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laVtiG 31, 1920 5, THE PEOPLE'S FORUM Letters to the Editor Agrees With Editorial To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Sir I road with Interest jour editorial last evening on the "Short Hun Nuisance," printed on your editorial pago nnd which related to the "short rune" of the sub way trains. I agree with you very much for the simple reason that It brings homo to mo tho sev eral experiences I have hail by Just missing- a "white light" or through train nnd having tn wait until after n "green llirht" or frccond stroit train had passed before another "white light" arrived. Jly tho "white nnd green lights" I mean tho In dication markers placed above the first car to Indicate whether through to Suuth trret or to Second street. I havo noticed that the green lights Indicate a Second street or short run car or train and the white lights Indicate n through train. On several rccaalons It lins been ncees ary for mo to use the subway to make connection with the Market street or Chest nut stieet ferries. Theso "short runs" or "green lights" havo on many of the trips Just carried mo to either of these two stu. tlcns In time to miss connections Miss Ing a train-boat means missing a train nnd had It not been for the "Bhort runH" I could have reached Chestnut and Murkot streets ferries In time. Sometimes a sUtemcnt Is made, "Why don't you start In time?" That Is very rood for city dwellers, but when It comen to suburbanites nnd our salesmen working on schedulo to get over territory, it Is a. different proposition. Snld persons cannot always "start ahead of lime" on nccount of connections to points into the city proper. There aro times when I have romo In on a through train Rolng eastward; arriving at lilghth street we, na a rule, get two "green" eyes; by that I mean clear signals. Wo proceed toward Fifth street, and by the time wo are ready tb leao Fifth street, one of tho short-run trains Is going over the crossover nt Second etreet or tho track la et for the crossover, which gives our train a "yellow eye" (caution signal), which, of course, means to reduce speed to one-half. This results in losing tlmo The" block ahead, of course, shows Bbsotute stop rlg nals or red abovo the jcllnw. This makes it Improper and nonpermlsslblo to pass unt I the crossover has again been w-t to normal, which automatically sets the signals again to "green" or clear. Tho aboe Iobs of tlmo makes us Just too late" to make tho boat, Cnnciuently. we wait until the next boat or train as tho rase may be. The some applies to trains going west. As a train upproachci tho Second street signals ho gets a "yellow ee," which as above stated nvnr.s ' cau tion." or reduco speed prepared to stop. This Is on account of a "short run" truln crossing over head, which ns In the other caso automatically sets Uio signals to nb solute stop ur.tll the train has pa nod out of the block and the crossover sat to nor mal. . , , After It nan been set to normal and the approach signals havo been cleared we again face a "red nnd yellow" eye bo cause a short run train Is In the block ahead. With thee two things to contend with It means a loss of tlmo which I have ofen notod whllo at Second street go ing west. ....... I think that If short rUn trains had to bo operated, why not use tho crossover Just south of Chestnut street on tho elevated? This would give all a chance In get to either of tho fcrrlei and often sae lots of time, which, under tho present conditions, I. lnat hV linltln. It Is no doubt a scheme to wvve current consumption, but I think very little more current would be consumed In going on to Chestnut street than tuning i oevunu ir.t it l true that excess energy Is re- e,ulrd to climb the ascent from tho tube to the elevated at vtmcr smew nui ni .. other hand, current Is saved by westbound trains In descending sa'd "hill " I do not profess to be nn "elcctrlcnl engineer." but thut l.i Just my views of the short run. The ulovo Is from the scleral experiences I have hnd In trying to make train-boats and trains aftr "Just about" connections. Ft'rhnp I m.vy be wrong, but others have eprlericed tho same. .. EXPERIENCED. Philadelphia, December SI, 101:0. Eliminate "Jazz" To the Editor fit the Evening Public Ledger: lr i would like to ask your rrait snd they represent a very big percentage of the people living In this cltv If It Is not pnsrlblo for us to start a crusade agilnst the ibomlnablo "Jaiz" music which has rnpt Into iur life through the war. Ilko manv other Insane things "Jazz" was a novelty and It pleased, to a cortnln extent and served a purposo of bringing a rertaln pir.ount of cheer to tho people during the depression brought on by tne win. nut I think most all your reader will agree with mo that it Is about time to eliminate this dastard music. Notntng nus pone so far In tho making of the American r-frle unmusical ss this "Jar.i" epidemic. There Is no music In it, nnd yet wo must credit It with bMnff tantalizing. It Is a crtmi- against the youth of th country to continue It longer. Tho rising gnnorntlin has taken to It to tho extent thit they not appreciate real rnuwlo and good music. Since tho introduction of the "Jizz you will find the homes tilted with muslo roin, of this trish. ns well as talking machine records and children worn to enjoy no other fort of' music. There was tlmo when the classics wero played In thso samo honir.. or variations on the old Bongs and old trusto, but nil' such music has had to give u-uy to the Jazz. It Is easy to Judge of the culture of a family by the character of tho muslo they plav My next door neighbor has both a player piano and tv talking machine, and several years ago used rather good taste In their muslo. but then they became afflicted with th- "Jazzltls" and now play nothing else. They havo a daughtei about seven teen, and she Is a. Jazz fiend, and It has mcd distressing to me thai the parents will rurchnso muale of this class for her, to the exclusion of all rood music inrr " a great mistake, and If tho readers of tho People's Forum will each speak a little word f discouragement to the Jazz habttues I bellevo It will have the efTect of eliminating this muslo and bringing us back to sane, fusible and beautiful harmony. W L. E. Philadelphia. December 22, lOliO Movies as Educators To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Fir I bellevo that the inov m. a meat eoureo of education, etpeclallv to the jeung. Put I also bellevo that wo cannot have too close n censorship of such pictures. Itecentl' I United n picture houso III West Philadelphia and was umazed to sen n picture dis played In nil Its vividness that exnlted the eenvlet. although the purpose waa to show how this convict was eventually reformed, but In n way that might o classed us a rare Incident. There wero hundreds of children presenv aid they watched the eoewlrt's working, both In and out of Jail, and frequently applauded him when ho was able to make his exeape I believe the re.il moral of the Picture was lost on these rhltdn n In the nirlflr-uion of crime that preceded It This prnturn was paused by the Pennsilvnnm Itinrd of Censors and -an for a whole woe. I hollivo that pictures of thin character are rrost harmful. It shows tho prisoner cs--irlng through all sorts of inctho.li, nnd see some of them used by tho nuto bandit today probably suggested to these vnurg men in tho reproduction of this pic ture I nm sure such a picture is harmful, "'nd I would like to Bay to the parents of ehl'dren whom they allow to go to the mnlis not to let their children go unac eemp.in. d nnlju the parents know exactly hat th-i picture they nrt to see Is like. '( thfj tok their children they uhould ro rrove tin m from the picture houie as soon ' thej nnd that t!m picture Is not of the proprr character. If mis was more fre nuently done the conductors of picture ousoa would lie more careful ns to th class of picture they produce, fur the picture Iioubob could not survive and with their lreent kuceess w.-re It not for the patronage "f thiso young people Mrs. n I. TUINS Itilladxlplila. Dccemb. r S.M. 1020 Charity Beolns at Home Ti the Editor of the Kventna Pulltc Ledger: Sir Dots nne-half of the world know whm th other half Is doing, or does It fully care' If It does not cjiro, the d.iy Is coming when It will have to I wonder If V. weitihy and tho well-to-dii realize the luitcrlng of th poor In winter time. As org an time we will havo poor with us: o hao always had them. Somelhlii. should b. done to relleVH these condltluns In the United Slates. Wo hae thousands nf "smllles who do not have hulf tho food oiy ti,ojid huo. und I ii'iiHirull know Lcttern to tho Editor should bo as SI .L.'nd th P0'nt ns possible, jvoIdlrtB nnythltiB thnt would open a ocnomlnatlonal or sectarian discus" ion, N, attention will bo paid to anony mous letters. Names and addresses 2JSL". J1?, signed as an ovldenco of pood faith, nlthough names will not M?.Pr,lnted lf request la mado that they be omitted. , Tho publication of a letter Is not to Bo taken as an Indorsement of Its views by this pnper. ,H,ommui,llntlons will not be re turned unless accompanied by post nee, nor will munuscrlpt bo saved. Poems and Songs Desired hot ablo to eo to Khooi lK,caUso lcy (lo no, HCC (ni pronor nm,i-l.l.M t ...-. reason are III, Still, wo hear complaints of overproduc tion of clothing nnd foodstuffs. These pro- ,1 ?. wl" " ho'd unl1' P'lwi advance, jtien tho customer will pay twlco or three times an much an ho should for It. The pocr man with the large family Is tho one who suffers most. Tho food trusts, with theo cold-storage nlanta. hv h mn. sumer by tho thronl. Slnco tho cold-storage business has been In operation prices of eggs nnd butter and other perishable foods havn always been higher to tho consumer. Hut tho producer Is not sharing In in., high prices. As now managed tho cold storage plnnts are n nuisance. If we had no Buch plants, the farmer would be de livering hlB oggs fresh all the tlmo . sharing In the market prices. It Is all right to hae a place to irtfre and keep pro visions, but there should be no hoarding or holding for manipulation of the market to tho detriment of tho public. Another thing I wish to call your atten tion to Is tho rent profiteers, nnd you would 1k filling a long-feU editorial duty by con tinuing to freely express your opinion on the subject. Ask yourself, or ask anybody, how la a man going to pay the rentals nsked if he has a family, If work Is scarco and wages coming down The conditions should bo very publicly discussed and condemned through tho press. Charltll begins nt home, they my. If that I" true, how nbout chil dren In our own city running uround In tars, nnd wo nrn being constantly asked for rlothlng to send to Europe, and children cannot go to school for want of nourishing food, and et Mr. lloovir Is cnlllng on us tn s-vo the poor of Europe, but never a word for the poor at home A DOCTOIl. Philadelphia, Deceml-T 27, 1020. We Need La'nguage Revised To the Editor of the KvcnliiD Vuhllc Udgir: Sir Tho mw year Is coming, and after nueh thofight on tho subject I lellcve the wholo country should turn over n new leaf. Klnco the days of the Pilgrims nnd Purl tans Thnnlirglvlng. Christmas and even Now Year nnd the soft white snow always ri mind one of "Iurltar.lcal diys." Wo can sec the Pilgrims going to church, nrm In arm, and even htar them speak In their pure, really American tongue, which Is the subject of my letter, in which I say a now leaf should bo turned by all American people. No greater man has ever uveu man " whoce hnt was always In the ling, nnd ho, Theodoro ltoosevelt. was the llrst man In his day to see that tho American peop.t. needed n new language or one thnt should bo more simplified. What Ix-ttcr sugges tion, then, could b- made than to rewn struct our present language, or, rather, ac cept th elmplo Puritanical style. It It can be called n tle of speteh? What sweeter wqrda aro found In the Amerlran tongue than thoso used by our forofathcr? I am sure there are many of us who would second the motion If some one could onlv start us on a now Idea which, In turn, .. ..a... hIhmw . nlf-li would cleanse our presenvur .. Is ao much misunderstood by those who use good grammar. I.et us start the new jcar with an old tonguo which is really the original voice of Amertou nonEnTS. Ogontz. Pa., December 28. 1020. Questions Answered Safety First To the Editor of the Evc-Mna Pullte Ledger: Sir Will ou kindly advise me If It Is nrcessary to keep all receipts for payments made on the war risk Insurnnce. or does the last receipt Indlcite that all previous payments havo been rmde? .. u- " Philadelphia, December It. 1020. Keep them nil. With the vast amount of records which has to bo kept In the war risk Insurance bureau. It Is alwajs possible for errors to creep In. Tour receipt might save you a month's premium somo day. Irish Territory Under Ban To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: pir picaBO stuto how much Irish ter ritory is under the ban of mirtlal law. W. I V(s Philadelphia, December 20. W20. The counties of Cork, Kerry. Limerick and Tlpperary aro Included In the procla matlon of martial law. This group com prises practically tho southwestern quar ter of Irelnnd and enuali in urea the Ulster counties In tho northeast section. Answers Old Riddle To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Sir Tho supposed riddle quoted by "a. O." from an old Ayer's Almanac was .u, In my opinion. rlddlo at all. The correui version may bo found In George "" once famous book, first published In ls. "Tho Ulblo In Spain." It was a bit ol nonsense rhymo which the travelers guiue ("Esdullador"), Marln of Klvadeo. sang a ho bade his master good-night: "A handles man a letter did write, A dumb dictated It, word for words Tho pereon who read It had lost his sight. And deaf was he who listened and hearu. If tho editor will Insist on nn answer In rhmc, ho will havo to bo satlBtled with the following. Tho question eu ask. suro I am. Is no riddle or anaginm. Only fiction, simple and plain, Which camo from a "Castle In hpaln Illume, Indeed, mil wunoui n-uun, No sense, no fact, one tiin seize on; I only know, t'A my sorrow It wa borrow . from Oeortio llorrow! ic 23. M, V. Philadelphia, December 23, 102U. Our Interference In Cuba To the Editor ol the I'.vmng Public Ltdgcr: Sir Haa not the United States, on sen..i occasions, Interfered In the government of Cuba, nnd tnkm command until the country was straightened out again' " " T- it.iin.i..!nt.lii Tli-crmber 23. 1020 Tho United Htnten haa twlco occupied and Cuba nnu nan nvitu .u.uu.ui., Wants a Song To the Editor of the Evening PuMIe Ledger: Sir Inclosed la tho first verse of a song. Please print tho full song! "This world may bo a happy placoi No happiness I see. For the one1 that I love dearly Has turned his back on me." O. U n. Philadelphia, December IB, 1020. Desires Poem To the Editor of the J.'rcnlno PtiMIe Ledger! Hlr I would Ilko to obtain a copy of an old versification I rend years ago. Tho fol lowing were the opening lines! 'Two monkeys, nrrogant and vain. Possessed of for more 'gall' than brain, Disputed long, In language high, In matters of zoology," Tho closing lines were) "Tho positive nnd angry wight la seldom altogether right." ...... .. . . 8. B- iiuuucipnia, iiecember 15, 1020. From the "Rubnlyat" To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Sir In answer to tho quest for the words of the song "Ahl Moon of My Delight." I would mention they may bo found In fcdwurd Fitzgerald's "llubalyat of Omar Khayyam" the last two verses Ahl Moon of my delight who k'now'st no r.ane; The moon of heaven Is rising once again: How oft hereafter rising shall sho look Through this samo garden after me In vain? And when llk-s her, oh, Lakl, you shall Pass Among thi guests star-scattered cm the grass. And In thy Joyous errand reach tho spot where I made one turn down an empty "las! Mrs. J. T. D. Philadelphia, December 23, 1020. An Apropos Poem To the Editor of tho Evening Public Ledger: Sit Find Inclosed one of my many pooms, entitled "The New Yetir Hells." You nrc at llbrty to use same In the People's Fo rum column or any placo whirc you wish In tho EVKM.Ml Pl'llUC LtMIKII. JOHN M. HTIUDEIt. Philadelphia, December 20, 1020. THE NEW YBAIt IlEbLSJ Tho bells nre ringing In the dale; They ring from tower nnd fell. Listen how they rlso nnd full. How they chime and swell, Hinging out the midnight hour. Hinging In tho day; Kllng-klnng, Jingle Jingle, Tingle, tingle, tingle That Is what thoy say. Listen, listen, listen, Tho Blodgtng sliver bells, Chiming, till the chanticleer Of the new year tells; Chiming, chiming, chiming. In sweetist harmony: Kllng-klang, Jlnglo, Jingle. Tlng'e, tingle, tingle That Is whut they say. The Wis, the bells, Listen to the bells; Their music sweet In melody. How It floats and swells; Hinging, ringing, ringing, Till tho dawn of day; ICllng-klnng, Jingle, Jlnglo. Tingle, tingle, tlngli Tnut Is what thev say. An Irish Poem To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Sir Will you kindly publish theso lines for tho benefit of "O. L. E." In todny's paper? They were written by Tannahlll a Scottish poet. iV. MURRAY. Chester, Ta.. December 20, 1020. THD BRAES OF HALQUITHER I will twine thee a benv'r, Ity the clear siller fountain. And I'll cover It o'er Wl' the flow'rs nf the mountain: I will range through tho wilds, And the deep glens sae dreary. And return wl' tho spoils To the bow'r o" my dearie. CHORUS Let us (jo, lassie, .o. To the braes of Dalqulther, Whcro the blaeberries gTow, 'Mang tho bonnlo Highland heather, Where the. deer and the rae, lightly bounding together. Sport the long summer day on the braes of Dalqulther. When the rudo wintry win Idly reves round our dwelling. And the roar of tho linn On tho night breezo Is swelling". So merrily we'll sing, Ah tho storm rattles o'er us, Till tho dear sheellng ring Wl' tho light lilting chorus. Now th" summer Is In prime. Wl' tho flow'rs richly blooming. And tho wild mountain thymo A tho moorlnnd perfuming. To our denr native scenes Let us Journey together. Where glad Innocence reigns 'Mang the braes of Ilalqulther. "The Way It Is Said" To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledgir: Sir I nm anxloui to secure a poem en titled "The Way It is Said," which begins "Tho sultan awoke with a. stifled scream." M. L. N. Philadelphia, December 28, 1020. THE WAY IT IS SAID The sultan awoko with a stlfl'd scrcati . His nerves were shocked by a fearful drentn An omen 'f terrlbla Import and doubt, II s teeth all In one moment fell out. His wlso men assembld at break of day And rtood at tho throne In solemn array. And when tho terrible dream was told Each felt n shudder, his blood ron cold; And all stood silent. In fear and dread. And wondering what was host tei be said At length u. Bootheayer, wrinkled and gray. Cried. "Pardon, my lord, what I havo to say 'TH an omen of Borrow sent from on high Thus shalt thou see ntl of thy kindred die " Wroth wan tho sultan, ho gnashed his teeth. And his very words seemed to hiss and seethe. As ho ordered the wlso man bound with chnlns, And i.ave him a hundred strlp-'s for his pains. Tho wtuj men shook as the sultan's eve .mnt round to seo who next would try, Hut ono of them stepping before tho tliroiu. . ,.rnA.i withdrawn. In 1003 the United Slates ter- -,. m(.,i in a loud nnd Joyous tone: mlnaled the occupation of Cuba which "Exult, O h-ad of a happy state! followed tho Spunlsh war In 1000 a re- U(.j0ic,,, o heir of a glorious fate! hellion against th Palma administration ror tM j, favor thou shalt win. cessltated a return m n'"'" ......... q BUitan, lo ouiiivs " . vt hundreds cf children In tills city who urcj hence Ita name, -i A. nf whlrn were Wlinoruwii in myu Slnco then this country has not interfered with the government of Cuba The Mile To the Editor of the Evinlng Public Ledger: ijir i the distance of u mile tho same In'nll countries? W L. O. Philadelphia, December 23. lOJfl. . mile Is n certain measure of distance, lietng Kiulvnlt'iit In England and the United State to 11280 fiet The distance varies rr.mtly In different countries. Ita length In vards Is In Norway, 12.1H7. Hrunswlck. 11 M6 Sweden. 11.1100, Hungary. 01301 Switzerland, SMS. Austria, 8207, Prussia, N28H: Poland. 8100; Italy, 2028; England nnd tho United States. lTOOi Hpa n. K.23; .Neth erlands, lufll Tho geographical or nautical mllo Is 0060 27 feet; Solution to Problem To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger- Sir Herewith find my solution to u renin problem presented In the People's Foruni. If three motortrucks travel 8371 miles In 180 diys one truek would travel ono-thiiu tho distance, or 2701.33 miles In tho sanio time In one day one truck w;ould travel 71 33 divided by 180, or 14 7H miles, it ili-v carry O.lWO.unQ feet of lumber In 1HII days In" n. day they wou d carry ti.fi.1O.0OO divided bv 1X0 or r.1.0.18 feet If ono team ran move 25.H0H feet one mllo In ono day, i bin It would tuk us many teams to move "J, L . 2R.00O Is contained In B1.0SS or" 01 teams To move BI.0SH feet 1 7H r... . w.mi.i tako 2.01 times 11.70. or 30.11 teams to do the same work as thru motortrucks. Origin of "Doston Common" To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger' Sir How did the Iloston Common get Its ""Philadelphia. December 23, 10M " ' The ground which now com tutes thi Iloston Common was t asld- no u lrnlM rMd and as "common ground lu 103. ii.nu.il was the sultan nnd called a slave, And a hundred crowns to tho wlso man gave; Rut tho courtiers nod, with grave, sly winks And ei eh one whispers what each one thinks "Well can the sultan rewnrd and blame, Didn't bo'h tho wlso men foretell the same?" Quoth the crafty old vizier, shaking his heal. "So much may dtpend on th way a thing's said I" "S. I D." aska for a, poem entitled "Mary O'Mooro," which contains these Hues: "One morning I sought her. but sought her In vain, Her seut It wa vacant and silo no'er came agatn " "It. L T " wants a Chrlstmns tree poem by Frank II Hall, which begins: "All wit he rod and dead and cheerless. It lay In the city street." The People'e Fortim will npprar dstlr In the Kvrnlng I'ubllo Ledger, and also In the Sunday Publle ledger. Letters Jlsriisslng timely topics will fa printed. us well as requested poems, am) nuestlou rf general Intercut will be an.werei. Dentot will stop toothseh. at ones without Injuring or blister ing the gums. Easily admbv latered to children and teethlnf tsbies. Toothache stopped whlls In drug stcro or money will net be accepted. Sold at all druggist Jlauului lurrd by tlis BouWSfe f.'!?J"ll",,l..,,rol,M l' 1101 K. Mnnnmeul ., Oaltbueta, Mi. MARKET STREET EIGHTH STREET STRAWBPJDGEcgCLQTHIER This is the Land of Plenty and of Unlimited Resources! In This Period of Reconstruction and Readjustment of Values, We Who Own Large Stocks of Goods Must Sacrifice Profits. Let's Take Our Losses 'Quickly and Stride Out Boldly, Steadily, Sturdily, Confidently, Into the Bright Future! We Wish You, One and All, A HAPPY NEW YEAR (Store Closed All Day To-morrow, Saturday) L JET us look on the bright side! Happy New Year! Men of affairs, big men, men of sound judg mm ment everywhere look forward with absolute confidence. The nation has passed through a crisis the great war left its trail of business disturbances, as war has always done. Everybody knew it was coming sooner or later. It is a time for optimism, for faith, courage and WORK. This Store has just closed the greatest year in its history largest volume of business, though at a lessened percentage of profit. But we are ready and willing and in a position to take further losses on any stocks on hand that cost us more than we could now buy them for. More than half a century's upbuilding on a safe policy of conservation of resources places us in an impregnable position gives us certain prestige in a market where ready capital finds special advantages. HHIS STORE will be closed all day to-morrow (Saturday), as is our custom on New Year's Day. To-day's (Friday's) closing is not, of course, in accordance with custom, but to enable us to give MORE EXACTING CARE TO DETAILS OF INVENTORY of our great stock of mer chandise amounting to upwards of ten millions of dollars at retail value. Every item on our stock sheets. has been subjected to careful examination and inventory made at the lowest figure allowable. On any article that can be bought in the market to-day at less than we paid, inventory is made at the lower cost, and the e:oods repriced on the new lower basis. This does not mean that everything is reduced, but in every case where manufacturers' prices have been reduced our prices have been correspondingly reduced; and The January Sales, Beginning Monday, Have Been Planned on a Broad, General Reconstructive tJMMMMgWg.VBg.lMaaBMMg.MaMBVBMMa and Readjustment Basis of Costs g.HaVH.Ial.MaMMgMgMaMMaMaaM.iMaV.V.ag.iWaBia Which means that the greater portion of the merchandise we own will be marked at LESS THAN THE REGULAR 1920 PRICES. The ENTIRE STOCKS OF MANY DEPARTMENTS were marked at reduced prices some weeks ago, and all these enter the January Sales at the reduced prices, excepting, as in many instances, goods on which prices are STILL FURTHER REDUCED. These lines include Furni ture, Upholstery Fabrics, Rugs and Carpets, Metal Bedsteads and Bedding, Silks, Dress Goods, Linings, Sheetings and Muslins by the yard, Trunks, Men's and Boys' Clothing, Men's and Boys' Hats, Men's and Boys' Shoes. Of equal importance or perhaps greater importance just now are the annual Sales for which advance preparations are always made Muslin Underwear, Bedfurnishings and Linens and the great January Clearance Sales of our own and manufacturers' storks of Dresses, Suits, Coats, Furs, Waists,.Shoes, Hosiery and Underwear, and many other lines. SPECIAL LOTS have been bought in every Department on the new lower cost basis many of these at extra concessions. In every case in which manufacturers' prices have been reduced our prices have been reduced accordingly. Be Sure to read our announcements in the Saturday Evening and Monday Morning Newspapers, for further information of the most important January Sales in the history of this Store more extraordinary values than ever before. Strawbridge & Clothier FILBERT STREET H Id, wa 'ii H )i i iii xl , i 4' Hi h ? ' h '1 i i "f itnmJiyitf!-'-h ..