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EVENING LflDGflR-PHILAPELPHIA, MONDAY, NOVflMBISE 23, 1914,
FLASHES FKOM STABS
JIlss l'hyllla Nellson-Terry will make
her American debut as Viola In "Twelfth
iNlffht" at the Liberty Theater, New York,
Miss Nellson-Terry will be surrounded
by a rast ot eminent players, including
Jlenry E. Plxey aa Jlalvollp, L'ben Plymp
iftn aa Fir Toby, Jessla Busley as Maria,
'and Lawson Butt as Oral no.
Louis Nethersole tells the following con
vernation between a child and Its parents;
. -"Papa, I saw a play."
"What was the nama of It?"
"Uncle Tom's Bungalow."
"Doesn't she mean cabin?" Inquired the
father, appealing to his wife.
"Ot course not, Charles. What does our
aristocratic child know of cabins?"
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Has Landed Another Scoop
OEOROE KLEINE Presents
fcJlNTHOSV NQVELLl In JWI.IUS CABSAR.
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8 1034 JIAItKKT STHKKT
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
November 24 and S5
Hlsnteen month of labor, a fortune In
money, go to make thin production rn
greater than Quo vadls.
40TH AND MARKET ST&
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i':.,ihi ri.iivchiDia First Run Pictures
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IN WAR AGAINST
THE WHITE PLAGUE'
Thos. A. Edison Joins Cru
sade in Sending Out Pho
toplay Shownig Menace to
Thomas A. Edison has lent lits nld In
tho anti-tuberculosis fight which, undor
tho dlrectldn of the NatU-nnI Association
fo,' the Study and Prevention ot Tubcr
cu.osls, has been for Botno time pant a
cctmtry-wldo contest. Mr. Edison lms
Deflated In tho preparation of n motion
jilcturo ptay which deals with tho prob
lem of tuberculosis In children. A climax
In tho nim tragedy shows a broken, In
reeled cmployo gloating over his em
ployer because the latlor'a two children
have been found to be victims of the In
nanllary conditions which the employer
refused to correct.
The plot of the picture, which Is en
titled "Tho Temple of Moloch," Is lnld
I.J a small village, tho chief Industries
of which aro tome potteries, owned by
Harrison L'ratt. Ho also owns a group
of dilapidated tenements, In which most
of his employes live. Doctor Jordan,
Health omcor of tho village, finds that
Insanitary working conditions In the
Pratt potteries, together with the un
healthy stnto of tho tenement homes of
the workmen, have to do with the spread
of tuberculosis. Pratt tells him It Is no
use to try to do anything In tho matter.
THD LOVn INTBIICST.
Doctor Jordan has fallen In love with
Elolso, the dauchter of Harrison Trait,
and sho has become Interested In his
wotk, particularly that at tho proven
toilum for children from tuberculous
families. Threo times Jordan appeals to
Pratt nod each tlmo ho Is rebuffed.
Finally, ho exposes conditions ho has
discovered through articles In the nows
papers, In which ho calls tho Pratt pot
teries nnd tenements n modern "Temple
of Moloch," In that they feed young chil
dren to the Clod of dreed. When Elolso,
w ,o itjiiuiuiiL ui cuiiumuim in me itiu-
Mi tory, sees the paper sho Immediately ro-
bbius wnai sno cousiucrs nn insun to ner
father, nnd returns her engagement ring
to Doctor Jordan.
Later, Pratt's daughter and son aro
found to have tuberculosis. When Erie
ffwanson. a former employe of Pratt's,
who had been discharged because ho had
contracted "potter's rot" In the mills, and
was no longer able to work, hears of It,
he exults over tho calamity, which ho
views ns a sort of personal vengeance.
Ho musters all of his strength, and steals
away to tho Pratt home, where Elolso
nnd her brother aro taking tho euro for
tuberculosis on tho porch, and thcro de
nounces Pratt, telling1 li'm that his son
and daughter wore originally Infected ns
young children by Com Swanson. when
she served as lrurscglrl for tho Pratts
several years before. So struck Is Pratt
by this denunciation nnd tho graphic
story of Swanson, which Is nfnrmcd by
Doctor Jordan, that he decides to clean
up conditions In his potteries nnd tene
ments at once.
The story ends with a Christmas scene,
in which tho engagement ring Is ro
turncd to Klotse, nnd Doctor Jordan re
ceives a liberal check for tho employment
of visiting nurses, tho establishment of
open-air schools, nnd other antituber
culosis agencies In tho town.
About 300 Junior and senior engineering
students of the University of Pennsylva
nia listened to a lecture on asphalt last
week by Daniel T. Pierce, executive as
sistant of the General Asphalt Company.
Motion pictures wero used to show the
Trinidad nnd Bermudez asphalt lakes and
mining nnd refining of asphalt In the
tropics. Other pictures Illustrated each
step In the construction of streets and
roadways. These reels constitute a com
plete course of visual Instruction In bi
tuminous highway building.
Mr. Pierce described tho formation of
asphalt. Its chemical characteristics and
the various ways In which It Is used In
the construction of highways. Since 1S70,
when tho nrst asphalt street was built,
MO,CO0.Hw suare yards of this kind df pave
ment havo been laid, in addition to sev
eral thousand miles of asphaltlc hlghVays
thht have been built since the good-roads
movement started In earnest four or five
Thousands of girls from all parts of
the country havo entered the Essanay
contest for the most beautiful telephone
operator In America. Tho Essanay Com
pany has made n nation-wide search for
the mctit beautiful operator, who will ap
pear In u photodrama entitled "The
Tho winner of tho contest will be paid
$100 for her services and her expenses
to Chicago and back, together with that
of her mother, father or guardian. Girls
In ths contest must be 18 years of age,
unmarried and, living with parents or
relatives. They must never havo appear
ed as a professional beauty either on the
screen or the legitimate stage. They must
be employed'elther in a public or .private
exchange, but cannot be a chief operator.
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MARGUERITE HERTZ Little Theatre.
ADKt.rm "A Talr of Sixes" by ttlwari)
Pcple. A drainntle full hand In tho flush nf
ucct. 'with three Jokers Hale Hamilton,
Halph tier and Maud i:burn.
I)llOAI-"Tho Prodlital lluubnnd." by Darlo
Klcodcnil nnd Michael Morton, starring John
Drew. Review below.
FORREST "Tho Pueen of tho Movies," musi
cal comedy, with Mny Do Bourn. Revlaw
OAllfltCK "Pntaih and rerlmiitter," dramat
Itatlnn of Montague dlais' famous itorlef.
KKITirfl Kddle Fnv and tho fleven Little
Koyss WIIU Holt Wakefield In a repertoire
of new Bongj and diversified hill,
LITTLK TIIHATRC "Hlndle -Vake," by
Stanley Kouehton, Klrat production In this
rlty of play which created a rensatlon In
Ijinrlon, A tlrl, hmlnir been compromised,
refuses to ninrry, thus chnllenalnic tho old
codo ond nssertfna; the Independence of the
new feminism. Splendidly acted.
LYRIC "ltl(th Jinks," musical comedy, llh
book by Otto lluuerbach and music by Ru
dolf Krlml, starting Stella Mayhew. Itetlew
WALNUT-, Return of that popular favorite.
The Old Homestead." by Denman Thomp
Mn. Reilow below.
EXIT REALISM, ENTER ROMANCE
The period of sordid realism lias passed
both In books and the drama. There Is
no uncertainty whatever In tho attitude
of the public as to what it wants, and
does nn't want. In fiction and plays. Novels
ot a crass materialistic type, detailing
the minutiae of unlovely or questionable
lives no longer stand a chnnco of sales,
while, a few years ago, they dominated
the list of tho six best sellers. Public
disapproval was still moro mnnlfest
when a half.dojen or more yclept "Boclal
problem" dramas wero put on the stage
last season. They failed.
In n recent statement Oliver Morosco
declared that the romantic drama was
"curnlng back." Mr. Morosco said
further that he Is eagerly looking for ro
mantic, colorful plays, and will devote
his nttcntlon to this class of productions.
Already Mr. Morosco has acquired a cos
tumo play, "Tho night of tho Seigneur."
by Thomas Broadhurst; "Lady Eileen,"
by Geraldlne Bonnor and Hutcheson
Boyd; "Brcnda of tho Woods." by
Thomas Barry, and "The Lady of the
Sonnets," by Edgnr Allen Woolf 'and
George Sylvester Vlercck, a drama deal
ing with Shakespcare'H love for a mys
terious girl who played boy parts In tho
The manager of a big publishing house
In New York declared last spring
that he could forecast public taste
fur fiction by tho chnracter of plays
that win success. At that time
Percy Mackay's "A Thousand Years
Ago" literally n poem put upon the
stage was drawing crowded houses.
The tide of taste had turned. At the
present time the productions In New
York substantiate Mr. Uorosco's asser
tion. "The Miracle Man," George M,
The C. KlIwooU Carpenter School, 11J3 Cheit
nut at. Experienced Instructors. Teach the
vary latest steps dally from 10 a. m Hranchea
avirywhere. Telephone. Filbert I07,
WANT TO VOUll YOUR OWN CLASS
sr take a Strictly private Lesson Consult
Arm-llrust. Chestnut St., 1113.
6PEC1AUBT In up-to-the-minute d-aces.
Cohan's latest success, doals with tho ro
mantic character of a modern prophet.
Bclasco's "Phantom nival" Is n drama
tized dream. Among other plays with
the romantic quality rrcdomlnntlng are
Edward Knoblauch's "My Lady's Dress"
nnd Cyril Hnrcourt's "A Pair of SHU
Stockings.' Tonight Edward Sheldon's
nowest play "Tho Garden of Paradise,"
will have Its New York premiere. This Is
n nl'antnsy based on n Hans Christian
Andersen fairy tale. Tho hcrolno Is a
Tho chnngo In taste is healthy. Tho
appeal of romanco Is ctornnl, nnd ono's
translation from the drab routine of life
by the medium of a glowing novel of love
and tingling adventuro or a dramatic
pageant Is better than being obsessed,
nnd oppressed, by tho realism Hint putB
the magnifying glass on tho common
place or morbid. Tho distinction drawn
Is marked by two such novelists as Zola
nnd Annlol France, the first of whom
saw only tho ugly, while tho other bccs
romance and beauty In most humblo
things: It Is demonstrated by two
such dramatists as Ibsen and Brlcux.
Ibsen could take a facet of most
ordinary llfo and put It on the
stage, .tut bring forth, because ho
had the spiritual vision, the wonder, the
romance, the tragedy of It. For, bo It
remembered, romonco Is not associated
onl with princesses and palaces; the
most charming, most appealing, may be
tho simplest. Nor Is It to be found only
In the past. This should be held In mind
by our young native dramatists.
HOSPITAL FUND NOW $30,000
The Provldcnco General Hospital Cam
paign Committee reports that contribu
tions Tinvo passed the $30,000 mark. Tho
workers havo organized themselves Into
a permanent association called the Provl
dcnco acncrnl Hospital Campaign Asso
clatlrn, which will continue to work until
the amount needed for the hospital Is
The next rally dinner of the nssoclatlon
,wlll bo held nt the Germantown Cricket
Club next Friday.
The Delights of Getting Well i
You can combine tha enloiments ot a IJ
magnificent resort hotel with ALL the
TREATMENTS riven at Alx, Vichy,
Karlsbad, Nauheim, or Harrogate at
Old Point Comfort
CEO. F. AD A1IS. Mir., Fortr.u Mesne, Va.
HPir dffi.Z' w.JSS?TBrrn
i Al LAN I u. -: w.t. i
rrnvldes a charm of comfort and
case amidst characteristic environ
ment that has established It aa as
Ideal seashore home.
Directly on tha ocean front.
WALTER .7. IHJZBY.
of the ancient
has been revealed !
is cqmjng-a girl whose keen
wit anci' dazzling beauty
have mad'e her the most
talked of girl in America.
Store Opens 8:30 A. M.
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Store Closes SiSO P. 21.
hriadelpliia at Wanamaker'
That Old Gross Roads Country
where the boys gathered after school to watch the
brawny smithy mafrc the horse-shoes, taught us
boys many unforgettable lessons.
One of them is that a certain degree of heat is
necessary to convert a piece of hard metal into a
Just so is it true that we have to warm up to
get knowledge, and to use that knowledge we must
set about learning the
Alphabet of Experience
Chance and luck arc poor to steer a business
This Store is what it is through being "hot foot"
after the best goods, steered by iif ty-three years of
experience and closely applying ourselves every
day to patiently and persistently benefiting our
customers by living in the everybody School of
No good merchant is ever through with his
November 23, 191$
rHE 16th, 17th and 1 8th century tapestries In the
treasure corner on the Fifth Floor, Chestnut,
and. in other parts of the Store notably above the
Chestnut Street elevators are all for sale. They
are pieces of peculiar beauty and of great value in
the decoration of stately town or country houses.
Thanksgiving Specials in
the Young Women's Store
All these garments are very new, in late Winter
fashions, were made just to our order and are wonderfully
good looking for their prices.
Velveteen suits at S30 Copied from an expensive
French suit, trimmed with skunk opossum and finished with
a smart little bow in back.
Corduroy suits at $30 Fine corduroy, lustrous and
rich looking, made in two good models and finished with
Velveteen suits at $25 Smart short jackets, new
style skirts ; fur trimmed.
Broadcloth suits at $23.50 Glossy, fine broadcloth,
trimmed with skunk opossum, lined with satin to har
monize; yoke style skirts.
Velveteen suits at $17?50 Two models; fur trimmed
and well made.
Velveteen coats at $25 and Corduroy coats at $20
Made in three different styles, satin lined and finished with
generous collars of beaver, skunk opossum, genet or chin
chilla squirrel. Suitable for afternoon or evening wear.
Morning and afternoon dresses reduced Cloth or silk,
new styles and colors ; many charming models, $5 to $20.
Charming little evening dresses Delightful little af
fairs of satin, crepe de chine, chiffon and. other fabrics' in
exquisite shades, $13.50 to $65 each.
All the garments in 14 to 20 year sizes.
(Second Floor, Chestnut)
The Daintiest Lace Blouses
Made Over Pale Pink
Just imagine cream-colored shadow lace, very fine and
delicate, over the most exquisite tint of pale pink chiffon
with a deep corsage of pink silk.
There are two very new styles like this. One has three
quarter sleeves and a lace fichu front and is $5.50, and the
other has long sleeves and an edging of imitation Venise lace
Both have open-neck collars which are high in the hack.
' (Third Floor, Central)
Cold Weather Essentials
In Women's Wear
Sweaters of many kinds and all the desirable colors
from $3.75 to $28,50.
Warm eiderdown bath robes, $3.85 to $13,50, and blan
ket robes, $8.85 to $10.50.
Flannelette nightgowns, all white or white with colored
Stripes, 50C to $1.50. (T,rd Floor, Central)
Imported Winter Suitings
Are Now Only $1.50
Shortened quantities and broken color assortment is
the wand that has transformed the prices from three times
this amount and more, which is what they have sold for in
our own stock.
They are very handsome wool brocades, some with a
glint of silk in the weave, boucle effects and raised diagonal
Striped SUitingS. (Flr.t Floor, Chestnut)
Answering the Call for More
wo have brought in several new bales which go on sale
tomorrow on tha Main Floor,
Nothing better could be said of them than that they
are as good at their prices as the hundreds and hundreds of
pieaes that have gone out of this store for some weeks pasti
and which nave created the greatest demand we have eyer
known for Oriental rugs at this time.
The new bales now ready are Cabistans and Shiryans,
8x4 and 3x5, at $15.75, $18.50 and $23.40 each.
, Beluchistans, 2.6x4.6, $10.85 to $17.50 each,
(Main Floor, Chestnut)
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Thanksgiving Special in
the Men 's Clothing Store
250 Fine Business Suits Tomor
row at $23.50 Each
These suits were made to our order. They are nobody's
left-overs and nobody's bargain lot.
On every one of them there is a saving of at least $7.50
and on many of them larger.
It is an occasion such as comes but twice a year once
in the Spring and once in the Fall.
The reason is that a great manufacturer owes it to us
as a business obligation, at the end of each making season,
to let us take our pick of all his "ends" of material and make
them up for us at low special prices.
The materials are the finest wools in the ready-to-wear
market. The tailoring is of the highest order. The fashions
are fill absolutely new and in excellent taste.
Many stores advertise many sales of clothing. We have
very few in our Men's' Clothing Store but when one Wee
this comes along it is well worth talcing advantage of
(First Floor, Market)
The Best Piece of Furniture for
the Price in America Today
The "Martha Washington" Sewing Table $12
Made in the famous Cowan Cabinet Works and sold
only in Philadelphia through the Wanamaker store.
It is of solid mahogany throughout, and in every way
an exact duplicate of the original Cowan sewing table which
sold for a little more than twice the price of this one.
From the way in which these are selling, early selection
is advisable. (Firth Floor)
Redleaf London Gloves
Warm Winter gloves, made in London, just for the Wana
maker Store, and in exclusivo styles to be found only at
Soft, fine furs, warm fleece and Angora are tho linings, and
the gloves themselves are made of fine skins.
Tan or black glace gloves lined with fleece are 51.50 pair.
Glace gloves, with strap wrist and fur top, in tan or black,
are $2.50 pair; or you may choose black glace with fur-lined
Cape gauntlets, with strap wrist to keep out the air and
rabbit fur to keep the hands warm, come in gray and are
Soft cuff gauntlets of tan or gray suedo buck, with otter
top and rabbit lining, are $5 pair; and suede buck with 2 clasps
and squirrel lining are $5.
Other soft cuff gauntlets of suede buck, with strap wrist
and squirrel lining, are $7.50 pair.
(Main Floor, Chestnut)
To Thanksgiving Travelers
interested in luggage we suggest two specials a woman's
lightweight bag of long-grain cowhide for $5 and a cowhide
covered "family suitcase" uncommonly deep for the same
Both are much better than their prices and are fair
delegates fron a number of other specials.
, (Slnln Flour, Chestnut)
Linen Cluny Laces
, ( Special at 10c a yard
TJiejr ace maohine made and of strong linen thread and
are frem 14 to 8 inehee wide. oisin Floor, citron
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