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THE ARGUS, .SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1006.
j ing up of one of the forts. A number
of scenes were those which told ofl
.the surrender of General Stoessel to
.General Noji. Russian prisoners leav
ing port Arthur.
BOOKINGS AT ILLINOIS.
April 7 "Uncle SI Haskins." ,
April 10 "The Little Gray Lady."
April 14 Kolb & Dill, "I. O. U."
April 16 jRichard Carle In "The
Mayer of Toklo."
1 April 16 and week Cradoc-Nevllle
April 22 "A Royal Slave."
April 25 Howe's Moving Pictures. '
April 26 Paul Gilmcrie...
April 28 "Hooligan's Troubles."
Does Not Offend. When "I. O. IV
shows sir.s of canity., it. .seems to be
a satiric assault on tra. Us' unions, but
the feilerated council will not seek to
turn there for the balance of this sea
son, after which Mr. Carle and his
present company and production en
tire will be transferred to London,
England, for the gay summer season
there. Manager Taylor .of the Illinois
booked this stellar attraction for Eas
ter Sunday, on which occasion we are
assured the same elaborate production
as. presented during the aforesaid en
gagements. The company numbers 90.
people and includes the celebrated
"peanut ballet." the dainty "Geisha
Rirls." and the much heralded 'Blu?l
Ribbon Chorus of America."
Has No Particular Star. "The Lit.
Give a Parade. Si Haskins and his
rube town band gave a novel parade!
on the principal streets of Rock Island
A S EASTER is rapidly approaching we wisk to remind
- every lady of the Tn-cities of the imperative im
portance of a visit to tnis store, wkere
satisfactory selections can be made witk
-. ' t
advantages of immense assortments when every
J size, is to be found adds much to tKe
pleasure of purchasing, and a still further inducement is
CHARLES PITT IN "THE LITTLE
t6day. He is appearing at the Illinois
theater, matinee and night, today.
Makes Second Run. The present I
remarkable run of George Ade's Irre
sistible American comedy, "The Col
lege Widow," at the SUidebaker thea-
A Visit to Our
the moderate prices that always prevail.
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Store Should te Made Before
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114-116 W. 2d St.
'The place to buy Women's Wearing
Apparel and Millinery."
a very valuable theatrical asset. Its
one merit Is the lifelike makeup of the
ter, Chicago.' Is worthy of comment, actor in the role of the famous war
for reasons easily defined. It is a well
known fact that a protracted run of a
play, if broken, no matter how success-
time president. Rut that is not suffix
cient to make a successful drama. .
The play is crudely put together and
PAULINE FREDERICK, "THE LITTLE GRAY LADY."
He Gray Lady," a play without auy
enjoin it. Will II. Cross as the walk
ing delegate. Miss Maud K. Williams
as the adopted daughter, Francis K.
Lieb as the circus owner, and Ben
Dillon as the Irish hotel keeper, aid
in making the stars shine bright. There
are others who might be termed legion.
Miss Williams has a beautiful voice
and dramatic ability. "I. O. U." is at
the Illinois April 14.
Has Had Phenomenal Runs. Of all
the many operatic celebrities before
the public today few seem to have at
tained the eminent and financially suc
cessful position unanimously accorded
Richard Carle, the popular author
comedian. Of all the musical produc
tions on the boards today "The Mayor
of Tokio" from all accounts may be
accredited as being one of the most
particular star, but in the cast of i vaudeville novelties maiming canning
which there are any one of six or and Burns, eccentric comedians, said
fUl it may have been, is seldom taken serves no particular purpose. It Is a
up in the large cities with equal suc
cess upon a return engagement. Not
so with .Mr. Ade's "Widow." This
piece ran seven weeks, during the hot
test period of last summer in Chicago,
and to continual capacity audiences.
Although people were turned away at
every performance, and extra matinees
were rather the rule than the exception
the wise ones predicted a less success
ful result upon a .second engagement.
On Monday. March 19, "The College
Widow" returned to its summer home
at the Studebaker and the interest
manifested in the event was so great
that the skeptical were put to rout
by the first day's sale. It has contin
ued with the same unvarying prosper
ity up to the present time and the indi
cations are all favorable to an exten
sion of the engagement far beyond the
limit originally set.
Crystal Theatre. For the week com
mencing April 9 the management of
the Crystal will offer a strong bill of
seven people who in point of genius
and popularity outranks some of our
stars of today, will be seen at the Il
linois theater Tuesday, April 10. It
therefore can almost be said that "Thej
BENJAMIN CHAFIJf A3 LINCOLN.
vaudeville sketch in an elaborated
form and in no way rises above Its
to be one of the best teams in their
line in vaudeville, Nellie Revell. lady
monologist and parodist, Mason and
Filburn, a first class sketch team, Abel station at the time of its birth
Lavigne, trick pianist and dancer, Mr. Chapin wrote the play in addl-
Little Gray Lady" will be presented , Kdytne Stanley, iiiustratea songs, ana tion to aprjearing in the title role. lie
with almost a star cast, and such a new moving picture mm, ine a- nas mucn to learn both as playwright
natres as Pauline Frederick. Olla ' termeion t'atcn. ine present wwk s ana acior,
Humphreys. Louise Sheldon. Mary first class bill holds over until Mon
Moran. Helen Leslie, Stephen Grattan,
Edward Ellsner, Frank Opperman,
Charles D. Pitt. A. Latscha, Harold Do
Becker, etc., is certainly enough to
warrant that expectation. Mr. Pollock
is a rapidly rising young dramatist.
and it has been predicted that from
his pen may come the great American
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BELLE CLIFTON IN "THE LAND O' COTTON."
emphatic triumphs of Jthe season; inas-,
much as it has broken all records for
long runs, and box office receipts dur
ing its stay in Chicago last fall and
summer and duplicated its success re
cently at the New York theater, New
York-City; in Philadelphia It has Jbeea
presented for two record-breaking en
gagements of three and "four weeks,
respectively, and, in Boston during its
six weeks, sojourn there, business was
considered phenomenal, to such a de-JoT
gjee that in a few weeks it will re-jthc
Prais.es. the Pictures. Speaking of
Howe's moving pictures, which are at
Mie..IllfnoiH soon, .an exchange says:
"A stirring picture was the scene of a
field gun-in action." operated by a squad
of artillerymen, and transporting an
114nch siege gun from one position to
another, with over 1,000 men pulling
at the field piece. Another picture was
that showing 11-inch guns pouring 500
povmd shells into Port Arthur. Bach
qI tlie .shells used cost v $175 Then
e wera pictures showing the blow-
Yvette Guilbert, who is again tour
ing America, for a goodly number of
years was one of the "sights" of Paris,
and so popular was she that every for
eigner was soon filled with ardor to see
and hear this wonderful cantatrlee and
character illustrator, and he who saw
and heard her almost without excep
tion trumpeted her merits far and
wide. Later she won London, and nine
year3 ago she was heard iu New York
and In other American cities. In all of
which she was given unstinted praise
for her gifts, accomplishments and ex
Upou her former visit to this country
Mme. " Guilbert sang and recited the
Parisian popular songs of the day, but
recently she has devoted herself to the
revival of old French and English lal
iaas. "ine idea would 'seem to be an
excellent one; for, except to student of
folklore, these are unknown. Her rep
ertory comprises a large Tiumber from
whlcn she makes selections for each
entertainment. . . . ... I : '.
The songs which are in the narrative
form illustrate many phases of 'char
acter and emotion. Mme. Guilbert di
vides her programme into two sections
"Chansons Pompadour," being songs
dating from the seventeenth and eight
eenth centuries, and "Chansons Crino
line," which is the classification of
those composed about 1S30," For, each
group she has an appropriate costume,
appearing first In a beautiful rompa
donr flress and a powdered wig of the
While, Yvette Guilbert is not a great
singer, she ha9 a clear, pleasing voice
stilted to the wide range of expression
essential for the 'full'. appreciation of
her songs. She lias the gift specially
needful to a singer of such songs, an
enunciation s6 distinct that any person
familiar with the" language readily fol
lows her. It Is, however, as ah actress
that Mme. Gnilbert excels. From her
the portrayal of every emotion comes
with "that artless 'ease which Is the'
truest art. 'With equal" realism she ex
presses tragedy and 'Comedy, the latter
with wonderful humor.' , V
; tho3e ;who' LCave seen'and heard the
Guilbert befora will certainly wish to
d so again and those" who Cave", not
will desire to' for the first time o;in'g
td hername and fame. In her'aphere
she ranks ' as high as does Bernhardt In
hers; With her are il-Armand Forest,
b61o violinist, and M. Richard Ilage
man, pianist . .
Benjamin -. Chapln'a , presentation' of
"Linspln" at the LIbertiJtheaterls. not
Ordinary household accidents have
no terrors when there's a bottle of Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric Oil in the medicine
chesU . Heals burns, cuts, bruises,
sprains. Instant relief.
The C, M. & St. P. offers first class
train service to Chicago and Kansas
City, from the tri-cities, sleeping cai
reservations made to any point desir
ed. For further information 'phone any
of their offices.
C M. &. SL P. Excursion Rates.
Homeseekers' tickets on sale the
first and third Tuesday in each month
to points in Iowa, Minnesota, North
and South Dakota and to other home
seekers territory. For further infor
mation 'phone or call at any C, M. &
St. P. office.
Passengers east from Chicago to
Fort Wayne, Findlay, Fostoria, Cleve
land, Erie, Buffalo, New York City,
Boston, and all points east, will con
sult their interests and find advantage
in selecting the Nickel Plate road east
from Chicago. Three through trains
are run daily, with through day coach
es to New York City, and modern Pull
man sleeping cars to destination.
Rates always the lowest, and no excess
fares are charged on any train, for
any part of the journey. Modern din
ing car service, with individual club
meals, -ranging in price from 35 cents
to $1.00; also meals a la carte. Ask
for tickets via the Nickel Plate road.
Chicago depot, LaSaUe and Van Buren
streets, the only station in Chicago on
the elevated loop. Chicago city ticket
office. Ill Adams street. Detailed in
formation may be secured by address
ing John Y. Callahan, general agent,
113 Adams street, room 29S, Chicago.
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