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Evening public ledger. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, June 18, 1920, NIGHT EXTRA FINANCIAL, Image 4

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'MQHTNING CAUSES DEATH
A complete trntuformntlon In wontlicr
oiff Rummer to autumn wns wrought
'ernlffllt flu n rrtnilt nf vkmIhiiIiiv'h dfl-
of rtn nnrl nccomnonrlnc Vlertrl-
, u Mfert. These clompntc. together
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rjr ! rtth cool breezes, caused a drop iu tem-
1 i rcrniuro or -i degrees.
,7 , This morning thick bunks of olomls
:oTerea tup pity, milking nn unusual
, larknesn to prevail.
Although yesterday's storm caused no
'firjtous damage In this city, it played a
txr pranks which blocked traffic and
eft souvenirs In various neighborhood.
Shock Fatal to War Veteran
Thomas Knight, thirty-two years old,
in overseas veteran, died in Kldley Park !
18,11 result of the storm. He was an
nvnlld. Lightning et his bed afire.
1p died of shock during the night.
' The. rain, lashed by a fierce wind,
cashed largo piles of dirt in the trocks
f the, Ttidgc avenue car line at Craw
. 'ortl street. Traffic was blocked for
icarly an hour jut when thousands of
vorkcrs were hound homeward.
At Nineteenth and Master streets the
,Mnd blew down an electric wire which
xnlted a tree. It was soon a mass of
lames. An engine company was sum
noned to prevent the fire from spread -ncl.
Lightning struck n high brick stack
f a mill at Kensington and Torresdale
j ivenues and left a long, black scar.
'Hundreds of bricks were torn out from
ihe stack and flung In all directions.
1 While Frederick Ashe. fi24 South
JJInetcenth street, was lighting his pipe
kt 'Walnut street a flaMi of lightning
knocked the pipe from his mouth. Ashe
svas slightly stunned. He wns taken
to the Pennsylvania Hospital.
I ' Holt Plays Pranks
'J A freak lightning bolt popped in and
Jout of three houses on Ninth street be
'low Allegheny avenue about ." :4! o'clock
jjreatorrlny afternoon, knocking a young
inan from a chair and scattering soot
Xrom stovepipes in two of the houses.
5 Raymond Lyons, nineteen years old,
kon of Patrolman Wesley Lyons, of the
XJermantown nvemie and Lycoming
etrect station, was in the parlor of his
home, 3102 North Ninth street.
4 The young man said what appeared as
ja. ball of fire flashed through the win
wow, darted around the w:ilN and dis
appeared. Lynns vn flung from his
chair, but was unhurt.
I About the same time the t'tery hoi!
'Was seen to enter the cellar window of
ihe home of John Hlynu. itl.TJ North
Ninth street. The bolt passed to the
rear of the cellar, leaped through nn
opening between the cellar and the ,
latch en and passed through the .kitchen
lange, expelling soot from a stovepipe,
the black dust covering food prepared j
for supper.
I In the kitchen were Mrs. Hlynn. her I
Bother, Mrs. Emily Manly, and four j
children. Emily Hlynn, fourteen ears,
eld, picked up n fourteen-inontli-old
baby when the kitchen wns illuminated
(tv the flash nnd ran out the front door
With the child.
; The adjoining house at .'ll.Tl North'
jstath street is occupied by James (5nr
rlty, The bolt apparently passed '
, through the wall and into Garrity's
Jange.
A. neighbor teiepnonen; a nre alarm,
firemen found no blaze, but were able
trace the bolt s erratic course by
scorched wall.
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HEAVY GALE KILLS
YOUTH AT SHORE
LIGHTNING HITS FIAGSTAFK
A lightning bolt played steeplejack
with this 200 -foot llagstau of tho
Ocean City Yacht Club. The bolt
knocked n largo ball from the top
of the staff, shipped down 1,00 feet,
then ripped through the remainder
nf the pole llltft a buzz saw run
ning amuck
Canoeist Drowns at May3 Land
ing Whon Storm Drives
Off Rescuers
CONVICT SHIP
shore. A half hour later tho boats re
turned with young Guttesman. Schuslef
was drowned and bis body had. not been
reeovercd up to n Into hour this fore
noon, ,
Young Guttesman, who i In the serv
ice ana was attired in his uniform,
made a gallant attempt to save the1 life
of his companion.
During the heavy thunderstorm the
old British convict ehlp Success, nt the
Inlet, dragged her anchors and wan
blown aground on the meadows. Tho
life-saving crew from the coast guard
station went to tho assistance of the
crew of twenty-ono sailors nnd took
them off the old-time vessel, Captalu
Smith was on shore at the time. He
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the vessel grounded and is of the opin
ion that no sreat difficulty will bo en
countered In towing, her out of the sand
at hlghitlde today. The ship has a de
cided list.
Pilgrimage to Valley Forge
In celebration of tho 142d anniver
sary of the evacuation of Vnllcy Forge
by the Continental troops, members of
Philadelphia patriotic societies will
make n pilgrimage to Volley Forge to
morrow. The pilgrimage will be made
under tho direction of the Valley Forge
Historical Society, which is conducting
a, campaign to complete the Washing
ton Memorial at tho historic bnjtlc-groiind.
Ily the Associated Press
Atlantic City. June 18. One life wns
lost and property damage estimated nt
several thousand dollars done by a
violent electric storm, accompanied by
n hurricane and downpour, which swept
Atlantic county last night.
A picnic was in progress in Lenape
Park, nt Movs Landing, when the storm
suddenly broke, and n canoe containing
Irving Sohuler nnd Herman Guttes
man. each aged sixteen years, was some
distance from the shore. Crowds of
pleasure seekers, realizing the grave
danger of the boys, rushed to the lake
front and anxiously watched their of-
forts to make the beach In JJfy.
Three boats set out to their rescue
and had no sootier left the shore than
the canoe was overturned. In rapid
succession the three rescue ct aft were
also upset, but were righted and con
tinued their way. Then the quickly
gathering darknes shut out the view
of the struggle from the watchers on
What Walker-Gordon
service means
By controlling both production
and distribution. Walker-Gordon
are enabled to give customers an
unusual protection. They raise
many of their own cows and keep
them under constant supervision.
Milking is done under the most sani
tary conditions followed by quick
cooling, bottling, double-capping
and packing in ice for delivery.
Then this milk perfectly pro-
duced is distributed by their own
or their agents' wagons and trucks.
At every step in production and
distribution Walker-Gordon Certi
fied Milk is under personal control.
By special arrangement, we deliver
Walker-Gordon Certified Milk to
our customers regularly. Let us put
you on our list for Milk, Cream or
Buttermilk. Telephone your order
today.
Certified by the
Philadelphia
Pediatric Society
Walker-Gordon
Milk is also de
livered in New
Yorkand Boston
SUPPLEE-WILLS-JONES MILK COMPANY
Distributing Agents for Philada., Atlantic City and Vicinity
Telephone. Poplar .150$
Walkcr-Goi don Milk
JUST AS IT COMES FROM THE COW
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Is Your Little Man Happy?
Dress Him Comfortably.
Beach Rompers
This lad is all ready for a
good time, dressed in com
fortable Beach Rom pers.
And, mother need not wo
ry. They are made of dur
able and washable poplin.
A special purchase; in
pink, blue and tan with
white collars, cuff and belts;
sizes 2 to 6 years.
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For $3.95
We have left a lim
ited assortment of suits
for boys 2 to 6 years
old, in Oliver Twist
and Middy Styles. De
sirable colors and a
wonderful value.
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One of Philadelphia's
Good Clothing Makers
Whose clothing we buy regularly, year in
and vear out, finds himself with 1000 New
Summer Suits of which he is unable to dispose
at regular wholesale prices.
We have agreed to sell these 1000 Suits to
the mutual benefit of our customers and our
selves.
The manufacturer is willing to take a loss to
enable him to turn this merchandise into money.
Now You Can Choose
From 1000 Suits at
25
Not one of these suits could have been
purchased wholesale at this figure 60 days
ago, and our figure of $25 is less than their
wholesale value today;
Their correct retail values are $40, $45
and $50.
Wanamaker & Brown I Wo'VS?
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MILLION
DOLLAR
Shoe Sale
The Biggest Sale Of
High Grade
Footwear
Ever Held in Philadelphia
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WISHING to reduce in a
measure the High Cost of
Living, some of our manu
facturers have volunteered to
co-operate with us in a tremen
dous sale of $1,000,000 worth of
shoes for men, women and chil
dren. This is an opportunity. We
are sacrificing profits on our entire
summer and winter stock, with
but one exception, our $14
Pe-Dom-Ics.
Come in Tomorrow Early
'Tis a Feat to Fit Feet
THE BIG SHOE STORE
1204-06-08 Market St.
925-27 MARKET STREET
ODen a Personal Charge Accbuntfrc
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Another New Lot of
300 Prs. Women's '
Low Shoes, $4.85
Value Up to $tS
Alt sites 11 width.
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Greatest Price Slashing I
I Sale of Dresses!
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Entire Stock of J. Stcelman & Sons, 726 Market St. V
At 50c n The Dollar!
Most Wonderful Dress Occasion Presented
To Women of Philadelphia In Many
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New shipments ready for to
morrow's buyers and the assort
ments are complete in every detail.
A most unusual opportunity to buy
two smart frocks at the usual price
of one. All the newest style inno
vations' and trimming conceptions.
Sporty Tricolettes, Plain
and Flowered Georgettes,
Satins, Taffetas and
Foulards
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C Women's Voile, Organdie & Linen Dresses 5
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Years a
Bargain Basement
$3-75&5
A wonderful group at these
two low prices, iveatly trlnr
med and In plain colors, flow,
red, figured and striped pat.
terns. All sizes for women
ana misses.
Daylight Third Floor
rimeni M a AT
li$7.50-q0k
A most unusual assortment
of delightful airy summer
frocks In the popular
colorlmra and Plenty
ured and Howsred A:
All sizes.
Silk Waists Reduced
3.75
Our Entire Stocks at Drastic
Reductions
Silk Waists, Formerly Priced"!
up to $6.50, at .-. i . J
Silk Waists Formerly Priced C OA
up to $10.00, at J O.Ull
Silk Waists, Formerly Priced r AQ W
up to $14.75, at J O.VO l
Silk Waists, formerly rnced 1 Q QQ
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up to $19.98, at.
HIRBCITS OTBEET TZiOOK
Georgette Crepe,
Organdie, Taffeta
& Sports Hats
$2.98 to $5.00$
In the new Summer shades
as white, pink, navy, green,
etc
SEOOWD TLOOB
A Wonderful Saving on
0 Girls' SmartDresses
$2 & $4.98
Tf Values rnnpre up to double. Choice
of voilei, organdies, AmoskeaR
ginghams and finest quality white
voiles and lawns. Delightfully
youthful styles in various trimming
effects, bizes irom t) to 14 years.
Infants' Lawn Caps Special
at 59c to $1.98
Infants' White Serge Coats $2.00
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A splendid model with belt, white pearl button trim-
HIHBCJTS SECOND PLOOR
Extraordinary Sale of
Silk Skirts
Values to $20
$10
Choice of Kumsi - Kumsa,
Baronet satins, silk poplins and1
sport silks. Perfect shimmer
ing beauties of style. Newest
pocket and belted effects.
Wash Skirts, $2.98 to $9.98
In a wonderful array of styles.
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A Big Saving On
j Men's Mohair
Suits ail 75
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These suits
would regu
larly sell at $20 and $25.
Fine quality mohairs in black
or blue stripes and full
French face. All sizes for
regular nnd stout men.
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Entire Stock Men's
Silk Shirts
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Many were
0 r i $r i nally
priced up to
$12.50. Large
variety o f
nil the highest grades of
silk. All sizes.
Ne Silk Neckwear
In 12 plain colors. Special at
XXKSOH'S BTJIEET rX.OOB
$6-95 1
75c
QUALITY AND VALUE
A Big Under-Price Sale Tomorrow
500 Boys' Wash Suits
$ 1 .95 & $2-95
Values up to $5.00, at
lhis is n splendid opportunity
thnt mother should hasten to take
advantage of. Bi v Bov. Tommv
Tucker, Oliver Twist nnd Middv stvlna in nil ihn nt nnrl favored
Ayash materials. Plain colors and two-tone color combinations. AH;J
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