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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. MARCH IS, 1904.
granm5adr F5i2 "57. LOUIS WILL BE A CENTER OF FASHION DURING 7i COMING SPRING AND SUMMER, 1904." We, z consequence, 'cipciic an unprecedented demand J or better merchandise, and have made taraiions accordingly. OCR STOCK AT PRESENT WILL INVOICE CLOSE TO ONE MILLION DOLLARS. It ? (presents a style shozu second to none west of the Mississippi, and you can rest assured that the same standard of prices that has won for this store an enviable reputation for value-giving will be continued. d88kVinffil VI7 i" A&AJfflmmLsam mt u I II 111 1 1 i 1111 m IlA III I hi xm UfMmmA m I f 1M i 1M fl I hi .a in i ti i ti'itu j i i nnir"Jit k - . ibijh i rj H fli Ml 4 WmVHSSSEB BBM 3 8 i Mil v AMSSA V A llflV Mwf'U a ass I 1 V mCWM Ml jMMmmmzWM &wmmm jfl-JilW fa m M TOs. 75c'TrMlS2: ksT SSJL "B Ssi Tft " Wi i-eSSa h7 $1.59 2.50 We announce for Monday and Tuesday March Fourteenth and Fifteenth, Our Formal Spring Opening OF MILLINERY. lutherttattve one. "EMBRACING the cleverest Parisian modes and our ozvn matchless crea tions, a display that mirrors the ideas of the Jamed fashion authorities. Your presence is solicited. Opening Sale of Silks. 7E ARE simply voicing: the sentiment of our patrons -when ivc say we have the best selected stock of desirable silks in the city and te by far the lowest prices. For example: s forShirt-Wgjst Suits in tli popular shadei, small neat designs dots, warp prints, checks, itripes, etc.; weaves are Louisinei, tffcUs, Pean dc Cygnes and Satin Foulards jlcndid Talues at. per yard. Kmliroldercil PnucM, smill ored embroidered figures flD i dots. 24 Inches zJOC le yard J Imported Pointer, dyed In ons. France, white and colored unds. medium Cs jrcs 17 Inches tJLs le-yard " v Crepe lie Chine, all colors, hiding white, cream flO, I black-JI.23 grade jfoC peclal yard Colored Popllnn. silk and ol. In na. cadet, brown, tan. unpagne. tho new plain cream d black- (tf OP Inches wide Jyj .&j Jfevr Memiallnr, plain solid colore light and dark shade, also black, icry soft and brlUUnt. the very latest wea'e, made In Switzerland 21 inches wide retails universally at JLDO a jard our price Jfeir Black Taffeta, 42 inches wide. heavy rustling Kind $1.75 grade per jard tv DIael Ien de Sole, double face, 36 inches wide J2.C0 quality our price per yard AeTr Black Crepe de Chine, verr wiuo us incnesi, two excellent grades. per yard Ji.ss and..., We announce for Monday and Tuesday, March Fourteenth and Fifteenth, Our Formal Spring Opening OF WOMEN'S APPAREL. AN exhibit embracing hundreds of the cleverest ideas of the season products of the world's renowned designers and makers, a collection far surpassing any previous exhibit, every mode an RECEPTION and EVENING GOWNS, ELABORATE PARIS WAISTS, STUNNING STREET COSTUMES, SWELL TAILORED COATS, TAILORED SUITS, extreme ideas, SHIRT-WAIST SUITS, exclusive ideas, EXQUISITE CARRIAGE WRAPS, WASH WAISTS, clever conceptions. 'T'HE correct fashions in Suits and Coats for Misses and Children will also receive their first show- in" Monday and Tuesday. y vu'y Stylish Fabrics for Spring. AN assemblage of dress stuffs bound to bring- the reputation of this department on a par with the lace section we couldn't put it much stronger, could we? To make opening da' a great buying day we offer the following: $3.00 Black Broadcloths at $2.00 a Yard. A special purchase permit of this offering. Chiffon finish black Broadcloth, soft and light weight, absolutely spotproof and waterproof, sponged and shrunk, eyery yard guaranteed, 52 inches wide, the $3.00 quality, special Monday, per yard. $2.00 Flake Bouretle 52 inches wide, pure wool, in bnmn and white, blue and white and black and white mixed grounds, with camel (h f O t llih no elty lmJO hair flako, .i ery suiting, yard.. OUR outside of St. for it to-day. TJiis Costume Sketched in Our Cloak Department. SPRING AND SUMMER CATALOGUE FOR 1004 should be in every househola . Louis. During the season it will be the means of saving a good round sum. Mailed tree. Write Flake Armureoi inches wide, pure ool, in ule of finest Au-trallan yarn, ready sponged and shrunk. In light and dark mixed groundx. with self-colored camel hair Q f Tfi flakes, splendid for coat J)J ttjlj suits, yard Crepe Eollenne -16 inches wide, silk warp, a line, soft, clinging fabric, guaran- (f f ) teed fast black, will not pull. tblttjU best grade, jard Bug Mistrel 43 inches wide, pure wool, made of finest Australian yarn, light and dirk shades, alio black, one of tho (p f sy g' mobt stj llsli weaves this season J) J mij baa produced for women u drciscs.... Variegated Twine IS inches wide, extra heavy hard-twisted thread, similar to Twlno Ktamlne, light and dark f Tfi larlegated colorings, entirely olmSJ new weave, yard Ksob Eollenne 44 inches wide, silk warp, i ery soft and clinging, in all the light and tinted grounds, with self-colored flakes for evening cotumes. also dark shades and black, for street wear, jard --- Knob EtamlnexXl wool, extra hard twisted yarn, warranted fast black, will ftt-g fQ not sag. shades for street and tOlmjfO evening costumes, yard. Novelty EtamlaeiS inches wide, pure wool, light and dark mixed grounds, plaid (t1 Ci Q effects overshot with white flakes, fhj.zfO new and stylish, best grade, yard.... $1.25 '4.50 Silk Reefers $2.98. (Second Floor.) "'HILDItEN'S three-duarteT-lcngth - Ileefers, of black peau de sole, made, lth largo round cape, pouch sleeves.tum rer cuffs, box back, beautifully trimmed lth silk soutacho braid, laco medallions 3d fancj buttons; $4 50 values; P O? zes 2 to 5 years sale pco....v'" $6.95 Silk Petticoats $5.00 (Second Floor.) fX70ME?TS Petticoats of extra heavy rustling taffeta silk, black and col ors, cut full with two deep -ruffles, each finished with two rows of hemstitching and dust ruffle; splendid values at j?tZ )! 6.S-speclal Jlonday &tJ,UU FASTEST-GROWING STORE IN AMERICA. $1.50 Wash Waists 98c. (Second Tloor.) WOMEN'S White Wash Waists of flno quality Persian lawns; fronts fin ished with cluster of narrow tucks and hemstitched: tucked back, pouch sleees; also White Imported Mercerized Cloth Waists, finished with wide pleats Qiin $150 values-special for Monday.. .Vls Dress and Walking Skirts (Second Floor.) SPBCIAIj offering of Women's Dress and Walking Skirts, two styles of each: materials are cheviots, fancy mix tures, broadcloths and etamlncs; tho dress skirts aro neatly trimmed, walking skirts plainly tailored: SS.50. tl.00 and (JV Q C $7.50 values special Monday.. ..P St. Louis9 est "Lace Store" eplcto with the newest novelties for ng and Summer. ere is not an Individual In ths city will argue tho question about this b's pre-cmlncnco when It comes to s. and when wo stato that the lace trtment this season has a broader va r of all classes of goods by fully 50 ient.' compared with any prctlous sea i It. speaks olumcs for the excellence ur varieties. lere is not a famed lace center on the e that our representatives do not . For that reason we show immenso itlons, the most exquisite productions. T stock of real laces includes Point Ilqucs. Irish Crochet, A'lencon, Duch Chantllly, Point Marquise, etc autiful Hand Embroideries, exquisite gns, many matched sets. md Embroidered Waist Patterns, ran : in price up to ?2.1.00. Old Embroidered Suit Patterns, 725.00 10.00. miner Robes of Washable Materials, X0 to $75.00. ce Itobes in Iaerre, Oriental. Chantil Point A'lencon and Real Point Ap le, If 18.00 to $225.00. angled Robes, in all the delicate les, 915.0O to 9100.OO. liars. Berthas, etc., of exquisite laces, O to $73.00. e latest Ideas in Veilings, Made Veils, nes, etc, up to $3.0(1. comprehensive display of the newest s In Neckwear, Collar and Cuff Sets, prices up to ? 0.00. ule of Perfumes large consignment Just received from noted Trench perfumer, Violets (pro iced vee-o-lay). on special sale Mon as follows: ' st Perfume. li-oz. bottle, 1.25. et Perfume, 2U-oz. bottle, 91.7s. St Toilet Water, medium size, $1.00. et Toilet Water, per ounce, 30c. tese Perfume, per bottle, $2.75. tese Perfume, per ounce, $1.30. tese Toilet Water, per bottle, $2.00. se Perfume, lU-oz. bottle, $1.25. se Perfume, per ounce, 70c. so Toilet Water, medium size, $1.00. se Toilet Water, per ounce, 30c. t quality Soaps, 20c. quality Shaving Stick, 35c. 1 quality Cream, 22c. t quality Floating Bath Soap, 22c ese are the finest grades of toilet nr s on the market to-day. Hdren's Mackintoshes. (Basement.) lldrcn's Mackintoshes, cape style, in r blue only, and not a complete line "zes lengths run from 40 to 52 Inches are tho regular $2.2! line special for Boys9 Spring Clothing. 'THE new fashions in clothing: for boys will be found in a splendid rariety on Third Floor. We have a well-selected stock, cm- uracing' every late weave and style. Our $4.50 lino of Boys' Suits is of fered Monday at a special price it would be wlso to select a new suit for Easter from this assort mentIt is comprised of all tho newest Norfolk styles, made up of the choicest fab- ft. y c rlcs. sizes 3 to 12Af..i)f years-Special W'S1S Children's Novelty Suits, Russian styles with Eton or sailor col lars, Blouse Sailor Suits with bloomer pants, pretty tans, sea green, royal blue and red, 3 to 8 years $5.00 values rt 1 lTf rffly! $3.50 K handsome line of Single-Breasted Suits with belt to match all tho latest colors and materials also double-breasted styles sizes 8 to 16-1 ears $5.00 values (t J ff -Special tb4. UU Monday .V Annual Sale of Notions. THERE Is no necessity of pointing out tho great benefits of thl-) occasion. Tho prices speak for themsehes and they speak quite forcibly, too. A glance at '.hem will conilnco jou that It is an opportuno time for Notion buying. Black .Silk Thrend C 100-yard spools all b letters from 8 to 10 Monday C-S 1 niniili fnr '' IviiitrH Mmlilne Tli rend Black or white all numuers- frntn S In Id Monday tjri .1 .....nl, fn. tW - I.w... .... Trench HnMlnir ''I........I DT.nl er-' white, COO-jard spools i fioni S to 10 ! Monday C 1 Miinol for t''i Bent qnallty Illnck .Serrlns: SHU M1W Carter Tlnotle Plain and fancy 1-ounce spools OO, O, A, B worth ri0c frilled all oolorb Vyard lengths a spool ?'-' worm ae cacn IHr rr n. Sale of Hair Ornaments. THE Leominster Comb Co. of Leominster. Mass.. sold us 200 dozen sample Combs at a great discount. The lot will be placed on sale Monday at half price and less. There are fancv mounted back and side Combs, cllt nnd pearl mournings in nunareus or amereni laeas; (join Da are an nrst quality, nneiy nnisncu; tno values range from 73c to $2.00 choice of the lot Monday '39c Jewelry Specials. SPECIAL Three Waist Pins S and two Hat Pins mounted on card, new military ef fect C?c value 1 per set Military Waist3 Sets, three pins Be.-fd Neck Chains. beads, Roman or finish, full AOr- Gold large bright sizes 3Sc values IOC """My Hat JQC Military Stock Pins 10c 10c 3 for $1.00 each Brniiktv'M Machine Thread Black or white 100 yards all numbers per Epool 2c, ?J- dozen -lt' Broadimy Linen Thrend Equal to any all numbers black or white worth 90c a dozen spool A Zr 4c per dozen ""' Stockinet Drens Shields Some with slight stains, tho balance perfect on rale as follows: Sizs 2 and 3, worth IZc a pair per dozen pairs 50c per pair "" I.lKht-WclKht Inlniiook Cmereit llrrsa Shield All sizes worth 15e and 20c a pair also flno Gum Shields, Coered with Nalnook they have ellght imperfections regular prices, lSe, 20c and 23c a pair Sale Price, per dozen pairs, Or- 85c per pair '-"' Cottnn Tvrlll Tape Several sizes In 3 yard rolls I0c per dozen .... Jtsf Twilled Cotton Tape All sizes, 12 yard rolls worth C-lOc-at ott Clilnexe or Dutch Tunc All sizes, best quality worth 5c roll C- 3 rolls for ul Urns. I'Ins Assorted sizes In f each' paper 3 iinper tor"1' Snteen Tape Mcnsnres (0 Inches long 2 for Be "?r per dozen ti 1'ln Cnlien Black Pins, with black and colored heads worth 7 r 10c and l"ic at -t' Silk IlrKlncr for skirt bands fancy styles worth 10c and C 13c jard at UK Skirt Ilrnld-Star brand, full width. 5 yards long all colors per dozen Q. rolls, $l.uo-per roll -"' Satin Pad Hook-on Hose Supporters Fancy webbing worth 30c "?r apair-at uu 5c at Slercerlxeit Thrend For embroidering, crochet, knitting and fancj- work high luster all colors large balls worth 5c each Salo Price C 2 for " ev llcrcerlzed Corset Lace 3 ff)f jMTds long worth 9o at Ilrl Bull nml Socket I'nsleners for plackets black and whito 2 dozen Best -Mckel-lMatcil Snfety X'lns nil sizes gross, Of. 35c dozen " Slllivnrd's or Archer Haiid-Scvrini; ecille all numbers dozen 3-. papers. 35e each "' Slnclilneeeillex All kinds and makes per dozen papers, CZr. .".lie-each "v "(irnnd-I.cnder" Hooks nml Eyes All brass wire, black or white, all Qf. sizes 15c gross card of 2 dozen .ut 1'ln Sheet Containing CO pins, black and colored heads for belt pins, etc per dozen sheets. An 45c each TiirIIkIi Tullleil Tnpe First quality blue label all widths, 10 j-ards In roll per dozen, Oi Me each P Tnhnlnr Shoe Laces Good qualltj. 4-4, 5-4 and 0-4 lengths Iflr per dozen pairs ji Invisible Hairpins Per hot lc Ulnek Ennmeleil Tins In fancy metal butterfly box Iflr- 3 boxes for "' Hose Supporters Fancj- Trilled Side Hose Supporters, all colors Qr worth 13c a pair at '-" Tinest quality Taney Trilled All-Silk Elastic Side Hose Supporters Best made, beautiful patterns and stjles of French webbing, all colors absolutely perfect worth un to 43c Ifin a. nalr nhnipp .-'' ' New Spring Gloves. A COMPLETE line of the correct fashions and shades, all thoroughly reliable makes. We are s-ole St. Louis njrents for tlio celebrated Perrlnc Ivid (ilovcs eouie in two and three clasp lciiRths. newest shades of tan, mode, beaver, brow 11, red, gray, pearl, champagne, blue, green, white nnd black; every pair war lanted and litted Qf rfk price tOl.OU Women's French Kid Gloves, In black, mode, brown, tan and white, new wide embroidered back, either black or self-color, fastened with two large clasps. A lot we secured at a special price 1.30 values on .ffJ.T. $1.00 Evcrj" Pair warranted and fitted. www y Women's French Undressed Kid Gloves, in pearl, white, mede and beaver, two large pearl clasps, new wide embroidery su.i. quaniy special Monday, per pair Every pair warranted and fitted. l 1'IUSJ.IS, UKlVl $1.00 I Women's Stylish Footwear JHE correct styles and leathers for Spring and Summer 1904. Women's hand-turned Ide-il kid patent leather Shoes. In but ton nii lnr-p. new- Tooasco toe. uinan, ramiiui mm I.ouls heclc. Identical stales and quali ties sold by exclusive shoe stores for $3 00 and $0 00 on sale it Grand Leader for Women's hand-turned spring Shoes. In kid and patent kid slock. Ilgnt weiteu soles, very new unu vtu i.aijca. stjles and grades j-ou .-ill require to pay $3.3) and $1 00 for on sale here at A special purchase of women's- shoes of fine kid and patent coltPKin, nanu-sowpti, ouiiun aiwiatt-tiftuituuiu kjw saving on sale Monday tne lot Is cool prised of $3.00. 3.50 and $4 00 values a complete line of sizes choice l, muiiiLry uuu $3.98 1 and patent kid d swell shapes. $2.98 e kid and patent cured at a great $1.95 sie of Smyrna Rugs Through an unusual circumstance we secured the entire stock of Stmyrna Rugs of a leading manu facturer; the amount we saved on the deal enables us to offer theoi to you at less than the manufactur er' cott. There are three sizes and as many as a hundred different patterns in all beantiful Oriental, floral and geometrical designs; all are reversi ble. The saving should prompt those in need of floor coverings to come early Monday. Smyrna Rugs, size Gfi 7 S 9xl2ft.;worth $15. atJ)i 5 Smyrna Rugs, size O & f( 6x9 ft.; worth $8, lax.ipO. UU Smyrna Rugs, 30x60 QQ, inches; worth $1.53; iocZrOC Sheets-o-Muslins. Ready-Made Sheets Hemstitched and full bleached. 90x90 inches worth fully 80c jw from 8 to 10 at7....j Q Pillow Cors-Beady-made, slzo 42i38 Inches, full bleached -t - worth 15c each fJC ShtetlaxXjockxrooi Mills, unbleich ed. 0-4 wide, good he&vy 11 qua lity worm 27Hc a ZlIC yard, at .vw Pillow Casts Hemstitched, full bleach ed slzo 4.'z36 Inches 1 worth Ibo each, .C Bleachid M.tlia "Pride of the West," 7l2C fine goods, yard wide Migbtly milt stained 15c grade, per yard White Goods. SVhite Waistings Fine Mercer ized Light Weight Waist- Q ings, J5c grade, per yard 7t White Waistings Mercerized, the very lateit novelties, imitation of embroidered figures; something entirely new TO- $1.00 grade per yard. . . . U5?L 3 O'Clock Spsclal. Monday at S o'clock we will place on sale one case of finest import ed mercerized White Madras Waisting, medium weight, suit able for early spring wear; beau tiful floral designs, superb qual ity, excellent stjlcs; good's worth 33c a yard on salo at, -t j per yard 1 tJU No mall or phone orders filled. Iew Wash Goods. Duck SkinlBg- hcavy quality - -Linen Colored, worth 10c a yard Irom 8 to 10, per yard. 5c Scotch Suiting Good quality, all kinds of mixtures, resemble fy wool suitings; 15c grade, yd. i'C ChambraysVzncj woven, fine lace striped; 32 in.wide; yXZr 15c grade, per yard ....a -L Lawns Silk and linen mixed, fine imported goods, champagne col ors; beautiful assortment tf Qr of stripes; 35c grade, yd. AZsLs Organdies Fancy printed, fine French goods, latest combina tion of colorings, 30c Qr' grade, per yard .....A Zss Imp. Wash Fabrics Our department of high-class wash fabrics is located on the main floor ear the elevators Tho 'ariety of wcacs shown gives this store tho distinction of being pre-eminently headquarters for fine wash goods. Voile Sextette 28 inches wide, solid colored grounds, with plaid and striped effects, also mixed grounds with contrasting colored Hakes: resembles wool material; splendid for shirt-waist "J C-, suits per yard JiO Klota Silk 28 inches wide, silk warp, closelv resembling pongee, but will launder better: in plain col ors, including Nile green, navy blue, n. light blue, gray, champagne, reseda, natural pongee QCZn color and black per yard...?tl' Cord Jacqueline 25 inches wide, a silk-warn fabric, resembling silk crepe. In plain colors of white, dah lia, pink, JJllo green, champagne and black. embroidered In slIk-ZQ of samecolor per yard tJl March Sale Housewares All the housekeepinir utensils that the most exacting house wife can devise. Thousands of different sorts are here to-day at March prices, and that means that regular Grand-Leader low prices have been greatly scaled down. Household Sundries. Sheet Iran Roasting Pans, 10x15, loe. Long handle Wool Dusters, l)Sc. Turkey Feather Dusters, It-Inch. lBc. Stcp-Ladders, 6 ft, with bucket shelf, 40e. Meat Board, 10c. Floor Mop, 15c. Pastry Board, 10c. Whisk Broom, 10c. nolllng Pin, 8c. Chamber Pall, 25c. Dust Pan, 5c. Aluminum Paint, 15c. Hair Dust Brush, 10c. Paper Napkins, 100 for 5c. Floor Paint, quart, 23c. Bread Box. japanned, 30c Flour Bin, 60-pound, COc. Flour Sifters, Hunter's. 7c. Foot Tub, Japanned, 35c. Carpet Broom, three-sewed, 15c. Salt Box, wood. 10c. Mixed Paint, quart, 23c. Blssell's Sweeper, "Crown Jewel," '-"5. Toilet Paper, roll 3c. Floor Brush, 40c. Crepe Paper, 5c. Brown Jug Filter 55c Waffle Iron. 50c. Carpet Beater, 10c Steel Fry Pan, 25c. Cash Boxes, 35c Garden Bake, 15c. Slaw Cutter, 15c. Steel Spad, 45c. Japanned Trays, 10c. Garden Hoe, 10c. Garment Hanger, 3c. Wall Paper Cleaner, 10c. Laundry Wants Mascot Soap, 10 bars for 17c. Scouring Soap, 2c. t Galvanized Iron Wash Tub, 40c. Valley Folding Clothes Bar, S feet. 45c , Curtain Stretchers, "Never Sag," 70c Clothes Pins, 5 dozen for 6c. j Wash Board, 15c. Clothes Pole, 15c , Willow Clothes Basket, 40c. ; Willow Hampers, odd styles, 91.25. ' Ironing Board. 5 feet, 45c. " 1 Water Pall, galvanized iron. 10c. Wash Boilers, No. 9, copper bottom. 70c Wash Bench, folding, 00c. Scrub Brush, 5c Sad Irons, pound, 4c. Mrs. Potts's Irons, nickel-plated, set 70c Wringer, wood frame, 1-year guarantee, 91.1&. Washing Machine. White Lily, ?.BO. Aluminum Utensils. (SEE DEMONSTRATION.) Berlin Sauce Pans: 1 qt 55c, 2 qt. 68c, 3 qt. 85c, 4 qt. ?1. Lipped Sauce Pans: 1 pint 20c, 2qt..CBc, 4 qt. M5c. 5 qt. USc. Pudding Pan: 1 qt. 35c, 2 qt. 50c, S qt. GOc, 5 qt. 75c Coffee Pot: 1 qt. 1?1.50, 2 qt. $1.75, 3 qt. 1.05. Preserving Kettle: 4 qt. S5c, 6 qt. $1, 8 qt. $1.20, 10 qt. 1-50. Rice Boilers: 1 qt. 81.23, 2 qt. 81.05, 3 qt. 81JM. 4 qt. f&2. Tea Kettles: 5 qt. 82J83, 6 qt. $3.1G, 7'4 qt. 83.15. Tea. JPots: 1 qt. St.85. 2 qt. ?2.10, Z qt 92.35. day. In basement, $1.48. - 'Ml . - Ifll '" - ' - V ... -MW MMMMMnm-T--in miriMiiraJMMBMg"rT--''lg -. -,-. .. .-.