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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 191 1.
Pap f d0 Early ClristaM
Following is a Partial List of the Thousand and more Desirable Gifts displayed at THE FAIR.
A large force of extra Sales People are in attendance, and we assure every Viator prompt, courte- J
ous service. This store has things you want and to "buy here" means "to saveV on your purchase, g
Shop Early; Get Choice of the Best; Don't Wait for That Wad Disappointing Last Moment
Women's New Neckwear
FANCY LACE SIDE FRILLS large assortment to select
from each In a dainty box
choice at only
DAINTY 81 DE FRILLS eome hav collar attached and
are trimmed In Val. and raised Venice lac each
In an Individual bos -choice at ciUi
BRADLEY MUFFLERS these are very acceptable gifts
for man. woman or child the popular V-shaped Pfl
Bradley Muffler one In a box at OUC
GOOD SIZE VENICE COLLARS both waist and coat in
a large variety of beautiful patterns f0
choice, each OUC
BABY IRISH JABOTS In neat patterns at 65c each A
nice line of Venice Lace Collars round and square effects
choice at 25c Mufflers, turn-over collars and OEf
plain effects one in a box choice at mUL
-NIKKO" SILK SCARFS for head and neck. These are two
yards long and offer a choice of all desirable
colors The price, each '.
Ground Floor Center Aisle.
For SSER; Gloves
A PAIR OF CHAS. PERRIN'S GLOVES on Christmas
morn will Eurely bring a smile to HER eye and to her
heart; kind thoughts toward the giver. No woman ever
yet had too many gloves, they are a dally necessity and
one of the best gifts that can be made.
We are showing all the newest shades and
styles In Ladies' Gloves and every pair bought
here, whatever th price paid, will give satis
faction. CHAS. PERRIN'S 16-BUTTON GLOVES in the very lat
est shades, $3.00 the pair. Chas. Perrln'a (J- (Tf
2-clasp Gloves at $1.00 and pi.OU
Main Entrance Right.
Books; The Best o! All
Christmas without books would be in
complete. Our holiday selections of
fer practically everything, from baby
picture books to the very latest fiction.
On our shelves are Mother Goose Rhymes at 23c
nd 48c Five Little Peppers and How They
Srew, 39c Helen's Babies, 33c Both the Alger
ind Henty Series, each, 23c Camping Out Series,
23c Tom Brown's School Days, 29c New Chroni
cles of Rebecca, 48c Divld Harum, 48c The
8hepherd of the Hills, 48c Calling of Dan Matthews, 48c The Lady
of tlie Decoration, $1.00 The Rosary, $1.35 The Winning of Bar
bara Worth, $1.30 The Prodigal Judge, $1.25 My Lady of Doubt,
$1.35 The Girl of the Golden West, $1.25 The Harvester, $1.35
Molly Make-Belleve, $1.00 and hundreds of other popular works of
fiction, hlutory, etc., each at a considerable saving In price.
The Annex New Putnam Eldg. .,
For My Ladies' Toilet
COLGATE'S MINATURE PERFUMES five different odors
In a neat box the whole
COLGATE'S COMBINED COMFORTS Includes
Paete, Talcum Powder and Toilet Soap the
complete set Is only
NADON CHRISTMAS BOXES containing Toilet Water.
Face Powder, Sachet Powder and
Face Cream ,
CHRISTMAS STATIONERY a very excellent and com
plete showing of this always popular gift. Good quality
writlrg paper with envelopes to match and packed in
very handsome boxes. Prices range from
IDEAL HAIR BRUSHES a good assortment to
select from priced at 75c, 89c, 98c and
Ground Floor East Side.
Our Fancy Art Department
K Gift that has been created by one's own hands Is always appre
ciated. Our r'ancy Art Dept. offers many suggestions.
DAINTY DIMITY APRONS stamped in a great variety of
pleasing designs with sufficient floss to
complete. Choice each at XUC
VOILE WAISTS stamped for embroidery In the very new
est designs very pleasing and inex- rt
pensive gifts choice at tlUt
LINEN HAND BAGS stamped for embroidery In many
dainty designs Extensive line to select Kf
from, priced at 25c and OUC
NEW LINE OF ART GOODS IN FELT imitating leath
er designs. These are finished ready for use, are very
nopular and Include Library Scarfs at $1.39 Lamp
Mats, 50c to 91.98 Prayer Rugs, (J- t?f
$1.48 and Cushion Covers at t?J-OU
FINISHED EMB. DOILIES. 10e to 98c Scarfs, 50o to
$1.50; Laundry Bags, 25c to 50c Fancy C A r0
Pin Cushions, 25c to Ort70
Ground Floor East Side.
Many Beautiful and Use
ful Gifts Will Be Found
in Our Display of
SOLID BRASS TEA SET tray, tea pot. sugar and
creamer. This is a Gift of which any wo- Q- Q PA
man will be justly proud. The set complete vittiUU
SOLID BRAjSS TEA OR COFFEE POT with alcohol
lamp attached. Something really practical QPJT Cft
as well as ornamental. The price each .... OU
Solid Brass Dinner Gongs, $1.19 to $3.95 Trays, $1.39
to $2.8. Solid Brass Finger Bowls with Tray, 89c
Fern Dishes, $1.50 to $3.50 Crumb and Brush Trays,
$1.23 to $2:19 Card Trays, $1.39 Jf rTQ
Vases, 69c to pJLf
BRASS BOUND DESK PADS Brass Letter Rack Ink
Well, Letter Scale Pen Tray Blotter Memo Pad
Paper Knife Letter Clip and Stamp Box. These can
be purchased, any piece separate or the d A ryp
set complete at $14.60 to f O
SOLID BRASS LIBRARY SET Scissors, paper knife,
and holder A pleasing gift to man or flQ ?Q
woman Set complete 7 JpO0
Solid Brass Candlesticks, 89c to $2.19 Cigar Stands,
$1.75 to $3.25 Cigar and Tobacco Jars, $1.48 to $2.48
Match ind Ash Holders, 45c to $1.50 Ash Trays, 15c to
$1.50 Brass Jardineres, 98c to $3.48 Cuspldores, 89c
each Brass Umbrella Holders, $3.48 Solid Brass
Smoking Sets, cigar holder, ash tray and
match holder, $1.23 to
If your friends are worthy a gift at all, then are
they not entitled to a selection of that gift while
the choice is at its best.
Delay means disappointment Early
buying brings complete 'satisfaction
to all, so do your best to be one of
the early Christmas shoppers.
JEWEL BOXES in dainty gold and silver finish a
very excellent line to choose (JQ QQ
from at 25c to PO0
HAND MIRRORS Specially designed for shaving a
welcome gift to most men
COMBINATION SHAVING SETS handsome adjustible
mirror, mug and brush a nice J A JQ
line from $1.98 to p4sOl
ADJUSTIBLE SHAVING MIRRORS instantly adjusted
to any height Prices range Cid (J A
from $2.00 to ipO.OU
FANCY MIRRORS With metallic frames and flr PA
stands ranging from $1.98 to
Second Floor Near Elevator.
, A Waist, Gown or Apron
Is Always a Welcome Gift.
FINE QUALITY NAINSOOK GOWNS slip-over styles,
lace and embroidery trimmed each neatly packed in
a dainty Christmas box the rf-f aa
price, each tpXaUU
COMPLETE LINE OF CHRISTMAS APRONS one
line offering Bretelle and dainty Round OK
Aprons at, each mDC
WHITE LAWN APRONS princess effects and the
small fancy Aprons, lace and embroiderey CQ
trimmed 50c and 0C
SHEER LAWN APRONS In the fancy small styles,
lace, iasertion and ribbon trimmed also Bretelle
Aprons in princess and circular styles, QQ
embroidery trimmed 79c and 0C
FANCY LAWN APRONS email styles, lace, Insertion
and embroidery trimmed excellent assort- (J- QQ
ment to select from $1.19 to pXt0
DAINTY LAWN WAISTS fancy embroidery fronta
tailored collar and cuffs each is In a dainty Christmas
box and the prices range from &0 iO
$1 98 to iW.-lO
And Don't Forget
Bring the children right to Santa
-Ciaus Headquarters in the Big
New Putnam Building at the cor
ner Second and Main Streets.
Linens; Snowy White ;
Linens are always acceptable to the .
Housewife. v j-j
LUNCHEON SET 8 consisting of one cloth and 1
hi doien Napkins to match offerl hg a good aa- ta
aortment of patterns to select from , We show a
36-inch set at $3.50 a 45-inch set at A A Q
$3.98 and a 64-inch set at $4.25 anc .. tjr-0 j
SATIN DAMASK PATTERN CLOTHS with nap
kins to match in a pleasing variety of floral and
striped designs sties 8x8, 8x10 and J- y ff
8x12. Prices range from $6.98 to , . ?
GERMAN IMPORT TABLE LINEN' one of the
very newest fabrics offering cholos of tan and
white. 72 Inches wide and an ununual value at
$1.25 yard. One docen 22-lnch ti0 AQ
napkins to match ..x. POfrO
FANCY HUCK AND DAMASK TOWIXS acom-
Dlete line offering plaan hemstitched and em'
broidered edge floral or tstrlped designs
at prices ranging from 25c each to-
Ground Floor Center Rear. s
MADAM; Give Your Son a Shirt
GENUINE SCOTCH FLANNEL SHIRTS xtra fine
reave gray, tan and a new shade of green collar
attached, all sizes. This is the very newest thing
out--each Is in a pretty Christmaa box (Tq frv
and' the price is only POuU
Monarch Pleated Shirts-r-all sizes, $1.00
PRESIDENT SUSPENDERS excellent assortment
of coloA in men's and boys' siaes each pair packed
in a neat individual Christmas p""
box choice each at ... tJJls
Wilson Bros. Shirts $1 and $1.50
MEN'8 HANDKERCHIEFS a good line of Linens
at 25c and 50c each. Cheney Silk Kfl
Handkerchiefs each at OUC
four-in-hands z&c, ouc ana asc. string Ties,
25c and 39c. Bat Wings 50c each.
Tecks, each 25c to .
Main Entrance Left. .
Suggestions in leathers
DOES "SHE" NEED A HAND BAG We show a
very complete line, dependable quality, low priced.
Leather Hand Bags from 98c to $8.50. Tapestry
Hand Bags, $1.00 to $6.98. Velvet Hand Bags, $1.00
to $8.60. Children's Purses, 25c to 98c IZ(n
Dainty Needle Cases, 25c to OUC
MEN'S LEATHER BILL BOOKS AND PURSES
a good line to select from every desirable
style prices from 60c to ....
LADIES' FANCY GARTERS very popular as gifts
good line to select from In pink, blue,
lavender and white, 25c to
PLAYING CARD CASES a genuine leather
with a complete deck of gilt edge P0
playing cards for only OUC
A LEATHER BELT Is always a welcome Gift. We
show a nice line all the popular shades Kf
at prices ranging from 25c to OUC
Ground Floor Near Entrance. .
FOR HER TO GIVE TO HIM
Little Things He Needs Daily
MEN'8 CUFF LINKS good assortment of new pat
terns, 50c to $1.50. Scarf Pins showing the very
latest suggestions at 2&o to $3.60. Pin and Links to
Match, very popular, 98c to $2.50. Pins and Clip to
Match, 69o and 98c. Tie Clips r
from 10c to tJJl.OU
MEN'S MOTOR WRAPS the newest thing out In
gray, white and black silk. Very
neat, handsome and comfortable, .
MEN'S SILK LINED SUEDE QLOVE8 In tan and
gray also nnllned and silk lined. Cape Gloves
choice at $1.25 and $1.50 a pair. Heavy Driving
Gloves cape and suede, fleeced lined at '7P?s
$1.00 per pair.. Knit Oloves at 50C and I OC
MEN'S 8ILK HOSE a pleasing assortment offering
every desirable color and shade Kft
full Una sizes OUC
"Boston" Silk Garters, 50c.
Why Not a Piece of Cut Glass
Cut Glass is always a welcome gift some
thing not for a day but for a lifetime, and
that grows dearer and more appreciated
as time passes.
Our Display of Cut Glass offers a varied and pleasing
selection and Includes Cut Glass Vases at $1.48 to $12.95.
Cut Glass Spoon Trays, 98c to $3.98 Cut Glass May
onnaise Bowls at $1.23 each Cut Glass Celery Trays,
98c to $3.98 Cut Glass Tankards and Jugs, $1.69 to
$2.48 Cut Glass Fruit Bowls, $2.00 to $7.50 Cut Glass
Tumblers, 39c to 98o Cut Glass 8ugara and Creamers,
$1.48 to $3.98 Cut Glass Water Pitchers, $2.48 to $3.50
Cut Glass Pick Holders at 39c each Cut Glass Oil
Bottles, $1.69 to $5.46 Cut Glass Mirror JQ QQ
Stands, $1.19 to OO.JO
Second Floor Near Elevator.
WHS. FARRAR JOINS HER
HUSBAND ON CONTINENT
London. Dec. 5. Reports that Rich
trd Hard'.-; Divis is looking for his
sister. uo Is the uife cf Rev. Fred
erick Farrar, whose appointment as
domestic chaplain to King George and
jQueen Mother Alexandra were recent
ly canceled, are untrue, iin. Farrar
left England yeterday to join her hus
band on the continent, believing this
to be her duty. In spite of the urgent
appeals of her brother and her friends.
"There is no possible reason," said
Richard Harding Davis, "why my sister
should avoid me or any one else. Ever
since my arrival In London, except
when ah has been at Sandringham.
she has been at the hotel with me.
Wo have been constantly together.
My hope was that my sister would ac
company me to America and in the fu
ture make her home with me, She be
lieves it, however, to be Iter duty to
remain with her husband. In time I
think she will see that her duty lies
in another direction. J have not aeo
her husband nor communicated with
him in any way, and I never shall."
Txploeion Fatal to Woman.
Mattoon, Dec 5. Mrs. J. M. Hen
ton died yesterday, the third victim
of an acetylena as tank explosion
which destroyed the Henton residence
Thanksgiving day. Henton is tem
porarily insane. Physicians say it is
doubtful whether be will recover his
Ministers Will Organize.
Peoria. Dec. 6. Fiftr Illinois min
isters met in Peoria today to organii
the Federated Council of the Church
of Christ of Illinois. It will be
branch of the organization known f
the Federated Council of the Cborciu
of Christ of America.
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