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THE ROCK ISLAND-ARGUS. THURSDAY. MAY 14, 19U.
8 BETTER PARCEL POST FACILITIES Increased Allowance Insures Collection as Well as De livery by Auto. SYSTEM STARTS TOMORROW Convenience of the Patrons Sought in Perfection of Schedule for Rock lUnd Office. bring their seasons work to it end. The club haa made a fine record both for Interest and good work, the at tendance having averaged 90 per cent i uie enrollment. H. K. Sniffer has 1 i"u as leaaer ror the work of club. the t. postoffice department has ap A - recommendation of Stmaer Sirr.pon for increased al- .,tiM in foe matter, not only of de-T-ry of rarcel post 1n Rock Island tot with the addod advantape of col lection as well. As a result, commencing tomorrow, he Rock Island postoff.ee will estab 'is!i a srstem by auto truck both of ' delivery and collection of parcel post nutter, designed to give to the public tie highest degree of efficiency possi ble. The tentative schedule, subject to modification or improvement as the teheme works out. provides for auto delivery and collections from 8 a. m. to ll a. m. and from p. m. to 6:30 . m. Deliveries ill of course be Bade all over the city in the morning u weu a afternoon, and collection mill be made from all the sub-postal stations, as well as the stores and fac tories. Convenience Considered. Meantime and pending the establish ment of a more definite and compre hensive schedule, patrons of the par cl post are asked to advise the local postofflce. parcel post division, of the time of day when it will be most con venient to have the parcel post truck call OCTOGENARIAN IN TOILS ONCE MORE John Harper, Aged 88 Years, Faces Charge of Drunken ness in Police Court. John Harper, aged 88 years, stooped and feeble as a result of his adnnnr ase. wa8 brought before Tolice Magis trate C. J. Smith In police court this morning, on a charge of having been drunk. Harper, who earns a meager liveli hood through the sale of shoestrings and pencils, admitted to the court that he was addicted to drink, but stoutly Qenled having ever taken "the dope when queried by Commissioner Archie Hart. Harper has been a frequent guest at the city jail here, and according to the police, has been arrested at least lf0 times since he came here six or seven years ago. He was placed in the city jil await ing anion or the city officials as to it win be done with him. ' EXECUTIVE COUNCIL M.W. A. MEETS HERE Members of the executive council, tie governing body of the Modern Woodmen of America, convened at the bead office. The meeting will last a ees. and is the regular monthly ses sion. WbUe today the routine business occupied the attention of the council, it Is thought that before the session dose some interesting facts will be jiTeo out by that body relative to con trol of the head camp meeting to be held in Toledo in June. This session in be the last one before the head :icp meeting. WANT DONATIONS FOR JULY FOORTH Money Will Be Needed to Give Little Folks Entertain ment at Long View. Y SECRETARIES OF FIVE CITIES HOLD CONFERENCE The Y. M. ('. A. secretaries of the tri-cities and Muscatine and Clinton, held their regular monthly conference at the local association building this morning. Rev. H. W. Reed gave an address on "How the Association Can Best Help the Church." C. L. McLane spoke on "The Care of the Association Building." and M. A. Clevett. O. E. Johnson and H. T. Pierson presented plans for physical work activities for the summer. The next conference will e held in Moline at a later date. Commissioner Jonas Bear today an nounces that he has secured the as sistance of John Buford post, G. A. R., the Spanish-American war veterans, and Company A. I. X. G.. in arranging for the Fourth of July exercises at Long View park. The celebration, which is to be held in the afternoon, is planned, primarily, for the benefit of the little folks of the city. Daylight fireworks are to be purchased and there will be other spe cial features. The city commission has already appropriated $100 for the event. Donations for the exercises will be solicited by Commissioner Bear. He states he will not visit the mer chants, who are continually asked for money, but wll go to prvat nxzfiflff money, but will go to private indi viduals, who can easily donate the funds needed. CORDOVA. J BOYS' CLUB T0,HAVE LAST SESSION OF THE SEASON The Horseshoe club, an organization of members of the employed boys' class at the V. M. ". A. is to have its closing session for the season this evening. The boys have been meeting regularly each week during the winter for bible study, and this evening will i i ; mi Floorene The Housewife's Varnish Floorene is easily applied, durable and lustrous the most tisfactory household varnish fer produced. For floors, wood work, linoleum, oil doth, picture frames for any tad all of the many uses for which a household varnish it required J'ori will find Floorene most excellent. FIooTene wears well awl Ion. It retains its luatroue finUb for "Moths and will not mar white. It will not crack, blister or blotch. Soap, scrubbing brushes, cleaning compounds, etc., may be done away with if you use Floorene on your floors and interior woodwork. SJim imllom. halt-gallon, m-mrt mmj PS H For Sale By Paridon Wall Paper Co., 419 Seventeenth Street. Lerch & Greve, 2002 Fourth Avtnu. Mr. and Mrs. James Tew returned home Thursday from an extended visit in ML Carroll, 11!., and Des Moines. Mrs. D. T. Pinneo called on friends in Port Byron Thursday. Miss Iois Tew visited Miss Mary Lindsay Oliver at Moline Saturday. Lewis Reeves had the misfortune of losing a valuable horse Sunday night. Miss Lila Lambert and Marie Allen spent Saturday in Port Byron. Dudley Marshall and sister Helen of Rock Island visited relatives here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey, Mrs. Dini viner and son Adolph motored to the tri-cities Friday. Congressman Clyde H. Tavennerhas bought Mrs. Dorinda Marshall's bouse and expects to come here for the sum mer. Central examinations for the eighth grades were held at the high school Saturday. Mrs. Charles Tomer was a tri-city ! visitor Saturday. Miss Nellie Johnson visited friends in Port Byron Saturday. Ira Karr and Mr. and Mrs. I. S. White of Rock Island sail on the steamship America May 23 for a tour of Europe. .Mrs. Julia Reeves spent Saturday iri the tri-cities. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hunt and children visiu-d relatives here Saturday and Sunday. Miss Georgia Tew spent a tew aaym in Mt. Carroll. 111., risitlng friends and relatives. C. C. Opdyck, who was called to New Jersey on account of the death of his mother, has had to postpone hia return home because of the Illness of bis brother-in-law. Gus Sandholm. formerly of Moline, who bought the O. E. Child bouse, is making extensive improvements on the place. Mrs. Jak Johnson and little daugh ter of Rapids City have been visiting with Mrs. Johnson's parents. Miss Ethel Hoff closed her school m-i'rh a nicnlc In the woods Friday. Miss Hoff leaves weeks' visit kota. . ... . Mrs. M. Mullery is seriously ill at her home. Mrs. Markland and daughter of Dav eiiport have been spending a few days with Mrs. Jui!a Cain. FVMav afternoon there will be ex ercises In the the high work. FMDAY-BMGAM. SPECIA These Friday Bargain Specials have been pronounced "the best bargain event of the Tri-Cities." On this dav. and for this dav onv. a number of items are re- duced for this one day's selling. Come and get your, share of the goods offered. 54-inch strand, 50c Main Floor. and gold ; 49c 90c BLACK BEADS, $1.00 value, for Friday only. Jewelery BAR PINS, gold filled front, $1.25 value, for Friday only Jewelery, Main Floor. STERLING SILVER SPOONS, tea size, for Friday only Jewelery, Main Floor. COLORITE, make the old straw hat look like new with Colorite. We have it in all colors and black, 25c value, for f r Friday only I VC Notions, Main Floor. SHOE POLISH, tan and f black, for Friday onlv I UC All 10c Polish 7c, o"r 3 for 20c. Shoes, Main Floor. LADIES' WAISTS in the latest styles, Raglan shoulders and three quarter sleeves, colors are lavender, blue and pink and the Dolly Vardeu patterns, $1.00 value, for Friday only Waists, Main Floor. MARCELLA COMBINATIONS, perfect fitting garments, trimmed with embroiderv or lace, $1.50 value, for Friday only Muslin Underwear, Second Floor, LAWN CHAIR, a chair that will recline, easily folded and carried, for Friday only. Furniture, Fourth Floor. WOMEN'S LISLE GLOVES, 16- button lengths, in black and whites, C5c value, for if- Friday only 4VC Gloves, Main Floor. BAREFOOT SANDALS, sizes for children 5 to 8, ofr Friday only, 50c; misses 'sizes, 8V to 2, for Fridav onlv Shoes, Main Floor. CHILDREN'S MIDDY BLOUSES, in tan and white Galatea. $1.!S value for Friday onlv Children's Wear. Second Floor. CHILDREN'S WHITE DRESSES in lintilin. madras and mono. sl.oU - - - 1 value, for Friday onlv Children's Wear, Second Floor. CRETONNE, 25-inrli, suitable for curtains. 10c value, for f&n Friday only, per yard U C Domestics, Second Floor. 59c 95c 90c 65c S! .25 69c 19c 79c 39c LADIES' HAND PURSES in gen uine morocco and goat seal, size 3x9 inches, in black only, Q $1.50 value, for Friday only. . "OC Leather Ooods, Main Floor. PATENT LEATHER BELTS for children, with buckles; some have three buttons; come in red, white and black; 25c value, for Friday only Leather Goods, Main Floor R. & G. CORSETS for the average figure the new low bust and fitted with two pair hose supporters, sizes 19 to 26. $1.00 value, for PYiday only Corsets. Second Floor. NATURE 'S RIVAL BRAS SIEREi, for the full figure, em broiderv trimmed, all sizes, 50c value, for Friday onlv . . . Corsets, Second Floor. VANITY MANICURE SET, con sisting of one handsome leatherette case, one ivory handle nail file, one ebony nail butter, one box Requa's famous nail polish, one orange wood stick ,one toilet pumice and two complete sets of emery boards, 50c value, for Friday only Drugs, Main Floor. CHILDREN'S BLACK HOSE in fine ribbed, sizes 6 to 9', 19c value, for Friday only, 2 pair for Hosiery, Main Floor. WOMEN'S SILK HOSE in black and tan, with lisle garter top, sole and high spliced heel, 89c and $1.00 values, for Friday onh" Hosiery, Main Floor. CHILDREN'S UNION SUITS in broken lots, 39c and 50c 70 values, for Friday only Knit Underwear, Main Floor. WAPPLE CHECK RATINE, 40- inch, new tango, Chinese blue, rose, etc., $1.25 value for Fridav only Wash Goods, Main Floor. SILKS in tango crepes, printed brocaded colored trrounds with Chinese designing, 69c value, for Fridav only. . , Silks. Main Floor. BUTTONHOLES, the Mrs. New- comb's ever-ready make, value 15c a yard, for Friday onlv. .' Dress Goods, Main Floor, l.k 25c 59c 98c 48c 10c 98c ENGLISH TWILLED TAPE, 10 yard bolts, 10c and 18c. bolt, f for Friday only, per bolt VC Notions, Main Floor. BROCADED WOOL SUITINGS, 40-inch, new tango, red, taupe, black, Chinese blue, navy etc., $1.15 value, for Friday only Dress Goods, Main Floor. EMBROIDERY EDGES in wide and narrow widths, all colors, 25c value, for Friday n only I VC Notions, Main Floor. FINISHING BRAID, in white or colored, 6-yard bolts, 10c, 15c and 20c values, for I fl- Friday only 1 UC Notions, Main Floor. TRIMMING BUTTONS in white Roman pearl, 20c and 25.c a F dozen, for Friday only. . . : . . 1 C Notions, Main Floor. SKIRT GAUGES, weighted bot tom, 15c value, for f A Friday only I UC Notions, Main Floor. AUMINUM AND PLATED THIM BLES, also tailors' thimbles, ' 5c value, for Friday only, 2 for Notions, Main Floor. GOLD. EYED NEEDLES in as sorted sizes, 5c value, for tZr Friday only, 2 pkgs. for t)C Notions, Main Floor. HOOKS AND EYES in white and black, sizes 1 to 2, non-rustable, 5c balue, for Friday only, 2 cards for Notions, Main Floor. ROBERTS' SHEARS, 6V2 and 7V2- inch, every pair guaranteed, $1.00 value, for Friday onlv Notions, Main Floor. BIAS SEAM TAPE, 6-yard bolts, for Friday only Notions, Main Floor. ALARM CLOCKS, the giant, spas modic, $3.00 value, for Friday only , Jewelery, Main Floor. V SHAPE PINS, just the thing for V-shaped waists, in plain and fancy stones, 50c and 75c values, for Friday only Jewelery, Main Floor. PENDANT NECK CHAINS, gold filled, with fancy pendant, $2.50 value, for Friday only Jewelery, Main Floor. 5c 5c Floor. 7Vo- ;i.oo 75c Floor. 5c Floor. snas- $1.95 n Floor. ng for fancy 39c n Floor. , gold $2.50 $1.25 SILVER or sugar, $1.69 BASKETS for bon-bons $4.00 value, ' for Friday only. . . . Jewelery, Main Floor. PICTURE FRAMES, of Sterling silver, cabinet size, $2.75 d QC value, for Friday only. .. .ple7 Jewelery, Main Floor. PICTURE FRAMES, of Sterling silver, smaller size, $1.75 d "IQ value, for Friday only. Jewelsry, Main Floor. PENDANT NECK CHAINS, gold filled, with fancy pendants, $1.50 value, for Friday 7Kn only )C Jewelery, Main Floor. LADIES' UNION SUITS, fine gauze, . Augusta perfect fitting, $1.00 and $1.25 values, 7Qn for Friday only Knit Underwear, Main Floor. DINNER SETS, Bavarian china, of 100 pieces, $18 value, for dQ AA Friday only, per set pi7eUll China Ware.Baaement. ' TEA CUP AND SAUCERS, in dec orated china, 15c value, Q for Friday only. . ." China Ware, Basement. "MACHINE OIL, the Three-in-One brand, 25c value, for Fridav only Each spool of our Bowstrng Thread contains a coupon. These coupons are exchangeable at our pattern department for patterns. Notions, Main Floor. FOOL PROOF WATCHES for boys, $1.00 value, for Friday only. T Jewelry, Mi ALARM CLOCKS, $1.00 guaranteed one year, for Friday only Jewelry, n-une j 15c I 79c n Floor. value, 69c Main Floor. YANKEE CLEANER in 6 oz. cans, 15c value, for 1 fl Friday only. . . , "C House Furnishings, Basement. YANKEE CLEANER in 12 oz. cans, 25c value, for Friday only House Furnishings, Basement.. GREEN SCREEN PAINT, 15c value, for Fridav only. . House Furnishings, Basement. CLEAR VARNISH, 25c value, for Friday only. . . House Furnishings, Basement. CALSOMINE, 5-pound packages, 50o value, for Friday only .JC House Furnishings, Basement 15c sement. 10c sement. 15c ft MEa) CD-OPERATIVE STORE CO. ROCK ISLAND ILL. May 20 for a with her parents In six Da- intermediate room of school, closing the year's Auto Kills Little Girl. Aurora. III., May 14. An automobile driven by Arnold Foulke, star guard of the football team of West Hi?h school, Aurora, last night ran over and killed Katherlne Valentine. 7 years old. In front of the chlld'a home In Batavla. Foulke is a son of W. D. Foulke, treas urer of the Western Wheeled Scraper company. -riniinin FOR IOWA GUARD State Asks for Treatment to Make Men Immune in Case They Are Called Out. The 3.300 members of the Iowa Na tional Guard will he given the typhoid fever treatment immediately iu order that the regiments may be sent to Mexico without a delay of three weeks, if the call for troops is issued by the war department. Adjutant General Guy E. Ipan has wired to Washington ordering typhoid serum sufficient to treat every enlist ed man in Iowa. The preparation will he received In Des Molues In a few days and will be sent out to the 54 companies making up the Iowa guard. Arrangements will be made with local surgeons wherever possible for the giving of the treatment. Surgeons will he sent out from Des Moines to points where local physicians are unable to do the work. The typhoid treatment requires 20 days. It consists of three injections from a hypodermic syringe at inter vals When complete the person oper ated on is said to be immune from uphold fever for a period of three years. As typhoid Is one of the worst features the army has to deal with In war the covernment is reauirine e-r- erv man sent to the front be made immune from the disease first. The action on the part of the Iowa officers is due to a request from the government. It Is said to be a precau tionary measure In keeping with the other steps taken by the war depart ment. The mediation proceedings may hold active operations in Mexico In suspense for several weeks and possi bly several months, but the govern ment is suid to be putting the army Into shane for instant action if th peace measures fail. I' CITY CHAT (Advertisements.) Buy a home of Reidy Bros. For express, call William Trefx. Tri-Clty Towell Supply company. R. I. S1. The Marvelous Aid to Soap ReoovcJ Gtrmi and Odors Vted with Soap Wherever Soap is Used For Sale by All Grocers and Druggists AUGUSTANA WINS IN TENNIS MATCH Local Collegians Easily Trounce Carthage Stars at Angus tana Court. Augustana scored a hit In tennis yes terday when F. Sten and Eskil John son met three crack tennis players from Carthage college, of Carthage, 111. This is the first tournament this year for the local and the showing made yesterday Was pleasing to the lovers of the sport. Sten played sin gles with C. E. Lawless and took the first three sets, allowing only four games to his opponent. In the second series, Sten and Johnson played doubles with M. L. HarrlB and P. N. Holtgreve of Carth age, and even in this the locals swamp ed the Carthage players, winning the first set, 6 1; the second, 61, and the third set, 6 0. At no time did the visitors approach the classy play ing of the Augustana men. Coach Conrad expects to enter both of these players In the conference tournament at Peoria May 23. Janesvllle to Buy Waterworks. Janeeville. Wis., May 14. By a ma jority of 789 Janeaville voted to pur- chase the waterworks. Tailor Beautiful Made Suits $25 agyr trsfififyfo n- . Exclusive LocaL Dealer .in' Fine Clothe'; Tailored to , Orderjb," Ed. V. Price & Co Chicago ALL THE NEWS ALL THE TIME THE ARGUS