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Dr. Repd said the party was not
alone a personal following of Roose-!
at Milwaukee, the Progressive party
would have gone on. Thla, he said.
Proved that It was a party born from
the conviction that the Democratic
and Republican parties had outgrown
their usefulness.
Robert O. Houston, the next speak
er. declared that while he did not
care to appear as If meddling In the
city's affairs, and hi. followers
home could not aaslat with their votes
hr pledged the local Progressives
their moral support.
Following the nomination of th*
ticket, Mr. duPont was escorled to.
the platform where ue made an «d
Continued From First Page,
the Progressive party Is here to stay
snd Is not to he regarded as ephemer
*1, to participate in one campaign
ând then disappear. The predictions
6f our opponents that the party would
disappear have not been fulfilled and
in other states we see no indications
that Progressive voters will drift
back Into the older parties from
which they came."
?elt. and that if RooaevHt had fallen
dress setting fo-lh his views on Um>
Progressive movement. Mr. duPont
said he did t ot promise lo do more
than Mayor Howell had done, as he !
had done his best. The fault, he said,
was in nnr form of ritv government
Addresses also were marie h> Dr.
Hughes and others.
The platform adopted at the con
renfion was as follows.
The conscience of the people In a
time of grave national problems has
called Into being a new Party, born
of the Nation's awakened sense of
We, the Progressive Party of .the
City of Wilmington, dedicate oura"lves
to the duty of carrying Into City Gov
ernment. so far as Is possible, those
prim ipl a which have come to be
recognised as progressive and which
arise from this awakened sense of
Political parties exist to secure re
sponsible government snd to execute
the will of the people. From these
great tasks, both of the old Parties
have turned aside
We hereby endorse the platform of
(he Progressive Party adopted ai II»
First National Convention.
Rule of the People.
We deplore the present Inefficient
system of our City Government, with
its lack of executive responsibility,
which exist» largely by reason of ihe
number of Independent departments
Inin which our City (iovernmont is
divided. We, therefore, pledge our
Party and our candidates to use all
possible efforts lo secure for our city
« modern and efficient form of Gov
ernment. with centralized authority!
which will he responsible and respon
sive to the will of the people, by
means of the Initiative and Referen
W* Insist that our city shall be run
as a modern business Inslltuilon, cm
ploving buslnes? Idrss. capable and j
efficient men who understand the
business for w hich they are employ- i
ed. and we pledge ouraelvc.« not only j
about I
(o labor diligently lo bring
Iheae results as far as possible under I
our presmt Inadequate charter, hut
v. to urge before the Legislature of the j
Slate and to Insist upon such legls-,
the ability
Utlon as is necessary to bring about
lhese i ends.
The tent of efflrlcncy of a
Service Corporation Is
bettor to serve the public and those .
who control by sharing with the pub
He the fruits thereof Wc. there
fore, demand a strong municipal
regulation of our Public Service,
Corporations. Experience has shown ;
that the management of the Public
Service Corporations of this city, con
slating principally of the :ias Com
puny, the Lighting Companies and
the Slreet Railway lines, unguarded !
and unconl rollet by the city or state.
has placed In the hands of « few men,
enormous, secret, irresponsible power [
over Ihe daily lives of our citizens, a
power Insufferable In a free govern
ment, and that has been grossly
abused In monopoly of resources; in
stock watering; in unfair competl
t ton ;
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In exorbitant charges for *«' r -,
k • 'n a total disregard of the
rights and comfort of the people, and
finally, in sinister influences on the
public agencies of the city an» slate.
We insist that the power of our Pub- :
„ -_. - . «
lie Service Corporations shall be exer- I
cised openly, under publicity, super- I
vision and regulation of the mo.it rffi- |
cient sort, which will preserve their
good while eradicating and prevent-j
ing their evils.
We. disapprove of the present !
methods of granting franchises'
through the Street and Sewer De !
partraent, which consists of three ;
men. of whom a majority, only two 'n
number, can overrule the veto of the
We ar
ties Commission, with ample powers"
and. untfl sueh powers are granted to
.«IV.Jfeseni or to s new commission. )
we believe that the commission now
- In favor of a Public Utlll-1
existing should employ tlmir office lo i
Investigate our Public Service Cor
poratlons, appraise their properties,
determine their ownership and profite.
and make the result» of such inves
.. _ .,. _ . .
Mgation* public, *o that tno
people may know th a oxtont to
which their rights are at the present
Kevin n «K...«ei K». »».Kile,
time being abused by our public
service corporations.
All Street railway lines. within
the city of Wilmington should be re-,
. . y , . ,
qulred to tell not less than Six
tickets for twenty-five cents, unless
good reasons can be given for not
doing 80 . Such lines should also be
j • . .j « .
required to provide for each passen
ger a seat in cars that are sanitary,
and that are comfortably heated in
cold weather.
The Wilmington Gas Company)
should be required to observe the
provisions Of Us charter, passed at
r>ove»r lannarv 40 1BK7
UOVOT. January M, m
Office* Of Justify of the I f#ff,
As now constituted, the office of
Justice of the Peace, because of the;
a _. .. ,_. _ _ . . .
fact that Such office must depend
wholly upon the fees and costs taxed
and collected in the causes pending
therein, is liable to gross abuse and
It is most desirable that all such of
flees, within the limits of the City of
Wilmington, should be abolished, and
that there be established in lieu
thereof the office of City Magistral,
with Jurisdiction like that now held
by the Justices of the Peace. Ruch
Magistrate should he a person learned!
In the law. and should be supplied
With the necessary clem al help. ■ » i
ot whom sbnulti hr p(H a stated sal
*T by the city or » otu ty, and all th*
rwte and fee B and tvie» collected by(
such Magistrate should be paid into!
the city or county treasury.
Wc'deplmc tb* passage of the to-!
called "simplified ballot law, " which !
prrmttA the voior* to take their bhl-j
lots home with them, as we believe
that this is subversive of the prlncl
pis of tho Australian ballot, which
was one of the greatest reforms made
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property in Wllmiglon should be
published as Is the esse ln New York.
«" order that each property owner
may have the opportunity of eompar
Ing his assessment with all others to
( n sur« fairness
We hold that the present system of
J* " n p fB J r ; y *" d .Xlt'^'nm
„ h r ', J'Z
L P ifôn Tl..t™Hv-i-™«!
. P . , ,
ta * lfthB of ,hc whole of «l e increase
" adP , b f v ^■"^ r.c.lmmcnd^h .
c « le " p recommend the
at^P^«'« of an expert trtco««H
mleaioner to lay before the citizens ' * i
!«*»• ' "«S'» P "' f nb r pbPnBi ^ lp P '
«• '' 1
d«« I
B -' B,Pm of pa>ni(iit for the collection
^ f ,. ,a p
. , ...
The elty of Wilmington should
have a river front We do not believe
«hat the valuab e land ereated by he ,
dredging operations of the United
S«u«e* government should go lo prt
vate parties purely as the result of j
hinteres? ÏTîuSTiÂtef'^W." '
«he Interest ot such parties. We,
therefore, favor a lest of the eonstl- j
tutlonallty of tho bulkhead law of
Our public schools should receive a
more generaua support. We favor '
Public Schools.
such measures ss will give them a
higher standing and Increase their
Influence ami efficiency. The audi
toriums of our public school build
Inga should be thrown open to public
assemblies, under proper regulation.
Our candidates stand pledged to
support this platform. They recog
nize the fart that they de ive their au
thority from the people and that they
are responsible to the people only.
They are controlled by no political
It ig a well-known fact that pre
vious to the birth of the Progressive
party, we have had in local affairs in
Wilmington, not two parties, but one
—(he Republlcan-Demoeralic party
We appear before the citizens of
Wilmington as a second party—the i
party of the opposition, fighting the
people's tight. On this ground, we I
ask the support of every citizen.
. — .... - - ....
llllrlVU f C ULll 1 Ur
UttAW Ant lilll jintt 15 j
la i I » mui' rvcvtvc mttnvAi I
too* \v a oi- <!imv Vit m i' * !
DELAI ARE 1 , , 1 " ;
The road commission appointed by
Mayor and Council rcccntlj presented
Its report *o Ciuncll last night m tbe
form of a If.Uer.
The first psrl of Ihr let'"' »u?
gesla that the city should own the
present sew er system un
street and that this sewer ean lie j
houtht. If each 20 fool lot on Clinton I
street Is assessed at $5. •
The second portion of (he report
suggests a uniform curbing.
The third part suggests that 'h<>
street he paved seventeen feet Irom
each curb and that there be a grass
plot in the middle,
The fourth portion of the report
suggests that bids he asked for pav
ing the street so that the greatest
number of square yards ean be laid
fnr «he *10,000 available. The com
mission reports asphalt and viflfled
hrlck as being too expensive and tba.
«hells are unsuitable fo r husl
npaB traffic. , .
u T . hp lp,tpr ' B T sl *' IPd 1 by H u f ™ »
pba,rma "i. P. J, MuUiw«. BU»1ey S.
f p ' p ' 1B ' F C - WarnPr and W " Mam H -
' IPB « Pr -
It was d«'oidod to have a public
mooting in tho fir»* ongino honso, Fri
day evening, when tho Mayor and
Council will moot tho commission lo
finally settle tho mattor.
The assessment list was read and
gome corrections w ore made Appeals
Mr ", Th " rK ', . , .
manv frirnds fnr tboir kind
n(r ,; ln|[ , , h , , iM)f o( h „ >,, rr , T ,.
, n .m *
will be heard on Monday
May 19.
Low* vikhFK to thunk h*r
nnd ft
fight* St., near Tatwall.
Cut FU»w»r» and Funeral Design»
» sprelalty
D. ft A M7f.
Detmarrt« 1?*w
JaiîiesT. Chandler, W 2 NlnU.8Î
Undertaker BSST
"Vn* Mm»t
Jim Faucet».
Bu ," B , Mtrrtll.
MFRKIM,—!n thin clly. on Mar X. 1SI*.
Hunan, widow of rharien H Morrill,
RrUtivr». friend», tirmbrm of Star of n»U
Nn ; '• *" d «h.pherH, „I n.ihle
'DVltod tO Nltm4 til* fUnOT«! HT
T j r „ her lute re»id*nr.-. No. IX'JS Banninc
htreet. on Ttmr»,lnj afternoon. May s. at
o'clock Interment at Rirerriew cemetery,
McV at— in tho, elty. <>n May n. ten,
Marx M . widow of Henry H. McVnv.
Rr l.-, ir „ „„d friend, of the family are in
riled to attend the funeral aerricea at tha
reaidcncc c( her dnushtrr. Mra .lohn T.
V.nderfritl, No 7»S South Hnrriaon atreet.
on 1 upftday rvrnine. Mav ft, at 8 o'clock In
ferment Vore.t cemetery. Middletown riel
on arriml of train leaving Wilminiton Wed
n «d»y morning. May 7, at 10 44 o'clock,
*Hhon» (tmh,r notice *
.lohn R Marvel" „ged ;ib »,
j Relative, and friend, of the family are in
1 to attend the funeral aervice. at hi.
late rr.idrrrr. Vn lino Cheatnut atreet nn
I Wednesday afteinoon May 7 at ? Jo
1 «»'rlork intprmftni Silvfrhrook fpmptory
! FACCETT — In thia my on May ioid
i*îlîî.L M ltî'e
Relattvea and friend, «re in» »ten to altmd
the f»in.ral aerviee. at h», fate reaiden»» No
■ sit Wett Seventh atreet m, Thursday .Br
I »«nn, »1 i o rlork Interment private
1 *
Sarah rorlptrt
■ 3araM tUr,tlU
I The Only Licensed I.ady Embalmer
M,y 3, 1913.
711 Jefferson St
D ft A C.18D
Aut.. 3339
In Delaware.
1001 Clayton St
Continued From First Page.
jCleaver quickly seconded the motion »
wM,# Mr ' Baoher * ,r o"uou*ly objee
»ed to such action.
President Pelrcf wan compelled to
pilt , hP nlo| , on M neaver
„®,|™ "oted in ho affirmai lvHu°
wb ,, e Jr! Bacher voted no Wther
M yaneé nor President Peirce voted
, h , , niaklna a ruling Mr ,
,, a( . hrr fira , j^ked at Mr V ance and
, hpn , „ |irOH , don( . an(1 | Dilgte d
, h . , ' ,, . , .. ,
M ' Î.» *
... .. p ' . .. ,, T , ». th .
. ' „
' lr < ' lf '«'cr took exception to this,
and said Mr Vance had the oppor
tun,, • v *® '"« p >«« d he taken it.
The conversation between the mem
hp| , R hp( , Hmp K „ MPra | hjth Mr na< her
continually urging the President to
, hp meetjnR or ca „ a
cl „ meeting so that he might present
j , (b (j», ir ps Mr Peirce however
concluded to rule the meeting )td :
Journed. and told Mr Bacher that be
ml «h« bring np hl« business at th.
next meeting. i
Mr. Hacher asked Mr Pdrce what I
be proposed In do about a subject of
r0n ' f pri a , rppt , ,, a| he
, iad ^ br , Thp lattpr
rppl)pf) ))I( „ wa vo|r(t
Jollrll hp to0 wouI(1 „ave to wait until
tb ,, nPXI m eetlnc
Mr B «rher ssid tho commissioner.
Hhf .' Uld T """ nGt *" "T
only, and that they were there to
transact, business for the public good.
He and Mr, Cleaver had an exchange
of words In which Mr, Bacher rharg
ed that Mr. Cleaver was not doing his
duty an a member of the board,
'"•* U«at your private opinion," t
ed Mr. Cleaver.
"Yes. and others know the snm»|
thing," retorted Mr. Bacher.
Another argument was started dur-j
Ing the meeting when Mr Hailyl
Ihe Wilmington
Traotion Company appeared before
Ihe hoard lo personally reply to »
request made by the commissioners
that his company present flnancial
statement of the revenues and ex
. fiH ■
moved that after June 1 the hoard |
meet but onee during the months of
June. July and August
t I
To this Mr. '
Bacher strenuously objected. He said ;
that If the beard wanted to transact |
the business that could come before It
It should meet every week Instead of|
onee a month. He opposed the inp
tion, but it was carried, Mr. Vance
voting with Messrs. Cleaver and Bally,
he claiming it was loo hot to meet
so often In tho summer.
Trnrtlon Manager Before Board.
W. A. Heindle. general manager of
penses of its utilities in Wilmington,
He said that it would he Impossible
for b * B con 'Pany to seperate Its elty
business from that, done In the
county, hut his compati.' was willing,
bp «aid. to submit such figures as
wp re given to the Inter-State Com
merce Commission at Washington. He
1878 Crosby & Hill Co. 1913 £££
The Silk Emporium
Wc Give the
Green Trading
Dress Goods Dept.
Cotton Goods
Silk Department
36-inch heavy Pongee, in grey
and natural color, 75c value,
A special purchase of Printed
CrepcB, 26 inches wide, large
variety of styles.15c
35c Bordered Voile.25e
26- ifich Chiffon Silk, in all
colors, including black... ISc
36-inch Cotton Voiles, 25c
values, for .
27- inch Silk Voiles, 35c value,
36-inch heavy Mcssaline, $1.00
36-inch White Brocaded Silks,
$1.50 to $1.75 value, tor $1
40-inch black Satin Charmeuse
Short lengths of Charmeuse
rnd Meteors
Remnants of Wash Silks, half
j 1,000 yards of the celebrated
(Jilt Fidge. 36-inch Black
56-inch Suitings in grey and
tan ; regular price was $1 a
yard. Suitable for separate
skirts or suits, now.6Se
3 pieces of $1 imported black
Voile, yard .68c
Black Silk and Wool Poplin.
for.$1.10 and $1.35
54-inclviblàck Serge of u fine,
sturdy weave, value $1.50,
value .
27-inch Silk Check Zephyr, 16c
36-inch Linene, 20c value, 16c
32-inch imported Zephyr Ging
31-inch Printed Crepes.22c
Lawn at.7c, 8c, 10c, 12 l-2c
36-inch white dress linen . 29c
45-inch in white, blue, brown
and pink .
White Ratine, 27 inches wide,
I 4 pieces of $1 Dress Goods to
be sold for. per yard.59c
! 4 pieces of 75c Dress Goods, a
f yard - • ■
I 27 inch Whipcord, all colors,
! for .25c
Black Mohaire for bathing
Suits. 19c, 6Sc and 89c a yard.
Sale of Skirt Flouncings, a
Messaline. 89c value, tor 68c
Double width Foulard Silks in
handsome designs. $1.50 to
$1.75 values, for.
About 800 yards of fancy Silk
24 inch Silk Crepe, all colors.
. "9c
36-inch imported Silk Crepes,
in pink and blue only, fu
yard .
32 inch Naushon Gingham. 18c
value .
. L5c
Muslin Underwear
and Shoes
Millinery aid Suits
Special sale of Womens chif
fon taffeta Underskirts, in all
colors and black; regularly
$3.50. Our price.$2.69
W. B. Corsets, 18 to 36 size,
extra long hip. regular price
$1.00. Sale price.79c
A full line of Infants' wear.
Caps Hats, Coats, Under
garments, Sacques, Bonnets,
SHOES— Lot of Boys' $2.00
and $2.50 Low Shoes. While
the sale lasts.$1.50
Women $3 tan Pumps, $2.25
Women's button Oxfords, $3.00
Children's High Shoes of white
buck......$1.50 to $2.50
On Wednesday we will close
out the balance of those $20
sample Coats at.$12.50
Also a few $15, $20 and $25
Sfuits to be sold at $12.50,
$15.00 and $16.50.
Wash Dresses, good styles,
$1.50 to $3.50
I White embroidered voile, one
piece Dresses, some satin
trimmed.$3.98 to $6.00
Women's Silk Shirts and Shirt
waists .$2.25 and ^2.50
are offering $5 and $6 Trim
med Hats at .$3.50
Another group of $6 and $8
Hats at
We are showing some very
beautiful Hats for the more
formal occasions at prices with
in the reach of the most eco
. Now on Sala
The most beautiful, useful ann com
plete Fashion Book ever offered to
the ladies of this town.
All the newest models in their original
rye — m I
u *j
$5.00 and $6.00
COUPON—Cut This Out—
Present this Coupon at
our store tomorrow (Wed
nesday), May 7, 1913, with
your sales slip for Cl pur
chase or more and receive
$2.00 worth of Green
Gold Trading Stamp»
HU i*
■■ .
A special tot of new Belt j ,1
Buckles in a wide variety of £ pfore y® u decide on your Summer 1
_ _ , ■ . Dreuuou be «tire and glance through
designs, some plain and others . thi. beauttful book.
fancy. The regular prices of o„iy m «nt» when you purchase one 1
ill these buckles were 25c and 50c. I ; IS cent Pictorial Review Pattern.
H Our special prices 19r and 39r By mail as centa
E. j.
605, 607, 609 MARKET STREET
tthougth this report would meet all
the requirements here, but at that It
would n<H apply to Wilmington alone,
but would lake in the has ness done
n \, lfl » * Ht ate.
, Mr ' Bal '* "j? '1'al as the commts
n h ". < . jur,Bdlctlon J" ,hP f ,,y ° n,v
he f ' ou,d BPP wbR ' * ood Burh ' ,a
rep 1 ort w °uld be to the hoard as it
i:*: ä:;;
,Pr ,0 * Pt ,hPBP n *" reR »*>an none
R ' al1 '
H *' nd,p 8 ( u " PBted ,bat | bp
matter also be taken up with the
«'her companies and thin will be
done. Meantime blank reports such
as arc used by commissions in other
^ atM J 1 " b . e > >r ? 1 ' 8r0d *® bP flll, ' d ln '
Mr ', ndle Bta " nB bia ! ornpany
wouId n ^la report as far as It
waB Possible to do B0 -
Mr ,,ai 'y aRkpd Mr - Heindle about
the signal lights In the cars, he *tat
Ing that he had seen red lights on
»«'«"are.venue cars and other mis
,radlnR llgh,a o«her cars. He
«aKl I« was an annoyance to the trav
fl" ,K „ P , ub ' C a,,d Bbo !" d , ,,p , r f t,fl .f d
H . pindln prnm,HP,i *® look after
i «*J* B at once,
I 'Mr. Cleaver complained to Mr. Hetn
^ ? *5" HtrPP ', car BPr ' dpP ,b r
Washington street line The travel,
he said, was Inereaslng rapid y. and
he ears were î'^piy crowded In ruah
".J' 0 ,»^ «chCh.lJ.hi d»v
nine-minute schedule during the day
ri"sh R houl : ™ ,, |nit e id h 0f U twe"v " 8 a 'nd
B "' p nantîtes Respectively as aî p.es
f r
Mr. Heindle said his company had
noticed the Increase In travel on the
lino In question. He said, however,
that the company's business was in
creasing. and it was short of cars,
fully Intending to get Tjew ones for
I the fall business.
"Business Increasing despite (he
abolishment of the strip tickets?"
asked Mr Cclavcr.
Mr. Heindle admitted it was In
| creasing, but not as much as in other
I cities. He said that Chester bad
' a hlgger Increase, clue to the
; niany new Industries going up there,
| u P promised the member« that he
would have a rending taken of tho
bu8 i ne sB on the Washington street
Mr. Bally asked Mr Heindle why
the company did not institute an
hourly night service and the com
pany official replied that there would
not he enough business to pay for 4\Ie
grease used on the cars during the
After Mr. Heindle retired the mem
bers discussed Ihe proposition of in
stalling a municipal lighting plant,
using power generated at the City
Mills pumping station. The disrus
«ion was informal, however, and no
action taken Mr. Vance remarked
during the discussion that the city
should own all the slreet ear road
beds, conduits, etc., and thought the
suggestion should be brought to the
attention of City Council and that body
take it up with the Legislature. It
Continued From First Page,
night. Several others have spoken
of the peculiar actions of a strange
Italian. According to resident» there
are several huts in the Campbell and
Bowers woods which consist of about
JOu acres which the Italian has built
and is supposed lo live In. They
are built of old logs and fence rails.
The posse on Sunday visited these
huts but could not And the man and
it Is supposed that he
where In the thick of the woods
watching them make the search.
George H. Rommell, Sr., of No. 335
North Broome street, has announced
himself a candidate for the Board of
Education from the Twelfth ward. Mr.
Rommell was a member of the board
14 years ago.
It was announced this morning that
William J. Robinson, the present in
cumbent from that ward, would not be
a candidate to succeed himself. Joseph
H. Hill is also a candidate from the
Twelfth ward.
By the United Press
NEW YORK. May 6—The stock
market opened quiet and easier.
C. T. Hudson and Company say:
"Walt for drives before buying back
The market is still oversold."
Reported Dally by F O. Laekrr *
Co., broker* and bankers, member»
Philadelphia dtock Exchange. M3
Market «feet.
Closing Quotations
Vm Loc ... 37
Antal. Cop
Am Smelt . à7\ Sou. Pae ... 96't
Am Sug. Co I Sou Ry. Co 24 %
A. T. ft 8. F 99 1 2 Onion Pae .149
B. ft 0.98 vj o. S St. Co 63*4
Brook. R T. 90
Con I.oath
C ft O ..
Don. ft R. O 20V ; As Com ... 38 'i
Eile Com . 28 7i Cam. Steel. 50'*
Erie 1st Pfd 4 7j*| Elec, of Am.
fouls ft N 132.V Lehigh Nav 85
Mo Pac .... 35 Lehigh Val. 154 '/,
M K ft T N 24 North Con.
N. T. Cen 201 % ppila. R T. 23 y.
North Pac 1H J * ppua Co .. 44
Norf ft Wes' 105 V m, 11a Elec 23H
Peo. Oas ., 109V T 0n . Mining 5*4
Penn . 112 V
Rondin * .. 161 'A
Rock >s ... 19V
74V I St. Paul ... 107 '4
■U. 8. St. Pf 106 V
22V Wabash Pf . 9V
64 West. Union 70
was pointed out, however, that neither
| the Board or Council fared very well
when they appeared before the last
> body.
85 V
U. Gas. tin.
May July.
36 Vi 34 Vi
Mav July. May July.
89-V 89% 64 «4 66 Vs
An anniversary solemn high mass.
In memory of Mrs. Maria Newell, who
died on November 7, 1912, will be
celebrated in St. Peter's Cathedral to
morrow morning at 8 o'clock.
Ratine Suitings
R-A-T-l-N-E in most stores spells scarcity:
not so here, as we have while and many desirable
shades in many qualités. The line of white is
particularly good, all being the best imported
makes, at $1,00. $1.25, $1.50 yard. Others for as
little as .'15c, 50c and 75c yard.
The most scarce colors are Nell rose and
Copenhagen; these we have, together with other
desirable colors, in many qualities. Figured ef
fects at 75c yard.

Linen Suitings
No matter how many new fabrics for sum
mer use are brought out, those made of linen
never lose their popularity. This store, long
known for its splendid variety of dress linens,
never showed such a complete line as now.
White and colors in French Ramie. Crepe and
Ratine weaves. I .arge showing of natural color
and novelty effects. In the line you will see even
price idea represented and in many instances very
special values on new and desirable weaves.
Separate Waists
Our window exhibit of the newest waist
models conveys only in the slightest degree the
real extent of our entire line. We show models
suitable for even- occasion in those fabrics that
are most in demand.
Chiffon Waists, $5.00 each and upwards.
Tub Silk Waists, $4.50, $5.00, $6.00 each.
Black and While China Silk Waists, $5 each.
The popular and scarce Crepe de Chine Waists
in black, white and colors, $5.00. $6.50. $S.50,
$10.00 each.
Linen Waists, $1.50 each lo $10 each.
Voile and Cotton Creoe Waists. $2.50 each io
$10 each.
Lingerie Waists, $2.00 et^| and upwards.
Our Waist section can supply all your waist
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Garment News
Our line ot seasonable garments has been kept
lo the hi best point of excellence. No matter
hat the weather conditions, those who travel will
require a Top Coat for use with one-piece Dresses.
We show a hundred suitable models at $12.00 lo
$50.00 each.
Blue Serge Suits are likewise always in He- _ 4
mand. $15.00, $18.00, $20.00. $25.00. $30.00 each.
Our sales of Dresses have been unusually
large. This is not to he wondered at if you w nuld
sec the extent of our assortment Styles and fab
rics for every occasion at $10.00 to $65.00 each.
Complete showing of Linen Coal Suits at
$8.00. $10.00, $12.00. $15.00 each.
Separate Skirts of Linen, Linrnc, P'jue and
Special Offerings
Lot of slightly mussed Waists at half price.
Balance of'CI.ildren's Dresses at half price.
Wc continue the sale of "Trefousse" Kid
Gloves at $1.15 a pair, reduced from $1.50. $1.65
and $1.75 a pair.
Balance of Broche Crepe Meteors, this sea
son's most popular silk fabric, at great reductions.
Black, ivory, street and evening shades.
$1.50 grades .....
$2.50 grades.
$3.50 grades .
Complete showing of Muslin and Knit l nder
wear. Summer Bedding. White and tan silk and
lisle Hose in many grades.
Newest designs in Parasols.
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021-623 Market Street.
The Ladles' Aid Circle, of Elnniers
lice today, a check for *30 to be turn
ed over to the Ohio flood sufferers
The money has been
proper persons.
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