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VAST LOT OF COAL
9fJtHJry9&r't Attractions Are Their Low Prices.
To-morrow Promises a Busy Day in the
Annual Sale of Commercial Stationery
Little Things at Big Savings
ejera -Main Floor, SBth St., w
Sale of Office Furniture Continued
Excellent Opportunities for Business Economy are presented in this Sale of 0(fice
Equipment. Everything from a mahogany finish Wtste-Paper Basket to a Roll-Top
Desk marked at special prices which will interest business men and women.
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WAS HELD IN CARS
TO SHOW SH0RTA6
Investigators Found Consign
ments Were Juggled Around
. While Price Was Raised.
The United Btatcs Grand Jury Is
til! probing tho methods by wtilch
the prlco ot coal was raised to $12 a.
ton laat fall and. Is still held at 18.25
ton. Joseph Oordon, a retailor at
TMrty-elghth stroot and tho East
nlyer, who was unablo to supply his
customers during tho artificial "am
Ins" except by payirwr ruinous prices
to speculators, wan the principal wit
ness exajnlncd this morning. It Is
expected that other coal men, as well
as several dealers In obes, will testify
Agents of the Department of Jus-
Moe are n earing tho end of their job (
of accounting for every ton of an- .
thtmclto coal taken out of tho mines
slnoe Sept 1 last. It is expected
that all of this record relating to tho
coal aupply of New York will bo laid
before tho Grand Jury this week.
Reports from various storage
tracks, It Is alleged, show that In tho
latter part of October, when tho
price wag put up to tho highest fig
ure In years, hundreds of cars of coal
wero held up on one pretext or an
other so tie to muko an artlllclal
Tho names of tho speculators,
brokers and other men who caused
this delay of coal destined for thu
New York market mo all In the records
of the Invostlgntors. They will bo ,
called upon to explain why they held I
back thousands of tons of coal by ro-
consigning them to other dealers, who
In turn transferred them to others
and thus kept tho supply for New
York and neighboring cities far short .
of tho normal. Ever ulnco tho pros- i
ent Investigation was begun, at tho 1
suggestion of Tho Evening world,
there hnn been n speeding up ot coal
Nhipmcnts to this city.
REFORMED CONVICT TELLS
OF AGED MAN'S MURDER
Sanders Says He Saw Wcxlcr, Ac
cused of Killing Strauss, Com
ing From the Scene of the Crime.
David Sanders, a former atlck-up
man anil gnngntcr, later a motuber of
the Sing Sing Mutual Wo faro League
and now a reformed and ardent en
thusiast of tho Humanitarian Cult,
was called ua a wltnft.su to-day
against Irving Wexlcr, alias Waxy
Gordon, on trial for the killing of
Frederick Straus, tho aged Clerk of
the City Court, on Jan. 'J, 1311, In St.
Murks riaco. Straus'H death was in
cidental to a light botivecn gangs. Ho
happened to hu In tho street whoa
the firing oturted.
Banders said that on tho night of
the murder ho was at Socond Aonuo
and Eighth Street. Ho heard shot
and saw Wexler comu hurriedly out
of Bt. Marks l'laco.
'"Ho came up to mo and took my
arm, said Sanders, "and togothvr wo
walked back to St. Marks Place
whoro whoro a largo crowd had gath
ered. Irving told mo that tho boys
had been In a light with tho 'wops'
and that an Innorert grap halrud
man hud been killed. Hn told mo,
hlso, that ho had thrown his gun Into
Sanders said ho decided to lead a
new Ufa after a talk with Mlscha
HUGHES TO BE PRESIDENT
OF UNION LEAGUE CLUB
Nominating Committee Votes to
'Post Name and No Other Can
didate Is Expected.
'intent on honoring Charles E.
Hughes, despite hls defeat for the
(residency, leading Republicans of
New York have decided to make htm
president of the Union League Club,
the foremost Republican social organ
ization of the country.
The nominating committee ot the
Mb has voted to post the name of
Mr. Hughes as Its oholoe for the pres.
ldenoy and no other candidate Is ex
pected to be presented, although there
la some disapproval among younger
members who would like to see a
more "olubby" member ohosen,
'Although many years a member,
Mr. Hughes hoa rarely been seen
within tho club house. The only oo
oaalon In (ecent yoars was during the
late campaign When he attended a
political reception at which ex-Iesi-dents
Roosevelt nnd Tnft shook hands.
Sathu Root now Is president.
60c up gBBr up
JTTTTA, IICTN OF IhSU'll. BUI HI',
Mfcl wit rrw wt nl (,
au woiiu uii.VHAisrieiiD jrou
I Et 125th t, 1 169 E, 34th St.
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Sale of Books
This event of importance to book
lovors and students brings unusual
money-saving possibilities. Included
arc many well-known
Boos on Tratcl and Biography
Scientific and Educational Work'
Entertaining Fiction "
40 to SO Below
which are always lower
than Publishers' prices
The number of books in the sale is so large that
space will not permit of mentioning them here.
We suggest an early visit to the sale.
UlW3f3-Olnln Moor, Ofttli Street, Hear.
Clearance Sale of
S' All Wool SUITS
f$fX&v Regular Pricea
$12.74 and $13.74
Some suits from our regular
high-priced stocks, nnd n special
purehnse of 200 suits, made by
tailors who arc noted for their
superior workmanship, c o ui
nrisc this special offerinir.
Each ot these suits tins nn extra pair of trousers, which double, thelif.,..! ,-
suit. The Intcst models in gray, brown or tnn mixtures of fancy high grade
tweeds, Lomeapuns nnd cheviots. 8 to 18 years.
Continuing Our Annual Sale of
Boys' Wash Suits, $1.29
AWmra Uiual rncei, (1.80 to $S.i
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Styles, material and color combinntions gulore. And what is morr, a c
plete range of files in every color and style. And to cap it ull.'&tt
"I.owest-in-thc-City" prices. Mothers buy a few of these suits u
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Mgr3 Second Floor, 34th Street, Jlturz
"Fruit of The Loom"
Sheets and Pillow Cases
That this famous brand has lost none of its
popular favor has been proved by the way in
which Sunday's announcement was received.
Hundreds of women bought these justly
popular sheets and pillow cases in large
quantities to nvoid the possibility of paying
higher prices later.
Full Range of the Wanted Sizes
J5SSK3f3l Baemrnt, lteur;
Clearance Sale of
At 15 to 40 less than Regular Prices
Some of these books have been damaged very slightly in
bundling during the holiday rush; others have slight imper
fections. For this reason they can no longer be clashed at
f$&&9 as perfect merchandise.
. Books bound in silk cloth, linen
cloth and imitation leather, in
large sires. A few genuine leather
covers in small sizes, 3jx7 inches.
Originally priced 74c, 70c and 8l)c.
Size 10x12 inch and 11x14 inch
books bound in Genuine Leather
(Walrus and Seal Grains, Morocco
and Kcrase). Some of fancy
leather with specinl design, in
solid back and lociaf lent bindings.
Originally priced ti.U, x.4l),
92.74 ana fa.x.
Very lnrge hooks in cloth and imita
tion leather, also genuine leather
in 7x10 inch size. Originally
priced 91.10, ?1.20 nnd Jl.CJ.
Size 10x12, 11x14 nnd 0x14 inch
books in fancy leathers. Large
Walrus, Seal, Knglish long grain.
Calf, etc., in bound, string tied
(loose leaf) and stcei back (loose
leaf) styles. Also some "slip-in"
albums. Originally priced feJ.x'J,
JS.74, .40 and ?l.U0.
Our entire stock of photograph calendars have been reduced to one-half
former prices. Originally 10c to 50c , now Sc to 29c.
Sale of Utaya Famous Sepia de Luxe Enlargements
39c each, $4.08 per dozen. Size SxlO inches
fSsy regular price, 59c each
From your own negative, we will make one of our Sepia de Luxe Knlnrge.
ments, mounted on triple border Maco mounts, which are obtainable only
at Btkr. If you have no negative we can make one from a print or
photograph (if it is clear enough) at nn extra charge of 31c.
The Sepia de Luxe Enlargements arc mounted on 12x14 inch mounts, ready
for framing. Suitable wooden frames furnihed at 59c ench.
If it is used in Photography, you can buy it at
rpftft Onroern Ilfnilquarleri, Ktfth floor, Crntrv -
A New Department for Skaters
Everything for ekating, from woolen gloves to
hockey sticks skating suits, sweaters, scarfs, caps,
locks, stockings, shoes not forgetting the skates.
Everything for men, women and childten, assembled
in a separate section to insure the utmost conveni
ence while purchasing, and the prices, as nlways,
3e Hc&d lb tlncm Greater
Annual Clearance Sale of
'imits and! 0ercaits
Hum the one which is drawing hundreds of men to SfiftoSSTQ and sending them
away feeling satisfied that their purchases have put aside the bogy of rising costs
in Woolens, trimmings and labor. Most of the suits nnd overcoats were taken
from the regular Winter stocks, and a special purchase of several hundred suits
hus just been added.
Aimed any style and fabric a man might vrish for, with the excep
tion of black or blue suits, will bo found greatly reduced tn price.
"Comparisons Are Odious" But
we invite a careful examination of the tailoring, the materials and the style
features. We suggest that you look about, knowing full well how important
this sale is to you fiom the standpoint of economy alone.
Suits and Overcoats
formerly Q J r
Suits and Overcoats
formerly fl1 HP T
Suits and Overcoats
formerly f1 A
Suits and Overcoats
formerly (t ) A fA
Suits and Overcoats
formerly tf O O A
Overcoats at higher prices at proportionate reductions
Cheviots, Vicunas, Cassi
meres, Doncgals, Unfin
ished ' worsteds, llnnnock
burns, Kerseys, Crombics.
Montagnacs, V o r u m b o s,
Homespuns, Elysians, Fancy
Mixed Worsteds and Warmth
Without Weight Fabrics.
Extra Salesmen to liclp you
find the suit or overcoat you
want, without waiting. Extra
Fitters and extra tailors to
sec that you arc fitted
properly, and that all altera
tions arc made without delay.
No Charge for Alterations
Soft Roll English Sacks,
Conservative Suits, Ueltcd
Town Coats, Rugged Ulsters,
Snug Fitting Pinch Hacks,
Warm Ulstcrettes, Loose
English Uox Coats, Semi
Form Fitting Models.
.MWy fifth lloor. llroH.li.)
Substantial Savings in Our
Amradl SALE of FUR
A special Cash purchase of high-grade Furs
augmented by selections from our own stocks
at prices one-third less than usual.
Beautiful Fur Coats, perfectly matched sets, separate scarfs
and muffs, of all the wanted furs, at prices which mean notable
Hudson Seal $129.00
Hudson Seal, $214.00 $134.00
Hudson Seal. 259.00 1 64.00
Nutria. 214.00 134.00
Real Mole. 374.00 244.00
Natural Nutria, 296.00 196.00
Items for Men
Tin; Men's Department has
Hindu many friends during
1010 who will watch with in.
terest any news concerning its
quality merchandise. Men
have leurned that buying at
i&tcys means saving money.
The Lansdowne, $2.74
Prlrr. -a IJ I'lici,
$13.74 ...Skunk . . $33.75 $19.74
24.74 Skunk 39.75 2 2.74
19.74 Kolinsky 44.85 29.75
14.49 Hudson Seal ( JX'.,) 21.74 11.49
34.75 Hudson Seal (JtfLt) 29.75 19.74
14.74 Beaver 39.75 24.74
27.75 Battleship Cray Lynx 49.75 27.75
39.75 Battleship Gray (,$'?,) 69.75 34.75
44.75 Silvered Fox 74.75 44.75
24.74 Black Lynx 44.75 24.74
39.75 Fisher 74.75 49.75
15.74 Skunk dyed Raccoon 24.74 13.74
39.75 Australian Opossum, 29.75 14.74
39.75 Blended Sable ... 98.75 69.75
Perfectly Matched Fur Sets
In Mift or derby modi It, Uh-m1 rs
I'iiiMvtly Imts nre fiiii.licd
to the point (if icrfirtiim Soft
hull ill iiijmlur iduidci. Deride ill
hlack only. rioni model to
Madras Shirts, $2.44
Three distinct models, of high grmr
woven nnd corded mndrns. Segli
gee or pleated styles with laundrrrd
ruffi attached, Alao soft cuff
model, Thf! roloriiigi nnd patterns
nre of the kind nnd nunlity always
found in shirts of the better fjrnde.
Generous open end lmpe, of utrnnp,
durable ntin brocade. The pot
tern include severnl scroll, flower
Mid leaf design in dark two end
three tnno colorings,
rr-S$JW3 Mutn Floor, n.llli SI.
Bay Sable.- $129.00
Hudson Seal and
Blood Red Fox. 84.75
Taupe Fox, 74,75
Natural Squirrel, 44.75
Natural Jap. Fox. 59.75
-tffJZF. 'liilnl llmir, mill SI.
Wn could not find n belter
umhrelln, for tlin price, In thn
ily, In fuet our verified report
full to allow nny na good for tint
. luro Main floor, nnlli HI., t1wr -
DiBiog Room Furniture
For Thrifty Saturday Shoppers
Fine reproduction of a Queen Anne Mahogany Dining:
Room Suite, 10 pieces, consisting of Buffet, 00 inches long,
with one long drawer, two cupboards nnd three small drawers;
China Closet, 4.5 inches long; Serving Table, 42 inches long,
and Extension Table, 5 4 inches in dinmctcr, five Side Chairs
and one Ann Chair; scats covered in Blue Spanish leather,
ax illustrated: 10 pieces complete for $471.19.
Reproduction of Charles II.
Oak Dining Room Suite, 10
pieces, confuting ot lluffet, 00
Indies long, with one lnrge drawer,
one imnll drawer with sliding trsy,
slid two cupboards; China ('toset,
Ai inches long; Serving Tnhle, SO
inches long; Hound Kutcmlon
Tnhle, 48 Inrhc in diumclcr; five
hide Chairs nnd one Arm Chair;
rents covered in genuine Drown
Spanish leftther, lOpiecer, $247.08.
Four-Piece Dining Room Suit.
American Walnut, in William and
Mnry period, consisting ot lluffet,
00 inches long, with one targe
drnwer and two small drawers, one
Iiartitioncd for silverware, t Cup
lonrds; Cliinn Cloct, 40)$ inches
loug, with wood lattice work on
doors; Serving Table, 4i in, long,
Hound Kx. Table, 4S ins. in diam
eter; 4 pieces complete for S287.7S.
Clinirs to mntch ut various prices.
f$yay3 wih noor
Continuing the Semi-Annual Sale of
Many were quick to take advantage of this exceptional offering.
Although the larger pieces have been sold, there ts a good assort
ment of pieces ranging up to 0 sq, yds. each. Many pieces of tho
same pattern will be found, furnishing enough of one design to
cover the average kitchen, pnqtry, hall, laundry or bathroom.
Imported and Domestic Linoleums in block patterns, tile effects,
imitation wood designs and other patterns. Bring your meas
urements with you. No cutting, bold by tue piece only.
Dining Room Suite, rrnroduc
tlon of the Hepplewhite periixt, ill
Knglish llrown Mnhognny, 10
pieces, consisting of buffet, 7
inclies long, with four drnwers,
one with sliding tray for silver
ware anil two cupboard; China
Closet, itfj inches long, willi wood
lattice work on doors; Serving
Table, 48 inches long, and Hound
r.xtcnaion Table, (14 indies in
diameter, five Side Chairs and
one Arm Chair; scats covered in
sateen; 10 pieces complete for
Four-Piece Mahogany Dining
Room Suite, Adnia period, con
sisting ot lluffet, (10 Inches long,
with two cupboards; China
Closet, :)! Indies long; Serving
Tabic, 30 indies long, and Hound
Kxtennlon Table, 4H inches in
Inlaid, Linoleums, formerly 4o
NOW 59c Sq. Yd.
Figured Cork Linoleums,
tuerly 69c to 74c sq. yd.
IUW 34c bq. Id.
Felt Dase Linoleum, formerly 44c to 2)4c. NOW 24c Sq. Yd.
Carpets Reduced forClesrance
A limited quniitity of liulf rolls nnd
full rolls iu perfect quulity, stuud
Wilton Carpets, some with bor
der to mutch; two tonu effects
only, in green, brown, red, blue or
tnn. Formerly 63. i! I.
Clearance Trice, $2.34 Yd.
Wool Velvet Carpet, C7 ins. wide.
Some with stair carpets to match.
Several designs. Formerly $1.10.
Clearance Price, 94c Yd.
Imported Axmlnater and Wilton
Velvet Carpet, in a limited va
riety of designs. Formerly $1.80
to Ji.l I per yard.
Clearance Price. $1.48 Yd.
New Wool Wilton Rugs
In Unusual Patterns
Just received from the mills, an entirely new line of Wil
ton Rugs of standard quality wool yarn. The patterns
are quite out of the ordinary, and in many respects
equal in appearance those found only in higher priced
goods. Included are .laspe Grounds in Chinese De
signs and reproductions of Sarouk, Kirmaushnh, Meshed
ami other (Jricntul rugs in soft, blended tones.
27 in. i 54 in.
36 in. i 61 in.
6 ft. i 9 ft.
3 in. x
8 ft. 3 in. x 10 ft. 6 in. $43.75
9 ft. x 12 ft. $46.25
10 ft. 6 in. x 13 ft. 6 in. $64.50
5 ft. $72.50
Other room nr. special sizes and hall runners may be made to order.
-tay fourth lloor, llroadwaj-
The Meaning of a Chinese Rug
riir flirures in the Chinese Huv.
of which the illuitrution may give
some iden. represent a number of
emblems T.f the Iluddl.ist faith,
notably the drngon. The nig is
only one of ninny in our stock, all
of them reproduction of weaves
made auvernl hundred years ago.
The motif of the rug, the drngon,
is repented five times in the
design, the iden being to represent
the dragon nt five stages of its
life. The siicred pearl nnd the jade
rocks of China with rift of sold
mid rose cloud, nil so full of mean
inn h 'I"' Chinese, have been
thoughtfully woven into this rug.
The Temple, towering above the
clouds, nnd representing to the
The rug is fl fret x 10 feet,
mysiical Chinese mind the Infinite
Structure, stands out in dull blu
at the ends, The endless Chinese
wnil, the Lotus Flower and many
other symbols help to tell the
and is priced at $216.00.
Extra-Size Chinese Rugs
In flflZTS collection of Chinese Rugs aro many of extra
sires, all in the wonderful color schemes which mako these
Rugs such sumptuous floor coverings. Wo quoto a fow
sizes nnd prices,
15.0 x b.S $174.00 14.0 1 10.0 $284.00
15.2 s 10.2 $448.00 12.2 s 12.2 $228.00
I5.Bi 14.0 $474.00 14.9x 11.0 $262.00
I5.0ll.ll $504.00 12 k 18 $724.00
15.0 1 11.0 $278.00 12(18 $974.00
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Antique Chinese Rugs Modern Chinese Regs
Of variniii ages, designs In tho modern Chinese
and colorlngi. A really tKS wo lvvo tt numbor
remarkable, collection iu fmm ,vhMl , cho0(0
which ftV, S A ' d 10x8.
rioniu beautiful ones aro Only one, however, of eaoh
priced at 1,SO, of tho largo rJzes,
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