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AMUSEMENTS National —"George White s Scandals. ' “Tune in to radio station JOY, and take it on high.” A happy suggestion, tunefully made by Winnie Lightner, and joyously car ried out by George White’s “Scandals,” opening last night at the National Theater for a week’s run. As a Revue, with a big It, the "Scandals’’ are a triumph. This is Washington’s first peep at the production since it was staged last June, and Washington thundered its applause last night. "The Scandals,” which have now run Into their sixth annual edition, have become synonymous with up-to-date ness, “pep” and beauty. The latest edition lacs not at all behind its fore runners. In fact, if anything, it sur passes them. The general impression carried away from the theater last night included a brilliant blaze of color, r riot of feminine beauty, music and laughter. The entertainment goes with a rush, an assurance and a vim that win in stant approval. With 25 scenes—or acts—the production is huge in scope. It is crowded with novelties which are all too fleeting. Winnie l.ightner. a dynamo of human energy and beautiful in the bargain, already has been men tioned. But there is a wealth of talent, including Will Mahoney, Lester Allen. Richard Bold, Torn l’atricola, Alice Weaver, the Do Marcos, Newton Alex ander, Olive Vaughan, Thea Lightner, not to mention Helen Hudson. And there are “the girls.” myriads of them, seemingly, differing only in kind, but not in degree of beauty. The lack of costuming in some of the scenes is reminiscent of Paris and Les Holies Bergere—in fact, an approach is made as nearly as Amer ican ideas will permit to the nudity of the Parisian beauties in Les Folies. But seasoned theatergoers will find nothing offensive. Out of 25 scenes it is difficult to single individual acts for praise with out seemingly slurring others which also deserve praise. But for sheer beauty Mali Jong, the opening scene of the second act, has rarely been equaled. In another skit, entitled “The Wild Irish Rose,” the producer has taken a leaf from Thackeray, whose amusing continuation of Scott’s “Ivanhoe” has made millions laugh. “The Wild Irish Rose” con tinues “Abie's Irish Rose” beyond the wedding day and depicts the Rose with a number of thorns. “A Garden” is another scene of astounding beauty, with Alice Weaver, an entrancing toe dancer, flitting among the roses as lightly as a hum ming bird. “The Censors” takes a dig at the up lifters who wish to have all dramatic productions and books censored be fore being produced. “The Rose of Madrid,” sung by Richard Bold and Helen Hudson, and “Colorature Poetry,” a burlesque, are strong con trasts, but equally delightful. Space forbids the mention in detail of other features, but those accus tomed to tiie revue type of enter tainment. it is believed, will find this year’s "Scandals” fully up to their expectations. Poll s —'Artists and Models A huge crowd was turned away from Poli’s Theater last night when “Artists and Models” failed to open because of the late arrival of the four baggage car loads of scenery and settings. The play will open tonight. Keith s —Adelaide and Hughes—Kitty Doner. A good program at Keith’s this week lias twin headliners, featuring Adelaide and Hughes, artistic dancers, and sprltely Kitty Doner, a leading male impersonator. The w'ell known dancing duo are big favorites with the vaddeville patrons. Their work is clean cut and artistic and quickly demonstrates that there are none better in their line. After introduc ing new' steps into their popular waltz number,and presenting individual spe cialties, a clever dance pantomime, “The Elopement of the Toys” closes their act, and for a grand finale it is very clever and interesting, with unique scenery and costumes. A half dozen curtain calls followed. Kitty Doner was seen here first with Al Jolson, some years back, then sho went iuto the movies for a while and now has drifted back to her first love, vaudeville. Sho is seen as a pretty boy in evening clothes, then as an overdressed French dandy and closes with a Scotch number that is a scream. As a singer, Kitty is a wonderful dancer, but she. is so clever with her feet that the shortcoming of her voice can be overlooked. She gathered in applause in waves that showed hearty appreciation. Dick Henderson, just over from London, proved exceptionally enter taining. He has a fine voice to help out his comedy work, and is original in everything lie does. He works fast, shuts off the applause with a wave of his hand, and at the end was allowed to go only after making a short speech of thanks. William Brack and company open the show with a tumbling act; Claudia Coleman follows with original im pressions of well known characters; Powers and Wallace come next, in “Rosebuds, Birds and Babies,” regis -11-ring a big hit in this new sketch, a sequel to “Dixie on Broadway.” Bad colds knocked out the Clark Sis ters, and Combe and Nevins were rushed into the breach with catchy songs as substitutes. Harry Kahne astonishes with his achievements in writing backward and upside down while talking. The regular house at tractions complete the hill. Earle —Vaudeville. A scintillating array of comedy, dancing and music, interspersed with breath-taking aerial gymnastics and a sensational mystery trick of the Houdini variety, combine to make a vaudeville entertainment of superex cellenee at the new Earle Theater this week. “outh,” a miniature revue by 11 juve nile stars, is billed as the chief at traction, but there are several other acts which won as much applause from last night's audience which packed the pretentious new vaude ville house as did the youngsters. The youthful actors can sing, dance and play a violin with the confidence and artistry of more mature stars. Carroll Chappel and the Moran sis ters are the leading spirits in “Youth.” Carroll is the terpsichorean artist, while the Moran sisters form a delightful singing combination. I.#oraine Howard and Flo Lind, in a -little skit, “Wedding Bells,” would have stopped the show if their reper toire had not run out. This pair have a line of clever dialogue that would make a cynic laugh, while their songs are delivered with a punch, especially when the weighty member of the duo turns loose her deep baritone voice. A unique comedy playlet in three scenes depicting the trials and tribu lations of a temperamental movie prima donna is presented by Emmy Barbler, Charles J. Sims, Diana Ely and William May. This act scored a decided hit. Hathway and Company, in "Ruth, the Mystery Girl," open the program with a contraption called "The Cabinet of Death.” Rutli is placed in a black cabinet, a score or more of swords are stuck through it, hut she comes out unscathed. A demonstration of radio controlled automobiles, water pumps, etc., precedes the hair-raising trick. Espe and Dutton play violins, both regular and infant size; juggle and give a good gymnastic exhibition. Burke. Barton and Burke, in “The Prince of Slfcng." draw a good round of lauii'hs, wbile the live Lauiejs close the bill with an unusual exhi -1 bition of aerial* gymnastics. “Worldly Goods,” starring Agnes Ayres, is the photoplay. It is based on everyday life and is aimed at that class of men commonly called "Bull Throwers." It will be enjoyed especially by women whose husbands promised to take them to Niagara Falls on their honeymoon, but who get a trolley ride instead. Strand —"Hubert Kinney's Revue." Hubert Kinney’s Revue, a preten tious song and dance act with a bevy of pretty girls and peppy melodies, is tiie featured attraction this week at the Strand Theater. Gladys Peter son, Louise Taylor, l’auie Lee, Ona Davis, Vera McGrath and Tom Tuck er, a versatile pianist, take part in it. There are well sung songs, senti mental and popular; dancing, toe, jaz, tango and otherwise, and there are also beautiful costumes and lavish sets. , Teddy, the wrestling bear, the add ed attraction, with three assistants, offers a program entitied "A cloud burst of Laughs," which it really is. Warren and Hayes in “Country Versus City” in which the country girl springs the wise cracks at the city “fellows” and both follow with songs and dances and make a big hit. A1 H. Wilson in monologue and songs, was forced to give several encores, and the Powers Duo, in a pole balancing act are other good offerings. “Meddling Women,” featuring Lionel Barrymore, the distinguished star, is the photoplay offering. It comes in tiie guise of a prophet, and preaches an old-fashioned sermon in jolly good style. Columbia —“The Wages of Virtue. ’ Ts there no end to the versatility of Gloria Swanson? At Loew’s Columbia this week sho is seen in still another type, as tiie Neapolitan lass in the exotic environ ment of old Algiers, a dashing “darling”- of the French Foreign Legion, and as such she introduces a different Gloria, in a stranger setting, appealing, frolicsome, picturesque. As usual she packs the house to over flowing. The story begins in Naples, where Luigi, strong man of a little show, rescues "Carmelita” from an attempt ed suicide. In gratitude she follows him to Algiers, where the real romance begins in an old Moorish ruin, admirable setting, where she has established a canteen. "Carmelita. although serving faithfully the wants of Luigi, falls in love with the "Yankee Blue,” a romantic youngster, played with fine youthful enthusiasm by Ben Lyon. But all the while she charms, and entertains the entire legion, maintaining her brilliant piquancy for tiie boys, with an aloof ness and character whieh are at once her protection. and her attraction gaining her the "wages of virtue.” The widow in charge of the other canteen is a comical antagonist. ltow Luigi, the brute strong man, is finally unmasked and Carmelita freed to love her “■Yankee Blue” is a dramatic tale, into which Norman Trevor, as the veteran of the regi ment from the drawing rooms of England, introduces an excellent character portrayal, as’ the friend of the lovers. Gloria splashes much about an old stone fountain, in al most boyish playfulness, and in a "dance of the seven veils” portrays the kind of dance such a character might present, with joyful glee. Ihe photography throughout is full of high lights and soft shadows. It can easily be said that both story and picture fairly sparkle. There are also an International News Reel, Topics of the Day and a comedy with animals and children. Metropolitan — Madonna of the Streets." “Madonna of the Streets," chosen by Alma Nazimova for her return to the screen after a long retirement, and exhibited at the Metropolitan this week, is inferior melodrama and does not afford Mme. Nazimova the oppor tunity that her well known histrionic powers require or deserve. Intensely religious in tone, yet too forced in every way, the picture is far from being a fitting vehicle for the tem peramental Slav. Nor is Milton Sills, who loomfdSio majestically in Saba tini’s "Sea Hawk," able to do much with the role of the cleric in "Ma donna of the Streets.” He struggles desperately to get something out of the part, hut Sills is not a parson, in characterization at least. The story concerns a New York woman bereft of home and its com forts when her wealthy benefactor dies and leaves his fortune to an obscure minister of the Gospel in London. The woman sets about to find the minister and drag him into the mire with her. In the meantime the minister is doing mission work among London's slums. There, how ever, lie meets her and she inveigles him into marriage. He then learns he is heir to the New York fortune, but continues to give his life to the betterment of the slums. The wife resents this and commits indiscre tions great enough to arouse her hus band’s anger. He casts her from his house, but repentance follows and he combs the low dives of the city to find her. The reunion affords oppor tunity for excellent work by both the principals, but neither seems able to rise to the occasion. The remainder of the bill Is enter taining. A1 St. John is seen in a rough-and-tumble comedy and the Metropolitan Orchestra plays admirably. A Raw, Sore Throat Eases Quickly When You Apply a Little Muster ole And Musterole won’t blister like the old-fashioned mustard plaster. Just spread it on with your fingers. 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Why this actor, with a magnificent physique and pleasant, strong face, has not risen to greater recognition and appeared in more pictures has been a mystery for years to House Peters fans. In the story on the Rialto screen he takes the role of a big, silent woodsman of the Northern lumber country by the sobriquet of “Tor nado,” a man of unknown past, loved by his men and by children, but feared by the “roughneck” element, which at times endeavors to break up his organization. Into the logging town comes a writer and his beau tiful wife who-turns out to be the old sweetheart of "Tornado” and who had been stolen from him by his old pal with the lie that “Tornado" had died in France. The story then, of bow the tenseness of the triangle tightens, is woven deftly with an on rushing real tornado. The woodsman has confessed his love, the irate but despicable husband has threatened and beaten his wife because of it, and as the heartbroken girl and her hus band leave on a train for civilization a storm arises, which for pictur esqueness and reality ts one of the best yet filmed. The woodsman breaks the log jam which threatens 8 I ■ ijj Gotham Gold Stripe Mh Jk fk “ Madelon ” Dresses (. Silk Stockings of silk ml O are style-right of 100% pure. The gold m beautiful fabrics. Silk (t stripe affords garter A and c ' ot h models at S* clasp “run” protec- M one price, $39.50. * ft ■ tion. $1.85 up. 12HFSLN.W. # * New each month. 1 I / \ and brown crepe de \ I / blue faille ensemble \ \ I f v chine with side drape \1 / effect over sand and 1 \ ! I 1 caught with bow of 11 I blue printed crepe de I \ l 1 J I 1 wide brown taffeta. ill chine. Scarf tie collar, 1 \ V Ij •/ J V Hound neck pined fin- |\ \ long sleeves and but- IV \ \ o . D\\, ished with taffeta. 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The Century comedy, "Aggravatin’ Kid," is amusing; there is a news reel and excellent music by the Rialto Or chestra. Palace—" The Dixie Handicap." To those who prefer the sensational thrills of the melodrama to the most plausible but less vivid stories, “The Dixie Handicap,” the feature of the current bill at Loew’s Palace Theater, will have a strong appeal. “The Dixie Handicap” is a story of Kentucky—impoverished judges, beautiful girls, thoroughbred horses, Yankee villains and all the things that go to make a tale of the old South seem real, at least. The picture is certainly replete with thrills, in fact, there are times when one almost feels like standing up and shouting, “Come on, you Dixie!” They are the two occasions when old “Dixie," the impoverished Judge’s last filly, is racing it seif to fame and its master to replenished riches. The judge’s downfall has been due to his love of his beautiful and ac complished daughter. He has lav ished his money on her, and finally sinks to the necessity of sleeping In the stall with his devoted "Dixie.’’ But when “Dixie” captures the La tonla Handicap, worth $50,000 to the winner, the tides of fortune Hood once more. Clair Windsor takes the part of the daughter. Frank Keenan is very good as the Kentucky judge. The re mainder of the cast is proportionately entertaining. “Bull and Sand,” a Mack Sennett comedy, is the secondary feature. There Is an excellent Hyman H. Howe travelogue and the Pathe news review completes the bill. Ambassador—" Madonna of the Streets. Alla Nazimova and Milton Sills are featured in “Madonna of the Streets.” the plcturlzation of Edwin Carewe’s drama, at Crandall’s Ambassador Theater also the first three days of this week. The merits of this film are discussed in the Metropolitan Theater review. Charlie Chase. In “The Rat’s Knuckles." and the news reel complete the bill. Tivoli—“Tongues of Flame” Thomas Meighan Is pictured at Crandall’s Tivoli Theater the first two days of this week in “Tongues of Flame,” Paramount's picturization of the storv by the late Peter Clarke Macfarlane, together with Mack Henrietta two-reeled "Lizzies of the Field,” end the Pathe Review, with pipe organ music by Robert Rodwell and Harold Pease. "Tongues of Flame” is the story, now well known, of a former over seas captain of a company of American Indians fighting on the west front, who, after returning to the States, finds that his former associates are about to be de frauded of iheir land by a mil lionaire. Ha thereupon dedicates his abilities to circumventing the scheme. The production stresses realism and was directed by Joseph Henabery. Central—“ The Story Without a Name. Three features are presented the first two days of this week at Cran dall's Central Theater —Paramount’s production of Arthur Stringer’s "The Story Without a Name,” in which Agnes Ayres and Antonio Moreno are featured; tho nintli release in Jack / An Event— j The Supper Dance jf EACH EVENING AT ft 1 \ * I A \/AVA NEXT TO FRANKLIN SQUARE HOTEL Dancing at 10 to Boernstein’s La Java Band With -PETE" MACIAS Directing H N MISS HELEN JANE MARR |i» i Dinoti at 11:*0 and 12:30 nightly. fu ifilrX A® Cor«r Charge at Dinner From 6 to 8:S0 Mirv. 11.50 Table D’Hote IT* EL. For Reservations “ T? ,1 ) Phone “Rodgers" Illlllllllllllllllllllllligpilllllllll ■■ * G & 11th Sts. 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IIOQBIIMIIIIIIIII 111111 l imiu/ b Dempsey’s "Fig-lit and Win" series; a two-reeler called "The Health Farm Wallop,” and “Col. Heeza T.iar, Dare devil," with jiipe organ accompani ment and solo intervals by Mesdames L»ibby and Thompson. “The Story Without a Name” is an interesting film drama, for the proper naming of which important prizes were offered by the producers. Ty rone Power, Douis Wolheim, Dagmar OodowsVt y and Maurice Costello are seen in the cast. BOSTON BIRTHS GROW. Decrease in Death Rate Gives City Natural Gain of 8,760. BOSTON, January .V—a steadily Increasing birth rate coupled with a decreasing death rate is disclosed in a preliminary report of I>r. Francis X. Mahoney, health commissioner for thc the city of Boston, for the year of 19114. The birth rate was 24.28 per thousand in 1822 and jumped to 24.89 in 1923. In 1924 it increased to 25.36. In the same years the death rate dropped from 14.95 per thousand to 14.93 in 1922, and then to 14.08 in 1924. 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