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TETE YTjlTIW( WOULD, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1912
ENDS LIFE WITH ACID
IS TOO PROSPEROUS
Wife of Simon Bruckcrman,
Canal Street Bookseller,
Objected to New Store.
Rlavarr to "business nun responsible
for the ea,tli or Samli Hruckerman,
firty-two vesrs of are, wife of Simon I
VllOkWWM and tlie mother of his live
children. Sim couM not stand the proe
MrltV which sepsratefl her from her
husband and chlldien, so she swallowed
the contents of a fotir ounce vial of
Ofl iii- arid ami rtled.
Htuckerman for year hat been the
proprietor of a hook store at No. SO
'anal stre.L Jtocently he. opened as
other atora at Fifty-ninth atraat and
Third avenue. A few rtaij hk he a
04pted tha agon -y of a Ruse lan p'.jMi
1 rvthlne wan going along" nicely.
The two alder children worked In tha
bookatora: tha third child attended
school. The Vwu youngoit Ioul and
Itose, aged alx and eeven stayed homa
wlUi their mother. Mrs Bmokarnuin
iiewalleo tha conatant abseooe of her
lutsbond awl their two eldest children.
Hhe wanted home life. There waa too
caueh bualneaa, alio said. When her
n is hand accepted the Russian agency
ehe was In despair.
"Now I wlU never hee you or tha
children at ail," nhe said. "There Is
nothing for me but to kill myself."
Tho husband remained homa with his
wife laat night, lie reiwaured her and
kept constant vigil over tier. Soon, he
said, they would make money enough
and retire. Ula wife smiled, aha had
heard tha story before. At 10 o'clock A.
M. ta4sK tha book dealer, worn out
frem haa vlgtl. fell asleep. Then the
wife sent the servant out on an errand
aad herself went down to the Canal
attest atora. She jeturnod in less than
' sal hour to ttheir apartments In tha
. Valesls, No. m East Broadway. The
, aiavator boy noticed tkat aha was agi
tated. She had barely alighted from thu
at bar floor when the boy heard a
The husband was awakened. He
.feund hie wife wnthlng on the floor,
the empty vtal gt her aide. Paul Har
rison, a druggUt at No. 87 Canal street,
was tavken to Police Headquarter to
be questioned hy the Coroner as to
selling the poison to the woman. He
denied that he hod old her any.
Louisa, the eld s. daughter ot Mrs.
Brnckerasan. declared to the police that
be had gone to the drug atore and
I purchased, a duplicate of the bottle
and content which had ended tha Ufa
of hsr mother. The druggist vehe
mently denied having sold the poison
to Louisa. The law says that no drug
Klst or anybody else shall sell greater
than a Ave per cent, solution of car
liollc acid without a phyelclan's pre-eorlptlon.
THUGS BEAT CHAUFFEUR.
CUT TIRES OF AUTO TRUCK.
Attack Follows Trouble of Drug
Syndicate With Some ot Its
A bold assault was mad to-day on
lloiiiiii avenue. Long Ialand City, upon
.'John Uaffney, driver of an auto-truck,
who was dragged from the truck and
heaten with a blackjack.
Oaffney la thirty-one years old. lives
at No. 101 West Thirty-sixth street
and Is employed by the Plerce-Arrow
company. He was driving an auto-
' truck for the American Drug Syndi
cate. Four men took part In tha at-
tack. After beating the chauffeur they
oil the tiros of the track and fled.
The American Drug Syndicate la said
to have had trouble with some em
ployees. The chauffeur waa taken to
Ht- John'a Hospital. His condition la
said to be serious
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What Can We Help You To
Everything Here for Serving
The Thanksgiving Dinner
Whatever you discover that you need in the way
of household equipment before Thanksgiving Day,
you'll need in a hurry. That is where GIMBELS
will step into the breach with superb stocks and quick
service. Whether snowy Linens, ready to put on the
table, shining Silverware, a new Dinner Service or
Cut Glass, or any of the thousand and one things
needed in the kitchen and butler's pantry, you'll find
them all here.
fff What's more, we will promise, unless you live too
far away, to get everything home to you in plenty
of time. But give u all the time to do it in that
Thanksgiving Table Linens
Specially Priced for the Occasion
Chosen from our fine stock of pure Linens, with the idea of
giving the housekeeper a pleasant combination of beauty, ser
vice and economy in her new table linens.
Oerman Tablecloths and Napkins tn several designs, hemmed ready for
use; the Tablecloths, from 69x69 inches to 69 to 126 inches, special at $3 to
$9.60; and Napkin? tn matcn, 24-inch, special at $4.25 a dozen.
Hemstitched Sets, containing Tablecloth, 70x70 inches, and one dozen
20-inch Napkins of fine Scotch damask; some in new circular designs; special
at 97.60 a act.
Scalloped Seta of one 72-inch cloth and six 22-inch napkins, of handsome
Scotch Damask; special at 97.
Hemmed Napkin j of Scotch and Irish damask, 24-inch, several pretty
patterns; speciaTat 93.76.
Bed Linens for the Ouest-room
Pure Irish Linen Sheets, fully laundered, for single and double bedsteads;
special at 99.60 and 97.60 a pair.
Pillow Cases ol the same linen, special at si.eu it pair
Hand-embroidered Pillow Cases in exquisite designs, special at $3.60 pair. I
Thanksgiving Alliance Between
CHINA and TURKEY
In order to cement friendship as firmly as possible we offer
for the day before Thanksgiving a fine group of DIN'N ER SETS
made up from our open stock patterns and marked at extremely
low prices. Same way with an equally welcome assoiunent of
Crystal Table Sets. The beauty of these offerings is that add i-1
tional pieces in the same design may be bought whenever needed.
The DINNER SETS
For Thanksgiving Sports
The Young Girls Will
Need Chinchilla Coats
The big brother is no longer envied because he has a
greatcoat of chinchilla, and therefore has mother's
sanction to stay in the great outdoors as much as he
please. Now the girm ran also weather the games anil
without the fear of cold.
Young Women's Chinchilla Costs, $16.60
Probably you have seen this very coat at $25 for
we have ! The plush in its large collar also continues
as a full length facing in both sides of the front; cuffs
also of plush. Blue, Oxford, brown and black.
A $25 Chinchilla Ulster is quite like the men's new
It has the loose back with inverted pleat and a wide
belt. The crow's feet that, finish both ends of its muff
pockets are a hallmark of its gooti tailoring. Lined with
satin to the waistline, also sleeves. Oxford and navy
Sizes 14, 16 and 18 years.
Junior Girls' Chinchilla Coats, $18.60
Three styles one buttons all the way down the
front, and the others are overcoat models with belts and
velvet inset collars. Blue, brown and Oxford. Sizes
14, 16 and 18 years.
Young Girls' Chinchilla Overcoats, $9.76
These for girls of 6 to 14 years, which are lined with
flannel, have wide belt and patch pockets. Blue and
A more dressy style in chinchilla, with velvet collar
and inset cuffs, is 15. Navy and gray.
The Gimbel Notion Store
Is Ready for Christmas
It contains all aorta of little things which collected on a pretty
piere of ribbon will make a captivating sewing set.
There are Work Boxes from abroad; from little ones, at 26c,
which will please a small girl, to very elaborate ones in leather
caseB, at $37.60, all with their complement of silks, needles
scissors, bodkins, and the like.
But this has nothing to do wilh the fact thai, tomorrow HI
shall hold a
Special Sale of Notions
j 10c for I carda Clinton Safety I
I Pins, white, gilt or black. j
10c for five Mr pkgs. Gimbel Im
ported Enameled Wire Hairpins, black
Uc for two 1 or botes Gimbela
"Duchess" assorted wire Hairpins,
black or bronae.
26c for two 20V boxes Gimbels large
assorted Enamel Wire Hairpins.
10c for three boxes (iimlnla
"Countess" Invisible Hairpins, black
190 for two 10c oiea Elastic Steel
I 190 for four or licit
jet, mat, white
and colored hin Is.
190 for two 8c cubes Uimtiels Im
ported H. V. Neuss Glass head Pins.
19c for two 12c cubes large
Gimbel Imported Glass head Pins,
H. P. N'etuw quality.
28c for two 16c extra large cubes
Imported Glass head Pins.
16c lor four 6c cards Gimbels
Imported Pearl-head Uu-c Pins,
From a Full Stock of
These are the days when the
remarkable Gimbel variety in
Winter Underwear for Women
proves its worth. The range,
from 60c to $16.60, is complete,
and includes every fabric from
cotton to silk and every desira
New are Women's Union
Suits of merino, combining a
light-weight vest, low neck and
sleeveless, with heavier weight
drawers. In all sizes up to 40,
at $1.60 each.
Union Suits of merino, made
in Switzerland, with high neck
and long sleeves, are $1.86 ; with
short sleeves, $1.76; low neck,
sleeveless, knee or ankle length,
Swiss Merino Vests, low or
high neck, at 86c; knee or ankle
length tights to match, $1 each.
Of black or white silk-and-cotton,
at $1.86, regularly $2.25;
in black, all-wool, closed or
open, sizes 4, 5 and (!, n! $2,
$2.26, $2.76 and $3.
Wool-and-cotton, guaron eed
fast black, open or closed, at ? J ,
$1.60 and $1.76. 'Main Floor
Hair Ornaments That Charm
In Price as Well as Design
We picked up this little lot from an importer whose season is
over so that the prices are temptingly low for such attractive
headdresses to wear with evening gowns.
There are Bandeaux, Juliet Caps and Aigrettes, made of imita
tion pearls, gold-and-silver bugles and rhinestones in many pretty
designs priced thus:
Pearl Juliet Cbimi, 99.90, usually $4.26. Pearl Bandeaux, 91-89, usually $2.
Khinestone Bandeaux, 60c, 91 and 91.90, usually $1 to $2.60.
Aigrettes, with fancy feather stick-up in spun glass, at 25c and 60c.
There is also a rich variety of Barrettes, Braid Pins, Back Combs and Ban
deaux, in platinum finish many set with Imitation pearls or rhinestones, at
regular, though moderate prices. Jewelry Store, Main Floor
19c for two lOo books GimhM Im
ported English Solid Brass Pins, white
10c for three 5c palters Gimbels
"Duchess" or "Countess" English Pins
16c for two 10c papers Gimbels
"Princem" English Solid Head Brass
SOc for box. 1 ,-lb. Gimbels heat
English Bankers Pins, sites , 4, 6, 9.
Hooks ft Eyes and Fasteners
10c for three 6c cards Girabeh
"Melba" and "Gretchen," black or
white. 19c gross.
10c for three lie cards "DeLong"
tatcnt Invisible Eyes.
26c for twelve :c rani Rustproof
Spring Fasteners, black or white.
4 for 8e roll Cotton Tape. bla k or
16c for two 10c Pieces (12 yds.)
mercerised Lingerie Tape, fast color.
10c, 390 and 60c for bundle assorted
widths, non-twisting, India. English
10c for three
6c balls Krench
10c for three V spools Niagara. 100
yds., Sowing Silk.
10c for three &c spools. 600 yds.,
96 to 91.29 for Corsel IsMlsV
lOo for three 5c pair "Diamond Tip"
shoe I .ares, black or tan.
10c for three 5c cards Collar Sup
26c "Fltwafl Canvas
10c for ihn"'
Sterling I himhles, 10c to $1.25
10c to $6.26
Large assortment showing Fancy
Paper, Imitation antl Genuine LoathST
Cases, filled with Sewing Needle of
best English makes.
19e for two 10c
ing Suit Hangers.
THE Gimbel Month-Ehd Sale
Today and Wednesday in the Subway Store
Presenting a great assemblage of pronounced economy items - the greatest in many moons of monthly
sales---because the heavy selling of the last few weeks has created a more than ordinary collection of oddments,
small lots and special assortments of seasonable merchandise. Requisites for cold weather, useful things for
the home and individual. In every aisle, pleasant surprises await every shopper. To those few who are not
familiar with the Month-End Sales held in this great two-story Subway Store, as well as to the thousands
who are a courteous invitation is extended to make t his the occasion of a visit. We quote here a few of the
many reasons why you should do so today and tomorrow:
Limoges China, brown and green
borders, gold edges; regularly $!!4,
special at 936.
Limoges China, pink rosebud border
with gold edge ana handles ; regularly
147, special at 999.
Limoges China, lavender and green
border, deep coin gold edge and handle,
100 pieces; reg. $58, special at $43.
Limoges China, coin gold edge and
handle, 100 pieces; reg. $49, special
Austrian China, 100 places, red bor
der with lace geld overbid; regularly
$50, special at 937.60.
Austrian China, hrown - and - roll
border, 100 pieces; regularly $39,
special at $27.60.
Limoges China. 100 pieces, green
and - brown border: reirularlv l.Y
special at $27.60.
Austrian lima, 100 pieces, pink-and-green
border, gold edge; regularly
$33, special at 931.79.
CRYSTAL TABLE SETS
$18 Crystal Sets, 12 each of goblet,
champnitnc, claret, cordial and wine
glasses, m Louis XV decorative design,
$26 Crystal Service, cut wreath de
aign. set of 00 pieces, at 919.76.
$26 Etched Crystal Service, HO
pieces, special design; at $14.
$20 Services, of iridencent crystal,
consisting of 60 pieces, at $14.76.
910.H5 Service, HO pieces, Grecian i
border, at 96.79. Fifth Floor
Of Very Desirable Black
And Colored Fabrics
At Half Price or Near It
The merrier the selling in this superb Gimbel stock of Fall
and Winter Dress Fabrics the more rapid the accumulation of
short lengths- enough in each to make a whole tailored suit or
dress, a coat or a separate skirt.
Tomorrow a fine group of these Uros.s lengths will be
offered at half price, or a little more or less.
Plenty of such always wanted fabrics as broadcloths and
serges, as well as some of the striking novelties of the season.
Here is a list of examples giving the former price and the now
price for Waist, Skirt and Dress Lengths, i
2Jk Navy Whipcord, .'i4-inch
U Scotch Tweed, 56-inch
2H Navy Blue Wool Corduroy
4; ' Two-toned Wnipcord, 54-incJi
f Mannish Suiting, 54-inch
,'j 54-inch Brown Broadcloth
3 1 1 54-inch Satin Soleil
2 i 54-inch Navy Blue Serge
2 50-inch Back-Satin Cloth
2 Silk-and-wool Poplin
2 4 Prunella
The lengths run all the way from 1 1 . to 5i , yarqlj
. . $6.95 $8.36
. . $19.69 $8
. . $6.19 $3.60
. . $11.25 $6.26
. . $8.25 $4
. . 97.60 94.39'
. . $5.69 93
. . 94.38 $2.50
. . $10.50 $4.26
. . ) 91.461
widths 42 to 51 inches, j
That is the initial cost; for unfor
tunately, we cannot keep tbu prices of
coal from soaring.
But we CM lower the prices on our
efficient Coal, Oil and Gas Stoves, and
we Jo, just when Winter is showing its
The Vulcan Odorless Oa Heater,
nickel-plated finish. Keg. $3.50, 12.65.
The New Vulcan Gas Heater, open
front, black finish. Keg. $4, at $3.26-
Qaa Radiators, low, aluminum top
finish, four tube. K"gularly $1.65, r.t
Gas Radiators, high, aluminum
t op finish, four tube. Kegularly $1 .80,
Four Tube, High Radiators.
Kegularly $2.65, for $2.
20th Century Gaa Hoators. Give
both heat and light. Ken. 7."ic, at 60c.
Oil Heating Stoves. Japan finish,
3-qt. oil capacity. Keg. 18,78, at $2.
Waterman Oil Heater. Bran
Tank, 4-qt. oil capacity. Kegularly
$1.50, at 93.60.
No. 3 Extra Large Oil Heaters.
Kegularly 98, at $6.
Coal Heating Stoves, No. 8. Brick
lined, cylinder shape, fancy ornamental
top. Kegularly 18.80, at 92.06. No.
9. Kegularly !f4.50, at $3.60; No. 10.
Kegularly $o.'J5, at $4.26.
Self-feeding Coal Heater, nickel
plated, regularly $12.75, for'$10.
Five-hole .Coal Heating Range,
14-inch oven, extra large fire bo::, com
plete with lengths of pipe and elliou ;
set up in Greater New York, regularly
$14.75 for 911-60. Fifth Floor
Women's $12.50, $15 and $18
Tailored Suits at $5.50
The most remarkable underpricini; event of the season. It is simply
a case of an entire clearance of certain oddments In our stocks. To
help bring about this value a very fortunnte purchase was made where
wo procured about 500 suits from a receiver in the neighborhood of 20c
on i he dollar. They are splendid suits in new Fall and Winter models,
and ' cry one of them is lined with one-year guaranteed satin.
Subway Store, Balcony
Men's $10 Blue Serge Suit
Clearing at $7.75
Thesv are by no means ordinary $10 grade suits. NVe prefer rather to
underestimate a value than to exaggerate It, and when we quote these as
$10 Suits we are living up to the letter of our policy.
fl-Button Sack Coats, well tailored. Good quality serge. Common
sense, serviceable business suits. Sixes .11 to 42.
Subway Store, Balcony
Women's $19.60 Chinchilla Coats for 112.76
Velvet collars and cuffs, fancy back with velvet piping and buttons
Women's $6.76 All-Wool Serge Dresses for $2.96 .
Button front, satin Robespierre collar and satin cat Is, In blue, black
$2 Girls' Dresses at 96c
In Norfolk fitted effects, plaited skirts, trimmed with contrasting
shades; white or tan.
$2 Soft Voile Frilled Blouses for $1
The new bow-front model, round collar. Prince Imperial ffrills and
$3.60 to $3.96 Linterie and Voile Waists, $1.66
Various styles; high necks and long sleeves, button back or front.
$1 Grade All Leather Hand Bags, 40c Each
Leather-lined and have change purse.
$1.60 Women's Gloves at 60c
wanted street shades.
66c Basket Weave Suiting , 48c Yard
54 inches wide, black. All wool.
98c All Wool Storm Serge, 66c a Yard
45 inches wide. Sponged and shrunk; navy blue and
$4.60 and $6 Dress Lengths, $2.86 Each
Black and colored Dress fabrics, desirable weaves. Packed in box for
holiday gifts, if desired.
26c Corset Cover Embroideries, 18c a Yard
17 inches wide, on cambric and nainsook.
Women's $15 Coats at $8.75
A miscellaneous collection of fine quality well-tailored garments; short
coats, thfee quarter and full length models; lined and unlined.
These are the remainders from threo very large sales recently held,
at 912.60, $16 and $16.60 respectively.
Subway Store, Balcony
Children's 60c to $1 Bonnets at 26c
Baby caps and children's bonnets of felt, corduroy and bear cloth.
Children's $3.76 Coats for $2.96
Plush, caracul, corduroy and chinchilla; sixes 2 to 5 years.
Men's $1.60 and $2 Soft Hats for $1
Soft hats in rakish youthful models, rough and smooth finish, Tel
escopes, Alpines antl Mascots; broken sixes.
Boys' $1.60 and $2 Hats for 96c
Tyroleae, Teddy, Buster and Telescope styles, rough and smooth
Men's $1.60 Pajamas at 86c
Of domet flannel in a variety of neat designs; all sixes.
Men's $2 Coat Sweaters for $1.36
In Oxford gray only; good weight; sixes 89 to 44.
Men's 60c Suspenders for 26c
Neat, st rone; and serviceable.
$2 and $2.60 Umbrellas for Men and Women at $1.60
Well-made; strong frames sterling silver trimmed handles.
Rogers Silver Plated Serving Pieces
60c Smoked Beef Forks, SOe. 90c Cake Forks, 20c. 50c Jelly Shells
Sundry pieces, comprising Berry Spoons, Salad Forks and Salad
SKjons, 75c grade, at 36c.
16c Linen Finished Laces at 10c a Yard
Kdges and band, on antique meshes, 3ti,0'; in. wide.
60c to 76c Dress Remnants, 36c a Yard
lllack and colors, 1 U to 7 yd. lengths. Including serges, suitings,
chi cks, Henriettas, mohair, Panamas, etc.
Women's $3 to $5 Shoes, $1.35
Samples from a host of reliable manufacturers.
La Prance Shoes, Lounsberry Mathewson and the r red Todd Shoe
Company. To these samples we have added hundreds of pairs of Gimbels'
regular $3.50 Shoes, in order that every sixe will lie represented.
Subway Store, Baloony.
$1 Table Dsmaak, 70c yd. Lengths of 2,
V .. and 3 yds., 70 in. wide.
$1.26 Mercerized Damask Cloths, 76c each.
5 76 Damask Sets for $3.76.
$1.36 and $1.60 Huckaback Towola at $1
dos. Slight mill imperfections.
16c Crash and Olaas Towelling, 12c yd.
$1 Combinations (Women's), at 60c. Cor
set Cover and Drawera or Corset Cover and
60c Corset Covers for 26o.
91 and 91. 60 Coraets at 86c. All wall
known makes. Sixes 20 to 90.
60c Flannelette Petticoats, 38c
$1 Silk Moasalinea at 66o a yard. 96 inches
60c and 76c Fancy Silks for 38c a yard.
91 Black Dress Velveteen, 86c.
18o Black Lining Sateen, 19c a yard.
60c Yard -wide Lining Satin at 48c a yard.
36c to 60c Scarfs, Squares and Centrepieces,
94 60 Travelling Bags, $2.6. In ruaset
leather, Oxford shape, 16, 17 and 18 in. alxa.
96 Suit Caaea at $3.60. Oenuine cowhide,
24 -in. aixe.
91 to 9190 Velvet Bags, 36c. Flat muske
teer shapes, with long silk cord h smiles and
92 Scrim Curtains, $1.46.
99.76 Lace Bed Sets, 93.76.
36c Dimity and Rep Cretonnes, 20c.
- 38o Holland Window
Shadea, 16c each.
$2.26 Couch Covers,
93.76 Armure Por
60c to 76c Ingrain
Carpets, 36c to 80c
$1 to 91.39 Tapestry Brussels and Valut
Carpets, 60c to 76c yard.
60c to 7o Printed Linoleums (room lengths.
8 to 15 square yards), 36c square yard.
12' c Olnghaxns, 7c yard; 18c Oinchama.
18c Walating Idealene, 12 1 c yard.
18c Swiss Challla, 10c yard.
18o and 35c Wash Remnants, So yard.
8c to IS 1 jc Wash Ooods Remnants, 6c yard.
916 Ooodrlch Sewing Machines, at 910.
76c Papier Mache Buat Forma, 66c.
40c Papier Mache Buat Forms, SSe. (Sizes
32 to 42 in. bust measurement.)
91.60 Cotton Fleeoed Blankets, 88c each.
91.76 Bordered Comfortables, 91.26 each.
76c Seamless Sheets, 68c.
12c FUlow Caaea, 8c.
10c Bleached Domet Flannel, 9o yam
99.90 OU Paintings, at 91.79.
98 90 OU Paintings, at 99.
910.90 OU Paintings, at 97.60.
$3 (42-pleoe) Dinner Service, at 91.76.
$6.60 ( 60-piece) Dinner Service, for $2.45.
100-pleee Dinner Service, at $9.76.
10c for three Wire Coat Hangers
900 doaon. Small Hnd medium sixe.
26c for dozen Polished Wood (.'oat
16c (or two 10a nickel-plated Muff
Hangers. Main Floor