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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1911.
MR. AND MRS. ROBERT EDESON
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LOUISE LE BARON
! company will introduce many old
i friends, as the cast fncludes Harry
C. Browne, Joseph Tuohy, Ht:;e
Russell, Jessie Ralph, Howard Ginn, I
Lynn Pratt, John C. Brammall, Ed
ward Warren, Victor Benoit. Dan
iel Fitzgerald. Olive Harper and Vi
"SWEETEST GIRL" COMING.
"The Sweetest Girl in Paris," the
reigning comedy of the Chicago sea-
json and one of the mcst successful
entertainments that has been staged
I within the past six months, will
leave the La Salle opera house, the
! place of its birth, within a few
i weeks to go on tou; A route is be
ing prepared-for it which will in
clude practically every important
city and town in the middle west.
Rock Island is included. Not one
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the six leading players Miss Tnx.e Company to Ap-
Friganza. Alexander Carr, Frederick ' M .
! V. Bowers. Dorothy Brenner, Zo ; Iar Here Jan- -'
j Barnett and Cathryn Rowe Palmer. ; rrz- - " - '
will hold their original roles; the Qf their qnajity-. at intervals between
'smaller character "bits- will be in i - nTwl ,llv s. ,751 rrv
stage. Sheer ability and sometimes
Michigan: Frank , J. Mclntyre of
"The Traveling Salesman" company
hails from Ann Arbor. , He admits
that he was a piano salesman before
going on the stage, but denies he
ever peddled sewing machines.
HE PUNISHED GRANT.
ithe hands of S. C. Sandgren. Ernest
ton s conduct after his arrival in
Star and His Wife at Their llf.nu-. Mrinjshearf House, Sag
HarlHr, lAmg Island, . Y.
Jan. 20 "The Bavarians."
Jan. 22 Henry W. Savage's "Mad
Jan. 29 A born Grand Opera com
pany in "II Trovatore." ,
Gaillard, Clarence Bellaire, Alice; not ho. hlm have
I Sullivan and Charles Mast, as beonaman of the strictest integrity,!
, fore, and even the choristers 'especially if. as was charged. William!
have the same roster roll as in Chi-. ;. . , a am
cago- ;of money with which to erect a the-1
j atre in New York. But the Hallam
UPTON FIRST AGENT. j fling at'the "sett of pretenders"' Upton j
The first man in advance of a the- found there, and with whom he joined,
atrical company in America was Rob-; proves nothing. There never yet was
ert Upton. Upton s merits as an ! a theatrical manager who did not look
actor are not celebrated in the pic-j with disdain upon the pretensions of
turesfjue chapters of Doran's "An-a riv-al company, but in every age
nals of the Stage," nor in his skill as'tne public has found that their ile
a manager of English dramatic history, jpreciation of each other was nothing
Such fame as is his and it must bejmore than the pot calling the kettle
confessed it is not his histrionic abili-: black. Seilhamer s History of the
ties is entirely confined to America. American theatre, chapter 2, vol. 1.
That he was an Knglishman is to be
assumed, ,for he was sent from Lon- j FIELDS NEW COMPANY,
don to New York in 1731 to prepare? w elds ann0unces that he has
the way for the Haiiam companj,;
which followed the aiext year.
j"n' .' completed the cast for his new spec-
! . 1 . 1 ! J4TV 1 Inn
those days the most influential class ; tacuiar musical review, iuf
in the community, especially in Phiia-1 pecks," in which he is soon to appear
delphia. New York and Boston, was j njmself at one of the leading Shubert
opposed to the theatre. Puritan and ' Broadwav theatres and for which he
(Quaker aud worthy Dutch burgher j hag engaged a company of extraordin
j alike looked upon the stage as the j Qry exceIienoe "The Henpecks" is on
I devil s workshop. In Philadelphia 1 the order of ,.The Midnight Sons,
ithe first attempt to give theatrical j .T, Jo,v Bacheiors and -The Sum-
young American, Henry Ta ylor. i representations had been summarily ; mpr wldower8 bcing fourth in the
1 tenor robusto. v. ith the Aborn Eng- j crushed. Even in Ne York there j ljl)e Qf sttipenflous spectacular produc
lish grand opera company, which i bad been pronounced opposition to , tion, under Mr Fieds- nianaeement.
comes to the njinois Jan. 29. Like I Murray and Kean's company in 1 .oO ol, 1 Th(? bK)k (f the p,ece js by Glen Mac.
a number of other noted singers now 'and besides, it was necessary to ob-1 Donolgn the lvrlcs are bv E Ray
in grana opera, .Mr. layior Dgan nis;' . , Go?l and -the mus5c has been cora-
The Cadet Was Guilty of Dismounting
While a student at West Point D. S.
Grant expelled in mathematics and
horsemanship. Fie Jumped hi horse
over a bar five feet six Inches high,
which made a record for the academy
and a close second to the highest Jump
ever recorded In America. He receiv
ed little bcnar for some of his efforts,
however notably in the case recalled
by Nicholas Smith in "Grant, the Man
of Mystery." But perhaps the humor
of It reconciled him.
The riding master was one Hersh
berger. "an amusing sort of tyrant."
and on one occasion, whether seriously
or as a Joke, he determined to "take
down" the young cadet.
At the exercise Grant was mounted
on a powerful but vicious brute that
the cadets fought shy of and was put
at leaping the bar.
The bar was placed higher and high
er as he enme round the ring till it
passed the record. The stubborn rider
would not say "enough." but the horse
was disposed to shy and refuse to
make the leap.
Grant gritted his teeth and spurred
at it. but Just as the horse gathered for
the spring his swelling body burst the
girth, and the rider and saddle tumbled
into the ring.
Half stunned. Grant gathered him
self up from the dust only to hear the
"strident, cynical voice" of Hersuber
ger calling out:
"Cadet Grant, six demerits for dis
mounting without leave!"
GRAND : Davenport
Monday Night Jan. 16 "In "f s!u,,er"
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Prices 50c to S2.00
ALIUS T1" NTS.
BEAT HIM TO THE STATION.
areer in comic opera, anu nus spien- "' - ! Posed bv A. Baldwin Sloane. The com-
;did voice and dramatic ability made! to perform. To obtain such per-1 1nciudes Lew Fields. Lawrence I
..such an impression in the lighter ! mission for his principals was Mr. lp-; D.fTii, tc G.,.0 ,
vmuaio that Henry W. Savase cneaeed'tion's first duty after his arrival mi .,,,'. - t
I .viaiv, r i rtutv uiiiuaii. jvu rvruu, uri
"Madame X," the toverful emo
tional mpliiflrama vvhir-h llenrv W ' ;o lnflH o Ihontrp at l-a;t
Savage will offer at the Illinois the- .duct,n of -Madan, Buttorflv." Last (in New York, was also a part of the j ,rude ""'f Dfel "n
atre, Sunday evening. Jan. 21', has Pas-jn Mr. Taylor made a tour as! duty with which this advance agent bea!ev. ditn r ro.t, ..nd Lillian tx?e.
as its cllmactens scene a murder a ro.star with .Mine. Xola. visiting ! was charged, as it was a fact well
trial in which the accused woman is ; Bermuda, the West Indies and South iknown in England that in America
derended ty her own son tnougn , America with the first grand opera
neither knows of the other s iden-' r0mpany to appear in those out-of-
there were no buildings suited to the
production of plays. The PhilaUel-
WARWICK WITH GUNNING.
Robert Warwick has been engaged
for the leading male lole with Louise
Itie scenes oi tnis iremen- the-way places in eight years. On r.hia romnauv in 17-10 had Derformed ! : s .. : ....
VZnL Tt L I "a ' " ' ? r'n his Kret",rn tvasnSaged as one;in Plumsteads store. The cane oom-jder (he mariasMtt tb0 Mc8sr8,
S rS deta,,"' t f; ! f ,nlh5r; ..Wh- .rt and William A. Brady, which
picturesque and impressive way m opera company and is meejing with sa1 street. ,t Ls probable that only ' na l tioiV vrov
which courts of justice are arranged nrw cr.c ith tht nr..n.'J . ror a "r,er ouv-oi-town tour, prepara-
a temporary structure aS 'fu tory to its New York premiere in the
nv me projevuns ui inc. triuri i'i inc " J neor future
4 IN SEARCH OF A SINNER."
find conducted in that country. Since jtion.
the French judicial customs differ ,
from ours in so many impytant
ways, there is ext raordyiary interest
in this rlay on the part of the legal!
fraternity. During the many months ! moods and manners that 's said to
the piece has run in New York,!nt ner better than anything she has
mere than lO.WOO lawyers have at- bppn . speu ,n sin(p she ,eft the mu.
hers of the bar association attending
. , i near luiure. ir. i arwu k nas oeen
i behalf of which Ipton was sent out, ,ain the leadi ng male role with Mrs.
I from England, and it is on record that ; rur. at 1ha , .,.H. .v,tM
Lillian Russell, in a comedy of he was supplied with the funds neces- ,.Twq Women. Mr. warwick'.g place
C.al IUI lilt: I'U i jms1: . J I will an uiu
it is plain that Robert t'pton. the first
advance agent and business manager
in America was charged with duties
not less arduous than those that have
practically in a body
talked of play
,n a ' -! day evening. The offering .Miss Rus- l YherV wps
its wonderfully siud.o. V u w, havp . j , , pro- LT,,-,'
rare colorf.ilness. tha ;dlu.,ion of - Jn Search of a sinner." "0J"."
'Madame X the most . ,, , , A m t,le nespa
it the tlrantl, Davenport, next .Mon- d , d upon nis successors.
in the Jrs. Carter company will be
taken by Walter Hale
Veritas: The actress you speak of
no announcement 0finasn t nad a hirthday since she was
a comedy in three acts by Charlotte
s arrival in New York
pers of the time, which
is a proof that the business manager
Tor it is here that the tremendous
melodrama of the play finds its fo
cus. The scene of the mother's re
cenition of the boy for whose snk;
Blie had to kill a rr.scnl. and of her
reunion later, is calculated to wring
teats from a heart of stone. Mr.
Favage has staged this famous Pa-
our generation, t-i ' ' ' , , is a proor tnat tne Business manager
the tremendous L'1"-, ,,I, ,S "i".-" .r"1.'1" of the period had not yet - acquired !
30. and it has been so. long since
she was 30 that we have lost count;
hence, we cannot give you her true
ly for Miss Rufsell. and in it are in-
all the arts of a press agent. Either
C. G. H.: Edmund Breese, who 'is
:rr.';;!,:d J.0,.,0f 1:.. .if!ea!tho man in advance was more modest j jn "The Scarecrow." made
that tit in with the unique point of;
then than he is now, or the news
papers were not so obliging. What
ever the time of I'pton's departure
from England,, or the indifference of
whole season, while he lias given it
a cast of players of national repute
lir.s succeeded in two directions.
First of all. she has given Lillian
Russell :i character stndv whirh rail
ed forth froi Chicago critics un-l,Ile P"8 lo ms America.
known tnai ne was in Aew lorn
December, 1751, where he made
secci.d instance, her play is uncon-f,ne acquaintance oi Jonn t remain,
ventinnal, without being bizarre. It ciot and cabinetmaker. Mr. Upton
is funnv enough to seem farcical at i according to a card published by
times, but underneath it all is the Lewi3 Hallam. in 1753. upon his ar
risian triumph exactly as it was done stjr ;rrt se for npr dPVelopment i k is
in Paris- here the play ran for a an, dr,;fate histripnisin. In the,
TAYLOR WITH ACORNS
America lias given many famous ' force of an i lea that appeals partic- i rival in New York, "quite neglected
prima dor.r.as to grand opera, but ! ularly to women, and holds the in- the business he was sent about from
has cent ribtitc 1 fc-.v gre:;t tenors to tercst of the average audience j England,' but instead he joined his
tr-o lyric Ftagv. On who has boon Mircegh its varying scenes andifortunes with "that 6ett of pretend
recrived with eiitnusiasm ,'n re er.t a:r.cs:ng situations. Mr. Brooks haslers," the "company of comedians
years by most fMs-.-rlmluating critic fitted h!s famous star with a hand
cf vocall.m in this country is the some production. The supporting
from Philadelphia." which had af
forded the Knickerbockers "a taste
his ceout on the stage at Oir-j; a as
a ' iupcr." Before that hi was a
Europe: Fernanda EHsu was
born in Roumania. She did play in
Yiddish at the Kalish theatre. New
York. She speaks English without
Johnson: I wouldn't advise you to
start in the profession as a prop
erty man with the idea of becoming
a star. Theatrical history does not
record many stars who began that
Shakespeare: "Timon of Athens"
was revived recently after 4 0 years.
He died as suddenly."
Angel: No reputable manager will
accept money to put you on the
The Message That Got There Before
the Patrolman Did.
"When I was a patrolman." says a
prominent detective, "there used to be
a sergeant on the force who had it In
for me. He reported me for various
delinquencies, and well, he's dead
now. aud I won't say anything against
him. He got sick, and It was reported
at the station that lie wasn't expected
to live. So the boss called me and
told me to go around Mild see If I
could do anything for the old fellow.
I callvd at the house aud asked if 1
could see him. They let me in. I tip
toed iuto the room where the sergeant
was ib bed and said. "The lieutenant
sent me around to see how you were
"He spoke with difficulty, but I could
make out what he sad. "Go back.' he
grunted, 'and tell 'em that I'm getting
along fine. The boys have fixed me up
all rizht. and I don't ueed anything
I'm feeling better.'
"So I .went back to the station. I
was stopped a couple of times on my
way and got in about half an hour
Inter. Then I made my report. 'lie
says he's better and doesn't need any
thing. says,I. The lieutenant Jumped
up. 'Do you mean to say that you
saw bir.j?' says he. '1 did.' says I.
'And he told you he was all right?'
Yes. sir.' "Yon" blamed liar!' shouts
the lieutenant. 'I got a message ten
minutes ago that he was dead!
"And it was true, What do you
think of that old scoundrel trying to
get me in bad with his dying breath?"
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
ihkes wmm i s n ii MM m
Tuesday Night, Jan. 17
Joseph Brooks Presents
In a I'uique Comedy,
"IN SEARCH OF A SINNER"
By Charlotte Thompson.
Prices 50c to $2.00.
Seats now on sale, phone Ea. t
THE HOUSE OF QUALITY
best pictures of quality,
good music and good
Complete change of
ADMISSION ONLY 5 CENTS
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A Picture of Night.
Along the high hedged lane John
Stroug swung, the June gloaming deep
ening into night. He loved to shove
his face into the night. He gloried in
the uncertainty of night, the iiideti
nlteness of night, and his soul cried
back a wild answer to the cry of the
nlghthawk and the owl. Night Is more
primitive than day: night is more
calamitous; night is a savage; night
everywhere Is the true aborigine. Day
has taken on civilization. Night hurls
the world back to the day of the war
club, the flint arrowhead, the painted
visage. John Strong loved the nigbt
with an almost malevolent love. In
the night he could bear the Valkyries
screaming, the witches riding their
broomsticks, the ghouls scraping th
mold from off the new buried coffln.
John Strong swung along, his face set
to meet oncoming night. Adventure.
Peal Estate Transfers.
HariiMiB HarsM.amp to Robert S.
Woodhurn, lot 4. block 12. Orlando,
Childs addition to M''.in'. $.',"':.
Floyd J. Rankin to 11. K. Pratt, lot S,
block 1. William McEniry's addition,
to Rock Island, Ji'.j'iO.
Walter Folios to C harlotte A. Leav
ens, lot C. N Vs. Sheavy r."ar-h addition i
to Campbell s isla.id, $150. I
M Only two more days to ace
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Ono of th' best ntidft ill
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6 r.0,000 square feet of exhibit
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by all druggists. ing piles in C to 14 days. DO cents.
MWttM' mrs. b6Wens" scheme Ifa
,:;TRl'DK ?avc a Mt-
tie gaf;; as she ea- i
trred the reo:u and j
fav; tte clcthing her i
l-.ofs' aid had
rut. A hai- !
sv-jTiie eveaing gown
i-' on the )ni and .'
a !;e:ip of fluffy. !
f su-.'.ry thug be-!
idt it i ut u wiis
art one of her '
Icyfead of :h? flrr.pl'- 1'tt'e rr.yli f
r ''n she '.ad planned with s-uch lare ;
rnd tae itewin of which ctit her so j
l. :'.ny hours cf pa.r:ft;s!;i. 5ator was!
r ?ration of a faFiaouabic Parisian!
.- ficr. )
Ask ":!rs. Rordea to eor-.e herel
r.'T.?c.-' sh said to 've i"i,J,. who;
."Od lo.-i in adrai ration ie.'ore the!
Not until Mrs. P.rrden er.tercd did i
j'.e reuse herrcif. erd then with aj
)itt!e cr;- ehe s.-.rt;d tov.-ard her!
"Eaily " she cried, eotbingly. ''it's j
:ertriiy dreadful. Jnnifliow I have
r cttea the wrong trunk and goodness j
oaiv kcov; where mine is.'
M.-s Rc.rden's br-1': ir.c tcok in
t: " glistenirj; rarin toco amj the j
i.j"v thirds. ,
"Wiii tuey fit? she asked praet!-'
cail. Gcrtru.'e garped.
Wtat OXciicce tioes it make?
Phe.v are not my tilings."
"Very true." assented Mrs. Borden,
'but. n.y dear, ymi must wear some
tring. and yeu can't wear one of my
Si.c glacced srai.'ir.gly over her own i
then at her friend's slender, stately j
form.. Ciorly that clutlon was out!
or tr.e quest. on. ana .irs. lioraen ran
"The fault is not yours." she
argued. "l suppose 'he baggageman
jret the checks mixed, and you can
j;et it straightened cut In the morn-.ng-
bat in the meantime you have
come out to the party icd you can't
fee! coraf rtatle in a traveling dress.
Feiice. try it on laademoii-er.e."
Phe 'veated herself comfortably on
the sofa ard watched approvingly
while the trim little maid assisted her
suc-t ir.to the strange gown.
Mrs. Borden .vas very fond cf Ger-
trur- Dyckm'n. and the girl war wel
comed even in the simple, home-made
garments that were the best her coo
perative poverty aToraed. But Mrs.
Borden appreciated the fart that Ger
trude was more thau usually good
'coking, and she had au eFpe?5a! rea
son for wanting her to look ne- best
The fairy suit costume was ad
mirably designed in its eo'.or scheme
to bring out Gertrude's best points,
and Ler Lotess breathed a sigh of
satisfacticn wnen it was found that J had been planning for the party, de-
the dress wa an alm st perfect fit.
"Take the gifts the gods provide,"
she et-mnianded. as ifche rose to hurry
to her own dressing.
Kmily breathed a happy little sigh.
nying herself that her slippers and
gloves might be good, though her
dress had been made .er twice.
Now she Jad not only saved the
evening, but she was to wear wnat
bers of the house party.
Men who had met her before gasped
at the sudden realization of her
beauty, and women exchanged won
dering glances, deciding in their own
minds that Emily Borden had paid
r-i4 i i ,"mii !, 1 1 ii mvv w, wnniwpn n,'wuf"iiiiii 1 mm-- hiihiiii i iiww mi iiiittimW mvnm n
SHE WAS TO WEAR THE HANDSOMEST GOWN .T THE DANCE.
She had made a rich marriage, and
the visits to her husband's country
place where Ge-frude's only glimpse
of fairyland. r a couth the latter
would doubtless be the handsomest j for the drees.
gown the danc?. With l. delightful j Gertrrde gave no heed to the
thrill of anticipation she at laet de- fiances, she was conscious only f
scended the stairs wit', other meci-ja ttew sense cf power. The timid wai;
flower became, as Feii-e had predict
ed, the .. He of the ball.
Men flocked about her chair as he
rented rnd pleaded for tne next dance,
but Dirk Rorden, the brother of her
host, fought all the others i.T and
cleverly maneuvered to keen l.ttr to j
"I'm net going to have you carried
off under my very c-y-s." h explained
in one of the intf-na'.s when thy had
sought the eonser-. tcry. "I wif h you
would give me the right to keep you
always to myself. Gertrude."
Gertrude had always felt a bit con
sriours with Dick Borden, but tonlgnt
ehe was a different being. Itiitead of
fearing the responsibilities that would
te hers ar, the wife of r rich man. :t
seemed perfectly natural that she
sbrd actept without doubt the pro
pob. he had dreader', even while site
longed to hear the avowal of love.
The last guest had departed and
Gertrude .ar already dreamiug hap
pily of the future whn Borden i
tfrcd hl3 wife's room and tank into a
chair bes-ide the open fire.
"Dick's gone and don it." he an
nounced with very evident relief. "1
was afraid that he was going to mak-s
a race of it with that Kuiiian woman
who cal s her?-..' a cou;ite-, but it's
that Ilttl Dyckman giri. ;hc'a more
to :ny liking. She was a rlppii:g
beauty tonight. I wonii'r how she
managed that drezs. .Ycu toid mu
that the made all her o-vn. bt.: fall
one looked ilke Paris."
"Bobby Borden, don't you ever
breathe a word and I'll tell you," of
fered his wifer half. "You ald you'd
gHe a housand dollars f Dirk would
liarry fom seiihlble girl like Ger
trude. Instead of that odiout woman.
Well, the dress only st 750."
"You iKugh? It 'or her?" asked
Borden "She docn't bxk like a g'rl
who would act ejit i ,thes from other
"She n't," explained Mrs. Borden.
"I had '.he mod awful time. I got one
of i.er old drears on ti.e plea that I
wantef! to copy It. From those meas
urements I had a lr-r. Imported and
when the eane, gave Felbe her kfs
and Felue bid Gertrude's things and
put this in place of the little irem
that fhe has to wear every time iho
goes out. I persuaded he r to vear it
Flnce the ether worrm was preba'u'y
wearing I.ers, and the "homi worked
beaut If ully.
"I kii' w that if Dlk eer naw C,r
trude dreM'd properly be v.-oiili know
where his heart Iny, and 1 won. To
morow yhe will be told that the ex
presftuan (anie for the trunk be for o
thf wst up and everything will I ill
"Fine feathers do run alwivi milti
f.ne l.lrds. Bot.by. but Oej-tiude nee!
ed the feathers to show vtt her beauty
to us LcT.. That's all."