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Will Be Held in
Cuba in 1920
Aero Club of America Ac?
cepts the Invitation of
President M e n o c a 1 to
Gather in Havana
Offer $25,000 in Prizes
Races Will Brin- Out Best
of World's Pilots in the
Speed and Skill Contests
( uba ia to appropriate $16,
t'or tin- development of aero?
nautics and to establish aerial mail
m <-' :b.i t;> the United States
and t<- ether countries, and is to hold :
*? pendous I'an-Americnn Aeronaut:?
-s, with airplane races fc
5 in prizes, was annoui cod at th
\ ,ib of America by Victor Hug
Barranco, special representative of
0 G, Menocal, President of Cuba.
announcement was made simu!
tan? ?> with General Menocal's elec
( . . i member of the Aero Club
v.,;' Am rica and is pari of the extensive
i h will make Cuba the center
of air, nautic activities this winter and
earlj .-? ring.
<;<.:.e-al Menocal, who is much in
tereftt-d in aeronautics, invited the
?\i v.' Club of America and the Aerial
League of America to hold the third
American Aeronautic Corgrr\3 at
Tin- invitation '.\::s carried by
? plain 1-st Mny to the aeronautic
..; - t Atlantic City for the second
Pan-American Aeronautic Congress.
ITew To Deliver Messag-?
recoh ed General Men
ra lio m? -?? ? - in \Tew York and
fl ? '? ? . ? ty iti ati aeroplane,
.:<: ng . violent storm, and
invitati in to Alan R.
th( ti president of t':e Aero
Club i : America, who officiated at the
? _? of :))c congress.
At- r canvi ssing those interested in
Li ma tics the world over, it was
found that it would be possible to
make the third Pun-American Aero
nautic Congress an imposing success,
and Genei Menocal's invitation w; s
Jiccepteii. Being advised of i s accept?
ai ce I ? cabl? d : Re: r Adm i .! Robert
Pe? ry, pr? lidenl ol the Aerial
of Americ; . ;.
? m ng the
? ' nce ol :.:.. invii tion ten
red to i Vero Club of America
Veria Let-g '-. : ?? ica
' bird :' .: Ain -rie :n
il Congress in this city
ghly appreciated. The pres
? of the illustrious members
' the Aero Club of America ' nd
Aerial League of America
Cuba will be both a pleasure
an honor for the people of
.- vernment of Cuba."
Air Plans of Cuba
' ' - '. ri nco called at the Aero Club
America I trai tted to the club
tent official communica?
ted ?? from Cuba, an
thi folloi ng mportanl ero
. i , tak? phic? in
? sj end ? he ? urn of $15,
i, 003 or the p.'i: "? e of aeroplan? <
,: .: ? i ? - t--blisl aerial mail
nes from < ?ba to the United States
:.ri to othei countries;
Over $25.000 will be awarded in
irizes to the aviators participating in
the aerial contests to take place next
Februi ry during the third Pun-Ameri
Veronautic Cor fjress;
\ huge international -lircraft ex
to be held at Havana, Feb
II to March 1. 1020, inclusive,.
? ? ? aeronaut i?' congress and
ion of important
te? n -pas enf and four
,. ' ? ? have been
ii ? ? y Hannibal J. de
? . ;i m sport .-m !.. to esl
? importation line bet we? n
the United States. M r. de
ind ir impossible to get deliv
- of American aeroplanes, owing to
great demand for aii'.tlanes for
rtation and sport in the United
? ,-? -. which so far exceeded the sup?
ply that it is impossible to get promises
very before lato next spring
from ?Vmcrican manufacturers.
1 ? i officials of the Aero Club of
America and the Aerial League of
America aro gratified over this impor
tant development. Colonel Jefferson I
de Mont Thompson, the newly elected
president, stated thai the action of
Genera) Menocal will add a tremendo.ua
interest to the development of aero?
nautics in the Western Hemisphere and
will popularize aerial transportation
and aerial sport in the immediate
future and advance aoronautics by at
least one year.
The Contest. Committee of tho Aero
Club of America and tho Aerial League
of America are working out details
for the contests to bo held for the
?25,000 in prizes to bo awarded during
the congress at Havana.
British Airmen Killed
In Flight to Australia
Lieut!?. Roder Douglas and J. S.
L. Ross Fall in Orchard in
Race to Melbourne
New York Tribune
fCopyrtKht, 1019, New York Tribune Inc.)
LONDON, Nov. 13.?The first serious
accident in connection with the air?
plane race from London to Melbourne
for a prize of $50 000 offered by the
Australian government, in which Eng
?ir.d's leading fliers are competing, oc
?irred to-day ?it Surbit^n, England,
when Lieutenant Roder Douglas' Alli?
ac? biplane crashed into a fruit
rchard soon after taking the air.
louglas and bis navigator, Lieutenant
. S. L. Ross, were kil'ed.
The plane was flying low in a mist,
'ust after taking off, when suddenly it
urned up on its nose and dropped to
he ground. The petrol t-nks exploded
tul the machine eiu-ht lire. The plane
as of tho same type a- that in which
F. A. Peters, the designer, recently
made the fr'st non-stop flight from
Lo idon to -Madrid.
Other contestants in the Australia
?? <-e incl'*de Captain Mathews, in a
Sopwith biplane, who was last re?
ported leaving Mayence, Germany, for
Constantinople, and Captain Rcss ;
Smith, who started yesterday in a
Vickers-Vimy 'plane with three pas?
Although public interest in the con
test is desultory, airmen are taking
the keenest interest in each other's
wherer-bouts, as all the teams are fol?
lowing unannounced routes -over what
recently was enemy territory. The Air
Ministry is not giving out the locations
of the different fliers and the airplane
companies are jealously guarding the
secret of the success of each of their
Lieutenant E. Poulet, the French?
man, who started ?rom Paris recently
for Melbourne, has reached Karachi,
India, but he is ineligible for the
$."0 000 prize. The chief condition of
the prize oiler is that the winner must
complete the flight within thirty days.
Taxi Kills Unknown Woman
Chauffeur Attempts to Get
Away, luit Is Caught
An unidentified woman, about thirty
years old, was run over and killed by
a taxicab on Eighth Avenue, between
Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth streets, last
night. She was 5 feet .'i inches tall,
weighed about 120 pounds, had auburn
hair and gray eyes, and wore mourn?
ing. The chauffeur, James Carbone, of
317 Ea t 150th Street, who did not stop
after the accident, was caug' t by Pa?
trolman Ho tshauser at Fifty-sixth
Street and Broadway. He was locked
up in the West Fifty-first Street sta- j
is not Sport
If biting cold makes you uncomfortable.
Whether you find your fun on the links, in the
duck blind, at the wheel or on tin* ice?you
must be comfortable in order to enjoy it to
\n<! Jaeger^ oolware >|?eSls comfort. Skating
caps, motoring vests, golf jackets and stockings,
trigger finger gloves?and all of light-as-a
feather, warm-as-toast, pure natural wool or
Tlie golf jacket illustrated is but one of many.
lQO% PURE NATURAL WOOL T rade Mark
i)r. Jaeger's Sanitary Wo den System Co.
NEW YOKK?306 Fifth Ave., 22 Maiden Lane
Half Cardigan Wpave, in
Camel's I lair anil iu Oxford,
navy auiii hoaihex wont ?nia.
A ?mart high neck model of fine Bmoel*
Net with row? of Val. lace??uitable for
wear with tailored ?uita. Very chic and
Rrrally in demand.
te ?ce Co.
No Scarcity Here In
A comprehensive assortment of fine Human
Hair Nets in cap or ?Hover shapes. Light and
OAlk auburn, med um dark and light brown,
blonde and drab blontle and black.
5ti\c/Wenue at 40ttiij^,i^et
A Very Special Sale in which
the prices are reduced for one week
DR^SS SFPCK?41 inche, wide
?in Naw. Miclnijrh? Blue, Taupe,
Brcwr, Wine and Black.
DRFSS SERGE?* Ene rwffl?
48 inches wide?at Nnvy, Brown,
Green, Fuin and B'ark.
WANN?SH SERGE?54 inr.he?
?urde-?;ri Navy, Tinpc, Wine,
PTnrn, Brown and E??rl.
TRICOTIKFS- rr\ ;rrv? ^^
?in Navy and Black only.
inches w'.de?in Brown, B'ue, Tan
MANNISH SUITINGS ? 54
inche? vr.de?newest colorings in
smart ?Tripes and r.Srck.r.
WOOL P1AIDS-M inch?
twn?c?m ?twrf ccvriiag? fot
pmncl end future trcar.
In the Newly Enlarged
?Strap Wrist Model?in Prix seam and Pique
sewn?with nobby embroideries.
Extraordinary Value in
An odd lot of white Blankets of a size suitable
for single or % beds?this lot is comprised of
124 Pairs ALL WCOL FILL?
ING?pink or blue borders
To close them out we will sell them af the
exceptionally low price quoted.
Regularly $14.50 Pair
A Pre-Thanksgiving Sale of
Household and Decorative Linens
At Deckled Concessions
High gradea of heavy Irish Double Satin Dama'k TABLE
CLOTHS and NAPKINS at 25 to 30% less. We cannot
dup'icate thrfe prices after the present loi is ex'an-l-'l.
TABLE CLOTHS?2x2 yards.12 50 Ea.
TABLE CLOTHS?2x2'A yards.15 50 Ea.
TABLE CLOTHS?2 ?4x2'/i yards.....IS 50 Ea.
NAPKINS-24x24 inches .17.75 Doz,
Clearaway of Odd Table Cloths
97 of our standard high grade Satin Damask
Tab*e Cloths taken from broken lines of our regular
stock and specially priced to close:
Hemmed Hurk Towels ? size 20x40 ? full
bleached; an excellent cjual.ty of co?loa Huck;
Were $5.50. Now 45Q Dor.
Hemstitched Union Linen Huck Towels (Linen
and Co'ton), size 22x40. balance of a large im?
portation of Iwo y<~ars a~o. We have 4") doz.
Were $12.00. Now 10.75 Dor..
350 yards of fine "Old Bleach" Huckaback
1.25 *? 2.00 * Yard
2 x2 yards
2 x2|/2 yards
2 x2?/2 yards
2 x3 yards
2 x3 yards
Value Sale Price Ij
^^^^^^^ 39.50 24.50
I 50 Irish Linen Weft Cloths?67x68 inches.
Special at 5.00
Exquisitely dainty models that have just been
unpacked from their wrappings.
Hand Made Batiste Blouses in all white (as
illustrated) with single and double hemstitching,
also hand tucking.
Specially Priced at 5.75
Georgette Crepe Blouses in suit shades and
white and flesh?embroidered in self colors?
round or square necks. Specially Priced 7.50
Ch'nese Luncheon Sets and Napkins '??
At Less than Import Prices of tico years ago
An importer's entire slock in two extraordinary groups, including extra fine
Chinese Grass Linen hand embroidered Napk-'ns and Luncheon Sets. They are
very unusual and all beautifully hand scalloped w.th raised embroidery and open?
work, also French knots. Only a limited quantity. Specially priced for the
Tea or Luncheon Napkins?12x12 inches? embroidered on the FOUR
Regular $12.75 Grade. For this Sale 5,75 a Dozen
25 Piece Luncheon Sels, consisting of 1^ Tumblers, 12 Plates and one 28-inch
Regular $39.50 Grade. For this Sale 23.75 Per Set
Beacon Blanket Wrappers in effective floral
patterns?neatly trimmed with satin. In Roce.
Navy, Pink, Light Blue and Copen.
Regularly $6.00 .
The Fad of the Hour
Heavy quality Satin i-- us? ? in the reading of thest
straightline silhouette Pe!ti< -'-. ;vhich come in t!i- mes'
desirable street shades, 1.0.7*.-!
A!so in extra heavy quality Silk Jersey in fashionable
costume colorings. 13.50
COLORED DRESS SATINS?35 inches
wide?in the leading and most attractive shades
of the season. In stock, $3.50 3.25
BLACK DUCHESS SATIN?35 inches
wide?in a light weight, softlv finished weave.
In stock, $2.00 1.35
BLACK FLORENCE SATIN?an im?
ported weave in a medium weight finish?35
inches wide. In stock, $3,50 3.00
Misses' and Women's Apparel
An admirable selection which makes provision
for every occasion
A superior quality in combinations of Brown and
Brown, Green and Mulberry, Blur and Brown, and Rose
A limited number o! extra heavy quality Reversible
Velour Portieres with a hcautiiu! finish. In Blue and
Mulberry, Brown and Brown, also Blue and Brown.
Another fine. Assortment
1 he same wonderful values and equally fine
qualities and shapes as offered by us in our -suc?
cessful sale last month.
Values $6.50 to $7.50
Christmas Gift Umbrellas
In Black or Colors for Women
Distinctive and totally diff?rent from any shown to date. Handsomest .
of the new all Bakelite handles being show,.. Club ends to mate!; handles. '
Color schemes harmonize beautifully.
Just 50 different pieces that are north $14.00 to $16.50 ?
Tax .88 ea.
Two Coat Specials
tor Week of Sales
MISSES' COATS of Irenella
Cloth and Wool Velour fas illus
Iratcd). An alluring style that
has for its keynote simplicity of
line. Attractively 1 ned and
warmly interlined. In Reindeer,.
Taupe, Brown, Navy and Pekin.
The large pockets and tailored
belt are all that is necessary '.<
finish 'hi1" coal ol unusual in :>i
Wa\m ' /
WOMEN'S COATS ?A
special offering: of , these hand?
some models in Wool Velour and
Silvertone (as ilbrtraled). In
Brown, Black, Reindeer, Ma?
roon. Beautifully lined and com
fortably interlined. The large
collar and deep cuifs of toft
Sealine Fui are the last word in
MEN'S SILK SHIRTS-Dcuble Weights
Buy for Christmas Now
6 reasons why
Correct Dress in Various Modes for the Opera, Debutante
Dance, Theatre and the Horse Show. Including?
Prices soon to take a big advance.
Assortments are now unusually good.
Colors are absolutely fast.
Best known Silk Shirts in New York.
The only real serviceable Silk Shirt.
Standard maintained at regular sale price.
Sold elsewhere for $14.50. Our price
SUMPTUOUS WRAPS of Brocaded
Satins and Velvet?, all beautifully lined and
collared with wonderfully rich turs.
98.00 ?? 325.C3
EVENING GOWNS and Dance Frocks
in Metal Brocades, Satins, Nets and Velvets
?a fascinating collection at
29.50 to 225.00
LUXURIOUS CLOTH COATS OF
CASH-MUTINE, Evora, Duvetyn and Bo?
livia whose charm is enhanced by wonderful
pelts of fur in Squirrel, Rock Opossum, Beaver
75.00 to 285.00
Also Sport Coats of Genurte Camel's Hair
and Leather.45.00 to 75.00
Men's Silk Neckwear Sale
100 dozen new and stiictly high-grade Scarfs in the lot. One
of the best assor?ed and biggest value-giving sales we have of
fered or ave likely to offer this seasor.
Regularly $1.50 to $1.75.
Recent English Importations
PAJAMAS?from unshrinkable flannels
PAJAMAS?from heavy soft cheviots.
NECKWEAR?from Spitalfields hand-loomed sillfs
MUFFLERS?long or large squares.|,
SHIRTS?from Anderson Scotch Oxford;:.1
5.00 *o 650
DRESSING GOWNS?woolens and flannels.. . .7. 2=5 00 to fin on
DRESSING GOWNS?silks and velvets. " ?o*? to *?'?
STEAMER RUGS?various weights. jg^ to g-JJJ
PLUSH ROBES?special limousine styles.48*00 ?? ?1" nn
Pure Thread All "?;'k Hosiery in
Neutral Grey, Fawn, V-uv. Be-ver,
B ige, Crash, Ba'tleship Grey, Taune,
Srncki, Caster. Biscuit, Turtle. L'.vJ,
Airxsn Brown and Russian Cal1.
WOOL SPORT HOSIERY in various
mixtures and colorings.
1.95,2.95 to 4.25 P
Of tine flat Pink Cotton?a smart
innovation with satin ribbon shoulder
straps bodice efiect. Sizes 36 to 44.
For Winter Days to Come?
Jackets and Spencers
i JACKETS of soft wool that fit
snugly under the i-oat or suit and
! present a neat appearance over
? frocks. In various co.ors lo harmon?
ize with fashion's new whuns.
?? ~ ? '? ""
?-T *r) \
SLRPL1CED SPENCERS thai at
ford the necessary warmth on rhill
day*. They are well made and fin?
ished with a niQfl attractive edae. Ir.
all the ?redom.nattng shade?.