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I ft 20 fIGHT STARTED ON THEATRE SCALPERS Of LlCCnSO Hay UC city Comptroller, for contempt wore Weapon to Check Profiteer- ing on Tickets. i MANAGERS JOIN CRUSADE Plans Made nt Confcrenco to ' ITavo Ordinance Changed in Battlo on Abuses. At a conference called by District Swann yesterday afternoon to means of preventing theatre ticket ...n...i.r. inhn mi(-hr!- t. Commissioner Court action which attend Lewis ' Craig views ... . m.n tn the court responsible a policy or presomcu , denvinir the other mem- - ordlnanco on bers B(mrd of any no. years has made Its ' which would give License original concerning j appeal under name of i... a Mnelstrate affairs nubile utility cor \ ' Poratlons In tho hands ot ap- - who convicted a of over-- 1 polnted M maUer Qf the discretionary power to Caftey a3Serts, court never pend or revoke tho license. Under tho adopted such n but afforded Mr. present regulation. Commissioner Oil-- 1 Craig of the Board of 7 access sources Christ out. lias to Institute Qf mformatlon am, every facl)lty ol). proceedings annulment of a talnlng facts regarding affairs of vlcted man's license In Supreme i tno public utility companies. court Court, and this action may often drag along while tho scalper con tlnues activities. measure, which will have tho backing of the District Attorney's of' pee In presented to 'Board of Aldermen, will bo supplemented By an other proposed amendment, which will seek to suppress tho scalping abuso by compelling every broker to havo a sepal-at- e license each establishment, In- stead of being able operate several under one license, as at present. Manager Approve Pimm i These two proposals waging on speculators met with expressions oi hearty approval from various theatrical representatives Of city departments. The managers, assured Assistant District Attorney ai fred J. Talloy. representing Dls trlct Attorney at conference m Criminal Courts Building, they would cooperate with tho prosecutor tn ever) William A. Brady. Alf Hay-- man, L. Lawrence Weber, Arthur Malcolm Douglas and Sam Harrison. Chief Inspector John Daly, epeaklng Police Department, said that since the Magistrates seemed un- willing to Impose a Jail sentence upon offendlnc speculators, he believed1 the nower of revoking license In hands of tho License Commissioner wnuld en fnr to break scalping. Alderman William T. Collins, the Board Aldermen, also expressed satis- faction with amendment, as one put-llm- r \teeth\ Into present ordinance. After William McBrlde, on behalf of the well ticket ngency. had ex pressed approval of nraa pointed that McBrlde's the only agency represented at tha conference, although Invitations had been serit to all. Mr. Brady, as spokesman the Pro duclng Slanagcrs' Association, after re- marking that the managers resented Statements emanating from District Attorney's office that the managers are at overcharging by said that most effective action could be taken against the brokers under Federal stat- utes. Assistant District Attorneys Tal-le- y and Kllroe said tho matter would be referred to the United States Attor- - Federal I.nvr Explicit. ilr. Brady called attention to the last Federal revenuo act, which provides a tax of 5 cent, on every additional ticket charge to 60 cents, and a tax of 80 cent, on every added charge above that. Moreover, law says must stamp on back of ticket ills name and tho price at which tho ticket 1b sold. \1 have more than 10,000 tickets, care- fully preserved, to show that this law Is being disregarded.\ raid Air. Brady In response to n query by Mr. Talley OS to how they obtained these tickets, llr. Brady exp'alncd that It was done by a system called \digging\ Inducing relatives, friends or passing to go to bos office and buy a couple of seats them. He denied there iiver any collusion between a box office 'man and the speculators, saying that any manager would discharge a treas- urer revealed In such an alliance. After Mr. Talley admitted he hlm-m- lf a patron of McBrlde's, Mr. McBrlde pointed that there were a few agen- cies that were turning over their tickets tb scalpers, no that latter could sell them at a huge profit. This Anally drew following pledge from Mr. Brady for the managers: \When an arrest Is .made. If proof Is satisfactory to tho committee repre- senting managers, they will take that agent oft their list and refuse to sell to him, regardless of whether court convjets him or not.\ POLICE MARTYR IS BURIED. McCorniick, Klllrd Arrest, on Force a Month. A police escort commanded by Inspec- tor Cornelius Cahalano accompanied body of Patrolman John J. McCormlck from home at 576 East Hist street to St, Luke's Iloman Catholic Church, Alexander avenue and 138th street, yes- terday, where funeral services were held. Patrolman McCormlck was killed by a hegro who had run amuck' at 136th street and Lenox avenue At the church the services were delayed half an hour In expectation that Po- lice Commissioner Enrlght and others of Ills staff would attend. S x patrolmen of the West 135th street station acted as bearers. The eulogy delivered by the Rev UtHllfa J. .Ili..'1-lt.nil- l, U, tilt, church. After tho service the body Central r.:cic aad force less than a He leaves wife and three gmall children. AllVIIUTISKMnS'T. Overcca'.s Mr.de to Order $55. Hero you a splendid assortment of Overcoatings. In various mixtures, every wool. There are fabrics suitable-fo- r Great Coats, big double breasters, with muff pockets, tabs storm collars. $55 $83. Then, tho mado of smoother In gn-ys- . v. us and $55 to $5. While and making are important, the fit is most impor- tant: that we guarantee. O. X. VINCENT, D24-G- Cth nr. 31st. rnMDTDft i vd rr a in CITED FOR CONTEMPT U. S. Attorney Presses Charge in Traction Controversy. Annulment luiiimciicca in tno uimriti yesterday by, Francis 0. Caffey. United States Attorney. The wnj taken In compliance with order Is- sued by Judge- Mayer a month ago. A letter written by Mr. Craig, he In alleged to have refused to a traction conference called bj Nixon, Public Service Commis- sioner, Is the basis of proceedings. In that letter, according to Federal attorney, Mr. \wilfully know- ingly, unlawfully and contemptuously\ made misstatements Intended to Influ- ence and Intlmldato tho court and \to Incite ridicule, scorn and condemnation of It If Its decisions were contrary to or at variance with tho and wishes of the defendant.\ Mr. Caffey alleges four distinct In- stances of contempt on Mr. Craig's part. It Is charged he wrote In letter that was for of Licenses, defendant and jthe existing of tne to tho Com- -, cess to records tho mtv the of various '\ receivers speculator by a charging sub- - racti Mr the policy, and members Estimate to the original pointed he for for tho con-- , the the The for months his This for to for war the managers and wno the tho the renv. mere for the the the up for of the the it, Mr. out was for the conniving the spec- ulators, the the per up per the he tha the strangers the for was was out the the the the the MnUlnn the his Monday. the was was the an In tho the his the the specincauy directed tnat tno city om clals have access to such Mr. Caffey asserts. PERSONALTY TAX PROCEDURE ILLEGAL Holds and), with be twice and a half Advises as Correction. The present procedure of the taxing authorities of city ot New York is illegal as to assessments of personal property, nccordlng to nn opinion given yesterday by Laurence A. Tanzer, a tax expert, at the solicitation of the Mer- chants' Association. Individuals or cor- porations claiming to have been illegally or erroneously assessed on personality by tho city authorities must make appli- cation for the correction of assess- ment on or November 30 In order to preserve their legal rights. After Investigating the situation Mr. Tanzer announced his conclusions as follows: \Individuals and estates to In- dividual Income tax are entitled to ex- emption from personal property tax on nn ftr nt Inlprpcf. nn... ,i in nntinn .w.. He tho services Mrs, stock Wan \eputy and banking associations by them \ \ \ from which income is dcrlvco. \Individuals are entitled to deduc tion ot their Just debts not contracted or incurred In the purchase ot property or securities, nor for or on account of any Indirect liability, as surety, guarantor or Indorser or other- wise, or for or on account df debt or liability contracted or Incurred for the purpose of evading taxation, Irre- spectlve of whether debts to be de ducted bear Interest or not. \Foreign taxable under Article are exempt from personal property tax assessment' MRS.GIBSON PROVIDED $200,000 FOR CHILDREN Fund Revealed in Her Fight for Their Custody. Mrs. Beatrice M. Pratt-Gibso- who recently divorced Lieut Alexander Dal las Bache Pratt and married l'reston Gibson, clubman-playwrigh- t, yesterday fllod an answer In the Supremo Court In opposition Mr. Pratt'B appointment as guardian ot their two children, Cynthia, and Dallas, 5. In her answer she declares her hus band Is disqualified to act as guardian of their children, in her opinion, because he Is \selfish love for tho children, Is Ignorant of their needs and lacks financial resources.\ Mrs. Pratt-Gibso- who is tho daugh of Mr. and Mrs. William Evarta Benjamin of Hotel Plaza and grand- daughter of II. II. Hogers, late Standard Oil capitalist, revealed the fact that she created a trust fund of $200,000 from securities for tho benefit of hor children last at tho ob- tained divorce from Mr. Pratt In Newport. She said the Income of $10,-00- 0 from this fund is paid over to her for the children by mother and whom nominated trustees. Mr. Pratt Informed Justice Glegerlca that he understood his former wife was about to take their children to Europe by way of Canada. He objected to thJ upon ground that they would be ex- posed to disease and subjected to dis- comforts. Sirs. Gibson denied cmphat- - Irlly that Intends to take them to Europe. PENITENTIARY TERM FOR \CHICAGO MAY\ First American Conviction of a Offender. When Justices O'Keefe, Mclnerny and Freschl, In the Court of Special Sessions, found Mrs. James Montgomery Sharp-descr- ibed In the court records as May Churchill of 63C West 125th street-gu- ilty of petit larceny yesterday, to an Indetermln e period In the there to smash a unique criminal record. The woman thus convicted and sen tenced wae no other than the Interna- tionally notorious \Chicago May,\ known also as \Diamond May, May Wilson May Avery. Although In the course of her career May Churchill .been ar- rested scores of times In various parts of the country In the last twenty-fiv-e years, tho records show that In In- stance oho was discharged. And lnva- - .lot.1v tha mn.lfl nut nerfltn.t tipr John J. Coogan. Catholic chaplain of the, waj) one of Krand larccny. If May 3 . iejjaiuuwiv. w..u . to a belief In fatalism, perhaps heroism of tho dead patrolman to that j shc w, re3uza that ene mado a mistake the soldier who went to death lnwhen 8no trle(I petlt larceny. Sho has France, inc mass wiw reau u Mgr. in French and British prisons. )USIU4 taken to Grand I before i to 9, ter his gerved transrer sprinBiieia, wnere.for hg famny, May Sharp, Bjmai win ..lane, imrcmiaii new RdeJ the theft from him of 46 on the his will find one all to dress Overcoats, fabrics urn greens. linings Av, the subject the tho own year the has through sort of \badger\ game perpe- - incident was by \Chicago May,' who contended that the had an- noyed her nnd had followed her to her apartment SPARING WITH SUGAR. Some Time Before Condition Im- prove. Sar Food Administrator. CDPID'S EDITOR IS GONE; TEMPLE DARK John Albertis Departed foll- owing Raid on His Now Hope- - Club. MATRIMONY SPECIALIST Prosecutor Kilroo Found Ma- triculation in Lovo Courso \Was Costly. That clement of the reading public which Insists upon tho human quality In literature wfll miss from tho news stands for an space of weeks the cross section of human life speculation E3tlmote which for several the Itatrt- - being the known Information, father, indeterminate moitfal News or Cupid's Advertiser. It is not tho printers' strike the lively of tho law which has with- drawn It from public patronage. Its editor, one John Albertis, hung a sign upon the door of his sanctum at 1992 Madison nvenuo yesterday saying that ho had departed from town upon an emergency of Imperative business and that during his absence the publication would suspend. There has been disbanded also at tho samo address tho club ot the Nuova Esperanxa or New Hope, of which Editor Albertis was president. Here after persona going thero with (10 wllrl with thfl mnnnv lntant. Per-- L. A. Tanzer So sons S25 will to the mnnpv ilanrai hnnrifl. any the nny lacks her she her her she sho her and pf man but arm come awav times as fortunate, tor used to cost that sum to become third degree or especially served member of Humanist Albertis organization. It la due to Edwin P. Kllroe, As- sistant District Attorney, that the club and newspaper have become inactive and that Editor Albertis has gone away. a motor truck, raided the club Cost editorial offices on Wednesday night. He became previously a subscriber to .Ifatrimonfal Xcws and member of Nueva Espcranza in order to collect his evidence, and said yesterday that he had hardly set about his collectors task be fore he concluded that Editor Albertis must havo hla quietus. letter to the District Attorney's office. In an anonymous hand and com plaining of Nueva Esperanza, eet Mr. Kllroe upon tho scent In the first In- - lnH atance. enlisted of of in corporations other oanKa ?,uJ\Va Commissioner owned \\T\ corporations Frequent penitentiary, BE plained that they wanted respectively a husband and a wife. Matriculation Fee la $10. From each was exacted a fee of f 10, for which they were put upon the subscription list of Matri- monial ti'rtcs and admitted as active members to all tho rights and privileges of tho club. They found quickly that one of these rights consisted In the right to pay another $10 and Boon aftor that another $10, or if the member showed reluctance tho house accepted $5. The privileges of tho club were that one might tarry there in the evenings, meet other members and read tho elgns upon the walla. The signs, upon pasteboard and shift- ing from night to night, advised mem- bers that this waa the Temple of Love; that tho way to win fair lady Is to bo generous: that It was good thing to remain in good standing, nnd that was Impolitic upon being Introduced to a fellow member to ask the weight of his or her bank roll right away. Both Mr. Kllroe and Mrs. Sullivan wero admitted to third degree or especially nerved membership upon payment of $25 for the full curriculum, the special scr vice consisting In each of them being given a list containing the names of men and women Inclined toward wed lock who, it was explained, wero ot tho class or millionaires. It was after Mr. Kllroe had addressed noto to putative millionairess In a Western town and had received from the postmaster a note stating that the lady died three years ago that he concluded that more came to the Temple of Love than over found their mates there, and that tho enterprise of enterprising Edi tor Albertis had gone about far enough. Insisted on Money Down. At tho District Attorney's oftlco yes terday he exhibited all sorts and con dltlons of photographed men and women who were on Albertis list and bales of their letters setting forth their quirements In the way of life partners. Some of them announced that they wanted only respect nnd affection, but the great majority Insisted on money and wanted the money down, Among other of tho Albertis archives was paper which Mr. Kllroe signed at the editor's request agreeing that If supplied with wife of means ho would pay brokerage fee computed at per cent on each $10,000 or fractional part thereof. This and other papers like convinced hlra that more people paid money Into Nueva Esperanza than ever wero given run for It Albertis, If he returns, will be given audience In Centre street and oppor tunity to explain himself. But Mr. Kll roe Imagines that having started on his way he will proceed on It, and that tho naDCr of which he was tho inspiration and the clubhouse of which he was the genius are unlikely to enter business again without him. BUSH STEM PIERCES BRAIN? BOY DIES Spinal Meningitis Follows Fall During Play. While playing near his home In Free- - port, L. I., Pheroh S. Miller, 11, aon ot Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Miller, fell on hydrangea bush. A stem from thx bush drove up through his nose until pierced the anterior lobe of the brain. The boy was tiken to tho oftlco of Dr. William H. llunclo In Freeport, where the stem was removed with apparently ACCoruillK lu tills icaiiuiuiif ui a mail ... .,rln. nonooniipnrM after. Terminal fori ca!!e(i Wh?Se .rCRJ l5en,ll,ty wa\ however, spinal meningitis developed b.y \If CTl ?\n and the boy was hurried to Manhat-.iin.ia- ., to c uo . been month. and tlmo went each a i It a a ' a A \ a a it a a s re a a a 1 It a a t, I ( tan hospital, where he died. His body was brought home yesterday. Shortly trated upon him last March in an apart- - J SCHIEFFEUN SCORES A POINT. In West 148th street This phase of the denied nylsn'ii Defence of Libel Salt Ma- terially Curtailed. Justice Lehman signed an order yes- - defences interposed to the complaint ofi William J. Schleffclln. chairman of the Citizens' for libel. Mr. SchiefTe-ll- n charges that his reputation and wholesale drug business were Injured by Arthur Williams, Federal Food .Ad- - a letter Mayor Hylan wroto Health Com- - THE SUN, FRIDAY, 'NOVEMBER 14, 1315. ' JUDGE BROPHY QUITS AS SING SING WARDEN Objects to Prison Atmosphere for His Young Daughters. Edward V. Brdphy, for seven months Warden of Sing Sing Prison, has re- signed. He cent his resignation yester- day to Charles F. Jtattlgan, State Su- perintendent of Prisons, saying that ho had \reluctantly reached the conclusion that the work of tho position was un congenial.\ Privately he let It bo known that he was not enthused by tho idea ot his threo young daughters growing up In the prison atmosphere. Ho resigns to accept another position under the State government. Just what his new Job Is, Is not made public. He declared that nothing except his aver' slon to the Job and Its many drab duties impelled him to resign. HU resigna- tion takes effect December IB. He Is tho thirty-sixt- h warden Sing Sing has had In Its seventy-tw- o years of existence, Urophy. formerly a Judge In Port. Chester, was a Just, able and altogether.' rational warden. Ho continued nnd en- couraged tho principles of the Mutual Welfare League, but eschewed the circus stunts that former wardens had Incor porated Into this system of convict au tonomy. Ho had the respect of the vast majority of tho prisoners and had their approval as a Just, lovel headed, fearless man. He denied that ho had received word from Albany that nny of his charges had complained of \hard treatment\ and in his letter ot resignation he thanki Mr. Rattlgan for the latter's \kind nnd helpful cooperation.\ Vagrant rumors have It that Thomas Mott Onborne, creator of the Mutual Welfare League, Is In a receptive mood and that his friends would like to see mm reinstated hh warden. Such possibility, however. Is Fi!d to be remote. Tho appointment of William Hunt of Buffalo as Warden of Great Mcauow Prison, nt Comstock, was announced yesterday at Albany by Supt. Kattlgan Mr. Hunt will succeed the late William Homer and will assume his new duties In a short time. ENRIGHT WOULD BAN FIFTH AVE. PARADES and and Merchants Millions in matricula- tion Tur.nv.er' Loss of Trade, He Says. Police Commissioner Enrlght, putting his finger on what he thought was a v tal matter at a meeting of the Forty- sfcond Street Property Owners and Merchants Association yesterday, an nounccd ho was against having any more parades In Fifth avenue. He saw tho loss to merchants on these occasion.' la tremendous because of the temporary holiday, taken by their employees anj by the Indisposition of the public to duj anything from Fifth avenue shops whlie they are out to see marching heroes of other persons to whom honor is belnji given. Mr. Enright asserted that the Twent seventh Division parade represented : loss of $10,000,000 to Fifth avenue me;- chants, and that no parade goes by without taking Its toll In trade. In tho day's when Fifth nvenuo was a resi- dential street, parades wero proper, he said, but New York merchants cannot afford to have their profits worn off ny repetitions of such demonstrations us havo taken place during and slnco the war. The Commlsloner thought that River- side Drive was tho next best route tor parades, and asked the association t.) give consideration to the proposal. Tut crowds and hilarity In Fifth avenue during big demonstrations now and then resulted In damage to store windows, ho urged In nddltlon. The meeting was held at the Hotel Commodore. Improvements In Pershlnj Square and additional postal facilities, for the district were discussed. HYLAN CONCILIATION BOARD \CANCELLED\ Commission in Longshore Strike Told to Quit. The commission of conciliation ap- pointed by Secretary of Labor William B. Wilion to Intervene In tho longshore- men's difficulty has been \cancelled by official order.\ A letter from Loula F. Post, Assistant Secretary ot Labor, to Prof. William Z. Klpley, chairman of the National Adjustment Commission, yes- terday contained tho Information. The members of tho commission were Mavor lylan. F. Paul A. Vaccarelll and John D. Hughes, Assltant Commissioner or Immigration at Philadelphia. The action Is construed by labor men to Indicate that the VaccarellbButler faction of longshoremen, i?ald 9y Its leaders to have 26,000 members, has lost Its last chance of receiving higher wages than 65 cents an' hour and $1 for overtime, which they have Insisted they trill demand In lieu of tho \five and ten cent\ Increase awarded by tho National Adjustment Commission on October 6. The Insurgent strikers, having disavowed the wage commission, have looked all along to the Mayor to get them an In crease. The wage commission Is to reopen Iti hearing October 21. but according to an- - nouncemnt of one of Its members. T. V. O'Connor, only those locals which havo remained In the International Longshore- men's Asoclatlon will be considered Ir. Its hearing. Three locals. Including But- ler's have been suspended. PASTOR QUITS WHEN ACCUSED. North Ilnckensnck I'renchcr Snys, However, lie I Innocent. After denying charges mado by the fathers of four boys who are members of his parish, the Itcv. William J. H. Miller, pastor of the Reformed Church at North Hackensack, N. J., resigned his pulpit nt a Bpecial meeting of tho consistory which lasted until 1 o'clock yesterday morning. Air. Miller was pre vented from delivering a church lecture In the flro house Wednesday He demanded an Immediate hearing and members of tho consistory wero called. Tho P.ov. Dr. Albert Von Chlleder of the First Heformcd Church of Hncken- - sack presided and tho Itev. E. I. ly of Oradell also Joined In the At tho close of the mooting J. Pell Zabrlskle, a member of the consistory, said: 'I can't bellcvo tho accusations against Pastor Miller. He was a little more broad minded in his views than some of the pastors we have had. Pas tor Miller said at the hearing that It would take a considerable time to prove his Innocence through the courts and that he realized ho could not continue In the pulpit In the face of such charges. He did n noble thing In resigning.\ terday striking out certain exhibits nnd NEWARK BARS GERMAN SONGS. Union, American LeRlon'a I'roleat Cnta Arlon Society Programme. Under orders from acting Mayor Alex- ander Archibald of Newark the Arlon mlnlstrator, sld yesterday hla'observa- - mlssloner.Copeland, and asks $100,000 singing Society lait night eliminated lions In the last few days showed that damages. .three German songs from its concert In the sugar situation was considerably re- - On motion of Mr. Schleffelln tho court the Krueger Auditorium In thnt city, lloved and that although there was still struck out, ns Irrelevant and immaterial, Protest against the songs had been u shortage the prosent condition could certain reports of tho Police Department- - lodged by the American Legion, nni 1 called n famine. relating to drug addicts, and tha Mayor's Sixty years ngo the Arlon Society wa He suggested that New Yorkera con- - defence that he always had been a r.ilth- - formed and tho concert was In cclebra-tinu- e to be sparing In the uso of sugar, ful Fervant and had sent his letter to the tlon of the occasion. Besides tho three ns It would be tome time before the Health Commissioner, accusing Mr. German songs, which were \Herbal sugar situation could be ragarded as Hchleffelln's firm of manufacturing habit \Mutterseelen alleln\ and \Sterno slnd normal. Ships were being unloaded as forming drugs, while he advocated re- - Schwelgende Selgel,\ thero were Eng-fa- st as possible, he said, and refineries forms through the Citizens' Union, \In l3h and Italian numbers on the pro-we- re working at top speed. the public Interest\ gramme, j j JOHN Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co. Good morning! This is November 14 ! The weather today prob' ably xvill be fair. Neither for Temporary Pride of Party nor for hnman friendships should we gamble away at Washington any part of the Constitution of the United States or the Declaration of Independence. We must hold steadfastly to the foundations the nation was built upon by Washington, Jef- ferson, Franklin, Hancock and Hamilton. A hurried half-don- e piece of work only adds to our discon tent and puts off further the unity of the world and the set tlement of the labor and financial questions now so dis turbing. Hundreds of thousands of men and women at work in all New York will push up produc- tion at the sight of daylight, cheer up the workers and start forward with a new spirit as soon as the treaty is passed and properly safeguarded. The next step will be for the United States Government to stop the heavy outflow to other countries of foodstuffs and fab- rics that make a scarcity of everything in the United States, and keeps up high prices. Prices can never go down while costs and wages go up and there is no increase in production. Very few store- keepers are taking from the people all the profit they are entitled to. Siyncd Venetian Glass Candlesticks Newly Arrived Au Quatrieme. In this new shipment are those charming single candle-- sticks of green and am- ber glass the sort with the shallow flower-lik- e deep cup under the candle-socke- t. THese are 10 inches high and $12.50 each. Another more slender and a bit taller kind of single candle-stick- s, in am- ber and green is 12 inches high and also $12.50. Tall Two Branch Flower and Ftuit Candelabra These flower and fruit candelabra that stand on tall bases Au Quatrieme has not been able to get for many months. In amber and green and piled high with either deco- rative gaily fruit or flow- ers; $40 each. Fourth floor, Old Building. n e g 1 n 0 w a c q u i a 1 1 y i WANAMAK Broadway at Ninth, York. A magnificent collection oi Luxurious Wraps for the evening Apropos of the coming Morse Show week and of tho Opera season, your visit to this collection is invited. This collection of wraps represents the height and brilliance of our season in the color, the luxury, the magnificence of costly ma- terials. There are wraps of the most gorgeous of metal brocades, satin brocades, embroidered velvets, the most exquisite shimmering surfaces and of the loveliest color and design produced by the modem artist weavers of France and other countries. Lavishly fur-pimm- ed with flying squirrel, kolinsky, gray squirrel, wolf and mole. $195 up to $750. Second floor, Old Building. A specialized service for LARGE Women The large woman has hitherto been rather ected, but we have spe- cialized in irihg frocks espe-- c adapted to her needs. Stra ght New lynx, lines have been studied for simplicity and richness. Elegance of beading, em- - oroidery, materials and lines has been achieved to em phasize the straight ap pearance which the large woman desires. Wool Frocks of serge and tricotine ; long nanels: lone collars; sub-- . dued beading are features of these frocks; $45 to $12o. Silk dresses of Georgette crepe, beauti fully beaded; satin and rene meteor, also crepe de chine; $39.50 to $125. Silk velvet and velveteen frocks have a rich simplicity f silhouette, co or and tex ture which is most charm- - intr. m Drown or oiacK; $65 to $175. Sizes are 40 12 to 50i2. Special crepe de chine frocks, $35 Sizes 4oy2 to 48l2 The frock for large wo- men which is sketched we nave sold for $65. But a lanufacturer was in such position that he sold us many of the dresses to tell at this small price. The material is moire -- repe de chine combined with Georgette crepe sleeves. Colors are black, Copenhagen blue and navy blue, brown, buff nd taupe. v Second floor, Old Building, The Spirit of Picturesque Spain has been instilled to an ex- quisite degree in the new dance frocks 'For Miss 14 to 20 Paris turned over the pages of Spanish art for in spiration. The models she created were lovely. The Wanamaker copies and adaptations are equally charming and are far less expensive. For instance, the Model illustrated is $79.50 The bodice is of black velvet and the voluminous skirt is of black tulle with close-fittin- g foundation of soft black satin. The Wanamaker Collection of dance and party frocks, including several scores of models, at $37.50 to $235. Second floor, Old Building. EE Store Hours, 9 to 5.30. \Golden Specials\ $4.50 to $6.50 Silks, $3.85 yard Satin Duchesse and charmeuse 36 and 40 inches wide. Also our 56.50 plaid silks; excellent for gOWnS Or linings. Main floor, Old Building. Women's Hats, $8 Seal dyed coney and nutria for turbans of the sort in our stock at $16. Also velvet hats ; the best obtainable in New York, for $8. First floor, Old Building. $7 to $8.50 children's shoes, sizes 2i2 to 6, $6.25. $6 to $8 children's shoes, sizes 11 to 2, $5.25. $5 to $7 children's shoes, sizes 8U to lO'i, $4.25. First floor, Old Building. $5 to $7.50 babies' quilted robes, $3.85. $2.25 and.$2.50 babies' jersey leggins, $1.45. $2.50 to $4 babies' corduroy hats, $1.95. $4.95 to $7.50 babies' velvet hats, $2.95. $6 and $8 babies' z'ibeline or velveteen coats, $4. $9 babies' zibeline coats, $6.95. $16.50 to $19.75 babies' brop.dcloth or heavy mix- ture coats, $14(95. .iiird fl oor, Old Building. $4.60 cast iron Dutchovensf $2.75. $4.50 electric irons, $3.75. $23 electric suction cleaners, $18.50. $7.50 Bon Ami hot blast oil heaters, $5. $8.50 Bon Ami hot blast oil heaters, $5.50. $10 Bon Ami hot blast oil heaters, $6.75. Seventh Gallery, New Building. Men's Overcoats, $43.50 Heavy weight box coats, silk yoke and sleeve linings, patch pockets and self collars. Oxford and heather mixtures. Burlington Arcade floor, New Bldg, $2.50 women's pique gloves, $1.75 pair. $2.50 women's French lambskin gloves, $1.95 pair. Main floor, Old Building. $32.50 Motor Rugs, $22.50 ' All wool, weighing Ave pounds winter weight, fringed edges. Burlington Arcade floor, New Building. Hand-carve- d gilt framed mirrors, $7.50. Eighth Gallery, New Building. Novelty Jewelry, 05c \Combs fancy pins, barrettes, bracelets, brooches, scarf pins and cuff links'. Main floor, Old Building. Two Interesting Books $1.50 \Vestry of the Basins\ 65c each. $2.25 \Brazil Today and Tomorrow\ $1.25 each. Eighth Gallery, New Building. The Ampico silent, seems like any other piano. When it speaks it reveals a voice and a message all its own a wonderful voice an unforgettable message, phrased by great masters of the pianoforte. Silent as the Sphinx one moment the next a glory of music. Mystery of mysteries yet a fact. The Chickering -- Ampico Reproducing Piano in your home means th.it the best of pianoforte music is yours, your friends', your children's at any time. Classical music played by Rachmaninoff, Rubinstein a hundred great pianists. Dance music played by masters of the art of playing for dancing. Old songs. New songs. Music for every occasion every mood. Mystery of mysteries yet a fact T N THE WANAMAKER PIANO J- - SALONS are 76 makes, styles and sizes of good pianos, player-piano- s and Reproducing pianos something for every taste, every home, every purse. Come and see them hear them compare them. Convenient terms on all purchases, Firtl Gallery, New Buildinc

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