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THE SUN, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1916.
STUDYING ART AMONG WILD ELEPHANTS IS TICKLISH WORK ir M- TiiiriTTiffifiwnri"'t mr n " - Ll-' "As we started forward the angry unnrl of n leopard wanned um of (tin chance vc wore taking. Wn waited for n few moments, but there ni no further demonstration. "While prorltiK nbotit I detected the Is-ast erossltiK the tin; some llflecn yards nlsive, and foolishly lit-win shooting when 1 emild not see to tilin. f could ooo where (he bullets struck, lie, the wind' spurted up beyond the leopard. The flrnt two went beyond her, but the third scored. raced to about the place from which she hud charsed. Hy this time tho cartridge, was In place and I wheeled to face the leopard In rnldnlr. My rifle was knocked llylmr and In Its place was eighty pounds of frantic. IlKbtliiK cat. "She struck me IiImIi In the chest and can Kht my upper rlxlit arm in her mouth, chewing and growling av-agc-ly. With my left hand I caught her throat mid tried to wrench my right arm free, but succeeded only In The beast stopped and I thought j drawing the full Jenglh of the arm she was killed. My syce broke Into the usual hook of triumph, which was promptly cut short by uaiother song, one that only a thoroughly angry leopard Is capable of making as It churges. "For Just a flash I wus paralyzed with fear. This .Is a sensation that through her mouth an Inch at a time, I was conscious of no pain, only tho sound of the crushing of tense muscles nnrt the choking, grunting snarl of tho angry beast. "Wo went to the ground, the leopard underneath, my right hand In her mouth, mv left clutching her throat, always comes to a man under such my knees on her lungs, my elbows In . companions were at dinner boftre it.. circumstance. One cannot move u her armpits, spreading Iter front leg!) 1 tent. They had heard the shots M iniisciu lor ii sjmce os oner as me iar apart so that nor frantic clawing nan specumien on ine prnhnhllitiu winn or an eye, or sometimes n trine ilM nothing more than tear my Hhlrt. Anally aecliimg trait I wa in :i mln, longer. Truii It disappears -and Her body was twisted In nn effort to with a lion or with natives, but th I uioun one may oc certain tnai ileum . get n purchase on the ground to turn I would have me enemy or the ttifnv Is only a moment off. the brain Is h I nffnfn.l tin tvmilfl Imvn ItlM hpflo thev rinM -... C struggling. At the same timn t f(j myself weakening slmllaily hiuI ttien came to bo a question which woji give up nrsi. ''After what seemed to he ,m inl mlnuhlc. time she stopped Mriin,., I let go and tried to stand, callim t. tho syco that I was finished. If screwed up nis courage siiineiehtly (1 approach. Then I saw tho Iroimrdt,, ginning to gasp and I knew sue !, recover. If she did there was no j for me. I could not cscupo In r ,i (l , onn time. "I asked the syce for his lnlfP. ),. In Ills fear he hud throuu it Ho found It quickly, however, nrnl ,' mnde sure the beast would not attic i me ogiiln. I tried to take tho !poi,ifj to camp, but finally wan well satl to reach there myself without hfr "When J rnme to the zoroba tn clear and every muscle Is at command ThN momentary paralysis Is Well known, and Is responsible for many deaths among big game hunters. "The power for action came. I hold. "('or n moment there was no chaugo in our positions and t hoped for the llrst time 1 hat I had a chance. I'p to then It had simply been a good fight worked the bolt of my rifle and Is?-1 which I expected to lose, hut If I could 1 came cotmclous that the tnagnzlm was empty. At the same Instant I realized that a solid point cartridge iiK,i.nKL hsclct A I wjrs wr unuur run THE AMERICAr MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTOKV PItTl'HK t lonrself Allan work, Tliee have to be dug out IJnartermaln. the mighty ele- iuletly 4i as u side lisiie. .... . ., i ''Oh, yes." ho said when pressed hard, pliant hunter of Itlder Hag-',. .v . ! i n, ' "i'Very hunter of big game has lil dif- sard's tales, wearing sculptor Hcultlcs and dangers If he reniafns at pron, armed with modelling tools In- it long enough, whether he Is working itenil of mi expit'ss vllle, i-.irefully mid ' H"' Interests of science or is out simply to satlsry a reprehension- lust lor slaying, I have had mine of skilfully reprndiiciir In piaster every muscle and sinew under the skin of the aiilm.ilf- he has btitiled ulth tunny Bdvcnuircs in the Juoglcs of Afiicu. his daiigii'iiiisly bought knowledge tised to repreMMit the life of the beast In their wild homes for the U-nctlt of home stayeis. Dltllcult to Imagine, lierhnps, under oidinary circum stances, but not in the American Mu seum of Niitucil History, when- fail E. Akele), known thruiichoiit South A f lien as an elephant hunter. Is build ing the groups for the African Hull, greatest ami must comprehend o of Its kind ever attempted. Mr. Akeley Is not only . hunter. He Is ii No n cul!tor of aulniils ami ait air 'inpll.-hed tiiNidermWt. He has studied the anatomy of his iinlm.iN until be can teprodiice their contour, coirM hut the fact that I am hero is lAldoiKC that I escaped from tliciu "One of them occiirnd while I was trying for a specimen of the th-pliant. the most dlllicult and dangerous lMt ti hunt In all Afllca. These big ani mals are no more conspicuous In their own country than J.ickiabblts uie In theirs. They are the color of tho shadow In the foust and almost as In distinguishable. "They ate Intelligent and vmdli tlv e. When one kuous he is N ine hunted In will lie in wait tor von. still as i rock nnd looking much like one, ami tie MRS. CARL E. AKELEY WHO ACCOMPANIED HER HUSBAND DURING THREE YEARS OF AFRICAN FIELD WORK I "Tile next time the elephant charged I got hint at such an angle that my bullet found his braintand he droped. I had one ear m ide Into a table tup and it Is In our home to-day. It meas ures ii feet 7 Inches hy A feet t Inches and Is perfect." Another experience In which Mr. Akeley came quite as close to leaving his Nines In Africa and which might wi'l dopiivo an ordinary man of his hlintlnc nerve orcilired In Soiu.illl.ind. "It was a couple of days after cross ing the I loud and we had come across a hundred mile- of waterless desert," he said "We weie camped beside a tug, or dry water lourse. where by digging wells In the stream N'd silf Hi lent water was obtained for the camels and dty men. "While hunting in the open bush we li.nl si en iii.iii ostriches It was my ,IIisi oci ienco with these wary birds and the had cstajM d me on every oc-c.-ioii. I found that IiimU'IoI of biding their heaiN In the sand, leaving their n.i he curled his trunk out of the way is on till my hunts We .uiie arm ' ureit bodies as targets for my rifle, and Hied to Impale me with his tilk. a lo rd of thhteeii nu null -tamllng they hid their bodies behind tho bush "l and Just tune to grasp a tusk let .1 clump of tn e enjei ma thell with onl their heads exposed, each with my lert hand n ml twist myself siesta We tired into tbeiu and me head Just lame enough to carry a pair ' thai my body was Is-tweeu the tlroplu d The rest nf the herd dashed of keen ejes. As a result of being two shafts of Ivorc I felt the hntact aiui .outwitted so often I catim to the con- keep my advantage potliapg the syco would com" with n knife. "I fiillril. Imt lin ill,! nut pflmp T rested In my left hand. If I could but , Hll ,u,,(1 ,, NUri!,1( ,Iow ,vUh my escape the leopard until 1 con .1 g.-t ,m,., , nt ,, h.iml fir ,lnwn ,1(.r till, r!lt-tV a,-n tlil.i flirt nl,nn, ,1.1 .... ... ' tnroii unit this with the other hand "As she came up the bank on one working on the outside was certainly siile of the point of the Island I .- strangle hold. I felt her relax a I motor thronged streets dropped down on the other side ami i mrt of letting go. though she was still 1 going home to dinner." me, so with the fatalistic spirit nf t ., country they continued with dinner. I was a long time lecovtrlnr, and only tho beat of nursltig pui,.j me ttirougn. No," Mr. Akeley added, "Afrlm ,i not dangerous. I nm going luck thr when I get my work done bete, and t stay for the rest of my life. Paiist and safety arc relative termv, nnd And there Is much danger In 50m city, where a man takes his life in-., his hands n dozen times crivslr.g i While ti THE LEOPARD MR AKELEY KILLED WITH HIS HANDS. will hunt his hunter as a do bunts tusks dug into the ground on "We thiamin we had killed this one. , iuslon that I would rather bag an os- a rat. lieally. iilniosl tha only thing , ut, , , Hn, ,N iiny m-c but U'foic we got near linn he Juiii d ttaii than ,1 Hon. that saes a hunter from his fury is f iaheil at.ilnst my chet That Is all up and raced afti r Ins fellows. We "duo Siuulii morning I set out with tll.it an elephant, cannot take the ini- ,., meml er. knew, of course, that he would not go the idea of getting one. taking oidv a pact of a bullet and continue bis .,x hunter, fortunately, ehot him far, but would stop and eeairh for n 1 11111I1' mill m) sji e. 1 shot a wartime charge. He will rnh at you in fearful m H . was preparing foi another "s we were seat cIiIiil- for hliu. Sure 1 and marked the siot. meaning to take thriNt. I was iincoucloii a- they enouch. he got our wind and mine It up wlou returned. A little fur- 1 -a riled me to ciimp. while I lay for roaring and scieainltw !ii a desperate Itur on I cllmlx-d to the top of a trr- tlliee iii.ntlis wltli mv chest y., cli.iige. 'mite hill iiNml eight feet high, from crushed that ll was ,, lung chance 'When he wa about tbiitv feet which with m glasses I .saw two os. whether or "01 I elnnild live uwa I Hied mid slorMi hliu We tiiclns. "When I did recover my main con- tiled several bullets into hliu as he ' I droipnl fimn in perchand need cein was fioin four that I had lol my stood, but none was fatal and he re. tow.uil them, but found only their trail nerve. I'siiallv when a man comes tired. I'our times he chat ged and four In the sand. Soon I saw onnther one. his apron: for there is not the 'turned nut afterward, got my wind as that tnenr to death from an elephant's times we stopped him with our titles. hut , escaped pie. 1 returned to st dltllciiily in getting him to ' I ' stalking him and was searching attack hi- neivc Is gone and hi use- Then, though I am glad to say I felt the camp, but later In the d.tj started fulness as an eiepn.ini iiunier iu- "if, ""s iiiiiiocnsnc ,,Ui mr ine wart nog. appeals Oitevcr A- somi as I was for Mrs. Akeie. I suggested that we "Wen we nrtivul there l saw my lit I took tn lille and went after buve hliu. head dlsipp, uiiu in the Jaws of anotlu- elephant, simply to eee , I, ''Now. that, is one thing a woman a hiena. I got the Iimii.i. but when 1011I1I face him. I am lad I did. be- won't stand She ina I- willing to W(. urrlird at the spot where ,e had caiie I found I could -till light a show the white feather herself, but she dropped there was onl ,1 trail in the c'larglng uioiinta i. and the re-ult was will not tolerate any action by her sand w here he had N'on diaggtd away, tint I got the largest elephant's ear husband tlut.mlgnl lie so construed, ,V-lh ,v. u,,.,,, hut I caught a cept Ills own piisontll adventures, trunk as he knocked me down 'I lien on WHICH a rule lias cer oeeu piaceu, .-ae i-iu,mi 10 ie.ni-, aim men- was glimpse or a shadow v fol ni going be whlch. he saj,s. were all In the day's 1 caught one glimpse of his little ees "Mrs. Akele was with me, us she nothing for me to do except stay. hind a bah and tired' hastily. At'fin tit llm ti rifi I mtinTi tlitit iiliti'w under the skin, and their various at- 1 1" "m1 W ,U l'"'"1 W . . . I! tltudes in their native Jungles nr.- so 1 le,i' l"'m.lng '" Inn. him he will famllkir to him Uial he reprodnres ""'l'- "'""1 '""ment and then rusti tho animals as though Instinct with ' "; '"' ''';"'; 'i "- "I hriil cut a big bull out ft 0111 a herd Mr. Akeley dropped hi moulding ""'J as follovvlng l.N s ,-. knowing h h.., vh,.n i,p win asked to i"" wen mat no was lying in win mr tell something about his work and,"" N'mewnore, The big beast, as It doffed lightest rt,.urii. ivtmi lie lion.-s- will be no- for me. There Is no doubt that he saw compllshed; nod ho will talk about the , me and watched his c' anco to get me cement gun that he Invented and with , "I- must have got within ten or Which the Allies .Ire to-duv lining their twent feet of him. because I leiiiein trenches on the war fronts; i,f model-1 bf red afterward that I hcai.l a sft Unit and sculpture, of the habits and rush, but I did not catch sight of him habitats of African animals and of coming lor me. The mt I knew of almost anything under the sun ex- Ms presence was a quick vision of Jiis AMERICAN LAD DESCRIBES SOMME ATTACK Then fioiu In mini conies the sound of a ti umpet Ta ra-ra ra ta ra-la ta l.i 1 a ra It is repeated on all sldtH. , leglmeut springs ftom the trenches wltli Ian ards to go. It makes ma, ISO. ami then conies the machine gun initio The column messes on. the The following account ol how the wood; if neither brush nor timber is im nts and to prownt the ad.vauce of 1 roioninienrc the bombardment, iltop- French army prepares and carries available, branches of tins me cut icetiforcemonis, An adjutant told me plug liiinilmN of shells aboui it out in attack on the German lines "d Idled over the shells or canvas: tb.it oiiliuaill a I'ok 1 of a icgl- A patrol Is sent out to pievcni the on the Somme front was written by painted the color of earth and weeds is incut would I- willing to, saciitlco. a enemy fioin electing Uirbed wile en- an American who served in the For-' ""ed to mask the piles, for aviatms battalion or liom f.n to wm men to tanglement.s. The men eiiture t,,o titn Legion and was discharged ,ire constantly hovcilug like hawks keep up Sua jauts ol barbed wire and far. show themselves too plaiul, and .A.. ..if i..l.r,.l, in over all the front. that the I'aulaln of a company would the most terrible of all souinln. I he rnt- Rllnv fantAre on lulv A.a The Held guns are brought In b lose a section while icpulsliig mi at- Ho of trie machine gun, is heatd the lire continues. night, from the icserve or unlet sec- tack rather than have 11 midline gun most terilble, for t never rattles with- l-'ioin left to right they begin to fall T T'S a thin, almost nilorlct liquid, tors, either by rail or motor trucks, cuptiiied, for with Sun yards of barbed nut having a visible target, and once like jellovv grain before 11 sc the. They IOn the ottlcial army requisition and parked 111 brush or woods. Then who and a machine gun wen piaceu j " nirneu pw a inan men, lor no screech, .veil, blaspheine, crawl on their sheets It Is listed as "Taratla " ,'"tneii 1,10 infantry. Klrst come the live men can hold 11 regiment. one Is fast enough to get away fnun it. , kiieis. Most of them are shot in the 1 1- 1 ,11 troops or the Moroccan division, th I'nlike the 1-ieniii checKel'liairil ' easi ncconios u lailit Willie, But the men, the I-rench soldiers, call K)ri,iL;n (.eglon, the Zouaves, Sene- uietbod of artlll-i y llie. the ( ieiiiiatis changes slowly to ellow. then a pink, it "Tnko," for the lepmt of a flerinan gnlcse, Algerian and .Motoccan Tna,I- lite in mass, alwa.vs from left to right. d the miii conies up. The icscrves rifle Is 11 laki -the o's screeching Ii ui, the Aiiamite and colonial t lis. The tiunibei of hhells used bi l hem Ifi-'ln to march tliiough the coinmunl- in 11 shrill, ear piercing ciescemlo- These are called "shock leglinents" while much smaller than in the tlrst eating benches to the (list line. They Toko, for the.v say It will kill sou and are used for charges. Tho Colo- f the war still seeing to be a mass 111 one 01 me tust lino benches-, quicker than a Hoehe bullet. ulal reglmenta nuuiber about l.id.OOO pn,ial wasle, blnuld lire Mould be more to the . men, and arc comiiosed of l-'ienchnien llarh in tin rolnt, for It burns like turpentine and I w-ho have volunteered for service In not hesitate to bombard 11 trench Im- I'lmccs-. earth around them has a recoil liko the kick of a govriu- the colonies in Africa and Asia. mediately upon seeing an signs of oc- 1 - . . ... ment mule. or the henogulese tlieie arc about cupation ind would throw llfteen or In the morning, aficr two or throe half .1 million, but they are greatly in- twenty shells Into a post where there hours of sentry go, a llltlo Is Issued to 1 feiior to the Algerian or .Moroccan would never be more than two or tluee I. - ...... ...tt. i.i....t cr ....1.. 'nifulllntifu ulnnn tlini nnnmil uhiful if..n tt .i 1 t mouthful, but so wonderful aie Its ' shell lire. In the hand to haml light- eidun the propoillon of hhells ex- ' ID ' 1 ' f""-'l ; '"ink clolli with Huge imp properties that you crawl Into a shel- lug they are supotb. being quick, changed was about 17 to lit in favor YJ entertaining, though It ncnl ( kin, ''kiss or silver coasters are cur ler, a cave dug twenty or thirty foot strong and fearless of the ba.vonet or ,,f the fb-iniaiis; since then it has N-- not iioccswuily boon an claim., 1r''''" "f"'1 ,0 l,lol,,f'' tho polished ta Jnto the earth below the trenches for rlllo tire, but the shells frighten tliein. come more even, about !i to II. but rate and formal scale The sensible ' , '"Wers are of c.iurso In keep- protection against shell lire, nnd fall They call the shells hung bungs. They ,,ntli sides double the utunU-r of shells. mn wl. h ,1,1 .., ?' 1 , """ "vnr 1"lv'' ,lle Mlcep amid the rat-. . . can understand why the field gun has n,i the davs immediately j.rocodlng , m " , ,'t' inv1-' H,'T ,ll'''l,nr"" "oral atrangement for Alto before attacks each man Is I n report, but tho shell or gienado the attack the sl,v is Illicit with aero-1 t",lonM nml ,'li,,,ol'1,u' mklilav ..rfalrs siimlay supper that would dock the Klven a half pint of this liquor apd .bursting In the air without an linme- pi,,,,,.,, , ar battles lire a matter of 1 f''n I"""' frlemls but who cannot per- ro,m'" dh""''' boanl. In lieu ofllowcrs norno rod wine. Were II not for theldlate human 'agency is beyond them, every hour. The anti-aircraft guns , Imps extend similar h ispttalltv can " . "r, Xnly "f "H" tako I believe attacks would I- almost 1 They run in panic from artillery the. ,,. i.usy splotching the sky with ' , her cntcrt lining- lust s haoo'itv and ' 1 ,,fr"". wMe i' pretty lmnosslhle. for after Ivlng all night In Kor this reason they are always placed o.-.tches .,r white s.,.,ke ih..i LM-nu- ! her ftitcit, lining just im haiipilv and , and decorative old lime compote of a trench under a continuous tire a between other troops that keep them Urwr ,, ,,,.,. ., ,.riiuay fade K,,""r"",' wl,M '"''arming little Sun- y""Nl1'"" "I" Majolica ware tilled with man s nerves ate so ragged, his iswiy in oruer ami rusn mem on, inlo nothingness, so worn and tired that to order him to The Foreign Legion Is, or was, com- 1 Occasionally a machine Is struck or xert or exposo himself would be slm- posed of the finest of all l-'rench I hi-ought dowi in n duel and plunges ply ordering In vain. 1 troops. Of more than 60,000 men that to ,., ln nrPi icavi,,. u cumn f JtVs not only the nerves that go I made up the organization Immediately hUn.u frnl(1, ilH WI1,p thousand wrong under a bombardment, but the I after the outbreak of the war less j,.,H H-aht rntlre system, for tho vibration of tho ' than three thousand aie In the fleld. , ,vt ulght the landscape Is lighted by air 1b so Intense that a sickness slmllr I There are about twenty. Ave leglinents ,(, K,aslly glare of skyrockets, The to seajilrkness, and due to the bearing 'of Zouaves and Tirailleurs, making the 1 bombardment continues, the shells of tho air agillnsl the stomach and total for the division more than n ploughing up the earth, harrowing it. fliapnrdgm, fiircaiis itseir ttirougn en- minion men, smoothing It ami tearing it again legs between the klleo and foot. The second, third and found regi ments ale solved in like manner The attack has l.illnl. Ami all da in the hoi sun the wounded lie there, or the enemy arilllerv getting- the ev,,, take oir their heavy coals, draw their range minces the bodies with shells war the (ieimins did "'" imon-n oihii laces inu ami mines them by ploughing up the INFORMAL SUNDAY SUPPERS Urn regiments. 1 have watched men million men While these tnom ale Wing placed i,es bulled by one shell are thrown hostess Is not apt to be tiled, nervous specially of her potato salad. day night suppers, A hostess need not i 'lrl'''1 tfnH" n'"' m,,H " 1,0 'w' " onlortaln cxtravaganlly. hut easily and I ''''tT'1, 18 Wor,h lr",K" graciously, to gain a reputation of dls- ' "T""" c"lor",ft,r,'ll 1 Miuilay supper. In manv families ponsli.g charming hospitality. ,herc Is the regulation moul always In many homes the Sunday night lor tho extra tew who mav happen In. supper Is the anticipated event of the ' '-very Sunday night In a Jolly old week. The hosts and guests enjoy It ( '"V "V', " "l,"1,po,, l .. ., ' ' 'sauce, grapefruit salad, cheese and thoroughly, as the prcpaiatlniiH have 1 niitbroad sandwiches constitute the re- not been Intricate or tiresome, ami the pnM. Another young hostess makes a liecome palo about the mouth, turn a I"" nniuciy iiiens nre ami cuuiinucH ,,,, ,.v another. Now and then tin yellowish green and then suffer rrom steadily for three or sometimes even barking of the lighter guns Is broken nausea. The tako seems In counteract ten days, The continuous toar of the ,,v the bellowing or a mortar. The thlH condition, guns can N- likened to the applause shell Mslk, and a shower of stone und The attack proper is a thing of only given an extremely good act in a earth Is thrown high into the air, the n few minutes, but during the attack ' theatre or the rumble of many cart earth sways ami tr bios. After the nil neems so confused that it Is Impos-. I wheels over cobblestones- -a steady, dust settles 11 huge crater gnpes In tho idble to describe properly the rush nnd I continuous downpour of steel nnd Iron 1 brilliant blue light of the magnesium With movement of what uppiiir to be 1 mill- ncleutlilcally controlled, Ion men. The preparation for an at- The territory to ls alticked Is di tack Is a matter of weeks. It begins In I vlded Into squares, Into f-ach of which Tarla. The ('nim.il of War determines I a battery will continue to drop shells that against n particular sector an at- 1 until the order to cease flrlng Ii re. tack shall Is- made, I celved or tho guns are put out of 110- Hundreds of thousands of s)iels fire I tlon. The Idea of this method of llr shipped by rail to the artillery 7.0110, lug Is to destroy the bail nil wire ei. find piled like coidwood, four or live taiigletnents which prevent the charg kilomelois behind th" first line of lug Nnlles of (loops from reaching the trencher These piles are generally In brush ur under the protection of a trenches, to hatter down tho trenchea and ruin the machine gun cmplace- candles, A mine is exploded, and a battalion rushes lo the ragged of the crater to battle for lis possession. This Is n man tight, haml to hand, with list and foot. The artillery drops no shells In the vicinity for fear of banning friends, machine guns ate loo valuable to risk, so wlih ba.vonet and illle aiiiuud and around the mouth of the pit they struggle In the flickering bhie light. The crater Is taken and the defeated I.- II . . . . . . or overheated. For a Sumla.v supper V, , 7 ' " . " Krm'r' . mi" supply of mayonnaise hIio uses a """ 1 U1 lm ," 't,-''"' '""-", c. f Krencli peas, chopped almonds, preferable place to serve, while othois , grilled haul boiled eggs and a garnish 01 pimento ami lettuce. With this slm conform to the papular custom of hav ing wim 1 1 tables arranged about the living room, the serving being from the dicing room or fiom a temporary buffet. Anything Unit does away with formality Is to be encouraged, Half past 7 or S o'clock Is a popular and practical hour for supper, u.s the servos cold longim or 11 small siigurcd ham with an Indian relish, buttered brown bread nnd ale or coffee. Cold chicken, with 11 border of Imllod eggs dipped III chopped pickle around i the platter, escalloped potatoes, tomato 1 salail, cottage cheeee, marmalade and noon meal has probably not been un I hot buttered rolls make another good c'linniuaiion, weisli rabbit, lobster Newburg or eicamcd chicken mailu In the dialing dish and served wilh an inVnitinent of sandw Idles and coffeo Is ample for the Informal supper. The main point is to have lt well prepared, yet easily served. . ft - 1 early one. The 11111I1I In most domes 111 ranges the table before going out, Lthougli frequently the hostess sees to It herself, Mon igramilied luncheon cloths ami napkins, or the small lllct squares for small tnhlex, are the cor rect thin tot Sunday nlfht; never a IIKIMIKI.VS IIV KKNMMIt.VI IIHIMIKIA AIIVKKTIMKHKNTS. HHOOKI.V.N AIVKH1l'KMt.M. OPEN TUESDAY Election Day being a holiday, and our warerooms open, gives an opportunity for husband and wife or party of friends to meet here, see some of the interesting features of the STERLING PIANO Building, hear the music you like best and if contemplating a purchase a convenient time to exchange preferences. Whatever price limit you have in mind we are in a recognized position to give you the greatest truly honest value for your money. We manufacture the best grades of Pianos and Playerpianos possible to make and sell at minimum prices. consistent with best material and highest art workmanship. Your purchase is protectetl by an established reputation of over fifty years and by guarantees, services and advantages that are distinctive with the Sterling Company. Sterling Pianos, $325 to $700 These Pianos are built on the old basic principle of the art qualities a Piano must have to produce the purest tone and the lasting finalities of real service. Huntington Pianos, $300 to $325 This is one of the most popular Pianos we make, giving to those who do not wish to afford the cost of the most expensive grades a thor oughly reliable and artistic instrument. Mendelssohn Piano, $225 to $275 This is the safest low price Piano you can buy, sweet toned and dur able. The exterior, while handsome in design, gives way in cost to the artistic quality of the interior. Sterling Playerpiano, $625 to $725 These Grand Pianos in upright form have great volume and exquisite tone they are the masters in the Playerpiano fleld and incomparable in price. Sterlitone Playerpiano, $495 to $550 This Playerpiano touched the hearts of music loving people from its first introduction. Its medium size and low price fill a need that no other instrument has equalled. Used Pianos, $95, $125, $165, $195, $200 Every day we take Pianos in exchange as part payment for our own make of Pianos and Playerpianos. Those of reputable make and that can be put in excellent playing con dition we pass through our workshop. We always have some on hand of practical advantage to beginners and as the prices are very low and our guarantee goes with the sale we recommend an inspection. MUSIC ROLLS, 15c ea, 2 for 25c. Regular 25c Rolls, 88 Note and usefulness of your instrument. We are giving some very special prices of unusual advantage to every owner of a Playerpiano, including Music Rolls, Music Cabinets anil Piano Benches. If you arc not al ready acquainted with this Depart ment it will certainly pay you to be come so at once. Our Music Roll Department has lie come one of the most popular branches of our business. Everything worth while that is pub lished for the Playerpiano can be obtained from our immense stock. Our expert service is of practical use to any owner of a Playerpiano and will add greatly to the enjoyment VICT ROLAS $15 to $400 To get the best use from a Victrola, you should obtain the Sterling Ser vice it guarantees satisfaction it follows your instrument into your home it attends to perfect adjust ments it teaches you how to operate with best results it helps in selec tion of music it keeps you from making mistakes and its responsi bility gives you confidence in your purchase. The Department is just a step oil' the street, most complete and acces sible in the vicinity. Come and hear the music you like best. Little Cash Outlay Necessary. Terms to Suit Convenience BROOKLYN'S BEST KNOWN PIANO HOUSE ONE PRICE NO COMMISSIONS The Sterling Piano c Manufactureri, Sterling Building 518-520 Fulton Street, Cor. Hanover Place, Brooklyn, N. Y. Tilrnliiinr Minn Un ( iinnn-ls All ftrpartmrnU OJ'KN KVIINIMiS II V AITOI.VI MIINT T I