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SATTJRIiAY, . APJRIL, s 3, 1909.
IS U017 A CAPTAIN
ment License as a Steam
WILL COMMAND THE W; W,
After Spending Short Time Here,
Will Take Excursion Boat South
for Summer's Work.
Joe Streekfus of this city has return-
ed for a short time from the south,
where he has been in charge of the
steamer J. S. during a large part of
the winter. Mr. Streekfus has the
right to place the title of "captain" be
fore his name this year, as he has been
issued papers giving him that right.
."Under the authority of his new title
he will take charge of the steamer
. W. W. this season.
W. Y. Com South.
The "W. W. is at present in the
Kahlke boatyards, where it was given
a thorough overfiSu4ipg during the win
ter. A&er its new skipper has rested
a short time among his friends here,
the boat will get up steam "and will
proceed to Paducah, where it will pe
taken on the ways and given a shining
new coat ' of paint. It will ,thcn be
ready to open the excursion season on
the upper river early in May.
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of l..e Argus, win
be gladly received and published. But
In cither case the identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure relia
bility. Written notices must bear sis
nature and address..)
Music Stidy CHib Meets Miss
.IreneDon, 1218 Second avenue, was
the hostess yesterday afternoon to lh
members of the Music Study club. The
composers. Schumann and Brahms,
,were studied, sketches of their lives
being read by Miss Marian McCand
Icss and Miss Dorothy Chamberlain.
The program given follows:
Piano, "Whims" Schumann
Miss Marian McCandless.
Vocal, "Two Grenadiers". . .Schumann
MisB Nina Van Buren.
Piano, "Trauraerl" Schumann
Miss Elinore Scott.
Piano, "Berceusie" Schumann
Miss Irene Don.
Vocal, "Sunshine" Schumann
"Wanderer's Song" Schumann
Miss Ruth West.
Piano, "Auswnng" Schumann
" Miss Dorothy Pleasants.
Piano. "The Witches Dance"
. , MacDowell
Miss Lois Hubbard.
Miss Elizabeth Craig.
Piano, "The Butterfly" Lavalle
Miss Lois Hubbard.
Chorus, "Lullaby" Brahms
. The next meeting of the club will
be in two weeks.
: Sorority Hold Meeting. The Eta
Kappa Phi sorority held a pleasant
meeting last evening with Miss Cora
Tomorrow from 12 to3
in the new
Street Pickles Celery Olives
New Spring; Onions
' Canap of Herring Dlsmnrk
Cream of Chicken
Sea Bass Chamberlln
Tenderloin of Beef Boorgols
Saddle of Lams
Ribs of Beef
French Peas Stewed Cora
Cream Parsnips Puree Tomato
Dessert Ice Cream and Cakea
Costard or Peach Pie
' Wffee I 9111k ' nice Conde
Gaetjer, 1116 Seventeenth street The
ladies Fpent the evening with sewing
and tin a social way and the hostess
served a lunch. -
Ladies' Aid Meets. Mrs. Andrew
Kempe was the hostess yesterday (af
ternoon at her home, 631 Thirty-fifth
street, to the members of the Indies'
Aid society of Grace Lutheran church,
a goodly number of whom were pres
ent. Business occupied the irreatpr
part of the afternoon and the hostess
served a lunch.
F. D. C. Club- Elects. The F. D. C.
club held a meeting last evening-with
Arthur Kocrber, 2831 Sixth avenue,
and elected officers for the next three
months as follows:
President Curtis Cromer.
Vice President Arthur Dale.
Secretary Arthur Koerber.
Treasurer Arthur Wilcox.
Manager Will Aldrich.
The business session was followed
by a social hour and lunch was served.
Increasing cloudiness, with
showers tonight or Sunday;
J. M. SIIERIER, Local Forecaster.
Temperature nt 7 a. iu., 3S; nt 3 p. ui.,
SO. Maximum temperature In Inst. 24
hoars, T4 minimum, 37. Velocity of
wind at 7 a. m., 14 miles per hour. Stage
of 'water, 6.2 feet, a rise of .2 foot In
lust 24 hour. Precipitation, .04 Inch.
April 3 In History.
17S3 Washington Irving, American
author, born; died 1ST3. .
1SC4 John Wilson (Christopher North),
British author and magazine writ
er, dit-d; born 1780.
1803 Fall of Petersburg.
190.8 James Jeffrey Uoche. noted
American poet, died at Berne,
Switzerland; born 1847.
Sun sets 0:23, rises 5:34; moon sets
5:30 a. m.; moon's ajre 13 days.
Kerler & Co, weave rugs.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
Read II. K. Walker's want adi.
Tri-CIty Towel Supply company.
For bus and express, Spencer & Trefa.
Godfrey's laundry gives green trad
Don' buy any Easter jewelry before
Let . Krell & . Johnston do your tin
and furnace work. 1316 Third avenuo.
II. T. Slenion wants your tin and
furnace work. 1526-1528 Fourth, ave
nue. Grand ball given by the TVrpsicho'
ean club at Turner hall Saturddy
The Easter showing at McCabos
goes far toward" setting fashions for
You may not get in the Easter pro
cession unless you visit McCab3's
early in the week.
Mrs. Austin's famous pancakes make
l hearty, wholesome breakfast. Fresh
supply now at your grocers.
Meat is high, fruit scarce, so buy
Mrs. Austin's famous pancake flour,
A good, hearty breakfast, for a little
Dr. C. T. Foster, who has had an
office in the Hurst building on Twen
tieth street for the past 12 years, has
moved to the Best building, room 401
The burning of soot in a chimney at
420 Sixth street caused the fire de
partment to mke a run to that place
last night about 9:30. No damage was
The Regis Is the corset of fashion
the special inducement which Mc
Cabe's are offering until Easter will
make many more women wear a Regis
corset than have before.
Easter shoes and oxfords, Easter
hosiery and gloves, - Easter silks and
petticoats, Easter parasols and purses,
are among the attractions which lue
the enthusiastic woman to McCabe's.
Gustav Johnson, aged 1$, was ad
judged insane in the county court this
morning and committed to the Water
town hospital. He resides in Moline.
The young man's mental breakdown Is
said to be due to worry.
A regular style pageant every day
next week at McCabe's, in which will
be seen (he new spring fashions in
hats, wraps, gowns, coats, neckwear,
purses, gloves, hosiery, shoes, handke;
chiefs, ornaments, etc.
The men's meeting at the V. M. C
A. tomorrow afternoon will be ad
Jressed by H. E...Van Duzer. In ad
dition to the speaking there will be a
hort musical program of vocal solo
At the boys' meeting there will be an
illustrated lecture on "Daniel" by Rev
GET PROMOTION EARLIER
Congressmen Are. Told Change
. Arsenal Will Be Immediate.
According to advices to Congress
men McKinney and Dawson, there, will
be a readjustment of wages at Rock
island arsenal, effective April. 1, in
stead of In June, as usua!. The change
'ill affect SCO employes, and is based
on efficiency records. It gives promo-
lion to 175 employes, of whom 1 42 are
harness makers, 37 laborers, 12 ma
chinlsts, and 19 skilled laborers. It af
fets 30 classes of employes at the ar
senal. Representaives Dawson and
McKinney have been working for some
time to get a readjustment at this
time instead of wal "He for the regu
F UN land exercise
for the boys arid girls
Roller Skates, steel roll
ers, "adjustable sizes, per
tsTtrmTr ICf .ATT .tTl TH 1RO - AVENUE'
1J rCrVrt U LL1V. THROUGH TO tCON-D
"S. & II." Green Trading Stamps Free on Every Cash Porebase.
clothes line props, bought
to sell at 22c, Monday
while they last, each 10c.
THE Corset is the foundation for all '
dress modes. No matter how beauti
ful the govnf it's the corset that molds
the -figure' for which the costume completes
...The "Regis" is the corset of fashion.
Regis corsets are light in Avcight yet strong
and durable." and arc firm in molding the fig
ure to those long graceful lines which arc so
necessary for the present fashion. jt
Tliev are the finest exponents of corset
making 'skill. Every line is of sculpture-like
accuracv, designed to give ease -as well as
grace and style to the figure. Regis corsets
are from $1.00 to $12.00. Hardly a wo
man who has ever been fitted with a Regis
could be induced to wear anyrother corset.
All Regis corsets above $-'.00 are boned
with genuine Wahlon boning making them
unbreakable and causing them to retain, their
shape till the. last day as good as the" first.
That every woman who has not tried a
Regis may have the opportunity before 'Eas
ter? we've decided to rrive a hand-back of 50c
on each Regis sold above $2.00 until Easter.
Remember, 50c hand-back on every Regis
above $2.00 till 9:30 Saturday night before
Easter. One whole week, a-half dollar hand-back.
Activity Among the Easter Silks
THE Foulards arc more beautiful than ever before a
bewildering collection of attractive designs in shades
of Old (Sold, Raspberry, Old Rose, ,Toupe,7 Wistaria
Burgundy. Reseda. Biscuit, etc., etc., in Rainproof and Shed-
water finish a -splendid oilenng at 75c per yard.
Popular Rough Silk" Suitings, 2 -inch, newest
a rare value ayvoc per yam
45-inch Imported Foulard Silks, a very fortunate pur
chase of sample pieces of these finest Foulards 5 to 15 yard
pieces rich colorings worth up to S'.'.'Jj per yard, marked
very special at $1.50 per yard.
Silk Petticoats for Easter
BRING in sample of your new gown and, we will match
it in a silk petticoat Taffeta Petticoats, deep circular
. flounce, you'll say $5.0 we say $3.65.
Rustling Taffeta Petticoats, deep umbrella flounce, neat
ly tucked, shades to match any Easter gown even $5.00.
Extra heavy Taffeta Silk Petticoats, deep flounces with
silk underlays all the exquisite shades, $6.75 and $5.95.
Easter Belts and Jewelry
MORE .novelties at lower prices than
ever before PinsM.r Easter Hats,
Rhinestones, jet and fancy pins, 25c
Handsome Rhinestone pins worth $1.55,
at 50c. Just look at them, they're new, 50c.
Beautiful rosebud pins only 10c. -
Sash pins, extensively also ured as
brooches, wonderful variety. 10c to $2.75.
New Directoirc leather belts, very popu
lar, 20c, CSc, 50c.
. Elastic Jet Belts, in with the big demand
for jet of all kinds. 50c. -':-
Elastic Embroidered Beltings, great var
iety in all the new shadings, up from 35c yd.
" Fancy-Bandeaux for the hair, many novel
patterns," 25'cPtq $3.75.
Fancy Barrettes, jdain and jewelled.; 10c
Tuberose Bulbs, double pearl, each 2c
and lc. '
Gladiolus Bulbs, fine mixture. 2c. - V
Finest Sweet Pea Seed, per ottnee, 5c.V
Dahlia Roots, large ones. 5c.
Onion sets, per quart. 10c.
Finest Mixed Lawn Grass Seed. lb. 17c.
Immense assortment, best flower and
vegetable seeds, per package, lc.
Parasols and Umbrellas ;
THE early showing of Parasols will charm you, for the
parasol makers have done their best to add to the at
tractiveness of the Easter costume. A riot of beauti
ful colors, to match every possible shade of suit or gown.
Exclusive stvles made specially for us and not to be found
elsewhere. Easter Parasols $5.00, $4.00, $3.50 and down
' Women's Colored Silk Taffeta and Serge Umbrellas,
with or without borders, a very choice line of colors, rain and
sunproof, $3.00, $2.00 and $1.60.
Cloisonne Enamel Jewelry
EXCLUSIVE designs for the spring styles. This line
of beautiful jewelry heretofore was produced in Hol
land and France but is now made in our own country.
It has met with unrivaled success and stands today as the
finest work of its kind in the Jewelry World.
It is impossible to faithfully describe in words the chang
ing iridescence and lustre of these transparent enamels, beau
tifully wrought in sterling silver, satined and recolored in
pure gold effects.
Over 50 new designs in flowers, fruit, Indian heads, Scar
abs, belt pins, collar pine, brooches, barrettes, etc.
Prices range from $7.00 to OSc. This selection on dis
play in the Jewelry Section on Second Avenue.
rHATEVER is best and newest in hosiery is here
Silk, finest Lisle, beautiful lace stockings, Gauzes
and the finest of Egyptian cottons, all the difficult
shades to match the suits, Bronze, Hunter's ; Green, London
Smoke, Wistaria, the many shades of Tan and Brown; you
will have no trouble in matching that new Easter gown here
and tlie prices are always a little less at McCabe's.
Easter Shoes and Oxfords
1 HE new Oxfords and Shoes are unusu
ally handsome. The great variety of
popular leathers this season, the hand
some lasts and nifty styles, the general make
up, swagger and ginger, all go to produce the
finest footwear we have ever shown..
For Women The Regis and Majestic mak
ers have outdone themselves, there is more
style, wear and comfort in one pair of thest
shoes than ordinarily in two pairs of other
makes styfe, quality and shoe satisfaction
combined hence the. popularity of "these
shoes Retris and Majestic per pair, $5.00,
$4.00, $3.50, $3.00 and $2.50.
For Men the King Quality and Arnold
Shoes stand for the highest type of shoe mak
ing, the greatest, possible wear .and allsthe
style that can be put into shoes and oxfords,
per pair $&.00, $4.00 and $3.50. .
For Boys and Girls, Misses and Children
the styles have never been so attractive as
those now shown. Shoes, Oxfords and Slip
eprs. for every sort of style and occasion,
from sizes for babies at 50c up to those for
big boys at $2.50.
ONLY a ftw from the many kinds
Rare Oriental Perfumes, Hi Yang,
Yiorenta, Gul Razee, Pagoda, etc, per
Jajtanese Wisteria, double strength. $1.
Violet's imported French Perfumes. Cy
tise. Veldor and Ambre Royal; special, per
ounce, $1.50. . . -
Pierrot's Jickee, Ideal. Jasmiu and La
Trefle, double strength ; per ounce, 75c.
Lundborg's Violet Dew, Arbor Rose and
Swiss Lilac; Easter week, per ounce, 39c.
Dainty box perfumes for Easter gifts, all
the best o'dors, 25c to $2.25.
Re-Pro Art Finish
ALL week in our Paint Department,
there will be an expert in home deco
rating who will demonstrate Re Pro,
the new wood finish adaptable for the finish
ing of floors and the interior wood work in
homes at a very small cost you arc enabled
to change your floors and wood work to al
dost any desired finish. At this house clean
ing season every Jiousekeener should be in
terested in this new wood finish.
A free sample of Re Pro to. every house
keeper visiting our Paint Department. House
China Cut Glass
HIGHLY polished rich cut
glass Bonbons, 5-in. size,
$1.25 value. Monday only 59c
S-in. Bowls with' deep all
over cuttings in assorted de
signs: regular $1.00 value,
Imported china Salad Bowls
in variety of beautiful deco
rations and shapes, the 75c
values for 39c.
Water Pitchers in a varied
assortment of decorations on
fine china: 2, 3 and 4-pint
sizesv worth up to $1.35; your
choice of the lot 69c.
Brass and EnamTd Beds
A LARGE and varied line
of artistic patterns, rep
resenting the . new models in
.brass, steel and iron, finished
ivory, gun metal, Vernis Mar
tin, oxidized copper and com
bination colors. f
We are showing surprising
values like these , -
Substantial Iron Beds,
white and colors, only $1.47.
. 7 patterns Metal Beds,
white v and colors with gold
trimmings; specially priced at
Colonial and Continuous
Post Metal Beds, massive
styles in all colors and finish
es, including Polished Steel
Beds with, brass and gold
trimmings, $16.50 to $3,751
Brass Beds Large 2-inch
Continuous Posts, or straight "
posts with - knob vases, pol
ished or satin finish ; special
values, $45.00 to $14.45. .
Extraordinary Mattress Of
ferings 40 pounds, .all pure
cotton, full size, high grade
Ticking,usually sold at $7.50; i
a special purchase enables us
to offer this fot at. $4.85.
Combination, , Cotton ; Mat
tresses, all sizes, $4.75 o
;$2.50. . -
WE most elaborate exposition
of fashionable millinery ever
held in the three cities. Every
. variation of the latest modes
and their interpretations by our re- ',.
, Vastly interesting will be this . rf.
wide diversity of fashions decrees. -A
regular Style Pageant every day
at which will be shown the"" new
Tare spring shades in fabrics and
trimmings, gowns, hats and wraps.
The smart street . dresses and tailored
suits and the fashionable one-piece
frocks with coats to match, neckwear,
jewelry, purses, gloves, shoes, hosiery,
handkerchiefs, ornaments, etc, every
day till Easter.
The most elaborate showing in our
history. Easter is so near we earnestly
advise your early choosirlg.
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YOUR coat or suit
is an absorbing question that must
be speedily settled if you would ap
pear in the Easter procession, now just 1
week away. We wish to ' remind you
that our work rooms, while superbly
organized, have their limit. We will do
everything possible to deliver your gar
ment up to the last minute but the earl
ier; we have your decision the better for
you and for us. ' Jf.
Hundreds of new coats, and suits,
just arriving added to the already splen
did assortments, give you the widest
choice the latest models, crisp and
fresh from fashion centers. We have
gathered together this great collection
- of high grade garments at the lowest
'possible cost and incorporate in every
garment a distinctive touch of original
ity that will appeal to ALL women, for
.where is the woman who does not wish
to appear well dressed.
- Fine broadcloth coats, striped covert
cjoats, novelty semi-fitted coats, tailored
serge coats, cutaway, coats, variously
priced 2.75 to $35.00. .
hXwo and three-piece suits, tailored serge and chiffon : broadcloth suits, suits in man
nish mixtures, suits in all the new shades, $12.50 to $50.00.
Easter Kid Gloves
FULL color lines, finest
qualities Perrin's best
quality real Tvid Gloves, in
the newest tones of old gold,
champagne, mode, tan and
gray, correct, with any color
gown, $1.65 per pair.
Other Standard French Kid
Gloves, including the. best
known makers of Suede, wash
able kid. etc.. one. two, three
clasp, all colors, big -and - at
tractive showing, at $1.50 a
Keyser Silk Gloves
EASTER Exhibit Service
and satisfaction in every
pair. The production of Ivayser
Silk Gloves for the spring sea
son of 1909 is superior to all
other makes in point of fin
ish and colors all the . new
-shades to match Easter Hats
or Gowns, also black and
white -two-clasp to the 16-but-ton
lengths. 50c, 75c, $1.00
to $1.75 the. pair.
np HE. widest range and he
I handsomest patterns we
have ever shown. The ' best
designs from the best makers,
Anglo-Persians, , Anglo-Indians.
Royal Worcesters, Bag
dad : Wiltons, 'Smith's- and
Beauvais Axminsters, ., Whit-
tall & Lowell Body Brussels,
Reamed -and Seamless Vel
vets, Smith & Sanford's Tap
estry Brussels. Rugs of qual
ity, all sizes, of the latest pat
terns and colorings.
9x12 ft. Anglo-Persian
Rugs, $57.50 to $50.00.
9x12 ft. Royal Worcester
and Bagdad Wiltons, $38.50 to
9x12 ft. Smith and Beau
vais Axminsterl Rugs, $27.50
liar June change