The present invention relates to a clip feeder arrangement for supportive receipt in a handle of a medical clip stapling gun to permit the advancement of a plurality of clips seriatim by a trigger mechanism in the handle to a location between a pair of pincher jaws. A distalmost clip of that plurality of clips is being advanced to the jaws prior to advancement of the remaining plurality of clips. The feeder arrangement comprises a ladder arranged within a U-shaped cartridge having a proximal end and a distal end. The distalmost clip is moved distally away from the ladder by a clip feeder bar mechanism which is arranged for first advancing the distalmost clip in the cartridge to a location between the jaws. The remaining plurality of clips are then also advanced distally by the ladder, both of the advancement motions occurring in a single distal advance of the clip feeder bar mechanism.