Boston Post from Boston, Massachusetts on December 7, 1920 · Page 24
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Tuesday, December 7, 1920
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24 TUESDAY MORNINÔ THE BOSTON POST DECEMBER 7 1920 FALLS FROM TREE William Reed, 47 years old, of 1436 Columbus avenue, a wireman of thi Boston flre department, was painfully injured yesterday afternoon when he fell from a tree upon which he was at work at the corner of Walnut and Water streets, Neponset. Reed lost his hold In some manner and fell a distance of 22 feet to the sidewalk below. SALE r OF ARMY WRIST WATCHES FOR BOSTON AND VICINITY <3uarAtitood 20 YEARS JEWELED ^ADJUSTED pRice D urjbq ^ W ar ^ A CHANCE TO PURCHASE A WRIST WATCH REALLY CHEAP Taklus Into. consideration that . there were more than one thousand dealers after this lot of army watches, much credit is due our manager, Mr. Frelman, president of the Lenox Jewelry Co., for his untiring efforts in securing them, which numbers many thousands, and gire to this firm the exclusive sale for these watches In Boston. During the war these rugged little timepieces could not be made fast enough to supply the Unltefl States Army at $15 each. Every movement is beautifully jeweled and Adjusted and so marked with the number of Jewels and adjustments as required by the epeclflcatlons of order. Every one hss been examined by the government custom inspectors. So there can be no mistake. Furthermore, this firm’s guarsntee goes with •very one for 20 yesrs. We now offer them for sale at $4.00 each with the distinct understanding that the money (every cent of it) will be refunded if watches as good as these' In any particular can bo purchased elsewhere for less than $15.00. All have luminous faces that can be aeen at night, In fact the darker the night the plainer you can see the time. Positively no mall orders will be flDed, ss our stock is only sufficient for sale over th# counter. Higher grades will be sold as foltows: m\ mr $20 Grade, $ 6 $25 Grade, $ 8 $30 Grade, $10 $40 Grade, $15 $50 Grade, $25 Recently Appointed General Distributori for Eastern District of Massacliusetts' POSrnVET.Y NO MAIL OROKR'i ni.T.ED ENOXJEWi MUST RESIGN OR BE OUSTED Sammary Action Threat** ened Newburyport Officials NEWBURTPORT, Dec. 6.—At a meeting of the C?lty Council tonight It was unanimously voted that every member of the Board of Overseers of the Poor, Joseph H. Hudson, Moses A. Stevens and Herbert Patten, as well as the clerk, Frank L. I.*ttlme, be requested to resign forthwith, and If the4r resignations are not recorded by Mayor Page within a reasonable time that they be removed in acordance with the statute law. ' The resolution recites that while not enough was found at the hearing last week on which to base criminal action against the overseers enough was developed to show that there was discord and lack of harmctny In the board to such an extent that the city’s Interests suffered. Another resolution was adopted reciting that the removal of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Noble from the position of superintendent and matron of the city farm was not for the best Interests of the city, but was done‘to gratify the personal spite of one of the members of the boafd who had airogantly assumed the entire direction of the department's affairs. An attempt was made to abolish the board and have the duties attended to by a committee of the City Council, but this failed as it was ruled illegal. PHONE QlRl CATCHK THIEF Is Special Policewoman to Get Church Thieves BRIDQEPORT, Conn., Dec. 6.-Swear- Ing in a girl telephone operator at police headquarters as a special member of the force, police heads here were enabled to capture an alleged woman church thief through a clever ruse. It was made known here today when Alice Harriman forfeited a bond in Police Court. The name of the operator has been withheld by Superintendent Flanagan, who evidently Intends to use her for other investigations. The Harriman woman, it Is charged, has made a practice of visiting churches to take purses and pockethooUs belonging to worshippers. The policewoman was sent to St. Augustine's Church with a male officer, who posted himself in the vestibule. The telephone operator car- lied a bag containing a marked $1 bill. She knelt beside Mrs. Harriman. When Mrs. Harriman left the church the policewoman followed her to the vestibule, where she was arrested. The marked $1 bill was found In the bag. Christmas Gifts BONA FIDE REDUCTIONS Reduced Prices Are Actual Facts Wonderful Opportunity to Buy Leather Goods AND SAVE 33'/^ to 40% An extensive floor space enables us to offer you an unlimited selection of Trunks, Bags, Suit Cases, Umbrellas and Leather Goods. A visit now to our new department will be to your advantage, as Christmas stocks are complete. Tourist Cases, for men and women. Completely fitted with toilet articles. Spe- C dally priced ............... Imported Cigarette Cases $1.00 Professional or Students’ Bags 3.00 Made from heavy cowhide with extra heavy lining, sewed frame; black or dark brown shade, 14 and 15-inch. BIG REDUCTIONS IN LEATHER SUIT CASES Traveling Bags 10.00 Of genuine cowhide, «black or brown, plaid lined; made in 3-piece style, Some sewed frames and leather lined. Cowhide Leather . Traveling Bags 4’^-oz. ^hand boarded cow’hide, leather lined, sewed corners and 3 pockets, solid bra«*s trimming, 20.00 Students' Bags 5.00 4 % -oz. hand- boarded cowhide leather, with extra heavy lining, sewed frame; black or brown; all sizes. ¡FAMOUS CATS OFNEW ENGLANDI 1»^ 11^ II ^,,1 i^ll ^ II ^ ^ I, ^.1 I1-» m. NO. 1.—VON HINDENBURG, THE POST’S CAT. ^ —: -------------------------------------- In a series of Famous Cats of New England, it Is eminently fitting that Von Hlndenburg’s name should lead all the rest. "HIndy” Is undoubtedly the best-known cat In New England today, because of the Immense amount of publicity he has received during the past two years or more in the columns of the Post. He is known by name to millions, while hundreds every week recognize him on the street as the famous Post cat. He receives mail regularly from admirers and detractors. Von Hlndenbuig is a New England in- stitvition. Were he human, "Hindy” would probably nearly own the Post today, through the medium of judgments rendered In libel suits. He has been slandered something awful in these columns. Unscrupulous reporters have written the most maligning and damaging articles about him, and careful editors have allowed the libels to pass. His escutcheon has been smirehed by those whom he regards as his best friends. He has been pictured as a rowdy, and worse—a bully who is always looking for trouble and as a generally undesirable citizen. Apologies are due “Hindy” for them cruel words of the past. In this article we shall endeavor to tell the truth about him for a change. "Hindy” is a magnificent, big, yellow cat who makes the Post his headquarters. He isn't very regular about coming home nights In the summer time, but when the weather becomes cool he can be depended upon to be somewhere about the ^building. He sleeps any place his fancy dictates. Sometimes his couch is the managing editor’s desk, sometimes the composing room attracts him, and often he peacefully slumbers close to one of the gigantic presses down cellar. He is likely to be ardund any time during the day or pight, but he has no fixed hours. He comes swaggering in, waves his tall at his friends, submits to some petting and then gracefully retires to a favorite nook and goes to sleep. He will wait a little while to pass through some of the entrances to the Post building, but not too long, as he has his own entrance, whlc^ consists of climbing up to the composing room floor at the rear and tapping on a window to attract attention. This window is three stories up frbm the street. He gets out by the doors—at least he has never been seen leaving via a window. “Hindy” doesn’t eat in the Post building. He scorns the food that l.s offered him here. He picks >hls restaurants. Childs’, underneath the Post editorial room, is a favorite place, while Wyman's, across Washington street In Spring lane, is another. His late dinners are often taken at Young’s Hotel, while It is suspected that the Parker House is often visited by him. Now and then he will cross Tremont street and call at the Press Club In the Houghton & Dutton building. He Is always sure of a meal at any of these places, where he Is as highly regarded as he Is at the Post. He is at home in the entire district. He loafs around shoe shining establishments a lot, where a lazy wave of the tall is his answer to scores of greetings. He roams City Hall at will, and is no more awed by his Honor the Mayor than he Is by the Post office FREE! Xmas Catalogue Onr new catalogne is bigger than ever, teeming with hnndreds of lUustraUons of beantlfnl Jewelry gifts. Watches Pendants Cg* Diamonds Ivory T Silver Ctoclfs I Pearls Hovettiem | I This great catalogue will save your time and money. Writ© or call for YOUR copy TODAY. Tear out coupon Now before you forget. A Week boy. He la always sleek and well fed and, for one of his habits, a remarkably well-groomed cat. "Hindy” Is as Independent as the famous Declaration itself. He Is absolutely without fear. He walks majestically through the busy thoroughfares with his tall straight up. There Is no slinking to buildings for “Hindy”; the middle of the sidewalk for him; and when he crosses the street he does It In a calm, deliberate way that should shame Boston’s frenzied jay-walkers. No dog can make "Hindy” retreat; nor any cat, either. He Isn’t looking for trouble, but he never dodges it. If It comes his way he Is ready, "Hindy” is a real gentleman cat. His only weakness Is a fondness for catnip, which Is one of the failings of his kind. He will become quite gloriously illuminated on catnip, and while under the infiuence his native dignity is lost as he tries to become kittenish. However, he soon goes to sleep when on one of these carouses, and when he awakes Is the real, old genuine, courtly Hindenburg again. He is some cat. PROFESSOR PER^N SPEAKS FOR DRIVE MISS ALBERTA STIRK, Who opened the Boston University Nanking drive yesterday by singing the Nanking song. 2 Oeneridons of Honorable Dealinfjt te 1 IMCTOW I I iewcl R t GI I I I _______________________j 386 WASHINGTON STREET 2 Doom From Fllcnc’s, Up 1 Flight Seod me FREE Jeweliy Catalogue I NAME Address “War has opened the door of friendship between nations instead of hostility,” Professor Marshall Perrin said yesterday In addressing the first assembly marking the opening of the B. U.-Nanklng drive for $4000, held at the College of Business Administration. "And this can. be gained,” he continued, “not through the government, but by the people. The United States cannot be officially friendly with China unless the majority of the people are friendly, for the gi)vernm6nt Is controlled by the people.” The drive opened In all the departments with many special features. Miss Alberta Stlrk of Ashland, in Chinese costume, sang the Nanking song, which has been written, words and music, by Grace S. Nies, *17. The Chinese junk, representing the drive, left Boston on Its way for Nanking. Posters adorned the walls of all the colleges, advising the students "to invest a dollar to keep the B. U. nightshlft working.” EVENTS~OFTODAY 10 a. m.—Massachusetts League of Women Voters Bazaar, Hotel Copley Plaza. 11 a. m.—Special session of Legislature opens. 12:30 p. m.—Klwanls Club luncheon; Bernard T. Bryan speaks, Hotel Bellevue. 12:30 p. m.—Pilgrim Publicity Association luncheon, headquarters, 257 Washington street. Professor Adele R. Tupper talks on "Women as Workers and Our Duty Toward Them.” 2:80 p. m.—Candidates for City Councillor and school «ommlttee speak at meeting auspices Boston I^eague of Women Voters, Twentieth Century Club. 3 p. m.—Industrial conference auspices Womens’ Trade Union League, Twentieth Century Club. 4 p, m.—“Concord M Nations” opens at Morgan Memorial. 7:45 p. m.-Flying squadron address, meeting for local expression of national movement. Temple Isrpel, Commonwealth avenue. 8 p. m.—Harvard Dramatic Club presents "The Dragon.” Hasty Pudding Club Theatre, Cambridge. 8 p. m.—Lecture by Dr. Arthur .T. *V^hite, "The Tubercular Problem of Today” auspices Catholic charitable bureau. Boston College High School. The edges of a yellow coat In rough- finished bure are bound in black core brSrld Th^ newest satin skirts are stitched heavily in black silk. BEER BILL AGAIN TO BJEJSSUE Special Session Is to Take Up Teachers’ Pay Also Discussion of the propriety of including the 2.75 per cent beer bill in the revision and consolidation of the general laws of the State offers the only prospect of real trouble in the special session of the Legislature which will convene on Beacon Hill today. The special session, called for the purpose of passing on the report of the special committee on revision and consolidation of the general laws, will probably also pass upon a proposal for an increase in salaries for Boston school teachers and on an amendment to the State Constitution to permit towns of less than 12,000 inhabitants to adopt a limited town meeting form of government. MAKE WOMEN ELIGIBLE The special session will undoubtedly see the passage of an emergency measure which will make women candidates for office in cities and towns eligible to hold such offices if elected. The special revision committee yesterday voted to recommend the passage of such an emergency act at the special session, leaving the broader question of women’s eligibility to state and national offices and their liability to jury duty to be passed on at the regular session of the legislature of 1921. The expected fight over the whole liquor law situation was largely eliminated yesterday when the special committee voted to recommend the adoption of a new Chapter 138, to take tpe place of the old chapter 100, of the revised laws. Under the new chapter the Uquor laws as formerly In force were revised and amended io bring them into conformity with the 18th amendment to the federal constitution, the Volstead act and the decisions of the courts thereunder. At the same time the committee merged Into the new chapter 138 the 2.75 per cent beer act, adopted by the people at the last state election under the Inla- tlve and referendum. Conflicts With Volstead Act The Inclusion of this law, which Is generally admitted to be Inoperative because it confilcts with the Volstead act. Is the one point which appears at the opening çf the special session to offer an excuse for lengthy discussion. Rome of the “dry” forces contend that the special recess committee Is Incon- s'stent In wiping out the provisions of the old liquor law which conflicts with the Volstead act and allowing the 2.75 per cent bill to stand. The committee’s point of view Is that the old liquor laws—notably that section which provides for local option on the sale of Intoxicating liquors—are In direct conflict with the 18th amendment Itself; while the 2.75 per cent beer bill is not in Itself directly in conflict with the federal constitution^ although it Is In conflict with a federal statute, which may at some time be amended by act of Congress, so that the 2.75 beer hill would then become operative and the provisions of the new chapter 138 would then apply with reference to all beverages containing between one-ha|f of one per cent and 2.75 per cent of alcohol. Make Fight in January "Wets” and "drys” on the recess committee yesterday agreed to the new chapter on liquor law and Orville S. Poland, attorney for the Anti- Saloon League last night said that on all the Information at hand up to that time he could see no reason for making a fight over the matter at the special session. He announced, however, that at the regular session in January, the prohibition force* will make a strenuous effort to repeal the 2.75 act. The action of the "wets” in agreeing to the amendment of the law to strike out the provision for an annual vote on Ihf» question of granting liquor licenses In cities and towns does not, however, entirely dispose of the local option feature, for the 2.75 per cent beer bill Itself calls for a vote annually on the question: "Shall licenses be granted for tha sale of certain non-lntoxicatlng beverages in this city (or town)?’' Doth on the Ballot As a matter of fact, at the city elections to be held this month In Massachusetts, two questions—that with relation to the licenses for the sale of Intoxicating liqpors and that contained in the 2,75 bill—will be on the ballot. In view of the progress they believe they have made towards removing a fight on the liquor law, although they admit there is still a strong possibility that a contest may be precipitated, leaders in the Legislature look for a closing up of the work of the special session in two weeks. ^ There are 282 chapters iirthe general laws as revised and consolidated by the special committee. It is proposed that a certain number of these chapters will be sent direct to the Senate and the balance to the House at the opening session today and that each branch will be able to get at work immediately upon Its consideration of them. Every chapter will have to go through both branches, of course, and then the whole of them will be assembled and enacted as one bill. WITHOUT WORK, SO RE-ENLIST BIG DROP IN MEAT PRICES Many Ex-Service Hen Go, Cost of Vegetables Also on Back to Uniform WAGE CUT AND FORCE REDUCTION IN LYNN One Lynn company yesterday announced a cut In wages and another concern laid off a large force of workers. The Benz Kid Company announced yesterday a cut of 20 per cent In wages to take effect when business returns and the shop Is opened to its 200 hands. Thomas A. Kelley & Company, the largest morocco manufacturers of Lynn, discharged a large number of workers because of lack of business. MRS. DE FORD BURIED Alice De Ford, wife of Henry De Ford of Brookline, was burled yesterday afternoon In the Forest Hills Cemetery. Funeral services were held at the First Parish Church. The Rev. Paul Revere Frothlngham officiated. Ex-service men thrown out of work are re-enlistlng In the aimy, navy and marine cofps dally. "s Skilled mechanics In all trades axe re-enllsting at the navy recruiting office on Hanover street, where they obtain high ratings paying from $70 to $125 per month, while hundreds of others in unskilled lines are shipping as seamen to leam trades and accept the latest offer of the navy of a trip around the world for a two-year enlistment At the Marine Corps recruiting office- on Scollay square, Mayor Tom Barratt yesterday stated that more than 300 recruits had been received within the past two weeks and the recruiting detail were bringing in an average of 70 applicants dally. Army recruiting headquarters Is one of the busiest offices In the city these days where an extra staff of 40 recruiting officers arid clerks are constantly examining and passing on applicants who claim that the one best bet today Is to re-enlist, learn a trade and prepare for a steady job when his enlistment in the army expires. WIFE’S SNORES DRIVE HUSBAND At Least, So Jones Tells Judge Lummus Decline Pre-war meat prices seem to ho here. There is a cheery comparison for thè housewife between market quotations of even a month ago and those df tcr- day. — Pork, now the best buy on the market, sold just before Thanksgiving for 4T» cents the pound If It was pork loin tor roasting. Today It Is 28 cents the pound. Fresh hams were from 32 cents up. Now they are 28 cents. Pork chop.s, even two weeks ago 56 cents the pound, can be obtained now for 38 cents. Sausage 35 cents in links and 32 cents In meat now was from 45 for the former and 42 for the latter upwards a month ago. A month ago smoked ham could not be obtained under 5Ò and 55 cents a pound; two weeks ago It was down to 42 cents; now It is 35 cents a pound. Bacon, now 36 cents, was up to 50 cents. Lamb fores are now 20 cents tho pound. Legs are 33, loin and leg 32. So too with beef. Face of the rump is now 32. Heavy beef too, the kind that two weeks ago was 38 cents. Vegetables have dropped a bit too. At least the chief of vegetable staples— potatoes aYe cheaper. They are now 86 centsj the peck. They were 42 cents up to 50 cents. Incnisted bands of white cloth are featured on a black velvet model trimmed with rabbit. Things looked rather gloomy to Charles E. Jones, a caretaker of automobiles. when he stood up In Lynn District Court yesterday in answer to a' non-support charge, until Judge T.^um- mus happened to ask why he did not live with his wife. "Your Honor,” replied Jones, "she snored so that I couldn’t sleep.” Moffa te.stimony developed the fact that Jones had been in court on the non-support charge before, and at that time he was ordered to pay his wife $5 a week.^ Alleged failure to do so resulted In the sevssion yesterday at which Judge Lummus decided that $4 ought to be enough, and that the $1 would do Jones more good than It would his wife. MELROSE PAINTERS AID MULLALY FUND The Post acknowledges a belated con tributlon of $10 to the Mullaly funa for the widow and children of James W. Mullaly, who gave his life in the effort to save another nearly two months ago. This contribution is made by the Melrose Painters’ Union, of which William S. Warren Is president. This brings the total of the fund to $10,333.14. Buy Your Leather Goods Direct of Manufacturer BOSTON BAOS Genuine Cowhide.... .......................$1.90 Genuine Grain Cowhide..................$S.2S Other* up to.......................... $10.00 Murell Leather Goods Co. MAJiUFACTURBBS 27 Sudbury Street Near Haymarket Square Mail Orders FUed 15d Extra 25 Engraved Xmas Cards or Foldors $2.25 with. Your Own Name mnvelopea to Match I MEFFEUNAN • PRBSS nromflcld Rt. Tel Main Compare our prices with those of the leading stores. Overnight Bag*, Cigarette and Cigar Cates, Card Cases, Jewel Cases, Toilet Set*, Clothes Brushes, Poker Sets and Fancy Leather Goods. Si7 Washington fJt. MAIL ORDERS FILLED. Near West St. MAIL ORDERS FILLED C.G.MA( tailoIhn^ 20 CORNHILL My Customers Are Satisfied — CHARLES O. MAGUIR» I do as I promise and a little bit more— I fit them perfectly, give them first-class woolens, my clothes always wear well, look well, and are gf. styled well—The Maguire system of fitting and tailoring always satisfies—Try it. f A My Special Offer for Fall and Winter SUIT OVERCOAT TO ORDER. fiolt Plnlahed In $ Days, if Neoe8»ary Guarantssd Tailoring. Fit and XVoolons Bnelnewi Men’* Tnllor Over 80 Y^'ir* Onen Wed. and Rat. •TlU 9 P. M, BUY DIAMONDS DIRECT Front Jason Wetter Sons, America’s Leadinff Importers, And Save 20 to 40% on regular retail prices. We have mounted iti platinum prong Tiffany style Rings — o special selection of Absolutely PERFECT Blue White DIAMONDS AT .00 145 Money refunded if any of these rings can be duplicated elsewhere for less than $200.00. We also place on sale the following list of Diamonds mounted in various stvles of Ladies’ and Men's 14K gold, platinum and white gold settings. You have the privilege of keeping any of these 10 days for comparison and appraisal, and then returnirtg for^ the full amount in cash, if de- sircd^ H carat ............ $73.00 % carat............ 108.00 . H carat............ 50.00 U carat............ 135.00 2H c:aTats .......... 485.00 m carats.......... 235.00 1 carat ............ 140.00 294 carats.......... 600.00 1% carats.......... 450.00 IH carats.......... 500.00 % carat............ ..lao.oi I carat ............ . .285.00 4H carats .......... .1475.00 S carat*...... .2700.00 And many other* from $25.00 to $5000.00 each. Mail Orders Filled JASON WEILER &SONS Manufacturinp Wholesale and Retail Jewellers Since 1870 376 Washington St. Cor. Franklin 2nd, 3rd & 4th Floors Open Evenings Till Xmas. ••eeeeA^eee®eg2niljBI®****'A'*****Í I e I o : s « 9 9 Big-Slashing MARK DOWNS Here they are—greater reductions and lower prices, than any other store. Just what everybody knew ,we^d be sure to do when we started to clear surplus. Overcoats AND SUITS No experimenting— no hesitating—no piecemeal reductions to '‘feel out the situation'* —down to $ 16.50 at one blow! We've reduced the price, but not our responsibility in giving quality-reliability and tailoring- dependability. 9 MEN’S Trousers s^.ss City’s lowest place—and no value in town to equal ’em* ««Your Money Back If You Want It” WOLF’S “MY CLOTHIER" HANOVER AND PORTLAND STREETS JUST A STEP FROM WASHINGTON STKEET MEN’S Trousers What a chance to get an odd pair to lengthen the wear at "that every day suit." DOUBLE LEGAL STAMPS TODÀV 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

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