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SEPTEMBER 15, 1905
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THIS NEW CATALOGUE, No. 74, for the season 1905-6, just from the press, 13 the largest In sire and the
most complete in contents of any general merchandise catalogue ever issued, and b filled from cover to
cover with the lowest prices at which highest quality goods were ever sold. There never before was gath
ered into any one book so marvelous a collection of desirable goods of every kind at such money-saving prices.
Three million families about ten million people arc going to save a lot of good
money by having on hand and ordering their goods from this massive catalogue.
We know by past experience that those who make free use of "it will save from $50.00 upwards during a year's
time. We invite you to be one of them.
Our No. 74 Catalogue and Buyer's Guide is a Necessity
to the farmer, the planter, the miner, the lumberman, the hotel keeper, the railroad man, tho teacher, the
mechanic in fact to every resident of the country, tho large town, the village and hamlet.
Despite the great value of this mammoth catalogue to you and the large cost to us, to prepare, print, and dis
tribute it, we shall GIVE ONE COPY FREE to every grown person who asks for it, provided he does not
reside in a city of fifty thousand or more, or in Cook County, Illinois.
Everythlne you eat, wear and use Is found In our No. 74 Cata
logue in tho highest grades, latest styles, best qualities, standard
makes and absolutely honest values, at tho very lowest prices.
You take no chances In buying from us. Wo refundyour money,
If, for any reason whatever, you are not satisfied.
Tho prices In our No. 74 Catalogue aro uniform and the same
to all alike the rich and tho poor. Wo do not raise our prices
when we deal with the wealthy, nor can thoso In moderate or poor
circumstances do better for themselves snywhero than to buy at
our established, printed prices tho fairest prices In the world,
becaaso they aro low quotations, on high quality goods.
REMEMBER No such offer as this was ever before made you. We offer you the Genuine, Up-to-Date
Montgomery Ward & Co. large Catalogue without a penny's expense to you. Thl3 is no partial list, no incom
plete book, but the largest, newest, complete Catalogue Just off the press.
A Word About Ourselves Our establishment comprises seven largo buildings, covering more than
fifty acres of floor tpace. We are the original, largest and most favorably known Catalogue House in
the world. We have a successful record of a third of a century to which we refer with pride. Our custom
ers areour friends, and they are found the world over. We have honestly acquired our reputation for selling
goods of quality at fairest prices, such as no other concern has been able to meet.
We absolutely refuse to sell snide goods or trash at any price.
Montgomery Ward & Co.'s New No. 74 Catalogue comprises 1200 large pages, full of accurate
illustrations and truthful descriptions, without exaggeration or misrepresentation. It describes over
126,000 articles, such as everyone uses every day
Just such goods as you use, but of highest quality
and lower price than you can obtain them in your
home stores or anywhere else but of us. We have
heretofore asked everyone to send us fifteen cents
to partly pay postage, as a guarantee of good faith,
but we will NOW give you a copy absolutely
without charge of any kind delivered at our ex
pense providing you show you desire to possess
it, by just -writing and asking for a copy.
That's all we require. Do you want it? Do you
want to save part of your necessary expenses?
Do you want to get some things that you cannot
secure near home? This larfre, complete, up-to-
date, No 74 Catalogue makes it possible and easy for you to own, use and enjoy many things of which you have
frequent need, but which the usual prices asked by others have compelled you to do without. Get this Cata
logue and consult it freely and often. Those who use it most save the most.
Send your name and address carefully written on a postal card, or In a letter, or attached to your next order or fill out this coupon.
Either way that is easiest. Just say "Send me freo and prepaid one copy of your new No. 74 Catalogue." Do this now.
Cat here, fill la carefally, and send to Montgomery Ward 8c Ca, Chicago
Send me FREE and wild ono copy of your New No. 74 Catalogue
I saw your adv in September Commoner R.F.D.No.
Montgomery Ward & Co.,
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of your toil and votes. If you men
took as much trouble to learn what
your duty on election day is as you
do to maice a a Bnowmg in a
A-aoor day parade you wouldn't be
Quite SO helDless. T rpnlrnn tho trnof
managers don't care how much you
l4i i r;. n ljat)0r aay Dust bo you vote
With them on election day. Well, I
.ua,c " me Dabv ain't eono in
& sIn' rJgllt there to his little
and, while I take off his clothes'."
tAfla as worfcem groped his way to
the bedroom closet he was muttering
"Somethin's wrong with ma. I
guess she's been workin' too hard."
Any fool can become intoxicated; all
who do are.
Love laughs at locksmiths, but not
The worst thing about a bad cold
is the task of explaining to your
friends why you do not try the reme
dies they suggest
The man who agrees with our views
is always a sensible fellow.
A face painted on canvas is always
much prettier than a face painted un
der a hat.
Too many people conjure up trouble
and then seek credit for bearing
No man is really wise until he is
willing to admit that thera xe things
he does not know.
People who go to church through a
sense of duty seldom get any good out
of the, service.
When we see a boy loafing on the
streets we suspect that the father
may be to blame.
It is a pleasure to lend to a neigh
bor who always returns a heaping
cup for the level cup she borrowed.
A great many business houses now
use the card system. Another kind of
a card system has ruined many busi
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