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CURBSTONE SANTA CLAUS KEEPER OF TINY SECRETS Children Will Impart Fondest Hopes of Gifts te Medem St. Nick, but Net te Daddy EYEING PUBLIC i;EDGEBrPHICAPEIPHIA,) MONDAY, DECEMBER- '12, 1921 17 nn Dll'llPil ATHHU lifted Marjerle efT tlic trolley enr nt Market htreer. "New. lield my hand nnd tpp cnrcfnlly In tliec crowd"." There wqh n deep ftirrnw nn Vftthfr'H brew. There's Snntn !" Mnrjerlc's voice- slirlll unu iub"1"ivi- '" h cl(VP very i'iun; w iiti 1 "..! "Sill I'enniC nnvc n lurniy- ln7lin'blt of tunilMS te stiuc nt one 8 :,r(ll.elred effprlnR. l'nr dnvs he linil been trying te find .. ttlint Marjerle wnnted en lier ftrirtimK trm. but Marjerte would ll rle"e lier Hi vurv tightly and tmy : fln.'Vm going te tell Snntn mviicU." llenre the trip In the trolley enr te ,l, Mint en the "trcet corner;.. Mar J ,T -itched Snntn Htnmp hi- feet. S?i . v m n clee resemblance te tlie T,,;Tn M,a "Nlsht Hefore Christmas" Hi mill et there was f-emcthlng miss gSnblv the reindeer, she thought Tint It "nny blS T0 8,'nu,,'.,0?k Je cold wl 1,c camc freW th0 rth Anther dug bis lmnd In his pocket nl extracted n shining penny, which K te bis eager daughter. "Drep thh in the chimney and te e.n ,i what you want. And be mire." t X sternly Inte Marjerle1 blue ce "tell him cxactlv what you want .ill I miv it distinctly." Mnrlorle.stcpped slowly ever te Santa ,d rffldtiP her hands. She pulled !? Id" beard and wan rather surprlRcd te And that It peeled off around the '""ilring me this, please," and she whispered something very low. Father looked disturbed, -what did you tell him. dpnr?' "Can't tell yeuj' Marjerle looked determined. l'er one moment father steed (him founded, then he stepped ever te Mar Mar eorle s confidante. "What did she say?" he questioned in n singe wniSDCr. kid gloves like Santa eyed hlm closely "A nalr of lone u-liltn li .unt .Maria's." Anether ChrMtmas Incident "Semcthln' tasty for that jellew vbrc with the lilac blossoms painted en the side. It sets right in the window fac ing the street, and these'll be just the thing te brighten up the parlor a bit." the elderly lady reached In her Pockcideok for coins te pay for the bunch of stiff purple asters. "I just knew," she turned smilingly 10 uie jeung gin wuii ncr, "that Hiimuel will love them. My husband docs like a bit of color." A bunch of red ones." the girl nodded her blue lint as sue explained her choice te the peddler", nnd pointed te a cluster of red asters or pelnscttlas wit iiny rate a newcr ncer yet dla covered by scientists In a pivllireil mnn try). "They're just the things for me as .Madame uutteriiy," nnd she skipped a bit as bug hurried along Chestnut street. "Kind of think the mlmis might like i 5r i l,"-t0 Ier ncr cw lint," a thin little man paused a moment he side the bnskct, which was being rapidly becoming depleted. He held n full bunch up toward the sky line. "M-m-m-m," nnd he delved deeply into an Inside coat pocket; "she always did. leek geed In red." "Christmas flowers; come buy veur Christmas flowers'" bounded the weary voice of the vender, nnd nnethcr man approached te buy n bunch te decorate his baby 8 coach WALES WINS RACES Prince Galna Much Faver With Na tives at Lucknow Lucknow, India, Dec. i2. The Prince of Wales left last night for Allnhnbad. Ills stay here has proved delightful te both hlnnclf' nnd the pee ple. The Prince rode In four events in the Lucknow rncci Saturday. lie von two first nnd two seconds, tlm nminit gaining for hlm tnucV favor with the natives who gave hlm an ovation en his return from the course. Se great has been, his popularity here that a definitely organized railway strike was postponed by th6 workers until after his departure. Ills visit has been characterized by the snmc splendid fetes as in the ether cities of India. YAP CABLE NEVER OPENED 8ealed 8lnce U. 8. Entered War, Says State Department Washington, Dec. 12. (Uy A. P.) State Department officials declared themselves mystified today nt the state ment Bsucd lant night by the Postal Telegraph and Cnble Company through Its San Francisce office that the Guam Yap cable had been sealed within the last three days by some person un known te the company. Officials said the cable In question, which was seized and scaled seen nftcr the United States entered ' the World War, never had been unsealed, se far as they had been advised, nnd title te it still remained with the allied and associated Powers, ns prescribed In the Treaty of Versailles. WINTER RAINS .'. a 7! a Will Find That Leak in Your Reef Patch here, patch there, still another leak appears. Once you start, seems you can't step. Let us replace your worn tin or slag reef with a 5-year guaranteed reef at less than cost of repeated repairs. Just Phene Tiega 8700 Mr. McKinney J9m&ucim Roberts Ave. and Stokley St. I PIIHIHIIH I V k ift l iB Qcarseeinsr TRUCK-FLEET OWNERS ATLANTIC 44 GASOLINE by the 99 year Moter trucks have become se indispensable a factor in today's business and industrial routine that it is new the general practice among large fleet operators te contract in -i advance for their future supplies of gasoline. The big majority of such concerns in and about this city public utility corporations, wholesale distributors, coal re- tailers, department stores, etc. arrange with The Atlantic Refining Company for deliveries throughout the year. Their choice is Atlantic because Atlantic means de pendabilityin quality and uniformity of product, and in SERVICE. They take into account the Atlantic resources and production facilities. They appreciate the advantage of a delivery service from a large, modern refinery located "right en the ground" the chances for delays which it eliminates and the constant supply which it assures. The Atlantic distributing system is one of the most highly developed of its kind in the world. Its service te large consumers is nowhere excelled for efficiency, promptness and careful consideration of each customer's individual needs and operating conditions. This is the month when concerns operating trucks and commercial cars in numbers should be discussing with this Company their 1922 gasoline requirements. ATL ANTI C GASOLINE Economy Basement Specials for Tuesday $1 $4.00 & $6.00 Silk Petticoats & Pantalettes Charming New Stulcs and Celers for Gift-Giving al $2.95 te $3.95 bilk jersey nnd combina tions of jersey and mcssaline. Petticoats show plaited flounces in plain shades or c e n t r asting colors. Panta lettes have ruffled flounces and double row of shirring. $2.50 Cotten Taffeta Petti coats, Special at. . .. Nice quality cotton taf feta in all shades. Seme flew- cred and figured effects. Have tailored, plaited and fancy flounces. - $1.00 te $2.50 Petticoats and Pantalettes at 69c (0 $1.95 , Geed quality sateen in all the wanted Bnndes. Pantalettes with double rows of shirring and plaited ruffles at ankles. Seme extra sizes in let. bNELLENBURCS Economy Basement Pre-Holiday Sale of Brassieres & Bandeaux Provides Economical Gift Cheesing A large special purchase, in cluding &uch famous trade-mark brands as: H. & W. & Other Makes All fresh, clean stocks, made of pretty figured materials and satin. Plain and fancy models. Wonderful values! 50c Brassieres at 39c 75c Brassieres at 59c $2.00 Brassieres at 98c $2.50 Brassieres at $1.59 $5.00 Brassieres at $2.59 SNELLENBURCS 'Economy Basement A Pretty, Practical, Serviceable Gift! $1.49 Embroidered & Scalloped Pillow Cases Pair in Holiday Bex at 98c Nicely made of s t a pi c - rnrlf mus lin, with dainty embroidery and neat bcalleped edge. Regulation ,16x36-inch size. Mail and Phene Orders Filled SnCLLENBUROS Economy Basement Every Girl Likes Pretty Clethes Why Net Something in Wearing Apparel for Christmas? Girls' $7.50 Geed-Looking Winter Coats With Seft, Warm Fur or Self-Material Cellar at $5.00 Warmly made of vcleur, heather mixtures and fancy chev chev eots. Smart, becoming models with pockets nnd button trim ming. Sizes G te 14 years. Misses' and Girls' $2.50 te $10 Raincapcs and Raincoats STORE OPENS D at $1.65 t0 $7.50 In tan, red and navy tweed, with plaid heeds. Extra geed quality. Sizes 6 te 14 years,. Most ecry girl wants one for Christmas. Girls' Lincnc Dresses at $2.00 and $2.95 Frebh, crisp linenes and bright checked ginghams. Latest models with belts, pockets and braid trimmings. Sizes G te 14 years. Girls' $7.50 Pretty Serge Dresses at $3.50 Wonderful selection of charm ing dresses, with long and short sleeves, rich embroidery and rib bon sashes. Sizes 8 te 14 years. Misses' and Girls' $4 & $5 Middy Skirts al $2 t0 $2.95 Pretty plaids and plain colors. Bex-plnited effects and some plain. With or without body. SNELLENfJUJlGb economy uMneat A. M CLOSES 6 P. M. S MONDAY, DKCKMnnit 12, 1021 NELLENBURGN ENTIRE BLOCK- MARKET 1112 STREETS 3 Again Geed Fortune Smiles en Yeu! Women's and Misses' $10, $15 and $20 Stylish New Dresses Marvelous Values at $5.00-Each Canten crepe, brocaded satin, veleur, crepe de chinu, satin and tricetine fashioned into the me6t charming models, among them the popular straight line and leng-waistcd effects. All the newest and choicest shades are included. Attractively trimmed with braid, ribbon, buttons and contrasting color. Women's & Misses' Fur Children's Eur Sets at j $1.95 te $9.25 Natural, kit, brown, tiger and red ceney. Children's Separate Muffs at $2.35 t0 $7.25 AH the wanted furs. Women's and Misses' Tuck-in Blouses at C"J Dimity, plnin a n d P JL striped voiles, with Peter Pan or V-cellar effects. Many lace trimmed. Coats at $34.75 t0 $49.75 Flare or belted models, with deep cuffs. Brown and kit ceney. Women's and Misses' $4 Blouses and Overbleuses at Georgette, bead ed, braided and embroidered in self and contrasting colors. Women's Fur Scarfs at $4.75 t0 $9.75 Brown and black Manchurian wolf. Kichly lined. bNELLENBURTiS Economy Basement $2.45 Cheese His Gift Frent These Beys' Clethes Of (Quality and Style at Rock-Bottem Prices t$s5'75.N.0rf0'k$4-25 Fancy mixed cheviets. Beys' $7.75 Suits With Extra Pair of gg Qg Pants at Fancy mixed cheviets. Full lined knickers. Beys' $12.00 Blue Jg gQ Serge Suits at. . . u"-',"w All-wool blue serge with full-' lined knickers. Sizes 6 te 18 years. Beys' $6.75 Mack- QiA QK u jk.msx quality blanket $5.95 $1.49 $12 460 PAIRS OF .50 Weel Blankets Drastically Lowered in Price te m $4.95 Pair " Soiled wool blankets in white, with pink and blue borders. All large size. v $15 California Lamb's-Weel Blankets 50 Less at 7 44 Pair Seft, warm blankets, in white "with pink P and blue borders. Seme are soiled. Full double-bed size. SNELLEN BURGS Economy Basement Sale! Heavy Seamless Velvet Rugs Sizes 9 x 12 Ft. and 8.3 x 10.6 Ft. Hgir at $20 each "jj One big group 150 rugs for tomorrow's sale only. Limit of 2 rugs te a customer. Ne mail or phone orders. Extra Linoleum Special 44c sq. yd. Twe Yards Wide Werth Up te $2 JO Sq. Yd. Genuine Inlaid Linoleum in Mill Ends $20.00 Weel-Face Tapestry Brussels Jf - QQ 9xl2-f t. Rugs. (One-Piece Seamless) P i- X Oi7 Pretty Oriental and allover designs. Seconds. We reserve the right te limit the quantity sold te any customer. bNELLENBURGS Economy Basement 10,000 Yards of All-Linen Toweling Sharply Reduced te Sell at 15c yard Heavy, absorbent and lintless. Natural color, with red or blue borders. 17 inches wide. An excellent opportunity te lay in a geed supply and te SAVE. SnelTeNBURCS Economy Basement Twe Remarkable Values in Women's $7.00 Worsted Tuxedo Sweaters $3.50 A very smart garment in link and link stitch. Pretty weaves plain and fancy effects. $9 Value at $4.95 Well - fitting garments with brushed wool and Slynx de Laync cellars. Link and link stitch. All geed colors and sizec. SHETLIEHBUROS Cconemy Basement Buy Christmas Candies Early! And Cheese Frem Full Assortments. Prices Arc Extremely Lew! We carry only the purest, finest candies qualities that can be absolutely depended upon. Candy is the sweetest of all Christmas greetings! 1 lb. Clear Candy Toys, 2ec lb. 1 lb. Hard & Filled Candy. 25c lb. 2-lb. box Chocolates and Ben Dens, 69c. 2-lb. box All Asserted Chocolates, 59c. 5-lb. box All Chocolates or Choco lates and lien Dens mixed, $1.49. 3-lb. jar "Happy Family" Hard and Filled Mixtures at $1.59. 5-lb. box High-grade Chocolate and lien lien Mixtures at $2.10. 5-lb. box Super Chocolates and Den liens at $2.69. 5-lb. Flat Helly Dex High-grade Hand-dipped Chocolates, $2,95. With Pineapple Slices and Cherries. SNELLEN BURflS Ecenmy Basement inaw Coats Extra geed cloth. Beys' $8.50 Mack inaw Coats .... Warm fancy plaid blanket cloth, with shawl or convertible cellar. Beys' Junier Overcoats at $4.95, $5.95, $7.50 te $9.95 Belted styles that button te neck. Beys' $2.25 Knickers. Fancy mixed cheviets and cor duroys. Sizes 7 te 1G years. Beys' $1.39 Knickers. -QK Fancy mixed cheviets. ''' Sizes 6 te 16 years. SNELLEN BURGS Economy Basement Levely Gift Suggestions in Silk Undergarments All Economically Tagged Women's Satin QQ Camisoles, Boxed 7-l, Women's Pretty Silk Chemise, (j1 QQ Boxed PJ-.0 Women's Beautiful Crepe de Chine gO QQ Gowns, Boxed &0 SNELLENBURCS Economy Basement Three Werthy Flannel Offerings! 18c Striped Outing Flannel 12&C yard Fleecy quality in pretty stripes. 20c White Demet Flannel at - A . yard 14c yard Geed heavy weight. 59c Weel JP Flannel bOC Cream white. Fine quality. SNELLENBURCS Economy Basement Remnant Sale of 18c te 49c Scrim, Voile & Marquisette Remnants at 10c Yd. Alse dark warp scrim, with fancy border which can be used for window draperies. Wonderful assortment of these pretty fabrics in desirable lengths. Marvelous offerings the sav ings are tremendous! SNELLENBURGS Economy Basement Gift Furniture Specially Arranged and Priced for Your Convenient Selection $18 Imperial Edge Cotten flJQ JC Mattresses P O 55 pounds. All new cotton, rnvemd in n geed grade of art ticking, with a heavy 1 stitched edge, making a 7-inch border. Nene Sent C O. D. Nene Sold te Dealers. $20.00 Cretonne-Covered Da-Beds at $11.95 Attractively covered In brlRU!. cheery cretonnes and finished with deep ruffles hWS&Si s $35 Library Tables at $19.75 $6.00 Brass for $3.95 2 - inch pest dull e r bright flntah. A $10 Smoking Table at $4.95 Ml rl 13. Inch tee with separate nlcUel aah receiver and pipe raclc. Lewer Bhelf for boxes. Th. number of these Js quit limited. $60.00 3-Piece Genuine Upholstered Reed Suits, $34.75 Tills bet ceiiBista of a large recltcr, a straight nrmchalr and a divan. It's un unprecedented low pr,co for reed furniture of this quality covered with such hanilbemii cretonne. Hither natural or brown finish, t'hnlr and llecltrr Held separately, IU.73 each. $25 Wardrobe at $14.95 2-in. Continu ous Pest Iren Bed with Ten Fillers, $9.75 As SNELLENBiiRr..Koenomy BasemMt DuteJfatnm.YeMijr ...r -. .,- .,-. 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