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b : a '!.::: fllftlTOIlICE Chicago, May 17. Report that more corn ra being offered by the country than for weeks put. did a Oo4 . deal i today to weaken the corn market Iowa offerings were said to be especially tree. Aggrea support was lacking. Opening flotations, which ranged from c decline to a like advance, with Jaly J1.68H to 1.6, and Septem ber f 1.56 to $1.56, were fol lowed by a .material setback all aroand. Oats sagged with corn. After Opening He off to c np, inclnding July at 91 c to 91 c, the market underwent a general fall. 1 'Provisions reflected the weak Bess of grain. An upturn in hog values failed to act as an offset i ; - Chicago Livestock. : Chicago, May 27. (U. S. Bureau of Markets Report.) Cattle: re ceipts 8,000; beef steers steady to strong; early sales, $11.25 13.10; all other classes mostly steady; bulk vealers, fl2.5013.50; few lots at $14.00; good bologna bulls mostly $8.50; bulk she-stock, $8.50 10.00. Hogs: receipts 28,000; mostly 25c higher. Big packers doing lit tle; top 815.10; bulk light and light butchers, $14.9015.10; bulk, 250 pounds and over, 114.2514.75; pigs 25c higher, with bulk, $12.0012.50. : Sheen: receipts 12,000; lambs steady to 26c higher; sheep un evenly lower; choice California Shorn lambs, f 17.50; good handy weight shorn Iambs, $16.50; choice fat ewes, $11.00. Kansas City Cash Grain Kansas City, Mo., May 27. Cash wheat hard wheat 2c to 12c high er; red wheat, 5c to 7c higher; No. 1 hard, 2.902.96; No. 2 hard, 2.80 2.94; No. 1 red, 2.88; No. 2 red, 2.85. Corn, 2c to 3c higher; No. -2 white, 1.94; No. 3 white, 1.92; No. 2 mixed, 1.90; No. 3 mixed, 1.86 1.88: No. 2 yellow, 1.951.96; No. 3 yellow, 1.93(51.94. Oats, 2c to 3c higher; No. 2 white, 1.11; No. 2 mixed, 1.08 1.10; No. 2 red, 1.091.1L ' Chicago Cash Grain. Chicago, May 27. Wheat, No. 2 hard, 2.90; No. 2 northern spring, 2.95; No. 3 northern spring, 2.S5 2.90; No. 4 northern spring, 2.85; No. 6 northern spring, 2.60. Corn, No. 2 mixed, 1.97 1.99; No. 8 mixed, 1.951.97; No. 3 mixed, 1.9S; No. 6 mixed, 1.92; No. 1 yel low, 2.002.01; No. 2 yellow, 1.99 2.00; No. 3 yellow, 1.97 2.00; No. 6 yellow, 1.96; No. 1 white, 1.98 2.00; No. 2 white, 1.971.98; No. 3 white, 1.96; sample grade, 1.50 1.87. Oats, No. 3 mixed, 1.08; No. 1 white, 1.11; No. 2 white. 1.10 1.12; No. 3 white, 1.081.10; No. 4 white, 1.05 1.07. Rye, No. 2, 2.172.18. Barley, 1.651.65. - Timothy seed, 10.0012.00. Clover seed, 25.0035.00. )Pork, nominal. Lard, 20.62. Bibs, 17.2518.25. ! Money and Exchange. New York, May 27. Mercantile paper, 7 per cent. Exchange, irregular. Sterling: demand, 3.91; cables, 3.92. ; Ktancs: ' demand, 13.02; cables, : 13.00. Belgian francs: demand, 12.46; cables, 12.43. Guilders: de mand, 36; cables, 36. Lire: de mand, 17.02; cables, 17.00. Marks: demand, 2.74 cents; cables, 2.75 cents. New York exchange on Montreal, 11 per cent discount . Government bonds, irergular; railroad bonds, firm. The Day in ! Community Service In DeaL One of the important business .transactions of local interest which Was consummated Wednesday Is the transfer of the valuable holdings of tli4 Indian Refining company through its New York of-J flee to the Community Service Sta- tkms company of all of their prop erty In Davenport, including bulk storage tanks and equipments. The Indian Refining company also transfers to the Community Ser vice Stations company Its lease to railroad lands on which the prop erty Is situated. The deal includes the Fifth and Fillmore streets ware house of the refining company. It has a capacity of 45,000 gallons. Fnaeral of Mrs. Peterson. Fu neral services for the late Mrs. Sar ah J. Petersen, wife of W. D. Peter sen, whose death occurred at Alta dena, Cal., on March 27, were held Wednesday afternoon from the O. C. Hill chapel. Very Rev. Marma duke Hare, dean of Trinity cathe dral,' officiated, the Episcopal ser vice being used. Pallbearers were Henry True, William Luetje, Theo dore Busch, Gus Steuben, William Heuer, Arno Petersen, Dr. Kuno Struck- and Harry Luetje. Inter ment took place In the Petersen mausoleum in Oakdale cemetery. 19,306 BalMdlTT. W. Drfrtv 9The total subscriptions to the fi nance campaign of the Davenport T. W. C. A., Wednesday amounted to 19,308.65. : Death KeeerdV At Mercy hospi tal Tuesday evening, following a long illness, occurred the death of Miss Lillian Anna Skinner. The deceased for some time past hadj mane ner noma witn Her Drotner-In-Iaw and sister, Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Clark. 227 East Fifteenth street . Mrs. Ida S. Benthin of 810 West Fourteenth street this city, passed wmy ; Wednesday morning , at 1 '. at Lake side hospital. Chi-14-0. where the underwent an op ration a week sap. Oiicaro Fcturtv atayn. 19M. Corn Ofn. High. Low. Close.' May ...... l.M 16 IM 1.94 July 1.72 1.67 1.68 Sept IM, 1.59 L65 L55 Oata May ......1.06 1.06 1.03 1.04 July ..... .91 .92 .89 .89 Sept. .76 .77 .75 ,76 Pork ' July ..... 36.10 34.95 34.95 Sept 3f.7t 34.70 3i.U Lard ' July 21.30 21.35 21.05 21.27 Sept ...... 22.10 22.20 21.95 22.07 .. RlbS July ..... 18.50 18.50 18.35 18.45 Sept ..... ..... 19.25 19.10 19.17 Chicago Produce : ? , May 27, 1920, BUTTER .. Creamery extras .......53 Standards ............. 52 Firsts 47 Seconds .41 EGGS Ordinaries 3536 Firsts ..39 CHEESE Twins 26 & LIVE POULTRY Fowls 34 Ducks 30 Geese -22 Turkeys 35 POTATOES Receipts .... 3 cars Wisconsin-Minnesota . . .7.00 7.75 Local Stocks and Bonds (QmUMm faraMM bf OncofleM Brak C.. SOS Safety BUS. rhM K. L 4448.) uta. An Anrlo American Oil. 7. Armour, pfd Anrlo American Oil, 7. AU-American Truck American Woolen. 7 pf Black Panther Oil . Bu State Oil loo too 94 95 100 100 . evi 7 102 102 5.75 6 25 .50 .i0 0 M 10 12 13 14 .80 .80 94 94 77 70 .90 1.00 9 10 98 98 .40 .60 100 100 44 48 13 15 97 98 25 28 100 100 11 13 42 45 75 79 b '80 55 BO 15 19 2.40 2.50 1 .uo 1 1 2 2 , 103 1SU 89 90 80 80 21 21 j 41 42 38 38 112 112 30 Sl 60 65 20 22 n 775s Id 17 Best Producinr Be(.... Coaauniers Ser. 8. H. I. pfd. Dar.-B. I. Oil Deere A Co., pfd Ueere m u com..... Uav.B. I. OU .... Ellin Motor Globe Oil Hatlican OoSee, 7 pfd . . lliiuoia Oil Illinois Kenning J. 1. Caw Plow. 7 pfd... KavSeld Oil Lee Broom. 8 pfd. .... Linwood Stone A Cement.. Metro, a to 50c stores, com. Metro. 5 to 50c stores, pld. Moline Plow Co. piU. .... Moline Piow Co., com. . Mike Henry Oil National Oil, K. C Progressive Oil & Hef..... Perfection Tire 1 'lot: tor Gamble. tt pld. Quaker Oats, pfd lit public Oil Kef Keo Motor Root a Van DerVoort. . Sears Roebuck, pfd. -. Sinclair Oil Tri-City Ry. A Lt.. pfd... United Lt. By- Com... Willys Overland, pfd. . . willy Ovrland, com. . . Weather Forecast Illinois: Fair tonight and Fri day; cooler tonight, except in ex treme south portion. Missouri: Fair tonight and Fri day; probably preceded by a thun der shower this afternoon or to night in extreme southwest por tion; slightly cooler tonight warmer Friday in west and central portions. Wisconsin: Fair tonight and Fri day; cooler tonight; probably light frost in north central por tion. Iowa: Fair tonight and Friday; cooler tonight In east and central portions; somewhat warmer Friday in West and central portions. Indiana: Generally fair tonight and Friday; somewhat cooler. Silver. New York, May 27. Bar silver. 1.02; Mexican dollars, .78. Davenport Wednesday morning at 3:55 at the family home, 2624 Grand ave nue, the death of Mrs. Anna Miller Collins occurred. To Open City Market June 5 is the date set for the orening of the new municipal market by Mayor Barewaid s market commission, which met Tuesday afternoon at the city hall for the second session of the body. John Hansen, a farm er, was appointed market master. The place where the hucksters and produce men will display their commodities has been changed from western avenue to Gaines street between Second and Third on the west side of Washington square. Held for Larceny, Ed Koch was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of grand larceny by Police Magistrate Metcalf Wednesday morning following his preliminary hearing on information brought against him by Ed Alday, who ac cused him of the theft of $151. Koch's bond was fixed at $200, which he furnished. Y. X. Campaign Starts-Pledges totaling $2,411.50 were reported in the Davenport Y. M. C. A.'s cam paign to raise $20,000 for its 1920 1921 budget at a meeting' of team captains and workers at the Hotel Blackhawk Wednesday. Four of the 14 teams taking part In the drive failed to report City to Increase Loans. The sum that the city must borrow has leap-'. ed from $40,000 to $76,000, when it was revealed Wednesday that ex-' pendlture from the general fund would exhaust the cash on hand a month before the tax assessments started to roll Into the treasury. Steals Revolver. Smashing a pane of glass in a window at the side of the house, burglars Tues day night forced entrance to the home of "Commodore" Fetterer, 1353 West Third street, and escaped after stealing a .32 calibre revolver which had been hidden in a drawer. DIE LOSSES ARE RETRIEVED AT EARLY HOUR New York. May 27. American Woolen retrieved its loss on the exchange before the end of the first hour when demand tor oils and equipment turned the market's course upward. Pools became active in motor specialties, also food, chemical and tobacco Issues. Boesch Magneto rose 6 points, National Aniline Barrett 3, and Food Products 3; International Paper also making a substantial advance. Mexican Petroleum was strong est of the oils and American Car rose with Baldwin Locomotive. Be fore noon rails began to pick up. bouthern Pacific, Reading and : minor issues leading. Liberty bonds made Impressive response to extensive buying at ex treme gains of 1 to almost 2 per cent - Call money was unchanged at 6 per cent . American Beet Sugar 91 American Can 38 " American Car Foundry ....134 American Locomotive 9614 American Smelting & Refin... 60 American Sumatra Tobacco..' 83 V4 American T. & T 93 Anaconda Copper 57 Atchison 79 Baldwin Locomotive 114 Baltimore & Ohio 31 Bethlehem Steel "B" 89 Central Leather 65 Chesapeake & Ohio 52 Chicago, Mil. & St Paul .... 31 Corn Products 94 uruciDie steel ...135 General Motors (new) 27 Great Northern Ore Crtfs. ..; 35 Goodrich Co. 62 Int Mer. Marine prfd 84 International Paper 71 Kennecott Copper 27 Mexican Petroleum 175 New York Central 68 Norfolk & Western 90 Northern Pacific 734 Ohio Cities Gas 38 Pennsylvania 39 neamng .- 83 Republic Iron & Steel 90 Sinclair Consol. Oil 32 Southern Pacific 94 Southern Railway 22 Studebaker Corporation 65 Texas Co. (new) 46 lobacco Products 67 Union Pacific 115 United States Rubber 95 United States Steel 93 Utah Copper 70 Westinghou.se Electric 48 Willys Overland 18 Illinois Central 83 Rock Island . 35 Standard Oil prfd. ..." 101 Peoria livestock. Peoria, 111., May 27. Hogs: re ceipts 1,000; steady; active at open ing; late bids by shippers lower; top price, 14.50; bulk, 14.2514.50; lights, mediums, 14.00 14.50; heav ies, 13.5014.40. Cattle: receipts, 100; cattle steady; active; choice veal calves, steady; active; other calves, weak, slow. New York SiLjar. New York, May 27. Raw sugar, weak; centrifugal, 22.07; refined, steady; fine granulated, 21.50 26.00. Kansas City Livestock. Kansas City, Mo., May 27. Cat tle: Receipts 3,500; best steers, steady; bulk 11.0011.75; no choice stock offered; -fat sbe-stock and yearlings, slow and weak; veals and calves, steady; bulk, good and choice veals 11.7512.50. Hogs: Receipts 11,000; light and medium, steady; heavy 10c higher; top price 14.S0; bulk light and me dium 14.2514.75; bulk heavy 14.2514.60. Sheep: Receipts 3,000; spring Iambs, higher; 57 pound California lambs 15.25; add bunches, natives 16.25; sheep, slow; 1,200 Texas wethers 10.00. ; Potatoes. Chicago, May 27. Potatoes: strong; receipts 47 cars: Northern White sacked and bulk, $7.507.75 per cwt, . New: weaker; Florida No. 1, barrels, $14.7515.00; Louisiana White, $7.508.00 per swt AUTOS MEET IN SMASH NEAR BIO An automobile driven by Droge George M. Acker, an employe of the Aledo Democrat, was badly damaged in a collision with anoth er machine near Rio yesterday aft ernoon. The two machines were traveling in opposite directions and the speed at which they were going made it impossible to avoid the ac cident. Neither of the drivers was injured. - 'CAP" STUBBS. s V; yS gj 5 Moline and WOULD AtiCEX 2-riLE TRACK Extensive Area Beta? Considered witk View of Getting It la City Limit. . .. The Rock river annexation proj ect, to add approximately two square miles of territory to Moline, is now in the hands of Albert D. Pay ton, city engineer. No active work will be done until plats have been prepared and other necessary engineering work completed. The territory proposed for an nexation is one and one-quarter miles north and south and nearly two miles east and west A new advantage cited in favor of the an nexation is the acquisition of River view cemetery on the Coal Town road. New ; boundary lines have not been drawn. , . The annexation includes all of Prick's hill and territory surround ing bridge lane. This territory the city plans to improve. Mayor Skinner at the last meet' ing of the council appointed a com mittee to investigate the project It is probable that the committee will report on its progress at the next meeting June 7. RUNAWAY BOY RETURNS HOME Tommy XcKenna Fonnd In Lumber lards Where He Spent Two Days and Two Sights. 1 Fear of a whipping was stronger than desire for food to Tommy Mc Kenna, 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McKenna. 1901 Sec ond avenue, Moline. That is why he disappeared Monday evening on his Way from school and did not return home until last evening. He was found by a watchman in the Dimock-Gould lumber yards where he had spent two days and two nights in hiding. Tommy said he ran away and hid under the lumber piles because be was afraid he would get a whipping. He had been at Sylvan playground Monday aft ernon and bad placed some glass on a slide. His sister chided him about it and told him he would get a licking when he arrived home. Tommy decided no to go home and police after searching the quad cities for the boy were about ready to give up when he was returned. WILL CHECK OVER TOWNSHIP'S BOOKS Fred X. Setterdahl of Rock Is land, public accountant, has start ed work on the South Moline town ship books in an endeavor to straighten out the financial mixup which occurred in the township records this spring. At the close of the fiscal year the township's books refused to balance. There was no shortage, but $2,000 belong ing to one fund had been divided among several others. Mr. Setter dahl will go over all the records in an effort to find where the mistake lies. He expects to finish the audit by the first of June. ROTARIANS GUESTS OF HOSPITAL HEAD Moline rotarians were taken on a tour of Inspection of many of the buildings and wards of the Water town hospital following their weekly luncheon served at the hos pital yesterday noon. Superintend ent Max C. Hawley was a delightful host and the meeting was one of the best which the Rotarians have held this season. There was a 100 per cent attendance. A group pic ture of the organization was taken posed against the administration building. Each member wore a pecan as a souvenir and as a pass out of the Institution. STUDENTS TURN IN FALSE FIRE ALARM Ericsson school pupils of Moline chose a novel way -of celebrating the last day of school today by turning in a fire alarm. When the firemen answered the call sent in at 8:25 this morning to Fourth avenue and Fourth street, they found a group of school children surround ing the fire alarm box waiting to see what would happen when the department arrived. All the news all the time The Argus. East Moline SIIALLEIIE BROS. OPEN SATURDAY Sew Fmltare Store One of the Best and Most Complete In the . Kiddle West. Formal . opening of Shallene Bros.' furniture store in the Deere block, Fourteenth street and Fifth venue, Moline, Saturday will give the tri-cities one of the best and most completely stocked furniture bouses in the middle west The building has been occupied more than a month but formal opening was- postponed until all the stock was placed. Four floors and the basement with a total floor space of more than 35,000 square feet. comprise the block and tt is entire ly occupied by the company. The building is modern in every detail and its arrangement lends it helf to most attractive display of the house furnishings. Every floor is amply and - naturally lighted. while the artificial illumination scheme produces an effect as near ly daylight as is possible. Display windows on both me first and second floors incidentally the first of that kind in Moline or Rock Island are unusually large. The main windows are now ar ranged to show model furnishings for four rooms and complete sets of furniture are shown without hint of crowding. The. stock has been greatly in creased and several lines more than doubled. In Addition, Shallene Bros, has secured exclusive local agency for many nationally adver tised products. Rug racks on the second floor have capacity for 175 rugs and on each of the four Boors j he relied when facing an oppon six mooths ranged on the west wall j ent in fight; neither did he have present charming suggestions in typical and modern furnishings for the household. The first floor Is given over to parlor, living room and library fur nishings, the second largely to din ing room and the third to bedroom furnishings. Kitchen equipment stoves and gas ranges fill much of the basement room, and the fourth floor is given over to varied house hold pieces. Automatic elevators adjoin the fire stairs on the east wall, while the freight elevator is in the rear " " de f ",diD thoroughly equipped with a sprink ler system supplied from a roof tank. The opening will mark the 17th year of the Shallene Bros. firm. Moline Obituary Funeral of John Quick. Funeral services for John Quick of Silvis will be held at 2:30 Fri day afternoon from the Knox chap el. Rev. O. B. Enselman will have charge of the services. Burial will be made in Riverview cemetery. Cast Hornet Gust Hornel of Chicago, former ly of Moline. died at his home in Chicago yesterday, according to word received here today by friends. Mr. Hornel had lived in IWnHrui fnr a niimhpr of vears. he- ing employed as janitor by Deere & Co. Surviving are the widow, two children, a brother, Alfred, of this city; two sisters residing in Chi cago, and two brothers in South Dakota. Funeral services will be held Saturday in Chicago, where inter ment will take place. REELECT HEADS OF EAST MOLINE LIBRARY BOARD H. J. Banta, John W. Casto and Mrs.' Augusta E. Schultz, newly erected members, met with the East Moline library board last evening and aided in electing offi cers for the ensuing year. The following were reelected to office: President S. E. Long. j Vice president D. E. Hoffman. Secretary Mrs. Bertha Schilling. Treasurer Miss Catherine Vin cent j Library hours were changed.' The building will now be open from noon to 3:30 p. m. and from 6:J5 p. m. till 8 o'clock every week day. It will be closed Sunday all day. The librarian reports that i00 new books have Just been received and that these are beifig cata logued preparatory to putting on the shelves. Since the city has granted the library . a 2-mill tax instead of the former mill tax, numerous improvements and en largement plans are being made. CAP TOLD TODAY IN ALEDO STUDENTS ARE TOLD TO WORK WITH ONE MIND Dr. McMkhael Addresses High Graduates at Methodist Church. Twenty-seven student graduates of the Aledo high school and a large number of friends and rela tives last night heard Dr. Thomas H. McMichael, president oil Mon mouth college deliver the : com mencement address at the First Methodist church. Lex Petrie, the zoin memtjer or ine class, was aD- sent from the commencement ex-1 ercises, having left several days this afternoon. Certificates of grad ago to file claim on homestead uation will be presented by R. C. lands near Gillett Wyo. "Living 1 Pellett, city superintendent of in Other Men's Houses" was the 1 schools. topic of the address. I This year's class of eighth grad- Dr. McMichael opened his talk ers is composed of 23 pupils. A with a reference to Adam as the sketch entitled "A Live Copy of a only man who never occupied some ' Woman's Magazine" will be given other man's house or who had no 'by the pupils at this afternoon's parents or other relatives upon ' exercises. Exhibits of work done whom he could rely for aid in any ! bv the Pupils during the year, in manner. Dr. McMichael explained ! drawing, domestic science, manual the difference between working for all one has and relying upon some one else for what we get He said: "We are enjoying the advantages which we have, not because of any labor on our part but because of the labor and sweat of someone before us. Adam had no parents to go to for his daily bread, nor no big brother upon whose strength any of the comforts and conven iences of life that we have. We have none of these things because of any special work or worry on our part Columbus discovered this country, Fulton built the first oTrnhf 7J; a steamboat and Franklin discovered electricity and all other of the so called necessities of life were un known a few centuries ago.1 Dr. McMichael turned from a dis course of the advantages which we eniov in livinff tn thp nrlvantacoa ! of education. He talked of the be ginning of time when paper, lan- U Pmmg psesd 'books were unknown. He told of the ef fort of the first writers who carved their words in stone and the monks who transcribed onto rolls of pa pyrus later to be put into print and scattered broadcast over ihe world. He showed how all the present advantages of education are gained, not through any effort on the part of this generation but morning that the recent increases through the toil of many genera-(in pay of enlisted men of the army tions before us. He said: land the great variety of service "Young men and young women, j makes an enlistment in the United think of those who had to do with States army attractive. Enlist your education. You' have those 'ments for one or three years are who put their lives into your lives': now permissible, and you are indebted to them far ' In discussing the new rate of pay more than you can ever repay. Your school teachers, young men and young women were the mold ing factors to your lives and to them I ask you to always look with reverence." The school chorus sang a num- i ber of class songs. Miss Ella M. I Cockrell, principal of the high ' school, presented the graduating -"" eueit, cuy superm tendent of schools, who presented the diplomas to the students. Miss Francis Baxter, instructor in mu sic in the high school, sang two solos, "When the Heart Is Young" and "Will o' Wisp," accompanied at the piano by Miss Margaret Pe trie, a member of the sophomore class. Dr. A. Judson Arrick, pas- tor of the First Presbyterian church, gave the invocation and Men Wanted ZINC SMELTER DEPUE, ILL. The Wages, Working Conditions and Living Conditions Are Good NO LABOR TROUBLE Men Without Experience Can Learn the Work In a Short Time. See Mr. Gleason at Rock Island Free Employ ment Office, 1915 Fourth Ave. TOO MUCH AND MERCER COUNTY THE ARGUS ALEDO OFFICE 18 North Coltoe Atom. : Telephone, old and new. 72. WUllsm Nichols .....BepramUtlve the benediction was by Dr. F. E. Shult pastor of the First Method ist church. Two of the graduates are veter ans of the world war. Lex Petrie having spent two years in Siberia and Fred Babcock being in the ser vice for a similar period in France. GRADE PUPILS HAVE PROGRAM Pupils of the eighth grade of the Aledo schools will have a program and exhibit at the South Side school training and notebook will be dis played. MAN IS INJURED WHEN TEAM RUNS FROM AUTOMOBILE H. L. Kerch, a farm hand employ ed by Clair WilUlts near Aledo, suf fered very painful injuries yester day morning when a team which be was leading became frightened by an automobile nn.l ran over him. Kerch was traveling along the road leading his team when thu auto ca.ne up behind, frightenis; the dorses wHch started to run, throw- t uim . ,h , jm,..,. ing him to the groiiGu and drawiu, the wason to which they -jrere hitched, over his body. Two gashes cn the head, a sprained wrist and a bruised back were the extent of the injuries t Kerch. Ha was brought into Aledo to the office of Dr. James Wallace who dressed the wounds. PAY OF SOLDIERS MADE ATTRACTIVE BY RECENT RAISE First Sergeant Robert A. Col bert, in charge of the army re cruiting hut in Aledo. stated this Sergeant Colbert stated that a pri vate first class now draws $39.60 monthly where he formerly was paid $33. A corporal is now paid $43.20. i Other enlisted men have receivedincreases in the same ra tio. Sergeant Colbert is enthusias tic regarding the army school. Letters from the General Electric company of Schenectady, N. YM the Holt Tractor company of Peoria and the Western Union Telegraph company have been sent to army vocational training schools stating that graduates -f these army schools will be given preferential positions. The schools at Camp Grant now offer 18 vocational train ing divisions besides the educa tional schools. Enlistments in the tank corps are now open and men will be accepted in this division on one year enlistments. PLAYGROUND I! ALEDO ASSUuEl Hone Bnreaa and Othen piu,. Bbj Tear for CMWrea Is " Mercer Capital - Patrons of the Aledo Playgnw association will meet Friday tlZ at the public library to tZ. plans for the biggest year y h children's work in thia city. Reports from the commlttM named at a previous mtu. be heard, and further pl., carrying on the work will be ukm up. It is not known at thuTiS whether a professional playnoirM supervisor will be secure L .!? Last year, Mrs. T. W. Leary CbU cago playground supervisor ' . h.M Jnn. . I. - ' "M here during the summer montlu, uu was ass.siea by Mrs, M. u v. urn, 1 II 1. Miss Elsie Gildersleeve, home id. visor of the Mercer county homi bureau, is one of the most nth! siastic boosters for the children-, playground this year. Miss Gilder sleeve, with the home bureau ini other ladies clubs and the buiineji men of the city was instrument! in having last year's attempt u successful All the news all the time The Argus. Dr. HALEY Specialist in Chronic Disease! tl Men, Women and thildrci -Hill Be at ROCK ISLAND New Harper House Sunday, May 30 . ; Hours 10 a. m. to 5 p. 111. Monday, May 31 . Hours, 9 a. 111. to 0 p. m. (Return every 2S days) FREE EXAMINATION, COXSrfc TATIO.N, ADVICE Remember you are given a thor ough examination tree of charge. No matter if you have been treated before and failed to get well It might be of value to you to see us get our opinion ot lie case before giving up all hope. tllKO.Mt DISEASES ABE TKEATED AS FOLLOlVSs Stomach; Liver; Heart; Lungs; Rheumatism; Deafness; Catarrh; Leg Ulcers; Nose; Throat; Ner vous Disorders; Children's Dis eases; Varicose Veins aud Chronic Diseases of Women; also Chronic Diseases of the Keetum; Piles. We do not treat acute cases. VV e treat Men's Diseases. We treat Womea'i Diseases. ! KIDNEY OR BLADDER TROUBLE j Dring a small bottle of urine along tor special examination, j 101 It EVES. I If your eyes are giving trouble ! we will be glud to treat thein and ! advise you what to do, or if you i need glasses we will At same. IAT01D ONEtESSAUV OPERA j TIONS. Many cases ol gall stones, gall i stone Colic, Appendicitis, Stomach. 1 Liver and Rectal Troubles also i Female Disorders have been ami jean be successfully treated witn ! out operating. REFERENCES! 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