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AS TAFT QUITS OFRCE
Courts Enjoin Lumber and Add?
ing Machine Men Under
THREE NEW SUITS BEGUN
VVickersham Starts Prosecution
of Coal Products and Amer?
ican Thread Companies
William 11 Taft'? last day as Presi?
d? ni was marked by two distinct vic
tOtries for the Department of .lusti.e In
it?- prosecution of combinations in re?
straint of trade. New actions were in
etltuted under the Sherman ait ?gainst
three of the largest combinations net
fOi brought within the scrutiny of UM
law. and a final decree was fl!?d In th?1
I'nlted State? District Court here en?
joining the Kastern Retail Lumber
Dealers' Association, the po-called
"lumber tru/rt," from continuing Its
The filing of the 'lumber trust" d?
ciee* here and the entry of a de.ree 1n
Detroit, agreed upon by th?- Burroughs
Adding Machine Company, which will
rer-traln that corporation from continu?
ing the practices which the government
charged were violations of the Sher?
man law, constituted the two sdntl
t ration victories.
Three New Proaecutiona.
The new actions were brought In Ulla
clty against the American ?'o.il Prod
ucts Company, a $l.r?.00i>.OO) corpora?
tion, and its snbstdlsriss, whlcb ?the
government charged monopolized about
SO per cent of the trade. In tar an?!
? ven more In tar roofing material ; orn
!n Trenton. N. J.. against the Amsfi
an Thread Company, capitalized at
Sl'J.OfiO.OOO, alleged to Control 90 per
? ? t of the thread business of the
?ountry: and one at Detroit against tin
I .'"troughs AsMlBg M.n hlne ?"'ompany,
*?,"? ."oo.fMV? corporation, which agreed
to comply with the government's de?
mands as soon as the suit was filed.
A report from Washington, which
8 officials here refused to confirm or
deny, had it that the American ?'?ml
Products ?'ompany would consent t'i
entry of a decree against H to
;;i in equity fli> a i-.-r?? eougbt the
te dissolution of the Americas Cos?
: et? Company, alleging ?t to be an
'? fi ' Instrumentality oieateci for the
? ose of bilging together competing
and ashed further fot g divest?
? of thai - ? " Manufacturing Com?
an alleged trnal arlthln ti.e tr ut.
? bf It? ??litio! of tin) co;?? tar and
?- i a? Ibe principal tr ist and its
? ea and aa the truel arttbln the
-. with i-?'i.tr.il over many ?corpora?
t.? f corap ilnl named the fOllosrlni
The Asierlcar ? '"?.! ProduetB Company,
. | tas shar? of the nanett Ifanu
? .rii.L; Campan: the Pittsburgh '?hs
i ?'oke Compsny and the McKeespori
?i.'ls [mprorement Compsny, the Barratl
Ifssrufhcturing Company, or tVast '.'.
??lnla. holdlrcr by ownership or ansohlte
i-ontrol the gtoch of tie foilowlni OOBB
paustes: ti?? Barrett Manufacturing f'orn
: .my of Msthe, 'lie National I oh! and
Tar Company, the Cnlted Koofin< and
Manufacturing Company, the BsStSTB
Granite llSSflllg CSSBBSSy, the W. II.
7'ankhi Company, the WsiTSB Cheml Si
gal Manufacturing ( 'ompany, the UuAoa
CSSl Tar and Chemical I 'ompany, M
l.hret, Jr., & < o. the Warren-i :hr*t Com
pany, the New York I'oal TST ninl
leal Company, th? Commonwealth Hoofing
?'ompany. the II i". \Vat?on Company
and the Duluth Tar Cssspsny.
The lndlriaiia? defendants w.-re leaa: D
Kietcber, president of the Barrett OsSB
pany; TVIlllam H. ?"hilas, jire-ldeat of th?
Coal Products Company; l?rniit J. Steer.
recretary and tre-??.uror of both rum
pajiles; Thomas \L Klanhard and W, N.
Mclllravy. vl e-pregldents in both cor
poratlona; Hugo Henning. preMduit of the
??Stan Granite Booting CsiBBsny, all
with offlcea at No 11 Battery Place, BSVS,
Samuel H. Blnghum, of ?lilcano, and
John C. Runkle. of Bo-ton. both \ke
preeidents of the largo companies, and
Frank B. Ko-ter, of Phllade.plila. prenl
dent of the I'nlted Kooflnti and Ifss Dsot?
The final decree In the ?jfaSB of the EhhI
ara lt?*tall Lumber Dealers' Assodatlon
WSB elgned ?.-enter da y by .lunges 1 .a corn be,
i'oic Ward and Noyes and formally en
tersd 1n the lulled ?States District Court.
The ?leciie aff??ct? nine orgajdsatlona of
ill lumber dealers Is the Kastern
a: a:.?1 more than sixty Individual d?>
nts In the ? ase.
Suit Aqainet Thread Trust.
[By "?' Hi* TtlbSM '
ftlsreh :i To reatare th? thresd
- .i .? glttmSte basis, the l-Vderttl
' ? f Justine t'l-dav brought Hint
!" ?I.i a' Court here to dtSOOlT? th?
? tii.-ri? .m Thread ''ompany. or "Turead
dtj "ti h.-half of 1))?
?it v\i?M (',?'-?1 l.v John H Yi'-e
stton ejr for the district of
n is charged thsl not only
nlswful restralnl of trail? Is
oun1 ? bul in England as well,
?.nation Ki.oti n as
? 'sata' i taresta ? us f.?: mod. rt
thai ? "His ' liiisin? 88 was
--' In PglStoy, S.-otiand.
.l.i.ii?? COStS, With 8 - apll.il of $J7.
88, which . ... n increaaad to
? ??? In IBM -? th? ' 'oateg Campan*?
bsi ? ? ?i ?? eral gi ?at ? orptwatkma of
(li-asl Britain ?angsgsd In making cotton
id in December, [SU, ;? charter ?mi"
ohtalnad by J <v P i oats, Ltd., to ssst>
? mina si ?'a? lu'-k?-:. H i
\t tin- satin- time, the ?:iark Thread
.i. through il?? BUhsldlSlieS, (?on
iro !?'i?/?t .<? sUeajss, apessihiialelji ?H i-?
? i ' ?--nt "f all the COttoa thread sold In
i nttsd listas, in iMg th?- Ameaicsn
Compraay nrss formad nndsr th?
Maw Jaffsol Iswi hi John R. Dos Psssos,
.,-" New York, -Altli 8 CSBBtSl BtOCt Of %>'??
i-, m pt?ferred snd % t?b,ot4 eommon sio? k
.?n?) a bo/i'ieii Ind?btsdnesa of I^BNtlM
retteg ?sower of the eomgany *-.as
i ??led aolelv In the holdera of th?- < r.m
mon ?tock, the entire ggBSUBt being SO?
?.pin.?ii by th* Enguata sewing Caita**
! ' ompani.
Few Independents Left.
'i'ii? bill charge* thai after this eamhi*
nation th* branda ?>f thread known af
"William i'l.irK, ' "Baratow," "K'tt"'
aiKi ?<'iiafjvAii k" arere rlrtuaJljr taken ?'ft
themarkel and the thraad ?t***ency fauna?.
ta Ball th* prodm ts of th?? Amerlaan eombi
nation. At ttresant the .? d.-pendentsIwr*
laboul II per cent of the domtsti?? thread
: tail esa ami ahont from M la 4A tier cent
<?f tu?? Tii.inufa<'tiir??rs' thr?-;?<i buaineaa,
?teavliig aboul f?1 per < ent of tiie domesti?
thraad buaineaa and from fr'1 tu TO per
rant of the manufact rera' buaineaa In the
hands of th? combination.
it is charged the wat far? of the com
j binaron on th* independents has been
I retenues- and unfair, it is further
allegad thai th? inking; over the fourt'-?*ri
oompanlea by the American Thread
Company is in notation of tin- ?Sherman
j act. .-itiil that ti.?- purchaa* by the L.ng
I'.irh Sewing i'otton Company of the com?
mon stock of the Ani'Tican Thread GOBB
Ipany, wbaraby it a*9gulr*d coanplat* con
I trol over Amei'lcin thread mid thus
i monopolized pract!?-ally the entne thieail
: business of the ?United Btat? -, ?hh la trio?
I at .111 of the Shei man .aw.
Agrees To Bo Good.
Detroit, March 3.?A civil anti-trust sun
I filed bere to-day by order of Attorney
??>:.???ai l*r*lckeraham, ?shanglng the Jtur
?TOtlgha Adding Machine company with
monopolizing Intoratate und foralgn trad*
in adding machlnefl and appliances, wan
followed Immediately by the entry of un
agree*! decree f'fnnlnatlng al'eged unfair
piadlOe* to stille competition.
Th?, company wa.s ordered to instruct Itl
agenta in writing to dealat from Interfer?
ing with ?ompvtitoii- mu? forbidden 1o
acquire a < ontrolllng Interest in any com
petlng com <-rn without the consent of the
TRUST FIGHTS DISSOLUTION
Towing Company Offers to End Its
Monopoly of Lake Business.
? inclnnatl. March 8.?Plans to avoid
complete dissolution of the Great l.tik? s
Towlni; I'ompany, recently held by a spe
< lal district court to be operating In viola?
tion of the Sherman anti-trust law. were
submitted by attorneys for the company
to .ludf,eji. Warrlntrtoti Ktappen and
1 ?? :..son here to-day.
In consideration of being permitted to
continue its bvataesa, otiic.rs of the rom
pntiy ofliered 10 refrain from th? owner?
ship of subsidiary compun'es; to refrain
from deni;.ndlng esclusive contracta; to
refrain from preventin-r. ?ompotltors
bought OUl from re-entering th? field, and
to BUbmlt tales to the authorities of each
port ami agree to ?ommlsston to settle all
It was :?: nounced that an opinion would
he given on the plan In a few days
i'r.!t"?i states Attorney r. ?? Danmna, of
Cleveland, declared he ?roold oppos? an>
Irian that did not 'all for complete dhn?
NO VAN NESS REHEARIMG
Widow Loses Suit to Reopen
$800,000 Will Case.
BurrogaU Fowler ue id?d agalnsl the
application ??f Mis A Ice Wood Van Neaa
yesterday f??r permls*don to Introduce fur?
tii'T testimony In the contest <?f the ail]
<.f her husband, ?'orneilus i!. V'aa Sess,
which wus decided agalnal her and In
favor of the ?otitestaiiis. the principal
Of Whom waB Mis All? ?? Van Nes? i'ar
Bone, a daughter of Van \es?? b] a prior
The application to permll Mr* \ *a Sent
to deny certain teetbnony against n-r
character was made b) Senator 0*Qor?
man, a ho explained thai Mm y a.: Sett
wii? r...t given an op?>??m inltj 10 tell her
Surrogat* i^awlor aatd ?ti his deeisloa
yesterday that ?ie could not see that ie?;a'.
or inoral ground ?xist-ii whl? h entitled
Mi? v<ii. Neaa to Introduce further testl?
mony, lie n:\ia he had read th? proposed
additional tastiiaony, ?and e\en this irouid
no! ? bang? bl* original de lalon bj
Mis. Van Ne**
Mr. Van x?-ss araa aearly ?tight) year*
old wiiei; he ?married Ms- illce Wood,
who was his third wife st?- was then
* twanty-Baven year* old Th* on?
testants aiiBKed that Mrs Van Neaa
Md indue tnfluance '.n induring her aged
?hand to tuiii practically all ?fell \>.\>
? it), ?.<?.:..-?i ht *"MM?-?< over to her
PRIEST AMUSING WITNESS
Cleverly Parries Lawyer's Ques?
tions in Eckert Will Suit.
The Hear, ?otre?iis ??ifford araa 1 a I
ir-is fOsUtet?nt i?: th* tuprome Coun n
tha Bull of .ian.es CMtadenaln ?Sdceri to
break tl" nil! of his faflier, ??etieial
Thomas '1 K !;ett. former preHld?-iil of
?tha Western ?Union Talc-graph Compon)
I!?- ?^aiis.fl much HIHIBBIIWt by hi
pile* to tha q'iestloiis of Art!, ir Palmer,
ounaal for the plalntUf, often ?answering
<n..? ?i eatloi with nnotl ei
r<,r insiatiee. Father Clifford Bald tha
Bomc .ii.ed Oaneral Bckeii approached
the "moral line of profhnlt) " III
Palmar ?mnfed the r?ler?ynmji to explain
? ill, wh-rreripon the ITltnoBB ask?"l thi
lawyar not to drive a metaphor too far,
'I'he attorney presatid thfl Ojuaty, and ihe
: * une??? amntod to know whether he asked
tha Question 'a? ? Christian gentleman
(1. a lawyer "
"i>.?? hi sweai " H-ked Mr Palm?
The pri? st replied "I ?arould not ?any ?so
a theologian; a lady might any thai he
1 ??'??! profhnlt)."
ft 'i Clifford a.so to.d of a lemaik
id* by the ft'-'icral on the occasion of
a vtoll by tie deigyman. Another priest,
i-'athei- Jachaon. eaiiid nt ti.e Bchert
. homo ?ieneral K Kerl had BOOM aid port
arise asi'vod, !iro which l^athar Jaehson
dipped "ome pound mke "Aheti Katlier
jacks?.n :? rt t.'? house -tie ganara! i"*?
nriarfced to ?Tathor ClllTord that Patlier
Jaehaoo was "a fool" for spoiling Mb arlne
by dipping ?'ake ir.to It.
Thomas T Eckart, youngagl son of
<;?iieial Eckert, who Inherited tli? h ilk
1,1 his lather's estate un?! an :ld executor
of his will is ?ine irr the defendants in the
s?it, whs also m witness yesterday. ?i?.
in., had formerly been In the employ of
the Western I'nlon Teltsgrapli Company.
HAWTHORNE DEFENCE ENDS
1 Freeman and Morton Only
Ones to Take Stand.
The d?fonce tested yeatarday in the
oarae ei %lberi ?Troeman, Joatato Qulncy,
Julian ?Hawthorn? .-?n<l I>r William .1.
Ifoitan, wiio have bean on trini for more
than linee months in the I'nlted .??tates
itistri? t I'nint chargad with usin?? the
mail*; to defraud Investor* in mining
Kieeman ami Dr. .Motion look the
st.n.?I on then own behalf. Quliicy and
Hawthorn.- refiiBina; to do so. The fact
that Hawthorne did not testify was a
anrprlaa, m it had bean ?mderKtood he
Bra* QUitC anxious to tell his own .?toiy
to the ,1ury. especially tiy h,. had he? n
binned by the other defendant?? for most
of the exaggerated atatttrmants concern?
in?; the \alue of th?.- minen.
Tlie Kovernment will begin lo-dav the
examination of witnesses In ributtal.
2 FOR 25 CENT
Why Not Now?
TAB]. A Wll
MrCA?L READY TO SIGN
UN. CONTRACTS TOW
Chairman Makes Definite An?
nouncement After Long
Talk with Mitchel.
?FEW CHANGES PROBABLE;
i Will Relieve Part of Congestion
in 14 Months, He Says?No
"L" Third Tracking
It ?vus minie i-ert.iin ?????????:,, -'a' "n
'the aame day a new Presiden I trae In
aiiBuratt-d the Public Service Commission
would pa.?-s upon th?* delayed dual subway
contract . Chslrmsn McCsll ssjoouncod
tbat Dothtnc had happened i" chance the
plan for th?- coaamlsstofl i?, psaa upon tlie
contracta at it* mee mm at 13 Li p m t??
diy. While tie chstnnsa would not ?"rn
mll himself in odvsnce as to th?? definite
a? tion <?f th.? iiiiiiiiIbbbiiii. it if well in ?
stood thai the contracts will b?- appro ??!
without sn) material chasco, Mr Mi
Intimated aa muoh.
Chsirmaa McCsll dsetsrad thai the
eontrscti "If spprovsd" arould al " s i lo
the ?Scan ,,f Katimste to-ds: a? thai le
needed io officia Ij pu--? then ? cms I? ?
oertifled copi "f ihr reaolution ?>:' ihe?
Publie Service Commission, i: ara? ?aid,
Chslrmsn McCall alao announce?! ? ??
i?-rday that the mattet ol transf?ra
the municipal ferrl? - al th" Battoi
ih?- surface linea had been agreed
i 'ommutei s : ron Btatei ;i ??e
I able in ride i" i "i t Georg? Bve
rent? th? '. i ?? " rent? of
! i he oi opoaed fare and 11??
j i !ltj Rallwa? ? ' 'ompany three ? ? l
? it should !?? and? i stood ; hat ? -
i not : ggeetlon," said Chairman Mc?
?Call i? ? .? oluntarj olfei on the
-.ut ,,r Prealdenl Bhonta of the Inter?
borouab, prompted b) Ih? orslns of
Pi salden) i om? ? i ol tin Boroui
i Rlchn ond
, "Mr. Shonta agreei artth the oi
I of the ? ompa i bi.i him, to
?assengera on an aurface iin*?- ? ?,i? ???
:it the Battei ? which belong la I
New Y?..? i. ' .' Rallara mpai and
to Isaue Irauafera to and : reel ??
i ??! s from the municlpa i I ? ? ? ?
l s in ?!..-. . single far?
!if?-?-l ?? i?.. centa ol ???? ?i iransfei
j The i-ontracl f??i this srrang<-men1
' t..? a separate one from the aubwaj ron?
; ' r.icl - . I ;? L-i ? -?I :???'? ? . .- ? ?
\.? i ? ? ? ? . on?
?lient Bhonta, i aaaume Ih? chans? ?rill
; vi into ? If? I ? ' '?r.? ?
\ meeting o? ti??- directora of
: hattan it ill? ?< ' 'ompan ?? nina ?
? . . ., .i . . ha - t""t ' ailed foi to-day
i, ? i ii. "rt!. >?- ..i i be ? on,i'.? n .?i N?
i :i oadv .i ' T u ?? i '?" n? ' menl of i ? ??
' m? ? III a r,.< ? ? ? Ur the : umoi thai I
Interboroogh Itapid Tranvil ompany
v. ou ,i be i -i?! ? ?ent? 'i si ? n eel Ina ??' I
la compromise effected ?.\\.?-ii th? two
1 ? orapanlM In i tat n to lhe third ti
,.f the .-;-?'..?i-?i ?irn - und? I ? on?
tracta i ' waa said al the Inti i bor?
oflli pi ho? ever, lhal no ??? ? ?I
Manhattan rompan; meeting bad bean
.- .. ..i
DAUGHTER'S CHARGES FAIL
TO OUST BINNEY. GUARDIAN
Despite Alleged Fits of Temper
and Wild Auto Driving,
He Is Retained.
Notwithstanding chargea i id? ? Con?
|?ian?-?- Blnney, ?lateen yeort old, against
her fsthei. Harold ? >. Rinne], a ? ? ?
s rrogatc L'oha rel ed yeaterdsy Is
remove him aa hei gusrdisn She la a
minor and beneflcisr) undei th? arm of
! her un le, Amoa Blnnej.
Mlaa Blnsey -a1?! ah? ?Igneil the papei
Baking for bel father a.H gusrdlan nrltho t
resdlng Us contenta oi knowlni Iti t i
pint She said thai ?i? i futii. r arsi bus?
ja i to periodlcsl nines.- oi "dlsturbsnce,
whi? h .?h;s?'i1 him i?.luc? himself ni
a boiatersua, Ihreatenlna snd Irrational I
[manner, to the terror "i the daughter.
She aid ?hi is bos ... na with her
mother on account ??t thla fear. On one
sccsston arhen Blnnej ars? In ih's con
ItfltJon, i-aid Mis* Blnney, be threatened
! to i-hoot BOm? one.
Mi*?-- Blnney'? petition furtbei declared
that bor ratbei owns an automobile,
which be drlvea rechleasly, an?i thai be
urged bar to ride with him, arblch be
?j???-iln?-'i la fesr.
i Mr. Blnnay denied the ?tat?menla ol h ?
daiiKhi^r snd asid he wiiM an sffectloj ?
[father and novas mud?; an. threat?
' against ins dsoghtar <>r rsuaed bei to
i fear blin. Surrogate Cobalsn dlandaaed
! the rnoMon of the ?laughter
, Mi. l'.inney has figured in several hslr
rslslag episode?, ni.? most rscsnl per?
I formas es Is tiiin line ?va-? io drive ?t ?>
I furious rate of spssd alsni Broadws) an?i
[Fifth svanue. Ma ?.?s caughl by ih"
train? eejuad, but released In Ii"" ball.
? WILLIAM LOEB. JR., RESIGNS
| Collector of the Port to Manage Gug
The reslgnstlon sf William Loeb,
CollSCtSt of tin? I'm t of \?w fork, has
sssn Bsnt to ?Vssbtngtoa wttb lbs rs?
quest that h?- be relieved from dot) bs?
fore ICsroh I, when his bond sf Mid,.l|
expires. The reslgnstlon "ill b? senti
to PvssMsnt Wilson Immedistel] after)
the iii.iUKuratioii io-dn- -
Mr. I.oeh is resigning t" become m.-iti-!
ssjtai din? i-.i of nil the Ougganbelml
companlea, a position created especislhrl
for him. He araa lately elected ? df-l
rector ot the Guggenheim exploration, I
American Bmcltini and Refining, Amer-1
less Bmsltsra Securities, Yukon Oold.l
Bradas Copper snd sell n ..ii sll ih?
otiicr GuKBenh'Ini compontes, with the I
exception <fi Bosse sf the smsllei sub? I
Generous savings ?raiting
to be raked in.
Suits and <>? < rcu.'its ut ?bar
$15, (20, $25.
March forth in " Marching"
shoes and ?be comfortable.
Modeled after slims de?
signed for the West Point
Black .'nul russet *?*>.
l.ot.i.itS Pr.it Company,
Three Broadway Stores
at at at
Warren St. 13th St. 34th St. I
M M VOnK'M I I \I?IM. I HI ITRI *?
lues., Mai. 11
Ort'1' I aiplreTheatre laaisenafj
?"?"h.h?k. ? < .ir?.'., ? ? ssaedy.
LIBERTY HALL UIMI JOHN MASON
hM? Kl I,'III M Kl R, Il un A 1*11? Ut.
JULIA SANDERSON .,,
I III H| M HIIIM I.lili . < i,?., I limit.
H. B. WARNER
THE GHOST BREAKER
100 MAR. 19
"*S . , i
POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL
liara t., I lie im? \ ?.,,? "
"<Jeic THasfrxnii tt?C
NOW NEW AMSTERDAM
OH! OH! DELPHINE
I lie I ;t?l 1\ ??til ill Mil.I? .tl ? .tl?
LIBERTY ' '*. ' w*'",
ONLY 3 WEEKS MORE
I m I -1,1 U ll? lie I'''11<<.*>??>
I : , 11 \ UI n
si l I'KN'l'? ?I
.-ci:? i \. \.a_
??III III -I I. \ \M> ? lllllil s m |iln
"in ?? ml Mm lure Itint'w.
\M> ? IKHil N ?Il H?
n t ?.It f "i"""1 ????I?*-"** ?"?"
REVEALS ARSON METHODS
Member of 'Trust' Tells of
Profits in "Still alarms."
Ja? ob ?Schlppei. a i." a*aj i?i omthl
tin? cil) rnnii Monti ???'! ..h .m Indict?
ment charging him arlth arson In ths
? second del.? '"it"" ? d :h? esampl?
! b) ??!/./> the Palntei," llobei i .i Rubin
I and other* and laid hi* storj to !:??>.>l
11 \\ all? i. U alstan! Dlaii I? i ?ttoi ni l
m charge of th* araoii pro ?. i oni
Mr Weiler learned ol i.ninoti
lut-nus ut gelling Insui in? e a i . h
near to him. II la th? "?tin alarni
ahlch in lb* argot ???' the "arson iru i
i? one to w ill? ii th* Bremen are no! i i n
'I*!,.- "still alai ma I th? loi a '
i- i.'.ivh mora than > . ar* proportional? ?
lj in??'.i remunerative to the tenant, and
Inauran? ?? men eatlmate til e are all
foul hund? ? 'I of tii? m m i he cours? ..i i
i: il la told Mr, W . Ilei of one man
a ii?' had thli t< en su? h tiret a Ithin taro |
-.????ia, \intii... " ......i i.? liai " n .<i ten.
'|-,i hai?? h "atlll alai m fi a he u
. arefull] ?-? or-eh? - the Interio
. lothespi ? sa arlth a eandl?. lamp ??i
tor? h. wiitii the ?roodaroi k . - arall
charred b* lea ea il and burn* up s..m?
rag* m tit?- Bio?** The ashei and rem?|
1111111.?- of th* rags he ucatters on th*
Horn- <?f ii.lothespreas, .???.i-.- them I
?arlth srater ?and ha it? i i.I? i u, ,
in IUI .ill?'? .
Th?- i" ? i? bo tt lillni ii..?i ' .? ? ?.m- |
panics are Incllia ?I to pa | arithoui con* I
taat The "h.?m ha to pay n? Ithei .?
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James McCutcheon &
E have pleasure in announcing that we open to-day a very impor?
tant addition to our store, extending through to a new frontage
at Nos. 1 to 9 East 33rd Street. The increased space will make
shopping at "The Linen Store" still more comfortable and convenient. The
extension provides an entrance to "The Linen Store" on 33rd Street, in
addition to the present ones on Fifth Avenue and 34th Street.
"The Linen Store" is famous all over
the country for the beauty and compre?
hensiveness of its line of Housekeeping
Linens. Every desirable style and qual?
ity is included in the collection. The in?
creased space will allow us to devote the
entire Fifth Avenue section to House?
The tirst of our new Spring shipments
have just arrived and have brought us.
along with other new goods, a number of
entirely new designs in Table Linens
which have never been shown before.
Our entire range of sizes, qualities and
designs in Table and Bed Linens. Bed
Coverings, Towels, etc., will be found
most complete at this time.
Lingerie & Corsets
Weekly importations keep the stock o?
Lingerie in this Department fresh, at?
tractive and up-to-date in every particu?
lar. Present assortments and values arc
In Corsets we offer in the Felicita and
the well-known Gossard a comprehensive
variety of new models to meet the pres?
ent mode in gowns
I .adies' & ( Children's I losiery
The increased space at our disposal has
made it possible for us to enlarge very
greatly our assoitments of these lines.
There will now be found in this Depart?
ment every desirable kind of hosiery in
Lisle. Cotton and Silk for ladies' and
Ladies' Knit Underwear
This is an entirely new Department
just opened, and the goods which we
place on sale today are therefore abso?
lutely fresh and new.
All seasonable weights and fabrics are
shown in Union Suits. Vests. Drawers
and Tights. x
We also offer a very complete line of
Laces & Embroideries
A very complete assortment of the
latest novelties in Laces.
Also Embroidered Batiste in Insertion
Edges and Floun ::ngs in Ecru and White.
Complete sets in Cambric. Nainsook or
Swiss for Infants' and Children's Dresses. '
Infants' & Children's Wear
In this Department is shown every?
thing required in wearing apparel of all
kinds for infants and children up to 10
years of age. In addition to the every?
day staple goods, our line includes the
very best foreign and American goods.
Especial attention is given to furnishing
complete infants' outfits.
The Handkerchief Department of "The
Linen Store" is as famous as its House?
keeping Linens and to our patrons, at
least, needs no introduction.
Every good kind of Handkerchief is
included in an assortment of designs,
sizes and qualities to be found nowhere
else in the world. All pure linen. Some
of our distinctively spring styles have
already been received.
Ladies' Neckwear & Veilings
A goodly supply of our new ?Spring
styles from foreign and domestic manu?
facturers have already come to hand and
include the newest models in fichus, collar
and cuff sets, jabots, etc. This stock is
receiving additions of fresh goods almost
Veils and Veilings of the latest de?
signs and weaves for street, automobile
and evening wear in great variety.
Washable Dress Fabrics
This is a notable Department of "The
Linen Store." We believe it is quite safe
to say that nowhere else can so compre?
hensive an assortment of high-class
Washable Fabrics and Summer Dress
Materials be found.
Linen suitings and Linen fabrics of all
kinds are a special feature of this stock.
Women's Outer Garments
The entire third floor of our 34th Street
Building is devoted to this Department,
and our aim is to show a select assortment
of medium and fine grade ready-to-wear
Linen Suits, Lingerie Dresses and Tub
Frocks a specialty.
Our Spring assortment. Ci uprises the
verv newest and most seasonable mate?
rials and model*? in Dress and Negligee
Shirts. Neckwear. Pajamas. Hosiery,
Underwear. Gloves. Sweaters, etc.
We direct special attention to our
facilities for making custom-made Shirts,
Pajamas and Both Robes.
5th Avenue, 34th and 33rd Streets
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