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THE ARGUS. FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1909.
The best of edibles are none too
good for you we furnish the Best
here. Cooked to the kings taste;
palatable and appetizing. Cleanli
cess, neatness and tidiness is as
sured you. Come in! Order what
you wish in the Dairy Lunch. 5c
up, in the Grill Room a Table d'
Hote. Dinner 60c or A la Carte 10c
Double Stamps Every Morn i fig
Double Stamps Mornings to 12
Everlastingly initiating things ,
of service to those living out
of town. This time we pay
railroad fares in a radius of 50
miles of Rock Island on pur
chases of $25 or more.
A new carpet of green covers the earth, with borders and trimmings of sweet poses, and ornaments of blossoming trees! The old world made over for spring! New life everywhere!
New clothes everywhere! Some homely philosopher has said: "Buy several suits, and when you feel grumpy, just change your clothes and thus change your mind. Thousands" of wise
men are doing this it works." Of course, women have known this secret longer than men. Who ever saw a woman grouchy when her dress was new and in fashion? It's time to take
the sun-and-air tonic and the effect will be much enhanced if your clothes are in harmony with the "spirit of outdoors. Time to get a new dress for yourself and your home! Our May
Festival Sale! Welcome!
A popular attraction of the
New Store is the new Candy Sec
tion the delightful variety of
delicious candies; for Saturday:
Apricot Marshmallows. a pound 29c.
Royal Chocolate Creama, a pound 15c
7 kinds of candles the kind you
want a pound. 10c.
In Our Paint Dept.
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 tint here.
Devoe in and outside paint, in all
colors, gallon, $l.o5.
Devoe floor paint in all good floor
colors, gallon, $1.45. ,
Devoe Pale Interior varnish, $2.50.
If you have some old paint or var
nish you would like to remove use
Devoe paint and varnish remover,
Wood Shine will make your furni
ture, woodwork and floors look bet
ter than ever, gallon, $2.50; one-half
gallon, $1.35;' quart, 75c; pint, 40c;
one-half pint. 25c.
Devoe Roman Enamels for iron or
wood. In all colors, pint 35c.
Popular Jet Pieces
In the Inexpensive Jewelry Section.
Many new pieces in a variety of de
signs are specially priced for May
JET BARRETTCS, carved and fancy,
new with us and priced at 37c and 69c.
JET CORAL IMITATION PEARL
AND FANCY EAR RINGS The new
style mountings; a large selection;
very nifty $1.75. $1 47, $1.37, $1.25,
9Sc. 79c and 65c.
Largest assortment of Jet Bandeaus
in the trl-cities; a new lot received
this morning, $3.75 down to 69c.
Women's White Serge and Linen Suits, Lin
en Dresses : May Festival Sale
The extensive assortments prepared for this sale show a range never approached in
the tri-cities. The modeate prices add to the importance of the event.
Many Styles in White Serge, $25 & $27.50
Both in plain, tailored and fancy suits trimmings are jet buttons and satin collars and
piping. The serges are all line quality and the workmanship of high standard.
W hite serge with black stripe, $25 and $27.50.
There are several models in various width stripes everyone a smart suit correctly
The New Tailored Wash Suits
Trooping in by the score, the prettiest company imaginable snowy white, the soft
natural linen color, lovely blues in many shades, rose in its fashionable variations, delicate
lavender. Whatever color you want, you will find it among these
Of the fashionable ramie, of linen., linene, rep. striped linen-duck. Semi-fitting coats;,
ranging from 32 to 40 inrhes long. Smart gored skirtsi But this is only the foundation
for the many little trimming tricks that give them individualiy and charm. Some have
touches of color at neck and wrists fast color; it will launder satisfactorily. Some are
braided, or trimmed with narrow, curving bands of the material and covered buttons, a very
good effect. Some have charming little panels of tucks set into the coat, the sleeves, the
skirt. Some have lace collar and cuffs, so affixed as to be easily removable, $3.98 to $10.00
But we couldn't begin to tell you 'all their prettiness. If you wander in and 'out
among the many cases filled with these Wash Suits you will see tor yburself their charm
ing individuality and style! A great season is predicted for them. Already they are going
fast a sure indication that women are finding the most individual models, the best values,
here. Three-piece models begin at $10.
Women's Summer Lingerie Dresses for Outdoors
or Indoors : Remarkable Savings
The very Dresses for garden parties, lawn fetes, summer afternoon and evening wear,
little dances they'll meet nearly every sort of summer "dress-up'' need, they are so charm
ingly dainty. And at these exceptional savings :
Lingerie Dresses, $5.00 to $10.00
$5.00 up to $10.00 of soft batiste, in rale blue, champagne, delicate pink, lavender and white, charm
ingly embroidered ail over, in self-color, in a dainty eyelet and blind design. Made up in Princesse style,
lavishly lace-trimmed. You can see by the sketch one charming new style; all sizes from 32 to 42.
SUB-POSTAL STATION ON FIRST FLOOR
Dainty New Neckwear
What a beautifying touch it gives a host of pretty new
s ideas here.
New Windsor Tie, 19c In prettiest Tar
Sray kan plaid combinations and plain, light
and dark shades, 25c values, 19c.
Dutch Collars, 21c The vogue in neck
wear, the prettiest round, square and
pointed designs, linen embroidered and
lace trimmed, 21c. '
Cotton Stocks, 19c Embroidered in white
and colors, desirable for wear with tailor
ed waists, 25c values, 19c. .
Lovely New Ribbons
39c satin taffeta ribbons, 29c
Beautiful 5-mch satin taffeta
ribbons; much wanted for
sashes and hair ribbons, in
black and all colors; special,
15c all silk ribbons, 10c Dres
den and plaid all silk ribbons,
2 inches wide, 15c values, a
One inch all silk ribbon, 5c
fh Dresden and two-tone ef
fects; special, a yard 5c.
Men's Furnishings in the May
NECKWEAR, 25c The new ex
tra long four-in-hands in the
new colors. Juct the thing for
those new close-fitting collars,
light colored stripes, in sum
mer silks, and regular 3-fold
cuts. Neckwear of the 50c
style. May sale, 25c.
MEN'S $1.00 SHIRTS THAT
EQUAL THE t.50 KIND Not
our $1.50 shirts of course, but
the kind you otten see a vari
ety of styles in madras, per
cales, chambrays and soizette,
light and dark patterns, in fan
cy stripes, figures and dots,
plain and plaited bosoms, cuffs
attached or detached, 1.
MEN'S HOSIERY, 3 PAIRS
FOR 39c Extra quality combed
yarn, seamless half hose, plain
colors, green, purples, and ox
blood, double heel and toe 3
pairs for 39c
MEN'S 50c DALBRIGGAN UN
DERWEAR, oSc Long sleeve
shirts, double seat drawers, ex
tra quality. 39e. Basement.
MEN'S 10c HOSIERY, 7c
Mixed work hose, double heel
and toe, c. Basement.
MEN'S SHIRTS, 59c Odd
sizes in men's fancy shirts,,
cuffs attached, light and dark
patterns, May Festival price,
Open Stock Dinner Sets
A large assort
. ment of open stock
dinner patterns se
lect any number of
pieces and match if
Fine French china
in Tlieo. Haviland
and JIaviland & Co.
makes; also Uavarian china in a great variety of patterns. ,
High quality of porcelain dinnerware in Johnson Bros,
and Homer Laughlin brands.
Important Special: Dinner Setst
100 pieces, S8.98
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Wall Paper Joins the May Sale
The appreciation the public khas shown for our
spring showing of wall papers has been gratify
ing evidence lhat the spirit and methods of the
New Store are right. Our aim is twofold: to
bring together the best the world offers for the
artistic decoration of the home and through ex
pert and thoroughly sympathetic salesmanship
to guide you in your choice of materials to re
sults that will prove lastingly satisfactory.
The new Spring models or R & G
Corsets will delight every woman who
seeks both style and comfort in a
perfect fitting corset. While insuring
the fashionable new figure, their per
fect pliability affords the greatest ease
and freedom of movement. The fash
ionable fiat hip style shown hpre has
a medium bust, long skirt and extra
long back, giving a faultless figure,
graceful in the extreme. This corsft
is priced in Coutil (A44) or Batiste
(A45) at $1.00.
Every pair guaranteed.
Do Your Doors and Windows
If they do, you'll get what you want and save
money at the Xew Store.
Prices lawer than elsewhere, quality considered. .
Good designs as low as 4c a roll.
Mow Your Grass!
These Lawn Mowers will help you do it.
OUR "NEW" LAWN MOWER
Three cutting blades, easy run
ning, 12-inch blade, $2.50; 14
inch, $2.75; 16-inch, $2.98. ,
THE PHILADELPHIA low
lawn mower, 14-inch. $5.00; 16
incb, $9.00. All grades and
styles, ask to see them.
GARDEN HOSE Good quality,
10c, 15c and 18c a foot
WOODEN HOSE REELS.
Hand Cycle, 25c.
Screen doors 3x7 $1.50.
Screen doors 2-10xC-10 $1.75.
Screen doors 2-SxC-C 98c.
Scieen doors 2-10x7 $1.35.
Screen doors 10xC-10 1.50.
Screen doors 2-8x0-8 9Sc.
Rcreeu wir. veen and blacli
sp. feet .01 3-4.
Adjustable window screens,
SC-in x 36-in 50c.
Adjustable window screens,
24-ln x! 24-in 35c.
Adjustable window screen?,
34-ln x 30-ln 38c.
Take Care of Your Eyes
We have established a, first class high-grade op
tical parlor in our new. store. We have an eye-sight
specialist whose experience arwl past record, assures
you perfect satisfaction in the rorrection of all "errors,
of vision. Prices extremely re asonable.
Infants', Children's & Girls' Dresses, Slips & Undermuslins
Never have we "offered values that warrant keener consideration than these every
garment at the price presents a rare opportunity to save.
Infants" Long Slips; hemstitched
neck and sleeves; dainty, fine em
broidered edges; Bishop style;
made of beautiful, soft nainsook;
Infants' Long Slips; good stylos;
eautifully trimmed in dainty laces
and embroideries: exquisitely made
of finest materials, 75c to $2.50.
'Baby Caps in a number of ex
cellent styles; plain tucked ef
fects; trimmed with ruchini?. em
broidery or lace; made of soft,
sheer materials; a really remark
able line at the price 25c, 35c and
Infants' trimmed Flanellette Ki
monos; white, pink and blue: in
plain effects; extra strong values;
Infants Short Dresses. Bishop
and yoke effects; hemstitched neck
and sleeves; made of fine nain
sook; 6 months, 1 year and 2 year
sizes, 50c and 75c.
Children's Reefers; pongees and
serges, satin or braided collars;
in a large variety of beaut fjft "
styles. These Reefers are un-'
usrally good at the prices $2.75,
$3.73 to $8.00.
INFANTS' LONG SLIPS, 50c
Hemr titched neck and sleeves,
dainty, fine embroidered edes; ;
BiFho; style; made of beautiful
soft naliitock, 50c.
INFANTS' SHORT CRESSES, 50c
Bishop and yoke effects: hem
stitched neck and sleeves; made
of fine nainsook; C months. 1 year
and 2 year sizes. 50c.
BABY CAPS AND STRAW BON
NETS, 75c Trimmed with laces,
embroiaoiies and ribbons; remark
able values and a big assortment
at 75c. . . , ,
CHILDREN'S ROMPERS, 50c
Heavy gingham in blue and white
checks, sizes 2 to 6 year3, dura
ble, lasting Rompers, 50c. v
CHILDREN'S CAMBRIC DRAW
ERS, 15c Ages 2 to 12; ruffles
and made full; 5 button holes, 2
to 12 years. 25c.
CHILDREN'S MUSLIN AND CAM
BRICK SKIRTS, 50c A good cam
bric skirt with 5-inch embroidered
ruffle, lace edge and insertion,
made full; very special, 50c.
More elaborately trimmed styles,
65c and $1.00.
CHILDREN'S CAMBRIC GOWNS,
50c Three styles with high neck,
long sleeves and ,"V" neck, long
sleeves; slip over and short sleeves
trimmed wltnembroidery, lace and
hemstitched ruffle; very good qual
ity; ages 3 to 12 at 50c.
CHILDREN'S DRESSES, 95c, $1.50
In Bishop and French yokes, long
wal8ted. trimmed with lace., and
embroidery; sizes 1 to 5 attrac
tively priced at 95c and $1.50.
New dainty styles up to $7.50.
CHILDREN'S COLORED DRES8ES
39c and 85c In gingham, cham
bray and percales; a wide range
of colors, including pink, blue,
red, cheaper than to make them
at home; ages 1 to 5; specials at
S9c and Sac.
Pretty colored dresses, 39c to $2.
COLORED DRESSES, $1.25 AND
$1.75 Too many styles to tell
about; made of gingham, cham
bray and percales In plain checks,
and stripes; specials, $1.26 and
GIRLS' FRENCH ORGANDIE
DRESSES, $7.75 Waist made of
fine Val . lace and eyelet embroid
ery, sleeves with "Val" lace and
bands of broad bretelles; skirt
with wide hem and tucks; ages
6 to 14; special $7.75.
GIRLS' WHITE LAWN DRESSES
Square neck, deep band eyelet
embroidery about neck, down front
waist and forming cuffs; fine tuck
ed belt; full gathered skirt with
6-inch hems; price $2.75.
GIRLS' SHEER CR08S BAR MUS
LIN DRESSES Dutch neck, square
effect waist dress; embroidery
trimmed neck and sleeves, two
rows of fine embroidery, full skirt,
deep hems; price $3.25.