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IS $60,760.67 Total County Receipts for Year $258,363.34 and Ex penditures $197,602.67 BONDED DEBT IS $785,000 Special to The Evening Journal. DOVER, Dec. 22.—County Comp troller Thomas Meredith haa eub ml'tted bla annual report of the flnanolal condition of Kent oounty for the year from December 1. 1921, -to December 1, 1922, aa follows: . Balance December 1. 1921, In the treasury, $27,991.92. Total receipts from all sources, Including fees from county offices, county taxes and bal ance. $253.362.84. Expenditures, Including the cost of running the county government, salaries of county officials and as sistants, court expenses, appropria tions to Mothers' Pension, Ferris Industrial School, Girls' Industrial Sohool, board of prisoners New Castle County Workhouse, etc., $197,602.67. Balanco In general fund December 1, 1922. $60,760.67. Un collected taxes, $41,043.33. Bonded indebtedness fund, $30,806.19. State aid road fund, Including Stato appropriation, balance avail able for roads, etc., $903,273.60. To «mount by Kent county. $480, 273.60: by amount State highway, $423,000.00; amount State highway, $57,273.50; leaving balance of $480,273.50. ty Indebtedness, due from Total coun Including State highway bonded Indebtedness $786, 000.00. Good roads account: $33.887.32. 246.00. Resident Judge Harrington In « few daya will appoint auditors to audit the book* of the county. Receipts, Expenditures, $24, j VETERANS ATTEND DENNEY FUNERAL Special to The Evening Journal. DOVER, Dec. 22.—At the funeral of William Denney, father of Gov ernor William D. Denney, held ye« . terday in Christ P. E. Church, the «urvlvlng members of Gen. A. T. A. » Torbert Post, No. 3, G. A. R., of which Mr. Denney was a member, attended In a body and held a short service at the grave. The surviving comrades included Magistrate !.. F Bn Wood, Augustus Owens. James D. A Boggs, Jame« S. Godwin. Thomas A' Jackenn and Augustus Miller. Mag t istrate Wood was in chargo of the services at the grave and Mr. Owens acted as chaplain. Both Mr. Den I ney and Mr. Mabrey, who have died in Cover within the pa*! week, were members of the local Post, G. A. K. Tho funeral of Mrs. Mary E. Smlthera, widow of the late Nathan iel B. Smlthero and mother of the late William T. Smlthera. will take place In People* Christian Church tomorrow afternoon at 1.30 o'clock, with the Rev R. C. Helfenstein. D. D., pastor of the church In chare*. Interment will be made In the Smlther* plat at Barratt's Chapel. I TO SING CAROLS IN STATE HOUSE CUPOLA Special to The Evening Journal. DOVER, Dec. 22.—The Dover Choral Society will sing Christmas carols on Dover Green, next Sunday evening, at 9 o'clock, the endorse ment of the ministerial association of Dover being given to the affair. It la expected that one of the selec Uons will be sung from the cupola of the State Souse, as was done last year. Prior t<* «he closing of the Dover Putolio Sdhools for the holidays, the faculty of the school gathered to gether yesterday afternoon in the Science room for a pleasant hour. Followdng a social hour, doughnuts, candy end apples were enjoyed. Most of the faculty will spend their week's veation with relatives at their respective homes In and out side of the State. i LIVING COSTS MORE THAN IN JULY, 1914 f NEW TORK, Deo. 22.—The cost of living among wage-earners' fam ilies in the United States on Novem •ber 15. 1922, was 58.4 per cent, hlgh ' er than in July, 1914, according to the results of an investigation of con ditions the country over, announced , by the National Industrial Confer ence Board. There was an increase of 1.3 points, or .8 of one per cent, between October 15 and November 15, brought about by continued increases in food, clothing, coal prices and higher renja The increases reported for rent, though slight, were suffi ciently numerous to cause an aver 1 age increase of 1 per cent, for the i, country. The average of sundries and of gas and electricity decreased. Between July. 1920, when the peak in the cost of living was reach * d, and November, 1922. the cost of living dropped 4.1 points or 22.6 per A cent, tho report said. RETURN SEIZED TdQT'OR. SA1.EM. N. J-. Dec. 22.—Judge Charles K. Lynch, of Trenton, ha* ssuod an order presented by for iner Judgo Henry Burt Ware, of Sa I lem, for the return of the property / of Charles Toulson and Ernest La \L lerazo. of Salem, and William Smith, /I of Clarkshoro. on whose places a ' quantity of alleged liquor was con fiscated by prohibition officers. Now that the order has been granted, *!the alleged evidence cannot be used " in court against the men for viola tlon of the Volstead act. * Don't miss Wilts' "Going Out of Business" Sale. 7 and 9 East Sev enth street.—Adv. =rr= Store Open 9 A. M. to 6 P. M. The Store of a Million Gifte Philadelphia, Friday, December 22, 1922 We can do wonders in rdshing Christmas purch ases—bought even up to 1 o'clock Saturday, but take nothing "for granted." Get our promise—then we know and can act. Gimbel Brothers For Saturday For Saturday Will you fully assume responsibility with us for Christmas deliveries? Be sure that our representa tives have agreed to deliver. MARKET-CHESTNUT it EIGHTH * NINTH »V Many people like e xtra supplies of pretty handker chief » in case some one's Delightfully Débonnaire Deauville Kerchiefs Special— Men's Big, Swagger Ulsters, Overcoats and Great Coats Did You For Her Boudoir Remember Gloves been forgotten. The fol louing are just the thing — Perfume bottles of frosted col ored glass with a saucy parrot painted on the side of them . Sorittgltamd $2.95 Hand-Embroidered Irish Linen Handkerchiefs 3 for $1 for the Children? Boys' and Girls' Smart Lined Suede Glove*, brown or gray, very special values at $1.25.* Warm Woolen Gloves for the "Outdoor" Man. Woolen gloveg in oxford gray or heather colors, i Regular $1.25 values at 85c. $1 and Dainty Ivory-flnished boudoir oil lamps, complete with shade. Each and Kuppenheimer Makes $3.95 $2.75 Pair $1.50 \V, They*v* taken «mart femininity fcy etorni • For they're •<> becoming— whether knotted Jauntily about the throat, worn toned Into a ban. or two combined into a stun nine wals?. Such colorln print«, quaint pone**, small "decant" dealene or gay "apUahlng" onee on tan with oft«« a wide border to oomplete tha color scheme, and aome like garden of colorful poalcs behind screens « ▼lass and leavea jfjn For men who know what's what In clothe* —for men who want to be sure of getting what's right without having to bother, these two famously fine makes at— Paisley in the Kitchen! Paisley - patterned rubberised household aprons, 50c. Rubberized Silk Tourist Cases, $1.25 Have five pocket*. Specially priced, $1.25. lg. a muffler, or fa«h. "tie hat or gypsy tur Women's Pique - Sewn One-Clasp Mocha Gloves. Very beautiful quality. Gray. Regular $3 value for $2.15. They're fine and sheer and hem stitched, and have hand embroid ery in one comer. Well Christmas-box as many sets as you like. —Olmtwto. FhtlaS.lpSU. rtrrt lm is ! Merry gypsy Japanese Keene, os // $35 $40 $45 i —OUnbelt, Philadelphie., First Soar. Other* at $2.25 to $6 —GtmbaU. PkiUdr hi* 1 kom»n'i Vackwear, Fir at Haar« t — OlmWU. Philadelphia. Pirat flaw. mm Newest and »mart est of overcoating» and models. Deep-pile fabrics, over plaid», Scotch heathers. Conservative dress Overcoats in Meltons and Keraey«, up to $75. "Something for a boy about —Something woman." "Something for an older person" — we'ro helping folk. eon etantly to find the "ju.t right " f er invalid on Indestructible Pearl Bead Necklaces With White Gold Diamond-Set Gasp $9 to $15 Wide Satin-Bordered Silk Umbrellas for Women ® <& Brand-New —Just in!—1000 ,*> \jf A BOOKS f/ A ft <e\Æ Silk And last-minute searchers hav* about one hundred thousand se lections! For instanci 1 London-Made Overcoats $45 $55 $65 The Wonder Book of Knowledge, Petticoats at $2.95 and $3.95 82 « h Answers ths thousands of (Tin Hons children ask. Over TOO Illus trations. / $7.50 $6.95 1 The Children's Bible, $3.50 Selections from the Old and New Testament., tran.lated and errarred by Henry Foster Ki in color. Of Scotch Shetlands, Irish duffles, fancy Dev onshire mixtures. These Overcoats arrived ahead of the new higher tariff velour*, heathers. Choose a purple, green, gar net. navy or brown one to please her. Instead of $15 A- Sherman and Charles ent. Profusely illustrated Because Gimbels bought for ! you—right in Paria —and litcr ( ally bought out a fine maker. 24-inch strands, graduated. Real pearl shimmer! Christmas fine! k IZ Favorite Fairy Tales, $1 Edited and arranged by I»gsTi Marshall. Ons hundred Uluntratlona. Aladdin 'n Hed Riding-Hood, *n— everything ! The Count of Monte Crista, $1 By Alexandre Dumas Illustrated with scenes from the photoplay pro duced by William Fox. Broken Barriers, $2 Mrrsdlth Nicholson'» latest booh A story of s typical American alrl and her family. Plain-color satins. Changeable satina * Silk jerseys — color trimmed. And such color combina They have the very smart, handles you'd expect at $9 Crombie Overcoat« of J. & J. Crombie'* (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) finest overcoating; in new colorings Men'« Suits at $29 Extra trousers to match at $6. Worsteds, cassimeres, cheviots, tweeds, diag onals, herringbone weaves, pencil stripes. Plaid-Back Novelty Overcoats, JO? ■»() Valor» to $40, at— viefeeOO new to $ I 5 ; long amber-tint, white Fancy Colored Bead Necklaces Sparkling jewel effects—topaz, ruby, red, amethyst, aquamarine, I jet, solid and novel "mingled" colorings. Very exceptional at $1.95. —Otmlwli. rUUdelpU*. fin« teat. '65 colored tips and stub ends and slim silk cases to complete t ions I Flounce* shirred, corded, pleated. —OtmtoW, PMl*«*l»kl*. lm>4 6 m* Evening Dre»« Clothe« Full dress raits at $40 to $70. Tuxedo suits at $35 to $65. Dress and Tuxedo Vests at S6.25 to $12.50. a' or them. —oubM*. n,ti*4»h>ki*. nm i«t. God s Minute, 60c A book of 864 dally prayer*. —QtmW,. rhllaéeipbia, rittt teer —OlmMs. SmmS (Mr. Viatk Street. Fsorely " Intimate Gifte n — Crepe de Chine Nightgowns at $3.95 and $4.95 Kinds she'll save to tuck in her new over night bag. lacy effects—with shell pink or orchid silk. Crepe de Chine Envelope Chemises, at $2.95, $3.95, $4.95 Orchid and shell pink— adorable lacy or taste ful "tailored" model*. Mostly strap-top. —OtmMls. PMl*4.lpM». In the Gift Class Beautiful Diamond-Set Jewelry Bought At Savings You Share Her Diamond Bar Pin—or Ring Solid platinum front bar pins with 14-karat gold back. All with fine white cut diamonds. Save a third from regular Men's Sweaters $9.75 (White) $5 rt . i set Men's button-front Sweat ers; surplice neck, two pockets; can be worn under the coat. Brown and dark oxfords. r j prices, Pure worsted pull-over head Sweaters; big shaker knit style, shawl collar, purled bottom; all-white; very popular with high- wfYN school boys and girls. «Wy * 17.95 * 18.95 and * 23.95 a at Prett;e«t I Her Diamond Ring The style pictured. Solid white gold mounting act with fi pure white diamond—about Yi karat. Exceptional at. Larger aton v A I // mounting. S' , -z/s I l/i $167 ne Men's Bath Robes, $ 4.95 Prices Begin at— Others at $6.95 and $8.50 Six hundred ht the group—styles men pick for them selves, hence safe choosing tor a man's gift. $4.95. $6.95, MM. * I — ' 50-100 to 65-100 karat at $335 a karat, including ■ ifT? 1 0 ... Diamond-Set Scarf Pin« for Him Several styles of 14-karat green gold, set with real aquamarine», sapphires, olivines, tourmalines or other stones combined with a n cut white diamond. A regular $18.50 value at. u) I U III \r, t -OimMi, PMU4elp*U. Tint tom. Hist« — OLmb«l«, Pint fl««r. / ^Four Carloads A Four Big Wonderful Carloads—of Girls' and Boy«' $1.95 Roller Skate« TOYS lAtst Chance for Gimbel Christmas Candles 8 lbs. of Candy for $2 $1.45 Have Just Come to the Top o' the World Toy Store The recent freight embargo tied up shipment»—some lots have been on the road since early in Novemberl Plenty of doll carriages and dolls and autos and wagons and velocipedes—two «»rloads from the American National Com pany, of Toledo, famous makers of big toy*. But plenty of everything! Many "Specials" at Very Real Saving« Helps "Santa" to more ambitious giving, and dears decks for us! The famous funny Walking Wallopus at 85c—been $1.50. Regular $8 Lionel Electric Train* now $5.95—A dandy Gimbel Special, Comprising 5 lbs. Assorted Chocolates—Pound Assorted Caramels Pound of Hard and FUled Gloss Candles And Pound of Clear Hand-Made Sugar Togs The Eight Pound« for $2 6 i sfl.S J ] Eft Few grifts will be more priied by Ifirl OT boy than a pair of roller skates—one of the best forms of outdoor or indoor exercise. Girls' ha*« hlfh le*t b*r strap with clamp to*. Boys' have steel back with leather strap and clamp toe. Ail skate* can be adjusted to any ilw . _ , , A good eubetanUal skate, special at $1.46, value $1.96 Slip a pair Into the Chrtotmaa "stocking" for boy or girl ! Foot-Balls, at $1.75 to $9 Air Rifles, at $1 to $5 (Umbel Special lOOU-h.t, btaed Bnl.h Air Sit», st SI.»*. —Qtiab.il. PkilatrlfbU. Tourt* teer. L I 2Vi-lb. Boxes of Assorted 7C. Chocolates at.. ... .. ^ V Regular $2.50 Dolls at 95c ^Jointad; I C3\ rull 15 outfit I S inches Other Gimbel Christmas Candy Specials 6-lb. Boxes Assorted Chocolates at $1.25. 5-lb. Boxes of Christmas Mixtures at $1.25. Park & Tilford's Candy Toy Shop at 75c. Assorted Chocolates, packed in 1-, 2-, 3- and 5-lb. boxes at 60c & 80c lb. Regular $5 Toy Sewing Machines at $3.95—Yes. they really sew! Regular 85c Sandy Andy Toys at 68c. Regular $1.25 Tinker Toys at 95c. Regular $1.50 Sets of Indian Soldiers at $1.15.__ Regular $7.50 Mama 7 1 DoU * y 20 inches tall. In pretty drees, shoes and stockings, v I Beautiful Imported Dolls, Display Dolls and Samples—Half Price Regular $10 Mama Dolls Now $7.95 and S.bnr 8t»r» —Olmbel., ( bratant St. Am Daintily dressed and two feet tall. _01mb.li. PkiUdalphi*. Top »• tb< WerM Ip Stor*. Faurtb «Mr. Subway Store Sale of c ÜJaÛÇi(Ovet i Winter Shoes $ 1 7 C REJECTS: Gimbel Walking Boots Äko Included in the Sale ' it » S We rc fortunate in an allotment of these nationally known shoe*. And to make the aale doubly successful we've added high shoes from our regular stock. Some show minor defect»—but they're bard to find. • • All are High Shoes. Tan calf and black kid and "two-tone*." Stylish heel». All aizes in the sale. $1.75 and $2.9«,. 2.90 ; •• . ■ •• -Worth Double Woraen'i V Women's—Twenty Styles - ' l », 99 And Men's "Walk-Over and "Logan" Shoes— Special for Christmas L ■■ V $3.60 Jk 2100 Pairs of Women's and Girls' d»o /|C Four-Buckle Arctics— ^ * I 3000 pair*—dressy kinds. Black and tan. All sizes and width*.-. ' > $1.75 $2.90 r 'i I «k \ m V« V •f : 3 ■j i \ dSt jL ; =U il», Philadelphia, Subway Btf.