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THE EVENING WORLD, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1912
UST OF BOOSTERS
OF CITY GROWS 10
505 IN II DAYS
Fifty-four Committees of Mer
chants' Asiodation Get New
EXPECT TO GAIN 5,000.
Keen- Rivalry Develops Among
Business Men in Fight for
hundred and atxty-elffht nw
"re added to Father Knicker
bocker lit of (meter on the ee -cmd
ly of the Merchant' Aoclatlon'a
oaaxspalini. and every one of 'em enthua
MHa for old New York and alt It
arande for. Thl makea a . I of Me
In two daya, which mean an annual In
oroaae in Mie revenue of theMerchant'
Aaaoolatlon of more than $o,000.
With the Increased revenue the Mr
Cbanta' Aoclation p!an biff tnlnit for
the greater city. Flrat of all, It waa
announced to-day, twenty-lx allv
committee will be kpt ateadlly at work
In the ctly'a Interest. Theje committee
wltl oover the following subject:
imnaportatlon, commercial law, publlc
uttlHIee, such as elec'rlc. , telephone,
talegraph; Judlclil administration and
legal procedure, taxation and public
revenue, bankina; and currency, ntarl
iJme,. custom service, harbor, dock
and taitmtnalf. Inland water way, pollu
tton and aewerae, city condition and
ordinances, city traffic, ettf plana, city
government, building code, factory lawa
and ranJlationafl fire prevention and in
Hurance. postal affairs and protection
of tnduatrlal property, auch a trade
mark, oopyrlgitu and leslalatlon In
i station thereto.
MVALRY AMONG COMMITTEES
IN GETTING MEMBERS.
Th keeneat rivalry has been
aroused among the fifty-four commit
tae having In charge th work of
soliciting new member. At the
luncheon, to-day, at Pelmonico'e down
town rantalirant. rotnmlttee No. 14,
lieuded by John C. Kame of the II. R
t'lallln Compuny. reported twenty
neven new member Oft a reault of
their morning' labors. Thla wa the
largest number secured by any com
mittee, and a ("hout went up from the
MO other booster gathered about the
festive board. Committee No. 48,
hea'lcd by 13. H. Outerbrldge of Harvey
ft Outcrbridge. was next, with rwenty
one now members. Committee No. Gl,
of which John C. Juhrlng of FrancU
ii. Loggett & Company I chairman,
waa Hit only one of the lot that did
not secure any new member, but
W. C. Hreed, chairman or the (leneral
impalgn Committee, relieved tha
member by announcing tnat one mem
bership had been mailed to their
The H. n. OUflln Company subscribed
'or fifteen new membership?; the lte:n
ington Typewrite:- Company, IX; the
Diamond Match Company, five, and trie
Irwin; National Hunk, hve. At the end
of the roll call of committee, It waa
found just two meml etshlps were lack
ing to make up a total of fftj for th
two daya' work. These and five others
were quickly subscribed by me.ober
"Already, our efforts re baa ring fruit
la other cltle," aald Mr. nreed. "T
am In receipt of a Utter from the
Merchinta' Assonlatlon of Philadelphia,
islting 'or Information to our plan
! of campalgi. I ,m alao informed th.tt
Jersey City ha started out fifteen com
mute of bu nea men, the rOOO.11
01 the w irk they hive seen tarted
In thla ilty."
TELLS OF C9JECT8 OF MER
Mr. Drd lbtH told of the aim of
th" aTOfrnsntar Anoc'atlon and the in
tetesl and enth.it las n hown by It
th mean In promoting the Mialnaaa In
'e ests of tie greater f? ty. He added.
i'Wht Ti tl-nes are pros -e- ou the Mer
chants' VjOOOlrtlOa 1 sovkln-g to get
for New York It fair are of that
Pfoaperlty, When times .ire hard, the
Mercha Av.snclstlon s n the watch
for every point of rant aga to commer
cial and buslntOl interest.
"W1 vrever there Is a meeting of the
Inters-ate v,min: Coiiinilnalrm or
railroad traffic manager !o discus con
dition that might affect the city of
New York, the Merchant' Association
will "e the; the city Is represented
and Its Interert protected,
"Wherever the ln;a:id rltic are found
attempting to divert trade and com
merce from the eftf of New York, the
Merchants' A-ssoelatlon will, through It
Industrial Bureau, be found 'on tlie Job.'
"It 1 m aking a Ikoi-ou fight for th
removal of the anllqiiAted and unslgl.-t-iy
poat-oflle Iruildlng in city Hall Park
and for the restomitlon of th apace oc
cupied by that building for park pur
poses. "P. U leaving nothing undone to bring
i a-hout the adrptlon of it comprehenarve
ami adequate rta.n for the Improvement
of the harbor docka and terminals.
"It I urgirag the extenwion of th
city lrn4t line, both subway and ele
vated. "It Is rr.akln-g a fight agalnat the pro
posed eataUluihment f a tuberculosl
hoapltal In the heart of th Oroton
"It 1 about to -bring before tha Inter
etate Commerce Commtntaon complaint
as '.o it-te chargeAl y railroad upon
naby Kali on KT) Nadir Barned.
Two-year-old (leorge Orfallon, playing
In th kitchen of hi home, No. 751 East
One Hundred and Thirty-aeventb street,
to-day, stiimhlcd and fell agalnat a hot
tove. HI clothing caught fire and he
was taken to Lincoln Hospital auffrlng
from erlou burn.
WW i m 1 1 a m i nsi m
: a i
they're coming for
the only steam-cooked
The H O Company. Buffalo.N.Y.
Makers of M-Q, force.tind Prfsto.
ukTON !t Cciav
Rmoat St. e'ltkVM
22.50,25.1)0 & 30.00
Now Reduced to
M Kft Man Norfolk Suits. 1-1
26.00 French $e:ne Sulta, 14.60
22.50 London Tweed Buita, H.60
$26 Stylish Whipcord Sulta, 14.50
10.00 Striped Velvet Suits, 14.50
26 Velvet Corduroy Suit, 14.50
$30 Smart Lo;i ('out Stilts, 14.60
$0.00 Funcy Sample Suits, 14.M
Over 1,500 Suits in this lot.
Every Suit Hand Tailored;
lined with "Skinner's Satin;"
every desirable shade; would
fdvise early selectioji.
W1 . w
"cv aa ( o.'i attraction a ra Thatr lis Maw
rm rm r.h.
droadwax. Mtk to Mth a.
Visitors to the
Horse , Show!
You have not seen New York
if you have not seen Macy's.
Macy's is the original depart
ment storv. All the others are
direct or indirect copies.
Macy's sells for cash only.
Macy's is the only large store in
New York that does not give
"credit" or "discounts."
Visitors to the Horse Show,
who naturally buy for cash, will
surely want to take advantage of
Macy's low prices, which cannot
be matched by the stores that'
have "bad debts" and other
credit system losses.
Macy s gives no credit or dis
counts to the favored few, but
gives every advantage of price and
service made bOStibU ty their im
mense world-wide organisation
direct to each and every customer.
"Nellrose" the new color named bv Miss H'ilsoti is represent
ed comprehensively in the Macv S'tochs of Silks, Broadcloths,
Hosiery. Negligees. Evening Wraps and Gowns, Women's
Coats and Milliner v.
WOMEN'S UNION SUITS
The Union Suit is the underparment demanded by every
woman who seeks to have a fashionab! 3 figure. It insures slender
ness of contour, shapeliness and above all comfort. Macy's
Union Suits at ')c and up to $4.69 are correctly proportioned, and
in a range of sizes, styles and weights to suit all requirements.
"MAYSKO" Underwear, guaranteed unshrinkable, is made to Macy's order
and is the finest type and quality of Swiss Ribbed Underwear. It is made
by one of the foremost Swiss manufacturers and is notable for the excellence
of its details of finishing. It has reinforced thighs, and is guaranteed not to
shrink when washl.
"Maysko" garments are in two weights of wool and three of sllk-and-wool.
"Maysko" Union Suits Guaranteed Unshrinkable
Ail sites 34 to 40.
Low neck and sleeveless,
All Wool Union Suits
Low neck, sleeveless. ..M
ankle length $3.39
High neck, short sleeves, eooo
ankle length $3.89
High neck, long sleeves, , .
ankle length $409
All Wool Union Suits
Low neck, sleeveless, .
ankle length $4.09
High neck and short sleeves $4.49
High neck and long sleeves $4.69
"Maysko" Silk-and-Wool Union Suits
Lightweight, low nee, sleeveless, ankle length
High neck and short sleeves $3.39 I High neck and long sleevs
High neck and short sleeves
High neck and long sleeves
Low neck, sleeveless,
High neck and short sleeves $4.49
High neck and long sleeves $4.69
Imported Swiss Ribbed Cotton
1 1 ' ,.:. ( Bspraaaly m
Uiuuii uuiu v for Mary
Pure white, medium weight, finely
Low neck and sleeveless,
knee or ankle length
Low neck and short sleeves
High neck, short slteves
H igh neck and long sleeves
Jersey Ribbed Merino Union
Suits, medium weight, $1.48
White, hand trimmed, high neck,
long or short sleeves, ankle length.
Regular sizes to40 inches.
Fine Ribbed Cotton Union
Pure white, light weight, hand fin
ished, trimmed with mercerized tape.
High neck, long sleeves, ankle length
Imported Swiss Ribbed Merino
Very well shaped garments, medium
Low neck and sleeveless, ankle
Low nock and short sleeves $2.29
High neck and short sleeves $2.S9
High neckand long sleeves $2.49
Swiss Ribbed Union Suits or
Jersey Ribbed Cotton Suits, 69c
Medium weight in thCM very popu
lar grades of undergiirments.
Low neck and sleeveless, ankle
Jersey Ribbed Cotton Union
Medium weight. In high neck and
short sleeves, knee and ankle length,
or high neclt, long sleeves and ankle
Swiss Ribbed Cotton Union Suits, 98c.
Pure white, winter weight, fine quality, silk-finished neck, silk tape
High neck, ankle length, and long or short sleeves. Sizes 34 to 40.
"MARCHIONESS" SILK UNION SUITS .
"Marchioness" Knitted Silk Garments are made to Macy's order
and are the higltest tvpe of silk underwear made. "Marchioness"
garments are notable because of their excellent wearing qualities and
their fine finish reinforced arm shields and seats add to their dura
bility. Siies 14 to 42.
"Marchioness" Silk Union
White or pink. Tops crochet fin
ished. Tight knee, low neck.
"Marchioness" Silk Embroid
ered Union Suits, $3.89
White or pink, handsomely em
broidered. Finished with French band
top and tight knee. All reinforced and
very finely finished.
"Marchioness" Silk Embroid
ered Union Suits, $3.24
White or pink, finely embroidered.
Crocheted top, tight knee.
"Marchioness" Silk Embroid
ered Sets, $5.94, $6.89 and $7.49
Vests and bloomers, prettily em
broidered to match. Silk ribbon bows.
Pink, white and blue. All wealing
parts well reinforced. (Prices for two
pieces, ) aaaae Via. Caatra.
VELOUR SOFA PILLOWS, $1.49
Priced Elsewhere $2.00 and More
Soft pastel shades of red, brown, teen, rose and blue
velour over filler cushions ( measuring 26 niches square),
stuffed wit h very resilient silk floss.
.ThlrS n., snth St., Rrar..
SILK HATTERS1 PLUSH HATS $3.49
Witb Silk Velvet Facings
These Hals Elsewhere are Hriced(H).
Twenty shapes, Including lare picuire shapes, medium
and small effects, in the new oval crowns, tricomis. oblong
and rolling sailors. All black, or black with white lacing.
BLACK SILK VELVET HATS $1.98
Large, dressy shapes, medium and smaller effects in fine
quality. Black silk velvet, with grosgrain ribbon or plain
m.i. ru. Hath .
RICH COATING MATERIALS
We handle only the products of the best manufacturers in
this country and abroad, and show an extremely varied line of
styles, colors and fabrics.
-Plaid Back Coating. s , Seal Plush.,, $14 jrf N
U. ilk KJ aa. i. f tl . '.a, If taW.
rr ri rm ,i a a Pr lu m ' 111 "i t
Saacial at II.O aar yard II Specially kkxI (lu.ility.
incr grades up to f4.4V. tl Finer qualities at ti.Qfi
to SI6.8V per yard.
Plain chinchillas, 41.9t per yard.
Check or plain buck. ,t.
U. 49 and up to 94.96 per yard.
Mala runr. anth at.
M idth M inches
The season's much wanled fab-
for coats and muffs.
IS M la JS.M aar tars'
VELVETEEN CORDUROY 58c YARD
Width 27 inches.
Corduroy of this quality i solda "special vol ut" in other stores at $ Sea yard.
Deep, hollow cut. in all the much wanted colors, including black,
white, cream, brown (abac taupe, gray. Damson and olive.
For Use is
In the Basement of the Mtey Store is a very largo and
thoroughly comprehensive variety of fancy colored Domes
tic Blankets. Prices throughout are "Lowest-iMhe-City."
n black, gray, brown , red and green. Many are Scottish tartans.
All-wool Blanket! and have a warm, high nap. The colorings
are very subdued.
Silt 60 inekr x 78 inches, $4.19 pr- Si;e 66 inches r SO inches. $4.69 pr.
Heavy Plaid Blankets, $6.94 Pair
Elsewhere $8.50 and more.
These Blankets are extra heavy-weight and are all-wool.
The filling that forms the nap is firmly woven in and is of
remarkably Tine soft wool. Each pair is silk-bound in tints
harmonizing with the heavy striping of soft shades of scarlet,
brown, pink, blue and yellow.
Wonderful designs by the Navajo Indians, in striking con
trasts and combinations of the seven primary colors.
These Blankets are not woven by Indians, but by a well
known firm in the Far West, right in the middle of the old
The designs are copies of actual Navajo "robes" that are
now considered priceless by the collector.
The colorings are barbaric in splendor and the strong con
trasts of red, yellow, green, etc., are exceptionally artistic.
Macy'a prices range from $4.69 each up to $11.19 each.
-Blankets of California Wool. $4.96 Pair-
Elsewhere $6.25 and more
California wool is the best in the United States, because
the warm climate allows the natural oil to remain in the sheeps'
wool. This makes the wool curly, resilient and moisture re
pelling. These Blankets have just enough cotton in the warp to pre
vent shrinkage in laundering. The wool filling is extremely
soft and warm, and the finish is very smooth. Each Blanket
is neatly bound with silk ribbon and measures 70 inches by
(! and f
FKOM ITALY come warmly
woven and bright colored silk-spun
Slumber Blankets, light weiuht and
striped in Roman tints. Prices are
94c each to SI .79 each.
FROM GERMANY come Blank
ets In somewhat finer colors than the
Italian, and with a lustrous finish.
They are In Oriental effects, and are
priced $4.69 each.
FROM FRANCS come striped
wool Blankets, with silk bound ends,
in white with pink or blue, and tan
with pink or blue. These are pure
wool, light and warm. Prices $7.27
to $12.61 each.
FROM AUSTRIA we import wooi
Blankets, reversible, In extremely
dainty colorings and finish. Both
plain colors and strie effects, for
single and double beds. Priced,
$24.66 to $29.98.
CAMHlS-HAIR BLANKETS FROM GERMANY are among the
warmest and most luxurious made. The color Is a light tobacco brown, and
they make excellent couch covers, "throw-overs," or lounge and hammock
wraps. They can easily be made up into very original and comfortable
smoking or lounging robes. Prices are $14.19 to $18.49 each.
One-Quarter Below Macy's Regular Prices
Macy's stock of China and Glassware on display and accessible
for selling is larger than the combined stocks of all the other
department stores in New York City. Of course the prices are
This reduction of one-quarter applies to our entire stock of
English Rock Crystal Glassware. A few of the exceptional
values offered, including many of the foremost German, French
and English makes, follow:
Reck Crystal Table Glassware Fran
England $S0.5C le I10S.7&.
Macy' i Prices Wr $67. 4 i to $141 XX).
Royal Dresden China Service Plates
Mati Prtc Was $84.7S Do;.
Tht En$ltsh China Strvic Plaits at $41 06 doz. (Macy's price was M4.7.V
are In delicate ivory shade with coin gold edge and large scroll design of daisies
in dull gold with 12 hand painted tea roses in pink. The "Sthuariburt" China
Service Plates- at $29.92 (Macy's regular price was 13V.8') have rim decorated
with a rich acid etched design eiu rusted with coin gold. BaMmmt. aath ai.
English China Service Plate
Maty i Price H as $2i.88 Dot.
French China Service Plates
Macy's Regular 1'rue. $1S.88 Dot
14tb STREET ta lltha-eEBT
H. M-ey Ce.'a Attraetlona Ara l'h(r Low r
aBBVletaM Square 4MW
Braaatwejr. MtB) to Mthl
MEN'S CHINCHILLA OVERCOATS
In all aiiaa, for men of all proportions and
physique. Nino models for choosing.
Chinchilla is the
ONE overcoat fabric
for th well-dressed
ma this year just
count the Chinchilla
Overcoats next time
you walk down the
BUT. every I into
mill in the country
is trying to make
Chinchilla, so as to
have a share in sup
ply ins the vast de
many houses are
Overcoats that look
as though they were
made of cheap blank
ets the fabrics tre
very loosely woven,
and will not wear
CHILLA OV ER
COATS, made of
the very best Chin
STYLE and QUAL
ITY Yt style of
the season made up
with supremo tailor
ing skill, of the high
est .juality materials
Chinchilla Overcoats, $19.75
-Come in double-breasted ulster
style in "Oxford" gray, in the London
"Guards" model in blue and brown,
and In Chesterfield style in th same
Chinchilla Overcoats, $24.75
-Are full length and have belted
backs. They are in the single
breasted button-lhrough model and
are either black or blue.
Chinchilla Overcoats, $29.75
- Are douhlc-briasfed, with the
smart "Shawl" collar and belted back,
in "Oxford" gray and brown. An
ulster model at the same price has the
notch col.lar and is worsted-lined with
satinove'r-lininn tn the shoulder. The
color is the light "("arnbridgi'" gray.
Chinchilla Overcoats, $3150
-Are double-bre.i-.ted, notch -collar
ulsters with bolted back and convert
ible collar, in Cambridge gray In
theSS there is a body lining of "shep
herd's plaid" worsted.
Chinchilla Overcoats at $38.50
..A,r,ii,LMl?w.lr,no,cn'0,1;,r ul!rtcr s,y?. a,lt' are made of the finest grade
Plaid-back Oxford and Cambridge gray Chinchillas-also in plain beck
dark Oxford Chinchillas. All have satin shoulder-lining.
HMh riwtr. n'war.
MEN'S HANDKERCHIEFS 15c EACH
- ... . ElstulUTt 2ic or mart.
The fintst hntn. from Btlaxt, Ireland, and are the most desirable size.
yvgm tapt boedtr on each handkerchief, in spot, stripe, key. etc.. designs,
and the borders are in very delicate shad s of blue. Nile green, tan. tobacco
brown, lavender, etc.
TkankstUint or Xma presents that are useful but we have only four
thousand of them. Hmtm caaaaa.
BOY'S RUSSIAN MODEL OVERCOAT
at other sl.tr es
For Boys From 2 1 j to 10 Years Old
reduction of one dollar below the reg
ular Macy Price of $4.Vt, on a coat that ts
selling in other stores ai $6. fO,
Nothing rmaiiis but to iay that tlie
Coat arc made in belted back style, of
warm, cJottly.WOVtn, mixed overcoiitniKS,
in grays and browns. Some with diagonal
lines. 'Some combined with tiny yxAs of
vivid color that make a heather mixture.
They have either eif or velvet collars, and
are lined throughout with a fine quality
THH TAILORING at evidenced by
the real bone buttons (no paper-mache)
tie silk-A'wn seams, the shaping of the
shoulders and the felling of the collar
is excellent and the cut is smart as skill can
Boys' Overcoats at Macy'a i because el tha ;d ram i
aiaaa V ; la IS rears; beiause af tha cut and tailoring nlk i aaam. rain
fariMacnti under Mat arm, hind lMd collar, tc; h v Jii v of tha raas ol aiteriab
fhinthllla, ktrmf, twd, cardurar. ate; because tl th triad colnrmi and aifacti, to
aunwruiaj to asantaw and, in chief, esfrause n ocrroit or at lr nj rtn find a
slat in our Bar' Ctatlilng Daaartmnt that ia not henast thrash and trroeih, in arica,
eiaterial, cut and tailcrinf.
Prices on boys' overcoats ran. e from $3.95
to $18.49, according to size and mater aL
. Saroad floor, a.'.lh HI.. Hoar.
Elgin Watches ara told everywhere but
at Macy't at standard pricet which aver
age 1-5 more than Macy't pricet
Elsewhere f 10.00.
This thin model medium siie
Watch has a jointed, plain pol
ished 20-year gold-filled open-face
case. The figures on the dial are in
graceful but very legible black type.
It is fitted with a 7-jewel tlgin
movement, and is an absolutely de
"Cerreet Time" is everything in I Watch.
TM watch illutrtrd has a
plain polished opSnfaca case of
14-kt. uold. It is thin iv lit-: and
RSj the graceful antique bow.
The method M jointing the
case, as shell n in the illuitratiom,
entirely prevents the entrance of
Thoroughly depends Mo watches are Mmv's Herald Sauart"
Watchts, preJ jrom $7.89 to $64.50. For Mtn. li omen and Children. Huntinf
or open jace. htlltj with f, 17-, and 21-).-uet movements. Lasts are ol i
porUd tun-melal, sterling tiller, standard Amtruan told-! tiled a.'d solid
Macy's "La Fern and Valentine" Watches com in fht
srylts as the atvet. and art priced )rom $7.89 to $1