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THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE. NEW YORK. THURSDAY. 3IAY 22, 1021. IIUICCT $15,000 111 VljiJl h i Brooklyn E reliant I nrontp 11 am P nrimhle rrofli. Two wid' modern tx-family bulldi. on Park Plao near both mbwiyi. Financial statement: Trpe n l utinual ren t M.M i Approximate expenio.... 6.9A6 KM (mated nft Income on tlft.nnn investment. . . . VS.M4 flprr-nfattr will rail nt ymr rosintffnre trith full H'tQit f ti olhrr inrtmrnt opporiunitui. Writ, mil nr telephone 1o4ly, CHARLES F ARl RIDGE WFI. ESTATK ro.. ixr. 700 FRANKLIN AVENUE We mrfi brokers rfrlufj-ty, not ejecule'.ors. The New Plays By ARTHTR POLLOCK. Two of a Kind. A pprspiilng and rueful reviewor and a faint nnd hesitant rvue made their joint dliila at the Century Itoof last night without causing excitement. Occasionally actors ai-e reproached in Ihr. critical columns of the newspapers for accepting parts in worthless plays. Hey wood Broun, who has probably done such reproaching, has. In making his debut as a bad actor, laid himself open to that very criticism. And the producers of "Round the Town," critical gentlemen themselves on occasion, may be reproached for en-Kaelnu Mr. Broun. "Round the Town" and Hi-ywood Broun th? actor are two of a kind. "The Chauve-Souris" and "The Chariot Jl.vue" have much to answer for. They have inspired imitators. Among these are Herman J. Mankiewicz and S. Jay Kaufman, newspapermen, who see no reason why this country of ours should not manifest Its IntelllRence by bavin? a "Chauve-Souris" or a "Chariot Revue" of Its own. "Round the Town" is thi abortive result. There were po Indh-t.Jon al the Century last Vening lhfct this new producing firm knows anything about producing faviips. They staged it themselves, tflcept for the dances, and it appears that their theory of revue production is that an entertainment of the sort should go from bad to worse. Perhaps it is not nuite fair to say that, since they put Heywood Broun in the early part of the bill. It Is a collection of sketches and songs by such authors as Mr. Mankiewicz and Mr. Kaufman. Dorothy Parker. George s. Knufman. Marc Connelly. Ned W'ever, Walter Donald son, Oscar Hammerstein 2d, and so forth and so on. They are performed by a mediocre assortment of players, headed by Harry Fox. Julius Tannen. Janet Velie nnd Gloria Foy. George Kaufman's chief contribution was a travesty on "Beggar on Horseback." the only thing or. the bill worth listening to. No; Julius Tannen supplied a few good Jokes In his chatter. The mediocre cast Includes a chorus of fat girls, who dance clumsily, now and then giving a pitiful imitation of the Tiller girls. There are 23 scenes, ranging from dull to unendurable. Between the acts an orchestra plays for those who are not too dejected to dance. Mr. Broun"s contribution was entitled "it Seems to Me." Broun and Peggy Hopkins have two things in common: they are featured players in revues for the solo reason that they have got themselves talked about by thousands of people, and neither has the slightest talent for the theatpr. In the theater they trade on their names,' the only difference belli: that one name Is a bad name and the othpr a good one. Miss Hopkins has the advantago of being a good-looker. Mr. Broun's appearance was greeted by cheers. He rewarded therheer-ers by delivering a collection of funny remarks he had strung together beforehand, most of them remarks already made by lilm in print. He said In person what he has said in the papers about censorship; he recounted once more his meeting with Marie Tempest at a dinner the day after he had roasted a performance of hers: he told again what John Barrymore had said the time a man laughed as the actor died in "Redemption," a hoary old anecdote; he mentioned Kelcey Allen: he rehashed the Geoffrey Stein incident: and he made faces at the spotlight. Broun rends much better than he acts. This sharp critic Is. as an actor. just a tiresome after-dinner speaker trying to be funny though he knows better, trying to remember nis next joke as. sheepishly, he waits for his audience to stop laugmng at tne Inst, meanwhile modestly pretending the last was Just something he had tossed off extemporaneously. Broun is not as spontaneous as a bird. He works hard. He even tries clumsily to be eloquent, raising his voice to drive a point home, blustering, In other words, like a spellbinder with an inferiority complex. Of course, he doesn't mean any harm. As an actor he shows no promise at all. Go West, young man. JOLLY SIX AFFAIR. Members of the Jolly Six Social Club last night held their opening nffair at their clubrooms, 2953 W. 28th St.. Coney Island. The entertainment committee consisted of Harry Cohen, chairman; Irving Black, Jack I,ipman, Irving Schaap. Irving Cohen, Joe Wicks and Al Chasm. The organization has been recent ly organized by all-year-round resi dents or the ctty'a summer resort, J, ee Dodge-Brothers Four Passenger Coupe Is Davey Hirshfleld a Nice Feller And Great Investigator? Davey Says "Yes, "but That Charlie Craig-Oh,My! "Judge for yourself if 1 am that terribly bad man some of the enemies of Mayor Hylan try to make you think I am." Thus Commissioner of Accounts David Hirshfleld last night launched Into praises for the Commissioner of Accounts and bitter denunciation of Controller Craig. The oratory was delivered at Flat-bush, where the Commissioner spoke to members of the Men's Club of Temple Beth Emeth, Marlborough rd. and Church ave. Hi appearance was to answer the speech made by Craig at the Ga' field Place Temple. 1 . Bitterness at a subpenaless existence marked the address. He called Craig "Ku-Klux Charlie." saying "he attempted, among my own people, 1o blacken my official character and to speak disparagingly of my official work. "Craig is more to be pitied than scorned." was the attitude voiced by the Commissioner. really believe he is not mentally balanced. He Is a paranoiac. In other wordh, as the City Chamberlain said. 'Some people think that C C stands for Charles Craig it stands for Crazy Charlie', and from the things that he has been doing there is no doubt In my mind that he is crazy. I have said it time and time again." Hirshfleld painted a picture of his intensive graft hunt among the city departments, saying: "I realize it is not the fortunate lot of my own people to be called to high office, particularly to such an important an office in the city administration as the Commissioner of Accounts.' The Commissioner styled himself "General Manager of the City of New York," with "all city departments subject to my visitation and supervision." "The troubio is I tried to do it honestly," he declared, speaking of his policies, "and have Interfered with the dishonest schemes of others. I could have had it very easy. I could be the nicest and best man In the City of New York ail t would have to do would be to lie down on my job and let everybody do as they please." he said, eulogizing his self-organized crusades against alleged department corruption. Davey Says He's "DllTeretH." "That's all my predecessors did In the office, but I am not made of that kind of stuff I am different." He charged that engineers and contractors were in collusion with city inspectors, and instead of laying the required six inches of concrete on streets they put down three. This, he stated, made enemies for him, because be had his Inspectors check up the work. He spoke of his investigations among the waterway companies, and speaking of the 42d st. ferry said that corporation was paying $19,000 yearly rental when it should be paying $90,000. He claimed responsibility for raising the city's revenue from $18,000 yearly to about triple that sum from the Fort Lee ferry. Mentioning blasted efforts to examine- Controller Craig's books, he accused the latter of being "politically ambitious and thinks he ought to be the next Mayor of New York." The speaker called himself the "one man who stands between him (Craig) and the New York City treasury." Speaking of the Controller's office, he said "it isn't that I don't trust him, but when your bookkeeper doesn't take a vacation you have cause to suspect something wrong and give him a forced ' vacation." Hirshfleld then criticized the re A I. Altaian Ma For Friday and Saturday A Phemioinnienalvalue Sale of Mem' at the extraordinarily low price of This special assortment comprises Pajamas made of standard-quality cotton materials (as for regular stock), in an extensive variety of stripes and plain colors, as well as all-white effects. Orders received by mail or. telephone can be filled to the complete satisfaction of the purchaser. (First Floor; Madison Avenue section) iHatitscm avenue jflftlj Stontue, ilfto gork tfjirtpsfourrt) &ttttt Ifiirrfiftf) Street cent decision by Justice Krlanger In the Craig-Hlrshfleld controversy. "It was left to a Jewish judge In the Supreme Court of New York County to make a fool of himself." he declared, citing the derision which the lalter handed down in the Appellate Dtvi--ioi. "Justice Krlanger decides that he (Craig) is right, and that I must be examined as to my intentions. If Judges were to be examined as to their motives can you imagine any case ever being tried? "I have never expressed my contempt for any court or judge, I may feel it. but I won't express it." "Qin You Imagine?' Asks Davey. The atiac'rf reverted to Craig. "Can you Imagine the pettiness of a small mind, the cussedness of a character such a small little fly as to hold up a poor city employee's money?' he asked. "Do you mean to tell me that a sound and sane mind would do a thing o that kind? Of course not! "That rule doesn't hoid good for Craig's office." He referred as "Craig's Man Friday" to Charles F. Kerrigan. Speaker Marhold was mentioned by Hirshfleld as being the head of a large dairy corporation, the products of which were placed under on embargo which was lifted the same day. "Powerful Interests" were Hirshfleld's words In describing his Rev. W. H. Day Feature Speaker at Conference; Women Elect Officers That the little old cabin of the Southern negro will soon be a thing of the past was declared lasr night by the Rev. Dr. William Horace Day, president of the American Missionary Association, who spoke at the dinner in Christ Church, Wood-haven, before the delegates to the New York Congregational Conference, Inc., which has been holding sessions in Union Congregational Church of Richmond Hill. The speaker said that the old-time cabin with its dirt floor and one room is being replaced with modern houses containinng many rooms and ordinary improvements. "These well-kept farms show that a transformation of the social, economic and intellectual life is taking place in the South among the colored people." said Dr. Day. The speaker closed his remarks by saying that the racial question in America will be solved, because the colored people with their religious zeal will lift Christ up and the white people in America will lift Him up. Women Have Iiin, licon. Following the morning session, which was held in Union Church, the conference and women's societies adjourned to the Rockaway Beach Church, where luncheon whs served and where Miss Laura H. Parker, executive supervisor of farm and cannery migrant work under the Council of Women for Home Missions, spoke of her work among people known as migrant. Mrs. Sherwood Eddy, who has recently returned from a trip fhrougn India, China and Japan, told of her impressions of life In these countries among the women and children. During the morning the New York State Branch of the Women's Board of Missions and the Women's Home Suits of $1.65 obstacles to Investigate milk conditions on his own initiative. He also stated that not long ago a consignment of canned food was rejected in Texas and. altrfough rotten, was shipped back aiitl sold in New York today. "With the power of subpena I could stop this," he declared. He cited the Rablner parole case, stating. "If it hadn't been for the Mayor giving me the assistance of a magistrate he would have gotten away with It." Telling of his devotion to duty he said he worked "24 hours a day, as hard as I do, and with my ability as a lawyer." Made Mayor Hylan Sick. He blamed Craig for Mayor Hylan's illness: In "his blind desire to become Mayor he would even kill a man." Craig was also accused of religious discrimination In his department. "Show me one important office." he said, "to which Craig has appointed a Jew. That Ku-Klux character should have the nerve to go before this audience and try to make fun of and denounce one of your own people. I haven't done a thing that you or I should regret." In closing the Commissioner apologized for his language and for bringing up personal matters, and promised that In the near future he would lecture on the government of the city, of which he admitted he was fully informed. Missionary Union of the State of New York held a joint meeting in the Baptist Church of Richmond Hill, where officers were elected and reports read. Officers elected to the New York State Branch were: President, Mrs. Warner James; treasurer. Mrs. I G. Cole: nominating committee, Mrs. W. H. Andrews. Mrs. Emma O. I Hand was elected chairman of Brooklyn district and Mrs. Truman J. Spencer, chairman for Manhattan district. Missionary Union Officers. Officers elected to the Women's Home Missionary Union were: President, Mrs. H. F. White; first vice-president, Mrs, George E. Sil-vernall; second vice-president, Mrs. F. H. Woodruff Jr.; thirl vice-president, Mrs. C. S. Osgood; secretary of young people's work. Mrs. L. C. Knapp; assistant secretary of young people's work. Miss Marjorie Martin; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Edward H. Scott: recording secretary, Mrs. W. Stanwood Phillips; treasurer, Mrs. Harry E. Smith, and assistant treasurer, Mrs. A. 8. White. The receipts for both the branch and the union totaled about $35.-000 each, and a budget of $48,750 was adopted for next year. This closed the women's meetings. The conference will continue today in Union Church and the closing address will be made tonight by the Rev. Dr. Rockwell Harmon Totter. - - . i Officers of the conference for 1 925, elected yesterday, were: Moderator, the Rev. Frederick A. Kimherly of Antwerp, N. Y.: secretary, the Rev. Wlllard P. Harmon, Tieonderoga; assistant secretary, the Rev. Wells H. Fitch. Rlverhead; treasurer, the Rev. John L. Kllbon; auditor, W. W. Stewart of New York yCity. UNION SISTERHOOD INSTALLS OFFICERS Sketch Written and Acted by Members Is Civen. The officers of tho Kimcrhood of Union TVmple were install d by Dr. iv Cohrn at their last meeting of the flpRnon held at fie Temple. Bedford and Lafayette avrs.. last night. Mrs. William Abraham prfafueu. Dr. Cohen complimented Mrs. ilattie Newman, the chairnutn, or. Iier re-r!ectlo;i nnd on her keen interest In the aP.atr.s of the Tempi-manifested by hr raisins $16,000 toward the building fund of the ncv, temple. The business meeting was followea by a sketch entitled "Money, Money, Money.' written and acted by members of the sisterhood. The officers Instal'ed are Mrs. Hrt-tie Newman, chairman; Mrs. Jennie Clumpert, first vice chairman; Mrs. Julia Srhwartz. second vice chatr-inan: Mrs. Martha Brown, treasurrr; Ida Newhencci, recording secretary; Illta Marcus, corresponding secretary; Hos Schiff. financial secretary; Manna Hrhmtdt. social secretary. The director1 ehe.ed for one year are Mrs. Sadie Bob, Mrn Jennie Alexander and Mrs. Julia Newber- Kr; for two yen rs. Mrs. Hdtia V erthelmer, .inlla I ublenz and Mrs. Kegina Nichthauser. 400 ATTEND CARD PARTY Knckville rpulrn. U I.. AIbv 22 More than 400 porsoni" ettPitdod tti card party at tlie new Souili Side Hlfh School unrtnr Hip auspices of Ihe Memorial Fund Committee of the Parent-Teachers Association. The proceeds of the party will be used lo defray the cost of the Installation of a memorial clock in the tower of the school. BOY AWAKDKD 8250. Uiverhead. L. I., May 22 James IValsh. whose t'uanllan nald he was thrown out of a bul-.ery In 1inilen- hurst and Injured, sued Geori?- Mueller and another in the Supreme rourt here, for $25 000 dam- iiges. .The Jury gave him 250. OBITUARIES WIM.IAM F. HF.l KI.. a retlrpri Tpnt of the 8Mb Coaat Artillery, died suddenly at Lynn Haven, Kla., on Mny 15th. He wac born at Fond du Luc, Win., 54 yoars ago and had completed 30 years aprvlce In the Army at the tima of hi retirement, two months ago. He was a veteran of both the Spanish-American and the World wars. He Is survived by his wife, Augusta Pauline; a daughter. Mabel B. O'Conner. and a son, Frederirk. Funeral services were held this morning at 10 o'clock at tha funeral parlors at 83 Hanson yl., the Rev. w. A. Swan officiating. MRS. MARY MARTIN. died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas P. Flood. 40 Evergreen ave., Wednesday. Funeral p-lll take place from her lata home, thence to St. Barbara's H. C. Church where a requiem mass will be offered. Interment will be It: Holy f'ross Cemetery. She In survived by a son, Chrlntopher Martin, and two daughters, Mrs. Thomas P. Flood and Miss Mary Martin. Another daughter was the late Sister Mary Kugeno of the Order of the Black Franciscans. Fulton Street, Brooklyn Tomorrow's Tipmvorthy 'Presentation of Misses' Frocks of Much More Than Ordinary Beauty at Far Less Than Ordinary Prices! (featuring tyles Typically Refleclive of the Striking Individuality of the Well-Cjroomed Jvletropolitan JMiss Crisp Georgette Crepes in the New High Pastel Tints, in Lovely Flounced Effects, with Filet Vestee and Cuffs 13 - Sizes ange from 14 to 20 Years zAnd for Small Women to ize 36 IN this incomparable collection of frocks at 1 3 .7 5 are included many smart models in the new printed Crepe de Chines and other dainty Summertime fabrics DRIVE NOW TOTALS $1,415 Dr. John (.'lark, chairman of Die local disfrirt committer lor t tn Sh-ation Army in its driv. tor $fiiin.nno for home service work, rppnriN t ha t iitrprefyato con t rlTmt ions up to Wednesday of (his work amount to $1,415. HEAR REV. I. VV. HENDERSON The obligation of rrotsiintisin to the Republic of the Tni'd Htatos was the theme of ;m uddrrss pivn last nijrht by tin Itev. Dr. I. W. Henderson of Plymouth Church,, Brooklyn. undr tlx- a u.-piers of the BROOKLYN 15 Hanover Place Off Fulton St. -SUIT- Clearance Prices tremendously slashed on 30, Spring Suits. Materials are Wool Jersey and-Tweed. Splendid styles for stout women". Marked below cost. While they last. ' 10 75 Philemon Biblf elites, in IV- I ' u s i i -wb-k A ven in1 t 'ontfrr;t! iotin I Mnirelt. Th' speaker d' tint"! I'i oti s!;n1 ism as an obliui t ion ( o ptTp'-tu.iie i i principles for u liirh our t'nrvtai tit i -suffered. Frank i-J. Mt-rson nclt-d n chai-man. AWAIT SEMTENCE Ia w renco i 'nt'sn r, :t. a nd I lour.. Cassello. 20. both of Hollywood a ve.. Fa r Bock aw :t . an- a w. ait in sentence of 1h' (tntem; County "onrt for .s-cond deem ra i.d iarciiy t'omnii led in i i h I in.-y a r. Tone mtfraar V 7 BARGAIN VbAsement y Orestes Smart new .styles for immediate as well as early Summer wear Sizes 38 to 56 An Under priced Event Just for Stout Women High grade Dresses of Printed Crepe de Chine, ool Canton Crepe, Poiret Twill, Serge and Voile. Trimmed w ith embroidery, cascades of Georgette, etc., in slenderizing effects. Two styles, as pictured. Many others to select from. Coat Sale This season's lightweight Coats of Poiret Twill, Polaire, Velour and a novelty cloth Jacquette. Specially designed for stout women to size 56 bust. Model pictured is of soft all-wool Polaire. Three small box pleats at back. Formerly priced $19.85. 14 .95 vr SCHOOL CIVEN PiCTU.TZO M .l 1 1 , " .'K 1.: . lilt ., II .. V il. I .! i..l. J. U'.-l: ' I'i.' - .fill 11'.! r :t ' r.zn to ;. ' 'i if Assoi i; ;ts rnjnl 1 im-sMi nl o! M.,.l;uis i. 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 . s" "'il . mi.- ..-I. ;. !-. i-i S. IS.". lUoll. The .;, I!. -my I. III.- ;i:..-;-.'i.' ii!.. 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