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Monmouth Daily Atlas (Newspaper) - June 26, 1916, Monmouth, Illinois Monday june 20, 1916. The Monmouth daily Atlas Monmouth Illinois. Page three jpy is ire i a a ague a a the Pocahontas sewing Circle will be entertained tuesday afternoon at the Home of mrs. Charles Merritt 1005 South c Street. Little Rufenia Binder of this City entertained seven of her girl friends saturday afternoon with a party in Honor of her seventh birthday. All the Little girls report a Fine time. As tokens of the esteem in which miss Binder is held by her friends each of e girls present gave her a birthday lift. Her father also made her Happy with present of $7, with which she is to Start a savings account. Delicious refreshments consisting of ice Cream Ake and Candy were served to the ests. Those present were Mary Ruth Ritchel Gertrude Brummel Mary m. Millet Geraldine Jayne Joanna Leins Anna Beine Mary Ellen Quot Smith and Georgia Binder. Misses Grace Cowick and Eunice Parr left this morning for Philadelphia Penn where they will rep recent Monmouth presbytery at meeting of Young Peoples Christian Union held there this week. After the convention they will join the Chicago delegates on their trip through the East. They will visit Washington d. C., new York City Central Falls Niagara Falls and Chicago before returning Home. Fred c. Stevens formerly a student at Monmouth College and recently ordained As a minister of the episcopal Church was married june 10 to miss Ednaa Green of Jamaica n. Y., and at present is visiting at the Home of mrs. Mary i. Patterson of this City. Rev. Or. Stevens leaves tomorrow to take charge of the episcopal Church at Wyoming 111. The announcement of his marriage will come As a Complete Surprise to his Many friends Here but they will hasten to extend to the Happy couple their Heartiest congratulations. Jones Devor. A quiet wedding ceremony was performed at the Home of or. And mrs. T. A. Chesser 417 South ninth Street saturday evening when their Niece miss Ella Devor of Ponemah and Wesley Robert Jones of Granger mo., were United in marriage. Promptly at 8 of clock to the strains of a lovers serenade played by mrs. Fisher the couple attended by or. And mrs. Chesser entered the parlor and took their places i Der a Flower entwined festoon and the Rev. W. Rutherford pastor of the first Baptist Church of this City performed the Beautiful ring ceremony. Mrs. Jones is the second daughter of or. And mrs. Elmer Devor of Pone Mah and is a Young lady of Many accomplishments. Or. Jones is a prosperous Young Farmer near Granger to. He has made that place his Home piracy Focally All of his life and has a Large number of friends who will wish him Many years of Happy wedded life. Immediately following the ceremony the couple left for a Short wedding tour. They will be at Home to their friends at Granger mo., after july 15. Lodge new. The regular meeting of the knights of Columbus will be held this evening at 8 of clock in k. Of c. Hall. A members Are urged to he present. I. O. O. F. Lodge no 160, will hold its regular meeting this evening at 8 o clock in Odd follows Hall. The regular weekly meeting of the Rte men will be held this evening at 8 o clock in redmen Hall. A Large attendance is desired. The regular meeting of the Royal neighbors of America will be held this evening at 8 of clock in g. A. R. Hail carpenters to meet Quot the regular weekly meeting of the carpenters Union will be held tomorrow evening at 8 of clock in labor Hall. The regular meeting of the court of Honor will not be held tomorrow evening on account of the absence of Sev eral members who Are attending the convention in Peoria. Personals. Miss Mable Rader was a Macomb visitor sunday. Guy Pratt was a business caller in Roseville today. J. W. Vorwick was a business caller in Burlington today. Miss Lola Jared spent sunday with relatives in Swan Creek. L. N. Graham of Alexis was a visitor in Monmouth saturday. Roy Hall and Rex Smilie were visitors in Oquawka yesterday. Elbert Homey of Aledo was a business caller in this City today. Or. And mrs. A. J. Kobler spent yesterday afternoon in Aledo. Frank Issacs of Gerlaw was a business caller Here this morning. W. G. Miller of Ponemah spent yesterday with friends in this City. Miss Florence Graham of Raritan was a Monmouth visitor Over sunday. Ward Dally of Lomax spent sunday with friends and relatives in Monmouth. Or. And mrs. Frank Cowick of near Larchland were visitors in Oquawka sunday. Walter Pierce of Burlington la., visited with friends in Monmouth on sunday. George e. Pomeroy of Abingdon was a business caller in this City this morning. F. Jones of Kirkwood spent a few hours in this City this morning on business. Mrs. S. L. Meek is visiting her daughter mrs. Roy Winbigler near Little York. F. Buck went to Crystal Lake this morning where he will spend the Day on business. Frank Nussle of Quincy is visiting his brother e. 0. Nussle of this City for a few Days. Elmer a. Orcutt of Springfield spent sunday with friends in Monmouth and Kirkwood. William Weir left this morning for Chicago where he will spend a few Days visiting friends. Gene Conley left this morning for Chicago where he will spend h few weeks visiting his brother. Miss Maud Sickmon arrived yesterday afternoon Fot a few Days veg to with friends and relatives Here. Miss Maude Hood and miss Mabel Glenn went to Chicago saturday where they will visit several Days. The misses Clare and Betty Lucy of Kansas City mp., came yesterday for a Short visit with friends in this City. Or. And mrs. J. D. Rader and my. And mrs. George Apsey visited at tho Fred Apsey Home in Galesburg yesterday. A Bernard Cook formerly of this City but now of Chicago arrived in this City yesterday for a Short visit with his brother Frank. Or. And mrs c. E. Shunick and or. And mrs. Frank Meek spent yesterday in Kewanee. They made the trip in the former a car. My. Frank Dickens returned to her Home Here last evening after a visit with her daughter mrs. L. A. Thompson in Davenport la. A number from this City motored to Kewanee yesterday and spent the Day at the Midland club near that place. All report a pleasant trip. John Patterson Henry Staat Philo Kettering were in Sutter saturday attending the picnic at which c. F. Buck of this City Wae the principal speaker. E. L. Montgomery recorder for the local court of Honor Lodge left last night for Peoria where he will attend the recorders meeting a amp a there this morning. Miss Ruth Johnston spent sunday with friends in Galesburg. She was accompanied Home by mrs. James Hayes and daughter Edith who have been visiting relatives Here for several Days. Mrs. Robert Waddell left this morning for Chicago where she will join her husband. Or. Waddell has been in Chicago several weeks and he and his wife expect to spend a few Days visiting there before returning to this City. Miss Jean Armstrong and John Mccoy of Wheeling w. V., and mics Vera Marshall with whom they have been visiting for several Days went to Burlington this morning where they will attend the baseball game held there today. Mrs. Grace Edens who was appointed a few weeks ago by the court of Honor Lodge As Delegate to the convention held this week in Peoria left this morning for that pity. She expects to return Home the latter part of the week. Mrs. Eliza Smith careless has asked the Atlas to announce that she is in the City and has not left for a visit elsewhere. There unfortunately happens to toe another Eliza Smith in Monmouth and it was she who left last Freeh for a visit. Board visits county farm members took trip of investigation this morning after raise Bible Money books will be placed in hotels and Hospital rooms soon. Within a Short time travellers who Register at local hotels and patients at Monmouth Hospital will have bibles in their rooms. Eight representatives from the Gideons a National organization formed for this purpose were in Monmouth yesterday and raised enough Money to pay for the books. A representative of the Boc lety was present at each of the protestant churches in the morning and in Short talks gave the purpose of the meet and announced the Union meeting to be held at the first United presbyterian Church in the afternoon. At the afternoon meeting representatives from All the churches in the City were present and the Appeal for Money was answered by a response amounting to $60. There Are 95 rooms in the hotels of Monmouth and 30 rooms in the Hospital making making a total of 125 rooms to be supplied with bibles. The average Cost of the books is about 45 cents and amount raised will pay the entire expense. The Money was turned Over to de Torley who will have charge of the work and As soon As the books arrive they will at once be placed in the rooms. Plan dedicatory services. In connection with placing the bibles in the rooms the members of the ministerial association Here Are planning to have dedicatory exercises when the books come. Only tentative plans have been made but it is thought a Short program will be arranged which will be carried out on the Day named. Further plans will be taken up at the next meeting of the association next . My Michael to big convention member of Illinois delegation to anti Saloon league meeting at Indianapolis or. T. H. Mcmichael of the College left this morning for Chicago where he will transact business today relating to the work of the College. From Chicago he will go to Indianapolis where he will attend the annual anti Saloon league convention which is being held at that place this week. Among those at the convention Are prominent me. In anti Saloon work from All parts of the country. During the meeting the National prohibit ii oratorical contest will be held in which representatives from practically every state in the Union will take part. G. R. Lawrence of Northwestern University who won first a place in the state contest held at Monmouth this Spring will represent Illinois. From Indianapolis or. Mcmichael will travel through Ohio and Indiana in the interests of the College. While he is away he intends to fill several vacancies which now exist in the faculty and also to recommend a College coach of athletes. H. K. Ghorra Ley who resigned at the end of the school year just past leaves july 1 for Sioux City where he will take up y. M., c. A. Work. The authorities at the College have several Good men in View for the place but Are not ready to make any definite announcement As yet. Or. Harper of Viola. The body will be Laid to rest in Viola cemetery. Amusements i fairies and grim tragedy combined in Triangle play. The special meeting of the Warren county Board of supervisors was called to order shortly after 10 of clock fms morning by chairman Meacham. All members of the Board with two exceptions were on hand and soon after Roll was called it was decided try visit the Warren county alms House in order that conditions around the septic tank might be investigated. The entire Board visited the county far and it was not expected that the session proper would Start much before 3 of clock this afternoon when the state Aid Road proposition will be introduced discussed and decided. Reports from the court House today were that members of the Board will suggest the Kirkwood Road for improvement again and there seems to be Little doubt but that All will agree on the suggestion. Other roads supposedly in the North part of the county will be mentioned for improvement and no doubt action will be taken regarding them. In the absence of county clerk Mcnamara who is in the East enjoying his vacation. Deputy b. A. Parker is acting As clerk of the Board at the present cession. Mrs. Maxwell died yesterday mrs. Althea Maxwell a resident of this City for several years and formerly a resident of Norwood died at the Home of her daughter mrs. Holloway Mccuing 721. East second Avenue sunday morning at 5 40 of clock. She was taken suddenly ill Friday morning. At that time she became unconscious from which she never recovered. R Althea Burr was born in Sharon. Penn., december 9, 1835, and at the time of her death was past 70 years of age. At the age of six years she with her parents started Overland for the West. When arriving at Michigan City her Mother became suddenly ill and died at that place. A Short time later they resumed their journey and settled near Norwood where Tiey made their borne for a number of years. Mrs. Maxwell was twice married. A son of the first husband being the father of mrs. Maud Burr Dugert. Four children were born to the second marriage namely Hugh Maxwell of Aledo George t. Of Norfolk va., mrs. Harrison Monroe Brown of Peoria and mrs. Holloway Mccuing of this City. Short funeral services were held at the late Home 721 East second Avenue at 2 30 of clock this afternoon. The Rev. F. W. Barr had charge of the services. The body was taken to Viola where the funeral services will be held at the Home of w. H. Bissell tomorrow morning at 9 30 of clock. The services there will be in charge of the Rev. Of try of this City and the Rev. Norma Talmadge the Star of new drama a the children in the the Story of a the children in the House a a new Triangle Fin arts release featuring Norma Talmadge to be shown of the Bijou theater tuesday covers a varied action with thrills laughter tears and poetic fancy much interwoven. Arthur Vincent a real estate dealer neglects his wife and two children while in the toils of Jane Courtenay an empty headed cabaret dancer. Cora the wife frequently visits her sister Alice who lives next door. Alice is the wife of Fred Brown a detective and has three children. With the family lives Fred a Bachelor brother Charles who is a former Lover of Cora and cannot hear to see her neglected by her husband. It i during one of corals visits to the House when Charles goes off and sits by the fire alone to try and still his heart ache that the children of the House and her children come to beg him for a a Good night Story. While he is deliberating one of the children aisles him Why he has no wife and children of his own and in this he finds his inspiration. Unknown to him Cora is listening behind the curtain. Trent. He fell on bi6 head and was stunned by the blow. Spectators stopped the team before they ran very l a. Or. Cooper was taken to his Home and this afternoon is reported to be resting golfers to Galesburg tomorrow is Monmouth ladies Day at Soa Netaha club. Marriage licenses Wesley r. Jones Granger 22 Ella m. Devor Ponemah.,.23 too late to classify for Sale new process Gas Range in Good condition. Reasonable. Call at 311 s. D St., or phone 2509. 6-26-26 for Sale a Well bred one year old filly. Cheap if taken this week. A m. Watson Kirkwood 111. Phone 5s-111. 6-26-28 for sale�?1 Bull Pup. Call 2157. 6 26 28. Lost Between Monmouth and Norwood an Auto number 181983�?111., 1916. Or. H. Camp. Phone 2787. 6 26 28buy fixtures for City Hall mayor and committee spent latter part of last week in Chicago. Mayor Otto Fowler and prof. L. E. Robinson Are Back from Chicago where with architect p. T. Burrows they bought the fixtures and signed the contract for the decorating for the new City Hall last week. It required three Days of hard work to finish the work but the men say they were Well repaid by the Good looking fixtures they discovered. Each room in the new building will have different fixtures and in All 110 pieces had to be purchased. They were bought from three different firms which necessitated much travelling about. The fixtures for the building will Cost $1,260. Mayor Fowler said this morning that the contract for decorating the Interior was Given to the Chicago firm which submitted the lowest bid when the latter were called for recently. The Cost of the decorating will 0>e $1,280. Another conference regarding the new motor fire truck took place saturday and today the mayor stated that he believed it will be possible for the City and the american la France company to reach a satisfactory agreement regarding the Purchase of the proposed truck. As has been stated in the Atlas previously the truck is equipped with pumps capable of throwing from 750 to 900 Gallons of water a minute from three lines of fire Hose. Nothing has been done yet about the police patrol but it is expected that the committee will have a report ready by the time the Council meets again on july 3. G. H. Cooper victim of Small runaway today tomorrow is Monmouth Day at the Soa Netaha club at Galesburg and the committee in charge of the entertainment for the Day have extended an invitation to the local lady golfers and card players to attend. Consequently probably 20 ladies from the local Clu b will make the trip and All Are anticipating a pleasant time. Luncheon will be served at noon to the guests and in the afternoon Golf and cards will be enjoyed. Wednesday afternoon the local Golf team has been invited to Galesburg to play a match game of 18 holes Over the Soa Netaha course. The match is the second of the series of games to be played by the locals during the season and an interesting contest is expected. The team which will meet the a a burgers will probably be the same As the one which Defeated Canton last wednesday and the men Are anxious to bring Home a Victory. Illinois Lowa invitation. Interest at the local club nowadays is being entered in the annual Illinois Iowa invitation meet which is to be held at Fairfield la., july 10 and to a which the Monmouth team has been invited. Some of the fastest players in this Section of the country will it be at Fairfield and if Monmouth is successful in carrying off a share of the prizes offered the Honor will be no Small one. Read the advertisement of the bibles which Are on Sale at the Atlas office every Day. A team of horses belonging to the Mccullough lumber co. Became unusually frantic cry South main Street this morning and started a Little race of their own towards the Square. The a liver g. H. Cooper was sitting on some lumber which he was hauling Ana when the team suddenly jumped to one Side was thrown to the pave menus suits get one for 4th of july. Best in town $12.50, $15rioodown then pay $1 a week. Liberal terms on larger purchases. Other suits $18-$20-$22-$25. Straw hats $1.50 to $2.50. We do As we advertise enter 108 e. First ave. Next door to Alamo theatre we gladly open accounts with people living in Roseville Keithsburg Kirkwood Alexis Biggs Ville Cameron and Little York i. Notice i am in the motor truck business ready to serve you at All times. Headquarters at the Royal and Duncan amp songs store. Phone 167 and 4188. Home residence 1601. Harold Johnson. 5 18 of wanted a two Cooks and a tailor for company h. Apply to Captain Evey or lieutenants Bereth or Parker. Of for rent a of room modern cd to amp be on East 1st ave. Between 9 and 10 St. Everything in Fine shape. Inquire of w. H. Frantz 903 e. Broad Way. 6-26-2 for Sale or Trade a single buggy and Surrey both rubber tired and in Fine shape. Inquire or address w. T. Kettering s store on South 8th St. 6-26-7-1 wanted Man to Lawn. Bring is the and sickle. 408 n. B St 6-26-28 for Sale a twin Cylinder seven horse Power Indian motorcycle cheap if taken at once. Inquire c. J. Moore sporting goods store. 6 28 Rogert and Charles Graham leave tomorrow for Culver Indiana where they will attend Culver military Academy summer school during the coming summer months. Monmouth Public service inti us a co. I very Little attention is needed by our Small and Large electric motors. Just Star them and they will run themselves without the need of constant care. We handle motor of he Best makes Only. They have to be the Best to be in the same class As All our other electrical supplies. Monmouth Public service co. Sis13jg�jgj&u b i j o u our program today i feel Safe in saying is one of the Best productions we have Ever shown on the equitable warning with Henry Kolker and Lilie Leslie. The Story is told in allegorical form and aside from the poignant interest which attaches to the theme and the Way in which it is worked out i3 one of the most striking examples of screen artistry which has Ever been presented. Some remarkable scenes of the night life of new Yorkus Gay White Way the cabarets the dances and the crowds at the height of their pleasure in the wee hours of the night Are shown in a remarkable Way. Wednesday a double Keystone comedy program also a reel of news from the Border. Saturday Charlie Chaplin and a five reel feature a a sealed George Barr Mccutcheons famous novel a one draw f the most romantic love Story Ever filmed. 1 worn out by social affairs Given in Honor of their approaching a marriage they Elope in the wee Smay hours of the morn. They Are followed to an Ocean liner which afterwards is dashed to pieces on a Rocky Shore then they realize their position on a strange tropical Isle a the Islo of Nedra. The developments of plot and play Are truly wonderful. Prices 5c and 10c, tomorrow a Robert Leonard and Ella Hall in a the crippled coming saturday Charlie Chaplin in a the fireman.12lam0 the Herr Paramount pictures Pallas pictures presents Lenore Ulrich in a the heart of Paula a picture with two endings very interesting. Do not miss hearing the Paula song Sung by miss Walter tonight. Wednesday a Harold Lockwood and May Allison in a the come also we introduce a new series of pictures along with our Regush program a the mystery of a spirit drama. Thursday a Quot the Iron claw and the regular. These productions Aro the Best that Money can buy. Ts0xsm 4-xsw"�?� of 11 a every Well shod american now cheers the bloody Bare foot tracks of Valley forge and what the Busy shoe store says is so the men who fought to make this country what it is paved the Way for your pleasing position in life today. Celebrate your Independence in any Way that seems fitting celebrate a pair of glad feet by keeping them Happy. Boot them Well in our shop. J. Anjal or boots shoes slippers 57 South Side Square Monmouth 111

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