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r7fMy3?S r V ' EVENING PUBLIC 1LEDGER PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1918 ' . ' 7: IIIUTISII UATf I I 1 I ' v BlOft EnclUh Selections by tlrand . nrctimiinTf ' ' S"sSxtt- WANAMAKER'S ' store opens 9 a. m. WANAMAKER'S store coses 5:3o p. M. WANAMAKER'S WE Organ ami Hum! r- vt'iJ fV "3,1 "Christmas Is a Good Time to Forget Old Differences" rCLw, fc I' V t 1 u 1C r K W t. A I' c 1 The Writer Remembers Quite We'll Charles Dickens' reception in Philadelphia at Concert Hall, Chestnut above Twelfth, many years ago. ' He came in late and stayed long after reading a part of "The Old Curiosity Shop" and other pieces and then shook the hands of all who were presented to him. We could hardly forgive him for his "American Notes," but he was sorry for them afterward, aid it was the fault of the snobs who were near him and misrepresented America. Let us forget what we do not like and remember him for "Little Nell's" sake, and for this verse attributed to him: N "The timid hand stretched forth to aid A brother in his need ; The kindly word in grief's dark hour, That proves a friend indeed; The plea for mercy, softly breathed, When justice threatens high; The sorrow of a contrite heart These things must never die." Christmas time is a good time to forget old differences, and prove it by something you can easily say or do. Don't think it over too long. Just do something that puts things right. filUUKafi. Signed Dec. 1918. Oliver Plated Mesh Bags , & ; Quite New Shapes No matter how many pocketbooks and bags a girl has, she's always glad to get a mesh bag. These are in the new long shape and the square shapes, with those very fine meshes that are so much liked. The frames aic narrow and dainty and the designs new. $10.50 to $31 each. (Jewelry Store, Chestnut und Thirteenth) Women Will Be Some Fine Coats Chiefly Fur Trimmed One of rough coating has a big lacoon collar and off-skirt front pockets. The price is $67.50. A wrap-coat of velour delaine clinging a little below the knee3 and having a big collar of dyed nutria or nearseal and a gay fancy lining is $85. A velour coat with fullness over tho hips and big wolf col lar is $95. Velour delaine with straight back, novel pockets, no" belt and n big nutria collar, $100. The foregoing coats may be had in colors, as deer, taupe, brown, navy and black. A silvertonc cloth with bands of nutria, a close fitting body and full skirt. Colors are bur gundy, Pckin green, brown and taupe. $95. (First Floor. Central) ATew Si her tone Velours i V $6 a Yard ' r- They arc of beautiful weave a dark color, with a silvery fleck hero and there. New blue shades, beaver brown and tan shjides, oxford grays, plum and other good colors. 51 inches wide and $6 ii yard. (Viral Fluor, Clirfttnut) Women's Wool Sweaters Special at $5.75 A clearaway of brushed wool sweaters in colors, some with sashes, others with belts. Under ordinary ciicumstancesiyou would pay half as much again for theso garments. (llrst Floor, Market) reo Elastic , Girdles ' Much liked by college girls because they arc as suit able for gym work as for negligee. Those of flesh color. or white arc 12 inches long and cost $3.50; and those 16 inches long, designed for tall women, are $4.50; still others ato flesh colored, 14 inches long, and priced at $5 and $5.50. A heavy model s of flesh color, 10 inches long, in tended for full figures and priced at $9; extra sizes $9.50. THE Millinery Salons Announce New $10 and $12 ffats. of all satin, of satin and seal, of satin and fur, and of beaver and velvet in distinctive new shapes and styles. (Second Floor, clieMnut) nr here Never W 'as Such Giving of Silks It seems as if people- have been doing some hard thinking as to what is a really practical and acccptablo gift for women, and gifts of silk are the result. Women like to get things they can use to advantage. Silk is the advantageous gift. , Silk is the practical and fashionable gift becauso silk is the fabric of the dny. iMcn arc bujing silks for their mother, and that is a sure sign that silk is a mighty good gift. Silk is an economic gift. Our .silk prices are now very moderate and fine silks arc likely to rule very high this coming season. It pays to buy silk now, and that in itself is a good reason why there is such buying of silks. We are glad to have such fine new shipments to offer. Literally thousands of yards of Christmas silks are coming in daily. The latest lots comprise: New foulr.rds, 40 inches wide, in black and white, some conservative and some large patterns, $2.50, $2.75 and $3 a yard. New satins for dresses and lfnings, 1.75 to $3 a yard, the latter goods being of remarkably good value. A large new lot of tub silks for sports wear, men's shirts and women's waists and dresses, $1.50, $1.75, $2, $2.10 and $3 a yard, some broad awning stripes included. New Chinese wash satins to combine with the sports silks and for wash skirts arc extraordinary value at $2 a yard. A large shipment of Chinese Shantung pongee, 33 inches wide, 75c a yard. (Flrnt Floor, Chestnut) A $10 Gift That Any S JVoman Will Prize is a fine envelope handbag a really fine one. We have some envelope books at this price that delight the eye at first glance and look still better on close acquaintance. They are so beautifully made, so correct in every detail. They arc made of shiny black auto leather and fine seals in black, navy, sand, taupe and brown, and are lined with rich moire silk. Price $10. (Main floor, Chettnuf) Interested in- These Lovely-New Evening Dresses Imagine a turquoise blue chif fon velvet cut with extreme se verity, the edges relieved by sil ver ribbon and the girdle of dahlia-colored velvet. Or a crinkly chiffon of flesh color with very long bell sleeves and a broad velvet girdle. Or a black chiffon velvet gown with a spangled tulle tunic and a blue satin girdle with big or chid and metal leaves. Or a pale blue chiffon velvet cut on Greek lines, tho bodice embroidered in silver. Or a white satin with cerise tunic also of Greek type. Or a brown satin slip with a tunic of brown net embroidered with jet. Or a dark blue chiffon velvet with a jacket of gold and blue brocade absolutely severe and simple. Besides a group of exquisitely colored low cut gowns of chiffon velvet with nothing but silver cloth for relief. Trices arc $62.50 to $225. (Flrt Floor, Central) w omen s utrt v r r . Umbrellas They have lustrous silj covers, colored, usually, and the fashionable hues arc purple, green, blue and theio is black, of course. . , They havo leather loops, bakclitc handles in white or colors to harmonize and arc finished in all sorts of new end novel fashions. Some even have tips to match. Prices $5 to $12. (Slain Floor, Market) TTre Could JVrite a Chap-, rr ter About Crepe Geor , gette Blouses They are in white or in flesh pink, or in delicate bisquo color for women who want light shades, and thorc aro plenty of darker suit colors, too, Some are beaded, some cmbroidere'd, some braided with lustrous soutacho and bthcrs have lace or hand work to make them charming. ' There are ever so many styles, and prices run all tho way from $5.50 to $45, ijBHaT 4nM$ff! Willi (ID The Fur Salon Is Full of Handsome and Unusual Pieces One of tho handsomest is a cape and stole com bined of mink. The skins aro soft and beautiful, the shape is new and smait and unusual, there nrc many littlo tails for finish, and the prico is $575. People who admire natural fitch will like tho quuint barrel muff and little stole to match. There is a glint of gold cord and a gleam of blue silk in chdrming contrast to the fur, and the price is $175 for the set. A mink coatee that blouses in front and is caught up at tho sleeves is a beauty. It is $600. Hudson Bay sables, soft and beautiful, make one of the fine capes. There is a stole front, many tails and the price is $750. Of snoVy whiteness and exquisite softness is a new ermine stole, finished with wee tails. $375. A piquant little moleskin cape has a mufiler liko collar of Hudson seal (sheared muskrat), and there are big mole buttons. $275. (Second Floor, ( hestnnt) CHMSTU TfURRIERS don't like to bother with foot muffs, hqnee there are never any too many fn tho market. As the Men's Hat Store takes interest in extremities, it has foot muffs made of hardy furs for $1 8 to $ 10. (Main Floor, Market.) T EATHER HAT BOXES for the man who is apt to go out of town to dress affairs, or who trafels with many belongings. Some of the boxes hold one or two, others an entire family, of hats. $10 to $42.50. (Main Floor, Market.) ATANY a pair of women's pretty silk pajamas goes into a Christmas box. Japanese embroidered and lots of other kinds in the Little Nightgown Salon. (Third Floor, Central.) JAPANESE quilted jackets to wear under coats are $1.25 without sleeves and $3.25 with. Theso prices arc for silk; jackets of satin arc $3.25 and $4.75, re spectively. (French Roow, Third Floor, Chestnut.) VlOMEN'S novel coat sweaters of brushed wool are " black-and-whito and tan-apd-purple, with black and suede leather trimmings. Price $45. (Firt Floor, Market.) rAINTY HOSE SUPPORTERS of pink or bluo satin aro 75c and $1 a pair; others of pink satin em broidered with ribbon flowers are $2.50. (Third Floor, Chestnut.) ""A51ERAS 'should be in readiness to snap the boys V-J when they come marching home. Brownies arc $2 to $15; folding Pocket Kodaks, $7.50 to $60. Albums, films and supplies in plenty. (Main Floor, Chestnut.) TT'S a great comfort for all 'wcarors of glasses to have a duplicate pair in caso of arcident. Shell-rim glasses, incidentally, save some mishaps. We grind prescription lenses and know how to fit them. (Main Gallery, ChcrJtnut.) flZ ARE fortunate enough to have received a limited ' ' number of opera and tourist glasses Lemaires, famous for their lenses. Nothing makes a finer gift for tho right person. $4 to $25. (.lfai'n Gallery, Chestnut.) rpHE Silk Petticoat corner is filled with delightful Bilk petticoats for gifts. Petticoats in changeable colors, light colors, dark colors'Jspetticoats in evening colors mostly flesh and white, and really enchanting, with laces, frills, ribbons and rosebuds and petticoats in daik colors. Prices start at $25. (Third Floor, Central.) PHILIPPINE eyelet embroidered petticoats with rib bons run in are wonderfully good for Christmas presents and cost only $4.50. -(Third Floor, Central.) "DLOOMERS for large women aro of batiste at $1.25; -' sateen at $1.50 and silk at $3.85. (Third Floor, Central.) Whole fleets of tea wagons seventy-five kinds between $11.50 and $70. They aro rolling out in all directions, for you mu6t know that a tea wagon is a very popular gift and peoplo seem to know where to find tno longest choice of the good kinds. Tho wagon at $11.50 is in brown English oak, Wil liam and Mary stylo, with rubber-tired front wheels and ball-bearing rear wheels shod with composition tires. Every one has n removable glass tray, iS GOSSIP i Jfhy Does the Minister Get "", So Many House Slippers? Becauso his congregation is solicitous of his comfort. Tho houso slipper is to many peoplo a symbol of hours of lest and caso and wc muko gifts of such things only to people whose well-being wc care about. Houso slippers aic especially suitable as little extra gifts from ono member of a family to another. They add a touch of thoughtfulncss that is very pleasant. Men's house slippers, 75c to $6. (Mutn Floor. Slnrkrt) Women's house slippers, 85c to $8. Childien's houso slippers, $1.15 to $2. (Tlrst noor, Market) "Passed as Censored" By Capt. Bertram M. Bernheim, M. R. C. An uncommon war-book tho original letters of ono of our surgeons in France, written home with out a thought of publication. They nrc vivid, human, real and a genuine contribution to war literature. $1.25. (Miiln Floor, Thirteenth) Jpor the Snow and Ice Sports Sure to Come Later Eind'thcse all in the Sporting Goods Store. Skates, $2 to $10. Skates and shoes together, $5.50 to $16. Skis, $4.50 to $11.50. Ski poles, $1.75. Snow shoes, $4 to $8.50. Toboggans, $7 to $12. Skating stockings, $1 to $6. Skating caps, $1 to $1.50. Sweaters, $6.50 to $12. (The finllery, Juniper) ATewJacqudrd Comforts Fine J- for Gifts and Special Many people call them blankets and some uso them as robes. Woven of cotton. Attractively colored in roso and white, delft and white, tan and white, pink and whito, light bluo nnd white, gold and white. Six designs, some floral centers, others border patterns and some largo block effects, all bound around with silk ribbon. Specially priced at $7.60 each, size 72x90 inches. Others in size 70x84 inches, without binding, in all desirable colors, $5 each. (SUth Floor) 2000 88-Note Player-Piano Rolls at 10c Each comprising classic, operatic, popular and sacred selections. Can bo played on any 88-noto player piano. (Egyptian Hall, Gallery) Cravings on These Rugs &JVill Buy Other Gifts Splendid domestic floor coverings in new designs and beautiful colorings. Wilton Rugs 9x12 ft., $67.50, $78.50 and $82.50. 8.310.0 ft. $62.50, $65 and $79.50. f 9x15 ft., $105 and $147.50.- 10.6x12 ft., $103. 10.6x13.6 ft., $112.50. 11.3x15 ft., $125 and $175. Body Brussels Rugs , 9x12 ft., $49.50. 10.6x13.6 ft, $67.50. Axminster Rugs 11.8x12 ft., $62.60. (SeTentU rioor. ChettnnO A Word About Longcloth at $2.85 a Piece It is a quality which ordinarily costs 40c more for each piece. t P. rticularly useful for undcrmuslins, and ten yards in each piece. (Tlrst l'loor. Chestnut) Oome Very Exceptional & Table Cloths and Napkins They nrc really the bcHt in our possession at the prices and wo don't believo there are any similarly priced clpths and napkins in Philadelphia that quite equal them. They aro Irish goods heavy, full-bioached, double damask in a fine giade, in a lustrous, satiny finish and in a choice of four handsome circular patterns, such as come only on high-grado linens. Whcro is tho housekeeper who would not appreciate a set of theso as a Christmas gift? Table cloths, 2x3 yards, $12 each. Matching napkins, 24x21 inches, $12 a dozen. (First Floor, Chestnut) A Wonderland of Gifts in Furniture Tho tea wagon at $70 is a handsome equipage, an excellent Chippendalo reproduction in beautifully figured mahogany, with cabriole legs and ball and claw feet resting on a largo shelf. Tho top has drop leaves and rope edge, and when open measures 28x38 inches. Front and rear wheels aro rubber-tired. It takes probably a thousand other different kinds of novel and attractive things to make up this won derland of furniture. , (Filth Floef) A Wonderful Showing of Men's Overcoats (In the London Shop) When wc say that prices range from .$35 to $550 you can get some idea of the variety there must be, but you have to see the ptocks to appreclato it fully. There are fur overcoats, fur-lined over coats, fur-collar overcoats, Jeather and re versible leather-lined overcoats, weather proofed overcoats, Army overcoats, polo coats and overcoats of various styles, weights and fabrics from Ulster House, London. If there is any good kind of overcoat missing wc don't know what it is. ' (The Ralleir. Cheetnnt) Fur Caps and Gloves to Match for Motorists If you want to give a motorist something really worth while, here are sets of fur cap and gloves to match that aro superb. Wo havo them in Hudson seal (dyed muskrat), seal-dyed nutria, natural nutria, natural muskrat, blended muskrat and real seal. $27' to $110 a set. (Main Floor, Market) , Something to Wear That He WILL Wear That is the secret of a satisfactory gift for a man. All men like to get fine things to wear, but unless they are the kinds of things that they them selves would select they have no use for them. That is why there is so much satisfaction and safety in choosing men's gift3 in the Wanamake Men's Wear Store. Here are things'that years of experience in supplying many of the best-dressed men of Philadelphia have shown to be desirable. Chooso from great sUcks of Shirts, $1.65 to $10. Neckties, 60c to $3.50. Houso coats, $6.50 to $60. Dressing gowns, $15 to $65. . Bath robes, $4 to $18. " Sweaters, $5 to $25. And many other handsome things. (Main Floor, Market) Plain but Good Handkerchiefs for Men Good Irish kinds, of pure flax, well made and hemstitched, at $3, $3.50, $4.20, $6 and $9 a dozen. They're all ready to slip into Christmas boxes. And these arc good kinds to have embroidered we do machine woik very well, initials 75c dozen, names $1.25 a dozen (Main Door, Central) Men's Underwear and Socks From Staple Cottons to Luxurious Silks Warm underwear for the men who want it right now, and all kinds of underwear for peoplo who want it for gifts. While we are enthusiastic advocates of the com fortable union suit, we have all the best kinds of shirts and drawers for those who prefer them, and large stocks of wool and merino goods. Wi also have abdominal bands, and many a re turned soldier or sailor who has used them will continue to do so. Underwear from America, England, Scotland and Japan. Half'hose from America, England and France. (Main Floor, Market) A Tew Plaid Blankets J- Ready for Giving Pretty as well as warm. In tan and white, blue and j white, gray and white. Woven of fmo wool and especially priced at $20 a pair, size 72x81 inches. Others of a diierent grade, in pink and white and gray and white, at $15 a pair in size 60x81 inches and $16 in u cl 7(lvR(l inches. V Plentiful choico of other blankets at special pric, from $3 a pair for whito cotton blankets, 70x82 inches, i to $10 each for wool camp blankets, light gray color with dark borders, 66x81 inches. Good choico in between of blankets at $7.50, $8,50, , and $9 a pair, and somo at $8 each. (Sixth Floor, Central) Great upholstered chairs and rockers. Colonial chairs and rockers. Sofa tables. End tables Library tables Tilt-top tables Sewing tables Hall tables Nests, of tables Console tables Hall mirrors House desks Spinet desks Muffin stands K i 13 1 ! VI -bs Ij n't it tr .lf r ' ' (WrO'laor, JieH)u) (Tbint JTloor, Ceatrl)' i ' . r- v., i ", -,3y. i. $ - j ' - 1 . i. v ;m- 'X V , &') ; if i' 15 kj ,i. a "a ,S '