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$35,000 Stock in the Red
J. C. Burns & Company.
$10,000 Worth of this Stock
to be Sold During: the Month
J. C. Burns & Company.
Burns has made up his mind now to Sell $10,000, Ten Thousand Dollars Worth of Merchandise out of the Immense Stock Regardless of New York
and Baltimore Cost. Give us your attention Fellows: We shall use neither tears nor oratory in telling; you our story to-day, for we're putting you wise
to the noblest effort and grandest achievement we've ever risked being jailed for. Just one word "COME" to the RED IRON RACKET.
gust 1st, 1912
and we will show you. So you will see and know for yourself. Everything will be marked down, down, in plain figures, to make a Clean Sweep.
Our prices have always been 10 to 25 percent lower than the other fellows. And now on Aug. 1st., our prices will be cut down so low we will run a risk
of being jailed for it, but what do you care. You run no risk, you buy the Goods, we take all the risk. Remember the date, August 1st, Burns' Clean
Sweep Sale Opens. $10,000 Dollars Worth of Goods to be sold at Clean Sweep Prices. Goods Must Go.
August Clean Sweep Sale.
1000 yards 36-inch Bleaching.3 3-4c
1000 yards white Linenett for Dresses and Skirts ..33-4c
10c Dress Ginghams.7 l-2c
All 25c Dress Goods, clean sweep.18c
All 20c Dress Goods.121-2c
All 15c Dress Goods.10c
Silk Dress Goods clean sweep sale.19c to 69c
tor the $1.00 Silk.
200 dozen King's Spool Cotton, good Thread 2c a spool while
1 spool best Thread made.\... .4c
6 spools best Thread made. ? -23c
3 boxes Celluloid Starch, while it lasts.v. 10c
5c box Good Luck Baking Powder.3 l-2c
10c box Good Luck Baking Powder.7c
8 big cakes Washing Soap, Soda Crystal (good) .25c
7 big cakes best Laundry Soap made (Gold Band) -25c
13 cakes good Laundry Soap.25c
7 packages Old Reliable Gold Dust.25c
8 boxes Search Light Matches fires out.25c
6 pounds Gloss Lump Starch.25c