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TO BEGIN AUG. 25
AMERICAN GIRL GETTING IN CONDITION FOR HER ATTEMPT
TO SWIM THE CHANNNEL FROM ENGLAND TO FRANCE
A STREET CAR CONDUC
TOR TELLS EXPERIENCE
One Sensational Statement After An
other Is Beini Made in Connection
Manager Dolly's Future Book
ings With Western Vaude
With Plant Juice, the New Tonic!
That Is Accomplishing Such Re
markable Results in Rock Island.
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1915.
THE "1900" GRAVITY WASHER
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STAR ACTS ARE ASSURED
FYetty Prayhouse Redecorated and All
In Readiness for the
Bookiwr with the 'Western Vaude
vMe Managers' associa;ion. which ia
one of th greatest vaudeville nccrr ies
In the world, the Empire will open its
second season Auk 2.1, fully equipped
and In a better position than vr to
fflve amufempnt ftekcrs of the three
cities the best class of vaudeville they
hav probably ecn lor ally.
Manager E. T. Itolly s experience
with other and les reliable vaudeville
agencies taught him the nce.-s;ty of
seeking the Western If he would pro
vide his patrons with the le?t that
10, 20 ai;d 30 cents could afford. The
preat organization which tiooks over
600 theatres has made the Empire part
of It and the fact that the how." oper.s
the season with the agency assures
good shows frrm the very .-'art.
OIWIIKl'M ACT llllflKKII.
r.y Its own arranp n. the West
em agrees to rc nd "l " Empire many
acts which are play mi: the Orpnewn
circuit. Any vnirdeville i.oer who has
ever Bern Orpheum a'Ta'H'tis knows
that the country presents nothing bet
ter. In addition the house is und'-r the
protraction of the t'nl'ed Rooking of-
flees, which. In its-lf. is a guarau'ee ;
that nothing hut the honest las.s of '
acts will be provider.
Although these great circuits are
conducted separately yet they are all !
strongly affiliated and draft upon each !
o'h'T for th- bejit acts. Fully of
the best arts to he seen on 'he West- '
ern nnd Orpheum this coming s-ason j
will be featured as part of the Empire ,
lit II MOM IN UK ll:ll.
All difference in the ranis of the ;
Western have ! r a settled and plans
l.Hve herti mapped out for a winter s a- i
son which will, it is experted. prove ,
to he the greatest the agency has ever
experienced. Manager I Jolly has the i
added advantage of being closely look-,
ed after by the Thielen ciicuif. which
will be an addi'lomtl source of good
ucts for the local hmise.
Tin- manager represent ini- the vari
ous circuits allied with the Wes'ern
Vaudeville Man nut rs' asscic iaMoti have
Hmicably adjusted their grievances
and things have 1 - 1 1 so unaiifil that
if will a long time bef .M anv further
controversies arise. p'ottctuu; of the
voidevillc goiiig public U ot.e of the
uims of the association
mwac.kk i:k c.oou m:imi.
"I see nothing but a Rood season
ahead for vaudeville," said Manager
lo'ily. "The house which gives the
people something for their money Is
hound to do the business. ;tt;d I flatter
n:self that I am going to snrprl.-e the
vaudeville ftoers of the three etth s this
se.ison by giving them the linest ! i tie
of vaudeville they ha ve o er seen here,
I say this because I know fully the- pos
ition I am In. As regards the tlrst
part of last season I have only to say
that I made a start by getting with a
small agency and In a short tune the
Miss Rose Pltonoff.
Dover. Erie.. Aug. K. Miss Rose j nade many distance swims, notardy j Her life having heen spent continu
Pltoncff, the sturdy Boston girl swim-, the one from East river. New York, ; ouslv bv the sea at her home in Boston,
to Coney island, and long jaunts in SQe hag become inured t0 the mf.
Boston bay. , .t . .
, . ; . - . fects to the eyes caused by the salt
Sue is well equipped for such long
distance swims, and her natural en-"water and the sun's rays,
dowments have been approved by col- Although short in stature. Miss
lege professors and vaudeville audi-1 Pltonoff is a girl of fine physique.
ic't. Is training in Boston Dover bay,
preparatory to her attempt to swim
the Eiigli.-h channel Au2. 22.
Her practice swims here have been
witnessed by interested crowd3 and
photographers have taken many snap
shots of her in the costume which ences.
crea'ed Fuch a Tirore of protest when
reva'ed to the somewhat conserva
tive Brrish gazers.
"Wh"n I mal-:e the attempt to swim
the channel I shall go to swim myself
'all out.' " said Miss Pltonoff, who has
! Her previous records in the sea at t
Th;s plucky girl i? hut 17 years old. ) Roston include a 25-mile swim in a lit-1
jT'nlike ether lons-distance swimmers, j lie over eight hours. j
Miss Pltonoff never uses goggles or; On her attempt to swim the channel j
a cap when :n the water, and she she w.U cross rrom the south Fore
takes hut little refreshment while un-j land, and anticipates no difficulty in
. dergoing a test of endurance. j remaining in the water for 24 hours.
John T. Andree, a street car conduc
tor in Davenport, Iowa, for the past j
tour years, aua resiumg hi -u. o urn- , petf.:
aeu nai, nau mis iu say icieunj
"Plant Juice is the first medicine
have ever taken that really does wha'
Is claimed for it I have been all run
down and nervous for the past year
My stomach was in a very bad condi
tion. The food I ate would distress me
for some time afterwards. My diges- J
tion was poor. I suffered with head
ache and chronic constipation. I slept
poorly and my sleep did me very little
good. I would get up in the morning 1
as tired and worn out as when I went
to bed. I also suffered severe pain
across my back. I have tried all kinds
of remedies, but received no perma
nent relief. I heard of the new tonic,
'Plant Juice,' and decided to test it,
and noticed immediate results. I have
now taken it for 10 days and I con
sider 'Plant Juice" the best tonic I
have ever used and am pleased with
its quick action. I am now eating and
sleeping better than I have for some
time. I am glad to recommend it to
my friends, or anyone who might be
in need of a medicine to build ty the
Thousands in Rock Island are afflict-
I ed with the same trouble in a more or
less aggravated form.
"The strain of modern life causes
irregularities with regard to sleeping
The easiest running washing machine on the market without excep
tion. Washes the finest fabrics without tearing. Different from aii eth
ers. Absolutely guaranteed.
Allen. ATvers & Compsnf
fcarcity of go' d acts was very appar-
nt. With the Orph-Mim and Western ;
ind thrir affiliations, it is impossible to j
run out of good a'ts. They can give j
a performer five and one-f.alf solid
years, which makes It easy to see why !
ih'-v ar" aile to lund the best stuff
Standing of Clubs
Decatur . .
any o'hr booking organization.
"t t!,t i i t, it,,. !,i.nrii u. ill onOv thnl'
the class t:f p rfi rniance to v. hi h they I J-,ubulue
are likely to turn tri-city peo-!
pie We have found that we i
wait bright. snappy acts and
pUti-y ot late music, fast comedy,
an I rapid-fire dialogue. These seem
to pievail in the estimation of the pub
lic over other types of a'ts, many of
which. 1 may say. are far more costly.
New York "i
St. Ix)uis H
We have arranged for many acts of j ' hiladeipina
the musical comedv tvpe; not entire incinnati .,
shows, but simply feature acts at thy
i-n-1 of the regular show. If the public
tires of them we will find something
eh c The resources of The Western i
are pra. tuallv c nil-ss." ! AMERICAN LKAGC
I Washington G"
v ki: n: i iitK ok nn t hi.
The Empire is al.-o to make a feat
ure of the- moving pictures. New tiling i
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ur ri:"wu. ji is ei y (OuaOie I Hill j
.. uiuig r.y..r.t j ri
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I exclusively. This will include the be st
j reb-ases of thrt Pathe, American Bio
graph. Vitagrapli. Essanay and the
ether favorites. Last season, owing
to the late start, almost anything had
to he ac pted.
The Empire will have- the same ef
ficient crew before and hack of the
, foot liL'h's. In th
i New York
St. Louis '. So
Des Moines 61
St. Joseph 61
Sioux City 53
! Wichita 56
, Topeka 40
543 I and eating and produces a most miser
able condition of the body, which is
Happy Coiners George Huber, man
ager. Phone west SS7-L.
Mohawks Fred Scnill, manager; 528
Fritz's Colts H. F. Meyer, m ana-
known as nervous debility, a modern I ger, 901 Thirty-fifth street.
REI"I.TS YKSTF.RO AY.
Decatur. 2; Dubuque, 3.
Springfield. 9; Davenport, 9 (seven
innings by agreement).
Bloornington, 4; Peoria. 0.
Danville, 11; Quinry, 00.
Chicago, 5; New Y'ork. 1.
Pittsburgh, 7 4; Philadelphia, 1 0.
Cincinnati. 3 5;' Brooklyn, 7 0
(first game 10 innings).
Toledo . . . .
! Kansas City
matter of music.
' , u '., 7 "'e Mjlwa,lUt.e r-
onhestra which wnl he the same withiSf jntI -
the single exception that Charles i.j,,; '""" 46
Paarmann of Davenport, considered ' Tnf,iuniinf)iu
, .. ., . r .1.. 1..... . . . .. 1
in- 01 me ut si imp :rummers in tne
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appoint m nt If
you Kt th rlirht
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work, tiut put
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rfTxt the qtiti-k-
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ti.e r'.jrht trratrnfiit at once
"OLD CHRONIC CASES"
Canir for llnplurr. nrictMir Fn
l rK r inn f hiullrd !. Sorra,
I'aluful rlllnK. Illr. "rniiu.
rM. Harkat-hr. H hriilnol lam, K
larrh. Sluniai b and llrarl I n'nhlrs,
KOIar. aad Itladdrr lllaraars. kla
aad Hlood IHnriaro, t alllmK Hair,
Kruplloua irii HihI.i. Kio.
If yo'i Hu an fi.l raw that hn
b-n ! h'H.s 'Ti -t w-.'k! rr nvntl.j
act w i.i.-i. th .-,1 , !: s 'mm i r
I 4eui!ltii rati I nun t. cur- up
rixi.l ti,.f ta f.eur rovin V. !...
a .-t-n:iri.- crr for ti ;in.1
l . 'ira y.iu r!ht. iil-kv ti.l
rti'Hf!) t f ct T.T.I.- 1tS.
drMH yii'j ?.. a an.! wket. y..ur vi
t.;t or r..k y.'tir manl'.0'l
three cities, w ill be on hand.
hoi m-: l lK rxt 1 1:11.
The Empire has been liberally re.
rie orated wherever needed. In the
lobby a new decorative deslpn has al
ready been put on. thereby adding
mtn-h to the batity of that part of the Calesburg
tiiiiMinir. in the main body of the Hannibal
hoiiM' the walls were gone over and Keokuk .,
brightened. Bis spots of artificial : Muscatine
flowers have been placed at each cor-1
rer of the proscenium arch.
A hie glas over Wjl be plac. d be
fore the entrance extending the width
of both double doors and running to
the curb Electrical illumination will
brighten the front of the building con
siderably. Concrete sidewalks on each s:d. of
the building, running both to the allev
ami street, cue the theatre an un
cqualied sst.m of exits.
Kewam.'o Co 44
Ottumwa 64 43
Burlington 59 47
Monmoiuh 58 4
Denver 67 50
St. Louis. 7; Boston, 5.
Washington, 4: Chicago. 3 (10 inn-
I New York, 5; Detroit, 4.
Philadelphia. 5; Cleveland, 2.
Boston. 13; St. Louis, 6.
Milwaukee, 4; Indianapolis, 3.
Hannibal. 1; Burlington, 0.
Kewanee, 0; Ottumwa, 8.
Keokuk, 2; Monmouth, 5.
Galesburg, 4; Muscatine, 1.
Wheeling, 9; South Bend, 0.
Terre Haute, 3; Akron, 2.
Grand Rapids, 4; Canton, 1.
Springfield, 5; Erie. 1.
Zanesville, 3; Fort Wayne, 2 (E
Youngstown, 42; Dayton, 31.
WISCONSIN ILLINOIS LEAGUE.
Madison, 4; Green Bay, 3.
Rockford, 3; Wausau, 7.
Appleton, 2: Aurora, 1.
Racine, ( 1; Oshkosh, 50.
MICHIGAN STATE I.EAC.l'E.
Traverse City, 1: Manistee, 2.
Boyne City, 2; Muskegon, 5.
Ludington, 3; Cadillac, 2.
ILLINOIS MISSOURI LEAGUE.
Carton. 0; Champaign, 1.
Sfreator, 0; Kankakee, 3.
Pekin, 1; Lincoln, 4.
Des Moines, 8; Wichita, 0.
Sioux City, 12; Topeka, 2.
All other games, rain.
plague whose chief symptoms axe im
perfect digestion, bowel trouble, ner
vousness, depression of spirits, little
vitality, headaches, backaches, 6lugglsh
mind and poor memory."
Plant Juice as a tonic and remedial
agent for stomach disorders and as a
general reconstructive force, has no
It Is now being demonstrated at the
New Harper House pharmacy, north
west corner Second avenue and Nine
teenth street. Rock Island; Ballard
Drug & Dental company, 106 West
Second street, Davenport, Iowa, and
at Jericho & Co., 401 Fifteenth Btreet,
Moline, 111. Call and learn more about
this wonderful tonic. Try it, and if it
does not benefit you, bring it back and
get your money.
to the Imagination of the Chinese and
call forth expressions of admiration.
If your liver is sluggish and out of
tone, and you feel dull, bilious, consti
pated, take a doee of ChamberMin's
Stomach and Liver Tablets tonight be
fore retiring and you will feel all
right in the morning. Sold by all druggists.
R. I. II. S. Juniors Manager W.
Whisler. 2526 Sixth avenue.
Booster ball dab Arthur Ohlweil
! C, R. I. & P. S. D. Falrman,
! 2929 Fifth avenue,
j Rock Island Pirates Manager,
;Dwight La Grange, 452 Forty-fifth
I Lawndales W. Geiger, manager,
; S3 1 Fourth avenue. Phone west
j South Heights Frank Emlg, mana
i ger, 1730 Second aveuue.
Rock I sland Oakdales R. Ack-
I ley, manager, 847 Twenty-flrst street,
i Phone West 1279-X.
Harley Fleming's 1500 Block
j Team Joe Deisenroth, manager.
phone west 1687.
Crescents Manager Lester Bleu
er, 718 Thirteenth street.
Riess" 2700 Block Manager A.
Rhoel, 2703 Seventh avenue. Phone
Teddy Bears Manager Isudore
Finkelstein, 2623 Fifth avenue
Phone West 1295-L..
Rock Island Sluggers Manager
Roy Stapleton, 2709 Sixth avenue,
Phone West 187Y after 7 p. m.
W. O. W.. Camp No. 85. William
Bach, manager, 1414 Fourth avenue.
Phone West 1569.
Moline Independents Emery May-
field, manager; 822 Fifth avenue, Mo
line; phone east 555.
Grafton Tigers Vincent Volkmann,
manager, 2428 EUrhteenth-and-a half
Moline Tigers Charles Crlppcn,
manager, 1412 Twenty-sixth avenue.
Moline. Phone eaet 390-L.
Moline Independents Bmery May-
field, manager, 822 Fifth avenue, Mo
line. Phone east 556-L.
Moline West Ends J. Mordhurst,
manager, 519 Fourth avenue. Phone
Manufacturer Thomas J. Price,
manager, 727 Twelfth street. Moline.
2300'8 C. W. Bunch, manager, 2309
Fifth avenue, Moline,
Central Athletic Club Manager at
1323 Seventh avenue, Moline, after 7
Davenport Cardinals Henry Weav-
erling, manager. Phone North 1701-J.
Peoples National Hank Building.
Montreal A wireless message from
Csmperdown reported the steamer
Eric, which ran ashore off Sable Is
lr.ud, was in no immediate danger.
The vessel carries corn.
Be sure and take a bottle of Cham
berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy with you when starting on
your trip this summer. It cannot be
obtained on board the trains or
steamers. Changes of water and cli
mate often cause sudden attacks ot
diarrhoea and it is best to be prepared
Sold by all drugglBts.
In the Moving Picture World
Richmond. Va. Strychnine was
the poison placed in the coffee of
George M Nicholas, who died sud
d. r.: liist eek This was determin
ed by a chemical analysis. Nicho
las post.sed more than $200,000
worth of property, but lived like a
miser Arrefts may soon be made.
news all the time The
c.ul.-kly rfi"re1 In 1 fl vnu
ar n.''. tt; man you cn.irht t.i tvr. er
ticl t' be Arc oti wnk. l:n- in
II r bark. wurn! ca.t down V
cat; cute y.v.i ati.l ni 1 nink'1 yoi a
rr.ai again. Y curr st-oretly and
WH1TR IF Yvjf CANNOT CALL
Ml ISIk lrrrt.
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r.il! at Pavfti-fert
4ih aad Brad 7
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5 p m Tue
rtay and P.itir-.-xptlr.
: ti s r;.wd
i- . r.d.i 9
One hundred mployes of the Amer
can Film Manufacturing company :
have gone to Starved Rock. 111., to pro-;
dure a series of historical two reel
subjects on the famous ground. In
the party are two camera men, stage
carpenters, property men, and the ac
tors. Producer Emerson is in charge
of the camp. Permission was obtain
ed from the state of Illir.oU to make t
use of the ground. The story of Mar
rpieite. .loliet. La Salle and Tonty, will ,
'be the first to be enacted in motion i
picture form. This w ill be followed i
by a sprctacular production of "The;
: Battle of New Orleans." centering
around the life of Andrew Jackson.
' William Shelby, a ranchman from ',
i Texas, recently vitited the Chiago
plant of the Essanay company and ask
i el to meet "Broncho Billy." "I've seen
'. Broncho in moving pictures down In
i Texas, and I w ant to meet him," h
said. "He sure is the greatest brand
all around w sterner I ever saw,
unA if ho tsrTr n nativp Bun rtf Trias
In this city are the richer for having m be the most disappointed ranch
man this side of the border." It was
How many homes 'ot
i:i their possession the Kimball Plaver
We cannot thir.k of any other way
yrur money could be invested to give
every member of the family as much
The novelty never wears off either,
as new music can constantly be add
ed to the repertoire from our ever in
t reusing assortment of rolls.
Come here for a demonstration of
the Kimball Player Piano and buy it leads in his own productions
or. easy pavments.
. , . . In adii'lon to his a'.,::;'y as a r..ot:.-.n
i DOWlDV S MUSIC HOUSe !riC,UrP aC,r Fracs Bushman of the
(U.'JM) company la some.vr.at CI 21
athlete, and he rcteutiy ts'ab;Ui.ea
for himself a reputation among Wis
consin lumbermen as a wrestler. After
putting three sturdy lumberjacks on
their backs Bushman was challenged j
by John pederson. champion of Buck i
McCarthy's lumber camp No. 9. Ped- j
erson stands ix feet two In his stock-
ings and Bushman is six feet tall. The
contest was held before a large crowd
of lumbermen and members of the
Essanay company, Bushman winning
in straight falls, the first lasting 45
minutes and the second 2C minutes.
In an effort to attract young men
to its Sunday evening services the
Congregational church at Apple'on,
Wis., plans to give motion picture ex
hihltic r.s beginning with the resump
tion of regular services in September.
The pictures will be of an educational
nature, both historical and biblical,
and will be conducted under the au
spi'eg of the Your.g Mens society.
The American Film Manufacturing
company has moved Its western stud
io from La Mesa to Santa Barbara,
southern California. The new loca
lirn will give the western company
explained to him that G. M
w ho enacts the part of "Broncho , equally r-cJ backgrounds for its pic
Billy." is a member of the Essanay's tares,
western company, and the be.u Mr. j
; Shelby could do was to obtain his ad
dress. Hohart Be worth of the Sl:g Pacific
coast studio is accomplishing the di.T:
cuit task of directing an! playii.g the
Opposite Illinois Theatre
Cinematograph exhibitions are popu
lar in China They are of three kinds
those given in buildinas specially
erected for the purpose, or in other
plac-i adapted, and the third class is
itinerant, after the manner of the old
t'r il.r.g piay.rs. It sterns that th
cclt-Mial prefers s enes from real life
to th" fari'd pictures. German films
are sa;1 i he the most popular, show
ins military rnaneuvrs. battles, and
, street scenes. These pictures appeal
t Artists 45
Under the personal direction of Sig. Liberati,
America's Foremost Band Director.
Liberati has a number of stars from the Grand Opera Song World
him, who will help make this musical treat one
long to be remembered.
Concerts Afternoon & Evening