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THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19,-1908,
TO BE ON TQNIGH1
Home Talent Play, "The West
ville Cadets," at the Illi
FOR TRINITY PARISH BENEFl
Outline of Drama of Which Rod
Island People Are the
The military urama, with music, o.
which Lee R. Davis, Miss Mary E
Sijupson and Will Trimble are the au
thors, is to be piesented at the Illmoib
theater by locil, talent tonight under
the direction of Miss Anna Larkin fo"i
the benefit of tyinity parish. The in
dications are that the performance
will be well attended.
The story of the play briefly told,
is as follows, the scene being laid at
Westville, N. .- At this place "The
Westville Mi'.itury Academy" is lo
rated, with "St. Mary's School foi
Girls" a short distance away. Colonei
Johnstone Is in command of the for
mer and MI39 Bailey is principal a
The play opens as the cadets and
the girls are ictttrning from vacation
to begin ano'iKT year. During the
preceding year Jack Harlem had won
over from Jim Maxwell the affections
of Jacqueline Let, a student at St.
Mary's. In Uu first act tho enmity
ii further imensified when Jack Is
given the firs': lieutenancy while Jim
achieves only the secondary honor of
first sergeant. This second blow to
Jim's pride s eo much for him and
he determines to be avenged. Miss
Ivce has at Westville a brother, Ben,
who Is a great spendthrift and fre
quent conferences with his sister are
necessary in order that he may secure
from home sufficient money to keep up
Lis credit. Those meetings take place
after dark thus causing Miss Lee to
break the rules of St. Mary's. Dis
covery is final'y made by Miss Bailey
who, however, mistakes Ben for Jack
Harlem. T'.io same day that Miss
Bailey enters complaint against Jack
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GROCER. 2207. Fourth Avenue
; Talk. With It ly Phone.
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Ihthr le on the ,afe 'A your
doctor about Ayer' Hair Vigor, then
do as he mVs. He know, what Is lat.
he is late for drill because of an acci-
lent in which he' plays the hero by
saving Colonel Johnstone s grand-
laughter, Adlerio, but because no sat
'sfactory explanation is offered h3
loses his sword to his old rival. Nol
-ontent with Jack's disgrace, Jim
'roceeds to circulate false tales about
Tim, but in tin third act both are
hown up in true light.
Mrs. Martin, Irene Weldon, Tom
Vatson, (Ireae'ii particular friend)
nd Katherine Kail, (a would-be girl
ietective) all liay conspicuous parts
n unraveling the web of circum
tances. Polly Jay, with her chum,
?lara Bradley, make fun in their
'arts, and comedy is also afforded in
he character of "Rube Freshman"
nd his father, as well as by the ath
Company A is to participate thus
giving reality to the military features.
The list of patronesses, young lady
ushers, etc.. ia as follows:
Patronesses Mesdanies T. J. Bu-
ford. B. T. Cable. H. S. Cable, C. C
Tarter, Mary Call. B. D. Connelly. A.
DeSoland, R. H. Dart. Cora L. East
nan. W. L. Gansert. E. H. Guyer, E.
W. Hurst, C. W. Hall, Charles Mc
Hugh, C. S. McDaniel. M.E. Potter,
J. L. S. Scadding, G. H. Sherwood, I.
3. White, J. A. Wendell, and Mattie
Williams, and the Misses Clara Whit
man, Mary Carter, Claire Gilmore, Bes
sie Gilmore. Harriet Johnson and
Ushers Miss Alice Guyer in charge,
Misses Grace ' French, Alice Dodge.
Mice Ficke, Fai;h Channon, Charlotte
Chamberlin., Mabel Lardner, Eloise
Kahler, Elinor Hobbs, and Marion
Candy Venders and Flower Girls
Charlotte Wheelan, Julia Crawford,
Marie Tremann, Eleanor Treraann,
Elizabeth Wiley, and Lila Hudson.
PAPKE AND KELLY
TO MEET MARCH' 16
Terms Closed ftr Fight at Milwaukee
Jim Barry Whips
Chicago, Feb. 19. Details o! the
second matcii between Middlewcights
Hugo Kelly and Billy Papke were ar
ranged at a meeting yesterday be
tween Manago-s Ferretti and Jones
The men will meet March 1C at the
Hippodrome building, .Milwaukee, for
a percentage of the receipts, the
weight conditions being 15S pounds
Jones took exception to a list of
referees named by Kelly's manager.
This included Malachy Hogan, Joe
Coffey, Dr. Krone and McBride of
Buffalo. He war ted W. St. Mary or
Saginaw, but the Kelly party balked
on "the Michigan-'man. Sl Bright of
Milwaukee finally was 'chosen. Jones
cta'ed that, while-several of the men
I named by Fes-i-ctti were agreeable to
Papke and- himseir, they were not sat
isfactory to namerous friends of the
miner. Kelly start training next
wiA at Harle.n and will be assisted
-wbv Tonv Canoni and fnai-lps DUon
jthe St. Louis wrestler. The Hippo
drome will seat 5,400 spectators and
the gate money is expected to reach,
Barry Wins in Last Minute.
Boston, Mass., Feb. 19. In the last
minute of their 12 round. Tight before
the Armory Athletic association last
night, Jim Barry of Chicago put Larry
Temple of Nev York down and out
with a right hand blow to tho stom
ach. Temple el. timed a foul, and Ref
eree Shechan refused to allow it and
a physician's examination showed no
evidence, of a foul. The fight was
Barry's all th way. with the excep
tion of the second round. He landed
at will and slugged Temple all around
the ring, although unable to land a
decisive punca. In the second round
Temple got in a left to the jaw. which
put Barry down for a count of eight.
He "stalled" through the rest of the
round. Terry McGovern, who was
seconding Barry, brought him back in
good shape for the third round and
after that he had it all his own way.
Notice to Hunters.
The Farmers' Protective Association
jof Black Hawk township will prose
cute any hunter-found trespassing on
I any of the following farnis: George
Sears, Hedly Peterson, George R. Syd
jnor, John Hokenson, Henry Nelson,
F. II. Jenkins, S. M. Johnston, Loti
Wilson, John Cox, Charles Blazer
John Scarr. C. J. Peterson; Ed Spiegel,
, win Kingman, Airrea reierson, August
iBrakel, Mr. Marsh, Gus Danielson.
j Wilson Matthews, George Palmer,
'John McAfee, James Dixon Alvin
! Johnston, B. Cressey, David W. Mat
! thews, Hugh Robson, George Clark,
William Schuck, John Erickson, Jo
seph Linn, Gust Johnson, Chris Heber.
Carl Belsbau.se, William Schave, Fre1
Liekefett, John Blaser, Henry Hurley.
Hurdman Hurley, Jacob Tanner.
Frank Rouse, Ixgan DeBord, Howard
Dunn, John Kadel, George Ricketts
What Causes Headache.
From October to May, colds are the
most frequent cause of headache. Lax
ative bromo quinine removes cause.
E. W. Grove on box. 25 cents. :
luul idling a story, inc siory
ot Mling hair? Not a pleasant story, s
it? Itends badly. The story we tell is
Vi.f PfJ 7 I ut
y9 dandruflf, keeps the scalp healthy.
Does not color the hair, t.r"??;:
The house that always keeps its promises, where the
ORIGINAL PASSION PLAY
pictures are being shown every afternoon and night,
together with '
NEILLSON AERIAL BALLET, the most expensive act in vaudeville.
LOUGHLIN'S FOUR FOX TERRIERS, you have heard the people talk about them.
MRS. MAE RICHARDS CASEY, singing "The Holy City" and "Nearer MyGod to Thee."
Making in all the grandest bill ever offered by a local playhouse. ' " Prices never ch?
You can hear and see from any seat in the theater.
HAS HAD ENOUGH
Springfield News Asks Presi
dent Holland to Stop "By
play" and Do Business.
SUGGESTS AN EARLY MEETING
Concedes That Dubuque Has the Up
per Hand and There Is No Use
Breaking Up the League.
ine hpnngfieid News which has
been one of tho first to yell 'treason.'
when any line of policy which was not
entirely favored by President Holland
1. m i .
ur me inree-cye was aavocateu at
this end of tne line, has experienced
a change of heart and now conies out
with a demairl that all this "byplay"
be dropped and a meeting called
forthwith. The News says:
"With no thought of disparagement
oward President Holland for his stand
n what is believed to be the best in
erests of the league, but in all fair
ness to the fans, upon whom the or
ganization dennds for support and
maintenance, the News' feels called
upon to ask the executive to at'least
modify his taetios in his fight against
Dubuque and bring about an amicable
adjustment of the tangled state o af
"It is due the fans that this be done
Things have reached such a itage that
it is a question as to whether or not
tne- l nree-iiyf loiiowers of the game
will see baseball this season. White
Mr. Holland, is president, has acted
only ip accordance with the desires of
majority of the league, (his own
personal interests, of course, naturally
being involved, as would be the case
with any other man who aspired lo
the head of tho league) things cannot
go on this wa with the season but
two months off, md the reporting time
of some of the clubs being no more
than a month away.
"It must not l,e inferred from this
that the News is 'hedging' from its
original stand. Far from it. Any fair
minded observer can readily see that
Dubuque has the upper hand, in that
Rock Island courts have the case
In hand and the Rock Island club
stands shoulder to shoulder with Du
hont (lie League.
Ross Thorn .on has announced his
determination to quit the game and
gives as his rtnson the fact that he
has decided to study law. Before
leaving Springfield last fall Ross de
clared he would never go back there
to play again znd is evidently going
to keen his woid. He is at present
living in Terre Haute.
The Springfield club is not trying
to dispose of the services of Dick
Smith, as has been announced. It is
the present indention' of the local club
o have Manager Jack McCarthy play
first base, in which case Smith will
take his regula- turn in the box. Dick
has had more experience in the box
than any place else and it was only
nu account of his hitting that he had
been given a season position. Man
tiger McCarthy may not want to hold
down the initial corner, preferring to
nlay his oil position in the outfield.
in which case Smith will again be
seen at first.
The Clinton team for 1908 will he
Ptrong one. Manager Buelow will
rlay first, but has Davy Crockett's
figr.ed contract Outfielder Ohlan will
be " with the aggregation contrary to
reports. Fred Neiman, catcher, will
import for this spring) and will be
given a tryoux. Nehnan did not re-J
ort ia?t. year. He has been playing
semi-professional ball in Chicago, and
Is said to be- a first class man. Catcher
Smith will be behind the bat this year.
With Neiman and Thiery Clinton has!
a good squad of catchers. Thiery
plays ngnt nei-i as wen as behind tne
bat. Then there is;-Ohlan, Kaphan
and CorkhihY The deal whereby Cork-
hill was" to he traded with Joplln, Mo.,
for Paul . Mooro, pitcher, has fallen
through. . Hein2e and Wall, second
But if you want to see the
Go to The Eli
and third basemen, have been signed
on recommendation of Lajoie of Cleve
land. Kearney, said to be a fa;it
fielder, is also on the list. He was
igned on recommendation of Swa-
cma. The clui) still has a string on
Mackey, who played .with Fort Dodge
last year and Lcfore that, with Free-
port. Mackey plays short and is re
puted to be a good man. Several
members of las, year's pitching sttf
have been retained. These are Jpbmiy
Baker, Harry Stauffcr, Fleet,,, Pressey
and "Curley" Leonard. .The Clinton
club has signed Ward, of Benton, 111.,
who was a mc-nlier of the Peoria staff
The Soiiji. Bend Central league team
will piake a tour of the Three-Eye
league, playing 14 ante-season games
with the clubs on the circuit, begin
ning April 15.
(Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.)
10 "The Wctvllle Cndela."
Feb. 22 The JefTerKonn, In "The HI
vnln," matinee and nlxbt.
Feb. 23 The CJIuKcrbrcnd Mau,'
Frh. 241 Mln Jlny UoIikoii, Ktnrrlns 1
In 'The IteJnvennUon of Aunt Slary."
(Eighteenth Street, North, of Second
Vaudeville nt H and 13 p. in. Two
aiallaees- Koadaya and holidays.
(Second Avenue. East of Nineteenth
Vaudeville at 3, H and 0:15 p. in. Tno
nntineea Kuudnya and holiday.
"The Rivals." Joseph and William
W. Jefferson, who have for the past
several seasons appeared in Sheri
dan's famous comedy, "The Rivals,"
supported by a particularly capable
and artistic, company including Theo
dore Hamilton. Leopold Laue. Itich-
crd Lylej Roger Biirnham, Blanche
Bender, Roberta Biennan and Unetta
Wells, will give-that famous comedy
at the Illinois, b-etuiday,. Feb. 22, mat
inee and evening.
"The Gingerbread Man." The at
traction at tho Illinois Sunday. Feb.
23, matinee and evening, will lie "The
Gingerbread Man." This rollicking
end very meritorious musical fantasy
is this season under the direction of
Messrs. Nixon and Zimmerman 'who
have acquired all right and title to it
and have engaged the strongest com
pany yet seen with this charming
work. It includes such well known
artists as Miss Vera Stanley, Miss
Delia Nevin, Miss Dorothy Nott,
Charles' Gallagher, Charles Morgan,
Bci L. Melory and Robert Parkin, to
gether with a large and efficient
chorus of 50 voices. Special atten
tion has been given to the staging
and costuming which will be en a parj
with the foremost of the Nixon &
Passion Play Beautiful. The "Pas
sion Play" shown at both the local
vaudeville housert this week is prov
ing a strong attraction. The pictures
are vivid and deeply impressive.
Fourth Subscription Concert.
Petersen's band under the direction
of Albert Petersen announces the ,
fourth subscription concert to be given
tomorrow evening t the Grand opera
house. Davenport.- By special request
the program will be made up of pop-J
ular numbers., Mrs. Amalia Schmidt
Gobhle, soprano, and Hugo Toll,, violin, '
will be the soloists.
What to Do When Bilious.
Tne rjgnt thing to do when you feel
bilious is to take a dose of Chamber
Iain's Stomach and Liver Tablets,
They will cleanse the stomach and
I regulate the liver and bowels. Try it.
price, 25 cents. "Samples free at all
best vaudeville show Rock
Wednesday Evening, Feb. 19.
A Military Drama, with Music "by l,ee
H. 1 avis and Miss Mary E. Simp
son, assisted ly Will Trimble.
Presented by Iocul
Hi-siTved seat sale opens at 3 a. ni.
Monday, Feb. IT, at Illinois theater box
TRICKS 23c, 75c and $1; box seats,,
$1 and $1.2:.. I
Friday, Feb. 21.
The Most Talked of Case in the
Assassination and Funeral oC
Electrocution of Czolgosz, His Assas
sin. Don't Fnll in See It tirc.Kcxt of All
I'UICKS 15-, U.lc, S.'ic and 00c.
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OiafcCTION ClMnCRUN.KmOT.COfWM 1
THE MOST TALKED OF CASE IN THE WORLD. ,
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ASSASSINATION AND FUNERAL OF
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DON'T FAIL tO. SEE IT GREATEST OF ALL MOTION PICTURES.
Island has ever had
S. A. Lewinsohn, Owiu
And Every Matinee and Night
Original $10,000 Production of
These moving life pictures are miles in leng
from the life of Christ as produced in the (Src
Davaria in which nearly l.(M:0 actors take par
man and child should see this wonderful picte.i
will be given.
PROFESSOR STONERS ORCHESTRA w
sacred niurfic for the occasion.
The following splendid bill is offered in addi
IVAN KOPINSKY, HUNT AND COMPANY, B
MISS MYRTLE ESCHER, MISS ALMA i
In spite of this immense bill, the prices remain
II. ,.Am,,dH.Tkmf,hl iltK tfiii ii Till lift '-J-.
bTaicTiON CtwniBUN.KiHTConpiiv. I
WASHINGTON'S ItallTHDA Y
Saturday, Feb. 22.
Matinee and Kvminic.
A NOTAI5LK EVENT.
JOSEPH ANL WILLIAM W.
IcniliiiK a Compnny of niKtinsuixhril
ArlixlM In nn FMnuornlr Production
of the ;renoi of All
I5y Iticliaiil llrinsley Sheridan.
Tiie one comedy tliat l.a lo-cn stead
ily produced for more than a century.
THICKS Matinee 2.1c to$ 1 :evciiinp,
2"ic to Scat .ale at theater Teh.
2. Phone west 22 i.
23 38 200 206
ing druggists. Send 10 cents in stamps
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Detroit. Mich. Two sizes, 50 cents and
$1. T. H. Thomas, special agent.
Beer That Is Beer.
If you want to drink good beer, order
the Davenport Malting company's pale
export. Delivered anywhere in Rock
Island. Both phones, north 1C9.
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THEATER Friday, Fe1
PRICES 15c, 25c, 35c, 50c.
Present the C
Hook ami I.jiScm 1,
Music l.y A. U
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Hair dressing fi
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