i WAY TO FIRE
2Mtamt KkMm Abra
ham' faafy ('pur Tnek
; fire Chief Angu Schmidt fig
trad in to automobile collision at
4'Ai o'clock 7Mtrdajr afternoon
v&ile be was on th wy to the ice
aniM fire east of Milan which re-
KdlMi in the chief car and a truck
thonging to the Abraham's candy
letipany being greatly damaged.
- fire Chief Schmidt was driving
it a fast rate went on Fifth avenue
ind blowing the siren as warning.
' it Fourteenth street his machine hit
the candy company track, which j
wai being driven sooth on Four
teenth street by F. P. Cook, 234
Third street, Mollne.
The chief's car bit tha truck
with such fore as to carry it to
the curb lino and smashing it
against a telephone pole.
Neither driver was thrown out
of bis car, nor hurt. Both .ma
chines, however, were badly dam
aged. The front ajcel on the chiefs
car Was bent, the radiator smash
ed, one of the fenders doubled up
and the car otherwise disabled. ,
Both front wheels of the truck
were broken and the front of the
truck smashed in.
Chief Schmidt said this morning
that blame for the accident has not
been attached, but he cited the
numerous instances where the fire
department bad issued warnings to
the public to look out for Ore de
partment cars while on a run. He
said that speed is necessary while
going to a fire, and that every pre
caution should be taken by drivers
of other cars to give the tight of
SHIP UAYOB BID
V TOPABTY CHVBf
In order that the "Leap Tear"
oartr of the Community club, to be
held in the Odd Fellows' ball Satur
day night, may be effective, per
sonal invitations have been sent to
various of the confirmed bachelors
of Bock Island, the officers an
nounced today. Following a meet
ing of the members of the club last
night one of the invitations, was
fnraanlnt tn MaVDT HarlT M.
Schriver. The purpose of the af
fair is to give unmarried men a
chance to secure a future helpmeet,
it i rumored.
The membership was called into
meeting last night to discuss the
advisability of dropping the Sat
urday night dance plan. The rea
son given for this proposal was
that the attendance of these af
fairs has fallen off materially in
the past few weeks. - However, the
gathering unanimously voted for
continuing the aeries of dances, aad
pledged better support such as
was formerly given wnen the
dances took place in the armory
in the future.
Contracts were closed with the
Wisherd line steamboat company
last night for' the servicee of the
O. W. Hill on the aight'of May It.
There was appended the stipula
tion that if this event is a. success
the club mar take the boat on two
more dates. , - V; r
Nellie Hartman and Laura Bate
man were the two delegates repre
senting the Sunday school at the
Sdnday school convention Monday
and Tuesday in Mollne.
Charles Dunlap shipped his cattle
to Chicago Monday. '
Miss Lillian Carlson returned to
er none Saturday near adu
after spending several wksi
hnm of Genrm W.kiut.i
. - "-..iiciu
' Ut.. T . .
charge of the Epworth leu.
ikr ui uuuut; evening.
A GOOD THING
Read this ad over carefully then bring it with you and se
lect what you want. Money cheerfully refunded if goods are
not satisfactory. Every pair of our shoes that we sell is guar
anteed strictly solid leather in every respect; a new pair free
if it is the fault of material or make. Mail orders - sent the
same day by parcel post prepaid.
Large assortment of
Women's summer weight
union suits, 2 for
Women's cotton hose, as
sorted colors, 4 pair
Women's medium weight I" A A
union suits, $2.00 values.. P-a.el
Women's medium weight A A
union-suits, $2.00 values.. $JLeUU
Men's two-piece underwear, bal
briggan, 2 gar- A A
menu ... tPJL.W
Men's silk lisle hose,
4 pair for
Men's cotton dress sox, as- (J"i A A
sorted colors, 8 pair PXUU
Men's heavy cotton work A A
sox, 7 pair V XeUU
Men's amoskeag cham- (J"i A A
bray shirts P.UU
Boys' overalls, all $100
Arrow and Lion brand collars, 25c
8 for ...
... $1 off
Men's neckwear, assort
ed colors, $1 values, 2 for
Spring Hats, the newest
patterns, sale price
Men's athletic union suits, values to
3 pair ...
On all better grades of lace curtains,
On all men's fine dress shoes, $1.00
On all men's good work shoes, $1.00
On all women's fine dress shoes, $1.00
On men's hip boots, $1.00 off.
On men's knee boots, $1.00 off .
Open Until 9 P. M. The Home of Lower Prices. Money Cheerfully Refunded
40W08 W. 2nd St M' Davenport K"'
Our Ten Days
Clearance Sale of
Is rapidly nearing an end. Only Six more days. About thir
ty special bargains still left in new and used Pianos and Player
Easy Terms of Payment
If you can not call during the day telephone Dav. 921 for
121 East Second St
We have employment
for several thoroughly ex
, We understand your
shade problems and can
advise you what is best to
be done 3rd Floor.
New Spring Wash Fabrics
That are attracting unusual attention
Especially this season when so many women are making their own
dresses. We have been more than usually fortunate in securing this
very extensive and beautiful variety of wash fabrics for our customers.
The colors, patterns and quality is so far above the average we feel sat
isfied that many new customers will be attracted to our store. Your in
spection is hereby anticipated and we ask you to see the exclusive pat
terns now being shown in our center aisle. Third Anu storo. -a
This is a Season of Laces
Wc are showing FILET FLOUNCES with Bandings to match in beautiful embroid
ered designs; the e'very newest and prettiest, direct from their French makers.
Other EMBROIDERED SILK NETS are here in coin andcube designs of contrasting
colors. These are used extensively as overdrapes.
FRENCH VAL LACES in edges, insertions, headings and edgings with beading tops.
A large variety of the newest patterns to select from.
COLLAR POINT LACES of excellent quality. Venice laces in the real shade. , Beau
tiful separable designs and exceptional values.
Every provision has been made in this department to supply our customers with the
lace you want when you want them and at exceptionally low prices. -
NATIONAL VEILING WEEK
We are featuring most charming
Van Raalte Motifs for Easter
just made for you.
The VaA Raalte Veil
the newest of this sea
son's creations, is wait
ing for you in our veil-
ing department. You
will know it by the dis
tinctive smartness, or
the soft, graceful,
draped effect it immed
iately gives to your costume-
Van Raalte Veils are
delicate dainty as a
Bv the yard
35c to 2.50
98c to 6.50
Beautiful hand-made bead
bags for Easter- Wonder
ful creations that are quite
captivating. Quite the
proper kind of a bag to
lend distinction to the
springtime frock or suit.
Specially low prices
Of good quality white ma
dras for children 2 to 6
years old. Nifty suit
trimmed with fancy collar,
cuffs and large pearl but
tons. See them while they
are priced at $1.5 to
Boys' Easter Suits
and they're just the styles "that will meet the
approval of regular boys. Sturdily tailored of
tne best materials to withstand the hard wear
lively boys will eive them. We hold the orice
i within your reacn. .
FANCY HEATHER MIXED CASSIMERE SUITS.
Belted yoke style coats, nifty patch pockets and Knick
erbocker pants. Were going to seil the
lot at a very small price so you better
come early and select the better patterns.
BLUE AND GREY FANCY MIXED CASSIMERE
SUITS in very nobby spring styles, sure to please the
son and dad will appreciate tne saving ot C A
several dollars by cnoosing from this par- jl JjU
ticular lot. , JV ad :
VELOL'R CASSIMERE SUITS in heather stripes and
fancy mixtures. This is an especially attractive assort
ment and there's two pair of pants with iojP'
each suit. Choice of a suit in this lot in- J (fetOU
sures a satisfactory long-wearing suit-. JL U
RICH NOVELTY TWEEDS in attractive heather
mixed colors. Here you will find a generous variety of
bright, good-looking suits of splendid quality with style
and snap. Make selections as early as possible in order
to secure one of these suits at these reas- wr ff
enable prices- Choice $21.50, $li).50, gyy
Boy Scouts, Attention!
A shipment of Boy Scout uniforms and
equipment, almost a month on .the road, has
been received. Supply your wants now.
Get your permit Irom the Boy Scout Execu
tive (Mr. D. B. Bergquist).
JUVENILE SUITS (or UtUa
tonowi, a X to 7 la Otlv.r
Twist, Middy and Notlly
StylM. I'tAcj casslmeraa
a MTgw; attracUvolr
rie4 $.7S, 17.8S and W.60.
BOYS' WAISTS An ta
menM stock bought betor
too n la Jrica. lou iei in
banofit by supplying your
vwts bow. vbilo presort
BLUE CHAM BRAY SHIRTS
Assorted trips wovsa ma
dras aad light stripe pareslas.
BAND SHIRTS Out are very
popalax with the older boys.
Wear separate collars with
those. Three special assort
ments. Priced at $2.75. $2.00
JUVENILE TOP COATS.
Uses t to . Grey novelty,
oasshneres. Very attractive
tor Barter. This lot.. 9)6.75
Bios serfs aad brown and
blue mixtarea. YT ap-
BOYS' SHIRTS In 'assorted
stripe percales, collars at
tached. Choice 9St
BLUE CHAMBRAY aad kha
ki shirts with collar attached.
Choice .... 91.50
FANCY STRIPE MADRAS
and percale shirts with collar
attached. Choice ... SI. 75
MADRAS STRIPE aad better
Quality percale waists worth
more. Choice ... SI. 85
MERCERIZED FANCY MA
DRAS and cambric waists:
attractive colors. Choice
$S50. w.po, tin... 11.50
Excellent quality madras,
with blue collar and belt.
These are for children 1
to 3 years old. Every
child should have several,
Buy them now, each
i , r '
We have them For
the busy woman who
has no time to, make
alterations. Can be
adjusted to any waist
line. Has special un
der arm shield to give
it extra strength; al
so an adjustable hem
at bottom. Two
patches of the mater
ial with every dress
for mending purpos
es. These dresses can
be had in stripes, or
checks of dark grey
or blue. Come in siz
es 36 to 46. See these
new innovations in
modern house dress
es. Moderately priced
3.25 to 4.98
1 Wash Suits
Fine grade . g i n g h a" m
makes these pretty suits
for the small boy 2 to 6
years old. With white col
lar and cuffs and decided
ly well made- Priced at
An especially fine quality,
pure thread silk hose in
black, white and all good
colors. Full fashioned and
a big value. Pair
$3.00 and $3.50
For this supreme dress occasion we will show an extensive
line of Real French Kid Gloves in black, white and colors.
Kovelty styles and contrast embroidery stitched as well as
plain styles of the best qualities. We handle only the well
known brands that you are familiar with and there is satisfac
tion in every pair we sell.
SILK GLOVES and CHAMOISETTES are shown in a
great variety that will please the most exacting Easter shop
per. Moderate prices in every instance.
Fashion Says "Marabou Capes"
Our Maribous are reasonably priced, exquisitely fashioned ind
as necessary to Milady's spring wardrobe as heavy furs for
colder weather. Priced $23.00 down to
The Great 'Manufacturers
Unloading Sale of Shoes
Is attracting hundreds of eager buyers just as we had anticipated.
The bargain buying in this section is unprecedented.
Hundreds of fine shoes have been added to the various assort
ments in order to fill in sizes, making the choosing even better than
Splendid quality, and style is featured in every pair.
ho matter what lot you select from you are sure to get far more
value than is to jbe found in shoes at ordinary present-day prices.
Here are some new additions to the already attractive Shoe
200 Pairs Women's
High Top Boots
Of field mouse kid. A very fa
shionable high laced shoe, in ail
sizes and widths. Here are $15.00
values. During the sale pair
100 pair women's high
top kid Boots
These are patent vamps with all
kid tops, button style and new
est' models; all sizes. Regular
$12.50 values. For this sale, pair'
75 Pair Boys' Lace Shoes in new
est styles of brown and black.
All sizes if you come tomorrow.
Exceptional values and worth
regular prices. During this sale
100 pairs women's
pumps and oxfords
In kid and patent leather. Beau
tiful buckles and fancy stitching
make the'm appropriate for all
occasions. Very special during
this sale, pair $7.fo and ,
200 pair Misses and
And pumps, patent and kid leath
er of eood oualitv. See them
Inese $ti.00 values; choice
during this sale, pair
You will be well repaid by com
ing any day this week for your
shoe needs. Every item adver
tised during this sale is displayed
in our shoe sectn.
Shoe Section Second Avenue Entrance.
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