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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 16, 1908. OUR ANNUAL Began Today. Sale Closes Thanksgiving Eve Today we begun our regular Thanksgiving Sale, -which will continue 10 days, ending Thanksgiving Eve. We have prepared to open this event with the very strongest lines of dependable merchandise, and each day will offer special merchandise attractions besides the ones on these two pages. You will find the goods of the same standard quality this store has dealt out for over twenty-five years. You will also find prices very materially les sened in honor of this event. We anticipate very active selling on account of the low prices on goods at just the time most needed. We would advise our regular customers to attend this sale during the morning hours as the afternoons are crowded with a new and increasing patronage drawn to this store by its splendid values. In inviting you to this another Thanksgiving feast, let us not be forgetful of your past year's liberal patronage, for which we most sincerely thank you. Thanksgiving Silk Selling These sales are becoming known, as the prices of ordinary ones. This sale is Fancy Jap Wash Silks, one lot of 20-inch Japanese Wash Silks In light and dark colors In a variety of designs soft silks good for Scarfs, Waists and House Dresses to close out we 'will offer these 50c qualities at per yard 33c Check Taffeta, half Inch black and white check Silk 36-inches wide, to close out this regular $1.25 quality we will sell It at per yard 59C 7 pieces 24 and 27 inch plaid Taffetas, $1.00 quality 69c times when good silks are sold for just no exception. 6 pieces of $1.00 quality Foulard Silk to close out per yard 59c. One lot of Fancy Silks in all the best colors, for shirt waists and dresses these are self col ors in fancy stripes and designs. $1.00 and $1.25 quality to close out at per yard 75c. 1 piece "Haskells" guaranteed Taffeta, 27 inches wide regular $1.50 quality for yd $1.25 1 piece "Haskell guaranteed black 27-inch Pean do Soie $1.50 quality, this sale yard $1.25. Fans at Half Price 35c Fans for 13c 50c Fans for 25c 59c Fans for 30c 75c Fans for 38c $1.00 Fans for.. .50c 1.25 Fans for... 63c 1.50 Fans for... 75c $1.75 2.00 2.25 2.50 3.00 3.50 400 Fans Fans Fans Fans Fans Fans Fans At Off Fine Sample Back Combs $9 Combs for $4.50. $10 Combs for $5. S12.00 Combs for $6. Stationery at a Bargain Puritan Vellum Writing Paper In white or Swiss blue lb. package In Oxford or Gladstone size of about one hundred sheets worth 25c in this sale for 12c pkg. Envelopes to match package of 25 for 4c. Box Stationery to Close Out 30c French Twill, 30c Raveloe, 35c Zira for 19c box 25c Oakland Linen, 25c Period, 25c Sutherland 15a box. 35c Initial Stationery for 19c a box on account' of having only these letters A, E, F. I. J N, O, P, T, T. You can buy these 25' sheets and25 envel opes for only 19e. Children's Stationery nice little box of Bel gravia Juvenile Notes 20c box, for 12c. Read the Ribbon Offerings Our ribbon buyer has been scouring around among ribbon makers and importers and has secured some good bargains to offer you in this Thanksgiving Sale. ' Lot No. 1 Wide All Silk Taffeta washable, comes in black, white, pink, light blue, cardinal, nile, maize, and navy 20c quality for, yard ISc. Lot No. 2 Same quality Taffeta and same quality as lot No. 1, only an inch wider 22c quality for, yard 18c Lot No. 3 A table in south aisle gives you 300 pieces to choose from plain, solid colored Taffetas, in good range of colors, and black and white. Wide warp printed ribbons, satin edges, white and blue grounds, with pink, blue, green and lavender printings. Black and white and blue and white plaids. Moire and satin stripes and plain stripe effects. These are worth 35c, 39c and 50c. Sale price, yd. 23c Handkerchief Specials ladies sheer all linen, narrow hem, very special 7 for $1.00. Ladies' sheer linen, corded border, narrow hem. small hand embroidered initial, we have these initials A. B. C, F, G, L, P, R, S, T, W on account of some initials being sold out we have reduced the price to 6 for 75c ladies' sheer linen narrow hem, 15c hand kerchief put up 6 in box for 55c. Ladies' all linen, unlaundered, hemstitched all qualities and weights of cloth special for this sale 6 ten cent ones for 40c 6 twelve and a half cent ones for 50c. 6 fifteen cent ones for 60c Ladies' swiss embroidered, scalloped and hemmed edges 25c qualities 19c. Ladles crossbar lawn with emb. corner also all linen H. S. good size, 5c or 55c doz. Men's all linen, V and Inch hem, fine quality cloth, regular price 25c this sale 20c or 6 for $1.00. Men's all linen, unlaundred, hemstitched, good block initial a 75c bundle of 6 for 65c. Men's all linen, unlaundred, good quality and good size 6 for 60c Men's all white and colored border lawn handkerchiefs! a quality we sold for 3 months ago for 10c. now 5c. Ladies' Silks Scarfs, 53.00 ones for $2.50. Two, two and a quarter and two and a half yards long, twenty-four new designs and colorings We Never Sold as Good Wool Dress Goods at Such Low Prices We can assure you Colored Wool Fabrics never went over our counters at such little prices as will prevail during this sale. We cannot but urge you to come and see these splendid materials at greatly reduced prices. 15 Pieces 45 in. Fancy Suiting in stripes and checks, regular prices have been 75c and $1, this sale, for yd. 50c 8 Pieces 44 in. Wool Taf- , fetas, this special lot are all Navy Blues and on account of this fact you can . buy these $1.00 goods for, yd 75c. 12 PIECES 50 TO 54 IN. P AX ASIA S in plain' shades of Navy Blue splendid cloth for skirts and dresses regular prices were $1.25 and $1 but for this sale you can buy for. yard 75c $1.00 Coatings for $ .50 1.25 Coatings for...,.' .75. 1.50 Coatings for. . . . . 1.0 . 2.75 Coatings for 1.5Q Twenty-five pieces of these! Coatings suitable for Child ren's and Ladles' Coats and Jackets. There are Checks, Stripes and Plaids in 54 to 56 inches wide, heavy, warm and serviceable. $20 SUIT LENGTHS FOR $10 EACH. Just four of these elegant Pat tern Suits in Brown, Wine or Gray stripes. . If you wish an exclusive style get one of these at exactly price. 7 Pieces 60 in. Cravanetted Coverts. Nothing better for serviceable suits, skirts and rain coats regular price $2.25. Thanksgiving sale price, yard $1.75 2 Pieces Chevron Stripes In blue or brown GO inches wldn and $2.25 quality go in this sale for, yard... $1.75 6 Pieces 52 In. Tailor suit ing In fancy weaves good assortment of colors were $1.25, in this sale for, yd 75c 25c A YARD An un usual offer of 50c Dress Goods 36 ' inches wide, check, fanei&s, mixtures, novelties, plaids, etc., splendid for ladies' suits, and children's school dresses. Thanksgiving in the Black Dress Goods Department The Thanksgiving feeling is expressed in the very special prices made for your economical buying. 54 in. Fancy Cloaking, was $1.00, this sale, yd. $ .59 54 in. Plain Mohair, was $1.00, this sale, yd. .. .69 50 in. Stripe Panama, was $1.00, this sale, yd. . .75 46 in. English Serge, was $1.00, this sale, yd-. .69 45 in. Altman Voile, was $1.00, this sale, yd... .75 54 in. Cheviot Serge, was $1.25, this sale, yd. . .98 45 in. Panama, plain, very fine, was $1, sale, yd. .75 50 in. Elegant Astrachan, was $1.50, sale, yd.. 1.00 Skirts Made to Order $1.00 for the Making- During' the Thanksgiving sale we will make ladies' skirts from any of the sale goods for One Dollar. Jewelry Department Choice of 75c, 85c and $1.00 Belt Buckles for 59c Neck Chains and Necklaces a lot to close out, 15c to 25c values, for, each 5c Bracelets worth 25c, for, each 10c Bracelets worth 50c, for, each -25c 15c Gilt Pin Books 2 styles of those very necessary pins, for, book 10c $1.50 Bayadere Neck Chains bead strands with fancy ends, to close out, strand 75c Linens for Thanksgiving If you want to make every cent you spend this month count for value and economy be sure and buy liberally at the Linen Department. Linens Worth While In one lot will be 25 Pieces or about 700 yards of bleached, half bleached and cream Table Linen the kind we have sold at $1.00 up to last Saturday night; special this sale, yard 75c. Special at 65c yard This is a 15-Piece Lot of our 85c bleached and cream Table Linen. This Bale, yard 65c. And Another Lot will consist of 10 Pieces bleached, ivory and cream Table Linen, our best $1.25 values, this sale 95c. Napkins at a saving. If 50c to $1.00 to be saved on a dozen napkins sounds good to you. we will give you that opportunity. doz.; price from $2 to $5 doz. About 125 Dinner Cloths We are overstocked on 3 and S -yard Pat tern Clotlis. We will put about 20 of them In this sale; cloths valued at $3.75 to $7.00, on which you can save from 75c to $1.50 each. Crash . The best values we have ever offered in any sale. 22c and 23c Superfine Bleached Crash, 19 and 20-inch widths, for 18c yard. 17c Brown Crash, 20 Inches wide, special 14e yard. 15c Bleached Crash, 18 Inches wide, special 12c yard. Shoes Under Price We have made a collection of all odd sizes and ends of lines in Ladies' Misses and Children's shoes and for this sale, while they last, the former prices will be cut in half and less. The collection includes a lot of Women's Soro sls in sizes 2 54 to 5, widths AA, A and B, mostly small sizes, but for those who can wear a small shoe, exceptional values. Price per pair t. . . Misses' Shoes, medium and heavy, patent and vicl kid, sizes 11 to 2 and 2 to 5. t1 ?C Price per pair.. D 1 Children's Shoes, medium and heavy, patent and plain leathers, sizes 5H to 8 and C( 8 to 11. Price per pair px.UV $1.50 Fine Madras Cloths This season's designs, all colors special Thanksgiving prices. 15c Madras, 32-inch wide, yard 10c 19c Madras, 32-inch wide, yard 15c 25c Madras, 32-inch wide, yard 18c 30c Madras, 32-inch wide, yard.... . 20c 39c Madras, 32-inch wide, yard 29c Dress Ginghams Excellent values at the Thanksgiving prices. 10c and 12Jc Fancy Ginghams, yd. 7Jc Another lot of Fancy Ginghams worth 15c your choice, a yard 10c White Goods and Embroidery Dept. 48 in. French Lawns or Batiste Let every prospective lady graduate of High School, Bethany and Washburn take advantage of this offer. Our 75c French Lawns, for yard 45c Our 50c French Lawns, for yard ...33c Our 39c French Lawns, for yard 27c Figured and Plaid Swiss 75c and 65c Swisses for yard 42c 45c and 50c Swisses for yard 33o 35c and SOc Swisses for yard 23c Fancy Silk Mulls For "Waists or Dresses 3 pieces of 35c quality to close out for, per yard lc 46 in. Soft Batiste 1 piece, 89c, white, for, per yard.. 25c 1 piece, 39c. cream, for, per yard 19c All Overs at 40 Per Cent Off New Waist Fronts Bought for this Sale 69c, 75c and 89c fronts, each.. 5o 98c, $1.10 and $1.25 fronts, each 89o Check and Stripe Lawns Goods Suitable for Children's Dresses and Aprons. 19c Checks and Stripes, per yard 15c 15c Checks and Stripes, per yard 10c 12 M-c Checks and Ptrlpes. per yard 8 'Ac Soft Mercerized Plaids Two numbers to close out unusually cheap 25c and 30c quality, this sale, yard 15c 36 in. Linens at Cut Prices 25c a yard for ................... 35c quality 20o a yard for 39c quality 35c a yard for 45c quality S9o a yard for .................. 60c quality 45o a yard for ......69c quality ONE LOT FAXCY WAISTCXG. bought especially for this Thanksgiving sale, all good patterns, In this sale for 19o yard. Baby Irish Embroidery At &3t'A Discount. The entire stock of these dainty edges and insertions go at one-third less than usual. CORSET COVER EMBROIDERY FOR 23c YARD Among these are many 29c and 35c edges, but for this sale we will give them to you for the special price of 23 c per yard. Mill Remnants of Best Calicos, all colors good styles some have borders, worth 6Jc. Special a yard 5c 36-inch Percales in dark and light styles all colors were 15c. Special yard 10c. Mill Remnants of Bleached Muslin 36-inches wide excel lent quality, worth 10c Special a yard 8'Ac AN EXTRA OFFERING FOR TUESDAY BLEACHED SHEETS of nice quality Hn at-f hushed Q Q mus.in with center seam, size 81x90 inches each OcC (Not more than six to a customers) We cannot accept Telephone or Mail Orders on this item ' Cotton Batting Special, a 16 oz. roll of white Comforter Cot ton, worth 15c, Thanksgiving price a roll 12Xc. Flannelettes wrapper and kimona styles, were 10 and 12Jc. Special a yard 8'Ac Kimona Flannels in handsome designs all colors were 15c. Special a yard 12Jc. Outing Flannels in checks and stripes medium colors, were 8a c Special yard 7c. Drapery Yard Goods 12 c White Swisses, 36 Inches wide, a yard 10c 25c quality 42 inches wide a yard 18c Flat Bobbinets finished with edges and insertions; come in white and Arabian, very cheap to close outt 30c and 25c qualities special a yard.... 19c 39c and 35c qualities special a yard. . . ,30c SOc qualities special a yard .Sffc 59c qualities special a yard 45c Madras Draperies. The imported kind in variety of colorings, 45 inches wide: 59c and 50c qualities special a yard.-. .35c 98c and 85c qualities special a yai-d....85c Wool-finlsli Comforter Cloths. New designs and colorings. 36 inches wide, were 12 c, special yd 10c Art Goods Mercerized Embroidery Floss in all desirable col ors was 3c skein. Thanksgiving price 4 skeins for 5c 25a Litliograpli Pillow Tops. Choice of six styles, each 10 50c Pillow Covers assorted designs, your choice each .-. ... ....... 25o Notions at Cut Prices "Anglo" Sewing Silk in black, 5c spools, 2 for.. 5c Hooks and Eyes, special this sale, card lo 5c Safety Pins in this sale for, dozen. . .2c Dressing Pins. 400 count, paper 2c Mourning Pins special price, box lc Cube Pins black arid colored heads, worth 7c, 8c, 10c for cube 5c Scissors and Shears worth 15c to 25c for pair... 10c Ironing Wax cut price, lc each or 6 for. . .5c Cotton Tape white roll lc Dress Shields 15c values for, pair..- ...8c Hair Pins, shell color, broken line worth up to 25c dozen, for, dozen 10c Cotton Flannel Gloves, for ladies .as well as men, pair 10c; 3 pairs for ..25o Air Float Talcum 10c box for, box 7c Vaseline Jumbo size bottle lOo Pearl Buttons all sizes special, dozen. ....... .80 Shoe Strings long ones a dozen for .....7c Ladies' 60c Supporters satin pad, 4 straps, for 35c Ladies' S5c Supporters, moreen pad, 4 straps, for 25o Ladies' 25o Supporters pln-on style, extra heavy elastic, for.pair ...15c Blankets One lot of Bathroom Blankets, were $2.25, Thanksgiving price, each $1.50. 60 pairs of $1.25 Cotton Blankets, 11-4 size in grey, tan and white, each $1.00. 50 pairs of $5.00 Wool Plaids, 11-4 size, variety of colors, a pair, $4.39. 50 pairs of $5.50 All Wool Blankets, 11-4 size, plaids in all colors, also in plain grey and tan with fancy borders, a pair $4.98. Bed Comforters $1.00 Comforters, size 72x78-inch, each i8oC 3.5Q.Comforters, size 72x84-inch, each $. 38 5.50 Comforters, size 72x84-inch, each --98 The Designer 14 Months for 25c Postpaid to your address. Subscriptions taken to begin with January, 1909, for twelve months. The November and Decem ber numbers of this year will come to you free of charge, lnis offer is good only during this sale.