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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY. MARCH 7. 1013.
Widow of Theodore Thomas
Protests in Va;n AiriinEt Ac
tion Taken at Chicago. .
;.at t ;i m
LgO VIS. ;
; "i na;!1
que WldOW i;'
:.ga i.st oblu
h' ral association, I
M ':.rr occu
.,. :t lii'-etin.;
cniv M official
';!. h is under
in the naiii'' o: m,
orrhes'ra t' tic-
orchestra w'li t..-.t pas
n; is understand;. v.;. a: d
feel.ng, fi'"Sirrif .1:11a.-;
1r was i e-i v -l f Tom
th cnrr.pow-r i ur . 1 1".
era: ion of her l.usband'ti name.
Tti'- conii;! ; a i .oil oa is'-'l a hur
ried inciting n.cti mcnicTr (if the
t'oaid of t !;. ., .- v .-r. :i' ("ni'-ago.
At iiH coin ,:iti.n, Rni.ii'iM ;-d in
h s'atctn.'r- ttia tit rhanir" of name
would not ! revo ei.
In the iiiKHiii' of
preside nt or : ' rch
Vice l'r.r ;.'tr ''i
I i -r !. i i;i 1 .' is
va- tiff punlc ;.:id
s'atcuji i t w as mi -.,
stood Th(i- I'MH'-n:
selves pri v to (k'fulp or. even as i
iin ti'ii ti.M a ') i'M tin- change !n ,
name stfi-e :h M--i-h.,t.' doiin'ors '
vvh'i in ! :: iiis li.f. 1 1.:.. '-.'cited about
$ 1111.,11'ln t0 cover ;,,. di-lic.ts of the
1; was rt 1 t; at recently an fig
pl'tii"4a'.ti of ('!: a-'i Mic-Cclatis hbd
Htrii'.'-d 'toiii ' : Hi; !' r a name
similar t i.:nu- !.. adopted,
drawing ii r 1 1 i ii i - i n 'd ii;':sl lovers
by virtue ' a prcs'v- r'ghtfuliy be
I'iDkMv ' Mi" '! Im'i orchestra.
It v ,i :.rL-n-! .'i:.c 'he at- -.una-ion
had piac -ii tip;.-- nv 'in niitqiai
map T Hi i ui: .d i la .in 'he .t r ti;: :n . ' '
which it iii.'. i. (-:''.' 'hat i (;' 1 -lai
ion Ik usui pe l b' a . outin- r society
The s'a:ein'i;t issued after the
meeting of tl.f tn;8 (. follows .
"Tli p- it- tin d'n, 1 1 1 1 t it ; i f,f tii" re-t-pi'ct
iii. a 'h..-tii ii r:i 'ii.- trustees
lii.d fin .Mr Tiio.i.up .n b.i. lif" or iii
th-lr nlhli to honor hi tiiftnory. When
tlif nanif wiiB ( lui'H cd ; the Theodott
1 honiaR nn h Hint it was 'n fonrtvpy
to tli- fam.h
l-ia'lon v lui''
niak- that c!
. ' i
: Co;iliP 'f-'l'
niakf thin i lutnt;'- now. ar:d tli ini
tfpn fivl that in it 'h".v ;tr" honoring
Mr. Thonia; in mo: -. v)i;i' ;r t 1 1 -t-atiiO
I,. no- wha' ' li 'oiiifiv.-
lo tic for th- :.'. :n'' r-?'y .-f tl:.' in
Htltutioii ait'! for 'In- cr:llt of city
wlifft- it iih 'r,i;i' up and has i'K home,
and from tin i T : ti k of w hich it. d--
rl 'S Hf M. i il!
'"I'lie TIkiiiihh Mi:ni :i! !i'ur;i'-y Wiis
tt'iidiTcrl to the ( n h'-Mtra I association
li.v tlic 'rin:iias fiiniily on Jan. 1".
!".. wJiioiit aiv rcf"fonr or rondi
iIov.h to tin1 rani" of 'he orcneHtra.
- Inch on Tim" iln'e whh I n r. b tli
'i'liicnpu oi'b'K'rH.' On .la it. 1!. lltu."-.
Iiatut. wiiB cliiiiici"! to "Iii
Are still selling
For Saturday Only
ery butter, per
uto "r( 1.-: ... 'DUtrav.j t.y Th-odore
Thomas.' and it as no; ;ir.:;l April 11.
laa: ihe Ulle "Theouore Tbotnas
or' h"stra was adopied withoui any
r nr-e wha'soever To the gift of the
liStar... S-.tihequer.tly, at Mrs. Thorn-'
a-.' r'(uBt, the more valuable scortr,
cotJhistiiis of Eatiuacrtpts. rare eii
toriB. eit.. were traa:erred to ths :
Mrs. Thomas said in her letter:
"Zy.'j Park avenue. New York, March
1, 1D1U To the President and Trus
tees A the Chicago Orchestral asbo
ciation: "Gentlenien: The announcement
that the trustees of the Orchestral aa
wji iation contemplate cti-aiiging the
name of the Theodore Thomas orches
tra has faUor.Ktd and paiued me, as I
, am sure it must shock and pain every t
music lover who honors the memory
of Theodore Thomas, and al'hougb I
am not officially cornected with tiie
association I tannot refrain from pro
I tenting with all the earnestness of
which 1 am capable against, this act,
1 of Injustice.
.Nor do I think tiat the trustees
I now nave in" moral ngnt to cnarge
ii" tianie without the consent of the
Thomas family, aft-er haviug a i epted
fiorn us the great gift of the orches
tral lihrary which we tendered not to
the Chicago orchestra but lo the Theo
dore Thomas orchestra
' "This library is the large ;
mom complete modern on Ik fra K
tiary in exiirUjtKe and represt-nn-d
i iour-flfths of Mr. Thomas entire eh
! ta'we. H'.s heirs were not rich people
'who could afford to lightly toss away
the greater part of their inheritance,
but the contrary. Hut when we w -reassured
that the orchestra was to be
'named after him e thought no Ka. r:
fiie too greaT if we could thereby help
to establish permaiiccrjy the noble ir.
hf tution 'b:i b should preserve bis
name and his art standards to fuiure
"We did not make the retention of
'he name a stated condition of our
gift, becaus such a thing was never
: heard of as an institution first honor
1 iti' a great man publicly and later as
pi.M c'y revi mt'g that honor and it
did not oi cur to us as e en a possible
"But the trus'res ar non. the less
morally bound to do what is r ght a id
just toward us in tie mat'er and an
not justly nullify t he whole object o!
our vift. I'.v cluiiis'.i.g: :he name of the
orches' ra now.
"The proposal to call Mr. Thomas
'lie 'founder' of t,. orchestra is no:
fcaMbi". lor be did not found Mi.. i'b.-
airo (r'hcFrra. II' (outi l'-d ; li T:i c-
dore Thomas on lustra of New Vor'r ;
the Chicago orciies:ra was founded by
its 5.i original guarautois and he was
simply its music;- director, standing
it: tjte same rela'ioti to its founders as
Ir. Will, a ni H. Harper stood in rela
tion to Mie founder of tiie Chicago uni- 1
" Nor should the name of Thomas be
left on tli.-. facade of the ball if the
nam- of me orchestra 1., changed, lor
f woi.ll be as mint of a mockery to
keep tj;. words 'Theodore Thomas Or
h'stra hall' on a building in which
i here was no Theodore Thomas orclies
ra. as it would be to entitled hi in the
founder of an ilist'tution ivhi.ii wo
K fot adej by other men. 1
ti- "No- geiiMeni.-n. if the name of'
Theodore Thomas Is no longer good
enough for the orchestra w hich under
bis baton was raised to not only na
tiual but International fame as the
standard bearer of American muse,
then I n-.i.st respectfully request, as
he would, were he here, that bis mime
may also b erased from everything
else connected with the Chicago Or-;
chest ral association forever.
"ROSE FAY THOMAS."
TO FOLLOW HER BON
MOT AROUND WORLD
F " I :
"W . lrkrrbam.
Mr. George W. Wickerham.
Washington. March 3. Mrs. Georg?
'. Wick'rshani is preparing to follow
famo-.s bon mot about the globe.
Following apeclal for Saturday,
Mouday and Tuesday.
Thrro caiiB early June pea
Four K'c cans sweet corn 2 5c
Three cans tomatoes for.. 25c
Kegular 40c brooms eaclj 29c
Fancy cooking or eating apples,
pe.r peck 29c
Regular i'Oc uncolored Japan tea
per pound 45c
Two piMinds Good I.uck
hutterlne for 4f3c
Iarge red globe onlor.s.
Thre 10c cans mustard
snrdif es for 2f3o
Six Re cans oil sardines .. 2 5c
Two lfc tall cans 6almon 26c
Three l'c bottle
Plx cans Pet or Van Camp's
miik 2 5c
Regular SRr Jar apple
Kigbt bars I.enox soap .. 25c
Seven boxes Noiseless
Two pounds g'.t'.gets naps, soua
r oyster crackent 16c
Two packages Holland
Two cans red kidney beans 1 5c
Two 10c mackerel 15c
Four pounds n.ivy beans, Jap
rice or Or.ed pean 25c
Three vm k,4es finest pancake
hree cans Karo syrup . . 25c
hrev full pound packages
Threo packages mince
Jersey Cream flour.
per sack SI. 29
CleV. Vii1.il or Ceresota
Occident four SI. 49
11' pounds Ins cane granulated
sugar for SI. 00
lu" pound sack sugar . $4.9 8
Kgg orders alone not accepted
Pt breaking open rotten logs one can
find In midwinter the grubs or larvae
of ninoy of the wood boring beetles,
and beneath logs anil stones near the
margins of ponds and brooks hordes of
the maggots or Isrvse of certain kinds
of flies may often be found huddled
together in greet masses. The larvae
of a few butterflies also llvp over win
ter beneath chips or bunches of leaves
near the roots of their food plant or lu
web of their own construction, which
are woven on the stems close to the
buds whose expanding leaves will fur
nish them their first meal in spring.
The clever w'fe of the Tatt attoi ney
general was made famous the world
over by h.r formula for avoiding be
ing a bore
' l-on't d.scuss disease, descendants.
dv .n.t-s'i- s, or dress."
Tha: saying, so apt in its applica
tion to bocial conversation, found its
way across the country and around the
g'.oiie. both in news story and editorial
comment. Now the woman who said
-t is packing up her trunks in prepa- '
ration for leaving San Francisco on (
March 15 for a trip around the world. '
During her four years in Washing
ton as one of the cabinet wives she
earned the reputation of being the wit
of the administration circle. The
president is exTrem-ly fond of jokes :
and her sharp sayings were much en-j
joyed by him. i
Mrs. Wirkersham's famous quip '
about the "four D's" was given out as j
a puzzle at a girl's party which seem
ed to "hung fir." It at once became
lb- talk of Washington, and thvn rap
Although Washington society is '
nnifji concerned over the departure of
Mrs. Wi( kerc'naai. it also lias an ad
ditional regret for th loss with her
'of the 'At'orney-denf ral Hei k." It s
a Uir" tome filled with the interesting
even's, incidents, sayings, and occa
sions of all kinds w hich a clever won.
an lire Mrs. Wicket sham could crowd
into a volume whi h pariakes of the
nature of both niary and scrap book.
1 "It's for my grandchildren when
' th' y grow up." she said. "Maybe
they'll be interested, and maybe they
won't. Anyway. I took pleasure in ;
'compiling it. so I'm that much ahead. J
"Mot" than one- I've had to defend
one or the ether of the P's. For in-;
stance, a friend of mine took issue on ,
Ur matter of dress. i
" '1 adore to talk about dress.' she i
said I'm sure it never could bore ;
nie to disctiFs dothes.' j
"I .!i-:ii'i attempt to controvert her. i
I jus' began about the wardrobe
which 1 an; getting for my trip around
the world. I discussed the advisabil- i
ity of Retting silk gow ns for Japan I
v. ii" b I would reach in bet weather. ;
atid fur.-; tor Russia, where I would
be j,i i old weather and w aterproofed '
thii-gs for rainy seasons and gauzy
things for summer seasons. After
half an hour's dissertation I
signs of weariness.
" "You aren't bored, are you?' I
" 'Of course I am. You've been run
ning on about your dothes for the last
half hour.' replied my friend.
"There you are. Nobody adores
eioth"s so much that she will listen
in'erestedly to what the other woman
jBays about her wardrobe." concluded
I Mrs Wickersham.
At the M. & K. you can choose the newest spring fashions
from the finest displays at the lowest prices matchless as
sortments of coats for women, misses and children. Unequal
led variety and unequalled values, $9.95 to $45.00.
Coats in New Materials
Epongee in Pastel Shades Striped and figured
Eponge Checks Plaids Stripes Black and
White Brown and White Three Tone Plaid El
fects Wool Bengalines Double Width Bed
'ords Cheviots Popadour Cloths Serges.
i- tm- nrt,iw"v
All the newest textures in the newest spring shades
to gratify every whim and please every taste.
Stylish Easter Coats
$29.50 Values at $25
m i ! i
' "' i
We have provided a wide assortment of coats
prices as a special feature of our spring display.
styles offered at $25.00 are splendid $29.50 values, and not to
be found elsewhere at $35.00. Coats in the latest fabrics
and shades, special at $25.00. See them.
Offer at $14-95
A striking example of the unrivaled value giving of the
M. & K. store for women are these stylish spring coats, offer
ed at $14.95 . They're fine $20.00 values in the fashionable
fabrics and shades. Besides, we are showing fine coats at,
$9.95 that are $15.00 values.
A first showing of the Stunning Eastev Hat Styles in the M. &
K. new Millinery Department. .You are cordially invited to see
the new Knox Styles and Bernard Hats the smartest models
of the season.
HRocK Island, 111..
!' ' 1
advanced Is unable to talk intelli-'
gently or to feel pain. He cannot
noticed j therefore tell how he was injured. Mr.
Schuler is of the same type, but not
far advanced, and at the present time
is able to give an account of his in
juries. He has a broken right fibula.
As responsible for these injuries or
having guilty knowledge of them and
refusing to tell, the investigators hold
Peecher Hatcher. Karl Huffine ami
Charles Nash, attendants on the ward.
All three have been discharged,
Hatcher has been held to the Kane
county grand jury in bonds of $1,000.
The other two were arrested, but the
FOR ELGIN BRUTALITY police magistrate considered the evi
dence aiiiiihi mem 100 iigin 10 hi-
IKmily and Addie liny leg visited at John
j Rentier's Tuesday.
Robert Venable moved into Charles
Hope's tenant house Friday.
Miss Barbara Hartman is visit'ng
with her brothers Thomas and Fred
Mrs. Carl Seastrand visited the lat
ter part of the week with her father.
Myron Stoik'uerger and family mov-,
ed into Frank Vicker's property in
Rev. Baker and family and Misses
A One Tims Ltterary Mystery.
In the ewry 'J'elernph, an I'lster
i lie 1:1 nd i l ri weekly . on April I'.i, 1M7.
uridr the simple bead of poetry" ap
peared what Ity Ton called the most
perfect ode ill the language"--"The
Hiirial of Sir .I'llui Moore." Pyron or
Campbell - r any of the others to whom
Ihisjioeiti was variously .is'-ribcil vviyil'l
(lit lilies': h ive been j ro'ld to (daiiii it
Put the author the nlwiirc ciir.iti
of Rally ci-iu'. i.i Tyrol"-. Rev. CharleH
Wolfe, iiiii Ihe fa f llle piece nil-
but n 1 1. ' -1 1 1 -. 1 1 1 H .11 -
fame for him. N"l
death of i iiimiiiii imi in lJll
at the early age of thirty two did the
authorship become known to l lie world.
And Wolfe, who wrote tine b other
ver-e "f merit, N reine'iil" red only h
that one poem u hi h sprang from Ihe
columns of a provincial new-paper t"
universal rc-oLMiil inn in the big world
of letters. - l.onloii hioiii' I"
THREE ARE DISCHARGED
atliMliarfiMiiTri mmrvn V(iiYmir7iiwmW'atrri f
w-mWltf tfeW. 1 1 y-WH
Th Prvr Sex.
"I thought you had such a good maid
"I did. But when she called up on
the phone my husband answered her."
"Well, be was so much chinned by
her voice that I didn't engage her."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Springfield, 111., March 7. Judge B.
R. Burroughs, representing the state
board of administration, and A. L.
Bowen. the state charities commission,
hare submitted the report of their in
vestigation of the causes of the ln
' juries sustained by patients, Felix Pro
vancal and William Schuler, at the'
; Elgin state hospital. The investiga
tion continued through two days and
a large number of witnesses, both pa-
tient and employe, were examined.
i The report shows that Provancal has
I broken jaw, but being a paretic far;
SLEEP DISTURBING BLADDER WEAKNESS
; BACKACHE-RHEUMATISM, QUICKLY VANISH
poisons from the blood, and drive it
EVEN MOST CHRONIC SUFFERERS oM of the system.
FIND RELIEF AFTER A FEW j So sure, eo positive, so Quick and
DOSES ARE TAKEN. 'lasting are the results obtained from
: the use of Croxone, that three doees a
Backache, urinary disorders, and ; day for a few- days are often all that is
rheumatism, are caused from weak, required to cure the worst case of
inactive Kidneys, which fail to filter backache, regulate the most annoving ' Hatcher
BRADY GROCERY CO.
700 Twelfth Street.
Old phenea vett 443 and 869.
Delivery to any part of the city
Phone your order early.
out the impurities and keep the blood
pure, and the only way ou earth to per
manently and positively cure such
troubles is to remove the cause.
The new diacovery. Croxone. cures
such conditions because it reaches the
very roots of the disease. It soaks
riht into the stopped up. inactive
kidneyg. through the wails and the lin
ings: cleans out the little filtering cells
and glands: neutralizes and dissolves
e poisonous uric acid substances t'ua
lodge in the joints and muscles tc
srratch and irritate and cause rheuma
tism; it neutralizes the urine so it no
longer Irritates the tender membranes
of the bladder, and cleans out and
K j strengthens The stopped t;p. lifeless
tiler atid sift all the j (Adv.)
bladder disorders, and overcome the
numerous other similar conditions.
It is the most wonderful preparation
' ever made for the purpose. It is en
tirely different from all other reme
dies. There Is nothing else on earth
j to compare with it. it ts so prepared
j that it is practically impossible to
take it into the human system without
You can obtain an original package
of Croxone at. trifling cost from any
first class drug store. All dritgist.s are
authorized to personally return the
purchase price If Croxone fails to give
desired results, regardless of how old
you are. how long you have suffered,
or what tMe has faiied u cure you-.
rant holding them. Provancal is very
unsteady on his feet and has frequent-1
ly fallen. It was assumed at first that
he was injured in this manner. Ques
tioning of the patients on the ward,
however, convinced Superintendent
Hinton that Provancal had been hit by
Hatcher. Following the superintend-'
ent's inquiry it is alleged that Hatch-:
er approached Schuler and demanded
to know what he had told the doctor, j
whereupon Hatcher clubbed Schuler
on the legs.
Following the superintendent's in- '
vestigation he called in the state's at-;
torney who made his own investlga
Succeeding these two inquiries came :
the one by Judge Burroughs and Mr. ,
Bowen. All are convinced that one i
of the three is guilty and the other j
two know how the injuries were in--flicted.
The report says that there Is r.o
organized system among the employes 1
to prevent the authorities getting the j
truth about what happens on the'
ward, though in this case Nash and ;
Huffine evidently are., protecting
The investigators say that
all other employes conducted them
selves in a frank, open manner on the
witness atand, while several volun
teered information relating to the case.
The report compliments Superintend
ent Hinton for the promptness, thor
oughness and frankness with which
he Investibated the case and his cour
age In not attempting to conceal from
the public or minimize the seriousness
of the truth. -
mmmn -ijfcgi,taT.wTii ir --j . j
Are you frequently hoarse? Do you
: have that annoying tickling in your!
. throat? Does your cough annoy you I
; at night, and do you raise mucus in the
j morning? Do you want relief? If so.
; take Chamberlain Cough Remedy
i and you will bp p eased. Soid by all
I druggist. (Adv.)
The Spring Suits Are Ready
Be Well Dressed?
And it doesn't cost as much as it used to
to buy good clothing.
Hamilton and Levey clothing (sold from
factory to you) can-be bought for $10
a price that a retailer has to pay the fac
tory and on top of which he must add his
See the handsomest styles in town all
wool, guaranteed to give good service, all
the new styles for Spring at our local store
in your city.
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HENRY THOMAS, Local Mqr,
321 Biarty llavrnporl, mn.