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THE HOCK I8LA1TO -AUGtm THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1889,
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NORTH AMERICAN SYNOD.
The Interesting Gathering at
A ngustana College.
The Dedicatory . Mervlrea m4 A-
4r(Men..' Today's Mesnloa- The Vm
titattoa tl Chans; DiseaMed.
The ded cation of the new college
building, an outline of which we gave in
the Argus of yesterday, was an event
fondly look, id for by the alumni and the
friends of the college. The struggle has
been of ten years' duration, but the ef
forts of the people of this vicinity and
members of the Swedish church through
out the laud, have been crowned with
success. The noble structure is a monu
ment to the r effort, which can be looked
upon as f ul y worthy of the money and
work. The interior, though not com
plete, is a marvel in conveniences in its
arrangements for practical use and hand
some to the eye. When the design is
fully completed, it will be in all respects
a source of pride to the generous hearts
who contrit uted their dollars and cents
for its construction.
Prof. T. 31. Hasselquist, the venerable
president of the college, was the presid
ing officer. The programme, was suc
cessfully carried out as given in jesters
day's Altec i.
The audience filled every possible
pace on tho main floor and gallery, and
the hall leac ing from the main entrance
was packed with people back to the stair
case, while its many more surrounded the
building on the outside. They could not
hear the address, but could hear and in
part enjoy the elegant music and sing
ing. Prof. Stolpe presided at the organ.
The chorus consisted of fifty ladies and
gentleman, who-were assisted in song by
the audienoi. The festive song was com
posed by Prif. Stolpe for this particular
The usual opening by prayer and read
ing of scripture was followed by the ad
dress of the Rev. C. A. Swensson, presi
dent of Bel) any college, Lindsberg, Kan
sas, in beha f of the alumni . It was
TICK OEM OF THE DAT
in words and eloquence. A synopsis
will not do full justice to this address.
His first wt.rds were: "Education is a
condition of liberty. The ignorant man
is a slave in proportion to his ignorance.
It is the cause of fallen humanity. Edu
cation lifts l.im up and purifies, e nobles,
develops aid brings into ony that
wonderful and ansesrehab. -otal called
A republic and a free church depend
on their continued existence upon the
truth of ttis principle. The United
States will go on in its career of unexam
pled pros purity just as long as the
school houst s, colleges and universities
furnish to the youth of the nation that
education equipment, without which
free citizens lip is a curse and a puplic
menace. A free church with an illiterate
ministry anl an ignorant people, will
soon become the battle ground of dema
goguery and unprincipled tyranny, be it
perpetrated even in the name of liberty.
And ao the republic and the church cele
brate together as days of unusual interest
and importance, the dedication of new
college universities and their buildings.
May the pages of history yet to be writ
ten bear am le and eloquent testimony
to the fact that such a day and such oc
casion was the present one. The simple
acquirement of knowledge does not neces
sarily educate a man in the highest and
best sense of the word. Knowledge is a
characteristic of God, but it is also a
property of the devil. Knowledge has
been frequently the poisoned dagger in
the hands of the villain.
The development of the intellect with
out corresponding care of the will and
passions, will often bring forth not a son
of God, but a monster. Education, in
order to deserve its name and significance,
must be harsonious and complete and it
must also build character. What we
need today in our nation is more
Washington i, Franklins, Lincolns,
Garfields ac d other christian statesmen;
what we ned in the church is more of
Hubs, Luther of Wesley. We need today
men of true education, men of religion,
men of prayer and men full of common
sense. A d; ploma from a college should
not only be a mark of education, it should
also be a testimony of character. If it
meant less fiat college baa passed the
useful perioi of its existence and should
be abandon! d.
There is a wonderful educational move
ment going on in the country, and that
on a large scale. It is the education of
nations. Bigotry and narrow-mindedness
of everr kind belong to the times of
the old covenant. Kingly power and the
king himself are relics of heathenism
Israel, the people of God, elected their
first king as a direct and plain sin against
God, and u ider God's protest and dis
pleasure. They had forsaken God and
were desiroi a of imitating the heathen
This nation has abolished royal vest
ments and power and returned to the
simplicity of a people of God, recogniz
ing do otler king, but the Lord Al
mighty; under God we are a sovereign
free and indspendent. The speaker con
demned denominational and factional
strife; it ia tlso a direct sin against God
and the result of human ingenuity.
He paid t. fine tribute to his father's
native land i-nd countrymen, which is too
lengthy to store than note briefly. He
claimed for lis countrymen, the Swedes,
excellent mi terial for the building up of
anew natioa. They had cosmopolitan
qualities loiig before Columbus discov
ered Americ a. They are lovers of liberty
and obedient to those who rule the land
and respect the law, love God and con
tribute liberally to all projects which ad
vances the c rase of religion. And jet on
the other ha id the Swedish people Amer
icanize easier and with less friction than
any other c' ass of foreign era. America
it our new fatherland in love and aentii
ment. We think of onr fathers with
veneration, 1ut this la now our home; we
have come t stay; we have come to be a
part of the American people. Because
tome few Slides do not come np to the
work cannct detract from the general
rule. Augustana college, the dear alma J
mater of 105 graduates and over 200
seminary graduates, ia owned and con
trolled by the Scandinavian Evangelical
Lutheran synod. In 1860 a resolution
was introduced and passed in the synod
to establish and maintain an institution
of learning. The Swedish Lutherans in
America then numbered seventeen minis
ters, thirty-six churches and 3,750 com
municants. The beginning was made in
Chicago under the presidency of Rev.
Lart Paul Esbjorn. It remained here
three years and then removed to Paxton,
where it stayed twelve years, when it
was removed to its present site. In Chi
cago the attendance was from ten to
twelve. At Paxton the attendance in
creased to eighty six. Dr. T. N. Haasel
qnist, who succeeded Prof. Esbjorn as
president of the institution, has a faculty
of five instructors. The present attend
ance is 235. The general faculty number
fifteen professors, assisted by nine in
structors. The reputation of the insti
tution is extended and excellent. Its
diplomas are recognized even by Tale
college and by the university of Upsala,
in Sweden. In conclusion he paid a
glowing tribute to the college and faculty,
which seemed to strike a tender cord
among the students.
MB. MARQUIS' ADDRESS.
The second address in the English lan
guage was by the Rev. W. S. Marquis.of
this city. His address was a creditable
one. The surroundings, such as beauti
ful flowers, ladies dressed in holiday at
tire and men with their best toggery,
beautiful music and fine singing was suf
ficient to put inspiration in the soul of a
speaker. Mr. Marquis' theme was "Gen
eral Education." The more you have the
better qualified you are to battle with the
realities of this life, and if run in the
right channel it prepares human kind for
the other world. He decried the idea
that professional men are the only ones
who need a higher education. A farmer,
mechanic, or whatever tradesman was
better fitted to do his work by knowledge.
If the graduates of the colleges all
entered the ministry or the study of the
law there would be a superabundance of
this class, but he was pleased to knew
that the high school, university and col
lege graduates did not run in two chan
nels; they branched out in every field.
An educated mechanic, farmer, or men
who are engaged in other trades had a
great advantage over ignorant or half
educated ones. In conclusion he con
gratulated the synod on the work of Aug
ustana college, saying that the people of
Rock Island, Davenport and Moline felt
proud to have such an institution in their
midst; it tends to elevate the moral and
intellectual standard of this vicinity. We
would like to give an extended notice of
Prof. T. N. Has9elquist's address, but the
words were in Swede.
THE DEDICATORY BONO SERVICE
held in jubilee hall was attended by 1,-
300 to 1,500. The treasurer had not
figured up the profits this morning, bnt
believes more than $400 will be added to
the college building fund as a result of
the entertainment. The large hall was
tastefully decorated. The flowers and
greenery used in the chapel in the after
noon were transferred to jubilee hall with
the addition of many other flowers and
plants. The audience was an appecia-
tive one. The orchestra and about
every song was encored; this, together
with the long programme, made the ad
journment near midnight. The follow
ing is the programme:
1. Coverture, Promethee"... Beethoven
The Conservatory Orchest ra.
t. Pone For choir, tenor nolo, duet for sonrana
inn lenor sioipe
Mies Hilma Ohlin, Mr. A air. Bckman, Con
servatory Choir and Orchestra.
8. "Hochzeitmarech nnd Elfenreigen ana der
Musik cd Shakespeare's Sommerhacbtstranm
von Mendelsohn' for piano translated. .. Liszt
4. Love Divine, Duet for Soprano and Tenr.
Miss Ellen Peterson and Mr. Mr. Aug.
5. Pleta Sisnore. Beruhmete Arie ana dem
Jahre 1667 Stradell.
Miss Hilma Onlin.
Tone Sketches (a) Spring Evening; (h) In
the Church; (c) Children at Play; (d) The
The Conservatory Orchestra .
. "sjnaeer Harranom eu nv visa." Choir a
The Conservatory Choir.
S. Swedish Melodies (by request) Fantasia....
The Conservatory Orchestra.
4. "For Ever With the lord." Tenor-solo
Mr. Ane. Eckman.
5. (a) "Satergjeutens Sondag" ; (b) Norwegian
reopie-song Arranged ior string urcnestra.
rne (Jonoervatorv string orchestra.
6. To Him be "Glory Ever-more." "Amen"
The Conservatory Choir and Orchestra.
THIS MORNING'S SESSION
opened with prayer by Dr. Bartholomew.
The calling of the roll consumed fifty
minutes. The Rev. Novelius wanted
divine service at 2 p. m. changed to 8
a.m. Lost. The discussion of
THE NEW CONSTITUTION
was resumed, and it includes the pro
posed removal of the college. The Rev.
Magny of Minnesota, took up the de
fense of the seemingly doomed document.
The speaker said that the proposition of
the clerical and lay delegation would be
equal if the new constitutionists wanted
no warlike array between the clergymen
and laity. They wanted no special leg
islation or special meetings of the pas
tort or of the lay delegation. They
wanted to be all one. The speaker
next branched to the question of ordina
tion. The new constitution gives to the
synod the ordination of ministers, but
their discipline to the conferences; he
would be in favor of allowing the ordina
tion to a board of representatives of any
conference. He sat down upon the propo
sition that the Synod should meet every
two years. He contested the clause
which provides for the payment of ' ex
penaea of delegates to the Synod; the
speaker thought people who were ao for
tunate aa to receive this distinguished
honor could well pay their own expenses.
Mr. Soderqulst, of Burlington, was in
favor of one strong and united Synod
and thought such arrangement would
save much trouble.
Rev. Wickstrand moved the previous
question ; although the question was- unde
batable, Rer. Sjoblorn debated it and
objected to the patting of the previous
question now because the question bad
not been sufficiently discussed.
Rev. Ranseen called for the decision of
the chair. :
The .chair decided that the debate
should not be cut off it was an Impor
tant matter and should be thoroughly
Rev. Ranseen continued the discussion
and said that the question of a good or
bad constitution was an exceedingly im
portant matter, yet he did not think that
the new constitution had any show of
being adopted. The speaker touched
upon the meetings of the lay delegates
and criticised them, questioning the ad
visability of holding such meetings. He
was in favor of the present system of
representation, but it would soon become
impracticable on account of the large
number of representatives. The Augus
tana Synod is increasing very rapidly
and will keep on in growth.
was taken on tne previous question.
There not being a two-thirds majority
the chair decided the minority should
have the right of further discussion.
Rev. H. Olsson did not see any great
necessity of changing the old for the new ;
the best features of the old were found in
the new. He did not think this the time
to make a change.
Rev. Sjoblorn, the Webster of those
who favor the new constitution, said he
was in favor of one Synod, he had
worked on constitutions since 1871; he
warned against the tyranny of the ma
jority. The speaker said if there was a
full representation in the Synod there
would be a membership of more than
800. We have a long iist of who ought
to be here . It is getting to be a virtue
to stay at home or be irregular in attend
ance at Synod. On this account the
speaker desired a new basis of represen
tation. Rey. Carallon said that the position
taken by a previous speaker that the new
Constitution would not change the tend
ency of the Synod, was not correct to his
mind. Every speech in favor of the
document would make votes against it.
The debate on the new constitution
will be resumed tomorrow morning.
Straw straw hats
Straw hats, straw hats
Straw hats are going like hot cakes at
Lloyd &. Stewart's, where you can find
the latest styles.
W. W. Clarke, of Chicago, is in the
Geo. Brown, of Colons, was in the city
The Christian chapel concert occurs
Trainmaster Stanton, of the C. B. &
Q., is in the city.
A good milch cow for sale at 103
Fine pleasure boats for rent at Batch-
elor's, with folding chairs for ladies.
The Philomathean society will meet
tomorrow evening in the lecture room of
the M. E. church.
The mayor and city council are urgent
ly invited to the Improvement association
The Argus returns appreciative tbanks
for a box of the cake of the Welch-Luken
wedding last night.
Mrs. Sotelle, the famous clairvoyant
and natural seer, is at the Commercial
hotel for a few days.
Mrs. Boswell. the great gipsy fortune
teller, at 1517 Fourth avenue, thirty day s
only, until July 3d, 4 to 8.30 p. m.
Wm. Stengle, who has been spending
a few days among friends in the city, re
turns this evening to his home at Hanni
The grand opening of Hincher's Elm
street summer garden occurs tonight.
Schillinger's band and orchestra will fur
The first of the summer nights' concerts
of the Second Regiment band of Daven
port will be held at Schuetzen park to
The Argus is obligated to Mrs.
Milton Jones for two lovely bouquets of
pink roses which adorn the desks of the
The Rock Island Citizens' Improve
ment association holds an important
meeting to-night at their rooms in Har
per's theatre building.
The Harper and Rock Island house
nines are playing their game for the ben
efit of the Johnstown sufferers at the
Rock Island ball park this afternoon.
It should have been stated that the
party given bj Misses Freeman and Re
qua Tuesday evening was simply an in
formal tea to a few select friends.
Bishop Burgess will administer the rite
of confirmation at Trinity church tonight
at 8 o'clock. Bishops Perry, of Iowa,
and Walker, of Dakota, will also be
Mr. Henry Carse has a letter from
John Ohlweiler. which was mailed as
the Augusta Victoria, in which he and
his family are passengers, was passing
Arrives Another invoice of carpets.
rugs, oil cloths ana mattings. Liook
them over. They are bargains. The C.
F. Adams Home Furnishing House, 323
Brady street, Davenport.
Boss Wells has called a meeting of the
republican county committee at the Har
per house at one o'clock on Saturday, to
consider the question of calling a con
vention to nominate a candidate for
The Florence Hamilton company pre
sented "Clear Grit" in an acceptable man
ner at Harper's theatre last evening. To
night "My Husband," said to be the
strongest piece on the company's reper
toire, is to be produced.
James B. Normoyle, of this city, and
Clement L. Flagler, the latter a son of
Col. D. W. Flagler, former commandant
at Rock Island arsenal, graduated from
this year's class of the West Point Mili
The Christian chapel congregation,
which joined in the service and contribu
tions, should have had credit with the
Central church for the f nnd raised there
last Sunday morning for the benefit of
the Johnstown sufferers.
A team belonging to Fred Coleman, a
farmer from Rapids City, indulged in
desperate ran on Moline avenue this
morning scattering produce over the
street and smashing things generally. A
boy was thrown from the wagon and his
face was scratched, but no serious dam
age was done.
The C F. Adams Home Furnishing
House. Davenport, are displaying some
extra choice bed -room sets, in antique
oak and walnut. They are also showing
a new make of folding bed in antique
oak. It will pay you to inspect them.
The annual encampment of the Illi
nois division sons of veterans, which was
held at Moline last year, will take place
at Olney the last week in June. Beards
ley camp No. 13, will be represented by
Past Captains J. B. Liddens, Louis Eck
hart, E. W. Wilcox, F. C. Ells, and
Delegate J. H. Maucker.
The new cars thus far received for the
Rock Island and Moline lines of the
Holmes syndicate are beauties. They
are summer cars, without the cumber
some, clumsy step running along the
entire side. You enter by way of the
platforms at either end and the seats are
reversable, being much like those of a
steam railroad coach. They are made
by the Calumet Car company, of Chi
cago. The Davenports defeated the Peorias
yesterday in a close and exciting game
by a score of 7 to 6. Raines and Har
rington and Bartson and Reeves were
the opposing batteries. The features
were the fielding of Allen, Fusslebach
and Rhines for Davenport, the base run
ning of Fusslebach, Roulcliffe and
Strothers, of the Davenports, and the
first base play and batting of McCauley,
of the Peorias. The same clubs play
to-day and to-morrow.
Mrs. Satelle, the most celebrated na
tural scc-r in the Untied States, will re
main for a short time at the Commercial
hotel, room 2 and parlor, where she can
be consulted from 9 a. m. to 10 p. m.
Entire satisfaction given and charges
moderate. English, French, German,
Spanish and Italian spoken.
U. 8. Sional OrvicB. 1
Davenporvlowa, June 13. f
For the next 24 hours for Illinois fair,
except slight rains and higher tempera
ture. A Big Dnva
On babv carriages at the C. F. Adams
Home Furnishing House, 332 Brady
street, Davenport, this week. Don't
miss this chance.
Hood's Sarsaparilla is peculiar in itself
and superior to all other preparations in
strength, economy, and medieinal merit.
Chas. A. Stikl, . Manager.
ONE WEEK, COMMENCING
MONDAY, JUNE 10th.
Engagement of the Accomplished Actress,
Miss Florence Hamilton,
Mr. HAMILTON McCULLUM
and a strong company of Dramatic and Spec
Thursday Eve., June 13th
MY HUSBAND !
unrmg tne ween will be presented a list
of plays entirely new to popular price attractions.
Price 10, 20 and 30 cents.
Room and Picture
Cord Nails & Hooks,
At the very Lowest
Call and see.
Under Rock Island House.
in the three citiea is
Ice Cream made from pare Cream
and flavored with the popular
flavors. A trial of this cream
will conTice all that It can
not he excelled.
Picnics, Sociables and Parties
of all kinds, furnished on
SECURED BY FIRST MORTGAGE
Always on hand for sale at 6
and 7 per cent to inrestor.
. Interest Collected without .
Every effort made to handle
only choice investments.
Call or write for details.
Offer this week seasonable
In plain and figured mixtures,
7 cents per yard.
Very popular Wash Goods, suitable for
ladies and children's wear,
9 cents per yard.
LAWN TENNIS SUITINGS.
A fair assortment of theae popular
10 cents per yard.
In handsome plaids.
New arrivale in French Satines at low
Rock Island. Illinois.
A Mammoth Stock
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1ARGER THAN EVER:
and three times as large as
this city can be seen
They buy direct from the Manufacturers, thus saving the
wholesale dealers' profits and aTe enabled to command the
No. 1525 and 1527 Second Ave.,
The only Double Front Store in Rock Island.
Geo. W. D. Harris,
Real Estate and Insurance,
229 Seventeenth St., under Commercial
IVFiretxlass Insurance at lowest rates.
The following are anions;
A nice residence, with all modern Improve
ments, laree grounds, on Elm street; cheap on
A two story hoove and lot, convenient to the
upper saw mills, depot and round house very
New house, pood cellar and cistern, large lot,
finely located in Dodge's addition oa the bluff.
$700 will buy a (rood house. Are rooms, with lot,
convenient to lower factories.
A nice dwelling with one half acre of land near
the Milan street cars.
On the northwest corner of Twenty-flrt street
a good business location, a good bouse and large
$2,50 PER GALLON,
KOHN & ADLEE'S,
POST OFFICE BLOCK.
BOOTS and SHOES
The Largest Stock,
Trie Lowest Prices
in the three cities. It will be a mistake to buy before
' you see our bargains.
Ladie sand Gents Low Shoes in all grades and prices.
Wigwam Slippers at your own prices.
Ladies fine Hand Turned shoes from the best manufacturers.
Custom Work and Repairing done at all three stores .
tSCail and see us.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SHOE STORE, 1818 Second Avenne,
ELM STREET SHOE STORE, PIONEER SHOE STORE,
2929 Fifth Atmum. 1718 Second Avenue.
goods at very Low figures.
New and desirable colorings in dark
Shallies, fine weave,
10 cents per yard.
ALL WOOL SHALLIES.
All Wool Shallies in rose and blue at
35 cents psr yard.
Beautiful assortment of Satines at
12J cents per yard.
Best quality shown iu this vicinity
at the price.
Dnuble Fold Cashmeres
10 cents per yard.
any other establishment in
at the popular store of
ni 7 ma mm
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
the many bargains offered:
One of the finest lots on Twenty third street, in
the best neighborhood, high and dry.
A number of desirable properties on the bluff.
A nice residence property at the upper end of
1 1.000 will buy a house and fine corner lot in
the upper part of the city on reasonable terms.
Some fine lots in Dodge's addition.
11,000 will buy a neat bouse on Twentieth St.
Will give 110 rate to Northern Iowa and South
ern Minnesota and return to parties wishing to
buy No. 1 land for a borne or investment; for
prices of land, terms and date of excursions, call
at my office.
Will exchange some good Western land for a
comfortable residence in this citv.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.