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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1910.
HE HAD 40 POCKETS BUT ALL WERE EMPTY BROCKTON, Mass., Dec. 29—An overdressed man of leisure was en tertained at the Brockton police station yesterday. He wore three coats, three vests and two pairs of trousers. That he was evidently a disciple of Kneipp was proved by the fact tiiat he wore no stockings. AUkottgh he had 40 pockets the po li* could not find a cent in any of WELCOME NEWS TO THE TK. 0 PUBLIC and PATRONS of L O WE DESIRE TO CALL YOUR ATTENTION THAT THE OUTLINED POLICY OF THIS ESTABLISHMENT VHLL BE H ANY KIND OF SALES BETWEEN SEASONS WILL NOT BE PROGRAMED DURING THE EXISTENCE OF THIS °'dSSSS^«ZSIfIS'MERCHANDISE. PATRONS NEW STYLES FOR THE COMING SEASON, WITH THIS METHOD IN VIEW, Prices as they appear here twice a year only, never equalled elsewhere. 50c genuine Phoenix mufflers, dozen colors 25^ 50c President suspenders, ,'5 widths 25< All 50c neckwear, nothing reserved 35< All makes and styles 50c suspenders , 25< 15c Jap handkerchiefs, pure silk initial 4 for 25<" Paris garters, 25c grade Paris garters, 50c grade 35<" All this season's styles and colors. Don't be too late for your selection. This is the way they go, everyone marked iv plain figures: $1.50 Hals now $1.25 $2.50 Hats now $1.90 $3.00 Hats now $2.35 $.'!.50 Hats now $2.85 We always sell at wholesale prices, such as we quote dealers. Think of still a large cut. There is an object in doing this. $2.00 to $3.00 pants $1.50 $3.00 to $4.50 pants $2.25 $4.50 to $0.00 pants $3.00 ,SO.OO to $0.00 pants $4.50 Our wholesale department is overstocked with styles and colorings in new effects never shown in the city. Every pair goes in this sale. Men's Sweater Coats Combination colors, worth one seventy five, each .. • 00<* $3.00 kind now $2.33 $2.50 kind now $1.90 AH colors, high neck, all wool. $3.01) grade 9<V Men's jersey sweaters, high neck. $1.00 value ..." Many other styles equally reduce*!, * them. When assigned to the state farm at East Bridgewater by the court he buttoned up two of hU vests and the three coats, prepara tory for the trip. OLYMPIA TO HAVE FEDERAL BUILDING OLYMPIA. Dec. 29— W. T. Cav anaugh, postmaster of Olympia, who has just returned from Wash ington, D C, announces that be fore the summer is over work will be started on the new postoffice in this city. First Sacrifice Fall and Winter Sale Boys' Suits Reduced From Wholesale Price in Our Buster Browns, knickers and Eton styles, in fancy, plain and corduroys. $5.00 val ues for $3.00. Others from $1.75 to $3.00. All cut at the same proportion. Boys' fur collar and cuff overcoats, $6.50 values at $4.75 Imitation Astrachau overcoats, $0.00 values at $4.25 Children's red overcoat, velvet collar, $5.00 values at $3.00 Boys' ulster overcoats, ages 9 to 20; $0.50 to $15.00 values at $4.00 to $8.00 These are below wholesale price. We still continue giving 5 per cent discount coupons with the already low prices. Other stores have sales week after week. Have you ever heard or seen these prices equalled before? Men's Dress and Work Pants Sale Commences Friday, December 30th Retail Department Fifty Per Cent HATS Roys' cotton winter weight underwear, ecru, brown. Bibbed. qa 35c values sCtVJC Men's, all Colors 35<^ HIGHER WAGES CHICAGO, Dec. 29.—Although much care is being exercised in guarding the communications be tween the union trainmen and the officials of the 61 western railroads it is generally rumored here today that the trainmen's demands for a 15 per cent wage increase will be settled on a basis of about 10% per cent. Rapid progress toward a final settlement is being made. It is understood that the managers have already offered an increase lof something over S per cent. OUR WHOLESALE, AS WELL AS RETAIL DEPARTMENT, WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WE INTEND TO CARRY OUT THE INSTRUCTIONS PROM THE MILLS AND FACTORIES, TO CLOSE OUT ALL FALL AND WINTER GOODS IF POS SIBLE WE DON'T WANT TO CARRY OVER ANYTHING. IN ORDER TO DO THIS WE HAVE MADE SOLID AND LEGITIMATE OUTS, SUCH THAT WE ARE SURE WILL APPEAL TO YOU. IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY MADE YOUR WINTER PURCHASES, WE ASK YOU TO CALL AND TAKE ITEMS OF THE ATTRACTIVE PRICES WE HAVE IN STORE FOR YOU. PRAGER'C H 244 Riverside—Opp.Washington Theater L J JL DISTRIBUTORS FROM FACTORY DIRECT TO CONSUMERS \^**mS We never close our store to raise prices only to be marked down again. See our display windows, the prices talk. Lay in your supply for years to come. THE SPOKANE PRESS DISMISS ABERDEEN POLICE. (By United Prew Leattd Wire.) ABERDEEN. Wash., Dec. 29.— Mayor E. F. Benn has dismissed the entire police force of the city. Chief of Police George 8. Dean steps down and out on Sunday and with him go 14 patrolmen, the entire force. The action of the mayor is approved by the city coun cil and a new crew of peace offic ers will be sworn in immediately. The change came about through the complaint of Harry Cardigan, a logger, who was arrested for I drunkenness Thursday. Cardigan IN THE FULL SENSE OF A STRICT, LEGITIMATE BUSINESS SALE GENTS' FURNISHINGS Gauntlet, unlined pigskin gloves. 750 and $1.00 grade at .., 45< Gauntlet, unlined California buck. $1.25 gloves at •• • 65C Unlined pigskin gloves, 75c quality at , 35C Genuine buck mitt, one fingered. $1.50 kind 90c Ladies' black knit mittens IG< Infants' blue, white, pink and red mittens IOC pair Men's heavy wool gloves and mittens, 50c and 75c kind, at pair Men's and boys' heavy wool gloves and mittens, 25c and 35c kind 20< pair Extra heavy all wool .".5c work socks at • • ■ • 21>C Extra heavy all wool 50c and 75c socks at 35<» Extra heavy, regular 25c wool socks at • 15C Many other styles and makes of gloves impossible to mention. Wo simply say, you never had this opportunity before—prices so low, as we have always sold under the other stores. Think what this saving is to you. Sold elsewhere. $5.00 $0.50 $10.00 Wooltexur Wright's Wooltexur . .$1 $1.25 grade s,*>C Many others at. .. $1.00 We Announce Our BATH ROBES Never too late to buy these robes. Our Former pi ico $3.50 $5.00 ' $7.50 Wright's lfieavy ecru cot ton $2.oounion cc suits . . .«P 1 .OO was beaten up by members of the police force and th« summary dis- of all followed. Mr. Bonn has Appointed P. R. Archer, a fo*nvr government Indian rtgeni as the new chief. "PROSUERITY PREDICTID. tfrrw YORK, Dec. 29—Unusual prosperity is predicted for 1911 by Onon Howard Cheney, state su perintendent of banks. Cheney bases his predictions on the gen eral financial conditions at present prevailing throughout the state of \%"\\ York. WE WILL GIVE YOU THE CHOICE OF $18.00, $20.00 AND $22.50 d*l £ SUITS AND OVERCOATS FOR «pi*J A MAGNIFICENT LINE TO SELECT FROM. OUR HEAVY d»-| A STOCK FOR ▼* V REGULAR $15.00 VALUES. We simply do this to make room for new spring styles as they appear. Your harvest now" at hand. We never have sales between seasons. Every cravenette overcoat up to $15.00, now $6.50 Corduroy pants, all styles, $2.25 to $5.00 values, now .$1.75 to $2.75 Mackinaw coats, 40 ounce, all colors and mixtures, values to $6.50 «o'on Heavy duck sheep lined coats, worth to $5.00, at $2.90 Suits HOLD PECK OF POKER CHIPS. Thecharge against ojha Doyle and U C. Gage, arrested for oper ating an alleged gambling room in the St. Clair hotel, has been re duced to operating a game of chance, which is a misdemeanor under the state law. The former charge of running a gaming room was a felony. As evidence against I Doyle and Gage the police hold (about a peck of poker chips and $76 in money, taken from the ta :i)le. Sale price $2.85 $3.85 $5.85 Wright's pure worsted gray and white $2.50 underwear $1 23 Others, pure wool, at $1.00 On the plea that he was his I mother's only support, the defense ' for Jed Gould, who was arraigned ! yesterday on a charge of vagrancy, i was given the benefit of the doubt i and his cose was continued over ' until January 20 to give him time :to get work and prove himself a , useful citizen. i WASHINGTON, D. C—The cen ; bus bureau said today that no further figures in the northwest towns and cities will be given out i before next week. Ida ! ho, is one of the most important I yet to come Our policy of twice a year clearance made ua famous here. Shawknit hose, wool and cotton, all colors, pair..... .15^ All 33c silk lisle hose, black and fancy ...20^ All 50c pure silk hose, black and fancy 35^ All 750 pure silk hose, black and fancy......-, 45^ Flannel night shirts, elegant quality .40^ Flannel night shirts, $1.00 and $1.25 quality 85^ Department FANCY CASHMERE AND BLUE FLANNEL. Work Shirts Kxtra heavy bluo flannel shirts, double breasted. Others ask 13.00. Our price $2.00. Now at this sale for $1.35 $2.50 shirts, other stores ask $4.00. at this sale $1.65 Fancy imported cloth silk stripe shirts, values to $1.75, now at this sale ™* Union made face sleeve, all patterns and colors 40^ Other shirts cut in proportion such values never heard of before. Wright's mercerized lisle, $5 union suits, d*o 1 C in blue 0n1y.... *P«J» I%J Others, fancy stripe, all re dueed. In Our Clothing Boots and Shoes The famous "Chippewa Hand Made" waterproof shoes. Other dealers ask from $3.00 to $9.00 pajr. Our regular price. $4. , J5 to $7.73. Sale price, $3.75 to $7.25. A saving on every pair. All shoes reduced from 25 to 50 cents em original wholesale price. Selz shoes which other stores ask $3.06 a pair. Our price $2.60. This sale price $2,25 All union-made shoes at the same reduc tion. , We always undersell other stores, regard less of sales. No paper shoes found here. ForMen K AVer's Hair Vigor is for men, too. It is a splendid hair dressing. It is refreshing, cooling; keeps the scalp clean and healthy. Never changes the color of the hair. Ask your doctor. LS.ii?*M~ All fancy pleated and plain bosom $1.00 and $1.50 coat shirts, nothing reserved, at O%JV»