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i ( r.Mvu. nFrPMitifi 21. im. THE SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES We Wish You All a Merry Christmas The Store of Activity We Wish You All a Happy New Year BELL PHONE EMPLOYES TO GET PAY BONUSES One Hundred ami Twenty In South JW-nd und MMiawaka to II Ilcn- rfittl hy Ultra Dhhlcnrf. Four Artist's at St. Paul's Church 4 Next Thursday Rob Co, ertson oros 1 HAPPENINGS IN AND ABOUTTOWnI ANGEL NAMED ' OVER IRELAND i I liwirn i n i I li i m - i ii . i mm tu , , i ., . - i p. mt ,i .. ...,. ... ; Appointed Superintendent of Free Employment Bureau, Opponent Is Assistant. AIä S. I-tnK'l and Ar- hie (. Graham won over Warron C. Irc l.n:I and AU rt W. Mir k in larxlins; the aprointriif nt of Uu- hu pfrinU-n-tJnt of the South livnJ branch of tho Indiana Frr- Krnploynifnt iiijreau. I-anl, who wan backed ly Graham for th siiporintf-ndf nr y, vas appointed Saturday ty H'-nry A. Ilobt-rm, tatr statistician--!' t. ar.d Ireland, who was favored y lick. was named as hi assistant. According to arrangements tint har heen mad between the two. lariRcl ha been iven the honor of thf- iup?rintendency, but his salary will bo tho Fame as that of his rleik. Mr. Ireland. The yuperinteinle nt's salary is $ 1 .2 " 0 per year, while that of hi assistant is JSOm. Th" two. however, have agreed to split tho total of $2,000 allotted to the office and each will receive S 1 an nually. Iimel has been connected with the republican organization for sev eral years, although he is only 27 years obi. He was nominated on the citizens ticket for city clerk, but was defeated by Harvey Hostiser. He was appointed city Ftock-keeper by Mayor Keller and is holding that place now. Mr. Ireland is employed now as a city truant officer. GIVES INSURANCE POLICY CiiSTiian-Mat thews Itano Co., Ko nienilKrs Its Workers. A new departure in Christinas sifts has been undertaken in a outh Ilend factory, it becama known .Saturday, when announce ment was made by the i:nman Mathews Ilanpe Co., that each of its employes would receive a one-year $no policy on his life, operative from Jan. 1. 1017 until Dec. 31, IUI 7. This announcement was maiie to employes upon attractive holiday cards accompanied by tho necessary blanks for the policy which is to be issued by the Aetna. Life Co. The lanpe company in former years pave turkey dinners and Fouvenirs to its employes, but adopted the new plan as a mo?t lasting benefit, the policies are to be written by U. CS. Päse, district manager of tho Aetna company, through tho t?am Pace agency. One hundred and twenty employes of the Central Union Telephone Co. in South I lend and Mishawaka will be benefitted by the recent extra pay dividend declared by the re ceiver of th company for the em ployes of the company in Ohio, In diana, and Illinois. II. T. lionds, manager of the lecal office, received instructions Saturday afternoon to pay the dividend which is dhided as follows: Kmployes of the company, who have been in ser vice fur one year and who are re ceiving $.1,000 or less per year, will be given the equivalent of three weeks' pay. while those of the same who have been In the service from three months to one year, will receive the equivalent of two weeks' pay. All employes 'io not participate in this, it being tho intention to help those employes whose margin be tween income and necessities is nar row. Mr. Honds was unable to give out any liures Saturday on the total amount of the distribution in South T'.end and Mishawaka. The amount which will be distributed in the three states exclusive of Cleveland. Cincin nati, IZvansville. Hary, and Ham mond whose phones are operated by other companies will he about $200,-ooo. BROKEN HEART MADE WHOLE AT NAVY OFFICE Man Who Would IlnlM After Quar rel With Wife l.a Hack Home by O nicer. CHICKENS IN DEMAND Tuikrjs An Cuotcil at From 2 to 30 Cents. Hundreds of chickens were sold at the market Saturday morning, the fowls, dressed and undressed, sell ing at 17c and 'JJc. Ducks were .old at 22c dressed and turkeys at IV.e and T.Oc. rabbits dressed at 20c and geese dressed at 2 5c. Apples are selling for 23c a peck and eggs, strictly fresh for 4 Sc. There was a large crowd of buy ers on the market and they stayed late and purchased much. Every body left the bridge with either a hicken under their arm or leading a turkey along. Christmas trees were on sale by many of the farmer?. Hroken 'hearts as well as enlist ments are handled with equal facil ity at the local navy recruiting sta tion. When the recruiting officer ar rived Saturday morning he found a voting man awaiting him. Disaster and gloom were manifest on his countenance. His name and address was secur ed for the enlistment papers and then he was asked whether he was single or married. The reply came back that he had been married a year but from now on he expected to be a single man working for Uncle Sam. Scenting a mouse the inspector questioned the man and learned that he and his young wife had quarreled and ni.ht before and that he was going away to forget his troubles. Dy a skillful application of oil to the troubled waters the inspector led the man back home to a happy re union. Profuse thanks were lavished upon him after the reconciliation. More than $300 was found on the young man by the inspector. Four Chicago artists will appear Thursday evening in a concert at St. Paul's Memorial Methodist Epis copal church. The concert having been made possible through the gen erositv of one of the members of the church. N'o admission will be j charged and a cordial invitation is j extended not only to members of! St. Paul's but to all music lovers. The artists to be heard are Edgar A. Nelson, organist; Parnell Egan, tenor; Amy Emerson Neill, violin ist, and Mrs. Louise Harrison Slade, contralto. The first part of the concert will be given by Mr. Nelson, organist of the First Presbyterian church of Vak Park and of the Sunday Even ing club of Chicago. Mr. Nelson is the head of the organ department of the Hush Temple of Music and is the conductor of the Swedish and th i Harvester Choral clubs. At pres ent he has the honor of being the president of the Artists' association of Chicago. The second part in the program will be presented by Parnell Egan. the pifted tenor of Unity church. Oak Park, and concert singer of first rank. Mr. Ean is the tenor, who last fall was so highly appreciated when he presented a program to the Knife and Kork club of this city. His voice is of the true lyric quality, rich and full and of remarkable range. His repertoire is wide and varied and embraces the master works of many schools, numerous operas and all the standard oratorios. The third part of the concert will be given by Mis Neill, the violinist, who won the first prize last year in Chicago in the violinists' concert, held under the auspices of the So ciety of American Musicians. She is a pupil of Hugo Kortschak and Is at present violin soloist of the Amer ican Symphony orchestra and the Chicago Operatic company. The fourth part of the concert will be given by Mrs. Louise Harrison Slade, for eight years contralto solo ist of the Fourth Presbyterian church of Chicago. For the past year she has been the contralto soloist of the First Presbyterian church of Evans ton, 111., and has recently been en gaged to sing in the same capacity in the Chicago Second Presbyterian church. She has a voice of exception al fullness and range and has for a number of years held an enviable place among the vocalists of Chicago. RESCUE MISSION WILL BRING CHEER TO MANY MUCH COAL DONATED TO FEDERATION FUND Scaly Families to bo Marie Happy as Koult of Investigators. rtiriay's Collections of $.8.0 Bring ' Total Up to $10,- 951.89. Why I Wear The total of $338.20 collected by the workers for the fund raised by the Federation for Social Service, raised the .total amount collected up to Friday night to $ 16.951.SI. It is feared that the collections of today will fall below the usual mark owing to the fact that most people will be busy on the eve of Christmas with shopping- and other matters. Among the collections returned to the federation Friday were sum3 from the Kiwanis club and from Mr. Webster's Sunday school class of St. Paul's M. E. church. Others that gave In collections were S. Stratigos, E. R Slaughter, Mrs. J. M. Stude taker, W. O. Davie. J. R. Haugh ton and D. I. Guilfoyle. Coal in varying" quantities has been a most welcome gift during the past few days as has been baby bonnets and other incidentals for the use of the needy poor. ROSS FOUND NOT GUILTY ". GLASSES Was .vuch1 of IiNe Statements to Secure Credit. I Give you the wonderful con venience of near and far vis ion in one pair of glasses. No seam nor hump to blur vour vision and make you look freakish. KRYPTOKS (pronounced Crip-tocks) are the modern, scientific solution in lenses for duMe vision. We are the only opticians in South Bend who .crind Kryptok lenses on premises. Dr. J. Burke & Co. Optometrists and Manufac turing Opticians. The largest manufacturing opticians in Northern Indiana. 230 S. MICHIGAN ST. Bell 727 j Home 2091. o'clock Saturday morning fitting in circuit court in lloss, charged with statement It. order after sitting in de Friday noon, re of not guilty. the affidavit signed A. C. Joe Ross and Johan Rubelin- At :1 t h e j u ry the cae of Joe making p. fa Is. to secure credit, liberation since turned a verdict In .Vardi Personal investigation into the home conditions of more than 240 families and the securing of the needs of each to the greatest pos sible extent, has been part of the work of the City Rescue Mission, in its efforts to make Christmas mean something besides suffering and hardship to the poverty stricken ones of South Rend. Of these 240 families, son- iere around 1S3 of them are mein ij of the Mission Sunday school, . the wants of others have become kno wn through the letters of the children written to Santa Claus in care of Wyman's store. Theso letters, writ, ten in childish despair, born of pre vious disappointments, but yet with the hope that never dies within öne, expressed the desire for toys and the need for food and clothes. Wyman's store having turned the notes over to the Rescue Mission, R. A. Rird, superintendent of the mission, saw that all of the homes were visited. Toys and necessities were then secured and will be given out according to the needs of the home. Dolls, penknives, dresses, stockings, mittens and many other pieces of wearing apparel will be distributed Christmas day, and in many cases, groceries, while some families will receive half tons of coal. Christmas afternoon all of the children of the Mission Sunday school will be given presents from a Christmas tree that the mission has arranged for. Friday afternoon at the regular meeting of the Mirtha Mission circle, Mrs. R. A. Rird served a lunch and presents were distributed among the women. NO DELIVERY MONDAY yi are charged with declaring that they were tb.e owners of property in order to secure credit from Nardi, a dealer in live stock and horses. The ca.-e went to the jury Friday noon .und it remained seated until mid night. Soon after convening Satur- i day morning the decision was reach ed. BOND PLACED AT S500 Po-itofficc to Take Care of Only Per ishable iCKKls. No deliveries will be made by the rostofllce Christmas except the per ishable goods and special deliveries. The rural routes will be taken care of as usual. The stamp window will only be open from 9 till 10, one hour, and the general delivery win dow will te open from T till 11 in the mornlr.g for general delivery patrons only. Man Who IVed Pen Knife to Iaoe Court Wednesday. Dan Rrown, who was arrested Thursday for slashing Wladysl&w Srniegiolski with a pen knife in a saloon brawl, was arraigned in city court Saturday morning charged with assault and battery with intent to 'kill. He was bound over to ap pear before the court next Wednes day :nd the bond set at $Ul. The court was informed that Smiegielki has not b-en seriously injured and will be aide to appear. ri:mi ;m r i :n 1 1 i ti :mi l Firemen of No. 4 hose house were presented with cigars for Christ mas by the Singer Mfg. Co. Satur day every I':re-:ight-r held a large ll'C Cuban ciar in m Rmilinv far -. s .,r r .1 -r w r r v - . sr j r.v T2tt- r.i-in .r.' v . rj - mmmtmJ 5 'l if L- k 7 5-?, 77 !...--. J j . m rning---Ends Saturday , Dec. 30 Starts Tu Just five days of quick selling to clear away all broken lines. All Winter Merchandise has been sharply reduced to insure your interest in this quick clearance sale. No need to urge your early attention, good house wives are always alert to these opportunities. 200 Winter Coats Reduced to $5 Coats that were formerly $10.00 and $15.00. These coats are all wool. Many are lined. All good serviceable garments; all sizes to 42. 55 Corduroy Coats Reduced to $8.95 These coats represent the odd corduroy coats, from six regular lines; all lined coats. That we have sold to $15.00. - . . yi . . ill ' c'ttv-X'- W h 65 Coats at $15 Coats made by such coat makers as Wm. Fischman Max Rube! and E. J. Wile. Also manv Wooltex mod els, Wool Velours, Cheviots, Silk Plushes. Not a coat worth less than S25.00. All sizes. Women's and misses' sizes. White Sale 100 Coats at $25 Handsome fur trimmed Coats, beautiful Plush Coats, Coats from our regular stock that sold to S 10. Reduced to $25.00. Our January Sale ot Sj ev YVhitr (Inn is rnmmrMifPs I ' V - - V W --r 1 Vr V W m m m " 1 Tuesday, Jan. 2nd. Linens, Sheetings, Mus lins, Aprons, Muslin Under wear, House Dresses, Notions. Great Clearance Sale of Children's Winter Coats at 25 Discount After the greatest season we have ever known, nur Children's Section will clean up iis entire winter stock of coats at 25 Discount. This includes all Plushes, Chinchilla and Cloih coats. In fact every Winter Coat Reduced 25 f . No roods sent on aonrovaL Nn Sa! crnrr?c vi i 0 - Watch papers next week for further announcements s gTTT these suits. ale oi Children's Cloth Dresses Every Dress at 25 Discount All Winter Suits, about 100 in All, Many Fur Trim men at 25 Discount The best investment you can make is to buy one of c WOMEN'S SILK DRESSES have been smartly reduced, offering you a wonderful opportunity to save money and wear a new dress the balance of this season. See these at $12.50, $15.00, $19.75. earance House Dresse s A remarkable lot of qual ity materials made up into the finest designs of House Dresses. The "Dix" and "Electric" are qualities that are stamp ed with approval by all who have worn them form tit ting, perfect workmanship, in stripes, checks and plain colors, at $1.50 and $1.98. House Dresses of Per cales and Ginghams, of good washable fast dyed' quality, in all styles, low and high neck, long or short sleeves, elastic banded at waist, some with adjustable hem. Prices $1.00 and $1.25. COVER ALL APRONS The greatest assortment of service aprons in every style will be on sale Tues-dav. Winter Hats In four big lots at 1 .GO, $ 1 .95, $2.95, $5.00 Including all winter pattern hats modes you can buy and lay away for next fall. Black, white and colors. Untrimmed Shapes Your choice of any style in two big lots at 50c and $1.00. Children's Hat Sale Buy one or two and lay them away. They are good for next year. All tailored, at 50c and $1.00. WOMEN'S SERGE DRESSES at such interesting prices reduced from their regular values. You will purely want an ex tra dress if you see these now morked at $7.95, $10.00, $12.50, $15.00. Ä22: A ,- 5 v? V A Sensational Waist Sale Commencing Tuesday This section always alive to the opportunities, invites you to help clean up the stock quickly. You will be glad to do so when you see the attractive offer ings before you. We, however, urge you to come early. The quick action starts promptly at 8:30. Group 1 at 25c Washable Voile Waists, formerly sold at SI. 00. White with stripes in black or navv or all white. Group 2 at 50c White Voile and Organdy, long sleeves; some a little soiled but none worth less than S 1.50. Group 3 at $1.00 Voile and Batiste, with embroidered fronts and lace trimmed; broken sizes. A Wonderful Bargain in Knit Hoods One table full of odd Hoods.Caps, Shawls, Sweat ers and Scarfs, soiled and mussed knit goods that sold up to S 1.50. Your choice 25c Clearance Sale of All Boys Win ter Suits and Overcoat at 25 Discount Boys' Suits in latest Nor folk and pinch-back belted styles; some with two pairs of trousers. Overcoats and Macki naws, plaids and mixtures 25 percent off means a bi-e: saving to you. nXDS FAMILY DUM). M'.WAHK'. X. J., Dec. 23. A mother and her four sm"l children vrere found dead today in their gns- j tilled home in a Verona av. tene ment. The bodies were discovered by the father. Fred leaker, a nisht watchman, when he returned home from work. To See is to Believe To Burn is to Convince COAL SERVICE CHESTNUT COAL Is of that Superior Qual ity which Distinguishes All COAL SERVICE Products. Home 6662. Bell 351 Don't Pay Cash for Your Clothing Your CroHt H Good at GATELY'S S21 S. Michigan St, SLICK'S LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING CO. 120 S. .MAIN ST. rhow: Home 5117; licll 117 "The dick Way" OUR LAUNDRY MACHINERY is thoroughly up-to-date. It en ables us to turn out perfect work in the shortest time. This machinery does more than wash the articles sent to us. It practically sterilizes them also. Send your things here this week as a test. That will demon strate the superiority r.f our work. ! C. L. S. BLEND The favorite coffee of the "World Famed City." SAATL C. LONTZ & SONS COAL AND COKE Established 1385. 427 Est Colfax Ave. Bell 74. Home 5074 tiii: STAHR SHOPPE Union Trust Illd. Thin! Moor. IUU V,tr I'hono Homo 2021. ShamHoinjj Manicuring ChiroiHKly I-cctrtI)"-i ----------------------; IDEAL LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING CO. 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