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Personnel of victorious drill team of Independence camp. No. 26, M. W. A., Rock Island, -which won first prise of $300 at Springfield in contest
participated in by fraternal organisations from all over the United States: Captain Elmer Johnson, W. H. Kelley, Marx Harder, George D. Bleuer,
Theodore Harder, Arthur Swanson, Will Voss, Will Robb. R. E. Summers, James Condon, C. O. Sample, M. W. Driggs, A, Vasconcellos, A. O. Guts
wilier, John Bender, John Klttilsen, Julian Lamp, Paul Schubert, Frank Emig, John Holahammer and Walter Kolloff.
DRILL TEAM WINS
FIRST HONORS AT
THE STATE FAIR
Local Woodmen Outclass Oppo
nents in Competitive Event
AWARDED PURSE OF $300
Remarkable Shcwirg by Same Squad
That Secured Second Prize ji
National Buffalo Encampment.
The drill team of Independence
camp No. 26, M. W. A., Rock Island,
won llrst prize in a competitive drill
held in conjunction with the Illinois
state fair at. Springfield yesterday.
Announcement of the victory of the
local team was received ut the head
office this morning and did not coaio
as a very great t-urprlae as the mem
bers of tho local fiquad were rccog
Elied as standing the best chance to
win, owing to previous victories in
Wi h tho victory goes a prle of
$300. Peoria camp Nu. 812. M W. A.,
won second prize of $150 and the
Court of Honor team of Springfield
won third money, $100.
Trams from ali over tho country
competed In the event at Springfield
and the local squad bad a worthy
field of opponents. United States
army officers acted as judges and as
a result the victory is the more
oi fr.roxn nnpoRE.
In June, 1011, tho members of the
local team won fecond pri:;e competing
against Woodmen squads from all over
th country at the national encamp
ment in Buffalo, N. Y. The local men
tiave become more proficient and
while the other teams at Springfield
iwcre probably Just at s'rong as those
In the Buffalo encampmen, the vic
tory demonstrates the improvement
made by the. Rock Is'.and men during
the past two years.
The following is the standing of the
as clean as you'd
Tell her to wash your
clothes the better
Peosta way and
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teams in the competitive drills:
Camp 26, M. W. A., Rock Island, 90.8.
Camp 812. Peoria, 82.9.
Court of Honor. Springfield, 78.7.
Camp 144, M. W. A., Decatur, 77.3.
Knights and Ladies of Security,
Company B, 38th regiment, W. O. W,
Camp 295, M. W. A., Canton, 70.1.
Camp 1626, M. W. A.. Decatur, 60.2.
Camp 3C4, M. W. A., Clinton. 63.3.
Camp 13C2, M. W. A.. Belleville, 61.5.
The judges were Major Mulr, U. S.
A.; Colonel Tripp and Colonel James
Royane, Captain Ward G. Murray, Il
linois National Guard, also assisting
OTIIF.R PRIZES VVO.
The local men also assisted in win
ning two other prizes. The M. W. A.
drill teams in the parade held Wednes
day night received a prize of $75, and
the battalion to which the team be
longs received first prize of $60 for ap
pearance. Social Events
ETUDE CLUB RECITAL.
MEMBERS AND GUESTS OF THE
Etude club filled the auditorium of
the St. Paul's English Lutheran
church, Davenport yesterday afternoon
when an organ recital was given by
Miss Pauline Dittman, assisted by Mrs.
John Steenis, soprano; Mrs. Edward
Appelqulat, soprano; Mrs. W. P.
Griggs, contralto, and Mrs. L. B. Can
terbury, reader. A most delightful pro
gram was given and each number was
splendidly rendered. The program:
Organ Overture to "Tannhauser"
Miss Pauline Dittman.
Vocal "In Glad Weather"
Mrs. John Steenis.
Organ "Reve Augelique" Rubinstein
Miss Paul Dittman.
Vocan "Zion". . .. Bruno Huhn
Mrs. Arthur P. Griggs.
Organ "In the Twilight"
Miss Pauline Dittman.
Vocal "The Pilgrim's Message'....
John Howard Craig
Mrs. Edward Applequist,
Reading "A German Legend"
(Translated by Reddie)
Mrs. L. B. Canterbury.
Organ Overture to "William Tell"
(Organ arrangement by Dudley Buck)
Miss Pauline Dittman.
The next meeting w ill be beld Nov.
23 at the Outing club when the host
esses will be Mrs. A. P. Griggs and
Mrs. Rose Oberholtser. Omar Khay
yam with musical setting will be given
by Mrs. L. B. Canterbury. Mr. A. P.
Griggs and Mrs. Rose OberholUer.
GRACE LUTHER LEAGUE.
THE MONTHLY BUSINESS AND
social meeting of the Luther league
of Grace Lutheran church wis held
last evening at the home of Miss
Bertha Huett, 632 Sixth street. Moline.
Following the devotional services andj
the study of the Luther league topic
a report of the state convention at
Galcsburg was given by Harold Pet
erson the local delegate. A short
business session was held at which
time plans were made for a sociable
o be given In the near future la order
to raise money to pay the pledge made
towards the annex to the church. A
de'.lgttful social hour followed and
refreshments were served.
REV. PH. W1LHELM AT THE
Careenage of the German Immaaaera
Lutheran church, officiated at the
marriage of Miss Lucinda Gelsler of
. South Rock Island and John Banscher
j a'.ao of this city, the ceremony taking
'jlace Wednesday. The couple was un
THE ROCK ISLAND
attended. Following' the marriage
they went for a trip to Peoria and
Springfield and upon their return will
be at home at Sixth street and Fif ;b
avenue. ' ' i ' . '
RECEPTION FOR PASTOR.
MEMBERS 4- OF i THE SPENCER
Memorial Methodist church and
friends to the number of 150 gath
ered at the church parlors last even
ing to welcome the newly .appointed
pa6tor of the church. Rev. W. H. Tope
and his wife, son and daughter. Un
der the direction of a committee In
charge of Mrs. Earl Cameron the
church had been very beautifully dec
orated. In the church library the
table, covered with a handsome Bat
tenburg cloth made by Mrs. James
Gauley, Sr., had as "a centerpiece a
large basket filled with red geraniums
and nasturtiums. In the ladies' parlor
the table had as a centerpiece a bas
ket of beautiful white dahlias and
ferns and Quantities of the cosmos,
nasturtiums and autumn leaves trim
med the other rooms of the church
and made a most inviting appearance.
A frosram was given with the fol
Vocal duet Earl Freeland and Al
bert Leverich with Miss Sue Leverich
at, the piano.
Address Rev. J. E. Conner of the
First church, Moline.
Piano solo Miss Jessie Whiteside.
Address Rev. J. E. Conner of the
First church of this city.
Male quartet N. P. Tucker, Earl
Freeland, Albert Leverich and Arthur
Address Rev. E. W. Thompson.
Violin solo Miss Grace Saville ac
companied by Miss Johnson.
Address Rev. Mr. Cady.
Rev. T. H. Tope responded to the
w arm words of welcome in a very
happy vein and expressed his appre
ciation and that of his family lor the
kind expressions of welcome. '
The committee or the LadleB' Aid
society "of which Mrs. E. W. Thomp
son is the chairman served very nice
refreshments and the affair was one
of the most pleasant of the many de
lightful functions given by the church".
PLAN FOR WLL BAZAR.
THE YOUNG LADIES' SOCIETY
of the First Swedish Lutheran church
held a largely attended meeting last
evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Andrew Carison, 1204 Twelfth street!
Misses Isaacson being the. hostesses.
A chairman and secretary and treas
urer were elected. Miss Hilma John-
eon being chooen for the first "office
and Miss Bertha Swanson for the lat
ter. A committee to represent the
eocle'y in the plans for the fall bazar
was appointed with these members:
MisEea Susie Isaacson, Judith Peal
Btrom, Ellen Samuelson, Anna Isaac
son, Florence Johnson, Olivia Peter
son, Tillle Johnson, Hulda Lindqulst,
Edith Anderson, Edna Isaacson, Nel
lie Eckermann and Mary Swanson.
The bazar will be held at the school
Oct. 21. 22, 23 and 24. The business
meeting -was followed by a pleasant
social hour and the Misses Isaacson
served delicious refreshments. The
next meeting of the society will be at
- MISS VOLK HONOREE.
MISS GERTRUDE VOLK, A BRIDE
of the month, wag the guest of honor
at a very pretty bridge party given
yes'erday afternoon by Mrs. Charles
Volk. 18:3 FlTth avenue. The games
were played at foar table a and the
prizes were given to Miss Annie
Montgomery. Mias Volk. Miss Ariine
Hopkina and Miss Cora Gaetjer. The
house was very lovely in Its decor
ations of pink and white, baskets of
, rosea tied with" pink telle and cosoms
carrying on: the decorative scheme
A delightful luncheon waa served at
th small tables after the games, tho
pink and white bslng carried out ia
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ARGUS. FRIDAY. OCTOBER 10, 1913.
the confections. Mrs. E. W. Schoede
will entertain for Miss Volk tomor-'
R. O. B. CLUB. .
MEMBERS OF THE.R. 0. B. CLUB
spent a-very pleasant afternoon yes-'
terday with Mrs. Henry Pratt, 2906
Sixth avenue, at the monthly meet-'
ing. Three tables of 500 were sur-j
rounded and in the games the prizes '
went to Mrs. John Miles of Moline, 1
first. Miss Bancroft second and Mrs. j
Stein of Moline the all cut favo??'
Hand painted plates were given as the
prizes. Mrs. Pratt had trimmed her
house : with pretty fall flowers, nas
turtiums, cosmos. Refreshments were ,
served after the games at the ,6mall
tables. Mrs. John. Miles of Moline'
will entertain the jadies as the J.X. i
G. club In two-weeks. " ; '' j
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LECTURES ON STARVED ' ROCK; j
J. H. HAUBERG GAVE AN INTER-'
esting address and exhibited over a
hundred pictures of Starved Rock tak
er, during the stay of the United Sun
day School bands at that. place last
summer, at the West End Settlement,
last evening. The boys -and their par
ents and friends filled the auditorium
of the settlement and greatly enjoyed
tne entertainment provided. In addi
tion to the lecture by Mr.--Hauberg,
Leslie and Glenn Atkinson played a
violin and - piano duet, - Miss Hulda
Johnson gave a .piano solo and the
drum corps, gave a number of selec
tions. . .
FOUR LEAF CLOVER CLUB.
MRS. HENRY BAKER. 2508 SIXTH
avenue, was hosters to members of
the Four Leaf Clover club yesterday
afternoon at the fortnightly meetine.
Cinch was the afternoon game with
prizes going to Mrs. J. McCarron first,
Mrs. Henry Baker second, and Mrs.
A. Schrleber third. The hostess serv
ed a nice lunch at the close of the
afternoon. The club will meet In two
weeks with Mrs. Freed, 2508 Sixth
HOSTESS AT EVENING PARTY.
. THE MISSES CHERAL PAULSEN
and Ethel Braithwaite entertained 20
friends Wednesday at Trinity, parish
hall at a delightful evening party.
The room vkaa decorated with red and
white: There were games of various
kinds,-the prizes going to Miss Dulce
Seeley and John Gustafson, and mu
sical numbers were given. A collation
was served during the evening. Mrs.
O. M. Myers and Mrs. Charles Ulle
meyer chaperoned the merry party.
SPENCER MISSION SOCIETY. -THE
OCTOBER MEETING OF THE
Woman's Home Mission society of
Spencer Memorial Methodist church
was held yesterday with Mrs. Edward
Gregg. 632 Thirty-ninth street, as the
hostess. The topic for discussion for
the afternoon was the Mexicans and
a general discussion was participated
in by all the members of the society,
each of the ladles giving a reading.
The November meeting will be with
Mrs. Paul SippeL
MIS3 LETTETIA DUNAVIN WAS
surprised last evening at her home,
1612 Fifth-and-a-half avenue, by a
company of SG friends who came to
(celebrate her 16th birthday anniver
sary, me evening was aeiignuuuy
passed playing games of various MadE,
and refreshments which were provided
by the company were served.' The
hostess was presented with many pret,
ty gifts, among which was a lavaller.
MRS. OBEBG HOSTESS.
MRS. OSCAR OEERG. AT HER
home. 738 Thirty-fourth street, was
the hostess yesterday at the first meet
ing sine June of the ladles' auxiliary
to the druggists. Business pertaining
to the circle was quickly disposed of
and the . remainder of the .afternoon
given over to playing 500. In the card
1 Closed Mirday UntilSaQnly j
This store will be closed tomorrow,
Saturday, October 11, until 5 p. m. on account
of the Jewish Holiday (Day of Atonement)
Store Will Be Open From 5 to 10 P. M.
SATURDAY. Note This Carefully.
Because tomorrow is a holiday which we
observe by closing our store, until 5 p. m. only, we will
make some exceptional bargain offerings to our custom
ers for the hours between 5 and 10 p.m.
We want to accomplish as much in these 5 hours Saturday as we
would otherwise accomplish in a regular Saturday business day. Read
the bargains given below and we believe that you will come Saturday
night and help us, Because They are Offerings That You Cannot Afford to Miss !
$1.50 House Dresses at 98c
House Dresses, made of percales
and ginghams, in light, d:Tk and
medium colors. Usually
$1.50 and $1.98, at
Girls' Wash Dresses
of the prettiest lawns, percales,
ginghams and chambrays, with full
plaited or plain skirts, and trimmed
with a bit of embroldrey, self tabs
and - contrasting matrials. High
collars or Dutch necks, and come
in light and dark colors. Sizes 6
to 14 years. Dresses made to sell
at $1.50, $2.00 and $2.50
at only ,
New $5 Skirts, $2.98
Our Skirts at this price are always
the best, but you should see these
new draped, slashed and tailored
$5 models in checks,
serges and mixtures..
Flannelette Gowns at 39c
Pink or blue, with rolling collar
and cuffs; made full width and
length; only two to a us- OA
tonier. 69c value for JC
games Mrs. A. J. Riess took' the first
prize, and Mrs. Harry Rowe tho sec
ond. The hostess served a nice lunc)i
after the games. Mrs.- Harry Rowe
will be the hostess at the November
m etlng of the auxiliary.
DORCAS SOCIETY COFFEE.
THE DORCS SOCIETY OF THE
Fifteenth Avenue Christian church
held its monthly coffee party yester
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Frank Jones, 1419 Thirty-eighth
street, many members and friends at
tending the pleasant affair. The after
noon was spent in general sociability,
many of the ladies busying themselves
with their fancy work. Mrs. Jones had
trimmed her home with autumn flow
ers and made It attractive and pretty.
DAUGHTERS OF NORWAY.
MANY OF THE DAUGHTERS OF
Norway gathered at the home of Mrs.
Edward Sturdahl, 1119 Eighth avenue,
yesterday afternoon, visiting and sew
ing and the hostess served a nice
lunch. Plans were discussed for the
bazar to be given at the Moline Tur
ner hall, Dec. 20, In connection with
which there will be a dance and ccf
fee and sale of .fancy work. The next
meeting of the Daughters will be with
Mrs. Sugurd Lundy In Moline, Nov. 13.
TRI-CITY EMBROIDERY CLUB.
A DELIGHTFUL. MEETING OF
the , Trl-City Embroidery cub was
held yesterday afternoon with Mrs.
Robert McMeeken, 144S Twenty-ninth
avenue, Moline, as the hostess. The
members spent a delightful afternoon
with their fancy work and the hostess
served a nice lunch at its close.
MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SOCIETY.
A MEETING OF THE LADIES' AID
society of the -Memorial Christian
church waa held at the church yes
terday afternoon, the members spend'
lag tbe day working for the church
benefit. - A shprt business session waa
held and matter of a routine nature
GERMAN LADIES' SOCIETY.
THE LADIES' SEWING SOCIETY
of the German Evangelical iurch held
a well at'ended meeting yesterday aft
ernoon in the church basement. The
routine of business being disposed of
J the afternoon waa spent sewing and
the ladies were served with junch.
HOSTESS AT DINNER PARTY.
Mr. W. J. Furlong at her home.
83 Twenty-fifth atreet. was the host
ess at a 6 o'clock dinner given yes
$25 Plush Coats at $14 75
Special heavy silk nan plush. Kuar-
antecd satis lined, handsomely
trimmed, large ornaments. Splen
did value for $25,
tomorrow at ,
Women's Silk Waists and
Several styles silk or lace Waists
and Shirta variously trimmed $3
"Halcyon" Petticoats, 98c.
Petticoats of black and colored
Halycon Mescaline, with deep fancy
plaited ruffle, exceptional
Special $1.25 Waists at 90c
Pretty voile and batiste Waists
nicely trimmed and tucked net
vests with frill and flat collars
many new soisette shirts
with roll collars ,
$1.50 to $2.50 Hats at 98c
Women's bright, finish Felt. Scotch
Felt and American Velour Hats, all
wanted colors and black,
latest shapes.- Choice. .. .
THE ALWAYS BUSY STORE
& ffioigBri; jyIissEs $ Girls.
GROSSMAN LEADS OTHERS, FOLLOW
terday in honor of Mrs. Ed Emory of
Schuyler, Neb. Covers were laid for
eight at a prettily decorated table, the
evening " being spent in general so
ciability. COFFEE AND BAKERY SALE.
. A COFFEE AND BAKERY SALE
for the benefit of the Ladies' Aid so
ciety of Grace English Lutheran
church will be held tomorrow after
noon at the home of Mrs. K. T. Ander
son, yi7 Nineteenth street There
will be placed on sale a large variety
of delicious bakery goods and the
public is invited.
HUMANE SOCIETY SESSION.
AN IMPORTANT MEETING OF
the Rock Island Coun'y Humane so
ciety is called for Monday evening,
Oct. 13, at 7:30 at the Association
house, 637 Seventeenth street. As
mat ers of importance are to be trans
acted the full membership is asked to
W. O. W. DANCING PARTY.
THE FIRST OF THE WINTER
series of dancing parties of the Wood
men of the World waa held last even
ing at Elks' hall where the entire ser
ies will be given. Dancing to music by
Bleuer's orchestra was enjoyed by 100
couples. The next in the series will
be held Thursday, Nov. 13.
SPEND DAY SEWING.
ALMOST THE FULL MEMBER
ship of the Woman's guild of South
Park Presbyterian church gathered
for an all day meeting yesterday at
the home of Miss Mary Long, 2926
No man is
The Medical Adviser by
R. V. Pierce, M. D Buf
falo, N. Y. answers hosts
of delicate questions
about which every man
pr woman, single or mar- '
tied ought to know. Sent
free on receipt of SI one
eent stamps to pap for
wrapping and mailing.
Trimmed Hats at $2.95
A showing of distinctive new
modela that are unmatched any
where under $5.00. Newest shapes,
materials and colors are Included,
with the trimming motifs and ma
terials that meet moat popular ap
proval. $3.00 Genuine Beaver Hats,
Allover Beaver Hats (not the kind
with the bare crowns and beaver
body) In pleasing variety of new
shapes, with all c"lcrs and black,
$2.98 to $3.98 Tango Hats,
New Tango Hats, made of fine erect
pile black silk velvets, with con
trasting silk mesfialine facings,
stiapea that are naving wide popu
larlty, at $3.93
"WITHIN THE LAW"
The greatest newspaper
serial story of the year,
has been secured for
readers of The Argus.
Watch for the-opening-chapters,
soon to be pub
lished. Thirteenth avenue. They Bpent the
day quilting at two quilts and these
were very nearly completed. At noon
Miss Long served a sumptuous six
course dinner, and besides accomplish
ing much work, tho ladies tipent n,
moRt delightful day. MIkb Long will
again be hostess at the buHlneas and
bocial meeting of tho guild In two
RUTH'S BAND TOMORROW.
THE POSTPONED MUSICALR
and tea of Ruth's band of Broadway.
Presbyterian church will be held to
morrow afternoon promptly at 3
o'clock at the home of Mrs. N. W.
Steiner, 725 Twenty-aecond street
Minneapolis M. A. Gerber, head
of a printing establishment here, a
former alderman and founder of the
free municipal baths, was arrested and
taken from bed, where be lay ill, to
answer to the charge of larceny In
the dUtrict court Gerber pleaded not
LET tbe greatest athlete have dyspepsia and his
strength will soon fail. One'a stamina force-;
fullness and strength of mind cr muscle',
depend upon the blood, and the blood in turn,'
requires a healthy stomach, for the stomach ia the
laboratory where the food ia digested and auch elements-
are taken up or assimilated which tnakm
blood. In consequence all the organs of the body,,
such as heart, lungs, liver and kidneys, as well as '
the nervous system, feel the bod effect if tbe stom
ach is deranged. t
Pr. Pierce's Golden
thm stomach to digest food properly, tarU tho
liver into new activity, removing the poion tram tho
blood, and the varioua organs ret rfch. red in
stead of being illy noariihed. The refreshing taflanco
ef this extract of native aedicinal pl
favorably kaowa for over 40 yesra. Eveirwhrrs
aorns neighbor cas tell yon ct the good U has dons. ,
UolS Ct all sMeUctM aloe tor Is ttjS "taWl fern
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