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Waterloo Evening Courier (Newspaper) - December 13, 1911, Waterloo, Iowa TO LOTH HERE ALFRED TKKXYSOX JICKEMS Fine COMKS FRIDAV Arts IKparttnent Literary Treat TECE WATERLOO EVENING COURIER WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 1911 announcement of tbo coming lecture the State Teachers college as one of was made special attention has been numbers of the lecture course He given in ihe schools to Dickens aJid was greeted by a large audience and story hours throughout the schools have helped to impress Dickens and works upon tiie minds of young pooiJe Dickens Typical Kiiglishiuau Judging from all rlie reports that the line arts department to have beeu received of Alfred Tennyson the people here an opportunity of is well received From there he life went to fill somo dates In Minnesota tuo but will return Friday to give his lec ture in Waterloo Au informal recep tion after the lecture probably will be Dickens during through England and tho United States he is a typical Englishman The likeness to his noted father has been remarked by a number of those who have seen him He lias not the beard or flashing dark eyes says a writer Alfred Tennyson Dickens the eldest survivingson of the great novelist Charles Dickens has beon secured by the fine arts department of the Wom ans club for a lecture on My Fathers Life and Works which will be given on Friday evening in the First Con gregational church The coming of the son or so distin fnl tonality of uiicrance Hume in Australia Mr Dickens the son who IICTO was born at Devonshire House ALFREDTENXYSQN DICKENS guished a man ofEnglish letters as diaries Dickens naturally excites keen jriterest and the advance safe of tick made by interested members of the Womans club promises a large House The school children have been aroused by the announcement and are eager to hear of the man who origi nated the characters of Paul Dombey Nicholas Nickleby David Copperfield Tiny Tim andall the others of the host of favorites During the past few weeks since ihe meeting the distinguished visitor PREACHED ON THE UNPARDONABLE SIN Hum DOj a w Another splendid audience was prea In Pall Mall Gazelle but he has cnt at the revival at til Pauls church the other charncierisiics in full meas night More ban 100 were re urethe prominent brow the sturdy ported as having attended the prayer nose thp high checkbones the mi JMI uuiic i in iwiv lueuuiigs uiinng me uay anu luaJij mouth and chin and be flexible calls were made in the homes of Kt Pauls parlPh The singing again was an inspiring feauirc jrof Leonards solo a solo by Charles Forsythe a son of the evan opposiio Marlnybone Church London gelist who is a student at Valparaiso Dot 2f and is now fB vears of unH a ioo ii7iio hears i he name of his god Got 2 age Ho athor Lord Tonnyson Ho went to first at noulogue France with us brothers Frank Sydney and Harry and they wore there for fivo lie tlipn reiurned 10 ICngland o attorn Brackenburys Military school at Wimbledon While there iis father was writing Croat Expecta ions and Mr Dickens remembers how ihe members of tho family discussed he hook among themselves and how his often road aloud to them at Gads Hill At the age of 20 Mr Dickens went out to Australia to lead the pioneer life that his father frequently referred to in bis hooks His brother Ted joined him later The father and son corresponded regularly and the last r from Dickens was written only weeks before his death The son at that time WHK at Corona Station 50 miles north from where Broken Hill N S W now located a Success Mr Dickons has lived in Australia evor since tliat time his home in re con f years having been in the city of Melbourne It is only recently that lie began Ipolnring on his reminiscences of bis father and his boyhood days with hhn His lecture proved such a success thai bo returned to England iifOr au absence of lu years and lec tured there Ho received an oven greater ovation ia the British Tsles than in the Antipodes He is a quiet friendly and modest gentleman con tent to display his fathers laurels while keeping himself in the back ground His lecture gives a fine insight into the characteristics which distinguished his father and all who have heard it have been inspired with new love and admiration for the novelist At Cedar Palls Dickens lectured last night at and Mr Leonard delighted the largo congregation Rev T Al Evans and Rev K Johnson took part in the opening service and Kvangelist For jythe preached a powerful sermon on be theme The Unpardonable Sin which was described as being the final of Christ In a dramatic way he speaker told of the cruelties in flicted upon the lowly Nazarene Said the speaker It is no special form of sin that is meant no siecial act in life There Is no sin that CJod will not ask you to give up for the last time It may be stealing adultery murder Whatever it Is God demands that you jive it up and accept the Christ Fall ing to do this your blood be upon your own head God will not always fool with you You would not with your wife the clerk in your store or one of your children if they went crooked and persisted In giving you the worst of it Clod will not change His plans just for your special benefit Tho sermon closed with a tender ap peal for the unsaved FREE CHRISTMAS PRESENTS who answers this advertisement according to in structions will get a present and every one who purchases a new piano from us may have their choice from the list below LIST OF PRESENTS MAHOGANY OR OAK ROCKBR JvArXSGOLI WATCH GENTS AVATCH WIAMOM BROOCH TJFK SIZK DIAMOND BABYS GOLD RING CKXTKR TARLK GOLD BRACELETS KKW SEWING MAOHIXK BOYS OR GIRLS GUN METAIi WATCH THRBK PIECE SHIRT WAIST SET SKT OK CHINA DISHES FOUNTAIN PEN FANCY GOLD CLOCK GOLD BOX ROLLER SKATES NEAY PHONOGRAPH And fancy boxes of Christmas Candies absolutely free for answering this advertisement Earn your presents Dont buy them Write your own name anl as noatly as yon can FO EVANS PIANO CO meetings during the day and many miverfiUy and a oy Mlss Wade NOT mm JAHKS 15 GAlTNKY BUYS BOSTON NATIONALS Now Owner of Club Names Edward Hanlon as Manager New York Dec there were rumbles of war between the Na tional and American league camps to day following the declaration of the junior organization last night severing relations with the National league with the exception ot rights as to ter ritory and players Chairman Garry Herrmann of the National baseball commission and other magnates of the National league believe the trouble wjll be speedily settled The National league men will take up the war resolution at their meet ing this afternoon and as Mr Herr mann expressed it There should be peace by nightfall Hanlon to Manage Boston Nationals The Boston National league club ha been sold to James B Gaffney of Bos ton who has appointed John M Ward president and Edward Hanlon man ager ACQUITTED OF VERDICT AT WEBSTER CITY CAUSES A SURPRISE Young Bandit Sent to Penitentiary for Ten Ycar5 Webster City laDec Green this morning was acquit ted by a jury in the district court here j of the charge of assault with intent to j kill Owen Dillon The verdict created J great surprise Green upon slight j provocation last spring attacked Dil j Ion with a knife slashing him badly about the abdomen Ten Years for Bandit Richard Morrison the young bandil captured in the Channer dnig store here and supposed to be one of the gang which has been robbing stores i banks and depots at Vincent Webster I Citv Judcl Blairsburg Woolstock and Kamrar pleaded guilty Judge Wright this morning sentenced him to ten years In the penitentiary AMUSEMENTS THK xort TONIGHT The Norwoods appeared asrain fast night before a biK aj offered viiii4 a most varied and Pirasinff program Many new and interesting stunts were put on Mr Norwood who is easilv tlie peer of all hypnotists has secured the largest as well as tho best class he has ever bad in this city So many rom West Fourth Street Waterloo Iowa of this month the worlds tour clude all the great eities of ih globe Hypnotism ns offered by Norwood has never before hoe sren in those countries and he will doubtless prove a vcritublc sensation Th Gift Combines Comfort and Utility Footwear is that Highly Desirable Combination Mens Slippers Opera Everett and Romeo styles black and brown leather and velvet 65c to For the Kiddies High top Boots patent colt gun met al and white Nnbuck and the heavy black and tan weatherproof shoes that boys like to Womens Slippers FinTrimmed Juliets in all colors I Boudoir Slippers of leathers and vel to I vet all colors HOSIERY Ladles Silk Hosiery 1 Pair Pure Silk Lavender Tops hmtmas ihpw Pair Pure Silk Christmas box 98c 1 Pair Pure Silk Christmas box 89C Pairs Best Silk Lisle Christmas OFFERINGS Mens Silk Half Hose Pair Extra mas box 1 Christ Pair Pure Silk Chistmas box 5Qc First Natl Bank Bldg RETAILERS OF QUALITY FOOTWEAR 2 Pairs Pure Silk assorted colors Christmas t FLYERS Mens Silk Half Hose 25c Ladies Silk Hose 50c LEGT OFFICEHS FOR NEXT TUB MACHINISTS CHOOSE REPRESEN TATIVES AT MEETING of B of L F Select Delegates for 19 PJ Lodgp No ili International Asso ciation of Machinists held its annual meeting lust night in Labor temple for the election of officers The following members were chosen to fill ihe of fices Tor the ensuing year M Hawver Jr Vice Karus Delegate to the district K S Atridgo Financial A Moore E B Ruby and M Shaw were chosen as trustees for the lodge to hold office during the next twelve months The session was held in 1he assem bly ball ol the Labor temple and was well attended by the members of the local machinists union The good spirit of ibo members prevailed throughout the meeting and plans were formulated to work in harrnony during the coming year for the better ment of the organization Speaker Husy Today Rev C II yooltttle the Chicago machinist arrived this morning and is stopping at tho Kllis hotel He spoke S D Wing and Joseph Kelly as the other two members MRS NESBITS FUNERAL Tlie funeral services for Mrs Wil liam Nesbit will be held Thursday at I o clock from the borne near Dunker ton and at 2 oclock from the United Presbyterian church in Barclay town ship Womvoocl and Miss Marguerite who are students at Coe col lege will be home for tbo funeral Mrs Nesbit was their aunt MICH BITE ATTACKED GIRL Hammond ind Dec dis covery of 16 year old Anna vi 11 VTt 11 Krausr daughter of John Krause a rarpentor contractor of Highlands Ind floundering waist deep in i swamp between Hammond and Garv and bleeding from a dozen deep wounds in her face caused a man hunt yesterday afternoon which re sulted In the capture of Steve Miller n foreign laborer The girl was taken to St Margarets hospital Two hours later Miller was brought to the hospi tal and confronted her The victims eyes were so badly swollen that sur gical retractors had to be used to en able her to see the man before her Thats the brute thats himsaid the girl without a moments hesitation although entirely unprepared for Minors presence Asked to confess in the presence INDORSE SUITS MEAT PRODUCERS WANT OPEN COMPETITIVE MAJtTS Think Commerce Court Interferes With Commerce Commission e pr to the strikers at a meeting held in bis accuser Miner sullenlv urhs ball thi frnoon nd will broken Enlih an address at the mass meeting open to the public tonight in Ihe same I the Hammond will broken English denied 1 Only ball in I Her i guard over Miller by police and Sheriff Thomas Grant saved him from vjo Knsjinccrs Ulcct Officers louco from a posse which was followj division No 111 10 as by Poj bond of Locomotive Engineers has lc as the Ham elected its officers for Ihe coming year i d a mile from and chosen delegates to represent their interests at iho state and national con ventions lo be held during 1012 Des Moincs Dec govern ment prosecution of the meat packers at Chicago was indorsed today by the Corn Bell Meat Producers association in convention here The resolutions adopted stated that it was the desire of the meat producers to keep all pos sible competitive markets open and they deprecated the formation of a trust such as has been alleged against the men now on trial The convention urged that the new commerce court of the United States be abolished as unnecessarily interfer ing with the operation of tho inter state commerce commission Scientific farming was offered as the only solu tion of the high cost of living REYES ENTRENCHED WITH REBEL ARMY San Antonio Dec was report ed today from a reliable source at Laredo that General Bernardo Reyes was entrenched with an insurrecto the mountains near Galoana lon teTev bv tnT Sunday tO in At ihe meeting held in the hall this citv they selected Hie following each evening that hardly half ran well known local d nightly offered are entire diffr Ing Tonight will be riiliVrsurprVsos on for the patrons and some of the diuVult as well as the most wonderful stunts will be offered This will hn the last opportunity to see the rofeS S1T years as upon i10 will sail for Tins tour will in YV C Biddiilph cliirf engineer A Mills an delegate to represent This division at ilic semiatuuial convention lo lie at Harrishnrg Pa Wipe alternative 1 fi Mill kern to represent ihe division at the stale legi islative board at Moines this win ter K C Wight secretarytroasurpr j It R Ksioy to represent he engineers i ibo general committee of adjustj in Cbicafo M 1C Camp seer otary of insnrnnro for this lodge and H L Cbevolier guide U of I K Hold Mooting i The B of L F also bold its ani of officers Ibe follow chosen mial election ittg uif5i I P nennrtt president T f Tol lofson nvorrling atul fiuauciHl scerr tary Dr I K Kvans medical oxatnj Iner and a local protpetioii hoard cou of John ONeil chairman and TRUE VARIETY CRYSTAL SHOWS THE FAVORITE A Traok KpLsode SULLY HUSSEY Real VALOIS BROS French Gymnasts THOSE FOUR KIDS Singwg KEELER DON Novrlty NKW PICTURKS Watermans IDEAL FOUNTAIN PEN Standard Safety and SelfFilling Nothing nicer for a Christmas gift TACGARTS RELIABLE DRUG STORE 537 Commercial Street CHRISTMAS SHOPPKKS AIMIIRR BURGH BROS SHOW W1MXMVS Christmas shoppers pausing to id rmre the Burch Bros windows at thn store on Fourth street east have re marked that they compare very vorably with the attractive windows on State street Chicago White holi lies artistically arranged as a lattice and immense jardenieres of bright red poinsettias form the decorations 5 while several exquisite gowns gorge ous hats and imported silk kimonos1 direct from the Orient with numeri ous beautiful accessories attract the eye MAJESTIf THEATRE Waterloos Fun Center Superior Vaudeville THURSDAY FRI DAY SATURDAY A Show Above Reproach w the Crowd PATTY BROTHERS Sensational Gymnasts Featuring the only in the world who walks on liis head ALEXANDER BURKE TOUHEY CO The Birthday Party An Irish Comedy Melange DOROTHY VAUGHN That Folly Compel ion nr Late with Madame Sherry and Time Place Girl Cos THE ROSSINES Artistic Novelty Artists Again Something Different HOWE HOWE lUirlcsqne Hypnotic Mind Reading COMING Chimes Quintette o SHOWS SATUR L DAY NIGHT ;