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THE AltOUS. FKIDAV.' APRIL 23, 1909.
THE WHITE FIELDS
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Charity Work . Bpingr Done in
Rock Island Is Subject of
BY WOMAN'S SOCIAL UNION
Itcports Arc Made ly Hepresentatives
of lifteieiit Kfforts Chicago '
Man Gives Address.
The Woman's Missionary Social union
composed of ladies representing the'
Broadway Presbyterlun, First Metho-
dist, Memorial Christian, United rres-
byterlan, First Baptist and Central
Presbyterian churches, held the third
semi-annual meeting yesterday after
noon and evening at the Firjt LJaptist
church, Mrs. O, Leonard second vice
president, being in charge in the ab
sence of the president, Mrs. D. . B.
Richardson. Devotional services were
conducted by Mrs. Alicu Williams and '
the roll call waH responded to wiih
quotations from the scriptures. The
theme for the afternoon discussion,
"White Fields of Rock Island." was
thin taken up, Mrs. W. B. Barker be
ing the first speaker. Mrs. Barker told
of the work being done in the west
end settlement where a building is in
process of erection and where a noble
work is being carried -on. Captai i
Agnes Schasse, representing the Sal
vatioa army, spoke of the outdoor
work of the army and told -especially
of the visits she had made including
calls at 1.18:; homes in nine inont'is,
where there was sickness, want and
in need of help.
Secretary A. I.. Burnett of the Y.
M. C. A. was the next sneaker who
f lilt 1 1 no -1 Iho 11-nr 1 lml rt rr r. n t tw T I
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the Y. M. C. A. He spoke of its prac
tical value In aiding young men and
')0'8, giving them a training that was
frequently lacking at home and of the
great benefit to young men strange
in the city.
Work In IOilninrl.
Mrs. W. C. Beimel', pre id(-.it of Beth
any home hoard, told of the :zrcat work
being done at th home for depende it
children and outlined briefly the work
of the various commi'tees that are en
gaged in the work of the home. Mis,
Alwilda Young, reprercnting Mrs. Fred
Titterington, read a paper on the wo-k
of the W. C. T. U. as u U bcin? cirried
on in the city. Miss Dinu Ramser, tlr;
police matron, told in an interesting
way of her work and spoke of tin
many difficult cases to handle that
came under her care, where much tact
is required for tho proper accomplish
ing of rescue work. Mrs. Belle Jones,
representing the humane society brief
ly outlined the work as being carried
on by that organization and spoke of
tlie good that had already been accom
plished in the short time of the or
ganization of the society.
Shown Field Ik HroHil.
Ir J. W. Stewart told of the prac
tical relief work of the Associated
Charities and of the relief given needy
poor. Miss Margaret Giles, the visit
ing nurse, read a paper concerning
her work, speaking especially of her
treatment of tuberculosis in the noma.
The papers were intensely interesting
and threw much light on the broad
field on resem find charitable work in
the city. Mrs. Frank Corcoran closed
the afternoon program with a reading.
"Together." A social hour was passed
following the first session, during
which the ladioH of the First Baptist
church served dinner in the parlors -f
4 hi-iiK Mil n Mr aril.
The evening session was opened
with devotionals. Miss Luella Crissman
singing ."The Ninety and Nine." and
wMch was followed by an address by
Rev. Judson B. Thomas, p. I)., Chicago
ills' riet piesident of the American Bip
t is i Homo Missionary society. Dr.
Thomas took as his subject "I'orto
Hico from My Saddle." He spoke of
(lie work being carried on in the is
lands of the manner of living of .the
natives, of their home life, their
schools and th work of the mission
aries. His address was both interest
ing and instructive abounding in wit
and plnusing description.
Committer In ChnrRf.
The meeting was well attended and
was one of the best ever conducted
by the union. The committee in charge
of the meeting was composed of Mrs.
.1. L. Vance and Mrs. K B. .Me
Kown from tho United Presby
terian church, Mrs. Williams and Mrs.
W. A. l.ovett from the First Metho
dist, M'rs. Marion Humphreys and Mrs.
(). Leonard from the Central Presby
terian. Mrs. H. W. Ueed and Mrs.
Phil Wagner from the First Baptist,
Mrs. W. S. Marquis and Mrs. W. G.
Oglevee and Mrs. Fred Titterington
from Broadway Presbyterian and Mr.
W. B. Clemmer and Mrs. H. I,. Dooley
from the First Baptist church.
The Indian Medicine Man
can produce roots and herbs for ev
ery ailment, and cure diseases that
baffle our most skilled physicians.
who have spent years in the study
From the roots and herbs of the
held originated Lydia-E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound, which for 30
years has provd more potent and
efficacious in curing female ills than
any combination of drugs known.
Plenty of Trouble
is caused by stagnation of the liver
and bowels. To get rid of It and
headache and biliousness and the
poison that brings jaundice, take
Dr. King's New Life Pills, the reli
able purifiers that do the work with-
.out grinding or griping. 25c r. all
And the candies are as
pure as they are delicious.
Apricot Marshmallows, reg
ularly 40c a pound, 29c.
Mixed candies and Rosettes,
regular 20c; Saturday 15c.
Sunbeam Kisses, Pure Sugar
Mix, A.. B. Gum Drops, 10c.
Special Sunday Dinner, 50c
in the New Grill Room, 12:00 to 3:00
Jewelry Conceits : Novelties in Jet
The pretty jewelry trinkets, women delight in conceits that are dainty and in such good
taste as to be termed absolutely correct are almost all made up irt the popular jet.
Tomorrow, we show a superb line of jet pieces, inviting special attention to the few men
Necklace of fine jet. composed of
cut beads, graduated, 18 inches
long; various sizes, 35c, 75c and
Jet hat pins, many patterns, 35c,
50c, 65c and 75c.
La Vallier necklaces, French de
signs, many dainty and new ideas,
$2.50. $3.50 and $3.00.
Nice assortment of crosses; plain
and fancy designs, 75c. .
Inexpensive jewelry section Main floor. Special attention to mail order
Barrettes, back combs, side combs
and hair bands; many beautiful
styles at various prices.
A great variety of Jet brooches,
35c, 48c and 67c.
Dr. Graves' Tooth powder two
boxes for 25c.
White cold cream soap 3 cakes
Colgate's toilet waters, all od
ors, per bottle 10c.
Kirk's Juvenile soap usual price
20c Saturday only 10c per cake.
Air Float Talcum powder, reg
ular 2Fc size 10c.
Bathasweet for the bath water,
19c per box.
With every purchase at the drug
counter we give a trial package
of Bathasweet or a trial cake of
Jurgcns Violet Glycerine soap,
Crown Your Head
With Lovely Hair
Curls, Pompadours, Puffs, Chignons,
Psyche Knots, Switches and Rolls,
give women wide opeportunity for im
proving their looks and adding indi
viduality to their head dress.
The latest In Hair Ornaments,
Combs, Barrettes and Pins in the
Beauty Parlor; Hair Dressing, Elec
trie Vibratory face and scalp ma sags,
intantaneous face bleaching, scientific
scalp treatment, shampooing and man
icuring. MRS. L. A. LORING,
Neckwear Fads Women
Will Glory In
Jabots continue in great favor, espetciaHyfor wear,
with Dutch or stiff collar, 75c, 50c, 25c.
Cotton Stocks Desirable for wear, with tailored
waists, 25c. ,
Scarfs are to be greatly worn this tseason, in the
plain, figured and tinsel effects $i to $6.
Dutch Collars are having an immense sale. Our
collection consists of a great many different styles,
some in lace, linen and embroidery, lawn,' etc.,
priced from 25c to $1.50.
Embroidered laundried Dutch Collars, 25c.
Men's Furnishings that Display
Taste Without Extravagance.
. Fancy Vests, $1.00 to $7.50.
The man who wants a stylish fancy vest for Summer can
choose from this superb showing. These vests are right up
to date and made of the newest striped flannels and washa
ble materials, $i to $7.50.
We arc pardonably proud of the fine line of Fajamas we
have ready for your choosing this season.
The line embraces the plain as well as the fancy. patterns,
and are of madras, linen, nainsook and other favored mate
rials. These are generously proportioned and made for
comfort. Triced $1.50 to ?5.oo suit.
Shirts, $1.00 and $1.50. .".
Our stock of $1 and $1.50 shirts is filled with the choic
est offerings from well known manufacturers and embraces
the plain and plaited bosom negligees in white, fancy fig
ures, stripes, checks and plain white, in linen, percales, mad
ras and novelty shirtings. They are made with attached or
detached cuffs, coat style or otherwise.
Newest Novelties in Men's Neckwear,
25c and 50c.
Neckwear, 50c French folds, 3 folds, reversible; and
flowing ends, in he new Silks, Bengaline. Foulards, Peau de
Soie, Barathea. (iros-Grain and Brocaded Silks, all -'colors
and color combinations, 50c. .
Neckwear, 25c An unusually strong offering in four-in-hands
in the open shape all the most popular shades, values
that readily command doubVCtheprice quoted, 25c.
Women's Wash Waists
New Models, 98c.
Waists in India linen and lawn, six different styles, some
with embroidery front and back, others with tucked yoke
and back. All have the new sleeves with groups .of small
tucks, lace edging on sleeves and collar.
Black lawn, with tucked yoke and back, long sleeves,
tucked in groups of five, all $1.25 waists, for one day at
The New R & G Renaissance Models
These models comprise a new line
$5 R & G Corsets, designed to
meet the most exacting require
ments of tho woman of fashion. No
high priced, madeto-measure cor
sets will give you more fashionable
form or fit with greater precision
and comfort than one of these R &
G Renaissance models.
The New $5 R & G Corset
Ye have a complete .range of
shapes and sizes in these Renais
sance models, and can easily fit
you. The model illustrated here
will give your figure the flat hip,
medium bust and extra long hack
effect required by the prevailing
"Directoire," fashions in gowns.
Every pair guaranteed.
This corset is made in Coutil (K4)
white only. Price $5.
New and Dainty Undermuslins
Special display and exceptional values in undergarments
that reveal the highest standard in the creation of dainty lin
gerie particular attention is directed to our combination
garments, and night dresses, which we show in almost, un
limited assortments ; dainty night dresses in thecrossbar ma
terial, effectively trimmed with lace and ribbons and specially
priced at $2, $2.25 and $3.
Beautiful combinations in Princess or 'two-piece effects,
in attractive designing trimmed with openwork embroider
ies and exquisite laces, at $2, $2,25, $3 to $12.
An almost endless variety of white petticoats in effec
tive styles, exquisite lace and embroidery trimming; re
markable values at $2,'$2.5o, $3 to $12.50.
Our aim is to give our
patrons the advantage of
an optical service seldom
found outside the large
large cities. Dr. Helman
formerly manager of the
largest optical depart
ment in Pittsburg, Penn.,
and a man of exceptional
experience, has charge of
this section. Dr. Hel
man was the official ex
aminer of all the school
children in two counties
of the state of Pennsylva
nia. Examinations are
free; quality considered.
. the prices on all optical
goods are lower than elsewhere.
Mounted with oxidized and gold
plated stone set buckles, colors,
brown, navy, blue, green, grey, also
black, 50c belt, special 39c.
Special 39c New
Prominently' featured are-made of
the leather and eleastic mounted
with three buttons, In shades of
brown, wtne, grey, navy, green, also
black 50c belts. Special 39c. '
Sale of Sample Dress and Steamer Trunks
These trunks are the sample line of a well known manufacturer. They are thoroughly well made and at these prices,
remarkable values. We have an unusually large number, so this is an unusual opportunity for you to get the trunk you want
at a great saving.
HEAVY PAINTED CANVAS COV
ERING Box Trunks, Japaned
trimmed, ball corners, steel Excel
sior lock, heavy hot-creased strap,
strap knees; size 32 inch. $6.00.
SPECIAL LEADER Box Trunks,
heavy painted canvas covering,
brassed. Bali trimming, steel Ex
celsior lock. Valance clamps, mot
tled hard fibre, binding with two-
center bands, hand riveted, heavy
straps and fancy lining; size 36
Large 3-ply Box Trunks, bound
with mottled hard fibre, imitating
rawhide, with two center bands;
extra number of rivets and extra
heavy brass plated trimmings, top
tray with two compartments and
full length dress tray, cloth lined;
size 34 inch. $to.25.
LADIES' DRESS TRUNKS Three
quarter size box, canvas covered,
binding and two renter bands of
mottled fibre, imitating . rawhide,
one inch hardwood slats," 5 on top,
two around box, brassed trim
mings, corners and clamps lipped
to protect slat ends, Excelsior lock.
Hagney bolts. Valance clamps,
handle loop sockets, riveted straps,
with strap knees, interior cloth
lined with tray fitted for hat box.
shoe box and waist box; one full
length dress tray, taped for skirts;
size 40 inch, $16.50.
Steamers from $4.50 to $16.50.
Bureau Trunks, $15.00 to $25.00.
Trunks, from $4.50 to $25.00.
Women's Best Quality Taffeta
- Petticoats, $3.98 and $5.98
They are regularly valued at half more
All the .shades popularized in this season's fashions are
included Wistaria, Vieux Rose, Reseda, Navy, Copenhagen,
changeable shades, and also black and white, very special,
$3,98 and $5.98. The Petticoats are made with close-fitting
tops, decided flare at the bottom .tucked sectioned flounce
and silk underlay, dust ruffle; exceptional values, $3.98 and
Dinner Sets : Open Stock
We invite you to start a new dinner set from our long
list of open stock dinner patterns. We have a large assort
ment in the following well known makes : Haviland & Co.
Theo. Haviland & Co., Johnson Bros., The Homer Laughlin
China, Co., and many others. ,
Dinner Sets, 100 Pieces, $8.98.
In .fine American Porcelain, filled in decorations with
gold lines, knobs and handles, your choice of three patterns
at $8.98. .
CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR, 3 FOR
25c; REGULARLY 15c EACH Swiss
ribbed fine cotton vest3.
BOYS' 25c UNDERWEAR, 19c Bal
briggan shirts and drawers; good
20c VESTS, 12J2c Swiss ribbed, fine
50c DRAWERS, 39c Ribbed fine lysle
French band drawers, wide at knee,
trimmed with lace.
of the Hat Counts
so much for or against the whole appearance, that a
woman ought to choose her millinery where she is sure
of getting the best style for her money.
Our $5. $8 and $10 Millinery
enjoys the same 'style advantages as our more costly hats..
When you buy a Young & McCombs' $5, $8 or $10 hat,
you may be sure of getting not only the best material for
the price, but a fashion and chic that whispers of near
relationship to the French..
In Our Paint Department .
Perhaps you don't know that we conduct a paint and
varnish business on a very large scale, if not, then you've
been paying more than you should. Every shade, color and
Devoe paint for inside and out
side work, in all colors, gal.
Devoe Homestead Floor paint,
in all colors, gal. $1.45.
Devoe Marble' Floor Finish;
preserves the natural color of
the wood and withstands the
wear, gal. $2.50.
Roman Enamel, in all colors,
for. all interior work, per can,
Devoe Porch paint, specially
prepared for porches, gal. $1.65.
Devoe Screen paint, made for
frame and wire; will not fill
up a wire screen of small mesh,
Paint and varnish remover, one
half gal. $1.25.
Luster for Linoleum and oil
cloths; quart 85c.
Our Household Gold Enamel,
for all decorative and gilding
purposes, per box 15c.
Wood Shine will make your old
floors and furniture look like
new; demonstration this week:
price, per gal. $2.50; one-half
gal., $1.35; quart, 75c; pint, 40c;
Paint Brushes 5c to
Paint Brushes, each 5c to $1.50.
Varnish brushes, each 10c and
Kalsomine Brush, up from 45c.
Paper Hangers, Smoothing
Brushes, up from 25c.
Whitewash Brushes, 10c to 98c.
Sash Tool Brushes, each 10c.
Stencil Brushes, each 8c
Garden and Flower Seeds.
BEAN SEEDS, per pint 15c.
PEA SEEDS, per pint 15c.
Beets, carrot, lettuce, radish,
spinach, turnips, parsley, hub
bard squashes, cucumber, ruta
bago and parsnip seeds, oz. 10c.
Sweet Peas, seed, mixed colors,
Nasturtums Tall and dwarf,
Onion sets, special at 8c.
Dahlias assorted colors, each 5c
Rhubarb plants, 15c, 2 for 25c
Grass seed, lb. 20c
Various other seed it low
Assorted 5c flower seeds, now,
Introducing new ideas in Stamped Doilies, Pillow Tops,
Scarfs, Towels and Pillow Cases.
12-in. Stamped,Linen Doilies 15c
18-ln. Stamped Linen Doilies 35c
20-in. Stamped Linen Doilies 50c
24-in. Stamped Linen Doilies 50c
STAMPED PILLOW TOPS All
the latest in Pillow Tops stamp
ed in Wallachin, Coronation,
Adobe, Serpentine and Repousse
designs; were 75c, now 65c...
All floral patterns 50c.
Special on Burlap Pillows Tops
STAMPED SCARFS In Walla
chin and floral designs 35c and
STAMPED TOWELS, nicely
hemstitched, 29c and 75c
STAMPED PILLOW CASES,
per pair $1.00.
PILLOW RUFFLES 35c