R. B. Foster Bargains, 1915

If you were in Skidmore, Missouri in January 1915, you’d be able to find some bargains at the R. B. Foster store.  Here are a few of the many items of high-grade merchandise offered at prices lower than the lowest ever offered, as announced in the January 28, 1915 edition of the Skidmore New Era, page 4 (click for larger size):

February Clearing Sale beginning January 28th.  We offer you the following high-grade merchandise at prices lower than the lowest ever offered in Skidmore.  Ginghams - a good assortment of dress ginghams in light and dark colors, regular 12 1/2 to 15 cents, sale price, yard - 9 cents.  Outing flannel - we offer you 10 yards of the best outing flannel.  Buy what you want while it lasts.  10 yards for 69 cents.  Muslin special - buy what you want.  10 yards regular 10 cent bleached muslin - 69 cents.  Underwear, women's $1 set snug union suits, 69 cents.  Women's 2-piece fifty-cent set snug suits, 35 cents.  Children's 50 cent union suits, 35 cents, children's 25-cent 2-piece underwear, 15 cents.  Men's $1 union suits, 69 cents. Men's $1.50 union suits, 1.15.  Boys' 65 and 75 cent union suits, 49 cents.  Boys' 2-piece underwear, 27 cents.  Men's 2-piece underwear, 35 cents.  All standard calicos during this sale at 5 cents per yard.  Fur Coats - we have just three fur coats left.  One black dog skin, value $18, $13.50.  One black horse hide, value $23.50, now $19.50.  One black galloway, value $26, now $21.00.  Best Michigan salt, during this sale, per barrel $1.25.  Groceries:  Frontier lemon cling peaches, 15 cents per can.  Frontier apricots, 15 cents.  Frontier peaches, 15 cents.  Frontier 2 pound cans green beans, 2 for 15 cents.  Frontier 2 pound cans wax beans 2 for 15 cents.  Frontier early june peas, 2 for 15 cents.  Frontier sifted June peas, per can 10 cents.  Extra quality Rio coffee, 15 cents per pound.  3 cand 2 pound tomatoes, 25 cents.  2 1/2 pound tomatoes, 10 cents per can.  8 cans good corn, 25 cents.  8 bars White soap, 25 cents.  10 bars Brown soap, 25 cents.  Dried corn, 10 cents per pound.  Farmer Jones Sorghum, 1/2 gallon pail, 24 cents.  Pure Country Sorghum, 75 cents per gallon.  Top Syrup, 75 cents per gallon.  Kamo syrup, 45 cents per gallon.  Extra fancy Jap rice, 4 pounds, 25 cents.  A table of men's and boys' shoes, $1.25 per pair.  Overshoes:  Men's $1.75 overshoes, now $1.30.  men's $2.00 overshoes, now $1.45.  Men's $2.25 overshoes, $1.55.  men's $2.75 overshoes, 4 buckle, $2.15.  Men's $3.00 overshoes, 4 buckle, $2.35.  Men's $3.00 all rubber, 4 buckle, $2.40.  Boys' $2.50 overshoes, 4 buckle, $1.95.  boys $1.50 overshoes, 1 buckle, $1.15.  Ladies' $1.15 Jersey overshoes, 1 buckle, 95 cents.  Misses 85 cent Jersey overshoes, 1 buckle, 70 cents.  Child's 75 cent Jersey overshoes, 1 buckle, 65 cents.  Men's Jersey overshoes, 1 buckle, $1.20.  R. B. Foster

Ad for R. B. Foster store in Skidmore, Missouri, Skidmore New Era, January 28, 1915, page 4.

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