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f TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO I From The Argus Files of 1895 Aottt 11Mra. W. A. Thompson nd w returned this morning rout toe wuth. I iBrji 2VThe last of the series entertainments provided by the i, k Iiiana Lecture BSBuciauou I KOCS ..ml., at UarnoF'a htr W the Smith Bisters, who Miaow to the amusement world Mtlon whose harmonious strains ces of the season. The regular quarterly session of .he Iowa and Illinois District Med goriety was held yesterday aft Sioob at the board of education om in the Mitchell and Lynde T.nr C . Evster was an ointed delegate to the American r. ..-i ..enr-intnin at ftaltimnrp JuJ f Drs. E. M. Sala and J. P. SJiegys will be delegates to the nitaoii State Medical society con ation at Springfield June 12. April 15 Agent F. H. Plummer ku placed a telephone in his resi dence I tne convenience of those irtiring to converse with him on Rock Island ticket matters between office hours. The Knights Templar of Rock Idtad and Davenport, accompanied to their ladies, will attend Easter aJrvices at Geneseo tomorrow aft ernoon, having chartered a special the Rock Island. "b John Russ, assistant haggage V master at the Rock Island depot, il IM proua possessor ui u ruuusier, wWch while not furnished with the best pedigree in the world for speed luiti John to perfection. Miss Florence Head arrived this Homing from Omaha, where she is iitending school, to spend Easter. ur. Phil Mitchell. Mrs. J. F. Robinson, Miss Mary Ainsworth and Jtisi Catherine Denkmann were ap pointed on committee to assist in the reception of the bankers and their families who will be in at tendance at the annual convention of the Bankers' association of the state in Rock Island June 6 and 6. April 15. W. P. Crawford of Tay lor Ridge, was in the city today. He har just returned from North Dakota where he took a carload of horses and disposed of them at fair prices. The Hennepin canal is to be for mally opened at noon Wednesday, in accordance with orders from the war department. The lower 17 miles will then be in operation. The dlractnr nf tha. nnhiln li brary at their adfnnrneii maaflno Saturday evening authorized Pres ident Walker and Secretary Welch to devise some means of altering the present arrangements in such a manner as to allow the placing of extra shelving, the gradual in crease In books making more room necessary. .April 17-J). Roy Bowlby of the Kimball music house, today sent I Best Theatre EE Hth At and SMh St EE Sunday H MARGUERITE CLARK 5 LETS ELOPE 5 An Artcrait Picture EE: Also Sunshine Comedy EE SHADOWS OF HER PAST lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllll' S Genuine Pipe Organ Perfect Ventilation I Spencer Square TOMGHT LAST TIME TO SEE I ETHEL CLAYTON 31 IN The 13th COMMANDMENT ALSO BRAY'S PICTOGRAPH AND PARSONS COXEDT g0 S A Reil Treat fgr Yuu Next Week Sunday, Monday, Tuesday E and Wednesday (THOMAS H. INCE rs ' ' Presents gh arees ray I "Alarm Clock Andy" j A PARAHOUNT.ARTCRAFT PICTURE S A show that "goes off" for an hour and a quarter! And gains 5 speed every minute. WE ADVISE COME EARLY S ALSO SNUB POLLARD COMEDY AND LITERARY DIGEST aATUlCUAyTttiB KUUK ISLAND ARGUS APRIL 17, 1920. ot some attractively designed wmgons in charge of his country canvassers, ech accommodating a good sised sample of the instru ments he carries. , E. O. Frsaer has leased of T. R. Harper bis suburban property in south Roc Island and will occupy it during the summer season. ORCHESTRA PLAYS IN LAST CONCERTS children's concert Is being planned for some time next month to be given in Rock Island probably So far the support of the local fol lowers has been wonderful and it is expected that there will be an even larger crowd at these last concerts than at any of the pre vious ones. The program Sunday afternoon begins at 3 o'clock and on Monday evening at 8:15. MIS3 MEHRLEY GOES TO THE BLACKHAWK Miss Christina Mehrley, who has been the public stenographer at the Harper house, leaves the local hostelry this week and will hold a similar position at the Blackhawk hotel, Davenport, starting Mondav. Her friends will be Interested in the change she is making. I TT T TMnTS Thparro Tri-city people will have the last ' opportunity this winter to heax the s Tri-City Symphony orchestra at the ' fourth of the series of concerts to i EE oe given Monday evening in Rock 'EE Island and , Sunday afternoon in j S Davenport. And one of the hest I : features of the concerts has been EE savea until now, Enrico Tramonti, the Chicago harpist, who acts as soloist. There is no doubt but that these concerts will be attractive. The orchestra board Is verv en thusiastic over the way the "local organization has succeeded this winter here, and over the fact that it is not long to confine its activi ties to this vicinity as alreadv oth er communities are corresponding for dates. The musicians play in Muscatine April 20 under the aus pices of the Rotary club and a ONE NIGHT. Friday, April 23, 8:15 o'clock BURLESQUE ief Makers AND THE FAMOUS PAPRIKA CHORUS FULL OF NOVELTIES PRICES, 30c, SOe, "Se, $1.00 and $1.50. Plus war tax. Seats Wednesday, Phone "R. I. 224. ilUlilli!l!ll!lllll!lill!llllllll!lll!IIIlil!M -'. Brotmans Rialto THEATRE CSI Stat Street HEBE TODAY Remember the Tri-City I Symphony Orchestra Concert ENRICO TRAMONTI, lSM Sunday Afternoon at the Coliseum . Time, 3 o'clock Monday Evening at Augustana Gym. Time, 8:15 p. m. Single Admission 75c. On Sale at Norberg's Music House, R. I. !!!t!i!!l!ll!!l!!il!!ii!!IillU!iimi iiihiniiiiiimimiiiiiiiir IIIIMIIi;ill!l!llllllllllli!!I!l!!!II!lllllllllll(IIIIIIIIIIIIII!IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIItllI!:!; lilllllllillillllUlliltSIIilUlllliilllllllliilllllililllMlllllllllllilllllllllllllllllliilliililliiliili JUNE ELVIDGE The celebrated screen star now at the height of her ca reer in a new and remark ably role of a girl in whom good and evil struggle for dominance. is THE POISON PEN With Earl Metcalfe More than a million people have seen this powerful dra matic picture You must be one of then). Also AL JENNINGS AN OUTLAW'S ALIBI America's Reformed Outlaw. Also Vod-a-Vil Movies " SUNDAY , Continuous Show 3 to 11 p. nu 3ULDFEP HARRIS ' in FOR HLSBASDS OXLY One of her biggest pictures ever produced. One Lois Weber Production Also PHIL DI XHAM is THE BULL THROWER v Monday EE KUTH ROLAND EE THE ADYESTCHES OF KITH EE o. 1 Also PEARL WHITE in THE BLACK SECRET Final Episode IllllllllllllllllilllllilllllllllllllllllllllP' DAYESPOKT s Tonight Two Shows 7:30 and 9:00 "RESIST A" Can You Lift Her? Splendid Supporting Bill - iiiiiiititiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiijiiiiiiitiiif!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii.iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitfiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiifiiiiiitiiiiiiti Thursday, Friday and Saturday I MARGUERITE CLARK IX All of A Sudden Peggy" S A Paramount Artcraft Picture, from a popular stage success S A breezy, romantic comedy, rippling with youth and S the Joy of life. See it! ALSO PATHE JiEWS AND PATHE REVIEW TRI-CITY MUSICAL ASSOCIATION Spring Festival of Song Augustana Gymnasium MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 26 Metropolitan Opera Quartette ALDA--LAZZARI - HACKETT- Z ANELLI First time in musical history of tricities that four celebrated Grand Opera Stars appear on one program. Reserved seat sale now on. Good seats still to be had. Cable Music House, Rock Island; Tri City Piano Co., Moline, and Schmidt Music House, Davenport. 1 AMERICAN THEATRE EE TODAY HOOT GIBSON H HAIR TRIGGER j STUFF W JOE MARTIN EE The world's greatest monkey star in EE A JUNGLE GEN- TLEMAN LYOXS & MOHAN ix STOP THAT Ml I MM IE And Weekly s Tomorrow E ATO10 5IORESO S' EE In the final episode of the l VISIBLE HAND NEAL HART IN THE BOSS OF FLYING H ALICE HOWELL IN DISTILLED LOTE TICKETS, $2. $L50, $1.00 AND oOc-PLFS WAR TAX . lilllllllllIlllllIIIIIIIllIIIIIIIIIIllIIIIlIllinilII2IIiIlIIIIIIIIIIllIllllllllllllIlltlIlltlllMIIllltlllIIl!III!llIIHIIIItlliaiHIIMllllflllTi ss Monday THE GREAT KADIOI EE MYSTERY Nos. 11 and 15 I!lli!!liil!llllllllilliii!li!li!!iliili!l2iii'' ' -Starting Tomorrow Matinee Double Feature Bill Frank Tinny Presents His Latest Pro duction "THE REVENUE MAN" With Dan Holt , Vaudeville's Latest Novelty COLOUR GEMS A Study in Color, Light and Form WILBERT EMBS & HELEN ALTON A Dainty Diversion CLIFF BAILY DUO Comedy Scotch Pantomimists JEANETTE CHILDS Comedy Character Songs KINOGRAMS & TOPICS OF THE DAY Coming Thursday AH the News All the Tune The Argus .uiilai.mnuuniim.iiiii DpA-N- 1N fin Hawk Theatre 1103 Twelfth Avenue TONIGHT BRYANT WASHBURN Putting It Over - An the 3rd episode of the Great serial Lightning Bryce Do't is seeing this serial Sunday 'PWUtl Metro prod or Hon 1 "Great , Victory" ' n " TrianR1' Comedy I 5 "AGE BLACKSMITH I i ." T10I.A D Monday ASA $ MICROBE he 10th episode of the M I C L I - n ......... PIFTD AVENUP i EE 1 Porte Ti L EE 252 Elfth At. ifj TONIGHT ill MAD ALINE g TRAVERSE 111 SNARES OF U PARIS EE Also two-reel EE Sunshine Comedy , H WILD' WARES & ! WOMEN S SC5DAY I WILLAM S HART !E BRANDING ;f BROADWAY i A story portrayed with punch in every foot of SEE tinu Don't miss It. Also If! HAROLD LLOYD H COMEDY lU ORDER IN g COURT ifj AD PATi NEWS IHIHIiliillllillillllillllilllli f rtw " e f 5 'fi S5 O o - o , '-.Mil VSTRV ..-SJPjfifcw-w.-'. . .... jRgaa? M,ffc "aw "'""-fflT'-'ii.-li 1 LITTLE CARUSO &. CO. EE "A Night in Venice" I BENSEE & BAIRD EE , "In Sonalogtie" 1 DEWEY & ROGER3 EE "No Tomorrow" By Jack Lait 1 KELLY & POST EE Two Merry Men in "Have a Pickle" EQUILLO EROS. EE Masters of Equilibrium Illlllllllllllliii!!l!ll!illlilllliiiilt!III!l!!iliIlllli! VfAJ5TI t Watch l's Grow. ( WEEK OF ..SESSATIO.VS EE Sunday and Monday The Thrilling VesU-ru Mory p THE SAGEBRUSHER EE Introducing some of the most dramatic acting and spectacular thrills ever filmer. Also the remarkable Keystone comedy success WEBER AND FIELDS H THE VORST OF FRIENDS EE This is one of the strongest double feature pro?ra:;is ever offered TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AM) TIUIUuUY TOM MIX In the roaring western drama DESERT LOVE AXD THE SUNSHINE COMEDY HLK NAUGHTY WINK Friday and Saturdny Louise Glaum in The Lone V oil's Daughter ( om'nit. Sunday. April 21 Mack Senuett's Great .l-Hci l Comedy DOWN ON THE FARM , EE Coming Mary Pickiord,- Douglas Fairbanks William S. Hart, Nazimova and Charles Ray lililllHIH CO LO 4 Ti C U Genuine Pipe Organ. Continuous daily, 1 lo 10:11 TODAYS-LAST TIME TOM MIX The Daredevil the romance of a ''hard-hoiled'' tenderfoot Added Feature "SHEBIFF NELL'S COJItBAi 'IP Latest Sunshine Comfiy Tomorrow and Monday, Zane Grey's TiirilUn? Story THE BORDER LEGION TONIGHT. SUNDAY, TUESDAY and THURSDAY WRIXON'S ORCHEiSTRA " Come Spend the Evening on the Finest Floor. EiIIIIi!!lil!IIIU!!IIi!illM EE Starring Hobart Borworth and Blanche Bates , EE A story in which a daring girl tames a uian-k-Uitr of tlie piaiaa EE . Added Featnre ' EE Jack Dempsey in Daredevil Jack EE . 7th episode of. the most eseUIng serial over Saslici upon tiia ... screen. Be sure to eo thlfl eicilins episode. Wednesday George Vzhh in The Shark MSilU!li!!!llll!!liilliiSillil!Ili iiiiii; i ffliiiiuiiimmuumiit.iiiiiiiiiiiiiui''