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THE "OMAHA SUNDAY BKB: NOVEMBER 11. 1917.
Sunday, November 11, 1917
-Stor Openi at 8:30 A. M.-
-BURGESS-NASH STORE NEWS FOR MONDAY-
-Store Cloiet at 6 P. M.-
-Phone D. 137.
It's Not a Bit Too Early to Begin Your CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
BURGESS-NASH Stocks Are in Splendid Readiness and Very Complete
Think what it means to the men
"Qver There"! Make your selec
tions Monday of the gifts you are
going to send them. Remember
the many aids to comfort, the
warm apparel, also the candy and
nuts. All gifts to France must be
mailed before November 15.
Our Soldiers' and
is for the convenience of those
who wish to send gifts to the boys
in France or at the various en
campments. We have set apart a special sec
tion on the Main Floor, where
gifts and clothing for soldiers, sail
ors and marines may bo purchased.
We have installed for the bene
fit of our patrons an accommoda
tion desk, where we will wrap or
pack your Christmas merchandise
for mailing or shipping without
charge, this desk is located across
the aisle from the Post Office and
we believe will prove of great con
venience. Shov Early
To Make a Gift
all that is needed is a yard or so
of fancy ribbon, two rings and a
tassel or two, some especially
pietty ribbons are shown that have
been selected for this purpose.
does not like to play with dolls?
Our Christmas selection of dolls
now ready waiting to be adopted
by new mothers. Since these dolls
have to be dressed, they should be
If An Officer's Name
Is On Year List
the first item to. write down is a
swagger stick. While off duty
all the smart, officers are carry
ing sticks to rive poise and keep
the handy becomingly, occ-.ipied. . .
Pretty Gowns and Dresses
Are Being Made of Satin
WE are showing a very attractive assortment in all the
wanted shades and especially priced for Monday.
36-inch Satin Princess, $1.49
All shades, light and dark. Special, $1.49 a yard.
36-inch Imperial Satin, $2.25
Soft finish, will drape very prettily, in all the wanted
shades, at $2.25 a yard:
36-inch Satin Francaise, $2.95
The only satin that is guaranteed not to rough up ; very
soft and high, rich luster. For dresses and suits, in almost
every possible shade; also black; special, at $2.95 a yard.
Dress and Suit Satin, at $2.75
Very special, a heavy quality of dress and suit satin, in
25 pretty shades, for Monday only, at $2.75.
36-inch Black Satin Duchess, $1.69
For dresses and skirts, special for Monday, $169 a yard.
40-inch Black Crepe de Chine, $1.59
All pure silks, rich raven black, special, $1.59 a yard.
36-inch Black Chiffon Taffeta, $1.49
Soft finish, special for Monday, $1.49 a yard.
BurfeM-Nath Co. Main Floor
A Very Fine All-Wool French Serge
Featured at $1.95 a Yard
THE correct weight for one-piece dresses. Shown in a full
line of colors, including navy blue. Very special, Mon
day, at $1.95 a yard.
All-Wool Dress Fabrics, $1.50
Large line of all-wool fabrics for one-piece dresses, in
cluding such as serge, epingJe and many other ' favored
weaves. Very special for Monday, at $1.50 the yard.
Wool Coatings, at $2.50 to $5.50 .
A very complete line of the wanted weaves and colors,
all 54 inches wide, plain weave, mixtures and plaid effects.
Wide range of selection and priced at $2.50 to $5.50 a yard.
Burgeii-Nash Co. Main Floor
that goes through the Toy Depart
ment on the Fourth Floor, stops
at the section, devoted to military
toys. Here ' you'll find soldiers,
sailors, tents, cannons, warships,
aeroplanes, etc. These toys will
be chosen so readily that now is
the time to make selections for
The Smart Frocks for This Season
Are Best Displayed When Worn Over
YOUNG girls of today are well gowned but
they are quite as fastidious about their
corsets as are their older folk. They know, too,
that the simple lines of any frock are depend
ent upon the corset for their distinction.
Youthf ul Figures Require Caref ul Corseting
And Our Corsetieres Are Very Carejul
The young women of our corset shop have
studied their profession with pride, and take es
pecial pleasure in assisting intelligently the girls
who come confidently to them.
Your daughter's corset can safely be left to their judg
ment. Prices $1.00 to $5.00.
Bureeaa-Nath Co. Saeond Floor
Here's Really Something New Under the Sun
"KNIT-A-BIT" SILK DRESSES
To Be Worn for Dancing, Tea, Afternoon and Evening k
ANEW and clever idea in dresses, which will immedi
ately appeal to the patriotic maid or matron who
is "Doing Her Bit" by knitting for the soldiers.
The dresses are made of soft finish taffeta or satin,
in six striking models as illustrated, each dress fin
ished with large, unique pockets, especially designed
for carrying the yarn, needles or unfinished knitting.
These smart new creations are displayed and sold
in Omaha by Burgess-Nash exclusively. Only one store
in a city have the sale of them and they were all offered
for sale simultaneously throughout the. country.
A Flo's "Knito" Dance Frock
Made of taffeta and may be had in coral, sap
phire, orchid and rose.
R Cynthia's "Two-in-One"
Dance frocks made of taffeta and chiffon ; col
ors coral, maize, white and apple.
C "Betty Ross"
Afternoon dress made of splendid quality soft
satin; navy, brown -and beetroot.
Burgen-Naih Co.' Socond Floor
D-FIo'a "Knit-a-Bit" '
Afternoon dress of fine quality taffeta, with sleeves snd
vest of georgette Beautifully embroidered in self and gold.
Colors: Taupe, navy, light gray.
E Patria's "Knito"
Afternoon dress of soft taffeta with wide girdle, em
broidered in wool. Collara and cuffs of white. Colors:
Belgian, capen, light gray and navy.
F Polly's "Knit-a-Bit"
Dance frock of taffeta with tulle sloeves. Colors: Hello,
coral, maize and sapphire.
Change of Location
is now located on the third floor, near
in book department, third floor.
in the Down Stairs Store.
TRUNKS AND LUGGAGE
in the Down Stairs Store.
If It Is a
that you desire, a visit to our en
larged Book Section in its new
i.,o.-on o-, the Third Floor, will
prove v interesting. Many new
books, both fiction and about the
war, nave been received lately.
Books may be mailed easily and
make an ideal gift for soldiers.
Shop E rly
Annual Thanksgiving Sale of
Fine Household and Decorative linens
r At savings it w in oe impossioie to iupiiqate L.aier
WE began preparation for this annual event nearly a year ago, anticipating an increasing
scarcity of linens and a rise in costs that was sure to come. We placed large orders
with the leading manufacturers for quantities of their best productions. Since the placing
of these contracts all linens have advanced .33 '3 to 50. The prices quoted in this sale
are based on the cost to us, which means a big saving on the market value of today.
are always acceptable, it's indeed
seldom that one has too many. Our
assortment of Christmas handker
chiefs is in complete readiness and
affords a most pleasing selection.
Handkerchiefs of all kinds, for
men, women and children, 5c to
Then There Are
another Hen that is always accept
able as a gift, a recent shipment
of genuine French gloves makes
gift selections advisable now.
If You Are
As to what to give, a visit to
the women's neckwear sectipn will
reveal many pleasing suggestions.
Fancy neckwear was never in
greater demand and we were
never better prepared.
Shop Early '
There is possibly nothing more
practical than a sweater for either
man or woman. Our showing is
very large and extensively varied.
In Your List
i Every woman expects hosiery as
a gift at Christmas time. We have
assembled generous stocks widely
varied in selection and price.
Filet Lace Pieces
Fine hand made filet allover, ovals, ob
longs, centers and lunch cloths, in a big range
of styles. Don't expect to pay big prices for
these, as they are all very moderately priced,
$5.00 and up to $35.00 for the largest.
These pieces you will find in endless ar
ray, doilies, center trays, lunch cloths, table
cloths, lunch' sets, napkins, handkerchief
pockets, scarfs and runners. All are fine hand
made on pure linen. The prices you will find
Real French Cluny Lace
Real French cluny lace is one of the
scarcest lines of merchandise today, only that
our stock was purchased long in advance,
would be able at this time to show a
complete line at anything like the prices in
effect this week.
Pattern Cloths and Napkins
Bordered all around, woven of pure flax
and perfectly bleached and finished.
2x2-yard cloths, $4, $5, $6, $7 and up.
2x2V2-yard cloths, $5, $6.25, $7.50, $8.75 j
2x3-yard cloths, $6, $7.50, $9, $10.50 up.
22x22-inch napkins, from $4.75 to $15.00.
24x24-inch napkins, from $6.75 to $20.00.
Other size cloths marked proportionately.
Linen Damask, $1.35 a Yard
70-inch pure linen damask, snow white,
assorted patterns. We only have 4 pieces of
this number, while it lasts at the low price of
$1.35 a yard.
Linen Damask, $1.85
72-inch, heavyt fine linen damask, satin
finish, full bleached good assortment of pat
terns and a wonderful value today.
22x22-inch Napkins, $4.75
These napkins match the above damask
and are very special values.
Bleached Damask, $2.75 a Yard
72-inch, extra heavy double satin damask,
finest flax yarn ; a wonderful piece of goods,
assorted designs, $2.75 a yard.
24x24 Napkins to match, $7.50 a dozen.
- Imported Damask, $1.00 a X&rd
70-inch heavy, bleached damask, all cot
ton, of course., but have a nice linen finish;
will give excellent wear; good assortment, in
very pretty designs.
Irish Cotton Damask Napkins, $2.75 Dozen
20x20-inch, heavy, mercerized damask
napkins. Very neat designs, $2.75 dozen.
Glass Towels, at 20c Each
26x26-inch heavy, absorbent checked
glass towels, union linen; a very special val
ue, at 20c each.
Linen Towels, at 65c Each
Large, heavy, pure linen towels, the fam
ous "Dew Bleached:" very soft and absorb
ent, $7.75 dozen, or 65c each.
H. S. Towels, at 50c Each
18x34-inch, fine union linen towels, full
bleached damask, border hucje. A wonderful
value, at 50c.
Linen Guest Towels, 40c Each
15x24, fine pure linen huck towels, hem
stitched, plain or damask border designs.
Fine Linen Towels, $1.00 Each
Large huck towels, fine quality pure linen
"Dew Bleached," and other manufacture; a
big collection and very special value, at $1.00.
Linen Sheets and Pillow Cases
Fine Irish linen sheets and cases, plain
hemstitched or with fine hand embroidered.
Very moderately priced.
Final Closing-Out of Our Stock of
Odd Pieces Offered to You at Prices in Most Instances
Less Than the Original Cost Which Means Fully
75 under Present Day Retail Quotations
TT'S the straggling ends of our stock, odd pieces, but the value is there; if you can use
one or more of them you will benefit by savings that are really sensational.
piece must go so here's how: The following ia just an idea of what to expect:
Each Sale Must Be Absolute. No Returns,
No Exchanges, No Credits. Every Piece Sold as It Is
Bur(Mi-Naih Co. Main Floor
Mahogany tabourette, now $1.90
Magazine rack, now $2.00
v Oak umbrella rack, now $1.65
Oak china cabinet, now $15.84
Oak china cabinet,, now $14.50
Oak telephone stand, now $4.68
Oak serving table, now $7.70
Mahogany table, now $8.00
Odd drop table, now $11.00
Fumed oak table, now $7.67
Fumed oak desk table, now $6.45
Fumed oak table, gate leg, for $7.90
Mahogany glass top table, for' $7.45
Mahogany dressing table, now $44
Mahogany chair, now $9.90
Mahogany finished chair, now $3.75
Fumed oak chair, now $5.00
Fumed oak dining chairs, at $4.40
Fumed oak dining chair, at $2.95
Mahogany bath room chair, for $2
Walnut bath room chair, for $2.20
Mahogany finished chiffonier, $6.85
Walnut finished chiffonier $23.47
Ivory finished chiffonier, for $18.80
Ivory finished dresser, for $44.00
Baby high chair, now $1.39
Baby high chair, now $1.85
Mahogany bed room suite, $65.00
Mahogany Morris chair, now $17.60
Odd leather chair, now $18.70
Rag chair, reduced to $3.95 -Willow
arm chair, now $15.40
Mahogany tea wagon, now $7.95
Mahogany sewing cabinets, $3.65
Wax finished bookcases, $8.50
Reed fern stand, now $12.50
White enameled rocker, now $3.45
Mahogany finished rocker, now $8.80
Mahogany fin. bed r'm rocker, $5.60
Mahogany davenport, now $55.00
Upholstered davenport, now $54.60
Mahogany twin beds, for $30.80
Upholstered morris chair, $16.75
Reed writing desk, for $9.95
Mahogany book rack, for $4.85
Fumed oak brown settee, at $10.50
Mahogany parlor chair, for $13.20
Mahogany finished bed, for $16.95
Walnut bed, reduced to $23.75 '
Walnut finished metal bed, $9.35
Burgess-Nath Co. Third Floor