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Sunday, August 13, 1916.
This depflrtmcnt haa entered the second stage of eervice to
Tribune readers. Primarily it was intended merely to separale
the sheep of advertising from the goats?and hang a bell on the
goats. But now it goes beyond mere identification. lt embraces
? human nature study of both sheep and goats. You are invited
to as.Ut. For every letler printed in this department descnb
ing eaperiences?pleasant or unpieasant?with advertisera of
merchandise, excepting only patent medicinea, The Tribune will
?end $2.00, payable in any merchandise of any Tribune adver?
tiser. For the most important letter each month a special priao
of $50.00, payable similarly, will be awarded. Name printed or
withheld?as you prefer, but must be signed or we will not know
where to send the priae order. Address: The Ad-Visor, Tho
Tribune, New York._
On Raturdav. Julv 9, a man called at the office where I SB ?
ployed ar.d said" that BS repreaented the General Federation ^M?????"?
Comparv. 409 Pearl Street. He said that h.s company has in under
.Unding with th* Every Week Magaz.ne. The pr.ee, 50eeataforOBS
vear. I fell for it and waited. When it did not come I got ta touch
with the manager of the Every Week Magazine. ar,d* ?V?^. wlrk
ariy one is duped in the.r name It Is the policy of the Every Wert
azine to make good their loss. This certainly BBOWS ^* J*f~
, is more than fair. They not only protect their good name,Jbut
y do business in nccordanco with Thr? Ad-^sor s
larris. ' _ ..
fnr this vounp man. He's a busy person BBd ho s left a trail
0f ra.- *rs, hopefully waitinf for the General Federation Maga?
zine. Every Week or Harper's Barar vr the Saturday Evening Poa?, nol
to mcBtion a Waterman Fountain IVn?all for 60c.
Curious, how he got his cradantiala. In May. when the \\omens
Clubs were in eonvention here, there was B Fashion .show at Madison
Square Garden and the General Federation Magazine had a booth. Ihe
.how wasr't successful and the magazine took its demonstrator away. But
its display had Ul be left until the show was over.
Later, when the magazine sent for its bclongings, the booth had been
cleaned up and there was no trace of what had been in it
But shortlv traers hogan to BDpear in the form of complalnts from
people who wanted the map-azines for which they had paid. Receipts wero
shown indieating that a man signing himself Roberts had been taking or?
ders with subscription books removed from the booth. Two receipts, No.
21,76. and No, 21,801, show that he had used up one book and start*
10 ..verv Week'. position has been exceptionally fine. It has consistently
made goo'd for something in which it had no hand whatever. rather than
have its reputatiOB even remotely questioned. A man who applied for a
job as a solkitor for Every Weak is under suspicion and the poliee have
a good SescriptiOB of him. furnished chiefly from men I hat shope.
Tho General Federatioa Magazine stands ready to send its publication
to defrauded persons, but the limited _cope of this magazine makas it not
bo broadly attractive (to hat salesmen, for instance!) as was such bait as
tU this .mooth-spoken young man calls and asks you to frubscribe, hanjr
on to him and 'phone the police.
Sneaking of guarantee? of one kind and another, I inclose for
perusaT clipping from "Physlcal Culture." which aecompanied. an
article on eerUin spnghtly sBorclsss to be perfonaed with the aaaiat
arce of the unassuming and more or Ies, famili.rb.th towel I believe
that vou will think it at least unique. ?.t *i LA TOI KETT
The man who wrote the "guarantee" has a better rense of humor than
a sense of fairness.
If vou are reallv intent upon achleving health, you will begin to
morrow morning in'this home gymnasium. If you do not. M Will
have no excuse except laziness. Whether you have a shower bath, a
lh or only a bowl of water, the means are equally within your
vou like, Phvsical Culture will give you a written certificate
ntceinc, under'a psaalty of one hundred dollars, that lf you will
? this exercise. conscientiously, for twenty minutes every day
for ? ve vrars. you will add five years to your life.
A dissatisfted customer under this guarantee is a dead customer.
Who'i to iudge when his five years of extra living begin and end. Can
he come back from the grave to get his refund or can his executors ar
range it?
I am glad to see Altman's advertising back again. It shows ? broad
OB the part of the management, because you certainly were
pretty ahrupt ir. vour own handling of the original complaint.
1'iuri'ig the rush of ( hristBUU I bought a pair of glove stretchers
at Altman's When I reached home I found a very .light imperfection.
ey were for a I-ft, 1 returned them. The little salesgirl d'dn t like
lea because she had to hunt among a lot of others to get what I
: The floor-walker, however. said: "Of course, you are perfect
|\ right, nnd we are going to satisfy." _
I think Altman's return to The Tribune will be orofitable to two fine
institutions-Altman's and The Tribune. G. W. 13.
Altman's return is profit able to our readers and to us. Ohvimisly it
is profitable to Altman's or thc return would not have occurred. But the
noat profital le feature of thc incident for all concerned is that it ompha
sisas again the principle that an advertiser". appiarance in Tho Tribune
doos not grant him immunity from criticism. A guarantae to readers pre
cludes sanctuary to advon
This ic certainly the age of marvels. Mir.cles arc fast crowding
bld-faahioned ei to the diacard. Oc? may sooa expect to
hw without the hothersome method of eating to uve, and it will be
small wonder if a soup landwich does not put one of roest beef in
,'ord of past performaneea. Why dine out. or why employ a cook
erving maid In the home, when. . ccording to tne latcst uncensored
advertising, we are told that Badweiasr ii "Liquid Brt
Nothing More Nothing Le?s". Truly, it's wonderful. And Americans,
., told in ? riginal nothing more and nothing less re
? nic ndrertisement, haxs glohe-trotted with the Prager Hop
,1 Bread Nothing More -Nothing L* ar.d enjoyed
.vich. Perhaps thev are strictly correct m .flying It Ifl
"alwavs ifl a clas., bv itself." Miraclss generally are in a class quite
?rt t'rom the good old-fashioned ldeas of our forebears
ind yeas! iato breiul. I'-aikly, I see no rea
Liqnid Bread" il not s first class, modern, up-to-date miracle,
truly in a , by itself.
I am inclosing thfl Budweifler offermg, that you, too, Mr. Ad \ isor,
rrr.y read. I note thnt the bottle of liquid bread pieturod in the adver?
tisement is uncorked. Te that particular bottle of advanced ideas in
ad making 1 sm liftingmiy new straw Mlf. ._,.?_?_?
Think what a novel effect night have been seeured if the chorus in
"Heidelberg" sang, ehewing bread crumbs! Or. why don't tho Budweisar
people attach a pat of buttcr to each bottle of thoir liquid bread in order
that the ration may be complctely halanced? And use individual sprcaders
instead oi bottle openers.
Such conrtcous treatment was shown me ye-terday at I.ord r. T.ry
thal 1 want tO tell others of it. I was lunching there, an.l left my
liflcevoring my loss antll an hour after
I returned st once for them. an,!. nnding they had
not been sent in at the/'I.ost and Fouri i" desk. I wer.t up to the res
int Although it was a natter entirely of my own fault. 1 was
iv attention. It was at the rush hour. and many peoplfl were
waiting st the entranee, but I was Immediately allowed to pass. The
head waiter was deeply intereated and politels roqueated the occupants
Bt my table to mo\e BO thal thfl floor beneath eould be searched. The
waiter who had Berred m< wafl nummoned, bul no one eould recall havng
s.en them. There WOfl nol the llightesl trace of impatience or annoy
03S00 CB the part of those b'.isy waiters, and I wns politely given a seat
While further search was iastltatsd. It was finally decided that the
B-Iassei had been earried away with the table linen, and woro was sent
laundry to make a tho-ough ecarch. They SSSBrsd me that I
BOt wait, but that if I WOBld ISBVi my name and address the
. - if found, would be immediately forwnrded. This morning they
arrived promptly by messenger, very earefally wrapped *?d ln perfoet
condition. , ,8. D. MAKVIN.
IVople can see when they are being treated well, whether their plasses
are on or off.
Recently in this rolumn was published a lotter which objected to "the
claque and clamor of eoncerns whose loudest arpum.'tit is a 'guarantee.
They do not _____ to s.c," continued this correspondent, "that the very
offer of a 'gtiarmn.ee' li ? eonfeasion that thoir namee and reputations are
not sufficioiit alone to securo the buyer's contidciuo."
Apropos of which comes this communication:
I ai u* seasid-I for a moment the reputable merrhandising coneern.
The guarantee of thi R< g* tt Peol Company of "Money refunded at any
time if the purchaaor is d" doea not, in the slightest. appeal to
me BS "a eonfsssion that their name and reputation are not suffleient
alone to BCCBI- the bu\. r' cont'xieiice," nor can l believe that any one
red with a great confidence in any company of hkc
Btabillty that fldvancefl such a guarantee.
(j eertaialy true that thfl method of giving a guarantee has
mueh to do with the reiep'ior. it meets. There is to me no "claque and
clamor" in the Koger* I'eet advertisement of guarantee, nor in the ad
rertiseBMBt of guarantee of numerous other reputable and up-to-date
1 thoroughly agree that "the only valuable guarantee is the one
that is adsglly onneCSIsBiy," but would like to add "so far as the
guarantor is concerned " Satisfaction is u very undependabie cemmodity
and many repu'ahle merchandisers do not care to bind themselves to a
aaiversal satisfaction or reimhutasaseBt of their eastom-rs. since they
must laevitahll meet many an unreasor.able person whom it is practi
eally ImpO-aibi* to Batiflfy. Therefore, when a merchant guaruntees
nie satisfaction or money returned I feel that ho must huvo confi
di nce m thc greater part ef the public; almost involuntanly 1 range
myself OB the side '" thofli "urehasers who will play the guarantee game
..?!-., I feel OB Ibi ? 'eem for the merchant and a frtedom in
buying iron. hia -t?T* that I do not feel Ifl houses v.hu >lo not nirike so
mueh, by bb advertiaed gnsraatse. ol traal m tha public. <;. P. L.
The more the storokecper shows that he trusts the public tho laes
trouble hc has with dissatisfaction. It's plain human nature to try to live
up to a good opinion which nome one has of us.
(The next Ad-Visor uiU appear Tuesday, Augxut 15.) ._ _
Senator Wicks Will Sum
mon Offending Dealer
Before His Committee.
Dairymen Should Get More for
Product, His Tour of
State Shows'.
IH- T-'.-rraph to Tli? TrlMi'-l
Albany, Auc. 11 The Wicks inve*tl
gating committee will not countcnance
any attempt by New York City milk
dealers to booft prices. According to
Senator Wicks, head of the committee,
person* or concern* makinj- *uch an
effort will bo summoned before the
committee aad asked to explain.
While thi- committee, after travcl
Hng "Vi r aixtacn counties of the state,
believaa thal 'he dairymen shmild re?
ceive an incnv.-e in prices. it hold"
the middleman is getting infflcient
"The evidenre so far presentcd the
enmm: I Sonator Wicks to-da\,
a>l no r.:;son why prices shou.d
be advanced to consumers at this time.
Any dealer takinj- advantage of the sit
: uation to make an immediate advance
, is taking unwarranted action and one
' that cannot* be satisfactorily explained
! from eaisting contracts wiajS producer?.
Price Jurnps Will Be Fought.
"Any 8uch effort at this time will be
| followed by as prompt an investigation
as the committee can make. As to what
may be the tinal result in the distri?
bution of the apparently needed ad?
vance to the producer and as to how
this shall be distributed between con
sumer and the distributer the com?
mittee is unable to .say until the in?
quiry shall include transportation ani
distribution problems."
The committe-e has uneartned manv
proofs of method* employed. While it
l poi ? ible to remedy market condi?
tions by cooperation of farmers in some
' communities, the committee has learn
? ed that such cooperated plants have
', heen in many instances subjected to a
Evidence has been obtained which
shows that station* run on the co
'? operative plan are eliminatcd by quiet
| ]> picking u|) akaraa until control is
had, or by rairing prices in the ncif-h
j borhood to a tij-ure whirh the co
i operative station cannot meet.
The coiimitt"ce has found no evidence
I of actual active competition in the pur
) chase of milk. There has been a sor?
1 of understanding to keep off the other
! fcllow's territory and to stand togeth
' er in making one price to the farmer.
Cream Skimmcd Off.
In three cases brought to light last
week H WBS admitted that cream had
: been -kimmed from milk later sold in
New York City. Milk received at the
station is held over a day in the coolei,
; and the cn am is skimmed the next
: morning. Enough is left so that tha
rnilk will still pass the lei*al test.
When cream sells at close to $15 a
i can it can be Mia that a can or so will
meet the cost of a fartory's operation
! four hours. The milk is shipped to
Sam York as "whole milk." This trick
| is prectised in some of the pmaller
I plants, not in the larger ones.
The committee has heard no rire-t
! threats af a strike if next month'i
contracts are at a highoi -igurc. From
the attendar.ee at heaiiagl 80 far it is
cvident that the farmers BM up in
arms over present prieea, dcclaring
that they cannot make a livil g.
Swann Studying 1910
Milk Trust Activities
D triel Attorney Swann began delv
ing into the milk situation yesterday hy
studying tbe sltaation in 1910, which
?'?d in the indictment of eight offi
,. ? , ?? Conaolidatad Milk ?.\
1 chanj-e, in Harn-on S'reet, foi viola
t tion Bf the ftate arfti-trust act.
"N'o definita complaint has been re
! ceived yet," said John T. Dooling, As
sistant Diatrict Attorney, in charge of
the invaatigatioa, "We are prineipall]
i Intaraatad m linding out whether tha
] same method* of pr.ee tixinj* in vogue
j then are operative DOW,
The indictments were four.d in Feb?
ruary, 1910, soon after I?i.stnct. At
i torney Whitman took office. Late ia
l'.ii,. bail waa diachargad in each of thr
? cases, but the indictment- BM
: itUl pending.
Charges Thcatrical Manapcr Has
Appcalcd to U. S. Attorney.
Miss Fiorence C. Hurns. nineteen
, year- old, who, throutrh her mother,
Mrs. Mary I'.urns, is luing Paul Purand,
a thcatrical manager, fur |50,000, al
leging he attaeked her, told Justice
: Fineh yeaUraay of an effort mada b*f
j Durand to have her indicted by the
Federal grand jury on a charge of
? blackmaiL
Purand, who denied the charge made
| by Miss liurns, wh.ch was that ihe -1. 18
; drugged by drinking wiae before the
I alleged attack, obtained an order in the
: Supreme Court to cxamine the plaintiff
before trial.
On the application of Miss Burn*
this order was vacated yesterday by
? Justice Iftnch. The young woman said
I in her petition to have the examination
dUpensed Brith that such examination
: was nnther material nor necessary. and
that Purand hoped therehy to anl a
complaint which he had made to the
? I'nited StatCfl attorney.
Former Manaj-er of ('rolier Club
Willed Kntire Fstate to Friend.
Joseph L. Morton, former manager of
the liroher Club, who committed
suicide about a month ago, left his
entire estate to Ruth Shepard GranniSB,
whom he described in his will, filed
rdajr, as a friend. Morton. who
-was Boventy rcara old when hodied,left
.?? relatives. Me r.anied th,- Metro
?: l'r;~: ompany as executor of
..?!!. No petition was filed with
tho will, so that its value was not
? taiaable.
Mr Morton took hi* life hy inhalinj
gas at his home, at IM West Sevcnty
l.fth Street.
' Will Spend Three Weeks Here Kecuper
-*ting from lllness.
i'ari*, Au*. 12. Asabaaaadar Sharp
I loavea for Ancnrs Bfl the I
for a three weeks' vacation, of which
? ind* in nti ? his recent
illncss. H< doet.nl expect to take any
part in politics during hi* sojuurn n
the lr.ft.ed Sut?*s, though he will have
M-reral eonferoncoa with Proaidaat
Wilson -BBBCoraiag foreign affairs.
Bia daughter Margaret accompanie*
'him. _
Suit Shows William Wai
lace Snyder Had Trio
of Households.
Administerlng It, She Found No.
1 Wealthy, No 2 Work
ing Woman.
Through a suit filed In the Dudson
County Circuit Court by Mrs. "Sarah
Whitenack Snyder, of 127 Elm Avenue,
Mount Vernon, N. Y, against Mr*.
Lucinda Fabst Snyder, of 318 Seventh
Street, Harrison, N. J., it became known
yesterday that the late William Wal?
lace Snyder, wealthy real estate owner
and graduatc of New York 1'niversity,
who died in February, 1915, had three
wives, that he maintained three house?
holds within a radius of twenty-tive
miles and that each wife knew of the
existence of the other two.
A further remarkable circumstance
in the case is that investigation ehowed
the neighbor* in all three insUnces
were generally aware art the ?ituation.
Yet for eighteen years Snyder !ived
the life of an ordinary respectable ,
At the time of his death ln Mount
Vernon, where he lived two day* a
week with wife N'o. 3, obituanes ap
peared gimultaneously in the papers of
Newark and Mount Vernon. In one,
he was "survived by his wife,' who was
Miss Phoebe Baldwin. of Orange, N. J."
ln the Westchester paper the name of
the surviving wuiow was appropriate
to the neighborhood. From the New?
ark notice it was learned that Mrs.
Phoebe Baldwin Snyder, of 35 Maw
thorne Avenue. Eaat Orange, a sister
of Samaal to. Baldwin, treasurer of the
Mutual Benefit Life lnsurance Hom
pany, of Newark, was wife No. 1. No
mention was made of wife No. 2, ro
liding at Marnson.
Left All to Wife No. 3.
A will, offered for probate at White
Plain* hv wife No. 3, sUited that Sny- |
der married Miss Whitenack, at Buf?
falo, on March 9, IMi, By its terms,
a!l his property goes to wife No. 3.
Thus it came about that, in going over
Snvder's estate, hhe came upon a mem
Oiandun of hia property la Marnson.
Immediately she went to :;18 Seventh
Street and demanded that wife No. I
quit the prcmises. Mrs. Lucinda Pabst
Snyder, the occupant, who tirst met
Snyder in Trenton in 18h7, and lived
with him for twenty-nine years, ro
fu';rd to vacate the modest home that
she claims her husband built for her
with her aid when he was strugghng
to ?-et ahead.
Whereupon wife No. 3 brought suit
for the property, plus $o*.000 in rent,
which she claims us due since PJ10.
Wife No. 2 placed her easa in tho
hands of former Judge Thomas A.
Daris. From his summer home at
Alienhurst Mr. Datia said last r.ight
that he would offer as evidence in de
fenee of his client a bundle of letters
which Snyder had sent to her.
According to the records, Snyder
married Misa Ph-i-be Baldwin, at that
r:e of the belles of the Orange*.
in 187'". Me was the popular son of
John Snyder, onr of the wcalthicst men
in tba town, Me peaaaaaad a pleasing
personaHty and a lucratiTo law prac?
tice. In Bddition, his father had name.i
one of Oraago'i prottioat thorough
Wallace Street, after his son.
At her home, on Mawthorne Avenue, '
which is in an cxclusive residential
section. the first Mrs. Snyder yesterday
angrily refused to give any informa?
tion on the subject. It is understood
she is wealthy, and has no intention
of eiftering into a legal squabble for
her share of her hushand's estate.
Snyder's establishment at Mount
Vernon, which Ifl on Chester Mill, was
boarded up yesterday, and neighbors ?
said that Mrs. Snyder had gone to Bed
ford Hills, N. Y., for the summer.
Saved to Iftnld Houae.
In. a little three story frame house
in Marrison, however, a small, white
haii'd woman, with a gentle voice and
a careworn smile, told how she had
slaved for Snyder because she loved
Mrs. Lucinda Fabst Snyder is sixty- '?
one years old and spear , with a slight
(ierman accent. She came to this coun
trjf when a girl and met Snyder in
Trenton. At tha*. time he owned a fancy
goods store in Newark, with a branch
in Trenton.
Mra, Snyder was baking in her tidy
kitchen when tho reporter called. She
explained how her husband h.ul little
BlOney when she tirst met him and BaVW
they had worked to build the house. She
had BOrtad hrirks, tawod wood and
riddan errands on her bicvcle.
Mrs. Snyder iaid that she learned of
Wiffl No. I the tirst year he married
her. Previously she had known of
No. 1. Soon after his third marriage
Snyder brought this wife to Arlington.
At that tlme Wife No. 3 was livine;
within one mile of No. 2 and two mile*
of No. 1.
"1'eople ured to talk," said Mr*. Sny?
der, "but he used to laugh it off. He '
wa* pleasant and made friends so
Later Snyder moved to Irvington
with Wife NO. 2. There he built a
home for Sara Whitenack in her name.
Subl qaently, he trunsferred the house
to his own name and sold it.
Found a Will.
In a suit of clothes which Snyder
left at his Marrison home Mrs. Snyder
ba found a will. By the terms
of this instrument his entire estate
goes to hi* executor*, with instructions
to pay the sum of $50 per week to
Phcebe B. Snyder during her natural life
if she shall so long remain unmarned,
and to Sara P. Whitenack, daughter of
Aftfti i Whitenack, of Pleaaant Valley,
N. J.. the sum of $;>0 during her
n'atural life if she shall remain so long
unmarned." It also directs that any
income above $100 be tsaai to educate
his children Melen, borr. in Irvington
? ".'. and William Wallace, born in
Mount Vernon in 1901. No mention is
made of three other children subse
quently born. There Ifl a provi*'.<>ri ti
Bt a week for his brother, Colonel
Fdward IL Snyder, who resides in
Brooklyn and operate* a small real
I ? baainooa in Kast Orange.
In thi* will the two women are ex
ecutors and wife No. 2 i* not mentioned
at all. The case i* not due to come up
in court for a month.
Gen. Husted Bust for Peekskill
a bust of the late Goaoral Muste i i?
to be placed in Pepew Park. Peekskill.
Gifts of ****00 toward the cost of trU
pcjtstal and bust have alread/ been
mude, including J250 from ex-Senator
Chauncey M. Daptw. A committee ha*
been appointed to manage th* project, i
Being True to Promise*
I* a
Fourteenth Street
West of Fifth Avenue
Dry Goods
All Surplus and
Summer Stocks
Two Powerful Forces
Bringing Entire Store Into Action
Following wlth Hundreds of Other GREA T Values for MONDA Y and TUESDAY
Gift Blankets?Plain Blankets?Jacquard Robe Blankets ?
Porch, Camping and Cottage Blankets
Put this Sale beyond any attempt to compete with it. We are careful, fore
L? .1 h,V,er, , f 'anre rjuantitie, (alwavs for cash, and conscientious sellers,
^o" t ? U pay y.?u to Htock un for Fall at AuC?st Sale Pnees. These are unusual
You ?*Wi not be able to buy later at tfUM concess.ons.
1 - ,al Best Eiderd'n finish Jacquards
J-12.75 Oat i%%\ S3.it \
White and' 'nusual value... J
nd bind- | Plaids or floral d.sign*. best color
combinations dainty and practical
also wool mixed blankets white and
colors fancy borders MxM and 70x80
Pure Australian Wool?
Our reg. $14.98.
Also finest Fleeee Wools
fancy colors
Cal. Fleeee and Pure Wool?
Our reg. $7.98.
White, gcarlet, gray?Urtan and two
tone plaids?ribbon bindin?* -sizes for
all beds in the lot.
be.-t borders
for twin and full size beds.
} 5.95
; Wool Blankets?
were $4.49 and $5.98. .
j White and colors for
1 A ?*? *"f I size beds.
? aUractire Wool Nap "Blanketa?
plaids?many with wide silk bindings i Also Kiderdown hnish
sizes for al beds in the lot
Cal. and Ohlo Wool?
Our reg. $4.98 and $5.98.
} 3.45
or large
ReLable Grades Only This fact, coupled with our enormous ajiertm-iti,
accounts for supremacy of Hearn Sale*.
Qualitie* for every purpose Econornies for every par-e.
Musllns*? Diamond Mills Sheetings-.
Bleached and I'nbleached Muslins Well known for durabi'.ity?
- ,30-inch -worth .10. 04
Limit, 30 yds.
42-ineh Dwight Anchor Pillow
T'ibing .'? to 20 yds.
worth .22 yd.l*i
45-inch Pwight Anchor Pillow
Tubing 5 to 20 yds.?
worth .24 yd.16
Yard-wide Bleached extra *oft and
fine for I'nderwear, Sheets and
Pillow Cases -worth .UVi. 7%
Limit, 30 yds.
Na Mail -** TeIi.t>*ioT,e Or.l-n for Abora.
No Mail or Tr-lephon* Order* tor Abov*. Me**urem?nt* B*for* H-mmlaf.
Following W?ll-Known Branda at Sale Price*:?
Baby Blankets?
F. lerdown finish - j*
Our reg. .74.J
Single or by pair -white with pink or
blue hrrders; also all-overs, in pmk
and white or blue and white, in animal
and other designs.
All-Wool Blankets?
Our reg. $9.98 and $11.98... J
White, scarlet, and pretty plaid* dc
sirable tinish a?d bindings -full and
extra sizes.
Indian Design Blankets?
60x80 Our reg. $3.49.j
Best Fiderdown finish-variety of de
sipns and combinations.
Our reg. $2.49.
White, tan or gray; also pretty plaids.
AM Wool and Wool Mixed?
Our reg. $8.98.
White, colors and plaids, in best com?
binations for full or three-quarter
size beds.
1 6.95
Kiderdown finish Blankets?
Our rejr. 49 ct, each.J
All-ovor desif-ns pink nnd white and
blue and white -floral and animal
Heaw Cotton Fleeee?
Our reg. $1.39.
Full size -white, tan, gray, with pink
or blue borders.
Pillow Casea
42x36.! ral.
45x3*1. val.
50x3?*. ,
.20*. .Sale .lf val.
.22. .Sale .10 val.
.24..Sale .18 val.
.26..Sale .lil val.
_i Sale. 17
.26..Sale. 1O
.29..Sale *22
Dwight Anea**,
25... Sale. \H
.31...Sale .23
.62..Sale .4S val.
.69..Sale ..*?4 val.
.76..Sale .99 val.
.84. Sale .04 val.
.M.Sale .fi7
.82..Sale .0.*,
.96..Sale ,
.Sale .99 val. $1.02..Sale ..S1S
.79... Sale.M
.94... Sale .72
$1.12... Sale .83
Now, the third week of August -time to stop and think about tub dresses!
Must you have one or two more, to keep dainty these hot days? Then these
clearanca prices in'.crcst you.
Hemstitched Sheets end Pillow Cases?10 and 5 cts. more, respectiv-ljr.
Extra long Pillow Cases to 404 inches -Sheets to 3 yds. long.
Full A m rtmen* of Wamsutta and New Bedford
SHEETS and PILLOW CASES at Sale Prices.
Measurementt are before hemmlnf.
Imported Linon Suiting?
broken assortment of colors -
were .29 .
31 inch Fine Dress Cinghams?
splendid assortment of styles
and colors value .24.
Fancy Dress f'inghams?
stripes, cheeks and plain
colors .' ?
36 inch Mercerized Foulards?
lil*ht and dark styles drOBl
patterns reg. .34.
Fancy Dress Lawns?dots,
stripes and floral patterns
Imported Dimitic-s?Pink,
heliotrope, blue, mai/.e floral
designs were .24 and .29.
Silk Mixed Crepe de Chine?
plain and fancy.Special
Imported Madras neat styles?
BXColloat i'or shirting or
sitnple; draaaoa val. .29.
A Clearance of
Every One of Excellent Value.
Taffetas, eml roidered
nets, crepe
charmeusc. crepe de chiries in
the lot. Broken assortment of regular
and extra Bltl 8.
Were $14.98
Were $19.98....
Were $2 7.98....
Were $29.98
Were $33.98....
Were $39.98
Were $59.98....
You decide that underthinps couldn't
be any lovelier then you see some
clcver variation in trimming or
material that is irresistible. These
pricofl mean not only that you can but
that you ought to buy all you need: -
... 7.DS
... D.DH
... 19.99
. .. 19.99
Were $
For Women and Misses
Marked without considcrafton of
former price estimatos.
Black Taffeta Coats?
Variety of styles broken si-es
Were $18.98 and 820J8. T-90
Were 82199 ar.d |2&99. 9*911
Were $29.98 and $1*3.98.1 2-90
A few colored coats included.
Baby looking sweet and clean all the
t;mc now that takes so many clothes,
doesn't it? These lowered prices make
the problem much easier.
Babies' C.ertrude Slips domet
long and short Our reg. .49...
Babies' Fine Shirts?all wool and
silk and v.oo! broken .sizes
Our reg. Jl and .98.
Babies' Pillow Shams?nainsook
hemstitched Our reg. .2!?.
August Sale of
First. recall all you have said about
other Hearn sales?then remember?
even we have never offered better
27 ct. Turkish Towels.21
Hemmed white terry borders.
29 ct. Huck Towels.24
(20x38) fine quality I'nion linen?
hemstitched- white broche borders.
69 ct. Turkish Bath,Towels.."?4
Soft, absorbent-spongy weave -
wide hem.
$1.19 Hand-Embroidered
Show Towels.1.19
Hemstitched or scalloped ends.
49 ct. C.uest Towels..t.">
i!4\L'4) tine quality pure linen?
bird's-eye or huck weave -hem?
stitched oi scalloped ?an unusual
39 ct. Huck Towels.2S
(18x35) soft tinish Irish linen -
hemmed- neat white tape borders.
49 rt. Turkish Towels.99
Heavy quality -soft, spongy weave
wide hem white stripe borders.
August Sale of
All pure linen-we are thankfnl to |*t
it at any price. That's why we ?r* m
proud of these remarkabl* prieei.
Table Damasks Pure linen -Floral
designs -regular .98.17
Satin Table Damasks?To in -par*
linen?heavy quality in stripe*
and floral* -regular |1.4f.1.24
Mercerized Damasks?high la-.tr*?
good patterns ?reg. .49. -W
Mercerized Table Damask -clo*-lt
woven exceptionally fine wearisf
quality reg. .59. M
After Dinner Clotha?turkey red
Lunch Cloths?2 yds. long
white retf. .89.
August Sale of
Fn\clope Chemises (Red Tieket) ?
crepe de chine white and flesh -
entire voke of val. lace ribbon
run and bow Our reg. $2.98... 1.0 1 Rogers bilver Plated Tea Spoons -
briajht or fray tinish pretty
F'nvelope Chemises nainsook?
empire or yokfl shirrinps, tucks,
ribbons, laees or embroidery
Our rei*. M.7f>
designs reg. .^'J.',* doz. .44
22-ln. Napkins^?Pure Linen?
heavy quality reg. $3.49 do:
Inion Linen Napkins?firm weave
taaj. $1.79.dozer. 1.B4
Merrerized Napkin-i?20 in -oft
finish reg. $1.29.dozen .98
August Sale of
Ju*t Con?ider The?e P.-ice*:?
Crochet Spreads?three-quarter
beds worth $1.19.
. *J?
Little Tots' Dresses?nainsook
and lawn -yoke and waist styles
daintily trimmed sizes to 6
years Our Nf. $1.19.M
Little Tots' Dresses?chamhray.
ginghams, checked and striped
in various colors some
trimmed with smoekir.;- and
pipinu -sizes to o year
Our reg. $1.49.I-OO
Clearance of
Po you know that we are not going to
be "able to offer these prices in the
MIXTURES plaids ar.d tuckfl ?
also silk and wool poplin* -
were 11.19.94
Washable Satin Hloomers Red Tieket
!...' flrhitfl and tl.-h t'a'hered
knee and waiflt with elastic bands
our tag. 91M.1.48
Petticoats Crepe de chin?s white
ar,.1 lle-h ruiiles of wide lace ?
two rowa of iaaartioi
ribbon bow Oar reg. $4.25_2.08
Petticoats Trepe de chines, washable
sat ins beautlful assortment
value.- $3.:'-Ito$ to 10.08
Just Consider These Prices!
Two and three pair lot* fine imported
laees; Marie Antoinette and Irish
point; alao BCO, novelty net,
scr m, Ifarquisottfl aad fine Notting
25 to 33 1-3 Per Cent Off!,
$1 IO*1 and $15.98 values.0*08
$11.PS and $12.98 values.T.08
oajjag ralaaa.9.98
$7.9S values.9.08
$6.98 values.4a98
- ? || || vulues'..ll.itS
I4J8 values.'2.US
18.40 aad 8898 values.1*08
Re*ersible Velour Portieres?
duplex colors French edge an
ohTaeth-a curtain ft Bfl exceedint*ly
low price rai $17 9*i.l^.-IO
Reversible Frou-Frou Damask
Portieres val. |7J8 and $t?.50.. ?.7.%
Sunfast Portieres one and two pair
lot* BXqaiaita blue, rose, brown
and preen tints verdure desij-ns
in madras elTects - val. $?*.'.?*<. . -l.."iO
Rogers Silver Plated Table
Spoons and Forks to match
above reg. $1.25.4 doz.
Full size Crochet Spreads?
floral doaia*aa- worth $1.79....1.'>9
Hemmed or fringed Spread*?
worth $2.25.i
Rop-er.s Dinner Knives?-plated
on tfne tempered steel fancy
handles reg. $1.39.'? doz. 1 .OO
< Rogers Soap Ladles brisrht or
| gxny Bnlflh favorite designs?
reg." $
Fine Crochet Spreads?
hemmed. fringed or scalloped?
worth $2.79.'?M
Extra Finaf Satin Finish MarselN**?
hemmed or scalloped
worth $3.79.
MORNING SPECIALS?Monday and Tueaday, Until 1 P H
ro'r'p','-""r AibIbii 8ii|Ib**i. n'lantuii". r?*Btr1eta*1 8*8 Mui or TBta*-|**ke-M ajaata
lustre fahric for summer and
?port shirts and suits tag. A'.'- -99
SERGEfl naw and men's ??? ir
blue value $1.49.1*29
garnet, creum, brow:i, navy
and black.40
part area\ m.-dium and large
*izes reg. M.Ti'2
Sunfast and Figured \rmure
Portieres I al, " 1 '".
Special Purcha?e of Surplu*
Fi.iest good* in the country plain
. stripes, nfnraa, for furniture
and harij-ings 1% to 5 yd. lengths ?
all 50 inches w ide.
Plain and Jaspe Stripes?
values 81.89 tO 11 I I yd.O."
Fiirured Velour*?
values 88.98 to $7.0** yd.1.99
good assortment of staple snades
tag. M aa I yf.99
Remnants nf Dress Goods sold at cost
and lesa than cost per >ard
every des.rable weave -
1 to b yard length*. J
Augutt Sale Special:?
New Curtain Serims <*urtain
inu-l;n.i :;>"-:n. stripes, spot* or
double border- reg. ,10A4. 7\
Nottingham Lace Ct-rtalns -novelty
weave* and daintv designs -
' white and Arabian?reg. $1.49.. 1.00 I
$1.9* Striped Tub Silk Klouses. 1*99
Vnrnty af naat colors on white- -
tailored nodolB.
M.ui -l.- SKCOND rLOOB
98 ct. Women's Middy Hlouses . .7il
Whi'e drill, with striped or plain
color collar and cufts with or
without belt sizes :{4 to 1 t.
69ct. Envelope Chemises.90
Fmb'v or lace trim'd voke.
lll sl.IS IMiKHWl-.All BECONO KI/)Oa
98ct. Womer.'s Sateen Petticoats .70
Soft. tinish black and colored ?
pleated or ruche trimmed flounces
titted bands all lenK'ths.
Women's Lisle Inion Suita..10
Baaaada af <i9 and 79 ct. qualities
low neck aaaaalaaa iace trim'd
drawers reirular and extra si/es.
33 ct. Opaque Window Shade*.-4
7x1 ft. raad r:nt?.
.-ii.\!>i-;s rii.aii i
$3.09 Sateen CaaafattaHaa.2*2*1
Fall sur florai Winter
flrtiahta well itltehed,
i ..Ml I' ll Al 1.1- BAnOOlft.
49 ct. Boys' Blouses^?4 to 15 yrs .99
Madras and percale neck band
attached or Kton collar sport
stvles also.
l.ii^s' i'i isNi.-iitv-y THIIU) 8L00B
$.{.9H %mytf Summer Suits.9.99
*") to 18 yrs. Norfolk models kool
kloth, Palm Beach cloth, linen and
linen crash tan, blue, gray, niit
ural; also stripes anrl novelties.
BOT8' ' LOTUCCG Tlllltlr rLOOB
98 ct. Infants' Ung Slip*.77
N'ainsook and lawns tucked and
hand Btltekad yokes plain or
trim'd -kirts.
49 ct. Dainly ( ollars.99
Eaibroidarad argaadiaa and batiste
also lace many itylos.
?r.i KWB*AB HAfii ruxM
79 ct. Lawn Ilou>e Dresses.99
Florala and pol)<a dots eontrast
trim'gs and buttons all ?izes.
HOI .*>KUKKs-(.> BETOND H.'.'Ul
$1.19 Fine Scrim Curtain*.99
White or Arabian- lace inserts and
deep hem with or without valance.
I.Ai 1. il BTAI.VM l'A-!.Ht.\T
H8J8 New Velvet Rugs. 19^9
'.'x\2 ft. also seamless, best wool
Braasoil medalliorrs and small
Kl D*V 37111111) H.ooR.
$3.00 Marseilles Spreads. 9-99
Full size satin tinish four de?
7."? ct. Scarfs & Square*
Lace trimmed or hemstftched witfc
drawnwork or emb'y.
AIU' l,|\|..o MAIN ri.X'B.
59 ct. Initial Stationery ??'? ?
Wllito with Kli' .' i
48 sheets, 48 envolopeB.
29 ct. Hat & Sash Ribbon* -10
lloiraa and taaTttaa blaek, w^'**
and colors also dre.
uaaoxa main 1 umml
79 ct. ( hiffon Poplins?3fi inch.. -<&
Silk mixed laatroaa Urk'e a-?sort'
ment of street color*, pler.ty of
blues, evening shades, also whit*,
ivory and black.
mi.;..-, main ?""-.""R
89 ct. White Ramie Linen* .? *Wt
45 :nch soft tinish 4a .iem?nd W
dresses, blouses. suits. etc.
I.I.NU.NS MAl.N li
49 ct. I.UNtroua Mohairs.
?1 42-inch I'.'.e *>io *
brown, navy and bl..
Ditftv. GOOD* HII'. H.""K
17 ct. Mercerized Poplin*.
Oood assortment of color^ oe*
children's play clothe*. as ?-.
women's house and porch drf????
ia for
15 ct. Fancy Dre?s Cingham*... ?*?*
32inch stripe*, check* and iaaot
ite plaids miil lengths. ^^
WA-ll Ulll.--. iAiiRl'S I1AS ?:***>*?"?
11 ct. Yard Wide Camhrics.?l
Soft liniah no dressing for BB*
derwear, infants' clothe*. *t*
WU1TB 'i""I'*< Uliv H.ii'ia
12'a ct. rotton Huck Towels ..
l**\37 flflrf) lalak bleached
hemmed striped border*.
Clock Sig-ns Denote Morning Special*.
Look for tho ClocJu: Look for tha ClocJu!

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