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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY. MAY 19, 1913.
YOUNG & McCOMBS
May Birthstone, the Emerald,
rrJTKin c mmnc I The Store Opens 8 a. m. Closes 5:30 p. m.
YOUNG & McCOMBS Saturdays 8 a. m. to 9:30 p. m.
YOUNG & McCOMB$.
sm Store ftZ Summ
Young & McComb
The Touch of In
U apparent tc everyone walking through
our store, ai they view the fields of Sum
mery necessities now on display.
To secure a stock of merchandise such as
this we have gathered required a knowledge
of styles and conditions, East and West. It
required knowing the inner secrets of the
Our store is situated cornerwise and
from three directions floods of bright day
light shine in upon our merchandise allow
ing of better inspection.
Think of how much more careful we were
in selecting this stock knowing it would be
shown in such a bright light, where any de
fect would bo apparent.
May 21 and 22.
They lace in front. Coming Wednes
day and Thursday is to be one of the
great opportunities of'the year to secure a per
fect fitting Corset; and what is more Important
in point of style, health and comfort? Mrs.
Frayne, from the Gossard plant, will be here
this week to demonstrate Corset satisfaction. She
is a representative of the most progressive Corset
representative of the most progressive Corset
company we know of. and her experienced ad
vice regarding corseting will prove valuable to
every worn an. Welcome:
Corsets, Second Floor.
at Longchamps Races
(Special from the Wanamaker Paris
Prix GretTulhe race meeting at Longchamps
yesterday was most brilliant from a fashion
standpoint. Crepe de chine and charmeuse draped
robes were very much in evidence. Likewise,
hip Bashes, short draped jacket mantles, trimmed
with self-colored ostrich, blue tailored suits with
yellow linen frilled waistcoats, tulle and lace
neck trillings and ruchlngs.
Tulle trimming, in fact, is In great vogue, ap
pearing much on millinery. Blue and black hats
were garnished with flowers, tulle, stiff ribbon
bows and paradise. There were also tulle toques.
Several of the most fashionable women ap
peared in black charmeuse robes, low-necked and
short-sleeved, with colored embroidered sashes.
John Wanamaker, Paris.
The Silk's Chinese and
the Stick is Canadian,
and It's a Summer Girl's
A little exhibition of Shantung para
sols, made in new styles and very charm
ing they are. Many pongees, also.
You may have the plain natural color
ed taffeta or linen, colored with the Bal
kan designs and Bulgarian colorings, or
Chinese silks in pretty colors or some
that show many hires.
Even the sticks are different, being of
maple and other woods to match the
silk. $i.oot $1.50, $3.75, $5 to $10 each.
More and. more new
things are coming in
for going-away people
to tuck into their trunks.
New Millinery The ideal Hat to
travel in is the new Panama Sailor,
shown here Erst. They are guaranteed
panama Hats just simply trimmed with
the black velvet bands an extremely
tailored model. Each Hat is a guaran
teed genuine panama and is so stamp
ed. Price $6. For the dress Hat, all
white or all-black, trimmed with rich
flowers or fancy ostrich, or if one wishes
fancy rare feathers. Prices start at $5.
Millinery sections, Second Floor.
Inexpensive Jewelry All sorts of
new and fashionable coiffure accessor
ies, combs, barrettes, pins and rhine-
stone bandeaux. Silver mesh bags,
$1.50 to $14.2$; bracelets, gold filled,
50c to $6. so; strings of pearls, imitation,
50c to $18. Collar pins, 25c to $1 a pair;
bar pins, 50c to $1.50 apiece. All of
which you will find in up-to-date pat
terns and at lowest prices considering
the fine quality.
Jewelry Store, Main Floor
New Gloves Never were fabric
gloves more novel or distinctive than
White SilkS for Bridal Uheyarethis year, and any woman who
Gowns and Trousseau ! Tshet to be T ipp . .? et i0T
nerseit a supply or tne new long Niagara
Maid silk gloves, $1.25 to $2. Or other
silk gloves at $1 to $2. Then, too, here
are street Cloves of dressed kid at $1.2$,
$1.50, $1.75. Gloves, Main Floor.
Warm Weather Waists
at $1 and $1.50
Dainty white ones, in voile, crepes,
striped mull, lawn and batiste, made in
simple and becoming styles, some trim
med with lace edges, some plain, some
with other dainty trimmings at collar
At pjc Some $1.25 striped silk ones,
with the round neck and short sleeves.
Conservative blacks, striped with gray
pin stripes. Waists, Second Floor
Such French Dress Linen as This
is Rare at 50c a Yard
Pure linen, in the wanted ramie weave
36 inches wide, and suitable for one
piece frocks, separate skirts, suits or any
other purpose for which you'd want a
good dress linen. Oyster shades as well
It was specially purchased, hence the
saving price. Main Floor
When Graduation Time Comes
the next question is, ".What shall we
give?" If the graduate is a girl, these
are usually eminentlv pleasing:
Gold platedmesh bags, $4.75 to $42.50.
Gun metal bags, $5 to $25.50.
German silver bags, 51.50 to $1.4.25.
Mesh purses, 50c to $4.50.
Coin purses, 50c.
Purse and card cases combined, $1.93 to $5.50.
Vanity cases. $1 to $5.75.
We Order Silk Slippers
Notable among the latest and most modish foot
wear for misses and women are silk slippers that
we order "special" for our customers, a service not
so satisfactory elsewhere. We have Colonial
Pumps, walking shoes, etc., at $3 and $4.
For graduation, we have a supply of the Sea island
duck white new style slippers at $1.75 and $2.75.
Shoes, Main Floor
Clinging crepe de chine and lustrous
crepe meteors, diaphanous chiffons,
voiles and marquisettes and real heavy
duchess satins, charmeuse, messalines
and satins d: chine certainly the cos
tume of the most exacting of brides is to
be found in the wide and varied assort
ment of appropriate silks displayed in
the Silk department.
Lots of dainty lingerie silks, too
plain whites, white with stripes, dainty
solid colors for the outfit of richness
and distinction. Silks, First Floor
Women's White Serge
A soft crcr.my white serge, which
does not shrink is used for our plain
white serge skirts at $5 and up.
Striped white serges, $2.g8 to $6.50.
White acccrdeon pleated serges, $10.
Diagonal white serges. $8.50.
White Bedford cord Skirts, $10.
Skirts, Second Floor
Every Young Woman Wants a
One-Piece Serge or Ratine Frock
First of all. they are very practical and conven
ient, suitable for wear on ever so many occasions.
Then, too, they have good style (when made like
the Young & McCombs frocks) and are very be
coming to young girls.
Many of our serge and ratine frocks have unusual
little touches perhaps silk collars and cuffs a
bit ct bright embroidery or the new bolero effect,
or perhaps the fashionable vest effect. Some have
Dutch necks, others high necks, and there are sleeves
of ail lengths.
Prices. $S. 98 to $15. and they are in 14 to IS year
lies, and 15 and 17 years sises for "Junior" girls, at
$2.9S up. Also sines 36 to 44 at $2.98 to $15.
Dresses, Second Floor
V0UNG & McC0MBS
Co-operative Store Co., Rock Island
Record Books of Happy
"Still sits the school house by the road" and
still the memory cf man turns Hngeringly to the
never-to-be-foi gotten days. Help the boy or girl io
a clear record, which will be of lifelong interest,
by the appropriate presentation of
"My Golden School Days" cloth bound, 50c;
velvet calf bound $1.
"School Girl Days" memory bcok, 1:25 cloth
"The Girl Graduate," $1.25.
"Her Own Book" cloth bound, $1.25; leather
All beautifully illustrated and admirably ar
ranged for detailed recording of all interesting
features of school life.
t Main Floor, Central
One Lot of
Dresses at Half Price
because they are slightly mussed and
soiled from store handling. A tubbing
will bring them out fresh and clean as
you please. They will fit children aged
2 years and up to 15 years. The mate
rials are fine lawns, mulls and all are
lace trimmed. As their former price
was 50c to $10 naturally tomorrow the
price is but 75c to $5.
For the Woman
Who Wants a
Practical Suit of Linen
One style has a slightly bloused coat with
a closely fitting peplum; another has a short cut
away; in another the coat Is straight and jaunty
looking. Sometimes a high waistline is suggested
by the placing of the buttons.
Various linens are used the smooth, fine
weaves the ramie and the heavy "rope linen,"
which is to good for traveling, and the colors
are the enchanting French pink and flax blue,
besides oyster white, tan and navy.
Prices are 5 to $15.
Suits, Second Floor
Park & Tilf ord of Paris
and of New York city make the chocolates de luxe
that we are offering first in this city. Their candy
is a "by word" for superior excellence. They
make up various size boxes such as: Quarter
pounds at 25c, half pounds at 40c, pounds at 80c
and two pounds at $1.60.
Whi'.e we are on this subject I- seems not amiss
to remind you that here are the "Samoset" choco
lates at 35c, 75c and $1.25. and the Nobility"
chocolates at 50c and $1. Remember we guarantee
freshness. Candies, Main Floor
This month, May, is the last month
of participation in the Co-Operatiye
What is to Be Done About This Home
or Any Good Home in Summer?
No matter what kind of a house it is, so long as it is HOME, wonders
can be done with it by any one who loves it, to make it a Summer home. A
little "Adventure in Contentment" will be to walk through our Third, Fourth
and Fifth floors and see what charming and wholesome things the clever
craftsmen of the furnishing arts are making in these days. Here arc wicker
furniture and cedar furniture and natural furniture and hickory furniture of
kinds that people hardly dreamed of ten years ago. Here arc cool hangings
and screens, light floor coverings of many sorts, soft shaded lamps, luxurious
settees and swings and hammocks, and in rustic furniture you may see even
complete sets to take away home and set up. Summer comfort is a new art of
Bedroom Furniture for
Cottages A Special
Discontinued patterns and odd
pieces of a large manufacturer at one
fourth and one-third less than regular
$32.50 Bed Davenport$22.50
Brass Beds h Off
Fine mahogany Dresser, value $90,
Fine mahogany Bed, value $42, at
Fine' mahogany Chiffonier, value
$72, at $54.00.
Fine Circassian walnut Dresser, val
ue $111, at $83.25.
Fine Circassian walnut Chiffonier,
value $68, at $50.73.
Besides these, there are many
pieces in golden oak at still lower
prices, and a number of complete bed
room suits are comprised in the pur
chase. Fourth Floor
Oriental Summer Rugs
Bangalore nigs, they are called,
from the East India district, in which
they are made. Natural wood shades,
enlivened with geometric designs in
greens and blues. Cool, refreshing
and unaffected by water. Ideal for
porches. Size 9sl2 at $5.75.
Third, Fourth and Fifth Floors.
Telescope Folding Cots
for camping that unhook and can be folded into
a very small bundle. Large size, $3.50.
4-Passenger Lawn Swings $7.50
Steinfield Bros, of New York City sold us a
special lot of these Swings at a price that per
mits us to mark them at only $7.50.
Have adjustable back, made of hardwood.
Ground space 8 feet 8 Inches by 5 feet 8 inches;
height 8 feet 6 inches; weight K. D.. 120 lbs.
Good Quality House Brooms, 35c grade, tomor
Garbage Cans, galvanized, medium size, with
lock on cover, tomorrow, 89c each.
Housefurnishings Dept., Basement
The J. H. Stouffer hand-painted initial Salt and
Pepper Shakers decorated with pure coin gold.
Regular price $1.50 per pair, only 50c each.
Initial Bread and Butter Flates in the above
gold treatment. Our introductory price actually
less than manufacturer's cost of production. Set
of six only 95c. China Dept., Basement
Boys' Baseball Uniforms, consisting of shirt,
pants, cap, belt and hose. Regular price $1.75,
only 75c. Sporting Goods Dept., Basement
We Are Exclusive Agents in Rock Island for
the Celebrated Sealy Tuftless Cotton Mattress
l We Sell the i .-' jfl
S WAY S A G- fTO
5 LESS Springs; I 3&''C' jf&l
I 25 Year Guar- j
This will be welcome news to many people who have known
of this splendid Mattress and did not know where it could be
The Sealy Mattress 13 made without tufts or hard lumps.
Its Interior is the purest snowy white cotton, light as a
feather, and blown into a single bat without layers.
It Is made without linters or dirt being allowed to touch It.
It greets the body differently from other mattresses, yield
ing to its slightest touch and making
it comfortable in any position.
For the last 25 years the Sealy
Mattress haa been the most popular
mattress sold west of the Mississippi
river. All the good hotels are equip
ped with them.
It Is sold under thL f.O days guar-antee-r-"If
it does not suit you, bring
it back and get your money."
We would like to have you try onn
under this liberal CO-day guarantee
clause. $18 and 522.
With All the Sweetness of
All the Flowers
fragrant, delicious scents from all the fl owers,
"Sacred Secret". Other perfumes such as Da
biook's "Jockey Club," Samurai's ''Sandalwood"
and 'Orange Blossom," Rleger's "Lady Matchless,"
each a regular 50c an ounce perfume. Tomorrow
you can choose from among them at only 25c an
Also fancy little bottles cf various perfumes are
under-priced for the day: ' ounce bottles, form
erly 25c, Tuesday, 19c; ounce bottles, 50c regularly,
Tuesday at 38c Drug Section, Main Floor
Thousands of the Tri-City Women
Are Getting Less Clothes Value for their Money
than They Have a Right to.
This is true, especially of those women who have not purchased ready-to-wear
of Young & McGnnbs, where quality is always the first consideration.
Some women are foolish enough to buy clothing so low priced that it is im
possible for it to be worth wearing. Others buy good clothing but pay more
for it than they need pay.
Our Sales of Suits at 33 1-3 per cent Discount.
Our Disposal of Coats at 25 per cent Discount
brings low prices for quality apparel. The ready-to-wear suits Bold here are not priced so low 8
to 'make it impossible for them to be good, or so high as to u ake it Impossible for a woman of liniTT
ed means to wear good clothes. The great fact of our clothing store Is that It srlla only clothing of
eicellent quality, and that the prices are the lowest for which the same quality can be obtained
anywhere. Second Floor
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Prades. France George Gray Bar- the proposed removal of which to the
nard, the American sculptor, presented United States aroused a storm of pro
to the French government the red j test.
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