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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY", MAY 8, 19U.
ILES GANSERT TO REPRESENT R, I. S Wins Preliminary Extempore Speaking- Contest and Goes to Big Eight Event. I'.es Gansert of th senior class of the high school was chosen from a field of seven candidates to represent th local hih school at the Big Eight extempore speaking contest to be held Jn Davenport tonight. The topic which t. chose from the three selected by chance was "The Controversy With Colombia.- Herman Hill was tecond. nd he spoke on "The Daapers of the Fresent Philippine Situation." This Js the first of the annual Big Bight extempore speaking contests, and a' great deal of Interest is aroused. Each candidate draws three subjects on tip-tot he-date questions, and he chooses one of three to speak on. He Is given an hour to prepare his talk, which is. limited to seven minutes. 1S90, at Mollne and separated from him Nor. 21, 1900, gained a divorce yesterday in circuit court. Judge K. V. Olmsted granted the decree. Frank J. Landee was her lawyer. Colored Woman Divorced. Confinement of her husband la prison following conviction charged with felony was grounds cm which Mra. Charity Day. colored, otf Mollne. who married Thomas Day, Sept. 1, PENMANSHIP TUTOR HOME FROM MEET Miss Clara Redecker. supervisor of penmanship in the local public schools, returned home yesterday from St Lou'-s, where she has been attending the national convention of penmanship supervisor, which has been in session in that city. The meeting was atteuded by about 100 delegates, mostly from the middle west, although some Instructors were present from New York and the Da- vnto. Tl. moraine sessions were held In the grade schools, where the work of the pupils was examined and the methods seen in use were dis cussed at the evening sessions, the muscular movement system receiving the most attention. Miss Redecker has obtained a number of new Ideas on penmanship, and she expects to put them in use with the beginning of the next term In the fall. Eccles, "V. Va. Mine .No. 6 of the Xew River Collieries company was sealed after 158 bodies had been re moved. Fourteen of the men killed in the explosion the afternoon of April 23 remain in the workings. SOCIETY MAKING A RAPID GROWTH I! II Quality F A N C Y B A K E R Y G O O D S SODAS and SUNDAES are Delicious to the last drop Purity. We have the finest Fountain and Par lors in the middle west : and : our drinks are served to match. 1712 2nd Ave. u o M E A D E C A N D I E S National Geographic Organiza tion Also Undertaking Many Important Tasks. Washington, D. C. May 8 Every town and hamlet lu the United States with a population exceeding 100 in habitants contains one or more mem bers of the National Geographio so ciety, according to a report just made to the sock'ty at its headquarters here, bv Gilbert H. Grosvenor, direc tor and editor. Fifteen years ago the society was small and unknown; today it is the largest and most popular scientific organization In the world with a membership of 2S1.55G. Its history reads like a modern fairy tale, The society's work of Increasing geographic knowledge, by encouraging exploration and research work with such financial grants as its resources will permit, has taken it into many fields. It lias just embarked on an other expedition in the wilds of Peru A series of Investigations, extending over three years, of the glaciers of Alaska lias been completed. The so ciety Investigated the recent eruption of Mt. Katmai, Jn Alaska. It sent an expedition to Mount Pelee and La Soufrlere to study the eruptions of these volcanoes, and a trained geolo gist to Sicily to investigate the "Mes sina earthquake. It has assisted var ious Arctic expeditions. The correspondence of the society indicates the remarkable range of in terest of its members. Here is a let ter from a man wanting to know who publishes the best bathymetrical chart; here another inquiring as to the arcs of parallel south of the equator; a third asks for precise information upon the rate of movement of glaciers, A merchant wants to know what pre cautions will be necessary to maintain his health and what kind of clothing he should take along to the west coast of South Africa. A man wonders where gum arabic comes from; an other seeks to know why afforestation promotes rainfall; another, why twi light in the tropics is so short. The National Geographic society has transformed the ' study of geography from a pilgrimage over an oasisless desert of uninteresting fact into a Journey through the most fertile valley of fascinating Information about bow "the other hair of the world lives, and it has done this by means of au thentic articles and remarkable pho tographs. , Hi CAMBRIDGE Miss Esther Foster, who is teaching school near Ulan, visited from Friday until Sunday at the home of her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Magnuson. Wallace Stein of Osco was a Cam bridge caller Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Ammerman of Rock Island visited Sunday at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Ammerman. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Combs and daugh ters of Osco were Cambridge cellers Saturday. Wednesday evening, April 22, In Cambridge, took place the marriage of Miss Pearl Etta Terry to Carl A. Melin. To the strains of the Lohen grin wedding march, played by Jessie Poppy, they entered the living room unattended, and at an Improvised altar banked with ferns and cut flow ers, were met by Rev. D. S. Andre wartha, who officiated, using the ring ceremony. The bride was beautifully Visitors Are Always Welcssae at our bakery. We concede that bread eaters have a right to see how bread is baked a right to know what goes into it and under what conditions it is evolved frorn the raw materials to the finished product. Because we know the more they see the more they'll be convinced that Seeing Convinces Eating Prove per 10c and Sc at All Grocer' a gowned in brocaded cbarmeuse, veiled in shadow luce. She wore a veil i hood fashion, caught up with lilies of the valley, and carried a shower bou quet of bride's roses and sweet peas, After congratulations the guests num bering 35 sat down to a three-course dinner. The bride is a daughter of Mrs. S. I j. Terry. Before coming to Cambridge. she. lived in Arthur. Ill where she learned the millinery trade and was it) partnership in the millln ery shop In Cambridge of the firm of Terry & Mascall. coming here three years ago. She has won her way in the hearts of the people of Cambridge by her sweet and lovable nature. Mr. Melin was a former Moline boy, a son of Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Melin, now of Springfield, III. He has made his home in Cambridge for four years, and is a member of the law firm of Hand & Melin. He Is a graduate of the Uni versity of Illinois, and was captain of the track team while attending the In stitutlon. Although his home has been in Springfield until recent years he has gained many friends during his residence here, The house was beau tifully decorated in pink and white carnations, smllax, ferns and palms, also white wedding bells. The couple left the same evening for a short wed ding trip to Peoria. Springfield and Chicago, returning to Cambridge Sun day evening where they have gone to housekeeping In a home- fur nished by the groom on West Center street. The out-of-town guests were: August Melin, uncle of the groom; Emma Melin, Helma Melin, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Swanson, Myrtle Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Bock. Buelah Nelson, all of Mollne; D. G. Robinson, of Cuba; Juanetta Stamp of Urbana,. a cousin of the bride. Mrs. Margareta Nelson, who died April 22, was born at Hvena, Kaimar Lan. Sweden, Aug. 24. 1S41. She came to this country in 1SG2 at the age of 21 years. This was during the Civil war. She came alone, her family, of whom there was father, mother and seven brothers and sisters, remaining at home. The following year she married Peter Herman Nelson, and soon after they settled on the farm that has ever since been their home. Here her hus band died March, 17. 18S1, leaving his wife and an only son, John Oscar, to mourn. In 1875 she, with her husband. joined the Lutheran church at Cam bridge, and has remained a member ever since. The funeral was held from the home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and interment was made in the Rosedale cemetery. A quartet com posed of the Misses Violet Peterson, Judith Huline, Myrtle Pratt and Mar garet Chapman, sang the selections. . The High School Alumni association will hold their annual banquet in the high school gymnasium Friday even ing, June 5, The following committees have been appointed: Refreshments, Mrs. Imogene Eaton, Mrs. Tdith San- qulst, Mrs. Emma Peterson; program, Mrs. Rhoda Rogers, Mrs. Nell Eaton, August Alsen; reception, Harry S. White, Violet Peterson. Ruth Ander son, Helen M. .Turner. Roy Poppletcn; linen and silverware. Medie Johnson, Mayme Johnson, Ruby Cookes. Hazel Pratt; dishes. Victoria Smith. Mrs. Fay Yohn Nelson. Carl Hinman; dec orating dining room. Ruth Rosenstone, Mrs. Patience Wright, Carl Brodel; decorating reception hall, Jennie Scott, Ellen Ericson. Alice Gustafson; tables Lettie Hull, Jennie Fairlle. 4 x, T t K It r at 1 -i- ir A r Best Ttee 9 S Si t fa 7 4 -ty y Qualify V7 fS At- . f "6S s A s f v y . 'Kti s4 J" 9 t.SV X 4 It i 1 i y V OV ? 4 r4 M "! VK"4 4& f& ir v.Sr x- r iy tf- y k "f &&( t&i.fJS, $4 v. 7v Fahst The Beer of Quality Eveo'body recognizes the crystal-clear purity in every glass. The famous mellow flavor. The pleasing, hoppy tang is a never-failing, never-tiring delight to the taste. Always refreshing, healthful and invigorating, the combination of quality, purity, flavor. E. T. MURRIN, Phone Rock Island 150. 1800-1802 First Ave, Rock Island, Ml. 8 3 ' . is Yf Vi 1X14, tat-,t brewing U-3 L. miUL I II I I CARBON CLIFF jj Henry Kelly was a Moline business caller Saturday. Mrs. Frank Bay of Moline visited Wednesday at the home of Mr3. J. Holland and with other friends. Mesdames W. P. Gerhardt and Har- Franki,ry Fr'meyer were visitors at Moline a m . .is the bread all who value health and strength should eat. Seeing will convince them of our sincerity. Seeing will convince them of the absolute cleanliness of our shop ana our bread. Seeing will convince them of the quality of the flour and purity of the ingredients used. Seeing will convince them that KLEEN'flfllD Bread is the best bread for them to eat: that it contains the stuff that brain, bone and sinew are made of, and that the waxed paper wrapper pre serves its goodness and protects it against all unclean or un wholesome contact. 5 ' fcsrni H. KORN BAKING CO. Wa tw(.hV DOCK ISLAND. ILLINOIS FVV) J Stoughton, Rheuben Rosenstone; finance, Roy Poppleton, Barney Ball, Nellie Sedergren. Mrs. George Brown, who was oper ated upon for appendecitis at Daven port, returned to her home in Cam bridge Saturday. - William Metz and son Earl visited Sunday with relatives in Moline. Miss Mayme Talbot of Galva visited Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Talbot. There yere nine car loads of stock shipped from Cambridge last Tuesday by the following persons: A. E. An derson, two loads of cattle; Hillbloom Eros., one of hogs: John M. Anderson, one of cattle: S. S. Rishel, one of cat tle; S. C. Hutchinson, one of bogs; Charles Arnstedt, one of cattle; S. P. Ewandron. two of cattle: A. E. and J. M. Anderson, Rishel Arnstedt and Ere andson accompanied the shipments. Jake Friend or Nekoma was a busi ness caller in Cambridge Tuesday. Miss Ruth Lockey of Galva is visit ing at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. .William Lockey. Mrs. Kate Pratt and son Harry went to Davenport Tuesday, where the lat ter underwent a successful operation. I,. T. Souther, after spending a short time with Attorney Fred H. Hand, left Wednesday morning for his home in Springfield. Mrs. S. I Terry left Tuesday for a short vi6it with relatives and friends in Areola. Mrs. Emma Cook returned Tuesday from a short visit with her daughter, Mrn. Bertha Hayes, in Kewanee. A. J. Crawford returned Tuesday from Chicago. Miss Agnes Gran, after spending a few weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Gran, left Wednesday to re sume her work in Chicago. Miss Daisy Quirk spent Wednesday in Rock Island and Davenport. Attorney E. A. Melin was a trl-cltv business caller Wednesday. County Judge I.. E. Teleen wa a. business caller In Rock Island Wednesday. Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. John Wildermuth and daughters Eva and Bernice were Mo line visitors Saturday Mips Edith Erdman of Moline visit ed with home folks the latter part of the week. W. C. Orr moved into ihe Meeska house on Second street Thursday. Grant Becktal and Karl Young or Moline were visitors here the latter part of the week. ' I Tomesaka of La Salle visited Saturday and Sunday at the J. L. Swank home. Mrs. Leonard Frank and little daughter Dorothea Anna of Reynolds are visiting at the home of her father Louis Weita. Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Donahoo and daughter Mildred of East Moline spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Donahoo's brother William E. Orr. Miss Carrie Lambert and nephew Clarence Dempsey of Milan spent Fri day and Saturday with the former's sister Mrs. G. F. Holland. Miss Freda Hullotz of Geneseo vis ited a few days with her aunt Mrs. Frank Klinau. Mrs. Harry Frymeyer, Mrs. WilItam Gerhardt and daughter Margarel were Moiine visitors Saturday. Mis Hattie Mathews of Moline vis ited at the August Schleuter home Sunday. Lon Wilburt of Erie, III., was a business caller here Monday and a vis itor at the. home of his brother-in-law, William Orr. The Misses Jeanie and Margaret Larson and Ruth Fegelen of Mollne spent Sunday at the Harry Frymeye: home. Mrs. Avallna Johnson and Mrs Claus Hansen Jr., spent Friday at Mo line. George Darrington of Rockford ai a business caller here Monday. 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