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2n THE ROCK, ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20; 1D09. i T . 2sJ ETM. asi is LA AX II vi5U ti'' 01 V f; ? C Store Open Until 9 p. m. Wednesday, Nov. ay Eve, 9 d. Closed all Day Thursday, Except Grill Room. THE TRI-CITIES' MOST POPULAR DEPARTMENT STORJE iN the 25th of Mnrch, iust eisrht months agro, our New Store was opened to the oublic. It was a modest bep-inninp-. and its - - - a. a. o tr charm vand originality is so well known in widely diverse quarters of the United States that many visitors call on us daily and are surprised that a city of this size could support such a large institution. It is being supported not by Rock Island people alone, but by D ivenport, Moline, Clinton, Muscatine and Iowa and Illinois cities for miles around. Thanksgiving Offerings in China and Cut Glass Sections, j You are" cordially invited to inspect this large and j spiencuu snowing 01 nne umna, Cut uiass ana .Dinner Ware, and the prices which we name will not fail to in Awrest. Remember that cur stocks are all new, no old lyocLs, patterns and designs are the latest. Urtunr Leughl'.n semi cTrn.i dinner seta of 100 pieces, each piece finish g.I in a rich gold Tonfmont on tho new Hudson shape. These are rur r-r-ilar 516.00 sets but for this ctferfn or.! $12.93 Ifoinsr Liughlin eemi chir.n dir.ner sets, 100 pieces in each set, decorsMona ar.l gold trnfment of the Ilaviland desisns. These nets Ztso high praOe in vvy respect and are regular 925 values, tut fcr our Thanksgiving sale, only $16.50 HAVILAND CHINA. Wo aro nlio-aring a largo assortment of Ilaviland china in the IlayHaud A Co., also Thoo. Ilaviland patterns, which you can pur ehasa in rnj nm!er of pieces and match when broken. Ask to One of the special attractive parts of store is the Grill Room which has a tone of art and refinement that commands the best trade in the tri-cities. Thanksgiving we will give a special 50c Table d'Hote Luncheon from 12 to 3 p. m. and open until 9 p. m. a la Carte. Music by Young's orchestra. Entrance to Grill Room on the east side of the Best building1. Take elevator to fifth floor. Reservations for Thanksgiving Day suggested. A Pleased Custo- Think of It a Turkey Dinner for 50c. Good Music. High Class Service. mer and Our Thanks. The store must share in the festivities of our first Thanksgiving so have inaugurated this three days' sale, which will interest the homes that will have their own special Thanks giving dinners. Note the special prices. And note, too, that visitors and purchasers are equally welcome. CUT GLASS. A splaulil treat .?..-.-: !'b you in this section. c-a cvbiy ;iand. Cut Ifts celery traye, rich designs at Cat tin rr.-sar emits in deep heavy cuttings SaJad 1 o-,f Ii, 3 i-rt. a:?c-, high quality cuttings, regular yrn-e ?3.7, no S'tr cut Tyfctsr tumblers', S cimce size per set of G Star cti.t aisib-c glzanas on te:n, special, each ....... HAND PAINTED CHINA. A laso oascriaifjijt cf aodiuta and high grade patterns at pr-.:.a that vlll qulcldy loose them. Salad dishes, celery traj-3, mgnr nd cream ?ots, olive d'shea, fruit plate, ico creaai plcts. brv&a and butter plates, chup p kites and a large list which epaco -.rtll not permit us to mention. Grand offerings $3.50 $1.50 $3.98 65c 23c Your cboic cf one assortment plates, at -r Your choice or one VERY SPECIAL cf bread and butter 50c each cf chop plates at M cn Your cho!co cf one each of celery trays at -J QQ CARVING SETS. Carvliis sets la real stag handles from $1.98 up to $5.00 per pp. CwYing sets in sterling silver mountings at $6.50 i:p Ycur choice of 50,0 gold fish at 10c each. Thanksgiving Foot Ball Novelties Ladles' jmuir. The facsimile cf a football, with satine lined and padded with atraps, high school pennant and cniuiem, genuine pis skin, eale rriec 1.98. Our regular price 2.75. Linen Dept. 72 inch bleached Dama6k Table Lin ens, assorted patterns, easily worrh SI per yard, Thar.lisivlns sale price, yard 75c Napkins to match, per dozen, $3.00. 72-inch bleached Satin Damask Table Llaenn. in !er.itifi'l depigns, extra heavy weight, yard. ... $1.25 Napkins to match, dozen. &.30. Exquisite designs in pattern sets, cloth and napkins to match, sizes 8-4, 10-4 and 12-4, ranging in price from, per set $6 to $20 Round all linen centerpieces with embroidered edges and drawn work. 30x30 inch, each . . . QSC 36x36 inch, each $1.25 Bleached all linen Pattern Cloth, sizo 10-4. each $2.00 Bleached all linen Pattern Cloth, size 12-4, each $2.50 70 inch mercerized damask, looks and wears like linen, yard 50c Napkins to match, per dozen $1.75 36 inch hemstitched damask lunch cloths, each $1.25 18x54 hemstitched damr.sk dresser scarfs, each 98c 20 inch damask toweling, assorted patterns, yard 39c Books for the Holidays The Avengers, by Ileadon Hill, reg ular value $1.19, 38c. Mysterious Mr. Sabin, by B. Phil ips, Oppenheimer, regular value $1.19, S8c. The Lightning Conductor, by C. N. and A. M. Williamson, regular value $1.18. 48c The Sherrods, by George Barr Mo Cutcheon, regular value at $1.18, 48c. The Arkansaw Bear, by Albert Bigelow Paine, regular value at $1.C0, $J.OO. The Greatest Trust in the World, by Russell, regular value, 98c, ;jsc. The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne, by William J. Locke, regular value $1.18, 48c. The Liberators, by Isaac N. Stev ens, regular value $1.19, S8c. Alice of Old Vincennes, by Maur ice Thompson, regular value $1.18. 48c. The Deluge, by David Graham Philips, regular value $1.18, 48c. Don Miguel Tehumada, by Sue Greenleaf, regular value $1.18, 48c. The Dumpling, by Coulson Kerna han. regular value $1.19, 38c. The Closed Book, by William Le Queux, regular value $1.19, 38c. The Shutters of Silence, by G. B. Brugln, regular value $1.19, 38c. The Tarpaulin Muster, by John Maeefleld, regular value $1.19, 88c 88c. The Light, by Mrs. Harold E. Goist v tar value $1.19, 88c Feminine finance, by Francis Crouch, regular value $1.19, 88c. Half a Rogue, by Harold Mac Grath, regular value $1.18, 48c Lawler's Wealth, by Russell, regu lar value $1.19, 88c. The One Who Saw, by Headon Hill, regular value $1.19. 88c My Mamie Rose, by Owen Kildare, regular value $1.18. 48c. The Garden oJjAUah, by Robert Hickens, regular value $1.18, 48c The Mystery of the Four Fingers, by Fred M. White, regular value $1.18, 48c Araby, by Baroness Von Hutten, regular value $1.19, 88c. The First Secretary, by Demetra and Kenneth Brown, regular value at $1.19. 38c Barbara Rebell. by Mrs. Belloe Lowndes, regular value $1.19. S8c . Scars on the Southern Seas, by George Bronson Howard, regular value $1.19, 88c. To Have and to Hold, by Mary Johnston, regular value $1.18, 48c. 48c The Castaway, by Halite Ermlnle Rives, regular value $1.18, 48c. HOUSE FURNISHINGS 45c oval Reed enameled pudding pan for Thanksgiving pudding . . . : 35c 15c steel gray enameled pie pan fT Thanksgiving pie " 8c $1.40 17 quart heavy Reed bread raiser .$1.15 95c $1.25 large size sheet iron meat roaster . $3.98 Standard Oil heater, do smoke, no odor, nickel trimmed $2.75 25c medium size sheet metal coal bucket . . 18c $2.25 Thanksgiving turkey roasters now. . $1.98 Thanksgiving Silverware, the Kind that R-ssists Wear A few special values, taken from our jewelry section, which should appeal to the, thrifty housewife, and especi ally at this season of the year. A large stock of "1847 Rogers" knives, fcrk3, spoons, and fancy pieces always on hand. We carry all the fan cy patterns as well as the plain ones, and can match your tableware for you in any of the different patterns. If you have the Charter Oak, Vintage, PriscillaT or any patterns you wish matched, bring them to us, and the chances are we have it in stock. Our line is very com plete. We offer for this week, as a special Thanksgiving price, a largo size Berry Spoon, Rogers ware, beautiful pattern, in lined case $1.23 Gravy Ladle, Roge rs, in fancy lined case Q"Jq Cream Ladle, Rogers, in fancy lined case 59 C Long Pickle Fork, Rogers, In fancy lined case C7C We have a very large 6tock of fine silver pieces, eppecially suit able for the Thanksgiving table, such as Baking Dishes, Casseroles, Fern Dishes, Bread and Roll Trays, Candlesticks, Napkin Rings, Cream and Sugar Sets, Spoon Trays. Vases, Coasters, Etc. Our line of Sterling Silverware Is new, and here you will find many snappy designs net shown elsewhere. We are making a spe cial price on our Sterling Silver Teaspoons, heavy patterns, many new this week, at $4.25, $4.50. $5, $5.50. $5.75, and up. Beautiful Almond Sets, one-half O 7CL qnr3 f C1C dozen in fancy lined case ' J cLIiUL t.cJU1 Silver Plated Cloth Brushes Best quality silver plated Clcth Brush. 1'2 inches long, fine quality bristles, set In celluloid strip, and brush can be worked with no dan ger of bristles coming out. Beautiful floral design, soft French gray finish, regular $2.25, thl3 day only -K7 Others $2.00, $1.85, and 81.25. p"AcJ CAKE DEPARTMENT. Cakes baked fresh daily. Orders taken for Thanksgiving Caken, Pies, and Pastry, Fruit. Nut. Angel, Chocolate, Sunshine, Guid, Sil ver, and Layer Cakes; made Just the way you want them; roufoiu-.L!' prices. Special orders for Ice Cream, Sherbets, delivered on Thanks giving day. Thanksgiving Cut Flowers. Leave yonr orders rarly for cut flowers fcr Thanksgiving. Fresh daily. Chrysanthemums, American liecuty Roses, Cam a" tlons. Ferns. Lowest prices, highest quality. " i : : i " 1 i . " 7 """"" " " ' "T1-, . - EEP MONEY IN THE WEST Effect of Merger of Consolidated and - National Ca3nslty Companies. vjF Chicago, Nov. 20. Confirmed ro V )ort3 that tho Consolidated Casualty company here has swallowed tho Na tional Casualty Insurance company -f Louisville presage other mergers with tho same company whose directors represent, it is said, $50,000,000 of per sonal western and southern -wealth. The dominance of eastern Insurance companies In the southern and west ern fields is waning as result of lusty growth by the new companies which have set out to retain in the- heart of America the flood of insurance reve nues, some $400,000,000 a year," which has been going to tho east and to Europe. It transpires that the merger of the National Casualty with the Consoli dated was effected by purchase, stock holders of the former having voted to accept etock of the Consolidated, share for share in exchange. It i said to have followed weeks of Inves tigation 'and negotiations. President Robert B. Armstrong of the Consoli dated company having recently accept ed the proposition which was submit ter. President Armstrong formerly was assistant secretary of tha Unitsd States treasury. Lame back comes on suddenly anJ is extremely pa'i-ful. It Is caused by rheumatism cf the muscles. Quick re lief is afforded by appljlng Chamber lain's Liniment, Sold by all drua-eUta. If !