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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 4, 1904)
The Meier & Frank Store's "Toyland
Extends a Hearty Welcome to AH the Children Throughout the Northwest
Santa Claus selected The Meier &. Frank Store as his official headquarters because he
well knows the representative assortments always to be found at Portland's Largest and
Best Holiday Establishment This 1904 display is by far the greatest we have ever
made We have gathered better toys than ever before, practical toys and instructive
toys for children of all ages Steam and electric toys in larger assortment than all other
local displays put together We also call particular attention to our Handsome Doll
Deportment, 250 feet of glass show cases where dressed and undressed dolls are dis
played by the thousands Doll wardrobes, ready-to-wear garments, furs, millinery,
underclothing, shoes, hosiery, jewelry, etc., etc. No other Portland store pretends to
equal our display Holiday merchandise purchased now will be carefully packed and
stored free of charge and delivered whenever you say Mail orders filled
Bed painted double-seated Doll Swing, y -
great special value at each tf?C
28x28-in. two-side Game Board, many gjy
new features, regular $1.7q value C
Large size Toy Clothes Wringer suitable for
small garments, good as the best, t CT
great value at each O'OO
Nickel-rimmed Drum, 12-in. in diame-
ter, best $1.00 value, on sale for 0"C
All our $1.35 Ping Pong Sets on sale 45
All our $2.50 Ping Pong Sets on sale 75
AH our $4, $4.50, $5 Ping Pong Sets, set.S1.25
All our $6.00 and $7.50 Ping Pong Sets.S1.75
$10.00-$12.00 Sets. $2.50 $20 Set for.sjj.3.75
$2,00 Steel Wagon $1.43
Absolutely all wrought iron steel-gear "Wagon,
14x28x4 inches, 12-in. and 16-in. wheels;
"best make "Wagon on the mar- r a
ket, $2:00 values $ 1 AO
Velocipede -with 14-in. rear and 20-in. front
wheels, extra heavy steel rims, adjustable
seat, easily propelled; best make; r- 1 CT e?
$2.00 value .5 I
Hip-Jointed Kid Doll, bisque head, curly hair,
moving eyes ,shoes and stockings, a
16 inches long, 60c value !OC
"KESTNERS" Famous large Kid Body Doll
with beautiful features, bisque head, moving
eyes, sewed curly wig, 24-in. size, q
regular $2.65 value, for 4
"Kestners" full-jointed Doll with moving head,
closing C3res, elegant sewed curly wig, shoes
and stockings, $1.25 value. or
We can dress the above doll for 50.
23-piece Decorated China Tea Set, all
large pieces, regular $1.50 value. .
"Defender" Gun, absolutely harmless, shoots
soft rubber ball, elegantly finished barrel;
each one in a carton; new model o c
never before shown, 50c value JC
Steel Book-Shaped Bank, elegantly finished,
absolutely new this season, fine lock, A7
one in a box, 75c value, for each r C
Great $ 1 .00 Shoe Sale
Phenomenal Shoe Bargains for women, men and children
here tomorrow Our annual December housedeaning
at which time we offer the greatest shoe bargains of the
year Every person having footwear needs to supply
will arrange to be here bright and early in the morn
ingLots are small you know Here are the facts
500 pairs of "Women's $2.50 and $3.00 Lace and Button Shoes.
spring neei, gooa styles, all sizes, marvelous ((
values at pair .. p 1 UU
500 pairs "Women's Felt Juliettes, fur-trimmed, red,
green, black and brown, all sizes, great value -or
400 pairs of "Women's fancy leather Slippers, odds
u pairs ujl vv umcu s xaucy learner suppers, odds q fg
and ends, splendid styles, $2.50 to $4 values pr.P 1 .UU
x200 pairs of Vici Kid 1-Strap Slippers, all sizes pair .'.$1.00
Odds and ends in "Rovr' TCirl nnrl Pntvnf T,oafTn. ToV.; r
. " -- viu .u.uiuv4. -IttAAVAAlgJ JjL.'m
fords, also Tan and Black Nullifiers, marvelous . m f
values for this sale at pair 5p 1 UU
Men's Felt Slippers, leather sole Men's Felt
Slippers, leather trimmed, all sizes, palr....$ l.UU
600 pairs of little gents' Lace Shoes In vici kid, box
calf, satin calf and kangarette calf. .
All sizes. Great values, pair ?M VJV
60 pairs men's $3.00 Congress Shoes, odd
sizes. Bad goring, pair Cpl.UU
300 pairs of men's Slippers in seal, Everett and
black kid opera. Imitation black and chocolate alli
gator, brown kid in Everett and opera style . r
Sizes 6 to 11. Great special value at, pair 5? 1 .00
Best grade flat Shoe laces, gross boxes, . , n
6-. 5-4, 4-4, box ....51.00
Holiday Gifts for Men
The new set for men Suspenders, Garters and Arm Elastics to match, hand
some styles, prettily done up in a novelty box; choice, S1.50 set.
The new "Heart" Suspender Silver heart attached to Suspender straps;
opens for photo, $1.50 pair.
Extra quality Japonet Silk Initial Handkerchiefs, ,two for.250.
Best Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, initialed, 25 each.
Men's Handkerchiefs in all styles and grades.
The largest display of Smoking Jackets and Lounging Robes to be found in
New Full Dress Protectors, Gloves, Hosiery, Neckwear, etc.
Men's Umbrellas, Fancy Tests, Jewelry, etc., etc.
Our Complete Book Store
Books, Books, Books, everywhere Oar all-year-round Book
Store has expanded to about five times its normal size so as
to properly care for Holiday crowds Books for youngand
old Books of every kind and description and at the very
lowest prices Mail orders will be promptly attended to
500 copies of a new Cook Book, 100 ways of cooking eggs, -i
100 ways of cooking fish, 100 desserts, all for tfUC
The Animal "World, 500 illustrations, $1.00 value .. .75
International Stamp Album, $1.50 value 5Q
Limp Leather Classics, gift books each !!!.55&
Story of Mary McLane, special value copy 50c
Charming Bible Stories, illustrated each ; .si.50
Children's Nursery Book, $1.50 value, for 69
Children's "Wonder Book, popular story-tellers .69?
Teachers' Bible, reference, concordance copy li!!95
All the latest Copyrighted Books on sale at copy . . ; .Sl.OS
DictionariessDictionary Stands, Bibles, Hymnals.
Books for Boys and Girls; board-covered Books, Linen Books.
1905 Calendars immense variety, 1 to $15.00.
Christmas and New Year's Cards.
Holiday Sale of Infants Wear
Infants' hand embroidered Dresses. Beautiful styles.
52.50 -values .?1.9S
$3.75 values 52.9 S
S1.75 values $1.37
$2.00. values ?1.C3
$3.00 values S2.3S
55.00 values ?3.97
56.50 values 353.17
59.00 values $64)7
.Entire stock of hand-made Shirts at greatly reduced
Hand-embroidered Wrappers, all reduced.
Infants Hoop Rattles, ribbons and bells trimmed.
75c values for 49c
Hand-made Cassimero Sacques
52.50 values ...?19 53.00 values $2.47
53.50 values $24)8 $4.30 values ....$533
Hand-embroidered Pillow Slips
$2.50 values $14)8 54.00 values $3.12
Hand-embroidered Sheets $1450
Hand-embroidered Bibs $14$7to$34)S
All our handsome Carriage Robes at greatly reduced
prices Second floor.
Holiday Sale Of
Extraordinary values for your
choosing Remember We do
artistic picture framing to your
order Second Floor
Metal Photo Frames in an immense
assortment of styles and sizes;
regular prices from 25c up to
$1.45 ; for one week j f
your choice at Vil
Hand--painted Framed Water Col
ors, a variety ot very handsome
frames, size 8x12: jr 1 en
$3.25 values for 1 If
Photographed Views, framed in
2-inch brown frames, gilt trim
med, 5x7 inches,
35c values drOQ
8x10 Passepartouts, colored pic--tures,,
best 35c q
Values, for each 1 -C
,' All sizes of Gilt Photo Frames
in new styles.
"'-to"- tun-ij vi. j. apci. t taenia,
rays, Pipe Backs, etc. 2d, floor.
A Great list of Special Values
25c Bathasweet for, can 19
35c La Blanche Face Powder S06
25c "Purity" Bay Rum for.17
Eastman's Toilet Water, violet,
carnation and crushed roses,
regular 50c value n. r
Eastman's Almond Lotion.. 18
Java Rice Face Powder, can.23
Eastman's Perfumes, all the best
odors, regular value 50c
oz. sale price oz. . . .-. 1 C
All 25c Chamois Skins for ..17
All 50c Chamois Skins for. . .39
Pure White Velvet Chamois.. 76
25c Purity Violet Cream 15
Cuticura Ointment, bottle... 36
Oregon Wood Souvenirs ink wells,
smoking sets, thermometers,
match boxes, etc. ; your q
choice, each -7C
rreat showing of Holiday Boxes,
Toilet Sets, Cigar Boxes, Work
Boxes, Manicuring Sets, etc., etc.
Njiimense new shipment of
icreens and India Stools for the
olidays. For one week take vour
.choice at special low prices.
500 3-fold Screens, oak, mahog
any rjr white enamel frames; n-
ft. 6 in. high; fancy silkoline fill-
! ed, all new $1.7o j q
values, for each. . . . 1 1 "
Handsome Burlap Screens, 5 ft. 6
in. high, covered on both sides
with fancy figured burlap
3- fold for each $6.50
4- fold for each jpS.QO
Fire Screens, oak frames, grill
tops, two styles
Silkoline filled $1.50
Tapestry panel filled $4.50
Weathered Oak Fire Screens, 1-
in. posts with heavy standard
Plain burlap filled $4.50
Tapestry panel filled. $7.50-$9.75
3-fold Oak Screens, $2.50 to $4.50
5-fold Oak Screens $5.50
Weathered Oak Screens, beautiful
styles, $7.50 to $16.50.
India Stools in weathered oak,
golden or English oak, $1.25,
$L75, $3.00 and $3.50.
Footstools, velour covered, pretty
designs, iron legs 33
Fur Rags $1. 89 Ea.
500 Gray and White Fur Rugs,
30x60 inches, value extraordin
ary for one week at, ea.$1.89
Mail orders filled.
Important Holiday Sole Now
Women's unlaundered all-linen hand
embroidered-. initialed Handker
chiefs, three different styles; -best
25c values at 3 for JVJC
"Women's hemstitched all-linen Hand
kerchiefs, U, and ?i-In. hems, full
sizes, value extraordinary, -each
Women's Swiss embroidered Handker
chiefs, hemstitched and embroidered,
also scalloped edge and embroidered.
20c and 25c values, , -
2 for ; 25C
Women's hemstitched and initialed un
laundered Handkerchiefs, all Initials,
great special values for e
this sale, each DC
Children's plain white initial Handker
chiefs, hemstitched, fancy fl
box. great value, bo:? IOC
Children's colored border handker
chiefs in fancy boxes, great c
special values at, box... IOC
Sale continues through the week.
Men's Handkerchiefs at special prices.
Women's imported Swiss ribbed wool
Vests, pink, blue, black . c 1 00
and white. 51.7G value ......31.07
Women's imported Swiss ribbed wool
pants, ankle length, open style,
black, white, pink and" blue. ff yQ
$2.25 value .t llQ
Women's Imported Swiss - ribbed, silk
and lisle Vests Winter weight,
cream, pink and blue. . 1 'i'es
$U50 value 1.19
Great Holiday Sale Cut Glass
Silverware, Cloisonne, Chafing Dishes
The Big Basement Salesroom can solve many a
Holiday problem for yon Usefnl and ornamental
merchandise that makes pleasing gifts for men and
women The grand special valnes we offer below
for the coming week cannot fail to prove highly
profitable to everyone having Xmas gifts to purchase
Beautiful Cut Glass Water Pitcher, medium Qy
size, elegant cut, regular $12.50 value for, ea.5
Cut Glass Jelly Dishes, with or without handle, j j
heautiful cut, regular $4 value, on sale for. . .p
Cut Glass Bon-Bon Dishes, $2.00 value, for. each.$1.59
3-piece Carving Sets, stag handles, sterling &r a
mountings in lined case, regular $7.50 value. pO I
Nickel Chafing Dishes with fancy cover, very
hest burner and style, regular $9.50 value, for
Nickel Chafing D.ish with plain cover, medium e a
size, handsome style, regular $6.75 value, fornO-T
0-0 'Clock Teakettles with wrought-iron stand, 0
our best $4.25 value, on sale all the week at. . $3C5
The "Sternau" Coifee Machine, silver lined, practical;
A1ATI A..r.v..-i-A 1 i' . I
' y: tJVCAJr uuuacwue wuuis one; xor xms saie
& the best $10.00 style on sale for
1 Water Sets Pitcher and 6 classes : beautiful set-
regular $1.00 value: your choice for this sale '
Cloisonne at 4 Off
Choose from our entire stock of Silver and Cop
per Cloisonne Ware at 25 per cent reduction
from the regular selling prices. Beautiful speci
mens in all styles and sizes. Also remember that
our Cloisonne Ware isn't marked at a 200 per
cent profit. That's what you arc j gjp
asked to pay at the Japanese stores. Wll
Sale of Silverware
Rogers "1847" Cream Ladles, all pat
terns, best 75c values, on sale at. . .
Gravy Ladles, Rogers "1847," all pat
terns, 90c values, on sale at
ooiu meat i ones, it ogers " ib-ti , ' ' gilt a
bowl, regular $1.00 value, for C VC
50c Sugar Shells, 43. 50c Butter Knives, 43
Electroliers at lz Off
For one, week choose from our entire stock of
Bronze Electroliers and Statuary at 33 1-3 per
cent off the regular selling prices. Magnificent
high-grade pieces in big variety: a pleasing
holiday gift for man or r
woman (Basement) 3
Cups and Saucers, daintiest designs
75c values 62 85c values 70c
90c values 72$ $1.00 values .... 82
$1.25 values. .$1.00' $1.50 values. .$1.10
When in the Basement take note of the grand
assortment of merchandise and special values to
be found on our 10c, 15c and 25c tables.
Portland's Leading Cloak and Suit House
Suits, Cravenettes and Tourist Coats
Portland's Leading Cloak and Suit Store presents for the
coming week a formidable array of special valnes in Wom
en's Ready-to-Wear Garments Suits. Cravenettes and
Tourist Coats in this season's very best styles and materials
are offered at decided reductions A genuine bargain In
just the garments cold, wet weather demands 2d Floor
$27 Suits for $ 19.85 gach
Women's latest-style Suits, medium and long jackets, fancy vests,
crushed velvet trimmed, plaited skirt; navy, brown, grays and
DiacKS ; m uneviots, mixtures ana
Broadcloths ; all sizes ; every Suit the best !g I
$27.00 value; your choice tt
$32 Tourist Coats $24.85
Women's Tan Covert Tourist Coats, strapped seams, belted back,
box plaited, velvet trimmed, with or without collar; the very
newest style garment; we ve sold hun
dreds of them at $30.00 and $32.00 each;
your choice for this sale
$ 1 6 Crushed Plush Jackets $ 1 2.45
Women's 27-inch Crushed Plush Jackets, tight-fitting, fancy braid f
trimmed and collarless; satm lined; arff fcv A
handsome, stylish garment that fashion i jUj j
demands; reg. $16 value, your choieo. .
$32.00 Cravenettes $24.45
Chbose from our entire stock of $30.00 and $32.00
Cravenettes, or full-length, plaited backs;
all round belt, with or without collar; tan,
olives, Oxfords; our best $30.00 GA A C
and $32.00 values, for Hf.HfD
$35.00 Cravenettes $28,55
All our $34.00 and $35.00 Cravenettes in this sea
son's leading styles; tans, Oxfords and olives;
or full-length styles; with or without collar;
values extraordinary for this
sale at the low price of P00
Holiday Stationery, Austrian Boxes
, , .
Ebony Goods, Jewelry, Toilet Sets,Etc.
Our Holiday showings of Bo:c Stationery and Fancy
Goods are greater than we have ever before attempted
Every new style, every new idea will be found
displayed in generous assortments We are prepared
to supply everyone with just what they want for
Holiday giving and at bur usual reasonable prices
Fancy box Stationery, beautiful variety, Eaton-Hurlburt's,
Hurd's, Crane's, Whiting's and other well-known makes;
every new style and size ; prices range from 25c to $12.50.
Austrian Novelty Boxes, Toilet Sets, Sewing- Boxes, Smokers'
Sets, Cigar Boxes, Manicuring Sets, etc., etc. ; immense vari
ety of styles ; plain-or metal trimmed ; all prices.
Ebony and Ebonoid Sets, Hair Brushes, Military Brushes,
Clothes Brushes, Hat Brushes, Manicuring and Toilet Sets.
Stag-Handled Toilet Sets in a big variety of styles.
Shaving Sets, Shaving Mirrors in new styles ; all prices.
Agents for "Gillette" Safety Razors, $5.00 set; a pleasing gift;
every set guaranteed; come in a handsome case.
Brass Clocks Mission Clocks best display in the city.
Men's, Women's and Children's Gold and Silver
Watches, Chatelaine Watches, Ingersoll
Watches for boys.
Solid Gold Jewelry for Women, Children, Infants.
Fancy Bottle Perfumes in grand variety.
Folding Cameras A gift appreciated by man or
Electric Pocket Lamps in new styles, $1.25 to $5.
Mail orders receive our prompt attention.