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I NEW YORK SUNDAY JANUARY 23 1910CoJlllrl 1l 1010611 low a the SII Sun lriing and PlIbli ruhiisMng hl Auoi tioaai io
CONVICT PROBLEM UP AGAIN AGAINSITLtTWI AGAINsiruirloN
51 SITLtTWI rr Tio CREATED BY r THE TUEfOlTOV THEetnTOY TIlEi7TON
fOlTOV ROLL WEEVIL WEEVILiTti
iTti Tlxu IonUUnm and nd MlutMtpf MI Obliged Obligedto IIIISectto
to Srtfc S d a New Field f for r Their Prison Prisonlabor PrIontabotIron Prisontiiboflrflfl
labor tabotIron Iron Hujest SU ssd N WMskey WMskeyProposed WlcyInkItu ey eySaklne
Saklne Proposed and Objected Jeeted To ToOftuiANs Totizw row
tizw w OftuiANs Jan 33 22Alter After hiring hiringittfed haTInCtt hvin hvinttled
ittfed tt the penitentiary problem satis satisfictorily NUsractorily eatofctOtiIY
fictorily the States Stat of Louisiana Ml Mlsteeippt 1IJasiMippl MIiMippI
steeippt and and Texas find their solution volutionopect tolutlonuproet solutionupet
opect by the Invasion of the Mexican Mexicancotton Kezioacotton MeiloancttOfl
cotton boll weevil The settlement whlohthey whiolthey which whichthey
they had reached wo wu the employment eraploytnenof
of convict labor in cotton planting plantingAa
Aa a grout majority of tho convict convictire
ire I negroea front the rural district ao aoftKtothed 0 0IIItoloffl o4rstothed
ftKtothed to growing cotton the th e three threeStates thnooStltl4 UueoStAteM
States found thwnservee in control o ofKm of ofrli otEru
fKm rli ru ACCO to 8COO COO skilled cotton hand handTh banditTh hindThe
Th The crop coats C08 little to plant or harveet harvesand harveetlid
and lid the return is goqd In n view vio of th thUct UIIII UIIIIrAct hi hiract
rAct I that the bulk of the cotton is I fo foexport for foruport forexport
export it doee not compete with the work workof
of the farmers or other producers Thus Thuseach ThusMob Thuseach
each State got a return from it I penltvn penltvntlariw penltonIlrI penitent1arIt3
tlariw IlrI of tTOOOOO OOOOO to 600000 a year y with withoat without without
out competing om peUng with or Injuring free labor laborwhile laborhile laborklle
while < < the th negroea negroeeemployed employed on th the con convifrt 000itt conyjtt
vifrt itt farm in work worltto to which they were wereaccuftomed wereaooUtOVfld WereaccutomNi
accuftomed under sanitary condition conditioninfinitely oooditionainlnllely conditionintItely
infinitely better than they had in freedom freedomwere
were < < e In better health h altb better fed and andprotvibly andpltMbly andprobably
probably more comfortable than before beforeimprisonment btlforejrrlpriOnment beforejmprionrnent
imprisonment The death rate decrease decreaseojehalf decnuedo deoruaedn4ehalI
ojehalf o eh1f and the thlslok th sick raw twothird twothirdThe
The Mexican invader the boll weevil weevilupit wteTllU weevilurt
upit U ft all calculations To fight the theweevil thew thewevll
weevil w 11 enlls aih for car Care and attention 01 01which of ofhioh ofwhich
which the average nogro is I incapable incapableespecially Incapableplcially IncapablepeeiaIly
especially the ignorant low grade negroes negroeswho nearoeawho negroeswho
who constitute the bulk of the convicts convictsIn I IIn
In two States Louisiana and Texas Texasthn
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thn Ih boll weevil has already II d7 swept over overthe OTerIhe overthe
the convict farms and stopped stopp < < the cuRl oultlvatlon cuRlvatlon i ivat
vatlon vat ion of cotto After a great deal ol olmoney of ofmontY ofrnnty
money had been n Invented In this industry industryit Idutr IdutrIt
it has ha betn found necemary to abandon abandoncotton abandonrotton abandoncotton
cotton and take to something ee and a athan adlADg60f ahangeOt
than dlADg60f geof any kind Idt d is l very verydilftcultbeoauee verydilftcultbeoaueethe verydiflicult difficult because becausethe
the convict are well adapted adll ted to cotton cottonand oottonaDd cottonrind
and to nothing else elseTexa elseTens elseTexas
Tens gave it up several years ago am amdecided and anddfCldd andcided
decided to turn its convicts at the Hunt Hunteville HuntAile Huntyule
yule Penltentary to the manufacture of ofIron ofIron offron
Iron There is I plenty or iron ore in the thetone theStar theLouts
tone Star State it han h all the other ma maIffials maflals maeial3
Iffials < < needed for making Iron at a small smalcent smallOIIt smallCOtt
cent and as it is pronounced in lie I oppo opposition oppoition oppoition ¬
ition to all trusts and combine and andbelieves andhellevN andteHevei
believes in producing everything it needs needsthe needthl needsthe
the public liked lik ll the prospect prospo t of the State Stateproviding 8tateproviding Stateproviding
providing the th Iron required for its It own ownlite ownu ownIlls
Ills u The experiment however h hRIJ n not notbeen notbten notbeen
v vIron
been a success SUcceMIron successIron
Iron in not made a easily as a cotton U Ugrown Iagrown Lugrown
grown and convict labor is not suite suiteto lIultedto <
to the industry The matter has not notzet notJet notZet
zet been finally determined but an in investigation Inmitigation inreitigatlon ¬
mitigation by a committee gives Ives little littlehope littlehope littlehope
hope that the Iron Industry of Texas can canbe canbe canbe
be successfully operated by the Rtate as aspart asa a aa
a part of its penitentiary system Two IfWoobjections Twoobjections Twoobjoctiona
objections present themselves th > mI4ITe aside from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the question of telling ulllnltbe the ojitput the theUbor the1abor thelabor
labor Is net adapted to it and the expert experiment esperlroent expertmont ¬
mont calls for the Investment of too much muchmoney muchmoney muchmoney
money moneyMoreover moneyMOftOT moneyMoover
Moreover r there have been reports of ofill ofIII ofill
ill treatment of the convicts co victs which la laalso Isalso Iaalao
also a subject ubjectlJr of legislative leg llative Investigation InvestigationA
A striking merit of the Louisiana and andMississippi andUllllaalppi andMisMMIppi
Mississippi State convict farm lle JI Iieq In Inthe Inthe inthe
the uniform good treatment of the con convict convlet convIct ¬
vict which Is I in marked contrast with withthe withthe withIh
the Ih conditions conditl pa prevailing in Georgia Georgiaand
and Alabama AlabamaLouisiana AlabamaLoulalana AlabamaLouisianA
Louisiana has divided It Ita convict labor laborbetween Jaborween laborbetween
between ween two industries Industrlestbe the growing of ofcotton ofrotton ofcotton
cotton and of sugar cane neither of which whichcompeted Whichrompeted whichompeted
competed with tho farmers The cotton cottonvip cottonfar cottonw
vip w far the more profitable crop and andnearly andne andnetrIy
nearly ne < lrly twice a as many convicts were wereengaged wereengaged Wsrepnred
engaged in hilts its cultivation as a in growing growingmigar arowinc1111gBI growingsugar I
sugar migarAngola 1111gBIngola sugarAngola
Angola the State cotton farm lies In InRut InF InEast
Rut F t Felloiana Pariah Par lb A year ago the theloard thehoard thehoard
hoard of supervisors s said that the boll bollvcvil bonwe bollwevjl
vcvil we < vil would soon invade Angola The Theotton TheOtton Theelton
otton acreage was therefore reduced reducedfrom reducedfrom reducedfrom
from SUOO 000 to 1200 acres The weevil weevilate wvilaate
ate almost the entire crop The output outputof
of Angola was only 223 bale baleel lea than a atenth atnth atenth
tenth of the usual crop It did not pay payfor payfor payfor
for the planting picking < < and ginning ginningCotton glnnint ginningCotton
Cotton t ton will be b abandoned as the staple staplecrop staplerrop stapleprop
crop of the plantation plantat on and ands s Jgar can be betried betrlltl
tried instead insteadThe lneteadThe iflitCedS
> The State has already two convict convictuigar oonTtctIIIlgar convictsugar
uigar plantations Hope in Iberia Parish Parishind Pariahand Parishand
and Oakley In Iberville They have havemade havamade havemade
made money but they have not returned returnedthe
the handsome profits pro ts that cotton culti cultivation cultlvltlon cultiration ¬
ration han given In Augusta AuguetaCane Cane cul culture cuJlure culture ¬
ture Is more difficult than that of cotton cottoncall cottoncalla cottoncelia
call for more skill and better agrlcul agrlculturil avlculturlll agricultursi
turil methods and Is I far less 1 adapted adaptedto
to 0 the rough rou h negro labor of the South SouthIt
It t is for this reason that white W lte laborers laborersart laborersrlrapldly laborersIrerapidly
art rapidly driving thenegroeeout the negroes out of the thewgar tbeIUraI therIar
wgar plantations
A year ago teeing ng the probability probablJlt1tbattotton that thatrotten thateottcn
rotten would have to be abandoned aba aba9doned doned at atA atAqola atA4ola
A Aqola oU the State Supervisors began to toP tolJ1p to1Prpare
1Prpare P lJ1p T > < are for a change to sugar eu ar cane The Theplum Thepllllai Theph
plum ph If f carried out succeaafutlr would wouldCe wouldgive
Ce Angola 8000 acne In cane this thl fall fallor
or G about a much aa a it had In cotton cottonxl oottontnd cottonand
and xl this thllihould should yield 15000000 or 20000000 30000000pounds 20000000pounda 20000000pomds
pounds of Or o sugar worth 460000 or WOO WOOu iOO iOOt
u 001 t but U t will have taken three th yeara yearato eare eareto
to produce It and the erection of a 12 240000 240000house 2to000tgar O000 O000liliaI
liliaI house or refinery would Ibe e necea neceaf neceahere neCOlRaere neceslay
lay f
here Raere i s opposition to the plan on two tworounds twomundl twoOI1nds
rounds first the coat and then the tb ne neLCMitty nectelity noteftity
LCMitty of employing em loylng a great deal of out outWd
Wd de labor The convict may ratao ra the thecane Utecane thecane
cane hut the manufacturing of oflU orsugarcali sugar calls
for high grade labor Laborand and skilled and highly
Mid specialists s elallstl It is 1 doubtful there therelore
lore lor whether the Legislature will Agree agreeto
to pprove or finance the change changeuov
low Sanders proposed s few months monthsgo monthliO
ago go when It became evident that the thevent thedvtDt
vent dent of the boll weevil would put the con con1ct
jct jct cotton farms out of business b nNII that thatPenitentiary
the Penitentiary prntt ntiary labor be employed in inpiblio inIbllo
piblio Ibllo improvement especially ee a1ry in the theconstruction theCIOnstruction theconstruction
construction of good roads ro d A system systems
s f Sutn roads about 3000 mile In length lengthconnecting lenrtbCIOllntctlnll lengthtollflrcting
connecting all porte J > 4rta of the State was wasropo
proPao ropo > d l and half a dozen pari parishes baa
jo vol Toted d from W000 to 1200000 each for
Ws 011 purpose Indicating the probability
Sr f raising M000000 S OOooo to 8000000 Tha
Governor Gl obvernnr offered to furnish the convict ooaylctor
labor or of the State free froeYor for road ooattruo ooattruom
1 tt JiI and m the B good ° ° d rood bureau of I tb thi
lruted nlled HtateeTDupartmeat Htate4 Departmoat ofAgrioui ofAgriouiin of AKroul
tllr tndred nd red the services rvt of < raid ea
alnlerl alnlerlI gIrw4r gIrw4rci
Yet ci the Ui K good ° ° d road rnoreuieat la Ixwlft
in
LJii I ina IIna i halllhcnm h UB l1 > rn sign > of weakealag k lately
SJ2S I ettn tijne V tangled > nId UP With PoHtB poKYaah Biirhae Biirhaeit a e
seven1 venl thrCaJ8 < under der
It it i are r u ooaatnwuos Oft
Itl ii evident that tb t oary a small fraeUaa fra 3 of
the t Ie convict can ca an be profitably Pr Ma ewnlffred I
Im > 1 Toed building LouWawi LouWa tfcerf thareere re
must ust find r some other labor 11 far f K 14ii eea
Ieta As a lit the thato aM < ofT of Tea tJepreh the preb
nU ZuPto 1 1p p to tt > the rc rc1JiMflllllppl LcgIeks wMek wMekt
t 1JiMflllllppl MIppI ha baa set ya y fefc I
JV1 LUi Iig 1 1i 1t
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ojjh of lthl the b8r1boU boH weoyll eev11 although another year yearwill yearw yearwill
will w bring llCo tee Invader to the farm in In8uSowor
Sunflower and Bolivar counties The Thecrop Theero Thecrop
crop ero p lust = harvested e ted with cotton selling sellingat
at a SII W ej a bat ant ad cotton seed at 1S4 3 3a Slf Slfton >
a ton t brought such return that many maD7saIthi
Mlsslscipplans saIthi I cannot bring themselves themselvesto
to E think that tb tbAJold sold old mine will have to toa
b abandoned a badWJedt n on The plan proposed Is to
keep on l growing rol 1C cotton trusting to luok luokand luokand luckand
and to the chance ohaii that the weevil may
be frozen to death by the present severe severewinter eeverWinter severewinter
winter or that the poison recommended
by the Louisiana crop pest oommUaion oommUaionwill
will prove as a a efficacious ao 0 predicted prediottdhTrUatee
hTrUatee Trustee Montgomery would diversify
the t crop JNI on the convlcttfarm so a as to toraise toner1l toiIae
raise everything ner1l ar that Is needed not only
there but in all the State Institutions InstitutionsBut InatltutionBut
But after all the mainstay of the Missis Mississippi lUaaiaslppl Misalssippi ¬
sippi convict farm system is cotton cottonThe coUanThe cottonThe
The farms raised ral ed 4800 800 baJes of cotton cottonlost cottonlut cottonlast
lost year of which 3300 bales were Bold Boldfor IIOldfor soldfor
for about 30000 UW and 1000 bales are arebeing arebflns arebeing
being held lor or higher prices With the theseed thoeeed theseed
seed the State 8t tewlll will get et from it Its cotton cottonfarms cottonfl1nt cottonfarina
farms something like Ukel400000 Uk 400000 this th l year yearAll yearAll yearAll
All of this income will disappear In a ayear ar ayear
year r or two If the boU weevil proves as asdestructive ueetructlve asdestructive
destructive In Mississippi MlMlsal pl as it has ha been beenin bfenin beenIn
in Louisiana Loul lano and Texas and indeed in inthe Inthe inthe
the southern portion of Mississippi MiMlMlpplltaetr MiMlMlpplltaetrBome Itself itaelfSome ItselfSome
Some of the Mississippi papers have havecome havocome havecome
come forward with the proposition plO ltlon that thatthe tbattb thatthe
the tb penitentiary nl atlary be switched from the theproduction theprod theprodutton
production prod on of cotton to the production productionof p uctlon uctlonof
of whGlrey w whIX that the State adopt ado t the thedispensary thedlpensary thedispensary
dispensary system and assume the mon monopoly monopoly mom0I ¬
opoly 0I not only of the sale Ie l of whiskey but butof butof butO
of O it Its manufacture With 1100 convicts convictsit
it can raise all I I the corn needed for the thnmanufacture themanufacture hft hftmanufacture
manufacture of millions of gallons of ofwhiskey otwhikoy ofwhiskey
whiskey while th tb penitentiary ry proper propercan
can be turned into an immense distillery distilleryplant dltllleryplant distilleryplant
plant The TheprolXL proposal is l strongly opposed opposedby
by b the prohibitionist and others othersThus oUlersThue othersThus
Thus after having apparently ap ntty solved solvedthe sohedthe solvedthe
the penitentiary problem Louisiana LouisianaMississippi LOullanaMiMlalslppl LouisIanaMLusLusIppl
Mississippi and Texas see their pUna pUnaupset pl plnaupset DII DIIupeet
upset by a 1 petty insect Texa pro proposes proPOMI1 proposes ¬
poses to substitute iron Louisiana sugar sugarand sugarand uearand
and Miskisaippi whiskey for cotton but butIt butIt butit
It Is I frankly admitted that none of these thesenew tb tbnew thesenew
new ventures Is Inviting and th the chanoes chanoesare
are re that the Legislatures of these th State Statewill 8tateaawill Stateswill
will reject them and look for sora tome other othersolution othersolution othersolution
solution of the penitentiary problem problemUOFPER problemHOPPER I IHOPPER
HOPPER TALKS T IS FROM l < KAXSAS KAXSASMtmsrtr KA KAXSASMemsrtei SU SUMemarlrs
Mtmsrtr of Aid Settlers hl or r the th Plague PlagueYear PlagueYear i iier
Year of S874 S874TOPFEA nsTopnta 111
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TOPFEA tan Jan 22 2Zl 32Kansans Kansans 1Dl nll no nolonger nolouler nolonger
trials and andstruggle andstrugglre I IItrultt
longer hesitate to recall the
struggle of the pioneers Just now the theStite theShte theStte
Stite Historical Society is gathering guh rinr fact factabout faotAlib factsaboutthe
about lib aboutthe out the Plague Year of 1874 That Thatwas Thatwas Thatwas
was the year when grasshoppers ra ahoppers swarmed swarmedIn
In Kansas The contributors to the thegrasshopper theCrol8lhopper thegrasshopper
grasshopper history now among the theoldest theoldf8t theoldest
oldest settlers lof of the State tell some eameInteresting someInteresting omeinteresting
interesting stories storiesMrs storiesMrs storiesMrs
Mrs W M it Cobb of Oreensburg Green urg re relates relates relates ¬
lates this occurrence One neighbor who whohad whohad whohad
had twelve children succeeded luco led In keeping keepingthe
the th hoppers out of his wheat field until untilall untilall untilall
all the other fields were destroyed d troYM This Thisman Thillroan Thisman
man was superintendent of the Sunday Sundayschool Sundaysol1001 Sundayschool
school which was conducted in a sod sodschool modsohool rodschool
school house One Sunday morni ng n he hefailed hefailed hefailed
failed to come to Sunday school a hool and andlater andlater andlater
later one of his boys came running to tell tellu tellus
u us that th t he would not be there therep tberePs therePa
p Ps said he couldnt come to Sunday Sundiyschool Rund1Yachool Sundayschool
school this morning for If the Lord LordWouldnt 1J0rdf04ldnt fiordvtotildnt
Wouldnt keep the grasshoppers out of olhis ofWI ofhbi
his field ft ld ho must and he heWants wants all you youmen youmen roumen
men and boys to come and nd help him himwas bh bhw blipwa
was w the message he brought broughtMen broulbtlftIIIwomen broughtMenwomsn
Men lftIIIwomen women and andchlld children n went to th thossisUnoe thuaailunce the theauiitnoe
ossisUnoe of th the neighbor We drove drovethe drovetbe drovethe
the hoppers Into great ditches dug dl about aboutthe abouttbe aboutthe
the field but they kept k ptcomlng pt coming by the themillions tbenilllions themillions
millions and at 1 oclock every eve y spear of ofwheat ofwheat ofwheat
wheat In that field had vanished vanishedGreen vanlahedGreen vanishedOreen
Green peaches hanging on the trees treeswere trtetIwere treeswere
were eaten to the pits pltlln In southern Kansas KansasB Kanas KanasB
B F 1 Miller of Fredonla tell how trans transhoppers grmsshoppers rlKII rlKIIhoppers
hoppers broke up a school meeting meetingTti me < tlng tlngThe
The first flrstwarmln warning we had was tho sound soundof
of something BtrtKing on tin tlllf window windowp windowpanefl windowpanes
p panes ne he says We adjourned and andwent andwent andwent
went out to Investigate Invt4Urateontyto only to find a great greatstorm greattorm greatstorm
storm of grasshoppers griMhop rll approaching The Thesun Theun Thesun
sun un was darkened at times and the thehoppers theoppera thehoppers
hoppers oppera ate hole In our clothes clothesAn
An Eastern man wrote to the tenant tenanton t nnt nnton
on hi his farm ann that year to know what he heraised heretard
raised The tenant expressed upre ed him a box boxof boxof boxof
of the hoppers Peaches on the trees treeswore trfellwore treeswore
wore oaten to the pits and these were left lefthanging lefthanclng leftbanging
hanging to the branches branchesGrasshopper brancheeOraaehoppera bxancheeGrasshoppers
Grasshopper were wmea so hungry that th they thftyato theyate y yato
ato a pile of roasting ears which J W WHall WHall IVflail
Hall had gathered pt ered when he saw the first firstscout flratlIOOuta firstscouts
scout of the great army approaching approachingA
A great cloud was moving rapidly from fromthe fromthe rom romthe
the southweit At first it resembled a aSoon atornado atornado
tornado tornadoSoon tornadoSoon
Soon I discovered dl that it was an in invasion invaalon Invailon ¬
vasion of grasshoppers jU1UIIbopJ > 4rs he said and I Irushed Iruahed Irushed
rushed into th the field and commenced commencedpulling oom coinnencedpulling enced encedpulling
pulling roasting ear and hauled four fourloads fourloads fourloads
loads up to the corral where I spread them themout thmout themout
out to dry This suited the grasshoppers grasshoppersxactiy aiaMhopporsesotJ grasshoppersexactly
exactly esotJ for they swarmed about those thoseI thoseraaUnX
raaUnX U Mrs MrsI
I hs5 h4 boy try to keep them off with a abrush abruah abruih
brush but it was w useless I then covered coveredthe
the corn with wi hay but the thebopperacrawled thebopperacrawledIn hopper crawled crawledIn
In under it and continued to eat until untilthere unUIth untIlthere
there th ere was Doth1nglen nothing left but the cobs cobsMr cobsMr to todr
Mr dr Hall Still lives on tho same me farm farmtho farmthe farmthe
the products produ from which during the past jIIattwenty pasttwenty pasttwenty
twenty year eare have made him ono of the thewealthiest theWealthleet thewealthiest
wealthiest citizens of the State StateTh BtateTh StateThe
Th melo h patch of A J Huff near nearChapman ne1rChapman nearChapman
Chapman out in the great Smoky Hill HillRiver BUJmyer HIllRIvetS
River country ooun presented presen an unusual unusualscene unuaUlllICet1e unusualscene
scene aftertho after the hoppers had departed for forho fore forthe
ho e east They Tbyfizst y first ate a the theleaves leaves I then
the vines TtD west o oaT y vnoy Ul8 ato mo moskin green ItJnkln greenskin
skin of the melons to the white rind rindSoon rindBoon rindSoon
Soon they began be on the white portion portioneating portioneatitnIJ portioneating
eating down to the tb red core where they theytopped theyatopp theystop
stop topped d leaving thoileld the Ibid strewn with the theleartt thehear thehearts
hearts hear of hundred of luscious melons melonsSeveral molonaSeveral melonSeveral
Several passenger trains were stepped steppedby toppedb
by b grasshopper pera on the th Union Pacific Pacificiuilroed PaciftoRailroad PactfloRailroad
Railroad TIle drive wheel Wh eJ of the engine enginewould eDllneswould engineswould
would got so slippery with dead grass grasshopper araaahoppera grasshoppers ¬
hopper that thor would w uld spin around aroundwithout aroundwithout roundwithout
without making headway b adwa Frequently Frequentlytho F u ntly ntlytho
tho train crew would have to clear to thorack totraok totrack
rack for rod and carrysand carry sand from the theriver theriver theriver
river before they theroould could move the th train trainFormer trslnFonner traInFormer
Former Governor Click who lives In InAtchison InAtchison InAtchison
Atchison and owns a farm near the town towndecided towndecided WD WDdecided
decided to have his hi tenant sweep eel up the thepesta Utets thepota
pesta ts and bury them He purchased purchaseddozen pur hAlied hAliedaoiGn a adozen
dozen new brooms and a bolt of muslin rouillnand muallnand muslinand
and went to the farm Th The muslin was wasset WSeet waseel
set up at right angles with a hole dug dugn dugin dugin
in n the corner The men swept the thelnaectll thelnaectllinto Insects Insectsnto insectsinto
into the hole and burled them by the themillion themillion themillion
million but all to no purpose pu for other othormillions othermillions othermillions
millions came to take their place placeIn
In the sod houses dugout hoses bo and andcabins andcabins andcabins
cabins of Kansas in 1874 the luxury lu ury of ofscreens ofs 01screen
screens s blinds and curtains was unknown unknownIrs unknownMrs
Irs Mfli Lola E Moore 1 > of Walnut tells this thisstory thlItor thisstory
story Itor W We had no screens blind or cur curalns curtIn8 curtabs
tabs in thorn days so the th grasshoppers grasshopperswarmed grasshoppersswarmed uehopperearmed
warmed in the house oatlng everything everythingeatable everythlneatable everythingeatable < <
eatable and sonic thing that were not notrlothw notMother notMother
Mother had cut beautiful pattern pat rM from fromewspaper fromwkleh fromewspaperv
ewspaper which Wero pasted up to the thewindow thewindow thewindow
window faetec but th lob hoppers ate ateup ateup at atup
up this paper every day Q11Ulc1we and wo had to toorego toforec toforego
forego the luxury of even newspaper newspaperourtalM newpaperou newepapercurtalu
ourtalM ou 1aa v at mdli W cokf cold weather weathers weatherMR or or1M
s
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From roM M IM Cferk ct CIarkedai 4aI0 Rtgltitr RtgltitrMr Rt RtHr Reauvfir
Mr McGee the g goetJemn Uemsn who haa the theiJatof theslalag
iJatof 1111111 privilege oa Moos OQ Lake caught caufhtoliWer cauhtIN caughtsea
IN oliWer altl jliiit tw ars r yesterday at t on one haul haulb haulthe
the b gars rarana garsrssrfroa natlp from troafort fortyUo teltt1 fifty pounds poundsThis pou1dell poundssieb
sieb ell This j JIIt M the ltr tare oaten tob ever re rea4 r rJl4 recorded
corded a4 Mr MePe Jl4 caught only nv II IIJlttiJ1 1IP1tbt
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GERMN EXPERT LOOKS FOR FORn FORlr4R
n lr4R AR R lV THE 1 lIE FAR 1 EAST EASTPeace EUTPearl LASTPeace
Peace or Portsmouth Cannot Last Much MuchBeyond luc lucDfond MuchUryond
Beyond 1913 Gen von der Iloeck IloeckTntnks DoeckThIDkaNo UoeckThlnksfhina
Tntnks ThIDkaNo China Forming POrnl Huge Army ArmyJapans Anaa AnaaJpsn ArmyJapans
Japans PesMble Ible Million of KolUiers KolUiersLONDON Soi uldleriLONDON leli leliLONDON
LONDON Jan 13 12In In the light of the thereport thoreport thereport
report recently furnished by JJ 1 Oleemer Oleemera r ra
a member of the Industrial delegation delegationin del gatlon gatlonIn
in tho Russian Council of Empire respect respecting ro respecting peot peotlog ¬
ing the Increase of Japanese armanenU armanenUa
a summary of which was cbled c bled to TUB TUBSUN TUBSUN Tim TimSUN
SUN ai ft the time > an article in the Deutsche Deutaehtferue Drur DeutscheRevue eh ehRerue
Revue by Gen von del Boflck Bot k one of ofGermanys ofGermanY1I ofGermanys
Germanys most brilliant Infttxtry Inf latry com commanders commanders cornmanders ¬
manders possesses great interest inas inasmuch Inasmuch innmuch ¬
much us both authorities believe that thatpeace thatpeace thatpeace
peace between Russia and Japan cannot cannotbe
be preserved pretervedbeyond beyond tho close of the theyear thooar theyear
year oar 1912 1912It 1912It 1912It
It In ii not OenNon Gen Oe ion on dot Boecks opinion opinionthat opinionthat opinionthat
that any Immediate outbreak of hostili hostilities hOlltllltlea hostilities ¬
ties need be feared but in view of o the pc pcalstent pelllatent pcslstent
alstent preparations of both Powers he heInclined he1ft heLu
1ft Inclined to think that the Peace of ofPortsmouth ofPortsmouth ofPortsmouth
Portsmouth cannot lost much longer than thananother thananother thananother
another two years yearsThe yearsThe yearsThe
The troops which Russia possessed posse eed in inthe Intle intie
the Far East at tho close of the war he heaaya heN herays
rays N have been largely strengthened so sothat sothat 0 0that
that at the present time they cannot be beshort behort beshort
short of a peace footing of 300000 men a aforce aforce aforce
force whlrjjjf whiekf Whl f war should breik out could couldeasily oopldeallily copideasily
easily and speedily be raised to 300000 300000without 300000without 300000without
without drawing a single soldier from fromEuropean fromEuropean fromEuropean
European Russia RussiaAnother RUS6iaAnother Eussiaknotherimportant
Another knotherimportant important fact noted by Gen Genvon Oenvon Qenvon
von der Boeck Is tho strengthening of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the defences of Vladivostok which has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been raised to the rank of a first class classfortreen clalllfortrtell classfortress
fortress But the weightiest item In the thedevelopment thedevelopment thedevelopment
development of Russian power in the Far FarEast FarEast lIr lIrEast
East according to t this tl writer will bo b tho thodecision thodecision thedecisIon
decision to build the Amur railway railwayThe railwayThief
The Thief third Duma in view of the im importance 1mportance fm fmportance ¬
portance of this railway has unhesi unhesitatingly Imht8taUngly imbeeltatingly ¬
tatingly devoted d YQted the necessary funds fundsThe fundaThe fundsThe
The Russian Governments decision to todouble todouble todouble
double the track of the Siberian line is a astep aIItep astep
step the gravity of which cannot be beoverrated beoverrated beoverrated
overrated overratedJapan overratedJlPllp overratedJapoil
Japan freed for the present from mari maritime rnnrltlmo marltime ¬
time care ca ia I similarly engaged in instrengthening Intrengthenina instrengthening
strengthening her position on land The Thethirteen Thethirteen Thethirteen
thirteen divisions of her army when war warbroke Warbroke warbroke
broke out o have been raised to nineteen nineteenao
ao that at the present pre ernt moment her army armyon
on a War footing would conwst cODl at of 550000 550000hien 500000men 30000Inen
men and 120000 horses And OH there is isno I Ino isno
no lack of men In the Mikados empire empireGenera emplroGen empireGenera
Genera Gen ml von der Boeck beliovos that were werewar wflrewar werewar
war now to Im declared a million Japa Japanese JapaneNt Japanose ¬
nose soldiers could take the field within withina
a few weeks weeksA WeekA
A most mo t important factor > r in the altering alteringcircumstances alteringclrcumtanoell alteringcirounjitancea
circumstances Is the renaissance of the theChinese theCbm theChinese
Chinese Cbm military mllita1 power Japanese in inutructors InItruoton Inatructors
utructors swarm wannln in China and are swiftly
building up a mighty military engine as astheir astheir
their theirallt theiralltThe ally allyThe allyThe I
The original plan of the Chinese Govern Government Governluoni ¬
ment 111 on waa as to form thirtysix thlrt y Ix divisions divisionsaoUof dIV divisionschoflOOOO I 51onll 51onll010000
aoUof choflOOOO 010000 10060 met I and to have this eatire eatireforce eotlrefo55oready tlre tlrefo
force fo fo55oready 5 ready io i lake 1 ke the field before rore the theyear theIYII1r theyear
IYII1r year 1022 but It la perfectly evident from fromthe fromthe I
t the e reports portllWhlch which have filtered through throughto
to Europe that this huge army arm will be beready beready
ready by 1911 Ul 1917or or ten years earlier than was wasoriginally WallorlgiDllJy wasoriginally I
originally intended intendedGen
Gen von der Boeck B ook is inclined to tobelieve tobelieve tobelieve
believe from the reports of German offi officers oftlcerra oIcore ¬ I
core who have recently visited China that thatBROOKLYN UratUROOKLVS thatBROOHLY
BROOKLYN AiivimTisrMrvrs A V RT rr I
In 1012 IDI tho Chinese will possess u well wellequipped wollequipped voliequipped
equipped army of half n million men mentho mentho mentho
tho greater part armed with modern modernweapons modornwoaponlf inodornWeapon
weapons and with a discipline dl ciplino and organi organization organization organization ¬
zation Infinitely superior to anything anythingwhich llDythlngwhich anythingwhich
which China has hasbltlierto hitherto produced Gen Genvon Genvon thenvon
von der Uoeck thinks that Japans policy policyof
of Asia for tho Asiaticswith lIlatics with Japan at tho thohead thohelld thehead
head of tho coalition of the yellow races raceswill 1Uce1lwill raceswill
will then be within measurable distance cf cfrealization drallutlon cfroaliatlon
realization realizationHo
Ho regards the situation an extremely extremelyserious cJtremelyserious extremelyserious
serious and assorts Il Jrts that M Stolypln Stolyplnthe
the Russian Premier and Gea Suchom Suchomlinoff SuchotIInorr SuchotnlInoff
linoff the Minister of War view ft Itn tn n u umost 11mOllt amost
most pessimistic light lightASIWA IIKht4S1lr light4S1llt
ASIWA LT LVMIIKR LVMIIKRIlomrdi 1fIIlJloard LI v isi ft ftHoards
Hoards Made of otFeItfld Frit and Asphalt bald lo lolie lolie
lie Waterproof taI erproor and reproof nreproofThe El reproofThe I
The term le > rm Dumber umbcr formerly was ap applied applied applied ¬
plied only to wood but it has now been beencombined beencombined Jeen I Icombined
combined with the word asphalt to form forma j ja Ia
a term so new newBS as to be capable of copy1 copy1right copy copyright I Iright
right rightIt j I IIt
It means a boardliko product which whichwhile whl whichwhile hl hllIhlle
while composed of layers of a special peclallonlC long longfibre longfibre
fibre felt saturated with a composition of ofavphalt o oallphalt ofasphalt I
asphalt says Ctusicre CM icT1 Magazine can bo botut bebut I Itut
tut worked joined nnd nailed like wood woodThis 1I00dl 1I00dlThis woodThis
This material originally designed for forroofing forroofing forroofing
roofing and absolutely water waterand and weather weatherproof wMtherproof weatherproof
proof id manufactured in n stock rime 30 30Indie 36InchllJ 0 0inches
inches wide and a t II 10 or 12 feet f et long longTho longTho longThe
Tho boards boll are made with a 1 inch rabl rabhe rabherunning rabberunning > et etrunning1
running the full length on either clthertoldd clthertolddennbllng tilde tildeenabling ld ldenabling
enabling the material to be matched up upreadily uproadlly upreadily
readily and quickly while n ttpoclal ttpoclalasphaltio pociatasphaltia oclal oclalasphaltlo
asphaltio cement applied along tho rdb rdbbetvd nUbeted Mbbeted
beted joint makes the joints practically practicallya
a part of tliovolid hoard boardSuch hoardSuch hoardSuch
Such a material naturally has many manywider manywider ninnywider
wider application than those merely of ofroofing ofroofing ofroofing
roofing construction and it hi available availablein
in all building operations demanding a I awaterproof I i iwaterproof
waterproof structure capable of restating restatingheat resitlllgheat resistingheat <
heat or cold and unaffected by the action actionof I
of aciiits ROHt fumes Ao c The material materialisoomprenscd materialIsoompretlItd materialIs
isoomprenscd Is corn pressed In the course oourlltJofmanufacturo of manufacture manufactureto J Jto
to such a wild cousUtence that it may he heclaused beclw 1eclasod
claused clw < sod AH a fire retardent while It may be besurfaced besurfaced i ieurfacld
surfaced with sand gravel or mantle es esmay a8mBY asmay
may be fI ordered orderedIn
In the manufacture of asphalt board boarcthere boardthllre boardthere
there are used four layers of saturated saturatecfelt slturatedfelt
felt three of parchmentizcd cellulose am amsix and andsix andsIx
six of cementing composition to which whichare
are added two weather coats applied to tothe tothe tothe
the outside outsideLITTLE outeldellrT outsideLIFTIJ
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LITTLE llrT JAPAXESE GIRLS GIRLSTlir GIRLSTllft GIRLSTile
Tile > Dance antf IIke IAicFarIes Falrlrs alrll to Please an Old OldWomans Oldomans Oldomans
Womans omans Spirit SpiritThe SpiritThe plrHThe
The other night we had a singular fell fest feetal
t tal ral nl wrote Lafcadio Heam In a letter letterpublished letterp letterpubltshed
published p bllahed In tho Atlantic ilia nlie A teacher teacherof
of dancing dancingan an old Woman oman of our neigh neighborhood nelghborhooddlcd neighborhooddied ¬
borhood borhooddlcd died last year lar afid on the anni anniversary annlveraaf7 anniversary ¬
versary of her death her ibal were placed placedon
on a platform erected for the occasion occasionnext oCCMlonnest occasionnext
next door and offerings set before It ItThen ItThen itThen
Then the little girls she had taught taughtfrom taughtfrom taughtfrom
from 4 yearn yea up were brought to dance dancebefore dancebefore bncebIIfore
before the ilial to please her spirit The Thedainty Thedainty Thedainty
dainty little fairy darlings I wht w nt be behind ¬
hind Uio lie scones and saw all the dressing
Tho children wro all faultless a till tile Uiedance
dance was over overhut but then being tired tirecthey tiredthey tiredthey
they would cry a little and their mothers motherswould moUlerstowd motherswould
would carry them home looking like likewonderful likewonderful likewonderfui
wonderful dolls In their tiny gorgeous gorgeousKagura gorgeousKaguru gor us usKagura
Kagura dreanea Surely a Japanese JaPaneeeVbv JaPaneeeVbvgirl baby babygirl babyctrl
girl ia I the sweetest aw te t thing in nil this world worldBeyoad worldeyond worldlieyqud
Beyoad the other side of ofthe the garden
I hear and and Ite me something much less pleas pleasIng plfI18In pleasinLthe
Ing In inLthe the training of a little geisha gel hn The Thechild Thechild Thechild
child U I very young but she ia I obligee obligeeto
to sing IJlngntarly nearly seven hours every day
I can tell what time it is by the tone o oweariness of ofwenrlnfllltJ ofweariness
weariness In her hervoLce hervoLceSometimes voice voiceSometimes ToiceSometimes
Sometimes she he breaks b aks down and cries criesto
to be let alone in vain They do no not
beat her but she he must sing in < < Home day dayIIhe
she he will revenge herself on tho world
for this thisand and sarve it right rightIIItOOKLYN rigllUn rightIitiOIiLYN
IIItOOKLYN n O KL 1 AnVKRTISKWNTS
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THElallCJMYsnmE THElallCJMYsnmESale ysmE ysmESale
Sale of ofLuxurious 01Luxurious ofLuxurious
Luxurious Couches Couchesat I Iat
at About the Present Cost of ofManufacture ofManufacture ofMan
Manufacture ManufactureThe Man ufac lure lureThe
The Very High HighQuality HighQuality HighQuauIy
Quality of These TheseCouches TheseCouches TheseCouches
Couches Makes MakesThis MakesThis MakesThis
This a Most MostTempting MostTempting MostTempting
Tempting Offer OfferThey OfferThey OilerThey
They are all of the latest patterns and andnewest andnewest andnewest
newest styles of coverings open steel base con construction constructiol1 constructiori ¬
struction patent clinch buttons cannot pull pullcut pullcut pullct
cut or get et Iboee l ooe white duck interlining stitched stitchedroll stitchedroll stitchedroll
roll edge double filling Every couch guaran guaranteed guaranteed uaran uaranteed ¬
teed to keep its shape sh pe and is perfect to the thesmallest thesmallest thesmallest
smallest detail There are about thirty different differentpatterns differentpattetis differentpattois
patterns to select from fromAf fromAt
At A Af t 97 27Q M Extra Large Superb Couch Quartered Oak Frame Framep0isjed FramePolished FramePolished
At 6i vu vuAt Polished
and Covered Best Grade Silk Velour VelourRegular VelourRcgu1ar
Regular Price 84400 84400Very 84400At 4400A
At A At t OS 25 2500 Afl Very Fine Couch Turkish Construction extra extrawjde extrawide extrawide
m tw twAt wide
covering Best Grade Velour Plushes choice choiceof
of coloring Regular Price 94000 94000Very 54000It 4000At
At At 2 21N 71 M Very Comfortable Couch with deep tufts Polished PolishedOak PolishedQak
Al A vwww vwwwAf Oak Frame Silk Velour Coverings Regular
Price 83300 83300Turkish 13300At 3300At
At Af 16 I 16i ft H Turkish Style Upholstering Small Tufts Covering CoveringOf
iuwu iuwuAt
AI Of solid color Velour Plush Regular Price 83000 83000Solid 82000At 2600At
At 13 13I 5 Solid Oak Frame Couch very comfortable comr rtablci Choice Choiceof
m of Embossed Velour Coverings Regular Price PriceAt
J JAt
12200 2200A
A At t 0 1 910 fl Oak ° k Frame with plain or tufted seat choice of
m V7ww Velour or Corduroy Coverings Regular RelularPrlce Price
81500 7 7At I IAt IA
A At t 7 5IA > t A vcry very neat and comfortable Couch well made madestropg madestrong
AI firw strong and durable Velour Coverings Regular Regulari nc uar
i Price 1200 81200CASH 1200ASH 1200i 1200CASH
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CASH OR ORUBERAL LIBERAL CREDIT CREDITPulton I IfpIJq 1 1ELIIIStr
Pulton ELIIIStr St t and T De Kalb Ave AveT J
KRKDKRICK FaE ERICK LOKSEH LOIEMCO CO I IIROOULIN ROK ADV ADVBRTISI1ENTT4 RTIIiEENnI 1 I I FHBDRRICk LOGSRR A CO COID C8e C CI CI
I The e Subvay Su S U by b w ay to Hoyt HoytStreet HOytStltct
I Street Brings the Loeser LoeserStore LoeserStore LOCSCT I
I I Store Within 17 Minutes Minutesof Minutesdt 1
I IIn of OJ ° Fortysecond dt Street ree reeWe t is isTEe
In every detail the Leading Retail Establishment of Brooklya J J J Street StreetQuality
>
TEe Winter Furniture Sale SaleIn
In Quality Variety V riety and Values Never Equaled EqualedReady EqualeaReady EqualReady
Ready Tomorrow on Three Broad Floors FloorsmODAYS FloorsTODA FloorsTODAYS
mODAYS YS ANNOUNCEMENT is the most important we C ever mode concerning Furniture
TODA TODAYS I
JL A great many people are waiting for it itthat that we know Every day for weeks past havecome havecome have havecome
come queries as to when hen tho Loeser Furniture Sale would begin Past years have made madeevent the theevent illeeont
event n famous one on and hundreds wait for it every winter winterBut winterBut winterBut
But we believe that th t nobody even the most sanguine in expectation will look for an offering o eringof of
Furniture of the magnitude m3 nitude and interest that this Sale wil wiIprove wiIproveIts prove proveIts
Its preparation has taken some months has enlisted enlisteft hearty cooperation from our regular regul r sup ¬
pliers has developed a number of very large and very advantageous purchases We will have ready dy to tomorrow y tomorrow
morrow on the third fourth and fifth fifthfloors floors the largest t and best stock of Furniture we have ever shown 8hown4 8hown4Alld a aAnd
And everywhere everyw ere will ilI be the red tags showing the saving in plain figures savings that range ran rangeFrom t tFrom h I IFrQm I
From 10 to 50 Under Regular Prices PricesEven 1 1Evcn
Even a hasty survey of this Furniture will show that it is distinctly NOT commonplace Every I r rpiece
piece even the cheapest chair has good lines good style And as yqo y look closer closeras as you pull out tha th
drawers in bureaus and chiffoniers as you examine the grainand grain rain and polish of the woods as you search l ltho
tho corners and theworkmanship tho > of this t is Furniture you will see that it is all the careful work qf hon honest honestand honand n nand
and skillful Furniture 1 urnitUr craftsmen good in style good in wood good in workmanship It is furniture
ABOVE THE ORDINARY and that makes tho low prices all the more remarkable remarkableIt remlUk ble bleIt
It is a comprehensive Sale You will find Furniture for every room in the house but the kitchen
Furniture of all woods and finishes Furniture of every grade from the simplest to the richest and andlQoat mot motcostly uioitcostly I
costly Furniture in correct reproduction reprodu tion of the finest w6rk w rk of the old masters of Furniture FurnitUrecraftl FurnitUrecraftlmans Furnjtujcafmanship crafty craftymnnship
mnnship mans hip
Those who have summer cottages bungalows etc to be outfitted will find the Sale especially peciallyrleJa rich l
in Furniture of the sort they want and at very large savings savingsHotel savingsHotel savingsHotel I f
Hotel men and other large furnishers who want 1Ot Furniture specially combining attractiveness and
durability will find that this Sale offers remarkable opportunities and many of them themThere themThere themThere
There is a saving for everybody at least ten dollars and perhaps as much as fifty dollars on o a
hundred dollar purchase purch and others in like proportion On the complete furnishing of a new home
the definite saving would surely be as great as a fourth of the usual prices pricesWe pricesWe pricesWe
We print no details today toda We could not print them all The sale is so o comprehensive v the thesavings the1I1II1IS thesavings
savings so sure no matter what you want that we believe this thisgencral general announcement nntouncement is best
Tomorrow the Sale begins and whatever advantage there is is in first choice will be yours if
come THEN you youcome youcome y
Womens Long Winter Coats
598 ForValues to 1898 1898IF 1898IF 1898rF
rF A LONG WARM WINTER COAT is the one onethlnemllIlng X Xthine
IF I thine thlnemllIlng missing in your wardrobe wardr b TOMORROW is istho Isthe Isthe
the day to get It ItFor Itor ItFor
For or our winter Ooata Coatsehould should all be helm in usefulness usefulnesanow
now and those tbo remaining here will have their prices pricessharply pricesharp1 pricessharply
sharply harp1 cufrtomorrow Of the soft handsome handlO e double doublefaced doubefaced doublefaced
faced fabric made in tailor styles styleeeIngle single or double doublebreasted doubebrealted doublebreasted
breasted and an with semifitting backs backsSpring backlSprini backsSpring
Spring Tailored Skirts 498 5498StyJes 498Styles 498Styles
Styles ThatWill Be 750 to 18 18lliev 18lucy
lucy 11 are of Panama Yollei foll s some silk lIk lined moire silks allkitaffeta aitkin silkstafftas
taffeta fancy tant wor worottda ted and woolen WDOI ne They am m made madedtlucthlI d in indlttiuctly indItluctfr
dlttiuctly new w fashion for or Print some plaited and nd other otherla otnerain
la new tunic tun to and overskirt oV r > lklrt style All II tomorrow at atmHOUSANDS 88 888r 4B8 4B8Second
Second 8r < or1d Floor None sent C O D on approval or credited S
410 4 to Silk 6 Waists29839 Waists29839mnOUSANDS Waists 298 398 398THouSANDS
mnOUSANDS OF WOMEN may mardo do some very wise WLsechoosing
THouSANDS 1 I choosing in the Loeser Waist Sections to tomorrow JomorrOWj tomorrow
morrow for thousands of pretty new and ex excellent excellent excellent ¬
cellent Waists will be ready at much under their theirordinary theirordinary theirordinary
ordinary prices pricesIn priceIn
In fact some sme women with wih a taste wo for figures fKre will willdecide wi willdecide
decide deide that the materials matria in those th0e Waists Waist would cost costmore cet cetmore costmore
more than the Looser Le prices for the finished finihe garments garmentsTlip gaent
The Thr Waists at 83B8 and SKIeft U81 39 are of soft and ad lustrous lustrousme luMrousmesealtue
lusroull lusroullmeslle
me meslle mesealtue allne silk Ilk In lal street e shade aade and In I light lgh or blue blul and pink pi k
There ThOr am some trim checked and ad plalded silk Waists Waistsa
pllde
lk
a finvariety n fln varet of black silk Ilk WaUtn and nd a number numbr of Wais dainty daintynet dlty dltynet
net Waists Waltll in white and ud cream C I Second sond jecond5OOOOin Floor Flor
50000 in Fine Oil Oi Paintings PaintingsOne Paintin PaintinOne
One Fourth Less Les Than Former Prices PricesMost PricesMost PricesMoit
Most Important Picture PlctuIf Sale W WEver WEue We WeEver
Ever Held Heldlien
lien I a lilt ltnll liitimiy only partial of rourtt lurfbut coursebut but fairly repre repreurnutlvo rpreentatIvs
IntaUv urnutlvo of what hut you yo may expect when jou rOi ou come comeu comeRegular ftre ftreIntaUv
Regular comecla Sale
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O Panel Pictures PleJ11 at S3O 20 Each
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Costumesand Costumes s and Wraps Wrapsat 11 11at
at Half HalfMANY HalfMAY I IarANY
arANY OF THE BEAUTIFUL GARMENTS that
MANY 1 VI will wi be worn wor T OR oate BEAUIFU the remaining remaning OAJUI ten tn nights night of ofLH
Brklns Brooklyns opera eon season WILL BE TKE4Z
COSTU COSTUMES AN AND WRAP WRAPS THAT TIlE B LOESEE TDZ
STOR STORE I Is NOW SELING SELLING FOR HALF TE PRICE LOEER
preparation prepaton For LH u us te the for aa sae sale the fa f spring springili sprin a an adjustment adutment of our ou PRC stocks in
For you ili It f Ia te the ° beat bet pance chance of the winter wintr and ono
that can ca hardly haly be matched mathed again
We cannot cnot givo details detla aan Most of r these beautiful
garments gaenbl are ae individual individua creations creton of which whc there beutlul are
noduplicates nodupUcate But Butpractlcafly the whole fashion gamut ae
practically fahion
w of Costumes Cstue and Wrap Wrap is i I included clude and withoStone withoStonePRICES without gaut one
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Second 000d Foor None ODe e O D or Credited Crdtd CreditedA A
125 125 All Al Silk Sik 27 In Colored Shantung
Pongee 78c 78cADOLLAR 7 7ADOLAR
ADOLLAR A DOLLAR AND A QUARTER QUARTR A YARD ha b has be be
come cme through thruih much exploitation exploiaton a very well
known knownprlceoryery price pric for very wellknown and excellent wel
ver welknwn
rT Ponge Pongee fSIIk8 rThesSShantUun Silks < Tee These Shatun Shantungs 8 that ma math match excelent h them
exactly in quality quaity and ad looks loks should make something
mae
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A Third to Half Hal Less to Pay PayFor PayFor PayFor
For Lace Curtains and Portieres PortieresO Porteres PorteresOFR
FFERS THAT WILL STIR PARTICULAR
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bur t in French dell designs an and clor colors Ther There J Is a artlUc wid wide rsa range brer or
pltem Patterns and c clor color comblatoas combinations t for or choic choice
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1te White Irish Point CurtIu mostly two to
ofktad ofktadS2S of a kind kind2U Irlh Plat 8ral m0tY four pairs
S2S 529 2U a par palr regularly t I up tp to o 14 34Oo 40 M o I U
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o MANY 1IY EXTRAORDINARY EXTORDNARY THINGS have
SO S happened happne In the Looser Loeer Fur ur Store THING In the past pasti
i j le few wes weeks that tht it t seems very lure sure ur that tat te th te the
mind of any woman who is considering Furs at this
Fn
season san wiU Wi turn straight to t Loeaers Loeers
And one OUGHT to consider cJlder Furawhen when absolutely a
Fr baIU
reliabla price rUaJ and a beautiful beutul Furs can ca be bought bught at haft h tY t
priceAt
At such prices price Fura r Wo t ao are a wise INVESTMENT
from the te money standpoint standpint as a well INSTMENT aa a becauaa beaQ they tho
will i return retun the natural natura dividends of comfort and
pleasure plCflSUTQFUR pleau pleasurepus cJfor aa
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