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Prove laste by Discarding
Pl:Ue an?! Taking Onlv
Most Valuable of Silver
Jewelry an?! Art Objects
Police \\ ithoiit a Op>v
Woman Says Hon<-c Has B?*en
Knhhe?) Often; Detectives
Assert It's News ??> Them
Burglars ' ? laying ti taste of
eoi " r rito the a pa r( :r\^.\
of Mi Kat ha? m D. Epos in Central
Pai Vest Ninety-third Street,
Frida; I tool more than $20,
)00 worth of jewelry and silverware.
The pol ce madi every effort to keep
? I ry. one of a series in the
bi ood a secret No arrests
b-:'. > ;'<' ?? r :i>ie.
E pi ? turned to her apartment
?'-?o ut ' i?' ? -. >n Frida* n ight and
fou? d it in i Drawers had b( en
r coi nts strewn
about I I f floor, while every p ece o?
jewelry of any value and much of her
3 1\ erware were ? ves ha i
entered and irough a window on
the rear fire escape.
!-. selecting the silver they threw the
rdare to one side The robbers also
ii ' ?orne jewels of s::ght value and
left them on a table
House Rubbed Frequently
''Flow long since 'he last robbery in
this neighbo**hood?" a Tribune reporter
asked Mrs Epps.
"1 do not remember, but there have
bet n five or s-x in this house " si-e said.
"It's funi ? we did nor. hear of them,"
broke in a decteive who was present..
"Well thi re re] rl ed to the
"Di you kn ? anything about these
robberies ?" the detect ;ve was
"We don'* have much of this around
1?re," he said " 1'e< ; le get scared and
i ali for th? polic* when they find their
? ? ?
Mr-. ' said a man living over
ed thai re bberie ?
rr? the ousi r being committed by
knew the house well.
All th ? have taken place
whi ; - - - have eft tneii h uni a
: or ? he eve? i i v*
Jan.' - in, twenty-seven, who
,^avt i Idn i, was arrested by de
teetives of the Parkville station in
' Brooklyn yesterday and charged with
being a receiver of stolen good?. Ho
v\as held in $11,000 bail for examina?
Chapman was taken into custody by
four detectives in a garage on West
Street, near Church Avenue, where the
i olice found leather hides valued at
$100 000. They say the property was
sto'en from Feister & Vogel, leaf' er
I merchants, of 75 Cliff Street, Manhat?
tan, February 8 last.
Tl e police are searching for a hold?
up man who yesterday, with a confed?
erate, robbed* Rudolph Voelker, fifty,
of 60 West Seventy-first Street, of
$250 in ca-h and escapeo.
Mr Voelker was called to a doorway
or, Seventh Avenue, near Fifty-fourth
Street. Two men pushed him into a
corner and ordered him to Oe silent
while his pockets were searched. Many
person? were passing and the robbers
worked quickly. After obtaining tho
money one of them struck Voelker on
the head and then ran.
Michael McNulty, a passerby, seeing
the men running gave chase. Police?
man Harris, of the West i?.*>*ty seventh
Street station, joined in tho chase and
cornered a man who gave his name
as Thomas Jordan, of ^9 East Sixty
fifth Street. He was held on a charge
of robbery and felonious assault. The
man with the money escaped.
Oversea? Veteran Held
Sergeant Ralph Price, an overseas
veteran, was held by the Brooklyn po?
lice yesterday following an alleged con?
fession that he was one of tho two men
who tried to rob Mrs. Emily O'Brien,
the B. R. T. ticket agent at the Chest?
nut Street station of the Fulton Srcet
elevated Thursday n.ght.
Price was arrested for attempting to
hold up and rob Dinato Prigo, a coal
d< aier, of 507 Logan Street, and for
shooting Vincenzo Snudlfiro, a shoe?
maker, of 016 Belmont Street, who
went to Prigo's assistance. According
- ice. Price sad he was "A. W.
O. L." from Camp Upton since August
23, when he returned from overseas.
Magistrate Robert Ten Eyck, in the
Tombs Court, yesterday held that the
evidence produced was not suffirent to
hold John J. O'Neill, of 450 West Six?
teenth Street, and Thomas Geary, of
23 Vt'illis Avenue, Jersey City, in con?
nection with the hold-up of Michael
; is. ft messenger for the Burns
Brothers Coal Company, last Saturday.
Both were discharged.
L. I. Country Place
Robbed by Auto Thieves
$10,000 in Silver and Trophies
Taken nt Home of F. Coil
Johnson. !\ear Oyster Bay
MINE?LA, L, I., Sept. 27.?More
than $10,000 in solid silver ware, to?
gether with cups won ut Yale and in
various cattle and hor#e shows, was
stolen early Friday from Koanituck,
the country home of F. Coit Johns in,
a Manhattan cotton broker, on the
Mllineck Road near Oyster Bay, Serv
".nts yesterday morning discovered that
the entire lower floor of the mansion
had been ransacked.
District Attorney Charles R. Weeks
at once sent Charles Hanson, finger
print expert, to investigate. Finger
prints of all the employes of the place
were taken. Entrance had been gained
by prying open one of tho windows on
the front porch.
Silverware which had been gath?
ered in all parts of the world by tho
family, together with souvenirs, cups
won at Vale and a largo number of
horse shows and prizes for the blood?
ed cattle were a'l taken. The thieves
are believed to have had a car.
Bandits Attack Girl
And Escape With $864
Of Jeiveler^s Payroll
NEWARK, N. J., Sejit. 27. - Miss
Mabel Meyer, a bookkeeper for the Otto
Shanbacker Company, matmfacturinjr
jewellers, of 82 Marshall Street, was
held up and robbed of ?Ko4 to-day by
two men in the hal'way of the building.
She had just drawn the money from
the Union National Bank for the pay?
Miss Meyer did not see the men until
they were close to her. One pulled her
hat down over her eyes, while the othc*
?rested the money ba? from her hands.
The screams o'< the girl brought Mr.
Shanbacker to the hall, The robbers
fled, and Miss Meyer and Mr. Shan?
backer jumped into an automobile and
pursued. The chase led past the 1st
Precinct station house, and the men
Aero lost in the crowd.
Before the robbery two young men
answering the description of the pay?
roll robbers entered, the store of
Mathew Rooney, ,i' 292 Nineteenth Ave
nue, and asked for several bars of soap.
As Mr. Rooney turned to pet the soap
one of the men drew a blackjack and
attempted to hit him. The storekeepei
shouted for hop and the robbers ran.
Salvation Array Congress
Will ?Meet Here on October 15
The Salvation Army in the United
Stales will hold its'annual congress in
New York City October 15 to 19, it was
announced ye torda.' at headquarters,
122 West Fourteenth Street. Delegates
from army posts all over the country
will attend and Commander Evangeline
Booth will preside.
The congress will discuss the prob?
lems of the pom- and plan further
religious work. All of the provincial
ofiiccrs of the army are expected and
hundreds of minor officers.
Public Charity Budget
To Be Over $900,000
Association for Improving Con
?lition of the Poor Will JNee?!
Owing to increased cost of food,
fuel, clothing and medicinas the Board
of Managers of the New York Associa?
tion for Improving the Condition of
the Poor decided at n meeting yester?
day that next year's brd^ret should to?
tal $020.000, approximately $100 000
more than for the current fiscal year,
which expirer October 1. Of this
amount. Cornelius N. Bliss, Jr., presi?
dent of the association, said it would
lie necessary to raise $6000,000 by
public subscription. During the pres?
ent year $140 000 waa contributed in
P.niley B. Burritt, director of the as?
sociation, said the minimum food re?
quirement of an average family of
five persons for a week now costs $0.56.
compared to $8 52 last year and $5 04
in. 1914. Clothing, he also said, had
increased 101 per cent in the last live
Syracuse Mayor Starts
War on 'Phone Rales
ALBANY, Sept. 27.?Mayor Stone,
of Syracuse, to-day tiled a complaint
with the Public Service Commission,
2d District, asking for a review
and investigation of the rates of the
New York Telephone Company and
that they be declared unjust, exces?
sive and unreasonable and that such a
reduction be ordered as mav be deter?
mined to be reasonable, just and legal
by the commission.
The rates asiainst which the com?
plaint is directed were established by
Postmaster G'-neral Burleson during
the period of Federal operation of tele
phon ? lines. The commission will
serve the complaint upon the telephone
company for answer within ten days.
It is the first formal complaint mad?
against the upstate rates of the tele?
Yv oman Leaps to Death
Mrs. Fannie Rose, sixty-nine years
old, of 566 Beck Street, Tho Bronx,
committed suicide yesterday by jump?
ing from the fourth-story veranda of
Lebanon Hospital. Mrs. Rose had been
a patient at the hospital since August
31. The veranda was filled at the time
with hospital patients.
1 fi c l a \ e s t ?Pa ris styles in
c3 u r ?arme ai s
9 Y e s e n liaa a r\ cxtenstt^?
assort ment of exceptionally
smart CModels from tfie most
famous arenen CWitouriers
[Martial et Jlrmanc)
eolio! 'Wort ft
33e rn ara
wit fi our ov?n superb Creations
in addition to tfiese ?Parisian fMode/s
for inspiration, our designers ar?
reach/ to adapt these Wonderful
style ideas to uourov^n individual
3s4 Fifth Avenue
Be?. J5th and jbdi Sts. F hone 2044 Greclev
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Are you looking for a partner?
Do j ou ;:<"'d son e additional capi?
tal? Do you wart to buy an inter
in a business? Are you look?
ing for a real business oppor?
tunity? Then 'urn now to the
Classified Advertising1 Columns
on Page 18 of to day's Tribune.
r the heading "Business Op
portunities" you may find just
what you are in need of.
tfi> STETSON ??
* SPEEDSTER 8'5?
tngr Without Snow
No need for the. Kiddies to wait until
Winter to enjoy all the fun of sledding.
The Stetson Speedster is a sled set on low steel wheels.
It may either be pulled along by a cord, used as a
coaster, or propelled by a simple rowing device.
No ,,,,,,-?, toy ever invented will contribute as much
to your child's health as this little "sledding" car.
Adjustable to the strength oj any child
Greal sport. Perfectly safe. Can't tip over. Three
?peedshifts. Runs noiselessly. Made of spruce. AU
tee! axle and wheels. About 36 in. long.
Obtainable in New York only at our S shops
M A11 ORDEKS KILLED_
Birthday GUI Suggestion? DOLLS' HOSPITAL
, B??*trutod Catalog ^?Ate J??'
1 Seat en Hetiuest Moiilraie l lut L?
Strauss Tot ShopS
FIVE ?Hers CONVENIENTLY LOCATED
308 Fifth Avenue, Near 32nd Street
tt~~~.~Une. PENNSYLVANIA STATION 2 SHOPS
Drancnts. hldson terminal concocrse a shops
We Carry the Largest Assortment o? Toys Mad? in the V. S. .4.
* ?tamped on a Shoe Means Standard o? Mcnt '?*?*'?
A REAL DRESS SHOE
Patent Leather Vamps
tfith Dull Kid
I Black Satin Tops
Silk worked Eyelets
Our Nc\0 Fall High Shoes (or dornen are 'distinctive
in line and possess a great deal more character and chic
than has been seen in the shoes o( recent seasons.
The demure Ne^ Fali Model, as illustrated above, is
extremely good looking and is typical o| the smart
creations o( the Cammeycr Shop,
The Store 5s dosed at 5 P. M. dally
MADISON AVENUE--FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK
Thirty=fourth Street telephone 7000 Murray hill Thirty fifth Street
The Autumn Importation of
Robes d'Int?rieiur from Paris
wall be disclosed ilo view to-morrow (Monday) in the House
?own Department, on the Third Floor
More than ordinarily i impressive are these after-the-wai
renascent France?reminiscent in their imperial magnif:
glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome/'
lunes, the b&SLuiHui textiles, the sisperb color contrasts*
more than all, the m mi 5qj une individuality whkh makes o? each s
every model a separate triwiinniplh= combine to Smivest the entire c< ? -
taon with an artistic valone that is virtually without a parallel
French Wonder=clothes I Fine Hand=made Laces
for the Babies ! off rare . .:tv
Lovely things rjas Par*s designed for the
littlest folk i ni America to wea~?and
the ?loveliest of theinni alii are here.
?Mow lovely these baby=clothes really are .
one could never believe without actually
seeing them. Dainty little [frocks that
must' have been fashioned by fairies'
fingers, ?'.uc'h ww-vr.'.-..: are they of fine?
spun fabric, delicate lace amid exquisite
needlework; cloaks inmade of stuffs as
rich amid rare as the samiite of mediaeval
days; bonnets and caps that only a
bahy--lover can properly app "?clate? and
all the lesser, though equa ly important
items that go to make up the wardrobe
of the little one upon whose h??rth
Fortin ?m a has sma?iedo
are am .. r
enlarged Lace Department, on
the First ~:':;or.
The Jewelry Department
Oold (14?karat) Watches for Men and
Women; Necklaces of Jade, coral,
amethyst and quartz crystal!; Jet Orna?
nrnents in great variety; Imported
Novelties; Diamond Jewelry; Hair
Ornaments in many ?beautiful effects;
Fans and Opera Glasses; Beaded Bags;
and Bags for the Opera,
The First Amtmrnn Sale off
Black Silk Hosiery
(every pair ffufll=ffashioned)
will offer exceptional values to=morrow.
Women's Black S5Hk Hosiery
With lisle tops and soles, per pair SL85
Three pairs for $So25
All silk (medium weight), per pair 52?25
Three pairs for $6o5?
All silk (heavy weight)? per pair ?2.75
Three pairs for $7,85
(Some of these prices are subject to tax)
Men's Black Silk- Half-hose
With lisle tops and soles, per pair 85c.
Three pairs for S204Q
u he v mprece lent? s - i
from Be!g::^rr: ha:; fe . i B ritmar
amply prepared, Tr, ?''? now
ready ;:c r displa
made Saces of every desired v
classification, from the narrowe 1
enciennes edgings to he f 3
of exquisite rose point; as v s
Malones, point Binche, poir " li n and
other beautiful "aces, and ar -
selection of exquisite bridal veils.
In addition to the modern sp<
there is a remarkable g~.?"' ge -*;
Antique jaces9 including a rare S
of the period of Louis X?V, as we at
many other noteworthy -tr:,:<:r!?
The Velvet Department
Lyons Erect?p??e Velvets; Chiffon Vel?
vets, 40 inches wide; Silk Duvetyn;
and English Chiffon Velveteens, 36 Ao i
inches wide; a]] of these in ?Lack a
fashionable colors; t Hm^o
Salome Velvet, in s'ack on ?
I An Extraordinary Sale o?
Women's Tail >r=made Suits
I (sises 34 to 44}
will be held, commencing Monday.
Developed in aS3?woo5 velour, siS vert one,
. ya?ama and chevrona, these choice
suits will be offered in
Smart Plain-tailored styles
I NO ALTEPAT?ONS W?LL BE ^TLADS
ON T:"H3E SPECIAL SUITS
(Department on Third Floor)