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vice is quick and accurate. FERD Can’t tell all the spring news today. Much of in terest is crowded out. MARX Remember thatMarx stands for quality--that our prices for GOOD goods are lowest. STORE Shopping by mail is satis factory--if you shop at MARX’S A Square Deal , At 49c Each In stating that these linen squares are worth $1 and that we will sell them at 49c, we realize the risks we take in being misunderstood, misconstrued or disbelieved en tirely. That is the penalty which straightforward advertisers must yield in the form of penace for the sins of the crooked and malicious kind. We ask you, however, to kindly forbear in the case of Marx. Do nottly at conclusions—withhold Judgment until you have SEEN. ' We reiterate—These .squares are Worth $1(W t patterns , are of the rennai: s ,n e school, and , they are beautiful. 20x20 inches i square, and every thread linen. ' Box of P/ns Worth 35c at2tc Five hundred to start with! Whew, i what a bargain! 21c a box, instead I of 35c. Why? Good! We like your , spirit; we want you to ask wrhy—you, as the purchaser, ought to know why. And at Marx’s we are always willing to tell. Stores that make sweeping statements and then envelope their bargains with clouds of mystery— 1 evading explanations will bear watch : ing—remember that. Their bargains are not bargains. Marx welcomes the 1 question mark. We’ll run an honest store or nothing. The maker overmade. He went hawk i ing through the market for a buyer. i He found one in Marx, and we bought at a sacrifice. That’s all. I Of amber and shell, crimped or i straight; 21c box; worth 35c. ! Save Half the Glove Bill With the New Glove Tops | A bright idea. Because there is a shortage in long gloves a clever maker set about remedying the evil by making “Glove Tops.” Use them over the ordinary Fabric gloves, wrinkle ’em and they look fof all the world like the 16 and 20 ■ button lengths. The beauty of the l idea is this: The “tops” can be used with several pairs of gloves as they wear out, cutting, you see, , the glove bill in half. Of silk, black «nd white, 50c and 75c pair. Satinola i Softens, whitens the skin. In stances are numerous in which it has worked marvels toward beautifying the complexion. Egyptian Cream A skin food and a black head destroyer—meant to be used in connection with Satinola. The I price of each of these is 75c. Tomorrow and Tuesday we will sell Both for 75c and Nadine P°wder at 39c. You 1 need these preparations in windy March more than at any other time. 15c Dixie Cloth 12lcYd at Marx's White is the color note—and the keyboard of fabrics ranges through Cotton-dom, Llnen-dom and Silk dom. Strike any and you will be in complete harmony with the fashion of the day. Even now at the prelude of the season the an dante stop* of the demand has opened and at Marx white stuffs are marching out in two-four time. The fastest seller is Dixie cloth— 36 inches wide, soft finish. We afe informed that others have pitched their price to 15c, ours is 12 l-2c yard. Veils at 1.49 for March Winds March is the month of winds. It cjiaps the lips, crackles the skin ajid hurts the eyes. Every gust from Borias is a dust highball Veils are necessary. It is happy merchandising indeed that offers veils when you need them at a reduced price. Filmiest, daintiest chiffon; prettiest, daintiest color ings—and washablejblue, lavender, pink, gray, red, navy, brown, black and white—every veil hem stitched. Worth $2-50 and worth it, Tomorrow and Tuesday at $1.49. Scatl^Odd Lots ---» of Belts at I9c ea. Out on a table—away with them. A jumbled tumbled assortment of odd lots. Tailored silk belts, Leather tailored belts, Crushed leather girdles, and a few of silk- The buckles are decidedly handsome and every belt is in splendid con dition. Choice at 19c. Really? Truly? Ycsl And some of them used to be 11-00 and $1-50. Where Are the Adjectives To Describe This Hosiery The hosiery for spring and summer. Its conquest is complete—every woman succumbs to its rich and lovely beauty. We’d like to print the nice things they say about it, but then, we can’t buy the whole paper. However, while you are admiring the charming styles, do not think that we have forgotten the practical side— the prices. Ours Are Lowest Instances follow here that prove the statement be yond a scintilla of a doubt. ^ Embroidered Hose for Women, In plain and delightful lace effects. Embroidered in the small designs. Blue, pink, lavender, red, white and black. 50c, worth 75c. Misses’ Hose, wirely lisle, double knees and toes, reinforced foot; black, firm, fast, ribbed. It is a hose built for service; it fulfils the mission; worth 35c; special at 25c. $1.50 Silk Stockings at $1.00 Among the "finds” made in our recent campaign in New York, these silk stockings rank with the best. Listen: All silk, lisle foot, worth $1-50 at $1-00. The trouble is there is only a few dozen pairs. Greys, violet, greens, Alice blue, French blue and China blue- Will you get here in time? GREY! GREY! GREY1 GREY1 The New Dress Goods GREY! GREY! GREY! GREY! The Woman in Grey looms large on the spring horizon. Mrs. Longworth started it by wearing grey on the honeymoon to Cuba. And who isn’t glad? for grey is an "omnibus” shade—ALL can wear it and look pretty. Its comeliness is universal. Look at the greys at Marx’s. Every variation that the imagination of man could conceive!—dawn grey, twilight grey, oyster grey, shadow grey, honeymoon grey, and grey, and grey, and grevl In Batistes, Mohairs, Homespus and Panamas, 59c to $1.25. And here are Blacks, too, in Mohairs and Sicilians, 42 to 48 inches, 49c, 89c and $1.59. Every yard is heart and soul, warp and woof WOOL. Silks Shine Tomorrow A Batch of Big Values Black silk, water and perspiration proof, not only in name but in reality. Put it to the test. Take it out in the rain, or wear it. If it spots or splotches or blots or fades or cracks or splits—bring it back in a hurry—we won’t let you have it. A guarantee at Marx’s is more than mere words. It is nominated in the bond that this Taffeta will do none of these tricks, or if it does, we lose. Various widths, 50c, 59c, 69c, 85c and $1.00. A silk that sounds the death knell to Taffeta troubles. Yard black taffeta, full 27-inches wide An intensified OvL and brilliant finish that glows with an incomparable luster- , Others sell this grade at 85c, which is cheap enough- Monday and Tuesday at 69c Yard taffeta, full yard wide. Black as jet, and perma Ot/V nently so- A splendid and heavy silk for waists, suits, and skirts. 89c yard is eleven cents under the price. Habutais are again ascendant—their star is the brightest In the spring galaxy. These are straight from Japan—smacking, redolent of the Orient; white; 25c, 39c, 45c, 75c yard; 22 to 36 Inches wide. Printed Habutais—Lyons dyed—It is there In Lyons, France, that they know best the secret of putting firm and fast colors In silk. We Import them direct, get them cheaper, you know, else how could we sell ’em at 75c when all the others are asking $1.00? Conservative, neat little conventions are printed on In blue, pink, hello, Alice and reseda. What darling summer dresses they wll! make. Well Made and Thoroughly Clean Muslin Wear The largest slice of the undermuslin business comes to Marx’s. The reasons for this are obvious. Make comparisons—any woman can detect the difference. When you look at these garments and then at the others you marvel that we don’t get all the business. We will, eventually, and values like the following will help bring it. Women’s Gowns, of cambric, square yoke of embroidery, full length and width, worth $1.00; spe cial at 69c. Women’s Gowns, of fine nain sook, V or round yoke of lace and embroidery, worth $1.25 and. $1.60; special at $1.00. Corset Covers, of cambric, front formed of three rows of torchon in sertion, heck and arms finished with lace and wash ribbon; special at 35c. Women’s Skirls, deep flounce formed of four rows of pretty tor chon insertion, lace at bottom to match, worth $1.26 to $1.50; special at $1.00. • Cambric Drawers, flounce trim med in two rows of Val. insertion, lace at bottom; special at 50c. Women's Drawers, umbrella Btyle, of splendid cambric; the reg ular 26c quall'v; special at 19c. Prices of Laces and Nets Take a Long Tumble We prefer the restrained style of advertising. How ever, there are times when we cannot contain ourselves, and the enthusiasm breaks loose and runs rampant. -- Such an occasion is this, Embroidered and the bargains inOriental Oriental lace and dotted nets are LACE the cause. Sensational? rth No. That word is weak and 2 25 m2 75 vd purile; jt wiH not do; k to l. a y joes not appiy in this case with half the sufficient $1.98 force. Remarkable? No. 45 in. wide Unprecedented? Yes, that --— will do for want of a better - one. Really, the English language has startlingly narrow limitations! Lose no time, please, in coming for these. I » i Pretty as PicturesTrim.jTrig as Can Be The MARX Tailored Suits How easily do the Marx Suits surpass all others! In tailoring, how wonderfully superior! jn style, how matchlessly-beautiful! Thus it always will be, for know you that we are specialists. Having focused and centralized our thought, endeavors and energies in the direction of Tailored Suits, it is neither magical nor mysterious that we get them better and sell them cheaper. It is as natural as the sequence of cause and effect. Marx’s is intensified and intelligent effort opposed to the scattered, harum scarum and desultory methods. As instances in proof, witness the new suits tor spring. Flawless. The.'perfect products of the brightest brains in the business. Etons with a dash of the military to make them piquant and different. Hip coats enlivened with buttons and braids, and pony coats—the newest whimsy of whimsical Fashion. An Eton Suit in Lavender and Green Panama, trimmed tastefully in lace, embroidery and silk; short sleeves, full circular skirt, pleated. Price $42.50. Another Eton, of black and green Panama, trim med in white Val lace and brnid touched off with gold; circular skirt, pleated. Price $32.50. A Hip Coat Suit in tyhite serge; white braid is for trimming, with now and then a little green velvet, and pearl buttons. The skirt is circular and pleated in folds and trimmed in braid. Price $42.50. Of Homespun, eton style, light gray, trimmed in black velvet and black velvet buttons, long sleeves, __. . full circular skirt, with black velvet piping at bottom, $22.50. A new eton is of a gray checked stuff, short sleeves; the coat is trimmed In braid and piping, cir cular skirt, trimmed in folds and piping at bottom, $32.50. Pony Jacket Suit, in gray striped chiffon Panama, white vestee and cuffs. The coat is trimmed in but tons and braid. New panel front, circular skirt, trim med In buttons and folds, $35.00. The smartotst suit of the season Is this 21-inch coat suit In checks and grays. Very mannish, close fitting, full circular front, $37.50. I The1 Linen and Lingerie Suits and Costumes. Their beauty is bewitching. These are the de Luxe, Levant editions—the exclu sive one-of-a-kinds—and the atmosphere that surrounds them is rarified and highly aristocratic. Women in search of distinction in dress are invited to inspect them. Pastel Shades and Big, Bold Plaids in The New Silk Suits Pastel shades are prominent. Their soft and delicate tints are good to look upon. Favor is divided between Mauve, Alice, Raspberry and a shade that is a suggestion of Turquoise. But Plaids are strong and bold—riding high on the popular wave; and yet little checks bid mightily for your preference. The richness and variety of the season is baffling. It is difficult to decide. Your first impulse is to buy them all—but that would be extravagance. Many of the models hew closely to the shirt waist idea. However, there are radical departures on the Princess tangent. This, by the way, is worth noting, for the beautiful and graceful lines of the Princess style commend it to many women and assure its popularity. Silk Suits in black, navy. Alice, white, raspberry and light blue; crushed girdle, Irish lace yoke and short sleeves, full skirt with folds of splendid taffeta. Price $18.50. Suits of taffeta, in black and white and pin stripes in all colors; lace yoke; short sleeves with lace cuffs. Full circular skirt with folds. Pjice, $25.00. Of Taffeta, large plaids in white, black and blue. Surplice style with lace chemisette; waist Is trimmed in steel buttons. Large sleeves, elbow cuffs. Full princess skirt, $50.00. Silk Eton Suits, in black; the severity of the color is relieved and enlivened by green piping and lace trimming. The skirt is full and circular, and has a pleated panel, $45.00. A rare beauty is this, of black and white slriped chiffon taffeta. It has a chemisette of black and white lace, touched with blue panne velvet and gold braid; surplice neck, back and front, trimmed with broad knife pleating of black and white striped taffeta; short sleeves, full circular skirt. A French costume, $50.00. Several styles of suits in tho shirt waist effect. Black and colors. All at $25. $2.50 Bracelets Are Down to 75c If the heading above falls be neath the eyes of a certain manu facturing jeweler we hope it will not spoil the flavor of his Sunday morning coffee and rolls. It isn’t very pleasant to be reminded of a loss that one has just undergone. But, what else was he to do with a surplus of stock? Sell and regret, keep and repent. Tossing on two horns of a dilemma, what was he to do? He sold. At a tremendous sacrifice. We bought. The bargain is yours Rolled plated bracelets, worth $2.50 and guaranteed not to tarnish for 25 years, are offered at 75c Three sizes. It is p-h-e-n-o-m-e-n-a-k Stationery At 25c a Box We admire the woman who does not care to economize in stationery for fear of compromising the qual ity. A standard should be fixed and maintained—for remember that your stationery represents you. The better the quality the better the impression it makes. But. sup pose you can economise without sacrificing even a jot? Such is the case now at Marx’s The grades of paper involved in this sale starting tomorrow are superb. Don't care how finicky you are about it, this stationery will satisfy. Three styles—Berlin’s Old Homestead Lawn, Imperial Bond, and Royal Manuscript. White and tints. All in boxes, 25c a box. It is worth 50c. The Sale of NOTIONS English Twilled Tape, ten-yard rolls, 9c each, worth 12Vic. All widths. Dutch Linen Tape, all wldhts, 5c package, worth 7Vic. Finishing Braids, all white, all colors, 6-yard bolts, 9c each, worth 12c and 15c. Large fluffy Hair Holls, 15c each, worth 25c. Assorted Hair Pins, in wooden cabinet, 4c each. Hair Pins, eight assorted styles, packed in a neat box, 9c, worth 15c. Poarl and Turquoise Collar Pins, 12 on a card, 9c card. Four assorted sixes of Invisible Hair Pins, In a box, 4c each. Book of Safety Pins, assorted sixes, black and white, 10c. Your Hat! 1 ^. . -.rzJ) It is spring upstairs in the Millinery Department. Nothing missing except the chirp of the-wren and the call of the bob, bob, bob-o-link. New hats pop into sight at every glance. Won’t you come and take snap glimpses? All the freshness of the vernal season radiates from them —all the lithe, rythm and poetry of spring. Some are from Paris, some from New York, some from our own work rooms. Which is which? Doesn’t matter. You should consider the hat and its beauty, not its source. There is no patent on originality, no regular channel for inspiration. We, too, have artists in our employ, and the hats that come from the Marx workrooms vie with and sometimes excel the ones from Paris. These are the glori ous days for looking. It would be foolish to rob yourself of the exquisite pleasure derived from seeing the hats at now on display. WHITE GOODS Soft finished English Nnlnsook, 40 Inches wide; 12-yard bolts at $2.10. India Linen. 15c grade, special at 12140 yard. Soft finished Mull Checks, the 20c quality; special at 1714c. French Nainsook, 48 Inches wide, worth 50c; special at 40c yard. Checked and Striped Nainsook, worth 16c and 18c yard; special at 12'/2c. The sale of Remnant Dress Goods and Silks continues. One-fourth to one-half off. All Linen—Daintily Initialed HANDKERCHIEFS We visited the Land of Lost Handkerchiefs recently. We repeat what we overheard, “My mistress, pretty and petite, dropped me on a trolley car and the wind blew me away—1 am lost.” “And mine, absent minded love sick girl, left me in a dry goods store, where 1 was cruelly trampled underfoot and now my spirit hovers ’tween The Moon and The Earth with never a moment’s rest.” “And 1 was rent in twain by the wash woman— boiled to death in her black pot, then she cremated mv body, because she was afraid to take me home in such bad condition—woe, woe is me.” And thus it is that handkerchief are lost. And that is why you must keep buying them. Tomorrow’s sale offers a chance to retrieve your losses and to save. All linen, initialed neatly, hemstitched daintily, six for 65c. Wonderful bargain. As the Keystone to the Arch As the Framework to the structure So is the CORSET to the Dress What we see is the superstructure. We don’t see be neath it. The building is beautiful and true because the foundation is correct and because the framework is prop erly planned and erected. Otherwise the thing would be a shambly old hut to be blown aside by the first hard wind. In building your dress the first essential is a correct foundation and the proper framework, the right corset. It is a matter of common knowledge that unless the corset is correct the dress will be a failure. At the Marx corset department we undertake to sell you the right corset, and we accomplish the undertaking. The stock is comprehensive, and it supplies your in dividual corset needs. Besides, there are expert titters to help. La Vida, a domestic corset built on French lines. The Peetz for stout women. The R. & G., the P. N„ the W. B. and-Warner’s are a few of the different makes in stock at all times. Serviceable ^ *T Splendid Practical \ I M\ M Bargains The skirts that follow here are made for service. The idea is apparent in every stitch. “But,” you say, “I want a stylish skirt, too.” Certainly, you shall have it. The charm and beauty of these is in the fact that they combine the two most happily. Style plus Service plus good tailor ing, at modest, modest prices. Walking length, of blue Sicilian, circular gored with panel front, trim med In tailor stitched folds. Price, $15.00. Walking length, of all-wool Panama, circular style, stitched folds on bottom. Price, $7.75. Walking length, white serge, with black pin stripes; pleated panel front; stitched folds at the bottom. Price, $16.50. The Waist News is Enlivened WITH SPECIAL VALUES Three features impress those who visit our waist stock. They are: its volume, variety and its values. We have foreclosed the necessity for you to go elsewhere by having everything that you are likely to want. It is, in all probability, the largest stock in Birmingham, and the littlest'prices: OF JAP 81 UK, $3.00. A splendid value, Btrictly tailor made, pleated cuffs, pleated back and front; white; worth $4.50. AT $4.50. Of white Jap silk, tailor-made ef fect, 1-inch tuck in hack and front, long tucked cuffs decorated with neat pearl buttous. AT $5.00. Of Jap silk, open back, trimmed In small tucks and embroidery, cuffs are tucked and are trimmed in lace, collar, too, trimmed in lace. LAWN WAIST8, 99c. Of fine white lawn, front ia tucked and Is trimmed in embroid ery and lace, open back, largo sleeves, deep cuffs. Special at 99o.