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TIIK Aft G US. FRIDAY, HAY 7, 1909.
ACCOUNTS ALL O.K,
A SPLENDID) HHF-NEWEiST
Inspector Piatt of Postoffice
Department Finishes Ex
FOR FOUR MORE CARRIERS
Postmaster Makes Application for Al
lowance Mailing Clerks to be
JOxaiiiinoil May 15.
Bisector W. B. Piatt or the post
office department today completed the
inspection of the local office and the
11 sub-stations in the city. lie found
all of the records iu first class shape,
and all of the balances were found :
be correct to a cent.
WaolM lre fnrrlrra.
Postmaster 11. A. .1. McDonald has
asked the depaitnient for an allowano. j
for four additional carriers, and this j
application is being Investigated ny
Inspector Swift. The receipts of" tit,'
local office have increase 1 40 per cent '
since the time the office was la.i 1
granted additional help, and in view
of this fact it is only reasonable t '
anticipate that the application of the i
postmaster will be given favorable
consideration'. It is planned to pro
vide one of the new men with a horse
In April the office set a new record,
rhowing an increase of about 75 per
cent ov.-r the reeeirts for April last
year. In loos the month's business
was approximately ?7,5in and tin:;
year the receipts arc over $13,000.
TO Iuxprt't t IrrkM.
Postmaster McDonald was in Peoria
yesterday for the purpose of conferring
with Chief Clerk U C. Richards of the
railway mall service and arrangements
were made for Mr. Richards to como
here May 15 to inspect the mailing
clerks of the Hock Islan.J office. The
clerks work cn a1 merit system and
promotions 'depend somewhat on their
showing in the inspection and exami
nation to be made bv the chief clerk,
hi Sunitiirr .Hlrr.
This morning the carriers appeared
in their summer uniforms. The h?avy
winter uniforms have been replaced
by suits of a lighter weight, and the
caps worn during the winter month-;
have been' discarded and the men are
now wearing a wide brimmed hat. The
uniform is not altered as far as the
fflartL SchaffiEeer &.
lis as u
O $23 $30
They are making
men and young
a terrific hit with the
men who like classy
clothes, beautiful patterning, rich color
ings and perfect draping. They are ideal
for general spring wear; dressy, aristo
cratic, smart and full of life and tone. Our
variety is really overwhelming, for this is
easily the greatest spring season of our
career. We can safely promise you the best values that
you have ever had, so do not pay out money for common
qualities until you see what uncommon ones we are feat-
YERBURY GOES INTO
Former Inspector Arranges to Open
Shop, mid lie-in with Contract
for Yolk Block.
Frank I. Yerbury, who retired this
week as plumbing inspector of the
city, on tin appointment of Thonns
Rosenfield, has arranged to engage 'n
the plumbing business for himself. II.
is a plumber of 22 year's experience,
and has served as the inspector here
for eight years. He served under four .different
Is a low price for a boy's good suit, but that is all
we ask you for our special suit that will make
your boy look smartly dressed and give "a length
of service that will surprise and please you. There is uo other boy?s
suit on the market that compares with this special suit of ours. We
have also the finest display of boy's clothing from $5.00--$12.50 within
a 100 miles.
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Rock Island, Illinois
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How to Get
Worth in Tea
Yofi may be able to buy for less
money, a tea that at first glance
looks about as good as our C0c
Boka Tea, but we are certain
that after you give our Boka Tea
a fair trial right alongside of
any other cheaper tea (and we
will include iu this test some
teas that cost the same as ours),
you will agree with us that:
First Our Boka Tea has a
flavor far superior in richness
and aroma, and is far more sat
Second A teaspoon ful of our
tea will go almost twice as far
as two teaspoonsful of most oth
er teas. Which, then, is the
most economical? Try a pound
or a half, or even a epiarter
pound of ours today, and you
will be real pleased, we know.
If you are In doubt what to
get for dinner Sunday, just cast
your eyes down this list of fresh
vegetables .and see If you don't
find something that looks good
Fresh mushrooms, cucumbers,
watercress, green and wax beans,
spinach, pie plant, radishes,
onions, carrots, turnips, aspara
gus, head and leaf lettuce, egg
plant, green peppers, parsley,
We have taken extreme care
iu selecting this list, as we shall
every day during the season, and
you can always depend on find
ing at our store the freshest,
best and most inexpensive fresh
vegetables that it will be possi
ble to get in town.
S. & S. Grocery
"Store ol Quality."
S1TTIG t STAHMER.
Cor. 7th Ave, and 17th St.
New phono 580 1. Old, 50 V.
adi;iiiiu;t;..ti:r..- .those of
(Mayors Knox. Mcf'onochie. Mct'askriu
;and Schaffer. Mr. Yerbury lias taku
(the contract for the plumbing work in
t!ie new Yolk block between Second
jand Third avenues on Seventeenth
I street, and has several other largtj
.contracts closed already. He will eon
!dtict a nliop adjoining his home.
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
Principal II. U. Brown is making the
high school grounds more beautiful bv
doing tome landscape gardening. On
the different places where the pupi'.H
have worn the grass from the sod he is
planting Powers. When the.-e blossom
it will add greatly to the beauty of the
Mr. 1'dden took the trigonometry
class out yesterday afternoon to the
hill on Seventh avenue. The students
measured the height, of the hill. it
l;;ok longer than was expected and
the pupils were left to complete the
work alone. Mr. I'dden returning for a
seventh period recitation. The meas
urements were completed about 3:20.
Pleasing- Programs Arc Provid
ed for Those Attending
BIG CROWDS ATTENDING
Kvent at the Kink Is I'rovin a Great
Succchs Little Xcwshoy Is to
Sinj; this i:vcniii.
and the Harriet and North Star passed
north.' The stage of water was 11 at
t; a. in. and ln.fio at noon.
TOWER WILL OPEN
FOR SEASON SUNDAY
tVncrrt Will lie tiiven by Orchestra
and the New Alt rail ions Will
CLARK iS GQfvlINO
Sole Survivor of Band Whom
Black Hawk Fought to Pay
IS TO SPEAK AT ANDALUSIA
McCarthy Served for
Years as Patrolman.
Dennis McCarthy, one of the patrol
men who has been let out under the
reorganization of the force since the
change iu the administration, was one
of the veteran officers of the depart
ment. He has served for 18 years as
a patrolman, and was one of the most
popular men who walked heats. He
has a good record for efficiency in his
service for the city, and his retire
ment is regretted by many.
?wT!l2nti Pure inv.
Lj; Never" IJ
Kock Island Kaglcs have set the
pace for excellent entertainments. In
connection with the annual fair now
in progress 'at the lug skating rink,
they have supplied the visitors with
such entertainment as is only seen at
the bet amusement houses. Last ev
ening the Dago quartet, composed of
four popular Rock Island young men.
captivated an audience numbering over
l.ooo, by rendering some of the hits
of the season. They were applauded
I'ollork Trlu Hear)!.
The Pollock trio, composed of t lie
Misses Babe and Fannie Pollock and
Israel Pollock, constitute one of the
happiest selections of musical talent
to he found any place. Miss Babe
Pollock is a sweet singer. She has
consented to appt ar at various limes
during the fair. Her sister. Miss Fan
nie, is accomplished on the piano, and
the violin solos by the brother arc
features of merit.
The catch of the evening was made
by "Colonel" Jajnes Sloan, who, to
gether with Irwin" Arnold, presented
the sketch, "A Trip to Africa." Slean
gave an imitation or three dogs in a
family quarrel, which brought the audi
ence into hysterics of laughter, and, as
he says', "almost to the stage of bark
Si'fwiiboy to $Iiik.
The entertainment tonight will con
sist of a vocal solo by Miss Amanda
Schmidt, a vocal solo by Fred Empke
and songs by Master Barney Bristman
the little Rock Island newsboy enter
tainer. Other feature numbers will be
Tlie formal opening of Uie Watch
Tower which was positioned last Sun
day oir account of the iiulemen
weather, will take place Sunday after
noon, according to the present plans
of the management. Yv'hile tin: inn
was open for business last Sunday, it
was not considered 'formally opened
and the concert features were not in
augurated. This time, however, the
weather permitting, the summer reson
season will be ushered in with an or
chestra concert and the epening f
all the places or amusement to the
public. The Tower has a number of
new attractions added to its lists thi.-j
"In February our daughter had the
whooping cough. Mr. Lane of Hart
land, recommended Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy and said it gave his
customers the best of satisfaction. Vc
found it as ho said, and can recom
mend it to anyone having children
troubled with whooping tough," says
Mrs . A. Moss of Durand, Mich,
sale by all druggists.
fan Probably Ue Seemed for Talk
at Watch Timer if Matter Is
William O. Clark of Drylown, CiI..
lhe sole survivor of the hardy crew
v.hom Black Hawk s-aw coming down
the hills southwest of Miiaa on tiiil
historic occasion when the cliiei'taui
climbed a tree at the Watch Tower, to
look for tlw enemy, will be lure Sen
day, May 1;. lie comes on i:i vital io:i
extended by the Andalusia Memori.il
society and will .peak in that village
at the Baptist church the evening .-f
V.-.-.o Kith and at the t iwn hall the fol
lowing evening. There is no dou'u
that he would be rl.( 1 to vi:-ii the
Watch Tower and ve ry likely he can
he soenrtd lo address I lie old settle; s
or any others who may he interested
sufficiently. to take the mailer up wi'li
as being a vemarkahly srrong and act
he ma;i for his age. Much of his time,
even in recent yeaio. has been given
to temperance lecture tours.
Mr. Clark's coming will be an event
of unusual interest to those who are
interested iu the early history of this
All the news all the time THE
.The Columbia was in from the south
i rasa I
Tickles and Pleases
A Crisp, Flavory Delicacy.
"The Taste Lingers"
Popular package lOc; Iiarsje
Family Size 15c.
In a letter to R. 11 Reede, secretary.
Fr!of the Andalusia Me.amial association',!
written 'at his former home, at Plain ;
field. 111.,, he says he will lie open to1
engagements here en and after Miyj
1;. The firH address at Andalusia isj
to be iu t!:o tempera. ice cause for!
which he has been an ard ml worker;
for, many years. The'Monday address
will be neon the Black Hawk w-ir and
the early history of this community. j
Cnn-rr Vox! Itriniirknblp.
The Argus liar? referred tit various
times to the remarkable career of Mr.
Clark. He f.rst caT.e to Chicago when
there vaj nothing there but Fort Dear
born and a few" traders' huts and In
dian wigwams. He took part in the
Black Hawk war as a lad in his teens
and later livej . in Mercer ctminy.
Seventy years ago he removed to Cal
ifornia, where he has si'iee lived. He
IS now 92 years of age and is described
Ullemeyer, the Clothiers
All Day Saturday Specials.
A SHOP CAP FREE TO EVERY WORKMAN . .
Brownie Overalls, 2 5c quality 19c
All 50c Children's Spring Hats and Caps 39c
All $1.00 Straight Knee Pants 75c
One-third off on all Boys' Straight Knee Pants .'.$1.25
Boys' Baseball Spits. Dandies 50c
Boys' Corduroy Bloomer Pants, $1.25 values 95c
Men's GSc and 75c Union Made Shirts 50c
Men's $1.25 and $1.35 Work Pants $1.00
Ullemeyer, the Clothier
Beats Them All.
See them at
1010 Third Ave., Kock Island