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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1911.
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Great annual May sale highgrade undermuslms
BEGINS TOMORROW MORNING, WILL CONTINUE ALL OF. NEXT WEEK
The supremacy of Ilarned & Von Maur's as a place to buy muslin underwear is strong
ly emphasized by the values offered in our annual May and January sales. The best
values that experience and quantity-buying are able to produce are offered in these
sales. Not merely low prices but real values fine, sheer materials, careful sewing,
and the use of good, substantial laces and embroideries. . Garments of merit, intended
to give satisfactory service. Even in the 25c garments the materials are soft and free
from, dressing. There are approximately 10,000 garments in this May sale. Atten
tion is directed to the five large lots at 25c, 50c, 75c, 9Sc and $1.50.
TEese garments for 25c
CORSET COVERS Made of good, firm materials which are
free from starch or dressing. Some are trimmed with lace,
others with embroideries. All sizes are included in this lot.
DBA WEBS Both opn and closed styles, made of soft ma
terials. Some lace and embroidery trimmed, others with
hem-stitched ruffle and pin tucks. Exceptional values. 25
CHEMISES These are made of the same quality of mater
ials as the other garments and their workmanship is of the
same high order. Finished with a plain top at 25
Garments for 50c
CORSET COTERS Ten good styles at this price.
Made of nainsook, and long cloth, properly shaped
and neatly trimmed with lace and embroideries.
GOWNS In slip over, high and V-neck styles. In
soft nainsook, with yokes and sleeves attractively
trimmed with good laces and embroideries.
PETTICOATS In both long and short styles, are
made of good muslin, with flounces of lace and
embroidery, and with plain ruffle. Choice SO?
DRAWERS Open and closed, in umbrella and cir
cular styles, finished with deep flounces of laces
and embroideries. Well made, all sizes included.
Garments for 75c
CORSET COVERS Made of sheer nainsook and
long cloth with yokes of lace and trimmed at arm
boles with lace. Materials are soft and sheer.
GOWNS A splendid assortment of slip over, high
and V-necked styles, with yokes of lace and em
broidery. Not skimped in either width or length.
DRAWERS Open and closed styles, made of
cross-barred dimity, cambric and long cloth, with
flounces of pretty laces and embroideries.
PETTICOATS The quality of the cambric in
these is better than that usually found in 75c gar
ments. The flounces are of laces and embroidery.
H Garments for 98c I Garments for 1.50
DRAWERS We include the famous Marcella
drawers of nainsook and long cloth, neatly trimmed
PETTICOATS Workmanship and materials first
class. Long and short styles with deep flounces.
COMBINATION SCITS Covers and skirts, or cov
ers and drawers, made of nainsook and long cloth.
GOWNS We include with these pretty initial
gowns. Good materials, with lace and embroidery.
CORSET COVERS A number of stylos. Some
with lace okes, and others with embroidery.
PETTICOATS Long and short styles. Of fine
muslin and cambric. Trimmed with laces and emb.
COMBINATION St' ITS Covers and short skirts,
or covers and drawers of nainsook and long cloth.
.CORSET COTERS Laces and embroideries used
in trimming these are beautiful; sheer materials.
GOWNS Slip over, V and high necked gowns of
fine muslin, with yokes of lace or embroidery.
Dt.AVERS Umbrella and circular styles, in both
open and closed, flounces of lace or embroidery.
Nightgowns at 79c
While buying garments for this May
sale our buyer ran across these gowns
and was able to buy them at a very
low price. Slip over and high necked
styles made of good quality long
cloth, and trimmed with substantial
embroideries, specially priced at 79c
Corset covers, 39c
Considering the character of the ma
terials, the trimmings, and the work
manship, these are one of the best
values in the May sale. The purchase
of a quantity accounts for the extra
value. Well proportioned and neatly
trimmed with emb. and linen lace.
La Grecque wear B
La Grecque tailored underwear has
become a favorite with stout women.
Combination suits of covers and
drawers or covers and short skirts.
Fit closely to the figure without un
sightly bunching. Suits $1.50 to
5.50; separate drawers, 50c to $2.25
$1.50 brassieres, 98c
-AiioTUer Jot oi gar
ments that our buyer
bought for the Max
sale at a special price.
The picture phows the
style and the trim
ming. Made of good
batiste, with yokes of
embroidery and lace
and ribbon trimmed.
Special price 98c
$3 W.B. Reduso Corsets, $2
This "Inducement' sale of the well known W. B. Re
duso corsets at a special reduction of one-third is for
this week only. This price is made for the purpose of
inducing large women and those of average develop
ment to try W. B. Reduso corsets without paying full
price for the trial, at the expense of the maker,
Guaranteed by the manufacturers
These corsets are guaranteed by the manufacturers to
fit large as well as average figures in sizes from 19 to
36. W. B. Reduso Corsets change awkward angles in
to graceful lines. All sizes this week, price, $2.00.
French muslin underwear
Peasants of France are famed for their marvelous
needlework and this underwear is made in their sun
ny mountain homes. The designs are beautiful, and
the work exquisitely done on sheer materials., Our
assortments include chemises, cornet covers and gowns
ranging in price from 98c up to $5.95.
'Marcella' drawers, combination suits
The Marcella skirt-drawer, buttons in front; fits close
about the hips, is very full, and falls in ripple over
the knee, serving as a short petticoat. Trimmed
with lace, embroidery and tucks. Combinations of
covers and drawers ranging in price from 50c to $3.50
Little folk's wear
Children's wear has receiv
ed much attention in making
the preparations for this
May sale a fact that
mothers will appreciate
Skirts with waisi
in sizes from 1 to 4. 10c
25c upward to $2.50
Knickerbocker drawers at 23c
Gowns, 50c to $1.25.
10c. 15c. 19c h?MSS
s and bandn -TEl VJ vto
i ir executive session is one of the
' most effective things that several
' seasons ha ve'brought us. Very beau
j tiful and really fitting was the wed
i ding journey, upon the rear of a
j Pullman via moving Dirture route.
has contributed to America. Edward
Abeles, a character actor of high dis
tinction, will be another feature of
the bill in a smart comedy success
by Grant Stewart entitled "He Tried
"THE MIDNIGHT SONS."
Novelty and bipnoss compel a word
of mmmendat'en lor "The Midnight
Srns" as n t:ic criertaini.if,n -- Lew.
Fields. th p reducer, lias attempted a
t!cpanu"e from ttie sing-soEs-her-con:es-the-kicc
a; Coital couieiy var-
icty, and to tbt ex'tnt he has su
.oviiod. but h's a'!iiio!"s have fallen
v. oefuliy short of what his expecta
tions must haxe ilen MatlJon
rugh stands responsible for the word
and hr has injwtod seme rich dia-;
ligue. and Raymond liubbcll pieads
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For the Housekeeper
I low 25c. Can Be Made to Save
Hundreds of Dollars
Tru economy is the rpendin of
money to t!,e liest advantage, and ther
ls no better household economy than
the purchase r.mi use of Stearns' Elec
tric Kat ar.d Hosrt I'ate.
A I5c Jcx will iffen prevent tha de
struction of hundred of dollars of
IToperty. by thoroughly exterminating
the rats ar.d ralce which maw and cat
articles of value. It la also sure death
to cockreeche. xyaierhucs. and other
Sold everywhere. P sure to ret tha
enu!r.; 2."c and $1.0 Stearns' tlec
Lric Paste Corapiny. Chicago, IlL
guilty to the tunes. There are sev
eral cleverly worded 6ong numbers,
but all are lacking in tatchiness jt
melody. ' The Midnignt Sons'" was
at the Iliinois last night, piaying to
a fair-sized audience. The play seem a
to have exhausted the possibilities, so
far as spectacular display is con
cf rr.ed but it is not built to feast
the eye alone. If there is any one
thing which might be criticised it is
the wealth of purely local allusion.
It is a New York play. Of course,
if New Yorkers were to .get s play
full of references to people and
things and localities and peculiari
ties of an Illinois town, they would
nip!y fa'l to understand it But
the western folk manage to grapple
with the best New York Joke &od
to get all there is in it. But tbat
N'ev York color and flavor could
scarcely be escaped. There is a dis
tinguishing feature, which at once
commends itself, and that makes a
very pleasant impression, and that
is a strong chorus of well trained
male voices. The chorus is not mere-;
ly seen, but it is heard, and the first i
scene showing 'The Midnight Sons"
i Such Jhjngs are frequently dragged j to Be Nice." Still another important
j into a performance to the detriment I attraction will be Lew Sully, the
of the play. But this was adjusted I famous humorist, who with his budg
1 so perfectly that it is surely the work j et- of songs, parodies and mirthful
of a real artist in stagecraft. The j sayings, is always to be considered
; company is a large one. That is j In the running among the big stars,
not always a merit, but in this Billy B. Van and the Beaumont sis-
NOTED BOTANIST IS
KILLED. IN MEXICO
Ir. Pehr Olson-Seffer Had Just
Completed Work for Loral
; company everybody seems to get
' busy at the start and keep at it.
j The stage management is as near
, perfection as one can hope to find
it. and the performance moves with
j never a hitch and as smoothly as
, if it were a perfectly balanced and
I well lubricated machine. George W.
J Monroe, as "Pansy Burns " a role
! fashioned after the Irish biddy that
he has been impersonating for years.
was the comedy hit of the perform
ance. The support was capable Ro
salie and Hilarion Ceballos "intro
duced a wbirlwjnd waltz that proved
to be a feature of the entertainment.
The season of big things at the
ters in their musical comedy melange ;
entitled "Props' will also be found
among the more important features
of the bill Among the other prom
ising specialities will be the Primrose
Four, one of the very best singing
quartets in the country; Madden &
Fitzpatrick In their lively play, "The;
Turn of the Tide"; the Four OnettI ;
sisters who are saidto be among j
the most perfect gymnasts on any !
stage; Sharp ft Turek in their south-;
era specialty, and the Three Hanlons
in their comic trick pantomime.
Dr. Pehr Olsson-Seffer, the celebrat
ed agricultural botanist, who Mon
day's dispatches say was killed in
Mexico, together with others, by thi
rebels while riding on the wetk end
Rheumatism Relieved In 8ix Hours.
Dr. Detcbon's Relief for Rheuma
tism usualy relieves severest cases
ajestic theatre. Chicago, continues. , . . , . L
system is remarkable and effective.
For the week of May 8 the billing j ,t removes at once the cause and the
Includes four of the beet known stars! dose greatly benefits. 76c and fl.OQ.
on the specialty stage. At the top Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Second
of the list is Alice Lloyd, the most j Ave, Rock Island and Gust Scbegel.
popular singing comedienne England 20 W. Second St., Davenport.
A Splendid Tonic.
Cora, Ky. Mrs. Iva Moore, of this
place, says, "I was so weak,. I could
hardly walk. I tried Cardui and was
greatly relieved. It is a splendid
tonic. I have recommended Cardui
to many friends who tried It with
good results. Testimony like this
comes unsolicited, from thousands
of earnest women, who have been
benefited by the timely 'use of that
successful tonic medicine, Cardui.
Purely vegetable, mild but reliable,
Cardui well merits its high place In
the esteem of those who have tried
it. It relieves women's pains, and
strengthens weak vomes. It is cer
tainly worth a triaL Your druggJs;
special tor tueruiivuua, i.j univn auuuj
or .Mexico City, tne tram being snot
up and wrecked by the rebels a fey
miles from destination, is the author
of Augustana Library publication
number 7, recently off the. press andj
in a few days ready for distribution.;
The publication contains two articles, j
"Genesis and Ievelopment of Sand
Formations on Marine Coasts" and
"The Sand Strand Flora of Marine
Coasts." It was through the efforts
:of Lr. J. A. L'dden, thai these pap rs
! were- secured for the Augustana Ll-
I bary publications.
I Dr. Olsson-Seffer was born m Eie-
jnas. Finland, in 173. being a Swedish
! Finn. Graduated from I'psala uni
i versity In 1S97. and after studying
a few years in Kugland canii; over to
this country, taking his lh. I), degree
at Leland Stanford la 1301. Since that
time he has be-n connected with rub
ber experimental work In Mexico, '
lng as director of Tezonapa iio. aiu ;il
station. A few months aso ho was ap
pointed professor of botany at tl-
National university of Mexico, whl' l)
is located at Mexico Ci'y.
Something New. Every Act a
6 BIG, FEATURE ACTS 6
Hays and Alpinch, .
Direct from Majestic. Chicago.
Old Phone 1CS5.
Monday Night May 8
Charles Frohman Presents
Miss Billic Burke
In her xreaest comedy hit
By W. Somerset Maugham author of
"Smith". "Lady Frederick", "Jack
Prices 50c to $2.00.
Mail Orders .Vow.
Regular teat sale optus May C,
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