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THE SUN; SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 1913.
HAMMERSTEIN CLERK IS ROBBED OF $5,570 Money 'I'n ken From I'ocUH on CcJ '.'ii Way From Itmik to T lion Mr. tim 'st I'D nv Tin: firm Toll of Tlnoo Men Wlio .lostled Him on Trollcv Is Not IIoikIciI. EirlrJ-fourl unb (Eliirly-uftlj fttrrrta ellirlu-fnnrttj attb ffrjirty-fiflb. fHrtttt TELEPHONE 7000 MTIRRAY HILL .T. ,T Frliinlcll Rfiioinl Hti'lltnr for tli I In in tin-1 c h-iii iIii'iiMchI Iptcroul . lint ),"" ,i few mliiim liifmi- unon i'stoi il,i. Mi' ,! Unit tn men, ollly thtx", iiililicil hltn nf tin' mi t it mi u llin.iilwiiy liiillcy cur In n lie iih on III u.iy fintii tin- AIiiIimI ISmik. "I'lilrtv-ttilt stmt mill Itniii'lu ii . to tin' Vlctnilii 'I'lin iitio, S t-tit Ii iiviiiiit" hihI Knrty-HPiTinil Mrrot. Srliinlili In mil liimdoil, ami tin only cliancc tin' I liiiiiini'rxtolim have nf bi'ltiK r oitii tin t ft il fur tlielr Itcs In In ll.l- till' polllO UIOiM- till' mom', all of which Is In imII ihaiiKi'l Mil Mr. f-'clunlilt afi liln-il li nc,w Until nicri'trlii nl'oiit clMiiii inoiitlii aco lie Is US .M'aiii olil, llvi at -T.'i UrvIc I'l.irc. ArlliiKlon, N .1. Willi Iik wife alii llc rhlldicn. Ilifoto In- wan hlifil by the llatniiieisti'liif lie was lionkleror for lMnli'1 II. Shaw X. 10. HiiinrniK In front licet. In fun' that hi' ,u In hiiMlin'i fur himself an the nunci of III" l.alla lluuUIr Pattern I'onil'Hin ami licforc that he ms bookkeeper for Ucbkr, Morris & Vu,irpr, HthoRiaplH'iH. This iomti the Mvt elehteen yeiirn of lilt life. He Iiuh been In the halilt nf I j 1 1 1 1 1 s mid wlthilrawliiK tnoney for the firm, mnl oincllintu rarrltiJ 20,0u0 Hiniiisti the ntreetn. IIli Instructions from Oscar llamniersteln have hern to lake a taAlcah whenever he rarrlcil l.irpe amount:. Ill failure to lo this yesterday cost the Urm the money, Sehnildt went to the Mutual Hank at about It o'clock and ili'imMti'il between $.1,000 mvl $l.min In eluekn and then cached the llrm'H check for i,'i,&7ii He rot $.1.0110 In $:o hill!., $:,iioo in K.n bills and the remainder In 5 bills, lie went to a ill In the btnk. lulled the money up and wiappi'd it In a ii.?.i"-r. which he put In lit!" hip pocket He did not wear Btl o eicci.it. "It was Mii'h a tdioi t ride Unit I didn't think a taxlcab mil necchiui .'' he said shnrth after he cot back to the theati "I walked to the coiricr of 'I'lilrty-foui th street and boanlnl a pa an, ou enter trolley car. A number of men not on at the s.iiih place and the teal platform' was ciowctccl. 1 "A man dliectly m from of me kept ' erowdltiu back all the time and the man behind him kept i-hoitin: me forward. As tin man In fiont slipped in the doorway, W itll Hie ill.!' Im'IiiihI. he drotipeil his Ulll bnlla and ftnopnl to picli it up. As' he stooped he bin ked into me and the I man behind, who carried a black raincoat hut hi" arm. push' d ahead I think that was when the money was taken." He said he pushed up into tin- car and Ins wav was fi isiieiitlv blocked by a tall ' oiniK man who wore jl, cap. He be lieves this Until man was one nf the KatiK. Schmidt ib scribes th" man In front of bun as about !. ears old, lib) pounds, with a black muMache and a dt rby hat. Arthur H.inimrrstciii s.ild there ar iniin.v iinu who ham; annul. I the theatre who know all about Schmidt's movements. "We h.ue Implicit loiilldelice in Mr. Schmidt." said Mr Hatnmcrsteln. "He ban Kiuie 'to the bank eveiv day for the last sixteen months and suiuettnies has larileil much larcer amounts. We know nil about his antecedent!) foi the lust eiehtien oi twenU years, and If a man has kept honot that UiiKth of time he is too old to learn new lilcks at th ze of 6i. ' FIRE PREVENTION A DISGRACE. Chief r.nerln 'It'll Mnnufncr nrera Hurile l.elldn I William liuerln. chief of tiie Bureau of I'ire I'ieentlon. told a meetuiu' of manu facturers and ic.il estate owners: III the Washington IrWiix llih .school audi torium i c.-ti relay that Hie prevention In t lie flitted States wa. so far behind the standard nf Kurnpcan etties that it was a fttntidlns dls-'tai'e to this inuntr. Tli meeting was under the auspices of tr "otton Uarnictit .Manufacturers nf Nt- York, Inc. Chief tiuerm's address was on the sub ject of the labor laws passed In this State within the past jcar m two and which he admitted had been effective In Ics-cnliiK tire risks when the law was properly car ried out. "The citizen" nf th.s republic lake a JUfct pride In Its achievements and Its ie markahle development and the pride of citizenship In this eouutry Ij practically universal," he said "With all this m x lew, however, 1 have to say that In lire pievetitlon and legislation we are so hope lessly behind tho llumpeun cities tint It is a standing dlsnracc to us. The ,tir,iR loss by Hie In KurupiMii countries Is nnl otie.tenth nf what It s In the fnltcd Slates, Varinus excuses luve been made fnr this, hut they ate nil more or less ab surd. Une of the excuses Is that too much wood Is itsid In construction of i...... 'ni.i. .. ,...1.1 . I. inner" ii. 'ir. till!, tectum n'n niter an , it iioreci.'ible effet r nn rhe tnt.it imiess there was a contlaeratlou such as the ijrri'tt OMc.ifM tire. In the aRKrec.cte $:'5o,o00,00i) wort'.i of property Is lost In tho fnlled States M.irly by tires most of which wete pteventable and $:ri0,0iui,. oon more Is spent In Hie pievetitlon and flHhtlni; fires." lie ascribed a Bleat deal nf this lo.s to ca relehsnei-s In following cii'iiiiion sensi safeguards. He enunieralcd the laws thai have been passed and said piocress wa beln made rapidly, hut It was ma!nl In the hands of the f.Kloij ownus to ace tint 111" laws were enforced MANHATTAN CLUB BUYS HOME. Decide" lo I'orelinse Proper I. nt Mildlsoo A wiuie ami 'Jlllh l, filial detalle wile clOi-eil esteula fnr the putchasc! by the Muiibatliin Club nf Its present i lubliini'-e pinieit at the southeast loriiii of Madison avenue and Twent.slxlli slteit. The Lincoln Ti list I'ninpain as tru-ln t.i the eslatii of I'laia II. .Irtnnie u,ie title to tho cllllj fm a staled c nusidi latbm of 1 173,000, sub. Ject to a inortKiiue for Jciil.Onn Inslea I i' payini; nil cash for the pioperty, how ever, liie club Kan back In Die Lincoln Ti ust Company two mnriKrtitcM for a total nf 5:!7"i,(iOn. It will be seen from Ibis Unit the clubi- utility In Hie property ri noiints lo mil v $ lo.noo, Ini'lslrm to puichase the present iluh. louse was icaebid f-ccnil weeks ajo h iir the iiieinber.s h:n eonduiteil a two M'his search fnr a belter location ami 1 ail satlslleil themselves thai h njd lion e best aiisweied t Ik ir pin po.i It Ii r li sioiy biick mid brow ntone biiihl. vllh wiib frontHites of l!i I fi e on Madl. sou avtuue and 17.'i fi et mi Tim nty-sxtli el'-cM It I' aces Madison Sipiaie l',itl s"d just across Twcnlc .sixth stieet t mil Madlsnii Siprai i' I iardi n The bulld I K (nnierlc WHS the hiillle of Ibe n. veini Club anil befme Unit wan nccupled b1 Ibe Atneiican .lie ke Club I'lans wern Died a month iiro for Unl ilterttlons lo the building. THE FOLLOWING ITEMS OF MERCHANDISE, EXPRESSLY SELECTED FOR SALES Women's Wraps and Coats in an umiuisuaSiy inileresiting assortment, to be offered on the Third Floor, will present most attractive values at the following prices: Coat Wraps of soft-finished velour, In green, taupe and black; three-quarter length, sillk lincd and fur-trimmed . . at $35.00 Imported Coats of diagonal cheviot in taupe and black; full-length, finished with fur collar at $22.00 Tailored Coats for practical wear, made of fancy cheviot in navy, brown, taupe and black; in three-quarter length, unlined, fin ished with velvet collar . . at $2 9.00 Wormemi's House Gowns and Negligees comprising new Autumn and Winter models, wilt afford unusual advantages at the follow ing prices: Mi o use Dresses of crepe de chine at $2 1.00 Negligees of crepe de Chine, trimmed with marabout at $8.00 Negligees of albatross . . . " 3.75 Blanket Robes " 3.50 House Gown Department, Third Floor En the ii hird Floor Millinery Department Black Velvet Hats in a variety of chic, attractive styles, with trimmings of fur and ostrich, will command special attention at $23.00 A large selection of Trimmed Hats, in smart, modish effects appropriate for various occasions, is being shown in the regular stock at prices ranging from $35.00 to 25.00. MSsses' and Stnmaflfl Women's Wool Velour Coats made up in ail the desirable colors, will be on sale at the very special price of $22.50 Appreciable reductions have been effected in the prices of a number of English-made Coats, suitable for motor, street and travel wear. Mosses' and Children's Muslin Underwear and House Gowns at unusually low prices, as follows: Misses' Nightgowns . . , .at 5c. Children's Nightgowns . . at 85c. Misses' Drawers, sizes 10 to (6 years, at 50c. Children's Knickerbocker Drawers, sizes 2 to 8 years . . . . at 35c. Misses' Combination Garments at $1.10 Misses' and Children's Skirts, 85c. k 1.45 Misses' and Children's liousegowns of eiderdown, sizes 4 to 8 years . at $2. 1 0 sizes 10 to 16 years . . . at 3.00 Misses' and Children's Blanket Robes, sizes 4 to 8 years . . . . at $1.85 sizes 10 to 16 years . . . . at 2.75 Also Misses' Silk Jersey Petticoats (sizes 34 to 36 inches), with rufifi!e of messa line or silk Jersey ; in black and colors, at $3. 90 Furs and Fur Garments made of choice skins, carefully sclecled and matched, are attractively displayed in the new department on the Third Floor. Included in the collection are Evening Coats and Wraps of ermine, chinchilla, white kara' kul and brocaded velvet, the latter being fur-lined; Motor Coats of raccoon, leopard, civet cat, gray beaver, coney, marmot and genet, with trimmings of various fur combinations; Muffs and Neckpieces in the newest styles and most fashionable furs, cover ing a wide range of prices; and an extensive assort ment of Fur Trimmings in the most desired widths and the new, striking colors. QUOTED AT SPECIAL PRICES, HAVE BEEN BE HELD TO-MORROW (MONDAY): A Special Sale of Oriental Rugs is now in progress in the new Rug Department on the Fifth Floor. These Rugs were individually selected in Persia and Caucasia by B. Altman & Co.'s New York buyers, And are being offered, in a very unusual assortment, at substantial re ductions from the prices generally asked. The wearing qualities off these Rugs are fully guaranteed by B. Altman & Co. Paris-made Gowns and Suits received from the foremost fashion designers, are on sale in the Special Order Dressmaking Department on the Third Floor. Orders will be taken, at reasonable prices, for Gowns and Suits duplicating these models or reflecting ideas originated in the establishment. New Imported Blouses in a very representative collection of smart models, form an impressive feature of the display in the Women's Blouse Department. Among them are French Blouses, designed for dress wear, which reflect the latest mode in Paris; these are shown in lace, with and without fur trimmings; lace and net com binations; hand-embroidered net; charmeuse, etc. A large assortment of American-made Blouses is also ready for selection, in new models appropriate for every occasion. Included are Blouses of chiffon, lace, plaid effects, and plain and brocaded crepes de Chine. Fine French Lingerie recently received from Paris and now being shown in a very complete assortment, is expressive of the most advanced ideas in the designing and adornment of Women's Undergarments, combining the sheerest fabrics with the most exquisite needlework- Among the dainty garments in the display are Night Robes; Chemise, including the popular Josephine model; Combinations, featuring the new combined chemise and culotte; Petticoats designed to accord with the slender silhouette; Boudoir and Breakfast Jackets, etc. Many of these garments are beautifully hand embroidered and trimmed with real lace. Women's Knitted Underwear DepH The complete equipment for Autumn and Winter is now in stock and includes Underwear in French and English gauze silk; Italian silk; silk-and-wool mixtures, all-wool and Swiss ribbed fabrics; also Betalph Underwear (an exclusive product), Dcimct Linen Mesh Underwear, and Shetland Wool Slumber Slips. Some of the interesting silk novelties shown are Mousquetairc ankle-length Bloomers; Knickcr Skirts; Knicker Combinations; and Knickcr Skirts with detachable Corset Cover; all designed and made in B. Altman & Co.'s workrooms. Infants1 and Little Children's Fine Imported Garments in distinctive styles and designs, made of the sheerest, softest fabrics and embellished with exquisite hand wrought needlework, are displayed in a large, well chosen assortment which comprises every essential of the baby's wardrobe. Included arc hand-made, hand-embroidered Christening Robes, Long and Short Dresses and Petticoats and Long and Short Coats; Hats and Bonnets; Flannel Garments; Wrappers, Sacques and Underwear; Bibs, Bootees, etc.; also Carriage Robes and Afghans. An interesting selection of Bassinettes, Wardrobe Baskets, Hampers and other Nursery Furnishings. Complete Layettes from Stock or to Order. Several Hundred Pairs of Reversible Velour Portieres (Custom made) the actual value of which is $30.00 per pair, will be on special sale to-morrow at $ 1 6. These Portieres are in a variety of attractive color combinations and self-colors, and are of superior style and quality. Mahogany Art Furniture in a special assortment, will be marked at the following unusual concessions from the regular prices: Mahogany Tea Wagons, plain, regularly $27.00 . . at I i 7.00 with inlay, regularly $28.00 . at 18,00 Mahogany Muffin Stands, with inlay, regularly $10.50 . . . . at $7.50 Mahogany Tip Tables, octagonal or circular, 17-inch top; regularly $6.00 . . at $4.00 24-inch top; regularly $10.50 . at 7.75 Mahogany Nested Tables consisting of four tables, each with inlay, regularly $30.00 ... at $20.00 In the regular stock of the Art Objects and Bric-a-brac Department will be found a rep resentative collection of Mahogany Art Furniture, comprising Tea Wagons; Tea Tables; Telephone, Sewing and Card Tables; Serving Trays, Cellarettes, Music Cabinets, etc. The Silk and Velvet Departments have received and are showing the later im portations off Silk Velvets and Plushes for Autumn and Winter Gowns, representing the latest Paris fashions in fabrics and colors. Included are Brocaded Plushes, Velvets and Crepes; Metal-woven Silks in rich effects; Taffetas imprime sur chaine; Matelasse ZiV-.i and Salome Satins. An unusual offering off Siiiris for to-rnc"rs will consist off 2,000 Yds. of Brocaded Crepe Charmeuse (40 inches wide), in all-white and all-bia;-.. regularly sold at $5.00, 5.50 and 6.150 per yar-J, at the special price off . . . $2.d A Sale of Stationery will comprise boxes containing' 4 quires of writing paper and 1 quire of correspondence cards (in white only), with envelopes to match ; an exceptionally good value at . 75c. IFTH AVENUE 34th and 35th Streets NEW YORK Atttttatt $C (Efl. RFTH AVENUE 34th and 35th Streets NEW YORK