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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY. DECEMBER 10, 1912.
SANTA GLAUS IS
Former Resident of City, Now:
Living in Canada Forwards i
His Contribution. i
HELPERS' CIRCLE AIDS
C'.'ier Goodfellowt Awakening to Duty
and Privilege Which Confronts
Santa, Caus recettred substantial as
sistance by ffna.ll this morning and the
fund tiHne; raised by Th Argus for the
purpose of making Christmas real to
the poor children of the city climbed
many dollar as a result. Among the
donations that came were checks for
tl" and 13, the first from the Helpers
Circle of the King's Daughters and
h second from Jacob P. Kruse, in
far off Canada. Following are the
letters which accompanied the
"Th Arpus Santa Claus: The Help
er' Circle of the King s Daughters at
their meeting on Saturday voted to
give $15 to your Christmas fund for
ptx.r children. Please find check for
that amount enclosed.
MARGARET L. WHITE.
'The Argus Santa Ciaus: I am en-
tinning $r. that you may use for buy
ing Christmas presents for five poor
children. I notice that you desire to
furnish tb names and addresses of
the children so that Hie presents may
he M-nf. In order to save the duty I
will send the money and I am sure
Miss Stella Gibson will be glad to do
my chopping for me if she is still with
Tin- Argus. I think The Argus is do
ing a great work and I hope that the
niliscrihiTB of your paper will respond
l.li-rally to such a good cause.
Very sincerely yours.
JACOB I'. KIll'SE,
:-;if katchewan, Canada."
siin- pim-: m'Ihii.
H0M1 of these letters and donations ;
evidei.ee the real Christinas spirit j
th- Kind that He in whose memory the i
iiay is ntiserwd, would have practiced.'
"It is Letter to give than to receive."
Th" youiiir ladies making up the'
Kmi;'s Itaug'it.ers circle, doubtless!
Iiae a Uo.eri other places where they)
inifht put $1.1 but they I It that Hi y '
should help the poor children enjoy!
Christmas and It Is doubtful if one of j
'l.ei-i will fail to get the full value of
'he money many times oxer in the
jox which x ill come xxiUi tht know-1
I' '" 'bat smew here in liie city1
; boiii 1.1 hitle on.-s ari" happy be-
iu.se of U,. Kjft. yr Kruse was for-1
inerly a resident, of Kock Island and
in doubtless familiar with the needs
of the poor. Though hundreds of
li lies axxay. he U going to enjoy being
Ik re In the spirit with Santa Claus.
' IH.1I.(IX AVAht:XIX(i.
Every mail that comes to the office
f The Argus Santa Claus brliiK evi
dence that the goodfellows of Rock Is
land are uwuketilng to the dutv which
i nfronts them and are coming to the.
front In fine style. This city has!
scores of people whose Christmas 1
wuld be sooiled if thev knew thpvi
had wilfully passinl up an opportunity I
to aid in making the poor children of
the i .'immunity happy on the day of j
uixs linstmas. what jov would t
the averae person get out of a plenty
lii his own htvne and knowledge of
ii;:mtv all about him? Of course ig
norance is bliss nnd if people did not
Know that there are some f. children
In Kxk Island to whom Santa Claus
is tin actual myt.h. they could enjoy
know that there are some 600 children
for others. However, there is no ex
cuse for surh Ignorance. The poor
children exist aud their little souls
xcHrn for and deserve the happiness
that ought to be theirs on Christmas
:.iy and inasmuch as Santa Claus can
not take care of them. It is up to the
eoo'lfellows to do it.
TWO M17IHOO AVAIl.tRIR.
The Argus offers two ways where
: th goodfellows may discharge his
old.k-a'lon. He may send a cash do
nation which will be applied to t.he
fund for the purchase of toys and j
:!her Chr'.stma presents to be dislxib-!
c'.ed among the youngsters, or he may I
'-t as a real Santa Claus himself to'
i' number of children whose names. '
m 9 and addresses will be furnished '
Letters to Santa Claus
Iv.ir Santa Clans: Please, at Christ-1
bring ire a do!!;e and a buggy for
r.y doliie ai:d a story took and a set
ji d.s'.;fh and some nut? jnd candy and ;
i W.in.V j
"oicd l.ye dear Santa C'aus and pleas 1
M' Li i:-.e a I.at and coat for my doll.
VKI.MA V. RICE.
South Rock Island.
S.;uta Cla.is: Please remember my
A'-y ciiiKlrt':i Christmas by sending
ht ui so:r.e oys a"d 'hir.gs as we can
i"t mt them anything. Tlicy will be.
thMiiKf.il for sunit-tblnc. I will ap
"'c'.ito it very mm ii. Or.e girl. C; one
1 1. 12. i':'.e b'X. .", a;:d one boy S. ,
A MOTHER, i
Entire Fourth Floor 5400 Feet Floor
Space Devoted Entirely to
Something is Going on Every Minute
toe gtare ftae Qirlgtema
ilsCO OPERATIVE STORE CO. JL 1L ROCK ISLAND,
You'll Marvel that Such a World of Christmas
Gifts could be Displayed under one Roof
Santa Claus Appears Daily at 4:30 P. M. Store Open Each Evening Until 6:00 P. M.
GOODS CAN BE LAID AWAY UNTIL CHRISTMAS WITH A SMAT.T, DEP03IT
Gifts In Leaffltoer
Fine embossed leather collar
and cuff bags, lined in different
colors; $2.75. 2.25.
$1.50, $1.25, 98c .
Leather card cases and bill
books combined, two and three
specially priced at . .
Sheet music bags and rol s In
various leathers, good values at
these prices $5.00, $3.98, 82.98,
Real goat seal leather
bags. molre lined
extra coin purse .
Warranted genuine seal hand bags, fitted with coin purse and mirror.
li.V'g of silk moire. German silver frame,
especially priced at
afTiiMel moo Tnnnc
v-tu lauuaa ticca
ir you warn a smaii iree Tor ine cnnaren, V- S
or to aecoriii ai a dinner, you u nna tnese CV.7 "4
juat the riQht size. Order yours soon. The .i; JK
number is limited. pff
m III Kidra7 l-tfir aTJ-so.
VUI XJ1U3 M.KJA. VJ 18.1:3
Diiemeni w f'f
CUT GLAS3 WATER SET of 7 pieces In
cluding one o-pini jug ana six water mm- ClH'!
values, tomorrow for vJ0 J
CUT GLASS SUGAR AND CREAMER Chrysanthemum cutting,
extra large size, cut handles, &(y QfT
$3.95 valuer, set tjJU
CUT GLASS JELLY OR RELISH DISHES with handle, elabor
ately cut. 6-inch sire, $2.25 (J- r?JT
values for $XD
CUT GLASS FERN DISH 8-inch size, footed with Jrr ff
pretty silver plated lining, $S..r.O values for ij) I UU
CUT GLASS CELERY TRAY Carnation design, dQ QQ
$4.00 values for i?Jt0
Kid Gloves Arc Appropriate
A glove bond Is an Ideal Holi
day Gift. It enaoles the recip
ient to choose the size and color
gloves desired at the time they
These women's e:Dov length kid
gloves are an excellent quality.
They are black and white and
will stand any amount of clean
ing, regularly priced QQ
at $3.50, Wednesday. P4.0
COLD WEATHER GLOVES
for women, boys and children,
golf gloves and wool knit mit
tens, priced qr
at 39c and DC
Women's one-clasp street length
gloves. Real kid and lamb. In
white, black, grey and tan.
heavy embroidery stitching. One
quality glove, overseam, pique
seams, pair ....
Children's bear skin mittens,
warmly lined, red. white, grey.
tan and brown, put up
In Holly box, per pair
yj. "s? Women's Fancy Sweater Coats In
5f J double breasted styles. They're made
V K ., Kink n... ,l n n f K . V.
white and colors. Regular $3.00
' .'.'.'.'.sweater, coats. Q- QQ
'I-Ay-J? '''. Wednesday at only V-L0
'"AI1 wool Norfolk and Rough Neck
'. ''. twr;:;; ;I22n ''.sweater coats in pretty shades of
Ji JL -... .. a.
'white, oxford, tan and cardinal,
: ?j':::::::.;.';Jrj dozen Men's Hi
i;' i!-V ( oats, made from
igh Grade Sweater
m the finest quality
Zephyr Worsted yarn, color white
jv.W: '.')ri- only, specially (tQ QQ
3::ih lii'i-iiir'priced at $U0
$5.00 Silk and Safin Kimonos
Women's Silk and Sai:n Kimonas, in
empire or kimoua style In handsome
floral patterns. Come in light or
dark colors, $5.00 QT
values . pO7ti
CREPE KIMONAS in beautiful fig
ured designs. Empire style, sailor col
lars piped in satin, silk p- QQ
cord and tassel, price ... J)X07
FINE LINGERIE NIGHT DRESSES.
lace trimmed, slip-over, empire ami
high neck styles. Ideal J QQ
gifts, 55.00 values, for ... tPiiUU
WHITE PETTICOATS with Nainsook
top, tr.mmed with val. lace insertion,
and band of Swiss embroidery insert
ing. Flun with dainty Q(r
silk ribbon. Special at .. vX.ifO
Gilts at S3.95
NAINSOOK CORSET COVERS, trim
med with val. lace and insertion, em
broidery, etc. Very elab- fIQ
orate and pretty, each OIl
SILK MULL DRE8SING SACQUES
In dainty colors, shirred and trimmed
with silk ribbon. In
holiday boxes, for .
WOMEN'S EIDERDOWN AND BEA
CON BLANKET BATH or lounging
robes in delicate and pretty shades.
emDire effects trimmed with satin
ribbons and cord, priced
at $8.50, $5.00 and
Gift Waists in silk chiffons, nets and
messalines, new moders with Robes
pierre collars and long or three-quarter
length sleeve, priced J (Tft
from $3.95, $5.00, to 4U.JU
Women's Neckwear In
large assortment of lace
and Robespierre collars
silk quality, black and
colors. Dutch collars with
net Jabot, chemisettes in
shadow nets. 60c
MACRAME DRESS COL
LARS White and ecru.
Robespierre collars, black
and colors. Many love
ly patterns to select from,
$1 values, each
McCALL'S MAGAZINE A year's sub
scription and a pattern free
A Woman's Delight
72-inch Table Damask, double satin
finish, heavy quality In assorted pat
terns, our regular $l.f,0 Q- 1 Q
quality, special r: . 0-I---I
22-lnch napkins, satin finish, good as
sortment of patterns, QO QQ
$4.00 quality, special 5'0
All linen towels, hemstitched and
scalloped hurk and damask, put up
in Holiday boxes, special 19c, 25c, 35c,
50c. 75c, $1.00, Q-l QQ
$1.25, $1.50 Ol.iO
Pattern cloths, sire 72x72. Irish man
ufacture, fine quality, assorted pat
terns, worth $3.r.O, (J0 Q
Lunch cloths, hemstitched and scal
loped, satin finish, damask, good as
sortment of patterns, special. 85c, $1,
72-inch all linen Battenburg pieces,
round and square, regu- QQ
lar $7.9S and $10.00 0J JO
Handsome all wool plaid blankets,
extra large size, worth (J J QQ
$6.50. special 0'.0
Comforters, full bed size, 72xS0. all
colors, worth $3.f,0 to (Trt rjr
13.98, at $2.60 to O
F"ull bleached heavy quality, satin dou
ble damask Irish table linen, 72 in.
wide, beau'iful floral and convention
al designs, generally $1.75, Q-J Off
Wednesday at gliOD
wing to the warm weather in Sept., Oct. and Nov. our stock is much heavier than
e wish for this time f the vear and we are selling out our entire stock at Cut Prices.
DISCOUNTED FROM 20 TO 33.
$55.00 Genuine Beaver Sets for S39.50 II $35.00 Russian Pony Coats for
$20.00 Iceland Fox Sets for $12. 50 l $65.00 Genuine Russian Fox sets for
$75.00 Natural Pony Coats for $65.00
Discount on Minks
Discount on Jap. Minks r
Discount on Blacx Fox )
Blue, Black and Brown Goat Wolf
Suits and Coats
Prices on all Winter Coats for women have been reduced. It's Our Annual Decern-
ber uieanng saie 01 winter wearaDies. i .m
y2 1 Choke ofi any suit half price 1 12
25 Reduction on Coats !,cs0PrITeBs!,es,
In Holiday Boxes
for Christmas Gifts
Women's Swiss and Shamrock em
broidered handkerchiefs with scal
loped edges Some hemstitched, some
embroidered and some with one cor
ner embroidered; also all linen 25o
and 35c values at - Q
6 for $1, each XOC
Women's all linen Initial handker
chiefs. Dainty script letter, surround
ed with floral design, 6 d-
packed in pretty box JADU
WOMEN'S HAND EMBROIDERED
HANDKERCHIEFS Scalloped edges,
embroidered, hemstitched, and all lin
en lace trimmed, splendid FA
assortment at fclVV
CHILDREN'S ALL LINEN HAND
KERCHIEFS Three packed in pretty
Picture , 9
Useful Christmas gifts will be found
In these Brussels and Irish Point lace
curtains. A large assortment of choice
patterns, bearing price marks ?:n
$5.00 to $28.00, Wednesday 1-4 OFF.
4!7' Jf l'A-'f-K Plain wClt
V-" f.'li!-'! 3 f Vests
;c fHfM at
IT f ! m ! I.V
Women's fine llal fancy
yoke vests in white only,
two in fancy
hc'- box for
Heavy Italian silk Tests,
priced from $3.25 up, 20
Women's iibie mercerized and all silk union suits in
white only, low neck and knee length, Q-l QQ
In fancy holly box for vltOt
"Onyx" silk hosiery, in Ct OCT
holly box. up from fLt&tJ
Gills for Men From the
Men's silk or knitted ties. 4-in-hands, OPJf
60c values t)L
Men's 50c and 75c silk 4-ln-hand ties, QPI
boxed. 3 for $1, each ODC
Suspenders, in single boxes, OP
50c or t)L
Silk hose and tie to match, ) 00
MEN'S BATH ROBES, $3.75, QQ
Fry pans, 8-in. size
Rice boilers, 2-quart,
Coffee Pots. 2 quart 81.85
Tea kettles 83.50
In our housefurnlshlng section we also include a
large line of the Wagner and Babst brands at
To use a Savoy Roaster means to have better
tasting meats, more tender, more Juicy, with less
trouble to roast. The Savoy basts and browns the
meat automatically. Buy one tomor
row. All sizes. Up from
The Nemo "1913 Special" corsets
for the Christmas suio have again
scored a distinct triumph, for wom
en everywhere know that Euch cor
sets at a price a great deal lower
than such Nemo corsets can ordi
narily be sold for. are valueB of the
most unusual sort. The Nemo
"1913 Special" is a fine new model
made especially for the Christmas sale. NO I a
"Self-Reducing," but suitable for average and full
figures. The bust la n.culum. the bkirt long and
flexible fine white coutil, trij.ie strip re-enforce
ment, L-astikopB hobe supporters.
Sizes 19 to 30. Special
i.ar Ki.ta Clan: I want a toy's
ana a doll bid. a doll hammock ,ic
:i.'l a M..t biH"k. 'a
:ar S:u:'u ; I wan some sleigh i
jv.-t. j .l, a tif, some laLdy, books,
wheel barrow, a bicycle, a boat, a j bucy and a big doll and a piano,
t'e train, a drum like Maine's. I am ) Good-bye Santa,
real good boy so please bring eery-i REGINA RICE,
ing. i South Rock Island.
IKar Santa: Please send me a doli
Dax Saiita: Please brii me a doll 5 inches high and a nice b;g bi'ggy
for my doll, and a set of those little !
glass cups and a pitcher, and send a i
hat Tiud coat for my doH and a Ii tie ;
table. TLanking you for your kindness. ,
MARGUERITE RICE. :
Mrs. Reeves has been sick,
Mrs. Abbie R-phens and children
iuth Rock Island, tock their departure Thursday for Bet- ; Mrs. Will Toraiin.
ttndorf, where they will refcid
I Henry r.aker '.' as in Muscatine Fri- ' tetti r.
i Mrs. Lizzie Thomas has retr.rned ; Bhe m he furious, denr. when von
from a visit with her daughter in Iowa, told him tb:it we had lKen secretly
, miirrie.iv II Not renlly furious, onlj
;and is staying with another daugh'er.