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THE ROCK ISEAND" ATSGTJ5. SATTTB'DAT. OCTOBKH 7. 1011.
MANY TO ATTEND
Convention of Upper Mississ
ippi Improvement Asso
ciation at Alton.
TO FACILITATE TRAFFIC:
Rock Island Has Appointed 18 Jele
Ktes Hundreds Are Expected
to Be Present.
The heads of the Upper Mississippi
River Improvement association have
6ent out circular letters, to. impress
upon the cities and towns along the
river the importance of attending the j
coming meeting at Alton, 111. The let-
ter in part reads as follows:
. "The 10th annual convention of the
. Upper Mississippi Improvement asso- j wno "i'l lecture at Armory hall ta
xation will be held at Alton, 111., Oct. morrow afternoon on the subject
25-2(5. It is earnestly desired that all ...,. ,,, ... . ..
of the principal towns hud cities on the
upper river will send delegates. We
are especially anxious to have a large
representation at the convention, as it
will be the source of information offence are requested to have paper and
value to mayors and councils, also com
mercial organizations and shippers.
"At the session of the 61st congress
this association secured the enactment
of the following law: 'Improving Mis
sissippi river from the mouth of ihe
Missouri river to Minneapolis, Minn.,
continuing Improvement and for main
"With the funds provided for perma
nently improving the river, the require- '
ment is now for shippers to give their,
the improvement of land-
ing places and the introduction of mo;l
f rn appliancep for prompt and econo
mic handling of freight transported by
"The Alton convention will consider
all of the various phases and conditions
connected with this great waterway."
DELEGATES FROM IIKHK.
This city is entitled to IK delegates.
vkm. m mm m m,m I awv
Spencer Memorial Methodist Epis-' Endeavor at 2:30 . m. and Senior
copal church. Seventh avenue and and Intermediate Christian Endeavor
Forty-third street. William jauiea ' at 6:30 p. m. Services at 10:15 a. m.
leach. pastor. Sunday school at U:, land 7:30 p. m.
at lo:45 there will be the graduations Second Christian, corner Sixth street
exercises of the Sunday school. There ' and Thirteenth avenue. Sunday
will be an interesting program and no J school at 9:15 a. ni., KooS B. Rich
sermon. The EDworth league meets hart, superintendent. Services at
at 6:30 and at 7:30 the pastor will
Rev. Father (Ironioll of Philadelphia,
will say the first mass at S:2' at Sac
red Heart church tomorrow morning.
Father Gromoll is one of the 12 con
vert priests who joined the Catholic
church some months ago. He is sta
tioned at Philadelphia.
Trinity Episcopal church,
ieenth street and' Sixth avenue.
Granville H. Sherwood, rector,
day school at 9:3" a. m.
ices at 7:.i" a. 1:1. and 10:45
and 7:30 p. m.
Zion Swedish Lutheran. Forty-fifth
street and Seventh avenue. Rev. N. J.
Forsberg, pastor. Sunday school at
9:30 a. ni. Serifes at 10:30 a. m.
and 7 : 30 p. m.
German Evangelical. Ninth street,
between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Rev.
F. J. Ro:f, pastor. Sunday school at
9:15 a. m. Services at 1":30 a. m. and
7 : 3" p. 111.
Giace English Lutheran church, cor
1 er Seventh avenue and Forty-fourth
strfet. Ira O. Nothstein. pastor. Sun
day school at 9:15. Morning service,
with tii holy communion, at 1 ".;.".
Su"ji t of sermc.ii. "The IOrd's Table.""
l.i'thtr hag:!" meetirg a? t.:4.: topic.
"History of li'tior Missions" Kwning
h;vii-. nt 7:4.": s., inject of sftmon.
"Carm; the Sun of Trouble."
Firs: Swedish l.ti'mran. corner Four
teenth stret an.! Fouiih avenue. Rev.
S. (J. Hat;l:'.i(l. pas'or. Service a
2i' :45 a. in. and 7:15 p. m.
German Lutheran, coiner Twen'iet'i
street and Fifth avenue. Rev. Ph. Wil
h Im. p.-.stor. Service s at 10 a. m.
Memorial Christian, corner Third
nvt-nvte and Fifteenth street. Rt v. E.
T. McFarlar.d. pastor. Graded bible :
t h"o' at a. ni. Junior Christian
or fk. -
A. H. MA C MILL A N
Traveling representitive of the
ternational Bib!e St,,dJ-
Mr. MacMillan comes highly recom
mended as an able speaker and a thor
ough student of the bible. Hi.s aud-
pencil with them so as to note down
'the references to the bible which he
cites in sutport of his missionary
pleas. There will be no admission
charge to the lecture, which is to be
gin at 3 o'clock.
and Mayor Schriver has name'l them
and forwarded notifications ail-ins;
!hem to arranse if possible to attend
the meetiric. Th loial delecates. ma'.-.v
of hnm have nlreariv siffmfie.l a desire
'to attend, are as follows: Captain M. 1
I.. Henderson. H. E. Casteel, Phil
Mitchell. Carl Ilellpensteli, L. S. Mc- j
Cabe, A. E. Nelson. F. C. Denkmann. j
John H. Hauberg. H. S. Cable, C. .1. ,
Searle. H. A. J. McDonald. C. W. Koss ,
F. (J. Young. S. S. Davis, H. P. Simp-j
son. C. W. Searle, .1. F. Iardner and
Captain A. J. Whitney.
10:15 a. m.
Third Christian, Fourteenth avenue
and Thirty-ninth street. Sunday
school at 9:30 a. m.. Dr. J. H. Nich
ols, superintendent. Bible school at
9:30 a. m. Services at 7:30 p. m.
iv. emu uiicei anu tievenin avenue.
Rev. Marion Humphreys, pastor. Sun
day school session, 9:30 a. ni. Preaching
services at 10;45 a. m. Christian En
deavor, C::M p. m. Preaching at 7:30
Aiken street chapel, Aiken street.
South Rock Island. Sunday school at
2:30 p. m. J. H Cleland, superintend
ent emeritus. J. M. Bond, superin
Broadway P'esbyterian, corner of
Twenty-third street ai d Seventh ave
i:t:c. Rev. V. S. Marquis, paster; Rev.
j W. G. Oglevee, assistant. Sunday
, school at ;::";0 a. in. The .Men's bible
i hi-ss at .:45 a. in. Services !:45.
J South Park Presbyterian, corner of
TLiitieth strict and Fifteenth avenue.
ir. connection with Broadway Presby-
terian church. Rev. W. G. Ogleyee,
jiastor. Bible school 2:30 p. m.; S. D.
Cleland. superintend nt. Young Peo
ple's meeting at 6:45 p. m.
United Presbyterian, Third avenue
and Fourteenth street. Rev. J. L.
Vance, pastor. Bible school at 9:30 a.
m. Morning service at 11; 4,1. Young
People's meeting at"6:45. Evening ser
vice at 7 : 30.
First Methodist, corner Fifth ave
nue and Nineteenth street, Rev. T. E. I
Newland. pastor. Sunday school at :
1 " : 45 a. m. and
Spencer Memorial Methodist, corner
Forty-third srreet and Seventh avenue.
.1. Leach, pastor. Sunday
ltd most Christians all
"Ho a- fcall the ileatli-
c: Be Saved""
f 1 re t:i curse 1.
New Y --.' City.
-is the subject of a
A. H. Mac.Mi'.ian of
at Armory Hall, Six
1 Third avenue. Rock
Oct. s. at 3 jj, m. It
; 1 stri' tly from a
. some f ripture be
li'.snv ha . e ovcricked
" J rj n 3 -
iortt - n or
tt.j; or r.ove-r !T-::rd of before,
ns on the above suiiject. This
is g've". rader tV.e aispires
cf f.e Tri-Ciry cl-ss
ticnal Bib'.e- :::!tnts
a ccroia! -.ve'eome is
Free. No collection,
ji t i:e.
cf the Inrerna
As .-ociir ion, al
extended t-j all.
Hear and then
NOT DISMAYED BY
Workers for Bethany Htnie on the
Streets Despite Wind and
The girls and women to whom
were entrusted the sale of Bethany
Home tags on the streets today
were not dismayed by the unfavor
which greeted thero
No amount of chilly
and heavy sullen
curb their enthusiasm
and the result was the collections for
the morning were very good. Had
the usual number of Saturday morn
ing shoppers been on the streets,
there would have been little doubt
about passing the high mark set last
year when the total amount turned
over to Bethany Home was over
$1,200. As it was, however, the
hopes were strong that the day's eol-
!ection8 would not fall short of this
school 9:30 a. m. Preaching at 10:45 a.
m and 7: 30 p. m.
German Methodist, corner Four
teenth street and Sixth avenue. Rev.
William Schoenig, pastor. Sunday
school at 9:15 a. m. Services at 10:45
a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Free Methodist, Ninth avenue and
! Fifteenth street. Rev. H. C. Willing,
i rastor. Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.
Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
j Wyman A. M. E. Mission, Thirteenth
j street and Fifth avenue. Rev. S. Mc
! Dowell, pastor. Services at 11 a. m.
: and 3 p. m. and 7:30 p. m.
First Baptist, corner Third avenue
and Fifteenth street. Rev. H. W. Reed,
pastor. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. B.
Y. P. V. at 6:30 n- m. Services at 10:45
a. m. Subject. "Cents Make Dollars;
or, Willingness to Do Inconspicuous
Service." Services at 7:30 p. m. Sub
ject, "Hasty vs. Intelligent Consecra
tion." Second Baptist, corner Tenth street
ar?d Sixth avenue. Rev. J. K. Swain,
7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 12:30 p.
pastor. Services at 10:30 a. m. and
m. B. Y. P. V. at 6:30 p. m.
Edgewood Baptist, corner Forty
fourth street and Fifth avenue.
Rev. J. M. Lloyd. D. D. Bible school
at 9:30; Joseph Wilmer, superintend
ent. Services at 10:45 a. m.. 6:30 and
7:30 p. m. Mor-iir.g theme. "The
Claims of the Christian Ministry.'
i Evening theme, "The Doctrine Much
Neglected." or ihe Second Great Fun
Swedish Baptist, corner Twenty-first
street and Fifth avenue. Rev. D. Hoim
berg, pastor. Sunday school at 9:30 a.
m. Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:45
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic.
Twenty-eighth street and Fifth ave
nue. Rev. J. F. Lockney, pastor.
Masses at 8:20 and 10:30 a. m.
St. Paul's Belgian Roman Catho-
; lie, Twenty-fourth street and Eighth-
nd-a-bali avenue. Mass at 8 and
10 a. m. Sunday school at 2 n. m i
Vespers at 3.
Kt Alarv'o Pnmr.
ner of Fourth avenue and Twenty
second street. Father Adolph Geyer,
pastor. Mass at 8 and 10:30 a. m.
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic, cor
ner Second avenue and Fourteenth
street. Dean J. J. Quinu, rector; He v.
William P. Cleary, assistant. Masses
at 7:30, S:30 and 10:30 a. m. Sunday
school at 9:10 a. m.
West End Sunday
-."w ounuiv .u, e-. ov
p. m Prayer meeting Wednesday
evening ui i.tv. w. 11. isarKer,
First Church of Christ.
29 Twenty-third street.
Sunday at 10:45 a. m.
of the morning service.
(Disease and Death Real?" Sun-;
: day school following morning ser- :
vice. Wednesday evening testimon-j
! ial service at 7:45. Reading rooms t
in the church open daily except Sun-
day from 2 to 4 p. m. The public is I
, cordially invited to all services. 1
! Church of Jes'is Christ, Latter;
Day Saints (Utah Mormons). I. O.
: O. F. hall in London building. Sun-
day school at 2 p. m. Preaching
service at 3:15
p. m. John Frr.nk, I
Alliance to Meet.
T" Rock Is'and Ministerial alliance
meets M on lay morning at in o'clock
at the V. M. C. A. chapl. Formerly
the alliance held its meeting in the
afternoon but beginning with Mon
day's gathering the ministers wiil
meet in the morning.
Rev. Brueckner to Preach.
Rev. Pa i! Brueckner of Hoiloway,
111., will jiieach tomorrow morning at
the annual mission service at the Grr
man Evangelical church. Rev. BruecV
r.er confirmed Rev. Rolf in 19S. A
feature of the service 'vill be scn fee
lectiens by the Rock Island Maenner
ehoir. In the afternoon the ladies'
society wiil hold its anniversary ser
vice and Rev. Brueckner will talk. I
The Last Word.
"Whtit's the first word in the dic
tionary?" asked the student.
"The article 'a.' of course." replied
"And what's the last word?"
"AsU a:y wife. She's an expert on
the subject. Washington Star.
Hi Chief Anxiety. j
Defendant's Wife Don't worry, dear j
The judge's charge was certainly in 1
your favor. Defendant (moodily) 1 I
know that. It's the lawyer's charge
that I'm thinking about. Boston Tran-soript-
No life Is so strontz and complete bnt
It yearns for the smile of a friend,
Wallace U: u- e.
DEATH BY FALLING.
Pain and Fear Seem to Hav No Plae
In the Ordeal.
It Is difficult to imagine a more hor
rible accident than falling with an
airship, yet in the opinion of a Ger
man psychologist. Fritz Kahn, death
resulting from such a fall Is not ex
ceptionally painful, snys the New
York Evening Post. He argues that
it Is likely to be met In a state of In
difference or even an agreeable half
conscious condition of mind. He wit
nessed the fall of Heim a fall which
lasted a number of seconds, as the
airship Guttered to and fro like a
piece of paper before the final descent
The distance was about eighty yards.
On recovering consciousness after sev
eral days Heim remembered only the
ascent. Everything between that and
his awakening la the hospital was a
Mountain climbers have bad slmilnr
experiences. A French geologist who
fell over a precipice attests that he
swooned and never knew what hap
pened. Whympor. on the other baud,
remained fullv conscious when he fell
OQ fa Matteihorn. Bounding from
rock tQ ro be cal(,u!;UL.,, lhe lntt.r.
v.tIs between the shocks, wondered
how long he could st:ind It. felt no
pain and came to the conclusion that
death through a fall must be one of
the least disagreeable ways of ending
one's life. A boy of eifrht who fell
iweiuv-two varas oocitireu luui uis
on,T tbought wns that he might lose
At a meeting of the Fwiss Alpine
ri.ii, tiio niHct nim iiwriiiml hU
feelings during a fall. His first j
thought w:is that now he would be i
unable to deliver the address he bad
promised; then he thought of the ef-
fwt on his f.imilr of the news of his
'death. He wanted to take oiT his spec- j
tacles to save his eyes from being!
d.imnrred l,v i.rnL-on "ir!;iss Various!
scenes from his past life flitted across j
his consciousness in rapid succession. 1
There was no fear, no pain, but rather I
an agreeable state of mind, like thatj
which is brought on by soft music
A WHISTLER PICTURE.
The Story cf Henry Irving'a Portrait
a Philip II.
The queer nps and downs of a pic
ture are illustrated by the history of
the portrait by Whistler of Henry Ir
ving as Philip II. of Spain, now hang
ing In the Metropolitan museum. In
New York. Whistler at a precarious
period of his career asked bis friend
Thc Landahl Sisters
are now organizing classes in
They also teach private stu
dents in either or both of the
above mentioned subjects. If
you feel Interested in dramatic
art or scientific physical cul
ture call at 220 9 Seventh ave
nue or phone 14 29-L.
The Misses Landahl are grad
uates of Cumnock School of
Oratory and Physical Training
of the Northwestern univer
First Church of
Rock Island, Illinois,
Announces a Free Lecture
Clarence C. Eaton, C. S. B.
of Tacoma, Wash.,
at the Illinois Theatre
Tuesday, Evening, Oct. 10, 1911
at eight o'clock.
The public is cordially invited
Mr. Eaton is a member of the Christian Science Board of Lecture
ship of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Mass.
GATES OF SINC SING OPEN FOR SLAYER
AFTER YEARS OF PLEADING BY FATHER
:: m V: fcv Js. .;- -i.r,r-;rw
XT' z c Vi
f ' il "5
Cepb. Peter C.HeinvS.Jr:
rriaon w nici rainer
Through the untiring efforts of bis father, the enerable Gen. P t
er C. Hains, a pardon has been granted to Cap. Peter C. Hairs, ? rving
a ten-year term in Sing Sing for the murder of William E. Annis, at ie
Bayside Yacht Club, Lcng Island, years ago. Th? picture sho.cs a
ther and son watting at Orslning. where t . e p-h mi is loc.aa d, for
the train that was to be;:r them bii'k to New Yor".
Irving to rit to him for a portrait in
the character in which Irving w::s
then playing. Philip 11. The portrait
was painted, and Irving, much pleas
ed, requested Whistler to let hiru buy
it and to name a price not too high
for his slender p'rse. Having hart the
pleasure of Whistler's acquaintance,
the writer can imagine the foilowing
"Not to high. Jimmy! You know
aba that actor now, modestly, Jim
"My dear Irving, 'tis a masterpiece, et auction in London, and we are
but you shall have it for a song let lucky to have It here now. This was
us say a thousand pounds." j a legitimate ndvan'-e In price, and the
i "Too much, Jimmy too much'." ; picture is worth it. The few po.;nds
! Whistler kept the portrait. Soon j that Irving paid was one cf th - for
I after. In one of those unpleasant expe 1 tuitous hazards of th auction room.
! riences which he shared with his ! Saturday Kveniug i t.
' gTeat master. Rembrandt, be wa. sold
out for debt. Kemorandt wr.s sold
' oot only twice. The "Butterfly" un j
derwent three such forced sales.
Irving beard of the snle. Unknown ;
to Whistler, he was al'.i to buy Lis
portrait at the auction for a song, and j
then in a spirit of friendly retaliitiou
he invited the "Butterfly" to dinner. 1
After the coffee and cigars he remark-
leaving vSi ncj
eel. "Ahri. mr de.ir Jinirov. von nm-t
see mv l:iJ.-;r ri'-'nii-:;! ion and invPci
him in to ''' his picture-;, not men- j
Honing the fact 1 1 : : 1 1 he had bought
the portrait. Whistler went from one
picture t; another, criili-lsirg. admir
ing, with th:it tul. tie. biting wit of his.
and. condng in front of the portrait. I
ht- travlv reinru k! . "Aha: What have!
we here? My -congratulations. Henry
the best picture If your collection:"
ne noser turned n ha.-r. This ph-mre
after Irvine's de:ith brought ?25.'KiO
Tut your pear? into the se.i.-ch for
frier:d. frc-!y of.'er assistan-e to any
of the crowd v. Ijo r.-eels it. and. spri
er or Liter, you will hnd a hand out
K'rotched toward yours, and your soul
will meet its likeness. Do not imitate
those tvli-. shut up in their individual
ity as in a citadel, lndiCTereut t-i ail
passers by, yet send forth on the four
winds of heaven the melancholy cry.
There are no friends!" They do ex
ist, be sure of It. but only for those
who seek, for those deeply Interested
In the search and for those who do not
remain content to spin out the threiid
of life in a corner like a spider's web.
Intended to catch happiness.
Halleok and Drake.
Flfz Greeue Halleok, the poet antl
! author of "Mnrco Borzarls." who died
In 1807. is burled 1n the Halleck fam
ily plot In the Alderbrook cemetery
Wlnsted. Conn. The body of hi
friend. Joseph Rodman Drake, the au
thor of "The American Flag." resta In
the old nunt burying ground In Bronx
borough. New York city, now known
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