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THE ROCK IS3CAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY IS, T9I3.
Dear Mri. Thompson: 1 ) I am a
g'ri of 19 and no taller than Rome
girls of 14 and 15. Will I ever grow 1
any taller? Ci Am I too old to wear i
ribbon if thy are becoming? Oil
Is anyone who Throws insulting re-
marks a true friend? Should I ip- i
nore her or treat her the same way?!
M I think It outrareous for young
girls and boys to "tang around" nick
el shows. Am I right? (6) Is it!
ladylike for girls to us., expressions I Df ar Mra- Thompson: I am a girt
su'h as "You get mv eoat." etc? ' of ,S and kPinK company with a
G)-! have man; 'sensible bov'vm,nS man four years my senior. We
friends but wouldn't'think of keeping , have been n6ee three months. I
Btea-lv companv. Is this an old-maid-1 nave an awful mper and we hae
Uh aftit-jdf? "7-Please she me i'had quarrels. These almost
recipe for cheese .trows. .s,-I have : brpak m-v nart- WnlIe nPT 1
lately m-t two bovs ,o display no : CRKh,- tnicK8 Mcb 1 do not mean
manners whatever" In mv company. Is;and af-erward repent. The young
this bera.sse :hv don't 'respect me oriman is very Pattant wita me and tries
are timv brought' up that wav? ( ! ) j ' ,ea(h me tter- ln tDink
IS It Hi',:,, for vnim irl. who attend ' is speeding slowly, bllt I UQ M
Sunday school to play cards?
(1) You ha . . ;: obaby got
full h'-iet.t. 12 So
(3 (Ignore j
yourself by acting as she does. (4
Yes. .ri XI re K-rls don't do It.
;! don't annrove of "steadv com. I
paiv." mv dear, unless the couple
are reallv nKaRed. ao vou are wise
not to give anv privileges to a man
unless he has askrd you to marry
him. (Tl Cheese Straws: Two ounres
dry br'ad crumbs, two ounces grated
cheese, two ounces sifted flour, small
teaspootiful salt, pure ground pepper 'to "shoot it Into me" about other girls
to tiiSV Mix together, adding last1 K with- 'e when I resent it by
two otinreH p,;re butter. Make a "shooting it back" she gets so.a gen
i a-,te. then roll out thin as a match : era,lv ,or tfl rf8t ot the evening? I
and c ut in Mrips. sire of a match. I helieve she is jupt as fickle as I am
Cover a pa:i with buttered paper, put ' an,l tne other girls are of good charac
in iMiste, bake two or three minutes. ! tfr- 1 o with her chum a good deal.
and serve hut, piled up like
a log 1
H Th y have j,rhably been badly ;
brought up. and have been with ( heap
fcirls. If you nr,. w ell-mannered they j
rnny learn irom you. tin There are ,
card games that do no harm.
SHOWER FOR BRIDES-ELECT. I
M RS. E. WEINROTT E.Ntt:kTAIN- luncheon wus served and in the tra
cd Suti(Iu evening at a linen shower ! ditional ca!;e the ring fell to Miss
for her two sicters. the Misses Minnie I Tillie Silverman; the thimble to Miss
Jird Anna Ocllerman, whose marriages ! Anna Dockterman of Davenport, and
lire to take place next month, when ! the coin to Miss Dora Verger of Rock
.Mies Minnie v.'iH become the bride of Island. In games prizes fell to the!
If. Whit'-book of Council Bluffs, Iowa. ; M,t'BPS Verger, Silverman and Lena!
and Miss Anna will bo united in mar- Wcinrott. Musical numbers, piano and I
riage to Jesse llunistein of Rock Is
land. The Wcinrott home was deco
rated in pink and white hearts, fes
toons or rcpe paper in the same
KhadeE. the brides'
olors. I'ink and
Absolutely has no substituto
Many mixtures are offered as
substitutes for Royal. No other
baking powder is the same in
composition or effectiveness, or
so wholesome and economical,
nor will make such fine food.
Royal Is the only Baking Powder made
from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar
Do honor to the "Father of
Hensley Flower Store
Telephone West 1534.
I ashamed of myself to think I cannot
I be like him. sweet, lovable and kind
I to everybody at ail times.
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j wi fce ab,e t b ag pleaaant M he?
We love each other dearly.
' are on ,ne r''
Kw1 on trylng and ,f ?ou are
ln you will learn to control
J""" 80 n't hurt the people
you love and who love you.
Dt ar .Mrs. Thompson: How should
I treat my pal's jrirl friend who likes
couequeni.i.v we are logeiner quite a
I bit. JACK FICKLE.
She'll stop it if you Just laugh at !
her an ciiaie the conversation or j
wander off to talk to somebody else !
each tune. It neer pays to "talk
bark" to a girl.
were used in bouquets. A four-course
v;olin elections, were enjoyed.
WILL GO AS MISSIONARY.
MISS M ARf JARET E. WEED
Monmoutn. alter a visit with relatives :
; in Rock Island, lias left for Iowa City,!
my flowers on his birthday.
4th Ave. and 20th St.
and later she will Tlslt in Dee Moines, I
and Parma, Idaho. Miss Weed is to I
leave San Francisco March 1 for China,
where 6he will engage in missionary
work at the Foo Chow hospital, con
ducted by the Congregational church
American board of commissioners of
She Is to become the bride of Dr.
Charles Gillette, who is associated
with Dr. H. N. Klnnear at the hos
pital. After November their work may
be elsewhere ln the Fu-Chien province.
Miss Weed in a graduate of the Mo-
line high school and of Monmouth col-1
lege. She taught for a time at
mouth and later engaged in settlement
work ln Chicago. Her appointment to
the mission field in China is for a per
iod of seven years. Dr. Gillette has
been engaged in the mission field for
MUSIC STUDENTS' CLUB.
ENSEMBLE MCSICWAS STUDIED
at a meeting of the Music Students'
club held yesterday at the home of
Mrs. Adolph Priester on West Seventh
street, Davenport. At the business
meeting the club indorsed the move to
have a woman as an assistant labor
commissioner and also decided to con
tribute individually to the state re
volving ".oan fund for the benefit of
girls desiring an education. The pro
gram was given by Mrs. Priester and
Mrs. F. P. Bemis, piano; Miss Lily
Nott. voice; Mrs. Henry Matthey,
voice; Mrs. Alfred Mueller, voice, and
Mrs. Priester. Miss Huber, Mrs. Bemis
and Mrs. S. B. Lafferty gave a double
piano number. At the close of the
program Miss Viola Koch played sev
eral piano numbers.
EDGEWOOD LADIES ELECT.
A BUSINESS MEETING OF THE
Ladies' Aid society of the Edgewood
Baptist church was held Friday after-
only members of the society being
present. The annual election of offi
cers was held and resulted as follows:
President Mrs. John Gillespie.
Vice President Mrs. Frank Nelson.
Treasurer Mrs. George Connell.
Secretary Mrs. Arthur Sperbeck.
It was decided to increase the price
of the soeietv'B coffees. Plans were I
made to hold a coffee and bakery sale
Knme time in the near future, uro-1
ceeds to apply on the coal fund. A j
social hour was enjoyed and light re-1
freshments were served by the hostess. I
SURPRISE MRS. HOFFMAN. MRS. WALKER HOSTESS.
MRS. H. W. HOFFMAN WAS SUR-! MRS. C. L. WALKER ENTERTAINS
prised at her home. 1319 Second ave-jthis evening at her home, 014 Twenti
nue, yesterday afternoon by a com- j eth street, at an informal dinner In
Danv of ladies who came to celebrate ' the second, of a series of parties. Her
her birthday anniversary. Mrs. Hoff- j
man was entertained early in the af-1
"There are two major forces now
! operating against marriage, says
i Professor Scott Nearing. Ph. D., 1'ni-
i versity of Pennsylvania, who has made
;a study of wages throughout the Unit
"There is the tendency in the indus-
tries to create unskilled occupations on
a vast scale, and to give us men who
rennet afford to provide adequately for
the families they should be rearing.
;And there is the social tendency which
i leads women to demand higher and j
! higher standards.
' "While the income possibilities of
'the average man are assuredly not in
creasing and probably are decreasing,
the economic and social wants of the
average womn are increasing very
"I should say that three-fifths of the
' jobs offered now to adult men furnish
wages so low that they cannot decent
ly maintain a wife and three children.
"Only 10 per cent of the male wage-
earners in Industry receive 20 a week.
Chapin's study ln New York sets the
limit for a man, his wife and three
children at $900. A federal study con
ducted tn & small cotton mill section
ln the south puts it at I60O. Margaret
F. Brytlngton made a study ln Pitts
burg and Homestead and set the liv
ing cost at $1,000. A rscent sudy ln
Chicago set the limit for a bare exis
tence at $760. And 60 per cent of our
men ln industry do not earn enough
to provide Incomes between $760 and
"One solution, already resorted to.
Is the reduction of the family. Ths
number of children is diminishing. Ths
birth rate has bean declining all over
the civilised world since 1876.
"Asothsr makeshift that has been
j tried Is that hoth husband and wife
shall work. This, of oonrss, means no
; children. And It leaves unsolved ths
; great problem of the women with high
standards of living, who are able to
i support themselves without the aid of
j The push of all ths economic and
social forces for most people Is away
from marrlags. Whether the victims
of these forces will live the lives of
tnrs celibates or resort to immorality
is a question the moralist must answer.
"It we seek to remedy the condi
tions, te logical thlcg to do la to
educate the people to be more efficient;
-to divide up the incomes so that no
ione class can set up extravagant stan
dards, and to let every class have a
ternoon by Miss Pansy Shear and dur-
ng her absence from home the laaies
took possession of the house and upon
the hostess' return she was much sur
prised to find the house occupied with
hor friends. There was a contest In
which the favor fell to Mrs. C. L. Wea-;
ver. Refreshments were served by the
company and the hostess was given a
YOUNG PEOPLE'S BRANCH.
THE YOUNG PEOPLE'S BRANCH
of the W. C. T. TJ. held a meeting last
evening with the Misses Anna and
Mon-j"UTe Vger' "Z3
street. Miss Olive Berger conducted
the devotional services, Miss Hazel
Bergstrom gave a reading, "My Moth
er's Ring" and Miss Olive Berger also
pleated with a reading. The society
is conducting a contest for new mem
bers and several new names were
added to the society list last evening.
A delightful social time waa enjoyed
with music and games and refresh
ments were served.
ROCK ISLAND CLUB PARTIES.
THE ROCK ISLAND CLUB WILL
entertain members and their ladles at
a complimentary dancing party Mon
day, Feb. 24. at the club house. There I
will be dancing and cards, and refresh
ments a la carte. The entertainment
committee has also made arrange
ments for a lecture to begiven by Dr.
C. W. Foss of Augnstana college on i
his travels in Europe and Africa
will serve a complimentary supper at I
GEORGE H. WARD AND MISS
Irene Owens, Dotn of Moline, were
united in marriage Saturday afternoon
at 2:30 at the parsonage of the First
Christian church, Rev. W. B. Slater
performing the ceremony. Mr. Ward's
aunt, Mrs. Arthur Campbell, was the
onl" a"dant. Following the cere
mony, Mr. and Mrs. Ward left for
Missouri where they will visit in his
former home. He is a teamster.
Y. L. A. GIRLS MEET.
MRS. I DUN A COWDEN-CARLSON.
at her home, 1307 Fifteenth-and-a-half
street, iwoiine, emenaiuea me 1. u.
8lrls 01 pencer aieinonai sieiuu-
dist thurch last evening at the regular
business and social meeting. Routine
matters were transacted, refreshments
and a social time following.
guests will number 12. The first of 1
the series was given Saturday even-
frsjXLixies GxtchoR Kirk
standard of its own. Will we do that
logical thing? I do not know.
"We are educating our people to a
higher and higher standard. Some
adjustment will come, but its coming
may be long delayed. Until it comes
the problem of love and marriage will
grow more acute with the passing
"it may take a generation, more
probably it will take a century, to re
adjust the family to the economic and
social conditions which confront hu
manity. "Meanwhile American women must
face the vital problem
1 their life and happiness to the possi
bilities of their own generation.
"All women of marriageable age
probably debate over the relative mer-
!)t c iovp and jnrome
"At leas 6,000.000 must today choose
between celibacy and a husband whose j
earning power will not provide for the
family a really decent standard of Hv-
I lni And there in a manifest tenden
cy to decrease the number of Ameri
can women choosing marriage and to
increase the number choosing celib
acy." Drive away germs
The modern surgeon care
fully cleanses hands and in
struments before and after
every operation; he realizes
the danger both to himself
and his patient of arty cling
Germs thrive and multiply
wherever they can find a lodg
ing place in grease and dirt,
and where things are scrupu
lously clean they find it hard
The easiest and surest way to
keep things clean lies in the use
of Gold DUSt washing nowder.
Cold Dust goes deep after dirt and
routs out every germ and hidden
impurity, it is the sanitary
at Tour Door I '
Gold Dust is
told in 60 siza
tnd large pack
tges. Ths Urge
"Ut ,hm COLD DUST TWINS Jo
The new bed room furniture designs are
decidedly handsome. There are so many
new ideas which are charmingly carried
out that a trip to see them is well worth
We still have some most excellent bar
gains in odd pieces, odd suits,
we are offering much below
Rugs of Rare Beauty
The new rug designs are so pleasing that we want
to share the pleasure of them with all our friends.
Come and see them, it will be worth the time for
rou will see some wonderfully beautiful rugs.
guests. Pink roses
rooms and table.
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR PARTY.
ROCK ISLAND COMMANDERY
Knights Templar entertained a com.
pany of 100 people at a dancing party
Masonic temple last evening. Those
who did not care to dance played cards
and the affair was very enjoyable. Re
freshments were served during the
THE MEETING OF THE LADIES'
auxiliary to the Rock Island County
Humane society, which was to have
been neld at the 6me of Miss Bliss,
has been changed on account of sick
ness in the Bliss home and will be
held at the residence of the president,
Mrs. Belle Jones. 1001 Seventeenth
avenue, Thursday afternoon.
The Ladies' Sewing society of Aiken
street chapel will meet with Mrs. C.
J. Schnick, 1630 Fourteenth street, to
morrow afternoon at 2:30.
DENTAL SOCIETY TO
BANQUET IN MOLINE
Announcements of the February meet
ing of the Rock Island County Dental
society, to be held in Moline Tuesday,
Feb. 25. were today mailed to various
members of the association. The men
will meet in the afternoon in the Skin
ner building. At 6:30 they will ad
journ to the Manufacturers hotel,
where an elaborate banquet will be
served. A short program will follow
the repa8t The iist oJ speakers and
their opios follows:
Something In Crown and Bridge
Work Dr. P. G. Puterbaugh, Chicago, j
Old and New Methods of Treatment .
of Fracture of Maxilla. Extraction of !
Lower Third Molar, Local Anesthetic '
Dr. C. W. Harned, Davenport. !
Practical Case Dr. H. G. Trent,
Baked Porcelain Crown Dr. J. W.
Something of Interest Dr. C. J.
Long, Rook Island.
Anatomical Articulation of Teeth,
Using 20h Century Molds Dr. B. II.
Sherrard, Rock Island.
Porcelain Art. New Attachment for
Lower Posterior Bridge, with Converg
ing Abutments Dr. R. M. Pearce,
6:30 P. Mw Banquet at Manufactur
ers hotel, followed by a paper on
Some Practical Points in Dentistry,"
by Dr. P. G. Puterbaugh. Chicago.
Rook Island aerie No. 956. Eagles,
will meet at the Eagles' club rooms
tonight to receive applications for
membership and to transact business
Rock Island lodge No. 190, Moose,
nominated the following officers at its
well attended business meeting which
was held last evening in the Moose
club rooms in the Illinois theatre
Past Dictator W. W. Duffin.
Dictator Tom Smiley and Mr. Ful
lerton. Vice Dictator Fred Mathis.
Prelate Leon Bender and Joe Lee.
Outer Guard C. Vogel and Robert
Inner Guard J. Wolf.
Trustees J. G. Swanson, Jack Sul
livan and A. S. Pauley.
Phy6tcian Dr. Alfred Stocker.
Delegate to the national convention
which will be held this summer in
Cincinnati W. V. Duffln.
The election will take placa March
New Designs for Spring
We are showing a most interesting line of new designs
in dining room furniture which will please all
who are interested in fine furniture. This display is so
widely diversified, both in regard to design and price
that it will give all an opportunity to secure what best
suits their tastes and their purses.
Furniture & Carpet Co.
324-326-328 Brady Street.
3. Several applications for member
ship were received. The candidates
will be admitted to the lodge at the
SATURDAY WILL BE
A LEGAL HOLIDAY
Saturday being a legal holiday in
honor of the anniversary of the birth
of George Washington, the banks ot
the city and the ofTU-es in the court
house will be closed for the day no
business of any kind being transacted
at these institutions. It is improbable
that there will be any court on Wash
ington's birthday anniversary either
NOTE Our complete line of
spring and summer fabrics has
Esclum Lacal Daalar' ( Ftaaf
ClatW Taflorad la Oraar by
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Illinois Theatre Building.
accumulated by dint of saving is the chief reason for the suc
cess of most successful men.
rnese lunas maae it possioie xor tnem to lane noia oi dusi- 4
ness opportunities where they saw them.
Open a savings account today, 4 interest.
Make Our Bank Your Bank
H. E. CASTEEL, President. M. S. HEAGV, Vice Pres. H. B. Simmon, Ca;a,
Southwest corner Second avenue and Eighteenth street.
White Enamel Gas Ranges
Buck's white enamel gas ranges are so clean that
they add greatly to the appearance of any kitchen
in which they are Installed. Not only does the
enamel lining look clean but the range is easily
although on Lincoln's birthday Judge
R. W. Olmsted had the circuit court in,
In accordance with usual custom.V
the public schools will hold their ob-'
servance of the day Friday. Patrlotio
programs centering about the life of'
the "Father of our Country" will be
AVer's Sarsaparilla helps nature
to make rich, red blood. No
Sold for OO year.
Ask Your Doctor. i.nw.11. mm