All the Suits and Overcoats are of the lat
est designs and patterns, Not an undesirable
garment in the whole stock. Drop in early,
Special Lot of Boys' Suits ^ Qg
-Plain Coat Kind?at
(Including all Blacks and Blues)
*630.00 Suits or Overcots Now i $22.50
25,00 Suits or Overcoats Now 18.75
22.50 Suits or Overcoats Now 16.88
20,00 Suits or Overcoats Now 15.00
18.00 Suits or Overcoats Now 13.50
16.50 Suits or Overcoats Now 12.38
15.00 Suits or Overcoats Now 11,25
10,00 Suits or Overcoats Now 7,50
Boys1 and Children's Suits and Overcoats
Reduced as Follows:
It begins Saturday morning, with an army of big: val
ues that represent unusual savings.
The. January Clean-up of clothing is on the calander
?it starts in the morning?and in a greater and more at
tractive way than ever before.
It's hardly necessary to remind you that fall business
was a bit "off?you've experienced it in your business?
most every man has.
That condition makes our stocks larger than they
should be at this season of theyear.
We"ve determined upon a policy that does not per
mit "doing things by halves"?you should act on them in
Nothing but our own regular stocks involved?Stein
Bloch, Michael Stern and Fashion Clothes particularly?
they're worth far more even than their regular price?
Read and bring price list.
Men's Suits and Overcoats
$10.00 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
9.00 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
8.50 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
7,50 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
6.50 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
5.00 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
4.00 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
3,50 Suit (knee pants) or Overcoat
Mr*. Shafferman Hostess.
ahaKBfr r." -. .
?? imF.-Shafferman enter
aXnumber'of friends lasteven
'oine on Coleman avenue.
_ uScheon vras Berred during
ivenlng b ythe hostess assisted by
notfifr^Mrs. E.'C. Scott, and'Mrs.
""BfiCTMreiti. vThe guests,' who
rfonSerrclassmates. of Mrs. Shaf
^ _ SHustead, Margret Fleming
Ml ? : h
Ivan Hawkins ' entertained a
ends at an all day.quil
aterday at her , home ;on
A;splendid dinner was
' e guests who numbered
"rs. E. C.'Jones .will en
ijgjTriendi at dinner this
,t":thelr home on Fairmont
or Mlat Banford.
a-'Banford, "of Pittsburg,
, Jsst. of 1 Miss" Ruth Miller
^mn3guest at an attractive
^luncheon at the Coun
iten. The appointments
man Greoniiouse Co.
, '.??!!SI,lv Butt, Pi- ?.
were In keeping with the holiday
spirit and were attractively arranged.
Covers were laid for Miss Banfonl,
Misses Hazel and Edith Frey, Susan
Arnett, Mary Ellen Henry, Martha
'Hutchinson, Sue Watson, paultne Ja
mison. Gazelle Smith, Mary Frances
Hartley, Helen Miller, Elizabeth Mil
ler, Carol Powell,. Ruth and Ethel
Heintzelman, Louise Leonard and
. Entertained W. M. K.
The W. M. K. Club a popular or
ganization was entertained at a
Christmas party yesterday afternoon
at the home of Mrs. Jas. Coogle. on
Fifth jtreet. The guests spent the af
ternoon at needle work and a dinner
was served later in the day. A
color scheme was carried out in red
and green and red carnations wero
given as favors. The guests Included
Mesdames E. C. Scott, Tbos. -Buckley,
C. S. Holt, Harry Aiford, C. W. Pax
son. Kenneth Palmer, T. S. Neptune,
W. F. Shafferman, Luther Fleming,
Wn. Rldgeley and Mrs. Louise Strait.
New Year Reception.
"Open House" an annual event In
the calendar of the Woman's Club will
bo observed tomorrow, when the
members of the Club will be hostess
es to thair friends at their apartments
In the Fleming building. The event
is the most important of the social
xTents of the club ,year and members
cf the club and their guests will be
1 resent in' large numbers. -
?'^rh'e'.roceivlng hours are from three
"until live o'clock. Mrs. George Alei
i. 1.1 ??m.
mltteo and will be assisted by a num-1
ler of club members.
Country Club Dance,
A largo number -of guests were In
attendance at the Christmas dance at
the Country Club last evening, the
number including many visitors here
Tor the holidays and members of the
College who arc spending their vaca
tions in the city. A special car left
the city at eight and carried the ma
jority of the guests and on their arri
val, the dance music began, being
rendered by the Cadenza orchestra of
Clarksburg. A buffet 3Upper was
served during the evening.
Tho dance hall was elaborately dec
orated for the event by Manager
Wehrle. of tho Hayraan Greenhouse
Co. Groups of pine trees and boughs
overhung with holly and mistletoe
transformed the scene to that of a
pine forest. The lights wero shaded
In red and an "electric" moon formed
red polnscttns that cast a pretty light
for the moon specials. In the dining
room green and white predominated
In the '.able decorations.
The marriage of Miss Mary Caro
lena Brand and Mr. Albert D. Bacon,
Jr.. will Be celebrated this evening ax.
1 six o'clock at St. John's church at
Clyde, New York. Invitations have
been received here to the wedding
which will be a brilliant affair. Miss
Brand was a former teacher of Do
mestic Science in the High school
and was a favorite in society during
her residence in this city. She Is n
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Brand
and Is a young lady of unusual charm.
Mr. Brand Is a prominent young busi
ness' man of New York. Miss Edith
Dean, teacher of Domestic Art in the
High school and a personal, friend, of
Miss-Brand will act as maid or hon
or. Miss Dean had been spending r
N. Y. The wedding will be followed
by a reception at the home of the
New Year's Party.
Misses Eva and Ola Conawav will
keep Open house at their home at the
Watson hotel tomorrow from ten to
eleven o'clock. I nvltationa were is
sued for the affair.
Theta Sigma Parties.
Several members of the Theta Sig
ma, a young ladles' sewing club, arc
entertaining extensively this week.
One party was given Tuesday after
noon, one is in progress this after
noon. and a third will he held this
evening. The party on Tuesday aft
One old Square Piano taken in ex
change at a great bargain.
Two organs In good condition for
almost a aong. must make room
for our'new stock coming InV, Easy
payments witfrout Interest.
Bell Phone 981
> PEOPLE^ *?
TT1EY COMEftM) '
ernoon was In the form of an after
noon tea by Miss Grace Crowl at her
home In Waison'evenue. Her guests,
members of the Theta Sigma, were
Mrs. cHarles'WIndsor and the Misses
Louise Hamilton, Beatrice Canter,
Helen Alford and Esther Hensel. This
afternoon Miss'Louise Hamilton is en
tertaining at Progressive Rum. at
her home In Third street. The dec
orations are in keeping with th,e sea
son, and the score cards are very at
tractively designed in blue and white.
Later in the afternoon' a luncheon will
be served. Besides the club members
there are present Mrs. Loran Mere
dith and the Misses Ruth Hamilton,
Irene Holbert. ETdna Hamilton. Aud
rey Corrotbers and Mary Hamilton.
| This evening Miss Helen Alford, of
i Coleman avenue, will entertain at a
| welch rarebit party, with a New
Year color scheme. The out of city
i guests will be Miss Mary Manning, of
I Clarksburg, and Mr. Gloss Clark,.of
J Mannlngton. Beside the members of
| the Theta Sigma the other city guests
I will bo Miss Irene Holbert and Messrs.
j Harry Arnett. Charles Windsor, Fred
| Dietrich, Coyd Yost, Earl Windsor,
Sterling Rlggs and Wendell Hess, the
, latter two of the University of Pitt.
j Mrs. E. W. Howard. Mrs. T. W.I
] Boydston and Mrs. Ira I.. Smith' went I
| to Unlontown, Pa., to attend a recep-[
tion at the home of Mrs. Thomas How- j
ard. honoring her daii&hter-ln-law. |
Mrs. Edwin H. Howard, a recent bride, j
Mrs. F\ T. Martin and son John, of
Oakland, Md. .were here today to at
tend the funeral of Mrs. J. A. Skinner.
They returned home this afternoon.
Born, on Saturday, Doc. 26, to Mr.
and Mrs. Lowls Howard, a son;
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. McGregor-arc
the guests of relatives In Parkershurg
James Reltz will leave tomorrow far
Denver, Col. He has spent the holi
days wllit his mother, Mrs. Mary
Reltz. on Fairmont avenue.
Mrs. Lura Duncan and daughter,
Miss Martha, are the guests of rela
tives in Pittsburgh.
itrs. George Martin, who had spent
the past several weeks with her moth
er and sister, Mrs. P. C. Ohley and
Mrs. W. H. Johnson, has returned tij
her home In Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Miss Nellie Rosier and brother Rob
ert are the guests of relatives in Par
kershurg and Salem.
Mrs. Eleanor Eddy Knutti. of Mor
gantown. Is the guest of her cousin,
Mrs. Jesse LeMastcrs, on Fairmont
Abel Klaw, of this city, a law stu
dent at the University of Pittsburgh,
loft this morning to resume his stud
ies in that city.
The Misses Stella and Rosebud.
Head are the guests of relatives In
Miss Beulah Winters, oi Clarksburg,
1 will spend New Year's Day here the
j guest of Mr. and Mrs. 0. B. Maddoxl
on Second street.
Mrs. Rose Steel and the Misses
Jeanette and Caroline Bright will
I spend New Year's day In Mannington
the guests of Dr. and Mrs, R. M. Hlte.
Miss Eleanor Blackford, and Miss
Kathaleer. Carroll, of Charleston are
the guests of the Misses Genevieve
and Maria Haymond at Shadyslde.
Mrs. Howard Furbee and daughters,
; Misses Adcle and Frances and son |
I Russell, of Mannlngton were th3
guests of friends In the city yester
Carl Pressman has returned from
Cumberland, Mr., where he had spent
the holidays with relatives.
J. H. Abbott spent the past low
days in Parkersburg attending a meet
of the Hotel Men's Association.' .
Mr. anu Mrs. Leslie Berry who had
been the guests of the former's sis
ters, Mrs. Alva Hall and Miss Adel
aide Plnnell, have gone to Grafton en
route to their home In Baltimore.
Miss Grace Crowl, of Watson ave
j nue, will leave on New Year's day for
Mannlngton; where she will visit
Poisons Her Babies
And Tries Suicide
NEW YORK, Dec. 31.?Mrs. Lorlys
Rogers, wife of an attorney, adminis
tered poison to herself and two small'
' children here yesterday; All. three
'are. In a hospital. The children are
'expected to die.
Mrs. Rogers, who Is a orlur
.charged with attempted suicide* ma
Shown In Seven Reel, of M^ilo,
PRESENTING THE COMPLETE PRODUi
"AM E RIC:
MAIN FLOOR, 20c.
Main street The next meeting of
Palatine Lodge will be held next~\V'ed
I nesday night.
Is Under Arrest
PROBABLY KNOWS MORE ABOUT
- KILARM MURDER THAN SHE
Little has developed in the Black
Hand case today. The inquest start
ed yesterday afternoon. The most that'
can be said so far is that <he state
: raents are repugnant and that each
! witness fails to support the stories
J that they'have already told.
I One of the things brought out yes
i lert'ay was that some of the gang
J who are now In custody were living
!at New England mines at the time Z.
M. Reese was assailed and cut up.
Mrs. Pauletta. who said yesterday
[ after viewing the corpse of Jim Ra
j chello that lie was not the noted Icad
, er of the Black Hand society In this
part of the country is reputed lo have
J changed her story after getting away j
froni the officials.
! Mrs. Pauletta Is reported lo have j
J told several reliable -witnesses that the j
man in the Cunningham morgue whom ,
she saw was none other than Jim Ra
chello. alias Julius Ross, who had
spread terror among the Italians by j
Ills rapacious appetite for blood. His i
rapacity for human life can be imag-1
Ined when It Is said that he has lieen j
responsible for at least fifty murders. ?
She told of the amorous relations I
that had existed between her and
Rachcllo and how he had christened
her baby. Other matters incident to
their lives also was told.
Constable A. R. Riggs wont over
lo Mrs. Pauletta's home In Water
street this aftornoon and placed him
under arrest. She will be given an
opportunity to tell what she knows
while confronted by the witness to
whom she talked after leaving the
county officials yesterday.
The inquest resumed the taking of
evidence this afternoon. There Is a |
large number of witnesses to he ex
Jokes About the ,
B. & 0, Are to Cease
Tired of being, made the?cotttlnuol
Jolte of the stage Jester and claiming
that there is ho longer Justification
for holding the time and speed of its
trains up before the public for ridi
cule. the Baltimore and Ohio railroad
company Is making an appeal to a
number of vaudeville and burlesqua
'managers of New York city, asking
tliem to have their funny men do
away with B. and O. Jokes on the
? The company claims that.lhe per
sistent holding up of the B. and 0. as
an example of what a railroad should
not be and the continual cracks taken
at Its trains Is creating a wrong im
pression In the minds of the publle.
Moreover, it is claimed that the rec
ords of train runs on that road will
show that its trains are In fact mak
ing an uniwually high percentage, of
? ; +
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY PARTY ]
GEN. BLISS, COMMANDER ON
MEXICAN BORDER, 61 TODAY.
Brigadier-General Tusker Howard
Bliss, TJ. S. A., who was entrusted
with the difficult Job of suppressing
the turbulent tendencies of Uncle
Sam's neighbors along the Mexican
border, will pass his sixty-first mile
stone today. Gen. Bliss Is a Penn
sylvantan by'birth, a native of Lew
isburg. and a son of the Rev. Dr. Geo.
Rlpleader. The future general re
ceived-.his early education at Lewis
burg Academy and Bucknell Univers
ity, and graduated from the West j
Point Military Academy In 1875. He I
specialized in artillery, and is con-J
9vne from "America".
HippoHrome play preienti
Ing picture!. Shown t6mo
OSTEOPATH and EYE
All diseases incceuli
without drags or initio!
Olauet of all ldndi|Mr
and miaranteed satitfaot
Ho 7 TTAT.T. BLOCK, j
Opposite Marietta Hotel.:
Will Warm Y
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