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THE ABGrUS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1904.
WEATHER OF YEAR
Embroideries slightly soiled, all kinds Snss.
Nainsook and Cambric edges and insertions, worth
choice in 3 lots at 19c, 12Jc, 5c Yard
Fancy All-Overs, J2.00 to $5.00 a yard y to . s
3'ard pieces, just enough for a nice
Peculiarities Shown in Report of
THIRD AVENUE THROUGH .TO SECOND
UNFAVORABLE FOE VEGETATION
Great Variety In Temperature and
Uneven-teas in Rainfall.
mm to mz mk mi
riiary, spring poned iiniisii.'ili.v early
with a :irin sin-! "ry M:i r-li. The
The season of 1WB from the etand
point of the jigrb-ultiiralit. was a
peculiar one in many ways, as will be
seen by a plaiice at the annual sum
mary for Illinois prepared and just
issued by the Tinted States depart
ment of agriculture. IJeginuing with
.... . - i
a 1 1 1 1 I .1 :i ii ii.i r aii'l :i :i average rei
llrfnl h 1 1 1' . M r .1 1 I I IIS to 111
terfere with ihe germ: nation tf early
crops. Then came a normal April,
and -May slightly dry and warm with
frosts in the early part. In June a
change came, it turned cold and wet
to a n II it u r-1 ';i ! decree and the !evelo-li.-iit
of efiabl- life w.t.-. practically
at a staii Mill. July normal b;it
,iiyut peuei ;iliv unfa ora ble a nd
frot in the northern counties came
nmisuatily arly in September. Con
ditions through the remainder of Ihe
erir were mm'.v unc. en.
The i-!il of tap!e cri jis is sniu
ina riled a fiilows: "Wheat unsatis-fai-ti
ry reu'ls. The corn crop was
not ipiite au aer:iL'e with a eonsitier
able propr-rt i' li of inferior grade.
Oats were below average in output
and ipialily. Hay ic! !e l bountifully.
Apples were practically a failure."
SuiiimarlpM of Temperature.
Tic snmma ri's of temperature
through the state were as follows,
tin Fa'cnheit standard bein;r used:
The annual mean (entire state) was
."!..';. or 0.4 below ii'irmal
Tiie mean for the northern iitrici
was 4 w.l.
The mean for the central district
w a s 5 ! .7.
The mean for the southern district
The hiirhet annual mean was 57..
at New iSurnsMe.
The li.uot minimi mean was 40.1,
The hiuliest temperature recorded
during the year was lOU, at lienton
inly at New r.urnside .Inly 2 5- and
"!, and Aiiir. :' , and at Olney July
The hw-.-t temperature recnr.Ic;"
timing the ear was minus L'i, at Lan
ark. Dee. !::.
The ab-olute range v. ithin the ttate
The jrreate.-t local annual r:i ni' was
11. at Vorkiille.
Tli- least Infill 1 1 j 1 1 1 : I mnge was 'J'i.
The fjreate.-t heal !aily range in
the e:ir was '',. at Paris. Dec. 1-'.
The lea-1! local daily ra litre in tin
ear a ero. at Mu-coulali. l"eb. 7:
Mt. Vernon. I'eb. 1.",: Iloopeton. Aprii
and Sept. lil; lit chford. Sept.
I i.on. ( let.
Itrcort) of I'rf rlpltatlon.
The ficord I precipitation in inch-
and hundrcth-i is as follows:
The annual a era ire (entire state).
.'!.". !'.s. wa 1.4.'! below normal.
The rrcatcst annual amount was
i:.::s. ;M Ki-hw aid:ee.
The lea.-t anneal amount wa -5.0S.
at St. John.
The ir-cate.--t le eal lu nthlx fall wa
I " a t Xion in .1 ii I .
Tie leat local 1 1 1 1 1 1 li! fall was
at ('liieai;ii in Nocmbcr.
Snowfall (iiiclie-- an I tenth-). The
aerairc snowfall for the entire stale
wa s. The average for the north
ern di-trict Aa-- :!'!.:': for the central
district J7.1; for the southern di-trict
Weather. The axerair? nmnber of
!; r das wa- 1.".::: partly clondy
i!:is. Ids; , ..nd MU. The aver
age imn lier f rainy das (das en
which .01 or more fell) was
Win 1. - The prc ailintr direitii-n wa
soiit hw e-t.
ICeeonl at I.oowl slitlon.
At the heal oli-e i a 1 1 tr . ihe de
lation of which above the sea le'.el is
fiet an average 1 t ir pe ra t u re
iuriiiir tie past veais has been
4'.'. I. The hiyhe-t ten pera i u re i'i
was '.!." i n tl . "'th f .Inly and
the lowe-f was 1.1 be!i w n the l.".t!i
The total prectp'talii n for the v ca r
Mil- 7 t ini he-, the urea test UK nth-
7.u'. Tiie !ca-t wa- .7 in Novemlu-r.
The total rainfall wn- .;. The num
ber of rainy i!;i- 1 ''.'. clear da ".'-.
a-id partly t!.:.
ly reeor.i beinir lh:ii of September.
for 24 yards all linen
2 Socks in polka dots only.
for men's 1.00 and 1.50
madras and percale Shirts
for men's 37c ribbed fleec
ed Shirts and Drawers.
for men's 20c linen Collars,
Rheumatism, Backache, etc.
DR. RICMTER'S World-Renowoett
g lfon ynniDP withotTr3 Marfc "Anchor.
S New York. July ?6 1897 fti
I hsve used Dr. RiChterS Sf
. , -
iTvNCMOR PAIN EXPELLER
and have found it or ex- T 4 !
cellent service in Kneuma-,
tism. Lumbago and Scia tica.-'
2 e 3"ST
25C Qd SOC at all drarK'sU or througti H
36 HIGHEST JTa AWARDS. J
i . WKoLttaie aivitUtail Ct
for ladies' dollar fine
fleeced Union Suits.
1 Of 7arc or Cretonnes,
dainty designs for box
coverings, curtains, etc.
pair for Southern fleece
for pair extra heavy cot
yard for silk Pillow Cord
Js 5c and 15c for stamped
linen Doylies and Center
Pieces worth up to 50c.
for 50c and 75c cashmere
and golf Gloves.
for silk lined mocha and
plainmocha Gloves, value
up to 1.25.
7Qc var or c quality in-
grain Carpets, ext; a super
weave, several small rolls
to close, 29c yard.
A 3 1 yd for Brussels Carpet
x02 worth 60c, all-wool face
for Crex Rugs worth
A - yard for 13, 15 and 17Kc
for spool 200-yard machine
1 0 1 ry yard for 25c worsted
l2w piaids and Suitings for
children's dresses, just
half price, 12,'vc yard.
Qn yard for Dress Girgham
skein for B. & A. embroid
1 0c y;lrd for table Cil CIoth-
1"' 18c and 20c quality, some
ffy yard for36-in hemp Carpet
v in stripes and plaids.
4 n yard for good quiitv Shak-
1 1 yard for fancy dress and
for 25c choice cloih bound
Books by standard authors
for 25c cake f ackers' Tar
yard for Val. Laces, tor
chon edges and insertions,
etc., odd pieces worth up
to 20c. choice at 5c yard.
P for 42c cashmere Gloves,
QCp yard for reliabJe quality
VOC 36-:n bliclr taffeta Silk.
Tr r ladies' 1.25 siik Uzi-
t tjl brclla!
lias-clear! d.5 price 75c
OOr for stcl rod school Um- I
O O V b rei!as v; or - h j
nveiltory Discoveries We have just got our inventory figured
up and find our stock is too large by many thousands of dollars. To make
proper reduction and to make quick work of it we inaugurate a February Clear
ance beginning Monday, Feb. 1st. A stock-reducing sale at which former prices
cut ,no figure whatever, it simply means a stock reducing and that quickly.
We take the short cut. A grand reduction of prices. Reduction of prices
means a reduction of stock and that is what we want badly.
GENUINE SHOE BARGAINS
Ladies' 2.50 kid Shoes, several styles
but not all sizes, clearing sale j
Children's fancy kid Shoes, assorted
lace and button, were 65c, 75c
and 85c, clearing sale price
"Women's 1.50 and 1.75 warm
lined Shoes, this sale,
"Women's heavy sole kangaroo
calf Shoes, worth 1.75, this sale
HOSIER-Y VERY CHEAP
Ladies' 25c black and grey cash
mere Hose, per pair
Ladies' heavy mixed Hose, clear
ing sale price, per pair
Ladies' 50c lace lisle Hose, to
close quick, per pair OOC
Boys' and gi l's heavy fleeced Hose,
worth 15c and ISc per pair,
clearing sale price
Boys' heavy ribbed fleeced Hose,
25c quality, at per pair
DRESS GOODS AND SILKS
AT CLEARING PRICES
$1 to 1.50 Dress Goods including Poplin,
Armure, Granite, Camel Hair, Cheviots,
etc., etc., odd pieces in black and colors,
to close them out ' - 7c
quick we say J9 J 7C-9 J
75c to 1.00, fifty-inch Suitings, Zibelines,
fifty-eight inch, invisible stripe CT H r
tailor Suitings, very exceptional U C
50c to 75c, Granite cloth, Scotch Suit
ings, Tartan Plaids, Canvas cloth,
colors and black, choice at yard JVC
36-inch black Peau de Soie, ex
traordinary Tvalue, at a yard
Extra heavy rich black Peau de
Soie, yard only
27-inch black Peau de Soie, 3
pieces, while they last, per yard
75c guaranteed black Taffeta
THE BOOK DEPARTMENT
Adds to the big savings in clearing sale.
Such 1.00 and 1.50 copyright nov
els as we wish to close out, now
Fancy boxed Stationery, slightly
shopworn, 12c, 9c and
Popular tinted "Writing Paper in ex
quisite shades of pink, blue, heliotrope,
grey, etc., value up to 35c quire,
your choice now
Clearing prices that will cause a commotion
Pear.' iJlyrorin Soap, cake )c
4711 Tar Scap, cahe 3
100 best Par.-. Rubber Gloves 64c
Dr. Graves "5c Tooth Powder I7z
2 and -qt. Hot Water Bottles and FountaiD
Double distiHcil Bay Rum, 23c size 14c
Kleinerfs 20c Dress Shields 12c
All bristle 50c Hair Urushes 19c
Choice 20c black rubber Combs 10c
Brass box black Pins 2c
500 yards Basting Thread, spool 3c
Wired Tape Lines 8c
CARPET, RUG AND MATTING BARGAINS
Your expectations will be more than realized in these
clearing sale reductions.
Ingrain Carpets, best of the sea
son's goods, in small rolls of 10 to
20 yards to clean out quick, J GT-
GSc quality at 53c; 5Sc atOv
Brussels Carpets in. hall, library
and parlor effects, some with bor
ders suitable for making rugs,
worth 75c yard. S patterns
to clear out quick at
Velvet Carpets, best standard
maues, l.Zi, ana i.o. C27r I 2
quality, clearing sale price.OyC2
RUGS Small lots cheap.
2.23 Smyrna Rugs for 1.50
3.50 Smyrna Rugs for 2.45
4.50 Smyrna Rugs for 3.35
COO Navajo Rugs 1.94
MATTINGS Clearing out the 3 to
20 yard lengths cheap.
C3c Mattings for 17'2c
2Sc Mattings for 14!2c
23c Mattings for 13c
Oc Mailings for 12c
Bargains in Furniture and Metal Beds at this big clearing sale.
SIDEBOARDS Oak with bevel
mirror, one drawer lined
i::.50 values clearing for 9.50
10.50 values clearing for 13.00
22.o;t values clearing for 16.50
DRESSERS Solid oak with French
plate mirror 6.75
13.30 kind clearing for 9.75
18.50 kind clearing for 13.50
DRESSING TABLES Polic-hed
oak. birch and mahogany finish,
with circular French bevel mirrors
10.00 values, while they
METAL. BEDS Arch tops with
bent post, fancy scrolls, colonial
styles, etc., combination colors, or
namental castings all going cheap
in the clearing sale
10.30 values, clearing price.. 12.50
12.30 values, clearing price.. 9.50
10. OC values, clearing price.. 7.50
S.50 values, clearing price.. 6.50
C.30 values, clearing price.. 4.50
3.50 values, clearing price.. 1.98
An uncompromising clearance. No quarter given gar
meats mast more if prices will do it. The quotations may
seem startling but they are all here.
$35.00 elegant Military
Coats, velvet trimmed.
Elegant Kersey. Cheviot and Cov
ert coats, worth lo.tiO, 12.00, 15.00,
1S.00, clearing them
out at, no mistake..
Odd lots of Dress Skirts worth 4.00
to 0..50, clearing -j
price .O m0
Odd lots of Walking Skirt?
worth 3.50 to 5.00 for
Odd lots of Wool Waists, new this
season, pretty styles, worth fJ f,
up to $2.00 at Vt-C
Another choice lot worth
up to 5.00, for
11 handsome wool seal or astra
chan fur capos. Skinner's satin lin
ed are selling at $25 to - nn
35.00, these go at each. IOUU
All Fur Coats reduced 23 percent.
23 elegant beaver reversible Shawls
worth 8.00 to 12.00,clearingq rn
salo prices 7.C2, 6.43 and..OOU
L.adies' Suits made of Venetian
cloth, Scotch Crash, English and
Scotch Mixtures, excellent gar
ments, have sold as high as
25.00, your pick now..
Some of this season's best Suits
that are now selling at 13.00 to
20.00, clearing them
Take your pick of any child's short
coat in stock worth up to CO
G.50 at 3.87 and . .2l,0
Clearing out a lot of children's
warm winter dresses, ages 4 fr
12 years at IVC
Indies' 1.00, 1.25 and 1.39 fancy
Tennis Gowns, all tho odd lots,
broken sizes, etc., to
CLEARING SALE OF
TABLE LINENS, TOWELS,
Big lot of table damask in us'f':l
lengths, oi'.d pattern cloths, hair
dozens of napkins, broken lines of
towels and remnants of toweling,
at nbout one fourth of the regular
IV. y.V. length o: 5' :!;J-:nask
th- wl-fic niece f n- ...
2 y:s ;.n;;'h of 30c dnrnsk,
tl.e w !:! piece f-r
2 yds i?nt!!, $t ijn-
Mill lengths IKc and S'.c if,
bleached muslin, per yard . . . ."'
Mill lenglhs ISc and 20c fine
s i?ntn, i-t ..-urn- S
the whole nice for... Ui)
2v. ydi: lenRtl: .--f ?! dam- q jr
ask. tho whole ;;. - ior.. 1
P. yds damask paHeu
taLI cloiu for
2- y. ! i imed
table c;j!i' for
Jl dam-ask p.-utern
napkins, worth $1.25 doze
10c fringed doylies,
20c tov. c I--, ejraring sale
prices. 3 for
25c to'veiri, dealing sale
price 3 fcr
30c tovc."..i. elenrir.s sale
price 3 fur
5 yds gla?-. toweling
?.23 lar-e c::.-.r.er table
r..ip':::r.' dozen . . . .
r; worth 52.30 a
io'cn. j for
RGiT for raa,s mcrceriz- i
O y cd Umbrellas.
Sollcl luachcloths. scarfs, rhams,
1oy!!e, Including hand made
Tvcriffe goods at greatly reduced
cambric muslins, per yard.
Mill lengths, pepperel brown pillow
case muslin 42, 45 and 48 T-
inches wide at per yd 8c, 7VjC,.
3o0 yds Dallas 45-:n. fine brown
muslin, usually 14vc while f
it lasts per yard .......
45-in. fine bleached Wamsutta pil-
low casing, worth
ISc a yard
Fine soft bleached cotton batts us
ually 12V-C. charing sale
price, per yard
Fancy tennis flannels, 10c quality,
clearing sale 7r
price ppr yard
1 case heavy tv.-illefr shaker flannel,
usually 12v.e jd, clearing
sale per yard '
1000 yards mill lengths, 6Uc brown
cotton flannri, a
per yard 2
Fancy striped cheviot shirtings us
ually 10c yard, clearing
sale price per yd IJ2
Student lamp shades, 14c ones.. 9c
Student lamp shales, green, q
white lined, not. 50c but "v
Table tumblers, plain flute
or 6 line band, each jLk
One-fcurth off any vase in the store.
Seperablc glass Syrup Pitchers,
from 20c to 19c
Separable glass vinegar
cruets, 19c to
Baking dishes, blue decor
ated, Bonn ware
Saucers to match 4c
NEVER. SO CHEAP
All small lots and winter
goods must go no matter how
desirable. The price has been
cut in two for this sale.
5 dozen men's and boys heavy
sweaters, special 50c grade
clearing sale price
Fancy dark style 10c dress prints
and fancy percales extra
wide, per yd
Iots in some cases are small bet
ter be prompt.
Wire clothes lines, full 50
feet, the "7c kind for
2-quart covered tin buckets 4c
2-quart corn poppers 10c
Black enameled handle
Fine China covered cheese 7C-
dishfs from $1.19 each to . . OC
Tobacco jars, one-fourth off.
Especially selected fine china, art
wares, and bric-a-brac, set out by
themselves in lots, and marked,
some '2, some 1-3, some and
. w-5 off.
liters, from $1.23 to 82c
Individual butters, from 10c to 6c
Covered vegetables, from
$2.23 to $1.50
Meat dishes, from $1.29 to 80c
Fruit or berry saucers, from
19c to 12c
Pitchers from $1.30 to 75c
Tea plates, from 2c to '.. 20c
Sauce tureen from $1.90 to $1.25
Sugars from $1.23 to 75c
And so on. AH white choice Hari
land China marked down.
One lot glass butter dishes,
4- piece glass sets 12c
v. gallon pitchers 10c
5- inch im. cut berry bowls 10c
12-piece toilet sets, worth
$G, clearing price ..$3.9
10 dozen men's navy and black wool
sweaters, worth -$1.25.
clearing sale price ....
5 dozen boys' fancy striped worsted
sweaters, worth $1.50, for 7fr
this sale each "C
Men's 50c ties, four-in-hands and
tecks bought for holiday trade, 'j
clearing sale price .
Men's fancy dress shirts separate
cuffs, regular 75c values,
clearing sale price
20 dozen men's fleece lined shirts
and drawers, 50c value,
clearing sale price
Broken assortment, men's
fine underwear, for a quick
C2c values go at 37c
$1 values at 4Sc
$1.CS values at 75c
$2.23 values at 9Sc
$3.50 values at $1.48
Toadies natural worsted ribbed
vests and pants, worth 75c, iQ
to clear quick T'UU' j
Ladies' fine worsted union suits,
worth $1.25 for a quick 7Vr
clearing J rC
Fine 25c china Cream Pitchers.
dainty pink and gold r
Ten-quart Pails, while
they last, clearing price
Ten-quart Dish Pans,
clearing sale price
Twelve feet Perforated
Shelf Paper for
No. 15 Coal Hods, clear- fT i
in sale urice v.- ,
Hard wood Towel Rollers, y r
"Wash Bowls and Pilch- QOp
ers, sale price vVt
looo packages Envelopes
at per package Oi.
A lot of shoulder or I Or
breakfast Shawls, choice y
Eiderdown Dressing i(r
Sacques, clearing oui at y
Flannelette house Wrapper...
several styles, to close 0 ,
Pitchers' Castoria, 25c
Fine Pearl Bultcns, all Z ,
sizes, 2 dozen for J v
25c to 40c fancy Veilings, i i
to close out quick, yard v
25c to 38c ruff led Curtain Swh
hem3titchcd ruifles, Battenbcr.v
lace edge ruffles, etc., f J
all .t, per yard 2
3oo sing'e cello. Blanket
worth 1.C0 by the pair,
50c and 75c Tapestry Curtain -
and Upholstery Goods, Of ,
3oo yards to close at J.
2o in. black Peau de
Soie, clearing sale price
Fancy silks for Shirt "Waist
Suits, all the new colors, ;i
rare opportunity, at C O
per yard O O
3oo Battenberg patterns, in
dresser scarfs, sideboard covers,
center pieces, collars, etc., were
up to 45c, choice at 10c
1 3 1 1
auu - i
3of varH? rwnnant: rf 1 Cr- f"
j - - - - - b. n ,1
white checked nainsooks
20c colored sateen Rem
nants, 250 yards at
Odd single lace Curtains, .;
kinds worth up to 8.75 j AA
a pair, at lJ J
$3 fine sateen Comfort- j AO j
ers for I.VO
$1.50 and 2.00 Horse Blanket-,, J
full strapped, well AQr
made, 1.29 and yOL i
$1 square Horse Blankets TT-. '
twenty-five to closs at JCC 1
$3 heavy plush and rub be.;- :
lined plush Lap Robes ( AC '
at i.y i
Clark's brilliant Crochet Col ton,
shaded colors, worth 3c ball
2 balls for
40 dozen ladies' Hose,
clearing sale price
Venice lace bands aed silk dress
trimmings, odd pieces, worth t
to 1.00 a yard f Q n
Children's Buckle Arctics
clean them oat at