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Prettier Gifts She Wouldn't Ask For
More Pleasing Prices You Wouldn't Seek
That's the nutshell story of our showing of gift' articles for mother,
wife or sister. Here's a feA r hints of the many useful dress accessories
to be found here, any of which will make a pleasing gift of lasting ser
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Inn xt .u r> u Silk Petticoats
100 New Bath Robes We have thcm ln mt;Bßallne ln
•nr« „ all the wanted shades and a
We just received to-day a varle ty of styles.
hundred new eiderdown bath- „ . m-j ia
robes in a variety of light and 5?ii.UU value, «p I
dark shades and patterns: worth $3.00 VcllllC,
$4.00. Special price, $2.29 $5.00 value, $2.98
dainty CrepC tie Clline pettlCOatS
in white and pink, flounces and
trimmings of very fine lace;
Furs and Marabous worth * 6 98 $3.98
A wide variety, attractive in
style and price. i
Marabou throws and muffs in \A/AT^T^
natural, black and mixed with vv rvAO A °
ostrich, sold separately or ln New arrivals for Christmas
sets. gift purposes. The very newest
$5 to sl2 Throws. models decreed by fashion.
U!»> tUT OQ Crepe do chine waists in all
tO ffW.iJO shades; worth $3.00...0il OC
$6 to sls Muffs, . ,
a>e» r»o a> to r»o Flowered chiffon waists in dif
tO *p !.*•< .«"c» ferent models: worth $5 and sfi,
Black Fox Furs, sold sapa- $2.98 and $3.98
rateljr or in sets. » Others in lingerie, pique mes-
Neckpieces ..$3.98 up sallne and 'qoVfeo" qo
. Muffs $4.98 up L. " '
See the now KAKKEIj MUFF
We have it ln Siberian Wolf. VTA/TAWriQ
trimmed with fltch, and hand- JVJ.IVI.vJ INWo
somely lined $4.98 UP Crepe kimonos in floral and
other patterns: worth $1.50 to
Other furs of every descrlp- $2.50 tr> *KI 08
tlon In separate pieces, and sets iu 'pi*""
ranging in price up to Silk kimonos in a variety of
HA patterns and models,
>u uu $3.98 up
- Ooi't Forget 1A IOC JiL Ci Dei't Forget
tke Nunber 0* 41l tke Number
There Is no more acceptable gift
than a fine picture. At Black's Art
Store you will find the latest and new
est pictures In the city. Pictures that
What We Say It Is, It Is '
You Will Find Everything for Christmas
This store is above all things a Gift Store. Among the
very many different kinds of articles, you will find something
appropriate for every man, woman, boy, girl or baby who
will receive a Christmas present from you.
Diener quality is high. It is good to give and good to re
ceive. We select our sticks from the best offerings of the
foremost manufacturers. No store can deal in better quality.
But Diener prices are not high. Your money always buys
as good quality here—often better—than you can get for
the same price elsewhere. Ours is a strictly one-price store,
with all articles marked in plain figures.
Nowhere else will you find so many fine Gift Things for all
ages and both sexes at prices ranging from SI.OO to
SIO.O0 —and for presents to cost less than a dollar you will
find the greatest number of pretty, useful articles of thor
oughly worthy quality to select from
Pendants and Chains. Sheffield Plate.
Diamond Rings. Tea and Coffee Sets. -
Bracelet Watches. Children's Silver Mugs.
Gruen Veri Thin Watches. Casseroles.
Society Emblems. _. . ... ,
Fountain Pens. Bakm & Dlshes "
Silver and Gold Pencils. Haviland Dinner Ware.
Toiletware Sterling and Cut Glass Fern Dishes.
Plated Silver, Parisian Cut Glass Water Sets.
Ivory. Chime Clocks.
40S Market Street
Yuletide Suggestions
Baby's Wear
The Christmas Gift to baby can easily com
bine service and daintiness.
A comprehensive assortment of knit goods
comprising Sacques, Booties, Leggings, Caps and
Also a variety of hand painted celluloid toilet
; articles. *
Ttllrrf Strwt at Herr
The Shop Individual
Useful Christmas Gifts Are the Most Acceptable
A few suggestion,' and a visit to this shop will help you solve the
problem. Handkerchiefs, Scarfs. Neckwear, Hosiery Fancy Hags. Fancy
Baskets, Dainty Bows, Girdles, Boudoir Caps, Camisoles, Art Novelties,
Corne with your lists and you will find competent salespeople to
help you.
do not fade. We will frame all pic
tures brought to us up to the 24th.
No disappointments. The finest line
of Christmas cards in the city. 117
M arlcet street.—Advertlsement.
Christmas Numbers Comprise Pro
gram ; Appreciation of
Working Musicale
The Wednesday Club will give one
of its attractive general concerts on
Thursday evening, December 17, in
Fahneatock Hall, at 8.15 o'clock.
The program will be given by the
club members and will consist of selec
tions appropriate to the Christmas
Each member may bring a guest to
the concert. This is an innovation, as
heretofore only to the closing concert
of the season were guests invited.
Fino Working Musicale
The Wednesday Club never had a
more out-of-the-ordinary and interest
ing program than the one given at its
recent working musicale. The subject
for the morning was "Music of the
North American Indian" and its in
fluence, upon American composers.
The aboriginal songs in their native
simplicity have been transcribed by
Natalie Curtis, Cadman and Troyer,
with harmonized piano accompani
ments that furnish the necessary back
ground of sound, at times imttating
the roll of the drums, the plaintive
notes of the lover's flute, the piercing
call of the eagle-bone whistle and the
rattle used by the "medicine man."
The Indian's whole life is epitomized
in his songs and dances. Work, play
and ceremony, each has Its own vocal
and instrumental expression. Loomis
in his "Lyrics of the Red Men" has
woven Into one of these compositions
for the piano the melody which is
sung when the calumet, the peace
pipe, is dedicated, the pipe which,
when offered and smoked, seals the
bond of friendship. In another Is
heard the prayer to Wakonda, the
thunder god. Then there is the tune
which is sung in derision of the chat
tering squaw. Its inharmonious con
secutive fourths and fifths and its
jumble of melodies sung by different
voices regardless of time and unison
of pitch typifies vividly the garrulous
The Tyrolese yodel has a mate in
the motion songs of the Indian maiden
as she grinds the corn for her tribe.
The papooses of the Zuni tribe are
sung to sleep with the tenderest lul
laby. while in marked contrast Is the
tragic music of the "Ghost Dance."
This has been arranged for violin by-
Carlos Troyer and it portrays in mu
sical color the crouching dance of the
naked painted savage, round and in
and out among the flaming bonfires,
while he endeavors to call the spirit
of his beloved back to earth to join
him in this commemorative fire dance.
The day has its "Sunrise Call." when
every man. woman and child of a
Pueblo village hastens to a nearby
plateau and with uplifted hands greets
and thanks the life-giving Mother.
The great warriors' deeds are re
membered in song and story and the
greatest of them all has been immor
talized by Arthur Farwell in "Ichl
busshi." Ichibusshi, he who was slow
to answer the war drum, but whose
prowess ln battle was talked of by
children of the fourth and fifth gen
No program could be complete with
out Cadman's exquisite Indian .songs;
the sons of the captive maid homesick
for 'the land of the sky-blue water;"
"Far Off I Hear a Lover's Flute;"
"The White Dawn is Stealing," and
"The Moon Drops Low," that noble
sorrow for the passing of the red
man's glory.
Miss Sadie Elsie Bonmyer, of Lick
dale, Pa., and John Peter Edris, of
New York city, were married Satur
day, December 12, at noon, at the resi
dence of the bridegroom's brother,
New Cun.berland. The Rev. Thomas
Reisch, pastor of the Christ Lutheran
Church, this city, performed the cere
mony. Mr. Edris is head bookkeeper
of the J. Friedman Wholesale Cloth
ing Company, of New York, where the
young couple will reside.
Mrs. Harry Dalton and son, Dana
Dalton, of 311 Buckthorne street, are
home after a visit with relatives in
Avanel and Jersey City, N. J.
Mrs. Jacob Elder, of 1631 North
Third street, is home after a visit with
her daughter. Mrs. Frank Strassner, at
Newark. N. J.
Mrs. H. G. Devlin and son, Howard
Devlin, have returned to the city after
spending some time with her mother,
Mrs. P. J. Crawford, at Jersey
City. N. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Townsend and
Miss Marjorie Towsend, of Maclay
street, were week-end visitors in Phila
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Reily, Jr.,
are. home after a trip to New York.
Mrs. Arthur Emmons and children,
of Dover, Mass.. will spend the holi
days with Mrs. Einmons' mother, Mrs.
William O. Hickok, at 504 North Sec
ond street.
Mrs. D. L. Jnuss, of 310 Chestnut
street, will spend the winter at Hot
Mrs. Eugene Charles Ensminger, of
Green street, is enjoying a stay in
Mrs. Eleanor Rutherford Elder, of
Kensington, Md., will be a holiday
guest of Miss Isabelle Ryder, of Cot
tage Ridge.
Mrs. Herring and Miss Elizabeth
Herring, of Woodhaven, L. 1., are
guests of Mrs. Herring's mother, Mrs.
Marie Doiker, at 1431 Derry street.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Howard Green
await, of Brooklyn, will remain for the
Christmas season at the home of Mrs.
Greenawalt's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
F. Gohl, 1003 North Second street.
Mrs. Charles H. Pastor, 1609 Green
street, and her daughter, Mrs. Harry
I'lrloh, are taking a pleasure trip t«,
Princeton. Yonkers and New York
Mrs. J. R. Montgomery, 310 Chest
nut street, is going to Hot Springs for
a stay of several months.
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton A- Musser, of
Booneville, N. Y. t announce the birth
of a daughter, Muriel Marguerite Mus
ser, Tuesday, December 8 1914. Mr.
Musser is a former Harrisburger and
son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Musser,
of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Wilson, of
Brooklyn, announce the birth of a
daughter. Helen Louise Wilson, Thurs
day. December 10, 1914, Mr. and Mrs.
Wilson were former residents of this
. clti'.
Twentieth Anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. Mathias
The twentieth wedding anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mathias was
happily celebrated at their residence,
265 Delaware street, with an informal
gathering of their friends.
Holiday colorings were prevalent in
the house decorations and the hosts
were presented with gifts of linen and
china, preceding an elaborate supper.
In attendance were the liev. Henry
Hanson, pastor of the Messiah Lu
theran Church; Mrs. Hanson, J. W.
Mathias, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Math
ias, Mr. and Mrs. David Bender, Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Bender, Mrs. John
Eang, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Walborn,
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Nieth, Edward
Hamill, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Young,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson. Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Mickley, Mr. and Mrs.
William Farmer, Mrs. James Springer,
Mrs. Harvey Still, Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
Munsay, Mrs. George Humble, Mrs.
Harry Trostie, Mrs. Eberly, Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Bell. Mrs. Shade, Miss
McCaroll, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Brenne
man, Mrs. Stine, Mrs. George Blair,
Mrs. Butllngton, Mrs. Telsom, Mrs.
Boyer, Mrs. Martz, the Misses Fannie
Knepley, Helen Shade, Margaret
Flowers, Harriet Flowers, Grace Orr,
Hazel Hamill, Esther Trostie, Kathryn
Trostie, Mildred Mathias, Kathryn
Mathias Alice Still, Minnie Still, Geo.
Humble, Lester Mathias, Andrew
Eveler, Harvey Still, Joseph Mathias
and Paul Mathias.
Miss Elinor Walter's Younger Pupils
Enjoy Holiday Event Saturday !
The younger pupils of Miss Elinor
Walter's dancing class had a Christ
mas fete Saturday afternoon at Win
terdale. Small pails of Christmas can
dies were given as favors after a pleas,
ant time dancing.
In attendance were the Misses
Louise Smith, Justice Boggs, Evelyn
Kapner, Adele Claster. Rosalind
Freund. Gertrude Lantz, Mildred Gut
man, Ruth Kapner, Dorothy Katz,
Louise Schutzenbach, Mareaner
Simms, Helen Condren, Charlotte
Grove, Dorothy Katz, Mary Elizabeth
Smith, Mary Louise Gilbert, Florence
Burtnett, Laura Wagner, Charles Lau
ser, William Murray, Leonard Kap
ner, Joseph Kaufman, Charles Selig
i man, Herbert Kaufman, Edward
Schleisner, Richard Buxbaum, Andrew
Shroad, William Conrad, Charles Wal
ter, Cameron Geiser, Richard Geisel,
Henry Nachman and William Conrad.
Assisting were Mrs. Jay C. Saltz
giver, Jr., Miss Esther Adams, Miss
Marie Melville, Miss Loretta McCar
thy, Miss Marie Shutzenbach and Misa
Mary McCarthy.
The Misses Stober Entertain at an
Informal Little Party <
Miss Elizabeth Stober and Miss Anna
Stober entertained at their home, 905
North Fifteenth street, in honor of
Miss Lillian Moyer and Miss Rachael
Dare, of Lebanon alley Colhege. Heist
I Ford and Charles Martin gave musical
numbers, the latest song hits and reci
tations. Games and refreshments were
also enjoyed.
Those present were Miss Olive Zeig
ler, Miss Anna Stober, Miss Blanche
Stamm, Miss Marie Stober. Miss Lillian
Boyer, Miss Rachael Dare, Miss Mary
Bechtel, Miss Mildred Stober, Miss
Anna Yowler, Miss Lottie Zeigier, Miss
Elizabeth Stober, John Gosney, Melvin
Dare, Russet Welsh, Morris Bailey,
Hiester Culp, Benjamin Albright,
Harry Jefferies, Mark Hartman, Henry
Raddle, John Stamm, Charles Martin,
Jesse White and John Beisel.
Mr. and Mrs. Seymour S. Eberts en
tertained informally at dinner Satur
day evening at their residence, 234
West State street. The rooms were at
tractively decorated with chrysanthe
mums and ferns and the table center
piece was of pink Killarney roses.
In attendance, beside the family,
were Mr. and Mrs George S. Reinoehl,
Mr. and Mrs. Harold B. Porter, Miss
Maude E. Gross and Miss Arney, of
Mechanicsburg; Dr. Galen Hain.
| Mrs. Martin L. Golden, Stanley Gol
|den, Miss Sylvia Beidle and Roy Sny
der are home after a short, stay at
i Mount Gretna.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones, of Penn
street, spent the week-end in Phila
'Proprietor of the Commonwealth Mar
ries Saturday at Lelto.v, N. Y.
Cards have been received here from
I Mrs. Orator Francis Woodward, an
nouncing the marriage of her sister,
: Mrs. Charlotte Adele Talmadge, to
Joseph Clement, of this city, Saturday,
[December 12, :.t Leßoy, N. Y. Mr.
i Clement has been the proprietor of
| the Commonwealth Hotel here for
for quite a number of years, and his
bride has been a frequent visitor to
jthis city where she has a wide circle
| of friends.
Miss Dora Wickersham Coe and
Miss Louise Carney, two of this sea
son's debutantes, spent several days
at Lancaster last week, visiting Miss
Coe's cousin, Miss Leavltte Wicker
sham. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Har
old Wickersham, who recently made
her debut in society.
The young girls attended a largo
dance, two teas and a dinner, receiv
ing their full share of attention at all
i the events.
I Harrisburg people are interested in
| a wedding announcement just re
j oeived from California, because the
bride has a host of friends in this city.
Mrs. Harriet Lyle Sefton and
I James Campbell, both of San Diego,
Cal., were united in marriage in the
First Presbyterian Church of that city
Wednesday, December 9. Mrs. Camp
bell has visited her niece, Mrs. Sam
uel F. Dunkle, at Nineteenth and
Derry streets, a number of times.
Miss Lillian M. Drake, of 2288 North
Sixth street, and J. E. Hamilton, of
431 Boas street, were married at Ha
gerstown, Wednesday, December 9.
Following a trip to Niagara Falls and
Buffalo Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton will re
side at 1532 North Fifth street. The
bride is a music teacher of the city
and Mr. Hamilton is a Pennsylvania
Railroad employe.
John W. Emeriek, of 188 Linden
street, entertained Saturday evening at
R Dutch lunch in honor of Valentine J.
Schembs, of Radnor. There were ap
propriate decorations and twelve
guests attended.
Mrs. William B. McCaleb is regis
tered at the Hotel Dennis, Atlantic
City, for the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Raphael Wilson have
gone to Cleveland, Ohio, after a short
visit in this city with their relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Kell.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Herbert Snow
Hosts Tonight in Miss
Carney's Honor
Society events of the week will start
merrily off this evening with a dance
at the Country Club of Harrisburg.
given by Mr. and Mrs. F. Herbert
Snow in compliment to Miss Louise '
Carney and the debutantes of the sea- j
The clubhouse is in gala array with !
holiday greenery, holly and pine
branches. The music will be furnished j
by Robert Ogeisby, of Chester, and all j
the new dances will be included in the !
program. I
Receiving with Mr. and Mrs. Snow !
will be Miss Carney, Miss Mary Mey- !
ers, Miss Dora Wickersham Coe, Miss |
Katharine Etter, Miss Mary Kathryn i
Jackson, Miss Arta Williams, Miss Sara 1
Denehey, Miss Eleanor Neale Clark
and Miss Frances Morrison.
Over a hundred guests will attend,
Including the Governor and Mrs. Tener
and the dancing contingent of younger
matrons and men and tho younger so
cial set.
Junior Children's Aid
Fills Many Stockings
Members of the Junior Children's
Aid Society met Saturday afternoon at
the home of Miss Alice Lescure, 803
North Second street, and had a happy
time filling stockings for the poor chil
dren of the city, to be distributed
through the senior society.
Every stocking held candy and toys,
and beside they had pretty scrap
books to go with them. Five dollars
in money was also collected by this
branch and turned over to the Chil
dren's Aid.
The officers of the society are Miss
Winifred Meyers, president; Miss Ce
celia Kunkel, secretary, and Miss Nell
Payne, treasurer. There are fifteen
Secretary Houck Finishes a Work
That Will Be Much Sought
For in Pennsylvania
Under authority of an act of As
sembly approved June 13, 1907, the De
partment of Internal Affairs has been
engaged in making warrantee tract
maps of several counties of the Com
monwealth, and has Just received from
the lithographers the printed copies of
the atlas of Allegheny county, by
townships. Ail the lines of the town
ships, cities and boroughs are given,
showing their relative locations, with
the original tracts on which they are
situated. Next are given such data in
each tract as name of warrantee, dates
; of warrant, survey and patent, to whom
j patented, with volume and page of
Patent Book where the patent is re
corded. To secure this information re
quired much search work amon" the
old records of the Land Office and to
collate and bring together these many
irregular shaped drafts. In connected
form as shown in this atlas, required
the best skill and practical knowledge
of the experienced surveyors of the de
partment and the unsurpassed handi
work of the expert darftsmen of the
Land Office Bureau.
Allegheny county, as it now exists,
; was erected September 24, 1788, out of
parts of Westmoreland and Washing
i ton counties. Many of the warrants
j were taken out before that date, and
consequently are of record in those
counties. Also many other warrants
were Issued when this territory was a
. part cither of Bedford or Cumberland,
I showing the many avenues from
! whence came the data now consolidat-
J ed in the pages of tills atlas.
One copy of this atlas has been de
posited in the commissioners' office and
one copy in the ofllce of the recorder
of deeds in Pittsburgh, which may be
I consulted at any time by those inter
ested in the land titles of Allegheny
] county. Two copies are also on tile in
i the State Library, where those lnter
: ested in titles or historical data may
! have free access to them. Copies will
I always be found for public inspection
land consultation In the Land Office Bu
reau, of the Department of Internal
I Affairs. Two copies, as required by the
| act. will be sent to the Librarian of
' Congress, at Washington,
j The entire edition of 200 copies, ex
] cept those above referred to. are di
rected to be sold to such persons as
' may desire them at the cost of publtca
! tion.
i These maps furnish data useful not
| enly to those who make it their busi
j ncss to abstract and guarantee titles to
1 real estate, but thev also contain much
I of historical and biographical informa
j tion.
i The atlas reflects great credit upon
i the Secretary of Internal Affairs and
his employes, Who by their skill and
I workmanship have contributed of their
i talents to bring this commendable and
I useful work to such a successful con
Mrs. Mary Oulhane, aged G8 years,
died last night at tho home ot her
daughter, Mm. Ellen Hurko. :;Gl7 Mul
len street. Philadelphia. She is sur
vived by seven sons and four daugh
ters. The funeral services will be held
! Wednesday morning at the home of her
I son. Richard Culhane, 2028 Susquehan
' na street. The Rev. M. M. llassctt will
I officiate. Burial will be made in Mt.
j Calvary cemetery.
Ladies' Ready to Wear
i/ 2 PRICE
(p 810 N. Third Street
Silver Plated Comb, Brush and
Mirror, from $3.00 up.
Diamond Merchant and Jeweler
1 No. 1 North Third St.
DECEMBER 14, 1914.
Witmer, Bair& Witmer(Rotarians)
This Is Rotary-Belgium Week at the „
Orpheum~An Unusual Bill has been Provided
With each and every STRAIGHT $5.00 purchase we will
present you with one 25c ticket; SIO.OO purchase, two 25c
tickets; $15.00 purchase, three 25c tickets. Two of these can
be exchanged at the box office for 50c ticket.
Witmer, Bair
202 Walnut Street
1 |
Are You Prepared to Enjoy
the Electrical Gift You Are Going
to Receive this Christmas?
If your house is not wired, place your order
with us at once so that you will be able to enjoy
the sun's only rival, pure, clean and brilliant
lighting, and make use of the many Electrical Ap
pliances Santa Claus is going to distribute this
Let us quote you prices at once.
v »
Turkish Battleship
Messudieh Torpedoed
by British Submarines
By Associated Press
London, Dec. 14, 11.25 A. M. —A
communication issued by the official
bureau to-day as follows announced
that the Turkish battleship Messudieh
has been torpedoed by a British sub.
"Yesterday submarine 15-11, in charge
of Lieutenant-Commander Norman B.
Holbrook. entered the Dardanelles and
in spite of the difficult current dived
under live rows of mines and torpe
doed the Turkish battleship Messudieh,
which wae guarding the mine llelds.
"Although pursued by gun. fire and
torpedoboats, the B-ll returned safely
after being submerged, on one occa
sion for nine hours.
"When last seen the Messudieh was
sinking at the stern."
By Associated Press
Chicago, Deo. 14.—Charitable or
jpSb What the Shops
Are Showing Yj^\
Have you ever noticed how somber
and dull some rooms are when the
color scheme is brown, while others,
also done in brown tones, are so de
lightful? Every color has three quali
ties, value, hue and intensity, and the
right proportioning of these qualities
makes the success or failure of any
decorative scheme. The ordinary buyer
of wall paper knows very little about
the proportions which must be esti
mated in coloring, but if the paper is
selected from the splendid assortment
shown at the A. B. Tack Wall Paper
Shop, 1210 North Third street, one
may be sure that color values will be
proportioned with absolute accurate
A surprise basket is a clever gift
suggestion offered at the Studebaker
Grocery Store. State and Second
streets, for just SI.OO. The basket is
one of the exquisite Bellefonte baskets,
in rich green tones, daintily tied with
Christmas ribbons, and topped with a
spray of scarlet berries. Inside the
basket is—ah. but that's the surprise!
However, it is no violation of con
fidence to say that the treat inside is
sure to delight the Invalid. The Stude
baker Store is making a special offer
ing of Christmas goodies, such as line
preserves, fruits, nuts, raisins, plum
puddings, mince meat and all the ma
terials for making Christmas cakes.
Shoes of suede, of soft leather, or
patent leather and of cloth may be had
In many excellent models, but the well
dressed women who likes the touch of
distinction in everything she wears will
find that special attraction in a shoe of
satin de luine. offered nt the Walk
Over Boot Shop, 22fi Market street.
It is dainty in its graceful lines, dig
nified in its unobtrusive black, elegant
in Its excellent workmanship and
smart from the topmost button to the
sole of its high Cuban heel. It may
most appropriately be worn for either
dress or street wear, with tailored or
evening costumes, and the price of this
model is $6.00.
It Is hard to put a bit of real per
sonality into a 2 5-cent gift, but the
Christmas shopper who stops in at the
Central Book Store, 329 Market street,
will find in this attractive assortment
something which seems to be "just the
thing" for each Individual. A book of
toaßts for the friend who enjoys so
ciety, a book of poems for the dream
er, a calendar of menus for the house
wife, a nursery rhyme for the little tot,
a calendar of Bible verses for the
ganizations were swamped here to-day
with appeals for aid as a result of a
cold wave which swept the Great
Lakes region last night. The tempera
ture droppd 3 4 degrees to zero in
twelve hours. All municipal lodging
houses were packer with homelnu t
Mrs. Imogens Oakley
Speaks to Civic Club
Miss Imogene Oakley, of Philadel
phia, will speak before the Civic Club
of Harrlsburg on Monday afternoon,
December 21, at 3.30 o'clock, In tho
Boyd Memorial Hall of the Y. W. C. A.,
Fourth and Walnut streets, on "Wo
men's Clubs of Japan." Members are
privileged to Invite gruests and the
civic clubs of both Steelton and Camp
Hill are asked to be present.
Mrs. Oakley, one of the most dis
tinguished women of tho country, is a
national chairman of the Federation
of Women Clubs and has recently re
turned to this country after a two
years' stay in Japan.
church member, a Friendship Book for
the friend who values friendship, are
among the clever offerings at 25 cents
or less shown at this store, and each
of these has the pretty gift-like ap
pearance that shows the good taste of
the giver.
Being tied to a woman's apron
strings would be less of a disgrace and
more of a pleasure if the apron strings
belonged to one of the dainty little
affairs of white lawn and lace shown
at the Woman's Exchange, Third
street at Herr. So delightful and at
tractive arc the styles and so line the
materials that these aprons make most
charming gifts and the prices range
from 25 cents to $1.25. Some are
quaintly cut in fanciful designs, some
very practical in size and shape, but
all yield to the truly feminine yearning
for prettiness, and if it is only a fetch
ing little bow of ribbon, pink, or blue,
in the corner, there is some touch that
makes it appeal to the giver of dainty
In the soft glow of a lamp the spirit
of home seems to find its source, and
for Christmas a well-chosen lamp is
| valued gift. The Harrisburg Electric"
i Supply Company, 24 South Second
street, are making a special Christmas
display of both gas and electric lamroi
at most reasonable prices. The Periok
styles shown are particularly lovelf
and appropriate for rooms furnlshea
In Period styles. Softly toned art
glass Is much used and gives a won
derfully pleasing light. The lamps are
finished most artistically. In burnished
brass, Empire, Verona bronze, 6ld
ivory and various other finishes to suit
any room and everything from the
small desk or boudoir lamp to the
large library lamp is offered.
Does your family find it convenient
to eat breakfast each at a different
time? If so, the question of keeping
the coffee hot and conveniently at
hand is a problem best solved by the
use of a thermos carafe. Thermos bot
tles and carafes are useful In so many
different ways that only those who
have used them realise how often they
can be used for individual comfort and
convenience. For Invalids motorists,
nurses or travelers they make an ideal
gift, while thore is hardly anyone from
school boy or girl to the grandmother
who would not find one of these a
most acceptable gift The Gorgas Dfug
Store. 10 North Third street, has a
complete line of thermos bottles and
carafes and the prices are very mod

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