WEDNESDAY THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS DECEMBER 24, 1919.
XldnJght Him at 8t Mary.
' Midnight mats will be celebrated
again this rear at St. Mary! Cath
ode church. St Mary's prides her
self aa having been one of the very
few Catholic parishes of the
Peoria diocese to whom the priv
ilege of holding midnight mass was
granted. The new tinted lights
about the crlt and altar, and pro
cession of acolytes will be special
features of tonight's service. The
following musical nrneram is an
"Silent Night 'Miss Kail. .
"Kyrie," Mass in D by Oaus
Miss Stauduhar and chorus.
"Qfct Tolls" Misses Ruhl and
"Et In Carnatua Eat" Mlsa
"Et In Bpirltum" H. C. SchnMl.
Offertory. "Adeete Pidelis"
Miss Walters and chorus.
"Benedictus" Miss Ruhl.
"Agnus Del" H. C. Schnell.
Miss OtiIHe Vogel Is the leader
of the choir and Ray Zimmer the
organist. Miss Winters will play
the violin at the services. The sec
ond mass on Christmas day will be
sung at 8 o'clock, the third mass at
First Dance Well Attended.
If all the holiday-dances are as
successful as tho one given last
evening at the Masonic temple, this
will be a gay season indeed. About
one hundred couples attended the
party and the music furnished by
Howlby's orchestra necessitated en
joyment on the part of all present.
I'rappe was served during the in
termission. The affair was spon
sored by A. J. Allen and Robert E.
Fiidora Rebekah Serial Meeting.
Eudora Kebekah lodge will hold
its regular business meeting at
7:30 Friday evening at Odd Fel
lows' ball, which all members are
requested to attend. After the
business session there will be a
social meeting. i
to Give innumas nance.
All friends are invited to attend
the dancing 'party to be given by
the Tri-City Woman's Trade
Union league at Eagles hall Thurs
day evening. Good music is prom
ised for the dancing.
Marry In Davenport.
Miss Hilda Oustafson, daughter
ni mr. ana mrs. r.. a. uubuusuu ui
New Windsor and Arthur Wesley
Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. D.
Cook of near Aledo, were married
at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at
the parsonage of St. Johns Meth
odist church, 'Davenport, by Dr.
Frank Cole. The couple was un
V attended. Mr. and Mrs. Cook left
immediately after the ceremony for
Aledo whore thoy will spend their
honeymoon. They ' are to make
their" home in Aledo.
'I'lirchasing Department Has Party.
Ten girls of the purchasing de
partment of the Moline Plow com
pany entertained at a Christmas
party yesterday noon. The affair
was a three-course banquet, and
the table was prettily decorated in
Christmas colors, dainty boxes of
candy at each place being the fa
' vors. The girls exchanged Christ
mas gifts, and after the dinner each
received a box of candy as a gift
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for low as well as high scores were
awarded in the games.
Alnsworlh-Ross Ensrasement An-
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Ross of
East Moline have announced the
engagement of their daughter Dor
othy to Rodnev Ainsworth, son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Ainsworth, 822
Seventeenth street, Moline. The
rlqia frtl" th. n-ml 1 i n o will Ha in.
' nounced later.
. Wedding; Will be Sew Year's Eve.
A Vmi- Vaa,'. ava w.ililitiv Af in
terest to alumnae of St. Kathar
ine's school in Davenport is that
of Miss Florence Elaine Wilton of
Peoria, 111., and Charles Fryer of
Oakland, Cal. Miss Wilton was
graduated from St. Katharine's in
the class of 1917. The ceremony
will be a 9 o'clock affair -in St.
Paul's Episcopal church in Peoria.
After the wedding Mr. Fryer and
his bride will go to Oakland, Cal
where the new home will be estab
, lished. Miss Margaret Von Maur
of Davenpprt will be in the wed
Another Christmas Dance,
Another dance for the Christmas
holidays has been announced.
White's orchestra will furnish mu
sic, for a party Allouez council,
Knights of Columbus. Is giving on
the evening of Dec. 29 at Elks' hall
Jan. 15 the Woman's Catholic Or
der of Foresters and the Knights
of Columbus will give a card party
and dance. This will be given at
the K. of C. hall.
Entertains TV. R. C. Officers.
Mrs. Lillian Bedford, retiring
president of the Woman's Relief
corps, entertained the officers of
the organization yesterday noon at
an elaborate dinner at Memorial
hall In the court house. .
Before dinner "was announced the
guests spent an enjoyable hour
singing. Each guest was then fit
ted with a paper cap. After march
ing around the hall in grand march
formation, led by the hostess and
Mrs. Fannie ' Slemon, ' president
elect, the company went to the din
ing room. Covers were laid fori
the 18 officers, and the tables were
beautifully decorated with flags and
the Christmas colors. The place
cards carried out the Christmas
idea and the favors were satin
slippers filled with nuts. The
chandeliers were covered with
flags and cut flowers and fancy
candles were used on the -board.
The colorbearers brought in the
standards and these were placed at
each corner of the table.
After the delicious meal, which
was served in four courses, toasts
were given by Mrs. Bedford, Mrs.
Essie Slemon, Mrs. Anna Cosner
and Mrs. Emma Sheesley. Mrs.
Bedford praised each of the, officers
for the work done during the last
year, and several of the guests re
sponded to her talk. The president
elect suggested that a vote of thanks
be extended to the retiring presi
dent for the work she did during
her term of office. The after-dinner
hours were spent with informal
Class Plans Reunion.
The 1919 graduating class of the
Rock Island high school is to have
a dancing and get-together party
Tuesday evening, Dec. 30. at the
Rock Island club. It will be one
of the several holiday parties. j
Many of the class members have
been away at college this winter
and are now home for the holi
days and each graduate will be in
terested in seeing their friends.
This is the second high school class
to hold a reunion the year after
graduation, the class of 1915 hav
ing sponsored such an affair sev
eral years ago.
All the class members expecting
to attend are urged to notify Daniel
Murphy or Francis Dunn. The
committee in charge of the arrange
ments for the affair includes Mr.
Murphy and Mr. Dunn and Mere
dith Ackley, Richard Sinn, Miss
Victoria Wilheim and Reid Ray.
Play Is Pretty Affair.
The play, "The Quest of a Doll,"
given by the members of the Star
girl reserve group at the Y. W. C. A.
last evening, proved a pretty affair. !
The girls took their parts excep- j
Following Is the cast of charac- j
ters : i
King Gnome Hazel Bower.
Queen Gnome Lucille Rowe.
Onome twins Garnet, Ellen j
Welch, and Ruby, Frances Nelson.
Gnome attendants Mae Franing, '
Grace Meinzer, Emma Cabooter j
and Jenny Boynton.
Gnome children Peter, Rose-;
mary Huntoon, and Polly, Elaine !
Rice, and Viola Nelson, Clara Sew
ell and Dorothy Bructol.
Have White Christmas.
Stereopticon slides were shewn
telling the Christmas story and il
lustrating the songs sung by the!
children of the Broadway Presby
terian church at the Christmas pro
gram given last evening at .toe
church. The program was most
novel. The slides were shown by
became the brlda of Floyd F. Hun
ter of LIbby. Mont. The ceremony
was performed by Bev. Weiaenber
ger, pastor of the Milan Methodist
In Trinity cathedral Monday. Very
Rev. Marmaduke Hare read the
ceremony which was witnessed by
the parents of the young people.
The groom la employed In Daren-
Lane Party Brilliant Affair.
The party given last evening at
the Outing club by Mr. and Mr.
Joi II. Lane, which was the first of
a series of pre-nuptlals to be given
for Malvern W. . lies and Miss
OtiIHe D. Koehler, who are to be
married early in the new year,
was one of the most brilliant af
fairs of the Christmas season. .
'Between 250 and 275 tri-city
young, people were guests at the
affair, Mr. and Mrs. Lane and Miss
Koehler and Mr. Ilea receiving the
guests in east parlor. Mrs. Lane
wore a handsome gown of mid
night blue and silver and Miss
Koehler's was of light blue taffeta.
They both wore corsage bouquets
of orchids and pink roses. Assist
ing in receiving in the rooms of the
club were Mr. and Mrs. Cabel Von
Maur, Mr. and Mrs. Dick R. Lane
and Mr. and Mrs. Reid Lane. .Miss
Mary Patrick of Evanstonwho is
a house guest of Miss Koehler s
and who is here for the wedding,
ws an out-of-town guest.
Poinsettias were used In great
quantities about the rooms. Weap
on's orchestra furnished the music
for the dancing. Late in the even
ing a buffet supper -was served iu
the dining room, where Mesdames
George F. Harkness, T. A. Ben
dixon, Theodore Brown of Moline,
Henry Priester, Oscar Prlester and
One of the pretty weddings of the
holiday season took place Monday
at high noon at the home of the
bride's mother, Mrs. Sarah Blakely,
three miles south of Milan, when
her daughter. Miss Ellen Blanche,
bride and groom and a tew Intimate
friends were guests.
The bride wore a pretty dress
of gray taffeta trimmed with pink
and her flowers' were bride's roses.
She was attended by Miss Olive
Hayes of Lafayette. Stuart Hunter
of Kentucky, brother of the groom,
served 'as best man.
A wedding dinner was served the
company after the ceremony and
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter left on a wed
ding trip to New York. They will
go to housekeeping at Libby, Mont.,
and will be at home to their friends
after Feb. 1.
Miss Bessie B. Graves of Aledo
and Will F. Knox of Joy were mar
ried at 12 o'clock this noon at the
parsonage of the Spencer Memorial
Methodist church by the pastor.
Rev. A. M. Stocking. They were
accompanied by Miss Graves' sis
ter and ' brother-in-law. Mr. and
Mrs. F. AMann of Alpha. Mr. and
Mrs. Knox will make their home in
Christmas Pageant at Church.
A Christmas pageant, "My Gift
to the King," is to be given at the
Evangelical Church of Peace, this
evening at 7:30. The pageant is
given in three parts.. Following is
the cast of characters:
Mother..... Miss Emilie Miller
Father ..Herman Zeutachel
Grandmother.... Miss Ethel Jens
Marie .....Miss Marie Hartlhgs
Agnes Miss Elizabeth Tremann
John Elmer Jackson
' Miss Mildred Short of Davenport
and Howard Andrews, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Andrews of. the
Jacssen apartments were married
home will be in that city.
The ladles' aid society of the
First Baptist church, will hold lta
annual meeting at 2: SO Friday aft
ernoon at the church. Officers for
the new year will be chosen.
. Washington, Dep. 24. Large in
creases in the export of breadstuffs
were noted in the November re
port today of the department of
commerce, but exports of meat and
dairy products decreased $10,000,000
as compared with the same month
a year ago. . . ,
New York city has one lawyer
for every 250 of its inhabitants,
J. H. Hauberg.
It was a white gift Christmas und I
only the white and greenery were i
used In the decorations. After the
program the children brought
their baskets of food and clothing
to be given to the needy and Santa
Claus arrived to accept the gifts.
Dr. J. W. Stewart, on behalf of the
Sunday school and the trustees pre
sented Joe McCrory with a gold j
watch and chain as a token of ap
preciation for the splendid work he
has done in the school for the past
17 years.' Mr. McCrory holds the!
self titled office of weicomer of the
church. He took up this work just
17 years ago, when he made the
resolve that he would see that vis
itors at the church were greeted.
He was made an honorary member
of the staff of the school and for
13 years he was treasurer of the
school. . He has asked to be re
leased from these duties, however.
Cafeteria to Be Closed.
The Y. W. C. A. cafeteria will be
closed tomorrow and the employes
will have their Christmas holiday
the same as other employes. The
offices of the association will be
open during the day with Miss
Maude Nichols, the office secretary.
In charge. The other secretaries,
Miss Adkins. Miss Schmidt and
Miss Rust, all having gone to their
AND ALL GOOD WISHES
FOR EVERY HAPPINESS
THIS CHRISTMAS AND
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lars but the evidence of
co-operation and good
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is what makes us feel so
gratified at this, the season
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