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WILL BE ON HAND
Mile. Pavlowa Reaches Highest
Point in the Art of the Danseuse
EDITH LYLE IN "THE COUNTRY BOY
THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS. SATURDAY. JANUARY 21, 1011.
First Competitors in National
Tournament Roll Tonight
at St. Louis.
LOCAL TEAMS WILL LEAD
.More Than 4.000 Will Compete for
Prize Totalling $2A.OOO
Visitors Iue Monday.
St. Louis, Jan. 21. Sixteen five-men
'teams of one local league will start tn
the eleventh annual tournament of the
American Bowling congress here to
night in the Coliseum. The alleys and
all arrangements have been complet
ed. The tournament will close Feb. 6. i
-and before the closing 412 five-men t
teams and morn than 2f0 individuals I
w ill '.,ave !:". led. The prize Mst I
amounts to $23.""0.
VISITORS CAME M(DiV.
The executive committee will meet
next Tuesday and Wednesday and the
convention's meetings will he held
next Thursday and Friday. The-first
svisiUng teams fwill appear on the al
leys Monday when rt-presentatives of
Chicago, ayton, Ohio, and Memphis
tf f J - . I 'J
v r . ,.7 --. k i
Intends Having Representative at
Three-Kye Meetinjr Heady to
Mccormick is off
iMrrtfne YVi tii lxcal IMrectorsi to .Ar
range Salary Question Postponed
The conference which had been ar
ranged for between Barry McCormick.
candidate for the job of manager of the
Islanders during the coming season and
the directors of the Rock Island base
ball dub, did not take place today, due
to a change of plans. Barry was to
have come down from his home in Chi
cngo to meet with the local baseball
men and try to reach an agreement
on the salary question. However, be
cause of the fact that the Three-Eye
league meeting will take place in Chi
cago next Thursday, it was decided
this morning to have Barry remain at
home and to hold the conference 1n
Lis own cjtv.
I Cedar Rapids. Iowa. Jan. 21.
H 11 11 LUC 1 11 1 V v . . ' v 11 u lliag
nates meet next week in Chicago to
d'scuss the proposition of dropping
Waterloo from the league, as has
been talked. Cedar Rapids will be
! represented at the meeting and will
put forth an effort to get in the
game this year. At a meeting of
the baseball committee appointed by
the Ad club, the members reported
jthat much encouragement was heard
Ion ail sides regarding the proposi
itim of having a team in Cedar Rap
! ids. The committee has several good
I sites in view that would make suit
able places for hall parks and the
fans are given the assurance that
iwhen Cedar Rapids gets back in Hie
game, it will be for good.
Business men who have been ap
proached on the subject are all en
thusiastic and declare a good ball
i team would ne one or tne Dest ad
vertisements the city could have.
LOCAL TEAM GETS A
Sterling Downs Kock Island High
School 'Basketball 'Five by One
sided Score of to 11.
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t " v , . ' . 4 1-
2 , . c..s. "r,?
Pavlowa as "
Jan. 22 Henry
Jan. 2f- Aborii
paL;3- in "11 Truvaiore
The I'r'i!ia Herald-Transcript says
That i:;r k Kinsela attended the
meet! UK tKtncn President Tearney
and Vice f 'resident Hayes in that
city Thursday, but the other local
I'Uj er deny this, which gives thf
?lririfie!d owner a fairjy good alibi.
BOOKINGS. I Blackston? theatre was tirst project-
W. Savage's "Mad- ed he decided that the time had
iicmie to put his scheme into execu
Grand Opera com-' tion and he proposed it to the gen-
! t.'emen interested. They were nn-
mensely impressed at once am:
OF THE BEST. heartily approved the plan until Mr.
Savage's company in ' Sinclair happened to mention what
' appearing at the llli- 'l would cost. His arguments pre
vailed in tne end, however, and the
The curtain cost
nois theatre tomorrow evening. js'VaiK-d in
one of the finest dramatic offerings ! order was given.
The Rock Island high school basket
ball team met with a disastrous defeat
i la?t r.ight at the hands of the Sterling
high school team, the final count being
CO to 11. The game was played at
Sterling. The local boys were out
classed from the start, and were sim
ply bewildered by the tactics employed
by the Sterling agerogaUon, which
UFCd its square gymnasium to great
) advantage. The Sterling players
j seemed to be going around the floor in
I a circle all the time, and basket after
I basket was thrown. Wynn, forward
j for the victors, succeeded in making
I 13 baskets off Hughes, who played
J guard on the Rock Island team. No
I one in particular starred for the local
I uoys. as they were never m tne run
ining. and their chances for making
I points were few and far between. The j
; teams lined up as follows:
j Rock Island Taylor, center; Behna-
, maun and Barker, forwards; Hughes
and Mclntyre, guards.
Sterling Real, center; 'Wynn and
Wilger, forwards; Hill and Reiger,
Dancing has taken on a new meaning i present generation of amusement lover.
and significance In this country with the ' ' Giselle" will be remembered as the
,, , . ,.,, .creation of Theophlle Gautler, Ibrettlst.
x? Ji8, 0t vArV?a Pav'owa, and, J lki-wno8e name will long live as a French
Mordkin. who have undertaken to teach ; romantic poet, and Ado!j.ha Adam. whS
Uf. h'Shts to which the ballet has: composed the beautiful musical setting
attained in Europe, particularly In Rtis-' Ballet artists declare It the most taximr
ia. One of the fruits of this new turn of i climax in choreorjrraphle technical dm
affalrs is a revival of the ballet "Giselle." ; cities. It Is In two acts, anj occupies
which has been seea by few indeed of laeifitty.nve minutes for presentation.
Sunday, Jan. 22.
One Performance Only.
The Dramatic Sensation of the De
cade. Henry W. Savage Offera
By Alexander Rlsson.
With a Star CFt Such as Seen With
All the Satage Attractions.
Irire! '2Tc, ."ioc. 7."r. and $f..10
Seat sale Friday morning, Jan. 2.
Thone West 2 2 4.
No free list.
Evidently Mr. Hayes figures that
we should be bo crowded In a 10
club league that some of us would
be ready to get out in a very short
time, and would do so voluntarily.
That is about the oniy argument
that has been advanced in favor of
Bloominirton claims That Ray Ha
ley of Kowanee, William Walsh of
Danville and Joseph Morris of Mor
ris City signed for the Bloomers,
are all catchers.
that will be presented in the tri- it 'S tne largest single
cities this season. The seat sale!Piece of tapestry ever imported into
opened yesterday, and the iudic a-1 his country, measuring CO feet by
tiotis are for a large audience. Rock I 4-'- M""- Sinclair placed the order
Island patrons of the theatre are j nearly two years ago. j ne immense, many
beginning to understand the signifi- ful f'ed cartoon had then first in I nnicn
cance of the name of Henrv W. Sav-!ne printed. i nis was uone in tne
studio of M.
last June, the
ing began at
last season, hns
with Reck Island
tinned a contract
age vheu standing sponsor for a
stace production. He has never yet
failed in fulfilling his promises to
the public. M;ss Mable Montgom
ery, one of the most finished emo
tional actresses of her time, heads i completed
the company Mr. Savage is senditig
here, and the cast is known to be
up to the Savage standard. "Madame
X" is a powerful drama. You may
not like the text, but if you are fond
of fine acting, and a handsome!
mounted play, you will make no
to the Illinois the
night. The Argus
Iemaille in Mont
Then, a year ac.o
actual work of weav
Aubusson and only a
JOHNSON PUTS UP MONEY;
at re tomorrow
if com nicndf a
knows what it
little more .than a month ago the
curtained arrived in Chi
cago. The duty on it was a small i
fortune. The tapestry Is in part a,
reproduction of one of the famous!
tapestries once owned by Napoleon:
1. and now- hanging in the Louvre, j
The scene depicted shows a party;
of young people on the green in the
time of Louis XIII.
only when it
WHERE KLEIN GETS IDEAS.
Some of them are very
Some of them, jf produced
ago. would have bpn tremen
successes, but thWe are too
plays written. There is too
bread for the dramatic but-
I ter to be spread over it. The pub
! lie is given too much. Nowadays
.the theatrical business rpmends me
jvery much of an enormous dry goods
i concern. You go into one of the
i big department stores quite certain
or what you want. 1 he moment you
enter the door there is spread before
j yon suc h an array that you come
j out without the thing you wanted,
j That is the w ay it is in the theatre,
i You know what you want to see and
j hear, but when you attempt to pick
jit out you usually get the wrong
thing, and ycu nr dissatisfied.
; '"The public is really confused by j
the stock control of the Gayety the
atre. Mr. Gould's agents are busy
these days, buying up all available
shares at $10 per, which is twice
their actual value. The present
managers of the Gayety are prone
to view this new situation with some
alarm, as they are averse to a for
mer Gayety chorus girl commanding
the position of leading lady, hence
they are buying shares themselves
in the hope that they may avert
what appears to them a calamity.
LITTLE FOOTLIGHT NOTES.
Arthur Weld, mufical director de
luxe, desires it to be known that the
official list of orig'nal "Kloradora"
sextets includes only the Misses Ma
rie Wilson, Vaughn Texsmith, Mar
jorie Relyea. Daisy Greene. Agnes
Weyburn and Margaret Walker.
Mrs. Julia Wyatt of "New Haven,
Conn., aged 87. died recently. Mrs.
Wyatt won fame years ago as
"Topsy" in one of the first "Cncle
ARE EASY WINNERS
Defeat Picket! Team at Patting
leys Three Straights Lat
The Cross Country bowling team de
feated the picked team at the Patting
alleys last night in three 6traight
games. The Cross Country's who bowl
next week in the national bowling
tournament in St. Iouls as the repre
sentative team of the tri-cities, were
in excellent form last night as their
grand total of 2,757 pins shows. Don
ahue and Captain Salzmann tid for
the high mark with 693 each on the
evening's total while the latter had
the high individual count in any one
game with a ecore of 207 in the first
Saturday, Jan. 28
First American Tour of
Mile, Anna Pavlowa
M. Mikail Mordkin
Imperial Russian Ballet
With Complete Orchestra. Theodora
By special arrangement with the
Russian government and Metropoli
tan Opera company. New York.
Cnder the auspices of the Harmouie
Iriccs $1, $l.ro, S-J.oo. $ .zo and $.1.
Mail orders accompanied by check
or money orders reserved Friday.
Jan. 20. Box office seat sale Sat
urday, Jan. 21.
and played the parti game.
Heavy weight Offers ."MO.OOO to S5.000
He Ctn Best Cotton or Kaufniaiiu.
Pittsburg. Pa.. Jar.. 21. Jack John
son, heavyweight, pugilist, last night
offered $10,000 to $5,000 that he can
knock out either Al Kaufman or
George Cotton. In tfce case of Cotton
the champion is willing to fight the
No other theatre in this country
has a drop curtain lik the one at
the new Blackstone theatre, Chi
cago, and there are only two or
three in the world. A theatre at
Milan. Italy, has one and there is
another at Moscow in Russia. No
moment the contest is arranged and Paris playhouse has such a curtain
guarantees to win in less than 3 0
rounds or forfeit $10,000. As to a fight
with Kaufman, Johnson was not speci
fied as saying how much time he would
Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days.
Your druggi6t will refund money if
Pazo Ointment fails to cure any case
of itching, blind, bleeding or protrud
ing piles in 6 to 14 days. 50 cents.
and there is none in England. This
curtain at the Blackstone is of tapes
try and was woven especially for the
purpose to which it is to be put at
Aubusson near Paris, one of the old
est and most famous manufactories
of tapestry in Kurope. William J.
Sinclair, director of the Hasselgren
studios, conceived the idea several
years ago of having a theatre drop
curtain of tapestry. When the new
rT",HE former owner of each of the cars
listed below having graduated in au
tomobile experience, now drives the peer
of them all, a PEERLESS, thus enabling us to
offer unusual bargains in used cars. These cars
are priced without regard to their original sell
ing price, but at figures which will move them
quickly. If you fail to snap up one of these,
you can only blame yourself for failure to act
Wi.itr. M..fUl M M910. 7 pa. . $1.10
Whit. .". pass 750
Whit-. Limousin. " pass SIS
StudchaktT. Limousin LOCO
J'i- roe-Arrow Touring Car. 6
r-a.-knrd 'S-V rass l.fOi
SloId.'.rd-FH' ;on 55i
Maxwell "G" (1910) (cost
Premier. Touring- 5 pass t S-.'0
Lexinsrton Torpedo, for door.
ISK'. pass, (cost JJ. 300 . . l.S0
Stuii'-haker "giV (1910 1. 6 pass. 1.m
LoccmnW to. Tourtr.p. 7 pass.... l.S0
Locomobile. Tourlnfr. 5 pass ... S
Thomas, Limousin. 7 pass 1.200
Don't fail to visit the most magnificent sales rooms in the
west while attending the Chicago Automobile Show, or when
ever you are hi Chicago.
Peerless Motor Car Co., 2500 Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
jthe richest field for ideas that he
, could w ant. He says that in them
he finds the stories of human emo
tions, told in countless vsys. every
day. Sometimes there i3 hut a hint,
and sometimes in unvarnished rec
I ord of a crime, there is disclosed a
whole gamut of human passion. Mr.
Klein says that if he should walk
! down the street and pick a man at
I random, he would, five times out
: of ten. hear a life ytory that if
; dramatized, would prove the sensa
' tion of the year.
' One need seek no further," says
, Mr. Klein, "than the passerby on
ithe street to find a story of ambi
tion satisfied, ambition unsitiyfied.
I passion conquered and passion un
j conquered. New York is the Mecca
! of ambition. No one ever hears of
this man or that man declaring it
his intention to settle down in Co
hoes and fight his fight, if it takes
all his life. Instead, he says: Til
i go to New York, and there I will
fight it out ir it kills rne. ;
I "The task of filling the boxoffice !
I with dollars is the greatest handi-j
; cap the author who wishes to w rite
'' a really great play has to over-.
! come. j
! "It is easier to write plays for!
i ten men than for one woman. The
reason for it is this: A man can do
i ten things that a woman can do. If :
ithe hero of your drama does an act
for revenge it is manly. If the heroine
I does the same thing it is 'catty.' We
i have placed our w omen on a plane i
'where they must, unless they sacri-1
! fire themselves in our esteem, he'
passive rather than active. I can't j
conceive of any way that one might j
w rite a serious drama about a eufffra-J
"You cannot write a strong suc
! cessful play unless it be founded
' upon fundamental truths and emo
Uions; but you have got to sugar
coat those truths, so that the audi
! ence w ill not suspect them to be
; truths at ail. The minute you give
your bearers nothing but the truth.
' you are accused cf preacliinz. and
, the moment such an accusation is
. made pgainst you well, you know
i the answer."
Wiion asked if all r'ays that fa:
ied ere bad ilays, he replied: "By
Some one asked James Forbes,
author of "The Commuters." the
definition of h commuter: Answer:
"A commuter is a man- who lives in
the suburbs, whose job consists of
chasing- coin in the city, his wife a
mere acquaintance, his children lit
tle strangers, his best pal a timepiece."
It is said that Dr. Munyon offered j
his wife $2.".n,0(0 if she would
leave the stage. Some facetiously
inclined person has been unkind
enough to nay that tie doctor must
have seen hrr act. Mrs. Munyon did
not accept the generous offer and
is rapidly hooking time which is now
being offered her.
The Paris correspondent of the
Record-Herald says that Vinie Daly,
who has appeared in Georpe Co-
I ban's plays and on the vaudeville
j circuits, has a vo'co of grand opera J
i ,.t p rr i.jii,. '
: ... , , . .. , caiiure. n o rssur ira ibuc , it
rfl ' will never he enough failures, hov-j , . ;
; i , , well-known teacher, so says the cor-1
I -i-Jl'llUI Vi .-.u "
voice has a lyric quality which will
make her famous.
Miss Kfiie Shannon says artresses
should retire at ? years of age.
A paragraphs in a western paper
adds as evidence that she is still on
this s:de of the half-cent nry mark."
Modern plays are responsible for
many of the new f natrons in clothes.
It is claimed that "The Arcadians'"
introduced tho hobble skirt. Hut
the Arcadian costume was much
! more diaphoiious and alluring.
The scores were as follows:
CROSS COUNTRY' S.
J. II. Wich 192 lfirt ISO
Huston 176 1C1 163
Roantree 103 159 181
Donahue 201 2"1 191
Salzman 207 202 184
Saturday, Jan. 21
Matinee anl Night
Joseph M. tJaites' Smashing Hit
liy the authors of "Three Tw'ins,"
"Madame Sherry." "Thin Girl
of My Dream," with
Cecil Lean Florence Holbrook
The Original New York and Chicago
'Mt anI lroltn-t.ion and Man)',
Manj I'retly JirM.
Price Matinee, ."Or to jtl.RO.
hotrfl $2. I "rice, evening ."VOc lo
$!.."iO, Itoxcfl $. Seats on Male Thurs
day, Jan. 10, at 1 a. tn. Phon MM.
Total 9C9 RS9 S99 2757
Stouffor 175 211 177 563
I Wich 147 16S 163 47
H. Wich 175 175 119 499
H. J. Wich 181 1C9 182 535
Total 834 875 S39 25 IS
i the multitude of ideas that are
Charles Klein, the author of "The ' thrust before it each season. There
Lion and tne Mouse, ine in
Degree" and "Maggie Pepper,"
which Rose Stabl will star, says i pie w jh continue to go to the the
tliat the daily newspapers offer him-atre just as: surely as they will con
tinue to eat.
WILDER'S SMART BOY.
The other day .Marshall P. Wil-'
dcr inflicted the following on a few;
innocent bystanders: j
"My little 4-year-old boy came to j
me and said. 'Papa, is that right ;
about what the Iil!e says, when you
are struck on one check to turn the
: other one?"
" 'Ycf, that's right,' I answered.
" 'Well.' replied my son. 'what
am I to do if I get kicked in the
stomach ?' "
Wilder says it's a good story.
Pekin Club Elects Stoltr. '
Pekin, 111., Jan. 21. The Pekln
Baseball association organized for
the 1911 season yesterday by the
election of V. V. StoRz as president
and W. S. Prettyman as secretary.
R. E. Rollins, tin: retiring secretary,
is a candidate for president of the
1 it M. league to succeed A. E. Main
THE HOUSE OF QUALITY
best pictures of quality,
good music and good
complete change of
ADMISSION ONLY 5 CENTS
Hack Falls in Task .
Baltimore, Jan. 21. George Hacken
schmidt failed last night in his attempt
to throw "(ins" Schoenlcin of this city
twice within one hour. Ho did not :
succr-ed in putting the Bali imorcan's !
shoulders to the mat.
MAKING A STAR.
Over in London Frank Gould is
exerting every effort to further his
wife's (formerly Edith Kelly) ambi
tion to return to the stage as a lead
ing lady. To accomplish this, it
will he necessary foi him to acquire
FLOWERS COMING TO
Reader to Pay His Third
I'mler Auspices of the
"You are as
well as your
is excellent in ca-?s of POOR
DYSPEPSIA. COLDS, GRIP
Notice to Hunters
Will prosecute any hunters
found trespassing on any of
j ters in it,
I' drama' ic
jjj j livery.
Farmers' Protective As
sociation of Black Hawk
Montavillo Flowers is corning to A'l
gustana -olIcge. He will api ar thi-re
in an interpretation recital Friday ev
ening, Jan. 27. The subject of his' in-j
terpretation wi'.l he "Hamlet, Prince
of Denmark," Shakespeare's great
masterpiece. This will he Mr. Flow- J
ers' third appearance before an Angus- ;
tana audience, which well evidences
his great popularity, it Is doubtful
whether any reader or impersonator
has been belter reeeivfd than Mr.
Flowers at Augustana. He comes un
der the auspices of the iyceur.i of the!
college. It is fcaid that, although dad j
ouly in plain evening dr'-ss. he pre- I
scnts to nii audience the haiacu-rsj
of Hamlet in such a rcali.-iic and vivid ;
manner as to he only excelled by the j
plr.y itscif. lie dees not mnke his au- j
difiue think of him or f-i-e hi;u, but io j
think only of the- tiory the c.i.arac-J
A Strange Story. !
Argyle, Mich. Mrs. William H. 1
Carson, in a letter from Argyle, says: 1
"I w as almost wild with pain in my i
heart and other Severe pains, due to'
womanly troubles. C.trdui gave me
creat relief at once. Further nsf '
; of Carrtui raised nie from my bed'
of agony. Cardni saved my life, and
'I can't be thankful enough for what
lit did for me." Whether serloiihly
jsitk, or simply ailing, take Cardui.
I the woman's tonic. As a general
tonic for women, to improve the ap
Iftetite and build up the constitution,
; Cardui is in a class by itself. Those
I who hae used it say it does the
work; it relieves,, if cures. Try it.
Your druggist has it.
Vaudeville as it should be.
THE MUSICAL LASSIES
Five Beautiful Girls
In a GorgcouM Musival Melange
5 Other Big Feature Acts
Free! Free! Sunday mat
inee t'i n Kold and big box of
candy to some one.
Old Phone K5.
Kit Hf LI .JM. C
HINES ITSELF. WON'T WASH Off
For a!o by Al!n. Myr A Co.. L.
UcC'abe 4k Co. !'. k l.Un4 limrdwart
Company. Ill C Khleb.
He is tiov.erf.il and
force and intensity
V Vlf.F fJ
Death in Roanna Fire.
n ay not result from the work cf j
Srebugs, but often sever; buras are'
j caused that make a (jul.-k neo.-l for!
Bucklen's Arnica Salve, the qu;c!;it,
barest cure for burns. wour.ds, !
! bruises, bo'As, sores. It subdue. in-j
Gemmation. It kills p :n. It seethes
sd neals. Driver, cf, kin eruptions,
iters or nils. Only 25 centa at all
largo f-no-j'-'h trj rhari th s'at".
iid kc teg;:li .- i.aymi-nt.-. In this
i'ir. regain yo;;i pace o.' mind.
concern a frc-dh ?a:nst which
Call and ta!k it oer.
ATI' a coiistaul Hourr
of aiit.oyarc'. They
leu injure a jx-rsoii
-fpualoii for r lir.bill
ty beyond i nair.
lPfnh our bills to.
K-tli r and get a Ion
Kc-turn the Jmn it: easy ?o
way you -?ti. fy all jcir crrd
siiul cs-fabl!:jh with a r-iu'ab!j
yitii cau draw ior any urn r ncy.
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