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Week-End Edition, September 16-17, 1916.
EL PASO HERALD
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It is too bad the British cabinet re
fuses to be filmed Perhaps another
Charley Chaplin mi-rnt have De.n ui-'
cohered among the members.
A man m Philadelphia has en ar- i
rested for giv mg away $10 bills. He
could have kei-t out of jail if he had I
emploved the method usual in Penn
sylvania for that sort of work and J
gut ii out certificates of deposit
Mhy 'Not lie Honest .llinut Itf ,
In St Louis the courts adjourn to I
see the ball game. In Washington
coriKre.o does not adjourn, and the poor ;
sergeant at arms has to get all hot and 1
perspirv pretending to look f jt the
absent imnilieis in the hotel corridors
More drrmon lugenult?. .
Jul,rii p t tlie number of ports that j
1'ave ontidential irformation that the
Brem. n is to arrive there, the cele-b-at-
el Mll.inai ine must be coming '
acrot-;- the Vtl mtic in sections. t
'1 he Iorce for Curiosity.
ll-on i let l"p at 5 a m. Every
J?a Heidllne Irobablv o he y an
t.tt th papers and find what the other
ungulate is sating about hun.
to THE BAJST-
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The afer foursr.
Th- are not gi'ini; to notif Mr.
Fairbanks of hi: iiominatlon till Aug '
SI. thus Kt eping hun in ignorance nf
the fart that he i in the lampaien
until it is too lat for hun to blleht it i
apprtciabl bv anj speeches. I
The I'ir f lnniplr.
Talk of iinc out the Lusitania. '
note v.as ittiitc'l I the mistake tf aj
elf rk in the state lepartment- Ap
parent lv the ilerk w.is trinj; to he
up to the standard!, of the administration
n Uomlrr Ife Quit.
Thp uljects o the kn of Greece
chased him hom with lr ckbat;- be
cause he wouldn't declare for the allit
and his wife met him on the doorstep
with a rolling pm demanding that he
declare for the Teutons otherwise he
had a very jolly life.
Did the railroad men eer consider,
that if there had -een a strike i'-
ham -Jennings Brjan would have been '
ob!ii?td to go to the expens- of hi-inr
an automobile in order to keep his
L'hautau-iua engagements' !
Sensation Follows Sensation
in Big, New Show; other
NEW "iORK. pt 16 If you can
imagine the essence of a reat
cirrus indoors, only much finer
and more artistic than any tented ex
hibition you haie eer seen, ou will
pet some idea of "The Bis Show,"' as
Charles Dillingham chooes to call his
latest -wonder at the Hippodrome.
Sensation follows sensation in be
wilderinj; manner, the possibilities of the
vast reaches of the preat playhouse are
realized magnificently, riots of color and.
gorgeous revelries of sound unite to
produce a spectacle which has perhaps
neer been equalled.
The three major episodes are a mon
ster minstrel show, a pageant on the
ice and the Anna Pavtowa ballet.
The minstrel show comprises 400
white and black singers, which certain
ly has never been touched in the his
tory of minstreley. Old and new sonjrs
are intermingled. Good quartets and
double quartets warble and strike those
barber shop chords vhkh find the way
to the heart.
Ice Ballet Is Swell.
The ice ballet is smarter and more
brilliant this season, with Charlotte and
the other old favorites present. Hilda
Ruckerts wins applause with her imper
sonation of a doll on skates. Miss Pope
and her partner, Mr. Kerner, an Ameri- j
to the foreign skaters.
The Pavlowa ballet is in four scenes
and is entitled "The Sleeping Beauty.''
The theme is taken from a fairy tale by
Charles Perrault. The lithe and nimble
Anna, has lost none of her ancient
charms and she has many clever though
less known male and female toe artists
to second her. The costuming and
scenic effects are delightful.
Elrphants at Baseball.
Two teams of elephants play a gro
tesque game of baseball, in which one
sees a perplexed pachydem pitcher am
ble down to home for a whispered con
ference with a stockv catcher, while the
batter looks on disdainfullv. Another
thrill is furnished bv a motion picture
plav ending with a piece of real drama
in which a man fights his way out of a
den of lionR.
A manelous effect is produced in two
Potter and giies him Ler savings to go , France Demarest. who Sas lieen one
back to ew- York. J of the pillars of the Winter l.arden for
Carried Off to China. seeral years, played the girl, and her
Before he can go. his lather's agents I work wa6 quite artistic Hal Forde was
carry him off to China and there he the millionaire, borae really cleer corn
drops through the social strata to an ' iy was contributed by George Hassell
infamous opium den. He finds Marceile nd Louis Simon.
striking pictures, one showing banks of
cadets drawn up before the capitol at
Washington and another the crew and
officers at attention on a battleship.
This does not by anv means exhaust
the list of wonders, but it will give some
idea of the latest effort of the Dilling
"T'je Man Who Came Back."
Some strong situations are developed
in J. E. Goodman's stage version of
John F. Wilson's novel. "The Man Who
Came Back," which William A. Brady
produces at the "Plavhouse." Henry
Hull does splendid work as a voung rake
who sinks deep into the lowest cess
pools of human life and then pulls him
self to the top again with the help of
a woman, Marceile (Marv Nash I, who
also makes the ascent out of the depths.
Henrv Potter, a wastrel with nothing
essential! bad in his character, is sent
bv his rich father to make his way in
San Franu-i-o. Here he is seen six
months later, a drunken patron of a
cabaret, where Marceile is a singer. Al
though tb repels the adanres of eerv
one else -.he i- touiliiti In the storv of
an inmate here, but one who has kept
nerseit irom tne worst disaster of a
woman's life. She has followed him to
the orient, believing herself abandoned
by him and has come to her present
plight through ague ideas of revenge
on him. The3 decide to start life oer
Xext we see them on a pineapple farm
in tne .Hawaiian lsianas, prosperous and
happy. The young man learns she is
sinking back into her old habits. He
strikes her with a horsewhip and dis
covers site is only pretending in order
that be may return to his father.
Hits the Girl.
He does accept his father's proposal
that he return for six months and at
the end of that time we see him united
with the true woman who has followed
him. in a very effective and satisfactory
The interest in the play is well sus
tained and the audience's sympathy for
the two main' characters is gained and
held. Mr. Hull is a rather boyish hero,
but he rises' well to the great demands
his part makes on him. Miss Xash por
trays her role in skilful fashion.
"The Girl from BranL"
Good, solid, noisy, melodious music pre
dominates m the lirl irom iJrazil, a
musical comedy in three acts at the
Forty-fourth Street theater. The book
is bv Edgar Smith and the Ivrics by
Matthew Woodward, while the music
was contributed by Robert Winterberg
and Sigmund Romberg. The original
version was by Julius Brammer and Al
fred GrunwakL Together these gentle
men have turned out a very acceptable
entertainment. The music, for the most
part, was extremely well interpreted.
Beth Lydy, who made so favorable an
impression in the recent Lew Fields
show, has the prima dona role. Miss
Lydy has a gorgeous voice and besides,
is extremelv pretty. John II. Goldswor
thy. who sang the tenor role, has a
round, full voice of pleasing quality.
Their duets were remarkably well done.
The storv is that of a millionaire who
has become insolvent and who has ar
ranged to marrv his beautiful sister to
the baron von Roedigan. reputed to be
"A Pair of Queens."
Fun is fast and furious and the plot is
simply bewildering in "A Pair of
Queens." a farce credited to three per
sons, Otto Hauerbach. A. Seymour Brown
and Harry Lewis, at the Longacre the
ater. It is one of those swift, light pieces
which no one can see without coming
near cracking a rib from mirth.
The piece contains plenty of crooks
and police, a jealous wife, a comic serv
ant and other commonplace ingredients,
but these are stirred together to make
a confection well worth setting before
toe dramatic public.
Honors Are Even.
The honors of the evening are divided
between Maude Eburne and Hugh Cam
eron. Miss Eburne will be remembered
as Coddles in "A Pair of Sixes,"' another
Frazee production. Mr. Cameron was a
comic cop in "A Full House," a third
farce for which we are indebted to Mr.
Frazee. He now takes the part of a
Joseph Snntley plavg his part welL al
though it is a pity he has not more
chances to sing and dance. Kathleen
Clifford and Elise Scott should also be
mentioned. It is a gingerv performance,
which will disappoint nobody.
The Square Players.
The Washington square players began
their first full season in the Comedy
theater with a program of four play-
in? body OiiKht to Knoir That.
A c i-nti'-t informs us that the eat- '
Inir of on ons hu.tas constitutions In
otht- wens'-, a man is as strong as his '
Bread Cnst on .the Ylater. '
Perhips if the strike had come Bel
gium and 1 oland would hae sen! is'
back some i.f these prowsions we hae
been sendi'i oer there
lets cho-en from their sucve-es of the
pa-t tun winter. These were '"Litera
ture' r ii-.'. riealh Speaking."' -A Mira
cl oi vaint nthoin,'' and "A Boer." all
comeihe-. e learn that the pTaers
will yxin appiar with some neu an.l 1
things v.Iucli should add to their farre
for unique productions.
Grand Opera in Stadium.
To open air grand opera performances.
under the auspices of the Chic Orche--
tral societt are announced to be gin
in the Lewi-ohn stadium of the College
of the citv of New York on the eemng
of Mondav. Sept. IS. and Thursdav. Sept.
21. It was here that the communis
masque, "Caliban," was performed last
fin the first of these evenings, 'p'o
Walkuere" will be sung, and on he ... -oinl
Taall. ria Ruticanna ji 1
"PaglUici." The mjr- and churn- hi'
been recruited from the fon.s ni t'ie
Metropolitan Opera eompanv. an.l -e-eral
of the te. hni al official- of that or
ganization hate volunteered their as
sistance. Light For the Audience.
A new- svstem of lighting will enable
the audience to follow the librettos dur
ing the performances. Xew accoustical
devices will be introduced bv Kdward
Siedle to a-si-t the hearing facilities.
If the out of doors performances of
these operas prove practicable, it is like
ly that plans will be made bv the Civic
Orchestra society to carry out an elabo
rate program next summer.
! verv wealthv.
Would Wed a Fortune.
The fact is the baron is penniless and
plans to marrv the girl to rehabilitate
his fortune. The arrival of the girl from
Bra7il bears the fact. She holds a claim
against the erstwhile millionaire and
comes to press it.
He undertakes to borrow the money
from the baron at a time when the
baron has just decided to solicit a loan
from him. Each learns of the other's
lack of funds. It develops, however, that
the baron's suppo-ed wealth was the only
one that stood in the way of his suc
cessful courtship of the girl he loved.
She preferred him without money.
Ends in Usual Happy Way.
The girl from Brazil conies to the res
cue by offering the baron a position as
superintendent of her ranch in Brazil,
and in the end everybody is happy for
the former millionaire himself goes to
Brazil, starts a ranch of his own and
marries "the girl from Brazil."
"The Girl from Brazil" has, in addi
tion to its good music, a large and at
traetivelv gowned chorus and some beau
& News Notes From Movieland &
ny diisv nci.
ART BROOKS and Alan Fisher
are married. This does not
mean much to picture fans.
but when It Is explained that Mary
Brooks Is Anna Little of the Flying
A and Alan Fisher is Alan Forres:,
then Interest is aroused.
The pretty marriage at Santa Bar
bara recently was the outcome of a
romance extending over two years.
Miss Little was given away by r.iii
ard Willis, her friend and business rep
resentative, while Rena Rogers (Mr
Frank Borzage) and Rhea Mitchell
made the necessarj background and
shed the usual happy tears on behalf
of the bride Frank Borzage handed
Alan the ring at the proper moment.
Ufl HODGES II TWS CO.
TO BID FAREWELL HERE ON SUM
TWELVE NEW GOWNS
FOR ONLY ONE FILM
"When Louise Glaum was rat for the
difficult role of Leila Aradelle. around
whose base career "The Wolf oman"
revolve?. Miss Glaum set about the task
of deslgnm? and building the arious .
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tion of the play.
The sown which is. perhaps, most J
appropriate to the character she por- .
trays is the "devil sown." socalled be
cause of its similarity to the robes worn
by the senerally accepted likeness of I
Mephisto. It is of a lustrous red silk, i
fitting Just snugly enough to accentuate
the lines of the wearer's ficure. and
with a cape to match depending from
the shoulders. A tiphtly worn head
dress of spangles, with a protruding
feather, completes the crtation The
whole materially aided Miss Glaum in
illustrating the serpentine charms of
NIGHT on a New York Roof
Garden" will be at the
Teas Grand Sunday for
three good-bje performances, one in
the afternoon and twice in the even
ing. Tomorrow makes the termination
of the Hodges and Tynes orsanization's
engagement in EI Paso. In all, S3 per
formance will have been staged dur
ing the past several weeks and the
truthful press agent alleges that 30.000
persons have contributed from a dollar
each downward to witness the three
bills offered Allowing for the pub
1icit eipt rt's usual enthusiasm, it may
le saij that seldom has one co-rpaiy
'' '""e as endeared to i cal theater
Prol'ably "A Night on a New Tork
Koor Garden ' was the best liked of
the three hills offered. So many re
quests have been made for its repeti
tion that Jimmie Hodges determined
to offer it in place of a new bilL How
ever, he says, there will be much in
the play that is new. A number or
new musical numbers will be intro
duced and several comedy scenes will
be injected while the old favorites will
The Hodges and Tynes' show departs
eastward Monday morning Two one
night stands will be plaved between
El I'aso and Oklahoma City, where a
three weeks engagement will be in
a igurated next Thursday
The Crawford circuit promises to
rirg Undoes i-d Tjn-s I atk next sea-
n with a E'w repertoire.
FILM "THE BARRIER"
IN YUKON SETTINGS
Interest of motion picture fans all
over the country is now centering on a
forthcoming Lubin production. "The
Barrier." a pictunaztlon of the virile
novel by Rex Beach, author of The
Spoilers" and "The Ne'er Do Well." both
successful in book and photo play form.
An all-star company of I.ubin players
is now in the Yukon country and work
is well along on the production It is
the intention of director Edgar Lewis
to use, wherever possible, the exact
scenes and locations spoken of by Mr.
Beach in the novel
A special tram, consisting of a Pull
man, a dav coach and a baggage car.
was chartered to take the plavers to the
"locations." The baggage car was fitted
up as a testing room. As the various
scenes are taken they will be carried
overland to the car. which will be left
on a railroad siding, and there thev w ill
I li? fly
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HONOLULANS PROTEST AGAIN5T
EXPOSITION HULA HULA DANCE
Two I'rettv Hawaiian Dancers at San Dictro EsDosition Who Have Aroused Protest of Ha
waiian Officials. Although They Have Been Admired by the Most Cultured Men and Wom
en m tho rnitvl Statps Thev" Answer Tint the Real Hawaiian Hnla as Danced on the
Islands Would Not He Permitted in This Country At Left Is Kashinano Lokalam; at
Rifht Is Her Si.ster. Lei Lokalam. i
Giaceful Dances Which Have
Charmed Notables, Called
Hawaii has protested against the
hula hula dance given at the Exposi
tion bv Princess Lei Lokalam and
her pretty sister. Kahinano. With
the m,);,t cultured American citizens
cppiauains. the protest
ai ro-.s trie jpa mc comes from the
Ji.iwanan promotion committee,
w h' h savs the Exposition dance "is
r.ot d. hula at all. but more of a Chl
ongo hoochi-kooohi. . . that the
S.T. Diego exhioition of the hula Is a
disgrace and a blot upon the fair
name oi territorial Hawaii
James Miaw. father of the two
prettv dancers, savs that he would
not prmu them to dance the real
Il.iw..nan huia that if the real huhx
a.s da.K-ed on the i.-'ands were danced
on tlie Uthmuh. the authorities would
drive them off the grounds
Pre--identi.il Candidate Charlefi
Kv.ins Hushes and Mrs Hughes, who
saw the hula .- d meed bv the Ha
wanans on the visit of the Hughes
p.irtv to t,. '.xposition. apparently
were high'.v pleased and saw no vul
B.mn "ih. ' distinguished visitors
to the KxpoMtion. including some of
tne iron prominent women in the
T'mteri M-.tcj.. of whom Mrs. Josiah
Cowl.-, president of the Fed
l o, ,.niens Clubs of Amer
ica wis i'e i.ust. have been given
sieeial eh,hitions bv the Hawaiian
troune a"J no unfavorable comment
has been made
A representative of the greatest j
left San Diego a few days ago with a
contract for Princess Lei Lokalani
and members of her troupe for a
vaudeville encasement throughout
the I'nited States, pronouncing them
the finest entertainers of their type
either in this country or Hawaii. For
grace and beauty, he said. Princess
Lei Lokalani is without a Deer in the
United States, and her brother Eddie
he declared the finest player of the
steel guitar he has ever heard. Au
ditor J. B. Pendleton, in charge of
the Hawaiian Village for the Expo
sition, says no complaint sas been
made against a. single dance since
offered J the Village was opened.
in tne lace or tms general ap
proval by Americans, the Hawaiians
are still ;i-eatlv exercised at the in
sult the say is being offered thera.
A spectal feature article published
the past week throushout the United
States said 'the native hula hula that
Americans see is an expurgated edi-
turned from the mainland, hichidins
a visit to the San Diego Exposition,
concerning a Hawaiian entertain
ment on the Isthmus.
"At the Rotary Club meeting yes
terday. S. II. Lowery of the firm of
Lcwers & Cooke, in referring to a
recent mainland trip, said that some
thing should again be done by Island
organizations toward stopping so
called hula dancing on the mainland.
which gave a very bad impression of
our island life. Mr. Lowrey stated
that be visited this huia dancing
Plats and was absolutely and thor
oughly disgusted with the exhibition,
stating that it was not a hula at aJU
but more of a hooctu-koochi of Chi
cago Fair Midway fame. He stated
that perhaps his auditors would
agree with him when he said that the
hula, when properly danced. Inter
preted oldtime legends and per
formed in similitude on religious
rites, was something which had evea
tion of that which the brown-skinned esthetic value.
girls do on the famous "Waikiki ' "But. he said, the exhibit on the
beach In the original it is too re- Isthmus was a disgrace and a blot
vealtng and too primitive in its dii- upon the fair names of our territory.
play of passion, but to the Hawaiians and he asked the Rotarv Club to
it is, even In its most exnrewdve ' take some action -with other oreanl-
form, not an immoral thing Thev
see nothing in it but untamed love in
the co-ordination of muscle and
Disagreeing with all or these au
thorities against the original hula
hula and in favor of the charming
entertainment offered by the San Di
ego Exposition Hawaiians. the letter
from A P Taylor secretary of the
Hawaiian promotion committee, ad
dresed to the vcretarv cf the Ex
position and published in the Hono-,
lulu Bulletin. August 4. reads as fol
zation which would tend to elimi
nate this feature from the San Diego
"At the present time we have only
heard from Mr Lore. but presume
if I interviewed ether people who
have attendee 5,.u"- Exposition the
storv would be the same In Saa
Francisco thev had two or three Ha
waiians, but the ma form were white
women. I presume from South Clark
street I am told that there are
some Hawaiian people n the San,
Diego Exposition and t' at at one
'0s: time they were -sorn'd with the
"I believe ou will agree with me i San Francisco hula inhibit Tf they
that it is fit and proper for me to I are the ones thev Lma mi cenrl-
call attention t-i a complaint made by I ments verv thoroughlv and the atti-
vaudeville nrgamzt,on in the world one ofour Oahuans who recently re- ' tude of this territory
quet ball and stunned- Wyland Track
took a header from a biejele and was
done up in bandages for three da.vs.
rnd two others weie nearly drowned
for art s sake in mukinft the new Key
stone coined. "The Feathered Nest."
Anna little in one of her wild west
stage experience, said to be almost a
double of Mr. Beach's character. The
role of Lieut Burrell, the hero of the
novel, will be portrayed by Victor
Others in the cast are Rosemary Carr,
Howard Hall. Mitchell Lewis and Rus
Miss Margery Daw, who was fast
summer's Farrar find, and who has
done hits here and there in Laskv pic
tures, sometimes with a label and some
times without, is going to be launched
in the star realms, it Is whisnered she
will be taken east to join that aggrega
tion or famous I'lajer-Laskj insenues.
Considerable enre tv. , ..... """' ""' WI" u- lne ne-a OI n
selection of the v oung woman to por- I 3
Mabel Julian S.oU. an .', of -T Vc'U wVtm ' t. I wltu ' . V-
Looking around for favorite fiction
to film, the Success Films company,
v. huh h.i.s hem verv recently incorpor
cted, puked on Botctoio's "Decameron.-
whuh is to be translated to the
celluloid via the m ren version pre
pared l.v Robert II. McLaughlin, -who
was responsible for "The Eternal Mag
dalene " That, too. is to be filmed by
this company, which announces that
Constance Collier will play the lead.
After Julv 1. 117. all films ---, in i
Vmenca must have French as well as matinee. "Texas'
Kiiglish .titles, and subtitles, if thej are. I nl'.a and Is said
m or -wo in ijueiiee. according to a
rulinc l .-.heiiff l.cniieut hairm.ui of
the province of ymbec board of censors.
TEXIS, 'GENTLEfflN GORILLA.' WILL
Speaking of the Hall of Fame, stand-in-,
s,,le 1 sic'c in frc-it of the Criterion
theater in w Yoi k are portraits of
lhoiii..s H Inec and Christ
v ill the
- n who
PnuBABLY one of the most Inter
esting and nove'. acts in vaudeville
Is "Texas." the "gentleman goril
la." who will be the feature act at the
Crawford theater starting tomorrow-
has studied the go
to e xceed him In
strength It Is s.ud that he picks up a
4500 pound weiitht -s if it was a feath
er and swings .6 men on Ms neck and
many other feats of strength. Besides
the manv- exhibitions of strength, "Tex
as' will gie some verv valuable advice
on p'lvsn-ii developments.
l.eon V Mev gl
'"ii (i-.i ine I '1 ' a offer snme
n Urn or''"icr reproduc.n
t in piomineat persona m
public life, as we 1 as to ri prod ,
cal celebreties. Her .,u ls classed
among the best in her line i
King Brothers, novels . omedv ath-
ie.e.S',we"ald ,0 1""e '- ! thoseV.
acts thet keep an audience ,., a uproar
of laughter and is pronou ee.l by the
booking offi. e as an excellent jet.
John II Spear comedian, promises to
bring in a ktid full of ne tk .-
J laugh at 6
The usual seml-weeklv chin-. -.
Pathe photo productions wsl! round out
what is expected to be a good vaude
T-xas Is the reventh -ti in . .
her a t celled -The j w1,h" tint '" i" and ruTUl u pop a-
The a eras -nafres fa J ra way csn
the tniud Matt:s , jj.,, )er.