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1W SCHEELE FILL
BOMBS HE IVIAD
wedding date april is:
COUPLE GET LICENSE
Electrician on German Liner
Admits He Constructed
Scores of Cases.
.Ernst Decker, an electrician on
the ateamshlp Krlcdrlch der drosse.
feB trial with Cnpt. Charles von
Xlalst and four other Germans for
putting- firs bombs In Allied ships,
ttlfled In his own behalf to-day In
4fet United States Court, Ho told how
fe had made scores of "thlnfrs"' from
tHces of lead pipe for Dr. Walter
Wieodoro Bohcele of Hobokn, Into
jflWch Bchcele put a yellowish and
White powder. These "thlnijs" the
Government Identified as flro bombs,
Becker said be was sent to Schoole
In the spring of IBIS by Chief En
gineer ICnrl Schmidt of his ship who
told him he could mado a "little
extra money." Hcheelo gave him In
ktructlona under which he cut off
pieces of lead pipe and soldered
partition In each one. This work was
done on shipboard.
. "When I oalled on Dr. Scheele the
wecond time be asked mo If I could
mako ISO more samples," said Decker.
The witness said Chief Knglnrcr
Bdunldt told him Iho other engineers
would help Mm with that work, so
Uiey could bo finished quickly.
Becker added that his pay was 1S
a month. The steamship company
paid Mm $1 of that and sent JH to
tils wife in Germany.
"Dr. Bcheclo told Hooker on May 11.
115, that bo need not mnko any of
the "things" because he had enough.
Becker bad tben mado one hundred.
"Did you make any larger tubes?"
'.aked Judgo Van Flcot.
"Tea, twenty or thirty," said neck
er. I put aluminum partitions In
ae- last oil of them."
Dr. Scheele, Decker said, asked him
' svna day If he would carry a natchel to
Capt. Otto Wolpert In the New York
efflco of the Atlas Line, a subsidiary
of the Hamburr-Amrrlcan I.lne
Bcheclo put a lot of wooden boxes
In the bag and Decker took It to Wol
pert. They were like the boxes on
the Dhrtrlot.Attorney'a table, the wit-
to Ms pointed out. These came from
Bcheele'a laboratory and are full of
podium nitrate, which burns fiercely
(tvhsn touched by muriatic acid.
The testimony of Von Klelst and
Other witnesses shows that ths boxes
Picker carrlod to Wolpert In the bag
wMw.ttiuJ-titn nre bombs ready To
"yon Klelst, who preceded neckcr
9ft the atand. Involved himself In nu
tnerous contradictions when he was
eross-exainlned, IIo was attempting
to explain the confession ho mado to
frttectlve Darnltz and signed sbeot
br eheot at the Hotel Sherburne,
Coney Islund, hours before ho was
"Did you tell Dr. Scheele to engage
William Mayer, a Hoboken tinsmith,
to help on tho bombs?" asked Dis
trict Attornoy J. W. Osborno 2d.
y r'T did," said von Klelst. "Dut
Bohcelo got some ono else. Ho said
Mayer couldn't do the work right."
"When -ou stated that the things
oheelp gide were fire bombs," asked
,jn ror mo aeivnse, -was mat
"Jbrwatlon you had when you
rtfm nr frftm wliflt vmi le.n-nrri
"From Information I got later," re
plied von Klelst.
lit, Wcraple, for the defense, rc.vl
from von Klolnt's statement to the
detectives: "I told Dr. Bchcele he
BOUld get Mayer, and he thought
Mayer was dnngerous. bo he got Karl
IBohmldt on tho Krlederlch der
P.Q, How did Hcheelo know Mayer
was dangcrouH? A. I don't know,
petectlvo Darnltz put It In. Maybe
be guessed It.
"I want to know," asked Judge Van
Fleet of von Klelst, "how llarnltz
could have guesed about Mayer un
less you told him?"
"I don't know. Your Honor," replied
Von Klelst, looking bewlldurnd.
"Explain how vou came to wrlto
those two notes Hjylng you ero un
iler arrest and naming Hoilu and
(iohmldt nnd tho others to flee."
"Your Honor," Bald von Klelst, after
ft lonir pa lino. "I was all excited, of
catirse, by theso policemen, and Mr.
Pepff, the detoctive, asked me again
nnd again If 1 wouldn't wnd a note
lo them hi Hoboken, and I did It"
. The old man pauwd for a long time,
Ihen added: "foolishly, Your Honor.'
In a Miitement Keeker mado to
risalstunt t nlted States Dlatrlct At
ornej Knox sunn aftur his arrest lit)
(leclaied tlmt lie i.nmv no was carry
ing bombs to Wolpert In th bag
Hchfielft gave him. Ho said the boniba
imre 111 Iho wooden boxes, two
Hunter I'nlU lu llrnlli,
William lel'i. fifty yearn old. a
I foofei of No 11 west One Iliinurtnl and
fcrath .street, wax inmaniiy kiiicu to-nay
vhen he. tell flfiwn feet thrniiKh th
levator nl lit ft or tli apartment limine
ft No. I U to Phi k Avenue. Ai rnrcllnir
o the pollrc. K"'lfi' opened tin' (tool
fif the elevator hnft and thlnKliiR the
Ift u tlieie slipped Into spaie.
Ann! imi liiimli lnlr lleml.
KBWnt'HUII. N" V, March ?. - The
ptiv. .1 It- 'I amnpsoii. D. O. foi Ui
wo 'ti pastor of the Westminster
?ifoimcil i'l ureh "f Wis 1 1 . illrtl heri
n.,t. nrffl nineu -llii'f He w,i
will take place this arternoon at
o'clock In BL James's P. K Church.
Madison Avenue and Seventy-first
Htreet Mr. Carroll Is a member of the
Eleventh llegimeni anu was ai mo "or
der all last summer.
Acting Cough Syrup $
Ihenld Be Kept Tlandy In ISvery 4
Home Kllr Prepared and S
Costa Little. S
Mothers, you'll never know what
vou arc missing until you make up
this Inexpensive, qtilek-sctlnc cough
syrup ana try it. children love its
pleasant taste and nothing rise wilt
loosen a cough or chrst cold and heal
the Inflamed or swollen throat mem
branes with such ease and promptness.
It's equally as good for grown-ups as
This splendid cough syrup la made
by pouring 2y, ounces of l'lnex (80
cents' worth) Into a pint bottle and
filling the bottle with plain granulated
tugar syrup. This gives you a full pint
a family supplyof much better
cough remedy than you could buy
ready-made for $2.60 a clear savins
Hoarseness and ordinary coughs arc
conquered by it in 21 hours or less.
l'lnex Is a'hlghly concentrated com
rtound of genuine Norway pine ex
tract, combined with gualacol, and Is
famous the world over for Its quick
healing effect on the membranes.
Dewarc of substitutes. Ask your
druggist for "2ta ounces of Plnex"
with directions nnd don't accept any
thing else. Guaranteed lo give absolute
satisfaction or money rerunuect. ine
Plnex Co., Ft. Wayne, ma. auvu
. ttVWM CtllM
Miss Evelyn Crlmmtns, third
daughter of John D. Crlmmlns, nnd
Arthur C. Patterson of No. 44 West
Forty-fourth Street, are to be mar
ried ut tho homo of the bride, No. 40
Bust Blxty-clghth Street. April 16,
Thoy visited tho Municipal Building
to-day and procured their license. Mr,
Patterson Is w gniduato of Williams
College, class 1900, nnd IS a member
of the University and Knollwood
clubs. Ho Is thirty-nine vcars old.
llotcs in Society
Invitations nro out for the wedding
of Miss Harrletto u. McAlpln. daugh
ter of Mr. nnd Mrs. William Wlllot
McAlpln, to Andrew It. Khlland, In the
Fifth Avenuo rrosuytenan unurcn
Owing to war conditions, the wed
dlnif of Mlsa M. Kunlce Clapp, daugh
ter by a former marrlngo of Mrs. K.
Mortimer Ward, to Hradlsh Carroll Jr.
which was originally set for Juno 6,
So as to be sure of uni
formly good Oranges,
ask for Sunklat, ana
have them delivered in tha
original tissue wrappers,
Phono your dealer.
California Frail Grower, Eichini
'Thursday and Fridays
A Special Sale of
Suits for Easter
of 16 Different Models
A fortunate purchase enables us at
the very beginning of the season to
offer you nt nfter-the-season prices
these beautiful Suits in nil of the most
fashionable colorings nnd materials.
Kqtiul values cost 825 to SUO in the
"High Rent Retail District."
White Fox, 9
35 Dresses to close
out in Crepe Me
roirci i wm, i x X n
Tricotine, Etc.) iJp
No Charge for Alterations
134 WEST 34th ST. (,)
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Broadway at Ninth
Easter Fashions Throng
Nine Specialty Shops
Daily, almost hourly,
shipments of last-minute
models from the work
clothes of beauty at fair
In the French Salon
are the Chinese fash
ions introduced by
Callot the models off
S.S.Espagne. The lat
est Paris note Is repeat
ed in tho three-pieco
Chinese suit by Jenny
and in a dress by
Other French clothes from Lanvln, Worth, "J " 'i 0 w V$ 125
Doucct.Drccoll, Beer, Dullos nnd others. Prices begin as lowaajl.o.
Salon of Individuality offers careful reproductions and
adaptations of recent importations from Jenny, meruit,
Doeuillct, Bulloz and others.
. ... . ..... . ., t rtniirat! one of the
A marvelous let arcss nas just cuun-, ""T";,. of
mn.i tinniiilfnl blank oowns wo havo seen. A new simple uresa oi
black with white aatin collar and culls reproduces a Jenny
i i ..!. . falfrtn lininc CODtCS UOUCeu
orunu-ncw suit ui mn uu ------ - -
Such Individual clothes are grouped In this one salon, the suits at
$50 to $198.60; tho dresses at $C0 to 275. .
Salon of Wraps offers careful reproductions i of Pans models
as well as every conccivauiu v.uiuuuii i.iv.w., ... -----styles
especially designed for New York women. Prices
from $11).50 to $225. vT
Salon of Paul Polrct offers exclusively, in New York
authorized reproductions of Poiret Spring models,
Polrct coats nt $19.60 upward, the stilts $45 upward, the dresses
$29.60 upward, tho skirts $7.60 upward.
Salon of Rcady-to-wcar offers charming styles In dresses
at $15 to $50 and in suits at $13.75 to $50. New mater
ials, new colors, new lines, new tnmmings-and every
Salon of Extra-mcasuro Clothes olfcrs ; carefully 'PbJjffito
models, well cut and made In attractive styles the , su t in slws i 40 1
to 56 at $35 to $78.50, tho dresses in sires 42 to 66 at $27.60 to $65,
the skirts in 32 to 40 waistband at $5.75 to $22.60.
Sports Shop of Fashion has ready all tho brleht colors and Inter
esting outdoors styles that are the voCue-ln suits and dresses at
$26 to $98. , , ., , . .
The Shop of Black offers dignified collections o t youthful and
more mntronly all-black clothes, the Eastor suits at $35 to $97.50, tho
Enstcr dresses at $15 to $180.
The Skirt Shop has tub skirts and dress skirts, an unusual collec
tion at $3.76 to $55. .
English Shops announro tholr very latest selection of
London aports cfothes-tweed suits at $27.60 upward; weed coats , at
$35 upward; tweed aklrts at $9 upward; raincoaU "t $13.60 upward.
Scconil floor. Old Building
rr ntnnt tun n,tVtn fmm oxtravnt?ant nriccR.
we have bought and now have in stock in our two
stores, a million and a half dollars' worth of good
shoes, priced lower than most stores can poBslbly
.i. r ru:i t.., inttt wo alinll Hfll them
sen incm mi. iihub huj - -
without any advance in prices
The shoe note is an important item of the Master
costume. It ranks with hat or idoves or neckwtar in
enhancing the smartness and charm of the own or suit.
Our collection of Easter footwear is very complete,
particularly in the grades from $5 to $11 a pair. In
these at one price or another- are included gray castor,
gray or white buckskin, white calfskin, black patent
leather or dull calfskin. Tan oxfords, as well as pumps.
Charming lines aro given by tongue and strap effects,
plain or perforated toes ami vamps, various Btylo heels. Grace
always in mind but carried out differently to meet differing
foot needs. Some have elastic side gussets to Insuro grsater
Prices begin at $5 for smart models in black, and run up to
$11 according to material and style.
Main floor, Old Building
Men's Tan Shoes
Tan shoes, a light suit, a soft hatthese are tho
signs of Spiing. The change makes a man feel all tho
better for it, more in tune with the sunshine and re
The High Shoes
The three styles at sr
In threo shinies Unlit, me
dium and ritra Uuik cor
(Invun very mu" h (iivohmI
by younic men. Tool r
rmrrow, medium or round.
.. u...lu,,.l.. All
One of the hU K' nt t & " Mre ole nnd
herl Another Ix ii bhirlier stylo with halt
douhlK Hole, toi mn vwio warn niimn
Thero's it wlm; tip khoe at I'J-vcry smart
riurk whtidH viinin wMh wlllk' tin. Hiltl
fchJM(? iVr-.. It ,.U.,lM with DH
IIU (, muiri ,1,. v ,T..l..
forntiniiH on Up. niidmtii t". "'m ""
The Low Shoes
II at 15
4 at IC.IiO
2 at js
J at SS.,10
:i at 19
'1 at r.
1 at 111
1 1 Styles
2 at 4 no
1 at )5 SO
5 at S
i at $9
1 at $11
An oiford nnd n lilurln-r
nt In m M.D0. A Mufli-rr
tyl nt tS.SU. A i-nrdovun.
tint last, with narrow tpo,
mi lh nml Annthrr cordo
van, with llKhlly trondcr
A full rounde! toe hoe. made small through lh heel, for th
n. r. n'ttl. fi litiu I,,,.... Iu til
TIib Jll nxfordi arA of cordovan, of a Mn inahoginy hde, cu
on a flut Uat. with medium ton and broad heel
Man's tan ItiisnliKralfjkln rldlnu bootn. 120. ton , con hide aplral
U'KSitUo. '. I, tun eomde aprlris side KtfKlnxs, lb. i
Men's Shoe Shop Burlington Arcade floor, New Dldg.
ALL CARS TRANSFER TO
59th to 60th Street Lex.to3dAv.S.3
Everything to tlclljtht lb; kid
dies; alio for Inbte decor.t'loni.
Included are fuwy little clikki. col
ored Emter enRi. also chu:ilata
eges that are cooJ to eat.
Hundred) of imnll thinf at
fa ml , fjfpf.. Jolrt flnnr
Suits, Coats&Dresses for Women&Misses
Splendid Assortments at Popular Prices
Several stunning groups of Spring apparel have been assembled for to
morrow. While delineating the latest style tendencies, and made of good ma
terials, they arc very moderately priced.
Coats for Misses
and Women, $14.75
Seven models in desirable Spring
fabrics fine serges, wool poplins,
fith-ken twcedi, wool velours,
black-and-white checks In .apple
green, rookie, navy, brown, tan,
alio all black.
Three styles to meet the require'
menu of women of ample figtire
sites up to 57 bust measurement.
Smart Spring Suits
for Misses & Women,
There are seven models ipon
sored by Faihion, embracing all the
features that ore usually found In
hither nrlced eatments.
Materials are fancy check velours,
wool poplins, serges in apple green,
gold, navy, brown, tan, also black.
Illustration conveys an idea of
u .,,,! noor
Serge Dresses for
Misses and Women,
Ten styles some reprewnte.l In
the illustration in brown, green,
nnvy, n few tan; plenty of black.
You will agree with us that 'they
are worth n great d:al moic. In
fact, they would cot more to-day,
But we secured them throujh o.i?
of thoie strokes of good luck, and
our good luck is yours.
.4 f nfonmtnotlalti'
Sport and Tailored
Hats, $1.45 to $6.75
A splendid assortment 01 sport
and tailored ready-to-wear lints,
featuring practically all the new
styles, fabrics and shadci, will be
shown to-morrow at these very
Stylish Pumps &
You cnn. of course. Judge the
itvles for vourself. But when It
comes to the matter of correct fit
ting and reliability or quality or
workmanship and leather, we stnnd
responsible for that, as well as for
' the moderate price.
Pumps long, graceful lasts, me
dium weight soles end leather Louis
heels, fitted with brass plate. In
black kid or potent colt.
Oxfords, built for walking and
general street wear. Military heel,
Hout extension soles and simulated
butterfly tip. Come in gun metal
nrrunu r iiiui
Spring Neckwear Special, 38c
Here, men, is a most unusual occasion. Wc hnd n chance
to pick up 1,500 splinter ire new Spring, 1917, four-in-
hands nt a price which enables us to dispose of them at 38c.
There ore silks, crepes, failles, foulards nnd mocndorcs.
n splendid variety, and the color rnnRc embraces practically
every tint nnd shade lor Spring wear lmaginntiic.
' The patterns include Uie wildest flights of fancy, as well
as the safe, sane, conservative ideas.
They are generously proportioned not skimped and
are made as good ties should he made.
100 Dozen Negligee Shirts, Special, 79c
Well made, full cut, fost color percale, in u large vfc.
riety of patterns, with laundered cuffs, these shirt3 are won
ders at this price. It is one of those snaps that are occa
n.,r "Pmirilv" full fnitiioned
silk hosiery Is daily making friends,
because of Its unvarying satniac
Made witn mgrt ipnceu nroi,
reinforced toes and mercerized
oarter tops- -each pair Is guaran
A Spring color range oners per
fect match of costume utid footwear.
Pair, 98c; 3 Pain, $2.85
Silk Hosiery, 79c
The gold stripe in the garter
hem protects theie stockings
seconds of higher priced noiiery
from running, thus insuring com
plete wearing satisluction.
A desirable color range
black or white.
3 Pairs, $2.25
These stockings, seconds of our
59c grades, have reinforced heels
and toes and are so slightly dam
aged as not to impair their wear.
In colors, also black or white.
Offering seconds of better grades,
with double soles, heels and toes.
if aln floor
The Final Week of Our
Merchant Tailoring Sale
Suits and Overcoats' to
Measure, $15, $18, $20
Mndc-to-measure clothes give a man a feeling of "per
sonal satisfaction" knowing his clothes arc made to fit his
proportions, not the other fellow's.
You have a choice at three prices, each repre
tenting top-notch value. Materials, workman
ship and style are everything to be desired.
Once you have n suit or coat made at Bloomingdales', we
are sure of your future business. That's been our experience
with hundreds of men.
.Arraiiff Plour ,
See the Victrola XVII., $250
The Latest and Greatest Victrola
This is, perhaps, the greatest of all sound-reproducing
instruments. The first thing tnnt impresses ttseii is uie ocauty
of the case, with its swell front und sides.
Too, there are the newest mechanical
improvements -the new enlarged tone
arm, the new extra heavy four-spring
motor, which plays thirty minutes on one
There are sixteen record albums, each
holding ten records. All in all, the Vic
trola XVII. is the musical instrument
r:. ricn nn (in nfln-nniMtj fT-
interest, no extras. '
Other Victor Machines, $15.00 and
up to $200.00.
We also carry a complete stock of Columbia Grafonolas
in a price range from $15.00 to $200.00.
Also a large stock of Victor and Columbia records.
Demonstrations gladly given at any time.
. ALL CAR!
BLOOMINGDALES' ?g fjl;
grftduiird from New lork U'nirlt