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CONEY CARES FOR 200.000. i FIGHT ENDS THE DAY. 'First Excise Arrest— Woman Hurt Shooting the Chutes. Coney Island crowds scattered in Surf-aye. yes terday Afternoon when a. horse attached to a bakery wagon dished down the street from West Stn-si to Sea Beach Walk, where it was stopped by Policeman Travis, after he had been dragged rearlv a block. Edward B. Cuddy, of No. LIN I^xington-ave.. was struck by the partly wrecked wagon and slightly injured. The first serious fight of the season at Coney Island took place on the Bowery >™ after last midnight. Roundsman Koenig and Patrolman O'Dav. attracted by the screams of a woman and a rurgW thror.g of men and boys, found illlam Smith, an employe at Henderson's, fighting- in Hen dersons Place. Smith had Just been knocked down md badly cut by Harry George, a Bowery.charac ter whom they arrested. Smith was taken In tho patrol wagon to the police station, and later to the Emergency Hospital, where it was said that his condition was serious. George was locked up. A dog fight resulted In injury to George Carne ringer. of West ttth-St. and Surf-aye. He tried to stop it. His right Band was badly torn. One of the dogs was killed. A number of minor Occidents kept the Coney I«land Emergency Hospital ambulance busy. Miss Margaret Keyes. of No. 154 West 24th-st.. Man hattan, was injured while shooting the chutes. Her hat blew off, and she tried to regain It. Not less than two hundred thousand visitors journeyed to the island. Everything was open. At Luna, Park the Shoot the. Chutes, scenic rail ways end circus ring performances were popular. The TriD to the Moon and the other spectacular thews were packed to their capacity. Sixty-five thousand persons passed through Dreamland, where the hippodrome track and pony rifles were the chief free amusement features. Stewart's flea performances were given near the MMget City trr the first time. A group of twenty four fleae. trained to perform on a slender cord, to haul chariots and to defend a miniature fort, sur prised even the most skeptical. The fleas went through the -act* with commendable precision. Captair. Jack Bonavita made Ma second appear ance in the Bostock show with ten tioae. The loss of his right hand caused him considerable uneasi ness when Baltimore asaln attempted to attack Mm. A new act had been planned, but Bonavita decided not to attempt ft until the lions are used to their surroundings. The first excise prisoner of the season was George A. Miller, a waiter, who served two policemen with drinks, not accompanied by the Raines law sandwich. Preparations were made by tho police to stop disorderly conduct on the trains leaving- Coney after midnight The 91st Canadian Highlanders, commanded by Ueutcnat.t D. 1.. McKeand. went to Luna Park as th« guests of Thompson & Dundy in the after noon. ] DR. DARLINGTON FAILS AS -A HOST. Few of His Invitations to Scarlet '■ Fever Pa vilion Opening Accepted. The new f-arVet fever pavilion at the Kingston Avenue Hospital. Brooklyn, has just been turned over by the contractors to the city. Health Com missioner Darlington thought tho opportunity a good one for him to play host on a wholesale scale. fo three thousand engraved invitations were sent to lawyers, doctors and merchant chiefs, asking for •- honor of your presence at the formal open- Ing of Ihc new scarlet fever pavilion at the Kings ton Avenue Hospital, Brooklyn, on cither Friday, Saturday or Sunday, May 12, 13 and 14, from 9 to 5 o'clock." The hospital attendants prepared for a»rush. Up tterday seven visitors had presented ih"ir Inrital •It was the scarlet dread that kept the crowd away," to ]•] one of the attendants) yesterday, "and jiot mv doubt of Commissioner Darlington ability to entertain." . '. , . 'i -<:.:>- it will be too late, for patients will be moved la this morning. WOMAN THROWN FROM PHAETON. Automobiles Canse Accident in Riverside Drive. Mrs. Mercy Bchafltor. of Xo. 301 West lllth-st., •was thrown from her phaeton at Riverside Drive and HOth-st. yesterday afternoon and painfully in jured. With her little, daughter, Marie, she had been driving in the park and on her way home drove weal to Riverside Drive. There her horse •was frightened by two automobiles rapidly moving In opposite directions. The animal boltud over the curb and dashed into a tree, throwing Mr?. Bcbeffler to the sidewalk. Bicycle Policeman Ennis. of the West 125th-st. sta tion, stopped the horse and summoned an ambulance from J. Mood Wright Hospital. After Dr. Barton had attended to Mrs. Echeffler's hurts she went home. Her daughter was uninjured. WOULD W«00 SLTJMBEE GOD IN STREET. inebriated Plumber Seeks Shady Side of AvenuJ to Disrobe. As all the saloons we.ro closed in Harlem, yester day, James Murphy, a plumber, twenty-seven years of age, of No. .227 East 119th-st., accumulated an abundant supply»of red liquor. He grew so weary tnder the weighwof the load that at L«exington-ave. and 125th-i?t. he decided a nap would refresh him. He placed his hat- carefully by the wall of a build- Ing, removed from the rays of the sun, took off coat and vest. foldal them neatly and placed them beside the hat. removed 'his shoes and was tug jmtv- at his nether garments when a churchgoer V"ik-<J for the polio*. Policeman Kiernan persuad ed Murray after s=«itj» argument that the beds in the hotel run by it*- municipality at ]2£th-Ft. were much mow luxurious. It was necessary to call the patrol wagon befor^Murray could be convinced. GERMAN BAROJN FINED FOR THEFT. [BT TELEQRAJPK TO THE TBIBCXB.) Boston, May 14.— iSuson Cornelius Leonata yon Harks, a. German from p«lpalc who has been the protege of a prominent Back Bay woman, and resi dent in Boston for same, weeks, was fined $20 yes terday for the larceity of a pair of chocs and a ■pair of euspenders. aiid has appealed. lie is now In Jail in default of baJL The baron says he came to New-York because off a duel, in which he slashed tils opponent, «nd tha? he was robbed In a street car of all his money ■and letters cf introduction to prominent New-York £md Boston families. FLEEING MURDERER CAUGHT. "Waterloo, N. V., May 14.— Edward Marazza, an Italian, was shot and 'instantly killed in a quarrel last night by Joseph I>*lpapa, an Italian, who con ducts a boarding house In South Waterloo. Del papa fled and was arrested la Geneva and brought here. He admitted th« .shooting and was locked up In the county jail. charged with murder. MUTILATION OF TREES. In a general order of recent date Issued by Police Commissioner William McAdoo all policemen are Instructed that when they make an arrest for malicious mutilation or grossly negligent injury to trees they are immediately to inform, th© telegraph bureau at Headquarters, giving the location of the court where the prisoner will be arraigned, and the time, so that the counsel for the Tree Planting AFfociation may bo present to aid In the prosecution of the person or persons arrested. The office of the association is at No 374 Broadway. The public Is requested to inform the police when observing any unlawful Injury to trees. Uric Acid in coffee causes rheu/natism. Try Postum Food Coffee 10 days instead. Note the change. Traveling* 400 r IFTH AVENUE j(1 r~ -a <■ (Bet. S6tb and 37th) i Clocks *~ A traveling-clock, especially a repeater, is as useful at horn- as in traveling Our prices rsnge :rom $5.00 to Si 50.00. Ail our movements are hand-made, and the finer ones have jeweled escapements. $1100 A neat bit of craftsmanship, of $48 00. Very ornate, solid brass. Strike-; 1 nkhty burnished brass, with fust- ' hour and half-hour on a cathredraJ class movement End beveled glass sides, in pone. Hxtra fine jeweled lever movement, a tan leather caie. Black leather case. $17 00. Eight-day clock. Solid bias; $()2. 00 * Plain s '" tin Ilnislied bras?. MirN frame with' fluted column?. !m- ' ute repeater. Strikes hour and po;ted French movement. Black leather half-hour on cathedral geng. Imported •; French movement. Green leather case. Oar illustrated czt&tog, 5,000 photographic reproductions, mailed free. MERMOD, JACCARD & KIHG g?:? LEXL E X .S: ATTACKS BIDGELEY. Pittsburg Banker Says Controller Lacks Experience. [BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBUNE.] Pittsburg, May James H. Willock, pres ident of the Second National Bank of Fltts burg, ex-president of the Pennsylvania Bank ers' Association, and for. years a member of the executive council of the American Bankers' Association, and one of keenest banker* and financial leaders in Pittsburg. to-day re plied to a statement of Controller Ridgeley's. Speaking of the statement made by the con troller that "No man should be allowed to hold a managerial place in a national bank who en gages in outside enterprises for profit to him self rather than to the bank," he said to-day: Controller Riugreley has a wrong Impression of banking in large cities. The trouble is that he lacks the experience. I venture to say that ninety-eight per cent of the bankers in Pitts burg know more of the Intricacies and neces- Pities of banking in a metropolis than does Mr. Ridgeley. however good a banker he may be. He was taken from a small town into his pres ent position, and v.hen he says that bank pres idents or bank managers should not be engaged in other business affairs he Is simply in gross error. I say that, after a banking experience of thirty-three years, which I think has been fairly successful. WIRELESS HIS NEMESIS. It Telh W. D. HavUand, Seeking Rest, of Strike at Limoges. A wirelesa message informed William D. Havi land, of the firm which manufactures the china that bears his name, of the recent strike at the Limoges factory and of the fact thru strikers bad besieged his father's house there. William I>. Haviland sought to absent himself from all business cares by taking an ocean voy age, and was a passenger on the American Line steamer St. Louis, which arrived yesterday The wireless dispatch was printed in I daily bulle tin published on the vessel. Mr. ■ vilnnd read It on the fourth day out. All thoughts of rest and freedom from worry were brushed away. Mr. Haviland began a vig orous wireless campaign, sending out a score of messages asking for further information and directing that active and decisive steps ba taken to prevent any harm coming to his father. For two days he was ki-pt in suspense, but later by wireless he received a message from the firm's New-York agents announcing that the danger was over. BURGLAR KILLS OFFICER. i Erie, Perm., Excited Over Series of Daring Robberies. Erie, Perm., May 14. — Police Sergeant James Higgins, who had been in service twenty-two years, \\ as murdered about li o'clock this morn ing while trying to arrest a burglar who was coming out of the Central School building. He had been sent alone to investigate a report that a suspicious man had been prowling around the place. He told the burglar that, he would not hurt him, but the stranger drew a revolver and fired three times. Every phot took effect. Higrgins died in about an hour, after telling how he had torn the overcoat from the man while trying to hold him after he had been shot. Mayor Saltsman has offered a personal reward of fSOO. and to this amount the city and county will add $li,<KX) to-morrow. Reports from Girard, where the burglar Is said to have jumped off a fast train, indicate that he had an accomplice, who waited for him in an automobile. Ths murder has excited the City, following as it does a series of most daring burglaries. coroiser's son to bellevtje. Edward Jackson's Condition Ascribed by Father to Composing Music. Edward Jackson, a Eon of Coroner Moses T. Jack son, was removed from his home, at No. 125 East 84th-st., yesterday, to Bellevue Hospital and placed In the psychopathic ward for examination as to his sanity. His father said last night that his son had been aedng unsjnrly or l^ e ' ast three weeks, and, on account of other Illne6s in the family, ho thought it would be better for his son to be confined until he could be sent to a sanatorium. He said that Ins son bad been educated for a musical career here and abroad, and had been composing for the last year. This, the father believed, had an injurious effect on the son's mind. SETTLED WITH ACTRESS FOR $250. Boston Man Was Sued for $30,000 in Breach of Promise Case. [8T TELEGRAPH TO STIE THIBCNI:.] Boston, May 14. — Robert summons Lee, son of a well known Back Bay man. and associated with his father In the book publishing business, an nounced to-day that he had settled with Miss Helen Bates McXally, the actress, who has been suing- him for breach of promise. According to Mr. Lee, her claim for $30,000 was settled direct by the payment of $250. Mr. Lea secured a verdict In the trial of the case, and Judgre Bishop set aside the verdict, granting a new trial. SENSATION IN WORCESTER SOCIETY. Former Lieutenant Begins Divorce and $10,000 Alienation Suits. [BY TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBUNE.] Worcester. Mass., May 14.— Fred B. Jordan, a former lieutenant of the Massachusetts mlHtia and member of the Worcester city government, has instituted divorce proceedings against his wife and a $10,000 suit against Harry T. Gray for the alleged alienation of his wife's affection*. Gray is presi dent and treasurer of the J. W. Jordan Company, and all the parties In the litigation mov« In the best Worcester society. The Jordan* wer« married in 1896 and have thr«« children. FOUR ESCAPE FROM PLUM ISLAND. i Military Prisoners Steal Boat After Cutting Hole Through Floor. New-London. Conn., May 14 — Four prisoner* confined at the military prison. Fort Terry, Plum Island, escaped to-day, and the efforts to find them have been unsuccessful. They cut a hole through the floor in the room in which they were confined and tunnelled under the foundation of the build- Ing. They then stole a rowboat from Plum Islrvad lighthouse and are supposed to have gone to me Long Island shore. The men are Charles Hop wood. Charles A. Beta, John Bertrand and Lewis MM* mow-yoek daily tribute, monday. may 15. inns. J|WIS&(tdNGER The Largest and Best-Equipped Housefurnisbing Warerooms Best Quality Goods Only Everything necessary for Kitchen, Laundry. Dining Room. Library. Pantry, Hall. Bath and Stable, Cutlery, Cooking Utensils, Crockery, China and Glass., Fire Sets. Andirons and Fend ers. House-cleaning Articles. Eddy Refrigerators Our Standard for a Quarter of a Century The "Premier" Glass-Lfncd Refrigerator, perfection of cleanliness and economy. Orders by mail receive prompt and careful attention. ISO and 133 West (3d Street, and 135 West Forty-first St.. New York. BOYS STOP "L" TRAIN. Full Emergency Brake Cord, Alarm.' ing Women ami Children. The police arrested sixteen boys last evening on a suuthbour.il Sd-ave. L»" trnin and charged thf-m with disorderly conduct. At the Bronx P:irk sta tion a score of then boarded the train and ;it once to make !!:"'• miserable for tii<» passengers by throwing baseball gloves and Insulting the wom en and siris. interborough detectives, as the train approached the 169th-Bt. station, forced them Into tiii- rear car of the train atier the other passengers had into the forward cars. At that station several more young men boarded the train and he- Kan among the passengers In the same way. At ltWth-st., when the train was running at high Bpeed^ one of the offenders pulled the emergency brake cord. The train came to a stop with a jolt that threw many of the passengers o it of th^ir 6eats and almost hurled the motorman through th« fri - .t window of his Indosure. Women screamed, believing that an accident was Imminent. At 133d st. the police sent there by ('attain Ward for such an emergency took the boys to the station. V r IXE UNDER THE FLOOR. Policemen h Shanty Used to Conceal Stolen Goods — Four Suspended. fET TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBUNB.I Atlantic City, N. .1 . May 14.— For the la^-t three or four weeks the buffet of one of the beach front hotels has bei_-n systematically robbed "f wines and liquors. All effort? to catch the thieves were un availing, and thr- four policemen on that part of the beach were told to keep a close lookout. The pilfering continued, however, and the matter was phiced in the hands of th-j local detective de partneent, with thf> r>«=:ilt that under tho floor >>f an old shanty, I Boardwalk, where the four policemen keep thtir rubber coats and boots, was found a large quantity of the stolen liquors. The policemen, whose names are withheld by th<- da partmest. have been suspended, pending an in vestigation. THIRTEEN CLUB IN PHILADELPHIA. Slaughters Superstition and Other Tilings at Pen and Pencil Club. The Thirteen Club returned early yesterday morning from their first Invasion of Philadelphia. They came back in the special train of tho New- Jersey Central Railroad, which carried them to the Quaker City, leaving here at 3:13 p. m. and arriving at the Reading Terminal at 5:11, The locomotive was No. 113 and the headlight was ited with skull and crossbon.s. The club was escorted by a committed of thir teen from the Pen and Pencil Club to the Bohe mian r<>om Of the clubhouse, where the dinner was served. Promptly at 6:13 the members and their Quaker City guests walked into the dining room, passing under a ladder which bore the legend, •Don't Walk Under a Ladder; It's Bad Luck." They sat at coffin shaped tables, thirteen at each table, .'""I ate thirteen courses, with thirteen dif ferent kinds of wine. This last brought some of the members to grief, but most of them got to the station In time to take a 12:13 train. )!. nry Starr Richardson, president of the Pen and Pencil Club, responded cleverly to the tor.st •Home New-York Superstitions About Philadel phia.." The chief one, of course, was the super stition that Ibe town was sleepy. George Harrison McAdam told what Phllndelphia did not know New-York. Among thuso who survived the thirteen kinds of wine were John Jerome Roon*y, preeident of the Pleiades Club, Mickey Finn arid J. R. Abarbar.ell, of Brooklyn. NEWSBOYS WILL BURY COMHADE. Kaise a Fund Which Will Save "Dutch" from a Pauper's Grave. Frederick Johnßon, who lived for years In the Newsboys' Lodging House, at No. 14 New Cham bers-et., and who died In Bellevue Hospital last Friday, will be burled to-day in Linden Hill Ceme tery, Brooklyn, by his former comrades. Johnson, who was known as "Dutch" by the newsboys, died from pneumonia. He cams from Germany seven years ago, hut where his parents live is not known. Superintendent Helir and John PauJ, leader of the Newpboys" Band, will superintend the funeral ar rangements and the boya will act as pallbearers. DISEASE KNOCKS OUT JEFFRIES. Pugilist Cancels All Engagements matism and Malaria the Cause. Chicago, May James J. Jeffries, champion heavyweight pugilist of the world, has been knocked out. Disease accomplished what no human being was ever able to do. A combination of rheumatism and malaria has put him out of the pugilistic game for all time, according to Jeffries, •who, cancelling all engagements, to-night started for Los Angeles to try to regain his health. It is Jeffries'* Intention to devote his time to several mining claims which 1t» and a brother possess In Arizona. Yiillhelpyoulive $[, fpfrM't/fy $*** Store Closes at 5:30 o'clock fifo Jjtykmtfa if/mi The Store <witb a Hundred Entrances Doorways All the Way From the Bronx to Brooklyn Bridge The shopper from Poughkcrpsie, Bridgeport, or any othrr point on the New York Centra] or New Haven Rail rortds, need not get out from under cover, into rain or heal or city traffic, from tlit- home station until thr city trip is over, and the homr station is reached afjain. Th>" train brings them to the Grnnd Central, which is connected di rectly with t!;s Subway, and thr Subway mna ri^iit into Wax am akeh's, at the Astor Place Slition. This means a wonderful improvement in the comfort and safety of the public. Once the rainy day locked careful peo pie up at horne — a tiresome, tedious im prisonment. Now Wax a maker's can be readied from almost everywhere, with out going out doors — and the question, "What Shall We Do with Our Rainy Days?" is solved. The answer is, "Go to amaker's, and Enjoy Yourself — and You'll Never Know It's Raining." And never was this old store better filled to delight the. visitor, and repay the careful shopper. The merchandise of the new season is shown in lavish com pleteness. Everything to make the person com fortable, and well-dressed. Everything to beautify &nd make pleasant the homo. This is the convenience, and this the service of Waxamaker's. Men's SERGE SACK SUITS Made to Measure Blue and black. For the past few years there has been a growing demand for serges that will hold their color. A faded, purplish suit of bine serge is about as shabby a garment as could be imagined. Such cloth couldn't gain en trance to Wan a maker's on any earthly pre text. We hare an uncommonly large stock of serge suitings reidy for selection — and we guarantee our serges to be fast color and ex ceptionally hard to wear out. Our tailors are prepared to make to your measure a single or double-breasted suit of l»lue or black sergo — a suit that will fit you perfectly — a suit in which will be embodied all the style that our expert tailormen can pat into a suit — a suil that you'll be proud to wear. $25, $30 and $35. The J. T. Clay English Serge is world famous. Its distinct, clean-cut weave, and its rieli appearance have made it so. To your measure, a J. T. CL\v English Serge Suit, in blue or black — perfect in fit and distinctive in style — $40. Some tine New Models In LILLIAN CORSETS The new arrivals of Lillian Corsets for Pum mer wear present models that are handsomer than ever. The very highest skill of the foremost corsetier of Paria is expressed in these Lillian Cor sets, w h i c h are exclusively pro duced for us. The picture 11 lustrates a stylish Dew model, made of tino brocade tra nsit-, beautifully finished with lace and ribbon. Ma'io with curved side ste. is. and out in Vandyke point to give small taper ing waist; medium hips and high bust. Price. XV2. Here are other new and beautiful models, all from the same distin guished source: At $4— Of fine French batiste, for Bummer wear; high bust, long under arm and dip hips; grace ful and comfortable. At $s.riO— Of light-weight French coutH. and adapted to the needs of the average figure. At $i».fi<» — Newest model for the tall, long waiated figure; with high bust, medium hips, dip front, and email, tapering waist. Of fine French batiste. At £16 — A beautiful model, of handsome silk brocade batiste; beautifully trimmed; made with small tapering waist and circular hip gores; moulds the figure to perfection. Expert fitters at your service. Second floor, Tenth street. Paris and Paris-American WAISTS Handsome, han4-ejnbrolder«d Waists from ex clualvo Paris houses— already your mind's eye Is seeing their beauty. The waists are made of fine, sheer materials— richly, exquisitely embroidered and trimmed with German Valenciennes laoes, la new, dainty ways, $X 2to $42. And these beautiful Pcirii- American Lingerie Blouse*— materials were embroidered In Paris and made up here, according to latest Parisian models — are scarcely lees attractive: At $j.EO— "Waists, of mercerized batiste; bat ton In front; embroidered yoke effect of fine plaits: full sleeves with deep embroidered coffs. At $B.so— Waists, of meroerized batiste, with short sleeves, embroidered front, and trimmed with Valenciennes lace Insertions, forming a square yoke; buttoned in back. Little French Btore Second floor. JOHN WANAMAKLR. Formerly A, T. Stewart & Co. Broadway. Fourth Aye.. Ninth ami Tenth Street*. Sale of SHIRT-WAIST SILKS Popular Sorts at Decisive Savings. Over five thousand yards of bright, attractive Silk 3 makeup this handsome offering today, including twenty two different designs— some taken from our regular storks, others secured from the manufacturers at liberal conces sions They arc exactly the silks wanted for the making of shirt-waist suits, separate waists, and Summer dresses. Divided into two groups, as follows : At 65c a Yard, formerly $1 21-inch White Ground Silk \V .listings, m Twills and Chiffon Taffetas, in fifteen different styles of colored stripes, including black, pink. li^-!:t blue nnd cardinal — all warranted fast colors; also fine Checked Taffetas with large satin-barred effect, j in tan, blue-and-grcen and navy blue, cerise and navy bhi?-ar.d-brown — suitable for ! waists and children's drrrsco. Also Ombre-checked Taffetas and Warp-printed Taffetas. IP «d 20 inches wide. Formerly $1, FIOW 65c 3 ydrd. At 75c a Yard, formerly $1 and $1.25 Navy blue-and-grcen and brown-nnd-grecn Cheeked and Barred Lonisines. plain or with Jacquard spots, in this season's best styles, for entire shirt-waist suits; shown in twelve distinct designs. Eroche and Warp-printed Taffetas in changeable effects, in navy blne-and-black. brown -a nd-b lack, nrrtle-.ind-blnck and Gobelin blue-and-black' Self-colored Brocaded Chiffon Taffetas in small flat*] patterns, including browns, navy bines, greens, and changeable combinations — desirable for i encire dresses. Ombre-striped Taffetas in light ••»»<! medium colors; suitable for I either entire dresses or separate waists. 19 and 20 inches. $1 ar.d $1.25 qualities, j at 75c a yard. Rotunda. An Early Clean-Up Of WOMEN'S SPRING SUITS We always start in early to clear decks while the season is still at its height Hundreds of women are still planning to buy now tailor-made suits, and while they are still anx ious to buy we present the offering that will clear our easee whilo tho suit- may be of the host value to the purchasers. Several hundred garments are included in the offering. All are of this present seasons styles, and seine of the suits have heen in the house le-s than ten days. The collection is divided into three groups, as follows : $22.50 to $35 Suits at $13 Of cheviot, broideloth and striped fabrics; in Etaa, blouse and jarket styles. $37.50 to $45 Suits at $27.50 Of serge. Panama cloth. brnadeloth and eolirnne; in blouse. Eton and jacket styles. $50 to $55 Suits at $35 A very handsome collection, including some of the most stylish suits of the season ; made of broadcloths and eoliennea, in blouse and fancy jacket styles. Second floor. Broadway. Today We Cut Prices in Half On Beautiful TRIMMED HATS This is a most extraordinary occasion. We havr always cut prices on. and sold out promptly, any hats that showed signs of damage from handling; and this has kepi our stocks constantly fresh and new. Todays action in cludes oui entire stock of Spring Mats, received up to the middle of last month, made of newest and finest materials, and including many beautiful imported model hats— no two exactly alike, hence great variety to select from. And Every Price Cut Exactly in Half About three hundred and fifty hits in the collection, marked formerly at to $50, now $5 to 525 each. A rare and interesting opportunity for women to secure a beautiful Wanimaker Hat at just half its real value. Second floor. Tenth street. Second floor. Fourth aye, Art Wares for Wedding Gifts Our Art Wares Salon in the Basement is filled with bsaastifal Bric-a-Brao Bronzes, Marble Busts, Figures and Pedestals. Several very attractive groups have just been received, and large immediate interest attaches to other groups that have just been very materially reduced in price. The collection has heen most carefully gathered, each pieco being r leered by our representative abroad. The new arrivals will n* appreciated by tl seeking un original and exclusive gift; and the savings on the oti.er groaaa will be gratify ing to those who wish to give a half more than they otharwta The details follow: Royal Vienna Pieces. With lustre backgrounds in green and rod. with figure and head decorations; all heavily covered with raised gold. These are now a full third below their regular prices: At $6. from $9. At $22 50, from $35. At $12, from $13. At $332.60, from $50. At $15, from $22. 50. At $40. from $60. At $20, from $30. Crown Dresden Ware. Green backgrounds, with miniature dec orations: heavily covered with raised gold scrolls. At two-thirds prices: At $3.50. from $5. At $9.50, from $14. At $5.50, from $S. At $13.80, from $20. At $8, from $12. At $22.60. from $35. French Rouen Ware. In a variety of shapes, such as mugs, steins, urns, vases and bowls, at half price: At 2Be, from 50c. At $3.50, from $7. At 75c, from fI.BO. At $4. from $3 At $1.85, from $3.75. At $5. from 110. At $2.25. from $4.50. Austrian Wsre. In dark red and green backgrounds, with figure decorations, and all pieces heavily covered with bright gold scrolls. The as sortment Includes vases, urns, pitchers, plates, cups and saucers, worth a third more, at $1.75. $3.25. $5. $7.50. |18, $ift and $20. Teplltx Wsre, In Iridescent colors, some studded with Jwwel effects, at $8.50. $5.50, $7 no tv $18.60. $25. ' ' Art Ware* Salon, Basement. Fine Plates Under-Price. Sevres Plates with light blue and green borders, heavily covered with raised gold: centre decorations of court beauties, at $4. from $7.50. Vienna Plates; red and green lustre back grounds; borders with heavy raised gold decorations, and head centres, at $11.23. from $22.50. Fine Italian Bronzes. About sixty-five pieces of Italian Bronzes, all copies of the originals which are to be found In the museums of Naples and the Louvr«. They are finished in Herculanean and Pompeitan effects. The subjects are: "Fidel $12.50; "Fauns Pansaut," $20: "Silent?." $30; "Victory." $50; "Narcissus," $40; "ptacobolus," $37.50, and other 3. French Bronzes. In figures, busts and groups: At $S, worth $10.50. At $10.50. worth $13.50. At $1«. worth $22.50. At $20. worth $25. At $27.50. worth $35. At $35. worth 145. At $50. worth $65. Marble Busts and Figures. In classic and fancy subjects: At .50. worth $10.50. At $10.50. worth $12.50. At $17.50, worth $23. At $35. worth $33.50. At $37.50. worth $45. At $4». worth $52.50. Ami up to $300. worth $400. Marble Pedestals. In Italian and onyx effects: At $«. worth $3.50. At ii 50. worth $13. At $13. worth $16 At $20. worth $13 SO. At 135. worth $15. And up to $220, worth $300.