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.UV"!. Sniik1iTly'T-Wi5Hj 'V))f A- '..M H EVENING,, PUBLIC EEDGER-PHnJADEDPHIA ' MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 1918 . , "ft- fy -.' ' Great Organ Plays at 10 and 4.25 Trinity Chime at Nnn WANAMAKER'S Store Opens at 10 WANAMAKER'S Store Closes at 4.30 WANAMAKER'S WEATHER Probably Shotvers '. For All Who Need Furniture the Choice Is Clear -O ' .'. 1&JFTF MM nru r, -a. tj j n t... yt x . ttn r. r ,i :M fr- r fc , i The Mariner's Compass in Its Little House . s at the bow on the upper deck is the most important spot on the vessel, though sometimes it is known that some people regard the kitchen as their favorite place. "Be sure to make friends with the Purser and the Cook" has often been spliced in with the last good-by of outgoing steamer passengers. At times even little boats ply freely in shallow waters when there is a bright full moon and the stars to guide, but the little box with the compass under an electric light from the engine room is also necessary. . Would it interest you to know that a 15-year-old robust schoolboy would be capable to handle a good sized ship if he mastered navigation as taught by the mariner's compass. How little most of us know and how much more we could know if we were to put our time in at the right place! We are all learners at this Store and making records of idleness, and wasted time, or favor able progress. Signed August 26, 191S 7 jffawd "War Verse" Edited by Frank Foxcroft A notable collection of poems inspired by the great war, many of them not having appeared before in book form. They are all very interesting and some possess immortal beauty. Price, bound in cloth, $1.25, in red leather, boxed, $2. , (Main Floor, Thirteenth) New Pin Cubes From England 1 It used to be that pins from England came so frequently it was scarcely nec essary to mention them now ship ments are not so frequent and conse quently doubly welcome. Pin cubes of Jet pins, 144 pins, 50c; 200 pins, 60c, assorted sizes. (Main Floor, Central) Women's Lace-Edged Handkerchiefs $2 Dozen All the handkerchief is in snowy white, of course, and of sturdy Irish linen of good quality, Just the edge is in color blue or pink or violet or green lace. Six for $1, or $2 a dozen, whichever way you wish to buy them. (Went Alile) Two New Dresses for Very Little Girls Of the very serviceable Japanese cot tpn crepe, that wears long and washes beautifully, in lovely shades of rose, green and blue. i One model has collar and - cuffs of white lawn, a broad band of smocking in the front, arid is finished with a gen erous sash of the lawn. The other has a little fichu effect of the white lawn and a bit of hand em broidery on the front, the fichu end ing in a large bow in tne nacK. -? sizes 4, o ana t years; prices, y an and 15.50. (Third Floor, Chestnut) Envelope Chemises of Silk Literally dozens of styles some trimmed with lace and ribbons; others plain with a little hemstitching and embroidery. Crepe de cmne, ?a.(o to $it.ou. Wash satin. S5 and S5.50. '.Nearly always the silk is flesh colored. (Third Floor. Central) The Deep-Bordered Veils Are the Vogue They are so becoming, too! These new ones have very deep borders of chiffon or Gcoigettb crepe. Of hexagon i"e.sh with elaborate scroll designs. They come in black, taupe, brown and the most popular shade of all, which is navy blue. $2.50 and $3. (Main Floor, Central) Autumn Fashions in New Dresses for Young Women All these dresses are of the pop ular wool Jersey cloth, and both he style.and the colors are new. They are most attractive little dresses for street now and quite practical to wear all winter under warm coats. Lines are straight and youthful, there are sashes and girdles of many kinds, buttons, Jersey cov- ered, trim many; wool fringes decorate others, and quite a few are richly braided or embroidered. Brown and tan shades, dark and lighter blues and taupes are some of the colors. Prices start at $27.50, go up to $49.50, and sizes are from 14 to 20 years. (Second Floor. Chestnut) Four Days to Buy Good Mattresses and Bedding at August Sale Prices So the motto for everybody who would like to own good, clean, hygienic bedding at prices notto be quoted again in a good while is "the sooner .th'e better." This sale is as good now as it was at the beginning. It will be exactly as good a sale on the last day as it was on the first day. It will coinprise the same variety of merchandise at the same reduced prices. 7 While it lasts, we will make up hair mattresses in any style desiredT covering them in the customer's choice of ticking at special August prices. At the same time you c&n choose .any felted cotton mattress in our stock at a reduced price, or any one of a group of bed springs. We will also make clean feather pillows and bolsters during the Sale at August reductions, but not afterward. The sale ends next Friday; after that date prices on all our bedding will go higher. If you do not want to pay more later, you will1 need to buy immediately.' (Sixth Floor. Chastnut) 3.KJ ruy pi iveuuceu jrnces inuring inese iast rour JLiays 01 tne oreat;: August Sale or Wait and Pay a Great Deal More Later On To buy, or not to buy surely it should be easy to decide in the face of the extraordinary opportunities which this Sale presents; in the face, too, of the extraordinary and unprecedented situation in the furniture market. The output of the furniture factories is being diminished. The tendency of furniture costs and furniture prices is upward. There is no telling when the prices obtained in this sale will be again quoted on the same fine selection of goods. It may be years before the opportunities presented in this Sale will again present themselves. This would be true, even if we had no furniture at all to sell. The truth of it means all the more, considering the fine selection of fur niture you will see here at reduced prices. From the viewpoint of the average home, of every home in which econ omy is a consideration, the buying of furniture now is wise. Let us empha size the word NO IF. NoW means immediately if possible, today. For the great Sale has only tomorrow and three more days to continue. During these closing days we are disposing of several hundred odd pieces at half price. These include some very fine examples of cabinetmaking. They also in clude a good selection of practical pieces for all rooms. There are some won derfully fine davenports, day beds and chaises longues at half price, as well as several hundred bedroom, dining-room and living-room chairs, rockers and settees, all at 50 per cent less than regular prices. Your choice is to buy now and pay less or wait and pay more. The best way to decide is to come to the sale at once and see the opportunities which it brings. In the Half-Price Clearaway you will find such groups of odd pieces as these: Chiffoniers, $15.50 to $57.50. Toilet Tables, $7.25 to $94. Wood Beds, $10.50 to $150. Chevals, $17.50 to $41. Night Stands, $4.50 to $24. China Closets, $13 to $52. Serving Tables, $6.50 to $26. Chaises Longues and Day Beds, $27 to $54. Settees and Davenports, $9.50 to $170 Odd Bedroom Chairs, $3.25 to $14. Odd Dining-Room Chairs, $2.50 to $8. Arm Chairs and Rockers, $9 to $127.50. Wicker Chairs and Rockers and Settees, $2 to $21.25. The number of pieces in each of these groups ranges from 25 to 150, all being odd, or individual pieces, and no two of a kind. These are one interesting feature of the closing days of the sale. Back of them are our whole regular stocks at August reductions, presenting an un rivaled field of choice ; but, remember, only tomorrow and three more days to take advantage of the good things that are going. (Urili. Mvili and .rrn(Ji Floors) New Afternoon Gowns for the Woman Taking a Late Vacation Or for any other women who want something fresh and pretty, but of moderate price. They are nearly all of satin ; some are heavily braided ; some have beaded ornamentation ; some are trimmed with fringe or corded tucks or crochet buttons, and a great many have white vests to relieve their darkness and plainness. Colors are taupe, navy and black. Prices are $17.50, $18.75, $23.50, $25, $32.50 and $33.50. (First Floor; Ontrul) Queen Mary Talcum Powders Are Carefully Prepared They are sifted through silk cloth, making them absolutely freo from gut and lighter and fluffier than the average powder. They are cool comforts for warm weather. Queen Mary in all the popular scents, 15c. 35c and 50c. Double Violet, 25c and 50c. Rose Speciale, 50c. Charme d'Amour, 75c. Violette Natuielle, 25c. (Slain Floor, Chestnut) New Millinery Reveals Autumn Secrets While some are of lustrous, fine qual ity velvets, others are of the pietty hatter's plush which promises to be so fashionable this Fall. One small hat of hatter's plush with a narrow, curlinj brim has a soft crown and trimming of brown wheat and china blue dahlias. Another small hat of hatter's plush has a wreath of bright-colored flowers round the turned-up brim. "And a stunning all-black hat, rather Napoleonic in its lines, is simply tiim med with two flat, black ornaments. Other hats aie quite large and of black and colored velvet in new shapes and with new ideas as to trimmings. Prices begin at $20.. (Second 'Floor, Chettuut) Exceptional Pocketbooks for Women at $3.50 and $4 A limited number only! Of seal skin in long grain, bright and dull leather. Also shiny autojeather. Conservative styles that are ever useful. Back and top straps. , Facts all that prove to the knowing woman a good thing! (Mula Floor, Clientuut) Past the Submarines comes a little shipment of women's fine wool golf or tennis hose from England. They are in brown only, with gold colored clocks, and the price is $3. ' (Flmt Floor. Vlarltet) Probably the Most Important Shoe Sale We Have Ever Told You About ' . We are selling many hundreds ,of pairs of shoes every day to men, women and children, but we still have some' thousands of pairs to sell at reduced prices. There is at least $2 reduction on every pair of hoes in the sale for men, women and boys. t UKflO ln UV; y-.v, yw.vv, .a ManaShaet. Main Floor. Market) (Women' and Children' filiota, Flr.t Floor, Ccttout) Men's High Shoes, $4.65, $5.90. Women's Low Shoes, $2.90, $3(.90, $4.90 and $5.90. Women's High Shoes, $2.50,, $2.90, $4.40 and $8.75. Also a considerable lot of children's white can vas, white leather and tan high and low shoes at $2 a pair. 200 All-Silk Colored Umbrellas for, Women $5 Each Not an umbrella in the lot that isn't worth half as much again! They are of firm, lustrous silk, in black and the popu lar colors purple, greens, blues and other shades and are finished with the fash ionable' ring and loop han dles in white and colors. And nowadays women like several umbrellas in differ ent colors, so this is an ex cellent opportunity to get what she wants. (Main Floor, Market) ' We Have 5000 Pair of Fine Lace Curtains at Interesting Prices Bought a year ago, they are marked at just about the prices we'd have to pay wholesale for them today. It is an unusually fine collec tion, including, as it does; muslin, scrim, novelty, Irish point, Ara bian, Cluny and Brussels laces in many attractive designs. There are from six to twelve pairs of a kind, so that it is pos sible to just get them to match. Prices start at $1 for the scrim and go on up to $50 a pair for the Brussels curtains. (Flflli Floor, Market) The Finest Wardrobe Trunks notyonly have places for shoes, "hats, eening gowns and wet bathing suits, but places to carry an electric iron. A trea.sinc of this kind is $110. Others are less. (Fourth rloor, Central) The Boys' New Fall Suits Are Real Wanamaker Suits These are suits of the kind that appeal to the kind of mother who has a gift or happy knack of put ting something on her boy that makes him look better dressed and smarter than so many other mothers' boys. The secret is largely in the modeling, style and fit of the gar ments, and on these essentials Wanamaker's boys' suits have al ways been unequaled. The new lot of Fall suits now on show are Wanamaker suits all over in fit, fashion, finish and fabric. Of course, they are in the pop ular Norfolk style, in fancy mixed gray and brown 'woolens at $15, $16.50, $18 to $25 and in blue serges at $12 to $25. Sizes in both groups for boys of 8 to 18 years. (Seioncl Floor, Central) A Splendid Group of Player Pianos at $465 This is the last lot we can get to sell at this price. The instrument is known as the WHITE PLAYER-PIANO. It is manufactured by Wilcox & White, makers of the famous Angelus, the first and greatest of all player-pianos. The White player -piano retains many of the features of the Angelus and is complete with expression devices. It 'plays any standard 88-note music roll and is a fine, durable, reliable player. There will be no more of this high type for sale at this low price, nnrl vrn Vinrl hnrfor rnrrm in nnrl pnnnsp vnnr nlnvpr-ninno nt. nnrp If you have a silent piano in your home we will take it in exchange as part payment. (Kuptlau Hull, Second Floor, Market) 6000 Pair of Men's Merino Half Hose "Seconds" for 50c All the indications are that there will be very little wool hosiery and eiy little wool undciwear for civilians this year everything of a woolen kind is needed for our soldieis. These 6000 pqiis aie the half ho-e rejected by Uncle Sam as not good enough for his boys, but the slight flaws in them are not of a kind to inter feie with their wealing qualities; They arc, as "merino" signifies, part wool and part cotton, and will mean oci thing this winter to the man exposed to the weather the motou'st, the hhipwoikor, the woikors on farms, as well at, the few golfers. Some people vill buy thorn to give to their men in the service to supplement thoe already tupplicd by the Government. GOc a pair and only 0000 pail. (Main Floor. Market) Big Men's Best Chance in This Summer Sale of Clothing We have a few hundred suits, worsteds and cheviots, all wool, hand tailored, standard of the world, in sizes 39 to 50, which are to be sold out at $20.50 to $25.50. These prices represent reductions of $9.50 to $14.50. Considering the scarcity of textiles, you will know this is a good time to lay in an extra suit or two of them to wear all this Fall and start in next Spring with. (Thlnl I lour. Murkt't) Standard British Fabrics for Men's Custom Suits The London Tailoring Shop has received some fine Scotch and north of England woolens to be made up into men's suits. The collection is exceedingly varied, including the famous Harris Island and Highland tweeds. There are also light, medium and heavy weight overcoatings. Suits as well as overcoats will be made up with all possible dispatch. (loiulon Tuilorluc: Miop, Hie Gallery, llientnut) Good Rugs of Several Kinds at Special Low Prices """"' The Carpet and Rug Store calls special attention to. three very unusual grottos of good, practical rugs now marked at prices that should intermit many homekeepers during- this closing week of a great homefurnishing month. Wool and Fiber Rugs 8.310.6 ft. J8.50. 7.6x9 ft, ,$7. 6x9 ft, ?5.50. Grass Rugs From Japan 9x12 ft, $8 and $10.50. 8x10 ft, $7. 6x9 ft, $5.50. Colonial Rag Rugs 3x6 ft, $1.95. 1x7 ft, $3.25. 6x9 ft.,' $5 to $7.25. 7.6x10.6 ft, $9. 9x12 ft, $11.50 and $14.50. Also a limited assortment of high-grade rugs at special prices, (BeventU Floor, Chestnut) This Remarkably "Big and Busy Bee" Knows No Shortage k -0 r K. 'i .,. .' In times of plenty he stores up full supplies for .times of scarcity. In a few days now we shall start a great sale particu larly characteristic of this big and buzzy, busy Bee. Let everybody take les sons from this wise and thrifty creature. Let every body be ready to take ad vantage of this great Wana maker Sale we shall tell you more about in a day or two. 1 1 , . tc V m i A r i i iiS WM s m ? . j" a - i y j. v . r &2fo& - yjs s . V.. J-' fet groa :h tfik -