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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1905.
We Don't Want
Some young man can build
up a good paying business in
this town pushing the sales
of The Saturday Evening
Post in a systematic way.
We want the right man, one
who will stick to it. We will
tell him how it can be made
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ppears This Evening tt Sev
eral Rock Island
SOME CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS
Distribution of Presents Among the
Sabbath School Children Plen
ty of Sweets on Hand.
The program of Christmas entertain
ment at , the United Presbyterian
church this evening at 7:30 is as fol
Song by the school.
Scripture Read by pastor.
" Little Cradles" Martha Krans
A Christmas Thought" Elizabeth
"Christmas Bells" Dorothy Griffin,
The Reason Why" Cecil Todd.
Christmas festival and tree with a treat
at the church tonight beginning at
o'clock sharp. "The Cantata of the
Star will be presented in verse and
song by the little folks.
The Zion Lutheran Sunday school
will hold its Christmas entertainment
tonifeht at 7 o'clock in Augustana col
'ege chapel. There will be a program
several trees, appropriate decorations
and the usual array of gifts and
goodies for the children.
Writ Ed Snaday SrhooL
The pupils of the West End Sunday
scnooi naa tneir ennsrmas program
and tree last evening at Sixth street
and Seventh avenue. Although 130
children were present, there was
generous supply of candy, nuts and
popcorn for each, and also an array of
gifts, all of which had been donated by
generous friends of the Institution. A
long program of music and recitations
was rendered by the children.
TWO FALL FROM
THE MILK WAGON
"Hang Up tCe Children's Stocking" Gallons of Da,ry Product Overturned
Teddy s Christmas" Paul Stooky.
"Feeling Sorry for Santa" Thelma
"The Christmas Cake" Bessie Bry
"Make Room for Jesus" Inez Rohn
Into Ditch Near Toil Gate
Louis Larson and Charles Banen had
a narrow escane from serious iniurv
this morning at G o'clock, when the Is
land Farm dairy wagon, in which they
were on their way to Rock Island, was
"Santa Claus on the Train" Emma ovtrturnefl into an abandoned quarry
Holidays" Lola Datin.
The Two Stockings' Blanche Al
Tlaylng Kris" Grace Nelson.
"Christmas Acrostic" Emma Krans.
Best of AH" Josephine Lundon.
of Santa" Cecil
A Boy's Story
"The Jumping Jack" Uriah Metcalf.
"'Bout a Million" Rosa Brunswig.
Christmas Song Inez Goodheart,
The First Christmas" Elizabeth
"Santa's Problem" Ruth Lundon
"Hang Ip the Baby's Stocking"
A High Ambition" Uriah Metcalf,
Englebert Metcalf. Wesley Kubik.
Soup. "Blue Eyes."
"What the Mother Goose Children
Want for Christmas" Elizabeth Bry
an. Uriah Metcalf. Englebert Metcalf,
Irene Kreiger. Ruth Richards, Marvin
Cook, Ruth Fitzsimmons, Edward Mol-
ltr. Vivian Schroeder, Delia Echer-
Christmas gifts will he distributed
by Santa Claus.
The program, as follows, will be
presented tonight at the Memorial
Christian church by the little folks:
Organ Voluntary Mr. Freistat.
Prayer Rev. O. W. Lawrence.
Recitation "I Wish You a Merry
Christmas" Mabel Swisher.
Solo, "Once in a Manger Lowly"
Miss Gertrude Davis
Solo, "The Little Brown Curl" Ruby
Christmas Exercise Banner, bells,
Recitation. "If I Were Santa Claus"
Recitation Nine girls.
Song Primary class.
Recitation Willie Davis.
Pantomime, "The Birthday
Postlude Mr. Freistat.
A Christinas tree will be among the
hole in the pasture near the toll gate
A roadway passes the quarry, the wa
gon tracks being but a few inches from
the edge of the excavation. This morn
ing the wheels slid on the ice, and the
wagon was overturned. Over 1U0 gal
lons of milk and cream waa contained
in the cans and tanks in the wagon, and
the greater part of this liquid was pre
cipitated onto the two men in the wa
gon. The body of the wagon was badlv
broken, and all but a few gallons o
the milk lost. Fortunately the horses
made no effort to run, and the two men
were able to extricate themselves
Neither received any injuries except
slight bruises. Mr. Larson is the man
ager of the dairy, and Mr. Banen an
CAPT. KNOX DIES
Stricken With Paralysis With Bi
ble in Hand at
WAS ADDRESSING HIS CLASS
Uncle of B. Frank Knox and Former
Visitor in Rock Island Survived
Ernest Wagner, of St. Paul, is visit
ins h:s father. Geonie agner. Sr.
Robert Hoffmann is home from the
University of Illinois for the holidays
Miss A. F. Cooke departed last even
ing for Omaha, where she will visit rel
Fowler Manning, of New Orleans, js
spending the holidays with Rock Is'and
H L. Darby departed this afternoon
for 'Milwaukee, where he wj;i make
Mrs. A. J. Carlson, of Chicago, i
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A
James Knowlton of Elkins. W. Va
is visiting his uncle, W. O. Negus, at
the Rock Island house.
II. If. Pierce of Chicago is in the
city, the cuest of his father-in-hiw W
just uetore timstmas J. Stephenson and family.
Prof. E. Z. Hoffsten, professor of
English in the McKinley high school at
St. luis, is here for a week's visit
with his brother. Rev. C. E. Hoffsten.
Mrs. D. A. Buchanan, Mrs. Enii!
Malsh, aud daughter, Virginia, of Chi
cago, are spending the holidays with
their mother,' Mrs. Mary H. Connell.
oOS Twelfth street.
tu. i'. rwan. traveling freight agent
of the Burlington, formerly having his
headquarters in this eity, is in the city
from Cleveland, Ohio. He -is accom
panied by Mrs. Swan and son.'
v. c Maxwell, assistant general
traffic manager of the Wabash, has re-
features oc tne evening ana Santa turned nome after spending several
Claus will appear and assist in the dis- days with friends in the tri-cities. He
trlbuticn of the parcels for the child- was formerly assistant general freight
agtnt of the Burlington at St. Louis
Ben Channon is home from Stark
ville. Cal., on a short vacation. He
has been connected with railway con
struction work in Mexico and several
western states. At the end of a week
he leaves to enter the employ of the
Santa Fe on a new branch being built
at Fort Worth, Tex.
YOU KNOW US.
M. C. R.ICE, Prop.
At the Trinity Episcopal church the
Christmas festival will occur at
o clock in the church, preceding which
an entertainment will take place
at 0:30 in the choir room, and Mrs
Spencer's infant class will provide the
eutertainmtnt. Following are the
names of the little ones who
take part: Claire Long. Horace Smyth,
Riufcard Heine. Little Miss Rosser
Alexandra DeSoland, Ethel Yerbury,
Use Gausert and Louis Horst.
Sunday school program given last
evening at the Spencer Memorial
Song By the Young People.
Scripture Reading Mrs. Boomer's
Prayer Rev. -E. W. Thompson.
Vocal solo Lizzie Miller.
letter exercise Nine girls.
Recitation Wi!Me Sohoffer.
Song Primary class.
Recitation. 'Christmas 'Music"
Mrs. Buckert's class.
Recitation Anna Gillespie.
Recitation. -Guess" Primary boys.
Solo Miss Bessie Bisbing.
Pantomime Ten girls.
Song Thre.e toys" classes.
Recitation. "A Uttle S?cre:" An-
Recitation. "The Ten Virgins ' Miss
Jessie Eckert't class.
Recitation Emma Goble.
At the conclusion of the program.
:he treat which had been prepared for
the children was distributed, about 300
packages being disposed of.
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H-H-l H-fr'fc&IJ 1X1 1 lljfc? ISuaday 'wriovi fckve ihtir annual J
MAIL CLERK DIES IN
Eddy Founci Dead at Bellevue
Passed Through This
B. F. Knox has received word of the
suaaen death of his uncle, Capt. Jo
seph Brewster Knox, at Worcester.
Mass., Dec. 21. Mr. Knox visited his
uncle last summer.
Capt. Knox's death was due to a stroke
of paralysis, the fourth within a year.
He had just risen in Sunday school at
the Old South church, at Worcester, to
address his class, when with the bible
in his hand, he was stricken, and fell
helpless to his chair. He had taught
the class for nearly Ci years, seldom
failing in attendance. He was removed
to his home, where he died. He was
77 years and 9 days of age.
Service in War.
He was born at Blandford, Dec. 12,
1S2S, and resided there until IS vears
of age. In 1S."2 he removed to Wor
cester, where he had made his home
since. At the outbreak of the civil war
he enlisted as a private in the Massa
chusetts volunteer infantry, and served
till the close of the war. He rose from
private, serving in various offices of the
signal corps. He was breveted captain
and commissioned bv President Lin- i
coin. He had been a Mason of the
Scottish Rite for 45 years, and during
the war was worshipful inastor of a
lodge of soldiers organized under spe
cial dispensation at the front. He had
served as chief of police of Worcester,
was at one time a representative in the
general court, and a member of the
Worcester common council. He hail
been a justice of the peace for 11 years.
He had engasred in the tire insurance
business- for several years.
He made an extended visit in Rock
Island several years ago. and will be
remembered by a number of Rock Is
Mrs. Elizabeth Cenung. widow of tin
late William Genung, and a pioneer of
the upp-r end of the county, died Sat
urday night at the home of her dauh
ter. Mrs. J. S. Baker. 1222 Fortieth
street. She had been a resident of
this community 4S years. Nine child
ren survive. The funeral will be held
at Fairfield church near Hillsdale to
OUR BIG DISSOLUTION SALE IS NOW ON AND OUR FINE
STOCK IS BEING SLAUGHTERED TO TURN THE GOODS INTO
BE ON HAND EARLY AND GET YOUR SHARE OF THE RARE
1804 2nd Ave., Rock Island
WITH IRON POKER
Victim is Charles Ropee Employes at
the Rock Island Round House
Is Bound Over.
Mat Ganaiil was bound over to the
grand jury this morning on a charge
of assault with a deadly weapon. In
the absence of Magistrate Elliott ho
was arraigned before Justice I). R. Mo
Karlane, who is 'acting for the magis
trate. The complaint was made liv
diaries Ropee. who was the victim of
the alleged assault.
The two inci were at the Rock Is
land round house this morning about
9 o'clock, and, becoming involved in
a disagreement, Ganahl struck Ropee
with a long iron poker. Six stitches
were taken in the victim's scalp to
close the wound, and while he appear
ed at the station as a witness he was
in a wer.k condition
There will be sold at public auction
at 10 o'clock Wednesday next, together
with other property, three lots in High
land Park addition, located on a paved
street, having sewer and water connec
tions, also light and ntreet car facilities.
Eishop Spalding at Mass.
Bishop Spalding attended mass at
Peoria yCsterday morning for the first
time since his stroke of paralysis. He
did not take part in the ceremonies.
Do not think that because Christmas is past that my
stock of handsome jewelry is depleted. True it is that I
have enjoyed the finest holiday trade in the history of my
business, and I take this opportunity to thank my many
patrons for the business of the past. I have put in the
largest stock of brooches, necklaces, cuff links, watches
and silverware that has ever been chown in the city.
Prices are as low as the lowest and the quality is the best.
(The Reliable Jeweler.)
1702 Second Avenue,
G. S. Eddy, mail clerk on the C, M.
& St. P. road, whose run has been be
tween Davenport and Dubuque through
this city, died in his car yesterday. His
lifeless form was found at the post of
duty when the train reached Bellevue.
Iowa, north of Savanna. Mr. Eddy,
whose home is at Clinton, was 77 years
of age. He had been in the service
Licensed to Wed.
Suman South Moline
Martha Behnke South Moline
Harry E. King Younestown. Ill
Blanche A. Htath Good Hone. Ill
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