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FRIDAY, MAY 6, 1910.
Grace George and Comedy
at Auditorium Next Week
LILY LENA AN
Lily Lena, the daintiest of all
English comediennes, heads a cork
ing bill which opens at the Or
pheum with the matinee tomorrow
afternoon and her return will be
most welcome. When she ap
peared here last June she was ten
dered an ovation and her success
over the entire circuit resulted in
a return engagement. English
comediennes, including Vesta Vic
toria, Alice Lloyd and Clarice
Mayne, have been seen in America,
b£* none have scored more heavily
than Lilly Lena. She comes with
a lot of new songs and she sings
them in a style which wins her un
"The Code Book," a dramatic
sketch which will be presented by
Messrs. Hammond and Atwell
company, deals with the attempts
of Colonel Nakamura of the Jap
anese army to obtain copies of the
secret signals and code of the
United States army. The Jap im
personates a Filipino and works
hlmsell into the good graces of the
commandant of a recruiting sta-
Paul Spadonl, the inimitable, has
been brought back to America for
a tour over the Orpheum circuit.
Tills master juggler is in a class
by himself and juggles everything
from a cigarette paper to a bed
A dainty and highly pleasing
musical number will be presented
by George Lyons and Bob Yosco,
"Sons of Italy." Lyons is a harp
ist of rare ability, while Yosco is
an adept on the violin and is a
pleasing singer as well.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hughes will
present their highly exciting farce
entitled "Suppressing tho Press,"
which has scored a tremendous
success. The story deals with the
endeavors of Mr. and Mrs. Olmsted
to keep the evening paper out of
the hnnds of each other. Each be
lieves he or she has been responsi
ble for the death of a man, acci
dentally of course, and the paper is
believed to contain the horrible de
tails. Tho farce is a roaring one
with a laugh in every line.
Mack and West, "The High
Toned Minstrel and His Rambling
Friend," have a highly pleasing
blackface diversity filled with
pleasing comedy patter and dance
steps which are original and lively.
Wolf aud Zadella have an acro
batic comedy creation along orig
inal lines, entitled "At Hotel
Healthy." The man and woman
are capable acrobats and have set
their act In a way to make it more
than ordinarily entertaining.
GRACE GEORGE IN
"A WOMAN'S WAY"
Grace George will be soon in "A
Woman's Way" at the Auditorium
shortly. The character which Miss
George assumes is that of Marion
Stanton, the young wife, who de
cides that if a husband is worth
having in tho first place, he is
worth lighting for In the last, Is
neatly, truly drawn, witb an ample
amount of natural humor, and just
enough touches of sentiment to
make it real.
"THE PRINCE TONIGHT"
One of the strongest musical at
tractions that will be seen this year
will he at the Auditorium on Sunday
"The Prince of Tonight" is the
title, and It is headed by Henry
Woodruff, the well known leading
man. Like its predecessors,, "The
Time, the Place and tho Girl,"
"Honeymoon Trail" and A Stubborn
Cindrollu" It Is under the manage
ment of Mort H. Singer and enjoy
ed a run of over 200 nights at the
Princess theater, Chicago.
Frank Slayton. English play
wright, who wrote "The Inferior
Sex" for Mnxlne Elliott, is to write
a play for her sister Gertrude, the
wife of .1. Forbes-Robertson.
Last Performance Here
Charles Frohnian Presents
In bis latest New York
A Modem Comedy of Stage
MONDAY AND TUESDAY,
MAY 16 AND 17
Friday and Saturday and Saturday
Matinee, May 20 and 21
presenting hia great racing play
"His Last Dollar"
MISS LILY LENA, DAINTY ENGLISH SINGER, AT THE ORPHEUM.
A program consisting of mirth,
novelty and fun will be offered at
tlu? Washington for tho coming l
week. Heading the bill will be a
most pretentiously staged Equest
rian exhibition presented by Mmc,
Bedini, with her beautiful Arabian
thorougbreds, "Bon and Bealmo."
Mine. Bedini has won high praise
in Europe and America for her won
derful horsemanship and her ap
pearance in Spokane Will no doubt
arouse much enthusiasm among loc
al horsemen. Her Arabian spec
mens are highly trained and are
put through an exhibition never be
fore seen on any stage.
Dick Crollus and company will
offer one of the funniest of race
track sketches, entitled "Shorty."
DICK COWLINS, AT THE WASH
In the parlance of the race track, it
Is termed "Vaudeville's One Host
Bet," and is all that and more. The
story of "Shorty" briefly told Is
that of a race track tout who is In
duced by a Rambler to dope a horse
at the track. Tho horse wins and
the gambler refuses to divide the
winnings and then the fun starts
fast and furious.
Comedy equilibrists and acrobats
are the Three Nevarros, who come
•"THE Bell Telephone keeps the traveler
* in touch with all the resources of
The Bell Sign becomes an old and tried friend.
He can order bis dinner, explain bis delay, sum
mon relief in an emergency, or say the word forgot
ten in the hurry of starting. He can do this from
almost any point on the road, because the liell Sys
tem has stretched out its lines to meet his unex
The Bell Telephone not only furnishes neighbor
hood communication, but give's Long Distance Ser
vice throughout the whole system.
PLA YS AND PLA YERS IN SPOKANE
* "THE FLAYS THE THING"
next on the list. They are Europ
ean artists and their feats are the
most astounding known to the ac
robatic world. Their comedy crea
tions are decidedly funny and en
A clever and artistic exhibition
of bag punching and equilibristic
feats wil be offered by the Misses
Excela and Franks. These ladies
are perfect specimens of physical
culture attributes, being beautiful
in figure and face. Their offering
is exceedingly sprightly and re
Phil Staats, the unctions come
dian, wil present a number that is
one of the best laughs of the pro
gram. Mr. Staats' comedy is all
original and his method of present
ing it is decidedly unique.
Miss Emily Bener, the phenom
enal baritone soloist, will furnish
a musical number that will be a
decided treat, consisting of select
ions which are especially suited to
her voice. Besides being a beauti
ful singer Miss Boner has a stage
presence that is most charming and
a beautiful face and form.
Hannen Swaffer recently ad
dressed the Gallery First Nighter's
club in London and stated that
Charles Frohnian had proved by his
success with his London Repertory
theater that he was the only man in
the world who could give the mod
ern British drama the chance that
Hattie Williams has scored a new
success by apeparlng in a serious
emotional role. Her "Edith Farrlng
ton." in the one act play, "A Maker
of Men." by Alfred Sutro, author of
"The Walls of Jericho," has won
her a remarkable personnl triumph.
The new piece is presented as a
curtain raiser to her farce. "The
Girl He Couldn't Leave Behind
Him," at the Garrick theater.
The following note appeared in
the New York Advertiser of De
cember 4. 1851: "The fourth annual
benefit of the American Dramatic
Fund took place yesterday at
Nlblo'B garden. Among those who
appeared was a very remarkable
Child, 8 years of age. named Adelinn
Patti. Her voice and execution as
tonished the audience."
William Collier has received the
following letter from Charles U. Dil
lingham, in regard to his famous
"Collier's Weakly": Dear Mr. Col
lier—l wish to thank you and the
exchange editor for the copy of
"Collier's." It is the best magazine
in town. Yours sincerely, C. 11. Dil
THE PACIFIC TELEPHONE &
Every Bell Telephone is the Center of
THE SPOKANE PRESS
Commencing with the matinee
Sunday, May 8, Manager Walker
of the Pantages has secured for his
headline attraction, the Four Emil
lons, European equilibrists and
flying acrobats. A direct, importa
tion from Europe booked by tho
foreign agent who says: "Tne
work of this clever troupe is more
than marvelous." The following is
a criticism taken from one of the
eastern papers: "The Four Emil
lons have an acrobatic act with
which they have good reason to be
satisfied. Their clever and diffi
cult work is greatly appreciated
by the audience, receiving round
after round of applause. They are
up-to-date in their line and cer
tainly treat the audience to some
"The Man From Denver," a
sketch played by .las. A. Smith &
Co., in which is introduced the
noted western character, "The
Dope Fiend," a familiar character
in the great western mining coun
try. Laype and Benjamin, comic
acrobats and barrel jumpers. Their
work consists of ground tumbling,
barrel and table jumping. The fin
ishing trick is the most sensational
of all. One man does a backward
drop from a high pedestal to the
stage, alighting on his hands on a
table before alighting on the stage.
Charley Harris, late leading com
edian with Klaw & Erlanger's big
production, "Tho Top of the
World," will be a big factor on next
Lewis and Lloyd, singers and
dancers, and the Dumond Duo,
street musicians, together with the
Pantagescope, will make a very
big summer show.
Emmanuel, Masonic Temple, Dr.
C. Ross Baker, pastor—Preaching
at 10:30 a. m. and 8 p. m. Morn
ing, "The Gibraltar of Scripture."
Evening theme, "The Principle of
Power." Sunday school at noon.
B. Y. P. U., 7 p. ni. Good music.
Cordial welcome to all.
First, Lincoln and Second, Rev.
James W. Kramer, D. D., pastor-
Sunday school, 12 m.; B. Y. P. U.,
6:30 p. m.; preaching, 10:30 a. m.
and 7:30 p. m. Morning, "Values —
That Which Should be Excluded
and That Which Should Be Re
tained." Evening. "Spokane's Dr.
Jekylls and Mr. Hydes."
Central Baptist, Fourth Presby
terian, Second I'nlted Presbyterian
and First United Brethren are hold
ing a camp meeting under Mr.
George T. Stephens at the corner
of Ash and Baldwin.
Hillyard Baptist church, Rev.
Thomas M. Patterson, pastor —
Services Sunday at 11 a. ni. and 2
p. m. Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Young People's society. 7 p. va.
Prayer meeting Wednesday night.
7:30 p. m. The pastor will speak
Sunday morning. Subject, "Deal
ing Fairly With God." Evening, Dr.
C. A. Cook will bring an important
message. Special music by the
Grace Baptist church, Mallon
avenue and Maple street. Dr. F. G.
Davles, pastor —Sunday morning at
11 o'clock. Evangelist services
Sunday evening . B. Y. P. U„ 6:30
Pilgrim Congregational church —
In line with the observance of
' Mothers - Day," Rev. W. J. Hind
ley announces two addresses for
next Sunday. In the evening at 11
o'clock he will speak on "Mother
and the Family Ideals," while In
the evening at 8 o'clock he will
speak on "Father and the Family
Meal Ticket." These services wfil
be characterized by the singing of
the good old hymns of father's and
mother's times, and by special
music by the Pilgrim quartet.
The Unity Spiritual society holds
services in the Unique block. 612 1-2
Main avenue. Conference meeting
at 2:30. conducted by Mr. Guipp.
Evening service at 8 o'clock. Lec
ture by the Rev. Mattie Guipp;
subject. "Motherhood," followed
with spirit messages.
Lidgerwood, Shannon and Gor
don, Rev. D. E. Wilson, pastor—
Sunday school, 10 a. m. Christian
Endeavor, 6:30 p. m. No morning
Service, Evening, "Mothers' Day."
Plymouth Congregational church.
Mallon avenue and Adams street,
H Edward Mills, pastor—Sunday
morning at 11; evening at 7:00.
Solo at each service by Mrs. C. C.
Corbin Park Congregational
church. Monroe, corner of Virginia
—Services 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. in.
Rev. H. E, Mason will preach. Sun
day school. 10 a. m.; Christian En
deavor society, 6:80 p. Bt,
West Side Congregational church,
Garden Springs —Public worship.
2:80. Key. H. E. Mason will preach.
Sunday school, 1:30.
I'nlon Park Methodist Episcopal,
corner Third and Nelson. The Rev.
H. A. Sheldon, pastor. Morning ser
vice 10:30 o'clock: Sunday school
11:45: Junior league 3 p. m.; Ep
worth league 7 p. m. Preaching
service 8 p. m.
There will be services In the
Vincent Methodist church, corner
Main and Lincoln, nt 10 o'clock on
Sunday. In the morning tho pas
tor, C. O. Kimball, will speak.
Services will be held in the
First Methodist Episcopal church,
on Third and Howard, at 11 o'clock
on Sunday and In the evening at
7:30. Henry Irving Rasmus, pas
St. Paul's Methodist. Sharp and
Jefferson, the Rev. E. M. Mill, pas
tor. Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
Sunday evening at 7:30.
All Saints' Cathedral, First ave
nue and Jefferson, will have
services Sunday morning at 10:30
o'clock, Rev. J. G. Robinson, min
ister In charge.
AU Saints' cathedral—Communion
at I, Morning service at io::io.
confirmation, Bishop Wells will
preach. Sunday school at 12, Eve
ning service at 8.
St. Peter's Episcopal church, cor-
NEXT WEEK AT
"The Gingerbread Man" next
Sunday. Coming—"A Wo
man's Way," "The Prince of
Lawrence Stock company in
"Going Some," all week.
All week, Lily Lena, English
singer, and seven other vaude
" THE GINGERBREAD MAN"
Do you believe in Santa Clans?
This question may be a little out
of season, but whether you do
or whether you do not, you will
probably be convinced when ' The
Gingerbread Man" comes to town,
and be is due here on Sunday the
15th, when he and his cohorts will
introduce Santa Clans for your fav
orable inspection. Flanked by a lot
of pretty girls, a lot of good music,
and some excellent comedians, they
will present Sloane & Rankin's
pretty musical play for your delecta
tion in way that should excite your
Olga Nethersole christened a
Yuma Indian baby when she was
a guest, at the reservation in Ari
zona. The child's legal name is
ner Newark and Denver, Rev. R. S.
Hannah, pastor—Sunday school,
9:45 a. m.; morning service, 11
o'clock, and evening prayer and
sermon at 7:30.
St. John's Episcopal church, cor
ner Cincinnati and Montgomery,
Rev. Thomas R. Alleesen, pastor—
Morning sermon, 11; Sunday
school, 9:45 a. m.; evening sernion L
St. James' Episcopal church, cor
ner Grand and Twenty-fifth, Rev.
R. S. Hannah, pastor—Sunday
school. 9:45 a. m. and morning
prayer and sermon at 11 o'clock.
Services of the First Church of
Christ, Scientist, corner of Post
anjdj Fourth avenue, will be held at
11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
Gospel tabernacle, corner Mallon
and Jefferson—Morning service at
11 o'clock; evening service, 7:40;
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m., and Y. P.
S. C. E. 0:30 p. m. Rev. J. C. Ba
FJrst Church of German Evan
gelical Synod. Indiana and Lincoln,
F. Opperman , pastor —Sunday
school at 9:30 a. m.
First Presbyterian church, cor
ner of Second avenue and Jeffer
son, Dr. S. Willis McFadden. pas
tor —Sunday morning. 10:30; even
ing. 7:30. Bible school, 12 o'clock;
Y. P. 8. C. E. at 6:20.
Centenary Presbyterian, Sinto
and Mill the Rev. Conrad Bluhm,
pastor—Sunday morning, 11 o'clock,
bunuaj evening, 7:30 o'clock.
i>ean Avenue Christian, Dean
avenue and Ash street. Dr. Bruce
Brown, pastor—Preaching at 11
a. ni. and 7:30 p. m; Sunday school
at 10 a. m.; Christian Endeavor,
6:30 p. m.
Jackson Avenue Christian, cor
ner Jefferson and Jackson, J. M.
Allen, pastor—Sunday morning. 11
o'clock. Sunday evening. 7:30
Kenwood Christian church, cor
ner Cincinnati and White avenue,
W. S. pastor—Sunday
morning. 11 a. m. Sunday school at
10 a. ni. Christian Endeavor at
Central Christian church, corner
Stevens and Third, C. F. Stevens,
paster—Preaching, 11 a. m.
Regular services will be held in
the Manito Lutheran church, cor
ner of Twenty-ninth avenue and
Latawah street, at 1 o'clock on
Sunday in the Norwegian language.
English services will be held at
7:45 in the evening. Sunday school
at 10 o'clock. Chr. S. Thompson,
First English Lutheran church,
Fourth and Monroe —Morning sub
ject. "Ascension of Christ." Special
music. Confirmation services next
Norwegian, Washington and Sin
to, Rev. C. F. Johnson, pastor—
Sunday school and adult Bible
class at 10. Preaching 11 a. m.
Young people will take charge of
Sfrfice in evening.
,*oo|ety will meet Sunday evening
at i o'clock In Lower Pacific balls,
8)01 Riverside avenue. Rev. U:\
wloD Kayner will lecture.
;St Mark's Evangelical Lutheran,
Adams and Wallace, Rev. W. L.
RtdPnour, pastor—Sunday morning,
11 o'clock. Sunday school at 10
■ W. C. A. vesper services will
be (held Sunday afternoon at 4
of oß>< k at the Y. M. C. A. rooms on
tnaT third floor ot the Auditorium
It is impossible to be well, simply
Impossible, if the bowels sre con
stipsied. Wsste products, poisonoui
substances, must be removed frotr
the body st lesst once each dsy, 01
there will be trouble. The dose o
Ayer's Pills is smsll, only one pil
st bedtime. All vegetable.
Ask your Affar about Ayer's Pills, gtnllt
laxative, all vegetable. He knows u'hythei
act directly on the liver. L«&**M
CARL STOCKDALE, IN "GOING SOMK," AT TDK SPOKANE.
SEE US FOR YOUR
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do. We positively do not have beginners to do your
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Come in and see us about your work now, as we
will be very glad to see you. Examination is abso
Full set of teeth.ss.oo
22k. solid gold crown.
Best bridge work
New York Dental Co.
71i\-2 Riverside Avenue.
Silk Suits and
at $22.50. They are worth up to $37.50 in
the French serges—up to $47.50 in the
white serges—up to $65 in the Aeolian silk
A Sale of Millinery
Up to $12 Hats of many sizes and shapes
and straws are to sell at $5.
A Sale of
which just came in—27s of them—differ
ent models for boys of different ages from
2Va to 17. They are $5 Suits at $3.85.
A Sale of
Good tools—warranted tools—many of
them from the best manufacturers of the
country. Sets of 5 chisels; different sizes;
at $1.40. Leather capped chisel handles;
all sizes; for 3c, and 20 other items, priced
Up to 20e Cuff Pins and Beauty Pius will
soil at sc; 75c Scarf Pins and Collar Pins
at 35o—very dainty hatpins at 25c.
Belts, Dal Lace,
320-22-24 Sprague Avenue. 319-21-23 Riverside Avenue.
"Going Some" at Spokane
Three Good Vaudeville Bills
Next to Crescent Store
Lawrence and Sandusky have se
cured for presentation next week,
the best of all the later comedies
and will on Sunday afternoon next
present for the first time In Spo
kane at any price "Going; Some"
which is by far the most enjoyable
comedy seen here this season.
There is a real live plot conectcd
with "Going Some" which Is In
deed strange when we consider the
multitude of farcical creations
which are utterly devoid of even
a semblance of this necessary arti
cle. Types of cowmen. Indians,
college boys and city folks; are In
cluded in the makeup of the play
and situations so distinctly unique
that it would only spoil the plot to
tell them all. go to help along the
fun which never ceases once the
ONE BIG WEEK
D. 8. LAWRENCE STOCK CO.
The Famous Leslie Carter Success
Our prices 25c, 35c, 50c.
Saturday matinee 25c and 50c.
Boxes and divans 75c.
Next Week: "GOING SOME."
ANOTHER BXO BIX.I. A 1.1. NEXT
Welcome Return of
The Dainty English Singer
of Dainty Story Songs
"THE CODE BOOK"
With Charles P. Hammond and Allan
Alt well. _^
Presenting Ills [.(test Novelty, 'Tho
LTOKB fc TOSCO
The Harpist and the Singer____
MS. AND BOW. OENE HUOKES
Preseiitmg_ "Suppressing the Press"
HACK ft WIIT
"The High-Toned Minstrel and His
WOLF ft ■aivt.t.a
Presenting an Odd Novelty, Entitled
"AT HOTEL. HEALTHY"'
Thursday Matinee, May 12th 230
sharp, Benefit Actors' Fund.
TaJe.it rrom All Theaters.
A T H E AT t R
E. O. WAX.XEB, Mgr. »hon« M. 1398
week couaitcDro srnrDAT
MATXHEE, MAY 8.
THE FOUR MILLIONS
European Equilibrists and Fly
jab. a. mm h 00.
Iti Junie McCree's Slang Ciasslo
"Tit Mm From Dtnnr."
Introducing the Unique Western
Character. The Dope Fiend."
LAYPE ft BEWJAMIH
Flipping the Flops.
In "Tho Inspector and the Olb.
THE DTMOID 800
LEWIS ft LLOYD
Singing and Dancing.
Matinee daily 5.45; any seat lSe.
Evening. 7:30 and 9. Seats 100 und
kiok class vaudeville
week coxMExrcnra stjwday
mathtbe, HAT 8, 1910.
"The Moat Distinguished Announce
ment of the Season"—Vaude
vllle Premier* of
"The Equestrian Queen"
And Her "Blue Ribbon" Winners
" BOW ft BBAUtO"
In an Artistic and Remarkable Bg
hibition of Horsemanship.
"The Slang Prince Supreme"
OIOK CBOLI US ft COaCPASTT
# Unsurpessesl Equilibrists.
'The Physical Culture Maids'*
Jessie— SXOBLA ft PBABTXB—Louisa
In Their Sprightly Offering
"The Unctioua Comedian"
Jut I.bs. of Monologue and Plano
•The Charming Vooallat"
Phenomenal Baritone Soloist.
Matinee Dally at 2:30. Two shows
every evening at ?:S0 and t. Price*
lto and 250.
salesageuts. pollahlnf, repaJrißg,
8e« ua about furniture. Mil