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THE FAEMEE: FEBRUARY 13, 1915 Amusements POLTS If you havent Seen George Kleine's big masterpiece of the silent drama, "Du Barry," : with .Mrs. -Leslie?. Carter In the : leading: :role go to 'poll's this , evening:,, The picture is wthon doubt one of the most elaborate film dramas svw stSKed -.-and- it 'haas-; served, -with the ibis vaudeville ' ih4w,: " to draw . capacity audiences to Poli'a very time it has been, shown. "Du -Barry" will be shown for the last time this even in K, between, 'the evening ' pertorm-. "ancea. .. : The vandeTille show contains many ""bigh-class . features, ' including that funny novelty, "A Day at th'e Circus,' ' featuring "Maud,- the "j unrideable raule; Burton, 'Hatin and O'Donnell, three yoiing men who have unusually good voices and" a well-selected -song repertoirei "Brown and Brown, featur ing some new songs and dances. " . Gordon and 'Rica, in; "A'Little Bit of Everything"; Rhea and Shea,' pre senting .some unusual feataj of marks manship; and the Boyd trio. In some Scotch and Irish entertaining.' : s In ' addition to ' "DU' ' Barry." there are other high-class photoplays . shown. ' . - " ... ' For Monday, "Tuesday and Wednes " flay, Manager Poli announces- Charles Chaplain- in his-- newest picture,' "A f Night Out." - This is said ' to1 be Chap lain's best and will be presented in conjunction with ari. all -star vaudeville show. EBIPIRE Mile.. .Gaby Deslys ; internationally famous, stasa an rthei most .original and novel ParamouotTFaraous Players ' masterpiece, "Her Triumph,' . which will head the photoplay programs of , fered at Keeney'a Empire theatre- on . Monday and Tuesday. . " , , , The production which ' is ini five Fnrts,. was originated and adapted to Vthe screen solely for the lovely dan seuse, whose .talents it fits perfectly. ,:She is .assisted by Harry Pilcer, her 'talented dancing partner, who plays t the lead in this subject which is ex quisitely, mounted and excellently cast.' .'' H ." ' , . 1 ,- ' "Her Triumph" "contains some of Gaby's most world -renowned dances, interwoven with a ' tense, dramatic plot that holds, the, interest from the start to the finale of this . extraordin--ary photoplay. -? . . The drama first shows Gaby as a humble chorus girl in Paris, whose Ih r telligence and eagerness are noticed by the .manager of the company, who , makes her understudy to the great Mile.. Simonde, a famous and very jealous, leading woman. Simonde, who is in town, with the - leading man, . Claude Deveraux, notices his atten tion to- Gaby, believes that he has fal . len in love with her, and tries to have . her ejected from the company, 'Fail i ing in this the actress Is seized with an acute attack of what is known among professionals as 'artistic tem perament' or in other words becomes .enraged on account of her failing to have the little 'lady" 'canned' resigns . from the; company. This gives Gaby . her longed for chance to go in the , star part, which she does. Simonde watches the performance and is again IF". 1 enraged by Goby's success and fires at her but the bullet strikes Claude, but only slightly- Injures him. Simonde then plans terrible downfall for : her late understudy but the plot falls and Gaby is made the sensation of the day. . PLAZA "Fixing the Furnace,' a riotously funny farce la being presented by George Holland" &.' Company at the Plaza for the last time today and thoseRWho have mot yet indulged - in the riot, of laughs to be found in the offering should not let- this day slip by.,withdut , taking advantage of the opportunity. " . '' ' Mildred & Ruth, two attractive and handsomely gowned young,, women with -very pleasing voices and just as pleasing personalities in addition to a well defined trace of talent in the terpsichorean art are proving very popular ; features of the bill. These young women have selected- a catchy repertoire of hits and they know , how tff piit ? them - over.in a manner that could not fail to win for them, Al Carleton is a. monologrist and a comedy -songster as well and he. bills himself as "Thaf Skinny Quy"- and the. way he makes the . ; audience scream , with'. laughter is funny in it self..: .' -:--. : :i - ' , s.The . Juggling . Bannans,: as usual, aire scoring an enthusiastic reception in their .nifty little club Juggling act that could not be improved upon. The Magno.nl Family In a novel mu sical skit that Is more than pleasing at every performance : completes the vaudeville . program. "Th Speed King", ' Of-v two . reeler, VThe Express Messenger" and a Keystone comedy are . shown on the "Movie" screen. LYRIC Cohan & Harris great success, . "The Ony Son," is 'being rehearsed by the members of the Calburn Stock com pany for presentation at the . Lyric theatre next week, and Judging from the way the rehearsals are going, the play will prove -one of the big suc cesses of the season at the Lyric. The play, which Is founded upon the re demption of a , young spendthrift throng the love of the right girl, is one of the best plays the Calburn players have had an opportunity to appear In since coming to Bridgeport . and they are sure to toe well received in the ve hicle.. : , . - , Lowell Sherman will play thejjart of "The Only Son," and Miss Suzanne Jackson will be the girl in the .casei They will have the support of the en tire company nd as every member of the cast, has a' part especially . to his liking the play Is cure to make a, big hit with Bridgeport, audiences. " The " last performance of : Charles TTCrdlinger's new play, "The Run of the Cards," will take place at "the the atre this evening and it is expected the-"Standing Room Only" sign" will be hung up at the box office long be fore the curtain rises on the first act. . -For the' purpose of outlining econ omy with attractiveness the ' North Plalnfield. N.. J., Parent Teacher As sociation-, announced . it would give $5 to the girl graduate who ' wears the most attractive gown at com meneement, the gown not to cost more than $6. Corsage Boquets for K of C Ball . JOHN RECK & SO.V It Holds ALL World's Records Against ALL Competitors Typewriter SPEED, ACCURACY 'and STABILITY. ' I'Ji'lnLlLL IHI. IV2 ODL.ILiirJ S 9 Ageo! MINSTREL MEN. ENTERTAIN 12TH DISTRICT GLUB The Twelfth District Independent Political, and Social club held .a large ly - attended smoker '. in " its' rooms. Newfleld avenue and Beardsley street, Wednesday night; 7 Members of the cast .of the,.. Eagles' minstrel troupe under the direction of Henry E. Rell ly, entertained. John McDonough sang, Arthur and Frank Dunn gave an exhibition of feuek said wingr danc ing, William Fahy danced and John Broderick gave a monologue. Re freshments were served. Music was furnished - by the club orchestra. HINKIE DEE CLUB DANCE ATTRACTS MANY YOUNG FOLKS Quite the largest number of young people which has yet attended a dance this season gathered, last evening in the Slocum gymnasium for th Hinkie Dee club festivity. More than 100 couples were present, the pretty new gowns of the young ladies being shown to their best ad vantage against a gracefully arranged background of palms and bay trees. The membership of the Hinkie Dee club is composed of a number of pop ular young men whose efforts to ar range a good time for their friends re sulted In last evening's successful af fair.' " X . ... A popular orchestra supplied the music for the 1 number dance pro gram which ' consisted of orte steps, waltzes and Fox trots. The patronesses consisted of Mrs. W. E. Allen. Mrs. P. A. Colljung, Mrs. M. J. Lee, Mrs. J. H. Word en, Mrs. F. E. Fickett, Mrs. R. F, Clancy, and Mrs. A, L. Krouae. ' '..' - The officers of the club are John E. Moran, president; James E. Rick ard, vice president; Thomas ' J. Klely, secretary; Ernest W. Reichert, treas urer; Joseph H. Worden, Jr., financial secretary. . ,..; - , " , .The committee that arranged for the pleasant affair were William T. Lee, chairman, H. Edgar McLean, Franklin . R. Sherwood, -Vincent J. Weldon and Raymond J. Leverty- , ; STATE LAUNDRYMEN WILL MEET MONDAY Th annual meeting of the Connec ticut Laundryraen's ' association will ibe held In New Haven, Monday, Feb. 15, in the Chamber of . Commerce. The mornlnc session will 'be called" fov the - president, E. H. LiefleIdof this city, at 10:30 o'clock. , The . after noon session will be at 2 p. m, and a 'banquet at 6:30 at the Cafe Hen ibieln. . ' : . :- ' : : In the morning there will be a. re port, election or members and the ap pointment of special 'committees. In the--afternoon there will be an. ad dress by the president, election of .of ficers, discussion., addresses and in stallation of officers. Bridgeport will be represented by E. Ji. LieSeld, F. W. Liefleld, Gorge Crawford, .Thomas Lowe, James Welch and Frank Berger. i- The Machine II I u PITTSBURGH GETS VAST WAR ORDERS Pittsburgh, Feb. 13 The Pitts burgh Foreign Trade- Commission to day asked local manufacturers for prices on 1,000, 000 drop, forge shells for use of the British army. A large order , was- originally placed with a Canadian manufacturer but he could not make prompt delivery and a part of it was passed on to Pittsburgh. The value-of.-the .contract was given at $4,000,000. It was also stated that a consider able tonnage of what is known as projectile steel was placed here dur ing the week. TWENTY-NINTH ANTfTJAIi GRAND PRIZE MASQUERADE' BAIXi given by SCHWABEN BENEFIT SOCIETY . Eaeles' Hall FRIDAY EVENING, FEB. 19, 1915 Miudc by Schmidt's Orchestra Admission. .......... .91.00 a Person B13 u-p Don't Be Bliia the fTy Big Acts at the HOTEL ATLAS -7"-' Grill Every Evening Would Make the Sphinx Cheerful. SPECIAL, , : FOR ONE WEEK FRISBIE'S RAISIN , PIES . Kelly's Cigar Store 141 FAIRFIELD AVE. The best cigars ' made in imported and domestic brands. -. Complete line of smoker's supplies. : JAL1ES H. KELLY V Engraved - - - VALENTINE CARDS i AT SOUTHWORTH'S 10 ARCADE f Farm tiT" Want Ads. One' Cent a Word. . Aimmiiimi mOHti I Mh I II in Covet the Success of You Will Eventually Buy AMUSEMENTS THURS., pRLj SAT. SIX-PART PHOTO-PLAY GEO. ELEINE OFFERS MRS. LESLIE In the Wonderful $1 00,000 . . ' Production of DUBARRY V it VaudevlUe's Big Comedy Hit A-DAY AT-THE 0 I R C U S With the Unrideable Slauil BTTTtTON, Tt ATI V & O'DONNEUi ' BROWN ANI BROWN THE BOYD TRIO GORDON AND RICE RHEA AND SHEA BRIDGEPORT'S MOST POPULAR PLAYHOUSE THURS., FRI., SAT... .f - - Hie Biggest Laugh You've Ever Had ' GEO. HOLLAND & CO. IN ' FIXING the; FURNACE 25 rimites Bright Repartee and Uproariously Funny Situations CAST . .. : Jerry McGuiness .... Geo. Rolland Mike (His Helper) ... Billy Kelly Mrs. -Brewster . . . .Grace Bennett Time 10 a. m. Temperature 20 i - Below Outside Scene 7-Cellar of Mrs. Brewster's ' - ; Home-- - - -' MILDRED & RUTH Captivating Damsels in Bong and? Dance AL CARLETON "That Skinny Guy" in a Fnnny iiMmiolOCTieiijOfirim V "CAUGHT IN THE PARK" A Keystone Comedy With SiL Chaplin . : ' JUGGLING BANNONS The Cleverest Club Juggling Act ' In Vaudeville MAGNANI FAMILY A Delightful . Musical Act Yoai'lr - - - . Like - . - ' "THE SPEED' KING" i A Thanhanser ' Special "THK EXPRESS MESSENGER" Two- Reels of Intense Action Farmer Want Ads. One Cent s Word. .tS WLsicimn.es TRY T TT T 'T TTTn (Coir rVnaEini AMUSEMENTS TELEPHONE ENTIRE - WEEK, COMMENCING WITH MATINEES DAILY, EXCEPT MONDAY I The Distinguished FASHION'S The Dlstansruishea Dramatic Player FOREMOST PLAYERS : Dramatic Players THE CALBURN STOCK CO. PRESENTS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON ANY STAGE "THE RUN OF By Charles Nlrdllnger, Author of the "World and His Wife," etc. An Original Theme A Punch In Every Act Absorbing Interest Until Final Curtain USUAL POPULAR PRICES Mats., 10, SO, 30o; Eve., -10, 2SO, 80, 50q SOUVENIR PHOTOS Monday Night of Miss Beverly West 'FOLLOW THE CROWDS Week: of Feb. 15 Another Strong Keeney's Empire Theatre , THE HOME OF PARAMOUNT FEATURES CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE: 1:15 TO 11 P. M. ADMISSION. .Children, 5c: Adults. 10c PARAMOUNT FEATURE TODAY BOSWORTH COMPANY 5 ACTS "BUCKSHOT JOHN 5 ACTS A Bigger and Better Western Story Than "The Bargain," Foatnring Hohart Boarwortii, Couirtenay Foote and An All Star Cast PARAMOUNT FEATURE -v FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY - MONDAY AND TUESDAY ' Daniel Frohman Preaents the International Star 5 ACTS GABY-DESLYS 5 ACTS AND HARRY PILCER IN ' HER T HJ U M P H The First Appearance Befort the Screen of the1 World's Highest Sal aried Star. This Picture Was Taken in-France by the. Famous . Players Co. and Includes An All Star Cast ' TWO DAYS ONLY, MONDAY , AND TUESDAY AT . THE FEBRUARY 15-19 THIRTEEN HOURS OF THE BEST LECTURES, CONCERTS AND ENTERTAINMENTS . - J , SEASON TICKETS $1.0O, WITH RESERVED SEAT $1.50 DAY TICKET 40 CENTS: SINGLE ADMISSION 25 CENTS Tickets on sale at' Book Stores'and by Of ty Pastors. The chart will he open for reservation of seaits at the First Methodist Church. Fairfield Avenue and Broad Street, Thursdaw, 8 a. in., February 11. Doors open at 1 :80. One -person will not be allowed to reserve more than lO seats. The chart can be found later at Library Supply House, 64 Cannon Street. '- B6 u 6 13 6 NEW DANCING CLASSES Qnilty's St'liool of Dancing,Oolonial Ball Room, FOX TROT, ONE STEP and HESITA TION taught in four lessons. THURS DAY and- FRIDAY evenings from 8 to'v o'clock. ' Terms $2.00 for course. First lessons Feb. 10, 11 and 12. Classes for advanced pupils every THURSDAY and FRIDAY evening, to 12 o'clock. ' -,' More complete details of the earth quake accompanied 'by a . hurricane and- tidal wave which swept No Man's Island . in the Sampan, group two f days ago, show that great de struction was wrought.; ; Three per sons were, killed. . . ; ' J h 99 State BRIDGEPORT'S BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE 4615. MONDAY EVENING, FEB. 8, THE CARDS" Emotional Drama, "The Only Son" STATE ST. , 7TH ANNUAL BALL t' - of the BRIDGEPORT CHAPTER, . a KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS . at the . ' Stmt field Ball Room MONDAY EVENING, FEB. 15, 1915 Tickets, $2.00 - B9 b 2 i PATENTS A- ' M. WOOSTER, Attorney-at-Law Late Examiner U. S. Patent Office 1115 MAIN ST., SECURITY BU)G , ' BRIDGEPORT, CONN. Send Postal for Booklet on Patents. For Ste.