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JOtS. EOOSEVELTS VALENTIUE.
Wife of President Sends Picture of White
House to West End Exchange.
X highly prised valentine received by the
"West End Exchange and Industrial Union yes
terday at its valentin>» musical was the one from
Mrs. Theodor? Roosevelt. It Is a beautiful pict
ure of the White House, and •■ be sold for the
benefit of the exchange. Mrs- James M. Donald.
of No. 47 West 70th -st.. was the hostess.
Th? rooms were handsomely decorated with
azaleas and palms and the souvenir pro-
Era.mir.e« had attached to them by pink and
blue ribbor.s dainty hearts filled with candy.
The Finpers were Percy AveriU and Francis
Miller, who were accompanied r>y Mr. Srros? at
the r''«r.o. The proceeds, which were most satis
factory to the officers, will be used to repair the
exchange Imildingr. at No. 167 West <S>th-st-
The patronesses were Mrs. Charles Grt-gory.
Mr? J. T. PunnelL Mrs. Thomas D. DeWltt.
Mrs. •' E. I«-.-k*r. Mrs. John S. Spencer. Mrs.
Charles F. Terhune, Mrs. Francis F. Flapg. Miss
J H Dffl. Mrs. David Brtockerhoft Ivlaon, Mrs.
J. M. Donald. Mrs. J. D. Bruce. Mr». F. Has
brouck and Mra. Thomas Hardenbersh.
JGBSIOK OF SOBOSI6.
it President Eoosevelt's Bequest It Will
Look Into Child Labor Conditions.
BoroEi* ha* recently appointed a child labor
ccsunittee, and. it the request of President
Roosevelt. 1* trying to do something In particu
lar forfthe children In the District of Columbia.
Mrs. Charlctte "WUbcrar. president ft Sorosls,
told the Council of Jewish Women about tha
tadertatlns at Its lunchecn In the Hotel Astor
yesterday, and added that th* club -was direct
ing its efforts toward the ncn-employmer.t of
children ■■rißg school hours, this also being the
rufTeetlon of the President. Mrs. "Wllbour said
that Soroels had selected the District of Colum
bia as Its field of effort In this department he
causn the people there could not lerislate for
their^e;ves. and had to wait for things to be
done for them.
Miss Lillian Walfl. of the Nurses' Settlement,
commended the. Children's Bureau bill, and said
that notkin* but a general awakening of the
public conscience would ever check the evil of
child labor.
"'ln spite of all our efforts." she said, "more
children are bei!:g exploited to-day than ten
years a^o. We are facing precisely the same
problem as In the days of slavery, when people
believed It to be their Inalienable right to work
as many piwrle as they could as many hours
as they could."
Mif^VCald told of a email boy who "never had
ro friend," and whose mother even had "up
and died on him." and she asked the women to
become mothers to these motherless or ur. cared
for children by Joining the national child labor
committee.
Miss Padi« American presided, and there were
oth«r addri-sfes by Mrs. Hupo Rosenberg 1 , of
Plttsburg, president of the rational organiza
tion; Mrs.. Charles Misch. of Providence, R. 1..
auditor; Mrp. William Pappe. of Sioux City,
first v!ce-pr*»«id<*rt. ar>.d Mrs. Mary Hill, of the
V" — I College Alumnae Settlement.
A SINGING SKEWL."
"Sacred and Worldlye"' Music at Ye Euterpe
Club Entertainment.
The Euterp* Club, or "T» Euterpe Club," as t&e
tickets Eay. expect to give a ••"■.r.g^g skewl con
cert cf sarr-ed and worldly* music" to-morrow
*venl:ip. *'ye s!rteer:th of. February. MCIIVI .it y«
"Waldorfe Astoria Meeting: House, at ye corner of
yo Thirty-fourth Sircrt Crossroads and ye Fifth
Avenup Turnpike." The "price to enter" will be
"Eight Vorke Shillings" (Si), and the "latch string
-will b* hung- oat at earlle twilight" <7:3<> o'clock).
The candles will be lighted at the sarae hour, 'so
that ye wompr.r.e may brings their patchwork and
knytynp*, and be dyllyg^rt therewith till ye sounde
of >fe frpineUe." which will not be heard until S:3t).
"Te 2'ouns rntr.ne are requested not to stande on ye
Kt^jipp of ye meetyr-ire liouse. as they do therebye
hinder the conjrpecation trora pom? to fee the goings
on, ar.il je constable will attende to all younge
ner.r.? who do T^-rsiste in this wrong doir.*/' M!s
trets Alcinous Berton JamiHoa is "s^julress" (pre-
WaaiMy rresidctt) of th« P>Jterre Hub, and tie
Xjroreeds of the concert will h-j used to swell t:ie
organisation's "charity funde."
COLLECTION OF GRCHIDS.
Fairyiike Blossom at Winter Exhibit of
American Institute.
Orchid*, apples and carnations forced a some
what curious combination of exhibits at the
•winter exhibition of the American Institute.
which opened at Nog. 1£ and I*l West 44th-st
yesterday. All of these lines ar* considered to
be particular,! fine. There are about one hun
dred varieties of apples, as fresh as when they
e&2S! c " the *«*« last fall, and though the col
lection of orchids i s small the specimens are
extZU&efe rare and beactifot The most precious
cne in the collection is the Lseiia efec&sa. said
to bs the rarest wild orchid known It is a
Jrtfh 2 the loveJI «*t are white blossoms
ss km™' « ss.ts

X J . who
k'^t * pecla!t y of collecting these falrj'llke
*iK"' u "«25 wry quarter of the rlob«. 'The
exhibit is b«!r:g continued -day.
WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY RECEPTION.
/>Mrm. John IJoward Abell. of No. Mi West
™-«- will h« "at home" to the New-York
Plate Society. laughters of the Revolution, on
-CTeinesflay, Tebniary 21, from 8 until 6 o'clock.
Thin win be a "Washington* Birthday celebra
tion. The hostess, mho is vice-recent, will be
essiEted In receiving by Mr*. D Phoenix tad i
;: u ~- ■'.'. -■■' ff fcne ral. and also the general of
* '."..■"■ "**Phine .V^ndeli first vice-regent
f^a Aihbel p. Fitdi. nerond vice-rei^sit'
7^°^,, ■ ° VllV 11 a * sisl in ••:;.. t root, will be
the Htea Ella Lou !S e Do rset t, Laura H. Day
ton iind Mary Page Ireland. y
[ Hunyadi Janos
v * BB7^«^i^»T l ??T <|^Bi ■'■■
rI ■ x l^A '■- • r ■' ft g I
CONSTIPATION
Ijinon Shirt Waists
Utopia Yarns.
MODEL BLOCK OF WINDOW BOXES.
Plant Guild Thinks of Undertaking Work
as Object Lesson.
"Tf enough money comes in, why don't we
take a street and try to make a mode] block -•""
The suggestion «v maJe by Mrs. John Wood
Stewart, of Glen Ridge, N. J , president of the
New- York branch of the National Plant, Flower
and Fruit Guild, at a meeting of the guild held
yesterday at the home of Mrs. James Speyer.
No. 267 Madißor.-ave. Bamuel E. MofTett had
Just been telling the women how the balconies
of Berlin, with their window boxes, made the
etrwets look like scenes on the stage, they are
co beautiful.
"In New-York you see plenty of skeleton bal
conies," said Mr. Moffett. "but they are really
Ore escapes. I wonder if they could not be ar
ranged to accommodate a few trailing vines, and
bo on. without infringing the rules of the Fire
Department? With all the model tenements
that are going up I should think the architects
could allow for spaces for window boxes."
Any start the guild makes in the direction of
a model block will probably be begun some
where near the People's Home Church and Set
tlement. No. MM to 547 East llth-si the pas
tor of which, the Rev Ernest L. Fox, Is in close
touch with the guild. In any event, the win
dow box work, as instituted last year, with spe
cial reference to the crippled and sick, will not
be neglected. Then 205 boxes were storked and
given away. This summer it is hoped to dis
tribute from one thousand to three thousand
boxes, stocked with popular, hardy plants.
During the last year the N>w-Tork branch dis
tributed 151,622 bunches of flowers in tenement
houses, etc. 13,250 bunches in hospitals, settle
ments, etc.. 521 potted plants. 1«3 glasses of
jelly. 20 bushels of vegetables, 20 barrels of
fruit, 2,<V>« bulb*. 250 packages of seeds, 260
rooted plants and 2S baskets of nature mate
rial to schools. The sum of 11,697 74 has been
received. There i.= a balance of $302 24 in the
treasury.
The annual election of officers resulted as fol
lows: Mr«. James Roosevelt, honorary presi
dent; Mr« Stewart, president; Mrs. Lev! P.
Morton, first vice-president: Mrs. John Bher
man Hoyt. second vice-president; Mrs K. Coles
ton Vi<-k. secretary, and Miss Anita Lawrence.
treasurer.
A number of settlement workers and others
testified to the pleasure and uplift that the
flowers bring into the homes of poverty aid suf
fering:.
WV^ilNjE-
GOOD CHEER.
Hare you nad a • 3r.«>s» shown—
Pass i: on.
"Ttra* not irtven for you alon»—
Pass It on.
Let !t travel down the year*.
Let It wtp« another's tears.
Till In heaven the deed arpeara.
Pass it on.
DAILY THOUGHT.
You vrill find as you look back upon your life
that the moments that stand out. the moments
when you have really lived, are the momenta
when you have done things In the spirit of lov*
— (Henry Drummond.
SPECIAL. CHEER.
Mrs 8.. of sth-av«\. has sent $10 for the Ohio
invalid. The amount received so far Is $17. !V0.
It requires only $25 to place this helpless wo:r.aii
in a home for life. "A well wlpher" In Manhat
tan has contributed $5 to the coal fuiid, and
Anr.le C Barley, of Maine, $1 for expressage.
ANOTHER MEMORIAL TEXT.
The United Branch, of Brooklyn. Mrs. Jose
phine Robinson, president, has contributed $35
for a. tent to be sent to the Sunshine Home for
OonßumptU-es In Florida, In loving memory of
William Floyd, of Brooklyn.
This branch Is always constant in well doing.
It not only enjoys an enviable record In Its
local Sunshine work, but Is ever mindful of the
larger needs of the T. S. S. It Is the desire of
the members of this bi^anch to have the tent
marked "United Branch, T. S. 8.," and have It
occupied by some one of limited means In whom
they may take a personal Interest— writing let
ters and "passing on," from time to time, vari
ous f.jrms of sunshine to cheer and entertain
the invalid.
Dr. Ennis writes that the great need of the
present moment is tents. Is there not some
other branch or individual member willing to
confer a similar boon on some unfortunate one
who is not able to provide a tent?
COAL FUND.
The severe weather of last week brought dis
tress to many families in whom the Tribune
Sunshine Society Is Interested, and money was
distributed to give warmth and comfort to them.
Among the recipients were bedridden Invalids
wheel chair invalids, hard working widows with
large families, and families where the fathers
were out of work.
A WARM RAY
Mrs. Crewdeon. an invalid member, at Illinois,
•writes of th* pleasure and comfort derived from
the warm knitted Jacket sent to her through the
office, and says: "I hope all the poor 'shut-ins"
have received an equally warm ray of sunshine
for these cold days. I am Interested in a young
girl of eight years whip lias been to school
but a few weeks in h< r life, as the parents have
a large family, and are too poor to provide warm
clothing so she can attend school. She Is a
lonely child, and so brieht that my heart achos
for her. I wish I could help her to good shoes.
a coat, dress, etc.. so she might go to school. I
must close with a h<*art full of thanks for kind
thought of me this bitter weather."
CONTRIBUTIONS.
Two large boxes filled -with new hats and
feathers have com© from Cornwall, X. V.; bound
books, from Miss Bessie Pink, of Brooklyn;
reading matter and scrap pictures from Mrs.
Charles E. Grant, of PlalnfleJd. X. J ; new quilt
pieces, from A. G.; pictures from Mrs B. A.
Berry; a pretty flannelette wrapper for baby,
from Miss H. B. Claflin; coats and wrapper
from Mrs. Seymour; valentines from "Rose
mary"; bound books for Sunshine library from
E. M L.; old linen for canon patient, without a
name; an express box of clothing, hats, feathers,
ribbons, etc., from Mrs. Surburg. of New-Jersey.
ST. VALENTINE CARD PARTY OF D. R.
Continental Chapter of the Daughters of
th« Revolution gave a subscription Valentine
euchre at the homo of Mrs. George Hanford,
No. 116 West 136th-st . yesterday afternoon.
This chapter is Riving a series of card parties
the object of which is to raise money for a
memorial gateway to be erected at Harvard Col
lege In place of the historic elm und*r which
Washington took command of the American
army
The »cur« cards and prizes were in designs
appropriate to Ft, Valentine's Day. The officers
of the chapter present -w»re Mines. B. A. Gold
schmidt, vlee-regent; R. T. Marsh, secretary; A.
O. W.seng. treasurer; A. D Binpham. George
Hanford. William Vine. Robert Mitchell. Will
iam Mitche'l. Btecel Chase. Hogue, Sharp ana
the Misses Ruth Cole and Hanford.
■" •
WANTS BRIDGE TOLLS ABOLISHED.
Brough Prpfldent Ahearn of Manhattan intro
duced a resolution at th« meeting of the Board of
Aldermen yesterday providing that the board au
thedM the Department of Bridges totally to abol
ish tolls after April 30 for all classes of vehicles.
except street on both the Willlamsburg and
Brooklyn bridges. Be spoke- briefly on the resolu
tion, - 'tng that he believed it time 111 the Interests
*y*fl—m n>en f l ]-e c»* to «ake off tons, No
mention »v mad* of th * amount Uii« will divert
larTa. Ity treasury, tut the sum is said to be
NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 15. ITXWV
"Ml' EESIST FRANCE."
Priest Say B, Catholics Would be Jus
tified in Resort to Arms.
Philadelphia. Feb. 14 (Special).— "When it shall be
come necessary for the Catholics of Franca to
resist the intrusions of the French government
upon their sanctuaries, even to civil war. they will
be sustained by the Catholics, priests and laity
of the entire world."
Father Thomas Swine Sherman, president of the
Catholic Trust Society and son of General Sher
man, made this assertion in an interview regard
ing the clash between church and state in France.
Father Sherman has visited many cities and dis
cussed the situation with many of the deepest
thinkers of the Catholic faith. It was soon after
a conference with Archbishop Ryan in this city
that Father Sherman expressed his views on the
French situation. -
'"Leadinff Catholics of the United States and other
great countries feel that the time has come when
the Catholics of France must resist the French
government, unless they wish to bear the stigma
of poltroors and cowards," he said. He continued:
The action of the Government agents in attempt
ing to break Into the tabernacle* is the frenzied
performance of infidels and atheists who are aiming
to destroy Christianity. Ii is a persecution of the
meanest and lowest type, worse than any inflicted
by the pagans of Rome. It is the extremity of
tyranny and sacrilege to break open these taber
nacle*, where. Catholics believe, the body of Ororl
is contained. It la equivalent to the action of the
Jews in crucifying Christ.
The whole difficulty began with the French Rev
olution, and the aggressive men behind that Revo
lution endeavored to destroy Christianity. The
revolutionists confiscated all the estates of the
Church— the accumulation of thousands of years.
They shot down priests like dogs by the hundred.
At Lyons they stood priests in a long row and
mowed them down with a elngle cannon ball to
save ammunition. In Brittany there is a pile of
the bones of three hundred priests. Mothers show
this heap of bones to their children to illustrate
how favorable the republic is to the Catholic re
ligion. This was told me by a priest of Brittany.
The man naturally hated republics, and did not
s«*> how I could be a republican.
Napoleon Bonaparte saw the folly of all this, and
he also saw that the state must have a religion.
He endeavored to restore religion, but In 60 doing
he strove to make the Catholic religion a slave ox
the state, Instead of a power in it. What is known
as the Concordat was made. This was an agree
ment between Napoleon and the Pope, pretending
to be a fair treaty, restoring to the Church all her
essential rights. The Church was rehabilitated In
France under the Concordat, and the French were
grateful to Napoleon.
In the light of later events the Catholics of
France do not feel that the Church has had true
liberty under the Concordat. Under the terms of
this Instrument of state, the government kept to
Itself the right to name the bishops of the Church,
and, as might have been expected, the appoint
ments were not always made for the best interests
of the Church, but. instead were usually of such men
as best pleased the government. These officials
served the state, rather than the Church. This is
simply one of several abuses Introduced Into the
constitution of the Church in France.
In breaking the Concordat the French Republic
evidently claims to be owner of the churches in
some sense of the word. This contention the Cath
olic Church caii never admit. Therefore, she can
not admit the right of the government to treat the
churches and the- sacred Institutions within as if
they were Its property. The question of the own
ership of church property in France is admitted
by canonists to be involved in some obscurity. I
am fully persuaded that any degree of resistance
necessary to save the tabernacles from violence Is
Justifiable, even if the defenders are obliged to nave
recourse to extreme violence, or a civil war. Be
lieving that Christ la truly present in His holy
sacrament, we Catholics are the guardians of the
body of our Lord. It would be betraying a most
sacred trust not to be willing- to defend that holy
Presence, even at the risk of life. Of course, the
high authorities of the Church may not judge such
a course prudent in the facf» of a real persecution.
We do not know how far the French government
Is prepared to go in enforcing a law which violates
the mo sacred conviction? of the French people.
In case they send troops Into the churches, the
blessed sacrament will in all probability he moved
to more secret and private places, and there wor
shipped as in the days of the catacombs. The mere
thought of this, however, fills American Catholics
with dismay. They cannot understand how a re
public can forbid freedom of conscience and the
freedom of a public worship which necessarily goes
with such freedom of conscience in a country "where
the Catholic religion has been established time out
of mind.
MR. OLCOTTS DENIAL.
Mr. Fixcher-H Story of the
Portion Settlement Agrees with His.
Ex-Justice TV. M. K. Oleott and Carl Fischer-
Hansen. W. Gould Brokaw*a brother-in-law,
were the chief witnesses yesterday In the sup
plementary proceeding brought against Sirs.
Poillon by a 6th-ave. store on a judgment of ■
$800. Two photographers also helped to give
Mrs. Poillon an exciting day.
Mr. Oleott denied that his firm fßlack. r Olcott,
Gruber & Bonynge) had robbed Mrs. Poillon of
the cr Kter part of the ?20.000 W. Gould Brokaw
was Bald to have {riven her as an antidote for
her Injured feelingrs because of his alleged
breach of promise. Mr. Oleott. at the same time,
swore that the settlement wan made tot $17,500.
confirming the testimony of Mr. Fischer- Hajisen,
who preceded him on the stand. . The photogra
phers came to grief physically at the hands of
Mrs. Poillon and her sister In City Hail Park,
•while nearly a thousand persons looked on. The
women smashed the cameras and struck the
photographers several vicious blows on the face
and neck, then pushed their way through the
crowd to a Broadway car.
Mr. Fischer- Hansen said that he got $2,500
from Mrs. Poillon's counsel, though he was
counsel for Mr. Brokaw. The money was to
cover certain debts of Mrs. Polllon ard. accord
ing to the testimony of Mr. Olcott and Mr.. .
Hansen. was mutually agreed upon when the
settlement was made. Mr. Fischer-Hansen said
that Mr. Olcott had first demanded $30,000. then I
gradually came down to $17,500.
"As a result of this settlement," he said. "Mr.
Brokaw and I don't speak. He would never
have paid five cents to settle."
ililton H. Goldsmith, counsel for the Judg
ment creditor, examined Mr. Olcott, who said
his firm got $7,500 in fee.« out of the $17,500 and
the surplus went to Mrs. Polllon and Mr. Han
sen. He exhibited a schedule of funds advanced
by the linn to Mrs. Poillon before the settle
ment, dating from May 25. 1905, to June 14. and
amounting to $2,910 M.
'•On September 27." he testified, "we gave
Charlotte Polllon a check for $2,370 42, the final
settlement. The check was sent to the Fifth
Avenue Hotel and the release signed. One of :
our clerks, a notary, took the check to the hotel.
The final receipts were never signed In our
office. Mrs. Poillon wanted me to cut the fee
in two, but I told her we had worked a year
and a half on her case and she should stand
by her contract. Our fee was $7,500."
'"Have you $375 of Mrs. Poillon's:?" he was
asked.
.V. sir. that Is not true; wo have not one
penny."
"During a year and a half Mrs. Poillon was ;
struggling very hard to get a living and ore '
helped her. She was thrown out of two posi
tions by the Brokaw Interests and I advised her
to go to another city. She went to Philadelphia. I
She and her sister lived modestly all the time j
and I never believed the traducing statements j
made against her. I never served a client with
more interest In my life."
SCANNELL AND MARKS GO FREE.
Upon motion of District Attorney Jerome. Judge
McMahon, In Part I of General Sessions, yesterday
discharged the £.500 ball each In which ex-Fire
Commissioner John J. Seannell and William I*
Marks -were held on Indictments for conspiracy and
misdemeanor found against them on November .2.
ML Seannell was charted with conspiracy with
Marks to award contracts for fire department sup
plies to firms which Marks represented.
In his recommendation for the discharge of bail
apainst Seannell and Marks Mr. Jerome said;
Thf-s« rase* have been the subject of careful in
veMifiation. Independently, hy Assistant District
Attorneys Rand and Train. Each reached the con
elusion that a conviction could not be had unnn
the .m<iri<- available to th* people After nrr
eonal examination I am satisfied that their can
elusion is correct. I recommend that Li each ca«»
the defendant b« discharged on his own reco| ?
MR. CARNEGIE OFFERS COLGATE $20,003 !
Hamilton. N. T.. Feb. H.-President MorriJl of •
rotate University has received ■ communication !
from Andrew Carnegie in which Mr. trues* i
offer* to give the university CO.OOO for nlar«ln« ha S
rh^mli'al inboratorie^ on Vondttion that ail^ni
versity raises a eimilar sum. Ula unl "
& flftomafr fbnt
Two Weeks of the Sale Are Gone
Splendid FURNITURE Still Here
Furniture that will delight the housekeeper and her guests. Furniture that will always be i ' • -•- poj.
sess. Furniture with character, beauty and durability — still broad variety to select from; and, <->n the average,
Worth a Half More Than the February Prices
Some at half price; some reduced a third; some only a quarter under-price — but a positive and dtcisirt s av:ng >|
every piece in the Sale — and worthy furniture always.
REMEMBER that if you are not ready to receive the furniture now, we will arrange to deliver i* iter oafe j
the Spring — and you enjoy the enormous price-saving just the same.
Here are items in good supply — splendid values, every one :
Dressers
At $9, from $12— Golden oak
At $14. from $17 — Bird's-eye maple
At $16, from $19 — Mahogany
At $18, from $22— Golden oak
At $19, from $24 — Golden oak
At $20, from $25 — Mahogany
At $22, from Golden oak
At $23, from $27 — Bird's-eye maple
At $24, from — Golden oak
At $25, from $31 — Mahogany
At $26. from $23 — Curly birch
At $26, from $32— Curly birch
At $26, from $35 — Mahogany
At $30, from $40 — Golden oak
At $30 ; from $37.50 — Bird's-eye maple
At $35, from $50 — Mahogany
At $40, from $53 — Mahogany
At $48. from $58 — Tuna mahogany
Chiffonniers
At $9. from $12 — Mahogany
At $15, from $20 — Bird's-eye maple
At $17. from $22 — Golden oak
At $17.50, from $26 — Mahogany
At $18. from $27 — Golden oak
At $18.50. from $23 — Bird's-eye maple
" At $20, from $30 — Golden oak
At $20, from $28 — Golden oak
At $21. from $32 — Bird's-eye maple
At $23. from $32 Golden oak
At $22, from $32 Bird's-eye maple
At $24. from $32 — Mahogany
At $25.50, from $36 — Mahogany
At $23, from — Curly birch
At $25. from $30 — Mahogany
At $30. from $40 — Bird's-eye maple
At $35. from — Tuna mahogany
At $3.",. from $4S Mahogany
At $32, from $45 — Golden oak *
Fourth floor.
The New SPRING SUITS
Are Here in Wonderful Variety
Since the fir«=t day of the month, the stream of new suits
has been continuous. Today we are showing such an as
semblage of women's apparel as has probably never been
equaled befo r e in quantity and quality, previous to the
middle of March. Never before have styles been so beauti
ful as they are this season. Hundreds of dainty new Shirt
waist Suits are shown ; made of linens, lawns, batistes, per
cales, chambrays and embroidered fabrics. Prices, $4504 50 to
$27. =0.
Pretty Linen Eton Suits, attractively embroidered, at
Sio to $12. Other Linen Suits at prices up to $65.
Dainty Dresses of silk
mull. orgrandy and net.
at li: to $50.
On« of the daintiest
dresses we have ever
ehown at the price la
made of soft, dainty
I colored mull, 'with a
pretty lace yoke. Both
waist and skirt finished
with lace Insertion. $12.
"9l Eton Suits of fine
grade worsteds; the
double-breasted Eton
Jackets being finished
with inlaid collar of
moire silk and braid.
Elbow sleeves attrac
tively finished with
straps and buttons. New
ror c d and circular
skirts. Style shown in
the picture. Price, $:0.
Suits of fine chiffon
broadcloth with fitted
Eton Jacket beautifully
tailored. with elbow
sleeves and a pretty vest
effect. Circular skirt
finished with scalloped
yoke forming plaited
panel in back and front.
Price, $33. -
Sin back and front.
Other styles In new
Spring Suits at $15 to
$83. •
Second floor, Broadway.
The $20 Eton Suit.
Beautiful Lace Coats
From Abroad
'T'- - • ■ ■ orted Lace Coa f > now
■*• on display .is the finest we have ever prcscni
at 1 ■ are they more beautiful than
; those we '... vn before, but they have arrived
s< ireral weeks earlier than foreign garments have c
in the past. All of these coats were made to oar on
and arc composed oi hand-wrought lace, repre!
; ihe best fort-inn needle-work. The si - \ •
jned by th< - v - watmakers. Each one
them is distinctly different from the others, and there
are no duplicates in this country.
Prices range from $75 to $225.
On display bi tb« -:'->re. Second fl'»«->r.
Automobile Hats from London
Women's English motoring hats— rough tw
checked n light or dark, all very "nobby"'
a well-known English maker.
Some of the crowns arc stiff and broad; very
fetching, have failed soft crown- farn
c' Shai
Stitched bri • ._ c nn tsa ts
that tit tb< • rtably, stay on w
and becoming.
$5 Bits at $2.50 $6 Hah at S3
MBlinen . |
Delightful Negligees
The luxury of a fine, soft nejlipe-. flow!nsr. becoming f<"-ilnln
—ther* dvi was a woman who Cld n.^t desire" it ' " " "
Beauty and ease fi.r the rest-tlmcs; beauty and *>as* for house
hold tasks.
in ?P le 4 Light P.'e Pretentious
Elaborate Heavy Dark Inexpensive
The fullest and loveliest collection:
Of < r«pe d< Chin? or China
Silk, elaborately trimmed with
lace, insertions. shirring of ac
cordion - plaitlns. Or kimono
style, with yoke of sJUrrlr.K. or
trimmed with bonier of Persian
silk. At 35 to $56.
Of Albatross, in plain colors,
with large fancy collar; or
kimono style. ' trimmed with
fancy braid, lace and insertions, -
Formerly A. T. Stewart T/^ILJKT TIT" aXT a tVTTTZZ^
& Co. JUnl\ WANA MA KFT? B ™***y. Fourth Avenue,
— il L V^^^^li\-Ci\ Xintb aDd Teatb streets.
Store Closes at
5:31 P. M.
Extension Tables
At 19, from — Golden oak. 6 ft.
At $12, from $17 Weathered oak. 6 ft
At $13. from $18 Golden oak. 6 ft.
At $13. from $17 — Golden oak. 6 ft.
At $14, from $1S — Weathered oak. 8 ft.
At $15, from $20 — Weathered oak. • ft.
At $16. from $20 — Weathered oak, i ft.
At $16, from $26 — Mahogany. 8 ft.
At $20, from $28 Weathered oak. « ft.
At $20, from $2S — Golden oak, « ft.
At *-'". from $30 — Mahogany, •> ft.
At $21. from $27 — Golden oak. 6 ft.
At $25. from — Golden oak. * ft.
At $25. from $35 — Golden oak. « ft.
At $35. from $45— Mahogany. •> ft.
At $45. from $35 — Mahogany. 8 ft.
At $45. from $58 — Mahogany, 10 ft.
At $60, from $75 Golden oak. 15 ft.
At $30, from — Mahogany. 10 ft.
Sideboards and Buffets
At $13.50, from $1S — Golden oak
At $24. from — Golden oak
At $22, from Golden oak
At $25. from $35 — Mahogany
At $40, from $So Mahogany
At $38, from $50 Mahogany
At $38. from $s? Mahogany
At $40. from $48 — Golden oak
At $40. from $80 — Mahogany
At $43. from $55 — Golden oak
At $4«. from $5S — Mahogany
At $43. from $60 — Golden oak
At $78. from $35 — Mahogany
At $10<\ from — Mahogany
At $10 . from — Mahogany
At $200, from $255— Mahogany
or accordion-plaiting. At $:,
Of t'otton Crepe Cloth. In solid
colors or fancy figures, trimmed
with border of plain or Persian
silk. At $1.75 to 14.50.
Of Import -d Terry cloth, with
or without hood and i i!*». in
fancy plaids. Rtripea and figures
At $4.60 to J6.T5.
Second Boor. Fourth avenue
jk>Jjtolßolfcftat
Toilet Tables
At 112. from $13 — Curly birch
At $12.50. from Golden oak
At $12.50. from $19— Curly birch
At {13.50, from |20 — Curly blroh
At $16. from — Golden oak
At $14, from $18— Mahogany
At $15. from $23 — Curly birch
At $15. from $28 — Curly birch
At 120. from $29 — Bird'a-eye mapl«
At $20, from $23 — Mahogany
At $20. from — Tuna mahogany
At $30. from $43— Mahogany
At 535. from $45— Walnut
At $40, from $55— Mapl*
in /** 4 Closets
\jflltia \*LOSCZS
At $13.50. from — Golden oak *
At $18. from $25 — Weathered oak
At $20. from — Weathered oak
At $30. from $40 — Mahogany
At $42, from $4« — Mahogany
At $80, from $77.50 Mahogany
At $60. from $35— Mahogany
At $35. from $125— Mahogany
At $35. from $150 — Golden oak
At $100. from $130 Mahogany
At $160, from $240 Mahogany
Bookcases
At $7.50, from — Golden oak
At $18. from $20 — Golden oak
At $18. from $24— Mahogany
At $25, from $33 — Mahogany
At $22. from $28 — Weathered oak
At $22. from $30 — Golden oak
At $30. from $40 Golden oak
At $35. from $45 — Weathered oak
At $40, from $53— Golden oak
At $42. from $57 — Mahogany
At $45, from $<>') — Mahogany
At $55, from $73 — Golden oak
At $55, from $110 — Golden oak
At $65, from $35 — Mahogany
At $160. from $215— Golden oak
This Grace Is Achieved
By LILLIAN CORSETS
Over a perfectly-fitting corset, |j n a a
thing of grace and beauty. Otherwise — ieridedlv not.
This season's exacting, c!cse-nr i test
and the triumph of Lillian cornets — imported, exclusive
unequaled.
They give- ma Utis,
long:, willowy lines, with
trim. rounded waist,
curved hips and hl«;h
bust — desired con
tour—as no other cor
sets can possibly do.
The beet Judg«3 la
Parts say so. Our ex
perts say so. And New
York's most fastidious
women a«*ree with th»
vedlct.
The model here plot
ured:
At $12.50 — A marvel
ously graceful model f or
•well-developed forma;
hl*h above the "waist
line and lons In th«
skirt; beautifully
trimmed with lace and
ribbon; supporters in
front and at sMas. Com
fortable and most
shapelr.
Other model* In the
new figure:
At 59.50 — Far tall,
slender figures. The
•waist gives a very round
and small appearance,
and a beautiful curved
effect at back; of Im
ported batiste.
At $15 — For the figure
of average plumpness.
Defines th» best lines,
gives slender effect with
"well-marked waist-line.
Expert fitters in at
tendance.
Second floor. Tenth
street.
The Elegance and Prestige
Of Fine ORIENTAL RUGS
Haven't you ever observed the air of refinement and luxury *■*
Is associated with the home possessing a real fir.9 specimen of Ori
ental floor covering:? How that masniScent piece or Eastern task
work in rag form seems to blend so -well with the other objects at
art— bric-a-brac and paintings— ln the drawine-room? Ju*t so
these.
The handsome collection of Oriental Rugs, told -i In detail fcelo^.
represents a proup of rare pieces that will bring 1 deUsr.l to th»
mmmimmr, and to all -who love the unordlnary and beautiful. I*
is .■- UXUSUAX. collection. Every rag offered "is a genuine ple«.
and was carefully selected by our expert. These rich, elegant 3l«»»»
are well worth seeing, at least. In detail:
Afghan Rujs
A few really old pieces. Beau
tiful silky rugs — above the
average in size, approximating
ftxlS feet. Prices from $<*<5, up
to ?•_'">»>.
Soumac Rugs
Fine, old grades. A unique as
sortment of sizes — approximating
!>xl> t •-. «>xlO feet. 9xll feet.
'.bell' feet. ]«>xlA feet, 10x11 feet
ar.ri V>\\- feet. Prices from $1-5,
up to .?2i»».
The foregoirs sizes In both
Afghan and Soumac Ruifs are de
fidedly unusual, and probably
cannot be matched elsewhere In
New York.
Good NOVELS—
30c Each : Publisher's Price, $1.50
Excellent fiction by American writers of prominence-
Julian Ralph. James Creelman, Clara Morris Rupert
1 lughcs, and others whose work you may or may not knovr.
Novels — good novels — for every bent of mind. Found
ed on love, adventure, wars, history, Bible stories, the stage,
and politics.
Illustrated— some in colors. Many by famous artists.
The publishers meant them to sell at $i ;o. But we
price them thus today— 30c a volume. A partial list:
r.oreti. A «t»rT of Th«r»m«H» By
Oh»ri.-« Kflary G&tuea. Ph. D. HJu«-
A MHM of th* ntUa. By Mr%
Burton ll»ru»on. lUu»tr«t»d
St-M^ IMi VVUhla. a Nbw Thou«ht
Goravan Rugs
The equal of this assortasnt
cannot be four. ; outside of this
store. The approximaia rasgao*
sizes la from I _ to 2«> feet t»
length, and from «> to 14 feet to
width. Prices from $175. up »
SSOO.
Mosul Rugs
A soft, thick ciuanty. M^t!y la
small and medium size*. AH
Cradea. Prires. $14 to $25. Other
pieces. $50 ta $13U
Gunner*; fln«» selected places.
Some matched pairs. All •■•
values— .<sO to $150.
Third floor.
Th* WkMwM By *«ip*rt HW»f
J. Drvlla— r.o-.-. By ChurchtU VP'i'
l*.n»
Whra th» l_«nj «m Xoaa*. ST
t*faj»ttw W.-Lj»w!« lllu»tr«t»d.
JMctMnl. My L&farett* HcU«» *•"
lttstrat»U br l.in*--:-.
KiOr Ulood. Py James Csr«^i34a.
l:hi-:u:rt
Susr» t oafldetK-e*. By C«r» Morn*
I!!u;itr«t«<1. __
lUiad lowdrrt of th* BUnd. BT
Jtrnw X Corlt». M- D.
Ulrhnni li»nl.in. ' flr a !«••»•»
BJ»clc. Iltu«tratecl- _
Jnecvrnattt. * YclM Ml ■
O*orc« O»ry Kcsteston »n<J I*o«ot««
Marbours. Ea>>fc Ss^>r«. '!»•«.

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