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THR- ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1913.
AS A TEACHER IN
THE HIGH SCHOOL
Instructor of History for Last
Three Years Gives Up Work
to Study Medicine.
MISS RUSH IS SUCCESSOR
A. C. Stanton of Rlchvlew, III., Elected
at Biology Head Other
Choice of the House Sale Mens Oxfords One-Half Price
For Man.Woman & Child
"Rock Island,! ua
At a special meeting cf the board of
education hold last evening H. H.
Cleav:-land reported, that, the blank
forms required for the new system of
accounting had been ordered printed
and that the books would be ready to
be Installed by the first of September.
The committee on finance reported
that the bond of the treasurer bad
been made out In due form. The bond
was approved by the board and order
ed to be placed on file.
Th- coruiiiitt on janitors reported
the following appointments: Oscar
.ohnson as manager of the manual
arts building; William Anderson, as
janitor of t.he high school building,
and Emll. W. Hilnier as Janitor of the
Unooln building. .. ,
The committee on supplies was au
thorized' to iiave a water heater in
Halkd In the Hawthorne building. A
contract, for certain Inside painting in
the high, school building was "awarded
to Strecker & Iewis ou their "bid of
T' TTIY MEMCIXE.
Th tommltteo on teasers reported
the resignation of Merle S. Harmon,
who has t.nigbt hlutjory in the high
school dir1nj$ tlu past three years.
Mr. Harmon jfiveti up his work here to
enter v Kin the study of medicine at
Itueh Medical college In Chicago. He
has been in attendance at the Univer
sity of Chicago this summer taking
studies in preparation, for his medical
course. To lill this vacancy. Miss
Alice Hush, who has been for some
yea's in charge of the work In biology
Iti ihu high school, was transferred to
t.h department of history, and A. C.
fjtanton of I'.Ichview, 111., was elected
as Instructor In bioloey. Mr. Stanton
Is u graduate of Northwestern univer
sity at Kvnnston. where he specialized
in biology and pined 'hid 'graduation
has carried on a line of practical field
work. He coruoa well recommended
for the position which he Is to fill.
The committee on teachers reported
th resignations of MIhh Nina Koote
and Miss Klon nc.p Andrews of the
llrant school j:nd Mins Ie!ie Befler
of l.ho K'igcrie Field school. X'pon
iioiutnetidalion of the comiuittue Miss
Mahrllw Yom jlon, Mips Louise Kos
bcri; e.ud Mine Ollvo Iterger of this
city and .Tms Mary Kobb of Abing
don were elected as teachers in the
Th" rcniiiiitteo on supplies was au
Ihcrlz' d V purchase fias ti replace
nut li aa had l .'en w orn out in service
on th" nevrrul bchoo! buildings, and to
buy janitors' supplies as needed.
To provide for the Increased enroll-
mciit in the biirincHS department of
the hljMi school, I'r'r.L-'.pi.l Uurtunuaj
iMithori.r l t p;ircLttH 14 typewriters.
.att year the 'classes la shorthand
and typewriting -wera overcrowded,
an.l by the purciwK-c of tills new equip
ment It U planned to offer facilities
so tluit, the woik f the students may
ome unuvr more careful Inspection
and the cll'.clncy of the department
in it a practical work be thereby
It i i
r-Vi-. rlL- .. lfe gitalin
hue ' for - These 8 u its to Go
. Can .we close out all our summer stocks in the next few days? That's the question before us and
we're bending every effort in this direction by cutting' prices as never before. It's time for -all
suits to go and a good time for you to co4ne after one Wc are bound to spread far and wide the
fame of the M. & K. as the Store of Proven Values where everybody will be sure of new goods
and greater. values. Our rule is never to carry over any goods; no matter how big the sacrifice, we
open every season with new stocks. -We're offering scores of stylish , handsomely tailored Hart,
Schaffner& Marx. Societv Br.and and Garson Meyer makes suits for men and young men of fas-
tidious taste all in two big lots at two little prices ir ana 14. Oo.
Guaranteed All Wool
8 and $
1 ! - i. - . . ntniiii 11 m in Mir
Hart, Schaffrier &
$25 and $28 Suits
BIG PACKETS DOiNG A
The Tiilher of Waters has at. lat re
turned t all its old glory, according
to the local agents for the White Col
lar end .ircckfus lines of river pack-
Never hlnce the days of the sawmill
rnU log rafts lias the big stream been
to popu'.ir witii excursionists as it
I ru the present time kay the tnee ,
Tehlnd the pasteboards and nil tho i
big bout lire being" crowded to the
11ml. to act ommodkte the crowds. .
Tho Morning Mar of the IlUlr lines
vhl leave tomorrow mnrninn wlllx
every berth occupied, while both iht
uu. y and Kt. 1'aul of the Strrckfus
line lire xpected to receive capacity
crowj when they return hero tsjaln
pn their trips to the twin-cltles. i
liit!) the Strr and the Sidney will
taka out excurblons tonight. Tho
Jolly Haymakers will be the hosts on
tiie Sidney, while the bias will carry
the t.lio from McClellind. HeigUtA,
Pavi-npori, fur a moonlight ride do
li-i Light the Sidney was bearded
by ihQ triclty. Knight of Columbus
and liie.r frteudj pn a fnoonllfitit PUl-In.
ce of the House S
Men s Uxtords V
Our crreat sale oi men's oxfords at lialf price is scoring a tremendous hit. A
success, lor we rc making hosts of friends for the M. eV K. making up our loss on ox
fords by adding staunch customers, men who will always s.and up for the quality
footwear we sell them. "Ye haven't space here tr say much more about this sale, only
that you'll not attend one like it in a long while, if ever. These prices are proof posi
tive of our boast: " '
A SIGHTSEEING TRIP
Kxiry runtiay afternoon o the clean,
ff JirL-n Dlair through Mollnt Jocks,
I'iSv I ampbfll'i talacd and (5n Pt
ili, rupida. leaves ?.5, riuras at ,
Pi (icius. (Adv.J
gelenged te United Express,
Tha l.orce and wagon which figured
(a ihd tii runaway Wednesday eyeur
tug j,t4onged tQ the United States gs.
lrti (oMipiny and not to tt) Amef:
(ci.i (-Jxprees coaipany a has beea (ha
U tut Uyvf'ls, siUgiVu and out of
tonu, and you fuel dull, bilious, eonstb
patad, take a dose tf Chamberlain's
t tmnac'a aad Liver Tablets tonight be
f r retiring aad you wilj leei ail rlh(
n t)8 piorniug. gold by all. druggists,
Men's $4.50 Oxfords at $2.2$
Men's $4.00 Oxfords at $2.00
Men's $3.50 Oxfords at $1.75
Men's $3.00 Oxfords at $1.50
Men's $2.50 Oxfords at $r.2$
Edwin Clapp $6.50 Ox
fords at .....$4 95
Come In and get a good un
derstanding of what a real
Shoe Sale is like.
" Our big August Sale in our big new daylight Boys'
Department 15 making a big hit with the boys and
winning many proud parents over to the M. & K.
Quality Boysr Store Here's a good chance to fit
out your boy in a fine all wool $5.85 school' suit
at $3.95. See them in the window.
Also boys' $6.90 suits at $4.85.
Boys' Small Needs
25c Underwear at . . . rgc
50c Underwear at . . ,33c
50c Knee Pants at . . 396
$1 Knee Pants at . . .75c
$1.50 Knee Pants $r.rs
50c Caps at 3$c
25c Black Cat Stock- ,
ings at igc
15c Black Cat Stock
ings at gc
Boys',5oc Shirts at . .25c
Wash Suits in a big
August Sale at Sharp
lot of Bloue
at Half Price
. .- j f,
300 beautiful dresses, every shade and style in hand
some plain and figured effects, in lawn, lingerie and
the best in linens at the following reductions: - "
$3-75 for $10.00 values. .;
$4.gS for $12.50 values.
$9-95 fr $25.00 values.
ns ' irousers
Stock up on trousers. Choice of the house sale, in
cluding grades an,d kinds for every purpose, business,
work or outing .
$2.50 Grades at ...... $r.gs
$2.95 Grades at $2-35
$3-95 Grades at ..$2.95
$5.00 Grades at $3.95
Suit Cases, Traveling
Bags and Trunks
at Timely Savings.