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THE AR&TJ8. TUESDAY. AriJIL J3 1901.
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I1 1 IV
ART If SCHOOLS:
Annual Convention of Western
Drawing Teachers Asso
SESSIONS AT BROADWAY CHUEOH
Delegates Welcomed by Supt.
Hayden and President
Medill, of Club.
VUKIQX NOV HXK
VOV KNOW U
The Western Drawing Teachers' as-
sociation convened for itsTJ-days' ses.
sion in this city at the Broadway
Presbyterian church at 9:30 this
rnsming. lhose present at the open
ing entirely tilled the Beating capacity
of thechurch, there beingin the neigh-
hood of one hundred and lifty teachers
from outside the city on hand in addi
tion to a majority of the teachers of
Rock Inland, who will have a holiday
for the remainder of the week, and a
liberal sprinkling of citizens who are
interested in educational work in var
The interior of the church is appro
priately decorated, and with its room
iness and general provisions for con
venience aud comfort, probably no
plaee in which the sessions could have
been helu wouia have been so well
fitted for the uses of the drawing
Opening of Session..
The meeting was called to order by
Miss Cora A. Wilson, of Davenport,
president of the association, and the
opening number was instrumental
music by the loenniges quartet com
posed of C..F. Toenniges, first violin;
wilham r nar man, second, violin; o.
A Tbiering, viola, and Oswald Stark,
cello, assisted by Mrs. Louis Kohu,
piaciste. After prayer by Rev. w. S.
Marquis, of. the Uroadway church,
Miss Hallie McCrory gave an exquisite
rendition of "Doris" on the violin
with cello accompaniment.
Next followed the addresses of wel
come, wnicn eru Deen assigned to
Supt. H. B Hayden, in behalf of the
teachers; President C. I Marshall, in
behalf of the board cf education, and
President T. J. Medill. of the Rock
Island Club, in behalf of the cit-zecs
irenerallv. Mr. Marshall was detained
by a case in tho county court in
which he is interested, and his part
was necessarily omitted.
Supt. Llayden spoke essentially
from the professional standpoint, re
ferring in a general way to the ar
rangements that had b--?en made cov
ering the session and pointing out the
advantages he expected the teachers
and consequently the pupils of
Rock Inland to derive from the ex
hibit and discussion of art which will
be attendant upon the association's
sessions here. Mr. Moiill spoke of
the pleasure it gavo him as a citizen
to welcome sodistingnisnud a body as
tho Western Drawing Teachers' asso
ciation and assured those present that
the people of the city were alive to the
importance of the occasion and woun
do all in their power to promote the
happiness and convenience of the
The president's address by Miss
Wilson followed. She first responded
to the addresses of welcome bv Supt.
Hayden and Mr. Medill In apt aud
happy fashion and then entered upon
a general review of the objects of the
Drawing Teachers' association and the
business before the present gathering
She complimented the city upon the
facilities which it has been able to
place at the disposal of the conven
tion and gave assurance that the nio3t
will be made of the opportunity for
good work which has been provided
.The First Lecture.
The first lecture of the scries to bo
given was one on "The Teaching of
Art." by Arthur W. Dow, of Pratt in-
stitute. lsrookiyn, wnin iouoweu
Mirs Wilson's address. Mr. Dow's
talk dealt with the basic principles of
art and was thoroughly interesting
even to a lavman. It was illustrated
with a stereopticon, which, in skilled
hands, proved a valuable aid in msK
ing clear subtle points which would
otherwise have escaped the audience.
The discussion was led by Charles A.
Cumming. of the Cumming School of
Art, of Des Moines, Iowa.
Committees were appointed as fol
Next Meeting Place Miss Ruser,
Cedar Rapid. Iowa; Miss Williams
St. Paul; Mr. Sullivan, Anderson,
Nominations Miss Dickey, Rock
ford; Miss Morse, West Superior,
VVis.; Miss Jiogers. ueioit, Wis.
Resolutions Miss Seegmiller, la
dianapolis; Mrs. White, Clinton,
Iowa; Mr. Frederick, Champaiga.
Exhibits Miss Roberts, Miuneapo
lis; Miss Saams, Moline; Mr. Kenne
KxamlolDE the Exhibit.
This afternoon tho teachers arc
putting in their time examining the
art exhibit at the Lincoln school.
The high school will have but two
days vacation and they will be Thurs
day and Friday. The time will be
put in by the teachers attending the
meetings here and in Moline.
The ollicers of the Western Drawing
Teachers' association are:
President Clara, A. Wilson, Daven-
Secretary and Treasurer Ida A.
Where the Visitors Are Quartered.
The visitors bronght here by the
convention are being accommodated
for the most part at the hotels. Some
are stopping with friends about the
town and others find quarters in Mo
line and Davenport. A large addi
tional number of teacners are ex
pected Thursdav to be present at the
joint meeting of the Drawing Teach
ers' and Northern Illinois Teachers'
associations at the Congregational
church in Moline in the evening and
the sessions of the latter in that city
Friday and Saturday.
This evening's program includes an
illustrated lecture, "Composition in
Landscape," by Charles Francis
Brown, of the Art institute, Chicago,
and a vocal number by Mrs. T. B.
Reidy. Tomorrow morning the gen
eral topics will be "Normal Training
in Art" and "The Traveling Exhibit;
Its Mission." In the afternoon the
visiting teachers will be given a trol
ley trip to Rock Island arsenal and
Black Hawk's Watch Tower, and in
the evening a reception will ba given
for them at the Rock Inland Club.
SOME 0EEW3 AEE TO EEMAIH
WORK OF PUPILS ON EXHIBITION
Iteaatlfal Display of Drawing Specimens
at the Lincoln School.
To the average citizen who is not
over familiar with the quality of
drawing work done in the public
schools the exhibit of sample speci
mens from near two score cities of the
north central states now on display at
the Lincoln school in connection with
the meeting of the Western Drawing
Teachers' association will afford a
While no accurate idea can be given
in print of the real character of the
exhibits a faint conception of the ex
tent of the same may ba had from the
fact that there are 10 large rooms in
the baiidiDg whose walls are almost
entirely covered with cardboard in
addition to large frames througn tut
center which are alo covered on both
sides Altogether there are between
2 500 and 3,000 lineal f t of solid ex
hibit mx or seven feet in height and
containing about 20,000 peparate
mounts, i ive supervisors of drawing
have been busy for a week unpacking.
classifying and putting in place the
T he work is that done by ail grades
of pupils from the first to normal
schools and colleges. It comprises
all the varieties of pencil work known
to art, both colored and plain, and in
numerous ci?es n strikingly beauti
Local Seclinenn Shown.
Moline and Davenport alo bav
specimens of the work done in the
manual training schools of tuo?e cu
ies Rock I; laud is, of course, very
mnch handicapped by the fact that
all the drawings which had b-en pre
pared for the exhibit and collected bv
Miss Dean, "supervisor of drawing in
the city schools, were burned in the
high school fire. In spite of this
quite a respectable showing is made
the spocimens snown making up in
quality in many cases what they lack
As stated in yesterday's Au;us. the
exhibit will be "open to the public till
Friday evening, from 8 iu the morn
ing till 5 in the afternoon each day
All who are interested in schools are
invited to attend. No admission will
be charged and the instruction gained
will amply repay any effort the visit
Vice President Florence E.
Grand Rapids, Mich.
J, F. Egan is in St. Paul on Wood
lion. John T. Piatt, of Clalesburg,
was in the city today.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Cable are back
from a trip to St. Louis.
C. C. Coyne, of Port Byron, was in
the city yesterday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Murphy are at
tending the grand opera in Chicago.
Mrs. P. Grady, of Chicago, is in
the city visiting with relatives and
Mrs. C. Moughin left today for Mil
waukee, where she will spend the
Hon. and Mrs. E. W. Hurst and
Miss Alice Keator went to Chicago
Mrs. Fied Fisher, of Kenosha, Wis.,
is visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Mary II. Wadsworth has gone
to Indianapolis to attend the funeral
of Charles bhaler, Jr.
Frank Rjwley left for Paris, 111.,
this morninz after a visit with his
mother, Mrs. C. A. Rowley-.
Miss Grace Curtiss left for her
home in Geneseo this morning after a
visit with Mrs. bophoma Netser.
F. J. Lewis Meyer left today for his
home in South Band, Ind., after a visit
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. N
Miss Laura Guy, who has been vif
itinsr with her aunt, Mrs. J. II. Wil
son, left this morning for her home
in Seattle, Wash.
Rev. and Mrs. V. N. Thoren, with
their daughter. Miss Hildor, and son
Vincent, of Brockton, Mass., have
been visiting for a few days at the
home of Rev. Nils Forsande'r.
H. II. Cleaveland has gone to Ashe
ville, N. C, to accompany his mother,
Mrs. Olivia S. Cleavelauu, home, her
health not improving as it was hoped
"Cure the cough and save tho life."
Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup cures
coughs and colds, down to the very
verge of consumption.
MR. " CABLE TALKS
Says Those of the Rock Island
Are Not to be so Bad For
New Depot and Roundhouse Im
R. R. Cable, chairman of the board
of directors of the Rock Island
road, in speaking of the local rail
road situation this afternoon, said
he did not believe the city would suf
fer as seriously as reported, as far as
any changes on the part of the Rock
Island road were concerned.
"It is a mistake "said Mr. Cable to
an Argus representative" to say that
all the western freight terminals are
going to Moline. Oaly the through
freight terminals are to bs disturbed.
fhe local runs will terrrinate here
as now. &o win ine passenoer train
runs. The Rock Island has no
disposition to act otherwise than fairly
towards this city, we were witnoui
sufficient room for oar business in the
local vards, and were forced to seek
more room going to Moline because
we could not procure it here.
Koaodhoate to he Retained.
The roundhouse we have here will
be retained and will be a busier place
than it is now, as we plan to have
more of our repairing done here. We
have, as you know, bought a block
of property on Fifth avenue west of
our passenger depot and are to give
the city a handsome station, it win
be located west of the preheat one and
oa b-iautiaed by improved grounds
S iys Rock Inland Will Not S a fT.r.
"You will recall Davenport felt
very bidly when some years ago we
removed our terminals from that eity
to Rock Island. Davenport has not
suffered anything by the change;
neither will Kock Island Uur road
feels kindly towards its namesake city
and wants to treat it fairly. In re
moving the terminals to Moline we
are doing what circumstances compel
m to do. Kock Inland is. not going to
suffer, you can feel assured of that."
Mr. Cable said there would be no
coutoli.lation of the company's shops
He efnered into a free discussion
of other matters affecting the cityd
welfare aud promised hid assistance
in bringing about any ends that
tended to the improvement of the
MR. IIITT MAUK GG.NKIML MANAOKK
Several Changes In Officials of Rock Inland
Road to Take Kftect Slay 1.
Chicago, April 23 The follow
ing changes in the operating de
partment were announced today
by the Rock Island:
A. J. Hitt, general superinten
dent, to be greneral manager.
W. M. Iiobbs, superintendent
of the lines east of the Missouri,
to be general superintendent.
H. W. Stillwell, superinten
dent of the lines west of the Mis
souri, to be superintendent of the
lines east of that river, at Daven
port. C. II. Hubbell, superintendent
of tho Chicago terminals, to be
superintendent of the lin?s west
of the Missouri, at Topeka.
A. J. Hitt, dow general superin
tendent, thus becomes general man
ager of the Rock Island road, reliev
ing H. A. Parker, who will retain his
position as vice president and con
tinue in direction of some branches
of the affairs of the company.
As a result of the promotion of Mr.
Hitt, which was announced yesterday
by an official here with a party that
inspected the company's interests,
there will be a geneial soaking np in
the official family of-the company.
ihe other changes are:
W. M. Iiobbs, now superintendent
of line3 east of the Missouri, with
headquarters at Davenport, is to be
general superintendent with headquai
tcrs at Chicago.
Btllltrell Comes llcre.
W. H. Stillwell, now assistant gen
eral superintendent of linei wet of
the Missouri, is to be suporintendent of
lines cast of the Missouri, with head
quarters at Davenport.
C. H. Ilubbsll. now superintendent
of terminals at Chicago, is to be assist
ant general superintendent of lines
west of the Missouri.
W. S. Tin&man, now trainmaster of
the Illinois division, is to be superin
tendent of Chicago terminals.
Harry Fdnimore, now a conductor
on a local train running between Chi
cago'and Peru, is to be trainmaster of
the Illinois division.
Mr. Hitt came to the city yesterday
afternoon in his private car, 100, ac
companied by Mr. Parker, R. R. Ca
ble, chairman of the board of direc
tors; J. M Johnson, third vice presi
dent; C. E. Dauchy, chief engineer,
and C. L. Nichols, superintendent of
the Illinois division. The party visit
ed the yards at Moline, making short
stops here and in Davenport, and left
last night, with the exception of Mx.
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rv.r viiLv fi
Our Spring Opening.
We have Bargains in Oil
Stoves, Refrigerators, Ice
Cream Freezers, Water
Coolers, Steel Ranges, Cook
Sloves, Wringers and Wash
322 Twentieth Street. Phone 4082
We can tell you "What Men of Fashion Will
Wear' this Spring and Summer
It is not always he who spends most money for his clothes.
How true this is you will only know when you see
How Little Money Will Procure Clothes
That Will Make Any Half-Decently Built Man Look Well
STEIN-BLOCH CLOTHES ARE WHOLESALE-TAILORED
From the best fabrics only. The styles are always equal
to and frequently in advance of the fashions shown by
merchant-tailors. The large way in which materials are
purchased, and tho scientific method of tailoring, re
duces the cost almost half.
suits $15 to $25
TopCoats $J5 tO $20
SOMMERS & LAVELLE.
1802 Stond Avenu , Rock Island. 'Ja) ttie
207 West Second Street, Davenport.
The Ores and Charm of Gentility
belongs without question to
those whose clothiug, by its
style, cut and lit, bears the stamp
of genuine refinement. We give
an air of distinction to those
whom wc lit to a suit of clothing,
and by our artistic methods sup
ply any physical defect that de
tracts from tho form. Our
materials are recherche and
DORN THE TAILOR.
'812 Second venue.
NEW TRAIN TO CHICAGO
Ilav'ng acquired the right to operate trains
over the D. R. I. & N. W. bridge, we shall,
commencing April 1, put on a new fast train,
which will run daily except Sunday as follows:
Lv Davenport - 7.30 a.m. Lv Chicago - - 4.25 p.m.
Lv Rock Jsland 7.45 a.m. Ar Rock Island 9.IO p.m.
Ar Chicago - 12.30 p.m. Ar Davenport - 9.25 p.m.
PULLKAfJ P Art LOR CAR BETWEEN CHICAGO AND DAVENPORT.
H. D. MACK, General Agent C. B. & Q. R. R., Rock Island.
Continued on SUU page.
This store carries an immeuso assortment of Uatrimmed Hats of all
the newest and best shapes in Fine Lace Braids, Satin Brails, Tus
cans, Neapolitans, Etc , and a large line of Chiffon Hats.
Our assortment of Trimmed Hats for ladies, misses and children has
not its equal in tho three cities. Special orders tilled to the satis
faction of patrons.
A fine display of infants' caps, and wc make a specialty of Shirred
Mull Hats LOWEST TRICES.
Brandenburg Millinery Store,
CORNER TWENTIETH STREET AND FOURTH AVENUE.