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VOLUME 22: BIRMINGHAM, ALA., SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1895.-TWENTY PAGES NUMBER. 31. LOVEM AN, JOSEPH & LOEB, The Busiest Store in Birmingham. OUR STORE IS NOW A GREAT HOLIDAY BAZAAR! A MERE AGGREGATION OF MERCHANDISE does not necessarily make a stock from which one can pleasantly, profitably and satisfactorily supply one’s wants. To meet these requirements there must be behind the mass brains, judg ment, courage, discretion, taste, experience, and last—not least—a long purse to command the markets of the world. Ail of these we have, and the result is that every department is replete with irresistible inducements. Our Toy Department alone occupies almost an entire floor, three times as much space as formerly, and our other holiday depart ments are similarly amplified. We would advise early purchases to get choice of stock and avoid the rush. We will cheerfully store all goods and deliver to suit your convenience. _______ Toys, Dolls, Games. Bewildering Varieties. An Entire Floor Full At Popular Prices. To all of us—staid, grown up folks— the annual catalogue of holiday toys Is an old story, but not so to the little ones. It Is ever fresh and Interesting to their minds. A little outlay will bring a heart full of happiness to many a youngster. AT 25o EACH—12-Inch Jointed Doll, long hair; worth 35c. AT 83c EACH—13-Inch French Kid Doll, curly hair; worth 40c. AT 25c EACH—Beautiful Dressed Doll, with satin front and lace; worth 35c. AT 48c EACH—Worsted Dressed Doll, in all colors and hat to match; worth 60c. AT 6«o EACH—18-Inch French Kid Doll. long curly hair: worth 90c. AT 85c, 81.00. 81.25 UP TO 812.50—\ery fine Dolls. In Kid or Jointed, dressed or undressed, long or short hair, blue or brown eyes, which are the pretti est and cheapest line ever exhibited. AT 10c EACH—1000 Horns, very substan tially made, and large size; worth lbc. HOLIDAY BOOKS -Fancy Books and Calendars. _ LITTLE LINEN ABC BOOK At 5c each. _ , JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Cinde rella, Puss In Boots. The Babes in the Woods, all linen books and nicely Illustrated, at 20o each; worth 30c. UP-TO-DATE Series Paper Doll, “Steiila Stylish.” at 19c per box; worth 26c. THE LATEST NOVELTY—The Leap Year Calendar, fancy and Illustrated, at 45o each. TEN PTNS—Very useful for boys; oil TEstzes; 9 inch. 25c per box; 8-Inch 40c per box; 9-inc-h, 50c per box; H-inch, 75c per box: 14-Inch. 81.25 per box. TOOL CHESTS In all grades and sizes at 50c, 75c, 81.00, 81.25 up to 83.60 per FURNITURE BETS-Pewter Seta, blue and white; Tin Sets. In all sizes, at 25c, 49c. 75c and 98c per box. DOLL CARRIAGES-The best and strongest made. In great variety, at 19c, 29c, 35c, 50c up to 86.50 apiece. They are very fine and fancy, marie In all colors. ROCKING HORSES-In all tftyles and makes at 86c. 81.25. 81 98. 82.48 up to 86.50. WHITE ENAMELED BABY CHAIRS— Silk upholstered and very substan tial. at 81-26 and 82.00 each. GAMES—The biggest line of the choicest and newest Games, such as Fish Pond Lotto, Domino, Steeple-Chase. Bicycle Race, Lost In the Woods. Parcheesi and many others. NOVELTIES—In large Opera Houses, Doll Houses. Farms and Circuses; they are the cream of the Europeau Imported Toys, and go very rapidly now. TRICYCLE—Just arrived, with rubber tires, at 84.50. 85.50 and 86.60. Do You Want... to make a present to a lady? A box of Handkerchiefs will be appreciated, and doesn't cost much. $1.19 a dozen. T.adles’ Swiss embroidered Handker chief. each one different and good value at *1.50. $149 a dozen. Klabornta embroidered Handkerchiefs, scolloped and sheer, worth *2.00 and cheap at that. $2.98 a dozen. Beautiful Swiss embroidered Handker chiefs, nicely scolloped and hemistllched; worth *4.00. $2.2& Buys a dozen all linen hand-embroider ed hemstitched handkerchiefs, nicely put up In abox, and would be. cheap at *3.00. 9c to $1.00 each. Silk Handkerchiefs by the thousand, all colors and styles, from 8o to *1.00 each. Come to see this special line. Useful Articles From Our Ladies’ Furnishing Department. A nice Cashmere Shawl, silk or wool fringe, Is a very sensible and desirab’e Xmas gift. We carry a large assortment of them From $1.48 to $15.00. Something Useful for the Darling Baby. Infants' long Cashmere Cloaks, beauti fully designed and embroidered, Prices from $1.39 up to $15.00 Infants' Flannel Squares, elaborately hand-embroidered, PriceB 75c to $3.98. Infants' Sacks, in Flannel, Cashmere or Knitted, a big assortment to select from; prices range From 25c up to $3.00. Infants’ Knitted Bootees, 12c, 15c up to 50c. Something Useful for the Cook or Chambermaid. 100 dozen White I.awn Aprons of ev ery description; Prices from 19c up to 75c. Nurses’ Caps or Bands, 19c, 23c, 28c, 35c up to 50c. Ladles’ and Misses' Gossamers, of all the new styles, in great variety; Prices 98c, $1.98, 2.50, 3.50, 3.98, 7-50 up to 12.50. Sterling Silverware. All our Silver Goods are warranted to be the genuine Sterling Silver, and are the handsomest line ever brought to the city; a few useful holiday gifts at lowest prices. Sterling Silver Cuff Buttons at 49c, 76c, 98c to $2.00. 14-karat Gold Cuff Buttons at $3.49, $4.50 and $5.00. Silver TeaBpoons at 69c, 75c, 89c, $1.25, $1.49. Sugar Spoons at $1.25, $1.50, $1.75 to $2.50. Oyster Spoons at $1.49 to $1.98. Sugar Picks at $1.49 to $3.00. Silver Napkin Rings at 9Sc, $1.25, $1.49, $2.00, $2.50 and $3.50. Silver match safes at $1.65, $2.00, $2.60 to $3.00. Sliver Pocket Knives at 98c, $1.75, $2.00 and $2.50. Silver Stamp Boxes at $1.25, $1.50, $1.75 and $2.00. Silver Side Combs at 49c, 75o to $1.25. Sliver Satchel Tags at 75c, 98c and $1.25. Sliver Hairpin* at 98c, $1.25, $1.50, $1.75 to $3.00. Sliver Hair Brushes from $6.49 to $10.00. Silver Whisk Brooms from $3.00 to $6.00. Solid gold Pen-holders and Pens at $1.49, worth $2.60. And a good many other useful gifts. Useful Presents for Gentlemen. WALKING CANES, In plain sticks and sterling Hllver mounting, ranging In price from 75c, 98c, $149 to $5.98. SILK SUSPENDERS, In separate boxes, from 75c, 98c, $1.60 to $2.50 per pair. COLLAR AND CUFF BOXES, in imita tion and real leather and rosewood, handsomely trimmed and silk lined, from 98c, $1.50, $2.00 to $4.50. UMBRELLAS—Fully a thousand to se lect from—in dainty handles of every description, from $1.00 to $12.60. LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS, in plain and colored borders and initials, from 10c to 98c. For Boys. WINDSOR SILK SCARFS, from 19c, 25c to 75c. BOYS’ SUITS, from $1.49, $1.98, $2.60 to $7.50. BOYS’ OVERCOATS, with or without capes, from $2.50 to $5.00. CLOAKS! ...A Selection From A Stock of... $20,000 Gives ycm a wide range and enables yon both to find wliat yon want in styles and pr ices. $1.75 —Braid trimmed Double Cape; value Q —Satin trimmed Double Cape made of - —L fine Kersey cloth ; value #5.00. pr —Nobby Boucle Cloth Cape, button trim MP KmJ med, full sweep ; value #8.50. *T> <—> —Those Double Capes, self-stitched, heavy ^P - C-' '—* ar.d stylish; value #10.00. C5 O Q o $9.98 t9 $12.00—Very choice line of i—s i.—J 3 new Cloth and Boucle Capes both in plain, fur trimmed or button trimmed. PLUSH GARMENTS. Over 300 Choice Holiday Novelties. Prices are so moderate that you cah own one without inconveni ence to your Pocketbook. $5.98—Plain Silk Plush; high collar. $6.98—Nobby Silk Plush, trimmed with real Thibet fur. $9.98 —Those swell 20x120 Seal Plush; full Thibet fur trimmed. At $12 50, 15 00, 17.50 to 35.00—Exquisite designs in Silk Velour and Velvet Capes, jetted and fur trimmed. FUR~GARMENTS. This is one season that you can own a fine Fur Garment at such a price that like opportunity will not soon present itself. The reason why ? The open weather forced the large manufac turers to sell at any price. WHEN DID YOU EVER BUY? A 30x100 fine Fur Cape, Rhadame lined, value $15, at..$7.98 A silk lined Electric Seal, 30x100 sweep, value $30.00, at.. . . . . $14.98 Linens. Where Is the Housewife That has no liking for a pretty piece o£ Linen? And where Is the buyer wha could resist these prices? All Linen Damask NapklnB, %x%, at $5.48: value, $6.50. Extra large Linen Damask Napkins, hemstitched, at $3.50; value, $4.98. All-linen Damask Table Cloths, sizes 8x10, with dozen large napkins to match, at $5.48 a set; price, $6.50. A very fine Linen Damask Table Set, 72 inches wide, $1.48; value, $1.98. Also, other grades from 49c to $1.00. All-linen Damask Towels, either plain white or colored border, knotted fringe, 24x52, at *6c; value, 50c. ! Also, excellent values in plain hem stitched Towels at 25c. Forty fancy Sideboard Scarfs. Bed Spreads. Marseille Bed Spreads, 1^4, $2.48 to $5.00. Also, white Spreads, 69c, 98c to $1.50. For the Toilet. AT 25 CENTS—Hudnut’s 1 ounce Cactus » Extract. : AT 25 CENTS—Colgate’s % ou' ->e As • sorted Extracts. AT 45 CENTS—Hudnut’s best 1 ounce t- Extracts. AT 4!) CENTS—Colgate's % ounce Ex tracts. AT 75 CENTS—Crown 1 ounce Crab Ap * pie Blossom. AT 98 CENTS—Pinaud Assorted 1 ounce Extracts. AT $1.0 0—Hudnut’s fancy Leather Box 1 l'/i ounce Extracts, sextruple. finest quality. AT 50 CENTS—Hudnut’s 8 ounce Florida Water, best made. SACHET POWDER—50c per ounce; all odors. >!— "Kid Gloves. Ladles’ Dressed and Undressed. Ktd Gloves, all shades, styles and sizes, from the cheapest to the best, at 98c, $1.25, $1.49, $1.75, $1.98, $2.50 to $5.00 per pair. Useful Household Presents From Our. . . Carpet Department. SCREENS. Five feet high, oak and white en ameled. three-fold.$1 98 MUSIC STANDS. Thirty-inch high two-wing white enameled beautiful scroll work....31 98 MUSIC STANDS. Forty-two-inch high scroll work and one shelf white enameled.$2 98 UMBRELLA STANDS. Three feet high, beautiful fret work, In cherry or oak .$1 98 JARDINIERE STANDS. Twenty Inches high, fret work highly polished In oak .$1 09 BISSELL’S CARPET SWEEPERS. Crown, jewel and domestic.$2 48 Bissell’s Grand Rapids.$2 98 Chicago carpet sweeper.$1 75 BABY CARRIAGES—$4 98. $12 ones for . $9 50 $13 50 ones for.$10 00 RUGS. 30x60 In Smyrna extra quality.$3 25 36x72 in Smyrna extru quality ....$4 98 36x72 In Smyrna as low as.$2 69 36x72 In Moquette rugs at ..$4 50 27x60 in Moquette ruga at.$2 98 Beautiful combination fur rugs — $6 DO Turkish rugs .$15 00 to $18 00 Jute rugs, 6x9 feet.$0 00 Jute rugs, 7-6x10-6 feet.$9 00 Jute rugs, 9x12 feet.$12 00 ART SQUARES. All-wool 7-6x9 .$5 63 All-wool 9x10-6 .$88 Hassocks .24c, 48c, 59c CHENILLE TABLE COVERS. 4- 4 Chenille Table Covers. 59c 6-4 Chenile Table Covers. ii8c 8-4 Chenille Table Covers.$2 25 12 Chenille Table Covers.$5 00 SILK DAMASK COVERS. 6-4 covers .33 09 8-4 covers . $4 98 DERBY COVERS. 6-4 covers .$2 25 8-4 covers.33 25 DENIM COVERS. 5- 4 covers .31 25 PORT1ERS. Chenile Portieres. $2 48, $2 98. 33 48 and $5 00 per pair. Turkish Bagdad portieres — $6 00 each French Bagdad striped portieres.. .$3 00 each Japanese portieres .34 50 each WINDOW SHADES. OIL CLOTH. LINOLEUM. STRAW MATTING. COCOA MATTING. Fancy draping a specialty. CARPETS—Largest stock, lowest pri ces. Dress Goods. A Dress Pattern, Either in Bilk or wool would strike many a person as being Just right for ChrlBtmas, giving or accepting. These prices will send many hundreds out this week. What Do You Think of? Black satin duchess, silk back, $10.48; dress pattern, 14 yards. Black Brocaded Taffeta $9 80; dress pattern, 14 yards. Black Brocaded Satin Duchess, silk back. $11.98; 14 yards. Black Figured TafTetas, $11.98; 13 yards. The Best of Them. Colored Figured Taffeta, $10.15; 14 yards; light and dark shades. Three toned Figured Taffetas, $13.98; 14 yards. Fancy silks, silk back, $20.98; 14 yards. Silk and Satin striped, silk back, $20.98; 14 yards. Silks for waists In 6-yard lengths, from $3.54 to $11.98. Colored cashmere, $1.74; the dress pat tern; all wool. Covered cloth, $2.10 the pattern. Novelties, two-toned. $2.98 the pattern. All-wool serge, $2.25 the pattern. All-wool novelties, Boucles, $4.13 the pattern. Silks and satins for fancy work, all shades, at 24c and 50c per yard. Some Nice Presents for.. . Children, 75 Cents 13uys a rubber School Shoulder Bag, .vater-proof; worth $1.00. 38c and $1.25 Buys a rubber School Shoulder Bag, better quality. $1.98 Buys a beautiful Muff and Cape. 38 Cents Buys a pair of Kid Gloves In tan or brown, and If you do not know what size Lo get we will tell you. $1.00 Buys a sterling silver pocket knife, guaranteed. , $1.75, 2.19, 2.50 to $4.00. Sterling silver Baby Hattie, assorted designs, at $1.75, $2.19, $2.50 to $4.00. L9 Cents Buys u pair of Infants’ white wool Mit tens; value, 25c. L9 Cents Buys a pair ofMIsses’ black wool Mit tens; value, 25e. 29 Cents Buys a box of four bottles of Perfume, special for young people. And a good many others. Leather Goods. Two hundred styles Pocketbooks, Shopping Bags and Writing Tablets, plain and silver-mounted, from the cheapest to the best. 25 Cents. l.adies- black and colored Pocketbooks. 19 Cents. Bodies’ black or colored pocketbook and Card Case Combination. 75 Cents. Indies' silvered-cornered Pocketbook and Card Case Combination. 98 Cents. Badies’ seal leather, sierling mounted Pocketbook, regular $1.25. $1.25, $1.49, $175, $2.00, $2.50 to $5.00. Black or colored pocketbooks and Card Cases, the finest goods made. A Few Good Styles Shopping Bags. 75 Cents. Seal leather Bag, wlih silk top, black value, $1.00. 98 Cents. Seal leather Bag. with silk top, black; larger size; worth $1.50. $1.25. Bizzard skin Chatelaine Bag, black; a nice, useful gift. $1.98 to $6.00 each. Writing Tablets from $1.98 to $G.00 each In the newest styles. White Metal Goods. AT 59 CENTS—Trilby Heart Picture Frame, SVixUMi inches; cabinet size. AT 59 CENTS—Whlte Metal Perpetual Calendar. AT 25 CENTS—White Metal Small Frame. AT 59 CENTS—Double Picture Frame; cabinet size. AT $1.98—Silver Plated Clock, assorted designs. AT 10 CENTS—All styles Pin Cushions. AT 29 CENTS—Toilet Bottles, silver plated stopper and frame. AT 49 CENTS—Glass Top Jewel Boxes. AT 76 CENTS—Glass Top Jewel Boxes, larger size. LOVEMAN, JOSEPH & LOEB, Tiie Busiest Store in. Birmingham.