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jf Friday’s j (Xmas Bargains |l $20 Kersey Coats fk $ I 8 Mixture Coats $ 15 Cheviot Coats j $rvM Reduced to M j A phenomenon scarcely to be expected |& A in the coat world is shown among the re- II 'I ductions now put to your disposition. £I f Every coat a bona-flde bargain of excep-1 * 5 tional merit—and an opportunity not to * be missed. One Illustrated it is impossible to enumerate the scope of garments offered, but a choice can be made to fill every exigency. Some glorious examples developed in kersey cloth, the ever-swagger mixtures and dressy chev iots, fashioned and trimmed to suit the tastes of all. *ri' Alterations FREE SALE AT ALL THREE STORES 14 and 16 West 14th Street—-New York 460 and 462 Fulton Street—Brooklyn 645-651 Broad Street—Newark, N. J. Man Would End Italian War by *Phone to King UNION HILL, Dec. 22.—Patrolman Kaiser was standing at New York ave nue and Liberty street yesterday, when an excited foreigner rushed up to him and begged to be directed to a cable office. Kaiser directed him and followed. He found the stranger declaring ear nestly: “I must get word to King Humbert immediately. The war with Turkey can be ended today if I can reach the king." It was explained that it would take several hours. "Well, maybe I better telephone," said the excited customer. “By all means,” agreed Kaiser. “Come on; I'll take you to a transat lantic ’phone." He escorted the grateful man to the police station and showed him to a "booth.” Th^prlsoner was fined $5 in court. SUFFRAGIST SEEKS TO RECOVER CITIZENSHIP. Mrs. Blatch Lost Rights in Wed° ding Englishman. NBW YORK, Dec. 21.—Mr*. Harriet Stanton Blatch, the sufTragiet, ap peared yesterday In the naturalization bureau of the United States District Court to take out her second papers. Although Mra. Blatch. whose mother was Elizabeth Oady Stanton, was born at Seneca Falla of American parentage, she loat her dtlzenehlp when she mar ried William Henry Blatch, a British subject. She h d with her as witnesses James p. McGovern a/nd R. Delaney Whitney, lawyers. Mrs. Blatch will appear be fore the District Court for final aetiim on her application on March 2G, 1912. Mrs. Blatch first declared her inten tion in December, 1909. She then gave her occupation as writer and lecturer. Yesterday she gave it as housewife. ROOSEVELT NEBRASKA CHOICE FOR PRESIDENCY. OMAHA, Neb.. Dec. 21.—Theodore Roosevelt is officially a candidate for the Republican nomination for Presi dent. Mr. Roosevelt's boom was officially launched in Nebraska, when the secretary of state received a peti tion, properly eigned. asking that the name of the ex-President be placed upon the Republican ballot at the next primaries under the preferential voting law. Only twenty-five names are signed to the paper which makes Roosevelt a candidate and at the head is that of John O. Yeiser, an Omaha attorney. GETS HENS UP EARLY WITH ELECTRIC LIGHT. STAMFORD, Conn., °Dec. 21.—N. M. Higby, a local poultry raiser, claims that he has his chickens fooled to a frazale. He does it with electricity Mr. Higby has arranged a large electric light In his poultry house and he turns ■n the light at a switch In his own room long before daybreak, In the egg laying season, and gets the hens started on the laying business. Meantime Mr. Higby goes back for a couple more hours sleep and by and by when the sun really does poke its head out Mr. Higby goes out and col lects the eggs In time for an early mar ket. HALLUCINATIONS DELAY TRIAL FOR ELEVEN YEARS. hn an endeavor to get hold of 11,000 which he paid on his property to stave off a foreclosure, the case of John W. Foster, jr., a publisher of New’ York, against Carroll P. Bassett and John G. Ryereon, of Summit, was concluded today in Chancery Court and Vice Chancellor Emery reserved decision. Suit was brought In 1900, and ror eleven years has awaited trial. The reason for the delay given by Mr. Fos ter on the stand was that he had suf fered from hallucinations at various periods and had been conflned In Belle vue and Ward Island hospitals. NEW MINISTER FROM PERU TO UNITED STATES AND HIS CHARMING WIFE. 1 r F.A.£>E=Z£=T «W wiPlr 'tLA <£> oLinepimst — !PEZET NAMED PERUVIAN MINISTER TO WASHINGTON. Mas Formerly First Secretary of Legation. [Special to the Newark Star.] WASHINGTON, Dec. 21.—F. A. 1 Pezet, who was charge de’affalres and ! first secretary of the Peruvian legation at AVashington prior to his appoint ment, five years ago, as minister to Panama, has been named minister from Peru at Washington. He will ar rive at his post January 1. Both Pezet and Ills wife are popular in the diplo matic colony at the capital. ANOTHER T00LH0U5E ROBBED. Another tool robbery tools place last night when a plumber's tools were taken from a toolhouse at 30 Hillside place. 'Max Grossman, of 96 l.'nion street, reported tUat an overcoat had j been stolen from him. NEW YORK f; SUPPORT \i FOR TAFT J NEW YORK, Dec. 21. President 4 Taft went back to Washington early | W today with assurances from Samuel j |S Koenig. Republican county chairman, * that he would have the support of the ^ New York county delegation at the I jj coming national convention. Chairman j j Koenig took the occasion of the Presi dent’s visit to state that Colonel M Roosevelt was not a candidate for 1912. w The President returned without j C seeing Colonel Roosevelt or receiving ; 2 any communication from him. While , y William Barnes, jr., the Republican t State chairman, would not confirm the report that he and Mr. Taft settled £ their differences yesterday, and that 1 Barnes promised the President Ills sup- | port, the State chairman did say tills. ’’I do not believe it is my function to « press or urge upon the Republican elec- m torale Republican candidates. 1 assume > that whoever is nominated will adhere A to the principles that will be adopted." % * Torn Photo On \y \ i Clue to Woman He Would Wed j f MINNEAPOLIS. Minn.. Deo 21.— 1 Somewhere in Minneapolis is a man J declaring himself to be a New York ^ millionaire, who Is seeking a young \ woman, name unknown 1o him, who j some time ago aided him when he fell H on the slippery sidewalk here. The ‘ would-be wooer, who gives his name as a George Barnes, jr., has asked the aid Ci of Mayor Haines in finding the young f woman. The letter written to Mayor Haines by "Barnes," and which con- 1 talned a torn photograph, says: * “I, a bachelor millionaire of New ^ York, met with an accident recently ; and was quite badly injured. This girl. J of whom I send the photograph, saw j the fall and bandaged my hand. Now. j ^ as I am a bachelor, I -would like to j have her become Mrs. Barnes, Jr. 1 j got the photograph when it dropped ; front her purse. I was going to keep j j It, but she grabbed It and tore it." Dogs and Cats \ His Rivals, Sues j for a Divorce \ KANSAS CITY, Deo. 21.—Naming as ‘ corespondent not another man, bull T* thirty-five cats and two dogs. Samuel i fl Pomeroy, of Bethel, Kas., has (lied suit ] for divorce. He asserts in his petition I -4 that after their marriage, four years! ^ ago, his wife added the pets to the | j household and gave them more care i V than she gave him. Pomeroy is 74; -J years old and a Civil War veteran. j 4 "In all my experience of four years• 4 as a soldier,” he said. "I never had to ’ ' contend with such conditions ns those ; m dogs and cals created at my house." j t\ COPS RESCUE THREE } AT BROOKLYN FIRE | < NEW YORK, Dec. 21.—Two children ; 1 and an aged Invalid woman were; * rescued by two policemen in daring! fashion during a fire which early to- l day caused $1,000 damage in the build u ing at 130 Myrtle avenue, Brooklyn A The blaze Started in the bakery of Kmi -J Ball, the result of the upsetting of u| J pot of grease. ^ GAEKWARTOOROYAI. j FOR DIVORCE COURT LONDON. Dec. 21. Judge Sir lien , f Bargrave, dean In the divorce couri, to * day decided that the Gaekwav of Bar 1 oda, owing to his ,nk as an indefend- ” ent sovereign, could not he made J party to proceedings In the law com-.- 1 Tile Gaekwar of Baroda was cited as 1 T a corespondent in the divorce sub ’ j which was listed under the aption oi * “Statham versus Stathara. IMPROVERS TO PROTEST NEW TRAFFIC RULES. ‘ i The Fourth Ward Improvement As- * sociajtion will hold a r.pecla! meeting ' at 4:30 o’clock 'tomorrow afternoon in 2 the association rooms, 4* Clinton street. | One object of the call for the meet ing: is to protest against the new traffic r gulations at the four corners. An- i f other is t«^ consider tlie proposed ex- * tension of Ward street, from Market \ street, northerly to Canal ami Cherry j streets. % -- — . f The Great Reach of Our CONVENIENT REDIT SYSTEM | Spreads its arms into every quarter of this section, distributing Watches and Diamonds \ IN SMALL PAYMENTS j $25.00 .... $1.00 a week $50.00 .... $1.00 a week | $100.00 .... $2.00 a week ENJOY ^ CHRISTMAS ,f you cant ca"’ write- i ASTELBERG’S Ask ,or Red B"ok * onvenient 837+ Broad St. i l|| REPIT Open Evenings ij| ^ THIS STORE OPEN EVENINGS THIS WEEK The New Do Your • Special Sale of 1,000 Red Cross Christmas Xa Stamps Shopping Large size upright and square 1c Each Earlv cabinets, hot/, and poinset- ggv "TSSTSSr in the Day "BEE HtVK”,h;;;„:;s;,;. Nt.WARK StJtfSi, S5,! ___J Telephone 5500- Market-Five-Five Hundred opes, good lines, special.._ Ending Parade of Holiday Umbrella Values Here’s another collective offering that should mean to u&*im mense trade for the next two days and price satisfaction and quality to our patrons. Men’s warp Taffeta Umbrellas Men’s Union Taffeta Umbrellas R Good wearing tape edge, fact black Efcht-rib paragon 'ramei. atsol rods, silk * cloth, over elght-rlb paragon I case: handles sterling and gold ^ frames, with steel cods: hundlea, trim mlnilon, boxwood, eattorda, in 1 Ell plain boxwood and plain mis- 1 laid boxwood, plain and carved sloii . mission, plain boxwood, etc.. at.„ 1 Women’s Taffeta an Umbrellas Women’s Silk Warp Umbrellas ^ Fine fast black tape edge American taf- Silk warp taffeta taps edfte. fast, black ( feta, paragon frames, steel rods, case and and rainproof, eight-rib panagdn frame*, steel k tassel: handles, acid wood, with silver and rods, silk castv lice tassel: handles, mission, gold caps, pearl and gunmetal post, silver with sterling and gold raps, gunmatal caps, caps, silver trim mission, horn «horn, opera and straight, carved % _ A straight and opera, gunmetal caps. I and plain mission, sliver trim mis- I Ell embossed metal caps, carved and I. slon, opera miaflon. silver trim. plain mission, ebonine. etc. large metnl caps. etc.*... Men’s and Women’s to $4 Umbrellas Fine all-ailk and good quality union silk coverings, stroag iB-ajon frames. ,but light and close rolling, with steel rods. HANDLES FOR WOMEN—Fuse gunmetal 'WJ*. crooks, plain and silver trim, etched, sngxaved and embossed, silver and qold caps, fine boms, fine carved woods, selected natural furae. etc HANDL138 FOR MEN—Oastonta silver ^ trim buckhorn, mission with nameplate, silver trim mission, ulmento. box- f 11V wood, etc., natural boxwood, furae. nsli, partridge and many ottttr fine styles; regular to 14.00 value, special...., Women’s Sterling Silver Handles Fine wide tape edge union silk taffeta, eight, rib paragon frames, steel rods, silk case and nice tassel; handles, mission wood with three-inch sterling silver and gold caps, etched and chased In various shapes, j /\q sterling trim, mission in various de- I 'JfS signs; 2.50 to 3.0ft value, at. • v Floy*’ ( alien. . . .10e to 80c (linen for men In natural wood, plain and sterling trim.1.00 to 5.98 Hoy*' Rubber Coats.2.2ft and 2.98 Men’s Riilibei Coats.2.08 Splendid Range Otherwise forWom en, Boys & Girls 8P^nm«r“n*e0the'^“.f0r :i.os to .0.08 tOac.llrnt «»»rW«it othcr-rrlar for |H^H ' ,*..••••••••••••.. 0.98 tO I O.OO 8e»rl**abl» line far boya and |lr|a.50c to 1.88 Csnbrellaa for suit CB«e» 2.0H to 0.50 C olored umbrella* for women 2.50 to 5.0* Colored umbrella* for *lrU.1.08 Women s uun Mai Z-ill to $3 Fine tape edge’onion eilk uraforella. eight rib paragon frames., steel rods, silk ease and nice tassel; handle*, genuine hroftypi and black gun metal with tot-erling silver trimming?, caps, opera and hook, shanes in va- | 2‘ious designs with acid wood anb/part- I 'Jrs ridge mounts; values 2.50 and^>.‘00. at ** w Umbrella and Otar Set* - . . .».4.98 to 0.9S Boys’ Rubber Cay*.^.7fto rnrnnola for vroraen..f.1.98 to IJ.TR Pitrnsola for chlldiTii.«.98c to 1.7ft ! THAT Big Sale Men’s AS $1 & L25 Shirts f Nothing to compare with this offer from a genuine bar* <rnin standpoint. .lustaglance and you will be convinced they are absolute 1.00 and7.25 shirts in every particular. j&Q A Brand-New Goods, Fine Madras and Percale; 1912 Ad M /g| vance Spring Pattens; a Chance for Xmas Shirt Buying M SL Splendid opportunity to purchase your shirt presents for Xmas ■ M giving, and you will realize you are getting shirts that ordinarily bring $1.00 and $1.25. We wish to call special attention to the laun dry and general finish of these shirts. The materials are of a choice madras and per cale, in a wide range of patterns, neat stripes and figures; cut full in body and various sleeve lengths. The styles are plaited and plain bosom, attached and detached cults, sizes 14 to 17; special, 74c. / Men’s Silk DoiomoQ Mercerized rcljdllld& A Christmas gift that many a man will appreciate. These are really worth more than S2.50, but we managed to close out the balance of the maker’3 line. All new and fresh. With pocket and ellk frogs, in white, ^ tan. blue, gray, hello, sizes 16 to 18; W fc*|| nothing more appropriate as a Xmas gift; at. Men’s Half Hose IN LISLE, SILK LISLE. SILK. ALSO COT TON. In light, medium and heavy weight. In black, tan. gray, hello, navy, marine; also a tine aeaoi't rncnt of fancy stripes ami woven OKf, „nrl Kflp Ilgurea; oil slzea. 9\i to IS; pair.. dnu IN SILIv, LISLE AND COTTON, in different weiglita. In black, tan. gray, hello, navy; atzea i.. to li; half dozen pairs, nicely packed In" a Xmas box. would be a very accept able Xmas present; pair.. Men’s Fine Blanket Robes % Owing to the great demand tor our bathrobes ai 34 t»S wo have reple' jrw ished this line wltii many neat shades of REGULAR 35.3S , zvg-v Sgw ROBBS, making this line the strongest and best 34.9S bathrobe J IgV fjG/p sold In town; all shades In pretty iwo-toned designs, floral and /I W/l figured designs; exceedingly well finished nnd full and loose IS f\J wifsJ fltttns; all sixes . ■ n„„ r no 11 ( i __z.„ Tlie assortment embraces desired shades, tveg. O.tfO nouse V^Udlls „aVy blue, modluni and ox , «*T ford grays, maroon, green and brown; perfect fitting models. A flIw JHr shawl collar style, with frogs, lapels, pockets and cults; trimmed /I with reverse of cloth and bound with silk braid; sizes 34 to 4if I% f\J e?® W1' Fine Messaline Waists and Gaby blouses Form coat effect, fold of messaline shirred around neck and down front, plain back, neat belt, plaited peplum at bot tom, kimono sleeve, fold to match front, in white, navy, brown, black, green; and a very good model in messaline waist, small pointed yoke of cream lace around yoke, piped and trimmed with silk sou tache, side rever, plain back, set-in sleeve piped to match, three - quarter sleeve, cuffs to match yoke, collar of same, in navy, brown, black; at. m H Sterling Silver Deposit Ware for the table and boudoir All lhe Rage Now and Very Nice for Xmas Giving K ., |,-RP WI| , pH FOUND Sherbet Glasses, Finger Bowls Candle fpW «ilok» Bowls Cologne Bottles. Vinegar Cruets. Horse Radish Jars, Mus f/A .Jrli lore Drlukltig Glasses, Individual Butter Plates, Cordial Glasses, yr pitchers Bouquet Vases. Flower Vases. Violet Holders. Ash Travs Individual Balt and Peppers. Salt and Pepper 8hakers, Napkin f Rings' Salve Jars Cordial Bottles, Bon Bon Trays. Water Pitchers. Decanters. Tooth Picker Holders. Demon Plate*, pa i A AO Small Bo Ih.n Trays. Puff Boxes, Sugar and tO 4.VO Cream Sets, from. tND j,, Women’s & Children's j Warm Xmas Gloves Wool, fur and kid lined gloves, all styles at popular prices; very thoughtful Christmas ^gifts. W O III e Il’H T u O-C I M M|l Silk (.loves, silk lining, in black. I A() pair . Women's T*vo-rlnsp C nasi mere Glovri. silk lining, in black. CA,. brown, gray tan, navy; pair Women's \ll-wool Golf tiloven, ii. brown, gray. navy.7c . w hit.* and black. pr . lu W omen's One-etasp Sllk-llned Woelin Glove*, in tan. black 1 fC and gray, pair. W o in e n's O u e-C I n s p W ool Fleeee-llmd Mochn kloie*, tan. 1.25 « 1.75 \ full line of Women's Fur llned Moelm Gluie*. A C(| k (1(1 in tan and gray, pr ** u*vu W o in o n’s o n o-s trap Cape Gauntlet, with all-wool knit 7 C(| lining, in Ian and black, pr Women's Coney 7 7C £ } (i/k I nr Gauntlet*, nr L*IO CX «J#vV Hoys' C oney Fur 7 £, 2 (Ml Gauntlet*, pail*.... O.VU Hoy*' liuekMkln Gauntlet*. with all-wool lining. 1 AA 1 7c 1 C(| Inige cuff, pair i*vU, l.tu. I.OU Hoy** Coiiililmitioii Gnu 111- C(|r let*. In black, pair. Ho.* s' « 11 e-e I n s p W ool-llned Mocha Glove*. in C(lr 4n I 7Z tan and gray, pair Boy*' One-clnsp Wool-lined Cape Glove*, in tan fn I OZ and golden brown.pr wk IU l.LO Children** Wool-lined Moelia Mitten*. in tan and EA/» £. 1 AA gray, white, pair. a Hoy*' and Girls' Wool Golf Glove*, in brown, red. 7c., CQr navy. gray, white, pr lw A Tale of Dollar Dolls * We haven’t said much about dollar dolls. The reason—as our reputation for best dollar dolls set the public coming with an early rush, practically cleaning us out of our first importation. Our last cargo fot the season is how here, and we ask late buyers not to wait longer if they want a big doll dollar’s worth. Imagine a doll the size of three columns of this paper for a dollar, and sewed, curly wig, with or without eyelashes, with or without shoes and stockings, moving wrists and ball jointed moving eyes! Or another in kid Not quite as large, with fine curlv sewed wig. fine bisque head, jointed at hip, knee and elbow, bisque arms, shoes and stockings; choice at. A Value Story of 50c Dolls How they go out by the thousands, and surely they would not go out in such vast quantities unless “the proof of the pudding was in its eating.” STYI.E NO. I -Kid body, 15 inches, full body, shoes end stockings, bisque head, jalnt-ed hip, bisque heads with pleasing character face. STYI.E NO. 3 Fine 16 Inch ball Jointed doll, sewed ribbon bow wt*. moving eyes, shoes and stockings. STY I.E NO. »—The ne.w character face baby, bisque head ami movable arms and legs and bead STYI.E NO. 4—Fine kid. pretty face—curly hair—movable eyes. Jointed hips—shoes and stockings and IS inches long. STYI.E NO. S- Kid dolls, moving eyes —long silk ribboned curls Jointed at elbow, knee and hip—bisque head, bisque half arms, shoes and stockings: choice of any at. ...... • .. And Bargain Dolls Even at 25c i STYI.E NO. I—Kid body, 12 Inches long, shoes and stockings, curly hair. M movable eyes, hip joints, bisque hands. M STY I.E NO. 2—Big doll, fine kid, bisque head, movable eyee short Dutch-cut hair Jp STY I.E NO. 8—Gretclien long braid liai r. shoes and stockings, mov- W able eyes, bisque hands, stout oody. “as cute as cute can be." _ \ STY I.E NO. 4—Fat baby kid doll, curly ribbon, trim hair, movable g — eyes, shoes uiid stockings. r STYLE NO. 5—Celluloid head doll—ehoes and Btocklngs. bisque Mi/V arms, stout body; choice..