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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
VEDXESDAY, AUGUST 7, 191?.
AVERTED ON BOAT
Excursionists Become Frantic
When W. W. Collides With 1
ABOVE HORSE ISLAND
Boat Is Directly In Channel
Neither Vessel Is Seriously
A panic was narrowly averted on the
steamer "W. W. last night when tbe
big excursion boat oolllded with a gov
ernment drill boat above HorBe Island.
As the steamer- careened to one side,
women screaming frantically with
fear ran In all directions, but the offl-
unu gual amount for this time of the
year, and a most welcome supply for
tbe fanners. Very little, if any, dam
age resulted from the storm.
YOUNG & McCOMBS WIN
DOW DEAWS CROWDS
Most Unique and Attractive Display of
Famous Ware Ever Seen In
DELIVERY BOY IN
A WILD RUNAWAY
Clings Desperately to Seat as
Fear Grazed Animal Dashes
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Whatever else yon do today, don't
fall to take a few minutes time and
see the striking window display at
Young & McCombs' big store. For
seldom, if ever, has there been a win
dow display in Rock Island that has
attracted more favorable attention.
And It is especially interesting to our
readers in that it is tbe first announce
ment of tbe biggest kitchenware bale
ever held in the tri-clties.
Young & McCombs, who are well
known as one of the most progressive
merchants, now sell the famous Cream ! jEg to gee
City KKcnen'are. l nis ware is rec-
COLLISION WITH BUGGYl
Horse Is Stopped by Automobile After
16-block Run Lad Is
Tugging desperately at the lines, in
an effort to stop a fear crazed horse,
14-year-old Clement Wllhelm, escaped
death only by a miracle yesterday aft
ernoon, when a delivery horse belong-
Bros., grocers, became
cers were finally able to restore calm, standard enameled ware, but to lntro
Jid reassure the frightened ones that i duce it to Rock Island, Young & Mo
ther was no daneer and that nothing 1 Combs will conduct a big 5-cent sale
serious hHd happened. The force of i Friday, at which any customer will
the collision tore the fenders off the ve Her choice or tne many uiensns
barge .but there was no sylou8 dam
age. The drill boat was not disabled.
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frizhtened and dashed west on Third I
ognlred all over the country as the avenue for a distance of nearlv 16 t
blocks before it could be stopped.
The wagon careened wildly from one i
in the sale, at 5 cents each regardless
of what its price usually is.
Young & McCombs said yesterday
I that thev encted this sale of Cream
The accident occurred about 10:15. j c,r vare to be tDe BucceSsful
'. was proceeding down
a crowd of excursionists.
the affair belli under the auspices of
the Trl-City club. According to pas
sengers, the drill boat was dlrec'ly in
the channel. In attempting to pass
th' smaller craft, the pilot of the V.
W. misjudged the distance and kept
his craft too Close in the channel, with
the result that the two boats came to
gether with a crush. The impact was
felt the length of the lare.'r vessel,
and many excursionists, fearing that
the boat was about to sink, became
alarmed and rushed in all directions.
After order was restored, th W. ".
proceeded on Its way without mishap.
sale they have ever had. Cream City!JU'tu
ware, a member of the firm went on to
say, is probably the most widely
known line of kitchen and enameled
ware in the country. For over 30
years it has been famous for its qual
ity and Friday's sale offers a most
unique opportunity that every reader
of this newspaper should take advan
tage of. For It is seldom that you
can buy Cream City utensils at re
duced prices, and the manufacturers.
side of the 6treet to the other and
the lad seemed powerless to do any
thing. Hundreds of people, who were
on their way home from work, lined
the avenue, expecting every minute to
see the wagon crash into a tree or
telephone pole and the boy fatally In-
whip is CAUSE.
The boy was seated in the wagon
In front of Selle Bros." grocery, 1930
Fourth avenue, about 5:30 when a
passing teamster cracked a whip al
most In front of the grocery horse's
nose. Instantly the animal leaped
forward like a shot and started on a
dead run west on Fourth avenue. At
Sixteenth street it turned north, then
rounded the corner and turned west
Geuder, Paeschke & Frey company of cn Third avenue. A buggy was stand-
STORM'S BARK IS MUCH
WORSE THAN ITS BITE
Milwaukee, limit the quantity or goods , ing In front of Paulsen's second hand
that can be sold at 5 cents and abso- i store across the street from the W'ood
! lutely refuse to let any dealer sell i man office, and as this point was
j more than the limited amount at this j reached, the horse dashed between a
remarkably low price. Bridge line car and the curbing, th
! They say that the sale is slmr.lv a grocery wagon crashing into the bug
i"pet acquainted" event and once over, j py taking off a wheel. The wild ride
it's over for good. So unless yr u go
' to Young & McCombs Friday you will
7ast nicht's storm seemed much I niss your only opportunity of buy'ng
more severe than it really was beraus. j thin famous Cream City ware at F
of the excessive thunder and lightning I cuts per article.
whiih iif corn pan ied it. Some ".0 Look for Younsr & McComba' ad ic
Inches of water came down not an ' The Argus Thursdav even'ng.
was continued for several blocks, the
runaway horse being finally stopped
when an automobile turned in front
of it. Neither the wagon or the boy
All this month, two dollars will do.
the work or one dollar at Gately's.
Look where you will.you'll not find
more liberal inducements to buy
than at Gately's. We have explain
ed before why we can do this why
we have two for one sales.Its simply
because we never carry any goods over to the next
season. We are going to clear our stock and make
room for tbe new fall goods wbicb will arrive in a
few weeks. That is why we make such liberal re
ductions.' Our "2 for 1" plan is this, you pay
The August Furniture and Carpet Sale Means Much To You
This Dining Chair $2.75
e d and
$5 Iron Beds $3.35
A large, full height metal bed with
brass knobs, cross rods, and bases.
Some-stores ask $6.00 for the same
bed. The August Sale price brings
it to you
Prom an economic standpoint, this great sale of high
grade furniture and carpets coming as it does at the ap
proach of Fall, means mnch to every home in the Tri
cities. It means the saving of dollar and cents on every
purchase you make, "regardless of whether you are in need
of furnishings for a home comple or just a single article.
Then these savings are on solidly built furniture, every
piece carefully selected and up to the McCabe standard ev
ery rug or yard of carpet from the best mills noted for dura
bility of color and wear.
WISE PEOPLE BUY NOW.
All Carpets at Special August Prices
The entire stock of Wiltons, Axminister, Velvet and
Tapestry carpets have been marked down for this big sale.
S1.0 Bot1 Wflton Carpets.
$1.71 Speetal WPtoQ Carpets.
$1.55 WiftoTi Ttetets Carpets,
yrd 91 OS
B5c Tapestry Carpets,
A special lot Axmrnster
9x12 Tapestry Rugs
For this month's selling we
have secured another lot of
8 wire Brussels Ruga, size
9x12 feet, in a handsome
line of patterns, all wool face
with good back. Walls they
last yottr choice of any pat
tern in the lot
Here is s $25.00 value for al
most one-half the regular
price. These are a full
standard Axminister Rugs
witha long silky pile. Will
stand years of service, about
5 patterns in the lot, spe
This Rocker for $337
Is but on
of the hon
oak in tbe
stered seat.A IB. 50 val
ue. Just 20only to go
This Go-Cart $5.63
Not the cheap kind, but a strictly
high grade cart worth evqry penny
of $S.OO. We hare them( r
in all colors for Just . t)J.OO
$1.00 down on a $10.00 purc.iase, credit $2.00
$1.00 down on a $20.00 purchase, credit $4.00
$3.00 down on a $30.00 purchase, credit $6.00
$4.00 down on a $40.00 purchase, credit $8.00
$5.00 down on a $50.00 purchase, credit $10.00
$7.50 down on a $75.00 purchase, credit $15.00
$10.00 down on a $10.00 purchase, credit $20.00
The season has been backward and we will be candid when
we say our aales have been too light our buslnesa was a dis
appointment to us. We have a big stock on hand and you may
have practically an unrestricted selection of suits, dresses, coats,
hats, furniture, rugs, refrigerators, etc Our line of furniture
Is of especial merit, being comprised of stylish pieces from the
best manufacturers of the country. The line of Davenports
offers a wide choice and cur rug stock Includes many f this
fall's patterns. See them.
This sals Is adding many new customers to our list. People
who never bought before. have come In, expressed surprise at
the size and character of our stock, purchased and went away
satisfied. Doesn't It occur to you, that you also should see
Gately's stock before you buy we csn save you money, we
allow you to psy a small amount down and pay for the balance
as you yourself get paid.
But remember that during the entire
"2 for 1 Sale" Is at your convenience.
month of August our
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
For ex pi ess, call William Tref.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug-mak!o. .
Lawn mowers sbarDened and re
paired at Fiebig's. 161 Si Third ave
nue. Our B. B. serge at $33 Is the best
value ever offered. J. B. Ziinmers
Genuine Phiiadelpblan Iawnmowers
for sale at Charies Fiebig, 1C19 Third
Six per cent farm mortgages. Llt
ten & Roberta, People s Nation! bank
Milan artesian water, approved by
city and state, delivered daily.
Phunu West 1770.
C. A. Speidel's drug store, the
store of quality. Qality in drugs
counts for everything.
Coal, coal, coal. The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you all
tbe best grades of hard and soft coal.
Good black dirt given away at the
nite of the proposed Odd Fellows'
building. William McConochie & Sons.
Strecker & Lewis, wholesale and re
tail agents for Sanitas tbe washable
wall covering for kitchens and bath
rooms. Sewing machines repaired and war-
I ranted for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, locksmith, 1619
Ward & McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam
and hot water heating that will save
' Bartlett Bros.' teas., offee, spices,
extracts and baking powders have no
equal. One thousand people are or-j
uenug iiooi us aauy. jronow tfie
A flreprcof safe In the house or store
is a necessity. We have them from
$12 up. Fiebig. locksniitih. 119
, Third avenue.
4 Call for the Fifth avenue unlon
I made cigarette at Ralph Stanton's
(Club Smoker, Nineteenth street and I
Second avenue. j
Lerch & Greve, wall paper and !
paint store, w ill help you select any '
ot the 1912 designs in wall paper for t
your noma. ZU02 Fourth avenue.
Uunsmore and O'Connell smoke
house and billiard parlors, corner of
Twentieth street and Fourtn ave
nue. Every brand of good cigars and
all kinds of smokers' supplies.
Souders Laundering company at
501-503 Twelfth street. This laundry
la equipped with the very latest mod
ern machinery, turning out work that
Is cot surpassed by auy laundry In
Mueller Lumner company will en
able you to build a fine house or barn
out of the choicest select lumber and
you will be surprised and yet pleas
ed to learn the low prices they are
The Boston Shoe
About Fifty of Our Better Suits to Close
At $12.50 and $15.00 a Suit
Earlier in the season you would pay as high as $35.00 for these same suits, they are
among this season's very choicest models, not one of them left from previous seasons.
For misses or girlish figures, you will see natty Norfolk and French Blouse styles also
women's suits in one and three-button cutaway effects or plain tailored styles.
The materials are all of the wearable and wanted sorts, such as whipcords, plain and
two-toned, white and colored serges, mannish mixtures, soft French serges, hair-line stripes,
also taffeta silks, both plain and glace.
Misses' suits including values up
to $25.00, for
Women's suits including values
up to $35.00, for
From One of These Two Lots You ShouM Choose a Waist
FROM ONE ASSORTMENT you may select a waist,
of taffeta or messalino silk, of voile or chiffon, ex
quisitely trimmed with either Macrame, baby Irish or
cluny laces -or embroidery from an assortment that
sold through Juni and July
as high as $3.7o, for
THE SECOND LOT Includes lingerie waists of many
kinds and styles perhaps not quite as fresh looking
as a month ago but of the finest French mulls and
lawns, trimmings of plntucks, laces and embroideries',
when new they sold up to $3.59,
your choice now
Going Imported Wash Dress Patterns
JUST 7 EXCLUSIVE white
voile patterns with colored
striped borders, 44 inches
wide, the early season price
was $6.00, take
them, a pattern
WE HAVE 5 PATTERNS of
beautiful emboridered Swisses
In colors pink, tan and lav
ender, until now they were
$12.75 and $15.00,
now a pattern . .
4 EXQUISITE VOILE PAT
TERNS with borders em
broidered in rich Bulgarian
designs, very exclusive, ' they
were $19.50 and
$25.00, a pattern
For 25c or 50c A Woman Can Have Choice of
We call attention to the material, trimmings and workmanship of these garments. They,
are what you expect in gai ments twice or thrice what we ask and as for an extensive selec
tion we can say there are about 30 styles of corset covers, 20 styles of drawers, 15 styles of
petticoats, 10 styles of nightgowns. 1 he little loiks are not rorgotten either, there are lots ot
serviceable, well-made undermuslins at these little prices,
Mme. Yale's Toilet Pre
parations at Less
To close a line of these well
known preparations on account of
the cartons and wrappers being
soiled, we quote the following very
MME.. .YALE'S Lily Skin Whlten-
er, $1.00 siz.e for 49s
MME. YALE'S Elixir of Beauty.
$1.00 size for 49
MME. YALE'8 Special Lotion. No.
1, $1.00 size for 49
MME. YALES'S Special Ointment.
No. 2, $1.00 size for 49
MME. YALE'S Magical Secret.
$1.50 size for 60
MME. YALE'S La Freckla, for
freckles, $1.00 size for ...494
MME. YALE'S Hair Tonic, $1.00
50c and 25c sizes, for 49c, 25c
MME. YALE'S Skin Refiner, $1.00
size for 49s
MME. YALE'S Blush of Tooth,
$3.00 size for 91-49
MME. YALE'S Face Enamel, $1.50
size for 77$
MME. YALE'S Fruit Cura, $1.00
size for 494
MME. YALE'S Eye-Brow and Lash
Grower. $1.00 size for .49
MME. YALE'S Jack Rose Buds,
$1.00 size for 49f
MME. YALE'S Complexion Tab
lets, $1.00 size for 49
MME. YALE'S Fertilizer Tablets,
50c size for 25
poultry food. Dr. Hess' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kinds of poultry. It makes the
bens lay every day.
The Rock Island Lamber and Man
ufacturing company, lumber and
building material tor all purposes,
houses, barns, granaries. We will
give you an opportunity to save a big
FOR HAY FEVER
Simple, Safe, Inexpensive
Treatment Relieves All
II f f A.
307-309 20th St. Rock Island, III
Do you suffer for weeks every Summer j
with Hay Fever -or Ro9e Cold? If
yoUf do, just get a fifty cent bottle of
Ely's Cream Balm from your druggist, .
and see how quickly you will get relief. ;
In five minutes after applied that stuffed- (
up feeling in the head will be gone, the '
pain and soreness in the back of the
throat relieved, and th cneezincr and
company shoe 1 running at the nose stormed. I
store will please and satisfy your Moreover, this remedy does not simply
wants In reliable up-to-date foot-1 give you temporary relief, but heals
i wear, giving you solid comfort and i nd strengthens the weakened, inflamed
I long wear. You- will tell your I membrane lining of the nose and thront,
friends I mak'n l 'es sensitive to dust, damp-
... . , . . 1 ness certain oaors, wnicn generally
Kaln and Relnhardt clsar store still , brjng on the fits of sneezing and weep-
lake the lead. Most liberally patron-1 ir.tr.
ueO. Everything in tobaccos, cigars j
ana smokers supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when smoking
their choice branas.
T. S. O'Hara,
Sour and teed store.
per cent. Let us be of service to
Phil. 8. Wllcher, the leading tin
and sheet metal worker. It will pay
you to leurn about the Weir furnace.
It hiis tie reputation of giving you
ttie greatest heat and consumes
about one-half less coal.
12. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam and
hot water heating, gas fitting. His
efficient knowledge of tbe business
Justly entitles him to your patronage.
His step has all modem equipments.
Everything in uluinbing supplies.
Math's bakery i.zi confectionery
etcre, the finest In the tri-clties-Tread,
cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Most
;eople Bay they are superior to any
l'i;me baking. Let them serve you.
W. L. Gansert's candy factory.
Hock Island's most Important Indus
try. Chocoiates, creams and cars
or els are Bold by all first class con
fectioners and grocers. Call for
Gansert's and get the purest and best.
M. R. Iglehart marble and granite
works aave you the middleman's
profits. From 15 to 25 per cent saved
on every monument and all kinds of
monumental work. Call at our shop
on Second avenue and see for your
self. Improving sight. That's what our
glasses are doing. If you have reason
to believe that there is anything
wrong with your eyes at all you
cbould have thence examined at once.
Small charge for prcper glasses. Con
sultation free at Fred Bleuer's, the
Bollman. 417 Sev-
WEIR RICHE SECURES
ENTRANCE TO WEST POINT
Weir Rk-hn, son of Colonel C. S.
Rk'he, formally in charge of the local
office of the I'. H. engineers, has been
appointed to West I'oint aud during
the past week successfully passed his
entrance examinations. Weir's broth
er, Swift, is a cadet at Annapolis, hav-
1 ing entered the naval academy last
EAST END HOME
Fire of unknown origin last night
completely gutted the Mitchell resl-1 year and beiiii? now on board the II. S.
dence, located at 301 Forty-fourth
street. The family were away last
evening, and shortly before 9 o'clock
neighbors discovered flames issuing
from the cottage, which is a one-and-one-half
story frame structure. An
alarm was immediately turned in to
the fire department. No. 1 and No. 3
companies responding. The sky was
lit up for miles with the crimson
glare, and when the firemen reached
the scene the entire building was a
mass of flames. Two lines of hose
were laid, but it was imnidiately
seen that all efforts to save the place
would be in vain, so that the firemen
confined their efforts to preventing
the flames from spreading. It was i
nearly an hour before the blaze was I
gotten under control. The entire build- '
ing and contents were destroyed. The !
property is owned by the Rock Island
Building &. Loan Association.
Khode Inland In Cuban
k.. o,,T- - t A -i '
experiment with strong snuffs, pow-j , are th? lead,er forP
ders and sprays which only aggra- i 'UDdry "rk. Each shirt finished
vate the trouble, but try this pimple, by band and put up In a carton in
sensible treatment. If you are not suring work.. Delivered to you in
satisfied after fair trial, your drug- good condition. We guarantee no
j la having a big usUa on stock and j gist will give back your money. cracked collars or cuff s. City Steam
Notice to Coal Dealers.
Proposals for furnishing roal for the
Rock Island school district will be
received by the board of education up
to 8 o'clock p. m., Aug. 13, 1912. Bid
ders can secure specifications by apply
ing to the office of H. II. Cleaveland,
president, room 102 Robinson building.
8. S. KEMBLE, Secretary.
J-'iK-fit r-i.'irts fr'im the field of Man
itoba, aiknli-lirnaa n:d Alberta are
t' th- -fT-' t tnir wh-at, oats, barley
unr f!,x kiv profnlxe of aa abund
ant l-ll. fiiri have ben luftVI-
i.t ar.'l sll Kraln have advaiice-J
rapidly. There aie now
16 Million Acre Under Crop
All the news all tne time She Argus.
R.'.llrofi'N are l.;jilt ani building- In
nil KfttW-d r"""tT"ri!i. The opportune
tlni for r 1 1 1 riif nonr; of thl n
fcro'i producing; land is now. Ek-c!ir-toin
011 ail linett of Canadian
Itxllway to inp-"t the landn. Ap
ply for SttlT'H fVrtlftrate to trio
tiri'lcralKiied Canadian Government
412 Merchants Loan & Trust Bids..