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Saturday, April 24, 1915. •
LOCATIONS OF THEATERS
APOLLO, 1131 1133 Broadway
COLONIAL, 9th and Broadway
MELBOURNE, 916 Pacific Aye.
JEWELL, 1320 Pacific Aye.
SHELL, Pacific Aye. at 14th St.
VAUDETTE, 1112 South X St.
LIBERTY, 906 Pacific Aye.
PALACE, 12th St. and Pacific Aye.
IDIiK Hoi It HII.J.
"The Price of Silence," one of
the bis features of the Alice
Joyce series, is featured on to
day's new bill at the Idle Hour,
South Tucoma. With it Is "The
Sheriff's Reward," with Tom
Mix. "In Bridal Attire," with
Billy Quirk and Constance Tal
madge, and "The Fletir de Lts
Ring," Biograph drama.
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The new allow today at the
Lyceum, Sixth and Anderson. Is
headed by "The Chorus Girl's
ThanktfKlvinK," a two part stago
drama: "This Is the Life," Pathe
comedy, and "Perils of Pauline,"
episode No. 15.
The most sensational, thrill
lnß iii;. ( ever shown in
picturps. Aviators i> n 'mi ■
each other while flying 60
miles an hour throwinn
bombs which bring an aero
plane crashing to the
ground, and many other
'The MyMerioiiH Contrugrav'
Features Marie Walcamp
and Wm. Clifford
Murdock McQuarrle In
"The Fear Within"
Clias. Ogle in 2-Tteel Comedy
"The Heart lireaker"
Program Changes Monday
Itegtilar HeliX Jungle-Zoo
Wild Animal Pictures
In a Vitagraph Comedy
Hearst Selig News
Lillian Walker In
"The Gutter Snipe"
WE SHOW THKM FIIIHT
Knnility, Monday, Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle
In Motion Pictures Illustrat
ing AH the Kate Modern So
Be Sure To See It.
A real feature—one that
you will long remember.
This film is reproduced on
the screen in natural colors
and the photography has
never been equaled.
Heat Hot. Bent Oast.
4 Day* Suiting Wedneaday
"THK MTTMCBT RKIiKL"
Seven Reel Dramatization/The
. Sea Wolf," Comes to Liberty
Holuirt Bosworth, n.s "The Wolf," in the dramatization of Jack loinlon-, famous story, "I lie
Sea Wolf," ut the Liberty Mtartin it ttunday. '
iiov many hundreds of motion
picture followers have voiced
their intention to view the pic
turi/.ation in seven master reels of
Jack London's great novel, "The
"Perpetua" and Swain
Pictures at Colonial
Scene from "The Arrival of Perpetua," in which Vivian Mar
tin, Hie bewitching rival of Mary Pick ford, has the leading role,
at the Colonial.
Every one of the thousands of
baseball fang who attended the
Swain benefit ball game last Sun
day, will want to see the motion
pictures of the game and crowds
which will begin a week's run at
the Colonial theater Sunday.
Every fan who attended the game
will be in the pictures and it will
be interesting for some of the
most fanatical fans to see them
selves as others see them through
the motion pictures.
The pictures are some of the
best baseball motion pictures ever
attempted and all of the close
plays in the big benefit game are
carefully recorded and repro
duced in the movie*.
"The Arrival of Perpetua," a
five-part Shubert feature pre
sented by the Wsrld Film corpor
ation, displays Miss Vivian Mar
tin, the charming Seattle motion
picture actress, in her lighter
moods to the best advantage.
si <.Alt GROWERS PROFIT,
TOBiUXX) ri.AVTKKN IXMiK
Philippine sugar growers are
thriving and the tobacco growers
are suffering hard times as the
result of the war, according to
Fred Shoemaker, superintendent
of audits In the Islands. Saoe
nmkor. a former Tacoman, is her*
on a visit with hts parent*, 424
South L strett.
HHI $ est Offerings BE& '
Sea Wolf," at the Liberty theater
beginning Sunday, is not known,
but the general sentiment and
numerous expressions heard, and
inquiries received by John Sic-
Stage Funny Man
Goes Into Films
And now i.i>w Fleldr. has
"broken Into the movies." The
old-time comedian has appeared
on the screen with his parter
Joe Weber and they look Just as
natural and funny as they do on
Fields appears a* I.ndwig
Streua in "Old Dutch," his favor
ite comedy. And Vlclan Martin,
the movie star, plays I aid wig's
THS TAOOMA TIMBB
fert indirates that the little the*>
ter will be taxed to capacity.
Hobart Boaworth, the lallfor
nla tragedian, is featured as the
cruel mauler of the seven Mac,
and his artlntry lend* startling
realism to the scenes lifted bod
ily from Jack London's story.
Many motion picture followers
will take pleasure, too, in follow
ing .lack London through the
various scenes. Mo was disguised
us ;i Hailor when he appeared be
fore i!>.> raiuora to aid the actors
In making their work successful,
but can lie Natality distinguished
by Un- careful observer.
In Dance Film
At the Apollo
Mi. mill .Mm. Vi-i-iion CiiNtU,
ulio Imvi- net all New York
dance Rtad, in their fainou* ilannp
film at the Apollo Uteater, s«art
in« Sunday. In this Him, ttie
\>mon rMhtl«>« give rtemonstra
tlonh of all the laUMt ate|M and
modern ito^ety datiren.
HUMOnCi WILL PLKAD
HK HHOT IN IHKKVSK
Samuel Dlaakovich, charged
with having killed his friend,
George Kapovik, at Huston, yes
terday was charged by Assistant
Prosecutor Cramer with man
slaughter. Blaskovlch will plead
not guilty, and will base his do
fens* in tbe trial which will fol
low oa Nlf-defeaMb
Big Dramas Featured
At Vaudette Theater
"The Prict of Silence," • two
part ml-i. Joyce drama with an
nil Htitr Kalein cast, is the big
feature of Sunday* bill at the
Vaudette, iiih and K. "The
Lady of Dreams," a beautiful
two-part liic'xnipti drama, ■Chief
ly Concerning Males," a Hobby
Connelly comedy, and "Sweedle
ami Hit Dor," S. & A. comedy,
Chaplin Imitates Him,
His Admirers Declare
Blllie Ritchie, declared to be
iii" niHii whom Charlie Chaplin
i.nii.it<... proved a tremendous hit
at the Palace yesterday when he
opened in "UeartM and Flames,"
a ridiculous comedy, and today
will l>« the last oyportuutty of
There 1m nc.thing forced about
, Ritchie's comedy. He wan for
merly a London nuiHic hall utar,
as wbh Chaplin, hut Ills brand of
humor is of a tnor<> nutural and
self-contained character than his
more advertised contemporary.
There will be a big special bill at
tho I'alace for Sunday.
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The regular Saturday Sellg
Jungle Zoo wild animal plctura
will he shown at the Shell to
day—The Tyrant of the Veldt. 11
A. strong Lubln drama, "A De
layed Reformation," will be the
headllner. Sidney Drew will ap
pear in a Vltagraph comedy.
Tomorrow's Shell bill Includes
a Helen Holmes drama, the
Hearst Sellg News, Lillian Walk
er In a VitaaTiiph comedy, and a
Sellg drama entitled, "The Gen-
IN THE EDITOR'S MAIL
Short Utters (ram Tim., naim. «l irautl Interest am* without
•"•»»«! mu11."., -11l »• prlßted. u'rlt. abuul ..,lhl.« .r an,bad*
r*n "••a, but do aol bar* m■!!.•<• «• your Motive. Mvi lall.r. arc
■<t >rl>ts4 b.uaua. th«r «• too Was. Km* ••- .h.rt. '""•*" ***
t lil I li IMS "THK NIGGER"
Editor The Times:
Bring a stranger in your City
of Destiny, I stopped In the Lib
erty theater. The house was
crowded. "The Nigger" was the
The play was overdrawn —I
upeak from eiperience, having
been reared in the midst of hu
man slavery. My people were all
I should think when one sees
the growing spirit of ktndlineas
and reconciliation between the
North and South after the fright
ful differences of a generation
ago, it ought to be a source of
deep congratulation to all.
No girl would turn a man
down because he had a streak of
negro blood in his veins, If she
The time is not far distant
when a man will be judged by
his character and not by the
color of his skin.
I believe in the brotherhood of
man and recognize no class dis
tinction. The whole machinery
of slavery was so constrncted as
to cause labor, as a rule, to be
looked upon as a badge of degra
dation of inferiority.
There was an element in the
north which wanted to punish the
southern white people. The
south laments today the slow,
steady disappearance of a certain
type of negro, the faithful, the
courteous slave of other days.
It Is full easy now to see that
the man who lost home, fortune
and family at a stroke and saw
his land ruled by mules and ne
groes" was really benefited by
'the passing away of slavery.
Give me a play that has the
i faculty of bringing out in every-
FOR COLDS, IHFLUKNZA,
COUGHS, SORB THROAT
To get the beat results, take
Dr. Humphreys' "Seventy-seven"
at tbe first chill or shiver, the
first feeling of the Grip. ■
If you wait till your bones be
gin to ache, till you cough and
sneese, hare sore throat and in
fluenr-a, it may take longer.
Pleasant to take, handy to car
ry, fits the vest pocket.
lie and 11.00, at all druffffl«U or
Hnilrtri' Hoithm*. Medlcln* Co.,
lt« WIUiMD Strwt. New York.—Ad-
complete the bill.
For Monday aud Tuesday the
Vami.'tti' offers "The Radium
ThleveH," a Broadway atar drama
in three parts; "The Cabaret
Sinner," a Kiiii'iu two-part
drama with Marguerite Courtot
and Tom Moore, and "Tlie Peach
at the ii.-ji.-Ii .' a It nth Holand
tleman Burglar," written by E.
Lynn Summers. An all-star Selig
cast of pla.vers Is presented.
one, the bent thoughtH and kind
Siefert of the Liberty, who
happened in the office today and
who read the above letter, de
clared it an insult to every white
woman, basing his assertion on
the paragraph in which the writer
said no white girl who loved a
man would turn him down be
cause he had negro blood in his
I'roponal For Don tractors
Kd it or The Times:
I wish you would take the mat
ter up In your paper to encour
age contractors and corporations
to do the same way here as in
some other cities.
Throughout the hard times
they employ men one or two
weeks at the time and change
them off so all have a rlmnce to
make their living. This relieves
grief and sorrow for many poor
men, and at the same time it re
lieves the county and city of
P Yours truly,
O. M. OUODAL.
So. 11th St., City.
MEET HERE ON
In an effort to work out re
forms in motion pictures, the Ta
coma Social Service board, at its
meeting yesterday afternoon, vot
ed to call a convention of social
service workers of alt North
west cities, to be held in Tacoma
soon, to discuss means of conduct
ing th* reform.
TELIA BANKKKK RESERVE
STSTKM IS NO SIt'CKS
LOS ANQKUCS. April 24 —
Senator Works told the local in
stitute of bankers last night that
the regional banks were only a
needless expense and would ac
complish nothing of value. The
federal trade commission act he
characterised aa a vicious piece
of legislation. t
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Tacoma ft Indkn&polis
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War to ■•fttll*.
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Watch This Page For All of the
Latest Stories of What Is
Going On at the Moving
P^^^ Picture Theaters
The Best Reek In
Town Will Be Advertis
ed Every Saturday On This Page
Pattie Film In Natural Colors,
"More Than Queen/ at Apolto
Sinn- iiom "More Than Qa«Mi," the iNNtiitifutly <-olored
I'atlie drama Ht the \|«..||,. HtnrtinK Sunilay.
Opening a three-day run at the
Apollo, Mr. and Mrs. Vermin Van
tie will lie shown in all of Urn lat
est modern society dan<'6H, in
cluding the Argentine Tango, the
Mixixc, the Hresllienne, the Hesi
tation, the One-Step and the fa
mous Castl* Walk.
The famous four-reel I'athe
masterpiece, "More Than Queen,"
said to be the greatest achieve
ment In motion picture photog
raphy ever presented, will pro
vide the main feature on the bill.
This film s presented In natural
colors and the work Is so fine
that the slightest color variation
Is brought out.
' ir Tiin-c |i«iys, CoiiiniPiiciiiK Huiiiluy, We Take I'leaiture In
ie dainty title Mur who is cututiilered M«i-> I'irkfurd'a
A delightful coniedjr drama in five art«, produced l»y tht>
World Film Oorptiratlon.
Miss Martin will be remembered by the decided success
she scored in "The Wishing King." And In this story the
refined artistry of her acting finds adequate scope.
Tin' .Swain Benefit Itall Clam* l'i< I ureN
HliitMiiiK the i>riiicl|>iil plays of ilk- name, the crowds, close-up
view of Charlen Hwain, ami other intereMtlnji features,
HKK \Ol lts»;i,r AH OTHERS HAW YOU
ift* THE BEAUTIFUL
Brightest Spot in Tacoma
WJu Iff A MJI" iJCcI
Jack London's Great Story. See ]
At His Best
A Real B*ol7 °* tt»c
*H ATT* IMe vv^^^E ■
Tin' plot Ib one of deep human
liiirri'st ami deals with a beauti
ful young <iue?n who through the
connivance of her political ene
nii.'H. is forced to abdicate her
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TAKW runs OF FlIiM
HHOWINU MOUNTAIN KM'H
Tliri'H auto-loads of Tacomana
traveled to the mountain yester
day and registered at numerous
places for parts of the moving
picture film, "Four Hours to th*
Glaciers." These pictures are l»
addition to those which will !>•
taken of the race between trala