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TTITC ARGUS, SATURDAY. MAY 15,-1909.
TELLS OF TRIP
Distinguished Commander Kc
lates Tale of Cruise With
GUEST OF THE PRESS CLUB
Proves as CJimkI a Talkr as He I
Fighter and Is (iivcn a Most
That the United States needs
larger navy so that ample squadrons
can be maintained both in the Atlantic
and Pacific oceans and that the
Loth as an actor in the gcciia's he lr.
scribed and in the telling of the .story.
It was perfectly evident that naval red
tape found little favor with him in his.
long and distinguished career, while
the board of strategy of the navy de-:
Iartment received no more consider
iUon than the regulations demanded.
Making it plain that a nval officer,
active or retired,, is not at liberty to
discuss things higher np with the pub
lic, and is not supposed to criticise con
gress, the admiral nevertheless found
a way to indicate i;s sentiments with
out expressing them in so many words.
i-tlr llcnrrrn' I'atrifttiniu.
The lecture fallowed a dinner at
the Kimball hotel attended by the ad
miral and Mrs. Evans, his manager.
Mr. Cruikshank, and members of lh'
club and their ladies. Physical in
lirinities partly due to "reminders" of
civil war, rendered, it necessary for
'the admiral to sit while speaking, but
his address lost nothing thereby, and
: ' ..... i
us ieceiLmii ws iiiuaL i-uiuiui. : .1
co!n'.fact, the more graphic passages in hiSi
H. S. BOYS SING
Three hundred artists of both sexes
and with international reputations
represent every known class of arenic
performers, and each and every one
' - is a star in his or her respective line.
Glee Club Appears in the First There are companies and troupes of
Annual Cnnrrrt at the . aerialists and acrobats; equestrians
SCORE A BIG
Program Is Well Heceived ami K
cores Are Demanded Not Prod
uct of Special Instruction.
and equilibrists; leapers and tum
blers; and clowns and contortionists.
There are premiers and coryphees in
innrttnor i11imit!ann.Anti! an1 ortmflp
oU Lli Loo ensembles; inspiring and beautiful
I tournaments and thrilling races. A
constant quest for novelty lias been
prodigously fruitful of results, with
the consequence that there are pre
sented more startling so-called feat
ure performances than have ever
been seen before. '
A new feature in high school life
was inaugurated last evening when
the high school glee club gave the
first concert ever given in the school.
The- auditorium was filled with a
Large audience and encores were de-l
pletion of tile Panama canal will not narrative were of the kind to stir tin?
alter tl'i? situation was the conviction ' patriotic American blood anywhers
expissed in vigorous manner by Ad , and under any circumstances,
miral llohlcy L). Evans in his lecture, j In opening his address the admiral,
at the Ihirlis opera house, Davenport; ! who was presented most gracefully
last evening under Tri City Press club
A total lack of sympathy with the
disarmament movement, u: least till
all countries get loiyther and actually
begin the operation was conveyed m
the adminfl's closing rcm-.irl.s afU-r
telling most entei tainingly of the
cruise of the Atlantic battl"ship ile.'t
around the horn und"r his command.
Admiral Evans is .a surprisingly
good talker. For a man of action tie
tells his story well, though with ihv
fect modesty, lie impressed his aud
ience last evening with his simp!.!
directness and disregard for formality.
and appropriately by President Ralph
Cram of the Press club, said:
manded for every number on 'the
program. Although the club "docs
! not compare with the better college
clubs, they gave a very creditable
account of themselves. The harmony
(was fairly accurate and there was
never a hitch in the program. This
being the first concert, the club had
no "stunts" prepared as they will
SPRING JEWELRY IN FULL
Jewelry exactly to our liki n j
and your demands fine or re
fined. The trouble aaout trie pretty
new models in jewelry is that
they take a "rjrje" and grow
horribly common. Not so with
these exclusive yet very reason
ably priced things we are shov
ing. Belt pins and buckles, collar
pins, lockets, hat pins, comb1?,
bracelets, purses, fobs, and
on, i ad this is the lime of tims
when you want them.
ized un il t he winter and spring of
1007. lTp to that time we had been'
esirig two squadrons instead of a (loot. J
I v ; s placed in command at Hampton
K";ijs, where practically the whole
navy was assembled May 13. Our first
duty there was to make the Jamestow.i 1
i exposition a success. We have seldom'
'had such a hard thing t.i do. Our ecc-
jond t'uty was to entertain foreign of-Pci-rs.
and. in the third place, to en
tertain our own people. I
j " The fleet was in a peculiar condi
tion as the ships had never been under
! way together. For a time the pres.;
of the country divided on the proposi
tion. About half of the papers said
that the (leet was going to the Pacific
while the lest of them said that it was
not, us President Roosevelt would lot
dare do such a thing as it wnuhl s'art
a war with Japan and cau.e all kinds
of trouble. They took just the courcM
to get the president to send us.
I ten it. v for Anything.
"I did not care a snap what kind
of a trip it was. I knew that we were
on a peaceful mission and that anyoie
who cared to interfere would have !o
take the consequences. We gut aw ly
just as soon as the exo.siii:n expired,
and we were all glad when we got
A brier account of the. troubles of
the Meet trjing to find a pl.ice for tar
get practice, changing ninn, and get
ting supplies was given by the admir.il.
lie complimented t!ie western 'boys'
who "were a little green about a hat-
(Eighteenth Street, .North of Second
Elite Stock company, Appearing each
rvrolnic nt N:15, with mntlnrra Tues
day, FrldajH anil Sunilajn.
(Second Avenue. East of Nineteenth
Vaudeville at 3, H, null :15 p,
matinee Sunday and holidays.
nevt vear. These always contribute
The, Atlantic fleet was not organ-i much to the poasllPe of 8Uch enter
tainments. The concert was merely
a tryout and proved a success be
yond all expectations. The quartet
gave two numbers and responded to
the applause several times.
Lew is gave the principal instrument- been a
al solos of the evening and the audi- icho" has been presented to good and
A CIRCUS THAT IS A CIRCUS
THE GREATEST COMBINATION OF FAMOUS SHOWS KNOWN
MAKING ANY COMPARISON RIDICULOUS
AND GREAT ,
THE MOST PLEASING EXHIBITION EVER WITNESSED!
Closing Successful Week. The first
week of the Tri-City Stock company at
Kinney j the Grand opera house, Davenport, lias
tieen a success. ine wans vi jer-
once was enraptured by the artistic iences
nightly and it was uniformly
interpretation of his selections, inej pleased. Next week, beginning Mon
piano solo by Lyman Weld was also day night, "Salomy Jane" will be the.
well received. 10. L. I'hilbrook, di-' offering.
rector of the club, sang "Friend or!
Foe." Charles Larkin gave the only! At the Elite. Especial attention ie
reading of the evening, entitled "The production of Camille to be pro
Advocates First riea," a very dra- duced at the Klite Monday night is
matic piece. tailed to the gown worn by Miss Jef-
o special Training. fries in the first act. This gown was
The glee club consists of 23 niem-'made especially for Miss Jeffries by
hers, w ho have received no vocal made especially for Miss Jeffries by the
training, w hatever, outside of the great artist modist Madame Neischang.
course given in the public schools, silk velvet, heavily embroidered in
The members of the club are as fol- "Jack Roses," every stitch of which is
lows: first tenor Joe Smith, S. hand work and trimmed with pearls
Steenburg. U. Rich: socend tenor and rhiuestones. This gown was pur
Richard Liitt, John Ktreckfus. Charles chased in New York by Miss Jeffries,
Larkin, 11. Frey. Harry Stokes; bari- costing her $250.
tone Lyman Weld, E. McFntyre,
Hubbard Docley. L. Simpson, Sowall
Collins. Harry Tubus; bass Hen
Benson, Joe Keliey, Kiwood Fry, Kric '
Holmgrain. P. Olson. A. Fryer, Dan)
Brenuan, Fen Jiitiheni, John Quiu-j
1t"- . I ISoat Will .Make Special Trip to Clin-
HELEN BLAIR TO
RUN AN EXCURSION
line seamen when
ICE! ICE! ICE!
We have nice clean ice and
ana- now ready to receive
Call West Z'.M tdd, r,o:M new.
Empire Coal & Coke Co.
17 IS First Avenue.
1 1, .- hip," luit mad',
Among the supplies taken on boa -d I
to fetd 15,nu men 70 days without, a
base of -supplies were the following:
4S,oiio pounds of fresh turkey and
S.oun pounds of cranberri-y for the
Christmas dinner. 9S0,om prmr.ds of
fresh beef, 1 .".(.( pounds pork loin,
i:;o,nii( pounds of ham. 1 to.noo pounds
of onion?, CO. i, (Mill pounds of potatoe :,
IO.ikmi dozen fresh eggs, and oth-jr
tilings in proportion.
, 'hrtliii:iM t Triniilail.
In speaking of Christmas day -d
Trinidad he said:
"It was an inspiring sight in the bar,
bor Christmas morn in? when 27 bis
American Hags floated from the shiji.
I sent ,(Mit blue jackets ashore in the
afternoon, and they behaved splen-
didly. It was the same way wherever
; they landed, they reflected credit on
iyoii and your country. They wanted
to reflect credit upon you and tliev
"I was glad to show s Ine of those
bluffers down in South l.nierica (hit
we were ttiere with the g.tods, and we
I High tribute was paid to the men of
quartet --First tenor. Joe
Smith; seccr.d tenor. Richard Liitt;
baritone. Lymaa Weld; bass, Ben
The program was as follows:
Life of Youth Adam C.eibel
Memorial! Day New Feat
ures to be Inaugurated. -
33--:. riKwX SfrM Mill
tiik oxiiV snow is
TRAINED WILD BEASTS
N In Conjunction With a Three-King Circus Performance!
A Colossal and Complete. Menagerie!
The 'Finest Horses of Any Show on Earth.
A Spectacular Street Parade at 10 O'clock!
A SHOW WITHOUT SUPERIOR OR EQUAL!
GENERAL ADMISSION Children 25c and Adults 50c. Reserved Scats Additional.
, Regrets, violin
The steamer Helen Blair will take
j an excursion to (Jinton Memorial dav
.Vieuxtemps a,u' :l n'nv feature will be inaugurated
Star of the Summer Night
, ...... CJ"1 quartet.
In Silent Jlead
The Advocate's First I'lea. read
Carrey Me Back to Old Virginny
. . Gillet
, ou this trip. The excursion will be an
all day affair and., the. management of
the boat has arranged to serve a regu
lar dinner and supper on the boat. The
fact that a warm dinner and supper
could not, be secured on the boat has
materially decreased the comforts of
an all day trip in the past and cans-d
many people to stay at home rather
than make a trip. Decoration day this
jyear is to he generally celebrated May
i HI and on that day the boat will leave
field. 111., where he has been visiting,
and tomorrow will speak at the, Anda
lusia Baptist church on temperance.
Monday evening he will deliver an-address
at the town hall on the ' Black
Hawk war and the eaily history of
thiA part of the state. Hopes are en
tertained that he may be secured for
talk to old settlers at the Watch
Tower next Tuesday evening, hut. ar
rangements ; had not been' fully i made
. Bland lure at 9 o'clock in the morning and
Glee club. (return at 7:U0 in the evening. After
Friend or Foe .... Bert hold Tours returning from the trip to Clinton, the
, E. L. Fhilbrook. I Helen Blair will depart, at once on its
Sleep on Thy Pillow . . . W. T. Giffe
Souvenir de Prof en, violin
Up to Date Medley ,,
Don't add the heat of a kitchen
fire to the sufficient discomfort of
Use a New Perfection Wick Blue
Flame Oil Cook-Stove and cook in
With a "New Perfection"
Oil Stove the preparation of
daily meals, or the hi? weekly
t .1 99 .1 ...:tl . -
uamiig, is uone, w iiiiout rais
ing the temperature perceptibly
above that of any other room
in the house. Another great advantage of the
the licet by the admiral while telling
about the trip through Magellan
straits, lie said:
"It was a dark and stormy night
when we parsed through, but I knew
if there was any body of men on this
fair earth that could take the fleet
tl" -"itg'i 'at na'Tow H ti: :e
. i. . .r..l "i i'. . .' '! .
U,'ti ; ' re,-. I . -.v .;: i y
in ncr t : : n : . t 'nil ': ;.
lu'cn . '.:in ; ' i b ' ' do i
rcak t'"-.! ' a :'. il
jo ;. Xot a ; c i lent h 'pp-ticd dari.i.;
the trip through the straits, and I do
not think one of the ships was 3D yards
out of place when they got through."
Many interesting stories were told
by the admiral of events connected
with the cruise.
regular run to Burlington
Wwli Blue Flame OU Cook-Stove
is its handsome CABINET TOP, which gives it every
convenience of the modern steel range. J las an ample
- top shelf for warming plates and keeping cooked food hot,
drop shelves for holding small cooking utCjisU, and is
even fitted with racks for towels. Made in three si2cs, '
and can be had with or without Cabinet Top. If not
at your dealer's address our nearest agency.
The Zrt T sv 6'" perf
or low is therefore free from disagreeable odor and can
tot smoke. Sate, convenient, ornamental the ideal light.
If not at your dealer's address our nearest agency.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
( Incorporate a)
STARS OF THE
Class of Five Will Complete High
School Course May -S.
Commencement at the Milan high
school will take place at the villag"
town hall Friday evening. May JS.
There are five graduates. Kthel Kivima
Montgomery, Joeie Katherine Blunt,
Mabel Minnie "Phileliar, Margaret
Helen Pinkley and Lawrence Thomas
I'.i own. Following is the program that
will be rendered:
Invocation Ir. Henry Cullen..
Silutatory Jocie K. Blunt.
"What, a Girl Can IXj" Mabel M.
Melodies from "The Broken Idol"
"After Many Days" Margaret II.
"Ixiokiiig Forward" Lawrence T.
Intermezzo, "Sweet Sixteen" Or
Valedictory Ethel Cm ma Monlgom
I . A .1 - rv f ..I.. I.
. . la.-ih .tuuirss ivev. imuu hicijcihii.
i ,....t, ii,.(i-.,. ..r Kotoiiito .. i.i. ' Selection, "Honeymoon Tiail" Or-
ilageiilx ck-Wallace Shows. ehestra.
. . . . . I Presentation of Diplomas By
A genuine surprise is in store for
Benediction Dr. Henry Cullen
those who profess to have knowledge
of who is who in the circus world
:ScL!!rtk"6rhrS!T0 TALK AT WATCH TOWER
This is one of the first signs of stom
ach weakness. I listress after eating,
sour eructations, sick headache, bil
ious conditions are all indicative
that it is the stomach that needs
assistance. Help it to regain health
and strength by taking
for they are a stomach remedy that
never disappoints. They act quick
ly and 'gently, upon the . digestive
organs, sweeten the contents of the
stomach, carry "oif the disturbing
elements, and establish healthy con
ditions of the liver and bile.
The w onderful tonic and strength
ening effects from Ileecham's Pills,
make them a safe remedy they
Id Boxes with full direction, 10c and 25c
their enormous tents. They will find
this wonderful moving city of en
chantment a big factor to be reckon
ed with in all future deductions and
by process of eliminating undoubt
edly place them in the first ranking
position among the big ones In the
tented field. From a combined cir
cus and trained wild animal show
they have become a many-featured
gigantic amusement enterprise which
in breadth of scope and from the
standpoint of originality of concep
tion, is. without counterpart in the
In the flrsr place there is a circus
a large m6dern three-ring circus
equally as large without its auxiliary
attractions as any other show of sim
ilar character and with the advan-'
tage of presenting new faces and new
acts that have never been seen before.
The circus performances are as com
plete and perfect as brains, capital,
ingenuity and talent can make them.
Attempt Being Made to Arrange t
Date Tuesday for W. O. Clark.
v. t. t:iark ot Drytown, t-ai., snown
by the pension records of the United.
Sates to be. the sole survivor of the
Black Hawk war, is now at Andalusia,
having come to that viliage from Plain-
how WELL you feel 10 days
after quitting COFFEE and
There's a Reason"
Shampooing, hair dyeing",
facial and scalp massage.
Manicuring and chiropody.
All lands of hair goods on
on hand or made to order.
Will call at house if desir
ed. Satisfaction guaran
teed. Open Tuesday and Satur
'MRS. V. B. BENNAGE
1827 Second Avenue. Old
Comprising the IVizc Pictures,
toclhcr with Convention Ex
hibit, will be on display
SATURDAY, MAY 15
Afternoon and Evening.
1822 Third Avenue.
A Cordial Invitation to All
Iiv the GreaJ
The Southwest Is growing rapidly.
Thousands have taken advantage -of
the low fares in effect on "Homeseek
crs' Dates" and made a trip of inves
tigation to the Great Southwest.
They were amazed ot the evidences
of prosperity which abound on every
hand. They saw for themselves the
great promise the future held. in store,"
and they decided then and there to
stay. Today many of them are Inde
pendent and men of Influence In their
respective communities; others are on
the road to prosperity and independ
ence. NEXT HOMESEEKERS'
EXCURSION MAY 18.
Take advantage of the low fares In
efftct on this date, make a trip of
investigation and be convinced.
Literature descriptive of the section
which interests you most, on request.
F. H. PLUMMER, C. P. A,
1823 Second Avenue, Rock Island, IVL
S. F. Boyd,
Division Pass. Agent, Davenport," la.