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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 17, 1914)
TTTR MORNING ORECONTAN, TUESDAY, XOVE3n?EIl 17, 1914,
MEIER & FRANK'S
The Store of the Christmas Spirit-No Matter Where You Shop-Shop Early MEIER & FRANK'S
PORTLAND AGENTS FOX BUTTERICK p a ttf pnq
IMPORTANT NEWS FOR ICE SKATERS! Jut Received by Express Com
plete AfiMortment ICE SKATING SHOES and "Starr" Ice Skates. Sportlnff
boods Store, Temporary Annex IV o. 2, Veon Bids E. Cor. Ctli A Alder ata.
3 Separate Stores Required to House the Mammoth Stocks of This Great Retail & Wholesale Institution-Est. 1857
Such Vast' Quantities ' of Merchandise Are
Invites Everyone to
The Jolly Old Fellow Is Here at
Meier & Frank's
And his cheery smile brings gladness
to old and young alike! Bring the
children today to Toy town to see the greatest
toy store in the west Toytown at Meier &
Frank's this year in
Temporary Annex No. 2
Northeast Corner Fifth and Alder Streets
17,550 Square Feet Floor Space for Toys, Dolls
Great Story Writing Contest
For Children 12 Years and Under
Begins Today and Ends December 10
$100 in Toys Given Away
Read the Details of Contest Carefully!
We are going to have a Story-Writing Contest, and boys and girln 18
years of ago and under are eligible to enter this contest. The stories
are not to exceed 300 words each, and you have the choice of one or
both of the following: subjects: .
Subject A-Vkt I Saw la Toytown at Meier A Frank's.
Subject H "My Reasons Why Santa Claus Always Makes His Headquar
ters at Meier A Frank's."
Eigrht prizes will be given to girls and eight prizes to boys. The judges
will be the Advertising Managers of the Oregonian, Journal and Tele
gram. Prizes to be awarded as follows:
EIGHT PRIZES FOR GIRLS
First Prize (both subjects A and B) $10 In Toys for each subject
second prize (both subjects A and B) J7.60 In Toys for each subject.
Third prize (both subjects A and B) 5 In Toys for each subject.
Fourth Prize both subjects A and B) 2.50 in Toys for each subject.
EIGHT PRIZES FOR BOYS ; .
First Prize (both subjects A and B) $10' In Toys for each subject.
Second Prize (both subjects A and B) 7.60 In Toys for each subject
Third Prize (both subjects A and B) 5 In Toys for each subject.
Fourth Prize (both subjects A and B) J2.50 In Toys for each subject.
IMPORTANT The name and address of writer must be emitted from
story. Stories must be written on one side of paper only and presented
before December 10 to the ' Story-Wrltlng Contest Department? In Toy
town, leon Building, northeast oorner-Fifth and Alder streets. Stories
will not be accepted by mail.
4 Great Toy Specials Today
75c Toy Friction
Any child can operate this at
tractive toy, so greatly reduced
for today only.
Locomotive, tender and coach; i
track, with switch.
$1.45 Teddy Bears
Jointed with growling voice.
Covered with good quality bear
$1 Bradley's "Trn-Lifo" Paper
Fashion plates, dolls, patterns
and paper cloth entire outfit
for making dolls' dresses. Educa
tional and amusing.
Toy Town, Temporary Annex No. 2,
Morning Shopping Bargains
THESE PRICES 9 to 12 O'CLOCK ONLY
Quantities Limited! Shop Early!
Art Tickings and Cretonnes, Piece 17c
Short lengths, small designs. For Xmas work," pin cushions,
waste baskets, etc. Large assortment. '
Ninth Floor, Temporary Annex No. 1
Corsets, Sizes 18 to 25 59c
Broken assortments. Coutil, batiste. Medium and high
DUS- Fifth Floor, Slxtn-St. Bids.
50c Striped Albatross, Scotch Flannels and -French
Flannels, Yard, 24c
Limited amount only. To close out.
Third Floor, Slxth-St. Bids.
$1.75 Slumber Robes, $1.23
Indian head designs. Light weight. Size 54x72. .
Third Floor, Slxth-St. Bide.
25c Shadow Lace All-Overs, Yard 14c
White and cream, for caps and waists, 12 to 18 inches wide.
First Floor, Sixth-St. Bids.
Women's $1 "Harvard Mills" Pants, 59c
"Wool and cotton mixed. Knee length. Regular sizes.
Second Floor, Slxth-SC Bide.
old Each Day - at Meier
Stocks Are Always Fresh and New-Prices Always Lowest-Service Always Better-ALL WAYS!
Every Article Reduced-Assuring Greatest Economy in Selection of Winter Apparel Here!
In the Earlier-Than-Usual Clearance of All Our Women's Suits, Dresses, Coats & Furs
An Exceptional Purchase Brings to Portland Women Imported Gowns
and Direct Copies at Marvelous Price Reductions!
Imported Models and Direct
Copies of $65 to $150
- IMPORTED GOWNS
Imported Models and Direct
$37.50 to $58.50 GOWNS
Only at Meier & Frank's Would Such a Sale of Gowns Be Possible-Due to Our Tremendous
Purchasing Power-Visit Our Garment Salons Today, Fourth Floor, Sixth-Street Building
Every Article Reduced
in Wool Dress Goods
Suitings, Cloakings and Chailies
Reed's Landsdown Only Excepted
Our Immense Stock Is Included
Seldom Indeed Such an Occasion !
Important Event for Dressmakers
$5 Pure Silk Shirts 1 98
In Our Greatest Shirt Sale y A
$6 and $7 Silk Shirts Now . ... $2.98
$2 SHklFront Shirts Now . . . . 98c
New $2 Mushroom Shirts at . . . .$1.29
$1.50 "Nofade" Shirts Now ... 85c
$1.50 French Cuff Golf Shirts at . . 98c
Flrit Floor, Temporary Aanex No. 1
Third Floor, Slxth-St. Bio.
The Advent of Cold Weather Makes
. This Sale of
Women and Children
All the More
A TIMELY 5-DAY EVENT
Atbena Underwear is tailored, has shaped
shoulders" and tapered ankles. Three
cornered gussets relieve the strain at the
thigh, assuring comfort and longer service.
Narrowed back and extra fullness in front.
WOMEN'S "ATHENA" COTTON
VESTS AND PANTS
65c Regular sizes, now, each 53
75c Outsizes, now, each 65
White cotton. High, low and Dutch
neck; long, short and elbow-sleeve vests;
knee and ankle-length pants. .
WOMEN'S "ATHENA" MEftlNO
VESTS AND TIGHTS.
$1.25 Regular sizes, garment SI. OS
$1.50 Outsizes, garment $1.29
Fine ribbed, cream merino. Dutch neck,
elbow sleeves or high neck, long-sleeved
vests; ankle-length tights.
WOMEN'S "ATHENA" WOOL VESTS AND TIGHTS
$1.75 Regular sizes, garment.... S1.I"8
$2.00 Outsizes, garment w $1.75
Medium weight, fine ribbed style. High and Dutch neck, long or
elbow-sleeve vests; ankle-length tights.
WOMEN'S "ATHENA" SILK AND WOOL VESTS AND
$2.50 Regular . sizes, garment $2.15
?2.75 Outsizes, garment $2.45
High or Dutch neck, long or short-sleeved vests ; ankle-length pants.
'" WOMEN'S "ATHENA" COTTON UNION SUITS.
$1.25 Regular, sizes, garment . $1.10
$1.50 Outsizes, garment $1.29
Medium weight. High, Dutch and low necks; long, elbow, wing
sleeves or sleeveless. Knee and ankle lengths.
WOMEN'S "ATHENA" WOOL AND COTTON UNION
$2.00 Regular sizes, garment $1.75
$2.25 Outsizes, garment $1.95
Cream and gray. High neck, long sleeves and ankle length.
WOMEN'S "ATHENA" MERINO UNION SUITS
$2.50 regular sizes $2.15 $3.00 extra sizes $2.65
Medium weight fine quality, cream color. High neck, long sleeves,
WOMEN'S "ATHENA" WOOL UNION SUITS
$3.50 Regular sizes, garment .$3.15
$4.00 Extra sizes, garment -. $3.55
-Extra quality, medium weight. High neck, long sleeves, ankle length.
CHILDREN'S "ATHENA" COTTON UNION SUITS .
75c Regular sizes, garment 6S
85c Larger, sizes, garment .76
Medium weight. High neck, long sleeves, or Dutch neck, short
i i i - i 1 1.
Bieeves, anme lengm. Second Floor. Slxth-St. Bids.
Seasonable Blanket & Comforter Sale
$5.00 Light Gray Blankets, with colored borders S4.15
$4.00 Light Gray Blankets, with colored borders SS'f)15.
$4.50 White Blankets, full bed size S3G5
$6.00 White Blankets, full bed size ; S4.85
$3.00 Comforters, silkoline covered, filled with pure white cotton in one sheet, each. .215
$1.50 Comforters, silkoline covered, full size, each - Sl!l9
Cotton Sheet Blankets, gray and white, full sizes, priced at. .$1.25, $1.35 and 1.65
Inth floor Temporary Annex No. 1
Today You Need Sweaters !
Men's and Women's
$6 & $7 Sweaters
Ruff-Neck and Byron Collars
Colors Are Maroon, Oxford, Navy and Cardinal
300 Sweaters Today Only $2.98
In Men's Section Temporary Annex No. 1
at Deeply Cut Prices
Supply Every Need Today and YouH
First Floor, Slxth-St. Bldjc.
$5 Comb. Spectacles-Eye Glasses $2.50
Gold-filled comfort temples. Pitted
with lenses to suit the eyes. .This
price in effect Tuesday only.
First Floor, Sixth-St. BIdsT.
ALL-DAY GROCERY SPECIAL
Eastern Oregon FIour-$1.39
NO PHONE ORDERS
Well-Known "Snow White" Brand
Gives Splendid Satisfaction.
Pure Food Grocery, Basement, Sixth
Aprons Aprons Aprons!
A Sale of New and "Different" Styles.
BUY NOW FOR SELF AND GIFTS
New Blouse Aprons, 59c
Made of percale and gingham. Stitched belt at waist
line, forming blouse. Tie in the back. Very desirable
New Button-On-Shoulder Apron, 59c
These aprons have every appearance of a dress. Note
the illustration. Made of splendid grade materials. Slip
over head, belt fastening in the front.
New Dress Aprons, 59c
Cover the entire dress, buttoning
at the side front, elastic at waist
line. Rickrack trimmed.' Very prac
tical and very specially priced.
New Two-In-One Aprons, 69c
Good grade percale and ginghams
in attractive colors. Take the place
of a dress. Button down the entire
side front, with belted back.
No-r rt--. a Ttr
Percale, in light and dark colors.yll
e i-Aa J f- n;i-j .? i ' 1 ft t I
line, ximsned with colored piping,
with pointed yokes. -
New Bib Aprons, 25c
Ginghams and percales, white lawns
and nurses' stripes. Large round
bib. Prettily rickrack trimmed.
Second Floor, Sixth-St. Bids.
;0ur New Store,. Now Being Bnilded, Will Be the Most Complete Establishment in Western America;