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THE ROCK ISLAKP ARGUS. SATIJBPAT, FBEH 23, IQII.
' FOR THE WOMEN
State President of W. O. T. U.
Says Equal Suffrage Would
Stop Liquor Traffic.
WANTS LAWS ENFORCED
Claims More Money Is Spent Year in
Prote-ting Whisky Interest
Than in Schools.
"Give women the ballot and
you eliminate the liquor traffic."
"There are six million women
thrown into the commercial
world, who are battling for ex
istence because of the -zaloon."
"Beer has got the better of the
"Ifthe laws meant as much in
the I'nited States as they do in
China the liquor traffic would be
abolished In 10 year6.v
"It was a disgrace when
Roosevelt tent a let'er of con
gratulations to Adc'piius'Biuch.
the brewery magnate, on his
golden wedding anniversary,
the man who has fcteeped the
ferments of the nation in
"One look at the Lorimcr
scandal .snows that the tate of
Illinois needs a renovating."
MRS. .MARY E. KL'IiL.
Illinois the aupretna court hat decided
that It la Illegal to read the Bible la the
public schools. We hope thai deci
sion will be reverted, and If there is
a clause in the constitution that pro
hibit the xeadmg of the bible, we
hope that the constitution will be
TRAFFIC HOT COXTKOLLBD.
The speaker the took up the argu
ment brought forward by the liquor in
terests that if the saloon is abolished,
liquor will be sold illegally. She said,
"A report of the Chicago Tice commis
sion shows that in that city there are
8,000 legalized aaloons, 1,000 bar per
mits issued. 1,000 dance hall permits
and l.ooo places where liquor is sold
illegally. This shows the sale of liquor
regularly by law does not prevent the
violation of the law. There are in
this country 1.000 breweries. 1.000 dis
tilleries, 600.000 drunkards, 30t who
fill drunkards graves daily and 5.U00
girls who go into white elavery every
month. This certainly shows that
there is need for reform. In Illinois
PUPILS TO CANVASS
FOR A CHURCH FUND
Member of Central Presbyterian
Sunday school Will Begin a
At the Central Presbyterian rally
program tomorrow, a Sunday school
pupils' campaign for the church
building fund is to be inaugurated.
Subscription cards have been provid
ed, which will be taken by the schol
ars and a canvass made of the city.
Rewards have been offered by prom
inent business men of the city, who
are friends of the church, to the
scholars securing the largest sums.
They are as follows:
$20 in cash to scholar securing
cards for 5500 or more. -
115 order on prominent business
1 house for second largest returns.
$34.ooo.00 is spent for the education $1" order on prominent ouemess
iof the children of the state, and $43.- house for third largest return.
' fiOO.OOO for the protection of the liquor j $7 order on prominent business
; traffic. In Peoria, $lM.oto a day is j house for fourth largest return.
spent for this purpose. Illinois is the ;
biggest liquor state in the Uniou. Let
us cast our ballot against this tragic. '
Let us create a sentiment that will
make for a clean and righteous nation j
and then reach out to the nations of :
the earth with an influence for purity,
righteousness and temperance.''
$6 order on prominent business
house for fifth largest return.
$5 order on prominent business
bouse for sixth largest returns.
$3 order on prominent business3
house for seventh largest returns.
i at joi.i ext. ce6s. V.'e are very much indebted to
I Mrs. Kuhls address concluded one! Bishop Quayle, who was wittt us one
! of the most successful convention ; day. His wise counsel and helpful
which has ever been held. The at- j addresses to the ministers, and his
tendance has been slightly better than i great lecture on Westminster Abbey
In former years, and as for the good i a-e the association much inspira
that has been accomplished, this can-: tion B!l attracted large audiences,
not be measured. j camp meeting.
The district campnieeting, which
"The liquor problem Is
problem," said Mrs. .Mai
state president of the W.
the closing aodror-s of the
The convention next year will be
hfid it Joslin. This was decided at
thA afternoon session yesterrtay. Tho
f ame officers, who have officiatrJ dur-
C. T. I . in j tDe paS( year were re-elected,
county co'i- They are Mrs. Rose Pimouson, I'ort
vention which hits been held in tais Byron, president; Mrs. Naomi Shreve,
city for the pa.;t two da s. Moline, vice president: Mrs. Rose Tlt-
'Give the women the ha!iot and you j tr rington. Rock Ifdand. corresponding
will eliminate the liquor trafi'.c, I say, secretary : Mrs. Flora Schafer. Port
give the women the right to vote forjBron, recording secretary; Mrs. Ki:io
two reasons. First, it in a matter of i ra Youne, Rock Island, treasurer, and
J-.iMiee. Women are in'ellieent Jni j Mrr. Margaret Montgomery. Moline.
have a richt to express tr.eir ccnvic- ai.uitcr. Mis. Simnnson was :sa
named rs a delegate to the national
convention at Milwaukee. At the aft-
tioKS by vot ing.
oiiks a srio;
Second, it is the duty of the womm
to destroy the enemy which is attack
ing the home. This can only Lc done
by giving her tlie ballot.
"We rio not want to crowd o'tt the
jn-iii from t tic tr place. Ail we ask is
e;ual rights. Th, re are two miliio::
men in ihU na'ion who cannot read
tr write. She. u Id rliv hi- allowed to
vctp ''h''e intelligent women are de
nied that ptlvilegf? Women are not
only resprmsiblc tcr the morals of the
home but also for the tclitical morals.
if v.omen had tl.e lailot there would i
;e a lot of gra! t :i;.d corruption that !
would have to go.
I.IQlOtl IIKKi:T OFI'OHE.
"The liqior men are afraid to let
women vote. Another thing, to do
aiay with"" the saloon ou must eJu
cate the children. Teach them tem
perance fn the s.'hooli. Instill in their
mind's jlie right ideals, and there will
come a time when the nation v. il: rioe
and cj-root this evil. The education ;
cf the children is the hoi e of tc W. C. 1
T. X. In a land of Chri. r an civlliza- '
tSon and in the com iron w tilth of
! ernoon session were also received tha
j reports of committees and of the var
j lev.. a county superintendents. Senator
! !indee was heartily commended for bis
j efforts in the interest of temperance i
j legislation by the entire body. '1 lie
: f ee-ion closed with a memorial service
for the deceased member. This waa
'conducted by Jin. .Montgomerv. ThoJe
commemorated were Mrs. Lucy Barret
and Mrs. Mary Miller of Port Byron
i nd Mrs. Hoffman of this city.
THK MOKMNO SKSSIO.N.
The time at the morning session
vns occupied chietly by ro'itine busi
t ess. Reports were received from tbej
corresponding secretary, treasurer, uu-;
ditor and presidents of each union in.
the coi;nty. Mrs. Simonson, the coun-'
ty president spoke on the outlook for
the county and stated as her 'belief
tnat the only solution of the problem
wes to secure etate prohibition. There ;
were 22 delegates from outside oolnts !
convened for one week was well at
tended on the Sabbath: the Christian
people were greatly helped and a
number asked fcr prayers.
The trustees, executive committee
and tent holders of the District
Catnpmeeting association, and the
pcop'e of the four charges in close
proximity of the campgrounds have
prepared a memorial to present at
the next business session of the as
sociation, to ler.ss the grounds and
buildings for a term of years. This
memorial will undoubtedly meet with
the hearty indorsement of the asso
ciation, and the Rock Island District
Campmeetyag association will no
doubt be localized and benefited.
Thirteen of the charges have in
creafed the pastor's salary In
amounts from S25 to $260, which
will aggregate $l,50o. The charges
heve fouiid the apportionment pla
and weekly offering, with satisfactory
arrangements with a bank to pay ob-!
ligations weekly, tbe most successful :
plan to secure prompt payments andj
advances lii salary. j
Illll.i)l.0 IKPROVK.niJVr. j
A new church was dedicated at
Watertown in July, by the district
superintendent, assisted by tbe pas
tors of Hock Island and. Moline. Thet
ccst was $4,000, 51.700 being secur
ed on dedication day to aieet all in
debtedness. Rev. F. I. Stevens and
the Ladies' A!d society were the in-;
stigators of the movement to erect '
Sept. 25 to Oct 1 One Week Only
See the Grand Display of Products
See the Greatest Display of Corn
See the Things You Can Grow on this Soil
See Decorations and get Souvenir Free
MONDAY, SEPT. 25th we open our Third Annual Harvest
Festival and Corn Show. The interest that has aire? dy been
shown makes us feel that this year will be the greatest of them all.
We have a wonderful stock of high grade merchandise at low
prices. We do not believe in selling cheap merchandise but only
the hieh grade merchandise backed up in every sense of the word
by Young & McComhs Guarantee. We will make right the least i
defect in any goods purchased from us because we sell our goods
for just what they are supposed to be. You get , 100 cents for
every dollar invested with us. This month we are going after big
business. We want more; we wrant our September business to be
larger than any previous September in all the years we have been
in business. Department managers and salesmen all over the house
have caught the spirit. They are particularly anxious to have
their departments contribute larerely to the September gain. We
I are determined to smash all records and in order to do this we
have reduced prices for our Harvest festival and Corn know week:.
Entries Closes Monday Sept
25 at 12:30 P. M.
SLCO OPERATIVE STORE CO
WE SAVE YOU MONEY '
AVIATOR ROBINSON AND HIS ROUTE
and 19 visitors. Mrs. Kuhl. stated at 'this beautiful and convenient church
the close of the convention. ."It
been great. It is what I would
'live wire.' "
Alexander Smith's Report
Below is the annual report of Dis
trict Superintendent Kev. Alexander
Smith showing the development and
advancement made by the various
Methodist churches in the district
during the past year. The report was
-ubiuit:cd at the recent Central Illi
nois conference at Peoria and is as
To Bishop Quayle and members of
Central Illinois conference. Dear
bishop and brethren: With a clear
consciousness of my responsibility,
placed upon me by Hishop Moore one
year ago, with gratitude to (;od for
His divine guidance and the kind
Revival meetings have been held
at nearly all of the charges, conduct
ed in most instances by the pas lore.
Many of the churches were thorough
ly aroused and spiritually quickened.
Four hundred conversions have been
reported, the highest number from
any one charge being 50, and very
few charges in the district have fail
ed to report conversions and acces
sions. Sunday school work has been giv
en careful attention, with excellent
results. The reports from the pas
tors show a marked increase in en-
of the brethren of the con-! rollineut and atcendance.
1 present this, my first an- .)uni:r leagues and clashes formed
nual report of Rock lsiand district. for religious instruction have been
The district consists of 36 charges,: organized; a large number of chil
34 of those received their appoint- dren have united with the churches.
ments from Bishop Moore. New Brotherhoods and men s bible classes ' 1re8t,ng one '
calla-SUvlB that will .est 53,000, $3,600
cf this amount is already provided
j for. Rev. E. W. Thompson and h:3
! loyal members hip expect to have tho
church ready for dedication by No
vember. The church occupies one of
the meat desirable locations in Sil
A citizen of East Moline, not a
member of any church, asked niy as
sistance in securing a lot and erect
ing a church in East Moline. and of-'.
fered to pay a large part of the cost1
of a church and $100 to the support'
of a minister. Tiie lot has been se-
cured nnd a plan adopted that will
cost S6.000. Work on the building'
is to begin at once. This is a most'
inviting field and we look for great:
Mathersville, a new mining town,:
Is to have a church. Rev. F. J. Gid-:
dings and the district superintend
ent found a desirable Congregational!
church, which was bought, including!
all the furnishings for $300; the!
railroad authorities have agreed toi
transport the building free of charge, i
Rev. Mr. Giddings succeeded in in-'
bis members, who
Windsor was supplied by Rev. are doing a much needed work in
Charles Chrlstenson, a member of the following churches: First, Rock
Swedish Methodist conference: after; Island. First church, Moline, Spencer
his resignation, due to failing health, Memorial, Kewanee, Aledo and a few
Rev. D. S. Stabler was secured to fin-1 others.
ish the year. Hampton wa. supplied The Epworth league has been ac
hy Rev. I,. E. Dodson. a local preach- tive in the district: the district con-
r from Rock Island.
With few exceptions the ministers
have been able to fill their pulpits
regularly, there being very few
whose health has been impaired in
any way. Rev. John Rogers was ab
sent from his pulpK three Sabbaths
a a result of a severe illness, but has
vention, held at Lafayette, reported
the various chapters active In bible
! contributed $300 to pay for the'
church, and has on subscription
about $1.50o for rebuilding and dec
orating. The land company of Math
ersville donated the site, it being;
centrally located and very desirable.
The pastor at Preemption and his
congregation are doing home mis
sionary work in this growing mining
and missionary study and spiritual 1 dl?tr,ct that in Produce as great
work, preparing themselves for lead-1 results as some, of our frontier work
ership in all departments of church1 The erection of these churches has
work. j been made possible by the Home
miyiteri.i, assocmtiox. Mission and Church Extension soci
The District Ministerial association et' and th liberal gifts 6f the peo
held at Rock Island, was a great sue-t-ple of Rock Island First church and
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NICELY FROM WOUND
There have been no new develop
ments today in the Looney-Uamsei
shooting affair." There Is naturallj
much public solicitude concerning the
wound in Mr. Ramser's hand, pierced
by the bullet from Looney's revolver,
but nothing unfavorable has shown
so far, and the injured member ap
pears to be healing nicely.
news ail the time The
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Good Health is the Target
cf your aim or should be and first in importance. Get and keep
good health and you can work ith hope find life worth living rise
after nights of restful sleep have energy and ambition know
content. If you are out of health, or in poor condition, see what
can do for you. Your food will taste right and nourish you better
your bowels- will be regular and your nervous system corrected.
Yo-.ir Hood will be purer and you will feel more cheerful. Your
v ', -.cm will be benefited and you will know why so many
have found that Beechara s Pills hit the target and
Rt Ricrht tverv lime
EvwrwiMr. la base. wi'tS ahaM. Jirartietw. 10c ud ZSc
j Rev. W. H. Tope, at Neponset, call
ed the district superintendent to pre
side at a church meeting, at the close
of a revival; at that time a new
church enterprise was launched. The
congregation voted to erect a new
chsrch costing $10,000. $7,000 cf
this amount has been subscribed.
The church will be completed by
A new parsonage has been built at
New Boston, modern in every re
spect and ready to occupy, costing
The church has been modernized
and decorated at an expense of $700.
Tbe entire amount of this Indebted
ness haa been provided for. the
building site being donated by a citi
zen of New Boston. Great credit is
due Rev. Mr. Barnes and his people
in placing this charge in a higher
grade In the conference.
The church at Geneseo has been
improves and beautified at a cost of
gp22 L Alt Dill G on
The above pht diagram reproduced through the courtesy of the St. Louis Times, shows Hugh Robin-J
son, who is to make the hydro-aeroplane flight from Minneapolis to New Orleans, starting Oct. 11: II. A.i
Tuttle, president of the Trans-Mississippi River Flight association, and president of the Commercial dub !
of Minneapolis, one of the sponsors of the flight: the territory to be traversed in the 1,5 17-mile journey;
and two views of Robinson In his hydro-aeroplane, one riding on '.ie water, thp second flying throvgh the.
air over the water. The towns named cn the map have guaranteed subscriptions apprcximatlng $l.",00'i to
wards a $20,000 fund to go to the aviator in return for which they will receive free hydro-aeroplane exhibi
tions on their river front. ,
Dr. C. A. Lambert
Fourth Week of Successful
Practice at Parlors at Harms
Hotel, Rock Island, 111.
Eye, Ear, No3C, Throat
$1,400. At the fourth quarterly!
conference there was a unanimous :
vote to build a new parsonage next!
year. ' '
The indebtedness on the Spencer a!1
Memorial church has been decreased
$2,080 and the Indebtedness on the
Cambridge church several hundred.
The church at Taylor Ridge haa
been beautifully decorated.
Second church Moline
ayette and others.
BKNE OI.F.Ni E.
I have not received reports from'
Alpha, Laf- that ea.-h member wj.g solicited.'
JXeariy $2.0'0 has been s ibsct i'aed for
the charges In regard to the
benevolences; however. 'increases are1
reported by one-half of the pastors in,
some instances 25 and 50 per cent.;
Tbe following have reported an in
crease over the amount raised last
The ye?r has closed. All has not;
oeen accomplished that we have de-;
aired, but we have reason to be pro
foundly thankful for the way God'
has led and for what lie helped us'
to accomplish. I wish agsin to ex-
Q-Ji'k and almost wonderful cure?
are be!ng perfoeteci here at his of
fice, mho Kg th-ri) some of the Icadln
Da'fncsK. hliriinit and catarrh
and catarrh of (he htovia'b.
Re'er to Mr. and Mr. John Volk.
Arthur Johnson. 10 17 Kouth
efptf pays. "Dr. Lambert 'an cure
cctarrh. To this I attest. I am
pissed to renTze how easily snd
rapidly he is curing me."
W'altc-r Losand. H Fifth avenue,
says: "Dr. Ianibert Is even more
than is claimed for him. I consider
Ms cure of &iy rac of carrh and
thropt'and eye froubl" most grs'.fy-Jiit."
12 Fourth avnu,
prc-sa my gratitude for the kind
The fourth quarterly conference at. year: Kewanee, New Boston, Nepon-' brotherly support given me by the
Sunbeam voted to rebuild and Ira- set, Joy, Lafayette. Rllvis, Buda.j ministers and laity and to giw due
prove their parsonage. i Rock Island First church, Spencer. crdl? to Dr. Wiiliam Wiley for the from a re ca-rh of th" stom-
Substantial Improvements have : Memorial. Alpha and Illinois City. 1 excellent cr.n-!S'on in which I found, ach unler Dr. Lambert's cure."
been made on church and parsonage: The largest increases are atjtbe district. Trusting that the com-! You have only a short time longer
property at the following charges, i charges where the benevolences were! ing year may surpans ail others Iniln which to consult this doctor, w ho
Rock Island First church. Moline j given attention early. In the confer- j Interest anl prosperity, I submit to i cures
First church. Kewanee, Buda, Joy. j ence year. Missionary literature was, you ny report. Cr n'ultatlons are free His prices
Port Byron. Cambridge. Reynolds. j placed ia the hands of the people,! ALEXANDER .SMITH. j are very reasonable. Call at once
Hillsdale. Preemption. Carbon CliffJand the pasters endeavored to see' District KuoerintendenLi and be cured.