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THE ARGUS, ' FRIDAY. MAY T. 1908
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S Most Important Events of the Year
For one full week we are going to "depart from oar usual trend of business and devote a large sliare
of our time and energy to making this store Delight the Hearts of Children.
We have filled it with Pleasant Things that will amuse and keep the youngsters; happyv We will make cry
ing babies laugh and scowling youngsters smile, . 4 We will keep them all cheerful, merry and gay, just as they
should be and make them all beg to corile again;
Note the Following Interesting
For Each Day of the Children's Week Sale.
SATURDAY, MAY 2
3 to 4 P. M. . . . Piano Selections
. . . . . Piano Selection
4 to 5 P. M. . .....
Evening 7 to 8. . .
8 to 9
MONDAY. MAY 4
1 to 5 P. M., Photograph taken FREE of all Children
with parents. Mr. Geo. C. Blakeslee, whose reputa
tion is well known as a high class photographer of the
tri-cities will be in charge.
TUESDAY. MAY 5
oil Day !
The child under 13 years of age bringing to our
store and displaying the handsomest Doll in our dis
play window will receive a Beautiful Doll Go-Cart
FREE., Also the best Novelty doll, a Beautiful
Child's BQnnet FREE and another'prize, a Child's Silk
Sunshade, for the most Comical Doll.
CONDITIONS: That all Dolls must be placed
in our window display, Saturday, May 2, and left the
entire week to Friday, May 8th.
Wednesday, May 6, Thursday, May 7 and Friday,
May 8, each of the 3 last days, we will give away Free
to the mosjt beautiful baby under two years of age a
Handsome Go-Cart. Davenport, Moline and Rock
Island babies will compete for these prizes, no two
Go-Carts going to the same city, which gives all 3
cities an equal show. Then the last day the 3 prize
winners will contest for the Grand Prize, which will
be a Gold Necklace and Locket for the most beauti
ful baby of the three.
Competent judges will be appointed.
For Children's Week
Beginning May 2d ,j ; , ., ......
We have made special" preparations in our Children's
dept., 2nd floor, therefore offering the greatest bar
gains that we have ever offered in this department.
The pleasure of the little ones isn't all. ' There is
a more practical side of the event. '. We have searched
every market for Children's Wearing Apparel, and
submit a few numbers as only part of the great value
we are giving during this Children's Week. ,
We place on sale our $3.98 all Wool Jackets in'fancy
stripes and plaids, size 6 to 14, for this ( QQ
Children's Sale i . . . : . Z . U O
Lot 1. All Wool Flannel Jackets in red, brown and
tan, our regular 1.50 quality, Children's 1 O PC
Sale, price . . . ................. . ..... X jCr s
Lot 2. Children's Mercerized Cotton Rep Cloth , in
tan,' red, blue, Look. like silk. -Our Q
$2.98 Jacket, Children's Sale, price. ..... . . .Z.ZD '
Lot 3. Children's White Duck Coats with embroidrd
trimming, regular value $1.50, Children . 1 fC
Sale. ...... . . . . ..v ..... ;7.:. . . v . . . 1 . UU
Knit Underwear Dept.
Since Mr. Roosevelt was elected President there are
so many more little boys and girls tHan there were before
is the reason of the enormous increase in "M" Waists
and other lines of Children's goods in all departments.
Children's "M" Waists, sizes 2 to 12 years Children's
sale price ............ i j ..... . 15c and 25c
Infant's Waist Bands, from 3 months to 2 years . 25c
A complete line of Infant's Shirts in cotton and wool.
Boys Balbriggan Shirts and Drawers, all styles 25c
Misses' Umbrella Pants, all sizes. ..1. ... ...15c and 25c
Misses' Vests, low neck, no sleeves, also wing sleeves, lQq
INFANTS' SHOES AND HOSE.'
Infant's soft soled Shoes, patent leathers, in white, tan,
blue,; pink and black, kid tops. Regular price 35c,
Children's sale price ...... .... . . ..... . . . . . . . . . 25c
Infahts'-'white silk Hose, size 4 to 6, sale price . . . . 50c
Infants', Lace Hose, pink, blue, black, white and tan, 10c,
12jc, 15c and .... ... ... 25c
We are showing 35
different styles of
dresses anfl slips rang
ing in price from
19c to $4.75
Muslin Skirts in dif
ferent styles, trimmed
and plam, ranging in
25c to $2.50
Flannel Skirts, plain -
35c to $2.00
Short Dresses. 6 months
to 4 years. We are show
ing 50 different styles
prices ranging from
" 25c to $4.50
Larger Sizes 6, 8, 10, 12,
14 years. We are showing
a great variety of styles in
these sizes, prices from
$1.50 to $10.00
Children's Colored Dresses
. Calicos, Percalas and;
Ginghams, a,choice assort
ment of styles, 1 to 14
years, prices from
35c to $1.98
Muslin Skirts With waist
and bands to button on to,
waists trimmed and plain,
25c to $2.00
Muslin Drawers Plain,
size 1, lOc. Larger sizes,
15c and 29c. Trimmed
19c to 40c
Children's Gowns Ages 2
to 14 years, V
42c to 75c
Children's Rompers Ages
2 to 6 years, " .
35c to 50c
Children's all silk hair ribbon ' In
narow plaids, childrens spe- 1
cial sale, per yard . . ; ?S
Children's plain, fancy, plaids,
checks and, Dresden ribbons ' for
hair and sash, in all widths, at pop
Children's patent leather Buster
Brown Belts, with pistol holster
and pistol, children's
special sale price .........
Chi'.dren's handkerchiefs. 3 In box,
plain or intial hemstitched, neatly
tied with silk ribbon, handsomeflith
. ographed box, regularly 20c per
box, children's sale 1 CI
2 rice :.J... ....- ....J-'OC-hildren's
Teddy Bear handker
chiefs, embroidered in silk, hem
sale price ......
Roosevelt says there
shall be no race suicide;
that's the reason the
Pony Stocking and
Bootee has such a re
Bootees, a large Jine
of plain crochet and
knit, some with silk em-
Children's Zoo Purses
For the belt or to be carried in
the hand. Imitation animal . head,
lined 'with moria and clasp, chil
dren's sale qq
Children's all silk Windsor ties" In
assorted colors. ' plain, plaids,
checks, hemstitched and full
sale price . .
Boys' Kazo suspenders to . support
trousers and stockings, - AO
children's sale price ..40C
- Children's Gloves
A full line lisle gloves for children,
age 5 to 12, in gray, tan, white, chil
dren's sale nn
ChiMren's silk gloves in red and
white, children's sale AQ
price . ..zOC
Children's Hose -Supporters.
With suspenders over shoulders, in'
lisle thread, with or without belt.
black or white, children's
A Good Time for the Children
and a Bargain Time for
Children's Millinery Dept.
Oej REDUCTION on Infants' Lace Caps ranging in
t- in price from 7c to $2.00. Space will not per
Ribbed Stockings for Boys Auction of the above discount, 25$ or off.
Broncho BusteV Hose During this sale ; '..
is tfuaranteed tn hp Thuwe Will sell at one-IOUrtn.
o " . iaiix.iiix iiJHi me line UICI". . it . , i--t . "
Limit of Goodness, an off of 25 percent less cerized Lisle down. Heavy mit a f 1,11 description so we have decided on a general tc
enuunng, strong ana the former prices.
Manucss nose, v-niia- price up
ren's Sale price, q v See Window Display from ......... ....
pair ior .. .
tf Pony and ; Rider.
See Window Display
. A t full line of Children's v Ready-to-wear Hats. We
make a specialty 6f Children's Goods and pay a great deal
of attention to the little ones, which is appreciated.