Street Floor Item r
In the Book Department
Three lots of book bargains to Interest the book lovers.
At 25*, 50£ and *I.OO are both shopworn books and regular
merchandise, reduced especially for this sale.
A six-volume Kipling three-quarter leather binding, *4.50.
An unusual de luxe edition of De Maupassant in 10 volumes, hand
somely bound in brown suede, excellent quality paper and illustra
tions, priced at *35.00. —Ayres—Street floor.
Handkerchiefs and Embroideries
Remnants of embroidery, trimmings suitable for undergarments,
collars and cuffs, blouses and children’s wear, all marked very much
below their regular selling prices.
One lot of handkerchiefs, slightly soiled, in* white and colors, re
duced to 12 J 2<i each.
Another lot of linen handkerchiefs, this time slightly soiled and
mussed from counter display. These are all white. For women only
and reduced to 25< each. —Ayres—Street floor.
E. 0. M. Reductions in Notions
Remnants of embroidered edg
White bias tape, narrow, 5c
Stilettos, for embroidering, 3
Small colored emeries, 3c.
Satin pincushions, SC.
Sewing sets, sc.
Odds and ends in hooks and
eyes, 6 cards for 3c.
Packard's cleaning fluid, 5C a
Shoe cleaner, ivory, light gray,
Reductions in Art Needlework
To the embroidery-inclined woman, such a sale can not help but be
of interest. Just a few things to offer, but at E. O. M. reductions.
Children’s dresses, India linon and pique, ready to be embroidered,
sizes, 2, 4. 6 and 8-year sizes. 65* to *1.25.
Yarn, including four fold, eight-fold, silk and wool and brush wooi,
25c the ball.
Chinese tassels, slightly soiled, 23* each.
Reductions in Toilet Goods
Military brushes, 69* pair.
Powder puffs, 3 for 25*.
Orange flower cream, 2 for
Abonita liquid nail polish,
Abonita face powder, 15<.
Abonita rouge, 10*.
Nail polish, cake form, 15C.
Rich’s face powder, 3 for 25*.
Witch-hazel, 20£ the bottle.
Vendome talcum, large cans, 2
Reductions in Men’s Furnishings
One thousand two hundred men’s athletic union suits, no seams,
knee length, elastic band at waist, white cross bar, sizes 36 to 46, 69<i
Fourteen men’s raincoats, tan color, strao seams, cemented pockets,
roll collar, sizes 36, 38 and 40, priced at *A.95.
One thousand five hundred pairs men's first quality medium weight
cotton half hose, blqpk, slate, navy, cordovan, sizes 9% to 12, 6 pairs
Broken lots of men’s Batwing ties, square ends and pointed ends,
fancy stripes and plain colors, 32 and 34 inches in length, out of reg
ular stock, priced at 25^.
Men’s fancy-striped madras and percale shirts, with stiff cuffs, E.
& W. make, sizes 14 and 14%, priced at *1.29. About 65 shirts in
Broken lots of boys’ pajamas and nightshirts, plain white, pongee,
hello and blue, sizes 6,8, 10 and 12 years, plain and fancy trimmed,
priced at 95<L *
Sampson suspender waists for boys, sizes 4,6, 8 and 10 years, 39^.
E. 0. M. Reductions in Jewelry
White stone barpins, nontarnishable, at 85*.
Earrings, barpins, brooches and necklaces, at 19<*.
Imported and domestic novelty jewelry, earrings, barpins and neck
laces, 650. —Ayres—Street floor.
In Women’s Hosiery
1,500 pairs of women’s lisle and cotton stockings, ribbed tops and
double garter tops, double heels and toes, black and colors. All sizes,
irregulars from one of the best-known makers, priced at 39£ pair.
Radmore full fashioned white silk stockings, silk lisle garter top,
lisle sole, *1.50 the pair.
Women's gauze silk lisle stockings, finest quality, drop stitch ef
fects, double heels and toes, dark brown, gray and white, 65* the
pair or 3 pairs for *1.75. —Ayres—Street floor.
dark gray and tan, 3* the bottle.
Weloon fasteners, small black.
3c a card.
Kiddie belts, 8C each.
Collar supports, 6 cards for s*.
Odd colors in buttonhole twist
and darning cotton, 2c a spool.
Remnants of embroidered but
tons, 2c a card.
Remnants dust and scrub clotns,
Soiled sanitary goods at great
ly reduced prices.
Quietus, a deordorant, 13c, or 2
Armour’s glycerine soap, 75*
the dozen cakes.
Armour s Lanoline soap, 45*.
Armour’s Lemon cream soap,
large size, 75* the dozen cakes.
Reed & Croft assorted soap,
75* the dozen cakeß.
Kirk’s Olive soap, 75* the
4711 Lilas Lotion Vegetale, 75*
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E. 0. M. Tickets
E. 0. M. Reductions in Stationery
Good linen envelopes for every day “home folks” use, in an odd lot,
reduced to the package. Colors of blue, lavender, pink, gray and
khaki, also box stationery, slightly soiled, at greatly lowered prices.
—Stationery section, Street floor.
In Women’s Gloves
450 pairs of women’s glace kid gloves, overseam dress and street
models, two-clasp style, black with white stitching, tan, mode and
beaver, specially priced, *1.65 the pair.
600 pairs of slipon washable chamoisette gloves, white, tan, gray,
mastic and mode, in all sizes, 75* the pair.
E. 0. M. Reductions in Laces
Laces for brassieres, fancy work or lingerie, 2% inches wide, an
assortment of attractive patterns for this day's sale, reduced to 15*
Venise edges and insertions for waists or collars and cuffs, reduced
to lOC the yard. These are in white and ecru. *
Val. laces in broken lots, edges and insertions in cream and white,
most attractive patterns in narrow and medium widths, priced at 4c
Organdy skirtings in short lengths, an accumulation of a months
selling, nearly every light shade represented; enough for a skirt, a
blouse cr a child's dress, all greatly reduced.
Second Floor Items
E. 0. M. Reductions in Bedding
Sixteen embroidered bedspreads for single and full,size b.-ds, made
on a striped skirting cloth, embroidered in panel stripe, pink and blue
scalloped edges, sham to match; E. O. M. sale price, *9.45 the set.
Twelve embroidered bedspreads for single and full >i/.e beds, em
broidered on a fine grade sheeting, scalloped edges in pink; pink,
Copenhagen and yellow. These have no shams. E. O. M sale price,
Ten dozen 45x36-inch bleached pillowcases, soft finish, hemmed
ready to use. 39C each
Four dozen 54x90-inch bleached sheets. Pepperell brand, torn and
hemmed ready to use. *1.50 each.
74x84 Hemmed crocheted bedspreads, good weight, soft finish, easy
to launder, at *3.50.
54x75 Mattress protectors, neatly quilted, full bed size, bleached, at
Remnants of muslin tubing, sheeting, longrloth, ticking, cheese
cloth, silkoline, all at E. O. M. sale prices. —Ayres - Second floor.
E. 0. M. Specials in Wash Goods
Short lengths of wash goods, including percales, ginghams, voiles
and other wash goods in usable lengths at the usual E. O. M. reduc
Printed voiles, tape stripe, in black, green and light blue, 36 inches
wide; E. O. M. sale price, 29* the yard.
Woven tissues, 26 inches wide, white grounds with woven stripes in
colors; E. O. M. Bale price, 35* the yard.
Twenty pieces of printed voiles in dark grounds, large printings;
E. O. M. sale price, 79* the yard. —Ayres—Second floor.
E. 0. M. Reductions in Silks,
Dress Goods and Trimmings
SILK —Plain silks such as taffetas, satins, crepe de chines, meteors,
charmeuse. Georgettes, poplins, etc.; also novelty silks, including
printed Georgettes, pongees, India stripe taffetas and satins; shirt
ings, foulards and others; all short lengths of the season’s best and
in usable lengths, at prices very much reduced.
DRESS GOODS —Lengths of the season’s best weaves, ranging from
1 to 4 yards. This lot includes broadcloths, velours, tricotlnes, serges,
poplin, batistes, challis, mohair and novelties, checks and plaids, etc.
it is needless to say that everything is greatly reduced.
TRIMMINGS —Remnants of edges, bands, fringes, cords, embroid
ered trimmings, straight and pcalloped edge bands, gold and silver
laces; also flounces up to 5-yard lengths in silk and tinsel embroidery,
etc., at prices way below their usual selling value.
E. 0. M. Sale Millinery, $2.95
Probably 150 hats In the lot to sell for this low price; large, me
dium and small hats, shapes of chin chin, turbans, mushrooms,
straight brims and off-the-face hats.
They are variously trimmed In flowers, ribbons, fruit and fanciful
ornaments. Colors are red, brown, blue, green, tan and black.
For the one day only, *2.95. —Ayres—Second floor.
E. 0. M. Reductions in Linens
300 yards of all linen bleached crash, red border, used for tea, hand
and roller towels. E. O. M. sale price, the yard.
One lot of 100 yards all pure Irish satin table damask, 70 inches
wide, daisy, dot, chrysanthemum, floral and scroll patterns. E. O. M.
Bale price, only *2.95 a yard. *
Soiled and mussed Madeira hand embroidered linens, imitation filet,
laces, dollies, scarfs, centerpieces, lunchcloths and tablecloths, all re
duced to E. O. M- sale prices.
Short lengths of white goods, such as longcloth, nainsook, plain
and fancy voiles, organdies, dimities and lawns, at greatly reduced
prices. —Ayres—Second floor.
In the Shoe Department
* Just 197 pairs of low shoes, short and discontinued lines. Included
are about 80 pairs of slightly soiled white fabric low shoes and
colonial pumps. There Is a fairly good range of sizes in the white
fabric; others in mostly black are of small sizes. Sale price, *3.45
the pair. —Ayres—Second floor.
INDIANA DAILY TIMES, THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1920.
This End-of-the-Month Sale which recurs Friday, the last day of the
month, is essentially a bargain sale the only general sale of the
month. Nothing is admitted to this bulletin whose price is not lower
than usual. Os course, as oddments and short lengths, the goods
may lack freshness, but are otherwise perfect unless noted contrari
Because this advertisement is restricted to one. page many items
are necessarily omitted.
Look for the E. 0 . M. Tickets
Third Floor Items
E. 0. M. Specials in Blouses
Perhaps never before have we been able to put on sale at such re
duced prices such really good values in blouses —blouses with real
chic —blouses that are suitable for every occasion—and blduses that
every woman will want to buy.
They are of French voiles and Georgettes, some slightly soiled, bro
ken sizes and in colors of white,-flesh, bisque, jade green, navy and
black. Some blouses have real Irish and filet lace trimmings. Also,
there are some Russian blouses in the assortment. Prices, *4.95,
*7.50. *IO.OO, *12.50. —Ayres—Third floor.
E. 0. M. Reductions in House
Dresses and Aprons
House dresses of gingham and percale, in light shades, reduced to
Percale aprons in light and dark shades at *1.25.
—Ayres- Third floor.
In the Corset Department
Slightly soiled corsets in both front and back fastening, of batiste
and coutil, reduced to *2.75
Bandeaux and brassieres at 45c. -Ayres- Third floor.
Kimonos and Underwear
Cotton kimonos, embroidered in white, reduced to *2.-45.
Soiled silk and Philippine underwear at various prices.
Soiled negligees of iace or siik and several fine embroidered silk
Japanese kimonas. redueed to *lO .75. Ayres Third floor.
E. 0. M. Reductions'll! Coats,
Suits and Wraps
Tho women of Indianapolis have learned to look forward to the
end-of the month sale, particularly in these departments, knowing, as
they do, as there will be wonderful “bargains" in things always need
Eight blue serge tapes, at *5.00.
Two tan check Burella cloth capes, at *4.00.
One tweed coat, al *2.00.
One Henna stripe wool English suit. *IO.OO.
Five corduroy velvet sleeveless coats, turquoise and coral, *2.00.
Seven sleeveless jersey jackets, tan. rose and blue, *1.50.
Five natural color poplin motor coats. *2.00.
Five motor coats in gray and white mohair, *2.50.
Seven silk Paulette suits. Angora trimmed, tan and brown, *19.75.
E. 0. M. Reductions in Skirts
An end of-the month sale of slightly soiled white wash skirts, to
be sold at *4.50 each.
Just three dozen of these beautiful wash skirts, all excellent quality
gaberdine and all good models, some smartly tailored with fancy
pockets, slash, patch or with flap, detachable belts and button trimmed,
in every way the practical skirt for warm weather wear.
E. 0. M. Specials in the Petite Shop
Os course, as usual, there will be “bargains" galore for the miss
of 14 to 20. and if she wants to participate, it will pay her to be here
bright and early.
Fourteen navy serge capes, priced from *7.50 to *19.75.
Two long tan velours, 1 blue serge coat, 1 Copenhagen velour coat,
1 rose velour coat, all priced at *19.75, and 1 French blue do!
man, at *19.75.
Two navy blue serge dresses, at *19.75; 3 navy blue serge
dresses, at *9.95; 1 green velvet dress, at *9.95; 9 navy Copenhagen
and black taffeta silk dresses, at *16.75; 1 brown siik dress, at
*9.95; 2 slightly soiled white organdy dresses, at *9.75; 2 slightly
soiled white net dresses, at *9.75; 1 white voile dress and 1 white
organdy dress, at *6.75; 11 slightly soiled blouses, at *1.45; 2
organdy smocks, at *1.95; 27 black and white, also colored plaid, silk
skirts, at *4.95; 7 black and tan wool sports skirts, at *4 95; 3
raincapes, at *3.95.
In the Fur Department
Chokers, of course, are almost indispensable with spring suits. To
be able to buy them as cheaply as these is worth consideration.
Nutria chokers, *IO.OO and *15.00.
Caracul chokers, *15.00.
Australian opossum and squirrel chokers, *19.00.
E. 0. M. Specials in Petticoats
This is another department where unusual reductions are made for
the month’s-end-sale and with the coming of spring suits and summer
frocks, should be doubly interesting to every woman.
Flesh colored double panel wash satin elastic waist petticoats with
small pleated ruffle, reduced to *3.50.
Taffeta petticoats in plain, changeable and plaid effects, reduced to
*2.95 and *3.89.
Cotton top and silk flounce petticoats in plain and changeable col
ors are reduced to *1.89. This is much less than the present day
cost would be to us. —Ayres—Third floor.
E. 0. M. Reductions in the Third
Floor Gown Shop
It. is needless to tell the women of Indianapolis that this is the time
of great reductions in dresses in this particular department; past ex
perience has made this apparent. For instance —
Evening- gowns in black, pink and two-tone taffeta, reduced to
Summer wash dresses in white organdies, printed voiles, also one
yellow linen, reduced to *2.95 to , *17.50.
Navy tricotine dresses reduced *IO.OO to *29.50.
Navy and black satin dresses from *IO.OO to *39.50.
Tricolettesi reduced at *17.50 to *39.50, in black, navy, brown
and flesh. These are all in broken .sizes. —Ayres—Third floor.
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Balcony Floor Items
E. 0. M. Specials in the
Ayres Beauty Shop
Even the Beauty Shop must come in for its share of the “spoils”
of E. O. M. day, and what could be of more interest than good hair
switches? Thus —
Switches, every shade, except gray, 20 inches long, on three separ
ate stems, will be reduced to *2.45. —Ayres—Balcony.
Fourth Floor Items
E. 0. M. Reductions in Furniture
891 Yards of Glenrose drapery material in assorted colors, suitable
for window curtains or overcurtains, at 50* per yard.
300 Yards of a cotton slip-cover material, at 35c per yard.
1 Damask-covered armchair, *60.00.
I Oak armchair, with denim seat, *15.00.
E. 0. M. Reductions in the
One let of 9x!2 Axminster rugs, Chinese and oriental patterns,
for the one day only, at *54,00.
One lot of seamless 9x12 velvet rugs, attractive patterns, at
A few only, stenciled pattern imported grass rugs. 9x12 size, at
A few only, stenciled pattern imported grass rugs, Bxlo size, at
Rag rugs, 25x50 size, at *1.25. —Ayres—Fourth floor.
In the Art Wares Shop
Three 20-inch ro?e siik table lamp shades lined with the best white
Chinu silk, semi-fiat shape, priced at *IO.OO each.
Ten only, 24-inch, same style and quality, for *14.00 each.
Numerous articles, such ns. Italian boxes, hook ends, framed pictures,
small silk shades, Chinese tea sets in baskets, all greatly reduced in
price. —Ayres—Fourth floor.
Filth Floor Items
Specials in the Children’s Store
The lot includes all seasonable apparel for the tiny tots, the bigger
tots and those still bigger, and every mother with an eye to thrift
will find here bargains for her child-family at prices much below the
One lot of pinafores and creepers at *1.39.
One lot of boys’ suits, sizes 2 to 6 years, also dresses and creepers;
White and colored dresses. 2 to 6 years, boys’ suits also, *3.98.
Fine organdy dresses, boys’ suits of the better kind, many dresses
and many suits, only one of a kind, *5.00 and *8.75.
Wool sport sweaters and fiber slipovers, priced specially at *3.98.
For the Girls of 6 to 16
Wash frocks, many one of a kind, taken from our regular stock.
Priced at *2.48, *3.98. *5.98, *7.98 and *IO.OO.
—Ayres—Children’s Shop—Fifth floor.
Reductions in Housewares
Large bottles “Punch” furniture polish, 34<N
“Dustoline” rug and carpei cleaner, large cans, 29<*.
Three sidewalk folding sulkies, *4.45.
Five wooden clothes racks, folding, 89^.
One hand-power clothes washer. *14.85.
One steamer trunk. *16.75.
Three week-end steamer trunks. *9.85.
One lot high-class soaps with soiled or tom wrappers, 6£ cake.
One table of housewares, such as aluminum, tin and enamel cook
ing utensils, at less than former prides. These are all odd pieces and
some are slightly damaged.
Seven square clothes hampers with covers, *1.19.
Nineteen aluminum double roasters, *1.29.
Fourteen double-face hardwood washboards, 85c.
E.O.M.Sale in the Basement Grocery
Milk, Van Camp's, tall cans, ll<i; case of 48 cans, *5.28.
Maple syrup. Monarch brand, pure sap, quart cans, 95<*.
Syrup, pure cane and maple. Wild Forest brand, 10-lb. cans, *2.15.
Quaker rolled oats, box, 12^.
Honey, Gold Medal brand, 16-oz. jars, 45^.
Jiffy-Jell, all flavors, box, 12%*.
Macaroni, Becker’s best, made with eggs, box, 9^.
Tomatoes, No. 3 cans, Indiana pack, pan, 15£.
E. 0. M. Reductions in the Basement
A number of extraordinary “bargains” to go on sale Friday in this
department are listed below, items whose reductions make for econo
my in apparel. i
Thirty dresses of silk and wool, reduced to *14.95.
Twenty-seven suits of jerseys and tweeds, to sell at *19.50 for the
E. O. M. only. •
Five tricotine suits, embroidered, reduced to *39.50.
Two hundred house dresses and aprons, at *1.95.
One hundred and fifty cotton taffeta petticoats, to sell at *1.98.
Eleven spring coats, polo cloth and velour, all shades, to sell for
Twenty-eight Georgette waists, all sizes, to sell at *5.50.
Fourteen plaid wool skirts, at *5.00. —Ayres—Basement.
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