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HONOLULU STAIMIULLETIX, SATtTJUY, AHU'ST 22. 101 1.
( 4 0 i ( mm mm TONIGHT The Famous Juvenile Bostosiians The Musical Comedy of the Race Track "TIPS" Matinee TODAY next week Aloha EMPIRE THEATER MATINEE AND EVENING DIVER yitpgraph Two-Reel Feature, SPECIAL MUSIC BY THE GREAT WURLITZER MOTION PICTURE ORCHESTRA.. TONIGHT! TONIGHT! Photo" Play Masterpiece ' The Great Hudson Theater, N. Y., Success. THE THIRD DEGREE . By Charles Klein , . . . , " FROIvl tiiS FAMOUS PLAY OF THE SAME NAIE IN FIVE PARTS THE HOUSE OF FEATURED FILMS iviat t. : . Today inee At 2:15 p. m. EVENING (TWO; SHOWS) . . . . .7:15 AND 9:00 P. M. Prices:; 10c, 20c and 30c. f "BLAIR'S GRATER PHOTO PLAYS'' v: i mm TONIGHT A Two-Dollar attraction 'at popular prices no advance. 10, 20, 30 and 50 Cents. TWO PERFORMANCES NIGHTLY, 7:30 AND 9:1 5. James O'Neill in the "Count of - Monte Crista" , , ... - . '. Special Ladies and Children's Matinee Wednesday . and Saturday. "THE POPULAR IS NOW THE COOLEST HOUSE IN V TOWN" ;,;':rv-v-:-'V-:: t ,- - Best Store for Oriental Goods JAPANESE BAZAAR fit-STREtT ?-OPP. CATHOLIC CHURCH HOST OF EFFECTS IN NEW, EH ' .11 MONTE LRISTO IS DRAWING CARD AT ORCHESTRONE POPULAR THEATER I Truly wonderful are tho pleasing effects produced by the great Wurlit zer orchestra, a preliminary recital from which was Riven before a dele gation of critics this mororng pricr to its being employed in the presentation of ah attractive program of melodies at the Empire theater this afternoon and evening. Installed .at an expense of $3300, the Wuriitzer orchestrone has proved a remarkable ombination of piano, or gan, drtlm taps and a various assort ment of pipes with magnificent effect. While only one musician is needed at any time the instrument positively produces tones and effects superior to an orchestra of from 10 20 nieces. Featuring a number of popular stars, the picture attraction at the Empire today will include the presentation of 'The Diver," two reels of intensely dramatic film In which Earle Williams, assisted by Nellie Ideal and Rose Tapley are brought prominently to the fora A western dramatic production is entitled, "A Silent Warning O. M. Anderson, known from one end of the country to the other,, photographed In hig stellar role as "Broncho Billy," will today be seen . In a new comedy drama, now a late mainland release. "TIPS" AT BIJOU LAST TIME TONIGHT Tips! Here is a word which sometimes gives you a tinge of pain in the neigh borhood of your pocketbook; at other times It will make your entire sky rosy in hue. At the Bijou Theater for the last time tonight will be a synonym for jollity, frivolity, bomblity. The Juvenile Bostonians are putting on a play this week called "Tips." It was the vehicle selected by the man agement to dress up Ad Club night Thursday at the theater. For fast fun. rollicking dances, witty lines and a plot that reveals the "in side" of the race track game, even to the "doping" of jockeys, "Tips" is the greatest racetrack play staged, not even excepting "Checkers." With the final performance tonight of "Tips," the Juvenile Bostonians will enter next Monday on the last lap of 'The fount of Monte f,risto'"' is sus taining tho popularity of -Sam Blair's (Ireatfr Photo Plays" by drawing a larg attendance to tho Popular thra ter. Even the rain of last nisht provod insufficient to kep the crowd away. The comment of all who sh this won derful portrayal of Alexander ivmias' great novel starring James O'Neill--is "as good as 'The Sea Wolf.' " and that is admitted to be the finest mo t'en picture film ever shown in Honcv lulu. James O'Neill is sustaining his repu tation as America's leading actor and ;n the role of Edmond Dantes he scores one of the greatest suceosseg -f his long, varied and successful ca reer.. Before going into the broad eld of the "silent drama" Mr. O'Neill had perfected himself in ' The Count of Monte Cristo," with the result that the finished film comes as near perfection tion as is. possible for mortal endeavor. Since moving to the Popular the ater .Mr. Blair has shown his usual desire to display "Blair's Greater Pho to Plays" in the coolest, cleanest and best equipped theater in Honolulu. New carpets have been laid through cut the house, the aisles and stairs being covered so that the incoming of j i - . i in a . i . . iuih arrivals win not annoyine seaien audience. The walls have taken on a new suit of paint, with a gold leaf panel while plans are now under way to redecorate the roof. Vents in the roof and the addition of a number of powerful fans make far enjoyment, giving the patrons of the Popular an ideal theater combined with an ideal evening's entertainment "The Count of Monte Cristo" will be shown tonight and Monday and Tues day nights, to be followed by "Ca price," starring America's little sweet heart, Mary Pickford. their engagement at the Bijou. In their last week the youthful perform ers will put on the best play in their: repertoire. On Mondav nieht they j will give "My Tango Maid," by re ! quest. THERE HAS BEEN NO AD VANCE IN THE PRICES The medical commission appointed to Investigate the mental condition, of John Schrank, who shot Theodore Roosevelt at Milwaukee, during the presidential campaign, declared the prisoner hopelessly fcisane. EVIDENCE OF EUROPEAN WAR SEEN . SIBERIA IN FAR EAST Shipping in Orieht Practically at Standstill With Warships. Combing Southern Waters The Pacific Mail liner Siberia, which departed from Honolulu for San Fran cisco at noon today, steamed between orHongkeng-wercftenied to visitors at the time the Siberia weighed anchor and steamed through the Lymoon Pass for the north China and Japan coast. Captain Adrian Zeeder, master of the vessel, was the only official on the liner granted permission to go ashore. The German, Austrian and Italian residents at Hongkong were leaving while under th continuous scrutiny nilM nri ntuarH i i 1 , ' .1 could secure passage on" outward bound liners. British cruisers ' guarded the two entrances to the great roadstead at Hongkong, their line of protection ex tending to Kowloon, on the mainland of China, at which point are located some of the largest graving docks in of scores of officers representing a number of warring European nations, during the visit of the commercial liner at Hongkong, Shanghai, and the Jap anese ports. The arrival of the Siberia off Woo sung forts, the port of entry for Shanghai, broucht French. Italian. British and Chinese cruisers hastening . the Far East. down the Whangpoa river for 16 miles' Batteries, which for years had been from Shanghai to Woosung. .masked in the mountains near the The Siberia was obliged to remain ; British base, had been completely a longer period than usual at the China ; manned, port because of a fire that had oc- J American Fleet Hovers Sear, curred while steaming from Hong- Chefoo, north China, is not a great kong. Several hundred tons of freight distance from Tsingtau, the present for -discharge at Honolulu was badly German naval base. With the arrival damaged and ordered left behind at of the Siberia last evening it was snangnai. xne river presented a most, siaiea inai ine American neei uuer unusual and striking scene with its the command of Admiral Cowles in array of idle shipping, according to eluding the Saratoga, Cincinnati, Gal the etory related by officers in the Si- veston and torpedo destroyers might beria this morning. - remain at Chefoo indefinitely. All Shipping at a Standstill. At the Japanese ports it was re- All sailing of British steamers for ported that the commandeering of the China and Japan coast ports had been 0ji tanks of the Standard Oil Company indefinitely postponed, the announce- an(j the Asiatic Petroleum Company at ments being posted at the "many agen- Tsingtau was a war measure taken by cles along the Shanghai bund. Two the Germans which might lead' to com Yangste river steamers flying the plications. The Asiatic Petroleum Union Jack, steamed out from Woo- Company is a British concern and sung, only to return some hours later a vast quantity of oil at the with the report that a German cruiser iiorth China station, had been sighted near the entrance to Tsingtau is now thoroughly rained the great inland waterway. according to guarded statements made Several coasters that passed the Si- this morning by German reservists beria August C, at Woosung, destined wno are proceeding to the United for Hongkong, also were turned back, states in the Siberia. All buoys had Hankow, the "cmcago or cnina, apoui been remove(j frora the harbor at the 1000 miles inland on the Yangste, was German navai base and mines had still In direct communication with the been jaid An harbor lights had been seacoast, affording an outlet for large extinguished. German interests in north China. Pass British Transport. The first move upon the part of the Tne Siberia is believed to have Germans was to effectually bottle up a passed a large British transport, bear number of Russian war craft. The big jng more than 2000 troops who were Russian volunteer fleet, always a fac- sa(j to ,be destined for Weihaiwei. tor in the military and naval service These men are said to have been of the Csar, has been compelled to " transferred from Hongkong to the seek shelter,of a friendly port. Some more northerly naval and military of these vessels were ancnorea ai base. Vladivostok, while others found a ! The German cruiser litis is also re haven at Nagasaki and Chefoo, north ( ported to have overhauled the Ameri- MICHELM TIRES or TUBES The von HAMM-YOUNG Co., Distributors steerage passengers, among the latter being 54 Japanese. Proceeding to San Francisco are 149 cabin, 53 second-class and 148 orien tals in the steerage. The British steamer Nile was met at Yokohama and the transfer of a Russian stowaway named Smitzky was made, the man being returned to this city. Hold Filled With Water. Eighteen feet of water had been iet into the forward hold of the Siberia before the fire that raged there had Jbeen placed under control. More th-in 1000 packages of freight for Ilonolula had been destroyed. This compart ment is said to have contained much jute; and other perishable material. The blaze is believed to have origin ated through spontaneous combustion among a quantity of saltpeter. About 1000 tons of freight were dis charged at Honolulu before the Siberia u,n -' iikn.itched for San Francisco. ! More than a score of cabin passen gers joined the liner for San Fran I cisco. i - The "United. States gun?oat Marietta was ordered to San Pedro, San IX mingoVto investigate the killing of two employes on the sugar plantation of the Sonsuell3 estate, owned by Amor Sentence was suspended on Ernest E. Bcsca, former treasurer cf the town of Hempstead, L. I., charged with ai prcpriatng $3-1.000 of the town's funds. When ho paid $20,000 ho still owed the town. . ' . , I AUTOMOBILE. iii i ! xmnmm- i.i.wii. P m. .lm.u- - I ' - TOPS China German fnilsers Sconr China Sea. It was a common sight for the 200 passengers in the Siberia to note heavy clouds of smoke pouring from three and four funnels of fighting craft as the Pacific Mailer hastened oetween ran tramn steamship Hanametal ladpn with cattle and food stuffs near Tsing tau. the commercial vessel being taken Into that port. Manv Nation Ilenresented. Many nationalities are represented in the 200 oassengers wno unea uie the mainland of China and the Island i ran of the Siberia as that vessel of Formosa In the direction of Shang hai. German cruisers, probably the Gneisenau and Scharnhorst, were re ported by the American officers as scouring that portion of the China sea. The Messageries Maritimes Amazonne, one ot the crack French liners in the Oriental and European passenger trade, was ordered to return to the big i?rfnnh nnval base at Saijwn, on the Cochin China coast. Rrlilsh Hose Hongioupr to TWlors. The city of Victoria and the island steamed to a berth at pier 7 last eve ning. Germans predominated, wnue there were a scattering of Frencn, Italian, Austrian. Swiss and British business men. The German contingent is said to include a large number of reservists w ho are expected to pro ceed across the American continent, connecting with a steamer for Europe and the opportunity of joining tl' colors in the tatherUud. Leaving the vessel at Honolulu were 5 cabin, 2 second-class and 73 Asiatic Now is the time to have a new top put on your Automobile. 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