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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY; DECEMBER 8, 1908.
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Bills for November.
The regular monthly meeting of the
directors of the public library was
held last evening, and the usual rou
tine of business was transacted. The
board let the contract for supplying
the library with periodicals for 1909
to George H. Kingsbury. His bid on
the board's list of magazines desired
for the year was $191.23.
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Literature . 182
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V A PERILOUS FEAT:
Caging a Savage Hippopotamus In the
" London Zoo.
Many more little dramas arc enact
ed at the zoo than the outside public
wots of, says the London Standard.
Behind the Hon house there is a black
leopardess which Is Implacably sav
age and tries to eat her keeper. Her
neighbor is a great romping leopard
which a lady reared in - India. He
comes out to play when the British
public Is represented by only a liv
eried zoo man. Sometimes the ani
mals get out without the consent of
their keepers. One which did so was
Obash, the hippopotamus. He proved
a savage indeed when the attempt was
made to deprive him of his liberty.
Happily the gardens 'were closed at
the time. Try as they would, the
keeiers could not entice or coerce
the monster in the direction of hi3
den. At last the superintendent called
up an assistant whom the hippopota
mus hated. The chief put a bank note
into the man's hand. "Scott," he said,
"throw open the paddock gate, show
yourself to Obash, theu run for It."
Scott did. The animal went for him,
raging along1 the path and after him
Into the paddock. Scott climbed the
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railings' just in time," nud the . hippo
potamus .on turning found the gate
secured behind It. Presently ft press
representative arrived to investigate
the story, which had somehow be
come, known. , "Hippopotamus escap
ed? Oh, dear no! Come and see him
in his den," he was answered as .they
led him to where the monster was re
caged. " '
GET READY TO
PLAY INDOOR BALL
Tighe and Lister Are In Elks Lineup,
and Islanders Are Talking of
Forming a Team.
Indoor baseball promises to be more
popular than ever this winter. The
Elks are organizing a team which is
expected to include Jack Tighe of the
Islanders and Pete Lister, another
baseball star. The plan is to secure
a heavy schedule of games rto be play
ed at the rink. The Islanders
are now in the city are talking of or
ganizing a team with Neal, Wilson,
randhie,. Murphy, and. Howard part of
the lineup. It is possible that a series
of games for the tri-city championship
may be played during the winter.
SALOON IS CLOSED
Sam Webb Leaves to "See
Daughter in Missouri" But
to Pay His Bills.
Sam Webb, proprietor of the Illinois
saloon on Second avenue between Six
teenth and Seventeenth street, has left
the city with some-heavy bills unpaid
and little chance of having to settle
for them. Webb managed the place .
"A HONEYMOON TRAIL," AT THE ILLINOIS THURSDAY EVENING.
for the Anheuser-Busch Brewing com
pany. A week ago he gave the keys
of the bi:iH;ng to the bartender with
the information that he would be gone
a few days as he had a daugnter in
Missouri who was close to death and
who wished to see him. The bartender
accordingly ran the saloon until yes
terday when he learned from Webb's
wife that Webb did not intend to come
back. Accordingly the place - was
closed at once and several attach
ments' were made on the fixtures and
stock in the place to insure payment
of bills incurred by Webb. Attempts
are now being made to get the brewing
company to settle up Webb's accounts.
Whero They Know How to Economizo.
At the request of a woman in search
of a servant the manager of an em
ployment agency asked each of the
girls lined up against the wall if she
had ever been employed In a minister's
family. None of them had leen.
"May I ask why you are particular
ly anxious to know If these girls have
had an engagement of that kind?"
asked the manager.'
"Because we are very hard up just
now, ' the woman replied, "and I must
hnve a girl who is economical. I have
found that of all servauts those who
have worked la ministers' familiea
know best how to economize." New
Will Green Shoes Bo Worn? '
-Tanners of. grern calfskin report
that manufacturers of men's and wo
men's fine shoes are making samples
of that stock to be hurried to their
salesmen. , New York city buyers are
said to look' very favorably upon
sreen shoes owing to the prediction
that green will be widely worn next
spring and fsummcr.
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BOYS TO PLAY A "
List of Games for High School Basket
ball Team is Announced Includes -Two
Manager Walter Young of the high
school basketball team has announced
the schedule of the team for this win
ter. A two-day trip will be taken on
Match 5 and C. Leaving here on Fri
day afternoon the boys go to Gales
burg, where, they play that evening
with Galesburg high school; then from
there to Peoria, where they play the
Peoria high school Saturday evening.
They expect to get home Sunday
The schedule is a long one, but the
boys expect to win most of the games,
Besides the long schedule which is ar
ranged, there is the Illinois Athletic
association tournament to be held the
last week of March. The winning!
in this tournament gets the
state championship. Last year the
local bovs took second nlace at Oak I
The year's schedule is as follows:
Dec. 11 Rock Island Y. M. C. A. at
Y. M. C. A.
Dec. IS Maquoketa at Rock Island
Jan. S Rock Island alumni at high
Jan. 15 Muscatine at Rock Island
Jan. 22 Moline at Rock Island.
Jan. 23 Augustana college at Au
Jan. 29 Galesburg at Rock Island.
Feb. 5 Peoria at Rock Island.
Feb. 12 Muscatine at Muscatine.
Feb. 19 Y. M. C. A. at the high
Feb. 20 Moline at Moline.
March 5 Galesburg at Galesburg.
March 6 Peoria at Peoria.
March 12 Augustana college at
19 Maquoketa at Rock Is-
March 20 Moline at Rock Island.
MISS ADELAIDE D VORAK
The College Girl.
Will give a spectacular exhibition
of fancy and trick roller skating at
the big rink all next week. The Is
the only lady in the world, racing men.
Moonlight party Wednesday night.
Skating until 11 o'clock.
(Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue.)
I)rc. 10 "A Honeymoon Trail.'
Iee. 12 Itnnlel Sultcy In "The Match
maker," maUnee and night.
Dec. 13 "raid In Full," matinee and
Dee. 20 "The Fighting raraoa.".
Dec. 25 "The Thief." matinee and
night. v. .
Dee. 26 "The Ileal Widow Drown,1
matinee and night.
Dec. 27 Wataon'a Dig; Show, matinee
The Elite. -
(Eighteenth Street, North of Second
Vaudeville at 3, 8 and il3 a. m. Tin
atatlneea Sundays and holiday.
(Second Avenue, East of Nineteenth
Vaudeville at 3, H, and 0:15 p. m. One
matinee Sundays and holidays.
Full." Harper's Weekly, in
speaking of Eugene Walter's play
"Paid in Full," says: "The third act
of the American play, 'PaId . in ' Full,'
which is presented at the- Actor ,thea
ter, is one for which the. author, Mr.
Eugene Walter, deserves much com
mendation. The play, from beginning
to end, is extremely well done both
by playwright and company,' and 'with
interest might well be added to the
title as an expression of . what 1 the
audience derives from iL The play
deals with humble persons; humble,
J that Is, in comparison with th 'high
society folk one Is pecustomed to see
-strutting through the measures of so
cial drama. The reason lor calling at-
Jtenlion to Mr. Walter's third act is,
mat ne nas maae u just wnai it snouiu
be, quick, alert, full of interest, and a
striking climax, of the play. After see
ing it there was a reasonable suspic
ion that a fourth, act might spoil the
drama, at least might destroy the
force of the third! However, Mr. Wal
ter's fourth act ..does not mar his play
In any way; If. anything, it adds in ac
centuating the strength of the one
which preceded.it." "Paid in Full"
will be the attraction at the Illinois
Sunday, Dec. 13, matinee and evening.
The Wagenhals and Kemper company
promise a fine production and a not
able cast of players. The play Is in
its second year in New York and has
also to its credit a run of over six
months in Chicago.
'A Honeymoon Trail." For those
of our theatergoers who like musical
comedies the announcement that the
greatest of all Chicago successes
"Honeymoon Trail," is to appear here
Thursday evening, Dec. 10, at the
Illinois will be welcome news. The
P'ay is by Messrs. Adams, Hough and
nowara, me autnors or -ine lime, me
Place and the Girl," and "The Girl
Question," and ran for 200 nights
at the La Salle theater, Chicago,
last season. It has a very clever and
consistent story, augmented with good
comedy, catchy music, delightful songs
and a beauty chorus of forty clever
dancers and singers.
"Girls" a Delightful Comedy.
Clyde Fitch's comedy, "Girls," should
have a much larger audience than wit
nessed it at the Illinois last night
Those who were present, however,
were well repaid. It is an exceedingly
bright and breezy play, being staged
and cast by the Messrs. Shubert and is
in every essential respect one of the
Dest attractions or tne season. It is
unfortunate that the appreciative play
going public of Rock Island neglect to
signify their appreciation of attractions
of the first order as they come along.
The Family The American Zouaves,
probably the largest act being pre
sented In vaudeville In this country.
Is featuring the bill at the Family
theater the first half of this week. The
act is made up of 14 well drilled men,
and as a whole it is one of the mili
tary marvels of the world. All of the
men with the exception of the captain
in charge dress in the garb of the Turk
ish soldier, and every member is an
expert gun spinner. After going
through a number of pretty drills the
men at the command of the captain
in charge scale a wall 14 feet in
height at the rear of the stage. Every
member of the squad Is on the wall in
less than two minutes after the call is
issued. As a fitting 'climax to the
act, the American flag is waved over
the wall, and a salute fired, closing
the act. In addition to this there are
ttiree other good acts on the bill., The
Alberta sisters are presenting a unique
singing and dancing act, that is meet
ing with approval. The act that inter
ests the children is De Forest and his
performing dogs. He has a number of
canines in the act and all of them are
well trained. As a feature to the act
he has four beautiful greyhounds who
are made to perform a number of high
jumping feats. Sopora and Bonny, a
colored team, are presenting a clever
comedy singing and dancing act. Both
members of the team are old heads
at the business, and every move is a
laugn. .Mrs. Aiae Casey is singing
"Sweet Sixteen'.' by Kerry Mills, for
the illustrated song this half.
At the Elite. The Elite theater is
Ptitting on a real.musical comedy this
week and from the reception given to
the first performance yesterday and
last night it will be very popular. The
act is called -"Henderson's $10,000
Beauty" and it contains a num
ber of pretty girls who are clever
Harry Wright, the, well known Irish
comedian, is in the leading role and
the two comedians who take tbe part
of the Jew and the Dutchman, are in
tne same class as a fun maker as
Wright. There are 10 characters in
the play including a pretty chorus of
girls who have a large variety of pretty
costumes. Eight sons hits are snrung
by different members of the Iroupe
and the singing is excellent. There
are two other numbers on the bill be
sides the feature act. Miss Daisy
Brownie, a singing and talking come
dienne, and the Great Simmons, the
equilibrist, are the extra attractions.
and both of them are good. The en
tire' show is one of the best that has
been at the theater for a long time.
At the Majestic. For the week be
fore Christmas the Majestic theater,
Chicago, offers a bill that will prove
a boon to those worn out by the ardu
ous duties of the holiday shopping
season and who relish a diverting
vaudeville program ag something that
will enliven their tired spirits. -The
headiiner wilf be no less a person
than the famous dramatic actress,
Virginia Harned, than whom there Is
no better known or popular legitimate
star on the stage today, who comes to
vaudeville in a one-act play written by
herself entitled "The Idol or tne Hour,
It is a comedy drama and concerns the
conflicting ambitions of the woman of
the stage discussing in the abstract as
to whether the actress should become
a wife. This is the first season that
this noted actress has appeared in
vaudeville, and .she is regarded as one
of the greatest captures yet made
from the legitimate -field of dramatic
art. She has always appeared at the
head of 'her own company, her. play
I bast "season being "Glorious Betsy."
I There have 'been ruany clever acro-
bat 1c troupes at the Majestic, but the
- lTrapnell family, who have just corn-
pleted a very successful engagement
at the London Hippodrome and come
to America for the first time, are some
thing out of the ordinary, and their
wonderful tumbling feats are sure to
be appreciated. The troupe consists
of three ladies, a man and a boy, and
the feats of the latter are by no means
a small feature of the show. All their
evolutions show great agility and
grace, and judging from the great re
ception they obtained upon their re
cent debut in Ameiica, the troupe are
likely to meet with much success in
this country. Adelaide, the dainty
American danseuse popularly known
as La Petite Adelaide, is one of the
most accomplished toe dancers in the
country, and in reentering vaudeville
after being featured for three seasons
in prominent musical comedies, she
has prepared a little terpsichorean of
fering called "The Bill Poster's
Dream." In it she is assisted by four
clever young ladies who lend action
and pretension to the number. The
Melnotte Twins and Clay Smith pre
sent a smart singing number with com
edy sayings and eccentric dancing; and
aside from these featured acts there
are a half dozen other skilled special
ties, making up an unusually enter
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Thursday Night, Dec. 10.
Princess Amusement Company (Inc.)
Presents Chicago's Greatest
Musical Triumph, '
(By Hough, Adams and Howard.)
Authors of "The Time, the Place and
the Girl," "The Girl Question." 44 A
Stubborn Cinderella," Ktc.
Direct from Its Successful Run of 2(H)
Mights at the I.a Salle Theater.
The Dancing Chickens The La Salle
Broilers The Famous Beau
Massive Production Superb Cast Har
ry Stone and Company of
PRICES 25c. 50c, 75c, $1 and J1.50.
Phone west 224.
TONIGHT The largest and best art
ever presented on a vaudeville staKC
Nothing too big or too good for Rock
Island, is our motto.
14 American Zouaves 14
In lightning drills, gun work, pyramid
building, wall climbing, showing the
Mduptability of citizen soldiery In war
fare. FIVK Hl(i FKATtHE ACTS FIVE
Coming last half of week Otto
Kichfs Trieoleons Ouintet, singing both
German an'! Knglish.
Order seats by phone. '
HOME OF BURLESQUE.
Week neclanlna; Monday, Nor. SO.
JOHN L. SULLIVAN'S
Show Every Afternoon and Night.
SEE St I.I.IVAN AMD Ktl.RAIN IS A
LIVELY FIVE-ROUND BOUT.
Matinees (except Sunday) .. .25c and COc
Sunday matinee 25c, 35c and 50c
Night .Sic Sfco and 600
The Farmers' Protec
tive association of
Black Hawk township
will cause to be arrest
ed any hunters found
trespassing on the
property belonging to
any of its members.