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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
MONDAY. MARCH 2, 1908.
AT END OF A YEAR
Rev. W. B. Clemmer Delivers
Anniversary Sermon and Re
ports on His Work.
GOOD PROGRESS IS SHOWN
Women Hold Meeting to Further Pro
hibition Movement The Len
Uov. V. P.. Clemmer of the Memo
rial Christian church yesterday cele
brated the fust anniversary of his pas
torate of the local church. At the
morning service lie read his first an
nual report, and gave an outlook for
the coming year. During the past
ear the membership was increased
by S7 and by death und otherwise the
loss in membership was 45, makhi
a to'al membership of 74S. Approxi
mately f.'.uiio was raised during the
vinr for various imrnoses of which
amount $1,112. 0 was given to mis
Extensive improvements have been
mailt in tin? church-building including
the -.tdocorating of the interior, reno
vation of pl.mibing and heating and
the installation of a stereopticon ma
chine. All branches of the church
are in a most prosperous condition
and the outlook fur the coining year is
The l.enleu Seuxon.
Tin penitential .stason of the church
year is inaugurated with Ash Wednes
day which is Wednesday of this week.
The lenten season is celebrated In the
Episcopal, Lutheran and Catholic
churches with services. The program
of lenten services in Trinity Episcopal
church is as follows:
Ash Wednesday, March 4 Holy
communion 7 a. ni.
Morning prayer, litany, penitential
office 9:30 a. m.
Evening prayer litany, am! address
'7:3u p. ni.
4: no p. m
-Junior confirmation class,
Senior confirmation class,
7:30 p. ni.
Tuesdays Evening prayer, 4
Wednesdays Morning prayer and
litany, 9:30 a. in. Evening prayer, lit
any and address, 7:30 p. ni.
Thursdays Holy communion, 9:30
Fridays Morning prayer and litany,
9:30 a. m. Evening prayer and bible
class, 7:30 p. ni.
Holy week Holy communion daily
170? l AVI
Rock Isiand. III.
GIVING PEOPLE WHAT THEY
Elgin watches, Boss, Crescent
and Crown filled cases.
When we recommend these
makes, we're not working for
the factory, but you and our
selves. Not so much profit as
in other makes, but unlimited
That's the sequepedalian that
does the business here.
irai a avi
Rock Island. III.
Your Head is Level
when you need money and
secure it through us. We
loan liberal amounts
privately on household
goods, pianos, horses,
cows, wagons, etc., with
out removal or delay.
Courteous treatment, low
est rates, longest time,
quickest service are what
you may expect when you
Whoever, whatever, wher
ever you are, no matter
what your circumstances
may be, see us before you
borrow. We will save you
MUTUAL LOAN CO.,
Peoples National Bank bnlldlaK.
Room 411, Hock Inland, 111.
Telephone, old west 122.
Office hours, 8 a. m. to p. m.
Opea Wedaeaday aad Saturday
erealusa to 8 p. pa.
except Good Friday and Saturday, 9:30
Tuesday and Thursday Evening
prayer 4:30 p. m.
Wednesday Evening prayer, litany
and address, 7:30 p. m.
Good Friday Morning prayer and
pro anaphora, 9:30 a. m. Three hours'
devotion 12 to 3 p. m.
Saturday Easter even, baptisms, 4
Easter day, April 39 Holy commun
ion, C and 8 a. m. Morning prayer,
holy communion and sermon 10:45 a.m.
Children's festival, 3:45 p. m.
The special preachers for the Wed
nesday evening 'services are as fol
March 4 Rev. G. 11. Sherwood.
March 11 Rev. George R. Hewlett,
rector of St. John's church, Kewanee.
March 18 Rev. G. DeWitt Dowling,
fector of Trinity church, Davenport.
March 25 Rev. J. M. Maxon, rector
of Grace church, Galesburg.
April 1 Rev. William D. Williams,
D. D., rector of Trinity church, Iowa
April 8 Rev. A. I. Ernest Boss, rec
tor of Trinity church, Muscatine.
April 15 Rev. G. H. Sherwood.
Oiuen lll IretiDK'.
A mass meeting of women interest
ed in the local option movement was
held yesterday afternoon at the First
Methodist church and was attended by
over "00 women. The meeting was
presided over and addressed by Dr. R.
B. Williams, pastor of the church.
Short adresses were made by Mrs. Kit
ten, Mrs. Marion Humphreys, Miss
Ella Taylor and Mrs. S. J. Wood in.
Miss Iva Pearce read an address de
livered at a similar meeting held in
Canton, Ohio, recently, telling what
the women of that city had done in
the interest of local option.
. The ladies voted to unite in prayer
every day from 11 to 12 o'clock, and
have asked all women of the city to
join them in prayer. The meeting was
marked with much enthusiasm, and
the speakers urged the women of the
city to take a stand in the question
and uphold it. These meetings will be
held every Sunday afternoon until
election and an effort will be made to
have prominent speakers present.
Next Sunday Miss Brehm of Chicago
will make the principal address of the
IN THE CHURCHES
Central Presbyterian. This evening
the Christian Endeavor society will
hold a business meeting at the home
of Mrs. Ramskill, 1C03 Eleventh ave
nue. Wednesday evening prayer services
will be held.
Thursday evening the teachers' train
ing class will meet at the home of Rev.
Marion Humphreys, 1014 Seventeenth
Spencer Memorial Methodist. This
evening the official board will meet In
Tuesday evening the normal bible
study class will meet in the church.
Wednesday evening .prayer services
will be held in the church, followed by
a meeting of the Sunday school board.
Thursday evening the Epworth
league will hold a business meeting in
United Presbyterian. The monthly
business meeting of the session will
be held following the prayer service
Wednesday evening at 7:30.
The trustees will meet Thursday ev
ening with John Taylor, 743 Four
Friday afternoon the Ladies' Aid so
ciety will meet with Mrs. D. J.White,
111C First avenue.
Broadway Presbyterian. The Junior
society will meet in the Sunday school
room Wednesday afternoon at 4. Pray
er service will be held Wednesday ev
ening at 7:30.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
A. H. McCandless, 903 Twenty-third
Grace Lutheran. The Acme society
will meet this evening with the Misses
Greim, 924 N'ineteenth avenue, Moline.
The Ladies Aid society will meet
Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
K. T. Anderson. 917 Nineteenth street.
Lenten services will be held Friday
evening in the church at 8 o'clock.
Swedish Lutheran. The . board of
trustees will meet this evening at the
home of the cashier.
The sub-bazar committee will meet
tomorrow evening at 7:30 at the
Lenten services will be' held Wed
nesday evening in the church. The
Sunday school teacners will hold a
business meeting following this ser
The Ladies' Mission society will hold
a meeting Thursday afternoon at 2:30
at the home of Mrs. Sederquist
Twelfth street and Eighteenth avenue
The Tri-City Luther league will hold
Its quarterly meeting at the church
Thursday evening at 8.
Choir rehearsal Friday evening will
be postponed because of the lecture
by Governor Hanly at the Illinois.
Saturday afternoon at 1 the confirm
ation class will meet.
First Methodist. This evening at
i ( 7.30 the official board will meet in the
pastor s study. The Woman s Home
Mission circle will meet this "evening
at 7:45 with Mrs. J. W. Barrett, 1012
Nineteenth street. The Daughters of
the Covenant will hold a business meet-
W. H. LAMONT IS
Made Local Representative of the
Diamond Jo in Davenport, to
Fill Vacancy In Office.
W. H. Lamont will have charge of
the Davenport office of the Diamond
Jo steamboat line this season. Mr.
Lamont has for several years in con
nection with his father, Captain George
Lamont, acted for the Diamond Jo at
the office of the company in this city.
The Davenport agency Is a very ue-
sirable one and the appointment is
well deserved as Mr. Lamont has had
long experience in river business and
is well known in steamboat circles.
The vacancy in the local office will
be filled by Ralph W. Lamont, who
has assisted at the office. In Daven
port Mr. Lamont will probably become
agent for the Carnival City line in ad
dition to serving the Diamond Jo. His
appointment fibs the vacancy caused
by the death of the late Captain Os
borne and the iecent resignation of
Mrs. Osborne as agent.
ing also this evening at 7:30 at the
home of Mrs. W. E. Martin in th
Prayer service and Sunday school
teachers meeting will be held Wednes
day evening in the church.
The Woman's Foreign Mission so
ciety will meet Thursday afternoon
with Mrs. Louis Dindinger, 950 Twen
The choir will meet for rehearsal
Saturday evening at 7:30.
First Baptist. Prayer service Wed
nesday evening will be followed by a
meeting of the cred literature class.
Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock the
Ladies' Mission circle will meet, with
Mrs. John Titterington, 945 Seven
Memorial Christian. The Christian
Endeavor society will hold a meeting
this evening at the home of Dr. J. H
Nicholas, 1124 Third avenue.
Tuesday evening the teachers' train
ing class and normal bible study class
will meet in the church.
Wednesday evening prayer service
will be held in the church.
The Ladies' Aid society will moe
Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
The ladies of the Second Christian
church will meet at the church on
Sixth street and Thirteenth avenue
Wednesday afternoon to organize a
Ladies' Aid society.
Trinity Episcopal. The vestry will
hold its monthly meeting at the rec
tory Thursday evening at 8 o'clock.
Trinity guild will not meet Wednes
day because of Ash Wednesday. Other
Wednesdays during Lent the guild will
meet in the choir room at 2:30 o'clock.
Zion Lut'tieran. The Young Men's
club will meet this evening at 7:45 in
Tomorrow evening at 7 the confirm
ation clas3 will meet in the church. At
8 o'clock the Sunday school teachers
will meet in the church. The same
evening at 8 o'clock the trustees will
meet at the home of C. A. Larson,
390C Eighth avenue.
Wednesday evening at 7:43 prayer
services will be held in the church.
Thursday afternoon the Mustard
Seed society will meet with Mrs. Fred-
erickson, Fourth street and Twenty-
fourth avenue, Moline. Thursday ev
ening at 7:45 the building committee
will meet at the church.
Friday evening the confirmation
class will meet. Prayer services will
beheld the same evening at the Dan
ielson home, 111 Fifth avenue, Moline.
The confirmation class will meet Sat
Edgewood Baptist. Trayer services
will be held in the church Wednesday
The Ladies' Aid society will give a
"C" sociable at the church Thursday
evening. The regular supper or supper
a la carte will be served from G to S
o'clock. Music and other entertain
ment will be provided.
The choir will meet for rehearsal
South Park Chapel. The Junior so
ciety will meet in the chapel Tuesday
afternoon at 4. Prayer service will
be held Tuesday, evening at 7:30
Something t Figure Out.
The old fashioned weather seers who
place much significance in the manner
in which March "comes in" because
they firmly believe it will have a great
deal to do with the manner In which
the month "goes out" will probably put
in several months figuring whether the
display of lightning and dash of hail
that ushered in the month Saturday
night was sufficiently like the proverb
ial "raging lion" to insure a lamb-like
Advertised Letter List.
For week ending Feb. 29, 1908: v
R. W. Blakeslee, Mrs. Violet Craw
ford, Fred Duhardt, Miss Norma Ebert,
Ed Henderson',-Miss Grace Hall. Ida
Harter, August Hasaert, Mrs. C. John
son, Theodore Jackson, Jack Kenney,
A. Leeper, Harry. Lockwood, Miss
Gladys Moneghan, William McQuade,
Miss Katy McKackey, Mrs, Mamie
Mourise, Patrick O'Hern. C. O. Pauley,
A. Pollock, C E. Reese. Mrs. W. H.
Snyder, Mrs. Maud Shaw, Miss Liw;goOOOOOOOOCX)CCX)OOCXXX)OOoS: Omaha-Hogs, 8,000; cattle, 4,000.
Sholtz. Miss June Shults, V. A. Slessor,
Miss Dulce Seeley, Tri-city Real Es
tate & Investment company, J. M.
Walker. Albert Wing.
Foreign: Mrs. Christie, Henri Jacob,
John Larson. B. Nowik. I. Th. Rath-
eber, Tak. Walder.
HUGH A. J, M'DONALD, P. M.
Generally fair touiight nul Tuemlnytl
not murb change In temperature.
J. M. SHERIKK, Local Forecaatrr.
Temperature at 7 . m.. 2!! nt 3:30 1
nit 'JUt. Ia vim ii hi temperature In lout
2-f hourx, 3u; iululinu:ii, 121. Velocity of I
wind nt 7 a. in., 12 in ilex per hour. Stuice
of water. feet, n full of 2.1 fret In
Inst 4S hour. 1'recliiltutlou, none.
JvUrcb 2 In Wotory.
170? De Witt Clinton, statesman, born ni
New Windsor. N. Y. ; (tied De
Witt Clinton vsts the son of General
James Clinton, u disllrguisiied colonial
anil Revolutionary soldier. For hla
advocacy of the Zrlo canal he was
elected governor of New York In 1817.
1SE5 Nicholas of Kucsia died; succeeded
by his son Alexander II.
1835 Professor John Stuart Blackle of the
University of Kdinburgh died in Edin
burgh; born lislu.
Tonight and Tomorrow Morning.
Bun nets 5:48. rises 6:27. Moon sets
6 p. m. Moon's age, 12 days. 1:41 p. m..
new moon. Sun's declination, 7 degrees
south of celestial equator.
Leaf lard at Gilmore's.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
H. K. Walker sells real estate.
Me to Jones for a cheap stove.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express. Spencer & Trefz.
Cement at Mueller Lumber company.
Have you tried the Red Dwarf ink
Another carload of Pocahontas lumps
just in at Mueller's.
Let Krell & Siemon do your furnace
and tin work; 1316 Third avenue.
Lewis' Single Binder cigar richest
most satisfying smoke on the market.
The Bethany Home Sewing society
will meet at the home tomorrow after
noon. cexton is selling tne imported ueu
Dwarf ink pencil at the new Safety
Dr. F. B. De Gioot, osteopath, has
removed his office to room 505. Safety
I defy you to beat my prices on all
kinds of stoves. Jones, the second
hand man. .
The Association Helpers will meet
at the Y. M. C
A. tomorrow afternoon
at 3 o clock.
Don't shiver yourself into- sickness;
take your small change to Jones and
get a stove.
Dr. C. L. Silvis has removed his of
fice from 171C Second avenue to room
205, Safety building.
Call on Sexton, Safety building, he
sell9 all kind of oflio supplies, good
cigars and fine candies.
A cup of coffee, a bit of sausage,
and Mrs. Austin's buckwheat cakes
is a breakfast fit for a king.
Nothing so cheap for a good, whole
some, hearty breakfast, as Mrs. Aus
tin's pancake flour. At all grocers.
Money saved is money made; take
$1.45 and buy a sack of that splendid
flour at the Seventeenth Street Cash
"A Debt of Honor," four-act drama,
Tuesday evening, March 3, at Colum
bia hall. Twenty-second street and
Fifth avenue, given by the Columbian
Miss Lillie Louise Breecher, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Breecher of
1430 Fortieth street, was married to
ARE YOU PARTICULAR
ABOUT THE EDIBLES YOU
PLACE UPON YOUR TABLE?
DO QUALITY GROCERIES
MEAN ANYTHING TO YOU?
If they do, you should
know this store, the high
grade goods we handle
and the really saving
prices at which we sell.
Let us Supply you for one
month, strictly "on trial"
we're willing that you
put us to the test. .
GOODS DELIVERED TO ALL
PARTS OF THE CITY.
LARSON & I ARSON
Old Phone west 983, New 5535.
. - Cor. 7th Ave. and 15th SL -
I W. 2d Street
Don't think, that prices are nigh, just because our snowing is un
it t T 1 1.1 'ft
usually early. Let
Suits we are selling at $12.50, $16.75, $20, $25, $35 and $50.
Skirts at $3.00, $5.00, $6.75, $8.75, $12.50, $15r00 and $20
Coats at $5.00, $7.50, $10.00, $12.50, $15.00 and $18.75.
Waists at $1.00, $150, $2.50, $3.00, $5, $7.50 and $10.
Jesse Walters of Cuba, 111., this after
noon at 2 o'clock by Justice G. Albert
Johnson at his office. They will leave
tomorrow morning for Cuba where
they will make their home.
Peter Lippens was fined $50 and
costs for disturbing the peace, creating
14 7U UU.
John II. Peters and Mrs. Frieda
Philips of Davenport were united in
marriage by Justice G. Albert Johnson
This evening there will be a meet
ing for men Interested in the local on-
tkm movement at the Y. M. C. A. at
7:30. All men interested in local op
tion will be welcome.
Other brands of flour equal to Wood
men's Choice (the copyrighted brand
controlled by the Seventeenth Street
Cash store), but none excel It in qual
ity. It is only $1.45 per sack. Phone
in your order.
W. S. McCombs returned Saturday
evening from the millinery markets of
the east. Miss Miller. Miss McCul
lough. Miss Girard and Miss Maroney
will head the department for the sea
son 1908 at Young & McCombs.
Compare the price, $1.45 per sack
for the Woodmen's Choice flour at the
Seventeenth. Street Cash store, with
what 'H" are beinS charged on your
pass book. Recollect there is no bet
ter flour made; we guarantee it
The Taste of Tin.
A man may lire in the city and buy a
squash and eat it. That Us all he can
do with a boughten squash, for a
squash that he cannot raise he cannot
store or take delight in outside of pie.
And can a man live where his garden
Is a grocery, his storehouse a grocery,
his bins, cribs, mows and attics so
many pasteboard boxes, bottles and
tin cans. Tinned squash in pie may
taste like any squash pie, but it is no
longer squash. And is a squash noth
ing If not pie? Oh, but be gets a
lithograph squash upon the can to
show him how the pulp looked or God
made it. This is a sop to his higher
sensibilities. It ia a commercial re
minder, too, that life even in the city
should be more than pie. It is also the
commercial way. of preserving the fla
vor of the canned squash, else he
would not know whether he were eat
ing squash or pumpkin or sweet pota
to. But, then, it makes little differ
ence. All things taste the same in the
city all taste of tin. Dallas Lore
Sharp in Atlantic.
Chicago, March 2. Following are the
market quotations today:
May, 99. 99, 97, 97.
' July, 94, 95'4, 93, 93.
September, 91'4. 92. 90, 90.
May, 61, 61, C0. 61 'A.
July, 59, 60. 594. 59t4
September, 58, 59, 58T59.
May, 53. 53, 52, 52.
July, 44. 45, 44. 44.
September, 37, 37. 37. 37. '
May. 11.70, 11.85, 11.65. 11.70.
July, 12.10, 12.20, 12.02, 12.07.
May, 7.65, 7.75, 7.62, 7.65.
July, 7.85, 7.97, 7.85, 7.S7.
May, 6.65, 6.7. 6.622. 6.62.
July, 6.95, 7.02, 6.92, 6.92.
Receipts today: Wheat. 16; corn.
195; oats, 229; hogs, 46.000; - cattle,
26,0i)0; sheep, 30,000.
Hag market opened steady. Hogs
left over, 2,500. Light, $4.354.62;
mixed and butchers, $4.354.70; good
heavy, $4.354.67; rough heavy, $4.35
' vauic iuai uciicu oicauj
I Sheep market opened strong
The "Bee Hibe
Nelv Spring Garments are
No need to wait any longer ' to select a new
Spring Suit, Coat, Skirt, "Waist or Hat.
Our present snowing snows every good style,
model, material, snade that will be shown this
Season. In act, a selection at this time will
often insure an exclusive style, and a small
payment will secure the garment for you until
you're ready to call for it.
us show you what Deautitul
Kansas Cityi-Hogs, 10,000; cattle,
Hog market closed steady. '. Light,
$4.35!& 4.6.0; mixed and butchers. $4.35
4.02; good heavy, $4.354.02; rough
Cattle market closed steady. Beeves,
$3.90aG.0O; cows and heifers, $l.S0Tt'
4.90; stockers and feeders, $2.75(H'4.90.
Sheep market closed strong.
Minneapolis; Today, 352; last week.
U I , 1 tl .7" L (CI L , I 1.. i V 1 1 1 11 L I J I J I Ll ) ,
2S; last week. 112; last year. Ill
T 1 . 1 . , - f m.nn,. Til) Tl..l...Vi TnJn
Visible supply of grain: Wheat in
creased 1,362,000, corn eecreased 299,'
000. oats decreased '566,000.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat V
higher, corn V4 lower.
Liverpool closed Wheat Y4 to
higher, corn lower.
New York 8tclcs.
New York, March 2. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Gas 86, U. P. 112, U. S. Steel
preferred 92, AT. S. Steel common 29
Reading 95, Rock Island preferred
22, Rock Island common 11, Southern
Pacific C8. N. Y. Central 94, Mis
souri Pacific 32, L. & N. S9, Smelters
60, C. F. I. 16, Canadian Pacific
142. Illinois Central 125, Penna
112. Erie 12. C. & O. 27, B. R. T
40'i, B. & O. 79, Atchison 08, Sugar
A CARLOAD OF.
"Woodmen's Choice" Flour
We have just received a carload of No. 1 spring wheat
flour put up under our private brand "The Woodmen's
Choice," by one of the largest mills in Minneapolis and
by buying direct from the mill in car lots, we are saving
the jobbers' profit.
To introduce the "Woodmen's Choice" in every home
in the city, we will sell it at $1.45 per sack and guaran
tee every sack to give perfect satisfaction in every way
or we will cheerfully refund your money.
Price per sack, 49 pounds
Seventeenth Street Cash Store
Corner Fourth Avenue and Seventeenth Street
Old Phone West 304. New Phone 5489
New Wall Papers
Our spring line of wall papers is now - in stock, includ
ing Lincrusta's Harmon Crepe9, Permanent Duplex Silks,
and the conventional floral designs. '
Call and be convinced that they are superior in qual
ity and prices. -
Estimates furnished for all kinds of Painting, Grain
ing and Paper Hanging. -
' ;. 1429-1431
W. 2d Street
1131,2, St. Paul 109, Copper 51.
Republic Steel preferred C5. Republic
Steel common 15'4, Southern Ry. 9.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, March 2. Following are
the wholesale quotations on the mar
Provisions and Produce.
Eggs Fresh, 22c.
Live Poultry Spring chickens. 10c
per pound; hens, per pound, 9; ducks.
per pound, 9c; turkeys, per pound,
14c; geese, per pound, 9c.
Butter Dairy. 26 to 27.
Vegetables Potatoes, 60c; onions,
Hogs $3.75 to $4.15.
Sheep Yearlings or over, $4.00 to
$i.00; lambs, $4 50 to $6.75.
Cattle Steers, $3.00 to $5.00; cows
and heifers, $2.00 to $4.00; calves, $4.00
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 60c to 62c; oats, 50c
Forage Timothy hay, $11 to $13;
prairie. $9.00 to $11.00; clover. $10.0v
to $11.00; straw, $6.00.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 13c to 14c;
slack, per bushel, 7c to Sc.
Second Avenue. ft