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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. SATURDAY; DECEMBER 14,; 1918.
OTFOR 'YOtttt COJfVE.MEXCE AAD GCIDAXCirfa.
DAILY SCHEUULK 11 K. M. to 11 P. t. 'Two-Hour Performances
at Hits A. JL, Ills, 3ll5. SilS. TilS. SilS J. M. Supplementary Attrac
tions, Odd Bani De Laze Feat are. Even llours. Last ssovrlnc of
Feature at 9?45 P. SI.
SUJTDAT SCIIEDCLU Si30 to 11 P. 31. Performances at 3, 3. 7. and
0 P. SI. Last showing of Feature at Site P. 31.
F St. at 10th St.
SHni.MS OF THE SILENT ART
The Metropolitan Originate. Our Intent Innoratlon Symphony
Concerts In conjunction vclth our rraulur performance, i to S30 P. M.
Classical and Popular Selection. Special Xnmbrn Upon Request. Finest
Concert Orchestra In Washington, and ao acknowledged by all
mnsfe lot era In the city.
!:30 to 11 P. M. MOX II A". M. to 11 P. 31.
The Screen's Matinee Idol
In The Itomantle Comedy Drama ,
."The Man Who Would Not Tell"
Extra MO.tTGOSlERY ItOCK la "Darin nnd Dynamite."
Special Orei-tare Grieg's "Peer Gynt"
Added Metropolitan Topical Digest.
TUESDAY. WEDNESDAY Entire change Of program In response
to Insistent public demands the Committee on Pablle Information
presents United States Official War Picture
Under Four Flags
Positively last tiro days. The picture that made all Washington'
talk. When you see this production yoo'll know Just why Germany
nought pence. Special musical Interpretation.
-SHOPPERS' MATINEES The Ideal place to rest after a tiresome
shopping trip. Cheeking privileges free.
THURSDAY. Fill DAY. SATURDAY Entire change of program.
Star ot 'The Traveling Salesman" Renown
In Rex Beach Story of Humor and Excitement
' "TOO FAT TO FIGHT"
Extra delusive selected comedy. Special Overture ; Von
Snppe's "Poet and Peasant.'' Added Metropolitan World Happenings.
House of Distinctive Refinement
1 ' i "i
Superior Concert Orehextra Exhilarating, Faselnsilng Music IS
Sol Artists Interpretative Organ Recitals.
ztxo no il P. M. jgllfJ.MnM, m to n p. m
The Delightfully Winsome Star
MADGE KENNEDY ii "A Perfect Lady"
So. s Elinor Fields in. "Dan Cupid, M D." No. 3 Knickerbocker
'Topical Digest -' " , Z.
, Attraction Extraordinary
PRIVATE HAROLD PEAT glpi!fftf&t&
In the Trenches and Back With a Smile
Extra Lawrence Semon in "Humbugs nnd Husbands" Extra
Wonderful Dounle-reature Program
MARY PICKFORD ia "Johanna Enlists"
Extn Louise Fazendn and Chester Conklln In Sennett'a Farce,
"HER FIRST MISTAKE"
act" TO ti n st fi ,T ",!U TO 1 P- M.
1 EARLE' WILLIAMS -"The Man Who Would Not Tell"
So. S Lyon and Noras In "Guilt.'" No. 3 Knickerbocker Edoea
,3C3fDAY. MONDAY CONSTANCE TALMADGC In the Ilrllllanl
aree-Comed), "A I.ndj's Xante."
TUESDAY. WEDNESDAY MARY PICKFORD. "The Darling of the
Screen," In "Johanna Enlists."
THURSDAY CARL WILLIAMS In "The Jinn Who Would Not Tell."
FRIDAY. SATURDAY PniYATE PEAT In n Pleturizatloa ot III.
Own War Story, "FrHole Peat."
StJ.VUAI. MONDM DOUGLAS F1IRBANKS In "He Comes Tp
TUESDAY MABEI, NOnMAND In -A Perfect 58."
WEDNESDAY LIN'A f AAA LI En I in "A Woman of Impulse."
THURSDAY JUNK ELVIDGE la "The Zero Hour."
TO SERMONIZE ON
Sermons relating to questions aris
ing from y the war and the resulting
reconstruction of the national life of
all nations will form the principal
features of tomorrow's morning and
evening services in the city's
Two sermons of a different type
and of marked InteresL are those of
the Rev. James L. Godron. who. al thel
exenlnr service at the First Congre
gational Church, will discuss "When
Is a woman Justified in living a sin
gle life." and that of the Rev. How
ard I. Stewart, who will speak on the
question "Why many young men do
not marry" at the evening service at
the .second Baptist Church.
"The Matchless Miracle of Litera
ture" and "The Unwon War on Every
Aian a uana. are tho morning and
evening sermon subjects of the Rev.
Henry Allen Tupper, of the First
The Rev. Charles Wood will preach
at the morning and evening services
at the Church of the Covenant and at
3:30 o'clock there will be the first or
a series of "uplirt services" arranged
especially for strangers in the city.
CapL Dickinson Este. an American
ace. will speak at the "at home"
meeting at 7:13 o'clock.
At the Ecklngton Presbyterian
Church, the Rev. H. E. Brundage will
preach "at the morning service on
"Will the Peace Conference be Opened
With Prayer?" and In the evening on
"The Sccretof Joy."
An' esperanto memorial In honor of
Lazarus L. Ramenhof, the author of
esperanto, will be held at tho W. C.
T. U. Hall. 622 Sixth street, at 5:18
o'clock. The public is invited.
To Worship In New Chapel.
"Glittering Flesh" will be discussed
by the Rev, n. Hex Swem at the even
ing service at the Centennial Baptist
The Rev. Earle Wilfley. of the Ver
mont Avenue Christian Church, will
preach on "The New Meaning of the
Cross of Christ" at the 11 o'clock
Tho congregation of the Columbia
Heights Christian Church 'will worship
In the new chapel. Tark road, oppo
site Hlett place. The Rev. E. B- Bag
by II Is peak on "Choosing the. Color"
at the morning service and on "The
Real Soldier" In the evening.
The Rev. Paul Lane-horn, of the Pet
worth Baptist Church, will preach on
"A Christian World Order" at 11
o'clock, and in the evening he will
speak on "The Tre-emlnent One."
The members of the "Atta Boy"
COmnanv will Tnt last f"tmi4av'an. '
tertalnment at the Ingram Memorial I
Congregational Church at 8 o'clock,
and SergL Harry Carson and thlrty
flve men. with Private Jack Cook, of
the Y. M. C. A. forces, will partlcl-
World Emergency." and at $ o'clock
on "The Imperial Christ."
Rev. A. H. Zimmerman will speak
on "The Keynote in the Work of Re
construction" at the headquarters of
The Helpers. 173 Wlllard street north
west, at 11 o'clock. ,
The Rev. w. M. Danner w'Jl be the
sneaker at the Christian Endeavor
meeting at the New Tork Avenue
Presbyterian CITurch at C:C
Robcr E. Oibby. of Liberty Hut, will
address the railroad men at their 4
o'clock service at the Terminal R. it.
Y. M. C. A. at Union (nation.
The Rev. Earle Wilfley will speak
on "Move On" at the T. M. C, A. lobby
service, when the choir of the
Ukrainian Society of New York will
Special services to pay the debt of
the Church of the Nativity wilt ire
held all day. "The advent drive Is
for the Nativity debt. or $10 is
asked from each family," according to
a statement by the rector of tho
"When the Boys Come Home" will
be the subject of a sermon by the
Rev. George A- Miller, of the Ninth
Street Christian Church. A patriotic
service will be held In the evening,
at which a roll of honor, containing
100 names of the boys In the service,
will be unveiled.
To Conlrm SS0 Catholics.
A meeting of the' archdeaconry of
the Episcopal church will be held
Monday evening in Epiphany parish
halt, the topics of consideration being
problems of church administration.
The sacrament of confirmation will
be conferred upon a class of about
230 children and adults at the Holy
Comforter Church, Fourteenth and
East Capitol streets, by the Right
Rev. Owen B. Corrlgan. bishop of
Maora and assistant to Cardinal Gib
bons, tomorrow. The Rev. C. E.
Wheeler, the pastor of the church,
will be master of ceremonies, and
Bishop Corrlgan will preside 'at sol
emn high mass, which will be cele
brated by the Very Rev. 'F. Sherry.
The deacons of honor will be the Rev.
J. R. Matthews and the Rev. A. Gill.
The sermon will be preached by the
Rev. J. M. Hayes, and the Rev. J. J,
Dillon will be master of ceremonies.
Thomas M. Harvey and F. J. Hlckey
will be sponsors for the boys and Mi's
Mary Roth and Mrs. Mary Reynolds
will act for the girls.
The board of religious education
announces that the December meet
ing of the Sunday School Institute
wilt be held at St, John's parish hall.
sixteenth street near n.
"John Wesley and the French Revo
lution" .will be the subject of the
morning sermon tomorrow by the
Rev. James L. Gordon In the First
Congregational Church. "Predictions
About tre Peace Table, a sermon in
which Dr. Gordon spoke about, Presi
dent Wilson's visit abroad, has been
printed and wilt be distributed.
The Senior Christian Endeavor So
ciety will hold a young people's meet
ing Sunday afternoon between 4 and
0 o'clock. The usual endeavor meet
ing will be held at C:S0.
D.C. JEWS PREPARE
FOR $60,000 DRIVE
The Rev. Cove Griffith Johnson will
preach at the Immanuel Baptist
Church at the morning and evening
services, his subject being "Pulpit and
"Burled Treasures" will be the sub
ject of a sermon to be delivered by the
Rev. Newton Preston at Peck Memo
rial Chapel at the evening service.
At the New Tork Atenue "Presbyte
rian Church, the Rev. Dr. Wallace
Radcllffe will preach on "Wartime
City of Confusion" at the evening
service. Me win also preach In the
"The New Age; Its Teacher." and
"The Supreme Tragedy" are the torrici
I of the morning and evening sermonn.
respectively, by the Rev. F. W. John
son, of the Grace Baptist Church.
Real Victory Bread.
The Rev. J. J. Mulr will preach on
"Real Victory Bread" and on "Puxxled
at the Cross Roads" at the mornInr
ana evening services at the Temple
"Faithfulness" and "Circles" are the
subjects of the morning and evening
sermons by the Rev. J. E. Brlrcs. of
the Fifth Baptist Church, at E. near
Seventh street southwest.
"War Time in Britain." is the subject
of a lecture by Dr. Charles Moore,
chairman of the fine arts commission,
to be given at 8 o'clock at All Souls'
Unitarian Church. Mrs. Beulah If.
Dunwoody will sing. The meeting Is
In charge of the Unitarian Club.
Dr. Philander P. Claxton will speak
to the men's Bible class of the Mount
Pleasant M. E. Church at 0:30 a. m.
ine Jtev jonn I
HOME SAVINGS BANK
RE-ELECTS ALL OFFICERS
At a meeting of thelstockholders ot
the Home Savings Bank, held Tues
day. December 10, there were re
elected for the coming year the same
directors as at present servlng-r-Wil-llam
H. Burch, Alex S. Clarke, An
thony Gocgler, John B. Gelr, M. G.
GIbbs, J. P. Herrmann, R. H. Johnson,
C Kettelmann. G. Percy 'McGlue, 'Wil
liam Miller, Howard Moran, John H.
Ruppert. B. F. Saul. W. E. Shannon.
James F. Shea, John Shughrue.
The directors, at their meeting last
Wednesday, re-elected for the coming
year the same officers as at present
serving President. B. F. Saul: vice
presidents, Woward Moran and James
F. Shea: aecretary. Alex S. Clarke
treasurer. F. G. Addison, jr.: assistant
treasurers. E. 8. Swan. D. S. Vanables,
and H. W. Ireland. The usual semi
annual dividend of 6 per cent was de
clared, payable January 1.
As the first more In a KO.000 drive
to secure funds for the aid of Jewish
war sufferers In Europe, teams of
campaign workers will be 'organized
at a local Jewish relief committee
meeting tomorrow morning ot the Tosw
and Country Club.
Simon Lyon, chairman of the local
committee, of the American Jewish
War Relief Committee, this morning
stated that he had no doubt but that
Washington would not only exceed
the quota assigned, but that the flgurrs
would be doubled or treble.
December S6-30 Chosen.
The meeting l III be called to order
at 10: and plans will be speedily
formulated for this, drive. The tenta
tive dates of December SS-30 hare
already been set.
Bo appealing are the dispatches from
war-ridden Europe, that the drive
probably will be. boasted, not only by
Jews, but by members of every faith
as last year.
. Jacob Bllllkopf, executive director of
the American Jewish Relief Commit
tee,, ht has given first Impetus to
many successful campaign, will be
present at the meeting, to give tho
workers the benefit of his experiences
in previous campaigns.
Mr.. BlUIkopr. it Is thought, will en
deavor Jo Impress upon the workers
the need for (the laying of a few well
laid plans 'Immediately If they, would
gain their goal In the short time at
lotcd. 13 Millions This Year.
Louis Marshall, chairman of the na
tional executive committee, has writ
ten to this city asking R. E. H. Lyon
to strte with Simon Lyon.
"We raised ten million dollars last
year. Mr. Marshall stated In his let
ter, "but -fifteen, million, will be the
minimum for liU. To accomplish this
great task, Washlnrton must, and un
doubtedly will, again do Its generous
FAMOUS "STILL ALARM"
AT LOEWS COLUMBIA
2 KILLED, 2 INJURED AS
HYDROPLANE HITS CLUB
NORFOLK. Va.. Dec. Jt Two en
listed men were killed and two en
signs injured yesterday afternoon, when
a big hydroplane, known as the ls-lK,
tent headfirst Into the Willouxhby
Club, near Seventh street station, about
twelve miles from the city. The dead
are Radio Expert Thomas Vincent
Jones, V. S. N.. of Gadsden. Ala., and
.Macniniii s aiaie i.ieuyn w. Alex
ander, of New York city. The ollot
Copenhaver will Is said to hare lost his way in a dense
preach at 11 o'clock on "The Present fog.
9th Street at G Franklin 3730
Contlnnons. It A. SI. to II P. M. Box Office Open at 10 A. M.
FRIDAY HALE HAMILTON In "Five Thousands an Hour." LAW
RENCE SEMON In "Humbugs and Husbnnds.
SATURDAY WALLACE ItEID In "The Man From Funeral Range."
CIIAS. MURRAY In Vhoe Little Wife Are Youf"
VS ' WON I'HED STONE. In
Vrhe Goat.7 -Humbugs nnd
Hashands," Two-reel Vltagrnph
TUBS HAI.K HAMILTON In
7Me Thousand an Hoor."
WED, TlirnS. DOUGLAS FAIR
BANKS In "lie Cumes Up Smll-
JTRL-JUNE ELVIDGE In Tie
&UX Mnv.nnivri .
BAMis In -lie Couea Cp &mll
1 '" """"JI.eTrjlt-
WFD. GE11ALDINK Fannin
In "The Hell-Cat."
ITHUKS HOSCJTAnV THEnV In
t "'"J " ur. D"7'" "Humbugs
-,... wuuus, -ivro-reei Ylfa
SAT. MADGE KVAKS In "The
Love XW BILLY PARSONS In
"BUI Settle Down."
Fn fA"ES RAY In -Law of
SAT. HALE HA "IILTON In "Five
Thousand nn Hour." CHESTEn
COJfKLIN In -Beware " BVard.
The Wonder of Washington
I'l.lAla PHESEXTATIOX TODAY OF
NAZI MO VA
EYE FOR EYE
Supplemented by n Series of Incomparable Contributory
Features Including Last Appearances of
THE FAUST TRIO
Exclusive Premiere Presentation
Today at Moore's Itlallo. Strand nnd Garden Theaters of the full
UKXVfoot reels depleting the ,
SURRENDER OF THE
GERMAN GRAND FLEET
Turning back the pages of thea
trical history to the period In the
early eighties when melodrama was
In greatest demand, when East Lynn
and other lesser lights were com
manding packed audiences there
dawned a new era for this type ot
play when "The Still Alarm" made Its
appearance. This magnificent pro
duction waa an Instant success be
cause the author. Joseph Arthur, em
bodied in Its story the real heart
throbs of heroism and scenlo won
ders climaxed by a story of love and
adventure that touched tho sym
pathies of even the critics of the
time. For many years "The Still
Alarm" played to packed houses from
coast to coast until It became the
recognized greatest success of the
Small wonder then that the big
motion picture producers of the
present day have picked up the
wonderful story ot "The Still Alarm"
and produced it in stupendous form,
adding, the real fire scenes and real
fire engines that, were filmed from
time to time in anticipation of this
gigantic feature. "The same clean love
story that made the stage' play such
a great triumph has been photo
graphed with the aid of such well
known stars as Thomas Santschl,
Befsle Eyton. and Fritzl Brunette,
who have given their art to make
this the most wonderful of melo
dramatic film successes.
"If realism means anything in the
success of a picture." said Manager
Klein of Loew's Columbia, "then The
Still Alarm' will be a aure winner.
We were able to secure only four
days' run of this film, due to Its
great demand In other cities."
The Columbia management has ex
tended an invitation to all members
of the local Fire Department to at
tend a private showing of the pic
ture Sunday at noon.
Coming at the time when thrillers
have been confined to war subjects
for lo long. It will be a real relief to
view a stirring picture of domestic
surroundings. "The Still Alarm" will
be shown at Low Columbia until
Thursday, when the bill changes and
Dorothy GIsh will be shown in "The
DEATH OF BOY. 15
George II. Marks, of IMC Sixth
street northwest, has been held fur
the action, of the grand Jury by a coro
ner's 'Jury investigating the death of
Ednard Stewart, fifteen years old, of
Boulevard Heights. Md who was
struck by an automobile In front of
CIS G street northwest on November
20. Stewart died at the Emergency
According to ths testimony brought
out at the Inquest, .Marks drove his
machine from the-garage at 813 O
street northwest attan excessive rate
of speed and struck Stewart, who was
walking past. Stewart's death was
caused by a fractured skull.
Q. Frederick Prost, forty-six years
old, of Riimford, R. L, was knocked
down by an automobile operated by
James Howell, colored, of 30 O street
northwest. In front, of the Union Sta
tion last nlghL, Frost suffered a
Knocked down by an automobile
while crossing Seventh and S streets
northwest, Edward Holloway, sixty
years old. of 2039 Georgia avenue
northwest, waa slightly Injured or)
the head and face. Jacob Goldman,
1350 N street, waa driving the auto
mobile. Slight damage resulted when an
automobile truck of the American
Express Company collided with a
street car of the Washington Railway
and Electric Company at Delaware
avenuo and C streets northeast last
An automobile operated by Judge
George C Aukum. of the District
branch of Police Court, collided with
an automobile truck operated by
William Harris, of 404 B street south
east at Second and C streets north
east yesterday. .
HllajURL Hat, Today, 3O0
rttsrtea lroliHM rtsssnts
laltU Crests Trias,
Tho Hener His f amUf
XEXT WrrK HEATH STOW
-rnurr times i.v axexka
Charles rrshmsn rrtoratt
la J. H. Barrfs's "rw Comedy,
NflNMY MAT. AT 4:31
Reserved Seats. Me. TS aa Si
IN HONOR OF U. S.
'The civilian population "of Belgium
during. German occupation waa keen-'
ly alive to the event of the war and
real news percolated through the
censorship quickly despite every Hun
restriction. Lire behind tbe boche
lines In Belgium was described with
fmlngled humor and pathos for two
audiences of the Xatlonal Geographic
Society yesterday by Mile. Suzanne
SUvercruys, daughter of a justice of
the Belgian supreme court.
When Italy came Into the war,"
Mile. SUvercruys said, we, of course,
were not allowed to celebrate by
wearlnsr the Italian flag but we cele
brated the event Just the same by
wearing a small bit of macaroni It
we could get It. When the United
States came In we were In a quanp-j
ary. Vfe could not wear the Stars
and gripes, but Belgian men. 'most
ot whom wear mustaches, or beards,
as Is the fashion in our country, ap
peared clean shaven to" look like
This young girl tinder, the stress of
unusual circumstances and the desire
to help her country has developed Into
a remarkable public speaker. When
she came to America she did not
speak a word ot English. Now she
haa only a slight and very attractive
accent and makes her audience laugh
or cry as she wills. Mile. SUvercruys
was introduced to the audiences by
Gilbert Grosvenor. director of the Na-I
tional Geographic Society. The, Bel
gian minister. M. E. deCartier de
Marchienne. and a nuniber of the at-1
taches of the Belgian legation were. I
her guests. j
trti .'., If
LAST TIME TODAY
William I'ox Presents
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Sbe la compelled to lead tae
life tkat makes ker hat ker
own keaatr, wkleb shearer her
la tha eyes of ker sea.
"Tke She Devil"
Tka Story of a Beautiful Waasaa
Without a Conscience
"LEAVE IT WJUHT
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Xsilaee. Tkmsday as Satarday
THE MEAT rUCfOAN I
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la America's Most BssaUTol Mldetty Gar
dens, to Motion Pteturss and Jardla Musis.
Penn Gardens, . ESSi
TODAY. 5t3 TOSnOIiT. StS
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Today, 209 and CcM P. X. Soaae Sfco
"FILL IF W"-rcH
LT. Crrz-RICB OTHasK JOTS
TNE NEW LYCEM
Pa. are. at 11th at. Phone Traak. TMi.
AH This WssV MsHoeos Bafiy.
District of Colombia moat go over
tbe top hoy W. 8. S. now.
SIRS. O. H. P. BELMOXT. Presiding
Spenkersi Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blaten. Mtaa Maud Younger aad Others.
Jaae Osborne Hannah will sing
a Procession of Women of Enfranchised Nations.
Picket Prisners Will Be Prcseifti Witt
Sunday December 153 P- M,
ADMISSION FREE. '
P LOEW'S !
F St. at 13th
Continuous lOiSO A.M. to 11 P-M.
C LOEW'S H
P nt llh St.
t'ontlnuous 10t30 A.M. to 11 P.M.
"FUSS AND FEATHERS"
3 to 11
10 CO A. M. to
11 P. SI.
10c and lSe.
FOUR DAYS ONLY
Beginning Tomorrow at 3 P. M.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
TODA1 LAST T1SIES
An Oriental Mnsferslwe.
TODAY LAST TIMES
01 h Ilrluiv !
Dave "Snuffy" Marion
In Ills !rnrt Sensntlon,
Wvt Week The l.llirny filrls."
Iaiing Washington. .Seventh Street
Wharf. -' 311 p. m. nnd 7 30 p m
1-eavlng Camp Humphreys for
Washington 5 p. m and 0 30 p. m
Arrlvts at Wnthlnstun
7 p. m. and II p. in
Twice Dally, 3 to StSO to 10t3
In America's Largest and Finest RlnV
Polite Instructors. Refined.
CeHlral Coliseum YVe,-aKS:
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the oi ill HLftnm
The Most Spectacular Melodrama of All Time
A super-picture enacted by a notable cast of
players, including Thomas Santschi,
Bessie Eyton, Fritzi Brunette! reaching
the pinnacle of dramatic effort amid the thrills
of fire the most tangible of visible mysteries.
Ask Dad He Knows.
"The Hope Chest"
A Oormlajr ComMr-Dramo.
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