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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, t OCTOBER G, 1912.
QUARTETTE TO GIVE
, Ill TONIGHT
Feature of Service at tHe Nit.
' . . Church.
A special, musical service win be given
tonight at the ML Pleasant Congrcgs
, tlonal Church, Fourteenth and Colum
bia road, at 8 o'clock. A program of
even numbers will be given by a quar
tet composed of Mrs. Joy Herrlot
Shade, soprano; Miss Ada Arundel, at
'to'; William .Mills, tenor; Wilbur Teter,
, bass. Assisting, on the cello will be
tt'rncst Lent and Miss Marguerite
1 O'Toole the director of the choir, will
tie at the organ.
Announcement has, been made that
the Washington Society lot Fine Arts,
ir adequately supported ' In Its efforts,
will add to the series of lectures given"
, under its auspices durfng the winter, a
course of five lectures on "The Appreci
ation of Music."
The object of these lectures primarily
ls to cultivate Intelligent appreciation1
In the music loving listener. Prof.
'.Daniel Gregory Mason, muslalan and
author of the department of music of
'Columbia University of Now York, will
deliver the lectures, which are the same
8 gives In the public series held by
tho department of 'education of New
'York city, each year.
, The subscription price to this cousse
of. fectures Is nominal, and full informs.
tlon may be had of Leila Mechlin, 1711
New lork avenue northwest,
i Th. 1fw evenmc choir of the Church
? the Covenant Is now being organized'
I by Sydney Lloyd Wrlghtson rof evening
eryfces only. Special musical service?
I will be given each month and during
the year, the Washington Oratorio So
I clety, composed of the choir and aug
in en ted by other singers, will render two
Anyone denlrlni tn 1nln th. Mmi.. n, n
clety Is cordially Invited to the first re-1
, hearsal on Wednesday evening next at
S o'clock In the chapel of the Church of
the Covenant, corner of Eighteenth and
N streets and Connectlcutt avenue, or .
at the regular rehearsals to be held af
ter that date on Tuesday and Frlduy '
evenings. Anollcatlons can a!n i.a
i made at 120 F street at any time.
The Motet Choral Society, under the
dtrectoishlp of Otto T. b'lmon, held its
opening meeting Tuesday, October 1. In
oi. jonnj pansn nan. . musical pro
gram was given and refreshments
served afterward to an audience of
over five hundred members. Those tak
ing part In the musical program were
Mis Harriet Shaw, Mrs. Wltman, Mrs. I
Mayme Wood and Louis Thompson.
soloists. The officers elected for tho
romlng year ure Charles Snell, presl-
dent: Miss Jean C. Stler. secretary:
Walter Gilliam, treasurer: Miss Uachel
L. JdJIlard, assistant secretary.
Miss Anna Murray, teacher of the ban'
Jo, mandolin and guitar, whose studio
la at 3309 O street, has been appointed
teacher of these Instruments at George,
town Visitation Convent. During the
last school year she gave Instruction 0
the banjo and guitar with great success,
the mandolin having until this yqiJr
been taught bv one of the sisters of t(fe
community. Miss Murray Is a member
iff the Nordlca Mandolin, Banjo and
Mrs. If. W. LawKon. nee Knapnr, was
the vocal Kololst nt the concert for the
opening of National P.irk Seminary ut
Torest Glen, on Thursday. Mrs. Law.
son's numbers Included selections ffom
Wagner's "Tannhauser," Gounod's
"Romeo and Juliette." and 'several
songs by contemporary musicians.
May Repeat Show
"The Marriage of Kitty," the .farce
comedy acted at the auditorium of the
Immaculate Conception Convent School
by the dramatic club Wednesday even
ing, probably will be repeated In the
Financial returns from thd first per
formance Indicate that the club made a
monetary as well as a dramatic suc
cess. Chief honors fell on Jotyphlnc n.
O'Connell O'LeHry, who playci) Madame
de Semlano. The other members' of the
cast were Margaret Smith. Alma Scarf,
Eugene Drury, James J. O'Leary, Clar
ence Ruppert, and Bernard McDonald.
Florists Plan Lectdres
For School Children
To encourage the study of botany In
the public schools of Washington and
stimulate the love for flowers among1
children, the Washington Florists' Club
will on Tuesday night at 8 o'clock In
augurate a series of Illustrated lectures
to be given from time to time during
the winter In tho public schools. Rob
ert Pyle will lecture ut the Business
High School Tuesday night on "Anions
the Roses in Europe." The leeturo
will De Illustrated wtn stereoptlcon
Ottp Bauer, E. C. Mayberry, and O. A.
C. Oehlmer compose a committee from
theiclub tn charge of the lecture course.
Get Longer Vacation.
All employes of the mall bag repair
shop of the Postofflce Department will
be granted thirty days' leave of absence
during each fiscal year In the'futuie.
Since 1890 they have received only fif
teen days. The last Congress Increased
this to thirty days, und the Comptroller
of the Treasury, In n decision today,
held that It would be based upon the
fiscal year and -lot the calendar year.
KURHAUS SAN REMO
Bueltered, free from dust; in midst of flno Park.
OPENING OF KURHAUS IN AUTUMN, 19 12.
HOTEL BELLE VUE 125 beds; KURHAUS-75-beds.
24 APARTMENTS WITH PRIVATE BATH.
DIETETIC CURES; ELECTROTHERAPY, HYDROTHERAPY.
Season from Oct. 15th May IStli. Hanio Mnnmrcment as HOTEL and
'KUIUUUS, ST. BLA8IEN, BLACK FOREST.
Prospectus direct, or from
will do well to consult dally the numer
ous and unusual bantalns offered In The
Times "For Sale-HIcellanous" Col.
umns on the Want Ad pages.
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The act of Ueltorellv and Gllsnando.
International musical comlques, Is one
of the stellar features promised In the
Cosmos Theater bill for this week.
Widely different In character will bo the
ottering of Willie Mack and Hester
Waters. In their new specialty, "Fifteen
Minutes In the Realm of Song and
Hnpl f I. t l. U,,,.A,,. ' f?nnn1a n..1
with elaboiate stage accexsories, Intrb
duelng dlfTlcult target practice.
Bnoule Maybell will present an offer
ing of childhood days; the Three Ro
mans, a musical trio, ure scheduled for
specialties, and the Tour Giohvlnls, Eu
ropean acrobats, will give an exhibition
Pathe's Weekly Review of current
world events in motion picture form will
head tho special film features.
THE ELMENDORF LECTURES.
The "See America First" movement
hue taken firm hold of Dwlght Elmeri
dorf, who has Just returned from an
extended tour over the Southwest and
Western part of the country. Mr, El
mendorf's lectures, which will be"All
American" In their character this sea
son, --till embrace the national parks
und other picturesque spots of our
Tho Journey will be made In five stag
es. Tho first will deal with tho "Heart
of the Rockies," beginning at Denver
und extending over the greater portion
of scenic Celorado. The other stages of
the Elmendorf tr!pwlll be "Tho Grand
Canyon of Arizonn," "The Greut South
west," Including southern California
from Los Angeles to San Diego. "Tho
Pacific Coast," from Monterey through
the.Yosemlto Valley to Mt. Ranler and
the "Yellowstone park." ,
The 'lectures will be given In the Na
tional Theater on five Thursday after
noons, beginning October 10.
Much Feared Bogey.
That much-feared bogey of the
dramatist, .in unhappy ending, has been
dctled successfully by Eugene Walter
In his most recent dramatic offering.
"Fine Feathers," now running at tho
Cort Theater. Chicago. The story of
tho play, based on a husband's flnan
lcal failure and a. wife's deslro for bet
ter clothes, develops along naturally
nUIIiail VIIUIIIIU.B, IIICIIUCOBIJ ttllU li:!1-ll-
lensly, until the tragic llnale In the lust
act. Ann yci mo wuiiiun iiui:j .u hub
play In great number, weeping hysteil-
CUiiy aim aunv -i-jiJiaumur, iui w. ..
Cult ui inc -iiu "i mc jjJij.
Man of Mystery.
The Mysterious Vuldo, n psychic
phenomenon, the real man of mystery,
wlil appear ut the Lyceum this week
as an extra uttiactlon with "Miss New
York, St." Company. Vuldo nlll accept
any challenges to escupe from uny
trunk, bag or packing case.
The Washington Times Office.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
tfUb WMIe buus Cui7.
' Eight white polar bears from tha
Arctic seas, known as the Albers' Polur
Ueu'r act, will be the chief feature of
the Casino Theater thin w..V.
Ruth Curtis, who Is ranked among the
real beauties of the stage. Is promised
In a rinlntv nfrrinir nt mnntr 1trnjL'n
and Bartolettl will have a burlesque
travesty. Because the management
avails Itself of the latest attractions
obtainable. It Is announced, the remain
ing acts cannot be named at this time:
but the program. It Is promised, will
aMiiui.n mai vi iuni .vera in us enjoy
able qualities. There wljl'.be special
features In the motion picture line of a
new and entertaining character.
The orchestral program to be rendered
by the enlarged qrchestra at the Cosmos
Sunday concerts this afternoon und
evening will Include the following num
bers: Overture. "Barber of Seville," Ros
sini; selection. "The Fortune Teller,"
Herbert; march, "Imperial Edward,"
Sousa; selection, "Cuvullerla Rustl
cana," Mascagnl; meditation. "Last
Hope," Gottschalk; selection, "Tales of
Hoffmann," Offenbach: overture, "La
Jollo Sultune." Bres; selection. "L'Afrl
ealne." Meyerbeer; melodic "Heart to
Heart," Trlnkhaus, und waltzes. "Sunny
The Four Musical Hodges, May Walsh,
and Fred Hlldcbrand, with a galaxv of
new und engaging talent, all In new
offerings, will proWdu the vaudeville
feature bf the concerts, which are con-
HuuuuB irom a p. m. to wym p. m
ELECTRIC SCORE BOARD.
The irreatest KerleH nf irnmpn.hi Ih.
history of baseball Is scheduled to be
gin Tuesday afternoon on the Polo
Giounds at New York, when the Boston
Red Sox, of tho American League, will
face the New York Giants, of the Na
tional League, for the championship of
the world. Coincident therewith the
Rodicr electric scoreboard on the stage
of the Columbia Theater will show the
first man ut the bat and every detail of
the plays that follow. Direct wires
connect tho board with the Polo
Grounds, and preparations have been
made foi a service of unprecedented et
cellencc. Murphys Were There.
It seemed that all the Murphys In
New York cltv turned out to greet Tim
Murphy when ho opened at the Hudson
Theater In his new play, "Honest Jim
Rlunt." Clannish, these Murphies.
Inauguration Week! High-Clast VaudeyiHe at Popular Prices
10 -IMG FEATURES-10
"A NIGHT IN THE PAKK"
A Tuneful Musical Comedy With a Cast of ren, Hpeelal Scenery, and
Seven III "one Hits.
MVSTmtlOU.S nn.A A TkrllllnK Illusion Act, Performed by a Itareb
Beautiful 31 stir.
Till! GACJNOUX Brilliant Kuropean Novelty Juggling Feature.
PIKTUO The Aeenrillua-l'lattn Virtuoso, j
I'X'IIKOI'!.' A (i(llll)ON With Houir and Dnnees of Pleasing; Quality,
1IICSHIK I,A COIJ.VI' The Charinlnic Vocalist With as Klnborate
MOHIIIN KUAMIlll Hcrtuitrlu Ilanclnir Curardfanx, In Black l'ace.
And Other features of nn HutertalnlnK and Hrflned Character.
DAILY MATINKI'IM at a KVKMNfiS at M
All the Comforts and Convenience Afforded Stork Company Pairon
f'ontluueil Utirlnic the Vaudeville Iteglme.
ON. THE IEEU
Sensational Divorce Drama
to Appear in Washington '
Week of October 14.
The , Belasco ThVater attraction for.
next week will be the Messrs. Bhubert
and Lewis Waller production of the
sensational dramatic success, "A But
terfly on the Wheel." The 'Indorsement
of a year In London and six months
In New York lends particular Interest
to the present offering, the cast.of which
Is made up of the leading artists from
both of the metropolitan engagements.
Much of the fame of this 'play has been
attributed to the realistic trial 'proceed
ings and divorce' court scene ot the
The Dlav. which Is In four acts. Is
by Edward O. Hemmerde, K. C.ond
Francis Ntllson, M. P both eminent
The scenes are set In Kngland and
Parts and the characters represent the
social elect of London. The 'butterfly
Is the foolish wife of a busy man, who
In seeking another man' adoration so
compromises hosclf that she Is. sued
for divorce. The'wheel Is the merciless
logic of the court which proves her
guilty, despite her Innocence;
The company Includes Winona Shan
non, Lucia Moore, Amy Ulstob, Elite
Norwood, Evelyn Deerbohra, Charles
Quartermalne, Richie Ling and Herbert
The engagement will Include a
Wednesday and Saturday matinee.
The return engagement of Christie
Macdonald In "The Spring Maid" with
the New York cast at the National
Theater a week from tomorrow prom
ises great enjoyment. The first season
on tour of this gracious little singer In
the most popular of alt modern light
operas proved such a supreme success
that repeated requests for, return en
Iemrnt became so emphatic that
they could not be denied.
Hoston, Chicago, Philadelphia and
other of the large cities re-echoed the
plaudits that greeted the star and opera
during Its run of 300 nights In New
York. Constant repetition, seems only to
emphasize the charm of the exquisite
melodies which have a vitality that
makes them ever fresh and welcome.
Washington la familiar with the tune,
ful melodies of this Viennese operetta,
for they have been sung and played
and whistled and hummed everywhere
since the opera, was first seen here.
Wherever one turns, one Is bound to
hear the entrancing walls song "Day
Dreams." the pretty little duet "Two
Little Love Dees," and the fascinating
One of the most attractive features
about the play, "The Man From Home."
written by Booth Tarklngton and Harry
Leon Wilson, which will be seen at the
Columbia Theater next week, with Wil
liam Hodge and the original company. Is
the humorous blow It strikes at the folly
of International marriages, a theme that
Is handled without gloves from the rise
of the curtain until Its fall. The authors
have deliberately set forth this theme.
It is understood, with the Idea of heap
ing ridicule upon this practice, and
Judged by the success of the play In
Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and
Boston, where It broke all records, they
more than made good their object. Tha
four acta are laid at the Hotel Reglna
Margherlta ut Sorrento, Italy, and tho
chief figure, that of a lawyer from
Kokomo. lnd., stands forth with unusual
brilliancy, by the very reason of his
foreign setting. The cast supporting
Mr. Hodge Is the same one that pre
sented the play In New York, Chicago,
Philadelphia, and Boston, with such
minor changes only as four seasons
makes Inevitable. The underlying spirit
of the piece Is a true republicanism that
should come as a distinctly refreshing
note amid the plays of the present day.
Foremost among the most noteworthy
theatrical offerings of the season local
ly, will be the Authors' Producing Com
pany's' original production of Charles
Klein's absorbing play of love and high
finance, "The Gamblers," which wlll.be
the attraction at the Academy Theater
for the week beginning tomorrow night.
The story unfolded In this Ingenuous
and splendidly constructed drama of
present-day American life Is unusually
interesting, dealing as It does with the
hlgh-haqdcd methods of a certain set
aP tinnU... mhn In ......a. . , In,. ..aba
their profits and enlarge the business
that, has been founded by the staid old
father of one of them on particularly
legitimate lines, resort to bo'rrowlng
money far In excess of their capital, a
common enough practice, as has fre
quently been demonstrated by some of
the more courageous financiers. The
son of the founder of trfe Institution la
In love with the wife of the attorney
who Is selected by the Federal Govern
ment for. the prosecution of the-"technical"
The big Chinese dramatic spectacle,
"The Daughter of Heaven," is almost
ready for Its Century Theater, New
York, premiere. It Is expected that a
date fir this Important event will bo
announced shortly, and that that date
will full within the next six weeks. Tho
ct-st of 400 Is being rapidly complettd,
ths mechanical effects are about ner.
fected, the gorgeous scenery Is ulmtfJt
ready, most of the uOO costumes re
quired have been completed, and pre
liminary rehearsals have begun.
Julia Murdoch Says Poll Players and
Washington in Love With Each Other
It was' more like the .gathering of," a
big happy family than an ordinary
theatrical event last evening, when the
Poll Players made their last bow or
the season, and bade good-byto the
hundreds of friends' made during their
tw'e-nty.flve weeks In the Capital City.
There was an overflow icrowd which
filled every seat, and crowded the lobby
n'nd aisles until even standing room was
'The play was "The Groat Divide," but
Iff.the players had simply made their
appearance upon the stage the audi
ence would -have been satlsfled." Peoplo
Wanted to see the players, and to bid
them Dood-by and to show them, If
possible,' w'hat a hold the 'members ef
this popular body of' actors has taken
ipon the hearts Jof 'audiences since the
stock opening last April,,
After Manager Thatcher had made his
humorous little speech, announcing the
change of policy to be Inaugurated to
morrow at the popular Avenue play
house, he Introduced, Edward Ttenton,
general manager of '8. Z. Poll's theatrl.
cal interests, who told the audience
something about the kind ,of entertain
ment, Mr. Poll Intends to give Wash
ington along vaudeville' lines.
Following the tall of the curtain on
the last act of the play, there was an
ovation which lasted several minutes,
and, after all of the assembled players
had bowed tbelr thanks to the audience
for this spontaneous and generous
recognition, Harry G. Andrews, the
stage director, Introduced each actfr
In a clever little speech. Miss Jewel,
Mr. Van Buren, Mark Kent, Miss Bond
hill. Miss Lee, Miss May, Graham Vel-.
sey, and all of the other members of
the Poll Players responded to tho
rounds of applause that greeted them
as they stepped to the front of the
stage to bid their audlencn rnod-br.
and, as each speaker waa heard there
wero snowers or flowers which had
been sent by friends and admirers.
Miss Bondhlll's tiny figure was literally
burled 'beneath a sheaf of huge chrys
anthemums that towered above her
Miss Jewel's arms were so full of
roses, chrysanthemums, orchids, and
lilies that she was tnm-A m rail fn
assistance, and Mr. Van Buren stepped
.v, ."a .imiii mm uiaea nis co-worger in
carrying the flowers off the stage.
Miss May, who' has made many
friends In Washington by reason of her
clever assistance In minor parts, was
Chute's next wek will present Kate
El.lnore, the featured comedienne. In
"Naughty Marietta," and Sam Will
lams, late of the New York Winter .Gar
den, in their nonsensical absurdity,
"The Hunter and the Hunter-ess," n
which Miss Ellnore Is said to prove
herself "the funniest woman on the
stage." Julian Dove will offer his
beautiful tableaux vlvant reproduction
of his most celebrated art works, en
titled "My Lady's Fan," In which six
Parisian atelier poseuses appear.
A special feature will be "The Top o'
The World Dancers" and the "The Col
lie Ballet" In the spectacular fantasy,
"Kris Krlngle's Dream."
The former Columbia Players' char
acter comedian, Stanley James and Com
pany, will be seen In "Blxby's Baby."
A noteworthy, sloglng novelty, "Lads
o'fMelodle," will be Introduced. Another
exceptional Inclusion will he the mu
sical comedy players, Robinson New
bold and Marie Louise Giibben In a
series of songs.
Ben Beyer and brother will offer a
grotesque comedy novelty. The pipe
organ recitals at 1:30 and 7:30" p. m.,
and at Intermission, and the animated
weekly photoplane pictures are other
Jennie Austin, soubrette with "The
Social Maids." at the Oayety this week.
Is 'said to be the most frequently pho
tographed woman of the burlesque
stage. Miss Austin Is said to have
challenged the famous musical comedy
beAUly of the Kngllsh stage, Phyllis
Dare, for a count of poses In which she
has been photographed. Cable reports
say that Miss Dare can show 400 dif
ferent photographs. Miss Austin is
keeping her number a secret.
NOTICE!! NOTICE!! NOTICE!!
Tomorrow Matinee, Monday, Oct. 7th
WILL START HIS EASON AT THIS THEATRE WITH HIS
BIG MUSICAL STOCK CO.
Presenting the Best of Musical Travesties With the Finest.
Flock of Chickens Ever Huddled Together on a Local Stage.
Come Look 'Em Over. Some Prize Broilers 'in the Lot.
The Big Little Princess
Is the First of a Series of Musical Travesties and Is Replete '
With Songs, Dances and Bright Comedy, With,
ELVA GRIEVES, NINA COLLINS, FRANCES SCOTT,
Comedienne. Prima Donna Soprano. Singing Soubrette.
And the -Following "Honest to Goodness" Copiedians
RUSS FORTH BILLIE BARLOW
HILLY STANFORD RALPH EARLE
4 Big Vaudeville Acts
PRICES: 10c, 15c, 25c
.tho leclplont of; atlarge number of
tttu wie.t'rwuiq i0 iboit'ou i'luyers
tno inluni ut tnt company us it wero
was iiKuwIte l-himourea.
."I .Irtfi't n,.,t ... f.......
n,h; T... t " " " tyasniiiBion.
This tity hus uotii gooa to nib, wu
."JJfKcl". -wluiujioti wiibii she
ClOMMfl hup flint-,,, .,........ ' .
her sentiment una ucnocu -by eiy,
It was almost; midnight before the
-v..,..,. wa-lowereu Ujaiii. luu scene,
and after this the largo uUufente surged
. Hi" l ,ot lne '""". 'iit re the
formal "re.." ..I " "r'i5 . "?...
good-by, personally.. ,-
, Mr.i una Mis.- A.V4. J'oll'caino on from
fi r fi. V0, W-"t at tne clos
!n ,ot .."? ".tock ennement, return
ng to their home on a midnight train
Hut nlgnt Bpeaklng of the piienome
nal success ot his stock company since
his opening in Washington, Mr. Poll
'What mote can I say, than that
....,,., i.,lu nit, ruyauy. x wu.i
1 could keep my Mock voinpuny hero
th rmi-lif.il i Ha uii.. .. T .' .
VnUflfrivlttn fnntiiiM r ..i..n !"
-----". "---"- i-.b.i.u..iy maau
imu iiuuag urn a ii .mDOB-.D.a lor
till liv nnhllnil. !..,. '. . ...
... .w vui,uuu w org in, tnis
theuter. I am going to give Washing-
ton inn hniit iitiiitrl1l n ......
prices that hs over been given, and
..; mm hid ureseni siock com
lany buck to Washington, shortly after
Christmas, I ask that the same cordial
treatment be extended them as has
been the rule during the summer season
iUHf f InaA.l "
The announcement by Mr. Thatcher
U'HM tinlf,l nf t, n.nMM n ..... ,.,......
of the audience as they passed out of
... ureuici, a. mosi gratiiying ussur
unce that thero will be u continuation
of the Poll amusement policy for tho
National Capital. We have all realised
that Mr. Poll represents ceiUIn Iduals
in the matter of high-class amusement,
and Washington has come to like those
'"'". - "is piuyers very much in
deed. Nnl a 111. n .k- . ..
... A ,,,D aucccBs ot me
.. .... H..Bu.a ,HUU, uj ins local man
ager, James Thatcher, and his New
... manager, car. Kenton, Dotn of
whom have "been on the Job" con
stantly since the opening last April, and
u niiiM. ,-uijBiieiiuous worx xor me
success of the company has been added
that of every member of tho Poll
With hundreds of others who have
formed the Poll habit, the writer hopes
the Poll Players will come back to
Washington, and that their coming
will not be long delayed.
For the second week 'of high class,
popular prlco vaudeville, 8. Z. Poll will
present Ward and Curran, the team of
funmukrrs, as the headline attraction In
his Avenue theater. Ward and Curran
have been known to the play.golng
public for twcnty.flve years and for tho
last ten years they have been seen In
vaudeville In the great character
eaeicn. "ine Terrible Judge." Next
week they come to Poll's with an en
tirely new corned offering which Is said
tp afford them even bigger opportuni
ties than the "Judge" skit.
Second nlace on the hill will h rw.
cupled by Franco's Animals. Franco
Is recognised as one of the greatest
trainers of Kurope. If Is bringing to
America this season what he terms an
"all-star cast of simians," and 'the act
wnicn ne presents will have an edu
cational as well as a ttarfllngly novel
and convulslvelv comic a1u
Felix Adler, greatest of reconteum,''
..111 occupy Wie monolOKIBl S POSItlOn On
the bill, with new stories and clever
Thu Premier Duo, the Longdons and
the Zola Bisters are also among th
conspicuous features of the ten acts
that comprise the diversified entertain-
To Crowded Houses.
Two of the companies which are to
present "A Butterfly on the Wheel"
this season are already open and play
ing to crowded audiences. Miss Winona
Shannon, slater of Effle Shannon. Is
playing the title role In one company,
which Is now In Boston, and Miss Doro
thy Lane, who made her American de
but last season with Lewis Waller, In
"Monsieur Beaucalrc," Is playing the
same part In the other company, which
Is now In Indianapolis.
JOHN GRIEVES. Manager
Pletro, the accordlon.plano monologlit.
Is said to have paid more for his Instru
ment, which Is a combination hand
also- of a piano and accordion, than lio
would have had to pay for a grand
piano. The Instrument, In addition to
being a very delicate and elaborate bit
of mechanism, Is especially costly be
cause tne msnurscturers consider them
selves fortunate If they make a. sale a
'year. There are only a few people In
the world who can play them.
T. Arthur Smith renofts that th
course sale of seats for the New York
Phllharmonlo Society orchestral con
certs at the New National Theater la
the largest In the history of that or
ganisation. The performances at Poll's will be
gin) at S and at 2 o'clock, the first fea
ture being a photoplay, this,: enabling
the regular vaudeville program to be
irin.Ai fliA usual hour for matlne and
evening, but giving the early arrivals
Edwin It. Curlln, the former stage di
rector of the Columbia Players, Is now
iwimvlnff a similar position with the
lock comnany at Schenectady, N. Y.
He has taken with him as members of
the comnanv. Jerome Renner and
Kmest MaughUn, scenic., artist, both
late of the "Columbia 'forces.
'George Stone, a burlesque comedian,
who will be seen In Washington this
week, claims, to be the first actor to
'"rortuce the Barbary Coaat dances on
the stage In the East. Mr. Stone was
at one time a performer In Ban Fran
cisco, where he becomes an expert In
all the outre dances of the Barbary
Next week's attraction at the Lyceum
Theater will be Charles Daniel's "Whirl
of Mirth," which Includes the following
register of performers: Eddie B. Col
lins. Frank Walsh, Tod Browning,
Clyde J. Bates, Leo Mayo, the Georgia
Twins. Alice Walker. Ethel Vernon,
George Topack, Fanny St. Clair, and
Flossie McCloud. The staging of the
production la one that the management
claims will bear favorable comparison
with any organization of Broadway ori
gin. The opening burletta, a one-act
hour of hllarttv and song. Is called
"Cartoon Land." Then comes the vau
deville program, followed by the grand
review, "nuDDlng it in, ' wnicn serves
to Introduce tho entire company In a
succession of musical number and
satires on timely events.
The Taxi Girls." headed by the bur
lesque combination, the Farrell Taylor
Trio, will be the attraction at the '
Gayety next week, following "The So
cial Maids." The chief feature of tho
show will be the vaudeville specialty,
"The Minstrel Man." The Scmon Duo,
Ward and Bohlman. Wooley and
Woods, Ida Bayton. and the Morln Sis
ters will bo among the principal enter
tainers, who not only have leading roles
In the burletta, but who aro also In
evidence In the olio.
The entertainment Is divided Into two
acts, the tlrst laid In Mexico, where two
stranded actors are trying to launch a
circus, and unluckily borrow SS00 from
the sheriff of Vera Cruz, who subse
quently keeps them In hot water.
A lively chorus, attractively costumed, .
and a wealth of tropical scenery are
features oi tne entertainment.
NO LOSS OP TIME
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Two nights on water. Sunday at
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