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THE SUN, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8,. i12.
BUTTER UP TO 42 CENTS
rnshuinjr of Cows in Hhitpii
Fields and Siilisronrnt Lack
of 31 ilk Hlainrd.
8. Altman & (En.
MFTIK AVENUE Thirfcy-fourlh and TnhiyvfiUh Sftrcds' NEW YORK
FIFTH AVENUE Thirty-fourth and Thirty-fifth Streets ' NEW YOlflC
EOfiS KKKI ON CMMMXd
Wiisliiii(on Mnrkft I'riro Is
. !") (Viil.s Turkey Clic-iip
The prnvallini; rnlall price for frpli
liutlrr ytmfmiuy wnt 12 rent ii poiiml.
an incrruHH or thrcu renin nvrr tlui price
n wwk iin.
Of c;otinv if you choppi! nrrmiul you
could R1. hlltter Tor Hevonil edits leK,
but It wax the cold ntorn;o brand ilutlnc
back to Jiinn or cai'ller. Also you will
flint porneiljiiiK lnckinc when you tuck
it between your liotv buckwheats thin
morning, The whoWnlo price for brut
frech butter wn tiotel at Bs rents
Down li WflxhlnRtou Mnrket the lenleri
Hid thry brlimed tliat the top notch price
had I icon rraiUied and that thero would
be u decline of at least a penny in a day
Charles V. Drencher explained that the
prrnent prices wore due to a (Scarcity of
"This sciircity," said Arthur Kracke,
secretary of the AViis-hinntrm Mnrket
Merchant Association, "is oeraxionpil
by tho natural reduction of the mill,
mipply which ulwiyn eomes around this
time of year. Not only Is there lws milk,
but there i more of it demand for it and
that mean lesx milk to be churned into
Herman I' A Michels paid that the
fhortuKe i dun to tho warm weather.
Cows have been turned out to Rrazo on
barren paoturo lauds instead of being kept
n barns with full manRers. Creameries
itlmt usually fend thirty or forty tubs
of butter to the market at this peanon,
Mr Michela said, are scndiiiR only five
or six tubs.
According to tho report of tho ftom
mitten on markets, prices and costs of
the Xew York State Hood Investigating
Commission, the butter trade of New York
aggregates SOn.noo.mo to Jno.ooo.ooo an
nually, of which $50,000,000 worth is con
EUnicd in tlio city.
About 2,700,000 pounds are disposed of
to consumers oery week in the city, but
during the present week only l.SW.UOO
pound were shipped in.
It is conlidently expected that there
will be a drop vcrv soon, as there aro
t,;uo.0u0 pouuds of butter In storage in
tiie city, uud a large part of it will be
brought out in older that tlie benefits of
the present market may be reaped.
Tlit! oleomargarine inen, who ay it is
'foolish to jmy 40 cents or more a pound
for butter when good oleomargarine can
bo had for ;." cents a pound, hold that one
mason why the price of butter is kept up
in Itecause of tin' tax on oleomargarine.
"In addition to Hederal taxes on the
manufacture of tin- oometitive product,"
the Xati'innl VrtttMnnrr. the oillcial organ
of the American Meat Packers Associa
tion, said yesterday, "the butter iieople
have seen to it that there was a federal
tax on dealers, and in many States there
lias Iwen an additional .State tax for sell
ing any coinpetitiVR butter. Take Ver
mont, for instance. There is a State
tax there of I jer year on retailers who
i nel oleomargarine. This State tax is in
addition to the Hederal tax of ts per year
and is n burden which most retuilers can
"Tim result is that thfv cannot cell
oleomargarine, or if they do thev must
nit up the price to cover the tax burden,
lllis is just what the butter people want
or course. It help them to maintain
high prices for butter. Indeed it is IjUelv
that ir olromargnrine commanded a price
iipproMiraitlng high butter prices there
would be less opposition to it fnmi the
butter people. Their righteous indig
nation acaiiwt tills 'counterfeit' and
'axle giense' would suddenly and mys
teriously .ibate. All they want is the
money -.-Did the rotwmnr pavs "
A bill his been introduced 'in the Ver
mont l,eg,lnture for the lepeal oftliejioo
State ta. on oleomargarine.
:( only aie we having high priced
butter in these days of apparent cold
Htoiace nleritv. but eires have kent climli.
ing in price to the retailer until the klna
'i i'kh in. ii lesjiivianio nens are now
laying lor tho market were ipioted yester
day in Washington Market at 41 cents a
doen 'I ho New uric market gets
.SOO.aoO.oo1) eggs annually, woith whole
Kilo about Mil.lKXI.OOII.
"itvi U some consolation in a trln
tnroueh the matkets tlie-e d.iyw in tiie
fact that tut keys aie ictailing at '." eents
n pound, or live cents les than at 'I hanl.s
giving time. However, compaiatively
t'tw persons have a turkey appetite these
Aay, and by Chri-tnu. when turkev
appetites return, 'I haiiksgivinc prices
will probably be restored.
FIGHT FIRE AT PRINCETON.
Ill(le In Prlnrrtun Dnrrnltnr, Sunn
Put Out One III emimr.
l'lUNCl'TON, Dee. 7. An enrly morning
Urn in Williernpoon Hall, one of tiie dor
mitories of Princeton I ulversity, threatened
for a while to-ilny lo get the upper hand of
n linpiouiplii lire tirltratie of htuilrrits and
lo cause MTious dainaip'.
The erv ol (Ire suiiimImI over the cHinpus
nt r, o'i'Iock, mid k L'etieral nlnnn as win
In lor Hie iinherslly (Ire ilcpuri ini'iit 'I he
Htiiilenis were not Iomk In re-pondluir, anil
five iiiintires liner there were iiki men on
As Kjon ns the water was sturled ihe
(lames niihsideil, iiihI the nuijor irt of Ihe
rimmiire. which iiiniiiiiitH t.i about Si.Vm,
w us due to lo Him water winch swept t li roil tr It
the tun Inner ilnors ami mined furniture
I lie tire whs In n room on ilin third lloor
l'lie stiiilcnis who occupied li were Mu
.Milller Himhi of Vi,hiinjton, I) i , ami
M.'inrli e M irilii ( nlehlun ol S.ilt bake city
Crllehlow was o crcninc hv the snmke ami
whs carried over lo Went Dornuion-, ulieie
he soon recovered. 'I'li. two viiimg men
were asleep when the llrsl started
, 7,'ntrr lliirneil to lleiitli.
Kotn .volm v, ( ol , Dec 7 M I. Moore,
'70 years old. presuli'ii' of I he .Mnrati ( oin t v
(ul'oiial lliinl, mid one ol Ihe wealthiest
linen In eastern Colorado, wits burned hi
ileaili env this iiioriilio: in a (Ire Unit lie.
slrey-'il his home in this city.
SI'MthS MOM TIIF. TKI.mil.WII.
r.iulf vnnre wm Iclllril In'tmiily unit hit
'brotlirr nai n t it 1 1 hurl whin a tank tun
tuliilas curs'nic uchl d(m huh hlunn to
ilrct at a t'hlcado foil watrr pUtit.
Acrnnltnir in antinunrrtnrnu more lli.in
fS.i'OO.OOi) In lo bn rttHtrlbutnl iik i'hrlirni.
Ifta tu warlirrn In hunkv, 1,1c Mors?, niitnu
(artiirlnE plunts iul uihrr lluluilili.i in
Vivf iiKn were klll'J unit tn Injuri-il In
' head n collllon of Wi-afrn Mar land H. ill
road trains ona tullo weal of l'rn .Mur. .Mil.
Mia bulliU'nid wfrf di-ntrnynl hy lire ji
MCAttrliln. V. Va. I'lftrsii mnm nf the
Hart lintel wera forefd to emiiio without
Thomaa Cllnf. a wall knonn realclcnl of
Jllildlctewn, N. V., " alll'J y JJi P,r""
train while Irylm l iro-ii thu brio Jt.ill
road traik In hla city.
Paler ft. Arlklnii. rnirr .i wll known law
yrr of Sullivan county. iiinlrrrd aw iy from
th poorhoun', whfrr h' hJd lm for oinr
WILL HOLD T0 -MORROW C MONDAY)
A SPECIAL SALE OF MEN'S FUiRNflSIIiiNGS
Men's Silk Sihcrls, ptasn or ptaitctJ, ms.de from a new amporlataon of
Habutaj silk, actual values $6.00 & b.EO .... at $3.75
Men's Imported Katitled Silk Dress Men's Folded Foar-iai-iHiaradl Scarfs
or Motor Scarfs . . at $6,1)0 of imported silks . . at S5c.
Actual value $10.00 Actual values $5.59 & 2.00
The Department cf Real Laces
is showing a numFacr of choice
pieces of OLD LACE, which would
prove particularly acceptable for
Also real duchesse and point lace
collars, berthas, scarfs, fichus,
rabats, veils and handkerchiefs.
WAIST PATTERNS are also lacing
shown at very attractive prices.
The- Bric-aBrac Department
directs attention to the very fine
selection now being displayed.
Included are MARBLE TABLES,
STATUARY, VASES, WINDOW
BOXES and CONSERVATORY
and GARDEN BENCHES; also art
furniture; lamps; clocks and clock
sets; Limoges and Cloisonne enam
els; bronze picture frames; jewel
bo:-;es; Dutch silver; coffee, tea and
laoucur sets, etc.
THE WOMEN'S HOUSE GOWN DEPARTMENT
has in stock an extensive assortment of House Gowns and Negligees,
suggesting desirable Christmas gifts. Among them are simple and
elaborate gowns of crepe de Chine, chiffon and lace; boudoir gowns;
Japanese robes of quilted silk, plain and embroidered; an unusually fine
selection of zenana lounging robes; aJso lounging robes of eiderdown and
WOMEN'S AFTERNOON AND STREET DRESSES
made in the newest styles, of vciveteen, corduroy and ' chiffon
velvet, are being offered at the following reduced jprices:
$32.00, $45.00 & $55.(
WOMEN'S ELEGANT FUR COATS
at decided reductions in prices, among which are the following:
Mink Coats . . at $ 11,500.00
Broadtail Coats . at $ 5,000. 00
Broadtail Persian Coats
at . . . $475.00 : 800.00
Formerly $675.00 v 1,200.00
Karakul Coats . . at $500.00
Karakul Coats . . at $775.
toleskan Coats . at $400.00
Formerly $750.00 '
Hudson Seal Coats
at . . $375.00 & 550.00
' Formerly $575.00 & 850.00
1 Persian Lamb Coats at $300.00
I Formerly $425.00
The MISSES' SUIT DEPARTMENT Further reductions have been made
in the prices off
MISSES' & GIRLS' EVERYDAY DRESSES & SAILOR SUITS
The remainder of the stock will be placed .on sale4o-morrow (Monday)
at the reduced prices off $7.50. 0.2 & 112.50 v
'Also a limited number of STREET AND AFTERNOON DRESSES of
worsteds, velveteen, corduroy, charmeuse and brocade, at
$118.00, 22.00 25.00
MISSES' COATS (.a limited number) tn lengths suitable for walking,
skating or traveling, arc also being offered at great reductions from
i$L lttUlU & Oln. rc showing an extensive assortment of
MODERN ORIENTAL JRUGS at very attractive prices.
Also a number of interesting specimens of ANTIQUE RUGS
off undoubted authenticity, the prices off which range from
$2,500.00 to $fi5,000'.(K) each.
INSPECTION 11 CORDIALLY INVITED.
jQlRECT attention to their very extensive assortment of
useful and ornamental articles suitable for Christmas1 gifts for
men and women. These are now being shown at attractively
Fur Sets Morocco Purses Motor Cases
Marabout Sets Watch Bracelets Cigarette Cases
Silk Hosiery Chiffon Scarfs Humidors'
Lace Handkerchiefs Jeweled Bandeaux Desk Fittings
Marvex Gloves Corsage Bouquets Bill Folds ,
Imported Negligees Manicure Sets Wallets
Boudoir Caps Toilet Sets Card Cases
Lingerie Pillows Smoking Jackets dold Sleeve Links
Nightrobe Cases Bathrobes Pearl Studs '
Fans, Opera Glasses Sweaters Handkerchiefs
Gold Lorgnettes v Neckwear Silk Dress Scarfs
Vanity Cases Motor Robes Thermos Bottles
Hand Bags Umbrellas Eastman Kodaks
Dressing Cases Walking Sticks Brush Sets
To facilitate holiday shopping, patrons of the store will, if desired, be
provided with special salespeople, who will accompany them to the
The tfoMownmig Special Sales have been' arranged.
WOMEN'S MARVEX GLOVES
(Made exclusively for B. Altman & Co.)
WOMEN'S 3-CLASP MARVEX GLACE K5DSKIN GLOVES, in black,
tan or white per pair $fl.45
WOMEN'S 16-BUTTON MOUSQUETA5RE MARVEX GLACE KIDSKIN
GLOVES In black or white per pair $2.65
In the INFANTS' WEAR DEPARTMENT an unusual sale will be held of
8,500 WHITE DRESSES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
from 6 months to 4 years, at 90c, $1.25, 11.75 and upward
being fully one-third less than the regular prices.
Also a limited number of HAND-MADE AND HAND-EMBROIDERED
DRESSES, sizes 6 months to 2 years . . at $1.75 & 2.25
Hand-made Long Dresses, Long Skirts and Bibs will be marked at
equally attractive prices.
MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S HOUSE QOWNS
Made of blanket material or eiderdown, will be on sale to-morrow (Monday)
at the following unusual prices:
4 to 8 year sizes at $1.85 10 to 16 year sizes . at $2.90
Also PETTICOATS of silk jersey and messaline, sizes 34 to 36, at $3.75
MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR DEPARTMENT.
IB. Altman & (Bn. have now on special sale
BLACK AND COLORED DRESS SILKS
consisting of several thousand yards arranged in Dress Lengths and
MARKED AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES'
The BLACK DRESS GOODS DEP'T will offer to-morrow (Monday)
2,000 YARDS OF BLACK BROADCLOTH
Value $2.50 per yard .......
MAGNIFICENT IMPORTED WRAPS
For opera, theatre and general evening wear, are being offered at tht
following reduced prices:
$110.00, 125.00, 175.00 225.00 to 385.00