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Sunday, November 25, 1917.
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AMBASSADOR NOTIFIES LANSINO
UK WILL NOT KKCOGMZK
Washington, Nov. 24. John Sookine,
flret secretary of the Russia nembassy
and officer of the Russian army, and
Ferdinand de Mohrenschlldt. the second
secretary, who married Secretary Me
Adoo'a daughter last May, have resid
ed from the embassy and have offered
their services to the American govern
ment for the war against (Jermany.
Ambassador Bakhmetieff of Russln
formally notified the state department
today that the embassy does not recog
' rite the authority of the extremists now
in control of the foreign office at Pet
roarad. In a letter to Secretary Lansing, following-
the resignation of three of the
' chief officers of the embassy to avoid
having relations with the Bolshevlkl,
the ambassador said the Bolshevlkl gov
ernment was not representative of the
true will of the Russian people and that
he would not recognise that or any sim
ilar government which would lead the
country into non-partlclpatlon in the
The ambassador said he considered
himself duty bound to remain at his
post, and would do so with a competent
staff of assistants. While expressing
the belief that the true spirit of Russia
was bound to arise, he said it was evi
dent that until conditions change the
embassy could not exercise in full meas
ure Its essential duties, and, therefore,
be had authorized members of the em
bassy to find other fields for their ac
tivities. The three officers of the embassy
here who resigned today are: C. Onou.
counsellor; John Sookine, first secretary;
and P. de Mohrenschlldt, second secre
tary. Mr. Sookine came to Washington
with Ambassador Boris BakhmetlefT af
ter the overthrow of the monarchy,
and has been the ambassador's chief
Mr. de Mohrenschlldt last May mar
ried Miss Nona Hazelhurst McAdoo,
daughter of the secretary of the treas
ury. MRS. D'SAULLES CASE
NOW BEFORE COURT
First Testimony of Defense Attempts to
Show Irresponsibility of
Mineola. N. Y' Nov. 23. A Jail phy
sician's statement that it would be
"unwise to confine Mrs. Blanca de
Saulles in a cell because of her extreme
nervousness and mental condition," to-
mymtthm- wlttl itltAmPnt! tlV COUntV
authorities that her conduct was unusu
al after the tragedy, were features of
the testimony at this morning's session
of her trial here on a charge of murder
ing her divorced husband, Jno. L. de
Saulles. clubman and Tale athlete en
the night of August 1.
This testimony was regarded by the
defense as strong substantiation of
their claim that Mrs. de Saulles was
mentally irresponsible at the time of
the shooting, which resulted from a
controversy over the custody of their
four and one half year old son.
The prosecution closed the direct pre
sentation of Its case with the Intro
duction of letters exchanged between
lira, de Saulles and her former hus
band relative to the custody of their
Mineola, N. Y Nov. 23. Two court
officers today scrutinized persons seek
ing admission to the trial of Mrs.
Blanca de Saulles, for the murder of
her husband. Since the opening of the
trial, JuBtice Manning has received a
number of threatening letters, ostensi
bly from cranks. One advised the Jus
tice to "prepare to meet thy God," in
the event of the Jury returning a ver
dict of guilty, it was stated.
Mrs. de Saulles will not take the
witness stand until Monday, it was an
nounced. Thomas Ward, a dinner guest at the
de Saulles home on the night of the
shooting told of Mrs. de Saulles enter
ing the living room and of her former
husband greeting her.
Other questions brought from Ward
admissions that Mrs. de Saulles made
inquiry immediately for her little son.
She said she had come to take the
boy with her. Ward testified. Ward
said he heard de Saulles make positive
refusals to yieldl custody of the young
ster, whereupon, he declared, Mrs. de
"Then there is only one thing to do.
"Then I saw the flash of the shoU
from Mrs. de Baulles revolver," said
"What did you do?" asked the attor
ney "As soon as I could collect myself, I
rushed over to Mrs. de Saulles and
grasped her arm," he answered.
"What did she say?" was the next
"She said: "It had to be done.' ", re
SCOTT FERRIS TO
br-KAK HERE TONIGHT
Congressman Scott Ferris will make
an address at 730 o'clock tonight at
the Broadway Methodist church, on the
war. Red Cross, and the necessity for
the people doing everything they pos
sibly can to sustain the president and
those guiding the destinies of the coun
try in the present world-wide struggle.
Congressman Ferris has been In a
position to know the causes leading up
to the war, and having had the confi
dence of President Wilson, is able to
teA at first hand w patient Mr.
Wilson was In his dealings with the
COSTLY BLAZE IN SW EDEN.
Stockholm. Nov. 24. A huge fire has
tor burnlna- since yesterday at a
cellulose factory at Karskaer near j
Kgaelfe. Paper pulp to the value of
7.000,000 kroner is estimated ta have
Citron bulk dates, rurrants, plum pud- j
sttng. fig pudding. W. uw
Ardmoreits want ads bring results.
Did you ever stop to consider how many people might enjoy a Christmas gift of furniture besides the one who received it? Everyone m
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gift suggestions in this advertisement. ' ' .
In Every Style, Size and Price
In our gift shop there are over twelve dif
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what style you had in mind or what- price
you wished to pay, you can find what you
wish here. Either of the above styles at
In the brown and ivory finished
reed. Upholstering in cream and
cream and brown corduroy.
Selling from $27.50 to $47.50
Cash or Easy Payments
CHOICE OF FIRESIDE WING
CHAIR OR ROCKER, $27.50
These beautiful pieces combine the use of
cane in the wings and tapestry upholstering in
the seat and back. The design Is a very at
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are here in a great variety of de
signs and finishes. Our stock,
however, is limited, have yours
set aside. : : : : :
More People More
Often Than Any
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In Antique Mahogany
What fond recollection the gift of one of. these chairs to old
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Three-Piece Overstuffed $ 1 Tg 00
Living Room Suite SSSd"
The Type of Furniture in
with thi wind of furniture in your
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comfort from every line. You have
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which you can sink your tired body and
find complete relaxation.
DOUBLE TOP COUCH-OAK FINISH FRAMES
We have a great many couches on) display, but none possess a
greater degree of comfort than these styles. They are upholstered over
resilient coil springs, are upholstered in genuine leather and have an
additional tufted top, making them extremely comfortable.
These Couches are Priced at $45.00
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Made With Removable Cushion
as You See Illustrated
No other furniture is quite as comfort
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one is with springs at every point. It
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grade of Velour or Tapestry.
Colonial designed dressing tables with triple wing
mirrors in the mahogany finish. Many others are
shown in walnut and oak. Some with the single
mirror and some with the triple. Next week we
offer these at 20 per cent discount.
open top writing desks
In the brown mahogany
These are fast taking the place of
the closed apron top.
Cash or Easy Payments
Consisting of 10 pieces On
sale Monday - v
The good grade genuine leather with which
these rockers are upholstered is of unusually
fine quality and the rocker is made through
out in keeping with the upholstering. The
frame is of Queen Anne design and finished in
We have just received a big
shipment of these machines.
Place your Christmas order now.