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' THE SUN, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1914.
WHITNEY HOSPITAL TO BE IN BELGIUM HAltmmt $c (Eg Robert Bacon Goes to Fronl (o Arrange for Suitable Location. MRS. IfATUES A XUKSK r.tr.ts, Nov. H.-Tho ambulance or ganized by Mrs. Harry l'ayno Whitney wilt ba assigned to tlio liclittan army. Itobort Uacon, former Anttrtcan Amhaa audor In IMrtx, luui irons to tha front In Uolclum to arranso for a ulUbto loca. Uon. Premier rte Droo.ue.vIUs of IlelBlum has auggeeted that tlio election of a tac tion be deferred a few days until "tlio tlclKtnn army includes Ctotend," und thai then It OH established at that port. The wrr of tlir ambulance however, la anx ious to Ret to the front nnd'. prefers not to wnlt. The Hi Wan ttoyrmneiit ban lexpresseU U.-4 ttr.itlludo for tho tender of the hospital. Tha Uarjes field hospital operating fm the French tef wine In receiving much favorable comm nt ll is Innalled In rhnteau only six mile from the trenches and thus Ih abln to rtv Immediate treat ment. Much tetanus and ganKrene have been prevented. Tho ten motor urn billanctw attached to this Held hospital havo carried as many h 00 wounded In 'a Rlnsle day. . Dr. .famei M WorceMer and Dr. Archi bald HtrotiK are In chart; ot tho hos. Jiltal. They havo n staff ot 'It assistant MlrceonH and six inlncd nurses. Mri. Iliirj(t eervlnc with tho nurt.es. I despatches havo been "received from ltultlmorii sarin r that nfty more motor smhulance will be pent to France from America In the near future. QUEEN THANKS AMERICA. la flrntefnl tn Women for Shirts !rnell for .nldlrr. LoNtx. Nov. 14. Lady Paret, who brought tfto need for socks, ehh-ta and belts for the troops to the attention of American women, ban received the fol low In letter from Queen Mary, through one of the ledies in waltlnc: "The Queen Is mui-h touched at tho. verv lame number ot eoeUs, r-lta nnd shirt belnc made nnd. sent to you for our troop by friends and will w If hern In the I'nlted States. Tan you llnd some oppor tunity of exprewln? to them her Ma jesty's very grateful thinks, for this practical mvi "f sympathy? The thlnse will be of tho Rreatfcst use. It Is with real pteasuro and Rratllleation that her Maj esty accepts them and hopes that your friends wlU continue their Klfts throUBh '"ilady I'neet said to-day that 1B.000 pairs of aocks already had been sent to her and that tho parcels continue to come In every day. "The renerolty of my countrywomen and countrymen Is most frratlfylns." Lady Paget i-aid. "Many of the Rifts are ac companled by Utters from women, chil dren and bhopglrl.1, some, snylnr that , they could spare nothing hut " hour of Imlttlni? dally and that thsy slndly iiav- this leisure time to help the men in the trenches." Ladv fairet added that the, Rifts are forwarded Immediately upon receipt to the men at the front and that the troop;, arc very irrateful for them. SAYS'MASONS AHE NEUTRAL. , 'Editor of Krnlrrnlty Ora-nn noalits Story of fVrmnii CnnipnlKn. A despatch from TlerUn "by way of Paris" Interested New Yorl; freemasons ' yesterday. It said that Miu Herman Kren , masons havo undertaken a campaign ; among the lodk-es of neutral countries In favor of the German enive and that hlKh , officers of tho Ocrman Masonic fraternity aro vlsltlnc thoso countries, including tho , United States. ' All this was news at Masonic Hall. Tho German IJmperor I- not a Mawin. though hla father and ki .indfather were; lvlnR George of HnKland Is not n Mason, either, thoimh Edward VII was. As It happens j none of the rulrs of ihe countries at war Is a momher oi the Masonic order C. C. Hunt of the Hnnnnlr HtnntUirtl said that tf Is possible Gernan Mamma have started for this and qiher countries on an errand of persuasion, but tho chances are that nothing of the sort Is trim. Obviously, said Mr. Hunt, tho ordiv could not take sides In the war. nor could It rountennncft any missionary work by ' pro-Germans or other". ' The order an ' whole Is committed to op'noslni? war nnd furthering peace. The German Indue tn New orif hnv.i dono mu'-h to a.d Herman relief work ' There aro twenty-nine of these lodees ' with wrvlces In German, and thy have ' ralxrd 1:0,000 w far. are des.roys of nmpresslng upon the5r mairay patrons, mow Ibtuisfllly pi ami mi in g their holiday shopp.inig, the tremendous economic advantages attending the Store's liberal policy in regard to the free shipment of merchandise. Under this policy all purchases, whether charged or paid for in cash (including: heavy and bulky packages), will be forwarded free of charge by mail, express or freight to any point in the United States ; and all purchases, whether charged or paid for in cash, not exceeding twenty (20) pounds in weight, will be forwarded free by mail to all territories and dependencies of the United States, 11 111 or to all foreign countries where Parcel Post rates aj New,-Seasoniable-Merchandlise Offering Special Price Advantages for Monday A Special Purchase of Sponged Broadcloth (54 inches wide), in dark brown, dark green, prune and black, will be offered, at tho exceptional price of S1.65 per yard. BRITISH HAVE NEW GUN. lVraiinn TliroliiK M Ponnil Jhrll Is t'apil AKitl'hM .trerft. The Hrlt'.Mi have a new inin with which thev are to tlKht.Riijirt aircraft, mcord Inrr to the London n'llit. It has been ap proved by 'lin War Office, but, although many poieons havo seen tho photographs and drnwlnca, thr censor will not allow any but very tneanro details to be pub lished. Til Rtm has been served out to the expeditionary force la Krancu nnd HelBltim and has been mounted on mn:u point of vantiiRO nlonf tho eat and Miuth coasts of KnRland and throuehout 1,ondon. The irun Is the product of the Vlckera workt. It throws a x pound shell oyer a range of tlvc miles. The Kim Itself welR-hs about 1,500 pounds nnd has a re roll equlalen' to about twelve tone, It can bo adjusted Instantly to any point horizontally or to any vertical rango up to about 70 degrees. It Is well suited to rapid transportation on a motor chassis, and It Is expected that It will bo eiy effective for uio with motor scouta as well as HKalnst aircraft. It Is a rapid fire weapon. Acrordlns to reports from I'ranee it demonstrated It value very quickly, and when tlrst,tr!d soon, brought down a German nlr ('out. AJEERICANS GET GERMAN MILLS. nia- Inaalo AVnnlli-n l'lnnt thnnaem Hands lleennse of War, Pasio, N. J.i Nov. (. Hecause of the war conditions at" nil .Hermans In control of the Uera Mills of this city, i branch of one of th eroatehl wiiollon fvinceins In the w'orli,, have tranferrjd their Interests to Americana, who hava Incorporated tho bttilneea with a capital f 11,750,000. The mills here as well as tho. In Ger many were owned by Krnest F" Welasfloir, Kutrene Kuckdeschel ofld VIrnest andHu dolpb feyer. , Tho lneororBtoyi of Ihe new Tasaalc company are christian Ilahn en, who hau been the general manager of tne plant: Otto IJrunWner and Henry Flatterman, SUGGESTS WAR TROPHY SHOW. Paris "FtKitro" lfmr nxpoatttnp in Aid Military mrllle. ' fpeell CnbU Vt)xieK tn Tin Sen, Pajiis, Nov 1 1 -"The Fiaarn suKfteKtc i that a war exposition bo held In Va(s to raise fund fof ml II I airy cbarltlaa Irt need t of money The articles exhibited, It la su:fKeted. ehould conilat of uniforms, equipment and The Mourning Department (Third Floor) Fashionable Gowns, Suits and Hats for Mourning, at very moderate prices, are now awaiting selection. Arrangements havo been completed to offer at Special Sale, commencing to-morrov, Women's Mourning Dresses of fine quality and correct styles, at the exceptional price of . S 2 9. 0 0 An interesting feature on tho Third Floor for Monday and Tuesday, November 1 6th and 1 7th, will be An Extraordinary Sale of Women's Negligees and Lounging Robes in new, smart Winter models prepared especially for tho occasion and maiked at undeniably appealing prices. Negligees of corduroy velvet in a variety of charming colors; lined with silk at $14.50 Negligees of brocaded crepe do Chine, lined throughout with albatross at $9.50 Imported Negligees of albatross, with lacc-cdgcd collar and cuffs of hand-embroidered lingerie at $9.25 Negligees of extra-quality crcpo do Chine, plain or brocaded; trimmed with swansdown at $7.75 Japanese Lounging Robes of quilted silk, daintily embroidered; a garment of superior quality at $6.90 Lounging Robes of eiderdown or blanketing . . .at 3.85 8,000 Pairs off Women's Short Olace Gloves (Imported) pique sewn, in white, tan or black, will bo placed on sale at the very special price of 85c. per pair. Women's Siik Hosiery In excellent qualities, will be specially priced. Women's Black Silk Hose per pair . . . 62c. & 95c. Women's Black or White Silk Hoso, per pair .... $1.25 Extraordinary Values will be offered in i Women's Fortrimmed Coats (silk-lined) made on the newest lines, off fashionable materials, and in every way unusual at the prices quoted. Coats of black velour velvet, with collar and cuffs of fur and tho modish flare skirt bordered with fur ... at $42.50 Coats of wade-wale corduroy; a new bcitcd model, smartly trimmed with fur, at $32.00 Many of" this season's Imported Coats and Afternoon and Evening Wraps are now marked at appreciable reductions from the original prices. A' Special Offering of Women's Crepe Blooses will present two new, stylish models at most attractive prices. Blouses of French crepe in shades appropriate for suit wear, with accentuations of gold laco,' at ' $6.75 Hand-embroidered Blouses of French crepe in a variety of the wanted shades . at $8.50 French Model Blouses, of lace, crepe and fancy silks, have been marked at tho greatly reduced prices of $18.5.0, $28.00 and upward In the Department for Misses" and Small Women, oh tho Second Floor, Afternoon Dresses off Velveteen S3! in a variety of attractive styles, will be on sale, in a special assortment, at tho remark ably low price (considering the qualities) of . . . ' . $,1.7.5p Women's "Ready-to-wear Go wns (Third Floor) New Dresses, representing the latest ideas, are constantly being received and placed on sale in tho newly arranged section provided for tho exclusive showing of Dresses. A display, prepared for Monday, consists of Afternoon and Evening Dresses that have not heretofore been shown. Inspection is cordially invited. A Special Offering will be made of Woman's Afternoon and Evening Dresses at the exceptional price of . $29.00 An Unustnal Sale off Corsets and Brassieres will offer special inducements at these prices:. Corsets of coutil, sizes 18 to 30 . at $1.35 Custom-made Corsets of coutil, for medium and stout figures, sizes 20 to 30, at $3.50 & 4.50 Trimmed Brassieres, sizes 32 to 46, at ." 38c, 75c. & 95c. The Millinery Department on the Third'Floor will provide an attraction for the smart woman in v A Specially Prepared Sale off . Hats off French Felt (fur-trimmed), featuring the delicate shades . that, are so fashionable this season. These Hats will ,vbo offered at the exceptional price 1 t An interesting Offering in the Upholstery Department (Fourth Floor) will consist of Reversible Vefloor Portieres (Custom-made in workrooms in the establish ment), at the unusually low price of $ 1 7.50 per pair. These Portieres are made with open edges, of tho same quality of velour that Is ordinarily used for special orders, and represent a variety of desirable color combinations. Also 400 imported Screens (in four panels) at about one-half the usual prices. Rep Screens, in Delft, rose, green and brown, with painted top panels . at $5.50 & 7.90 Hand-embroidered Screens of satin, in green, brown.hluo and black . . att $9.75 Decorative Lace Pieces (Hand-made Filet) at decided reductions from former prices, will provide a highly interesting offering at tho Special Sales Tables on the First Floor. Table Covers Scarfs Pillow Slips Chair Backs Arm Pieces $5.50, 6.50 to 38.00 8.50, 1 1.00 to 37.50 6.50, 7.50 to B9.00 4.50, 5.00 to 22.00 J.50, 2.00 & 2.50 V .1 . fi' A roMmber..a$fprlmrrocd Hats, in Various styles ajjpjroprjate Winter, will also bo Included ( In, this Sale at the reduced price of $ 1 2.00 In the Lace Curtain Department (Fourth Floors a limited quantity of Hand-made Filet Lace Panels and French Lace Curtains will -be placed on sale at remarkable price concessions. Slftrtij-frMriii Jiffy AttWte-liaJiiiaim &mtwf $ ark GUjirtij-fiftij 8tmt