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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY. JUNE 10, 1007.
GIVE A MUSICALE
Exercises of Commencement of
Villa de Chantal Open With
Program This Morning.
ALL CLASSES TAKE PART
Graduates Will be Given Diplomas To
morrow Dean J. J. Quinn to
Give an Address.
The exercises of commencement
week at the Villa de Chantal began
with a musicale this morning at l'
o'clock. Tin.' program was given by
pupils from all the classes anil w-iu
heard by an auiliencc thai tilled the
room. The stage was trimmed vviiii
syringa and bridal wreath and made a
pretty setting tor the dainty dresses if
the young ladies. The program was
well arranged mid every number was
excellently rendered. The program
Valse Ilrilliante (- pianos) . .Srhulhr.lt
Agnes Maucker, Miriam Macl-.in, Eliza
bith Moss, Grace O'Xcil.
Readings The Straw Tailor
Anne Hathaway non
Tanzstuck f- pianos) Woltt
Dorothy Simpson, Marie Cain, l.i l.i
Lauterbaugh, Florence Winter, Dor
othy Arndt, Myrtle Schiocder.
Almighty Father Sacred Song
Rondo Capriceinso (2 piano.-)
Irene Beacom. Blanche Trimble.
The Swan Song Reading
Minuet de L'Aiicsicnuu - pianos)...
Elizabeth lnkhart, Mary Kavanaugl'.
Mary Ross, Henrietta Horblit.
Shadows Song . . .Carrie Jacobs Boud
Aus der Serenade Op. X (2 piano.-)..
Myrtle Guslafson, Miriam Mackin, Fcm
Oltman. Florence Siicrrick.
Readings Over the Hills and Far
Away Eugene Field
The Roe k-a by Lady . . .
Glockcntone Op. 11" (2 pianos)
Edna Burk. Gladys .lohnson. Sadie Gel
ling, Naomi Johnson, Marie Pureed
Readings A Cry Eugene Field
A Laugh Pollard
Le Troubadour de Verdi (2 pianos)
Mary Luella Jemes, Marie lUackburn.
Fest Polonaise (2 pianos) Iciiscn
Agnes Maucker. Hazel Dooley, Mae
Higgins, Clara Math.
At the Golden Gates
Interpreted by the Class of Expression
. mil lint Ion Tomorrow.
Tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock the
graduating exercise will take place
Eight young ladies will then ..receive
their diplomas. Miss Margaret Dum
will uivc the valedictory. Miss Marie
Blackburn the salutatory and Mis;
Elizabeth Craig the (lass poem, am
Dean .1. .1. Quinn will address the
the company's shops in this city, and are
In many ways the finest product of the
shop since the company began tho
manufacture of its own rolling stock.
The cars are fully as wide as the bi
double truck cars in operation on the
through Rock Island-Moline and bridge
lines, and are considerably longer than
the other singlo truck cars in service
on the hiil lines. Each car seats '.
people easily, the seats being arranged
both ways. The main improvement in
the car is the big vestibule, the nvv
type having more space in the vesti
bule than even the long double trucu
cars have. The motormen take some ex
ception to the brake, which is ihe Pea
cock design and despite the fact (ha
lt lias a racliet and could not tail to :o
an improvement over the hog tra :
style that supplemented the -brass
handle with the introduction of vesti
bules, it still has its faults. Eventually
all of the short lines in the three
cities will be equipped with this
type of car, and a number of tlv;
cars are now well on the way to com
pletion at the shops on Fifth avenue.
L1DGES HOLD ANNUAL
Woodmen of World, Court of Honor,
and Knights of Pythias, Observe
Day With Exercises.
The annual memorial services of tli
Rock Island Camp No. s:, W. O. W.
t ie held yesteiday afternoon at
'clock at Chippiaunock cemetery. T ie
members met at the W. O. V. hall a;
o'clock and took cars to Lie ceni'
ty. where they decorated the grav.-;
f the departed members. The drill
team conducted the ritual memorial -
rci.-es. George Fuller, Frank Down.-.,
end George Harlow made brief mem
Tile Court ef Honor aiso held thci-
nicmoiial service's yesti'fday afternoon
it Chippiaunock cemetery. The mem
bers met at the headquarters at 1:V
md went to tile cemetery in a body.
he memorial address was deliver -1
by George V. McCaskrin. Music was
furnished by the Svea Male qaurtet ot
The Knights of Pythias held short
ervices in the morning, and rk coiat i
the graves of dead members.
NEW CARS ARE PUT
IN SERVICE AT LAST
Two of New Type Appear on Long
View Line Sunday, and Prove B g
Improvement Over the Old.
The second installment of the new
cars constructed by the; Tri-City Rai'
way company for the hiil lines, wa
put in service yesterday, and cars No.
250 and 251 went into operation on th
IxiiiK lew line. The cars were built at
Weeks More of
STOCK MUST BE CLOSED OUT BY JULY 1.
Out Sale Ends
Julyl. Buy your
pets, etc. Now.
THEN THE GREATEST CLOSING OUT SALE EVER HELD IN IOWA TERMINATES. IF YOU HAVEN'T INVESTED IN NEW HOME FURNISHINGS, IF YOU HAVEN'T
BOUGHT HERE, YOU'VE LOST FROM 20 TO 50 PER CENT. THE SALE WILL CONTINUE FOR JUST THREE WEEKS, UNTIL JULY 1. DONT DELAY YOUR PURCHASES
ANY LONGER. BUY NOW. BUY QUICK. IT MEANS REMARKABLE SAVINGS TO YOU.
Look iiv Our Windows. See ihe Great Bargains Quoted There.
IN THE CHURCHES
The Basement Made Famous By
GO THROUGH THIS DEPARTMENT. SEE WHAT A FINE STOCK WE HAVE. SEE HOW DEEPLY THE PRICES HAVE BEEN CUT. A CHANCE NOW TO BUY KITCHEN
UTENSILS, DISHES, LAMPS, ETC., AT 50 CENTS ON THE DOLLAR.
Nahigan Bros', fa- Another cut in price Excellent assort- We Show a
mous line of . c ments in Dining T. ,
mous line or of a remnants of ioorri) Bed Room Fme L,ne of
ORIENTAL . and Parlor STOVES
RUGS Carpets, Mattings, FURNITURE RANGES
Here for one week. Linoleums, etc. sii c-'- " HEATERS
TAKE A LOOK THROUGH THIS MAMMOTH STOCK (EVERYTHING MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES). SEE IF THERE IS NOT SOMETHING IN THIS BEAUTIFUL LINE THAT
WOULD PAY YOU TO BUY BEFORE THE GREAT SALE CLOSES.
Central Presbyterian. Wednesday
veiling at rayer service will be
held in the church. The topic for the
evening win lie .Making .icrcnauuise
Thursday evening at 7:3u the teach
ers training class, win meet at uie
home of Rev. Marion Humphreys, 1U
Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock the
Ladies' Aid society will give a thimble
party at the home of Mrs. H. 1. Fnl
som. 112S Fourth avenue. Refresh
ments will be served and a program
Friday evening the chorus choir will
meet in the church under the direction
of Professor Kling of Augustana col
lege. A special request that ail mem
bers attend this first rehearsal is made.
Memorial Christian. Mid-week serv
ices will be held erlnesuay evening
in the church and will be followed by
the ordinance of baptism.
The Christian Woman's Hoard of Mis
ions will inect Thursday evening at
t.ie home of Mrs. Charlotte Goodman,
1 !05 Seventh avenue.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
F. (). Canedy, Kn'j Twelfth street.
Friday e veiling there will be preach
ing services at the Second Christian
church by the pastor, Rev. W. 15. Clem
nier. Next Sunday children's day exercises
will be held at the church at 10 o'clock.
Special Rocker Sale
324-326-328 Brady St.
. .. - -r r, , - J L
Special Value in the
ciety will meet with Mrs. Carl lleilpcn
still, 1020 Twentieth street.
Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock the Jun
iors will meet in the primary room.
t'o a AVt
Rock Island. I u.
When your watch needs re
pairing we ask your consider
ation of the following facts:
Watch repairing with us is not
a side issue. We are conduct
ing an exclusive jewelry store.
We have devoted our lives to the
study of this one particular line
for 17 years. We ought to know
how to repair your watch. Wi
Our guarantee on watch re
pairing is based on the word
skill (and that is a much batter
ed word in these days of con
temporaneous sham.) Of courte
we do all other kinds of work.
Jewelry and clock repairing, go'd
and silver smithing, at very mod
First Methodist. Prayer service and
Sunday school teachers' meeting will
be held Wednesday evening.
Wednesday evening at 8:30 in the
pastor's study there will be an adjourn
ed meeting of the session. Important
business will come before the board.
and a request is made that all members
Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock the
Intermediate league will meet in the
Sunday school room.
Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock the
choir will meet for rehearsal in the
United Presbyterian. This evening
at the church there will be a confer
ence of the Young People's Christian
union on young people's work.
The Kate Hill Missionary societv
will meet Tuesday evening at the home
of Miss Mildred Warnock, 423 Second
Wednesday evening prayer services
will be held in the church. The execu
tive committee of the Young People'.;
Christian union will also meet Wednes
The monthly business meeting of tho
young people's society will be held Fri
day evening at the home of Miss Bessie
Bryan, 1525 Tenth avenue.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
D. G. White, 11 10 First avenue.
Edgewood Baptist. Farewell s:c
vices were held yesterday in the old
church which will be removed this week
to the new lot given by Mis. Pauline
Sinnet at the corner of Fifth a venae
and Forty-fourth street. Work on tin
foiindation was begun today. Un'd
the new place of worship is ready se
vices will be held in a tent on the new
Children's day exercises w re post
poned yestirday on account of bad
weather and will be held at the ten;
The Tri-City Baptist Young Peoples'
union will nicei tomorrow evening nt
the parsonage on the chinch lot. Rev.
Mr. Peacock of Clinton will deliver -ui
Prayer meeting Thursday evening
will be held at the parsonage.
First Baptist. Tomorrow evening
the Tri-City Baptist Young People's so
ciety will be entertained at the Edg
wodd Baptist church. . Those who will
attend will meet aL, the church and
take the 7:;i0 red line ear.
Wednesday evening prayer services
will be held at the church.
Friday afternoon the Ladies' Aid se
ek ty will meet in the church parlor.
Class of Five Awarded Certifi
cates From St. Joseph's at
AT THE ILLINOIS THEATER
Pupils Give Excellent Program, Includ
ing Operetta and Drill, Before
ADDS ANOTHER CHAIR.
T. A. Siebert, at Hotel Harms Barber
Shop, Gives Patrons Better Service.
Owing to the Increase of business, and
in order to give my pal runs and public
in general prompt service, I have added
another chair to the Hotel Harms bar
ber shop, where my motto is "First
class service only."
T. A. SIEBERT.
tsroaaway rresDytenan. mis even
ing the session will meet at 8 o'clock in
the east parlor of the church.
Tuesday evening services will be held
at the South Park chapel.
odnosday afternoon thf Ruth's
Mission hand will meet with Miss Ros.i-
brlle Stewart, S21 Nineteenth, street.
Friday afternoon the Ladies' Aid so-
A Candy Cathartic will cure
constipation. For Torpid Liver,
Dyspepsia, Sick Headache. Chil
dren like them pleasant a
Box of 10 tablets 10c
Box of 36 tablets 25c
Sample free for the asking.
Fourth Ave. and Twentieth St
The closing entertainment given by
the pupi'.s of St. Joseph's school at the
Illinois theater Saturday alternooii was
in every way a decided success. The
doors of the theater were opened at 2
o'clock, and by 2:l!0. the time for the
starling of the exercises, almost every
seat in the house to the gallery was
filled. There were eight numbers on
the program, and all weie exceeding!
well rendered. Kach number received
the hearty applause ot the audunee.
The lirst number was a song by the
entire chorus. ilfred Olfa;'".
one of the pupils of the school, follow
ed with a short address of welcome.
The dumbbell exercise by the junior
boys of the school, under the leader
ship of Captain Grovcr Auid. was we!!
executed. The minims, the smallest
children in the school taking the kinder
garten course, sang "What l.itile Boys
Can Ho." Albert (ieiger. with his sis
ter, Miss Alice (Jelger, as accompanist
at the piano, rendered a beautiful vio
lilt selection. Master t! iger shows thai
he is a coming violinist. Kvcry note
that was sounded was true and mellow.
This was follower by a sketch cut I
tied "Doctor Cure-Ail," with 1 of the
pupils taking part. Wilfred O'Hare
took the part of Doctor Cure-All, and
handled the part well. The ruber nine
represented patients, including a fat
man who wished to reduce his flesh, i
short girl who wished to grow tall, Mr.
Scrawny who wished to become plump,
and various others. Dr. Cure-All had a
cure for almost every ailment that was
brought before him, but the medieino
turned out to work in just the oiposite
way from that desired. They all re
turned, and then the doctors' troubles
began. Mrs. Blooming, a handsome
widow in search of a husband, was the
only fortunate patient, she taking the
doctor. They left, and everything was
turned over to the office boy, .lake, and
he decided to close up the office, and
The silver strand fantastics given by
15 of the girls of the senior class was
beautifully executed. All of the gir.d
vvere dressed in long red dresses and
carried silver strands. The effect was
very striking. In their poses they char
acterized the cross with the air of their
The last number on the program was
the operetta, in which almost all of the
pupils of the school took part. The
scene was placed behind the walls -if
a king's palace. The part of King was
taken by Morgan Sexton, ami the Queen
by lima Cniicannon. Prince Grasshop
per by Lawrence Murphy, Princess
Firelly by Kiiabeth Kennedy, and Spi
doro, i lie terrorizing magician of the
land, by Frederick Brennan. Spidero
being able to control almost anything
with his magic wand, stole the Queen's
daughter. Princess Firefly, away from
the castle. The King promised Prince
Grasshopper that he could claim his
daughter as his bride if he ri turned
her to die castle. Prince Grasshopper,
being possessed of a magic sword.
started in pursuit of the princess and
found her behind a large spider web
in the dungeon of Spldero. Makin
use of his magic sword, he released the
princess, putting the villainous Spiderj
in her place behind the web. The ac
companimr nt to the operetta was play
ed by Miss Marie Friek.
At tiie conclusion or tlie program
Dean .1. .1. Quinn, pastor of St. Joseph's
chinch, marie a short address, thank
ing the members of the audience for
their support, and spoke briefly on the
good work of the school, aft v
which he presented the graduates
with their diplomas. The pn
pils who receiver diplomas were
Wilfred O'Hare, Miss Klizabet'i
Lynch, Miss Ague's Dower, M!,s
Rosina Pizzuto, and Miss Katherine
tee of Bethany home for the benefit of
There will be an auction sale at Sev
enteenth stieet and First avenue next
Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
The animal sermon to the hod car
riers will be delivered at the African
Methodist church next Sunday after
noon at u:i!o o'clock.
Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi. Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west ."..!t
The Young People's society of the
German Evangelical FiierKn's congre
gation will give an ice cream sociable
i- .1.. , ... . ...
cuucsria . .nine i aiiernoon and ev
ening in the basement tf the church on
i ue win oi i ne late -Mrs. Justiua
vwininoini oi tins city was admitted to
probate in the county court today. The
will was executed March ".n, l!in7. and
provides for the equal rlisiiibuiion
the property among the five children.
G. A. Koster. Jr. of Davenport hi
purchased from the Mitchell estate the
property located at lt;u Second av.
nue, the building occupier by S. V
Bowiby, the musisc dealer. It has -frontage
of ."o feet and a depth of 15
feet and the consideration was $1:!,-
(MM). Thl purchase was made bv Mr.
Koester as an investment.
Annual Meeting of the Hiah
School Association is Held
at the Watch Tower Inn.
Slitiwt-rM unit t liumliTMtoriMM Hit nf-
trrnooii mill iroliilly IIiIm t-vrnltiK,
coolor loiiiulit: Tik'kIii.y, fnir ami
J. VI. Mli:itli:it, l.ocnl l-'orrrHNtrr.
Tt-miicritliirr lit 7 n. in.. US; nt :t:.'tO
li. 711. Minimum t'iiiirrnt urr In liitt
'it lioiirN, :t: minimum, til. I'r'liili
lion, ,i:t. -liH-lly of ninil :it 7 n- in..
ir milM Mr hour. NIhko of untiT 7.1
rinc of .1 fool in Inxt IS Iioiii-n.
DEAN NOBLE SPEAKS
AT ST. KATHERINE'S
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Officers for Year Are Elected New
Committee Named to Undertake
Revision of Directory.
Miss Elizabeth McHugh One of Grad
uates Awarded the SL Mary's
Insure with Beecher Bros.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Kerler & Co., carpet and rug cleaners.
Moving pictures every evening at the
Watc h Tower.
Concert every day until further no
tice at the Watch Tower.
Let Krell & Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 1316 Third avenue.
Excellent business men's luncheon 35
cents from 12 to 2 at Hotel Harms.
You always get full value in Lewis'
Single Binder straight 5-cent cigar.
The Aiken Street Sewing society will
meet Wednesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. J. P. Siemon.
There will be a card party at the
Watch Tower Wednesday afternoon un
der the auspices of the house commit
Commencement exercises at Sr.
Katuerins school, Davenport, we
held this morning in the gymnasium of
(he school. Dean Gregory Noble of the
University of Iowa delivered the a?
dress to the graduates on the subject,
"Queen Elizabeth". The presentation
of diplomas was made in the chape'.
Rev. T. N. Morrison, bishop of Iowa.
Miss Elizabeth McHugh of this ci'.
was a member of the graduating clas;
and she was awarded one of the prizes
for the year, St. Mary's cross, her
name appears on the roll of honor and
she is given honorable mention in the
military drill. The other prizets for the
year were awarded to Miss Cora Mo -gan.
the bishops prize; Miss Bettina
Bradley, the Mother Superieir's prize
for English, and Miss Theresa Davil-
son, the Mrs. Henry Matthey's pri
ior vocal music, l ne exercises we
followed by the laying of the
A Fortunate TearTarK,
Mr. E. V. Goodloe, of 107 St. Louis
St., Dalas Tex. says: "I nthc past
year I have become acquainted vvi-.h
Dr. King's New Life Pills, and no lax
ative I ever before tried so effectual''
disposes of malarial and biliousness."
They don't grind nor gripe. 25c at W.
T. llartz's drug store, 301 Twentieth
The festivities of commencement
week at the Rock Island lush school
were ctnicluded Saturday evening with
the annual reunion of the Alumni asso
ciation at I lie Watch Tower inn. There
were about fifty of the school alumni
lire sent in addition to the graduates of
this year, who were welcomed as new
members of the association.
President B. 1). Connelly called the
meeting to orrler and presided. Earl
Bowiby acting as secretary in the ab
se'iiee of Miss Clara Crawford, tlected
at the hist meeting. The report erf the
treasurer was read, and other routim
The following ticket was successful in
the election ef new officers for the en
President H. H. Cleavelaud.
Vice President Mrs. George Davis.
Secretary Miss Myrtle Summers.
Treasurer Dudley Marshall.
Executive Committee Fred Aster,
Mrs. Fred Channon. Henry Stelck, Miss
Clara Beck, Sam Dart.
During the business session the ma1
ter of revising the directory of the as
sociation, discussed at the meeting a
year ago, was again brought up for
rliscus.-ion, and on motion President
Connelly appoiutcd a new committee-of
three to undertake the work of bringing
the directory up to date. The commit
tee is composed of Roy A. Sears, Dud
ley Marshall, ami Mrs. F. H. Firs:.
There has been no directory of the as
sociation published since the NO's. It
is believed that if the directory is
brought to date, ami the notices can be
addressed corivctly, the interest in the
associatitin can be greatly increased.
Wcli-omc rw Mrmbrrn.
Following the business meeting, a
short program was given, opening with
a vocal solo by J. G. Hazard. An ad
dress of welcome to the class of 1907
was delivered by Fred Aster of last
year's class, and following a pleasing
rearling. Fay Taylor of this year's class
vesponrled to the address of welcome.
piano solo by Miss Josephine Schnei
der concluded the program, and the re
maf.uler of the evening was spent in
Has1 your stomach gone out of busi
ness? If so you can reach the top
notch of physical and mental power
b" usins HeiHistor's Rocky Mountain
Tea. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets. Har
per bouse pharmacy.