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THE AKGUS, SATUKDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1S91.
Fittingly Remembering the Father
of Their Country.
THE WASH1WTN ANNIVERSARY.
The KxrrrlM in Move or the rity
Mrtaool BalMinzs Ytatprdar
Told in Mtory and Sonar.
It baa been a custom, long and well
observed by the public schools of Rock
Island to honor in a fittingly patriotic
manner tbe birthday of the father of na
tional liberty, George Washington. Yes
terday was designated as the day in
most of the schools this year the
real anniversary coming on Sunday.
Some of the exercises however will be
held Monday. The Argus has secured
the complete programmes carried out
yesterday but Bpace will not permit the
use of all in one issue. Therefore some
of them are necessarily reserved for Mon
BUILDING NO. 1.
At Building No. 1. L. C. Dougherty,
principal, the following programme was
carried out, grides 6 and 7. taught, by
Misses Julia M. Anderson and Ilattie E.
Henderson, respectively, uniting:
Song, Star Spangled Banner, by school;
welcome address, Lillie Etzel; recitation,
Roderick Si. Clair; Our Monument, built
by 82 pupils; song, Red, White and Blue,
by school; recitation, Washington, by
Daisy Slrupp; recitation. Good Old Days,
by Peter Antony; song, Never the Wine
Cup for Me, Emma Schafer; reading. The
Gray Swan, by Jennie Coyne; song. My
Native Land, by school; Martha Wash
ington's Tea Party, with Martha Wash
ington represented. by L'zzie Blade; Mrs.
Adims. bv Nellie Hudson; Mrs. Clinton,
by Josie Fischer; Mrs. Hamilton, by Lu
cie Frjeinger; Mrs. Jefferson, by Grace
Knowlton; song, Rest We Now From La
bor, by school; recitation. Twenty-second
of February, by Vinnie Ostrom; Onr
Leader. Uncle Sim represented, by Rod
crick St. Clair; Liberty, by Katie Cole
man; George Washington, by Willie
Brackett; Thirteen Colonies, by 13 pupilg;
recitation, Ours, by Agnes Gilmore; song,
America, by school; soDg. Gjod Night, by
The rocm was tastefully decorated
with flags and bunting.
Fourth and Third Grades Tbe classes
taught by Misses Anna Bennett and S.
B. Dillier joined in the following pro
gramme; Song, Red. White and Blue, by school;
recitation. Bittles of the War, Laura
Mario w; The Little Girl's Letter, Bessie
Reddig; To Be Like Washington. Clark
Swanson; Twenty second of February,
Alfred Anderson; Falling Snow, Hattie
Pettit; Bell of Mt. Vernon. Lulu Parker,
Minnie Alters; Di Your Best, S ena
Volk; song. Oar Flag, by the school;
The Brook. Gus Frodell; Give Us a
Chance, Frank Lindstrom; Washington
a Hero. Anna Shulty, Essie Ells; Little
Stars, Mable Weinburger; Perseverance,
Eddie Hendricks; song, The Little
Hatchet, by school; Washington. Willie
Gardner; Little Soldiers, James Huntley;
Washington, Alpha Robb; Our Flae,
recitation, by school: The Village Black
smith, recitation, by school; The Little
Birds, Richard Ruch; socg, America, by
Grades 2 are taught by Misses Da Santo
and Locg. The rooms were decor
ated with flags and evergreens. In the
front arose from the platform a bank of
flags and evergreens, to tbe left of which
could be seen, reposing on an easel, a hand
some engraving of Washington, appro
priately draped with flagging, and at the
back of the room, on a black back ground,
the word Washington in yellow chrysan
themums. The boards were decorated
with colored drawings among which wa3
the Bartholdi statue and other appro
priate designs. The following programme
was well tttcuted:
Precious Jewl, school; The Light
house, Frank Bruner; Brave and True,
Arthur Easterman; Memory Gem. school;
Ol Hove You Heard the Story Told. Lulu
Alters; song, Bine Eyes, school; Speak
the Truth, Mary Schindler, S lppose, Ed
na Downing; Dicky and Dolly, Fred
Toennige8; The Good old Day, Gaspard
Conqueror; Do You Enow How Many
Stars, C. Downing; Washington And the
Hatchet, Tbeo. Coyne-.'Sily Bell, Martha
Zismer; Lulaby. Josie Whistler; Never
Say Fail. Allison Conqueror; Two Small
Feet, Grant Zimmerman; Washington's
Day, John Coyne; 'Tis Better to be Good
Than Great, Clara Atkinson; song, Geo.
Washington, school; Little by Little,
Isabelle Suutler; First in Peace, Anna
Swanson; Seven Little Boys in dialogue,
Washington, Freddie Toenniges; Biby
Bee, Violet Atkinson; song, America,
school; Lines, Iky Thurmin; Memory
Gem, school; In tbe Land of Nod, Tbeo.
Coyne; Our Flag, Lilly Ganahl; Chatter
box, Nellie Peterson; song, Goodnight,
Each teachher wore a badge of red,
white and Hue ribbon.
The First Primary Room Miss Emily
Freeman teacher, was decorated with
flags, portraits of Washington, statue of
liberty, hatchet and other; emblems suit
able for tbe occasion. A short pro
gramme of recitationB and songs was
participated in by the children.
. BUILDING NO. 3. -The
exercises were given in the baby
room over which Miss Muse presides.
The room was extensively and beautifully
decorated with flag bunting and pic
lures. The happy little company seemed
to understand there did live one George
Washington, under whom "the thirteen
were led up to light, and our gov
ernment began its sway with the grand
old constitution." The teachers are
Misses Adda E. Muse and - Jennie A.
Dolly. n a
First and Second Primary Grades
Song, Two Little Kittens, school; song.
Jack Frost, school; song, America,
school; One Little cat in the Corner,
babies; Welcome, Alva Ryan, Bessie
Wilcox; February Twenty-second, Sel
ma Anderson; Washington, Frank Pat
terson, Annie Streckfus; song. Rain,
Wind and Snow, school; American Flag,
Heally Van Duyn; Two Portraits, Louisa
Battles; Red, Whtte and Blue, school;
Vacation Days, Grace Wilcox; Listen,
My Boy, babies; Rock-a-Bye-Baby, ten
little girls; Three Little Kittens, school;
Washington is our Model, school; Colors
of the Flag, Irma Kobn, Florence O'Neil
and Blanche Mosenfelder; Hatchet Song,
ten little boys; Young American, Emil
Hansen; Little Whit Feathers, Leon and
Ardo Mitchell; Queer Little Hou'e, song
by school; Our Flag, Blanche Bobbins.
Ralph Roberts. Howard Piummer and
Mary Ebmke; Little Grasshopper, Elsie
Simon; Little Mouse, ElBie Simon as
Mouse. f.Jakie Mortors. Cat; A Wonderful
Baby, Bessie liar z; Our Leader, Harvey
Pollard, as Uncle Sam, Mae Lidders as
Liberty, Harlie Creel as George Wash,
ington, Bessie Barth, a state; thirteen
BUILDING NO. 5
Building No. 5 Miss Ella McDonald,
principal, indulged in interesting and
patriotic exercises. All of the rooms
were beautifully decorated with flags,
banners and mottoes. The exercises in
grade 6, this building were deferred until
today, tbe others were as follows:
Eighth grade Miss McDonald, teacher.
America, school; February Twenty
second, Emma Greve; Washington, Nellie
Brough; My Native Land, school; Ode of
Washington's Birthday. Anna Lambert;
Washington's Merits, Etta Williams; cal
isthenics, with zither accompaniment,
school; Violin solo. The Little Soring Be
side my Native Home, Fred Reimers;
Washington's Birthday. Anna Nissec;
Marching Through Georgia, schoo'; The
Memory of Washington, Lucy Henrico
sen ; Hail F.stal Morn, school; Washing
ton, Millie Tegeler; Washington's State
Dinner. Jessie Roberts; Flag of the Free,
School; Washington's Inauguration, Mabel
Porter; Washington Star of the West.
Nellie Brennan; Our Father's God. Katie
Larkin; Columb a. scho 1; Washington's
arewell, Daisy Weigand; Re.?, White and
Blue, school; Washington's Monumen
Mabel Dodge; God is Ever G od. school.
Seventh grade Miss S. K"nworthy,
teacher. Opening Hymn, school; Welcome,
Maud Rotrers; Washington's Life. Jimroie
Thomas; Washington's School Days, Alice
Atkinson; Paul Revere's Ride, by twelve
boys led by C. Beck; zither solo" Henry
Luckman; Marching Through Georgia,
School; Washington, Theodore Blakesley;
Mt. Vernon, Amanda Steeemtnn; Love
of Country. John Ftz'er; George Wash
ington, Walter Arnold; violin solo, Carl
Beck; Revolutionary Tea. Selma Samuel
8 on; Work The Time is Fleeting school;
Washington at School. Fred Keator; Tbe
Star of Tne West. Minnie Q iayle; The
American Flag, Myrtle A. Saars; The
Father ot His Country, Bertie Larkin;
Our Flag, Blanche Guest. Bessie Cham
berlin. Carrie Bushnno. Madie Williams;
The Red. White and Blue, school; Geo.
Washington and His Mother, Otto Corken;
Duet, zither and violin, Henry Lucbman;
Carl Beck; Washington's Farewell. Maud
Rogers; Origin of Yankee Doodle, school;
An Anecdote of Washington, Leo Larkin;
Independence Bell, Eddie LeClaire;
Fifth Grade Jessie C. Liston, teacher.
Song, Red, White and Blue; Adiress
of Welcome, Willie Blackburn; Stand Up
for the Flae, John McCabe, Charles Nel
son, Willie Atkinson; The Old Flag U
Floating. 0;a Archer; Washington's
Rules. Oney Rose; Independence Day,
Louis Frey;" February 22, Minnie Schaab;
Meaning of Our Flag, Charles Bell; song,
school; The Star of the West. Katie
Brennan; Sketch of Washingion's Life,
Joe Frey; Stars in My Country's Sky,
John Glass; Tribute to Washington,
James Morris; Story of Washington,
Willie King; The Song of the Flag, Liz
zie Sherrer, May Griffith, Lulu Boltz;
Biibara Fritchie, Agatha Merk, Clara
Harrington, Edith Quayle; select reading,
Eddie Baker; Paul Revere's Ride, Edith
Quayle; Biography of Washington;
Charlie Holland; Our Flag, Katie Bren
nan, Flora Scott, Willie Blackburn, Nora
Daly; recitation, school; Different Flags,
Wjllie Qoge; We Are Uni:ed, Louis Gis
Fourth Grade A. Crawford, teacher.
Song, Red, White and Blue; Many
Years Have Passed, Annie Kane; Wash
ington Was Truthful, King Hanner; The
School Boy; Willie Glass; Washington's
Boyhood, Roy LeClaire; The President,
Alpha Story; He Never Told a Lie, Har
ry Terry; Washington Feared Not Dan
ger, Haryey Archer; Welcome Thou Fes
tal Morn, Florence Chamberlain; When
Washington was a Boy. Samuel Pfliger;
ne Taught to Defend, Bessie Mtrfield;
American Men, Mary Trohboes; Wash
ington Day, John Merk; Washington
Day, Thomas Atkinson; Dsarest and
Best, Thomas Christensen; WeH;raem
her Washington, Matt Griffin; Flag of
Our Countty, Amelia Frey; Admired by
A 1, Arthur Stegeman; Our Fim Presi
dent, Rosa Cramer; The Bells of Mt. Ver
non, Jennie Timberlake; He Loved to
Play, George Gimson; Johnnie's Speech
Nettie McConochie; Washington's Birth
day, Mamie Cary; Long in the East, Mag
gie McConochie; TheNams of Washing
ton, Agnes Brennan; George Washing
ton, Axel Samuelson; Washington, Wil
lie Luchman. reading Jessie Harrington;
song, America .
Third grade Anna Olsen, teacher.
Song, America; Washington's
Welcome, Amy Thompson, Lu
ella Stoddard; Holiday, Clyde Porter;
Sketch of Life, Pearl Mavity; Youth. Mac
Blackburn; Honor to Washington. Harry
Griflen; President, Sam Kennedy; song.
Marching Through Georgia; Tribute to
Washington, George McCabe; To be Like
Washington, Arthur Stephens; example,
Francis Lloyd; Valley Forge, Esther Tan
ner; Independence, Ida Fitzsimmons;
song, The Flag; Foremost Man, Rosie
Meenan; Union, AdeliaHalk; Extracts
From .Farewell Address, Lou Baumback;
Great Washington. Eari Leslie, Tbe
World Remembers, Willie Knaack; Quo
tations, school; song, Tramp, Tramp,
Second Grade Mary Murpby, teacher.
Song, America; George Washington.
George Bell. Josie Carnea, Charlie Wei
gand, Alfred Christenson, Tommy Bres
nahan; I too Tell of Washington. Matilda
Witt; To Be Like Washington 111 Try,
Joe Rlnck; George Washington was a
President, Lottie G.ass and Katie El
wards; song. Oar Flag: Oh! How the
World Remembers. Riymond Riimers,
James Mur ield; The Bells of Mt. Vernon,
Anna Obge. Lulu Knaack, Rose Holland,
Sophie Miller: When General Washing
ton was Young, Fred Nichols; First
Came General Washington, Charlie Cra
mer; song, Marching Through Georgia;
Napoleon was Great, I Know, Albert
Blake; I'm Chief of All the Clan. Willie
Luchman: Washington was Brave and
Bold, John King; Wa hington is Dead,
Edna Fry ; fong, John Brown; march.
First Grade Nora Gorman, teacher.
Song, America, by school; Memories of
Washington, by Willie Scott, Willie
Qaayle, Tommy (. lark. Jesse Scott. Tom
my Cary, Ar hur Salzmao; Our Flag is
Floating, De Elda Bender; Name of
Washington, Maggie Hodgdon; A Star in
tbe West, Mary Brennan; As Good as
Washington Ros Cook; song. Our Flag,
by school; Star Spangled Banner. Sammy
Keator, Grave of Washington, Anna Lar
kin; I'll Be Like Washington. Tommy
Leary; Great Men. Claire Frye; The
American Flae. Flora Stoa iard; Twenty-second
ofFebiuary. by Charlie Har
rington, Frt.nk Friestedt, Lee Church.
Grant Chur:h, L:ilie Long and E'la
Baumback; recitation, by E.la Heurich
son. Mary Corken, Katie Diudinger, Hat
tie Ueorichson; song. Red. White and
Blue, by school; march-
A Childr n't
Home f II. II
I'ar y K"nliveii the
Howard, son of Mr. hurt Mrs- II. II.
Baker of 785 Elm street, was given a hap
py surprise last evening and the affair
proved in every sense a most pleasant one.
The little people endulged in all kinds of
house gimes and in proper season some
nice refreshments were served. Those
Mable Do Ice
Muscle Ziraiu r
Alda Ui dpen
Salm i Samuel n
Miss Lu.ia Connelly gave a delightful
domino part7 to a numoer of her friend
at her parent' home on Twelfth street
and Second avenue. Thursday evening.
Abous 20 persons were present and par
took of the t-legant refreshments that
were served and the evening was spent
in dancing. 15'euer's orcheetra furnished
At Trinity church. Rev. R. F. Sweet,
rector, tomorrow, the second Sundaj in
Lnt, services at 10:45 a. m. 12 m. and
7:30 p. m.
At the Sou h Park chapel, the regular
Sunday evening meeting for young men
will be conducted. A quartette will ren -der
At the Br-sdway Presbyterian, Rev.
J. B. L;tt!e of the First Presbyterian
cbnrch, of Divenport, will preach at
10:45 a. m. In the evening at 7:40 p. m.
there will be a mission concert with in
teresting exercises and addresses- Sun
day school at 9:10 a. m. Young people's
meeting at 6:45 p. m. South Park chapel
Sunday school at 2:30 p. m.
At the First Methodist, preaching at
1:45 a. m anc 7:60 p. m., by the pastor.
Kev. o. w. Gi;e. Morning subject "A
Model Church Member." Evening sub
ject "A Memorial Service on the Death
of Gt-n, W. T. Unermtn." Sunday school
at 915 a. m., J. F. Robinson, superin
tendent. Children's meeting at 2 3) p
m . Amy Henderson, leader. Young peo
ple's meeting 5:30 p. m., C. E Adams
At the First Baptist. pre;chiDg morn
ing and evenine by the pastor. Rev. Dr.
C. E Taylor. PH. D. Subiect for morn
ing "The House of God." For evening:
-Saved by Faith. Not by Faith and an
Ordinance." Sunday school at 9:15 a.
m., J. W. Welch superintendent. Young
people's meeting at 6:30 p.m. led by S.
J. Woodin. 8unday school at Forty
fourth street chapel at 3 p. m, C. L.
Williams, superintendent. Preaching at
the chapel at 7 p. m., by Charles T.Knox.
At the Christian services at 10:45 a. m
and 7:30 p m.. conducted by the pastor,
Rev. T. W. Grafton. Subject in the
morning: ' The Christian in the Home."
In the evening Rev. B. W. Johnson, of
St. Louis, who has bsen an extensive
traveler in the Orient, will deliver a lec
ture on his experiences ii the Holy Lind,
entitl.d. "Reminiscences From My Pal
estins Note Book." Sunday school at
9:15 a. m- Young People's Endeavor
society at 6:30 p. m.
MiM onary 31 ft In r.
The annual praise mett.ng of tbe
Woman's Missioiary society and RutL'a
band of tbe Brondway church was held
yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the
church parlors. A large number of repre
sentative Presbyterians from the different
churches were present among, ihem being
Rev. J. B. Lktle- of tbe F.rst Presbyter
ian church of Davenport. Greetings from
the different churches were read, as were
also three, very interesting papers, one on
Alaska, by Misb Margaret Weyerhanser,
one on Japan, by Mrs. W. B. Ferguson
and one on China, by Mrs. C, C. Mclntire,
tbe latter two lad!es appearing in appro
priate costume. After this Rey. Little of
Davenport and Rev. Marquis of this city
made appropriate remarks, and songs
were rendered by lire. Geo M.Loosley and
Mrs. Geo. Boynton. Tbe praise offerings
amounted to $110. Refreshments were
served by the ladies. Mrs. J. R. Mills
Two fresh milch cows for sale. En
aire C. D. Gordc n, eherifl's office.
4 ntrart for Klvrr Work.
Maj. Alex. Mackenzie, in charge r f
Mi8isi-ippi river improvements from the
mouth uf the Des Moirs river to Minne
opolie, yet tor day awarded contracts for
rier improvements to bt done tbe com
ing season as follow:
Between Rends Landine and M'noeekn,
Mm., to Jacob Richtmsn ff Founiane
City, Wis. for rook $30 (M O. for brush
55.400; total $35,400.
Between Bellt-vue, Iowa, and Snvurna.
Illinois, to PaiWson Bro hers, of Keokuk,
Iowa, for rock $11,700. f. r brush f2 800;
At Prairie du Chiene, Wi.. to Patu-r-son
Brothers. f Kwkuk, Iowa, for rwk
$12,600 for hruab $5 6IKJ; toml $18,200.
J. E- Montrose, Ka-.Bge-.
COMING SOON, BY GOSH!
ONE NIGI1T ONL"!
Saturday, Ftb. 21.
-FARMER J. C. LEWIS-
and bis company, 20 (Treat talented artNts
The best p'ay ever written, replete
wi-h ilfa!lutr mistral feei!ilt:eH,
novel mechanical effects nl sena
tio' Ml features, includii'ir the ir.tru
duction of a rrpular working thrh
injr machine, which will positively 1k
neeu in the third act in full operation,
threshmi 15 to 40 etieave of rrulu, in
full view of the en ire audience
Spletdli Basd mi Crcfces'.ri
OF 12 BOLO MUSICIANS.
Pent fall to see the great country
tmnd parade at noon, tlaci m-iiiber
dreni-ed in farmer cootome. led L'i"
himteir (Mr. J. C. Lewis . as drum
major of the farmer band, bi orivii.al
Sent on Rale Thurnday the 19 h. at
Harper IJoufe Pharmacy.
C. C. TAYLOR,
First door east of Loudon cloth
When such Stocks as you find, for
instance at Folsom's. Johnson's or Ram
set's are offered to buyers, I dob't believe
it payB me to carry "hollcw-ware." I
shall still sell knives and forks, spoons,
etc., but to clone out what I have of such
articles as are named beiow, I offer tbe
prices given. These goods are just as
good plate as money can buy, and I be
lieve this is an unusually good chance to
get silverware, if you can use any of the
1 Tea set. former price f 25 00 $16,00
includes teapot, suirar. cream spooner.
1 Cuke basket, former price $vN) "..$6.00
1 " " 17.75 jve
1 Fruit dish. " " 17.75 Ki.U)
1 Four bottle (cut) caster,
former price $fi.5 f4.50
1 Butter dish, former price .1.S0, J2M
1 Card receiver, " " fJJ.W $2 N)
1 " " " " $3.50, $4.50
And a number of other articles at corre
G. M. LOOSLEY.
Chika 1ID Ularb,
1609 Second Avenne.
SATURDAY, PEB. 28.
Lloyd & Stewart,
Mors nffvrinir U canard
by Female Weaknm than
all oUirdieae combined
and vnra nrdectM nro-
dneea Itfe lonr invalida.
MAY rLOWBB riHTUXSH. the
wonderful borne treatment
ia a sure ear (or Whites
or Laurorrh , Inflamma
tion. Ulceration. Painful
unuutimim enatraatloik, Darren an
and aU complaints peculiar to Femaiaa, Postpaid, ML
Tot m1 in Rock Island ky'Harti A Banners,
Third aTenne and Twentieth treat .
Tinware .U'd Housk
1612 second avenue
ALL THIS WEEK.
Stove Kruih .
Scrub Bruli. Um;'i-1
Scrub Hrii-h, r ct- r l
Hand Hni-ie '
Cloth Itrn-hr .'
Pnurwa ".....".". .
Whik Broom . ..... ..7"."'..""."Jj""
In China lihf will he Tit pi t'n p-r dozen
Handi-d Tea Cup and ituc r. eet
f'Tot Bumhoo Ea i. 62c.
We btve ju-t nccivd a f .lo.-n fi ie BimSii Eacl which CO at 6ic.
Aluo rtm.Tiib-r uf.r fra-ne. Pictarf aad sta'.i u-ry.
KINGSBURY A- SO?J, 1703 Second Avenne
We Set tie Pace, Let OiliersFollow if tteyiCaa
KANN & HUOKSTAEDT,
N. 1811 .uJ 1313 Second fcTenue.
ffer to tb I'ahlic the koM brilliant Hoe of the rraton in
Lounges and Coaches.
Centre. Library and
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
FAIR, 1705 Second Avenue
j Eat Racks,
Parlor Tables, Etc.
for the Celebrated
Sheet Iron, Gas and
Also Sewer work.
Oppositb Harper House.