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Welcome Master Painters and Decorators.
In seeing Birmingham don’t miss Marx’s—a store typical of the progress of the city. FERD MARX STORE _____J If it comes from Marx s it is good. We get the best to be had. We sell it at the lowest possible prices. “Marx’s for Quality.” Good Chance Yet at Linen Squares No, you tried it, but you could not buy us out- Plehty for Monday and Tuesday business, after then, however, we can promise nothing. Need a cover for the table, the mantel, the bureau? The time to get it is NOW. These sizes and these prices: 18x18 at 25c, 36x36 at 59c 24x24 at 39c, 18x27 at 25c, 30x30 at 4»c, 18x45 at 49c, 18x54 at 59c. Prices g0 DOWN Caught by the Rummage—six cents knocked off the price. It is excel lent Eiderdown and worth even more than we formerly asked. Grey, tan and red. Reduced from 35c to 20c yard. Veils Again This Time 39c Easy to see who does the Veil business of Birmingham. Well, the reason is, we have specialized, and give veils the attention they de serve. New things get here while they are NEW, and the buyerfis constantly gunning for bargains. The latest trophy and the biggest is this: 1^ yards long, hemstitched, ribbon trimmed, heavy chenille borders. The colors are the ones quickest in the popular demand— Iris, chendrome—a new French shade that is neither purple nor plum, but both—brown, tan, white, black, navy. Enough for every body—<?9c each, worth 75c. RUCHIISG. 25c Just arrived, ready tomorrow morn ing, 500 boxes of this dainty and fresh Ruching. We saved on the purchase— so shall you! Six pieces in a box for 25c; white and colors. CLEANLINESS AND ECONOMY Hard to find bath and bathing room requisites, isn’t it? No Ma’m, wo don’t keep them, is the answer to your queries in nine stores out of ten. The tenth store—Marx’s— is fully equipped, a separate, entire and perfect little department de voted to them- Habitues of the bath, and those with whom cleanli ness is a religion, will find exactly what they want. A hundred little helps, making the bath more enjoy able and delightful. This week the prices are rummaged and the bargains are extraordinary. 24x48 Bath Mats, attractive designs and absolutely fasl colors; formerly $1.50; reduced to $1.19. 24x48 Bath Mats, colored borders; formerly $1.00; reduced to 75c. 24x24 Mats, patterns similating Mosaic flooring; formerly 39c; reduced to t25c. Bath Slippers, many colors, solid and mixed; formerly $1.00 a pair; reduced to 50c. Bath Mitts, rough surface for rub bing and stimulating the skin; former ly 25c a pair; reduced to 15c. Sanitary Wash Cloths, hemmed; spe cial at 5c each. Expensive Ribbons Made INEXPENSIVE A little foresight will save a lot of money. For example, you will need sashes for the dainty little cotton frocks you have In mind for summer. Why not buy the ribbon NOW when you can SAVE? Wo doubt If we ever get such ribbon again to sell at such a price. A maker overmade—that's the cat out of the bag—the secret of the bar gain—and he turned the stock surplus over to us at a reduced price. Heavy qualities, all silk, and rich. Riotous Persian, and delicately tinted Dresden effects. A few of the rainbowish shaded pat terns. worth $1.75 to $3.60 a yard, to morrow at $1.00; 6 to 10 inches wide. Can you make opera bags? Half yard of this ribbon will do. Find the frames at the leather goods counter. Lyons’ Tooth Powder 18c In This Sale of Toilet Goods Some women are born beautiful, others achieve beauty by helping nature with the right sort of preparations. No other kind at Marx’s. Injurious stuffs are tabooed, put un der the ban—“kicked out”—if you will pardon the forceful and very expressive “slanguage.” Nothing here that is not fit for a place on milady’s boudoir. Tomorrow we will hold a sale—helps to prettiness at pretty low prices' Colgate’s Dental Powder, In metal or glass, 15c. Lyons’ Tooth Powder, 18c. Blue 8eal Vaseline, 5c bottle. Favorite Toilet Water, dellcaLe, lasting odor, 24c bottle. Colgate’s Pine Tar Soap, fine for shampooing, enlivens the scalp, en courages and quickens the growth of hair, 26c a box of three cakes. Roger & Gallet’s Poudre de Riz, white and pink, 18c—a splendid face powder. SATIN OLA and EGYPTIAN CREAM, Both 75c Satinola is what the word implies—it gives the richness and softness of satin to the skin. Regular price 39. Egyptian cream is curative—the arch enemy of pimples and a vanisher of black heads. Regular price 39c. A special offer of both for 75c. u M M A G Of Dress Goods, 49c Look at the list below. It is a roll call of the ster ling fabrics—woolen warp and woof, every fibre true sturdy standbys that practical women count upon to stand the crucible of everyday wear. 36 to 38 inches wide—not skimped, not nearly or almost, but full 36 to 38 inches. They are the staplest of staple dress goods, and getting them at Rummage Rates is like buying sugar or flour at reduced prices. Storm Serge Henrietta Fancy Mohair Wool Batistes French Serge and Granite Cloth YARD Woolen Plaids Blue, black, brown, Alice, red and grey. G A M M U E G A M M UR Hu chi Whisper ft Softly or fl UJ//« Somebody Else Will Get These Hats at 49c “Out with ’em.” “Well, will Sl.^0 sell ’em quickly?” “Yes—but 98c will sell them quicker.” “That being true, it follows naturally and very logically that 49c will sell them quickest.” The arguments are most profound and true— and therefore $6 to $7M) Hats are marked 49c for Monday. Gracious, what B-A-R-G-A-I-N-S-! Attractive, jaunty, pretty little"affairs—brimming with the “air” and “tone” that always attaches to the Marx millinery. Not many—just 8fl in this Rummage. It is unnecessary to say that delay is dangerous. | Make a Note of This: 6 Linen Handkerchiefs 98c Belfast in Northern Ireland is the capital of the Handkerchief industry. The flax is grown in the neighboring fields, spun into linen on Belfast spindles, woven into the fabric on Belfast looms; and then the handkerchiefs are initialed and hemstitched by the Irish girls. It is Handkerchief town. These we advertise today are straight from Bel fast. Hardly necessary to tell youi that they are all linen. The fact'is evident. Nor need we sav they will wear like sixty and launder repeatedly—tor that too is evident. Stores that do not care what they print will tell you that these handkerchiefs are worth $2 a half dozen—others more conservative say $1.50, which is correct. Monday and Tuesdav we will sell them at 98c a , half dozen. Initialed—all initials,’ hemstitched, packed ! prettily in a box. Splendid Hosiery, j d 1C. F0r Women and Boys Prices are Much Reduced A “sympathetic” sale—no reason for the reduction other than the fact that hosiery has caught the Rum mage contagion from adjacent stocks. Prices are profit less and less—part of costs are clipped off. Time to , stock up on stockings. For Women Pure lisle and all lisle; formerly 75c: rummaged to 50c; spliced heels heels and toes. The lisle Is lively and fresh, qualities which make for service. Of lisle—finish to look like silk—and it is a permanent finish embroidered prettily in self and colors; spliced heels and toes—75c. For Boys The genuine Buster Hose, cordu roy rib, reenforced knees, heels and loes— 29c grade at 40c grade at 19c. 29c. Would You Like a $20 Imported Dress Pattern for $5? Rare exotics from abroad. One-of-a-kind patterns picked up by our agents in the Rue de la Paix Paris and on Bond street, London. An enhanced beauty and value belongs to them because there is only one of each kind in Birmingham—and it is at Marx’s. The wearer of such a suit will not be chagrined by meeting its duplicate at a soiree or on the streets. Crepes, Chiffon Voiles, Tis sues, Eoliennes and Taffeta Voiles. They belong to the tribe of “clinging” fabrics that drape in graceful and voluminous folds. Wool to the core—while a few are prettied with silk mixtures. Masterpieces of the looms— Ruthlessly Rummaged and Reduced. Formerly $15 to $20 a pattern, at $5. ! Doubling all Former Records In White Goods and Laces The crowds at the White Goods counters never diminish—on the contrary, they INCREASE. Saying that we are doing the biggest business in our history is to use a commonplace platitude in which every whip persnapper advertiser indulges. We are not only doing the biggest—but we are actually doubling last year’s sales. The more you shop around the more certain you are to buy at Marx’s. Comparisons EMPHASIZE our supremacy. In volume, variety and values the stock is not matched in all Alabama. Specimens! Plain Nainsook, 40 inches wide, 20c a yard; 12 yard bolts at 52.10. An exceptional quality. Plain Sheer Linen, 36 Inches wide, easily worth 60c a yard. Spe cial in this sale at 50c. Checked Nainsook, worth 15c a yard. Special in this sale at 12'/2c. Figured and striped Madras, scores of pretty patterns, worth 30c and 35c a yard, at 22'/2C. Soft finished French Nainsook, 48 inches wide; the quality that is worth 85c. Special at 75c. Striped and plain Shamrock Lin en, very, very sheer, 34 Inches wide. Well worth 60c. Special at 50c. Val Laces. EdKlnKS and insertions, 3-4 to 1 inch wide, dainty patterns, worth 60c to 85c yard, at 50c dozen yards. Silk Suits for Spring Plaids—handsome plaids—bie "Jumbo” affairs are at one ex treme—at the other are tiny checks- Between the two you may pick from scores of patterns and not one that isn’t pretty as a picture. The materials are Taffetas and Louisines- We are selling on an average of two a day—now—in February, $25 to $50 AII Get Ready for The Marx SALE! Get the facts clearly in your mind. Then think over them. That is the way to distinguish this glove sale from the hundreds of hurried-up, hurrah affairs that mushroom into existence without reason during the night. This is not an extemporaneous glove sale. It didn’t just happen. It is not an impromptu affair offering a few brittly, crackly, job lots at apparently low, however, in realitv, very dear prices. But it is a thought out, carefully planned clearance. It has a cause behind it and an g'-^F object in front of it. It embraces our gJF entire stock and the gloves involved are new “^3 and of course fresh, "-agS The economies are sound. '^3 genuinef“Wt rcal.“^l Hold in mind that lWsf* nothing is reserved—and that this clearance includes the famous KSsr51 Trefousse and Centemerl gloves in blacks and colors, Glace and suede. It is good news and great—wonderful and more wonderful yet. Five thousand pairs! Think of it—we can glove ten thousand hands, and each buyer will save from a S3F fourth to a fcjr* third. The selling starts tomorrow. Here’s the new price schedule: Regular $1 Marx’s Gloves Reduced to Glove and Suede -Genuine l;td skin, black, white, tan, brown, white with black seams, black with white seams; a few reds; 75c pair. About cost to make. Trefousse $1.50 Suede j 4 C Gloves Reduced to 1*1 w Red, grey, white, black, navy, green, brown, tan, buff. mode. Two and three clasps. These are the splendid Trefousse French gloves. Always sold at $1.50. Now at $1.15. $1.50 Cenlemeri Glace 1 1 C Gloves Reduced lo A •1*1 The name Is sufficient—Centemerl is a standard glove, glace finish, black, white, brown, tan, navy, red, gray, mode. Regular price $1.50. Now at $1.15. $1.50 Trefousse Pique 1 1C Gloves Reduced lo l»lv Browns, tans, reds, black and white. A smart glove for walking and shopping. $1.50 Washable Gloves Reduced to In white and buff. The most successful washable glove on the market—made by Trefousse & Co. $2 Cenlemeri Glace Gloves Reduced to Black only; glace finish—service able and stylish glove. Black only; made by Trefousse. Formerly $2.00. Now at $1.50. 01 Fabric 16 button Silk Gloves, many colors. Worth $1, at 75c a pair. Kayser’s 2 clasp fabric Gloves, all colors and black and white, special at 50c. P. S.—We cannot fit the gloves in this sale. Even with the increased sales force we will be too busy. \IEW IX EC K WEAR 01ES Stocks, etc. Find them in the crystal cases and adorning fixture tops at the right as you enter on the east side- “Sweetest, ’ ’‘sum merest” styles you ever saw. Some of them are copies of Paris crea tions—all are straight from Broad way. Tailored Stocks of figured Madras, 25c. Soft mull and lace Stocks, 25c. Black lace Stocks, 25c. Collar, Cuff and Coat Sets, 85c, $1.25, $1.50 and $1.75. LOST! The Profit on Undermuslins Odd lots swept into the vortex of the Rummage cyclone. Maybe not the exact style you want is in this group—but the savings will pay you to conipromise. Listen: Umbrella Drawers of fine cambric, deep flounce, hemstitched. Formerly 25c, at 19c. Corset Covers, trimmed In lace In sertion and wash ribbon. Formerly 50c and 60c, at 35c. Gowns of splendid muslin, yokes of embroidery, insertion and tucks. V shapeu or high neck, full length and width. Formerly 75c, at. 50c. Petticoats with deep Spanish flounce, 3 rows of lace Insertion at bottom, dust ruffle. Formerly $1.00, at 75c. Hear Ye, Ladles! Silk Waists are NOW 3.79 Some were as high as 16.50, but most of them are reduced from $10 and $12. Of lace, of Louisine, of chiffon taffeta- Find them out on a table in the Waist Department. Choicest colors and styles go to earliest comers. Alterations “Jo Boot” in this Three Price Sale of SUITS 995 for Suits that were | Marked $20 -i 095 for Suits J-Ai that were Marked $35 95 for Suits that were j Marked ft $60 j The values justify sensational statements. We would print them if we thought the way to appeal to intelligent people is by blow and bluster, bombast and buncombe. But it isn’t. We leave the pyrotechnics for others. Plain words and simple statements suit us best. The Marx advertisements are aimed at your HEAD—not your HEART. We believe that the quickest and most effective way of reaching you lie1' in directing our mes sages to your REASON, not your EMOTIONS.' We take it, too, that the sure method of making the customer out of you is to always have our bargains better than we say they are. No sensationalism, no exaggeration. We believe that simply printing the price reductions is sufficient to convey to you the full magnitude and matchlessness of these Marx suit bargains. Besides selling them at less than half we are altering them free. Short Lengths of GOOD Linens -SHOR TER Prices Paying the inevitable penalty. Losing money on the linen remnants that have accumulated in the past few months. Only occasionally and rarely do thrifty housekeepers get a chance like this. When it comes there is but one wise thing to do—BUY. Table j 2, 2 Vfe and 3-yard lengths, splendid i at No. I ( grades, worth up to $2.00 f $1.39 Table ( 2Vi’3 Rnd 31/6 yard lengths'Irish and J German Damasks, In a fine lot of pat- ^ , _ m No. 2 \ terns, worth up to $2.75. j $*■/«) T bl f 23' 3'^ aUd 4yBrd ,enghtg' lrlBh> ) ■< Scotch and German Linens, worth up f * d«-**rn No. 3 i to $7.00. ’« $3.50 Linens Off the Bolts Prices Have Bolted! “I want 3 yards more of that Linen I bought here nearly three years ago. The cloths 1 have began to wear out last month and I told my husband that I guess 1 would go to Marx’s for more. It is the best 1 ever saw- He agreed to pay the bill—and remarked that such linens are investments.” It is experiences like this woman’s that have made Marx’s a household word—synonymous with good linens. Look what the Rummage has done to prices: 5 plpces of German Damask, in a wide range of patterns. The color is a rich cream, but It bleaches white after washing; 72 Inches; worth $1.25. Rummage price 85c yard. 72-lnrh Irish and German Dam ask, attractive patterns with open borders, soft finished, all pure linen. Worth 8!tc. Rummage price 69c. Napkins to match the above spe cial at $1.75 a dozen. 72-inch bleached German Dam ask, many patterns, including the pansy, flour do Hs and polka dot de signs; warranted all pure linen; worth $1.25. Special at 99c. 24-Inch Napkins to match the above. Special at $2.89 a dozen. 72x72-inch Lunch Cloths, several designs, continuous borders, hem med. Worth $1.50 each. Rum mage price 99c. Prices 'tJOSS’E Reduced J. B. Thompson’s, R. N, and P. N. Corsets- No need to eulogize the brands. They are names to conjure with and the corsets for which they stand are best at their respective prices, bar none. Well, who can buy correctly, who knows how much or how little? That genius was never born who could gauee supply and demand accurately- That is why we have surplus stocks at the season's end. That is why prices are reduced. Clearances for us„.bargains for you At $1.50, $100 and 75c. i ' " The Marx delivery covers Bir mingham like a blanket- The DELIVERY service is prompt, quick and can be depended upon in emergencies. FERD MARX STORE Write for anything you see MAIL ORDERS advertised. Sufficient quantities of the goods are reserved for mail order customers.