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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 that he wore no stockings. Although he had 40 pockets the po llce could not find a cent in any of WELCOME NEWS TO THE p gvgvwfcs PUBLIC and PATRONS of L 1 tM P WE DESIRE TO CALL YOUR ATTENTION THAT THE OUTLINED POLICY OF THIS ESTABLISHMENT WILL BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO; NAMELY, THAT SPECIAL SALES, MOCK SALES OR ANY KIND OF SALES BETWEEN SEASONS WILL NOT BE PROGRAMED DURING THE EXISTENCE OF THIS GREAT STORE. LEGITIMATE SALES OF LEGITIMATE BUSINESS HOUSES AN NOUNCE SALES TWICE A YEAR—AT THE END OF THE SUMMER SEASON AND AT THE END OF THE YEAR. THIS IS DONE FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISPOSING BALANCES OF MERCHANDISE, RATHER THAN CARRY OVER THIS STOCK FOR ANOTHER YEAR. THE UP-TO DATE MERCHANT PREFERS SACRIFICING RATHER THAN CARRYING THIS STOCK OVER. TO INSURE OUR 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, 3 widths 25^ All 50c neckwear, nothing reserved 35^ All makes and styles 50c suspenders 25£ 15c dap handkerchiefs, pure silk initial 4 for 25^ Paris gaiters, 25c grade ISf 4 Paris gaiters, 50c grade 35^ 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? All this season's styles and colors. Don't he too late for your selection. This is the way they go, even one marked iv plain figures: $1.50 Hats now $1.25 $2.50 Hats now $1.90 $3.00 Hats now $2.35 $3.50 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 $:5.00 pants $1.50 $3.00 to $4.50 pants $2.25 $1.50 to $0.00 pants $3.00 $6.00 to $9.00 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 00c $3.00 kind now $2.35 $2.50 kind now $1.90 All colors, high neck, all wool. $3.00 grade ■ • • 9*>C Men's jersey sweaters, high nectf. $1.00 value ..." S^tfSc Many other styles equally reducA them. When assigned to the state (arm at East Bridgewater by the court he buttoned up two of his 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 Sale Commences Friday, December 30th Boys' Suits Reduced From Wholesale Price in Our Retail Department Fifty Per Cent Buster Browns, knickers and Eton styles, iv fancy, plain and corduroys. $5.00 val ues for $3.00. Others from $1.75 to $3.00. All cut at the same proportion. Hoys' fur collar and cuff overcoats, $0.50 values at $4.75 Imitation Astradian overcoats, $6.00 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 $1.00 to $8.00 These aro below wholesale price. HATS Men's Dress and Work Pants 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 Gl 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 of something over 8 per cent. We never close our store to raise prices-only to be marked down again. See our display windows, the pricestattiT' Lay in your supply for years to come. Boys' cotton winter weight underwear, ecru, brown. Ribbed. Oft 35c values dftXJC Men's, all colors 35c IN THE FULL SENSE OF A STRICT, LEGITIMATE BUSINESS SALE OUR WHOLESALE, AS WELL AS RETAIL DEPARTMENT, WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. WE INTEND TO CARRY OUT THE INSTRUCTIONS FROM 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 B 24"4 Raverside---Opp. WasHington TKeater L j DISTRIBUTORS FROM FACTORY DIRECT TO CONSUMERS Gauntlet, unlined pigskin gloves. 75c ami $1.00 grade at 45c Gauntlet, unlined California buck. 11.25 gloves at 65<* Unlined pigskin gloves, 75c quality at 35c (Jenuine buck mitt, one fingered. $1.50 kind 90c Ladies' black knit mittens 10c Infants' blue, white, pink and red mittens 10c pair Men's heavy wool gloves and mittens, 50c and 75c kind, at 35c pair Men's and boys' heavy wool gloves and mittens, 25c and .'ssc kind 20c pair Extra heavy all wool 350 work socks at 20c Extra heavy all wool 50c and 75c socks at 35c Extra heavy, regular 25c wool socks at 15c Many other styles and makes of gloves impossible to mention. We simply say. you never had this opportunity before- prlbes so low, as we have always sold under the other stores. Think what this saving ifc to you. Sold elsewhere, $5.00 $6.50 $10.00 Wooltexur Wright's Wooltexur . $1 $1.25 grade 55c Many others at $1.00 THE SPOKANE PRESS DISMISS ABERDEEN POLICE. (By United Press Leased Wire.) ABERDEEN, Wash,, Dec. 29.— Mayor E. F. Benn has dismissed tbe entire police force of the city. Chief of Police George S. 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. Tho change came about through the complaint of Harry Cardigan, a logger, who was arrested for drunkenness Thursday. Cardigan We Announce Our GENTS' FURNISHINGS BATH ROBES Never too late t<i buy these robes. (>ur Form |r price was beaten up by members of the police force and the summary dis missal of all followed. Mr. Benn hai appointed K. R. Archer, a >former government Indian fluent as the new chief. * PROSUERITY PREDICTED. NEW YORK, Dec. 29.—Unusual prosperity is predicted for 1911 by Orion Howard Cheney, state su perintendent of banks. Cheney bases his predictions on the gen-1 eral financial conditions at present! prevailing throughout the state of I N«jw York. WE WILL GIVE YOU THE CHOICE OF $18.00, $20.00 AND $22.50 Air SUITS AND OVERCOATS FOR «p 1 D A MAGNIFICENT LINE TO SELECT FROM. OUR HEAVY d>iA STOCK FOR «J> 1 U 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 $0.50 $3.75 Heavy duck sheep lined coats, worth to $5.00, at $2.90 $:i.lo $5.00 $7.50 Union Suits WrighK heavy ecru cot ton *2.iMl uimm a suits . / «p 1 .OO HOLD PECK OF POKER CHIPS. Thecharge against o,lhn Doyle and la 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 Doyle and Gage the police hold about a peck of poker chips and $7fi in money, taken from the ta-1 ble. I Sale price $2.85 $3.85 $5.85 Wright's pure worsted gray aud white $2.50 underwear $1 25 Others, pure wool, at $1.00 Our policy of twice a year clearance made us famous bore. Shawknit hose, wool and cotton, all colors, pair..... .15^ All 35c silk lisle hose, black and fancy , 20£ All 50c pure silk hose, black and fancy 35f^ All 75c pure silk hose, black and fancy , 45<r> Flannel night shirts, elegant quality ,40«£ Flannel night shirts, $1.00 and $1.25 quality 85«£ Department FANCY CASHMERE AND BLUE FLANNEL. Extra heavy blue flannel shirts, double breasted. Others ask $3.Q0. 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 Ts^ Union made face sleeve, all patterns and colors 40^ Other shirts cut iv proportion such values never heard of before. Wright's mercerised lisle, $5 union suits, d»0 1 C in blue 0n1y.... *lpO» 10 Others, faucy stripe, all re dueed. On the plea that he was his mother's only support, the defense for Jed Gould, who was arraigned yesterday on a charge of vagrancy, was given the benefit of the doubt and his cose was continued over until January 20 to give him time to get work and prove himself a useful citizen. WASHINGTON, D. C—The cen sus bureau said today that no further figures In the northwest towns and cities will be given out before next week. I«ewiston, Ida ho, is one of the most important yet to come. In Our Clothing Work Shirts Boots and Shoes The famous "Chippewa Hand Made" waterproof shoes. Other dealers ask from $5.00 to $0.00 pair. Our regular price, $4.25 to $7.75. Sale price, $3.75 to $7.25. A saviug on every pair. All shoes reduced from -5 to 50 cents en original wholesale price. Selz shoes which other stores ask $3.00 a pair. Our price $2.50. This sale price ... $2.25 All uuion-made shoes at the sauie reduc tion. We always undersell other stores, regard less of sales. No paper shoes found here. For Men v AVer's Hah* 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. All fancy pleated and plain bosom $1.00 and $1.30 coat shirts, nothing Qf* reserved, at OOC PAQH