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THE ROCK! ISHANTJ IARGTJS. FRIDAY, MAY 6, 1910.
HOW TRI-CTTY PEOPLE LIKE REAL BARGAINS.
Second veane and Slxteeath street.
May 18 Hearr W. Svweto The
GRAJVD, DAVE ?TP O BT.
Mar lO William Collier la A Lclcy
THE FAMILY. .
Eecoad avenue, 'between nineteenth
. aad Twentieth' atreeta, Vaaderllla at
3, 8 aad SilS a. as.
Ela-ateeata street, between First m4
: Second avenue. Vaudeville at 2)30
r aad 8 p. as.
CHICAGO GRAND OPERA SEASON
' Chicago, May 6. Chicago will have
a 10 or 12 weeks" season of grand
, opera next winter and the operas will
be sung by the Chicago Grand Opera
1 company. Artists and artistes whom
. the promoters of the company had no
'idea they could secure, will sing for
: Chicago audiences," and operas -"vhich
It was not thought they could produce
will be staged la the Auditorium the-
fatre during the grand opera season
The list of grand opera stars whom
; the Chicago grand opera company has
! or will shortly . have under contract
'includes: Caruso, Slezek, Destlnn, TCor-
dica, Schumann-Heink, Sylva, Gren-
.ville, Zeppilll, Tetrazinnl, Bassi, Dal
' mores, Dufranne, Sammarro, De An-
Tuesday Evening, May 10
Charles Frohman Presents
A Lucky Star
A Comedy in Three Acts by Anne
Prices 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50.
Box Seats $2.00.
Advance Sale Saturday 9 a. m.
II. W. FULTON, Mgr.
No, we don't reserve seats. This is
the house of EQUALITY, where the
man with a million mast accept the
same conditions as you who have but
Change of program Monday and
ANY SEAT 10 CENTS.
Performances 3. 8. 9:15.
Wennerberg Mate Chorus
Professor P. Johnson, Director
Miss lva O. Pearce, Reader,
Miss Ethyl Wade, Violinist.
Don't fall to hear the College Glee
club in their annual home concert.
The boys sing better than ever.
Friday Evening, May 6
8 p. m.
Seats reserved at College pharmacy.
Phone, Old "W 556, New 5149.
gelis, Artmondi. Xe Cisneros, Kotkos-
ka, Mazarln. Farrar, Amato, Melba,
Barnes. Gad ski. LInkowska. White.
Kousnletzoff, Garden, Zerola, McCor
mack, Borghese, GallettI, Berardi, Re-
naua, ijava, ue Angeio.
Th novelties of the season will in
elude such works always in addition
to the standard repertory of well
known operas as: "Thais," "Jongleur
de Notre Dame," "Electra," "Samson
and Delilah," "Pelleas and Mellsande,'
"Herodiade," "Grlsltldes," "Comtes
d'Hoffman" and "Louise. The elim
ination of Oscar Hammerstein enabled
Andreas Dippel, who will be the di
rector of the new company, to secure
a number of the impresario's great
singers, and also to get the right to
produce operas to which Hammerstein
had the sole right in America. The
Chicago season will begin in Novem
ber. At its close the company will
take the road and, as the Chicago
Grand Opero company, will play ex
tended engagements in Philadelphia,
Baltimore and New York. Cleofante
Campanlni will be the general musi
cal director. Campanlni is now con
ducting a series of performances in
Covent garden, London. During the
season there will be given only five
performances and one matinee. The
money necessary to launch the new
enterprise has been subscribed. Offi
cers will be chosen, in a few days and
an executive committee named. Har
old F. McCormlck may be the presl
dent. "Our plans have been definitely
made, said Mr. McCormlck. "Before
this the whole matter was what might
be called 'up in the air.' The operas
will be given on a scale never before
attempted in Chicago." Mr. ' McCor
mlck and Charles G. Dawes have just
returned from New York, where final
arrangements for the Chicago season
TO PLAY IN SWITZERLAND.
C. G. Ackermann, manager of the
German theatre, Davenport, is in re
ceipt of a contract from an opera house
in Zurich, Switzerland, for a five years'
engagement in that country. He will
appear in four different parts in Zur
ich next January. He will leave next
December and will move with his fam
ily. Mr. Ackermann for years has been
manager of the German play house
and has been manager of the German
AT THE FAMILY.
The Mulllni Trio, appearing in a fine
musical act, head the bill at the Fam
ily for the last half of the week. The
act is exceptionally good and is one of
the best of its kind ever seen here.
Ida Howell, comedienne, stages a clev
er singing and talking act; Miller and
Atwood appear in a comedy sketch,
and Hengel and Quinn put on a comedy
and dancing sketch. Mrs. Mae Rich
ards Casey sings the illustrated song,
and the bill is closed with moving
SUMMER OPERA BILL.
One more week of vaudeville and
then three weeks or more of standard
opera is the programm planned by
Manager Charles Berkeli for the
American theatre. Davenport. Mr.
Berkeli left for Chicago yesterday to
close negotiations with the Albert De
nier Opera company. This company
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a m A a
Is on Its way to -the Pacific coast, and
the American management haa practi
cally completed a deal whereby the
operatic troupe will stop off at least
three weeks in this city. The com
pany is headed by Albert Denier, who
will be remembered . as the milkman
who created so much merriment In
"The District Leader." Mr. Denier
has assembled a number of talented
people who were willing to accept en
gagements for a summer term. His
cast will include himself in a comedy
role; W. H. Thompson, tenor, of the
Frank Daniels' company; Louis La Val-
le, baritpne, of the Sheehan Aborn
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Opara company; Harry- Dickinson, sec-,
ond comedian, from "The Girl" at the
Helm" company; Lenore Butler, prima
donna, soprano of "Madame Butter
fly;" Georgle Harvey, prima donna,
contralto, of the Richard Carle com
pany, and Katherlne Campbell, second
soprano, formerly of the San Francisco
Opera company, and a chorus of 25
people. William Henderson, musical
director of the Frazee attractions, will
appear here as director of the Denier
company. - .
OTHERS VERIFY STORY
OF WHITE REGARDING
(Continued from Page One.)
sions of White and Beckemeyer to have
been present at the "split up" of the
"jack pot" in St. Louis, denied the
charges of their . accusers relative to
the "slush fund." This led the jurors
to take up the question of perjury,
with the result that It was declared
last night that within a few days
three of the witnesses might be ar
rested on charges of perjury.
The legislators on the stand yes
terday were: t
Robert E. Wilson, Chicago.
Edward J. Forst, Chicago.
K. J. C. Beckemeyer, Carlyle.
Henry A. Shephard, Jerseyville.
Michael Link, Mitchell.
Charles A. White, O'Fallon.
The charges made by White of
- 1. That he was given $1,000 by
Minority Leader Lee 0"Neil
Browne of Ottawa to vote for Mr.
Lo rimer for senator.
2. That he was given f 900 by
Representative Robert E. Wilson
of Chicago- as his ehare of the
3. That Representative Joseph
E. Clark of Vandalia, H. A, Shep
hard of Jerseyville and' Michael
Link of Mitchell were ipresent at
the -ceremony of - splitting the
Both IsveatlsatlOM Lesal.
Springfield, 111., May 6. Investiga
tion of the legislative bribery charges
made by . Representative Charles A.
White should proceed both in Cook
county and Sangamon county, accord
ing to an opinion given by Attorney
General Wlllllam H. Stead to State's
Attorney Burke of Sangamon county.
The attorney general la also of the
opinion that the authorities should
work In harmony for a searching in
quiry, eo that ell guilty persons. If
any,-should be vigorously prosecuted
and the Innocent persons vindicated.
State's Attorneys Wayman of Cook
county and Burke of Sangamon county
are also advised that the attorney gen
eral would regard It a great mistake
if either should take the position that
the inquiry should be confined to one
Wayman Uncertain. -State's
Attorney Burke is in receipt
of a telegram from State's Attorney
Wayman, in which, the Cook, county
prosecutor states he canuot tell
whether the Sangamon county official
can have the evidence given to Mr.
Wayman, including the confession of
Representative White, until the pres
ent Cook county grand Jury has ad
journed. Prosecutor Burke has issued
a number of subpoenas for many legis
lators to appear at the investigation
to be held in this city.
LITTLE FOLKS AT PLAY
Kindergarten Class of Broadway
Sunday School Holds Kxerrises.
The kindergarten class gathered In
the Sunday school room of Broadway-
Presbyterian church this
fornoon and to the music of
the piano went through many of
the evolutions and plays that they
had learned the past session under
the leadership and teaching of Mrs.
C-Klevee and her assistants, the
Misses Myers, Marquis and Woods.
It showed most careful and patient
work by both teachers and the little
people. The session closed for the
season with the whole company In
the ring on the lawn.
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Miss Jeonie Deroo. ....Mollne
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Miss Mapdalena Ketelsen. .Davenport
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Miss Rose M. Hamilton... Rock Island
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