A Sale Planned to Demonstrate the Alertness of This
Organization to Every Good Buying Opportunity That Exists
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Come with us to a little office?where big things happen. Buyers from all over the house
are assembled around a big table?planning?suggesting.
You hear, "We've got to give them the best values they ever heard of?makes no differ
ence what original costs were. Even if you buyers have to go a thousand miles to get the
right kind of seasonable merchandise, you've got to have it to offer the public in this sale."
In Women's Apparel
Women's All-Silk Taffeta Dresses, $10.75
Delightfully made, fresh, up-to-the-minute mod
els. In flounce and three-ruffle skirts; eton jacket and blouse
bodicea; some edged with velvet; others with self-embroid
Women's $10.00 Net Dresses, $4.85
Alluring- two and three tier models, in shades of tan
ecru: also all white, with the daintiest of lace trimmings;
crushed and pleated girdles of plain and Dresden silk ribbon.
Women's $12.50 & $15 Lingerie Dresses
Of sheer white voiles, elaborately garnltured with Irish
crochet lace flounces; others of crepe voiles and dainty or
gandies; trimmings of dainty laces, net and ribbon.
$12.50 & $15 Silk and Serge Dresses, $3.85
Odd lots that have sold down to a few of each style,
but all new and eminently desirable; also combinations of
silk and cloth, in colors and black.
Women's $7.98 Jap Silk Dresses, $5.75
Quaint new suspender models, with all lace bodice;
shirred hips, full flare skirts; navy, black and white.
Women's $24.50 Extra Size Suits, $9.90
Ideal styles for the hard-to-flt woman, of black and
navy serges, with guaranteed silk linings; smart plain
tailored models; sizes 89 to 53 bust measure.
Women's $34.50 & $39.50 Suits, $22.65
The season's most advance style ideas of silk poplins,
gabardines, worsteds, wool chuddah cloth, serges and pop
lins; all silk linings; shades of sand, putty, Belgian blue,
Russian green, navy and black and white checks.
Women's $19.50 Spring Suits, $11.75
A galaxy of models tailored from serges, poplins and
black and white checks. Coats are full silk lined; skirts are
in the full flare effect; unique trimming effects.
Women's $24.50 Suits, $15.85
Of high-grade silk poplins, wool poplins, black and
white checks and serges; belted coat models; also plain
tailored styles; all-silk linings and flare skirts.
Women's $17.50 & $19.50 Coats, $11.75
Belted and loose fitting styles, of poplins, serges and
cheviots; also black and white checks; all silk lined.
Women's $3.98 Corduroy Skirts, $2.65
Unusually becoming flare models, in shades of white,
putty and sand; with 2 pockets; detachable belts; trimmed
with pearl buttons; deep hems.
Women's and Misses' Corduroy Coats, $4.79
The newest coat craze, white, new rose, Tale blue, golf
Women's $1.98 Wash Skirts, $1.65
Both wide and narrow wale pique, gracefully tailored
In the full flare style; deep hem and 2 pockets.
Women's $2.98 Serge Skirts, $1.85
Made of a fine twill navy blue or black serge, with flare
bottoms; yoke or plain top.
Women's $7.98 & $9.50 Silk Skirts, $5.65
New spiral models of black taffeta and black and white
club checks; many with deep shirred hips.
In the Shoe Department.
Men's $5, $6 and $7 (j/?0 or
New Novelty Low Shoes
A "live wire" bargain, that's clearly up to every man's
expectations. Clean, fresh stocks. In novelties and all leath
ers, including gun metal and mahogany calf; some with
gray or fawn tops. All the newest lasts in a full range of
sizes and widths.
Men's $4.00 Shoes, $1.89
Low shoes, in mat calf and Russian calf leathers. Hlto
and English toes, leather or rubber soles. Broken range of
6izes, but all can be fitted.
Women's $4.00 Fancy Top Pumps, $229
Of bronze, dull and patent kid, with brown, white, gray,
tan, fawn and mustard tops of cloth and buck. Turn soles
In Cuban or Louis XV heels. Sizes 1 to 8 in all widths.
Women's $3 Low Shoes and Oxfords, 69c
Of tan, gun metal, patent suede, velvet and satin. With
welt soles, Cuban heels. Sizes 2V& to 4.
Women's $2.50 & $3 Low Shoes, $1.39
Of white buck, canvan and patent kid. Gray, tan and
mustard cloth backs. In all sizes and widths from 2 to 6
and A to E.
Misses' and Children's $1.50 Low Shoes, 69c
Made of white Sea Island duck and patent, dull, red and
tan kid. Good, stout leather soles. Broken sizes.
Boys' and Girls' $1.69 Play Shoes, 99c
Barefoot Play Shoes. Made of the best willow calf.
Extension soles. Sizes 6 to 1.
In Screens, Draperies,
Bedwear and Baggage.
15c Window Screens, 9c
Walnut-finished frames; height, 15 inches; adjustable to
most any size window.
27c Window Screens, 17Vzc
Walnut-finished frames; height, 24 inches; will flt most
$1.00 Screen Doors, 68c
Walnut-flnlshed frames. In six sizes; wired with beat
80c Bleached Sheets, 55c
Of extra heavy muslin; made without seams; hand torn
and ironed; size 81x90 inches.
50c Bleached Bed Sheets, 28c
Size 72x90 inches; made with welt seams and deep hem.
I2V2C Pillowcases, 7%c
Of heavy bleached muslin; size 42x36 Inches; finished
with deep hems.
49c Lengths of Madras Portieres, 29c
In lengths to match up into pairs. Green and olive
$8.00 Cowhide Suit Cases, $535 "
Also bags. Made of genuine cowhide with heavy strap
all around; Excelsior lock and catch; finished with shirt
fold and lined with linen.
$10.00 Dress Trunks, $7.98
Covered with durK; two heavy straps; Excelsior lock
and brass trimming anil steel rail top. Sizes 34 to 38 Inches.
In the Blouse Section
Women's Silk and Cotton Blouses, 83c
All-silk Blouses, In stripe effects; all-over embroidered
and plain styles; two-in-one collars; also voiles, In pretty
cluster tucks; lace-trimmed and flare collars.
$2.98 Crepe de Chine Blouses, $1.79
Embroidered and tailored styles; newst shades, Includ
ing flesh and white.
$4.98 & $5.98 Crepe and Lace Blouses, $3.45
Tailored and self-embroidered models; all new and ex
clusive In design and trimming; black and colors.
Women's $2.98 Lingerie Blouses, $1.85
Hemstitched, Embroidered and Lace-trimmed Blouses,
in a countless assortment of styles; all new and vastly be
LIVE WIRES in
Misses' and Girls' Apparel
Misses' and Juniors' $7.50 & $10 Coats, $4.85
Light weight black and white checks and novelty
weaves; also plain serges and cheviots; sizes 13 to 20 years.
Misses' and Juniors? $15 Suits, $7.98
Black and white checks, with silk peau de cygne lin
ings; full flare skirts; white pique collars and cuffs; 13 to
Misses? and Junior J $19.50 Suits, $11.75
Becomingly styled, of shepherd checks, serges, etc.;
navy blue, green, Belgian blue, tan and black.
Misses' and Juniors' $8.00 Silk Dresses, $5.75
Of black, navy and white Jap silk, with white lace
bodices; suspender styles; skirts with full shirred yokes;
14 to 20 years.
Girls' $5.98 Coats, $3.45
Club checks and plain cheviots and serges; novelty col
lars and cuffs; sizes 8 to 14 years.
Children's 69c Wash Dresses, 43c
Of ginghams, linenes and chambrays; a host of patterns;
sizes 2 to 6 years.
Children's $1.98 Lawn Dresses, $1.49
Cute French waist models, with dainty lace and ribbon
trimming; single and double ruffled skirts of embroidery;
sizes 2 to 6 years.
Children's 50c Rompers, 29c
Of serviceable chambrays;
sizes 2 to 6 years.
full cut and well made;
In Muslin Wear.
Women's 50c Night Robes, 29c
Of cambric, trimmed with neat embroidery edging; ki
mono and set-in sleeves; sizes 16 and 17.
Women's $1.00 & $1.25 Gowns, 79c
Of nainsook, crepe and cambric, elaborately trimmed
with lace and embroidery; extra sizes included.
Women's 75c Combinations, 50c
Made of fine cambric; drawer styles; trimmed with lacs
and neat embroidery; sizes 36 to 44.
Women's $1.50 & $1.75 Combinations, $1.00
Drawer styles, of fine quality nainsook, trimmed with
lace and embroidery; straight or circular styles; sizes It
Women's 39c Petticoats, 22c
Knee length, with ruffle and cluster of hemstitched
Women's 75c Petticoats, 50c
Of fine cambric, lace or embroidery trimming; all
Women's 39c Corset Covers, 22c
Of fine soft nainsook, trimmed front and back with lace
and embroidery; also wash ribbon.
Silk Camisoles, $1.00 to $3.00
Of fine crepe de chine, exquisitely made and trimmed
with laces; white and flesh color.
$1.50 & $2.00 House Dresses, $1.00
Adjustable styles that flt without alterations; materials
are fast color ginghams, chambrays and percale.
75c Corsets, 39c
Of good quality coutil, medium, low and high bust
styles; four hose supporters; all sizes.
$1.50 & $2.00 Corsets, 85c
Including W. B., Nuform, RAG and Thomson's Glove
fitting makes; medium and high bust; best grade coutil.
50c & 75c Brassieres, 37c
Embroidery and lace trimmed; fastened front or back;
De Bevoise and model makes; slightly mussed.
Women's 39c Drawers, 22c
Of soft finished cambric, with lace embroidery and
hemstitched ruffle; extra sizes included.
In Floor Coverings
$8.00 Wool and Fiber Rugs, $4.85
Size 9 by 12 feet; Hodge's famous make; In small all
over effects and medallion designs.,
6-by-9-ft. Jap Matting Rags, 93c
Handsome stenciled effects, In reds, blues, etc.; rich
oriental and medallion designs.
25c Cochin China Matting, Yard, 18c
Extra heavy quality, in various color effects?blues,
reds and greens.
32c Jap Matting, Yd., 21c
Heavy 220-warp Togo ?????
Jap Matting, in hand
some carpet effects;
$10 Deltox Grass
Size 9 by 15 feet, in
plain or stenciled de
signs; an extra special
Neck Ruffs of Maline, $lJ98
New Tork's newest fashion craze. Shown In black
and white combinations. ?Third Floor.
39c Bungalow Aprons, 25c
Of fast color gingham, piped In white. Fastens In
the back. ?Third Floor, Annex.
And right then and there you d decide not to let anything keep you away from Hechts'
Live Wire Sale. It s an original Hecht Sale Brent?that's not going to be affected by
either sunshine or showers. It starts tomorrow morning at half past eight with an augmented
force of salespeople. And here's the electrifying details.
A "Live Wire" Message to Men From
?fje %)omt of &ocietp Prattb ClotfjeS
$20.00, $22.50 and $25.00
^lris?tocrat = ic ui t g
Mark You. Gentlemen?this is the First
Sale of the Season in Famous Makes
"For this 'Live-wire Sale'?I want you to give
the men of Washington something extraordinary
in a value"?said the manager to the buyer of the
Society Clothes Shop?and he did?and here it is
?a value that'll crowd the Society Clothes Shop all
day tomorrow and Saturday.
The offering is of the finest clothes in the world?
the grtetocrat-ic make?hundreds of nifty suits that
sold regularly for $20, $22.50 and $25?all put in the
"Live-wire Sale" at $15.45. What's included? Every
thing that's stylish! Homespuns?Yacht Cloths?
Small Checks?Woven Stripes?Overplaids?and Dark
Grays?in those incomparably smart iHriSftOCTStMC
models. Get in early?there'll be some selling here
In Women's Furnishings
Women's 25c Vests, 12x/zc
Of fine lisle thread and sheer ribbed cotton. Taped
with linen at neck and armholes.
Women's 35c and 50c Vests, 25c
Vests of fine ribbed cotton and mercerized lisle; both
plain and lace-trimmed styles.
Women's 89c Sixteen-button Gloves, 65c
Made of fine quality silk; snug fitting and finished with
reinforced finger tips. White and black only.
Women's $1 to $1.50 Silk Hose, 65c
Full-fashioned thread silk with garter tops; double
soles, heels and toes. Black and all the new colors to match
the novelty colored footwear.
Women's 25c Lisle Thread Stockings, 12V*c
Woven without a seam, with double garter tops, soles,
heels and toes. Fast black. Sizes 8% to 10. Also out sizes.
Women's 50c Silk Boot Stockings, 29c
Seconds of the 50r kind: mad# full fashioned, with Hale
thread tops, double soles, heels and toes. Black, white and
the new shoe shades.
Infants' and Children's Sox, pair, 9c
Imported Cotton Sox, made to retail at 12V2C to 15c a
pair. White with novelty and plaid tops. Various colors.
Women's 50c to $1 Union Suits, 35c
Of fine, sheer cotton. In regular and extra sizes; also fine
ribbed lisle; In regular and extra sizes.
Women's $1.50 Glove-Silk Underwear, $1.10
Vests only. In shades of pink and white. A luxurious
garment, made of heavy Lorraine silk. Can be laundered
as easily as a handkerchief.
In Trimmed and Untrimmed Hats.
For $3 & $4 Trimmed Hats
Smartly trimmed with velvet ribbon,
quills and flowers.
For $4 and $5 Trimmed Hats
In all the leading shades and black and
For $5 to $8 Trimmed Hats
Of fine leghorns, mllans, etc., trimmed
with owl's head, wing, flowers, velvet rib
bon and quills.
For $8 to $10 Trimmed Hats
Black and white effects; some with
transparent brims, flowers and feathers.
For $10 & $15 Trimmed Hats
Beautifully trimmed Leghorns; exclu
sive models with chiffon brims and facing
of crepe; colors and all white.
$4 & $5 Genuine Panamas, $1.98
All new large shapes?no seconds?of genuine South
American Panama. All styles of crowns.
$1.98 Sailor Shapes, 79c
Large Flat Sailor Untrimmed Hats in black and white;
also white with black flange.
In Men's Furnishings.
Men's $1.00 and $1.25 Shirts, 49c
Broken lines from various sources; shirts of madras
and percale, In a large variety of patterns; soft and laun
dered cuffs. -
Men's $1.50 and $2.00 Neglige Shirts, 95c
Coat models with French cuffs. Made of silk stripe mad
ras, woven madras, pongee, etc. New summer colors.
Men's $3 & $3.50 Silk and Linen Shirts, $2.35
Also silk and fiber, in bold and conservative patterns.
Beautifully made and finished.
Men's $4.50 & $5.00 Silk Shirts, $3.45
Of heavy tub silks. In a splendid variety of stripes, in
wide and narrow effects. A luxurious shirt at a most un
usual price. Sizes 14 to 17.
Men's Night Shirts, 45c
Made of Fruit of the Loom Muslin, with neatly trimmed
neckbands. Regular and extra sizes.
Men's $1.00 to $2.00 Pajamtu, 75c
Full and generously cut from fine quality madras, per
cale and pongee, trimmed with silk frogs.
Men's 25c and 35c Underwear, 19c
Including balbriggan. nainsook and mesh fabrics.
Short sleeve and sleeveless shirts, ankle and knee length
d ra we rs
Men's 39c & 50c Athletic Underwear, 29c
Sleeveless shirts and knee-length drawers; made of
plaid madras and cool checked nainsook.
Men's 75c & $1.00 Athletic Union Suits, 45c
Including Vlndex and other good makes. Of good qual
ity madras and nainsook. All have the famous closed crotch.
Men's $1.00 to $1.50 Union Suits, 65c
Athletic styles, including the famous Otis ribbed lisle
and other well known makes, in madras, pongee and nain
Men's 29c Silk Hose, pair, 19c
Of silk and silk and fiber,
other famous advertised brands.
Including Onyx, Esco and
Double heels and toes.
In Men's and Boys' Hats.
Men's $2.00 Straw Hats, $1.35
Routrh Sennits, Smooth Mllans and Macklnaws?splc,
span new goods.
Men's $3.00 Straw Hats, $1.85
All our regular imported and domestic Straw Hats.
Correct to an eyelash.
$5 & $6 South American Panamas, $3.75
In all the latest shapes.
Finest of South American
Panamas. Not seconds,
but perfect goods.
& $2 Hats, 95c
Soft-brim M i 1 a n s.
Novelty Straws, in all
the smartest shapes.
Men's 19c Lisle Hose, pair, 14c
6 pairs for 75c
In black, white and colors. Woven with high spliced
heels and double soles.
Men's 50c and 55c Silk Ties, 25c
Larnre flowing-end effects, in a gorgeous assortment of
colors and patterns; also the popular De Joinville Ties.
Men's 25c and 50c Leather Belts, 19c
Of selected leather, in black and tan. Sizes 32 to 40.
Various style buckles.
In Boys' Clothing.
Boys' $7.50 to $10.00 Norfolk Suits, $5.65
With Two Pairs of Pants
All-wool fabrics In plaids, stripes and checks. In a
variety of new Norfolk models. There's a splendid showing
of the popular gray shades; sizes 6 to 18 years.
Boys' $7.50 Blue Serge Suits, $4.95
With Two Pairs of Pants
Strictly all-wool blue serge suit, warranted absolutely
sun and rain proof. Pants are full lined and peg top; sizes
6 to 17 years.
Boys' Two-pants Norfolk Suits, $1.98
Former prices, $3.50 and $4.00. In shades of gray, blue
and tan. In stripe and plain color effects; newest Norfolk
models, sizes 6 to 17 years.
Boys' Two-pants Norfolk Suits, $3.65
Former prices, $5.00 and $6.00. Of all-wool fabrics, in
gray, tan mixtures; Norfolk styles; pants are full cut and
finished with reinforced seams; sizes 6 to 18 years.
Boys' $1.50 & $2.00 Wash Suits, 79c
Made of high-grade galatea, madras, percales and
chambrays, in the prevailing and most becoming styles, such
as middy, sailor and little Holland; sizes to 10 years.
Boys' 50c & 75c Knee Pants, 37c
Made of serviceable khaki cloth, in shades of tan and
olive; also cloth mixtures, in gray, blue and brown; sizes ?
to IS years.
50c Blouses, 29c
Including the famous Bell Brand make, with attached
and detached collars; made of light and dark colored
madras and percales; sizes 6 to It years. Extra heavy.
Boys' 25c Overalls, 17c
Of blue denim, finished with bib and pockets; sizes 3
to 15 years.
Women's 50c Gloves, 28c
Two-clasp style. In fine quality silk and washable
chamolsette; silk and lisle. White, black and colors.
Boys' 25c Blouse Waists, 12Y2c
Neatly made of striped and figured percales and
madras; sizes 4 to 12 years. ?First Floor.
$LW Salt Cases,
MM* ?f fiber aad
straw nwtttne, B la
deep. M in. W.
brass lock and
with lock sad brass
ed catches. 12 to 18
in. sizes. Stout
?o rang. of tlscs
rormT prices, 50c
to $1.00. Percales
Ckndy strtpa ef
fects; t w o-l a-o a e
collars; lose tiaras.
Of to!lea, esco rUfcf
and Materia. Blaai
84 to 44.
Of measallnea aad
taffetas. In all the
and $1.25 Wash
Of pique and rep:
detachable belts and
trimmed with large
Soarl buttons; splen
Of ratine, full flare
pleated styles, with
9 by 12 Rag
$8.75; woven in the
colore, with end bor
dera.?Fourth Floor, i
27 by 54 Inch
Stenciled Jap Mat
ting Rug*. In beau
tiful oriental effects.
Of fast-coior. wash
Able materials, in
blue, white and tsn
2 to 0 years.
$1 & $15* Boys
3 for $LM
and $1.50. Scores of
patterns, in Russlas
styles; 2V4 to 7
years. First Floor.
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