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; crfif ." svi VM;'Sf- r;.3---r -i? VT,' 'IS--- 12 THE-TIMES: WASHINGTON PJUDA?.' DECEMBER 16. 1898. i-W-H-H- ;-H-H-M-I-l-H-H-H-:-I-I"M"I-:-M"I"I"I"I";"M Kfr-I-I-K-M-M-I-I-M-friH-H-H-fr Wait Till the Last Horn Blows ! x : t T OPEN EVEitY EVENING TILL 9 O'CLOCK. OPEN EVERY EVENING TILL 9 O'CLOCK. I i Its notes will soon be echoing ! "early bird" sermon isn't a new one. And then will come the hurry and scurry of Christmas week ! Buy now I Buy while we've time to devote to you while you've time to pick and choose. This We've dinned at it every year. We're repeating the warning now because the need for such advice is still stronsr still Dressing-. Th2 Busv Corner is vestmentsd I I in its yuletide glory. The "every-day" stocks are held in the background. We're iull of the fervor of holiday selling all our time all our energy are centered in the "gift stocks." The store has been changed for the coming of the throngs. The aisles are cleared of their center tables, and booths are studded all along the floor. Wherever display could help you to select we've decorated lavishly. In short, we'il meet Christmas as a great store should prepared for every emergency forearmed for any contingency. The treasures of our buying are spread out in ever-pleasing panorama. The goods are the sort we've learned to know that you want. They're marked lower than other stores can sell because we've bought on the best terms in the world. 4 3 AH Silverware Engraved Free. Fancy Boxes With Everything Leather Goods- Upwards of $1 Stamped Free. Everything Delivered as You Direct. '" Dont You'll find the Hdkf. Booth a most quaint bit of decorative architecture. Couldn't miss it if you X tried. It's right in the ceuter of the store just facing the first ele vator. Built like a Russian kiosk, with gracefully swelling dome and decked here and there with wreaths of Christmas greens It isn't so much of a decoration as it is a convenience. It's shape gives us the chance to display with some justice the wonderful stock we garnered for the holiday buying. Plenty of cheap cotton- affairs. No different from those of a hundred other stores. Only very much lower priced. But there are handkerchiefs that NO oTiiiiR depart ment can show. Dainty bits of filmy linen aud rare laces fit to grace the girdle of an empress. Between the extremes are a hundred qual ities with-easily advancing prices each, though, asmack with the in- j variable moderation of asking that raises this store a peg or so above - its nearest competitor. 5,000 fldfe-Nc to 20c Kinds, 5c. OST of 'cm are ladies' size. About one-thlnl of the entire lot arc for men. They're :i VKUY Rood lot. Xot a single Item Is worth under 10c and the majority are worth 13c and there are a few whose worth Is really 20c The Ladies' Handkerchiefs are of all styles Linen. Cam bric. Swiss and Sheer jain-some are plain some elaborately embroidered. Some scallojietl. With plain and fancy borders. With wide and narrow liein- Mltchlng. Some two or three hundred Jnponettcs. Host of them are carefully hemstitched. Some have silk, somo plain lintn Initials. few boxes are taped and bordered. We're offering the mot stupendous vaiurs on record by slung jou our thoice at,. X : $ T 1 T re , 5c 8C 10c Ladles' Swiss Handkerchief!!, with embroidered edge, neatly hem stitched. Worth 121-2c Tnrcc for 20c. Ladies' Swiss embroidered and scal loped edge Hendkerchh-f, with embroidered corners and lace edges Kent patterns in Ladies' pure- linen Handkerchiefs, with erabroid- -fQfj ered edges and corners IJ Ladles' Swiss embroidered, scal loped and lace edge Handkerchiefs. Some with embroidered corners, somo with hemstitched and embroidered edges. A quantity aro pure 11 Q ... I .' pure , with 25c I A fancy box containing six Ladies' Sul-s embroidered lace edge fl OQ Handkerchiefs 'l.tJ Children's colored border and tialed Handkerchiefs, three in a. bix Children's white and colored dcred Handkerchiefs, three in a box ".. Children's colored bordered Handkerchiefs, three In a box... Men's white hemstitched Japo nctte Haiulkcrchieffa, silk Initials lien's large-size pure linen Hem stitched Handkerchiefs, worth flC m-:c J Wen's large-size Pure Linen Hand kerchiefs, unlaundered, with 1 9X-C hand-embroidered Initials.... I ' lnl- 25c bor- 20c 15c . 8C Men's Jaiiancte Silk Handker- JZQ chiefs, one inch hem, S3c quality L. J X linen. Worth up to Zkt. J A great collection of Ladles' X linen handkerchief hemstitched, I- embroidered edges and corners, I" lace edges and, initials "V?7E'LL box all purchases n:atly for you, thi costly oai; in a X most exquisite manner. F 29c Framed Pictures, 19c. Some GO or 70 white ei.amcl and gilt frame pictures. Willi easel at tached to back. Some arc :-tccl photos. Some are tinted In reproduc tion of world-famed originals. We have been selling 'em for 2Uc. The lot's ihort and to clear it out well make the price 19c 0c Framed Pictures, 39c. This Is a big lot just the opposite reason for reduction. 500 more than we thought we'd hae at this time. These, are much larger than the. first ones. Same character of studies only tho mounting is better. Tho frames are both gilt and white enamel, with fancy brafs edges. They hae been SOc 39c ! $1.00 Framed Pictures, 69c. ' An art store, with its big ideas of profit, would tell you that the s gx X pictures are worth 1.M. We consider them to be good tl value. The ftgf T IC range of subjects is good. The tinting is especially clever. Mounted in BlVf ! gilt frames, with burnished brass corners. Enough for the demand we J S Vr -; anticipate i 1 Pillows and Cushions. I f E YOU'VE time and pencil and paper it'll take you just a moment to see what a foolish idea it is to "make up" such gifts as these. The big factories can buy much more cheaply than you can. X The mere pittance paid for the labor of manufacture is an inconse- X queutial factor. Shatter that old idea that your grandmother J- handed down to you aud recognize in this direction as you have in X half a hundred others the cheapening mission of that greatest of all Y industrial organizations the all-powerful dcpartuieut store. Y silk We'll sell you. with fair profit, too, 500 head rests made of tine pongee and bcrufflcd with China silk. f It'd cost you 33c. to buy. the (jf raw material J A handsome array of chair and sofa cushions covered with first-class pon gee, or with the best of Japanese gold cloth. Finished with a liberal and graceful ruffle. To make such you'd Incur an expense far greater than what wo ask for the r J. cushion Satin Head Rests, with long tassels. Carefully embroider- cd in gold tinsel. Jl would UP be .nearer to its worth 17V Wc bought wisely and well when wc came to Down Cushions. Perhaps It was more luck than anything else. Anyhow we'll offer ou a lot of hand somely covered, all with silk, mind jou, Down Sofa Pillows that you ., couldn't possibly equal under 51.M, for., i. Y x ? s Y t M Ton of Christmas Candies. OUNDS of the most delicious sweetmeats that man can make. They're pure candies. The lower-priced sorts are made of XX granulated, the finer grades from the best confectioners' You'll be more thau surprised to see how far a dime goes at a half dollar is absolutely a power in -j- sugar. .!-. this spot, aud a quarter or . buying. I 4- "00 pounds of Imperial almonds, jelly creams, peach stones, Kisses and American mixtures, livery single pleco Is as pure as spring water. The lasting sort of sweetmeats. You've found 15c and ISc a pound the standard : price for this sort. We bought barrels to sell for -5- 2- 103 big wooden buckets came In Wednesday by freight. They were !" filled to the edge with the fo'lowlng palatable confections straight from. X the biggest candy maker In Baltimore. 'Mong 'cm are cream dates and . cocoa bon-bons and Ice-cream kisses. You'll find cream peanuts and ! toothsome buttercups and de'jclous cream wafers. A whole lot of new ( sweetmeats, too. Jelly strings, strawberry and fig twists, butterscotch, Y and cocoa caramels. Tho biggest lot of sugar plums ever offered at such V a Mice. Candles worth 13 and 20c a. pound i 1,000 boxes fair size, too filled with vaniila marshmallows so fresh and delightful that they'll literally melt away In your mouth. Other stores have to sell 'em at 10c. We bought so many that we can let 'cm go for Y j. 23 big wooden boxes filled with sheets of peanut brittle and cocoanut brittle. Crisp and tasteful. Worth lie. ; , W 9 HfvvKV-rkXvH3:-H C- "iH (No. 1). Choice of These Sterling Silver Novelties, in They're made from 923-1000-flne ster ling sller. Full size. Handles handsome repousse designs. Any Jeweler would ask you 75c each for 'Cm. You can take your pick of nail file shoe horn (No. 2). letter seal fNo. 3). button or c!oe-hook (No. i). and tooth or nail brush (No. 5). If jou want jour Initials put on' we'll engrave It without adding a penny to tho price. (m Sterling Mani cure Scissors, worth 75c, 49c. Sterling Lace Scissors, worth; 75c, m. p Desk Elotler with Slerling Silver Handle, wortli'JSc, t 39c. Sterling Sil ver Baby Comb and Brash Sets, in neat box. Worth SL51J, $1.19. A-&&3wi5f.'r?fegfE' Sterling Silver Comb and Brush &? Set, full size, 3SB in box. I-H Worth $2.25 7 3i.y. . -Very jHafldsouh Pearl Blade Paper Cutler, sterling handle, worth 75c, . 45c. A complete Desk Set, comprising Small Pearl Blade Paper Cutter with silver hand!?, Silver Seal and Steel head Silver Ink Eraser, handsomely metalled, and worth 51, J 43c. The Best Toy Leaders We Could Pick. '' 'iiffjj- "itjT- Printing with types, cards, roll er and fur niture ..... press, lnlc. 51.25 ISIIj Passenger train, with three coaches, engine and tender .18c SgJjP Noah's ark, fdled Vith animals 19c IS? Nickel-bound dium, with calfskin CC head tJ S?( ?XO Ir,': .BMf?Mm Decorated chi na teasets ,9C Big oak express wagons with iron axles and QCQ Iron-bound whe.ls JJ Hook and ladder, with two horses. .73c' oak Big, strong tesK, with louble black- 71f board I J Kitchen range, utensils "Will burn real coal. Complete with, all cooking- iq 75c Heavy Iron wagons with steel wheels.. As low as. Boys' low sleds. As strong as Gibraltar,. Solid brass bugle., lo-kej- Turkish tuba, phone. 23c 39c 69c The " Consol," a $1.50 Incandescent Lamp, 39c. The cut shows what a. "dandj" bright" It is. Tho lamp-makers don't put forth better goods. It has a re movable gas check, (glcs j-cu a. chance to take It apart and clean it whenever you want to.) Fitted with patent Bunson tube with a mixer, and rendered complete by ICnnn's .No. 1 guaranteed mantel. Finest il nt glass chimney and corrugate.1 crimp top shade. It Is ab solutely a 1.50 lamp. The culmination of a series of brilliant lamp offerings at 39C Guaranteed Incandescent Larao, Worth 75c, 25c. Complete with frost ed globe (pear shap? and round.) Best burner and a guar anteed man tel. Easily- worth Tic 25C The Genuine Welsbach Mantel and Guaranteed Lamp Complete. 49c. Retailed by the AVelsbach Company for $1.3). We'll give j-ou a guarant e e d burner built on scientific principles. It'll fit any fix ture, and In cluded with the outflt are a. corrugated crimped top shade a n A Hint glass chimney. The mantel is a genuine AVELSBACH. Each one In a sealed box and guaranteed by the Welsbach Companj-, Worth 11.50. Complete A complete reading lamp consisting of a burner, a guaranteed man tel, a chimnej, a dome. and an eye screen. Will fit any fixture. Worth C Com plete , 1FI 49C 59C $3 Portable Lamps, $1.29 A beautiful spiral column, portable, w Ith eight feet of best qualltj- green mo hair covered rubber gas tubing. Socket and at tachment for gas fix ture Mounted with a frosted globe, pear or round shape and a guaranteed mantel the entire outfit actu- allj worth S3 (3-23 SETSi ONLY.. The Genuine Welsbach Mantel No. 2 retailed right here In Washington by the Welsbach Companj' for 3)e. At this store only at A guaranteed Incandescent mantel, full slie no "shorts" or "second," worth ISc A guaranteed asbestous loop mantel with attached wire, worth Kc , mantel ;$i.29 19C IOC 19c Some Swagger Silk Skirts. T HERE'S one line of Skirts that :o to the "special tables" the worth of which Is justly S10. Made umbrella style, with three small ruffles and bound with velvet. In verj- much wanted shades such as Yale blue, red and green, Cuban red, lavender. Some arc In plain black. We'll make leaders of the line and give 'em to you at Taffeta Silk Petticoats in good shades of red, emerald green, lavender and purple. Made with umbrella rufllc and three small ruffles. They're garments with a smart, sharp rustle. AVorth J12.D0 An inexpensive yet slghtlj' and well wearing Skirt Is one made of silk moreen, corded, made with umbrella ruffle and cut very full. Sold, a hundred or moro for 55. Round Christmas $7.48 ! In good ;n, lavender brclla rufllc i. They're .$9.98 ly and well ide of silk Ih umbrella $3.98 A Man Wants Sensible Things YOU can't please him with trinkets and gewgaws and you'll X incur more displeasure than thanks by giving him cigars t you re bound to strike a sort he abominate SfWr :nm. thing of which you've a degree of knowledge a nice umbrella or a X lot of furnishings. Men like sensible gifts like that. They're of t some use to 'em. We suggest a hundred things they're brightly 5 displayed along- the greater part of one-half the store. Ties and V braces, neatly toxed and wonderfully priced. A thousand different ? umbrellas, and every one at a price lower than some other stores. X Ncally boxed gift suspenders brightly embroidered in different colors. Everting scarfs (probably worth TIc-surely more than 50c), In white and delicate shadings. In an at wctlve box A sample lot of all sorts of necktie-. Prizes of rarity 'mong 'em. In all about M dozen. Shapes include tecks, four-in-hands, wide-spreading imperials, puffs, string ties and band bows. They're in somber and gay colors-ln light and dark effects. Regular 50c sort. But being bought irregularly we'll offer 'em at 25C .mi lou 11 stray Into some haberdashery during the coming weeks and pay l for shirts like these jou won't be overcharged. AH stores can't buy as low as we do. AH sorts of stripes and attractive pl.tids. One pair separate cuffs . 1.1-nij- iair sort 01 cardigan Jacket-warm and thick. In good col w3 ci jitauv urin i.iJ.. ........... ............ A much better Cardigan in blue, black, tan. green, brown and gar net, ull regular made. Single-breasted. You can match it at oth er stores that is for J .u : ,T,'U DI lms " lnct House Coat before. Never tire ltfl"!,l! "V0.0'Lluel ."alj-tailored and finished. ; , ', """i" " ,d"Bi nnu trimmings, ine cloth is verj- heav, and Is superbly finished. The coat hangs gracefully and has an easy rolling shawl collar. Eight dollars' worth for. 25CJ 59c -98C i $1.48 1 re. T cd. T $4.98 1 How About Umbrellas? That story of cheapness is still being continued in our store T news, and the plot hasn't half developed yet. It has been a tale of craity buying of hardships in the wholesale world. Christmas X merchandising develops the most startling features of the story. The r climax of underpricing bursts on you with unrestrained force. ? 2S and M-inch Gloria SII Umbrellas, with all sorts of natural wood handles, be?t paragon frames. AVorth JLCO. L98C Men's Oloria Silk 23-inch Umbrellas, ncn ana tasteiui nannies, mounted with sterling si!- , er. Cover with each one. AVorth ?1.C3 $1.25 Men's 2S-!nch Taffeta Silk Umbrellas, T" nn K-ai sterling mount- .. Ing3 and coer and taqsr . . J. All kinds of natural han dles. AVorth n.50 .... Children's Gift Umbrellas, covered T with colored silk, with T steel rod. In red. blue. green and brown. AVorth JiuO .$2.98 1 1 j. :$1.48 f Don't Ask "Anything Extra for Engraving, R1 A Sale of Small Furs. ECRUITHD it partly from the big stock that's been, domiciled here all winter. The greater part of 'em came providentially frcni a birr; maker whose resources at present are as small as his overstock is great. Our buyer took a "flyer" o'er to bustling New York a couple of days ago. Went to see if he couldn't pick up just such a suap as this, s.nd he found all the elements of a success ful deal ready for the magic touch of ready cash. You couldn't be more proper in your choice of a Christmas present. Nothfng pret tier than a fur. Nothing more substantial. And nothing- so great a bargain as these are. 23 genuine astrakhan collars, or, If you'd rather havs 'em, pick of an equal number of electric seal collars.with real astrakhan j'okes. They're specially well made and are lined with silk. Their retail price' is J7.. '.$3.98 23 real French seal collars. These are entireb" new. Have a. soft, down-like pile and are perfect pelts. Flnishid with astrakhan joke and tabs ends. It would bo a crack- tag value at $SJM ;$4.98 100 more-than-usually-good marten neck biis, with 8 and 10 tails. In a bunch at each end. Tho hair is erj- long and fluffy. Full boas that'll make a downy nest' for the prettiest of chins. AVorth 5S.50 ;$4.98 .98C 100 fine sable and conej- neck scarfs. Soft and fluffj-. with fierce looking head and graceful tails. The retail prico Is no less than U A small lot of SO natural marten muffs. If you've tho faintest concep tion of the worth of furs you'll know that such as these never sell at a penny under $3. Pick any for 98c - Odda r heavy 98C J 10) children's fur sets all sorts. Odds and ends that have been left by heavy uujing-in a or o lines, "incj re worth no les3 than $2 each. Any set 50 fur sets of various description'. -'-Each consists of collar and a full sizs 4- ...uu .I,.. iiuiDc. jiaui: ui stone mar- ieu, opossum, cnincauu, and other pelts. You see plenty like 'em at $3... $1.69 1 A Hodge Podge oi Waists for 79c. ERE S a sensible sort of present at a most practical The lot is made up of some 25 doz. Flannel Waists of different styles. All wool goods, m plaids and novelty patterns. They''e been selling at 1.50 and $1.95. Both kinds are yours for. H price. -: The Very Best $1 Glove. x. WE THOUGHT we had it several times, but there was always 4 an improvement AA'hich we found possible. Our Peerless at "" a dollar, however, is about the height of perfection that is v for a $i glove. Just like a $1.50 quality. The maker carried out our own ideas in the cut and stitchiug. We offer it in a superb X grade of kid, in black, white, pearl, butter, red, tan, brown, -. . mode and green. Made with two clasps. We'll try 'em on for 1 you at our own risk, and what's more, warrant a fair term of I X wear. EA'cry pair is a good pair. We'c the agency for the best French glove made the justlj- famed Ilto Jouvin Kid. A fine, close fitting soft hand covering. In black, white, tan. brown, mode, pearl and butter. Fast colors. Stitched on back In black and self. AA'e'll warrant 'em wllllnglj-, and lit every pair for you. A standard glove, and the price is fixed at $'1.50 1 Ladles' tan and graj- two clasp Mocha Gloves Ladles' tan Dog-skin Lined Gloves, with plain and fur tops , Ladles' two-clasp Tlquo Gloves, in tan and red Fownes' ladies' two-clasp Piquo Gloves in tan and red. tan and red Men's one-clasp Dog-skin Gloves, In tan and red. Ad ler's make SI .00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.50 $1.00 Men's one-clasp red and tan Kid Gloves Fowne'3 r-f en make 1.JU Children's fur-lined mittens enr and gloves every sizs JU Ladles' black Cashmero orr; Gloves, Jersey and buttoneJ.... LJ ' Ladles' Worsted Mittens, with fancy open .work back. In bluo and enrj AVe'll box all gloves with pleasure and exchange anj pair after tho holidays. i j. j. .. !- J. S. KANN, SONS & GO, Eighth and Market Space. h-w-x-:-w-x- 1 n ; 1 ; ; n ; ; ; i ; :-;-h-:.: i ; ; 1 1 ;: : h;uh! i im h h-i i niiiuyw 9 ?. .. A.T-T.... iiT. .!?..? i...VTunf..f ..... V-rf -,---- -- T-?-?-----, -' v tej. lrfi&.if iSsL,?x ,, i4 w "T"rJrBf" nJryv.. --,-,. -