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TIIK ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 191.
- Dear Mrs. Thompson: (1) I am a
jtirl IS year old and am good looking.
1 attend school and devote my whole
time to sMdy. I do not care to go w ith
young mn. but I liave chances every
day. Can you tell me a nice way to
refuse their offers to go places without
(2) I would like to enter a convent j
land. X. J- to make her home. The
ladies sewed and visited and a prize
was given to the ones that accom
plished the most. A delightful course
lunch was served and the guest of
honor was presented with a beautiful
linen table cloth as a memento of the
ETUDE CLUB PROGRAM.
The Etude club met with Mrs. F. A.
lletzel at her residence. 36 Oaktane.
Davenport. Thursday afternoon, and a
most delightful program was enjoyed
throughout. There were present three
visitors to whom the club Is much In
debted for some delightful numbers.
The violin playing of Miss Eliza
beth Chaney. showed decided talent as
does also that of Miss ratten, she
bringing out the tone'heard only from
ronld rnu olease give me a ' the great vtr.uoeos. ine piaing oi
(Catholic) when 1 am 20. Can you give recipe for checkerboard cake? Is It; Miss Lidman. instructor of piano at
necessary to have extra cake uns ior auklswh ..- ...m cujw. ...
JUNE TALIAFERRO. and appreciate;! uy me ciuu. ner
m If boys and girls dance cor-;"J'"b - -
with a true tense of modesty.
me any advice about the first steps I
M. E. D.
(1) Why not keep your boy friends.
Itiy dear little girl? Go out with them
occasionally. Have a good time. The
society of good men Is excellent for a
young man. She needs them In her
education. The fird made men and
women to be friends and co-workers
in the game of life. If you really do
not want :o accept an Invitation yot
might plead another engagement or
that you have not the time to jto. You
innn liise all vour men friends.
however, if you make a practice or womanhood.
refusing their invitations. 2) Checker-board cake
. (2) Ask your priest to direct you
about entering a co-jvent However,
you are rather young to decide that
yon wish to be a nun. Hetter wait
until you are 20 and gain a little
knowledge of the world's ways and of
the men and women in It before mak
ing a final decision.
A great many girls think they would
like to go Into a cemvent when they
are about your age. They have a ro
mantic notion that It Is a
from the hardships of the
and exquisite showing the entire self-
I lii!-nniMu rJ tha truo nrfitit
II the program:
there Is no harm In dancing. In
f,. i th inV It is r verv cood exer-
else that ought to be enjoyed by old ! Carnlva. Mlgucn ...........
and vouus. There Is harm in danc-i a) Serenade of Harlequin.
i.n . eirl is not particular Burlesque.
. it I, i...... .ho .lances and w hen she c) Nocturnette.
allows a man to take liberties with ;
her while danclr.g: also when a gin
wriggles and twists and acts Immod
estly so that a young man will lose
respect not only for her but for all
Miss Gertrude Blair.
Two Thoughts Ronald
a) My Thoughts Took Wing.
b The Birds Are Singing to tha
Mrs. Fred Loper.
Rlpoletto Paraphrase Verdi-Liszt
Misa Norma Wiese. .
YissPD'Arte from "La Tosca". Puccini
Miss Ruth Benkert.
white fiigar, two-thirda cup Duuer
and lard mixed, one cup milk, two
cuds flour, whites of three eggs beaten
two teaspoonfuls baking powder, one a) Concerto Op. 25, Allegretto. .Viottl
teaspoonful vanilla. Divide the cake; b) Romanze Aus"derOha
batter into parts. Color one part J Miss Elizabeth Chaney.
pink (you can use beet Juice for this, i jew ell song from "Faust" Gounod
or a fruit coloring). ; Miss Benkert.
Take three layer cake tins. Fill j scherzo, C Minor Chopin
two of them with a center of white. Miss Lidman.
then a ring of pink, then a ring ofla) Andante Martin Kreisler
retreat ' w hite. In the third pan begin with a j,, iiebeKleid Kreisler
world. ! center of pink, then a ring or wnite. ; yalse a b Chopin
CLUB IS FORMED
Oscar Liitt Chosen First Presi
dent of New Organization
Launched in Citj .
Employes of the banks of Rock Is
land formed a club at a meeting held
yesterday afternoon at the People's
National. It was named the Rock Is
land Bankers' Social club. The1 first
President Oscar Liitt.
Vice President Ben Mitchell.
Secretary s. R. Joneson.
Treasurer Harry Thompson.
Reporter Carl Mangelsdorf.
H. E. Onlweiler, Donald Vance. Wil
liam Heideamnn and Frank Johnson
were appointed a committee to draft
rules and by-laws, to be submitted for
consideration at the next meeting of
the club, to be held Feb. 27.
But a nun has to live a very useful : then a ring of pink. Shake the pans. Encore of Miss Lidman.
life. She mnst work hard and do ; a Uttle so the rings will not separate, LarBhetto Kreisler
good, and the more knowledge she ' then bake. Encore of Miss Patten,
lias of her brothers and sisters In When putting the layers together
the world the more good she can do. '. put the one with the pinK center oe-. COMING OF M ISC HA ELMAN.
So wait a few years, my dear, anuttween the other two. i tit cane in
learn enough to be really useful if
: nut and vour cake will" look like a
! cnecKer-Doaru. ; ... n; rriHi on-1
Is You could use chocolate for color-. r "" """"7 ''L,Uu ,XZ
if L, instead of nink. I Prospects are that the theatre w i 1 be
Use a white icing for filling
you finally decide to be a nun.
rr : . . 1. T ; ij li 17man
wedce-ehaped pieces from the center, .ii,.M nf the Rock
L; Inland Musical club at the Illinois next
r Dear Mrs. Tliompjon: (1)
there any real harm in dancing?
so, wherein does the harm lie?
RECITAL BY MISS ELVYN.
Miss Myrtle Elvyn gave a pianoforte
recital at Unity hall, Davenport, at
3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mrs.
Alice Duton-Atwill brought her and
owing to the hours many high school
pupils were enabled to attend. As a
rule they are cut off from all mati
nees and thus it was a great treat
for them to have this opportunity to
again to hear her when the opportun
ity is given.
filled to lis capacity. No one. How
ever, need fear that he will not get
a seat for only enough tickets to fill
the theatre will be sold, and while the
seat sale has teen very good there
are still a number of good seats left.
The reservation of seat3 will begin at
the Illinois Monday morning at 9
o'clock and no reservations have or
will be made until that time so all
may have equal chance for a good
seat. Miecha Elman will arrive In the
city at 1 o'clock Friday afternoon
and he has engaged rooms at the New
j Harper. Musical people of the three
cities are much interested in the cora-
J. U. G. CLU3 MEETS.
n-i 1 . I IT
1 II f IT1 fill ut rn Ul .HO . V. . v.Bvu
werA entertained Thursday afternoon ence will be made up largely of mu
business matters were transacted. A
social time was enjoyed and refresh
ments were served.
TO MEET MISS BROTH ERSTON.
The members of the Kate Hill Mis
sion society of the United Presbyter
ian church entertained Thursday even
ing with Miss Bessie Bryan, 1525
Tenth avenue, as the hostess, to hon
or and become better acquainted with
Miss Lena Brotherston of Sangla Hill,
India, a co-worker with Miss Kate Hill
after whom the society is named. Miss
Brotherston told in an interesting
way of the work that is being accom
plished in the mission where she is
stationed. A program of games was
enjoyed later and light refreshments
were served. Miss Brotherston gave
to each of .the young women an en
broidered doily which she brought
from India for the girls.
BAPTIST. LADIES ELECT.
The annual business meeting of the
Ladies' Aid society of the First Bap
tist church was held yesterday after
noon at 3 o'clock following an all day
meeting at the church for work. The
officers who have served during the
past year were rechosen as follows:
President Mrs. A.. J. Bullock.
Vice President Mrs. Mary Bailey. I
Second Vice President Mrs. Belle
Secretary Mrs. H. W. Reed.
Treasurer Mrs. W. J. Kahlke.
There wes a large attendance of
members and they accomplished much
work during the day and at noon they
were served with a picnic lunch.
RUMMAGE SALE NEXT MONTH.
Tha Associated Charities are making
arrangements to hold a rummage sale
soma t-me In February and are mak
ing plans with that end in view. The
sale will be held at 1C24 Fourth avenue
and the collection of articles will be
begun at once. People having rum-1
mage which they wish to give to the
sale should notify the officers of the
association or call the Association
house and wagons will be sent to con
vey it to the place of sale.
LADIES OF EAGLES PARTY.
The ladies of the Eagles held a
well attended card party yesterday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. F.
Lorraln, Fourteenth avenue and Thir
ty-ninth street. Cinch was played at
four tables and the prizes were award
ed to Mrs. H. Johnson first, Mrs. Wil
liam Krueger second and Mrs. A.
Kiene third. The ladies will hold
another party in two weeks at the
home of Mrs. John Furlong whea
cinch and 500 will be played.
HOSTESS TO 600 CLUB.
Mrs. Charles W. Hedberg at her
home, 914 Fourteenth-and-a-half street, j
was the hostess yesterday afternoon
to the members of her 500 club. In
the games the prizes were awarded to
Mrs. E. E. Lamp first, Mrs. Frars
Larson second and Mrs. Hedberg took j
the consolation prize. A lunch was
served at the conclusion of the games.
Mrs. Robert K. Downs, 1413 Four
teenth-and-a-half street, will be th
BROADWAY MISSION SOCIETY.
The January meeting of the Wo
man's Missionary society of Broadway
Presbyterian church was held yester
day afternoon at the home of Mrs. B.
E. Robb. 1007 Seventeenth street. Mrs.
W. S. Marquis was in charge of the
I ,K IIWomGtrijnMvil
V "if I f I
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Mr. Henry C. Stuart.
BY SELENE ARMSTRONG HARMON
Interests? Hobbies?' repeated
program and the devotional services Mrs. Henry C. Stuart, wife of Govern-
were conducted by Mrs. E. E. Taylor. or-elect Stuart of Mrglnia, pausing as
Mrs. H. D. Blakemore reviewed the i" for breath she began to enumerate
last chapter In the text book on Mor- them. Sitting before the flaming logs
monism. Mrs. Fred Titterington snoke of an ren fireplace In the library of
on the foreign and Mrs. Litten on the her Washington home, the firelight
home topic Mrs. Joseph McCrory Ping enecuve irxcKs.wnn ner mass-
pie and young voices. He never failed
to bless and inspire them, great, gen
erous soul that he was. Puccini i
composer whom I also came to num
ber among my frienGs there In Parn
Then there was Maeterlinck and hit
wife, Georgette Le Blanc. Both are u
fascinating as they are pictured hjr tha
enthusiastic journalists of two contl-
pleased with a piano solo. A delight
ful social hour was enjoyed and the
hostess served a nice lunch, victrola
selections being given, during the
es of dark hair and accentuating her : nenta. Maeterlinck is simple in mas-
RECITAL A SUCCESS.
The piano recital given by
youthfulness, she looked to be the
sister rather than the mother of a
certain sixteen-year-old girl. Then,
reading them off on the fingers of a
slender hand, she began:
'Husband, daughter, home, music
and automobiling. Isn't that enough
to make life full for one woman?
club ing of the great violinist and the audi-
by Mrs. William Loptlen of Moline and
Miss Edna Kane of thin city a-, the
home of Mrs. Loptlen. In the games
Mrs. J. H. . Freeland of East Moline,
hear an excIem a performance. Miss I Mrs. John Miles, Mrs. Warren Stein
lvyn is a tall, elcnder blond and rhe and Mrs. Cart Williams were the for
wore a costume or cerise cuarmeuse
with an overdress of black net. Her
piano was a Kimball concert grand.
The program w-as as follows:
1 (a) Caprice from "Alcc-ste"
V (b) Minuet G major Beethoven
tunate ones. The first two received cut
glass tumblers, the others hand-painted
china pieces. There was a delicious
luncheon Ferved and the next meeting
was announced for Feb. 26 with Mrs.
The It. O. B. club, practically the
c) Rhapsodie E flat major. Brahms same as the J. U. G.. will meet Feb.
2 Cam aval Op. 9.... Schumann
-'. Preamble. Pierrot, Arleijuin, Valse
". Noble, EusebiuM. Florestan, Co-
queue, Replirjue, Papillons. Lettres
dansantes, Chiarina, Chopin, Estrel
la. Reconnaissance. Pantalon e.
Colombine. Valse. Allemande, Pag
anln!. Aveu. Promenade. Pause.
13 with Mrs. Edward Lucas of Moline,
News has just reached local friends
of Carl Saville. son of Mr. and Mrs.
G. W. Saville, 3432 Sixth avenue, of
his marriage to Miss Pearl Elliott of
International Falls, Minn., the young
March des "Davidbbundler" Com re lady's parents being the only ones
les I'liili.stins. j apprised of the event before its oc
tal Lotus Land Cyril Scott ; turrence. The marriage took place
.(b)Scherso from "A Midsumer
Night's Dream" Mendelssohn
(c E'ude E major. . Paganini-Liszt
(d) RlKoletto Paraphrase
4 Arabesques on Strauss Walser "On
'Beautiful Blue Danube"
Many had not heard the Caprice
from "Alceste" from Gluck Saint Saens
arranged for piano and Saint Saens
has done'thl o beautifully. Mins
U. P. LADIES MEET.
A meeting of the Ladles' Aid soci
ety or the United Presbyterian church
was held yesterday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. E. C. McLain, 1441 Elev-
enth-and a-half street. Moline, 35 mem
bers attending and enjoying the af
ternoon. Miss Lena Brotherston,
MISS RASMUSSEN IN MOVIES home on a Mrlouth from Sangla Hill.
Maurin Rasmussen. former Rock incl, conducted a miiz. answering
slaud girl who gained country-wide i ,,..ii. r.i,inl, . ., lifo
Schultz Evlerifame several years ago when she was ; ,n ,Ildja and the work that u DeIng
just across the lake, probably at Fort
Francis, in Ontario, Canada, at the
HOUSE COMMITTEE OFFICERS.
Seventeen members oT- the bouse
committee of Bethany home met yes
terday afternoon in annual business
session at the home of Mrs. W. C.
Bennett in Moline, and the following
were selected for the various offices:
Chairman Mrs. W. J. Sweeney.
Vice Chairman Mrs. A. C. Colt, Mo
line. Secretary Mrs. J. W. Crandall.
Treasurer Mrs. Nelile Lynd, Mo
line. Business pertaining to the homo, the
purchase of articles for the home and
other matters were given attention. A
social hour was enjoyed and a two
course lunch was served,
i GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY
pupils of Miss Minnie Graham las: Speaking of interests in the sense in
evening at the Central Presbyterian which you mean them-the things
church was well rendered. Each apart from my immediate family ties
number -was received with great ap- in which I am most interested I can
plause. About 250 relatives and say that these are music and the driv-
friends of the pupils were In attend- mg of my big machine.
I , T T 1 1 . .7 1. . .1
ance. I J. x iuu& my uituuicr auu
her governess, who fortunately was a
WILL HEAR SESSIONS. frencn woman, ana went to fans 10
The civic department of the Rocfc l1"? music. I cultivated my voice.
Inland Woman's club club have been wn,cu " "'su '"". iuu'
Invited to be the guests of the philan- yea- nile in Paris I sang muca
thropy department of Ihe Davenport ln con1certt.an5 regu arly in the Rus-
other famous man whom I came to
know well and to revere was Massen
et, the composer. Massenet was al
ways deeply interested in young peo-
ner, approachable, a delightful con
versationalist. It is charming to kw
how utterly dependent he is upon bii
wife'. She is the most beautiful and
the most artistic woman I met la til
Mrs. Stuart's work in Paris was
interrupted by a desperate illness,
from the effects of which she bas onlr
recently recovered. She was takes
ill in Paris in 1910, and her husband
immediately retired from the rca
which he had entered for governor of
Virginia and hurried to France, re
maining at his wife's bedside until
she was strong enough to return to
America. It is a source of infinite
pleasure and gratification to Mr. Stu
art that her husband was recently
Miss Mary Fulton Stuart Is the 15-year-old
daughter of Governor and
Mrs. Stuart. . She is a highly gifted
musician, is still in school and will not
be presented to society for at leut
two years. .
nelected by the artist. Harrison Fish- j
er. as the finest model of the Ameri
can girl of what he chose to call thei
among the hubs ion sta
ladles were eager for
knowledge first hand of the work that
Elvyn was applauded after each piece world and is taking part in pictures!
nd enthusiastically encored afteri being made up in California. She hi
MRS. M'FARLAND SPEAKER.
The young people's branch of the
Woman's Christian Temperance union !
ban "ensaK'-d Mrs. Elizabeth McFar-1
lanu. a s-ra'e organizer of the W. C,
and nice lunch was served by com
mittee number three. Mrs. D. G.
White, 1116 First avenue, will enter
tain at the next meeting of the society.
-in now of the "movie" j , bcln? done tLere 8nd neatly en-
1 joyed the talk by Miss Brotherston. A
.mK., ,..,,.H W ! .. I. , J . i -' l'"""" r"l' " i"0n
Ing. but was finally kind enough to jtrl cities who will be Interested In this
KlvV a piano number. Schumann's Car-, tit of news and will hope to see her
naval tip. v was wonderfully well beautiful face reproduced on a film.
given and the punctuation between
ach muricat rketrh a exquisitely
done. Rlgolette Paraphrase was a fine
example of almost perf.-ct techn'c and
the octave runs made one think of the
rapid falling of crystal drops. The
first encore was Mendelssohn's Spin-jT. V.. for Thnrrd-iy evening Feb. 5, ,a"'" " , ' r 1
nlng Song and the lft delicacy of the hen he will speak at the First nap-:ere n,ade 'or
rsnrliflr.n asfnnl.lioil lhi -inillonrs Thalil.i ii .be given HeXt
..at encores were performed wl.'h -! alV YrT.l Vh?b h, V. Cln .J".1 ! - Elizabeth Chaney. 16o7 Twenty- n accident in a workshop and the in-
qot-lte thought, but the last a un-iand the general public will be wcl
doubtedly the ro-t wonderful of all. j come at this service-.
It was a paraphrase for the Ifft hand j Mr. McFarland will speak : Aiken
aloae. "Celeste Alda." and was such a - street chanel tomorrow t a vir.-
GAMMA ALPHA PI SORORITY.
The Gamma Alpha Pi sorority was
; entertained list evening by Miss Adah
Mart. n at hi r hoiu? in Milan. Plans
a valentine party to
be given next week at the home of
BY MARY AQUIN.
Corelation of incidents, stored auto
matically by the mind, have a canny
way of magnetizing or seeking out as
sociate ideas and quite independent of
the common carrier evolving a mater
ial that, whether of use or not, be
comes a part of the reel of thought
that makes up the only tangible por
tion of the body decadent Just why
a piece of colored cloth, say, sewed
into a quilt block should be the means
of unfolding a film of memory embrac
ing a picture in exact duplication, even
to mannerisms of its flotilla, is a secret
part of the mechanism of mind that
must be left to the scientist of the
future to determine. Similarily a
street experience that at first glimpse
seemed to bear no resemblance to the
subject matter later, on analysis, dis
closed close proximity when self was
catechized to give an account
Tucked as securely from. notice as
the sparrow on the ledge above we
watched from our cubbyhole a crippled
begger "plying his trade." Don't mis
take us and think we use the expres
sion ironically. It is very evident so
far as other means of livelihood are
concerned that the beggar must beg.
Our fatherly government as yet has
made no provision for the armless and
legless, and were it not for the open
door of the saloon where five cents is
big coin to the hungry, and best of all.
no questions asked, their course would
be more hurriedly scampered down the
sewer of life.
This beggar was an object of pity.
Another mildewed and misleading
phrase, for objects of pity rarely in
spire pity at least so we and the
sparrow up above agreed. He was a
youngish chap, both arms hanging
limp, with fingers twisted, and shoul
der socket glued fast The result of
Mrs. Furs, as she swung lightly Woman's club at a meeting to be held
thmnrh th Honr nf the tore. Monday afternoon, Feb. 2 at 2:30
The beggar was given no time for
abject thanks and after looking dazed
ly about he left the corner and with
head a trifle more erect dove straight
for the saloon? No, you're wrong!
There's a little eat shop back a ways
off the alley in Market Square and here
we can prove he exchanged a chunk of
the half dollar for "eate."
o'clock at the library club rooms in
Davenport. F. J. Sessions will speak
on the subject "Social Service Sug
gestions" and a general discussion
ORGANIZE T- N. Q, CLUB.
Eight girls met Friday evening with
Miss Tillie Klingebiel at her home. 348
In taking the car, our thoughts were First street, Moline, and organized a
strangely not of the beggar and the sewing club to be known as the T. N.
beggarly woman, but hit ., the ciu0. They will meet weekly and
trail of Haeckel, and of the take their fancy work and spend the
Ethical society In Davenport which time in sociability. The members of
sent a nice memento to the grand old tha ciUD ore: Misses Bess Porter.
man of science for the occasion of his Amanda Anderson, Laura Madson,
80th birthday, wfclch is Feb. 16. When Minnl Anderson. Gertrude Lindgren.
the announcement reached Professor Mary Kinne, May Oberlander, and
Haeckel that his friends everywhere Tl," Klineebiel. The club will meet
were suoscriDing 10 a iuna ne request- agaln next Tuesday evening with Miss
ed that It be given not to him but to An(,prHnn. 1212 Eiehteenth-and-
rio, Canada, where the bridegroom ii
the guest of the Duke and Duchest of
Connaught. Lady McDonnell at the
time of her marriage 'was playing with
the Doris Keane Romance company at
the Princess theatre here. At that
time there were rumors of the mar
riage, but they were denied. The com
pany now is playing in Pittsburgh.
Hon. Mr. McDonnell is a nephew of
Lord Grey, late governor general of
Canada. He owns a ranch in British
Columbia, and will leave Ottawa in 1
few days for Chicago, where he will re
join his bride and take her to the
ranch. , .
a league in furtherance of "the prac
tical application of this world-conception
toward a higher moral conduct of
life." Pioneers like Haeckel, outgrown
of all the tawdry garments we And so
necessary to keep the warmth of relig-
u half street, Moline.
MRS. WALKER HOSTESS AT TEA.
A company of 60 ladies, including a
number from Moline and Davenport
ion within us; these pioneers stand enjoyed the delightful hospitality of
eighth street. The young women
nent a delichifnl evenlnt- nf Koc-in-
billty and the hostess served lunch.
rlver exhibition of left hand technic!
as to illicit wild applause but though
Ml5S Elvyn was called out repeatedly
fe aid not give another piann nnm-
ter and the audience regretfully filed
not. One thing is ceitaln all who
beard this masterful planlrt will go
Mrs. T. A. Patton.
Hibernian Hall, 419 3rdy S reet
Maxixe and Argentine Tar.xo class
., every Wednedy at 7; 30 p. ni.
Hesitation Walts and One Step Tango
- rlass every Saturday at 7:20 p. m.
fcoetal Danrlr.g every Weunenday and
Sa'urday at :30 p. m.
reference. Private logons by
Phone Daverpsrt 1716 L.
MRS. DRIFFILL HOSTESS.
Mrs. lien irffi;il at btr home on
Tei.ty-kecond street and Ninth ave
nue, entertained ycMerd'iy a selert
company of friends to honor Miss
Anna Ludlow of Sioux City, Iowa, n ho
bas been the honoree at a series of
parties. The Louse was attractive and
fragrar.t Itb pink and white carna
tions and pink roses and the guests
spent a very delightful afternoon'ln In
formal eocIablMty and games of bridge i
At 6 o'clock a course dinner was serv
ed la the dining room where the table
was adorned with roues and carna
tions. The affair was a very delight
ful end informal one.
PARTY TO HONOR GUEST.
Mrs. S. . Ha ley of C501 Twelfth ,
atrcet. entertained 18 of her neighbors 1
at a tl.frr.hte party yter!ay in honor
of her ti:t u n r r.In la u- Mr tnt-.n n
j ilailcv, who is to leave eoon for lre-i
LAURA MARQUIS CIRCLE.
Laura Marquis Westminster circle
of South Park Presbyterian church
j held a business and social meeting last
! evening with Miss Pearl Ioucks, 1533
i Thirty-eighth itreef. as the hostess.
t Plans were made for a
held at the church Feb.
bazar to be
!6 and other
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Rat and Roach Pasfo
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Bci hr rcUiicro verwfcara.
sufficient knowledge and lack of care
of a "company" physician.
The day was bleak and its iciness
driven in by the swirling wind of Rock
Island's flat iron corner. The boy shiv
ered, w ith recurrent shake like that of
a half frosen dog and his jaws rattled.
Approaching a group of ladles he asked
politely if they would buy a pencil and
help him. Two of the women did not
deign to reply and one craned her
neck expectantly for the car that would
relieve her from stress of the situation.
Only a sample of the treatment ac
corded the beggar for of all of the
"tender-hearted" women that filed in
and out of the doorway, not one re
plied by look much "less word to the
But we had learned in earlier years
to patiently wait at the point where
the game was started for the return of
the rabbit and finally there hove In
tight a lantern-Jawed woman who.
more quickly than you could say "Jack
Robinson." opened her purse and
dropped a CO cent piece Into the pocket
jof our friend. "Hard enough to get
J along In this world with two arms flop
Jpins," bhe remarked trenchantly to
abreast of the heightbs and urge us to
do right for right's sake, because it
squares with the atomic level of crea
tion. No hope of reward, no saving of
one's soul, no smirking half-obeisance
to "my Creator," has been the thought.
Simply a huge apparition, beaconing
onward, inspired as The Other Wise
Man in a search for and a finding of
After the supper hour, we picked up
a magazine and what the eye fell upon
"To be sure, we are going to have
heaven on earth, and it is a simpler
project than some might imagine. I
enjoyed a respite in heaven the other
evening literally for the pittance of a
25 cent admittance price. It was like
this: A small girl scantily clad came
along the street 'weeping until I
thought her heart would break. She
was apparently searching for some
thing and she could not see me for her
tears. Upon inquiry I learned that she
had lost the piece of coin that was to
purchase the supper for the family, and
that this caused a calamity of no
small scope in the household. To the
little one It seemed something irre
parably awful, for she entertained no
further hope of finding her lost treas
ure. Right here I then and there vio
lated the 9th commandment. I told
that grief-stricken child that I had
found her money and gave her the
amount she alleged to have lost. When
I saw the light or joy displace the ang
uish in her face and listened to her
effusive expression of gratitude, I ex
perienced that soul-feeling called j
heaven. Yea, you are right man can
and will master the art of being happy
on earth, and trust God to see to the
And from the beggar of the street
corner, thought of Haeckel and the
germ in the story, we feel we had
been to church in the big work-a-day
chapel, its sanctuary ever open.
Mrs. C. L. Walker at a tea, given yes
terday afternoon at 4 o'clock at her
honre. 616 Twentieth street. The
house had been simply trimmed in the
early spring flowers, yellow predom
inating in the color scheme. Mrs.
Walker received alone and she was
assisted by a number of other ladies.
The afternoon was passed in a very
informal, but delightful manner. In
the dining room where was served the
collation the table centerpiece was
a basket of flowers and foliage.
HOST TO G. A. C. CLUB.
Allen Pratt at his home, 1600 Eighth
street, last evening was host to the
G. A. C. 500 club, the guests playing
two tables. Late in the evening Mrs.
Pratt 6erved a delicious supper. The
club host next time will be Clifford
Owens. 1523 Sixth street
CENTRAL MISSION SOCIETY. j
A meeting of the Missionary socte'y j
or Central Presbyterian church was
held yesterday afternoon with Miss
Mice Deal, 738 Fifteenth street, as
the hostess. Mission topics were stud
ied and a social hour was enjoyed.
The ladies' auxiliary to the Rock
Island County Humane society will
meet Monday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. L. Kramer, 1008 Sixteenth avenue.
OUT HARD TIMES
Taxpayers Respond Quickfy-r;
More Than Double Amount '
Collected in 1913. .
The hard times calamity howler h
received a knockout blow according to
the latest figures received from John
Huntoon. tax collector for Rock IsJ
township. For the period ending J1
30. more than double the amount h"
been colle-ted, than for the eme
period in 1913. From Jan. 26 to J
30, $7,742.53 has been taken in ajiin3
$3,353.09 for the same period laet year
Following are the figures:
Pncnn.l Post ESt.
A V- A kTVMUi
Total Jan. 30. 1913
Receipts issued by Jan. 30,
ACTRESS WEDS NOBLEMAN.
Chicago, 111., Jan. 31. News of the
marriage of Hon. Angus McDonnell,
second son of the Earl of Antrim, and
Miss Kthelwyn Arthur Jones, daughter i
of Henry Arthur Jones, Knglish play
wright, in All Souls' church, at Evan
etcn, Dec. 13, was received Thursday
night iu Chicago. Strict secrecy re
garding the union was kept until
Thursday, when it was announced at
the government house In Ottawa, Onta-
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l.eceipis issueu uy
Large ' property owners should
their lists in early and have nBeB0a
dums made up to avoid delay
r. ly to pay tax later.
THURSDAY, FEB. 5
RESERVATION AT THEATH6
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