THE EVENING WORLD, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 111
MINE TEST SHOWS
NEW YORK IS SAFE
FROM WAR FLEET
Enemy Couldn't Pass the Nur
nows Is Conclusion From
THREE TARGETS HIT
Coast Artillerymen Cet Per
fect Score for Work in
There would not h one rnanre In
tfcoueanrl for an enemy'e fleet to reach
tlM Narrow! In MM York bay. Three
liMdnary tiattlearilpii wrf de.troyeil
and the tJgfMjp of the officer. Hnrt
man of Com: Artillery Oorpf OMIfUf
No. M, In rhnrgi" nf the aiilimarlni" mine
work at Kort WgdgWM 111, Stati-n I al ami,
waa prove.! by th. egploslog In lower
Vaw York bay ycatcrilay afternoon at
irlo of mittkrn IMlgajg contalnlriK enougU
fug MMM l blow up half of lower
Manhattan. i;ac h mini- wn ll hara--l
t a moving lancet, anil no perfectly
did the mm at the range flinlrra anil In
tha battlr commanil iik amUon, chart
room ami caaemate .hi their work tlmt
tha oflVer umpire trWR Kort Hamijt m
erodltnl Capt. II. s. Merrick and iila
brother ntnirra ard ompany with a
The firing of the mines afforded a
anagmm-eni apci-iacie lee ..-veiai lliou
aand pereoni g.ithereil on the MlleM-a
and lining b rails of the varlnua craft
anchored , i comfortable iillMMt To
re Km placid, annllt surface of t ie
lower bay aOfldjOHl heave and gape
Ilka the crater of a volcano while from
the centre of tly dlaturbam a great
geyeer i'. water lifted Itaelf maje'l
aJly to the hilKht of at learn two hun
dred feet waa thrilling In lta grim )Uf
geelUin of dy ath ami destruction. Aa
the huge OOltUMI of w :ter mounted ky
ward a deafening detonation OfMhod
agatnet tho nil's ami rumbled off in'u
dlatant icjioea. Then the giant allver
fountain apread umbrellawlae and drop
pad back Into tha bay, aplaehl ng tha
water a eurfac- with blta of tha aylln
Tbe whole operation, from tha drop
ping of Uia mlnra to their auoceaalve
discharge, forma ona of tha moat Inter
fering chapter! In a d.eerlpUon of de
fensive meaauraa taken by tha United
state. Oovarnment to protect It (rot
eat port again. t a hoatlle fleet.
AN IMPORTANT FEATURE IN
New Yorkera are we.l vrraed In facts
and thenrtea about the hi (tuna ilnt
line the araaay parapet, of the defences
of the loner bay, but few clvlllana have
any Idea of the Important role the Mb
marlne mine would play In the event
of an attempt to Invade our har.'-i'
Yesterday's mine practlie waa a '
In the fare for the carpera who croak
of the MM with wMrh an enemy Root
rnuld rail Intn the lower bay. The
tern for tr.i -atnc the c iiiree of an bp
prom-lilng veaae; until It la directly ovf r
one nf the great mlnra, whari It ran t.e
aent reeling to the bottom by a telt.-ii
fo a finger on the ele. trlr awltc IhbMT di
la parfoOl In tln-.uy and, what la Mill
better, In pml 1 i'
The mlnra exploded yeeterilay were
laid In the morning by the I'nlte.l
Htatra hli Om, B. . C. rd, C'npt.
,i Mi Dunn eontniMtdlnfi which la one
of the eight planters thai are Mptojrad
by tbe War I i IMI t tnenl 10 travel from
one cnaat .irt'.llcry attl"ii 10 another
and take otlgrgS of the work of lilac
log the Submarine mlnea In position.
The mine, are cylindrical In ehu p.
made nf Ir.m Olid nmlaln 100 poumla
of gun cotton. They were dropped
DVOffeoard attached to an eittnmail
anchor that ollOWl the mine to float
upward until ten feet from the ur
face, and a rel buoy. An each mine
was placed a rOWbOtkt would take up
a pgdMMP directly over It and one of
the men would raise an oar In the air.
Immediately the ciieratir In the two
range .finding stations would take
simultaneous cross bearings of the oar.
The operator! wear a telephone head
dress and are on the line with two
men In the chart room, way up on the
parapets nrar I hi bOttlOOOmmei!tdlfg
slntloti. The rhnrt room and the range
Itndlng station are all munler-sunn In
thr ground 10 escape the enemy's fire.
The? are the heart and the brain of
the fortifications and mint be protect
ed at all costs.
HOW THE CHART MEN LOCATE
hach nf the two men In the char:
room is connected by phone with one
' of the range-fluding stations, and sits
faring a table on which Is spread a
I large ihool of ajhlte paper. Two mn
steel rub ra Intersect at some point on
t this paper, WJtan Ibo two range 11 d-
011 K'l their sleht on the oar that
narks the position of the mine they
call out through the pboM lha Rguroa
to Oorreepood with the llgurei to
which the rulers on the labia ntttil be
net. Trie chart tueti repeat the com
n.and and then move the lower end of
pang. iiiIit until each lies ill thti a-iulr
I in in n idi h the range finder aightej
I the rowbuat'a signal. Where the r. iters
! laterooot oti the paper the obari nait
miike a dot, Which rOPrOOOIltl thr piisl
lion of the llrst mine.
Thr three PUQ00 POItOrdgy were
plotted in this mannori Thojf were
thafl connected with tllr electric cables
loading to the cggonigto owltohboafd
ami allowed to teiiwtln In the water
two houra to teat the OfBoienoy of the
When all waa ready one or the tiovern
ment launches proceeded down past thr
nine buoya towing the three red-palntcd,
raft-like targets, each tliiuntlng a red
hag. Vwo hundred yards of rope waa
paid out on one of the targets and then
passed through a ring In the buoy rope
uf the mine and made faal to the atern
of the launch. Onward came the launch,
towing the target far aatern. Aa the
line paosed through the buoy ring tl.
terget could not get off Its course, tint
w is drawn slowly toward the snot where
dOOtrvetlog lay waiting for It, under the
i" . Ihlmmerlng aurfaco of the
To the onlookers It was easy to follow
the progress of tne target up to fh
buoy on r the mine, and to know Just
when lo egpocl tne esptostotli but thr
test, of course, was taken by the men
In the ranae fir, ding and chart rooms
iindrr war conditions, and the observa
tions and reckoning of tie rgrggt'i ap-
p'lii . to the mine were 'lotted Just as
IhOUgri there grgfs II" tipovs to show
w hri the bomb la Iri fart, Capt.
''arrl k, who gave thr command to fir",
was in rlie chart room, where there is
no rleaj to 'a, I ad of tin' bny and
grctiraoy In giving the firing order a'
tin- nfooigg moment whi-n the larg :
passed over fie mine was a flue demon- I
siraiion of wim tn s id sdenos this '
phgge of modern argrfars has become.
1 i i r nx 'be mine pra tire the battle- 1
coinntandlng station was goeuplgfl by 1
Ms ioi w f Minn. th commanding offl,
rer of th fort, an I his nldes. I.leula
Phlppa in i v.iut'i : commandjed lbs
tug vork and th safety OfBOgp
'apt O, Ti Scott. The umpire was i
Capt. It. !' Wylle Mine PrgOtlOg of
this ohsrsctor w;n be condootod once
every year by tie mine company at
Koi t Wads worth.
WOMAN WENT SWIMMING AT
NIGHT TO SCARE HUSBAND.
I hen POujjfll PoHeMUin Kcwuer and
Wts Arrested on Double
Charged with attomptlog suicide ami
with disorderly conduct In resisting the
efforts of the patrolman who tried to
aave her from tlrnveecnd Hniy. Mia
Mary Whitney of No. I'll May Twenty
fifth street. Hath Il-a -h, was arraigned
before Magistrate lener In Coney Is
I land Polios Court to-day. Una pleaded
"TOUT Honor," she said, "I had been
out with some friends and I merely
Wanted to take a little awlm.1'
"Is It your custom to go In swim
mlng at H o'clock In the morning with
all your clothes on?" queried the Mag
istrate.. The pretty young matron then ex-
ptalfii .! that thr. had really tried to
frighten her husband and relatlvca, who,
she said, had been treating her unkindly
I Pattolman Michael rfgllsy said he saw
tiugKlliig In the breakers
He Jumped Into
an old row boat and with a broom aa a
peddle, struck out from shore. When
he retched tho woman and aelr.ed her,
she broke her hold and swam away
Then he go' a firmer hold and 6fgggjad
her Into the boat. The old rraft w..s
Sinking and ! drgggOd the woman
aboard "f a small yacht. Then he
v ii Itled for Policemen Maher and Will
iams, and with a good boat the woman
and lo r reacuei eers broufhl ashore.
n tin' plea of William Whitney, the
hussiand, In rourt to-day Magistrate
QoltnOf paroled tbe woman.
GIRL SUEsTbR $10,000.
Ml" hirn Kilt Mil, fniply! In an
Uptown 'I'-imrt tin-lit ll Oft) hnn lipRun a
rtult In tho Bupftflll COWl AKalDcit
Jrttnf" I S Woallhy llQttOf 1nliT
(f l-'nrt -Mi' (.rifl trot l for hrcHch nf
ftrotnlM r tnnrrluff.
KM)oon( whn n yntinir ni
rW'fty, iicfTiii ndti li4 'U'riHif-: do
hirlnic Bh hM .iffTol humiliation
n dlogMeo. Hh ia1 lit ir'mlBfJ t-
marry ln-r In .Innunry, liMO.
JoflAptl PrOpTOf -r So -'o Hr(a1vy.
.Mis s KlIlfrn'M lawyer.
th- w r tin n
out from nion
A SPECIAL SALE OF RIBBON
AT $2. 1 0 PER P,ECE 0F 10 YARDS 24c. PER YAR
WILL BE HELD TO-MORROW (WEDNESDAY), CONSISTING
OF SATIN TAFFETA AND PLAIN TAFFETA RIBBON.
INCHES WIDE. IN BLACK. WHITE AND COLORS.
SUITABLE FOR MILLINERY PURPOSES, SASHES. CHILDREN'S
A SALE OF WAISTS
will take place to-morrow wednesday),
consisting of especially prepared models
in black or colored chiffon.
at $6.75. $9.00 & $11.50
THE REGULAR STOCK INCLUDES MANY STYLES IN CHIFFON,
SILK AND ALL-OVER LACE WAISTS. SUITABLE FOR SEMI
DRESS OCCASIONS OR FOR WEAR WITH TAILOR-MADE SUITS.
S. Altmatt $c (Ha.
DIRECT PARTICULAR ATJ
TENTION TO THEIR FINE SHOWING 01 AFTERNOON
AND EVENING DRESSES FOR WOMEN AND MISSES
FOR SPECIAL ORDERS THERE IS A LARGE ASSORTMENT
OF MATERIALS TO SELECT FROM COMPRISING SILKS
DRESS GOODS LACES. TRIMMINGS AND FURS.
WOMEN'S AND MISSES' SUITS. COATS. WAISTS. LINGF.RIE,
ETC ARE ALSO IN STOCK IN POPULAR GRADES AT
VERY MODERATE PRICES
MOURNING SUITS, DRESSES, MILLINERY AND ACCESSORIES
FOR THE DIFFERENT PERIODS OF MOURNING ARI SHOWN
IN THE DEPARTMENT DEVOTED EXCLUSIVELY TO THIS
I Jiffy Attfuur, 34fy ou& 3jUj StxssU, Xou
Original in design
and paramount in
beauty. Sterling, and
Plate, fashioned in
chased or engraved.
Silver which con
forms to your every
need, and which for
a half-century has
borne an enviable
ilRUrn.tl.otl rttl.f (V.
49-51 West viih Street
egflgg'ggW - JB
between Lcnax.A 7U. Avcs
Only Few from Among Many Wednesday Bargains.
Umbrellas Identical with These Are Sold All Over New York
KeguUrly at JI.'jO.
Covered with "Wi'jrwfU" Amrrlcan Taffeta; selvedge seam; silk cases and
26-Inch Sizes for Women; 28-Inch for Men.
The assortment of luiulles is most comprehensive, offering remarkable
scope rf selection.
FOR WOMBH -Handles of eold and pearl, silver and pearl, Dresden, gold
and silver caps, fancv novelties, horn, plain and silver trim, German etched.
natural silver trim, mission, plain and silver trim.
FOH MEN Handles include plain and fancy silver trimmed mission, horn
and (" ingo, as well as scores ol novelty effects.
50c Oil Cloth, yd., 29c
FLUUK OIL CLOTH In lengths of
$1.50 Lounging Cushions, ?bc
Covered in Mlk Djmasks and Tap
estries, filled with '.ilk Moss. Si
about 21x2 in. n ii-
$1.00 Embroidered Scarfs and
Squares, each, 49c
S4-1M Ml SCARFS AND JO-INCH
SQUARES scalloped or hemstitched
(dieti drawn-work or plain centres;
flaboralelv embroidered In eyelet and
floral dfilftui a bwulllu) collection
from which to sele. l UsJi W
$1.50 Women's Hand Bags, 95c
FANCY TAPESTRY, SATIN UL
'l I' AM i SUEDI li MIS -In black and
colort) fitted With purse and extra
;,,nK silk handles. Also M Al. UA(i
Colon ind lagk; metal and leather
on red rsmeti ill leather lined,
$1.50 Storm Series, 1.10
J4-1NCH All. WOOL STdRM
SEKGIS sponged and shrunk; navy
and black. Reg l W pel yard.
18c Hair Nets, lie
VLLOVER EXTRA LAROE CiiLI
HAIR NETS, Regularl) 18c each.
$1.25 Chiffons, yard, 95c
CHIFr'ON CI.OTH-an exceptional
assortment in colors, black and white
inches wide. ,
$1.50 Couch Covers, 95c
Oriental designs and colorings.
It S ami
Flannelette, yd. 9'.,c
ENGLISH OUTING FLANNELS 27
inches wide; double-napped; nnn
slvrmkable; in pink, blue, tan and
combination checks and stripes; for
iiiuuii-ii s uresses, dressing
$4.00 Ready-to-Wear Hats, 2.98
SMART SUIT HATS -charming new
llupet, including various Pokes Tur
hini and close-fitting effects; stylishly
trimmed; the season'.' moil wanted
eoon h n
ewe Dress Goods, yard, 48c
S4-lv:n SCOTCH suitings- 4a
INi II M.L WiKil. CHEVIOTS- Ki'lUCH
rWEED SUlTINGSj ALL WOOL
vi , u.m 1. i n, -i- "Wl.
. iv o ., 1 . 1011;,
35c Stamped Linens, 21c
17c Taffeta Kihbons, 12' c
I INI QM M 1 I V 1 Al FETA RIBBl IN
4 V.i, InCbfl w ide; large lltOrtlMUt of
colors and black. sun, it
10c Handkerchiefs. 1 , doz., 27c
WOMI N'S HANDKERCHIEFS corded
border with dainty initial in wreath
effect I also plain and Colored borders
MEN'S HANDKERCHIEFS plain and
coloreded borders; l and H inch hem
R 10c each. Halan
Cn quickly be overcome by
1 Purely wr-ruUr
I mm ct iu'ly
Kutly uo tk
ie,, ii i Indigestion. 1 hey do their duly.
3m. II Pill, Small Pou. Snail Price.
Genuine saatkeai Siiutturo
earevA - -
ui gfSHm rivpnr
mm .e tea ,
zpsmawm ip lli. i
In til tho litest it)lri aad fg' M , fur
" ilnn v u ntrmurc 117 .M tin
I.AWK HUVtM ttt W SHtb Mt ir 6tb At
W ' tittfl m Hvlfhti BtibcIi, BraMiri a tflu it
Lord & Taylor
. Important Sale of
Fine Period Furniture
High Grade 'Dining Tpom Suites
Choice Woods Best Construction.
Adam Mahogany Suite
4 large pieces and 2 knife urns,
$1,580.00 Regularly $1,880.00.
William and Mary Inlaid Mahogany Suite
4 large pieces,
$765.00 Regularly $965.00.
Sheraton Inlaid Mahogany Suite
4 large pieces,
$575-00 Regularly $725.00.
Sheraton Inlaid Mahogany Suite
4 large pieces,
$500.00 Regularly $605.00.
Virginia Colonial Carved Mahogany Suite
4 large pieces,
$585.00 Regularly $715.00.
Suites and Separate Pieces.
Three Piece Suite
Sofa, Arm Chair and Rocker, in denimi
Two Piece Suite
Sofa and Chair, inlaid mahogany frames, in denim,
Upholstered Sofas and Davenports
$25.00, $27.50, $15.00, $60.00
Regularly $.18.00, $ iO.00, $50.00, $80.00
Virginia Sofa in Denim
$30. 00 Regularly $45.00.
Virginia Armchair in Denim
$30.00 Regularly $15.00.
Solid Mahogany Colonial Chairs and Rockers
$11.50, $14.00, $22.50, $30.00
Regularly $10.00, $19.00, $30.00, $40.00
20 Upholstered Arm Rockers
in Tapestries, Damasks and V elours
$9.50 -Regularly $18.50 to $15.00.
Lace Hangings, Draperies, Furniture,
250 'Pairs Sample Blankets
In various grades at a reduction of
333 fa ikon regular prices
This offering represents the sample collection of
several well-known mills, whose reputation for
fine blankets is unexcelled in this country.
The prices range from
$3.25 to $12.50 per pair
Regularly $5.00 to $is.75.
Broadway & 20th St.; 5th ve.; 19th St.
T KxpMrrtd KefaMlesed jj!
I U Trade Jfark Jpb Ba,f Ctn"r fj)
Specials in Suits, 1
Dresses and Coats
Tailored Coat Suits, $28,50. A limited
number which are exceptionally good value.
Dresses, $17.50. Silk Chiffon over Silk Slips,
Taffeta and Wool Challie Dresses.
Coats, $25.00. Doublefaced Cloths and a lot of
Coats where regular sizes are broken.
Newest Fall Models
High Class Suits and Gowns, $75.00 to
150.00 In French and exclusive American models.
Coats, $50.00, 100.00 and up Very fine
garments of Velour, Crepe Meteor and imported
Coatings of Reversible Cloths.
Gowns, $75.00, 95.00, 150.00 and up
Afternoon and Evening Dresses in Dark and Eve
Waists, $5.00, 10.00, 15.00 and up Silk,
Chiffon, Lingerie and Flannel Waists in a large
variety of attractive models.
James McCutcheon & Co.,
Rk I . P. 01h Ot Opposite
UlU AICi a OTUl 01. Waldori-Aetoria
fJsBkeflgl JaawC I " VggV WaWW-W ' 1 'Hglgggel
m egfeaw am
ic and touDon ueiow
instead ol Customary $10.00
to $29.00 Deposits Others Ask
Helps Furnish Your Home Up to $100:00
sO you realize the significance of this opportunity?
that, where ordinarily you are COMPELLED TO
PAY DOWN IN CASH FROM $10.00 TO $23.00
OR HEAVY "CLUB FEES" before getting your goods, you
now need ONLY FIFTY
CENTS and the accompany-
ing coupon to immediately
procure any purchase desired
in any sum up to $100, pay
able in SMALL weekly or
monthly sums to suit YOUR
It's an honest, square offer,
simply and solely made to
bring to the attention of the
public the SPLENDID
CHARACTER and the
GREAT VARIETY of goods
we carry, the inimitable,
VERY LIBERAL credit
system we employ, the MAR-
VELOUSLY LOW PRICES
we ask, and, incidentally, to
add at least 15,000 new substantial names to our credit books.
Remember, the concern that makes this very unusual offer
is PRE-EMINENT in its line, and can point to half a century
of absolutely clean business dealings, which is an ASSUR
ANCE that this is not a scheme with myriads of Ethiopians
concealed somewhere to humbug you, nor even an attempt
to hyperbolize a syllable.
When you bear in mind that we furnish a 4-room apart
ment completely and very thoroughly for $120, you can get
a clear insight to the great possibilities this chance affords.
One word more: There is as much difference between tha
proposition we are making and the offers that SOUND or
READ like this, as there is between a PASTE and a GENU
Prmrnt thti coupon to any off
our s;,pspi-oph', nifckr any pur
chase desired, In any amount
up lo inn on pay nfiv cents
anil your khoiIi will be prompt
i il'U cri-i' lo your hou-i- after
bill la audited. K.
SmTl VJW.V UllMJlf.lUl III. I J
sr -ae w av mam rgr m mm am m 'jam rrw j -m aw aw ar at . jt mmm
Furniture Without Deposits
rur-iiMi In ti1" lUMiurr ha MVtf tirnveol NfttUfartiirv lo the tuner.
CALL AND MAKE YOUR OWN TERMS
Our Irrina .Inolr AUo to Nfw lurk. New Jrrrt. 1 tmw. Ilium, inu Cuiinerllt'Ut,
KimtUB A K.mhii A rtooiilM A liuuill C I UMJi um lu.rl iiirula I
r ihuqm w uruiniieu t iirnuiitMl fr i
ino oft i4Q 7 9nn n
v, s . -j .-mis,. a.w
Teleecopi n g
Couch Beds; MiH-rior to
the usually advertised
kind, with bronzed metal
frames, National wirg
springs and double mat.
tress covered in denun
exactly as Illustrated.
Store Open Saturday and Monday Evenings
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We Pay Freight
750-752 8TH AVENUE, COR. 46TH ST.
Free -1 ...T
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wiic-ii you near ine mail DOXCS in vannus parts of i
New York go "click," "click," "click" to-day, and
would like to know why people are mailing so many
letters, come down to the main advertising office of
The World and see the great volume of mail arriving "
in answer to
The 9,186 World Ads. f
Tens of thousands of answers to Sunday World
Ads. are received every day.
But that is as it should he, as ij
The Sunday World has a circulation in New York Citv
109,000 copies greater than '.he Sunday Herald and Sunday Tims
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