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WEDXKSDAY, DKCKMHKK.' 22, 909
To be earnest; to be strong;
To make light the way with song;
Slow to anger; quick to praise;
Walking steadfast through the "days,
Firm of purpose, sure of soul,
Pressing onward to the goal,
Upright, even, undismayed.
Sure, serene, and unafraid. . r
To be patient; to be kind;
To be purposeful, and And S f
Sweetness all along the way;
Loath to judge, but firm to say
Truth with unrelenting tongue;
But no cavil veered or swung
From the right; and to endure
Hopeful, helpful, clean, and pure.
To be gentle; to forgive;
True to life and glad to live;
To be watchful and to be
Rich with boundless charity;
To be humble in success, '
Strong of heart in bitterness,
Tender, gracious, thoughtful, good
In our man and womanhood.
To be smiling; to be glad
For the yesterdays we've had;
To be grateful all the way
For the beauties of today; J
To be hopeful and to see
In the days that are to be.
Bigger, better, broader things,
Robes of purple, crowns of kings!
N. D. Bismark In Christmas Collier's.
Kerler & Co. weave rags.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Plenty of rabbits at Schroeder's.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
Fine leather begs at J. Ramser's.
For bus and express. Spencer & Trefs.
Fine ebony brushes and mirrors at
Umbrellas, the new styles at J. Ram
ser's; engraved free.
La Van way buys and sells every
thing.. Telephone W247.
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 237; new 5344.
Going fast; a few nice beaded and
mesh bags at J. Ramser's.
Pictures and artistic picture framing
to order. Il S. McCabe & Co.
LaValliers set with diamands, to
paz and amethyst at J. Ramser's.
Let William Johnson do your tin and
furnace work. 1316 Third avenue.
Keen Kutter tool cabinets at 111 &
Ehleb hardware, 1610 Third avenue.
H. T. Siemon wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1523 Fourth ave
nue. Kon't worry about your poultry for
Christmas, as Schroeder's will have
Lewis' single binder, the famous
straight 5-cent cigar annual sale 9,
All kinds of dressed poultry, such as
ducks, chickens, turkeys and geese at
Try Mrs. Austin's buckwheat flour.
Makes dandy cakes, with the genuine
flavor. Ask your grocer.
Good, old fashioned cakes are made
from Mrs. Austin's buckwheat flour.
Fresh goods now at your grocers.
Large beautiful gilt bibles in the
English and German languages at half
price. Call J. J. McKenna, 1007 Third
Pure wines and liquors at H. Riegel
& Co.'s "Family liquor store," Indus
trial Home buildingr, 2104 Third avenue.
A present with each purchase.
FORBIDS LEVY BY UNIONS
British Honse of Lords Rules Against
London, England, Dec. 22. The
house of lords, the final court of ap
peal in this country, decided yester
day that a trades union may not make
compulsory levies on its members to
provide pay for Its parliamentary rep
resentatives. In declaring that such levies would
be Illegal the second chamber sus
tains the decision of the appeal court
handed down a year ago.
The labor party had announced some
time ago that if the verdict of the lords
was against it in this case a bill to le
galize compulsory levies would be promoted.
GERMAN MAILS BY AUTO
Imperial Department Decide on In
crease! Use of Cars.
Berlin, Dec. 22. The imperial post
office department will use the motor
bicycle and the automobile to a greater
extent than heretofore. Rural deliv
ery will be hastened, in districts
where the roads permit, by motor bi
cycle carriers. The delivery of pack
ages by the postofftce in cities will be
almost exclusively by automobile. The
department intends to accelerate the
collection, transmission and delivery
of malls by the use of motors where
RUSSIA MOVES ON JAPS?
Official Denials Fail to Allay Fears
That Action Means War.
St. Petersbourg, Dec. 22. The offi
cial statements that have been is
Eued on the subject do not allay the
persistent rumors of impending
trouble with Japan. It was reported
that the government would immedi
ately move 50.000 troops from Irk
utsk to the Manchurian frontier. The
statement is causing alarm.
Looking One's Best.
It's a woman's delight to look her
best, but pimples, skin eruptions, sores
and boils robs life of joy. Listen!
Bucklen's Arnica Salve cures them;
makes the skin soft and velvety. It
glorifies the face. Cures pimples, sore
yes, cold sores, cracked lips, chapped
hands. Try It. Infallible for piles. 25
cents, at all druggists.
Shop in the Forenoon
An hour In the morning is worth
two in the afternoon.
Children's kindergarten Hand
kerchiefs, 1c, each forenoon.
Those fine broken mixed candies
c a lb.
Ladles' and misses' hemstitch
ure linen Handkerchiefs 3c a piece
Rock Island, Illinois. Third Avenue, Through to Second Avenue
"S. & H" GREEN TRADING STAMPS FREE ON EVERY CASH PURCHASE
Extraordinary Ribbon Val
ues, 19c. 29c and 39c
500 pieces exqukitc ribbons,
worth from 25c to 75c a yard,
choose for two days, av 19c,
29c and 38c yard.
10c, 15c, 18c and 25c Holly
ribbons, each forenoon, 5c and
Ornamental Gilt Clocks
Quadruple Plated Silver
To the Ideal Christmas
FIRST FLOOR THIRD AVE
NUE STORE Centre Aisle.
Leather Goods, Perfumes,
Jeweled Combs and Novelty No
tions. Ladies' Neckwear acd
Scarfs. Cal-Mid ?rs. Linens.
West Aisle Silks, l'rn-s
Goods, '.'. -ves and Har.dker
chiefs. East Aisle Hosiery, Umbrel
las, Slippers and Shoes, Men's
Furnishings, Suit Cass and nags.
SECOND FLOOR Books, Sra
tionary, Art Needle Work, Fancy
Goods, Ribbons, Waists, Furs,
Coats, Suits, Fascinators, Sweat
er Coats, Corsage Boquets,
Burnt Wood Outfits.
THIRD FLOOR Furniture
SECOND AVENUE STORE
1st Floor Jewelry, Cut Glass,
China, Glass Goods, Toys, Dolls,
SECOND AVENUE STORE
2nd Floor Blankets, Pictures,
Curtains, Sewing Machines,
One Hour in the Morn
ing is Equal to Two Af
ternoons These Days.
The McCabe linens are doing
more than double duty these
days, gifts of pure snowy linens
have always been popular but
this season's buyers of linen
gifts simply run riot in perfect
linen showers. We anticipated
and provided for just such a
Silver and Linen Stamp
the Family Rank
No other two things within
the four walls f the home give
at once and so definitely the
family standing as the Silver
Many people buy their Silver
and Linens at this store because
of the assured qualities, know
ing full well that the prices here
are always a little less. What
other gift so fittingly recognizes
a friend's standing as a gift of
pure snowy napery or some
pieces of good Table Silver.
Taffeta Silk Petticoats,
These have wide, flaring
flounce and come in the desir
able dark colors as well as even
ing shades They rank ss one
of the best offerings we have
ever made at only $2.87.
Large Holly Wreaths, best
Delaware holly, 18c. !
Northern Evergreen wreaths
with red Immortelles, 2 for
25c, each 15c.
Evergreen wreathing, per
yard. 6c or coil of 20 yards
Ferns. Poinsettas and Aza
leas at lowest prices.
Get your orders in promptly.
Gloves Are Always
Appreciated by Women
Women's Overseam Kid Gloves,
75c to $1.65.
Women's Pique Sewn Kid
Gloves, $2.00 and $2.25.
Women's Knglish Walking
Gloves, $1.25 to $2.00.
Women's Mocha Gloves, silk
lined, priced, pair, $1.50.
Women's Mocha Gloves, unlin-
ed, pair $1.50.
Women's Silk lined Walking
Gloves .pair, $1.50 to v1.75.
Women's Silk lined Cashmere
Reynier's $3.75 16-button Mous-
quetaire Christmas special,
$1.50 a pair.
Women's real Chamois Gloves,
broken sizes, 50c a pair.
Kayser's double silk Gloves, for
women, $1.00 a pair.
Here's What You Want
ty Buy "HIM" ,
Men's Shirts 58c to $2.00.
Men's Pajamas, $1.00 to $2.50.
Men's Night Shirts, 50c to
Silk Suspenders, 50c to $1.50.
Mufflers, 50c to $3.50.
Underwear, 50c to $2.50 gar
ment. Men's Half Hose, 25c to $1.50
Jllk lined Gloves, $1.00 to
Combination sets, suspenders,
ties, Eocks and handkerchiefs to
match, $1.25 and 97c.
Neck ties, very acceptable
all styles, 25c, 50c and $1.00.
Hints in Leather Goods
Collar and Cuff Boxes, 25c.
Combination Sets for ties,
handk rchiefs and collar bags,
Whisk Brooms, 69c to $1.25.
Bill Rolls, 50c to $4.50.
Cigar Cases, $1.00 to $4.50.
Pocket Jewel Cases, $1.62.
Fitted Traveling Cases, $5 to
Handbags. $1.00 to $19.75.
Music Rolls and Satchels, 25c
Writing Portfolio, $3.50.
THE huge, roomy store that provides comfort for shopping whether it be
the great Toy Section, where is there such another? Whether it be the Jewelry -Store heremoni
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otner precious siones are exquwieiy pncvu. Kct. - ----- - - tlnMorrhiek
r .l. utt. it u thn Art nenartment. the Leather Goods Stock, the Gloves, the Iandkercmers,
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the Umbrellas, or be it fine Linens, or any of the hundreds of gift things that you may want this store can tet.ue
l ...jf ;-ff,,n,t nnri hpmtise this store lives uv strictlu to its reputation of selling a lime
better goods, at lower prices than other stores.
find exactly the book you want.
and Sweater Coats
Genuine Cowhide Suit Cases,
priced at $5.00.
Genuine Cowhide Traveling
Bags, $3.00 to $18.00.
Genuine Alligator Bags, pric
ed at $12.75 to $24.00.
Horned Alligator Bags, priced
at $23.00 to $27.50.
Trunks, canvas covered, pric
ed at $3.50 to $14.50.
Trunks "Indestructible," guar
anteed Ave years, $20.00 to $30.
000. Fitted Bags. $9.75 and $10.50.
Coat Sweaters for boys, $1.00
Coat Sweaters for men, pric
ed at $2.50 to $5.00.
Shop in the Forenoon
The famous "Rover Boys" se
ries, beautiful cloth bindings,
29c, eacr forenoon.
Well known standard authors
cloth bound books, gold
stamp, fiction, poetry, travels
and biography, 8c each fore
All untrimmed hats, plush,
beaver, velvet, felt, silk and
moire all the new shapes at
just half price, each forenoon.
Remember, only half.
With every purchase of hos
iery from now until Christmas,
amounting to $1.00 or more, we
will give a pair of our celebrat
ed boys' or girls' rawhide stock
ings as a Christmas gift. Re
member, it's genuine rawhide.
Gifts from the Notion
Fancy Silk Hose supporters
in box, 10c.
Children's Work Boxes, good
size fitted, complete, only 39c.
Choice Boxid Perfumes,
Woodworth's, Colgates. Lund
borgs, etc., etc., worth 75c to
$1.0u, while they last, 58c.
Belt Pins, special lot of 75c
values in a variety of shapes
and styles at 54c.
CigarB jars with silver tops
50c ones, 28c
Bead Bags, imported beads,
fancy shapes, half price, $1.00.
Fine Hosiery Makes
Women's colored and black lisle
cotton Hose, also wool end
fleece-lined Hose at 25c a pair.
Women's gauze lisle, silk lisle
and cashmere Hose at 35c.
Women's black and colored em
broidered lisle Hose, at 50c,
75c and $1.00.
Women's pure silk Hose, colors
and black, $1.25 to $3.50.
Women's pure silk Hose. In
black, and colored; bond-embroidered
instep, 52.50 to
$5.00 a pair.
When in Doubt Give
Women's Initial Handkerchiefs,
pure linen, box of six, 90c,
$1.50 and $3.00 a box.
Women's pretty Lace Handker
chiefs, 15c, 25c and 49c.
. Women's Armenian Handker
chiefs, ,50c to 1.25.
Men's Initial Linen Handker
chiefs, six in box, at 90c to
$3.00 a box.
Children's Kindergarten Hand
kerchiefs each forenoon, 1c.
Children's Teddy bear Handker
chiefs, 5c and 10c each.
Slippers Are Ideal Gifts
For Women Felt Slippers, 50c
Felt fur-trimmed Julietces, S9c
Fancy Drees Slippers, $1.50 to
Men's House ' Slippers All
styles and leathers; most gp.
proprlate gift, .50c to $2.50.
Children's House Slippers Red
Felt Slippers for children, per
pair, 75C to $1.00.
Are Surely Appropriate
Sterling Silver Comb. Brush and
Mirror Sets. $15.00 to $35.00.
Silver-plated Manicure Sets pric
ed $2.50 to $15 00.
Sterling Silver Manicure Pieces
priced 25c to $1.00.
Silver-plated Toilet eets, priced
$5.00 to $16.60.
Silver and golu plated Jewel
Cases priced 25c to $7 50.
Silver-plated Puff Jars and Hair
Receivers, 25c to $2.50.
Sterling Silver Military Sets
priced $5.00 to $15.00.
Key Rings with markers from
75c to $1.75.
Whist Brooms, $2.50 to $4.00.
Sterling silver and cut glass
Flasks at $2.00 to $8.50.
Napkin Rings, sterling, from
$1.00 to $5.00.
Match Safes, .5c to $4.00.
Cigarette Cases, $5.00 to $10.00.
Bargains in Toys
For the Last Two Dajs
Swiss Doll Houses, sold
$1.00, while they last, 59c.
Tool chests filled with nice
tools, $4.50 to 19c.
Tree ornaments, while they
last, just half price, just half.
Irish mall oir hand cars, only
a few, $2.50. '
Boys' velocipedes steel and
rubber tire. $3.25 to $1.35.
Fancv drums with sticks,
$1.45 to 19c
Stuffed animals, dogs, cat3,
rabbits, etc., 5c.
Mechanical toys, steam en
gines, a great variety, worth up
to 75c, choice, Thursday and
' 2 room doll houses with doors
aud windows, while they last,
Trimmed brass doll beds. 39c.
20c toy ironing boards. 9c.
White enamel doll beds, 19c.
Fancy dressed dolls with hats,
shoes and stockings, while 6
dozen last, 10c.
' Dolly Vardcn dressed dolls,
- with unbreakable head, only
Tri-Cyeles for girls, only one
of a size, at just half. $10.00
size for $5.00, $7.00 size $3.50
and $5.00 eize for $2.50, just
half price, speak quick.
Garden Barrows, extra strong
natural wood, red painted,
choice of what's left at about
Doll trunks with lock and key.
covered lift and trays, special
prices. $2.25 to 19c.
Toy pianos, ma.hogairy and
white enamel finish, very spe
cial 'prices for the last two
days. $6.00 to 15c.
Doll drsssers side boards and
china closets, special clean-up
prices, $1.25 to 5c.
Bargains in Beautiful
Jap Silk Shawls
richly hand-embroidered, knot
ted Jringe all around, in black
or wMte, at almost half value,
for the last few days.
$4.75 shawls at $2.97
$5.50 shawls at $3.62
$6.50 shawls at $3.90
$7.50 shawls at $4.87
$8.75 Ehawls at $5.72
Buy Kid Glove Certificates
if you don't know the size.
Umbrellas A re Wanted by
Men, Women & Children
Men's America taffeta-edged
Umbrellas, 75c and $1.50.
Men's silk Umbrellas at $3.50
and up to $8.00. With gold, sil
ver, horn and mission handles.
Women's gloria silk Urri
brfllas, wood handles, at $1.50
Women's fine silk Umbrellas,
new style handles, plain wood,
sterling tipped and trimmed,
gold trimmed and pearl; $3.00
up to $8.00.
' Children's Umbrellas, 50c
Engraving done free.
A Book Is a Very
no matter what Its price maybe
and in our Book Store on Sec
ond Floor you will find the
largest assortment in the Tri
Cities Literature is bound to
be of interest to every one.
Little Classics at 15c.
Library edition. 50c per vol
ume up to $1.00 per volume.
Set of Shakespeare, 20 vol
umes, $14.50 to $29-60 per set.
Sst of Dickens, 20 elegant
volumes. $14.75 to $22.50.
Beautiful gift books, holiday
editions, at 25c up to $5.00.
Books for Boys and Girls.
Grimm's Fairy Tales.
Lang's Fair Tales.
Castlemon Boys' Books.
- Meade Girls' Books.
All the popular writers for
boys and girls, 9c to 75c.
Gift Hints in
Silk and Dress Goods
Silk Waist Patterns of 4 yards
of black or colored silk; per
pattern. $1.95 to $5 00.
Silk Dress Patterns of plain and
fancy silks; per pattern, $7.00
' to $25.00.
Dress Patterns of black or col
ored fabrics, desirable weaves,
priced $3.50 to $18.00.
Silk for neck scarfs, in crepe or
messaline, a yard, 58c to 75c.
White mercerized Waist pat
terns in fancy boxes, 79c and
98c a box.
Splendid Gift Ideas from
Our Jewelry Store.
Solid Gold Signet Rings. 50c
Solid Gold Neck Chains, pric
ed $3.C0 to $5.00.
Solid Gold La Vallieres. set
In genuine platinum with pearls,
diamonds and other precious
stones. $10 to $50.
Solid Gold Brooches, $2.00 t
French Novelty Ia Vallleros,
priced $2.50 to $25.00.
Vanity Cases, $3.50 to $35.00.
German Sliver Handbags,
priced $1.50 to $15.00.
Fancy Jeweled Hat Pins, 25c
Fancy Dutch Collar Pins, 25c
Gold-fllled Bracelets, $2.00 to
Solid Gold Cuff Pins, at 98o
to $6.90 pair.
Gold Cuff Links, over 100 de
signs. $1.50 to $20.00 pair.
Dress Suit Studs. $2.00 to $3.60
and set of 3 Solid Gold Collar
Buttons, front and back, at $15
Cigar Cutters, $1.50, gold fill
ed. ' Gold Filled Link Buttons, la
dies' or gents', from 60c to $2.50
All signet styles monogramo"
free of charge.
Every Gift Buyer
Spoon. sterling silver, 75c to
Casseroles, quadruple-plated on
hard metal, $3.00 to $8.00.
Tea Sets, quadruple-plated, new
est designs, $5 to $20.00.
Shaving Mugs, quadruple-plated,
priced 8c to $6.00.
Combination sets of 24 and 26
piece Rogers Flatware, priced
$3.98 to $30.00 a set In oak
and genuine mahogany cases.
Large size berry bowl, floral bor
Baking Dishes at $8.50 to $4.00.
Fern Dishes at 18.60 to $2.50.
Cake Baskets at $1.60 to $8.50.
Nut Bowls at $1.50 to $8.60.
Cream and Sugar seta at $3.75 .
to $7.50 a pair. i
Five light Candlebra. special
Christmas concession at $5.00.
Silver Deposit Cologne; Bottles,
colored glass a. $4.00 to $7.60.
Small slse at 85c speoiai.
Fied Traveling Cases
Novelty Belts and Buckles
Mesk and Leather Bags
MONSTER MAP OF WORLD
Chart 150 by lOO Feet Prepared by
International Science Congress.
New York, Dec. 22. The 'largest
map ever constructed is to be pre
pared under the auspices of the Inter
national Science congress, according
to Bailey Wells of the United States
geological survey, who has :. just re
turned from the recent convention of
that body in London. The map,
which will represent the entire world,
will be 150x100- feet in size. Each
country will contribute that section
of the map representing its own terri
tory. The whole 1 work will be as
sembled in London.
Fifty Years in Cell; No Pardon.
Hartford, Conn., Dec. 22. John War
ren of Tolland county, who completed
50 years of a life sentence in state
prison, for murder last Saturday, was
denied a pardon by the state board of
pardons. Warren murdered his wife
by holding her head under water until
she drowned. .
FORAKER IN FIERY SPEECH
Advises Hearers to Disregard Corpo
ration Tax Law. ,
. Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 22.'Former
Senator Joseph B. ForakeTj ;ve?!emerit
ly denounced the corporation -tax be-
? - ; ,,
fore several hundred buslnesos men
of Cincinnati last night. Mr. Foraker
declared the tax was absolutely imJu.si j
and advised his hearers to rcfuiTto iJ
file reports or to pay the assessment
because the 'law., was wncoufctltBUonlu"'-"
and would bfound so by the cjouEffc., . ,
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