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THE EVENING WORLD, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1918.
GROWS KEENER AS
MARK NEARS 1,000
With 780 Members Enlisted,
Merchants' Association Com
mittees Work Still Harder.
ARE PRAISED IN VERSE.
One New Member Breaks Into
Rhyme in His Enthusiasm
Over Civic Movement.
WOMAN'S SPHERE IS
TO BE ORNAMENTAL
AND NOT POLITICAL.
Mrs Martha MoCuIlnrk Wllllama
Myi woman ere no more flt Tor th
ballot than to be Impels performer
and bareback rMM :. a Me:
"They neither want ram'i politics
"Let'a ao no further than thavtiob
blr aklrt." oh hi rsrnlnly to the
woman of th rttatr Association Op
posed to Wnm.m's Suffiaxe. yester
day at Bherry's. And th fttat Asso
ciation, which waa very faahlonably
hobbled, applauded tn the echo. "Wo
man' whola duty," continued Mr
Williams, "la to be dellshtful, orna
mental, and useful, (the can be all
theae without the vote. If ahe did
have It, aha wouldn't know what to
lo with it."
J'.vept for bu'liah activity In a few
p laltlra, trndlna In Ihr Mffs stor
market to-day an unlnter rsllnK. open
InK l win allKhtly I o av.r, but MlSSS
loss werr finally recovered. The SfllV
lasu that display! rlSlfl POWI '
worthy of note were ttnlted ItAttl
ItubbiT U4 Amerlan t'otlon Oil Hold
theae fealltfM advanced for OBpWlll
ftilhsequent drnllnRs were quiet
gStreme dulln prevnlled In the af
ternoon pnrlod Wlmt MMe trading de
voured waa of a Kissing tendency, and
prlocH at cloeltiK time were pi .1 M .ill,.
In-low yeterd.i)'a llnlah.
Today' Mrhett. arses!
IT. irkA sntl ii net . aa
i.-rilrt , final ritfurra arc fullnwa
Three days' campaigning by the 00
boosters of the Merchant"' Association
has added 7".o membera tn the eauae
and assured New York of an additional
150,0.00 a year for the protection and
promotion of Its bualnaaa mtereata.
The various eommltteea having In
charge the work of aerurlng new mem
berg to the easoclello-. broke all rec
ord to-day by actually enlisting 275
new names, and It la expected the
1.000 mark will be paaaed by noon to
'The Impreealon eeema in hare gone
about that the New York business men
omprlpinx these membership commit
tees are oanvaaalng the city In auto
mobiles," aald Chairman W. C. Dreed, at
the luncheon at Delmonlro'a down-town
restaurant thla afternoon. "That ts
not so. Our committee are on the
walk, every one of them, but we hop
on to have the entire community on
the run fur the good of the city."
One new member became ao minuets.
jtc over the movement to boost ths
Aietropolla. tnat he broke Into versa.
Addressing a letter to John J. Itoonry,
chairman of Committee No. E, he wrote:
Tn ! falkuH euartet who railed at my ainre.
Tbeir aagajgl fruwa altti ate. rauea sad mare.
1 aai fur Nee Vara., t aai f the Natjen,
1 SHI aladU ) . tn lea Mtr.t.ama' AendaUoa.
nCCHMITTEE WON'T LUNCH TILL
IT GETS MEMBER J.
Ths writer waa A. O Relden nf A. O.
Balden Co.. dealers In olla, at No. 145
The star committee to-day waa No.
41, headed by K. H. Outsrbrldgs, which
secured thirty new members. Thla
makes a total of sisty-flve In three daya
fay the committee Net! came com
mittee Ma. O. ,f wHlrli Hugh M. WIN
son la chairman, and which reports
asvsnteen nsw members, making a to
tal (or the committee of fifty In three
days. Th other star committees were
Ne. 14, with ten new members, and No.
M, with fourteen new membera. Er
nest Klagg and W. L. Klsh are ths
chairmen of Noa. 14 snd II, respect
ively. Canatderably mora enthusiasm waa
shown at ths luncheon to-day than at
any time sines ths campaign began.
John I. Rooney. chairman of committee
May, It, mad a rousing speech. In whkoh
ha urged the hooatera to stick an tha
Job ell of to-morrow and next day.
"We want to show the outside world
what New Yorkers are made of," de
clared Mr. Rooney. "We've alt heard
a bos 1 th Waatern boosters, but nsvsr
haters has a movement of this kind met
with such enthusiastic approval by Nsw
Yank businessmen. The result of our
efforts In ths last three days la a demon
stration to all that New York business
rasa oan and do think of their city's
welfare, aa wall aa their own."
Rivalry a mo rag the varloua committee
ha become so keen that (Vmmltlee
No. t, falling to secure any new mem
'berehlp by noon to-day, refused to
com to th luncheon, but kept right on
tha Job Half an hour after the
boosters sat down to eat No. reported
they had secured one new member, and
th membera marched Into the luncheon
room build the cheering of their aaao
nj.erstlon with the Merchants' Aaaocla
'The newapapera of ths city have Amaisam'i'd "w
been doing the grretM ssrvloe In he-
half of the city,' he aald, "and We. aa Am. ('turn (M...
. , . . , V in !MYMik4li . . . .
hualrieaa men, wish to thank them ' tl eirn t ay
Without their aid It would have been J rT th "'.'.'
difficult for ua to gain tha headway W , , Mimna ..
have In this splendid movement. Our , Aia'i'viea,'''.
hats are off to the ireaal" Halt a pEii,!!
Having stretched their line to every j rnf tOi&m?""1.
eniarter of Manhattan, the hoostere " as Pe-V
extended rhelr actlvltlea to Brooklyn I !-,-,ia- p
and the Bronx thla morning, l'lrat hJM " i lam.,..
committee headed by J. C. J .hr;:.K .,.', '
Invaded the Muah Terminal. Irving T ( 'I'n'wrN"MJ; "j
Hush, President of the terminal com-1 iehifi Vajie
memberships an " ,' ij'"ra
that I """- a west
tnst v v r,
The announcement waa made
the aaaoclatlnn would move Into larger I
ami more commodlnua iiuartera down
town, the flr.'t of the year. The ex - 1
tension of tha aaanclatlon'a activities, 1
It ems said, mokes It necessary to pro
vide larger quarters.
A I-ABOK rtlOTUOsVA VI KK rMK
A rhotogravura of President-miect
Woodrow Wilson and hla family will be
given free ffor tha coupon) with neat
I'-. ' steel
l island .
Sx.uOl it gf,
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t' g Hteel if
t'tsli t'.ileT .
W betaw K
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ARRESTED HERE ACCUSED
OF $1,400 THEFT IN TEXAS.
Ralph H. Steurcr, Formerly of
Brooklyn, Had Left There
Ralph Hewitt Steurer, formerly of)
Brooklyn, waa arrested on the street
to-day by Dcte tlvea Wllber and Staple
ton and arraigned In t'entre Htreet
Police Court, lie la charged with ntral-
Ing 11,401) from the gaa company of
Dallaa, TeX., on Oct. IS.
Hteurer left Brooklyn last March ac
cused of bgtnt short In hla accountn
with the firm by whl fh he was em
ployed, lie went to 1 aii. 14. where he
became bookkeeper and cashier for the
gas company. On. Oct. U he gathered
uo all the molievt In alaht and deeamoed
The young man aald to-day he waa
drawn North by newa that a girl to
who mbe had been engaged In Brooklyn
waa going to marry another man. He
tried to persuade her to elope with
him. but ahe rnfuaed, so he Journeyed
to Detroit, fYilcago and Winnipeg,
t'ansda. returning to Brooklyn when
Arqallted of Woman'a Meeder.
CLAitKMOIlK, okla., Nov. 20. II. O.
Jeffrie, editor of the Nownta Adver
tlaer, waa arfiultted to-day of the
charge of murdering Mra. Irene
(lolieen. an axlvertlalng solicitor em
ployed by him.
Man for rnelilt- aieamer.
SKTTI,K. Waeh, Nov Zj.-Anxlctv
H .0 . VPreed here to-day for the ralely
of the ltrltleh aieamahlp lir.l i'tmii
'apt. A. K llenrlrHiin, whl'h enled foi
th. oi.ent od. "1 with a rgrfO of Wheat.
The Lord Otlflon should have arrived at
M0J1 sixteen gayi aif. but no wortl has
been received from her. The eteamer
Lord Dbf-by sailed eleven d iva after the
l,oi4i Cm 100 and arrlvd at MoJI several
Do you wear glasses ?
You cannot magnify the
imrxirtance of having your
eyes examined at least once
every two years, if you are
I wearer t)f glasses.
Often the remedial effect
of correctly prescribed glasses
improves the sight to such an
extent 'that weaker glasses are
If your eyes have not been
examined in two years, have
"your" Oculist examine them
and tell you whether your
glasses need changing or, if
you prefer to line your purse
with that V or X, have one
of our Oculists (Registered
Physicians) advise you
Harris Glasses Cost $2 or More.
S4 East 28rd St., near Fourth Am
17 Wast 84th St., bet . 6th and 6th Arm.
14 Wort 125th St., dm Lenox Am
442 Columbus At., 81st and 82nd Sta.
TO Nassau St., near John St.
1009 Broadway, near WUIoTjt, 13 kirn
480 Fulton St., opp. A. A 8., llUya
8f raw HaWa. Newark
PRAISE! NEWSPAPER8 FOR
Chairman Brssd took occasion to
pllment th preas for lie co-
hit money was
ericrlfT la here
all gone. A deputy
from Dallavs to taks
If you had noticed her a few days ago
with face broken out with pimples and
red spots, and could see her to-day with
face clear and fair, you would know
bow Poslam acta, quickly, surely and
easily driving away unsightly skin
All skin disease, including enema,
acne, tetter, salt rheum, itch, etc., arc
quickly eradicated by Pnalam. Itching
ia stopped at once. Ummon trouble
such as pimples, red "noses, rashes, etc.,
respond so rrsdily that overnight treat
ment is often sufficient.
POSLAM SOAP, used daily for toilet
and bath, will keep the skin in healthy
condition, and improve ila color anil
texture. It offers the healing medica
tion of Poslam in a form particularly
beneficial for tender akin.
All druggists sell Poalam (price 50
cents) and Pixlain Soap (price ti cents).
For free samples, write to the Kmrr-
grncy Laboratories, Sx" West oth Street,
x'cw York City.
Upholstery and Rug Dept's
500 Pairs Nottingham Lace Curtains
RE AX LACE DESIGNS
Hall a Century
A Treasure House
For Christmas Gifts
Under your feet, as you stand at our Handkerchief
counter, is a spacious treasure room full of dainty Hand
kerchiefsthousands upon thousands of dozens are kept
in reserve, so that we rarely need say, "We're out of
The Christmas demand makes vast inroads, but never
exhausts that supply. On our shelves and counters now
are the Handkerchief productions of seven nations, each
supplying the particular sort in which it excels.
Irish Handkerchiefs, plain Hemstitched and Machine
Embroidered, 25c and 50c. Lace Trimmed, 25c, 50c and
fl.OO each. Hand Embroidered, 25c, 50c to fl.50 each.
Swiss Hemstitched and Hand Embroidered, 50c, 75c,
11.00 to jio.oo each.
Turkish Lace Handkerchiefs, with the lace hand
made on the Handkerchief not sewed on in the usual
way 50c, 75c and fl.00 each.
Belgian Real Valenciennes Lace Trimmed Handker
chiefs, fi.oo to $10.00 each.
Madeira Handkerchiefs with Hand Embroidered
Scallops and Eyelets, 50c, 75c and f 1.00 each.
French Sheer Handkerchiefs with elaborate em
broidery or lace trimming, $2.00 to $10.00 eacfy"
Spanish Handkerchiefs, showing dainty hand em
broidery. 50c to $2.00 each.
James McCutcheon & Co.,
5th Ave. & 34th St. wSSSSmb
$1.75 Values for.
1.90 " " .
$2.25 Values for. ... 1 .50 Pair
3.75 " m ....3.00 M
Imported Irish Point Curtains
$. 50 Values for ... . 4.50 Pair I $8.50 Values for . . 6.50 Pair
u.$o " J ....9.50 " I i2.$o m "... 10.50
Satin Damask and Frou-Frou Silk Portieres
BEST VALUES EVER OFFERED
$15.50 Values for 1 0.50 Pair $17.50 Values for 12.50 Pair
Best Grade of Royal Wilton Rugs
$2.75 Values for ... .
32.50 Values for 26.50
$6.50 Values for 5.00
3.50 " 33.50
A complete assortment of Brass Beds at lowest prices
S Pbsbca Parlor Suite of Furniture. ReHiDholstered
from the frames up, covered in Tapestry, for 25.00
Larger Suites at proportionate prices.
Broadway, Qftfttd 9tY Sts.
The Family Entertainer
$375; regularly $450 on 5th Avenue
Fully Guaranteed by the Reliable House of Fischer
$15 Down; Balance In Monthly Sums
J. & C. Fischer
Factory Salesroom. 417 Wet 28th Street. Near 9th Avenue.
Oldest Piano Makers in New York
To-morrow, a Very Important Offering of seasonable
At the following Specially Reduced Prices:
Blanket Cloth Coats,
Actual Value $1.75,
Blanket Broadcloth Coats,
Full lined, Value $32.50,
Chinchilla and Boucle Cloth Coats,
with Civet Cat, French Seal or
Mole Coney collars, Value $39.75,
High Pile Silk Plush Coats,
heavily lined and interlined,
Actual" Value $49.75,
Black Silk Brocade Velvet Coats,
plain and fur trimmed,
Actual Values $59.50,
I imported Dress Trimmings
will be placed on Sale To-morrow, Thursday,
At Very Large Reductions
Gold, Silver, Persian and Bulgarian effects, Aai f t
Jet and Black Silk Embroidered Bandings, from 50c to 9.7 D
Formerly from 75c to $12.75 Yard
from 30C to 1.95
One Row Rhinestone Trimming,
on black, white and silver braid,
in Gold, Silver, Pearl, Persian
and Pompadour colorings,
from 35c to 12.75
from $14.95 to 58.50
l arge assortments are being shown of Real Duchesse, Point Ap
plique, Venise. Rosaline and Irish Lace and Hand Kmbroidered
Collars and Jabots, Embroidered and Lace Combination
Collars, Shadow Lace and Chiffon Jabots.
Also for To-morrow, the following Unusual Offerings:
Real Irish Collars and Coat Sets,
at $2.2)5, 2.75, 4.25 to 12.75
Actual Values from $2.95 to 16.50
Hand Embroidered Batiste Collars,
at 45c, 75c, 1.25 to 2.50
Shadow l ace and Chiffon Jabots,
some with Stocks, at 50c, 75c, 95c, to 2.45
Also Exceptional Values in
Lace, Crepe and Chiffon Scarfs
many of which are feather trimmed.
have in preparation for Friday and Saturday,
a Very Important Sale of
Young Men's and Boys' Clothing
At Exceptionally Low Prices
Details will appear in Thursday evening's papers.
West 23d and 22d Streets
10 TO 15 MINUTES FROM ANYWHERE
At 149th St. Entrance of Subway or Elevated
Sprint and Mattress
k b o on
f s b e y tics
tot 10 yeara.
Brass Bed, Sprl
and Mattress . .
ra- Nlfeujfir II
iT Ao fAMf.rrieew
O J QK V Mi. Mall Orders.
We Pay Fares
This Solid Oak EDri?
Dlnlna Table T alEC.
This Imperial Leather Couch
FREE ?K - CREDIT
Ueldes Oak Frame.
ilesuier mce lis.
FOURDED v-V rvJ
mtj Carpet Upholstery
MAIL ORDERS Carefully snd Promptly Filled. I
ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
Very Special Sale of
Men's Silk Neckwear f
The Latest Styles and Colors of the
Season Most Appropriate Holiday Gifts
PURE SILK FOUR IN HANDS
Plain Annur silks
Corded silk Reps
Bright Rep novelty stripes
Plain Ottoman silks
Persian all over design
Barathea figures and stripes
Rtgularly 6Sc. 86c. $1.00
Wary and wafts assorted stripes
Black and white neat stripes
Plain colors with self stripes
Rich and heavy Persian silks
IfoveJty stripes sad all over design
Basket weaves la two tone effects
Rtgularly 86c. $1.00. $1.U
Imported English Fancy silks
English plain colored poplins
French silks, exclusive designs
Two tone changeable effects
Regimental and Cricket colorings. . .
Fancy silks, exclusive designs
AesWaHy $1J0, $tM
Persian stlks of Foreign make
English cravatings, exclusive
English made cravats, newest Ideas t
All over Floral designs ,
Shot silks la novel mixtures
Plain colors, Heavy rick silks
RsyufaWy $9.00, $i.60
ACCORDEOIT KNITTED NECKWEAR Purs sUk, plain colors,
neat stripes, booms ana lace stripes.
ACCORDEON KNITTED NECKWEAR Pure silk, hsad frame
mads, neat, fancy and novel stripes. Regularly ti.oo
nix , plain colors, a as
Regularly $ J. 50 I. JJ .
CROCHET FOUR IN HANDS Pure silk, plsin colors, college ra... X
stripes, two tone designs. Regularly St. oo, Si. 50, S2.00 JU f JC Z
$hwabwayx Iif Stxeclf
1. Altaian & do.
will hold to-morrow (Thursday) a Sale of
MEN'S ENGLISH RAINCOATS
at the special price of $10.00
Usual price $20.00
1. Altaian &QJo.
have an unusually fine assortment of
WOMEN'S OUTER GARMENTS
including smart wraps for opera, theatre,
evening and visiting wear, .modeled in fur'
and the rich fabrics in vogue; also, for gen
eral wear, practical coats of tweed, chinchilla
cloth, corduroy, etc.
SHAWLS, VEILS AND SCARFS
are being shown at attractive prices, in the
most desirable styles and fabrics, including
brocade, chiffon, crepe de Chine, etc.
Also imported lingerie waists and smart
mannish models in women's riding shirts.
JTifllj Avnutt, 3411 ana 35tlj JrMmta, 2fao fork.
16 PAGES IN COLORS
FREE willi every purchase ! $50 FREE with every purchase si $70