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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
TUESDAY. APIUL 8, 1913.
MADE TO COUNCIL
Nineteenth Anniversary Week. Welcome to Everyone!
YOUNG & McCOMBS
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These are days of great usefulness in the Young & McCombs' SUPERIOR furniture departments. Our expert home fur
nisher has already made many houses become comfortable living abodes that are excellent examples of
THE HOME BEAUTirUL-COME, LOOK!
Trio of Property Owners Ap
pear and Ask That Condi
tions Be Remedied.
PASS BUILDING ORDINANCE',
Inventory of All City Property to Be
Taken April 16 a la Required
The city commission spent moat o?
Its time yesterday afternoon listening
lo complaints. Three reidents ap
peared before the august body asking
tlait certain conditions be remedied in
their localities and all of the matters
are to be Investigated.
Herman Ktirth complained about
Fourteenth avenue between Tenth and
Lieventh streeJs which he said was
considerably above jrrade. He wanted
it cut down at the time water and
sewer mains are laid. City Engineer
Wallace Treichler admitted the street
Ir. rrneHtion was about, four feet above
rrade at Tenth street. Commissioner '
K. R. Reynolds stated it was merely '
a question of finance and that If the
work could be provided for In the
appropriation budget It would proD
lilily be attended to.
WAXT ri'l.KKT OrFIIKU.
That a natural water shed has been
filled In on the Ninth street road and
a culvert cloned was the contention
of Chris Ke'ler. The council whs
loath to lake uny action on this thor
oughfare which runs through an In
corporated village and when the mat
ter was taken tip with the road com
missioners of South Kock Island the
washed their haridn of the affair re
ferring the niHtt.r to the city com
mission of Hock Island. The commis
sion a' various times In the past have
had legal advice to the effect that they
have no Jurisdiction over the terri
tory in question and therefore do not
cir to upend much money in that lo
rnlit. although they have injproved
the road there, merely to give the peo
ph a passable road into the citj.
mil. thi oii-tiii..
Mr. Keeler alleged that all he want
ed to know was (o whom he Hhould
ptesent hit grievance lie suitl that a
lirt'ma! water tilled had been covered
at.d water Is now coining ov Ms
property and he would like to hnv
the culvert reopened. The council
could t-.ive In in little advice as lo whom
lo- hhould appeal to and he left the
c;l hall with the deelmition that he
li.'nded to put in the improvement
biincelf and that he could then tell
pre-:- -. 1 1 1 . who had jurisdiction in
M.vt i. it Tiim in r..
The i olini"'tnpii ' the e.iiif se"fion
' il.e Sexenth ward sewer with the
s'oitn drain at Fortieth street and
:."itoal aeiiue Is a bail thing In the
opinion of M. Oriswold lie ti
dated that there wan danger of th"
nwaue backing up and overflowing at;
h:i ph-ct City Kngmeer Treichler '
stated tt.at there would probai'ly be
a stench from the hewer in the suni
mr time but said that the action
seemed necessary from an econom
ical standpoint. The plan of Joining
the sewer and the storm drain was
admitted not to he ideal but it seem
ed to be the only way to dispose of
tor sewage without licfvy expense. The
immlssloiiers agreed to fake a trip
o' Inspection some day this week to
the place In question.
tn.on imi i.
The sum of $67. TM for express,
freight and other expenses which
Commissioner M T. liudgren had paid
out of his office for some time back.
f ordered paid to Mr. Kudgren. The
a rekly pay roll for the week ending
April ft. was ordered paid In the sum
of $.H" "i Claims for salaries amount
ing lo $.!.:'.ss J.", and for material
amoun'iiig to J t.L'l!S ".ti were ordered
ITl l K.VIORV.
Commissioner Kudgren offered a
resolution whh'h passed, calling for a
complete Inventory on April 15 of all
th city's property. Kach commission
. is lo file a schedule of all the prop
erty of the i-y lie has in his hands,
together with the value of the same.
This Is required by the state law.
im.i ini. OIIIIIXM K.
Reports from the building inspector,
p lii e main u and chief of p.d.i-e were
read and ordered filed The plumbing
otdlnance which has been passed on
by the master plumbers was Informal
ly discussed and will soon be given
t.i the journeymen for their consid
eration. It is proposed to have the
r't'inbitic. bui'ding and electrical or
dinances published In one pamphlet.
The sidewalk ordinance providing
t an improvement on Thirty-second
t:eet between Fourteenth and Fif
teenth avenues was passed and the
lu.iid.hfi ordinance adopted.
Plans for an addition which Wool
worth & Co. expect to make at the rear
of the Math bakery were submitted
lo th? council The firms expect to
-change buildings and Wool worth &
Ce. will extend the Math room to the
l!ey The audition will be one story
high. It was voted to accept the plans
with the exception of an alley stair
?y extending into the alley and to
have the city engineer inspect the
rtructure to see that it conforms to
the building ordinance.
Ml T BI.K TRACK.
The city commission will Insist on
the Tri-City Railway company double
flacking on Third avenue. It was
stated that the company had made
a proposition to single track from Fif
teenth to Seventeenth and to double
lrack the balance of the way but this
began Saturday and will continue all of this week.
It will be a substantial celebration as well as a senti
mental one. Every section of the store has been prepar
ing for the event and every day there will be special op
portunities to secure new, fresh, desirable goods at very
But speech making comes after the feast. Today our
word is only of welcome and that word is quickly spoken.
No one is ever more welcome anywhere than at Ycung &
McCombs, and even an Anniversary week can add no more
warmth to our hospitality.
Young y McCombs'
Beautiful Styles for. All Faces
How trying it would be if Fashion decreed but one
style of Hat! A few would look well and the rest of wo
The Rule Is that Every Woman Shall Suit
Her Face and Please Herself
and the delightfully diversified choice in styles to be
found here admits of the widest latitudes.
It takes a master hand to impart style in a simple treat
men and Young & McCombs Millinery shows this mas
The larger Hats with their
cftly curled brims and the
smart little Hats are so
various and so practical,
that it is a simple matter
to find the exactly
ripht Hat for each
head find face.
In general, the Hats
have very little trim
ming; what is requir
ed of ihem above all
is to have the LI.VE
that famous and
that blends whh
the grace of the
enhance the pro
file and the ar
rangement of tho
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' It is far more Hs.v
is far more
difficult to obtain
this perfection of
form than to cov
er a Hat wi'h
now be more
than ever an ar
tist. J5j J6i
$8. $10, $15
Small Hats that arc
really different superior-
to any you can
find elsewhere at un
der $;i. We have so'.d
scores of them. A new
shipment will be un
boxed for tomorrow,
$2.38 an(i $3.98.
For a Navy Blue
Blue Serge Suits at $15
that our buyer purchased fortunately at a great reduc
tionthe saving he nyide he made for you for these suits,
that would easily sell for $20, are marked at the very
little price Of $15. Second Floor
New Spring Blouses Are
Here are the most individual, the most Chic, of the new
Blouses designed for Spring. Here, too, are simple, good
things at small prices Blouses serviceable and in good
taste, 49c to $50.
Don't miss the Bulgarian trimmed Blouses!
1'-1! ifirfeTi Iff! ,, u M Mi
Good Anniversary Specials
This $3 Chair $2.25.
Chairs, like illustration, with leather
covered box seats. Value $S at $2.25
$18 Extension Table $12.75.
Six-foot golden oak extension table,
4,:.-inch top. Value $18 at $12.75.
$25 Buffet $16.75.
Golden oak buffet, value t'lT, at
"Homey" Living Rooms
Next comes the living room, which
we can furnish in famous "Stickley"
fi mod oak pieces such as Library
Tables from $24 $39; dockers
and Chairs at ail prices.
Bed Chamber Luxury
TSIS is a store built up to carry out the ideas and
ider.ls of lovers of the home beautiful. A store
whose business creed is to e.ttain and maintain
those ideals as you interpret them. And no room in the
house demands that we fulfill our promises more carefully
than the bed chamber. That is why we purchased for
our superior Furniture department the
Greatest Stock of Beds
in those tri-cities. House clean
ing time often brings to light
the deficiencies 0f old bedsteads
- then ((imp changes. Ordinar
ily we advise the purchasing of
a sanitary brass or other metal
bed, such as our iron beds at
$1.75 to $11; or our Brass
Viirtflrrtf ii- - -: sue rift.- .3
Many Sensible Helps for
list and see if
need isn't here.
: - - S I 1
Id I U ill? i
1 4 l3 Kens at from $8.75 S50
'if i.... . u , i . ...u i.
j T i uih i ne 'eop;" iiu wimj in"
.' Ii very best circHSsion walnut or
mi'hogany bedsteads can also be
S best suiteil with these at
$18.50 o $67.
WE ARE SPECIAL AGiEKTS I CR THE "WAY" SAG
LESS SPRING GUARANTEED FOR 2 5 YEARS.
ASK TO SEE IT.
Art in ttie Dining Room
Many a home beautiful
Furniture is being further
individual piece for the din;
frcm the fruits of cur lab
all rooms was never more spleir
as in this brand r.rw Superior F
news bears esp; ;-ia'.:y on an is
because it is an unusually s'r
hibit. and of this store's anniver
row and pick out your ch
Haffets from $12.50 ' $
$46.50; extension i..i.1j !i"j
already equipped with artistic
enriched by some handsome
g room many are gathered
:r here. While furniture for
litily ready elsewhere in ihc tri-cities
ruiture. Depart mint, yet today's store
;c beauty for the dining room
kin.L; example of our new Spring ex
i y sale. You can come in totnor-
:.'! of fumed or golden oak:
30- china "Insets at $13.75 to
$12.75 to $46.50.
Look over 1b is
the very Item you
at a saving.
U-Neek Mouse Traps. s''e
catch, safe and sanitary. .No odor,
vermin or blood, as with the or
dinary trap. The I'-Neek glass
traps can be cleaned with soap
and water as easily as glassware,
Frying Pans. frying pans.
Acme brand; "always cold handle,"
Wash P.oilers, 9 't'st
grade c hareoal tin; 16 ounce cop
per bottom: stationary bandies, tine
piece co. er. Guaranteed weight,
7'i pouuds, Wednesday, $1.69.
Clothes Lines, -r' feet braid
ed cotton, non-absorbent, machine
stretched, luc value, only 9c.
Wash Boards, zic
rubbing surface, smooth finished
frames well made, worth 3ac, Wcd
uesday, 2 5c.
Iron Handles; a"-v rUs'
sad irons, heavy steel base alumi
num finish, l'lc, vclue, gg.
Gas Globes, upright or invert
ed, plain and fancy shapes; air
hole style. Kach gc.
O-Cedar Dust Cloths, ,llB
2."c sie, special, 19c.
Clcthes Wringers, gi-Uanized
adjustable steel frame, lo inch sol
id rubber rolls, fully guaranteed,
$:;.5u value, Wednesday. $2.85.
Rug Beaters, -v,ra heavy
steel spring wire. Can't pull out
handle. Kach 10c.
Dust Holds Disease
Disease Is Expensive
T'lI.I. Hie gnns and prot-t your health
l-o the aJiiiMepLlr latMr saver the (41
mnpTntn a ronr root amnlkvamn-aimie
o nv;r your lwk. Uivd vour floor
anri woixlwiirk asuirb polish.
RED STAR MOP CO.
216 W. Kinzie Street,
M RED STAR Oil Mop
w Jk sif . k -1
JOIN THIS NEW CLUB!
Our plan of selling 11 1 wonderful M'Douga'l $.",." Kitchen
Cabinets a' $-'T.."o. Ijo'lar Dcwn and I)o!li.r a Week, is working
like a charm. V.'e In: c s ',-. v surprising number already, and
expect to soon sell our tho hundred in the club. The t nefi's of
a Mcboi gall are everlasti.iv, too. Their economy of time and
labor is v.-crth mr.ry d liars weekly to the weary worker in the
kitchen. Come in tomorrow and let us explain more (ully.
Young & McCombs, Distributors,
Kitchen Klenzer, per can 4C.
Ellectric Wall Paper Clean
er, per can 8c.
It ii Time to Make
If you are wise you will see to It
that you lime the right Tools before
(anion Kakes, 15c 50c.
l.uwn Hakes, 35c.
Spading Forks, 75c.
Grass Shears, 15c.
Hoes, 20c 50c.
Three piece Floral set, 85c.
Early spring jaunt3 with
baby are a pleasure if you
have a Cart like this.
Light weight, collapses into
small dimensions. Requires
but one simple motion to fold.
Steel frame, solid rubber
tires, adjustable hood, re
clining back and adjustable
dash, spring seat, $4.48.
Just received our Spring line in grays, worsted and
blue serge absolutely all wool, special sale offering,
$2.98, $5.50, $5.98. -Bargain Basement.
YOUNG & McCOMBS
:,i:-iiic!) Vhit.c IVnue good heavy (jual
i'y suitable for suits and skirts. Heg
ular i;ri e :):", special Wednesday sale
price, 25c a ar(1-
Krinkls Crepe Flisse
in white only, assorted patterns, sult
rble for Waists and Dresses. These
good s do not require ironing. Hegu
l.i - prire 25c, spe-ial WedntEday 19c
72 inch Bleached Table Linen.
double saiin finish beautiful ranee
of patterns. Our regular $1.2fi final
ity, special fcalu price Wednesday,
Fancy stripes iu all colors, 27 Inches
wide. Tlrs material requires no iron
ing. Hpecialiy priced, 12J9!C Per
CO.. ROCK ISLAND
Blues, grays and light Shirting patterns. Sold else
where for 14c. Special selling price Wednesday 10c.
was n"t satisfactory to the commls-,
t-ion. The meeting then adjourned. .
Buy a borne of Relay Bros.
For express, call William Trfa.
Trl-Clty Towel Supply coicpany.
Bluebird pins at J. Ramser'g Song".
Independent Express Co. West 981. .
Bracelet watches at J. Ramser's
Have you sen the lucky bluebird
pins at J. Ramser's Sons'?
Kerler Rug company for vacuum '
cleaning axd rug-making.
Diamonds are on the Jump. You can
buy one right at J. Ramser'g Sons'.
Coin purses, vanity bags, fancy
leather bags, at J. Ramser's Sons'.
The Caw. Moore and Waterman
fountain pens at J. Ramser's Sons."
Our B. B. serge at 33 is the test
ralue erer offered. J. B. Z.mmri
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lltten
ft Roberta. People e National bank
Coal, coal. coal. Tbe Rock Ig'.and
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coaL
V.'ard McMafcoa win give yo
estimate on your plumbing, stean.
and hot water heating that will uvt
Call at Crawford ar.d Stanton's Club
smoker, opposite Harper house, where
they hae a full line of clear Havanas,
Key WV.-i and domestic c:gars.
Coliius i Hammenck are ready to
give estimates tad do ill k nds el
carpenter work. Shop nation 1-j8
Eighth avenue. Pbote west 7t?0.
Try our new cellar moulder. It
shapes collars perfectly w ithout crack
in.' them and leaves pk-n'y of tie
succe. Parker Laundry company 1312
l; 14 Third avenue.
Mueller Uintjir ccmpacy w:il c-t
ab's you to baild a fine hc-.ise or tare
out of 'he choicest sciect lumber aiid
you will surrr;sei acd vet pleased
to leam the low prues ttsy are mak
SouCero I.aivnce ring comrany at 5C1
60S Twel!:b itreet. Tbis iaucary if
equipped w;tb the very latest mod-rt
itacb.nery. turning out work that '.t
coi turpassed by auy laucdry ia the
Kain & RoicnarCt c:gar store stlU
takes the ItAC. Xo't hceraliy patron-i7.f-c.
five' thlsg ... toi accc. igara
cud enio'titrs' sppi-es. ilia in never
bet'.c-r satisCed than when trrok.r.g
'hen choice brEnda.
The Ro k Ielacd Lumber and Manu
facturing company, lumber and build
ing ii.aterial for .ail purposes, nouses,
barns, granaries. We will give you at,
opportuclty to save a bi per cent Let
us be cf service to jou.
Math's baKery ana cor.rect'.onery
store, tue finest lc the tri-ciues.
Bread, cakes, pi?B, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beet. Moat peo
ple sey vbey are superior to any home
lak.np. Ltt them serve you.
V.'e don't run your collars through
a set of rollers anymore to give them
the curl. We mould them into shape
on our new collar moulder. It can't
crack them and leaves plenty of space
for the tie. Parker Laundry company.
M. R. Jgt'jarc, maroie and gran:te
works, save ycu the middleman proi
iUL From 15 to 25 per cent saved oi
tvery a.onun:ent tnd a'l KinJs oi mon
umcn'ai ork. Call at our shop ot
Seond avenue and see for yourself.
Ycu don't have to send your collar;
to Davenport now to have thorn mould
led. The 1'arker iaundry conipany i
just iustaiiinf; a collar moulder fclid
is prepared to do perfect collar work.
Try th--m, 1314 Third avenue, phony
1 Bfau:iul lawn is free object, of j'is
1 pride and conatant admiration. Ai
; O'Hara's f';ed store is the place to buy
'the choicest Kentucky blue grass secU
at li0.'j per pound; mixed lawn ;ras
seed l'c p-ir p .und; white clove: ht-ed
50c per pound. T. S. O'Hara, 140
; Seventh avenue.
A Change cf Address.
; The Lamp plumbing shop is now lo
i cated in i's new quarters at 613 Sev
, ecteenth street. (Adv.)
Let Mc Attend
i to your wall paper wants this
Complete line of wall paper
cmplc.3 for 1C13 just arrived.
Estimates for painting and
; paper hanging furnished on re
P. J. ZEITLER
1117 Eleventh Avenue.
Phone West 1983.