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MOTION PICTURE WORLD
FINDS ITS CHESTERFIELD
t has been estimated by some
jaathcmatical genius that Columbians
end more, time in the movie theaters
ya. they do in the drawing room.
Books have been written on drawing
Toom etiquette, oui mo neeu ior a iew
gimple rules in guiding the conduct
- the pilgrim in search of the thrill
.of the movie theater has been ignored.
A little advice on movie etiquette
should be of value to Columbia fans.
The proper time for arrival at the
theater is S o'clock, half an hour after
the show begins and during the Or
phan Annie death-bed scene amid soft
jnuslc At the moment of entrance
be sure to spring your latest Joke on
Tour'companion with resultant loud
laughter.
Pick out two seats fartherest from
the aisle, and. after every one In the
row has stood up to let ypu pass, sud
denly change your mind and meander
several rows away. Here .you must
proceed to climb over a fat lady on
the end seat, step on all feet within
stamping distance, drag your overcoat
jver the heads of those seated in the
next row, and inoffensively take your
seat accompanied by a howl of
anguish from the man behind you,
who has neglected to remove his toes
from the cretice between the back
jmd bottom of the folding seat
After gazing about to see if you
have been properly noticed, wipe your
shoes on the hat under the seat in
front, and proceed to watch the show.
reading all leaders aloud to your com
panion and explain just what is go
ing to happen. A few loud remarks
regarding the appearance and dress
of the screen characters is always
appreciated by those near you. A re
Tievcand criticism of all photo-plays
in which the characters have ever ap
peared is also appropriate.
-Keep time with the orchestra by
kicking the back of the seat in front
of you, or by rocking your shoulders
so as to "joggle" the person next to
you. A few snatches of the selection
whistled between the teeth will im
mediately make you popular. Don't
forget to compare the merits of the
theater orchestra with those of the
Ladles Sextett'e you heard at cha
tauqua last summer.
Take out your watch every fifteen
minutes and dislocate several ribs of
your next-door neighbor with your el
bow. Be sure to make some clever
reply If he complains. Having missed
the first two reels of the picture, you
should now ask him what it's all
about, who is married to whom, and
if the villain really Intends to blow
up the Grassvllle Pretzel Works.
Having made his acquaintance, get
him Into a political argument
At the end of the show, crowd into
the aisle at once and begin to Jam
toward the exit, being careful to
squeeze in front of aged couples and
push your coat buttons into the eyes
of somo small boy who has become
AT THE THEATERS
caught between a fat man and the
wall. Reaching the center of the
crowd put on your overcoat, thrust
ing your fists into your neighbor's
face in an effort to get into the
sleeves.
On reaching the open air, start a
tirade against the theater management
and the program of the evening, and
continue same until safely within the
confines of your home.
These simple rules have the active
sanction of several Columbians, but
these few are so conspicuous that
their actions may easily be watched
and patterned after. A few evenings
of close attention and you will be able
to master the etiquette.
K-POlftDEKS IX BATTLE KOTAL
East
"ffestwood Youngsters Wallop
End Bricks Yesterday.
The Tiger-Sooner battle wasn't the
only attraction yesterday. Right here
in Columbia, 'way over in F. W. Faur
ot's pasture two teams got together
and battled all morning with the help
of pseudo-scientific rushes, kicks and
a real football. No, there wasn't
much rooting. The manager of the
ffestwood team said the game was not
advertised enough in fact, not even
enough to remind all their opponents
that there was a game scheduled for
9 oclock in the morning. Only nine
members of the East End Bricks
showed up.
Just to show that east-end gang that
they weren't afraid, and that they
Kept out of game
Got up late ,
Forgot to come
Ol the score? Why, Westwood 54,
East End Bricks 6.
1YAXTS FBEE SCHOOLS OF MUSIC
Dr. Alma Powell of New York Charms
Columbians in Lectare-Xaslcale.
When Dr. Alma Webster Powell of
New York closed her lecture-musl-cale,
"Music Is a Human Need," with
a plea that those present write let
ters to their out-of-state friends
spreading the gospel of National Free
Schools of Music, the audience which
had remained enchanted for two and
a half hours, begging for selection
after selection, rose to its feet and
were real sports, the Westwood plung- promised to further the movement
ers got together and whispered, fought ; The lecture-musicale was held Friday
and then compromised on the nine night in the University Auditorium,
men who should represent "dear old In her lecture Dr. Powell, LL.B.;
Westwood." ' Mus. B , A. M. and Ph.D., emphasized
Excitement! It wasn't a formal the need of music, its aid in preserv
gathering. You didn't have to wear ing the faculties, its value as a re-
The Columbia aid Hall theaters pre
sent exceptionally good bills this
week. The feature play at the Hall
Is the World-Brady production, "La
Boheme," with Alice Brady taking the
part of "Mimi." The play Is adopted
from Mueeger's celebrated story of the
care-free people of the Latin quarter.
The leading production at the Co
lumbia is "Hulda from Holland" Mon
day and Tuesday.
At the Hall Monday there is a Fox
production "Where Love Leads," fea
turing Orml Hawley In a play of col
lege and newspaper life.
''The Silent Battle," a Bluebird pho
toplay of five acts, with J. Warren
Kerrigan and Lois Wilson as the leads,
will be played at tfee Hall. How a
brilliant lawyer fought and won his
wife's battle against an hereditary
blemish Is the theme of the play.
Wednesday "La Boheme" appears.
Suspended animation Is the keynote of
"The Dawn of Freedom," Thursday.
"The Devil's Needle," a five-reel
Triangle play, appears at the Hall Fri
day. Norma Talmadge and Tully
Marshall are co-stars.
Saturday, Dorothy Gish appears in
another Triangle play, "Susan Rocks
tne Boat. The Keystone comedy
"Madcap Ambrose" Is also billed.
The vaudeville at the Hall theater
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, is a
laughable college play, "A Pair of
Jacks," Thursday, Friday and Satur
day Yusney and Arlow are billed in a
terpslchorean novelty.
Francis Bushman and Beverly
Bayne, two popular stars, will be seen
in a five-part feature picture "Penn
ington's Choice." Wednesday and
Thursday at the Columbia. Bushman
will be seen in the role of a wealthy
New York clubman. He must prove
his worth among the woodsmen of
northern Canada before the girl of
his choice will consent to marry him.
Friday and Saturday Cleo Ridgley
and Wallace Ueld will appear In a
Lasky production "The House of Gold
en Windows." It is a modern version
of an old fairy tale especially prepared
for the Paramount screen, and the
scene of the story is laid in the hills
of California.
HALL THEATRE
MONDAY
William Fox Presents "WHERE LOVE LEADS"
Featuring ORMI HAWLEY
A Photodrama of College and Newspaper Life
TUESDAY Bine Bird Photoplay
"THE SILENT BATTLE"
J. WARREN KERRIGAN and J'.OIS WILSON.
How a brilliant lawyer: fought and couquered his hereditary taint.
WEDNESDAY
WILLIAM A. BRADY Presents ALICE BRADY The Exquisite as 'Mimi"
In a Screen Picturizatioiv of Muger's French Master Piece
"LA BOHEME" .
Supported by a Famous World-Brady Cast
The O'LCARY'S in
"A PAIR OF JACKS"
A laughable college play
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
VAUDEVILLE
YUSNEY and ARLOW in
A TERPSICHOREAN NOVELTY
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
THURSDAY Vitagraph Production
CHARLES RiCHMAN In
"The Dawn of Freedom"
An exceptionally strong play of modern life.
selections illustrating the music of the
different countries at different pe
riods. Her own composition, "She Is
Song," was enthusiastically applauded.
I. C. C. to Investigate Car Shortage.
By United Press
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28. The Inter
state Commerce Commission today In
stituted a nation-wide Investigation
into the car shortage situation, issu
ing a call to all carriers to furnish
complete information as to conditions
upon their lines.
FRIDAY
NORMA TALMADGE and TULLY MARSHALL in
. "The Devil's Needle"
Two of the greatest film players in the most gripping, exciting" photoplay of the
season. In addition a Keystone Comedy. ,
"LAUNDRY LIZ"
SATURDAY
DORTHY GISH in
' "Susan Rocks the Boat"
A Triangle production of the usual high standard
In addition another genuine humorous Keystone Comedy
Mad Cap Ambrose"
headgears in the mix-up. And it
wasn't fair to let rules interfere with
the fun. Average weight about 53.
The teams lined up as follows:
EAST END BRICKS WESTWOOD
B. Stephenson c. Henry Taylor
W. Stephenson qb Don Faurot
RrBranstetter fb Frank Vesser, Capt.
Dick Branstetter lh Rldgeway Hutsell
J. Walder, rh Frank Sutton
M. Jeffries le
N. Main re
Bob Moore It Fred Stewart
Raymond Powell rt Leon Johnson
rg Norman Trenholme
lg Eugene Brossart
tion in the human body and Its place
in child education.
"You have music when you marry.
You have music when you die," sajd
Dr. Powell. "You cannot get along
without it. Other countries realize this
and make provision for those who
wish to study it. In this country we
make no" such provision. That is the
reason why we have no real American
music. Our musical geniuses must get
their education abroad and to those
countries which furnish them the op
portunity the credit is due."
In the second part of the program,
Dr. Powell sang and played several'
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A quaint breezy Dutch story with Miss
Pickford at her best.
"Hulda From Holland
NOTICE: On account of Miss Pick
ford leaving Paramount program to
make big spectacular production for
herself for which we have already
contracted this is the last Pickford
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