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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1912.
THIS STRIKE CHIEF
Miss Lydia Koenemann to End
Work in Public Schools
CUPID IS THE CAUSE
Popular Instructor Is to Tie Married
and Will Make Home In Peru,
ft . fir V!,',.w t vn ' il-. s it 'Al t iLV
Miss Lydia E. Koenemann, super
visor of penmanship and physical
education In the public schools of the
city, today tendered her resignation
to the board of education, same to
take effect at the close of this week.
Miss Koenemann's reason for resign-
Ins Is the best in the world. She is
to be married next week, the for
tunate man being J. A. MacKnlght
of Kansas. The ceremony will take
place In St. Louis and soon after- i
wards the couple will go to Peru,
South America, wbre the groom-to-
be holds a responsible and official po
tation In the education forces of the
country. He is at the head of the
Men's Normal school at Lima, Peru,
nd Is engaged In teaching men who
are to become teachers of the chil
dren of Teru. Mr. MacKnlght Is a
graduate of Columbia university,
which Institution three years ago se
lected him for the work in Peru at
the request of the Peruvian govern
ment. IIF.HR tiirek year.
During her three years' residence
and work In this city. Miss Koene
mann has made a host of friends who
will wish her well In her new South
American home. She came here In
February, 190S, and took charge of
the muscular movement writing sys
tem which had been Installed in the
preceding September. The muscu
lar movement had its development
In St. Louis and as Miss Koenemann
received her education there, she
was peculiarly fitted to teach the
work. She was successful from the
start. In September. 1!M0, she In
troduced a physical education course
In the grade schools and by means
of calisthenics and room games did
much for the pupils. This depart
ment of her work Will be taken
charge of now by Physical Director
Corneal. A successor for her other
work will be selected soon from the
applicants who have already applied.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn la the lead
er of women among the Lawrence.
Mass.. textile strikers. Her influence
has helpeu mightily for peace since
the strike was called. She has de
srecated violence In all her talks.
Peoples Power oompany
The librarian's report on circula
tion for the month follows:
Magazines' and general works,
310; philosophy. 21; religion, 35;
sociology, 117; language, 4; science,
(3; industrial arts. SO; fine arts, 45;
literature, 71; travel, 120; history,
124; biography, 42: fiction, 2,231;
Juvenile, 785; German, 58; total,
4,106; schools, 2,581; total 6,687;
reference, 1,720; grand total 8,407.
Received from fines, $19.75.
HOLDS A MEETING
Shadow-time's here, and the somber
Softly and gently against bedroom
Put by the fairy tale, pictures and
Sleep-time is here for the wee girls
Close up the story books now with
Tales of Kris Kringle and Christmas
Dusk throws its mantle and night vi
Now for the "nighties" and visions
Bring to them dreams of sweet peace
as we go
Stepping so lightly on soft tlppytoe
Play with them there in the Dream
land so far;
Light up their wray with the bright
Blow softly, drowsily, winds from
Snuggle them close to the old Sand
Bring to them laughter and smiles
in your land;
Guide them and guard them wher
ever they stand.
All of their trials and cares are forgot.
Exiled and banished from that fairy
All that they see Is the glitter and
Glistening there by the Slumberland
None of the stresses of childhood)
There in that magical country are
Happiness, pleasure and freedom
but merriment ever is
The board of directors of the Rock
Island public library held its reg
ular monthly meeting last night.
Other than routine business such as
allowing bills and receiving reports,
nothing of consequence was taken
up. The book committee presented
a list of new books which was ap
proved by the board and ordered
purchased and added to those already
on the library shelves. The report
of the boiler inspector which showed
the boiler to be in first class condi
tion, was also received and placed on
The board allowed the following
bills for the past month:
A. C. McClurg & Co $ 88.19
. E. Stechert 43.70
R. I. Sand & Gravel Co. ... 168.74
Cramrton Book company .. 3.55
John Bertelsen & Son 22.70
Kramer Printing & Publish
ing mintianr 11. TR
Librarian of congress 10.00 j No 11 lnK
J. Lamp 2.00
Eipenses 4 gg Shadow-time s here and the sun dips
Hushed is the world as it whispers
Put by the day dreams and all of
Shadow-time's here with the ending
Open the little white cots in the hall;
Hark to the Sand Man's mysterious
Shadow-time's here as they bend low
And drowsiness comes to the closed
E. A. Brininstool In Los Angeles
Lady Baltimore Cake
The Most Popular Cake This Season
By Mrs. Janet MiKenzie I fill. Editor of
the boston Cooking 2 hool Magazine
This is considered by many cooking
authorities the finest cake that can be
made, though in reality it Lt not at all
C Laay Baltiaiora Cake
One rup buttrr; 2 (upt granulated
Sugar; 1 up tntikj I tsuspoonful rose
uati-r; J)t tups Jiour; J level teaspoon
ult A" C Jiaktng J'ouder; uhites of 6
egXS, beaten dry.
Cream the butter and beat In the stigar
gradually, fcift together, three timet,
the flour and lkirg powder, and add
to the butler and sugar, alternately with
the milk and rose water. Lastly, add
the egg whites. Lake in three-layer cake
pans. Put the layers together with the
Norn The cke in a 1rre ene and sells at
H'cmca l Lachausct fur 11-50.
rraatlaa far Lad ftaltlaior Caka
Thrrt r-M mnuiatrd iutmr: I tu0 teut-r
mitr: m kart of J !. rup (kottrd raunj; I
trtvtrd aW-Mrou.' J A. J cut gm lAim iim,
Stir the sugar and water until the
agar is dissolved, then let boil without
stirring nntil the syrup from a spoon
will spin a long thread; pour upon the
whitrt of the eggs, beaten dry, beating
constantly meanwhile. Continue the
l-ratmg nntil the frosting is cold; add
the fruit and spread upon the cake.
The K C Cook Book contains ninety 5ot
u h drlicioua irtipr. btratl, muftin. cake
aud paatry. Youcan arcureacotviv bvaend
inf the certibvate icketi ia every 25-cent caa
4 KC Bakicc fomdrr to the Iaotu iirx. Co..
Chiraro. (small cars BMi VH'J I1 Cuba.'
taa-a e rtiftiatra,
Bay a noma of Retdy Bros,
Trl-Clty Towel Supply company.
For express, call Spencer A Trefs.
Cranberries aid digestion, as well as
act as a blood puriflVr.
Cranberries assist In eliminating
waste matter from the system.
Cranberries eaten at this time of the
year act as a tonic and blood purifier.
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lit
ten at Roberts, Peoples National
Don't forget the Regulars leap year
dance at Industrial hall Wednesday
evening, Feb. 7.
Attend card party and dance Feb. 8
given by the Woodmen at their hall
in South Rock Island.
ORDERS SALT SPREAD
ABOUT FIRE HYDRANTS
Commissioner Jonas Bear today
gave orders to members of the wa
ter department to visit all Ere hy
drants in the business and factory
districts and pour quantities of
coarse rock salt about them so as to
eliminate any danger of freeze-ups.
It is the aim of the commissioner to
imake certain tnat there be no trou-
im & w,'iHnjt r'tf v its- ,
At $7.77 we place on sale many of our beautiful silk
and wool dresses worth $20 to $37.50, including fine
serges, silk foulards, taffetas, and crepe de chines.
They are taken from our regular stock, which means
in keeping with the M 8c K standard of style ele
gance. Early selection is advised.
We Call Particular Attention to Our February Sale of Gowns,
Styles of Rare Beauty, Many at Half Price
and Even Less.
Women's and Misses Suits are Divided Into
Three Big Lots
A final offer of modish suits in the
newest materials worth $20 and $25
at $9.75. Also stylish suits worth
$25 and $29.50 at $12.50. We have
misses' sizes 13, 14, 16 and 18, and
a good run of sizes for women.
Fashionable suits In the newest
textures and latest styles worth $35
end $39.50, and many even more, on
sale at $14.75. We are prepared to
fit misses in sizes 13, 1416 and 18,
and a good run of sizes for women.
For Women, Misses and
At U Price
Children's Fancy Plaid Dresses
Sizes 2 to 14 years, worth $2.50
to 95c. Also fancy plaid dresses,
ages 2, 3 and 4, worth 98c', at 4'Jc.
Women's sweater coats reduced
33 1-3 per cent.
Skirts, kimonos and knit good3 at
greatly reduced prices.
Blue Serge Suits Price
A special lot of chiffon and
riik waists worth $6.95 to
$12.50 at $3.95. Hand em
broidered voiles, silks and mar
quisettes, waists worth $5.50
to $6.95 at $2.39.
White voile waists embroi
dered in Irish crochet, also
crepe waists, worth $5.95 to
$11.50 at $3.69.
m O S
ble from this source in case a large
fire was to break out. Plugs in the
residence districts will be Inspected
occasionally and kept in working order.
Special Meeting, Feb. 1, 1912.
City Council Chamber, Rock Island,
IH. The city council met in special
session ati o'clock p. m Mayor
Schxiver jresidin with Commission
ers Rudgren, Hart, Reynolds and Bear
Commissioner Rudsiren offered a
resolution that V. E. Ketler & Co., be j
allowed the sum of $2,0 as payment
on Seventh ward sewer bill, 'same
being on propertyholders' portion ana
the sum of $1,279.39 for interest on
Seventh ward sewer bill until Feb.
1, 1912. Carried by unanimous vote.
Commissioner Rudgren offered a
resolution that the mayor and city
clerk be authorized and instructed to
issue a voucher to D. H. Keeler & Co.
in the sum of $1,696.40 lor balance
due them on Seventh ward sewer con
tract, same to bear five per cent in
terest and be payable on or before
July 1, 1912. Carried by unanimous
Adjourned on motion of Commit,
JL T. RUDGREN.
Piles Cured in 6 to 4 Days.
Your druggist will refund money if
Pazo Ointment fails to cure any case
ct itching, blind, bleeding or protrud
ing tUes in 6 to 14 days. SO cents.
TO HOLD A MASQUERADE
On Thursday night, Feb. 8. the bar
tenders of the three cities plan to hold
a masquerade ball at Industrial hall,
and the affair is expected to be one
of the biggest ever attempted. Sev
eral grand prizes will be given both
for costumes and dancing. An experi
enced costumer will be on hand to fit
out with disguises thote who come to
the hall minus the regalia equipment,
and lie committee in charge of ar
rangements expects a crowd which will
tax the capacity of the hall. A first
class orchestra has been engaged for
Do you know that croup can be
prevented? Give Chamberlain's
Cougb Remedy as soon as the child
becomes hoarse or even after the
croupy cough appears and It !!!
prevent the attack. It Is also a cer
tain cure for croup and has never
been known to fail. Sold by all