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THE GIM BEL SU
At QIMBELS A Presentation of French Modes
That Even Excels What Paris Shows j
Offers at all times complete stocks of the medium and lower priced amides of reliable merchandise
in all its 75 sections. Prompt, courteous, efficient service -economy, at the same time comfort and satis
faction. These offerings in particular for Wednesday and Thursday:
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These Splendid New
TR1 STZRINO WOEoD, TVI8DAT, MARCH IS, Kit.
Yes, an Exhibition that surpasses any that is held in the Fashion
able Capital of the world! In Paris there is no assemblage of all the
modes that are decreed, for one must attend each dressmaker's opening
and each presents quite different ideas. But we have brought prac
tically all the new modes of Paris for your inspection only the finest;
but several scores of these. If you meditate for a moment, you will
realize the magnitude of this undertaking!
And when you view this pageant of two score beautiful women
attired in the exquisite gowns and wraps, as they promenade along
the tremsed garden walks, and as you hear the soft strain
of string instruments in the distance, it will seem quite
like a fairy picture of Marie Antoinette's charming Court
and then, when the grandes dames 'in their gowns of
taffetas past by, the regain ess of Eugenie's Court will arise
before your very eyes.
Although the new modes were influenced to a great
degree by the costumes worn in those periods, they are
really composite creations of the salient ideas of those
gowns of long ago modernized in more artistic and
While Paquin, Callot, Worth and other artists favor
paniers, Paul Poiret remains unique in his adherence to
Things Oriental the Durbar gave him fresh inspiration.
By importing such a magnificent collection of modes,
our idea was not merely to present an unparalleled
display, but to bring to American women the finest wearable
toilettes not "show' dresses. And in saying this we have
in mind Paquin 's masterpiece, the price of which is $1200
a gown superb enough for an Empress. Then there are dainty
little frocks for debutantes, afternoon costumes, tailored suits and
wraps illustrating the genius of
Paquin Callot Worth
Drecoll Francis Margaine Lacroix
Beer Paul Poiret Martial et Armani
and other Pa; is an dressmakers.
That the modistes of Paris have crowned this season with exquisite Hats will also be disclosed by
this Display for it is said that our importations of
By Georgette, Lewis, Reboux and Other Famous Modistes
are the largest that have crossed the Atlantic this Spring. The Younger Generation may also come and
see what frocks and suits Fashion has created for little maidens and charming girls in their teens.
Blouses exquisite creations of lace in the new casaque andpeplum styles Neckfixings, Gloves, Para
sol?, Footwear, and all the accessories that are required to perfect the toilette are shown in their latest
La Promenade will be presented tomorrow and following days between the hours of 10:30 A. M.
and 12:30 P. M., and from 2:30 to 4:30 P. M. on the Eighth Floor, starting in the Auditorium,
which has been recreated into a magnificent drawing-room, then passing along garden walks through the
Piano Salon and the Tea Room.
Favorites of the Spring
Sale of Dress Goods
Difficult to choose in such a remarkable gathering of
the season's most-wanted Dress Cioods. But these seem
to be having their hey-day of popularity, and they de
serve it, too, for rarely does one find such desirable
fabrics so greatly under-priced at the very start of the
$1 All-wool Storm Sergw, 68c Yard
In black and navy olue, CO inches wide.
12 and IS Imported Suitings, $1.35 Yard
Short lengths of 5 to 25 yards, ci T.any stylish weaves and colorings.
11.75 Cream Serge. 11.15 Yard
64 inches wide, ail-wool, (inequality.
$1.25 Satin Symphonie, 85c Yard
40 inches wide, lustrous finish, In many beauti.ul colon.
$1.75 Silk-and-Wool Satin Messaline. 95c Yard
highly finished surface, 40 incheo widt ; l( h is, v. I it and black.
$1 Imported Henrietta. 75c Yard
All-wool, silk finish, 43 to 44 inches wktt; Spring M Ictl.
And These Double-width Black Fabrics
3 Imported Black Broadcloth, l 91- 50 Jinpoi tea iiin.cn Voile, 96c Yd.
$1.88 Yard. I 1.26 Black Storm Serge, 9Jo Yd.
$3.60 Blaok Satin Oloth, 1.36Yd. Seer-.id Floor
At the Sign of the
Full Sewing Basket
It takes about as many ingredients to make a Summer frock as
it does to make a mince pie. Here are all the necessaries for the
first of these important undertakings, such as needles, thread,
dress shields, seam binding, and all the rest of the sewing supplies
of unquestionable quality, at the specially low prices offered by
The March Sale of NOTIONS
And Dressmakers' Supplies
$1 Lining Satin, 60c Yard
Full dollar quality, specially adapted for lining wom
en's garments. 36 inches wide, with black, white,
cream, tan, amethyst, three shades of gray, pink and
light blue. 60c yard.
Llnlnr Counter. Rattan 1 I "
Best quality Taffeta Silk Binding;
10-yd. piece, black o' white, at 13c;
box of tiO pieces, at 97.
Ures weight Tape, 12 yards in piece,
blai'k or white, ynru 6c ; piece 60o.
SewingSilk.'The llal," large spools,
black or white, (Hire dye, full strength,
hp, ml ui 40c; dozen at 94.60.
Hasting Cotton,' GOO-yd. spools, do,
The Gimbel "M elba' ' Invisible Hooks
and Eyes, all brass, black or white,
gross at 18c.
"Kve" improed Washable Collar
Stays, i on card, doxen cards, r.t 86c.
Dressmakers' Pins, box, at 22c ; 1-lb.
box, at 13c.
16c fct fur bfl spools "Niagara"
; i v :;.h Sill:, f.il! 100-yd. spools, black
16c for tWO 10c spools Barbour'n
Lii.fi. 1 r.riiid
Women's White Nu-Buck Pumps
Added to the $5 Group at $3.25
Women were not slow to grasp the chance to buy
smart Pumps and Colonial Ties in the season's modish
styles at 93.25, for regular $5 quality.
Already we have sold hundreds of pairs at this spe
cially low price. And for tomorrow, we make the offering
still more attractive by adding Women's Pumps in the
desirable white Nu-Buck that wears so well, and stays
white so long; and which, furthermore, does not grow
hard when wet.
Besides these newcomers, there are full size-ranges of
Straight Pumps, in dull calf, tan calf, patent leather,
black and brown suede and Ottoman silk.
Also the Colonial Ties or Perfection Pumps, dull calf.
black Ottoman silk, and black and brown satin.
All at 98.25 a pair, instead of $6. soeond Floor
16c for iwci 10
Dun. inn Cotton.
18c. 1 P twelVO
nails Ci B. Trench
2c spools O. N. T.
. 46o for dozen spools best-made Sew
ing Cotton, 200-yard, No. 8 to 200,
black or white.
lOo for three 5c papers Mllward's
milliner's sharps, darners or embroid
Tape Measures, 3 for 10c; doz., 36c.
Dress Shields, Gimbels "Perfection"
fine nainsook-covered rubber cloth,
absolutely guaranteed perspiration
proof; sizes 2, 3 and 4; two pairs for
36c; dozen, 91.60.
Gimbels "Mcllia" Garment Drei
Shields, for tho kimono-sleeve waist,
easily adjusted, sizes 2, 3, 4; pair, 26c.
Uimbela "Duchess" Washable Diem
Shields; dozen pairs; 3 pairs for 26c.
6c for 10-yard roils English Twill
Tape, U to 1 inch.
10c for thre -5c rolls of "Crystal"
Wash Hibbon, fast colors, blue, pink
16c for two 10c pieces Bias Luwn or
i6c for two ioc fttpon - Qinboli
f'PnnosM" English Puis, 860 pins on
paper, r sizes.
Rear Cross Aisle, Main floor
Arrived! 1,000 Pairs of 16-Button French
GLACE GLOVES at $2
Good news, for every woman is eager to add to her
supply of the fashionable Long Gloves, when she can buy
them for so low a price. These are made from the best
and softest skins possible to put into Gloves to sell for
$2, with due , gard for shapely cut, full size and line
finish. White, olack and tan.
Only a thousand pairs in the offering out of the
Customs less than 48 hours. Just another instance of our
desire to keep Gimbel Service in Gloves up to the high
standard that you expect ,
Ready tomorrow, at $2 a
pair won't ast long with
the present demand lor
long Gloves. Main r oor
twill ''i -Iff ' I advertisement induces a mem fraction of the readers of this usper to conn- SI I 1 J 1
M IlWf !f'J,&7-' J in und look over and try on tho most attractive waists; 10 styles, ye, InP WJ
These excellent new waists will not stay on our counters lone if thi.-
advertisement induces a mere fraction of the readers of this paper to como
in and look over and try on the moat attractive waists; 10 styles, yes,
more. Too many to attentat to describe in anything but the briefest manner.
We are confident, however. I) n' ( very one will find a nleasine model in the collection. Amonii thrm sir the i.ew osplum waists of allover
embroidery, as well as of fine lawn and insertion; waists with high and low necks, long, three-quarter' and short sleeve, of cotton marqulsotto,
voiles, batiste tad lawns, a splendid variety, some with fine embroidery, others with neat tucks, and still otMIrs with the popular coarse, showy locos.
84 to 44. AU waists that are far out of tho ordinary nt 91. , Subway Btoro, saloon y
Women's and Misses' New Suits, Coats and Dresses
That are largely copies and adaptations of much higher priced model. While the materials in some instances are the lew
expensive weaves, the quality is thoroughly reliable and the tailoring, trimmings and finish of these garments, ready to wear, an
all that could be desired. They fit splendidly. The linings are guaranteed for a season's wear. The prices are moderate.
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Illustrated. Silk chiffon over China silk. In pink, light blue
and white. The front of the yoke Is handsomely embroidered.
The girdle is of plaited satin with largo, round rosette. A re
markably pretty evening gown. Sixes 14 to 18 years.
Misses' Fine whipcord Suits at 19.75
Illustrated. One of the moat striking suits wo have soon this
eason. Tho collar of fashionable now eponge, and largo lapels
of macrame lace are decidedly striking, also tho effective strap
ping on the back of tho coot, cuffs and across the bottom of the
panel back skirt. The coat is lined with yarn dyed peau de cygne;
also about 76 sample suits of whipcord and serges. In two-toned
grays, tans, black and blue. Sixes 14, IS and 18 years.
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Women's Serge Coats, $12.60 rQ'5
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a light, yet firm Htorm serge, in tan, blue and black,
with a deep wide ahawl collar and rovers, also cuffs
of moire silk, trimmed with buttons; fastened with
three large buttons; new, semi-fitted back, sices 34 to44.
Smart New Goats for Women, $9.60
The model illustrated is an uttractive new brown
mixture. Another is a light weight tun sorgo with
wide, deep sailor collar revors and cuffs, effectively
inlaid and finished with buttons, bolted back. The
other is a blue serge with deep wide revere and cuffs,
trimmed with diagonal blue und white striped serge,
subway Btoro, Balcony
co.iy oi an imp
Navy, black or wtnte. Collar is inlaid with silk.
fastening with three braid ornaments and buttons;
t no dock is ulso trimmed with braid. Too skat Is
a new girdle model, lanover front and panel bock.
eiiecriveiy trimmed witn Draia ana buttons,
32 to 42.
Women's Silk Dresses, 17.76
The model illustrated is of foulard; polka-dot pot
terns. It has a lined waist, is trimmed with a touch
of white mcsaaline, gunmetal buttons, ratine loops,
and embroidered collar. Skirt has a medium tugh
warn line, tap-over iront, trtmmea witn Duttons;
other models including samples and broken
from our stock, black, blue am:brown;sioss32to40.
subway Btoro, Saloon y
The March Sale of China, Lamps,
Glassware & Housewares
Presents each day splendid offerings of the lower priced grades of
these always want id home comforts and conveniences.
More $10 and $12
Dinner Sets at $6
Without a doubt the host dinner
set we have ever offered at $6
100 pieces, a complete service for 1U
persons, of fine American porcelain
ware, daintily decoruted w ith floral
bordered patterns, usually flO to
12; this limited quantity at 99.
60-piece Dinner Sots, of plain
white china, a complete service for
six persons, including
broad and dinner sots;
usually $5; at 91.95 set.
Sots, of American pot Hf'S'! f I
ceillil nre, jiit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ;
bread and butter Mates;
two attractive liordored patterns;
usually $16.75, at 98.76.
ISO-plri'i- IMiiurr BOlS, f Hue UUS
Aui rut it CnUtOi deeorttUwl m II It a iMirder
of imik roww, iiauullv Six ut ,h.s.
SO t uirrrO t rat-laMr UKlin,
a vsilely Dl dofurittT'ilis, usually BOO
to SI. ui lfO
leit i up Slid BOOStri. "I lliln
AuxtrUu pOlOO, four Nplrudlil liordt-rtiU
poMerns, low orlced st lie,
( oiuuui i. ia.. Table sets i ooverwl
hutier duii, HotHiii bolder, oovsrad
sugar bowl Kiel ersara J us. ol due. lear
orystal sn ' plunulu duslsns, umuM)
n.Si . ui SSi si
.He mi. l i Hiik . lor lelll
$16 Dining Room
Much handsomer than tho ac
companying illustration v. ith its
splSMM coloring:) of (TOM and
ambori the dome Is gS inchiti in
uiuineter, trimnml with colored
diamond shape! panels; brsssstom.
return arm, Wolsbaoh light and
sliding canopy; cmploto at 97.60.
913 Oas Domes, 96.96.
A variety oi uttractive
designs and colorings tbst
win glvs distinction to sj
:.iOhi any dining room.
95 and 90 Qss Table
-1 inure art glass shailes,
I itrts'ii or amnor, witn or witnout
I fringe; brush lirasshaM';ready for us.
20,000 Mantles, Inverted
and Upright, 7 for 26c
90c Seamless SHEETS, 60c
We contracted for these sheets early last January, before the advance in
price of raw cotton, which explains in part this very low price. Two
urudes of muslin, the smaller sizes being somewhat heavier weight than
the largo alzes; in other words, whether one selects a 6390 inch or 90x90
inch sheet the value is the same. These sizes before hemming:
63x(J() inches 81x90 inches i All tar
Mx!)! inches 81x9!) inches 1 ,
72x90 inches 90sM inches 60c each
16c to 20c Pillow Cases at 12' 2c
A portion of the shove mentioned order, fullv bleached, in
these sizes before hemming:
42x!W inches 60x86 inches
Subway Store, Lower floor
IocOi usual 1) i oc
jfie, ui lOr iiscii
Fine Cut Glass
sparkling oleor, tead glass, and band
woiue t ut I lloti
.' o , Merry liowls, II. M.
si salad llowl IS.tl
s:i Ml i 'To litonea, - loco, aitli
oi- el ialil lllllUK. !'
Ml Meyoouaiaa Seta, Mil
SI O i Sugar and Cream Sets, !
Subway StOk'o, Lower Floor
1 I to b i 'i l
annul fill nisi unl'T.
the djantlty ,o in i
ifitfl) KlU'll HI ill.' i I !mt.
SSe "I tllnu
I uallou ktsti '
Una saiiuu i
U.i'inll) JUC, li'
tuiiil itliuoprr . tt.
hinnki lenn nil tltmte .
ually 74, i SI. SI.
d eaas, ver duratile.
1 uio.ii utaudf. wltti
baslOi UiioUly SI ii, uuw
pltcber an 1
30c-S5c El-An-Oe enatnelware
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4lh lllth iaUS, l"il lie,
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ilAc oulfeS poU I 1 1 ii . tit
40e BOU0S POtS, 'At -
Subway Store, Lower Floor
THIRTY -THIRD ST.
Over 1600 Framed Pictures
Half Price and Less
The (rVnoa in some cases are slightly damaged, but not seriously. Tho
variety is large, something uttractive (or every room in the home. Sixes
from g9 Imms to 20x30 fnches. Uilt and a groat variety of natural wood
frames ut thOOO prices:
10c, were lor to 30c. I 790, were $1.60 to $3. I 91.60, were 93 to $6.
36c, were Mh- to $1.00. 1 91. were to $3. 1 91, were $4 to $6.
A Group of Pastels, a splendid variety of subjects and exceptionally
attractive colorings', sizes irom 10x20 inches to 20x30 inches:
60c, were $1. 91. were $2.50. i 93, were $4.60.
7Dc, were $1.50. I 91.60, were M to $8.76 I 99. were 46 to $7.60.
French Plato Mirrors, with waits enamel frames, St 96 per oont.
reduction from our usual low prices. A great variety of sixes, from 8x10
lolhx4o inches regularly 60c to W ednesday and this week, 990 lo 94.90.
Extra tpice In tne Subway Store, Balcony, for this event.
Used "Domestic" Sewing
idieal clearance ol theae Ui'. iu.-. machines.
wliiih huve been slightly scratched or
inurred iu handling, and others that wo
have used for demonstration purposes.
For brevity's suke, we call them all usod
nischlnos, but scratching the csao doosn't
injure the uiclulness, and demonstrations
liy experts hardly moro than "limber up"
I these famous, long wearing sowing machines.
Naturally a limited number. Each ma-
chlno is in perfect running order, with a full
act of attachments, including tho famous
The "Domestic" makea tho lock or chain
stitch at your pleasure.
All are drop-head stylo, with poUshod
golden oak case and frvo drawort, at 919.
t ir ill bring out uf Ihtse muehinrt lo your horn and At Ooiuose ssOfOO
ui' 01 uttkly. Instruction )rtt nt y
mxlrt o our tati.
Jt tT fur i
sCST tho cases of
somr. if gsw tuitU vtia-tsi $9