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THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1909.
SOUL OF MUSIC"
PLAY WILL WIN
iMrs. Wallace Believed to Have
Made Dramatic Strike in
Her New Venture.
INITIAL PRODUCTION HERE
1 -Creditable Performance Is Given at
i the Illinois by Tri-Clty Talent
! Last Evening.
' Mrs. Florence Magill Wallace of Mo
iline, in her new play, "The Soul of
! Music," has woven a dramatic frame
,thatt with a revamping, eliminatloa
! and the application of finishing
; touches, might be developed into a
; stage story of real worth. Her themo,
j while not entirely new, is surrounded
jby original constructive ideas and
t ideas aro what go in the commercial
: theatrical world today.
Mrs. Wallace, in building her story,
.has bared the soul of the artist musi
cian, showing that not money or op
iportunity, or artistic environment,
(bring triumph, but love, and sympathy,
and heartaches. Of course, as in all
amateur productions, there were in
jected into the performance a number
of features to give the requisite social
tone. These features are entirely for
eign to the rrain story and, if any
thing, interrupt and mar the reveal
ment of the thread that furnishes the
interest of the auditor. However, they
may easily be dispensed with. In the
hands of high class professionals and
this is not said in depreciation of those
""'who appeared last evening, for it must
be remembered they are not profes
sionals "The Soul of Music" could be
made a powerful production. There
are abundant openings for climaxes
not of the soul-tearing variety, but of
the sweetly human kind; the kind, that
have an uplifting instead of a depress-
ing influence. The cast of characters
in "The Soul of Music," as given here,
was chosen from trl-eUy talent, and
it is rarely that such an array of
"stars" has been brought together n
an amateur play here.
ThiiKe In the Play.
The cast was as follows:
Prof. Carl Von Shultz, Berlin
John Hammond, New York
Senor Aldino Costello, Sorrento
t Carleton S. King
Alexander Stewart, New York
Fritz Weckel, Berlin Phil Sonntag
Jimmy, Newsboy, New York
James Atkins, London Alex Hart
Jc'm Howe, phonograph expert....
-Marian Stewart, New York
Mrs. J. J. Dorgan
Julie Finned ore, Paris
Miss Rae Rosenstein
Betty von Weber. Lucerne
Mrs. Albert Ellison
Mrs. Alexander Stewart, New York
Mrs. Florence Magill Wallace
Frau Weckel. Berlin. . .Miss Cora Ford
.'Mile. Lafarge, Paris
Mrs. Evlan Sargent
Berlin students (members of the
-Tri-City Choral' union) Mesdames
Ada Entrikin Petersen, Wesley A.
Paul; Messrs. Robert Lynch, Allan
Ford. Raymond McCarl, Phil Sonntag.
Those taking part on the stage as
Misses Marian and Eleanor Hobb3,
Madeline Murphy, Elsa Simon, Mae
Streckfus, Mildred Stephens, Lieuten
ants Alfred Acher, Earl Wright, John
M. 'Wright, Messrs. Ben Mitchell, Roy
' Collins, Hubbard Dooley.
French maids who sold the flowers:
Misses Blanch Trimble, Eleanor Trim
ble, Miriam Mackin, Alice Carse, Eliza
beth Wylie, Merle Hurst, Julia Craw-
Candy girls: Misses Irene Don,
;' Evangeline Casteel, Lulu McCurdy,
Nina Van Buren, Dorothy Simpson,
: Blanch Mosenfelder, Ruth Hemenway,
Blanch Smith, Mable Bruner.
U3hers: Members of the Silver
Synopsis and Music
Act 1 Prof, von Schultz's studio,
Berlin. A February morning. "Music
for Music's Sake."
Act 2 The music room in the Stew-
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IN" SUNNY SIDE
arc mansion, N. Y. Six months later.
"Music for Money's Sake."
Act 3 The attic studio in Frm
Weckel's house, Berlin. One year
later. Finding the "Soul of Music."
Violin music "Souvenir" by Drala,
"Schubert's Serenade," "Legonde," by
Eoiiai. Songs "Flower Song," from
Faust, "'Bf-cjrase," d'Harteiot, "Sex
tet;e," from Lucia, "My NoblJ
Knight," by Meyerbeer. Popular
soug.s selected, "I Love You Truly,"
by Tosti's. "Good: -ye."
Choruses "Waich on the Rhine,"
"It's Always Fair Wont!' or." Piano
soios "Evening Star," by Wagner.
Victrola record, "On Earth Alone," by
The play was f,iveu uri.lor the aus
pices of the Tri-City Ch-at union and
the Helpers' circl . of the King's
Daughters of this city. Members of
the latter society sold flowers and
candy in the audience. The theat?r
was well filled by society people of
the tri-cities. The staging of the play
was particularly effective, the setting
for the second act showing a master
hand in state management. In this
work Mrs. Wallace was fortunate in
having the assistance cf Carleton S.
King, a former professional, who is
now engaged in other lines of busi
ness. Another performer who has had
professional experience was Miss Ro
senstein of Moline, wnose interpreta
tion of the difficult role of the outcast
Parisian was one of t?ie artistic treats
of the evening.
Show Histrionic Ability.
It would be unfair to discuss the
merits of the work cf the other play
ers. All were exceptionally well
trained, but it must be said that it
seemed as though the character cf
Von Schultz was built for Mr. Oelschla
gel. His acting wa3 a happy surprise
to his friends, while his playing of the
violin was a joy, as it always is to
those who appreciate the artistic in
music. Mrs- J. J- Dorgan had an exact
ing character in Marian Stewart,
daughter of rich parents who was am
bitious to succeed in music and
thought her money ought to pull hor
through, and who finally had revealed
to her through the playing of her old
teacher, von Schultz, the "soul f
music," and she proved charmingly
equal to the demands made upon her.
The singing of Lylo Utts, Phil Sonn
tag, Mrs. Ellison and the Berlin stu
dents was excellent. There was no
orchestra, Mrs. Sargent accompanying
the singers on the piano. A unique
departure was the introduction of a
sextet, which occupied the orchestra
pit, and gave song3 at the opening and
close of the performance. "The Soul
of Music" will be given at Davenport,
this evening and Moline tomorrow
Second avenue ana Sixteenth street.
Nov. 19 nental.
Nov. 23 The Stelndel Trio, under the
aniplces of the Roclc Island Monica!
Nov. 21 "Travel Talk."
Nov. 25 "The Sport and the Girl,"
matinee aad evening-.
Nov. 27 "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Nav. 2S Weekt Tlorgan Stock com
paay. THE ELITE.
Ela-hteeath street, between First and
Second avenues. Vaudeville at 8, 8 aad
il5 p. m,
Second avenjie, east of Nineteenth
street. Vaudeville at 3, S and 9:15 p. m.
Natives Have Feast. Frank Hood,
the African big game hunter who is to
address a Davenport audience at the
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Max rloom, Starring as "Abey T Iredliemier" in Tonight's Attrac
tion at the Grand, Davenport.
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Grand next Friday night, tells many
amusing stories about the natives who
followed his expedition as an easy
mode of securing food for themselves
and their families who, of course, ac
companied them. At such times the
combined paities often numbered as
high as 300, about one-half that num
ber belonging to his crew. When an
elephant was killed the natives were
hnnpy, standing off- at a respectful dis
tance hile the white man selected
his choice of the meat, usually th3
foot, or the heart. The foot of the
elephant is a mass of gelatine and
serves up very much like pig's feet.
At a signal from the white man that
he has meat enough for his wants,
the natives rush forward and a gen
eral scramble ensues fo rthe choicest
parts from their point of view. The
pieee de resistance is the kidney fat
and the entrails. Mr. Hood was as
sured many times by the natives that
he was no epicure who would refuse
entrails, and there may be some foun
dation to it, for the lions usually took
entrails first in dqvouring a carcass.
Gunning Cancels. Louise Gunning
will not appear at the Illinois this
' month in her musical play, "Marcelle,"
j Manager R. H. Taylor recelving"a tele-
f?ram yesterday announcing cancella
tion of the attraction. No explanation
at the Moline, however.
Sunny Side Tonight. Manager
Hughes offers the musical show, "Th3
Sunny Side of Broadway," at the
Grand, in Davenport, this evening.
, Whoop-ee. "Jesse James," a dime
novel thriller, will hold forth
at the Illinois next Sunday, afternoon
and night. There will be plenty of
bullets nd holdups.
O . n . . ft I1TL t I - . ,
I vjluijt ui i iic neiress. a piay
which, during the past 10 years has
had a success of 3,500 performances
in Europe and America is the musical
comedy, "The Heiress," which now is
being presented for the first time in
the west by Elwyn Eaton ajid a com
pany of players. The story of this
unique play, which will be the attrac-
! tion at the Illinois Saturday, matinee
and evening, is one which embodies all
; the elements of comedy, music and
the drama, thereby appealing to the
various tastes of the cosmopolitan
audiences before whom it Is presented.
Flora Parker Wants Divorce. New
York, Xov. 16. Flora Parker de Ha
ven, the actress, who recently raided
the rooms of her husband. Carter de
Haven, In the Hotel Bayard and found
there another popular actress, has
sued for divorce in the supreme court.
Notice of the action was given today
before Justice Seabury, where William
J. Grossman, her attorney, was grant
ed a motion to frame the issue in the
case. The matrimonial life of the De
Havens has been interrupted by sev
eral jar3 that resulted two or three
times in temporary separations. Re
cently Miss Parker, who appeared
with her husband last year in "The
Girl of the Moulin Rouge," engaged
quarters at the Hotel Cumberland.
Shortly after midnight she was "tipped
oft" by a friend that her husband was
dining with another lady in his apart
ments. The woman in question was
said to be Annie Laughlin, a pretty
stage favorite. Mrs. De Haven has
tened to the apartment, and after a
"scene" with her husband, returned to
the hotel. It , was said that Miss
Laughlin's mother was in the party.
De Haven folio Vd his wife, and be
coming impatient over the long con
tinued interview she was having .with
her attorney, is said to have broken
in the door and engaged in a hand 19
hand struggle with the lawyer. All ef
forts to patch.- up the matter were un
availing. The obmplaint In the divorce
FOR NEW LIBRARY
Marcus Skarstedt Appointed
Assistant at Augnstana
REV. GRANERE IN CHARGE
Former Will Be Entrusted With AH
Uterature Time to Study New
Work. Until Opening in 1011.
The executive committee of the
board of directors of Augustana col
lege at a meeting elected Mar
cus Skarstedt, a member of
the senior class, to the position of
assistant librarian for the new Denk
mann Memorial library, which it is ex
pected will be read' for occupancy by
1911. The reason for choosing the as
sistant librarian at so early a date is
that he may have time to thoroughly
equip and train himself for the duties.
Rev. C. O. Granere, the present librari
an at the college, will continue In that
capacity when the new library is ready
for use, but the duty of taking charge
of the books will devolve upon Mr.
The latter is a student from Port
land, Ore., who has been at the college
three years. The excellent degree of
scholarship which he has shown in this
time was considered in making the ap
pointment of assistant librarian. He
intends to take a special course along
such lines as will help him in his
duties after he completes the course
at Augustana college. He is president
of the senior class and one of the
most popular students at the institu
tion. More Jubilee Invitations.
The jubilee committee met and
sent out some additional invi
tations to the jubilee to be held here
next year. A sub-committee was also
appointed from among the members of
the committee to take charge of the
decorations of the buildings of the col
lege during the celebration. Dr. E. F.
Bartholomew was selected as chair
man of this committee.
case names "an unknown woman" as
Following in Mother's Footsteps.
Los Angeles, Nov. 16. Miss Dorothy
i Russell, formerly Mrs. Abbott Einstein
! of New York, daughter of Lillian Rus
sell, the actress, is reported to be en
gaged to Aoki Sumutrul, Prince Mut
suhito, a nephew of the emperor of
Japan. Miss Russell, who is waiting
here for the arrival of the prince from
Japan, admitted tonight that she in
tends to marry the Japanese. Prince
Mutsuhito was formerly a student at
Yale. It was at the university that
he met Miss Russell. He soon com
menced to show her ardent attentions,
which she encouraged. Some rumor of
what was going on at least reached
the Mikado in Japan 'and he ordered
the prince to leave Yale and return to
his own country. Miss Russell said
tonight that she did not know whether
Prince Mutsuhito was still upon the
water or had already landed at San
Francico. The wedding is expected
to take place soon after the arrival of
the Japanese prince here.
Rejects Russian Tax Levy.
Helsingfors, Finland, Nov. 17. At
an all night session concluding today
the Finnish diet rejected the goveru-
Saturday, Nov. 20.
Matinee and Even In ft.
Frederick Hummel Presents Klwyn
Katon and Miss Bessie Wright,
Supported by an Excellent Company, In
the Beautiful Musical Comedy
Drama in Three Acts,
Special Wardrobe Special Scenery.
PRICES Matinee, 10c and 25c; night.
25c, 50c and 75c. Phone west 224. .
Sunday, Nov. 21.
Matinee and Evening:.
Attebery & Guy Present the Romantic
Play of Western Life,
THE MISSOURI OUTLAW.
One of the Best and Most Realistic
Western Dramas Ever Written.
Endorsed and commended by the most
conservative critics. An American play
for the American people.
See tbe Thrllltns; Climaxes, the Pan.
crful Dramatic Situations, the Realistic
Scenic Effect. Sfw aad Novel Special
ties between the acts. New Sceaery,
New Costames. A Real Cowboy Band.
Admission Matinee, 10c and 25c; evening-,
25c, 35c and 50c.
The Home of Vaudeville.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
6 BIG ALL STAR ACTS 6
Hennings, Lewis and Hennings
The Automobile Agent.
The Best Singing and Dancing Act on
the Western Circuit.
5 OTHER BIG ACTS 5
Tuesday matinee, "special" ladles'
day. Three shows daily, 3, 8, 9:15
p. m. Prices 10 and 20 cents.
Dr. Bartz's Great Offer to the Sick and Weak.
JfOTICE All natients accenting this liberal offer must call between
g remuneration expected for my services will be a recommendation of my
you are cured.
Ladies Read This Statement.
Mrs. Rose Snyder, residing at
Galva, III., says: "For four years
I doctored and doctored, during
that time I tried over 12 different
physicians and specialists, and
every one had a different story,
what I didn't have all is not
worth mentioning. Finally after
doctoring steady for two years
with one physician whom I
thought was helping me but final
ly it also proved useless. I cer
tainly was discouraged when my
husband read of the cures Dr.
Bartz was performing in Rock Is
land and vicinity and we talked
it over and concluded that we
would go too. We did and before
Dr. Bartz prescribed for me he
made a very careful examination
and told me I could be attended
to by home treatment, so it would
not be necessary to remain away
Dr. Nicholas B. Bartz,
Rooms 400, 401, and 402, People's National Bank Building, Fourth Floor.
Corner Second Avenue and Eighteenth Street, Rock Island, UK.
Office hours: 9 a. in. to 5 p. m. daily, Wednesday and Saturday until 8:30 p. m. Sundays, 10 to 12.
ment's bill providing for Finland's con
tribution to the Russian military ap
Direction D. L. Hughes.
Wednesday Evening, Nov. 17.
That Nifty Song Show,
THE SUNNY SIDE OF BROADWAY,
"With Max Eloorn.
lyrlc and 3Iunlc by Bojlc WoolfolU
, GIRLS AND DOTS
What is a Pazaza Plant?
Irfcr 25c, 00c, 73c and fl. Advance
Fale Monday. Rock Island street cars
to theater door. Phone 2435.
THE GRAND 0PEBA HOUSE
Sunday, Nov. 21, Matinee and
Brady & Grismer Present
A GENTLEMAN FROM
With Burr Mcintosh and the
Original Chicago Cast.
Direct from Six Months' Run in
Prices- Matinee, 25c to $1.00,
Night 50c to $1.50.
Advance Sale Opens Thursday
Direction I). It. Hughes.
Now Open for the Season.
Instructors will assist thoe
wishing to learn to skate. Only
the select patronage solicited.
FREE TREATMENT UNTIL CURED
Owing to the large number of patients 'ho have called
upon me and were utterly unable to see me on account of the
great jam, I have by special request consented to continue giv
ing all treatments entirely free cf charge until cured to all In
valids calling upon me before November 30. During that time I
will prove to every sick and ailing citizen of Rock Island and
vicinity that I possess the grandest, simplest and most success
ful method of restoring vitality and curing disease that is known
to the scientific world.
I want the true merits of my successful treatment known
to everybody, and I don't know of any better way of intro
ducing it than by offering my services until cured abso
lutely FREE OF CHARGE
to all calling between now and Nov. 30. Many cf
you who have been taking medicines and so-called treatments
formonths will beabsolutely cured by a few applications of elec
tricity properly applied. Very chronic cases will require
somewhat longer time, but it makes no difference, you wul
be treated free until you can say "I am cured."
Under no circumstances will I accept a professional fee
from any patient applying between now and Nov. 30.
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from home. Well, we took the
treatment along, the first few
days I felt very bad I think the
long trip had something to do
with it, but after that I picked
up so rapidly everybody that
knows me is surprised at the
change that has come over me.
Why it is something wonderful.
I can now sleep all night long
whereas formerly I had to use
morphine to even get some rest."
Mrs. Gust Anderson, residing at
334 Fifth avenue, Moline, says:
"I suffered intense rheumatic
pains in my left hand for some
time, .the pain at times was so
bad I could hardly use it. Real
izing I would have to do some
thing different from what I had
been using I concluded to go and
take treatment from Dr. Bartz in
Rock Island. I am certainly
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Mr. A. Asplund, residing at S07
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says: "For about 10 or 12 years
I felt out of sorts due to a bowel
complaint. It made me feel diz
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generally run down. I had tried U
several treatments previous to
consulting Dr. Bartz but I never
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since I commenced his treatment
about two weeks ago I can truth
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