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0I* AIR DEFENCE
with (inns to FIgM
CUT ITEM OUT
?es? Told of Navy'l Imme
Seed of $2.757.000 as Df
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, -, n ?ni?.'t
5<**e of Men's LtHhi
*'??.f Underwear at
??"???f Half Price.
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LEAP YEAR TIP ENDS STRIKE
Girls I.?he Suigmtlon to Accept Term?,
Then Seel. Husbands and Quit.
Waea fin? lot | 11 strikers who
-. i ..,it .?f tie Pabrii RoooraUag
BBy'l T-'.rvt i'i Jersey City, gOOtOl
? ??til Unit Hit? rnnimurpiiiiMif woul.l
i*\e ?hem an lacrsaSS of ?'?? cent? n
a*eeh la place o?" tin* ?l increase df
"!-i v turned 'he proposition
dowa *?.ih such vigiT ?hat ?lie rcierves
he called out. Errata prnml?etl
a rigorous morning, when Police Cap*
ti le T. .' Murphy mounted the ros
artful dUcriminotlon he
i on ths I leap rear,
suggested that the pirls ge hack
i. for a 7.'? cent increase, und go!
. ? ths companj by learaing cook
d beasekeeplng and proposing to
?.me good Ran in ?he near future,
. i.-ry making ?hemsehes indepen
ai. r.t t-i wages for good.
This lo?:.,* appealed to the tjirls and
all rode bach ? i ?ork in the
aragon, which had boon broagfat
o? another purpose
NEW HAVEN BOATS
?Surprise Commerce Com
missioner by Support of
New Eagiaad shippers surprised in
terstate Commerce Commissioner Jud
*(in C. (irmints J estcnlny by testify
irg ?hat thry de?ired the continuation
of the monopoly of water freight husl
iies? now enjoyed by the New Haven
road by the? use of its Iff steamboat
"Why. you can set your watch by tl I
hosts of the New Uievrn lines, they are
so clo'e to schedule on nrrivinft and
departing," said ? liarles B, Keene
? tralTic iiianairer for ?In? American To
"You posai to believe thai a nionop
i oly should have tl*,? la.xl anil water
contracts i.i this laotaaaof said Com
mi lioner I lemoi I
'?"> >'a. tir." ?;i? t',4? ra?pU
"Then, according to ?/oar i.irn?. ,he
! Panama Caaal net i? a mistakeTn
"So far us nul M water lines are
concerni'il it la," Bald ?lie witness.
"But ?here is something elsp besides
this m contemplo! ion l,y (.he law," said
Mr, Clemeats. "it is th,? oiii idea of
Mr. Keens threw an intpr?*st ?nc side
lighl upon Now I'ttglatnl railroading
".?hen, 11 aaawet to ? question as to
why moai of these railroatls had been
Constructed, he er.nl (hat most of them
had been bail! on tin* "Hiack Hussar"
"I m.-iin by ?hat that ?h?*y wrre built
to sell," he added. "They were itrikes
tn f.irce competitor* to pay their prlco."
Another statement from a New Ha?
ven reed ollieiiil ?h'.t was regarded by
? misslonor ?lements as a threat
made by Cllatoa l. Bordeo, men
? ?' ths New Haven roads. H H.
i Klder, attorney, representing the Tnter
state Commerce Commission, asVeil i
there would be any change In th,
schedule ei freight trains meeting th,
boats if the ?tenmship lines were ?li
rorced from the railroads.
, "Yei. e h ? y would be chang"?! in thi
opposite direction," was the de,
??J'leii-e explain thn'.** :>ri,1 the In?
"That freight belongs to the New
? York, New Haven ?*? Hartford road r?e
raune (1f faat train? and other service
reni!ererl," he said. "Wo would de
i'verything legal and within tmant?tM te
retain that freight. We would liieren |
our efficiency so that freight woulil be
shipped on wheels Inatead et bouts."
"I)o you mean that you would divert
freight from the boat lines?" the wit?
ness was asked.
"I cert.Miilv ilid not say anything of
the kind. That would he illegal," an
severed Mr. Hardoe. "Mut we would
make the all-rail line so attractive that
the siilppert would prefer it. We
wouldn't give a single carload to the
boa? line? if w? could hein it."
The eommt?sion will hold sessions In
1 Bouton Monday, and probably in i'rovi
| deuce the following day.
42nd'and'4JrJ'Streets, 'West oFFiftf* Avenu*.
Women's Early Spring Outer Attire
An unusually large assortment of smart models is utemblcd on the Third Floor in an exceedingly comprehensive
range o? r-ryles, from the simple plainly tailored conservative designs to the most extreme and quaint pannier effects,
sll of which harmoniously combine the new in material and ?coloring for the coming icmoii, ana at moderate prices.
AN EARLY SEASON OFFERING, TO-MORROW, PROVIDES UNtJSUaU VALUES IN
W omen's Tailored Suits
lire*- ?if this season's entirely new models of men's -?rear serge
and gabardine; excellent tailoring and finish,
Special at $27.50
Women's Tailored Suits
ir smart models, of gabardine, serge, velonr and mannish
checks; plain, tailored or new belted effects,
Special at $34.50
Cotton Dress Fabrics
The new weave?, are being displayed in the fashion
ai.le plain, printed, embroidered and fancy effects.
FOR MONDAY, <?\ nil MAIN FLOOR;
Printed Voiles, double width: organdie finish.
in new designs and color combinations.yard
Novelty Beach Cloth,.".?; ?ns. wide; in rartons
?ride and narrow printed siripis and cretonne .) ? ?
I 'reneh Dress Linens, i6 ins. wide; ?n this sea
- new colorings, also natural, oyster and s <>
Women's Silk Hosier)
A particularly important sale. To-morrow, of the moat
popular styles nnd qualities of Seasonable Hosiery
\T WORTH WHILE PRICK INDUCEMENTS.
Silk StOCkingS in black or white, made with
.1?? p liait (tips and soles; Formerly BOc a pr. nt
Sill. Stockings in black and colors, medium
weicht, lisle garter tops; Formerly 9"ic a pr. at.
Silk StOCkingSi superior quality ; black or white ;
medium or htarj weight; Formerly $1.50 .. pr,
Charming New Blouses for Early Spring
?The Second i loor Ilep.rtin? nt i> replete ?ith the new things for the coming season. There are shoulder cape
effects, full cut models witll large jabots, and many other novelties for dressy wear; also severely tailored styles for
and other outdoor use, all developed from the most fashionable materials and in the new Spring colorings.
Frilled Batiste Blouses, in white,
flesh and bisqur : a finely tuck? d jabol
? lb i tivel*. tinislies the front,
Special at .^2.8.)
('ps-i Organdie Blouses, with em
broidered panels, lace insertions end
Special al $3.95
\\ I XCEPTIONAL OFFERING, TO-MORROW, Will. COMPRISE :
Clever Reproductions <>l
Georgette, ? repe de Chine and
Radium Silk in desirable
past? 1 shades,
Ver) MjHvial at
Washable Net Blouses, with new
trill and jabot, or quaintly lace trimm* d :
? it li rut underhofln es.
Special at $5.75
Novel Georgette Blouses, combined
?with Satin, daintily tucked; salin collar
ii:*l deep cuffs.
Special al $7*50
Rich Cut Glass
A specially arranged sale for To-morrow, on
?he Main Floor Tables, of desirable pieces
in rich floral and mitre cut line?.
\T 1 M SUALLY LO* PRICES.
Included are large size Flower
Vases, Orally?.'and Salad Howls.
Celery, Ice (Team and Roll
Trays, Mayonnaise Sets. Decan?
ters, Jugs, Sugar and Cream
Sets, Compotes, Cheese Dishes,
Baskets, ice Tubs, etc.,
at $2.75 each
Regular ?...In*"'- up i<> $6.50
High Grade Decorative Linens
Ixtmsive purchases made over a year ago enable us to offer the
following most desirable articles, trimmed with Ajour. Point Vrnise,
I ??let Antique, Flemifh and Cluriv Faces and hand ? nibroidcrv,
AT EXCEPTIONAL PRICE REDUCTIONS.
Centerpieeet at $3.50 to 50.00 l Luncheon Clot]? at $35 t<> $150
Usually $5.50 to 95.00 Usually $65.00 to S95.00
Tea Cloths., at $10.50 to 7">.00 Banqnol Cloths.at S] 15.00
I4ually $16.50 to 150.00 I'sually $1*5.00
Dreaserand Ballet Scarf-. Usually $11.00 to on no, at $8.50 to 12..".O
\\.>x) MADEIRA HAM) KMRROIDKRKn FIMN**.
Tray Cloths al 25<4 35c, 40r I Searfs.at $3.75, 4.25. ."..2.">
Napkin Pouches 60?". 7.~>?'. 1.00 Luncheon S.*t??. $3.75i 4*50, 6.7.")
C-nt, rpi.ee? at $1.2"). 1.9& 2.25 Teg Napkin?, d/. $3.95, 4.95, 5.90
Furniture and Rugs Greatly Und?rpriced During February
The coining week will provide unusually interesting economies in these two important sales.
especially in ? number of <><1<I items thai we desire t<> dispose of before the close of the month.
THE FOLLOWING IRE INDICATIVE <>l THE MANY SPLENDID VALUES FEATURED:
In the Furniture Sections
Wl H!. NOW
Mi-?i.,n Oak Rocker,leather seal i? back, $45.00 $22.00
Msjatagan** Dav?enport, leather seal & back, 100.00 $50.00
LrMiis XVI. Divan, upholstered In denim, 150.00 $85.00
X irca--.au Walnut Toilet Tabb-. ?*4'<7..10 $16.150
!v.,r? Ib-.l-t. a.!-, full sise. M8.50 $16.50
Old Oak Bureaus. $S5.00 $40.00
Mahoctnj Dining Room Suite, 10 pieces, IS4.00 195.00
Mahoiianv China l l.<-.'t>-. |60.00 $28.50
Vfahocani Buffets. IS0.00 .$85.00
In tin- Rug ?Sections
Peraian Mahal Ruga,
Pi r-ian Hi jar Riif:-?.
I im* Sarouk Rugs?
( hriental Rues medium
room sises, $110to5S?. $65 t?. 4.35
*f 185 to i.'ix 12."? to 27.*?
$1M t? 511 12.1 tu 395
$2M to 77". Hi."? to 17.'?
$850to ms 1!>.^ to 295
sixes. up to f?::, .$29 to ?*.>,
P<ersian Hall Rumen. up to $70 $28 ti? ?S*?!)
[Seamless \\inin-ter R-ui
V. orsted Wilton Rims?. .
Jacobean Oak Bnffets. 145 00 100.00 SpecW Wilton Ru??.
Shop in Brooklyn
And Sive the i'ifference Over
New York's Lxpensive Rent?..
Abraham and Straus
Private Subway Entrance
it Hoy! Street, is quickly reached
bv Brooklyn Express, a?. foUowti
247th St. (B'way). . 51 min.
180th St. (Bronx ) ... .48 min.
96th St.25 min.
Grand Central.17 min.
Brooklyn Bridge. 9 min.
Bowling Green.5 Yt min.
It is leadership that gives
some men the power to inspire
and sway a crowd.
Its component parts are
m.* R net ism, fearlessness, good
judgment and truthfulness.
These qualities, translated
into terms of storekeeping,
make some ?tore* lead -forge
This store has them.
It attracts?its atmosphere
is friendly, homelike.
It his rouraqe?to make
new departures and to dis?
card old practices, when age
is their only merit.
It has (?ooil judgment?
though no? infallible.
It is truthful?its word can
loday, The Store Accom?
modating is Brooklyn's Great?
It has won it? position by
exercising, for fif?y-one year?,
these qualities that mike
It Kids in service to the
It leads in bringing to
Brooklyn people the new
things FIRST?and often
It leads in value-giving and
low prices?the quality of the
goods duly considered.
I lence it leads in sound.
he.??thy growth and this
present Anniversary Month
bide fair to maintain the grati?
."??.?o Untrimmed Milan
Hemp Hats $1.69.
. r.iet Bl lK
'?:', Pure silk Umbrel?
?? & S. 84c. Pure G
co I'd. 75c. 12 m. Made In
nur own laboratory. Deliv?
eries during week.
51.45 I :t Glai ? Whipped
Cream Bowls, $1.15.
? -'.?.r. , '?.itral Bldg
<?00 Comfortables, $3.49.
Subway temor, ?weal Bid*
69c. Silk b.mbroidered Bor?
dered Flouncing*, 49c. Yd.
Coteoti , ; ? i? Beetles.,
ibway il.M.r. W-.? Bids
"Tlit? Life and Times of
Washington," 98c. Set.
??' r i at nidgr.
9gc Woolen Mufflers, 39c.
Stre-'t ll'.nr, ,<.n",r. ?'?rural I?. Ig
2'c. Mnntauk Chocolate
Plantations, 15c. lb.
Clearance of Women's Low
'.'. -?'. Bldg
J5c. Mocha braperv Cloth,
? Cei *r?; Bldg
Lovely |2.9i Lace Waists,
* ?? .,-,- , 'entrai ''irr
es at 94c.,
B ,, tlJT i ?r.rral It! :??
? ? :* *; Urooches,
Street Boar, Ceatsal Bids
Turquoise Pearl Agate Ware
Subway ft Me F"a?t bi ig
ISc. Initial rnrrespondf-ce
I irdS, 15c. Box
renter Kant I' ' -
. itructible Dress
Nets, 59c. VJ : tore orders
Btri el floor. ,???? ? -. Bl 'g
Scho 'I Hal Ji.erchiefs.
Won ? impose ( ;oats,
r r*?ntrsl B
Great oa of I
Wash] . '? dues
at $1.48 and $179.
Fibbo-i : is, 3c. to
12.34 lb ameras at $1.75.
Bt. 1 I. -'? . ? B U
5: lap ii ?! er i?j.iJ
? 55c. . ?1 Quantity limited.
Half-Price Clean-Up of Furniture
This very important atock-clerarin^ incident of the
February Furniture Sale begins on Monday. Its object is to
| dispose of the various odd pieces, single suites, etc., that
have been left in the busy selling?the largest Febrtiary
Furniture Sale in our history.
While many sorts of Furniture are Included, we have room here '
, mention but a few Items:
Dining Room Pieces
$10.00 f20.00 Side table, m*.ho**any
15.00 14.00 Side table, mahogany
21.25 42.50 Buffet, fumed oak
27.50 5 5.00 China Closet, golden oak
57.00 ?14.00 China Closet, mahogany, Adam design
93.50 187.00 Buffet, oak, Jacobean period
127.00 3 7 5.00 Buffet, mahogany, Sheraton design
Bed Room Pieces
$16.25 032.50 Chiffonier, Blrdseye maple
26.00 52.00 Princess Bureau, Birdseye maple
30.50 61.00 Chiffonier, Birdseye maple
56.00 112.00 Chiffonier, Circassian walanH
75.00 ?50.00 Bureau, Circassian walnut
162.00 304.00 9 piece Suite. Special finish oak
Fourth floor. Kant ar. \ ?'entrai Building?.
Women's $15.00 to $20.00 Afternoon
and Evening Dresses, $10.98
These dresses at Monday's price are simply extraordinary. After*
noon models of
Plain and Striped Taffeta and Charmeuse
Of unusual qeMltttSa nn,l lovi?ll??t Fpr'.ng BMdee fiktrta dhow ?jua'r.t n? Sita
drapert-.? ami psnnlere, witl. tir.y frill? to e \ge ?i.? ?ride bottom ben li r I -?
? ibtned ?A'.rh Qeorgett? ~r.-p?-a. tlneeled i ?- i
Hi ' i rlth frills of taffeta aup?^r lo aaesi
eaeea ar" In roya! purple, tibac brown '.'.?o-'onei and v-- street
?hi I? -
The Dance Dresses Are Fascinating
The low prlre has not affo^tfd the'.r h?a'.i??- ?t m ?-"S. Fa?*at0Wd of ?attn
strtpc.'. t: arquloel D and set, aatln anJ tulle, with sold ?hr>al ar. 1 .
dainty ribboni foi trimming, au the delicate pa*t??i *??ntng ?batee.
Second Boor, Cen? ? B
Misses' Top-Coats, $14.98
vert cloth and checks are the material!?these t-so are the
favorites for Spring Top-Coats. But the styles are widel) ve latlle.
! ach displays some new a::d charmli . rshlm of the i
Oaa mo.lAl with ?h'.rr?! sides ?howi I /"'? I-? f***--."k?-~ n?,,?.?? CO
Uiris ungnam uresses, 99c..
Another la bull? an ? aaeiat r '
? f.nhlon?ju?t aa ?mart
?, :? la llkal ?
Btlll another ?wtr.g? with a full back
fiar", right from un'.r a yoke.
Atl are lined throughout with peau
114.98 arttl re"<8lve Ml BMBBBTC good
Mow, ate ? ' ? *
Girls' White Lingerie
Fit*-? ? to 11 fears
Second 1" o-. Central
Spring Suits for Women, $14.75
See these Suits, every one of the ?rsriel of lell?and unie-?
you look at the price-tags vou would never sav that they were only
Styles ire those you will see In really expenthre garments?evi
I trick of line is reproduced.
Of gabardine, poplin and serge.
Suits at $18.75
? a wn,. ir' ??: <? *-a? for "beat*" a COOtame for which ?h? Bight !? '
;,,? ? i ,',: n ?re will ie eae sf these I .- ??? - ?'?? c that ?he
. dreesed at ail rim?n.
?Vl.lom'l of the correct fahrt.??? In Styl ? new
g.red Boor, Centre! Building.
69c to $2.98 Dress Goods, 49c to 98c Yd.
5,000 Yards in a Fine Remnant Sale
Favorite weaves?Poplins, French and Storm Serges, Diagonals,
Broad? ?' Mines, Coatings, Pane) su:*i:;<s and mai
practical remnants for skirts, suits and con?.
ITinfS run from 1-3 to 2-3. In man) cases there is but a single
length of a I ?nd? early choosing will be best, it's a remarkable offer.
Other Dress ooojs 'specials for Moi
\ $1J9 Black and Colored 8ttk and ,7.-- Blael Fr*mek ??erme, ?? rasai
Wool i'iinton Crepe, 98e. Yard -* Blmeh Ckifon Broatdetotm
%l?9 Shepherd Cheeke, S9e. Yewd \ $1.79 Yerd
fctr?"' floor, ?'fit nalldJ.ig
$1.65 Aluminum Coffee Percolators, 98c
M with b!. k h'
arid g'.a?? t p?.
Fairbank's 17c. Gold Dust Washing Powder, 12c. Package
Store orders only ?r-d naae C O. D ?MN f two to a ?-utomer
??m? ? Bel but"a i ? reg ; a- . 1c
i d '?- ?? 'o m eewtomee
oplti Roarh Pa#t?. r??e lie.. St....'... IAL**J1X*A
II Polish, "/orden"-, reg fio. ar,d ?2.-.. at.SS?-. mn<\ ??<?
Bcourlne Powder, r??; *<? . at.So
r twdered Pori?.T. r,?g. Ito., at.. ??? . -r
Vacuum Clothes Washers
Mi*, il ?M ''? a, regal
ray Boor, ri?'. BoiltUag.
The Picture Sale Continues
Prices, 19c, 29c, 49c, 74c, 98c, $1.19, $149, $1.98. $2.49,
$2 *r8. $3.98 and $4.98* aid a few others 'ich -
rh? Pictures are American carh'-is, \..iter colors. pasteN, etch
In?, irtotype, plain i I i " table frames of anttqiu and
An' I ,^r. rr n ar ufapturer'a , ' ' " - '? -',..- i? .... ?
Seamless Rugs Moderately Priced
For Monday's selling we have arra.'itced three splendid lines ofl
seamless Fu.s and marked tliem at extremely I prices. In
each une II find a fine rartetj or patterns to tel c from.
Seamless Colonial and Wiltana Velvets
1?. ?1.95 '-l? ' t
ft s i?.mi hut? ' '
;uj, ? ti si.v.'.o hisinS sC 111 I
Seamless Tapestry Brussels
' X ? ft s; --. i t til '
- . ? ', " si '. :> ?? ??? . i I |1 )
? til ti simo ntea. > ' s ' .
I "i il OH f It! M ' 12i "ii
?? ? , ? : .
r |3? ?o
Seamless Wilton Velvets
. \ in h ??, \- ??? i of |t.J'
, r ? >h : | I o| If '. i
- .. if ? ?. .. r I
Very Low Prices on Fur Muffs
This is real bur weather anJ here are trie Pttl bargain! Vv I
duce prices freatl) on many MoaTs In the fa mthei than
Carry tliem over. i
School girl?' Muff? of I.-'parU
... ,t ix l girl-/ Mugs of l
9"s ? iiaffs
girls' Muff? of aateval i it^t)
" MLH i ? I-..00