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tt .-Wi "TVS " W. V. 'iV A" y- EVENING PUBMO' LEDGEKr-PHtEADELPHIA:,' PEIDAY, DEOEMBER 10, 1921 8 . m V I hii MOTHER LOSES 4 CHILDREN lcliitchlnRatlierlierttlmttherameUil- And se she sits today Mone In tl.eldencd by childish hands, new perhaps the cheery red ,$"l"itM! ' lusts would nwnlt her ngnlti. Hut there , silent little house, from whoEe deer the" forever still. In Iho nenrby houses I l0 ,no wer1"' Jiirry I. nriNiman. uns n retime In licr xurtcrlnes. ler sue nunrnniine mbii nns ucen eui iipwij TTH 7 4 f W A 7 K d M I W A V M W .1 V rJI T .... A1.l il.ni l.kt .. UIaah n mt t Aniuwl Mn I Hff Aiw llm i nril iiV it Ui I O; S lyjOil. UlltA. 1 tl , little Curl, fUe, her jeungest and her' which will mean renewed hope or nboe- eusly te her her neighbors, who have come jjener- J " nld with supplies nnd eldest, were holding their own in the batt'c for life, nnd that hope might be Saddest Christmas" in Prospect for Plucky Widow Who Has entertained for their recovers. . Felt Full U eight of Misfortune's Peicer lute depalr. abundant sympathy, (alk of the (.ail In the small bnck yard stands a toy case with, hushed voices; nnd An the express wagon, just ns It was nbnn- window of the shop across the street c In the small atrttienerv Mern en the AAfnt t taAn ttl llnilfil'lil fctreM , ..fc vk i-miiu cum ...... - . if (here arc bec("i of bright te and hell I and n colorful little sign bidding one and nil be of geed checi in the Christ mas sea.'en: en the -llett heue at Ifine Itedficld street. nrrei the wnj, lies' the shadow of the ewift death that ha claimed four of the pen children of Mrs. Marie l'iepcr within the lnt ten days. Her youngest and her eldest lle hov ering between life and death fnun diphtheria In the l'hiladclphln Ilepltal for Contagious IHeaes, her fifteen-year-old nn. Geerge, is mining, sup posedly lulling wandered te the l'nr West, and she sit alone with her grief today In the darkened henc which "-he has mnjnfaini'd b her own efTnrts inee the death of her husband four jeurs age. The suiiden trnsedy which lias broken i the 'ifi' of tiiit Miifertunntp mother has revealed the stnr of her Ions struggle Agalnt cm unwniK'c. In which hf has never faltered or fought aid before. Left Widow Pour Years co "When her lmhni '"" I in 111" Mrs Plcper was rniifiented wit'i the neeps. ulty of preiiing for lur imi -mall children Six btninM n inch' wi wi tlen In n diwnewn lf-ta'ir mt t.. Which she W'l' iul tMIlili !(! caring j lipt 'i" inialit mi ' n of the children Iter iiuntinn un hn d in tl mem'', but in did five any intimation te lin- n-Ul li r- . t the rritiial nglit in wbi'li ler I iMidy steed. She tmin i;"i e keep h r M; ins niu clothed and i en hi r in icrr irn .:. and the nil p" uitli r'le etl.r iil dren te th Ilnnn Si hed. lif t - sh'li and Meli i -tr. Ms Itut br enni fnnds mi if ni'iitlli i"iit te re' i I the prnr neirilniipnt whiih l'i ir jrew s bodies ilernanded. and t hi ts bclievpil h pli c lans te hap bwn ei.e of the iiiut i.iuMs of th ilreiidful tell Which we- e irtrd b the dli ae wliteb no recenr' instened upon her liemp A we-k age . noticed that tlip fuees of several of the ihildren were mxoIIeti She be!iem that w- hid rminips, hut being unable te a'tnd te th m prop erly, ph akeri ad m of ir mpleMT Th lertr -"t t p'i n tin 1 1 t'n- ' ni and h i ' di rr ii .ignii-ed nil- fi asdiphilei i n mi i i im1 "i: lie sent a1 i'tt ' i I- i t t Municipal Hospital and the house was1 quarantined Twe dnts Inter the anxious mother rece!ed word of the death of Kmnia, her fccend daughter Among tlie child ih effects wllitli lind been he -1 r dells, her trinkets and small treasures was hidden nwnj a rteeipt for ntiiet cents in a Christinas 'aUngs fund, with wbii h he Imil Intended te buy a present for her mother. Shortly afttr Agnes, her seven-year-old daughter, succumbed, and before the distracted iimllnr luiiul ntrauge for tin funeral she was informed thnt Aunt, nine jenrn old, nle had died. The children were buried together Menda in Arlington Cemetery beside thir father's gne Yesterdaj morning Klinbetii, agi eleven, was laid awny by her tliree sif ter". IcaUng her niether prostrated with grief. The news of the leS of lei fourth child wns tee much for the dis tracted woman. She collapsed, and In , nicking Milis were heard b her vin pnthetii' in Ighlmrs all tlireugh the night Straight from the grave side she went te the hospital, with the dieadful ffifflmiCnlM Made by muster bakers Victer reaa Sold only in Asce Stores uni. iiii mi 'iv F'Men'sSelid Leather Belts 1 fjp-S Vifflilirr i AN UNUSUAL GIFT TllC-l- e-r Tan Alie Uade 11 "i 5ap t )' 1 t l'r i- ft i)ii v U u ! U An imported bH a Idler nu 1p of tlie t i pt nu.ill' ei p e p e I bridle leather Mad" 1 tl . 1'biat- I ',riiier MARTIN & MARTIN, Inc. v I7i;i I'hestnut St. 2S Seuth leth St. A I Branches, Londen , Hew Yerk GIVE THEM COAL ten or halt-ten sent te a needy family will s?ive warmth nnd cheer as nothing else can de. Arrange for it with our Ceal Department and wc will give the most careful and consid erate attention te your wishes. Ice & Ceal ICE CO. Main OfJiec, 600 Arch Street 'jeKSkSEe T T can ou ctter express mM eWSBBm li Yulctide glee than witli H " 'LdBisS tong and y11"- Select OKeh H v flKc Pecerds for your Christmas gift3. M Lbww-'" a Ask your dealer for the H Mpf jBvfcfctT JiiS. holiday list just out. B WWfc ... fffj4 H ViBfS'fe 'i' $w&,frteXf Gran Ph riyrepli Corporation IH 3 fe-ve'-) n&Mi n'w Yri OKJL 77oecorc of Quality Give the Housewife Something the Whole Family Will Enjoy Such as A White Enamel Cabinet Gas Range An Automatic Gas Water Heater A Gas Reading Lamp A Gas Fleer Standard A Fancy Ceiling Fixture A Gas-Heated Iren Yeu will find plenty of practical suggestions en our sales-floors nnd our sales-people will be glad te aid you in making your selection. Bread and Arch and District Offices THE UNITED GAS IMPROVEMENT CO. A, ', r Shoes guarantee fefpT'S i Mill i tl) I Take Advantage QXcS I SJ1" M Ul JL MO I IllSen " J IIIM SsS k0' 9 Shoes for Men, 1 t VTf vJii yBT" Women & Children" I I ?';TeTheTaslC' 1 III I II LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF CHRISTMAS CARDS AND WRITING PAPER IN FANCY BOXES IN PHILADELPHIA AT 004-906 Chestnut Street En?e) tejSfMMm iWRnwBJfryrA iv. . Or LAMP FACTORY 331 Market St. Open Evenings Until B o'clock Xmas Gifts of Beautiful Lamps Fitted for Gas or Electricity r J.nmps s en"c com- ll'i Ct S30.00, at .ww Mnheitany Urldtf or Itfe.l- fl- J rjrv Inr Lnmp. Complete with DlO.Jll Ilk lind8 .'.... vv lloadelr I-anipi, complete flJO nf nlth stlk clinde W&mCiO Fleer limp shown In plrtnre at rlthl cennl.tit of luuidtome niAlioceay flnlahed Htnnil fitted nlth double locket and bean tlful ellk uliade nlth 8- in. frlnne and S tantelt. d O r f All allk lined. Anr 0'-3)03eOU or. Valne f iS.00. II I 1 III! I I I If rush. m ii r ou w Ml idvantat hi vcnience. HCC And Have Determined te Make Nineteen (1922) Twenty-two A Banner Year! Te enable ius te make room that wc mav p orders at once for 1922 prospects Wc Arc Neiv Presenting A Great Sale Dalsimer Standard Shoes Ai Remarkable Price Reductions u' S3.00. $4.00 and $5.00 a pair priced within the reach of all. A sale representing enlv the lighest grades of footwear of the well-known Dalsimer Standard workmanship and quality' The styles arc typical of Dalsimcr's many of i hem being a season ahead. ic assortments are the bet cer shown at -aie time. Women's Shoes -a low us 5.00 Beys' Shoes a low as $5,00 Bey's Shoes as low as .... . $3,50 Children's Shoes as low as' $2.90 r'WiifliSBSsWri I LJL amemmk ' Sterling Silver Toilet Sets for Christmas Wc luvc many attractive patterns, all of which art illustrated in our new catalog. If you have net already received a copy, call or write for one. The "DeVset." our newest sterling silver pattern, is greatly admired. Mirror $33.00 1 tair brush 22.00 Comb, lady's or gentleman's 6.50 Cleth brush 20.00 Velvet brush 14.00 Military brushes, per pair 32.00 Nail file 6.00 Shee hook 6.00 bhee horn 6.00 Cuticle knife $6.00 Manicure scissors 6.00 Xail polisher 10.50 Nail polisher tray 22.00 Pin tray . . . 18.00 Puff jar 17.00 Hair receiver 17.00 Salve jar 6.00 Cologne bottle 15.50 Wc show fifteen patterns of sterling silver toilet sets, all of which arc illustrated in our new catalog. S. Kind & Sens, IHO Chestnut Street dI mend merchants jlwelers silversmiths It requires time te fit shoes properly come in the morn ing and avoid the afternoon ill find this te your ;c, comfort and con. mm THE BIG SHOE STORE rettr Floers With Seating Capacity for 600 1m. lt'emr. .i,W..,, HeUh and Children 1204-06-08 Market Street " Car-lead Sale Columbia Grafbnelas Consigned te J Market St. ? w ftctu m. iu ii mm u ,MMMmiJLP bh Ih a M V m Hi 3K'&v'',ffvBiinHItj9l9f mvla Bft Itj""mTHt aTff -IL -v m j m j m a luw-arw m rzs&rm m. . w mm r s N.E. CORNER. CHESTNUT AT Mb ST. J ZONNENIENJ ONEIDENUAl Mmiv 9. . ! .' il ' ', 'BfcLjmmmmmmmmmmWLmmW kMUMWBmmUWMlnHMWmMnwuWr m&$z?&mf kI&SlIl H jr Ws. &? 0-Vtflk. V l.'lAff.'l ! ia-- 14 feS C . 'fiHBfc MB .Br.WWBT.D.n.U jyi NOW- f JL wESr PAY ,,1 "' 'AV Biggest Purchase in Our History tffrlf)fifi Of the Weil-Known "COLUMBIA" At Savings That Command Immediate Attention vWWlll'l . AFTER CHRISTMA mmli I -elid 14-M. I I Milte (mill i At the$ Rate of or Se a Week Eum though you have no charge account elsewhere you are entitled te credit here. It is a fact that our service is different, bigger and broader in its liberality. A really Confidential, Convenient Credit Diamond Scarf Pin wk. Lam i3 ..-i-.'.-yF.. .;' '"'V Solitaire Diamond Itlnic. !' up. I llllr I Inirr llliinieiid Itlnt". S3 up, Iilaniund Dinner KIiijch, f75 up. lllaik Omt Itlnx". K up. r.mry Solid (mid ltfnK, 7.50 te MI0. Mhi'h Dlumend ItlnicH. 5 te WBO. I.tnlilcm Klnk'K. rtelid (mid, 810 le lununrse HlRnrt lllnc. Sill te (SO. liiitlmim lliduieihl hrt Hnr I'lix, fHU up. Open Etery Evening . helld (ibid llnr I'Iiin. Dlnmends mid HPml-nrrrleiit Mlene hclllliKN. SIU In 8135. I.n allrrr, Dlnuiend Hrt, iX 50. HrnrrlrlH. Helld held 1 2.51) te SI, Ml, llrurrlrtH. Dluinenil hft. ?1I), Ilroerlim, Solid (.old. 83 te Sin, Hrnrf Tint, helld (mid. Diamond firt, Slu te SI5D, Wutili llr.nelrlH. (mid I llled und helld Held, CIS te $T,i. Mulrli llrurrlrta. III imeiid und I'liillnura., fiOO te tWO. Alfn'K WatclifN. Oelil lllled nnd -ulld (ieIiI. Giiurnnlrrd Meic input, 810 up. IVurl Nffklntcii. rinln Solid (mid and Dlumend CliiHim, SO te (70. JIpkIi IIuzii, Hlrrllinr Mlhtr und 1R Kt. (mid 1'iiIhIi, 81.1 up Mfh lliiRH. I'lntrd Hhfr. kl.HO lib VHU ('I4IUVIIU(7 imr Mi. Snd for our Free Beoh of Cem$ Stere Open Until 9 P. M ! IIH CO Type E-2 Hl 10 .Selections. New $88.73 VVaj $129.25. Yeu Save $40.52 G-2 live With 10 Selections. New $128.73 Was $154.25. Yeu Save $25.52 ' iplfi . Type K-2 With 10 Selections New $153.73 Watr$229.25. Yeu Save $75.62 iSg5Myp 5S "mivR Type C-2 S ith 10 Selection-. New $48.73 Wat $54.24. Yeu Save $5.51 Type 11-2 Has patented record ejector. With 10 Selections. New $143.73 Wai $169.25 Yeu Save S25.52 fei4yfvhJ TERN & CO Play as Yeu Pay 71244 Market Street Largest Heme Furnishing Stere In America if ll til vs t f M v Vv., k"fcJ .1 ..,.!