Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
7 THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1918 THE LETHaHIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEP^ Clarke's Annual STOCKTAKING SALE BEGINS �I ca and continues every business day for the next ten days A final and absolute clearance of all winter stocks, together with scores of lines you will need for the coming season, priced with the one end in view, of reducing all lines throughout every department to the lowest possible minimum before inventory begins. ^ I At no other time in the history of this business have we been able to offer such values as these Wc have had the biggest year's business yet recorded; every department is heavier stocked than at any previous time at this season of the year, and not a line in the store, hut is now worth from fifteen to thirty per cent, more than present marked prices; so that when you take into consideration the diiference between merchandise at present worth as compared to prices prevailing during this Annual Stock-Taking Sale, the savings gained to you amount to twenty, thirty and in many cases as much as fifty per cent. ^ This pagefui of bargains could be enlarged to easily double the space and still there would be many lines affording splendid savings which we could not include; but it will serve to demonstrate in a measure the exceptional character of the savings afforded during this Annual Stock-Taking Event and to strongly emphasize the fact that it means much money saved to shop at Clarke's. Finest Crepe de Chene, $1.59 Values up to $2.00 A iovoly niiallty, ."IB inch crepo. Colors black, white, sky, grey, Band, coral, old roBo, mnuve, burgundy, i)|uin, applo Broen, Uolginn and Copenbagen blue. Fine Wool Dress Goods, 58c Values Worth up to 90c ' Checks, stripes and novelty .weaves in a splendid variety of colors suitable for dresses, waists and children's wear. Sale of Embroideries, 10c widths up to 8 Inches. Worth to 20c A big variety ot splendid designs In various widtli, priced as low or lower than you would expect to buy such goods tor in normal times. Fine Oxford Shirtings, 35c Special Line Worth 45c Pretty light jiatlorns-whilo ground with neat stripes. Colors guaranteed to wash and boil. Very strong and durable raul oira value at the price. TAFFETA POPLIN and |?0 DUCHESSE SILK - - - ^1.00 V.ilues up to $2.76 All thcBo Bilks are ot standard quaUty. Very suitable for waista, dressoa, Idmonas, skirls, etc., a,nd 8ho^sn in a very wide variety of colors. Special Dress Goods Sale, 95c Values up to $1.50 Tweeds in light and dark colors. Black serges and chtscks and bar line stripes In a splendid variety and excellent ciiiallties. 27-in Baby Flouncing, 50c . Now Worth 75c Lovely fine quality Swiss goods, very fine, dainty designs, scalloped edges. Extra special value at the price. Splendid Corset Embr'd'y 35c Regular 50c Value Fine cambric and Swiss goods. IS Inchps wide. A splendid variety of design and various grades to chooso from. Heavy Cotton Hose......28c Regular 40c value. All ladles sizes. Very special value at the sale price. Ladies* Cashmere and Fleeced Hose 43c Excellent qualities. Worth 50c and GOc. Splendid weight. All ladles' sizes. Fine Wool Gloves 48c Including values up to 75c. Colors white, black, navy, grey and brown. Girls' Fine Wool Gloves.....35c Plain and ml.\ed colors. Sizes tor girls from throe to twelve years ot age. Ladies' Lined Mocha Gloves $2,15 Kogular $2.50 value. Colors grey or tan. Heavy wool lining. Sizes G to 8. Ladies' Union Suits.....$1.65 Splendid weight, ankle length, low. neck, short Hloevcs. Sizes 3G to '10. ' g Out AM lens All Bweatorg, skating seta, caps, tarns, wool jorseys, etc., in separnto garments or finest matched' sots. CENT Off Print and Gingham House Dresses 1.65-3,00 A splendid new lot just to hand including all regular size 36 to 44 and extra largo women's sizes 43 to 49. All-Over Aprons at . . . $1.35 Very largo size, can be used as a house dress buttoned down front. Good washing colors. , Flannelette Gowns . . . ... $1.45 ^ Regular $2.00 Values Buttoned front or slip-over styles. Splendid weight white flannelette. Great Sale of Corsets $1.00 Regular values to $1.75. Splendid fitting models. Sizes up to 28. AH Fancy Collars, Jabots, Boudoir Caps, Hand Bags, Fancy Yokes, etc. 20 ^ Off White Cotton All Furs and Ladies' Outer Garments Receive the final marphing order -, Not a question now of profit, but an Imperative demand that all garments In these lines should be sold ' during.the season for which they were bought and to effect our purpose in the shortest possible time we >. ') have not only eliminated all profit but In many cases have cut Into the actual cost. ....... 15c Very heavy thread. Splendid wearing. Full bleached. Yard wide. Soft Finish Nainsook . . . 25c Selling at the old price. 30 Inches wide. Soft pure finish. Special value. Finest Embroidery Cottons . . 45 c 42 inches wide. Soft and tree from dressing. A lovely quality at the price. . i ^y^''<'4&-^^h''' HERE'S THE BIG CHANCE OF THE SEASON TO SUPPLY ALL YOUR NEEDS IN SUITS, COATS, ' " � SKIRTS, DRESSES, WAISTS, FURS, NECKPIECES, MUFFS, AND FUR COATS AT WONDERFUL SAVINGS. READ CAREFULLY THE DETAILED LIST AND MAKE SPECIAL NOTE QF THE SAVINGS. VALUES IN EVERY INSTANCE ARE CONSERVATIVELY STATED, EXTRAORDINARY AS THEY APPEAR TO BE. It Our Highest Priced Cloth Coats AU' Marked Down to $27.50 It Fine Indian Dimity A wonderful bargain to say the least, including as 11 does coats that formerly .sold as high as $50.00. In thi? lot are all our finest velours in burgundy, brow green and navy; finest tweed and motor coats in heavy pure wool cloths tha are so much in demand" now for general purpose use and can be worn practically the year round. Many ot these coats are lined throughout, all of them are ot the very best and latest styles ot the season, and not a coat in the lot that we could replace for leas thau the price we are asking. Get yours while choosing Is good. CLARKE'S ANNUAL STOCK-TAKING SALfi 612 THIRD AVE. S. Cloth Coats $19.50 Tweed and Plaid Cloth Coats up to $32.50. No reserve throughout this entire stoclJ. Splendid pure wool tweeds in grey pr brown mixtures. All very attractive styles and sizes for small, regular and extra large wonien. FUR TRIMMED PLUSH COATS $50.00 Values up to $75.00 This lot includes nil our very finest-plush coats ot Salt's Esquimette Plush with large collar and cuft trimming of natural coon, raoufflar shirred or belted backs. Beautifully lined throughout. Some wonderful bargains. Cloth Coats $14.75 All our new coats up to $25.00, including mixed tweeds and boucle cloths. Small, medlun. and large ."ilzes up to 4G. There is a good selection of late styles in this bargain lot. All well worth the price and more. This Is Going To Be a Wonderful Sale of Dresses Including every dress in the store (or afternoon, evening and street wear. All $17.50 Cloth Dresses for ........................... $12,50 All $20.00 Cloth Dresiea for ......................,..... $14,75 All $22.50 Cloth Dresses for............................ $16.50 All $25.00 Cloth Dresso* for ............................ $18.00 All $27.50 Cloth Dresses for.........................____ $20.00 All $25.00 Silk DresMs for........................... $18.00 All $27.50 311k Orestes for............................ $20.00 All $20.00 Evening Dresses for ........................ $14.75 All $25.00 Evening Dresses for ........................ $18.00 All $30.00 Evening Dresses for .....................'... $22.00 All $35.00 Evening Dresses for..........................$26.50 All �$45.00 Evening Dresses for...........................$32.50 All $35,00 Silk Dresses for ........................... $26.50 All $37.50 Silk Dresses for ............................ $29.00 All Dresses up to $15.00 for..............*............. $10.00 Suits at $27.50 All our finest suits included in this sate up to $45.00. Best pure avooI serges, pop-lines, cheviots, etc., in the new long coat effects, \vlth large convertible collar and skirts made in very best styles. Coats are all silk lined, colors navy, bro*n, grey, green, black, etc. Sizes to 44. ALL NEW SKIRTS 20 Per Cent OFF Handsome novelty skirts in chocks, plaids and beautiful woven border goods regularly priced at $14.50 to $25.00. Plain and novelty silks and plain serges in black, navy, brown and green in styles for young or old and sizes from 22 to 36 inch waistband. Suits at $15.00 Garments in this lot up to $27.50. Some ot them not now this season but \Vonder-fully cheap nevertheless. Just about an even dozen to sell at this very low price Avhich is less than garments ot a similar character can now bo bought at wholesale. YOU HAVE NEVER KNOWN THE MEANING OF "LOWEST PRICES" ON FURS AS DEMONSTRATED IN THIS FINAL CtEARANCjE OF ALL OUR FUR STOCK INCLUDING NOTHING BUT THE VERY BEST AND FINEST OBTAINABLE FROM CANADA'S LEADING MANUFACTURERS, Finest Beaver Coat, $165.00 Finest quality fcana^ian Beaver, Skinner's patln lined. Made In loose graceful lines, largo self collar. 88 Inch sweep. Beautifully matched, dark rich skins. All natural color and very full furred. . Finest Hudson Seal Coat, $132.00 Very rich dressy garments. 45 Inches long. All ot self, large shawl collsr, straight full lines. 88 inch sweep, iloautltul and dressy garments at less than you have ever bought such �ur tor before. 2 OntaHo Rat Coats, to clear at $100 Pointed Fox Set at $66,00 $70.00 Black Fox Set at $47.00 $70.00 Natural Wolf Set $47.00 $65.00 Natural Wolf Set, $43.00 $4S.00 Natural Wolf Set, $30.00 $42.50 Natural Coon Set, $28.50 $37.50 Grey Moufflar, Set, $25.00 $65,00 Nai'ural Beaver Set, $4300 $97.60 Hudson .Seal Set, $38.60 $65.00 Seal and Fitoh Set, $43.00 RsflUlar $120.00 Value Splendid fiill furred garments, 50 inches long. Ilich, well matched al^ins, satin lined throughout. Made In the very best posalblo' way and guaranteod tO' give the 'maximum, of service. $136.00 Ermine Set ...... $82.60 $37.50 Civet Cat Set ,, $25.00 $40.00 Black Rat Set at,. $25.00 $22.50 Grey Moufflar Set, $15.00 $20.00 Black Wolf Muffs $13.50 $13.60 Black Wolf .P/luffs, $9,00 $14.50 Grey Misses' Set, $9,50 $75,00 Mink Stole .......$47.50 $20.00 Natural Rat Muff, $14.50 $37.50 Blue Wolf Muff, $25,00 35c Chocks and stripes. S2 inches wide. Excellent ciualilies. Splendid variety to chooso from. Cotton Bedfords and Piques . 45c & 50c Splondid now showing ot various cords and fiualitios. 40 to 12 inches .wide. Large Bedspreads . . 7 . . . $1.50 Old values in this lot. Very strong and durable. Large enough lor a double bed. Every New Waist ON SALE Georgette from- $5.50 to $10.00, Crepe do Chine Silks and Voiles, including our entire stock of very latest and best styles. 20 Off Fine White Marquisette . . . . 75c Extra good quality, even weave, 40 inches wide. Same value as a year ago. Dainty Striped Voiles . 50c No higher in price than a year,ago. Wide and narrow stripes. Extra special Special Flannelette Value . . 25c Si to 36 Inches wide. Pui-e white or halt bleached. Extra heavy weight. Splendid Range of Coatings .� ,., $1.98 Regular $2.75 Value Dark, rich tweed mixtures and cream ground with colored stripe. 54 inches. Tucked Apron Lawn . . . . . 25c ,18 inche? wide, with tine tucking and om-' broidery Insertion. f ^ All Whitewear, Gowns, Skirts, Corset Covers, Slips, etc., selling at a bargain CENT Off CLARKE'S ANNUAL STOCK-TAKING SALE 612 THIRD AVE. S.