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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY. AUGUST 11, 1913.
Dear Mrs. Thompson (1) I have an
old mahogany table, which I have re
painted mahogany, but the top Just
sticks to everything and bo never looks
decent Finally I put varnish on the
top but this did not help matters. Can
yon tell me what to put on the top so
that It will have a shiny, smooth sur
(2) Can you also tell me how to
wash and clean corsets?
(3) How do you clean dress shields?
I have tried several times, but they
never look clean after washing.
(4) Do you know how to make hair
stay In curl long at a time? I know It
Is Bald that it is hard to keep hair
curly in summer.
(1) About the only thing you can do
to make the table look well is to
remove a'.l the paint and reflnlsh it. It
should never have been painted, you
You can buy a can of lye and apply
it to the paint according to directions
printed on the cau. When the paint
has softened, it can be easily scraped
off. Then sandpaper the top of the
table smooth. This is hard work, but
it will have to be done. When the
table top is perfectly smooth you can
give it a dull oil finish, or give it
coat of the same kind of varnish you
speak of. applying it very thinly and
evenly and quickly, with a camel's hair
(2) Take the steels out of the cor
Bet, If possible. Then lay the corset
on a table, take a good stuff bnibh,
Boap and hot water with a little soda
or ammonia In it. Scrub the corset
on both sides, then rinse well, with
out wringing, and hang out in the
sun to drip dry.
(3) Shields must be washed In cool
water. Dissolve a little washing soda
In a cup of hot water, add this to cold
water, then wash the shield like you
do the corset, but use a softer brush
a nail brush will do. Hang these out
to drip dry, also.
(4) Get5 cents Worth of bruised
quince seed at the drug store. Steep
COX FAMILY REUNION.
FULLY ISO MllIlKKS OF THE
Cox family will attend the annual
reuuion to be hold this week at Camp
bell's Island, the bl day of which
will be Thursday. Mrs. Martha GUc3
of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, will be the
toastmlstress on this occusion and a
most attractive program has been ar
ranged for the day. Guests have al
ready arrived and by tomorrow it is
expected that ail the visitors will be
hero. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Cox of i
Plulnview, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Cox and son, Clay, of Beatrice,
N'fb., Paul and Walter Cox of Chicago
are among those who are already in
FOR VISITING GIRLS.
THE. MISSES ESTHER AND LOLA
Kassell of Burlington, Iowa, were the
guests of honor at a party given by
Miss Joyce Williams of Oklahoma City
at the home of her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. P. J. Bladcl, 915 Seventeenth
street, Saturday afternoon. Fourteen
young women were the guests and they
spent the afternoon over their sewing
and there were games of various kinds
and music. In a guessing contest the
prize was awarded to Miss Beatrice
Bleuer and to Miss Bessie Frelstat
was given the consolation favor. Yel
low flowers were used to trim the
Finds ready answer in
A regular morning dish is just
the thing these Summer days for
anyone who wishes to be "quite fit"
for a day of strenuous activity.
. Grape-Nuts, made of whole wheat
and malted barley, provides true
nourishment in appetizing form for
both body and brain.
"There's a Reason" for
Sold by Groccff everywhere
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a tablespoon ful of this in boiling wat
er. Pour o9 the liquid, add a little
pure alcohol, and apply the mixture to
the hair before putting it on kid curl
ers. It will help the hair to stay in
Dear Mrs. Thompson: We are two
ambitious girls of 16. Much to our
families' sorrow, we are both very
plain looking, and if enly to show them
our gratitude for their kindness to us
we would like to become a little more
attractive. Will you please give us
some suggestions? Does halrdressing
affect the appearance much?
BLUE EYES AND GRAY EYES.
It is right that every girl should look
as pretty as she knows how.
This doesn't mean piling on powder
and wearing extreme styles. It means
using good taste in everything, and" it
also means being healthy, for no sick
ly girl can be really pretty. Therefore
make yourself wholesome, cultivate a
sweet disposition and pretty manners,
Then dress becomingly, find a becom
ing way to dress your hair, and be
Plenty of bathing is necessary to
good looks. For a good complexion,
eat fresh fruits and vegetables, keep
the bowels moving freely, drink plen
ty of fresh milk and pure water, and
eat nourishing foods, not rich foods.
Exercise-- outdoors all you can.
Brush your hair a great deal so that
it will be shining and fluffy.
Give youf skin a gentle massage ev
pry night with a cleansing cream, wip
ing it off thoroughly .afterward. And.
best of all, don't think about your
looks except while at your toilet.
You can be charming without being
room. A luncheon was served at the
close of the afternoon.
IN MISS SMITH'S HONOR.
MISS AGNES SMITH WAS THE
honorco at the prenuptial courtesy
given Saturday afternoon by Mrs. J.
F. Murphy, at her home, 1020 Twenty
second street. The afternoon diver
sion was bridge and in the games the
first favor fell to Miss Helena Ahrens
of Davenport, Miss Grave Whoelan
took second pri:;e and to Miss Smith
was given the guest favor. A deli
cious collation was served at the con
clusion of the games. The marriage
of Miss Smith and George Kuhn of
this city is an event of this week.
WEDDING DATE ANNOUNCED.
Miss Lily Garrett Nott of Daven
port has chosen Saturday, Oct 4, as
the date of her marriage to Clarence
M. Cochrane of Davenport, the wed
ding to be a very simple morning cere
mony at 10:30 in Trinity cathedral.
There will be a number of attendants
to the bridal couple, the complete
wedding party to ba announced later.
The new home will be on Main Btreet,
where Mr. Cochrane and his brido
will receive friends after Dec. 1.
A number of pre nuptial parties will
be given for the bride-to-be as the
time approaches for the wedding.
PERSONAL POINTS )
Mr..and Mrs, James G. Conway have
gone by steamer to St. Paul.
Clarence Zwicker has returned from
a visit in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mitchell have gone
to Milwaukee on a trip.
R. C. Clarke, deputy county clerk,
is. in Peoria today on a business trip.
Mrs. Arthur Fider of Duluth. Minn.,
is a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
B. M. Iglehart.
Former Congressman James IcKin
ney of Aledo spent yesterday in the
Misses Lois and Marian Hubbard
left today for Freeport for a visit with
Miss Grace O'Nell left this morning
for Milwaukee where she will spend a
E. G. McAloon has gone to St Paul,
Minn., where he will make his future
W. B. Morgan has gone to Peoria for
a few days' visit and from there will
go to New York City.
-Mrs. Fannie Taylor, formerly of this
city, now of Chicago, is visiting friends
la the city.
Miss Myrtle Wicher, 705 Ninth ave
nue, is spending her vacation with
relatives and friends in Chicago and
Miss Winifred Huntoon and three
nieces have gone to Manistee and
Charlevoix, Mich., for a two weeks'
Mrs. Louis Dewein and daughters,
Nellie and Jessie, of Burlington, Iowa,
nave returned to tneir home alter a
two weeks' visit with Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mrs. L. M. Copp and grandson, Her
bert Copp, 848 Twentieth 6treet are
spending August at Wequetonsing,
C. L. Walker, 616 Twentieth street,
has returned after an outing at Weque
tonsing, Mich. Mrs. Walker and daugh
ter will remain for a longer stay.
Miss Grace Graves has gone to Chi
cago where she will be Joined Wed
nesday by Rev. and Mrs. M. E. Cliatley
and Miss Henrietta IJcselin and to
gether they will take a boat trip to
Robert Bennett, 834 Twenty-third
street, has returned from a fishing trip
to northern Wisconsin, George Sud-1
low and Ira Roberts, who were mem
bers cf the party, will return tomor
row. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. J. Paridon and
son Jack, 916 Twenty-first street, and
J. P. Kruse of Swift Current, Canada,
returned Saturday from a several
days' automobile trip to Peoria, Spring
field and other point3 In the state.
E. D. Powell of the reportorial staff
cf the Daily Review of Monmouth was
in the city yesterday, enroute to Wash
ington, Iowa. While here lie investi
gated the charms of Campbell's island
as a summer resort and may return
latter in the season with a party and
take a cottage there.
H. H. Cleaveland and Joseph G.
Woodbury, the local delegates to the
grand commandery of the Knights
Templar at Denver, left yesterday
morning on tfte special train bearing
the Illinois delegates. The 'train was
well filled with delegations from Chi
cago, and cities along the way.
Bay View, Mich.
Thad Taylor, son of S.C. Taylor, 08
Twentieth street, has been designated
orderly on the U. S. S. Arkansas, under
Rear Admiral Winslow, winning the
appointment over four others detailed
for the post This is a splendid show
ing for "one of his age, Thad having
Just attained his 20th year. Fay Tay
lor, brother of Thad, is now located at
the Philadelphia barracks studying
wireless siege gunnery.
WILL BE HEARD
Regular Meeting of the County
Medical Society at Local
Dr. C. J. Whalcn of Chicago, presi
dent of the Illinois State Medical so
ciety, and Dr. Peter Bassoe, also of
Chicago, will be the principal speak
ers at the regular meeting of the Rock
Island County Medical society which
will be held at the Rock Island club
tomorrow evening. The following pro
gram will be carried out:
"Tuberculosis of the Nose and
Throat" Dr. J. E. Asay, Rock Island.
Address (selected) Dr. C. J. Wha
len, Chicago, president Illinois State
"The Use of Thyroid Extract In
Cases of Nephritis" Dr. W. I Eddy,
"Discussion of Some of the Newer
Spinal Cord and Brain Operations from
the Neurologist's Point of View" Dr.
Peter Bassoe, Chicago.
LICENSED TO WED )
Peter T. Miller Clinton, Iowa
Miss Myrtle L. Gladhill ... Clinton
Ralph W. II ay ward ......... Tlskilwa
Miss Bess B. Landes Tlskilwa
George G. Kuhn Rock Island
Miss Agnes M. Smith .... Rock Island
Dont Go Away.
Barge Mississippi is coming three
days only, Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday,
Aug. 16-17-19. Londomas' big concert
band and orchestra. (Adv.)
You Need Eyetone.
A remedy for eye troubles. For
sale and guaranteed by all first class
druggists or sent direct fron. labora
tory on receipt of 60 cents. J. F.
Whelihan, Phm. B, Cedar Rapids,
KEEPS A VOW TO
WED KIN'S WIDOW
Belleville, ELj Farmer Sends to
Germany for Woman and
Belleville, 111., Aug. 11. The broth
ers Grass, Aois and Otto, back in the
Fatherland, 20 years ago, were insep
arable. Even as kinsmen the affec
tion between them was extraordinary,
so that in the little town in which
they were born and grew up together
their names became tynonomous with
brotherly love. ,
"What one has tho other shall have
share and share alike," was the prin
ciple they observed, and it was ob
served to the letter.
But little towns in Germany do not
present many opportunities for strong
young men," and it was decided that
one, of the brothers could better con
tribute to the support of the Grass par
ents by seeking his fortune in the new
world.' Each urged that the other
should be given the opportunity of fu
ture wealth, but finally it was decided
that Alois, the elder, should be the
When Alois Grass left he and his
brother agreed that affection and the
old compact- should exist unchanged
Should cither one be beset by bad luck
or illness, all the other had was to be
his as he needed. In particular, after
they had married and got families,
should one die, the other was to give
assistance and keep the widow and
children from want.
Alois reacneu tne wonderful new
world and after several years of knock'
ins about settled near Belleville. He
married en American girl and with
what they could save they managed
to buy a little farm. Six children were
Brother Otto, back at home, also had
married. Regularly the brothers cor
responded and the letters kept the
spirit of lova and comradeship alive
and as fresh as when they parted a
score of years bpfore. The letters
from Germany boasted that seven lit
BE A UTIFUL THO UGHTS MORE IMPORTANT
THAN COLD CREAMS, SAYS MRS. POMEROY
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Los Angeles, Cal., Aug. 11. Tha.
feminine beauty is not a matter of
cold cream, cosmetics or athletics 13
the opinion cf Mrs. Walter Pomeroy
of Los Angeles, who has been chosen
to represent the state of California in
the world's beauty contest to lie held
in September in Brussels, Belgium.
Mrs. Pomeroy i says that she has no
faith in the numerous popular sug
gestions offered to solve the problem
cf hew to be beautiful.
"In my opinion, the beautiful woman
is not the one who may have the
most perfect features. Even physical
beauty depends ultimately upon beau
tiful spiritual thoughts. Many wom
en attach too much importance to
"Beauty is that which - pleases the
esthetic sense, and we love a beau
tiful woman as we love a beautiful
flower, but it is neither beauty nor
money that brings happiness. If I
am beautiful, it is merely the result
of circumstances. I grew in a beauti-
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tie ones had come to add glory to the
name of Grass.
Two months ago word came from
Otto's widow that he had died sudden
ly. Instantly, "mfndful of their pledge,
Alois Grass scraped together all 1it
he could but the demands -of his fam
ily were heavy and his income that of
a small farmer. Still he did the best
he could to live up to the letter of
Then, six weeks ago, he was made
a widower. That made expenses a
little less heavy.; but he learned from
letters that the cost of living also was
increasing in Germany. Then he
evolved a plan of settling the financial
demands of the families Grass.
A matronly German woman, accom
panied by seven stalwart children, ar
rived in East St. Louis yesterday
morning. Alois Grass met them at the
station. Yesterday afternoon, Mrs.
Otto -Grass became Mrs. Alois Grass
and now there are 13 Grass cousins to
help till the Grass farm.
v IN THE CHURCHES )
Spencer Memorial Methodist Tues
day evening bible study class will
meet at the church.
Wednesday evening prayer services
will be held at the church at 7:30.
Thursday afternoon the Woman's
Home Mission society will meet with
Mrs. Fred Fosse:i, ' 727 Thirty-fourth
Friday evening the Standard Bear
ers will serve supper at the parson
age, 4315 Eighth avenue, rrom 5 to 7
First Swedish Lutheran. The board
cf deacons will meet this evening at
8 oclock at the parsonage.
Wednesday evening prayer services
will be held at the home of Charles
Swanscn, Second avenue and Eighth
Grace Lutheran The Forward so
ciety will meet this evening with Miss
Carrie Olson, 540 Forty-sixth street.
The choir will meet for rehearsal
Wednesday evening at the church.
German Evangelical The choir will
meet for rehearsal 'Tuesday evening.
Thursday afternoon tho Ladies' Sew-
ful garden and
cared for since
was protected and
I can remember. J
have always been surrounded by beau
ty and the devotion of those who
cared for me."
Mrs. Pomeroy is a gracious host
ess and many artists and celebrities
have been entertained at her home.
942 Menlo avenue. Though she Is
only twenty-six years old she has been
married nine years.
"It wa3 a courtship over the back
fence and the romance has not yet
begun to wear off." she savs.
She has surrounded herself by youth
and Ehe associates much with girls of
debutante age. .
"The spirit of youth is another thing
that makes for beauty," she says.
Mrs. Pomeroy was chosen. to rep
resent Golden West beauty by the
Nl I .1 m
i consider ner type as near rep
resentative of California as could be
xound, he says.
The contest next month will be the
rourth m a series of international ex.
positions or portraits of beautiful
ornen tne wide world over. The first
contest was in Paris and the winner
married a Balkan prince.
Mrs. Pomeroy Is a brunet, with eyes
sei wice apart, and .soft, dark brown
oair. Her features are delicately
moulded, showing strong French and
English influence and there is a grace
ful droop of the neck forward from the
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Many a lonely woman In the country
would find delightful employment in
raising, gathering and drying the many
good herbs that used to hang from
the rafters of every well stocked
kitchen 50 or 100 years ago. The
income from this source would be
small, of course, until the old fashion
can be revived of using a spray of the
herb itself In our soups and stews
rather than the powder now in use,
which is only fit for stuffiUtg and grav
ies. Most important, perhaps, of all the
lessons we can learn from the kitch
ens of Europe, we must train ourselves
to plan ahead and give time enough to
allow all the goodness of our materi
als to be used to the best advantage.
It makes a great difference in the ex
pense if we wait until the last possible
moment before we decide what we
will prepare for the meal.
FORETHWGUT IS ESSRNTIAL,
Perhaps we then have to send the
children to the corner store for some
needed materials, for which we pay
more than at a less convenient store,
or we buy something quick at a high
er price than the food we should have
chosen had there been time to cook
it, but without any corresponding gain
in nutriment or appetising taste.'
It is this forethought that makes it
posslblo to use left-overs to advantage.
There are so many good and easy and
palatable ways of using bits of meat
or fish or vegetables left from yester
day, besides the usual "warming up"
that is so unattractive and unpalatable
that it seems worth while to exert our
ingenuity of expecting the untrained
mind la the kitchen to devise eco
nomical and delicious dishes from the
remains of yesterday's food.
It is because we do not make this ef
fort that these bits of goci food are
thrown away, and the cost of living
Is bitterly complained of.
ing society will meet in the church
Thursday evening there will be a
reception to the members who have
been received since the dedication of
the church All members of the con
gregation are invited to attend.
United Presbyterian The prayer
services will be held Wednesday even
ing at 7: SO at the church.
Central Presbyterian Wednesday
evening Rev. Otis G. Dale will con
tinue his lecture on "The Plan of the
Ages," speaking of the second coming
Thursday the congregation and
Sunday school will join in a picnic at
Campbell's Island. ' Special cars will
leave the corner of Tenth avenue and
Fifteenth street at 10 o'clock. All
persons attending will meet at the
chUTch previous to that time.
Zion Swedish Lutheran An extra
meeting of the Young People's society
will be held this evening at S o'clock
at the chapel.
Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock
the Ladies' Sewing society will meet
with Mrs. A. E. Johanson, 1124 Thirty-
Friday afternoon at "2: 30 an exami
nation of the parochial school schol
ars will be held at the chapel to which
the members of the congregations are
Broadway Presbyterian Ruth's
band wi:i meet Wednesday morning
at 10 o'clock with Miss Eleanor Scott,
1110 Fifteenth street, Moline.
Prayer Eervices will be held Wed
nesday evening at 7:30 o'lock. v
South Park Presbyterian A busi
ness and social meeting of the Young
Peoplo's society will be held this even
ing at the church.
Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock
the Junior association will hold a
meeting at the church with humane
work as the special for study.
Wednesday evening prayer services
Island lily Machine Co.
113-1 9th Street
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It is, of course, the educated and in
telligent woman doing her own work.
or directing the work of one general
servant, who marks out any new and
Improved path in household matters
and sets an example which other
housekeepers follow. To her we look
for the working out of better customs
in our kitchens which shall make
housekeeping more satisfactory ' for
Fortunately the. number of such
norant, obstinate and extravagant
number of kitchens dominated by ig
norant, obstinate and extravavgant
servants is gradually lessening, while
housework as an occupation Is in con
sequence becoming rapidly more desir
able and attractive to a more intelli
gent' class of women.
STEW WITH Dl'MPLIGS.
Materials Veal or lamb; carrot,
three-fourths cupful; turnip, three
fourths cupful; potatoes, four cupfuls;
onion, one; flour, four tablespoon fuls;
salt, pepper, parsley.
Directions Select the meat from
the shoulder and near the neck, as
the flavor is finer. Wipe the meat with
a damp cloth, cut in pieces and put in
to the saucepan. Cover the meat well
with boiling water and simmer slowly
two hours, keeping well covered. Turn
the liquor through the fat scpaaator to
remove all the fat and return the
clear liquor to the saucepan.
Now add the carrot, turnip, potato
and onion cut in thin slices and a
sprig of parsley. Rub the flour smooth
in a little cold water and add for thick
ening, watching and stirring occasion
ally until it boils. Season with salt
and pepper, cover and simmer again
until the vegetables are done. When
nearly tender make the dumplings and
drop by teaspoonfuls over the top and
The dumplings may be made stiff as
biscuit dough and cut in small biscuits-
and steamed as above. Serve on
a platter with the meat and vegeta
bles in the center and dumplings and
parsley around the border. Dumpling
doughs are usually soft biscuit dough
with shortening left out.
will be heM at 7:30 o'clock.
ThurEday evening the choir will
meet for rehearsal In the church.
Friday afternoon the Woman's so
ciety will be entertained at the home
of Mrs. C. D. McLane, 3025 Tenth
First Baptist Prayer services will
be hell Wednesday evening at the
Friday afternoon tho monthly social
meeting of the Ladies' Aid society will
be held at. the home of Mrs. Bella
Jones, 1001 Seventeenth avenue. The
hostess will be assisted by Mrs. R. G.
Summers, Mrs. N. P. Tucker and Mrs.
First Methodist The Daughters of
tho Covenant will meet with Mrs. Hen
ry Paulsen, 1201 Twelfth street this
evening at 7:30 o'clock. The mite
boxes will be turned in at this time.
German Methodist The midweek
prayer services will be held Thursday
evening at 7:45 o'clock.
SOCIETY CONDUCTS SERVICES.
Tho Woman's Mission society of
Spencer Memorial Methodist churc'i
was in charge of the services at the
church last evening. The congrega
tion was large and a most interest
ing service was carriod out. The pro
gram was opened with a song by
the Standard Bearers and the Home
Guards, who marched "in as they sang.
A hymn by the audience was followed
by the reading of the scriptures and
prayer by Mrs. Delia Buekert. Mrs.
Alex Quiet gave a reading on dea
conness work. Mrs. Jessie John
son rea a paper on "Deaconess
and Immigrant Work," and the choir,
composed of Mrs. Frank Leverlch,
Miss Sue Leverlch, Mrs. A. W. Frls
key, ' Mr. Freeland, Albert Leverlch
and N. P. Tucker, sang . a beautiful
anthem. The pastor. Rev. C. E. Haw
kins, made a short address and closed
the services with prayer.
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