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5/J-5/7 Nicollet Ave,
May Clearance Sale
Tailor Covert Jackets
About three hundred Newest Covert Coats
To go regardless of actual cost or value.
worth fully three and four times more.
209 East Fourth Street
and 336 Sibley Street,
At July Clearance Prices,
All in Three Lots
$10.00 I For newest fitted coatsuntil now excellent sell
ers at $20 and $18.50also a few early season
odd coats that were $25, $27.50, $30 and $35.
This May sale, $10.00
$12,50 A great choiceevery coat new and choice, per
fectly tailored and designed and sold regularly
ifcOS nf kOR anr ffc99 Z(\
until now, $28.50, $25 anld $22.50.
$15,00 |Takes all our handsome fitted Covert Coatsno
reserveThis offering is a regular snap. Regular
$32.50, $30, $28.50, $27.50 and $25 coats sacrificed.
This May sale, $15.00
Almost given awayan0d not one old coat in the stockThe
very newest coats lengths and materials
SPECIA SAL E O DIAMOND S
are having a Special Sale on our superb stock
mounted and loose diamonds and other precious
Btones. The sale includes Pearl and Diamond Neck
laces, Pendants, Brooches, Scarf Pins and Rings in all
H. F. LEGG & CO., Diamond Experts,
518 NICOLLET AVENUESecond Floor.
"My mother says if I'm very good and say my prayers every
night, I may wear a
MAGPHERSON & LANGFORD
wheal'm big enough, io I'm going to be as good as I can."
This remark of a little tot goes to show that, besides being necessary to
the happiness of every home, the MacPherson & Langford Skirt exerts a
high moral influence. Ask your dealer for them and
Be Sure Our Name Is on Belt and Hangers.
This May sale, $12.50
$5.50 Coats in cov
ert, cheviot and homespuns,
handsomely tailorednavy, tan
$6.75 and $7.50At these pricesthe handsomely tailor-
ed long coatsThe very best styles and sellers up to now
at $10.00 and $12.50. Many handsomely lined in Scotch
tweeds, diagonals, worsteds, cheviots and coverts, an offer-
ing not often found. Choice $6.75 and $7.50
Sensational Sale of
Dressy aed Tailor Waists
in Taffeta, Messaline, Chiffon Taffeta.
NOTEThe silk waist sale advertised for Friday morning
was a phenomenal successas the assortment
was immense to begin with We still have some
wonderful values left
$1,95 $4.95 $6,95
MACPHERSON & LANGFORD,
St. Paul, Minn.
S. JACOBS & CO.
THE WEDDIN PRESENT STORE
Somehow there is an elegance about the gifts at S. Jacobs & Co.'s. The air
of quality dominates. And it is well to select gifts that are genteel. None of
us can afford to throw all Idea of economy to the winds, and that Is another)
reason for selecting the gift at Jacobs. The gifts are rightly priced.
Silver applie Brown Betty Te a and
Same Creame rs and 1 ft t\
Sugars, pair $ I 0
Small t-hree-plepe Te a 4 f|.Jt|
Set, sa me ware $ I U*Wtlif
Sterling Silver O R- Eh
Tea Caddies WV'.tq O lJ
%S&%S..Sl.50tfl*l Sterling Silver Sa*fcsfand ft* "jr fljjjC',
Peppers, six in case 0- |.i:f.\v
Sterling Silver Mayonnaise' 'Set 'app"q(h
and dish in ^iQ't^ti
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.Stgr4h Silver Bonbon "'Ba^
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%-carat Solitaire Diamond
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1-carat Solitaire Diairrvond
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Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Townsend
issued the invitations today for the
marriage of their daughter, Eleanor
Nesbitt, to Dr. Frederick C. Poehler
of Herreid, S. D., which will take place
in Gethsemane church Thursday eve
ning, June 1. The service will be fol
lowed by a small reception at the Town
send residence on Fourth avenue S.
Mrs. Erie D. Luce gave a charming
rose luncheon this afternoon at the
Hampshire Arms for Miss Sue Weir, a
bride of next week. In the center of
the polished table was a great Japanese
basket filled with pink roses and a large
clustei of the flowers was fastened to
the bride's chair^ with pink tulle. The
lights were pink shaded, the placecards
simulated roses and the chosen color
was attractively used in the menu. The
guests included a group of Kappa Kap
pa Gamma girlsthe Misses Weir, Hull
of Ev^nston, 111. Kathenne Harris,
Helen Burbridge, Elsie Stone, Avery
Trask, Helen Clarke and Mary Morgan.
Last evening the Kappa Kappa Gam
ma girls gave a spread at the home of
Miss Mary Rankin, on Laurel avenue,
for Miss Weir. Wednesday Miss Elsie
Stone entertained at luncheon and ear
lier in the week Miss Helen Kimberly
of St. Paul was hostess at a luncheon.
Tomorrow afternoon Will Hale will
Our newest Coats
all lengths, in chev
homespuns, mixtures and
$7.50, $6.75 and $6.50.
iv a sailing party at Minnetonka for
Weir and her fiance, Charles Ev
erett Buckbee of St. Paul. Monday
afternoon Miss Katherine Harris will
be hostess at a kitehen shower at her
home on Vine place, and on Tuesday
evening Mrs. H. E. Fairchild of 143
E Twenty-fifth street will give the bri
The wedding of Miss Weir and Mr.
Buckbee will be quietly solemnized
Wednesday evening at the home of the
bride's mother, Mrs. J. B. Weir, 2438
Stevens avenue. Only the relatives and
near friends will be present at the
reading of the service, which will be
followed by a small reception.
Mrs. William Authol McMasters and
Miss May Kemper entertained forty
young women at cards(this afternoon at
the home of Mrs. McMasters, onfPark
avenue, in honor of MissJBtta McCabe,
a bride of the month. Wedding bells
of red and white furnished an appro
priate decoration, with festoons of red
56 of the best-selling styles, in
two lots$8.50 values for
$5.95 and $15.00 .values for
SILK SHIRTWAIST SUITS.
We have gone through our
stock, picked out some dis
counted styles also sample
suits they are worth up to
$25 for $8.95, $13.75 and
Oxford tan and green. They
are worth double the price
asked-$8.98 and $11.75.
Voile, Panama and Melrose,
navy, brown, black new mod
els, $5.95 and $8.50.
LINEN AND LAWN WAISTS
First showing of exceptional
ly good styles, $1.75, $2.00.
$2.25, $2.50, $3.00.
Just received. They are very
pretty styles, gobelin, white,
reseda, champagne and brown,
from $7.50 upward.
BIG SALE OF PLANTS
In Pots, of Every
10 Greenhouses filled with plants of
all varieties, 5c each, 60c a dozen.
Palms to be closed out at half regu
At the Mendenhall Greenhouses,
18th street and First avenue S.
Bring your baskets. Everything
must be closed out this month.
L. S. DONALDSON'S
WHAT'S DOING IN SOCIETY
AND IN LOCAL CLUB LIFE
hearts and carnations. Cinch was
played and after the games a light
luncheon was served. The hostesses
were assisted by Miss McCabe, Mrs.
W. H. Kemper and Mrs. J. M. Hazen.
Mrs. William Kling, of Los Angeles,
Cal., was the guest of honor at a pret
tily appointed luncheon that was given
this afternoon by Mrs. W. W. Eastman,
at her home on the island. Pink roses
decked the table and covers were, placed
for fourteen. Cards were played after
Mrs. Charles W. Benton gave an in
foimal luncheon this afternoon at her
home on Fifth street SE. Marguerites
furnished a pretty table decoration. The
guests were Mmes. Cvrus Northrop, S.
E. Van Sant, Frederick Klaeber, Frank
M. Anderson. Calvin Brown, J. F.
Clarke and Joseph E. Ware.
Tomorrow evening Professor rfnd
Mrs. Benton will entertain a small
group of guests at dinner.
The Triangle club, which was organ
ized among the inter-fraternity fresh
men this spring at the university, acted
as hosts to a group of co-eds last even
ing at a roller skating party, given in
the Nicollet rink after the regular ses
sion. About fifty couple were in at
tendance., Among the guests were Miss
Eose Marie Schaller, of Hast
ings, who acted as sponsor for the
new battleship Minnesota last month
Miss Hoffman, Hopkins Miss Daughter
man, Stillwater Misses Marie Eankin,
Euth Haynes, Maud Tubbs, Marguerette
Morgan, Ada Comstock, Minnie Stinch
field and Miss Laugess. Music was
furnished by the First Regiment mili
tary band, and notwithstanding the se
venty of the weather a pleasant even
ing was enjoyed.
The Nu TJpsilon club of Gethsemane
church will give its annual dance and
party for the Alpha Phi sorority in
Eoyal Arcanum hall, Lake street and
Nicollet avenue, tomorrow evening. The
jirl will return the compliment at a
Eoller skating does not lose any of its
popularity. Tuesday evening the Tues
day club has chartered the Casino rink,
and on next Friday evening the South
High School Athletic association will
give the last of a series of roller skat
ing parties at the Nicollet avenue rink.
The marriage of Miss Anna Phillips
of Spokanfe, Wash., and Walter Ma
hony was solemnized Wednesday
evening in St. Charles' church. Only a
small group of relatives witnessed the
service, which was read by Rev. J. M.
Cleary. Miss Bertha Reynolds was
maid of honor and wore a pale blue
gown, and cairied pink roses. The
bride was in white and her flowers were
roses. Mr. and Mrs. Mahoney will be
at home after Jun 1 at 1816 Park ave
Miss Nellie Shaw an'd John J. Finn
Were married Wednesday in the Church
of the Immaculate Conception, Seattle,
Wash. Mr. and Mrs. Finn will be at
home after June 15, in Minneapolis.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL,
Mr. and Mrs David Drehmer of the Hamp
shiie Arms hive moved to 1915 First avenue S.
Miss Eva Johnson of Bed Wing Minn is
visiting the Misses Anderson, 2041 Chicago ave
Minneapolis arrivals at Holland House, New
York, for the week, were: Mr. and Mrs. E. P.
Wells, Mr. and Mrs, John Crosby, C. H. Hood.
Ludwig Anderson, who will leave xshortly for
Sweden, was surpiised last evening by a group
of friends, who piesented him with a handsome
Mrs. M. E. Sperry of this/ity and daughter,
Mrs J. D. Giojean of Hendricks. Minn.? left
Wednesday evening for Missouri, where they
will visit relatives.
Mrs. Eugene W. Paige" and Miss Helen Pills
bury of Plttsfteld, Mass., arrived this morning
to spend several weeks with Carleton C. Pills
burv at 2445 Portland avenue.
Minneapolis people at New York hotels are
as follows York, J. P. Brown St Denis E.
vard Bilstol. Kasmussen. Duluth, Victoria,
Mrs. Fiazer, g. L. Frazer Holland. 0. C. Hart
Will Golden of Twenty-first avenue S was
pleasantly surprised Monday evening in honor
of his birthday anniversary. Games and music
weie the amusements. Prisent were Misses Mar
ga-ette Kersten, Lillian Kimmeile. Hose Faulk,
Mle Lamb, Gertrude Eeid, Lillian Sonnenbere,
Mae Gundlach, Henrietta Woerner, Rose Wash
burn, I\ora Burns, Gretchen Woerner, Charlotte
Kimmerle, Emma Miller Messrs Otto Golden,
Martin Schroeder', Fred Lambert, Alfred Mal
chow, Leonaid Schroeder, Arthur Scherer, Fred
Schroeder, Albert Golden and George Schroeder.
Ihe Priscilla Girls had a May party at the
home of Miss May Day on Fifth avenue N,
Wednesday. Music was furnished by Misses
Bettie Berg, May Moore and Almah Bragg. A
guessing contest -nas won by Miss Agnes Fly
gen The dimngroom was decorated in red an
green, the cluob colors, and red carnations formed
the centerpiece. The place cards were adorned
the hostess Ma baskets,d
filled with violets, were at each plate. In the
parlor spring flowers were used. Each guest
was in Puritan costume.
Eailroad Commissioner Chosen to Head
Before adjournment of the Minnesota
Territorial Pioneers at the capitol in
St. Paul yesterday afternoon, the fol
lowing new officers were elected:
President, C. F. Staples, Dakota coun
ty: first vice president, Frank G.
O'Brien, Hennepin county second vice
president, E. W. Bazille, Ramsey coun
ty secretary, G. H. Hazzard, Ramsey
county treasurer, W. J. Dean, Henne
Coffee That You
The average coffee drinker does
not like straight coffee. Place
before him a cup of the finest
Arabian Mocha or the oldest Gov
ernment Java that was ever
brewed, and his comment will be,
"There is something lacking.''
That something is either aroma
or body, two qualities not found
in any one coffee.
It is this very something that
hasgiyen ripe to the study of
CLUBS AND CHARITIES
CLUB YEAR CLOSING
Neighborhood Current Events Club An
nual Meeting and Banquet.
The Neighborhood Current Events
club held its annual meeting yesterday
at the home of Mrs. Jr W. Zollars, 2742
Dupont avenue S, and elected the fol
lowing officers: President, Mrs. B. A.
Jones vice presidents, Mrs. Alfred
Simmons, J. S. Austin and Mrs. G.
Brigger secretary, Mrs. O. L. Nelson:
treasurer, Mrs. F. W. Sears delegate
to the state federation meeting, Mrs.
H. S. Birch. jThe club will study next
year the United States, England, Ger
many and France. The annual ban
quet will be given Wednesday after
noon at Donaldson's
last meeting wilh be held May 25 at
the home of Mrs. G. Brigger, 1115 W
was the United States quotations were
given from American authors current
events were 'discussed by Mrs. A. B.
Farnham: map talk, Mrs. W. B. Fergu
son "The Rise of Socialism, or the
Labor Conquest of the
Unitevocal States,", rs H. K. Richardson solo
Mrs. H. He. Freeman Pro
W. G. Skidmore: "Some Recent Amer
ican Novels/' Mrs. J. W. Zollars.
GYMNASTS AS HOSTS
.Monday evening the two boys' clubs
or the First Congregational church gave
a dinner, which occasion marked the
close of the work in the gymnastic de
partment for the summer. George H.
Elwell, superintendent of the Sabbath
school, presided over the program of
toasts and appropriate responses were
made by representatives of the board
of trustees., who were in attendance.
J. M. Anderson addressed the boys on
''Purpose in Life," and cautioned the
boys to remember that there are bet
ter things in life than the continu
ous strife for high office and rank.
Rev. Clement G. Clarke, the pastor of
the church, chose for his remarks the
opposite of Mr. Anderson's suggestion,
both giving the boys in that way some
very valuable hints. Mr. Clarke, in
speaking, laid special stress on the life
of Garfield, and how his story, from
the logr cabin to the White House, had
been his ideal since boyhood days, and
inspired him with the set purpose to
A. E. Horr of the board of trustees
spoke, and among the other guests of
honor were P. D. McMillan, C. T. Kick
ard and W. W. Morse. Dean Martin is
president of the B. A. P. club and Ed
ward Anderson represented his club, the
Knights of King Arthur.
BEFORE THE PUBLIC EYE
Miss Helen E. Preston, a pupil of
Miss Margaret M. Drew, will give a
piaWo recital this evening in Graham
Hall. Miss Preston will play numbers
from Beethoven, Schumann. (*rieg, Bou
bier Moswkowski and Liszt. Miss
Katherine Watkms will assist with so
The students of Universal Brother
hood and Theosophy will give a free en
tertainment tomorrow evening in their
hall, 207 Sykes block. The program
will include a Greek play "The Prom
ise" in costume.
The people of Drummond Hall. Second
street and Fifteenth avenue NE, will
give an entertainment and social this
evening, when Aunt Jerusha will ex
hibit her famous collection of family
ISSUE MORE STOCK
Twin City Rapid Transit company
directors have voted an additional
$5,000,000 capital, which, if approved
by the stockholders at the annual
meeting, May 31, will make the total
$25,000,000 The new stock will be
offered pro rata at par to stockholders.
President Thomas Lowry says the
money will be used to finance the ex
tensions planned for the present.
or the Bab/
The quantity of the food taken is not
the measure of its nourishment. The
quality is what counts. Many babies
take large quantities of food and get a
small amount of nourishment. Mel
lin's Food babies take a. small quan
tity of food and a Urge amoun
of nourishments.get Send for our book
Mellin's Food Babies."
Food, whic received the Grand Prize.
the highest award of the Louisiana Pur
chase Exposition, St. Loais, 1904. Bis!h
er than a sold medal.
MWT.T TM'c rnon CO BOSTON MASS.
BBACKETT'S BEST FLOUR, $2.70.
Telephone Peas, per
Standard Sweetc Corn, per can, 6c.
Tomatoeseas' large cans' 8c.
Scotch Kippered Herring, per can 16c
Salmon Steak, 24c quality, can? 16c
Alaska Salmon, per can, 9c
Fish Balls, 4 ration, per can, 23c
The Big Dollar's Worth.
One Pint Pure Rye
One Quart Barton Port
One Quart Old Sherry.
Red and White Wines direct49c.m
Suitable for Shirt
Waists or Gowns full
line of colors fresh
spring styles, and fab
rics of the most relia
We will continue the
same low prices foi
Saturday, and we trust
many of our city and
will take advantage of
At this time while
We would mention par
ticularly our line of
tan, white and Dresden
blue, which are very
much in demand at
present. Our numerous
shades of tan enable us
to match any shade of
fro 48 t.
case, $6.70 bot., 58c
Our last importation
of Kid Gloves is re
ceived and we have
some new assortments
to add to our previous
SILK Vl^ E have had a wonderfully successful sale, notwith
standing the most unfavorable weather. Our
stocks are still in excellent shape, and no one will be dis-
appointed if they visit us on Saturday.
Orders from Out-of-town
mailed on Saturday will be filled at the sale prices.
Peau de Cygncs,
Crepe deCtines,^ j&
Foulards, etc. Checks,
$1.00, $1.25 and$1.35 qualities,
75c and 85c qualities,
(plain and fancy weaves),
Mohair Granite Cloths,
Camel's Hair Dot,
Canvas, Knob Panama,
Twine Cloth (plain and fancy),
Grenadines (fancy weaves),
$1.00 and $1.25 qualities,
$1.50, $1.75 and $2.0 qualities,
Other Items of Interest
you are busy with your ipring
Ladies' Black Cotton Hose, at 25c
35c 5 0 and 75c.
Ladies' Black Split Foot Cotton Hose,
at 25c 35C and 50c.
Ladies' Black Lisle Hose, at 25c
35c, 50c 75c $1.00, $1.2 5
Ladies' Black Lisle Hose, embroidered
in self and colors, at 50c *75c,
85c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 and
Ladies' Colored Lisle Hose, in tans,
slates, Dresden blue, white, burnt
onion, either plain or embroidered
50c 75c and $1.00
Plain Black Silk Hose, at $100,
$1.50, $2.00 $2.50 $3.00
Black embroidered in colors, at
2.00, $2.50 $3.00 $3.50
0 and up to $7.0 0 a pair.
Drop Stitch Black Silk Hose, in a vari
ety of patterns, at $2.50
Ladies' Colored Silk Hose, in plain and
drop stitch, in all the new shades,
$2.00 and $2.50
We also carry the most complete line
of Children's Hose in blacks, tans
and white, from 25c up. Also
Children's Silk Hose.
Ladies' Lisle Vests, plains 25c 35c
50c 60c and 75e.
Ladies2' Lisle Vests, lace trimmed 50o
Spring weights for
ladies and children
We carry only the
Ladies' Lisle Vests, fancy crocheted
25c to $2.00 each.
Ladies' Lisle Combination Suits, plains
50c to i.50.
Ladies' Lisle Combination Softs, lace
trimmed 50c to $3.00
Ladies' Lisle Combination Suits, um
brella style 50c to $3.50.
Ladies' Silk Combination Suits, at
$3.75 and $6.00
Children's Vests, Pants and Drawers,
a complete line, from 25c
Children's Combination Suits, at 50c.
Jouvin & Cie, Trefousse, Dent's, Bey
nier and also our own brand in Street
Gloves, from $1.2 5 to $2.00.
Dress Gloves, from $1.2 5 to $250
Children's Gloves, a full line in all
the new shades of kid, at $ 1 0 0
Ladies' Silk Gloves, in all colors, at
75c $1.0 0 and $1.25
Men's Gloves, at $1.00, $1.5 0 and
Dent's and Perrin's Gloves for men
$2.0 0 per pair.