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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS Thursday, November n, 1912.
SPECIAL VALUES IN FEMININE APPAREL
There has never been a season of such varied beauty and
distinctive style in the sphere of women's apparel, and
now as Thanksgiving is approaching, M. & K. are offering
to their patrons great values in these various beautiful and
distinctive styles in the world of dress fashions.
Some of the following offerings tend to show the variety
of great values to be had here.
$35 and $29.50 Suit Values at
For those ladies and misses who are now in need of good warm suits or who have wait
ed until the cooler weather arrived, M. & K. are showing suits valued at $29.50 and $35,
which they have now marked for rapid clearance at $25. It will pay you to investigate the
high standard of merchandise represented in this one lot at $25.00.
Suits of rare value and elegance in imported and domestic fabrics in the popular two
tone effects, wide wales, diagonals, worsteds, mixtures and serges in black, blue, brown and
taupe, and combinations of the two-tone effects from $19.95 to $70.00, with many values
FURS and FUR COATS
Of Dependable Quality
Buying furs is a considerable investment and in some stores more or less of a specula
tion. They belong to that small number of things in which value and perfection count above
all else. When one considers this and also the fact that only an expert fur buyer is compe
tent to judge furs, the questiou of fur buying is simply deciding on a place with a reputation
for integrity. M. & K.'s reputation is unquestioned.
Lynx, mink, wolf, poney, coney, seal, marmot, opossum, fox of several varieties, squirrel
and many other furs make up a beautiful collection of sets, collars, muffs and coats from
very cheap ones to as high as $200 per set.
We are specializing in children's sets for the little girl from two years eight years old.
Plain white, imitation ermine, per set $2.50
Natural coney, per set $2.50
Black and white coney, per set $1.95
White angora, per set $3.50
Natural opossum and river mink, per set. . . $2.95 to $18.00
Odd neck pieces and muffs for the misses and ladies in a profusion of styles are to be had
in a variety of furs from $2.95, $4.95, $7.95, $10.50 to $80.00.
Imported Russian Natural Poney Coats in preferred skins are offered for $125.00.
A real $35 value, sold last season for $35 is the genuine Saltz Sealette coats, with hand
some silk frogs and links, and a warm roll collar, M. & K. have priced at $25.00.
Another Saltz coat made to cell for $25, Is to be had for $20.00.
Evening Wraps and Gowns
Have today reached a place cf prominent in fashions not to be treated
lightly. Choosing them is a matter for much personal consideration and they
are not purchased with indifference. Milady's corcern is justified, for picking
from the selecticn M. & K. have for her is no eapy matter. Wraps of import
ed mole plush, taupe and black broadcloth, imported corduroy and black sat
in at $39.50, $50.00, $58.00, $60.00, $75.00 up to $150.00.
Evening gowns in a very complete assortment of Crepe de Chine, plain
Crepe over silk, Brocaded Charmeuse, Metallic Chiff'.n and velvet effects from
simple to the mcst elaborate trimmed with crystal effects, rhinestone sets to
cut beads. We invite inspection of this most wonderful display.
Surprising "Waist Values
A tii, ariety vl voile and lingerie waists, handsomely embroidered,
re ottered lor jour choice at $3.60, $4 95, 15.95 to $18.00.
Some very beautiful ones In all chiffon and chiffon over silk are to be
hud in various seasonable and popular shades at prices ranging from
$75 to $:5.00.
A few models In early spring effects made up In lace and chiffon com
binations, handsomely trimmed and having new sleeve effects are on dis
play priced at $11.50 and $12.50.
A special line of crepe and lingerie waists, very prettily embroidered,
regular $1.50 value, are to be had in all sizes up to 46 at 98c.
Natty Knitted Goods
of quality. Just what one wants for the cold weather. Just at hand, are of
fered for sale at the M. & K. in great profusion and variety.
TOQUES M. K- Just received a new shipment of beautiful
toques in several different weaves and at least three different styles, some
made up to roll down over the ears, some with the apparent roll caught
up by a rosette of contrasting color, while still others are shaped more
like the summer tennis hats. All are woven of handsome Australian yarn,
la red. white, pray, blue and brown, and in combinations of these colors.
Ibe latest styles. Priced specially at M. & K, 69c, 98c and $1.50.
SWEATERS The assortment of sweaters to be seen in the M & K
ladies department will be quite a pleasant surprise for those who are look
ing for this warm body covering and who have not called here. Hand
some sweaters of Australian yarn In medium and heavy weight weaves,
in Norfolk and other gTeatly desired styles,, made with the popular "Ruff
Neck" collars, which make for protection of the neck and throat, in cardi
nal gray, blue and white, at M K Tor $2.95. $4.96. $6.95, $7.95, $8.95.
Another plain sweater in all desirable shades priced at 13.95.
For Man,Woman & Child
"Rock Island,! ll
For misses and children at bargain prices. Good looking ard well made, you'll find them
garments not only for looks, but also for wear. Styles that are distinctive, yet in very good
taste; and the utmost in value.
Fashionable and reliable quality fabrics and models for the misses and women such as.
Cheviot, Boucle, Mixtures and Chinchillas, priced at $9.95 to
$50.00, with plenty of values at $12.50, $14.95, $18.00,
$22.50, $25.00 and $29.50. Some are plain tailored, some
are fancy and some are beautifully trimmed.
A new shipment of handsome all wool chinchillas, in blue and tan and made up in one of
the season's prettiest models, which is entirely new, and is a $2950 value, has just been re
ceived and have been placed on sale for $25.00.
For the children, a large number of coats of cheviot and the much desired chinchillas in
combinations of gray and red ai.d gray and blue are to be had for $4.95, $5.95 $6.75 to
Dresses iot Discriminating Women
Are to be had at this House of Fashion in a wide variety of elegant,
distinctive models and in all the popular and seasonable shades. In serges,
they are to be had as low as $9.95 and as high as $25.00, with $12.50,
$18.00 and $22.50 values also to be had.
In Messalines, Crepe de Chine, Charmeuse, Aeolians and Taffetas, the lat
est designs, including the popular accordion effects are offered at astounding
prices ranging fiom $14.95 to $60. CO.
Conventional and afternoon effects are both to be found in this pleasing
array. Some have straight standing collars in their various degrees, while
others are seen with the season's popular Robespierre collars, with their var
Popular, Effective Neckwear
Styles of neckwear-that are the outgrowth of the early Robespierre idea
continue In enormous demand. Flat erects, high effects, rolling effects,
more or lesB related to the early Idea are good sellers.
M. & K. have a wonderful array of these different effects in the Robes
pierre collars, Bome with sort of Parisian touches of lace. These collars
range in value from $1.25 and $1.50 to $2.50.
Some hand embroidered net yokes are also offered at $1.75.
The best assortment of collars and yokes in the tri-cities.
Sundry Small Additions
are to be had in various other corners of this nonpareil ladies'
department. Some that are badly needed, while others that
please the ladies' vanity. Amorg them are
VESTS which are very popular with the ladies, who desire some
thing warm under their coats, but do no, want anything so heavy as the
sweaters. M & K have these much desired articles made up in double
breasted sleeveless fashion, knitted, in grey and white only at $1.50.
A ratine coat vest with the popular fancy crystal buttons, which are de
tachable and easily adjustable to any suit coat, to be haiT in white only
SKIRTS A D'S lot of imported Cordelincrs is on haiid in all of the
popular shades of gray, blue, brown, and black is priced at $7.95 to $12.50.
A wide variety of styles In cheviots, plain tailored worsteds and serges,
in all sizes, are to be had at $3.95 to $3.95.
Especial attention is called to a liberal assortment of good heavy serge
skirts, all of the latest models. In blue, Hack and brown, at $3.95.
HANDBAGS Among the late arrivals, and also among the most pop
ular ,1s a novelty shipment of handbagt- Thebe come in all shapes and
many shades as colors. To see this assortment one would think that this
was an exclusive leather store. Priced at $1.50, $2.50, $3.50, $3.95, $4.50 up