The Daily Times from Davenport, Iowa on February 7, 1920 · 6
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Davenport, Iowa
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r 6 THE DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1920." .WiC-f ( Yf , i-JJ 111 ET PARTIES TO JWXOIt 3IIiS I'AIM AND MBS MORITZ v1 . Mrs Ben C. Hanssen of 2317 fBrady street, Davenport, will en-'tertain at av bridge next Tuesday 1 afternoon at the Outing club, as a social courtesy for her sister-ln-luw, Mrs Kniil Palm of Montreal, Canada, the house guest of Mrs J. II. Hass. Mrs Sidney Moriti of Denver, who Js visiting her parents, Mr and Mrs F. G. Clausen, will be an honored guest of the cffalr. , Mrs J. E. Klenze of 406 West i:;ghth street, will be hostess at a ...luncheon Monday at the Outing !ub to compliment Mrs Palm and 'Mrs Moritz. Mrs Karl Vollmer will entertain a Wednesday for Mrs Palm and Mrs iMoritz, at her home, 49 Hlllcrest j enue, Camp McClellan, the " guests to be members of a school girl days' sewing club. The re-bunion will be very email and In - formal. Mr and Mrs J. E. Krouse of 830 t; West Seventh rreet, Davenport, vill entertain at a supper party Sunday evening, Feb. 15, at the Davenport Commercial club to honor Mr and Mrs Sidney Moritz f Denver and Mrs Emll Palm of Montreal. Covers will be laid for , febout twenty-five. j:(rcE.ioT-MARrxo WEDDING IN' BRUSSELS Davenport friends Of the bride ' mid her family will be interested In . the announcement of the marriage cf Miss Inez Rougemont, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs W. H. - Kougemont of Brussels, Belgium, ' formerly of Davenport, to M. Dimy Marino of Athens, Greece. A cablegram yesterday to the aunt of the bride, Mrs Robert agner, or Jlock Island, announced the wed ding took place last Wednesday at the Rougemont residence, 108 Ave-;iuie de Longchamps, Brussels. The , marriage Is the culmination of a 'pretty romance that began when jthe bride, with her parents and ipister.i attended the Olympian games In Athens fourteen years i ago. The groom was In the Balkan war, when he held an Important government post, and in the World's war he served in the Greek army as a first lieutenant. 'He is now connected with the -Ionian bank in Athens. The bride lis a young woman of delightful charm, who completed her education abroad, where the family has Presided for the past twelve years, jt-'ne is a gifted violinist, and has pursued her studies tirelessly. During the war she was In Italy with her mother and sister, and 4gave splendid service In army 'hospitals. M. Marino came on to Brussels recently, and the engage-ment was announced on Christ-imas day. M. and Mmc. Marino left Immediately after the ceremony for a wedding trip to the Isle of Corfu, the birthplace of the groom, and there, at the home of his father, who is a member of the Greek arls-ifneracy, a largo, reception is to be iheld in their honor. A host of the learly girlhood friends of the bride ttn the three cities will join in good wishes. s Mrs T. R. Harper and Mrs H. E. Moss the refreshment committee for the tea. A letter of thanks was read from the chairman of the thrift' week campaign for the assistance rendered during the week when the chapter had charge of the Information telephone at the Y. W Miss Margaret Von Manr answering the calls in a most capable manner. Mrs Chambers, the chapter regent, will answer the state re gent's questionnaire on what the chapter has done in welfare work. Tea was eerred during a pleasant social hour. DAVENPORT HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS, WINNERS IN DECLAMATORY CONTEST IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIM J). A. R, CHAPTER PLANS WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY TEA ' A George Washington tea at the residence of Mrs R. M. Abbott, on a'ourth avenue, will be the Washington birthday event ofythe Han- Eab. Caldwell chapter, D. A- R-, on aturday, Feb. 21. This was decided at' the called meeting of the chapter Thursday afternoon at the (home of the regent, Mrs Walter Chambers, Seventh and Perry ftreets, Davenport. It is probable that the affair will be an old fashioned costume party and each mem-lr is asked to bring relics or antiques such aa old jewelry, samplers, shawls, etc., for an exhibit. Mrs E. H. llall, Mrs A, C. Ipeddersen and Mrs E. T. Heald jwere appointed the entertainment committee, and Mrs John F. Dow, K0X COLLEGE PRESIDENT TO SPEAK TO WOMAN'S CLUB Dr. James McConaughy president of Knox college, Galesburg, who will be the speaker next Monday afternoon at the February gen eral meeting of the Davenport Woman's club to be held in the Trinity cathedral parish house, was former professor of education at Dartmouth college. He is a forceful. modern and brilliant speaker and has chosen "Education and the Xex Democracy" as the subject of his talk Monday. He spoke before a large enthusiastic audience Just a year ago at the Davenport high echool. Dr. McConaughy is a graduate of Yale and received his Ph. D. dcgTee at Columbia university. He was a classmate and room mate of one of the sons of Dr. and Mrs J. W. Wat-zek. Miss Aileen Muttchlar, soprano, will sing two numbers on the program, "Robin, Robin, Sing Me a Song," toy Spross, and "Thank God for a Garden," (Del Reigo.) Miss Bernice Hanley will play the piano accompaniment. Miss Ethel-wyn Miller of Antes, who was scheduled to speak Monday is unable to be present because! of illness. MISS MARIE MTONNELL FOR MISS HELEN FRANK Miss Helen Frank, who w ill become the bride of Mr Donald McDonald, at a pretty home wedding next Wednesday, Feb. 11 was honored at a prenuptial party given last evening by Miss Marie McConnell, at her home, No. 28 the Courtland. Davenport. Prizes Jn the game of hearts were received by Miss Lnlu Mickey and Mrs Harry Frank. A supper in lavender and white appointments was served at a charm ingly decorated table. Covers, were laid for ten. Ribbons of lavender and white extended from the centerpiece, a candelabrum, to indi vidual crystal candle sticks with lavender tapers. At the bride-elect's place was a corsage bouquet of violets. There was a shower of use ful articles for the kitchen of the bride's future home. Mrs A. Hage-boeck of Moline will entertain the bridal party next Tuesday evening at her home. (: A V" . f t - r i f, s , 5 -i - - - 1 I 1 ' - v. . he.: d I ft ' i ' 1 I llllllllilllllllllllllllllillllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllll yA :s t i a. ll!!!lllill!ll!Illi!ll!!!l!lll!IIIilIil!l!!ll!!!l!!lllllir!i!lII!l!l!l!l!IIIIIO 5 (TV i B - TV llllllllllllllllllllilillllllllHll NAOMI EARIIART First Place, ALMA MACRORIE Second Place TIIELiMA CAMP Third Place LAURA FREUND Fourth Place SYLVIA PEDERSON Fifth Place T HELM A FITE Sixth Place NOTED PARLIAMENTARIAN' TO (;IYE COURSE HERE The course of lessons in parlia mentary law by Mrs Geo. Plummer of Chicago, the noted parliamen tarian, under the auspices of the Davenport Woman's club will open next Tuesday. Feb. 10, and continue until Feb. 14, at the public library club rooms. Non members, and men as well as women may obtain tickets to the evening course by applying to any member of the committee which Is Mrs F. J. Far-ker, Mrs E. H. Hall and Mrs Robt. C, Ficke. The afternoon course is for the Woman's club members. MISSES SPET1I GIVE EVENIMJ PRENrTTIAL The Misses Eline and nenrlette Speth at their home, 1030 West Third street, Davenport, entertained at a pretty prenuptial party last evening to honor Miss Elsie Beck, whose marriage to Mr Albert Barthel will be an event of next Tuesday. There were fifteen guests present, who epent the' time in JL FEBRUARY'S jl Ii BIRTHSTONE jg I j The Amethyst m1 The soft tint of the amethyst is always pleasing and blends well with almost any color combination. s For birthday gifts the birth-stone may be had in many articles of jewelry. vj v little flnjer ring of Ion- or r;-lir shapr. Men's rin-i, stone set, and emblems. Rrootbca, bar pins, handy pins, stick pins, eulTi link. iATaUlfTO, braenleta an bout of thr pretty thbip. T.5EPH0NK ThtBirkofQuvlM 1 51nct 188? i"-7 Reliance BWg. 5th sre. Mulint h p i games and music Prizes in the contests fell to Miss Clara Kroeger and the bride-to-be. Streamers of pink and white, the bridal colors, were festooned about the rooms. At a late hour 6upper was served. A wedding bell hung from the chandelier, from which streamers were festooned to each plate. A large wedding cake was the table center piece. Favors were tiny pink bridal slippers. Miss Beck was presented with a handsome cut glass water set. HOUSE WARMING BRIDGE AT HAMBURGER HOME Mr and Mrs M. Hamburger of 212S Iowa street, Davenport, Will entertain" a small company of friends informally this evening at a housewarmlng. Bridge will be a diversion of the evening and later a buffet supper will be served. Yellow and white spring flowers will adorn the serving table. The dinner to have been given by Mr Otto Nobis, last evening at the Davenport Commercial club for the Hanssen-Gehrmann bridal party, was canceled owing to a bereavement in the family of the host. On Thursday of next week, Miss Laura Mcllarg who is to be honor maid at the wedding, will entertain the bridal party at dinner at her home, 14 Western avenue, Davenport. Mr and Mrs Louis Hanssen, jr., of 504 West Seventh street, Davenport, will entertain a small company of friends at . dinner next Thursday evening at the Outing club in honor of Mrs Emil Palm of Montreal, Canada, who is a guest at the J. H. Hass home. MISS NORMA KROEGER GIVEN CHINA SHOWER Miss Norma Kroeger,' daughter of Mr and Mrs Detlef Kroeger of Princeton, la., whos marriage to Mr Grover Zabel, Fon of Mr and Mrs Theodore Zabel of 2227 Scott! street, Davenport, will be a cere mony of the month was given a prenuptial china shower Thursday afternoon and evening at th home I of the Misses Luella and Eleanor; Hoffman, In Eldrirge. The guests! were girl friends of the bride-elect. ! The chosen wedding colors, green i and white were used to decorate the rooms. Covers were laid for twelve at the dinner table, where the bridal colors were noticed in the appointments. Miss Kroeger received many pretty gifts for her new home. dren and grandchildren gathered Friday evening at the home to celebrate the anniversary. Mr Arp was born in Germany "and came to the United States when just a young man. After living at St. Louis for some time Mr Arp came to Scott county where he has since resided. There are three sons, John Arp and William Arp of near Eldridge and Henry Arp now living in Minnesota. The two daughters are Mrs Henry Jarchow and Mrs Harry Soil. There are twelve grandchildren. MISS RUTH BISHOP TO WED H. I. KNOWLTON Mr and Mrs S. H. Bishop of 2427 Iowa street, Davenport, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Ruth Bishop, to Mr Henry I. Knowlton, son of Mr and Mrs II. I. Knowlton of Sheffield, 111. The wedding will be solemnized the first week in April. Miss Bishop is a graduate of the Davenport high school and later took a special course, in domestic science at the state university of Iowa. Mr Knowlton is in the insurance business at Sheffield where the couple expect to make their home. DUN'NFNG-SnOCKEY AT ST. ANTHONY'S The marriage of Miss Angela Dunning of Davenport and Mr Cleo Shockey of Washington, la., was a quiet ceremony of 1:30 o'clock this afternoon at the rectory of the St Anthony's church, Davenport. Rev. J. W. Bulger officiating. Miss Ada Knud-son and Mr Thomas Powers were the attendants to the bridal couple. The new home will be made in Washington. ' Daily Recipe BY DELMONICO'S CHEF Lamb crows-ravigotte SAUCE Select two very white and clean lamb crows; line an earthen crock with a slice of fat pork, range the crows on top and add to them two medium onions, one having four cloves in It, a bunch of parsley garnished with thyme, a bay leaf, salt and pepper, moisten with white wine and beef stock, then cover the top with more slices of the pork. Place a deep plate over, filling It with water, and let cook slowly in a moderate oven for four hours. Drain and dress on a hot dish. Surround the crows with sprigs of parsley and serve with ravigotte sauce "(recipe No. 111). Charles A. Perraudin. 4:30 o'clock in the convent library of the Immaculate Conception academy, Davenport. The young people of Trinity cathedral, Davenport, gave one of the series of pre-lenten dancing parties last evening in the auditorium of the parish house. ANNA VVITTEN METER TENT GIVEN ENTERTAINMENT The members of the Anna Wit- tenmeyer tent. No. 1, D. of V., enjoyed an interesting entertainment last evening in Memorial hall of the courthouse, Davenport, following the regular busine6 session. Mrs Selma Bruning Albrecht was in charge of the program and gave a group of phonograph numbers. Miss Alice Einfelt, gave roadincs. "At the Movies," "I Ain't a Going to Cry .No More," "On the Road to Mandalay" and "Ask Your Ma." Miss Gertrude Einfelt at the piano gave the accompaniment for the musical readings. "Nymphs Dance" was given by Mif s Natalia Bennet The next regular meeting of the tent will be, held Thursday, Feb. 19 at the courthouse. PRENITTIAL SHOWER HONORING MISS M'LEANEY A miscellaneous shower was given at tho home ofMLss Naomi Nagel, 520 Wert Thirteenth street, Davenport, last evening at a prenuptial Courtesy honoring Miss Katherine McLeaney who Is to be a bride of Feb. 1L Games and music furniiihe! tho diversion of the hours. Mrs J. F. McLeaney and Miss Lucille Williams were fortunate in the contests and were awarded the prizes. The bridal colors, green and white were suggested in the appointments at the supper table. Green and white candles were placed nt either end of the board. The bride-elect fol lowed a ribbon to different parts. of the room where her gifts were bidden. Following the regular business meeting of the Ladies' auxiliary of the Davenport Turner society held yesterday afternoon at the Northwest Davenport Turner hall, cinch and hearbs were played at six tables. Those receiving prizes In the cinch games were Mra J. Johnson, Mrs N. Schmidt and Mrs Weiskopf. Mrs Meickley, Mrs H. Meyer and Mrs II. Schreck were fortunate in the hearts. The regular card party will he given Friday, Feb. 20, at the hall. Announcement is made by the county president of King's Daughters and Sons, Mrs A. G. Buh of Davenport, that the installation of officers of the Loyal circle of King's Daughters which was to have -been held next Monday at the home of Mrs Mary Coglan, 1306 East High street, has been postponed. The date of the installation will be announced later, the postponement having been made because of the illness of members. Arrangements are complete for the card party and dance which will bo given next Monday evening at the Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport, by the Davenport Catholic Woman's league. Cards will be played on the mezzanine floor and the dance program will be fur nished by Wrixon's orchestra, in the ball room. Numbers of prizes for the card games have been do nated hy friends. Mrs Harry R. Bartlett of 2501 Iowa street, Davenport, will entertain the Music Lovers club next Wednesday aJternoon at her home. Mrs A. E. Ballow and Miss Esther Kerker will be aseisting hostesses. The meetiner of the Trt-Citv Car. den club will be t omitted this month owing to the Influenza epi demic. The "Immaculate Conception academy alumnae will hold a loard meeting next Monday afternoon at THE CHURCHES At St John's 5r. K church tomorrow morning Or. Sherman Powell of Omaha will rpeak on "The Transformed Church." In th evnninfr he will preach ,on 'Terjonal Consecration." Sunday ,-ohool uiy be held nt 10 o'clock at the Danish Lutheran church tomorrow. Preaching services are at 11:15 a. m. and 8 p. in. The topic of tlx? sermon is "God's Seed and the Harvest." At thi mnrninir worship at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning He. L. M. Coffman, pastor, will preach on "The Adornment of the Christian Life." A conference c.f tho Westminster O. K will be held at 2:30 p. m. , Donald Coffman will lead the C. K. meeting at 6:30 p. m. "Ouiia Board, Spirit Rapping and Kindred Phenomena" will be the topics of the evening sermon. llev. IC. K. Kvans. pastor of the Firt Unitarian church, will speak tomorrow morninjr on "The Social Vision of Unitarianism." The pastor will speak on "Thoma Paine, Pioneer of Political and Religious Liberalism." instead of Rer. V. B. Silliman, as previously announced. Rev. Rollo L. R. Rilling, pastor of Mt. Ida Presbyterian church, will preach tomorrow mornlnK on "A New World." The Woman's Missionary society will hold a praise service In the evening when a pageant, 'The Pioneers." will be presented by a group of young people. The First Nazarene church. Seventh and Brady Rtreet. holds S. S. at 9 :30 a. m. and preaching services at 10:30 a. m. and :30 p. m. Rev, J. C. Henderson, pastor. The Church of Pplrttua! Truth Seekers meets Sunday at 7:30 p. m.iat .304 Brady street, with Mrs Julia Alford, pastor. J ne t irst Divine Science church HOW CITY MAN MADE A HOME John Steiso carved a home out of the woods for himself, hia wife and children, with an ax, a saw, a hammer and ft drawknife, according to a Winnipeg dispatch to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Stelsor is not a carpenter. He is Just a handy man with tools. When he went into the woods along the new 96-mtle aqueduct that brings water to Winnipeg from Shoal lake, the only tools he took along were the Implements mentioned. The new country, that civilization forgot in Its western progress, lies between the transcontinental line of the Canadian National railways and Lake of the Woods, of which Shoal lake is an arm. Settlement has passed it by. The building of the arftteuct discovered its fine farming possibilities. When Steisor had selected his farm hej and his family set up housekeeping In a tent. Then he went to work to build a home. Trees were all he needed and the woods were full of them. He soon had enough logs and In getting them out he had cleared a nice front yard. He trimmed the bark off the logs, squared them, smoothed their sides and retched them at the ends for Joining. He fashioned clapboards for the roof. Joists, ibeams, sills and frames for doors end windows. In a few weeks bo had a neat little four square home with a pyramidal roof, with walls o smooth and closely set together they looked at a little distance as if made of well planed hoards. t He had to go hack to town for the window glass. Outside of the glass the house is all the work of his two hands, his ax, saw, hammer and drawknife. Soon after ho moved In winter set In. Steisor and his family, snuji and comfortable In their new home, denied tho elements. The, houee was as tight as a drum. Steisor is a city bred man. His home shows what a handy man can do when isolated in the' country and thrown on his own resources. iiiiiiin Kervices nunnny at 11 a. in., Wednesday 8 p. m., Sunday school at f :43 a. m. at the Pavenport school of divine science, MoCullough building. Rev. John Poeserich, 1. S. D., is minister. The Church of Christ meets every Sunday at I. O. O. V. hall, 610H Brady treeU Bible study at 10 a. m., preaching services at 11 a. m. and communion at 11:45 a. m. J. C. Kstes is minister. Sunday school will be held at :45 o'clock Sunday morning at Edward s Congregational church. At 11 o'clock Rev. Arthur Buckner. pastor, will preach on "The Shepherdless Flock " Christian Endeavor will be held at 6 :30 p. m. A sacred concert will be held In the evening. v rrogrram at Buffalo BUFFALO. Ia., Feb. 7. (Special) Mrs S. Shumate and sons, assisted by Misses Dora and Dorothy Martin of Davenport, will present a musical entertainment at Turner hall, Thursday evening, Feb. 12 under the auspices of the Pythian Sisters. BIBLE CUSSES. FOR WEEK The neighborhood biBle classes In Davenport under the auspices of the Y. M. C. A. will meet next week as follows: Vnlon Neighborhood with Mrs G. R. Clark, 227 Kast Fifteenth stTeet, Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. Mrs J. C. Williams will lead. ML Ida class with Mrs John Wheeler, 1127 Bridge avenue. Thursday morning at 10 o'cloc. Mrs Stump will lead. Uplift claFs will meet Monday st 10:15 a. m. with Mrs Fred Wyman, 122 Prospect Terrace. Mrs K. J. Tefft will lead. Truth Seekers will meet with Mrs Walter Pollock, 2709 Sheridan road. Tueaday at 8 p. m. Mrs J. A. Warner will lead. - (food Fellowship class meets with Dr. L. W. Struhle, 1104 Arlington sve-mie, Wednesday at 8 p. m. Rev. Charles Byer will lead. ' b'Tcelsior class will meet with Mrs F. G. Norman, 1108 Dover court, Monday at 7 :43 p. m. Mra Norman will lead. The Thursday afternoon class will meet with Miss Cora Johnson. 62 Kast Fourteenth street. Thursday, at 2 :30 p. m. Miss Johnson will lead. Paniel Band will meet Monday st 2:30 p. m. with Mrs K. ,T. Tefft. 2718 LeClaire street. Mrs Tefft will lead. The Twentieth Century class meets Tuesday night at 8 o'clock at the home of Mrs T. G. Consnt, 31 West Sixteenth street. Mrs K. M. Light will lead. Semper Paratus class meets Tuesday at 7:30 p. m. with Mrs George Week. Elm street and Belle avenue-Mrs 1L lw Andrews will lead. BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF l'LTEU ARP Mr Peter Arp of 510 West Eleventh street. Davenport was ninety years old Thursday and the J VERY CLEVER!!! Is What They Say About! Our I VALENTINES ! r II ILL A M ARTIN 1 i Fourth and Brady Streets j 2 adicsjailcr "Rooms 45- 'tfy fourth Jioor largest Tallorlnjr Establishment In Tri-Cities. Highest Grade Silks and Woolens Now on DIsplay for Sprinff What a Mother Thinks About BY EDITH E. MOMARITY Slother love Is one of the greatest forces in the world and the person who tries to 6ay anything but good of it will have many an excellent mother on the other side. Nevertheless an instance may show that sometimes even mother love, though sincere, is not always a force for tho greatest good. There is a pretty and falented young artist whose individuality and pleasant personality is being submerged and almost stifled by a mother whose love is working. In the wrong direction. The girl is of a sweet, sunny disposition, very sensible and capable, but her mother foroibly relieves her of all responsibility and care until the poorhild seems on the road to becoming a nonentity. She is fast losing interest in everything save her work, her friends are losing Interest in her, and her mother has lost interest in everything else save her daughter. The result of this Is pathetic. The mother who loves her daughter, not wisely but too well, monopolizes her young daughter's time. Even that might be forgive-able, but she goes farther. She always monopolizes the conversation no matter what the occasion and turns the talk into channels where she can hold long discourse upon the talents and achievements of her offspring. Friends become sympathetic, strangers become disgusted and annoyed, the poor little girl herself is always uneasy, but tries not to show it, and the mother? The mother goes on talking and talking, unceasingly. She Is overconfident v and supercilious about her daughter' accomplishments, and she is over-sensitive about the little unpleasant things which must be mot even by a clever young artist. s What an injustice that mother Is doing her daughter. How much better off the girl would be if left to rely more on her own resources and devices. How much happier she would bo if allowed to speak, think and act for herself. While one blames mother love for this, may it not be pure selfishness? Do you not know many mothers who call such selfishness by another name? After all is said, however. It is perhaps better for mothers to lavish even selfish affection upon their children than to deny them the love they should have. Copyright, 1920 Gold Talks He "Why so sad, dearest? Hasn't my avowal the true ring?" She "Yes, but my finger hasn't, as yet." Boston Transcript. World's Diamonds Worth 13 Billions; Make Wagon Load If all the diamonds mined in history and existiug today as cut and polished gems were gathered from the ends of the earth, they would form a pile about as large as a wagon load of coal dumped on the sidewalk, says a Chicago statistical expert. The pile would contain 46,355,474 carats, eahd the gems would weigh 10,2 tons. If the pile were in the form of a cone, it would have a base diameter of eight feet and a height of five feet. Beckoning the diamonds at $300 a carat, it would have a value of $13,906,642,200. It would contain 710 1-3, gallons worth $5,539,023,-a gallon; or 76 1-3 bushels valued at $51,570,729 a bushel. All the world's diamonds could be packed in an ordinary clothes closet or a kitchen pantry. This estimate ia based on an approximation of the total output of rough diamonds in the world's entire history. India, it is estimated, has produced, all told, 60,000,000 carats; Braril, 15,000,000; South Africa. 170,574,000; Borneo, 1,000,-000; British Guiajia, 50,000; Australia, 150,000; China, 2,000; Siberia, 500; United States. 500. This is a total rough output of 236,777,- K374 carats, or 55 3-5 tons avoirdu pois. Only about 50 per cent of rough diamonds are cnt into gems, and lose about 60 per cent of their weight In being cut and polished. Diamonds are practically inde-structable,-and the first diamond . ever mined may possibly still bo In existence. But the estimate allows for the loss of at least' 1,000,000 carats by flood, fire, shipwTeelc and other disasters. " These reductions and losses leave a total of cut and polished diamonds at 46,355,474 carats. Th estimate of $300 a carat is the minimum price at which diamonds can be bought today. The popular demand for diamonds waa never so great, and they have become the gem of working people as well as the wealthy classes. They are worth three times as much now as before the war and sell at from $300 to $1,000 a carat. A .Husical Corps "That was a lively song Miss Howies sang, wasn't it?" "It was before she killed It." Boston Transcript UNITARIAN CHURCH SUNDAY EVE, 7sS0 REV. K. E. EVANS on "THOMAS PAINE" Wi are sorry to have had to disappoint some of our patrons. . We like others have felt the effects of sickness ' among our employes, therefore our regular working force has been cut considerably. Thus seriously ' handicapping our usual efficient methods. We wisli to assure you however, that we are rapidly regaining our normal output, and will be able to serve you as efficiently as before. HHIIimiMHUIItj t M HT-

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