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FRIDAY THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS . OCTOBER 3, 1919.
MANY. WAR RISK POLICIES HAVE BEEN DROPPED Hnse Percents of Srrlee Men Oat o Touch "rritii Central In surance 0c. oroxl matel t tbreo-fonrtha of the four million officers and en Hat ed men la the mOitarr force who Eecared government insurance pol- ' inrougn ma war risk insur ance bureau during the war have failed to continue their payment. This was disclosed daring the meetings of the btrrean's adriaory committee of 13 headed by Charles Evans Hnghrfa, when it closed. Recommendations that the or ganization of the insurance bureau be decentralized in. order to permit more direct and effective transac tion -of business was made by-the advisory committee fallowing its series of conferences with Director Chomeley-Jones and other officials of the bureau. "In order to reduce the necessity of relying upon correspondence to carry out this vast undertaking" the committee recommended that qualified representatives of the bu reau be sent to the capitol of each state to confer with the governor In order to enlist the aid of state, county and municipal officers In ob taining the correct addresses of discharged service men and keepr Ing in touch with them. National organisations, such as the Red Cross and the American Federation of Labor also Khrinid hp aabaA tn Hssist in this work, the committee aju. To mrCTrr. MnatMit iMnnntl lact with the policyholders, the ONE OF TURNER ART WORKS ON EXHIBITION AT LIBRARY .Typical family of steel worker. Above is a typical fataily of a South Chicago steel worker, on strike. The youngsters are the children of Frank Sorak. In the fir 7; Sophie, .3; Mike,,?, Second row: Stella, 5 months; Helen, 12, a e of the thousands of men now on st row, left to right, are: Walter, nd Mildred, 11. committee recommended that the bureau establish local representa tives in each state or In such dis tricts as it may seem advisable to divide the country. As a further means of informing policy holders as to their privileges and obliga tions, an adequate advertising and publicity campaign should be inau gurated, it was suggested. The committee, in concluding its report stressed the importance of legislative provisions for placing the organization of the bureau upon a permanent basis. GtyBrrcfr R. I. Clean Towel Service. Phone R. L 243 Tri-City Towel Supply company. Dcvenport 934. FARMERS' COrSTT COtSCILS. The movement to organize the farmers of Tennessee for mutual benefit and better agriculture hai been given special impetus in re cent months by the creation of county councils of agriculture. More than a dozen of these organi zations have been formed in that state. Each council is designed to serve as a focal center for all ac tivities affecting rural life and in terests in its county. . These or ganizations are being fostered by the department of agriculture - in cooperation with the college of agriculture of the University of Tennessee, and other state agencies. DONT FAIL TO READ PAGE 5 THE ARGUS d l v - -ft rt CMdiiii!e VACUUM GUP TON TE Net P GASIN rieei Standardized and Uniform Throughoutyhe United States !25EZZai C2E22SS 1 KUUJIflt M&yr.bSOr If X Hear the New October - VictroSa Records At Baas9 Music Shop Our specialized record service is only one of the many reasons you'll enjoy selecting your records in this store that sells only Yi&v 1 rolas and records. We invite you to hear Hawaiian Lullaby Hart-Shaw Sweet Hawaiian Moonlight Holt-Rosedalc No. 18597 SSe. Ev'rybody Shimmies Fox Trot All Star Trio , My Cairo Love Fox Trot . . . All Star Trio No. 1807 asc. 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