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M BROOME STEEET.
Buy Your Gifts Saturday
ERE are only thirteen more shopping
dayslucky thirteen this time. It's
wise to do your buying early. You escape
the crush later and get the cream of holiday
Gathered here under one roof are suitable
gifts for the baby, gifts for boys and girls,
gifts for sister, wife, mother or sweetheart,
gifts for grandma and grand-dad. Every
store section teems with gift things.
So come Saturday with your Christmas list
and shop around. For thirteen and a half
hours the store doors are open and a right
royal welcome awaits you.
Every Woman Covets Furs
AVE you a fur scarf opposite someone's
name on your list? Whether one dol
lar or a hundred dollars is your price limit,
this store offers you the greatest possible
value for the money.
At 95cConey and Hare cluster scarfs.
At $2.75Sable and Isabella opossum cluster
At $3.75Large opossum cluster scarfs.
At $5 OOLarge wolf scarfs, with brush tails,
in Sable and Isabella shades.
At $6.95Extra wolf scarfs, with brush tails.
At $"8.75Large electric shaped scarfs, tabs
At $11.50Fox scarfs, in single and double
Fox scarfs, single and double length, in Isabella and sable shades, at
$10, $11.50 and up to $35.
Mink scarfs, Jap or natural, at $12 50 to $100 00.
Children's and Misses'Sets
Children's and misses' fur sets, in all the new shapes and colors, in-
cluding angora, lamb, squirrel, river mink, opossum and chinchilla, at 95c,
$1.50, $1.95 and up to $10.
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$11.50 to $17.50 Coats at $10.00
ing shirt waists, with plaited front and French back, regularly sold at $2.50,
to sell at the special price of $1.50.
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at Half Price
18 and 20-inch battenberg cen-
terpieces, the same as we have
previously sold at $1.19 and $1.25,
bought under price and to be sold
accordingly, at 59c each.
8-10 all linen, hemstitched, table
cloths and 20-inch napkins to
match, very cheap at $4.98 a set.
Table cloth three yards long and
20-inch napkins, $5.50 a set.
Choice of five patterns.
10x38-inch, all ure linen satin
damask towels, double hemstitched,
with two rows of drawn work, 25c
72-inch fine double satin damask,
grass bleached, in new plain cen
ters and large open border effects,
at $1.50 a yard 5-8 napkins, $3.00
3-4 napkins, $3.75 a dozen.
Drug counters display an extensive as
sortment of fragrant odors in handsome
packages, including those of Woodworth,
Eich, Hilbert, Hudnut, Piver, Roger &
and others. Prices, 10c to $6.
17 NICHOLAS STREET.
E have just 45 of this
season's most fash
ionable coats of which size
assortments are broken. The
blue pencil makes radical re
ductions to close them out
Saturday at $10.00. If you
would have best choice, imi
tate the early bird and come
promptly after breakfast.
45-mch and full length
coats, made of fine all wool
mixtures, with full backs,
capes and droop shoulders, in
the best colorings and weav
ings of the season, all sizes
in the lot, but not all sizes of
each style, regular $11.50,
$12.50, $15.00 and $17.50
coats, all this season's favor
ite styles, f/I
Choice at Urn UU
A handsome portable lamp
would be a very acceptable gift to
any housewife. We show a great
variety of them, all equipped and
ready to light, at $1.48, $1.95,
$2.98, $3.60, $4.00 and
Lindsay's high candle power man
tles, at 10c, 15c, 20c and 25c
The celebrated Lindsay air light,
Gasco mantles, with three months'
Kid Body Dolls, 25c to $3 50.
Gas and Coal Ranges, 25c to $2 50.
Games of every kind from 3c up.
Children's writing desks, 69c to $2.00.
Dolls' Brass Beds, 75c to $2.75.
Dolls' Dishes, 10c to $3 00.
Bisque Dolls, undressed, 50c to $4.75.
Dressed Dolls, 50c to $1.25.
Sewing Machines for $148.
Magic Lanterns, 25c to $189.
Steam Engines, 10c to $2 50.
Printing Presses, 75c upward.
Girls' $7.50 Coat
At $5.00 Girls'
tourist cape Gretchen
coat, made of flaked
mixtures in blue, green,
and brown, very heavy
cloths, with cape and
storm collar, full sleeves
and half belt, trimmed
with braid, easily worth
We have just received
a special purchase of fine
mercerized check vest-
Friday Evening:, THE MINNEAPOLIS^ JOURNA^/" 1 December 9*1
Helpful Holiday Hints for Busy
natural fancy handles, including gold
Ladles' Fancy Hosiery
it occurred to you how acceptable a,
pair of handsome silk hose would be^to a
woman? Better act on these hints.
Plain silk hose, in black and colors, S1.00 to
$2.50 a pair.
Embroidered silk hose, plain and lace effects
$2 00 to $4 50 a pair.
Embroidered lisle hose, in black and colors, 35c
to $2 OO a pair.
Lace lisle hose, 50c to $1 75 a pair.
Plain lisle hose, 25c to $1.00 a pair.
Fancy lisle hose, 35c to $2.00 a pair.
Fine imported cashmere hose, 35c to $1.00 a
We furnish a handsome box with every purchase
of Christmas hosiery.
Silks for Waists
SILK WAIST PATTERN for wife or
mother would solve the gift problem.
24-inch crepe maline, a soft fabric, red, light
blue and cream, very desirable for waists, our $1.25
quality, reduced to 89c a yard.
20-inch etamine checks and stripes, in all the new
popular colorings, at 50c, 75c and $1.00 a yard.
20-inch white louisine washable, an ideal silk for
evening wear, at 79c a yard.
36-inch black taffeta, warranted to give satisfac
tion, $1.39 quality, at $1.18 a yard.
Popular Dress Goods
feminine members of the family would
appreciate a new dress for Christmas.
All wool, 45-mch granite cloth, and all wool 52-
inch Panama cloth, both 75c fabrics, to close out at
59c a yard.
All wool, 45-inch Keadona Melrose, at $1.00 a
yard. Other stores ask $1.25 for the same cloth.
German poplin, with silk finish, very heavy cord,
as good as some stores ask $2.00 for, at $1.50 a yard.
Colored Dress Goods
36-inch all wool albatross in a complete color line,
including cream and evening shades, at 39c a yard.
We show an extensive line of brown fabrics
the favorite color of the hourincluding Broadcloths,
Venetians, Panamas, Henriettas, Voiles, Crepes, Eoli
ennes and others. Prices range from 50c to $2.75'
A bit of dainty neckwear is an acceptable remem
Ladies' neckwear in the latest novelties, compris
ing hand made stock collars, tailored effects and in
lace and hand embroideredo designs,.in white and all
colors. Prices from 50c
Ladies* Windsor ties in plain and embroidered
novelties, JJ5c a*"1
Ladies' auto scarfs, 11-2 to 2 yards long, of pon
gee silk and crepe de chine, in whits and all colors, at
$1.00 and $L50.
MINNEAPOLIS DRY? GOODS CO.
Bring the Little Folks td fofland Saturday
EAR Old St. Nick has truly emptied his sck3|iere in the Basement. It's a most
wonderful gathering of all the things that'^ttle boys and girls wa nt to find in
their stockings Christmas morn. The jolly old Mlow will be here himself to give a
merry how'dy to the little people and tQ show all his wonders.
Toys and games and dolls were never shown in such profusion here, and never
priced so cheap.
Umbrellas for Gifts
umbrella is the acme of utility. It will
be a constant reminder of yourkthought
fulness. We have umbrellas for ladies, men
and children ink a multitude of styles and prices.
*& sil umbrel-
Wltm handles, fro $1.00
wit natural wood, plain and
to pv oO
at 50c, 75c and
Gifts for Men
hints from the men's furnishing sec
tion ought to help you to select some
thing to please "him."
scares, made of rich silks, worth
$1.00, at 55c.
Reversible four-in-hands, in a variety of delicate
light colors, made from very fine silks, in box. at
Fancy silk suspenders, packed one pair in a box.
at 50o, 75c and $1.00.
Mufflers, large squares or reefer shape, in plain
black, fancy figures and stripes, in Persian effects,
50c to $2 50
Men's bath robes, of eiderdown, English terry
cloth or Wool, $3 00 to $9.0O.
Pianos from 12c to $1.89.
jAiitomobiles from 10c to $1.75.
57c to 89c.
JF~ Trains- with Track, 19c to $1.
Musical Tops and Horns, 5c up. *-f
|tool Chests, ldc to $2.75,
Rocking Horses, $1.25 to $5 50.
Drums from 20c to $1.39.
Children's Rockers, 2 for 25c.
Horses and Carts, 10c to $1.50.
Dolls' Cradles and Beds, iOc to $3.75.
Gocarts from 25c up.
Many Give Gloves
enjoy great popularity as gifts. If
you don't know the required size, give
one of our glove certificates. The recipient can
be perfectly fitted after Christmas with the
Style of gloves which you had selected before.
Gloves for Ladies
Ladies' fine kid gloves, oyerseam stitching, in pop
ular shades for dress or street wear, $1.00 a pair.
Ladies' kid gloves, pique sewing, 2-clasp or Mous
quetaire wrist, px grays, mgdes, browns and black,
$1.25 a pair.
Ladies' imported French kid gloves, either suede
or glace finish, in fashionable colorings and black
and white, $1.50 a pair.
Reynier's French kid gloves and Valuer's washa
ble gloves, in all colors, $2.00 a pair.
(Stores for Men
Men's fine kid and mocha gloves, lined or unlined,
for dress or street wear, at $1.00 and $1.50 a pair.
At the Jewelry Counter
E and scores of other suitable gifts that
ar not costly, one finds at the Jewelry
Gold filled, solid gold and sterling silver stick
pins, from 25c to $2.98.
Gold filled and sterling silver hat pins, 10c to
Sterling silver, gold filled and solid gold brooches,
25c to $3.75.
Sterling silver* and gold filled cuff buttons, 25c
Celluloid back combs, with stone settings and gold
-bands, $1.65 to $3.50.
Tortoise shell back and side combs, 75c to $5.00.
Drug Section overflows with acceptable
gfift things in toilet articles.
French stag toilet and manicure sets, some with
gold mountings, 3 to 7-piece sets, 89c to $4.00.
Manicure sets, in French stag, fancy wood fin
ishes, pearl, ebonoid and silver plated, from 50c to
$6.00 a set.*
Comb ami'brush sets, ,pf French stag, ebonoid,
aluminum and gilt, 39c to $2.50.
Shaving sets, of French stag, ebonoid, quadruple
silver plate, in case, 89c tb $3.50.
Military brushes, with French stag, ebonoid, fancy
wood and aluminum backs, 89e to $3.50 a pair.
Three-piece set, including military brushes and
clothes brush, in an attractive case, stag and ebonoid
backs, $1.89 to $3.75 a set.
Infants' celluloid toilet sets, 3 and 4 pieces, in
case, 50c to 85c.
Dainty White Aprons
your convenience a holiday apron an
nex has been located at the end of the silk
section,ISIain floor. It's within easy reach of
.every one coming into the store. You'll find
there a superb showing of dainty spic and span
aprons of every sortladies', maids' and
nurses'. Prices have been marked on a very
close margin so that values are unusually good.
Nurses' lawn bib aprons, with bretelles, hem
stitched and embroidery trimmed, 25c to $1.48.
Maids' lawn aprons, finished with lace and em
broidery, 19c to $1.0O.
Lawn tea aprons, with lace and embroidery trim
ming, 25c to $1.50.
These aprons* *|itt ^$lij|yrt suitable for
Christmas gifts." *4
Swiss aprons, daintily trimmed with laces, em
broideries and ribbons, 25c to $1.00.
Wash silk aprons, in cream, white and black, fin
ished with hemstitching and lace trimming, at $1.50
Chafing dish aprons, made of fine quality percale,
white with black dot, 69c.
Men's Fancy Half Hose
NY man would appreciate a pair of half
hose of silk or lisle or cashmere.
Men's silk half hose, $1 to $2 50 a pair.
Men's fancy lisle hose, 25c to $1 a pair.
Men's cashmere hose, 23c, 35c and 50c a pair.
Xmas Art Goods
Art Goods Department has an annex in the regu
lar lace section. Look there for these hand painted
celluloid novelties, satm lined baskets and fancy wick
Hand painted celluloid boxes, for gloves and hand
kerchiefs, 15c to 50c-
Satin lined work baskets, 45c to $3 00.
Fancy wicker baskets, 25c to $1 00
Wicker work baskets, $1 69'to $4 50.
Fancy colored wicker waste paper baskets, 30c
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You can satisfy your
sweet tooth at a trifling
cost from these three specials
Fresh salted peanuts, 10c a lb.
Fresh marshmallows, 10c a lb.
Peppermint kisses, 10c a lb.
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At 29c a Volume
The Pastel edition of dainty Christ
mas books, bound in cream and gilt
and white and gilt, including such
classics as the following i
Autocrat of the Breakfast Table.
Through the Year with Dickens."
Bab and His Friends
Idylls of the King.
At 45c a Volume
Padded 16 mos., bound in red,
black and green leathers, including
poetical works of Whittier, Long
fellow, Poe and Lowell, and prose
works like "Black Beauty" *fcnd3
At 79c a Volume
Woodbine Edition of poets, bound
in padded leather, including the poet
ical works of Holmes, Scott, Pope,
Bryant, Longfellow, Lowell, Tenny
son and others.
Books for Young and Old
Chafing dishes from $3.75 to
5 O'clock tea kettles, from
$1.69 to $3.25.
Crumb tray and brush, or- with
scraper, from 25c to $2.25.
Copper, nickel plated tea and cof
fee pots, silver satin lining, ebony
l-pint, 91 10 value, 79c
Z-pint, $135 value, $ 1 1 0
4 pint, $1.45 value, $ 1 2 5
Any boy or girl would be happy
with a pair of skates. They cost
'Barney & Berry's lock lever club
skates and hockey skates, big val
ues at 59c and 69c a pair.
Girls' skates, with heel and toe
strap, aU sizes, 95c a pair.
Clamp hockey skates, nickel plated
*-rgood value, at $1.50 a pair.
Hockey sticks, big values, at 15c.
Extensive line of boys' and girls'
sreds at very low prices.
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gives and receives books. We are never too
young, never too old, to laugh or cry over our favorite
author. You can't go amiss when you give them. We have
gathered books for old and young, boys and girls, and priced them
all very low.. That's the vital point. So come to the Basement
To the rear of book aisle you will find books of every description, Slight-
ly soiled, at greatly reduced prices.
Books for Little Tots
All the favorite picture booka
that little tots love rrom a penny
in price upwards. PS
Children's picture hooks, paper covers,
from to 25c.
Children's books, with cardboard covers,
25c to 75c.
Children's booka, with linen covers, at
15 c. 25c and 45c.
Boys' Books at 19c
The Ideal Series of Henty Books,
with cloth binding, including such
The Young Buglers.
Under Drake's Flag
Lion of St Hark.
By England Aid.
Bound Books at 15c
The works of such standard au
thors as Dickens,. Eliot, Hawthorne,
Holmes and Swift, bouiM m. attrac
tive red cloth at 15c af volume.
New Fiction at $1.08
Don't forget that our-price on all
the new books published at $1.25
and $1.50, is $1 08. These three
are very popular:
Beverly of Grauatark, by George Barr
The Sea Wolf, by jack London
The Han on the Box, by Harold Macgrath.
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$2 50 to
Ladies' hemstitched embroid
ered handkerchiefs, special value
at 10c each $1.15 a dozen.
Ladies' Belfast linen hand em
broidered handkerchiefs, finished
with hemstitching, scalloped bor
der and lace trimming, in almost
endless variety, 25c eachi or
$2.75 a dozen. A W*
250 dozen ladies' and men's
hemstitched, Belfast linen, hand
kerchiefs, HALF price, 12y2c
Men's hemstitched linen hand
kerchiefs, with hand embroidered
initials, special value, at 12V2C
^*vTiel yon are gift html
overlook the notion section.
Colored silk elastic for hose sup
porters, plain and with fancy frills,
in black and all colors, at 25c, 35c
and 45c a yard.,
Fancy needle books, in a large va
riety of styles and patterns, from
15c to $1.00 each.
Hose supporters and garters, put
up in fancy carton, made with rib
bon bows and fancy buckles, in
black and all colors, from 50o to
$1,711 a pair, -v
Scissor^ and shears) from 20c to
$1.00 a pajr^ i
Let TJncla Sam do your Christmas shop
ping for you. Order by mail and we will
take painstaking care in making selec
tions for you and forwarding the articles
promptly to their''destination.