helpful to A. & S. . patrons in solving their decorating problems. , Our staff of interior decorators will be glad to adapt ideas incorporated in the Livable House, to your special needs. The New Living Room keeps its walls of Adarri green, because they are especially suitable to its Georgian type. It adds color at its windows by side-draperies of mauve linen, chintz trimmed. The same chintz, the "Prince of Wales" plume, and column pat-, tern, makes the valance, and covers a Colonial type wing chair, also; The sfa under the windows, picks up one of the colors in the chintz. A bench gold-satin covered adds a spot of brightness. The group-; ing of furniture in this" room is. particularly in- teresting, y, :- ThNew Dining Room is pleasantly reminiscent of the "American Home" , (which we furnished and ' serif td prance), as its Duncan Phyffe furniture is a-replica of the set used there. Of deep-toned mahogany, it is lightened with cushions of . striped green damask. Bright striped linert draperies edged with wool fringe, are looped from the windows with glass-hold backs. A Marge crewel - panel on one wall, repeats the colors of the linen. ,"J. The New Sun Room fairly takes one out of doors. Its walls are of imitation stone, decorated with lattice work in a bright, cool green. Its draperies are made of a most amusing brightly vfolored cotton print.. Its lacquer red furniture is most decorative, against the white walls. The New Master Bedroom .. - has lovely Venetian furniture painted in exquisite shades of yellow and green, set against walls of peach color. The color-scheme ' of this room sounds intricate, for the curtains are of glazed chintz with a soft green background, and the bedspreads are a pale rose, .but the bedroom is actually 1 a notable example of the use of many different colors together : advantageously, because they , are handled ' with a proper amount of subtlety.. The New Guest Roqm is much more informal than the master-bedroom. : Its' furniture is of maple, its ruffled -curtains of net, its draperies of gay checked material in red, yellow and blue, and its valance and spread are of yellow nor mandy trimmed with blue -rickrack. ; ' We extend to all our patroni and to everyone interested in home decorating an invitation i to viiit the Lirable Home, ia its new' spring drew. . Oar hostess will be glad to answer any questions about its furnish- A. B. Fenrth Floor, Central Vuildins. Olker A. A S. Nt FllowiSr 0

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