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But the Supreme Court Finds a
Georgian Improperly Convicted,
Washtafton. March 13-In the peonage case
of Samuel M. Clyatt against the United States
the Supreme Court to-day reversed the decision
at the Circuit Court of Appeals for the sth
Circuit In favor of Clyatt. who was charged
with "returning" to involuntary servitude two
negroes named Gordon and Ridley. The opinion
was handed down by Justice Brewer, and. while
It upheld the constitutionality of the law for
the punishment of peonage, it held that as the
record failed to show that the negroes had ever
before betn In custody the charge of "return-
Ing" them could not be sustained.
Clyatt, who lived in Georgia, was charged
■wlta taking tEe men Into custody while they were
employed in Florida. The proceedings, therefore,
originated In the latter State. Sections 1.990 and
5.526 of the Revised Statutes were Involved.
The court austalned their constitutionality, say-
We entertain no doubt of the validity of this
legislation or of its applicability to the case of
any person holding another in a state of peon
age, and this whether there be municipal ordi
nance or State law sanctioning such holding.
It operates directly on every citizen of the Re
public, wherever his residence may be.
Calling: attention to the charge in the indict
ment, the justice said:
It was essential to show that Gordon and Rid
ley had been in a condition of peonage, to which
by the act of Che defendant they were returned.
"We are not at liberty to transform this indict
ment Into one charging that the defendant held
them In a state of peonage, or that he arrested
them with a view of placing them in such a
state. The testimony disclosed that the de
fendant with another party, went to Florida
and caused the arrest of Gordon and Ridley on
warrants issued by a magistrate of Georgia for
larceny, but there can b« little doubt that these
criminal proceedings were only an excuse for
securing the custody of Gordon and Ridley and
taking them back to Georgia to work out a debt.
While this is true, there is not a scintilla of
testimony to show that GorJon and Ridley were
ever theretofore in a condition of peonage. We
are constrained, therefore, to order a reversal
of the Judgment and remand the case for a new
He said that the trial court should on this
account hare taken the case from the Jury.
Justice Harlan dissented, saying that in his
opinion there was evidence tending to make a
oase within the statute. "The accused made
no objection to the submission of the case to
the jury," he said, "and it is going very far
to hold In a case like this, disclosing barbari
ties of the worst kind against these negroes, that
the trial court erred in sending the case to the
The case was tried originally by Judge
Pwayne. and. under the order of the Supreme
Court, will be remanded to his court for an
other trial.
"But Doubt if the Law Will Permit
Him to Accept It.
■Washington. March 13. — Clsse personal friends and
official Associates In the Postoffice Department and
the postal service will tender a solid silver punch
bowl to Robert J. Wynne, who retired from the
Cabinet an Postmaster General on March 4 and has
been appointed consul general at London. The
presentation will be made on Wednesday afternoon
In the office of the First Assistant Postmaster Gen
eral, hi the presence of those of the subscribers
who are in Washington. Engraved on th« punch
bowl will be the seal ot the department, the loscrip
ttatsj "Presented to Hon. Robert J. "Wynne on his
retirement from the position of Postmaster Gen
eral of The United Btates, March 4. 1*06." and the
names of the twenty-five men who paid for the
Reference to the revised statute* of the United
Rates has dlcloeed the fact, however, that Mr.
Wynne's acceptance of the punchbowl would be a
. ki!nr:oii of the letter, if not the spirit, of the law,
and it Is feared by those who desire to present this
testimonial -*to their former chief that he will feel
that he cannot with propriety receive the present
from government employes whose salaries are less
than that paid to him a? consul general at London.
Conflicting opinions regarding- the Interpretation of
the sial'.ite have been given by the law officers of
the (.■ov.-mment, and Mr. Wynne and his friends
find them/«*ives in a. quandary a3 to the proper
course to pursue.
Joseph Cross Nominated by President
Washington, March 13.— The President to-day sent
to th« Senate the nomination of Joseph Cross to be
United States district Judge for the District of
Joseph Cro** is now president of the N>w-Jersey
State Senate. Before polng to the Senate he was &
member of the Assembly and Speaker of that body.
Joseph cuosa.
President New-Jersey Senate, appointed a federal
He is one of the best known public men In New-
Jersey, and the unanimous testimony of all who
know him. Republicans and Democrats, is that he
possesses the qualifications of an ideal judge. He
in courteous, obliging.- painstaking, and -withal so
independent as to be beyond the reach of any ln
Washington. March 13.— The Postmaster General
to-day established a branch postoffloe at No. SO
"Wall-st. New- York City
Washington, March 13— The Senate Committee on
Finar.oe to-day favorably reported the nomination
of Cbarles W. Anderson, to be collector of internal
revenue for the Second District of New-York.
Mile, Maurtcia de Tiers, the young- French woman
who is to "loop the gap" in an automobile at the
Barnum & Bailey- circus, was among th© passencers
arriving on the French liner La Touralne yesterday
She was met at the pier by Maurice Oaran^er, the
engineer in char*« of th« looping apparatus.' and
several representatives of the Barnum & Bailey
show. Another Barnum & Ballr-y performer on the
Touralne was Ugo Anclllottl. the Inventor and pro
ducer of the "quadruple aerial paradox "
Complete Reorganization of the
Force Planned.
Washington, March 13.-Plans have been practi
cally perfected for a complete reorganization of the
working force of the Panama Canal Commission.
Involving changes from top to bottom, and these
probably will bo announced in the course of a
week. The changes will be In line with the Presi
dent's declared purpose to dispense with unneces
sary officials of high grade and to confer on the
actual workers on the canal project a much larger
measure of authority than they now enjoy*. In
order to facilitate tlfe execution of the project,
much of the work connected with the commission s
proceedings here has been referred to tho Insular
Bureau of the "War Department, and it is In con
templation to transfer to that bureau the entire
clerical work of tho commission here, as well as to
provide for a suitable system of auditing under the
direction of the chief of the Insular Bureau pat
terned on that which worked so well in the cases of
Cuba and Porto Rico.
Secretary Taft Says Malaria Is the Most
Dreaded Disease in Panama.
Washington, March 13.— "The reports of yellow
fever on the Isthmus of Panama have been greatly
exaerfferated." said Secretary Taft, after a call on
the President to-day. "From all the reports that I
have seen, I do not believe that there have been
more than thirty cases recorded since last May.
Of course. If you go back far enough, you can
count up enough cases to make a most terrifying
display. The thinpr we most dread down there,
though, is not yellow fever, but malaria. That
Phagrcs fever, which is, of course, a form of ma
laria, is very hard, indeed, to control, and we will
have a whole lot more trouble with it before we
get rid of it. The yellow fever, however, is no
longer a menace in the canal zone, and within six
months will have been stamped out altogether."
Authorities of the Marine Hospital Service are
doing everything In their power to combat both
yellow fever and malaria In Panama. In the city
of Panama fumigation of buildings is being con
ducted on an extensive scale, and the utmost care is
being exercised to prevent the introduction of yel
low fever through vessels reaching Panama from
South American countries where the fever is
known to exist. Systematic attacks are also being
made on the breeding places of mosquitoes, with
the idea of destroying the insects which carry the
germs of the fever. Efforts are being made to Im
prove the drinking water and to furnish a supply
to the people which shall be free from germs and
impurities or all kinds.
Formerly of Belasco's Company, She Brings
Action Against Rich Bostonian.
[by telegraph to the tribune.]
Boston, March 18, — Mrs. Bessie Chapman, late
of David Belasco's company, appeared in court
to-day in a suit for absolute divorce against her
husband, Irving Chapman, a wealthy Boston
club member, who is now in Japan, and who, it
is charged, left her six years ago with his
mother for Australia. Since his departure their
baby has died, and Mrs. Chapman went on the
stage. A recent cable dispatch from Mr. Chap
man indicate* that he will contest the euit.
Cleveland Company Charges Discrimination
in Transportation to Eastern Points.
Boston. March 13.— A suit has been brought
by the Fred G. Clarke Company, Jobbers In oil,
of Cleveland, against the New-Haven railroad
arid connecting line*, alleging that the road is
discriminating against It in transportation of
oil to points on the New-Haven system.
It is intimated, though not directly alleged, by
parties connected with the suit that the dis
crimination practised is In favor of the Standard
Oil Company, three of whose owners, John D
Rockefeller. William Rockefeller and H H Roe
ers, are prominent in the New-Haven manasre
Kansas Governor Will if Any New Laws Are
Declared Unconstitutional.
Topeka. Kan., March IS.— Governor Hoch will
call a special session of the legislature if any of
the laws against the Standard Oil Company
enacted by the regular session are declared in
valid in the courts.
"We have s: t our faces to the front." he said
to-day, "and there is a piece of old Scripture
which says that the man who sets his hand to
the plough ehould not turn back. I am in favor
of going ahead with the fight, no matter what
the cost. We have had special sessions of the
legislature for a visitation of the grasshoppers
and for the Kaw Valley flood, and I would con
sider the miscarriage of our plans made this
winter a. greater emr-rgency than either. Un-
there would be a sp-cial session if the
$~1O,O(M> in bonds we have iesued to build our
State refinery should be declared invalid."
m .
Doctors and Chemiats Disagree as to Whether
Strychnine Caused It.
Honolulu, March 13.-Jn the absence, of further
disepveries the case of the death of Mrs. Stanford
is resolving Itself into a scieiuifto controversy be
tween chemists as well as between physicians.
Some persons here who do not desire to be quo-ted
argue against the poisoning theory, and believe
that Mrs. Stanford died Tom natural causes. On
the other hand, the autopsy physicians and Dr. P.
Humphreys, who attended Mrs. Stanford on the
night of her death, as well as other doctors who
have been prominent here for many years, are abso
lutely positive that death was caused by strychnine
R. A. Duncan, food commissioner and chemical
analyst of the Board of Health, and Edmund
Bhorey, chemist of the United States Agricultural
Btation, formerly chemist of the Board of Health,
who made the chemical tests, have prepared a state
ment of their experiments, and the physicians have
prepared a detailed account of the autopsy.
The mailruom of the steamer Alajrieda, which
sails for Sen Francisco, next Wednesday, has bean
appropriately draped for the reception of the body
of Mrs. Stanford. Before the departure of the
steaKK-r services will be held, at which Bishop Res
tarlck will read the service. Among the pallbear
ers will be Governor Carter. United States District
Judge Dole atid David Starr Jordan, president of
Stanford Cuivereity.
Municipal Explosives Commission Will Reg
ulate Use of Gasolene.
Nearly fifty representatives of well known auto
mobile Interests attended a bearing yesterday In
the offices of Deputy Fire Commissioner Churchill,
under the direction of the Municipal Explosives
Commission, to regulate the use and delivery of
gasolene in the city. The commission proposed to
recommend various changes In the present regu
lations, particularly in reference to the une and
delivery of gasolene to automobile gurages. The
commission Includes the prohibition of delivery of
gasolene in tank wagons inside garages In the
future. It is to bo made compulsory to deliver
the gasolene from the street; the garage tank being
connected with the tank wagon by a hose It is
also proposed that no garage shall be eituated in
a building where more than one family lives. The
automobile interests will have two weeks to sub
tnlt objections.
'for. Cure of -
H«*rt Disease*.
Diseases ol Women,
Scoriula, i
Nervous, & Spinal Disorders.
Prospectus In all languages,
address-General Director,
Bad-N*uheim, Germany*
Tea is good to drink and
good for the drinker.
The -wise Lo Yu, the earliest
Chinese writer on this subject,
said: " It tempers the spirit,
awakens thought, prevents
drowsiness, lightens and re
freshes the body and clears
the perceptive faculty."
It contains much nutriment.
Taken hot, it induces warmth
and a mild perspiration, which
opens the pores and cleanses
the system. It is a pleasant
and helpful way of introduc
ing the amount of water the
system must have. It is re
freshing and mildly stimu
lating, and its proper use
leaves no ill after-effects, as
in the case of alcoholic drinks.
is the highest in quality of
all teas. The Island of Ceylon
produces the finest teas grown
in the world, and White Rose
is the pick and choice of them
It is handled by machinery,
under conditions of the most
thorough cleanliness. It is
packed in Ceylon in sealed
and soldered and absolutely
air-tight packages. It is thus
protected from contamination
and furthermore retains all its
original strength and aroma.
White Eosa Tea has a deli
cate, delicious and distinctive
flavor. Get it at your grocer's ;
black, mixed or green. Half
pound packages, 30c. Gener
ous trial package, 10c.
Dealers Frightened by Change from
Usual Fine.
A sentenoe of Imprisonment, Inflicted In the Court
of. Special Sessions yesterday on a milk dealer who
was convicted of selling adulterated milk, created a
panic among other dealers who were defendants In
the court. Several of them had their lawyers obtain
postponements of their trials. This was the first
time the court had punished the crime of selling
bad milk with Imprisonment, the rule having been
to Inflict fines. As The Tribune has pointed out,
fines do not have much effect to deter dealers from
selling watered milk, because the amount of a fine
can soon be made up by continuing the unlawful
Justice r>euel. who was presiding 1 In the court,
said the case in hand was one of the "rawest" that
had come before him. Henry Blum, the convicted
man. who was an employe of Max Shapiro. In East
Houston -St., had been caught by an Inspector of
the Health Department, in Norfolk-st.. selling as
milk what looked like water that had been used in
washing milk cans. The Inspector testified that It
was not even good water, as analysis showed. Blum
was sent to lhe Tombs prison for ten days.
In another case Justice Deuel gave a decision
which may have a far reaching effect In stopping
the sale of adulterated milk. An employe of Busch
& Bro , milk dealers in 10th-ave.. having been
arrested for selling adulterated milk. William N.
Busch was arraigned on the same charge, a warrant
having been obtained by Assistant Corporation
Counsel Walker. Busch's counsel asked for his dis
charge but Mr. Walker said the public, and par
ticularly infants, ought to be protected against the
■sale of adulterated milk.
''It is th ? duty of , a milk dealer to see that the
ordinance is not violated by his agent, and if the
prohibitive act is done by the agent in the course
of employment the principal is criminally liable;
In other words, the master is liable for the acts of
his servant, and the dealer is liable for the acts or
his employe," said Justice Deuel.
Busch was found guilty, but was let off with a
One of P- Justice Deuel's decision, it was said In
the District Attorney's office later, may be made
c^u^lolatln gg U t°h r e say ii a ww w ho9e bartender » »™
Four Arrive — Nothing in Rumor of
Shamrock's Seizure.
The heaviest sea weather of the winter caught
four large liners on the Incoming trip to this port,
and delayed two of them a day and a half. Tales
Of seasickness, violent weather and suaiUike speed
were prevalent among the passengers of the Um
bria, the New- York. La Touralne and the Minne
haha when they arrived yesterday.
The French liner encountered the great brunt of
the storm. A gale that lasted for four days com
pelled her to run at reduced speed. The passen
gers were forbidden to go on deck. Big waves
washed over the decks, and on« dented the cap
tain's cabin.
The trip of the New-York was almost as severe
as that of La Touraine.
Townsend & Downey Company's Shooters
Island Tinder Hammer To-day.
The title of the Townsend & Downey Shipbuilding
Company, in Shooters Island. Mariner's Harbor.
Staten Island, will be offered at public auction at 11
o'clock to-day by Henry P. Ide. trustee in bank
ruptcy. The island consists of nearly thirteen
acres. The plant, \rtilch is one of the best equipped
in the country, is valued at $2,000,000.
Only Disease That Did Not Show Lower
Death Kate for Last Week.
According to the weekly report of the Board of
Health, dated March U. the total of all diseases.
except meningitis, decreased in the week, as com
pared with the previous week. Meningitis showed
an unpleasant increase. There were fifty-seven
deiths from this cause last week against forty
nine for the previous week !n the Borough of Man
hattan alone. In the whole city the number of
deaths from this oaufco last week was seventy
eight. The death rate for the city last week, was
20.36 In 1,000, against 24.18 in the same week last
The Rev. Dr. Bufus P. Johnston, pastor of the
Fifth Avenue Baptist Churoh, In West <eth-*t..
near 6th-ave., leaves here for the South to-day
for a much needed rest, and to recover from a gen
oral breakdown, the result of overwork and study.
Speaking of the future plans for the church, which
has been condemned and closed as unsafe, he Bald
that nothing definite has yet been done, and the
selection of a new place of worship has been left
by him to the hand* of the trustees of the church,
and of Mr. Richardson, his assistant Mendelssohn
Hail was used for last Sunday services, and the
congregation, he said. seemed pleased with It.
IllSiiiii §li|pt| fa ffhrntfa cT/mt
Custom Tailoring
For Careful Men
OUR Custom Tailoring Organization fills a very im
portant position with a *rreat many well-dressed
and particular men. Hundreds of thrifty men come
back to us season after season, because of the satisfactory
service they secure here at very moderate cost.
In the nrst place, we h&ve an excellent stock of new
Spring fabrics that can meet the wishes and tastes of
practically every reasonable man. We do careful and in
telligent tailoring; and we guarantee fit and satisfaction
in every case. The usual custom tailoring profit Is not
charged. This means that a man can have his suit or
overcoat made to order at a comparatively little advance
on the price of ready-made.
We are making good business suits to order, of excel
lent all-wool cheviots, at $20. Better range of fabrics, and
additional care and workmanship at $25 and $30 for sack
suits made to order— and in this range we show an ex
cellent assortment of very new fabrics composed of chev
iots, homespuns and hard-twisted worsteds.
We also have a special collection of very fine import
ed fabrics from which we make sack suits to your order
at $55.
Nowhere In New York City can a man get equal value
for prices paid. a**™* floor - Fonrth * venue -
The New Sorel Hats
And Other Paris Nov
elties in Millinery
AT present the French metropolis Is wild over the
?ran raise. We are showing, today, hats that are
beautiful hats worn by Cecile Sorel at the Comedle
exact copies of those that have started the rage in Paris.
Another striking novelty is presented by the new
Reboux' Polo Hats. These exclusive little turbans are
built entirely of violets, geraniums. American Beauty and
other roses. They present one of the most charming new
Btyles of the season.
There are besides hundreds of other newly trimmed
hats that have originated with our own designers, as well
as scores that are produced from direct information re
ceived from Paris.
Millinery Salon. Second floor. Tenth street.
The New Spring Gowns
Of Voile. Eolienne. Taffeta. Drap d'ete
ANY woman can find a quiet hour of enjoyment, ad
miring these handsome dresses.
Let them be their own witness for distinction,
beauty and style. Soft, clinging fabrics and brill
iant taffetas divide honors for first place.
The new styles— their variety and grace— might be
described, though inadequately. But only your own eyes
can give any picture of the exquisite new colorings. In
Voile Dresses at special prices, $25, $35 and $50.
Taffeta Suits, tailor-made; a marvellous collection j>f
these charming garments, in every new shade. $20 to $70.
Eollenne and Drap d'ete; newest models In newest
shades; very fine assortment. $40 to $67.50.
Second floor, Broadway.
Gratifying the Most Popular Desire
A Great Display
Of Check Suitings
IT is a season of Check Suitings— both Shepherd's and
Fancy Cheeks. We knew it was going to be. Expert
attention for many years gives us a sort of pro
phetic power. And we arranged vast purchases before
the price of wool began to rise.
Result— the most varied and exhaustive showing of
Check Suitings under one roof anywhere; and at the low
est prices.
Shepherd's Check Sailings, at 50c to $t a yard.
Check Suitings in Panama weave, 50c to $t.25 yd.
Check Mohair Suitings, fancy effects, 85c to $1.50 yd.
All the approved and novel styles and colors.
Fourth avenue.
Beautiful CHINA
Added to the March Sale
p EVERAL fine, naw groups of Fancy. China arrived
last week; and are added to the Sale to-day. Choic
**-* est is a collection of fine Austrian china plates in
head and group decorations, which are moot artistic.
These plates and the other pieces are marked at just
about half their original values. There nre also new sup
plies of Fancy China at low prices; and splendid new
collections of Cut Glass.
Dinner Sets
rharlos Field HavUand Dinner
with all handles Kilt:
$20. regular value $30
r^Uon! and all handles *Ut.
3.50, regular value $22.50
with a" pieces Kilt:
$10, regular value $18
Fish and Game Sets
in fine French china b«autl
fully decorated with fish and
Ua rish C Sets r "is Pl«*s. $10. Jls.
$15. $13: worth $18. $.2.30. »->•
Decorated Plates
With Mead and Group
tjim, no!ia-color harder* with
'"watt., at $1.50. $2. «2 »•
$I C«Vpiate^ at $3.50.
Chop Dl»hes at 4 i.
Chocolate Pot 8. at $3. _
Chocolat* Cup* and Saucers.
$3.50. .>> ."->■
Fancy China at 25c
Worth Double ■
At this «pe«lal prlc*. w« show,
this morning on a counter in the
Basement. Breakfast Plates. Tea
Plat** Bread-and-Butter Plate*.
Sugars and Creams. Olive Dishes.
Fruit Saucers. Tea Cups ana
Saue«Ts and After-dinner Coffee,
Cup* and Baucer*. Worth BOc,
now 25c each.
/ Austrian China
At 10 c, 12c and 15c
Worth Doable
With a neat floral border
decoration, and all places with
gilt bands. The assortment in
clcdes Tea Plates. - Bread-and-
Butter Plates. Tea. Cujm and
Baucera. Oattn*al Saucers and
Fruit saucers.
Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co.. Broadway. Fourth Aye.. Ninth and Tenth Streets.
. Cut Glass
New Roods. lust opened and
shown for th« first tlma to-day.
Prices are one-quarter to a third
below regular value:
Bowls at $2.75. *3.50 $5. SS
and $10. worth $5. $G. $7.50 $12
and $19.
Nappies, a $2.60. $3.50. $fl $7
and $10. worth $3.50. $5. $5.50.
$10, $13,
Water CarafTes. at $2.75. $4 $5
and $6. worth $4. $(i $7 and
¥o. Oil*
Claret Jurb. at *7. $8. $10 and
|18 worth $10. $12. $15 an $22.
Flower Vases, at $2.50. $3.31
$5 an. I $7.50. worth $3.75 $5 $7
and $10. , '
Celery- Traj-s. at $2.75. $3.50
IW^nf ' worth * 4 *«•
Comports or Tall Bonbon
Pish*,, at $5.50 and $5» worth $5
ana Si.
Olive Dishes, at $1.50. $2. $2.50
and /3.75. worth $2.50. $3. $3.50
and $5. .
Sugars and Creams, at $3 $5.
fs'Vio nd «7 palr * worth $5.' $7!
Mayonnaise Bowls and Plates
at $5. worth $7.
Tumbler*, at $3. $0 and $12 a
dozen, worth $8. $12 and $18.
Fancy China
At Savings of a Third and
a Half
Several counters In th« Base
ment are filled this morning with
fine French China, prettily deco
rated with flowers and cold:
Chop Dishes, at 90c. $1 and
J1.60. regularly $1.25. $1.50 and
* Salad Dishes, at 60c. 60c and
$1.25. regularly *1. $1.25 and S2.
Fruit Plates, $3 doz.. regu
larly $«. . .
Salad Plates. $3.25 a dozen,
regularly $6.60. *
Bread-and-Butter Plate* $2 a
doc., regularly $4.
Celery Trays, at 75c and 800.
regularly $1.10 and $1.25.
Ice-cream Set*. $4 set. reru~
larlv $7.20.
Chocolate Pots, $1.50 and
»1.78. regularly $2.23 and $2.60.
Mayonaal^ Bowls and Plate*,
st |i. regularly $1 50.
$3^O U<lOlr seu. $2.79. regularly
Ramlktns and Plates, at $3
dec. regularly 14.50.
Economies in Fine Linens
FIXE Linens are an asset. No household can be too rich in them. No
housekeeper has ever complained of having too many.
And now — when Spring furnishing is upon vs — fine linens are a
necessity. .
And that's the moment when these striking reductions take place. The linens
ire at the highest point of richness and beauty.
At $2.50 each, worth *7.so— Linen
Centerpieces, with Japanese hand
drawn work; round. 30 in. In diameter.
At $1 each, from $3.25 — Centerpieces
;\s above; round, IS in. In diameter; or
'JO in. square.
At $1 dozen, from $l"»0 — Whipced
fringe Dallies: snow-white. 16 in.
square including fringes; one row of
openwork all around.
At $1.35 dozen, from $2- Dollies as
above, but much finer.
At 25c. each, from 35c — Hemstitched
-k Triy Clotns; handsome pat
18x27 in. Third floor.
. . . and . . .
The Angelus
Two Great Influences
In Twentieth Century) Piano Sellina. £
HE student of musical affairs need not be shown statistics
in proof of the enormous increase in pi.mo selling during
the last five years. That fact is patent to all.
Perhaps the Causes of that increase are less well
The desire for music is practically universal with
mankind always has been. An eager welcome awaits the coming of a
piano in every home without one. Universal possession is desired, but
has been impracticable. Two revolutionary achievements were required:
1. Pianos had to be made playable by AL L.
2. Pianos had to be made purchasable by all.
The impossibility of either accomplishment would have been con
ceded by anyone, ten years ago.
Then came the invention of the A X L V
And everybody in the world could play.
Almost simultaneously came the Wanamaker Piano Store —
- And practically everybody can buy a piano.
Of course, there were imitations of the Angelns.
Of course, there were imitations of Wanamaker methods.
The world of music, and the world of homes, have been immensely
benefited by these imitations. Wilcox & White have their glory. Wan»
maker's has today the greatest retail piano business in the world.
But though an invention may be imitated, inventive genius cannot be
stolen. Of all piano players, the Angelas alone was an original invention
— all others were copied from it. The Angelus alone has been improved
constantly by its inventors. That is why it is as infinitely above all imita
tors as a painting is above the lithograph which copies the masterpiece.
Month after month the Angelus has been improved — here a new touch,
there a new idea — powers of human expression possessed by no
other piano player that exists.
Just a few weeks ago a jury of musical critics tried to distinguish
between hand playing and Angelus playing, and failed absolutely to detect
the change from one to the other. No other piano player ever won such
a victory. No other piano player gives the performer such powers.
And it is exactly this power which marks the line between tie
mechanical players and the Angelus. To the real musician this difference
is as broad as the world of art.
The inventive genius of the makers of the Angelus is best shown in
the marvelous powers demonstrated by the newest model of the Angehu,
now being shown.
And Wanamaker's — the prospective purchaser of a piano come and
learn for himself, or herself, the abundant reasons why the concern that
originated fair, fixed prices and easy buying terms, is today the safest,
most pleasant, most satisfying place to buy a piano.
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The Piano Store's Spring Inaugural celebration presents musical
entertainment of a high order every day this week.
The following program, on piano and Angeins, will be rendered
this morning at 1 1 o'clock, and repeated at 3 o'clock, in the Art Gallery.
Mr. Ferdinand Himmelreich at the Piano
Mr. Walter Crippcn at the Angelas
1. Capriccio Brilliante, Op. 22 Mendelssohn.
Ma. Ferdinand Himmelriich.
2. a. Reverie, Op. 12. No. 3 — •—• —- ' Sc^tSL
b. "Song of the Brook" .— ..~ — ► ~ .•#«*•
Mr. Walter Crippen.
3. Duet for Two Pianos— Militaire Schubert-Tausig
Messrs. Himmslreich and Crippex.
4. a. Melody in "F" Mendttssoh*
b. "Shepherd'"! Dance" , - ••<*££
5. Fruhlinssrauschen, D Flat ; *..-•.».•.»►-•••— .owitftnz
Mr. Cripten. .
6. Concerto in F Minor <.~~*..~~ Chop*
Mr. Himmeueich.
7. Polonaise, Op. 17, No. 2 ...»....Vo«*««H
Messrs. Himmelreich and Crjppex.
More Fancy linens In the T'nder-
Price Store— trimmed with Renaissance
lace: „,
Doilies, P-«n.. at 15c each, were aQc.
Doilies, 12-ln.. at 20c each, were
40c. «-
Centerpieces. IS-tn.. 5.V ea.. were $*•
Centerpieces, 3*Mn.. 51.50 ea.. were
. Scarfs. 20x3G in.. $150 ea.. *»»•
$2. 50
"Scarfs, 20x43 in., $1.75 ea.. were
so ~«j_ ssi
"Scarfs, 20x54 In,. *1.90 ••* were
Bureau Scarfs of satin damans,
nicely hemstitched, in three neat «••
signs; IM X | and ISx54 inches. At «o
each, were 63c and Isc.
Under-Prlce Store. Basement.

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