Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, December 28, 1904, Page 2, Image 2

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    THE MORNING OREGONIAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 190s.
All PURCHASES MADE ON "CHARGE ACCOUNTS" TODAY AND FOR THE BALANCE Of THE MONTH WILL GO ON JANUARY BILLS
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PORTLAND'S LARGEST
FOREMOST STORE
"THE DIFFERENT STORE"
FIFTH, SIXTH AND WASHINGTON STREETS
PORTLAND'S "QUALITY SHOP"
""ISO ' J)CQiW4JUl
Weather Today "Olearance" and ,Crowdy.,, Store Closes at 6 P. M.
and made me so much larger that it seemed I never realized how small I was before. And now I'm the biggest store in Portland's family and carry the biggest stocks. You can't realize how well I feel after
the operation and yet for the past two weeks I've had such a crowded feeling just as perhaps you had after your Christmas dinner yesterday, especially, I felt it, the people crowded in so fast my sides seemed to
bulge out until I felt I'd have to grow bigger right soon to hold all wh'o want to visit me. But perhaps you'd like to talk to some of my big family IT switch you first to Undermuslins, Second Floor, in new part.
THE CLEARANCE SALES GAIN MIGHTY MOMENTUM
The. Great
January, 1905,
"White Fair
Sale"
in the
Undermuslin
Stores.
Portland's
Greatest and
Finest
Exposition of
Dainty
Undermuslins
and Beautiful
French lingerie.
ALL AT STARTLINGLY REDUCED PRICES FOR ABSOLUTE CLEARANCE. .
THE GREAT "WHITE FAIR
Second Floor, Sixth-Street Annex, in the Undermuslin and Corset Section.
A Sale of Mighty Magnitude, A 27th Annual Event Long Looked for, Anxiously
Awaited A Sale Bristling With Matchless . Bargains -and Dazzling With Snowy
Whiteness.
Those special- vartues listed below give a
faint idea of the opportunities offered by
this peerless, unapproachable GREAT
JAXUAIIV SAXE OP WHITE that starts
this -week in conjunction with the store's
27 tli Annual Clearance Sales. LARGEST
BUYERS AXD SELLERS OF UXDERMUS
MNS AND CORSETS IN' THE NORTH
WEST. Extra special this vrecltt
Ladies' fine Cambric or Muslin Gowns,
high or V-shaped neck, long and elbow
, sleeves, lace or embroidery trimmed;
regular price, 51.50; special. . 87c
Ladies' fine Muslin Drawers, deep ruffle,
hemstitched, tucked, lace or embroidery
trimmed; regular price 75c; special at
40c
Ladies' fine Nainsook Drawers, line Swiss
embroidery, trimmed with beading and
ribbon; regular price $1.50; special at.88c
Corset Covers of fine muslin, full front
with tucks, torchon lace edging and in
sertion; regular price, 35c; special at. 23c
Corset Covers of fine nainsook, very elab
orately trimmed, with yoke effect of Fe
dora lace, beading and draw ribbon
around neck and sleeves; regular prlcv,
$1.50; special at 90c
Ladies' fine Cambric Petticoats, 18-lnch
lawn, flounced with four rows flne tucks,
' lace insertion and edging, .hemstitched,
dust ruffle, some embroidery trimmed;
regular price, 55, special at $2.1)7
Ladies' Heavy Muslin Petticoats, three
I-lneh hemstitched tucks, deep Spanish
flounce with under-ruffle; regular
price, 51.50; special at 98c
Good Muslin Chemise, with round yoke
effect, neck trimmed with embroidery;
regular price, 60c; special at 43c
"HELLO MILLINERY Is it true that
you gained more than 300 per cent in
threo weeks of December over last year or
any previous year'-s business at the store?"
"Well We're not quite sure, madam,
until tho auditors have finished their work
But we made an onormous gain, and
we're bound to do even better in January
if there's any virtue in values like theser'
Great Clearance Sale
Prices on Stylish Millinery
2d-Fl'r Annex
I Extra Special!
Today Only.
IlaBdftome
Beaver Hat
AVortk 93JH)
to S5 for 91.49
Beaver
Hats of very
best quality
very swell
new shapes
Hfc brown, blue
ffjL. jZjPr or castor and
trimmed with
velvet and
fancy feath
ers. Our reg
ular 53.50 to
55.00 values.
Sneclal clear
ance sale "price, each 91.49
A MICROSCOPIC PRICE PUT ON SEA
SONABLE DRESS HATS.
A line of handsome and stylish Dress
Hats Actual 55.00, 56.00 and 58.03
values. They are yours tomorrow for
the tiny little price of, each. $1.00
AIX OTHER TRIMMED HATS AT
EXACTLY HALF PRICE.
Public Tea Rooms
Second Floor.
Under tho auspices of the Y. W. C. A.
"Grandma" Munra, Hostess.
TODAY'S MENU.
TEA COFFE CHOCOLATE
BOUILLON
MILK IN BOTTLES"
SALAD
HOT ROLLS
SARDINE SANDWICHES
BREAD AND BUTTER ,
DESSERT CAKES
99
Ladles' Outing Flannel Gowns, flne pink
or blue and white striped, rolling collar
and sleeves, finished with button-hole
stitching and fancy braids; regular price,
51.10; special at 73c
Black Mercerised Sateen Petticoats, deep
Spanish flounce of accordion plaiting,
finished with two rows of hemstitched
ruffles and four stitched straps; regular
price, 52; special V.$L29
From our large Royal Worcester Corset
stock we have selected six styles, two of
the highest grade, hand-made Sapphires,
two of Bon Tons, and two of Royal Wor
cesters. These corsets cover a wide range
of figures, comprising low, medium and
high busts, short or full over hips, and
short and medium lengths, colors pink,
blue, drab and black and white, sizes IS
to 30.
Regular prices
$1.75 52.50 55.50 $7.50 510.00 512.50
Special at
8Sc $1.25 $2.73 93.75 $500 385
All our Children's Colored Cloaks at
one-half price. This line consists of all
the new Fall and Winter novelties in
make and plain and fancy materials, ages
from 1 to 6 years. Regular prices, from
33 to 540; your choice this week at ONE
HALF PRICE.
Art Shop
Secoad-Floor Annex.
Cushion Covers, with plain back, tops
stamped In a great variety of conven-'
tional and Dutch designs, materials Rus
sian linen, hopsacklng, canvas and art
uemms; regular prices to $1.50; special
at
.20a
Stamped Linen Centerpieces In a great va
riety of -floral and conventional designs,
sizea IS inche's; regular price, 30c; spe
cial at .- 17c
"HELLO! Knit Underwear: My, how big
you've grown! Is it true that everything
in your shops Is reduced? Yes? "Well I'll
be down today and buy for next year. You
see underwear styles don't change, and I
always take advantage of the clearance
sales to buy fpr a year ahead. "What's on
extra special today? Tes, all right, go
ahead, I'm listening and I'll be down,
too."
Today's Extra Special Clearance Sale
Prices on
Women's Knit Underwear
and Hosiery
"WOMEN'S 94.00 UXION" SUITS FOR $2.08.
Women s fine whl,te or blue gray
wool Union Suits; regular made, splen
did quality. Our 54.00 value. Special
Clearance Sale Price is. suit. .. .$2.08
WOMEN'S $5,00 SILK TIGHTS FOR 33.75
Women's flesh color Silk Tights,
Winter weight, open, ankle length.
Our 5500 value. Special Clearance Sale
price, the pair $3.76
CHILDRESS UNDERWEAR A Lot of
odds and ends in Children's Winter Un
derwear, both cotton and wool, at a
tremendous sacrifice.
"WOMEN'S COTTON HOSE WORTH 25c
FOR- 18c Women's heavy weight black
cotton Hose, seamless. Our 25c value.
Clearance Bale Price, the pair 18c
WOMEN'S FINE BLACK CASHMERE
HOSE WORTH 50c FOR 20c
Toy and Doll Sale Extraordinary
The Boldest, Most Daring Offer Ever
Made by Any House In America.
TOYS HALF PRICE
In order to dispose of our entire remain
ing slock of TOYS AND DOLLS this week
we shall start this morning, at 8 A. M.,
continuing until closed out, and place on
sale A MONSTER STOCK OF TOYS- AND
DOLLS placed on 30 long, double tables,
extending over 4S5 feet in length, com
prising air our Immense stock of the fol
lowing AT ABSOLUTELY ONE-HALF
PRICK.
Dolls, Doll Heads, Doll Clothing, Print
ing Press, Animals, Swings, Merry-Go-Rounds,
Mechanical Toys. Jugglers,
Dancers, Acrobats, Clowns. Metalopnoncs,
Accordions, Boats, Tool Chests. Drums.
Trumpets, Trombones, Railroads and
Trains, Savings Banks, Iron Fire Engines,
Hooks and Ladders; Police Patrols,
Coaches. Jockeys. Coal Carts, Hose
"Carts. Wood Saws. Stoves, Ranges, Kitchen
Outfits, Violins, Banjos, etc An aggrega
tion of Immense magniture to select from.
A toy-selling event never before at
tempted In Portland.
FULL ANI FREE CHOICE AT HALF
PRICE ALL THIS WEEK.
"HELLO, EXCHANGE 12
HOW ARE YOU THESE DAYS, "OLD HOMESTEAD SHOP"?
"Pretty well, thank you ma'am bnt almost too busy to talk. Able to sit upright and entertain thousands upon thousands of friends every
day; held "open house" yesterday and s erred. Clearance Sale Prices to the "biggest crowd of folk that ever paid their respects to any Portland
store in any one post-Christmas day. The Pall months were rather trying on me. Half of my right side was forcibly extracted, and I was
bandaged up until about six weeks ago, when I woke up to find, a new part had grown on to me an annex building that towered above me
As New
27th Annual
Clearance Sales Are
Now On
"HELLO I THE BIG- WHITE FAIR?" Yes, This Is Portland's Great Exposition of White The Most Superb Undermuslin
Shown West of Chicago I Special Eyents? Yes! Lots of 'em read a few. And bear in mind this is the "Quality Shop."
Ho skimped or undersizes here. But garments from eight of America's leading factories and the peerless products of the
French needlewomen. The most charming, dainty lingeries ever produced by human hand all radically underpriced. This
is the Undermuslin Sale of all the year the greatest in scope and magnitude of bargains and values involved in all the history
of this great store.
Hello Dress Goods! Good Morning Silks!
My ! -But you had a jam around you all day yesterday. You had more admirere
than a debutante on her "coming out7 1 day. Guess the prices had something to
do with your losing much of your bulk. Never missed the weight you lost in the
strenuous rush? Wellj such enormous stocks can stand a mighty strain even
such as these prices bring. And the fabrics are new, desirable and fashionable.
Extra special this week.
Fifth-Street Annex First Floor.
Colored Dress Goods
LOT 1 Our regular 50c quality of Serges,
Tweeds, Voiles, Etaminos and Heather
Mixtures, a tremendous assortment of
styles to select from Annual Clearance
Sale Price, per yard 34c
LOT 2 Our regular 51.00 and 76c French
"Voiles, Mixed Etamines, Heather Tweeds
and Voiles, Illuminated Scotch Suitings,
oyer AO pieces to select from Annual
Clearance Sale Price, per yard 42c
LOT 3 Our regular 51.25 quality of
French Zibelines, Camelshairs, Lace
Etamines. Hard Twisted Mannish Wor
sted Suitings, all wanted colors in tho
lot Annual Clearanco Sale Price only
esc
LOT 4--Our regular 51.50 54-inch all-wool
Suitings, in neat, mannish effects, Just
the thing for shirtwaist and walking
suits, Mouchette Zibollnes, etc etc, a
grard money-saver Annual Clearance
Sale Price 74c
LOT C. Our regular 51.75 Nubbed and
Plain Mannish Hard Twisted Suitings,
the best values ever shown at the reg
ular price Annual Clearance Sale
Price ,8c
LOT G Our regular 52 and 51.75 English
Chevron Suitings, in plain and plaids:
also a choice assortment of Illuminated
Suitings Annual Clearance Sale Price
91.10
LOT 7 Our regular 52.50 and 52.25 Nov
elty Plaid Suitings and a beautiful line
ot Matelasso Crepe effect Annual Clear
ance Sale Prlco 91.36
In adltion to these great specials, every
piece of our entire stock will be radically
reduced. Including Rainproof Suitings,
Cravenettcs, Venetians. Broadcloths, Co
vert Cloths, Dress Kerseys, Prunellas,
Voilos. Etamines, Mistral Etamine. Silk
and Wool Crepe de Pnrls, Poplin de Chene,
Crepe do Francaise, Crepe de Chine, Pana
mas, Canvas Cloths, Serges, Cheviots, Brll
llantlne, Sicilians, Alpacas, Challies, Ba
tistes and Albatross in fact, everything
that is new and good, the choicest selec
tion from the best makers In tne worlds
All radically reduced.
GRAND ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE OF
Block and Colored Silks
Every piece of plain and fancy Silk
reduced. Colored Taffetas, Peau.de Cygne,
Chiffon Taffeta. Messalino Taffetas, Peau
de Soles, Failles, Bengalines, Mummlo
"HELLO! APPAREL SHOPS Second Floor. Oh! I was in yesterday and got n few things yes, I managed to get
along very nicely in the crowds, like to shop in a crowd at your store, the service is so good, and no matter how busy you
arc, you never seem to get flurried a bit. And it gives me such a lonesome feel to enter the other stores 'round town Ugh !
It makes mc shudder to think of 'cm and gives me the blues for a week. "Wish you'd just call off yoxxv list of extra specials
for today and the -week again there's more I want and must get before the crowds gobble up the best of the bargains."
All rightr-Listen ! ,
"HELLO CENTRAL! Is this Portland's. Biggest Store? Yes Well, I want to talk to your Linen and Domestic Shop
Manager" "Oh! Mr. Oliver! "Well, they tell me your sections were the 'storm center' yesterday of the bargain besiegers
is that so? Oh, of course, might have known when everything in the honse is reduced, aud such extra values are offered on
wanted, everyday staples as you list, that it would bring out the crowds. What's on today?" These Extra Special:
Stirring Values That Will Hurry Hosts of Buyers to Our-Domestic Section
Flrxt Floor.
BED XAPERV, TABLE
LINENS AND THE
WANTED EVERY
DAY DRESS FAB
RICS AT WONDER
FUL ECONOMY
PRICES.
Sheets, Pillow Cases
and Muslins; heavy
round-thread Sheets,
72x00 in. size; special,
each 43c
81x90 In. size; special,
each 48c
Pillow Cases, 36x45 in.
in size, at, each..lOo
Bleached Muslin, full
yard wide, soft finish;
84c value; special at,
yard 6c
Percales; our best 15c
quality; light, iredium
and dark colorings:
special, yard lOc
Every Article
Price - Breakers
the Bargain Beach
SPECIAL NOTE The result of the "Managers
Sale," with names of winners, photos and brief
biographical sketch, will appear in nest Sunday's
papers.
Sllksu. Imperial Taffetas, Satins, Liberty
Satins,- Black Silks in all the staple and
navest weaves. Including the world-renowned
Bonnet Silks, which stand far
ahead of all other makes of Black Silks
for durability, fastness and perfectness
of color. In aditioiv to the great reduction
on every piece of silk In our department
(except Rajah Pongee) wo have made four
great specials where profit and costs have
been absolutely lost sight of.
LOT 1 A largo assortment of Novelty
Suit Silks, Plain Peau do Cygne, Black
Taffetas and 27-inch White India at,
yard . : . 49cr
LOT 2 Suit Silks in full color assortment.
Black Taffetas and 27-inch White India
Silk at, per yard 00c
LOT 3 Suiting Silks in the newest colors
and styles, Black Taffetas, White Indias,
at, per yard 70c
LOT 4 Suiting Silks In all colors and
styles Evening Silks, Cheney Foulards,
27-lnch Colored Taffetas, Black Taffetas,
Peau de Soles, etc., etc, at, per yard.SOc
These special lots are tho greatest bar
gains We have ever offered. No other Port
land storo owns these Silks at the prices
these are marked hero to sell to you.
ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE OF
Slack Dress Goods
Every piece In our stock reduced In
price, and in adltion to every piece being
cut in price, we liave selected
FOUR MONSTER BARGAIN SPECIALS.
LOT 1 French Voile Etamines, neat fig
ured Mohairs and Brllllantines, 52-inch
all-wool Canvas and Panama Cloths and
neat figured Albatross, regular values
up to 51.50 Special Clearance Sale
Price 30c
LOT 2 Nubbed Zibelines, Canvas, Pana
mas, Sanglies and Panama Cloths, all
pure wool, fast dyes and good-wearing
fabrics, regular values up to $1.75 per
yard Special Clearance Sale Price, per
yard 70c
LOT 3 Noat figured Italian and Turkish
Mohairs. Crepons. Zibelines and Lace
Voile Etamines. all new weaves, regular
values up to 53.00 per yard Special
Clearanco Sale Price, at, per yard. 91.49
LOT i Silk and Mohair. Silk and Wool
Crepons, neat figured Turkish Mohairs,
a grand assortment to select from of the
newest Black Dress Goods shown, regu
lar values up to 53.75 per yard Special
Clearance Sale Price, per yard.... 91.70
EXTRA SPECIAL TODAY ONLY AN ALL-CONQUERING SALE OF
MAGNIFICENT SILK PETTICOATS
A SURPASSING WEDNESDAY SALE.
Actual, Splendid $ 1 0-$ 1 2.50 Skirts $5.45
Rich, haudsomo Taffetas, Peau do Soies and Chiffon Taffetas, in bonnie plaids, plain colors
and changeable effects. In every wanted color and shade you can name, and every stylo
favored by imperious Dame Fashion. Beautiful trimming effects add to the magnificence
.of these charming Skirts. "We buy and sell more Petticoats than ALL other Portland
stores combined. To demonstrate our mastery in price-making, we shall offer these real,
unrivaled $10.00 and $12.50 values for today only at .- $5.48
Flannels
Best quality French Flannels, nice, soft
finish; all colors; 60c value; special,
yard . 39c
All-wool Walsting Flannels; plain and
fancy effects; 50c and 60c values; spe
cial at, yard , 25c
Fine white Saxony Flannels for children's
wear; value 35c; special at, yard.... 25c
Heavy Outing Flannels, dark color
ings, in checks, plaids and stripes: 10c
yard values; special at, yard 6c
Flannelettes, 51c values; fine, yard-wido
fabrics; a hg range of patterns in the
choosing; special at, yard... 10c
Whlto Dimities, checked Nainsooks and
lace-striped Musline: 18c and 20c quali
ties; clearance special, yard 10c
in the House, Except
Is Thai You,
"Different Store?"
Dash Upon
27th Annual
Clearance Sales Are
Now On
Note the
Sale of
Women's Stylish Suits at $9.95
Featuring the great 1905 Clearance
sweeping clearance of big Second-Floor
the Western Garment "World."
WOMEN'S READY-TO-DON GAR
MENTS AT SENSATIONAL RE
DUCTIONS. A scrlci of price and precedent smash
ing sale this week, eclipsing and out
doing even our ovra remarkable achieve
ments of the past!
SENSATIONAL SUIT SELLING.
Women's Suits, Values to
$25.50, to close this week,
Handsome Street Suits, in every wanted
material and full line of colors, includ
ing plain blacks, navys, browns, tans,
grays, greens, oc, and fancy mixtures;
smartly tailored; some plain and others
In popular trimming effects, strappings,
stitchlngs, plaits and button; the vari
ety Is too great to allow further de
scription in limited space. Suffice to
say, the suits are right down-to-date
productions from leading New York
man tailors. Tho smartest collection on
the Coast to choose from. "Values to
$28.50; special, this week, for ?O.SS
$3.50 WALKING SKIRTS FOR 1.98.
All good, serviceable garments, well made
In this season's styles, good, sensi
ble every-day Skirts, In best materials
cheviots, homespuns and handsome
tweedlsh mixtures blacks, grays and
browns; our regular 53.50 values; while
they last 91.08
Don't delay or you may be too late to
secure one of these.
LADIES' KNIT JACKETS.
The Knit "Worsted Norfolk Jackets have
preference this year for style and com
fort, largely taking the place of knit
Tests; these come In either white or
red; regular price, 57.50; special price,
to close $4.65
BIG SALE. OF HOUSE WRAPPERS.
A Determined Clearance.
The buying public has long since
learned that our values are always as ad
vertised. Therefore, when we say
Turkey red Damask; absolutely fast col
ors; 45c quality; special at, yard.... 35c
60c quality; special at, yard 45c
Heavy unbleached Table Damask; 40c
value: special at, yard 28c
Huck Toweling, extra heavy
value: special at, yard
quality; 7c
5c
All-linen, heavy unbleached Crash Towel-"
ing: value 12 c; special, yard Oe
Checked Linen Towel! ngs, all size checks,
in red and blue; 12c value; special,
yard oe
Damask Table - CJoths, with one dozen
Napkins to match
2x2 yards: value $4.75: special at.9340
2x2& yards: value 35.50: special at. $4.00
2x3 yards; value $$;00; special at. $4.50
Bedspreads, full size, heavy crocheted;
value $1.25; special at 00c
Satin finish Bedspreads: extra weight and
size; value $2.25; special at 91.85
Contract Goods, Radically Reduced
Sale and big January " "White Fair" A
Apparel Shops. "The fashion center of
$3.50 WRAPPERS FOR 98c.
There will be -a big scramble to get first
choice. Not all the Wrappors offered at
this price sell regularly as high as $3.50.
but there arc many in the lot worth
that. Others, good value, at $3.00, $3.75,
$2.50. $2.00 aqd $1.7.5; there's a big lot
of these, but it stands to reason they
will notlast long at this price. A word
to the wise is sufficient; special this
week OSc
FINE SILK WAISTS ONE-HALF OFF.
A grand ar
ray of flne '
Taffet and ,
Peau de . Sole
Silk Waists?
not many ot "
any one style
in every size
and every de
sirable color,
as well as
blacks and
whites. The
styles are so
varied that it
would not be
possible in
this limited
space to at
tempt de
scriptions, but
suffice it to
say that they
are positively
correct in
style embrac
ing all the
new effects of
the season:
$ 5.00 Silk Waists $2.50
$ 5.50 Silk Waists $2.75
$ 6.00 Silk Waists t?3.0O
$ 6.75 Silk Waists 93J.S
S 7.50 Silk Waists 93.75
$ S.50 Silk Waists 94.25
310.00 Silk Waists 55.00
$12.50 Silk Waists Ci25-
$15.00 Silk Waists 87.50
LONG- FTMONAS OR WOMEN'S
BATH ROBES.
A splendid value in long Kimonas and
Women's Bath Robes; now patterns of
Outing Flannels, cut full and mado in
several pretty stylos; very useful gar
ments, really needed by every woman:
regular prices, $3.25 and $3.30; special
price, to close $2.10
SPECIAL SALE OF WOOL AND
OTHER WAISTS AT ?1.29.
An immense lot of odd styles, in all col
ors of wool, alpaca, brilllantine, mohair
and other Waists, in plain colors,
checks, stripes, dots, etc.: values, $2,
$2.25. $2.50, $2.75, $3 and $3.50; all on
one bargain tablo at .. $1.29
WOMEN'S JACKETS AT ONE-HALF.
A big assortment of Women's half-fitting,
loose-back Coats, in blues, tans and
mixed goods, in browns, grays, etc., to be
Closed out quickly at one-half former
prices.
$10.00 Jackets go for S5".0O
$12.50 Jackets go for $0.25
$15.00 Jackets go for ... 97.50
$17.50 Jackets go for .98.75
$2a.00 Jackets go for 910.00
And all In the in-betweens and higher
priced ones in this lot at proportionate
prices.
Clear
ance Sales
Bring Big
Cuts in
irurs
the largest
stock in the
cltvr Including
almost -very
known fur.
and made up in
the very latest
stylos, marked
at about fur
riers' first cost,
to close. Tbero
arc perhaps a
hundred differ
ent lots, all re
duced in this
proportion:
$10.00 Furs to
closo at.. $6.80
$15.00 Furs to
close at. 810.50
close at. $18.35
$25.00 Furs to
cIopo at. $16.05
$20.00 Furs to
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