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1G THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE. NEW YORK, FRIDAY. MAY 23, 1919. WHY NOT j HEAT YOUR HOME BY HOT WATER, STEAM OR VAPOR? FOR 50 YEARS WE'VE ADDED TO THE COMFORT OK THOUSANDS fBy solving their heating and ventilating problems. I Estimates now made for work; to be rr'Tmed during the summer. j COver half century of knowing1 how is at your service. CCall 1492 Main and an expert will call. 1 NAME JUDGE VEEDER TO PASS ON CLAIMS FOR WRECK DAMAGES JOHN A. SCOLLAY, Inc. Heating and Ventilating Engineers 70-76 Myrtle Ave.. Brooklyn VITAL RECORDS DEATHS Adams, Lily C. Bollong. Katie Hoyce. Kvolyn H. Campbell. M C lancy, Uriilset Cross. Jeremiah J. Lew. John B. Mawnn. Khz. A Maxwell. William j' "hip .Milliliter. Clarence Nathan. William Klsesser. Margaret l'eet. Maisaret L. tleary. Kit ward A Koselldale. Margaret Oowen, Thomas J. Simpson. W. V. Harris. .Sarah .M. Skelly. Kdward J Henrv.Marsarel E. Swavze. Kmina X. Tate. Helen w . Thalheimer. H. B. Tompkins, M. Tompkins. S. L). WHherspoon.M.J T. Wright.Oornelia M. Appointed Master in B.R.T. ReceivershipAugust 1 Set as Limit for Special Hearings. Former Federal Judge Van Vechten Weder was named an special master in the IS. It. T. receivership proceed- ' ings by Judge Mayer yesterday to pass on the claims for damages ; against the B. K. T. growing out of j the Mallione st. wreck and other ac I cidents on the company's lines. Judge I Veeder will confine his attention to ; these damage claims against the I company, while Judge Lacombo will ; continue as master in the other cot-! lateral proceedings of the receiver- Hesiler. William Honan, William Home, Nora J. Hughes. Klla Hulse. Grace V. Hutchison, Mary ADAMS -On May 22. 1910. LILY C beloved wife of Francis Adams. Funeral services at her late residence, P07 Sixth ave., Brouklyn, on Saturday, May M. at 8 p.m. Interment lirnen-woiid Cemetery. Sunday morning, private. IIOLLON'C, On May 2 2. 1919, KATIK BOLLOXO. Funeral services May 24. at 2 p.m.. at Fniled Burial Company. fi7! Nostrand av. (Milwaukee and London, England, papers please copy.) KOVCK-dn Thursday, May 22, l?li. EVELYN H.. widow of Richard P. Boyce, in her 90th year. Funeral from the residence of her son, George P. Boyce, 1H3 Orchard st., Bloonitleld. N. J., on Saturday, May 24, at 8:15 p.m. Take Greenwood Lake Branch. Erie Bailroad. to Orchard st. Interment at convenience of family. CAMPBELL On Wednesday, May 51. 1D19. at her residence. 211 13th st. MA BO A RETT A A., beloved wife of , jonn H. lampoeil. r uni'rui sfivii-t- Saturday evening nt 8:30 o'clock. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, on Sunday morning. Funeral private. CLANCY On May 22. 1919. BRIDGET CLANCY, a native of Glenfarne County. Leitiim. Ireland. Funeral from Peter Farrel's Sons Parlors. 101 Third ave.. on Saturday, May 24, at 9 a.m. Solemn requiem mass at Ft. Agnes' Church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, t CltOSS On May 20. 1919, JEREMIAH J. CROSS, at his residence. 44S BTth st. Funeral Saturday morning. Slay 24. at 9:30 o'clock. Solemn re-rtuiem mass at Church of Our Lady of Ferpettwl Help, Fifth ave. and 59th St. Interment Holy Cross. i KI.PESSKi; On May 22, 1919. at her homo, 4.17 47th sr. Brooklyn. MARGARET, beloved wife of Michael Klsesser. Funeral services on Saturday at 8 p.m. Funeral -Sunday at, 9:30 a.m. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. t Judge Mayer also named August 1 as the date before -which the damage claimants must decide whether they will have their claims passed on by the special master, without a .ury. or elect to try their cases in court before a Jury. Judge Lacombe. in the report filed yesterday with Judge Slayer, disapproved the receiver's application to set aside 11,100.009 of receiver's bonds to settle the Malbono st. ditster claims. The special master ruled that under the law it was not proper for the receiver to issue certificates to settle damage claims. Because of this ruling, which subordinates the claims of the tunnel victims and their relatives to the claims of the mortgage and bondholders of the companies, Judge Samuel Sea-bury, as counsel for the claimants, opposed the issuance of any receivership certificates which would further subordinate the claims of the wreck victims and minimize their chances of recovering substantial awards. Tiffany & Co. . Fifth Avenue & 37t5 Street Pearls Diamonds Jewelry Silver Clocks Watches China Stationery 80TH DIVISION MEN SAILFROM FRANCE Thursday, GEARY S u i U! en 1 v. on May 22, EDWARD husband ui' Florence Heftron). Funeral from his late residence. 28 Adelphi st.. on Sunday, May 25. at 2 p.m. Interment St. John's Cemetery. GOWEX On Wcrlnpsdav.f Mav 21, 1919, THOMAS .1. GOWEX. Funeral from his late residence, 1U3S Halsey St., on Saturday. May 24. at 9:3n a.m.; thence to the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Aberdeen st.. near Broadway. Interment St. John's Cemetery, s HARRIS On Thursday. May 22, 1919, SARAH M.. widow of William L. Harris and daughter of the late John and Maria Demarest. Services at her late residence. 679 Macon at., en Sunday, May 23, at 3 p.m. t HENRY On Wednesday. May 21, 1919, at her residence, 276 Sackett st. MARGARET E., widow of William Henry. Funeral services at Christ Episcopal Church, Clinton St., corner of Harrison. Saturday afternoon, May ti, at 2 o'clock, t HESSLER Members of the Brook lyn Association of Master Plumbers are herewith notified of the death of their late associate member, WILLIAM HESSLER. All are requested to attend funeral from his late resi dence, 1 589 Sterling pi., Saturday, May 4, 1919. at 9:30 a.m.; thence to Bt. Matthew's R. C. Church, Utica ave. and Eastern parkway, where a mass of requiem will be offered. L. FRISSE, President Frank L. Steele, Secretary'- HOXAX On May 20, 1919, as the result of heart trouble. WILLIAM HOXAX, 23. He will be buried from his late residence. 1660 68th St., May 26. at 9:30 a.m. Solemn requiem mass will be held at the Church of Our Lady of Ouadaloupe, 73d st. and 16th ave. Binghamton papers please copy.) HORXE On Thursday. May 22, i ? i o.. ueiuveu wue ui George Home. Funeral services at lier late home. 908 E. 1 8th st, Flat-bush, on Friday, May 23, at 8 p.m. Interment in Kensico Cemeterv. t HUGHES On May 23, 1919, ELLA lnee Karrair), beloved wife of the late Norman A. Hughes, and mother of JCorman A. Hughes Jr. Funeral services at her late residence, 692 E. S7th stj Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. HULSE On May 22, 1919, at Bay Bhore, N. Y.. in the 35th year of her Kge, GRACE V. HULSE. Funeral services at the East Moriches M. 3D. Church, Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. t HUTCHISON-MARY. Lying In state at the Campbell Funeral Church B'way & 66th st. (Campbell Building.) LEW On Thursday, May 22, 1919 UOHN B., beloved husband of Mary Elisabeth and father of Raymond and John B. Lew Jr.. in his 68th year Funeral services at his lat residence in 1 1 rim pi., ounnay evening, at 8 o'clock. Interment Monday afternoon i:3U o'clock, in Evergreens Cemetery. MAROX On Thursdav, Mav " 1919. ELIZABETH AXX MASON'! widow of Albert Mason ajid daughter of the late Isaac H. Frothingham, in the 80th year of her age. Funeral services at her late residence. 47 Rem-sen st. Brooklyn, on Saturday. May 24, at 2 n m. Interment private. It is requested that no flowers be sent, t MAWER On Wednesdav. May 21, 1919. SADIE H.. beloved wife of Colin I. Mawer. aged 39 years. Services ai her late residence, 8221 Ridge boulevard, Friday, May 23, at 8 p.m. Interment Liberty, X. Y. MAXWELL On Thursdav. May 22t 1919. WILLIAM J. MAXWELL. Services at Aurora Grata Cathedra, Bedford ave. and Madison st, Sunday, at 2 p.m. t MAXWELL Chaldean Chapter, No. 265, R. A. M. Dear companion: You are requested to attend the Ma-nonlc funeral services of our late companion, Ex. WILLIAM J. MAXWELL, to be held on Sunday ufternoon nt 2 o'clock, at. tho Aurora Grata Cathedral. Bedford av, corner Madison st, Brooklyn. Madison st. entrance. Courteously yours, CHARLES A. WATSON, High Priest. Attest, , Ciaronc u. iranKiin, secretary, j DEATHS MAXWE LL Da mascus Command-pry, No. 68. K. T. Dear frater: You are requested to attend the Masonic funeral services of our late frater, Eminent Sir WILLIAM J. MAXWELL, to be held at the Aurora Grata Cathedral, Bedford av, corner Madison st. Brooklyn (entrance on Madison st), on May i'5, 1919, at 2 p.m. Full Templar uniform tfor those who have them). Courteously vours. CLAREXCE G. FRANKLIX, Commander. Attest. Edward H. Avery, Recorder, t MILLHISER CLAREXCE. Lying in state at the Campbell Funeral Church, B'way & 6th st. (Campbell Building.) f XATHAN On May 21, 1919, WIL- i.iAM. Deioved nusoand of trednca Nathan and father of Ida Blumenthal Helen Conn, Samuel and Louis Nathan, in his 68th year. Relatives and friends and members of Tuscan Lodge No. 704, F. and A. M.; Orient Chapter, R. A. M.; Crandall Chapter Xo. 103, O. E. S.; Masonic Veterans of Brooklyn, Dan Lodgo No. 9, I. P. F. S. of 1, and Brooklyn Letter Carriers Association, are respectfully invited to attend funeral from his late residence, 207 Ma con st., Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment Mount Carmel Cemetery. PEET Suddenly, on May 21. 1919, MARGARET L., widow of Stephen F. Peet. Funeral Rervlees nt hr lnf A., beloved I home 320 Monro st. nn Fririnv eve. cicu-i. niri; nine', nt 3 ftcnrfc. T ROSEXDALE Suddenly, on Wednesday. May 21, 1919, at her home, 8 Chester ave. White Plains, X. Y.. MARGARET, beloved wife of George Rosendale. Funeral services private. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers. t SIMPSON On May 23, 1919, at his home. Matawan, N. J., WILLIAM YANDERBILT, aged 77, beloved husband of Emma Fielder Simpson and father of Mary Simpson Allen. Funeral services Monday, May 26, at 2:30 p.m.. in the Matawan Presbyterian Church. Train leaves foot of Liberty st Central R. R. of N. J.. at 1:10 p.m. 23-3 SKELLY On Tuesday, May 20. 1919, EDWARD J. SKELLY, beloved son of John Skelly and Catherine Xaddy Skelly. Funeral from his late residence, 194 Park ave., on Friday, May 23. at 9:30 a.m.; thence to the Sncred Heart R. C. Church. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. SWAYZE At her residence in Richmond Hill on Thursday. May 22. 1919. EMMA N., widow of David Swayze of Brooklyn. Services Saturday. 2 p.m.. at Reeves Funeral Parlors. 313 Sumner av. Brooklyn. Interment private. TATE Suddenly, at her home, on Wednesday evening, Mav 21, 1919, HELEN WYCKOFF TATE. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services on Friday, May 23, at 3 p.m., at her late residence, 692 Marcy ave., Brooklyn. Paris Bureau Gets More Tidings of Borough Boys Eagle Bureau, 53 Rue Cambon. (Special Cable to Tho Eagle.) Taris, May 23 The Bureau has heard from the following: Lt. Herbert Foster, 1477 Bushwick Lt. Thomas Shaw, formerly of Second Cavalry, also a Beaune student; his home Is at 295 Prospect place. The following deaths of men in the service have been reported to the Bureau: Jacob Zuckerman,' 233 Penn st. ave., who was to sail for home on May 1 "ieu in action October 20; burled in 1 7 on the Antigone. i L'T?n l3r rine Corps, died of wounds, date irti- SANDSTED. Frederick Homan of 143 Qulncy st wno was still at Le Mans. j known. Frederick Conroy of Flushing, who i expects shortly to return to the TJ. S. I ""h',le fourth Division from Ger- The Eagle has previously printed i. '.... ... . . . ... !h.oth f he deaths above reported. y. ..anr . nooiay. us i umoer- , corp. Harrington died on Sentemher altftnH n. D.9,,11. n t-...iltr 10 .A.B land St., STATES D, TOMPKINS DIES AT MT. KISCO FOR NATIONAL 8-HOUR DAY Washington, May 23 A national eight-hour working day beginning January 1,-1921, was proposed In a bill introduced today by Senator Moses,. Republican, of New Hampshire. In an effort to meet mnin. Well - Known Manufacturer, 1 1',' objectin? the biu "rovide9 that Brooklyn Clubman. Mason ' e,i8:ht1hours shall constitute a working , day in any mine, ouarrv. mill. can. THALHEIMER At Cincinnati O on May 19, 1919, HENRY B., son of the late John and Mary L. Thalheimer and brother of the late William B. and Mary Elsie Thalheimer, in his 76th year. Interment In Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, (Denver papers please copy.) TOMPKINS Wednesday evening May 21, 1919, M1NTHORXE TOMPKINS, in his 83d year. Funeral services at the residence of his son, William M. Tompkins, East Williston, L. I., on Saturday, May 24, at 12:30 p.m. TOMPKINS On Thursday, May 22, 1919, at his home, Red Brooke, at Mount KIsco, N. Y., STATES D TOMPKINS. Notice of funeral later! WTTHERSPOON At her residence, corner Judge st. and Britton av, on Thursday, May 22, 1919, MARY J. DALTON, wife of the late John Wlth- erspoon. Solemn requiem mass at St. Bartholomew's Church, Elmhurst, on Saturday morning, May 24, at 10 o clock. Kindly omit flowers. WRIGHT CORNELIA MARVIN. On May 22, 1919, after a brief illness. oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver W. Marvin. Funeral services private, from her late residence, 468 Macon st I nery, workshop, factory or manufacturing establishment engaged In production of articles entering into interstate commerce. It was explained that the application of the measure would be similar that that of the Adamson law to the railroads. 12 JURORS CHOSEN IN COASTWISE CASE and Elk, Had Been III Many Months. (Special to The Eagle.) Mount Kisco. N. Y., May 23 States I De Grote Tompkins, 60 years old. of 673 Ocean ave., Brooklyn, a wealthy manufacturer, and president of the t firm of Miller, Tompkins & Co., paper I bag manufacturers at 485 Washington j st, Manhattan, died this morning j at his summer residence, Red Brooke, i North Castle, near Mount Klsco. Mr. Tompkins had been ill of heart trouble j and a complication of ailments, since j Trial Adiourneri last summer. The funeral services i ' a will be held at Red Brooke, and the interment will be at Chatham, N. Y. Mr. Tompkins was born in Chatham, X. Y., on January 14, 1869, the son of Daniel D. and Mary Albertine Tompkins. He had been a resident of the Flatbush section of Brooklyn for about eighteen years, and was well-known there In club and social life. He was a member of the Midwood Club,- the Crescent Athletic Club, a former member of the old Union League Club, a member of Montauk Lodge, No. 286, F. and A. M., and of Brooklyn Lodge Xo. 22, B. P. O. Elks. He had been an active member of St. Paul's P. K. Church, Church ave. and St. Paul's pi., for many years. Mr. Tompkins was well known in the paper bag manufacturing trade, as the head of Miller, Tompkins & Co., and was also connected with the firm of Shuttleworth, Keller Co., in the same line of business at 4 14 west Broadway, Manhattan. He had been in partnership with Francis J. McKee for twenty-five years. He was a mem-ir of the Columbia County Associa tion of New York for many years and was recently its president. Mr. Tompkins is survivea Dy nis wife, Mattie E. Benedict; a aaugnrer, Mildred, the wife of Wallace Hutcnin- son, wno nas jusi rnunira num France, where he was twice wounded in fighting the Germans, as a member of the old Seventh Regt. of New York, In the 27th Div., V. 8. A.; a son. States De Grote Tompkins Jr.; a brother. Frank M. Tompkins, of Kiagewooa, N J . and two sisters, Mrs. uarnem Boyd and Mrs. Harry Temple, both of Flatbush. 305th Train, 317th, 318th, 319th and 320th Inf. Regi ments Are Now on Ocean. Washington, May 23 Expected transport arrivals announced today Included Xansemond, Newport News. June 1 317th Inf.; Headquarters and Ord nance Detachments. 305th Train; Pos tal Detachment, 80th Division; Supply Co., Ordnance and Medical detachments, 3d Bat. Headquarters and Co. M, 318th Inf.; Cos. B and F. S3d En gineers; detachments of Batts. E and F, 316th F. A.,; three casual com panies. Finland. Boston, May 81 143d Inf. detachments 319th Inf.; 111th Mobile Ordnance Repair Shop; 116th Mobile eiennary Section and casual officers. Canandalgua, Xewip.ort News. May 31 315th Ammunition Train; Co. L, 318th Inf., and two casual officers. Grsf Waldersee, Xew York, June 2 319th Inf.; medical detachments. Sd Bat. Headquarters, Cos. I, K, L and M. 142d Inf.; 305th Engineer Train and 60 casual officers. Mobile. New York. May 29 320th Inf.. 316th M. G. B. ; 305th F. S. B. ; Hdqrs. and Veterinary Unit, 160th Brigade: 80th Military Police. Sales Commissary Unit 316, Clothing Unit 315 and 89th Casual officers, including Brig. Gen. Lloyd M. Brett, commanding 160th Inf. Brigade. Pastores, New York, May 29 Hdqrs. Det, Cos. A to D, inclusive; 339th M. G. B. Train Hdqrs.; Hdqrs. Motor and Horse Battalions and" Cos. A to G. Inclusive; 313th Ammunition Train, Hdqrs. Detachment and Cos. A and B; 313th F. S. Bn.; Hdqrs. Med. and Ord. Dcts., Cos. A and B; 337th M. G. B Detachments, Base Hospitals 64 and 86. and of 20th and 304th Engineers. Mercury, Newport News. May 31 Hdqrs.. 176th Inf. Brig.; Hdqrs. Med. and Ord Dets. ; Supply, M. G. and Hdars. Cos: Cos. A to M, 351st Inf.; two convalescent detachments and de tachment of 88th Div., Hdqrs. Gullfoyle (1st A. D.) and Mrs. Minnie Wichman (16th A. D-). Commissioner .TameH Knni. IhHok nt tha Thirri As- semhlvmnn Tiiv-lf... ami Aldprmnn I 1 'nnni utrhn m U'.ra aninnv tha men present. The organization announces ! a special Illustrated lecture on May 28 by Dr. Victor A. Roberts of the Ameri can Red Cross, who will describe war conditions in France and Belgium. The Health Insurance Bill, which is pending in the Legislature, was explained to the members of the Women's Auxiliary of the John K. Neal Republican Club, 62 Harman st, by Dr. W. B. Broader Tuesday night. Re. publican Leader Wrilliain Schnitzspan addressed the women on "Organization." A social program followed. At the conference of the Republican Woman's National Executive Committee now being held in Washington, National Chairman Will H. Havs. yesterday outlined the part to be played by women in the coming campaign auu said that women were not to play a secondary part, but be given full consideration in the party. "The women are not to be segregated or separated," said Chairman Hays, "but assimlliated and amalgamated with that full consideration due every working member, of the organization. There is to be no separate women's organization within the parly except where such an arrangement may be needed' temporarily as an effi cient instrument in the complete amai gamation which is our objective." To- nignt, Mrs. Med 111 McCorm ck. chair man of the Women's National Committee, will preside with Mr. Hays at a dinner, at which Speaker Gillctt of the House, nnd Sea tor Cummins of Iowa, president pro tempore of the senate, win speak. The women of the Seawanhaka Democratic Club of the First A. D. are very proud of the fact that the records or tne Memorial Fund show that thev did twice as much as the men In semiring the money. At Wednesday's joint meeting it was announced that sufficient money had been sub scribed If all promises are fulfilled. Two women members cooked doughnuts which were sold for the Salvation Army and a goodly sum realized. On Thursday next, the women's club will hear a lecture on "The Use of tho Telephone in War," illustrated by slides. '.JURY EXONERATES ALBERTP. COCHRANE i I The Woman Voter ARCANUM'S TRIBUTE TO ITS ARMY DEAD IN MEMORIAM BREXNAX In loving memory of MARGARET A. BRENNAX, a devoted wife and mother, who died May 23, 1914. HUSBAND AND CHILDREN. FITZGERALD In sad and loving memory of our dearly beloved mother, ELLEN DREW FITZGERALD, who departed this life May 23, 1918 SON AND DAUGHTER. t SETTLE In loving memory of Sgt. JACK L. SETTLE. Hdq. Co. 302 Ammunition Train, Horse Division, beloved husband of Katherino B. Settle (nee Colkey). who died In France three months ago today of lobar pneumonia. Oh, why was ho taken so young and so fair, When earth had so many it better could spare? Hard, hard was the blow that compelled us to part From the loved one bo near and so dear to my heart Gone from me. oh, how I miss him. Loving him dearly, his memory I'll keep. Xever till life ends will I ever forget him. Dear to my heart Is the place where he sleeps. May his soul rest In peace. His wtfo, KATHERINE B. SETTLE. 58 Killed in Action Overseas. Three Others Succumbed to Wounds. (Special to The Eagle.) Atlantic City, X. J.. May -23. Trib ute to the members of the Royal Arcanum, who died while in the military or naval, service, was paid by the delegates attending the 42nd annual convention of tho Supreme Council at the Marlborough-Blenheim here. Supreme Treasurer A. S. Robinson, stated that 68 Arcanlans died In action abroad and three later died of wounds. Twenty-one members died of disease overseas. Speaking of the losses from Influenza Mr. Robinson said that thirteen members had died during the epidemic The order has paid $24,000 to the relatives of the men who died of disease abroad and $79,000 to the relatives of the men who died from wounds and while in action. The influenza claims amount to $11,000. C. Arch Williams, Supreme Regent. Issued an appeal to tho members of the order to support the drive of the Salvation Army as a tribute to the 10,000 members who were in the service. Among the delegates who were present at the first business session were: Supreme Regent C. A. Williams. Chicago; Supreme Vice Regent L. R. Geisenberger, Lancaster, Pa.; Supreme Orator, Carleton E. Hoadley, New Haven; Supreme Secretary, Samuel N. Hoag. Boston; Supreme Treasurer, A. S. Robinson, St. Louis; Examiner of Claims, W. Holt Apgar, Trenton, N. J.; Supreme Auditor, William F. McConnell. New York City; Supreme Chaplain, S. M. Brtnson, New Bern; Supreme Guide Roswell H. Starett Brooklyn, N. Y. ; Supreme Warden, Charles H. Peters, Denver; Supreme Trustees, H. K. Lathy, Philadelphia: Charles H. Pulls, Brooklyn, X. Y.; Joseph M. Arnold, Princeton, X. J. Till Monday Challenges Expected Before Taking Testimony Starts. j.io iojsk oi selecting a Inrv i the fourteen officers and employees of the Coastwise Lumber and Supply Company, accused of rendering false ."..cuors to tne Government for lum oer shipments, will continue Monday morning before Fedemi .thh it.,..,!- o fni . -oa "umn o- i nomas or Connecticut, assigned 11 ws Postponed until then yos terday afternoon when, after anothei uay nad been used up, twelve men. uu win De weeded out Mondav, had been tentatively selected as jurors. jue vrovernment has six challenges and the defense twelve. Much of the line of defense to the charge was revealed by the hypothetical M...iiia ui unier counsel John J. i urtin. Apparently one answer to the charges will be that the items named in the indictment were settled by a board of arbitration. Questions obviously aimed at the testimony which the informer, William Simpson, may give, were asked when Mr. Curtin inquired of the jurors: j u " you beI'eve a witness who uu us was oraereo to make out incorrect bills because the bills will show that they were short?" Jurors who said thev wnnM nnA further corroboration of the statement iio acceptea, tentatively, by the defense. Others were excused. Persons in the courtroom, recalling the statement made some weeks ago by counsel for defense that the arrest was due to a business conspiracy by rival lumbermen, evinced interest when Mr. Curtin asked: "Do you know a man named Paul White who is connected with the John C. Orr Lumber Company, one of the oldest lumber firms in Brooklyn?" FOOD PRICES UP IN APRIL Washington, May 23 Retail prices for food in the United States during April were 3 per cent, less than the high mark reached last December, according to a statement today by the Bureau of Labor statistics. Prices during the month, however, showed an advance of 4 per cent over those in March. PALMER'S NAME TO SENATE Washington, May 23 Formal nominations of officiajls now serving appointments made while Congress was in adjournment transmitted to the Senate today, included that of Attorney General Palmer and a number of Federal District Attorneys. It F, VALENTINE RESIGNS. Robert F. Valentine, assistant secretary in the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, yesterday submitted his resignation in order to accept the secretaryship of the American Manufacturers Export Association. Mr. Valentine was with the chamber as assistant secretary for five months. ST. TFRFS.VS BAZAR ATTRACTIVE Final arrangements have been completed for the bazar to be held under the auspices of St. Teresa's Ladies Aid Society in the school building at Clas-son ave. and Sterling pi., tomorrow afternoon and evening. Elaborate decorations and attractive and useful articles on show at the many booths assure the promoters that the successful affair of last year, which was well attended, will be exceeded. tt Your Service Day or Night FRANK E. OAMFBHtT, "THE FUNERAL CHURCH" (Non-Srctarlan) Broadway at Htk St, MtshatUa 'PHONE OM'MBt.-S 1X0 Downtown Office, 23d st & lib at No. 15 This Coupon With Two Others of Different Numbers From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Entitles the Reader to a copy of the NEW Universities Dictionary Upon Payment of 98 Cents at Ea-gle Main Office and Branches. By Parcel Post, $1.05 The Women's Joint Legislative Conference announces that a hearing will be arranged for the B. R. T. women employees and opponents of the Transportation bill at any time desired, in spite of the fact that the first invitation was not accepted. In explanation of this failure to attend the meeting of the legislative committee on Monday afternoon is the fact that a meeting of employees was held at the same time in Brooklyn. Will H. Hays. Republican 'national chairman, says: "What we need in this country is not less politics but more attention to politics. I have no use for the individual who is too busy to take part in politics. He is riding, on another person's ticket." ... I If the Senate gets busy early the United States may be able to secure suffrage for women before France ratifies her recent vote. Unless we hurry up we will not be able to say we "load the world." The suggestion has been made that B. R. T. women conductors may receive day runs by courtesy of the men to whom the choice rightly belongs. The women themselves repudiate this and say that they do not wish to take any man's run but prefer to take their turn and get the good runs by earning thorn instead of by favor. . A woman who has recently made a tour of the Western States says of women: "The women of the West act first and talk afterward., Here is the East, they talk first and act afterward (sometimes)." Plans are forming for a Business and Professional Women's League that shall be nation-wide. State conventions will be held during June and a national convention in St. Louis In July to start the organization with a boom. This is not a trade union in any sense, but a movement to unite the business and professional women of the country for their mutual benefit Although not a political body the hope is that its power will be sufficient to insure the protection of the interests of women throughout the business world. Women speakers of prominence will tour the States explaining the aims of the Leaguo and securing memberships. So far as can be learned at present the organization Is similar in object to that of the soldier's American Legion. The Sixth A. D. Republican women are beginning to get political enthu siasm and are holding social meetings every month. The auxiliary that was first started was given up and nearly two hundred women have joined the men's club. Mrs. Gertrude Lang is one of the leaders re sponsible for this increased interest, The Priscilla Study Club, one of the first suffrage organizations in Flatbush, met at the home of the president, Mrs. Laura B. Burroughs. Tuesday night, to hear Mrs. Vance Cheney, cnairman of the Advisory Board for Social Service, speak on "Social Diseases." Mrs. Cheney has been speaking on this subject before many women's clubs, trying to get the necessary information to women who in turn are to pass it on and to form groups for the instruction and protection of the young people. Mrs. Burroughs and Mrs. Maedonald De Witt, member of the Women's Republican State Executive Committee and chairman of the Flatbush Republican Campaign Committee, were elected delegates to the Long Island Council of Women's Clubs to meet at Garden City Hotel on June 11. Mrs. Mary J. Lusher and Mrs. F. S. Van Kirk were elected alternates. The first executive meeting of the new officers of the Women's Di vision of the First A. D. Republican Club was held Wednesday night, Mrs. Mabel T. s. l-alco taking the chair for the first time since her elec tion as chairman. Special commit. tees have been formed to provide for the interior decorations of the new clubhouse, 137 Remsen st, which the club expects to occupy on June 1. Although Mrs. Katherlne Dough erty was the first woman of Brooklyn to be given a testimonial dinner by women, the coming dinner to Mrs. Evelyn C. Meagher at the Elks Club on May 28 promises to far outshine the first effort of the Ninth Demo crats. Leader Thomas F. Wogan and the men of the district are interested and a big party is already assured. The aim is to make this the biggest political dinner ever given to a woman. But tne women say: "Although we have invited the men, lt is a woman s dinner. The monthly social of the women of the Third A. D. was held Wednesday at the clubhouse. 314 Clinton sV Harry J. Carrol of the New . York Telephone Company gave an illustrated lecture on the "Soldiers of the Switchboard." Songs and musical selections were rendered by Miss Catherine Donnelly and James J. Byrne. Dancing followed. The committee comprised Miss Pat-erson, chairman; Miss Anna Cassldy, Mrs. William McGivney, Mrs. Nellie Dowd, Miss Mary Duffy, Miss Mar-pa ret Donohue and MIfs Mary Mc-Grsth. The visiting women leaders were Mrs. Mnry Wise (8th A. D. ), Mrs. Laura Mulcalre (23d A. D.), Mrs. Margaret Walters and Mrs, Bertha, E. P, MA YNARD HEADS THE HAMILTON CLUB Decides Accusation of Taking Machinery From .Nellie Bly Was Unfounded. The Grand Jury, after hearing testimony, declined to indict and dismissed the charges of grand larceny that had been made against Albert P. Cochrano of 332 E. 16th st by his sister, Mm. Elizabeth Seaman (Nellie Bly), of lot Clarkson st. Mrs. Seaman in Flatbush Police Court accused her brother Albert of appropriating machinery used In the manufacture of dental tools. Cochrane, in denying the charge, came back with a counter-accusation to the effect that his sister had mutilated a portrait of himself that hung in the E. ltiih st house. After the dismissal of tho complaint, the bail bond for $1,000 which had hound Cochrane for the action of the Grand Jury was canceled. Harry C. Cochrane, a brother, had also lodged a complaint to the effect that the accused took a quantity of silk, but that charge was also thrown out. It developed that the man ac-cused had acquired the properties alleged to be stolen in legitimate business transactions. SOLDIER RINGS UP FARES Evidently in full sympathy with the B. R. T.'s danger of losing that extra, nickel to Coney Island, and feeling that a good showing on the register would at least ease the blow, Sgt James Richards of the 22d M. G. Co., stationed at Fort Hamilton, suddenly seized the indicator cord of a car on which he was riding today and commenced violently to ring uo fares Seventeen nickels had been recorded perore Conductor Caridi was able to interfere. Pvt James Thomnsor. of the same outfit struck the conductor a heavy blow, then proceeded to fight his wav through the car and 15 other passengers. Thompson jumped from the'ear and disappeared in the swamp, followed by the crowd. Patrolman Fitzgerald of the 70th precinct arrested the fugitive, who was arraigned in the Coney Island Court before Magistrate Geismar to day. Conductor Caridi and Mrs. Emma Morton of 328 76th st, who was also struck during the melee, were the complainants. The defendant was held In $600 bail for the Grand Jury. Sgt. Richards was given a suspended sentence and ordered to make good Is Elected President and E. Carlton Cranbery Vice President for the Ensuing Year. Edwin P. Maynard, president of the lhe fares he rang up urooKij-n jrust company, was elected president of the Hamilton Club at the recent annual organization meeting. Other officers for the ensuing year cnosen were: n;. canton Uran- bery, vice president graham, secretarj, and Oliver E. Yale. treasurer. Mr. Maynard will be ten- OLD SCHOONER A WRECK dcred a dinner by tho club's members on Wednesday, May 28. On the board of governors, elected for the year, ure Alexander M. White, Oliver E. Yale, Walter S. Benedict, William T. Pool, Jackson A. Dykrnan, Harry T. Furness, G. Foster" Smith and David F. Manning. Mr. Maynard, prominent In banking circles of New York City, is executive chairman of the W. S. S-, and was active in the vurious War Charity nnd Liberty Loan campaigns. He was chairman of the trust company section of the State Commission appointed to revise the banking luws. All former members of the 13th Regf. who were in Federal pervice are requested to apply at 1320 Myrtle ave. to secure tickets for the welcome celebration to be tendered them at Trom-mers's on May 27. Rockland, Me., May 23 The old .snhrtnner William D. Hilton struck on Henry A.- In- Monroe's Island, near Owl's Head, in a fog today and went to pieces. I tie crew of four reached shore in their I boat. The vessel was bound from St with a cargo of pulp. WRIGHT FIELD RE-LEASED "Washington, May 23 The releasing of 1,100 acres of land comprising the Wilbur-Wright Field at Dayton, Ohio, has been authorized by the Wara Department. Officials said today there was no intention of abandoning the property, which will be used as a permanent storage and training depot. LOST AND FOUND. LOST Airedale TKRRIER. female. Ft Baldwin, L. I., the evening of Friday, May lfilh, and wilt probably iry to make her way to KluHhlusr, U I. Answers to nmny Girlie. 19 It Licence number on collar 1 11! 75 R. Liberal reward if found or information li-Hdlng to lindlng. A. C. tJrcgson, telephone 1 1 1 - V Flushing, or 9650 Bowling tfreen. f miiQ-tr LOST Reward; torn between Lafayette, Green and Carlton vs and Cumberland at, gold WATCH and FOB, initialed E. C. T.; gift of deceased, huslianu; owiht grieving over Inpa. Mis, TEED. 1GI Lafayette av, Rrooklyn, care Hall. Telephone Pros. 3293. LOST Thursday morning between Pierre pont and Henry to Cnion at., lady'a silver open-face rhataltno WATCH,- initials J. ,, H., with silver fnb and compass attached Mi. K. W. HARRINGTON. 387 Clinton st. DO YOU NEED MONEY We Buy $50 & $100 Liberty Bonds & Part Paid Coupon Books Cafh Paid Immediately. GARFIELD BOND CO. 26 COURT ST., ROOM 19, 9 to 6 PAYING GUESTS. FOR few weeks, board for semi-Invalid lady; Hill or Bedford sections; private bath; will pay well for comfortable accommodations; references. Write 400 C.ranti av; Tel. between 12:30 and 2:30 and ti ani S evenings. 4719-R Prospect. J ( 17-7 " C1ARFIELD PL. 248 Two 4 ubl rooms, running water, electricity; g;ntleroen or business people preferred. Telephone South ssis-w. ' LOHT Lady's UMBRELLA hook hand'e. booth. Long Inland Depot. Wednesday after- I ,havj' . - noon. ncwaru, iu. A. i.f t'ubllc School No. 1-1. - J PF.RSONAU STYMKR My wife, GRACE M. STYMER, LOHT Between FiSd at subway station. 4th av subwny, and 5jUi st and 1st av. a BAR PIN. stH with diamonds and Eapphlres. Reward If returned to E. M. NAR WOOD, 2S8 Decatur at. f "l.ORTFIexlhle dlnmond bracelet "at Hotel Khelbourne. Liberal reward. UEOKGB HEXKY, I'M Uroadwu.t , New York City, Room SMQ. Kertor ft24t or Kromore 37D2. LOST Smnll while French TOODLE; male; answers to name of Renny; liberal reward. Beturn to 602 Putnam av; COKIXK. i 23-2 LOST Small white POODLE; shortly shaved; Mutzry. Please return to Dr. GROH11L. f.27 Bedford av,. eorner Wilfou Btreet. 2" -3 LOST 3 Liberty Bonds. 2d 3d and 4th loans; most liberal reward off "red. M;ss MABEL STCART. 770 Monroe Ht. J LOST -Thursday, a '"marabou S(A r"f-tails, ostrirh trininifl; DeKalb av, near Taafe pMjeward. 3M DeKalb a $ LOST White POODLE, vicinity Lewis and Putnam av?s., 8 a.m. May 23. Liberal Reward. U2 Puman ave. LOST, small silver WATCH, open face, Initials S. M. II, ; reward; phone Ken. Tis. t LOtfT-Gold fraternity PIN; initials S. L. on back; reward, .TJ36 South. I FOU SAIii; AUTOMOBUiKS. BUTCK; 4 cylinder; lateRt type; fi passenger touring; excellent condition; many extras: Heen or demonstrated any time, 1264 Bedford av. near Fulton at. "aPPERSON, Jack Rabbit, chummy" roadster, 8 cylinder, late 1817; finest mechanical condition; 6 now tires; any demonstration; setm any time. 12S4 Bedford av. "FORI5 touring; beautiful comJltlon throughout: tires, paint, top. upholstery fine: any demonstration. 12i4 Bedford av, near ,yJLton-J Bt' "FORD Raring Roadster; extended, under- nlung frame; gaynlino tank In rear; wire wheels: very classy, fast car. 1264 Bedford av, near Fulton st. mv heel anu noaru i am longer responsible for any debts Incurred by her. ERNEST A. STY.MER, 10ti Undeihill avenue. . LAWSOX Wanted. Information regarding whereabouts of ERIC G. LAWKON. who disappeared from h!s home In Brooklyn. November, 1912. HARRY E. SHIRK. Attorney, 44 Court st. Brooklyn. S NOTrCE From this dale I will not b personally responsible tor any debts contracted bv my wife. Ida Fink. HRNRT FINK. ISOfi A,rMkIynyJ.llt "HAVING bought candy and stationery store from A. APPELBAUM. Atf Lewis ave.. 1 am not responsible for debts due to May 17 1919. H. RASTOFF. 23-3 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. GENERAL INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS OS WOKE TO BE DUNK Full OR Sl;l'l.!ES TO HE ia'HNlSllED TO 1UE CITY OF NEW YOKK. REGAL Colonial Coupe; 3 passenger; un-derslung; very classy; Ideal, all year car; windows drop; no reasonable offer refused. 1264 Bedford av, near Fulton st. SAXON SIX. Touring, 1918: special rtiuin- ment; fi wlro wheels, slip covers, bumper and mirror; excellent condition throughout; should be seen; any time. l-tJ4 Bedford av, near Fulton at. "doDC.B Se-dan; Berlin type; 7 passenger; list price, delivered, $2,190, late 1918; mechanical condltton guaranteed tike new. Seen, 1364 Bedford av, near Fulton at. STITDEBAKER, 6 cylinder. 7 passenger, touring; cord tires, shock absorbers; splendid condition t $575. Private owner, no dealers. Telephone i Flatbush 2441. 23-3 STEARNS-K N 1 OHT M7, 8-cylInder. 7 pa's" senger; excellent condition; 5 good tires; demonstration by prlvuto owner; no dealers. Phone Bedford 956. $ DODGE. 19:8. goorl condition; iSflO. fall be tween 6:30 and ft p.m., or phone Prospect 5313. Dr. A. H. SMITH, 3H3 i. an ton av. f . WILL dispose of my lat model runabout for first reasonable cash offer. South Portland Garage, 190 South Portland ave. 23-3 WESTCOTT, 1918 model, chummy roadster; $1,200; can b soon at Vol la' Garage, 111 Sterling place. FOIl HIRFv AOTOMOBTLES. A USED DODGE TOUMNG To hire; reasonable rates. Prospect 8709-w. SEVEN-PABSENGER tourlnf car; week day; $2.60 per hour; Saturday and Sunday $3 per hour. Phone Prospect 1739. 23-7 S-PASSENGER ntnams-Knight limousine for hire, by the hour, day r month. J, AN-DRIESB. Phone Flatbush 4490; 28-S HUDSON 7-nassenier touring car for hire; 2.no per hour. Owner drives. Tolcnhonc 30&7-M Mala. 2S-4V The ncr-'on or person makins n bid for an service, wtirk. luairiiiti or Mipplis f -r The City of New York, or fur any of it deuai-iaif nts, bureaus or t'flleca, shall rurulsli the s.nnj ia a sealed envelope, tudorseij with III" till' of r'" BUiililien luuterialu, wurk or cr rt fcr whi'fh the bid Ik made, with his or their innim er iiauii's uud tin- dale of nrpsfiitntlon to the 1'res'deni the lumnl or to the head of the Depurtment at lils or its office, on or before the date mid Uojr named in the flilvertlHiiiiniu for tin sums. t which time and pisce lhe bids will he publ'e'y opened by tho President or Roard or bead of saii Department, und read, and His award if tb contract made seeordiutf to law sou a there-after an prnetleitblo. Kiieh bid stiull contain tho name and place of residence of the pert-on making the sum", aod tlw namcH of all person Interested with htm there B, mid if no other person U' o interestni. ii shail itWHlU'tly state that fact; slxo that it hi maVl without anv connection with sny othr pento:i nuking a bid for tin- same pun him-, nwl U ij all respects fair mid wit limit collision or frtiud. nn I that no member of the Hourd of Aldermen, hea of a department, elilf of a bun an. d- puty thers of or clerk therein, ir other officer or employee of The City o' New York is shall be or beronie Interested, directly or indirectly, a contraerlng party, partner. MoetihoidVr. surety or otherwUa Id or in the performance of th" centred, or iu the supplies, work or huslnetm to which tt relate, or in aiiy isirtlon of the profits thereof. The bid must be verified by the onth. in writing, of the usrtT or pnrtles making the bid that the several matters stated therein are In all rcupeet true. No bill will be considered unless, as a condition precedent to tho reception or consideration oC such bid, It h" accompanied by a certified chvk upon one of the State or National hankt or trun com i anil's of The city of New York, or a eh. of such hank or trimt company lcned by a duly authorized olfleer thereof, drawn to th" order of the Comptroller, or money or corporate stack, or certitleates of indbt''dne of any nature ismied by The City of New York, which the Comptroller diall approve av of etinitl value with the security required in the advertisement to the amount ol not les than three nor more than five per centum of the amount of the bonil required. a provided in Section 4J0 of the Greater New York Chirfa-r. Ail hi ill for supplies must be submitted ia duplicate. The certified cheek or money lmnll not e Inclosed to the envelope containing the bid. out hould he either Inclosed In a separate envelop addressed to the heml of the Deirtment. President or Board, or submitted perronally upon, th presentation of the bid. For particular 8m to the quantity or quality of the supplies, or the nature nnd extent of th work, reference nun be made to th unectnVa-tlons, schedules, pinna, ere., on file In in said office of the President. Ttnard or Department. No bid shall be accepted from or eontraet awarded to any person who Is In arrears to Thi City of New ork upon debt or contract, or wha la a defaulter, as surety ftbnvls. uo aV obligation to the City. The contracts must he bid for separately. The right Is reserved In each case to reject all bid If It 1s deemed to be for tho Interest of th Citv so to flo. Bidders will write out the amount of thflr bids In addition to Inserting the snme in fignrea. Bidders are requested to make their bids upd the blank form prepared sort furnished by ths City, a copy of which, with the proper envelop In which to Inclose the hid, together with copy of the contract, Including the specifications, In the form approved by ths Corporation Conosel, can be obtained upon application therefor at th office of the lepartient. for which the work ii to he done or the supplies are to be furnished. Plan and drawing! of com t ruction work mav U. Jeea thert

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