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Irene Fenwick- plays the leading'
role and A. H. woods has provided a
fine supporting cast, including John
Mason, Dorothy Donnelly, Thos. A.
Wise, Cyril Keightley and Forrest
The startling utterances occur in
a cabaret scene, where Lily is in
duced to drink too much, in order
that her worthlessness and. depravity
may be revealed to her latest and
most youthful suitor: It seems likely
that several speeches will be modified
there are many people who like the
kind of entertainment Sheldon has
provided, but even they draw a line:
At the Princess ac worthy idea has
failed to provide a stage success. The
big feature -of a bill of playlets which
will soon close at the "Theater of
Thrills" is a blood-curdling- offering
called "Across the Border," which
depicts the horrors, of war almost
realistically and cries in all its lines
for peace.: It is powerful, but it is
a sermon, and it is terribly unpleas
ant, and folks do not like to be harp
rowed up after dinner. So the Prin
cess is soon to offer some new thrill
ers, which thrill more cheerfully.
."The Bandbox," 'fourth and latest
of "little theaters," has opened with -an
excellent' comedy by Jerome K.
Jerome, called "Poor Little Thing."
In the company, which is called "The
New York Play Actors," are such
competent people as Janet Durbar,
Beverly SitgreaveB andv Eric Blind.
New York seems to like, the intimacy
and charm of these tiny playhouses.
"ASK AS MANY BOYS TO YOUR ROOM AS YOU
WANTBUT ASK GIRLS, TOQPf
BY IDAH MCGLQNE GIBSON
Another young woman writes me
'Invite same of the, girls over to
meet some of your-extra men and
I don't think you will have any more
trouble with them,
that she is .cdmihg in for -much criti
cism from'those -who,-work with her
because she has so many beaux.
"I live in a boarding' house," she
says, "and the boys come over in
crowds of three or four and we have
"My room is a long one with an
alcove where I can draw the curtains
in front of my bed and dressing table
and I have a Victrola that -belongs to
my brother, and I can play the gui
tar. "Shall I tell the boys to quit com.
ing? I don't want to but the girls
act so mean about it."
My dear girl, have all the boys you
want and that will come "in crowds
of three or four" for such innocent
pleasures as music and the company
of a pretty girl.
It is just as natural tor a girl to "Yes, it was a .funny thing. He
enjoy the company of a young man was introduced to her while -Bhe was
tw two or three as it is for her to having her glasses fitted- "
breathe. , , i "And it was love at first sight!"