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The Washington herald. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1906-1939, November 06, 1910, Second Part, Image 14

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The National NzdluzrnlTb 1 Vr Girlies GirliesThe GlrllcTh
The Th Columbia I I > Ambition HAmbttlonCbnsell AmbitionCbaaes AmbitionCbaeM
Cbaaes I I I Ii I 1olltc ollic Vaudeville VaudevilleThe YnudtvilicThe rnudevUlcThe
The Academy 1 1 4 1 The Turning Point PointThe IolntTh PointThe
The Th CJnyety Gnret netr I i l Ilurlcxqnc IlurlcxqncThe Dlrle1q Iifl1eMqieThe e elhe
The Lyceum LyceumThe I I t f i Burlesque BurlesqueThe 1JurleaqueThe
The Caaino > e eTnhIdevii1e Vaudeville and Pictures PicturesThe llcturellhe IIctureNThe
7 Vaudeville mul Picture PictureThe Picturelhe PiotureThe
The Cpamos e oinO lmo Y r r
The Majestic 1UnJe tlc Vaudeville and Pictures PicturesThe Picturesj
Grand Grand Vaudeville and Pictures PicturesThe rcturesThe
j The Avenue Tenue s t PrctureIJ PrctureIJI
I The Pnzn Plaza Moving Picture PictureThe PictureI PletureThe
The Vlrslnla VhginInThe 4 t r 1 Moving Picture PictureThe Plctu PlctuThe
The Alhnmbrn Moving pictures picturesThe pictureslhe Pictures PicturesThe
The llonnrd 1 t Stock Company CompanyTIMB5LY Con1anyA CompanyTIM1LY
TIMB5LY TIlI LY article on tho quality of American rnorQafl humor lumor appears In The Out Outlook Outlook OutA ¬
A look the work orltof of Miss iisa Kntherlrfe Roof The writer finds that there thereIs theraIs theroIs
A Is a deterioration of the sense of real fun in American audiences at attho atthe attII
the tII theater It is not only onl that audiences as a general thing often oftenlaugh ottenJaugb oftenhiugl
laugh In the wrong place thus spoiling spolllng11any many a serious scone nnd marring marr1n a aplay aplay aplay
play but on the other hand they the will wilinot not notocten often laugh at real humor but con content conttnt con1nt ¬
tent themselves with a smile or perhaps Inward enjoyment We Ve had a l very veryforcible veryforclblo veryforcible
forcible example of this during the past week In audiences tludlcnees at the Belasco BelascoTheater BelascoTheater BelascoTheater
Theater where that clever comedian Weedon Grossmith entertained with K Kif Rc BCaTtOns
if Cartons brilliant comedy air Preedy and the Countess Here is a play playwhos playwho paywhose
who humor lay not in action or orburroonery buffoonery but In the quiet play of wit ap appealing appealing appealing ¬
pealing to the intelligence and the brain Doubtless the play was much enjoyed enjoyedby onjoyedby enjoyedby
by many who saw ft f ftIndeed Indeed the unanimous opinion was that the comedy was wasa wasflhoer
a sheer delight delightand and yet at no performance was there any hearty laughter only onlya
a sort of patronlzing smite over some of otthe the lines as if the fact that they were werelever wereI were1ver
I lever tYfr was a bit surprising For this American tour Mr Weedon Grossmith Grossmithbrought GrossmlthbNu Groesmithhrught
brought bNu ht over his London L ndon company a company which has played this same com comedy oomfdy corndy ¬
edy dy In London for about a year ear and always alwa s to uproarious laughter Possibly Possiblytho P05sblythe Possiblythe
the play was enjoyed nearly as much In Washington as it was In London but butIf butIt butif
If so the th poor players pla or8 had no testimony to that effect and all during the week weekfinding weekf weeklinding
finding f nding the th most brilliant of the lines falling with a dull and and sickening silence silencethey sfIencetht silencethe
they the were > aghast and frightened The episode serves to show once more the themarked theTnark themarked
marked Tnark difference In the quality of American as distinguished from British Britishhumor Dritlshhumor Britishhumor
humor We affect to sneer neer at atpuneh Punch with its t classical olassloalquotatlons lassioal quotations and Its air of ofscholarship orholarship ofrehoirship
scholarship but the truth is that there Is a large clientele cUnntelo that knows and ap appreciates appredatfs aprreciats ¬
preciates the fun the subtlety of Punch Punch just as there is If a large body of roadors readerswho roadorswho roadorswho
who enjoy njoy our own alleged comic comb weaklles we kUQ whose humor Is still fluh tI11 of the slap slap1ttck slap slapstick slapt1ck ¬
stick t1ck order orderHAT orderTHAT
1 1pUAT
pUAT > HAT this lack In American 4m mOrican rlean audiences AudQncesls is appreciated even by American Americanmanagers Amerloonmanagers AmericanU
THAT U managers was very very eleerly shown by another a other attraction at the local localtheaters localtheaters locala
a theaters lat la t week weekMIlS Miss Hsnrlotto Crosihan In AntiMatrimony This Thisplay Thisis Thisplay
play is a sort of burlesque or satire by Percy Mackaye quite In the theiilberUan thejilb theiibertian
iilberUan jilb rUaJI manner It Ita humor is not of the sort that hat evokes the same same sort of ofguffaw atgutta ofguffaw
guffaw gutta as when on one cornelian knocks another down with a stuffed club or when whenan when81L
an Irish woman stick LIok a t wot mop in the rent r nt collectors face It is delicate delicateIrony delicateIron delicateIrony
Irony Iron subtle exaggeration exacgo tlon and bombast the sort of humor humor to be tasted to be berolled beroned berolled
rolled over the palate like an old wine Its bouquet enjoyed enJb iel Its aroma a de delight detight ¬
light And yet because audiences have failed to see the points have insisted insistedon
on bn n taking seriously what wa as meant for travosty the thom management 1ag ment found it itnecessary Itl1tl itneeestry
necessary l1tl e Mi1r to insert a printed slip In the th DrD programme mlYmO begging the people to tolaugh tolaugh tolaugh
laugh Just read it and sea se If things have not come mo to a pretty pass when such sucha
a childlike explanation has to be given with wlt1i it ft play playIX plflrIN playIN
Mr Mackaye JIa kaye wrote AntiMatrimony to make you langhi laugand and the place to tolaugh tolaugh tolaugh
laugh tonight is just wherever you see fit and proper There Thc may ma be some some in inthe Inthe inthe
the audience who will thInk It i unseemly uns emly to laugh at t the t e rld rldlpulous rluIous pulous situations in inAntiMatrimony InAntiMatrimony inAnti3IatrImony
AntiMatrimony but they need have no hesitation hesitationMiss he hesitationMiss ltaUon ltaUonMls8
Miss Crosman is here to amuse you and It you succeed In getting an intel intellectual Intellduft1 intelleLual ¬
lectual treat as well as a 8 good laugh from the play you OU 1ite are the richer and andMing andMills andMiu
Ming Crosman Cr man and her ar players the more gratified gratifiedRemember gratlfiadRemember gratifIaRemember
Remember that AntiMatrimony is a satlrlcalburlWHjue satlrlealburluqu and that in inburlesque Inhurlesque Inhurieeue
burlesque the players are required to take themsolvee themsoh very seriously g rJoulr In tact factmore tactmore tactmore
more seriously than if the play ltselfware serious > > erlou Therefore this Invitation ImltntI n to tolaugh tolaugh tolaugh
laugh if Mr Mackayes play pia should prove amusing amusingDo amulncDo amusingDo
Do not be misled by the seriousness of the the player They Tho are used to tolaughs to1dughs tolaughs
laughs in seemingly serious situations and your our appreciation of the absurdity absurdityof
of the seriousness ef the play will encourage thorn to give a more enjoyable enjoyableentertainment enjoyabletotertainineat
entertainment to you youT youIT
TT T is 1 plain Jatn that the theatrical season Mnfs Is only oI onlyjust Just now really I Alty sttwtWg stitrtl g antI 0nt onbe onbethe noe noetb > e ethe
IT the tb election Is out of the way we may Ipl expect wcpectto to see larger larg t audiences at atail atailH > all allthe al1the
H the theaters Th ThD coming week is lato to be prolific pr Itfte of fine attractions attr otlpns at all tile tfieflrstclaas tftoOr8tcl tileftrstclas
flrstclaas Or8tcl houses The biggest blg 68t dramatic treat of course will will be e Madame MadameX Ma4fimX Madarnx
X at the Helasco for this thl is In a 8 sense sens an epochmarking play rt Is not no nowie nowieusually wise wiseusually wlsa wlsa118ual1
usually 118ual1 to commend any dramatic attraction In advance but the writer writ of this thissaw thisblW thisbaa
saw the tJ play two or three times during Its run In New York last year 831 anti has h no nohesitation DOlIeltatlon nohesitation
hesitation in commending it in the highest terms to all lovers of the serious seriousiruma BerIou9ram8 seriousrima
iruma ram8 In its wonderful fidelity to the thfsprlngs springs that move human hum hurnannture nnatur nature In Its ftspower Itsower ItsroWer
power ower to call forth an emotional response and genuine sympathy from the theaudience theaudienee theaudience
audience this drama dram of BIseons Bls ons stands stan < 1salone alone For those who desire onter ontertainment ontertainment Outertainment
tainment that will not move them quite so deeply deepl Elsie Ferguson at the Co Columbia Combla COlumbia ¬
lumbia mbla and Fred Thompsons musical show Girlies at the National NationalS should shouldappeal s1 siouldsppeal ould ouldItppeal
appeal while h118 Chases overpopular playhouse with dainty Alice Lloyd at the thehead Uielead thehead
head of the th bill is sure to come In for a large share of otpublic public patronage
Ten trunks form the personal baggage baggagearray baggageillra baggagerray
array illra rray of Alice Lloyd Englands greatest greatestDinging greatestinh greatestsingIng
Dinging inh comedienne at Chases ChllIiO this thisweek thl3week thisweek
week weekThey weekThey weekThey
They are filled to overflowing almost almostwith almostwitll almostwith
with the latest French and English Englishmodes Englishmodes English11oles
modes ana an and Miss Lloyd employs one onemaid onomaid oneuuiid
maid entirely In selecting and packing packingthem packingthem packingthem
them the two processes they undergo In Inevery invpry Inevery
every vpry city she visits visitsWhen visitsWhen visitsVhen
When it is known that Miss Uss Lloyds Lloydsrepertoire Lloydsrepertoire
repertoire of comic lyrics contains fully fullyico fullyUf
ico Uf 0 songs and nd that she has a a different differentlostume dltterentostume differentLostume
lostume for each the extent of har sar sartorial sartorial sartonal ¬
torial riches is indicated indicatedAll In1IootooAlilollow hllicatOAll
All Alilollow Jollow the hobble line closejy Three Threef Threeof Threet1
of f the gowns are but half a yam yarfi yai around aroundthe aroundthe
the bottom bott m They are not made with a aband ahand aiand
band forming tho hobble but are cut In Instraight instraight
straight lines Jln tl narrowing toward the theankle th thankle >
ankle Some look like a trouser leg The TheombinaUon TheomblnKttoft TheornbinsUon
< ombinaUon of colors Is striKing One Oneis Oneis
is a deep d ep coral pink covered In navy navyblue navyhlue
blue hlu chiffon with brilliant buttons There Thereis Thereis Thereis
is a a peach messalino over which is a ainnamon adnnamon ainnanou
innamon > brown chiffon and a white whitewith whitewith
with 1 th black chiffon This is very hand handsome 11andome band4omo ¬
some ome A light blue chiffon Is gorgeous gorgeousIt
It Is trimmed trinirn d with bands of embroidery embroideryin
in the same shade and finished off of with withtwo wIthtwo withtwo
two enormous tassels One pink frock is iswhat iswhat iswhat
what the tender sex would call sweetly sweetlypretty sweetlypretty
pretty The bodice is composed entirely entirelyof
of tucks each outlined with a a row of ofdiamonds ofdiamonds
diamonds There are blues and pinks in infact Infact infact
fact gowns of every hue Needless to tosay tosay tosay
say Miss Mts Lloyd Llo l will bo a dress sensation sensationeverywhere sonsl1tlont sensationeverywhere
everywhere t v ernvh ere Each gown has a hat In Inharmony Inharmony inharmony
harmony One hat ot blue satin covered coveredin
in willow plumes with a a touch of coral is islovely Islovely islovely
lovely Two of the longest willow willowpl wlllowpI willowplumes
pl plumes umea made 8do adorn an enormous black blackvelvet blackwlvet blackeIvet
velvet eIvet shape Caps of lace and satin add addto addto addto
to this extravagant sartorial stage set setting sotting setring ¬
BoMton Symphony Orchestra OrchestraThe OrchedrnThe OrchestraThe
The first fir t concert of tho season by the theBoston theBOliton theBoston
Boston Symphony Orchestra will be begiven begiven begiven
given in the New National Theater on onnext on1J onnext
next 1J xt Tuesday rutsda afternoon aft rnoon at 410 This will willh will willbe willlb
be h the sixth successive season that the theorchestra theorchestra theorchestra
orchestra has visited Washington since sinceit sinceIt sinceIt
it abandoned its concerts here in 1S97 1S97The l89iThe S9 S9The
The first number will be Schumanns Schumannsoverture SchunmnnfIovelluth Schumannsoverture
overture Genoveva practically the theonly theonly theonly
only thing that has been left of Schu Schumanns Srohumanns Sehumanns ¬
manns one flpera porn This will be followed followedby tollowedhy followedby
by Brahms Second Symphony in D Dmajor DJ11njor Dmajor
major the one which has well been beenrailed beenlulled beenalled
railed tho Idyllic symphony The other otherorchestral otherorchestntl otheroreliestr
orchestral oreliestr l number will be a comedy overturo over overture overture
ture entitled Puck by Gustav Strube Strubeand Slru Strubeand e eand
and a a tone poem by Sibelius entitled entitledFinlandla cnUtledFlnlandla entitledJinlandla
Finlandla Gustav Strube is one of ofthe orthe ofthe
the extraordinary creative talents which whichhas whichhas whichhi
has hi been developed In the orchestra for forMr forlfr forair
Mr lfr Strube for the past twenty years has haslieen ba bahttn habeen
been one of the first violins having been beenbrought beenIJrought beenbrought
brought to America during the regime of ofArthur atrthur ofArthur
Arthur rthur Nikisch NikischMiss Nl1d NlkiselMiss ch chbss
Miss bss Keyes will sing two numbers the therrat tiltt theiist
rrat t will b be the lpvIy 10 ly and familiar Cite CheFaro OMFa CiteFaro
Faro Fa IQ from Glfaks Gltks Orfeo and the thetfiI1 the thestcond theftO11d
stcond tfiI1 the great asia from Max Bruchs BruchsOdjsseuK BruchsdPSEUI
OdjsseuK 041 dPSEUI SSeU entitled Penelopes La Lameat Lnme Lameat
meat me t
Jumping Jupiter JnpltcrPretty JUlltcrPruUy JupiterPretty
Pretty sunn ln New York will soe Ricjiord RlqhardRle Ricjiordcarle RihardI
carle I Rle Edna Wallace Hopper and Chorl Chorltteh c Choriitl 1orl
tteh 1 itl > 1 Simpson Stmpaonfor for they are the I principals principalsin
in Jumping Jupiter which has a n book booking book1n booking ¬
ing 1n in New York before the month Is Isover Isver Isove
over ove ver
3Ir ForbesRobertson In The Thi Pass PassIng PassIng Passlug
Ing of the Third Floor Bach BachSONN3T DuckSOS BackSONNAT
The following sonnet was written by byMiss b bMIss byMiss
Miss Maizie Turner shortly before her herdeath herdeath herdeath
death and published In the Pall PallMall PallMallMagazine Pal1MaliMagazine Mall MallMagazine
Magazine MagazineTO
There Dlrr la a endeuce IB you fOUlTO T oisc OC of gold goldWhen wIdWben geldWhen
When soft it falls upon mt ravish ravhbL ravhbLWidth en enW111d1 afe afeWfalefa
Width tfaTte kes a I grief that lies t too o dWp for tears tearsA t teen4t B BA
A nameless gorto tOlee1cs iedess and witeld witeldBttt eutehdIhut WtetdBitt
Bttt whuji tbelQM Ule Ttne 1et Tings clear and rir9t rlahran rI < a t bald baldIt bflil1L b11It
It Mrik rike a wmrd in erfty Yttr3 sue nbo 40 Jll1 Jll1A been h are areA
A 4 note sa pslenant p lgn nt thrilling that ass OIJ fours foursIt fOCUlIt feersIt
It itira f Mh > tfr II a pulso lJUl too full for flesh to hfljd hfljdIt h heidit tcL tcLIt
It Is the th man who sports and not hi his ala art artIn artIn artIn
In tenes t tei of passion poI 1D t tOndrnt xl fn n < s mid pain jminAnd pfnsIl
And 00 up upto to wearied Ul rled wea 1Ue tears well we again 1181ftIn againIn
I In souls loog 100 coded cmotioaa throb aM lld start sthrt tar tarAnd
And every accent ac ent on on some ImiLtal heart heartPalls Jle rt rtFalls rtPalla
Palls soft as balm as sweet as summer rain rainChevalier rain rainCJlcnIler pinChevaliers
Chevalier American Tour TourAlbert TourAlbert TourAlbert
Albert Chevalier the famous English Englishcharacter Englishchnracter Englishcharacter
character actor best known here through throughhis throughhis throughhis
his many appearances In vaudeville will willopen wtllopen willopen
open his ls forthcoming American tour un under under Under ¬
der the direction of Llebler Co No November November November ¬
vember 24 His vehlple 6hl le will be a new newcharacter newoharacter newcharacter
character comedy cQmed entitled Daddy Daddr Du Duturd DuIrd Dururd
turd Ird which he Himself wrote in Collab Collaboration collaboration oIlaboration ¬
oration with w1thLechmer Lechmere Vorrahl rorrall In his hisplay hispJUY hisplay
play Chevalier Impersonates two charac characters oharnet oliaractern ¬
tern t rs one an oldtime French actor who whoexercises whoexorcIses whoexercIses
exercises all his Ingenuity Inlenult to obtain for forhis torhis forhis
his talented daughter an opportunity oppo tuplty to tomake tomake tomake
make her way on the stage and the theother theothor theothor
othor Chevalier himself whose presence presencelends presencelends presencehinds
lends a true note to the scenes in the theLondon theL theLondon
London L ndon ails Other characters are music musichull muslofa mtudchull
hull favorites fa rites a manager musicians musicianspoets mUSiCla musieianspoets ns nspoets
poets and dramatists dramatistsOther dramatistsOOlt dramatistsOther
Other OOlt r Tltentrlcni H on Page Seven Se n nt
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examining magistrate questions her but butshe butshe butshe
she refuses refus 5 to speak and up to the day dayof dayot dayof
of her trial she remains a woman of ofmystery otmystery ofmystery
mystery Because Because she has h S neither money moneynor moneynQr moneynor
nor friendd a lawyer Is appointed by the thecourt thecourt thecourt
court to conduct her defense defon This lot lotfalls lotfnIls lotfalls
falls upon Raymond Dorothy DQroth Donnelly DonnellyIs
Is tho Jacqueline William Elliott Is the theRaymond theRamond theRaymond
Raymond and Malcolm Williams is the theLaroque theLaroque theLaroque
Laroque W T H Denny Is the Parissard Parlssardand Parissardand Parissardand
and Maurice Drew the Merival and they theyare theyare theyare
are are assisted by a dramatic ensemble Msemble of ofover ofover ofover
over a hundred people peopleThe peoplerite
tlr tlrIlte
The Columbia CotnmMauAmlJlH CoTnmbiaAmbiftTomorrdv Ara1 > ltioji ltiojiTomorroV ntJ ntJTomorr
TomorroV Tomorr wnlght night will will witness witn sJ the th re return reo reoturn return ¬
turn to Washington of Elsie Ferguson Fergusonwho FergllionWho Fergusonwho
who will Wm begin b gln a weeks Engagement at atthe atthe atthe
the Columbia In a new fouract play by byByron byByrQn byByron
Byron Ongley entitled AmbItion This Thisseason Thisseason Thisseason
season Miss Ferguson erguson has taken another anotherstep anotherstep anotherstep
step forward and will be seen s en In an anemotional anmot1onal anemotional
emotional portrayal Instead of a light lightcomedy lightcomedy lightcomedy
comedy role a class of work with which whichsha whichIho whichhas
sha Iho has been principally identified in the thepast thepast thepast
past All the characters are American AmericanThe AmericanThe AmericanThe
The story star of Ambition concerns < a ayoung ayoung ayoung
young woman whd w c takes up a career caroerbecause carlerbEMuse careerbecause
because she ho hates to surrender her sex sexindependence SC SCIndependence seindependence
independence She refuses to marry a afine afinc af1ne
fine likable young lawyer because of this thismanfear thismanfear thismanfear
manfear She devotes herself to paint painting painting paintIn ¬
ing In but lacks Sufficient expressive power powerto powerto powerto
to make her pictures rise above tho ordi ordinary ordinary ordinary ¬
nary In the end she comes to a realiza realization realization realization ¬
tion of her total unfitness for such a life lifeand ureand lifeand
and the love which she has tried so sohard sohard sohard
hard to conquer claims her in the end endIn endIn endIn
In one of the scenes where her lover loverpleads loverpleads loverpheadd
pleads with lith her to forego orego this vain ambi ambition nmbltlon ambit2on ¬
tion for or the domestic life he says that thatthe thntthe thatthe
the hearthstone the coffee coftt pot and the thecradle thecradle thecradle
cradle are what Society socl ty rests on This ThisIs ThisII Thisis
Is II heightened helghten d when in the thalastact last act as a atoken atoken atoken
token of her surrender sUrr nder she makes a cup cupof cupot cupof
of coffee for IorhlmnndsweeUy him and sweetly Indicates Indicatesher jndlcatesl1er Indicatesher
her willingness not only to make makehIB his
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< r
The Belnsco DeJallcoJlnc1ame Madame X XHenry XHenr XHenry
Henry Henr W Savage Sa g will m offer at the theBelajsco theBelasco
Belajsco Theater next n xt weak the drama dramaof dramaof dramaof I
of mother m ther love Madame X Madame MadameX MadameXO
X XO is described by b its author R thor as a life lifedocument Ufed lifedocument
document d ument rather than a drama The Thestory Theatoo Thestory
story Is simple and direct drre t It concerns concernsa eonCem8rJslng
a rising young ouns attorney attorne Louts Plorlot Plorlotwho Fiorlotwho FJorlotwho
who lives In Paasy PMS a suburb of Paris ParisHis ParisHis ParisHis
His wife has desorted him fleeing with witha 1th 1tha
a lover leaving him disconsolate with withhis withhis
his only child a boy four years of age ageRaymond aseRaymond ageRaymond I
Raymond by name Raymond falls ill illand mand illand
and when he Heskat lI liatNat t the point of death deaththe deaththe deaththe
the errant mother hears or his Illness Illnessand Illnessand illnessand
and returns to the home she has out outraged outraged outraged ¬
raged and meeting her husband pleads pleadsfor pleadsfor pleadsfor
for forgiveness and the privilege of sea seaIng se8ing seelug
Ing her child again Plorlot really loves lovesher lovesher
her and Is inclined to forgive but she shetells shetells shetells
tells him that her lover Is dead and this thisthrows thIsthrows thisthrows
throws him Into a rage and forcibly he heejects heejects heejects
ejects the unfortunate woman from his hisdoor blsdoor hisdoor
door Jacqueline the wife disappears disappearsFloriot dlsapptlarsFlorIot disappearsFiorlot
Floriot regretting his hasty action tries triesto triesto triesto
to find her but without success and for fortwenty fortwenty fortwenty
twenty years nothing Is heard of her herRaymond horRnymond herRaymond
Raymond grows to manhood and elects electsto e1ectsto electsto
to follow the law the profession of his hisfather hisfather hisfather
father Floriot has meanwhile risen In Inhis Inhis inhis
his profession and has become president presidentof
of the Toulouse court One day da after afterthis atterthis afterthis
this great lapse of time there arrive arriveat arriveat arriveat
at Bordeaux a strange srange pair from a aSouth tlSouth aSouth
South American port They The are Jacqueline Jacquelinea
a W9eck cck of her former self shattered shatteredfrom ehntteredtram shatteredfrom
from drink and dissipation and Laroque Laroquea
a worthless scoundrel They take a room roomin roomIn roomin
in a tawdry Inn and meet there two twoknaves twoknaves twoknaves
knaves Parlssard and Merival and the thethree thethree thethree
three men knowing of Jacquelines for former former former ¬
mer honorable connections con f cUons lay a plot plotto plotto plotto
to look up her husband and demand demandmoney demandn10ney demandniofley
money from him as blackmail Jacque JacqueUno Jacqueline
I line overhears the thl th plot and after the thedeparture thedeparture thedeparture
departure of Parlssard and Merival she sliedemands shedemands he hedenlands
demands of Laroque that he abandon abandonthe abandonth abandonthe
the th < scheme Laroque however is In Ini Insistent insistent
i sistent He treats her with brutality brutalitygoading brutallt brutalltgoading brutalitygoading
goading her to a frenzy She seizes a apistol apistol apistol
pistol and shoots him through the heart heartServant heartServantl heartServantt
Servant rush In and she makes no at attempt attempt attempt ¬
tempt to tt escape or to explain why she shehas shehas shehas
has done the deed She even refuses to totell totel1 totell
tell her name and she Is entered upon uponthe uponthc uponthe
the police blotter as Madame X The
coffee in the future but to toj1arn jiarn his socks socksas soc1q soc1qas socksas
as well WGU This Thls8C scent ge n IB 1 so soCheerUy cheerily domes domestic domestie domMtic ¬
tic and snug that when Miss Ferguson Fergusonslips Fergusonslips Fergusonslips
slips up behind th thE young Oung fellow and andwith andwith andwith
with the sweetest sweet smile in the world worldhands worldhands I
hands hand him the th cup of coffee lturings as asmuch asmuch J
much joy to the audience audi n < < as to the for fortunate fortunate ¬
tunate young youn fn chap In the play pla Among Amongthe Amongthe
the players In the cast are Fnank F nk Mills Millsi rm rmWIlliam tihls tihlsWilliam
i William Harrlgan Grant Stewart Law Lawrence Lwrence w wrenclt
rence Eddinger Stuart Robson Jr Jrj jrldeJtm JrWelen
j Helen Macbeth Beatrice Prentice and andIda andIda andIda
Ida Giena GienaThe Gannihe
The iheGirues Xntlonal XII tJonnlGIrlIooi GIrliea GIrlieaGlrH
GlrH Glr Girues Frederic Thompsons Thom SQns musical musicalproduction ntu nuisicaproduetlost tea teaproduet
production produet will 11 be the attraction at the theNow thoNow theNew
Now National Theater for tho week be beginning be8nnllll beginning ¬
ginning tomorrow evening with Joseph JosephCawthorn J08111Cathorn JosephCawthorn
Cawthorn and Maud Raymond at t the theilHwd thebeftd thelweid
ilHwd of its cast of 100 Girlies is the theJoint theJoint thejoint
Joint work of George V Hobart Harry HarryWilliams Harr HarrWnUams HarryWilliams
Williams and Edgar Van Alstyne It ItIs ItIs ItIs
Is the first production of the kind to be bemde bemade bemade
made bjr b Froderie Thompson Thompl on and Its nov novelties novalUM noveiUes ¬
alUM are characteristic of his handi handiwork handiwork Imnillwork ¬
work as a producer One of those ia an anaeroplane anaeroplane anaeroplane
aeroplane number In which Is I produced producedan
an exact and startling Illusion of twenty twentypersons twentypersonspaasengers twentypersonspassengers
persons personspaasengers passengers of a huge biplane biplanewhich biplanewhich I Iwhich
which IK in every essential an actual air airship airship sirship ¬
ship flying through space A new fea feature teature feature ¬
ture called The Golden Garter a atravesty atrae8t atravesty
travesty trae8t on the recent Portuguese Insur Insurrection Insurrection insurrectios ¬
rection has lately been added to Girlies Girliesas
as its chief feature The characters rep represented represnted represented ¬
resented In the new travesty traest are the theexiled theexiled theexiled
exiled monarch King Manuel sev several several sevoral ¬
eral state dignitaries and Gaby Dealys Dealysthe Deslsthe Dealysthe
the French rench danseuse who Is just now nowthe nowthe nowthe
the craze in Vienna and who it Is said saidIs saidIs saidis
Is largely responsible for Manuels down downfall downtdl downfall ¬
fall The Tll new travesty will bo b accom accompanied actJompnnled acoompanied ¬
panied by several new nc musical numbers numbersChases numbersCbnsealoUto numbersChasesPolite
Chases CbnsealoUto Polite Vaudeville VaudevilleChases YaulcTllleChase VaudevilleChases
Chases Chase this week distinguishes the po porlod porlod peiiod
rlod from all other times In the theaters theatershistory theatertbh theatershistory
history bh tQr as Alice Lloyd week in honor honorof honQror honorof
of Alice Lloyd the pet of Londoners Londonersthe Londonerstho Londonersthe
the greatest of English singing slngln come comediennes comodlennes comediennes ¬
diennes It will be Miss Lloyds first firstand firstand firstand
and probably her last appearance In this thiscity thiselt thiscity
city elt and the the jopportunity to hear the thefamous thefamous thefamous
famous typical English songs from this thisartiste thl thlartiste thisartiste
artiste will not bo overlooked by tho thoChase thoChase theChase
Chase patrons who all last week formed formedbuying formedbuying formedbuying
buying lines at the box bo office between betweenperformance betweenperfQrmanco betweenperformance
performance times Chases management
vouches for the assertion that the thesalary thesalarypaid salary salarypaid salarypaid
paid Miss Lloyd for the the single week here hereIs heroIs hereIs
Is far greater than the combined salarjj salarjjof salnn salnnof salar salarof
of all the players in most of the dramatic dramaticarid dramaticarid dramaticarid
arid musical comedy companies playing playingweekly playingweekly playingweekly
weekly at the highprice theaters Miss MissLloyds MissLlods MissLloyds
Lloyds genuine English beauty bc uty of face faceand faceand faceand
and figure to which w 1lch may be added a pair pairof pairof pairof
of the biggest and merriest blue eyes eyesow eyesvlOr eyesovir
ow ovir vlOr > r seen surmounted by u wealth of ofreal ofreal ofreal
real golden blond hair arranged In the thelatest thelatet th thlatest
latest mode Is enhanced by what the thewom thewom thevomn
wom vomn n folks enthusiastically call sar sartorial sartorial sartonal ¬
torial symphonies Her numerous numerousgowns numerousgowns numerousgowns
gowns are described lescrlb d as revelations of ofthe ottbe oftime
the latest French and English styles stylesAmong stylcsAmong stylesAmong
Among the typical ballads ditties and andrecitatives andrecltntlves androcitatives
recitatives Miss Lloyd will offer at every everyperformance everyperformance everyperformance
performance with complete costume costumechanges costumechanges costumechanges
changes for each and with special scenic scenicInvestiture scenicinvestiture scenicinvestiture
Investiture are Splash Me Three ThroeAges ThreeAgcs ThreeAges
Ages of Women Mr Cupid Love Lovelight Lovelight Lovelight
light Ship Ahoy and What Are AreYou AreYou AreYou
You Getting At Eh The supplementary supplementaryleading supplementaryleading supplementaryleading
leading attraction will wU Introduce the thecomic thecomic thecomic
comic opera comedienne Clara Belle Je Jerome Jerome Jorome ¬
rome assisted by the Broadway come comedian comedian comedian ¬
dian William Seymour and eight dim dimpled dimpled dimpled ¬
pled dancing darlings so called appear appearing appearing appearing ¬
ing as the animated cornstalks the joy joyous joyous joyens ¬
ous Toodles and the frolicsome frogs In InAugustus inAugustus inAugustus
Augustus Sohlkea latest musical comedy comedyentree comedyentree omedyntrce
entree entitled Joyland Blackface dis dispute dispute disputo ¬
pute with its convulsively comic repartee reparteeand reparteeand reparteeand
and all about the pinochle game 1110 will be beoffered beotrered beoffered
offered by those clever Cohan Harris Harrisminstrel Rardsminstrel Harrisminstrel
minstrel comedians Conroy and Le LeMalre LeM LeM
Malre M lre who are the third important fea feature teriture feature ¬
ture and easily the first laughing hit n nthe nthp athn
the bill Another great sr at inclusion will be bethe bethe bethe
the foreign foraignimportation importation from the London LondonHippodrome LondonHippodrome LondonHippodrome
Hippodrome Victor VI lor NiblOs wonderful wonderfultalking wondertultal1lng wonderfultalking
talking East Indian birds Coo Coo and andLaura aridLaura andLaura
Laura which cut up comic capers In Inthe inthe inthe
the use of French < rench German English and andalso andalso andalso
also American slang The four Konerz Konerabrothers Konerzbrothers Konerzbrothers
brothers are still another an ther European nov ¬
elty and aDc they tbeywl will Intfcntfo jntrednce introauce vce their senso sensotlonal seneqtional
tlonal boomerang Ulr wrgwfng whlg heop spin spinning pln plnning ¬
ning and dlobolo tnIItIn tossing Verona and andAlvJs andAlvt
AlvJs Alvt Verdi will present their tuneful ar arrattgement arrangemont
rattgement ruIg mont entitled fTbe The Elf and the theMiwleal theMhfiIooI theMusical
Musical Malden Claude CI UCIe Rant will give giveamazing giveamazing
amazing epicurean feats en the suspended suspendedwire slIspendodwtre suspendedw1ro
wire and the pictorial cems4y will be beThe beThe beThe
The Deputys Duty There Ther will wtJllJarclly wtJllJarcllybe hardly hardlybe hardlybe
be standing room this week for those thosewho tbosowho thoseho
who ho do not buy their seats well in ad adThe adYADe advance
vance YADeThe vanceTue
The Academy AcndomyThe The Turning lurn lug Point PointPreston PointPreeton PoiitPreston
Preston Preeton Gibsons drama The Turning TurningPoint TurningPctlnt TurningPGint
Point will 111 be presented at t the Academy Academyfor Academyfor Academyfor
for the first time In Washington this thisweek thisweek thisweek
week + The rh Turning Point opens at a ahistoric aItStoric ahistoric
historic old mansion in Virginia the story storylater storyInter storylater
later shifting to New York amid fashion fashionable tashionable fashionable ¬
able surroundings The plot deals with withthe withthe withthe
the acquisition of valuable Southern coal coallends 0081lands eoailands
lands by a Northern North rn speculator who does doesnot dosnot doesnot
not particularly care how he attains hla hlaends hlacnds hisends
ends The smoothtongued speculator speculatortries speculatortries I ulator ulatortries
tries to take advantage of a couple of ofhonest orhonost ofhonest
honest and simpleminded Southerners SouthernersHe
He takes advantage of a ft deluded young younggirl younggirl younggirl
girl whom he estranges from her coun country countr country ¬
try tr lover and betrays in a 8 cowardly man manner manlier manncr ¬
ncr and is apparently on the road to tofortune tofortune tofortune
fortune when the wheel turns The Theyoung Theoung Theyoung
young oung Virginian learns how to make the thebest thebest thebest
best use of the means to riches within withinhis withinhis withinhis
his grasp rasp the tables are turned on the thescheming thosehemlng thescheming
scheming speculator and virtue Is righted rightedIn
In a particularly novel and wellbuilt de denouement denouement denouement ¬
nouement which is l excellently worked workedout worlooout workedout
out The cast Is made up of Harold HaroldVosburgh HaroldVosburgh HaroldVosburgh
Vosburgh Mary Cunard JackDrumier JackDrumierLouise Jc JckDrumierLouise Drumler DrumlerLouise
Louise C Colvin Lora Rogers Blanche BlancheSweet BlancheSweet BlancheSweet
Sweet Daniel Lawler George Sinclair Sinclairand Sinclairand Sinclairand
and others
The Casino CasinoTho CnoilnoTho CasinoThe
Tho vaudeville bill announced for the theGaslno thGCasino theCasino
Casino Theater this tll week contains one oneor onoo oneor
or o two acts which will mark an advance advanceIn adan c cIn
In the standard attained by this playhouse playhouseThe playhouseTho playhouseTheheadline
The Theheadline headline act will be b the appearance appearanceof
of Jene Jeno St Gaudens living statues In Inbronze Inbronze inbronze
bronze masterpieces Other acts Include IncludeGeorge IncludeGeorge includeGeorge
George Harcourt and Company in a lit little little littie ¬
tle oneact drama entitled The Littlest LittlestGirl UttlostGirl LittlestGirl
Girl Yankee y nkee and Dixie two trained traineddogs traineddogs traineddogs
dogs Harrison anti Giles clever comedl comedians comedlans comedlans ¬
ans Delaney and Waldman blackface blackfacesong blackfacesQng blankfacesong
song and dance comedians and Flo Dil Dillon Dillon DIIIon ¬
lon the musical comedy singing comedi comedienne comelenne comedienne ¬
enne Tho motion picture plays will as asusual asusua1 asusual
usual be a feature of the performances p rformances
The Gayety GnetyDurleaquc GnetyDurleaqucThe Burlesque BurlesqueThe
The realistic rainstorm and electrical electricaleffects electricaleftects electrical0ffects
effects used In a song called How Would WouldYou WouldYou WouldYou
You Like to Be My Husband in The TheFlirting TheFlirting Theflirting
Flirting Widow the twoact twoactmuslcnl twoactmuslcnls musical musicalsatire musicalSatire
satire s tire presented by the New Star and andGarter andGarter andGarter
Garter Show which opens an engage engagement engagement engagemont ¬
ment at the Gayety Ga3et this week are said saidto saidto saidto
to be wonderful reproductions Among Amongthe Amongthe Amongthe
the principals are Abe Reynolds Re I1olds the themagnetic themnsnetlc themagnetic
magnetic comedian Jack Conway ConwayDow ConwayDow ConwayDow
Dow and Dow George Betts Alta Phlpps PhlppsNeva PhIppsNeva PhlppsNova
Neva Don Carlos arl08 Vera Shelby and andNonle nndNonie andNonie
Nonie Reynolds Among the song hits hitsare hitsfrc hitstire
are A Girl Like You Who Would WouldLike WouldLike WouldLike
Like to Paddle My M Canoe Room for forOne forOne forOne
One or Two Modest Maiden and andWe andVo andWe
We Are In Love Felix Adler the thefun thetun thefun
fun genius is an extra attraction attractionThe attractionTbe attractionThe
The Iiycenn LTceuntDurlesqne LTceuntDurlesqneAt Burlescine BurlescineAt
At the Lyceum Theater next week the themanagement themanagement themanagement
management will present pres nt the Rector RcotorBurleaquers ReatorBurlesquers RectorBurlesquers
Burlesquers This seasons offering is istermed 18tern istermed
termed tern ed A Trip to the South Pole PoleAmong PoleAmong PaInAmong
Among the members of the company are areJames areJames areJames
James Francis Sullivan S 1Uyan George Johnson JohnsonJoseph JohnsunJoseph JohnsonJoseph
Joseph Flardo Annie Senette and Lydia LydlaJospy LydiaJOtlPY LydiaJopy
Jospy The vaudeville acts embrace that thatof thatOf thatof
of the Brlanza Trio Italys troubadours troubadoursand troubadoursnnd troubadoursand
and Ayesha Hara Russian dancer who whocomes whocomesttdlrect whocomcSdirect
comes comesttdlrect comcSdirect direct to this thl city from the Royal RoyalTheater RoyalTheater RoyalTheater
Theater Moscow MoscowThe MoscowT MoscowTlte
The T lC Cosmos CosmosRobert COJlmOIlItobertIIl1dreth CosmosRobertHildretht
Robert ItobertIIl1dreth Hlldreth and company present presentIng presentInt presOntlag
lag Int a rural protean playlet should prove provea
a strong drawing card this week During Duringthe Duringthe Duringthe
the action of the sketch Mr Hildreth Hlldrethplays Hildrethpla1S Hildrethplays
plays four fouf distinct characters aharaters The play playlet plIlYlet playlet ¬
let A Four Leaf Clover is a compo composition cQmposltlon composition ¬
sition telling a story stor of t farm life with a atouch atouch atOuch
touch of pathos here and there inter intermingled intermIngled Intermingled ¬
mingled wIth wholesome comedy other
acts on the bill include Beauty eautJand and the theBeast theBeast I IBeast
Beast Frank Rice known as the genial genialGerman genialGerman genialGerman
German Phoolosofer will be here for forthe forthf forthe
the first time In three years oars Ward and andCullen andCullen andCullen
Cullen have a comedy oomed singing Itnghlgplanolog11o Itnghlgplanolog11oHelen planologuo planologuoHelen pianolognoHelen
Helen Chipman a character h rnctar delineator delineatorentitled delineatorand delineatorand
and Cl ClernentjndEsibil ment nd s l1 1f In a new Idea Ideaentitled Ideaentitled
entitled ThVArUst TIfcArUsf anff n ti His Friends FriendsMany Fr1e1dsrany FriendsMany
Many rany interesting pictores are projected projectedfor pro projoctedfor cted ctedtor
for next week
The Arcade ArcadeThe AreneleThe ArendeThe
The coming week will be a < < busy one onein onetn oneIn
in the skating auditorium at die Arcade ArcadeWashingtons AICfUleVashhigton AruadeWnshidgtons
Washingtons Vashhigton leading Indoor amusement amusementresort amUsemontresort amflsemontresort
resort at Fourteenth street and Park Parkroad ParkrOtic Parkroa4
road rOtic northwest northwestThe northwestThe northwestThe
The management has h planned several severalspecial seyernlspQclal severalspecial
special attractions that are bound to toprove toproo toprove
prove popular Skating races in which whichthe whichthe whichthe
the skilled sklU d talent of this section will be bematched b b1natched beniatched
matched in races of various rtous distances distanceswill distanceswUl distancesvIlI
will furnish sport that should prove su superior suporlor SnporlOr ¬
porlor to anything an thlng of the like witnessed witnessedhere witnessedhere witnessedhere
here In many a a day < Champions of diff dlffferent dttCferont diffforent
ferent sections will be pitted against one oneanother oneanother oneanother
another and spirited races are bound to toresult toresult toresult
result Other features that are on the thecard th thcard thdcard
card include grand marches and fancy fancyskating fnncjskating fancyskating
skating In which experts will be intro introduced introdu introduced ¬
duced du ctcd
The Avenue n nue Grnnd Grnuc1Gordon OgandGordon GrnndGordon
Gordon and and Gordon the European Europ an nov novelty novelty novcity ¬
elty artists will furnish the feature act acton acton acton
on the programme at the Avenue Grand GrandTheater Granc GrancThenter GrandTheater
Theater this week May Ma Maxfield the thedainty thedainty thedainty
dainty singing comedienne will I be on onhand onhand onhand
hand with aa a new budget of vocal ocalnum ocalnumbers num numbers numbars ¬
bers Turrnn Turjftn and Behrens will appear in inmirth inmirth Inmirth
mirth and melody and the Luciers L ciers will willhave w111ho willhave
have a a comedy entitled The Rustic RusticRomeo RusticRom RusticRomeo
Romeo Rom Q The programme will be changed changedThursday changedThursda changedThursday
Thursday Thursda evening For the latter part of ofthe otthe ofthe
the week the following performers are arebilled areblUed arebilled
billed to appear The Great Strick the theking theking tImeking
king of the air Strange and Dufour Dufourthe Dufourthe Dufourthe
the singers and anddanccrs dancers Clara Senora Senorothe Senorathe Senorathe
the Spanish beauty b auty Winters Howard Howardand Howardand Howardand
and Prospery in a dramatic playlet playletThe pln playletThe let letThe
The pictures shown at the Avenue Grand Grandare Grandare Grandare
are all firsttimeshown pictures picturesThe plcturesrho picturesThe
The Majestic BlujcsticAn lUuJe MajesticAn tfe tfeAn
An extra strong attraction has been beenbooked beenbooked beenbooked
booked at the Majestic Theater this thisweek thisweek thisweek
week The vaudeville event of the sea season season season ¬
son The Ravens Nest a miniature miniaturemusical miniaturemusical miniaturemusical
musical farce comedy comed presented by a acast acast aeast
cast of eighteen people with five changes changesof
of beautiful costumes and all special specialscenery specialscenery specialscenery
scenery introducing singing dancing and andcomedy andcomedy andcomedy
comedy giving the audience a good half halfhour halthour halfhour
hour musical comedy Court and Don DonScotch DonSt10tch DonScotch
Scotch comedians Jadoo Hindoo mystery mysteryof mysteryot
of Temple of India Lillian Maynard the thedainty thedainty thedainty
dainty singer singing dainty songs and andFrank andFrank andFrank
Frank Colligan Irish comedian and anddancer anddancer anddancer
dancer The mnjestograph concludes the theperformance theperformanco theperformance
performance with the latest of pictures
The Plaza PlazaA PlnznA PlazaA
A feature bill shown jtoday toda made Up Upof Upat tipof
of popular pop lar songs and ballads by Messrs MessrsFrahklyn MessrsFrahkb MessrsFranklyn
Frahklyn n Wallace and Leonard Chick Chickand Chickend Chickand
and a choice selection of picture dramas dramasand dramasand dramasand
and comedies A wonderfully strong story storyof storyof storyof
of Russian RU5SI despotism is shown in tho thoblograph thoblograph theblograph
blograph drama Walter No 5 The ThePathe ThePathe ThePathe
Pathe company of players have even eveneclipsed evenecllpsec1 eveneeIipSel
eclipsed their popular American AmerlC an produc productions p prodpctions ¬
tions In a romantic Western drama full fullof fullor fullof
of adventure and excitement An inch incident Sn Sndent inchdent ¬
dent or scene In this picture The In Indian Indlan Indian ¬
dian and the Maid portrays portrasa a fall from fromthe tromthe fromthe
the precipice and rescue which are most moatrealistically mostreallstlcaU mostrealistically
realistically carried out outThe outThe f fThe
The Alhamltra AlhamltraToday AlbambraTolay AllmanihiraToday
Today at the Alhambra Theater rhc ter will willbe wUIbe mviiibe
be presented lor the first time to the thetheatergoers thetheatergoers theheatergoers
theatergoers heatergoers of Washington an Indian Indiandrama Indiandrama ndilUldramn
drama entitled Silver Clouds Clo dsSaorldce dsSaorldcetelling Sacrifice Sacrificetelling Sacrhleetelling
telling a story of love of two Indian sis sisters slsteraone sistersone ¬ I
ters teraone one who sacrificed her love and life lifeto lifeto lifeto
to make the other sister happy Another Anotherseriocomic Anotherserlocomlc Anotherserbcomic
seriocomic drama will be presented for forthe forthe forthe
the first time also entitled Mike the theHousemaid theHousemaid theHousemaid
Housemaid A novel idea has been In Introduced Introduced introduced ¬
troduced at the Alhambra where a aprize aprize aprize
prize of 25 Is IfJoff offered red to any one that thatwrites thatwrites thatwrites
writes the best musical composition to tobe tobe tobe
be played to accompany the pictures that thatare thatarc thatnra
are shown The manager will explain explainthe cCplantl explaInthe
the tl e jdf ldEl a to all who may be Interested InterestedThe tnter lnteresdThe 5Jd 5JdTbe
The Howard HowardBeginning I1ourdBeginnIng howardBeginning
Beginning BeginnIng tomorrow the Howard Stock StockCompany StockCompany StockCompany
Company will give the patrons a big bigminstrel bigmInstrel bigminstrel
minstrel carnival introducing a new lirst flrstj
part with funny end men new Jokes Jokessweet jokessweet Jokessweet
sweet ballad singers sing and andfJftmaker andfJftmakergrtIore ftinmakere ftinmakeregalore funmakersgalore
galore The olto hs been specially 1ly ar arranged arranged arranged ¬
ranged and will coestet of f SOUK very veryclever vat vateJever veeclever
clever acts The afterpiece wilt be of the theuproarious Uteuproaricms theCproariune
uproarious sidesplitting kind kf written writtenespecially wrttt wrlttnespecially n ne
especially e peelal1 for this engagement enpg ment by Mr MrJ MrJ MrJ
J Lubrfe Hill and the music has beenarraugoo beenarraugod been beenarranged
arranged by Mr W H I Voderjr The Thegrand Thtgrand Th Thgrand
grand opening chorus contains some eene e very verysweet Vel VelsweetmeJocllu verysweet
sweet sweetmeJocllu melodies The three threewoodenshoe American Americanwoodaasfcoe AmGricanwoedanslaoe
woodaasfcoe dancers will be seen H8 in inclever Inclever inclever
clever dancing and the whole MI perform performance performance ter8rm ter8rmanoe ¬
ance will 111 be augmented with the entire entiresinging QIIUrestnshtg Ure Uresinging
singing chorus of the stock company companyA QO oumpanyA nY nYA
Some Interesting Information by a aWriter nI aWriter
Writer rlter of Brisk Terse Dialogue DialogueWhenever DialogueVhenever DialogueWhenever
I Whenever a dramatic star or or a play playRTlght pIa pIawrigbt playwright
wright turns his own press pie agent he al always ala alawnys atways ¬
ways does so much mUe better work for or him himself himselt himself ¬
self than any mere hireling can do that thatit thatIt thatit
it might seem that th t the day of the paid paidpress paidpress paidpress
press agent was doomed If a person parsonwrites personwriter personwrites
writes about himself hlms r not only Is he not notliable notUable notliable
liable to overstate the truth as to his own ownmerits ownmerits ownmerits
merits but a newspaper should be able ableto ableto ableto
to rely reI on the matter furnished being beingquite beingquite t tquite
quite veritable Having then received receivedfrom receivedfrom receivedfrom
from Mr Preston Gibson the Wash Washington Washington VashIngton ¬
ington dramatist who to quote his own ownwords ownwords ownwords
words has sounded the tb master chord chordof chordat chordof
of this life with a master hand t1ftd a state statement statement statemont ¬
ment regarding his dramatic enterprises enterpriseswe
we take pleasure In presenting It ex exactly exactly oxaetly ¬
actly as Mr Preston Pr Ston Gibson sent It in inPreston InPreston inPreston
Preston Gibson arrived in town yes yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
terday and concluded his arrangements arrangementswith arrangementswith arrangementswith
with the Messrs Shuberts for the pro production production pro1uetion ¬
duction of his latest play Currents Currentswhich CurrentswhIch Currentswhich
which will receive its premier at the theBelasco theBelasco theBelasco
Belasco Theater Washington D C on onDecember onDecember J JDecember
December 12 when the President of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States the German Ambassador Ambassadora
a number of members of tho Cabinet CabinetSenators Cabinetnators Cabinetenstors
Senators nators Representatives and diplomats diplomatswill dhdomatswiU diplomatswill
will attend the opening of this well wellknown wellknown wellknown
known dramatists new play playIt playIt playit
It will be one of the most notable notableaudiences notnbteaudlcncas notableaudiences
audiences that has ever ev r witnessed K play playin playin playin
in America Americaeven even more notable than the thecommand thecommand thecommand
command performances which were for formerly formerly formerly ¬
merly given by the late King of Eng England England England ¬
land The United States Supreme Court Courtwill Courtwllt Courtmviii
will be represented by Mr Gibsons Gibsonsuncle Glbsonsuncle Gibsonsuncle
uncle Mr Justice E D White who whoprobably whoprobably whoprobably
probably by that time will have received receivedhis recoivedhts receivedhis
his appointment as Chief Justice of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States Suojeme Court CourtCurrents CourtCurrents CourtCurrents
Currents as outlined by Mr Gibson Gibsonis
is a play of Newport and New York Yorksociety Yorksociety Yorksociety
society as it actually actuan is In the drawing drawingroom drawIngroom drawingroom
room and not as It is usually portrayed portrayedon
on the stage stageMr stageMr stageMr
Mr Gibson has treated the subject subjectfrom lIubJ subjectfrom t tfrom
from a thousand different angles He Hehas Hehas Hehas
has touched upon the humorous side of ofthis Qtthis ofthis
this life and has dwelt with subtlety subtletyand subtJetynnd subtletyand
and pathos upon some phases of it It He Hehas Hehas Hehas
has sounded the master chord of this thislife thlf1io thislife
life with a master hand and has de developed d dVEloped developed ¬
veloped the tragedy and ridiculous small smallness smaUnoss smallness
ness and wonderful breadth of the cur curI currfl1ts currents
rents which carry these society people peoplealone peoplealonll peoplealong
alone through life
Mr Gibson Is the only American Americandramatist AmericandrnmaUst Americandramatist
dramatist who has been associated with withall withAll withall
all conditions and classes of people of ofthis otthl ofthis
this thl country He writes terse brisk dia dialogue dlalogue dialogue ¬
logue with meat In It as was shown shownby shownby J
by his work in The Th Turning Point Pointwhich POintwhich Pointwhich
which Is now playing In Washington to tocrowded tocrowded tocrowded
crowded houses housesPreston housesPreston housesPreston
Preston Gibson has 11 S engaged a remark remarkable remalkable remarkable ¬
able cast for Currents The rehear rehearsals rel1enrsals rehearsalS ¬
sals will begin befltn next no t week under the thedirection thellrecUon thedirection
direction of Lawrence Marston at the theMaxine theIftdne theMaxine
Maxine Elliott Theater He has en engaged engaged ¬ 4 4gaged
gaged Mrs Sam Sothern the noted notedEnglish notedEnglish notedEnglish
English comedienne and sisterinlaw of ofE ofE ofE
E H Sothern Miss MI s Grace Morrlsey Morrlseywhom Morrls Morrlsrttywhom oy J
whom Daniel Frohman recently r ent1 spoke of ofIn oftn ofin
In this way I claim Miss Gsace Mar Morrlssey Marrissey lor lorrlssey
rlssey as a dramatic godfather and re regard lCgnrd iegard ¬
gard her as a coming star She Is Paid Paidto saidto midto
to be more beautiful than Mary Anderf Anderfson Andertson Ander Anderson
son Miss Edith Luckett who wa was en engoged engnged engaged
goged by Cohan Harris for the Coun Country Country Country
try Boy has been released only through throughthe throughthe throughthe
the courtesy and kindness of Sam Har Harne I
ris ne Is now contracted with Mr Gibson Gibsonto
to appear in Currents Also William WilliamLowers WUUamLowers WilliamLowers
Lowers one of Charles rohmans main mainstays mnlnstuys mainstays ¬
stays has hog Imft contracted with Mr Gibson GibsonThe 1180n 1180nThe ibsonThe
The cast also Includes Miss MI Ann Archer Archerand Archerand Archerand
and Carl Harbaugh HarbnughThe HarbaughThe I IThe
The production of Currents will Nih 1m be beon beon beon
on a lavjsh scale nnd the gowns worn wornby wornby Om Omh
by h the women will reflect refie t Newports Newportsdrawinjrrooms Newportsdrawlnjrro01mt Newportsdrawingrooms
drawinjrrooms drawinjrroomsMr
Mr Gi Glhlon on Is now nexotiatincr nl oUatjn with withMessrs withfesrr withfesrs
Messrs Charles Charlt > 8 Hlrhman Rr hman Robert ROb rl Drouet DrouetKrl DroustErt
Krl Ryder and Robert Haynes which whichwill whichwin whichwill I
will complete omlet the entire east t While It ItIs ItI iti
Is I not Renrally known it l understood uhdarstoodthat und4rstoodthnt understoodthat
that Mr Gibson Gfb on Is quietly securing ebtirtn con contr contJftts contrcts
tr tJftts ctf from Fi FPprI1J > v < r l of If ti l1c < best t known knownOther known3tYH knownatr
3tYH atr nn and n aOther r r n rfca rfcaOthe
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