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ITITE 'AUGTJS, SATURDAY, OCTOP.TCrt 6, looa:
Pinckneyville Delegate Winner
. in State Temperance Union
f " IW Defense of
the Alamo" Is the
Vl5- ' Subject of t!ie Successful
?ir '! tflieVentertainment cf the Woman's
NrCVlstian Temperance union last even
" Jug at the First Methodist church was
a great delight to all who were present.
' The grand diamond medal matron'-;
contest occupied the greater part t-f
the evening. Tfccr... were six con te -slants
and each delivered a fine read
ing. Mrs. Ktta Root Edwards if
'PiiicUneyville was awarded the medal.
Her reading was "The Defense of the
Alamo" (Mrs. Xcll Turger) and was
most effectively given.
Miss Katherine OeM of thi3 city
played the organ voluntary and marea
while the people were eonsri satin-'.
Throughout lii entertainment tlv?
audience was delighted with several
mur.ical numbers hy Mrs. A. K. Wil
liams. Mrs. U-irriet. Cronper-.Tohns.'on
and Mia3 Charlotte Noaek. Mrs.
Adelia E. Carman, state svperititoml
cnt, was in charge of the contest. The
judges were Miss Iva Pearcc, J. .'-
Witter and Mrs. Marion Humphreys.
Mrs. S. M. D. Fry of Evam-ton present
ed the medal to Mrs. Edwards. Mrs.
Nannie Duncan of ITrbana was substi
tuted in place of Mrs. Gertrude Dyson
in the content.
v Selection liivrn,
VTlie readings as they were given are
ft "The . Court of the Last Appeal"
Jtrs. Ullian M. Gilmer, Champaign.
5The Dykes of Holland" Mrs. Nan
nie Duncan, ITrbana.
"A Threatening Cloud on the Hori-
MRS. ETTA ROOT EDWARDS,
i Recording Secretary State W. C. T. V
zon Mrs. Margaret Mclntyre, caiiin.
; "How Mrs. Hennessey Saved Her
Boy" Mrs. Mary E. Eongbrake, Edwards-
v"The Defense of the Alamo" Mrs.
Etta Root Edwards, Pinckneyville.
'"Backbone" Mrs. L. Belle Goo 1
Mrs. Carman presented the prize
"The Happy Citizen.;'
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i KIJ EE22CS33SSS:
"i when I am Beset for the
Where-witn-tQll, I go with all haste to one whose business it is to
disburse moneys to the Financially Perplexed; there my need. are
quickly Supplied-and I depart in Peace." Then said they, "He
speaks Wisdom Tetus make a note of this." And straightway thej
betook themselves, as" occasion Required, to the cheerful Dispenser
and found that it was Even so
MORAL Emulation is the sinccreest form of common senfe.
Should YOU at any time be in-need of ready cash call and see cs
about it we will he very ploa'fied to explain our system of loanin
money to honest people. We know:our methods will please; you, and
our rates are comparatively iow. We loan from $10 upwards.
yu cannot call, a letter or phone moss-acre will brins our man to see
you you can arrange for a loan with him. All transactions strictly
Phone West 514.
New l'houe GOll.
banner for the department to Cham
paign county and the gold utar to Mju!
ii ie county. ' .
Dr. H. W. Ueed closed the meeting
with the benediction.
RScKINLEY CHURCH TO
HAVE RALLY SUNDAY
Ilishop Mack Here to Help Wipe Out
Indebtedness Must liaise $iO
The Argus is requested to publish
the following announcement of per-
MISS Ll'LU MIXER,
Who Will Address Young People This
vices tomorrow at McKJnley Daptis;.
Rock iFland. Oct. 8, 1909. The
McKiniey Baptist church, corner
Sixth avenue and Tentli street, Hock
Island, will have a grand rally next
Sunday. Oct. 10. Eishop A. Mack. I).
D., of Kansas City, Mo., the world's
evangelizing missionary, will Mil the
stand. He is also a great Haptist and
has been ah evangelist for nearly 4 0
years. The bishop has built over 1 1
Haptist churches throughout the
.MRS. MARY E. Kl'IH.,
President State W. C. T. V.
country. His subject for Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock will be "TIic
Church Faith and History." Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock. "Woe Uuto
Them That Are at Ease i-.i Zion." Sun
day evening at 8 o'clock, his sermon
will be "The Speckled Bird." Rev.
Milton Howard of Davenport is cm
temporary pastor until the McKiniey
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Once on a time, there lived
a Man v.-ho had a smiie that
would not come. off. Like a
Robin Redbreast in June, he
scattered joy wherever be went.
His neighbors often asked why
he was so Guy.- His auswe
was always the fame: "I owe
not. any Man." But, said they,
"When sickness overtakes
Thee or Thine, unawares, or
any other natural but unfor
seen event disperses thy shek
els, while they are still warm
what Then?" Then answered
he them. "Know brothers, that
Room 403 Rest Building..
HOCK ISLAND, ILL.
Women Ballot on Representa
tives to the National and
MRS. TITTERINGTON NAMED
Will lie lcler.te-at-large to the
Omul in Convention leaders
- Balloting for delegates to both the
national convention of "the organiza
tfon and to the world's convention took
place this morning at the W. C. T. U.
state convention. The vo'es were
llaced in the hands of a committee
which was to report late this after
noon. Illinois will he represented at
the national convention by 20 del -pates
and at the world's convention
by 13 delegates.
Each county has the right to nomi
nate a delegate and the convention
voted on them all at one time. Th
20 receiving the highest vote will be
declared the delegates to the nation il
meeting and the same for those who
are to attend the world meeting.
Mr. Tittt-l-iiittnii IX'leiiKt nt 1 .11 !.
Mrs. Rose Tittei ington, president of
the Rock Island Woman's Christian
Temperance union, was unanimously
chosen this morning as delegate at
large to the national convention at
Siee-Ii' Thin Afternoon.
Mrs. L. M. N. Stevens, national pres
ident of the W. C. T. V., and Mrs.
Anna A. Gordon, national vice presi
dent of the W. C. T. U., each gave a
three-minute talk this afternoon, in
which they conveyed greetings to the
The local arrangements committer
was accorded a vole of thanks by the
lienr State Orjiaiiiiers.
The morning- was occupied in listen
ing to notes from the state organizers,
the county presidents and the state
department superintendents. A report
which was listened to with more than
ordinary interest was the one givon
by Mrs. Emily Hill of Cock county,
who reported on the great temperanc"
parade which took place there recently
and out of which grew the controversy
as to whether or not General Gram
of the United Slates army had a riglit
to ride at the head of it in hi:? o'hciil
uniform. Mrs. HiO sang a song which
was composed after the affair was oot
and it was highly approved by th:
delegates, ami the singer was voi"-.l
the thanks of the convention,
i t, ). l'leturr for lll-ili School.
After the reports has been mad'
Principal H. E. Brown of the high
school was called upon the platform
and presented with a portrait of Mis?
f iances k. marti. late neiovt-u lea.i -r
of the prohibi:ion movement. Tit;
convention of the Illinois W. C. T. IT.
lias formed a custom of giving to the
high school of th? city In which t-key
convene in annual meetings a picture
of their former leader. Principal
Brown accepted ihe gift with thanks
and stated that he was very glad to
add the picture of so good and distbv
gui.shed a woman to the picture! ai
ready given places of honor on thr
walls of the high school. He said that
the school has pictures of many greit
characters men famous for tirt, litera
lure and science, but that the portrait
of Miss Yv'illard is the first of any
great woman to grace the collection.
tie expressed an appreciation
women '"n general and said it was hi.?
belief that it will not be long before
they come to their own and are ac
corded the rights which ore really
theirs, the right of equal suffrage.
In addition to the portrait of "Miss
Willard. the high school was given on.1
of Mrs Mnrthn Hunt in the n.i"io cf
the f.ci"ntiilc temperance instruction
department, of which Mis.? Carrie Mus
scr i.-i superintendent.
Younii IeoiIen ICvouintr.
This evening will be observed as
young people's evening and an inter
esting program lias been prepared for
the occasion. The affair will tak-
place at "the First Methodist church
and will include the following:
March of juniors, a speech, and a
yell State Loyal Temperance Legion
Scripture lesson and prayer Miss
iifiiiht Zoll, Chicago.
Solo Clarence Dean, president Mo-
line L. T. L.
'.'I'.orus.. '"Down With Whiskey"
Rock It-land (colored) L. T. L.
A tiny speech by a tiny boy.
Address Mis:? Lueeba Miner, gen
eral secretary L. T. L., Kino Gap, 111.
Offering Miss Kalhryn Sawyer, Chi
cago. Violin Miss Kathryn Noak, Rock
The Ixmg of the Y's.
Benediction Rev. Clarence Lincoln.
Baptist church will find a good shep
herd to become their permanent, pas
tor and from this day on the chinch i
will sail as the McKiniey Baptist
church, which is its proper name.
The McKiniey Baptist church is only
$16.50 in debt and as Bishop Mack
will preach at the rally Sunday, the I
public at large is invited, and ve
hope will attend, as we must raise
Arrested as Swindlers.
-Seattle, Orc.ct. 9. Jack Carroll,
ASSIGNM FNT " OF W. C.
T. U. LEADERS IN LO
CAL PULNTS SUNDAY
Morning Rev. Mary . Kuhl.
Evening Rev. Mary L. Moreland.
BROADWAY Pr.tSBYTERI AN.
Morning Rev. Mary L. More
land. Evening Rev. Mary E.
Morning Mrs. Etta Root Ed
wards. CHRISTIAN MEMORIAL.
Morning Mrs. Almena McDon
ald. Evening Miss Lulu Miner.
Morning Miss Louise Hollistor.
Evening Rev. Eva Kinney Mil
ler. UNITED PRESBYTERIAN.
Morning Miss Ingram Mace,
Mrs. Lucy A. Gostelow.
Evening Mrs. Katherine Grin
nell. GRACE ENGLISH LUTHERAN.
Evening Mrs. Hopper.
A. 7.T. E.
Morning Mrs. Sudney.
SOUTH PARK CHAPEL.
Mrs. A. N. Field.
the wrestling promoter, for a long
time Frank notch's manager; Bert
Warner of Minneapolis, a middleweight
wrestler, and Winn Sharris of Spokane
MHS. ALMENA P. McDONALD,
Vice IM-esi.Itnt State V. T. U.
were arrested at Curfew, Wash., yes
terday, charged with being members of
Hie Maybray gang of wrestling and ;
foot race swindlers recently indicted
at Omaha and Council BIulTs.
The great land-locked harbor of the southwest, where
eighteen lines of railroads meet the ships.
Read what a Rock Island citizen says of his investment:
TaJ Ocnc P7 TK A S MTT
4 - . n , f J ' , r .- i. - kuo tniuu
trkusmuBoo or aaiiT.rrof Vrpat.d MeaMra. beyood Uia amount at toil,
nr ua aMMaa. is OJea wi'.a im
Thai buu KJtiiLA.TD
RECEIVED c! Rock
89 CH. B. 9
W. Q. Burchfield,
416 Safety Bldg.
Have been over
8 : 05 p. m.
FOar GLEE CLUB
Singers of Young Men's Chris
tian Association to 0r;
SECRETARY SMEDLEY LEAD
Will Assist at Sunday Meetings and
Give Enlertaiiiniciiis During
The officers of the Y. M. C. A. arr
making preparations to organize an en
tirely new club at the association. A
club is to be started. Many of
younger men of the association
have expressed a desire to have fiich
an organization and will undoubt
edly be taken up with much zeal.
Secretary R. C. S:ied!ey has pod.ed a
notice fi.r all prospective; members 10
register at once, as the number is rj
be limited. The secretary, win is in
old college glee clr.vj man, will leal
tiio elub at first, and he is confident
that a gcood one can be developed
from the material on hand. Rehear
sals will he Iv'giri at once, .,o that the
club may assist at the Sunday meet
ings. B?;:!dcs .singing at these meet
ings several entertainments will be
given during the season.
Mr. lOdunrdK .iv- AlilrNN.
j pecanse of the W. C. T. U. iueeiing
tomorrow afternoon, there will be but
one of the regular meetings at the Y.
:M - C. A. The B. G. M. club will meet
as usual at z.io. 1 no omcers nave
been exece dinglyiortunate in securing
Mrs. Etta Rooot Kd wards, who won
the grand diamond medal contest last
evening at the W. C. T. U. convention.
She will address the boys. The ne-.v
officers will be in charge and they will
bring up several important matters oF
business which were under discussion
at their meeting on Thursday evening.
Any iboy from 12 to IS years will hi
cordially welcomed at the meeting.
Monday evening the annual meeting
of the association will be held at 7::'.0
and a public reception will bo given by
the directors of the association at f.
HAS PLEDGES FOR
LARGE Slir1 OF MONEY
Matilda II. On-se, Founder
Woman's Temple, About to
Mrs. Matilda It. Carse, the founder
of the Woman's "Tempi
who is attending the
W. C. T. U. on-
Some of Your Money in Lots in
ESSE WESTERN BMOH I'E&E&HiLPH GOBlPjlTJI
23,000 OFFECESTtfi AMERICA. CAPLg SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD.
8 nd DELIVERS maasMre ooij on o0a4ioaa llmlticg tea Uahaity. which hm bern imtod.tp by tb.
Uompur for trsosntsacb. - ...
BlS8AX, a& ia doUvered by raqaest of 0 Kader. under the eoncUtioai uuaod aixra
ROBERT C. CLOWFY, President and General Manager.
M. 21. Paid.
Am more than satisfied With my investment.
H. A. SCHLEUTER.
E. F. GODFREY.
Safety Building, for further information.
nearly eloubla the .sum which was
accredited to her in lh interview
published yesterday, -'lie La3 r?teed
not only enough money to fully pay
back the bend holders but has raised
nearly 2."0.000 additional to clear
off the other debts of thv institution.
Ever since the national W. C. T. U.
JUDGE SEABORN WRIGHT,
orfri:i Aiiti-J-aloon Oratur, WI10 Will
Address Muss Meeting Sunday,
refused to acknowledge the temple as
an "affiliated interest" which it did
after the death of Miss Frances E.
Willard, it lias been the ambition of
I Mrs. Carse to pay off the moral ob-
ligation of the temple trustees and j
she has made this her life work. She'
is on the 'verge of accomplishing her
dosiro now and hopes U do so before
the year is out.
BETTERS SUNDAY'S RECORD
Gipey Smith Converts 2,."iOO in First
Week of Keviial at Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. If. With approximate
ly 2,r,i)i) conversions .and with 2!,U''
pieir.ises from his hearers thai life in
the luture will be guid.'.l by daily
prayer, both in private trad public.
Evangelist Gip-iy Smith last nigut
elide. I tile lirht Week of his o:ie-i,:o!it II
campaign for souis in Chicago. Three
hundred conversions were made
through the appeal last night.
Mrs. Roosevelt Visiting C'ster.
Rome, Oct. !i. i.Yis. Theodore; lloo.-:--velt
ar.d her daughter. I-Ztliel. returned
yi :;tt rd:.y to Porto Main izi'j. Th"y
:;ie guests of Mrs. Roosevelt's si.uor.
ra - h iut wmiwmwl hu wwui uv
tanrtxM. ' .w- .
1 vention, reports that she has rai
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Oct. 8, 1909.
Houston, Texas, Oct. 8.
of Magnolia Park and
ALL OLD OFFICERS,
SAVE ONE', HELD
Illinois Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union Satisfied
MISS BOLTON IS SECRETARY
Mrs. Luceba Miner Kelinquislies
Head of Ijoyal Ii'airue lo
So well have they performed the1r
duties the past year, all of the officers
with one exception have been contin
ued by the Illinois Woman's Christian
Temperance union. Mrs. Luceba Miner
lelinquished the secretaryship of th
Loyal Temperance league in favor nt
her assistant. Miss Nellie Bolton ol
Nauvoo. The election took place yes
terday afternoon w ith Hie foilowing r -suits:
President Mrs. Mary E. Kuhl, Chi
cago. Vice president Mrs. Almena Mc
Corresponding secretary MUs
Helen Hood, Grant Park.
Recording secretary Mrs. Etta Root
Treasurcr-r-Mrs. L. Belle Cooodman,
Auditor Mi.-s Epha Marshall,
Secretary of the Y. branch Mrs. (J.
B. Widney, North Henderson.
Secretary of the U T. L. branch
Miss Nellie Bolton, Nauvoo.
Editor of the Illinois Watch Tower
Mrs. Anna Wheeler, Grant Park.
BY SEABORN WRIGHT
Distinguished Southerner to Address
Mass Meeting Tomorrow
The concluding feature of the an
nual convention of the Illinois
Woman's Christian Temperance tinio'i
will be an address tomorrow afternoon
at ?, o'clock by Hon. Seaborn Wright
cjf Georgia, on; of the best known nnti
saloon orators in the country. It will
be a mass meeting. Mr. Wright is d -scribed
as "one of the leading men
of this country, a fine specimen of Hi
typical soul hernc r, and one of th-
most charming and forceful speake.s
now bcfote the public."
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