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THE MORNINGOEEGONIAN, THUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1904.
LARGEST, FOREMOST STORE
THE GRAND OPENING OF THE NEW PUBLIC TEA BOOMS on second floor, under the management and auspices of the Y. W. 0. A. occura'Saturday at 11 A. M. Tea, chocolate, sandwiches, cakes, wafers, gingerbread, scones and hot rolls will he served,
the menu rarying each day. The public is cordially urged to attend the opening.
A Million-Dollar Stock of Christmas and Winter Goods Is at
Your Mercy! The Greatest Merchandising Event
Ever Conducted in the West Is On!
"We've a surplus of half a million $500,000 worth of merchandise in these stores; all new, down-to-date merchandise of
the worthy sort. Winter goods, Christmas goods, staple goods. Wo mean to close the page of the year 1904 with the record
sale of all our stoic life, with the longest list of value-giving sales to our credit ever attained "by any retail house in the West, ir,
not in America. The task we have set ourselves is to double the purchasing power of your dollars over and over again to
give you unparalleled and unexampled values for your money as will result in the most unlimited buying, with the undoubted1
assurance that in all human probability there will not come a time again in years if ever that such bargain opportunities will
occur We're bound to sell a half-million dollars' worth of goods, for something, ere January 1st, 1905. THE 'STORE
MANAGERS' SALE" IS YOUR CHANGE TO MAKE MONEY BY SAVING IT!
A Manager's Cleanup of Wrist Bags 8&2J
56.00 to $11.00 Wrist Bass. SJMS
$4.00 to 5.00 Wrist Bags ?1.49
Lorgnette Chalne values to 85cr Cif
at, each . . V
"Values to $2.00 at, each 19c
New Annex Stores First floor "Fornlnst
THE WRIST BAGS Ladles finest quality of
real seal and walrus leathers. In modes,
black, tan and gray dyes, with chain han
dles of oxidized. Kilt or polished silver.
Extra fine qualities
"Values from $6.00 to $11.00 Special at.S2.4S
Values from $4.00 to $ 5.00 Special at. 81.41)
Only about 350 in the lot. Early selection Is
BEADED LORGNETTE CHAINS.
In coral, jet and handsome colored headings.
Values to 85" Special at Be
Values from S5c to $2.00 Special at 10c
$1.25 Royal Worcester
1 9c Pair
To close today, several styles of dis
continued Royal "Worcester Corsets
in short or long effects, colors drab,
black and white, sizes 18 "and 19
only; regular price to $1.25 pair,
special at, pair 19
New Annex Second. Floor.
Particularly good news from
Mr. Hansen's departments.
Hundreds of -women will avail
themselves of this day's special
offerings to fill petticoat -wants.
Nothing 'nicer for a dainty
Xmas gift than one of these:
Ladies' fine 'Cambric Petticoats,
22-inch fine lawn flounce, with
two -inch tucks between
clusters of seven fine tucks
each, 13-inch blind embroidery
and hemstitched under ruffle.
Begular price $3.75 special at
Ladies' fine nainsook Petticoats, 21-inch fine lawn flounce, two
clusters of fine tucks each, three rows of beading between
three rows of iinch Yal. lace insertion and 3y2-inch VaLIace
edging and plain lawn under ruffle. Regular 52.S7
$4.50 special at
We Ought to Do AH the Christmas Shoe
Business lb Pertlaad!
Cost Less Here Than at the
At the Shoe Store oh the "Fair Way"
Our Shoe Store manager Is bound to do his
share of sain on the month's business and se
cure for himself ono of the cash prizes offered.
The 550 looks, about "Ernie's" size when one
glances over these prices. Several of them are
actually under cost to us. Hardly any over.
To buy Winter footwear now Is to save ma
terially on price.
Men's $1.50 black Opera-House Slippers, hand-
irimmed soies, gooa. Druaa iocs, m, S p
th n.ilr . w v.
Zlxlltlren's red felt, fur-trimmed Jullettes. turn
OVK tious.e Slippers, jm oiacit vici k.iu nesu
lar $1.50 values, sizes 11 to 12 special 77c$
sizes : ia o speciui oic
Women's dressy House Slippers, In patent colt
or undressed kid. fur-trimmed, hand-turned
Boles Regular price $2.50, special S1.48
Men's Fancy House Slippers, in tan dr black,
leather-lined, full round too last
Regular $2.50 values at, pair $1.45
Regular $2.00 values at, pair 81.2S
Regular $1.75 values at, pair $1.99
Regular $1.50 values at, pair 87c
aens dox can, veiour, vici or patent coit winter Shoes JO t-t
new goods Regular $3.50 and $4.00 values at. .O
"Soys' box calf Winter Shoes, good, heavy soles, full round toes
11 to 13 pair sum
13 to 2-pair iTTZ
2 to 5 pair ......... ImjSo
Mens. box calf Winter Shoes, In double soles, full round toes and
heavy pliant uppers Sizes:
6 to 8 Regular $1.50 values at. Tair . u
S to 11 Regular $1.75 values at, pair ffJ?
11 to 2 Regular $2.00 values at, pair it Kn
Velvet or felt fur-trimmed Jullettes. In black or red lmna.
turned soles, full round toes, flat heels Rejrular SI fi ' Jx-ii
values at. pair OOC
They're Up and
In the Man's
Bargains Galore !
; Hints of what to buy for
"him" aa a Xmas remem
brance are here in plenty.
To the list published ear
lier in the -week we add
this grand triumvirate of
bargains for today and re
mainder of the week
Handsome plaided patterns
In pretty, soft, fleecy
gray and brown colorings
of blanket cloths, with
a la "Sherlock Holmes"
ever been able to offer
Men's $1.50 Mocha. Gloves 75c
A line of Men's Mocha Gloves, In gray, full pique sewed, in
sizes 7, 7V. 7, 7 and 8 Special
Men's $2.50 Fancy Vests $1.29
Men's Fancy Vests, gray with blue and brown stripes, qq
and plain white pique Regular $2.50 vajues
79c for Men's Shirts worth $1.25 and $1.50 Men's fancy Shirts, soft
bosom style, separate cuffs, in materials of Oxfords and Madras,
In very choice patterns; our best $1.25 and $1.50 values for. ..79c
22c for Men's Suspenders worth 50c Christmas Suspenders, packed
one pair in fancy box, white kid ends; our best 50c value, pair. 22c
Men's Nightshirts, worth 75c, lor 45c Men's Flannelette Night
shirts, soft, fleecy garments; a guaranteo of good, refreshing
sleep for these chilly nights; cur standard 76c value, for, each. 45c
Only 9Sc for Men's Walking Gloves worth $1.50 Men's Glace
Kid Walking Gloves, full pique sewed, best and most desirable
street colors; our $1.50 value, for, pair tSc
92c for Men's Underwear worth $J.50 Men's fine .natural wool Un
dershirts and Drawers, in silver gray. Winter weight, very fine
.stock: our -51-50 value, for, each ,92c
60c for Men's Handkerchiefs worth Si.OO Men's Christmas Hand
kerchiefs with Initials, put up one-half dozen In box; our $1.00
value, for, box . .80c
Men's Neckties worth 75c for 35c Men's Christmas Neckwear
English Squares and Four-in-Hands, the richest silks and newest
patterns ever offered at the price; our 75c value, for, each.... 35c
15c Instead of 25c for men's Hose Men's Cashmere Hose.' In natu
ral, silver gray or solid black, medium weight; our best -25c value
for, pair l5c
BY SPECIAL REQUEST THE BIG SALE OF
WOMEN S SUITS
Miss Bernard has received so many mail requests from out-of-town patrons "who have
been, unable to get to the store yet this week, she has decided to continue the match
less Suit Sale for one more day. Today, however, will present the last
opportunity to secure these splendid suits under price. A number of new ones will
be added, making the collection unmatchable, even after three days of busy selling.
Splendidly tailored, handsome SUITS, I ft
$32.50 and $38.50 values I U.OO
LAST CHANCE AT THESE TODAY
Opero and Evening Coats & Price
All Opera or Evening Coats and Capes up from $40.00 at half price. In the newest con
ceptions. Biggest line in Portland for selections, among them several of-the famous
Women's and Misses' Golf Vests and Sweaters Reduced
EVERY ONE IN THE HOUSE ON SPECIAL SALE.
The Sweaters are in both blouse and Norfolk styles, soft
but firm, prettj' wools, plain red, white and fancies:
$3.50 and $3.75 values at $2.39
$4.50 and $5.00 values nt $3.18
$6.50 and $7.50 values at w $4.65
Our regular $5.00 and $6.00 values for $3.19
Golf Vests, in handsome wools, white, red and fancy mix
tures; our regular $2.00, $2.50, $3.50 and $4.50 values for..
(. . . . .$1.56
Above values for today and balance of week.
For Balance of Week Christmas Furs Recklessly Reduced
Fur weather and Xmas coming. Miss Bernard doesn't care
a rap whether these choice furs want to be driven out in the
cold or not they've got to goj and these reductions should
sweep them out quickly. Our regular prices on furs are the
lowest in the city. The furs are the first and best selections
of a prominent St. Paul manufacturer the finest in America.
Electric seals, black coney, sable and Isabella 'possum and
black martens; lined with rich Siberian squirrel, silken cords,
tassels and tails,
Values from $3.50 to $38.50, and reduced
And other in-between prices proportionately reduced.
MAY BE YOU'VE WAITED FOR A
SPECIAL SALE OF
All Right HALF-PRICE!
Yes, that's right
ANY EAINOOAT IN THE HOUSE.
Too manv and varied for detailed description. Cravenettes, some Priestleys ;
in tens, olives, Oxford grays, navys, blacks and handsome mannish mix
tures. The L-rgfest stock in the West to select from. More than any other
three Portlan 1 stores combined. Plain tailored mannish effects and all the
latest in trimmings. Some with velvet collars. High-class tailored gar
ments, at regular value $12.50 to $38.50 U ft i-f ' OffCp'
Today only at 1 1UI 1 "V-
Sensational Values for Today - Ladies' Furnishing Shops
RIPPLES AND WHIRLS OF GORGEOUS
15c FOR TAFFETA RIBBONS WORTH 30c AND 35c
If you want some of these swell, wide Taffeta Mallnese, In
all colors, or fancy shaded cushion Ribbons, at this tiny price,
you had better come early.
Our 30c and 35c values for, the yard 15c
A1f a large and varied assortment 'of Silk, Satin and Gros Grain
ie 2na ust the thing for your holiday neeJs Our 10c, He,
isc. 2Sc7"23c and 32o-values for, the yard, c, 7c, 10c, 12c, 14c
Thousands of yards of fine Swiss and Nainsook Embroideries,
jour to 14 inches wide, handsome patterns all offered to you at
just half their actual value. Just the thine for trimming skirts
Our 25c value for 12&c
Our 30c and 35c valuo for. .15c
uur loc vaiue ror 20c
Mala Floor Allies
Never before has such an aggrega
tion of really wonderful bargains
been offered as this week in the sec
tions devoted to the "flxlns" for wom
en, and today's special values'
are tho best yet. Those advertised
previously this week remain on salo
unless sold out.
Torchon Edges and'
-A lot of wide Valenciennes Edges
and Insertions, 3 to 5 Inches wide
Values up to 35c, for, the yard, 10c
Also a lot of Torchon Edges Bad 1h
scrJtoRs Our 15c value, for, the
HANDSOME LACE COLLARS
Lace CoHHter -First Floor
Very handsome fine Lace Collars, made of net top Venlse, Bat
tenberg. Spangled or Irish Crochet Laces, very rich looking and
stylish, to wear-with evening waists make most acceptable Xmas
gifts. All are greatly reduced in price for this sale
Our $4.50 values for, each $2.25
Our $4.75 and S5.00 values for, each 82.56
Our $6.00 and $7.50 values for, each ; $4.25
Our $12.00, $13.00 and $15.00 values for, each $7.60
Swell new Applique Trimmings in bands and galoons, in white,
black and colors
Our 35c, 50c, 75c, 91.00, 2.00 and 93.00 values for, the ornrd, 18c, 32c,
4Sc, 8Sc aad 91.48.
Our 50c value for
Our 75c valuo for 38c
Our .Sac and 30c values for.. 45c
Our $1.00 value for -48c
25c 1 Our $1.50 value for 75c
ONLY 2c FOR VEILINGS WORTH COc AND 60c
12JAc FOR LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS WORTH 20c AND 23c
Pure Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs in eithr sheer or cambric
linen, a big lot of them Our 20 and 23c values for, cach....!2M:c
A lot of twe-toned Veilings. In fancj- designs just what you
need to protect the face these frosty days Our 50c and 60c
values for, the yard 25c
HALF-pAY SALE OF WOOL GOLF GLOVES
10c FOR GOLF GLOVES WORTH 35c
From 8 A. M. until 12 o'clock, noon, today wc will sell a line
of fancy and plain Golf Gloves, In Dlack, white and colors Our
35c value for, the pair , 10c
"Remember, Today one-half day only.
95.80 U3IBRELLAS FOR ?2-05
A lot of Fancy Umbrellas, covered in black, red. blue or green
silk, with fancy handles or silver, gold or pearl, some with
plain boxwood handles; very best quality and styles Our $5.00
-value for, each ; $25
December Millinery Selling
Features the Progress of the "STORE
MANAGERS7 SALE" in the Daylight
Salons of the New Annex Second Floor.
The millinery store has never had so suc
cessful a season as this. In elegance of
styles and worthiness of materials, com
bined with lowest prices consistent with
quality, this store leads every other
Western house. And now comes the de
termination to " clean house" and get
readv for a new season. Tho "Store
Managers' Sale" is fruitful with saving
opportunity. To the woman who needs a new hat for Christmas
or likes a change in headwear for the functions of every-day
life, we offer numerous chances to economize, few better than
the one we print below for Thursday selling:
200 very smart, new Feather Turbans, in black, white, castor,
graj', light blue, etc. Hats appropriate for street, dress or
evening wear. The best $6.00 values in the fc.O i.Q
city special for today only at. Af
The Mills and Factories
Here in the Women's
A pretty strong statement, per
haps you think. The goods are here
with prices to back our statement.
We'll be glad to submit It to expert
judgment. Positively the greatest
values ever offered in the history of
WOMEN'S TODERWEAR WORTH.
51-25 FOR 60c
Women's medium-weight silk and
and cotton "Meroile" Vests and
Pants, all styles Our $1.25 (Ztr
value for, each UJV-
$1.10 FOR W03IE?TS UNION SUITS
Women's silk and Cotton "irerode"
Union Suits Our $1.75 va l in
for, the suit l.iU
$1.59 INSTEAD OF S2-25 FOR W05rENS UNION SUITS.
WiK5 Hn? "tvh,t,ft B,lk an "ale Union Sujts. light-weight
riueXf tSl'ss? .f r.1?.6. :?7?z .$ 1 .59
70c FOR WOMEN'S UNDERWEAR WORTH 1.25
Women's heavy-weight Bilk and cotton Vests and- Pantsr-
"'"uuc, iong-sieeve vests, ankle-length Pants Our
$1.2a value for, each
$1.08 FOR WOMEN'S UNION SUITS WORTH S2JJ0
U1,P?Suls' same Quality as that described above Our en
$2.o0 value for, the suit OU
,AU Vr heavV Winter-weight Stuttgarter Vests, Pants and
Union Suits go at extra special prices during this sale.
B9c FOR HOSE WORTH 75c
Women s black Cashmere Hose, full-finished Our 75c
value for, pair
t 50c FOR EXTRA SIZE HOSE AVORTH 75c
Women's extra size black Cashmere Hose, full-shaped and CO
finished Our 75c value for, pair Jtv.
33c FOR WOMEN'S HOSE WORTH 50c
Women's bfack Cashmere Hose, full-finished Our 50c ' 'K'Kc
value for, pair Ouv.
22c FOR WOMEN'S HOSE WORTH 35c
Women's black fleece-lined Cotton Hose, white sole Our o)r
85c value for, the pair JUK.
Children's fine high-grade black Cashmere Hose, strictly first
class in every particular
Sizes 6-6 Our COc value, for, pair 35c
Sizes 7-7 Our 55c value for, pair 30c
Sizes 3-8 Our 60c valuo for, pair 43c
Sizes 9-9 -10 Our 70c value for, pair 40c
Rare Bargain-Finds in "Book
Yesterday's list is added
to. Never sold so many
books in any one day pre
vious to Xmas week as yes
terday. And no wonder,
when one may buy Christ
mas books and stock libra
ries at these prices. Mr.
Evans indeed bids strong
for the book trade this holi
day season. We hope you'll
win a prize "Phil."
, SPECIAIi TODAY
43c for Iather-botutd Clna
ulcs -worth &Oc A series of
neat little volumes, bound
in leather, with gilt top
and marker, neatly boxed.
The list or titles in- , .
eludes some of the best and most popular works of the world
by tho most popular and famous authors. Our 60c values, each. 43c
Syndicate Copyrights and Sunday School Library Books 8c for
Books worth 25c The syndicate copyrights are books that
have first appeared in newspapers and magazines, written by
such authors as Howard Pyle. E. W. Horning. Charles Clark
Munn. John Oliver Hobbs and others equally as well known.
The Sunday School Library is a series of select books by authors
of merit They aro suitable for Christian homes and Sunday
school libraries. Our 25c values at, each 8c
Half price on Children's Booksj A lot of high-grade children's
books. Included In this list are A Round Robin, a series of short
with gilt top and deckle edge. Regular prices on these books are
90c, 95c and $1. Special economy sale price 49e
Webster's Self -Pronouncing Pocket Dictionary This dictionary Is
cloth bound. Indexed, contains the correct spelling and definition
of nearly 50,000 words and manual of useful information. Pub
lisher's price is 25c. Our special price is, each...: 11c
Sunday School Teachers' Bibles worth $1.00 for 89c These
Bibles have Florentine Seal divinity circuit binding, red under
gold edges, with band and marker,- with helps, references, con
cordance, etc., complete: also J.7 plates, 12 colored maps and 32
pages of illustrations. The regular price Is $1.00. Special economy
sale price, each
"Jezobel." by Lafayette McLaws; "When the Land Was Young," by
LaFayette McLaws; "The Rogues' March." by Horning: "The
Islander," by Harrison Roberts, and many others. Special, ea.43c
SPECIAL ON BIBLES Sunday school teachers' Bibles, seal, divin
ity circuit binding, red under gold edge, with maps, concordance
and plates. Regular price $1.00. Special 80c
Smaller size Bibles, without concordance, $1.00 grade 83c
Bibles, seal, divinity circuit binding, kid lined, under gold edg.
maps, plates, concordance, etc Regular price $2.25. Special. .J14J8
WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY. UNABRIDGED, LEATHER BOUND.
1903 EDITION 5000 words added, useful appendix tables, pop
ulation, statistics, 3000 illustrations. Reg. price $4. Special. .92.70
WEBSTER'S NEW CENSUS DICTIONARY 1500 illustrations, ap
pendix of 10,000 words. Full sheep binding. Regular price $2.75.
Special on Copyright Books, each 43c
Following Is a partial list: "With Edged Tools," by Henry Seton
Merriraan; "The Sowers." by Henry Seton Merriman: "Saracen
esca," by Marlon Crawford; "For the Freedom of the Sea," by
Cyrus Townscnd Brady; "John March, Southerner," by George
W. Cable: "Pastlmo Stories." by Thomas Nelson Page.
SPECIAL SALE ON BOOKS OF BIOGRAPHY Large 8 vo.
cloth bound, with nicely ornamented covers. Life of Washing
ton. Life of Lincoln. Life of McKinley. Life of W. T. Sherman.
Life of Barhum. AH with Illustrations Reg. price 50c. Special. 38c