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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, MONDAY MORNING, MAY 10, 1015 AN APPRECIATION OF JOHN BUNNY RIPWOOD S" AT THE ARIZONA RED MAN Vachel Ltndsey Writes Tribute In Verae to Moving Picture Comedian MAY NOT PERMIT SHOWING OF v uT mjz JP J mm Gas-St ove Convenience with Kerosene A good oil stove is like a gas stove ready at the touch of a match. Any degree of heat you want instantly by simply raising or low ering the wick. New Perfection Oil Cook-Stove For Best Results Use Pearl Oil T'.iirns oil. the clean, cheap fuel. It roasts, toasts, broils, bakes better than your kitchen range. No wooil, coal or ashes to lug no soot or dirt no odor does not taint the food. And ycv,r kitchen is always cool. Several sizes and styles. Ask your dealer. See Exhibit, Palace of Manu factures, Panama-Pacific Exposition. STANDARD OIL COMPANY (California) Phoenix A-imisemeinitis COLISEUM ' TONIGHT HOUSE and. ALAIRD In That Laughable Playlet "A Night Out" 10c, 20c, 30c ' '"' "mJa l SOB mi I H , TODAY BEATRIZ MIGHELENA in MIGNON A California Motion Corporation Feature in 5 Acts "A Trip to Maderia" Pathe Colored Scenic Turned Them Away Last Night THE BEST "THE ESCAPE" In 7 ARIZONA Prices: 15c ARIZONA EMPRESS ' Coifiiiis LAMARA n r O A I r Seat anywhere in the house 10c. Chil li L ll n L L n 5c Flve rees f pictures- pic limnLi. tures changed daily. " PLAZA Opposite City Hall EMPRESS Roraaine Fielding Days Monday and Tuesday THE CLOD Featuring Romaine Fielding MOTHER'S ROSES Broadway Star Feature Featuring Mary Maurice BATTLE OF FRENCH MAN'S RUN A LUCKY LOSER 7 Reels, 10c and 15c Children, 5c EVER Reels THEATER and 25c "Coming 1). AV. Griffith V masterpiece, "THE ESCAPE" In Seven Ueels Mav 17-18, "Mr. Carlson! from Arizona" -The first picture taken bvlJomaine Fielding 'in Phoenix "EXPLOITS OF ELAINE" Installments Every Thursday and Friday Change of Pictures Every Day HART ENTERTAINERS every evening Will Manager Harry Xat-e of the -Arizona Theater, lie permitted to show "Ha pocritesj" the wonderful f:uir-!;irt Paramount picture, in which Margaret Edwards appears in the nude as "A'aked Truth," a picture that was plated under a police ban in Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, and came near the same fate in Los An geles? "Hypocrites" is billed for the Arizona for three days beginning nexl Sunday. This is the first formal men- ' tion of the engagement of this film, but for .several days there have been those with whom Manager Xace has conferred who have strongly advised against the venture. There are those who have even told Xace they would to to almost any end In their efforts to prevent "Hypocrites" being shown here. Probably no picture in years has created such a diversity of discus sion or been more widely condemned in one breath and praised in another. I.ois Weber wrote and produced the play. Perhaps the first idea, came from Faugeron's pajnting "The Truth," but be that as it may. there is in the photoplay that which seems to tend toward a healthy view of the construction of all vices, hypocrisy. Some of the details in the construc tion of the play may be open to question on the score of good taste or of intruding unnecessarily into opin ions of people on certain lofty t homes which have nothing to do with the lesson to be conveyed, nor with ruth. Briefly, the story of the play is this: Gabriel, an ascetic monk of olden time, labors to perfect an. image of Truth, consecrating himself with fast liig and prayer, and keeping his work a secret. One monk, bolder than the rest, spies upon him. but is blinded by the light of Truth and can see nothing. The unveiling of the statue is made a l'ete day, and all gather to listen to the address of the Abbot, who himself consents to unveil Gabriel's gift. The covering is pulled aside, and there stands a figure of Truth, naked. Un able to see with the eyes of the spirit, the people, with one accord, rush upon Gabriel, and kill him. Only two can look upon Truth unflinch ingly, a little child and the woman who loves Gabriel. A Magdalene looks upon the statue and falls prostrate, weeping bitterly. The woman who loves him covers the dead Gabriel with her veil, which turns from white to black as she bends over him. Xearby the Magdelene crouches. This forms the prologue of the story, which, told in a reverent and deeply religious vein, makes an in delible impression, and prepares the spectator for the modern scenes which are the main iheme. We see Gabriel as the minister of a present day church, frail and ill, hut fired with divine inspiration. In the congregation are the same people who. in the prologue, stoned the monk to death. Now they are bored or shocked by his denunciation of hypocrisy. Only the woman who loved him. now a singer in his choir, and the Magdalene, who kneels in prayer after the others have left, understand. The spying monk is now a choir boy. surreptitiously reading a newspaper during service. Left alone after service, the minister finds the newspaper, with its repro duction of Faugerons famous paint ing. "The, Truth," and vague memories stir. He sinks into a dream. His bodv in the form of Gabriel, the ascetic, leaves his present-day body, and accompanied scenes of the story, showing him In this wondrous mirror of hers the real actions of the charac ters. Society and civic leaders in Los Angeles were divided in opinion as to whether "Hypocrites"' was a fit play to be .seen. Mrs. H. H. Rose, wife of Mayor Rose of Los Angeles said: "To the pure all things are pure is a saying that has been . ap plied more to the nude in art than probably anything else. In "Hypo crites' only those seeking evil can find It. To me 'The Truth' was what it was meant to be. purely symboli cal, and only those who seek to ma terialize the vision of Truth can con ceive of indecency or immorality in the picture. If we were to take the standpoint of the censors seriously, we would have to close up our art galleries and cover up the statues in our museums. I can see nothing in the picture to condemn." Then Mrs. Russell B. Hallett a member of the board of censors of Los Angeles, who voted against the ff n si (I ILi II J ul (I ( THEATER . U rs TODAY FLO LA BADIE and MORRIS FOSTER In "The Final Reckon ing" Coming Wednesday and Thursday "That Little Band Gold" u 5 With Ford Sterling Mabel Norman Fattv Arbuckle J) t7 presentation of the picture at the Superba Theater in Los Angeles, and took part in the movement that led to the arrest of Manager Quinn of that picture house on a charge of making an illegal display of the picture of Miss Edwards, gave her views in these words: "So far as entertainment and ar tistic value are concerned, 'Hypocrites' is all right. It is a very beautiful picture. In condemning its exhibi tion here I was actuated by several motives. It arouses vulgar curiosity as will be noted by the crowds of men and boys around the display in front of the theater. I think the moral effect is bad and that a dis position to allow it is certain to lower the standard of moving pictures. While 'Hypocrites' teaches a lesson it also tends to harden the heart toward the churches which should not be. It is not a picture which would ho shown in a high school or a church. Personally, however, I was thinking more of my children and other peopkis children when 1 voted against allowing the picture to be shown. The possibilities of the mov ing picture are great and if we allow such exhibitions where are they go ing to stop?-' And J. Harry Pieper, president of the Los Angeles Advertising Club, said : "The picture is most interesting and entertaining and I am positive that n6 man. woman or child could find anything offensive in it. It surely teaches a strong moral lesson and the introduction of 'Truth' points a moral in an emphatic way. 1 do not hesi tate to say that it would be doing the public of Los Angeles a rank injustice to deprive them of the op portunity to profit by s the strong moral taught." And Manager Xace Insists that the picture will be shown as scheduled at the Arizona and that if no more than ten people see it he will feel that he has helped those ten to a broader vision of life and better idea of Truth. o BACK TO THE FARM FOR MR. CREIGHTON Will Resume Agriculture With Ranch Improved and Well Stocked That eminent agriculturist, James 2d ward Creighton who has been spending the winter in t'ie city as a temporarily retired farmer, will short ly return f his .ranch nine miles south -weft of Phoenix. All the time he has spent here since the gathering of his crops last fall has not been devoted to dusting the hayseed out of his whisk ers. He has been superintending the erection of a handsome house on his ranch and he has at the eame time beer engaged in an experiment which ha:! been watched by builders with great interest. His new house of concreto is nearly firished and ready for occu pancy. The concrete instead of being a mixture of cement and gravel is a mixture of tufa and cement. This idea was originated by Architect Gregg more than a year ago. It is lighter and is believed that it 'Will be less liable to crack than ordinary concrete. It is alo believed to be less" of a con ductor of heat and cold. Mr. Creighton has also been engaged in stocking his ranch. His four footed possessions are listed by him under the heady of a covey of pigs under the chap eronage of their mamma; a litter of chickens, a brace of cattle and a team of sheep. Mr. Creighton is endeavoring to dis pose of hie real estate possessions in the city; that is, he wants to sell one house and lot and rent another. The house for !-:;le is one that ought to ap peal to any careful buyer who has the money. The house is described as be ing commodious and kind to little children and "family broke." o FIRE WIPES OUT AN AGED WOMAN'S HOME Fire thought to have originated from a defective flue completely des troyed the residence of Mrs. Georgia Sistrunk at IMS West Jackson street late yesterday afternoon and serious !; damaged adjacent property. So rapidly did the tire spread that in two minutes the entire structure, a one-story frame building, was a seething mass of flames, and it was impossible to save any of the con tents. The house was but recently purchased by Mrs. Sistrunk who with her daughter. Miss Bertha Sis tfunk, of the Xew York store, was preparing supper when the fire started. There was some delay in turning m the alarm, and by the time the fire department, which responded promptly after the call was made, arrived, the Sistrunk house was en tirely destroyed, and a vacant frame house on the east, owned by S. P. Healey, of Healey, Conrad and Com pany was on fire. The Healey house was damaged to the extent of ap proximately $600. A vacant brick house to tho west of the Sistrunk home was slightly damaged. Mrs. Sistrunk, who is 72 years of age. was prostrated , by the loss of lv.T home and possessions. She was taken to the home of her son. Her bert Sistrunk, 1813 West Monroe. The'loss was partially covered by in surance. . FOR THE HOOK AND LADER The icemen were engaged in a furi ous hand-to-hand conflict. "Aha:" cried the new member of the force, "another tong war." And he blew his whistle for help. Buffalo Express. And Phoenix is not the only place where John Bunny is mourned. The versatile, laugh-provoking moving pic ture comedian, was loved by every child who ever ttaw him walk across the screen. And children of an older growth felt a pang when the realized that death had stilled the form and chilled the f-mile of the man who never failed to take all who saw him in pic tures, 'rora the realms of gloom and discontent into the heights of good LaM it John Bunny i nature and pleasurable entertainment. Of all that has been written of him since his death a week or ten days ago, probably nothing better expresses the real idea of the place John Bunny held in the minds and hearts of all who knew him personally or upon the screen than the following lines by Vachel Lindsey of Springfield, III., printed in the Chicago Herald. An Epitaph for John Bunny Yorick is dead. " Boy Hamlet walkes f orloi n Beneath the battlements of Klsinore. Where are those quiddities and capers now That used to set the table in a roar? And do his bauble-bells beyond the clouds Ring out, and shake with mirth the planets bright? No doubt he brings the blessed dead godd cheer. But silence broods on Klsinore to night. That little elf. Ophelia, 8 years old, Upon her butt red doll's stanch bos om weeps, (Oh. best of men, that wove glad fairy tales: )) With te;ir-burned face at last the darling sleeps. Hamlet himself could not give cheer or help, Though firm and brave, with his boy face controlled: For every game they started out to play Yorick invented, in the days of old. The time arc out of joint! Oh, curbed spite: Tile noble jester, Yoric!;, comes no more. And hamlet hides his tears in boyish pride Py some lone turret-stair in Elsinore. Not so, but here in Springfield's crowd ed street Tho grocer's children miss their heart's delight. The proud young newsboy bears a heart of lead; The children of the wise and soundly bred And children of the ragman mourn the;:- dead. John Bu iny acts upon' the films of night. A STIRRING WEEK IN THE LEGISLATURE Members Look Forward to Conten tious Events Member-! of the legislature generally are looking forward to interesting de velopments before the end of the week; in fact, by the middle of the week. The house appropriation bill will probably come before that body on the floor fher it is expected that many of the decisions of the committee of the whole will come rnder fire again but it is the opinion of members generally that few of the findings of the committee will be overturned, for there was a tight ening of the line-up as the considera tion of the bill proceeded. It is barely possible that the bill will be put through the house tomorrow and as soon as possible thereafter it will be transmitted to the senate where a dissection and general disagreement of it is predicted. The senators are not Maying what they will do to it but it is assured that its mother will not know its child when she sees it again. It Is not entirely separate and apart fronf a story of the present session to relate that a referendum ic5 being pre pared against Senate Bill Xo. 2 of the regular session requiring the payment of Jury fees before one can demand a jury trial. The Arizona Federation of Labor is reported to be behind this movement. It is contended by the fed eration that such a law would keep a poor man with a just claim out of court. But the bill provides further that the court may remit the fees in its discretion. SAFETY FIRST "Did any man ever kiss you before I did," he asked. "Yes. dear!" "Tell mi.' bis name that I may thrash him." "I'm afraid. Algernon, that he might be too many for you." Philadelphia I-edger. COLLAR 'EARL 8c WILSON. MAKERS OF TROY'S BEST PRODUCT. PONY MARKET OPENED BY AN ADVERTISEMENT Anything Can Be Sold Through Col umns of Republican The problem of the market has been solved; it is necessary only to advertise, in The Republican. The other day a resident had a pony to sell but this was not the pony season and he was wondering whether he could reasonably hope to give it away. The people who conduct the auction houses all said that they would do their best but they could not promise results. It was finally decided to advertise the pony in The Republican not with the expectation of selling him but in order that tho owner might enjoy the consciousness of having per formed a duty; of having gone tnrough the form of doing Ids best to free himself of the pony. The, advertisement appeared last Friday morning. The owner left home early that morning and forgot all about the advertisement until late in the afternoon on his way home the street car conductor asked him if he was the man who had a pony to sell; he wanted one for bis children and would call around the next morning to see it. Arriving at home he found his wife in a state of collapse, overcome by the unfamiliar duty of conducting a horse market. The first caller ar rived at nine o'clock. He liked the pony but it Junked some inches of being sixteen hands high and some pounds of weighing 14nO. Other cal lers kept coming; sometimes there were two there at a time. Between ii and 6 o'clock two more prospective buyers arrived. In the meantime some who had betn there earlier in the day came back to look at the pi ny from the other side. Nearly all of them said that they would be back the next morning with their minds made up. Some people made inquiry by telephone about the pony ar.d stiil others sent word by special messenger. At six o'clock. th"ecoiiducti-esj; "of 1. W. . v HfW i 'AS. 1 j in What's In the Cup? The flavour may be agreeable, but appetite isn't the only thing' to be considered. The average cup of coffee contains about ll1; grains of caffeine, a powerful drug which is a frequent cause of indigestion, constipation, ner vousness, heart trouble and other ills. Home persons are strong enough to use coffee for a time without apparent harm, but repeated doses of its subtle, cumulative drug, caffeine,- sooner or later affects even the strong man or wonmi. Anv coffee drinker will benefit from a change to INSTANT P0STUM This pure food-drink has a snappy tang, very like the Old Gov't Javas. but it contains no caffeine, nor any other harmful ingredient. It is made of selected wheat, a little wholesome molasses and is pure, invigorating and delicious. ' And Instant Postmn is so easy to make. Put a level teaspoonful in a cup, add hot water, and sugar and cream to taste. The convenience of Instant Postmn is seen at a glance. Sold in MOe and o(V tins. Some prefer Postum Cereal the original form which must be well boiled, 15c and 25c pkgs. Grocers sell both kinds, the flavour is equally de licious and the cost per cup is about the same. "There's a Reason" for POSTUM Slightly lower in front than in back, fashioned for comfort and style, a' rare combination. 2 for 25c. OTHER COMMITTEES OF COUNTRY CLUB When the Country Club opens its autumn season every committee will bo n readiness to carry on the work of the year. The Republican yesterday printed the lijt of officers and members of the house committee and President Richard K. Sloan as chairman of the board of directors makes the following additional announcements this morn ing: Entertainment committee: Mrs. C. F. Ainsworth, chairman; Mrs. K. T. Collings. ills. Homer King, Mrs. J. K. Rowlands. Mrs. Robert Pea body, Mrs. ' Charles McArthur, Miss Eleanor Sloan, Aaron Goldberg and Lindley Calhoun Morton. Tennis committee Arthur Halm, chairman; Mrs. -Gordon Tweed. Miss Ruth Ainsworth, William A. Horrell, and Irving de R. Miller. Golf committee Gus Noll, chairman; Walter Ta'bot and Harold C. Bennett. The membership of the dramatic committee has not been completed but it is understood that Irving de R. Mil ier is to be its chairman. the pony market closed it and subse quent callers were wearily referred j to the place where the pony was (tied. She had resolved that the mar- ket would not lie reopened the fol I lowing day but that the pony should , be sent to the auction. The feouschoM' I dog was prostrated with barking at i prospective purchasers; he had long since ceased paying any attention to ' thm. At eight o'clock two boys who had inspected the pony from various , points of view earlier in the day. returned with a check for $Z and the consent of their mother to the ownership of the pony. That little advertisement in The Republican disclosed that at least j twelve people had taken more than i a, passing interest in it; so much of an interest in fact that they hail tra i vcled by street car, on foot or had driven distances ranging from a half dozen blocks to two miles to see the 'pony, others were still coming yes terdav to see the Tiony.