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THE ROOK ISLAND ARGUS
WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 0, 1009.
TO AID VVATE
Upper Mississippi River Im
J provement Association
WELCOMED TO ST. PAUL
aeroplane flights to which the public
will he admitted without charge. Thc
Aero club'of St. Louis, which will man
age all balloon, airship and aeroplane
rcces of cent?nnial wopk, is trying o
got the two' disMnsruished visitors together.
President Wilkinson Favors
000,000 Appronfr'"!'"1' Asso
Winona, Minn., Oct.-6. The con
vention of the Upper Mhsh.vsippi Uiv
er Improvement association opened
here today. Mayor I.awler of St.
Paul made an address of welcome u
Lwhich Tresidcnt Wilkinson cf llur
llngton. Iowa, responded.
Wilkinson in his annual report
spoke optimistically of the prospects
of securing a C-foot channel in the
Mississippi from Minneapolis to St.
Louis, and urped an appropriation of
.820,000,000 by congress for river
Money Alit-ml for Yrnr.
Secretary Hcswell of 'Quincy re
ported receipts for year $6,000 and
expenditures of $3,400.
-After the clc.se of tho Upper Mit-s-
'' jpsippi River Improvement conven
" tlon which is beins held at Winona,
- "the steamer David Tipton wilt go tc
' St Paul and complete its work for
'the season in the northern waters.
On Nov. 3, the deep waterways com-
"mission will leave St. Paul for New
Orleans and the Tipton will be one
cf the vessels used in this trip.
fJcuertillj- lliir (onlitht and Thurmlaj;
Kltclilly warmer loaU-,ht.
TeiuiM rndirr at 7 n. m ., 17 ninxlmiam
IrKiprrnhirr in 1 hnnr, 71; lilllifmnm,
-17. Precipitation iu 21 hours, none.
W ind velocity at 7 u. tn- 7 mile. Itcln
(ivr hMiiiltHty, last nouini; 4JI, thix
Stage Change Pre-!
feet. feet. cip. "
St. Paul 32 0.1 .00
Uod Wins 2.3 0.1 .00
Rood's Landing ... 2.2 0.1 .00
La Crcs:;e 3.1 0.1 .00
Prairie du Chien . . 2.S 0.1 .00
Dubuque 3.2 ... .00
Le Claire 1.3 ... .00
Davenport 2.7 0.1 .00
Only slight changes will take place
in the sta.e of the Mississippi river
from below Dubuque to M'.iscatiue. I
J. M. SII12RIER, Local Forecaster.
Oct. 6 In American History.
1S30 Harriot Hosmer, noted sculp
tress, born; died V.MIS. ;
1S33 -Albert Deaue Richardson, jour
nalist and author, born; assassinat
1007 Mary .7. Holmes, popular uovcl
ist of the romantic school, died;
(Continued Irom Page One.)
i morning and did not get away Anally
until 1 p. m.
' . Cook to Head Iaralf.
St. Louis, Oct. 3. Dr. Frederick A.
p, Cook, north pole discoverer, will ride
; .at tne head of the educational-histo. i-
cal-military pageant in St. Louis next
As soon as it became known that D'.
Cook would participate in the St. Louis
centennial celebration Oct. 3-9 to the
extent of delivering. Wednesday uis'U,
I at the new Coliuoain, his lecture, with
ctereoptican views of the north' poie
j end vicinity, the Business Mcn'
I league, which is paying- hi:n for tU'n
one lecture a sum known to exceed
y 810,000 and estimated at Sl.Vmo, be-
gaa to realize that, public sentiment
? favored a great Cook demonstration,
j Despite its enormous seating capi
I city, the Coliseum can accommodate
but 15,000 of the 700,000 St. Lotfisians
and' two or" three hundred thousanl
centennial visitors who want to sec
! Strongly l"rel.
James E. S:ni!ht president of th?
Business Men's league, called a special
meeting of the executive committee
and Dr. Cook was asked to meet the
public demand by consenting to ride
in one of tho ccDtor.nial week proces
sions, preferably the cducai ional-hU-torlcal-niilitary
pageant. The league's
invitation was supplemented by a tele
gram from Frederick H. Krcianian l.
mayor of the city, and president, of the
.4 St. Louis Centennial association, thv?
"r municipal institution in charge of the
I centennial celebration.
!., Seek Notoriety.
Although disinclined to make unv
I' move which might give the erroneous
. impression that he is seeking notoii-
f ety. Dr. Cook consented to these plans,
'.whereby every person in the city wi'l
i,have an opportunity tn meet him face
ii to face. Dr. Cook will bo escorted by
a committee cf distinguished citizens
S The v.elcome which he will receive if
f destined to go down into history.
Many persons predict that Dr. Cook
..will overshadow all other centenniil
celebrities, not excepting (Jlenn H
i Curtiss. champion aviator of th
f world, who on the afternoons of Wed
f resday, Thursday, Friday' and Satur-
day of centennial week will make
Positively tloinx the best
watch repairing in tiin.
Jewelry repairing and manu
facturing. Consult n h for grunt work,
low prices and promptness.
Sun sets "::1. rises 5:."!1; moon rises.
11:12 p. in.: l:- p. in., moon in con
junction with Neptune, passing from
west to east f the planet.
Kerler & Co. weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri City Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefz.
Cisterns cleaned for $1. New phone
Sand and cement. Mueller Lumber
Try Baker's laundry for fine work.
Old phone 237; new 5314.
Call LaVanway, telephone 247, for
carpet, rug (leaning and rug making.
lAt Krell & Johnson do your tin
and furnace work. 1310 Third avenue.
II. T. Siemou wants your tin and
furnace work. 152C-152S Fourth ave
nue. Lewis single binder, the famous
straight 5-cent cigar annual sale 9,-000,000.
Greater bargains end more of them
'.t MoCa tie's 39th anniversary sale than
will be seen again this year.
Pceiloas flub dance Saturday, Oct.
at Coliseum, Davenport. Cars for
Rock Island and Meline at 1 o'clock.
Note the grand liberality which Is
shown at McCabe's free distribution
all this week of the celebrated S. & II.
green trading stamps.
The greatest anniversary sale in the
hi ..tory of Rock Island county is now
in Tuil blast at McCabe's and sieduled
for the emire week.
A cor??t sensation. McCabe's wir'jd
on Monday and more of those $2.5'i
corsets to sei! at $1-20. So there will
be plenty of them f jr all day Thursday.
The great third Hour bargains of fur
niture. carpets and ru.rs at McCabe:;
39th anniversary sale carries with it
double sianips all week on every sul-j.
No ti:i:e to lose.
A Rock Islander wh;j has juat re
lumed from Jerome, Idaho, reports in
one of the saloons there the following
admonition: "Don't spend your money
for whiskey or beer if your family
Bishop Mack, a colored evangelist.,
will hold a "$1 rally" at the Second
Baptist church Sunday. Oct. 10. to
raise interest which is to be paid Nov.
9. There will be services at 11 a. m.
and S p.m., with Sunday school at 9
The reason McCabe's are showing
so many beautiful braver hats is due
to their forseeing the tremendous rp
pioaching xopularity of beavers and
of the large orders they placed mouths
:igo. Choose yours now as you nuv
f.ot fin;! the thape you want later on.
Miss Gcitru le Steelman, local sales
lady for the well knoivn World's Star
Milla of Bay City, Mich., has received
her fall and winter samples of hosiery
and underwear. Leave your order at
S 1 1 Twentieth street or drop a cari
and samples will be submitted for in-j
spection at your leisure.
Dr. Kedgill. iu Susan Korrier's "Des
tiny." dwells mi Scotch bronkfasrs
nltli .iMi-tn. After proclaiming that
Scolbuni Vneral is -a perfect uias..
of rubbish" and the cookery not t
for. doit, be adds: "But th break
fasts: Tbnt's what reoVein Ibe land.
:ind every county ha Its own peculiar
excellence. In Argyllshire you have
the LiK-hfine herring-fat. luscious and
delicious, just out of the water, falling
to pieces with its own richness, incit
ing away like butter in your mouth.
In Abenloeushire you have the tin
nan haddock, with a Oarer all Its own.
vastly relishing, just salt eoough to
be piquant without parching you up
with thirst. In Perthshire there Is the
Tay salmon, kippered, crisp and juicy
a very magnificent morsel. In other
places yon have the exquisite mutton
of the country made into bams of a
most delicious flavor.
Double Stamps on all laces,
cinbroic'crics and trimmings.
Supply your needs frorn the n ew
es' lace embroidery and trim
ming novelties ant! get your Dou
'c Stai ijs.
-ta mt w OTT A "rVT T TT T THIRD AVENtlB
KAJiJS. JL.lJl. THROi-an ToeccoNi)
S. & H.w Green Trading Stamps Free on Every Cash Purchase.
If you're doing shopping and
arc thirsty, a glass of ice cream
soda will be served you free of
cost each day from lo to II
o'clock and from 'A lo 4 o'clock
but free at no other hours.
A purchase d eck ihown to any one
of the lloor manager, will r-ctu:e you
the neccrtary lice soda check.
1 8 7 0,
19 0 9
In -a peat ard rov.-inj business like
this iteiclily br n: inj; in new customsrs
end strr!ir?:r;c7:mf tbe horclr. of esteem and
-confidence of old friends, we move on from
year to yciv, fcov. anniversary to anniver
sary, gathc ins ec;:ciiencs and knowledge
how to bct-T serve the j'reat multitude of
cjstrr.ers. Bjyers b.erc noic li.at "this
store is di'fercr-t." vrslly dltrercnt from oth
er s-orcs. You Ii-vc helped to malic it
different you br.vc helped to mskc it the
Vinii rf a titorr you like. .Ve've been quick
to obre vc your wlrb.es and we have worked
aloni lines you desired until lodiy this
rrrrrn ".'b store is, in fact as well as in
name, u.e store o: the people all the peo
ple your r.tore.
, VMt better guarantee for the future
'can ycu desire than past performances?
Cur ley. -J friends arc helping to make this
SSth .Anniversary S:ile the greatest r.ucccss
in the history of any store in Western
1 8 7 0
1 9 0 9
Women's lubbers, buy them Anniver
sary AveI. at 3Dc pair.
Lace curtains one of the many won
derful values all' week, 5? i oo curtains, pair,
YEARS of successful merchandising, each
year showing a continuous growth of the
business. Thirty-nine years in one city bears
testimony of correct methods and dependable mer
chandise. Values founded on facts, not mere words
have made this business advance steadily until to
day this store ranks first among those of Western
The three remaining days of this great 39th Anniversary Cel
ebration will be memorable ones liunJreds of barma n s will
crowd the counter's for space. See that yon get your share.
Come and celebrate with us as you have done in the past.
Surprises galore await you on every floor of this great store
52 stores under one roof most anything you want can b2
satisfactorily bought right here.
This week's bargain giving passes all former records'
S. & II. Green Trading Stamps all over the big store. Double
stamps in many sections yes, double in many places. Whole
books of stamps on coats, suits and dresses. See the beau
tiful presents in our show winuows.-
The 39th Anniversary Sale
of Dress Goods and Silks
The ."9th Anniversary Sale of Silks and
Dress Goods has brought forth hundreds
of pleased buyers. The bargains are too
numerous to enumerate here don't miss
getting your share
Thursday, Friday and Saturday 1300
yards handsome rressaline si!ks, plain and
in design fancy taffetas, rich clucks and
plaid effects, silks worth up to $1.."0 a yard,
yours for this anniversary sale
at, a yard J DC
Rich suiting moire silks Shantungs, pure
dye taffetas, cashemire dc suic diagonals,
etc., special values, 21 to
3G inches wide, 7Q-
yard, $1.50 to J OQ
NEWEST DRESS GOODS
Rich broadclo'hs. satin cloths, shadow
i-tripes. traverse stripes, diagonals, worst
eds, etc.. up to Go-inch widths, all the new
est shades of raisin, catawba. taupe, rose
bronze, java. prune, brown, navy, wine, etc.
are rare offerings in all these
at, yard, $l..i), $1 )Sc and DC
A very exceptional purchase of 51-inch
worsted suitings, all dark mixtures, in plaid,
check and tweed effects, iu 'black and white.
grav. etc. Kemember, a vard and a hall
wide a bargain of bargains
crrab livclv, vard
In addition to these splendid values
ve will give Double Stamps on all the
Wool Dress Goods, Silks and Linings,
39th Anniversary Sale of Curtains
The season's newest patterns and
designs in curtains and drapery
yard goods. To sec them is to buy.
Curtain yard goods in nets,
Scotch madras. Cluncy and cta
miiies, finished in white ivory, Arab
and colors, ranging from f!0 to
inches in width, patterns suitable
for anv room in the house, per vd.,
75c. G2c, ri le, -19c, 32c, 23c,
Couch covers, in great assort
ment Oriental, Roman, Arts and
Crafts and Bagdad patterns and
colorings, .10 to tUi inches in width,
marked at S5.G2, $-1.98, $ l.OO,
$3.75, $2.-18, $1.75 and $1.12.
Double Stamps on All Lace
Curtains and Draperies, Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday.
JUST Think a moment of the ad
antage you have in buying furni
ture or rugs now, when Double S.
& H.Stampsgo withevcrything on the
the big third floor, 300 stamps with
a $15X0 Chair, 500 slamps with a
$25 Sideboard, buy a $20 Couch and
get 400 stamps, your $35 rug brings
700 stamps, and" so on. Better buy
your supply this week, and secure one
or more of the S & H premiums.
Samp!c Bargains for the Last Three Days
o? the Week
Thursday 9 o'docl:
till VZ noon. Fruit of the Loom bleached
muslin, per yard, Oc.
Thursday 2 o'clock
till 5 :."0, fine brown muslin, 3c yard.
Friday 9 o'clock
till noon. IVpperell 1'2-inch bleached pillow
casing, 7je yard
Friday 2 o'clock
till .1:;;o. standard shirting and apron prints,
per yard, 2c.
Sat u i day 9 o'clock
till noun, unbleached cotton flannel. 3c yd.
Same time ilcst ldc fancy tennis flan
nels, per yard Gc.
Saturday 2 to 4 o'clock
good plump Shaker flannel, 2c yard.
Saturday 4 to 6 p. m.
Sarilla Dc fine bleached muslin, 5c yard.
Saturday at 7 g. m.
best Indigo prints, yard, 3c.
Same time A. C. A. feather ticking,
per vard, J)c.
Sale in the Women's
The variety, the beauty, the originality
of Paris, coupled with the skill of Xew
York's best women tailors, have their best
Tri-City showing here. We did not go to
Paris for these models ourselves, but i killed
designers from the largest eastern suit mak
ers selected them, and we gathered the best
of their products and present them for your
London trotting suits we have shown
for several seasons, but never with greater
success than now. Wide wale, diagonals,
which found their first Tri-City showing
here last season, are more popular than ever,
and the showing for this uT)th Anniversary
Sale is unequalled in this vicinity. Ilorre
spur.s, very new. you will find iu best vari
ety here; broadcloth, ever popular, finds
itself well represented. Long, graceful
lines, handsomely tailored garments what
rs best in women's garments you will find
largely exploited in this busy, popular wom
en's garment section. Suits, coats, dresses,
waists, skirts, styles you want at prices you
like and to add zest to the anniversary
S. & If. Green Trading Stamps
with a lavish hand. 5 GO Stamps
with any coat or suit at $10.00 or
over. A Jull Book of 1000 Stamps
with any wat or suit at $20.00 or
OUR old-time customers know
our linens so well that we
really don't need to talk to
them of the goodness and purity of
our linens : but to those who don't
knw thorn so well, we just drop the
hint that there are none belter
and. as to values, we have the others
all beat a mile. Double Stamps all
week on all goods in the linen de
partment. You'll save monev this
week and st the extra stamps be
The Great Handkerchief Sa!c
of this o'Jth Anniversary is flanked
on all sides with purity of linen,
beauty of design, and values not at
tempted in other stores every aft
ernoon, 'Z to 1 o'clock, pure linen
hemstitched handkerchiefs, ca., 3c.
From 1 o'clock till closing time
each day, pure white II. S. handker
chiefs, lc each, lc.
(We limit the quantity on these
Anniversary Sale of Kid Gloves,
S1.00 and $1.25
About 03 dozen finest lambskin
gloves, in white, tan shades, beavers,
browns, slates, 2-clasp dress gloves;
also first quality silk-lined Mocho
gloves; all sizes $1.5 and $1.50
qualities at $1.00 and $1.25.
Double stamps on all glove
purchases, Thursday, Friday
A Corset Sensation
The opening rush of the Anniver
sary Sale for corsets fairly took us
off our feet. We wired on Monday
for more of those $2.50 corsets to
sell for 1. '.:. and on Thursday all
da- there'll be another chance to
buy one of those splendid tiew long
model $'.,.5i) corsets for $1.'2:. Re
member, all day, one Oft OH
to a customer Sl, J
Double stamps all week on all
Furniture Bargains, With Double Stamps
ATTRACTIVE PIECES FOR
Large genuine leather rockers
and chairs, oak and mission, $-10.00
Saddle and cobbler seat rockers,
oak, mission, bird's-eye maple, ma
hoganv and Circassian walnut,
$9.50" to $2.50.
Maccy and Gunh sectional book
cases, in all woods, fit all size books,
per section, as low as $2.09.
TWO SAMPLE BARGAINS
Soid golden oak dressers, 42-inch
tops, 3 large drawers and large
French plate mirror, $8.47.
Princess, empress and colonial
dressers, quartered oak, bird's-eye
maple, mahoanv and Circassian
walnut, $15.00 to $10.00.
BRASS AND ENAMELED
' METAL BEDS
A great variety of bargains in
new styles and patterns, Vernis
Martin, white and colors, $15.00
Large 2-inch-post brass beds, sat
in finish, with best English lac
quer, $13.75. "
Buffets, 42 to
ROOM SETS '
and Earlv Knjrlish
tops, in at-
9x12 extra quality
velvet rugs medallion, Persian and
floral designs; Axminster rugs from
the best makers ; high grade Wilton
tractive and substantial new
terns. $35.00 to $17.00.
Oak and mission dining chairs,
box seats, saddle and genuine leath
er seats, from $1.25 down to $1.95.
Saddle seat dining chairs, golden
oak and mission, $1.G5 to 85c.
SEVERAL HUNDRED RUGS
Brussels rugs, rugs, Bagdad, Savalan and Roval
Worcester, Anglo-Persian and Anglo-Indian
rugs all prices, from
$10.00 to $50.00.
These Ribbons Should Have Your
3 days of ribbon values, t-uch as you have rarely
ever si'cn and double stnnii's in addition 19c.
25ct 39c and 48c. are the four leading bargains
32 and 3.1c plain Mescaline ribbons, all colors,
up to G inches wide, 19c yard.
38 and 0.1 c ribbons, a big lot of plain, plaid,
floral ribbons la this lot, all at, yard.JJJfc. and 25c
Up to 85c Values i tlie richest weaves and
colors made in ribbons, including dark and Hp.ht
Dresden. I'laids and Drocadcs, up to 8 inches wide,
ai: at 48c yard.
Wash Goods Specials
White wool flannels, while 23U yards last, yard
Ducking fleeces, Melrose and Serge flannelettes
for wrappers, kinionas, pajamas, etc., specially
priced at l.r,e, and Hc yard.
And Double Stamps in this department, Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday Double.
Sample Underwear Bargains
Men's heavy fleece lined shirts and drawers,
naturat color Anniversary price, 30
Ladles' cmj maco cotton noon - Union suUs,
regular $1.00 va:ue this week, 78c.
Ladies' heavy fleece rioted vests and pants, this
week, 3)c DOUBLE STAMPS.
of handome imported German robe
blankets for house gowns, bath and
lounging robes, in great assortment
of patterns and colorings, fully y3
saved on these at the prices quoted
$3.97. $3,18, $2.98, $2.75, $2.25
Hemmed crochet Marseilles pat
tern bed spreads, extra large, 80x90,
while 100 last, $1.39.
Extra heavy round-thread linen
finished bleached sheets. 81x90, An.
niversary Sale price, 61c.
Ready-made pillow cases, in all
sizes, plain and hemstitched no
duplicates when these are gone
each, at 30c, 25c, 22c, 19c, 17c
FANCY PLAID BLANKETS
size CGxSO inches come in tan,
gray, blue and pink, broken plaids
while 50 pair last, pair, $2.18.