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Tim ARGUS. : WEDNESDAY jj
i. us w
ut . nttrt
g on on
Saturday, July 4
In to' dis-
- . bik m ;v v "r
I used corn
le there it
Irve on the
l at the last
lit into effect
I e salaries of
I post office em
!$100 a year
Imying the aa
1 that the clerk
lade of efflcien
i met the sal
fh year by the
la certain limit
ho were placed
lease are: H. G
r. Bladel, Henry
Rolbum. A. W.
loch, Edward N.
McCarty, - Fred
lexton, P. C. Sim-
I meed from a sal
to $1,000. Their
' ' in the postoffice
Itdvance in salary
fatal clerks' salary
I ho were affected
lire: W. F. Frey
Izard, Miss Sarah
liouist. Miss Nellie
Potter, George H
Blanche W. Ram
n ' -7 -
station clerks. Au-
William T. Hartz,
Wf P, Amraerman,
n increase -of from
jstoffice 19 employes
Increase of $100 a
eee are clerks, and
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Suit Sale That's
We sold more suits Saturday than in any "one day since we
have been in Rock Island, and at that there is plenty left for you
to get a suit that's the greatest value you have ever. had. -
Suits worth up to $27.50, yours for
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Not a few, but hundreds to select from.
The London is Always There With the Goods
The kind" that wear and hold their color.
Manhattan and Emery, : the two best lines in
the country, M:fi-'yl ' .'c X.
$1-00 tot $3i00r
If you arejooking for swagger. Straws and Pan
amas hats ; with real sty le individuality, the
largest variety of shapes and prices that are re
markably low. you need look tLfg r 4i 1 f
no further. We have them. & Vt tU X J
Outing Trousers, Underwear, Hosiery, Neckwear, - elts.
m v r t .. t - . a.
l runKS, v auses. rnces ngnK
When You Buy Here It's Easy to Dress Well.
YOU KNOW US
wtou will leave this
go and Racinef Wis.
Vdolph Bufe left last
eddiiig tour to Calt-
. C. Stanton returned
ni an extended visit
O. L. Pratt "have re
fer spending a few
5 in Chicago and sub-
abricker and G. L.
ployees at the arsenal
for Portland, Ore., to
atioii. - - .
M. W. Battles have
cimtain, Mich., for an
.Ith their daughter and
Mrs. H. Sturtz.
hwthorne and daughter
y. of this city arrived
! terday to spend a few
They will probably
shocker of 723 Twen. THREE BALLGAMESATFORMER
i . . . jj i
here she has been em
start at the postoffice.
till 'leave soon for Chi-
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' Children's, .
EAGLE TO SCREAM
Big Picnicsto bs Held on Fourth
at Coal Valley and
of Rock Island will vocalize and there
rwill be a ball game.. . ,
An old fashioned picnic haS been ar
ranged for Watertown at; which Con
gressman McKinney will tell - of bis
trip to the orient and W. A. Meese
will tell of the early history of the
community. " : .
Time Found Also for Number T of
Speeches Judge Olmsted Billed ,
for Address at Harris' Grove.
- Among the Fourth of July celebra
tions to be held in the county next
Saturday are picnics at Coal Valley
iry, one of Mplines pio
rfied yesterday evening
1621, Sixth avenue. Mo- and at Harris' grove Edgington
: born in Ireland in 1823 At the former place there are to be
America in 1847 in com-1 tnree bau ; games. " one between ihe
4 brother, the. late vI East Moline Independents and -th?
.. . .. .j ti,0r0 Moline Eldorados In the morning and
. '. ' u I in (tip nftprnnnrt Pnnl Vnllvir will t1
SILVER CIRCLE ELECTION
Miss ,2ella flarrett Heads, First Metlv
A ' odist Auxiliary. ; .
Th Silver Circle of the First Meth
odist: church met last evening at the
home of Miss Zella Barrett Und elect:
ed tte following officers: y
Pnident Miss Zella Barrett. "
First vices: president MIsa Mary
Snyd r. V r ,M - :
Set,ond vice president Miss' Minnie
Th-Jd vice ; vtesident Miss Jennie
Acketman. h- 1 ; -.. . ' .
r Se(iretary-MVss' Alta Cralle. " V
Tmasurer Miss Carrie Danielson
TO UNITE. FLEETS
Rock Island and DavenDort
Boat Clubs to Join in Cruise
-to Muscatine the Fourth.. '
LEAVE EARLY IN MORNING
Expected That 20 Power Boats Will
. Make the Trip In Command of 7
- One of the Commodores, .".
where, they will; tie up until evening.
when they will commence the last por
tion of their long trip. The plans of
the club are to .entertain; the down
state launch owners as far as possible
that they may. receive a good impres
sion of this city and, its launch club.
Just what will be the nature of the. en
tertainment has . not . yet been : deter
of . V
A bv his m tne aiternoon uoai vauey.-wiu piay
ohn .Mc- both teams. This would rseem ; to
A. Court- pretty nearly fill the bill buf It is'an
Alrs. A. H. nounced that there Is to be sneaking
The fu- and time is to be found for (be reading
afternoon of the Declaration of Independence
WITHDREW, ' THE PETITION
No r'searing in Court as to the Sanity
r.:. i -of Silvis Postmaster, v V
- YIcor,Dumbeck,- postmaster at Sil
via,1 was brought to Rock Island yes
terday, afternoon and thla; morning
brought before Judge R. W. -Olmsted
brj a petition filed by his wife, asking
and for the Coal Valley brass hand to j for 9 inquiry as to his sanity. After
I anuil a four 'Tfl a nrqtAfd Ova in Ki fVTri- . . i . r
runnitc w. w , Uie jtjiry naa( oeen seieciea airs, uum-
A '. CH0nUO W. -McCaskrin and F. W." Herges of j beck , withdre the petition and the
hearing was. dismissed. It was claimed
h - - this city and W. A. Johnson of Da ven
y Park Opening porL ' ' . 1 .
,ether.: I - Jndice OIntiteI Spraker. .:r
Harris. Krove Judge BiWj.iDlia-j ki.
that Mr. Dumback.was suffering from
a nervous r or
Representatives of the boat clubs
of this city and Davenport met atthe
club house of the Island City Boating
association, last evening jand the prop
osition of some of the members that
the two clubs unite in the cruise to
Muscatine the Fourth was acted upom
It .was decided that thej boats from
the two clubs will leave here at ' 5
o'clock in the morning Saturday. The
fleet will probably be in charge of
either the Davenport ; commodore or
Commodore Carson s of the local club
It lis not known just;how.-many of the
boats will go? but the number is estl
mated at about 20. ', ' ' ;
:-. T Meet, Vtaltow. ; i :Vr iSj
- The local club also- selected a rep
resentative to, go. up Rock, river, tomorrow-
"and meet ' the , launeb fleet
iwiilchsostoghere oil Its way tot
CALLS A SPECIAL MEETING
Militia to Act Tomorrow On Invitation
to the Sham Battle'.'
Captain Ed Dunavin has called a
special meeting of Company" A for to
morrow evening at the armory hall to
consider further the project of taking
part In the sham battle that is sched
uled to take place in Davenport on the
Fourth and in which the local com
pany has received an invitation, to
participate. At ' the last regular drill
night there were about 15 of the men
who desired to take part in the affair
and it is thought, that .there will be. a
large number of the" men who will ac
cept the invitation A, Company. B of
the Iowa rational guard.
Blaze Caused by SponanJous Cembus- .
tion Partially Destroys Coal Sheds .
, " Before Checked. ' '
Fire;; which started " about 3 : 30 tb Is
morning in the coal sheds of the Twin
City .Rendering -company's ; plant,west ""?".
of the city for a time . threatened to ,
destroy the entire plant. Spqntanious ; .
combustion is the theory advanced in'
regard to the origin of the fire! aa there ;
is no other way that It could have
started. The men", at; the ; plant used
the fire apparatus-of the -i factory to
good advantage and with the - water
from the company's own 'pumps the :
fire. was extinguished before the.svhole.
of 'the coal sheds had become ignited.
The; damage . was confined almost - en ,
tlrely to the coal. ' ; . -''"'..' ; - ' :
COUNTY COr:iTTEE TD ; :
"keet TC":nnow t::::iT 5 "A
IS TAKEN ToTiillKOOTH
Roy Seharer is Turned Over to , the
r Sheriff . .From There f : , ,
Satisfactory . arrangements being
made witn County Judge R. W.. Olmw
sted the i.heriff today turned ' oven
Roy: Schater-.to Sheriff ; Ira Dilley. oJ
Monmouth, where Seharer is wanted brt
a- burglary - charge.- Seharer was cod
Organization to Asserobfa
iRock - Island SweV to
for prelim vkj ..
Ne is to
ise . at 8 c c;
arrange I . r -' the'v.
fors,the Various co
ir . the- provisions of.tLs
rlmary law.';, " ';-- - :