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THE DAILY BEE.
h vVELFTB. YdAR OMAHA' ' NEB SATURDAY MORNING MAY 19 , 1883 115
A COLOb L SALE OF DRY GOODS.
FROM MANUFACTURER TO CONSUMER DIRECT WITHOUT ANY INTERMEDIATE PROFIT-
From all the Leading Markets of the World to be offered by us over our retail Counters at the
Ji HEU ;
T&e most important event in the annals of the Dry ( roods trade of the Western Country.
ALL OUR PAST EFFORTS SINK TO INSIGNIFICANCE AS COMPARED WITH THIS GIGANTIC ENTERPRISE.
BLACK SILKS ,
As the greatest bargains ever
offered in any line of Silks with
in the past twenty-five (25) ( )
years and us one of the great
leaders of our sale we shall open
and sell one dress pattern to a
customer as long as they last.
We wish to distinctly state
that the usual retail value of
these goods as stated below are
not in the least exaggerated or
enlarged for the _ purpose of mis
leading the public.
lo pieces fine quality Lyons
BkcK-Silks , 19 inches wide at
55 cts. , never before retailed at
less than $1.00.
G pieces very fine 21 inch
Lyons Black Silks at $1 , never
before retailed at less than $1.25.
18 pieces Guinet's extra fine
quality Lyons Black Silks 2jJ
inch wide to be sold at $1.25 ,
never before sold less than $1.75
14 pieces Alexander Girauds
Lyons Black Silks 2 t inch wide
at $1.50 regular $2 25 quaility.
IT 8 pieces Alexander Girauds
Cashmere Princess Black Silks
24 inch wide $1,75 , magnificent
goods and would be cheap at
10 pieces Bellon's 22 inch
Cashmere Black Silk , \rmure
Mourning Silks , double faced
mourning Rhadames , all at"
$1.90 , would be considered a
bargain at § 2.75.
5 pieces Tappissier Freres 25
inch grease proof Silks , warrant
ed not to spot , break or grow
shiney , and Guinet's Cashmere
Iliche Silks , extra fine quality at
$2.25 would be very cheap at
25 pieces 24 incu Black Satin
Rhadames and Mervilleux at
$1.25 wortti and sold at $2 a
20 pieces rich 24 inch Black
Silks Damasso Brocades GO cts. a
yard vyortti $1.25.
10 pieces extra fine 21 inch
Black Brocades at 75 cts. a j'ard
never before offered at less than
$1.50 a j'ard.
5 pieces lustrous Black Satins
20 inches wide at 95 cts , worth
4 pieces 28 inch heavy Black
Satins at $1.20 worth $2.2o a
j'ard ; these being an extra width
are a "erjr great bargain.
25 pieces 21 in h rich Black
Brocade Dainase atl 25 , worth
fully $2 to $2 50 a yard.
We have about 2200 yards of
Bonct's , Ponson , | .Girau < l s and
Guinet's rich Black Silk Bro
cades , in lengths of from G to 20
j-ardsthat wo will sell afcl 75
and $2 per yard worth from $3
to $4 a yard. .
We will offer our entire lot of
superb quality all Silks brocaded
and Striped Satin Grenadines at
half the cost of importation.
COLORED" SILKS ,
Our entire wholesale and re
tail stock of regular $1 25 col
ored Dress Silks about 75 pieces ,
all desirable shades , will be sold
without reserve for 75 cts.
25 pieces beautiful colored
Satin Khadames to be sold at 55
cts , costs to manufacturer 85 cts.
alwaj'S retailed at $ I a yard.
As a most desirable and un
equalled bargain we shall offer
our entire stock , about 25 pieces
of American colore.d Silks in a
magnificent line of shades , our
own assortment retailed hitherto
ntl 50 a yard , to be closed dur
ing this ale at $1 17 . It will
be impossible to duplicate these
goods at anyihing like thu price.
S. P , lorse & Co.
SUMMER SILKS ,
25 pieces summer Silks worth
from 75 cts to § l a yard , com
prising pencil stripes , colored
checks , Louisenne checks , Glace
stripes , colored ground stripes
all offered at G5 cts. a yard.
Remember these are not the
thin tissue paper Silks usually
sold as leadeis , but are all fine
gro grain Silks and cannot bo
duplicated at any price.
Our entire stock of Black Vel
vets will be sold at 75cts. $1 50
and $2.25 wortli double the price.
Our entire stock of regular
$2.50 colored Silk Velvety all
good colors , Myrtle , Mfirine ,
Bronze , Olive , Navy , Wine , Plum
Seal , &c , , to be closed out during
this sale at $1.95 per yard.
Our wholesale stock of Black
and Colored Velveteens about 40
pieces worth 75 cts. to $1.25 a
yard , to be closed out during this
salij at 37cts. . 50 cti. and b3 cts
Colored Dres ; Goods.
1720 yards Brocaded and Ar-
mure Dress Goods , all new spring
shades in 11,13,15 yard lengths
at 7 | cts a yard , worth 20.
2100 yards silk and wool mix
tures , spring colorings , an ex
cellent cloth , to be closed during
this sile at 10 ctsajard. The
import duty alone on this lot was
more than the price wo ask for
ISOOFrench and English fancy
Dress Goods in all the new spring
shades offered at 22.1 cts. worth
from 35 to 45 cts.
1275 yards double width , new
color English Cashmere at 19 cts
regular pries 35 cts.
1000 yards nil wool Black and
Colored French Nun's Veiling
during this srile will be sold at
18. } cts. cost 25 i'ts. to import.
1300 yards double width Lu
pin's Black and Colored French
Nun's Veiling 42J cts. a yard
would be very cheap at GO cts.
950 strictly all wool illumin
ated French Beige , 40 inches
wide to be sold at 37.Vets , never
sold under 50 ct.s.
1 700yards 44 inch black and
white , blue and white , bronze ,
myrtle and other desirable shop-
aid checks , to be sold at 50 cts. a
yard , were bought to sell at 90
2300 yards very fine , all wool ,
French Cheviot Beiges at 00 cts.
co-it 95 cts. to import.
1900 yards , very fine , all wool
illuminated shepird cheeks , cashmere
meredelaine Beiges , and French
twilled Foulles , G2i cts. previous
letail price § 1.25.
69 pieces 14 inch Gilbert's
spring styles flanne1 suitings
< > 7,1 , cts , usual retail price $1 00
to ! ? 1.2 5.
20 pieces very finest new
finest all wool new spring pin
checks , with pin head illuminated
blripe , 50 cts. a yard cr\st $1 50
to import , usual retail price
15 jjieces superl ) quality cash
mere I'oule pin head checks , in
all new spring colorings at 77J-
cts , jusual ictail price , $1 10.
15 pieces best quality 32 inch
all wpol Jersey clotji in straw
berry , navy , wine , &c. , 75 cts a
yard , usual price $1.25.
S. P. lorse & Go.
25 pieces-40 inch black draped
Alma to be sold at 45 cts a yard ,
cost U2.J cts , usual price 75 cts.
50 pieces 4G inch English
black cashmere at 3 7A cts. that
GO cts to import.
40 pieces 42 inch "Bon jour'1
French black Cashmere during
this sale at 50 cts. a yard worth
20 pieces of 32 inch all wool ,
fine "Albatross" cloth , will be
sold at 374 cts , previous retail
price GO els.
18 pieces 4(5 ( inch finest quality
black Nuns Neiling , duiing this
sale 55 cts a yaid , would be cheap
at 90 cts.
22 pieces very finest quality 4G
inch all wool biack French Gren
adines or Lace Bunting , all new
goods , 90 cts a yard , usual retail
Our stock in this department
was bought at the present low
price the lowest known for years.
50 cases Maple Leaf , Fearless ,
Hercules , Cabot , bleached , Gi cts
never sold under 8 cts.
25 cases family , half bleached
Langdon , &c , at 9 cts , never sold
under 12. } cts.
10 cases Pride af West , Wam-
sutta , Waurcgan , New York
mills , &c at Hi cts worth 12 } cts
36-Iocli BRDWM 'COTTONS ,
40 bales Fearless fine close
Brown Cotton at 5 cts a yerd.
25 bales Lake George and
Windsor Brown Muslin at 5 cts.
20 bales Bennington , Sea Is
land , Proscolt , K. , &c. , yard wide
at Gi cts , worth 9 cts.
20 bales very best Standard
brown , heavy and fine Cotton at
7 } never sold under 9 cts a yard.
WIDE BROWN COT TON ,
5 cases Pembroke 9-4 Brown
20 cts. never sold under 271 cts.
5 cases Mohawk Valley 10-4
and Lock wood 9-4 both at 23 cts
best value ever offered in Brown
WIDE BLEACHED COTTONS
5 cases Mohawk valley 9-4
bleached , 25 cts. worth 30 cts.
5 cases New York and Wam-
sntta linen finish , duck woven
10-4 sheeting at 30 cts , the best
made and worth 50 cts.
On an average our cotton
goods are cheaper than
cottons have been for
the past twenty-five
Lot I. Ladies plain and fancy
cotton hose in varie/y / all re
duced to 25 cts a pair.
Lot 2. Twenty styles splendid
quality Ladies solid color and
fancy striped hose at 35 cts ,
some of these cost as high as
9.50 a doy.en to import.
Lot 3. Comprises a line of
Ladies' French lisle hose fancy
ribbed in black , wine , .seal ,
olive , &c.
( They were intended to be re
tailed at $1 00 , but by special
arrangement with the manufact
urer who did not deliver them
until too bite for us , wo can sell
them at G5 cts a pair.
Lot 4. An elegant line of
French lisle in pink , blue car
dinal wine , &c , , usual retail
price $125 , during this sale
( Two lots comprising our en
tire spring importation of striped
and openwork lisle ljo.se , all
goods that sold for $1 50 to
2 00 will bo marked down to 85
and 95 cts.
S. P. lorse
. . & Ca.
Lot 1. Ladies spun silk hose all
good colors , will be sold during
this sale at ' $1 25 , regular
2 50 quality. /
Lot 2 , Our spring importation
of fine quality , pure silk lloso
all desirable 'colors , regular
$4 50 quality.- will be sold at
Lot 3. Our entire importation
of veiy finest embroidered pure
silk hose , regular 5 00 quality ,
to be sold at 00.
Lot 4. Our entire importation
of fancy opbnwork , Derby
ribbed and drop sketch em
broidered silk hose , usuel price
5 00 to 7 00 , will be sold at
Lot 1 , Ten styles children's
fancy seamless Cotton Hose all
sixes at 25 cts , have never sold
under 50 cts.
Lot 2. Fifteen styles of child
ren's fancy Cotton lloso at 35
cts , not a pair in this lot ever
sold less than 50 cts , and from
that up to 75 cts.
Lot 3. A large assortment of
infants 3-4 lisle and cotton
Hose that cost 50 cts to im
port , will be' ' sold at 25 cts.
Our .sloclr ; p iMissosl lisle
thread Hose , comprising all the
desirable styles mid the largest
assortment shown in Omaha , is
being offered at corresponding
, , * ,
We caution hotel and restau
rant keepers , and all prudent
housewives to purchase in this
department in much larger quan
tities than usual as we do not an
ticipate these prices will be again
made for years.
250 do/.en unbleaced twilled
and plain bleached huck Towels ,
usual price $1 50 a dozen , will
be offered during this sale at 75
375 do/.en various styles of
huck and damask Towels not one
of them worth less than $2 50 a
do/.en , will be sold at $1 50 a
175 do/.en fine bleached dam
ask and knotted fringe buck
towels , will be sold at 20 els each
worth 37 } cts.
40 pieces loom dice Damask 50
and 58 inches. 20 cts per .yard ,
regular price 37-1 cts.
55 pieces /Jarnsley cream Dam
ask 58 inches wide , in plain or
Turkey-red border 374 cts per
yard , regular retail price 50 and
56 cts per yard. 4
100 pjeces Barnsley cream
Damask 58 inches plain or Tur-
key-red border 42 cts per yard ;
former retail price (52 ( i cts.
44 pieces Barnsby loom Dam
ask , red net border 50 cts per
yard , n-lailed during March sale
at G2 cts ; always before that at
75 rls per yard.
32 piece * while Scotch Damask
(51 ( and ( > ( > inches wide at G2J cts
32 pieces white Scotch Damask
G-l inches wide at G2 cts per yd.
30 pieces white Scotch Damask
Gl ami (5(5 ( ( inches wide at 75 cts
29 pieces 58 and (50 ( inch Tur
key-red Damask at 37 , regular
retail price 50 cts.
10 pieces German Turkey-red
Damaik 58 inches wide at 75 cts
per yard ; regular retail price $1.
50 pieces very best quality
blenched German Satin Damask ,
full 72 inches wide will bo offer
ed during this sale for $1 25 ,
would cost 1 75 to import , would
bo a great bargain at 2 00.
S. P. lorse & Co.
1200 yards very newest and
best styles Furniture Cretonne at
1G cts. a yard.
2100 yards extra fine wide
Cambrics , that cost 13J cts , will
be sold al 8,4 cts , usual price 15.
200 pieces extra fine dress
styles Scotch Giughomsat 15 cts
ayard , cost 27i cts to import.
As one of the many noticeable
bargains of this sale wo will oiler
(50 ( pieces best American Salines
at 15 ets a yard , worth 25.
200 pairs Scotch Laeo Cur
tains will be sold at $2.40 a pair
never before sold less than $3 50.
125 pairs lOcru Nolhiiigham
Lace Curtains will bo sold at
$5 50 , usual price 8 00.
85 pairs best nmility cream em
bossed Nottingham Curtains at
$7 50 cost 9 50 , sold before at
100 pairs real Swiss Curtains
a very great bargain at $ G 00 a
pair , worth $12.
Our entirestock of fine Swiss
' Curtains and Nottingham Cur
tain nets at about one half pres
ent marked prices.
Nottingham Nets at 20c , 25c ,
35c , 50c , worth double the price.
WHITE GOODS DEPT
500 pieces checked and striped
Nainsook 8 cts per yard ; regular
retail price 12J cts.
400 pieces line checked Nain
seek 121 cts , regular 17 cts
750 pieces extra fine checked
Nainsook , handsome st'Ics , nil
this , season's goods , at 15 cts.
same as always retailed for 20 ct ,
250 pieces extra fine quality
checked Nainsook at 17 cts.
never retailed less than 25 cts ,
200 pieces very line checked
Nainsook in two number * 25 cts ,
regular retail prices 33,4 and 37J
100 pieces striped Nainsook
12.1 cts , regular retail price 17
125 pieces striped Nainsook ,
fine grade , 17 els , former retail
price 25 cts.
201) pieces white Victoria
Lawns very line weave , at 12.V
cts , a bargain at 17 cts.
150 pieces fine white Victoria
Lawns 17 cts , a bargain at 25
125 pieces India Linens 17 cts
close wholesale price 20 cts.
175 pieces line India Linens ,
superior quality , 20 cts , regular
retail price 30 cts.
200 pieces IndiuLincns , super
fine grade , 25 els , regular retail
price 37J cfs.
200 pieces spotted and figured
muslins , 12i els , regular retail
price 25 els.
150 pieces spotted and figured
muslins , 25 cts , regular retail
price ! ( ) cts.
175 pieces spotted and figured
muslin 35 cts , a bargain at 50
150 pieces corded Pique at 5
cts , lowest price ever retailed
1000 pieces lace check and
stripe white Piques 10 cts , low
est retail price ever quoted 12 }
125 do/.en Ball's Corsets at
$1.00 , warth $1.25.
50 do/.en genuine C. P. French
Qorsets at $1.35 , worth $2.0,0. ,
S , P , lorse & Co- ,
MEN'S 1-2 HOSE.
Monday at 9 a. in. , we will
olfer a line af about 125doy.cn
Men's Balbriggan Half Hose , at
$1.15 for six pairs.
75 dozen finest Cotton Half
Hose , with fancy silk stripes , will
bo sold at 37 Jc per pair. Never
retailed before under 75c.
The bal.incc of our fancy Silk
Half Hose , in all the good shades ,
will be closed out at $1.00 per
pair. Never sold under $2.50.
20 do/.en purest and best heavy
Embroidered Silk Half Hose ,
worth $5.00 a pair , will bo sold
at $2.95. These are the best silk
hose imported and all nice new
colors , including black and fancy
Monday iinrningwo will inuko
13 prices in this department :
Drawers , . 25e , JOc , 75c , $1.00.
Chemise , -loo , 50c , 75e , $1,25.
Night Gowns , ifil 00 , $1.25 ,
$1.50 , $1.75 , $2.00.
Tin-so prices will -bo about one-
half actual retail value.
LISLE THREAD UNDERW'R. '
20 do/.en Ladies' Lisle Thread
Vests at 75c , previous price
80 doxoii Ladies' Fine English
Lisle : Vests iit. 1.50 , were bought
to sell for 3.00.
10 do'/.en Ladies' Silk Vests
will be sold at54.15 each. Chea/J- /
RULES OF THE SALE.
As the rush for these goods
will 1)0 entirely without prece
dent , we would consider it a persona
sona/ / favor if all who can make
it convenient to do HO , will come
between 8 and 10 o'clock a. in. ,
so to divide , as far as possible , the
business through the day. This
suggestion is of the utmost im
portance. Please heed it , all who
can.We have engaged a large extra
force of salesmen and have made
every provision human fore
thought can suggest , but ask , in
advance , public indulgence for '
any annoyances that may arise.
We have instituted and carried
through successfully a great many
large and important sales , but
have never attempted anything
of gigantic proportions , or one
which is fraught with so 11111113'
benefits to the public. ,
The following are a few rules
which wo found necessary to
adopt during the sale , and wo
think it best to mention them as
thev are directly contrary to our
Ifomeiuber , however , that they
will only hold during the sale ,
and are only adopted in the in
terests of the public to facilitate
First Be careful in making
your purchases as no exchanges
will be allowed.
Second No allowance will bo
made on any kind of goods. No
Samples will bo cut over the
counter , we should , of course , bo
most happy to.-end them by mail
when requested , but to secure
goods our patrons at a distance
ought to have some resident in
Omaha to make a selection or rely
on us to do so.
As our shipping department
will be tried toils utmost capa
city , and although we shall make
every effort tv > deliver on time , we
would respectfully request that ,
customers will take smtiu parcels.
S , P , Morse ft 80 !