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THIE ROGK ISITNB ARGUS
WEDNESDAY. JULY 15. 1908.
'- Flr mud vrarmcr tonight and Thurn-
J. M. SHFRlETt, I.otal Fomaater.
Temperature at 7 a. m., C7 a 830
' p. m- 87. Maxlinom temperature ia lat
24 kur KS minimum, 00. Velocity of
, vrlad at 7 n. m., S mllea per hoar. Stone
of walrr, 11,7 feet, no change In lat 24
; houra. Precipitation none.
---'. - Height Change Rain
.' of ' since In
river last 24
4 V -
, St. Paul 10.6 .4 .0
Red Wing 7.8 .0 .0
Reeds Landing ..7.3 .3 .0
Prairie duChien.13.0 .3 .0
UUDuque 14.3 .1 .0
Le Claire 8.1 .1 .1
Davenport 11.7 .0 .0
A falline tendenrv will nrpvail in ihe
. Mississippi from below Dubuque to
Muscatine. , .
J. M. SHERIER, Loral Forecaster.
July 15 In History.
f Mud Authony Wayne's foroe cap-
1S15 Xapolemi Bounparte surrendered
himself to Captain Mnitlaml of the
'. 1S17 Thev Baroness de Stael-Holstein
(Auue Louise Geruialiie Xecker.
rentu woman or letters, nea;
" 1871 Thomas Lincoln (Tad), son of
Alirnlnmi T.hipoln. ilirtl- Ixirn 1S.VJ
, lUOa Mrs. James G. Blame, widow of
Sun sets 7:2G, rises 4:; moon rises
. 0:10 p. in.; moon's age IS days; 5 p. m.,
planet Mercury apparently stationary.
Gravel at Mueller's. .
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
Jones for second hand goods.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefz.
Godfrey's .laundry gives green trad
ing stamps. : ' 4
Ladles' 38 cent lisle gloves 19 cenH:
Ten to 18 cent taffeta ribbons
cents at McCabe's.
; Pepsin digests albumen only. That
U a small part of one's food. Kodol
digests all foods, and completely. It
gives the stomach the complete relief
necessary to prompt recovery.
Bleached muslin 4 cents a yard
Thursday at McCabe's. .
Smokers appreciate the quality value
jf Lewi3' Single Binder cigar.
Assortment of clever suits for ladies
$5 at McCabe's clearing ..sale.
Sell me your household .. goods.
Jones, second hand. and loans.
A store of workers who be
lieve Jn doing the little things
well, searching always for rea
sonable progress and modern-,
ism, possessing exact knowl
edge of the jewelry trade, and
a personal effort and alert
ness which gives this store
its voluminous and unique
A company of workers who
merit your patrcnage.
. SAFETY BLOC..
Rock Island. III.
Black petticoats worth up to $2.25
for,$l at McCabe's clearing sale .
Bryan and Kern ratification .meeting ,
In Market square at 8 o'clock tonight.
Picnic and dance at Huber's garden
every Wednesday night. Admission"
Huck towels 7 cents at McTahe's
clearing sale each afternoon at 2 !
Pepperell R. fine brown muslin 5
cents -a yard at McCabe's Thursday !
at 2 o'clock.
Men's summer underwear 19 cents;
ladies' 50 cent lisle vests 25 cents at j
McCabe's clearing sale. I
Hlgest grades of embroideries worth
from 50 cents to S5 a yard for 19 to
75 cents at McCabe's Thursday at I
George W. . Lane and Miss Mary
Welsh of Cedar Rapids were united in ,
marriage this morning by Justice J.
All eyes are focused on the clearing
sale of corsets at McCabe's. i $3.50
Bon Ton corsets $2.50 Thursday. Sum
mer corsets, with garters, 17 cents at
10 o'clock. , Tape girdle corsets, wltn
garters, 15 cents at 3 o'clock.
Word has been received from a num
ber of the old civil war veterans from
the southern part of the state that
many of them -will attend the reunion
of the 12Cth regiment of Illinois which
takes place here in August.
Mrs. fredericka Stahl.
Mrs. Fredericka Stahl died this morn
ing at the home of her son, August Eg
gert, 715 Fourth street, with whom she
had resided for the last three years.
A complication of diseases, combined
with her advanced age, was the cause
of death. Mrs. Stahl was born in Ger
many and was 71 years old. She had
lived in America about 40 years, the
last three in this city. She was mar
ried three times, and has three step
children living, as well as five chil
dren. The step-ehiHren are George
and John Stahl of DeWitt, Iowa, and ,
Mrs. Emma Nagel of Fonda, Iowa. The
children surviving are William Eggert
jof South Dakota, August Eggert of this
.city, Mrs. Edith De Clerk of Moline,
(Henry Stahl of Omaha, and Mrs. Lou
isa Buttschaw of South Dakota.
William J. Warwich.
William J. Warwidi, 800 Forty-third
street, who died Monday night from
the effects of a stroke of paralysis, was
C7 years old and had lived nearly all
his life in America, although he was
born in Ontario, Canada. He is sur
vived by a son Charles, with whom he .
made his home, and a daughter.1 Mrs.
Jennie B. Webster of Detroit. His
mother, two sisters and four brothers
are also living, most of them in the
old home in Ontario, where the re
mains were taken today for burial.
Jphn Dimakos. the Greek who was
drowned last Sunday afternoon, was
buried yesterday afternoon. The serv
ices were conducted by a Greek priest
who came here from Chicago to con
duct the ceremonies, which were held
at the Wheelan undertaking rooms.
Burial took place in Oakdale ceme
tery in Davenport.
All Soda lovers to our Fountain
la the fresh fruit syrups used,
and the clean way we serve
When you feel the need of a
cooling, thirst-quenching drink,
' atop In and we'll satisfy you.'
Our Ice Cream Soda and Sun
daes are delicious try theml
. . MATH'S . ':
1711 tacoiMf Av. ftittth Phone.
Confectionery and Fancy Bakery
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. James left this
morning for Reading, Penn., for a va
cation. Dr. and Mrs. C. T. Foster have" re
turned from a week's vacation in St.
Paul with the Shriners.
Hon. and. Mrs. William Jackson left,'
this morning to spend the summer at
thelr-cottage at Wequetonsing.
Mrs. Clarence Laflin and niece. Miss
Sadie' Grote, have gone to Tirusville,
Pa., to visit Mrs. Laflin's sister. Mrs.
Hon. William McEniry returned
this noon from Denver where he made
a hit as one of .the reading clerks of
the' democratic national convention.
Notice to Contractors.
Sealed proposals will be received at
J the city clerk's office Rock Island, 111.,
until Monday July 20, 1908 at 5 o'clock"
(p. m. for remodeling city hall.' Plans
(and specifications or. file at the city
j clerk's office. Certified check in
amount of $250 to accompany each bid.
j The city reserves the right to reject
'any or all bids.
Rock Island. 111., July 14, 1908. .
. M. T. RUDGREN, City Clerk.
- - - V
The Difference Between the Moline
, Locks and Hennepin Canal Locks
You can see by going on the steamer
Silver Crescent Thursday at 2 p. m.
'up the Hennepin canal, 35 cents' round
trip. Through the Moline locks - to
I Campbell's island Friday at 4 p. m., 25
( cents round trip. Old phone 1SS; new
pnone bisz. . . . , ,,
Rheumatism Cured, in a Day'
Dr. Detchon'B Relief . for Rheuma
tism and neuralgia radically cures hi
one to three days. Its action, upon the
system Is remarkable and mysterious
It removes at once the cause nd the
disease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits. ; 76 cents
and $L Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501
Second . avenue. Rock Island; Gusi
Scblegel & Son, 20 West Second
' T'LEARING the Porch and Lawn Fur:
V niture Folding - Settees 3 feet ,
long, painted red,' 82c. .
Large Reed Rockers with full roll
arms ar.d back's, $1,87. . ;
Reed Couches, full size' $6.32. s
OHJ U -aV J7 OLJl
AW. aAr.xi -Me .TTiROuarvro SCONX J
O-CARTS Green enamel folding
Go-carts, adjustable back and dash,
steel handles rubber tires, $1.47.
$3-87 Coliapsible Go-Carts $2.50,
$7.50 AH win Collapsable Carts 4.95.
" 27-inch good wearing black
taffeta silk, a very special closing ,
price, 59c yard.
Feather Bed Pillows, full
size, covered with A. C. A. tick
ing, clearing price 39c
Men's Muslin Night Shirts
neatly trimmed, cut full all sizes,
while 15 dozen,Jast, 33c.
Ladies' 2-clasp 38cr Lisle
Gloves In black, and white,1 clear
ing these out per pair at 19c.
1 000 pieces . Battenberg
braid, all sizes, sold only by the
bolt of 36 yards per bolt 19c.
. 600 yds. Dress Ginghams.
mostly blues, thes12gC and 15c
qualities, to close out quick, yard
10c to 18c plain Taffeta
Ribbons, in 1 to 5 yard lengths,
nearly all colors, marked at just 5c
16-button length Lisle
thread gloves, Jn colors and black,
regular $1.25 values, all sizes at
Linen Finish Crash Dress,
Skirts made with two rows of
trimming, wide flare, $1.25 value,
clearing price, 69c
Hammocks with double
twisted thread weave, with conceal
ed spreader, deep' valanSe, adjust
able rings, foV $1.00.
. Wall Paper Office, Hall
and etore patterns, good heavy pa
per, artistic designs, values to 15c
clearing sale price 7c
$2.50 Draught Screens,
Burlap filled, mission oak, three
panel, with reversible hinges, clear
ing these out at $1.68.
Brushes, Hair and Clothes
Brushes, mostly black bristle, also
pure bristle tooth brushes, all at
less than half value, 10c.
16ic and I8c CretonneV
Denims and Sateens in Oriental
Floral and Indian designs, get after
these In a hurry at 10c yard.
An assorted lot of pillow
tops with back, big lot of floral and
other designs, have been selling at
38c, 50c and 68c, all now at 15c
Slip-Over Night Gowns,
' made of sheer, soft finish muslin,
neck of five hemstitched tucks and
hemstitched ruffle, clearing - these v
Black Petticoats in several
excellent styles, wide flare, tucks,
shirring, etc., values up to $2.25 in
this clearing for $i.00. No mis
Assortment of clever Suits
for ladiefe in Panamas. Cheviots
Mohair, etc., trimmed and lined
with satin or silk exceptionally
priced at $5.00.
Children's pretty linen
coats for summer wear, emblems on
sleeves, brass or pearl buttons
present prices $4.00 to $6.00, July
clearing prices $2.94.
Really Beautiful .Wash
dresses in white and colors, elabo
rately trimmed with lace, etc., .
to ys has been clipDed from former
prices to make these $4.85.
HE store that has the courage to make Tuly
JL a busy month; If you knew all the many goods and prices in
this store which are clamoring for recognition in this advertise
ment, you'd be puzzled Yes! perhaps worse than we are, but where
there are hundreds and you only have room for a few dozen or so, it's
hard to know just "what to say." '
We have told you that we are anticipating the largest fall season's
business we have ever known, and that we think prices on most
jnerchandise are at their lowest ebb.
""We have made large purchases, and are still buying, and we are
bound to make room for these goods. We give you the chance to help
us make room..
We are making.prices by the score which are at cost and less than
cost to us. All short ends, odd lots and orphan pieces are yours with
our compliments ata positive-sacrifice. Many of these goods are going
out under the chagrin of half their worth. Lots 6f goods in this July
Clearance are new goods, dainty, delicate, desirable, stylish, service
able, sensible every thing come under the ban, and must go. They
must keep quick time to the tune of progress. .
Nothing can stand still here. The spirit of business improvement,
of preparation, of growth, is upon us and we are trading dollar values
for halves. -25c does the work of 50c pieces. Read, compare prices
here and you'll come everyday to this great July Clearing "Sale, prepa
ratory to the great fall business. The lion's share again for ydtv
OUR low prices on Cot
ton Goods are simply sensational.
Other merchants say, "What's the
matter at McCabe's?" Everyone who
read our quotations for this week's selling
were astonished. Every price still holds
good, and new low prices are being made
every day as the sale progresses.
The new Eclipse Bleached Muslin now
7ic, Thursday will be 4 3-4c a yard,
Pepperell R. fine brown Muslin, Thurs
day from 2 to 3 o'clock, 5c a yard.
Pepperell brown Sheeting 2 -yards wide, .
Thursday 10 to 1 1 o'clock 16c a yd., 16c.
Friday Pepperell fine brown Sheeting
,2 1-4 yards wide, 10 to 11 o clock 18c a
yard, 18c. Jk..
Friday afternoon at 2:30 just for fun, 10
yards unbleached Muslin for 29c.
Grab the' Cotton Bargains while they're
E have focused all
eyes on the Clearance Sale in our Cor
set Department, the grandest corset
stock In the northwest. More fine corsets" here than
in any other store within a hundred and eighty miles.
Thursday we will sell the 3.50 Bon Ton" Corsets
Friday we will sell the 3.50 fancy Regis Corsets
Saturday the celebrated P. N. No. 2101, 3.50
Corset for $2.50.
Every day from 10 to II o'clock we are selling
Batiste Summer Corsets with garters attached
Each afternoon this week from 3 to 4 o'clock,
beautiful tape girdle corsets with garters, one to a
customer for 15c, each 15c.
LINENS. The buyers
swarming around our linen counters;''
hardly time to get the bargains
marked beforepresto change, and they
are gone. Note these: '
60-inch pure linen bleached Damask,
all the best patterns, one cloth to a custo
mer, for 43c a yard. Look at it, 43c.
About 47 dozen pure bleached Damask
Napkins, dozen 82c. - .
A few pieces heavy Cseam Damask, all
linen, one cloth to a customer, 39c a yard,
'' One case great big colored border Huck
Towels, 2 to 4 o'clock each afternoon 7c
each, (quantity limit to each buyer).
Other linen bargains galore. Come
with the crowd, it's your privilege doi't
let some one else keep you away from
these linen bargains, plenty of others which
will be found on inquiry.
HIGHEST grades of ex
, quisitely made Embroideries produced in St.
Gall, - Switzerland, will be. offered Thursday
at a fraction of value. Two months of the greatest
embroidery business we every had. has left us with
many short pieces and broken lines of newest patterns
and desirable widths.
There are the Filet net medallions. Irish crochet
edges, novelty blind embroideries, English eyelet, etc.,
in bands of all widths, insertions, edges all widths,
corset cover embroideries, shirt waist fronts and
flouncings from 18 to 45 inches wide goods made
to sell from 50c to 5.00 a yard ready Thursday at
9:30 a. m. and till every yard goes, at 19c, 25c,
38c, 48c and 75c a yard.
Ingrain Carpet Remnants
32c Sultana and Aggrette
Carpets. Brussels effects and fast
colors, 19c a yard.
45c Union Ingrain carpets, heavy
and serviceable. 27ic.
75c higFv grade all-wool carpets,
seasons best patterns, 48ic.
' Parlor" Tables 2.25 oak
tables 24-inch tops, fancy
turned legs and shelves, $1.45.
$4 87 Mahogany Tables--24-in.
shaped tops and shelves. $3.45.
$7.50 Mahogany Pedestal Tables,
24 inch round tops. $4.97.
Metal Beds. $3.75 Metal
Beds, full size posts, fancy
scroll fillings. $2.48.
$9:87 Metal Beds, massive style,
combination colors and gold chlls,
Solid Brass Bed. large size posts,
best lacquer finish. $19.50.
Fancy paper Picnic'Nap-
kins, per dozen 1c.
Half gallon, fancy china
Water Pitchers, 19c.
. s Hard. wood frame fly-proof
window screens, 29c.
50c fine splint extra heavy
clothes baskets for 33c.
Choice of an assortment
of beautiful jardinieres for 39c.
48c per dozen for Mason's
Pint Fruit Jars with best caps and
A set 1 2 pieces silve red
white metal Knives and Forks for
Handsome Mission Lamps,
fitted, complete for electricity, oil
or gas, $3.69.
The Philadelphia Lawn
Mower Co.'s new easy-running lawa
Choice of about 500 fancy
Decorated China Plates, 8c worth
twice the prxice.
$1.00 for 1-qt. Ice Cream
Freezer $1.75 for 2-quart and $2.19
for 2-quart size.
Alpine Refrigerators, char
coal filled, best zinc lining, clear
ing sale price $5.95.
Two-burner Capital Gaso
line "stove, or a 16-quart enameled
water oler for $1.97.
About Qiiqz. Renaissance
Centerpieces, sorqe slightly soiled,
worth up to 75c, now 39c.
50-foot extra quality sash
card clothes line, 9c; 100 fet of
heavy wire clothes line, 39c. V.
Gilt and steel beads, also
colored Indian beads, get all you
want at this price, per bunch 5c
Toilet Waters In assorted
odors and such makes as Leroy.
Rickseckers and. Rikers always
7 5c, clearing them at 28c, only 28c.
Assorted boxes of paper
and envelopes in a dozen shapes
and styles, not many of a kind of
these 25c, 25c and 50c . boxes at
only 19c. 1 '
Jap Silk Waists in, hand
some embroidered front, black or
white, also a few all-over net
waists in white, $3.50 to" f 5.00
waists, your choice at $2.75.
35c to 50c plain and fancy
ribbons, including taffetas and mes
salines, nearly all colors, white and
black, odd pieces and short lengths
less than half price, yard 17c.
The cutest Dresses . for
Children up to 14 years, jumpers.
Sailors, Russians, Suspender and
other styles, values up " to $2.00,
take your pick of these at $1.37.
Men's muslin Night Shirts
neatly trimmed, cut full, all slzos,
while 15 dozen last, 33c.
Clearing .sale Buffets and
Sideboards $15 American Quarter
ed oak sideboard. 42-inch top. large
linen drawers, two small silver
drawers and cupboard. French dou
ble mirror.. $9.97.
UNDERWEAR July Clearing Sale
of broken lines, marked at prices to effect an im
mediate clearance 3 lines of Men's Summer Un
derwear one lot 50c light blue ribbed one lot of
fancy, Balbriggan, and one of brown ribbed Shirts and Draw
ers, not all sizes in each lot, but a full line of sizes the
combined lots, to close these out quick we say 19c.
. Broken lines of Men's Balbriggan ribbed mercerized and porous knit
underwear, worth up to 72c a garment. Thursday and till sold, all at 39c.
Ladies' knit Umbrella Pants, pure white, nsatly trimmed with torchon
lace regular 50c quality about 12 dozen at 29c.
- Ladies' la'ceyokV Vests Richelieu ribbed, silk tape ' trimmed, about
half price, 17c. - .
50c pure white lisle Vests, trimmed with neat Vat. laceJust 6 dozen
to close at 25 c. . ' . - : ...
J Infants' ribbed cotton Vests and Pants small sizes to close quick, 12c
to-15c ones at 7c.
to 75c Negligee. Shirts
Negligee ShirtS-3roken lines' of 58c
with separate cuffs, all sizes. In the season's best patterns, for 3
100 lines that are broken In sizes, including Earfington and Monarch
brands all marked bout half price for a quick good-bye at 59c.
Broken line of Men's Hose, about 35 dozen of the 1 5c
fancy lisle, also plain black and tan. for 9c a pair. . j
About 28. dozen "Men's 50 c fancy .lisle and" cotton Hose, trie best pat
tarns and colors, all this season's Importations, now to go at 29ci
Shaw-knit 25c Hose plain and fancy, known thev couhtiy over as a
Fads and Fashions
Crashes, linens . and the popular
pongees are extensively used In
making all style of coat suits.
Buckled shoes are the height of .
fashion. Indeed . they seem to be
almost necessary with the present
Important to know in "the new
combinations of colors emerald
and black white and black pearl
and toupe apricot and black.
Lace dresses have lost much of
their popularity and not many of
thera areseen. in Paris, White lin
en seems to have taken their place.
, Good dressing means more than v
extravagant dressing. It is a Ques
tion of fit and fitness, the wearing .
of the. right garment at the right
time. - - t-' '
, Tremendously . long feathers and
fancy quills are much liked and
are, seen in large , numbers, many
. being very rare and priced accord
ingly. - '.v.: ;;- - .". ' .
- - Collars, ties and belts are of the
utmost Importance with the shirt -t
waist suit, whose simp'.icity : de-'
mands the greatest nicety in all of
:-, Gray gloves at the moment are
not so much in favor, but they are
in good form -with a black tailored
suit or a gray costume, either
dressy or tailored. -
No summer frock Is complete
without its yard or two of superflu
ous chiffon. It Is a fad presenting
such alluring possibilities, to ...the
feminine mind that it cannot be ig
Jake Hamburger's p'dest girl,
who was bit on the heel by a pota
to bug last summer, is. getting
around on crutches and hopes she
will be able to assist in " digging
the potatoes this tall.
The loveliest gowns in the world
are worn by women .of America.
Though Paris and London help cre
ate fashion, it is our women who
decide what shall be popular and
their better figures show the new
creations to better advantage.
- Brown gloves are proper lor. all
tailored, suits, but are not consider
ed, dressjr unless the," whole cqs
. tume. Is of the aames color; white
gloves are always in good, taste and
quite, necessary with full dress;
-black gloves are good ety'e, but
not in good taste with white ' or
very light costumes,' particularly
in summer. - y
We are told of another phase of
the "Merry Widow" hat that origi
nated in Paris. It is trimmed with
a great. mats of .yellow. Paradise
feathers that harmonizes with the
rich., yellow straw. The effect is
most charming In a front arrange
ment of the feathers . with .ends
sweeping toward the back in a per
fect combat induced by every
movement of the head. ,
Gloves are a very important fac
tor of every costume, because they
are always in plain view. Many a
pretty dress has been effectively
ruined by the gloves wora with it,
all because the wearer did not. un
derstand the etiquette of glove
wearing brown, black and gray
are nearly always good, and white
Is seldom out of place. This year
yellowish shades are quite stylish.
Delia Austrian says: .."Incoher
ent, varied and extraordinary as are
the styles in dress. they are less ec
centric than the many lawless and
unique shapes in hats. The stv'es
in millinery, represent several ceu
turles of history beginning with
the hats worn during the Directory.
and ending with the .second Em
pire. They include every conceiv
able size from . the large . sailor
which half covers a woman's face,
to the small toque,.jft'hlch is realty
only an apoldgy f or a .... hat. , vThey
may. be bent up in front,, down in
back, or up one sideband down on
the other, new in piaee by any
thing from an owl's wing to a braid