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For making the various kinds of holi day gift things—sowing bags, pin cushions, coat hangers, etc. The most magnificent collection of holiday ribbons in many years. Prices: 19c, 25c, 29c, 39c, 49c to $1.49 yd. WRITING PAPER Qift Boxes There's no better paper than "Hurd's" —absolutely all linen. White, buff, blue, pink and ecru. Mokes a very appreci able gift—and costs so little. 89o to $3.98 a box Everybody's Gift Store: Big Stocks: Low Prices: Good Service. Holiday Neckwear 49c to $1.98 Prettier, daintier than any previ ous holiday showing. We have not concentrated our buying from one maker—at least a dozen makers have contributed to this big assemblage. Result is wider style assortment, among which are: Crepe de Chine Sailor Collars, Georgette Sailor Collars. Corduroy Collars, Coat styles, Embroidered Broadcloth Collar, Organdie and Lace Collars, Stock Jabots of Lace, Mannish Stocks. purs U"c went straight to manufacturers that make fashionable furs and sell at a close margin of profit, and wo correspondingly marked them on a very close basis—prices thai, are far below those of specialty shops or fur houses. Verify these statements—see them for yourself. MTFFS Wlilte Fox Muffs $1.08 Opossum Mil flfs $9.98 to $12.98 Nutria Muffs $8.98 to $15.98 Coney Muffs; Black, Brown, (irey $3.98 to $9.98 CAPE COLLARS AND STOLES lilack nnd Brown Coney $1.98 to $8.98 ι It lack Lynx Scarfs $(t.98 and $11.98 I Jap .Mink Scarfs $2.98 to $6.98 SETS Fox Sets $8.98 Grey Squirrel Sets $15.98 Ρ TOYS—That Will Bring Joy to Children Christmas Morning American toy makers have given us their best. There's a vast quantity of playthings on our second floor which are marked at exceptionally inducing prices. Every thing that the little folke have set their hearts upon. Five hundred square feet "chock full" of toys for early shoppers. —Dolls —Sleds —Wagons —llab y Carriages —Games —Dinner Dishes —Drums —Auto mobiles —Veloci pedes —Motor Boats —Moving Trains —Smiled Animals —Erector Toys And Many More AChristmas Sale of Women's pi and Misses' Suits - At Cost $10, $11.75, $13 75, $15.00, ©n\ $17.50 to $24.50 To keep the garment section poing at full speed during the holiday rush we purposely started this clearance of winter suits fully α month ahead of schedule. They are elegant, up-to-tlie-mlnute suits of wanted fabrics and colors. Mostly one of α kind suits that cannot possibly be duplicated for double their Bale price elsewhere. They are suits that are so far advanced that in ail probability will serve way into the spring of 1918. Bits of Holiday News $t From All Over ' the Store Gold plated picture frames in beautiful designs for one and two pictures, 49c to $1.98 Gold enameled mirrors; large selec tion of sizes, rang ing In price from $1.25 to $2.08 Desk Blotters. Λ good asset to every writing room. A very suitable gift for students. 98c to $1.49 Ink Stands. Odd and striking: ο t metal — brass, cop per, 98c to $3.49 HANDKERCHIEFS FOR MEN, WOME.V A.\D CHttDBEN You can select here from thousands. Plain white, embroidered cor i ncrs. lopf» rrlfros, colored embroidered, colored plaids, dainty crepe de chines in white and colors. There are extra r,ood unen handkerchiefs with hand em i broidered initials. • Fancy Boxed Handkerchiefs for Women 29c to 98c i Fancy Boxed Handkerchiefs for Chil dren 18c to 49c ! Fancy Boxed Handkerchiefs for Men 79c to $1.19 Six to a box. - 4^ DEPENDABLE GLOVE STOCKS Tho majority are "Meyer's Make." A few French makes that dared the "war zone" too. More gloves here than in any other three stores In the town. Variety counts with Xmas shoppers. Bo we'll get tho biggest portion of the glove business, and we are ready to serve everybody quickly. Women's - $1.19 to $2 98 Men's - $1.98 to $2.23 Children's - $1.2:5 (co $1.98 6r=§To^S~o « φ i" Ί' ·Ϊ»—4» 4* Ί' *l· »!«—4»—fr—4» τ New Jersey News in Tabloid Form . ❖ »-t—* ·:· ·»· ■!■ ❖ ·»·-* Sees Her Child Killed. Philadelphia, Dec. 7. — With his mother looking on from an upstairs window, three-yearo-ld Frank Dome ratslti of 119 Catharine street was run down and killed by a Catharine street car. Convict Magistrate of Extortion. May's Landing, Dec. 7.—Magistrate Wilbur Sheece and his two constables, Daniel Huff and Parry Burrls, of Egg Harbor Township, on trial here before Judge Shinn on the charge of conspir ing to extort money from autoiuobil· lets, were found guilty. Tug Fireman Missing. Grantwood, Dec. 7.—Henry Peters, thirty-five years old, of this town, a firemnn on board a New York Central tug, is missing. It Is believed he fell overboard. The harbor police were notified and began grappling for th« body. KEATING WINS A II M'Y RUN. Former Irish-American Distance Star Captures Cross Country. Camp Dix, Wriglitstown, Dec. 7.—In A field of 40 starters Phil Keating of Newark, the former Irish-American runner, won the Camp Dix cross coun try run. The Three Hundred and Ninth Field Artillery took the team prize with a total of 85 points. The Three Hundred and Seventh Field Ar tillery was second, with 106 points; the Three Hundred and Eighth Field Artillery third with 120 points, artd the Three Hundred and Third Engineers fourth, with 148 points. The race was run over a course about three miles in length, starting and finishing at division headquarters Although the going was very bad and the men had not practiced, good timr was made, the winner covering the distance In about 13 minutes. POSTEES UEGE COAL ECONOMY Otvirnment Furnishes Placarda Foi Γ ο Distribution Throughout State. Trenton, Dec. 7.—A poster campaigr ο encourage people to economize theii :oal supply will be started in this citj nd state this week by the state fuel administrator. Placards will be posted in promt iient places in the city, along countrj roads and in small towns throughout the state. The placards, which hare been print ^d in Washington, are said to be such as to produce the desired result. Arrangements have been made tr have inspectors of the Bureau o' Weights and Measures check the con ents and quality markings of all coa' ■lags and measures to ascertain wheth -ϊγ the prices charged conform witl •he new scale for the bucket trade eel j by the fuel committee. MYSTEKY AS TO ILL GIRL. She Blames Headache Powder—Sui Ο τ ^ 'φ- » cide Attempt, Say Police. Newark, Dec. 7.—The young woman who the police believe went to the iotel Robert Treat in Newark to com nit suicide and who gave her namt is Margaret Smith and her address as he home of Mrs. N. Denton Smith, 119 ^ast Seventy-second street, New Vork, Ss a former maid in that house hold. The girl was discovered in agony rom what she declared was an over lose of headnche powder. The nol'o^ however, declare they found in her purse a suicide note addressed to "Ralph," telling of her intention to end her life. The girl was taken to the Newaik City Hospital in a eerious con dition. Mrs. Smith said that the girl's fam ly lives at Ridgefield, Conn. The •oung woman had appeared morbid, Mrs. Smith added, and had suffered from headaches. JEWELER'S WEFE ENDS LIFE. Mrs. P. L. Munford Dead From Gas: Two- Children Unconscious. East Orange, Dec. 7.—Mrs. Perseus L. Munford, whose husband has a jeu elry store at 1 Maiden Lane, New | York, but who te said to have been I missing since Monday, killed hersei, j with gas In her home. Up to a month ago the family lived In a rather pretentious home at 148 North Twenty-flrst street, but business reverses are said to have caused them to vacate It and move to the apart ment. Henry Willenaheck and Samuel Money, wholesale Jewelers, of fifth avenue, Manhattan, came to thle city after a visit to the store and failure to find Munford. They say he owes them J600 on Jewelry obtained on credit. They smelled gas when they reached the door to the apartment and aroused the other tenants. Some of the Beauty Chorus with Jack Singer's Behman Show at the Majestic Next Week, Monday, Deo. 10th. Reliable Merchandise BOSTON STORE DUNBAR & McROBIE 72 Smith Street Phone 1302 Perth Amhoy, N. J, "The Toys'' Santa Claus Says Are All Ready in Happyland. It will pay you to select early this year, the earlier you buy the better the selection. CHILDREN'S HANDKCHFS. In fancy boxes; appropriate designs at 15c, 19c, 25c and 29c box APRONS Make a useful gift. Fine as sortment of fancy tea aprons; lace and embroidery effects, new styles, dainty designs; from 25c to $1.10 ea. SILK PETTICOATS will be appreciated. In all the wanted colors; superior quality and finish, in pleat and ruffle effects, at $3.25 & $3.98 BOUDOIR CAPS In net, chiffon, crepe and silk, in white, pink, blue and laven der; also figured effects; from 29c to $1.00 ea. MEN'S WEAR Men's Percale Shirts; coat style, full size, in neat stripe ef fects, at 79c & $1.00 ea. MEN'S SHIRTS Fine madras, mercerized silk fiuish, in stripe and figuro ef fects, at $1.59 ea. SILK HOSE Always acceptable. Ladies' full fashioned silk hose, from 98c to $1.49 pr. SILK CAMISOLES Lace trimmed; new designs; dainty effects; from 98c to $1.49 ea. HANDKERCHIEFS Ladies ' Linen Handkerchiefs ; fine assortment in plain linen and neat embroidered effects; also with initials. Splendid values at 25ç ea. LADIES' HANDKERCHIEFS In fancy boxes, with neat white and colored embroidered fleets; dainty designs from 25c to $1.98 box WOMEN'S NECKWEAR A large assortment of geor gette, organdie, lawn and crepe de chine ; prices range from 29c to $1.00 ea. MEN'S NECKWEAR Four-in-hand shape ; new pat terns, attractive designs, at 25c to 50c ea. WE GIVE S. & H. GREEN STAMPS THE 93 Smith St. CORNKB KINQ STREET Clothiers Tailors ★ SHOP PERTH AMBOY, N. J. "It Outshines All Others" Hatters Furnishers OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL 9 P. M, .$15· 00 Men's Sample Suits and Overcoats, latest styles and fabrics Single and double breasted box coats, form fitting and trench models. Here is your chance to ECONOMIZE. This is the shop selling the $20.00, $25.00 and $30.00 values at $12.50, $15.00 and $20.00. Buy Yourself a Christmas Present Unequalled in clothing history—a custom made suit plus ail extra pair of pants for the price of an ordinary suit. This offer is only good up to Christmas. Let us take your measure today and your suit will be ready be fore Christmas. Prices from $20.00 up. Send Your Christmas Gifts to "The Boys" Off Early These Extra Pants t Khaki Slip-over SWEATERS Special $1.98, $2.98, $4.98, $10 and $12. Khaki, Blue, Gray FLANNEL SHIRTS Special $1.50, $2.00 Khaki WOOL KNIT GLOVES Special, $1.00 Khaki WOOL MUFFLERS Special $2.95 Khaki, Gray, Blue, Crim son, Etc., HEAVY WOOLEN SWEATERS $2.50 to $12.00 SHIRTS Silk Special $3.00 to $5.00 SHIRTS Percale, Madras Special $1.00 HOSE Fibre Silk Special, 35c ; 3 for $1.00 Men's Heavy Weight MERINO Special 75e Men's Heavy Wool HOSE Special 25c PANTS Khaki $1.19 Corduroy $3.50 Guaranteed not to rip. MUFFLERS Pure Silk $1.75 to $5.00 Men's Heavy Weight RIBBED UNDERWEAR Special 75c Men's heavy Caps With or without ear laps Special 50o to $1.00 UNION SUITS Reis Special, $1.50 UNION SUITS Chalmers Special $195 OVERALLS Sweet-Orr Osh Kosh Β'Gosh Lowest prices in town. TIES — Special 50c Ties at 35c 75c Ties at 50c $1.00 Ties at 65c $1.50 Tie3 at $1.00 $2.00 Ties at $1.50 Call on Us and Let Us Show You Our GIFTS for the "BOYS OVER THERE SPECIAL!—On Sale One Day Only, Sat., Dec. 8th BOYS SUITS $6.00 Corduroy Suits .. $4.95 $7 Blue Serge Suits $6.45 $5.50 Mixed Cheviot Suits $4.45 Sizes 8 to 18 BOYS' MAOKINAWS Special $4.05 Sizes 8 to 18. BOYS' KNEE PANTS Corduro, cassimeyra Special, 95o Sizes 8 to 18. COME EARLY. GET THE BEST FOR YOUR MONEY.