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1 SUM PI Christmas Offering to Aid in Health and Ohriatian Work Totale $36,250—How the Funds Will Be Distributed. A Christmas offering of $38,250 is to b* Hnt to Syria by the Presblterian church In the U. B. A., according to un announcement made today from Pres byterian headquarters, 156 Fifth ave nue. New York City, and received by Rev. Q. W. Barn urn, pastor of South Boise Presbyterian church. This Is In recognition of the needs of "Christmas Land" and is to be distributed u,s- fol lows: $1250 for salary und mainten ance of doctor at Tripoli, Syria; $8000 for residence for this doctor; $800 for children in tuberculosis sanatorium; $1600 for extension of village schools; $2000 for Sunday school literature und colporteurs; $5000 for chapels In vill ages; $10,000 for post-war extension, particularly to provide for the care of orphaned children; $6000 for new work In the "Land of Abraham." This Christmas gift to Syria will bo subscribed by the children of the Pres byterian Sunday schools as u part of the special holiday exercise originated by Lieutenant Colonel John II. Finley, American Red Cross commissioner to Palestine In the Near Hast. GRAND JURY PROBE DROPPED. Chicago, Dor. #•- ■Grand Jury investigation here Into the pack ers' business bus been dropped, United States District Attorney CUne announced. The Jury probed charges of price-fixing und anti trust law violation by the pack ers. The Information was dropped there would be suspension of nil prosecutions of packers us pro vided In the Washington agree ment. A GRAFOINOLA All size8, all style«, all flnlwhew. You can get a Grafonola, Dollar down, Dollar a week; $1.00 down, $4<00 a week. Sold by I INUCC . A fcftlARK Pi A I* 13 Main—Open Evenings tphdne £6$ '/ & ^5 "«fc -v ZS f Ö The new spirit in giving m N these modern days of efficiency the world de mands practical gifts. It has broken away from the custom of giving presents that bring but momentary pleasure. The gift ideal is the gift prac tical—that which is not only beautiful and pleasure giving, hut also is serviceable. Electrical gifts, because of their practicability, are the most popular gifts of the present Y uletide. They possess all qualities of the gift beautiful. But in addi tion to being attracitve and decorative, they also are useful. When the donor selects an electric gift, whether it be a chafing dish, lamp, coffee percolator, toaster, disc stove, iron or luminous radiator, he is certain of pleasing the recipient. Make Your Gifts Electrical to be sure they will please. Idaho Electric Supply Co. 111 Main Street—Boise's Shopping Conto n—111 Main Stroot. dpE ! THE LITTLE NEWS OF BOISE BRIEF ITEM FOR BUEV READERS VOCATIONAL ADVI80R HIRE. Ex-service men of Boise are to have another opportunity 1 !« learn what their Uncle Hamunl is offering In the way of vocational training. R. (1. White, a vocational advisor from .Seattle, ar rived today to consult with formor sol diers, sailors and marines ubuut re training for skilled employment. He will bo at the Red Cross rooms, 227 Sonna building, every day until next Wednesday. Service men are Invited to call on him, whether or not they have had previous interviews or cor respondence on tho subject. ANQELS OF MERCY SELL STAMPS. Tho sale of Red Cross seals In Boise today was conducted by nurses and at ail the booths in the business dis trict they did a good business. The nurses know the need of fighting tu berculosis and a number of them were also to make excellent arguments for purchasing seals which caused men to dig down In their Jeans and put up an extra dollar or so for tho sake of suf fering victims of the white plague. ACTS AS 8TEERING COMMITTEE. P. M. Davis, postmaster, cannot be found In his office much of the time those busy days. He spends most of his time In the lobby of the office ami acts as a Htqprlng committee for the large crowd mailing Christmas parcels. By directing them to the right win dows for mailing, insuring, purchasing stamps, etc., much of the delay and confusion usually accompanying the handling of Christmas packages is done away with and the public appreciates the extraordinary courtesy. HELD TWO OAY8 IN ICE. Because the ship on which they were sailing from Han Francisco to Portland was frozen in for two days In the Co lumbia river, Mr. and Mrs. James Htrawn, who are In Boise to visit rel atives, were two days late In arriving. They were five days In making the trip from San Francisco to Portland tint suffered no gre.at discomfort. After spending the holidays here they will go to Cleveland, O., on a visit. BIRTHS. A daughter, Marlon Christine, was born Wednesday, 'December 17, at St. Buko s hospital In this city to Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Murphy. MARRIED AT DEANERY. Zelma D. Swanson of Melba and Miss Delilah May Johnson of Nampa were married Thursday afternpon at the Episcopal church deanery by Dean AI ward Chamberlaine. WEDS BRITI8H ARMY MAN. Lieutenant Harry Leo Purcell, who served during tho war with the Hoyal Flying corps of the British army, and Miss B. Maude Crulkshank of Boise, were married Thursday night at 7 o'clock by Reverend G. H. Feese. A wedding party was enjoyed at the bride's home following this ceremony and the happy couple were showered with congratulations by many friends of the popular bride. Lieutenant and Mrs. Purcell left Thursday night for Halifax, their futuro home. BORN AT HOSPITAL. A son was born this morning at SH Aiphonsus hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Imhof. BABY BOY. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Carper of Cald well ore the proud parents of a baby hoy born at Ht. Aiphonsus hospital December 18. WEDDED IN BOISE. Renjatnln Wesley Grover of FYuIt land and Miss Thelma Josephine Kul lander of Kensington, Minn., were mar ried by Reverend W. W. Van Dusen Thursday aftîrnoon at 4:30 o'clock at the home of the presiding minister. Mr. and Mrs. Grover will make their home at Frultland. BOISE COUPLE MARRIED. At « o'clock Thursday evening at the home of the bride's paronts ut 1212 North Sixteenth street. Reverend W. \V. A'an Dusen united in marriage, Eu gene O. Erikson and Lois Emullno Da lian of Boise. The ceremony was wit nessed by relatives and close friends of the contracting parties. RECEIVE SAD NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mathias have re ceived word of the death of their Httlo grandchild which occurred Wednesday evening ut Ely, Nev, She was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Royal Mathias, who visited In Rolse several years ago. HEAR INSTRUCTIVE TALK. At tho bi-monthly meeting of the employes of the First National bank held In the club rooms in the hank building, F. W. Code gave an interest ing and Instructive lecture on "Conduct of the Bank Clerk in and Out of the Bank." At the close of the meeting tokens of esteem »nd remembrance were presented to .Miss Vera Heilig, té tear* tfc» buk M W » C. Bdwartta «f Tri dan t. who In MMR . married to I* Mont SCOUTS APTER SCALPS. It baa boon put up to tho Boy Beouta of Ad* county to put thia county over the top in the aale of Red Croat Christ mas seals. Their work starts Saturday morning and by night they expect to make n record which will glvo Adn n ' good margin in over sales and also give to the county $1200 to be expended within Its borders In the fight against the great white plague. A troop flag will be presented to the troop selling the most seals and to tho Individual scout selling the largest number of seals, a Scout knife will be presented. CHURCH NEARLY DONE. Evangelist Maxie A. Clark has re ceived word from Gooding that the Pentecostal church at Gooding le near ing completion and will be ready for dedication Christmas day. Members of the Pentecostal faith will hold a con vention there the week following Chrletmas. NAVY OUTS TWO. Albert Kenneth Robison of Cald well and Carney Lee Johnson of Mid vale, have enlisted In the navy for a period of two years. Both will serve In the engineering department. They leave tonight for Halt Lake for final examination and will then return to their homee, having been granted "a leave of absence until January $, In order that they might spend the holi days at home. Carney Johnson has had two year« army service and re ceived his discharge May 12, 1919. While on service at the front he was wounded in the right arm by a Ger man piece of shrapnel. TWO SENATORS AT OYHEE. Senator M. B. Yeaman of Bonner vllle county, chairman of the state af fairs committee at the last session of the state legislature and Senator Oeorge W. Wedgwood, one of the Democratic members of the upper house at tho last session, are in Boise today on business. Senator Tea man is here on state affair« and Sena tor Wedgwood on private business. Both arc stopping at the Owyhee. CALDWELL GIRL WINS. This morning at the Idaho Commer cial college Miss Gladys Whlffln of Cajdwell won the beautiful gold medal, the prize for being the most rapid in problems of interest, billing, and addi tion. The mentul drill tests drew a good deal of applause from the other students and visitors. Mr. White of the Ellison & White bureau, gave a short but Interesting talk on devel oping the power to think, which was much appreciated by the student body. FINED FOR BRUTALITY. B. F. Clymens was fined 215 this morning by Magistrate Felix T. Jones for brutally injuring a dog. He threw the animal down the stairway at the Central Rooming house. Seventh and Main streets, Thursday. Patrolman Amost was called to the rooming house and fourni the dog hurt so badly that he was obliged to kill it. Clymens, on being fined, declared he would "luy it out." If he does, he will ho spending Christmas day In a ceil. BASKETBALL TONIGHT. The local basketball season will be opened tonight with a game between the Up-to-Dafes, a Boise amateur five, |i and the Iniermountaln Institute team of' collegians from Welser. The game will He played in the high Softool gym - I nuslum at 8 o'clock. MOTOR OFFENDERS. Will Jenkins was fined In municipal court Thursday afternoon for violat ing the "hooking on" section of Boise's truffle ordinance. A similar charge against Wayne Harper was dismissed. I). S. Hurdman has been summoned fori trial this afternoon for speeding and \ cutting corners, and Bentlo Gratio Is clue to answer for leaving a motvr tin- | attended. H. O. C'hernsek will have his hearing tills afternoon at the same ses sion. His offense was not gasoline, but whiskey. Under The Capitol Dome OFFICIALS AT PAYETTE. Robert O. Jones, «tutu commission er of law enforcement and secretary of «Mue, and Miles Cannon, sttae ag ricultural commissioner, are at Pay ette today to speak before the conven tion of the Idaho Horse & Cattle Growers' association on state laws of interest to the livestock Industry. CA8E IS APPEALED. Hina E. and E. H. Hherman, cross complainants and defendants In an ac tion brought In the Fremont county district court. In which the cross complainants were awarded a judg ment for $12,740, today appealed to the stato supreme court from an order setting uslde the Judgment. MAY GIVE ANAESTHETIC. A license to practice medicine Is not necessary to legalize the administering of au anaesthetic, and persons such as ; nurses, chiropractors, osteopaths and others not authorized to Investigate or I diagnosticate ailments or to perform surgical operations may administer anaesthetics without violation of the law, the attorney general holds In an opinion on the subject. WOMAN ADMITTED TO BAR. Miss Pearl McCall of Washington, D. C., of the office staff of Senator Will iam E. Borah, was admitted by the Stute supreme court Thursday after noon to practice law In Idaho, the third woman admitted In the state, and the first to be udmltted upon examination. Miss McCall took the bar examination last weak. She has returned to Wash ington, D. C. HARRISON WANTS WATER. Village officials of Harrison Thurs day afternoon appealed to the public utilities commission to allow them to operate the pump and plant of the wa terworks c ompa ny In that city, clalm AGulbransen The Pleyer Piano Perfected Price to everyone, everywhere; White Houee Model,...... .... fS7B Country Heat Model........... US Huburban Model............... 495 F. U. B. Boise. War Tax and Freight Paid. Exclusively Sold by • SU «gin. H||» B B Cat 1861—8th and Msta New Hand T adored Skirts One Hundred A rriveß Yesterday This showing adds another garland to our long established reputation for beautiful garments. In this display you will see the latest ideas from one of America's foremost makers—the famous HAND TAILORED SKIRTS—creations in a wonder ful variety of beautiful plaids both large and small, alio stripes; multi-colored combinations, in soft, subdued shades and strong bright color contrasts. All are exceptionally attractive. The materials are remarkable for good quality; they are absolutely pure wool in velour, serge and worsted weaves. Some have accordian pleated panels; box pleats; wide and narrow side pleats; some are gathered. Waver trimming effeots of small pockets, side straps, and wide belts with buttons add exclusive features to these skirts. Some have patent leather belts. Splendid values at these prices. $1$, $1780, $10, $22.80, $28, $27.80, $30 and $22.80. Sale of Dresses continues tomorrow ; All Furs (except coats ) at 25 per cent discount . lng that no effort was being made to repair the pump «o that the town could have protection agolnet fire. The util ities commission Instructed the owner of the waterworks tg repair the pump at once. The enow doeanlt keep Overland closed cars from running.— Adv. D. 2«. Bet. 1168—4tk and Mala The Men Folk Like Presents That Come Froth Our Men's Store Whether you select shirti, ties, handkerchiefs or sox; a leather vest or coat; bath robe or pajamas; hat, cap, gloves or shoes; or any of the scores of other things we have especially selected for our special Christ mas stock; he will like the gift without a doubt. There's a world of satisfac tion in coming „to our men's store for presents because we take pride in having only the styles, colors, patterns and qualities that a man would choose for himself. Whatever you wish to spend —from the smallest amount it's safe to pay for an article, to the very beet qualities, our prices are most moderate. Special Shoe Value at $12 The accompanying sketch shows a shoe especially adapted for the kind of weather we're having. And jt's a big value. Our price, $12.00, is to day's wholesale cost for the same shoe. Tho leather is genuine Norwegian tan calf, wonderful for ■wear. Modified English last with full toe; extra heavy single oak leather sole, and extra heavy grain leather inner sole; strong "wearproof" duck lining; blind eyelets. It's a shoe built for rigorous winter weather and an unequalled value, at $12.00. $12.20 with tax V* f ! >■ ! v William J. Burns, the detective, , once sold that whenever an effort was i made by a robber to loot a bank. If any of the employes had presence of I iqlnd enough to hurl an Ink stand ; through one of the plate glass windows i the robber would, nine chances to ten, | take to hie heels, 'for," said Detective I Burns, "I have found ln mjgexpertence I that robbers are mortally afraid of the sound of splintering glass. It gets on their nerv»«." — ■ 1 ■».» ..... Professional Chur.ney work, oaU Les Pe ters. Fire department—Adv. '♦*'» Phone $24 for Overland four closed cars.—Adv.