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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1929, Mason City, Iowa SIX MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTS 14 15 AUGUST 20 I AUGUST 12nd to August 31st NORTH IOWAS GREA 1929 What a joyous event Merkels Nine Cent Sale is Nine big days are set asideeach year to acquaint you with new things of the fattlseason which are offered to you at lowerthanregular prices Final reductions are also made on nil summer goods Every department in the store participates in this event A Hanidbags One lot of straw silk crepe linen and tapestry novelty bags in en velope and pouch styles Assorted colors First Floor Ladies Purses 99c Underarm and pouch style purses of real leather and leatherette IB the new fall shades Neatiy lined and fitted Mcrkels First Floor Rayon A remarkable of fering of 24 rayon isatfn ki monas in dark b a ckgr o unds printed incolor ful designs and bordered in plain h a rmonizing color Small med ium and large sizes Merkels Second fek Floor WasH Frocks Broadcloth and printed bettite dresses in a variety of late models AU are strictly fast color mate rials a new dress if colors run in washing Our regular S198 Duality Merkela Second Floor K K Printed Hdkfs 1 2for9c lawn handerchiefs In many printed patterns and ft yariety pf colors r Linen Hdkfs f 3for59c Blocked prints of pure Irish linen in assorted colors They jyont last long at this price Mens Hdkfs m 2for49c Of fine quality white linen drawn threads They are regular size MerkelB Flrrt Floor i1 Triangle Scarfs 89c Of fine silk crepe in blocked effects The colors arc very appropriate for fall Merltels First Floor Silks Woolens Wash Goods 1000 Yards Fine Silks A assortment of new fall silks specially purchased for this event at great savingsA full range of autumn shades and pastel shades in silk crepes Duchess satin and crepe satin 36 and 40 inch Regularly to a yard Merkela First Floor Crepe Satin yd A heavy weightlustrous satin with crepe back in a wide range of colors 40 inch Select the material for your new fall dress now while the assortment is complete Merkels First Floor Silk Pongee yd 39c You should buy a large supply of this practical gilk when you can get it at this prkeIts 12momme 32 inch na tural color Merkels First Floor Sheer Fabrics 3 yds 69c Printed Voiles and Dimities in a re markable assortment of patterns and colors Theywere bought specially for this event and are wonderful values 36 and 40 inch v Merkela First Floor Novelty Crepe yd A silk and wool crepe in allover tweed effect and other novelty patterns This type of material has already proven to be a success this season 40 inch Merkela First Floor Tuxedo Prints 3 yds 69c In very attractive dark and light pat terns for fall house dresses aprons and smocks Fast colors 36 inch A finely woven fabric Merkela First Floor Silklike Fabrics yd 79c Bijtterfields Light ODay and silk and cotton in new fall designs The patterns are very good looking and the materials are durable and fast color Merkels Flwt Floor Wash Fabrics yd 49c Here is a group of printed broadcloth and rayon novelties which should sell for a great deal more Theyre in new fall patterns 36 inch Merkelg First Floor Fabric Gloves pair 59c Smart styles in a durable quality chamoisette which and wears like kid Washes beautifully Gauntlet and turndown cuffs Merkels First Floor Handkerchfs 19c Ladies novelty prints am hand embroidered lawn hand kerchiefs In plain white in colors Merkels First Floor Golf Sox pr99c Mens and boys heavy quality fancy golf sox in desirable col or combinations All sizes Greatly underpriced Merkels First Floor Advance Fashions Printzess Coats 99 This fallyou will be simply delighted with what coats are doing in the way of new silhouettes and style fea tures Ashipment of Printzess models which forecast the mode has just arrived for our annual August event Every garment has heen designed in a soft smooth broadcloth fabric and richly trimmed with the loveliest furs At no time of the year will you find such values of advanced styles Wool Flannels yd In the light weight so much desired for sports dresses school and business wear A variety of new autumn colors are shown 54 inches wide Merkels First Floor SPECIAL PRINTED ENG LISH BROAD CLOTH yard 9c 700 yards all new de signs just unpacked for tUs sale Fine for pajamas and dresses Regularlysold at 29c Limit one dress length to a customer Merkels Bargain Basement Infants Dresses 79c Dainty infants white dresses of longcloth and nainsook Lace and em broidery trim Also a group of Philippine dress es In this lot Merkels Second Floor Infants Vests 49c Carters double breasted vests of rayon wool and cotton Longsleeves but ton fastening Beautifully made A 69c quality Merkels Second Floor Infants Hose Pr 29c Vanta quality full length cotton hose in white black buckskin and pon gee Sizes 4 to 66 Buy your winters supply at this low price Merkels Second Floor Childs Sweaters Novelty all wool and wool with rayon sweat ers in slipover coat and Skeezix styles Very sea sonable Sizes 2 to 6 yrs Merkels Second Floor Merkels Second Floor Laskin LAMB An unusual opportun coat for less than th Every Laskin furisX and in the dyers the utmost J soine are trimmed brown Five styles SI 20 AH other fur o MASON CITY SEVEN ST ANNUAL SALE CENTS4LE AUGUST 22nd to August 31st We invite you to be our luncheon guest Thursday Free tickets entitling you to a 50c lunch will be given with your purchases amounting to two dollars or more on Thursday morning August 22 before 12 oclock Ask your saleslady Paris Inspired FALL DRESSES 99 New frocks that are fall frocksand nothing rived during the past week If being a step ahead of the season means anything to you youll want to see them immediately Their fabrics are crepes satins georgettes and velvetsinthe excellent black and rich colors that just look like autumn And best pf all you are assured of the lowest prices in the city a wonderful assortment and the finest Merkels Second Floor opean ATS ifev Twin Heel Silk Hose pr First quality hose in all silk from top to toe Full fashioned of course chif fon weight with the very popular twin heel All the new shades and sizes Merkels First Floor Mens Sox 3 prs Very smart in appear ance of lisle and rayon mixtureSizes 9 to 12 Merkelg First Floor Childs Hose 3 prs 99e Childrens full length stockings In pretty pat terns for fall Sizes 6 to 10 Merkels First Floor Silk Hose pr 99c Weve sold thousands of these hcrw good they are They are slightly irregulars of one of our best sellers Chiffon and service weights pqinted and panel heels full fashioned Merkels First Floor Stationery box 9c An exceptional value of fine linen finish writ ing paper box 24 sheets and 24 envelopes Some are tinted Others are kiddies stationery with quill pen Merkels First Floor Bath Sets 79c A St Denis package containing bath salts dusting powder and puff Neatly boxed making an attractive gift Merkels First Floor TOILETRIES Pebecco Pepsodcnt Ipana and Squibba Tooth Pastes 3 tubes Colgates Tooth Paste 2 for Kolynos Tooth Paste small 3 for Forhang Tooth Paste PalmoUve Soap 8 bars Kirks Hardwater Castile 13 bars Saymans Vegetable Soap 6 bars Fontalns Pure Castile Soap S bars JohnsonsBaby Talcum 2 for Woodburys Soap 4 bars Palmollve Shampoo Dow 39o Neet Palraolivo Shaving Cream 3 tubes Llsterlne 14 oz 79c 7 oz S9c 3 oz LoBIache Face Powder Pompclan Faco Powder Ben Hur Face Powder Kleenex largo size Deodo Deodorant Powder Absorbent Cotton 1 Ib roll Lavorls largo Steins Cold Mcrkels First Floor OBc 30c 49c 49c 69c 80c 50c 39c S9o 59o 3Bc 49c 49c 30c 39C S9o 39c 39c 39c 79c 39c NOTIONS DeLong Snaps black and white sizes 00 to 2 card 9c Just Rita Bias Tape straight and folded In assorted J P Coats Mercerized Darning Cotton 75 yard spools In assorted colors Needles in assorted sizes 9c trimming and small white pearl buttons card gc Safety Pins in black and white Sizes ito Vcard 9o Just Kite Brass Pins per paper9C Garment made of cretonne Holds 8 garments7Do Shoe Bags in pretty cretonne patterns 4gc Klclnerts Dress Shields regularly 25c pair10c Sanitary Bloomers made of a good quality rubber and Sanitary Aprons of a good quality rubber iilBc Laundry Bags In cretonne and crash patterns49C Laundry Bags made of a nice quality cretonne19c Rubber Aprons In fancy and plain styles Many colors and several sizesiflc 49c and 79c Merkels First Floor Lingerie Sets 99c Clever styles in the popular track pant with bandeau to match Of striped and floral broadcloth Sizes 32 to 3o t Costume Flowers 29c One large assortment of coat and dress flowers for merly priced up to 75o each Patch Work Quilts ith scolloped edges Fast colors Size Flour Sacks 9 for 99c Blze washed Ironed and SB pound to use Merkels First Floor Carters Super Quality Rayon Bloomers SJ39 Thefinest quality rayon in pastel shades small me dium and large sizes Band front and elastic knee Our regular bloomer Merkela First Floor Carter Vests 79c Of the same super quality to match the bloom ers All sizes Merkels First Floor Girls Bloomers 39c Rayon bloomers in pink peach white and nile Sizes 4 to 12 Merkels First Floor Silk Undies A group of crepe de chine garments including teddies dancettes and stepins in smarttailor ed and lace trimmed styles AH sizes Merkela First Floor Hand Made Gowns 79c Philippine and Porto Rican hand made and hand embroidered gowns in all white and in colors Sizes 15 16 and 17 Our regular Merkels First Floor Crepe Slips Slips of durable quality rayon crepe which will not split nor pull out at the seams In light shades tan and navy Sizes 34 to 44 Merkels First Floor Curtain Panels 99c Drapery Fabrics yard 59c Quaker lace panels marquisette and rayon panels trimmed with fringe 36 and 45 Inches wide 2Vt yards long MorkeJs Second Floor A large assortment of crashes and1 cretonnes in modern art and floral patterns 36 in Regularly up to 98c Merkels Second Floor m SPECIAL LINEN TABLE CLOTHS each 49c 50x50 inch pure linen crash table cloths in a large assortment of at tractive twotone bor ders Belgium made Limit one to a cus tomer Merkcls First Floor Rayon Fabric yard 99c 38 inch rayon damask and 46 ii taffetas for draperies bed spre and pillows Good values Merkels Second Floor 84 o get a genuine fUT a good cloth coat tested by wear partment to assure cpme in tan and darker shade of from Sizes 14 to ecially priced Merlccls Second Floor Boys Suits jersey Dresses La Camilla Girdles 99c An unusually fine quality and well made garment for the small type Good elastic sections and four hose supporters Merkels Second Floor Bandeaux 99c A medium width for the small to medium figure Made of rayon and satin materials Back fastening Merkels Second Floor Corsette At 55 this corsette is considered a good value It is an excellent fitting garment made by DeBe voise Has a silk swami top Light ly boned Four supporters Mcrkels Second Floor Bedding and Linens RAYON SPREADS Beautiful rayon bedspreads in new brocaded designs and with scalloped ends The colors are green blue rose and gold Size 81x106 Merkelg First Floor Luncheon Sets 54x54 inchlinen crash lunch cloth with six napkins to match In tubfast pas tel shades with contrasting borders Made in Czecho Slovakia Merkels First Floor Wool Blankets Allwool single blanket size 66x80 in solid colors blue rose orchid gold and tan Sateen bound The quan tity is limited so come early MerUels First Floor Jack Tar and Cinderella boys waahsuits with long and short sleeves Good colors for fall Plain and fancy tops A new one if one fades Sizes 2 to 8 yrs Merkels Second Floor Girls Coats Genuine all wool Ger man a Chinchilla coats fashioned by Printzess Several smart styles Plaid flannel lining Colors are brown navy red and blue A wonderful buy Merkels Second Floor Clever new fall styles In girls wool jersey dresses In the new fall colors Just in time for school Sizes 7 to 14 yrs Merkels Second Floor Girls Dresses A large group of smartly styles wash frocks made by Jack Tar and Elsie Dinsmore Long and short sleeves Sizes 7 to 14 yrs Merkels Second Floor SPECIAL FANCY PILLOWS each 19c Some Value Yes theyre full size for grown people Made of cut felt damask crashes cretonnes vel vets rayons and de nims Many shapes and styles Limit one to a customer Merkels Second Floor Amana Blankets pair A large double blanket size 66x80 in very attrac tive tan plaids Made of all pure wool by the Amana colony in Iowa Plaid Blankets pair A good heavy fleecy cot ton pleasing col ored plaids A very special value Size 74x84 Fine Spreads A remarkable assortment of plain taffeta brocaded celanese and figured rayon bed spreads in all colors Worth double the price asked Sizes 80 and 90x 108 Mcrkcls First Floor Cotton Batts 89c 3 Ib stitched batts of fine white cotton Full bed size Pequot Sheeting yard 59c 94 fully bleached Vanity Sets 89c Pure linen 3piece sets made with scalloped edges Can be used for dresser and buffet Pequot Cases pair 89c 42x36 bleached Embroidered Cases pair 99c Hand embroidered Porto Rican pillow cases size 42 x3G Fast colors Mcrlels First FUmr Linen Toweling 3 yards 49c 16 inch toweling of good quality pure linen Colored edges Pequot Sheets Bleached sheets size 81x90 Madeira Napkins 6 for Pure linen hand embroid ered Madeira napkins in a choice of three popular de signs Size 13 inch Hand Towels 2 for 49c Good quality heavy crash linen towel that will give excellent service Colored borders Size 18x33 Merkcls First Floor Curtain Sets l9c and glanced curtain sets with pretty in all the wanted colors 2y Sii long In three price groups Merkels Second Floor Pillow Cases pair 99c Stamped pillow cases in white with rainbow borders and in solid pastel shades 42 inch Merkels Second Floor Tables y built folding card tables cov vith padded leatherette Excel lality for this price Mcrkcls Second Floor Vv feV fP Velour yard 50 inch drapery velour in blue gold and rose Lengths from jfjl to 3 yards Regular 250 value Merkels Second Floor 200 New Felt and Velvet Hats Pictures i 89c nts from a group of masters Eiib framed in artistic mouldings in nng and oval shapes Very special Mcrkels Second Fioor Lucky Stroke RAZOH BLADES Kino double edge blades for Gillette Ra Perfects For that long shaving stroke Theyre Test ed Limit one pack age to a customer McrkclE I Fall Footwear 300 PAIRS V The very new arriv als featuring the small closefit ting styles with long back and side lines and the more conser vative brimmed styles Sizes 19 o 21 Many models for the matron All the best colors for fall You will find Hie values unusual Merkels Second Floor i jjimart new pumps ties and Straps in black patent leather prepe and satin Widths AAA TO C sizes 3 to 9 Compare these for quality style and Rvalue r Sports Oxfords Just 25 pairs of these smart oxfords left With rubber or leather soles Not all sizes j American Girl Arch Support Shoes I j Black patent ties Brown kid ties Black kid straps i Black kid ties i AAA to D 4 to 9 Uerkels First crepe Great Values in Our Bargain Basement New Fall Silk Dresses Dozens of smart styles which have just arrived Fashioned of satin crepe and georgette in black navy and the new fall shades Sizes 14 to 46 Merkels Bargain Basement Wash Cloths 2 for 9c In colors and with colored borders Dont miss this bargain Blcrlcela Bargain Basement Cotton Batts 79c Full size full weight batt for double bed size com forter Fine clean cotton Exceptionally low in price Bargain Basement Rayon Lingerie 59c These are slightly irregu lars of garments which sell regularly from 1 to There are ladies bloomers slips gowns and combination suits The slight irregulari ties will in no way affect the wearing qualities of these garments Mcrkels Bargain Basement Mens Sox pair 19c Fancy pattern hose a good wearing quality Sizes 10 to 12 Merkels Bargain Basement Boys Hose pair 29c Sports hose in all fancy plaids and stripes Sizes 6 to 10 Merkels Bargain Basement Smart Felts Clever Velvets Satin and Velvet Combinations Very Special Neckwear 49c One table of Bertha collars collar and cuff oets and jabots of pretty lace Merkela Bargain Biisement Wraparounds 99c Made of fine lustrous rayon materials front side hook svide elastic web inserts and four hose supporters Sizes 28 to 3D Mcrkels Bargain Basement Dolls 49c Pretty dolls dressed In pink and blue 12 inches high MerUels Bargain Basement Curtain Sets 49c One pair ruffled curtains valance and tie backs constitute the set Theyre trimmed with printed ajjd plain colored voiles Mcrkels Bargain Basement Rayon Spreads Rayon bed spreads in gold rose blue and Seamless A remarkable value at this price Mcrkcls Bargain Basement orchid Cross Cross Curtains pair 99c White and ecru ruffled curtains 35 inches wide to hang criss cross 2i yards long Mcrltcls Bargain Basement Indian Blanket Robes Mesa robes are part wool In beautiful Indian designs Size 66x80 Mcrkcls Bargain Basement Dozens of smart fall and win ter hats in a large variety of styles including close fitting and brim effects Large and small head sizes All new color effects McrkcVs Bargain Basement Ladies Full Fashioned SILK HOSE 99c New Neckwear 59c Freah uew collar aod cuff seta in lace silk crepe linen organdy and combination of lace with geor gette Merkels First Floor Fall Neckwear 99c Largo shawl collars Jabots sweetheart sets collar and cuff sets and vestcoa in lace and lace combiner with georgette MerlccVs First FJoor Ladies Raincoats A soft pliable leatherette coat with plaid suede lining Kine for fall w c a r In black red blue and green Sizes 14 to 20 MerUels Sccflnd Fluor Fall Sweaters Slipover style sweaters with stu dent anil crew necks Knitted oC fine wool and rayon yarns Nov elty patterns and modernistic de signs Sizes 36 to 42 Merltds Second Floor Ginghams 4 yards 49c 32 inch dress ginghams in checks and plaids Extra good quality Merkels Bargain Basement Outing Flannel 8 for 99c White oullng flannel 27 inches wide Very special Merkels Bnrgaln Basement A large assortment of full fashioned silk hose with pointed square and panel heels Exceptionally gootl values Tn breezec suntan allure atmosphere gunmetal black and white Sizes 82 to 10 Slightly irregulars Basrmnnt Costume Jewelry 2 for 99c Just arrived for Merkela Nine Cent Sale Lido Blue Russian Antique and many other colors in earrings necklaces brooches and bracelets All smart styles Choker Beads 39c Oval rnuml and odd shaped glaen beads In all wanted colorn Toilet Sets Threepiece Pyralin Boudoir Seta In jade green golden glow roso and pearl on amber Very at tractive Incense Burners 9c A large assortment of Vantinen incense burners in many novel styles Mcrkcls First Floor Ladies Umbrellas filimly JG ril frame with amirilk covering which Is rainproof and colorproof Amber llps and fancy handles Tn all the best colon Very special Alcrkcls Iirst Floor rfr rfh fi f ;