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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 22, 1900.
5 THE MILLS DRY GOODS CO. Friday, November 23rd, Begins the Third Week of the Greatest Sale We Have Ever Had THE DEPARTT1ENT MANAGERS' SALE See Opposite Page for Full Particulars and Otlier Items. The purchase of several numbers in Ladies' and Misses' Coats way below value from a wholesale firm who are selling out their stock to close a partnership and the arrival today of a sample line of Ladies' Coats, Suits, Capes and Skirts from a manufacturer who favors us with his House Sample Lino Now instead of In December, enables me to place on sale tomorrow a sample line of 4. ladies' Suits, Ladies' and Misses' Coats and Jackets, Ladies' Capes, Ladies' Skirts at Dalf the Regular Retail Price. ? e-'4 4 4 4 4, 4 4 4 ress Skirts AT HALF PRICE. "I have too many Colored Dress Skirt3, and while the firm may not want me to sell them at half price, I want to give you a better bargain than ever before." The 16.00 ones go at $3.00 The 17.50 ones go at $3.75 The $12.50 ones go at $0.25 ' Notice these Special Numbers. Ladies' Kersey Jacket, double-breasted, tight-fitting, high storm fur collar of JNutna IJeaver, wide lapels stitched with narrow rows of OG stitching, full romanie lined, colors are tan and castor.. uUiuJ Just received, full line of those special values in Box and Tight-fitting Jackets for Ladies and Misses Price RICH FURS. Beaver Cluster, Marten Cluster $10.00 Beaver Princess, Marten Princess $15.00 $20.00 $22.50 $25.00 Mink Princess $25.00 $35.00 Also a line of Imitation Stone Marten and Ele. Seal Scarfs, Muffs to match $2.95 $3.50 $5.00 $7.50 For the remaining days of this Department Managers' Sale, you will find all our Fine Silk or Wool Wrappers at greatly reduced prices. S7.50 $15.00 $20.00 $35.00 $50.00 Silk Waists at Half Price. We have about 20 Taffeta Silk Waists left of Curtain lines that were 5.00 at first of the season, but for some reason or another have not sold. Will bo marked Tomorrow1 $2.50 Children's Cloaks at Half Price. These are mostly Gretchens suitable for Children 2, 4 or 6 years sizes all the Staple Colors among these at half price. D 9' 4 4, 4 4 4, 4, 4 4 4 Corsets, Petticoats and Muslin Underwear. Corsets, 48 Cents. "I have received for this sale a straight front French gore Corset color white with Dresden figures, a corset that you would expect to pay a dollar for, and I Qp it's marked A small lot of J. B. and P. D. Corsets, that we have only a broken line of sizes, priced like this: The 3.50 ones at $2.00 . . e3 4 The 2.00 ones at $100 A special value IN j Curtains. raoeries. "The response to my first advertisement, two weeks ago, was so prompt and hearty that it has encouraged me to go still further into my lines of Curtains and Draperies and single out other styles and numbers and mark them at special prices for the closing days of" this Department Managers' Sale. Prices alone will accomplish my purpose here they are : " I still have some of the following items to sell: 9. yctticoai 95 cents A good mercerized material, solid blacks, and some black with colored cordings green, purple and red have been $1.50, for 95c Silk Petticoats, $5.00 Each. Taffeta Silk Petticoats eleven different shades these have an accordeon pleated flounce and dust ruffle, $5.00 THEM TOMORROW. and is a bargain at SEE Figured Silkalines the 10c quality, yard 70 Riverside denims, figured both sides the 15c quality yard I Gs Figured Satines 20c quality yard 160 Curtain Scrims yard . ..3 4 and 5c Washable Art Tickings ) Still at Hungarian Cloth V Managers Figured Cretonnes ) sale prices The greatest bargain yet in Couch Covers 3-yds long and 50 inches wide Figured all around each $ 1 .48 Nottingham Curtains. See how cheap these are. My 11.25 quality for pair 98o " 1.75 $1,45 2.25 " " u 1.78 " 3.00 " " " . 2.69 .Irish Point Curtains. My $3.50 quality for 4.50 " 5.00 6.00 7.00 10.00 Pair. $3.00 ,3.98 4.25 5.G0 4.93 8.50 Brussels Curtains. My $4.00 quality Brussels $3.69 4.50 5.00 6.00 7.00 aoo 10.00 3.98 4.25 4.62 5.75 6.75 8.75 it ti 11 Rope Portierres. Single door size.. $2.75 instead $3.75 Double ' " .. 3.50 " 4.50 5.00 " 6.25 6.50 " 8.50 I want you to see, when in my de partment, the new lines of Fire and Folding Screens. See my Made-Up-Pillows, 1 9c, 25c, 50c, 75c and up to $6.50 Each. Pillow Tops of Oriental Tapestry, Silk and Velour Materials. There are some special bargains in Pillow Tops at I5c, 20c, 25c and 37c And finer ones you should see up to.... $1.75 Silk and Cotton Cords to match pil low materials. Half Price on the following items in MILLINERY. A number of styles in Walking Hats and Felt Sailor Hats. Also all of my Dress Shapes in Felts, At Exactly Half Price. Two styles of Feather Pompons, in Black only. At Exactly Half Price. One style of large, handsome Black or White Wings, At Exactly Half Price. One entire counter of Babies' Bonnets will be ready for your selections, At Exactly Half Price. I will also make a sharp reduction in some Pattern Hats for these closing day3 of the Department Man agers' Sale. DRESS TEUCS. Wide Colored Applique, Colored Passame:itrl?s, Jet Ornaments, Silk Ornaments, Jackets and Yokes. I have marked just half price. You must see them to appreciate how cheap this makes them. to" I V . r 'v SMflY The last oT Mrs. T. B. Dixry-s at fcomes tos hed Wednpsrlay afternoon. She was assisted by Mrs. John Greprt, Airs. Alice Clu.eston and Mrs. F. C. Gay. A large number of her friends called during the afternoon. She leaves Sun day with Mrs. T. if. P. Dixcy far New Turk. A Pleasant Affair. Society has come to such a standstill tht of late each -week is marked by a eing-le social event of any importance. Last week it was the Sweet reception and this week it Was the reception given "Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. Oeorge o. "Wilmarth, Mrs. John Sarscent, Mrs. Emma Evarts and Mrs. Edwin C. Fox at the home of Mrs. Wiimarth on West Eighth avenue. The adtair was a delightful one and the air of hospitality and cheer which prevailed trtade the gruests feel at home at nce. The decorations were simpl but exquisitely pretty. The library is & charming little apartment furnished in red, and the color scheme was further carried out with the quantities of bitter sweet festooning the curtains and pic tures, and the bookcases surmounted with luxuriant ferns. Fruit punch was served In the library during the after noon by Mlf9 Lucy Knowles and Miss Florence VanTassel. On one of the walla was a boxer's suit which attracted much attention. Green and white prevailed in the din ing room; the entire surface of the square table in the center of the room was covered with an exquisite Batten burg cloth, over gTeen siik and with a smaller piece of Battonburg in the cen ter. On this was a high cutglass vase filled with large fluffy white chrysan themums aent from Indianapolis by Mis. Branstrup. The buffet and china cab inets were topped with foliage and beau tiful ferns. Salads, sandwiches, pickles, olives, coffee and bonbons were served. The receiving party stood in the par lor and it, aa well as the sitting room was simply decorated with cut flowers and foliaee. Miss Manie Mouldy met the guests at the door and showed them to the pretty little dressing rooms up stairs. Assisting with the hostesses was Mrs. J. L. Penney of Hutchinson; she wore a handsome black silk grenadine with a front of irridescent passementerie and finished with ruffles of tulle. Mrs. Wil marth was In black satin with garniture of white silk applique. Mrs. Sargent wore a black satin costume with a front of heliotrope silk, and trimmings of jet; at the throat was & chou of point lace. With a black pkirt Mrs. Evarts wore a pretty violet silk waist with a front of violet velvet: she wore a bunch of vio lets at her left shoulder and in her hair. Mrs. Fox wore a pretty evening waist of pale yellow silk: below the yoke was a fall cream lace headed with a fold of yellow velvet which ended in a pretty bow at the left shoulder. The assisting cies were: Mrs. X. M. Fisk. Mrs. C. J. Drew. Mrs. A. t. Wil liams, Airs. John Sargent, Mrs. William Wadsworth, Mrs-John Ripley, Mrs, Wal ter Bates, Mrs. Worden, Mrs. F. Ll Ev arts, Mrs. John Dudley, Mrs. Walter Barrett, Mrs. T. E. Bowman, Mrs. W. A. Coates and Miss Etta Fox. Card Club Meets. Miss Edna Crane entertained her card club very pleasantly Wednesday after noon at her home on Harrison street. The prize, a pretty picture, was won by Mrs. Harry Williams; she cut with Miss Edna McClintock. Guests of the club were Miss Edna Darrah of Leavenworth. Miss Zella Rob inson of Columbus. O., Miss Lenna Short, Miss Grace Weiss and Miss Ger trude Devereux of Lawrence. The next meeting will be In two weeks at the home of Miss Helen. Wilson. Hickerson-Carr. The marriage of Miss Minnie Carr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Carr, and Mr. Bert Hickerson took place Wed nesday afternoon at 3:30. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. A. S. Em bi ee, and they were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Will Rarnsberger. The bride wore a pretty and becom ing tailor made costume of mode cloth, and turban to match; she carried a sin gle bride rose. At 6:30 Mr. and Mrs. Carr gave a four course dinner" for Mr. and Mrs. Hicker son which was attended by the rela tives and a few of the moat Intimate friends. The guests were Mrs. A. G. Hickerson. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. McGiffin, Mr. and Mrs.. Jess Wright, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Steele, Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam Rarnsberger, Miss Pearl Carr, Miss Mabel McGiffin, Mr. H. S. Steele. Mr. Fred McGiffin and Mr. Lem C. White. The table decorations consisted of roses and chrysanthemums. Mr. and Mrs. Hickerson' will be at home to their friends after December 10, at 513 Polk street. Both young people are well known In Topeka and have the good wishes of their many friends. A Pleasant Musicale. Miss Mary Sweet and Mr. Paul Sweet gave a recital Wednesday evening in Miss Tracy's studio. They were assisted by the Ladies' Music club quartette. The following programme was enjoyed by a large number of their frienda: Eonate Allegro. Andante Weber Mr. Paul B. Sweet. "The Cottage" Schnecker Mesdames Thomas, Foster, Linga felt. Ferry. "Song Without Wards" Mendelssohn Miss Mary Bailey Sweet. "Valse, Op. 42 Chopin Mr. Paul B. Sweet. "Heart Throbs" Bendel "She Was But Seven" . Hawley Mesdames Thomas, Foster, Linga felt. Ferry. "La Pecadora" Costa Miss Mary Bailey Sweet. Nocturne, Op. 27, No. 1 Chopin Mr. Paul B. Sweet. "Good Night" Goldberg Mesdames Thomas, Foster, Linga felt, Ferry. Tarantella Raff Mr. Sweet, Misa Sweet. Notes and Personal Menotio. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Gossett left today for a ten days trip to Terre Haute, Ind. Mr. and Mra Willis Squire of Spring field, Mo., spent Sunday in Topeka, guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Myers. Mrs. C. G. Hague has returned from a two weeks' visit with relatives in Fair field, la. The Spalding Reading circle will meet this evening at the home of Mrs. H. Hedderman at 710 Polk street. The Douze whiat club will meet Sat urday afternoon with Miss Josephine Shellabarger instead of with Mrs. Wal ter Cust, as was intended. Mr. Fred Gibson entertained a number of his friends at his home on West Tenth avenue Tuesday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Dryer. The evering was pleasantly spent in playing various games and refreshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Short and daughter Lenna, who have returned to Topeka from Chillicothe, 111., have taken rooms ffr the winter at the C Opel and hotel. Miss Short has entered the grad uating eiass at Bethany college. Miss Susan Nichols came over from Salina Wednesday for a. week's visit with her aister, Mrs. John Green, at the Wiley. There will be a business meeting of the Helianthus club Friday evening at 7:30 in room 12 of the Columbian, build ing. Mra. J. C. Gibson, of Albuquerque, N. M., is in the city visiting her mother, Mrs. C. E. Pitts. Mra W. A. Price, Walter McAnder son, W. A. Campbell and John Weaver of Brazil, Ind., spent Tuesday after noon in Topeka with the family of the Rev. J. M. Crooks. They left Wednes day morning for a trip to Oklahoma. There will be a meeting of the Daugh ters of the American- Revolution Friday afternoon, November 23, at the home of Mrs. Barkley, at 618 Harrison street. A full attendance is desired. Hon. H. B. Miller of Osage City spent Wednesday in Topeka- Mrs. M. Myers went to Osage City to day to visit her nephew. SNAP SHOTS AT HOME NEWS W. T. Morgan Is In Kansas City. Harry McDonald Is in Kansas City. Thanksgiving Iay is Just one week off. H. M. Hadley is ill at his home, C34 Clay etreet. The first mow didn't last long enough to uit the gunners. There will be two matinees Saturday and a football game. It is about time for the first of the high school class parties. Candidates are already training for tha county primaries in the spring. The third annual song recital was given at Washburn college last night. Anti-prohibitlonlst are already looking for holes in the new city liquor law. W. A. Seller is slowly recovering from a four month's siege of typhoid fever. The English Lutheran church gave a very succesful nupper and fair last night. The Republican Flambeau club met last night and talked of the trip to Washing ton. The rummage sale stilt continues to hold out at the corner of Eighth and Kansas avenues. Street car conductors have again be gun to call the streets a the car pasaeu them at night. The Washburn econd football eleven goes to Ottawa Saturday to play the Ot tawa second eleven. Housemovcrs had no great difficulty In drawing a small barn through the Audi toriumunder the archway, of courne. Those who don't know exactly where they are going to take their Thanksgiv ing dinners are ready to receive "bids." The city council will have a sperinl meeting tomorrow niht to consider bids for improvements at the city electric light plant. Kansas millers want the mllling-in-tr:in-sit rate restored and are contemplH tins? suit against the Santa K to get It al lowed again. John Legan, who waji tried In the dis trict court for stabbing Caspar Jacobs, wan found guilty of aaaault and battery by the jury. The football game Saturday between Washburn and the Emporia (State Normal team will undoubtedly be a hard fought game, and exciting. Chief Wilmarth is looking for horses for the fire dopartment. He need some horses very budly. but has been unable to tind any suitable for the service. Pince the Btate Normal team from Em poria has shut out the K. 1'. team IS to 0. the wie ones claim that Washburn will have to play bail Saturday to win the game. The Topeka high school football team will play a game with an eleven compo.'l of aiumnl on Thanksgiving to take the place of the fourth game called for by the season tickets. " Santa. Ke office young men are obtain ing passes and making other arrange ment necessary to permit them to witness the interstate football game at Kansas City next Thursday. Clerks !n the cashier's department of the Eanta Fe offices are much exercised ovr one of their number having appeared with a new hat when they knew he voted for the losing candidates. The aspirants for the flag offered for the largest Increase In the Republican vote this year are now quarrelling over the interpretation of the conditions made by the donor. T. W. Harrison. Kansas City Times: F. L. Vsndegrlft. Topeka correspondent for the Star, has purchased from ft. R. Stlnson and wife a frj-foot lot on Garden avenue, near Wal rond. for a ca.sh consideration of ti.TM. Deputy Judge Advocate General J. W. A Skin of BeButv l a Je rwvr, DK. T. 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