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Dawn of another year
MOTH THIRTY'FOURTH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION of
Rock Island's greatest, busiest and most popular retail store.
SOUVENIRS GIVEN AWAY. Come early on Monday and every
day during the week.
4TB1
ANNIVERSARY SALE OF DRESS GOODS
Will be the greatest on record. Months of careful buying
from the foremost foreign and domestic mills has resulted
in a brilliant collection of the most fashionable dress
fabrics. Here are a few of the exceptional purchases that
will be offered during this sale.
SO pieces 75c and 89c wool waist- Mack Cheviots, plain, brown and
ings vi?h small figures and silk navy 75c cheviots, also lighter
t-tripc; Anniversary tfr weight fabrics, including C9c Hen-
fcale price . ""
riettas, and Albatros, all marked
Stylish plaid suitings. 41 to 47 for this Anniversary
inches wide, 10 handsome combina- Kaj a
tions value $1 to 1.35 a yard at
the extraordinary low f f
price of. per yard OUC Imported dress goods 200 pieces
r.l inch rain proof suitings. 5 styl- finc Plain an1 novelty fabrics in-
i,h toif.rs. neat mannish designs, eluding $1.45 fancy and plain Sicili-
value $1.75 a yard ans, jacket suitings. 50 inch man-
.-.t, per yard YD nish sujtings $125 cheviots in
r.l inch clths for walking skirts uack, navy, brown, etc., 52 inch
in gray, brown, naiy and black , .. . , . i o
. , . . brilliant mohair Granites $1.jS
mixed effects at, Cfis
T,or yard OUC quality silk and wool crepe in all
mo picr-s drrs-s goods, includir.r; colors and black choice of this
': fofrh !'0'ii"Siuns. Zib lines. entire lot O'"
Cr::nit': fancy Mohairs, plain at "C5
i HANDKERCHIEFS
, Tl:;:- department is brimful of An-
g n Ivor:. -try sale values. Among the
I t !. on:;. it. do of dozens we mention
only two or three:
Dainty Swiss handkerchiefs with
deep embroidered r
e-dges luv
7 iio'."' oil n i rr 1 i nnn li rrv c f I f rl rwl
gf aa.aiii' .i (III V, It, UVIUJbU iivu
3 h.uidKorchlefs, plain or tZr
(a nil 11111.1(41 ... ... ... . .
I Men's white hemstitched linen
S In mlkerediiefs, narrow f "k-,
1. J ems I "C
ij C'hibl's hemstitched handkerchiefs
I " :th butterfly embroidered in
$j corner in colors Cr
for Ow
,1 '
CURTAINS SHADES
Irish I'oint. Urussels and Arabian
1ice Curtains; several hundred
pairs bought at auction at ofte. on
the dollar; worth from $5 to $12
a pair, going
at, per pair. $ l.fts, 3. OS
2.98
Tapestry dutch Covers in Oriental
designs, fringed all around, at each
Driental
at each
98c
::.7r, lm"... lis
and
Hope Curtains, handsome dior
hangings, new goods priced way
d e.vn for this sale at $J..'JS. '1XS
f 2.25, ?1.S7. $ 1.6S
1.25
Tapestry Curtains, newest colors
i'.-.Ml designs, three special lots for
this sale at $I.?S. $3. To
and
.2.48
Id" !:'. n e..t water color shades,
c omplete, ready -t
to hang 1 VC
r.o dozen felt shades, complete.
ready to
9c
h
FURNITURE AND CARPETS
The Rug and Carpet Business of This Vicinity Centers Here.
The way we are selling Carpets and Rugs means something, a fast grow
ing business like this is not by chance. Note these Anniversary Sale items
lienip carpets yard wide 10c
Ingrain carpets. 3.1c, 2St..c an 1 25c
Ingrain ca-pets. all wool filled. 4Sc
Ingrain carpets, heavy, all wool. 6tc
Brussels Carpets, strictly standard
makes, per yard 80c down to ..44c
Velvet Carpets. Smith's, Dobson's
and ethers, at $1.50 to 87c
RUGS
Brussels rugs, '.'xlo'- ft., wool. 9.87
Brussels rugs. 0x12 ft.ext ra qual.$15
Velvet rugs.'.txl2 ft. high grade.22.50
M ilton rugs. Hngdad and other high
grade makes at much under usual
prices.
Axminster rugs. 27x03 in 2.25
Velvet rugs. 7" in.. 2.25
Hrussels rugs. wool. '7x54 in 93c
Mattums. Ic yard. Tloor oil cloth
19c yard. Linoleums 47' c yard.
JEWELRY Ql WATCHES
12 doz. solid silver tea- GTQ-
Fpenms. eacli vOW
Solid gold set rincs. new
deigns, value $1, at onIy..vlv
Solid gold baby rings, set with
opals, pearls, etc., 7I-
only
Toadies' gold filled hunting caso
watch, guaranteed American move
ment, value $10, 95
Men's Elgin watches in 20 year
gold filled cases, ar.niver- - Sf
sary sale price "Ov
in the big store's progress'"MJ2M
Bring your friends. Souvenirs for all.
&
EMBR.OIDER.IES
."Of to CSe wiile riouncings in Nain
sook and Cambric also corset cov
er widths, choice in three hits at
::o, 20c,
and
25c
3000 yards Nainsook embroideries
worth up to Tec a yard, all in ono
!t,f-. 19c
lnoo yards Nainsook and Cambric
edgings and in storings, worth up
to ::0c yard, at 15c nlr
and 12'
NEW LACES The correct new
hues for waists and trimmings aro
include,! in the Anniversay salo
spor'al prices. Handsome Venice
bandi., all overs and top
lares at 48c, "9c, 25c and...
Wool BLANKETS Cotton
4Sc buys a pair of cotton blankets.
worth regularly GSc, 200 pairs
while they last
for
48c
T.'.c buys a pair of southern fleece
blankets full size, worth 7Ci-
?Sc pair, for 5C
SO pairs all wool plaid blankets,
very special bargain "y fC
at. pair fc.VO
250 BED COMFORTABLES bought
eme-third under value four great
lots at $1.98. $1.25 fWr
$1.12 and VOL.
200 feather pillenvs, made ejf best
A. C. A. ticking. Anniversary
price "45C
2 cases white bed spreads value
$1.:'.S. Anniversary sale OQ-
price VOC
foo ready-made sheets, size 72x9')
Anniversary sale A f
price
;."ii pillow cases extra well made,
each
only
10c
FURNITURE
Metal beds, big stock to
1.98
hoose from, priced up from.,
Med Springs, up from 1.18
Mattresses, up from 2.25
Diningre-om chairs, from ?4 ?o..5Cc
Dining Tables, solid o:.k $4.50
Reckers in beautiful selec
tions from $15 to
98c
Morris chairs, solid oak. s-rent va
riety, parlor chairs, sili: upholstery.
weirth $6..".o. for 3.90
Tarlor Suits. 3-piece, upholstered
in silk tapestry, worth $32.r.0. 18.5b
Dressing taldes. quartered polished
oak. $12 values for 8.50
$1S.5 drop end Davenports ..12.50
$35 genuine leather couches . .27.50
Steel construction couches, up
holstered in velour.worthf 13.50. 9.98
TRVNKS AND HAND BAGS
Our all 'round the world trunks,
strongly made, canvas covered,
leather straps, solid steel bobs.
clamps and hinges, heavy, hard
woed slats, large
24 inch
4.45
Special fancy metal cov- y Aq
ered trunks, all sizes U"
Solid cowhide suit cases, fi
brass hardware, linen linedv.vlvf
Good enamelled suit Cf
cases at lOvf
Hand bags, gotxl slze4 covered with
enamelled Q-
cloth OOC
milre
THIS STORE
A
aim
O W.tt .Iff
In Honor of this gala, evrvt wc rieve m.de the most ela.borwte
provisions of seasonable merchandise and in all pa.rts of the bi
store there will be bargains of the most tempting description.
Of course, we are proud of our wonderful growth and progress,
but we are never satisfied. We are busy every minute of the day
planning to advance still farther.
There is a good reason, we believe, why we have advanced so
staunchly and that is BECAUSE WE HAVE THE PUBLIC'S CONFIDENCE. Con
fidence is the greatest ally one can have in any undertaking.
This phenomenal growth is not The resvilt of lvick; we believe the
possibilities of this store almoit without limit
CLOAKS. SU TS, SKIRTS AND
LADIES' SUITS
Special anniversary line of pretty
cheviot Venetians and fancy mix
suits in short and long coat styles,
satin lined, very r
ch-ap at 1 J C
Sensible bu.-iness like suits for vo
ment. They are made of black,
navy or brown cheviot, with open
seams, belt and jacket 1 C f
all satin lined .U J
Very swell walking suits of import
ed mixtures, jacket made with fiu;
cluster tuck.;, no collar, nutlried
with fancy braid, satin lined skirt
made with kmc plaits, value all of
?25. We price these
now at
18.75
New Walking and Dress SKIRTS
1'legant models this season, nobby
styles and pretty materials. We
carry about 1000 skirts. The va
riety of styles is largo and our
prices are always low.
They start at an even .
1.00
HOUSE WRAPPERS
Ilojne made effects, wide ami full,
fancy fleeced goods, made
with flounce only ......
ART NEEDLEWORK
Special Annh ersary sale prices.
ROc Tapestry pillows, top and back
finished. 12 dozen
for this sale
25c
ti back,
skein.s
New tinned piilnw tops with back,
beautiful designs including 2 skein.s
I?. & A. embriodery
silk
25c
Shetland Floss, all shades, at, per
, per
9c
pound. $1.00; or
a skein
ttattenburg or Duchesre braids, all
the new patterns at, yard -fl
4c, Cc, 2c, and A
c
Pure C A NDIES-FrcsK
Pure, toothsome candies at less
than you pay elsewhere Hundreds
of pounds made fresh every day
for our Anniversary sa!e r0 dif
ferent kind. absolutely p::ro
creams, choc Itte-s and asserted va
rieties, at. pe r pound
2.".c to
10c
ANNIVERSARY LINENS
Pattern tnl i '-'ofh. napkinr, te
match. tr.b l':-.-"n up free ."i.e. r.p
Vins to n.a'cli: sci.r's for thr s' i--board
with doylies, lenchlot 1: :
drescr toi.; in R;nip?i cvl-.rnidery
and hand made Jananeoe linens,
etc., etc.
A i 25c EACH Towela ef ! linen
damask ar.d hnck. hen-.st:t',',.ed and
hemmed, figured and plain, a'.s
fringed damask towels, extra size,
both plain white and reel or y C-
blue borilers. each JLiJ
AT $1.45 DOZEN Napkins, full
bleached, all linen, size and 'i,
rhoico patterns, wcirth up J gj
to 1.7". at per dcz i T"0
AT 5c YARD Stevens all linn
brown crash towelling, CJr
yard
AT 50c YARD Heavy all linn
loom damask, half bleached, 3
"!'!' 50c
AT 95c YARD Famous 72 inch
6ilver bleach all linen German
table linen. $1.25 quality, hand
somely woven in patterns of Amer
ican beauty rose, water OIr
lily, per yard V5U
AT 10C A YARD 15-inch Barns
ley all linen bleached crash, bleach
ed and unbleached Stevens' crash,
12c quality at, j
per yard lvw
AT 50C A YARD 12 pieces snow
white mercerized table cloth, satin
damask finish, beautiful open de
signs, looks like the finest table
damasks and keeps EZfr
its luster, yard OVJw
THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1004.
CLOSES AT 6.'50 EVERY EVENING
Rofist AND. f L
THIRD AVENUE THROUGH TO SECOND
I D7
e
iey Aiisv
FLEECED NIGHT GOWNS
Made of pretty striped materials,
unusually well made
at 75c, (7c nncl
48c
OATS
fcnle,
LADIES' BLACK PETTICOATS
A big assortment for this fcnle,
splendid values at
?1.25 and
1X0
LADiES' WOOL WAISTS
Tlade firr.' cualily ladies cloth.
laid v.ite. turhs. ;.!! the
popular colors at
I 00
ATS
sh.-iuldcr
CHILDREN'S LONG COATS
Pretty
zibeline coats.
capes, military
$5 hind
style.
3.95
Splendid chevieit and fancy coats
made in several e.f the newest
styles ai: 1 worth rp to $10 j iT
very special at $.98 and O.O
FURS
Black fur cluster TIr
bcatfs, tail:;
Handsome oppossura for scarfs,
Isabella dye, Qa
6 fox tails 5iOV
Loi;g shaped fur neck piece:-., sable
dye, squirrel lined, g
lujt $8.50, but OmSJxl
MEN'S FURNISHINGS
CO elnr.enn Fine Merino wool socks,
line, black Oxford and gray, at
per
pair
15c
Men's tennis f.r.nnel night shirts,
heavy weight, this sale Cfr
each
Men's extra heavy tennis night
shirts, all nicely trimmed
Men's heavy ali-woci sweaters, reg
ular 1.75 l.lnd A )
Anniversary cale , Hr
V M B HELLAS
For rchorl wear 3 special lots of
rcrviceal lo r.'iin umbrellas priced
500 39c
Fine English tnerceri.cd timbrel
lis. stylish handles, at O
$1.5", $1.25 and .' VOC
Family size umbrellas, with extra
heavy shanks and ribs. 20, 32 and
34 inch at $1.25. $1.12 -iO
98c
and
ANNIVERSARY HOSIERY
Vv'omen'r. henvy fleece-lined JT
bo to, 2oc value at, 5C
Children';; elastic ribbed wool hose,
cheap at 25c 1 5C
"Women's fine guage seamless hose,
anniversary sale prize, O
patr
Stocking feet, make worn out
stockings new, 3 05r
pair for
RUBBER FOOTWEAR
Men's heavy buckle Arctics, sever
al styles at 1 "2 ET
$1.6rt and 1 .D
Men's all rubber Arctic sno-w ex
cluders. $2.25 -j 7CT
value, at 1
Frvs ar.d Youths' heavy buckle
37r5:.at.'.':ls 95c
Women's, misses' and children's
Arctics at 7c,
75c and
59c
Aliska
Women's wool lined atcrm Alis!-:a
overshoes, special
at
Rubber boof3 for every
member of the family .
87c
1.25
BLANKETS & LAP ROBES
Fancy border square blankets,
three special lots at 1 O CI
$2.4S. $1.98 and 1
Lan Robes In plush, friezes, fur and
Montana Buffalo, for thU sale at
$7.50, $6.38, $3.98.
$2.48 and
1.87
EXCEPT SATURDAY
ersary
SB
FURS
Fox scarfs, beautifully striped Isa
bella or sable dye, large O Q"7
brush tails, not $12 but ...O O
Plenty Shower-Proof RAIN COATS
la castor and Oxford, c d
at v.515
Handsome rain coats, mae'e with
capes, full belt. ex. largo a
fleeves, $15 values at . 1 I J O
COATS
Warm lined coats ef zibeline. full
tlceve velvet r
piped 0JJ
Cool l,er;ry coats, stylishly trim-in'-d
v. it li velvet, large ball buttons,
fide belts. Colors black, blue and
enrtor, you'll call them 'TCT
$30. but v. e say O JO
Tourist coats so stylish this season,
fancy materials with new gathered
sleeves, full back, with belt, length
45 inches, at J tZ(
SS.75 and .0J
lilegant coats made after new Paris
models in cheviots and etber ma
terials, boxy shape, strapped and
stitched. larrre new sleeves, velvet
only ... lO.UU
UNDERWEAR SALE
SO eloz. ladies' gray and white rib
bed fleece vests, while J
they last C
75 doz. ladies' fine Maro ribbed
fleeced vests and pants, "2 Or
vor.th fiOc, each 3VC
25 doz. ladies' National wool vests
and pants, a splendid value '7'1-,
at 97c, for this sale J
HO doz. ladies' fleeced Union suits,
Oneida styles or button to waist,
gray or ecru, worth EOr
CSc, per suit Dkjk
40 dcz. men's heavy fleece lined
rhirts and drawers, worth Of)r
42c. each VC
f!0 doz. men's extra heavy Ossner
patent fleece shirts and drawers,
you have paid 75c for goods no bet
ter, anniversary CTf)-
sale price, each 01 w
Ladies' Natural Worst H Tlaited
Vests and Pants, silk trimmed,
vests. French band pa its worth
78c: anniversary sale Price-0-
each JA
GLOVES G COVES
Fio dozen Perrin's 2 clasp French
Kid Gloves, 25 dozen fine Mocha
Gloves -unlined and silk lined, val
ues up tej $1.50 at,
per pair
1.00
2f0 dozen Indies' and Misses' Golf
Gloves and mittens, imported
geiods worth up to 75c,
at, per pair 50c and . .
.25c
Ladies' silk lined Cashmere gloves,
worth 7."c and $1.00 per pair, no
more when they are tZfi -
gone, at pr.. 75c and vlw
PRICELESS SIGHT
Your life is before you. Can you
go th Touch it without your eyes?
Incipient trembles now are seri
ous ailments hereafter. Proper dis
criminating choice eif a specialist
to treat your eyes, is all important.
Compare our facilities for eye work
with others. Compare the record ;
of our refract ionist. Dr. Meyers, i
Money cannot buy better service j
than we give yo'i. !
All examinations and advice
absolutely free cf charge. If
glasses are necessary we will
make them and no matter what
kind is required they will be ri'lT.
and our prices are low. A peitive i
guarantee with everp pair. We
have fitted up a thoroughly equip
ped dark room and optical depart
ment and have a complete series :
of the latest and best instruments
known to science for correctly
measuring and diagnosing all er
rors of refraction, and these, with
the knowledge gained by years ol
experience. Insures perfect results.
We had nothing to do with the Louisiana Purchase, and
we are not responsible for the Si. Louis World's Fair; but
we ARE responsible for all that transpires in this great
store every day in the week. Room for alt, and souvenirs by the
thousands. The oftener you come the more souvenirs you get.
OCT.
ANNIVERSARY
The 34th Anniversary will
wonderful values offered:
Fi'ks for shirt waist suits, $1.00,
75c, GSc values for ACr
PSc and 4yt
2000 yards handsome fancy silkn
In teat checks, stripes and
dots. The correct effect for fall
wear, in browns, navies, hunter's
green, etc., etc., bought by us at
about half price at per ACr
yard, 58c and tVC
?1.00 Crepe de Chine, new chiffon
finish, all colors, black and white.
sale
price
58c
$1.00 quality new chiffon taffeta,
all colors. New peau de cygnes,
all colors, anniversary sale C"?
price UO C
24 inch, l0c value black taffeta.
Silk RIBBONS Satin
2.5c black taffeta
ribbon
ISc black satin ribbon,
heavy quality, yard ...
17c
9c
No. 40 wash taffeta ribbom-, all
colors, value 22c, 1
12ic
ft
LATEST MILLINERY
STYLISH STREET HATS made
up in Velvet. Chenille and fancy
braids in turban and toque effect;;,
blues, browns and other desirable
colors: hand made and tno new
est fall designs. Sale nrices from
jr. 2.50
THE FRIT2I SCHEFF HAT tail-
er made', very
nobby
2.25
FRENCH SAILOR HATS jaunty
sr! i.25
Muslin. PRJNTS Flannels
Short lengths 10c, Shaker 7r
flannel, per yard J
Mill lengths, heavy Mottled Ouinea
flannel, usually 11 '.c, 5i'r
for O2C
3000 yards mill ends 9c fancy ten
nis flannels, anniversary rr
sale price JW
Rrenvn cotton flannels, Ar
r.e and T"C
Heavy yard-wide brown Zn
muslin, 7c kind, at lJC-
Double wddth brown sheeting,
worth ISc yard, this A A C
time at I TC
Heavy staple striped straw ticking,
the 15c kind, fif
per yard lvIC'
Full s'andard Indigo blue Ac
prints, light or dark, at "2
Comfeirter prints, large variety, at
per yard 10c, 7c, Er
C'i-c and
Amana all-wool Shirting and Skirt
ing Flanneds. well assorted. Anni
versary sale price, "XAf
45c and wTt
CHINA & H0USEFURN5SHINGS
CHINA DEPARTMENT
This is a regular Mecca for lovers
ef the beautiful as well as bargain
hunters during the Anniversary
sale.
Peautiful salad bowls in
new decorations, 42c kinel
22c
6 fruit
67c
German China berry sets, 6 fruit
saucers and lage bowl, $1
value, vey special at
Fancy China cream jugs, pretty
pretty
10c
shapv and elecrratiejns,
25c ones at
Japanese China is much in demand
just now and hard to get; rn
nut bowls at $1, 75c and . . . OUC
P.er.bon boxes up
frem ,
Hair receivers,
$1.50 to
Sugar and Creams, per
pair. $5.00 to
22c
25c
42c
gs from
Amcng the many new things from
Haviland . Co. ae
Plates from
$1 to
Cake plates
up lrom ,
Salad bowl3
up from
Crack-r jars,
$3 to
Cups and saucers,
$1.25 to
25c
.75c
1.00
1.98
.38c
Two elegant new Haviland dinner
ware patterns will charm you. The
Princess and the Eldorado. They
(O)
o
SALE OF SILKS
be long remembered for the
excellent quality Swiss finish 6
pieces
at. yard
"0 inch black taffeta.
$1.50 quality
. 55c
...95c
27 inch, $1.25 black peau de soie.
rich black, at,
per yard
89c
coats,
et c, at
$3.25 heavy corduroys for coats,
etc.. In brown, navy, tan. etc, at
per
yard
89c
75c black peau de soie and taffeta
silk, 500 yards at,
per yard
?C inch, $1.3S quality
black taffeta
49c
95c
27 inch black chiffon finish taffeta.
taffeta,
79c
$1.00 value at.
per yard
CORSET DEPARTMENT
Corsets for this, our 34th Anni
versary We wish to present our new fa
cilities in practical corset hitting.
An expert fitter will demoiistrato
to you that fine forms are made; by
preiper corsets. Mrs. Crosby ex
plained at the International Dress
makers' convention how every wo
man may be a Venus. Wo want
you all te see our now models in
the celebrated P. N. Corsets, thu
Kabo, the American Lady, the II.
K (',.. The W. II. the French model
l.aVida (genuine whalebone), and
other best known standard quali
t ics of merit.
To attract special attention to our
corset elopartment during this An
niversary sale wc will sell "Our
Spe-eial $1.00 Oontil Corsets" with
four hose supporters attached for
7f( not over two to any one buy
erpick fast and quick,
dollars for 79c
79c
SHOE DEPARTMENT
Some remarkable bargains in the
shoe section during emr great anni
versary sale.
Women's all solid leal her double
sewed, sejfi oil-tanned kangamo
calf shoes with extra quality
soles, made for rough pa
wear, at Ovf
Misses and children's ' Qn
sizes, at $1.25, $1 and OVC
Women's heavy sole Dongola kid
shoes, two very desirable 'lfj
styles at $1.50 and jLZy
P.oys' heavy bex calf shoes, with
double soles, special value -J Q
at $1.45, $1.25 and 4 1 O
Women's warm lined shoes, threo
great values
at $1.50, $1.25 and UU
Wonn-n's black felt fur trimmed
house slippers, SiO"
$1.1 S value for OVC
Men's and boys' heavy canvas log
gings, anniversary sale lO"
price 50c and
aro priced very low, ask to eeo
them.
Ped room toilet sets in 50
,2'.87
different styles from $10 to
Lamps Pig assortment of lha
latest dccoratiejns and shapes pric
ed below the lowest.
Lamps thai usually seJl 07r
at $1.50 for . . . VC
The $1.25 ernes for 75c and so on
through the list.
HOUSEFURNISHINGS
3 qt. coffee pets. Royal
ware'. i'Jc ones fejr ....
8 qt. Perlin kettles,
63c ejnes for
. 29c
. .45c
10-qt Rinsing Pans, valu? 15c, at 29c
1 qt. lon handled banco pans, the
40c kind, for
a quarter
25c
Wallace Rros. white metal
teaspoons, for this sab?.
lc
Universal oil heaters, no smoke,
nej eiirt, will heat any rexim cejmfort-
ably, $4 heaters
for
.2.98
Japannerl bread boxes,
prices begin at
Handsomely nicklcd trays
from $1 to
Coffee and tea pots
$2 to
Tea kettles from
$2 to
35c
,10c
47c
67c
American wringers, all kinds in
ttock, iron or wood frames, ball
bearing, priced
from $4.50 to
1.00
TO

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