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THIS ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 1913.
WOMEN AT POLLS
So fo Oi? Dress Trimmings 20 Off Refrigerators
The Big Quality Store
Off Hammocks and. Porch Furniture
DOES 13 BILLION
TAs s Going to Be Our Greatest Week in the Clearance
DEFEAT THE WETS
Feminine Voters Turn Out
Strong at Carpentersvijle
JUBILANT OVER VICTORY
U.Mora Decisive Than at the Thres
Previous Village Local Op
The first test In Illinois of women
voters in regard to th liquor ques
tion was made yesterday when the
women of Carpentersvllle, near Elgin,
defeated at the pells a proposal to
grant, a saioon license In the village.
. 1 ne victory ror tne "drys was more
decisive than at the three previous
local option tests in 'the village. The
vote was 172 to 153.
one Hundred fifty-one women voted.
It Is estimated the "dry" women out
numbered the "wets" two to one. Wo
men representing three generations in
one family voted. At the last two local
option elecUonm In Corpentersvllle the
drys" won by one rote each time.
This time five Invalidated votes
were thrown out by the Judges. All
are belleved to have been cast by wo
men. One had written her name in the
space reserved for her cross. Others order y. dlne.
ota orawn lines inrougn tne section
of the ballot favoring the granting of
Charles E. Matthews,
Charles E,. Matthews, just placet, at
the head of the money order division
of the postoffice department, will have
supervision over transactions, which
Involve $18,000,000 annually. Last year
1,079,742,710 domestic and interna
tional money orders were issued.
Matthews is an expert in the money
Extra special 4-ball
Croquet Set, complete
with balls and mallets, in
For Camp or Sleeping
. 40x68 Blanket,
FACTOR GETS AID AT CRISIS
A erlsls arose just an hour before
the close of the polls. Rev. C. B. En
low, pastor of the First Congregation
al church, by mutual consent marshal
ed the forces of the "dryer He had
held back until the last in order to
ascertain the approximate strength of
the "wets." He was alarmed to dis
cover they had brought in several who
had not voted, for Tears and had mus
tered an alarming total.
The minister stood on the curb in
front of the town hall going over a
list with some of his lieutenants
among the women parishioners
"I must have at least a dozen more;
"Do you suppose I could help a little
with my automobile?" asked Miss
"You can save the day If you will
get me a dozen more 'noes,' " replied
"Well, there is Mrs. Ernest Steffens,"
replied Miss Masters, "and. if she
could ride I think she could come and
bring her baby."
"Good, that's one now who else?"
exclaimed Dr. Enlow.
OFFERS TO STEED TO ELGIN.
' If I hurry I think I could go to
Klgln, six miles aw ay, and bring some
cf the girls who are in the Cook office
and who live here," Mies Masters Bug
The preacher seized her by the arm
and hurried her Into the big six-cylin
In a few minutes she was back with
the mother and the baby,
In one of the automobiles. Dr. Enlow
and S. H. Wlrsching, district superin
tendent of the Anti-Saloon League of
Illinois, were with, her.
"It is going to be up to the women to
keep this town straight," she Bald.
And we are going to do it. Why,
there are just as many women as men
in this town and while some of them
refused to come out and vote today
and some came to vote as their hus
bands told them, I fhlnk we will find
at the next election -the men voters
will give us serious consideration. I
don't know but I would Just as eoon
take a chance and run for village
43x72 Blanket, was 80c,
64x72 Blanket; was $1.15,
60x76 Blanket, was $1.25,
M A THERS VILLE
Mrs. Frank Handley and two chil
dren visited the former's, parents, Mr.
and Mrs. H. W. Meeker in Rock Is
land the past week.
Arthur Johnson was a Monmouth
Ray Bennham of Rock Island visit
ed Cylde Lawson Tuesday.
John Hall, who has been acting as
mine manager at the Coal Valley
mine during John Lawson's absence,
has returned to his home in Sherrard
Miss Elsie Bedford visited friends
iu Cuba and Canton the past week.
Mis3 Nettie Johnson of the Cablo
Mercantile store is spending a two
weeks' vacation in Decatur and Monti-
Among Rock Island passengers
Tuesday were Joe Johnson, Frank
Another Haigh, Harry Routledge and Frank
trip and she brought old '"Grandpa"
James Bumstead, 93 years old. The
old man was so astounded by the
speed at which he had come he was
an hour trying to figure out what had
happened. By that time he was back
Then came the race to Elgin. It
was a tortuous path oven bridges and
hills. But the motor was working
good and the big car hummed. When
Miss Masters returned 40 minutes
later ehe had seven new voters. Other
women and the man in the second au
tomobile had brought in the final vo
ters Just before the polls closed.
It was only a few minutes later that
the Tesultt were announced. A crowd
of women stood about the door and
when Dr. Enlow proclaimed that the
"wets' had gone down to defeat they
aheered- and cang hymns.
KB&.EBG1U.T MAKES SPEECH.
MrsuRose Bberly could not restrain
"Jiet -enthusiasm and mounted to a seat
ALL OVER BODY
was a Sherrard
Mr. Richardson of iola, who re
cently leased the Family theatre has
cloned same. The theatre will remain
closed until fall when it will open
under new management,
Miss Susie Sword was a Rock Is
land visitor last week.
Clyde Lawson wfes in Reynold
Among those who attended Ring-
ling Brothers circus in Mollne Thurs
day were: Park Fowler, Jake Zlm
mors, Robert McWhorter, Carl Bopp
Fred Erickson, Mr. and Mrs. Ben John
son and two daughters and Earl
Art Bolander of Aledo made a short
visit here Thursday.
The Latter Day Saints enjoyed
picnic In the grove east of town Fri
day, They took dinner with them and
enjoyed a pleasant day,
IL W. Meeker was out from Rock
Ralph Jackson and Frank Mollne
were Rock Island passengers Thurs
Roy Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs,
William Thompson, died here Friday
afternoon at the age of 23 years
months, after an extended Illness of
26 weeks. He moved here from Viola
three years ago, with his parents. He
l,l.J D-Jl., r j r. was marrieu jnne u, isuz lo miss
ItChed Badly. Caused Disfigure- Lillian Handley. He leaves to mourn
Began : on Cheeks ' With Pimples.
Itched Badlv. Caused Disfimre-
mental Had JXO t Put I Mittens On bis parents, his widow, two sisters and
Him, Used 'Cuticura Soan nrf tw brothers. He was a member of
Used 'Cuticura Soap and
- Ointment. Eczema Left Him
Hoxbury; Ohio. "When my Uuie boy
waa two weeks old he began breaking oat oa
bla checks. The eczema begao Juat with
limpiea aoa Uwy seamed to itch so badly
ne would scratch bis face and cauae
matter to run. - Wherever that matter
would touch. It would cauae another
pimple until It spread all over hie body.
It earned dlaflgumnent while it la led.
lie had fifteen places oa one arm and
bis head had several. Toe deeoest olaora
on this cheeks were ai Urge as a silver
dollar on each side. IIS was so reailoM si
night we had to put mlueos on him to keep
him from ecratchlna then with his finger
nails, lie could not sleep because I put
toon mitteos oa which would not allow him
to scratcb and then he would wake up and
be croes. If he got a little too warm al
night It seemed to hurt badly.
"We tried a treatment and he didn't (
any better. He had the ecxema about three
weeks when we began using Cuticura Soap
and Ointment. I bathed him al night with
the Cuticura Soap and spread the Cuticura,
Ointment oo and the ecaema left." (Signed)
lira. John White. Mar. 19. 1913.
Cuticura Soap and O to tin ant do so much
far pour completion, red, rough hand, and
dry, thin and falling batr. and cost so little,
that It Is almoat criminal not to use them.
&uld everywhere. Sample of each mailed free.
with 32-p. book on the .kin and aralp. Ad-
drew pet-card Ctnlcura. Dept. T. Bontoo."
rf"Mru who ahave and shampoo with Cu
Urura Soap wUl Cud it beat for akin and scalp.
the Odd Fellows' lodge, Waneta Tribe
of Red Men and the K. P. The funeral
was in charge of the Red Men. After
a short song service the remains were
taken to the Methodist church In
Viola. A large delegation of Red Men
and Odd Fellows accompanied the
body to its final resting place. Inter
ment was made in the Viola cemetery,
He was well known and was respect
ed by all who knew him and will be
sadly missed by his many friends and
Mrs. Adolpb Hagman and eon Dave
were Cable visitors Sunday
Miss Bertha Tone of Rock Island
spent Saturday at the Jake Zlmmer
John Lawson was in Sherrard Fri
John Engstrom of Milan spent Sun
day here with his brother Oust
. Matuerville played ball with the
Moline Olympics at Mollne Sunday
Matherville were defeated, the score
being 9 to 6.
Mrs. Fred Haddick was an Aledo
George Bedford was In Rock Island
Chester Olson was a Sherrard bust
ness caller Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Brown of Moline
were visitors here Sunday. They
were accompanied home by Miss Bes-
A Clean Up of Men's and Women's Footwear
Choice of All Men's Oxfords in our stock, including the $5
Kangaroo Calf Oxfords, leather lined, patent and gun metals
and tans. Values, none less than $3.50 and up to $5. Choice at
Choice - of women s and
misses' patent leather and
gun metal Ties, Oxfords and
Pumps, values $2.75, $3.25
Shoes, Rear, Main Floor
.No Phone or Mail Orders oa Specials
.y Furniture Section, t?'V?
3d, 4th and 5th Floors c&4.
The Greatest Cut Glass
Offering Ever Made
by Young & McCombs is
$2 Cut Glass Spoon Tray $1
These are a special purchase
made from an overstocked dealer.
Regularly they sell at $2 at every
store In the land beautifully hand
cut in the close, deep diamond pat
tern. For one day, and one day
only they go at only, each $1. ,
(See them in the window.)
Cut Cyrstal Section, Basement
New Toys for the Little
75c value white woolly dogs, etc.,
at only 25c.
See the new Sand Toy. It's de
lighting thousands of boys and -girls
at Atlantic City, these days.
Toys, Near Elevator, Main Floor
A Sale of Stamped Pillow, Cases 24c '
These beautifully stamped
Pillow Cases are 'Splendidly
stamped in desirable designs,
on very finest, heaviest Con
tinental tubing, in 42 or 45
vinch size, 24c each.
3$c Japanese Toweling 24c
The pretty blue flowered design
stamped Toweling, Japan design, is
going very fast. 35c values for 24c.
Needlework, Second Floor
A Beautiful Line
Comes at 25 Off
Never have .we previously -offered
equal values at near '.:
To 89c Child's Parasols 49c '
All colors, 16-inch; plain mission
handles with tassel, made of mercer ?
$1.75 to $2 Silk Parasols ;
Prices quartered off! And all Sum-
mer in which to carry the pretty sun- -'
shades. Dozens of the dainty affairs,
many different designs. Of Seco Silk
In the two-toned color designs so pop-
: ular this year, and cleverly designed '
handles with silk tassels, worth up '
$1.75 to $2. "Special" at $1.29. ;
on all our
8c up to
25c Mercerized Plisse 15c Yard
Anderson's 32-inch Scotch Mad
ras and Tissue, in stripes, checks
and plaids. Giugnams worth 3?c
yard for 19c.
25c drawnwork Centerpieces, 26x
26 inches. Choice at 15c each.
A Trustworthy Trunk thC Best Traveling Companion
And there is one quality of
Remnants $oc,'c Off
All Wash Goods Rem
Young: & McCombs Trunks
that stands out above all
others their absolute relia
bility. Rough handling cannot
easily smash them, nor long
journeys conquer their last
Good quality Steamer Trunks, made to stand the
wear. Finished In heavy polished 437 CT f
brass trimmings, only ' JJ
Best quality Steamer Trunks, high
class finish, cloth lined, only . . . .
Women's fine Dress Trunks, 36-inch size, double
trays, hand liveted. Finest finish throughout. Spe
cial prices at $2.2.00, $20, $18,
Just From Their Delicate Wrappings Comes an Entirely Fresh Line of
Daintv Slimmer Froc
Personally Chosen in Chicago Within the Past Ten Days
Dresses Dresses Dresses where do they all go? We
have sold far more this season than ever before, and yet as soon as the
doors open at 8, women come for more.!
The Second Floe r chief spent week before last almost solely 'in quest of more pretty Frocks and they
are here. .
Scores upon scores of them. Many are here at an under-price, though brand new.
look at the big, broad range of late designed garments as one might at an opening
But today, let's
Large Exhibit xf Wash
The most stylishly varied assortment of natty 6tjies ever
shown in the Tri-Cities. Hundreds" of beautiful frocks in all the
season's wanted materials, such as cotton eponge, linen voile,
figured crepe voile, crepe, ratine, tissue, fine ginghams, etc..
showing all the latest fashion touches. All colors and sizes, all
reduced in prices from ,$2.89 to $7.95. Former values, $4.95 to
Wash Skirts for Summer
The best and largest line of Wash Skirts we've ever shown.
All the latest touches of fashion have been worked up in beau
tiful wash fabrics such as eponge, Bedford, ratine, linen and
pique. Priced, 95c to $4.50.
New Coats, and Suits Go for
Linen Coats and Suits for. cool evenings or outings that will
make just the right appearance for either occasion. These are
all new Suits and Coats, Just what the
well dressed woman is looking for, and
tomorrow they go a good assort
ment of colors at
Lace and Ratine Dresses
Young & McCombs
Co-Operative Store Co., Rock Island
vi Peep at the New
Coats are longer measuring 36 to 40 inches.
Draped and plain skirts will be noted. Colors
are navy, wine, taupe; brown, mahogany, mingles
and black. New imported materials. Prices
range $16.50 to $65.
Scores of women are going to buy these remarkable values of
fered in a beautiful collection of lace, embroidery Dresses Rat
ine Coat style, In white or with belt and sash, linens, etc.
This lot will not test long at the stfo
price we have placed, so cuggest to
those 'who Vant them most to come J
early tomorrow and buy one at ti
Celebrated Wilson Waists
These beautiful, dainty, perfect-fitting Waists are found only
nere, in kock isiana. iarge assortment in nign and low neck
models, hand embroidered yokes, others trimmed with dainty
laces and insertions. Priced $2T.50 to $5.00.
Lingerie Waists, the well Known Wilson waist, famous for
their dainty materials, of flaxon, hemstitched seams pin tucks
and embroidery and insertion trimmings, priced at $5.00, $3.75,
$2.75, $2.25 and $1.75.
Summer Frocks for Light
Are unusually pretty this year a3 most of them are made ol
creamy net or lace. Soma have neck yokes of shadow lace and
are made up of stripe or datied voiles. These Dresses are well
worth buying at the regular prico of
$6.50 to $8.00. But the manufacturer
made us a special concession, so have
we to you, and tomorrow
Rubber Raincoats "Special"
A real live oil rubber Raincoat. The water runs off like It
does from a duck's back. Made from a combination rubber
and oil worked into the cloth in such a manner that rain cannot
penetrate, to the finery worn beneath.
All good English slip-on styles with
the American military collar. Just
60 of them at
manner that rain cannot
sie Dockerty who will make a visit in
Joe Krebs was in Rock Island Sat
Mrs. Thcmas Oldfield and daughters
Mrs. William Caddy, Mrs. Fred
Schroeder and Mrs. Charleh Barton
were Cable visitors Monday.
Those from out of town who were
to attend the funeral of Roy Thomp
son were, Mr. and Mrs. William Hand
ley and baby of Joliet, Mr. and Mrs.
John Robertson and daughter and Mr.
arid Mrs. Wesley Handley and family
of Rock Island, Mrs. May Chase and
daughter f Watertown, and Mr.
Mrs. John Kouski of Moline.
Boy Of 6 Shoots Girl of 14.
Marinette, Wis., . July 23. Malvine
Xyberg, 14 years old, was shot acci
dentally through the hesd yesterday
by' Louis Knutson, 6 years old. who
was fingering the trigger of a , rifle.
She may die.