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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. 1000.
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FIRST FALL OPENING IN OUR NEW STORE.
One year ago we were in the midst of gigantic changes. We promised then to reward you
with a modern dry goods store on completion of alterations.
ILKJ Modern, Up-to-Date Store, Brimful of Latest Style Merchandise,
AND ALL AT OUR WELL-KNOWN LOW CASH PRICES.
Grand Fall Opening
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We shall show .1 line of Tail or-Made Suits
and Gowns, superior ill every way to anything
tc be found in this city outside of our store. The
ever-increasing demand for better Ready-Made
Suits has been fully met by us this season. This
demand is for better fitting and better made goods.
Not for economy's sake do ladies bin Read--Made
Gowns, as was formerl' the case, but be
cause of superiority of styles, Avorkmanship.finish
and quality. Whether a street suit, a calling dress
or a fancy evening costume is wautcd, it can be
bought more stylish,. as well as much cheaper, ready made. Of COUTSC, this depends largely upon
Where you buy It. We claim that we are to-dav. more than ever before, at the vcrv head and front
of the cloak and suit business in this city, It therefore will pay 3'ou to come to our Grand Opening
This Week, as it will also pay you to buy your new fall suit early, and, better still, it will surely pay
you to buy it at Nugcnt's.
IAE ARE SHOWING:
Grand Opening of
Blacks and Colors.
Every fashionable manufacturing center of
Europe and America Is represented, on our Dress
Goods counters. Styles are of the very latest de
sign, coloring of the newest tints. Among the
most fashionable weaves will be found:
Tiger Skin, Zlballncs, Cat Skin, Camel's
flair, Sofisls, Venetians, Prunellas, Broadcloths,
Homespuns, Mohair, Reversible Coverts, Etc., Etc.
And a Great Sale of Black Dress Goods and Col-
ored Dress Goods.
3,500 pieces of very desirable black and col
ored Dress Goods were sold by Townsend it on
tant Wednesday, September 12, in New York City,
by order of the manufacturers. As was the case
in our Silk sale of last week, we were the largest
St. Louis buyers. The benefit of the prices we
offer to you this week. Here arc a few of the many
Stylish Suits, well made,
That fit perfectly, at $1-1.75, $16.50, $18.00, $21.50, $25.00,
27.50, $30.00, $35.00 and up to $50.00.
Beautiful Costumes, handsome Calling Dresses and
Gowns at $55.00, $53.75, $62.50 and up to $77.50.
These beautiful suits must be seen and should be tried
on in order that their superiority and fine points shall be
appreciated. We claim that we have the most perfect
blouse suit ever produced, and special features in collars
that are perfect when worn turned down or standing. New
features in sleeves, new ideas in the yoke and flaring skirts.
Capes and Wraps The fall styles arc all in and they
are beauties. Come and see them.
See the new "IAiglcn" Capes, correct copies of the
original as worn in the play by the gTeat Sarah Bernhardt
to-day in Pari-;. Just right for early fall wear. Made of
fine broadcloth and light-weight kerseys. Prices, $15.00
See the new swell Ulsters forcarriage wearat$50 to $75.
See the new swell "Automobiles," correct shapes, at
$18.76 to $50.00.
See the handsome Velo-ir Coats and Blouse Velvet
Jackets at $27.50 to $50.00 each.
See the new and elegant Short Coats for early fall
wear, with all the new features of collars and sleeves, at
from $S.75 to $25.00.
iVeiv Furs Not in years have Furs been as fashiona
ble as they will be this season. They come in most at
tractive as well as practical shapes, from the small neck
scarf of 15 to IS inches long to th? big double animal
scarf and the long boa reaching clear to the ground.
Fur Jackets will be more popular than ever. We show
fine Electric Seal Coats, $25.00 up; fine Near Seal Coats,
$30.00 up; fine Persian Lamb Coats, plain, $35.00 and
Fine Persian Lamb Coats, with chinchilla collars or
brown marten collars and fronts, $150.00.
Fine Persian Lamb Coats, with genuine Hudson Bay
sable collars and revers, $250.00, and with genuine Rus
sian sable collars and reveres, $275.00.
38-ir.ch Black Brocade Etamines, manufacturer's
price 35c Auction Sale Price, yard
3G-inch Illuminated Armnre Plaids, manufac- 1 Rf"
turer's price 35c Auction Sale Price, yard . . 1 xj V1
3S-incH Illuminated Bourette Novelties, in nil the popu
lar fall mixtures, manufacturer's price 45c i flsf
Auction Sale Price, yard ijy
3S-inch Silk-mixed Granite Plaids, manufac- f ff .
turer's price 50c Auction Sale Price, yard. J&J y
33-inch All-wool Homespun Fancies, minnfnc- Of)
turer's price 50c Auction Sale Price, yard. zr V'
3S-inch Camel-hair Worsted Plaids, reversible goods,
manufacturer's price 7ic rXltff
Auction Sale Price, yard J?J
43-inch Homespun Mohair Fancies, in the poputar fall
colors, manufacturer's price 85c . g? A.
Auction Sale Price, yard mJV'
45-inch All-wool Black Herringbone Cheviot, manufac
turer's price Toe Qfi
Auction Sale Price; yard 'OV'
40-inch All-Wool Black French Poplins, manufacturer's
price 40C Auction bale Price, dS-fifr
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45-inch All-Wool Black Clieviot.mnnnfacturer's
price 1. 00 Auction Sale Price yard. ...
54-inch All-Wool Xovelty Homespun Suiting, manufac
turer's price 1.1:5 CS
Auction Sale Price, yard VZJy'
51-inch All-Wool and Worsted Twisted Scotch Suitings.
manufacturers price gl.ou 7SZ Sr
Auction Sale Price, yard xJy'
51-inch Extra Quality All-Wool Black Pebble Cheviots,
manufacturer's price l.b-j QT
Auction Sale Price, yard JsxDy'
Grand Autumn Opening
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Sept. 24, 25 and 26.
We have secured the service of
Madame Reynolds, who was for
years European and resident buy
er and manager of a celebrated
millinery houseof New York City,
to take charge of our Millinery
Department. Madame Reynolds
"The L'Algton." has brought her experience to "The Chlaols."
bear in the selection of the most
beautiful of goods, with the result that we have the pleasure of inviting our patronsito g;e the
loveliest of millinery creations it vras ever our privilege to show.
We call especial attention to two of this year's Parisian creations see cuts. New York
City has gone wild over these magnificent Hats. Every lady in St. Louis should make it a
point of seeing them and our magnificent display of Pattern Hats and those beauties from oar
own workrooms, also; Imported Parisian Neck Pieces, the very latest of this season's fads,
and our choice collection of London Ready-to-Wear Hats.
A Superb Display of Misses' and Children's Millinery,
In Addition to Grand Opening of New Fall Silks,
Continuation of Our Great Sale of
Silks From Auction!
The last freight shipments of the PHOENIX SILK MFQ. CO. arrived the
past week. There are a good many styles among them that you did not see-last
week. The values are equally as good, and In some cases even better. AIIthis
season's styles, and not a yard that is off the loom over six weeks.
This Is How They'll Be Sold:
BLACK TAFFETA SILKS 10-inch Black
Taffetas; manufacturer's price
Tocyard Auction Sate Price
23-inch very much finer, wider and heavier
Black Taffetas; manufacturer's 7Z
price 51.25 j&.Auction Sale Price Jy
3G-inch Black Taffeta Silk (one yard wide, re
member); manufacturer's price
$1.50 Auction Sale Price
DLACK RtfADAME-27-incH all pure silk
Black Satin Khadame, an excellent wearing
fabric; manufacturer's price GZ.f
$1.G5 yard. . ..Auction Sale Price ZrJ Y
DLACK SURAlf SLA.'S-24-inch very best
quality pure dye Black Surah; manufactur
er's price 1.75 4 ((
yard Auction Sale Price kP I mJU
NOVELTY SILKS FOR WAISTS.
175 pieces of assorted styles in Novelty
Waist Silks, consisting of Satin Striped
x-iaius, arocane Armures, btripea Taffetas,
Checked Taffetas, Two-Toned Barri Taffetas,
etc., etc.: manufacturer's prices were from,
65c to 1.00 ezr
yard Auction Sale Price xjUy
COLORED TAFFETAS 100 pieces of plain
colored Taffeta Silks, in every new and de
sirable shade, including black, white and
evening tints, especially adapted
for waists and linings; g STl
Auction Sale Price JkJy
35-inch (one yard wide) Plain Taffetas in styl
ish shades, including black; manufactur
er's price $1.75 fP 4 1 C
yard Auction Sale Price kj M J
EVENINO SILKS Hundreds of beautiful
pieces in oil the fashionable weaves for
evening gowns jnst in time for the
VEILED PROPHETS BALL.
Opening Sale of
Blankets, Comforts, Spreads,
Lap Robes, Steamer Shawls, Etc.
All Fresh, A'en' (loads, at Specially Low Prices.
"Western" made All-Wool Blankets,
$3.00 up to $6.50 per pair
"North Star" Blankets, la white, natural sanitary gray and
$4.00 up to $10.00 per pair
Onr celebrated "California" all-wool, steam-shrunk Blan
kets, in white, tan, sanitary gray and medicate I red,
55.50 up to $20.00 per pair
Comforts, with silkolins covering and white cotton filling,
$1.25 up to $2.00 each
Comforts, with Satlne and Twilled Creton covering, and
una aurct cuuon nuiug,
$1. 75 up to $2. 75 each
Comforts, with English and French Saline coverings very
$2.25 up to $3.75 each
Elder-Dowa Comforts, with best down-proof Satine cover
ing. $4.75 up to 7.25 each
Elder-Down Comforts, with finest grade of figured silk
$8.50 up to $15.00 each
Fine Qrade of Crochet Spreads, very large sire,
$1.15 up to $1.50 each
NewSatln IVeave Marseilles Spreads, all choice patterns,
$1.75 up to $5.00 each
New English Marseilles Spreads, vi ith elaborate raised pat
$2.50 up to $9.00 each
Fringed Spreads for iron beds, nil large size.
$1.00 up to $6.50 each
Afeir Fall Lap.Robes, in great variety of weights and stvles,
$1.75 up to $3.50 each
New double plush and heavy winter Lap Robes, in beautiful
$2.50 up to $15.00 each
Steamer Robes, or Shawls, in all the Scotch Clans styles,
with heavy fringe,
$3.90 up to $13.50 each
Horse Cavers for stable use, in medium and heavv weights,
$1.00 up to $2.50 each
All-Wool Cooling Blankets, in small plaids,
$2.75 up to $4.00 each
Horse Blankets, in plaid wool squares, forstreet and driving
$1.25 up to $8.75 each
The babies are never forgot
ten in our house, and not only
have we th nicest baby cor
ner in St. Louis, but we have
the most beautiful collection of
Baby Bonnets and
to be seen in this city. You
should see a charming little
face tucked away in one of our
loveby Poke Bonnets. We
have them in almost every
combination of colorings, trim
med with lace, otter fur and
many ribbon designs.
For the wee, wee babj' j'ou'll
find French Caps in French
styles, all elegantly embroi
dered or tucked and corded.
A charming collection of
Cloaks and Wraps, ever' one
selected with rare taste. Little
Embroidered and Lace-Trim-med
Dresses; Skirls, daintily
embroidered ; Sacques, Bibs,
Bootees, Veils and Trimmed
Everything to make Baby's
wardrobe complete and to save
mother a world of worry in
Grand Opening in
Boys9 Clothing Department,
And of course this large Department Is crowded with all that
Is new and stylish for
Little Boys, Big Boys and Young Men.
nVj ff-ja I if-rlft Chncid Russian Blouse, Sailor and Vestee Suits
I VI lilt, LILLIG VslMtp& all made in the most beautiful combinations
of colors it was ever our privilege to offer to the mothers of St. Louis
Ages 2lz to 10 years. Prices, $3.00 to $13.95
Pff. fhn FllCT Rnvc-Double-breasted Suits in fine Scotch Mixtures,
t Ul I III, U1& LVJ & Fancy Worsteds, Cheviots and Serges also single
and double breasted Suits with extra fancy vest all made up in the best min-
ner possible special attention given to the making and trimming of every suit
Ages 7 to 16 years. Prices, $2.45 to $10.00
Pm fhf Vrtftrtrr Mfrt A magnificent selection of Suits in the finest
I Ul LUC 1 f-tuilj, JTlCli Scotch an,i English Mixtures, Fancy Worst
eds, Piques, together with Oxford Grays, all cut in the latest military fashion
Ages 13 to 20 years. Prices, $6.50 to $15.00
For the Boys and Young Men
A Choice Selection of
Raglan and Box Overcoats.
In Tan Coverts, Oxford Grays, Brown Cheviots; also Top Coats in all the latest cuts
Ages 5 to 20 years. Prices, $3.95 to $15.00
Pfli' rT7'7 RfJVQ A grand selection of Russian Overcoats, the latest
i ji JtJiciii Lfuya fashion this year; also Reefers m the best colorings,
such as royal blue, garnet, brown, cadet blue and navy blue all made of fine
Ages 2A to 8 years. Prices, $4.50 to $10.00
An Immense Variety of
Separate Silk Mixed Fancy Vests.
For Boys and Young Men all the rage this year
Ages 8 to 20 years. Prices, $1.50 to $2.75
We call especial attention of Young Men to our Long Pants Suits that are
made with a reversible vest suit cloth on one side and fancy silk mixed front
on the other, making virtually two vests with one suit. We cordially invite
parents to look through this Big Boys' Clothing Department of ours and learn all
zbout how to dress their boys, big and little, correctly at the lowest possible cost.
Boys9 and Young Men's Hats and Caps.
Thousands of them and all the latest styles Boys' Golfs, Etons, Yachts, Mili
taryYoung Men's Soft FelU, Golfs, Fedoras, etc., etc., in all the new shades.
In Our Hat and Cap Department
LITTLE MEN'S SHIRTS, SHIRT WAISTS, in all the best makes and every
one new this scaMm.
Our New "Trifousse"
Just received direct from France, In all
the latest of up-to-date styles
For Fall 1900 in
Glace and Suede,
For street and evening wear, finished
with new patent fastenings end lacing
hooks. See Window Display.
Everything Thzt Is New tor
V. P. Ball.
Long Evening Suede Olores, 12, 16
and 20 button lengths.
Our Popular "Carmen" Suede Mous
quetalre Gloves, In white, black and
All at Lowest Prices.
New Fall Laces
This is the department where ladie3 will loverto
linger and look over the beautiful designs in the.
hundreds of pieces of exquisite new patterns never
Mere Is Where Will Be Found
Black, white and cream Point de Venise All-Owrs,
Arabian All-Overs, cream and black Guipure AlW
Overs, Renaissance All-Overs, Mecklin All-Overs hx..
cream, embroidered Mousseline de Soie, Applique
Chiffon All-Overs, French Val Laces in all widths.'
and Insertions to match, Normandy Vals, Point de
Paris, etc., etc. Nothing is missing that will delight
lovers of the most elegant lace3 gathered for the
pleasure of our patrons. They're Just what many
ladles will want for V.-P. Ball Dresses, and included
therein are beautiful seta for bridal trousscausfand,
All Are at Our Usual Low Cash Prices.
Doylies, Tidies, Shams,
Center Pieces, Dresser
Scarfs and Tray Cloths
At Half Price.
2,000 pieces, direct from the manufacturer, of Irish Point Doylies, Tidies, Shams,
Center Pieces, Dresser Scarfs and Tray Cloths on sale In Linen Department.
10-cent Doylies. Go for 5$
25-ccnt Tidies Go for 10$
50-cent Dresser Scarfs Go for 25$
75-cent Shams and Scarfs Go for 35$
$1.00 Shams and Tray Cloth. .Go for 50$
SI. 50 Dresser Scarfs and Shams Go for 75$
B. NOOENT a Ml DRY GOODS CO,, -
roadway, Washington Avenue and St. Charles Street.