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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY, DECEMBER U, 1012.
35-CENT HAIR CUT
DUE HEBE FEB. 1
Barbers' Union Proposes to In
troduce Chicago Bates in
Being bald will have added com
pensation for Kock Islanders ere long.
fcr the 35-cent haircut Is on the way
here from Chicago, where it recently
kicked up such a big hullabuloo. The
barbers' union, which controls and
regulates all things tonsorial. except
In i the safety razor, has decreed.
With the added dime that will make
It Just 40 per cent more difficult to
keep your locks shorn, will come a
tax of 6 cents for neck shave, which:
Is clear gain for the barber, who has,
b-fn throwing In neck shaves free ev
ry time he scraped your face at 15 J
Cents a scrape. i
The three cities, as usual, are to'
bo among the first of the smaller ur-i
b.r-i communities to be favored withj
metropolitan tonsorial rates. It was;
the intention to put them into effect';
tb first of the year, but there was j
pome sort of a misunderstanding i
mfclch set us back a month. The date i
agreed upon now is Feb. 1. I
After Feb. 1 when you get out of a:
brriier's chair shaved and shorn you I
l" be debtor to the barber for an!
even half a dollar. It is emphatically j
denied that decreased revenues due
ti the growing popularity of the safe
ty razor have anything to do with the
ie rates. It is our old Nemesis, the
h c of I., the barbers aver.
Bradley "Mufflers in Boxes 25c
A half gross shipment of these well known 50c mufriers
Just received, in wide range. A few slight imperfections,
scarcely noticeable, allow us to offer these,
each In a Xmas box, for
ROCK ISLAND, IhV. lJ?nXfZ&
Eight More Shopping Days Til! Christmas
Monday s Big
Buy a home of Retdy Bros.
For express, call William Tret.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
Have your pictures framed at -Mc-Cabe'B
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
Cleaning and rug-making.
See superfluous hair add on classi
fied page or Phone North 3136.
Our B. B. serge at $33 Is the best
value ever offered. J. B. Zimmer's
Flash lights and electrical novel
ties. Charles Fieblg, 1619 Third
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lltten
ft Roberts, people's National bank
Milan artesian water, approved by
city and state, delivered daily. Phone
Remember that Ralph Stanton has
everything to make your friends, who
Coal, coal. coal. The Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coat.
11.00 box of flowers for $1 every
Saturday for cash at liensley Floral
store, Fourth avenue and Twentieth
Sewing machines repaired and war
ranted for oue year. Supplies for all
machines Fieblg, locksmith, 1619 Third
A fireproof safe In the house or store
Is a necessity. We have them from
112 up. Fieblg. locksmith. 1619 Third
Winter Is coming, better get that
padlock and have your door keys
made. Charles Fiebig. 1619 Third
Ward ft McMahon will give you
estimates on your plumbing, steam
and hot water beating that will have
Attend the Humane society dinner
lid sale at Memorial Christian church
Tuesday, Dec. 17. Dinner from 11:30
to 2 o'clock, 25 cents.
Take her a box of Gansert's pre
ferred chorolates. You could not buy
hei anything else that would please
fcer as well. At all dealers.
Dunstnore & O'Connll smoke house
and billiard parlors, corner of Twen
tieth street and Fourth avenue. Every
brand of good cigars and all kinds of
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 Souders Kauuderlng company at 601
&3 Twelfth street. This laundry is
equipped with the very latest modern
machinery, turning out work that is
tot surpassed by any laundry in the
T. S. O'Hara. flour and feed store.
Is having a big trade on stock and
poultry food. Dr. Hess' stock food
for horses, cuttle, bogs, sheep and
19-inch jointed dolls, fully dressed
In the latest fashion, Monday
choice of about 5 Ai g
dozen great big dolls. .p X Ovl
23-lnoh fine kid body dolls, steel
jointed limbs, moving eyes, eye
brows, and eye lashes, real hair
wlgt dainty slippers CC
and stockings, Monday J).VV
16-lnch beautifully dressed dolls,
jointed limbs, moving eyes ana
long curly hair,
18 and 20-inch kid body dolls with
Jointed limbs, moving eyes, some
with real hair wigs, $1.25 and
Character dolls with lifelike faces, cry like real babies,
BED SPREADS IN XMAS
Are not only Ideal for giving, but
extremely acceptable. Beautiful
satin spreads, at
INITIAL PILLOW CASES,
Dainty swigs, embroidery style,
initialed and jwo to
the box for
Exceptional and Unexpected Christmas News
AN ENCORE SILK SALE
Beginning Monday Morning at 9:30 o'clock,
and For the Week
Last Saturday we finished the greatest silk sle in the history of our Christmas
silk sales. We were amazed at its success, astonished to find that so many
hundreds of women were so hunger for silks so we thought that such liberal
patronage devirved an encore, and immediately gave our silk chief notice to
telegraph to New York for more special supplies. It so happened a number ot
silk jobbers we-e just ready to sacrifice stocks, previous to inventory and it
was our good fortune to secure these splendid and extraordinary values which
came by express and will be ready promptly Monday a. m.
Silks Only 39c
Look at the colors you can
choose from these ideal
dress silks, extra weight in
these most wanted shades
ivory, mais, Havanna and
leather brown, pink, navy,
new blue, black. Copenhagen,
Alice, lilac, apricot, coral,
rusett, Nell rose, beauty,
king's blue, azure blue, car
dinal, garnet, gray, etc. a
in silk at
2000 yds. Crepe
de Chene, 75c, 85c
and $1.00 Values
In this lot you will find Just
the thing for scarfs, even
ing waists and dresses, a
most timely Christmas sug
gestion at a
very low price, yd...
Great bargains in most
wanted black Sillcs
A Rare Silk
Offering at 79c
The good judges of real silk
values will appreciate thib
lot. Suiting silks, evening
silks, waist silks, brocaded
crepes, plaids, Roman
stripes, etc., worth froru
$1.00 to $1.50 a yard. Each
waist or dress pattern put
up in Christmas box if de
sired; choice of
all at yard just.
A jewelry store complete in itself and not to
be classed with the jewelry departments of
the average department store. The diamonds,
watches, gold and silverware are all up o
the exacting McCabe staandard and at our
always reasonable prices.
Diamonds, beautiful blue white, perfect terns t
and M carat sizes at $30.00 to $12.00
Larger stones of 'finest quality at equally interest
An exquisite line of plain gold and jeweled La
Vallieres at $65.00 to $7.0U
Sterling sliver and Parisian ivory toilet sets, a
wide range at a set $25.00 to $5.00
Gold or silver cigar clips, a man appreciates these
a big variety $7.00 to 75
Sterling silver cigarette cases, gold lined, you wiil
be pleased with our assortment, $15 to....$5 00
We show an excellent line of men's gold seal
rings, at prices ranging from $25.00 to.... $4. 50
A SALE OF COATS
From our complete lines of fall and winter coats
we have taken many of the best models in chin
chilla, melton, zebra stripes, plaid backs .caracul
and mixtures and divided them into 3 lots, mark
ing them at unusually low prices.
These make excellent and sensible Christmas .gifts.
One fine lot at $10.00
W r omens Suits-Big Savings
For Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 3 groups
of the season's choicest models in women's suits,
suits of serge, cheviot, diagonal, whipcord and
fancy mixtures, plain tailored and semi-cutaway
styles. Here tli ey are at almost nominal prices.
Why not give a suit?
$19.50 Suits for $10.00
25.00 " " 12,75
30.00 " " 14.75
Jack Horner's ten pins
nished hardwood, set.,
These Special Toy Values Monday
J in. size, made of var-
All metal drums, the indestructible kind, at...$
Self steering sleds, steel runners, hardwood seat
and rails, at . 9$C
Xmas tree ornaments, one dozen assorted In
1912 special kteel train, large locomotive, coal car,
box car and caboose, length of train 4 feet $250
Infants' red enamel painted chairs, extra strong
Decorative electric lighting tree outfit, complete
ready to light. Monday $1.98
Large tool chest full of high grade tools. $2.50
$5.00 roll top writing desk with chair, mission fin
ish, only $3.98
Two-story doll house with real doors and windows,
large porch, for $1.00
Xmas tree candles, assorted colors, the 10c boxes.
Some Interesting Holiday Books
in that busy department of good books at
Harrison Fibber's Book of 1912, is a beauti
ful work of art. ea"h $3.50
The Fortune Telling Birthday Hooks, a new
idea, ask to see it.
"Azalea." a new book for girls and one that
all girls should read 95-f
Mother Goose in Holland, a new book for
children, quaint and artistic 95
A splendid new line cl prayer books in leath
er bindings, some in white, $2.75 to.... 25
Drawing and painting books for the children,
a big range of these up from 10
On your Christmas list put him
down for a Clark's Nox-all Safety
Raxor. Starting Monday and
while 144 last, we offer these
highest grade $5.00
razors for ,
A fine Clark Safety Razor is prac
tical; something a man uses every
day, or should do so. He will
thank you for this gift and ad
mire the good sense of the giver.
Put up in nice leather case, velvet
lined full value $5 article
for you here at..
A Beautiful Picture
Our picture department is at least worth
A fine line of landscapes, 14x17, at 85
beautiful hand-painted pastels at $1.50
Large sized fruit pictures at $2.00
"Mother" pictures, size 10x8 at 35
"Cupids" in oval Circassian frames. 50c
Hand colored gravures. at $3.50
These are but a lew items of a most
extensive line of special holiday pictures.
A Piece of Cut Class Solves
Many Gift Problems
Salad bowls in a variety of handsome rich
cuttings, regular $5.00 values for $3.50
Sugar and cream ts, brilliant American
cut, tbe pair $2.50
Jelly dishes and bandied nappies, in deep
rich cut designs 98
Vinegar and oil bottles in new rich cut
designs, at $2.50
Cut glass water pitchers in a number of
new cuttings and sizes at $4.50
Do you eat Cake?
Do you know good fruit
Did you ever eat good
Did you ever eat any of
our home-made fruit cake
If you ever taste our cakes ONCfi,
you'll remember them. Fruit cake
to be at all acceptable with peo
ple who have cultivated taste and
who KNOW, must be of the best
materials, properly made and
seasoned, properly aged and rip
ened, and properly cared for until
We have now ready for your
table a quantity of the most de
licious fruit cake we have eve
made, prepared specially for '.he
Holiday season's serving, ripened
just right, and you'll thank us 'or
having called your attention to it.
FOR A $5.00 BILL; ONE OF THESE
These are melton, cheviot, caracul
and double faced rloths and in a
variety of styles. $8.75 is what you
would pay usually, only $5.00
Special Prices on These
They may not last a day, but
Women's new hand bags of fancy
leather, about dO of them, values
up to $5.00, rare bargains these
Real leather music rolls. at$X.OO
Special value in men's traveling
cases with fittings, for...$19jj
Real leather letter books, at 94
Big assortment of card cases, va
rious leathers 69
A Gift She Can Use 5479
Every day for 15 years your mother, wife,
sister or friend cat, do her sweeping with
out fatigue, lame arms or aching back.
Rissell's Cyco Bearing carpet sweeper
makes a sensible, suitable Christmas gift
that will be appreciated. It prolongs the
life of carpets and ruga by removing all
litter and grit without raising germ laden
diist, sweeps perfect !y silently and is en
tirely self adjusting. Ask to see it today.
Prices $4.50, $3.50, $3.25,
$2.75, $2.50 and
Holiday Specials Down the
Toilet cases with brushes, comb, etc. $1.39
Manicure sets, ideal gifts 50
Shaving sets with mirror $1.62
Large variety of silver deposit articles, at
from 95c to 50
Hand mirrors of heavy plate glass, solid
wood back $1.00
Choice perfumes in novelty boxes, big assort
ment, at 50c to 25
Back combs, barettes, etc., in a great variety,
$1.25 to 50
Special Silk Waist Surprise
Not a larRe. but fin unusually choice col
lection ' of silk missaline and taffeta
waists in the best t:r.it shades and In
newest model:', choice
from these at
White Waist Pa terns in
An inexpensive K'.ft yet a mc,st acceptable
one is one of the:.: patterns of white im
ported merer. riztd valsting in neat Jac-
quard and brocade effects, a liberal pat-
Out of consideration for our many clerks and a desire to make the Christmas
Season as pleasant as possible for them the McCabe Stores will not be open evzn ngs until Wednesday
night, December 18th. We ask the co-op ration of the buying public in this matter.
IT WILL CURE
I want every chronic rheumatic to
tbrow away all medicines, all lini
ments, all plasters, and give MUX
YON S RHEUMATISM RiuHE&Y a
trial. No matter what your doctor
li-uy say. no matter what your friends
nay say. no matter how prejudiced
you may be against all advertised
remedies, go at once to your druggist
:id get a bottle of the RHEUMATISM
REMEDY. If it fails to give satisfac
tion, I will refund your money Mun
ycn. Remember this remedy contains no
Kilicylic acid, no opium, cocaine, mor
pl.ine or other harmful drugs.
For sale by all druggists. Phice 25
all kind sof poultry. It makes the
hens lay every day.
Community silverware for Christmas
gifts at the Mill Store.
Men's silk hosiery and ties in fancy
boxes, just the thing for a gift for
father, mother, brother or husband.
The Mill Store.
Kaln & Relnhardt cigar store sUll
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
Ized. Everything in tobacco, cigars
and smokers' supplies. Man is never
1 better satisfied than when smoking
i their choice brands.
! Mechanical toys, dolls and books is
I our toy department. The Mill Store.
! The Rock Island Lumber and Manu
! facturing company, lumber and bulld
' Ing material for all purposes, bouses,
: barns, granaries. We will give yon an
, opportunity to save a big per cent Let
us be of service to you.
Christmas table linens and fine da
mask towels at 'he Mill Store.
Math's bakery and confecUonery
i store, the finest in the tri-citles. j
I Bread, cakes, pies, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat. Most peo
ple say they are superior to any home
, baking. Let them serve you.
See our line of holiday goods before
buying elsewhere. The Mill Store.
M. R. Igleh&rt, marble and granite
works, save you the middleman's prof
its. From 15 to 25 per cent saved on
every monument and all kin Js of mon
umental work. Call at our shop on
Second avenue and see for yourself.
E. E. Lamp, plumbing, steam and
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 leaders lor up-to-date
Long, thick, heavy hair. Want this kind?
Ayer's Hair Vigor promotes growth.
Does not color the hair.
Ask Your Doctor.
3. C. InrOa..
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 & Bollman, 417 Seventeenth
Johnson's Wood Dye is cot a mere
stain not simply a surface dressing.
It is a real, deep-seated dye, that goes
to the very heart of the wood and
' stays there fixing a rich and perma-
nent color. Johnson's Wood Dye is
made in 14 standard shades. For sale
j 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. Tbe lenses should
be accurately adapted to your Individ-
u&l requirements and should be set In
j frames or mountings that rest comfort
jably upon the nose. We give cemfort
j in tbe frames as well as in the lenses.
Fred Bleuer, eye specialist, 1702 Sec
All the news all the time. The Argus
RACHEL ROBISON IS
TAKEN TO BURLINGTON
Rachel Robison of Rome, Iowa, the
aged woman who fell on tie street at
Fourth avenue and Twenty-fourth
street, last Tuesday afternoon, frac
turing her hip, was taken to Burling
ton this afternoon by her son. Grant
Robison of that city and her daughter,
Mrs. Emma Wicks of Rome, Iowa.
Mrs. Robison had left Rome last
Tuesday to go to Sberryville, Wis., to
visit relatives and while waiting for a
train here wandered off and met with
i the accident. She was taken to St.
I Anthony's hospital. Wednesday morn
j ir.g a handbag was found in the pas
l Ecnger depot which contained a ticket
: over the Burlington from Rome to
Sherryville, and a note which stated
j that the woman was hard of bearing
j and asking those who came in contact
J with her to assist her as much as
Washington Oscar Oleson, an avi-j narrow escape fro-n diving in his ma
alor at the war department's aviation j chine into a fast flying express train
field at College park, is suffering from Oleson grazed the top of the cars an!
bruises and shock as the result of a , fell into a fish pond.
"TRY Speidel's Drug Store FIRST"
with its largest and
best stock of : : :
Drugs, Patent Medicines and Sundries