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TTTE ROCK ISTJAND ARGTJS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1910.
The Story of the Reformation.
A very interesting and thrilling
scene in the Luther entertainment to
be given at the Barrymore theatre.
Mollne, March 7 and 8, under the
auspices of Grace Lutheran church,
is that of Luther's trial at the Diet
of Worms. This scene will he given
with great precision and the nicety
of detail that so important a trial
demands. J. V. Benson of Augus
tana college will be Martin Luther;
while J. H. Hauberg will represent
his majesty, Emperor Charles V. of
Germany. C. W. Sandstrom of Mo
llne will impersonate Cardinal Caje
tan of Rome. Dr. C. A. Blomgren of
Augustana college will take the part
of the great friend of Luther and the
reformation. Elector Frederick III.
of Saxony. Little Master Merton
Wallace, son of Mr. and Mrs. John
H. Wallace, Spaulding flats, Mollne,
who comes in at a thrilling moment
as a white-clad page, will make an
interesting part of the great picture,
including princes, bishops, lords,
knights and soldiers. There will be
about 60 persons. In this scene.
The closing march and drill was
organized last night. One of the fig
ures of this drill will represent the
leaves of a great bible opening and
disclosing the central truth. The
young people who are taking part in
the program are enthusiastic over
the beauty of the entertainment, and
feel sure that no one will find a dull
moment in the whole two hours.
Bethany Annual Coffee.
The Ladies' Sewing society of
Bethany home held Its annual coffee
at the home yesterday afternoon, a
large number of friends of the Insti
tution attending. The home was open
for inspection and much praise was
spoken of the. condition, both of the
home and of the children. Rev. and
Mrs. F. J. Rolf gave two piano duets
and piano solos were given by Mrs.
Rolf and Miss Agnes Lamp and the
Misses Lamp and Louise. Larson gave
a piona duet. Coffee was served and
$13 was cleared from its sale, which
will be used for purchasing material
for the clothing of the children and
for house furnishings. The regular
meeting of the sewing society will
be held March 15 at the home.
W. C. T. IT. Annual Dinner.
The annual dinner of the Woman's
Christian Temperance union will be
given at the Y. M. C. A. Tuesday,
March 15. from 11:30 to 2 o'clock.
Etude Juniors Meet.
The Ctude Juniors held a meeting
last evening at the home of Miss
Maiie Peterson, 3208 Tenth avenue.
A musical program was given and
for the best rendered selection Miss
Una Kail was awarded a prize.
Guessing contests were held and
Miss Carrie Van Hoorebeke took the
prise. Lunc-h was served by the
hostess. The next meeting will be
March 16 with, Miss Mabel Scbleberl,
701 Thirtieth street,
WW Hold Coffee.
1 The Ladies of the Grand Army of
the Republic will give a coffee at the
home of Mrs. Mary Duffln, 191 JJ Fifth
avenue, tomorrow evening. Members
and friends are Invited.
Orchestra Concert Tomorrow.
The Augustana college orchestra,
under the direction of Miss Gertrude
Housel, will give Its annual concert
tomorrow evening at the college
Clergy Protest Bigger Navy.
Boston, Mass., March 2. A remon
strance against a further Increase of
the American navy, signed by 600
clergymen of Boston and vicinity, rep
resenting all denominations, was for
warded to Washington last night to be
presented to congress. The remon
strance urges International arbitration.
OLD COURT MARSHALL DEAD
Count Goets von Seckendorff Was a
Friend of Dowager Empress.
Berlin, March 2. Count Ooets von
Seckendorff, aged 68, former court
marshal, died today. He officiated as
grand master of the court to the late
Dowager Empress Frederick, and for
many years occupied a prominent po
sition in society. 'He waa Instru
mental In arranging the great Eng
lish art exposition held in Berlin two
years ago, Seckendorff, upon the
death of the Dowager Empress Fred
erick, received by her will numerous
tokens of esteem In which he was
held by her. At the same time an
authoritative denial was given of an
early report the dowager empress had
been secretly married to the count.
Prices for "Parada."
Tuesday to Friday nights at the
Illinois theatre. Downstairs, first 11
rows, $1; balcony, first two rows, 75
cents; rest of balcony, 60 cents; gal
lery, 25 cents.
AVERAGE IS LOW
February Temperature Does
Not Relieve Rigor of Winter
. Now Near End.
AVERAGE DEFICIENCY 3.2
Colder than Same Month Has Been
Since 1903 'Precipitation Light
and Many Clear Days,
That the winter of 1909-1910 has
been a hard one Is confirmed. If ary
confirmation Is needed, by the' data for
February Just Issued by Observer J. M.
Sherier. Coming after a December
that broke the records of the depart
ment for low average temperature
and snowfall, and a January that was
about normal." February was a cold
month. It bad a lower average tem
perature than any February since 1905,
21 degrees, which is 3.2 below the nor
mal Jn the last 28 years.
Amends for the cold were made by
an unusually large percentage of clear
days and a light precipitation.
The lowest temperature was 8 below
on the 23rd and the highest 12 on the
15th, The greatest dally range was 33
degrees on the 25th and the least was
8 on the 17th, The absolute maximum
temperature for the month In 38 years
Is 67 and the absolute minimum 25
The average deficiency since Jan. 1
has been 1.7 degrees and the accumu
lated deficiency Is 102.
Only aa Inebes ( Snow.
The total precipitation was 6J Inches,
the snowfall being 3 5 Inches. The
greatest precipitation in 24 hours was
.80 inches on the 20th. The average
precipitation In 38 years has been 1.58
inches, giving a deficiency for Febru
ary of .93 inches. The accumulated
deficiency Bince Jan. 1 has been .97
There were 12 clear days. 8 partly
cloudy, and 8 cloudy.
Humane Society Meeting.
The Rock Island County Humane
society will hold an Important meeting
Friday evening at 8 o'clock In the so
ciety's rooms in the court house. It
Is desired that all members attend as
matters of Importance will be acted
niifacturers mi Boosters of the TriCitie
E. E. RITTER,
Anything in the Building
Room 414 Best Building
Rock Island, 111.
Old Phone West 905.
W. E. O'Malley. F. J. Bachman
O'MALLEY & BACHMAN,
226 17th St., Rock lalaad.
Phones, Old 684; New 6339; Resi
dence. Old 861-lr.
Prompt and careful attention grlv
en to. all calls day and night.
Rubber Tiring a Specialty.
DAVID A. BLEUER
General Carriage and Wagon
Old phone W 609-K. New 5614
318 17th street. Rock Island.
B. T. STONE.
Basement Y. M. O. A. Phone 601-Y
Clean your house from top to bot
tom by Vacuum Process. Prices reas
onable and work done promptly.
Save Money by Ordering
Your Coal Now. v
VOLUNTEER COAL CO
Phone old 146. New 6668.
Office 1508 First avenue.
"IT DON'T HURT A BIT"
Robinson Construction Co,
W. H. Robinson. Con. Mgr.
Office, State bank building.
Old phone. Rock Island. Ill, .
No. 1 Sunshlnewashed nut. Hard
coal and charcoal.
Port Byron Lime Association
$1.00 Per Week
THE PEOPLE'S STORE
310-321 Twentieth St.
$1.00 Per Week
MISS CORA BOWMAN
Wishes to announce that she will
carry the famous "Madame Mariet
ta Cornet, recently demonstrated at
the Rosenneld Millinery, at her par
lors, SUITE: 18, ILENXEY BLDQ,
Tel. 2280-Y. Davenport.
Rock Island Wood Works
Manufacturers of sash, doors,
stairs and mouldings. Dealers In
glass, builders' hardware and
makers of everything In mill
work. Car. 11th st. and Oth ar.
Davenport Motor Company
All kinds of Repairing- done; Sta
tionary, Marine and Automobile,
Second hand Oasoline Engines and
Automobiles bought and sold.
A. C PETERSON,
615-EI7 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Iowa,
Old phone 144-Y; Res, phone 194-L.
Davenport Bag & Paper Co.1
The Big White
Sold direct from factory at one small profit.
Call at our factory salesroom.
4th Are. and 7th St. J. PETERSON COMPANY
Rock Island, I1L '
Established 185S. "
. ' AY
Capital $200,000 '
Fifty-seTen years of. successful
Phil Mitchell, President. ;
I. 8. White. Vice President.
C. R. Chamberlln, Cashier. j
K. T. Anderson. Asst. Caahlerw -
I ." I THIMAJt V
Fouita and Ripley Sta.'?
ARGUS WANT ADS
Always Bring Results.
All Knds of brass, bronze and alum
Rock Island Metal Foundry
II. J. BLOOM Manager.
Old phone West 859-Y. 506 41st St.
The Home Tea Co
For Fresh Coffee.
Over 7,000 Customers in the
SECOND HAND STORE
1513 Third Avenue. Old phone 1097.
Phones, Old West 192, New 5208
A. J. D. MOELLER
Finest three seat In the city. Board
ing and feed stable. Carriage ser
vice a specialty. 1608 Fourth avenue
through to Fifth avenue. Rock Island
The car you ought
to have at the
price you ought to
pay. Silent as the
foot of time.
J. A. ZEMAN AUTO COMPANY
Western Distributors for the
GREAT MITCHELL CAR
810-314 Main St., Davenport.
Gas, Electric and Com
bination Lighting Fix
tures, 600-622 East 4th St.
Carse & Ohlweiler Company's
Fine Bottled Goods. '
Ginger Ale, Orange Cider, Ironbrew, Afri-Kola, Dr, Pepper, Lemon,
Sarsaparilla, Cream and Strawberry Soda,
Something New A place Where Yon
Can Rent Any Construction Appliance
From a crow bar or Jack screw to a concrete
mixer or steam or gasoline hoist. Let ma
chinery save you money.
Full up-to-date line. For rates apply to
HENRY H0RST, General Contractor.
Bock Island, 111.
Office: 1049 Seventeenth Street, Phones: West
396; New 5000. Storage plant 1822 Third Ave.
THE CHOICEST WEAVES OF THE ORIENT
In Rugs, with colors and designs woven like a poem
in fanciful pictures of beauty, we are showing in our
new stock of fine Oriental Rugs. Our Fall styles in
Carpets are of pronounced elegance and exclusive
patterns, and the values are as attractive as the
We have the largest stock of Rugs In the three cities.
mhi floras E
v M a-
CARPETS C RU
To Have Your Roof Last
Tor Sale by
R. I. LUMBER COMPANY
SANITARY BEAUTY PARLORS
ManfacturerB of AH Kinds of
206 Brady St. Old phone 3737-L
THE LEWIS ROOFING CO.
Felt, Asphalt and Gravel
Office 24th Street and 3d Ave.
Now is your time to have your
218 Seventeenth Street.
Jeweler and Optician
1702 Second Ave. Rock Island
READ THESE ADS
And Recive a 100-Piece Jig Saw Picture
In one of the advertisements on this page there has
been a word omitted purposely. Read each ad care
fully and see if you can find the missing word.
Write on one side of the paper only, giving the word
and the name of the firm In whose ad the word was
Write your name and address plainly. Seal in a
plain envelope and bring or mail to the "Missing Word
Editor," care of The Argus. No answers received by
telephone or after 6 p. m. the day following the publi
cation of this page.
This page will appear regularly each week on Wed
nesday, and the winners will be announced the follow
Remember, the word omitted will always be one
that was in the ad the week before, so that after you
have found what you think is the correct word, you
may prove it by comparing with last week's paper.
The first five persons who send in correct answers
will receive a 100-plece Jig Saw Picture Puixle, some
thing that will afford an evening's entertainment to
every member of the family.
LAST WEEK'S WINNER
Tate foUowtas -wrrn the flrat Ave wal
aiwera Bad tfcar will be prveeated with nae ef the 100
pleee Jl aaw Bales Bp calllaa; at The Arena baal
neaa office I
Harold O'Uare, 90S Third avnn Mra. Jacob Aathaay,
182C Sixth a-rantie; Ray Sulkry, 817 Seeoad aveanei Geor
gia Murphy, 5S0 Twelfth atreet Raymond Senas, 1S1
Last week the word "to" was omitted from the ad of
Johm Koch. The sentence ahonld have readi ".ow is your
time to hare yon bicycle overhauled.1
The Fifteen Dollar
605 ISth St Mollne, Ill. lSOS Sad
Av,Rock Island, IlL Pit Guar
anteed. N. S. Smlth Mar,
ROCK ISLAND HOUSE CAFE
Serves a Very Good Meal
at Popular Prices.
Noonday lunch from 11 until 2, 25c
A. M. SUHXKR, Prop.
G. H. GRABBE,
, Artlstlo Ladies' Tailor and
Fmart tailored suits and towns for
Exclusive and orig-tnal dcnlfrn.
Advanced styles and perfect fit guar
Corset Expertly Fitted.
Buttons covered and dress pleating-!
made In all sizes and styles.
Pennants, banners, etc., made to or
der; colleg-e posters, felt cravats, belts
Fanoy - dressmaking- and tsJlorlnc
Snltes 208 to 214220-230-251,20,
Sooth Inrnam buUdtnsr, Davenport.
The Old Reliable Hair Dresser. Zlalr
Goods for Bale.
MISS H. J. TOLUVES
nam dresser and manicurist
Shampooing- and Facial Masa;e a
Specialty; Toilet Articles, Eta.
Jfo. ISlStt Seroad Ave, Roek Island,
Phones, Old 707-L; New (040.
DRINK EDELWEISS BEER
A GOOD DRINK.
Agency, Seventeenth Street and Tourth Avenue.
Rock Island, HI.
J. E. Reldy. T. B. Reidy.
Real Estate, Insurance and Loans
Reom 4, M. & 1 Building.
Rock Island, ML
DAVENPORT ROOFING CO.
Ask us for estimates on
your gravel, asphalt, felt
and all kinds of prepared
We put on the best roofs
that can be obtained at the
AH work promptly at
tended to and guaranteed.
S21 Rock Island St. Both phones
EDWARD B. KREIS
Rooms 18-22, State Bank Bldg.
Rockwell Ice and Fuel Company
Wholesale and Retail
COAL AND DOMESTIC ICE
Old phone, 591. New phone 6171
All the News
All the Time.
For the Latest and Newest Ideas la
Photograph Mountings Call at the
D. Muriel Dafoe Studio
119 W. Seconu street. Davenport.
Appointments Made by Phone,
MRS. AMANDA PAHL
Ladies Outfitter and Fine Dry
103H Wert Second Street.
H. E. Casteel, Pres. W. A. Rosen
field, Vice Pres. H. B. Simmon Cash,
Rock Island National Bank
U. S. Depository.
Capital Stock, flOO.OOO.
Tour Business Solicited.
Directors II. E. Casteel, W. A.
Rosenfleld, Hugh E. Curtis, II. II.
Cleareland. C. J. Larkln, O. F.
Schmidt, John W. Tremann, bL S.
Ileagy, E. D. Sweeney.
HUDSON & COLLINS,
Contractors and Builders.
Plans and estimates for all kinds of
building furnished on application.
Screens, storm, sash, and jreneral Job-
binar done on short notice. .
Office and shop. First avenue anC
Seventeenth street. Rock Island, 111.
MRS. EMMA V. BALLARD
Of 116 Main Street, Davenport, rrp
reeenta Charles A. Stevens Bros, of
Cldrago. Ladles sulfa made to order
from your own selection of cloth.
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