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THfc ARGUS, THURSDAY, MAY 17, 190C.
OPEN URDAY TILL 9:30 P. M. "THE STORE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY." READ CAREFULLY OUR prices will furnish the argument. The loss is yours, not ours. If you stay away. We can't quote prices on all the good things, space will not permit it. Dcn't believe a word we say, but DO come and be c6nrin6ed. BAY SALE OF C 1.0 The Greatest sale of Its Kind gATURDAY. MAY 19th, 190G, we inaugurate the greatest sale of China and Glassware known to any city in this part of the country. We have been receiving invoice after invoice of these goods prepar atory to this event, and we can safely say that it is without exager ation the greatest collection ever displayed by any one store at any one time even during the holiday season. Everything that is beau t.ful, handsome, elegant and charming in this ware will be on display for your inspection. It will embellish all that is new and up-to-date and wjll be something worth your time to travel miles to see. Such a Collection Seldom Seen BEGINNING Saturday people for many miles distance will eagerly embrace this glorious opportunity to buy everything that is car ried by a first-class China store. Eleven years ago our China De partment was a mere infant, today it is recognized as being the largest department of its kind west of Chicago. One hears this question around town these days wherever buyers meet. And the one who has been in will say, "Don't buy a thing until you.see their lines they've got everything in the thjee ci.ties beaten the biggest mile you ever heard of." See our window displays illuminated every evening during this great sale. An Opportunity to Buy Wedding Presents at an Immense Saving Toilet Sets, a Saving s 'Y'HE large shipment of Toilet Sets which we have just . received places us in a position to offer you some of the biggest values ever shown. Read carefully every item: JV 1111 G-piece toilet sets consisting of basin, pitchers, covered chamber, soap slab and mug. These sets are all neatly decorated and would be cheap at $2.50, but CI QQ while they last during this sale v"0 10-piece sets in the above shapes and decorations, regular values $2.98, we save you a lit- Special Low Prices on All Grades up to $15.00 i During this sale we will sell large roll-edge basins, in plain white, they are the regular 50c quality and 2Qn would be cheap at that price, each OuS Large fancy shape pitchers, same quality and grade as above, other stores ask 50c, our price during 2Cr sale, each T OOw A large line of covered chambers, such as you seldom see in a city the size of this, regular price 2C- 5Sc, now Covered slop jars with -bail, the most popular slop jar made; not of the cheap yellow grade, but of a 7Cr high quality; regular price 98c, now, each' ftiw Gas Burners yHE Block Gas Burners are too. well known to require a lengthy descrip tion, but they must not be confused with a cheap burner that is now on the market and which is always a source of disappoint ment The regular price of the Block Burner comolete is 75c: durinn- a this sale our price will be only .. 4VC ATTENTION! Hotel and Restaurant Keepers 'J'lH IS department affords the greatest chance to buy at a saving. We are the only department house outside of Chicago that makes a specialty of hotel' and restaurant ware, and during this sale we will quote prices that wi!l tempt the most prudent buyer. In the past two weeks we have received three large shipments of this ware for hotel and restaurant use and invite your speciil attention while we are having our China and Glassware Sale. For- Your Consideration A. Special Offer in Dinner Sets THE Only safe guide in selecting your China is the ability to distinguish a reliable ware by the trade-mark. For many years the Laughlin Eagk and Lion Stamp has been recognized as a guarantee of reliability as to style, quality and good taste. Last week we received a car load of China bearing these trade-marks, and they are now in place for this sale, completing the greatest collection ever known to the trade. We guarantee these goods not to craze and will replace any piece that proves imperfect, also show a large assortment of open stock patterns-in plain white and decorated which you can purchase in any number of pieces and match when broken. For this sale we are showing some rare values in Dinner Sets of 100 and 102 pieces that you cannot afford to miss. To prove that we mean just what we say we will sell 100-piece Dinner Sets in white and gold, regular $10.00 2C QQ values for $UyO Austrian China Dinner Sets of 102 pieces including soup tureen, very neat floral decorations in purple and pink, you have your choice of three decorations, other stores ask $20 for this set, our regular price $10.50, during $12.98 this sale only LARGEST STOCK WEST OF CHICAGO In a shipment of French China Dinner Sets, two or three sets were slightly damaged, a cup or a plate broken, but the real value not more than 50c or 75c per set. These sets sell complete for $20, but to close them out at once we have marked 1 ifl)$B them, per set .1 LARGEST STOCK EAST OF ST. LOUIS China Cups and Saucers 1 lot Austrian China Cups and Saucers, decora ted in light green would be cheap at floral designs. 13c. but for this sale only, each Cups and saucers in plain porcelain, good quality, this sale, a genuine bargain, each . iOc white during ;5c Covered Vegetable Dishes JN closing out several of our open stock dinner patterns we find a ygreat number of covered dishes. They are. worth up to each, but we have placed them all in' one lot anvd are going to sell them during this sale, 69C Haviland China IP you are lookiug fer Havilanl ohiua cups and satict-ra, odd plates, e t c, we can please you, ;-.s our as Mnrtiiient i fi will be a collection sel dom seen In such cities as this and even larger. lowest. Sugar and Cream Sets "yTE are showing an endless assortment of these goods at prices that you will say is very low. A neatly finished sugar and cream set, decorated in gold and floral work, per set v Others at 35c, 65c, 75c and up 25c Leading Lights From Our Mammoth Lamp Section . Q wing to the increased demand for Hanging Lamps we purchased an entire new assortment and as they have just arrived, will place them on sale at once. They are the Chas. Parker Lamps and are high-grade in every respect. Hanging Lamps with fine gold finished frame, large 14-inch dome shade and patent spring canopy. These 3& lamps are fitted with No, 3 burner complete for ywO Hanging Lamps, same as above, but with extra : heavy frame and finished with prism band and prisms, 3 75 Nickel Plated Stand Lamps, with improved central draft burner, complete with 10-inch d o m e t shade, at tPl.lO This Section Affords Some Very Special Values During This Sale. Unusual Values in Gut Glass A Collection Wortli Your While to Seeu (JREATER bargains than inan' previous sale We can not put the case more strcfigly. These are cream pur chases and while this sale is improgress ,any one wanting to make a purchase will gather some valuedimformation by calling al our store. Our line is.bought froTji the very best factories in the world, such as Libbey's.Vf. Hoars and Hawks. A few prices to convince you : Handsome, elaborate Bterry Bowl, 7-inch magnanimous patterns, finely finished, 'would be a big money-, T A A A saver at $6.00, during thissale UU . A very profound collection of Cream and Sugars, Qtl' they are priced for quick selling as low as; ...... Nappies, an endless variety of cuts andshapes, at prices up from Cut Glass Salt and Peppers, sterling silver '. tops, buy these while you can at the price, pair . . . A. . . ; $125 60s An endless variety of Vaces, Trays; i Celery Dixies', Tum blers, Canaffs and Decanters to select from at a saving during this sale. i w'W f - ON', h mm tin 1 1 Ciii v. Prices , in Japanese , Ware Suitable for Wedding Presents. Vt ii I