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Reveals Opera Season Plans Fife New Works Announced and Four Revivals, Includ? ing 'Die Walk?ren Which Will Be Given in German Caruso's Return Expected Galli-Curci and Run? Are Re? engaged; Gatti-Casazza to Pass Summer in Europe General Manager Giulio. Gatti-Cn?az 7.a of the Metropolitan Optera Company will depart for Italy this week on the steamship Taormina at*U>r having vir? tually completed his program for tVie opera season of 1921-*22. He will return about the end of September after a visit to several cities in Italy, France, Austria and Germany. Yesterday he took occasion, as usual, to make a brief statement regarding his plans for the coming season. He said: "First of all I desire to thank the American public for its extraordinary support during the season just closed, and I also desire to thank all my co workers, whose good will and discipline have permitted me to overcome all the difficulties of the past season. "I wish also to send an affectionate greeting to my dear friend, Enrico Ca? ruso, who without s&ny doubt will again take his glorious post at the Metropoli? tan. New Operas To Be Given ''During next season the following new operas will be given: " 'Le Roi D'Ys,' in French, book by Edouard Beau and music by Edouard Lalo " 'Die Tote Stadt,' in German, libretto by Paul Schott, taken from 'Bruges la Morte,' by Rodenbach, music by Erich tVolfang Korngold. " 'Sncgourotchka,' in French, from a poesn by Ostrowski, music by Nicolas Rimsky-KorsakofT. " 'Gosi Fan Tutte,' in Italian, libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, music by Wolf? gang Amadeus Mozart. " 'Loreley,' in Italian, book by Carlo d'Ormeville and A. Zanardini, music by Alfredo Catalani. (New for Metro? politan.) "Revivals of 'La Navarraise," by Jules Massenet, in French, apd of ??rnani'i and 'Traviata,' by Giuseppe Verdi, in Italian, will also be made, vith entirely new mise-en-scene. "'Die Walk?re,' by Richard Wagner, v ill also be produced in German." Mr. Gatti announced the engagement of Mme. Amelita Galli-Curci and Titta Ruffo, two artists who do not need any introduction; also the engagement of Mine. Marie Jeritrza, of the Vienna Opera, a famou? artist, who has scored great successes in some of the most mportant European theaters. Two Coming From Buenos Ayres The two coloratura sopranos, Mme. Selma Kurz and Mme. Angeles Ottein of the Buenos Ayres Opera, will sing some performances. The French repertoire will be con? ducted during the -first half of the sea? son by Albert Wolff, who has been re? cently appointed musical director of the Opera Comique of Paris. For the sec? ond half of the season Louis Hassel mans, .also a conductor of the Opera Comiqde, has been engaged. Mr. Gatti also has engaged the fol? lowing American artists: Miss Grace Anthony, soprano. Miss Yvonne D'Arle, soprano. Miss Viola Philo, soprano. Miss Myrtle Schaaf, mezzo-soprano. George Meader, a lyric and buffo tenor, who made his career in the prin? ciple German theaters. Two European singers have also been added to the company: Manuel Saluzar, the Spanish tenor, who is already well known to the American public, and Louis Rozsa, a barytone of the National Opera of Budapest. The artists who have been reengaged are as follows: List of Artists Reengaged Sopranos?Frances Alda, Gladys Aicman, Lucrezia Borl, Cora ChaBe, Ellen Dalossy, Florence Easton, Minnie Kgener, Mary Ullis, Geraldine Farrar, Rita Fornia, Mabel Garrison, Alice Miriam, Nina Morgana, ?'laudia Muzlo, Mary Molllsh, Frances Peralta, May Peterson, Rosa Ponselle, Mar? garet Romaine, Anne Roselle, Lenora Kparkes, Marte Sundelius. Marie Tiffany. Mezzo-sopranos and contraltos ? Cecil Arden, Louise Berat, Grace Bradley. Julia <.'la.ussen, Raymonde Delaunoisj, Jeanne Gordon, Kathleen Howard. Augusta Len ?ka, Marie Mattfeld, Margaret Matzenauer, Flora Perini, Lila Robeson, Marion Telva. Tenors?Paul Althouse, Fletro Audisio, Angelo Bada, Enrico Caruso, Mario Cham iee, Giulio Crimi, Rafaelo Diaz, Benjamino Gigli. Orvilto Harrold, Morgan Kingston. Giovanni M&rtinelli, Giordano Paltrinieri, Johannes Sembach. Barytones?Chief Caupollcan, Thomas Chalmers, Louis d'Angelo, Giuseppe Danlse, ?Giuseppe He I-uca, Mario Laurenti, Robert Leonhardt, Millo Pico, Vincenzo Reschlg lian, Carl Schlegel, Antonio Scott!, Clarence "Whltehlll, Renato Zanelli. Bassos?Paolo Ananian, Robart Bias?, Adamo Dldur, William GustafsKKi, Pomplllo Malatesta, Jose Mardones, Giovanni Mar tino, Leon Rothler. Conductors?Artur Bodansky, Roberto Moranzonl, Gennaro Papi, Albert Wolff. Assistant Conductors?Giuseppe Bambos chek, Fausto ' Cleva, Rlccario D?liera, ?Carlo Edwards, Paul Blsler, Wlllfrld Pelle? tier. Alessandro Scurl. i'horus Master?Giulio Settl. Technical Director?Edward Siedlet Stage Director?Samuel Thewmam. Stage Manager?Armando Agnint. Premiere Danseuse and Ballet Mistress? Rosina GalU. Premier Danseur?Olusepp? Bonflgllo. Solo Danseuses?Florence Rudolph and Lilian Ogden. While Policeman Frisks Cellar They Flee Saloon Patrons and .Attendants Gone When Invader Emerges With Gill of Evidence Neither the bartender nor the dozen . <>r so customers seated at tables in Gallagher Brosthers' saloon, at 887 Seventh Avenue, looked particularly seared last night when Patrolman t?uinn, on prohibition enforcement <iuty in plain clothes, sauntered in ?nd wandered to the cellar. When Patrolman Quinn came np after his search, however, with about a gill of whisky, the sole remnant of braver days which he had been able to discover, the barroom was empty.' The wartender was gone, the waiters were ;;one and the customers were gone, j 'nly the open-faced piano grinned at im sardonically. Patrolman Quinn telephoned to the West Forty-eeventh Street police sta? tion for patroimen to guard the place until some one returned upon whom a ?mmons could be served. When they ti rr i ved ho bore the relic he had dis? covered to the police station to be cherished aa evidence. -?-? Predicts Dry Mew Zealand Next Year and Australia by 1931 WASHINGTON, May 8.?Australia will be entirely under prohibition in? side of ten years and New Zealand will vote dry next year, in the opinion of Arthur Toombes, State Superintendent of the Prohibition Forces of Queensland, who arrived here to-day in the course of a tour of the United States, for a conference with Wayne B. Wheeler, gen? eral counsel of the Anti-Saloon League. "Much depends," Mr. Toombes said, in discussing the situation in hia country, "on the results in America, as the issue in Australia now is whether prohibition can be enforced aad eus-j tuined, and the United States is tbe | ??xpsrl-nergal plot." ~ "*" i .:'?- \ On the Screen "Gypsy Blood," a Foreign Film at Strand, Should In? spire American Producers By Harriett?; Undcrhill Reviewing "Gypsy Blood'1 at the Strand Theater will prove to ho a con? flict, twixt love and duly. How We Wish that it had been Made right her? in America, so that we might exhaust our list of adjective? with a eiear con? science, for it is one of the host, pictures we over saw. and American directors and actor? would do well to go and ?study the methods of these foreigners who produced this picture. To our way of thinking it is even better than eithw of its predecessors done by the same director, Ernest Lubitsch. Neve* have we seen such realism on the screen and Pola Negri is a power? ful actress, who is fascinating, beauti? ful in a way that has character for its; foundation, and intelligent. As Car mencita in "Gypsy Blood" she gives a gorgeous performance. Not in the live years that we have been seeing pic? tures have we been so delighted with the performance of an actress on the screen and she is the first one we ever felt that we wanted to write to and say: "I think you are a grand actress. Will you kindly send your photograph to abovo address." But Pola Negri can be interviewed by ua any time ?he wishes. The thing which distinguishes her work is noticeable in the performance of every one in the cast. We doubt very much if any of the scenes have bcSen rehearsed, for there is not the slightest trace of a director's hand, and yet undoubtedly the picture owes its excellence to Mr. Lubitsch. We had been feeling strongly on the sub? ject of this importation of German films, but ''Gypsy Blood" has convinced us. We wouldn't have missed it for the world, and if American producers are wise it will set a new standard for pictures. The story unfolds so natur? ally on the screen. There are no close tips to interrupt the continuity. The star is not brought into the fore? ground all the time. She does not make a spectacular entrance; she is simply introduced watching a parade with a lot of other cigarette gir?3. The play is a slice of life; the camera dis? covers the characters doing ordinary homely things and records their ac? tions "on the film. You can't imagine the director saying: "Now, all ready! Camera!" The actors talk and laugh and turn their backs to the camera and the picture goes on, beginning at the beginning and without any cul backs ending with Carmen's death at the hands of Don Jose,. The presentation is full of fire an< dash, and this version of Carmen w< like m*uch better than Bizet's version Also there never could be another Cal? men like Fola .Negri. When Geraldin? Farrar and Theda Bara appeared si multaneously as Bizet's heroine w* missed both pictures, but we are quiti sure, from what we read of them, tha both interpretations were quite differ ent from this one. They said that Mis Farrar was an alluring Spanish beaut; and that Miss Bara was a vampire whi expressed passion by winking her eye lashes very fast. But Mme. Negri i just a. hot-blooded peasant girl, slov? enly in her manner and her walk; sh never tries to be beautiful nor vampir ish; she is bold and vulgar and bai and Carmen, the gypsy girl, ever; moment. Others in the cast were good, toe There was Don Jos?, who gaye a p#3 formanee?which ranked almost equall with Mine. Negri's; Escamillo, Doiore (the Michaela of the opera) and Rod riquez all gave noteworthy perfora anees. When we go to see the pictui again we shall leave before Carmen death. It is too realistic to be wholl enjoyable. Now, if Pola Negri woul only como over here-and become a American citizen our joy would r without alloy. The story has bee adapted from the original French stoi by Prosper Merrime. Joseph Plunkett has arranged Spanish prologue to put one in tl proper frame of mind. It shows street scene in Seville and has singe; and dancers and castanets. Music from "Carmen" suiting the a* tion on the screen, is played during tl picture. After the feature there is comedy called "The Rent Collector Larry Semon plays the title r?le. We should have chosen most ar other time to see "The Wild Goo3< than right after viewing "Gypsy Blood If this picture is not what makes tl wild goose wild, at least it is wh makes us wild. It is just about as bs a picture as can be and live. It is fro a story by Gouverneur Morris, directi by Albert Capellani for Cosmopolita but even so a set of good ^titles, writtc by some one with a sense of humo might have Baved lt. Almut ten title? (pen the picture, They Bay that the only way to bel happy v.iti) a man is to marry him,| that illicit love degrades one (or two* thai it in the only fair thing l'or the child, that disloyalty is degrading and that the wild goose seeks but one mate. Then the ato>y open:-. It. shows a Mond Infant kissing papa and mamma and then the snake enter", the garden, An irrelevant title tell? that nurse ha? a toothache and that the doctor has given her r.ome tablets which are. powerful and to look out for them, so, of course, ?ill you do is to watch for those tablets to reappear. They finally do. The "good woman" gives them to the "wronged husband" to keep him from following the "guilty pair" and shooting them. I The ?tory is incredibly foolish, .the acting is incredibly inane and thi? rties aie incredibly bad. If American producers are going to produce wild geese they can't blame people for im? porting pictures like "Passion," "De? ception" and "Gypsy Love." Mary MacLaren is the foolish wife; II. E. Herbert is the "wild goose," her husband: Doi-othy Bernard is the "good woman," more power to her! and Norman Kerry is the serpent. Oh. yes; Joseph Smiley is the husband of the good woman. It was he, instead of the wronged husband, who finally killed the villain because his wife did not love him. However, she established the. fact that she was the "good woman" early in the picture by saying "1 do not love my husband, but it is my duty to live with him." We wanted to rise up and say "Who says it is?" but then if you started to quarrel with the titles you would start ^ riot in the Rialto. The best performance in the picture i-; given by littlo Rita Rogan. She Is the angel child and although she has to play one of those "papa love mamma?" parts, she is never disagree? able as so many stage children are. She is extremely good to look at. The comedy is a Vitagraph called "The Tourist" and there is an un? usually interesting Rialto Magazine. Eduardo Albano sings "Visione Veneci? ana." The overture is "Martha." At the Capitol "The Birth of a Na? tion" will continue. "Deception" will remain at the Rivoli. At the Criterion "The Lost Romance." will begin an en? gagement. This will be i-eviewed to? morrow. -?-, Flateau Makes His Debut Here as Concert Artist French Actor Gives Program of Songs Before Appreciative Audience Geoi-ges Flateaa, the French actor, made his American d?but as a concert artist last'night in the Apollo Theater in a program of French popular songs, with Yvonne Dienne, pianiste, assist? ing. When he appeared with Jane Cowl in "The Crowded Hour" Flateau gave a dramatic reading of "The Star-Spangled Banner," which marked him for the pe? riod of the war for benefits and Lib? erty Loan meetings. Before that he had played with Mrs. Fisl^e in "Serv? ice" and "Madame Sand." His program was of a popular type, including Parisian songs, love songs, Ij~?M?*~J??n?3M???*-?MU*g?i*_ ?iiiiiiiarn?--i??iti-i?ji>u?iii?iii*% A complete store for Women ! Oliver A* Olson | \ COMPANY Broadway at 79th Street Sethroay Stetitn at J'ter nPO speak of an "economi? cal housewife" is to pay tribute to hef wisdom and good judgment. This store is a friend of the economical housewife for it offers her only merchandise of highest quality at the prices she expects to pay. TURKISH TOWELS Pure bleached; heavy double thread Size 23 x 45 49c value $1.00 The Friendly Store i-. : ; 1BIP When you wire for electricity remember the electric curling iron, hair dryer and vibrator of milady's toilette. An extra out? let near her boudoir table will promote great? er pleasure intheiruse. Telephone our Sales Department, Stuyvesant 4980, or consult your local Electrical Contractor for de? tailed suggestions and estimates of cost. !l ! fh? United! Electric Lightand Power Co. tyt East 15th St., few York. S9th Street ft Broadway 146th Street _* Broadway oni - "i* the boulovarde and patriotic MM?'.s. 1''l:ilf?ui has na ingrntluting personal ti 5 ?. coupled with all tit?1 _onv it_i.di.i_ii of concert and rhuai. hall, He wns happy in n rrioat approciativo audl* enco. Mile Dienne playod Debuaay'? "Ai'iilioRiiuf" uiui "Sous lea Jardina" ?nid Alben i t'a "Evocation" ami "Ne Bfuidlllaa." - ? ??? ?. Th? Stage Door -#? "Phoebe of Quality 8tM_t" will open at the Shubart Theater t-il- evanln?. At tit? Am_a._e.dor to-night the "l'um belle," formerly the offU-ial pntai'tolnmonl ? ?.up? of the ?ttoadlan Expeditionary force, will preaeht their revue, "iiirt', Hing? Banff," A apaoleJ ?atlaea o< "The Champion" win bo riven to-day for tho benefit o? tha Service Club, conducted by tho New Voile Comaunlty Servia?, .'mnl. Stammers will ?tag? "Xoborty's Money" for T,. I.awrenco Weber. Ko li.'ury.il? will ?tart at. once. Albor!? Burton, who played tha girl from the wnmlhou.se In "Tha Tavbr<n," haa he#n engaged for a leading part In "The Right W.iy." Florence Rockwell, In "The Bird of Paradiae," la at tho Shubert-Rlvlera .this .Too Weber's production, "Itonoydew," the musical comedy with the acore by l.trem Zlinbiillst. will return to tho Casino Theater for a aprlng engagement begin? ning May 16, Brtnkwater's "Abraham Lincoln" In playing at the Montauk Theater, Brook? lyn, this week. Jane Cowl, In "Smllin' Through," l3 at the Ma.lestie. At tho Bronx Opera House Madge Ken? nedy, In "Cornered," is the bill for tho current week, Tho title of the play in whloh Arthur Byron la starring at the Thirty-ninth Street Theater ha? been changed again, thta time bach to the origina' one of "Tha Ghosl Between." "Shufflo Along," a new musical novelty played by an all-colored company, will be the Hummer attraction .it the Sixty-third Street Theater, opening In about two weoka. The book is by Miller and Lyle, and the lyricH and music by Sissle and Blake, all of whom are well known In vaudeville. Ellen Terry on Stage 65 Years Miss Ellen Terry, for many years considered the foremost English actress, observed the sixty-fifth anni? versary of her first appearance on the stage on April 28. Her d?but "was made at the age of eight. George White Heady to Stage'Scandale of 192 V\ Bugs Baer Librettist and Ann I lYimmgton Featured Player of New Auuuid Review George White la about to start active. preparations for his "Scandals of 1921," the third of his annual reviews, which in destined for a summer- run at B Broadwav theater, The preliminary rehear aal a and engaging of the chorus will begin to-day. White propose;) to make this years "Scandals" a stlU more elaborate affair than his last : edition, with some Innovations along the line:! hitherto pursued. -\ new librettist will be brought into ? view in the person of Mr, Hug:? Baer? The music has been written by George ' Gershwin, who performed the same of? fice for last season's "Scandals," while the lyrics are supplied by Arthur Jack son, brother of Fred Jackson, author of "Two Little Girl a in Blue." Herbert Ward is the art director and is look? ing after the pictorial features. Ann Pennington will again be the featured member of the cast. Brazil Buys Radium Here Orders $65,000 Worth to Com-1 hat Spread of Cancer The Radio Chemical Corporation of Now York and Orange, N. J., yesterday announced that Brazil purchased more than one-half gram (557 milligrams) of radium in the United States last Satur? day at a cost of $65,000. Three hun? dred and fifty-seven milligrams of the ; order, extracted at Orange from carno- ' tite ore taken from the Undark mines ; of Colorado, will be shipped to South , America at? once. The remainder will follow soon. The radium is to be used to combat \ th< spread of cancer in Brazil, as well ! as for research purposes. The pur- i chase was made through the Banco Comerciala Industria of* ' Sao Paulo, "Brazil, and the Guaranty Trust Com-. : pany of, this city. -a Barney Bernard to Appear in New Dillingham Production j Barney Bernard, who has become ? identified as Abe Potash to the theater going public through his impersona? tions of the stellar r?le in tlie Potash j and Perlmutter series of comedies, hereafter will appear under the man? agement of Charles Dillingham. Within ! a fortnight Mr. Dillingham will present ra?to Aftomm asid 44th Ulm Y&9IK The Return journey In the laborious return to normalcy the journey is uphill and the going rough. There are disheartening passages to traverse. The burden of taxes slows the tiring st^p, eased only by the prospect of tax revision. The question of wage reduction obstructs the path, the Reparations represent a wall to be climbed in which steps must be cut before it may be negotiated. The British coal miner blocks the way. Railroad rates must be cleared from the road. The Secretary of the Treasury tells Congress that it is wasteful. We are warned to conserve, practice thrift, cease extravagance, reduce our obligations and otherwise restore our house to order. We shall sue cessf ully achieve our journey's end in this way and by observation of the wise injunctions laid upon us we shall, when we once more stand on the level plain, look back with satisfaction upon the undertaking. We shall be stronger for the exercise of will power, for the will, like a muscle, strengthens with use, and there is much in William James's advice to do something every day that is distasteful to us. Withal the Harriman National Bank believes that the worst of the journey is past and that if we keep our mind and our body strictly to the accomplishment of the journey we shall not have to retrace any steps. Certainly it is a time when we should not commit ourselves financially or otherwise to performances that-will interfere with our progress. Let everything be subrcgated to the business in hand. IANKINQ HOURS FH9M 8 t'CldOK A. M. T* I O'CLOCK ?. f?l SAFE BEPSS?T VAULTS OPEN FROM UM.T? MiMimt ?\ REMOVAL SALE BSg u\\!e\ 1 IM *W.I . Will Move May lDlh to lint Ire HuUcHngT, 1731, 3,733 B'way Don't Want to Carry Over Onr Present Stock AUTOS?ALCAS?AT LOWEST PRICES TIME r.WMENTS ARRANGED IF DESIRED. TIRES?AT PRICES "CUT TO THE QUICK" BODIES?SURPRISINGLY LOW PRICED Established In 1S09; Telephon* Circle 2476, Jandor! Automobile Co., 235-237 West 50th St, ESTAURANTS AND COFFEE SHOPS RS. COPEL?ND 3 WEST 50th St SERVES REAL FOOD AT A FIXED PRICE To-night - - Virginia Baked Hum and Spoon ?read T LUNCHEON AFTERNOON TBA BREAKFAST DINNER. MARGUERITE Kae4"" is WKsr arm ST. . Lunch, 60c, Afternoon T< a, Chicken, DInnor, 11.00. All Homo Cooking. SUNDAY CHICKEN DINNER 6 to 8 P. M. U. HARDT ALICE G. 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The new Hoffman play is being stag?d by Clifford Brook?, and the com? pany supporting Mr. Bernard includes Dodaon _>, Mitchell, John FWfcherfdrd, Vivian Tobin, Margaret Linden, Wal? lace Ersklfi-, Edwin Hurry, Kate Mor? gan, Katherine Ward, Alice Seymour .-.I'd Arthur Fitzgerald, . ?'?_ - .Sale? Tax BaekerH lo Appear To-day Before Senate Board From Ths Tribune's Washlngi ... Bureau WASHINGTON, M ?;. 8, Representa? tive.i of twenty national organizations advocating tha Balas tux Will appear to? morrow at the hearing before the Se?? alo Finance Committee in suppport of Senator Smoot'? bill for a 1 per cent tax on all aalea. Judge Lebbens R. Wilfley, former attorney general of the Philippine Islands, chairman of the executive committee of the Tax League of America, will act as general counsel in the presentation of the case. Judge Wilfley to-day issued a protest against the recent attacks on the sales tax plan by certain public officials, whom he refused "to advertised by call? ing them by name. Marvelous Soprano Voice I? Fou nil in Seulement 15-Year-Old Boston Girl Said to Sirjg Three Full Tonen Higher Tha:. Farrar ?pseial Dispatch to ihr. Tftbuns BOSTON, May 8, 'inici?is of the Boston Music School Settlement, where talent is sought among the poorer classes, said to-day that In Irene Cohen, fifteen years old, they bave ., ,, s? found a marvellous singer. Although sha has been taking sing? ing lessons at the settlement only six months, Stetson Humphrey, her teacher, pays ?lie sings three full tones higher than G?raldine Farrar and more than a tone and a half higher than Rosa Ruisa. Moreover, she sings three complete octaves, striking four E's, with brilliancy of tone. The girl bas another year at the Girls' High School before she can get her diploma, and then it is planned to send her to Italy for two years' study for ;in operatic career. Vaudeville managers have made all sorts of extravagant offers to get the girl to sin?: for them, but although the money would be most welcome, Irene's ~ -~----~-=--__r; parents and advisers want her to fc? Jin operatic career and have turn.* 'leaf ear to all offer?. * tWBed ? . _ Straton Challenges Acton. Divine Propose? Debate on Moral Influence of Theater The Rev. John Roach Straton, in fcu sermon at Calvary Baptist Church ?a? night, announced his willingnegs t<> meet a representative of the Actor * Equity Association or some other r_ sponsiblc group upon the platform ts Carnegie Hal!, the Town Hall, ?S J the thoaters or in hi. o-.vn church f? a full and frank discussion of tb influence of the theater to-day. Speaking of the theater iss'j; Straton said: "If the Actors' .' Association or some other regp( group will se.ect a representative will be more than glad to meet him i? ? frank discussion of these! things Bu' I only remark in passing that f<Jo no-' purpose to turn aside from my w.rV for God to debate this jrreat issue wits the first defendant of the actor'." fait' who heroically throws him breach and offers his talents fur sue. a task." AMERICA'S FOREMOST -HEATRES ANO HITS. DIRECTION OF I.EE AND .1. .1. 8IHJ?FKT WINTER GARDEN LAST Eresrritlii. WILLIE & EUGENE ?hret-in? at K:15. j Mat, Tb-m'vt, '-:i:>. AND 200 "OTHERS BASSADOR 4llt.li St., Just West of n'way. h:io. M.i?.i. Wed. & sal. TeL Cir. 8753, OPENING TO-NIGHT. THE "DUSV?BELLS" I.?.?.TI4 r,,!l- W?. of B'wny. Uve?. *:30. UMW I 31 M?tines.; Wi_(ii-j(lay and Saturday. -THE TWO MOST BRILLIANT MUSICAL PREMIERES OF THE SEASON The MESSRS. i.KB and 8, B. BHUBBRT Pr< TO-NIGHT AT 8:30 TO-MORROW NIGHT AT 8:15 At eUUBCBT TrJKA.. 4U1...W ofB'j " CENTURY ?__S^ HJ^APss?1 pwmmmz nie .MuiU-al VefS-On uf SIR .AMES M BARRIE'S Ito-pantl.: Comedy, "Cjuai-'.y 1 DOROTHY WARD tad SH?UN GLENtflLLE l \T: STRA Comjiowr of "The ' h ELEANOR AM) A COMPANY OF PAINTER 5 ARTTi GEORGE ? G F. O H URLS in THE GREEN GODDESS P.y \VT___UM ARCHER. PLAYHOUSE ttireS mats .?__ sat 1 t*intKrfitx)AH*/iBii c-iA/ucrfHi/AUON i? '?( ff?CMC W 48 St. B'y i? K?s 8:?. M,.? u>^. and Sat _:3.. r REPUBLIC. \V. 42 St. J EAST WEEK. iGRAfK LA RLE and |H A l.i: HAMILTON DEARME ooKED? W^-?/ /IJTTM. fTHEATRE [ West 44 St. LONG?CRE GRAf-T MITCHELL c__2Sr "THE FUNNIEST PLAY IN TOWN."-St.,. SPECIAL MATINEE TO-DAY. 230. Benefit S'rvice Club for ni?-l?. Scldlw. REGULAR MATINEE PRICES. SEATS NOW. TH.-A.. 41 St.. n'r IV?. Et. I'4M. . Thursday an! Sat., 2.30. A BOAT LOAD OF FUN."' Cltarlss Dannton. E>*. World, or?? ?*__"?/' ?Charts? ?Jamton. ?,r_. noria. %% l'Yeqr nt.. j?jST MARRIED Era. g-sfl Mats. Wed., Ttiurs. Sc Sat JEWLY FARCE with VIVIAN MARTIN and LYNNE OVERMAN TAKE A __*? The?., 47th & P-'way. Bra. 8:15. Mais. Wednesday 4 Sa; . ?h%"_ys,Hl. Princess Virtue "&Sr CENTRAL The M Comed WIFE,TAKE i-T ?rn?$ We?mSt BETWEEN THEA.E.oFB'WAYEft&.O I, MATS. WED. Ex. SAT IYRIC J??*SS -t?- 42nd St. or. Bway -WICK flAIIY, 2.T * Hj- i' M-, The World's Greafest Motion Piefur? " WILLIAM FOX Ef TWGE T? W. 42d Ri. K?_s 8?. MATS WE7> and ?.AT. ?:? ?yf?TO^JTTff?SI Directed _v ?J GOQDOM Eo_?i--D3 iv.o.t bei.sational and Most .liriliing Screen Spectacle Ever Shown "The chariot rs.ee -was the lr.st word n tiirllls. Historic ltrveatory a cr?ai Street. Ergs. F 19, tday and S__ F?LT0N v LAST TWO WEEKS ??, EnferAf-__/__m<. ?gg^f 327TH PERFORMANCE TO-NIGHT. DCIMflUT W. 48_-8t Bry. 48. Er. 8:80 OE-LlTlUil- Kat_B_M r irsday and Sal Miss ?u/u _5e.f I54TH PERFORMANCE TO-NIGHT. rioff.i'lr 65 W. 35th Eves., 8.20 ?-JcilTiCK. Mat. Tbuw. & Sai. 2-20 "LI LI O M" A THEATRE GUILD PRODUCTIO?? !^?? ???. Tl-KATR? EVNGS..8:3Q, ir__? 3?J_ Mats. Tluira. & Bat.. 2:3?\ ?THE*mGHT^iR_ CI-EA_T Ml'slCAl, hlNTJ-RTAJLNltfBNT, with I-OI.l-Y l'OVXOLIA', KOKi.RT .VOOLSI.V, MVXINK. lil.OWN und TOM LEWIS. Bfst Seals?, $2.50. ?th BIG \V__EK. 2SH?M?? BR0ADH?RST ?^?^?gt E?s.8:20.MaU. 44to ST. THEATRE .DAILY (TAT5 _ 15 CVEN: ?40. ?l. ' HAMLET, To-nlght 4. Thurs. Might: SERVANT lo the HOUSE, To-m'w & Sat. Nights; TAMING of the SHREW, Wed. Night; MACBETH, Thurs. Matinee; MERCHANT of VENICE. Frl. Night i Sat. Mst, Rf (fill <Mh/ w??* o! B'way. Er?s. 8:?. DEwUU Matiot-ea tVed. and Sat. S:_0. v,?_u?ig lili: Masterpiece. R.LEO SrftPf/orvr wo&smA ???A! SiCHSTEI? PRINCESS The Th..;;;),U.oC B'y. _3v.8:45|LAST Mate. \V?d &Sat., _:30;WEEKS EMPEROR JONES w,th0,cL?W5L,E8 PLYMOUTH "??&?*?* ifc.%i LITTLE OLD NEW YORK Win. A. /[Q?|a C* Th?*., E. of B'y. E?. 8:_0. Bratly's ???1II ?Is Mat- ~ FRAZEE THE PLAYBOY Of The Wester* World i Mats. Wed. BSAMHALL I* I. A y H O U 8KI,.,-.,,,-, * r"'1- *Ts?"-1:3* i MARRIAGE Wast [EVENING* AT B:?0 4_d8t|Mat_. Wed. & Sat, L':.0 '^??."PERFORMANCE TO-NIGHT. MIXED i P_ ST- 'OS* E-RVINB. > ?1th ?MARGARET WVCHERLY And Orlrinal Cast, "lTJne.it Ai'tliiB ill N, Y."? Eve. World. M ETROPOLIT?W Vin^K TO=NIGHT ai 8:15 Gala Testimonia andr?as'mppel Courtesy of Metropolitan Opera Co. and courtesy of the following iirlints: \ MMES.KKASL.AU, CI.AISSKN.NI'.LT.IK AN!) SARA KO UNS, I.IPKOVVsK.V, MATZKNAl'UU. MKLSFN, SPARKKS, STANLEY, SYLVA TUENTINI, YAW, ZKPPll.LI: MM. BISPHAM, BLASS. KINGSTON, LKOMIARDT, KOTI1IKK, STRACCIARI, WI1ITEIUI.L, ZKKO?.A. KUDOLPH GANZ JAN KIT?ICLIK Pl?nisl Violinist Prices $1.UH to $3.00?plus war tax. CE3 ?AiVil! ?2d Street, Weat o/ Broadway. O s-1? a? ? F? Twice Dally, 2:80 and 8:30. WILLIAM FOX i>re?*?nt:i a nl?turization of Mark Twain ? Famous Comedy Kotn&u??, " A Connecticut IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT" Stand by Emmett 3. Flynn. Matine*, i 2:30; Brat Heats In Orchestra $1.00. Good orchestra Seats for Matinees ;,i)c. Evenings 8:80. (iood Seats In Orchestra $V.O0. (iiiod SeaU in i'.;Ucony ?oo. AU Seat? Reserved. War Tax Ksftrrf. PA 0~?? THEATRE, *?% *7r% %\ Broadway and 58th Street. ?IT1 OVER THE HILL liy Will Carleton. * Directed by Harry Mlt?arde, Matinees at 2:30. Good Seats in Orchestra HOe. llvtfs. at 8:30. (loot! Heata In Orchestra'$1.00. Good Seats In l?alcony 50c All SeaU Reserved. War Tax ISitra. Loew's New York Theafre & Roof Cont, 31 A. M. to 11 P. M, goof to 1 A, M. NORMA TALMADGE, "The Passion Flower" i now'? hme-rirs?n Mu*.io <3 st- w? of B'-T "Without Limit," with Anna Q i All Seats NU*bo?, Steed's Syotopate4 Siwtette, ^ "" Le Van & DeVttw, ltudinoff, uttier?. | Reserved PARAMOUNT PICTUKKS "111 IV 0 LI "?J? B'way at 40 St. ?Week ItAoli Conceit Orchestre R?*?l-THHEWIL0G00SI SQUARE Famous Rialto Orchestra. RIT?RI0H William do Mille". THE LOST ROMANCE at lllh. CARNEGIE'HALL, THURSDAY EVE., MAY 12. At 8:L">. LsuM Appearance This Season. BPKCIAL SONO RECITAL GALLI-CURCI SEATS NOW SELLING AT BOX. OFFICE J'rtM? ?I, $1.80, $?. $2.50. $3. First 'Her Boxe?. $3.S*. War Ta* lO^if. Mft. Ttan? & 8?lwr, (Hteln\faF.> N V. W VOKK'S 1,E A DING THKATRES ASI) SUCCESSES emp?re ? ethel & john I 40 St. Ergs, at S.15. riMU'.S WKD. ajni SAT., 11:15. LUNE MICHAEL STRANGES? Now Play CLAIR tamiYttfiWILLSB West 41th St Riga, at ?5:13. [tura, k .-'at., 2:15. INA CLAIRE ? BELASCQ Lionel ftira?i "D?BURAU" LYfiFHWi i?*?***. W- ?SU* St- ?m. S*?. ILIbCUSn Matinees Tlmrs. and Sat.. ?jo. "THE GOLD to DIGGERS" iT:;",.o:? .?ff-COI A TWINSOME D A. L. Erlanger's M?sica! Comedy SUCCESS The Moat Beautiful Chorus \n Town. LIBERTY ' LAST 2 WEEKS [XIB8PK?P??o?crov_H kamlynninllhiA 1EOH ER3?L. HEW AMSTERDAM ROOF Z?E6FEIOH?BH&.1TFR0UC AT1I FISHER'S WORLD ?MOUS DA?lCE 0R(H $2 TWO LITTLE GIRLSinBLUE *6.a.y*A*"W The?.. 4r>, W. of B'y. Ery. 6T67. M FRANCCiNEn>' *'?-''? MataAVi I.ASat .'. M. lARRf MORE^NI? PIOMf MANHATTAN THURSDAY 12 Oftera Housf 1? Scats Now Selling. 'PE THREE MUSKETEERS' A M*'- i ??h.. Written and lomposed by RICHARD W TirMPI.E Vox?. Plicas, Tax lm-luried. 50c. to ?2. in Hie musical comedy lilt. "Lady Billy" BEST SEATS WED.&SA?.MAT.S2 ICTHEA7 ?MATS V&? <S LAT 2. SO-ftfiYANT 6?15 MtUkL iv wo!.? r^TT?R?? |YUUnoi ptiNCH t wd'A w e ? ?ah i : i u : MiPirl tK; HENRY MILLER'S S^Sfa s, Thursday and Sat, 2:30. P.45SES BV .... LAD1_ A THKATRL GI'ILD PKODlOTiOS with LA?KA HOPS_ ??M?f"_?>d Netriat ffMl ?ftRT "PHEA., We? 4SI ?awn I Mats. WED.VBSD C CHARLES HERRY iu THE TYR'JJNY OF LOVE _"DARINGLY DIFFERENT." HUDSON Powerful Drama 1^tliIVikilt?Jl ? MB. EMMETT CORRKJAN, bel oualy 111, Mit, lUOPS FI S TIloMAS will play i* : by olive TELL and the cirljjnal cast W3SST 44TH ST. EVOS, ?:3?. .Maiinf. EP3 THE PEAS J?? IMS MATINEE WED., BEST SEATS $2. AIETY, ?way & 40 St. Maus, v. -ACCTB^rrriflfl AEOLIAN HALL, TO-MORROW NIGHT, 8:30. COMMONWEALTH M'l'KA'ntK i?Heilt? KOROLEWICZ-WAYDA Soprano Warsaw tira:.*,! ?niera Po. M1 P?IW UriiutH Polish orphans" Belief Kim*.!, CARNEO IE HALL, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 13. THIRD AM' LAST RECITAL of Pe * ' ALFRED MIROVITCH Bmlne?t I1:.-mist-Composer. TVbetfl T5e to $2 at ltox Oftlee, ?^_*_*??2*'J BENEFIT: UNION SOCIAL CEN1RL of New York ? SHAME? Columbia n?8jar*,?8 ' ? HSP - HIP HOORAY " C A PSTT^I Broadway vnil 1 KJLei at 51 at Street lATKMIKI) i:Vt,\I.IMI\l 2nd SENSATIONAL WEEK D. W. GRIFFITH'S':? Trie mm Spe.iai Pwwrt^jq Adapted a?d?S?? !>y 8, L. liOTHAhLl Capitol Grand ?Orcheetra (pie?*/ Overtur? ?, "? ?**,?" First I'erfortnance tl:4t A. M. "It? freat jc?m reveal tae jeniw ?* tke master director." evening 1 M A K K B'way?.-17 St. Kanta? & 1 Meltttjrre ILi.ve? Kerne : Myam? & I Tempent & Sqnsliin*-. Gordon & Ford. ELLA KETFORD. POLA NECHI. 1? "OYPSY LOVTE. ?SHAM??