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Boat. With Egglike
Hull, Is Launched
Bowdoim Which Will Sail in
July for 2 Years" Cruise,
I? Built on New Line? to
Withstand Pressure of Ice
EAST BOOTHRAY, Me... April 9.~
Th? Schooner Bowdoin. built to carry
T)onald B. MacMillan. the explorer,
on his next Arctic voyage in July,
?.vas launched here to-day.
In design and construction the Row.
doin embodies all element.*- i>i" special
provision tor the work ahead of her
suggest???! by the long experience of
MacMillan, who -ovas the chief lieu?
tenant of Peary in his successful ex?
pedition to the" North Tole. Her hull
is egg-shaped with nothing to which
ice can cling. Under sufficient pres?
sure from the ice floes, the Bowdoin,
instead of being crushed, should lift
out of water and be carried along with
So confident is MacMillan of the
-ehooner's ability to cope with the
?'rozen channels of the Far North that
he plans to pass through the danger?
ous Fury and llcc'a strait on the West
Side of Baffin Land where former ex
peditions hare been lost or turned back
His plans include also either a re?
turn by the strait or the circumnavi?
gation ot" Baffin Land after explor?
ing a stretch of 1,000 mile.? oi its
?stern shore on which it is believed
no white man has ever set foot. l!
a said to be the longest strip of im?
plored ?'oas*. in the world.
The Bowdoin is of the knockabout
?...vftliary schooner type equipped with
a 15-horse power crude _ oil burning
engine, an installation which the ex?
plorer hopes will insure him a cruis?
ing radius virtually unlimited by the
?ase of whale oil to supplement the
regular fuel supply.
The staunchness of the hull ft as?
sured by a heavy 'rame planked with
three-in? hite oak to whicl as
een added at th< waterl ne a five-foot
of greenheart o? ir? d. Tills
- 1 the grinding
. of :>.'t> bett< r tha i
materia: ;.- the ?a me relj
- ! ts hard surface. When wln
3 ?? seta 333. a thi overi :... of
ice "a ill '*? pla< ed ?\ er the
shin with snow house aftc.
? -. E jkimo style : ?* r the hatch*
? : is planned to t ???? .
years but may b< prolonged.
S10,000 Graft Charged
In Chicago Depot Work
labor Official.?? Accused Before
Inquiry Board: Mill Owner
Telia of Alleged Deal
CHICAGO. April 9.?A 510,000 oay
? r - alleged to have been demanded
by labor officials was charged up 1o
the graft column of expenses for the ?
construction of Chicago's new union!
depot, according to H. T. Douglas, chief
engineer for the Chicago & Alton Rail-;
road, who testified to-day before the ,
Daiicy joint legislative committee in?'j
vest!?rating the building situation here. I
"The money was handed out in cold'1
cash," the witness said, in telling of
the obstacles encountered by the rail- ;
roads in the erection of the new station ,
and various roundhouses. . i
The witness testified that building!
operations had been halted many times '
and that the unions had demanded that
?11 labor employed must be obtained in
Another case of alleged graft was
brought to the commission's attention
by (?. B. Anderson, partner of a mill
company which operates an open shojp.
Mr. Anderson told of submitting a bid
of $70,000 for mill work on a building
i.nd said that the contract was later
let to a union mill for $100,000. The
extra $30,000, Mr. Anderson said, was
the price paid by the building owner
for recognizing an agreement between
contractors and carpenters prohibiting
the use of non-union mill products.
Deputy marshals to-day served ?P;
proximately 300 subpoenas for wit?
nesses to appear before the commis?
sion when it reconvenes Monday.
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Kroll & Horowitz Fura. Co.
Msnuf*,chir?rs" Distributor?. New Y.rk
for Stout Women
We have grouped our entire stock of newest
Spring suits at the following special prices.
This event coming so early in the season offers
a wonderful opportunity for the full formed
to get a smart suit at an extremely low price.
Styles of present vogue
Finest silk linings.
Hand taikw-ed models.
Other High Cost Suits
Reduced to 98.W, 125.00
Of fine quality
Georgette. i n
Brown, Navy ;
Bisqve rest ?nd
bieiM ? i
ette, White and
of 5th Av.
i Where There Is Justice, Co-operation. Economy and Energy, There Is Service.
5th Avenue JSIDfiS MCGrBBfy ? CO. 34th Street
All Our Higher Priced Spring
puits for Women
Although it is much earlier in the season than
reductions are ordinarily made on Spring Apparel,
we have greatly reduced the price on every one of
our exclusive Suits for Women.
Sleek Tailleurs, elaborate Costume Suits and
those practical three-piece affairs that possess the
combined virtues of a suit and gown, make up the
Some are beautifully embroidered, others arc
adorned with braid. Many flaunt clever little
waistcoats and dashing Toreador Sashes. Sev?
eral of the Tailleurs are unadorned, depending
on the sheer beautv of their lines to win favor.
Handsome Costume Suits.
formerly 155.00 to 29.3.00
Semi-dress Suits and Tailleurs.
formerly 11.3.00 to 150.00
Embroidered or unadorned Tailleurs.... 78.00
formerly 90.00 to 110.00
Special Groups of New Spring Suits
32.50 42.50 48.00 68.00
A Week's Sale of "McCreery Silks"
All of the Most Beautiful Weaves
of the Season at Greatly Lowered Prices
A glorious array of new Spring and Summer Silks, so beautiful of
texture they require no gilding, bear prices that warrant everyone
buying enough for several Gowns.
4.50 Novelty Printed Silks, desirable for
dresses or linings. 40 ins. wide. yd. 2.95
3.50 Tricolettc Silk, suitable for Spring
suits and dresses. 36 ins. wide. yd. 1.85
2.50 Crepe Georgette, in a wide range of
colors as well as Black or White. 40 ins.
wide. yd. 1.75
3.50 Printed Georgette Crepe, in a large
assortment of styles and colors. 40 ins
wide. yd. 1.95
2.00 Crepe Chiffons, the newest shades of
the season. 40 ins. wide. yd. 1.15
4.00 Dream Crepe, in White only, in various
styles, suitable for blouses and negligees. 40
ins. wide. yd. 1,75
3.00 Heavy Crepe de Chine, for suits, all
the new Spring Shades, with Black or White.
40 ins. wide. yd. 1.95
2:50 Foulards, in the newest and most orig?
inal designs. 36 ins. wide. yd. 1.75
2.50 WThite Japanese Ilabutai, heavy qual?
ity. 36 ins. wide. yd. 1.65
2.50 Japanese Natural Ecru Pongee, select?
ed quality. 33 ins. wide. yd. 1.25
7,500 Yards, 4.00 ?lack Charmeuse Satin, 40 ins. wide, yd. 2.75
Wash Dress Fabrics
Imported Dress Linen in fashionable colors and
White. 45 ins. wide. yard, 95c
McCreery's Dress Ginghams in new designs and
colors. yard, 95c
Printed Dress Voiles in attractive styles and
colors. 38 ins. wide. yard, 29c
White, Imported Chiffon Dress Voiles suitable
for dresses and waists. 39 ins. wide, yard, 65c
White, Imported Handkerchief Linen, for
dresses, waists, handkerchiefs and underwear. 36
ins. wide. yard, 95c
Wool Dress Fabrics
Inspiration for modish Street Apparel is found
in these new Spring Weaves which bear special
All Wool Coating particularly for wraps and
capes, in soft, neutral shades. 54 ins. wide.
Novelty All Wool Skirting in newest plaids and
stripes?glorious color combinations. 54 ins. wide.
Imported All Wool Tricotine in a rich shade of
Navy Blue?proper weight for Spring attire.
Navy Blue, All Wool, French Twill Dress Serge,
of firm, close weave, sponged and shrunk. 54 ins.
wide. yard, 1.95
Women's Long Silk Gloves?pair
Gloves of a quality that usually sell for 3.00
White with fancy embroidery 16-button length gloves of heavy, Milanese
White?White with Black silk with five rows of two-tone, braided
Pongee?Navy?Champagne l -j
Mastic?Beaver?Brown tm T?mer}* w&fu?)
- ? ??-3
A Sale Price of 68.00 on
Women's Tricotine Wraps & Coats
The Coat-Wrap of Navy Blue Tricotine is the latest
style feature of Spring?and the smartest !
Those oftered in this Sale are ultra-smart models
tailored with utmost finesse of a superior quality Trico?
tine, lined throughout with Silk. Even those in loose,
wrappy styles have a tailored air. Except for an artis?
tic bit of braiding, they are unadorned.
Decided Reductions on Higher Priced Wraps
Models formerly 225.00 to 325.00 Reduced to 195.00
Models formerly 165.00 to 210.00 Reduced to 145.00
Models formerly 110.00 to 150.00 Reduced to 98.00
Very Special Prices on Dainty
Morning and Porch Dresses
Their flower-like freshness conjures thoughts of
cool, shady verandas and the radiance of Summer
mornings. Each model is exceedingly dainty and
feminine, yet practical. Their prices speak for them?
A. This model is of Plaid Gingham trimmed with ric-rac
braid and collars and cui?s of White Poplin. Special. 4.85
B. This fetching model of fine checked Voile with modish
plaitings has crochet buttons and a tie .sash. Red, Blue and
Black on White ground. Special, 5.00
C. Wrinsome model of pin-dot Voile which is delightfully
feminine in appearance. Black with White Dots, Navy with
Tan or White Dots. Special, 8.95
Sizes 36 to 44.
No. C. O. D.s. ,\'o Mail or Telephone Orders.
Real Filet Laces
Add a Touch of Summeriness
and may be used without
stint when priced as excep?
tionally low as these. Your
frocks of Gingham and other
summer materials acquire chic
when Filet Lace is employed.
Thf wee dresses of the little folk become
even more adorable. Lace has come into its
own this spring. Even the fine linen is more
effective when trimmed with real Filet, so
beautifully designed as that in our extensive
Real Filet Picot.doz. yds. 1.50
Edges and Insertions, l^-inch..yd. 43?.
Edges and Insertions, 2 to 2io-inch.yd. 78c
Edges and Insertions, 2% to 31.4-inch.yd. gsc
Edges, Z\? to 4-inch.yd. 1.18
Edges, 4Vi to 41 ?-inch.yd. 1.48
Edges, 5-inch-. -^ ..... yd. 1.68
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