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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY. JULY 12, 1011.
HULL IS AGAIN
HEAD OF BOARD
Educational Directors Hold An
nual Meeting and Bod7 Is
NEW MEMBERS ARE SEATED
IX "Welch and S. R- Keaworthj
Take Place of William B. Mo
lByre and C. H. SeideL
The uaul meeting of the board
of education was held last evening
at the board room in the high school
and the reorganization of the body
wit effected, the two new member
recently elected. A. D. Welch and 8.
R. Kenworthy, taking the place of
C. H. Beldel and William B. Mcln
tyre. Hamlin H. Hull, now the old
eat member of the board, was re
elected to the presidency of the
board and 8. S. Kemble was again
named as secretary. H. B. Simmon,
cashier of the Rock Island National
and the Central Trust ' Sarin
banks. a named as treasurer, suc
ceeding Carl HellpensteU of the Peo
ple's National, who set-red in that
capacity for 11 years. Mr. Mcln
tyre. in relinquishing his position as
a director, spoke briefly on behalf
of himself and Mr. Setdel. He ex
pressed the hope that the harmony
and good feeling, which character
ised the work of the board during
the past decade, might continue in
years to come. A. G. Anderson re
plied on behalf of the board and
ththe retire directors for , year. Th. bo,rd expre89ed thelr 8?.
i preciation and approved of the offer
.rT"'? JrroR retire. . nnd a;uhor1ze superintendent Hay-
Mlc.ha-1 Collig&n. janitor at the,dcn tn mall, tj, necessary arrange-
hi?b school for 27 years past, ten-, mf.nUi nt the hejr-.nning cf the fall
iuu niTurg tojtT. nigai ana it m
adapted with rerrt. Mr. rolligan
felt that hi health has fa.il?1 to such
an extent that further work ie not
adrftiAble and for that reason he de
siri to be rM"red of his d'J'is. The
board directed that an expression of
apiTf-'ai-irui for lent; and faith
ful eervite be sent to the veteran
T'ref.j'-lTJf Hull rr'aie only sch
chaates in thr standing coromi' tei
of t'-e as wen; rjt '---,ar-
thro';-''' tfc change in the personnel
cf 'he l."f!r. As reorganize! the
cowmiT'fs are; Finance, Cleaveland
and Anderson; teachers, text books
Tnd discipline. Anderson and Ken- i
. . . n K - . . . 1 1 ; j i . 1
.u... Uumu.iik auu .uiiu"emfl
,nd Cleveland insurance.' Janitors 1
and beating. Kenworthy and Hull.
The board gave its attention to
.' he needs of the district for the com
ing year and it was voted to make a
levy r,T $95,000 for educational pur
poses and one of $35,000 for build
ing purposes. This is practically the
ame as was made by the board last
year. The building levy is large be
cause of the improvements being
made in three of the city's rade
OTHFH BI SINE IJONE.
A report from Architect O. Z. Cer-
iu io eueci idi me worn,
of improvement is being done in a
satisfactory manner and that ft ,
progressing nicely. The board, act-(
ing on the recommendation of a spe-
Hal committee, decided to install a
fcoyal smokeless down draft boiler j
at the Eugene Field building, where ;
extensive changes are being made.
The clerk of the board was in-;
in utiuu iu wrtruie ior me usual
toal supply for the different schools.
The usual condition as to quality !
ua aeiiTerr were agreea upon. A ;
tion company including a plan
light more effectively the assembly
V . .-v..w ,
ana reierrfa io me proper rommiT-
. T-1 J . i 11
r , i-i n -, 1- j
Bats In tht Cellar
Ulet la tht Pantry
Cockroachis fa tht Kiichia
Whtt can be more dlaarrweable than
home infested with vermin! Destroy
them with Stearns' Electric Rt and I
Koach paste, the standara extermin
ator for more than thirty rears.
Kills off rats, mice or cockroaches in
a simile nlrht. Does not blow away
like powders: ready for use: nothing
to mix. The only exterminator sola
under an absolute guarantee of money
bark If It falls.
Sold everywhere. Be sure to rt th
genuine: 2c and II. SO. Stearns' Elec
tric Paste Company, Chics so, II L
Sels by All Drv1at.
Popular 7c Per Copy
Operatic 15c Per Copy
Cable Music House,
HAMLIN H. HULL
Reelected president of the Rock
Island board of education last even
ing, a body of which he is now the
oldest member in point of service.
authorized to purchase kindling for
the different school buildings. The
bond of the newly appointed treas-
urer was fixed at the usual amount.
$150,000. "i blood were dripping from the upper
more TR.4TELI5G LIBRARIES. j span of the bridge to the lower por
An offer was received from the 11-
...... . .. . ,. ,. MTSTERI ABOIT IT.
board of directors of the public 11- . , , ,
, i To whom the horse belonged is a
brary to Install traveling libraries j act which not yet beeQ agce
in three additional school buildings, j tained. and how the horse ever reached
the Eugene Field, Irving and Grant the Rock Island right-of-way which is
schools on the ame plan as was elevated clear across the island is an
employed at the other buildings last othPr V" .'or conjecture. Th a
term. Lsatr t:ns pian a r.urarj "i
aoout t" volumes was piaiea in ea'-u
school ronrw. third grade and high-
c-r. Ihese r.or r3 wrrc apprc:3iea
very much and tied vPry Keneraliy
bv laree rmnber of th pupils thus
t-mUns the htncfits of the rubiic
library to children iivir. at ome
ct 4 nrpi .1'fi' :- tri-- rm r-itm ana
purpose ( f th:i t)fff-v.
nnnr.R hei-ohts i't si tnr.i).
Tho board, before adicurnin?, c--
lf th bH
he rombinf d and published in tha
dai'y papers. The biils for the past
month were audited by the board
and the following accounts were al-
,owe4 anJ ord,red paid:
nd Union ?
1 1 1.41
Henry Darts' Sons
People's Power Company .
Central I'nion Telephone
Channon & Dufva
Clemann & Salsmann ....
Her-ry Tremann'6 Rons . . .
W. Trefz & Co
A. .1. Uurton
Mueller Iu.nber company.
C. P. Lesh Paper company
Pittsburg -Plate Glass com
pany Esterlrook SteH Pen !an-
ufacturing companv ...
RoDbs ExpreB8 company .
John T N0ftsker
jonn y Casta
Rock i8iand " " Hardware
Gfeorge Kingsbury ": . .'
Hartz & Bahn8en company
L. S. McCabe & Co.
rd & SIcManou CO 0.00
i j r, TlmvA
John A MrDonald 1
Mifflin : Co. . .
J. F. Riggs Publishing com
! pany ,
; Spencer & Trefz
i C. J. Larkin
l10" I!r,n,h,g fomi,an-v
; Jul;a Anderson
j Marker Committee Named. i Last Saturday an Excelsior motor-
S. S. Davis," Rock Island: W. A.jCTCl waB stolen in Cedar Rapids and
J Meeee. Moline. andvE. K. Putnam, immediately afterwards the thief or
j Davenport, compose a committee that Police sent a detailed description cf
j has taken charge of the plans for the the wheel and the supposed thief to
! placing of a marker on Port Arm- surrounding cities. When Cliff ird
' strong avenue dedicated to the build- reached Second avenue and Sixteentn
! ing of the first bridge across the
j Mississippi river.
HORSE IS GROUND
UPON THE BRIDGE
Ghastly Remains of Harnessed
Equine 'on Rock Island
BLOODY PORTIONS FOUND
Mystery Surrounding Strangely Hor
rible Fate of a Stray
It was a ghastly sight which the
men who are engaged in the work on
'the Rock Island bridge gazed upon
this morning when they reported fcr
' work on the upper span of the drav
for during the wee hours of this morn
ing either in the approach or In the
upper deck a horse vas struck by a
Rock Island train, and before tie
wheels had finished their cruel grind
ing process the equine body had ben
mangled and dragged along the track
from the crossing at the Rock Island
arsenal to the draw of the main bridge
.Brrnca tha Viftctccnni rirr Pnrf nF
hodj aQd entraB were scattered
I along the right-of-way and streams of
naj r;in away. jt may have sealed the
embankment on the island, but It la
safe io Rav ,nat !t d4 not hav(5 ordi
nary j,nrs; sen cr U wonM have
rf-n-ainf-d in the srassy rial to ths wet'
Thf. aclu;a! fro31 the trail cf blool.
wa hr n the rrr.cV direcriv over the
v. .i. s ii.l f :i i jitf i r r
rar rrog&iri? at the mtersection of tn.-
arg(,rr, an Davenport-nork IsHn-i
oars th Triitv R.tilwav compar.v.
ra-n8 rf the carcass wre still ou th-
bridL'e when tl:e bridge opeufJ
his moriiing to let a bc?t. thro
aii-J th dropped into the river.
h" 1; " r r : . ; d ,
ir.t-i Davf-npni't is v.ot V::-mi. The
cron- of th.? train bos no' r.ortca
that an obstruction wts hU. Howeivi,
the train muct have been going rather
slowly or else there would have been
enough of a jar to shake up the train.
Instances of trains having been de
railed by hitting smaller obstruction
than the horse are not rare and tue
wonder is that there was not a mor?
serious result than the death of tbe
THIEF IS NABBED
Crook From Cedar Rapids Who
Stole Motorcycle Turns
service in Davenport by the White ooana unaer us orumance io put m
Collar line It will be of great con-!the long-delayed line this fall, the re
HAD RIDDEN TOO MILES venience in loading cargoes onto the i0" Proposition of the company to
narkets. Teams will drive rieht nn I change the original route by runni-jg
Officer Sidney Pearson Noticed Him
nnd Pecided That He Answered
Dan Clifford, :50 years old, was 'ir
rested last night by Officer Siu. '
Pearson of the Rock Island poliVe
force, the man wanted at Ced?r
Rapids for the theft of a motorcycle,
stolen Saturdav afternoon. Clifford
for Uie night and this morning hj
chief of "police of the Iowa city
notified of the capture. Clifford has
agreed to go back to Iowa with'
6 5 awaiting extradition papers from ths
74 85 Eovernor of Iowa and an officer is -jh
00 hi" way here now to take him back it
og 05 trial. He will probably leave thi.--"
2 50 vening.
KIKk UORK DOVE.
street last nisht in search of a friend.
he rode into the arms of the Jof-.l
cop, figuratively speakinc. It was.n't
, long before he was lodged behind :he
bars. Clifford covered Just about i 1J
;rails in his journey from Ced i:
j John Boyeen was arrested last niht
'and this morninj; was fined 11 and
'cbos's in the police court for disor l
At Y. M. C. A.
One of the largest swimming par
ties of the season went out from the
T. Mtf C. A. yesterday aftertioon to
enjoy the sport In the canal. A Jolly
hour was spent in the water, which
was in prime condition for the swim-m'-ng.
The younger boys will swim
& usual on Friday. Arrangements
have been made for a party cf tie
senior members of the aseociaticn
to have a swim tomorrow nicht. The
party will leave the Y. M. C. A.
buiiiicg b.1 :40 and will thus have
time for a geed im before dark.
AH rcembers cf !at winter's senior
el&ss are eseciiily invited tc go
aiocg, but any of the men cf the as
sociation will te welcome on the
trii-. it is a."fsry to provide suits
for the swimming, so each man must
A party of boys who have cam
eras and kodaks are to make a trip
tomorrow afternoon with Secretary
Smedley for instructions as to pic
ture making. They will be helped
in choosing good picture making
scenes, and in getting the proper
focus and arrangements for the pic
ture. They are to leave the build
ing at 2:30.
NEW HARPER AGAIN
Eutire Interior to Be Frescoed and
Painted and Other Improve
Manager Carl Mueller of the New
Harper has let the contract for the
complete redecorating of the Inter
ior of the house, and work has al
ready begun. The Improvement will
include the lobby, both cafes and
buffet on the main floor, the parlors
on the second floor and the halls
A feature of the new scheme of
ornamentation will be the enclosing
of the column on the parlor floors
with marble to match the columns
In the lobby.
The work will be rapidly pushed
and when completed the New Harper
will be one of the most attractive
hostelries In the west. ,
The New Harper was redecorated
throughout two years ago when the
present Harper House company took
charge but the smoke from the Are
of last winter did some damage and
besides that Manager Mueller be
lieves in keeping things looking
&1ANY GO TO PICNIC
OF THE ORANGEMEN
Annual feathering N"ear freemptjpn
Atra-t Laie .Nmnber of
A goodly rumt'or r-T F.ork Island
I'pnpls have pone to' Preemption to
day a nrtend the annual Orange
Siut'rern provided ?p.'cial eccnmrno
".n.T Son; to Southern i'fif'ion vhere
dthftr rm -transpuria-
A telegram to Local Agent R. W.
Lamont of the Wh'te Collar Steam
boat line from Captain W. A. Blair ;
of the steamer Morning Star, lm-1
pans the information that the boat
reached St. Paul on time yesterday i
and that no difficulty was exper- J
ienced in making the trip despite the '
low stage of water. The Morning .
Star leaves St. Paul today on the re- ';
The wharf boat. Osiris, the only j sheets axe again becoming anxious
one of its kind between St. Paul andiabout lhe lA3nS View loop, and while
.St. I.ouis. will shortly be put into the Tri City Railway company is
onto the wharf boat and unload and jd,rectIy out Twenty-fifth to Eighteenth
the steamers will lie alongside and ! avenue instead of turning east on Thir
transfer the cargo without any dif- i teentb- to Elm etreet and thence south
Acuity. The Osiris tame from the i over the Psent line, may have the
Ohio river, having been purchased
with the Morning Star.
Notice of Meeting.
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Black Hawk Homestead
.... . jo. .
Building. Loan and Saving association
will be held at the office of said asso- applies not only to those who would 1
ciation. suite 210 People's National , 0e accommodated by the completion of j
bauk building, on Tuesday, July 1. ; tirely new section of tbe city, but would J
1911. at the hour of S o'clock p. m.. for ! at all pointB around the Long View:
the purpose of electing four directors j ime Tne putting in of tbe connect- j
for the period of three years, and anyjiDg unh: would not only serve an cn-!
other business that may properly come j tirely new section of the city, but won:j
before the meeting.
H. H. CLEAVELAND,
T. J. MEDILL,
has come to us on S. C. Japan
eat, "Happy Hour" brand. It's
a 70c quality. There are bet
ter brands but not at 70c. For
the price it is wonderful value
the flavor, strength and sat
isfaction is all you can ask for
try it. 3 5c per half pound
They All Get More.
Every one who rets a trial
pint of onr bulk mammoth
olives cornea back for more,
30c the pint. Nothing start
ling about that until you see
and taste the olives then you
do wonder at the price. We
also have a size smaller at
25c per pint. ,
SITTI6 & STAH.IR,
516 Seventeenth Street
Two phoned Weet 12, Wet 50
I Are you getting
of Suits, Coats, Skirts, .Dresses, Waists,
With bery felt? exceptions prices through
out the store habe been reduced one
fifth to one-half.
Truly, this is the most sensational clearance sale of ready-to-wear apparel,
both from a STANDPOINT OF PRICE CONCESSION
Every day since the starting of thid twice a year event hundreds of women
took advantage of the price concessions to fulfill their wants
If you are at all interested in the purchase of wearing apparel for present or
, early fall we urge you to come and avail yourself of the buying opportunities
this' clearance sale offers you.
Cor. 2nd and Urady Sts.
LONG VIEW LOOP
People in EJuff Territory Be
coming' Anxious About Com
pletion of the System.
ceo nc fUAWrCC 'addition to the foundry of the Roof &
REGARDLESS OF lnANGcSjvandervoort Engineering plant in EaJt
-Moline. The building will be pushed
Time Up Tins Fall and Public Dc-a! rWy a Possible as the demand
! for more foundry space at the plant
sire Is Against any Further ; is imperative. The extension is 100
People residing south of Ninth ave
nue and between Twenty-fifth and Elm
i enect or delaying operations ror an-
other indefinite period.
I.IXE IS NEEDED.
How far any contemplated change 'r.
the route of the Long View cars may
suit the patrons of the line, is not
jknown, but what the people generally
! . " tita Tll.
' shorten up the time and establish
; regularity between cars, the lack of a
reliable schedule during tbe bu '
hours being the greatest source of '
SHOVI.D BE COMPLETED.
That the loop should be completeJ
without delay beyond the time j-er-
mitted in the ordinance goes without j
New Exalted Ruler
of the Elks Order
John P. Sullivan of New Orleans
was chosen grand exalted ruler by
the Order of Klks at Atlantic City
yesterday. He is a member of New
Orleans lodge N'o. 30. Shortly after
he Joined the lodge he was elected
esteemed lecturing knight. While
holding that office be gained the
name of "Thanatopsis" Sullivan, be-'
cause of his magnificent voice and h1 ;
mode of delivering Bryant's poem. !
The third year of his membership !
Brother Sullivan was elected exalted .
ruler of the lodge, and on the night'
of his Installation be declared that j
it was his ambition to get a new :
borne for No. 30. There was not a
dollar 'n the exchequer and the mem-1
bership was about 70O. At the end
of Brother Sullivan's second year as
exalted ruler of the lodge New Or
leans lodge had a home that is sec
ond to none n the country and a
membership in excess cf 1,700.
Brother Sullivan Is a man of mar
n!Scent phyplque, sending 6 feet 3
lr."hed in fc!s s'ocktn? fet,
we'ghs He aa a V."eat Point
cadet, but left the military academy
to study law. When the Fpaaish-'
A?reric!n vsr broke cm Sullivan,
your share of the sabings offered by
Quality of the
who v.as lieutenant colonel of the
V.'a"1)inp;trn Field artillery volun -
teere l to go the front. When the I
v ar vvis over
; pract ice at N'ew
AT WORK ON
I Ixcal Cuntrurlor IJrcnlis Ground for
It. A. V. Foundry.
Contractor H. AV. Jlorst of this city
has broken ground for the new $30,0o
feet by 150 feet. The company, it i3
'understood is at present 3.000 beh'ud j
'on its orders. It is unable to 'supply!
Rock Island-St. Louis Weekly
boat Line on Elegant Side
Ieaves ltok Island every Sunday at 7:. 10 p. m.
Arriving Ht. Louis Tuesday, 10 a. nv
leaves Ht. Ixuis every Thursday at 4 p. m.
Arriving Rock Island Haturday 6:80 p. m.
Special excursion rate $12.00. Round trip Including meals and
Two days in St. Louis to visit numerous places of interest.
Freight and passengers taken for all intermediate points
Why go to the lakes or sea shore when you have this service at
Ask us about our St. Paul trip on tbe steamer St. Psftl. Fare only
$25.00 round trip. Finest service on western rivers.
Office foot of Nineteenth htrcet. Phone Vet WiA.
C. J. Mangan, General Agent, Rock Island, 111.
AFTERNOON EXCURSION TO MUSCATINE ON
j-Zzj4 J-.-kr :t L.""l.rrt-' try---- . -
Your Favorite Steamer, W. W. Saturday, July 15
Leaves Davenport 2:30 p m.. Rock Island 3 p. m.
Arrive Muafatine 5:30 p. m.
Leave Muscatine 7 p. m., arrive home 10:30 p. m
Fare only 0 centE.
Y'ou caa keep cool on this trip as th' V.'. W. has plenty of room
fcr thote who do not wish o dance, also has an elegant dance floor
for thoee who enjoy the amusement.
Jlusic, r fresh m (nta and ail the conveniences of home with tb
frtgU air abided.
Phone West 326. C. J. Man?an, General Arent.
! the demand because of being cramped
iin the present foi.pdry quarters.
Streator. July 12. Morris Bruce was
killed and Edwin Oreonan severely In
ADDITION ! jnred when they were thrown from an
automobile which' they were testing.
SoaX. yoxxr Clothes
Then you need not rub
nor boil them
Service via Streckfus Steam
Wheel Steamer Quincy