THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 1920.
30 COPS FOOLED BY
FERRY STRIKE TALE
Appear t Stoke Municipal
goati to Slatcn Island, Imt
No Workers Go Ont.
HOI OR PROVES MYXTLUY
Adv.mrp In Wago Scale Re
ported as Not Satisfac
tory to Men.
A rumor of a threatened strike, of
fort?' two itokers, who (Ire th Municipal
.-frreK (o titaten Inlanil, brought thirty
mUOMOML ull of whom worked on the
boat durlntr the hint strike, u the ferry
t,UM at South Ferry luat nlcht They
arrived In their old clothnu, with glOVM
m protect tbtir hands when thoy DafW
to heave coal Into the furnaces, but
mere iu nothing for them to do.
The ftrllte which, according to un
in, l rumor, had been set for D o'clock,
felled to materialize at that hour. Tho
policemen waited wound until mldnlirht.
thinking- perhaps their orders hud not
I i iultn correct and that tht trouble
sOUld hi kIii when tho night crews were
Tho strike report , apparently cam
from nowhtn and wound up in th
sam plaoa, Several days ago Orovsr
(Vhaltn, rmnmlssloner of Plant and
st run iri's, posted a notlca of a new
wage i t)MUl'undr which the itokari
wero to receive 11,750 a year. It was
this notion that started the rumor. It
was reported that the men were dlssat
Isfli d with the new scale, and that they
purposed to strike last night at t ,
Soon after 7 o'clock the various police
precincts begnn receiving an order, i
which apparently came direct from the 1
Police Commls'Hloner'B office. Instructing 1
iiul . ommandlnt officers of the station
houses to find the men who previously
had Worked on the boats and have them
report at once to the Marine Davlslon
"with their old clothes."
At headquarters the police profeesed
to know rmt lilriK about the order or the
reasons for It other than the fact that
It had been Issued. Thin was true also
of the police In tho various precincts
Mr. lull n could not bo located to give
his version of tho affair.
It was said at tho Jlotel Rarle, where
ho lives, that he had ffone to Far Hock.
away for tht week end. In some quar
ters lag), iiiKht it was doclared that the
ferrymen, or whoever It wai that
tarted the rumor, nieroly were trying
to have a little fun with the Mayor and
Lamps and Shades
Alt fsmps ndacrd to 101 tn 50t
from eldphom of $7.50 to S300
AT AUGUST DISCOUNTS
OVINGTON'S second floor is
devoted to lamps and shades
of Quality and charm. The best
lamps from the best sources are
all that Ovington's try to show.
Yet always the prices are reason
able. Once a year, you will find
them lower than they deserve to
be. That time is now ant) for
the month of August all Oving
ton lamps and shades carry prices
of 10 per cent to 50 per cent less
than the usual fair prices.
"The Gift Shop of Fifth Avenue"
314 Fifth Avenue
Near 32nd St II
541 Fifth Avenue
Delow 45 Street
o f Wardrobe Trunks
and Quality Luggage
SAVINGS UP TO 40
fe-juarter size Wardrobe
Trunk made by the Inde
fctfapto folks. Four capaciaui
weB planned drawers.
Mi. price 570. Alt) fA
(sfd.Vl,T.R full lize, open
(O Wardrobe Trunk, with
(nntjXplf door. Vulcanized
brc justruction. Laundry
IW.-ttM bags. Regular
Trunk; fibre covered; 5 hang
ers. Reg. price OA 7
J?4J. Sale price. . Jp ,J. f 0
Included in this of
fering are a number
of sample Wardrobe
Trunks of national
ly known makes,
at 40 reduction.
Cowhide. Suitcase, heavy oak
tanned sole leather, saddle
'f itched, linen lined, sole
leather straps all around, 34
1 f :oich. Reg.
Genuine Cowhide Traveling
Bafts; leather lined; reinforced
corners; brown and tan; 16 and
18 inch sizes. Light yet ex
tremely, durable. Regular
Sale price. .
jfroponionate Reductions throughout our Entire
Itotk of Trunks', Suit Cases, Ladies' Hat Boxes,
elk -End Cases, and Leather Goods.
541 FIFTH AVE.
Below 45th Street
"1TE7ITH prices reduced every-
where during August
Sales, you want to be sure of the
quality you are getting at lower
These Silks are from regular
assortments the higher type to
which you are accustomed.
Colored Georgette Crepe
in beautiful shades, 40 inches wide,
Colored Washable Satin
in handsome evening colors with high
lustre; 36 inches wide . . . .yaid $1.68
Colored Crepe de Chine
in street and evening colors; 40 inches
wide yaid $1.95
Colored Dress Satin
chiffon finish, high lustre; 36 inches
wide yard $1.95
Black Dress Satin
lovely lustre; 36 inches wide,
Black Satin Sublime
beautiful quality; 36 inches wide,
Store Closes at 5 P. M. Closed Saturdays during August.
38th Street FIFTH AVENUE 39th Street
Telephone Orders Filled Phone Filing 1900 Ask for Telephone D:sk
Manufacturer' 8 Surplus Stock of
Breakfast Coats and Negligees
Beautiful models in soft, Brocaded Satin, pink, peach, American beauty,
orchid, French blue and turquoise. Less than former wholesale cost.,
Porto Mean Lingerie
A new shipment of Night
Gowns and Envelope
Chemises, hand-made and
hand - embroidered ex
ceptional values at
Envelope Chemises of fine
$1.25, $1.50, $1.95
Four Attractive Brassieres
50c 75c 95c $1.00
Bandeau styles, of pink figured material, hook back with
elastic insert; also one fitted Brassiere; lace yoke,
V back and front, in white only all unusual values.
Imported and Domestic
Plenty of charming designs
and color combinations that
have been greatly reduced.
Don't miss an opportunity
like this, to redecorate your
bed-rooms, sun-room or living
room. " Floor.
If you buy by comparison,
you will realize how low is this
price for this lovely quality. A
complete range of colors, in
cluding white; 30 inches wide.
A low price for such splendid
quality. , Navy blue only.
Damask Table Cloths
Brown's Shamrock Brand
$16.50 to $45.00
Larger sizes at propor
$19.50 to $74.00
Brown's Shamrock Brand
$16.75 to $69.00
$21.00 to $79.00
Featuring Linens from John S. Brown Sons
In the August Sale
TOMORROW we direct your attention to a very unusual assort
I ment from the celebrated John S. Brown Sons of Belfast,
Ireland, which we believe represents thejargest assortment which has
come to this market in many years. Prices arc based on contracts
placed a long time ago, and in consequence are greatly below present
Included in this splendid assortment are table cloths, napkins,
towels, sheets, pillow cases, and 'embroidered Jbedspreads.
Other special lines are also offered at reduced prices principally
to close out.
Union Huck Towels
Brown's Shamrock Brand
Kitchen & Glass Towels
Brown's Shamrock Brand
Clearance of Table
Pure Linen Damask
In sizes 2X2)4 and 2x3 yds.
Cotton Huck Towels
Plain hemmed, special
lot, size 18x36 inches.
Pure Linen Damask
Clocked Thread Silk Hose black on white,
white on black, also navy, cordovan, black or white
with self clocks. Lisle soles and tops, pair $2.44
AJ1 Silk Hose sheer quality in black or
white. Remarkably low price pair $2.39
Full Fashioned Silk Mixture Hose black,
white or brown .pair $1.45
Openwork Fibre Hose made with seamed
back and seamless foot, black, white, brown
and several mixtures pair 95c
Silk Lisle Hose seamed back, seamless foot,
black, white, cordovan, Russia calf. . . .pair 58c
Unusual Sale of Fine Summer Hosiery
For Men and Women
Thanks to a most fortunate buying opportunity we secured
this large and comprehensive assortment of hosiery at extremely
low prices. By marking all numbers very close we are able to offer
in this sale values that are really exceptional, combining as they
do good quality with moderate prices.
Every item makes a special appeal from the practical view
point. There are no freaks or fads in the group. It is a collection
of good, serviceable hosiery, the kind you need every day. Today
is the time to lay in a supply, at prices lower than any quoted during
the last six months for merchandise of this high quality.
August Clearance! Women's Low Shoes
Six Hundred Pairs of Pumps and oxfords from our regular
stocks. All originally very much higher- priced. In fact some
were among our finest models. All sizes, but not in any one style.
None C. O. D. Second Floor. No Returns
Silk Half Hose fine in quality; these socks
arc full fashioned, with lisle tops and soles, black,
white, cordovan, navy and grey pair $1.39
Fibre Silk Half Hose made with reinforced
toe and heel; these socks have a well earned
reputation fof durability; black, cordovan,
suede and several other shades pair 75c
Mercerized Lisle Half Hose reinforced
soles assure practical serviceability, black only;
marked very low at pair 55c
Mercerized Lisle Half Hose fine seamless
locks; black, navy and grey pair 40c
The Midsummer Furniture Sale
Mahogany Tea Wagon
of generous proportions.
Priced at $22.75
Sewing Table in Mahog
Two-piece Living Room Suite, made in the Lord &
Sofa, $245.00 Arm Chair, $145.00
I I ' - hi 1
solid Mahogany. . .$19.75
Chair or Rocker, flag
Heppelwhite Dining Room Suite, 10 pieces, in ma
hogany '. $675.00
I,ouis XVI. Mahogany Bedroom Suite. Priced, with
full size bed $475.00 N
Queen Anne Dining Room Suite, 10 pieces, complete.
Choice of Mahogany or American Walnut. P necn
at ... $750.00
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