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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1911.
REPORT BIG FIRE
Crowd Gathers to Witness
Burning of the Local As
HAD BEEN MISINFORMED
Blaze Was in Building Two Doors
West and Telephone Gave On:
The rumor that the Y. M. C. A. build
ing was burning down .vas circulated
last night, when the fire whistle blew
aoout 7 o'clock. Crowds rushed to the
association building, and the phones j
,'jere kept busy throughout the city by j
anxious Inquirers, who feared that the '
building was gone. After the fire !
whistle blew, people who called up j
central to ascertain the location of the !
f;re. were told that it was in the. Y. M. !
C. A. building, this report projahly be
ing due to the fact that the alarm was
turned in from the association build
ing. Secretary Smedley wa3 at his
home, and calling up centra! to in
quire where the fire was, learned that
it was the Y. M. C- A. Gravely alarm
ed, he called up the building and was
told that the report was absolutely
AT FT IT I' RE STORE.
The fire was located on the roof of
tha Hill-Eberle Furniture Co., 1S1C
Third avenue. There were a number
of dry goods boxes on the roof, and a
considerable quantity of excelsior, and
this inflammable material was ignited
by sparks from a neighboring chimney.
A big biaze shot skyward, and citizens
gained the impression that it was a
tremendous fire. The fire department
extinguished the blaze in a very few
moments and there was no damage
THE 31 AFtHI AGE OF MISS ELLA
Nane Muckh-. daughter of Mrs. George
C. Wells of East Fourteenth street,
Davenport, and John II. Schro dor was
celebrated i Fejervary park inn Wed
nesday nigiit. Kev. Frank Cole of Sf1.
John's Methodist church officiated.
There were no attendants to the bridal
couple. The bride was dressed in a
robe of whiVe embroidery and lace
made over whe silk. Her flowers were
white ohrysat'.hernums. and 6he wore
on her hair a chaplct of smilax and
lilies of the vaJey. Covers were laid
for 4u at the dinner. Mr. and Mrs.
Schroeder will lr the present reside cf the nr-Kt of pre-nuptial aff;.irs plan-
with the parents of Mr. Schroeder on
Le Claire street. tavenport. They ex
rect tr be in ther new home at 1S0S
Harrison street. IVivf nport, after Jan.
1. The bride has been for the past
year connected wh'j the office force of
the Lagomarcino-Grv.pe company. Mr.
Schroeder is foremm for the Wahle
foundry & Machine company. Among
o'lt-of-town guefi's wire: Henry Frnh
boes and daughter, .tiss Marie Froh
boes. of Rock Island.
only the immediate family and friends, j
After the ceremony the guests enjoyed
a three-course dinner. The decorations j
were pink and w hite. The bride is the
daughter of F. H. Harris and has lived !
in Milan all her life. The groom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Walters '
I and is employed in his brother's shop
as a blacksmith. They will be at home
after Dec. 15 at the home of the bride's
father, 22S Dick6on street, Milan. j
MRS. LANE ENTERTAINS.
MRS. JOE R. LAN E ENTER-;
tained yesterday afternoon at the
flrBt of a series of at homes at the
Lane residence on Mississippi avenue,
Davenport, In honor of her daugh- ;
ter, Mrs. James Reed Lane, who is a
bride of the past summer. The large
drawing room was used ?.s a recep-:
tion hall by the hostess, bouquets of'
magnificent shaggy chrysanthemums'
in yellow forming the decorations, '
while the music room just beyond
was done in the variegated yellow
and red flowers, and the dining room
had Japanese basket3 holding the1
shaggy pink blossoms. Here the
pretty appointments of the serving
table, the candles and dainty shades,;
carried out the prevailing pink col-,
The ladies assisting the hostess in;
entertaining were Mrs. Howard L. !
Williams, Mrs. H. M. DeLescaille. !
Mrs. R. H. Harned. Mrs. George M.
Watts, Miss Reader, Mrs. John F. ;
Dow. Mrs. E. A. Shaw, Mrs. I. L. ;
Sears, Mrs. Stephen Eawden, Mrs. :
Charles Shuler, Dr. Anne Shuler,;
Mrs. Dick Lane, Mrs. P. A. Bendixen
and Mrs. Fred Pease of Des Moines,
who is the guest of Mrs. Dick Lane. 1
Presiding at the frappe table were
Miss Jennette Lane, Miss Elizabeth
Dow and Miss Helen Watts. About
150 tri-city ladies were entertained
I during the hours from 4 to 6. ;
! Mrs. Lane is efflertainine: at the
second of the series of receptions this 1
j afternoon in honor of Mrs. Jarnes (
i Reed Lane, ar.d .trusting her are'
! Mrs. Dick Lane, Mrs. William Water- ;
j man, Mrs. G. F. Harkness, Mrs.
. Louis Leflaire, Jr.. Mrs. Rohen !
i Ficke. Mrs. J. B. Richardson. Mrs. :
WHson McClelland. JTrs. Charles i
Shuler, Dr. Anne Shuler and Mrs. P.!
A. Bendixen. I
Among out of town guests were '
Miss V--ra!l cf Genesoo. visltinc ,
Mrs. .7. K Dow; Mrs. iloefner of St. j
Louis, with Mrs. P. T. Burrows, anc :
Mrs. Hopkins of Chicago, who is !
vis'ting her sister, Mrs. Walter Peter- !
MISCELLANEOUS SHOWER. '
MRS. FRANK SHELTER OF EDGE-'
wood park entertained a company of.
ladies Wednesday afternoon from 2 tj ;
0. The affair was planned as a sin- '
prise to Miss Mabel Hansen, who is a i
hiide-to-be. The wedding of Miss Han
sen and Yetus Touchee will take place
In the near future .The pariv was one
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tt rs in Milan, took place the marriage j
of Miss Nell B. Harris toi'harles Wal-j
ters, both of Milan. Kev. V. I. Stevens
r.ed for the bride-elect. When that
young lady arrived she was surprised
to find the rooms filled with her
friend3. She was seated in the parlor
and a large-clothes hamper filled with
packages of various sizes was carried
in and presented to her. She was
showered with all sorts of beautiful
and useful gifts, including a full set
of liren. the handiwork of her aged
rrnndinother. A delicious repast was
served. Music was furnished by Miss
Hansen and Miss Ruth Daehelliehn.
who. it is rumored, will soon succumb
to cupld's wiles. Mrs. C. Chnjtcpher
of Moline will entertain for Miss Han
sen Saturday afternoon. Nov. 25.
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VVtW-M. C. RICE. Prop.
officiated. usIiir the bt autid rin; ser-1
vice. The ceremony wa witnessed bv
freshments were served and the even
ing much enjoyed.
BAUER'S RECITAL PROGRAM.
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TEACHERS GIVE. BANQUET.
JIAKKY K. DOWNER. CNTI1. RK-
centiy principal of the Washington
school. Davenport, who has been g-iven
! leave of absence to take charge of ti'ie
I People's Misxion work, was piii-st of
j hciior at a very delightful banquet af
j ter school "Wednesday, that had been
, planned by the mtmbers of the Was-h-ir.j;ron
school facupy. The affair was
not exsc-.ly a farewell. Mr. Downer's j
associates in The school work having i
more in mind the appropriate German j
.erecting. "1111111 our next meeting." and 1
it was a vry delightful little dinner. '
greatly enjoyed by all. Covers were
laid for nhi"mt 90 at rVi rtrptrHv i
a.eu laoie arouna wnicii all assembled'-
at 5 nvirr-k tr nCr tt, Prelude and Fugue in li major.
: children. Anne and Richard ar.H Mrs
.Downers mother. Mis. Kinaldo. being , Sonato in F mor: Allegro. Adagio,
her sister Mis Gertrude Mayers and'ef King's Daughters at the home of
George Gtieer of SpringOtld was the; MihS Grace O'.Veil. 1725 Twentieth
groom's best man. The ceremony was i street, was a great success both social
witnessed by a company of 4u guests j ly and financially. The house was
., r t,.,-,-., tiil- --l-t t.-Do and iollowiUir the service a wedding .-imply dcorated with roses and in ad-
supp.er was served. T!ie bride wore a diuon to the coffee served tliere was
ted Parisian pianist, who appears infcrown of vhite fSitin aud .-arried roses , a f iiu y work and candy table, the pro
iin artist's recital at Augustana next ! an(j her attendant was dresf-ed iu blu 1 needs netting the daught"rs over $40.
Tuesday evening, will render an es- ; Fatm yir anj Mrs. Davis will make ;' An informal program was given by
pecially difficult and varied program j their home fn this city. ' members during tr.e afternoon. The pro-
iceeds from the 'offee will be used for
of six numbers. Having attained his
greatest success as an interpreter of
Schumann and Chopin, he will render
several compositions of these great
masters. From Schumann he will give
12 etudes symphoniques, while he will
render nocturne in E major and sherzo
in C sarp minor from Chopin. The
SECOND OF SERIES OF PARTIES. charity
THE SECOND OF THE SERIES OF
teas given by Mrs. Louise M. Copp
and Mrs. W. J. Sweeney at the home of
FOR MISS TREN AM AN.
MRS. JOHN F. RENO OF
WORKERS WARMED TO
AVOID SAN FRANCISCO
Hundreds of Men Flocking There
Fletii)S to Secure Work on
I'anama Fair Huililiiigs.
The vast hordes of men who are
flocking to San Francisco, in an effort
to land jobs in connection with the
structures to be built for the Panama
canal erposition in lilo, are being
the former. M?, Twentieth street yester-, jre was hostess Wednesday evening stranded there without work by the
viuong the sruests of the occasion
j Etudes Symphoniques
REMEMBER RECORDER. ! Nocturne in E major
The court of honor ai v V harP minor
evfecine gave a nartv in honor of it-'1'0
corner J. F. Cramer at his home, 2701 j
Legend of St.
I the Waves ,
Eight-and-a-half avenue, the affair
being iu celebration of his r.Gth Lirih-j
duy anniversary. Members of the or-j
der to the number of 40 were present'
to enjui the evening. Mr. Cramer wprf
We have now on exhibition at presenud with a large rocker and Miss ;
Rose Cramer, the assistant recorder,1
our Store aA ready for de- was also presented with a nice um-j
. ' ; bell a. Tke presentation speech was j
livery, ims wouutriui macnine, made by V- T Foster During the 1 , ,,V V v. -
J ru.er. curing me The recital will be one of the musical
is the finest toned talking 17on Z j.TWD,s of the
.Cramer. Mrs. William Fink and J. F. ODD FELLOWS MEET.
Cramer and Dr. C. T Foster There !
(were also tw contests, pinning the' UCAL LODGE XO" L F" !
J tail on a dor.ky. and in the first con- heU lbe regular meeting last night j
tet th nri7.es were conferred the second degree on a
: Daniel McCiarer, Mrs Simn s.'and inrlass of candidates and also made ar-
the se)nd bv Xiss Mabel Simns -agemenis icr a oox sociaa.o. aanc
Mis Marv SrhmMt an tu-? r-,: in? and card party to be held at I. O. O.
Icng. Mrs. Petch-. a member of the
j court, baked a larx birthday cake on
.which was the nanv of the recipient.
I and the date of his anniversary, and
j this was presented o the hcet. Re-
da v afternoon was a delightful affair,
The house was again most attractive
in its decorations of smilax and Jap
anese ba:-kcts of yellow chrysanthe
mums. Mrs. Copp and Mrs. Sweeney
received the ladies and assistins? them
were Mrs. H. H. Cleveland, Mrs. How
ard Cox, Miss Tunneil, Mrs. William I
Jackson. Miss Bessie Noftsker, Mrs j
Chopin i j. j. Ingram, Mrs. J. R. Tuckis, Mrs. G. I
Gluck-Sgarnbati i jj p.obcock and Mrs James McNamara. j
Francis Walking Over 'sixty ladies t. ore the guests of the
Laszt ; afternoon to enjoy the delightful hos
pitality of the hostesses
Scherzo in C
and singing machine in exist
ence. Remember we irive this talk
ing machine with handsome
CECIL FANNING'S RECITAL.
BECAUSE OF THE LIMITED KING'S DAUGHTERS COFFEE.
seating capacity of the villa auditori-! THE COFFEE GIVEN YESTERDAY
urn the admission to the song recital ! afternoon by the In His Name circle
by Cecil Fanning at the Villa de Chan- i :
tall Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock will !
be limited to those now holding tickets.'
i F. hall Dec. T. Eugene Hanson will
! go to the sraded lodge as representa
tive for Veal lodge, No. CCS and P. O.
Fisher will go for encampment No, 12 !
as representative. j pjjj
eaoion rxar .c. , i. it- u. r. win ;
ME A i vei
2030 Fifth Avenue.
to every customer whose cash
purchases amount to 535.00. ;
E. H. Clement'!
c2C Twentieth Street.
Old rLbcc West 321.
V i I
l-rf-i'n ocur-n 1- ti. AH
i at a pre-nuptial party for Miss Lucy
I Treiiaman, w bosj iuarriage to Lou
' Parudise will be an ev-nt of the near
; future. About. 12 young ladies were
; pr;.-;i nt and the evening was 'spent
i in embroidering. Dainty refresh-
I n er.ts were served by the hostess.
j SCHOOLMASTERS' CLUB.
THE REGULAR MEETING OF
the Tri-City Schoolmasters' club will
be held at the Outing club, Daven
port, Saturday evening. Colonel
Francis of the engineering corps will
ln the princ ipal speaker and will pive'
an illustrated running fire account of
the Panama canal. Supper will be
served at 6:30. i
AFTERNOON CARD PARTY.
MRS. J. II. BASdETT AT HER
home, 014 Twenty-second street, is
this afternoon entertaining a company
cf 40 friends at cards. The game is
5 0. The house is attractive in its
decorations of yellow chryaatbernurna
placed about the rooms in vasea ar.d
in the luncheon which was served the
color scheme of yellow was carried out
Mrs. Thomas Crawford of Clinton,
Iowa, and Ms. WKHam T. Gait of
Sterling are out of town guests.
the secretaries are requested to warn
tho men Tiot to go out there with tho
expectation of landing work, as It Is
too early, and work has not opened up
strongly, as yet In tho letter It Ih
stated that the city Ih crowded with
men, who have come out there with
nothing In -night, who are now on tbir
"uppers" and without the price of a
ham sandwich or a bed.
Balked at Cold Steel.
"I wouldn't let a doctor cut my
foot off," said H. D. Ely, Bantam,
Ohio, "although a horrible ulcer had
been the plagu of my life for four
hundreds, according to advices receiv-1 years, instead I uflerl Jtucklen Ar
ed by Secretary Smediev of the local ! nlca Salve and my foot was soon
Y. M. C. A. from the head of the asso- completely cured." Heals burns,
ciatfon employment bureau at Frisco, boils, sores, bruises, eczema, pimples.
In this letter, which is being sent out
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i were united In marriage Wednesday
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bride. Rev. Marica Humphreys per-!
formed tLe ceremony using the rin '
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