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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, MONDAY, APRIX 3, 1917.
the afternoon. At 5 o'clock a four
course luncheon was served. The next
meeting will be held at the home or ;
Miss Marguerite Hartnady, 1225 j
BETHANY SEWING CIRCLE. j
THE LADIES' SEWING SOCIETY
SLSXtiS Cabs & .Cta
Rock Island, I1L.
. Rock Island, 111. J Rock :sland. Illinois.
Rock lUnd, 111.
THE Great Spring Opening at L. S. McCabe St Co.'s was attended with
great success, notwithstanding the weather conditions. With Easter
less than two weeks away, the rush for new apparel is on in full force. The
Glow of Spring Newness Prevades the Whole Store.
of Bethany home will meet at the
home tomorrow afternoon, for the reg
WILL GIVE SUPPER. ,
THE YOUNG PEOPLE'S. SOCIETY
of Aiken street chapel will give a sup- j
MUSICAL CLUB PROGRAM. I pert. The meeting was in charge of
THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM the Vassar alumnae and they had pre
rill be given by the Rock Island Mus- pared an interesting program. In
cal club tomorrow afternoon at the j formal talks on the founding of the
N'ew Harper: college, the social life, the distinguish-
PART I. 'ei members of the faculty and alum-
Given by Student Members. 'nae. the policy and standard of the
Savotte B minor Bach 'school and the description of the col
Minnie Johnson ilege surroundings were given by Mrs.
Zanzonetta Jensen Kimball, Mrs. Charles Brown of Gen
Nellie Swanson. : eseo, Mrs. Ottie Kritcher, Mrs.
Tarantella Dennee Charles Wilson and the Misses Margo
Andora Larrison. j Kohn and Grace Warner of this city.
Hunting Song Mendelssohn j Twenty members of the association
Laura Anderson. I w'ere present and enjoyed a pleasant
Wedding-day at Troldhaugen Grieg i social time. The Vassar colors, pink
(Country home of the composer.) ! and grey were used in decorations
Helen Parker. and the colors were carried out in the
PART IT. I refreshments which were served.
Instrumental ensemble music - The next meeting of the association
Voice ! win be with Mrs. G. W. Banning, 1703
Serenity Mary Turner-Salter ! Brady street and the Northwestern
Good-morning Grieg i university will be the subject.
At thf feast of the Dead, I i
Watched Thee (from Savonara, HELPERS CIRCLE MEETS.
a Japanese romance) Cadmau THE HELPERS CIRCLE OF
Mrs. Lund. King's Daughters was entertain-
( Substitute for Miss Cervin.) ; ed Saturday afternoon at the
Cornet and Violin- ! home of Mrs. R. M. Pearce.
COURT OF HONOR DANCE.
ISLAND CITY COURT OF HONOR
S5-5 will give a dancing party at Bese
lin's hall Thursday evening.
MS. YERKES DEAD
Widow of Former Chicago j
Traction Magnate Sue- !
cumbs in New York.
HAS NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
Strain of Litigation Over Her Hus
band's Estate a Contributing
I Would Thar My Love. Mendelssohn ,
Mrs. Van Imzor. cornet; Miss Wil
liams, violin. j
IJat Son? Harriet Ware!
The Spring Weil ;
(Violin oblipato. Miss Williams) ;
Mrs. Scott. ;
Concerto C minor Beethoven
Allegro con brio Largo Rondo !
Allegro Cad'-na Moscbeles
Fourth avenue, in the regular
New York, April 3. Mrs. Mary
Adelaide Yerkes, widow of Charles J
T. Yerkes, the former Chicago trac- j
tion magnate, died last night at her i
residence, 871 Madison avenue. She j
had been ill more than five weeks, j
Her health began to break down j
last November when she was attack- j
ed by the grip. The strain of the j
prolonged litigation over her hus- j
band's estate was a contributing j
cause of ner deatn. Mrs. lerKes i
monthly meeting. The leader, Miss , sister who lives in this city, and
Orchestra! aecmpauinient on second
piano, Mrs. Reimers.
Marv Entrikin opened the meetin
with a prayer by Henry DanDyke and
the business of the circle was taken
up. The treasurer reported that dur
ing the month $18 of the King's
Daughters fund was expended for gen
eral charity work and of the tubercu
losis fund, $38.95 was spent. The
circle has under its care five tubercu
lar cases and provides these patients
with eggs, milk, clothing etc. They
Tn.; MARCH MEETING OF THE
Il:;::':.sio vyh branch the Collegiate
Al'iirnae was hold Saturday afternoon
at 'he home of Mrs. William H. Kim- j
ball. 206 Mississippi avenue, Daven-
; maintain a number of tents and porta
; ble houses, one of which the Associat-
j ed Charities has loaned to the circle.
I The circle has also paid for an assis
tant visiting nurse auring me past
ironth, as their work is carried on
j through the visiting nurse and com
mittees. They will also pay for an as-j
sistant nurse during the coming
month as her services are needed.
-i--r--.--.--.r-.-.-.-.-rrT j The circle has as its special work
ithe care of tuberculosis patients
and are doing a gord work in the re
lief of these unfortunate poor. A
change in the constitution was decid
! ed upon at the meeting. The ladies
were asked to remain following the
business session for a social hour and
! refreshments were served.
her former attorney, "Billy" Lauer. j
to whom at one time she was re- j
ported engaged, were in constant at-;
tendance upon her during her ill j
ness. Her physician, Dr. H. H.
Whitehouse said last ' night there
was little chance for his patient's
"She is suffering from heart trou
ble, following a genefal nervous j
breakdown," he said. "She has been j
under a great strain in the last few j
years and it is not astonishing, un-1
der such conditions, that her heart i
should have become affected." i
HAPPY WIFE 1 VKARS.
About 24 years ago Mary Ade-j
laide Moore, a daughter of the-jun- j
ior member of the drug firm of j
Powers, Weightmen- & Moore of
ilk iilL&Ji VP WVL
or rae aoraiij
o o o
A V'sit Every Day Will Bring You Big Returns If You Take Advantage of
These Unusual Offerings.
All day Tuesday
in the Coat
x.ie wonderful display of millinery, its great variety about every really desirable
The big cloak and suit show excelling all previous efforts copies of the best Pans
models of coats, suits and dresses. The new embroidered waists, etc.
' The silk section with its wealth of shimmering silk beauty from many looms. The
dress goods, best representation of foreign and domestic manufacture.
The progressive, up-to-the-minute Shoe Department, where the season's styles are set
.for tri-city people.
The Men's Furnishing Section, the Corsets, the Furniture and Carpets, the Draperies,
the Jewelry, China and Glass.
EVERY ONE OF THE 57 DEPARTMENTS join in the great spring chorus and bid
you a hearty welcome.
WOMEN'S AND MISSES NEW
SPRING COATS with new collars,
new shapes, snappy models the
wanted materials and colors; val
ues $18 00, $19 50, 922.50 and $25 00.
choice Tuesday only
one day, no mistake ..
sharp drives for
the big show
Amoskeag aprons, check ginghams,
everybody knows their value,
TUESDAY AT 10:30 O'CLOCK 5
yards for 25
TUESDAY AT 3 O'CLOCK mill
lengths of the well known Hope
muslin, regularly 10c a yard, quick
This from the
Hosiery is worth
WOMEN'S HIGH GRADE import
ed hose, silk embroidered instep,
regularly 35c and .50c- All
day Tuesday if fla.
they last, pair
JAPANESE COTTON CREPE,
14Ve yd. One day only, Tuesday,
we will sell one rase (40 pieces
of beautiful Japanese crepe.-?, ail
new patterns. One of the mo3t de
sirable of summer fabrics, usually
20c a yard, at a yard .'..14 12
From the Men's
Come some handsome spun silk
socks in tan, navy, grey and a few
snappy reds. Regularly these are
50c at the lowest- For Tuesday
you may have one or
two pairs at
Here you will find rich floral and
dresden ribbons 4 to 6 inches wide
about half value,
for tomorrow, yd. . . . . .
Have a hundred assorted HAIR
BANDS.. All the craze with the
new style of hair dressing, hand
some tinsel, silk and beaded hair
bands Just as shown In London and
Paris- Values of these 75c to $1.15,
Just one day, Tuesday, CZfn
50c, yes wUL
60c BLACK TAFFETA SILKS. 29c
yd Tuesday all day we offer 10
pieces of 19 inch black taffeta
silk of a dependable quality, high
finish, good brilliant black at lees
than half regular price. yd...29
By Lydia E. Pinkham's
THE GUESTS OF MISS HENRIET
ta Sohrbeck on receiving their score
cards fcr tne 500 games at her nome,
852 Seventeenth street, Moline, Satur
day afternoon, discovered in the up
per corner two hearts pierced with an
arrow. Under the hearts the names I
Miss Iue!la Jones and Silas M. How
lett were .written. 'Miss Jones Is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Jones
and popular among a large circle of
friends. She is engaged in kindergar
ten work in Des Moines this winter
and Is home for the week spending
her vacation at the home, of her par
ents. Mr. Howlett ip the son of Mrs.
Julia Howlett and is very well known.
He is employed in the shop office of
the Moline Plow company.
In the pannes prizes were awarded
I'eoria, 111. "I wish to let every one
know what, JLydia K. l'inkham's reme
dies have done for
me. For two years
I suffered. The doc
tors said I had tu
mors, aud the only
remedy was the sur
geon's knife. My
mother bought me
J.vdia E. I'inkham's
nd, and today I
a liealthy wo-
rTered from in- i to. Miss Sijrfred Swan and Mrs. C. H.
fI.immation.and yourSanative Wash re- YanDcrvoort. A delightful luncheon
lieved me. Vour Liver Pills have no was served following the games. Miss
equal as a cathartic Any one wishing Jones leaves tomorrow noon for Des
rmot of what your medicines have j Vn1m.
done for me can pet it from any ting- j
pist or by writing to me. You can use t
my testimonial in anyway you wisli, j JAPANESE FESTIVAL.
nnI I will be plad to answer letters." MISS HENRIETTA KRICK AT
Mrs. Christina Heed, loo Mound St., her home, 1910 Third avenue, enter
Icoria, 111. jtained at a Japanese festival Satur-
A not her Operation Avoided. jday afternoon in honor of Miss Loret
Xew Orleans, La. "For years I suf. ; ta Gieseker, who leaves Wednesday
Tered from severe female troubles. ! for Idaho where she will make her
i Philadelphia, was married to Charles of the troupe and many new and
T .Yerkes. He obtained a divorce . catchy jokes ate introduced from time
from his first wife. For the first to time. Tickets for the affair have
10 years of her married life the j been on sale nearly a week and the
second Mrs. Yerkes was happy. She. troupe is assured of a good house.
traveled all over Europe with her
husband. Then one night her hap
piness was suddenly blasted, never
to be restored.
A friend of her husband, after a
dinner in the magnificent residence
on Fifth avenue which had been
built by Yerkes for his wife, whis
pered a scandal in her ear in con
nection with the traction man. That
resulted in a seprvatfon. Mr. and
Mrs. Yerkes never again dwelt un
der the same roof. Yerkes went to
Europe and busied himself in the j Vassar and Miss Pauline A. Ray, col
traction field in London. ; ored, whose request for rooms in
drops SEtoxn hi sbam). j Sage college, Cornell university,
About four years ago Yerkes, who j caused a rumpus among the co-eds,
NEGRO CO-EDS DENY
Colored Girls Attending Cornell Uni
versity State Their Position to
Ithaca, X. Y., April 3. Miss Rose
decided to establish a new colony near
this city. He has taken an option on
orange land near Duartc in the foot
hills of San Gabriel valley. He pro
poses to found a winter colony. Duarte
was part of the great 60,000-acre tract
of "Lucky" Baldwin.
Hubbard, impressed with the tide of
tourist travel, is believed intending to
separate some of the travelers from
their money by selling them furniture,
books, pottery, etc., made by his pupils.
1 man vi was routmed to my bed and home. The young ladies camp dress-
ii:ir?r: -d in rie? and ,he aft-
r table Compound a trial first. aiiditrnoon was spent in I'Ia-vin games,
was saved from an ont-ration." Mrs. I ,he pn'-e-s going to Miss Eunice Bos-
had returned to this country, died
from pneumonia, after a few days' j
In less than 12 months later the
say they had no intention of seeking
social equality nor did they consult
with any other negro students before
widow married Wilson Mizner. Her I niaKing tneir applications, iney de
second married life lasted about one ! y hat they are making a test case,
week. She obtained a divorce two : Miss Vassar is a Junior, whose home
months later. She continued to live s in Lynchburg, Va., and Miss Ray
in the Fifth avenue residence until ! ,;s a sophomore from Geneva. Both
It was sold by the Yerkes exec- are in the arts course. They say
utors. j they are the girls who applied for
) rooms in Sage last year and were
refused by the advisor of women,
Mrs. Martin, who said she had talked
the malter over with Treasurer Em
mons Williams of the university, and
it had been decided that it was not
expedient to allow them to room in
Sage. They applied this year on the
ground that it would be much more
BOOKER T. BUYS MEW HOME
Xepro Educator Purchases Two and
One-half .Acres in Ka&t.
New York, April 3. Booker T.
Washington, the negro educator, has
purchased a summer home of two and
one-half acres in Huntington, L. I.,
overlooking Long Island sound, in an
exclusive residential section.
FEAR JAP INVASION
IN THE ANTIPODES
Islanders Ask Protectorate Over
Them to Keep Out Nipponese
Install Wireless Station.
Victoria, B. C, April 3. Fears of
invasion by the Japanese are main
tained by the newspapers of the An
tipodes, according to advices re-
WILL APPEAR HERE
King's Daughters of Moline to lie-IK-at
Play at Y. M. C. A. Audi
I.n-Y I'eykocx, 1111 Kcrlerec St'ew -o'd and Miss Charlotte Murray. The
The Between Times circle of King s
; Daughters of Moline are to repeat
! Wednesday evening at the Y. M. C. A.
auditorium in this city, the minstrel
show which they gave with great suc
cess in Orion two weeks ago and in
rnnA loo XT',wInr.J.. i TM.
x iue,u'4,,s "l ltl "oute T Te J Pn" trP which comprises some 25
The preat volume of unsolicited tes. j ? lentorns and umbrellas. At 4 votlng ,adies embraces 60me Gf the
tiniony.cnnstan best ta!ent in lhis cit and Moline.
conclusively that Lydia K. I 'tikti.ira 3 ' t-, , f . , .
Y.eiable Compound is a r. i;irkable ' DONALD-OLIVER entertainment is both novel and
r-nvviy fortitude dit rtssir-jr iVminino ivvnrvrviFVT rv t'm.- ht i dcliPlnfliI- The f-,?nt end maids ap-
i:is from which o uuuy women suHer. a.n n.Au,.ifcA i ut i ak- ; pear iu black faces and ln v .
r,8?0 f rres; JnaJ? ' D Mon; j ical nero costumes. The program
'son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Donatd of !,.,,,. , r . Jr,
3tGUL3LlZES?: j Moline. to Miss Jane Oliver of Des I u.uu u.u.u.
M; Moines, is made.. The marriage wa.,
Ilody of Nicholas J. Horn, Promi
nent Democrat, Is Found by
Joliet, III., April 3. The body of
Nicholas J. Horn, a prominent dem
ocratic politician and candidate for
I mayor or Joliet two years ago, was
I found resting on a ledge in the
convenient to live in Sage college ' drainage canal by hunters yesterday.
than In their present quarters, a
mile and a half from the campus.
A petition signed by a large ma
jority of the co-eds protesting against
the two girls being allowed to live
Horn had committed suicide while
despondent over financial troubles.
He disappeared from his home
March 25, and searching parties of i
police and citizens had since con-
KERLER RUG COMPANY
Carpet and Rug Cleaners and
At your home or at our fac
tory. We will figure on your
work for all kinds of cleaning.
Rugs made from your old
wornout carpets. We sew and
make over, in fact, we do ev
erything pertaining to carpets,
rugs, mattresses and feathers.
1710 Fourth Avenue.
Old phone 602 new phone 5134
ceived yesterday by the Makura. W.
J. Watrlams, king of the Loyalty
Islands, has addressed petitions both
to Great Britain and French officials
asking that a protectorate be de
clared over the Islands to prevent
them being secured by Japan. The
king writes that Japanese are crowd
ing into New Caledonia and have in
stalled a wireless station iu the
Loyalty islands. He says he feara
the Japanese are preparing a base
that could be used as a base for an
attack on Australia.
Horses Bought & Sold
Express Service and Hauling of
C. H. TH0RNHILL
318 22d St. Phono W. 081
In the dormitory has been filed with j tinually dragged the channel and the
me irusiees. Illinois and Michigan canal. Horn s
hat was found on the banks of the
channel last Monday this giving the
searchers their first clew to his fate.
3 HURT IN RUNAWAY
automobile accident on the Port Or
ange road near here yesterday.
j 17-21 QOXCY STREET, CHICAGO j V' hile the car wa3 runmng at a high I
, rate of sneed it became unmanaee-
U; .FRIENDS IX THE 1CITY "HAVE! rtl'ORl acd PIowed throuh a ditch..)
jetnea invunuuus iron? Air. ana j apparently horeless cases where all t grazing a tree. t aust S neck was
Tri-Ciiy Business College
Rock Isiar.d, 111. H
ajt. --ar. mar aar: i-: ..a .
We Will Send You Free
rl s Chicaco oi
yon; choice of
The Ladies' Home Jour
nal, Woman's Home Com
panion, Success or The
FOR ONE YEAR
For the name cf one young
person who is thinking of at
tending brs.ine.-s college. Sim
ply wri:e the name and address
on a slip of papvr and mail it
to us with this advertisement
And cn the day he or she en
rolls we will enter your sub
scription to any one of the
above for one 3-ear absolutely
zed last Saturday at l)t
: Chicago on a wedding trip. Mr. Don- j
laid until three years ago made hia j You Pay for My Tjn 17 P
jhome in MoMne. where he attendod Treatxaeut when V U IxDly
srhcHM cpd was later employed by the i
pioyed in the Mclice Plow company
' transfer house in Des Moines.
DR. M. H. BROWN
Machine Going at High Speed Re-1
comes Unmanageable and joes
Daytona, Fla., April 3. Felix
Faust of New York, a chauffeur, was
killed. Misses Bessie McDonald and
Gertrude Pfeiffer of Boston were In
jured fatally, and Miss Emma Laird1
i of Bc3ton was hurt internally , in an 1
WEDDING CARDS ISSUED.
;Mrs. John Boylston of Chicago to the i manner of truss
imarriage of their daughter. Emiiv
to Holiis Garland Gleason
;ses. treatments and oo- i ki-o, v, t ein.ii .n K uea
: can have free consultation and advice. 1 McDonald EUffered a broken Jaw,
o kaife, no injection or detention j broken shoulder and concussion of?
,t..- .,i, . , .. . irnm Dusir.eM. ine most aimru rup- . . , , ., . . . ;
..IOi.r.e. which take piace .-.pii. ;y,tures held absolutely -under all conds-i the brain, and is said to be dying.!
at the Boylston home at 452G Maldett l'ns with ease and romfort. Lee
, Mrs pa. t.iaaiie Hands. o !trel
Spnmgm. Quit experiment lr wi;ii
wortiiless trusses and mail order treat
ments, and be cured for life. Seventeen
years' successful practice: 11.000 cured
patients, many in this vicinity. No pa
pers to sign.
If you do not -wish treatment, but
need a truss, supporter, elastic stocking-.
It will pay you to see me. I will save
you money. All articles made to meas
ure and guaranteed to fit.
; street. The ceremony will be solemn
iized at 7 o'clock, following which a
j large reception will be held. Mr.
jGloasoh and his bride will be at home
J after June 15 at LP25 Arcyle street.
, T. H. E. CLUB.
i MISS HENRIETTA ENGL.EMANN
j entertained the T. H. E. club Saturday
lat her home. 1426 Fourteenth street,
j Games and music were played to eass
Miss PfeiSer's injuries also are ex
pected to prove fatal. Miss McDon
ald was to have been married next
month to an officer cn one of the
Savannah line steamships.
FRA ELBERTUS PLANS MOVE
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I You don't
have to !
rv k.!ck.for !
kPps1J uur "ion-I ;
kss ey b a c k , I
KvelsSf i the makers I !
I j protect the I
I dwa ana guaran I
I by all local I
1 deaUr. I
ii --i i;
Seeds That Grow
When you plant seed you expect
them to not only furniah vigorous,
healthy plants but you expect a full
stand every seed must grow.
Great care must be exercised in the
selection of seeds to et these results. Heeds
must be good, fresh stock, not old seeds carried
over by the dealer from season to season.
The seeds we are selling are particularly
adapted to this locality and climate and are fresh
stock direct from the growers.
Our stock is complete and a trial will convince
you of their superior merits.
330 Twentieth Street
Sage Decides to Establish New East
Xext i.u to Rock isua. Rack. i- j Aurora In California.
I..4 fc.teU Tedar, Arll 4. from 8 m. Lo8 Angers. Cal.. April 3 Elbert
" s ' L i Hubbard, the sage of East Aurora, has
You may need a little extra money, j
If so see us before going elsewhere.!
WE LOAN WITHOUT SECURITY. '.
If you have a steady position. Also '.
on furniture, pianos, horses etc.1
CITIZENS LOAN COMPANY
Room 6. McKInnie bldg. Phone east j
1187. 15th st. and 4th ave., Moline.'
The Goethal Clothing store at 420 Twenty-third
street, will be open for business Wednesday, April 5,
carrying a full line of gents' furnishings and shoes of
the snappiest styles the best leather at the lowest
All departments are specially fitted for your wants.
MAURICE GOETHALS, Prop.