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THE BOCK ISLA
TUESDAY. JULY 22, 1913.
Paesolution for Advance
ment of $80,000 in Antici
pation of Tax Levy.
AFTER THE DELINQUENTS
Those Who Have Forgotten to Pay
Water Bills Will Find Their
A resolution providing for the ad
vancement of the sura of $SO,foct from
the bank of Rock, Inland, to help nn
the city governmsnt, was passed by
unanimous rote at the weekly meeting
of the commission yesterday af f r
tioon. It Is necessary annually, about,
this time, to anticipate ths tax lery,
which -will not be available until the
first of the year, In order that, the ciry
can mt Its current expends and pay
Commissioner M. T. Rudgren brought
the matter up yesterday afternoon and
offered the resolution. The money is
to come from the following banks:
Rock Island Savings. $lo,000; Rock Is
land National, $14,000; People's Na
tional. $14,000; State bark, $H000;
Central Trust & Savings bank. $14,000;
German Trust & Savings bank, $14,
000. DELINQUENT WATER VSEKS.
The fact that, there are a large num
ber of delinquent, wa'er users in the
city was brought to the attention of
the council by Commissioner Rudgren.
The list was referred to Commission
er Jonas Bear, who is to get busy at
ence, and those who do not, remit for
back water bills will fliid their service
discontinued.. Meat of the accounts
are for six months back and were due
June 1, although some of them are
more ancient than that Commission
er Beer sVited there wero J.OGO in the
delinquent class and that If patrons
found the water phut off It would be
due to thel own negligence in not
'The bond of the Tri-Clty Automate
Home Telephone company, which was
referred a week ago t.o City Attorney
J. F. Witter for a written opirlon as
to Its legality, was again brought up.
However, It was not considered, as the
council desired to know if the Ameri
can Fidelity company, which bonded
the concern, w as authorized to do bus
iness In this state. City Engineer Wal
lace Treichler reported that the water
mala on Fourteenth street from Sev
enth to Ninth avenue bad Ik -en com
pleted at a total cost of $591.20.
rONSILHVl OK Dl. NANCES. ,
Two ordinances were considered,
one for paving Ninth avenue from
Twelfth to Twenty-flm street, at a
erst of $19,555.12, according to the
engineer's estimate, and the other pro
viding for the installation of water and
sewer mains in the newly annexed
territory, from Tenth to Eleventh
.reet and from Eighteenth to Twen
tieth avenue. The estimated cost for
the latter is $1,721.
Commissioner Archie Hart brought
tip the mstter of certain buildings in
Uwn which bad been declared un
safe and which bad not been remov
ed. It was decided to give the own
ers further time to remedy the situ
ation. Adjournment was then taken.
Embezzler, Captured by Local
Force, Is Returned to Scene
Detective Sergeant Savage of Chief
Jlalpin'a Chicago force, departed for
the Windy City this noon taking with
him John Trueblood, the forger and
fraberzler. for whom the authorities
have been searching for over a year
and ho was captured hern several
days Mo by Officer John Furlong, as
related in last night's Argus. Since
his crooked dealings, Trueblood has
We make it a point to
carry only goods of known
quality and established
is the best known and the
best name in photographic
We hsv Kodak goods of
all kinds constantly on
band. Developing and
printing; done by experts.
Robt. L Hunter
1506 Second Ave.
Between the Postoffoa and
WIFE OF MINORITY LEADER IN HOUSE .
IS GOOD EXAMPLE FOR PUBLIC WOMEN
.V A' .
Irs. James R. Mann.
Mrs. James R. Mann, wife of the leader of the minority in the house
cf representatives, is an admirable ex .'(nplo of tAie bert type of public
women. She is wide awake and kee ps pace with all modern movements
end is noted for her domesMc accom plishmnts as well as for her Intel
actual pursuits. Mrs. Mann has been a resident of Washington since her
.husband was first elected to congress in 1S97.
been reaming about the country, and
although the bonding company's de
tectives have been hct on his trail, he
eluded them successfully until he
reached this city. His hearing will
take place in the tiear future.
Trueblood was employed as a col
lector for a liquor firm, Chapin &.
Gere of Chicago, and one day after
taking In $260, flew the ccop. Before
leaving, however, he torged two
checks for $20 each and passed them
In the J. P. Case saloon, corner Fifth
avenue and Washington street. The
checks v. ere drawn on tii? Dallas State
Trueblood had been bonded by the
Continental Casualty company and the
loss therefore fell upon that concern.
The prosecution of the case will be
conducted by it. So far as can be
learned, there was no reward offered
for TrueblooJ's arrest.
Meeting of Social Service Study
ciaes ct nicnoaist cnurcn at o o ciock. i
Young People s association of Broaa- notify the Rock Island police, and
way Presbytsr.ao entertained at pic- j cov-equently, after the prisoner bad
nic supper at 6:30 at the tungalow of been held here four days, it was decid
Mrs. H. D. Simmon. j ed to liberate him.
Mesting of the Kate Hill Mission Before doing so, however, it was
ccitiy or me unnea rrcsoytenan
church with Miss Mildred Warnock, j
423 Second street. :
Members of fife and drum corps i
leave S il vis on long hike to Starved
Rock under guidance of John Hauberg.
Davenport vs. Qulncy at Davenport.
Meeting of board of roc a I improve
Probate day In county court.
Ice cream sociable on parsonage
lawn given by Young People's society
of the First Swedish Lutheran church.
SoclaMe on lawn at home of Mrs.
Eva Whiteside, 4CC6 Seventh avenue,
given by Ladies' Aid society of Spen
cer Memorial Methodist church.
Sociable given by Young People's
society of the German Evangelical
Dancing party given by Acacia club
undnr the auaaica r.f Trtn IaH.. Kt n
57. A. F. & A. M at Biack Hawk's
Meeting of Ladies' Auxiliary of Rock
Island County Humane society at
Long View park.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For exprefs. call William Trefa.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
Independent Express Co. West 981.
Kerler Ruj company for vacuum
cleaning and rug making.
Six per cent farm mortgages. Litten
& Roberts, People's Nations, bank
j Licensed to Wed.
Frank H. Simpson Hillsdale, 111.
Miss HatUe E. Williams.. Hillsdale, 111.
Daa Coffos Cedar Rapids
Miss Elien Abbott Cedar Rapids
I Thomas H. McKee Aiedo
Miss Emma P. Krueger. . .Drury Tw p.
Earl Trout Rock Island
Miss Wilhelmica Maa6on..Rock Island
John King La Porte, Ind.
Miss E. C- C. Boettcher..La Porte, Ind.
- Moonlight Excursion.
Don't fail to attend the moonlight
excursion on the barge Mississippi
Tuesday and Wednesday eveiug,
July 22 and 3. (Adv.)
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v y 1 j
Watertown Guards Search Four
Days, While Fugitive Re
poses in Jail.
While the Watertown guards have
for the past four days been scouring
the entire surrounding country in a
search for an escaped lunatic, their
man has been reposing peacefully in
a cell at the local police station. Not
until yesterday afternoon did they dis
cover the fact and return the man to
the state institution.
The fugitive, whose name was not
given cut, made his getaway Friday,
during a temporary lapse of vigilance
on the part of the guards. He came
directly lo Rock Island, and was lock
ed up before he had been here!
three" hours, his queer actions at-!
trading the attention of the police.
1 he V atertown guards apparently did
net consider it worth their while
deemed advisable, to communicate
w ith the Watertown hospital. The
descripticn of the prisoner held here
tallied exactly with that of the fugi-
tive, and late yesterday afternoon the
man was returned to the state institu
tion. Vikings Hold Picnic.
The Viking society of Moline will
stage jts annual picnic next Sunday.
The steamer Marquette has been char
tered to take the crowds to the picnic
The world's most successful medi
cine for bowel complaints Is Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy. It has relieved more pain
and suffering, and saved more lives
than any other medicine in use. In
valuable for children and adults. Sold
by all druggists. (Adv.)
H G00D BACKS FOR BAD.
Rock Island Residents Are Learning
How to Exchange the Old Back
for a Strcnger One.
Does your back acfce, feel weak and
Do you suffer headaches, languor
Is the urine discolored, passages
The kidneys may be calling for
Weak kidneys cannot do their work.
Give them the help they need.
To cure a kidney backache you
must cure the kidneys.
Use a tested and proven kidney
Doaa's Kidney Pills have stood the
Convincing proof of merit in Rock
William Schroeder, 549 Hennepin
avenue, soutn itock island, I ii says
"I used Doan's Kidney Pills and found
them effective. I had pains across the
email of my back and my kidneys were
cut of order. Dean's Kidney Pills gave
rre relief in every way and made ma
strong and well."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Fosie'r-Mllbflrn company, Buf
fs lo. New York, sole agents for the
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other. (Adv.)
YOUNG & McCOMBS
Tariff-Adjustment Sale In the
Clearance Price is the Rule!
The day the new Tariff
Bill is signed a great many
goods in this store will be
worth less money. ' Value"
in merchandise will change to that ex
tent due more to the effect of the
new law on the minds of the manu
facturers than to the goods they
make; but expressed in lowered prices
cn the goods affected for all that.
First Loss Is Best Loss
and to sell our public the goods at
lowered prices now Is helpful to both
public and store.
This len t "cant," or "sentiment," or
If an athlete is to win a race, he
must train for it.' with .whatever of
self-denial and self-restraint that train
If this great 6tore Is to fully serve
its public it must "train" for the new
economic conditions get in "shape"
to merchandise to your best Interests.
Therein lies cause for your continued
favor the store's largest success.
We do not know that the new tar
iff Is going to make goods cost you
much less too many things enter in
to the making of values. But we do
know that both today and under the
new tariff Young & McCombs will
give best values always continuing
its purpose to be real, and to do real
things. A low price at Young & Mc
Combs' comes through business fore
sight and the 6tore'B power to buy
cheaply, quality merchandise; and not
by offering goods that "look like"
something better. ,
Do you know that some so-called
"cheap" furniture (it is really "dear")
is simply immersed or soused .in fin
ishing fluid; and that much "quar
tered oak" has the grain "printed"
it? There is "printed" mahogany,
We now have a SUPERIOR Furnl
ture Store on our Fourth Floor.
Come! YOUNG & McCOMBS.
At 69c, 16-button Silk Gloves $1.25 Values. About
500 pair altogether, Niagara Maid make, double finger tips,
2 clasps, in white' only. '
At 1 QrKayser,sf
III X Gloves, 7 5c
values. A splendid bargain
!Af7Qr, Colored Kid
iL 7L Gloves, regu
lar $1.50 values, while they
Gloves, Main Floor
Pure imported Olive Oil, $1
Horlick's Malted Milk, $3.75
value .' $3.25
Fountain Syringes, $1.50 value 63c
Fountain Syringes, $1.25 value 53c
Toilet Water, 50c quality 25c
Perfume, best quality, 50c
Mennen's Talcum, 15c value... 12c
One piit Alcohol, COc value... 40c
One pint Glycerine, 75c value. 45c
One pint Castor Oil 35c
Hinkle s Pills, per 100 29c
Cathartic Compound, per 100.. 29c
Asperian Tablets, per 100 96c
Epsom Salts, per pound 05c
We are selling everything in tjie
druggists' line at a lower scale of
prices. Try tis just once and be
Tri-Citics Largest Quality Department Store
Young & McCombs
Co-Operative Store Co., Rock Island, 111.
We Undersell Because We Underbuy
ON A MOTORCYCLE
Fair Trjikrider's Skirt Ignited
yf Exhaust Driver
St Louis, Mo., July 22. After wit
nessing two other girls narrowly es
cape incineration on the same ma
chine, Mrs. Minnie Daum mounted the
motorcycle of Julius Schneider, of Ed
wardsville. 111., and was burned prob
ably fatally, yesterday, when her skirt,
took fire from the cycle's engine.
Escited by the third accident of Its
kind within an hour, Schneider lost
control of the machine. Through the
main streets of the city he sped with
the woman in flame3 on the rear seat,
shrieking in terror. At the bottom
of a hill Schneider ran the motor
cycle against a terrace and attempted
YOUNG & McCOMBS
Half Price for New
A veritable wealth of new, picturesque styles of charming apparel, marked
at prices warranted to make one's eyes sparkle. On the Second Floor Choose
from these at just y2
IN A SLIP-ON RAINCOAT
You'll Be Dry as Henry James.
If you are a girl, you'll look be
witching with the. military collar but
Whoever you are, you won't know you have a'
Raincoat on; these Coats are about as heavy as a
man's derby hat
Big loose Coats of oiled cloth prepared with rub
ber, made better than a fisherman's 'oilskins. New
est of all the sfiower-shedders.
, For leach wear with a bathing suit they are
Or in an automobile on woman, girl or child.
Prices are at their lowest now a good time to
At $2.95 are ones we sold at $3.98.
At $1.95 special ones worth exactly $2.98.
Dresses worth neany
double well made,
easily tubbed and
Muslin Gowns, em
Women's , Tailored
Waists, collar attached.
Smart, Comfortable Panamas S3. 98
Charge Customers given
every courtesy, every con
sideration shown those
who pay cash. All cus
tomers treated alike!
Come! Young & McCombs.
We Must Let Go of
These Leather Goods
Just such pretty things as are in
the height of fashion now, but they
have "overstayed their leave" with
Genuine Seal Hand Bags in very
latest styles, silk moral lined, fitted
with small coin purse, has new pat
ent lock. The frame is made of
Sterling silver. Sizeof bags 7x8
inches. Regular $3.98
values for this sale
Manicure Sets in leather cases,
fitted with nail file, scissors, orange-
wood stick and cuticle knife. Handy
pocket size. Regular $1
values for this sale
25 Off all Better
Leather Hand Dags
Willow Clothes Baskets
Good quality, medium size, Wed.,
Changeable backs, rubber tires,
in vain to beat out the flames on his
C. W. FIegelbaum4 of the fire de
partment, who wvifi awakened by her
screams, came 'the woman's rescue
with a chemlca. 'tank.
Every inch of her body below the
waist, however, was seared by the
flames. Her recovery is doubtful.
Schneider was exhibiting hi3 machine
to a party of girls and Invited them
for rides. The skirts of the two who
preceded Mrs. Daum also took fire, but
the blae was speedily extinguished
Girl With Slit Skirt Fined.
Lima, Ohio, July 22. For w earing a
skirt with a slit extending above the
knees Mary Shedrich, 22 years old,
of New York, had to pay a fine of 25
and costs here. Mayor Corbin N.
Shook in the Municipal court, in pro
nouncing sentence, took occasion to
denounce sunlight and silhouette
gowns, slit skirts and the wet bathing
suit drapery effect.
All the news all the time The
YOUNG & McCOMBS
White Wool Suits
All Colored Suits
All Silk Suits
Look! White Coats
All Silk Coats
Dresses very, good
style and well made.
. Colored and white
Nainsook and Cam
bric Combination Suits.
Lace and embroidery
Dresles. Just such
ones as you'd wish for,
this warm weather.
Fiqua and linen
Wash Skirts that look
and are cool.
One lot of Coats,
value to $5.
No other Hat quit6 takes the place of the panama.
A woman may wear it when she travels, when she motors, when
she plays golf or tennis, when she walks or rides.
Its flexible brim enables it to be bent into the most becoming shape for the wearer,
and there are sizes suitable for many types of faces.
Fine Untrimmed Panamas $3.98
$2.50 Silk Blouses
Wonlen's White-' Silk Blouses, with
yoke effect and tucked fronts; also
batiste' Waists, hand embroidery and
trimmings, 2.50 values
$1.25 Pricess Slips, 98c
Women's Princess Slips made or cambric, daintily
trimmed with lace, ribbons and embroidery with deep
embroidery or lace qq
flounces, regularly ?1.25 7uC
$5, $7, $9 Corsets for $1.98
To close them out
At an unheard of price
They are boned with Walolin boning
The famous BINNER make.
THE WHY OF IT
We are going to discontinue handling this line
So we have taken the whole collection for
quick reduction note the price, $1.98 each.
It Is a well known fact i
that the best and most s
reliable chime clocks H
made in the last 10
years, 'the Imported
kind," are far and away
In the lead. Schwenin
ger and the Black For
est, w:here thousands of
clocku are made, are H
now operating their fac- J
tories day and night so V
as to enable them to fill J
their outstanding or- B
ders, before the in-
crease in tariff takes
enect. inis win pave
the importers from SO l
to 40 per cent on the -f
duty that will prevail. 4
Our selection of the
very finest chime clocks i
is complete, we have b
them in the following A
finishes: Mahogany, ,
oak, early English and
' antique black English. R
All 'reduced NOW!
The Jewelry Store f.j
LEAVES WIFEWITH BUT 40c'
Village Pastor-Printer Vanishes Be
lieve dto Have Gone Insane.
Aurora, 111., July 22. Rev. Thom
as A. Taylor, pastor of tie Mont
gomery Methodist church, who la
bored at a printing press during the
week in a futile attempt to supple
ment the $200 a year hi8 village charge
brought him, kissed his w rife and three
children good by Thursday morning
and set out for his shop In Aurora,
three miles away. He has not been
When he went he left his wife 40
cents. The oldest child of three, all
boys, is 12 years O-d. Mrs. Taylor
and friends of the preacher believe he
wandered away while distracted. Ln
unavailing struggle to keep the wolf
from the door took his reason, they
The police of almost every city
throughout the country have been on
the lookout for him.
John Williams was fiad 1 and costs
YOUNG & McCOMBS
Lace and embroidery
Dresses, values to
Linen Coats and
Suits. Also serges
and diagonals worth
Linen Dresses, up to
$6.50 values .
flaxon, voile and
3 to 4 p. m. Mon.
Brass i e'r r e s
that have inser
tion in yoke and
W W T TT & T
36 inch English Longcloth, 12 Vic
quality, per bolt, 98c.
42-inch Linen Tubing, 83c grade,
45-inch Lir.en Tubing, t'8c grade,
4o-inch white linen Suiting, 65c
grade, yard, 48c.
72x72 eecaHoped Table Cloths,
$3.00 value, $1.25 each.
A very tpechil White Goods item.
Striped combination Voile and Ra?
tine, exqui&ite material for dresses
and waists, 65c value, 39c.
Standard Galatea Suitings, 15c
grade, yard, 7'zc.
Cotton Suitings, shepherd checks
and broken plaids 15c value, yard,
9 to 10 a. m. One Hour Sale.
10 yards 7'c bleached Muefin,-48cj
West Aisle, Main Floor
in police court ,this morning
charge of disorderly conduct.
Shot to Death; Money Gone. " '
Tama, Iowa, July 22. George Tay-"
lor, proprietor of a lunch room here..
was ehot and killed by an unknown J
person last night Robbery is thought !
to have been the motive. Several !
hundred dollars 'which Taylor carried!'
nre missing. "
When the appetite is poor and
the stomach and liver
need help try
Fcr over 60
years it has been rec
ognized as the best "first aid."