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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, MONDAY, FKBRUAT1Y 21.
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PAY TRIBUTE TO MEMORY OF WASHINGTON TOMORROW a
PAUL REVERE BY
RADIO FROM HERE
Heeuge In Wireless Preparedness to
, Go From Rock Island Arse
nal nt 11 Tonight
Artistic and Durable Slate Shingles
T11SH OTEB EXTIKE XATIOX
I wry City of Importance to Wltnesi
Demonstration of Quick Scr
rice yovr Available.
A modernized Paul Revere ride will
tie exemplified In this locality tonight
en. the eve of the birthday anniversary
of George Washington when a wireless
message on preparedness will be flash
ed over the country starting at the
Bock Island arsenal.
The message will be delivered in a
eealed envelope to TV. H. Kirwin, at
Ms Davenport station, by a uniformed
soldier from the arsenal, a few mo
ments before 11 o'clock and will be !
flashed out by him at 11 o'clock, central
Great preparations have been made
by Mr. Kirwin for the sending of the
message. Every station of importance
in the country has been notified of the
message and all will be in waiting for
the signal. The country has been di- I
vided into districts for the sending of
the preparedness message. These dis
tricts are constituted of area made up
overlapping circles. The circles are
drawn around the relay stations and
those at the edges may be able to re
ceive the message twice.
"We will attempt to weed out the
men who are not capable of getting
these messages," Mr. Kirwin said, "and
will then be in a position to pick out
the most desirable ones."
It is difficult, Mr. Kirwin said, to se
cure a government license for a radio
station. This does not apply to col
leges, where it is somewhat easier be
cause of the educational value.
Make Test fall.
For the purpose of attuning the in
struments and giving them the proper
adjustments a test call was sent out
over the United States Friday night.
This adjustment will stand until to
night. When the Davenport station
gives the signal of "Q. S. T.," or "At
tention, please," the operators within
this circle will be figuratively "on their
toes." and will be set to receive the
Arrangements have been made for
Boy Scouts to read the messages at Mt.
Vernon, the home of George Wash
ington, and Bunker Hill battlefield. Mr.
Geonre Washington; his birthplace;
his tnmb; his home at Mt. Vernon,
! snd his wife.
Said By Washington.
To be prepared for war Is one of the
most effectual means of preserving
There is a rank due to the United
States among nations which will be
withheld if not absolutely lost, by the
reputation of weakness.
There can be no greater error than
to expect or calculate upon real fav
ors from nation to nation.
The name American must always ex
alt the just pride of patriotism.
Let us impart all the blessings we
possess, or ask for ourselves, to tl
Kirv.-in, v.-iio Is a veteran of three wars whole family of mankind.
Spanish, Filipino and Chinese has
sent circulars to all the important sta
tions. In the noighhorhood of 5,000 or
more of them will receive the message
officially and thousands of others will
"adjust" to take the message.
"I am going to have them report
back all interruptions," Mr. Kirwin
said, "and they will be dealt with by
The message will go from here to
the state university at Iowa City and
will then take the following course:
Burlington high school, Illinois Watch
company, Springfield , Washington uni
versity, St. Louis; University of North
Dakota; Ames college. Dallas, Te,ias;
Denver, Colo., a signal corps station;
Wayne, Neb., high school; Wichita Tel-
Labor to keep alive in your breast
that little spark of celestial fire, conscience.
"Washington's is the mightiest name
of the earth long since mightiest in
the cause of civil liberty; still might
iest in moral reformation. On that
name no eulogy is expected. It can
not be. To add brightness to the sun,
or glory to the name of Washington, is
alike impossible. Let none attempt it.
In .solemn awe pronounce the name,
and in its naked deathless splendor
leave it shining on.
and you may enlist your whole city
in your aid, if necessary, to deliver
MSG (message ) to proper person.
"Have results printed in local news
papers and please send clipping to 9XE
(Davenport sending station) to turn
over to United States army authorities
at Rock Island arsenal."
Imaginary fall for Help.
An important statement in the in
structions to the sending stations is:
"The idea of this relay is to send an
imaginary call for help to all the states
frora the arsenal at Kock Island."
The circular also states that even
stations in Canada and Alaska will be
listening to the message.
BE HONORED HERE
Aiinicrs::ry of Birth of First President
Will Be Cenerally Observed in
This was the man God gave us when
Proclaimed the dawn of Liberty be
gun; Who dared a deed, and died when it
Patient in triumph, temperate in
Not striving like the Corsican. to
To heaven, nor like Philip's greater
To win the world and weep for worlds
Or lose the star to revel in the flower, i
The lives that serve the eternal veri- i
Alone do mold mankind. Pleasure;
and pride j
Spark awhile and perish, as the spray
Smoking across the crests of caver
Is important to hasten or delay
The everlasting surges of the tide.
JOHN HALL INGHAM.
If you intend to build, or if you are called upon to
recommend materials for a residence of any kind, it
will be to your interests to investigate the merits of
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m 1 -i r i -.1
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or builder to recommend, shingles of
real merit. Keen competition has
forced many manufacturers into
making Slate Surfaced Shingles of
poor quality, and instead of using
genuine crushed slate they substitute
crushed brick, ordinary stone, or
crushed tile, which is gathered up
from old discarded material.
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New Yrk City C&ieigo Philadelphia St. Lonii Boston Cleveland Pittsburgh Detroit Saa Francisco Ciaciiaati
New Orleans Los Angeles Minneapolis Kansas City Seattle ' Indianapolis Atlanta Richmond Houston London Sydney
cgreph rollcge. Little Rock. Ark.; De- The message will be read with ap
troit, Mich.; Springfield, Ohio; Ljma, pr0priate ceremonies at Lexington,
Ohio, high school: Hamilton, Ohio; Mass., by the boy scouts. This will
Wheeling. V. Va.; University of Pittsi- I also be done at Mt. Vernon.
Cornel! rniversity; Colby's
Telegraph school, Auburn, N. Y. ; spe
r:a! station of Hiram Percy Maxim, the
inventor, at Hartford. Conn.; Harvard
university ; University of Maine, Oro
eo: Washington, D. C.
A large number of stations will check
np on the message, these being between
Salt Lake City, Utah, and Baltimore.
The message will be received on the
Pacific coast and transmitted to all
stations up and down the line.
40 ilinntfs to Washington in Rain.
That weather conditions have little
effect on the message was indicated In
tho service rendered from here on the
night of Dec. 81, when with a heavy
rain falling a message wa sent from
her to Washington, D. C, and deliver
ed 40 minute afterward.
Among the instructions contained In
the cirf : - cnt out by Mr. Kirwin are
"Give t:.u story to the newspapers
la your city ot once this will serve
a double purpose. It will make you
more diligent in receiving and it will
bring the public notice to the good
work tile amateurs can do when neces
sary. Tour mission Is a commendable-one,
YOU CAN DARKEN GRAY
HAIR EASILY AND QUICKLY
Leek Tevne; by Vtlng 8ulpho-8age
Xot a Dye Harm leas to Use.
Ton can easily change your gray
faded hair to lie original beaotiful
dark shade by treating it a few times
with Snlpho-Bare Hair Color Restorer,
a dainty preparation that it not sticky
and Is not a dye.
Solpbo-Sage Is an old-taehloaed
ready-tons sulphur and sage prep
aration, harmless to the most delicate
balr, that acts on the hair, making It
healthy, so all yonr gray hairs natur
ally change to a beautiful dark, fas
cinating shade, so evenly that no one
can tell yon have applied anything.
This treatment also stops Itching scalp
8nlpno-6ag Is guaranteed to torn
all your gray hair dark or money back.
Be sure to ask for a SOc bottle of
"Sulpho-Sage" at A, J, Rlen drug
John 31. Hawes Wins Honors.
John 51. Hawes, son of Major and
Mrs. C. W. Hawes, 2900 Eighteenth
avenue, has won class honors in the
first semester of the current college
year at Lake Forest college. These
honors are announced at the end of
each semester In the case of those who
have maintained a standing during the
previous half year in the first fifth of
their respective classes. Mr. Hawes is
one of half a dozen Juniors to obtain
this honor this year.
KITCHIN IS OUT OF
TUNE WITH PEOPLE,
ASSERTS GOV. CRAIG
Birthday anniversary of George
United States, will be observed gener
ally throughout Rock Island and Rock
Island county tomorrow. It will be
the occasion for a number of social
In the evening the Rock Island club
will give its annual formal banquet,
each year alternating between Lin
, coin's and Washington's birthdays.
Colonel George W. Burr, commandant j
of Rock Island arsenal, and Ed F.
Burns, Brooklyn, national lecturer of i
the Modern Woodmen, will be speak
ers. Postmasters and postoffice employes
of the tri-cit!es will be guests at a ban
quet at the Rock Island house tomor
row evening. Toastmaster will be H.
Rock Island Maennerchor will give
a concert and dance at Turner hall in
the evening for the benefit of the Red
Banks and board of trade office will
be closed all day. All offices In the
court house will be closed and it Is not
likely that any of the courts will be
in session unless an emergency should
arise. The city hall will be closed part
of the day.
The postofflce will maintain holiday
hours. There will be one general de
livery, stamp and registry windows
will be open from 7 till 10 in the morn
ing, but the money order department
will be closed for the day.
Got. Locke Craig.
In a recent Interview Governor
Locke Craig of North Carolina declar
ed that at least 90 per cent of the peo
ple ot his state were In opposition to
Representative Claude Kltchln on the
question of preparedness. Kltchln rep
resents the fifth North Carolina dis
trict, is democratlo floor leader of the
house of representatives, and Is the
most conspicuous opponent of Prest-
Out-of-town folk supplied by dent Wilson In the latter's campaign
j for more adequate national defense.
The speedy William and Vashtl bas
ketball team again trounced the West
ern Illinois Normal team on the local
gymnasium floor Friday night to the
tune of 42 to 21. At Macomb, during
the early part of the season, William
and Vashtl defeated the teachers, 64
to 9. Coach Kenney did not deem it
necessary to send the regular squad
against the visitors until the last quar
ter of Friday night's game. The score
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H. Hill Compaq, Detroit
at. their entrance read 24 to 20 in fa
vor of the youngsters who had been
pitted against the Xormalites at the
start. In the few minutes that the reg
ulars faced the visitors the latter were
able to score but, one point while the
Vashtl team totaled nine field baskets.
Bridge of Knox acted as referee for
Mrs. Ida Hudson, who recently re
ceived severe injuries, caused by a
horse leaping Into the auto in which
she was riding, is slowly recovering.
The accident occurred in Galesburg.
Mrs. Hudson was painfully injured
about the head and chest, but luckily
escaped being hurt internally.
The dance in Kleinsmid's new hall
on Thursday evening, conducted by
Peters' orchestra of this city, was a
pronounced success. About sixty cou
ples were present, and as usual all
experienced an enjoyable social time.
The Aledo lunch room, which was
recently opened in the Stevenson
building, is enjoying a liberal patron
age. H. C. Shrader, an experienced
restaurant man, is the proprietor.
Rose Leaf camp No. 87, Royal Neigh
bors of America, held an initiation and
sociable Friday night ot last week.
Five new members were taken into
the already large camp of Neighbors.
Following the initiation exercises a
lunch was served, and all having par
taken of the delicious goodies, the hall
was given over to dancing. The new
ly admitted members were at once Im
pressed with the desirability of their
new home and the hospitality of their
future lodge companions.
Martin E. Justice of Indiana, a grad
uate of William and Vashtl in the first
year of Its existence as a college, was
in Aledo Saturday. Mr. Justice is be
ing favorably spoken of to fill the po
sition of assistant to Mr. Gilraore, re
cently appointed farm expert for Mer
cer county. Mr. Justice married Miss
Elizabeth White of Aledo and the
young couple have many friends here.
Justice George A. Cooke returned to
Aledo after having spent a busy week
J. W. Welch was a Saturday pas
senger to Rock Island, where he spent
Sunday with his son.
Mrs. John Parkinson and little
daughter were Burgess visitors Satur
day. Mrs. Jenks Coffland and mother
were passengers to Rock Island Sat
urday. Alvey Roberts went to Kirkwood
Saturday, where he will make an ex
tended visit among friends.
The Aledo high school basketball
five Journeyed to Kirkwood Friday to
oppose the Kirkwood high school team.
Kirkwood won the game In an easy
manner by a 30 to 0 score.
The new edifice of the Methodist
congregation of this city, which is now
assured, Is expected to be one of the
finest of its kind In this section of the
state. The John M. Wilson property
on College avenue and Eighth street
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GENERAL ROOFING CO. PRODUCTS
FOR SALE AND GUARANTEED BY
R. I Lumber & Mfg, Co.
Cor. 27th St. and 5th Ave.
Phone R. I. 600
has been purchased as the site upon
which to build the hurch. The Wil
son home will be remodeled and put
in shape to serve as the parsonage.
Manager Hill of the South Side mo
tion picture theatre has for the past
few weeks presented some of the best
features ever witnessed in Aledo.
"Lady Audley's Secret," which was
shown Thursday night, was pronounc
ed the best film seen in Aledo for some
A number of the prominent farmers
of this community were in Joy Satur
Smith & Bell's horss
"ot to Be Broken.
"Has your husband a strong wihT,
"My dear, his will is incontestable.
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you need work or want a man,
You take Old Telle Phone and then
You talk right through his big black nose
And straight and sure your message goes,
He starts to work at break of day,
For thirty cents (that's all you pay)
He takes your message far and wide,
When Telle Phone tells Classy Fide.
Acts Always P.;
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