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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY. JANUARY 25. 1912.
Tell a Lie, But-
HUMANE SOCIETY COFFEE.
THE COFFKE GIVEN YESTER
Jay afternoon by the ladles' auxiliary
of the Hock Island County Humane
society at the home of Dr. K G. Abra
hamon, 3149 Seventh avenue, was
veil attended. After a nodal hour the
l.id'es were taken through the Denk
nann Memorial library which was
-ry much enjoyed by all. The fol
lowing committees for the year have
been appointed by the president. Mm
General Chairman Mrs. John Quln-lan.
Committee on nips, pillow tdips and
tfcls--Mr. ;eorn! r.iehl, Mrs. Wal
ter Cooloy. Mrs. Henry Under.
("c.mmittve on fancy work Mrs.
Will. Mrs. Qninlan.
Aprons Mrs. Fred W. Rlnck.
I.inner committee Mr.. J. J. Wil
liams, Mrs. U L. Hanee, Miss A. C.
f'.mdy tafde Miss F. Abrahamson.
Ftitertainment Miss Margaret Car
MISS EMMA SCHMIDT. DAl'G li
ter of Mr. and Mrs. P. Schmidt of Buf
falo Prairie, and Gustave Hehn, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Rehn of
South Kork Island, were united In
marriage yotfrday noon. The cere
mony took place at the home of the
bride's Mster, Mrs. Hans Baker, In
Buffalo Prairie, and was performed by
liev. Mr. Mennicke of the Uutheran
fhnrch at Buffalo Prairie. They were
attended by Miss Ella Behn. sister of
the grcotn. and John -Schmidt, brother
of the bride. The bride wore a gown
of white satin and she carried
shower bouquet of bride's roses. Her
attendant wore green silk. The houae
was very prettily decorated tn green
and white, cut flowers and greenery
being used. A wedding dinner fol
lowed the ceremony with covers laid
for 25. Mr. and Mrs. Behn will make
their home on a farm In Buffalo
TUESDAY EVENING MR. AND MRS.
C. Graham of South t Heights were
pleasantly surprised by 125 relatives
and friends who assembled at their
home to celebrate their ?3d wedding
anniversary. The evening was en
joyed by games and music, music be
ing furnished during the evening by
Mr. Geroaey on the violin and Miss
Theresa Nelson at the piano. Two
vocal selections by J. W. Graham and
a reading by Miss Grace Dunlap were
enjoyed. Guessing contests were
given and prizes awarded. Mr. and
Mrs. Graham were presented with a
beautiful divan In behalf of those as
sembled. After the evening's enter
tainment a three course luncheon was
ALTAR SOCIETY ELECTS.
THE ALTAR SOCIETY OF GRACE
Lutheran church was entertained
Tuesday evening at the home of Mies
Helea Granere, 1213 Thirty-eighth
street. The following officers were
chosen for the year:
President Miss Agnes Mortenson.
Vice President Mis3 Erdine Hutte.
Secretary Miss Helga Granere.
Treasurer Miss Mabel Bollinger.
The transaction of routine business
was followed by a social hour and
refreshment were served.
VILLA GUILD COFFEE.
THE LADIES OF THE VILLA
guild held very enjoyable coffee yes
terday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Charles L. Thompson, 921 Nineteenth
street. The ladies spent a very pleas
ant afternoon and a neat sum was
realized for the benefit of the Villa
de Chantal. The next coffee of the
guild will be held at the home of Mrs.
C. C. Condon, Sixteenth avenue and
Twenty-first street, Feb. 20.
ANNUAL OYSTER SUPPER.
THE ANNUAL OYSTER SUPPER
given by the Ladies' Sewing society
of Aiken street chapel was held last
evening at the home of Mrs. M. Boll
man, 559 Hendricks street. South Rock
iBland. The affair was attended by
40 members and friends, and they
spent a very enjoyable evening to
gether. An impromptu program of
readings and musical numbers was
given and then a delicious oyster sup
per was served.
COLONIAL WHIST CLUB.
MRS. J. J. TAXMAN YESTERDAY
afternoon entertained the members of
the Colonial Whist club at her home,
2739 Seventh avenue. In the games
the first favor was won by Miss Ce
celia Taxman and Mrs. M. Taxman,
Jr., took the second prize. The host
ess served a three course lunch fol
lowing the games and the afternoon
was passed enjoyably. The next
meeting of the club will be with Mrs.
S. Erbsteln, 2517 Seventh avenue.
MISS MARGARET SCHRIEBER
of Geneseo and Winfleld Snow of Osco
were married yesterday afternoon at
2 o'clock at the parsonage of the Ger
man Lutheran Immanuel's church, tne
pastor. Rev. Ph. Wilhelm, performing
the ceremony. They were accompa
nied by Miss Hulda Schrieber, sister
of the bride, and Harold Snow, brother
of the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Snow
will make their home on a farm near
Xpert Extraction and Gold Work
He was discoursing at great length
to his class In regard to truth and ver
acity. He harangued, argued and ca
joled In quick sentences, and slow sen
tences. One minute, his pupils thought
that he would stop, but in another
they would be swamped by his elo
quence. He had tacked on peroration
after peroration to his discourse. His
imagination on his chosen topic was
unlimited. But after he had run for
more than an hour on the single topic
and had cited examples of all sorts
to bring forth his stupendous topic in
the most forceful way, he became
somewhat egotistical. He could not
refrain from bringing the inevitable
"I" Into the long lecture.
Said he: "I have always made it a
point to stick to the path of the vir
tuous, commonly called the straight
and narrow way. I have heeded the
commandment of the truth. I would
not tell a lie. And as for taking a
penny that, did not belong to me. I
could not think of such a thing with
out a shudder."
Brightening with a sudden Inspira
tion, he raved: "Many people take ad
vantage of a conductor or. a street car
or interurban if he happens to pass by
them and forget to collect their fare.
They chuckle, slip the nickel Into their
pocket, ride to their journey's end in
a most happy frame of mind. But I
my dear friends, would no more think
of doing that than going down here
to the chilly waters of the swift Mis
sissippi and jumping into and taking
And with a few more gasps, he fin
ished his talk and said, "class is dis
A few days after the teacher clear
ed his system of that lecture on
truth and veracity, some four or five
of his pupils entered the same bridge
line car. Few other people were on
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1801-1803-. 2nd. Aye. ROCK ISLAND
FRIDAY and SATURDAY
We will sell your choice (JiT) Thfh
of any $3 Hat in stock at VLMVU;
A Hat FREE with each Suit or O'Coat selling at $15 or over
Fur Caps One-Half Price
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it. When they espied their beloved
teacher, they said, "Here is a chance
to try him on his own truth and verac
ity. Beckoning to the conductor, on
of them produced the fares for the
bunch and in addition paid for the
teacher, saying to the 'conductor that
he should pass him by.
They saw the pedagogue reach into
his jeans for his nickle. They saw
the conductor pass him by. They no
ticed the somewhat benignant counten
ance light up as the conductor showed
NEW SYSTEM DENTAL CO.
Will give their popular free extracting clinic every Wednes
day and Saturday forenoon. Suggestion for your benefit. Re
member the days (For adults only).
Teeth Filled Without Pain or No Pay
FOR MISS KIMBALL.
A NUMBER OF PLETTY PARTIES
are being given for Miss Alice Kim
ball, formerly of Davenport, who Is j
visiting her brother, W. H. Kimball.
Mrs. E. W. Hurst entertained for Miss
Kimball Monday afternoon at her
home on Eighteenth street and Sev
enth avenue when covers were laid
for nine at the luncheon table which
was decorated with pink carnations
TO MEET VISITOR.
MISS MARY AINSWORTH OF MO
line has issued cards for tomorrow
and Saturday afternoons to meet
Mrs. Peter Beveridge Stroud of Win
nipeg, Canada, who 1s a guest at the
Ain8worth home. The afternoons will
be devoted to musicales and Mrs.
Stroud, who Is a gifted singer, yll
give the programs.
THE ROCK ISLAND COUNTY
federation of Illinois Bankers' associa
tion will meet tomorrow evening at
C:30 at the Rock Island club for their
bi-monthly session. A banquet will
be enjoyed after which there will be
a short series of speeches.
PTEW YORK'S "J0(T NOW BUT A MEMORY;
MRS. 3IILLS GETS OUT HER PRUNING KNIFE
Full set teeth $7.50
Gold fillings $1.50 up
Silver fillings 75c
Gold crowns, reinforced $5
White crowns $5
Teeth cleaned 50c
Tri-City Dental Co.
Permanently located in Rock Island.
1921 12 Second avenue, north side Spencer Square.
Phone3, old West 764-Y, New 5655. Hours 8:30
to 5 p. m. 10 to 2 Sundays.
Two Pay Fines.
Peter Vanderwarte and Gus Caddeus
each paid fines of $5 and costs this
morning for disorderly conduct. The
pair participated in a free for all ar
gument over the ownership of three
gitneys. They w;ere arrested and
given a hearing this morning before
Magistrate C. J. Smith.
He Moved Away.
There was a merchant In onr town
who was not vondrous wise; he vow
ed that he could get along and never
advertise. His rivals now are all con
vinced that advertising pays, for be
was forced to get along in less, than
ninety days. Chicago Journal.
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Ilapplness and misery are the names
of two extremes, the utmost bounds
whereof we know not Locke.
MRS. OQDeW U MILLS . v
Mrs. - odfm Mills, who Is reported to have undertaken to shave 111)
names off Now York's famous '"four hundred," is generally reeoKtilzeil as
the city's society leader. Invitations to the dinner dance she Is to give
tn1s week for the Duke and Duchess of Connaupht and the Princess Pat
ricia will be limited to three hundred. What New York is now wondering.
Is to become of the ot::er one hundred?
4 ON jllil R'fpM5 ORGANIZED if
SAVINCSjlgP -1690- I
In every department Banking, Savings, Foreign, Ex
change, Safe Deposit this bank, In Its new quarters, Is
thoroughly equipped. Modern facilities are extended and
whether an account Is large ot small it is handled in the
manner that most accurately meets the requirements of
New accounts Invited, checking or savings.
H. S. CABLE, Preeident.
H. P. HULL. Vice President.
P. GREEN AW ALT. Vice Pres.
A. J. LINDSTROM. Cashier.
TRANSACTS A GENERAL COMMERCIAL, SAVINGS,
EXCHANGE AND SAFETY DEPOSIT BUSINESS
Mr. and Mrs. John Baker left Fri
day for Chicago to visit with friends.
Nora Robbins was in Rock Island
Mrs. Lon Hollepeter of Reynolds Is
spending several days here.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Burgoyne were
in Rock Island Thursday.
James Venable is In Claude, Texas,
looking after his real estate interests.
Mr. and Mrs. John Tillard are the
parents of a baby boy, born Jan. 9.
Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson of
Grinnell, Iowa, visited Thursday at
the home of Charles Bognar.
Miss Ashley Elliott spent several
days in Rock Island last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Patterson went
to Muscatine Sunday in their automo
bile. Several from here attended the
dance at Buffalo Saturday night.
W. 11. Wenks was in the tri-cities
Mrs. George Schmidt entertained a
party of ladies at a miscellaneous pre
nuptial shower on Saturday in honor
Every Year a Better Year for Davenport
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signs of missing him. They remained
on the car till after the educator left
It. Did they see him offer to pay the
conductor? They did not. As a mat
ter of fact, the teacher lost no time in
hurrying away from the car.
As yet, the pupils have been a little
leary of putting their discovery up to
the instructor, but they have let every
other pupil in the class know of the
little incident. They thought that
they had a teacher who lacked some
of the parts of the average member
of the human race, but they .are happy
to find that he Is nothing more than
an ordinary individual, and not the
immortal that they supposed.
The annual masquerade ball of
Professor O. F. Slater's dancing
school will be held at
ELKS' HALL, ROCK ISLAND,
FRIDAY EVENING, JAN. 26.
of Miss Emma Schmidt. The after
noon was spent in games and music.
The Misses May and Nellie Carpen
ter of Rock Island spent Saturday and
Sunday at the home of C. R. Carpen
ter. Mrs. John I.owe visited Friday and
Saturday with her sister, Mrs. Clyde
All the news all the tloie.-Argus.
This is what the vitrified foundation block of the Davenport Brick t Tile company Is doing as it is in the financial interest and satisfaction
of the prospective builder to use same. There is no other material that will keep the cellar and basement as dry and also as cool in summer and
warm in winter and make the walls as vermin proof. Kindly observe how practically our corner blocks close up the ends Do not over
look to have your architect specify our make and that the contractors use same (look for the stamp "Davenport" on the blocks!. At any time
jou are in need f building blocks It will be In your interest to favor us with your orders.
DAVENPORT BRICK & TILE CO.
John Bcrwald. Secretary 226 West Third St., Davenport, Iowa
Churchyard Yew Trees.
One reason given vrhy very old yew
trees are so often found In country
churchyards Is that originally thce
trees were planted to, supply the peas- )
ants with wood for their bows, for In :
lawless times It was soon discovered )
that the only place where trees would j
be safe from nightly marauders was
the churchyard, where the most hard
ened thief dared not venture between
darkness and dawn. London Mail.
Rheumatism Relieved in a Few Hours.
N. B. Langley, Madison, Wis., says:
"I was almost helplets with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had It in
my neck so I could not turn my head,
and all through my body. I tried three
doctors and many remedies without
any relief whatever until I procured
Dr. Detchon's Relief for Rheumatism.
In a few hours the pain was relieved
and In three days the rheumatism was
completely cured and I was at work."
Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Second ave
nue. Rock Island; Gut Schlegel & Son,
220 West Second street, Davenport
is Used Cars
E. M. F. 30's and other standard makes
of cars, rebuilt, repainted, properly
equipped and conditioned for long ser
vice, offered at special prices this week.
Anything bought from
Studebaker' is all right.
Michigan Avenue and 21st Street, Chicago