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THE ROCIv ISL.AXD ARGUS. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1913.
CREATION IS SUNG ;(
BY LOCAL GHOHUS
SCENE IN PLAY AT THE ILLINOIS
Haydn's Masterpiece Is Beauti
fully Rendered by Augus
tana Oratorio Society.
LARGE AUDIENCE PRESENT
fc'me. North, Guslav Holmqu'St and I.
B. Canterbury. Soloist, Dis
play Fine Voices.
; That the infinite beauty cf Haydn's t
; "The Creation" has not lost its
' charm for the lover of oratorio music j
was demonstrated by the capacity '
. house that heard th rendition of the ;
famous composition ty the Handel
Oratorio society at Augustana college j
last n'ght. Tramed to res-pond to th'
'. l ast t. t.ire rf L:rc'.or J. Victor
- i;ergfi.is.'.. the fhorus gave a remark- :
t!y f-kar and spirited interpretation ;
" cf tie- oratorio. Nor was 'he coliej:- ,
o'ci.cftra in any wis. behind. The sup-i
' p.-.rt given by this organization, togeth-'
r witu Miss Kranres Udniari's '(irl. .
at tii- p.ano. fchon-rd t.;- f ru; val.it !
a ch ruf of pr and if-i-irinc at',
V.'h n tv. climax of 'he first part a.
r'-jci.ed in th -fhoiii. "The heuver.s
. :.re r ;1! ! ri." t he at.dieuce -was almost i
arr:' d an ay iy th- f rvor of the m i- ;
lie The com birr d Sect ' f ' Jr.ia '
, nt:d orcl.e-trj. w'th 'h- trio cf i-oiova !
, occasionally break::. g ia. if ferneri
" lious. or -i I' ft a U' 'p !irpr'M:'on on th
jurdi'-'i'--. Apnrt frot.i f fin-.' chorus.
h's was8 prohabiy the best p:-rt of the
Soiosts Arc Gccd.
The seioi-;s u!-o cair.e !n i;r "heir
share f f a:po.al Mn- Dorotfcci
Nor .. who s;ir:;' the p-.-"-- of I'a'-ri'I
r p'.i.-..; -'-i-pt 'onally
: pure a:n! - v i ! v ,: II. r ii;t:h t.ot;;
v -r par1 ifijhirly e )-.; r : z ; 1 li-li' .
aed ',. r 1 tii'iui- v. a - .-!:-i:h pr
!. Th- rUl crit.c'srn that nilfht t -
i r. a i - a:--;.'nt her is thai her '.? e :s
i 'rarely hem y enough for the slrcnu-
ous ti(iiiicii",:iN of ' rf'urjo work
This wa made cvid' in : tr;-
par:. Miii'-. Norfh'n ' however,
left ii'.'hing to it. -ir' d !!- r. r.'ii
tioa of V!rh V- rlur. fad'" was ex-
It .' ! ': II !1 U . i . 5 4
r rr J 2
' V - 7 -ferpV
aiOEHD GROOM iN TMA 7 J
it, j"iiMini n.ir i . . i . n i ,
A Few Specials-New Bargain List-in Slightly Used
$350.00 standard make pianos, beau- AND SHOP WORN
tiful oak and malioganv eases, ftuar- Cable & Son, ebony ease, iu good con-
anteed 10 vcars, now C I 70 clition' a snap, for some- QT
selling at . 51 I U one; was $325, now -5J i
$450.00 Gennine Newman Pianos:' I.agonda, made by Krell-Freneh
beautiful ease designs; wonderful Piano Co. Used less than one year,
tone and durability," 9Q Iiieu llicllmv ton: mahogany COQ
now 0LUU ease, was $350, now I)t
$500.00 Genuine Newman Pianos 3 Reynolds, used less than :) months,
artdesicnis money will bur nothing elassie ease design; a truly artistic
better at anv priee, C9QC piano, was t? 1 PO
now $LdO $350, now .iluO
M jirirely reet. .-ind h r interpretation f Uader t!ie?e favorable conditions the
of "On Miirf'y I'er.i!" uas one of 'helthief proceeds to loot the place with
KT.i.ine tr ..:a of th. fvcn'np. The I out fear of arrest. It is around thi-s
ai:di i;'-f only re- tted tha; the beau-' rather utiique idea that the author has
t'f-i! "Cra'-efwl Co:i?Grt" ti'ret betw eea ' ov-n his pluy, the plot of which
Adam ai 'J Ew- was omitted. ! bri'tlf-s with fun, punctuated with
K Now g
sell at S400.
We have several Pianos made to
While they last to go at $239.
Piano Value Ever Offered
Two Snows Sun. Night
That Pretty Drama
$1.50 play, 10c, 20c, 30c
Two Shows liion. Night
Holrnquist Shines. I
flus'av 1 1 1tii rj i r r r. i.ar'so. who took'
the tans of Kjj;!:u-I a'rJ Adam, was i
in his ir'.ory. I ioiuiiiist'p abil ty to re-,
v-rt froin th most tr'-!ii( ndoi; fortit-;
F!i:ri to th- most tender, plau istiiii-j
erT-c'. always make him a faorits'
kIIi s udi'i.f s. Mis interpi i '.ation of'
:! siria v. M ii lu pins with "Rolli:iK in ;
f'.airiir g i.il'owK'" and ronelar'" w !
"Soft!;. p-.ir!::.K glides th" liirn id brook-'1
v i-.ii arti-:'- fftorr lonj; to he r. mem-1
bT.-'!. i.'ir- iii!erfrefa!;jn it "Whr u '
thy tae. ) Lord, is hid," was also in- '
.. I. H f rit rh'-'-y. takinn the:
t' iiei pHrt of t iicl a!.-o ii!:i!- an :-
cilrui nr.jiretfs.on. He was orotjat'ly
at his liftt in ;he rt eiiative. "In Sd'-u-
ior I'.riKht. pis iioscnptivt mterpre.
many thrills tliat are materially er,-!ianc-d
by the unusual spectacle of a
Iipht-fintertd centlen.an exerclsins his
nefarious calMcjr, while two members
of tiie hotne that is being dismantb-d
iinatrine triat they themselves are the
rth I sa revealed itseif.
"ROMANCE" AT THE PRINCESS.
lie rts Keane, w ho has won s eil.ir
honors in Edward rf!"!do:i's "Kj
ir.anci-." now enjoying its iourtii monti:
cf L'lii':terruj.ted success ct the Priu-
; theatre. Chicaco, was born at her
j father's country .home in Michis-rn,
acrts '.he Ial.e fior.i Chicaso. A a h
iiii:l ;;he attended a priva'e school ia
('hicaKo and r.fterwur.i Dwight
1 llal - :i-M udi on wiirre slie prepared
! lor Vassar, but didn't attend there-.
tation cf the . ours:- of the "sil ver ; -o:nS l" f'aris instead so mat tn.
inoen" through Uip "silei t lliht" be-! mit'it be m ar -he French drama and
ir.jr 4 scent ic r.ally Rood. I'rof. Canter-1 et' J' She was a student irt the
Iniry worked imd' r the handicap of alr""t 'he Ai-euuipticn. H-r fir
n.iil. but his artisi'c temperament j.-v-! '-r n.arried to J. B. MUler, of th
faculty or tlie ("uicago Musical coiie,.
! .Mies Kea-je's bro'her. I'trey. is a vt:i
knewn electrical engineer in Chicago.
A yeur aro he took un a ronianinc as
ja Kprt. but r.bniidciied it after haing
nearly every bene in his bo J v broken
j as t!e result of a fall in South Caro-
; Mna. on his first trip skywards after
'Stop i having been graaied a pilot's licence.
! As a side Issue he I now associated j
! I i. t ...... : tj. f
, tion of p'.ays for the l-itt!e tlieatre.
: Miss Kcane's grandmother. Mrs. Mary
1 Winter, now years old. i!i conjunc
tion with the late Francs Wiih.rd. es
'abl'shtd and opened the first Wom
an's c-Ilege iu America a' Washington,
I). C. Mrs. Win'r Is at present in
Chicago isit!ng her now famous
granddaughter, and the two oddly con
trasted figvres one in somber black,
... ' . - i . - i
carr"'d last i ngure piiii maj-r-m- mtmj ui.c
i framed with snow-wnre iiair. tti o ner
i oale. frazi e girl, wistful of c.ounte-
March and .Meg, : r.lUce . aUract the attention of the
and fieri- lived
F - Was lli 1
K Now I
OTHER BARGAINS TOO NUM- OVER 200 SATISFIED CUS
TOMERS WITHIN THE LAST 12
EROUS TO MENTION. MONTHS.
SAVE $100 TO $200 BY BUYING ENDORSED BY THE MUSI
DIRECT FROM THE MANUFAC- CIANS AND ARTISTS WHER
TURERS. EVER SOLD.
Terms: $10 Down: $1.50 Per Week
All prices positively cut Y3 to V2.
Every piano on our floor must.be sold.
We are compelled to sell 60 pianos by Jan.
1st, regardless of the prices they bring.
Flace a piano in your home for Xmas.
A small down payment, nothing more to
pay until February.
A full line of the World's finest pianos
. .to select from, all. high grade; 'every pi
ano perfect, .beautiful cases, all new up to
Free Stool or Bench
Free Exchange Any Time in
Two Years if Dissatisfied
Free Scarf or Cover
Care fare refunded to out of
town buyers and freight prepaid.
14 Cohan and Harris's
Player Pianos, resjl-ir $650 players ioo at 413. v Only a few to go at this price. We can't get them fast enough.
In :r:ancti daily.
irr:.,';...n -.v. fwu. ',trs
Branch 313 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa.
Tantages vaudeville Tu perform
a: a j dai'y.
"JOHNNY WISE" CHORUS--AT EMPIRE
AT THE ILLINOIS.
Arj a'ui r.c- that v.'cpt real
and laughed :u turn, wa.-
t veiling from t!e thaire seat to the;
hoi: of "Marmt
.in. r.,t!i and Amy. an.j tore i,v eu . c,jr!(. us as, arn, ln arm they are fre
v. .tii th- iu the l.eair'if ;1. natural scenes ....,.,,.. s..n mkii .sr -he rounds of tho
hospitals aiid bestowing the floral of
tf r ncs ii'.ght'y showered on I -a Caval-
I 1.(11 to Hie graueiui miiidnr.
as portrayed !y lji.i.-e M. Aicc't'e
"l.utle vV'i me'i," as pi se.-.'ed at Ui.
ill. in i.- by a u.-t that was ce:i nt it. I j-n
verv r irt.t ular. Jii.-"' wist it is tLat
naf.es ; iie a'iiie.:ce h.e lntntiyj
wi'h the p'av. in hard to xpiaiti, I
wh' tiier it is the s.iujile. naT'ial home
l.fe. th" iiualnt. o'J fah one-1 l.ui pret- i
...... s. v.,.- ,u, . . ,, ' tabloid of that name. is ax entertainer
iljg oi lire p. ay or Hie cvvii' ui
work of the artists, or w I. ether it is
ai! tlies- taken together, tht fact re-
AT THE EMPIRE.
Sam Mylie, the eccentric comedian
jvlio plays the part of Johnny Wise in
,the llovle VvMdfolk musical comedy
of rare and peculiar personality, rich
ly endowed by nature with a physiog
nomy that lends it.-.elf readily to gro-
25 PEOPLE 25
$1.50 show 10c, 20c, 30c
Phone Rock Island 708
ma. us ma- i a ot-aumu.. EURbo..., makeup
...a.. -r .. ....o :m third
win lli"' nrst atinounceir.t nt o, trie 11:
t.ix 'f Mr. March, and continued at
intervals that were broken with peals
of laughter, until the passing of lova
b'.e Herb. B."j !h Jo. a d ffcuit part.
akTi by Mary Kehan. was splendid,
as were ail the other characters por
traed. It is a story that trips the
ncart.-ar.d tne art 01 ine piaycrs is ; th(.a,re for three days
such ths: one fels no e!Tort has 1 fen iondav.
made to please or move, but that ther '
live the j.arts simply and naturally,
producing an effei-t tha' If far tncr
pleasing than a more pretentious ant
Mr. My he ii now in
season playing the part of 1
Jol.i.r.y V. i-e. His stage experience'
has been long and varied. He was
with B. C. Whitney for three years.;
co-starred i:h Stella May how- in "The.'.
Isle of Spice." "The Show Girl" and
"The Venetian Romance," and ten
years in comic opera repetoire.
("Johnny Wise" will be at the Kmpire
lightweights, at that, and what a time about Buckley and Levy, who are ang
they will hae scrambling for the ling for Kitchie matches for Murphy
championship if they go through with land Kivers. But they expect to show
this plan. There i.s no reason why them tlie light before long, and to
they can't either. If all of thorn ig- j bring them into tbe. fold,
nore Ritchie completely unless he con-1 They nay a champion can dictate,
sents to do ringside for one of ! He alw ays has in the past. Perhaps
them, where will Ritchie be? Not in j this will be tlie first time where tho
a choice spot, believe us. Half of that ; reverse has been the cure. Organ!:; i
gang can lace him at ITS. ! tion jtccompl'slien wonders. Go ty it,
Tlie organizers are a hit worried j gentlemen.
Office oi the Chicago, Rock Island &
Pacific Railway Cc-Uipany. Chicago,
Ii!.. Not. 25, 113.
To all stocknolders of the Chicago.
Rock Island & Pacific Ra lway com
A special meeting of the stocahold- j
course, to eliminate such fellows as !
Willie Ritchie, present champion, and j
to keep the lightweight title where it j
bt-long!.. among tlie real 133-pound .
lads of tlie ring. j
j Tlie movement was started when it i
(became evident that Ritchie, who!
was handed the championship on aj
'.foul in the sixteenth round of a etule,
i born fight w ith Ad Wolgast. immed-1
A Play That Will Cheer All Rock Island.
COHAN & HARRIS PRESENT
The most talked of play in America The landslide of
laughter A tantara of merriment.
A farce is a dramatic work rein-'
forced with absurdities in the matter
of. snappy liues and unepcted situa-i
tior.s. constructed for th sole pur- , I8 0f the company w ill be held at th9 : w eight Koer
pose of exciting- laughter, and in p.-e-. 0jfice cf 'he company in the city of; only ringntn
tenting "S:op 1 Pier ohan A: H : rr;s
believe they are offering a play 'that
Legitimate Leightweights to
Organize and Fight It Out
ay- feVia-mY-iiortcV. r
w "r r- j,lal at wlli.h he secured
j namely. 133 pounds. Thi
: lately laised the weight
pt.ssr sse all of these attributes. It :
will be presei.ted a; the Illinois tomor
row, matin. and night. "Stop Thief !
is from th pen of Carlyl Moore, and
tiie storv he t I.s has to do with two
peop' who. irii.giniLg lhems"lves
k!eptor.ii.iat s. are .ni ir,ually obsef
jed with the fear cf beit-g found out.
i Neither of them is aware of the orher's
j iiretistlble inr'inauoa to steal, to
: che?k whih a,deteiive is engagf-d
I to watch tvr th.-;n. Th? detective'
fail? to show up. out a leal burglar.'
J smugged iuto the hoa-e by a t.ew
J maid, doc-s. asd i. immediately ac-
icpte by the klepioicariacs as ti.e '
kleu'-h w ho U to guard their actionv j
limit from '
action on '
The Amalgamated KJS-Pour.d Ught- i Ritchie's part makes it impossible lor:
association, to which, any of the boys who have been bat-'
who can scale 133,'tling at the championship weight of i
Chicago, 111., en Saturday, the Cltt day pounds at t!:e ring.;He for a combat pounds, which Gans. Nelson and;
of Januarv, lyl4. at l'J o'clock a. ra . are eligiiiie. is in prores f orgam-a-; olgast all allowed waj tlie proper
for the purpose of voting upon the ac-; tion. This is no
ceDtance by the company cf a leat.e of ' ing to Nate Lewis
the lii.e of railway of the Kock Island.
Stut'gart & Southern Railway com
pany, extending from Mesa. Trair:e
ccuntv. Arl.pnsa.-:. !n a sou'herly direc-
idie dream, accord-
and Tommy Walsh.
of Charlie j
poundage, to fight Ritchie on his own
The best detective play ever staged Full of unexpected
surprises Entire Production Strongest Cast Entour.
Direct from the Gaiety thestre, New York City.
SPECIAL PRICES Matinee 25c, 50c, 75c, $1.00.
Night 25c, 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.
SEATS SELLING NOW. Phone 224 Rock Island
terms and have a chaace to i
managers respectively ot t. name win.
White a.r..I Ioe Matidot. who are act- Ritchie's match with Tommy Mur
ing as sort of -idvtnce iren acd prrss phy. which was cailed 01T tlie ether
at:tn:s for the atsoc-iaiion. They are ; night for some mysterious reason, is
t.ea through the counties cf Prairie in ommurr.aiion w i:h tiie managers . an example. Ritcliie had agreed to
tr.e leading l.i.;-pojcu ooys or tne'scaie J3;j an hcur before gong time
. coutitry a::a expo' t to have a startling . lor Murphy, meaning about 13 at the
! Ear.oancement to make before long. A ringside. Murphy was forced to ac-:
constitutioi. and by-laws will be drawn Icept the champion' terms. S. little
I up, anr ust due fixed and officers I chance did the h tJcs; pabile think he'
j elected. One iTrportaut feature v. i!I , iiad at ti:.t high poundage that Ritchie '
j b-: a heavy. Ce iiiiposed on 'iaemiwirs : -.vas a 10 to 4 favorite several hoars :
j who rigu u?ti-j'rs to-niest iiugiU'sts , before th? bout was scheduled to have.
'heavier :han-I32 oound. ' (started.
Ail the ifcw a ail the umt. The Argus. The aim of the. association is, ofi Thc-y form a dnay bunch of real
and Arkansas to Stutigarf. Arkansas
county. Arkaasas. a distance of approx
imately 22 mile?: said lease t-j extend
for a term cf 999 years from Feb. I.
If! 4. uro-n fuh terms acd ccad;?ions
ac may be pgreed upes.
H. I. Ml'DGi;. Presidei.t.
Geo H. ( roscy. Secretary. (Adv.)
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