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F. W. Woolworth Co.. Successors to F. W. Woolworth L Co.. F. M. Kirby
Co.. C. S. Woolworth. S. H. Knox Z Co., E. P.Charleton r Co., W. H. Moore
Will Hold Special Sale for One Entire Veek
June 24 to 29, in each of ttieir 617 stores
No Article Sold for More than 10c
Watch our windows and counters for the special bargains,
ed at 5 and 10 cents will be on sale daily.
Merchandise never before offer-
33Js YEARS OF SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS
During this period we have grown from one little store in Utica, N. Y., until the present date
we now. have 617 stores located in nearly every state in the union, every province of Canada
and the largest cities of England. To show you our appreciation of your patronage we are
holding this sale and offering these special bargains.
Laft to rtcMi Mlaa &ptman. Mra. MoefcfUf-, Jotin O.
There u no blar of trump U. do bottler of torn toma by tn excited populao wbes the richest
man tn the world returned to hie bom city. Cleveland, the other day to epend the summer. In (act there
wre vry fw at the .teflon tc greet Mr. John D. Rockefeller when he stepped lirhtly off the train. He
ita accompanied by Mi wife aod by her sister. Mlam Lucy Spelmsji; aJeo by 44 hues trunks containing the
f ami It's iMTKnnal f?irB
lir. IlocketcLer ' tearing hi seventy-third birthday, bat he Is still hearty aod hale. .
EVELYN THAW IN
A COURT PROTEST
Wife of Stanford White's Slay,
er Complains Against Re
telling Ugly Story.
SAYS EVERYONE KNOWS
witness go over details about her early j seemed to ask any questions which
me iu a uuie .ew jcret village,! couia cause maw a.uy yain, t-
then in Philadelphia and finally in 1 cept the unavoidable sorrow of recol-!
New York, where she began to pose ( lecting her happy childhood before;
for artists, and then went on the ; Ler father died. Counsel naturally !
stage. He led her through the first proposed to do some grilling, but I j
stages of her acquaintance with Stan-I have persuaded them that she has I
ford White, of her visits to his studio; had the hardest lot of anyone
with the swing hung from the ceil
ing and to his quarters in the Madi
son Square Garden tower.
Thaw hung Intently on the girl's
testimony. He appeared to be biting
She told of her vhMt to Whites
to the First Sale and Stay All Day
Remember the date and place of sale. eJune 24 to 29.
or you might miss the very item you most want. No merchan
dise reserved; no orders taken in advance.
RTH CO. 5
AND 10c STORE
1712 Second Avenue, Rock Island, 111.
nual supply measures, passed the
house Friday, carrying $109,577,414
This is $33,000,000 under the estimates
and the bill last year.
lri'riMiicl Ifufctianri f!itf Nails
She Arouws Him of Hiding
IWliLnd Her Skirt.
White Plains, N. Y.. June 22.
Evelyn Nesbit Thaw protested bitter
ly fferday at the hearing in the
i hhe of her husband, Harry K. Thaw,
UK.i;nt havlt.Kfl to ro all over
t'ic details of !i-r reldti'iRg with Stan
ford Whirr egnln
"'Kight hert; and now," she cried,
wL-n pr.aed by counsel for Thaw,
who m trying to obtain his release
from MiittfMan. "I want to know
whether I have to go all through this
tiiirg again. It's bad enough that
Thaw hid behind n.y skirts in his
two dirty trials. You don't need to
go into details and you know It, and
you rwn't get rue to annwer."
!: I li s or l it- r. hk:hi'.hf.i.
In beginning the crows-examination
Clarence Shearn, attorney, had the
Washington. The ninth annual
meeting of the American Breeders' as
sociation will he held in Columbia, S.
C, January 24-26 next.
Troy. N. T. While Dolly Dominlck
Roil, 11 years old, of Watersvliet, Al-
aparttnent, but burst out with her;bany county, was leading a cow, the
indignant protest when asked to animal became frightened by the
answer further intimate questions. headlight of an electric car and dragg
makk BITTKK pkotest. e(j the child to death beneath the
Tears filled her eyes after her out- car wheels,
butst and she spoke in a shaky
volce- Hempstead. X. Y. Henry Turner, an
"You know all about this and so ; over-zealous aviation pupil, was seri-
does every one else," she cried. lously injured Friday by a 25 foot fall
Mrs. Thaw was still on the btand in hin,,nB ln which he attemnted
when court adjourned until Monday. ' ,0 fly jn de6pite of or(lers from hia j
uuring me uiiernuon idjw ien
the courtroom for a few minutes. Mr.
he discovered it. j Madison, Wis. Soldiers ot the regu- hospital boat St. r rancois U Assizes.
"The relator should be here dur- lar arm- unaer command of coionei
ing the examination of these wit-!- Getty, arrived at Camp Randall,
nebses." he declared. "The court and Friday, from Dubuque, Iowa. They
the alienKts should have opportunity ; will resume the march to Sparta, Mon
to watch him. His actions are dif- day.
ferent from his actions three years' "
ago." Copenhagen. King Christian X. re-
thw issi K ittfmk't. reived in audience the Panama-Pacilic
Thaw apparently was displeased by F.xpobition commissioners Friday,
tl'e quest ions asVed his wife, for last!
night he gave out
"I wish to apologize
a statement say-; Washington. The sundry civil ai-
propriation bill, the largest of the an-
London. General Stewart L. Wood
ford of New York, at one time United
States minister to Spain, who was
taken seriously ill near Oxford, is
St. Pierre. Thirty-nine men of
the Portuguese fishing schooner Fi
fruera of Lisbon, which foundered on
the Grand Banks, June 17, were
brought here Thursday night on the
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Window P.nes Upon Which Henry of
Navarre Had Not Written.
Mrs. Andrew Lang, writing in Black
wood's. teUs of a Frenchman in whose
chateau was a window on which Henry
IV. had once scratched the Inscription:
"DIeu garde de mal ma rule: Ce 22 de
Septembre, 15W). Uonry." The inscrip
tion when M. Elide! Orst saw it was in
two Hues of big. clumsy letters. Two
years later, belug again in the neigh-
' borhood. be revisited the chateau,
: wiien he was astonished to find that
the inscription was now in three line.s,
; with the letters much more nearly unl
! form. After some effort he got hold of
the secret. For forty years the inscrip.
tion on the window had been the
; guide's pride and pleasure till, in one
fatal moment of inattention on his
part, an Englishman bad cut the pnne
of glass out of its seftiug and walked
away with It in bis pot-Let.
j The poor guide hurried to tell his
; master what had befallen hint. -The
i wner of the chateau assured him that
the accident was of no cctisequence
! and could soon be put right. And so it
was! A piece of glass of the same tone
as the other panes was procured and
1 fastened lightly in its place. The guide
' received orders to turn his back so as
to allow visitors to read the inscrip
tionor, if they wished, to steal it
But It was necessary for the man U
perceive in the nick of time what was
going on and only consent to shut bis
eyes on the receipt of a handsome tlo
(the amount fixed beforehand), two
thirds of which was to go to his mas
ter. A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE.
I Strenuoua Career of William Walker,
the Noted Filibuster.
, William Walker, the noted filibuster
' ind soldier of fortune, was bora in
, Nashville, Tenn., on May 8, 1824. For
j a rime he was an editor in New Or
; leans and in ISTtf went to California.
: In the summer of 1S53 he organized
; an expedition for the conquest of the
. Mixican state of Sonora. He captured
' several small towns; but, bis provisions
' and ammunition running abort, be
j crossed the border into the United
States and surrendered to the govern
: ment officials. lie was tried at San
Francisco for violating the neutrality
laws, but was acquitted.
Walker's next venture waa an Inva
sion of Nicaragua, where be was for a
j time successful and had himself pro
I claimed president. Later be waa driven
from the country. Lr.te in he
! started with a force of adventurers for
Honduras, but a shipwreck caused a
; suspension of the expedition.
In June, 1S'0, be made a second at
tempt and captured the town of Trnx
i!!o. but was compelled to Cee and scb
sequently surrendered to the captain
' of the British sloop of war Iscarus. by
whom he was banded over to the Uon-
Ing part ln the first recorded yacht
race. "I sailed this morning." say
Evelyn on Oct 1. 16G1, "with bis maj
esty ln one of his yachts, or pleasure
boats, vessels not knew among us till
the Dutch East India company pre
sented that curious piece to the king,
being very excellent sailing vessels. It
was on a wager between his other new
pleasure boat, built .frigate-like, and
one of the Duke of York's; the wager,
100; the race from Greenwich to
Gravesend and back. The king lost it
going, the wind being contrary, but
saved stakes ln returning. There were
divers noble persons and lords on
board, his majesty sometimes steering
Old Parr's Possible Age.
One of the last services Dean Stanley
did for Westminster abbey was to
cause the almost effaced inscription
over the celebrated old Parr's grave to
be recut It Is as follows: "Tho: Parr
of ye County of Saiop. Borne In AD
1483. He lived In ye reigns of Ten
Princes viz.. K. Edw. 4. K. Edw. 5. IC
Rich. 3. K. Hen. 7. K. Hen. 8. K- Edw.
6, Q. Ma.. Q. Ells.. Ka. Ja. & K.
Charles. Aged 1"2 yeares. and was
Buried nere Novemb. 13. 1035 "
The "old Countess of Desmond." who
Is Btiid to have died at the age of 140,
is mentioned by Lord Bacon. Archbish
op TJsher and Sir William Temple. The
first assures us that "she did dentige
(renew her teetht twice or thrice, cast
ing her old teeth, and others coming in
their place." London Graphic.
REAL ESTATE MEN MAKE
JUDD THEIR PRESIDENT
Louisville, June 22. Three days'
work was done in one by the Nation
al Association of Real Estate Ex
changes which closed its convention
here last night after pelecing Winni
peg as the next meeting place and
electing Edward A. Judd of Chicago
as president of the association for the
next year. The number of vice pres
idents was raised from six to ten and
the motion to make retiring presi
dents members of the executive com
mittee for live years after retirement
was called up and passed. Secre
taries of the local boards said they
recogni.e a disposition to make sec
retaries the "goats" n all occasions
and thereupon they organized the
"Sublime Order of Goats." Bruce
Douglas of .Milwaukee was elected
The Way Spaniards Smoke.
The Spaniards are the most expert
smokers ln the world. A native takes
a heavy pull at bis cigarette, inhales
the smoke, takes up n wine skin or bot
tle, pours halt a pint down bis throat,
holding the vessel a foot from his
mouth, without spilling a drop, and
then, with a slb of satisfaction, closes
bis eyes and exhales the smoke from
his nose and mouth in clouds. He will
also inliMle the smoke, converse for a
few minutes in a natural manner and
then blow out the smoke.
All the news all the time The Argue.
Best Office Building
2d Ave., 17th St.
DARKENS THE HI:
Gives Color, Lustre to Faded
?Jand Gray Hair Dandruff
' For fenerations Satre and Rnlnhnr
have been used for hair and scalp i
troubles. Almost everyone knows tho
value of such a combination for keeping '
the hair a srood even color, for curing '
oanarun, licmn scaip ana lainng hair,
and for promoting tne growth of the
hair. Years ago the only way to g-et
a Hair Tonic of this kind was to make
it in the home, which was troublesome
and not always satisfactory. Nowa
days, almost any up-to-date druggist
can Bupply his patrons with a ready-to-
jroauci, BKitiraiiy prepared in ner-
THE OLIVER TYPEWRITER COMPANY
315 Brady St., Davenport.
by court martial and on Sept. 12, lbtiQ,
was shot to death at Truzillo.
y equipped laboratories.
An ideal preparation of this sort
is Wyeth's Kajre and Sulphur Hair
Remedy, in which Saga and Sulphur
are combined with other valuable reme
dies for scalp troubles and thin, weak
hair that is losing its color or coming
out. After using this remedy for a
few days, yoa will notice the color
gradually coming back, your scalp will
feel better, the dandruff will soon be
gone, and in less than a month's time
there will be a wonderful difference Ln
Don't neelect your hair if it is ful
of dandruff, losing its color or com
ing out. Get a fifty cent bottle or
He was condemned Wyeth'a Sage and Sulphur frwn your
druggut, and see what a few days'
treatment will do for you. All drug
gists sell it, under guarantee that
the money will be refunded if the
remedy is not exactly as recresented.
First Recorded Yacht Race.
A rure imsi the Atlantic nrMfi
weald Lave seemed a wild romance to i Special agents. Harper House phar-
l i Kini? rharW IL wU-n be tofik a lead. 1 Diary, 1S)tli ot. and 2nd Ave.
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