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IrIIDAY, MAY 5. 1VI«.
THE OTAGE 9 The regular reason In the Detroit 9>pera house will close next week 9*ll h the engagement of Maude ■fcdams in "Tho Utile Minister.* Monday, May IS, the theater will 9>ffer the film spectacle, "The Birth K)f a Nation," for an Indefinite eu- Lagrtnent, performances to be given Lfternoon and evening. I Wlnchell Smith's breeiv American Lomedy. "The Fortune Hurter,” has Lee a selected by tho Lyceum stock Llayers for next week's program ■The comedy waa a distinct success Laver* 1 »ea*ons ago. 1U richness in Lkaracter types make it particularly adaptable to the needs of stock. The Lfforta of Nat IHmcan to get rich Lulck bv marrying an heiress forma Itbe basis of the action, the compiles 9lona developing when, after select ing a small town as the fitld of his Intdeavor, he fulls madly In love Lith a girl as poor as himself and ■brgets all about hfs fortune hunt ing. How he wins this girl and tnrl- Leniallv an unexpected fortune, Alls ■our acta with lively comedy, with Lore sad there a touch of the gen uinely serious by way of contrast. ■Mr. Walling will have the role of Wat Duncan, with Margaret I>otus as ■the girl whose engaging winsome- Less makes Nat forget bow badly he Leeds money. I One of the moat touching and hu man scenes In that appealing com pdy-drama, "Kick In,” which Waughan Olaser and company will bffer In the Garrick theater next [week, is that In which Chick Hewes, [wishing to give his despicable hroth- Lr-ln-law enough money with which [to leave town, turns *o his wife and Lays: "How much have we?’’ and as ■he draws the carefully hoarded roll [from her dress - , she replies proudly, rNearly four hundred. Chick.’* The Llgnlflcance of this little scene [touches n responsive chord In Uvary spectator. The faithfulness of the young wife, the trust of the muaband, the strong love which Is khe bond between them, Is pictured In the scene. Mr. Glaser wtll pla> khe role of Chick and Fay Courteney that of the wife. Each bill present ed by the Glaser company will open Monday evening and close Sunday night, with matinees Tnesday, Thursday and Saturday. Valentine Grant will make her screen debut In the Washington the ater, next week, in "The Innocent Lie'* whose story concerns Nora O'Brien, a poor Irish immigrant who is slugged by footpads upon her ar rlv.l In America, while she Is searching for her brother. On her person is n note ftotn a friend of hern to a cousin in this county. It happens that members of this fam ily rescue Nota, and, hading the message, refuse to believe her asser tion that she Is not the cousin They take her Into their home, and she is given every care, until her worthless brother, In the guise of a chauffeur, appears on the scene, recognises her. and threatens exposure tinier she helps him to rob her benefactors. She refuses and In the ensuing straggle is brought into the slums where her brother lives, to paittcl pate In a series of thrilling experi ences Walter C. Kelly, known to vaude ville patrons as "the Virginia Judge.’* and recognized as one of the leading entertainers on the two-a-day stage will top the bill in the Temple next week. His monologue Is a review of ■ day's doings In Judge Brown’s court In the “black belt’’ of old Vir ginia His delineation of the char acters is quite unusual and remark ably clever. Mr. Kelly offers his Im personations without the use of makeup or character change. The aeoond feature of the bill will be Wilber Mack and Nolls Walker In a new comedy skit called ‘‘A Pair of Tickets,*’ written by Mr. Mack. Ed uardo and Elsa Casino, brought to this country by Mrs. Btuyvesant Flab and billed os Spain’s foremost dancers, the Salon Singers, five famous soloists presented by Ralph Danbar. and five other acta com plete the bill. •Tollies of the Day’’ will be next week's attraction In the Gayety the ater. This burlesque show has prov en one of the biggest successes of the season and for that reason Is being brought to the Oayety for a return engagement. During the sea- Margaret Wilson Is Visitor Here ■ - - MARGARET WOODROW WILSON The president's daughter will lx* soprano soloist, Friday evening, at the spring music (estival in Arcadia. DEAF GIRL “HEARS” SONG! Helen Kellar Places Finger On Lips of Caruso As Famous Tenor Sings Part of “Samaon and Delilah/* '.; ": ’*»*»*■■ -• ■v-ZSuiSSB V '■>s* This la how Helen Keller, famous deaf and blind girl, heard Enrico Caruso aing of the blinded Samson from ‘‘Samson and Delilah.” The famous tenor went to the rooms of Miss Keller at a hotel In Atlanta and sang while she held her Angers son new songs, new costumes and new jokes have been constantly add ed to keep the entertainment thor oughly up to date. George F. Mur phy, who starred In ’’The Newlyweds and Their Baby" and "Let George Dj If." Is the lendiug comedian of the company, with Gertrude Hayes as chief helper. Other favorite en tertainers Include Chester Nelson. Anna Propp, Elsa May, Kt'ith Mal vore. John B. Williams. !». Klttlowell, Silk Corset Covers, 85c. Dainty silk t’rene <l** t’htne Dorset t’over* prettily trimmed with laces ami medallion*. Alt In white <-r ptnk. Quulltle* usually »*old at fl.-5 and 11 '•<>. Ixmgcloth Underskirts, 98c A verv large and attractive assortment of the lengdoth *ktr»* Mans with deep embro'd ered flounces. others gorgeously la--e trimmed. | All h»M> extra dust ruffles All si*-s and sonic outslses. Ilrj i»*« Vliiln Floor. I Men’s $12.50 Elgin Watch Movement, $0.95 20-Tear fl* U Case. D This wonderfut offer Is VM another convincing proof J 9 of this store’s value «lv- Ing supremacy. These 1 well known. reliable M. standard watches are In A 12-slx* cases guaranteed T /Tfl for 20 years, t’holce "f m § plain or engraved styles 1 M&B feveti at this hitherto tin- || heard of low price we W W will engrave your lnl- ml Vdflf tlals Free. HeywW— Mala Floor Saturday $2 $ 1 .39 Corsets * = Thla new Comet for spring and summer wear is designed specially for medium figures by one of our standard makers. Has medium bust. Elastic Inserts give ease to the wear er In all positions. One hook below clasp, three pairs hose supporters. These corsets are well made and prettily embroidery trimmed. HtrsWriflk Floor. Regular Ice Delivery Is one of the moat Important Itema for the housewife to consider three warm days. Foods upoll easily In this weather without ice. ICE SERVICE are the two checks against spoiled eatables. For Health’* Sake ns well as economy you want Ice today. Call Main 3560. General Ice Delivery Cos. David A. Brown, Pres, and Oen'l. Mgr. Washington Arcade. ■■ ra H 4 * on his lips. Caruso was appearing at an Atlanta theater. Billy Waldron. Jack Smith, the “Four Dancing Bricktops,” and a choruH of 30 girls. The musical trav esty, "What Does the Public Want?" will be presented. It offers clever I»Hh of drama, vaudeville, grand opera, comedy and burlesque. The annual meeting of the Kansas Editorial association will convene at the Cnlvers’ty of Kansas today for a two day session. M Detrvtt’a Favrrllf Store for , Nearly Half n rent-- Stylish ™ Coats in the newest models, the CH choicest fabrics and favor- ▼ ■ I •d\) : \ dBBtBSk, ite colors, to go at 1* Included are fine gabardines, serges, coverts, poplins, wool ' l \f l - 1 plaids and novelty weaves, with an abundance of the popular tans V-T^^S^cJrißs* T* and navy as w-ell as black. / 77/\ \ ’ I || I) J Ucr«'»— Srrwwd Floor. ( J I ■ ' W?,’ OL May Sale of "iT * SILK BLOUSES /f^ N $2.95, $3.95, $5.00, $5.98, $7.50, SIO.OO r vA The very newest, richest effects art? to be found in this magnificent col- Y | lertlon. Rare lace trimmings, sumptuous silks and gorgeous styles in a variety \-/ J* . have ever made and prices are delightfully moderate. Clever Lingerie Waists \A New Jabot and frill effects, dainty lace and embroidery irimmings clever *,v com^* * n a variety of extremely pleasing ways. Voiles, organdies, batistes and novelty stripes at prices far less than you expect to pay— sl.oo $1.50, $1.98, $2.98, $3.98, $5.00 DETROIT TIMES HUSTING STILL HOT ON TRAIL OF TELEGRAMS BY VS IT ED PKEUB. WASHINGTON, Muy 6.—Senator Hunting told ihe senate today he was looking for the mysterious “us that supplied the funds for the re cent $250,000 telegraph campaign for an embargo of munitions ship ments. lie referred to this aentence In ale Mer by Will R. MacDonald, secretary of the American Embargo conference, to a German minister in Texas: "Please understand that I cannot make It too clear that the expense will be borne by ‘us.’ ’* Senator Hunting Indicated that Ihe fede/al inventlgatlon which he Is seeking and about which he con ferred yesterday with President Wilson will be directed to the un covering of the financial backers of the conference. PRO-GERMANS MAY SEND SPEAKERS TO CONVENTIONS BY UNITED PRESS. MILWAUKEE. Wls„ May Leading German-Amerlcans here favored the plan proposed by the German-Araerlcan alliance of Pennsylvania to send speakers to the national conventions of the Re publican and Democratic parties, to be held In Chicago and St. lx>u!s next month. The Pennsylvania branch of the alliance has called a meeting •or Chicago for May 28 and 29, when the delegates to the con ventions will be held. The Germania Herald, the lead ing Milwaukee German paper, this morning. In announcing the conven tion stati s that these delegates will present their claims before the twe conventions and urge the selection of candidates end adoptiot of a platform which will be acceptable to the German Americans. Many’ old-time boxing champions are to appear In a benefit perform ance to be given at the Pioneer Sporting club *.n New York tonight for the relief o' John H. Nelden, a veteran sporting writer, now in need. NEW SPRING STYLES Men’s and Women’s Clothing OPEN AN ACCOUNT SI.OO PER WEEK Cfliffls 73 & 75 Michigan Ave THE TIMES IS THE LARGEST PAPER IN DETROIT LESS WHAT ISN’T FIT TO PRINT Three Concerts Feature Festival In Arcadia mi w Wm ■; ’ £?' , ■" '£* j '^‘.-','ißPir ■■ ■ ■ i-71 Ip? * • —i FRANCES INGRAM. Grand opera contnilto who will be the soloist of tlio Saturday after noon concert of the Detroit Spring Music Festival association, in Ar cadia. Miss Ingram was heard re cently in this city, and made a marked success. Miss Margaret WoOdrow Wilson will be the particular star of the opening concert. Friday evening, in Arcadia, of the Detroit Spring Music Festival association. Miss Wilson will sing two groups of songs with full orchestral accom paniment by thr* Russian Sjmphony orchestra, of New York, which comes to Detroit especially for the three concerts cf the festival. The orchestra and Its conductor, Modest Altschuler, have not visited Detroit in several years. In addition to Miss Wilson, the Friday evening program w ill offer William Wheeler, tenor, of New York, iho Orpheus dab, the Detroit Festival Choral society, and a school children's dioms of 200 voices. Mr. Wheeler will sing the leading role in the cantata, “The Festival of Spring,” written especially for the festival by Henri Mathcvs, the Del $1 Chamoisette (iloves at 79c. Women’s two-clasp gloves in white, natural and sand. Three extra wide rows of embroid ery In contrastutir colors «»n backs. All sixes. This price for Saturday only. Women’s Pure Silk (Iloves, 29c. Women’s pure silk two-clasp glovex with double finger Ups. Dholce of black or white. Ile>n"s—>lnln Floor. pian composer and violinist, former ly a resident of Detroit. The school children’s chorus, un der Thomas Chllvor*, will present a cantata hy Mr. Chllvers. called "Dreams from Fairyland,” Saturday afternoon. The orchestra will play three numbers, and tho soloists will he Frames Ingram, contralto, and ih-rnurd Altschuler, cellist. A concert arrangement of Gounod's "Faust” will be the offer ing, Saturday evening, with the aolo parts taken hy Leonora Sparkes, Marie Morrissey, William Wheeler, Allen Hinckley, Charles N. Granville and William A. Kerr. The bale of seats for the festival Is now open In Hudson's piano and vlctrola store. SEVERE SCALDS CAUSE DEATH OF SMALL CHILD Suffering from scalds and shock, occasioned last Saturday when ket tle of boiling water was accidental ly spilled on him, Prank Rypka, 4- year-old son of Joseph Rypka, No. 11l Edwin-ave., Hamtramck, died Thursday afternoon In his home. Coroner’s Clerk William Delaurler Investigated the fatality. The child's mother was carrying the water from the stove, when the child ran directly in her path, It is B&id. She fell, spilling the scalding water over the child’s back. Exceptional Values for Saturday! Late! Right!! Smart!! 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