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EVENING- liEBGEU PHILADELPHIA, TUlSSDAV. JANUARY 18,' 1916.
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BSKTHA,THEBMlJTIFUL
OOAK MODEL, REFORMS
Owen Davis Heroines and Vil
liana No Longer; so tfurfc White
and Dedp Black In "Sinners'"
BmNXRS. A drama In, four act,by Cnwn
vSr.j MmnJtement William A. Brady, Ltd.
jKaiTW5fth.v;,: :.....; ...h. e. Humphrey
JM (MrDald,." .;" Warren Munsell
SottorJBmpson. Georro Mncgunrrl;
Marjr Horton.... Helen MacKailar
Mrs. lforton I v.-JI'V,ASalr
fllda Newton!...,. oK3eTv.lKfJ5
tlaiSV:f,.Y.i.:.:,, ... ..Frances Mcl-eoil
Aet If-Hlfda Newton's apartment. New ,J01'J;
-Hllaa wewion fl nparimeni. .lew ,uVj
. Three wKs later. Act III Samo an Act
It. Iair )in hour later Act IVExterlor of
Irs. Morton's cottage. Five minutes later.
Even melodrama can reform. It has
lono It splendidly In a good many pretty1
bad cases since "Within the Law" and
It looks as If It Intended to keep tho
pledge on most occasions. But "Sinners,"
which came to the Adelphl last night. Is
a llttlo wobbly In Its resolution. It
doesn't pull any sliootln' Irons , or tie
heroines on tho railroad track But for
all Its rlso In the social scale, tho drnrriaf
of Owen Davis still smells of tho study
larnn under whoso eliding beams "Bertha,
tho Beautiful Cloak Model," and Other
Davlslah plays took sentimental shnpe.
Of course, peoplo aren't so onc-sldod
as they used to bo. Not oven villains.
That's Progress. Such onetime sinks of
inqulty as "mistresses" nnd their men
"develop human qualities. Occasionally
thoy try to savo some poor child from
Primrose Alley with tho words, "Sho
happens to bo straight That's all." Hero
ines aren't quite so utterly heroic. They
occasionally embrace the cocktail with
gladness after tho usual period of six.
weeks In -which a lass from tho country
finds It impossible to get employment In
the great city. Young men who "lovo
the opon spaces" In the nocklos and Times
Square aro developing qualms about ns
ulstlng at tho toboggan launching.
But mothers, back in Great Falls, still
get threatening sicknesses at tho proper
momenta to drag heroines back out of
tho Jaws of Nineveh. Towns nro still
foul: tho country still fal.-. And sancti
monious country lovers still turn out Just
tho samo narrow-minded villains as of
old.
Now, no one wants to deny that It Is
better o take our villainy nnd heroism In
mixed doses. No one can object to get
ting a llttlo sophisticated "Broadway"
humor Into tho problem. No one minds
glvlngtho'sawmlll nnd the railroad track
a rest. But, If melodrama Is going to
reform o few rungs. It Isn't at nil unfair
to 'ask whether wo really want "prob
lems"1 Instead Of murder, sin and heroines,
If they aro going- to bo handled Just as
sentimentally and with just as llttlo
knowledge; of bitter-sweet reality ns when
Bertha draped cloaks upon her threat
ened person. Gray heroes nnd grny vil
lains nro better than tho whtto and black
variety; but do wo care to And ourselves
taking" seriously oven from an emotional
anglenil tho rild tommyrOtten senti
mentality and sloppy thinking?
If wo do, we like "Sinners." And, In
tho other case, we get ourselves accused
of taking things seriously that even a
high-brow 'ought to dodge.
In New Tork "Sinners" was acted by
.Robert Edoson. Charles Illchmnn, Emma
Dqnn, Allco Brady, Florenco Nash, four
others nnd Frances McLeod. In Phila
delphia '"Sinners" Is acted by nlno others
nnd Frances: McLcod. Tho dlderenco it
not qulto so great as It seems. Tho
Adelphl Is charging' only I1.S0 for seats
down front: Jenn Adair has learned every
Intonation of Miss Dunn, Gladys Webster
acta like Charlotte Greenwood and Helen
McKcJlnr like .Julia Dean: Hay ward Glnn
could teach William Gillette a lot about
"the Illusion of tho first time," and
Frances McLeod says some May Vokes
'lines so well- that sho sets the- only
"hand" In Jho cast. K. M.
Theatrical Jottings
At least one now Viennese operetta Is
due here, thanks to Andreas' Dippel. On
January 31, the Forrest will show his
production of "Princess Trn La La." It
Is adapted from "Hohelt Tantz Walzer,"
a three-hundred night succqs In Vienna.
The score Is by Leo Ascher, the English
book by Matt Woodward. Thereafter
comes "The Follies."
"Twin Beds," Margaret Mayo'a amus
ing farce. Is at last In sight. It Is duo
at the Oarrlck January 31, with Hay
Cox, J;ohn "Westlcy, .".Inna Curzpn, Leo
Carrlllo. Alice John, Earlo Boothe and
Zalna Seymour.
Last night saw three new plays. Next
Monday Philadelphia must content Itself
With one, "Pollyana," and gain consola
tion from) the fact that "all the original
cast" will be an actual fact In tho case
of this .comedy, which has not yet
reached New York. And that enst In
cludes Kelcey and Shannon, Patricia Col
lyngo and Percy Merlvale, so delightful
last ?cason as the professor In "Pyg
malion." .
FIsko O'Hara Is to return to the Walnut
shortly In "Kilkenny," a play by Augus
tus Pltou', Sr., dealing, needless to say,
with Irish fe.
When Harry Lauder eomes back to tho
Lyric Theatre on February U for a
one-week engagement, he will Introduce
as usual a repertoire of Scotch songs.,
Guy Ba(,es Post, In "Omar, the Tentma
ker," .Is announced as one of the early-attractions
at Ihe Adelphl Theatre, while
"Katlnka," "The Blue Paradise" and
"Very Qood Eddie," are among pie mus
ical prospects of tho current season at
tho Lyrfu Theatre.
In hfe opening South American travel
talk at the Academy of Music. Friday
evening and Saturday afternoon, January
21 and, 21. Mr. Newman will portray In his
usual graphic maner, the Incomparable
tropical beauty of Brarll, the largest of
the Latin-American republics. Much val
uable data in connection with the com
mercial' opportunities,! n Brazil will be of
fered fqr; the information or interested,
business men. Mr, Newman's course will
also Include "Argentina," "Chili,"
"Peru" and "Bolivia."
Winter Garden Show
Has Second Blooming
Apart from a slight change In costum
ing, made necessary by local laws, and
from tn substitution of "Manayunk" for
"Harlem" In the chief laugh-getters. -the
Winter Garden Bevue, known officially
as' ThS Pttsaing Show of 1915," doesn't
auKer In the least by transplanting to the
Lyrlo Theatre. There was a time when
K Ml said, "They call it the Passing
fcew. Let It pass I" Nowadays you can't
1st it pass without some paragraphs of
Twttyrflve musical numbers and George
Monroe (minus Harry Fisher), a skit on
tb movlea and a sonar about them, both
good, a revue of some of the bits of
last year and a copious Injection of plot
a la "experience." and a chorus so mag
jUflcwit' la number that It has to he
Iaw4 mysteriously under the following
1muK divisions; Show girls, mediums,
44crs, boys; it scenes, of which one is
beautiful, aeroplane and Bernard Shaw's
Km, ciamleal .dancing and plentiful clta
ffctaa at Yiddish, three, spotlights and a
runway, WUUe and Eugene Howard, a
gjittt Xaxilmn Miller and two "pre
iuv .daaseuae" are a few of the features
r the show. Most of these are attrac
tive. Count ' a took which, dlsapponted
Uiua iho came to fcj shocked, but whica
tw iarjey ktiMr o t etlse of thj
u, 3oi net- socttci Mat pir. itourog
u j ' iJ4i utf at ,jrH' 44 ti-. me-
etui at the Ahow Is to be taken for
granted.
Tou can tdko for fernntfd nlno, nn n,rmi'
In tlrrto In aplto of the length of th
prosxam. Tho strenuous Daphne foliar
and tho directed faluousnets nnd unctuous
Imnllcltv of th vounorer Howard, the
dry humors of John T. Murray and tho
datidntf of Milter nhd-Mftckv nil Inwhero
tho burlesqulnfr of plays Begins to be too
cdrifdsed td be Interesting.
Of mil tho take-Arts, tnoso on "Trilby"
and "Andfoclts" w6re the moat amusing,
and tho honors fell to Willie Howartt In
both cases. And of courso thero are
lights nnd colors and a Rencral sense of
snap and go, the donnrlght refusal to bo
quiet at any moment, In music or In
dancing or In talking or In singing, tho
continuous display of energy and backs
all of which run Into tho blur of 'a grand
tlmA" nl thft Mid.
The "I'asslng Show" has been n sue-
cms nnu win do pne ncre, luuuoiji um
mm is no rcnuon. wny n. icw wvu-intuu-
tloncd reservations should not bo made
about It. Why, for Instance, wasn't a
little Intelligence used In arranging tho
costumes, which are many, nnd gay, and
entirely without taste, being appropriate
neither to setting nor to Individual? Why
does tho professional chorus girl type of
beauty prevail so lnslstently7 Why Is
tho whole thing keyed to tho last possible
degree of loudness nnd kept at that key
all through the evening? No changes In
these things would make tho show at tho
Lyric a more smashing success, but they
would ndd something to the enjoyment of
those who look for something a llttlo
more artistic: than the revue of 10 years
ago.
Be that as It may. to revert to Mr.
Monroe, who Is beyond criticism, tho
audience, oven that part of It which
mndo these rescrvntlorts, enjoyed Itself
much last night. And thoso who wero
worried some months ngo nt the decline In
sterling found consolation. G. V, S.
The "Great Eltinge"
Has Big Wardrobe
Fqmalo Impersonators aro billed usually
as the Great This or tho Great That
by a convention of tho trndo or art or
profession or whatever It Is they practice,
Just as all acrobats of a certain degree
of audacity nro billed as Dnredovll Dick
or Tom. Thus tho Great Shaw, the Groat
Hall and other Valkyries In the Valhalla
of female Impersonation.
Tim, too, the Great Eltinge, ns ho
modestly falls to bill himself. By nil
tokens ho is tho greatest of them all,
nnd ho proved Ills supremacy last night
nt tho Forrest In "Cousin Lucy," a now
comedy with music In thrcn acts; book
by Chnrlcs Klein; music by Jerome Kern
and Ted Ward; staged by Ilobcrt Milton;
lyrics by Ed. Gtossmlth.
Popularity which summons a large
audience, half feminine, both of tho
Innocent and tho sophisticated, ample
physical endowment that permits allur
ing suggestion of lingerie or frnnk
anatomical exposition of a sort that Is
fnmlllar at the opera and hence, pre
sumably. In good taste on tho stage; a
faculty for walking almost llko a woman,
even when In trousers, nnd nn ability to
make his peculiarly hothouse type of
entertainment less offensive than it might
easily become In less adroit handling
these are tho outward traits which mark
what Is called a Julian Eltinge show.
This analysis docs not need to go Into
ethics or psychopathy, but essentially
(It seems to one writer) tho typo of
entertainment Is unwholesome as well
as (again bo It understood, to one writer)
borcsome on account of Its underlying
Implications nnd Its constant reliance on
words, and acts "a deux cntents." On
tho other hand, there U vietuniii- nnn
of the ginger or paprika advertised ns
putting "pep" in tho average revue":
there Is never lewdness and seldom sug
gostlveness. a great tieal more "pep" nnd maybo a
dash of nllsplco and a pinch of mustard
might very well reason "Couiln Lucy."
Its three nets have very little laughter
In them, either of lines or situation, ex
cept, of course, the Incongruities conse
quent on tho "big situation." nn nthlotlc
young man disguised in the skirts of a.
mouiste. let probably tho absence of
plot and humor is advised: why should
tho "framo" for Mr. Eltinge be more
elaborate than the living pictures of cloak
models which Mr. Eltinge presents.
"Cousin Lucy" Is no such ornate, nurc
ato frame; It Is n very plain framo In
deed. But the Great Elttngo Is greatly
otherwise. Ho is more than a Illy of
tho field, unless It bo one of those now
rare and gorgeous specimens of lllium
nuratum maculatum. Liko these. It may
bo said of him that ho tolls not, neither
does he spin; nlso he nets not, neither
docs ho sing. But ho Is arrnyed in radi
ant raiment. In one gown ho was a Illy
of the valley. In another a pink pond
Illy; In yet another a tiger Illy, and doubt
less a book on botany would dlscovor
iloral counterparts for the other dozen
frocks, gowns, robes nnd wraps he wore.
As a fashion show tho piece fascinated,
for the rather homely looking .Uorus
compensated for lack of looks with fre
quent changes of wonderful costumes.
Thero is, of course, absolutely no Illu
sion In M". Eltlngo's entertainment; but
the mar -e -ns Doctor Johnson said of
women preaching or dogs walking a wire
Is not that he does his stunt convinc
ingly, but that ho Is able to do It at
all. Whiu e does he docs very Well,
but so blended have become tho elements
of his personation that when he Is a
girl i 's apparent that It Is only a male
In masquerade, and when he Is a ,man in
his tqte one feels a senso of femininity
In pose, posture and gesture.
Of his present company mention Is due
the delightful butler of Dallas AVelford,
famous as "Mr. Hopklnson": tho loud
spoken and outspoken adventuress of
Harriet Burt, a genuine characterization,
and the too-stout devotee of the modes of
Mrs. Stuart Hobson. W. It. M.
"A Fool" at the Walnut Again
It takes no very expert cast to get the
best out of Porter Emerson Browne's
melodrama, "A Fool There Was," which
returned to the Walnut once more last
night. And so the competent players now
assembled can get hardly their due. But
they can be satisfied at least with tho
knowledge that the public, which likes
Mr, Browne's play about the vampire, will
go on liking it almost as many seasons
as "Ben-Hur" endured.
It appeals very directly to a certain type
of playgoer who likes his drama "hot i'
the mouth" and who doesn't question
some of the things Mr, Browne observes
or take them too seriously either. The
ruin of the prosperous man by his "light
o' love" and her rnaddening pursuit of
him are things that no audience outside
the very sophisticated are going to cavil
at. It's Just plain enjoyment for a good
many seasons' audiences.
"Natural Law" at Knickerbocker
'The Natural Law" has proved so pop
ular at the Knickerbocker that the resi
dent players are continuing this attrac
tion for another week. Last night the
actors gave a splendid performance, hav
ing U19 advantage of all last week's pro
duction by way of extra rehearsal. ;
Vaudeville
Keith's.
Imagine a lqcomotlvo racing through
a forest of flames; picture Immense trees
toppling over here and there; add to
this the clanging- bell whose mute appeal
is like a call of despair echoing oyer a
desert; crowning all U a rising red
moon. Its very color typifying; sympathy
with the ruin upc-n whjch It gazea this
is the finale of "The Forest Fire" which
blazed a trail to undoubted success last
night at Keith's. It's melodrama, to be
sure, but it's the good, healthy kind
that makes the blood tingle and awakens
enthusiasm. The apptause and curtain
calls which greeted Langdon McCorinlck'a
offering last night proved that the people
want to be thrilled. True, it'a a very
plain story which hearkens back some
what to other days, but it la of gripping
Interest. It serves to show the extremes
which a conscienceless man will resort
to In order to make a trusting brother
suffer or hi Crime,
SB Arama. Is prsititci i tbrea scenes
by a very capablo cast In which Frank
H. Lnllue, Sylvia Bldwell, Edwin Brandt,
Browne. Bushe and ftedrtcld Clarke ap
peor to advontage with many others.
Emma CarUs. much slimmer but lust
ns frolicsome, sang and fussed around
with Noel Stuart Incldenlnlly Mlsi
Gurus elves nromlse of becomlncr a first.
L class, ftcrobht. Her partner! sh&ted large- ;
ty in mo gopu results earned Dy me act.
Walter De Leon arid Muggins- Davids J
fittcrffln la n. cHrll Yorn th nhnltitiM lilt '
I'.of the bltf with their lltlrlosquo movies.
Thls.llvwy pair stopped tho show and In- I
cldentally proved themselves to be all
around artists. But Miss Dnvles can lm- .
prove the act by dropping that first name
"Muggins."
Tho bill also Included Frederick V,
Bowers & Co., who lnndcd well with any
number of songs, suits nnd drops; Lynne
Overman A Co., a former stock favorite,
who scored In tho sketch "Tho Highest
Bidder"; Mlgnon, tho mimic; Jack All- j
man ana sam Dody and Kelt and uu
mont. NIXON-GRAND.;
Will Oakland.- one of the' best-known
land mo'st populnr of tho "two-a-day"
singers, features tho bill this week at
Nixon Grand In a musical sketch, "A
Night at tho Club," In which ho Is as
sisted by five sterling vocalists. Mr. Oak
land hits played all the big houses In the
Enst, nnd tho patrons of Manager Wegc
farth's houso showed their appreciation
of tho strong bill by crowding tho houso
twice yesterday.
Brndna and Derrick, with their three
trained horses, carried off second honors
on tho bill. Qulnn nnd Lafferty proved
clover dancors, their burlesque on modern
dances drawing forth great applauso from
tho nudlcnce. Other nets on tho bill nro
Gllson and DcMott, Wobb and BUrns nnd
Kuna, the Japanese contortionist
GLOBE.
Two Philadelphia acts, both unusually
clever, deservedly carry off tho honors
this week at tho Globo. One of them Is
Dottt Claire, with her Petticoat Minstrels,
or tho Nino Minstrel Maids, all of whom
nro Phlladelphlans. But their net last
night got its npplauso from its merits,
nnd not becauso the actresses wero "na
tives." Al White's "Kldland," tho other Phila
delphia offering, was one of tho clovercst
Juvenllo sketches that has been nt the
Globo this season. White has no rival for
digging; up young actors and welding them
together until their work Is Just ns pol
ished as tho older favorites. Other acts
on the bill wero "Tho Junglo Man," Green,
McHcnry and Dcnn, Eduards Brothers,
Jack and Annlo Bowcn and Edmund
Hayes.
NIXON,
"Wlllant," tho mnn who grows, proved
It last night at the Nixon by growing to
various sizes at will. His quick growth
seemed natural, too, and ho allowed spec
tators to examine him In order that they
might be coninccd. 'that thero was no
elevating appaiatus concealed about him.
Other attractive nets included the
sketch "To Iteno nnd Heturir," Fok and
Mayo, In witty talk nnd snappy Bongs;
Wood, Melville and Phillips, with n num
ber of lilting melodies, the Gordon High
landers in Scotch songs nnd dnnces, nnd
tho Bollmonts In thrilling acrobatic
stunts.
Thero wero a number of pleasant sur
prises In tho pictures.
CROSS KEYS.
Ono was inclined to forget the chilly
ntmosphero outside nt the Cross Keys
last night while witnessing the tricks
of tho Diving Beauties. They disported
themselves In a tank which was placed
amid a plctuiesque woodland scene.
In addition to being accomplished shim
mers, tho fair divers proved themselves
to bo clover acrobats and received ubund-
ant applause for their efforts.
Other acts which contributed to tho
success of the bill were Currnn and Mack,
in "The Italian und the Boss"; Walter
Jones and Company, In an interesting
sketch, Delmore and Lee, who performed
thrilling feats on revolving ladders; Jar
row, the magician, nnd Ollvo Briscoe, a
magnetic comedienne.
Theatrical Baedeker
PLAYS.
ADni.riII "Sinners," a play In four ncta by
Onen DayIh. of tho usual melodramlc tyr'.
A man whoae life In one of northleseness Is
made to realize It through Iho womun ho
considers htH prey.
LYIIIC "Passing- Show of 1015," nlth Oeorito
Monroe nnd Mirlbnn Miller A Winter Gar
den Mhou of tho usual upe, ulth girls, run
way, music and costumes In lame quantities,
plus some excellent burlesquo on current
shows.
FOHP.EST "Cousin Lucy," with Julian DI
tlncti. A musical comedy uf tho Cltlngo tpe.
with plenty of opponunttv for tho star to
appear in his rcmarkublo Konns. Music
and plot thrown In.
aAIUIICK "On Trial." with Frederick Perry
and a good cast. An exciting story of crime,
written backward In thd form of a trial.
.Novel and entertaining.
DHOAD "The Chief." with John Drew "and
1-aur.i Hope Crows. An elegant three-pleco
rcady-mado; a llttlo snuir, but quite charm
ing. at poruLAit prices.
WALNUT "A Fool There 'Was." n problem
play by Porter Emerson Browne, from Kip
line's The Vnmplre."
PHOTOPLAYS.
CJiESTrarr street opeiia nousn-"Th
Fourth Estate." a new Fox illm of nows
paper life, with Clifford liruce and Uuth
liUlr.
STANLEY Wednesday. "My Ijiily Incog,"
with Hazel Dawn; Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, "Tho Tongues of Men." with Con
stanco Collier.
AHCADIA Wednesday, "Tho Wood Nymph."
with Marie Doro, a Griffith supervised pro.
auction, and "ilecause He loed Her" with
Sam llernard. a Ke stone. Thursday. Friday
and Saturday, "Tho Oreen Swan," with
liessle llirrlscale and Ttruce Mcitca, and "A
Modern Enoch Arden," with Joo Jackson,
n Kevstone.
ItEGENT Wednesday and Thursday. "Tho
laire of Heart's Desire," from it. W. Ser
vice's voem. "The fipell of the Yukon." with
Kdmond llreese: Friday and Saturday, "The
Loe Trail." with Acnes niynne.
PALACE All week, "The Temptation." with
Qeraldlne Farrar. A story of an episode In a
ima'i life, excellently produced by Cecil do
Mllle.
VAUDEVILLE.
KEITH'S "Tho Forest Fire." an English
melodrama: Hmma Carus, comedienne; Fred
erlck V. liowers. In a song retue: Lvnne
Oierman, in '"i ae Highest Wilder": Do Leon
and Dalies, in "Uurlesque Movies"; Allmun
and Dody, Mlgnon impersonators; Kert and
D Mont, in "College Nonsense."
OltAND "A Night at the Club." nradna and
Derrick; Uulnn und Lafferty, circus riders;
Gibson and DeMott, comedians; The Italian
Minstrels. Webb and llurns; Tom Kur, a
contortionist.
aiX)IlE "The Jungle Man." a trained animal;
Dottle Claire. 1'hlladelphlan. and her Petti
coat Minstrels, or Nine Minstrel Maids, A)
Whlte'a "Kidiand"; Oreen. Mdlenry and
Dean: Eduards Brothers, the Four Strong
Men: Jack and Annie Bowen, In "Bunk,
oloirv" and EdvuAti Ituves. dramatlo so
Brano; tbu Zara Carmen Trio. Johnson and
rane. singing, dancing ana talking, and "In
BlrdlIe," Introducing Bessie's trained cocka.
luua.
NIXON Wlllard. "The Man Who Crows": "To
Iteno and Iteturn," Fox and Mayo, entertain
ers; Wood. Melville and Phillips, two come
dians and a comedienne: the Bellmontes. Eu.
ropean acrobats: tho Gordon Highlanders,
songs, ytorles ana dunces, and "Walllngford"
films.
CHOS3 KEYS-Flrst hall of week. The Three
Diving Beauties, Curran and Mack, tn "The
Italian and the Boss"; Jarrow, the Magician:
Walter Jones and company. In "His Brother
utr JDiiti aim -.-oiiipuny. in 'inn uromvr
1'; the D'xle Trto. inking'. Ulklmc and
icing, and Erffottt'a Lilliputian... Second
t, Uelmore und Lee, In A Study In
lm : (no j'-xie iriu,
dancini
half.
sJiav niiu if ni.c wtis Ullwc, kwuicuii
emit. Bonner and Bow nn , lu On a batur
Iltnnlj- ..! 111.IaM ll Dilau. onnArll
day Aiurnooir't "top-' warn ami company,
In Tha Terrible Judze1'. Darr Twin.
BonK and dances, and the Frank Gregory
kc . uikir j. win, in
Troupo, hoop manipulators.
COLONIAL Tho1 Mancnurian
Trouno of
Cninc acrobats, Croisman' Entertainers,
in a musical ace. me tt.inK.iia Kilties. Scot
tish singers and dancers; Nctderville baboon.,
the Four Hoses acrobats and ballet dancers;
Mrs. "Dob" Fltztflmmons, the wife of the
ex-heavywelght fhamplqn of the world; Dun
can and Holt. bUctfsce Jerome and Carson,
acrobats: Howard, Kibble and Htrberf. sing
lag, talking and uanclng ( Hcriurt' doge,
and the famous "Bed Circle" und "Walliua
Xord photoplays-
t s'tock
KNICKERBOCKER "The Natural Law ' a
Etoblem play. It's the first FhJladeltihla. per
irmance presented by the KnKk rUjcktr
ti levers.
AMEHICAN "When We Wers Twenty-one
5 i,AJ2DSfaalSS-0vmp?;, wehnryNat I
Guttittln aurred. The leads 1U be pUe4 I
by George Axvlne. Itutb Koblnaoo and ltlch
aro i-a cane.
llimLESQUE.
DUMONT'S Dumont's Minstrels, in topical
satires wllu some Gilbert and bulllvao thrown
in.
John Masefield Here Tonight
The Contemporary Club, tonight will
bear John Mascdeld on "An Evening of
Poetry" at th Ueljevue-Stratfprd. Tbe
club Ls just opening its 30th eeaiua.
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MISS LILLIAN GLENN
Former cripple cured by woman
physician.
AFFLICTION CURED, SHE
WILL NURSE OTHERS
Grateful Young Woman Dedi
cates Life to Giving Treat
ment That Helped Her
A younp; riillnilolplila woman who n,
few months n(!0 suffered from n,
paralyzed foot. Is bo Krnteful for tho
cure thnt has been nffectt'd In her case
that Rho has ilecldcdo to becon 0 a mint,
nnd has consecrated tho rest of her llfo
to service for others
Tho youtiR woman N MI'S Lilian Olenn,
of 1G17 IllnRKOld street. Tho euro Is the
result of the work of Miss Mnry 13.
Wlgham, a senior nt tho Philadelphia Col
lege of Osteopathy, and Is said to havo
been the letult of osteopathic-treatnient.
Miss WlRhnm has been treating Miss
Olenu's foot ever since mi operation by
Dr. O. O. Hashllno, of tho faculty ot the
osteopathic Institution.
Heforo the chip was effected. Mils
Glenn was u saleswoman. Sin will never
Ko back to this wot It, sho says, for she
has been in tralnlnB at tho Philadelphia
CoIIcro of Osteopathy since last month,
und hopes, when sho completes her
cxiurrc, that sho will be able to do for
others wh.U Miss Wlghani lias dono for
her.
Miss Glenn had been a cripple for years
Her rliilit foot was several inches shorter
than the left nnd was so turned that she
walked on the side of It Instead of ono the
bottom. She was forced to Bive up her
posltioil as saleswoman because of her
affliction.
Doctor Hashllno performed the opera
tion on her foot November 'JO at the Col
lege of Osteopthy. lie, found that 0110 of
her tendons had Krown shorter thiough
parntysls, thus drawing her foot up and
causing her to limp. I3ven after tho oper
ation her foot remained cold and tho cir
culation was below noimal.
Then Miss Wlgham was assigned to
worlc on Miss Glenn's foot and soon a
complete cure had been effected. Miss
Glenn walks now ns though she nad never
had anythi - wro. g with Iter foot.
GET CONCERT TICKETS
TOMORROW FOR JAN 23
Will Be Given Out at 8 A. M.,
Evening Ledger Business Of
fice (6th and Chestnut
Streets)
The second Sunday concert or tho
Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokow
akl conducting, will bo given at the Met
ropolitan Opera House on Sunday after
noon, January 23. As before, -admission
will be by ticket only. Huch tickets may
bo obtained from tho Uve.vino I,edoeh
business olllce, 6th and Chestnut streets,
after 8 n. in. tomorrow, if tho holders
of reserved scats do not occupy such
seats beforo tho close of tho second
number on the program, these seats will
be avnllblo for" thoso who hold general
admission tickets,
A special feature of this concert will
be tho playing of Allno van Barentzen,
pianist. Miss van llarentzen, who is one
of the youngest concert pianists playing
in this country this, season, Is not un
known to America, having appeared here
a, few years ngo ns a child prodigy: Al
though sho had en enormous success at
that time, tho Gerry Society refused to
let her play in concert because she was
under 14 years of age. She then returned
to Europe, where she had extraordinary
success. Her recent recital In New York
and her appearances at the Metropolitan
Opera House have won ner a very definite
position among the great artists -of the
day. She will play the Hungarian Fan
tasy of Liszt.
Tho symphony on the program Is the
one by Dvorak culled "From tho New
World," This symphony was played on
Friday afternoon and Saturday evening
last at the regular concerts of the Orches
tra and made a gieat Impression. Tho
work makes a very definite appeal to
American audiences, Blnce Its themes are
based on so-called American folksongs,
and the beautiful second movement of the
symphony, the Largo, has all the plaintive
melancholy of the old lesro slave songs.
The other orchestral numbers include
the dainty Scherzo which Mendelssohn
wrote as incidental music for Shake-,
speare's immortal comedy, '"A Midsum
mer. Night's Dream," and tl.o BUito of
which the Scherzo is a part contains the
famous Wedding March. The Overture
to "IUenzi" of Wagner makes a spirited
ending to an interesting program,
Russian Ballet Opens
Serge de Dlaghileffa Ilussian Ballet,
which , comes- to the Metropolitan Opera
House In March, opened its American
season, la New York last night. Four
ballets- were presented, the only familiar
t one1, vbelnt ''ScheherazariA " wfti mnln
by Rlmsky-Korsakoff. The others were
"L'Oiseau de Feu" (The Fire Bird). "La
Prlncesso Enchantee" (The Enchanted
Princess) and "Soll de Null" (The Mid-
night Sun) Igor Stravinsky composed
me ursi ui meat; inree, TseuaiKowsKy,
the second, and Itlrasky-Korsakofr, thij
third. The sets for the "Scheherazade71
and for "La Princesse Enchantee" ar
by Leon Bakat, that for "Solell do Nult"
by Larionof and for the "Oiseau da Foil"
by Qplovine.
A uli account of the ballet and of th
performance, with illustrations, will ap
pear in the Atnusemeot Seion of Sa,t
urda' a 1 1 '.Nr, lADajat.
LITCLEMARYTO
WORK FOR NO SALARY
BUt Expects to Gcf; a Big In
crease of Revenue Over
La8t Year
By the Photoplay Editor
Mary Plckford, most famous of nil tho
motion picture stnrs now appearing on
the Bcrocn. hnn set nil rumors regarding
her nt rest by signing n conlrnct with
tho Famous Players Film uompnny to
appear In Paramount pictures for nnothcr
year.
Most Interesting Is tho statement that
she will receive no snlary for her work.
However, her agreement with Adolplt
Zilkor, president of the Famous Players,
calls for 0 per cent, of tho returns on
all her pictures. Inasmuch ns It wns
slated lost year that Miss Plckford wan
getting n. snlary of J2000 n week, or JlOi.OOO
a year, ono enn Imagine the tremendous
returns on tho Plckford subjects. A
rough estlmnto by n person well known
In tho film circle li that "America's
Sweetheart" will get not less 'than J2M.0M
for her year s work.
During tho last year tho Paramount
Pictures Corporation has released one
Plckford subject each month, or 12 for the
year Thousands of theatres in the United
States nro showing tho Plckford sub
jects. For tho purpose of declaring a .divi
dend for the little ncticss n new com
pany hns been formed, called tho Mary
Plckford-Famous Players Company. Miss
Plckford will hold GO per cent, of tho
stock nnd Adnlph Zukor tho other BO per
cont. W, E, Smith, president or tho
Famous Players Exchango of Philadel
phia, which la the local representative for
Paramount, promises tho public some
exceptional Plckford releases.
The Chestnut Street Opera House h
showing "Tho Fourth Estate," n new
Fox film of newspaper life, which gives
many Interesting vlows of tho Inner
workings ot this Industry.
Tho Stnnley opens this week with "My
Lady Incog," with Hazel Dawn. Thurs
day, Friday nnd Saturday, "Tho Tongues
of Men," with Constance Collier, will bo
screened. .
Tho Arcadia's offering tho first half of
tho week Is "Tho Wood Nymph," with
Marie Doro. On Thursday, Friday nnd
Saturday "Tho Green Swnn," with Bessie
Bnrrlscalc, Is tho feature.
The Itegent opens with "My Lady's
Slipper," -with Anita Stewart, Julia
Swayno "Gordon nnd Earl Williams.
ClINTIt X
Chestnut St. Op. 1 1-use
llth and
Chestnut
SEE TODAY'S
AMUSEMENT COLUMN
wkst l'liu.Anni.riiiA
iJlMn BSD AND MARKET STREETS
GRAND MATINEE DAILY, 2 I, M., Co
"AMERICAN KING" and
"GRAFT," No. 5
OVERBROOK avk,Mdavii
miomvAY STAR KEATlHi;
EDWIN STEVENS in
"THE MAN INSIDE"
p innUM 63D & LANSDOWNE AVE.
GAKUtilN HAT., a. EVfl.. 0 00
Triangle I'lay-
"Tim Huhmarlne Pirate
ivnltirlne SYD t'lLU'I.IN. 4 Ails.
-..;. .in rl mill.' A 1
5Sin -rilni- op TI1K AIlYHfi."
With WII.UIID MACK. B Ada
EUREKA 40TMAHKET STREETS
TRIANGLE PLAYS
wv i hart in "THE wsripr.r."
Trlanale.Keyitone-''HAVKr HY Winiil.EBH"
NORTH
Broad Street Casino D,l0KIS"0W
EVENINCl 7 1.1 AND 0
EDWARD EARLE in
"THi: HAND OP THE LAW." Oth""
-"PNlTf 1DV ERIE AVE. & MARSHALL
ULlN 1 UK I MATINEE DAILY
CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG in
"CAMILLE"
SOUTH
P T A 7 A DR0AD AND I,nTER 8T6-
MARGUERITE FISCHER in
"THE DRAGON"
NOIITIIWKST
e A. . THEATRE 17TH &
ousquenanna susquehanna ave.
CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG in
"CAMILLE," 5 Parts
NORTHEAST
STRAND 12TI1 AND amAnD AVE-
EDWIN AUaUST & LILLIAN TUCKER In
"EVIDENCE," 5 Acts
"Adam's Ancestors." Ham & flud Comedy
UENSINOTON
Jt t if r r rnoNT st. and
UMdU GIRARD AVE.
"THE NATURE MAN"
THE CLEAN UP"
HE COULDN'T SUPPORT HIH WIFE"
METRO
PICTURES
EXHIIIITED IN ONLY
ONE THEATRE
IN EACH LOCALITY
DISTINCTIVE CREATIONS
Ak for Metro Pictures
An Absolute Ouarantea of Quality
Weekly Programs
Appear Every Monday in
Motion Picture
Chart
gggPrc
MTfd I Hjk
Wednesday and Thursday "The Luro of
Hdnrt's Desire,1' n vWIoa tt tha
poem by n. W. Service, "Tho Bpetl of tha
Yukon," with Kdmond Ilrtese, will Be the
featuhs, while on Friday and Saturday
"The Love Trail" will be screened.
OLD COOKE PROPERTY SOLD
Up-town Tract Sold Thnt Was in One
Family 150 Years
Property which hns been In Iho Cooko
family for the last 160 years hns been
bought from the Cooko cstato by Charles
A. Shetztlnc. It consists of five blocks
of ground at Hunting Park nvcnud nnd
N street, nt Hunting Park and O street,
nnd nt Bristol and O streets. The consld--oiinn
twin 120.600. This ground com-
prlaei 13 ncrcs exclusive of the street beds I
not yet openeu.
Mr, Shetzllno hns nlso purchased from
Cathcrlno A, cooper n trnct of land on
the northwest side of the Northeast
Boulevnrd nnd Mnscher street, compris
ing eight ncrcs. "The prlco of this was
not mado public. It Is assessed at $30,1500.
It was purchased subject to money mort
gage of $23,500.
The purchaser, who has tlono much
developing In tho southern part of tho
city, plans to build dwellings on the newly
acquired property,
HOUSE INHERITS $2500
Mrs. Mnry L. Cooper, of Narbortli,
Provides for Pet
At least one horse In this Stato has no
desire to bo owned by a millionaire nnd
receive tho pampering tho pets of tho
wealthy enjoy. This Is for tho very good
reason; that ho hns considerable wealth
himself or, rather, he will hnvo when
tho provisions of tho will of Mrs. Mary
L. Cooper, of Nnrbcrth, nro carried out.
The will directs that $2300 bo set nsldc,
the Income from which is to be used to
enro for her horse, Dexter. Upon the
animal's death tho principal Is to go to tho
eye department of Hahnemann Hospital.
The will was probated In Norrlstown yes
terday Many public bequests aro in tho will,
nmong which nio two of $10,000 each for
tho Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
to Animals nnd tho Society to Protect
Children from Cruelty, each to become
available upon tho death of Mrs. Cooper's
brother and sister, who nro to rccelvo the
lncomo from these nmaunts for life.
$51,004 Gift to Hahnemann College
Hahnemann College has been enriched
by n contribution of $31,000, nccoidlng to
an announcement by Ernest L. Tustlu,
cx-Recordor of Deeds. He made the state
ment at tho niinual meeting of tho Gei
mnntown Homeopathic Mcdlcnl Society,
held Inst night nt tho Majestic Hotel.
PROMINENT
OTOPLAY PRESCNTATIO
mu
THE following thrntm nlitnln their pictures throuili the STANLEY
llnoklm; Company, which Is n Kiiarnnten nf early shnwlnss of the
Hnint prndurtlons. Ail nlcturea reviewed before exhibition. Ask for
the theatre In your locality obtaining pictures through the STANLEY
IlcoUni: Company.
ALHAMBRA StSSpiy
Vaudeville . Pi
1Slh, Morris A. Passyunk Ave.
: u((.h.. nil
uram't Pictures.
Edna Goodrich
In "ARMSTRONO'S
WIFE"
ARCADIA
CHESTNUT
UELOW 1UTH
TIltANOLR PLAYS
MARIE DOHO In "THE WOOD NYMPH"
SAM UERNARD ill "Ul cause Ho Loved Her"
A PHI I r 52D AND THOMPSON
ArULLU MATINEE DAILY
MARY PICKFORD in
"MADAM IIUTTEIIFLY"
BLUEBIRD 2200 NonTn I,noAD 8X
Mr. & Mrs. VERNON CASTLE in
"THE WHIRL Or LIFE"
iOTII AND
CEDAR AVE.
fnTiAP PARAUOVXT
EUtI THEATRE
PARAMOUNT PICTURE
Pauline Frederick in 'Bella Donna'
FRANKFORD 711 """Sg
Marie Doro in "The White Pearl"
PARAMOUNT PICTURE
FAIRMOUNT
:oxn and
GIRARD. AVE.
PARAMOUNT FILM CORP. Presents
MARY PICKFOUI) In
".MADAM I1UTTERFLY"
GERMANTOWN """Aw" avb.
PARAMOUNT PICTURE
Lou Tellegen inj "The Unknown"
C I ORP BOTH L MARKET
VJX-.WDH, Mat.. Sil5; Evgs. 7 & 0.
MARY PICKFORD In
"A fllltl, OF YrSTERUAY"
Hear Our $15,000 Kimball Organ
PlRARn AVENUE THEATRE
JIIVrt1-' 7Tir AND GIRARD AVE.
H. B. WARNER in
"THE QHOST I1RE.KER3"
firpnr NnrfriPPn BUOAD ST., ERIE &
ureal norinern qermantn aves.
TRIANGLE PLAYS "MIHSINO LINKS"
With Norma TalinidKe and Hobert Hanon.
"NICK OF TIME." with Sam Demand
IRIS THEATRE 3H0Au!EaTON
HAZEL DAWN In
"THIS MAROUERADERR"
CHARLES CHAPLIN In ".SHANGHAIED"
JEFFERSON 20T" 8ATNDEETupn,N
TRIANGLE I'LAYR REP.SIE IlARRISfALE
In "THE GOLDEN CLAW." WKRER &
FIELDS In "THE REST OF ENEMIES"
LAFAYETTE
PARAMOUNT PICTURE
MARY PICKFORD In
"A GIRL OF YESTERDAY"
T FADFR roRTY.FiRST and
LLU 1L.I LANCA8TER AVENUE
PARAMOUNT PICTURE
CLARLOTTE OnEENWOOD &
SYDNEY GRANT In "JANE"
Weekly Programs
Appear Every Monday In
Motion Picture Chart
mwmiiMiiifjH itu
TRIANGLE FILMS
Can be obtained from H. SCHWALBE
S. E. Corner 13th and Vine Sts.
Noteworthy Playi Pre-eminent Player Each Week at tn
Following
ARCADIA CHESTBNEvT-ieTn
ALHAMBRA ,n&iutis w.
ARCADE 2828 RIC,1U0ND ST
BELMONT ""'
BELLEVUE susquehanna
B E N N 033S W00DLAND AVE-
BROADWAY "waVT'
EUREKA 07H MAItKET 8T8-
FRANKFORD & margarettX st
GREAT NORTHERN ESfvK4
GIRARD AV. THEA, "-ly
GiPfiPM BD AND
A 1VV b II LANSDOWNE AVE.
VICTORIA 8JS UAnKET eT'
IMrLKIAL walnut st
it f tiMJ lt U tsfai iisli , l-i,,4 ,ft
JEANNEITE L. fflLfflQ
NOTED CRITIC, DE
Author's Career Ended by AtS
tacit 01 neart JJisease in
'New York Home
Hi
NEW YOnK, Jan. 18,-Jeannette LmJ
nrd Glider, writer, critic and llterarTS
kcr, died suddenly last night In her tuiTrV
100 East 17th street. Dr. Lewis A ch!
reached Miss Glider a moment before Lul
died. She succumbed to heart dliessVfl
Sho was ft! years old, and, weakened til
n cold, wns in no condition to resist. - jL
Mlsi Glider was tho daughter uf ii2
Itev. William II. nnd Jane Nutt 01131
and was born In St. Thomns Hall Piuj?
ing, L. I n college for women co'nduetj
by her father. 3
At the ngo of 18 Miss Glider hiiM
,.tl,t In tl.A Mn.HlHH Tl..l, . "
.k.. in mi; ..lu.lllllK JtCKlSlCr, 01 N
nrk. N. J nnd was tho Nnirnrir .-.
for tho New York Tribune. Presently .5,
became associated With her late bmii3(
Illchnrd Watson Glider, in th ...VZrl
department of Scribncr's Monthly nZw
tho Century, nnd from 1875 to 18Si) mIv
literary editor ami musical and dranmi.
cdltor ot tho Now York Herald, iw
this position to start the Critic, later Pot '
nam's Magazine, with her brother Jossjii
Sho also wrote several plays, araoM
them being "Quits," which was produtM
In Philadelphia by F. F Mackcy In lrj
"n,-.il, nulla fnf !,. Int. T . J"fl
mond, nnd "A Wonderful Woman"
lloso Eytlnge, ' "i
Sho was the author of "Taken S
UUrra " "Tim llllnl.ln.n.l,., - - L "',
u.vnt., - .. ,.u.uw,vBiuiii)- ul a TOO-
boy," "The Tomboy nt Work," and editor"
of "Essays From a Critic" with W
brother Joseph: "ncnrcsentatlv r-'.'
of Livln Poets," nnd, with Helen Cbji'
of "Pen Portraits of Literary Women." i
D17I nfrkMT Md AnoVR MAMtn-J
A--"-"''--' ' A Mats, I0e: Kvfnlnn luflj
ETHEL CLAYTON and 1IOUBK PETERS lil
"ritM nnr-AT nivint-., Ajna i
Tomorrow nnd Thursday 'TlIK CITT"
Coming All Next Week
THE PATRIOTIC rnoTO-SPECTACtn
"The Battle Cry of Peace"
52d St. Theatre 8V. iKS.Sf
WJI, ELLIOTT In "COMnADK JOHN" i1
Tomorrow KLOItENCE HEED In "At Bi" f
1 rC TQT o21 AND LOCUST
LULUjl MATS . 1 !SO on
EVEXiN-a.t. n-nn t n ,
It. COOPEIl CL1FFE DOROTHY (inEES ill
Itlchard Mansfleld's Stage Succeii -A
"A PARISIAN ROMANCE'!
TiiUnSDAY. FRIDAY. SATUnDAT
CLAIIA KIMBALL YOUNU In "CAMlLLrS
U Tw'l JWUL e
RSgyji
Booj&w Gmpom
T T O C l- T" V BROAD AND
L.ULI 1 I COLUMBIA,;
GAIL KANE in
"THE LADYRINTir
I A..J:i : Droad Akot
sugan nuuiionuiu nockisna Xit.i
TRIANOLE PIYS
iii. ia ni'Av in "f .l,rnIfnMT,
FORI; HTEHLINU in 'ills Father's rootileps
HsT ..1... e. nri .... 33S MsJUtsTrJN
mantei or. i neaire etreeti
OEO. MARION & VIVIAN nLACKDURN laj
i;.m;l'hi; mi;' .
Sen "OR A FT" Hcry WcdnesJiy
ORPHEUM aOTMASfgSS
TltlANOI.K PIAYS
ItrTPV ITA1,I? In 'r"rrt. I'llfrtntl
WEIIER A FIELDS In "Tha Worst of Frlmii
fiPIPlUT 2D AND WOODLAND Ami
UK1C1N 1 Day Mat 2, EC . 0:80 tn ly
MUTUAL MASTERPIECE
1ILANTIIR FORHYTHE In
"STRIFE HTKRNAI."
PAI A fl? 1-H MARKET STREET
JrALACc. I0 A, m. to mis a, itl
GERALDINE FARRAR in
" T E Ml'TATIOH"
PARK" niDUE AVE. DAUPHIN ST. JM
ITMlXiv Continuous show from 1-5 A 0:30-lt
"MISLEADING LADY"
FeaturhiK Henry n. Walthall and Edna HIj
PRINCESS "Wcr
"Tried For His Own Murder" ,1
('FABLE OF THE HEIR & THE HEIRESS"!
" ' ?
DIAITil GERMANTOWN AVE. -s.
K1AL 1U AT TULPEHOCKE.'i 8T.S
EDWIN ARDEN In ,
"THE HEI.OVKD VAOAIIOND
Paths Gold Rooster Play
REGENT' :oaJuAJKvETos,cSEoE?aii
ANITA STEWART & KARL WIM-iasw s
, "MY LADY'S SLIPPER"
Rlinv MARKET STREET ,1
U D I I1ELOW 7TII STBEBja
ANITA STEWART & ll.Vlir. ll.w.
"MY LADY'S SLIPPERS
-- - --. ,,. KiTir AND
SHtKWUUU "DALTBWMa
Daniel Frohman Presents JOHN EMBJf'jJ ,1
THE BACHELOR'S ROMANCE'!
A V U I STREET
Ashton Dearholt i Nan Christy la
"THE SILENT TRAIL
T 1 fi C A "T" VENANGO STS.
Pallas Pictures Present DUSTIN FABNUM,!
"THE GENTLEMAN. FIJU" ll"""'" ,
11.. nnAfi nariilnrton H
, MWW,. H....S
. I I m. . nwrni (rt
VICTORIA "S5ovh ihKgj
HOUSE PETERS &KATI1ERINBKAEI-RSS
FRED MA-CRVn''CROOKfEb TO TUB Egj
STANLY TJ5ffiiKfl
CONTINUOUS
ss-m. w.r iTlf;J
II A. 41. to
1I;1B P.M.
"MT LAUi ih-ms
,.,,r ..mxmi
JBin'.'TTrTF'y
Theatres:
IRIS 8UT KENBINOTON AVE.
JEFFER50NfK
LAFAYETTE fO
LOGAN AUDITORIUMS
HIGH PALACE ffigfe,
UKfHtUM CHELTENJAVJU. j
OVERBROOK i$&83b4
PALACE """-
PASCHALL 7.1ST DCJKDggl
POINT BREEZE fW&$Wm
RIDGE "8 PIDaB avenub"
nilDV MARSHALL MARKET.'
SUSQUEHANNA qkJ
W I S H A R T AtS&eit
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