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THE ROCK ISLAJsD ARGUS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4. inn.
1 Mwmmi nt d,
tlon Is sceiJcally and electrically com
plete Jn every detail, Laving been laid
out with a lavish hand. The chorus Is
the original Whitney opera house, f"
cago, taxicab chorus. The book I3 hy
Harry Sheldon White, the lyrics by
Jack Kenyon and the mueic from the
; the real existence of many men and j
j women in every American city. If the j "A Millionaire Tramp," described as
lives of the persons in "Paid in Full' j a comedy with a new plot, is tonight's
be not our own, they are certainly offering at the Illinois. There will be
those of many we know, with whose specialties between acts. The play Is
struggles and purposes we have inu- to be presented at popular prices.
j mate understanding. The play strikes
.home: it grips our sympathies. While i AT THE EMPIRE.
the characters are real thev are not! Manager E. T. Dolly announces a
SCENE IN "PAID IN FULL 'ILLINOIS SUNDAY
AT THE ILLINOIS.
Nov. 4 "The Millionaire Tramp "
Nov. 5 "Paid in Full."
Nov. 8-9 Tri-City Stock company.
Nov. 11 "Merry Mary."
Nov. 13-14 Sitting Bull pictures.
Nov. 15-16 Tri-City Stock company.
Nov. IS "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Nov. 21 "The Fortune Hunter."
Nov. 22-23 Tri-Citv Stock company, i commonplace. The persons are those ; topnotcher bill for the coming week.
Nov. 24 "The Deep Purple." ! of the kind who do things, whose ac- beginning Monday, at the Empire. The '
Nov. 26 "Get Rich Quick Walline- tions go far in vigor and distinctness. . current bill, which closes tomorrow
ford." ; Mr. Walter has presented those per- i night, has been drawing big audiences,
sons with a vigor and distinctness that and is proving one of the most popular
produce startling realism. He carries the house has thus far offered.
them through a story of absorbing fas- A nurabex of the star performers
cination whose interest is not once re-, wno arp apr,earing at the Empire this
atjlaxed. It is anno-mced it will be pre-! and who are stopping at the Har-
sented here by on of the five compan- j,er iHVe contributed to the musical I
ies that appeared in it in New York j j,rcgTam -n the popular cafe during!
I city- ! the past few evenings, adding pleasing ;
i variety to the always acceptable pro-
presented by Jabe's Harper
"Merry : H..,,so orchestra and the soloist Miss
Nov. 2S "Polly of the Circus."
Nov. 2f-30 Tri-City Stock company.
Daily vaudeville performances
5 :-'t and 8:15.
wil' Wf-1. 1
AT THE ILLINOIS.
A large and representative audience 1
of tri-citv r.ennle rtrt ,hp rr-Tnrm. T-,'JnJ of tLe usicAo.ln
anoe of "The House Next Door" at the ! pome the appearance here of
Illinois last nbzht. Manager William : Mary." a nw pong farce, at the Illinois : .Mjsie Woodruff. Miss Genevieve
Klinck was the only manager in the ' Nov- 1 1 "Mt'rn' Mary." it is promised. scluader has graciously responded to;
three cities who was fortunate enough not cnlv answers an tr.e requirements invitations to sing, as has Steve cr-j
ter while Morris Golden has entertain-j
ed on the violin. Last evening. Henry j
Pontae of Davenport who happened to j
be in tne caie iurnisnea an anii.ii:,
violin selection, the entire program of
the evening being of a high class
audeville order. i
to secure this attraction, and the man-! of thfe legitimate farce, but has coupled
ner In which the people turned out evi
denced their appreciation of his efforts
" bring to Rock Island the high class
production. The company was capa
ble and exceedingly well balanced
throughout. The j,lay deals with a
'luarrel between Sir John Cotswold, an
old aristocrat, and his neighbor in the
house next door. Sir Isaac Jaeobson.
who i.s a Jew. and doubly hateful tu
Sir John on this account, as he has an
inborn antipathy to the Jewish race.
Henry Hicks plays th- eccentric am
prejudiced old aristocrat in a master-
with it tuneful fluent melodies and has
1 set a pace in this direction a full sea-'
son in advance of anything of its
'kind. It is built along lines hereto-:
fore untouched by musical comedy au--:
thors. and for thi.s reason has touched
;a spot for which the amusement-crav-;
ing public has t ern yearning. "Merry !
Mary" if something out of the ord:n-
ary- Its story is different, its action ii
different, and its eoinedy is different
from all others. It is pun- farce with
an absolute lauUii!:;.- n-.-ult. Tlie cast
In the Realm of Vaudeville
Harry Lauder is makins another
AT THE COLONIAL.
The management of the Colonial the-1 tour of America.
atre today announced that arrange-1
i;ieuts have been made to show the j Winona Winter will hereafter
Kssanay motion pictures of the world's ' known as "Winnie Winter."
championship games between the A'h-
by choice features which
heretofore been available.
is both from an aftin and singinc j4 jics anj the Giants Wcdnesdiiy. Nov.
ful manner, and his work as well as
tLat. of the entire com; any. was re
ceived enthusiastically by the audi- :
C lice F!a h famili- i? j -j,, .. I
daughter, in love with each other, an i ' r
iiotb fathers forbid the marriage at!
first, hut finally yield to the entreaties
of their children, and sacrifice their'
own feelinp for the happiness 0f their:
offspring. Among those who engaged !
boxes were Miss Alice French of Da - '
ejiporr. author of "The Man of the '
A pretty love story runs through;
the play, 'The Cowboy and the'
Thief." which the Tri-City Stock!
company will present at the Illinois!
theatre next Wednesday and Thurs-'
day nights. Richard Farnum, the'
cowboy, is infatuated with Marjorie, i
the orphan girl, and their romance!
forms the basis for what is accord-i
ed to be one of the best of the new
western plays. The drama was writ-!
ten by J. Wendel Davis, who is him-!
self starring in the piece under thei
direction of Row land & Clifford. Di-,
rector Frank Readick is compelled
to pay a fancy stipend In order to
Kerure the playing rights, but in his
effort to give tri-city lovers of pop
ular priced drama the best that can
be afforded he believes that the ex
penditure w ill reap bountiful re-:
turns. The play is in four acts, two
of whih show the Golden ranch at
twilight, another the interior of the
ranch house. and another "The
Devil's Gulch." the den of outlaws.!
Srenic Artist Homer Goulet has giv-j
en the latter a picturesque setting
and the whole play is superbly j
"Paid in Full." the Eugene Walter's j
play that w ill be seen at the Illinois
tomorrow, matinee aud nicht, owes its
fame to realities that make it enter
taining to persons of every tate.
"Paid in Fuil" is too expansive and
sweeping to narrow its interest to any
one class or i-et of persons. Its reach
Is universal. It pictures in bold colors ,
I standpoint equal ill every re.-pvet to
tfat "f any xnufieul attraction to be of-
fered locally '.ir;t: the summer s- ancn,
the inanatemerr claims. The pro.luc-
Will Rogers, the cowboy
the father of a boy.
j Sing Ferns Lee. who will be remem
1 bered as a favorite entertainer of Mrs.
(Alice Roosevelt 1 .ongwort h, is playing
ROCKEFELLER? IV HO' 5
HE, CIRL INQUIRIES
IT.. The Essanay film house secured i i
ti exclusive right from August Her-
imann. chairman of the national crm- "Littie Tich" will appear in
1 mission, to take motion pictures. I York about the first of the year.
I Thej contain all the best plays and
I trick idavs of the world's series games, i
j The Indian Head trade mark of the ; 'our at the Majestic, Chicact
Essa::ay house is the poster stamp
Ada Reeves began her
, Of t. .1".
Senator Francis Murphy, who has
I appeared in middlewest theatres with
great success, has succeeded in run
ninsi his salar into three figures.
I "Blackmail", a one-act
I ten by Richard Harding
I eastern freight agent. New York
city; 5S years old and "9 years in
: the service of the company; average
1 salary for past 10 years, $4.S00 a
' year: Tension of $1F0 monthly. Mr.
Mesick is disabled.
Daniel Woolstan, Farrow, com
mercial agent. Philadelphia, Pa.: To
years old: 23 years continuous ser
vice; average salary for 10 years.
$20 a month; a pension of $4 8
Peter Cramer, section laborer;
Reasoner, Iowa: 70 years old; 3 2
years' service; monthly pension $20.
Ole C. Keel, section foreman, Dy-
! sart, Iowa: 70 years old; 30 years'
wrjt. j service : monthly pension, $20.
jonn r. ttraay, section roreman.
which marks the films as genuine, Harry Berestord and company art have t lie followins players: Walter;
i which is on display in frame at the seen 111 me m a i-a.-i
Old Hampden. Ned Finiey. Hernard Mullen
'and Mcllie 'Moore.
JULIA MARLOWE STILL,
j 'kYhcn E. H. Soihern and Ju-ia Mar
! lov.e arrived from Europe on the K:.is
j erin Auguste Victoria last week one
i of the ship news reporters asked Miss
: Marlowe: "What shall we can you?"
iMrs. Sothern replied: "Why , Julia Nov
Marlowe, of course." Mr. So: hem
standing by. added: "Yes. that is a
Joe Welch will shortly present a new j It is possible that a closer affiliation
act. written for him b Charles Hor-; of the Paniages .circuit r.nd the Miles
witz. ; circuit will be perfected. In such
'event. J. C. Matthes will be general
Ulanche Walth will appear for the representative of the former circuit
firt time in New York vaudeville on , and Chicago booking manager for
Edgar Dudley and Florence Lor- D. H. Rose produced a new act in
hard-won distinction, net lightly to b?
thrown a ide." A repe:) ,.-n of the im
I'.ipry Marlcwe-Taher co:n; li raicns is
therefore unlilciy. It will Le rem'.-'n-:
bered that managers desiro :s of book
; iv.r 'i s Marlove by the name under
which her fame had been won m ide
, a demonstration in dollars an 1 rents of
: their resentment when she desired to
I be announc ed as Julia Marlowe Ta'aer.
rrine were united
MANNERING TO RETIRE.
Miss Mary Manrering makes known
her intention to retire from the ftaae.
She says she will devote m ich of her
time to the buil'Mng of mode! coUue
!'nr working people on land at Crosse
Point, seven miles ficrn Detroit. The
tract was a wedding present from her
hiisbrii.i, Frederick E. Wads-worth.
marriage at Fort Chicngo recently with the title "A Mat
j ter of Custom." Mr. Ro-p play.- the
! part of a custom house official v. ho is
James O'Ncil will make a tour of called upon to levy on the baggage of
western vaudeville theatres in the his wife, who has deserted him and a
most powerful scene of "Monte Cris-i foreign nobleman who dO':'s not have
to." : property -sufficient for a comfortable
The vau'leville theatres throughout j
the country are reported to be drung aj The formal opening of the nev club
I spk-ndid business. With the closing ; house of the Vaudeville Comedy club,
:of 'be tours C the big circus"-, the . in New York, has been set for Satur
vaudeville picgrams will be enrivhed , day night, Nov. 1:5.
South Chicago: 05 years old; 2S
i years service; monthly pension, $il0.
Ilartholomew Healey, section fore
man, Plattsburg, Mo.; 69 years old:
2 7 years' service, monthly pension.
Albert Seymore Town, passenger
engineer. Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 6 4
vears old; 3 9 years' service; aver
age monthly wages for 10 years.
$162.73; monthly pension, $63.45.
Simon P. Cameron, engineer Da-
kota division. Cedar Rapids. Iowa;
6 0 years old; 2b years service; av-e-nire
monthly wages for ten years
SI 14.60: month!-.- pension $30.95. i
Two years ago, while adjusting a rod anres to state authorities hero that
on his engine. Mr. Cameron was in- '"' will build a new passenger de
jured so that he lost the sight cf pot at Ulack River Falls. The city
his richt eye. Though it was a ron-of Wautoma. in the potato belt, has
Pacil'ty rase, tne comp-ny Ka-e mm donated a ,.aria,i of potatoes to tU-
Saturday, November 4
Matinee and Night.
A Sparkling Comedy Gem With
Matinee 10c and 25c.
Night 10c, 20c, 30c.
R e staurant
in the City
$l.oen, which was not figured in the
Miss Grace Leigh, young woman
plajir-K in "Tiiv Qi:ak.-r Girl." in
Lo:nlun, whom William K-ivkeft-ller
said, upon lundini- m Xew York af
ter his trip abroad, was tbe finest
girl hi ever saw. doesn't even I now
when she was shown a newt pa per
containinsr en account of the inter
view with the oil king's equally 'ir
The Great Actor's Art and His Wife's
Mr. Garrick's admiration of her
husband's dramatic talents was in
tense, and on his great nights sb?
would hang over her box next the
stage in rapturous delight. The one
flaw in her idol, she claimed, was a
tsite for low life, for which she hlained
him greatly, insistftig that he loved
One of Chicago's
When next you are in Chicago,
make it a point to visit Electric
Shop, one of the world's most
elaborate and interesting shops.
Over two thousand things elec
trical for use in the home are on
display and sale at prices usually
lower than elsewhere in Chicago.
Salespeople will gladly demon
strate for 3'ou any of the heating
cooking or motcr-driven appli
ances. The display of Electric Lamps
is the most comprehensive show
ing of exclusive designs in the
West, and includes lamps for
every possible use at very moder
Michigan & Jackson Boulevards
- iiT K, i, f
better to piny s. rut) to a low lived
audience than u:e of his superior char- j
acters before an audience of taste.
Oil one particular o cMsion she was
in her bos ia the theater when t'ar-
rick's impersonation of Richard 111.
; -s applauded to the echo. In that J
: day n farce followed the tragedy of the -evening,
and as Mrs. Jarrb k rose to
leave before it b"r In:--! :: nd canie to I
the box to say be b::d some business
in the greenroom wbi' b would detain
him. so most unwi.'linirl.v the lady was
obliged to acquiesee and remain j
through the closing entertainment, j
This proved to be a c mical series of j
1 blundering adventures which had be- i
fallen a countryman who had left his '
farm to see London and on bis return ;
gave his neighbors an account of the ,
i woDders lie had met.
j This cb.iraeterization was received
i with such, peals of applause that Mrs. '
' Garrk-k. ever zee Ions of her husband's
; fame, began to tbia!i it rivaled those
j lately lavished en RicLard III. Her ,
: feelings were nearly worked up to fe- ,
ver heat when she was attracted by '
the frantie efforts of her little spaniel '
dog to overleap the balcony that sepa-
rated him from the stage, when she !
immediately became aware of the truth !
that the actor was fiarrick and ex- j
claimed. "Strange that a dog should
know his master when the woman who j
loved him best in tbe world could not
pierce his disguise." j
BUFFALO BILL GOES
BACK TO MOUNTAINS
AMD FOOD SENT
TO BLACK RIVER FALLS
Mad'.'on, Wis.. Nov. 4. Officials
of the Omaha road have given asstir-
flood sufferers. It will lie transport
ed without charge. The express and
telephone companies rre giving
gratuitous service in matte's con
nected with the Hood.
news all the time The
I i .... ?( Sk&iMi
IITr GREAT AMERICAN PLAY
col. Wilicaro t Coqy
CoL William F. Cody "Buffalo
BUI" has retirej fron. private life. !
He closed Us wild west show at
r.tchmond. Va., and packed his In- ,
dians back to their tepees. He him-
pelf w!II rpend his remaining years !
in the Wyoming Big Horn, where ha j
helped :o make American history. j
- - -3-
j His Biggest Failure.
1 John Jacob Ator was asked one day
' what was the largest amount of mon
ey he had ever made in one trans
action. This he 1e- lined to answer,
but said that he would tell the largest
With a Brilliant Cast of Players.
Tvo years in New York; seven months in Chicago.
"Triumph" New York Telegraph. "Best Find of Beason"
Alan Dale. "Held audience breath less"--New York World.
"Great play" Chicago American. "Great Stwcest" Amy
Matinee 25c, no reserved seats.
Night 25c, 35c, 50c. Boxes $1.00.
NOTE Mail orders for seats accompanied by check will be ac
cepted now and filled in order received.
' 11 mt H"' " 1 "l1"?11 '"Jl"
jfrgai-ia : -
I p.1 IWJ
Light more old employes of the
Roek Island system have been pen-1
sioned. They range from section
men to general freight agent. Finee1
sum that he failed to make. With i the pension system was adopted on
De Witt Clinton and Gouverneur Mor
ris, he said, he had pianned to buy
Louisiana from France and to sell It
to the United States government, re
taining the public domain and charg
ing '27'i per cent commission. They
changed their minds and Mr. Astor
said that he lost $3'jnX'.CX) by failing
to go into the deal.
this road .Ian. 1, 1&09 150 of.
fleers and employes have been plac
ed upon is rolls and of these 13
have died. For the year 13)1 the
company will have paid $3,ooi jn
Following are those who have just
Frank Bradley, Mesick, general
Fancy Prices In 1849.
A tourist lately on the Pacifier slope
, picked up a menu used in 1S49, when
j California was the meeca of gold min
; ers. The items and prices in that wild
i country ran as follows: "Bean Roup.
: $1; hash, low grade. " cents; hash.
13 carat. $1; beef, piain. SI; beef, with
i one potato. $1.15: baked beans, piain.
: 75 cents; baked, beans, greased. $1;
I two potatoes. TiO cents: two potatoes.
peeled, u cents; rice pudding, u cents.
To Quickly Chase
The Privilege of Wealth.
"That man is getting to be a regu
lar customer here."
"Yes. and he must be a multimillion
aire." "Why so. Mayme?"
IIe ain't afraid to ask to see some-
1 rhtsburg Post.
' 'From Fashion ReWew).
! The surest and quiekest way to
obliterate wrinkles of every descrii-
tion. from the finest, lines to the
deepest furrows, is by means of the
, saxolite formula, about which we'e
i heard so much of late. Bathing the
' face and neck in the lotion at nnee
i - gtji
' tfp-htri ar,H tnnpa itn the cl-ln f 2;
' feet log every wrinkle, as weil as 23
! creased or saggy t; ue about th
cheeks, neck or chin. m.ny drutrgls-t ".i
i can supply p:;re powdered sixoii:e, J
; which is most effective. Dissolve an
ounce of this in a half pint of v.it'h p"-
hazel and you have as pe-fect a so
lution as any expert can make.
Exclusive Rights to Show the
athletics vs Gmnis
Wednes day JJ1 Rock Island
The Essanay Film Manufacturing company had th exejrsjrt
right to photograph ite gaues In mr-iioii pi'tures. 'i'beir
trade mark an Indian head. If you tee any ad vertiK.-i.eat
about the world's f can-pP nship games without the lud'un
head tra! ix,ark they are fake pictures ar.d not the ieal
games. i-'ample poster in Colonial lobby.
H '"k.riii torn