Hollis Post-Herald (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 24, 1914 Page: 3 of 6
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A Real Sale with a Reason. Don't let anything keep you away
Mangum, Okla., Sept. 19, 1914.
Mr. B. L. Bratton, Mgr. Hollis Store.
Dear Sir:—I have decided to close out a number of my retail stores and I'm going to com-
mence by closing out the Hollis store first. I hope you will carry out my instructions to the
letter. In the first place 1 want you to close the store and gt> over the stock carefully, marking
the goods to sell ror about 50c on the dollar. If there is anything you want to sell for 25c 011
the dollar to make a quick clearance of it, mark it that and let it go for I don't want to move
$1.00 worth or goods from there if the price will move it. I oWn every piece of lumber in
the house, including the backs of the windows. Sell them to the highest bidder, just as it all
stands. 1 want to sell all show cases and fixtures, including the safe. Trade merceandise
for cotton, giving the farmers 1 c per pound, more for it than they can sell it for on the streets.
Now don't fail to cut the price so those goods will go. I'd rather sell for less than cost as to
have to buy boxes and pay freight on them.
/ - Very truly yours,
J. D. Curreathers.
the big Sign which says "Quit Business Sale" that tells the
scret of Money Saving to you. Rain or shine the Sale opens
25th at 8 p„ zn*
nbese goods will not last long at the price I'm going to mark them.
Harmon county have never seen such a bombardment
People will he here from all the joining counties, and you
in justice to yourself and family, stay away.
just think what this means to you right in
the beginning of the season when our new
• Fall goods have just come in. Mr. Curreath-
ers means just what he says when he tells
me to sell this merchandise and not think of
former prices or cost.
This means to you
and your family.
Bring Your Cotton and Spend just the same as Cash. We will pay lc per pound more than you can sell
it for Cash
Goods all Marked in Plain G?t out your hidden money, borrow more
Figures—Mo chance for and beg the rest, but in any case come just
mistake. j' as quickly as possible.
Look for big sign that
reads "Quit Business Sale"
The world loves a man for what
he does, not for what* he says and
tae\r appreciate him, more for what
he delivers to the public. Come
see us deliver the goods.
Our store will be closed this week
making preparation for this real
massacre of prices. It's going to be
a real resistless price cutting.
Ab argain event never to be for-
You know the kind of merchan-
dise we sell. All this great stock at
your mercy. 95 per cent of this
stock is fall merchandise, so come to
Mgr. Hollis Store
At The Curreathers & McMillan Old Stand.
•- V J
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Roberts, Luke. Hollis Post-Herald (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 24, 1914, newspaper, September 24, 1914; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc267993/m1/3/: accessed May 26, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.