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- J FRIUAV THE ROCK ISLAND "ARGUS itARCH 19, 1920. jsmLo: ' 30ELIEF OF E. POiUHST i Wto Ssasas Im Is Unrfa m FigM AptoH ,!$ Thar are nur who believe that :-e war to over, bat Mrs. Ernmeltoe laahharst. who will lectnre under aajpicae of the Trl-City PrtH fT at um Augustana muwu, of these jureb M. to aot one pie. Mrs. Paakburst does not be lleve that the war ii ended, nor aeaaocraey achieved, nor the world a4 aafo tor oma aad children uatil the aMiiaca of bolehevism shall have beau removed. And thli frail, flne, coutaieous, eloquent Engliah woman has (tone forth to battle tbe horrors of red radicalise. To miss what Em 'line Paakhnrst bas to say on Bolshevism aa she saw it .n Rue sla, as she has seen its shadow crossing Oreat Britain and tbe Halted States, to to miss bearing -; of the greatest speakers of tbe . itrne and one of tbe few real orators Hiving today. To call Mrs. Pank I'bvtt an orator la by no means to ieecribe ber manner of speaking. leatle, appealing, logical and be- member which of them is which. road words convincing. Hundreds I Kansas City Star. ww havu got vat f eurleelty to bear the "aiUtaat Mr. Paathurst," have beea woo to A life-long al IcglAaea to her, not only aa a great seeakar bat aa a great woman la tbe truest sense, faaclaatlng and elh rilling. . Pcest Paragraphs The distillery bee been replaced by the keep-etili-err. Sacramento Baa, The railroads returned from the war wearing a lot of wound stripes. Skmx City Journal. The navy la reported to be in need of musiciaas especially to a little more harmony needed near the top. Norfolk Virginian-Pilot. t That "What la so rare aa a day la Jane" query finds its match in the one: "What Is to raw as a day In March T' Butte Miner. Americana are now eagerly buy ing German bonds at thj rate of a million dollars' worth a day. Again we ask: Who won the war 7 Providence Tribune. President Wilson contends that be doesn't understand the differ ence between a reservation 1st and a mild reaervationist It is about the same as the difference between beer' and near-beer. Memphis Newa-Scimltar. William Allen White's boom for Henry J. Allen is making good progress in the east, but might be better if the east ever eonld re AUGUSTANA COLLEGE, ASSET TO COMMUNITY, ASKS AID OF PUBLIC IN COMING CAMPAIGN i Augustaaa college will next Wed nesday launch her week's campaign for 180,000, the quota equally divid ed between Rock Island and Molina. The support of the public in thto effort in behalf of an Institution valuable to the community both from an ideal, educational, and pe cuniary standpoint is asked in a pamphlet Just from the press, out lining the history, needs and advan tage of the college. The bulletin, compiled by J. L Vernoa and R. S. Hosford, cam paign organisers in Rock Island aad Moliae. will be pent to friends and patrons of the college in the twin-cities. It contains, besides tbe printed matter, seven full page viewa and a number of smaller cuts of the college. Aagustaaa "Aa Asset. In regard to community benefits derived from the location of the college, it says: "The influences which go forth from a Christian in stitution of learning for civic ad vancement and improvement are al ways great This asset, tbe moat important one, cannot be computed in dollars and cents. ) "The college, however, is also a pecuniary asset to the community where it Is located. "The annual income of Augustana college consists of tuitions (over $5,004), of interest on funds (al most $25,000), of gifts from con gregations throughout the country (over $25,000). of income from the .dining ball, feea. etc, the whole sum amounting to more than iioo, 000. , , "The annual expenses of Augus tana are about $120,000. Out of this budget are paid tbe teachers' salaries, the Janitors, the upkeep and repaira of the building, coal, water, electricity, insurance,' the dining hall, in a word the general running expeaaes of the whole in stitution. This money, every cent of it, then flows in innumerable rills into tbe ordinary business channels of the community. "Of the 71C students who attend ed Augustana college laaC year, more than half had their homes in other places than Rock Island and Moline; some of them came from the seaboard. Tbe last cats log shows that there were students from tbe following states: Ala bama, California, Colorado, Con necticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mich igan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebras ka, North Dakota, New Tork, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Is land, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming. Of foreign countries, the following are represented: Can ada, India, Sweden. "Furthermore, many of the stu dents living in the cities have stay ed at home because there was an opportunity of pursuing the studies of their' choice at the home college; otherwise they would have gaae elsewhere and spent their ntoney. "These etudeata apaM oa aa average mora thaa SIM a year out side their Immediate college fees. At thto low estimate, the total spent sr them ia the community would be about $70,000. "The Auguatana book concern to located here because of the pres ence of the college. Its salary bad get alone ia over J 50,000 annually and all of thto amount to spent at home. "Adding these sums, we Ind that about $240,000; are spaat every year in the home cities by the complex we call Augustana. If in addition we count the great festivities and other features, this sum will be materially increased. Auguatana ia indeed an aaset to the home towns." GymaaaJmrn a Qaad-City Center. Tbe gymnasium since its com pletion in ltlf, haa been a public gathering place for patriotic meet ings, concerta. lectures, cosnmeace ments, conventions aad festivals. Tail spoke to aa audience of over three thousand people. - Senator Hamilton Lewis, Gypsy Smith, Col onel Swlnton, -inventor of the tank, have spoken there. Gsili-Cnrci, Heifetz, MeCormack, the. Siatine chapel quartet appeared there. General Pershing was given a com munity ovation at the gymnasium. The tri-city orchestra gate its con certs. Tbe acoustic properties of the building, according to artists who have sung In it, are perfect The building is well appointed for gym nasium purposes. The cost of the gymnasium as it now stands with its equipment is $75,00. Both the contractor aad I proveneata are required to make the company which furnished the the building more easy of approach steel for the construction State that I In case of. large gatherings, making the same building at present prices the total sum $$0,000. would come to at least $150,000. It Is for the paying of the debt la addition to the cost a few im- on the gymnasium and auditorium that the campaign is hsfej. ducted. The payment of the may be made within a tmVt are asked to show thai l' H and home patriotism by comhl? tng liberally to this nurpr 4 I 0 i I It ' Regarding the Shortage of Furniture Everyone in or out of the furniture business know that there has been a hortaf e of furniture. You may alao have heard that many stores found it extremely difficult to, get even enough furniture for display purposes. -But let us say that this condition has passed and that we have today one of the largest and most complete stocks to be found anywhere in this vicinity. V And do not judge by what you see on our floors as being our complete stock, because in our immense warehouse we have thousands of dollars worth of merchandise waiting to be placed in cur store to bs shown to the public ( Our stocks are continually changing. Every day there is a new piece, a new suite or a new chair coming on the floors so that it behooves you to keep in touch with what we are offering if you hava not been able to find just what you wanted. And because of the fact that we buy in such large quantities we are able to give the people the very best for their money, taking a small margin of profit, but enjoying a large business. Our futuilure comes to yon with a guarantee that it is good furniture, de signed right, and put together right, so that it will live with you through years, yes through generations, in fine condition if given the proper care. .1 "m 1 bLSgJa - ' - - Visit this Tashioa's Hot" todaj, while the array of Spring ftrastafak! 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