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VOLUME 22: BIRMINGHAM, ALA.., SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1895.-SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER. 25. LOVEMAN. JOSEPH & LOEB, - 1 y-$ to I O ^ Is bedecked from first to fourth floor in Holiday attire, and ULI VJTI C/H l bvll Vj we are in perfect trim for the Holiday trade. It is just a little over two weeks till Christmas, and there are none too many days for your comfort as buyers. Will you pick now when the stocks are at their best and choosing is easy—or wait for the eleventh-hour crush and rush? Never has the city of Birmingham seen such an assortment of TOYS, DOLLS, FANCY GOODS, SILVER WARE, WHITE METAL WARE, GLOVES, WRAPS, SILKS and DRESS GOODS, and hundreds of other useful and ornamental Christmas Presents, and, in fact, EVEYRTHING FOR EVERYBODY at prices within everyone’s reach. s^^-Mail orders will receive prompt attention. TOYS! toys: . Our third floor, 60x150 feet, just full of Toys—enough to make the Children of Birmingham wild with joy. Bring the little folks. It will be as good as a circus to them—and to you if you like to see the youngsters happy. There are All Sorts of Games. Magic Triclcs. Mechanical and. Steam Toys. Iron Locomotives. Trains and Wagons. Hooks and Ladders. Eire Engines, Etc. Punch and Judy Shows. Magic Lanterns. Tricycles, Bicycles, Velocipedes. Lead Soldiers. Doll Houses. Guns and Swords. Drums aNd Trumpets. Animals of All Kinds. Pianos. Kitchen Sets. Furniture Sets. Bed Room Sets. Karms of All Descriptions. 50^3! A little city full, dressed and undressed, jointed and with kid body; and Doll Houses, Stables and Theaters, and all sorts of buildings to make the little men and women happy. 13 1-2 inch French Kid Doll, long hair, worth 50c, at.33 Cents 12-inr.h Jointed Doll, movable eyes, long curly hair, worth 45c, at. .29 Cents 19-inch French Kid Doll, sold everywhere at ft.00, our price....60 Cents Twenty dozen nicely dressed Dolls, with hats to match, in all col ors, worth 35c„at.25 Cents Ten different styles of dressed Dolls, latge size and dressed in worsted goods, worth 75c, at.50 Cents We also show the largest and prettiest assortment of real fine dressed Dolls in the South, in all colorings and the newest styles, up to.$12.50 apiece ATTENTION I Would advise early purchases of Toys and fancy goods while stock is complete; also to avoid the Great Rush. WE WILL STORE and deliver to suit your convenience all arti cles bought of us. Solid Sterling Silverware. Every Article Guaranteed. Stamp I oxcs......$1 30, 1.50 and 1.98 Bag Tags.75c and 98o Key Rings.75c, 95c and $125 Match Boxes......$L98, 2.50, 2-75 and 3 00 Napkin Rings.... 98c to $2-49 Salt Spoons (perfect beauties).49c and 98c Gold lined Tea and Coffee Spoons.69c and 75o Sugar, Olive and Cream Spoons, gold lined, beautiful designs. .$1.50 to 5.00 Solid silver-handled Whisk Broom.$3.00 up Solid silver top Hair Brushes.$6.49 up Solid silver top Clothes Brushes.$5.49 up And many other useful articles. Kid Gloves for Ladies. For the past 3 months our Eastern buyer has been making strong preparations to give us a thorough and complete depart ment. Now we have such a line of Gloves as has never been shown in any re/ail house in the South. Sole Agents for Jouvin's, Perrin's, and Cluze Patent Thumb Gloves. All of our Gloves at $1.00 and above are guaranteed—that is, a new' glove will be giv^n in every case where the Glove is not satisfactory because of defect in leather or fit. For evening wear we are showing a beautiful line of 12, 16 and 20-button lengths, made all of one piece of solid leather. For a Christmas remembrance, why not 1 or 6 or 12 pairs of fine Gloves. It is a pleasure to wear our Gloves—and with every wearing will come pleasant remembrances. Ladies’ Wraps and Dresses. Weather during November was not favorable to sales of garments of Winter weight, as many manufacturers found to their great disappointment. Many special opportunities came to us—opportunities which customers, as always, share. The following are all far below the prices they were made to sell for —many are less than manufacturers’ cost! $1.75 Ladies’ Double Cape, Braid trimmed,.value Si.5° 1.98 Ladies’ Double Cape, heavy Kersey Cloth, trimmed. “ 3.00 3.49 Double Cape, Satin trimmed upper Cape. “ 5-00 4 48 Heavy Beaver Cloth Double Cape, braid trimmed. “ 6.oo 5.98 Fine Boucle Latin trimmed Cape,. “ 7-S° 6.98 Double Cape-made fine French Cloth, self-stitched. “ 9.00 -ALSO Holiday Arrivals in Fine Cloths and Boucle Capes, $7.98, $9 98, $12.50 to $25.00. OPENMONDAY 200 Silk Yelour and Plush Capes. 5.98, 6.98, 8.98, 9.98, some very nobby fur trimmed Silk Plush Capes. SILK VELOUR CAPES From 17.50 to 35.00. FUR CAPES. Fur manufacturers have had a hard time—November was too warm—lorced to sacrifice to sell. As usual you profit by it. $9.98. Nobby 20x120 Fur Cape. .... value $15.00 ELECTRIC SEALS. $14.98, $17.50 to $35.00—30x100 lull sweep. REEFER JACKETS. Jannty, tailor-made, perfect fitting, stylish, from ^4.98, 7.98, 9.98 to 25.00 Ladies’ Ready-Made Dresses. SPECIAL AT $14.98. A few yet left of those All-Wool Cheviots orBoucle Cloths, in navies or blacks. Ladies’ Suits: Made Reefer style with large pearl buttons and jacket full silk lined, skirt percaling lined, value $20.00. Gentlemen’s and Boys’ Furnishings. 23c—Extra long Windsor Ti-s, solid or fancy colors; pure silk. 49c—Reefer Ties in handsome designs, hemstitched ; the latest in Ladies’ Neckwear. r 33c—Gents’ Silk Handkerchiefs, full size, hemstitched or fancy border. 34c—Gents’ initial pure linen Handkerchiefs, good quality, worth 40c. $1.49—A Boys’ Suit, double-breasted coat rihd knee pants, well made ; ex cellent for school wear; worth $3.am. 23c—Boys’ Cloth Caps or Hat3 in all the different styles worth 35c. $3.98- •An all wool Boys’ Reefer Suit; coat mads with large sailor collar ; handsomely braided; pants with double seat and knees ; good value at <5.00. 1 49c—T am O’Shanter Caps for girls in Scottish plaids or solid colors; north 75 cents. - - Ladies’ $1.39— Infants’ long Cashmere Cloaks, embroidered cape and skirt, lined. $2.48—-Ladies’ fine black Cashmere Shawls with genuine silk frinfie. 23c—Children’s cream China Siik Caps, embroidered; sizes 12 to 15. 69c—Ladies’ fine woolen Vests, lull saaped, silk finish, heavy weight. 18c—Ladies' white Lawn Aprons, deep hem, with open work above 98c—Children’s Cloaks, age 1 to 6 years, made of best quality Outing; well braid trimmings. $1.39—Children’s Dresses of best Outing; nice patterns, perfect fitting, braid trimmings; age 4 to 12 years. Misses’ and Waitresses’ Caps at 19c, 23c, 28c up to 50c. Large line of Infants’ Vests and Wrappers, in all grades and sizes, at 14c, 20c, 25o, 35c, 4rOc, 49c up to $1.50. Ladies’ Underskirts, very large assortment, at 75c to $4.50 each. r_ i ' CARPETS. “ Real Shirvan, Carabough and Bcloughestan Oriental Rugs at Special Prices Ail^This Week,' Smyrna Rugs, 30x60 . . . $1.98 and up Moquette •* 27x60 . . . . 2 98 Wilton* “ 27x54 . . . . 3 98 and up La Paris “ 30x60 .... 7.50 Fur “ 30x60 .... 1.98 and up Very hoavy union ingrain Carpets . . .39 All-Wool filled i lgrain Carpets . . .49 New, bright, all-wool ingrain Carpets . .65 Tapestry Brussels ..... .49 Better Tapesty Brussels .... .59 25 pieces body Brussels, worth $1.10, this week only . .75 Cocoa Matting, Napier Matting, Straw Matting, Oil Cloth, Linoleum. Fringed Window Shades, 7 feet long, mounted on good spring roller, all colors . . .50 Upholstery Department, New Terry Repp. Portieres, all colors . . . $ 7.60 Chenille Portieres ...... 2.48 Chenille Portieres, 4 yards long, 72 in. wide . . 10.00 Beautiful Derby Table Covers, 6-4, all colors . 2.48 Chenille Table Covers, 4-4 ..... .59 Gold Printed Covers, 1 yard square, fringed all round .69 Demin Covers, 4-4. 1.26 Lace Curtains, Brussell; Net, Irish Point, Antiques, Clunys, Ruffeld Point De Sprit, Ruffeld Swiss. Tamboured and all the newest things in the market. Carpet Sweepers at ... 1.98, 2.49, 3.00 Easels, Screens, Umbrella Stands, Jardiniere Stands. New Crinkled China Silks for fancy work . . . .59 Sofa Pillows—pure down . . . . 18 in. .69 20 in. .89 3* 22 in. $1 00 24 in. 1.26 26 in. 1.48 Feather Pillows ". . . 3.60 to 4.60 per pair SILKS! SILKS! Is Black Satin in Your Thoughts? Here Are 10 Pieces. BLACK SATIN DUCHESSE Pure silk back, that we will sell at 75c. A week ago gi.oo was consid dered low for this identical quality. For dress skirts and entire costumes. BLACK BROCADE SILK Are now high in favor. Look at those we offer at 89c ; 22 inches ia a dozen new varieties. NOV CL TV SILKS. 20-inch two-toned Brocade Taffetas. .74o 20- inch two or three-toned Brocade. .08a 21- inch Lyons Satin Brocade, worth >1.98.$1.50 IE YOU ARE INTERESTED in Silks for F.vening Wear or Fancy Work. Our stock should prove at tractive. In the popular range from 24c to 98c. You will find Silk Crepes, Crepons, China, India, Bengalines, Satins, Taffetas, Surahs aod Brocades. An unmatched variety of popular-priced fabrics. WHITE METAlTwEAR White Metal Toilet Boxes.29c, 39c, 50c and up White Metal Looking Glass.25c to $1.50 Jewel Boxes, lined with silk.25c, 35c, 50c, 75c to $5-00 Bronze Animals and Clocks.25c to $4.00 each Picture Frames.11c to $2.00 hwndkjeh^hTefs. A stock that is the wonder of everybody—the largest, best chosen assortment we ever -knew of and at prices that are revolutionizing the trade. 10c- -Swiss Embroidered Handkerchiefs, good value at...15c 12 1-2C—Swiss Embroidered “ elaborately trimmed, value at... 18c 15c—Swiss Embroidered “ beautf iul designs, value at.20c 10C—Swiss Embroidc.ed “ “ •• “ .25c 25C- -Swiss Embroidered “ *• " “ .35c 35C— Hemstitched and pure Linen Handkerchiefs, value at.50c 1000 dozen—A SPECIAL—-at.5 and 7 i-*c In colored, bordered and white. Value double. SILK. HANDKERCHIEFS. 9c—'Hemstitcehd Silk, all colors, value.15c 15c~«5< alloped and faecy embroidered, all colors, value.25c and from 25 tc £1 00.