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CALL TO PASTOR
TO GIVE LECTURE
WILL NEED AUTO
EVERY DAY NOW
Karl Nelson Who Has Served
First Church to Be Minister
Annual Reports Heard.
Parcels Post System Growing in
, Popularity and Use in Re
CO OPERATIVE STORE CO.
Rock Island, 111.
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS., SATURDAY. JANUARY 4, 1913.
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The annual mating of the First
Swedish Lutheran church was held
last evening at 7:30 o'clock. The
meeting was opened by devotional ex
ercises conducted by Dr. C. A. Blom
fiea, after which regular business oc
cupied the attention of the members.
Reports were read from the board
of descons, trustees. Sunday school
superintendent and the various soci
eties of the church.
The treasurer's report showed the
i ubu on nann lan c ii
Membership dues '. 1 358 58 '
Collections, donations and
Donations from societies and
Sunday schools 831.44
Subscription to Annex Fund.. 650.00 j
To Augustana college 250.70
Missions and charitable pur-
Paid loan 500.00
Interest on loan
Miscellaneous repairs on
church and parsonage
Insurance, fuel, etc
Cash on hand
Subscription to Annex Fund.
Officers for the following year were
elected as follows:
Secretary L. J. Wessell.
Deacons (three years) J. A. Ander
sen, Peter Pedersen.
Trustees (three years) A. W. John
son, Nels Swanson.
Organist Miss Caroline Peterson.
Janitor Alfred Pealstrom.
Sunday School Superintendent Ans
Delogate to the Illinois Conference
Meeting Ans Anderson; alternate,
, Koek Island District Meeting Dele
gate, Alfr-d PealHfrom; ulternate, J.
Librarians Ellen Kosene, Minnie E.
Auditing Committee Victor San
son, Carl Otterman. Ernll Kosene.
I'ulnrs Danll Wahlberg, Fred Pet
ri Ron. Carl Gustafson, Emil Rosene.
The congregation passed a resolu
tion of thanks to MagTTus Peterson,
v ho asked to be excused from reelec
tion. Mr. Peterson has served as dea-
t i n for 40 years. The congregation
n'so thanked the choir, its director
nun organist Tor their tuitnrui service :
di:rtng the year.
k'nrl A Vftlonn vht fa At ttrMATlt I
serving the congregation, was called to
be pastor of the church after ETs or-
cltnsitlon n.'xt June. The meeting was
cYsed with the benediction.
MISSION SOCIAL UNION
ANNUAL PRAYER SERVICE!
The Woman's Missionary Social un-
Ion will hold its annual prayer. meet -
It rlng the week of prayer Thurs -
d;i afternoon. Jan. 9. at 3 o'clock al
the First Methodist church. It will be
h i! by th presideut of the union, Mrs.
llllatn McLean Stewart, and the top -
lo U "Special Needs for Prayer In the
Mission Field, Both Foreign and at
Home." The needs in the different
fields will be presented by, ladles from
1 I . . - . . n , ..,1 V, luU. trr m
t!u h v ral liilwoion societies connect
ed with the union.
The Panama Canal.
Is one of the prides of the United
S'utcs. und cun be considered as one
v the world's wonders. How to see
Hum-, call on or hone, John Berwald.
West Third street, Davenport.
Iowa, he can show you over 15 tours.
That there are many
different views or be
liefs but only one that
will harmonize with
the Bible doctrine of
THE RESURRECTION OF TOE DEAD
which is the subject
Y HALL l?t
By A. M. SAPHORE of Philadelphia
The Tri-City class
of the International
Bible Students Asso
ciation urge Bible
students of all de
nominations to at
tend this lecture and
hear the Bible har
monized both as to
this doctrine and in
its relation to all
other teachings of
the scriptures Thy
Word is Truth.
7 No- Collect'pb.
Saphore of Philadelphia will
BPealt tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock j
to the public at Armory hall on the i
subject "The Resurrection of the i
Dead." He comes here under the aus-:
pices of the Trl-City Cass of the In-
ternatlonal Bible Students' associa-
tion. No admission to the meeting is
charged. The subject which is a dif-
ficult one to handle, is treated in a j
scientific and reasonable
Bits of Scripture
Suffer me a little, and I will show
thee that I have yet to speak on God's
I will fetch my knowledge from afar,
and will ascribe righteousness to my
For truly my words shall not be
fals: he 'hat is perfect In knowledge
Is with thee. i
Behold, God is mighty, and despis- j
eth not any: he is mighty in strength
He preserveth not the life of the !
wicked: but giveth right to the poor. I
He withdrawe'h not his eyes from ;
the righteous: but with kings are they
on the throne; yea, he doth establish I
them for ever, and they are exalted.
And if they be found in fetters
jbe holden in cords of affliction;
i Then he sheweth them their work.
and tlieir transgressions that they have
He openeth also their ear to disei-
j pline, and commandeth that they re-
j turn from ini(lui-
If they obf.v and serve him, they
shall spend their days in prosperi y.
; end tlieir years in pleasures. I
At the Central Presbyerian church
jmorrow evenine the choir will re-1
i peat the car.tata, "The Holy Child,
j whU.h was (,n ,1C Slindav before
1 . ,
1 Christmas, under the direction of H.
I J. Dawson, with Mis Lillie Cervin
! t the piano. The members of the
I choir taking p:ir- are Misses Esther
' J. Malmrose. Kdi'h Roberts and Olga
i Larson, soprano; Mrs
II. J. Dawson
land Mrs. P. C. Simmon, alto; Bert
I Plogh and H. J. Dawson, tenor, and J.
I r II 1 1 I- 1 ' Tl .11 1 . . Tk,
G. Hazard -and E. E. Russell, bass
program of exercises is:
O.gan. "Thf Holy Night,- (Uuck)
Miss Lillie Ctrin.
Solo, "Nights of Nights" (Van De
water) J. (J. Hazard.
Duet, "There Waa Joy in Heaven"
(Heny-Smact) Mr. and Mrs. H. J.
Ann- :i -emrnts and offering.
. "Arise, Shine, For Thy Light
of a free bible lecture at
SUNDAY, 3 P. L JAN. 5
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From now on. according to Post-'
master H. A. J. McDonald, an auto '
will necessarily have to be used each !
day In delivering for the parcels post '
system. Yesterday the machine was
called into service for the fir6t tim9
and some 150 packages of all kinds
and descriptions were distributed. '
This number Is in addition to many ,
that were small enough for the regu-
lar mail carriers to take out on their j
trips. The parcels post plan has been i
in operation only three days prior to ;
tcday, but the business done has In
creased each day by leaps and ,
bounds. Its expediency and small .
COst appeals to a'.l alike and means
the building up of an enormous busi-
ness never developed or fostered by
private express companies.
Mobile, Ala. Two men are known
to have been killed aad a score of per
sons injured when part of a New Or-
leans, Mobile and Chicago passenger ,
train crashed through a trestle at ;
lis Come" (William) The choir.
! THE CANTATA.
! "The Holv Child." I
Instrumental in'roduction and cho- j
rus, "There w ere Shepherds Abiding
in the Fields."
Recitative (tenor) and solo (bass),
"And, lo, the Angel of the Lord" H. J.
Dawson and E. E. Russell.
Recitative (soprano), "And Suddenly
There Was With the Angel" Miss Es
Chorus, "Glory to God in the High
Recitative (soprano), "And It Came
to Pass" Miss Esther Malmrose.
Chorus for Men's Voices, "Let Us
Now Go Even Unto Bethlehem" H. J.
Dawson, Bert Plogh, J. G. Hazard, E.
Recitative (soprano), "And They
Came With Haste" Miss Esther Malm
rose. Hymn, "Joy to the World" Chorus
Carol (chorus for ladies' voices),
"Sleep, Baby Sleep" Miss Esther
Malmrose, Miss Edith Roberts, Miss
Larson. Mrs. H. J. Dawsop, Mrs. P. C.
Chorus and Tenor Solo, "He Shall Be
Great" Bert Plogh.
Sermon, "Girded for a Fresh Start"
Rev. Marion Humphreys.
Prayer and benediction.
Organ, "The Hallelujah Chorus''
(Handel) Miss Lillie Cervin.
The men's class of Broadway Pres-
t-iir -ivi n n Culnn tynVtnl -ill l.. I
meeting of unusual importance Sun-! academic mildew. The public is invit
day morning at 9:45. The morning's j ed to De present.
study will be on the sixth chapter of
Ac s, with the topic, "The Organiza
tion of the Church." The class has
engaged the "Old Southland Sextet,"
a popular organization of jubilee sing-
rs, i.o give a concert I isaay evening.
Jan. 14, ana announcements of im
portance will be made at the Sunday
morning session in regard to this
event. The executive eommifee of '
the class has been called to meet at j
9:15 for special work, and they will
i have some matters to report to the i
ic-ass for action. The company of col
: ored jubilee singers who are to ap
pear in a concert program for
(lass will come prepared ;o give an
'entertainment full of enjoyment for all
i who care for the typical southern i
music of the negroes. There are six j
talented singers, who will sing the old
time melodies that have been loved by
generations of Americans. The enter
tainment will be given in the Sunday !
school room of the church, and will be
open to the general public, and it is !
expected that a great many people will !
be present to hear the program.
Rev. P. A. Peterson will preach at
the morning and evening services to-!
morrow at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. j
at the Swedish Baptist church. In I
Davenport he will speak at the young i
people's meeting In the Baptist church
at 5 o'clock.
During the week there will be ser
vices held in the evenings at S o'clock
Tuesday Davenport Baptist church.
Wednesday At the home of John
Bergstrom, 1416 Thirty-second street,
Thursday Davenport Baptist
Friday At the home of Pehr Dohlen,
1322 Thirty-first street, Rock Island
Sunday the 12th, there will be ser -
vices both morning, afternoon and
evening at the Swedish Baptist church
Good singing and music will be giv
en at all services announced, and the
public is cordially invited to attend.
The boys' bible class of the T. M.
C. A. will bold its meeting at the
rooms on the second floor of the Safe
ty building, Sunday a-. 3 o'clock. In
addition to the regular work of the
lUr,c - i.k oy . t..
uaum on tamcing out in tue Kock-
ies." JThis bible class has become pop -
ular among the boys and is growing
, , . .
At Edgewood Baptist church, corner
of Fcrty-fourth street and Fif h ave -
cue. Services tomorrow will be con-
has begun with a rush. Purse-wise women for miles
around are eagerly seizing the opportunity to buy clean, dependable mer
chandise of every variety at prices they could not hope to receive elsewhere.
The policy of this firm is never to carry goods over from one season
to another. So, on account of the backward winter 'season and the year's
greatest business, there is naturally more to be cleared more oddments, more
surplus, more good merchandise, more good savings than ever before. And
all this to accomplish in nine days two of which have gone already.
In Conjunction With this Great Clearance
Sale Monday Begins the
ducted by Dr. Carlton E. Taylor. The
subjects for both services will be of
special interest, showing how Jesus
answered the criticism of self-righteous
sinnerB; and in the evening the
discussion will be: Can 1913 be the
best year the world has known? These
questions are concerning things of the
1 i II CT nwiOnnt O Tl fl Tint mniitIU WltP
At Grace Lutheran church tomorrow
evening a program of musical numbers
will be given by Miss Ruth Benkert
of Davenport, Mrs. J. F. "Witter and
Mrs. Victor Frykmann.
Zion Swedish Lutheran, Forty-fifth
street and Seventh avenue. Rev. N. J.i
pastor. Sunday school at
9:30 a. m
Services at 10:45 a. m. and
7:30 p. m.
! German Evangelical, corner Twelf h
' street and Twelfth avenue. Rev.
! L1 T T) , 1 f ....ctn. Ctinrliu cihnnl t
i a a. m. ana l p. m. oervitxfa ai ju.ou
: a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Grace English Lutheran, corner
Seventh avenue and Forty-fourth
street. Rev. Ira O. Nothsteiu, pastor.
Sunday school at 9:15 a. m. Services
at 10:45 a. m. and 7:45 p. m. Com
munion will be celebrated in the morn
ing and in the evening special music
will be given.
First Swedish Lutheran, corner
Fourteenth street and Fourth avenue.
Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:45 p. m.
German Lutheran, corner Twentietn
street and Fifth avenue. Rev. Ph. Wit
helm, pastor. Services at 10 a. m.
Trinity Episcopal church. Nine
teenth street and Sixth avenue. Rev.
Granville H. Sherwood, rector. - Ser
vices at 7:30 a. m., 10:45 a. in. and
7:30 p. m.
Memorial Christian, corner Third
avenue and Fifteenth street. Sunday
school at a : 3tk a. in. Senior and In
termediate Christian Endeavor at 6:30
p.m. Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30
Second Christian, corner Sixth street
1 and Thirteenth avenue. Sunday school
at 9:15 a. m. George Hull, superin
tendent. Services at 10:45 a. m. I
Third Christian, Fourteenth avenut
and Thirty-ninth street, Sunday school
at 9:30 a. m; Dr. J. H. Nichols, super
intendent. Bible school at 9:30 a. m.
Services at 7 p.m.
Central Presbyterian, -corner of
Fourteenth street and Tenth avenue
HE WAS VERY CARELESS.
vTr Ki-tithH ns t r.rri.j
1 around a great lot of dandruff with
! him. One day a friend told him of
! Ball's Hair Renewer. i He talked with
j his doctor about it. Then nsed it. 2s ow
his scalp is clean and healthy. No dan-
i drnff. 'Ko faI!ing hair. danger of
; ttair:r: the hair, either,
Silver Anniversary Sale:
The standard W. B. Elastine -Reduso with either low or medium bust; of wear-resisting
coutil, lace trimmed, always sold at $3.00 for $2.00. $6.00 medium or low-busted
corset of beautiful fancy broche, for $3.50.
W. B. Elastine Reduso
Guaranteed to REDUCE HIPS AND AB
DOMEN ONE TO FIVE INCHES, combine
perfect shape with perfect fit and show
any figure to splendid advantage. The size
range allows equal fit to large or average
figures. Will not rust, tear or break.
Rev. Marlon Humphreys, pastor. Sun
day school at 9:15 a. m. Christian En
deavor at 6:30 p.m Services at 10:45
a. m. and 7:43 p. m. Morning theme,
; "Pilgrims at the Gate." HJvening ser
I vice of song, with sermon by pastor
; on theme, "Girded for a Fresh Start."
j Broadway Frosbyterian, corner of
Twenty-third street and Seventh ave
I nue. Rev. W. S. Marquis, pastor. Sun-
day school at 9:15 a. m. Young Peo
i pic's meeting at 6:30 p. m. Services
at 10:45 a. m. and 7:4a p. m. ,
South Park Presbyterian, corner of
Thirtieth 6treet and Fifteenth avenue,
Rev. W, G. Oglevee, pastor. Bible
school at 9:30 a.m. Services at 10:45
a. m. and 7:45 p. m. Young People's
meeting at 6:45.
Aiken street chapel, Aiken street,
outh Rock Island. Sunday school at
2:30 p. m. J
II. Cleland, superintend
A. W. Coulter, superin-
United Presbyterian, Third avenue
and Fourteenth street. Rev. J. L.
Vance, pastor. Bible school at 9:30
a m. Services at 10:45 a. m. and
at 7:45 p. m.
First Methodist, corner. Fifth ave
nue and Nineteenth street. Rev. T. E
N'ewland, pastor. Sunday school at
):30 a. m. Ep worth league at 6:45
p. m. Services at 10:45 a. in. and 7:30
Spencer Memorial Methodist, coraer
Forty-third street and Seventh avenua
Rev. Charles Hawkins, pastor. Sun
day school at 9:30 a. m. Services at
10:45 a. in. and '7:45 p. m.
Wayxnan African M. E. (colored),
comer Fifth-and-a-half avenue and
Thirteenth street. W. H. Saunders,
pastor. Services at 11 a. m.
German Methodist, corner Four
teenth street and Sixth avenue Rev.
Tbeoibilus Kies, pastor. Sunday school
at '9:15 a. m. Services at 10:45 a. m
and 7:30 p. m. Ep Worth league at 7
Free Methodist, Ninth avenue and
Fifteenth street. Rev. H. C. Willing,
jastor. Sunday 6chool at 9:45 a. m.
Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
First Baptist, corner Third avenue
nd Fifteenth street. Rev. H. W.
Reed, pastor. Sunday school at 9:30
a m. Services at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30
p. m. Morning subject, "Prayer as a
Privilege.'J Evening subject "Is Pray
er Worth While?"
Edgewood Baptist, corner Forty
fourth street and Fifth avenue. Sun
day school at 9:30 a. m. Services at
10:45 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Preach
ing by Rev. Carlton E.Taylor, LL. D.
Subject for morning, "Sinners Criticis
ing Saints. The Lord's Answer to
the Critics." Subject for evening,
"Faciag the New Year." Good music
at both services.
Swedish Baptist, corner Twenty-first
street and Fifth avenue. Sunday school
at 10:30a. m. Services at 7:30 p. m.
T. P. U. at 5 p. m., alternate Sundays.
Second Baptist, Tenth street and
Sixth avenue. Service at 11 a. m., 1
used only in W. B. Elastine -Reduso corsets
provide perfect comfort, prevent weaken
ing of the fibre, slipping, straining or cut
ting; and insure gore durability DURINO
THE LIFE OF THE CORSET.
p. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Sunday school at
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic,
Twenty-eighth street and Fifth avenue
Rev. J. F. Lockney, rector. Masses at
8:15 and 10:30. Catechism at 2 p. m.
Vespers and benediction at 3 p. m. ev
ery Sunday and holy day.
St. Mary's Roman Catholic, corner
of Fourth avenue and Twenty-second ,
street. Father Adolph Geyer, pastor.
Maes at 8 and 10:30 a. m.
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic, corner
Second avenue and Fourteenth street.
Dean J. J. Quinn, rector; Rev. Wil
liam P. Cleary, assistant. Masses at
7:30, 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a. in.
St. Paul's Belgian Catholic, Twenty
fourth street ana Eighth-and-a-half av
enue. Rev. J. W. Smlers. pastor. Mass
at 8 a. m.
First Church of Christ. Scientist,
535 Twenty-third street. Sunday ser
vice at 10:45 a. m. Wednesday
evening testimonial meeting 7:45
p. m. The church maintains a
free reading room in the People's Na
tional bank building, which is open
every week day from' 2 to 5 p. m. and
every Saturday evening from 7 to 9
o'clock. All authorized literature on
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West End Sunday school, 700 Fifth
street. Sunday school at 2:30 p. m. .
Prayer meeting Wednesday evening at
7:30. W. B. Barker, superintendent
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hall. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Preach
ing service at 8:15 p. m. J. C. Scholtes
Burmese Tartar Wooing.
Wooing as done among Burmese Tar
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Ou the first day of winter the tribe
holds a great feast at which all the mar
rixgenble girls gather nud listen to the
music made by the bachelors, who sit
under the "desire tree" and play their
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