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The St. Louis Republic. (St. Louis, Mo.) 1888-1919, October 25, 1903, PART II, Image 15

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A Dressy Outfit for the
(Second Floor.)
A (treat variety of styles and ma
terials In Waists. Wrap. StilLs and
Dresses for thin dressiest of nil oc
casions. If you buy a Crawford
garment, that In its.-lf Is a guaran
tee of up-to-dateness.
The newest thing In a Coat the
Nl'ltalre. like rut of fine covert
cloth, beautifully trimmed with
braid and buttons and piped with
velvet. handome Iwll buttons a
regular K5J1
Our Price
Klne Cheviot Suit, in brown. Mw
ami black: alo Itannockburn
Twerfr. In Wack. brown and
green mixtures, velvet collar,
natent leather bolt and th new
t-mr-rhe fashionable Skirt-Coat
iraker's cost. JI7J
Ocr Price
Tl- noblest Suit ..f t!ie scawn-Zibeline. fancy braid on cape. fronT. belt and
skirt; back tab. shoulder cane and sleeves piped with silk, fancy buttons-
. . , ... ... we jm m
it. -v Suits, in be.iuillui rnros. 5ray" iuu3. j....
silk llned-nrifcer-s cost. J37.-Our Price
riandome Keening Press. In pale blue, white, black and Bray crepe do rl.ines -
;r:mrr ..'.."r. S35.00 to $57.50
Wnite Evening Wraps, to broaddoUj. zibcline and Etkimo cloth, beautifully
rnim-sl with chiffon. arpHaue. braid. CtlZ AH on4 Clt flfl
..QILO.VU auu viuu. uv
it, brlt nd
y button
inc. .(.. a truly elegant line. at.
S'U Wa'sle. in the rv. evening shades
JI.i Wab-ts f.r f'f' P03 Waists for fORii
J!3 r. Wai'ts for ?!.'
Seasonable Attractions in
o- in
High-Class Millinery.
On Friday, Oct M), we will have our first
showing of Exquisite and Suitable Styles for St.
Louis's great coming event.
Our Miss Ilcnncssy is in the East making choice ami
arii d selections of all the newest ami latest conceptions
that Fashion prescribes Correct and Smart Headwenr for
a Brilliant Horse Show. So we will be prepared with an
unusually jrootl display, gathered from the best-known le
Mfjners and makers, comprising a variation from which
the hardest-to-plcase woman will find no trouble in jetting
Our showing of Millinery is not only the largest in
St. Louis, but the best as to variety and style. An exhibit
that should surely be seen by every woman who wants to
keep in touch with all that is latest and best.
We have tlressv little Bonnets for the stviish matron,
handsome Lace liats. pretty tlowercd Toques, nobby Vel
vet Turbans.
Special prices that mean economy and satisfaction.
For those who wear no hats we have the chic Hair Hows,
the dainty horseshoe bands of scented violets, pompons of
maline ribbon, ostrich and flowers. Aigrettes in soft, stub
and paradise. Everythinjr and anything, and at all prices
suitable for the Horse Show.
feda- Goi
Are always up to the modes; the models are constantly
being changed. As soon as the swagger modistes
evolve a creation in gowns, so soon does a La Vida
model appear appropriate for wear with the new
vogue. Some very beautiful models have just reached
us. They are straight front with rather long hips,
designed for the popular hip-tight skirts. We should
like ou to examine them; they are handmade and
whaleboned. La Yidas are always full gored and
bias cut, which is one of the many reasons for their
great popularity. (Second Floor.)
Sjwcial demonstration by Mrs. Dean.
Beautiful Growing Rubber Plants.
(Fourth Floor.)
These plants are healthy and strong, and you can
be assured of a beautiful plant that will last during
the winter. We offer this rare lot at half price.
75c Growing Rubber Plants 39c
51.00 Growing Rubber Plants 49c
$1.25 Growing Rubber Plants 59c
25-Cent Dinner Served in Our Cafe.
Laces and Neckwear Dep't.
Special Sale of 25c Laces.
.-.w niwi .- mixctl lot r Fin.- I.af-. :iU kititK itlth. qualities ami
,.,, jp-oate-'llKUS.i.lis over olTcr.tl in I -I res: linve to see
t ji-ni tn mipriflate inakrr" tost tirifs. a?c- to $1.00 -j -
.. v.tnl 1-Ui.iif r lot. :i yaid ""
in i: r lot of -J l lilitvs of mixril lot or I-iif s. Tnrclma. Metliri.
Y:t efi-I iinis. I'Kint U- I'.Tis. Cliaiitllly. t-tr.-inakerV cot -1
:u-: ."o.-1 $1.00 a tluzeii Our Triiv. a yard tlw
1.-. 1'i.z-n Itiack Silk Cliiiron HftwtUclHHl Ittd.v-iIail'VcHs.li-iQ
j ant' I- ps ankers tort ir!ce, Jliatlozen Our l'nre. aeu.l7i.
." ou I'ojuii Euiltmiilernl Tunmvers. alo rne Turnover Collars
irsik-V rost iirice. .C.e :i tliseli Our Irl. earh Jt
ltto iliiu Snick Coll us. slli Ur and i-ouiliinatluns Silk ami Wablt
Si'-V-wwkers --!t lirlre. S:.. to f4.r.O a iliwrn- n -
our I'riif . aeh "-
Tt .iijeii Kenl Point Venlif Collars. ltli white anil liulter rolor:
al-o Hi! tlauile Ku-s'ati I-m-e Collars-maker's cost t-
i.ri. rt.oo a loen Our Prii-e. each iiO
:, diwi it Cardinal and Navy Satin Iteversllile rotir-in-IIand
Tii--inaker'sce-1 priiT. $2' a i!nzen-Our Price, each.
Black Dress Goods.
Special Mr;
(Sends, s-exurcd
At 48c
sain"! forth swei kV Fair I" Choice llelialiie 111
from evel ipanufaetureri at Iiw than t t
At 79c
At 93c
4! inch All-Wcol Illtick Tweed -44-imli
All-Wool Heavy Cheviot
il "mcli All-Wool IIoiiHptiu
40-lneh All Wool Craniti' Ciolli
-10-ltieh All-Wool Kino WhiH-onl-
Maker's c i. TiT'sc-tJur Iric
ri2-inch Mohair Vnih Ktamlne
:VJ-inch Al!-Wrol Habit Cloth
1-1-inch A!l-Wco! Knwli Pninrlla-4-5-incii
All-WfMil Canvas Cloth
4J-'ncli KrsMi Moh-iir Sicilian
Maker's im. .S7"-.c-mr Iriiv. .. .
r?-incii Pure Wei 1 Doeskin
.VJ-imh All-Wool Kroailrloih
.V.Mnrh All Wool IJavkcr Clmh
.iO-inch All Wool Kit-lap
Iniorliil S'l.-trkk'a rmi Cripine
Maker's ii-t. M.l-. nur I'ru-e
i:- wL and lake advantage of
Silks at less tlutn the maker's
Opjiortiinity come to us a'!,
this opportunity to lmy ileir.illi
ItMnrli I'.liick Cnantnteeil Taffeta, a sploirild heavy rustling Silk,
witli a warrant woven on every yard maker's ?0r
price. iah- Our l'rlef JL
Yama Ma!, an All-Silk Taffeta, mmlf oiwcfally for linings and
drop-skirts they enw Ih all hade- ami are sokl ex-
elfsively at "Crawft nr.s maker a price. -I0f-Our l'rlee,
I'eatt de Cysne. one of the- nh-est s-oft Silks niadt nnthl.'iv
flesant for evening ivear makerV prie'. STHo
Our !"riit ,
IT-ineh Sliirt-Wait Silk, in the new raindrop effect on -hau-alIo
grounds cntin-iy new maker's iri-e. ?I.(C Qfl,-
our I'rlw 5C
lllaek roan do Sole Tills lot i one of the liei pure-dre. dnuiite
warp and douhh'-'aced s' ft. Icavy silks we ever bold Qt j
maker's price, $!.ii. Our Price vl-"5
Shoe Department.
Spot Cash Shoe Buying From the Best Shoe
Factories. Broken Lots.Countermanded Lots,
Samp e Lots. "We Gather Thsm In."
Indies Patent Kid and Calf Isce Shoes, finest turns and extension
o'cs. minufacturer's price 3.5C; CO AQ
or price
Ladies' Patent Leather, vie: kid and box calf, (J? QQ
manufacturer's price 53.03; our price "U
Ladies' Vitl Kid, extended soles, military heels, C 1 A ft
manutacturer's price $2.0; our price P '
Misses' and Children's Shoes in box calf, solid wear re- Q ftf
sisters, sizes 12 to 2, manufacturer's price 31-60; onr price "0
nisses' and Children's Shoes in tici kid, solid leather, O J-
sizjs 9 to 2. manufacturer's price 81.25; onr price
(3d F.oor.) Carpets and Rugs.
9xl2-fect Reversible Wool Smyrna Rugs jn rich Oriental
Colorings maker's cost, S22.50 j f EfaTt
Our Price.. P 1 y.t5sJ'
Axminster Rurs Finest quality, size 3dx72 inches in
floral effects and copies of hijrh-jjrade Turkish Rues
maker's cost $4.50 Our S "2 O Q
IPrice ........ ... .... . .... j q
Brussels Carpets With or without borders 50 beau
tiful patterns to choose from maker's L r
cost 75c Our Price OV C
Velvet Carpets The cream of this season's fine Wilton
Velvet Carpets every design a jjem they come in
room, hall and stair patterns with or without bor
ders maker s cost 02J4c a yard
Our Price
(3apior.) js-i i4tnstt4r,iSo
Rockers Larjfc-sizcd Rockers with arms, in oak or ma
hogany finish maker's cost $2-00 (fc K
Our Price - & 1 . J D
Iron Ceds In olive or white enamel Malleable Iron
Beds, 4.fx3.fi size maker's cost $3.00 (t 'T) CO
Our Price PrHJO
larpe beveled cdee
Dressers Solid Oak Dressers with
French plate mirrors maker's
cost $11. 50 Our Price
iMattresses One carload of Cotton-Top Mattresses in
best ticks. These mattresses came packed in a car
and some of the ticks are slijrhtlv soiled the
maker's cost was $2.25
Our Price
....56c I
Blankets and Comforts.
(Sieond Flour.)
CoM wave eomins in onr KeddinK Department, where we have
a eomplet.- assortment of th" host bedding of all kinds. This
week we hate a lot of Klaukets anil Comforra that were recently
IHircIwseil undir price Ji:st iH-eu opened up and will be 02 sale,
eoniiiH'ueiug to-morniw. as follows:
lo-l Tan and Cray ll!anket maker's cost. 5Sc
Our Trice
11-1 Silver Gray Wool-Mixed Klankets maker's cost,- qj rn
?iTiO-Our Price ll.07
10-1 All-Wool Klaukets maker's cost. $4.50 C 7 "7h
Our Price pJ.O
IH White or Natunil Sanitary Gray Blankct5. pure wool, qc jq
steam slinuik maker's price. 57X0 Our Price 4i)a40
Full tz' I toil Comforts, made fn-111 rock! oiietl chintz and white
-ittim nihil: also fctiev iiuil'ed maker's r n
prlii-. .1 7.-i )ur Price 1.1 y
Extnt la n:e Comforts, with Wst tlsuretl silkolinc covering, hand-
knottisl: very CtilTy, light weight makers price ?
( Hir Price
7 Stoves and Ranges
(Fourth Floor.)
Ranges Sold on Easy Payment
of IOc a Day.
Extra Special for One Day Only
IS Wrought Steel Plate Ranges, 6-hole, upper warm
ing closet, patent removable oven bottom, bal
anced oven doors, donble steel p'ate bodies, com
bination grates, sectional iron lining, patent
turn closet doors maker's cost C 1 ft OCT
J35.00-Onr Price P 1V-.70
r: Wo.mI He. t.rs-nlll ! fire all nlsht C r
nukpr's est lie our Trice 4)1. lV
ST Oil H.-itiT wrought Iron stanil. heavy oil pot and a CO OR
powerful lieator maker's cost Jt.GO-Our Price pJbsVO
JS Snf-Oal Heaters rlcely nickel latd and a good ? OS
h. atrr iraktrs cost H-tO-Our lrlce JJf.yO
Stoves and Ranges, 10 Cents a Day.
ington Ave. and Sixth Street
AVinchell a I'roduct of the "West
Elliott of the East Gain
the Same Goal.
One a Graduate of Harvard the
Other Acquires Intimate
Knowledge of Classics in
His Few Leisure Hours.
In th8 railway world the names of B.
I Wlnchell and Howard KMott havo be
come synonyms for brilliant success.
In th- broad sense tho careers of these
men emphatically exemplify that hard,
concentrated work. unswerving obe
dience to duty, attention to the smallest
details, and loyalty pay. and pay well.
While It Is well understood that Mr.
Wlnchell and Mr. Elliott have a wonder
ful aptitude for the Intricacies of railway
nffalr?. It Is also recognized that only by
Joe hardest kind of work have the- been
JWe to score so well In such a short time.
rom eeneral uUllty boy In the railroad
shops to tbe most unique and one of the
rnoFt responsible railway positions In the
I'nlted States In thirty years Is Mr.
Wlnchell's record.
A'rem rodman In an englneerinc corps
to president of a vast railway system In
twenty-three years Is Mr. Elliotts rec
ord. Both arc elfted with a composure that
cannot be ruffled, a courteous address,
sreat execuUve ability, powerful phy
siques, and a marvelous capacity for wurk
and snap Judgment, but with this their
similarity ends.
Wlnchell Is an exponent of the country
bred, self-made man. who, step by step,
has dosgadly fought his way to the front.
Elliott represents tbe college-bred type,
born and reared In the city, who turns
from the attractions of a life of comjiar
ative Indolence, starts at the bottom,
takes pot luck with his lees fortunate com
panions and forges to a high place among'
Ul UaCcrs.
President of the Northern Pacific Rail
road. While the careers or both men prove
that It does not matter In what depart
ment of a railroad a man starts. If be
has the stuff In him. be will succeed. It
Is regarded as but little short of wonder
ful that neither man entered railway serv
ice In the frelght-tramc department, from
which most of tbe successful men have
climbed up.
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Born In New York city in Bl
Graduated from ll.irvanl to!in?p O
s I!nn work as rodmn at ?.
President of the Northern Pacific s
4- at . s
Win -hell, for many years, was In the
pansenpcr department, whll- EI'Mt maile
his debut In the accounting department.'
soon afterwards gettlnc Into the freight
t'p to May. 1SK. Wlnchell was regarded
as a passenger man. with but little knowl
edge of the other departments. But it. F.
Yoakum, knowing Mr. Wlnchell's ability,
made him general passenger agent of the
A few months later the railway world
was surprised to bear of his being eleetI
vice president of the Colorado South rn,
and many wiseacres shook their beaiU.
prtdicUcg that It would be Impossible (or
a pe .senger mar to HI. the requirements
of this omce. but so well did Mr. Wlnchell
deal with tbe executive problems brought
before him that In October. K9. he was
offered the ofllce of president of the Kan
sas City, Fort Scott and Memphis. Iev
lng It on Us merger with the Fris. o to
become first vice president of the Frisco.
Thui. in substance, is the etrenuous life
of the man bom and reared In Palmyra.
Mou July 8. IKS. am! beginning work when
he was IS years old a frulendkl example
of the Westerner.
In Elliott's career there Is In almost
every respect. ae that of deserved suc
cess, the antithesis cf WlncheJ's.
Tbe president of the Northern Pacific
represents the Easterner who has learned
not only to appreciate the posiblllt'.es of
tbe, West, but to avail hlmeHf of them.
Born In New York City In 1S. a gra tu
ate of Harvard, he entered the rallw iy
service when he was J years oW as a
rodman In lie engineering corpj of the
Burlington, remaining with that roal
through ail of Its changes until a few
days ago. when he became p-eadent of
tbe Northern Pacific.
Wlnchell has devot-d all or his leisure
to a study of the classics and the fine
arts, with tbe resuit that he can speak
upon music. palnUng and literature with
the accuracy of one gifted with a goon
memory, excellent Judgment - nd, broad
To Elliott tbe classics were a twice-told
tale when he startel to work, as were
many of the cults. Thlch go to make t7
TWMnS3r v'" lyv''" .i.
First vice president of the Frisco system and third vice president of the Rock Island.
the artistic ami beautiful In life. It re
mained only with him not to crow stale
in tlKse and to learn the profession to
which he had set himself.
In the end tbey are co-eiual. One has
learned railroading and classier, music
an! an. in th twenty-seven years of
brea-1-wlnn'ng existence
The c:N r has learned only railroading In
th- twi-- Tars In whl-h he has shoul
dred h -- we . with otl.cr to'Iers.
In his early yjuih It was Wlnchell's de
sire to go to Yale, but tho necessity of go
ing to work frustrated this aspiration.
and he was compelled to work and study
at the Mm time.
With Elliott It wan different. He came
West to grow up with the country, from
an Innate desire to succeed on his own
merits, which means success without a
At 13 Wlnchell Is third vice president of
nearly I3.0W miles f railway, known as
the Rock Island sjitem. In chaxgo of
s OF n. 1 WLNCHELL. s
Born at Ialmyra. Mo.. 1&
s Attended school at Hannibal. Mo.
Began work as utility boy at 13. s
s Vice president of Rock Island s
at li 4
traffic, operation and the commercial In
terests, especially. It Is understood that
his salary Is in the neighborhood of JIO.00O
a year.
At a Elliott Is president of tbe Northern
Pacific Railway system, with a mileage of
5.U2 miles, extending from St. Paul to tho
Pacific Coast, and owning large Interests
In the vast steamshlo lines plying between
the United States and the Orient.
Tbe future for Wlnchell Is one of contin
ual work. For Elliott It Is one of com
parative ease.
Wlnchell will be expected to harmonixo
all the departments of the vast system so
they will work In perfect accord, the In
terest of one dovetailing with the other
naturally and easily, the traffic of one
line going to the other line of the same
system, and all lines, whether In Texas or
Illinois striving for one common end
the success of the Rock Island system.
With him also will be tbe task of devel
oping a comparatively new country.
Settlers In the vast areas In the South
west tapped by the Rock Island lines will
look to him that their products are
brought to a proper market, and the ad
vantages of their country brought before
tbe public.
President Elliott wilt enter upon the
executive management of a line which has
long been In the hands of skilled railway
men. The Interests have been brought in
touch, and the finished product Is In Ms
With him will rest tbe responsibility ef
making good better, and for doing this be
will receive, about 132.000 a year.
Both Wlnchell and Elliott are gifted
with heads that nothing can rattle. Ever at
their ease and ever able to srasp any prop
osition submitted to them, it Is easily un
derstood how their many friends In St.
Louis express no uneasiness In the out
come of either appointment.
Socially, both are delightful companions,
affable and possessing an unlimited fund
of appropriate anecdotes with which to
point a moral or adorn a tale, yet excel
ling in the much-deslred faculty of being
good listeners.
In the comparison of the two men It Is
appropriate to close by saying that the
success of no other two men In St. Louis
In railway circles has occasioned so much
favorable comment as has the success tmt

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