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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, MARCH-22, 1912.
PRAISE FOR C. W. CLARK.
THE .MUSICAL LEADER SPEAKS
In glowing terms of the singing of
Charles V. Clark, baritone, who ap
pears In recital at Auzusrana, March
"After many successes abroad which
gave an international reputation,
Charles W. Clark was onre again heard
in Chicago In recital last Sunday aft
ernoon, at the Illinois theatre. His
offerings covered an extensive range,
from Sarclnl of the lMh century to
the songs of Arthur Dunham, Arthur
Hartman, Ertward Beal, and Carl
Husch. It was a program In which
catholicity of taste showed the ex- Ifair a very pleasant one. A six course
trome versatility of the singer. Ital-1 dinner was served at 1 o'clock. The
ian, German, French and English were J house was prettily decorated with
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concert platform to lift the program
above merely a song recital. Gordon
Campbell played accompaniments in a
way that is leading him to a hi.eh place
In this branch of the art. He has ade
quate technic, warmth of color, and
CELEBRATE 77TH. ANNIVERSARY.
THURSDAY, AT THE HOME OF
Frank Kautz, 1427 Tenth street, Mo
llne, was celebrated the 77th birth
day anniversary of Mrs. Christina
Kautz. his mother. The occasion
v.as a family reunion, all the chil
dren being present, making the af-
glven with ftiual facility and w-ith a
diction that proved a delight. Mr.
C lark is a master recital singer, and
long writers are fortunate in having
such an Interpreter.
"It was a recital, which from the old
Italian to the modern Iiebuspy could
be heard with entire pleasure. Mr.
Clark's voice has grown and is so pli
able that he accomplishes the finest
gradations of tone without the loss of
meaning or syllable. He Is dramatic
ally powerful and effective, but never
exaggerates or over-intensifios, and he
brings sufficient of the actor on to the
carnations and ferns. Those present
were Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Hiersemann
and daughter, Mrs. Augrusta Wegge,
of this city, Mesdames Louis Thiele,
Anton Deisenroth, H. J. Frlck and
daughter, Henrietta. Otto Miller, Mr.
rnd Mrs. Ixniis Winter and Miss D.
Hiersemann of Rock Island, Miss
Adele Frlck of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs.
Fritz Kautz and daughter. Vera, Mrs.
Ed Roth and son. Walter, Mrs. L.
Ehrekie and daughter, Hulga, alf of
Blue Grass, Iowa, where the honoree
resides. Mrs. Kautz was the recip
ient of many beautiful gifts and re-
j reived the best wishes of many
i friends. Music was furnished
throughout the afternoon by the
Sack of Flour
Tuesday afternoon, March
26, I will give awav one large
THE SCHOOLMATES OF LILY
and Clara Cramer, who leave soon to
I make their home in the west, gave
them a farewell party yesterday after
noon at the home of Will Tatten, 2002
West Fifth street, Davenport. The
house was decorated with carnations
and ferns, and assisting in entertain
ing the young people were Mrs. Ber
tha Cramer, Mrs. Wunder, and Mrs.
Frit Sass. Those attending were Lily
a:vl Clara Cramer, Emma Brown, Ada
Cn-h-cn, Norma Sass, Lily Sass, Ger
trude Wunder. Alta Wunder, Gertrude,
Guldncr, I-ona Clausen, Norma Claus
en, Ina Kuhlmann. Martha Kuhlmann,
Irene Nagle, and Johanna Kohrs and
Jess Tatten, Harold Sass, George Guld
rwr, Raymond Henley, Roy Tatten,
given and the mite boxes w-ill be open
ed. A social time, when refreshments
will be served, will follow.
HOSTESS AT DINNER.
MISS MYRTLE "WICKER ' WAS
the hostess to a company of eight girl
friends at her home, 705 Ninth avenue,
at a dinner party this week. The ta
ble decorations were prettily carried
out with St (Patrick's day emblems,
and the place cards were shamrocks
with the picture of the hostess on the
reverse side. Games were played and
there was .music and atory telling to
pass a pleasant afternoon. Present
were: Misses Gertrude Helstern. Mu
riel Lewis, Essie Miller, Alma Behn,
Grace Nelson, Zeta Wicker, and Gladys
BUSY BEES SEW.
MRS. H. F. STANGE, AT HER
borne, 1029 Fourteenth street,
yesterday afternoon entertained
the members of the Busy Bee
Sewing society. There was a large at
tendance and the time was spent sew
ing quilt blocks for the bazar. The
next hostess, will be Mrs. George Bark
er, 1611 Twenty-fourth-and-a-half
MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SOCIETY.
THE LADIES' AID SOCIETY OF
the Memorial Christian church was en
tertained yesterday afternoon at the
home f Mrs. W. Av Carpenter, 1429
Fourteenth-and-a-half street Twenty
three ladies attended and spent the
afternoon sewing. After their work
was finished the hostess 6erved lunch
and each lady was given an Easter
card as a favor. ,
FIRST DANCE SUCCESS.
THE FIRST DANCING PARTY
given by the Daughters of -Norway at
Turner hall, Moline, last evening was
a success in every particular. About
a hundred couples attended and $25
was realized for the sick benefit
fund. The music was furnished by
Stroehle"s orchestra and the affair
proved a pleasant on;.
CLUB INFORMAL PARTY.
TWENTY-FIVE COUPLES AT
tended the informal party given by
the Rock Island club at the club house
last evening. There was dancing for
those who cared to dance and cards
for those who cared for the games.
JOIN IN MOVEMENT
The Rock Island County Retail)
Druggists' association has added its I
Influence to that already brought to j
bear in the effort to get the govern
ment appropriation to include enough
money to keep the small arms plant at
Rock Island arsenal in operation. Tele
grams were sent to Senators Cullom
and Lorimer and Representative Mc-
Kinney asking them to worK tor tne
appropriation and this morning F. D.
S. 'Walker, secretary of the association.
received telegraphic replies from all
three legislators, bearing assurance
that they are doing an in their pow
er toward the object aimed at
A PARADE OF
M & K Show the New Styles
Spring Wearing Apparel for
Men Xew Shoe Modes.
The Vogue of White and the Colonial
Shown in Shoes for
Call at our store on that day
and take a number.
THE MARRIAGE OF MISS ELLA
Theus and Philip Acker of Bloomville,
It will COSt ! Ohio, took place Wednesday evening
., ,i,,i(i v,; j at tho home of the bride s father, 924
you absolutely nothing and ati S(,vnth avenue thls city At8o.clock
3 O'clock sharp in the afternoon to the strains of the wedding march
one number will be drawn fromji,laeJ bv Mrs- Henry Hanes, the bridal
. . . ., party entered the parlor, where the
a box. If the lady or gentleman ( c,.n.mony WM pt,rf0rmed by Rev. m.
holding the number drawn iS; WHhelm of the German Immanuel
present at the drawing he oriUlIneran church, the ring service be
.... . ., . . !ir.g used. The bride was attended by
she will receive the free sack of j Jr cousin Mls8 Marle Slo,t and
DANIEL WEBSTER FLOUR. If, Lawrence Thcus, a brother of the
the lady or gentlemen is not! brIdP' wa3 tne oom s best man. The
present when the number iscarrled an arm liquet of bride's :
called another number Will be; roses. After the ceremony an elabor-i
Hrawn i ate wedding dinner was served. The'
: house was made pretty ana attractive
wi'h decorations of yellow and white
streamers and flowers, carrying out the
bride's chosin colors. Mr. and Mrs.
Acker will make their home in this
SPENCER LADIES MEET.
MRS. W. K. HILL. 612 FORTY
fourth 6treot. .Mrtrtnincd the members
of Spencer Memorial Methodist
Ladies' Aid society yesterday after
noon. Plans were discussed for the
annual Easter sale of aprons and fan
cy articles to be held at the church
parlors some time In April. The an
nual mite box opening service will be
PARTY FOR VISITORS.
MR. AND MRS. BEN WHITE WILL
entertain this evening at a family din
ner party at the Rock Island club In
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Pasheo of
Greenville, Pa Mrs. Pasheo is a niece
of Mrs. George White.
MISS FANCES RHOADS ENTER-
tained six of her girl friends at a thea
tre party list. evening, the company
attending the performance of "Little
Women" at the Burtis opera house,
THE SIXTH ANNUAL MILITARY
ball given by Canton Star No. S, I. O.
O. F., will be held at Odd Fellows hall
next Wednesday evening. The music
will be by Stroehle's orchestra and the
grand march will be at 9:30. The ar
rangements are in charge of a commit
tee composed of A. H. Sippel, J. G.
Swanson, H. A. Schleuter, O. E. Sip
pel, W. C. Dale, P. O. Fisher, and L. L.
Court of Honor Xo. 523 will give a
card party and dance at Beselin's hall
SENATORS WIFE NOW
FEELS LIVING COST
With Easter but two weeks away
all eyes are turned toward new
Spring clothes. M & K are ready to
serve you with the newest fashions
in men's wearing apparel, featuring
the celebrated Hart, Schaffner &
Marx and Society Brand clothes. Of
special interest to the man who is
looking for a blue serge suit is the
M & K showing of Clothcraft blue
serge special No. 5130, so extensive
ly advertised in the Saturday Even
ing Post. It is fully up to the
standard of a $20.00 suit, guaran
teed all wool but the price is only
? 15.0. To go with the new Spring
and Easter suits are the hundred or
more new styles in hats for men
the new Rough Rat and Scratch-ups
in all the latest Stetson styles, and
only at the M & K will you find the
celebrated Stetson Special.
In the height of fashion are the!
new Spring shirts shown at the M &
K, offering widely varied lines In thej
newest patterns and materials, rang
ing in price from 50.- to $5.00, with
vnusual values at $1.00 and $1.50.
Le Mar neckwear. Phoenix silk ho
siery, Holeprpof hosiery, and every
thing that is new in the way of men's
fine furnishings has trooped forth to
greet you at the M & K.
The M & K Shoe Store.
The M & K Shoe Store presents an
unrivaled display of the new Spring
styles in shoes for men, women and
children. Florsheim, Edwin Clapp,
Commonwealth and M & K special
shoes and oxfords In all the latest lasts
and latest leathers invite your inspec
tion. When it comes to style, qual
ity and fit, M & K shoes demand first
attention and the values that are of
fered at $3 and $3.50 are a great deal
better than yo. will find anywhere'
else. In shoes Ur women M & K
bring to the tri-citiej a first and com
plete showing of the new Easter
styles, one of them a nt"v white Nu
buck button boot that is . beauty at
$3.00. Colonials are to'be "'ery pop
ular this spring and you will find
them in extensive assortments a the
M & K; likewise oxfords and t To
st rap effects In all the latest leath
ers and latest lasts, including guu
metals, tan Russia calf, patent colt.
kid, black Castor buck, white can-j
vas and buck, with special values at
$2.50 and $3.00. For children,
ROCK ISLAND. ILL, TAVoSP-t toikwSC"
FECIALS FOR SATURDAY
ChildHos'e Silk I' 1 49 50c Neckwear 25c
Saturday, while 15 dozen last,
a small lot of mill seconds of
children's silk stockings, the im
perfections are hardly notice
able; colors are white, pink,
bite and red, get. what of
want quick at ....ArJC
Saturday we place on sale an
extraordinary 75c value in
ladies' fine needle trimmed
union suits. jq
Most Extraordinary Sale
of Men's High Grade
AH the newest colorings and patterns in foor-tn-hands,
bows and string ties, from an eastern
manufacturer who desired to close out Btock on
hand. Also imported wash ties in beau
tiful materials and patterns. Buy your
summer supply Saturday and save
50c values for ..,
Messaline and taffeta petticoats,
accordian plaited and sectional
flounces, popular shades for suits
and pretty soft shades for evening
House dresses and wrappers in
new models; up to $2.00 values,
Night gowns, high and V necks,
tucked and embroidery trimmed,
worth $1.50 for .... 84
Tailored and lingerie waists,
$1.50 values at 69t
Choice line of novelty Easter
cards, each lc. Special lot of
Easter post cards 8 for f
New lot of Princess Crepe box
stationery, 48 sheets and 48 en
velopes, special per box 25J
Clark's Brilliant crochet cotton
in all colors, 7 spools for . . . 25
Treasure safety pins, assorted
sizes, for 10
Large hand bags, beautiful silver
frames, many varieties, worth up
to $1.75 just 97
Sacred Secret perfumes, white
rose, locust buds, violet and lily
of the valley, 50c oz. regular, spe
cial oz 290
25c size Dorothy Vernon toilet
water, special 18
25c new narrow barrettes, shell
or amber, special 19f
2:30 P. M., 27 inch Swiss em
broidery flouncing In eyelet and
shadow work, were 68c, at a yard
Venice and net bands and cotton
cluny laces, in cream and white,
values up to 50c a yard -19f
18c Tissues 10c
Pretty styles, dainty colors.
fine sheer quality
1 5c Madrases 9c
32 inches' wide, good shirt
ing styles, washable
colors, big value, q
at a yard C
All kinds of those reliable gar
den and flower seeds, new crop,
a package 1
Garden seeds in bulk at lowest
10 A. M., 36 inch bleached mus
lins up to 12 Vic values, quantity
limit, 10 yards for 49
Musical Program in
2 to 4 P. M.. 30 Inch chambrays
in plain blues, 2 to 6 yard lengtba,
10c quality, a yard Jj
9-4 unbleached sheetings, the
quality that sells for 27c, all day
a yard 16
42 and 45 Inch pillow casing, in
both bleached and unbleached,
values up to 17c, 2 to 6 yard
lengths, all day, a yard 90
Fresh cut carnations in assorted
colors, per dozen 35
Sterling silver teaspoons In some
of the latestpatterns, your choice
while they last, each ....... 5&0
800 pieces fancy china in plates,
tiles, oatmeals, fruits, hair boxes,
olive and pickle trays, sugars,
creamers, etc., many of which sold
at25c. Take your pick Saturday,
The new Camera Lunch box,
heavy canvas covered, with metal
corners and removable tin lining,
Table glassware, Jelly dishes, ol
ive, pickle and spoon trays, candle
sticks, berry dishes, etc., choice
Fine Haviland China dinner
plates, 8V2 inch size with beautiful
pink rose decorations, worth 50c.
Just for Saturday 22
Amottlueir Shoe Sale
$3. 00, $3.50 and 4.00 Values for $2.45
SEE THE DEMONSTRATION
of the kind of bread, cakes., biscuits,
etc., that can te made when you use
laniel Webster flour, finest flour in
TKLKI'HOXK WKST 1M):J or J8O8
A. W. Diedrich
305 Twentieth Street.
Staple n 1'unry tinners.
I held at the church next Friday evening,
2at which time a good program will be
Here's a Suggestion
Get a pair of walking boots and enjoy the beautiful
spring days out of decrs. This most healthful ex
ercise can easily be turned into agony if your boots
don't fit. We guarantee a fit or'no sale.
Harper House Block. Rock Island.
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VI ,S Out IE. JAMES
Mra. Oil! a James, wi! of th new.
ly elected senator from Kentucky,
has Joined the ranks of housewives
wbo are protesting: against the high
cost of living;. Until recently the
senator and his wife boarded, but
now they have started housekeeping
in one of Washington's fashionable
"I have gained more practical
knowledge of the high cost of living
In the last few weeks." says Mra
J a m e. "than i ever did from reading
or hearing the complaints of others."
One Cup of
Women's Stylish Well-made Shoes
Button or Lace
MJ?AVQ $3.50 Welt Sewed, in black 0
11Ej1 O tan, calf, button Jace, Sat'day
And you will want It always.
misses and growiL? girls there are
white canvas and bjck styles as well
as all the other pretty footwear fash-
There'ions. M & K announce another one
is a smoothness, richness and full
ness of flavor in "Camel" brand
Steel Cut coffee that makes.it a faf
vorite from the first cup.
Per pound can
Chocolate, genuine Baker's half
pound cake ,
Cocoa, &lso Bake.r"s,
half pound can
Onion Salt, something
a very delicious flavoring,
per glass shaker ........
Jieinz s, loc Dottle tor ..
large 25c can,
this sale for
Asparagus Tips on Toast. Mske
day rubber sale, offering theli entire
stock of women's rubbers, the finest
7;.c quality at 55c. In tonight's
Argus you will find two full pages
of advertising news from the M & K.
This will give you some idea of the
unusual Inducements in the way of
etylish merchandise and exceptional
values that the M & K have for you.
You are invited to see the new things
at the M & K.
Services At Settlement.
E. A. Read took "Secret Power" as
the theme for his address at the ser
vices at the West End Settlement last
evening. The meetings are being con
ducted each evening this week and
are attracting large audiences. The
subject for this evening's address Is
"Where Cain Got His Wife." Special
music will he a feature of the services
this evening. William Read will give
violin solos and there will also be cor
Albert Workman spent Sunday with
his sister, Mrs. Will Kreyermuth at
Fred J. Kleist of Foster spent Sun-
iday at the home of Dorse and John
a good cream gravy for tie tips andiGraham at Jimlown.
serve on hot buttered toast. It's fine,
Happy Hour, the snow white tips.
the very finest grown, come In 1 Vt
at per can
"Camel" brand white tiPOff -?
in tall cans m3
Libby's whole asparagus,
large cans at
Inflammatory Rheumatism Quickly
( - Relieved.
Morton L. HiU of Lebanon, Ind,
isays: "My wife bad Inflammatory
rheumatism In every muscle and Joint;
her suffering was terrible and her body
ind face were swollen almost beyond
recognition; had been )n bed for six
; weeks and had eight physicians, but
' received no benefit until she tried Dr.
j Oetchon's Relief for Rheumatism. It
j gave Immediate relief and she was able
j to walk in three days. I am sure It
saved her life." Sold by Otto Grotjan.
: 1501 Second avenue. Rock Island, and
41 Gust. Schlegel & Son, 220 Second
3 1 street, Davenport.
Order your vegetables here and
rest assured that you get them
frctth and at reasonable price.
Fancy freh tomatoes, cucum
bers, head and lear lettuce, new
potatoes, pie plant, cauliflower,
celery, spinach, shives, radishes
and onion, new beets, carrot
and green peppers, leek and
It always pays to trade at the
Sanitary Grocery where you get
quality goods at reasonable prices.
Sittig & Stahmer s
Phones West 12 and 50. 515 17th St.
At the caucus which was held at
the Foster store Saturday, the follow
ing township officers were nominated:
Republican tiiket C. D. Foster, town
ship clerk; f. C. Mewes, assessor;
Fred Krueger, collector; A. J. Gorham,
committeeman; C. Ruthenbers;, school
trustee; township committeemen, Ed
ward Feldman, William Ruthenberg,
F. C. Mewes. Democrat ticket G
Rieketts. township clerk; Henry Bopp,
collector; Orsan Bowser, cotfmittefr
man: Ed Hayes, constable; Thomas
Fowler, school trustee: townshli com
mitteemen, B. Reynolds, Carl sWitt,
Fred Foster. The Drury tow.isuip
election will be held Tuesday Appl 2.
The primary election will be heW Ap
ril 9. The township auditing met ting
will be held at the home of C. D. Fos
ter, township clerk, Tuesday March 26.
Miss Clara Foster of Foster spent
Saturday at the home of her sister,
Mrs. Fred Faulkner at Bay Island. ,
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Another Sale Tomorrow
Coin Bros. & Kerr, the confection
ers at 329 Twentieth street, will have
an advertisement sale on 500 pounds
of kisses at their store tomorrow
only at 15 cents per pound and they
promise that people who will buy
pome of these kisses will find that
they are the best kind ever.
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Ministers' District Meet.
A meeting of the Rock Island Di
trict Methodist Ministerial association
will be held at Orion next Monday and
Tuesday. Thirty ministers will attend.
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