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Suburban Week Specials , Every Dept
- THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 17, 1913.
Simplest Method of Ordering by Mail-
Read the following instructions carefully, and we will assume all risk. You need have no fear of mistakes.
"Send us your order according to the rules below and it will receive immediate and conscientious treatment.
A. How to Order.
1. Use our regular order blank. If you hare one.
If not, use any paper, writing on one Bide only.
2. Write the name In full, giving postoffice,
county and state or rural route. If married, use
your husband's-full name and always sign your
nam the same way.
3. Give full description of article, size and color.
B. How to Send Money.
1. Remit either by postoffice money order, ex
press money order, bank draft, check (not on sav
ings bank), cash In registered letter or stamps
folded in wax paper to prevent sticking).
,2. We recommend postoffice money order, be
cause if same is lost it can be easily duplicated
and you are fully protected.
8. If you live on a rural route, yon can give your
money and letter to the mail carrier. He can
buy a money order for you and enclose it In the
envelope with your letter.
C. C. 0. D. Shipments. "
1. We will send goods Cv O. D. when the order
amounts to $5.00, provided we receive a deposit
of not less than one-third of the amount.
2. Express companies are authorized to collect
balance due on C. O. D. shipments.
3. When goods are sent V. O. D., express and
return 'money charges must be paid by customers.
D. Substitutions. .
L When privilege of substitution is accorded us,
and we are compelled to. avail ourselves of it, we
will send a little better article at the same price.
2. All substitutes are sent on approval and can
be returned at our expense, if unsatisfactory, pro
vided they are in perfect condition. It Is wise to
accord us this privilege, in case we are short of
your particular size or pattern.
' E. Shipment of Goods.
1. We forward all goods by parcel post, unless
otherwise directed, that being the safest and
cheapest method. No C. O. D. order can be sent
2. Merchandise sent by mail may be registered
at an extra cost of ten cents for each package.
3. State plainly whether the goods are to be sent
by ordinary mail, registered mail, . express V or
freight B1116 will be sent separately bv mail the
day after the goods are shipped, explaining whyl
anything has been omitted or sent different from- or
utrC. , ' v
4. Goods ordered to be shipped by mail must "be
accompanied by full price of goods, postage free.
F. Return of Merchandise.
1. We will exchange goods or refund money for
any merchandise proven unsatisfactory.
G. Safe Delivery Guaranteed. '
1. Everything we ship you is guaranteed to
reach you in perfect condition. If you ever re
ceive a package in damaged condition, have your
express -or freight agent make a note of it. Send
this note to us and we will instruct you how to re-
cover the damage.
1. We will furnish any Information you require,
concerning our ' merchandise which 1b not given
in our advertisement.
2. We would advise that you correspond with us
, before returning any article.
3. Never write about an order until ample time
has been allowed for the goods to reach you. It
for 'any reason it is delayed, we will advise you
4. Write in any language that you know, as we
5. Date your letters and write your name and
the names of your postofflce, box office and rural
1. Every order is accepted by us .with the un
derstanding and agreement that if the goods we
send you are not found satisfactory in every re;
spect, you can return them, to us at our expense
and we will refund you your money. sl
Look for the "Suburban Week Special" Cards for Bargains
Dress Goods Specials
42 inch Shepherd Check
Suiting, special 5Qc.
62 inch Shepherd Check, 69c.
We,t Aisle, Main Floor
36 inch All Silk Black
Messaline, very soft finish, 98c
quality, special 69c yard.
36 inch changeable glace Petti
coat silk, very soft chiffcm finish,
green and blue, green and black,
rose and geld, fl.00 quality, spe
A full line of new Fall crepe de
chine, rich Autumn shades, old
rose, Nell rose, caramel, terra cot
ta, navy and all the dainty evening
shades, 40 inch, special $1.69 yd.
40 inch black Canton- crepe, rich
heavy wale, special $2.48.
25 inch embossed velveteens, in
navy, rich browns, black and me
tallic effects, $1.50 and $1.75 yd.
A Great Flood of Fall
Our Third Floor is brim full
of new Fall merchandise of every
description. Here the home-provider
will find a great assortment
of Comforters, Blankets, Pillows
that will Insure comfort during the
severe winter now approaching.
Many bright new patterns of
Rugs, Curtains and ' Draperies
with which to make the home
more attractive and cozy for those
long winter evenings.
Mirrors and BruBhes in
mahogany and ebony with good
grade of black rubber combs, per
Fifty Dozen 22x45 Bleach
ed Turkish Towels, hemmed ends,
25c value, sale price 19c.
50 dozen bleached huck Towels,
hemstitched floral designs, 23c
value, sale price 15c.
18x50 inch hemstitched Dresser
Scarfs,' three rows drawn work,
25c value, each 19c.
Large hemmed crochet Bed
spreads, $1.25 value, each 89c.
The Jewelry Department will
give to every person presenting
this coupon 10 per cnt off in trade
on everything except Diamonds.
New Cluny Lace Scarfs
and Centerpieces, scarfs' 20x54,
prices $3.50 up to $5.50.
Round Centers in sizes 6, 8 and
12 "inches, pure linen cluny lacd
edges, at 25c, 30c and 60c
Just received new Madeira hand
-embroidered Lunch Sets, Scarfs
and Lunch Cloths, beautiful de
signs, the scarfs run In sizes 18x36,
20x54 and 18x54, prices from $5.50
up to $20.00, The lunch cloths are
in 36, 45, 54 and 72 inches, prices
from $15.00 up to $50.00.
Special prices in Centerpieces,
stamped on ecru linen, in sizes 36
and 27 inches, values at 98c for 49c
ad 50c values for 25c. These are
To Out-of-Town Shoppers During Suburban Week
BOTH WAYS on Purchases of $20 or Over ONE WAY
on Purchases of $10 or Over.
This offer applies to points within 50 miles of Rock Island. ,
Present Your Return Ticket at Our Ticket Office.
Out of town visitors are invited to make this store their headquar
ter: and take advantage of it3 many conveniences. Here are some
- of tb m: ,
POSTOFFICE For all those who wish to mail letters, register '
packages, etc.! Located on main floor.
REST ROOM Second floor, fitted up with lounging chairs, writ
ing desks, writing materials, sick ward, telephone booths, etc. Easily
accessible by either elevators or stairway.
RESTAURANT Where you can get a good, wholesome, home-like
meal at moderate cost. Basement.
SODA FOUNTAIN Located in basement for the convenience of
those, who wish ices or have to get their lunch in a hurry. Quick
service moderate prices.
CHECK ROOM Main floor, where you can check your wraps or
packages free, that you don't want to bother with until you are ready
to go home. Welcome!
All the Store
is Ready for
Royally Ready With Wo
men's Autumn Apparel
What Is com
ing next? What
Is new? What
does Paris ay ?
Is asking ' her
self such ques
tions. Pre I Imlnary
tions and the
pro d u c 1 1 ons
promise a bril
liant season. Ai
re a d y one
thinks In terms
of velvets and
silver and gold,
els. Our present
New York con
woman Is given
the chance to
wear the new
i i il
, i, i i
Vw ; M M l Are pre
All this week.
do the best
This is the stor
first. For weeks
coming in daily
'reported from th
August are given
here. Your own
e that gets the new things
past new things have been
late fashion, developments
e Paris onenincrs late " In
expression in' new apparel
eyes only can give you a sat
nding of the. charm of these
Women's $18.75 Val. Suits
A Rare Bargain at $14.95
Brilliant as is the variety of Women's Tailormade
Suits thai this collection contains, and remarkable as
are the regular values offered, - they pale momentarily be
fore offerings such as the one of which we have the good
fortune to tell you today. This: ' '--
Sixty Tailormade Suits in all wanted materials.,- made up
by the foremost houses in the United States- such as
"Wooltex," "Drurer TJritzen," "S. Koracn.v "Lattln Bloom
field," etc., in the newest Fail creations, directly copied
and adapted from the French and English models. Through
a remarkably special purchase, account the tariff scare,
we secured these regularly $18.75 new 1913 Fall Suits at a
casn price that enables us to offer
them to you this week
Just 26 Summer Suits to $45 values, which we
will sell to 25 women this week, C7 QC
one Suit to a customer at only .each . v sO
Sale Peter Thompson's $6.75
Our New Eeady-to-Wear chief has purchased
1Q0 all wool Peter Thompsons of the best style and wear
ing qualities to be had. He secured a remarkably low cash
price on the lot which permits us to sell
them to 100 misses and young women this week '
at the special price of
Many stores ask and get $9.95 for like ones.
Wide Velour, Satin and Faille
moire Taffeta, in all the wanted
shades and designs, just the thing for
the new wide girdle and sashes, SOc
to $3.50 yard.
A complete line of plaids, Bayidere
and Roman stripe Hairbow and Sash
Ribbon, 25c and 50c yard.
5 and 7 Inch extra heavy moire Taf
feta in black and colors, 25c and 35c.
A complete assortment of
Armenian edge and Madeira hand
embroidered Handkerchiefs, dainty In
eyelet and satin stitch, ranging In
price from 25c to $1.75 each.
We have a line of shamrock and
linen embroidered Handkerchiefs,
7c to 50c each.
A large assortment of Shad
ow lace and net plaiungs so nucu
in demand tnis season tor making
medici collars. The prices, 25c, 35c,
50c and 75c yard.
New Dress Sets in Venise
Lace in white ecru and colors and
embroidered crepe, 25c to $1.98.
A line of dainty boudoir and break
fast Caps of net and lace, trimmed
with ribbon and rosebuds, 50c to $1.50
Dainty new crepe Jabots,' embroid
ered in white and colors, 35c each.
A complete line of evening'
novelties in beaded and silk embroid
ered bands, edges and all the new
slides and tassel and drop ornaments.
Rhinestones and chiffon rosebud
A line of fancy silk trimmings, all
the new colorings, used for trimming
An assortmnt of printed chiffons so
much in demand for its draping qual
ities, $1.25 to $1.98 yard.
A large assortment of chiffon
and lace Veils, all colors.
A line of Veilings in the newest
meehes, 25c to 89c yard.
Shadow Allovers, in. hlack,
white and ecru, used for making the
new waist, 35c to $2.98 yd.
Specials in Hair Goods
Wonderful values tomorrow and till end
of Suburban week. Cornet wavy braids of fine
quality, 36 Inches long, 4 ounce weight, $5 value,
22 Inch Natural Wavy Switches. These switche
are the regular $2.00 value, 95c.
24 Inch Finest Natural Wavy Triple Switch,
regular $3.00 value, on sale tomorrow at $1.95.
26 Inch Finest Natural -Wavy Triple Switch, $5
value, $2.45. .
First quality Switch, $6.50. now $4.50. '
First quality Switch, was $5.50, now $2.50.
New and Different Charm
Presented in the New Laces
Both as constructive and as
trimming materials, Laces are
immensely popular this season.
It i3 to be a Lace year without
any question of doubt and when
you see the beauties of the new
Laces as we take them from
their foreign wrappings you
will easily realize why Paris
has become so enthusiastic
Not one kind ,but many
kinds and styles of Laces will
be employed in the embellish
ment of evening wraps, dress
es and blouses. Lingerie, too,
says Paris, "is to be nothing
but Laces." u-UiSSr
Novelty of designs is a characteristic of this
new Young & McCombs showing, which, represents
the pick of the world's best. Bohemian Laces are
specially favored for costume and blouse use.
Fancy Laces, Princess Laces, Cbantllly, Shadow, Ratine,
Macrame, Milan, Silver Lace, Bronze Metal Laces, Gun Metal
and Gold and Silver Dotted Laces are also here In a variety
that is simply bewildering and offer Ideas for dress ornamenta
tion of the most beautiful and satisfactory sorts.
France, England, Switzerland and Germany offer their bestt
in this display. There are Festoons, Allovers, Medallions, In
sertions. Bands and Edges and in the majority of cases they
are to be matched throughout in sets.
Prices range from the simple Cotton Laces at 5c a yard
up to the most exquisite of ' real Laces at $14.
The New Corsetless Corsets For Fall are Ready
From Fried Kel
ler Kohn Co. We
have these new Fall
Coats at a ridicu
lously . low price.
Mixtures, black and
white stripes, etc.
Regularly sold at
$14.95, this week
Sale of New Skirts
Bought on a fall
ing tariff frighten
ed market at a very
low price. Stripes
and shades in great
variety: All to go
this week at only
They are boneless, hipless Corsets, cut ex
tremely low bust. Let our Corsetiere show
you. . .
10,000 Women Every Day of the Year
Pnjoy the Grace, Comfort and Beauty of
The materials vary from Brocades to simple Batiste, the
lines vary from those of the plumpest to those of the
slimmest of women. But the quality the style the fit
are always the same.
For RAG Corsets are built on no flimsy fad of a day.
Years of making corsets for all women years of buying
good boning years of buying good outll and batiste
years f building the corset that makes the figure that wo
men want, are back of each R & G Corset.
There is an R Sc. G Corset to fit every woman. ' There are
Corsets for the tall woman and the little woman and the
medium-sized woman. There are corsets for the plump lady
or the one frankly stout for the slim woman the rounded
slender woman the woman who Is Just medium. Come in
and try on the R & G built for you. Second Floor.
L. M. Ketherford who has spent
few weeks with - friends here left
Thursday for his home- In Osage, were Rock Island visitors Saturday. Kansas City Warrants for the ar-
Sask., Canada. He was accompanied Mrs. S. R. Decker was a Rock Is- rest of nine local commission mer-
home by J. F. Retberford and C. R. land visitor Saturday. chants, charging them with selling bad
Gates- -: if j . Mrs T. A. Dun'-ap and Miss Spien eggs in--"iolatlon of the -state pure
Professor and Mrs. F. N. Taylor of Viola, were visitors Wednesday. food law, were issued by Floyd Jacobs,
. - i
county prosecutor. It Is alleged that
of 1,000,000 eggs examined In one
warehouse 90 per cent were rotten.
New York Representative "Bl
Tim" Sullivan's wealth will be shared
equally by his brothers and sisters, ac
cording to his will. At one time the
Tammany leader was said to possess
more than $2,000,000, but since his Ill
ness It Is said his estate bad dwindled.,'
His heirs are Mrs. . Margaret Hlcker,
Mrs. Mary A. Summers. Patrick H."
Sulllvan and Lawrence Mulligan, the
latter half-brother, - -