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THE ABOTTftflAXimDAY AFB1L 17, 1C07. BIG FALL IN PIANOS One Hundred and Twenty-five Must be Sold. L - SALE ETODTS HIT KOISAT. D. Umr Bawlbi's Lara. WMbwto mm . taJl stack ts b. Dassa. aw . Market M Lea. Ikn Factory Caas' Tm Fi.sa Ik Jaaalag a TtiiIhiih IM Orsat OtpaHilty far Ffaaa Mr. To thoM who may be interested In tae pan ease 01 eitner s piano or an organ we neve en extraordinary proposition to make; a proposition that we ere sure ku never been made to the people of thla vicinity be fore and may never be made aesin. It may, or may not, be well known to the people of this community that in aaaitioa to oar regular retail hnaineaa in Bock Ialand for the paat seventeen years, we have done a large wholesale or jibbing business, buy ing irom me variona rectories and shipping direct to consignment areata to sen for ns over n large ter rliory In Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, besides we nave bel a num- . ber of branch houses in the larger towaa in our territory that were car ried on by salaried men for ns. The pen three or four years has not been favorable for this branch of the bnsi nets atd we have folly decided to discontinue It, for the good and sail cient reason that it does not pay we first thought of closing the siocss ont rtgnt wnere tney were in the various towns, bnt finally con cluded to ehip all of them right to Rock Island and inaugurate a sale and eioee tnem out. we do tola for sev oral reasons. First, to sell this large wholesale stock in- the regular retail way it would take two years or more. Second, to close oat this stock in the various towns the eipense would be verj great, and then, too. when we have bargains to offer we prefer to give the people of our home eitiee tne opportunity, of whose patronage -we have had our fall share for the past 17 years, rather than to the peo ple of other eommunltiee. We have closed np our storee at Muscatine, Savanna. Dixon, Iowa City, and var ious other consignment agencies, and moat all the goods are now in onr tore, and they must be sold, as we eannot earry such an enormous stock for retail. This is a tlmi of nnnsnal offerings In the sale of all kinds of merchan dise, bnt never in the history of this or any other com inanity has an op portunity like this presented itself whereby private parties could pur chase pianos and organs on easy pay ments for less money than most dealer ran bny them for cash. Tcis stock consists of the very bt pianos that money and brain can prortn nch as New iYal Kim ball piano. WtWr, Uallet Davis. Stelnwav ft Syne. Needham. Haines Bros.. Kingntviry, Whitney. Hinze, Waverly and other pianos. - aia ruKtaa Modus. B'ginnmc- Monday, the 19th and eont-nuing until April 30th. and no longer, we will offer this entire stock at actual fa.-tory cost, and many for less, and tha prices and terms will astonish yon. for when the cost of selling and the retail profit la de ducted from artlclea of this charac ter it almost cuts the regular retail pricee in two. Every piano and organ in the house will be markeJ in .laia factory coat prices, no mure will be asked, no lets accepted, so that a child can pur chase aa well aa the shrewdest. We cannot quote prloes on many of the instruments here, but aa an example we offer brand new pianos that retail for t lib to S2V for tll7. tm. 1138. 147. f 164 to 1H7, which la about one half their regular retail va ne. Ko extra! charge for mandolin attachment. We offer the highest grade of Cabi net Grand pianos in all the various faney woods pianos that retail from 1376 to 1550, for 206. (218. 1232. 1247 to 298. Little used upright pianos in splen did condition, will go for $74 to 8120. Square pianos for almost your own price ana terms. Brand new organa worth 175 to 115. will go for 137, 113, 848, 33, to aw. The terms of this sale will be as follows: S25cah down on all new pianos, and 7 to $10 per month on tne oaiance. urgent, so cain and 13 to S3 per monin on me osiance. ' A factory guarantee for five years . wui om given witn eacn instrument. to which we add our personal nar aatee, and every inetrnment mnst be satisfactory or it's no sale. Remember the time April 19th to pru auia. rieoe. ho. 1609 Second Awarded Highest Honors World's Pair, MOST PERFECT MADE. pure Crape Cream ol Tartar Powder. Pjeel avenue. Rock Ialand, IIL Come early Monday to secure choice bar gains, store open day and night uiirmg iuis saie. D. KOT BOWXBT. SASMMVIMMvlWSWM I . The Wsatfc.es We May sawve. f . 1 L Generally fair and warmer tomght and Sunday; soutberir winds. i The weather la generally clear and bnt little precipitation Is reported. Todar tesBBeratore S3. : ' W.J. Walk, Obserrer. WIMMSrMiWAe4MeVMa CITY CHAT. J ; Patten, now lo- Easter ahoee M. at K. Golf cape 13c U. A K. ' Buy n home Beidy Broa. Ladies1 geranium red ahoes f 1.39 at Dolly Broa. Ice cream at " John Peterson's 1312 Third avenue. Granite iron ware at tinware prices a. alt at m n a, at Aucn, myers uo t. Gentlemen, see those Eaater bon nets at Sommers A La Velle'a. Advance etyles in ehirts. See the window. Sommers A La Velle. Misses' gereninm red shoes, sixes Hi to 2. for 91.19. Dolly Bros. Get 'em quick those geranium red shoes for 91.39 at Dolly Broa. Geranium red oxfords for ladies 75 and 98 cents a pair at Dolly Broa1. at. jl. nave on sale some very preuy mono suns at ana $7.35 Call and aee the fine line of baby carriages at Clemann A Salsmann's. Beiss' annual Eaater offering bou quets free with every ioe cream soda tomorrow. Easter ties. De Jolnville Teok. the new shapes, 60 cents. Sommers t i.a veiie's. P. J. Lee, the new collector, and H. Lohse, alderman of the Seoond ward, have qualified. Men'e plaid auits. valuee at 97.50. Ton oan't match them at the price. Sommera A La Velle. See the Envoy bicycle at M. O. Grlswold A Co's. The best value at 965 ever offered in the city. Don't forret Dr. M. H. dentist, late of Springfield. oaiea on Twentieth street. Jersey milk and whip cream for sale on - Nineteenth etreet between First and Seoond avennee. Dr. M. H. Patten, dentist, late of Springfield, ie located over Noftsker's hardware store on Twentieth street. 8)et milk, cream, butter milk and skim milk for sale on Nineteenth street between First and Second ave nnee. Tbe jnry in the case cf John Ran dall, who wss killed by a Burlington train, returned a verdict of acci dents! death. Examine the sewing of the eeama. the way the buttons are fastened, the allrwool qnality and only 81 95 in price children suite If. ft K. Rushed up, but no matter, pnt yonr order in now and have it accomplished for the coming warm days. A. Kipp, the tailor. It don't cost much to have vonr bicycle nickel-plated at W. O Grls wold A Co's.. 1510 Seoond avenne. Call and eee. All work warranted. W. O. Besler. division superin tendent; J. O Thorn, superintendent .Lot construction, and hi. C Braden, of the Burlington, were in town today. M. A K. are headquarters for gen tlemen's millinery. If yon want an taster hat buy a Knox or Shoble lots of fancy, fussy things for tire lit tle tote. We are showing the largeet line of straw mattings and carpets in the three cities Call and see them. Prices guaranteed. Clemann A Salsmann. M. O. Griswold A Co. offer a few wheels, in order to close them ont at once, at 40, 60 and 65 per cent from maker'a list. Only a few and they will Lot last long. See the the new line of dining room furniture at Clemann A Salx mann's, both in ronnd and square topped tables. We are celling them for lees monev than they have ever been aold tor before. Boys' clothes never will be quite as tough as the boy, bnt that la no reason why they should not have the lasting persistent qnality which boys demand. Pretty knee pasta auits. all wool fabrics, at 91-96. 93.95, 93.9$ and 95 M. A K. areolar. OaTeraSC lVoaa 1 tm This Bsaw- Sac as Taaac m aOsaaa.'. 100 China Easter eggs, decorated, was 8 cents; tonight only 6 cents. Large size. Eaater cards at half prion. 100 box hi ilk Weed soap per box. S cakee for 6 cents. Kid glow special. 69c. 75c, 91, and $1 25. worth one-third mere. Dont forget to visit onr eaadj de partment. Beat and cheapest. Tocao A McCoMSs. A Maaitrd Momma. Sir. Bluff (Lot at a little dinner of male friends) Yea. genUexuep4l bold that every man should be mawe of his own bouse. There is do other way. Well, aa yon are all through, gentlemen. suppose we adjourn to tbe library fcr m smoker - . Wapginh Guest Why not smoke here in in is grand old dining hallf "Urn! Mrs. Bluff won't let."-. Xfew Tock Weekly. ' Kara m Oa la. Da Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab. . jub or but otnar iiImmm. l... ii Am., ., ,-.- m iSJZZJ lCa ITASDXCt; I money if it alls to care. 1 m-nealth ia fhe " Sword of Damoclea " Oat bans suspended by a slender thread above the heads of tnoaaanas of men. IB the ead-of-the-ceului y rash and crash, men fontet mud aeglecl evervthmgnnt money geVtmg. They forget that the facility fot moner - rettinr la ia the lour tvn dependent npon a aonad mind in a sound body. The man who ia too busy with bis business to spare a mo ment to look after his health, will eventu ally lose both health and business. A maa may be ia toe big- a harry. The man who would be permanently, saccesafal should take time to eat, time to digest bis food, time to sleep, and time to look after the most precious endowment his health. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discorery is tbe best-knonra medicine for the over worked man or woman. It keeps tbe sys tem toned np. It makes the digestion per- icci, ik appenxe seen, ana tne Dowels re nlar. It makes blood Dure. rich, lit (ivins; blood end lots of it. It builds flesh and muscle. It invigorates tbe nei vea. Thousands have testified to the benefits derived from us use. Druggists sell it. . nsve area tpitte a SHiuuei of bottles of yom medicines and have received a great deal of benefit from them. writes Urban Howell. Ksq., of Tallmaaville. Wavae Cow Fa. "In 1880 1 took six bottles of ' Golden Medical Discovery,' and il cured me of the salt-rheum so that it did not dru oar again." "The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser" is a well named book. It is all that its title implies. It has proved nauy ncip in over a million tamillem. The book contains 1,008 pages over 30c illustrations. 680,000 copies of this book have been sold at $1.50 each. Now an edi tion, in heavy paper covers, is to be given away to whoever will send at cents in one-' cent stamps to pay the cost of mailing only. Address, World's Dispensary Medical Aa sociation, - Buffalo, N. T. A copy in fins Cloth binding may be had for 10 cents extra, 1 Catkan Va.. dj' Vi MUU1 I 4 . ri I 4 easier is inner i Always come to us. Onr line is always complete and onr prices are consistent witn tne quality of our goods. Good groceries ape always worth a cent or tiro more. Glance at the list: 1 Head lasttios, XgrP'ast, Spinach, Faialey, Wax Beans Banishes. dj Caenmben, Carrots. iew neaia, nonp BtincBea, Pie Plant, Celery, Sweet Potatoes, Sew Potatoes, Hew Pes. CtvliAniiAl Pin., nnl n n ; Oranees. Bananas. Eating Apples. fpnng unioxens aressea. to ' order. Dressed Chickens and TlnnVa r 111 ESS EfS, Easier siioes SPECIAL Ladies' ox-blood, hand tnrned, lace boot, a deep, rich shade, very soft and fine, widths SQ w AA to P, Ladies' chocolate laee. cloth ton. coin toe A to E, every pair O AO waxrantea, (wortn 13)...,.. " Ladles' ehoeolats) vinl ), shade) coin toe, every, pair 4 QO warranted, A to E, C00 A verv awell arrav of ladiaa' fjM Oxforda'in blacka and eelors, also panens leatners, au new lasts. AA THE BOSTON , BARGAINS IN ; School and . Blank-books . . AT . Taylor X77 Second Aveaue. log Iluilo Easy BT THE USE OF THE Sterling Washer. It costs more than common Weaning Machines. It is worth more, because it works easier, faster and does the work better than any other machine made. DAVID DON, FOB M15-1UT SECOND AVXSTJS. A Refreshing Drink ".'' When ont for a promenade this fine weather is a draught from our elegant Soda Water Fountain, flavored with any eboiee v syrup yon wish for. Onr soda and mineral waters are not only refresh ing but tonic and soothing. Our fee Cream Soda Isadowmightlnxury.and fit for A Dainty Dish to Set Before the King;" and on cooling Phosphates We take the lead. Kreli & Math Phone 1158. No. 1718-1718 Sec ond avenne. Are ready for your Inspection, comprfs- a log all the staple and novelty goods of the season. In ladies' 'wear we have the greens, dark mahog anies and dark wines. The geranium reds we have and will let yon have them at cost, as they are not the latest productions. In gentlemen's we can. give you tans or blacks in the narrow bull dog or full bull dog lasts. Before buying enter our store ' and Inspect. We can save you money. ' ADAMS THE BARGAIN GIVER. CloctCleaiig Tica Is here and 70a will want that timepieoe cleaned and pnt in shape so that yon can be more punctual daring the coming year. Onr facilities tor handling thia work are the best. We make a epeeial effort to do satisfactory work and we seldom fail. CI:cksCa!!:jf:ri:jC:!ir:reJ All yon need to do la drop ns a postal and yonr dock will be called for and re turned to yon in good order. Woltman, the Jemkr. 1805 Seoond Are II I si 114 I sT am 1 13 1 L I r I 1 mi 11:. Witt- SWj!1 Special! Special! e t v All Easter Goods must be sold regardless of cost to-night. ECKHART. The Twentieth Street Bargain Give. Fourth Avenue Shoe Store Has fast received a fine line of Children's up-to-date Shoes in all colon, In lace and button. They are made by J Budd, of Burlington, N. J. the largest baby and children's shoe factory la the world. They are the best and most styl bh shoes made. We Invite your inspection of the large assortment we have now placed on sale. BUY YOUR EASTER SHOES OF US. 1 Fourth Ave. Shoe Store GEO. F. SCHMALE, . 1501 Fourth Avenue. .0Sa5OCwW CEILDREU ARE QUICK To catch diseases. Aa ailment which would hardly pnt a grown person to bed will make them serloaely ilL Uaka In plpea can't be attended to too quickly. Ho on knows better than plumber the evil consequences of procraa. tinstion. It will save in health, money and labor If yon ham him when yon need him. DAVIS CO. SIEVERS & ANDERSON. CONTRACTORS akd BUILDERS. All Unas of wsfkS OFFICE AND 8HOP Jofcbta dona aa short aodos ssnaTscuon gaarsalsrS 7J1 TWELFTH STREET. scccocca E3003-T033uQ:rS- . I Is the watchword of the day and there is no place to practice it s right here do our duty toward supplying yon with Easter Clothing, if you'll do yours. - We'll Boys9 Clothing. Boys1 Clothes never will be quite as tough as the ' boys, but that ia no reason why they should not have the lasting persistent qnality which boys re quire. Well seamed, well buttoned, well trimmed knee pant suits, all wool fabrics and pretty atylee, 01.95, 2.95, &98. 4.85. Sailor Suits in various styles, beautiful shades ia . green, tan. white and bine, 8SCe 98c, 02.88, 8.75, 5.C0. , Jannty Little Junior 8nlts. with separate) vests, and separate colors, beautifully trimmed, ezel naive stvles, all wool qualities at 01.38. 2.95, 3.95, 4.90. . Long PanU Suits for the larger lads, bearing IL K. labels and qnilitlss that are sold with ax M. ft , K. guarantee at . .- - 04.3C, 4.0O, COO, O.OO. Men's Clothing. Cheap Clothing is plsntifal everywhere, bnt what yon are looking for ia s stock of good clothing at a cheap price. Bather than carry cheap John, aweat shop staff, we) have placed on aale la several atyles of neat, plain patterns, excellent wearing eaeaimero suits that ought to retail at SS for St. 90. 200 Meat's Baits lathe new shade of brown and plaids, also plain dark Oxford eascimeres, regular S10 qnalltvat C0.C9, 7C5, 7.50. tO la. Black Dress'Saits (aot clays) but handsome avow patterns, other dealers would call them $16 . alts, these are onr. celebrated line at S9.90. Tamil And onr store a good place for Easter Mil liaery Knox Hats, Shoble Hats. Derbvs, Fedoras. Swelldom Hata. or tha fancy, f assy things for lit- - tie tots. We think, too. we eaa please yon ia Men's sad Boys' Footwear we axe tne only people nailing Strong ft Garneld Shoes. We call yonr at- . teattoB to onr line of Men's Shoes at S2, S2.M and SS.M la blacks, tans, mahogany and the new choc olate shads. Nothing we can say is as convincing as tha goods and pricee. We therefore re- 4"" sn opportunity oi an noneoi test to prove tae steeerity of iiiaiaa.