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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 22, 1909.
FUN AND FROLIC OF .
: MERRY MINSTRELS
HIGH SCHOOL TALENT SETS A
STANDARD FOR BLACK
FACE ART. . ,
Music and Cake Walking and a New
Line of Home Grown, Made
to Order Jokes.
Be a Bookkeeper
'..,,.'-11 - -- .:
NEW GREEN "HEE-HAW" OXFORD
NEW WINE "HEE-HAW" PUMP
These two new shades of . Men's Oxfords
among others, just arrived and they are the swell
est creations of the season. Come in and see them
and take a glance at them when you pass our
And just to keep you posted on the new, sea
sonable goods, we'll mention
NEW STRAW HATS FOR MEN
'iL" SYSTEM CLOTHES FOR YOUNG MEN
STEIN-BLOCH SMART CLOTHES FOR MEN
We fit up the "Little Men" from head to
Vote For the Center St. Bridge
and a Greater Phoenix.
you ii no
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Services tomorrow. May 23, will be
as follows: Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship, 11 o'clock. Sermon
by the pastor. Rev. Henry Marty n
Campbell; theme, "Temptation." An
them, "Art Weary?" (Schnecker); of
fertory duet, by Mrs. Hughes and Miss
, FOR THAT
If you haven't 'decided upon
desert for the Sunday dinner
try some or our delicious
Apricot Sherbet the finest
sherbet of all has won a
reputation all over Arizona.
Exquisite in flavor, delicious
In the spoon, made - from
fresh apricots. Sure to please
the most exacting.
37-39 E. Washington.
Parker. "Remember. Lord, Thy Gracious-Word"
(Xorthrop); 4 p.m.. Ves
per Children's Day service with a pro
gram by the primary department of
the Sunday school. The pastor will
make a short address. Anthem by the
choir, "The Soft Sabbath Calm" (Shel
ley); solo by Mrs. Hughes, "The New
Kingdom" (Tours). At 7 in the even
ing there will be a union meeting of
the Junior and Senior Endeavor So
cities. Theme, "Lessons from the
i Birds and the flowers," reference, the
; First Psalm. On account of the Ves
per Children's Day service at 4 o'clock
there will be no evening service at 8
o'clock. All are invited to attend these
different services of the church and
Sunday school. Church at the corner
of Third avenue and Adams street.
! WESTERN MINING STOCKS.'
, Ienn 3V
Helvetia : 6
Nipissing v lft'.j
Greene Cananea 10'
Superior & Pittsburg 14'
Utah Consolidated 41
Old Dominion 54
North Butte 55
Calumet & Arizona ...102H1
Butte Coalition 254
Shannon 16 14
Arizona Commercial 44'4
Black Mountain v 90
' Cumberland Ely 7T
I Nevada Consolidated 23
, National Extension 52
j Superior & Boston 16V4
I Ray 15
j Ray Central &
i FRANK J. O'BRIEN, Broker.
See John L. Sullivan and Jack Kil
rain with the gloves on.
POST CARDS, PHOENIX VIEWS,
1c EACH. PHOENIX VIEW BOOKS,
15c. EACH. AT THE BIG CURIO, ON
"M"M 1 1-M 'l"M"M"M"t"H i'l
Have you had a chicken stew late
ly I A good, fat old hen that you cook
a long time, and slowly, to extract that
indescribable flavor and toothsome
ness? If you have overlooked this
dinner, just let this remind you how
you enjoyed it in the past.
The Hackett Market
t Phone Main 132. 31-33 East Washington St. f
THE HOME OF THE BEST
H-t-H "1 ""H-H-HI i I 1 Mill 1 1 1 W'HWWWWWfi'H'l I !
Al G. Fields, Lew Dockstnder and all
of that host of the artists of the burnt
cork and blazing costume who have
for years delighted the American pub
lic with merry wit and clever songs
Lfrom the minstrel boards- will have to
enlarge their black-face hall of fame
to include the songsters and the pun
sters from the Phoenix High School
of the class of '10 for the minstrel
show given by the junior class of the
high school last night was a success,
not only financially, but from the
standpoint artistic. The songs were
well sung and the stunts were clever,
the only poor feature of the show be
ing in the mechanical department,
where someone failed to drop the
American flag over the chorus at the
proper time, and also let the cur
tain fall when it should not have drop
ped at all. However, the members of
the troupe or the trainer were in no
wise to blame for these unfortunate
occurrences and the members of the
chorus were sufficiently well trained
not to look for the flag when it failed
to drop, so that many In the audience
did not know that a mistake had been
After an overture by the High school
orchestra the curtain was rung up on
the opening chorus and showed thirty
six of the students with black faces of
all degrees of darkness and costumes
of all of the glorious, gaudy colors of
the rainbow. The natural beauty of
the lassies of the class was indeed well
concealed by the daubing of the cork,
and the crowd looked like a bunch of
darkies Imported direct from the cot
ton fields of Georgia. The male por
tion of the cast was arrayed in mar
velous dress suits, each with a tie of ;
different shade, and the end men were j
there In the crowning glory of knee j
breeches anj white silk stockings. i
After the opening chorus, which was j
a medley of the choruses of popular I
songs "Sport" Tolleson, end man, attir- j
ed in green, said in song that once he .
was afraid to go home in the dark, bnt '
that now he -as afraid to go home at !
all. His 'brother sang an account of :
a scriptural ball game. Both members I
of the family were forced to respond ;
to encores. Then came "Doc" Stroud, j
who produced as chorus to a song I
telling why he was no longer married, I
a clever parodv dealing with the Cen- i
ter street brtJge. An old grip was
brought in by the singer. On one side :
of it was printed dimly with chalk,
"Tempe Bridge." The singer had to
leave the country, but if he wanted to ,
go by way of Tempe he must take the '
train, which his circumstances would
not allow. He, then turned the reverse
side of the grip, which bore one of
the pennants labeled "Center Street
Bridge and Greater Phoenix." This
was to be his way of leaving.
Earl Hawley sang of the troubles of
the umpire, after which Byron Bellas
sang a lazy man's yawning song which
was one of the features of the show.
"String" Alkire was there as end man
with the real negro voice and a num
ber of clever jokes. The work of the
chorus closed with a rendition of the
choruses of a number of popular airs.
the last of which was The Grand Old
Flag, during the singing of which the
last flag to float over old Fort Mc
Dowell was dropped before the mem
bers of the chorus.
or Stenographer Before Yoii
. . - ;
AT NO TIME in the history of the Southwest have there been such opportunities for young men
as today. Arizona is making rapid strides toward developing the unlimited mineral and agricul
tural resources of this grand country, and if you want to advance in prosperity along witk your
country, do not postpone acquiring a training that will do more than anything else to enable you to keep
up in' the advancement of the times. The prospects ahead of you are bright, and it simply depends up
on you to decide whether or not you will be prepared to fill the responsible position you may be called
upon to fill.
Our Summer Term Opens June 1
Commercial Course Shorthand Course
BUSINESS ARITHMETIC m,-
BUSINESS LAW LETTER WRITING
SPELLING ' PENMANSHIP
BUSINESS REFORMS " LEGAL FORMS
Remember that a commercial training is no longer a luxury; it is a necessity,
mand that their help be. thoroughly trained.
Take advantage of this Summer Term. Your chance may come at any time.
Business men de-
The Lamson Business College
Tpc olio included a baritone solo by
Magoffin, a duet by Magoffin and
Stroud, a trombone solo by Will Corp
stein who was encored, a solo by Dixie
Wadllngton, "Black Patti," who was
backed up by five couples of dancers,
and an oration by Caesar Holslnger,
who gave Marc Antoirv's oration at
the funeral of Caesar with a number
of present day slang phrases thrown
in. He added considerably to the clas
sic as a work of art, and doubtless
made it more adaptable to the under
standing of the average youthful stu
dent of the present. The most pleas
ing feature of the olio was the solo
and the dance by Blvira James Well,
who captivated the entire audience.
The last number of the olio was the
cake walk which"was the most adver
tised feature of the minstrels, and the
one which aroused the greatest in
terest on the part of the audience.
Four counles were in1 the competition
for the big cake which was offered as
a prize to the couple, who received the
greatest share of applause. The cos
tumes of the ladies, particularly that
of Miss Creighton, commanded the ad
miration of every student of the
modiste's art in the house. Each
couple in the walk came in for such
an amount of applause that it was
thought that the contest would have
to be continued indefinitely, but the
j award was final!:- made to Miss Mar
guerite Guilbert and Harry Young.
The cake was awarded bi "Cur
! ley" Stoner. the interlocutor, and de
j spite the fact that Mr. Tolleson, who
i was one of the contestants, drew a
razor and went over and whispered in
the ear of the gentleman of the win
ning couple that he thought that the
award was not fairly made, arid that
it should have been awarded to his
lady, the award stood and it was time
for the circus.
The circus was ail that the Informed
had been led to expect and furnished
a fitting climax to the evenings artis
Seeking cooler climate for sum
mer should come . to the high
lands of New Mexico.
Low Summer Rates.
Alamo Heights, T
J. Alamagordo, New Mexico. -"
During our Inventory Sale
new bargains not advertised
will be displayed every day.
THE BEST ALWAYS
of Dress Goods, Silks, Wash
Goods, Domestics, Linens, White
Goods, at greatly reduced prices.
Never before did we offer such bargains as these.
Our entire stock of Silk Dresses has been cut
down in prices. Cash here will do a lot. Here are
$20.00 Silk Dresses today S12.95
$25.00 Silk Dresses today 81695
$27.50 Silk Dresses today S17.95
$32.50 Silk Dresses today $21.95
$35.00 Silk Dresses today S24.95
$45.00 Silk Dresses today. S29.75
$50.00 Silk Dresses today S33.85
$85.00 Silk Dresses today $56.95
Wool Dress Goods Reductions
We have- cut these prices so much that you can
not afford to overlook a bargain like this:
All 50c qualities going at, yard 32
All 75c qualities going at, yard 45
All $1.00 qualities going at, yard 62 12
All $1.25 qualities going at, yard 72 J.-2
All $1.50 qualities going at, yard 93
All $1.75 qualities going at, yard... "SX.XO
Crash Toweling 104c
We have 5 pieces of Unbleached Linen Crash, heavy
quality, for roller towels, 16 inches wide, at, per
'ard .......10 l-2
Glass Toweling 13c
About 10 pieces of red and blue checked Glass
Toweling going at, per yard 13 l-2
20c Huck Towels 16c
50 dozen of these good quality Towels going
at ............. -. i6
15c Huck Towels llc
25 dozen Huck Towels, good size, go
in t -11 l-2
Our New Parasols
A Shoe Bargain.
Ladies Tan Pumps, calf, welt sole, Cuban heel.' Ask
for No. B 130. Regular price $4, Sale price. . -83.25
Ladies Oxford, biucher cut, wine col. calf, welt sole.
Cuban heel. Ask for No. B104. Regular price $5.00.
Sale price : 3.45
Are going at cost pices,
cost. Just read these red
75c Parasols now... 50c
$1.00 Parasols now.. 65c
$1.50 Parasols now $1.00
$1.75 Parasols now $1.20
$2.00 Parasols now $1.35
$2.5 Parasols now $1.70
$3.00 Parasols noyS2.00
$3.50 Parasols now $2.35
at less than
$4.00 Parasols now $2.70
$4.50 Parasols now $3.00
$5.00 Parasols now $3.35
$6.00 Parasols now $4.00
$7.50 Parasols now $5.00
$11 Parasols now $7.35
$15 Parasols now $10.00
Don't Overlook These Silk Bargains.
FOULARD SILKS and Fancy Taffetas of our reg
ular $1.00 and $1.25 qualities. Exclusive patterns.
Per yard 49
ROSCO SILKS in plain and fancy colors, worth
S9c. Sale price '. 22 1"2
ROSCO SILK, fancy designs only. Value 4ic. Sale
Vice 27 l-2
59c ROSCO SILK, beautiful Foulard patterns, per
yi -. 37 l-2
ROUGH SHANTOONG SILK SUITING, two colors
only. You should see this 69c Silk, now going
t 37 l-2
CREPE DE CHINE, 24 inches wide, in brown, !earl
and cardinal. Our regular price 60c per yard. Sale
Price , 33
Leather Hand Bags
Reduced" to 'such small prices that It will enable you
to get a fine quality bag for the price of one of in
ferior quality. -
$1.00 Bags now 65c $3.00 Bags now... $1.95
$1.50 Bags now 95c s $5.00 Bags now.'. .t3i"j
$2.00 Bags now... $1.35 $7.00 Bags now... $4. 75
90c Wash Goods 25c
About 50 pieces of imported Wool Wash Goods,
consisting of fine plain and figured Flanne s.
Sharleys etc. They certainly will appfffT to you
when you see them. They're worth front 60c to 9c
per yard. Sale price.. 5
25c Men's Black Socks 12Vc
They're silk finished cotton seconds ail sizes, only
35c Ladies' Hose 19c
We have them in Tan, Champagne, Burgundy and
Brown. All : sizes.
39c Ladies' Hose 25c
These come in black only. All sizes. Small quan
tity. - .
' "Rugby" Stockings 19c
This is the right kind for school use. Buy them
today at this price. v, .
Children's White Hose 12c
A lot of Children's White .and Cream Colored Hose,
worth a lot more; todav, per pair J2 X2
$1.25 Women's Ribbed Vests 79c
We haven't many of these Vests, so better come
early. They're Swiss ribbed.