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EYENING- PUBLIC LEDaEErPHEdADELPHIA, THUBSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1921
i.nn Plnvs at 9,
11 and 4:50
Store Opens at 9
Store Closes at 5
The Greatest August Furniture Sale That Ever Camh
From Having the Goods the People Want
The Sun Mounting in the Sky
Uses No Drum
to announce its approach, but every flower at its
coming is lit with smiles over all its face.
The blossoms on the trees wave a welcome.
The tiny seeds of field and forest, like the
mangroves, fly with the wind and plant
themselves, warmed into new life by the
Some people that appear to be doing but
little with their lives are doing more than we
August i, 1021.
Final Prices on Summer
" All that is left of the originally moderate-priced
millinery is now marked to literally next to nothing
lor quick clearance.
There are red tables, green tables, pink tables,
black-and-white tables, blue, brown no trouble at
all to find just the color you want.
Values are astonishing. Think of picking up a
pretty little ribbon sports hat for $2 br a soft little
crush hat you can wear all Winter for the same price.
Some are even lower. None is now more than $5
though many were two and three times that.
Of course, the prices are ridiculous, but we want
room for the new hats coming in.
(Second Floor, Chestnut)
We Call This the Utility Frock
because it is such a generally all-around useful dress. -
It is a sleeveless dress of fine quality jersey, in three
attractive models. All of them are silk braided, but they
show little differences in the line of the neck, the pockets
ind the trimming.
It may be chosen in white, tan, brown, henna, navy,
taupe or sand color.
With it may be worn a guimpe or a blouse.
And one of the best things about it is its surprisingly
modest price of $13.75 which for a dress so well cut and
made, and so good looking, is nothing short of remarkable.
(First Floor, Centrnl)
Women's Better Shoes Down
to $4.75, $6.75 and $7.75
Shoes at $4.75 include oxfords of dull block or tan leather
or brown kid, with Cuban heels; two-strop pumps of dull black
or ton leather with military heels.
Shoes at $6.75 include two-eyelet ties of block or ton leothor
with Cuban heels; oxfords of brown kid, block or tan calf;
one-strop slippers of tan coif or brown kid with Louis heels
tongue pumps of ton leother or gray suede.
Shoes at $7.75 include oxfords of block kid or ton coif; one
trap slippers of gray suedo ond block leother in combination,
with baby French heels.
Children's Better Shoes
Now $2 to $3.75
Tan loather sandals, sturdy oxfords of ton or block calf,
black patent or dull leather slippers; white canvas slippers.
N. B. Broken sizes occount for nil the low prices.
(Flrit Floor, Murket)
The Most Popular Bathing Suit
Is Silk Poplin
So many women want them we find it hord to get enough. A new
nipment just in includes the prettiest we hnvo evor hod.
The poplin is os fine and supple os sotin. They ore all black, or
olatk with o touch of white or blue or green.
Among the six styles some hove bloomers nnd some do not.
Ono buttons air the woy down the front, others on the shoulder
My. One is finely knife pleoted. One is embroidcied.
Their prices ore $9.50, $10 and $12.50.
(First Floor, Out ml)
Heavy Silk Sports
300 pair of women's heavy all
''K, full-foshionud sports stock
,nKs at half the price of (list
In two-color mixtures with ver
Smart nnd serviceable.
1 (Went AUIr)
Petticoats of White
One model nt $5 has double
panels front nnd bock. Othors ot
$5.50 nnd $0.85 nchieve the sumo
result with a hem that is doubled
to the hipline,
All are on close-fitting elastic
bands, and simply hemstitched ot
(Third Hour, Centrul)
A good quality madras for
21 dresses, waists, bungalow
prons, and m .i .
I Unit. ., ",,u wumon 8
from children's straw hats be
cause they hove been reduced. In
white, brown, blnck, some with
cunning flower trimming which
would charm the heart of any
child. 05c to $8
' (Third jmVr. Clmtnut)
AND nothing but the fact that it brings
the goods that people want could make
it as great a sale as it is.
The marvelous growth of Wanamaker
furniture sales is a sure and unmistakable
sign that the people want furniture of the
genuinely good kind.
In the August Sale that we are now hold
ing that fact is finding a marvelous illustra
tion. It is a sale of economy based on quality.
Economy in the price is made good by
quality and character in the merchandise.
Taking the stock as a collection, the prices
quoted are the lowest at which furniture of
such excellent and desirable quality has been
offered in. such unrivaled assortment in sev
The sale is incomparable in everything
that can make a sale really helpful and bene
ficial to people who need good furniture at
In range and variety of selections no
other sale comes within comparative distance
if we were asked what is its strongest
(Fifth. Hlxth and Seventh Floon)
Mimi" and "Mermaid" Dresses
in Crepe de Chine at $16.50
Theso oro two of our
most popular silk frocks
for young women.
"Mimi" Is a soft, full
bloused dress with narrow
ribbon sash, ribbon binding
nnd loops nt neck and
"Mermaid" Is n simple
straight-line frock with
row's of fagoting, and six
little fluttering panels
three down each side.
Wo hove both models in
heavy crepe do chine or
Cnnton crepe nt $25 and
Now here they nrc dupli
cated in a lighter weight,
but still very good quolity
cropo do chine ot $10.50
Navy blue or a warm ond
becoming brown shade, and
in sizes from 14 to 20.
(Youri it Women' Store,
Second Floor, Clieetnnt)
There is something very Bo
hemiun nbout the shapes and de
signs of these lovely pieces. Many
of them show odd gold pattern
traced on a blue background
candlesticks, compotes, vases,
candy jars and plates. $0 to
Hond-cngraved candy Jnr
with quaint designs of flowers or
animals in color, $3.50 to $50.
(Fourth Floor, Clipitnat)
White silks arc in such high
fovor just now that customers
will be interested by tho particu
larly attractive showing of these
goods, which we are making.
There are crepes de chine, 40
inches wide, nt $2, $2.50 and $3.50
Canton crepe, 40 inches wide,
at $4.50 and $5 a yard.
Japanese habutais, $1 to $3, in
the 36-inch width.
White silk broadcloths, 32
inches wido, good for men's
shirts, ns well as for women's
wear, at $2.25 a yard.
White silk pongee, 38 inches
wide, at $4 a yard.
All of these goods nre excellent
for waists, dresses, linings, sep
arate skirts anything for which
white silk is needed.
(Flrnt Floor, Chestnut)
Every Organdie Frock for
Young Women Wears a
They are like bright-colored blossoms in their glass
cases, and most of them as fresh as the clay they arrived.
White and yellow and mauve, firefly and blue and rose,
burnt orange, jade all the colors of the rainbow.
No need to tell a girl what such pretty frocks are good
But it may interest her to know that she can have any
one of them now at the greatly lowered prices of from $10
to $39. Sizes are 14 to 20.
(Second Floor, Chestnut)
Still good selection in 16, 17
and 18 ft. Kennebec canoes.
Kennebec models, $77.50 to
$100.60; Kineo models, $79 to
$103; torpedo models, $97.50 to
$120.60; outboard models, $90 to
Caillc five-speed motors with
magneto ignition, $110.
Caille Liberty drivo motors
with battery ignition, $75.
Evinrudc motors with magneto
(The flnllfry, Juniper)
A Baby's Crib
should be wire-screened, with
screen top, nnd should have soft
springs and rubber-tired wheels.
Our white-enameled cribs fill all
thebe requirements, and, oven bet
ter, they nre now offered at half
Mattresses to fit, $3.
(Setenth Floor, Mnrket)
As an overblouso or as a
sweater it looks equally well.
Made of good silk tricolette in
navy, white or black, with a
becoming collar, short sleeves,
pockots, a tie-bolt, nnd n but-ton-nnd-loop
fastening a few
inches down the front. There's
mnny a skirt it will transform
into a complete dress. Price,
Another new overblouso, ex
actly right to wear with white
silk or satin skirts, is of whito
georgette, ornamented with
filet and Valenciennes lace
and fine tucks. Wonderfully
nice for $8.75.
(Third Floor, Centrul)
200 Brushed Wool and Knitted
Capes at Half and Less, $15
Added to our own remainders of these soft, warm cloaks
is a maker's clearance of equal quality.
On every ono we hove put a final price of $15.
Not one in the lot but has been regularly selling for double
that price and somo for throe times nt much. That gives an
idea of their quality.
They are both cape and dolman shapes, of brushed wool or
of knitted wool in pale bluo, white, block, nnd blnck-and-whito,
gray, tan, navy, henna, brown and some novelty combinations.
To bo sure of your color choice it will bo well to see them
(First Tloor, Centrnl)
that many toilet articles have
been especially marked; for
Tooth brushes, 15c and 25c
Nail brushes, 18c and 45c each.
Hair brushes, 50c nnd 75c each.
Violet bath tablets, 10c each; $1
Cocoanut oil shampoo, 25c
Benzoin, glycerine and rose
water, 20c o bottle.
Rose and almond cream, loc.
(Main Floor, Chrntnut)
Coats for Small
Coats of serge, velour und chev
iot, in plain colors, colored checks,
and black nnd white checks. Many
styles, too. Somo with box pleuts
and leather belts, others made on
$7 to $10.50, in two to six year
(Third Floor, Chestnut)
Like Old Times to
Have Jap Lanterns
Onco upon a time we had them
three years ago, to wit and
now ngain they bob merrily across
the Toy Store, in the cheer of
their bright colors. 25c, 50c nnd
(Herenth Floor. Market)
500 Umbrellas Will
for $1.60 in a good, durable cot
ton cloth. Tape edge. Any
sized umbrella (but only 500!)
finished inside a week.
(Muln lloor, Murkrt)
they're only the names of two
new sewing baskets in tho
Oriontal Store, and are as prettv
as their names suggest. Round,
with rings and tassels, 75c to $2.
(Fourth Floor, Chestnut)
Simple littlo cumisolos of crepe
de chine with three rows of hem
stitching around the top, nnd
shoulder straps, at $2.50. Blnck,
white or navy.
Camisoles of whito wash satin
with lace tops at $2.50; and a tai
lored model with built-up shoulder
Flesh crepo de chine envelope
chcmiBes in hemstitched nnd
tucked tajlor model, $3.60.
(Third Floor, Centrnl).
New and Better
Bath Towels at
One of tho best men in tho
business set about making tho
best Turkish hath towols to bo
had anywhere at tho regular re
tail price of $1 each.
The first of these towels go on
snle tomorrow nnd when you see
them wo believe you will say with
us that the maker has achieved
They are exceptionally heavy,
full bleached, made of two-ply
yarn, in size 27x48 inches, some
with blue, somo with pink borders,
nil made with neatly hemmed
U4f How, Oktitaat)
The Best Time to Buy
Mattresses Is Now
The same thing is true as regards pillows, bolsters
We are offering our entire stock of these goods in
the August Sale at reductions of 20 to 25 per cent.
You can take your choice of any of the several
grades of clean, warranted hair and of all the good
grades of standard tickings in our stock, and we will
make the mattresses to order in any size desired at
the reduced August price.
We make upholstered box springs to order at the
same rate of saving.
All the most desirable grades of cotton mattresses,
feather pillows and bolsters are offered at special August
Now is the time to buy.
. (Hlxth Floor, Chestnut)
point we should find it hard to say, because
it is so strong1 in every point.
But it is particularly strong in the fact
that the furniture itself is of the likable kind,
the kind the people recognize as good to look
at, good to live with and above all safe to
A sale backed to the limit with furniture
of that kind at the lowest prices cannot help
being the greatest sale, because the people
are sure to make it such.
They are surely doing it now, much to
Men's Fine New Shirts
Added to the Cledraway
We have just brought in a fresh lot of beautiful
woven and corded madras shirts to add to the group
at $2.65. Q
Hairline stripes and distinctive cluster stripe de
signs are among them.
The $1.45 group of fast-color percale shirts has
also been reinforced.
Complete size range in both lots now.
(Main Floor, Mnrket)
20c Will Now Buy a
that was a fourth more until this reduction.
This applies to the lower-priced Arrow and Slide
well stiff and soft collars and includes a great variety
(Main Floor, Market)
No Man Need Wear a Soiled
at the present prices of fresh, clean ones.
Lincoln-Bennett and Redleaf London straw hats
and fine Tuscan straw hats are now $3 each.
Light-weight splits and soft mackinaws also at $3.
Panamas and leghorns are $4.
This, of course, does not include the finest panamas.
Maln Floor, Market)
Men's Low Shoes Lowered ,
to $5.75 and $8 .75
About a dozen kinds of fine shoes that have been
several dollars a pair more.
At S5.75 are black and tan calfskin blucher oxfords
with broad toes; black and tan calfskin straight lace
oxfords with medium narrow toes; tan calfskin with
wing tips and with ball straps.
At S8.75 are black and mahogany cordovan wing-tip
oxfords, pinked and perforated; dark brown cordovan
with ball straps and perforated tips; black cordovan
with straight tips; smart tan calfskin and imported
Scotch grain calfskin.
(Mnln Floor, Market)
In Furnishing Fine Homes
Let the Phonograph Correspond
with your own musical needs or prefeiences and with the classic period
style selected for your room.
Our Phonograph Store stands in front rank in musical service,
not restricted to a single make, but offering opporunity for impartial
comparison and selection among the four greatest machines
And since the phonograph, when silent, ranks among articles of
furniture, it is a delight to see assembled hole as many as fifty models,
in the various woods and in every cla.ssic period style, particularly tho
tine console and tabic models.
(Second Floor, Centrnl)
If the Traveler Knew This
that we have a well-made, 18-inch traveling bag of good smooth cow
hide, leather lined, with double pockets, and Mibstnntinllv sewed corners,
for $8.75 this bag would surely make the juuine with him. In rus
set, brown or black
Mnln Floor, Chrotniit)
Do You Know How to Buy
As a business man, how much, or rather how little,
would you expect to pay for a 50-inch flat-top, doub'o
pedestal oak desk?
If yo .low much about oflice furniture values, you
know that such a desk would cost a good, round sum,
at today's rating.
In our August Sale you can buy it for $4G; and ft
desk of the same kind, but in mahogany, is now $52.
These two are typical of the exceptional offerings
lin the sale, which takes in all our office furniture at
Of these flat-top desks alone there Is a choice rang
ing trom $28 to ?450.
(Third Floor, Market)