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THE ROCE ISIiAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1913.
BOY'S BODY IS
BY FERRY BOAT
Remains of Leonard lindsley,
Davenport Lad, Crowned
IN WATER FOR 24 HOURS
Victim of Mississippi but Eight Years
cf Age Companion Attempts
a Brave Rescue.
At 12:30 today the body of Leon
ard Lindsley. 8 years old, son of Mrs.
D. Lindsley, Tenth and Grand avenue,
iAavesport, was brought to the surface
of tho JVIL;ui3cippl by the paddles of
the ferry boat. The remains of tho boy
had been missing since yesterday at
the same hoar, wbea he was wading
around in the Mississippi back of the
car barns In bis homo city and sad'
denly ctoppod Into a hols' and dlaap-
poarod under the waters.
The body was first seen by Jacob
Brger, fireman on tho Xerry. The pilot
also saw It, but neither In time to
r.toi( the boat from going over it. The
bodyvwas wedged ia tho paddles and
wbon the boat landed was released
and taken to shoro and the coroner no
Ever since the accident a crew of
men dragged the river but were unsuc
cessful in their search for the body but
the furry on one of Its regular trips,
struck tho little form and washed it
Although the lad was enable to swim
he had paddled around in the shallow
water. He slipped Into deep water
from the rowboat on which he was
hanging and sank.
ATTEMPT AT IlESCTE.
Albert Ekstrand, aged 0 years, one
of the boys with whom ho was swim'
mlng, hoarlng him cry out, bravely
plunged Into the water after the
drowning boy. Young Ekstrand seised
the struggling form of his friend and
attempted to swim to shore. The
frantic lad was noarly as heavy
as his rescuer and pulled the latter
undor the water.
When he felt the water closing over
his head aaln, the drowning boy re
leased his hold on Ekstrand. He sank
and never again came to the surface.
tils brave li't'e companion swam
around the spot for several minutes
walling for him to come up.
EkHtrund had Juat kwuiu up the river
to the boat, when tho accident hap-pi-nt-d.
The laut time Lindxloy was
b ' n he uv huni'tng onto the rowboat,
anchored to tho shore. Iu some man
i.cr his hund clipped from the side,
ti i) J it w.ij thca that his screams at
tra. 10J thu u tuition of his compan
Young Ekstrand was the only one
who nindo au effort to nave the boy's
lire. The ater at this point is over
12 fvet deep.
RESIGNS JOB THAT
FRIEND MAY HAVE IT
in. vl ; z: r.
Store Closes at 5:jo p. m. Young & McCombs The Big Quality Store Young 6c McCombs Store Closes at 5.-J0 P
6 6 Accept Our Best Hospitalities9
No Automobile Starts Until
the Current is Turned On
And somebody must .do the starting1.
Very few things are automatic.
August holds the big key It is almost auto
matic. in closing the seasons.
in getting ready the public schools for the
in preparing city homes for the Fall and
In showing first views oi new fashions.
These last two weeks of August give a great
stir to us all here in this heart of our business
world in opening the new goods and receiving
the hundieds of travelers homeward bound, who
want to see the tri-cities' best store and its new
things, to get something for remembrances for
the families and friends at home.
By this token accept our best hospitalities.
Diamonds 10 Off Tomorrow!
Because our Diamond chief leaves for the
Jewelers Convention in Chicago and for a buy
ing trip in the Eastern markets, he offers this
10fo chance to buy your Diamonds of him be
fore he leaves. As the foreign prices are rais
ing it will be well for you to come in and talk
this over with us. Jewelry, Front, Main Aisle.
Ldng Silk Gloves at 79c
They are 16-button length, with Paris point stitching on back,
la black, white or practically all colors, and all double finger
tipped. All sizes to choose from.
So good at the price that they will hardly last thcough the day.
Gloves, Main Alsje, Ma.n Floor.
93 Sheets English Twill Paper
A large Quantity of 1 pound boxes of English Twill Paper,
93 sheets to the box; per box, "Special" 25c '
Envelopes to match, 25 for 10c.
Stationery, Main Aisle, Main Floor.
CoL William T. RoweTl Cop) and
Geo. William EL Bixbj.
Washington, Aug. 19. To allow Co
lonel William T. Rossell to be promot
ed to the rank of brigadier general!
before bis retirement on account of
age on Oct 11. General William II.
Bixby. chief of engineers of the United
States army, has resigned and Presi
dent Wilson has apipointed Colonel
Rossell in his place. General Bixby
would not have been retired until Dec.
11 next, and If he had not voluntarily
resigned Colonel Rossell would have
been retired with only the rank of co
lonel. The two men have been close
friends since their cadet days at West
Point more than 40 years ago.
General Bixby is a native of Massa
chusetts and is one of this country's
foremost authorities on engineering
problems. During his 44 years' service
la the engineering corps he has had
charge of the federal government's en
gineering work at Wilmington, Del.,
Newport, R. I., New York, Cincinnati,
Detroit. Chicago and St. Louis. It was
only a short time ago that he was made
chief cf corps.
THE SALE OF FURS
All Pieces Sharply Reduced
In Furs, as in diamonds, you must depend largely on the store
that sells them. Furriers the dyers and finishers can work 'so
many changes on a common Fur that it often takes an expert to
tell what sort of animal really owned the skin.
We have learned the Fur business through a fifth century of
The member of the firm who has this branch of our business
in charge Is a practical Fur expert.
Styles? Fur styles are set in Paris; even fct Petersburg and
Vienna Fur fashions are governed by what Paris says.
And our Fur garments were fashioned after imported models.
But we have reduced prices on Furs for this pre-season sale.
You can choose now, have them stored and pay when you wish to
Black and brown Coney Mut
and Scarf, $7.50 value
Black Coney Scarf and Muff
Isabella and black Coney
Muffs, $ 6.75 value
Gray Fox sets Muff and Scarf, with
$5.95 value .... $4.95
Natural Wolf, Black Fox and Gray
$5.95 value . . . .....$3.95
Large black Coney Muffs, Q 2 Q C
$4.95 value ... ...$d.D
Black Fox and brown Coney
Muffs, $9.95 value ,
Jap Mink, Isabella Muffs Q1 A Qr
and Scarfs, $12.95 value... 3JLU"D
Red Fox sets, Muffs and Scarfs with
head and tail,
A GENERATION as
Merchants and in
watching other stores sell them,
has confirmed our long-time
No One Wants
to Be Hurrahed :
Into Buying Shoes
Real service consists in putting
sound goods in plentiful variety before
the customers and letting them make "',
All the past Summer we have" been .
keeping at this business of hurrahing
shoes, because it was absolutely neces
sary for us to materially reduce this .
stock, clean up odds and ends and make
ready for our wonderful new Fall stock
a stock being placed before the people
of the Tri-Cities in largest assortment :
But we still have many clearaway Shoes, Ox
fords and Pumps to dispose of at what seem to ua
ridiculously low prices.
A number of fine groups of Men's Oxfords, tn
tan or black, button or lace styles, all first quality
stock, regularly $4 and $4.50 sellers, choice at $1.98.
Especially a group of Women's Colonial Pumps
Patent leather Pumps with nickel, nickel silver
and patent buckles, a few in dull leathers. !
BLACK OOZE PUMPS $2.00 A few black Oose
, Pumps, short vamps, velvet laces, a few in button.
WOMEN'S OXFORDS AND PUMPS $1.39
A few sizes tan and black, Pump and Oxford Ties.
One-fourth off on children's and misses' white goods,
Shoes, Rear, Main Floor.
BY HEAT IN KEOKUK
Thomas Pexton, brotuer of M. II.
and J. 1. Sexton of this city, is quite
ill at Keokuk. He as overcome by
the heat last Saturday and some of
tho' local relatives have gone to his
bedxlde. It is not thought his condi
tion is critical.
FINAL CLEARANCE 1.1 ftCMEN'S
WEA3 AT THE M. S I
In buying a cough medicine, don't be
afruid to got Chamberlain's Cough
Koin-dy. There is no danger from it,
and relief 1 nure to follow. Especially
recoimnendod for coughs, colds and
whooping rough. Sold by all drug
HOW THIS WOMAN
Would not give Lydia EPink
ham's Vegetable Compound
for All Rest of Medicine
in the World.
Utics, Ohio. "I suffereJ everything
from a female weakness after baby
:-,came. i bad numb
r ? pells and was dizzy,
H had black spots be
'fore my eyes, my
jback ached and I
was so weak I could
hardly stand up. My
face was jmllow.
Icven my fingernails
were colorless and I
I had displacement. I
took Lydia E. Pink-
Compound and now I am stout, well and
l.ealthy. I eui do all my own work and
can walk to town and back and not get
tired. I would not give your Vegetablo
Compound for all tho Test of the modi
cinrs In the world. I tried doctor's med
icines and they did me do good." Mrs.
Mary Larlewine, R.F.D. No. 3, Utica,
Kebo. Til. "I was bothered for ten
year with female troubles and the doc
tor did not help me. I was so weak and
nervous that I could not do my work
tnd every month I had to spend a few
days in bed. I read so many letters about
lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
rrcn1 curing femalo troubles that I got
a bottle of iL It did me more good than
anything else I ever took and now it has
cured me. I feel better than I have
for years and tell everybody whst the
Comjxund has done for me. I believe I
would net be living to-day but for
that." Mrs. HETTiS CBEENEThEET,
Last Chance to Get Summer Clothes
at Prices Less Than Half $11 for
$25 Suits, $14.75 for $35 Suits,
$17 for $49.50 Suits, Etc
This week M. & K. is again giving
ths eamo high quality and low prices
which have made it Justly famous. In
the ladies' suit department, in the
dress talon, In the new millinery and
underwear departments and In the cor
set department you will fled attrac
tlons which will appeal to the most
Lovely suits any woman would be
proud to wear, $25 grades at $11;
smsrt $3D suits at $14.73; $49.50 suits
at $17. Also a large assortment of at
tractive silk suits in plain or fancy ma
terials $9.95 for $25 values, also
$39.50 values at $17.
Choice of all fancy coats at half
price $7.50 for $15 values; $9.97 for
$19.95 values; $12.50 for $25 values
and $17. MO for $35 values.
In the waist department, dainty
chlHon and plain tailored silk waists,
the celebrated Longfellow shirts for
women, final clearance price Just one
half the very thing to go with your
new fall suit.
Striking examples of M. &. K. sav
ing efficiency may be found in the un
derwear department Regular 50c val
ues in ladles and misses' knit union
suits at 39c. Extra values in women's
knit underwear, vests and drawers, at
prices as low as 19c; $1 values, 79c.
Kayser Italian and Venetian silk un
derwear at reduced prices, while silk
and silk lisle hose are on sale at 39c
for regular 50c values.
Those desiring the finest in corsets
are attracted to the M. & K. corset
parlor. This is a clean-up on all styles
and should be a boon to bargain hunt
ers. Madame Irene corsets, $12.50 for
regular $15 values, prices as low as
$3.79 for the $5 grades. The Succeeso,
a Madame Irene domestic corset, at
$2.93. In front lace corsets, the Blen
Jolls and Frolaset are offeree at gen
erous reductions $3 values at $1.98;
89c for 50c brassieres.
Information to mothers: A table
full of children's dresses, all sizes, at
half price. Pretty ginghams and per
cales for children from 6 to 14 years.
Rare bargains in lingerie dresses,
voile and eponge, $3.75 tor $7.95 val
ues, A visit to our ladles' section will
prove conclusively that there is no
reason to complain of the high cost of
living while M. & K. keep shop on
Second avenue, Rock Island. (Adv.)
Received! A new line of
Pennants and Pillows of the
three cities. Several different
designs, prices ranging from
50c tip to $2.00. '
Kew Crochet Doilies, hand
made, sizes in 6, 10, 12, 14 and
27 inches. Beautiful designs at
prices from fBc up to $2.75.
35- inches square linen scalloped and
embroidered Lunch Cloths, $1.98 val
ues at $1.35; also 18x54 inch Scarfs to
match ; also scalloped and embroidered
$1.75 values at $1.10.
Needlework, Second Floor.
TOc Drinking Cups 6c.
Collar Buttons, reg. 10c doz., 6c.
Shopping Bags, 25c values, 19c
Remnants of Elastic, all lengths,
choice of black or white. Prices are
cut to HALF.
1-foot folding steel Pocket Rules, 10c
Notions, Main Aisle, Main Floor
Women's, 75c Silk Hose in tan and
colors, for one day only 58c.
Women's black and tan Hose, lisle
thread, 39c value; 3 pair $1.00.
Women's black boot Silk Hose, 50c
, value, for 37c.
black Cotton Hose; fast
black, 20c value, 3 pairs 50c
Midway in the August Furniture
Sale with No
LICENSED TO WED II
William T. Kennedy . . . Weieer, Idaho
Miss Minnie F. Lewis r-. . . . Cuba, Mo
Charles Dorrance Moline
Miss Ella Wood Rock Island
Farall C Brennan Davenport
MihS Minnie Peterson Davenport
Sherman B. Watson Reynolds
Miss Ea:l!y B. Wood Reynolds
The Secret of
Rich and Abundant Hair, Becomingly Arranged.
And what woman needs, on wants to be, ordinarily looking,
when such helps as these can be bought so inexpensively:
Let one of these specials suggest another and still more be
24-lnch Wavy Switches, value at $3.25, now $3.15.
22-inch Wavy Switches, value at $2.25, special $1.69.
30-inch Wavy Switches, value at $6.50, special at $5.50.
Facial Treatments Foot Chiropody Beauty Parlor, Second Floor, .
Midway, but not half through.
Time is a test of sales as well as
We have moved forward just
enough in this sale for our cus
tomers and ourselves to 'realize
what a vast deal there is back
It i3 a sale of realities and
not of shamstand shadows.
The merchandise is still hero
in splendid assortment in spite
of unexampled selling.
The showing of inexpensive
furniture is the largest yet
brought together in three cities
and the only inexpensive furni
ture worth buying is the kind
that had nothing taken out of
$8 Felt Mattress
Monday, till the stock is exhausted,
we will offer this handsome Felt Mat
tress, made throughout of layers of
pure cotton felt, and guaranteed not
to pack, lump or punch. For full sized
bed, $8.00 value, $5.95.
No More Ripping Corsets
Fashion demands a low bust, long
skirted corset. We have them that
cannot rip or tear our guarantee is
behind every pal.
" The Patented Double Skirt .
Found Only in
Warner's Rust-Proof Corsets
gives unlimited strength below the
waist, but leaves the bust of tho corset
as soft and light as ever.
"What Is the Double Skirtr
A thin underlayer of fine strong ba
tiste from the waist line down. Tou
cannot see it, you cannot feel it nor
does it add to the weight of the gar
Warner Comfort and Warner Style
are found in every double skirt design
the same Qualities that have made
these corsets the leaders of the world.
We invite your inspection of the
newest and latest models for Fall and
Ask to See the Double Skirt.
Every Pair Guaranteed
Corsets, Second Floor
BRASS BED SALE
Ninety patterns each simple in design, but strong in construction in the August sale.
For a time the over-scrolled gee-gawed fancy designs in brass beds killed their pop
ularity. In many stores these "nightmares" still remain a fearful lesson in how
not to make furniture.
Two things are required in the right sort of Brass
1. Simpicity and harmony of design which is art
2. Strength in construction.
Judge the Brass Beds in the August Sale by these
tests and then adtl the fact that we are offering
the mat a fourth under standard Young & McCombs
prices and you have practically the whole brass bed
$18 value, $13.50.
$19 value, $14.50.
$21 value, $15.75.
$24 value, $18.
$28.50 value, $21.50.
Leather Rockers & Chairs
Sample leather Chairs and
Rockers, upholstered in brown
Bpanisfc leather -$49 value, sale
$3.75 Dining Room Chairs,
$2.95. Golden oak finish, all
Several pieces of Porch Fur
niture at greatly lowered prices.
$29 value, $21.75.
$30 value, $22.50.
$33 value, $24.75.
$34 value, $25.50.
$35 value, $26.25.
$38 value, $28.50.
$42 value, $29. '
$40 value, $30. ,
$50 value, $37.50.
Tri-Cities' Leading Quality Department Store
YOUNG & Vf5f OMBS
Co-Operative Store Co. LVJLIn4 Rock Island
Furs Cost Less at Young & McCombs.
REVIVAL SERVICES TO
BE HELD AT EDGEW00D
Dr. E. P.v Montgomery of Morley,
Mo, will conduct a series ct revival
meetings at Edgewood Baptist church, of conducting revival services, it
corner Forty-fourth street and Fifth
avenue, beginning Sept. 27. Dr. Mont
gomery racks as one of the ablest
preachers In the state of Missouri aad
baa been most successful ia his work
will be a great pleasure to all who may
Duluth, Minn. Fred II. Fawcett, 17
years old, was drowned in Spirit lake.
The Fawcett family ortgiv.aiiy consist-
have tie opportunity or neanng mm jed of tourteen children. Four are left,
speak, as he la a forceful and convlnc-j ten having died from various causes.
Proctor, was drowned in a puddle la
the rear of the home.
All the news all the time The
Lawrence Fraser, 17 months old, of Argot.