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Merchandise from all parts of the store. FERD MARX STORE Sales of White—Including Undermuslins, Embroidery, White Goods. Sa/e Ahoy! The Good Ship Marx With a Cargo of Bargains! __ / _=_ __ •__ _ Lofty Tumbling, of 'Handkerchief 1 Pai ^ M m Ha,r A cross aisle table is full of them. A rich miscellany of many, many kinds—including the,good, better and best grades. Initialed, embroidered, scalloped and hemstitched. Holiday crowds rumpled and crumpled and mussed them. A few are actually soiled. For these reasons the prices are tipped over, and you may buy at a fourth, a third and a half off. Not one is soiled beyond the redemption of soap and water, however. Remnants of Dress Goods Remnants of Prices What do you do with the scraps that accumulate in the kitchen? Throw them in a pot and boil ’em into a soup, do you not? What do we do with the short ends and scraps that accumulate in the Dress Goods section? Throw them on the center table to keep the remnant pot boiling. Taste.the values! My, they are good! That’s because they are flavored richly with reductions. The sale is simmering with bargains. Two to five yard lengths—a skirt or a waist for nearly nothing. Broadcloths, serges, Henriettas. Panamas and cheviots, in blacks and colors. “Soup”erlative chances .to save. SILKS—Significant Saving In This Sale V — ■■ .. A silk sale is now going on. One of those characteristic Marx events that force their way into recognition by the sheer force of the remarkable values they offer! Two items are offered. We invite you to make comparisons—such a course will show you the easy superiority of the Marx qualities and the utter matchlessness of the Marx prices: 69c and 75c Taffetas at 49c Many colors, prettied by tiny stripes, 19 inches wide. Ideal for waists. 89c and $1 Taffetas at 69c Plaids, checks and plain colors. Heavy service able qualities. Worth 89c to $1 at 69c. Fleecyj Cotton Soaring to Fleecy Clouds j WhiteGoodsLo werThanE ver Embroideries, white goods and laces. Your appreciation of the Marx manner oi conducting this branch of the business has always been an inspiration to more practical and yet higher artistic achievement. The'stocks just arrived and mow on display are triumphs from both standpoints. Practical as to prices, artistic as to qualities and styles. The very acme and tiptop of both have been touched. There are expensive goods, but nothing is extravagantly high. We believe that your appreciation is governed more or less by price—that things are beautiful as they are economical. Is it not so? At any rate, we have acted with these ideas in mind, and the fruits of our work are here for you to see. But the Bargains 1 We forgot. Tomorrow a group of rattling good specials join the sale of white. Money saving for thrifty people. Soft Finished English Nainsook, 3K inches wide. Worth 15c. Special in 12-yard bolts... .¥1.50 “No. 300” Imperial Long Cloth, 36 inches wide, in twelve-yard bolts .*1.29 Sheer Linen Cambric, 36 inches wide; an unusual quality; worth 85c. Special at.35c Linen Cambric, full 36 ins. wide. A splendid fabric that is worth 45c at ..........35c .aadras, white; scores of patterns, all new and different; plenty of the plain, too, for waists and the "“like. Worth 35c to 50c, at... .E5c Embroideries, Worth 35c to 50c, at 25c These are straight from St. Gall. The reason why we can sell them at a next to nothing price is because an importer made a mistake—guessed wrong and had too many left at the end of the season. He sold ’em out, like a wise man, at a reduced price. All are from three to eighteen inches wide. Open and large patterns, or dainty, small and ] neat ones. They are worth ?5c to 50c a yard. Your choice at 25c. Unprecedented Chances to Save in This Marx Millinery Clearance The clearance movement has hit the millinery and hit it hard. The results are recorded in the bulletins below. Read them, don’t skip a word, you might skip a dollar. Marx millinery is very well known. The department is manned—or better, womanned—bv experts. They study and work, create and adapt. Paris, capitol of the millinery world, is at their elbows, giving hints, supplying encouragement, prompting. A pretty hat, like a great painting, is the result of inspiration, and the one who creates it is an artist. Laugh at such talk if you will, yet it is true. Look at these that go on sale tomorrow. Lovely all—little gems. They are “inspiration” hats. The tangible, concrete expressions of beautiful thoughts. Then why do we reduce them? Why such ruthless treatment? Because it is business. The inexorable laws of commerce have no pity for them. They must be cleared away, and quickly. Worth Up to $15 At $5.00 Dress hats—scores of stvjes, not an usly one Trimmed in Flowers, Feathers, Coque Tails, Per sian Ribbons. Of Silk, Velvets, M alines, Chiffons and Fancy Felts- The former prices were $8.50, $10, $12 and $15. Reduced to $5. Formerly $2 at 98c Of Felts, trimmed with Velvets, fancy feathers and quilts. Yester day they were marked $2—98c for tomorrow. Worth from$5 to $7 At $1.98 '*"• Walking hats and turbans. Included are a few of the famous Gage Hats. Made of felts, trimmed in wings, fancy feathers and velvets. Also u few colonials and tricornes. Formerly marked $5, $f> $7- Reduced to $1.98. Formerly $1 at 25c For children, fancy Colonials and plain Sailors. Red, Brown and Grey. A bargain! Formerly $1 at 25c. Spring Skirts Are Shown First at Marx’s They are circular—very plain, save for two or three folds at the bottoms. It is a style that only people who “know how” can tailor; therefore, beware. Amateurs, tyros and botchers have naught to do with the skirts we sell you at Vlarx’s. These are the products of the best men tailors in the land. Advance spring styles and they are selling like sixty. Of worsteds and cassimeres, in blacks, greys, browns and checks, plaids and mixtures. $7.85, $9.50, $12.50 and $15.00 r Bright, New Cottons Harbingers of Spring Daffodils and daisies, violets and hyacinths, gol den rods and johnnie-jump-ups, dandelions and . dahlias. Flowers of spring, cottons of spring. Ging hams and batistes, seersuckers and madrases,Foils du nord and cotton taffetas. They have arrived. Flow good they are to look upon! Like a breath of the soft and gentle season they forerun. New as the morn ing and fresh. Brightest of colorings prettiest of pat terns. And the Marx prices are the same as last year, despite the advance in cotton. It is time to buy— time to think spring things. Honesty Reduction^ on Women's Tailored Suits The sale of Tailored Suits swings along. The urgent necessity of clearance is responsible for reductions unheard of before in Birmingham. The character of the suits and the stylishness of the styles make the bargains thoroughly unique and absolutely unprecedented. If is tine, indeed, to buy GOOD suits in the newest models at large and GENUINE reductions. This Marx department is con ducted differently anyhow. We have never yet seen the necessity of trickery, chicanery and subterfuge; and the Birmingham love of straightforwardness is demonstrated by the magnificent response that is being accorded this sale of Tailored Suits. The prices: Formerly $40 to 575, Reduced to $19.95 The very best suits at Marx’s, and all of them. Finest imported and domestic novelties, trimmed richly and appro priately. The tailoring is perfect, almost. Formerly $27.50 to $40, Reduced to $14.75 Many materials and each one all wool, staunch and serviceable fabrics. A wide range of the choicest colors of the season. The values are even greater than the ones at #19.95. Formerly $12.50 to $22.50, Reduced to $9.75 The entire remaining stock of our medium priced suits. The bargains are not remarkable, they are phenomenal. Women wanting suits should not even think of missing seeing these. January Clearance of Waists at Surprising Prices The annual upheaval is over. In other words, stock taking is finished. There were no startling revelations; in fact, the conditions at Marx’s are splendid; the store is in better shape than it ever was before. Only occasionally did we find a top-heavy stock, and when we did, woe to the prices! What happened to waists is related here. Two hundred are given moving orders. To expedite the clearing out operations prices were whacked in two. Help us—and at the same time bag a rare ripe bargain. The waists are fine, the styles good, and prices are very bad, for us. We don’t think the values are unequaled, we know it. Of China Silk, In blues, blacks and browns, all-over English Eyelet Embroidery front; tucked back, full sleeves, deep tucked cuffs. Formerly $8.50, at..$3.48 A black Lace Waist, silk lining; beautiful and exqul- / site. Formerly $5, at .'.$3.48 Of Louislne Silk, In delicate baby blue, lace and em broidery trimmings. This waist was formerly $12.50. Reduced to.$3.48 Of Chiffon Taffeta, lingerie effect, shirred yoke, full sleeves, deep cuffs, white. Formerly *8.60. Reduced to.$3.48 Of Chiffon Taffeta, in green, herringbone and medal lion trimmed; extra full sleeves; formerly marked *10.00. Reduced to.$3.48 Of Chiffon Taffeta, dainty lingerie style, very full sleeves, tucked back and shirred sleeves. Formerly *8.50, at.$3.48 A Small Lot, Worth 6.50 Each, at 2.95 Of chiffon taffeta in blues, blacks, greens and other colors; embroidered front, shirred yoke, full sleeves, deep cuffs; were $6.50. Reduced to $2.95. _ __ — — - - ■ ■ - How Many Womeni Want New and Stylish Coats? The coats and cravenettes included in this sale are not in old styles. We have said it before, and we iterate and reiterate. The ready to wear section at Marx’s is singularly free of two and three year old merchandise. We have no loves—no stock that is so dear to us that we do not care to part with it. This is a business house and the stuffs are here to sell. Merchandise is moved while the bloom of newness is on it. It is so with these coats; they have proved to be laggards—slightly slower in selling than their mates that went before Christmas. For this reason the price cutter has pounced on them and damaged the prices. Want a coat with which to finish the season? The time is now, and the place is Marx’s. COATS, WORTH $12.50. REDUCED TO $8.95. Of mannish mixtures, in grey only, full backs, velvet collars and cuffs. Great bargains. COATS, WORTH $15 to $17.50, REDUCED TO $9.95. A few coverts in this lot. in grey and checks, velvet collars, full sleeves. Choice at $9.95. COATS, WORTH 18.50 TO 22.50, REDUCED TO 13.75.! Fancy mannish mixtures and coverts, lined with the Skinner's satin. The styles are the newest and the values are fine. COATS, WORTH $22.50, REDUCED TO *16.75. The styles are tight fitting, in tan coverts and black cloths, 45 inches long. Only a few in this jot. On the Wings of Success Sails the Undermusliti Sale In considering prices you must think of qualities. There are plenty of cheaper undermuslins than Marx’s, but there are no values like these in all the town. We KNOW, for we have shopped ourselves. It is the little things that cost in price and teli in service. Do you know that every bit of ribbon on these garments is washable—warranted not to fade? That every seam is French felled? That the muslins are sheer and strong, free of any atom of filling? That they were made in light flooded, wholesome factories by healthy folks, and that the sizes are ample, full as you please? These are points to be considered; for undermuslins should not be bought carelessly. The economy which ignores them for the sake of a low price is the grossest and most flagrant form of extravagance. The sale continues. It succeeds like success. Each day the business mounts higher and the end is not yet Gowns At 50c Women’s Gowns of fine cambric, full as you please, the yoke Is V shape and is prettied by scores of tucks, two rows of embroidery in sertion, neck finished in ruffles. The cuffs are also ruffled. Worth 85c. Special at BOc. Women’s Gowns of cambric—the ’’scope’’ of the cut is wide—very full and long. Square yoke de corated by tucks, two rows of torchon insertion, one of bead ing and ribbon, finished at neck In torchon edging; cuffs, too, edged in torchon. Worth 85c. Special at BOc. At 69c Women’s Gowns of sheer nain sook. You will notice that the quality is entirely free of “filling'’ and starch. Square yoke, many tucks, rows of embroidery Inser tion and embroidery, the sleeves are edged In embroidery. Worth 11.00. Special at fi9c. At 85c Women's Gowns of nainsook, cut unusually full. The yoke is beauti ful, being formed of dainty and exquisite Val. insertion, wash rib bon, beading and edging, same at bftck as at front. Worth $1.25. Special at 85c. Petticoats At 75c Women's Petticoats of splendid cambric, roomy, full, deep Spanish flounce of lawn, decorated with three rows of torchon insertion, finished at bottom in wide torchon edging, deep dust ruffle. Worth $1.00. Special at 75c. At $1.00 Women’s Petticoats of fine cam bric, sized accurately, very deep flounce of lawn, trimmed In two rows of tucks, three of torchon insertion, finished at bottom in torchon edging, dust ruffle. Worth $1.50. Special at $1.00. Women’s Petticoats of cambric, deep flounce of lawn, trimmed in tucks, three rows of Val. insertion, finished at bottom In wide Val lace. A very attractive petticoat. Worth $1.75. Special at $1.00. At $2.00 Women's Petticoats of splendid cambric, cut full, deep Spanish flounce of lawn, decorated with three rows of cluster tucks, wide embroidery bottom, dust ruffle. Worth $3.00. Special at $2.00. At $3.00 Women’s Petticoats of cambric, deep Spanish flounce of lawn trim med in many rows of tucks, and Insertion, bottom of wide eyelet embroidery, dust ruffle. Worth $4.00. Special at $3.00. Drawers At 19c Women's Drawers of splendid muslin, umbrella style, hemstitched hems, open or closed. Worth 26c. Special at 19c. At 25c Women’s Drawerg. The cambrlo Is superb. Umbrella style, five rows of tucks and two rows of dainty hemstitching at bottom. A remarkable value. Worth 60c, at 26c. At 50C Women’s Drawers of soft and thoroughly washable muslin, um brella style, finished at bottom In rows of tucks and wide embroid ery. Two styles, either blind or open work embroidery. Worth 85c, at 50c. At 75c Women’s Drawers, soft cambric, umbrella style, extra wide, deep flounce In a dainty pattern of blind embroidery. Worth $1.00. Special at 76c. At 89c Women’s Drawers, best quality of cambric, umbrella style, fucked In clusters, finished at bottom in wide, open embroidery. Worth $1.25. Special at 89c. Corset^ Covers At 25c Corset Covers of beautiful cam bric, round yoke, full front, felled seams, pearl buttons, yoke Is trim med In a very attractive embroid ery. Wortb 39c. Special at 25c. Corset Covers of cambric. Let us emphasize the fact that the front Is full and that the cambric Is sheer and firm. Round yoke trimmed In ribbon run beading, and one-inch torchon lace, arms trlmed In lace. Worth 39c. Special at 25o. Corset Covers, dainty as can be, and crlHp as crocuses. Full front, pearl buttons, felled seams. Round yoke, trimmed In three rows of torcben lace, separated by beading and washable ribbon. Worth 50c. Special at 25c. Corset Covers of cambric, full front, a rather elaborate square yoke, formed of wide lace, beading and ribbon, full front, trimmed In three rows of Insertion. Worth 59c. Special at 39c. Corset Covers, of superb cambric, very attractive, round yoke, trim med In embroidery, beading and ribbon. Splendid value. Worth 60c. Special at 39c. Important Sales of Men’s Ties, Collars, Shirts and Underwear now going on. The reductions are sensational. Ferd Marx Store Too Late to Classify—Sixteen Button Evening: Gloves, glace or suede, black and white—just arrived.