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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, JULY n, liwrt.
n limt I' IHIO On011IT'lllLcilcflt fund disbursement: for 11 years
VmIILi Kll. I.Kilini I M !' snce the organization of the bene
UIIUIV UIU Ull'Jff I II
Wore 8refit Cert ficates Issued
by the Royal Neighbors
for Term. . .
INSURANCE POPULAR FEATURE
Rock Island Society Has Total Mem
. bership of 150.000. With Larg
est Camp Here.
The following statement of member
ship increase was given out today
from 'the h adquartcrs of the Koyal
Neighbors of America:
lu closing the books fur the term
tiding June .10, we are pleased to re
port, to those who are interested in
fraternal beiu fieiary statistics tliat
12,J7T bent-fit cei tilic.itcs wt re issue.l,
which is within mo of being as many
as were issued all the year Uto5 and
more than were bsued all l!ie year of
U"l. If the increase continues as
well during ih latter part of tin year
during the first six months, the rec
ord - i t:tinl v will be broken, for we
haw never vet issued more than a
t title over I&.ouo in any one ytar.
Tea .Mr.-iiM-ntH a War.
During the past five years in as
sessments have been the average num
ber levied for a year, and the benefit
fund this ear has been in .such condi
tion that two assessments already have
be,n skipped, with a balance in the
benefit fund .June "O of $i::t;.2;n.S7.
'Ibis amount is a little more than two
::-isess:i(nts and much more than
overs all the outstanding liabilities.
During the first six months only four
assessments have been collected by
the society, which have brought to the
benefit fund ?."4.In71I, and during
ihe same period there has been paid
to the beneficiaries of deceased mem
bers $:;iKJ.iSS.:ju: this, added to' what
has been previously paid out to the
beneficiaries of deceased members.
:i:nour.ts to $LSn5.5:'5.0:J. This is the
1707 2-y AVI
Rock Island. III.
How many people understand
the illusive differences in the
quality of jewelry?
Here are three watch chains,
all the same pattern, all look
like gold price $1.5o, $3 and $5.
Wherein lies the difference?
The only safe way to know is
to trade at a store like ours an
exclusive jewelry store-, where
every effort is concentrated on
one particular line.
And when measured by the
test of quality, service, price or
assortment, this store has no
superior. Remember that.
I70 Vf AV8
fiocK Island. III.
XL. O Zi K I X-.
Tomorrow wo announce tho grand opening of our
GREAT PROFIT-SHARING SYSTEM, and we feel as
sured that it will eclipse everything ever attempted
hy any store in the three cities.
A large 4-page circular will be distributed tomor
row, giving full details of this great system. If you
fail to get a bill, call at our store, we will be pleased to
furnish same to you. Look for our advertisement in
this paper tomorrow evening.
AN EVENT WITHOUT AN
l.urgext (nmii Here.
I Scattered over the United Stats
here are over 1.500 local organizations
containing a membership of over 100,-
000 insured members; besides this
:here are some 50,000 members w ho do
not carry insurance. The largest camp
of the society is Camp No. 281, located
in Rock Island, having 349 beneficiary
members. This is considered the ban
ner camp of the society, but is only
thice members ahead of the next larg
est camp which is located in Spring
field. III. In the trinities there, are
about 2.000 members in the society,
nearly 1,500 of them carrying insur
ance. G. A. R. SPECIAL ON
ROCK ISLAND, TOO
Provides Daylight Service fo; Dele
gates to National Encampment
The Rock Island road has arranged
for a special train to accommodate tin
people from tin tri-eities who desire
to attend the national encampment of
the l!. A. R. at Minneapolis next month.
livery effort, will he put forth by the
management to give excellent service
en this train, which will leave Moline
at t:::.o and Rock Island at 0:45 Mon
day morning. Aug. lo, and arrive at
Minut apolis the same evening about 0
o'clock. This train will consist of the
regular chair cars and the day coaches
wi;h high back seats. The opportunity
of viewing the country along the route
will be afforded on this trip, as the
special will make a daylight run.
As stated in last night's issue of
The Argus, the headquarters train of
the Illinois delegation will leave over
the Burlington from Rock Island at S
o'clock Monday evening. Aug. PI.
EXCURSIONS ON THE W. W.
Stcnmer Busy Here This Week With
The steamer V. V. arrived this
morning from Clinton, and today made
live round trips to Linwood. where the
tri-city Odd Fellows' picnic is being
held. Tomorrow the steamer takes an
excursion of St. Paul's Lutheran
(Lurch of Davenport to Woodward's
Groe. and tomorrow evening has a
moonlight excursion under the auspices
of the young people of the Swedish
Lutheran church of this city. Friday
the V. W. goes to Linwood with the
members of St. John's Methodist
rhure'a of Davenport, and for the even
ing is chart red by P.en Hur lodge of
Davenport. Saturday the annual pic
nic of the Memorial Christian church of
this city will be held at Linwood. and
the W. W. will carry the young people
to the grounds. Sunday the boat goes
to Muscatine, making the trip under
the auspices of the Tri-City Black
Only 82 Years Old.
"I am only 82 years old and don't ex
pect even when I get to be real old to
feel that way as long as I can get Elec
tric Bitters." says Mrs. E. 11. Brunson.
of Dublin. Ga. Surely there's nothing
else keeps the old as young and makes
the weak as strong as this grand tonic
medicine. Dyspepsia, torpid liver, in
flamed kidneys or chronic constipation
are unknown after taking Electric Bit
ters a reasonable time. Guaranteed by
Ilartz & Ullemeyer, druggists. Price
There's no gift of earth or sky.
Which your rich stores withnold.
It is the breath of life to me.
Your famous Rocky Mountain Tea.
T. H. Thomas' Pharmacy.
Store That Saves You Money.
F. C. Denkmann and Other Offi
cers Are Reelected by
APPOINT NEW TEACHERS
Tax Levies of $70,000 and $30,000 Arc
Again Ordered far School and
At the annual meeting of the board
of education last evening, following the
adjournment of the regular monthly
meeting, the board organized for the
year by the reelection of the following
officers for the ensuing year:
President F. C. Denkmann.
Clerk S. S. Kemble.
Treasurer Carl llellpenstell.
President Denkmann appointed the
commit W es as last year, as follows:
Finance ami auditing. Hull and Dmk-
inann; teachers, textbooks, una disci
pline. Mclntyre and Stewart : buildings
and repairs, the entire board; insur
ance, janitors and heating. Seidel and
The same tax levy of $70.(ioo for
seiliKil purposes ami .ip,immj ior uiimii-
ing purposes, was ordered for the
year. The committee on fuel was au
thorized to secure bids for coal for the
several schools, bids to be filed wiih
the chairman, Mr. Seidel. by July "5.
The annual report, required by the
school charter was ordered published.
Appoint Xev IVnclirrr.
On recommendation of the teachers
committee, the board appointed L. B.
Swezey. a graduate of Beloit college.
teacher of history in tiie high school to
succeed J. K. Hart; and T. M. Coen,
a graduate of Leland Stanford univer
sity to succeed L. P. Denoyer as teach
er of science and mathematics.
The resignation of Miss Lillian Fi;z
uatrick as a teacher in the city schools
vns reported and accepted.
Reports of the boiler inspector show
ed that the steam boilers in the heating
plants of the various schools are in
Mr. Seidel reported that an investi
gation had been made of the case of
spontaneous combustion of cotton
waste in the manual training room of
the high school, and that the superin
tendent has directed the proper safe
guarding of the rooms. The board ap
proved the arrangements made.
Bills were allowed as follows:
Peoples Power company $ 15.'.!
Ilaitz & Bahnsen company lo;t. t:
Channon & Dufva
Charles Fiebig 2.M
L. S. McCabe & Co '
Adams & Kiting company 5.
Rock Island Hardware company 14.5n
Allen. Myers & Co 05
C. U. Telephone company !.")
Robb's Express company ll."."
R. C. Benson 2.50
Western Union Telegraph com
pany 1 -So
M. Buncher 15.'0
Julia M .Anderson 22.50
Ruth Reticker 22.50
Mary Brennan 11.25
Agatha Nevin . . .
1 5.00 ;
Jane L. Wilcox .
Julia H .Channon
L. P. Denoyer . . .
Kramer &. Co. . . .
11. B. Hayden
11. E. Brown .
C. 1 1. Seidel
D. E. Noftsker . . .
50. S 5
Illinois theater build-
Convenient to street cars and city water, and less than
five minutes' walk from the finest residence district for
Lots in our other additions are selling for double their
original price, and these lots will undoubtedly do the same
in a short time. Representative on ground every after
noon. Inquire of
SCHOOL CENSUS SHOWS INCREASE OF
OVER 700 IN ROCK iSLAND IN 2 YEARS
The results of the school census jut completed were reported by Super
intendent H. 15. Hayden last evening to the school board, with a comparison
of the figures of this year with those of the last school census in 1 !o I . Tii
eeusus this year was taken by M. Buucher. Miss Julia Anderson. Miss Ruth
Ri ticker. Miss o M. Harris. Miss Maud Robertson, Miss Mary Brtnnun,
Miss Agatha Nevin. Miss Jane L. Wilceix, Miss Julia Channon. and II. B.
Keys. The city was divided into districts, and the results regrouped into
wards. The census shows a net gain of 254 over the last census. The total
number of children under 21 is given as 7. Nil. compared with 7.557 reported
in 1!01. At the usual ratio of three to on , the population of the city, based
on the school census, would be 2:1.1:::!. The table of the census re sults follows:
First Ward . . .
Second Ward .
Third Ward . . .
Fourth Ward . .
Fifth Ward . . .
Sixth Ward . . .
First Ward . . .
Second Ward .
Third Ward . . .
Fourth Ward .
Fifth Ward ...
Sixt h Ward . . .
COMPARISON' FOR TWO YEARS.
The following shows a comparison of the number under 21 in 19o0 and
In 1904. In 19o0.
First Warn. 1.1S7 1.045
Second Ward 1.09S 1.149
Third Ward 1.301 1,300
Fourth Ward 537 579
PREPARING FOR A MEET
Company A Track Team Getting
Shape for Encampment.
The Company A track team is get
ting in some excellent practice for the
annual meet, which Is to be held at
Camp Lincoln. The men are all in
sood form and Captain Donavin is con
fident that the team will repeat their
last, performance and carry away the
honors. Sonders, in last night's prac
tice went through a trial in the 22-yard
dash in excellent form, showing him
self to be in better shape than last
year. He is counted a sure winner in
the dashes. The entries for the meet
are large, each event being well filled
and close and exciting contests are as
sured. A painless cure for pain. One's
pains are 'curable. Hollister's Rocky
Mountain Tea comes to one's relief im
mediately. Tea or tablets, 35c. T. II.
Beautiful, High, Level Lots in
il JlJ U-d
SCHOOL CEXSl'S OF Ho.
Between and 21. Under 21.
Male. Female. Total. Male. Female. Total.
. 4o:i 121 S27 r i m; 5:;:i i.oi5
. 400 41G S22 55:: 5110 1,149
. 44s 4yo i:;s o:;s 002 i.:-;oo
. 20S 250 45!) 255 ?,l 57!)
. ::G2 o90 75S 4.'5S 4X7 !)25
. 412 :!0:J 775 552 517 J.uoy
. C27 000 i,227 nil s:;:; 1,741
.2,soi 2.915 5Soo H.ss:: ;:,!ir.s 7.S11
0 and 21.
Female. Total. Male.
407 921 5K0
412 x 12 :.:,
494 99:i 057
229 43:1 217
27S 57:5 :70
413 SOS 597
504 1.1 :u so;;
2.SS7 5.704 :i.795
Fifth Ward ..
Sixth Ward . . .
. 71!) 925
ODD FELLOWS AT LINWOOD
Members of Tri-City Lodges Have An
nual Picnic Down the River.
Hundreds of tri-city Odd Fellows and
their families are spending the day at
Linwood park, the occasion being the
annual picnic of tri-city bulges of the
I. O. O. F. The steamer W. W. has
been chartered for the day, niakimj the
first trip this morning at 9 o'clock.
The features cf the picnic was a pro
gram of athletic spoils, including a
baseball game between the Moline and
Rock Island lodges.
BEER FROM WATER BARREL?
Suspicious Looking Bottles Placed
W. C. T. U. Ice to Cool.
A woman while standing in a down
town store was astonished to see two
young men walk up to a W. C. T. U.
ice water barrel and remove freini it
two bottles that hxiked suspiciously
like beer. Whether they contained;
U - J iV HA
We sK Money
Quickly and Privately
On furniture, pianos, horses, wagons and other personal
property, without removing or disturbing them in anyway.
We want you to come here for your money. We know
we can satisfy you In every detail and wish to convince
you of this fact. Our rates are reasonable. Our methods
are reliable, and you'll be astonished at the ease you can
carry a loan made through us. Whenever you find the
Q need of ready money, we'll be glad to talk it over, and as-
j sure you of prompt and courteous treatment at all times.
1 Fidelity Loan Co.,
Mitchell & Lynde Block, Room 38.
Office hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m.
West 514. New Telephone C011
GOO-OOOOGOG O C G OOOGC 0 OGOOOG
beer or merely some soft, harmle
drink could nut be ascertained, bur ;tt
least it looked like beer. The W. C.
T. U. barrels are a fine institution, but
it is almost certain that the organiza
tion placing them on the city streets
did not intend them for coolers for
bottled beer, or for any other liquid
A Hard Lot.
Of troubles to contend with, spring
from a torpid liver and bjockaded bow
els, unless you awaken them to their
proper action with Dr. King's New Life
Pills; the pleasantest and most effect
ive cure for constipation. They pre
vent appendicitis and tone up the sys
tem. 25c at Ilartz & Ullemeyer's drug
The idea of a Cough Syrup that will act
on the bowels, and thus assist in expelling
colds from the system is new and original
in Kennedy's Laxative Honey and Tar.
A certain, safe and harmless remedy for
all Coughs, Colds, Croup, Whooping Cough,
La Grippe, Bronchitis, Influenza and all
Lung and Bronchial affections. Mothers
praise the children's favorite Kennedy's
Laxative Honey and Tar
Prepared at tb laboratory of E. C. DcWITT A CO.. CHICAGO, V. 8. A
ET'TH VJLD CLOVES BLOSSOM ASD THB H0BKT BES IS 09 EVERT BOTTLE.
BOLD BY ALL DRUGGIST.
- V.1 DCCO Z. COOC COOOCC: c- C C OC O COO OO
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
and Saturday evenings. Telephone
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Announcement of Color of Primary
I. Henry 15. Hubbard, county clerk
ejf the cmintv of Uwek Inland, i-tate of
liliuoi-t, in putxiance t.f section 23 of a
law relating to piimary leetions. Ik re.
by announce t!i; t the color of the pii
mary ballots of the respective parties
to be voted at a primary election In !u
held in said county of Knck Island 011
the 4th day of August. R'uO, will be ;is
Prohibition Light blue.
Give n under my hand this 5ih day of
July. 19o0. HLNRV B. HUBBARD.