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;'juLan aa a aaaaaaiaa. . , " . i . . I P FIRE PLANNED ;t &r ift . ' lOr Ulunie w wits. iv! ietedte Church Destroyed W i2j. tr:.. uj me A. "camp firc";wlll be lilitcrl by the i' . m K-- tt... r. cl.l.,. n..i .;189, at the Cumberland Methodist BY LEGION POS iti't? .aataaaa. 2.'i,,DYuI"". wiuiuu, Ceral and Cum berland streets, en February 24. camp tire," in a manner of sncnlr- i tn(f. Is "entertain ment" or "rcceri. tlen." The affair ! f5r the benefit of the Nerrls V J... r,.l Vir flr. ItMt was uw.."- CftoiMjrft&SharmtinOurWeBderful ratSliTaTT?TStVsilH New Arrivals and ' Further Reductions en Our Own Stocks Makes This the Leading Value-Giving' Event! Net even if we printed a full page of pictures and items could we begin telling you about all the values all the unusual savings. The entire 8 story building i3 just jammed full of bargains! In all fairness te yourself in a full sense of economy we urge you te make comparison. YOU BE THE JUDGE that STERN & CO. lead in value-giving. A Small Payment f IJ k ' ai-iA'aai! 'C.' ' ' - LiitiLE !iii!LLri li ! m-aTi-LI' -.,( TiD iilL1!1 imi MWSBWLWA Upholstered Wicker Brown or. Ivery Shellac Finishes 72-Inch Settee A genuine reed suite of unusual largeness the settee alone is 72 inches long:, and fully worth the price we' ask for the entire suite. Very strongly constructed and built te last a lifetime. Backs of pieces and seats upholstered in finest selected cretonnes. Table te Match $9.75 10-Pc. "Queen Anne" Dining Roem Suite A suite of unusual magnificence in its RICH AMERICAN WALNUT construction. l.a:ge oblong extension table, enclosed server, 60-inch buffet and china closet and 5 side chairs and one ami chair the entire 10 pieces at this remarkably low price. P"" "" fc'lillli H,H l '"'11 " ' """ I 4-Pc. "Queen Anne" Bed Roem Suite, at n,tii i 'sx.a nrarrrl,;0Ajhnt Wl11 cnuse a sensation! Finished in American walnut and note S ill Ty Kthe.,f iK4X DRESSER. It is values like this that has enabled STERN & CO. te grew te be "AMERICA'S LARGEST HOME OF FURNITURE." RUGS V tickets may be had at the headquar ters of the. pet, 825 West Susquehanna avenue, ' , On 'Monday the pest completed the purchase of Us .present home and also bought a moving-picture machine for the entertainment of it members, ' Frankfort pest, 'Ne, SHl.-'held one of its widely popular muelcales Tuesday night In the Prank-ford Library audi terlum. The Criterion Male Quartet, composed of Royal JP..McLellan, Bey Shuts, Geerge, Eames and 'Frank M. Conly, was, of course, one of the at tractions. There were also i numbers by Mrs. Leila Conly, a. contralto. Mrs. Blanch gave the ''Italian Street Seng" from Victer Herbert's "Naughty Mari etta." ' - Comrades, the official era-an of the Len Frankford Pest, reports In its' present issue a nutneer or interesting .items. One of them is that the average of members te be found in the pest bead quarters at night has increased from five or six te mere than thirty. Anether Is that, thanks .te Frank Knox, the pout library new beasts the complete works of Alexandre Dumas, pere. Down Plenty of Time - ! 9x12 Extra Heavy Axminstcr Rugs $29.65 aiaJ JfcJ NCQ nramTT r-7v "-(V & .IWfcM.V; SWVWMi W-X ROBS CAMDEN CONDUCTOR andlt Holds Him' Up 'and Suspect la Quickly Arrested As he vas turning the pole of a Cam den one-man trolley car of which he was the 'operator, Harry Wiley was held up At the point of a revolver 'by a solitary bandit and robbed of 97 shortly after 12 o'clock this morning. The held-up occurred at a lonely spot near the State street bridge, which is one of the terminals of the Fifth street Broadway line. Wllev offered no onnesltlon te the highwayman, but as seen as the latter disappeared sought a telephone 'and communicated with the police. . Within half an hour District Detectives Smith and Kates arrested a man v-he said he was Wesley Oaylerd, Yerk street, Camden, at Fifth and Federal streets. The prisoner was identified by Wiley as the bandit. Oaylerd, who Is twenty years old, but has been arrested ten times, was held without ball by Recorder Stackhouse. Dr. Welle te Be Quest of Hener A reception te Dr. .T. Fred Welle, conductor of the Bach festivals, will be held tonight by the Penn Club In Its clubhouse at 720 Locust street. te Pay Balance Suite m $195 $149.75 9x12 Royal Wilten Rugs $79.50 ncvnHH iVfwwawBPwm Wf?"yA1V .j U 'iDBDUEK BUSINESS ' HOURS 9 te C:30 ' Four Remarkable Creups of Beys' Clothing all Reduced te 1 i y great group and marked at this extraordinarily low price as to-mer- iew's feature of the Clearance Sale. ifa-y Strawbriae Clothier Second Doer. Flltwrt Street, Kat Philippine Lingerie $2.25, $2.50, $2.85 A new shipment of quite the prettiest Envelope Chemises and Night Gowns we think you will find at these prices. Hand, made and hand-embroidered in these designs of rare delicacy for which Philippine work is famous. There;; is a wide variety of 'designs for Satur day shoppers. (' French .Salen, Third Fleer. Weat Cotten 5BIeuses at Lew Prices Plain White Voiles, $1.65 With rows of drawn-work and wide filet lace, some with embroidered cellar edged with filet. White Plaid Voiles, $1.50 Vest effects with lace edged roll cellars, and Peter Pans with plaitings; also plain white voiles with gingham Peter-Pan cellar and quff s. White Dimity, $2 & $2.25 Tailored models with roll or Peter-Pan cellars, several trimmed with plaitings. Perte-Rican Hand-made Batiste Blouses Special Values at $2.00 and $2.85 Including the loveliest vest effects. These at $2.85 arc trimmed with filet edging in addition te their fine hand work. SLrnwbrldce t Clothier Second Fleer, Centra 12 Hair Nets for 50c Real hair in the best shades and in cap and fringe styles, special at 50c a dozen. Deublc-mcsh Cap or Frinre Hair Nets, geed shades, special at 85c. Alse a fine let of Cap Hair Nets, one-third under price at $1.00 a dozen. Live-wire Curlers 10c a pkg. Barrettcs 25c each .Male O, Centra This U a graceful mahog any - fin 1 s h Windser Chair Thcre are half a desen e t li e i Windser Chalta from which te cheese nt elhei price I'phe Istered la plain denim se that It can be ceered with any inateilitl veu wish. Ma hogany nnlah. llecker te match nt the tame pi Ice. $2Q.oe $29 -s $20-2S 42M ,s5S-"' S35M Mere Than 1000 Chairs 10 te 33 per Cent. Under Price In the Great Semi-Annual (February) Sale of Furniture Once upon a time only the nobles of the land could sit in a chair all ethers sat en the fleer or upon benches. Te-day hew different! Chairs are es sential te the comfort of our daily lives. Here in this great Sale are gathered to gether ever a thousand Chairs for every room and purpose, from a sturdy little high Dining-Roem WILLIAM AND MARY Suit of brown oak with mlrr,er-back sideboard, enclosed server, large china closet, M-inch extension table and six saddle $1 75a00 seat chairs QUEEN ANNE Suit of walnut with large sideboard, extension table, enclosed server, china closet, 5 side chairs and an arm chair with blue $265.00 leather scats ---wawr mmmmsmFsmmmmmwMwm ?tiAxmmy ri;r; ' ' m-Fw m-im-imm - ' 'a '. aaaaaaaaar- aaim-aa aa aa , aa r i. mm m . aa" TVUI - aajrar T fa iiiiii mtT mW m a m aLaT" ay 1 BB 1 - aaaaj y. mA CV d LTI f if .-a- r-r- : : ' "" ...... gill " m - - ' "1 ' I . . . I ' ; - - - - - ....--.. , . . STRAWBRIDGE & CLOTHIER $8.75 200 Handsome Winter Suits Sizes 7 te 17 years. 100 Suits With Extra Trousers Sizes 7 te 17 years. 100 Comfortable i Mdkine Coats Sizes 0 te 17 years. 100 Handsome Winter Overcoats Sizes 0 te 15 years. All formerly marked at much higher prices new assembled in a single Peter-Pan Sets of Cellar-and-Cuffs, 50c Linen trimmed with imita tion filet lace, Venise lace or plaited box edging 50c. Celer-touched Peter-Pan CelIar-and-CulT Sets $1 White linen, gaily trimmed in rose, Copenhagen blue or tan. Embroidered Peter-Pan CelIar-and-CulT Sets 85c Imported Sets of eyelet em broidery and embroidered pique. Several different pat terns. Filet Lace Cellars, $1.25 Tuxedo shape, 17 te 27 inches long, made en net band. Various patterns. Straw bridge A Clelhlrr A!! 11, Cflnlre Men's Madras Shirts One-third UnderPriceat$l.G5 Fine, soft Madras Shirts with stripes woven all the way through the fabric. Plenty of patterns and all sizes, at $1.G5. Strawbrldgp A Clothier Kaft Stere. Ulzhth Ptrcet New Cedar Chests At New Lew Prices $12.50 te $65.00 Strongly made of Red Meuntuni Cedar, amply pio pie pio peitioned and fitted with loci., key and casteis. A wide choice of styles and sizes. Seme arc even in Peiied designs, with an eulev coveting of niahog niaheg ai.y or walnut te haimenize with any furnishing!,. H'rauhrtiTsv . I' ou r 'lliliU 1 loe Let tre Till maliop maliep nny AVItiR Cha'i has a cane bucU ami e.vtr.i e.vtr.i e.vtr.i roemy a n u heat. It 1b ilecu ilecu ratle and vet tnest comfori cemfori comferi ahle RefltOM at the a m e price te mutch 'I his over ever si iffed W I n tr 'hair with loef prlrlK cu"lilen Is u p h olstcreil In two -1 e n . comblnatlena of lour and tap tatr) Suits Much Belew Beautiful old maheeanv Suit in WILLIAM AND MARY design with 54-inch extension table, china closet, enclosed server, side- Deara. ana nve cnaivs and nn arm chair, with blue $275.00 leather seats QUEEN ANNE Period Suit of walnut, with sideboard, enclosed server, 48-inch extension table, china closet, and six chairs with brown leather $260.00 r-- Strwlrldga..A Clethl.r I'urnlturf. Third Moeri MetM Men's Suits with Extra ' Trousers in the Clearance $21, $26.50, $31 Among the outstanding features of this Clearance of Men's Clothing are these three groups of Suits, each with an extra pair of trousers. These, like all ether Clothing in this Clearance, are greatly reduced and are new marked at The Lewest Prices in Years These Suits are handsomely tailored of worsteds, cassimeres nnd silk mixtures. In a wealth of styles for men and young men. The reductions average mere than one-third at $21.00, $26.50 and $31.00. Suits and Overcoats $21.00 A price averaging les3 than wholesale cost for men's and young men's Ulsters, Ulstcrettes and Chesterfield Overcoats, and Suits of "Alce" and ether well-known makes. Suits and Overcoats $27.50 "Alce" nnd "Wickham" Suits in nil sizes and styles for men and young men. Other Attractions Overcoats $42.00 IIAIIT, SCHAFFNER & MARX, STEIN-BLOCH and ALCO Overcoats. English and American-Tailored Overcoats 1$47.uu Overcoats of Crombie and Worumbe Fabrics -$59.00 The Overcoats $12.50, $20.00, $27-50 Suits new $15.00, $20.00, $27.50 Silk Underwear NIGHT GOWNS of crepe de chine and washable satin ."53.93 te $25.00. ENVELOPE CHEMISES ciepe de chine, ladium and satin; flesh, white, orchid, orange and blue $1.93 te $7.50. Bleemers $2.95 te $5.00 Step-ins $2.95 te $3.95 Bodices $1.00 te $3i50 Petticoats. $3.95 te $10.00 A great variety of styles from the plain-tailored te the most clabeKite. Princess Slips and Bodices ' D(trfi Celers You'll need them under Spring's sheer f locks. Black, naw blue and brown. Slips $3.9'. te $7.50. Bodices $1.00 te $3 21. Tailored Silk Jersey Vests and Bleemers In flesh color. Vests $1.93 te $.3.9.-1. Bleemers $2.95 and 1.75. trawbiM ' tethlrr Tliirl Fleer. West 'i his large nnv . I'halr f jlr,i tnnheg finish v ith It Tlin Chippen dale P e r 1 a il 'hair has a tna tna tna Iioreiiv fiame, can a back nnd hprliiK cushion t-eut upholstereU in alieus tap tap 8trie and e lour (.me 'liack aril t,ipsti v - up -heUtcied uprliiK neat is in Wil liam nnd Mar; l'eilert design chair for baby te a comfortable, cozy over stuffed armchair for dad. Fer what room de you need another geed chair? They are all here Windser Chairs, pillow -arm Chairs, Cane Chairs, Period Chairs, Wicker Chairs, and Rockers of every description. All at savings of 10 te 33 per cent. Regular Prices HEPPLEWHITD Suit of old maheprany with larpe sideboard, 54-inch extension table, enclosed server, large china closet, nnd six chairs with CQQf flfk br" leather seats MfJJT.fM ITALIAN RENAISSANCE Pei ied Suit of walnut, large side board, 48xG0-inch extension table, enclosed server, china closet, arm and five side chairs with seats and KK5'1 $575.00 tied, and nede(tadi. Fourth Fleer, Kt and and of the Clearance Suits $44.00 I HART, SCHAFFNER MARX, STEIN-BLOCH ether dependable makes. and Follewing: Lets at Half Fur-lined Trousers Fer Your Valentine! Candies Pure Sugar Hard Candy, worth almost double 35c lb. Asserted Chocolates, and Bon bons, unexcelled in quality, at $1.00 a pound. Chocolate Hearts, Gc te 25c. Valentine Butter Creams and Candy Hearts, GOc a pound. Candy filled Valentines for the kid dies 20c te 75c. Candy Bexes Heart-shaped Bexes., of paper, silk or metal, half pound te two-pound size 25c te 85c, according te size and material. Decorated Round Metal Bexes, half-pound te Jive pound 10c te 65c. Favers Snapping Mottee, 50c and 75c a box. Jack Hemer Pics, $2.75 te .fG.50. SlrawbrMe. & Clothier Baenient Decorations, etc. Crepe Paper, 17c nnd 30c a piece; Red Festoons, 15c; Place Cards, 25c te 75c a dozen; Tally Cards, 35c te 05c a dozen; Dance Piegrams, 50c a dozen; Invitations, 40c te GOc a dozen. Luncheon Set, 8Cc; Nut Cups, GOc and 00c a dozen. Valentines A great variety of styles, as moderate or as elaborate as your heart may dictate. BlrawUrtdge i, Clothier filbert Strwt Cresa Ala!. New Nevels ! The long-awaited novel by Frances Hodgsen Burnett, en titled "The Head of the Heuse of Coombe," ready new $2.00. We are also taking erdcra for these Nevels te be pub lished during February and March The Rich Little Peer Bey, by Eleaner Gates, author of The Peer Little Rich Girl $2.00. Saint Teresa, by Henry Sydner Harrison, author of "Queed" $2.00. Strawbridia A Clethl.r Saoenfl Fleer. Mlbert Street. Weal Ulsters, Ulstcrettes Chesterfields of "Alce" ether well-known makes. Hand-Embroidered Linens Fine examples of the necdlc-cvaft of the Madeira IslnnderB. Bread Tray Doilies 50c Hand-embroidered and hand scalloped; sizes 6x12 inches. Luncheon Sets $6.75 Thirteen pieces, daintily hand-cmbreidcied and hand scalloped. aV - v'.ia k" A Mt'UUXAnavtf NF.WR FOR Vt' TO-MORROW. .. ,v Suits $37.00 Men's and young men's Salts of fine unfinished and smooth worsteds. All sizes. ' Price Overcoats SUO.00, $100.00 $2.25 and $5.00 Stranbrldge & Clothier Second Fleer, Eut Spring Fashions in Bleemer Dresses Fer 3- te 6-year Olds Will be the envy of their elder sisters. But these are exclusive models for little maids. All with separate bloomers. There .are bewitch in? Dresses of checked ging ham. Others, in quaint adapta tion of the peasant blouse, are fashioned with draw stringB at the neck. Some of gingham combined with plain chambray. Prices $2.95 te $1,123. Pongee Bleemer Dresses Special at $3.95 Anether shipment of these smart little Dresses that sold se quickly a few weeks age. Trimmed with hand-stitching in brown, green or red. Sizes 2 te 6 years. Stra.irtrld Clethtar Third Fleer, Waat Wall Paper in Bedroom Lets $2.50 te $6.00 Plenty of paper for an entire bedroem: 10 pieces of side-wall paper, G pieces of ceiling paper and 20 yards of border for $2.50 te $6.00. Many ether papers at about Half Price. strawfcrMg a ciethUr Third Fleer, Filbert Btraa TheNewSperts Silks are Ready And this year they are meat fantastically figured as well as striped and plaided. Some are studies in 6olf-tenea, ethers are contrasted. Alse beautiful new rose and blue shades and lemon yellows, with a silvery gleam te them, Prices, $2.05 te $0.00. Sports SatinSpecial at $2.65 a yard Just 2500 yards, in plain black and plain white, 40 inches wide exceptional at $2.65. Btrawtrld- & Clothier Al.l. 0. Centra Ranger Bicycles at New Lew Prices Pathfinder model new $38.50 and $45.00. Arch-Fiame model new $40.00. Superbe model new $48. Scout model reduced te $49. Moterbiko model new $55. These ate absolutely "fac tory te rider" prices and in clude a free premium set with each Mead Ranger Bicycle. Strawbrldge & Clothier fourth Fleer Luncheon Napkins $7.00 In 13-inch sizd, hand-embroidered nnd hand-scalloped. Hound Luncheon Cevers Hand-embroidered and hand hand calleped; .lU-lnch, $5.00; 45 inch, $8.50; 54-inch, 12.00. , Strawbrldce a Clothier Ala nf Centray .. -l-.lAllA m " H aaaaaaf I VBBBaaa BBaal mWml I mWW I WmmW I aaaaal 1 I ' I ' f 1 'tij ITS'. , iffl, ."!. .K3 tf m& a-V l'VJ ?rt- .WW I mm 1 .t1 j". m I t A H l 713-714 Mariat-Steset As. FS'M' ' 'MWMaMMiaa ?f4