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TITE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY. MAT 26, 1914.
Seniors at Augnstana Have
Their Day and Are Fit.
TWO DEPARTMENTS CLOSE
Comwercal and Conservatory and
Elocution Exercises Held In
Morning and Afternoon.
The seniors of Augustana college
rendered an intrrefting class day pro
gram last evening In the college
chapeL Klavius J. Sten or St. Helen s.
Ort opened Mth the salutatory. The
cfsss poem of Henry C. Hanson. Burt
rnm. M!a"a., followed and was one of
the test nuxr.txr given. Walton
Kempe was the class orator and deliv
ered aa escel'.ent oration on the sub
jt. "Virtuous America." The class
history by Arthur Olson from Wahoo,
j-eb and the class prophecy by Walde
inar Nelson of Marathon. Iowa, were
both Tery ueU written and brought
forth applause from the audience. The
Basic consisted of two duets by Gus
ut Henry and Frank Granquist, and a
doable male quartet. The last num
ber on the program was the class song !
coEpcsd by Esk!l Johnson and set to
Enslc by Nina Anderson, one of the
graduates In the conservatory depart
ment. Holds Morning Exercises.
This forenoon the commencement of
the commercial department was held.
There were 12 who finished the book
keeping course and 20 the stenographic
course. The address was given
Rev. F. A. Johnson of the First Luth
eran church of Galesbure.
Address "Essentials of Business"
Rev. F. A. Johnson.
Meditation Trio for violin, organ
and piano Mtetzke.
Hulda Peterson. Hilma Warling. Adele
rresentation of diplomas The pres
ident. Young Ladies Graduate.
Thia afternoon came the commence
ment of the conservatory and elocu
tion departments. A teacher's certifi
cate In piano was given Nina Ander
son. Adele Thurston unrf tiiim ti'm
ling. Althea Brown graduated in voice.
Hilda Olson and Olive Pearson finish-
ed the public school music course and
in the elocution department were Ebba
ADrahamson and Helen Wieners.
Tne program this afternoon follows:
sonata Op. 31. No. 3 Beethoven.
Allegro. Scherzo Minuetto moder-
Miss Hilma Warling.
Vocal Orpheo Gluck.
urgan Prelude and Fugue, C
Vocal "May Morning Donas'
Reading "The Ninety and Nine"
Ebba Abraham son.
mis evening Is the grand concert
by the Handel Oratorio society when
the oratorio "Isaiah" will be given with
the composer. Willard Patten, as the
DECIDE TO CELEBRATE
FOURTH AT EDGINGTON
Decision has been reached by the
Edgington Rural Progressive club to
again celebrate the Fourth of July at
Robison's grove, two miles . north of
the postoffice. This is one of the first
country celebrations to be announced.
All persons having bills against the
by ; unentai mop suey House are re
quested to collect before 12 a. m.. May
The pro- 30. of the present manager, C. F. Park,
as the business has been sold to K. T.
JEWEL Og Y AlUCTT D (ED N ;
& C0. ttflarrperr Moons BBDocfc
1826 Second Avenue
Bacd concert on the college campus.
Organ solo "Triumphal March
(Buck) Cass'.e Erlckson.
Invocation Re-. W. H. Tope.
Vocal solo "Out of the Deep"
(Lohr) Lawrence Anderson.
Tom. who will not assume any of said
bills. Mr. Tom takes charge May 30
and will run the business und--r the
name of the Up-to-Date Chop Suey
House. 222 Seventeenth street.
Forced tO Sacrifice .UT. magnificent stock oi ! Jewelry con-
- sistmg or high grade Watches, Dia
monds, Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Handpainted China
SSLE NOW (QODN(Ea ON
Commencing at 7:30 every evening and continued daily until further notice. Nothing held in
reserve, any article in stock will be sold to the Highest Bidder regardless of cost or
value and every article sold will have our personal guarantee
A valuable present given away during the week Seats for Ladies
No A. NIIEDBIEIL & CO.
1826 Second Avenue
PRIVATE SALES DURING THE DAY
JANES & GOULD, Auctioneer
SUCCESS OF BALL
Join the order of
satisfied Owl smokers.
Articles a long leaf
filler; a Sumatra
New pass word
Initiation fee 5c
Good Roads Enthusiasts
County and Others Show
Interest in Event.
YOUR MARGIN OF
So many things might happen to you de
manding extra money that you are never safe to
be without it.
The best way to provide for it is to hold out
a portion of your income regularly and put it
awav in a savings account at the German Trust
& Savings Bank where it will be safe, earning
4 per cent compound interest and always ready
for vou when vou need it.
German Trust & Savings
ROCK ISLAND. ILLINOIS
Good roads are subject to the nat
ural laws of creation the same as aU
things else in the world of existence.
A public spirit of co-operation is sub
ject to the same natural law of growth
We cannot have good roads in Rock
Island county unless the people of this
unit community so wills, and we can
not create and manifest a practical
spirit of co-operaUon without the same
If anyone doubts that there Is a
hearty spirit of co-operation develop
ing in this community, let such person
buy a ticket to the good roads boll
Friday evening. May 29, at the Moline
Commercial club rooms.
This budding spirit will be manifest
ed there in joy and thankfulness that
the days of superstitious limitations
are slowly but surely passing away,
never to return.
It Is just as natural for the people to
dance as it is for Iambs to play. In
so doing they develop their musc'.es
and innocently express the joy of Hv
Ing. A lamb that will not play is
sickly and its natural development be
comes stunted. Boys and girls, men
and women, who do not care for this
Innocent amusement are aso sickly in
There are as many different degrees
of spirit as there are degress of Intel-
licence and understanding of the nat
ural laws governing the creative woria.
When we more fully understand these
laws, we will not idly long for the
betterment of human conditions, but
... ( i i : i
we will exercise our uuugiifii spun
by getting intelligently to work to
better these conditions ourselves. We
will also recognize that everything
works for good in the world of crea
There may be some good earnest
people In this community who may not
care to dance, but they are equally in
terested in the question of good roads
with those who do. If they do not care
to dance, they can help this common
cause along by buying ball tickets and
exchanging the same for regular mem
bership cards in the association. "
The ball function has received the
hearty endorsement of the commercial
organizations of Rock Island. Moline
and East Moline. as well as other live
organizations who have the interest of
the community at heart.
Such organizations are nerve cen
ters in a body politic They are as
necessary as tne nerve centers in a
human body. Both comparatively per.
form the same functions.
Individuals in a community body can
as compared to the Individual cells 'n
a human body. All nave important
functions to perform for the healthy
development of the body, and when
they co-operate for the good of the
whole, the body has attained a state
The Rock Island county community
is fast reaching that stage of under
standing, and as tne edict has gone
forth from an enthusiastic and willing
army of co-operators that "we will"
have good roads, we certainly will, and
when we have them Rock Island coun
tp will have attained to an envied
state of perfection.
Let us all work for better roads
COUNCIL HOLDS A
No Action 13 Taken Upon Man
damus Actions Brought by
The executive council of the Modern
Woodmen of America, which met In
this city in special session yesterday,
adjourned in the afternoon without
having taken up action on any mat
ters. The session was more in the form of
a conference and a talk of the manda
mus suits filed against them by Insur
gent leaders, and which are scheduled
The claim Is made by officials of the
lodge that the credentials were never
refused, and that owing to matters of
business resulting from the state
camps recently that attention could
not be given the demands of lnsur-
It Is further claimed by them that
three years ago the credentials for
the head camp were not issued until
A NEW COOPERATIVE
STORE MOVEMENT ON
John Mager, the veteran foundry
owner, announces that there will be
a meeting at Turner ball next Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock by all those in
terested in establishing what is to be
known as the Tri-city Cooperative
Mercantile company. It is the inten
tion to place a store in each of the
tri-cities, beginning with groceries and
gradually branching out into other
lines, particularly fuel.
"No particular class or organization
is backing this movement," said Mr.
Mager. "I have been working on it
for more than a year and have found
a good deal or encouragement. I am
confident that we can save a great
deal of money for consumers .and at
the same time make profits enough to
run the business."
that a local improvement be made by
paving Thirty-first street from Fifth
avenue to Sixth avenue and Sixth ave
nue from Thirty-first street to Thirty
fourth street, the ordinance for the
same having been filed in the office of
the city clerk, and having applied to
the county court of Rock Island county
for an assessment of the costs of the
improvement, according to frontage,
and an assessment therefor having
been made and returned to said court,
the final hearing thereon will be had
on the seventh day of June, A.D., 1914,
at the hour of 9:00 o'clock a. m. or as
soon thereafter as the business of the
court will permit. All persons desir
ing may file objections In said court
before said day, and may appear gPp.
the hearing and make. their defense.
Said assessment is payable In eight
installments except the first shall b$ar
lnterest from and after the datej.oJ
confirmation until paid, at the rate f
five per cent per annum. '
Official appointed to make assessment.
May 25. 1914. (Adv.) -
A paste made of kerosene and wood
ashes will hurry a slow fire with llttib
risk to the user. ' I
r-N vr I .Ipnn. I nnvpnipnr Oil
Ideal Cooking Fuel
OF BOARD FOR DAY
The meeting of the board of local
improvements, city commissioners, and
board of control of Manufacturers' ad
dition, whic'.i was to have been held
this morning to consider plans for the
installation of watcrmains in the west
end factory district was postponed un
til 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. The
members of the board of control of the
Manufacturers' addition were not not'
ified of the meeting.
MOTHER GOOSE PARADE
IS BIG DRAWING CARD
The Mother Goose parade promises
to be a big drawing card at the annual
reunion of the Rock Island High
School Alumni association to be
held at the high school auditorium
next Monday evening. Nearly every
class since the school was opened will
be represented in this feature. Follow
ing are the characters and the rhymes
to be presented:
Mother Goose; Three Blind Mice;
Hark, Hark, the Dogs do Bark; Old
Woman tossed Up in a Blanket; Little
Boy Blue; Jack be Nimble; Old Moth
er Hubbard; Little Bo Peep; Jack
Sprat and Wife; Old Woman Under
the Hill; As I Was Going Along; Mary
Had a Little Lamb; Queen of Hearts;
Where Are You Going My Pretty
Maid; My Little Old Man and I; Ding
Dong Bell; Peter Piper; LitUe Girl
With a Curl; Sing a Song o' Sixpence;
Finances of the alumni association,
as usual, are in a state of collapse and
the officers ask members who do not
attend the meeting to send their dues,
50 cents, to Donald Vance, acting
treasurer, care of the State bank. An
admission of 25 cents will be charged
children under 14.
To endure the stifling, exhaust
lng heat of a coal range during
the iummer is misery that no
woman need endure. The NEW
PERFECTION Wick Blue Flame
cook stove does the work of
any range ever
ble and cool.
Burns clean, convenient, eco
nomical oil, no dirt, work or
trouble. . Soon saves its cost in
fuel bills. Operated exactly like
gas without the expense, none of
the dangers of gasoline.
The NEW PERFECTION
Wick Blue Flame cook stove baa
a fine cabinet top with warming
shelves, and a portable oven that
does the best baking and roast
ing you ever tasted. Special pat-
JlQJl broils on both
Let your dealer show you the
different sizes two, three and four
burner. Ask especially to see the
NEW PERFECTION Range with.
THERMOS oven, which gives yott
a splendid range and a firefesa
cooker combined. ' .
Valuable Cook Boom, S cR. This
sum is simply to cover mailing. 72 paees
of the latest recipes and way s of serving.
The Standard Oil Coapaay, Caicara, OL
lax untax coaroaario)
Bids will be received at the mayor's
office until 10 a. m. June 3, 1914, for
IVi inch screenings F. O. B. water
works switch to supply waterworks
until May 1, 1915. Bidders must state
mine or mines from which coal will
H. M. SCHRyrtiR. Mayor.
against weakness or distress
in the Stomach, Liver and
Bowels is afforded by the use of
It promotes appetite, aids dl-
! gestion, induces reg-ulantiy ana
improves health in general.
Rheumatism Relieved in a Few Hours.
N. B. Langley, Madison, Wis., says:
"I was almost helpless with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had It in
my neck so I could not turn my head,
and all through my body. I tried
three doctors and many remedies
without any relief whatever until
procured Dr. Detchon's Relief for
Rheumatism. In a few hours the
palp was relieved and in three days
the rheumatism was completely cuied
and I was at work. Sold by Otto
Grotjan, 1501 Second avenue. Rock
Island; Gust Schlegel & Son, 220 West
Second street, Davenport. (Adv).
Special Taxation Notice.
Notice is hereby given to all persons
Interested that the city council of the
city of Rock Island, county of Rock Is
land, state of Illinois, having ordered
film n nHf
California has a woman forest fire
lookout, who, when th fire season be
gins, establishes herself at Klamath
peak, in Siskiyou county, C.444 feet
above sea level . The only human be
ing Been by the lookout from one
week's end to the other unless. In
deed, some gallant adventurer under
takes to seek her out is her sister,
who brings the mail from home once
a week, and needed supplies.
All the ne ws all the time The Argus.
SIMON & LANDAUER
Corner Second and Harrison.
The S. & L. Special Straw, with the high,
tapering crown, is the hit of the season with young men.
It comes in the sennit braid with the bow on the three
quarters. When you come to see this hat ask for Special No. 21. It's the greatest hat value in
LJavenport at $J.UU.
will be open
S. & L. Leader Hats are always sold
here for $2. They're the same as oth
er hats sold for 60 cents more. In all
More Panamas are be
ing sold here this season than ever
before at this time. They're light, cool,
serviceable. Special showing at
$5 and $7.50