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lit t i \7 -- f 20 THE THURSDAY, ?2, 1920, $,000,000 ASKED FOR SHOWS LOVE iJVIdow Charges Mrs. Thomas \Wickedly\ Gained His Affections. FALSE, DECLARES SHEAIW Defendant's Counsel Declares i Suit Ig Brought to Affect Will Contest. ': A suit for $1)000,000 damages for al- leged alienation of affections was tiled Vosterday In tho Supreme Court by Mm flllla D. Bhonts, widow of Theodore P. 'Bhonts, agalnat'Mrs. Amanda C. Th6irias. Mrs. Bhonts chargea that Mrs. Thomas, who was tho legateo under tho will of 'Mr, Shonjs, on tho affection of her .husband and kept him away from her Jfor ulna years prior to his death last September, 'in reply to this complaint .Clarence J, Shearn, counsel for Mrs. Thomas, said last night; \I will simply say that if these pre- posterous charges aro, ever brought to trjal their utter falsity will be demon- strated. They constitute a cruel slander Upon Mrs. Thomas, behind whom all of Mr. Bhonts's friends aro standing. Tho filing- - of tills belated complaint is mero propaganda tor supposed effect upon the pending will contest,\ The summons In the alienation suit was filed several weeks ago, but the na- ture of tho action was not then an- nounced. The complalpt .isscrts: \That Jfrom tho data of the marriaga to and about the year 1910 tho plaintiff (Mrs. Bhonts) lived with and was supported .by Theodore P. Shonts. her husband. In JSJow York and elsewhere, and as his .wlfo enjoyed his affection, support, and comfort. \Wickedly\ Gnlned Ills Lore. ''On Information and belief tho de- fendant (Mrs. Thomas), wU knowing the. premises, and wilfully and unlaw- fully Intending to Injure and deprive plaintiff of her husband's protection, so- ciety and support, In or about the year 1900, and continuously thereafter until September, 1910, wilfully, wickedly and maliciously engaged in gaining the LtCectlons of Theodore P. Shonts from plaintiff and subsequently Induced him jo leave the plaintiff, and sought ana aid porsuado him to go with the defendant to other places In the united States and elsewhere, and tho defendant did, prey rutniessiy upon the said Tneoaore i: Shonts, and by her artifices and wiles 'enticed Theodore P. Shonts from, the so- ciety of the plaintiff his Jpyjs and affection from her.\ Mrs. Shonts states In the Introduction of'her complaint that she and Mr. Shonts .Vers married lit Cehteryille, pwa In 3SS1, and lived together happily until' their separation In 1910. Thereafter, It 4a charged, Mr. Shonts maintained a peparate residence, apart from his wife, and, at the time of his death, had an ppartment In the same apartment house Vith .Mrs. Thomas' at 930 Park avenue, put on a different floor, ' \ Many Letter to Fltrure. j Soon after Mr. Shonts died his wife charged that \a certain woman? had in- fluenced him to execute a will that prac- tically cut off .his wife and named this other woman as chief legatee. Later fche amplified this charge and declared that Airs. Thomas was this other woman. Since then Mrs. Shonts has filed 'notice bf contest of her husband's will and has appealed from a decision of tho Surro- gates' Court ousting her hs .emporary administratrix of the estate. - in the will Mr. Shonts confirmed a debt of 3100,000 due his wife, for a loan. ana gave her a 35,000 life Insurance policy and a portrait of feerself. JRe left his daughters, the Duchess Theodora de Chaulnes and Sirs. Rutherford, Bingham, the Income from a 3100,000 trust fund. A similar trust fund was created for-hl- s Bister and nieces. He left' the balance o.f his estate, the total, of which was estimated by his .executors at about 3570,000, to Mrs. Thomas. Mrs. Thomas Is a former stage beauty who, as Amanda Caskle, married Her bert P. Thomas, son of Orlando C. Thomas, a banker, Thiy separated, years and she Is said to have, obtained a Sgo She has a grown son, Herbert Thomas,- - to whom Mr. Shonts be- queathed all the Jewelry which Mrs. Thomas had presented to him. Oeorgo W. Files, counsel for Mrs. Bhonts. declined to make any statement other than to say that he had a mass of evidence to offer in support 'of his client's charges and that she has re- ceived letters from many parts of the world written by people who claim that they saw Mrs. Thomas and Air. Shonts fit Various places. . . TAX ON PURCHASES , ADVOCATED BY KAHN JYoutd Have.lt Apply on All Amounts Over $2. \'Otto H. Kahn told tho Newark Asso- ciation of Credit Men at Its monthly meeting yesterday that ho favored the repeal of the excess profit tax, reduction of the present surtaxes and the Imposi- tion of a tax on all purchases in excess of 32. Tho repeal of tho excess profit tax and the. revision of tho surtaxes, he said, make It necessary to discover new purees of revenue. This, he 'believed. itfoUId be mora than made up by the tax iyj purchases. Mr. Kahn urged a 2 per cent ta5t on asiall purchases and would gradually In crease tne amount of larger purchases. In addition he suggests a tax on checks. Tho purchase' tax\ proposal car-rl- d tho principal weight of his address, lie held this tax should be pat- - by the purchaser and should pot be added to the selling price, but specifically added es.a separata item. \Jt has bem calculated that a tax of Oils nature of only a per cent would produce,\ he said, \from $2,000,000,000 to 34,000,000,000 annually, according to whether It Is Imposed on all commodity transactions or pnly on retail sales to the ultimate purchaser.\ ADVERTISEMENT. O'Brien Ulsters $88. There la a class of woollens the Irish make better than others this light, warm, fleecy ' niaterial. Hero they are big ' double breasted ulster? which to , touch la to welcome and to own , Is a necessity. A rich, fleecy ' brown which the gossips of the \trado\ say will njt appear again at 388. I make my ready jnado clothes and through that ' 'there Is a considerable saving to you. O. N. VINCENT, 624-52- 8 6th Ave., near 31st St 4- - UNIFORM SOLVES HIS LIVING PROBLEM Discharged Soldier Uses It as Magnet for Alms,, Trading on the United Btac Army' Offlnlnls mid Jffld-unifor- Is profitable, Leon BIcbcII. 21, UOparUllOUi; 01 us wnox avenue admitted yeqtoraay in DiRfiiHS Co cllu in Yorkvllle Court. He eald he wa AB0,nl1 discharged Deeembor S3, 1918, and that till wearing tils 'uniform ho had alma and on other occasions sold books, claiming he could find no regular J . employment His earnings sometimes NEW DRY\ trude Nolan all he had been able to save from his operations was 30,000, which he had\ stowed away In a bank. Cnpt. Charles Itaguo of tho Army In- telligence Service askod that the prls-cn- be dealt with severely, contending SlcgoU's work was a dlsgraco to the uniform. Magistrate Nolan sent Slegell to tho workhouse for three months. \FATHER BILL\ DALY IN A PANCAKE JAM Wife Tired of Horseman's Kitchen \Father BUI1! Daly, one of .the best known horse trainers, was' made to ap- pear in court \yesterday because his wife, to whom h has been married twenty-thre- e years, Insists .she Is tired of having him \muss around tho kitchen\ and fry pancakes for tho jockeys. There were some other citations in tho riot act of Mrs. Daly, Including an Incident al leged io nave laxen piaco in iiv, wnicn was featured by \Father Bill\ throwing a.coffeo pot at her head. In March, 1919, Mrs. Daly said, \Father Bill\ found out his son Harold hadn't been taking one of tho horses out for exercise, and drubbed him. To' all of which \Father BUI\ grinned. Ho denied he had ever hit his wife, but he confessed frankly to a fondness for feeding Jockeys on pancakes. Ho said his Income from his properties and horses was normally about 34,600 a year, but he disavowed betting heavily. His attorney, Daniel McPartland, tried to draw from Mrs. Daly a statement that \Father Bill\ never bet more than 35 on a race, but Mrs. Daly exclaimed she had seen him wager 350 one afternoon. The Dalys live at 95 Linden avenue, Brooklyn. Mrs. Daly's complaints are directed toward proving \Father Bill\ an Incompetent provider and to obtain a separation. STILL their wares. What Is believed havo ' \eon an on mo pan oi a uunu IN OF lot thieves to confiscate liquor In tho of to Be Not Serious. The strike of the harbor boatmen looked like a ffkilo yesterday. Although the leaders claim 3,500 men arc out a survey of the harbor failed-t- disclose any. noticeable Inactivity. At the New York Towboat Exchange, 11 Broadway, Charles A. Mason, busi ness manager, made tho brief statement that \all tugs are operating ai Usual.\ Later Mr. Mason said that 16 per cent of tho company's rugs were Inactive, he added, \wo feet that tbo ticun;has not assumed alarming sro portlons'jby any means and have not concerned, ourselves much with the .ac tivities, of the strikers The' strikers wilt hold a mass meeting nignt column Hall, Twenty-fift- h street, between Eighth and Ninth avenues. UJCENT OR CUT IN SIZE IS DECREED Boost in Flour to $15 Is Ex cuse of Bakers. Tho prlco of bread Is olng up again as soon as a fair price can be fixed to meet the Increased cost of Ingredients and production. The consumer will have to pay 11 cents for the loaf that now sells for 10 cents, or a new size will bo baked for 10 cents. . The direct cause of the advance Is the present high cost of flour .Since jsis it nas risen i from 34.91 a barrel to 312 and\ $18 the price has Jumped again, and high grade Northwestern flour is now 315 a barrel Bakers say thero Is no profit In the present 10 cent loaf when flo'ur Is more than $13.50. of twenty-seve- n big DaKers in jxew rone met In tho office or Arthur Williams, Federal Food Ad ministrator, yesterday and dlscuseeB new prices. They showed Mr. Williams cost tables to prove there Is no profiteer- ing in the high bread prices. He re- served decision until After a further hearing FOR HER SWINDLES OF WOMEN Mrs. Bennett Had Posed as Church Worker. \I am convinced that this woman is a common and base swindler,\ said Judge Joseph F. Mulqueen in General Sessions yesterday when he sentenced Mrs. May Jennings Bennett to not loss .thail four \years nor more than nine years and tlx months In the Sate Prison for Women at Auburn. Mrs. Bennett, wh was active In church work In Wash- ington Heifchts, had pleaded guilty to from women through a bogus company she said she had organized to remodel furnished room dwellings for \family hotels.\ Aff;r listening to a plea for clemency by her attorney Judge Mulqueen said: \It is not the way of Justice to b hnrrt Their are four Indictments against this womar. and If Bha were to bo convicted on all of them I could send her to prison for forty years. One of the vic- tims of this woman gave up tho pro- ceeds of a life Insurance Dollcv. tvhvn was her cnly financial support. I think tho sentence I have pronounced is vory, very lenient for her.\ When the court had concluded Mrs. Bennett turned about and walked away without any Display of emotion. A Lwell dressed woman who was a specta tor jumpea up ana declared in a loud voice: ''She certainly deserves all tho Judge Iwj given her fiid some more.\ Mrs. Ilrnnett declared that she had' bem Inspired to swindle her by the peculiar power which \a diVine psychologist\ held over her. . 800 CIVIL MEET. nnrtant change nf nnltv nnrf ! tnarfugement the study of Industrial problems and special encouragement of the. younger engineers. The officers (include President. P. Washington. Chlf Engineer, , United. States Reclamation Francis Lee 4 ..1. POLICE TO AID U.S. IN lcomSwr ENFORCING DRY LAW operation at Conference. YOttK.IS \QUITE Exploits. Bootlogging Butlor Steals Three Barrels of From Employer. Cooperation of the New York Pollco Department Jn tho Government's pro- hibition enforcement measures will be discussed next Tuesday nt a conferenco In tho office of Corporation Counsel William P. Burr, between Mr. Burr, Blcluud E. Enrlght. Pollco Commis- sioner; Col. Daniel II. Porter, Super- vising Internal Revenue Agont, and James S. Shevlln, supervising prohibi- tion agent for this district. Mr. Shevlln said yesterday ho expected that the police would coopqraio to tho fullest extent with his agents, of whom there will soon bo about ISO. New York, Mr, Shevlln said, Is \quite dry.\ Two men were arrested because a sign advertising tho sale .of liquor was hanging lit the window of a Brooklyn saloon that had been closed for eomo monthB. Fred Steenworth, owner of the saloon nt 331 CoUrt street, Brooklyn, and His barkeeper, Fred Wade, wcro remov- ing some articles from the saloon when they wcro arrested by Patrolman Crook, attached to Inspector Cohen's staff. The complaint upon which they were taken before United States Commissioner Ed- mund D. Hennessey yesterday alleged the violation of the Eighteenth Amend- ment and tho Volstead act through tho display of the' Blgiv Both were held under 3500 bond for examination Jan- uary 27. ' John P. Qutgley, who has been an assistant to Col. Porter, was appointed Assistant Supervising Federal Prohibi- tion Agent for this district by United States Intornal Revenue Commissioner Roper yesterday. Bootleggers and others are resorting HARBOR ACTIVE of to attempt SPITE STRIKE Walkout Boatmen Declared, \Nevertheless LOAF Representatives FOUR YEARS Heights swindling-3,00- realty friends ENGINEEBS Whiskey. name or tno Fcuerai ana city govern- - monts Is related by salbon keepers on Ninth avenue. Mr. Shovlln and his raid- ing agent, James F. McGulnncss, both denied that Federal agents had been authorized to take part In any raids or Inspections on Ninth avenue near Forty-secon- d street and Mr. Shevlln warned that ealoon keepers whoso premises are visited by \Inspectors\ should domand that tho proper credentials be shown. According to the saloon keepers' story four men, two of whom represented themselves as Federal ogcYita and two as policemen, visited ten or a dozen sa- loons near Forty-secon- d street, demand- ing to look behind bars. In cellars and cl6sets and even In safes. They found nothing which could tie taken away, however. Revenue agents In Newark, N. J., who had been troubled by a particularly elusive bootlegger Anally tracked him to tho house In Orange, whero he had bren employed for twenty years as a miner, it was rouna uiai no nau lancn three barrfcls of private stock rye whis key belonging to tho owner of the house. The agents made the discovery In time to save the other three barrels which made up the household's entire Btock to last Into the long years of the drought John Romanelll. the Brooklyn under taker, charged with complicity In the recent wood alcohol sales there, was released yesterday afternoon on 320,000 ball, only to be rearrested on charges of larceny and receiving stolen goods. He was released on tho latter count In the Flatbush court upon 325,090 bail. COPELANP FAVORS LIQUOR STATIONS Wants Government to Estab lish Them in City. Announcement was made last night by tho Health Department hat only 10 per cent of the druggists In this city have taken out licenses which will .allow them to dispense medicinal whiskey and brandy on the presentation or prescrip- tions from doctors. In view of the In creasing number of cases of pneumonia invariably colds eeyere caBea which brought forth tho following racis: Tho druggists havo decided that In dispensing whiskey they become Involved In tho same entanglement or red tape that followed after they had been allowed to dispense drugs on pre scrlptlon orders. \At recent meeting or the Bronx Pharmaceutical Association resolution was passed wherein tho retail druggists said they were opposed to selling and recommended that the purchase, distribution, &c, be over to tho authorities wis .city. In the situation last night Dr. Copeland said \that he heartily agreed with the retail men and that ho would get In with the Treasury Department and ascertain If seme steps could net be Immediately taken for tho establishment of Government Btatlons about the city for tho dispensing whiskey and brandy for medicinal RETURNS EYEBROW OF FIGHTING \LADY\ Unknown Witness of Scrap Relieves Conscience. Will tho beautiful lady who had prlvato fight In tho street with another lady not long ago please call at West Side Court? She will learn something her advantage. Tho fair Amazon will get back her lipstick, cigarettes, some' money and toe gold beaded bag they were in, and oh yes, her missing eyebrow. All of them have been returned to Jay clerk of tho court, by mysterious per- son, evidently woman also, who saw the battle and salvaged the bag. She sent It him accompanied by note explaining that she \picked up In the street some time ago when two ladles n.l.f. fink. m,. 1..I.. r,nrCnti JL JL SSfii who lost the bag the time she was seventh annual meeting of the Amer- - v.... i.. lean Society of C.VII Engineers In tho ta\ bag and SSiSTf'X Bu\dlnf' Wtt nda9l Now\ Mr. Court. am sailing for street Annual reports foreign and do not wish to have were presentea and some, notably tho on my conscience tho ownership of this new Arthur Lavis, Service; Jay Finn will hold the bag. Crmtoma Inspectors Get Raise. Byron R. Newton, Collector of the Tort, sixty customs Inspectors Into his office yesterday and told them their pay hereafter would bo f3 day L.J iur.hir. 5tt,V possible make the Increase through SSS man' strict economy and saving unaldod by AK; Leonard Metcalf, Boston: adCltlonal Congressional appropriation, treasurer,. Arthur B. Tuttle. New York The pay may drop dollar ifter July city; secretary, Charles Warren Hunt, unless Congress comes to the Collcc-Ne- w York city. jtor-- heip. ST JANUARY Rumorl Persist' Plant Will Be Dismantled. t It has been reported on Governors Isl- and for some days that tho United States Arsenal thero, the only repair and main- tenance arsenal In the Eastern and Northeastern departments, is to bo dis- continued. Orders for 'Its dismantling have not yet been received but are gen- erally expected. No reason given for tho rumored In tention to romovo (ho arsenal from tho vicinity of New York, and considerable surprise lias been expressed at tho War Department contemplating It. The Gov-- 1 ernors Island Arsenal Is large, and well equipped and Its facilities were Increased during the war. It has long been an, Institution of the metropolitan district, having been founded In 1833. It fur- nished arms with which riots wcro sup- pressed In tho city years ago, Tho arsenal since the war has handled ordnanco repairs for both tho Eastern nnd Northeastern departments and Is nd- -' mlrably situated with reference to the Atlantic coast forts, At present It Is occupied In repairing rifles, bnyonets, pistols, machlno guns and some ,75 milli- meter field guns the A. E. F, used In France, and has enough In sight) to last until August or September, Nearly 400 men, many of them skilled mechanics who havo been employed by the Government from ten to twenty of repair and storago plant covering six nnd half acres and lncludlngtwen-ty-flv- e buildings. Tho storage Bpaco Is about 25,00(Nquaro feet. EDWARDS TOO BUSY FOR JOB HUNTERS Jersey Governor to Make No Appointments at Present. Gov. Edward I. Edwards of New Jer- sey Is 'too busy getting ready for his pledged prohibition fight to satisfy eager office seekers. He announced yesterday he would make no appolntmohts for the present He said he \believed\ there were only three or four appolnmonts due this month anyhow and he thought ono of them was that of District Court Judge in Essex county. Gov, Edwards explained that ho was Just getting Into tho details of the prohlm tion enforcement measure and wanted to give It his full time. The Governor will confer y with Attorney-Gener- Thomas F. McCran at Jersey City. \I am not lawyer, and In this proceeding must havo legal ad vice,\ eald Gov. Edwards'. \The peo-pl- o do not seem to know the scope of the prohibition legislation. havo dis- covered, for Instance, that It gives Fed eral agents power to open man's let tcrs to his wife and Infringes on per sonal liberty In other ways outsldo of the liquor question.\ FRENCHMEN ARRIVE TO ESTABLISH BANK Have 400,000,000 Francs at Thetr Disposal. Baron JacniiM le Neufllga and .T. Frederic Bloch, formerly of tho French high financial commission to this coun try, arrived yesterday from Havre by the French liner Lafayette to establish here French banking business In co operation with leading French oanklng Institutions with 400,000,000 francs at their disposal. Baron do Ncutllze will make his home at the BUtmore, Other voyagers by the were the Marquis de Gonzales, forme.- - Cham berlatn to the King of Spain, new Span ish Minister to Mexico, on his way to Mexico city; Miss CarolUs Duran, daughter of the French painter: Mme, Berthe Sallgnao Fenelon and her daugh ter Jean, who will vlstt friends In Oys ter Bay; Miss Margaretta Sullivan of Staten Island, who has been working for the National Catholic War Council In devastated regions in France: Arnold Sellgman, antiquarian, and Lieut. Rafael Chlara, Italian Military Attache for Aeronautics to the republics of Cen- tral America. $4,032,823 PLEDGED TO PRINCETON FUND New York Subscribes 40 Per Cent of Her Quota. Subscriptions to tho Princeton En- dowment Fund have reached 34.032.823. Tho New York district has raised tl.Sft,- - 042, or approximately 40 per. cent of which follow of d,;trIct j nmount $SOigt 0r nfluenza. and grip Royal S. ' f ,f . might a a liquor, given Federal in reviewing touch of a to Finn, a a t a It i A .. .. n ' nlnM at i i. . . o r S I waters called a . . I mi . T .1 I, . \ . , o i a Is i work t a a a a I I a a Lafayette t Y. i j still leads tho list In tho percentage of quota subscribed, standing at 42.5. Fathers antl mothers of alj Princeton men In New York have been Invited to a reception to be held at tho Waldorf-Astori- a this afternoon to meet the Pres- ident of the University and Mrs. John Grier Hibben. The reception will be held under the auspices of the New York committee of the Princeton En-- 1 dowment Fund, of which M. Taylor j nrne is cnnirman. jiiDoen will address the parents of Princeton Btudents on the university's', alms and opportunities. Henry B. Thompson, chairman of the general endowment committee, will render a report on the progress of the campaign to date. The reception com- mittee will Include tho members of the New York women's committee, of which Mrs. Philip Athton Rollins' Is chairman. POLICE HALT GEM HUNTERS AT RUINS Crowd Drawn by ,Story of Jewels Lost in Fire. Gem hunters spent hours unwearied yesterday, halted by police lines, but staring eager eyed at the privileged shopkeepers of the building at 16 and 18 Maiden lane which was wrecked by fire Tuesday. The place housed a number of Jewelry shops, diamond set- ters and others of the trade. In the excitement of putting out the flames some of the stock cases were thrown Into the street Within 'the roped en- closure In front of the wrecked building the Jewellers panned the debris and melting snow for traco of lost gems. If there were any \findings\ the police had no report of them. Tho wreckage of the three upper floors was gone over by Morris Kaplan and others. Kaplan Is a diamond setter and claimed he had 350,000 worth of unset stones In a case which was over- turned. He was going over the ruins with a microscope In the search yester- day. No nearer estimate of tho total loss was mado owing to the hope that some of the Jewels would be found. $1,000,000 for Safety Cars. Federal Judge Julius Mayer authorized Llndley M. Garrldffn, receiver of the B. R. T., yesterday to spend nearly 31,000,000 for 200 new safety cars to be purchased from the J. G, Brill Company. Of the 200, the Judge's order specified, 108 costing 3672,685 will bo for tho Brooklyn Heights- Railroad Company, seventy-thre- e costing 3454,685 for the Nassau Electric Railroad Com- pany, eteven costing 368,514 for the Coney Island and Brooklyn Railroad Company and eight costing 349,828 for the Brooklyn and Queens County and Suburban Railroad Company. JOHN WANAMAKER Broadway at Ninth, New York Steady streams of FURNITURE are moving out Good morning! This is .January 22! The weather today will be unsettled. It is not the dash in starting a race but the steady step straight alone that promises best the winning; of the prize. Body and soul must go to- gether to reach the goal, There are always rainbows of some kind ahead and what- ever the weather, all weathers are good to those who are de- termined to \win out.\ If your actions do not coin- cide with your professions your talk counts for little. Every square foot of this building and its contents must ring true to what we claim for it. Signed 0 \ January a 3, 1920. \LAST WORD\ IN Sports Skirts for Miss 14 to 20 A large collection of models fpr the winter season in every Brjck-du- st and gray in checks of about an inch in sizti Bpavcr color with cross-bar- s (about four inches squnre) of French red , Mustard color and black in large even stripes 'Black and white in an awn- ing striped design with narrow stripes of King's blue and a vivid tone of red at wide in- tervals On and on we could enum- erate tho wonderful combina- tions of colors in these skirts. Materials are the best qualities or the colors would not be so beautiful. Pleats, pleats accordion, knife nnd box are tho key- note of tho styles. Skirts are painstakingly tai- lored in every detail. Prices are conservative $25 to ?37.50. Also Skirts of \Sportsangora\ White \sportsangora\ is as spft and lovely as down, as it is rriade of the finest brushed wool. These skirts, 537.60. Skirts of another new knitted material heather tones are fashioned in a flaring model, finished with many rows of stitching around the bottom: $29.75. Second floor, Old Building. Women's Top- coats of wool velours Special at $7$ A manufacturer made up all the wool velours he had in midnight blue in one model that is how .we are able to offer this coat at this price. It is a very simple mod- el, that every smart con- servative woman will ap- preciate for its fineness of line and careful workman- ship; made with a small shallow yoke, finished with cording, and further distinguished by a straight-hangin- g back that carries out the general slimness of the line to a charming degree. The neck is fitted with a long tie-abou- scarf, finished oil the ends with a bit of skunk fur. Second floor, Old Building. LAST of Wanamaker Diaries for 1920 Thousands and thousands of the Wanamaker Diaries havo been sold and the last ship- ment is now here. x These will probably all bo gone this week. Those who wish one havo this last opportunity of securing one of these fa- mous Wanamaker Diaries, con- taining facts, information, data, complete calendar, memo- randa maps and statistics. Look for a piio of red books on tho Main Floor of either building. Formerly A. T. STEWART & CO. steady streams are moving- - in. We AND' did the people a more timely service than by starting our FEBRUARY SALE of FURNITURE ahead of time. You may choose the fiirniture you want now and take it now. Or, if it be more convenient, we \will ex- tend to you the courtesy of choosing now and fak- ing after February 2nd. There is plenty of it. Savings are 1 o to 3 3 per cent. Shis (louses First Showing of New Spring Models in the Imported Shops The arrival of new blouses from Paris in our Imported Shops always creates wide interest be- cause the blouses always possess new ideas. The new models have a subtle simplicity, charm and character which make them simply irresis- tible. Every one inPari3 is wearing over blouses to- day. Prices are moderate $28 to $50. Brilliantly Feminine is an orchid Georgette beaded in white. The lines aro so be- coming, the sleeves so Usual. It is the ideal blouse for spring, ?37.50. Another beaded blouse has a shadow design in rose giving it the touch of black the French so love to put into everything, S37.50. Wonderfully intriguing are the shadow embroideries used on many Georgettes. Rare and refreshing are the cape collars. Faggoted-o- n bands are used to finish many of the simple round necks, short sle.eves, and to finish the bottom of. many. There-i- s a Chinese tendency in a pink silk jersey, blouse a melting pink. Several have u, Chinese air while\ totally rtench. Net blouses will be exten sively worn. Third floor, Old Building. LAC- E- says Fashion BLACK LACES have been and will be very much in vogue this sea- son. For the fluffy dinner and evening gown as a foundation, is a black silk net 36 inches wide ?1.25 a yard. Black all-ov- er shadow lace, es wide 95c. Black silk chantilly edge, es. wide is just the thing for the side ruffles accordion plated or gathered which are seeh ori the frocks from Paris, 35c a yd. CREAM LACES for light summer frock,s, negli- gees or petticoats- - come in 18 and 20 in. wide shadow lace 50c yd. Main floor, Old Building. In the January Sale of Women's Shoes Our $7 to $16 grades are selling for 5.75. $6.73, $8.75, $9-75- - All leathers and styles in the lot. Fint floor, Old Building. La Petite Boutique de Confiture French conSseurs alono once possessed the secrets of tho most delicious confections. Seven years ago la petite boutique Camee was bujlt in whicji les conStures Irancaises only aro made. Tho spirit of dainty Paris is expressed in the charming shop so small and exquisite. Motor Entrance at Ninth itreot, Main floor, Old Building. C Store hours 9 to 5 Fifth and Sixth Galleries, Now Bulkling. BE LMAIVON The Hen Pheasant In Belmaison is an enchanting bedroom we call \The Hen Pheasant.\ It is a ro6m of soft, cool gray blues and delicate peach pinks, a room with a feminine theme and of decidedly feminine charm. Against walls of pale gray blue and a floor of midnight blue carpet is slim Direc-oir- e, furniture of pale conchshell, pink painted with Directoire triumphial motif3 in many shades of soft blue. The piece de resistance of the room is a cheminee of fine white and pale mauve mar- ble, delicately carved. The over-mant- el is a fine old trumeau, painted with a harpist in a dull rose coat. Two very beautiful yellow carved marble urns containing great sweeping- - bunches of pheasant feathers of soft gold and brown are on the mantel piece, ' and between them is an old gilded wood swan. There are other lovely things Sn the , room. A beautiful small Aubusson rug in front of the fire place ; a rug of soft blues and rose and brown scrolls and flowers. A Jovely pale screen, painted pale pink with faint blue veining and set with an oval of old English needlework from 'a London house. The curtains are mists of silver blue gauze over glass curtains of shell pink gauze. Fifth Gallery, New Building. Women's English Shop Cleans house SPORTS SKIRTS of clan plaid woolens, just 25 in all, are reduced one-thir- d. They are those very attractive dark plaids in blue and green and green and red combi- nations marked with thin white lines; very beautiful, particularly in the soft English material. Now $8.50 to $16.25; were $12.75 to $25. ENGLISH SPORTS HATS of velours, at one-ha- lf less. Swagger-l- ooking hats, in very simple shapes, suitable for nil kinds of sports wear. In black, navy blue, dark green, brown and gray. Now $6.25, $6.75 and $7.JJ0; were $12.50 to $15. ENGLISH SWEATERS smart oat style, of fibre plated on a closely woven cotton back; pale, lovely colors, such as French blue, beige, nile, yellow, gray and peach. Twenty-fiv- e at $12.75, were $18.75. Second floor, Old'Buiiding. Today Begins the Annual Sale of Used Pianos and Player-Piano- s taken in exchange in the regular course of our holiday business the largest in our piano history to be sold begin- ning today. We took these instruments as an ac- commodation to our customers who have heard the call of the CHICKER-ING-AMPIC- O Reproducing Piano and the other excellent pianos and player-pian- os on the Wanamaker Roll of Honor. The instruments they surren- dered, in part exchange, were good in- struments. They are even better now, for we have gone over every instru- ment very thoroughly. You may buy any one with confi- dence. Each one is a treasure at the price. TERMS to suit each purchaser, in reason. Fint Gallery, New Building. 4

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