sTUDAY THE ROCK ISLAND ARGU3 APRIL 16, 1920.
Hiss Stevens to
Wed Oklahoma Man
in South May -i$
An engagement announcement In
Which many Rock Island friend t
will pa interested iu made recent
ly at Lawton, Okla, when it was
announced that Mlai Dorothy Ster
eos, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.
T. Stevens of 1923 Tenth avenue,
was to wed Oerbert Felix ot Okla
homa City, May 15, in Oklahoma
City. . Miss Stereos, who has been
art snperTisor in the city schools
of Lawton for the past two years
and a friend. Miss Metta Gilford,
home economics supervisor in Law
ton, entertained a company of
friends recently when the gnests
learned of the engagements of both
young women. Mr. Felix was an
officer In the 9th field artillery sta
tioned at Fort Sill. The home will
be In Oklahoma City, where the
bridegroom is in business.
Before taking up her work In the
southwest. Miss Stevens was as
sistant supervisor of art in the
public schools here for three years.
She had alway made her home in
Rock Island, attending the local
schools and graduating from the
high school in the class of 1911
She took the art course at Illinois
Woman's college, Jacksonville,'. 111.,
graduating In 1915.
The marriage of Miss Lydia
Mattas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Mattas ot 2208 West First
street, Davenport, to Harry Squires,
son of Mrs. Walter Blakeslee of
Lodl, Cal., was celebrated Thurs
doy afternoon at 4 o'clock at the
bride's home, Rev. L. M. Coffman
.of the First Presbyterian church
officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Ma'tas
attended the bridal couple. The
bride wore a gown of white
charmeuse and georgette crepe with
pearl trimmings and her veil wsr
fashioned in cap effect and caught
with pearls. She carried a bouquet
of bride's rosea and sweetpeas.
i ue mum m aunur wmm in piu
georgette and messallne. Covers i
were laid for 18 at the wedding!
supper. The yoong couple will re
main at the home of the bride for'
the present and later go to house
keeping. The bridegroom is em
ployed at the Rock Island arsenal.
Mr. and Mrs. George E. DeGraw
of 951 Bast State street, Bettendorf ,
announce the engagement .and ap
proaching marriage of their daugh
ter, Bloise Roberta, to Fred J.
Woods, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
8. Woods of Grinnell, Iowa. The
wedding will be an event of the
early fall. The bride has made her
home in Bettendorf for the past 10
years, coming here from Chicago
with her parents. Mr. Woods. has
been making bis home in Daven
Miss Muriel Winter of this city.
daughter of William Winter of
Florida, was wedded to Richard
BJorndahl, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.
BJorndahl tof Moline, Thursday eve
ning at 7 o'clock at a ceremony
performed by Rev. W. G. Oglevee,
pastor of the South Park Presoy
terian church at the home ot the
bride's sister, Mrs. W. F. Koehler,
2923 Nineteenth avenue.
The bride was gowned in a dainty
frock of white organdie and carried
a shower bouquet of roees and
sweet peas. Miss Charlotte BJorn
dahl, sister of the bridegroom,
served as bridesmaid and Mrs.
Koehler as matron of honor. The
groom was attended by his brother,
Levi BJorndahl, and W. F. Koehler.
The day was, also the fourth wed
ding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs.
After the ceremony there was a
wedding supper served the com
pany of 27 relatives and friends of
the couple. The table decoration
was formed ot roses, and the place
csrds were daintv affairs sent bv
i friends in Korea for the occasion.
After a abort wedding trip Mr. and
Mrs. BJorndahl will be at home to
their friends la a new home recent
ly finished In Moline. The bride-
m has been manager of tne
Moline Cast-Stone company. Out-of-town
guests at the affair were
Mr. Winter of Florida, Miss Laura
Bateman and Frank and Jesse Win
ter of Reynolds, and Mr. and Mrs.
G. J. Krentel of Bloomlngton.
Miss Rath Dihlmeier, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dihlmeier
of Coe township, and John Board
man, also of Coe township, were
married Wednesday afternoon by
the Rev. J. S. White at the parson
age of the Methodist church in Port
Byron. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Board
man and Miss Amy Genung were
attandants. Mr. Boardman is em
ployed by the Phelps Power com
pany and the new home will be at
1524 Twelfth street, this city, after
Miss Titus to Wed.
Announcement of the engage
ment and approaching marriage of
Miss Hazel Titus of 1127 Second
avenue to Wilbnrt Ritze of . this city,
at a party given Thursday evening
by Miss Titus as a post-nuptial
courtesy for Mrs. B. Rundquist, nee
Miss Hazel Buckingham of Daven
port, who was married last month.
Another interesting feature of the
affair was the announcement of the
engagement of Miss Florence Caro
line Lind to William Kendall, both
t Davenport. No date has been
net tor either of the weddings.
- During tne evening noars pn
were played by the company " of
young women-, and a aeiioooa
luncheon was served. The decora
tions were carried oat in pink and
white, carnations being the flow
era need. Mrs. Rundquist was pre
sented with a pretty silver ban boa
dish as a guest favor. ,
. Alede Merchant te Wed.
A nnnnnoman t has been made Of
the approaching marriage of Har
old C. Neswt, aeaier in eieuncw
supplies at Aledo, to Miss Louise
iratKhnm nf Milwaukee. Wis. The
wedding is to take place June 30
. - - - a ' n 1ST
at tne nome oi nr. ana airs. n. .
Thompson, 1120 North Eighth
street, Springfield. Miss Ketehum
is Mrs. Thompson's sister and for
merly lived in Springfield, where
she was prominent in Y. W. C. A.
Miss .Cora Marie Lan, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lau of
1421 Main street, Davenport, and
Walter Roth, son of Mr. and Mrs.
William Roth ot 908 Fourth avenue,
will be married at a 10 o'clock
ceremony Saturday morning in
Trinity cathedral, Davenport. The
Very Rev. Marmaduke Hare will of
ficiate. Miss Gladys Moore Dowl
ing of Wisconsin will be maid of
honor and William Roth, brother
of the groom, will serve as best
man. There will be a wedding
breakfast at the hne of the bride s
parents. After a wedding trip the
couple will make their home at 921
Miss Lau comes from" a promi
nent Scott county family and has a
host of friends in the tri-cities.
Mr. Roth served in the army for
Uua. two veers, servinx ' in
France for several months. He
was with the zbtn infantry unui
transferred to the intelligence de
partment while in Paris. He is
now connected 'with the Rock Is
land Wood works company.
Play Greatly Enjoyed.
A most enjoyable two hours was
spent by the large audience in at
tendance at the first .presentation
of "An Old Fashioned Mother,"
given by the Christian Endeavor
society of the Central Presbyterian
church. The actors all took their
parts exceptionally well. Orches
tra selections .were enjoyed be
tween the acts and the candy booth
nroved an attraction. . The play is
to be repeated this evening at 8:15
at the church.
Entertains for Guest.
Mrs. G. W. Townsend of 4423
Eleventh street entertained yester
day noon at a luncheon at the Y.
W. C. A, honoring her house guest,
Mrs. Charles Gronewold of Monti
cello, Iowa. The guests were the
members of the Moline clnb. Covers-were
laid for eight, and follow
ing the meal the guests enjoyed a
theatre party at the Columbia in
Dr.. Evans Is Humorist.
Dr. Arthur W. Evans, the noted
lecturer who is to be the speaker
at the April meeting of the Rock
Island Woman's club Saturday aft
ernoon at the Masonic temple, came
with the highest recommendations
a humorist. His home was iu
Wales, but he recently became a
naturalized citizen of the United
States. For the past five years he
has talked in over a tnousana au-
thirds of these engagements were
return ones, . which shows how
greatly he is appreciated. It is said
that be is able to maxe anyone woo
dnmi not believe In lectures foreet
all about his prejudices and he is a
real antidote ior tne niues. nis
subject for tomorrow is not an
nounced, but it will be on some
nn-to-date subject Harry Rams-
dell of Moline will sing in the
place' of Miss Bernice Mason, who
was announced to have a part on
the nrneram. Members of the club
are all asked to attend this meet
ing, for the two tickets prepared
for the election to be held in May
will be read.
Community Club Card Party.
The ladies' auxiliary of the Com
munity club sponsored a card par
ty of six tables in the club rooms
Thursday evening. The game af
500 was played, prizes for high
score being won by Mrs. J. Fur
long and H. Wendell. Mrs. R. Ber
ry and H. Murray won the second
prizes, and consolation favors were
awarded to Mrs. M. Tank and F.
Rumbon. The committee in charge
of the affair was composed of Mrs.
Homer Pfenninger and Mrs. Charles
Speckhart. The date of the next
card party was not definitely de
cided upon, but will be announced
Clear Sn at Musjcale.
The sum of $25 was cleared at
tbe mnsicale given at the borne of
the Misses Catherine and Thekla
Heimbeck, 1720 Twenty-fifth street
Thursday afternoon, by the Rock
Island Musical club for the bene
fit of the piano fund. The house
was prettily decorated in vases of
American Beauties, sweet peas and
jonquils. Mrs. A. D. Huesing. Miss
Lilly Cervin, Mrs. J. R. Tuckis and
Mrs. L. R- Freeman served at the
frappe table. The program was
delightfully carried out as an
nounced. . '
Surprise Mr. Wright on Birthday.
.Thursday evening a company ci
20 friends carried out a surprise
party on Howard Wright, 417
Fourth avenue, tbe occasion being
his birthday anniversary. Cards
were played during the hours, Miss
Dora Marx and Bob Thomas taking
tbe head prizes and Miss Lucy Naah
and Len Howard the consolation
prizes. Refreshments were served
in the dining room where the cen
terpiece was a pretty basket of car
nations. Mr. Wright was present
ed with an Eagle ring by the com
pany. Irving P. TV A.
The program Thursday afternoon
at the meeting of the parent-teacher
association of the Irving school
was carried out as announced with
the addition of two splendid piano
selections by Clyde Downing, a
former pupil of the school. , Mrs.
F. H. Boman read th . .
parent-teacher convention xaS,
30, and Miss Lenora Wlthern2
gave the report ot the J!!
meeting held April 10. n2?
ments were served. Th tta
the next meeting will be am!
ed later. ""HUD.
Te Have Movie.
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of Longfellow school it totf!
S Hivfiu fav.m a C BUUW lull J
at the school. A bakery WtHl
be held in connection with .k." t
Summer Prices New Or
Free Storage en All Work
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FASHION S LATEST
7s a figure that is extremely flat both back
snd front- This type of figure is necessary
to wear the latest gowns with good effect.
accomplishes this per
fectly. The concealed elastic handlet
flattens tbe entire front of the
figure, and controls and perma
nently . Iiccs any accumula
tion of flesL over the stomach
The Extension-Stays in the
hack flare at the top and con-
verge toward t e bottom per
mitting the shoulder-flesh to
drop down inside the corset and
giving an exceptionally flat ef
fect below the waist-line.
fiffe to if
No. 1002 Very fine durable coutil; low top,
insertions. Sizes 24 to 36 $10.00.
THE ELM STREET DRY GOODS STORE
Is now in a position to furnish" you with your
needs and save you the trouble of going down
town. .We have a complete line now of ladies',
gent's and children's furnishings. Drop in and
look our stock over. Our prices are the lowest
because we have no overhead expense. Get our
price before you go elsewhere. If you don't give
us a trial you can't find out our price. Your
trade will be appreciated. The union label is
on our goods. We have what you need such as
Men's Union Made Overalls, Sport
Shirts, Working Shirts and Dress
Shirts, Collars and Ties, Ladies' Cam
isoles, Corsets, Aprons and Children's
;- All Ready to Wear Goods, and we also
carry a line of Bolt Goods. Come in and
Set our prices. ...v teiM ,.,.
Paul G . Meier, Prop .
1230 Thirtieth Street.
Kcxt Doer (o tie Elm Street Meat Xarkft
Special for Saturday, April 17, 1920
Peoples Combination Markets
I have purchased the place known as Borgen
stine's Place, and will at all times offer all kinds
of fresh and smoked meats at reasonable prices
that will help you cut the H. C. L. Plenty of
fresh home-made wieniers and bologna and
home dressed veal and pork.
Rib roast, rolled
These prices are good for
Rump roast, rolled
25c ' and
per lb ...........
Pork loins, whole
or half v
. link sausage . .
all three of my markets
Salt pork QQ
per lb OOC
picnic hams tt
Armour's bacon, half ffl
or half, lb Tt"v
Kobrs' jsvrl - ?Cr
' bacon '..
Cudahy Rej bacon, whole or
2 lb3 for Jt)C
Pure'pork lard KKn
2 lbs UeJC
Bee and pork lard Atn
2 lbs for
Lincoln brand (tfe
o'.eo, 2 lbs far ....... OUC
Swift's Clover Bloom Cream
ery butter fiQtf
per lb UJV
With anrder of meat Dundee milk, large size,
2 cans for 25c; small size, 4 cans for 25c
Ed Van Den Bussche, Prop.
217 SeTenteenUi street. Rock Island. Phone K. h il
629 JSinth street, Rock Island. Phone R. I. 4954
, 6th St. and 4th Atp. R. L 79
Are continually offering bargains at money sav
ing prices. Our prices keep us busy
Dairy veal breast for stuff-
per lb . 20c
chops, lb ....
Whole legs of
steaks, lb . . ,
Beet chuck roast
lb, 18 and
2 cans to
beef, lb .....
2 tall cans
milk for . .
Large can of
tomatoes . . .
2 cans pork
and beans .
catsup -. .
Big Five Coffee
per lb .........
Our iron clad guarantee covers everv sale. A
child can buy at our store as easily as a" grown up
Money-Saving Busy Store
1628 Second Ave., Rock Island.
PIERR & CO.
NEW YORK STORE
rfepAn M. 1208 MOLINE. E,tabli,hd 1885
k noteworthy Garment Event
Right at the Start of the Season,
Savings Impossible to Pass
Have Their Marching Orders.
Here is a truly wonderful gathering
of charming silk frocks, with a one
day economy feature enabling you to
solve your spring dress problems at a
Be certain to sec
these 1920 models.
By the yard these
silks sell for $3.50 to
These dresses are
marked at $19.50 to
$65 and $75.
Selling Saturday at
Tumbling in Price for Saturday
To appreciate how perfectly the ex
clusive new models, in this special
purchase cf manufacturers' sample
suits fit in with your personal taste, it
is advisable that you view these
groups at once!
$50 and $125 suits sell
First Floor, rear
A .growing girls' patent leather shimmy
pump. All leather sole and leather Cuban
heel, an excleit $JP. value. Special Satur
day r?v Mm&m'.-.
, Sectional panel curtains, shown in very fine
Nottingham and filet weaves. Sections are
V2 and 9'inchea wide. Very SDecial for Satur
day, the yard,
65c and 85c
Three colors of a
kitchen block blue,
gray and tan, ifir
15c value, roll . Iut
One varnished tile pa
per, can be used as all
over ceiling and wall
in bath rooms.. Today
it's worth 60c, tomor
row, --r-c--- ?ffr
One dark all over pat
t e r n, suitable for
cheap kitchen, stair
way or attic room,
with matched ud bor
der, one pattern
Wall Paper Specials
We have prepared for the next three
days' selling nine money-saving bargains.
Each of the papers shown are quoted at less
than their regular selling price and are well
worth your consideration. Bring sizes I of
your rooms so we can figure the cost for
you. Do not forget that we hang paper; at
the lowest price and guarantee all our work.
Plain oat meal paper, 30 inches wide, tan,
Drown, oiue, gray or green if.
with border only, roll
One pattern only fig
ured paper suitable
for small halls with
border to match, very
roll ...... ...
One splendid striped
pattern, with tiffany
for living or dining
room or hall, worth
25c, per Zr
roll , .. l0K"
Three bed room pa
pers, two stripes and
one all over floral,
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