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He Turns Up In San Fran
How He Startles the Missing:
Man's Friends.
Mrs, Hanchette and Her Mother See
the Man.
Even Hanehette's Children Think He Is
Their Father—A Peculiar Case
of Resemblance.
H. J. Hanchette, tbe missing secre
tary of the Los Angeles chamber of com
merce, has a double in this city, says
the San Francisco Chronicle of Sunday,
who for several weeks has created no
end of trouble for the friends and rela
tives of the absentee.
Hanchette disappeared in May last at
Chicago, where he had gone as manager
of the California Citrus fair. Since then
Mrs. Hanchette and her two children
have been residing in this city with her
parents, Dr. and Mrs. Edgar M. Griffith.
Mrs. Hanchette came here originally to
investigate what looked like a most
promising clew. An insane man had
been arrested at Woodstock, 111., Han
chette's birthplace and old home. From
photographs and descriptions sent to
this city there was for a time every
reason to believe that the Woodstock
man was none other than the missing
Hanchette. Then, just as the wiie was
about to go east to identify her husband,
word came that the captive had been
positively recognized as an escaped in
mate of the Elgin, 111., asylum.
Then began Mrs. Hanehette's experi
ences in San Francisco. They have been
trying in the extreme, and a woman of
less patience and endurance could not
have stood them. Hanehette's double
appeared here.
One day the children returned from a
Visit to a friend in the neighborhood.
"Mamma, oh mamma! We have seen
paia!" they cried. Mrs. Hanchette was
all attention, and listened eagerly to the
children's story. It was that a man re
sembling in every detail their father had
passed them by in the street. They ran
up to him and called him "papa," but
he passed on without heeding them. The
children were certain it was their father
whom they had accosted, and could not
account for his strange conduct.
' A few nights later a telephone message
woke Dr. Griffin from his slumbers.
"Come down and identify Hanchette,"
was the message. The doctor loit no
time in getting down town to a well
known saloon. Sure enough, there,
talking to tbe bar tender, was a man the
very image of bis missing son-in-law.
Qnly when Dr. Griffith heard the voice
did the illusion disappear.
"From his appearance alone," said
i)r. Griffith, "I could never have been
convinced that man was not Hanchette,
but as soon as he spoke every vestige of
the resemblance seemed to fade away in
an instant."
The bartender had engaged the
Stranger in conversation and held him
there on various pretexts until the doc
tor could arrive. Then the stranger de
parted, not even leaving his name.
Only a day or two after this Mrs.
Hanchette was riding in a McAllister
street cable car. There sat her husband
opposite her. For a moment she could
not speak, only glare at the mau to
whom she longed to say "husband."
But when the power of speech returned
to her and she arose to accost the
stranger he turned to a friend and began
speaking. Then she knew it was not
her husband, but the shock had been
a terrific one to her, and she immedi
ately ieft the car and returned home.
' Again, Mrs. Griffith and Mrs. Han
chette were crossing Golden Gate avenue
at McAllister street. A light carriage
dashed by, driven by a bearded, hand
some-looking man who gave both ladies
a start. The wife called out and made
as though she would run after the ve
hicle. Then she remembered her ex -
perionce in the street car and gave in to
the assurances of her mother that it
would be folly to attempt to stop the
rapidly disappearing carriage. To this
hour, though, neither lady iB entirely
convinced that the driver of the vehicle
was not the missing husband.
John Laws, a Clay-street commission
merchant, thinks he knows Hanchette
as well as any man. One day last week,
in a saloon under the Merchants' Ex
change, he found himself shoulder to
shoulder with a man whom he knew
mast be Hanchette.
"Hello, old man!" said Mr. Laws,
grasping the stranger by the arm.
"Why, where have you been keeping
yourself, Hanchette?"
Explanations followed. It was not
Hanchette, and now John Laws is not
so very certain that he knows anybody
or anything. "I could have sworn that
was Hanchette," said he to a Chronicle
reporter the other day. "If I ever run
across him again I'll make him give an
account of himself. If he's not Han
chette I'll make him tell me why he
ain't and who he is. I should have
questioned the man then, but I was so
astonished that he did not recognize me
that I almost lost my head."
There are numerous other instances of
the friends and relatives of Hanchette
in this city being misled by the remark -
able likeness of this double to the miss
ing man. A few nights ago, it is said,
this man who lookg like Hanchette went
into the Palace hotel grillroom and or
ered iuncheon. Several persons re
marked his resemblance to Hanchette,
but no one accosted him.,
That tired feeling is entirely overcome by
Hood's Sarsparilla. which creates an appetite,
rouses the liveT, cures headache, and gives re
newed strength and vigor to the whole body.
Be sure to get Hood's SarsapariUa, which is
peculiar to itsell. Sold by all druggists.
The World's Most Famous Hotel.
The liberal commutation rate an
nounced by the Coronado hotel man
agement, covering one week's board and
room, including also tbe fare to and
from that famous hostelry by the Santa
F6 coast line route and Coronado beach
railways, is attracting a good many vis
itors to that delightful resort. Coupon
tickets for the above on sale at the of
fice, 129 North Soring street; First
street station Southern California rail
Columbus Buggies.
Here we are again with another large car
load of fine carriages, surries, phaetons and
buggies. You will find some of them at the
old county courthouse, as we could not make
room at our store and warehouse for all of the
different styles of vehicles we are constantly
receiving. Hawley, King <fc Co.
Ask Liverymen
Asm • j —
How they like the Columbus Buggy Co.'s bug
gies. They are the best wearing buggy put on
the market in Los Angeles. Hawley, King *
United States Weather Office.
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■Report of observation! taken at Los Angeles
August 31, 1891:
Time. I |B»r. Ther.
S:07 Z m. 29.93 64
8 07 p. m.!29.H4 74
W 1
W 6
Max. tern., 95; mm- t*m„ 62.
Ah Jung was arrested last night by
officer Bosqui for dealing fan tan.
The steamer Queen of the Pacific has
taken the place of the Corona and will
not stop at Redondo and Newport on her
northern trip.
A bouncing boy was born to the wife
of F. B. Sresovich at No. 157 North
Myers street, Saturday.
I. Valiant Mid George Valiant,the two
boys arrested on a charge of stealing
money, got out of their trooble, Judge
Stanton dismissing the charge after
inquiring into the matter.
Undelivered telegrams at the West
ern Union telegraph office, corner Main
and Court streets, for G. K. Brown, J.
J. Lewis, John King, Orvise Smith, W.
R. Mitchell and Mrs. E. Springer.
Peaches and are plentiful at
Anaheim and owing to the demoralized
condition of the eastern market, prices
will be very low and greatly favor the
buyer. Corn is rapidly maturing>now
and will yield an average crop.
R. H. Cook brought some peaches
from Hesperia to the city yesterday,
from trees only two years old, which
are magnificent specimens. He states
that Hesperia is making a most excel
lent showing in peaches, apples and
The weather bureau has granted Mr.
Franklin, the local observer, authority
to continue permanently the very val
uable weekly reports of the condition of
the crops chat he has been furnishing
during the past summer and spring.
These reports are of great value and
much credit is due to Mr. Franklin for
his action.
Mr. Powelson, according to the pro
gramme, will this morning at 7 o'clock
leave the police station in company
with a number of other but more decent
criminals, his leg adorned with a ball
and chain, and will do a day's work. If
he does not die from the shock to his
system, he will keep this up (luring his
term of imprisonment.
Frank L. Baldwin is again chief depu
ty in the office of the street superin
tendent, and F. J. Palomares goes back
to his place as clerk. Chas. Alexander
will hereafter be the outside deputy.
These changes were made after the
passage of the ordinance by the council
yesterday allowing Supt. Hutchinson
additional help.
The Lindsay Land company filed arti
cles of incorporations with the county
clerk yesterday. It is formed for the
purpose of purchasing, improving, de
veloping, sub-dividing and mortgaging
lands in Tulare county and to develop
water upon such lands,etc. The principal
place of business is Los Angeles, and
the directors are Andrew Glassell and
George H. Smith, of Los Angeles, Geo.
S. Patton, of Ban Gabriel, Thos. B.
Brown, of Los Angeles, and Arthur J.
Hutchinson, of . Tularo. Tne capital
stock is fixed at $360,000, all of which
has been subscribed by the above
named directors.
The New Vienna Buffet, on Court
street, was crowded last evening with
some of the best people of Los Angeles,
the occasion being the first appearance
of the celebrated Berth family of musi
cians. Toe anticipated treat was fully
up to the expectations of the large au
dience present, and the enthusiastic ap
plause which followed .the rendition of
each number should have been very
gratifying to tire management of this
popular resort. This celebrated family,
consisting of five beautiful and attractive
young ladies and two accomplished gen
tlemen, have traveled extensively, and
have been well received wherever they
have accepted engagements.
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Smith have re
moved their hair dressing and manicure
parlors to 3I3H' South Spring street,
room 4.
For sale, fine driving and draft horses,
choice milch cows and thoroughbred
Hoistein bulls. Bonito Meadows, Wash
ington street. J. E. Durkee.
R. D. List, notary public. Legal papers care
fully drawn. 125 West Second. Telephone 720.
G. Q. Johnson, notary public, 212 West First
street, Nadeau block. Telephone 180. "Al
ways in."
Anthony Schwamm, R. R. ticket broker
and notary publl.:, 206 N. Spring st. Tel. 61i>.
Choice Fruits—Finest Berries.
Handled by Althouse Bros. Telephone 157.
Allsopp & Sons' English ale. H. J. Woolla
cott, agent, 124 and 126 N. Spring street.
The only combination bed that a lady can operate with ease; that will not wear oat carpets; that leaves the cabinet
and mirror in front when bed is down. An invitation extended to all to see this bed.
Also Agent for and Mantel Folding Beds. I have the largest stock of Carpets in the city, tbje
nicest selected stock* of Furniture, and at the lowest prices. Our Shade and Curtain Department is complete. If
you want to save money get our prices before purchasing. In some of our lines we can give you very extra induce"
menta to closer patterns. Freight paid on all country orders.
W. S. ALLEN'S Furniture and Carpet Warerooms, 332 & 334 S. SPRING ST.
F. E. Manzer, of San Francisco, is a
guest at the Westminster.
I. L. Hibbard, of the Santa Fe, is reg
istered at the Westminster.
J. U. Schmidt, of Tustin, is spending
a few days at the Hollenbeck.
Edward W. Burt, a Philadelphia
tourist, is at the Westminster.
A. H. Thompson, of Washington.
D. D., is registered at the Nadeau.
Dr. P. M. White is again in the city
after sojourning a few days at Santa
Mi. F. W. Gregg, of San Bernardino,
is in the city. He is staying at the
W. S. Morrow registered at the Hol
lenbeck last night from the City of
Judge J. W. Bonner, of New Orleans,
accompanied by his daughter, are guests
at the Nadeau. •
Mr. E. M. Burbeck, one of the most
prominent business men of San Diego,
is at the Nadeau.
Otto Brodtbeck and family returned
home yesterday from a visit of several
months in the east.
W. J. Fisher returned from San Fran
cisco yesterday, where he has been on a
two weeks' business trip.
W. R. Stone, a prominent attorney of
Florence, A. T., is in the city and reg
istered at the Hoffman.
Judge Alexander Campbell left yester
day for Clifton, Arizona, to prosecute a
gang for bridge burning.
Mrs. Collins and Mrs. McConell, of
Fresno city, are guests of Mrs. Fuller,
No. 627 West Seventh street.
Mrs. H. I. Ginler, Miss Ginler and
Miss Anita Ginler, of Louisville, Ky.,
are sojourning at the Westminster.
Miss Herrick, of Riverside, Chas. F.
Eaton and W. M, Eddy, of Santa Bar
bara, are arrivals at the Westminster.
Miss Nellie Reams, of San Bernar
dino, is in the city and is visiting friends
at the Hoffman. She will remain here
for some time.
Mrs. Benjamin and Miss Leah Ben
jamin of this city, and Mrs. Peters, of
San Francisco, returned last night from
a short visit to San Diego.
J. Bloch, of Milwaukee, Mrs. W. F.
Johnson and family, of Chicago, and J.
I). Barbre, of Nashville, Term., are
domiciled at the Hollenbeck.
Thomas Shaw, a prominent capitalist
of this city, returned yesterday from a
two months' investigating tour through
Washington, Oregon and Northern Cal
ifornia. He states that no part of the
country he has been through can com
pare with Los Angeles, and that he is
glad to get back, and invest his money
People Who Yesterday Secured Per
missions to Wed.
Marriage licenses were yesterday
granted to- the following named per
William O. Badgley, aged 26, of Oak
land, and Carrie D. Webb, aged 25, of
Los Angeles.
Richard Elliott, aged 23, of Los Ange
leß, and Bella Lee, aged 17, of Los An
geles, (by consent of mother).
Albert Jordan, aged 21, of Los An
geles, and Lillie Adams, aged 18, of Los
€tood booking
Is one of the chief blessings of every home. To
always insure good custards, puddings, sauces,
etc.. use Gail Borden "Eagle" Brand Condensed
Milk. Directions on the label. Sold by your
grocer and druggist.
Fine liquors for medicinal use. 124 and 126
N. Spring street. U. J. Woollacott.
-7! Ml L L I N E R V if
-210 S. SPRING ST.
A Member of the Interstate Commerce
Commission Wanted—Notes.
At a special meeting of the board of
directors of the chamber of commerce
yesterday afternoon a resolution was
passed requesting the appointment of a
member of the interstate commerce com
mission from one of the states lying
west of the hundredth meridian to* fill
the vacancy now existing. A telegram
embodying tbe request was cent to Pres
ident Harrison.
Among the visitors to the chamber
yesterday was Milton George, of Chi
cago, editor of the Western Rural.
The secretary has his hands full in at
tending to the members applying for
passes and badges for the Chino excur
sion on Thursday.
Several bulky packages have been re
ceived by the secretary marked "ques
tions and answers about California." In
order to enter for the prize all compet
itors must have their questions in to
The following persons sent in fresh
exhibits yesterday:
I. Gibbs, Vernon, apples, peaches and
figs; Mrs. Hayes^Passion flower fruit;
J. S McKenzie, Bartlett pears, peaches
and tomatoes; Geo. L. Hazard, Whit
tier, bunch of Muscat grapes weighing
twenty pounds; E. D. Sturtevant, Ca
huenga, scarlet and purple water lilies ;
R. L.Cook, Hesperia, cling peaches from
two-year-old trees; .1. R. Giddings, Pasa
dena, nectarines, Crawford peaches and
Kelsey Japan plums.
Vanilla ~\ Of perfect purity.
Lemon -I Of great strength.
Almond -[ Economy !n thelr USQ
Rose Flavor as delicately
and deliclously as the fresh fruit.
Rubber and celluloid plates, including
parts of setß, from 53.00 to »10.00
Gold fillings 11.00 and up
Silver or amalgam 50c and up
Gold or porcelain crowns $5.00
Bridge work »5.00 per tooth
Extracting Free from 4 to 5 p.m. daily.
N. E. Corner Third and Bpring streets.
7-30 2m
Ifffllffl LAND!
San Clemente Island
For full particulars and transporta
tion see
126 W. FIRST ST.
Room 35i (Old Wilson Block.)
8-28 3m
People's Store, Tuesday, Sept. 1.
It requires but an entrance into our stores to come into contact with the huge
piles of merchandise stacked all over the various departments to comprehend
w»hat our fall purchases will be when the goods have all arrived.
There is one thing apparent at first glance noticing the prices that are tick
eted upon these various piles that merchandise is both good and cheap.
We have been doing business here ten years, lacking two months, and at no
time during this period have we had such a quality of merchandise for the prices
we are now showing. This season will be a marked one—marked because the
prices will be lower in every line than tbey have ever been before.
The People's Store for years has been marveled at by the merchandising com
munity, and our prices have counted us insolvent in the eyes of those people
many and many a time, but this fall will resnlt hi more and more clamoring than
has ever been heard. We propose to put the screws right down on everything,
and show our complete mastery by reason of prices in all classes of merchandise.
That we can accomplish this is a foregone conclusion. We possess both the
means and the ability, and with each invoice that reaches us we propose to make
Rome howl and squeal. We start out with the knowledge that our merchandise
is good and cheap, and we are more than satisfied that if you will come into our
stores it will be self-evident to you that such is the case. An inspection is all we
ask ; you will do the rest.
We are showing today the very latest combinations and effects that the east
ern market can present. The most fashionable fabric today is camel's hair in its
various effects of cloth, cashmere and serge, chevrons, cheviots with their heavy,
coaise effects, camel's hair diagonals, fancy stripe effects, bourette plaids, etc.
We have these goods in various widths, ranging from 36 tb 50 inches, and in
prices from 75c to $2 per yard ; those that come in patterns, all ready to be made
up, from $4.98 to $15, varying in yardage and quality.
We received today a new line of black cashmeres, all wool, 38 inches wide,
very fine twill, that are selling specially at 49c a yard.
Another line of 40 inch black cashmere, much finer twill, with a beautiful
lueter, we will sell specially at (>oc ; regular price 75c.
We received a line of black and colored cashmere that we are selling at 25c a
Fancy stripe and plaid dress goods, silk and wool effects, in a variety of styles
and colorings, that we sell at special sale for 50c a yard ; regular value 75c.
40 inch gray striped debeige dress goods, 25c a yard, that is good value at 35c.
In silks we have received a line of fancy stripe effects that we are selling at
85c, $1 and $1.25 per yard; these goods are worth a great deal more.
We have a nice line of fancy black silks, 24 inches wide, with colored spot ef
fect, very fashionable for trimming, at $1.75; good value at $2.50.
Meritorious Merchandise at Meritorious Prices.
To corroborate what we have said in our remarks at the head of this adver
tisement, we will present a line of values in this department that certainly are
the cheapest for the quality that you have ever bought.
We start off with checked nainsooks, 5c a yard ; regular 10c.
Fruit of the Loom. 4-4 bleached muslin, 8c; regular price 10c.
Lonsdale muslin, 4-4 bleached, 8c; regular price 10c.
Brown muslin, the best you ever bought, at 20 yards for $1.
bleached muslin, the best you ever bongbt, at 16 yards for $1.
Indigo blue prints, the best indigo blue dye, 20 yards for $1.
Simpson's fast black calicos, 16 yards for $1; regular price 12 yards for $1.
The latest styles in fall ginghams at 16 yards for $1; sell regular at 10c a yard.
A new line of drees prints just opened in 100 different designs, regular prise
12 yards for $1, at 14 yards for $1.
Debeiee dress goods, 16 yards for $1; goods that sold regular 8 yards for $1.
Figured chantilly muslin, being a new fabric with black ground and colored
figures and colored dots, 12 yards for $1; these goods are worth 15c a yard; we
only have about twelve pieces in all; they are entirely novel, nothing ever shown
here like them, and by 5 o'clock there won't be a yard of them in the house;,
regular price 20c.
Dark colored flannelettes, new designs just received, 12>£c; regluar price, 20e':
a yard.
Fancy challies, extra good quality, 10c; regular price 20c.
Meritorious Merchandise at Meritorious Prices.
In ladies' fancy bordered., printed, hemstitched handkerchiefs, we are show
ing an exquisite line; each item is a perfect genv, and as for price we discount
anything in the line that we have ever shown since we have been in business.
We are showing ladies' handkerchiefs at 4c apiece as good as we have sold
at 10c.
We are showing ladies' handkerchiefs at 7>aC that are as good as wo have
sold at 12,^c.
We are showing ladies' handkerchiefs in the very latest effects at 12>£c that
are as good as we have sold for 25c.
In men's handkerchiefs we start in our line of plain white bordered handker
chiefs at 4c apiece, which are as good as we have sold at 10c.
Then our next line is a printed border at O'^'c.
Then we go to B}- 3 c, 10c, and at 12'oc we are showing handkerchiefs as good as
we sold originally at 20c.
At 15c, 20c and 25c our lines are cookoos; if you need anything in the hand
kerchief line come in and see what we are doing; we are almost giving handker
chiefs away.
Men's fast black imitation silk handkerchiefs, the very latest thing, 25c.
Meritorious Merchandise at Meritorious Prices-
It is needless for us to tell you that we are receiving new goods in every de
partment. We are increasing their merit and worth, while we are reducing the
price that they have been sold at. In the past you have come to the People's
Store because you could buy goods cheaper there than elsewhere; because the
price was the lowest. In the future you will come to the People's Store because
the merchandise is the best and the price the lowest. An inspection will con
vince you, as we know that our merchandise in its entirety is cheaper than in any
similar establishment west of the Rocky Mountains. This is what we are trying
to prove to you, and once you ascertain it, you will enter the portals of the Peo
ple's Store with confidence.
We have taken out of our boys' clothing department several lines of suits and
laid them upon a table in the Men's Clothing Department. We have marked the
prices upon them, and are to be sold at them, which is foreign to our boys' cloth
ing, and you will find them the best and the cheapest in this market. Every
thing marked in plain figures, one price. You are at once your own salesman as
well as patron. If the goods suit you, and the price is right, you buy them; if
they do not, you leave them. That is the secret of our whole business—no bick
ering or bartering. It is idle for us to say that we have the best line of boys'
clothing in this town; however, we think "that we have sold more boys' clothing
than one-half dozen concerns put together, and that entitles us to some prestige,
both to quality and price.
We commence our boys' suits at $1.50-in regular suits and-75c in sailors, and run up as- high
as you are inclined to pay. aiming to give you tbe best merchandise tor the mouey tbat can oa
purchased, and asking your patronage upon the basis that wo do give you the best merchandise
tor your money that it will purchase.
In men's clothing we have on sale a line of Prince Albert suits and tome thiee-buttoh cuta
ways at $15; a suit cut from our own price of $22 50 and $244 there is not one of these suits that
does not cost the house less than $16.50 to $19; we think that is evidence that they are cheap
at these prices.
We are also selling a line of $15 suits which is the hest merchandise you can buy at any
price. This is what we base our trade on. If you can buy better anywhere for iess why of
course we are not ln it.
In this department, as in every other one In our establishment, it is our aim to give the best
merchandise that the money can buy far the price. We claim to be able, doing the volume of
business that we do, to buy cheaper, to buy moregoodsand to use more goods than auy oiher
concern in this town. We do buy more goods and we sell more goods in our joint stores, and the
quantity is what makes the price.
Our $2 ladies' shoe is the best shoe in this tewn tor the price, and we contend that no one can
purchase lt for within 50 cents a pair. If they can give you a shoe for $2 that 1b equal to ours,
»vhy, our batteries are slleuccd. We do not place ourselves upon an equality with other mer
chants; we claim to do better. We mus do better. We must show a difference between our
merchandise and others at the F,iime price. It we cannot do this, why, all our puff and blow,
printers' ink, etc., avaiieth not, and we are evidently in the soup.
Our $2.50 ladies' shoe is equal, if not superior, to any $3 00 shoe in this market. In the
ten years that we have beeii in the shoe line wh have tried more than one hundred different
manufacturers to get these Hues of shoes right, we have finally found a man who will make the
shoe that can be sold at these prices that we can stand back of and recommend to our patrons
wanting this price of footwear. '
We have intermediate grades, but we will now speak of our $5.00 shoe for ladies; it can't be.
bought or equalled within $1.00 a pair If a $1.00 Is anything to you in this price shoe, consult
i us; if our shoe does not give perfect satisfaction we will refund iou the money.
In men'B shoes our line is good. We start in at $1 iW; we can recommend this shoe as giving
good service for this price.
Our $3 shoe will give the best wear and the neatest appearance of any $3 shoeinthis market.
0ur<«4.25 shoe Is made by l.ily, Brackett <fc Co., and that is reputation enough. It is worth
more money, and outside of our department brings it.
Our $5 00 line is Hanan & Sons'; we need not Bpeak of them, everybody knows the shoe .
sold for $6 to $8 a pair, according to locality and profits.
It is a certainty that our department is the cheapest and best in this part of
the country; there"is no room for doubt. We sold a dealer a large bill of merchan
dise, allowed him to buy them from us at what he paid for them, and made more
money off of him than we do when we sell them by the single piece. .
We are enlarging this department, carrying a more complete and better assortment of
goods, selling them at the same proportion that we are selling our ebeaper ones. In the course
of time lt will beaald that the People's Store furnishing department is the cheapest and beßt and
most varied in this town.
See the line of underwear that we are selling at 25c, and see the line that you will pay 35e
for any place else. ,
Bee the line of underwear that we are selling for 400, you can't buy it under 50c; in buying
two items you save 20c, if the items are more costly you save a larger proportion of money.
Our business is conducted up->n the basis of percentage, and the cheaper goods at the same
proportion of percentage as the higher ones.
Say, if you save 10c on a 40c article on an 80c article you will save 20c.
Our line of white merino underwear at 50c can't be bought from the closest concern at
60c, and the majority ask 75c for them.
Our summer wool underwear, in natural or white, at $1, can't be found at the closest estab
lishment under $1.25. ,
The People's Store did not build up its present business upon wind, for if lt was inflated,
one good crack would have settled its hash, and in the course of its existence it has had a great
many; it sands upon the rock of sterling worth and merit and can't be shaken.
Boys' flannelette blouses or shirt waists, 50c; you will pay 750 for them elsewheje.
Meritorious Merchandise at Meritorious Prices.
Our baßement department is growing more popular with the public daily, and for the
housewife who Is desirous of making her money go as far as it possibly can, these salesrooms
are a perfect haven.
Down in the basement, where no rent is colleoted and where the space would have been
kept for storing empty boxes, we have utilized for this purpose. Cannot we sell cheaper than
crockery stores that pay $300 a month rent.
In oar show windows we are showing a line of granite ware. Inquire the price and see it
they are not cheaper than that they ask you at a stove store.
Our goods must be cheaper, if they are not we are not publio servitors, for we claim to sell
better goods for less money than others, and when we fall to do this our office ceases.

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