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TITK HOCK ISLAND AHGUS. IRTDAV. OCTOUER 2. 1914.
ESTABLISHED 1870 BY L S. McCABE
Mr PARK'S 41TH ANNI"Il-
ine oreatcsr Bargain invent M
SAKi begins ftaiuraay ;i. m., ;
ot tlie Year y
October 3rd and continues unui .dr.iu
Saturday night, October 10th, and yl
it will b2 bargains- and souvenirs,
. ji j i . 1
The 7 Day Anniversary Sale
at McCabos Saturday October y.
every minute, an me ume, ,iromp
3rd till Saturday October 10th
Remember the S5.00 in goldto be f
ROCK ISLAND, ILL-. SSUiSS.
given away each day.
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Commencing Saturday Morning Oct. 3rd, Ending Saturday Evening (Oct. 10th
Souvenirs Given Away Daily With Gash' Purchasesiof $1 or Over
This Is Our
Corr.e and celebrate with us.
The McCabe store is 44 years
old this month. That's why
you are invited to our birthday
We propose to have the
greatest and grandest birthday
celebration t!-is store has .ever
had- Corr.e and bring the wife
and children, there are presents
enough for all.
Thousands of valuable sou
venirs will be given away dur
ing the week. Ever3'day dur
ing the entire seven days' sale
the customer buying the larg
est bill of goods will, of course,
select the most expensive sou
venir and in addition will be
presented with $5.00 in gold.
The names of those who get
the gold will be published from
day to day.
Each and every day some
one will get $5.00 in gold. Who
will be the first? Isn't it
worth while to consolidate
your buying here during this
Great Anniversary Sale?
Beautiful and useful souvenirs
with $5.00 in gold each day.
These presents will be given
out with a lavishness and liber
ality known only at McCabe's.
Who Is Our Oldest
Think back as near 44 years as
you can ar.d coiiie in and see us.
There are many who havi- bet-n
trading h'-re for 30 and 2 year3.
Who are the ones who ran rover
the period back to 40 or 44 years
It' a special picture to greet
lh"rse early cus? oruers. ihr-ie old
Where Do Women
of Fashion Buy
Ask asy or.c- of a thousand pat
rons of th'.s fore and she'll t-ll
you that t'w fouid not be guard
at any o. r jla e. Th'-y arv mf
Ufd to r'( where trey l:?.Vf i on
fldenre tf,s fashion nnd Kooomy
re con-'aiit ompa nion.-.
If you 'ih to ioii.-.iiIt our rx-P-ns
ato .t your '.U'.liz : y, th'-y
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'WENTY OF 403 INJURED TZZT
AS A STAND COLLAPSES -n ti.e laun ut the Shriners' temple.
Kir;, a, rtv .. Tv.,.,,vi-:npse, "d precipitated its 40' c-
p -to.ij ( I;JjilIltjj , (u, proun.i. About as many
" " : -' '"- "-'" ,-,. tt. re lruit '1. but none was fa-
' (t.t- 4"Tii ai ji'-; I .- -: i-.-i ( 1' (he . ja. injured if btafed last night.
:;raj.-j . ojU...- o: t-ud- Ti: s platfoiiii had bttu erected for
Come to Dinner
Dine with us. It's our birthday and you
arev invited as our guests. The first 100 cus
tomers on Monday and Tuesday each day,
buying merchandise for cash amounting to
$5.00 or mere before 1 o'clock will be handed
a ticket to lunch in our tea-room on the same
day, with our compliments. Our tea-room
facilities will be fully taxed up till 1 o'clock.
From 1 o'clock till 2:30 it will be more con
venient to honor these complimentary tickets.
We'll see that you are comfortably seated and
Authoritative Showing of Women's
If it's a Suit, Coat, Skirt, or Dress you have been thinking
about, come here and we will show you the most dashing
Prices here are not quite so high as on some uncertain quali
ties and styles at other stores.
woraena puub. moaeis or extreme
fashion from $3. CO to $25.00 and
up to $39.50.
Handsome dress skirts of latest
designs from $2.35 to $8.75.
What Are Your Knit Underwear Needs?
Splendid qualities predominate here, and the prices are al
ways a little less than elsewhere.
fleece-lined union suits,
Women's fine cotton ribbed union
Fuita, several weights, 25c, 39c and
up to $1.00.
Women's fine merino ribbed uit3,
$1.50, $l."a and upwards.
Women's wictc-r weight vests and
pants, plain cotton or fleecy-lined.
Women's wool vests and pants.
Men's wool ehlrts and drawers,
natural, camel's hair. Merino, etc.,
at . ac
end . .
The Hosiery Department
has many special attractions during this great anniversary sale.
Women's heavy fleece-lined hose,
plain oi ribbed tops, ' choice of
two weights, 25 C
Women's cashmere and wool hose,
plain or elastic rib. light, medium
and heavy weights, black or nal-
Children's elastic ribbed wool hose,
merino bcls and toes, a splendid
wearing hose, choice of
any size, at
Shoes For the Whole Family.
For Father, Mother, Brother. Sister and the Babies. You
will see whole families here during this great Anniversary Sale,
supplying their shoe needs.
There is a reason why they come here. They are buying
shoes of the latest styles, the newest shapes and leathers.
Every pair is up to the standard of good taste and best shoe
making and the prices are right. A little less than elsewhere.
Don't Like To Carry Scuffed and
The supremacy of the McCabe Luggage Department is gen
erally recognized and you can supply your wants here at most
moderate prices. Buy that new Trunk or Bag during this great
Trunks as low as $2.50.
Suit cases begin at 87c.
Bags at $1.35 and upwards.
$5 in gold
Tj,ifi r,y wool drpssps
from $4.75 to $:?.00.
Ladies' and Misses' coats, smart
est models. $5.75 to $35.00.
Children's fine worsted ribbed
union suits, neatly trimmed, all
Men's heavy fleeced union suits,
either elastic ribbed or plain.
Storm King brand, splendid val
Men's worsted union suits.
elastic ribbed, extra
eood ones, at
Men's heavy fleeced shirts and
drawers, plain or ribbed, as you
Childrer's heavy fleeced uniou
suits, strongly reinforced.
all sizes, at
Women's fibre Bilk hose, the old
time favorites, black and color..
better choose these early in the
week, per pair 50c,
Children's elastic ribbed hot?.
i with fleecy lining, two very excel
I lent qualities, per pair 1 r.
25c and IOC
Iioy-'a and girl's schoo! stockings
in several weights, per pair. 15c,
New fall stock of toys Just ar
rived. Bring in the children.
each day to
the purpose of grouping the delegates In the trap, and as a result most of the
for a photograph. It Moped from the Injured suffered broken limbs or pain
ground in front to a height of about ful cuts.
10 feet in the rear. When the crowd j A panic followed the collapse. Ilow
rose to their feet the underpinning In 1 oei. a ew clear hemls kept the crowd
the center of the structure gave way. 1h k until the work of rescue began.
Fallen timbers were j.i turned against Ainbulam c ami private motorcars re
the bodies and lii.'bs of thote caught ' moved the injured the hospitals, ho-
44 years extending- and enlarging the ideas on
which this institution has built the success that all
Rock Island applauds.
Never in this store's history has the loyalty of it's
patrons been a more potent factor in its growth and
development than during the past twelve months,
and the staunch progress continuing so unabated in
such perplexing times as these, is the best evidence
of the cordial approval and hearty good will of the
vast majority of Rock Island and Scott County's
Our appreciation will be shown in the future as in
the past by our earnest endeavors to make this store
more and more the store you need; more useful, and
still more deserving of your loyalty and confidence.
We advise trading in
the forenoons, when con
venient. The store is less
crowded then, there is
lass confusion and you
can get better attention.
In Staple Domestics.
Standard 6 l-2c quality
9c quality, bleached and unbleach
ed muslin, 10 yards 69 C
Mill lengths of 12 l-2c shaker flan
nels, 10 yards 88 C
Oood quality fancy tennis flannels,
10 yards 78 C
Wagner's American waffle iron3,
marked for the Anniver- 2Q
eary Sale DIC
Extra quality polished copper
wash boiler, the large No. 9 size,
a $4.75 value, Eft
marked at J)O.Ol
Furnace or coal scoop, made of
heavy steel, with t. handle, for
this Anniversary I Q
The genuine O'Cedar triangle mop,
for cleaning, dusting and polishing
all finished surfaces J 00
Corrugated galx-anized steel coal
buckets, large 16 size 22 C
China and Glassware.
New Japanese china vases in a
wide range of beautiful decora
tions, the large No. 10
Triple silver plated platec.us, with
beveled French plate mii-ror. An
Mayonaise Bet, bowl, plate and
ladle, beautiful decorated china,
' 50 c
About a hundred Jardineres, to
choose from, assorted sizes and de
Fins pick em OP -
Light cut glass water tumblers,
new grape and floral design, for
the Anniversary sale.
standard quality black spool
cotton, 2 spools for
Cotton stay binding taps,
all widths, 3 for
5c cards of hooks and eyes,
TJest quality of safety pins,
all sizes, card
customer buying largest bill
Silks and Dress Goods Prominently Featured
In the Anniversary Sale.
Splendid variety of latest weaves, an extensive range of new
Autumn and Winter colorings, combined with the generally low
prices that prevail throughout, will make the Silk and Dress
Goods section one of the busiest and most interesting spots in
the entire store during the great Anniversary Sale.
54 inch sponged and shrank storm
serges, quality selling : usually at
$1.25. ' Anniversary
White mercerized madras waist
ings, new fall styles for .'taillored
waists, 25c values, 1 n
Silk Poplins, in 12 of the season's
best colors, priced for the Anniver
sary sale, OQ
per yard .. OUC
The Men's Furnishings Department
shows many worthy offerings during this Anniversary
These two lots of Men's shirts are consoicuous values.
Men's stylish collars, extra good
quality, up-to-date shapes, a limit
ed quantity of these,
Thirty dozen men's fine percale
shirts, coat styles, regular dollar
values, during the Anni
Newest Autumn Neckwear. Men's
handsome 4-in-hand ties. wide
ends, the popular Imperial shape,
a large variety of handsome pat
terns, styles ranging from the
most faddy to the conservative
quality, far better than usually
found, your choice of these beautl
ful ties, at AKn
High Grade Furniture At Very
An opportunity for which housewives in the Tri-Cities have
We have gathered from the best manufacturers a collec
tion of Furniture which is practical, economical and artistic.
Dining room pieces in golden and fumed oak, buffets and
tables to match. Large easy chairs and rockers, graceful and
decorative. Pieces fcr the library and den. Tables, Couches,
Morris Chairs, Foot-rests, etc. Bedroom furniture in Colonial,
Sheraton and Louis XV styles. Metal and brass beds in new
and pleasing designs that will appeal to the home maker. Come
and see that our prices are a little less quality for quality.
Rugs, Carpets and Linoleums In Splendid
Assortments of Designs.
from the medium grades up to the
best in quality and high art de
signs. 9 x 12 Brussela Rugr all wool
9 x 12 Velvet Rugs, splendid val
ue $16 SO
9 x 12 Royal Wilton Rugs, at
Ingrain. Brussels, Velvet and Wilton carpets, a wiae variety at tempt
ing prices. Brussels Carpets 50c a yard, Ingrhi carpet, yard .. 25r-
tels and private homes. Most of 'hem
were residents of Kansas City.
Soothing His Father.
The father of Sir Hubert Herkorner,
the great painter, was a poor man,
and the professor brought him from
his native laud in Germany to live with
Planned To Be the.
Greatest Cash Sale Event
In Many Years.
Hitch up to the big wagon, drive in the
auto, or come on the Interurban; fill upfyour
pocketbook, bring in the Cash and carry home
the grandest bargains, the handsomest sou
venirs and the remembrance of a happy time.
Beautiful, elegant, useful,
valuable souvenirs by the
hundreds every day.
Yardiwide, black silk messalines,
high ' lustre, brilliant jet black,
priced for the Anniversary sale.
About 15 patterns of wool novelty
fall and winter suitings, values
$1.50 to $1.75, Anniversary pric?,
at per C t rsf
Men's laundered percale shirts,
well assorted patterns, usually 65c
to 75c for this quality, supply your
winter wants now
New lots of silk neck -scarfs,
string and bow ties, fine asport-
ment of patterns
Knit sweater coats and jersej-3 for
men and boys, the popular colors,
made witn V neck or roll-collars,
prices here begin as
Printed, plain and inlaid. Never
have we been so well prepared to
supply your every need nor at
Note these Linoleums new pat
terns, yd 48-
Inlaid' Linoleums, extra values,
yard 75 c4-
him in liia beautiful house near Lon
don. The old mau used to' model in
clay in his early life, and now that he
had leisure he took it up again In his
old age. IJut his hands trembled, and
the work showed signs of imperfec
tion. It was his one sorrow. At night
We Announce the
Science of Store
keeping rests upon a merncnt's having
the goods the people want, when
they want them, the quality they
want, and at prices the public want
to pay; Honesty, courtesy, integ
rity, and the best of service.
The prestige of a high quality
standard, clinches the whole into
a final finish.
For 44 years this Store has
trained its forces along these
lines, with what success the pub
lic well knows.
Forty four years ago the 5th day
of this month, an unpretentious
little store opened on ths north
east corner of 2nd avenue and ICth
streets, this city.
Its first tjforis were to buy
goods for Cash and sell for lens
than the usual prices. Ii's initial
plan was so successful that it has
not been found lesiralle to
Mr. L. S. McCabe was there to
greet the first customers of that
little store and he lioifes durics
the coming week .0 preet a few
at least of those early patrons
who have continued to feel tnat
this has been their real store homo
for ail these years.
A linen trade luiilt upon the
traditions of 11 years clliti,y
absolutely dependable linens
at the lowest possible pric-js
needs no w.Iot' v.
No wonder that the housewife
who from childhood liar, been
taught by her mother and t her
mother's mother thai, ihe lliCalx;
linens have always stood mery
test of time and service, es ill con
tinues to come here to buy her
lines, and as she buya t-iie. 1cl!-j
us of "Mother's Linnis" th:U she
bought at McCtibe's s;ore years
and years ao.
To add to our repuirtirm for
linen bargains caring this 41;ix
Anniversary Saleiwe wll sell
Each forenoon from 10 to 11
o'clock unbleached pure linen lie.
Crashes for 8c a
Each afternoon from 2 to 3 o'clock,
wide heavy pure linen unbleached
S7c table damask, y y
per yard -.
From 3 to 4 o'clock each 'day, fin
est bleach, wide pure limen table
damask, $1.00 and $1.25 qualities
for 79c the
From 4 to 5 o'clock each afternoon
great big huck towels with red
borders, 8c each, 2
Quantity limit. , -r
Have you heard how the
European troubles are in
fluencing the handkerchief
markets of the world? Then
you'll appreciate what an ad
vantage in placing foreign
handkerchief orders one year
Many merchants do this,
many do not. This time we
bought wisely and never so
largely before. Hardly a cent
advance in the entire line.
Each forenoon till 12 o'clock, Mont
day, Tuesday and Wednesday
pick from our entire line of 10c
Each afternoon, same days, from
3 to 4 o'clock choose from any of
our vast line of 25c handkerchiefs
for 20c a piece,
he went to bed early, and when he
had gone his son would go into the
studio, take 1iU father's poor work and
make it as beautiful as possible. Whip
the old man came dpwn In the morn
ing he mould look at the work and rub
Ais hands and say: "Ha! I can do as
well as ever I did."