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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 4, 1914)
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"Peace and Plenty Week" Appropriately Ushers in Our Annual "FALL MERCFi
Bigger, Broader, More Spirited Than Ever Abounding in Economies
,OF THE MOST TEMPTING NATURE
This Annual Home Furnishing Sale answers the demands in every way that its name implies it is one of the most attractive and important events in this store s
merchandising occasions. It is a sale that never fails to engage the attention of thousands of shoppers it has come to be known as the one opportune time for
replenishing, refurnishing and adding to one's household needs. ' .
All the newest Fall materials are entered in this sale, as well as the most-wanted utilities for the home. '
Its big force of trained salespeople its immense stocks are here, ready to serve you tomorrow. N '
All Lace Curtains Reduced
Regular $1.50, $ 2.00, $3.00, $4.50, $6.50 to $15.00 Curtains
Sale 98c-$1.39-$2.3$2.95-$4.43 to $10.45 Pr.
Lace curtains of all kinds in this season's best patterns, show
ing Irish Points, Battenbergs, Cluny, Filet and many novelty
patterns. In white, cream and Arabian color; 40 and 50 inches
wide, 22 yards long.
- All Portieres Reduced
Regular $4.00, $5.00, $6.00, $7.50, $8.50 to $16.50 Portieres
Sale $2.89-$3.89-$4.79-$5.45-$6.45 to $11.95
Portieres in all the most desirable colors, made with pretty tapestry bor
der or with feather edge fringe. In solid colors and two-toned effects, in
brown, red, green, old rose and blue. Three yards long and 45 to 50
Wool Blankets at Deep Reductions
Regular $4.00, $5.00, $6.50, $7.50, $8.50 to $15.00 Blankets
Sale $2.79-$3.33-$4.79-$5.63-$6.45 to $10.95
Superior quality of wool blankets in white, gray and pretty
fancy plaids and with effective borders to match.
These blankets are perfect in every way, of the best grade
of wool and full in size and weight.
Cotton Fleeced Blankets Reduced
Regular 85c, $1, $1.25, $1.50, $1.75, $2, $2.50 Blankets
Exactly 7000 pairs of best quality firmly-woven cotton fleeced blankets,
in white, gray and tan, with pretty fancy borders. Sizes 10-4, 11-4
' Silkoline Comforters
Regular $2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50, $4.00, $5.00 Comforters
Silkoline-covered cotton-filled comforters, full size and- weight. Filled
fnwith good quality of white laminated cotton and covered withbest quality
Ipof figured silkoline in all colors.
Brass and Enameled Beds Reduced
Beds in the newest styles. The enameled beds are showtfm white, cream
and Vernis Martin finish, and the brass beds have the satin finish. 3-4
and 4-4 sizes.
20, $25, $30, $35, $40 to $65 brass beds, sale, $14.45,
$18.85, $17.45, $22.85 to $39.85.
$3.50, $5.00, $6.00, $7.50, $8.50 to $15.00 enameled beds,
sale, $2.45, $3.45, $4.45, $4.95, $5.95 to $9.85.
AH Mattresses Reduced
$6.50 Cotton Combination Mattresses ..$4.45
$10.00 Cotton Mattresses for ........ $7.19
$12.00 40-pound Layer Felt Mattresses $7.95
$18.00 50-pound Imperial Felt Mattresses $12.95
$20.00 35-pound Silk Floss Mattresses $14.45
$25.00 35-pound L. W. Special. Hair Mattresses $17.95
All mattresses guaranteed to be absolutely sanitary, full weight and size,
in A. C. S. or fancy art ticking.
10,000 yards of drapery materials' of
all kinds, including chintz, cretonnes, nets,
scrims, Swiss and many other popular and
effective weaves and patterns.
15c Curtain Swisses ..... .12yv.c
25c Curtain Scrims . . . ,19c
35c Curtain Nets ....... . ... .19c
50c Curtain Nets . ... . .35c
50c Curtain Scrims ........ 33c
25c Cretonnes .......... 19c
50c Curtain Madras. 37c
35c Cretonnes ............. 29c
50c Cretonnes and Chintz. . . .37c
60c Curtain Madras 42c
75c Nets and Scrims ....... .57c
95c Madras .79c
' $1.25 Sun fast Draperies ... .89c
60c Cretonnes ............. ,43c
35c Curtain Scrim ......... 27c
$1.00 Curtain Nets . .73c
$2.50 BisselVs Carpet
The standard quality Bissell's carpet
sweepers finished jn mahogany or golden
oak. Will clean the carpets easily and
$2.25 Folding Card
Exactly 100 card tables, firmly don-"
structed, in regular size,' the top covered
with a good quality of all-wool, green felt.
Finished in mahogany and oak.
Pretty tapestry couch covers in Orien
tal and conventional designs, showing a
large variety of patterns in effective color
combinations. Three yard; long and 60
inches wide. i
$2.00, $2.50, $4.00 to $12.50
couch covers for $1.49, .$1.89,
$3.19 to $9.45.
Room-Size Rugs at Special Reductions
$12.00 Wool and Fiber Rugs
at ... $6.95
$18.00 Wool Art Rugs $11.95
$20.00 Wool Art Rugs $12.45
$22.00 Tapestry Brussels at
$30.00 Axminster Rugs now
for y. $18.95
$35.00 Axminster, Rugs now
$35.00 Body Brussels $27.45
$45.00 Wilton Rugs, $36.85
$60.00 Royal Wilton Rugs for $47.50
Room-size rugs that are suitable for bedrooms, sewing-rooms,
dining-rooms and living-rooms in a large variety of patterns in
the Oriental and conventional" designs.
Manufacturers Carpet Rug Samples
$1.00 Tapestry Brussels 47c
$2.00 Axminster 98c
$3.50 to $4.50 Body Brussels Rug Samples. ....$1.98
$4.50 to $5.50 Saxony Carpet Samples $1.98
$5.00 to $6.50 Royal Wilton Carpet Samples, $2.47 -
300 manufacturers carpet. rug samples which were a salesman's road
samples of discontinued patterns, and are sold at unusual price reductions
for this sale. In sizes they range from 27x27 inches to 27x72 inches.
$2.75 Axminster Rugs $2.19
$4.50 and $5 Axminster Rugs $3.45
- 300 Axminster rugs in beautiful patterns in Oriental, floral
and conventional designs, showing rich colorings. Sizes 27 by
54 inches and 36 by 72 inches.
All Linoleum Reduced
The best standard grades of printed and inlaid linoleum in light or
medium dark colorings in pretty tile and wood inlaid designs.
75c linoleum, 39c; $1.25 linoleum, 79c; $1.50 linoleum,
98c $1.75 linoleum, $1.33, and $2.00 linoleum, $1.53 yard.
Hoove'r Suction Sweepers
Mr. D. J. Martin, the factory
representative, is now demon
strating these famous sweepers
on the fifth floor.
Hoover Suction Sweepers arm
sold exclusively by us in the
City of Portland. Can be had
in three sizes.
$5.00 Down $5.00 Month.
Handsome Overstuffed Furniture
INCLUDING CHAIRS, ROCKERS AND DAVENPORTS
At Prices That Are Exceptionally Reduced,
This furniture is built for comfort and tvice, yet possesses
a beautiful and decorative appearance." Stuffed with hair and
covered with brown Sarnack denim.
$75.00 Davenport. .$54.50 $17.50 Chair ..,..$11.95
$85.00 Davenport. .$59.50
$95.00 Daven port. . $64.85
$110.00 Davenport $74.75
$175.00 Davenport $112.50
$57.50 Chair for . .$39.85
$25.00 Chair ...... .$15.75
$30.00 Rocker $22.50
$40.00 Rocker $27.50
$47.50 Rocker $32.75
- All Bed Springs Reduced
$2.75 Yum Yum Springs, sale $1.89
$3.50 Yum Yum Springs, Rope Edge 2.47
$6.00, $7.50, $9.00 Steel Springs for $3.95, $5.45, $6.45
Bed springs for all beds at greatly reduced prices, for iron beds, brass
beds or wooden beds. Sizes 3-4 or 4-4.
y $1.50 Bolster Rolls, Special 98c Each
Open bolster rolls in 4-4 or 3-4 sizes, covered with good quality cambric
in blue, pink or white. rift Floor
Seven Warring Nations Side by Side in Perfect Harmony in This Unusual Event
Arranged in Battalions, Each Entrenched on Tables
Under Supreme Command of General Sale Price
Troublesome times make possible this sale. The majority of novelties
offered tomorrow are samples sent us months ago from our European
office. In almost every instance the factory or pottery represented by these
samples is closed. We are therefore disposing of these samples. With
Xmas only 12 weeks off, here is a wonderful opportunity for securing
gifts at about half regular prices.
SPECIAL PRICED TABLE NO. 1
ARTICLES SELLING TO $1.25 FOR 48c
Brass candlesticks, sugar and cream sets, brass jardinieres. Austrian
china vases, German bisque figures, brass wall placques, Bohemian glass
comports etched in gold, and nappies, hand-decorated flower vases with
SPECIAL PRICED TABLE NO. 2
ARTICLES SELLING TO $2.50 FOR 98c
Eight-piece decorated glass wine set, hand-decorated wall ' placques.
7-piece decorated coaster sets, brass jardinieres, imported beer steins, pottery
fern dishes, hammered copper nut bowls, imported decorated teapot stands,
wicker roll baskets with nickel frames, Holland delft wall panels.
SPECIAL PRICED TABLE NO. 3 '
ARTICLES SELLING TO $4.00 FOR $1.75 -
Belgium pottery vases, brass nut baskets with glass insets, large imported
bisque figures, imported hand-decorated wicker baskets, hand-decorated
Dresden fruit dishes, 5 -piece dresser sets, imported electric desk lamps,
hand-hammered imported brass vases 1 4 inches high, brass or nickel crumb
trays and brush.
SPECIAL PRICED TABLE NO. 4
ARTICLES SELLING TO $7.00 FOR $2.95
Russian hand-carved nut bowls, hand-carved English' wall panels, large
Bohemian glass vases, hand-decorated; hand-decorated wall placques,
pottery umbrella jars. French and German bronze figures, imported busts
of authors and poets, large size pottery jardinieres, three-piece tea sets.
T 1AT17MQ STANDARD QUALITIES
LjIINHiINO AT SALE PRICES
75c and 85c Bleached Huck Towels 39c Each
These towels are made of pure linen huck of high count, having bro
caded damask ends and spoke hemstitched. Also monogram space. The
sizes, range from 40x21 inches to 41x23 inches.
In this sale we offer not more than four towels to each customer. No
phone orders filled in this sale.
$1.75 Lunch Cloths 98c Each
A spoke hemstitched cloth of 'pure bleached linen damask. In choice
floral designs. Size 45x45 inches.
$2 White Crochet Bedspreads $1.59 Each
These spreads, which are sufficiently long for any ordinary double size
bed, can have either scalloped or fringed on four sides with cut corners, so
as to fit snugly at foot. In many patterns prominently brought out in the
weave, such as scroll and set designs.
25c Embroidered Pillow Cases 19c
-These snowy white cases are. made of fine, evenly-woven cotton, abso
lutely perfect in weave and construction. Hemstitched and elaborately
embroidered ends in a variety of designs. Size 36x45 inches, which will
hold the ordinary-sized pillow. - - "
Pattern Linen Table Cloths
AT MUCH LOWER THAN COST OF MANUFACTURE
These heavy, pure linen cloths and napkins are of Irish manufacture,
are full grass bleached and beautifully patterned and bordered on four
sides with designs such as chrysanthemum, lily of the valley, poppy, 'wild
rose, fleur de lis and grape. Range in size from 2x2 yards to 4x2 yards.
Regular $2.75, $3.50, $4.50, $5.00 and $5.50 cloths
Sale. . . $1.98, $2.49, $2.98, $3.49 and $3.98 each
Napkins to match, 22x22-inch, regular $4J25, for $2.98 doz.
40c German Bath and Lounging Flannel, 29c
The genuine imported article in double-faced extra soft finish, firmly
woven." With or without trimming borders. In dark and medium colors,
in figured, floral, scroll and Persian patterns.
20c Devonshire Renfrew
Cloth Special 15c Yard
32 inches wide, mostly used f
'women and children's dresses, mak
ing the most ideal and satisfactory
of garments, also for boys suits and
men's shirts. In a big assortment of
colors, shown in stripes, checks and
Cotton Challies 5c Yard
Neat Persian patterns . in
dark and medium colors; 24
inches wide, and 15 yards
make an elegant cover for both
sides of a full-sized quilt
60c Roll Batting 43c
Clean white cotton batting,
'each roll containing sufficient for
a full-sized quilt Size 84 by
72 inches. v
10c Outing Flannels 8c
-Specially suited for night gowns,
pajamas, shirts, children's general
wear and comfort covers. In dark,
medium and light color in stripes
and checks, also solid colors.
12V2C Ginghams 10c -
Stripes, checks, multi-colored
plaids, also solid colors. This is a
well-known brand, never offered for
less than 2zc a yard. Of fine
spun yarn, evenly woven. In dark,
medium and light colors.
18 to 27-Inch
Shadow Laces ,
Less Than Half Price
Regular $2.25 to $3.50
Not odds and ends of laces,
but just exactly the laces that
fashion favors this season .the
light filmy beauty-things that will
mean the making of exquisite
evening dresses and waists.
Silk shadow and Spanish
sh adow lace flouncings in white
and cream. The background of
these laces varies, but all show ex
quisite meshes; the designs are in
floral and conventional patterns.
$3 Umbrellas at $2.50
For Men and - Women
-7-Of extra quality fast black union
silk taffeta, fast tape edge. De
tachable handles of carved woods,
ebonoid. plain and silver mounted.
Also hom handles, with or without
silver mountings. First Floor.
Come Out of
Thirty-one vessels are bound for.
bring them 31 cargoes to suppl ci
advance guards- of prosperity to the
should "come out of the darkness"-!
those blue spectacles and look out
What's the use of seeing only
the whines and whimpers of the pes
read him thoroughly give him his
times out of ten he is a non-produc
something, to turn up."
For heaven's sake, stop talking
Glorious Oregon, with its bumper
industries, gives us, in this state, mui
with conditions abroad, gives us ge
A-steady flow of gold will soon'
ready? Are. YOU equipped? A,
of this prosperity? It means work-
YOU ready to put your shoulderi
darkness. Stop looking through the
and WIN prosperity by deserving
New Millinery Sale Prices
By Far the Largest and Most Varied Collection
ur millinery buyer returned rrom rsew lorK yesterday, with
return come over 800 new hats that make their appearance here tomorrow (Mon
day J. every hat bought expressly tor this sale. It marks a new record-making era
in our millinery section FOR THE NEWEST MILLINERY AT SALE
PRICES AT THE HEIGHT OF THE SEASON.
The Season's Smartest Trimmed Hats
Are Represented in This Assortment of
$7.50 Models for $4.95
This assortment includes 150 trimmed models, which are especially priced for thi
sale, and if sold regularly would sell for not less than $7.50, many of which arc
really worth more.
They are made of fine silk velvet, in smart, close-fitting Tricone and sailor styles.
with soft crowns; in medium and large sizes.
Beautifully trimmed with narrow grosgrain ribbons and ostrich feather bands
others trimmed with fur and small clusters of flowers, stick-ups and fancy feathers
In black with all-black trimmings or black with colored trimmings.
Chic, New Tailored Hats $3.95
Which Would Sell Regularly at $5.00
These hats represent the latest ideas in tailored millinery modes, and
possess all the smart and becominsr lines. distinctive of fine millinery. Oil
fine silk velvet in close-fittme turban and medium and large sai!oiJ
styles, showing trimmings of feathers and ribbons.
Silk Velvet Untrimmed Hats
In the New Military Shapes
$1.95 Instead of $3.00
A most exceptional offering of the smartest untrimmed shapes, made of a high
grade silk velvet, in a host of the newest styles, closely resembling the newest militar,
hats now worn by the soldiers of the various European armies. For instance, th;
French Tricone, Cossack turbans, the English close-fitting Tommy Atkins anc
various others. In black and all ready to wear, with adding a stick-up or a tea the
$2.00' Ostrich Feather Bands 95c
One of the most popular trimmings seen on the fine trimmed hats is a narrov
ostrich feather band, and the bands offered in this sale are of the same style and siz
as those used by the exclusive modistes. They come in black, white and colors. Ca:
be used around the crowns or around the brim of the sailor shapes. The feather
curl closely and make a complete trimming. Second Floe
Is Now Here!
5c "a Weekt
5c More for
Every sewing machine in the city is just humming, and
every woman in town is getting herself and her family into
the prettiest clothing imaginable, as quickly as she can.
Have you a sewing machine in your home? Wouldn't you
gladly pay 5c down and 5c a week to have the finest
sewing machine that is made?
You will never miss so little an amount, and you could have so many more prett
things if you owned one.
We are selling The Free Sewing Machine on these terms, and it is the mo
wonderful sewing machine that was ever made. It is a far superior article for le;
money than any of the so-called "old line" machines that you have used so long.
The Rotoscillo movement, the 8 sets of ball bearings, automatic lift, automat;
locking drawers, automatic tension release, shuttle ejector, head latch, thread coif
troller, etc, as well as the rotary spool pin. selr-threading shuttle, new French k
design and other improvements, make The Free 'first choice of all who have inve
ti gated. . Come in and try The Free before deciding. Demonstration in Sewir
FIFTY MACHINES ONLY ON THESE TERMS
This extraordinary offer is made possible by a concession from the Free Sew
ing Machine Company, which governs the terms of selling its sewing machines.
For this sale it permits us to offer the first 50 customers the newest models Free
Sewing Machines on these remarkably easy terms.