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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1912.
SOME OF THE BALLET GIRLS SEEN IN "THE DANCE OF THE SERPENTS," IN BARNUM
AND BARLEY'S GREAT SPECTACLE, "CLEOPATRA," AT MOLINE NEX SATURDAY
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' iw mi rwrr TTr-m.TTr-ifiir-r mh m Ma Ml t
Why thr rlrois is 'fr p"win.
and like u!l t!i:n?H kf ;.-. prov.-
inp tutur st i' ; :iii.s In venrs, i r
on pIificl, it is cotifidriitly jiroiiuscd.
by th- liiirriii.ii U.iiW'V Cri-atcsi
Slu on Kar'!:. whi!i will pitch its
pf c.iin.'tH in Molitf next
liiiunutioiia i rof d ita pro-
T h- moht r;i lic:il ;. iir'nro from tin?
liin mn triilitions cf tlif Hrrna in
in tli- litiiin.it inn of thn Kriiiid -n-ircf.
Nr lnrrT thf wild Z'-iius, th?
In-, tli-iifuin;. t!i" tu-rri- liens and
lifers and the rcetlfs ri: inociToti In
th'-ir K 1 1 1 Hiii'h, t!i' i iicis ln-a'l-ticri
in their chariots of st:iti and
tho proud p'iinn riatis mcirclf tlip
l'iplodrom n:il. Tln-y arc supplit'.t
fl liy oil IntrodiK lory up-ctaclp. whoso
itiTpr -t.it i'l'i t-i lisis tli" w r it'f-s f
J.Cr.i ;'''"ni i''ii winch roht th(; fir
' us $ . oil, nun to pro'luc".
Chopatru i.'. rnlitit; ovt r Kuypt, IijD
years ago. whrn Gpn-ral Marc Antony
arrivcb v. i;h his l.-ions to conquer
the country. And what a country:
Spler.dnis of r::y d.iv.n in a tropic
bky above the beautiful city of Alex
andria burht upou the eye as the
i;re;i.t curtain, one whole city block
in 1- r: tt li is parted and drawn away.
Prietits adore the rising sun; laborers
and merchants are busy; citizens and i run.
slaves thrown the market place; the song. darcir.R and snrgcous pancantry.
anei"t.t metropolis is all astir. ! He cives himself up to the wonderful
which insurgent Antony d?6hcs it to , performance, positive assurance is
the ground. Cleopatra tears in two I given, is better, bigger, newer and
her crown of pearls and rubies, and j fuller of thrills than ever,
offers half of it to the ' conqueror, i "The Spectacle of Cleopatra" is far
Scorn anci hate repulse her. i and aw ay the most brilliant and ambi-
Thc dainty serpent of the old Nileitious achievement of the Barnum
j'surrenders, yet in
dangerous. One all
heavy eyelids, and
yielding is most ;
iring droop of her
Antony's race is
him with music.
Then the rasping clangor of brazen ' fascinations. At the end he falls on
trumpets. ( "er.'iuering Rome is at the i his s'vord and Cleopatra inflicts death
door. "I" h o legions invest the city. 'on herfr-!f with the bite of the poison
Antony holds the centre of the stage, : ous lisp.
and one glance at his passionate ges- The sombre curtain world-wide
tures reveals his ruthiess program, i r.ow ia draw n together and the sp'Xr-
His helmet is in the ring; he"s there tatcrg return from the land of enchant-' .
for a tight to the finish. j nirnt and ravishing beauty. Lo! they San Francisco The first Japanese
Cleopatra, herself, lovelier tlnn the Ere at the circus. Elephants lumber 1 Young Women's Christian association
&'ii, sends l.im a letter, a sort of'ii to the rings; acrobats and gymnasts ' to be organized in America held its
conservative, stand-pat proposal, if one and r ijii!ibru-ts and bareback riders , formal opening exercises here. There
& Hailey circus. The ballet numbers
4 HO of the daintiest, prettiest dancing
girls New York could yield. Their
final terpsiehorean effort is a flower
dance, described as being amazingly
beautiful. Ottokar Partik, ballet mas
ter of the Metropolitan opera house
in New York, arranged it and directs j
its execution. Faltis Rffendi. former I
bandmaster of the Khedive of Egypt,
made the journey here to provide thj
may j.ide by the ferocity w ith i are whirling and lealn?. The
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i II 111 i f
A WELL SET TRAP
Snared 2 Elackmai'er Who Dared
to Invade Wall Street. !
This is by far the most
important clothing sale
hereabouts Bear in mind we make
clothes (or you as you want them to
your individual measure in any style
All Wool Sails and Extra Trousers to Suit and Fit
the Peculiarities oi Your Figure for
EVERY GARMENT WE MAKE IS
LINED WITH HAMILTON WEAR
PROOF BRILLIANTINE, A GUAR
ANTEE SEWED INTO EVERY GAR
MENT. WE GUARANTEE THAT THIS
LINING WILL OUTWEAR THE
GARMENT IF IT DOES NOT WE
WILL RE LINE IT FREE.
f Branch Stores Throughout the U. S.
Ji Ji WOOLEN co.
1812 2nd Ave. Stine Lindquist, Mgr. Rock Island, III.
The laie Jay Gou'd arrived at bis of- i
Cee one morning In a slate of miml.
"There:" be sni'l to his favorite part-'
ner. flinging down n letter which had !
been addressed to Mrs. .lay flould. "I j
don't mind their writing their seunil-',
ous things to nie. but when ihey begin;
10 ml iln-ni to my wife it's got to be
btojip'-d. What can you do?" j
The pn finer first read the letter. The :
writer i-reniised that he had lost a great j
deal of money speculating in (iouid j
8tn ks. rspi'ially Missouri 1'aeinY, midj
requiretl that he be advised how to ;e! j
back what he had lost and more lie ;
sides. T"r.les Mr. ;ould lmparti-d to
liira Ktrni'ht. bona fide money inaki'.i? .
i!iform:);;in he would destroy Mrs. '
CJoiiId li.e manner in w bii-li lie de-I
fired the information to be impart 'd
was this: Every morning an advertise
ment should be inserted in the personal .
column of n certaiu New York news-!
paper advising him when to buy and j
when to sell Missouri Pacific. The ad- !
vertlseinent should be written in a vwlf
which l.e had devised, so that lie alone
would re eive aud understand the tip.!
'I think I can catch him." aid Mr.
Gould's partner. "Just leave it to me." !
Mr. Oould was for calling in Ir.peo-j
tor Byrues nt once, but h' partner ,
thought they had belt r wait until!
they bad laid a mine for the offender, j
The partner, who had a shrewd un-!
derstanding of human nature, proceed
ed in an unexpected manner. Jt hap
pened that Mr. Gould's firm was very i
acuve in Missouri I'acinc anil con
trolled the stock's fluctuations. On
the next day an advertisement was
Inserted, as the blackmailer had re
quested, informir.p lm asreeal.ly to
his eode to buy Missouri Taeitic and
to watch for further instructions. Mis
souri Pacific stoek went up. A few
days later another adverti-emeat was
inserted telling him f. sell Missouri
Tacific. And Missouri Tacific deelia-
d. Afiin he was to!d when
it and a?a!n when to sell it.
as to he rocotrnised In t rtor-Ic mar
Let. l;':t oven in a few handred ;:l::;.e ; j
at a time a man cou'.d make a preat
deal n," moaey in a short time if Le !
knew beforehaml infallibly when V.io I
price ivouid rise and v':e:i it would !
fall. Mr. Gould's pa:t"er counted j
upon tlie man's nn'iir..i i ipulse when j
aicused of I11 v by hi.s own lack
of d:.srreii"ii. si ;in his jjoore. The im
pulse would be to deny that he had
broken fc.ith. The chances were that
be would deny it by letter. The trMc
was to nail him as he mailed the letter.
Inspector Pyrites was now called
into the case. The aecusin" advertise
ment was printed on Sunday morning,
so that if the l,la-ki:i liler posted a
letter d-irins the day it would be ail
the easier to catch liini. Inspector
Byrnes stationed a man at every mall
box in the postal district from which
the oripinal letter of threat had been
posted to Mrs. Gould. JZvery man who
posted a letter anywhere in that dis
trict that Sunday was under suspicion.
Before he was out of sis'it n detec
tive, under pretense of post 'as one of
his own, had opened the box with his
pass key mid had inspected the letter
And Just before dark a letter ad
dressed to Jay Gould was posted by a
well dressed youna; man, wro ten min
utes later was in the office of Inspector
Byrnes protesting indignantly and de
claring his family connect ions. He did
not know on what evidence he had
been taken. Mr. Gould's partner wr.s
summoned, and he opened the letter,
which was exactly the one expected.
Tiie writer warmly and truthfully de
nied that lie bad iir-mrted the Missouri
Thursday, July 25
March, "Symphonic" Orlando
Overture, "Feet" (How Can I Leave Thee?)
3. Trombone Solo,
"Stabat Mater" ..
4. "Mefistotele," Grand Selection Boito
Prologue, Garden Scene. Dance of the Elves,
Classical Sabbath, Death of Margherita, Tri
umph of the Heavenly Hosts.
Solos by Messrs. D'Amico, Muscente, Croee
5. Overture, "Zampa"
6. Waltz, "Les Patineurs" ...
7. Mazurka, "The Dragon Fly"
8. "American Fantasio"
. . . Strauss
. . . Herbert
Last Chance to Hear
Matinee and Night, Friday, July 26
Aunt Sally's Advice
to Beatuty Seekers
K. C. F. asks: "Will you tell me how !
to pet tny hands white and soft? They)
have become rouqh a:id are so dark in j
contrast to my aims." The method!
mentioned in reply to Kloise will bring .
the uesired results; wear gioves to.
prevent soiling the bed linen.
D. N". A. writes; "How can I reduce;
a douhle chin? Also how to pet rid of
to buv,,rows fHet?" I'se a wash lotion pre-j
and when ; pared by dissolvini; 1 rz. powdered sax-1
I'aeiuc ini'ornintie i i
that therefore he s!i. .. d e .ji.vt to on
tlnue receiving it as before.
But the blackmniier was no more sur
prisetl when confronted by the letter
than Mr. Gould's partner was when he
saw the blackmailer, for it turned out
that be was socially well connected.
He wa. in fact, th son of a man f r
whom one member of the Gould liv.i
entertained feelings of friendship. He
had done bndly with evervihin a:.il !
bad nt last resorted to blackmail. II:- !
threat to do violence to Mrs. Gould !
was empty, though there was no Know- i - -j.-.-.
ing beforehand that such was the en
Mr. Gould was not easily moilili.'d. He'Jujt OCC 1 fiat LOfll
tnoupilit an example siiould re piaae or
one of the few threatening letter writ
ers Wall street had ever cacirht r;i!
bunded. The pleadinp of t!e yours;
man's family at len(,'-'i prevailed, and
he was let off. New York Post.
and the present one bul . in ISsJ .
At the tir,ie of tlie completion of the
now li;;hl house two bells we'chir.j; two
tons each and struck by mechanical
power were installed f .r f jt si'im.l
in? imnioses. Since that date an ex
plosive jrimcott'.ii foi.: signal has been
erected, the bell : bvini; removed. I'rob
nbly tho mo-;t iuierpstipi; thin-; about
the llhthou .o now en the I-.ddy:,totie
is its solid vc'ti al b-... Heavy sens
stiiivinir the t.icsive cj llndric.; s'riv-
ture are imiiedinte'v broken v
ru !! around to the ep-eisite side, spray
alone ascending to th height of the
lantern callery. On the other hand,
waves stri!;ini; the old tower at Its
foundation ran up the surface, which
presented a nirveil face to the waves,
and, unimpeded by any projection un
til arming at the lantern nailery', were
prrtlaily l ro!;e,i up by the cornice and
then spent themselves in heavy spray
over ti e lantern. Tlie sho k to which
the copileo of ili gallery was exposed
was so yreat that 1 1 ines were some
times lifted froui their beds. Lookout.
this had been repeated a nuralier offline in pt. witch hazel. This will
times the partner was ready to sprins , tiph'en the skin, tendins to disperse
the trap. He inserted an advertise- ' wtinkK-s as well as fiabbliiess about
Its Massiva Vertical Base Checks ten
The Eddystoiie rocks form a very
dangerous reef, lyimj in the Kngl:li
cbaunel about fourteen miles frr.in
Plymouth, and here, in lt;.V. Henry
WInstanler l.ui!t tlie first lishthou;.
which lastel but eight yeirv
Wiustanley's tower v.-.-ss s-.vept away
ment which took the blackmailer off
bis guard. It read somewhat like this:
"Missouri Pacific. The jierson who
has been receiving information to bis
own profit about the movements of
this stock has not kept faith with us.
Tie has been imparting it to others.
Kor that reas;n it Is discontinued."
That was not true. There was not
h n tremendous storm, end t'.T cne
the chm or elsewhere. In It at the tim. Including tl.e b.ii:tVr,
Eloiie says: "My frrkle8 are worse i wa, drowned. Three years later U xl
thsn ever this year, made doubly con- j yer,i'9 tower was built, only to be de
spiruous by a palid complexion. Is 1 .troved bv fire in 17."5. ai d tha came
your druggist ; j0i, gmeaton's.
The New Corn Cure "GET3-IT" Gets It.
1 may be invested in
Real Estate Bonds
approved by the
thre any cure?" Ask
for an ounce of merroHzed wax. apply
rightly like r-o'.d trram. removing in
the morning with warm wa'.er. As 'he
wax erad .tally aborba the lifeless
-Moilern lightheu--e5 rer.l'y date
; lToft, when this third o-.a v ns
me sngntest reason to li;eve that the cuticle, net only wiil the freckles
blackmailer bad imparted his in forma-j vanish, but the new and younger skin
won u oiuers: mere tiaa n-en even 'which appears wHI have
ui roc.eiiiMve evuie'ice or li s nrtlatr color. ProbaMy
un ii icr i.:nsew. as he weuld not U- ;tinue the tr
aic.y to ti?ecu.a:e ou larse a scale
pleted. Smeaton's dci;n vnS fui:!!y,
but it served as a mcdel for lighttome
censtructlon in masonry, which has
be-n followed in its general futures
a healthy ! ever since. This li-rhthouse stood for
you wili ceed to con-! ovr-r a ccatarr. but it was tor h:-r'i
atm-?nt a weei or more. i rnu-h to keen th waves from u.-.yh-
nomaas R-alia. lim the laticra end
f'oraM on ondnyt
ll-t .r- I Mdji
"fJKTS- IT" i
(ioDf on Ta1"y! j
A Mr r I nnii j
the n-.v r'-rn f-:rt: t r. n
-in to '
fK'ii water, hut. r.!.iz-s. ho.v It wirl'.?: I
Nott.irni to tp k or ft ir? I.o. an t h.
hoM. v;iir t urn romn oit. Yoi d-T.'l :
have to fit it out. Elv'-ry owner of a I
-orn. callous, wart or reinlon l - ifMnij
to ieet the surprisf of a !:,'fim" Sv
' more discirsr at corn, ro mcri r-Siclnit '
with razors snl lr-'v!r. M-od. i:. :; r-.
V-l-i'd t'O!' n. no to r- t v-.i.- tli"'-r
V7e offer such bonds
TO NET 6
in denomicatiDiis cf
$100. $500, $1,000
Both Long and
w wa yenxoveJ iLawrtaLe
n tl a,. t: -ii?r..- at
t.o'tle. or tril (iircCl b" i i
U Co.. Cci.a0u. j
Littcn & Roberts
Sto.k, lk;nil. Mortgage.
I'fcoplcs National IUnk Euildiug.