President and Mr?. Wilson attend
ed service* at the Central Presby
terlan Church yesterday morning.
The Mlnl.ter of the Netherlands
and Mme. Cremer will be the honor
C\ie?t? st a dinner whreh Mr. and
Mr?. Wilbur Carr will give thl?
The Acting Secretary of State and
an. Prank Lyon Polk will five a
The Minuter of Siam,? Phya
Prabha Karavongse, ha? moved
from J14J Sixteenth ?treet to JJ08
Wyoming- avenue. formerly the
home of Mrs. Lucie A. Clark.
The new Ambassador to France
and Mrs. Hugh Wallace went to
New Tork yesterday for a ?hort
?Uy. They will return to Washing
ton to remain a week before ?ailing
Representative and r?, Ira C. Cop
ley were host? at dinner last even
ing. They will leave Washington
tomorrow night for' New York
where they will make a short stay
before going to California to remain
Mrs. Margaret ?. Sparrow, of
Orange. N. J, ?nd Washington. D.
C. announce? the engagement of
her daughter. Mis? Jeannette Marie
Sparrow, to Ueut. Charles Elibu
Lyman. jr.. of Middlefleld. Conn.
Capt. Floyd Waggaman has returned
from France where he served for
Mr?. George G??p??? will return to
day from a ?hort trip to Andover.
Ml? Chrtat.ne Waggaman ha? re
turned from a visit In Philadelphia
Mr. and Mr?. laouis Lombard have
sent out Invitation? for the marriage
of the former'? daughter. Miss Judith
Pomeroy Atwater. to Mr. Allen Ray
Menhard. to take place in the chantry
of St. Thomas' Church, New Tork. to
morrow. %Ils? Atwater I? well re
membered here, a? with her sister,
Miss Iaorna Atwater, she was the
recipient of much hospitality ?sinter
before last, when Mr. ?nd Mr?. Laom
tiard occupied the hou?e. now the
home of the French High Commla
The annual tea under the auspice?
of the women? auxiliary of Provi
dence Hoapltal will be held thi? after
nooon from 4 to ? at the hospital, ?nd
-??'! be preceded by a card party at
?:?. Mr?. R. T. Holden 1? In charge
The cavalry branch of the army
emernenc- committee. Mr?. Charle?
Carroll Walcutt, chairman, will not
meet today, but w.ll hold tt? regular
monthly meeting on Monday morning.
Mar h M. In the home of the chair
man, at t*?a Wyoming avenue, at 10:30.!
Mrs. Charles Boughton Wood will1
be at home today, but will not
observe her day at home during Laent.
?v. .Tohn r.ord O'Brian ha.? loan*?d
hir house at 19i.l ? street ror an cx
hlMioi? on Friday by Mis.? Rm.ly
Rovkwoood. of N'ew York, of her
fabric? ?nd textiles, which ?he her
self ha? dyed. Mi?* Itockwoood Is
well known In New York for her at
tractive chiffon? and velvet?. Her
'?-ork ? similar to the work taught
by Mr?. Christian D. Hemmick at
Neighborhood House, several year?
The Highland? Auxiliary tied Cro??.
of which Mr?. William O. Corsa?,
wife ot the retired Surgeon General.
U. S. ?.. waa the organiser and chair
man, held it? la?t meeting this year
Wednesday. Mra. Gorga? entertained
the member? at luncheon, ani held
an auction ?ale of the implement?
with which they have worked for the
paat two year?. The report? read by
Mrs. John Van Ren?a?l?er Il'ifT and
Mr?. H. n. Pott? showed on? of the
moat remarkably ?uoceaaful organisa
tion?, with a memberehlp of i*>
woman. They clo?ed their work with
1 between MOO and MOO. The ladle? voted
| several sum? to ?everal Red Cro.?? and
relief fund?, and will keep their or
ganiiation Intact, in case of future
need, and will meet again next year
on February 3*. fer a luncheon or ban
quet. After the bueineas wa? trana
?cted Mr?, pattereon. a plani?*, played
delightfully a number of her own
eompoaltlon? and ?ome Chopin and
other work?. Mr?. Williamson, wife
of Col. WMMW with keen wit.
ready reperte?* and unfailinc good
nature dlapcv-ed of the article?. The
as.ft to Mr?. Gorga? from the auxiliary
of the Tied Cro?? pin and illuminated
j proee tribute, of whieh Mr?. Hoff l-i
' the ?uthor, were ?hown. . MaJ. Gen.
i and Mr?. Gorga? are sailing for Ecua
| dor the middle of thi? month for ?ev
| eral month?' absence.
The ball of the nation?, which
will be given for the benefit of
Neighborhood Houee on nit-earem?.
March *S. will be the oa?l.? in the
deaert of I^enten ?ocial dullne??; for
?fter the dawn of Wednesday social
festivitie?, if any. will be small and
informal. At thi? ball of nation? a
pageant of the varloua nations will
be one of the feature?. Mrs. Walter
R. Tuekerman having charge of the
group? which will form the picture?.
Among the patronesse? are. Mr?.
Mahlon Pttney. Mme. de Riano. Mra.
Jame? W. Wadsworth. Jr.. Mme.
Kkengren. Mme. Groultch. Mrs.
Frank Lyon Polk. Mr?. Brecktmidge
I-ong. Mme. Axel Nordvall. Mr?.
Theodore V. Boynton, Mr?. Frederic
A. Delano. Mr?. Stephen B. Elkln?.
Mr?. Richard S. Ely. Mr?. Marshall
Field, Mr?. George T. Marye. Mr?.
Henry Cleveland Perkln?. Mr?. Will
lam McClellan Ritter. Mrs. Charles
Boughton Wood. Mr?. William H.
Wilmer and Mrs. H?rb?rt Wad??
worth. The committee In charge of
the ball are Mia? Sophie Slebert.
chairman: Mr?. John Jay White.
? Mr?. John C. Fremont, Mr?. Walter
R. Tuekerman and Mr?. George Tal
The SUterhood of the Eighth
I Street Temple will hold It? regular
i monthly meeting thi? afternoon at
??:J0 o'clock Ir? the veatry room? of
! the synagogue.
The Columbu? Country Club will
entertain at their annual ball at the
Wardman Park Hotel on St. Pat
rick'? night. March 17.
Dr. Kate Waller Barrett. a??i?ted
by the board of manager? of the
Tvakota Farm?, will give a tea at
loll Ma??aehu?ett? avenue. today
I from I to 6 p. m. Several musicians
of note are to he present. Mrs.
I Hitchcock will preside over the tea
Don't Call Attention to Your Faults.
?? DOROTHY DIX
TUL WORLD'S HIGHEST PAID WOMAN WRITER
litre's a tip lovu? a:
Never tell your hu.;'.>::nds nbout ti.e
mi.-take* you make. Never let yo'ir
fn-n haiKi ?ve the hand ihat tome the
apotlight tn your ini;It? and WMk?
*)f course most women 'will ?ay
that this U superfluous advice: that
it i.- not nerej.?ary fo- them to point
c?" ?h?"ir .--horte?.nil ja to their hu.?*
bnml*. and that the gentlemen to
whom they are narrt??! have <?lreadv
discovered that they possess more
flaw* tn their character* thaJi it
pe^ms possible that any woman, how
ever Imperfect, could ?up-port. Also
that th? majority a-f husbands, are
horn ehartrr members of the Knock
er?? T*nlon and the Amalgamated
Order of Hammer W.elder*.
This is a mistake on the wives'
pa rt. When a man cet? married
he I? strong in the belief that hi?
superior Judgment and acumen has
enabled Mm to select the head liner
of her eex for a wife. The mere
tact that he did pick that particu
lar woman out from tho bunch con
vinces him that ehe ta auperior to
all the balance of womankind.
Therefore every brld l beffine her
married life on a pedestal, and it
la her own fault if ehe climbs down
off of it. Her husband would never
dream of knocking her off of it
if aba would just alt fast where he
toad plaeed her.
It is one of the peculiarities of
human nature that we all. more or
less, take people at their own val
uation. And especially do men
take women at their own valuation
mc* men have really no standard?
by which tu measure feminine
worth. Any man will believe that
any woman is a auperior creature
ir ehe tells him ahe Is a superior
creature, and exacta the homage
aue a superior creature.
And ?rspecally do wires write their
own price tags for their husbands.
Practically every man In the world
take* his wife at her' own appraisal
cf her value and believes himself to
have been lucky or gold bricked in
matrimony, according aa ahe boosts
or bears her own stock
If she tells him of what a good
manager she Is. if she singa the .saga
of her economies, if she beats upon
the cymbals and calls his attention tu
what a devoted wife and mother she
is. atw! how she spends her life minis
? ?-ri?e to her family, husband swells
out his cheat until his shirt buttons
won't hold, and brags that he knows
how to pick 'em. when it comes to
Rut if a woman gratuitously in
forms her husband that she never
car. learn how to cook or keep- house?,
nnd (ells him of the foolish purchases
| she has male, ?and opines that she Is
\ temperarrtTtHHy unfitted for matri
mony, husband comen io regard htm
??elf as a domestic h'oat. and pities
himself for bein?? offered up as a sac
rifie? on the .iltar of an unfortunat?
Vet the chanoe are that the rann
rnuutf ne?er have found out about his
wife's ?hortcomlraTe if ?he hadn't
called hi? attention to them he?elf.
Men do not enter matrimony with the
Irrational expectation of It being a
?tate of perfect blisa that women do.
They are used to the profit and lo??,
the give and take of bustnes?, and
they are prepared to find the same
up? ?nd downs in conjugal life, favd
U? think that they have gotten a pret
ty goo?! bargain In any woman who
la a reasonably ?rood housekeeper,
and not inordinately extravagant.
Hence the average husband ie con
tent until wife herself wake? him up
out of hi? complacency, and shows
him what a poor, feeble, faulty crea
ture he tied up with.
It !? curious that women do not
appreciate how dangerous it i? for
them to Institute comparison? between
their own -veaknesses, and other
woman', strength. No woman can
lorrar-lain tliKt ?ho isn't a splendi?,
cook llko Mrs. A, or lhat she does't
know how to get the value out of a
dollar as Mrs. ? does, or that ?he
cannot manage her children as Mr?.
C. does without making her husband
feel that A and ? and C have drawn
luckier numbers In the matrimonial
lottery than he has.
Yet left to hi? own devie?? he
would never have dUcovered but what
hi? own choice was entirely satis
A ?till mere fatal mistake do
wivea make when they call their hue
band? attention to their waning
beauty. The very first time that
many a man notice? that ht? own wife
la growing fat and old and that her
hair is not all her own and her com
plexion i? camouflage Is when ?he be
. gin? to grow Jeatoua of girls young
enough to be her daughter, and to
worry about loelnc hi? affection.
The poor, dear man had never ob
served that hi? wife wa? going off
in her looks until she pointed it out
to him. When h? thought of her
he pictured her as the sweetheart he
had wooed and won, and he had
never really taken a critical look at
her until ?he focussed his gase upon
her. Then he saw the ravage? of
time which he never would have ob
served if she had not directed his
eye? to them.
All of which emphasises the wis
dom of a wife blowing a trumpet
?ataout h?r virtues, but putting the
soft pedal on her faults in the- fam
ily circle. Let her celebrate her
thrift when she make? a good bar
gain but keep mum as the grave
about those injudicious purchases,
that ?he make? In the delirium of a
marked down aale. I,et her praise
and give honor to herself when her
cake is angel"? food. But let her
I chuck it Into the garbage can and
laay nothing when her baking i? flat
I and ?our. When ?he burns the gravy
1 let her not weep ?alt tear.? Into
? It. but riouae it with the content?
of the condiment ?helf and offer it to
her lord a? a new ?sue?.
! So ?he ?hall have honor with her
hueband. and be exalted by him, for
,t> a wife esteem? her?elf. ?o does her
1 hu?j'j?n'l ??*??*?! her,
Loirrliht, ili?, t>> Ih? wheckf S/?Uc?i-, Inc.)
Last Night at the Theaters
l'ali*???Tfcc Bla: Chance." *
The apologists and the annotatore ?
of Broadway and the Broadway !
spirit are forever active. It is not1
surprising, therefore, that Home 1
dramatist should arise to reveal the!
various reflexes and reactions of!
the New York Tenderloin to the
war. Nor is it surprising that this
them" should result In the most sin
cere, solid and telling- bit of war
drama that has yet been written on
this side of the Atlantic.
It Is almost as easy to over-,
estimate "The Big Chan?*?" as it is !
to under estimate it. Thematicaliy
it la big"; a play which shows the
spawn of Broadway redeemed in tho |
crucible of the front-line trenches
Is something radically outside the
category of mere melodrama. It'
possesses more than surface realism |
I In Its skillful and compelling treat
. ment of various tenderloin types; ?
[and although It is streaked with a'
[didactic sentimentality which blurs
I rather than compromises the sincer
ity with which It has unquestion-|
ably been written, even thin dldar- <
tlcism le glv*?n a certain distinction!
by such llnss as these:
"(iod has sent the war to give '
us useless creatures a decent chance I
In this line in incorporated the
spirit and the message of the play. I
Grant Atoms and Willard ?tack. ?
who wrote the piece. have tried j
, manfully to rise to the bigness or
their theme. They have been spur
red on by It to try for effects which
Pinero would be glad to achieve.
In a garment of melodrama? they
have clothed a play of real sincerity
and significance. No heroics here,
no .ti g-waving- or cheap play to
the war spirit in the gallery; rather
a genuine study of the spiritual
values developed In the "big show."
It might b? called a biological de
fense of war. Beyond doubt, if war
could exalt such ? barren little
creature as "Charley" Htckson, or
regenerate such a rat as "Edjdte"
Crandall. it has its place In the di
vine scheme of things?the society
of nations notwithstanding.
The cynic will say that the dramat
ists have not had the courage to at
tack their study in the aheerly real is - ?
tic spirit?for have they not made
much of the regeneration dependent
upon Girl rather than upon Mars? In
deed, if the truth be told. "The Big
Chance" is always hovering suspi
ciously close to the commonplace. Al
ways, when It threatens to flatten out
into a pancake of more sentimental
melodrama, it is illumined and re
deemed by some brilliant twtat of at-.
tion or dialogue??gasai e thl n g which he-1
atores our faith ' in its essential sin-|
cerity. It Is the only war play that:
has visited Washington in three sea
sons that Is something more than.
mere patriotc-ering? unless "A Klsa
for Cinderella" be accounted a war?
Miss Mary Nash. aa the Girl, give?'
a performance of distinction and !
sincerity; the kind of work which was
expected of her. The cast. Including;
I William J. Kelly. William E. Meehan, j
1 Ramsey Wallace, and Anna Berlein>|
?is one of metropolitan calA>er. No'
! auch rich and vivid collection of,
j Tenderloin types has been seen here
In many* a long day. A '
I The big thing albout "The Big
I Chance" Is that It la a real man's
'size play. Its grip Is none the lesa
Mir*? because the war is over.
? Ktion.nl??-The Rainbow Girl."
The audience went there to be en
tertained and there v. eie. We're
? speaking of Klaw and Erlanger'a pre
sentation of "The Rainbow Girl," at
I the National last night. Jerome K.
.Jerome built the foundation for a fa
vorite and the producers, played it to
The story takes the form of an
American chorus girl whose simple
duty It Is to be "leadin? lady" at a
London theatre and whose charm and
excellent voice win the love of an
English lord. After the wedding cerc
] mony she is found basking In the
Ihspplne*.?* of a honeymoon with a
;peer whom she had previously
: thought to be a hosiery salesman.
j Her happiness Is short-lived, how
ever, for she discovers that the but
ler of the regal household is her undo.
This altogether phlematic and over
aec-fteateat-hl Individual immediately at
tempts to adapt her to the way? of
?he by ?gone days, and serious and
ludicrous situations occur frequently.
Her busbard. ignorant of her rela
tionship to his butler, believes tiiAt
she hps two prominent relative? In
?America and New Zealand, respective
ly n. judge and a bishop.
| It Is as the bishop that that ever
'welcome and long popular gag mas
ter Billy B. Van takes the chill off
? the air and the lid off the cauldron
?of mirth. Finally the truth leaks out
.and after a night of Indecision the
t lord Rnd the lady are reconciled to
, th*? situation and ail la well.
| Beth G-ydy as l.ady Wrthernll and
I ? Tarry Renham at* I*ord Wethcrw.il are
I copartners in the rendition of some
I very acceptable melodies. And Billy
, B. never wa** funnier. Out of the lfit?
.almanacs he reads his Jokes, and since
?one could hardly admit remembering
?what happened 'way back tn '65. they
I got across exceedingly well,
? Sydney Greenstreet as the traditfon
j bound butler and uncle of the Rainbow
?Girl accepted, with dignity, aome very
j enthusiastic applause for his share in
j the evening's work. Harry Delf and
. l,enoria Novasio come In for their
| portion of the audiences' appreciation
when they accomplish a rather unique
? and Interesting eccentric dance.
I Washington theatergoers will be '
| pleased with the "Rainbow Girl.*? for'
though it has been with us before, it |
has lost none of ita charm and laugl.
producing lines In the slight change
of personnel. Billy B- Van would
make us laugh even In a Washington
j street car at 6 p. m.
| tahahert-Garrlck?-ahe Walked
Most .-*?lf-respectlng ladies who
walk In their sleep confine their ?
aomnabs.listtc nerambulations to their j
o*n boudoir. When their unconscious;
self Innocently wanders into a bridal
chamber with only an unsophisticated
husband present at the moment the
situation offers unlimited opportunities
for gossip and explanations.
It la such s setting upon which '
the plot of "She Walked In Her |
? Sleep." Mark Swan's latest farce is;
founded. Of course the title ? uggests :
| boudoirs, robes de nuit and other
things that often creep into divorce ?
! libela and they are all present.
I But with all these fundamentals of
[situations which might be made
broadly suggestive, the wickednass .a
! more implied than direct, and only in
brief spells docs U trespass from the
' niceties of pure farce.
Mies Hel#?n Tj?rk;,ye. n Washington
girl, stands out in a east that is
, singularly competei.t.
t?sbel Irving might have better on
! portunities but she handles what I*
given her with all the skill of a reni ;
artist. Robert Ober piays the inno-j
[Cafri huebnnd with due regard to itn 1
laugh making pot-sibi.it.ee and ?ax-1
thur A y Ics worth. Walter Walker, Ise
lla Frc*t and Jotteph Crehan are well
fitted in the group of euprorting play
? facetious frolic, full of fun. sur
rounded by a cm pable company, is
"The Beet Show in Town," which is
the nama given the James Cooper pro
duction, which otwned Ita engat;?. .?lent
at the Uayety Theater yesterday
Headed by Krank Hunter, a favorite
in Washington, the two-act burletta,
entitled "The .Sp*?nders." gets away to
? lively ?tart and cause? continued
taughter for two hours and a half.
Hunter, in his much-imitated char
acter of Tony Perrone, the Italian, put
ov?r original gags whn-h caught on
inunediatelv. ??? second rhsriic?-?*?".
thHl ni ?a black-faced comedian with I
which burU'.iqno patrons are familiar, !
was ably portTH> ??J and proved the hit I
of the show. Hum.ing u close second
in the comedy honors is Bert Lo.hr. a
"Hutch" comedian, who is just a little |
different tlian other? ?en at the Ninth /
s treet playhouse this season, Lahr
proves a oapab'e foil for Hunter, and
his unique comedv add* greatly to the
success of the production.
Mifis ?,??? Csntor, ? possessor rf
one of the richest voice? heard In
hurlo#v*,r* this ..? .-???, renders l?r soni;
ntimberp in fine mtJfmX making th-4 de
cided hit of the feminine contingent.
Others who heioed materially in put
ting aero?? thi?* burlesque w?rc th?*'
"Wesson bro'her?. Frank Davenport. I
Morris TJoyd. M.fscs Virginia Ware, ]
Helen PeLeco and Margie Whiter?.
The ehnru?, wan good to look at. and ?
csn both dance and ?inc. while they f
are elaborately costumed.
A merry two-act musical comedy
in twelve scenes, presented by the ]
"High fliers,'* ts thi;* week's at
traction at the Lyceum Theater. This
production of Charles M. Baker'*
pleased two big audiences yesterday
with one of the beet ehows that has
been seen at tho Avenue playhouse
A new book, entitled "A Trip With
an Aviator." bas been written by
Haker for thus year's show and the
comedy runs along at a merry pace.
A few vaudeville bits are inter
spersed in the show.
Bert Bertrand it. the ?star, appear
ing in the role of a Hebrew aviator.
Assisting him are Charlea Cole.
- ?? ? Bascum. t?tclla Blair, Miller
Evans and Margie Hilton. Miss Hi!-;
ton was especially pleasing in her
A fast-stepping chorus which ap
peared to advantage in the ensem
bles and song numbers, ia a popu
lar feature with the "High Flier?."
Baker'a show will be featured at
the Lyceum for th* entire week, with
the usual dally matinees.
Moore'? n....1o? -Thr White
The genius of Maurice Tourneur for
the visualization of unique dramatic
situations and the attainment of pho
tographic effects of highest artistic
value never ha? been more positively
demonstrated than in his plcturtzatton
of the famous Drury I An e melodrama,
"The White Heather," which was
shown for the first time on any screen
at Moore ? Rialto Theater yesterday
before audiences that taxed the ca
pacity of the huge auditorium. Not
even in "The Blue Bird" or in "Wom
an.'? did Mr. Tourneur achieve the
beauty of scene that characterizes
many of the episodes comprising his
latest contribution to the screen's
mounting lUt of classic film specta
"The White Heather" lends itself
with peculirfr facility to the require
ments of the camera. The develop
ment of the famous story entails a
constantly shifting locale, thus afford
ing opportunity for the introduction
of many ?uperb views of picturesque'
countryside, and leads to an astound-!
ing undersea elimax in which the!
hero and villain of the absorbing I
story fight a duel with divers* knives I
on the floor of the ocean where each ;
is seeking evidence, sunk with the1
yacht "White Heather" years before.]
to clear the name of the heroine. !
These extraordinary views, in addi-j
tion to supplying a climacteric scene
unprecedented in its power to thrill, ?
reveal the shimmering beauties of!
tho ore an's depths to a degree that ?
fumi she., an amazing background foi-i
;i ?ft?:, ma tic mement ns novel aa it its.
daring in conception and execution.,
"The White Heather." in fact, is a
subject of exceptional freshness and i
or-irlnallty throughout its length.
The all-star cast pictured in the
role* of primary importance is one?
that distinguishes by .superior ability
the many vivid moments which the
scenario provides, especially effective
world being done by ?. E. Herbert, as
Isord AiiTUfl Cameron. Miss Hallin un.
his unacknow!edged wife, and Master
Ben Alexander. remembered in '
"Hearts of the World," as their pre-1
cocious young son.
The Rialto** bill for the week tal
completed by an amusing comedy, i
current events, topics of the day and!
a fantasia from "Faust," played with!
rare effectiveness by the symphony
?,?!??'? ralaee?"(.?sod ?Ursclous,
Most of us every-day mortals have
at some time or another experienced
that embarrasinng situation where the j
pocketbook la empty and tho next
pay day seem? a long way off.
But to be jiifti plain "broke.'* with
life Jur?t one drab procession of o^c*"
drawn checks and unpaid bills and
.-?till maintain our normal charm and
culture requires a touch of the una- !
It is Just this touch that BHlie
Burke gives to "Good Gracioua, An- j
nabelle." which makes it such a d?s-j
lightful picture ?story, mingled with \
enough wholesome laughs to make it j
rank far above the average screen '
The optimistic Annabelle, who Iota j
her regular allowance filter through ?
her fingers until the bill collectors
are menacing, frequently gets into po- |
sitlons where life could be a very ?
drab proposition, but she smiles j
through it all. with alt the winsome- ?
riese and beauty of Blllie Burke, and I
her abiding faith in future fortune
is alwav? dominant.
The clot center?* about two shares
of mining atock. They are very val
uable shares, since they mean con- '
trol of a rich mine. Annahelle Leigh .
finde them convenient to borrow upon ?
and onr? ?he loses possession of the
seeurltiee the complications thicken j
until it appear? that the carefree!
spender has unconsciously bartered
away her happiness and that of her j
mysterious husband. Ho we ve*, ??- I
n?'bclle shows that h-*i- head Is inore]
than ? hat radi. ;*nd by some in- ,
acniouR detective work that ncces
sita tee h**r becoming: .1 cook, ina li
ages to got the precious shares Into
the strong- box whore they really b?e-j
Billie Burkc'e thuims lend the/ft
selves admirably to the camera and
this is easily one of the best picturea
the ?tar has liad to display her wares.
There are opportunities to register th? :
full variety of emotions and all of
her appealing mannerism? are dis
played. Much of the lucceaa of the
sustained story is due to the clever
and apt subtitles
A Maek Bennett comedy. "Safety
First Ambrose." has neither rhyme
nor reason in its plot, but furnishes
a vehicle to offer a number of hu
A current news weekly has some in
teresting and timely shots of the
"Coming Home" parade of last Thurs
day, with President Wilson and the
local silk-hat celebrities featured.
< raodair* Knickerbocker.
A clever girl, wielding only a tren
chant pen, breaks the will of the
most powerful financial genius in the
world, save? her own lather from un
merited difc-graop and wins the finan
cier's only son for a husband m '"The
I ..Ion and thr Mouse," hhown at Cran
dall'? ? nickerbocke i- ycfctcrdav end
h*dd over as the principal attraction
for today. Aiiee Joyce has the fea-'
lured role of Shirley Ros.^more In this!
r^recn adaptation of th?? famous stare I
riiecc^s of the same name, written by
the tat*? Charles Klein and produced j
by T>anM Froh man. Shirley*?, father!
Is a Federal Judge who issue* a "ruh;- !
out-'" injunction against a railroad, of j
which John Rurkett Kyder Is the heod. !
IKa makes use of the fact that years!
before the Judge had accepted from
Mm Se.frt) shares of mining stock with
the understanding that they -?ere a
bonus given all original stockholders
to bring Impeachment proceedings in
the Senat/*, against Judge Rossmore
Tn Ryder's private *afe are letters ?
from the Judge which conclusively !
prove his Innocence and the plot cen
ters about the finally successful ef
fort? of Bhlrley, through a novel she
writes, to obtain access to the safe
and obtnln the letters, thus forcing
Rvder to call olT the Impeachment
l*?e<n*M l olimMn?V? alinee Held
?Alias Mike Maren.**
Wallace Reid cornea to the screen,
of Loew's Columbia Theater for tnu
first four days of this week, be
ginning yesterday, in a picture
somewhat different from the pic
turea commonly identified with his
name. In "Alias Mike Moran," the
title of the current offering, the
Columbia offers a drama of the '
great draft lottery in which an
aspiring department store clerk's
latent manhood is revived in time
to save him his disgrae/?.
Wallace Re?d plays the part of
the department store clerk with a
small salary and large tastes. When
the army draft cornea, he trades
places with an ex-convict who de
airea service but is barred by his
prison record. The convict, under
the clerk's name, goes t?? France
and dies for his country. The clerk.
shamed to his very soul, enlista with
the Canadians later and wins glory
in action. In France, he meets the
girl he loves, who. Instead of prov
ing to be ? millionaire's daughter
as h*? Rupp.-sed. proves to be just a
regular girl who had been posing as
a young woman of wealth. This
clears tbe situation and reaults in aj
climax that makea "Alias Mike1
Moran?the clerk having enlisted I
under a convict's name?one of the)
best vehicles Re?d haa had ini
months. The regular subsidiary
Columbia features completes a well
For the laat three days af the
current week. Louise Huff will be
seen at I?oew's Columbia in "Crook
of Dreams." supplemented by the
Columbia minor attractions.
Moore** M rand?"A Heart la Pawp.**
The strange power snd exotic beauty
of the Orient manifest themselves
with irresistible charm In "A Heart
in Pawn." the camera version of the;
??tAge play, "Shadows." which, with ?
Sessuc Hayakawa ? ictured in the ,
.stellar role, forms the chief photo
play attraction of the bill .at Moore'? ?
Strand Theater the first four days of?
thle week. From the early scene or
gossamer beauty which a briefly pro
jected reader epitomizes In the words.
?When hills are glorious in the rays of
the sinking sun. a warm and per
fumed wind strays through the tree
tops, where the love bird coo.s to 1ta|
mate." until that later tragic episode
in which the heart-broken Japanese I
wife of a man who thought she was
dead learned that he had found solace
in the love of another and an alien
woman, and wailed her anguish thus.
"The night bird wandered from a
land of darkness calls out from the
depths of a heart of sorrow." this
splend'd rvan ^le of artistic pro
duction ".rips spectator's interest
an*' Ms imagi? with unremitting
He i-vvn ?le of Toyamn, ?
doea >lts of 1m
persoi tils' the fcre**i has known,
and a .poi'rayai of equa < ?T-?ctiveneae
and Infinitely deeper pathoc la con
tributed to u perfect ensen-rale by
Tsuru Aokl, wl . is supplanted In the
a ffection of her h usJband by Sa da,
skillfully limned b. Vola Pal?*.
The night scenes in Japan, especially
the one depicting the pursuit of the
escaped convict woman, afford sterling
studies in what artistic effects may
be achieved by modern cinema
tography and the direction is such that
every scene adds to the cumulative
power of an especially noteworthy
The bill is completed by the
customary pieturiied news events and;
an'mated cartoon comedy and sup- j
t-lernen ted by entr'acte musical fea-'
tura? and scenic effects that add
mater.ally to the variety and charm
of a conspicuously meritorious pro-'
Moore's Garden?"A Trlek ef Fate."'
There Is sufficient diversity In
M-ene and action in "A Trick of I
Fate." in which Beasi? Barriscale '
is pictured as star of the bill at j
Moore's (larden Theater the first three j
days of this week, to satisfy the mo.^t :
catholic and the most exacting taste. |
Miss Bsrriacale, happily, is cast in j
? role that affords h**r a rather leas:
hampered opportunity than she has I
had in others of her recent re-'caaes. I
and one tbat permits her to demon- 1
strate with what alluring charm she ?
could devote her art to the imper
sonation of the scantily Ksrbed cab
aret artlatae that lend their chic vi
vacity to the enlivenment of Par?alas
night life, were ahe Inclined to aban
don the more serious tasks which the
Not alone la the star an entrancing
vision in such costume? as a French
danseuse might b*? expected to appear
in an "Oo- la-la" number, but thi?
subject Is further notable for the fidel
ity with which it visualizes tho par
ticular aspect of life in Taris with
which it doaUs. and the dramatic pow
er which It exerts in a climax th?*'
Ml Lakes of all of the melodiajnatir i
If ?II other rei-suasion ?v?il? noth
ing, one may always brightly remind
mother that the Knickerbocker offers
educational opportun.ties in the Presi
To at iea?t one set of musician? the
queatlon of day-fight saving is not a
pertinent one. The canaries at Loaaf'?
Palace will consent to ?ing only
under the ?t.muiu.? of the electric lljrht.
They also have the theatrical tem
The Rennett bathlnc suit comedy ha?
Just Inspired u? with the idea of
breaking into the moales thi? ?ummer
In case the weather man decided to
play ? return engagement of the tem
perature her? last Augu?t.
The Welcome Home Parade In the!
Hear?t Pathe New? thi? week offers
? ?on of "A? Other? See V*."
At the Theaters Tonight.
? The rulalaoar otri.'
"Mm VTmlkmi in Hrr 81?-..
W M?rr ?-?? in "Th? Big Uhaaee.
Mil nr.RT Ha.LARCri
' v-.rn ?nd E-a
?????eue-Th, B?*?" Shot, m To?? '
Biltie Euri? in "flood 'inaai.ua. Annabel!?
8es?u? ?I'Uiai In "A He?rt i. I'.wr.
"Th. Whii? llaaatla-t."
"aJ.?o? Read in "Aliti MU, M ?r
Beasje Barrua-a!. io "? Trick ml fate. '
Alaw Joyce In "The Lao?: ?nd th? Moa??*."
J'jhn BftrrMaore ia "Ar* You ? Maatao "
???????-??a"?", near th. Aeaxitaaa
Tta. Man'? Ttaeater. Staute ii yota U??.
tenelly of a well-conceived police play.
In the supporting ca?t are many I
who?? name? have alwaya stood fori
the most sincere and mo?t worthy in
character delineation, including; Al- |
fred Whitman ?nd Joe Dowllng.
The story ia one which concerns it-1
?elf principally with the incident? of |
mo?t direct bearing upon the career ?
of a young American girl who under?,
takes to pay off her father's debts j
and finds impersonation of a famous '
Parisienne the quickest means of at- !
talnlng her end.
The bill ia supplemented by the cu?- ?
lomary ?hort-reel picture subjects;
and specially synchronised Interpret*- I
Uve orchestral accompaniment.
( raaa4air. Aa?ll?.
"Courage for Two" presents Car- '
lyle Blackwell In a dual personality.
role in which ?ea'eral ingenious effects ;
are accomplished throut.li double ex- ?
posure. This picture formed the
principal attraction at Crandail'? .
Apollo ye?terd?y. ~
From the very *>tart, the -tory I
abounds In action, ?howing the raid i
on a dance hall in New York's East
Side, the dancer? making their ee
c?pe on housetop? and through tire
cfccape*. Ka'elyn Ureely arad Koeina
Henry portray important roles In the
picture. The prog-mm im completed
with the showing of a Mutual comedy
of merit. Today's attraction is "Rest
less Souls." featuring Alma Reubens.
i'raaadair? Ave??? Cira??.
Mae Marsh cleverly combine?
whimsical comedy and gripping;
drama in her new picture. "The
Bondage of Barbara." which formed ;
the principal offering at Crandall's
Avenue Grand yesterday. Her role I
ts that of Barbara Grey, a Kill who!
"mothers'' a weak younger brother. !
for whose shortcomings she ho'.d- i
herself responsible. The boy is used
as a tool by two individuals to gain
their own ends. One is "Slick Sim
mon?." keeper of ? questionable re- ;
?ort; the other. Jack Newton, ton of
Barbara'? employer. Tony, the boy.
i? eager to eacape the ?ister? e?re
and seek his fortune In New York, I
and Jack Newton fans this desire
?atti the boy 1? willing to accept!
money from him under the promise
that he will leave the town and j
never return. The money i? obtain
ed by Jack through robbing hi?
father's ?afe in Barbera? office. The,
girl ?uspects her brother, but to ?
shield him. remain? ?lient. Her em-;
ployer, while unwilling- to believe j
the girl aruilty. turn? her over to
the police. Her sentence to a re-;
form?tory c?nnot be prevented, not- j
withstanding? the efforts of her l?w- ,
yer ?weethe?rt. How these two ?
eventually ?olve the my?tery and
bring the guilty ones to Justice, con
stitute? the m?Jor portion of th?
succeeding action. A Mack 8ennet
comedy. "Never too Old." featuring
Charle? Murray and Marie rrevo?t
completed the program. Today'?
attraction will he "Adele." ?tarring
< ran??!!*? S??-?y.
The combination of Charlie Chaplin
In hi? latest picture, "Shoulder Anni,'
and Tom Mix. In "Twuated Trails."
formed a double-feature procram ??
Crandall's Savoy yesterday that waj
pleasintr from beiiir.ninz to end.
"Shoulder Arms" Is a picture that
will accomplish much toward ?till
further depie?ne Ih* f"-?t thinning
rank? of the Chaplin -keptle?. and is
undoubtedly the be?t in which he ha?
The other feature. "Tw??ted Trail?."
i?, of couree, a Western ?ubject of
that tyoe in which Tom Mix shine? to
While tho averne;? photoplay '
"fan" ?how? an unu?ual ?ntitude for,
gne??inir the outcome of the pIM
of the >a ? !?*--.? film, th? denoue
ment in "The Woman on t'?- ??*?"??."
is ?o ?urpriainelv uru?'ial f-at th?r
will b? few -Indeed that for??e ?t
until the l??t re?l i?. well on to
ward? it? clo?e. Thi? plctur- form
ed th? attraction ?t Crandail? ve?
terd?v and 1? being ?hoav-i there
?train today. Ps'iHne Fred-'lck ha?
th- chief role?th?t ?? Sylvia Mar
Th" rirama mount? to a ?urpri?
(nt- climax. ?? a result of which
Salvia not onlv escan""? exposure,
hiit prove? of Imi'iiiW" service to
the rnv.rn"nrt"l Wjrs*aJtl??- Stand
in- \??!???? M?ot( ?nd Jara ,\u?tir>
li?\e 11... Imn^.l.nl Fiinn-.'ine role
Woo?war? 3? TCotyrop
There 1. Somebody Waiting for Me. -?11? 13 *1?3?
.Harry Laudar G
.Olive Kiln??Marguerite Dunlap . ??Ill 1? ?i??*?
Dear Little Boy of Mine.Elite Baker
In the Und of Beginning Again .
.Charle? Harrison >
I round the End of the rtaiabow.
un It ?*?
I'm Waiting for? Tou. 'Lira Jane.
.Vernon Dal hart L isss! l. M?
Mummy Mine.Sterling Trio |
Srrenade .Fernand Pollalo y
The Butterfly.Fernand Pollalo ' 4*1*8 ?? ?,'?? I
OM Kolk? at Home. (I) Juanita.
Old Mark Joe. 12) Massai In de r?M, Cold G
Oui. Oui, Marie?Medley One-Step iPiann
Accordlon)..'. .Pietro I
Sweet 'n' Pretty?Pox Trot (Saxophone
Xylophone-Plaao).Al I-Star Trio
Till We Meet Again?Walts.
.Nicholas Orlando's Orcheatra
.Waldorf- Astoria Dance Orchestra J
flock in' the Boat?Fox Trot.
.Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
The Girl Behind the Gun?Medley One-Step.
.Joseph C. Smith's Orche.tr? ^
Head Over Heels?Medley Fox Trot.
.Joseph C. Smith'? Orchestri
I'm Always Chaalng Rainbows?Meedley Fox
Trot.Joseph C. Smith's Orchestre j
1*11? 1? ?*,
3MKS U I1JI
Red Seal Records
'let?. Signore: (Attributed to Stradrlla,, Italian.
Enrico Caru.o . htsm ia
God Blr?? Tou, My Dear (Edward?), Giuseppa De
I Aie a. ?ITTI 1? ??.
K i ?s Me Again (Blossom-Herbert). Me.be! Garrison ?VtTM M ?us*
Sonr? My Mother Taught Me (Dvorak). Violin
Frltx Kreisler . ?lists i? s 1.a?
Fau.t-Salut. demeure (All Hall. Thou Dwelling
Uwly). Martinelli . run ? mi
My Irish Song of Songs (Dubia-Sullivan). John
McCormack . M?M ?? 11 .?*
The Lark (L'Alouette). (Glinka-Auer). Violin. Ef
rem Zlmbalist . . T4Sae ?- turn
Confessions of a War Bride
I Lose My Name ?nd Identity ?nd
Am Tripped in the Asylum.
".Mile Vanderlyn. we have avoided
telling you?but you would better get
the new? now and get over the ?hock
of It. ' said Miss Dennis And she
unfolded the paper? for me.
"Leave mc!" 1 ?aid. Under ber
eye?, I could not face ?hat w-a? to be
revealed to me. Staring at me In bi*.
black print was au account of a rail
road wreck tn which "Mrs. Robert
A. Lorlmer" had been killed:
An enjrine had lun into the rear
Pullman of a standing train, and had
ground half a hundred sleeping trav
eler? to en unrecognisable pulp. **ome
of the dead could never be identified.
Gold fittings of a dressing case mark
ed with Mrs. Lorin-er-s name had
been collected from the wrecked coach
and had been Identified by member,
of the Lorimer family as the property
of the beautiful bride.
By trick of fortune. Chester, the
chauffeur, who had taken young ?Ira.
Lorimer to the train, and the last
member of the household to ?ee her.
had brought hi? car back to tbe ga
nare and had not been seen eince
The man wa? melancholy, owing to ?
recent attack of the flu. hi? fellow
I tore the meaning from the pace.
then ?pelled out my n?me in the long
list of the dead. It looked so odd
there?I could hardly get past it to
the cruel fact about Eloise?crushed
"Elolse: It's all my fault"' 1
moaned. "I made you go'. I boufht
And I think I might h*ve become
as demented as I wa? ?uppoeed to
be. If 1 h?d given ?ray to my emo
tions. My ususl lmpuk-e to ?udden
?ction ??ved me. I rang the bell for
Ml?? Dennis?I tor? oil my silken
"It'e an awful mistake." I called
to the nurse in a high and hysterical
voice "I mu*t go home. Hurry with
my thine?, pleas?: And order a car
The nurse came arros? the room
without hurrying at all. picked up my
robe and wrapped It around me.
"I beg of you. mademoiselle, not
to get excited." ?he ?aid with ex
asperating calmness, "I canno, help
you to leave without an order from
'"-end Dr. Mandel to me at once."
"He?he is not In the building? Ju*t
now. And even If be were, he would
do nothing except by order of the
doctor who sent you here "
"Get Dr l'ertel?:" 1 cried. "I ?m
not craza : I am not Eloi-e Van
derlyn! I am Mr?. Robert Lortrner:"
The nuri-e ?mlled patiently as if ?he
had a perfect understanding of my
c??* atad knew Ju?t exactly hew to
deal with it??nd me: Her attitude
irriteted me almost beyond endurane?.
"Toa do not believe me. Mia? Den
nis' Find the head o? this place for
Still ?he only amiled and said
"I must Insist that you b? reason
able, madamolrelle You will ra-allK?.
If you will stop to think, that the
head of this Institution doe? not a*o-n*e
?t a patient.'* berk and cal!. I am In
full charge of your ea*e. Mile. Van
"Rut ? tell J*eu I ?m not th?t Siri?
I am Jane Lorimer:'"
"Many of our patients ha\e similar
ha " "irinatinna?"
"This 1? horrible." I interrupted. "It
?? not poMible th?t you ha\e control
I over mo?that 1 am- your?pris)???' :
; Let me telephone to my I nahend *
? mother or to daddy,'' 1 pleeaeat
' Not without Dr Mandel ? pea-aai?<
ftor Moreover. I read In an evening
edition that Mr?. Lorimer had gone
with Mr. Lorimer and Dr. Cen?is-to
the place of the accident, and Isa. ?
Mr Robert Lorimer went laack to
France two day? ago!"
"I will walk home?thi? way?and
nosa?." 1 ?aid. wrapping ray gar
Chinese robe about mc and starting
for the door
"Tou cannot get out of tin? house '
wa? her snswer. 'Remember yoa
?re in an insane asylum."
(To Be Continued ?
Airy and so brruffled that tteT
mixht well bring vault} to th? heart
of any proud possessor .rere tb* inn
nhede parasol? for tne 4-year-old st
Woodward and Lothrop's. Blu? and
pink .Upeneee ?Ilk were for afternoen
In the park, blue and white glngiwja
to match the drees for the
walk, and If one ?how? ?
toward prea-tleellty at that ?r?
are black ?Ilk umbrellas to a?ec?
away threatening stvsTwera.
Prlm enough to please even Pi latitila
waa the dree? of navy blu? shown by
Schwab Inc. Esren to the tiny I ufi?.
edging the agaron the material held
loyally to the ?oft taffeta- Omly a
distracting little rollar and cuff set of
crisp white or*-?ndy finished It Th?
?klrt narrowed toward the bottom bv
each scolloped ruffle.
An afternoon dress of black satin
had a fitted baaque fastened down the
back with tiny buttons. There wa? a
! surplus collar, whose end? CKissed
; over to lose themselves In a butterfly
? it? trouble? at home. Portuge, far??
an uprising In Its India colony *??
, cause self-government promi.e-i
: lour year? ?eolias not hern gfari?
j ed. An act called th* Organ?
| Charter wa. drawn by the g?o?/er???
j or general. Costa. Lisbon amended
it. reducing th? popular majority
! in the eoancll ?nd giving the ro?
j rrajm.nt members equality ?riU?
! elected member..
Even Peace Makers
Lose Their Glamor
Part??Greatness, as im.iiiUrd i
th? s?ec! delegates, least H. glen?<??
fer the Per.? crowd, eerlj la ih?
i game. At first, the ?treeU outeuj? SJ
.-.?nfcrence building waa parket" wit
eaurer tip-toeing crowd?. Now tb?
di.ttwruLhed delegates coma an? 0?
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