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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
SATURDAY. AFRIL. 19, 1913.
HELLO CHIEFS TO
Becond State Conference of
Telephone Girls to Be Held
at New Harper.
WILL LAST TWO WEEKS
M a Ida Munthe, State Inrtructor,
Will Be In Charge Plan to
The second state school of Instruc
tion for chief operators of the Cen
tral Union Telephone company will
of the week from Shelbina, Mo., where
she has been visiting relatives.
Miss Edna Henry spent Wednesday
in Rock Island.
Chester Frost of Moline was home
School election, will be held Satur
day afternoon at the school house
from 2 till 4 o'clock.
Miss Stella Wayne left for Denver,
Col, Monday, hoping to benefit her
health. She will remain there for an
Walter Grant of Moline was an Or
ion caller Monday.
Henry O'Leary is home from Chi
cago where he has been attending
M. D. Keel m as In Moline Monday on
Miss Lena Ericson has returned to
Chicago after visiting home folks in
James Salisbury after spending Sat
urday and Sunday with his sister, Mrs. ;
M. A. Bolles, returned to his home in 1
April is the Great
YOUNG & iMcCOMBS
The Millinery Store
Again Surpasses all
Past Sales Records
YOUNG & McCOMBS
The Greatest Ready-to-wear
Here Awaits You!
id April Brings K
convene In this city Monday. The Moline.
session Is to last for two weeks and I Robert Goddard is expecting to
the visitors are to be entertained at move to Orion soon if he can find a
the New Harper house. j house. Houses to be rented are so
Miss Ida Munthe, formerly of the scarce in Orion that it is almost im
local telephone exchange who has possible to accommodate the renters
been made state instructor, will be in ' of Orion.
charge of the conference. It will be t One thousand thirty-one books were
remembered that a district meeting j taken from the Western township 11-
Held here a short time ago and I brary of Orion during tne montn 01
Our Ready-to-Wear section is daily refreshed with newer arrivals. This clothing illustrates all the
desirable features that are wanted by carefully groomed madame and maid down to little tots. I
possesses a rarity mats exceptionally good taste and high quality its fine tailoring, authentic and distinctive styles.
This combination of features renders the strength of our clothing irresistible. The assemblage this season is most
attractive in its completeness, embracing all the new models approved for Spring and Summer wear. Compare
the quality and style of Young & McCombs' clothing with that of other concerns, choosing
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pnce ior price, uur Dusmess m mis department nas Deen duui up on a quaniy Dasis ana in
successful comparison. We welcome it it verifies our claims. Our Coats, Suits and Dresses J
are tailored in such a variety of styles that we can satisfy the most critical women, misses
and children. When you have made comparison you will readily approve the
choice of the evergrowing army of wearers of the ready-to-wear of Young & Mc
Combs' selection and the point that will please you best is that, notwithstanding
their high standard, we have them at every price. Regular, stout and slim sizes.
wae terminated by the Illness of sooiB
of the operators. The approaching
session Is to be state wide in Its scope
and It Is expected that at least 20
chief operators will be in attendance.
The Bell system has evolved the
plan of giving their operators definite
Instruction along the lines of their
work. Preliminary training is requir
ed for efficient telephone operating
and therefore the various chief operat-
Mrs. Mary Hitchcock of Orion and
her sister-in-law, Mrs. Brown of Osco
returned Monday from Florida, where
they spent the winter.
Herbert Asplund returned Sunday
from Moline where he has been visit
Misses Mary and Lillie Fair of An
dover spent the week end with friends
Isaac Chappel visited in the tri-clt-
ftTJ the eountrv nvir rrmel In ntato ! i1 Monday.
gathering and later district sessions Mr8- c- A- Asplund, son Raymond,
a-e held for the purpose of instructing daughter. Laurene, spent Monday
all the "hello girls" and especially be- ln the tri-cities.
iriiiner who finlr tn Wrn th work 1 at Jiamor or 1 ouion viBiieu in ur
The first state school mas held in ( hi- ' ion Monday
vi. vo aud Rook Island has the honor ! 'w Windsor where he had been
of holding the second. visiting friends.
oiR.E ok nrrtifcrio.N. -M8- Allen Wilson and daughter of
The course of Instruction at the '" .MVUl-
school for beginners Is to consist of
a series of lectures on the operating
methods to be learned, supplemented
Women and Misses
Newest Spring Suits, $15 to $40.
Late arrivals in Coats at $6.50 to $32.50
. New wool Dresses at $6.50 and up.
Morning frock3 at $2.98 to $10.
For 14 Years and Under
We Have Full Lines of
Beautiful new Coats at $1 98 to
New white Drtsses at 50c to $10.
Gingham and percale Dresses, 50c
Boys' wath Suits. 58c ' $3.
And so it goes.
by recitations on the subjects studied
and by actual work at practice switch
boards. Student operators are taught
the use of the various parts of the
oj rating equipment : the telephone
geography of the city and vicinity;
the proper method of completing any
call; and necessity of being courteous
tives in Orion.
Misses Delia Munson and Mildred
i Louis after a few days' visit at the
I heme of Miss Alta Hickman, returned
j Monday to their home in Rio, HI.
The Stitch and Chatter club was en
tertained at the home of Mrs. W. E.
! Andereck Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Ruth Johnson will teach the
spring term of a school near Erie, 111.
The senior class of the Orion high
school will present their play, "Down
In ull roldt1ina a-lfVi lha Vitittli N i
oterator is graduated from the school ,n at the opera house in Osco
until she satisfies the principal that I J1-oa ln"1- .
iu ..tifl ,t u,.ri, t ,.trUi The W. K. C. sociable and bazar at
ofliee and to handle calls of any char-
Htier. In this way the Central Union j
hop to perfect their system and
caiifi the public to suffer no Incon
v i.ienee from the work of amateurs. I
wol attended and a pleasant time was j
enjoyed by all. The luncheon and i
SJ-le net'ed quite a sum.
About, twenty relatives and friends
ale of Misses' $ "0 95
Til, to , El m
310 Sera 3U1TS
Some are light navy; some are almost black, so dark are
they; these styles of plainly tailored Suits show the quiet ele
gance and simplicity so desired and seldom seen in Suits un-
He was on his way home der $25.
Every miss must have a
tailored Suit, Spring and
Summer, as well as Win
ter. In fact, the woman
who hasn't must forego
many an outing. Chilly
days, gray skies, hill and
country rambling all call
for a tailored Suit. So,
all in all, this is one of the
most practical bargains of
the season. For these blue
serge Suits fit every Suit
requirement at the very
low price of $12.95.
Special Selling of
Choose from several new models in
5 and 48-inch lengths, made of all
the new materials, such as whipcords,
bedford cords, eponge, diagonals, new
Er-glish mixtures. All have beautifully
trimmed collars and cuffs. Colors are
tan, gray, brown, navy, black, new
blue, Copenhagen. Every coat is lin
ed with silk. Come, look this lot over.
Htre are wonderful values at $17.50
and up to $25.
this a $5
to be for-
The i.l-a of the chief operators' meet.. : vry pleasantly surprisea
in . u t.. m.ifv n.i K vt..i..ut . fi. ! Vrs Thomas McWhinney
il.oils iii 'all the telephone ex-
'heme Friday evening.
Mr. and ; ,
at ineir ;
The occasion I
flanges of ttie company in the state, j
was their 30th wedding anniversary.
They were presented with a table
c'.oth and napkins. A two course
1j i lunch was served.
TQV ! Miss Lena Terry of Viola spent Sun-
, WlXI Wi II dav with her brother. Harry Terry.
'. Mrs. Arnold Cabrielson, her cousin.
C. H. llauna returned home from ! IlPK j,U(.v Slarity of New York City.
Kewanee Wednesday evening, wbere j visited with Mrs. August Anderson of
ho has been serving as a juror on the ; otto Fridav.
The senior class play will be given
city court the past two weeks.
Beginning Monday the library will at tne Orion opera house Saturday
be open Monday evening, Wednesday eveniu. April II. "Down iu Dixie" is
:ternuous und evenings and Satur- j a thrilling military comedy-drama and
ilay afternoons and evenings. j tlt ciaSs is being drilled by a pro-
A large force of men under Con- i f,.ssi0r.al dramatist. They will be ac
trnctor commenced Monday on a large i , 0'iinanied bv the Orion Criterion or-
conerete barn on the A. U. Chinbei g j t-i,,.8tra. Good specialties between!
farm near Coal Valley. ! acts. Cast of characters:
Mrs. Smith will take u stock of mil- j Harvev Wells, a federal colonel i
Just received the new English collars so
wanted by young men and those who wish
to remain young. Drop in and see them.
Collars 15 c, two for 25c.
Men's Soft Shirts
ComfortaMe Shirts, with soft collars and
soft French cuffs to match, all patterns
and styles, 75c to $2. Flannel outing
Shirts, $1.25 to $2.00.
Men's New Neckwear
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Girls' Imported White
Sold up to SI 2, at 55.98
The imported embroidery,
lace trimmed white Dresses
in this lot have become
slightly mussed and soiled by
handling. Only a tubbing
needed to make them good
as new. Beautiful embroid
ery and lace trimmed models.
Variety of pretty styles. Sizes
8 to 14 years.- Regularly
were up to $12. Special for
Every girl needs at least one
white Dress, so we advise an early
Reduced from SI
These are odds and ends and
broken lines, not all sizes in
each st7le. Variety of models;
all gocd sellers. Sizes in this
lot are from 2 to 14 years.
New Norfolk Dresses
Made in styles suitable for girls
from 8 to 11 years of age. Fine as
sortment. They have the blue col
lars. Also "Middy" Blouses in same
sizes, regularly $1.98. Special tomor
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liats in the season's best selling
shapes, small and medium; trim
med with ribbons, flowers, feather
novelties, wings, malines, imported
ornaments, etc. These Hats include
copies of the Parisian millinery of
moment they are up-to-the-last-word
in styles. We have never of
fered better values at these prices,
$5 aud $7.
New "Block" Shape
linery goods to Mathersville on Mon
dt. and Tuesday of each week.
Miss Lucy Slarity has returned to
lu r home in New York fity after a
si. orl viiit with her cousin, Mrs. Ar
Mrt,. H. Washburn had the Third
finger of her right hand amputated
The newest open-end Cravats, made with the accordeon
Glenn sheesiey. weave. Other3 in cross-barred and diagonal stripes. All
George Washington Bangs, a report-, w j QQc
er -Jesse Swanson. i
Major Bradley, of the confederate ;
army Glenn Iugh. j
Corporal llolligan, a "true blue" vet!
Hon. C. J. Dusenberry, a member ;
tt.it. week on account of an irritated i er rongress Harold Chase.
vart which was feared might turn to
Krik Frost and son. Carl, of Moline,
visited relatives in Orion Wednesday, j
Mr. and Mrs .1. S. Peterson were!
tricity visitors Tuesday. i
Mrs. A. R. I.undin returned the last
Hezekiah Obadiah Sniffins. a degen
etr.te Yankee -Carl Iarson.
Vncle Mosley, a faithful slave
Billings. Bradley's henchman Ray
Helen Trevo'.r, a southern heiress
Molly Martin, her friend Edna Peter.-on.
Mrs. Dusenberry, a business woman
- Pcrtha Ahoadarmer.
Susannah, "jes- a brack nigger'S
Ti'.lie O Leary.
Men's Silk Socks Only 25c
Splendid silk plated Half Hose, with double heel and toe, in
all sizes. Black, tan and colors. Perfect at every point no
"seconds" in the big lot. It's the sensation of the hosiery
world nothing equally as "tasty and stylish" has ever been
placed before the retail trade at that price, 25c a pair. Other
men's Hose at up to $1.00.
Men's Spring Underwear
Men's medium weight Union Suits and Undershirts are ready
The Porosknit garments and Suits, long or short sleeves;
j ankle length for all sized men, 39c and 79c.
Balbriggan Underwear, made with double inter-knit seat
which causes it to wear very long, 50c, 75c and $1.
We are displaying entirely new
and different "block" shapes, in the
guaranteed genuine Panama in ad
dition to the round shapes. There
are Panamas and Panamas these,
we guarantee absolutely genuine
it is economy to wear only the
genuine, they wear for yenrs and
look so much better, always.
Spring Hats For
Our stock Is very complete in
this department and we show some
very dainty creations in tbe trim
ming of the little pokes and turned
up brim Milans and Java braided
Untrimmed at 79c to $1.25.
Trimmed at $1.25 to $5.
The Tiniest Baby Will Soon
He will wear a slip of finest nainsook, made yoke or bishop
style. Perhaps it will have a touch of hand work; probably
tiny tucks will add to its beauty. Its neck and sleeves are
sure to be finished with dainty lace. It will be soft and dainty, whether
it be the simple tucked style at 50c or the elaborately embroidered and
lace trimmed kind at $6.00.
A dainty petticoat will be worn under the slip plain or trimmed with
embroidery, lace, tucks or hand work. It will cost anywhere from 35c
. And the sacques, wrappers, bootees, coats, hood-shawls, pillows and
their cases and so on, which he will also need, are here In great abun-
At our corset depart
ment you will find
the latest Sahlin
Bust - form Corsets
for slender women.
The light, flexible,
figures that pro-
duce a shapely, fash
ionable figure effect.
No hooks, clasps, eyelets, strings or
heavy steels; no padding
or interlining necessary.
Sahlin Bust-form Cor
sets are guaranteed to
give complete satisfac
tion in style, fit and
Prices $1 and $1.50
New Spring Gossard
They Lace in Front
Por the women who have never
worn them and for those who have
they lace in front. As their rep
resentatives we will count it a privi
lege to welcome you here and in
form you regarding the correct
modes for Spring, 113.
At $3.50 we have still better than
At $5.00 a staple line for all fig
ures, Gossard superiority.
At $6.50 one new 1913 model for
every woman. This is made espe
cially to fill all corset needs and
show Gossard superiority.
$8.50 superfine corsets in med
ium bust models, stniRht hips.
Straw Hat Cleaners 1 Oc
makes new Straw Hats of old ones.
This Nichols' Straw Hat Cleaner is
also good for cleaning tan and
brown shoes, 10c.
Drugs, Main Floor.
IF YOU WANT TO BUY OR
SELL ANY KIND OF HOUSE
HOLD GOODS. WE PAY THE
HIGHEST PRICES. BE SURE
Buy a home of ReiOjr Bros.
For express, call William Trefa.
Tri-Clty Towel Supply company.
Bluebird p!ns at J. Ramser's Sons'.
Independent Express Co. West 981.
Bracelet watches at J. Ra.mser's
Kerler Rug company for vacuum
cleaning and rug making.
Have you seen the lucky bluebird
pins at J. Ramger's Sons'?
Diamonds are on the jump. You car
buy one right at J. Ramser's Sons'.
Coin purses, vanity bags,
YOUNG & McCOMBS
Free Lessons in Art
Needlework Fridays &
Saturdays, 2 to 4 p. m.
The Ladies9 Home Journal Embroidery Patterns Have Arrived
carpenter w-crk. Shop location 1208
Eighth avenue. Phone west 790.
Mueller Lumber company win en
ab'e you to bulid 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. Choose your wall paper from our
exquisite stock of new and handsome
fancy i patterns. W e take pride in Having it
: leather bags, at J. Ramser's Sons'.
fountain pens at J. Ramser's Sons.'
,.' . , , .-.,, j Our B. B. serge at $33 Is tbe bet
TO CALL AND BE CONVINCED.! talue ever offered, i. B. Zimmer-s
j Six per cent farm mortgagee. Lltten
. Roberts, People s National bank
Coal, coal. coal. Tbe Rock Island
Fuel company will deliver to you all
the best grades of hard and soft coax
YYsrd ft McMahoo vfll give yv.
! estimates on your plumbing, steam
:snd hot water heating that will save
, you money.
Collins Hammenck are reedy to
J.give estimates and do all kinds of
1505 SECOND AVENUE.
put on with neatness and dispatch at
low prices. P. J. Lee. 1203 Third ave
Souders Laundering company at 501
603 Twelfth street This laundry If
equipped with the very latest modern
machinery, turning out work that is
not surpassed by auy laundry la the
Kain t. Relnbardt cigar store still
takes the lead. Most liberally patron
ized. Everything .n tobacco, cigars
and saokers' supplies. Man is never
better satisfied than when smoking
their choice brands.
Tbe Rock Island Lumtxr and Manu
facturing company, lumber and build
ing material for all purposes, houses,
barns, granaries. We will give you an
opportunity to save a big per cent Let
us be of service to yon.
Math's basery ana conrecttonery
store, the finest la the tri-oties.
Bread, cakes, piss, cookies and hot
rolls. They can't be beat Most peo
ple say they are superior to any home
baking. Let them serve you.
M. R. Iglebart. marbie and granite
works, save you the middleman's proi
it. From 15 to 25 per cent saved or
every monument and all kinis of raon
umental work. Call at our shop oo
Second avenue and see for yourself.
Beautiful lawn Is tne object of jus'
pride and (constant admiration. At
O'Hara's feed store is the place to buy
tbe choicest Kentucky blue grass seed
at 20c per pound; mixed lawn grass
seed 15c per pound; white clover seed
50c per pound. T. S. OHara, 1420
New Books at Library
The following new books have been
received at the Rock Island public
library and are now ready for circula
tion: "The Return of Peter Grimm"
"Master Painters" Dick Stewart.
"Amateur Gentleman" Jeffory Far-
! "The Castle of Zion" Georg':
"The Sixty-First-Second" -Johnson.
"Maxtha-by-the-Iay" J. M
"Poor, Dead Margaret Kirby" Kath
"The Case of Jennie Brice" Mary
"Wonders of the World as Seen and
Described by Great Writers" Esther
"The Gloved Hand" B. E. Steven
son. "Six Girls Grown Up" M. A. Tag
gart. "The Flirt" Hoo'h Tarkington.
"The Mating of Lydia" Mrs. M. A.
All the news ail the time The
CURES DRINK HABIT
So uniformly successful has Orrine
been in restoring the victims of the
"Drink Habit" into sober and Useful
citizens and so strong is our confidence
in its curative powers that we want to
emphasize the fact that Orrine is sold
under this positive guarantee. If. af-
atd have been praised by thousands of ! ttr a trial, you get no benefit, your
women who have been restored to n.onev will be refunded. Orrine rrmtn
health through their gentle aid and i only $1.00 per box. Ask for free book-!
curative properties. Sold by all drug-1 let Harper House pharmacy, H. O. j
ciite. (Adv.) I Rolfs, proprietor. (Advertisement.) '
Chamberlain's Stomach and Livr
Tablets are safe, sure and reliable.
"TRY Speidel's Drug Store FIRST"
with its largest and
best stock of : : :
Drags, Patent Medicines and Sundries