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lloro's iiio Sfiluiion io ilio Quostion TJarti Gystory Tliat Has Aroused iliinilrcils in This Local!' Public Attention Focused on Vital Important Event That Bears Directly on the Cost ot Living v r : " " : Everyone has been dhcussing the mysterious question marks that recently appeared all over town. "What Vital Question did the questions mean?" has been the universal question. - nercs tne answer. me vnai vuwuu" Vl ? w j v . y - . i r 1 1 i . u.l J Ttc flip nation's nroblem. a subiect of congressional investigation. The unprecedented price advance m rent iced, tuel and other necessities, like the famed brook, seems likely to go on iorever. Believing it is time to call a Halt we Inaugurate ' a Vital Question Sale that will materially reduce the present cost of living by materially Lessen ing Costs on a large class of Expenditures. No nreater nublic service could be rendered and to that end we institute what we believe will prove the most interesting and beneficial mer chandising event ever known in this vicinity. Hundreds of articles of staple merchandise are reduced in cost to a ' point where large sayings are as- -sured to every cusiomc. . - . ... o A visit to the store is essential if you would gain a true idea of the remarkable offerings we have prepared. In fact, so 'remarkable are the prices that we pur posely omit quoting them theres' no com parison between these values and any pre viously offered in months. If your curiosity isn't strong enough to lead you to investigate you are certain to continue living at a higher cost than those who do respond. When you see the mer chandise and ask the price you'll find the value, in every instance, to be phenomenal. Every Hem Presented in This Announcement Makes Possible a Great Reduction in Yonr Personal and Household Expenses. Come and Ask the Prices. 25v30c, 35c White Goods A large assortment of White Goods in a 'number of weaves that sell ordinarily for 25c, 30c and 35c yard, during this sale, a yard . .? 15c to 20c White Goods . This large assortment consists of White Goods that have been selling for 15c, 18c and 20c, your, choice a yard . . .? 35c Emb. Flouncings A new shipment of 27-inch Embroidery Flouncings bought at a sacrifice and of fered to you at a saving of 50q on the dol lar. Choice a yard . .? 25c Colored Poplins 27-inch colored Poplins in good assort ment of colors, during this sale a yard. . .? , . t . " ' ; ". 25c Colored Plain Voiles The Voiles are more popular this season than ever before, we offer you a large as sortment of colors both striped and plain. A yard ...... , v, ? Yard Wide Percales . . Whiteand Tan Percales with pin stripes, full 36 inches wide, regular 12 l-2c and 15c values, during the money saving event a yard'-. . .-.V.W. .'..,.. . ; ?. 39c Soft Silks Soft Silks with neat figures in range pf colors, at a yard good 18c Cheviot Shirting A good assortment of medium colors to choose from in these 18c fine Cheviot Shirt- i ings. You will save emenseiy, at yara. ( 12 l-2c and 15c Lawns New 1912 spring, colored Lawns in a large collection of patterns, during this sale your choice of our 12 l-2c and 15c qualities at a yard. ..;..,......,....? Come and Aol. Knit Underwear, Hosiery Here will be the occasion of some truly astonishing values. Come and ask the price. 50c Silk Lisle Vests in sizes 5 and 6, choice each ' ....:........? Ladies' Gauze .Vests, our regular 15c quality, in sizes 5 and 6. 3 vests for. . . .? K Ladies' 75c Gauze Union Suits, no sleeves, low neck, tight knee, a suit. . . . ? Children's regular 25c hose, 3 pair for ? Red Seal Ginghams A very exceptionally good assortment of patterns in these new Red Seal Ginghams. Choice- during this sale at a yard. .....? Everett Shirtings A better Shirting for the imoney can hardly be found, sold everywhere for 12 1-2 and 15c. Choice during this sale ? Summer Bedding There is a long term of satisfactory ser vice in every item grouped under this head. 75e Seamless Bleached Sheets, each . . .? 70c full Bleached Sheets, each. .....? 42-inch .Pillow Tubing, a yard...... .. ? $1 Hemmed Bed Quilts, each. ? $1.65 Hemmed Bed Quilts, each .... . .? 15c 45x36 Pillow Cases, each. ...... .? Big Savings hi the Suit Department Correctly tailored, carefully designed garments that people who value style and quality will especially appreciate. Under this heading we mention the price reductions. You can see by these few itpms that the savings are irreat. You will find similar reductions store. throughout the Up to $30 Suits and f'Coais; $14.95': All this season's newest Coats and Suits are' now reduced. Up to $30.00 value for $14.75 $15 and $18 Suits are now $9-75 Our same high class alterations FREE. $5 and $6 Silk Petti coats $2.98 A ffood range of colors to choose from House Dresses 88c Your choice of a large line of Percale House Dresses, worth a great deal more Each ...... 88 $1.50 and $1.75 House Dresses $1.19 Over 100 Dresses in this lot. They are all sizes and all colors and many styles. $1.50 and $1.75 values each. ..... .$1.19 $15 and $18 Pongee Coats $9.75 One-Fourth Off All Silk Dresses During thU sale we g've you your choice of our entire stock of new spring Silk Dresses at One-Fourth Off. in these $5 and $6 Silk Petticoats. at . t Choice $2.98 Bargains in Undermuslins Just in advance of warm weather we are going to offer some irresistable values, in pretty, durable Undermuslins which will fit well and wear long. ' VOne lot of Drawers worth up to 50c. Choice during this sale.'. , . .v. ... . . . . ? Gowns and Skirts One lot of Gowns and Skirts worth up to $2.00, choice ? One lot of Skirts and Gowns worth up to $1.50, choice! . ... ? 85c Silk Gloves One lot odd sizes pure Silk Gloves with, patent double finger tips, colors blue, tan, white and brown. Regular 75c and 85c sellers, a pair. . . . .- , ? 1 Notions Not much can be saved on any one item but figure how much can be saved, on a dozen items. . 2 spools Clark's O. N. T. Lustre . .? 2 spools Sewing Thread... .....? Extra quality Pearl Buttons, a dozen. .? Heavy nickeled Thimbles, each.......? "Wyiirin" nohbreakable Hair Pins, a ard Notions 6 yard bolt Bias lawn tape, each. . . . . ? Black headed Pins, a paper. One-piece Bone Collar Buttons, dozen. .? 10c Cube Black Pins, each. . . . . . . .? 25c gold filled Cuff Buttons, a pair...? Ladies' 25c Linen Handkerchiefs. .....? Large size Turkish Towels, each ? Stewart's Duplex 10c Safety Pins, a ......? card Come sod Ask the Prices Come and Help Lowerv the High Cost of Livind !!