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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1912.
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Cream dress goods
Mixture and suitin?s
Batistes, Henriettas, French serges,
storm serees. whipcords, diagonals.
60c to S2.50 a yard.
54 inches wide.
S8 a yard.
Novelty Suitings, 4S Inches
SI a yard. -Second
You didn't have much time to be
young, if you married at 13. Begin to
f young now. Your husband prob-!
f'.ly wants you to te more of a com-
phnlon to bim.
Dear Mr. Thompson: I am 30 and
weigh 167 pounds, and would like to
learn to dance. Am I too old? My
husband wants me to learn. I was
luarried when I was 13 year old. Ev
erybody laughs at me wenting to learn
to dance. READER.
Learn to dance, by all mean. Go j "tr't proper, you know, and we want
to dancing class, or get somebody who I to Quite proper."
knows how. to teach you. You are I
neither too old nor too heavy in fact. ! Dear ' Thompson: (1) Last
you are Just getting to an interesting ; March I got acquainted with a pretty
ape, when a woman can be mo6t i 6'" 01 na am mucn in iove
with her. I used to visit her and take
her buggy riding, but when 1 told her
I loved her and wanted her to be my
wife she refused me. Have Just seen
her twice since then and she acted
very cold to me. How can I make her
! love me? I am 28 and of good man
ners. My uncle wants me to marry
another whom I know, but the very
Idea makes me sick. ) My mother
vas half Indian and my father Welsh.
How much Indian am I?
(1) If she doesn't love you and you
press your attentions upon her, she
will dislike you very much. But you
rnighi ask her If you can't be just
friends If she consents be big-brotherly
to her. Always be patient and
considerate and try to make life hap
py for her. She is quite young and In
time you might be able to impress your
devotion upon her. Certainly do not:
n.arry any girl you don't love. (2) Not
enough to count. .
Dear Mrs. Tbompinn: I am 17 and
Kcing with two fellows One is rich
and he taken me to many social do
itigs, but Is sometimes not very pleas
ant to me. The other is handsome, al
v.f'ys goodhearted and seems to love
ine most. How ran I tell which one
lcves me best? AN'XIOT'S.
A man who loves a girl Is always
cntiplderate of her and tries to make
life as happy as possible for her.
Deer Mrs. Thompson: (1) Are Nor
folk suits becoming t strut girls? (2)
How should a girl entertain a fellow?
(.'itls millinery a good trade? (4) Is it
wrong for a girl to ask a boy to come
one" see her? 5t When a boy and girl
vant to get married, but ere of differ
ent religion, and neither wants to give
up. what do you advise? (6) What Is a
nice way to tell a boy not to take your
am? MISS CURIOUS.
rtrse Intelligently with him. Have
oods from five countries
Dear Mrs. Thompson I ;.:n a wo
n-an of 2o. married six years and have
a little boy 2Va years old. My hus-j
Und is very jealous of me and will'
(2 1 He Informed on topics : not let me go home to see my folks!
Interest, ho you can con- unless he goes along. He is a rail-'
read man and cannot get off whenever
some quiet parlor games for two .he asks, so I do not see my folks as jfl
r.u can And theni In the stores. Most : often as I wish. Tell me what to do.
men like music- ami refreshments.! Bl'RNETT.
(?) Yes. f4) She ran Invite him to j Keep the peace and go on only when
'til. (5) They had better give up 1 ycur husband can accompany you. Tell
'nry Idea of marrying. (C) You might him you can't bear to go away and
Fay very nicely, "please don't. It leave him for even that lenprth of time.
Imagine having to travel over a third of the countries of Eur
ope to see the variety of dress goods that you can see in our dress
From France comes the soft, beautiful
poplins and henriettas.
From Germany comes the lovely wool
England makes mohairs, tweeds, suit
ings and mixtures such as no other coun
try can equal.
Austria sends us the finest of broad
cloths, while the charming challis that
women love for waists, come from Alsace
From mills of high standing in our
own country, we have the popular serges,
the stylish whipcords, diagonals and any
number of smart mixtures.
It is one thing to gather a collection
of this sort but quite another thing to
have new, exclusive and fashionable patterns, and have them in n
trustworthy qualities. Most of the patterns you see here.
except the more common kinds which all
mills make, will not be seen elsewhere.
The qualities, of course, we guarantee.
We do not boast of the size of our
stocks, but emphasize the newness of
the patterns and the well-assorted varie
ty a stock free from the old patterns
and weaves of years gone by.
Our department is flooded
No guessing about shades or colors
every shade can be seen in its true tone.
The department being on the second floor,
the quiet surroundings enable you to
make selections under the most favor
able conditions no passing crowds to
French and 6torm serges 36 to 56
inches wide: unequalled in wear
ing qualities; 75c to S3 a yd-
All wool whipcords; black, navy,
brown, gray: the popular cloth for
suits 46 to 54 inches wide; $1.50
to S2 yard.
Two-toned whipcords black in
combination with red, blue, brown,
or gray; 54 Inches wide; $1.75
Diagonals in black, navy, brown,
tan and gray: 54 inches wide; $1.25
to 2 a yard.
Silk and wool poplins; $1.25
Silk chiffon voiles; $1.50 a yd.
Lansdownes in black and colors;
$1.25 a yard.
Shepherd checks; 44c to $1.75
French flannels; plain and striped;
50d yard. .
Silk and wool novelty diagonals in
black and white, black and red,
navy and white, brown and green;
$2.90 a yard.
Silk and wool Mon Reve; a beauti
ful rich fabric; 40 inches wide;
$1.35 a yard.
Printed challie; 39c and 48 a yd.
Wool batistes, black and colors;
50c and 75? a yard.
Nun's Veiling; black and colors;
75c and $1 a yard.
Broadcloths; black and colors; 52
inch; $1 to $2.50 a yard.
Heavy warm Cloakines forVinter wraos
Heavy mixtures, browns, tans and grays; $1.75 to $2.50
Polo cloths in tan and red; 54 inches wide; $2 yard.
Chinchillas grays, tans and red; $3 and $3.50 yard,
nmi hi e-fai-ed cloakings: gray, tan and brown; $3.25 yd-'
Second Floor v" ni
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Immanuel's German ' Lutheran
ALUMNAE TO TAKE
. ,T A MUMING Of THE ILLINOIS
Iuwa branch of the Collegiate Alum-
i:. a uksoi iatiosi. h Id at the home of
Miss Margaret Gb-sison. 7:!4 Main
ttreet. Duvtnport, Saturday afternoon,
three important matters uf business
were taken up. The first was the de-
Scion to do practical settlement work,
a id as Mollne has uo settlement house
the work will be confined to the cities
of Hock Island and Davenport, the
Mollne members, however, assisting in
ihe endeavor. At the West Knd Set
tltneut two or three girls will assist
at the Saturday afternoon sewing
club and at the Friendly home in Dav
enport a lady will be supplied three
days a week to have charge of the
branch public library placed there. It
was 1ko decided to provide a holar-t-hip
fund for any tiexerving girl who
may care to take adantage of the
b an of the association's fund to assist
her In procuring her education. The
n.oney that was left In the treasury
from last year wiil be added to that
which Is being raised among the indi
liuul members ami this will be ap
plied to the scholarship fund.
The usHoelatioii also Voted on the
mutter of admitting giaduates from a
larger number of colleges to the na
tional association. Mrs. T. B. Davis
will attend the national association
meeting In Ann Arbor, this month, and
have also undertaken to pay the salary
of the assistant visiting nurse, and in
order to help raise money for this pur
pose have planned a sale to be held
Dec. 13 at the home of Mrs. T. A. Mur
nhv. 634 Thirtieth street. There will
be placed on sale dolls, fancy articles, j The confirmation class wi.l meet Tues
home bakery goods, and refreshments, day and Friday afternoons .at. 3
Other routine business was transacted j o'clock.
and tea was served at the close of A business meeting of the Young
the business session. r People's society will be held tomor
Eht Wttk in tlj? (Eittj dHjurrljea
BAPTIST CHURCH PROGRAM.
Tha Ladies' society will meet at the
she will cast her vote for The local 1
association on this question at that I
Following the l.iiai iess meeting THE CHOIR OK THE FIRST BAP- ' home of Mrs. W. McGee, 726 Twenty
Miss Marguerite Meirlniaii who has ! ,ist church w'ill give the following pro- fourth street Thursday afternoon.
lately returned from an eiht months'
stay in Vienna, told of her visit there.
She spoke especially of the tvnes of I to purchase new music:
woule on the struets of the citv of I Organ voluntary Miss
the gaily uniformed soldiers, the stu- i'ung.
dents, and the costumes 0f he maids,
servant girls, etc. She told of the
home life of the people, of their chris
tening services, tlfeir mairiages, fu
nerals, etc. She compared the cost of
living in that country and this, and
said that the cost of living there is
equally as hinh as in this country and
i" some ui.siaiices even nigner.
pre m at the church Thursday evening. The Mission socjety will meet at
the proceeds from which will be used the home of Mrs. B. Banscher corner
j Fifth avenue and Sixth street Thurs
Choir rehearsal will be held Friday
"Praise His Holy Name" (Ashford)
Violin solo Miss Helene Forsberg.
"The City Celestial" (Trowbridge)
"Festival Te Deum" (Dudley Buck)
Piano solo Miss Esther Fryxell.
"The Ninety and N'ine" (Campion)
A social session followed, and thelMi8s lertna -lonassen.
hostess served lunch. Mrs. T. B. Da
vis will entertain the association in
CIRCLE HEARS REPORTS.
AT A MEETING OF THE HELP
ers' circle of King's daughters, held
Saturday afternoon at the home of
Mtb. I. S. White, reports were receiv
ed from the committee in charge of
the tubercular patients of the city.
The circle has as its special care
these patients and supplies them with
all necessary articles of food and
clothing, and of whom they now have
five under their care. The members
Mr. G. H. Grabbc wishes to announce
that for Monday.
Tuesday and Wed
nesday. Nov. 4, 5, and
6, Mrs Dee Myers,
direct from the
FACTORY, will hold
a demonstration of
tioodwla front and
back lace corsets in
hi main corset par
lors, 208 and 229 So.
Putnam bldg., where
all ladies are cordially in
vited to attend.
etnphasliea the beauty
of the feminine form
brings out Its most desir
able lines, establishes a
normal, graceful poise and
affords perfect freedom
for all the activities of
Women whose gowns
are fitted over one of the
(.oodffis Corsets, will un
derstand why they meas
ure up to the highest ideal
of what a corset should
Call or write for latest circulars.
G. H. Grabbe
Ladies' Tailor and Dressmaker
South Putnam Building. Telephone 733 Davenport, Iowa.
Heading Miss Rachel Anderson.
"Lord, Vouchsafe Thy Loving Kind
ness." from Stabat Mater (Rossini)
I "Honor and Arms" (Handel) Yugve
j Violin solo Helene Forsberg.
"The Lord Is My Light'' (Dudley
l!uk) Vngve and Tage Joranson.
I "Praise Ye the Father" (Gounod)
j Misses Lillie Cervin and Alwilda.
I Young, accompanists.
THE MARRIAGE OF MISS MAR
garet Munger. daughter of Mrs. W. H.
Munger. and William Iovett took
place Saturday morning at 11 o'clock
at the home of the bride's mother,
Rev. Marion Humphreys of the Cen
tral Presbyterian church officiating.
Only members of the immediate fam
ilies were present to witness the cer
. cmony. Mr. and Mrs. Lovett left at
,once for Chicago, and after a short
i visit In that city will make their home
; at 320 Eleventh street. Mr. Ixvett is
. employed as chief of the financial de
' partment of the Modern Woodmen.
J ARTISTS' RECITAL TOMORROW.
THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF SIX
! artists' recitals to be given at the
Villa de Chantal will be held tomor
row afternoon at the Villa, when C. W.
Griffith will give a Shakespearean
reading. The other artists who will
appear are: Miss Anna Lark in, read
er. Nov. 12; Mr. Underhill. reader,
Dec. 3; the Passmore trio. Jan. 31;
Madam Allen, dramatic reader. Feb.
1 3. and Silvio Scionti, concert pianist,
! March 26.
Grace Lutheran The Acme society
will meet this evening with Miss Es
ther Edwall, 904 Forty-fourth street.
The confirmation class will meet
Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock- in the
lecture room of the church. The choir
will meet at 7 o'clock at the parson
age and at 8 o'clock the church ban
quet committee will meet, at the
The Reliance club meets Thursday
evening at 8 o'clock at the home of
S. T. Allsen, 710 Forty-fourth street.
Spencer Memorial MAhodist Spe
cial services will be held every even
ing except Saturday, this week. Spe
cial music will be provided and speak
ers from abroad will participate. This
evening Rev. F. E. Shult of Geneseo
will preach on the theme "What
Christianity can do for the Christian."
Tomorrow evening Rev. G. H: Thorp
of Reynolds will preach on the subject
"Living Epistles or the Way to Adver
tise the Church." Wednesday even
ing Rev. J. F. Connor of Moline will
preach on the theme "Knowing the
Truth." Thursday evening Rev. J. H.
Witter of Farmington will preach on
the subject "God's Estimate of a Hu
man Soul." Friday evening Rev. T.
E. New-land of the First Methodist
church will preach on the theme
"More than Conquerers."
Wednesday evening following ser
vices Rev. Alexander Smith will be In
charge of the second quarterly con
ference at the church.
Thursday afternoon the Ladies'
Aid society will hold its November
coffee at the home of Mrs. F. G. Ely,
4202 Seventh avenue.
Memorial Christian The C. W. B.
M. will hold the monthly meeting to
morrow evening at the home of Mrs.
YanArsdel, 514 Sixteenth 6treet,
The Ladies' Aid society' will meet
Thursday afternoon at the cffUrch parlors.
the subject "The Sinking of the Ti
tanic." Mr. Caldwell was a passen
ger on the ill-fated vessel.
Central Presbyterian Trustees
will meet at the, church tomorrow
evening at 7:30 o'clock.
The Pastor's Aid society will hold
an all day meeting Wednesday at the
church to sew for the bazar Nov. 15.
Lunch will be served at noon and a
business meeting will be held at 3
Wednesday evening prayer services
will be held and the study of the mis
understood books of the bible will be
continued when the book of Jonah
will be taken up.
Wednesday evening following pray
er services the committee in charge of
the 75th anniversary celebration and
the session will meet. This meeting
has been changed from Tuesday even
ing as previously announced.
Broadway Presbyterian Wednes
day evening prayer services will be
held at 7:30 o'clock.
The Junior association will meet
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The Woman's Home Mission soci
ety will entertain at a coffee Friday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. S.
Marquis, 726 Twenty-third street. Miss
De Wolff will give a program of read
ings at this time.
Zion Lutheran Wednesday evening
a congregational meeting will b8 held
at the church.
German Evangelical The Young
People's society will meet this even
ing with Miss Olga Pomramke, 716
The Ladies' Sewing society will
meet with Mrs. C. H. Seidel, 1402 Sev
enth avenue, Thursday afternoon.
The choir will meet for rehearsal
Friday evening at the home of Miss I Oglevee, preached the sermon yes-
Olga Pomranke, 716 Twelfth avenue. terday morning and in the evening Dr.
W 5? Martinis nrearheil and assisted
i pinny episcopal irinuy guuu
will meet at the rectory Wednesday
afternoon at 2:30.
Dorcas guild will meet at the parish
house Wednesday evening at 7:30.
The monthly meeting of the vestry
will be held at the rectory Thursday
evening at. 8 o'clock.
Trinity guild announces the date of
the annual bazar as Dec. 3 at the par
Gas and Misery
THE O. E. S. SEWING CIRCLE
which was to have met with Mrs. Hu
! ron, on Twenty-second street, will meet
; with Mrs. Nellie KrelL 1422 Fifth-and-
a half avenue, instead tomorrow after-
The Ladies' Sewing society of Beth
any home will meet at the home to-
j morrow afternoon to sew.
i Island City Court of Honor 855 will
' hold the second of its series of danc
i ir.f parties at Beselin's hall Thursdav
. evening, Nov. 7. to which they Invite men'
: tbeir friends.
J United Presbyterian Prayer ser-
' Licensed to Wed. vires will be held Wednesday even
Wayne P. Ellis Des Moir.es ! ing at the church.
Miss Anna Theel Dubuque ! Friday evening Professor Caldwell
Joie Cummings East Moline 'of the Aledo high school faculty will
Miss Leota Battisfore East Moline I deliver an address at the church on
South Park Presbyterian Prayer
services will be held Wednesday even
ing at 7:30 at the church instead of
Tuesday evening as heretofore.
The Junior association meeting will
be omitted this week out of respect to
Miss Long,' the superintendent of the
Juniors, whose mother' is dead.
The brotherhood will hold a ban
quet, at the church Thursday evening
at 7:30 o'clock at which time Rev. J.
P. Henderson, associated secretary of
national brotherhood, will address the
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druggists everywhere. (Advertisement).
First Methodist The official board
will meet this evening at 7:30 In the
The Woman'B Home Mission soci
ety will meet with the Misses Nora
and Jessie Frlck, 828 Nineteenth
street this evening at 7:30 o'clock.
The Standard Bearers will meet this
evening at 7:30 at the home of Miss
Elizabeth Chaney, 1924 Ninth avenue.
Members and friends of the church
are invited to the church tomorrow
evening at 8 o'clock to hear the elec
tion returns. Light refreshments will
Mid-week prayer services will be
held Wednesday evening at the
The Young Men's Bible class will
give a reception for Rev. and Mrs. T.
E. Newland and Rev. and Mrs. Alex
ander Smith Thursday evening at 8
o'clock at the church, to which they
invite the friends of the church.
The Woman's Foreign Mission soci
ety will meet with Mrs. John Spencer,
Twentieth street and Seventh avenue,
Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
The Covenant bible class will con
duct a bazar Friday evening at the
church. They will place on sale novel
ties from India, China and the Indiatl
reservation in New Mexico, also a
number of fancy articles which they
have made. Refreshments will be
served at this time.
First Baptist A special meeting of
the choir will bo held this evening
at 7:30 o'clock at the church.
Prayer services will be held Wed
nesday evening at 7:30 in the church.
Thursday evening the choir will
give a concert in the church auditor
ium. The Ladies' Aid society will hold
an all day meeting Friday at the
Friday evening the choir will meet
for rehearsal at the church.
German Methodist The Indies' Aid
society will meet Thursday with Mrs.
Haefel, 1407 Second avenue.
Thursday evening prayer meeting
will be held at 7:30 o'clock, followed
by a Sunday school board meeting.
The regular business meeting of the
Epworth league will be held at the
parsonage, 607 Fourteenth street, Fri
German school will be held Satur
day morning at 9 o'clock.
at the celebration of the first holy
communion in the church.
The charter roll of the congregation
was closed last evening with a mem
bership of 165, which Is considered a
splendid enrollment for so now an
organization. Services hereafter will
be held regularly, with prayer meetr
ing Wednesday night and preaching
Sunday morning and evening and
with meetings of the Young People's
association and the Sunday schooL
THE BRITISH CABINET.
How Its Secret Documents Are Pro
tected and Printed.
Each member of the cabinet I sup
plied with a key which llts the lock of
a certain dlsputc-h box retained by the
prime minister. At auy particular
crisis, wheu Important papers reach
Downing street, the premier, after
perusing them, plnecs them in the dis-.
patch box and hands the box to a spe
cial messenger, who takes it round to
each member of tho cabinet in succes
sion. Each member opens it with his
key and relocka it tifter he bus read
the documents it contains. In this
way the pnpers are prevented from
falling into the hands of strangers or
members of parliament who are not in
Now and again it is found necessary
to print copies of n "secret" which
comes up for discussion at a meeting
of the cabinet. The document is cut
up into many small piece and dis
tributed among a poodly number of
compositors in the government print
ing works, each of whom sets up hi
little piece, and the little piece may
represent only a dozen lines of type.
When all the fragments are in type a
highly trusted official collects lioth the
copy and the type and puts tho latter
together. The printing of the docu
ment ishen done in secret under the
eyes of this official, and the men who
work the printing machine are for
bidden to handle any of the paper after
it is printed upon. National Magazine.
Reverse Methods In India.
Lady Wilson, the wife of an eminent
Anglo-Indian official and long resident
In India, In her book, "Letters From
India," says: "It atnups me to notieo
the way the Indians reverse the order
In which we d things. For instance,
at home men fnke off their hats when
they come into a house; Indians keep
on their turbans, but tyke off their
shoes. We berfcon with the palms r.i
our hands turned inward: they beckon
with them turned out. My ayah lays
my slippers in a rowr with the toe
loInting townrd me. The cook begins
to read his Hindustan book of recipes
from the lust pape backward and
writes his accounts from riht to left.
When the native carpenter uses na
tive screws he screws them in from
right to left and saws Inward, which
makes one nervous." -
SOUTH PARK CHARTER
ENROLLS 165 MEMBERS
The first services of the South
Park Presbyterian church as a
separate organization were held
yesterday both morning and even
ing. The church was filled with
j members, the evening service being
union one with the congregation
Broadway Presbyterian church
ing. Rev. Samuel Ollerenshaw cf
diapolis, Iowa, who assisted at the
stailatioDi of the pastor Rev. W.
a of 1';
' Me- j I
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Change of night
Dancing School will be held
at Elks' hall, in Rock Is.
land hereafter beginning