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13 I ( . gafciti .last tmbasm amtL STSSZJ mmJaam Ka-Jla) fjEaJaai jj.asa sate. - JESm fcgEggrfgx Coming to trie Grand. Tcnisht "The Girl and the Tramp." November 29 "The Girl in the Taxi." November 30 The Coburn Players. Thanksgiving matinee and night and Friday night. December 2 "Newiyweds," matinee and night. December December 7 Robert B. Mantell. 8 "Baby Mine." 9 "Uncle Tom's Cabin." 18 "Alma, Where Do December December Tou Live?" December "Wallingford." 23 "Get Rich Quick Majestic. North Bros.' stock company in "A 4 lenacnoot s unance. At the Novelty. Vaudeville. Cozy. Moving- pictures. BC-it. Moving pictures. Oxford. Moving pictures and vaudeville. Crystal. Moving picture?. Crystal. Moing pictures. Fun of the real unroarious kind predominates in Carlos Inskeep's laughing comedy success. "The Girl and the Tramp. " at the Grand tonight, but there are other things besides. The play tell-? an absorbing heart story cf a supposed wrong to a loving hus band, which happily comes out all right in the end. The attraction at the Grand on next Wednesday will be last season'? biggest comedy hit, "The Girl in the Taxi." The return of the play to this city will be pleasant news to theater goers, and no doubt the coming en gagement will be as successful as the first played here. "The Girl in the Taxi" created more favorable comment last year than any similar theatrical offering: it undoubt edly made the most phenomenal hit of the season's comedy successes. From the pen of Anthony Mars. "The Girl in the Taxi." or "Le Fils a Papa." as it was originally titled, received Its first public presentation in Paris, cre ating one of the greatest sensations the French capital has ever known, and enjoyed a run of more than three seasons, practically 1,000 nights. 1 V - f f X f t it.; i rr mmtmt Burt ma tmrwm " Scene From -The iilrl Snd tlie Tramp" at Grand Tonight. The company will include many who appeared in the New York cast. Miss Pearl Sindelar appears in the role of "The Girl." Roy Sumner, Phillip Branson, Isabelle O'Madigan, Grace Walton, Cecile Breton, Jules Ferrar. Frr.ncis Gaillard. Richard Bartlett, Charles H. Pierson. The Coburn Players, who are re puted to be the best exponents of Shakespeare ar.d the classic drama on the road today, will give three per formances at the Grand, beginning Thanksgiving day. matinee. The plays will be as follows: "Romeo and Ju liet." matinee. Thursday; "Taming the Shrew," Thursday night; "Macbeth," Friday night. The Coburn Players have appeared at Harvard. Yale. Princeton. Brown. Columbia. Chicago, and in fact almost every university of the East. South and Middle West. They have the Scene FPora "The Girl In the M4 , ' . - t - ' A f '? - . '-;,, ..... . ft - . X ' - 1 . . - v -'.v . - - ' " . :' '.. , v . . ' - ' oS " '. .';-'riV'SONr :".Oh papa!" t": - - - . i . . .. : vL- " ' Mrs. Coburn, of the Coburn Players. Who Appears in a Kepertoire of tjhatesperlan Draiua. honor of being the only company who has given a performance at night on the grounds of the White House, where they played at the invitation of Mrs. Taft. Topeka theater lovers are soon to have the pleasure of seeing one of the biggest musical plays on the road thi season, namely, "The Newlyweds and Their Baby." There is a com pany of sixty people. The repertoire of the famous classic actor, Robert B. Mantell, grows laret-r and more complete each year. Mr. Mantell this season is appearing in "Juliu-9 Caesar," "Merchant of Ven ice." "Richelieu." "King Lear." "Ham let." "Othello." "As You Yike It." "Louis XI" and "Richard III." In these he plays the title roles, except in "Julius Caesar." where he is Brutus. In "As You Like It" he plays of course Orlando, and in "Othello" alternates as the jealous Moor and Iago. It will be observed that all of these, with two exceptions are by Shakespeare. Mr. Mantell will give a performance in this city at the Grand December 7. Margaret Mayo's "Baby Mine" comes to the Grand December S. Joseph M. Weber's merry musical importation. "Alma, Where Do You Live?" is scheduled to appear at the Grand December 16. At the Majestic. For next week North Bros.' Stock company will present a romantic comedy of the West, "A Tenderfoot's Chance." Briefly, the story tells of a young Easterner who leaves New York and determines to seek his fortune in the West. While out there he marries a half-breed Spanish girl. Later he learns she is false to him and the girl he loved back East appears upon the scene. His wife kills a Mexican and suspicion falls upon the girl he loves, and to save her he confesses the crime. The comedy is excellent and new and special scenery is being made by the Hinkson Sign Co. All the favor ites will be in the cast. The Novelty. The bill to open the Novelty theater commencing Monday matinee, No Tan," at Grand Xovenibcr 29. "Uii:J's,iJ '"" ' V?,i ' ', hi " vember 27, will have as a headline act Thiessen's Pets, a refined canine nov elty. This will be the first time lor this dog act in Topeka. As an extra added attraction, Joe Deming & Co., presenting Searl Allen's original farce, "A Traveling Man." This will be the first time for this act to play at the prices of 10. 20 and 30 cents. They are just off the Orpheum circuit. Jerry San ford will be there, styling himself as "Some Whistler and Yodling Co median," also presenting his character hit, "The Chora Boy." This is also a Leo Hayes, as'Mr. Xewlywed. In 'The Newlyweds aud Their Baby." headline act. Fields & Coce. Euro pean equilibrists, and Pauline Berry, singing comedienne, make up the bill. The always favorite moving pictures and Calkins' orchestra will be there. The Thursday matinee will start at 3 o'clock instead of 2:30, on account of Thanksgiving daj The management of the Crystal theater promise the motion picture treat of the season Monday and Tues day night in the feature three-reel Irish drama. "Colleen Bawn." The play is actually staged in Ireland, near Killarney lake and other points of in terest. The scenario and title role are by Gene Gauntier. the Kansas City woman who has made such a success of pantomime- In point of staging this play could not be equaled on the legitimate stage in costuming and act ing. It ts the best the Kalem people have shown. Although this is an ex pensive feature, which is taking the country by storm, Mr. Kliy.gaman, manager of the Crystal, announces that there will be no advance from the usual price of admission. Oxford. Leon Harvey, a very clever imper sonator and one of the greatest wood en shoe dancers that ever touched a floor in Topeka, entertained good au diences the first half of the week. He was followed by "Geroux," un doubtedly one of the greatest Euro-i pean equilibrists. "Geroux" comes dl-J -9-' : - - ':. :r: U ,3 'i ? ; - - i & . i W ... ! mm ! rect from a team of foreign acrobats who have just finished a long- tour of America. His English is bad, but his work Is the best ever. BOOK NEWS Gen. Frederick Funston's book has just been published by the Scribners. It is especially Interesting to Kansans, for it relates his thrilling experiences in the Philippines with the Twentieth Kansas, as well as the story of his Cuban campaign as a rebel captain 1 n Gomez army. - The book is published under the title, "Memoirs of Two Wars." It be gins with young Mr. Funston's present ation of himself before the Cuban Junta, and it ends with the absorbing story of the capture of Aguinaldo and General Funston's promotion to the rank of brigadier. The spirited graphic style of the writer would make fas cinating a narrative far less alive with wvemure ,U"B invc freauentlv happens, dulled his sense of what is picturesque and interesting to the laymen, even though to him it has become almost commonplace. He does enable you to understand the actual military significance of the army's operations in both wars, but he has not come to feel that these things are alone important; his pages are full of what a soldier would cail detail, and that is largely what makes them so very real. And the cam paigns described were of a nature most suitable to that style of narra tive not large movements of great forces such as demand a technical military education to comprehend in full, but chiefly battles of small num bers in close quarters such has an or dinary man can easily follow. So it is that while the book has considerable historical value especially the latter half describing the subjection of the Philippines in a manner equaled in clear and graphic simplicity nowhere else it is as an intensely interesting narrative of action that it Is chiefly notable. Hulbert Footner, the young Cana dian author who wrote "Two on the Trail," published this spring by Dou bleday. Page & Co., recently returned to New York after making one of the longest canoe trips on record, and ex ploring, with only one companion, the Hay river of northern Alberta. The upper Hay river was the unexplored river of the far Northwest and Foot ner and his companion paddled down it to the noble Alexander falls, which are about 150 feet high and shaped much like the Horseshoe falls of Ni agara. The falls were named by the late Bishop Bompas, who, while a mis sionary, is reported to have come up the lower reaches of the river as far as the falls. Footner's exploration covered about 200 miles of the river above the falls. After a few days in New York, Mr. Footner returned to his home in Hamilton, Ont. Houghton Mifflin Co. publish this week a new book by Enos A. Mills, which he calls "The Spell of the Rockies." Mr. Mills is widely known as a popular lecturer and as the au thor of a previous book entitled "Wild Life on the Rockies." In his new book, he tells of racing an avalanche, a mountain blizzard, being alone with a landslide, a forest fire, etc. It is a book for all who love outdoor life. No one knows the Rocky mountains bet ter than Mr. Mills, and because of his interest in American scenery he is a firm believer in the protection of our areas of natural beauty. Timothy Cole, ranked as the greatest living wood engraver, who for 2 8 years I has been engraving the Old Masters j in European galleries, will contribute to the pages or The Century during 1912 more of his beautiful wood cuts of "Masterpieces in American Galler ies." He returned to America for the purpose of doing just this work, and his blocks should draw attention to the great treasures of art in the pri vate and public collections of the United States. J. M. Barrie's new book, "Peter and ! Wendy," has just been published by the Scribners. It is the narrative of the play "Peter Pan" heightened and embroidered with many nuw fantasies, and containing ever so much that no play could contain of Barrie's humor and feeling in comment and descrip tion. The story carries a good deal farther than did the play, too, and ends far more satisfactorily for both Peter and the reader. But the main ; thing is that here in permanent form within the reach of every one, al ways, is the adorable Peter to crow at his own prowess, and the mischiev ous Tinker Bell, and the terrible Cap tain Hook with his crocodile Nemesis, and the marvelous nurse Nana. These, and all the other characters of "Peter Pan" are pictured with remarkable, sympathy and spirit bv the Enelish illustrator, F. D. Bedford. His 12 full-! page illustrations somewhat recall the work of Arthur Rackham. though less fantastic and more delicately fanciful. Harper & Brothers announce the publication of two new books this week: "The Lady From Oklahoma," a cometfj- in four acts, by Elizabeth I Jordan, and "The Boy's Life of Edi ' son," by William H. Meadowcroft. i The Harpers are also reprinting this I week: "Comrades." the last published i book by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; "The ! First Christmas." by Lew Wallace; "The Long Trail," by Hamlin Garland; "Farm Festivals," by Will Carleton. In view- of Mr. Poultney Bigelow's recent article on the displacement of the Yankee in Connecticut by Jews, Poles and other foreigners, there is peculiar timeliness in Mr. A. Maurice Low's second volume of "The Ameri can People a Study in National Psy chology," which Houghton Mifflin Co. are just publishing. Mr. Low gives very careful examination to the question of immigration as affecting the psychol ogy of the American people and he shows that the effect of immigration In this country, from the very begin ning, has not been to drag down the native stock, wmen is tne common pe lief of superficial observers, but has been the means to raise the social, moral, financial and intellectual stand ard of the native: on the face of it a paradox, but which he demonstrates is susceptible of scientific proof. On the subject of immigration, one of the most important sociological questions of the day. Mr. Low throws an entire ly new light, and lays claim to the dis covery of the "law erf immigration;" the first time, we believe, that the causes affecting immigration and their results have been reduced to the prin ciples of an exact law. Joseph Conrad, whose new novel of Russian life, "Under Western Eves," has just been published, was granted not lonp afo a pension or 100 pounds out of the British civil list. Though a Russian by birth, Mr. Conrad is a master in the- British merchant ser vice, and has consequently won the right to the aid which foreign govern ments frequently extend to writers. In "Under Western Eves" the Russia of today, with all its myriad tendencies, is shown on a canvas of large scale. Considerable light is thrown on the famous battlefield of Chickamauga, which President Taft visited recently, in Archibald Grade's book entitled, "The Truth About Chickamauga," to be published by Houghton Mifflin Co. next week. From the official war rec ords and by correspondence with sur vivors, Mr. Gracie has made a very careful study cf this great battle, in which regiments from 19 states were engaged. The book is Illustrated with over 100 portraits and nine maps. In his monograph on "Lord Ran dolph Churchill," Lord Rosebery quotes a letter .writen by that states I man on the accession of Balfour to power. "So Arthur Balfour is really leader, and Tory Democracy, the gen- uine article, is at an end." "The cables jthis week told the world of Balfour's resignation and singularly enough the resignation of Lord Randolph had something of the same pathetic note which now characterizes that of Bal- , four. "Well. I have had quite enough i of it all. I have waited with great pa j tience for the tide to turn, but it has not turned, and will not now turn in time. . . . More than two-thirds in aii probabilitv of mv life is over mv and I will not spend the remainder of my years in beating my head against a stone wall." The brilliant success of Lord Rosebery's two books. "Napo leon, the Last Phase" and "Lord Chat ham." has almost overshadowed his "Lord Randolph Churchill," which de serves to be better known as an addi tion to English parliamentary history. DISFIGURED WITH SCALES AND CRUSTS Eczema from Top of Head to Waist. Suffered Untold Agony and Pain. DoctorsSaid It Could Not Be Cured. Set of Cuticura Remedies Success ful When All Else Had Failed. "Some time ago I was taken with ecrem from the top of my bead to my waist. It began with scales on my body. I suffered untold itching and burnice, and could not sleep. I was greatly disfigured with scales and crusts. My ears looked as if they had been most cut off with a razor, and my neck was perfectly raw. I suffered untold a?ony and pain. I tried two doctors who said I had eczema In its fullest stage, and that it could not be cured. I then tried other rem edies to no aTail. At last. I tried a set of the genuine Cuticura Remedies, which cured me. Cuticura Remedies cured me of eczema, when all else had failed, therefore I cannot praise them too highly. 'I suffered with eczema about ten months, but am now entirely cured, and I believe Cuticura Remedies are the best skin cure there is." (Sisned) Miss Mattie J. Shaffer. B. F. D. 1, Box S, Dancy, Miss., Oct. 27, 1910. "I" had suffered from eczema about four years when boils began to break out on different parts of my body. It started with a fine red rash. My back was affected first, when it also spread over my face. The itching was almost unbearable at times. I tried different soaps and salves, but nothing seemed to help me until I bepan to use the Cuticura Soap and Ointment. One box of them cured me entirely. I recommended them to my sister for her baby who was troubled with tooth eczema, and they completely cured her baby." (Signed) Mrs. F. L. Marberger, Drehersville, Pa., Sept. 6, 1910. Although Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment are sold by druggists and dealers everywhere, a liberal sample of each, with 32-page booklet on the skin and hair, wU! be sent, post-free, on application to Potter Drus & Chem. Corp., Dept. 4B, Boston. Starts Much Trouble. If all people knew that neglect of con stipation would result in severe indiges tion, yellow jaundice or virulent liver i trouble they would soon take Dr. King's j New Life Pills, and end it. It's the only ! safe way. Best for biliousness, headache, j dyspepsia, chills and debility. 25c at Campbell Druff Co. GRAND TONIGHT THE GIRL AND THE TRAMP MAT. IS-25c: CHILDREN 10c XT'iHT in-JO-.''0-.VK-. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Mat. 25c-?L0O. Night 25c-$1.50. Coburn Piayers T H E THURSDAY MATINEE "Romeo and Juliet" THURSDAY XIGHT j Taming tHe Shrewd", FRIDAY NIGHT. "Macbeth" j For special and serial tickets inquire j at box office. Children's at the GRAND OPERA HOUSE FRIDAY AFTERNOON, DEC 1st. New Indian P ay- Presented by 180 Van Buren School Children PIANO BENEFIT Arlmiccinn J SO cents and 25 cents. rt-amisslon School Children lO cei GRAND OPERA HOUSE Sunday, November 26th First Methodist Episcopal Church Morning Sermon, 11 o'Clock. Evening Sermon-Lecture, 7:30. 6i Jean Val Jean" From Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables" 1. A Parab'e of a Prodigal's Recovery. 2. The Cruelty of Legal (?) Justice. Strangers in the city especially invited. All Sea's Are Free. Frank Lafayette Loveland, D. D., Minister The Finest Music in the City will be heard. GRAND night Wed. Nov. 29 RETURN OF LAST SEASON'S BIG SCREAM A. H. WOODS Presents The Sensation of Two Continents THE PPM IN iLs THE Exceeds the Speed Limit A Laugh Registered Every 30 Seconds Presented by the New York Cast PRICES: GRAND SEE Sat. MELe& Dec. 2 BRIGHT FAST TUNEFUL Ye n AND THEIR Coming Back to Tickle You With the Same Splendid Company that Delighted Thousands Here Last Year 60KF0LKS 75 girls If There Is a Laugh iti Your System MAJESTIC Week Nov. 27 A SPECIAL MATINEE THANKSGIVING DAY AT 3 P. M. TENDERFOOT'S EVERY NIGH I 25c MATINEE WED. - SAT. 10c and 20c Do you know that the Balcony seats in this Theatre are all cushioned and you can see and hear from them. : : : : Matinee "WAKIIKUS" cents. Subject i TAXI! Boxes $2.00; Ore $1.50; Ore. Circ $1.00 Balcony 75-50c; Gallery 25c. SEATS MONDAY 312 Wooing Cooii in 7, Bubbling IfLY f7h BABY The Newlyweds Will Extract It A ROMANCE OF THE WEST BUY TICKETS NOW g. Chuck I IE CHANCE u NOVELTY!! WHERE THEY ALL GO CPrriAI Thanksgiving M.tine. JfLUrtL Thur.dr - 10c. 20c. 30c - t 3 p. m. Performances 2:30-7:4 59:15 Starting Monday Matinee Not. 27 Thiessen'sPets Refined Canine Novelty Fields & Coco Pauline Berry European , S nging Equilibrists Comedienne Jere Sanford Whistling and Yodling Come dian, Presenting "The Chore Boy" Jos. Deming Ik Co. in "The Traveling Man" NOVEL-SCOPE 6 BIC ACTS G Have you seen Gold be re: or Mutt and Jeff today? They surely do make you laugh.