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THE Mli3TTJ,r VDOTSDY.V JUT Y90ff
TO BE COACH
Milo O. Smith of Council Bluffs
Succeeds Warren T. Powell
' at High School.
IN NOVELTY RACES
IS " ELECTED BY BOARD
'Will Teach History ami Direct Ath--,
eliCs Has Had Experience in
Both IJnes of Work.
At the regular meeting of the board
of education last evening. Milo O.
Smith of Council Bluffs was elected a
jziember of the high school faculty to
Succeed Warren T. Powell, whose
resignation was accepted. Mr. Powell
has taken a position in the Smith acad
tmr in Louis. : The new instructor
in addition to teaching history will be
the director of athletics at the school,
and in. addition to Jhis salary of $85
a month, will receive $150 a year from
the atMetic association for bis work
as director and coach. Mr. Smith s
Ja graduate of Grinnell college and has
bad teaching experience. His ability
as an athletic' director, which. is per-
m bap's . of ' more general interest, has
teen demonstrated. J He played . end
and quarterback on the Grinnell team,
coached the second team of the col
lege,' and directed the team at the
'Doane college at Crete, Neb. He has
also hpd track team experience and
will be" able, to assume entire charge
of, the school . athletic ,' teams; Mr.
Smith is a musician of. considerable
talenL and he -already is planning 10
"organize , a,, high school band. The
school already has an excellent or
chestra. .. ' .
Mr. Smith is 29 years old. He is a
married man,, and he and his wife will
mjike their home here, before the open
ing of. the .school term.
'' . Mina Barelny Rnlgai).
". The resignation of Miss Clara Bar
clay, instructor in mathematics, was
accepted, ind the board authorized th3
principal iand superintendent to select
a teacher to succeed her. subject to
the board's approval. Miss Barclay
has taken a position in Peoria.
To I'uhllNh Report.
The board authorized the seereta.-y
to have the annual report published m
the daily papers of the city. The clerk
. . .10.75
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. . 4.48
. . 5.85
. . 10.80
. . 3.50
. . .75
. . 2.20
. . 4.00
Former Takes Prize for (JoitiR Hack
wards and Latter for Slow 0er--at
ion Sociable Held. -
session. iHlic ljiclrt; f)f the painting 1
the various buildings will be opened,
at a special meeting to be "called by
President F. C. Denkmann. Two mem-J ' "" ' ;
bers of the board were absent last " ; ' '. . -."" . ...
evening, and only routine ' matteis isiana wiy uoaimg assuwauuu
were considered, v I -Launches Compete in Two
Principal H. E. Brown of the high ( n . , pAT,Alt
school submitted a report showing , .-. .
$447.22 collected for the rental and' :
sale of textbooks. A report from Sup-j Kay DTI C AMft DAIMTCR AIM
more collected for tuition.
Bill for Muntb.
The bills for the month
lowed as follows:
Spencer & Trefz'i -. ......
C. U. Telephone company
Hartz & Bahnsen company
Peoples Power Company .
Rock Island Hardware Co.'
Henry Dart's Sons .....
Young & McCoiubs .....
Channon & H.ufva. .
Electric Construction Co.
Clemann & Salzmann . . .
George 11. Kingsbury ...
George L. Schmid
Rock Island Wood Works
Krell & Johnston
Fred J. Hodges
Rock Island JLumber Co. .
S. S. Kemble
R. E. Finley
H. L. Schill
J, II. Cleland J U9.00
W. C. Maucker 62.40
The Mill Store 8.4 8
H. E. Brown 6.40
II. D. Mack .."...' 40.00
J. B. Ingalls 65
L. S. McCabe & Co. 32.38
DUBUQUE ON WAY
FROM ST. LOUIS
Will lie in in Morning With Record
Breaking Crowd of Passengers
Two I'uckets Pass Here.
The steamer Dubuque will be in port
tomorrow morning from St. Louis oa
its first trip of the season between the
two cities. The passengers will be
Riven a trolley ride around the three
cities. The boat leaves on the return
tiin at 3:15 in the afternoon. The
1-assenger list on this trip is reported
io have set a new record, though the
lound trip to Rock Island has always
ieen very popular.
The steamer St. Paul arrived from
the north hree hours later than the
tegular scheduled time today. This
delay was made at St. Paul, so that
ihn delegates to the Christian En
deavor convention might attend the
lr.st meeting of the conference. Mon
day nieht the St. Paul took out a moon-
was also instructed to notify all coal i!?nt excursion from St. Paul. This is
dealers to submit bids for supplying . ,fcf rst excursion pvpr tafcen out hv
school buildings. The ;a. Diamond Jo boat.
A large number of people attended
the sociable given by the ladies of the '
Island City Boating association last j
evening and besides partaking of the
Ice cream . and other refreshment
which were served, they witnessed twr i
verv interesting races. These were!
the slow race, and the backward race.
The former was won by the launcn
"Pointer,' owned by A. W. Hatch.
The Pointer has a three horse ipower
Perfection engine and it was made to
run so slow that the boat barely moved
through the water. "The engine in the
"Black Hawk," owned by H. W. Ben
l'ett, , although intended for speed,
ptoved that it, too, could be controlled
f.o as to run very slow and the Black
Hawk was second in the race. T"cc
were several other boats in the rac,
but in attempting to keep pace with
the winner, their engines all stopped,
which disqualified them.
The backwards race was won by the
"Myrtle," owned by G. A. Jencke. The
winner was the only boat to cross the
finish line, as the rest of the boats
which started either gave it up or were
disqualified; After the races were ovr
the boats, commenced hauling passeiiv
gcrs for short trips out on the river
and this was continued for several
i.eurs. Several hundred people were
entertained in this way during the
Commodore l.rnvra City.
A special meeting of the club" has
been called for tomorrow evening and
the members are requested to be pres
ent as the election of a new commo-
dore will in all probability take place.
Commodore T. E. Carson, whose ser
vice in that capacity dates from the
time the club was organized, has left
the city to make his home at Spokane,
Wash., and that leaves the club with
out a head officer. No one as yet has
come out for the office and who will
be elected is not known. In additio.i
tc the election of commodore, ftiere is
considerable other business which re
quires the attention of the club.
fuel' for the
bids are to be submitted at the August
don'Hail to cut, the coupon in
this paper and take it to your.
The steamer Quincy was in port to
day on its regular trip to St. Paul. Sev
eral Rock Island residents boarded the
boat here for various points up - the
river. - '
GASOLINE STARTS A
Lalorer's Jlieakfast Is lelaycd
. . the Accident. .
The fire department was called to
'the rear of 120 Forty-fifth street this
'morning at 4:35. A barn .which had
grocer, and exchange for a 25 r"dVVo. "Zt.
rPrtt narknnP nf PprPna flPP as totally destroyed. The house was
ceru pacKage 01. uerena iree. nf,linipd hv severa, iab0rers. and
m hile the men were preparing brea'.;:
fast a gasoline stove explodM. setting
f;re to the building. The loss, -which
is covered by insurance, is several
It means health to you.
MOTK The Ct-rena coupon is good at
any jcrocer's. wherever located, so cut it
out and present it to YOl'R grocer and
Ket a 25c package of Cerena FREE.
You Can't Beat This
Policy Xo. 13800. .
Company MASSACHUSKTTS MUTUAL LIFE IXSUIt
- ANCK CO.MPAXV of Sprinsrleld, Mass. Incorporate
. eil J8.11.. W. S. Harden, General Agent, :i-;t-tU-Mayer
Building, Peoria, ' III. " .
"' The Insured Henry C. Walters (deceased).
Of Rock Island, 111. (Ir2 1 Twentieth street.)
Beneficiary Miss JKthel S. Xickerson, Rock Island, III.
(921 Twentieth street.)
Insured deceased June 1IXM) and claim
. promptly. .
Plan Ten Payment Life. - Annual dividend.
Issued Age 33, June 25th, 1806.
Annual premium Participating $51.2(1.
Ten payments at $51. 20 amount to
Annual dividends which were paid to date
Total Xct Cost of the policy amounted to only $212.14
, .(43 Years of Protection.)
.' Face of the policy was . $1,000.00
E.cess of face anionnt of pol icy over cost was $787.80
The policy had a cash surrender value at any time which the in
sured ' could have availed himself of if he desired. The amount ot
this cash surrender value on June 25, 1909, would have been $808.47.
Excess amount of this cash over cost would have been $59C.33, be
sides protection n his life during all the time he held policy in the
amount of. $1,000. The policy had a loan value at any time and the
. insured was obliged to make a loan on the above policy in the amount
of $300, which amount was deducted from the face of the policy on
payment of the claim.
. This is the second claim paid" this year In Rock Island by the
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company through General Agent
. W. s. Darden of Peoria, 111. The other claim was in the amount of
$2.00Ct paid to Colonel Frank E. Hobbs of the U. S. A., Rock Island
Arsenal, in January last on account of a policy held by Thomas J.
Hobbs. the father of Colonel Hobbs. " -
; WheSpeclmen policies and literature will be sent by mail upon request.
epend.n o11? 8tate and the amount ot insurance desired. Why
- worthies J.kw aBBe88ment insurance, which sooner or later becomes
on the market taTbv'r7- G?t the beSt
npOMORROW we will inaugurate our
1 ANNUAL CLEARING SALE,
offering hundreds of pairs of shoes,
oxfords and slippers. The bargains arc
ready. The real bargains in good mer
chandise, which have kept this store in first place for gen- v
uine value giving. This sale will be true to our past record, y
Old customers know what it means, new ones have a chance
to learn. ' -
Men's oxblood and tan
blncher style, military heel,
:lar $:i.50 and $4.0ii values .
Men's patent colt oxfords,' swellest
in town. Regular $3.00 and' $3.50
now .I."..' $2.49
One lot men's tan oxfords . . $1.98
One lot men's $3.00 patent
shoes, now $2.29
49c and 59c
, Women's canvass . .", 1 ....... .
Misses oxfords, black and tan.
Children's oxfords, black and
Ladies' kid oxfords
Ladies' kid shoes 98c
Women's serge shoes 69c
Boys' calf shoes 98c
Men's canvass shoes and oxfords
gray and tan 98c
Children's pumps with ankle straps,
in red and
patent : 59c
Ladies' pumps with ankle straps In
tan and gray suede and patent and
golden brown - '
Ladies' oxfords in tan and wine. Reg
ular $3.00 and $3.50 values j
Ladies' patent oxfords, welt and turn
all swell lasts, button or lace. Reg
ular $3.00 and $3.50 values
now . .". $2.49
Ladies' patent and golden brown ox
fords. Regular $2.25 and $2.50
values, now $1.69
Get the best and most liberal contract
neral Agent p i,lsacnuseu8 Mutual uie. w. a.
Assets, Jan. 1, 1909, ,51120 , . ;
932.00. Surplus of $3,878,199 ' lnsurance in force, $227,505,-
" A purely mutual "old line" comnan
(lends to. - mpany- stockholders to
. (Good contracts will be given the right kind
ot men to represent
IN FIRST FLIGHT
Cady and William Middleton of
Rock Island Qualify at Des
SUCCESSFUL AFTER A TIE
I-'ichl So Large That Opening; Hounds
Are .Not Completed Till This
Captain D. W. Wisherd has returned
from Joliet and Peoria. . .
Mrs. J. E. Asay. left this noon for
Chicago to spend several days.
C. W. Frost left on the " steamer
Quincy this morning for Dubuque.
Miss Cora McKown is spending ta
few days in Clinton, visiting i with
Mrs. M. A. Patterson returned . to
Chicago this noon, after a brief visit
with relatives here. ,
Mrs. J. II. Morrison and children
have gone to Oconomowoc and Wau
kesha, Wis., for a month's stay.
.Dr. W. ,11. Ludewig will return
this evening from a business trip to
Alabama and other southern points.
Mrs. James McGarvey and daughter.
Marian, of Springfield are visiting
Rock Island relatives for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderson of
Detroit, are visiting at the residence
of James Carl, S)25 Twenty-third
Dr. J. R. Hollowimsh will leave this
evening for Dos Moines to attend the
meeting of the Iowa Surgical and Clin
Miss Julia LahifT and Mrs. L. Rhein
hart, who have been visiting their
brother, H. V". Lahiff, have returned Jo
their home in St. Louis.
L. Simon left today for Frankfort,
Mich., to ?;pend a week with his wif'j
tmd daughter. Miss Klsa Simon, who
urt- sojourning there for the summer. .
Misses Julia Beck and Emma Young
have gone to St. Louis for a visit.
They are making the trip as passen
gers on the Diamond Jo steamer St.
Paul. , -
Claus Dau was called to Sunbury.
Iowa, last evening because of a serious
accident which happened to his young
est daughter, who had four fingers
Jacob F, Swa:ik of Forreston. 111.,
Illinois factory inspector, isin the city
inspecting local establishments with a
view of finding' if any children undor
age are employed.
-Mrs. Woodruff Clum has returned
to her home at Rochester, N". Y., after
;.n extended visit here. She was ac
companied as far as Chicago by her
Lit her. Dr. Carl Bernliardi.
Harry Wullenwaber of Biooonngton
was In the city yesterday calling on
friends. Mr. Wullenwaber was for
merly connected with C. S. McDanieis
in the real estate business here.
Mr. and Mrsi George Edwards are t.rably to add to the great attractive
among the passengers on board the nees of this season of the Barnum &
steamer Quincy which stopped' here r&iley greatest show on earth. There!
today bound for St. Paul. They will s hardly a moment during the three
Fi end the summer at northern lakes, hours that-the circus Is at its height
that the crowds are not tauguing hi
some of the funny Ft tints performed
by the droll fellows.
With ths clows this season are a
Des Moines, July 14. The 36-hole
qualification round of the ninth annual
championship tournament of the Trans-
Mississippi Golf association was finl
ished in a driving rain today. F. P.
Thurston of Minneapolis had the best
card, 178. In the late squad. "William
Chambers and J. B. Lindsay of Omaha
turned in 1S5 and went into a tie at
the end of the list. '
Five of those tied at 1S5 were suc
cessful in landing in the champion
ship flight. The fortunate ones were
Donald McClain of Des Moines, A. A.
McClure of Omaha, J. D. Cady of Rock
Island. F. L. Woodward of Denver,
and William D. Middleton of Rock Is
land. CniiKht by Dnrknrxn.
After 13 hours of playing it was
found impossible to complete the qual
ifying round yesterday. The first pair
in the round left the initial tee at 7
a. m. and fit 8:30 p. m.. when it had
become too dark to see the ball-, there
were still about a dozen pairs on the
links with their 3G holes not com
Harry Legg of the Minlkahda club
of Minneapolis had the best card turn
ed In by those of the 100 starters who
finished, his mark being ICC. Spragne
Abbott of the Omaha Country club was
second with 170.
planned and many are the skits and
burlesques that are introduced to set
h crowds m- a roar. There are tail
clowns and short ones, fat fellows who
exude hunior.-and lean chaps with the
hungry look that compels laughter.
And how they seem to-mistrcK -one
another oecasionally. There are the
rao fellows who will fight and are ar-
K Eted and carried off by'the police.
Many of the clowns bring properties
to their aid and pome of them use
hiuhly trained animals. One of the
iatf st skits is a burlesque Airship that
t pells ruin to the merry Andrews who
by the buffoons. One of the stunts is
n funny acrobatic act in which the
clowns -taking part; are thrown about
as if they were devoid of bones. There
is the clown who is phased by the- bull
dog that does his best to tear the sett
out of the poor fellow's trousers, and
ether things too numerous to mention.
Interest in trie coming of the Bar
num & Bailey circus is reaching a high
pitch. The big show is. to be seen .u
Davenport Saturday, July 21.
At tie Airdome. Mae LaPorte and
her coinpnny played to anot.'nr iarijj
try to operate it. There Is a comic.il audience at the airdome last night.
Aulic expedition and there Is a ban J i The play was "Mae, a Child of Nature"
cf mighty hunters who are afraid of end it was enjoyed by all present
the animals hunted. Some of the , Miss LaPorte in the part of "Mae" was
great acts In the circus are burlesqued at her best. The company changes its
tills four times a week and have some
good plays in store . Today and to.
morrow they -present the.four act "s
turned comedy . drama "A Brother's
" Takahira MiyNot Come Back. ";
- Tokio, July 14. If lis confidentially
whispered , here , in well informed cir
cles" Ambassador .Takahira will 'not re
turn to his post at Washington. .-j
MONEY TO LOAN
On Rear Estate Security.
LL'DOLPH & REYNOLDS
Mitchell & Lynde Building
Circus Full of Comedy. Sixty of the
world's funniest flowns help lmmeas-
Mrs. Grace Parish and daughter,
Georgia, returned to their home in
Peoria this morning. They were ac-
VnmnanlaH hv MlCa MflTV flmVPR t
this cityAwho will visit at their home number of celebrated fellows who have
for several' weeks.
, won tame m France ana uermany
The versatility of these men is very
All the news all the time THE pronounced. All of the work of th
A.RQUS. - . . clowns is carefully thought out and