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BEAUTY OF CITY
Toastmasters' Club Speakers
Advance Some Ideas Worthy
KEEPING STREETS CLEAN
Suggested That Squad of Men lie
Employed by Merchants Park
on the Hirer Front.
THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS, TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 1911.
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The Toastmasters club held forth at
the Y. M. C A. last night with an elab
orate program on rue timely topic of
"The City Beautiful." Some excellent
talks were made, and good suggestions
offered for tbe Improvement of the
beauty of this city.
Frank Barker acted as toastmaster.
C E. Crews spoke on "The Commercial
Value of Civic Beauty." He showed
how there is a real money value to the
community In Improvements of the
sort. A city that presents an attract
ive appearance gets tbe business and
the people, for it becomes a better
place to live, and a dace to which trav
elers like to return. The provision of j
parks and other places of recreation
not only adds to the beauty, but pro
motes public health, and leads to Im
provement of private property by the
Norman Kerr discussed the need of
"Clean Streets." Good pavements and
their maintenance, and proper methods
.of cleaning were discussed, it was
euggested that It would pay the mer
chants to follow the example of other
cities, where business men have by pri
vate enterprise employed special men
to clean the blocks In front of their
stores and offices. One man can keey
a city block well ewept and cleaned
at moderate expense, thus adding not
only - the looks, but to the comfort
1KB LEVEE ATTKACTIVK.
i . possibilities in using the river
front were presented by H. C. Fulmer.
Among other things Mr. Fulmer advo
cated that some kind of park Bhould
be provided, even though it be a small
one, between Seventeenth and Twenti
eth streets, where grass and flowers
would relieve the brick and sand, and
where seats might be provided for visi-
The Old Reliable
J. P. Williamson's new and 2d
band store has returned to Rock Is
land and will be conducted under
the firm name of Carney & Thomp
son. It runs Just the same as "J.
P.- used . to run it. .We will pay
more for your goods and sell cheaper
than anyone else.
CARNEY & THOMPSON
WE STOKK GOODS.
Old Phone 1689. 1525 Second Ave.
Jiock Island, 111.
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At;j - ; $ a f- j
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Dollar feA'ii- li
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Have your suit and over
coat steam cleaned and press
ed for $1.25. We have just
d the latest devised m
ind French dry rfeancr. (((
Suits pressed while you
We do not call for or de- V
liver goods, for this reason we
offer low prices and best work.
Hats Cleaned and Blocked
C. D. HERAS
until 10 p.m.
'liar Sale for th.
nth f March:
1928 Fourth A venae
Old Ihone 74 4-Y.
Has the biggest stork of new
and second hand goods in the
city. Five large floors and all
full of goods. He is doing the
business in second hand gocds
and sells the cheapest.
Goods Sold on Easy
Stop and look over my stock
of trunks, suitcases, and all
kinds of goods and get my
prices. I buy, trade or sell
anything of value. If you have
any goods to buy or sell call
me up, and you will have
DFALKK IN" NEW AXI SEt
O.M) HA VI) GOODS.
1505 Second Avenue.
Old phone 1(H) 7. Vew S24.
Is the talk of the Tri-Cities. How can SummerfieM's afford to do it? This question is asked daily. The answer istsim-
pie. Summerfields want von to buy early and not wait until May when we are so busy we do not know which way ?to" i
turn. From your standpoint it will also pay you to get first pick of all the new goods which are put on our floors diaily.
You can select what you want, pay one dollar down and have the goods . delivered to vour home. This opportunity comes
only twice each. year, in March and August and unless you take advantage nowtit means six long months until, this sale
comes again. - , . r ' j
REMEMBER!" That there are no restrictions. Any rug from $2.00 up'to $65.00 can be purchased with a Single : Dollar;
and delivered to your home on 30 days free trial or any piece of Furniture 'up to $150.00 at the same liberal offer. ff
An Unheard of
buys any of these
We show over 500 differ-g
ent patterns in room
Seamless Infrratn Rngo, size tf QC
9x9, during this sale $L0tt
Our Baroda reversible
and extra heavy.
slxe 9 fU by 10.6 .......
Our Famous Tiger Brussels
Kuj, siie 9x12
Our Parisian Brussels Seam
less ling, full 9x12 size
Pretty Wilton Velvet 19 fiC
Bags, size 9x11 10. DO
Handsome Axminster Rnsrs,
sixes 8x10.6, regular value
Extra fine and heavy Oriental
rogs, American 90 Cfl
made, size 9x12 ...
Imperial Wilton Bags, very
handsome 9Q 7i?
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rfain mum e "
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S . i MmmMXmh 1 , Cash .:
81.00 Cadi fcftW
I Puritan- yPsiiWK J
Rug JwpgfeliMH -.7
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The Indiana .
IS THE GREATEST TAIXE EFER
OFFERED IX A HIII (JRAIIE
A large roomy metal top, sanitary
Flour Bin on top with sifters, bread
and cake box, pastry boarda. Large
pantry space, plate racks, in fact,
there is nothing on the market that
sells for ?25.00 or $30.00 that is better.
Jornfyr1??..., ..SI 6.50
$1.00 Cash, 50c a week
See that cottage
Take elevator 2nd floor
We sell goods on credit with
in 100 miles of Davenport
and pay the freight.
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Orer 600 nw
Byt aay OO.
(AHT in the
We bought 300 of this cart as Ehown,
full one motion collapsible with hood
any color, advertised in Chicago and
elsewhere as a great bargain V A (It
for $8.50. Our price i4
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tors who like to stroll by the wafer and j ir.al spot that now greets visitors com-,
look at the river. The district around ling across the bridge. He said one of
:he waterworks coui-i be greatly ini- the great needs of the city is a public
proved at small e;er.se by the provis-1 batting Lcaeh. This could easily b?
ion of a small grass plot, or some o;her provided at the lower end of the island,
attractive features in place of the d:s- v. here there Is a natural formation that
would make it possible, easily and i ies, emphasizing the buildine restrict
cheaply, to hare a Bafe. sandy beach. ion3 of Paris and Berlin, w here it is
with bath bouses and otber equipment. ! Impossible for anyone to get perinis-
IV FOaniCX ( Ol XTRi:. : Sio.l to erect a hii.rwfnc that r.n
the cities so as to snow off their at-i The next meeting of tho Toastmas
tractions to the best advantage, and by Iters ciub will be !p April, at which
spending money freely to correct de-1 time thera will be a series of talks on
fects, these cities have become reens topics of current interest, including th
u. oimtiee or ioe driiiiec:-Ccnioriii to trie general architectural : nized as places of great beauty, a&.i situation in i:t-o, caiiauiau reclyroc-
uial featuni of some of the great cit-jplan of the neighborhood. By piannin? ( worth traveling far to see. J ity, etc. ....