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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7. 1913.
STARS APPEARING THIS WEEK AT THE THEATERS
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Comedian's Father and Mother
Are in Cast Which Will Per
form at National.
GeorRe M. Cohan, who is presenting
mmsilf in his latest pla. "Broadway
Jones." will ocupj the striae of the Na-
tlona' Theater this week. He will b?
supported b the same conpany which
surrounded him dur!n the Ions run of
this fine American pl.iv M the Georce
M. Cohan Theater, in Nw Yo k oltv.
The story of "Broacrna Jones' cen
ters abojt Jiickson Jon, nicknamed
"Brocdwjtv.-' to become an habitue of
"the greatest street in the orld " To
ERtisfv mi ambition, he ti-tnds a for
tune ciiKas - h mse!f to a wealtliv
vidow old enouch to be his mother.
but before the wedding takes place a.
nen uncle dies, and leaes him another
The company surrounding- Mr. Cohan
in "Broadv.-iy Jones" includes his moth
er and father. Helen F. arid Jerry J.
Cohan. Georse Parsons. Clirence Her
itage. M. J. Sullivan, John Fer.ton, Rus
stll Tincus John Klendon, Fletcher
Harvev, Adr Gilmar. Mary Murphy.
Edith Luckett. and other.-.
Theodore Roberts Will Appear
in Role Which He Created
Ten Years Ago.
Poll's Theater announces for tomor
row night a revial of Georse Ade's
comedy. "The County Chairman," with
Theodore Roberts, who created the role
of Jim Hacklcr. the County Chairman.
in his original part. Richard Buhler
v.-ui nave the role of younc Tilford
Wheeler, the County Chairman's junior
law partner. Miss Izetta. Jewell will ap
pear as Lucy Rlgby, daughter of the
District Attorney, and heroine of the
love story that furnishes the sentiment
al episodes of the play.
William D. Corbett will have the role
of Elias Rlgby. which he created in the
o-lsinal Western production ten years
ago. Stanley James, an old favorite In
"Washington, will make his first appear
ance with the Poll Plaers tomorrow
night as Sassafras Livingston, the
quaint darky who furnishes much of
the comedy of the play.
"The County Chairman" Is full of the
breezy Ade philosophy and quaint
humor. The story is laid in Antloch.
a little Indian town, in the period of
3RS0. It concerns the efforts of Jim
Hackler. the County Chairman, to over
throw his bitter enemy. Ellas Rigby, the
District Attorney, and elect young Til
ford Wheeler In his place.
" SHEPHERD OF THE
HILLS" AT JUaDEMY
Play Is Written From Harold
Bell Wright's Famous Novel
of Life in Ozarks.
Harold Bell Wright's popular novel,
The Shepherd of the Hills," of which
a million copies have been sold, has
been made into a plaj by its author
with the atsistanx. of Elsbery W. Rej
jiolds The wtond production of this
j Ia in this city will take place at the
Aeidt.ni this week, starting tomorrow
Th plai s r-ractiealU a t-ue ivirra
tue of li'e anion,: the humble dwellers
of the Ozarks There is a mystery of
tie hills that often terrines. but at lat
the solution is brought about by pele
and the bheperd, and it Is the latter who
Is most deeply afflicted and concerned.
Mrs. Grant Matthews, Miss Maude
Norton Curtis: Grant Matthews, sr.. JZ.
Sprague; Sammy Lane. Miss Jean
Ward Grant Matthews, jr.. Roy Suth
erland. Dajilel Howett. Harry Nelson;
Pete Mis Mabel Thorpe; Wash Gibbs,
Ja nes Baber; Prcachin' Bill. Ray
Brown Ollie Stewart. Fred W. Roth;
Howard' Mr William i:sterbrook;
Hank Will Morton; Joe. Walter Busbi .
J . m L. Southworth, are the cast.
ith a compan of eight players,
-fven of them pretty girl singers and
p'jscurs, and elaborate wem and iight
v g effects, "Woodland Memories," .
spectacular offering including the sounds
f the forest and Held, with art pictures
f 'The Wood Nymph" and "Evening,"
will be presented as the leading attrac
tion at the Cosmos Theater this week.
illiam Ljmpe and his hix playerb will
offer a charming little comedy, with a
dramatic thnll. entitled "A Dinner For
Ive." which has been making a hit in
audeville this sason. and Douglas and
Ixiuglas, with an unusual dog. 'will offer
nn exhibition of mixed acrobatics. TK
s-iillings. banji wituotos. arc billed fo:
ji program of banjo sp-cialtles, and fJar
tieh and Gernsh for an offering of songs
and nonsensical t-lk. Additional fix
tures will be the l'atlii- Wcel.li news
pictures .and a series of selected come
dies in motion pictures
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Nine Acts on Program, All New
to Washington Vaudeville
House Audiences. '
"Bought and Paid For," At Be
lasco Next Week, Has Rec
ord of Popular Approval.
"Bought and Paid For." which comes
to the Belasco Theater for one week,
beginning tomorrow evening, Decem
ber 8. Probably no play produced on
the American stage In the past few-
years, has created as much favorable,
discussion from people In all walks p,fj
life as George Broadhurst's Interesting !
drama. This has ben emphasized most
conclusively by the large attendance
accorded this, attraction when Pre
sented here last season, and by the
glowing tributes In the press reviewa.
The play impresses Us spectators, by
the naturalness of its serious themc.sC
sweeps them along with Prolonged
gusts of laughter by its incisive humor-)
ous uiiciri:Lt:riii.iiuiis. xiougne anu
Paid For" is a comedy-drama of con
temporaneous life. The story deals with
tho trials of a young telephone operator"
who marries herself to a different sort
of a man than the one she had antici
pated. His great falling Is that he.
drinks too mucn. as a result, she leaves
him, and remains steadfast In her de
termination -not to return to him intll
he Rives his word of honor that he will
drink nomore. This he, as stubborn
as she, refuses to do. In the end.
though, the two are reunited, and the
pledge appears as t basis for a newer
and happier association in the future.
TO PRESENT COMEDY
Book and Lyrics of 'The Maid
of Marchfeld" -Written by
Donnelly, of '14 Class.
THE ATRIC AL NEWS NOTES
A condensed version of "The Yellow
Jacket" may bo seen in audeille.
"The Blue Mouse" is to be made into
a musical comedy for early presentation.
Cohan and Harris are to produce
shortly "The House of Glass," by Ma.i
Walte: I.aurence and Frances Cam
eron are to appear In a new musical
Minnie Dupree has bei n cry success
ful in "Carrots," formerly used by Lthel
A second company is to be organized
to play George M. Cohan's "Seven Keys
riorence Reed is to play the leading
feminine role in "Unde-r Cover," to he
produced by the Sclwyns.
The Godowskv tioupe of Russian smg
ery, dancers, anu musicians will be a
feature of the Cosmos Th-atei bill n-t
week, in a program or their nativ pas
Charles F. Hat us, who niad- laina
and fortune out of his .ong. "After t!i
Ball," has w ritten a play alld A
Limb of the Tree." whir.i If lo ! pin
duced In Milwaukee bj a stoek eonipan-.
Frank A. Burt U ading comedian at
the burlcqje hous tiiis ueew. appears
in burlesijue for the Hrt time aft r a
long period, having been in taudevii
In England for the- past eight jears.
Maude Rockwell, prima donna with
I the Golden Ciook company, at the Gii-
etv this week, is making Ihi llrst rea
son in burlesque. She was formerly
with Webi-r Fields stoek on the P.i
At the Casino next week the Six
September Morn Diving Girls will be
the leading feature of the bill. Walker
and 111 will appear in a merry farev.
"Just a Girl." the Aerial Leems In
mid-air r.v.t. and Atkins and Shannon
in a vocal and instrumental offering.
JcfTeiy Farnol, author of "The Broad
Highwaj." has made rapid stiides u
fame-. It's not so very long ago tli.tt
J Farnol was painting stenriy at the As-
tor Theater. New York. As a matter Jf
Jact, "The Broad Highway" was written
during off time from his scenic work.
Principals of all the Washington
schools are to be the guests of manager
Woolfolk, of the Academy, Monday night
at the pel formance of "The Shphe-d
of the Hills," which will be the attrae-
J tion at the Academy this week The
i play is of niue'h llterarv interest, being
ja dramatization of Harold Btll XJ'right's
' iinv el of the same name
Comedy will reign at B. F. Keith's
theater this wee There will be nine
acts, and not one of which has been
seen here. Foremost will be Jack
Wilson, singing comedian, with Ada
Lane and' Jack Boyle, the trio of fun
makers offering "An Impromptu Re
vue." Another attraction will bo the
latest production by B. A. Rolfc, the
English vaudeville Impresario, "The
Purple Lady," and in this tuneful me
dium there will be Ralph Lynn, Helen
Juliette and other players from the
Rialto. Klaw & Erlangcr have per
mitted Gertrude Vanderbllt and George
Moore to take part in this week's bill,
and these entertainers win be seen in
"A Singing Dansante."
Another inclusion will be Josephine
Dunfee. the prima donna of comic
opera and a concert singer of note.
In songs and selections. Louise Gal
loway, with her own company, will
play home life comedy drama, 'Lit
tle Mother," a play alternately draw
ing tears and smiles.
Other features will be tho De Lasso
Brothers, casting adepts; Alberta Moore
and Myrtle Young, stage beauties,
who offer a charming interlude; Ed
die Lo-ve and Jannettc Wilbur "The
Flying Meteor and the Aerial Venus:"
the pa the motion pictures, and the
pipe, organ recitals.
"Les Miserables" Gofng.
This afternoon and tonight at the New
' National Theater the fainous photo play
'of Victor Hugo's ma-sterpici e. I.03 Mis
erable," will b- show 11 for tin last
time. This lilm was made and at ted in
Fiance with well-known actors only 111
tlie cast, and reproduces with fidelity
the seencs in which the novel was laid.
Dtainat'f interest Is sustained all the
uav through, mid its firm hold on popu
laritv in the e'apltal is shown by tho
r'jwd" that saw all the previous per
i COLUMIilt 1 1M.ATKIt MM
And TOMORROW MAT. at 3:3
SUNDAY MAT., DEC. 14
Fop. Prices, 25c, SOc, 75c, $1.00
Friday Afternoon at 2:15
The Clover Club of
A program of martial music will ac
compaio the patriotic pictuies, includ
ing "the Battle of San Juan Hill" acd
"the Spirit of "70," which will be of
fered as the headliner at tho Casino
Theater this weU by the Hough Itiders'
Band of mm musicians and tableau
poseurs. A mtirj little farce is proM
lid by Ja'U lluulliy and his three
players m Tin Ti.mtibs of Mr. hh1
Mrs Brown, and laughter by Walter
Milton, the unique "doctor with the am
bulane," who made a hit with his mon
ologue last ear Others include Wilson
and Bundj, lumeily aciobats and at 1
letes, and ihitmr. and Moore in an up
to-date skdeh uf songs intermixed with
laughable e-liattir Added features in
elude tho .'surpnse party" tomorrow
evening, the Country Stoic on Tuesday,
and Wednesday evenings; tho piin-i
dancing eontcsts Thursday evening, and
tin- amateurs Fi iday evening, with the
1 'g Christinas novelty. "The Children's
Tuv Store" Filda.v afternoon at 4 o'clock,
when liftv tov iiles will he awarded
to lueky yoiingst rs in tho audience.
"Tfo Maid of
A Musical Corned I ndrr the ole
and 1'erNonnl Direction, of Cnrunna,
Maltrr Dc Ballet.
Motet Choral Society
OTTO T. M.MO.V Director.
Wednesday Afternoon, 4:30. Dec. 10
Unusual program of Motets and
Choruses of Italian, German, English
Schools Christmas Music about the
tree Soloists. Tickets, ?1; also, EOc
at theater bos office,
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.eorjir Vile'.s t.rentrHt Cornell),
THE COUNTY CHAIRMAN
THKODOIti: ItnilKUTS In hix original role or the County Chairman;
MISS I7i:TT JBWEU Itlt'HAItn Ilinil.liH, and AMI.I.1A1I 1). COII
IliriT In oilier IiIk roles, aud
UanhliiKton'M l'aorll Comedian,
I.Ol IS MA.N UI5.VJ"1T SLfflCiS,
"ELEVATING A HUSBAND"
Gcorgo Totten Smith and Jack Strouso
wrote tho books and music respectively
for the Golden Crook Company vehicle
cf this. year, entitled "From Kichcs to
Bags" at the Gayety this week. Maude
Rockwell, prima. Donna. Frank A. Burt,
tramp and dialect -comedian, Frank
Dobson. eccentric comedian and dancer.
and Flo Vernon, singing and dancing
soubrette. are featured in this two act
The first two of the four scenes in act
one are laid in Xew l'oik and of the
last two, ono Is laid in Vienna, aud the
last shows the palace of the queen of
light. Bayo. in the MllUy Way. Act
two is laid in Paris at the Chateau des
Bevs. All the principals appear in
specialties, while the Hippodrome tour,
a spectacular Kuropean ballet, and the
Furnpean ballet and the Golden troupe
cf Russian dancers are nmong tho
vaudeville numbers. An Apache dance
by Messrs. Burt and Dobson and Maud
Rockwell and May Hall is a Parisian
specialty. The chorus Is mado up of
thirty singers and dancers.
An event in the history o George
town University is scheduled for Friday
afternoon at 2:13 o'clock, at the Colum
bia Theater, when the Clover Club will
offer a sumptuous production of "The
Maid of Marchfeld," a musical comedy.
The book and lyrics were written by
Edward McT. Donnelly, of the class of
'14. John G. Carter, son of the late
Senator from Montana, has employed
the services of Caruana, the maltre de
ballet, and the staging under his care
has been eminently satisfactory. The
gowns especially designed for the "girls"
aro said. to delight the feminine heart.
The principal part, that of Arlette, the
maid of MarchfeW, will be played by
Delphin V. Rodriguez. Playing opposite
him In the hero role of Carl will be big
Gardner Duffy, an imposing factor on
the football team. Then there will be
Lochran Daly as Hans, Joseph Grimes
as Otto, tdward I. Devlin, Jr., as wen
zel, Edward McT. Donnelly, the author,
as Goldstein; Williams Burns as Prince
Oscar, M. Donahue as Helen, and Wil
liam Butler as Carl's tough valet,
The last of tho Philippine travelogues
by Burton Holmes, that have proved so
unprecedentedly popular, Is scheduled
for tonight at tho Columbia Theater,
wfTere Mr. Holmes will take his patrons
for a "Cruise Through the Philippines."
In accordance with his usual practice,
ho will repeat the lecture on Monday
afternoon at 3:S0 o'clock. The trip will
tako tho visitors to all of the important
points of tho archipelago, excepting the
Island of Luzon, which was the subject
of two previous offerings, with stops
at the cities of Hollo, Cebu, Jolo Jolo.
and the military camps and Moro set
tlements of Mindanao. ricturesque
ness will be added by a call upon the
Sultan of Sulu. in his comic opera capi
tal, where tragedy is always rife.
S MAGGIE TEYTE
Prima Diiuna of
Chlcnco-l'hlln. Grand Opera,
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Seats, S2.50, S-'.OO. l.r0, $1.00.
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am. this wkiik, c'o.mmi:cim: tomohiiow ,iivtii:i:
The LaiiKhiiiR Hit f the I.ntct Xm ork iifeessos
JACK WILSON to
Tho Popular Broadway Character Farceur, in Mcrrv Team-Work Willi Charminz Ada.
Lano anJ Jolly Jack Bo!e In Their Jlnslinu Skit.
Spiced vtlth SonB" "An Impromptu Itcur" Unrnlxhrtl "With Danei
The Comic Opera Songbird.
Louisa Galloway & Co
In Delicious "Little Mother "
Impresario LJ. A ROLFC Presents His Greatest Noveltv
"THE PURPLE LADY" nJEPShm
A Muslinl Comedy. Suporhl) Served by a I-arso Cniupuio, ami Seasoned
li Sonss i:nemble-s. and Specialties of Kire Quality.
De Lesso Qros
Sensational Castlns Champions
Albarta Moore & Myrtle Young
Two of StagelanU'a Sunniest Girls.
Eddie Lo-ve &Jannette Wilbur
"Tlio FljInE Meteor and the Aerial Venus."
Patha Moving Pictures
A Weeklv Kevlew- of Recent Events.
SPECIAL- GERTRUDE VANDERBILT & GEO MOORE
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S More Rows at 50c.
A1XK XOTADLE CU.NCKHT .XLSIIilUIS
PIIC CniJUADnO His Merry New
UUO tUff AllUO "Song Revue of 1913"
VALERIE BERGERE & CO in ''Judgment"
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THE 6REAT ' IITEUATIOJIAL SUCCESS
Bought l Paid For
BY GEORGE BROADHURST '
A Race Between
Smiles and Tears
You Laugh With One
Eye, cry with the other
Aa plared 15 months at the Plarhonae, Xeir York; 6 month at the
Prlncenn, Chicago; 6 month at the Adelphl, FhlladelphU;
0 month at the Xew Theater, London.
Next Week Seat now
NIGHTS ON BROADWAY
WITHIN THE LAW S
ALL THIS WEEK
MATS. WED. and SAT.
Only theater In Washlneton offering exclusively American and foreign stars ot first rank.
- Final Appearance Here as an Actor
THE STAR OF ALL STARS
M llliri HIV Stage Has
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A AND BIS OWN COMPANY
THE GREATEST SUCCESS OF MR. COHAN'S WONDERFUL CAREER
IT H B "WHOLESOME
COMEDY THAT EX
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ATMOSPHERE OF AB
NEXT WEEK-HATi, WED. AM B SAT. SKATS THUKSDAT
CHARLES FROHMAX preaenta
In HIa Xenreat and Fannteat Comedy.
a littije water o?j the side
Victor r Bxo'aBIjutervIece KeallatfeallT
Pertrayed la Metloa Plctares
Prices, 25c, SOc
Bex Office Opea at 19A.MJ
NEW NATIONAL TMEATRE
LEOPOLD faTOKOWSKI. Conductor.
Program: BRAHMS. Sjrmphonr No. L C
Minor: SCHOMANX Concerto for Piano and
Orchestra; WAGNER. Vorsplel & Llebestod.
Tristan 4 Isolde."
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Last Year's Wonderful Success
Harold Bell Wright's
Beautiful Romance of the Ozarks
Presented by an Un
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