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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1911.
DRIVEN OFF STAGE Brings Minstrels to the Illinois Tomorrow
Rainbow Girls and Weather Men in "The Sweetest Girl in Paris'
"Apres Moi," Berrstein Play,
v Withdrawn After Few
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PARISIANS HOSTILE TO IT'
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Clerical Organizations Make lomon
strations That Prrxerit Succc
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T'arch 1 Sweetest Girl in Pc.ris."
T.iarch 5 A! G. Field's Minstreic.
IV.arch 11 "Polly of the Circus."
March 12 "Classmates," matinee
i.ia.-ch 14 '-Third Degree."
March 10 ''Passing of ma Third
M.-rch 19 "Bachelor's Honeymoon."
mstnee and evening.
April 13, 14, 15 "Ben Hur."
"THE SWEETEST GIRL IN PARIS."
"Tlie Sweftt-st Cir! in Paris," the
ne musical extravaranza, after a run
of 250 pen'ormances in Chicago's Ia
Salle opera houae, will he showr for
the iirst time at the Illinois theatre,
tonight, under the manacr&pnt of
Harry Askln. the new direotcr of th
LaSa'.le enterprises!. The r.v piece
Is the joint work of three authors
who neve made distinctly good !n ev
erything else they have undertaken.
They are Addison Hurkuart. who
wrote "The Runaways", which ran a
year In the New York Casino and was
Hayed for five reais on the road:
Cc.HIn Dnvls. the man who rewrote
'Ti e Three Twins" from a failure in
.o one of the great successes of the
iay: and Joseph E. Howard, compos
er uf every renl succeps the Ln Salle
and Pr!icess theatres of Chicago have
And what r cast Manrircr Askln
las piven to tho new i-lay. It is hnad
d by Trixie Frisr.-i nz?.. one ot the fore
tiiort of the musK-al come Iy women,
and Alexander Carr. a comedian and
character-actor whose brief carc-er on
the stage has been positively bril
liant. Both have been the stars of
companies bearing their name:?, na
Saturday, March 4.
IIarr- Askin Presents the rtr.lliant
I'liique InSalle Opera Houfc
Hevcl of Fun and Music,
With the Identical Cast and Chorus
Seeu liOl Times in Chicago
The Sweetest Girl
)lost ComIj- Show Etw on Tour,
Cast includes Trixie Frlganza.
Alexander Carr, Frederick V. Eow-'
ers. Cathryn Rowe Palmer, Zoe Bar- king. The first change tp.kes the au
nett. Alice Sullivan, Dorothy Bren-'dlence la a bound from the first m!n-
ner. Mace Bcnville and 60 fasc'.catf !
leg glrle. j " '
Prires BOc to Sl-RO tS rovs otilv 2 ' AMUSEMENTS.
Phone Wett C2 4.
Sunday, March 5
Twenty-fifth Anniversary Vear
AL. G. FIELD
ss r . -m
Surpiuut'.a Anwrablagr of Tal- I'Tr" Sunday nuMinr $5 Id gold and j been d'escorrrod, Altliotifh, ly ths addl
ent. T1 I-ut Word in ,m of CM(1JT '0Jl ct sulphur enl ether lrsredlfnts, thlj
Five Big Scenic Spectacles
Minstrelsy In all ages. The bot
tom of the sea. " "Cant-I-Chear" a
barnyard burlesque, bhlos and sai
lor A nsvul rtvlew. Perrv'a vtr-
tory on Lake Erie. !
Ixty-live IjradiUjC Kx(x-nests of j
.Imorlea'd Favorite TyjK f
IJ-ice STk-. 50c, TSc, 1. oes 1.50. '
Fbcre West 22i.
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l.iiS a third m- :iiltr of ti
Predcricl-i ". iio'Afr:. ;
others ainonj; them Cathrj n Row
f'a'nuT, Dorothy Hrenner. Zoe Har
nett, Edsar Murray a:d lac? lion
vi'lc are from thi- very crt-au of
"The Swvc-test t;:rl in Paris" ha.; a
real Ktory, a teal ;Aa, reai e.iaractcr
izations, and behind it all an idea and
a theme two liiiritrs rart- eiiough in
pfays wiiho'it ?;!!-!-.. ivhio.-n, if
.ver, fotind in extrt'aanza. It was
not. as has p(nf-ra!ly bi-rr. fi;;,;KSfd,
written to ord.-r to lit the (iitinrtive
personalities of tl ? actors to a "T."
Miss Frleanza has four of the How
ard potvss; Mr. Bowers five: Miss
Brenner hi3 five, two of them with
the iul! chorr.s; end both Miss iiar
neit and Miss Palmer have been well
A word as to the st&fre marrr;emenL
Mr. Askins enpaired for the dramatic
part of the entertainment Krauk Kee
nan, who has pur on some of the fa
mot's productions of the last 15 years:
while the inimitable Gus 5?ohlke, him
self one of the greatest dancers in the
w-jrlu, was for months wording on
the lumbers, novelties, dances find
pittorirtl effect?. It was he who orig
inated the now famous "Vatua Varna
Man" song in "The Three Twins" as
well as countless other novelties in
FIELD'S MINSTRELS. I
When t he Columbus industrial ex-!
position was given in Columbus, Ohio,
in dune. IPIO, the Artnbtister scenic
f-n alio, of Columbus, had on exhibition
the iirst part setting cf the Al G.
Field miustrtds. The set was hung in
a balcony in the main exhibit hall,
with hundreds of lights, shaded so as
to taring out the beautiful work on the
many drops comprising it.
The set icprOvnteri only one part
e several which comprise tne first
of this season's b!g minstrel pro
duction. It represented an arbor of
flowers. The bac,i drop showed the
tops of a conferva eery, aud the hun
dreds of flowers banked against it
vcas a fcr.rce of wondering aumlration
from thousands of pereens from all
over 'he rr.idiie west who came to the
Fc r the 2.rth anniversary Jubilee
production this season. Mr. Field has ,
spared neitner expense nor trouble in
getting the most elaborate first part
setting he could obtain. The first.
.scene shows the court of King Saul
ni.iJ r P, ' T
PlsySng and singing to the
Only Two More Days to
OtisB. Thayer, Rex De Rossli
and Evlyn Clark
In IVning Comedy Act
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'Ilve Ulacr nlZ vauaeTliie AC13
IKin t Iiw Thia Hfg Hfjow.
Old phone IfiM,
orld He fore Voor Krw.
lobby and His Il Wrufni dranva
'lli Trust" v. nr drama.
"Some of Tlw!e Hays."
AdmiAH on Only !i C'enu.
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; strel to modern minstrelsy
beautiful conservatorv set.
i This is one of the famous Field ! son why the sjcc ss achieved there
first parts, which have become nvn e : hculd not be duplicated during its
gorgeous each season. Here the s-ini?-! brief stay in Chicago and be a most
ers. attired in white wigs aud satin : fitting companion attraction to Mr.
court costumes, and the black face Delasoo's other success. David War
minstrels will be seen and heard. f'elj in "The Return of Peter Grimm."
i Another chanee takes the spocta-
tor to the finale of the tirst part, "The J CHICAGO OPERA HOUSE.
Palace of Momus," where the come- j Th noe! title of "son splay" has
dians are introduced and the first part : . ,i;... , in.or mnni.inn
is brought to an end by the sweet min
strel ballads, the ever to-be-desired
minstrel end men's jokes and the
dancing of the "galloping hoofs."
From a number ot e:.hib:t.; the Arn;
brusier studio t.-ou iirst pri-'.H '.it'i
e;jse with their exhibit of the Kiel J
hi si -part set The studio pronounce
it th most expensive' and iin it
ot sct-idc work it has ev-r tuir
in nearly " years of sc;v -'ty
ii:g. At the Illinois tomorrow.
"THE THIRD DEGREE."
Charles Klein eontempi.Ues writ
itii; 1" playy in subjects of pu.j'.le in
terest. "The Lion and the Mo.i.-e "
dealt with those h'gh in poii'ii s and
the niiiiiotiaire class. "The T'drd n--gree"
sttikes teliins blows at poIL'.j
methods in extorting couf:.'ssions by
the "siveatin ;" pinss and deals
with those high in social circles. So
effective have been the resuirs of:
these 10 dramas that all are waiting
his third expose of soue abu3od privi-
le-e. Mr. Klein, whose latest sue-ilC cf Victor Heraert's rncsc prjjjular
cesses have all been produced by Hen- song numbers and the attraction en
ry B. Harris, is now diily lii close ters upon its sixteenth week -with the
conversation with the noted ntodiu erj performance next Sunday evening,
and that seme ether evil is c o ruing 'The Chicago opera house hp.s inaug
under the famous dramatist's pen is ' urated "i -vrer sixteen" matinees
more than a presnn:ption. "The Third! which are given every Wednesday at
Degree" comes to the Illinois soon. ; popular prie s.
ANOTHER BELASCO TRIUMPH,
What will no doubt prove to be one
or tne most important dramatic events
of the Season, as well as thi
big sen -
Fational drama of the year will be the American composer, was given its
o:Tering of "The Lily" at i'owers the-: first performance at the Metropoli
atre for two weeks commenejug Mon-'tr.u opera house, Philadelphia, Pa.,
day ntght, Marc h f'th, by that .vizard : Saturday. Fe b. 25th, and immediately
of stagecraft, David P.elasco, when he scored a trem ndous and uiiptWedent
will present his 011 adaptation of this ied success,
truly marvellous play in its viri!o.;s j
Helasconian entirety. This drama
wi'h its rarfiil attenrion to detail, it
retnarkable cast and Leuutit'til produc
tion will be presented just as it was 1
played for more than one season in 1
New York city. At the head of the1
rmnnanv Is that mantrnificent artrrss
Xancp O'Neii, in the wonderful roie'rner Blakesh'ys Twelfth street addi
lo "Odette", The Lily). As Odette's ; ron (Q the cJtv cf noCk Island. $525.
father will be seen Charles Cart-! T, T , ,
wright. the famous English actor., Charles E. Rodden to Rene Dekeyrel,
who is doing the best work of his ca-ilot 9. block .., Rxidden s first addition'
reer in this powerful creation. Other!10 the ci'J" of Mollne, 1300. j
players who may be mentioned as also '' C. L. E. Ksbjorn to Ida B. Painter, !
of importance in this big cast are Ju- I art lots 12. 13 and 34, Dodge's addi-j
11a De?n. who plays the younger ; tion to the city of Reck Island, $1. ,
daughter, Cbristiane; Alfred Hickman, I Jchn 3. McConnell to Frank Mc !
Oscar Eagle, Antoinette Walker, Ethel :
Terry, Elliott Dexter. William C. ter southw
HouWen rjo,ag PaTerson and 8ever.jter secticn
al others. It should be a big engage-J
ment fcr no more powerful or talented i
players are on the American stage to-!
:day. Mr. Be'asco adapted "The Liiy'to the city of Mollne, $1,7C0.
from the French of Pierre V.'olT aud ;
Caeton Leroux. It is a masterpic-re ot !
j claywriting and as produced under
the supervision of Mr. Belesco Is also'
a masterpiece of stagecraft. Its suc -
.cess in New York during a run of
j ir.ore than a year was enormous, aud
j AN UP-TO-DATE DRUGS1ST !
, soy It Is STr-pHslc taw nssny old-
lasaijaera rescirs are cng n.'o, wiixa
1 rots to saow that It is hard to taprove
It is nard to taprove
i eoaje c! our rrao Jaiothcrs old. tlaie-trlf i ;
toai c: oar crsojaiouci
rftudlet. Bor in.tcrec for keplne th
fcair dark, soft aci glos-y, nothing equal- !
o,ii-iamo:ea rww najg cwn iaaas mora
e?:ctiv a ec&lp tonic and color re
stwer. Nowadnys when our Lair crones
act or r?!s fr ied or ttxy, Intpsd cf ga
tha garJi-n r ysrrst tut btrl s eel
j go i) mo rsi ami sirs ea a. ior ;
j a ttrt!e ot Wyeth's Saga and Bolphnr. i
TV' jsrerxt:on l aold br all Vadj
' d.-cslsLS far SO cintg and (1 a to U, cr
is tat CXr'ct ly th Wyeth Cbeajb.-al ;
; ("oxpany, 74 Cortl2...St fc Zew York '
: '-Jty, npon receipt I 2r'.,
i For sale end recommended
1 ' , s
in tiie'as tlie saiiie oasi aud production wrl
be seen at i'owers. there is no rea-
by Victor Het .jert End George V. Her-
entitU-d "When Sweet inxteen,
at the Chicago opera
he composer and the au
to ure the term song-
"When Sweet Sixteen" in
the piibiic might not he
he composition wns tcrml
j "i.iUiirr.l cr. iii
hr-s hern applied to alruort everythin
i in the line
"Wh":! Sweet Sixteen r:-Claes an at-rr.oFphf-re
cf youtli, melody and re
f.;i?ipei i. F.verythir g itc this new
in"-'sic il si:c'e:-s points to vard youth
c:ici brings us hrek to that glorious
ne when all th. world v. as live and
vueioc'y. The tv ' l . J coir.elv young
'women, whe eompris'the chorus, are
with or.: exceutioi:, 1 yea
;e and the :r.o excepfien is only
There are 1G letters in the title;
; speaking roles in the
jcul numbers In the score; a medley of j
"When S.vcet Sixteen" is prominent
in the eyes of the music loving pub-
hie from the tact that Victor Herbert's
, iatest grand opera watoaia, tne nrei
'grand opera ever written by an
COURT MOUSE RECORD
Real Estate Transfers.
G. Elmer Hiakesley to Hdward L. and
l-3dlth Johnson, lot 12. block 1, G. El-
Connell, cast quarter southeast quar-
west qucrter southeast quar- j
4-16-2W, tract in north half;
southeast half, 515,000.
Arthur De I-oof to John Ingwers, lot
part 37, Sweeney & Jackson's addition:
ThoT.es J. Mcdill to Olof Z. Cerv
its ad- i
lot 7, block 1, Island View heigh1
diiion to the city of Hock Island, $1.
John F. Carlan to Vi'llam J. Wil-
cn, tract In eouth northeaut quarter
tec tion 2-MG-3W, $"50,
Marthp. Hofeldt to Henry Hofeldt,
lot 4, bloc k 7, Acme addLlon, Mo-
T irie $1
" iiiuls Vcreanteren to J. E. Murphy,
lot 8, block 2, Stromer s addition to G.
p VIttick,s eddition to the city of
J. L. .vlurpr.y to Lousa and Victoria
ren, lot 8, block 2, Strorner's '
addition to G. P. WitMck's addition to '
the city of Mollne, $1. j
Aiel Howklnscn to Frank P. Sty-,
vaert, lot h, block 1, Frkk's aldiiicnj
to the city of Mol-ne. $40u.
Fully nine cut cf every ten crises1
of rhe.iiijatism Is simply rbeurua'ssm '
of the iuu3cleh due to cold or damp,;
or chronic rheumatism, neither of j
which requires any internal treat-j
:r-?::t. All It.si la n-T '.ee! tej an"ord
reLef la the fri-.e aIi.a. if.u of Cham
berlain's liniment. c:-It3 U a trial.
Vcu are certain to be pleased w'th j
the ti'jkk relief which it aUords. S;d
by all drr.cr'sts. 1
Paris. March 4. Henri Kemstein
last niht voluntarilv withdrew- his
j piny, "Apres Mo:," from th Comedle
i Francaise. Mr. Bernsipin raid the ac-
t?r,a was taken because of his desire
to preveDt further untoward demon
strations by the "Camelots du Itoi" ;
ar.d others hostile to the play.
"Apres Moi' tells the sory of a pe-;
troleum trust financier whose caring
operations wreck his own fortune and
the fortunes of his wife and friends.
i The financier Is about ta commit sui
cide when he discovered his wife re-;
I turning from a clandestine meeting
j with her lover. There is a scene be
I tween husband and wife which ends
j in the wife gi ving up her lover and
j following her crimlnil and penniless
j husband. i
! n.EKcv orposE.
j The play was produced at the Come- i
die Francaise Feb. 20. Certain cleri-,
cal organizations which hal taken ex
ception to the production of plays by
Bernstein because he is a .Tew and be
cause of various allegations made
against him, posted rowdy members
in different parts of the house and
kept up incessant interruptions. .
yelling at the players, blowing fish
horns, ringing bells, etc. Fights be-
tween the demonstrators and parti
sans of Bernstein were frennent
Large numbers of police and the re -
publican guards were required to pur
down the disturbances both ineide and
outside the theatre.
KIOTIMG INt UKASES.
With each succeeding production ot
the play the rioters' demonstrations
increased. On account of the illness
of one of the chief performers "Apres
Moi" was suspended a few days, in
the ep.rly part of the week, but Thurs
day night, when the theatre was again
opened, the disturbers were out in
Magnesium was dropped from the
gallery and exploded, causing several
women to faint, w hile ouisble the the -
atre several thousand manifestants ! Sworn to before t:u and subscribed
forced the republican guards to charge i in my presence this '. t h day of De
them repeatedly with drawn sabres, comber, A. D., 1 S S " .
Several persons on both sides were' (Seal) A. I). GLFASON,
fnjured. No. cry Public.
As a result of the controversy a : Hall's Ca'an h Cure Is taken in
duel was fought Thursday between : tei i. ally and acts dir.-ctl on Hie
Marecl Xadaud, a substitute for Pern-; Mod and mucous surfric.-s of the
stein, and Leon Daudet. the former t-ytein. Send for testimonials free.
' ' .ireceiving a sword-thrust wound in the
Apple Growers Fight Frost.
Quincy, 111.. March 4. The 11
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i. J'.'X. S;V,.v " '""t
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meeting of the
I Valley Apple Growers'
! was held here yerday. Smudge
fires were decided upon as the best
1 way to prevent damaging effects from
, jaje frosts.
State of Ohio, city of Toledo, Lu-
: cas couuty. ss. Frunk J. Cheney
I ,i,.-, ,K .v,. i
luanv.n linn: iiiai , i la pen 101
of the 11 tin of F. J. Cheney & Co..
doing business in the eity of To
ledo county aud state aforesaid, and
that said firm will pay the sum of
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ery case of catarrh that cannot be
the titi of Hail's Ca'arih
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RECITAL TO BE
.ii?nMn f Vitmrrratnry Frtirty
Annual luNiral lrRrin In
1 ti. t inm
, i ur , i , '
tana collc;o will nlve their annual r
ti al Monday evening, March C, at
0'cWk in the college chapel. All
j the fac ulty members will take pal
in the program, which promise to h
unusually good this year. The plan
'department will be represented b
l'roi'. l'et. r .lolins.'ui ami MUi L. C
' vi 11. From the vocal d.-partnuu
Mrs. Kdla Lund will ting Hven
;j-:oaps 4)f songs and tle re will be ao
c-ral violin solos by Mrs llousel-Fryl
hnan. No admission i -1 be chnrv"
ami the miinieal public of the tll-citlf
is most cordially Invited 10 a"end
I Chamberlain's Stomach nnd I.lv
Tablets are pafe, x 11 r- tin l reliitlb
I nnd have bei-n prnised by thoiiHatu!
ef women who have been restored t
h.alib throupth their g- ntle aid an
urative properties. Sold by a
' d ruKgists.
137 Adams Sireet,
e ll'Kk T.Tir.3. III., Arg-.ja