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'3?HE MOBNTN'G OEEGOKIAN, , TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, ISOf.
THEBIG-GES? STOCH OF DOLLS A2fD TOYS IK ALL TEE KOETHWIST LLCS SPRHAB DOT IN PORTLAND'S NEW, PIRMANENT TOY-SHOP AND DOLL FAIRFourth
Floor. Only steel, fireproof building in the city three big commodious electric elerators. Ht & care where the crowds gather, especially where the children are concerned, that the buildings are safe
Beware the fire-traps. OUR TOY AND DOLL STOBSLS ARE SAFE AS THE HOME.
Kris Kringle's Kristmos Shops Are Open
'Long the fair-Way
Portland's Largest, Foremost Store
SAFETY IN SHOPPING
Pur daily register of sales shows that more
pe.qpleecide day by day to do the major part
of iheic' shopping at this store; Others may be
infer-esf ed to know the reasons reasons of espe
cial importance to everybody during the crush
of Christmas shopping. This is the safest
and most comfortable store in Portland. We
have brought store service to a point nearer per
fection than eVer attained, before by a Port
land store. .Our delivery system is the most
efficient in the West. But of more vital impor
tance is THE SAJBTSTY OF SHOPPERS
ESPEOIAIiLY THE CHILDREN, during the
rush days of Holiday buying, now at hand.
During the next 23 days preceding Christmas,
patrons of this great store will fully appreciate
what our expansion has afforded them, espe
cially in Safety. The two substantial Imildings
of the store are divided by solid fire-walls. In
the event of an alarm of fire, it would be but the
work of a single instant to empty one building
into the great fireproof steel and cement Annex,
press a button and close the heavy iron fire doors
between, and the crowds could laugh at the fire
fiend while the mammoth overhead sprinklers
that work automatically, controlled by heat,
would throttle him and choke him out of exist
ence in less than three minutes. A fire could not
live in these buildings of ours long enough to
get: a-start. The three big passenger elevators
transfer 100 people every minute from fourth
floor to terra firma. Strong, wide fire-escapes
Just inspected surround the buildings on all
sides. Great stand-pipes with hose all con
nected are ready for service at a second's notice
and a well-drilled crew to man them. The entire
store is arranged to prevent congestion at any
point. We can handle the immense throngs this
year without danger, annoyance, or even dis
comfort. Aisles are broad and unclogged by
tables at points where most visitors pass, as is
the custom of some stores for sake of effect.
There's easy access and egress to every part of
the store. Remember all these things when you
are down tdwn shopping. Remember, the OH 1 1 -DREN
-JAKE SAFEST HERE.
Christmas Book Shops Open
A great chain of bookstores this year! The stocks are bigger,
better and brighter than ever before. Bocks starting: in the
Fifth-Street Annex, near neighbors to the silks, and running: along:
In a continuous' line to the main book store in "Booklovers Cor
neat" near the big: new elevators-r-Flrst floor. Altogether it's
A Christmas Collection of Unusual
and Splendid Books
Book collectors or families
accumulating a library of
their own, will be as much
Interested as those seeking
holiday gifts. It's a queer
thing about books, how one
goes and the other, some
times just as good, fallB flat.
There seems to be a sort of
Freemasonry in the way
some books get talked into
firomlnence and the "prom
nent" books aro all here.
We create a few specials
this week to start the in
terest a hummin. We quote
the prices at which the
books are published, and
then, In comparison, our
$1.50 COPYRIGHT BOOKS $1.08 An immense assortment of the
new copyrights, carefully selected from the writings of the
most popular authors of today. Publisher's price $1.5C -Special
Our lines this season embrace an unusual large collection of
Standard "Works, both for reading of adult and young book lovers
They comprise the very cream of the best writings of the most
famous writers of the present day and those with the good health
of MERIT that helped 'em to survive and wax strong after their
nrst edition the childhood of books. . eir
"THE LIFE A NX) AD VENTURES OP SANTA CLAUS" L. Frank
Baum's famous children's classic Publisher's price $1.00. Special
POCKET CLASSICS, 35c GRADE AT 13c The best of the world's
classic literature In tastefully trimmed little volumes prettily
bound In ribbed cloth with picture design on front cover Spe
cIaI , ...13c
WEBSTER'S $2.75 DICTIONARY $2.18 The New Ceasas Edition,
with 1500 illustratios and a 10.000-word appendix, supplemented
Special Values Continued Today in the
Daylight Millinery Salons
Annex Second Floor.
SrECIAL VALUES IN BUNCHES Ex
quisite Voilets that mock nature so closely
she herself might call them her children.
At special prices this week 10c, 18c, 25c, 36c
up to 1.40 the bunch.
TRIG AND JAUNTY SAILORS, trimmed
in violets, new turbans and dress shapes,
with garniture of the same pretty flowers:
special values today for $X49, $329 and
A GREAT SPECIAL TUESDAY SALE OF
$1.00 TO ,$5.99 UNTRIMXED
HATS FOR 40c
See Washington-Street Window Show.
500 of the season's newest, smartest stylos;
line French felts, scratch felts, turbans,
sailors and dress shanes in black, -whitn
and every wanted color. Not a Hat in the lot less than an extra
dollar value, many included of the $3 values. The biggest Hat
bargain this season today at 7.....4c
Fifth-Street Annex First Floor.
WHATEVER THE NEED IN FABRICS, THIS STORE SUPPLIES
THEX THE BEST.
In SHfc and Dress Goods Aisles
We cull from the, world'-s markets and charge,only a small
commission to do the brokerage. We've done some fortunate buy
ing lately, from mills -that were "long" on goods-and ".short" on
cash. The vdeals are' all in your favor, as they help us to mako
these prices. Then there's other lines we're cleaning up at a
present loss your gala.
23-INCH COLORED JAPANESE SUCKS Regular 50o quality Spe
cial, per yard i$e
Full color assortment for Xmas fancy workT,Plnks. light blues.
reds, yellow, lilacs, greens, etc.
REGULAR $L3K NEW PLAID JSn.K All the latest color combina
tions, acceptable, pretty Xmas presents. Special, per yard. .11.85
REGULAR U5 FANCY SUIT SILKS in all new colors' and de
signs. Special, per yard , .'. 7... .T9e
Regular $L00 all silk black Peau de Sole Special, yard....!. .ts
Regular $1.10 all silk Tlack Pau de Sole Special, yard... . s .79
Regular $1.25 all silk black Peau de Sole Special, yard..... c -S
Regular $1.35 all silk black Peau de Sole Special, yard $ M
Regular 41.50 all silk black Peu de Sole Special, yard..., ,.$1.94
These black Peau de Soles are grand -values at the regular
prices, and at the special prices make economical, useful Xmas
BLACK DRKSS G90DS Specially reduced for noli day gifts.. 12.00.
$1.76 and $1.50 values, at, per yard , . gg
COLORED NOVELTY 1RKSS GOQD AT JfcXACTLY PRICE.
ALL GOODS BOUGHT TODAT OE WEDNESDAY, BY PATEOKS HAVTHG AW ACCOUNT WITH THE HOUSE, WILL EE
1 CHARGED ON" DECEMBER, BILLS.
ELGIN iRK SSIRK
Came to Portland last week and is quartered on Toyland on Fourth FJ oor. He's a jolly old fellow as you 11 find ere Christmas
dawns. Come up and get acquainted. He brought the Christmas spirit along with him and it pecvades Toyland from one end
to the other. .The dollies have caught it, and we invite all the boys and girls, as well as the' adults, to come up and get their
share. Oh, it's jolly up in Toyland and safe the only big toy store in the city that's really safe from fire and consequent
panic The children are as safe here as at home. It's a wonderful world of toys we invite you to. Toys and dolls and games.
Santa has made this his chief depot -of supplies for the city. Come and see come as often as you like and stay as long as you
please. 'Tis as impossible to see in a day as the big St. Louis Pair and safe. Three elevators two that hold 50 people each.
Special this week:
DOLLS AND DOLL FURNITURE.
Three lines of Undressed Dolls, with
bisque heads, kid bodies and jointed
knees, pretty little "sleeping beauties"
with beautiful curly locks in both blonde
and brunette types. They wear real
real shoes and stockings
35c sizes 'for , 22
50c sizes for. . k83?
65c sizes for 48
30c sizes, for 2l
40c sizes for 31
"LITTLE SWEETHEART" DOLLIES
These handsome dolls from the land
of the Tricolor, the "Josephines" and
the "Napoleons," have curly locks in
both blonde and brunette colors. They are
or papier-mache with heads of bisque
that turn as easily as yours, but never
turn at flattery, ehe they'd be turned' all
the time ; three special offerings in these
famous "Little Sweetheart" dolls for
TVtA SI M BIT KTWifll
The $218 size special .VJ.V.V.".V.V.V.V.Si.47
The $2.69 size special 81.89
PARLOR FURNITURE FOR DOLLIES.
Sets including table, chairs and settees or divans, enameled in
black or red, with handsome coverings in blue or red colorings;
regular 35c value; special at , 21
75c IRON PASSENGER TRAINS FOR 4S.
Train consists of engine, tender and three
75c FLRE-CHTEF-IN-HIS-WAGON. 48.
He's skurrying along in answer to an alarm
of fire. His wagon is brightly enameled in red
and gojd and a spirited black horse is running
as only fire horses can run.
A MECHANICAL TRAIN FOR "TWO-BITS."
Train haB 4-piece track, locomotive and tender;,
American-made Mechanical Train, consisting of locomotive and
tender, sleeping cars, 9 pieces of track forcing a double loop
with crossing. Other ioy shops advertise these as their $1.75
values they're our regular $L25 grade, but special this week,
Bargain Brands Eagerly Snatched by
THE SUIT AND WRAP STORE THRONGED 6Y EN
Garments are going to new owners on the; double quick. Our cry for help was heard and quickly
responded to; crowds of economically-minded women elbowed each other good-naturedly in search of
best bargains and all were satisfied. The carpenters and painters are pressing harder every hour
and the garments must be gotten out of harm's way. It!s a case of where we make money by
losing it-to you instead of to the wreck and ruin that follows in the wake of the carpenters, movers
and painters. These prices last till Wednesday night only.
$25.00 and $25.00 SUITS for
$ 1 4.55
All the newest materials, trimming effects and superb workmanship. The smartest of the holiday
season's tailored suits, new arrivals and best actual $25 and $28.50 values in the city, $14.85
CLEARING SALE OF TAILORED WAISTS.
2.IUST BE GOTTEN OUT OF THE WORKMEN'S WAY.
$3.50 values tor ...$L9S
Handsomely 'tailored flannels, alpacas and new granite cloths;
reds, tans, navies, blacks, prays, blues and browns. Of exquisite
worxmansnip ana nnisn. uty
smart and serviceable.
Styles both plaited and tucked. Very
SENSATIONAL SALE OF EVENING COSTUMES AND THEATER
Beautiful Gowns, $20 to 3250 value J, In crepe de chinos, etamlnes,
veilings, albatross, laces, Henriettas, fancy net, spangled gowns
all-over laces, etc. In all the wanted dainty fashionable shadings
and colorings, all the newest of a later season's Ideas. Blacks,
wmtes, tints ana colorings reducea as printed
at 8 1435
at $ 1S.75
at $ 3&35
at $ 33.75
at T. . 454
at 8 75.00
at 8 83.75
And 18 in between values at prices proportionately reduced.
FURS ON THE BARGAIN TABLES COaTS AND NECK FURS.
THE COATS Electric seal, nutria or black marten trimmed.
'$25.00 Coats $19.35
(32.50 Coats $24.35
$35.00 Coats . $3&35
$45.00 Coats 833.75
NECKPIECES Electric seals, block coney, sable and 'Isabella
'possum and black martens, lined with beautiful Siberian squirrel,
with silken cords, tassels and tails reduced as printed
$ 7.50 values, at 8 &-00
$10.00 values at 8 8-83
$12.50 values at 8 85
$15.00 , values at $19.45
$18.50 values at $12.35
I $20.00 values at ;.$1&35
See tonight's and tomorrow morning's papers for additional list
of bargains in other garments.
ADDITIONAL STOBE-OEOWDINCr BARGAINS GO IN THE CLEARING SALE FROM THE GREAT SECOND-FLOOR' AP
REGAL VELVET STREET SUITS AND CALLING GOWNS
Radically Reduced for Quick Riddance
Every velvet street suit and calling gown in the house, shirtwaist and jacket styles; suits from the famous Paquin Parisian
models, Mouse, tourist and tight-fitting coats, 30 to 38-inch lengths. Among them are a number of the superb, magnificent
Schroeder creations; as well as the products of other celebrated makert of highest repute in the fashion tvorld. In blacks and the
colors so much in present vogue, blues, browns, greens, tans and rich -wines. Trimming effects embrace the fancy braids, buttons,
pipings, strap?, etc, of material. Reductions are as follows:
18.50 Suite for S13.87
$20.00 Suits for S14.S5
$22.50 S-its for ; S16.85
$25.00 Suits for S18.75
$30.00 Suits for .V. S22.50
$35.0C Suits for $26.25
$40.00 Suits for S30.00
$45.00 Suits for . S33.75
$55.00 Suits for $41.25
$60.00 Suits for $45.00
$68.50 Suits for ..
$75.00 Suits for ..
$80.00 Suits .for .
$S5.00 Suits for
$90.0T Suits for .
$95.00 Suits for ..
$100.00 Suits for
$125.00 Suits for
$150.00 Suits for
$250.00 Suits for
Cerapaates Valaes tm the Beautiful Velvet Gewss e In the
Sale of SuperbXvening Waists at Half Price
Rich, matchless band-made
$15 Waists for, eSch..f 7.50
$16 Waists for, each.. 8.00
$18 -Waists for, each.. 9.00
' $22 -Waists for, each4ll.00
Ml TEX IMCTWEEI SJUES AT SEWCTMIS
Waists, $15.00 to $75.00 values, at
$25 Waists for, each
$28 Waists for, each
$32 Waists for, each
$45 Waists for, each
And up to $75:00 Waists 837.50.
Even the Entire Great Stock of Walking
" Skirts Are Smartly Reduced-
Skillfully tailored In the sew, styilab, round-length styles, in
materials of broadcloth, Venetian, cheviot and Panama cloths;
colorings, are "blues, blacks, brovfns, grays, tans and all the popu
lar fancy mixtures. edc.i In this trend
All- $3.-50--values 82.18. All $10.00 values.... 7.15
All-$5.00 values 83.57 All $12.50 values.... $ 8.95
All $6.50 values 84.95 All $15.00 values.. ..810.65
All- $8.50 values $5.95 All $20.00 values. . ..14.98
AU $2o.00 Values-. 818.95
And Every Raincoat ki the House is 'Reduced in Price
The RalncMta are in cravenettes, some friestieys, and smart cravenetted.
fancy mannish mixtures. Plain tailored and others attractively triBraefl in
strappings and velvets. The traveling coats are in kerseys and coverts,
smartly tailored. Take your choice of the entire stock on. Tuesday or
"Wednesday at one-fourth off reeafer prices. 'First pickers always get the fclg,
dark-red cherries, you know. Be 'early.
$25.00 Coats for -..S18.7&
$30.00 Coats for 8 d.35
$15.00 Coats for 811.85
$20.00 Coats for $14.85
$12)0 Uoat f or .... 91Z.50
The largest stock to sefcet from in tb city.
38.50 Coats for . .
$35.00 Ceats for
Here and There Mong the
YmsftC? WhAnc Ob First
The "Monarch." the best
real Kid Glove made, Is
absolutely perfect In fit
and finish. We are sole
Portland agents. Comes in
aU colors, 2 -clasp style.
Price, the pair . . . .fiOO
In case you wish to glad
den the heart of a friend by
presenting her with a pair
of the "Monarch" Gloves,
and are uncertain as to the
style, color or size, Just buy
a glove order and allow her
to make her own selection.
Our Pique Mocha Glove3 In
black, mode or gray, 1
pearl clasp, are excelled
by none at near the same
THE DERBY," full pique
stitched, fancy Paris point
embroidery on back and 2
clasp, fit beautifully, wear
Bplendidly and are the
pest at or near the price
that money will buy; all
colors and black or white.
Price, the parr Sl.ce
Real Kid Gloves, 3-ciaffp,
overseara sewed, very
dressy, in all colors, also
black, white. Price. .inn
T,0i'.3afirnet,JK,d G1ve, 2-clasp, overseam sewed. In all colors.
black and white The best glove in the world at, the pair..1.9
GFlulI'PyES for laI03 in all colors and black and white. Priced
V PaIr ., 33c, 58c, 99c and 75c
Golf Gloves for misses and children at, the pair 35cand59o
Kid Gloves for the Ml3s In white and colors at, pair. . .$1 and'fl.35
Daintiest of Handkerchiefs
STYLES A?fD PRICES AT THE HAIHJKERCHIEF COUNTER.
Ladies fine Handkerchiefs, made of Richardson's pure linen, with
hems and X-ln wide, at....i9e,l2c,15c,lSc,aoc,25c,a5cf4c
Handkerchiefs the same as above but in sheer linen. Priced at,
Ladles' tfure Linen Handkerchiefs, 6 In box, the box S .75
Ladies pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs. S in box. the box. . 1.3g
Ladles pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs, 3 in box, the box...1.75
Ladles pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs. 3 in box. the box...3L9
Ladies pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs, 3 in box, the box...Sl5
Ladles pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs, 8 in. box, the box... 100
Ladles pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs, 6 in box, the box... 82.43
Swell new Swiss embroidered Handkerchiefs Some with scal
loped edges Others hemstitched; 6 in box Prices, the
PO 81.75, $2.99, $259 and 3J
BEAUTIFUL, SWISS EMBROIDERED HANDKERCHIEFS With
either scalloped or hemstitched edges. Prices each, 15c, 25c, 35c
OOCj 90c, 75c up to S17.59
Lace, Chiffon and Spangled Robes
Perfect dreams of beauty.
Lace Robes, priced from 914.99 to 999.99
Chiffon Robes, priced from S129 to $30.60
Spangled Robes, priced from 315.00 to $136.99
Handsome Lace Collars
New Point Venlse Lace Collars in white and cream. In very beau
tiful designs. Prices are, acu $159, $1.75, $29, $49 up to $75.99
for the real lace.
HANDSOME NEW LACE BERTHAS, just the fashionable thing
for swell evening dress. In all prices from, each.. $1.75 up to $3.09
NEW PRINCESS BERTHAS All prices up to $4.99 and $9.99
NEW ROSE POINT BERTHAS In all prices up to $189
LOVELY PRINCESS LACES by the yd. In all prices up to yd.?o.90
FEATHER BOAS There coulj hardly be anything more accept
able to the sister, wife or sweetheart for a Christmas gift than
one of these handsome Ostrich Feather Boas. They come hr
black, white, brown and. in combinations of colors. Priced from.
each . . .$15.99 to $59.99
SMART NECKWEAR Lace Jabots in white or cream.' Priced
from ..$1.59 to $3.90
Chic-" Linen Embroidered Collars, with bottdnhole fronts, colors
embroidered on white. Very neat and dainty. Priced each, 25c, 33c
Up to $135
Everything that's new and down-to-datc ati our Neckwear
EXTRA SPECIAL FOR TODAY.
Second ilooi' Thoroughfare Aisle.
A useful and pretty article for Christmas-giving to
some little relative or friend. These values should" at
tract a lot of buyers to the second floor today. In the
Thoroughfare Aisle Baby-to-Miss Shop.
Children's Sweaters of all-woo yarn, made In many
styles of fancy stitching, trimmed with large pearl
and metaal buttons and belt. Colors red, blue and
white or combination of colors. Ages from 1 to 16
Regular price 11.25 J1.50 $2.50 $3.50
Special at 84c at $1.09 at $1.97 at $2.33
Monster Sale Stoves, Ranges
. Sacb Bargains la Heaters
and Raagea vrere never fee
lore offered la the city. All
are srreatly reduced in price
for this big sale. Below we
mention a few specials:
Quick Baker Steel Range,
with high warming closet.
Value J32 Special for this
sale at .... $29o
Kins: Quality Steel Range,
with high closet. Value
$48.00 Special sale price,
Our Famous Quick Meal
Ranges The very best
made At special sale
Oak Heaters, handsome and
reliable, at special sale
prices. $5.00 up.
Wood Heaters Over 25 dif
ferent kinds to select
from. All at special sale
Regular $6 value Special
Regular $5 value Special
Great Special Xmas Sale of
At the Linen Counter' First Floor.
SHARP REDUCTIONS ON HANDSOME CENTER PIECES, TEA
AND L.UXCH CLOTHS. SCARFS, DOILIES, ETC., la fancy drawn
work, hemstitched. Battenberg, Cluny lace and renaissance. Noth
ing could be found which would be so appreciated by the dainty
housewife for a Christmas gift as one of these beautiful pieces.
HEMSTITCHED AND FANCY DRAWN WORK PIECES.
Size 20x20 in. Value $2.50 Special, each $1.96
Size 30x30 in. Value $4.00 Special, each ,. WfciS
Size 33x36 in. Value $5.25 Special, each $4.99
Size 45x45 in. Value $7.50 Special, each.
Size 54x54 In. Value 98.50 Special, each. .,$9S
Size 20x45 in. Value $3.90 Special, each $MI
Size 20x54 In. Value $5.25 Special, each.. .....'-....$4.29
RENAISSANCE. v '
Size 24x24 in. Value SL50 Special, each $1.29
Size 30x30 in. Value $255 Special, each I..-...-.- $1.8
Size 36x25 In. Value $3.90 Special, each $SJ9
REAL CLUNY LACE. .
Size 6x 6 in. Value $ .60 Special at, each - .$ A7
Size 9x 9 In. Value $1.00 Special at, each....... S . 78
Size 12x12 in. Value $1.50 Special at, each t.93.3
Size 24x24 In. Value $5.00 Special at, each IMS
Size 28x28 in. Value $7.50 Special at, each 9JMi
Size 20x54 In. Value $9.00 Special at, each . .MW
Size 45x45 in. Value $15.00 Special at, each $134Mf
Size 54x54 In. Value $22.50 Special at, each ? $1&S9.
SPJCCIAL SALE OF BEST SHEETS.
Domestic Aisle, First Floor.
Best reinforced Sheets, made specially- heavy through the middle,
which greatly increases thelrwearing qualities.- For durability and
economy these Sheets have no cquaL As In many other good things,
we are sole agents In Portland for these Sheets:
U I'-m. yd. by 24 yd. Value 65c Special at, each ...3Ce
SiM 2 yd. by 2 yd. Value 75c Special, at, each 9Se
lie yR imLV CASES WORTH Me Heavy roun3 thread Pillow
Cas, the kind that wear so well, sise 38x45 Inches. Value 15c
Special at, ech .... -lie
We sfeow the largest and finest stock of Haa4kerehi LIhm in.
Fontlasd. Now is the time to prepare for yar feviMay wants,,
wh4n the line Is complete, and be s! dec. Cfertetsaa im 1m thax
sve weeks away, linens prxcea ires, toe y&rcu. ., .. ..49e ta$j