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DOWN STAIRS STORE
EDUCED TO 255
T "K"f J
Shortest Roll of U. S.
Losses in Weeks An
nounced for Today
41 MARINES REPORTED
Many Nearby Soldiers Arc
Listed Six Lose Lives
Wnnlilrifttnn, Oct. !.
Th' shortest cftnunlly lint from the
United Stnte' forces In weeks appeared
today and contains 2G5 names, of which
41 were on a Marino roll. Many on to
day's honor roll are from Pennsylvania
and nearby states. Only S arc listed ns
killed In action.
Thera were) 10B names on toda's list
and 109 on last night's report. Willi
the Marine roll, these casualties are
classified an follows: Killed lu action,
6; died of disease, "0; wounded In ac
tion, 191: died of wounds, Bj missing- In
Today's list Includes the following
from Pennsyhnnla, New Jersey, Mary
land and Delaware:
Died of Warns
PRIVATE .AlMti f, sheet. L'it Lin
coln Jjav East. OhamhersburK. Pa : Jo.
f P" Ji. Smith. IMS Kgnon a'reet, herau
H sanded (I)erree VndetermWil)
MHUTKNAN'T Joseph E. Kent, .1233
Ssnsom .trrM. Philadelphia.
SEnOEANT John I Hteuart, 80S Sher
idan street, Altoona. Pa.
ConPORAI.S tohn ll. Franev. Mount
Pleasant. Pa.; Runaoll II Mown-, 2 1 A
fourth aenu Derry. Pa : Jo.rph K Pun
dal. Itnatettir. Pa John Purrell, 1(113 East
gelarade street. Philadelphia: Harrs A.
WlJ&tt .?" Twelfth aenue. Altoona. Pi.
. ,. PRIVATES Eii arc! Peter Amailell, 40
Manning slieot. Oil Cltv. Pa Frank At
klnro.. North Olenalile, Pn : Klm-r Wank
' Sttdale. Pa.' Cheater J. Camlirldne 1S(1"
"JiJlr avenue. TM-nne. Pa.; Hubert W. Chase
.0(1(1 Thompson nwmie Honors, Pa,; Oat
en Drumheller. 1T73 WeM Wood street.
Shamok'n, Pa : Harold Epstein. Sheffield.
Pa.: James Peelev. nsrt .North Flft-flrst
street. Pnlladelphla; Oenrae Clnllaaher. mo
J5,j T.'J'll street. Chester, Pa ; Josnph
H..,,..s,', Becker! meiiae, I'ittshuruh, Pa :
Otis a'. Johnson, 3! East PIUburnli street
QSS"iii"ir't- 1'" Alerrltt Douglas Jones
?" ..T!?na,t street. Kane. Pa ; William
T, Keller, nr II J, Dot 7(1 Altoona,
.!. Jo;ph Kellv, Mount Pleasant. Pa.:
TFJIIIs-n Keoiich r,6 McKran street. Phlla.
delphla: Oeorite F. Korsnlek, JJil Castner
avenue, Dnnora. Pa.: Joseph Klllar. Mount
Pfen- Pa : Walter H. MrOnwan. 1RI14
Jvest Eleventh street. Heaer Falls Pft :
Morton Moek. Boxertown. Pn.: Jnxeph
Narhroan. (147 North Marshall street. Phil,
ade.phla: Uennle M Rmlth, n r. n ,
yownlnatown. Pa.: Charles F. nansnn,
iiesrroe. Warren CnunH. Pn : M.
Welser. Enon Valley. Pa.: Charles I Wer
Bert. SOU F.nst Founh avenue. Altoona.
Ja : Tsaae Westle. 3J4 Catharine street,
Philadelphia: John Wilson, ,13m l.ee street,
The marine list follows:
Died of Disease
CORrOUM, Carl Grosskurth, 16 Wlnant
avenue. RldRefleld Park. N" J,
PRIVATE f'harleg R. Hedeil 07 Mount
Carmel way. O.eau Oroe, N. J.
Mounded In Arllon (Hererelr)
PRIVATE Qeorw W. I,eaeslc. S03.1
Keyser street, Philadelphia, I
MIsslnR In Action
PRIVATES Howard A. Hell. Clalrton.
Pa.; Hopvtood U. Klldou. Oakland, Md.
ADDITIONS TO CASUALTY
LIST MADE BY CABLE
Washington, Oct. 2B Cabled additions
to todays war casualty list include the
Killed In Aetlon. I'revlonalr Reported Miss-
ins; in .veiion
PRrVATKS CUrenco Edward Warner,
Wounded Severely In Aetfon. Rrroneousb
Kvlor'ed Returned to Duty
SEnoEAN'J lrvlnir Pvdney Clair. 32.10
Herks stree. rnuacioinma.
Wounded In Action. Ilesree Undetermined,
reevlonslr Renortel Misal'.ff In Action
PRIVATE William V. RodKers. HIHl
Knulh Rlmrsoift street. Phlindelnhla
Keturned to Dntv. Previously Reported
Killed In Aetlon
PRIVATE Henry (1. Webster. Edlnboro,
Returned to Duty. I'rerlonlv Reported Miss.
Inr In Aetlon
PRIVATE Paul Jesao Jlanrose. Itutler,
Gli Austriaci Sloggiati da lm
, portanii Posizioni e Su
bjscono Gravi Perdite
Published and Distributed Under
.PERMIT No. an
Authorized by the act of October 6,
IB17. on (lis at the Postoftlce of Phila
delphia, Pa. ...
By o,dr of tho P,jgHtBK,.
J.ondra, 25 ottobre
Tuppe llallnue, lnglesl( o franccsl
hanno lanclnlo una nuova offenslva
lunro la fronle delle monlairiie In Italia,
tra. I flume Brenta e Plave, e nonostanto
le copdlilonl otmosferlcho sfavorevcll lo
operazlonl procedono con conslderevole
successo. Gil ultlml rapportl nniiun
clano la cattura dl circa 3000 prlglonl
erl. Gl ltallanl, durante la 'jtlornata dl
Jerl, avanrarono attraverso II flume Or
nio nel aettore dl Monte Grappa e cat
turarono Monte tJolarlo, , parte del
Monte Prassolan o Monte Petrlca. But
fronto del riave gll lnlesl hanno oc
cupato alcuue isolette del flume cattu
rando le nuarniKlonl nemlche amnion
tantl a 400 uomlnl.
BuU'altlplnno dl Aslago I francesl
hanno preso monte SUemol, aumentando
II numcro de'. prlglonlerl da loro cat
turatl ad 100.
II Quartler Generate Itallano ha pub.
Ilcato,' leri II aeruenta comunlcato:
"Aecanltl combatllmentl el verlflcaro
no lerl mattlna nella reglone dl Monte
arappa. Illpartl dl nostre truppe rlso
lutamente attaccarono alcu.ne porzionl
delta formldabllt posldonl nemlche,
con successo slogglarcno I'avversarlo e
mantennero II possesso dl Important!
fixtntl nell'area merldlonale td occiden
tals del masslccio, Gil ltallanl i sta-
blllrono sulla rlva nordica del torrrnte
Ornio a net baclno dl Aiano. ii nemico,
ten effri' una vlgorosa reslstenia, ebbe
(i ', a oirnre consiaerevou perutte,
'4 ..:.. , .. , i n ji n
i I "AlCune piccuie wuia urvo ui 'iv,-
; ' pte e Je guarnlglonl catturate.
V ft, 'Wet aettore Poalna-ABllco e nella
j VA1U Asia I post! aranzatl neinlcl furono
I dtstruttl, Hull'altlplano dl Aslago pat
; (ugll nostra ed Alleate effettuarono con
successo un piccolo attacco dl sorpreua.
"II numero totals del prlglonlerl cat-
turatl dalla meizanotte del SI ottobre a
aualla del 24 ottobre, e' dl ottantaquat-
t"i lo u!clall e 27l uomlnl dl truppa."
Siuron Houiinf Contract Let
las. Oct. . SO. contract for
t ito buiiairuTs to nouse 171
t Sharon- ' hss bfl waldsd
READY FOR MONDAY WITH HUNDREDS OF FINE COATS, PRETTY FROC
AND AN IMPORTANT SALE OF SILKS IN THE DOWN STAIRS STORE
Two Groups of Women's
Frocks Reduced to $13.50
Satin, Crepe de Chine, Serge,
Velveteen and Wool Jersey
There are satin frocks, crepe de chine frocks and
some of serge. The skirts are, in some instances',
pleated. Many have satin collars and cuffs or
vesteos. The satin frocks are in various models,
some with Georgette vestecs.
This group consists of frocks made of satin,
velveteen, serge-and-satin, some of wool jersey
and a few novel srge frocks, uniy one or iwo
frocks of a kind which makes splendid choosing.
Novelty Serge Frocks at $25
One model shows a pretty coat effect
trimmed with braid. Another has five' bands of
bioad black silk braid on the skirt and the
bodice, belt and cuffs arc trimmed to match. It
is quite unusual and charming. Many long
ovcrskirts are finished with silk fringe.
tricolette in navy blue, brown
and black fallowed to fall in its
own graceful way rather loosely
in the newer dresses. The sash
belts are also rather unconfined
and the satin collars roll pleas
Neat and Well-Made
arc 'of serge alone or of seipro
combined with the dull black
satin. Most of them arc tailored
and trimmed with braid, but some
are quite plain and others are
trimmed with fringe. $16.60, $20,
$22.75 and $25.
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Dozens of Models
in wool jersey arc braided, em
broidered in silk, trimmed with
fringe or adorned with buttons.
You can choose those without col-
lars or those with attractive satin
collars on the bodices. $23.50,
$25, $27.50 to $32.50.
in brown, plum, navy blue and
black are made of charmeuse,
satin and crepe de chine. The
new lines and pretty tricks of
adornment are individual and
truly pleasing. They are the sort
of things that women really enjoy
wearing. Fringe enters into the
plans of many. $25, $28.75,
$29.7o to $4b.
A Trio of Dainty
These three new styles aie as
fresh as can be and the bntiste is
sheer and fine.
One, that will bo especially
liked by young girls, has a snowy
little Peter Pan collar and turn
back cuffs of pique with a picot
Another has rows of fine Val
enciennes lace down the front,
alternating with fine tucks. The
high collar and cuffs are euged
with the lace, too.
The last, a blouse that can be i
worn with uniforms, has a tucked
iront ana a convertible collar
and the contents are of excellent
Suede gloves gain populprity
every day. Seeing their velvety
softness, no one wonders! Some
of our newest suede gloves aic in
dark gray and a lovely butternut
shade. The backs arc daintily
embroidered and the -eams aie
pique sewn. One clasp snaps
snugly nt the wrist. $2 a pair.
and Rouge at 25c
Beauty's Charm powder and
louge is sold in Philadelphia by
the Down Stairs Store alone. The
little boxes are most convenient.
Pleatings Are Ready
And there are many kinds to
soften the line that some women
find a little hard.
Of sheer organdie, net. chiffon,
Georgette crepe in white, flesh
color, tan, navy blue combined
with tan or white, white combined
with Copenhagen blue and plain
red. Some are hemstitched, oth
ers in Van Dyke points and oth
ers plain. 55c to $2 a yard.
Are in the Com
A short petticoat of pink or
blue-striped flannellet with a scal
loped flounce is $1.
A long petticoat of gray-striped
flannellet has a deep, plain flounce
and is $1.50.
Winter's Suits Are of
Good Wool in Dark Shades
38-Inch Crepe de Chine
All-silk crepe de chine in maize, light blue, coral,
tan, Copenhagen, orange, light gray, brown, dark green,
burgundy, navy blue and black. This is less than to
day's wholesale price.
36-inch white wash satin, $1.25 a yard.
40-inch black taffeta, $1.50 a yard.
35-inch taffeta in black or white, $1.25 a
35-inch black satin sublime, $1.85 a" yard.
35-inch striped taffeta and messaline, $1.85
750 yards of messaline and taffeta in pretty
colorings, 35 inches wide is a third under price
at $1 a yard.
Remnants Half Price .
' Many, many plain and fancy weaves in various
short lengths in some there is enough for a waist or a
frock. All are just half their original prices.
and women are pleased that this is sof When
one can be warm, comfortable and fashionable
at the same time, who would quarrel with
Wool poplin suits ae belted or are on long
lines accentuated by buttons. The collars are
plain or trimmed .with velvet. $29.76.
Two Models at' $32.50
ire of wool poplin. One is trimmed with
braid and the other has a fur collar and a
deep band of fur about the edge of the jacket.
All the Gay Sports
of Autumn and early Winter will see a large
attendance of wool jersey suits. The new
suits are' in heather mixtures of blue, Oxford
gray, brown and olive. $35.
Suits of Wool Velour
have rather unusual jackets trimmed on one
side with bone buttons. Others in military
effects are trimmed with braid. Many more
wool velour suits are adorned with fur and
Women's suits of. broadcloth, wool velour,
duvet de laine, tricotine, etc., are plain, in
novel models and trimmed wjth fur. $39.75,
$42.50 to $95.
of pink satin and a few of white
satin are simply tailored, em
broidered by hand, or trimmed
with'lace. There is a whole table
of really pretty camisoles at $1
Straight-line dresses of ging
ham in many colored stripes. The
collars, cuffs and belts are made
of plain-color gingham in colors
to match the stripes. $3.60.
Good Quality and Low Prices
Form a Splendid Combination
in the Down Stairs Shoe Store "
Women's shoes of dark tan calfskin are in three styles at $5.40 a
pair. They lace high and have welted soles. One style has high,
straight heels and the others have medium heels, including one style
with fawn cloth tops.
Shoes of black patent leather with soft gray tops much like
buckskin lace high. They have welted soles and curved heels. $5.75
and $5.75 a pair.
Snats ' oei!' 1 ne sles are welted to give
kjpl,0 lnntr worn Si 9K n Tinlt
For Girls and Boys
Girls' shoes of black leather in
sizes 2'i to 7 arc made in lace
style with low heels. $4 a pair.
Boys' shoes in sizes 1 to 6 are
made on English or wide-toe lasts
ct $3 a pair.
in all the new shades of the fash
ionable colors and in black and
white arc $1 to $2.60 a pair.
of black leather are made on good
looking English lasts or with wide
Attractive Skirts Around $10
Black chudda skirts made in three ways are $10.
Lovely charmeuse skirts in taupe, navy and black are made mostly
in draped styles. Also $10.
A navy and black fine wool poplin with the belt and pockets
trimmed with self-covered buttons. $10.
Black bilk faille with a satin ovcrplaid makes a pretty skirt.
It has peplum around the- side and back and is trimmed with large
jet buttons. In navy blue or black at $12.50,
Many Bright Plaids
in serge and velour bhow mich that is new in the way of tailoring.
ANew Art Rug That Has Extra
Weight for Extra Service
It is something quite new and said to be the most durable rug obtainable for
like prices. The texture 1b 2 3 wool 'and 13 fiber and the colorings are soft shades
of blue, green and brown, with borders and centers in conventional designs.
As a floor-covering for a space where there is much coming and going these are
6x9 feet,'$15f 8.3x10.6 feet, $24. 9x12 feet, $27.
Wilton Rugs in Soft Colorings and Good Patterns
27x54 inches, $8.75,
86x63 inches, $14.
4.6x7.6 feet, $28,
Wool Velvet Rugs
6x0 feet. $16.60 and $17.60.
8.3x10.6 feet, $29.60, $32.60
9x12 feet, $34.60.
cxv leer., jid.du.
6x9 fact. 149.
6.9x12 feet, $65.
8.3x10,6 feet,$66,$72.60 and $85
Rag Rugs, Special
In the old-fashioned hit-or-miss
27x54 inches, $1
30x60 inchei, $1.25
36x72 inches, $1.50
9x12 feet, $10.60
9x12 feet, $67.50, $75, $77.50
Over a Thousand
Cocoa Door Mats
14x24 inch ..$1 $1.35
16x27 inch ..$1.35 , $1.65
18x80 inch ..$1.65 $2.15
20x80 inch i, $2 $2.65
22x86 inch ..$2.45 $3.25
Hundreds of rubber stair treads in neat patterns, 6x18 inches, are 10c each.
(CbattuHt) , ,
Damasks and Cloths
for the Dainty
Half-linentable damask with a
double satin finish is a splendid
heavy quality. It is 70 inches
wide in several floral designs.
$2.25 a yard.
At 85c a yard, fully" bleached,
cotton table damask, 64 inches
wide, is in several designs.
Table Cloths A-Plenty
Hound, scalloped cotton dam
ask breakfast cloths are full
bleached. There is a variety of
designs in the 54-inch at $2.25
each, and in the 58-inch .at $2.60
and $2.75 each.
Table cloths of snowy' cotton
damask have a, heavy satin finish.
The ends are hemmed and you
can choose from many designs.
66x60 inches, $2: 04x68 inches,
$2.25, and 68x81 Inches, $2.50.
Three pretty designs: shamrock
clusters, poppies' and lilies may
be had in fine satin-finiihed table
cloths of mercerised Irish cotton
damask woven on the same looms
that linen cloths used to be woven
on. The cloths are 68 inches
square at $3 each.
NY MAN needing a new Winter suit wastes time
-- and money if he doesn't come straight to Wana
maker's to get it. The clothing in the Men's Store on
the Gallery is the best moderately priced all - wool
Suits are $25 to $32.50.
Overcoats are $25 to $35.
Nearly a Thousand Fine Shirts
at $1.05 Special
A fine lot of shirts that have been higher priced will give a man an opportunity
to lay in a supply.
They are of plain color mercerized cotton lavender, blue, tan and gray or
striped madras in many colors. All made with soft cuffs.
Never Was There Better Choosing in
Women's Coats of Moderate Price
At $25 there is a large assortment of models
of wool velour trimmed with beaver fur cloth.
Coats of velour and burella have deep kit-coney
fur collars. Tailored coats of vicuna cloth are
belted. Other coats are made of cheviot.
Soft Collars Like Seal
Velour coats with large seal fur-cloth collars
have deep band of fur cloth at the bottom. They
arc fully lined with flowered satin. $27.50.
Wool velour coats with backs box-pleated to the
waist and belts all around are finished with deep
kit-coney collais. $29.75.
Fur, Fur, Fur for Collars
At $35, many velour coats are topped with most
attractive collars of nutria, ringtail or raccoon.
Others are trimmed with fur cloth or are quite
Fully lined velour coats with deep fur collars
have broad bands of fur edging the coats. $37.50.
with Hudson seal, fur cloth, lustrous broadcloth
coats are lovely. They arc fully lined and warm
Fine boliviu, wool velour and pompom coats
in novel effects are well made for the women who
wear their own furs, for they have no touch of
with silks in jolly colors, splendid velour coats are
a pleasure to behold! They have roll collais or
deep collars of natural nutria or taupe-dyed nutria.
$47.50 and $52.50.
$29.75 $39.75 $27.50 "SjjMj
some of them copies of French models, are all
of handsome materials with lovely fur collars or
with collars of the material. They are lined with
beautiful plain or fanciful silk. $55, $57.50 and
gradually up to $110.
Coats of Fur-Cloth
that greatly resemble real fur have collars and
cuffs of dyed raccoon, skunk, opossum, natural rac
coon or beaver. $42.50 to $115.
Special Wool-Filled Quilts
$8.50 and $12.50
Both kinds arc for double beds and are filled with fluffy
white lamb's wool.
The $8.50 quilts have plain sateen borders and figured tops
The $12.50 ones are coveied on both sides with plain color
sateen in old rose, cadet blue and green.
What a heap of soft, warm
comfort these coverings make in
the Bedding Store, but how much
finer they will feel on your bed!
They are coeicd with figuied
silkoline, cambric and sateen and
some have plain borders; the fill
ing is pure white cotton. $3.50,
$4, $4.60, $5 and $6.
Heavy weight cotton-filled com
fortables covered with khaki-color
muslin are in double-bed size and
special at $4.60 each.
Three Kinds of
All Fresh and White
Heavy honeycomb bedspreads
are for double metal beds and
have cut comers and scalloped
edges. $3 each.
Hemmed satin-finish Maiscilles
bedspreads for single or twin
beds arc of good weight and arc
Figured dimity spreads have
hemmed ends and ate in two
sizes 80x90 inches, $2.75; 90x99
Pretty Frocks Snug Coats
Both for Junior Girls
Youthful and becoming taffeta frocks are in Copen
hagen or navy blue, green or brown. There are
many styles to choose fiom, some with bits of hand
embroidery or smocking, others trimmed with con
trasting satin. $10,75, $12.75, $15 and $16.50.
The always serviceable regulation frocks of navy
bluo serge. These have the cloth or leather belts
and all arc box pleated. $5.75, $8.50 'and $13.50. .
'Jub frocks of r-taid and plain color gingham and
regulation frocks of sturdy plain blue gingham are
$5.75, $6,50, $7.75 and $8.75.
Top Coats of Many Kinds
Among them are some coats of corduroy, velvet
or plush, either plain or with a bit of fur or fur
cloth for trimming. They are all cozy and warm with
their full linings. $13.50, $16.75, $17.50 to $35.
What Depths of
Warm Comfort in
Winter's going to whisk around
tho corner one of these nights
and with a howl and whirl he will
lay siege to the household. Then
out will come the blankets in a
White or plaid blankets for
double beds are here in good,
heavy qualities and generous sizes
at $20 the pair. For single beds
they are $15 the pair.
White blankets in an extra size,
(6x84 inches, weigh 6 pounds,
and are $10 a pair.
Plaid blankets, for double beds
White blankets for single beds
are $8.50 and $10 a pair.
Scarf 8, .Center- ,-
pieces and .
This new shipment of fine
round-thread Irish linen is
very welcome at this time, vU,
i-uiiBiucuuK me muucriti
pi ices attached, it will g
Each piece is daintily
lnnoil in hi tin and nmhral
with ono row of blue e
6-Inch doilies are 20c t
10-inch doilies are 40c
18x36 inches are $1.76:
18x46 inches, $2,
18x54 inches are $2.60. J
of 13 pieces are $5 a set.".