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THK R)CK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1913.
ITY DADS HAVE
Sixth Avenue Project Warmly
Debated at Weekly Session
ment Is expected to arrive In a few
The ctty engineer was instructed to
furnish the council with a '1st of the
established grades on Sixteenth, Sev
enteenth and Eighteenth avenues, be
tween Twentieth and Thirtieth streets.
A plat of Brien's addition to the city
was approved end filed on condition
of a bond of $1,200 being put up to
guarantee the city that the lots will
be brought to grade.
Commissioner Hart read the monthly
I report of the police department, 6hovr
lng that Police Magistrate C. J. Smith
had 89 city cases and 20 state cases
with fees collected amounting to $445.
Justice Carl Kuehl had 35 city cases
and 23 Htato tha amount collected
i nose wno urgsa improvement Sign i being $127. There were BO lights out
PROTEST PETITION FILED
Against It Mayor Schriver in
Young & McCombs The Big Quality Store Young & McCotnbs The Big Quality Store Young & McCombs
Bigger and Better Than Ever' Before
The plan to pave Sixth avenue from
Eleventh to Seventeenth street, pro
voked considerable discussion at the
weekly session of the city commission
yesterday afternoon. After Mayor H.
M. Schrlver had read the proposed
ordinance, the question of opposition
to the improvement was brought up
and it was found that a number of
those who had strongly urged the pro
ject had later signed a protest against
it, a trait of human nature which has
often been exhibited in Rock Island,
especially in relation to improvements
of a public character.
It seems that the property owners
in the district affected, virtually fell
ail over themselves in their efforts to
have the street paved. Then when a
neighbor brought around a petition
protesting against to project, these
game enthusiasts signed the paper,
thereby putting the council in the posi
tion of being the "goat" for any criti
cism which might arise after the im
provement had been put in.
VOTE TO COXSIDKR.
Mayor Schrive'r explained that while
he had been In office, he had at
tempted to make a record for the pres
ent administration as a progressive
city. He showed that many needed
Improvements had been made, some
in the face of opposition and felt that
if the council waited until there was
unanimity among property owners on
me suujeci oi improvements, not a
single Job could be installed. The
mayor frit the street was of such im
portance that it should be paved.
Others of the council took the position
thut it was not and the matter was
warmly debated for a time. By a vote
of 4 to 1, the council voted to consider
ANOTHER DISt I'SSION.
Another conflict of oplniou came
when Commissioner Jonub Bear offer
ed an ordinance providing fur tiie pay
ment of $&0 a month and overtime to
James Farrell, outside mau for tae
waterworks department. Commission
r M. T. Kudgren tobk the position
tnat the measure discriminated in fa
vor of Mr. Farrell and against the
o her employes of the department in
nii'.King special provision for tbe pay
ment of work done after hours. Fin
ally this feature was eliminated and
the measure pasted. The 6alary of
Mr. Farrell was $72, but complaint
had been made that sufficient over
time had been listed in a lump sum,
without a detailed statement, to make
the amount f 10 a month. It was then
proposed that an ordinanco bo passed
fixing a definite amount for the em
ploye and this was done.
On motion of Commissioner Hart, a
contract was awarded to Hudson &
Son for the building of the automo
bile rhed next to the city hall. Their
f.gure was S63. The new auto equip-
last month, totaling 450 hours.
The police matron made 70 calls
during the month and received 4i call-
era at her office. Eight waywrrd girls
and two wayward boys were looked
Building Inspector Stapp issued 79
electrical permits during tbe month
totaling $63.44, and 65 building per
mits, amounting to $179, making a total
of $242.44 for the month. Plumbing
Inspector John Joers approved 4S plans
during the month, fees amounting Jp
$3S2 being collected.
The sum of $18.90 was allowed to G.
Alfoid and D. Swathwood. Both men
were recently Injured while In the
employe of the city and this is back
TO FIX SIDEWALK.
An ordinance providing for the in
stallation of a large number of 'v5e-
walks in the business district of tfta
city, was considered. The sidewalk
situation has been bad and it was de
cided to make a general Improvement
of them. A number of paving projects
were also considered and then ad
journment was taken.
The Sale that started this morning with its great shocks overflowing is not only
the biggest of all our China Sales; it is also the best.
There are larger stocks than ever before; gathered from more makers. abroad and
here in America.
There are greater values than ever before; many offerings that seem scarcely cred
ible: so far are they below the fajr worth of the articles.
We count this Sale one of our most useful merchandising events of the whole year
for it means that hundreds of families will afford prettier china and glassware than
s I they otherwise would, and one of the most desirable refinements of civilization is
the privilege of eating good food from dainty table furnishings in a pleasant home
The comprehensiveness of the Sale makes a listing of its offerings in detail im
practical, but these are typical of the admirable grades and patterns of China and
kindred wares that are marked from a fourth to half less than our customary fair
Fancy China For a Song!
Fancy China and Bric-a-Brac at less than cost to im-'
port. Among this lot we have taken every odd piece of
rare Pottery in our stock and arranged it on four ta
bles at 4gc, 6gc, g8c and $z.ig.
Table No. I Choice 49c. You will find Vases. Cups
Saucers, Cake Plates, Sugar and Creamers, Steins,
Mayonaise Dishes, etc. Values as high as 85c; choice
Table No. 2 Choice 69c. Composes, Relish Dishes,
Celery Dishes, Roll Trays, Sugar and Creamers, Ser
vice Plates, Candle Holders, Milk Tars, Art Vases,
Dresser Trays, etc. Values to $1.25; choice 6gc.
Table No. 3 Choice 98c. Rail Plates, Syrup Pitch
ers, Footed Comports, Fruit Bowls, Sugars and
Creamers, Trays, Decorative Art Pottery and Bric-a-Brac,
etc. Values up to $2; choice 98c.
Table No. 4 Choice $1.19. Chocolate Pots, Lob
ster Salads, Relish Dishes, 4-Piece Tea Sets, 7-piece
Fruit Sets, 3-piece Mayonaise Sets, Initial Salt and
Peppers, Art Pottery and Bric-a-Brac. Values up to
$2.50; choice $z.ig. China, Basement Salesroom
MATINEE AND NIGHT
Sat. Sept. 6
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MISS OLIVE VAIL
Matinee 50c, 75c, $1.00.
Night 25c, 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50
Seat Sale Thursday.
E M P I EL E
NEW SHOW TOMORROW,
TWO SHOWS TONIGHT
BERT & LOTTIE WALTON
WARD & DELMAR
JULES SIMONSON A. CO.
MILLS & MOULTON
TOGEAN k. GENEVA
Phone Rock Island 7CG.
Sept 6 "The Girl from Mumm's,"
wi'.h Olive Vail, matinee and night
Sept 7 "The Shepherd of the
Se;t. 9 W. B. Patton In "Lazy
Vaudeville Pertormances dally (ex
cept Wednesday and Sunday) at 2:45
and 8:15 p. m. Wednesday and Bun
day Performances at 2:45, 7:30 and
tf:15 p. m.'
AT THE ILLINOIS.
The critic on the Milwaukee Sent!
nel says of "The Shepherd of the
Hills," the dramatization of Harold
Bell Wright's famous novel, which has
been made into a play by its author
m 1th the assistance of Elsbery W. Rey
olds, "Those v.'ho love a quiet, rest
ful story will rejoice in 'The Shepherd
of tho Hills.' It is like a beautiful
October afternoon with the calm and
beauty of summer, tempered by the
cold breath of the yet distant winter."
"The Shepherd of the Hills" will b
the attraction at the Illinois next Sun
day, matinee and night
Sheehan & Beck announce the Pa
risian musical play, "The Girl from
Mumms,"- book by J. A. Lacy, lyrics
and music by Fred A. Bohnhorst, with
Mif8 Olive Vail and a Belect cast of
principals as the attraction at the Illi
nois next Saturday, matinee and
night The comedy la said to be clean
cut and clever, blng decidedly differ
ent from the regular trend of musical
comedies owing to the fact that ii f os
besses a real plot and an attractive
story of merit which keeps the audi
ence in one continuous h'.lariaus up
roar from the minute tho curtain as
cends on the first act until the finale.
The score contains many musical hits
and noveltirs. "There's a Reason,"'
"Teach Me," "The Girl of Mumms and
Mine" are said to be beautiful and
tuneful. The costumes were designed
and created by Madame McGror
Hull of Paris. The scenic and elec
trical effects are tald to be products
of workmanship and genius.
AT THE EMPIRE.
Mareena and the Delton brothers,
in an original act, will be featured at
tho Empire for the last half of this
week beginning Thursday afternoon,.
The act is claimed to be one of the
highest salaried on the circuit and
presents more genuine novelties than
any act of the season. Henry LaSalle,
in Mexican costume, plays mandolin,
guitar and other stringed instruments.
Davlg and Walker have a pretty little
act entitled, "The First Lesson in
Dancing". Cole. Russell and Davis,
in "Walters Wanted." do a colored
characteristic act with dances and
songs. Haha, Burton and Cantwell
have a musical act in which they pre
cant numerous songs.
FAMILY IS DARK.
The Family theatre was dark last
evening, not even so much as a pic
ture show. The cheap musical com
edy company was the cause. It usual
ly gets the house, whose patrons It
afflicts, as it should. The day for
trash of th!s kind in Ilea cf either
rautIovlll or moving pictures Is past
Quick Relltf for Rheumatism.
Gcorg W. Koccs Lawton. Mlci.
ay: "Dr. Detchon's Relief fo
Rheumatism has given my wU tro-da.-ful
benefit fr rheumatism. She
could Cot lift band or. foot; hed to
t lifted for two months. She began
the use of the remedy and Improved
rapidly. Oa Monday she could not
move and on Wednesday she got up,
dressed herself and walked out for
breakfast" Sold by Otto Grot Jan.
1501 Second avenue. Rock Island;
Gust Schlcgel ft Sou, 220 West Sec
ond street Davenport (Adv.)
London Five men were arrested la
I London on suspicion of being con
cerned in the theft of a $625,000 pearl
necklace stolen during transit by post
from Tarts to a London dealer July 16.
An Unusual Skirt Offer
At $1.00, $2.95, $3.95, $5.95
Fifty correct novelty
cloth worsted and
linen Skirts, all fine
new styles that would
have sold as high as
$6.60 if bought in the regular way.
Extra Bpecial values at $1.
All wool Skirts in the
new mahogany shade.
Novelty weaves (guar
anteed all wool) new
est styles, some with
drapes, some cords. Special values
that are easily worth up to $10.00 for
Novelty cloths, worst
ed, bedford cord and
high head cord serges,
in brown, white and
black and white. Extra
special values. They would have sold
as high 8s $8.50 but our special pur
chase brings them at $2.95.
Beautiful line of all
wool serges, novelty
cloths and the most
wanted of new mate
rials. Black and white
checks, Scotch plaid checks, biue and
black serges, all are beautifully made.
A goodly number of them show pretty
drapes, others three panel effect at
You are cordially invit
ed to attend our Fall
Opening and Display ot
Fine Furs. New creations
will be shown from fash
ton centers and we prom
ise a most beautiful dis
play of correct interpreta
tions of- modes for the
coming season that we
know you will enjoy see
ing. Special attention, at this
time, will be given to re
modeling and repairs of
Coats, Scarfs and Muffs.
An experienced and reli
able furrier will be in
charge, guaranteeing you
most satisfactory service.
On dates of Thursday,
Friday and Saturday,
Sept. 4. 5 and 6.
could not be beautiful" so somebody
once declared. Certainly the hair is one
of the most important essentials to good
looks, and these low prices make it pos
sible to have plenty:
September is Calling: . Ready for Autumn!
Special Offering Puffs
Large cluster of Puffs, a good qual
ity hair, set $1.25.
First Quality German Switches
18 in. long; special at $2.50.
20 in. long; special at $4.50.
22 in. long; special at $7.50.
24 in. long; special at $10.00.
26 In. long; special at $16.50.
Extra Refined Hair Switches
IS in. long; special at $1.25.
20 in long; special at $2.25.
24 in. long; special at $3.25.
26 in. long; special at $4.75
20 in. losg; special at $6.50.
Extra refined quality Transforma
tions, full and fluffy, $3.00.
18 In. long special at 79c
20 in. long, special $'1.50
22 in. losg, special $2.23
26 in. long, special $3.25
30 in. long special $4.75
Curls, 3 la cluster.. 60c.
20 in. gray, $2.75.-
22 in. gray, $3.50.
24 in. Ecay, $4.00.
Visit, Our Corset Depair
ment and let Our Saleswo-
man Study the Lines of Your
If you have a pretty, youthful figure 11
may be indefinitely preserved by care':
ful corsetting It means only the right
corset for your figure.
Plenty of audi models among War 2
ner's Rust-Proof Corsets.
Every Type of figure and size la con- "
sidered by the designers of Warner
Models. Itegardless of your size your
figure can be properly shaped and ' '
comfortably corsetted. 1
Youthful Figures can be easily moJcl- .
ed to lines of grace and beauty,
through the shaping of a Warner's;
and the average size woman, whether
lull or short, will una her model In a
The Acknowledged Author- it
itative Corset Fashion -!
The Second Floor's
Splendid Autumn Show
'What are the new suits
Will the new coats be long1
Are the materials to he
heavy or light with think lin
ings? Will they be rough or
smooth, plain or fancy?
Are women to have tunics
on their evening frocks?
all of which the
Second Floor will
row. Ever so many
of the new Suits
A large num
ber of new serge
school dresses- are
Within a day
"or so the Coals
have been t.ooo-
ing in beauties!
And a bevy of attractive dresses are showing
themselves in the Costume Room.
Prices are moderate.
k Special Second Floor Offering:
Brand New Autumn Dresses
On Thursday we shall make a noteworthy offer
ing of new Dresses, composed of the new styles,
made of Linens, Ratine and Voiles, all the very
newest style for early Fall wear, offered in a range
of colors, white, tans, blues, red and black $2.oo.
"Mother, I Want a New
is, wnat some boys are
saying just now. They
have started to school and
suddenly become alivel to
their need. They enjoy
wearing good clothes
and don't forget to ask for
new ones when the old
ones begin to show wear.
But whether the boy or
mother are most interest
ed in the clothes question,
they are equally interested
when they come to the
Young & McCombs'
We have gone through
our stock and selected
many Boys' New Wool
Suits that sold for $5 and
$6 and marked them for
Quick clearance at $3.75
simply because we must
have more room.
"So undesirables in this lot they're all spick-span and new. The season's
most-wanted patterns and mixtures. Every Suit is guaranteed. Just the
Suit for 6chool wear. Both double-breasted and Norfolk stiles in the lot.
Every Warner Corset regardless of
tho price you pay must shape fash
ionably, fit comfortably, and not rust.
break or tear.
We guarantee this to you in
a corset as low as $i.oo or as
high as we sell a Warner's.
Sizes 6 to 1G years.
From the tot who is just starting in, to the
grave senior in high school or business college,
all are m r.cc 1 of the i roper utensils fur their
work. Resdy Here.
YOUNG ft -McCOMRS
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CO., ROCK ISLAND
People desiring to trim
their own Hats will find in
our stock the largest selec
tion of shapes and trim
mings to be found in the city.
We are showing Hats made
of bright finish felt in black,
brown, navy, gray and car
dinal as low as $1.48 and
some beautiful fancy ostrich
feathers combined with imi
tation Aigrettes in all colors
at the very low price of $1.50
We carry Mumidie, Gou
ra, Paradise, Ostrich and
We make a specialty of
misses' nobby trimmed aii'l;
ready-to-wear hats and show
some stunning effects in
Plushes, Corduroy, Satins
and fine Felts. Those trim
med with ribbon bows, bands
wing or fancy feather make
a Hat with a style and dash
which every young woman
will admire. Prices range
from $r.2fto $S-
Millinery, Second Floor
CAIRO SLAYER IS IN JAIL;
PLEADS UNWRITTEN LAW
Cairo. IIL, Sept Z. Harvey . R.
Fields, who shot and killed Dr. E. E.
Gordon here Monday night, was or
dered held without, bail on a charge
of murder tn. the first degree by a
coroner's Jury His wife substantiated
Field's statement that the physician
tad attacked her in his office. "
A large crowd attended both the
Inquest and the funeral of Dr. Gor
don. The body was shipped to Sparta,
IIL, for burial there.
Fields at first claimed he took the
physician's life because be had been
careless in operating on his mother,
who died here a few days ago. In his
cell he attributed the killing to the
on the youngei
news all tte time Th'