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THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1912.
V VRJ PXJ2LA&E.TH:
Dear Mrs. Thompson: I am a girl
of 1C and I have a few boy friends
who would like to come and we me,
but my stepfather won't let them. My
mother Is willing. Wlat would yoi
advise me to do? BLUE EYES.
Ask your stepfather very nicely If
he Will not let the Imn rrimo in fr.r
friendly visits, and promise him that j thI8 the worW f me; myf
there won't be any mushiness or love- 'olkB t0 m-folng with him I
making. Invite him to be on hand and ', g,T UP" ' ,
see for himlf. when the boys are : RtU1 love hlm' My tolVa 8ay they wl"
there. Maybe he will enjoy their vis- di80wn me a8 thelr cnild lf ver 1 mar
ltg tDO ! ry him. He haB no bad habits of any
... jkind. What am I to do? ANXIOUS.
Dear Mrs. Thompson: I am a mar- j If De lB a sooi man and loves you, is
ried woman and have four little tots. : a,llP to support you and wants to mar
My husband is a business man and the ' r' yu- 11 ,s a question for your heart
children will go to the place where he i to deride,
works. He comeg home every night I
and taiks to me awfully about the lit-i Df,ar MrB- Thompson: (1) I am a
tie ones beraiiHe they go then-. He , K'r' 1 a"d very anxious to become a
"used to want 113 to come, but of late i bookkeeper.' Should I have a high
it makes him mad for irs to ko at all
vVhat can be wrong with hlm?
He la probably very busy and do' 1 nian ver" dearly, but think he loves an
not want to tie a:moel even by his 'hfr B'r' far more than be does me.
own family. 0 business man thanks jWnat an 1 do to not ,OVe nim so and
his wife or children to bother him dur-!Bti" be fiends with him?
Ing biislness hours, possibly bis em-1 BHOWN EYES.
- ployer doesn't want him Interrupt: d ! Mi A grammar school education Is
by bis family. Keep away from tii of-1 sufficient, a business college will give
flc,- jyou special course. 2 Inquire of
! 'he Young Women's Christian associa-
iJear .Mrs. Thompson: Should henna tion in the nearest city,
be steeped In fin or porcelain to make: ,3, My dear, vou are the first to
a coloring for faded 1 air and what i ask me , a question Fsually the
win set the color? H. K. 'girl wants to know how she can win
hteep it in porcelain, using boiling , the man's love, whether it Is right or
water. The ies water yon use and the i wrong. 1 am g'ad that vou are pensi
Jongep if h steeped, the deeper the i ble. ;.nd I am sure vo-:r heart Is full of
color will be. Yo i do not need to set It. j kindness. Think of him as a sort of
, 1 brother; keep your thoughts busv with
Dear Mrs. Thompson: I am a girl j work or a hobbv. and read good books
of 2( and for two yars have been go- j In your spare time
"1 : 1 aa..:v i
FOR M'SS RUTH BOQUIST.
A VFIIV P HETTY PKK-JJVPTIAL
rwirtesy uuh given to Miss Ituth I!o
1Uim! ly the .fs-s Mlnne Danielsuu
i.l Martini Ackerlind. at the home
01' Min iji,;c;i,i)ii. M13 Forty first
rt reel. Seven girl frieiuis of the bride
ti' be, deemed in pink and white, the
lot-en rnNirs i.r Miss lioquist, were
V(e(!ii.ed ly the host esse. The first
I-:srt i f (lie ev. i.Mig was (-pent in music,
reine:nli:;!: es and games, the guests
each winnn "leap year proposals,"
te firn prize going to Miss I.ydia Hcr
! II. The guests were then invited to
tl. (iliiiiig rixci) which wh Leautifnllv
dci orated In pink and white. The table
vas 'Uconi'c'l with pink and white
cmdles. place cards were pink with
j. n and ink sketch' s of brides, and
the f iivcrs were pink and white car
l.atlons and flower cups filled with
rice, which were thrown at the brlde
to be. The refreshnients carried out
the color scheme most artistically. A
bible's cake containing fortunes was
a feature of the evening. A set of
rierling Kiher teaspoons was pre
n nted to Miss IVxiuist, who responded
piettily to the toasts tendered by the
HOME MISSION SOCIETY.
THE WOMAN'S HOME MISSION
scciefy of (he Firt Methodist church
van entertained last evening at the
heme of the Mlises Nora aid Jessie
Trick.-s:'s Nineteenth street. There
vas a l.irge attendance of members
ril a g xd program wns carried out.
M'ss llofer was in charge and the
papers were read as follows: 'Tlilah
S-ward's Industrial Home." Miss Jen
r.'.e Tavlor: "In and Near Slnuk." Mies
Vebb: "A Chinese Child in the
The Food Route
To Steady Health
Many person are kept ill because they do not know
how to select food that their own particular bodies
will take up and build v j on.
What will answer for one may not do for another.
If one is ailing it is always safe to change food
and seek the Road to WtlMlle on a plain simple diet.
The most perfectly made food for human use is
It contains the vital food elements of wheat and
barley, including the Phosphate of Potash (grown in
the grain) especially required for rebuilding brain and
The food has a fascinating flavor.
"There's a Reason"
Postum Cereal Co., Ltd., Battle Creek Mich. U. S. A.
Ing with a man five years my senior.
;"cnooi education to become one?
2 Where could I learn to be a first
class dressmaker? (3) I love a young
I Vidst." Mrs. Mattison; "Home Mission
Supplies." Miss Stone; "New Light on
America," Mrs. Jo!. Taylor. Piano
Jbolos were given by Miss Mary Dick
inan and Miss Mae Culton and Miss
Ia Pearce gave a readiug. Following
jth program the ladies remained for
j a social hour and they were served to
j O. E. S. ENTERTAINMENT.
1 THE OKHER OF THE EASTERN
j Star will give a musicale and dance at
j Masonic tt mple tomorrow evening, the
, proceeds from whiili will be applied
j to the bonds for the building of the
new Masonic temple. The following
I program w ill be given:
I Male quartet: selected Jay Mao
j Mantis, Ernest MacManus, John Kais
er and Morgan Sexton.
Piano duet Mrs. Robert Fullerton
and Miss Mae Culton.
Vocal solo Mrs. A. E. Williams.
Reading Professor Hass.
Vlclin olo. "To a Wild Rose" Mac
Dow ell). "Serenade" (Moskowski)
Miss Elizabeth Chaney.
Vocal solo Mrs. Edward Appeb
Reading Professor Hass.
Vocal solo. "A Birthday" (Wood
man). "WishcB" (Thompson) Miss
Quartet; selected Sexton, Mac
Manus, MacMauus and Kaiser.
BOYS TO ORGANIZE CLUB.
A GROUP OF THE Y. M. C. A.
leys have planned to meet at the of
flc of the association In The Safety
building next Sunday afternoon to
form a new organization for the win
ter This Is to be a club of younger
boys for bible study and it is prob
able that this organization will for a
time supplant the o:d B. G. M. club,
".be boys are enthusiastic over the pro
posed change and expect to turn out in
fcrce Sunday afternoon. They will
form their organization and elect of
ficers for the club on Sunday, in ad
dition to spending some time in tin
study of a bible lesson. The new club
will be for boys from 10 to 14 yean
of age and will be a self-governing or
ganization, with boys as officers and
managers, under the direction of th
SEVENS WITH MISS WRIGHT.
MISS ANNA WRIGHT AT HER
heme in Mollne entertained the Sev
tnr last evening. Miss Adeline
Caughey was the leader of the evening
ana she read chapters 9 to 13 of the
study book Quentin Durward and
Miss Blanche Searle read chapters
14-17. Mrs. Frank Dufva gave an ex
planation of the unusual words,
phrases and oaths as given at the
time and Miss Jane Kerns told of the
gipsies in the book. A very pleasant
social hour followed the study meet
ing and the hostess served a lunch.
Miss Blanche Searle, 25.12 Elghth-siud-a
half avenue will be the hostess
CHESS CLUB OrFICERS.
THE TRI-CITY CHESS AND
Checker club has elected the folios, ing
officers for the ensuing year:
President M. B. Dewey.
Secretary C. W. Fitch.
Treasurer C. Buckert.
Executive Committee H. H. Stone,
Pavenport; F. J. Smith, Moline; G. W.
Saville, Rock Island.
On account of the Y. M. C. A. hav
j ing closed, the chess and checker club
. has secured room 42 on the third floor
I or the State bank building and it will
be open afternoons and evenings to
n. embers and their friends. Any one
interested in either chess or checkers
; Is cordially invited.
j MISCELLANEOUS SHOWER.
i MRS. HOWARD WRIGHT, 814
I Eleventh avenue, Friday evening en
, tertained 20 ladies at a miscellaneous
shower in honor of ber sister. Miss
Minnie Marx, whose marriage takes
place this week. The parlor and din
i.ing room was decorated in yellow and
vr.ite, the colors chosen by the bride
tc be for her wedding. Games were
played and there were guessing con
fsts and the prizes were won by Miss
Rose Moody and Mrs. Peter Nelson. A
three-course supper was served by the
hostess. The honoree was the recip
ient of many pretty gifts for her new
j A SURPRISE PARTY.
) A NUMBER OF FRIENDS SUR
piised Mr. and Mrs. Frank Murrin at
their home, 844 Twenty-fifth street,
l.-ft evening. The time was devoted
to music and games and cinch was
played at eight tables, prizes in the
games being given to the winners.
Refreshments were served and the
evening passed very pleasantly. Be
fore departing the host and hostess
were presented with a cut glass pitch
er and glasses.
MUSIC STUDENTS RECITAL.
THE .MUSIC STUDENTS MET
with Miss Julia Ryan on Brady street.
Davenport, yesterday afternoon and
libtened to a program given by Miss
Ryan and Mrs. T. D. Starbuck. Miss
Ryan sang Neopolitan songs and Mrs.
Starbuck played a number of Chopin
numbers. The business meeting was
postponed till the next club recital
which will be Nov. 18 with Miss Nor
n.a Wie6s on Brown street as hostess.
THE MARRIAGE OF MISS MAR
got Postlewaite and Rev. Henry Miz
ner is announced to take place at the
home of Mrs. Lucy Castleman on Lin
dell boulevard, S. Louis, next Tues
day. Miss Postlewaite has lived in
this city a great deal of her life and
has many friends. Rev. Mr. MIzner is
a prominent Episcopalian clergyman.
ENDOWMENT FUND SOCIETY.
THE ENDOWMENT FUND SOCI
ely of Augustana college will meet to-
norrow afternoon at the home of Mrs.
j L. G. Abrahamson, 3449 Seventh ave-
m.e. Mrs. Abrahamson will be as
I sisted by Mrs. Olive Rydholm and the
j t pic for the afternoon is "Laundry
: and Cleaning" by Mrs. G. A. Andreen.
ACME SOCIETY MEETS.
! THE ACME SOCIETY OF GRACE
Lutheran church was entertained yes-
Merday evening at the home of Miss
Esther Ei wall. 904 Forty-fourth
j street, with a large attendance of
1 members. Routine business occupied
the forepart of the evening and a so-
; c'al time followed, when refreshments
! v.ere served.
, BIRTHDAY SURPRISE PARTY.
j A COMPANY OF 25 FRIENDS LAST
; evening carried out a very pleasant
surprise party on Miss Stella Baker,
'. whose birthday anniversary it was.
, The evening was spent playing games
and contests, and late In the evening
ja birthday supper was served.
I HANDKERCHIEF BAZAR.
THE BUSY BEE SEWING SOCIETY
, w ill conduct a handkerchief bazar and
sale of faflcy articles Thursday after-
noon at the home of Mrs. E. E. Imp,
1513 Tenth avenue. They invite their
; friends to attend.
Agents to Banquet.
Repre&tntAtives and employes of
the northwestern agency of the Illi
nois Life Insurance company will
gather at the New Harper house in
this city Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock at which time they will be
addressed on the ethics of their pro
fessionwriting insurance by Vice
President R. W. Stevens. Assistant
and Colonel . E. Whiting, agency in
spector. Following the business meet
ing and the speaking there will be a
ASK CITIZENS TO
Delegates to Laymen's Mission
ary Movement Will Re
quire Many Rooms.
WILL ESTABLISH A BUREAU
Howard Morse of Y. M. C. A. to Keep
List of Available Places and
For the entertainment of delegates
ta the Laymen's Missionary-convention
on Nov. 17 to 19, it will be necessary
for the hospitable homes of Rock Is-
! land to be thrown open. The delegates
i come prepared to pay for their enter
tainment, but many of them will de
sire to find rooms In private homes.
Howard Morse, assistant secretary of
the Y. M. C. A., is chairman of the
committee on entertainment and is
now making a list of available rooms
where delegates may be entertained.
All persons who are willing to provide
rooms for delegates during the con
vention are requested to write or tele
phone to Mr. Morse the nature of the
accommodations they can offer, the
number of delegates they can accom
modate, and the price for lodging or
for lodging and breakfast. Mr. Morse
may be reached by telephone west
1247. A prompt response to this ap
peal will greatly aid the committee In
RKQl'RST MA'S MEETING.
At the meeting of the Ministerial al
liance held yesterday morning, it was
voted to request the convention com
mittee to provide special mass meet
ings for men and women for Sunday
afternoon and evening, Nov. 17. this
being the first day of the convention.
Accordingly, the executive committee
will make arrangements for a mass
meeting for women on Sunday after
noon to be held at 3 o'clock, the same
hour as the men's meeting, and again
in the evening at 7:30 separate meet
ings for men and women will be held.
The place of these meetings will be
announced later. Strong speakers will
be provided and every effort will be
put forth to make these meetings of
I.AYMKN TO GO AFTER DELEGATES.
During the next few days represen
tatives of the Laymen's movement will
go out from the tri-cities to practically
every town, cliy, village and cross
roads within a radius of 50 miles.
They will carry with them bundles of
literature advertising the coming con
vention, and will work to enroll every
man they meet as a delegate to the
convention. A large number of men
are being secured to act in this ca
pacity. On next Sunday groups will
go out to Clinton, Sterling, Dixon, Mor
rison, Galesburg. Muscatine, Geneseo,
and other cities. During the week
days a number of other smaller towns
nearby will be covered in an effort to
get representatives from every church
In this vicinity registered as delegates
to the convention.
ON NEW "Y" BUILDING
Work is progressing rapidly on the
new building for the Y. M. C. A
Iarge quantities of rock are being
taken out of the excavation, and the
outlines of the building are now plain
The swimming pool excavation is
now being' made, and will soon be
down to its full depth. Work on the
boiler room digging has been started,
and will show results very shortly.
With the exception of these two points
the basement excavation is practi
cally down to its full depth, and as
soon as -it has been leveled off, the
work of laying concrete can be started.
Preparations for the cornerstone
laying will be made In the near future
by the board of directors. State Sec-
For a cleanly bath
The bathroom should be
given a daily cleaning and a
weekly scrubbing. Nothing
is better than a solution made
by dissolving Gold Dust wash
ing powder in water.
Thoroughly scrub and scald
basin and closet with the hot
suds and pour down the pipes
boiling water to which has
been added Gold Dust in pro
portion of two tablespoons of
Gold Dust to every gallon 04
Clean the nickel and brass
fixtures in bathroom by rubbing
with equal parts of whiting and
Gold Dnst -
washing Inside Informatloi
Gold Dust is
sold in 6C sis
and large pack
ages. The larga
"Ut tkt COLD DUST TWINS do ym mmk"
r- ' ill P
retary K. A. Shumaker of Chicago is
to be in this city the first of the week,
and will meet the board for consulta
tion in regard to the ceremonies of
placing the stone.
Muffs remad, $2.00, at Vogue
Millinery, 1704 Second avenue.
Use Wonderine now.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For express, call William Trefz.
Trt-City Towel Supply company.
Don't fall to use Wonderine for house
Wonderine takes the place of soap i
Make your house cleaning easier by !
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug-making.
Flash lights and electrical novel-'
ties. Charles Fieblg. 1619 Third;
Our B. B. serge at $33 is the best
value ever offered. J. B. Zimmer's
Don't forget the Regulars' big dance
at Industrial hall Wednesday evening,
Six per cent farm mortgages. Litten
& Roberts, People's National bank
Milan artesian water, approved bj
city and state, delivered daily. Phone
Special furnace shovels, wire clean
ing brushes and everything for the fur
nace or boiler at Allen, Myers & Co.
Attend Court of Honor dance Thurs
day evening, Nov. 7, at Beselin's hall.
Admission 15 cents. Bleuer's orchestra.
Coal, coal, coal. The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coai.
Winter is coming, better get that
padlock and have your door keys
made. Charles Fiebig, 1619 Third
Strecker & Lewis, wholesale and re
tail agents for Sanitas. the washable
wall covering for kitchens and bath
Try Ralph Stanton's Club Smoker
first for pennants, also full line of
clear Havana, Key West, and domes
Ward & McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam
and hot water heating that will save
Sewing machines repaired and war
ranted for one year. Supplies for all
machines. Fiebig, locksmith, 1619 Third
A fireproof safe in the house or store
is a necessity. We have them from
$12 up. Fiebig, locksmith, 1619 Third
"Jewel" heaters are always satisfac
tory and they don't cost a cent more
than others. Examine them at Allen,
Myers & Co.
If you want Russian iron stove pipe,
band made "like you used to get," Al
len, Myers & Co. have it, as well as
the best hand made ordinary stove
Bartlett Bros.' teas, coffees, spices,
extracts and baking powders have no
equal. One thousand people are or
dering from us daily. Follow the
Dunsmore & O'Connell smoke house
and billiard parlors, corner of Twen
tieth street and Fourth avenue. Every
brand of good cigars and all kinds of
If you want to please her buy her a
box of Gansert's Ajax, Milk, True
Fruit, or Frultilla Chocolates. They
are the purest and best made, and
don't cost any more than the others.
Souders Laundering company at 501
503 Twelfth street. This laundry is
equipped with the very latest modern
machinery, turning out work that is
not surpassed by any laundry in the
Mueller Lumber 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 pleased
to learn the low prices they are mak
ing. The Rock Island Lumber and Manu
facturing company, lumber and build
ing material for all purposes, bouses,
barns, granaries. We will give you an
opportunity to save a big per cent. Let
us be of service to you.
M. R. Iglehart, marble and granite
wojks, save you the middleman's prof
its. From 15 to 25 per cent saved on
every monument and all kinds of mon
umental work. Call at our shop on
Second avenue and see for yourself.
T. S. O'Hara, flour and feed store,
is having a big trade on stock and
poultry food. Dr. Hess' stock food
for horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and
all kind sof poultry. It makes the
hens lay every day.
Math's bakery and confectionery
store, the finest ia the tri-cities.
Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Most peo-
I pie say they are superior to any home
baking. Let them serve you.
Kaln & Reinhardt cigar store still
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything in tobacco, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when smoking
their choice brands.
E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam and 1
hot water heating, gas fitting. His
efficient knowledge of the business
Justly entitles him to your patronage.
His shop has all modern equipments.
Everything in plumbing supplies.
We are the letters for up-to-date !
laundry work. Each shirt finished
by hand and put up in a carton, insur
ing work. Delivered to you In good
condition. We guarantee no cracked
collars or cuffs. City Steam laundry.
Reid Sc Bollman, 417 Seventeenth
Johnson's Wood Dye Is not a mere
tain not simply a surface dressing.
A Player Piano of
Consists of a piano without a
keyboard equipped with, a play
er whtaa engages the piano ac
It la bntlt upon a design which produces a tone surpassed by few up
right pianoa, a design which greatly reduces the cost but which can
not be used when a fingerboard is required.
The PETITE player mechanism permits the most perfect musical ex
pression. It is splendidly durable and plays any 65 note roll more
than 20,000 bare been cut from which to choose.
The PETITE Is 64 Inches high, 4S inches wide and 20 Inches deep
it requires little more space than a ladies' writing desk. Ideal for the
home, lodge or club and costs lesr than one-third of the price of the
If you want a real piano player of the highest grade and want to
save the $450 to $800 write for our catalogue and terms.
PETITE PLAYER PIANOS, $200. On wonderfully fair terms. Bench
BENNETT ORGAN CO.
Forty-fourth street and Third avenue. Rock Island, HI.
It is a real, deep-seated dye, that goes
to the very heart of the wood and
stayB there fixing a rich and perma
nent color. Johnson's Wood Dye Is
made in 14 standard shades. For sale
by Lerch & Greve. 2002-2004 Fourth
There is a great world of comfort to
the eyes in a perfectly fitted pair of
glasses or spectacles. The lenses should
be accurately adapted to your individ
ual requirements and should be set in
frames or mountings that rest comfort
ably upon the nose. We give comfort
In the frames as well as in the lenses.
Fred Bleuer, eye specialist. 1702 Sec
LIBRARY BOARD HAS
. REGULAR MONTHLY MEET
The principal matter or Interest at
the regular meeting of the directors
of the public library which was held
last evening at 7:30 o'clock at the li
brary, was the decision to purchase
the new international encyclopedia of
22 volumes. The encyclopedia will
be a valuable asset to the library.
The books committee presented a
list of books which was approved and
ordered purchased. A list of periodi
cals for the ensuing year was present
ed a'so, by the periodical committee
which was likewise approved. Tho
finance committee presented the fol
lowing bills for October which were
approved and allowed:
A. C. McClurg & Co $ 41.81
E. O. Vaile 9.4S
Lerch & Greve 1.05
Rand McNally & Co 25.00
Charles Schribner's Sons 1.50
Rock Island Sand & Gravel Co. 10.49
Library of Congress 10.00
Ellen Gale 20.85
J. W. Wexh 14.60
The librarian's report for the month
of October, 1912. Circulation is as
Magazines and General works.. 248
Industrial arts 66
Fine arts - 37
Tells How Sick She Was And
What Saved Her From
Upper Sandusky, Ohio. "Threeyeara
ago I was married and went to house
keeping. I was not
feeling well and
could hardly drag
myself along. I had
such tired feelings,
my back ached, my
tides ached, I had
bladder trouble aw
fully bad, and I could
not eat or sleep. I had
headaches, too, and
became almost a ner
vous wreck. My doc
tor told me to go to a hospital. I did
not like that idea very well, so, when I
saw your advertisement in a paper, I
wrote to you for advice, and have done as
you told me. I have taken Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and
Liver Pills, and now I have my health.
" If sick and ailing women would only
know enough to take your medicine, they
would get relief. "Mrs. Benj. H. Sta.vs
bery, Route 6, Box 18, Upper Sandusky,
If you have mysterious pains, irregu
larity, backache, extreme nervousness,
inflammation, ulceration or displace
ment, don't wait too long, but try Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound now.
For thirty years Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound, made from roots
and herbs, has been the standard remedy
for female ills, and such unquestionable
testimony as the above proves the value
of this famous remedy and should give
ever r y?-3--"-r
Grand total 8.334
Received from fines $19.76.
Victor and Columbia disc records,
Four minute Edison records, 30
Two minute Edison records, 20
McKlnley edition and other sheet
music, 5 cents.
Rejina sheets, 35 cents.
Jencke's Music House.
HOW YOU CAN GAIN
FLESH AND STRENGTH
Those who are
weak and run
down Bhould be
gin at this tinio
of the year to
make every ef
fort to regain
"1 flesh and
J strength. Phy
as the best tonio
and body build
er Father John's
cause it Is com
posed of pure
nourishing food elements, which
strengthen and build up the body. It
is free from dangerous drugs or stimu
lants. Get a bottle today. It will
make you srong. (Advertisement.)
aid to perfect digestion to keep
the bowels open to make the
liver active is
Try a bottle today. There's
nothing better. AH Druggists
Phone 2089. Lady Attendant.
R. W. KENT
Open Day and Niijht
313 18th Street. Rock Island.
How is Your
Does it need cleaning or overhaul
ing Better see us now before the
(old weatner comes.
We ar appt for the Gilt Edge and
20th Century furnaces. Let us figure
cn vot tin and furnace work.
Our prices are reasonable. Wa
guarantee all our wotk.
Call W. 2192.
Illinois Cornice &
Sheet Metal Works
KICK HERR F. STRUCK
2518 Fifth avenue. Rock Island.