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This Is One of Two Pages Filled With VALUES for the
to Bring Down Living Costs
The- q.ualitVStor& of Portland
THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX, PORTLAND, JANUARY 18, 1920
For the First Time in Portland
This Special Offer!
A Three D
of the Nationally Known and Nationally Used
"Hoover" Suction Sweeper
BEATS AS IT SWEEPS
AS IT CLEANS
For six days beginning tomorrow this
special offer will be in effect all you have
to do is phone or write us that you would
like one of the famous Hoover Suction
Sweepers for a three days' free trial and
we will deliver a Hoover to- your home ; a
factory representative will give you a
demonstration and full instructions; you
keep the Hoover in your home for three
days, and there is absolutely no obligation
to purchase the sweeper if you do not de
sire to do so.
This is the first time in years that
factory production has caught up with
the demand and put us in a position
whereby we could make this special
If at the end of three days you decide to
keep the Hoover in your home permanently, you can if desired take advantage of our most
liberal credit offer
Make Your Own Terms In Reason
NOTE : Out-of-town patrons desirous of taking advantage of this unique offer may do
so; we will prepay express on all Hoovers for purposes of this free offer.
Meier & Frank's: Rug Shop, Seventh Floor and Electric Shop, Basement Balcony.
A Sale of Andirons and Fire Sets
For the fourth week of the January sales we offer a splendid assortment of high-
grade andirons and fire sets in wrought iron, burned brass, polished brass and colonial
brass finishes at substantially reduced prices.
Wrought Iron. Andirons
Were $21.00, Now $16.75
Were $19.00, Now $13.75
Were $14.50, Now $11.75
Were $41.00, Now $32.75
Were $26.50, Now $21.00
Were $24.00, Now $19.00
Were $60.00, Now $47.73 Were $40.00, Now $32.50
Were $50.00, Now $40.00 Were $32.00, Now $25.75
Were $44.00, Now $35.00 Were $26.00, Now $20.50
Polished Brass Andirons
Were $39.00, Now $3l.OO Were $25.00, Now $20.00
Were $32.00, Now $25.50 Were $20.00, Now $16.00
Were $28.00, Now $23.50 Were $19.00, Now $15.00
Colonial Brass Andirons
Were $14.50, Now $11. 60 1 Were $ 9.00, hjow $ 7.20
Were $10.00, Now $ 8.00 Were $ 8.00, Now $ 6.40
Wrought iron fire sets special 10. S12, $12.40 and 16.75
Burned brass fire sets special 19, 20, 22.40 and 24
Polished brass fire sets special 11.25 and 16.75
Universal Cast-iron Range Special at $76.50
Six-hole polished top. 18xl8-inch oven. In
Also Universal Steel Ranges in two sizes
porcelain-lined flues, polished top, installed com
plete for $93.50 and $97.50.
Several other styles of ranges are ' specially
priced for clearaway.
Several styles of coal and combination
wood and coal heaters are also very specially
priced for the January, sales.
The Universal Pipeless Furnace
Heats Your Entire Home With One Register
and without any complicated "system." The
Universal Pipeless Furnace placed in your
basement has just one register directly .
above the furnace with a downward opening
for cold air and an upward opening for
is the prime factor with the Universal As
bestos Insulated Pipeless Furnace. Immedi
ately after the fire is lighted the air from the
various parts of the house starts in motion.
The cold air is drawn to the furnace, through
the outer cold air chamber and over the hot
castings, returning heated and revitalized to
the rooms throughout the house.
The Universal Pipeless Furnace gives
a more even distribution of heat at a
much less fuel cost than other heating:
devices. It meets every requirement of
health, comfort and economy. It can be
easily installed in homes already built
as well as those under construction.
You are invited to investigate the merits
of this splendid heating appliance.
Your Own Terms in Reason
Meier & Frank's: Sixth Floor, Fifth Street.
H i ffiSiSi J VWUM Z
Roonv Size Rag Rugs
At Great Reductions
for 100 Lucky Homes
Close to half price for -a miscellaneous collection
of rag rugs slightly soiled by-handling, but which
san be easily cleaned by any laundry. Plain and with
floral borders. Substantial quality, such as we
sell regularly at the higher prices. Pink, lavender,
canary, brown, blue and darker colors. 100 rugs will
not stay here long at prices like these:
Meier & Frank's:
Rug Shop, Seventh Floor.
$9 Wool Mixed Blankets
About 200 pairs in this special lot of wool-mixed
blankets reduced to $6.98 for the January sales.
Full-size blankets in a good selection of plaids and
other designs as well as plain white or gray with col
Excellent values at pair $6.98 instead of $9.00.
Meter & Frank's: Blanket Shop, Second Floor.
1000 Boxes Stationery
An extra special value at this
Fine quality linen finished writing
paper in white, pink, buff and other
tints. 24 sheets and 24 envelopes to box.
For the January sales while any of
1000 boxes remain, 28c.
Meier & Frank's: Stationery Shop, Main Floor.
$13.50$14.50 Boston Bags
25 only at this special price for
the January sales.
Tan and black Boston bags of good
thick soft . leather with leather lining.
Wl Overlapping frame. Assorted sizes.
Equipped . with pocket in side of the
Meier & Frank's: Sixth Floor, Sixth Street.
To Bring Down Living Costs We Offer
2 Big Grocery Specials
tsorden s milk in tall cans.
Dozen $1.85, case of 48 cans
$7.25.' Just 150 cases. Limit
Fancy patent Olympic flour
in 49-pound sacks. Barrel
$12.50. Just 400 sacks. Limit
3 Days' Sale Dried Fruits
Fancy new crop dried fruits. Some quantities lim
ited. Very special.
Evaporated Apricots, 25-lb. box
$10, lb. 42
Evaporated Peaches, 25-lb. box
$6.50, lb. 28
Evaporated Italian Prunes, 40
to 50 size, 25-lb. box $6, four
Evaporated Italian Prunes, 30
to 40 size, 25-lb. box $6.75,
four lbs. $1.10
Cooking Figs, black or white,
25-lb. box $6.75, four lbs.
Seeded Raisins, 15-oz. pkgs.,
doz. $2.50, three pkgs. 65
Seedless Raisins, in bulk, 25
lb. box $5.25, three lbs. 65c,
Cluster Raisins, 5-crown, 2-lb
Meier & Frank's: Grocery, Ninth Floor.
A Sale of Water Bottles
White enamel hot water bot
tles. Were $2. Limited number.
number at this
Meier & Frank's: Rubber Goods Shop, Main Floor.
5.95 Plated Silver, $4.49
Especially well-shaped heavy-weight sandwich trays and
platters for the hospitable hostess. Both are marked "Shef
field Reproduction" and were formerly priced at less than
we can duplicate them. Only limited quantities remain,
however, so out "they are to go at $4.49 .tomorrow.
The sandwich trays (illustrated) are
bright or butler finish and 10 inches in
diameter with pierced edge.
The cold meat Blatters are butler fin
ish nnH 12 inches lone-- Colonial desicn.
' They can be used for chops, fish, as
paragus and so on.
Meier & Frank's: Silverware Shop, Main Floor.
For Porches, Sun-Rooms, Apartments
New Importations of
Real Chinese Grass ' Furniture
At Wonderfully Small Prices
300 pieces. Some of the styles are
shown in the picture. Amazing at the
Imagine a big easy chair built to rest
all the tired nerves of one's body which
can be had for as little as $11.75 or so.
Think of being able to get a comfortable
rocker for as little as $9.75. Vision to
yourself the pleasure of a long reclining
chaise longue or extension chair for as
little as $16.75 or $20.75. Tables like the
one sketched or similar models with
shelves are $12.75 upward.
This importation has just reached us
from China and we know it will be snapped
up in short order. Made of sea .grass in a
natural grayish color which gives a neutral
background for cretonnes and other sum
mer furnishings. Many styles and shapes
cunningly contrived to suit, the require
ments of people tall or short, large or
small. Light weight and very durable.
Chairs, $11.75, $12.25, $12.75,
Rocking chairs, $9.75 to $14.50
Steamer or extension chairs, $16.75
Tables, $12.75, $13.75, $14.50
Stools, $4 and $4.75
Children's chairs, $4
Children's rockers, $4.50
Baskets, $2.50 and $S
Meier & Frank's: Furniture Shop. Kighth Floor.
Large or smaller quanti
ties of durable merchandise
for the linen closet.
Table Cloths $2.50
Were $3. Hemstitched square
or scalloped round cloths ready
for immediate use. 72-inch size.
Made of mercerized cotton in va
rious linen damask patterns.
Kinds which wifl launder well.
Table Cloths $3
Were $4. 64-inch cloths of fine
quality mercerized cotton in at
tractive circular patterns. Good
Luncheon Sets $1.39
Were $2. Effective blue and
white sets from Japan consisting
of one 24-inch centerpiece, six 10
inch doilies and six 6-inch doilies.
Dainty for the breakfast and
Bed Spreads $6
Were $8. Full size hemmed
satin finished bed spreads in con
ventional self-colored woven de
signs. All white.
Sheets Each $1.75
Were $2.50. Special shipment
of 81x90-inch muslin sheets with
hemstitched hems ready to use.
Meier & Frank's:
Linen Shop, Second Floor.
Capture of Filet Net Curtains
$2.35, 83.85, $5.95
Hard to imagine what really 'good-looking curtains
can be had for a trifle in the Drapery Store these days.
This latest purchase is an eye-opener!
cause of a large purchase some
time ago, but the quantity is
beginning to be depleted.
Hotels, boarding houses and
clubs should make sure of or
dering it early if their pur
chasing agents have taken
samples. It will be impossible
to duplicate at this price.
Yes, really all are of filet
net at $2.35, $3.85, $5.95.
The two better grades have
rich borders of effective filet
They will be offered to Port
land for the first time tomor
row at these special prices.
Suitable for living-room, li
brary and dining-room use.
Limited quantity, but' we
think enough for a day's sell
ing. Ruffled Muslin
Inexpensive snowy draperies
. for bedrooms. Easy to laun
der. Filet Marquisette
This filet marquisette looks
exactly like filet net at a much
higher price. It is here bc-
Our standard 75c and 80c
grades of voile with hem
stitched taped borders. Cur
tains can be made by simply
turning up hems at top and
Limited quantity of natural
color cotton crash covers for
card tables. Majority have
-Meier & Frank's: Drapery Shop, Seventh Floor.
Great Sale of Alumiiiumware
Double Boilers .
l'2 -quart size aUimmum double
boilers for rice or milk. 90 only.
8-quart size Betty Bright lipped
aluminum preserving kettles. 10
quart size $1.97.
Nest of Three
1 each of the following lVs, 2
and 3-quart aluminum sauce pans.
4-quart Lifetime inset tea kettles,
size of inset is lVa quarts.
Meier &. Frank's: Housewares Section, Basement.