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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Sept. 13, 1914)
TWE SUTTDAT OREGONTAW, PORTXANP. SEPTEMBER 13, 1914.
Ste "Warner" Fall Opening Announcement, Society Section This Paper- 1914
Inspiring & Praiseworthy! The New
Fall Dresses, Coats and Suits Shown
These Autumn Days at Meier & Frank's!
Recent Exclusive Arrivals in Women s Apparel Include:
A Lavish Display of Gowns and Dresses and Dancing Frocks
Dresses of satin for afternoon and evening wear, and Dresse's of serge and satin
combination for street wear are arriving every day. Also many elegant models
developed in velvet and brocades are shown. Basque, modified basque and Moyen
especially noticeable feature of these new Dresses is the extreme moderateness ot
Handsome Serge Models priced from $12.50 to $35.00
Satin Dresses priced from f. .$14.85 to $50.00
Fashion's Latest Offering in Dancing Frocks
The beflounced skirt is with us again tulle, lace or chiffon lending themselves
in a most perfect manner to this particularly pleasing style. Two lovely new
models are illustrated. One of light blue chiffon combined with satin, with silver
trimming edging the four flounces and bodice. Made in the new sleeveless bodice
style. The underpinning is of blue satin with the four-flounced tunic of chiffon.
The second model is developed entirely of creamy white satin. Six -tiered
accordion flounces with picot edging form the skirt, the short bodice and girdle
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Fall SllltS ltl the NeWeSt JYlOCieS tire IVock is festooned with garlands of small pink roses," producing a most har-
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Dancing Frocks in Great Variety Priced $14.85 to $100
Women who are discerhers of worth in women's apparel
will marvel at the extreme moderateness of the price
placed upon these Suits. Handsome and fashionable
models, made of broadcloth, gabardine and cheviot, m the
season's most approved styles, are, the offering at this
price. Russian blouse, cutaway coats with long postillion
back, also Norfolk-style Coats and Basque effects with
smart 'velvet tunics. The Skirts have the long tunic or
voke effects. Handsome shades of navy, brown and green
(the season's favorites) and the very popular black are
shown. Velvet collars, buttons of self material and satin
linings. The tailoring is excellent, and the lines -graceful
and modish. A full line of sizes will be found in this assort
ment of modish new Tailored Suits for Fall. Priced $27.50
The New Blouses Are Charming
We shall not attempt to describe these Blouses in detail they're too
varied in design and materials to do so short of a whole page. We
feel perfectly confident in saying, however, that never before have
such exquisite examples of the cleverness of the designers been offered
to the women of Portland.
We've Just Received an Enormous Shipment of
fashioned of laces, satins, Georgette crepe and combinations of these
materials. Nearly all show the modified basque effect, with a charm
ing suggestion of the high collar wired in the back, in many instances
with straps of self material across the front these Blouses may be
worp either high or low. Long sleeves predominate fancily tnmrned,
in some instances of lace in mousquetaire style. Nearly all are to be.
worn outside the skirt a charming innovation in Blousedom. Wnite,
cream and lovely combinations to match the tailored suit are shown.
Priced from $18.00 to $40.00. Fifth Floor, sixth-st. bis,.
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I Authentic Autumn
The Coats and Wraps for Fall Possess Great Individuality
There's quite a radical change in Coat and Wrap fashions this
season and the new models are charming. We've received several
interesting shipments during the past week all garments that will
prove of vast delight to our patrons.
New Coats of Velvet and Fur Fabrics for Evening Wear
are a feature of the Fall showings. Full and three-quarter
lengths, velvet Coats with trimmings of Kolinsky skunk or chin
chilla fur are very popular. Handsome silk braid garnishing, and
exquisitely beautiful silk linings add elegance to these Coats two
of which are illustrated here.
Coats for Street Wear
show new weaves of chinchilla, wool velours, kerseys, zibelines,
cheviots and fancy mixtures, the latter including smart plaid and
checked effects, which are to be very fashionable this year.
Large, roomy, splendidly njade Coats in a bewildering assortment
of styles, colors and fabrics await our patrons' pleasure.
Coats for Motoring
jaunty mixture effects, and a huge line of plain colors. Our se
lection of Motoring Coats is most complete, and comprehensive in
Garmcnt Salons Fourth Floor. Mth-. Did.
WILL YOU HELP? An Appeal From he Visiting Nurses' Association
The Visiting Nurses' Association of 424 members is appealing to every man and
woman in Portland to help them in the great work of caring for the . needy sick
Tour application for membership in thfs association will assist greatly The v lsit
ing Nurses' Association has no paid officers. All moneys received are util zed lor
thl services of eight trained nurses, who visit the needy sick in por"a""aj !
memberships are $3. $5 and 10. Will you Join tomorrow. This is a personal ap
peal from the Visiting Nurses' Asociation ..rition
Mrs. Robert G. Dleck, President Vlslrlns; Nurae' Association.
Mra. Thomas D. Honrxrann, First Vice-President.
Mra. S. S. Montague, Second Vice-President.
APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP CAN BE MADE AT SPECIAL BOOTH
Models From Phipps, Hy
land, Burgesser, Knox
In Dress and Tailored
Styles in Profuse
Smartness and dash rich
ness of tones but with black
and white combinations far in
the lead are leading features
of the new Fall millinery show
ings. And there seems to be a
certainty about the styles that
is not always manifest so early
in the season. Sailors and.
jaunty close-fitting toques in
dozens of models are prominent.
Sailors larse. small and me
dium sized, with straight round brims, side flare brims and
many other effects. Turbans draped in artistic ways, some with
helmet-shaped crowns, made of velvet and heavy silks are very
popular. Trimmings, as a rule, are high, cockades, wings, os
trich fancies, hackle and coque combined, and high wired
peaks tjf hat materials make for distinction.
We welcome the inspection of the women of Portland of our
immense displays of New Millinery for Fall, which include
models from such noted makers as Phipps, Hyland, Burgesser,
Knox and Vogue all very modestly priced.
The Newest Untrimmed Shapes for street and dress wear
all the new blocks and colors at most moderate prices.
Fancy Feathers, Flowers and Ornaments for trimming pur
poses on display in immense quanuues.
Second Floor, Slxth-St. Bids
Our Showing Is Pre-Eminent
In the Realm of Filmy Laces and
And Prices Are Reduced on PopulaiN3tyles
Purchased Before Advance in Prices.
New Net Top Laces Underpriced
Net Top Laces are in high favor this season and we 're, reducing the
price on a splendid assortment that we were- fortunate in purchasing before
the market advanced. White and cream St. Gall and Plauen Laces, m plain
and fancy meshes, large floral designs and Venise effects, in widths from 9
to 27 inches, usable for blouses and flounces.
$1.00 and $1.25 Net Top Laces ; yard, 89
$1.25 to $1.50 Net Top Laces; yard, 98
$2.00 to $3.00 Net Top Laces; yard, $1.39
35c to 50c Shadow Laces, Yard 25c
Shadow Laces, widths 18 to 27 inches and net top laces' for rufflings.
White and cream colors.
New Arrivals in Laces, Yard 5c to 25c
New French Round Mesh Laces, Armenian, Maltese and Barman Laces.
Semi-Made "Marionette" Dresses for Children
'Embroidered in Appenzellet a most attractive novelty,
requiring little effort to complete.
Sizes 1, 2 and 3 years; price, each,, $2. 50
Sizes 4, 5 and 6 years; price, each, $3.00
Sterling Silver Picture Frames
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Vfc-inch width frames, priced at $1.75
-inch width frames, priced at $2.00
These frames represent a fortunate special
purchase. Sterling silver,, in V2 and -inch
widths, velvet easel backs, and ball feet. Good
weight frames, and priced, according to width,
nt -! 75 and S2.00.
See the Attractive 6th and Alder St. Window Display.
First Floor, Stxth-St. Bids.
Tomorrow We Feature Im
ported Ribbons of Exquisite
Priced 50c to $12.50
New Metal Ribbons in gold
and silver effects are to be
used in every phase of women's
wear. Millinery and trimmings
show glints of shining metals,
and ribbon best supplies this
Roman Stripe Ribbons with
handsome embossed metal de
signs are a novelty this season.
Moire, Dresdens and Brocades
have not diminished in popu
larity, but their beauty of de
sign has increased to a wonder
Gauze and Satin Taffetas
combined with metal effects
are another addition to the list
of novelties shown in Ribbons.
First Floor, Slxth-St. Bids.
First Floor, Slxth-St. Bids.
A Talk About New Furs
TUi a fni mn-rTrpt will hr vftir slicrhtlv affected
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by the European conflict, owing to the fact that
the Fur Fairs held in London, Leipzig and the
Russian markets occur in May and June, at
which time American importers lay in their
supplies. And, as usual, America bought this
year which will insure a splendid showing for
the 1914-1915 season. In addition we have our
domestic furs marten, mink, weasel (a species
of Ermine), lynx, beaver, skunk, squirrel, musk
rat and many others.
Fur Sets are to be as popular as ever and
we're supplied with a most comprehensive as
sortment, showing the newest effects for the
season. Sets of Eastern Mink, Ermine, Mole,
Fitch, Hudson Seal, Chinchilla Squirrel, Mon
key (which is again in high favor), Imported
Mink, Sable Squirrel, Black Fox, Red Fox,
Coney, Skunk, Marmot, Iceland Fox and Rac
coon. Prices ranging from $5.00 to $200.00.
Long Fur Coats in. some strikingly new ef
fects will be worn extensively this season.
Coats in varying lengths of Near Seal, Hudson
Seal, Mole, Pony and Caracul will be found in
our Fur Section.
Priced from $50.00 to $475.00.
Fourth Floor, Slxth-St. Bids.
Expert Fur Repairing Fur Remodeling and
Dry Cold-Air Fur Storage Facilities.
Furs Received Fifth Floor, 6th St. Bldg.
Nottingham Cable Net Curtains
Filet Mesh Curtains
A new assortment, all fresh merchandise in a variety of
excellent styles reduced as follows:
$3.50 and $4.00 qualities reduced to, pair, $2.65
$1.75 and $2.00 qualities reduced to, pair, $1.45
Ninth Floor, Temporary Annex
Hifc8QyALrroE of- Portland
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"Eppo" Silk Petticoats $5
"Eppo" Petticoats are popular because they fit perfectly.
The patented features are the elastic waist band at back and
side, opening at the front, closed with three invisible glove
All Jersey or Jersey Top with Messaline Flounce,
In All the Leading Street and Evening Shades,
"Eppo" Petticoats, $5.00
New "Wyko" Fitted Top Petticoats
Special at $2.95
As a feature of the introduction of this new Petticoat we
have marked it at a special price $2.95. Fitted tops that
need no adjustment. Made of splendid grade messaline, in all
the desired shades for street wear.
Women's Sateen Petticoats Only 79c
A very good quality of Sateen is used in the manufacture
of these Petticoats. A very great assortment of colors suitable
for street wear. Made with knee-deep accordion pleated
flounce. A splendid Petticoat for general wear, priced at 79.
Fifth Floor, Slxth-St. Bid.