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THE MMER: APRIL 10, 1916 '
t ii & 1 to Trrt i 1 1
Heralded as vaudeville's most de
" lightful juvenilo offering, the Seven
Kutei -Komieal Kids will top-the pro
gram at Poli's the first half of the
week; in a dainty musical") comedy
idea styled "At The Party." produced
by William Foolfender who has given
many artistic treats to vaudeville, "At
The Party" introduces a sextette 'of
clever entertainers, the peer of whom
have never been seen here. The offer
ing ' is elaborately" staged.
Miss Ethel Barrymore, America's
favorite actress, will he seen in her
greatest photoplay effort "The Kiss of
Hate." This unusual drama of love
and intrigue offers Miss Barrymore
wonderful - opportunities for those
many talents that have endeared . her
to thousands of admirers. The film
play is in five parts and tells a most
interesting1 story. , I
A special extra feature in the vaudeville-
bill brings here Charles and Fan
nieVVan in their variety sk.it, "Beg,
Borrow and Steal." while the added,, at
traction offers the Swarta Bros. & Co.,
!in their famous . pantomimic . novelty
"The Broken Mirror."
Other attractive . numbers . in the
ivaudeville bifl include: Katherine
iMcConnell,-in songs; DaT Ferguson,
'a. funny fellow in a humorous mono-,
jlogue; and Labelle & Williams, in a
) dancing and acrobatic novelty. . .
"The1 iaryan,"; a'flro part Triangle
' production and one of the moat thrill
ing melo-dramatio masterpieces ever
released will be the starring vehicle
of WiHiam S. Hart,! the famous "bad
man" of the screen at the Plaza the
Are half of . the week conamencins
with today's matinees. - The. story of
"The Aryan". is Mnifrue in more ways
than one and during' the showing' of
lthe i enttrfe'ftve l reela of film there is
E nbpne.dujB'nibmeht. , Hart has the
I vjw v.u9 , M - :
t-phyeique, ' -j whose nature v has been
soured .- wwara iiu wvuuui-ttmu
through the trickery of a dance hall
Sir, and he determines to devote his
Bf a to wreak his revenge upon mem
toers of the fair 'sex. . How his reform
ination is brought about by the sim
ple trust placed in him" by a gentle,
fearlesau,!jouBg girl. 1 thrtUIngly told
la this-wonderful play, .p.r.'i f n ?
A. screamingly " funny ' Keystone
comedy in two parts will fb shown in
addition to the Hart picture. t,
The Adas Troupe, i a sextette of
. daredevil aerial gymnasts will head
I line the vaudeville program ' with an
offering, the. like of which, ; for sheer
; sensationalism, has never "been wit
i neseed'tby a local audience. , The cast
Is composed of? four pretty and shape
; ly young women and two men and
their feats, are nothing short of ,mar
"" veloasw ,'. '
Morgan, Dickinson & Shrader, a. trio
ot capable entertainers and a piano
will be see- nin a classy singing and
piano offering tha- , should win them
; instant favor. i ;
- Doshe and Russell known to; vaude
ville lovers' as "The Musical Hailroad
ers" -have -i something new in musical
fantasies to 'present and many pleas
ing novelties- are Introduced . , ,
. Earl and Sunshine; a pair -of capti
vating beauties with .cultured voices
that they know how-to use to the best
advantage wiJI be seen In a -dainty
singing and dancing diversion that has
; made them .popular favorites wher
, -vr they have 'appeared. ; -
, Victor Moore, who recently created
' Such a sensation in the Jesse I Las-,
ky, production of "Chlmmia - Fad den
Out West" wilt toe seen afc the Em
i pire, theatre today and tomorrow, in
"The Race," supported by Anita
Sling, the Paramount Girl, and an ei
ceilent Xsky casti
' " f!The Race" is a tfcrllHnr drama.
1 founded-, -upon. .Miss . King's recent
j transcontinental motor , trip, ; which
- she made absolutely alone from Los
Angeles to New York city. .
j Her. entire trip was fined with
I thrilling incidents, many of which are
I incorporated in the picture and were
. filmed at the- exact locality in which
they happened. x During -the photo
' ; graphing of the picture Miss Kins was
.Injured seweral times. " '
The product ion was made under the
.direction of George H. Melford, of the
X&ky Company,, and i. said to be
on ,of the; most unusual as well as ar-
tistlc pictures the LAskjr Company has
, !ever-.:prodtjoed. . '
' In addition, to 'Anita Klnew are Tle-
tor Moore surrounded by ( a east of
j unusual xceHent, iactuding such
j prominent actors , as Robert Bradbury,
, jWMliam Dale, Horace B. Carpenter1,
Mrs. Louis McCord, Jane. Wolf and
.other members of the Lasky all-star
, orga.Triga.f1on.; . Numerous other photo
piaiiwilietwi'Bhoiwrti Regnlar pro
crasn -chanad 'daijyi k 1
BriJGporir Mo.st lopularPlayi
SUPERB PROGRAM FOR MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
THE FAMOUS "BAD MAN" OF THE SCREEN IN A THRILLING FIVE
4 V PART TRIANGLE PLAY
Hart has a remarkable role as The Rugged man of The Plains who has grown to
hate all woman-kind. How his reformation is brought about by a mere slip of
a girl is thrillingly told in this wonderful picture that grips your interest from
the start. . . . '.'-;'','.,, '
A SEPTETTE OF DARE-DEVILS
Presenting the Most Sensational Aerial Gymnastic Act in the World. A Posi-
v tive Thriller. "
B0SHE-.&' RUSSELL :
"THE MUSICAL RAILROADERS"
In a Refined, Artistic, and Amusing
Novelty You'll Enjoy
-EARL & SUNSHINE .
V TWO DAINTY DAMSELS
In a Classy Diversion of New Songs and
: Pretty Dances
IVlor gran, Oickinsoii & Shrader
Three Clever Chaps and a Piano in a Nifty Offering
A SCREAMING 2 PART KEYSTONE COMEDY ''
PIANIST TO PLAY
FOR WAR RELIEF
Paderewski Recital Will Take
, Place at Park Theatre .,'
May -2. .
Seat Sale Now On at Steinert's for ;
PARK THEATRE, BPT., TUES , MAY 2
fS . m a a C
FEATURE PHOTO PLAYS
Matinees 10c; Doors Open at 1; Vaudeville at 2; Evenings 10c, 15c, 25c;
Two Complete Shows at 6:30 and 8:S0 p. m. : : : : ;
Vaudeville's Greatest Juvenile Offering
7 KUTE KOMICAL KIDS 7
In The Musical Melange
Introdncine. trie Cleverest "Kid" Enter
tainers Ever Seen pn The Stage. Here.
A MERRY WHIRL OF MELODY AND MIRTH
IN TWO SPRIGHTLY, SNAPPY SCENES.
in the wonderful drama
of Love and Intrigue
' presented In
5 Gripping- Reels 5
This big feature will be shown
after the matinees and twice
every evening. : : j :
Extra Added Feature
Chas; aed Fahnlc Van
' ' In The Variety Skit -
"BEG, BORROW AND STEAL"
Special Added Attraction
Swariz Bros. & Co
In The Pantomimic Novelty
THE BROKEN MIRROR"
- . .
PER GUSO N
In Songs and Talk
APRIL 24 5-26
CHAR LEY CHAPL I N
In the Burlesque ' ' CARMEN"
APRIL 17 18 19
THE FASHION SHOW
A Million Dollar Spectacle
,', That the great PaderewslU. ia to in
elude Bridgreport in his present Amer
ican tour is a bit of nevrs that Is be
ing . received in nmsical , Bridgeport
wth interest and ; enthusiasm. - Pad-
erewstel will toe heard at the .Park the
atre on Tuesday evening. May 2, under
the auspices of the Relief ' Committee
of Poland to which the receipts ,of the
engagements - will be tendered.
Local activity of this -.-lief commit-
Tonight, the Orat ' perforeuuiM on
any stage wijl bo given of 'Ttm Prloce
lot Oranstark" by Cecil looser s.nd
her enlarged company at th Lyric,
-and tiimanagmet. promise an ela
lorat.' aad oomplAtA. ;esnjic : and oom-
dtaraio equipment in this ofCerlngr of
;Oeoi8 Barr McCtiteluaon'a lsttes. and
. Imost lnaptring aeries of ht -world
!famoti "Graustarlt womancea, wlilch
wblle fanciful, as to t?teir -wrttins-.
ucoastruotion; eto.. nevrtlieleas possess
ah (opeMbnndtaet ot loVte nd heart.
; Interest, bm well am a narrative suffi
ciently absorbing1 to ct'lime arouse
one's deepest enthusiasm, PartioaUur
yaa toc thlf tafit a.fr.t to thto week's
play, '(Tho Prince ' ot Graastark",
which is considerably . mor modem
in conception and construction. . and
yet it retain pointa ' of romance
equally as Impressive aa that posses
sed in either of the preceding aerlala,
"Chranetark'.' or "Beverly of ; Orau
irtftrk" : ; In the unique part of "Be
delia Guile?," the little star. Miss Ce
cil Spooner, will have a captivating, aa
well aa quite different character from
v any in which she has yet appeared,
full of buoyancy, brilliancy, sparkling
lines, and just a dash of romantic
'nature. Pell Trenton, as 'Prince
liobta,'! ruler of the mythical land
ot Grautark" . -will hare- , ideal
part, in which this popular young
t leading man should exeJ himself, in
fact every member ot ' tHm regular
.company, as well am ttx& W n-
saged members will be ea in a
splendid line of parts and oonxidm'ln
tte aot . that JJee Morrison, one 4 of
Broadway's foremost producers . wiii
flu pervle the pradaoUon, n4 with
Clyde Armsfcrong'8 uual expert diree
tloo, R. Crawford Benjamin's superb
soenio efforts, the getu-ral work of the
0tmm crew, eto., should make "The
Prlaoe of Graustark" a , splendid at
traction this week, I
........ . "K" i
JAIf IGNACB PADEREWSKI.
tee under, the presidency of Dr. B. 1.
Smykowski of 405 Eamiuft avenue,
has been a matter of more than, pass
ing notice and through its efforts
nearly $2,000 was sent to Switzerland
in January of this year ' alone. The
Paderewski recital is brought here .by
this committee and together witfc the
material Increase of the fund will.
mean a rare musical treat for ;the city.
Sale of seats for the coming event
ia now. In progress at Steinert's music
store, , .
FAF4KIE " WARD AT -
WPST EJD TODAY
at Park Theatre, April 12, 1916
' ( 0HST BOOT AT 8:15 PROMPT
JOONN Y BRUMMIE, vs
? -; Jersey City : ;
t - v.,
: i 15 KOIJNPS, 133 POUNDS S O'CLOCK , .
. ' i ,? ' ; ' SEMI-FIN Alj ' , ' v. ' . ; :
Cowboy Charlie Sands vs Hnghey Ross
7 jui j?aso, Texas ? uoiumous, u.
t IO BOUNDS, 15 POUNDS . . ' ;
Six Bounds between K. O. FAUTZ of New London
and EAYO MORAN of Bridgeport
Pour Bounds between EDDIE KELLY of 1 Bridge
port and KID PBOTO of New Haven, 116 pounds
. MATCHMAKER MARK (PUCKEY) HOLMES
T -. REFEREE JOE TERRY LEE . '
; , ANNOUNCER FRANK RRAITHWAITE
TIMER MICHAELF. O'CONNOR .
TJNDEB AUSPICES OF -LIBERTY A. 0.
CHAS. DQJJNGHAM Presents
Wafcli Your Step
MRS.' VERNON CASTfjE, FRANK
TBSNEY, BERNARD GRANVuXB
Mnsic by Irving Berlin .
: Staged by R. H. Burngido f
The. Orisrinal Company of JOO Peo
ple As Played at New Amsterdam
Theatre. New York City : :. : , :
PRICES 50o to $2.00
. SEATS NOW ON SAtE -
Thurs., Fri. and Sat. This
Week, Daily Matinee
GUS HlXflS Big Surprise Show '
"5 O P 15 OP IiE 5 0 ;
Oirls Galore With
Pete Curie v & Frank Lynch
and hurlesque as It should A
show with a "pnncn." ah lfir
from start to ftnish. Also the . '
BIGGEST AND BEST CHORUS OF
Til I". SPIASON . . i . :-
Everyone a "Tender Spring Chick
en, ana "flinging- jliic- vivuic
I v PRICES '
Evenings. . . . JOc, 20e, SOc, BOc, 75o
Matinee, Indies . . lOc in Balcony
y . HOMBOP
Of I R S T R U N
A he. a -r)a mount
U15 TO II P, IS,
MAI'., BEATS 10O
BAIi. 10, ORCH. ISO
-TODAY AND TOMORROW v
LASKY FEATURE SUBJECT
PARAMOUNT MASTER PRODUCTION
V JESSE L. LASKY PRESENTS THE INIMITABLE f.
5 VIGTQR MOORE r
' , A N U. ,
p) 2 ANITA RING '
q ; ' (The Paramount Girl) , x
at In the Thrilling, Exciting Automobile Photo
U -r Drama Extraordinary, Entitled
FIVE BIG ACTS
Good Housing Exposition
AT STATE STREET CASINO
DAILY 1 P. M. TO 10:30P; M:
, ... 4
Every subject kindred to bnildiner la shownlt is iii fact a fairy
land from which yon may secure endless ideas for the future home
Its interest is nniverhl Its scope . tremendously broad.
The Decorations Are Extremely ' Elaborate The
Booth Arrangement Unique The Lighting Gorgeous
; CONCERTS AFTERNOON AND EVENING BY
WHEELER ,& WILSON BAN D
- - Angmented by Well Known Vocal Artists -
v ADMISSION 25 CENTS
Open DaUy to and Ineludins SWfisnrday, April 151
to 0:3O P. M,
T H E A T R e 'Sp-
State St., Near X -V
Clinton Ave. w , X
f 0 " ' . rjf-'-- In a
, O Founded on Miss King's Record Making journey
(( . Across the Continent Alone.. .....
ii n r
I laT K I C
BOOIAI. AND FEKSONAI.
Fannie Ward, the distinguished
star of the Lasky Company, who; re
cently created such a.. furore by her
splendid performance' in the Lasky
production of Hector Turnbull's BTip
pingr story, "The Cheat, -will be seen
at the West End - theatre, on State
street, near jClinton avenue, today, in
the Jesse L, iiasky production of "For
the Defense," a daring detective story
by the same author. In "Fw the De
fense" Miss Ward is seen as Pldele,
a little French novice, fresh from con
vent. How she witnesses a murder
and later is able to secure a confession
from the assassin and free the man
she laves, makes a photodrama of un
usual merit, ' -
Tomorrow Bessie Barriscale in
"Bullets and Brown Eyes," five-act
Triangle picture, Wednesday, Wil
liam Farnum in "Fighting Blood.''
Tel, 2 328-13 Adv.
A. meeting of the Cihthypoint club
was Jiejl Thursday evening- x at the
home of the vie president, Miss Jo
sephine Flynn. 1,412 East Main street.
!A very- pleasant social eveninff was
enjoyed. ' The president, , Miss Pearl
M. Hamilton, will be the hostess of the
club April 87 at her heme, 93 Grant
Twenty-five dollars in sold' was di
vided in prizes among the pupils of
the eostume designingr class taug-ht by
Miss Fayette O, Btrnum, the promin
ent New 'York designer, . at the - Art
Leagus eiwhib-ition, concluded -Saturday
evenintr. Miss Gertrude Field was
awarded the first prise of 10 for the
most beautiful and complete eoetirma,
which included a st&se sown, an
opera cloauk, a tunic and bodice. Miss,
Addie .Harper of Milford, won the
prie for her automobile bonnet, and
a tunic io,-be worn over summer
dresses. Miss Clarice. Petremont was
awarded a prize of $5 for her. garden
dress and Misa Marlon Rutts received
$5. for having the 'best note and serap
beok, Honerabis mention was made
of the work of Mrs. "H. 38, JJambert and
Mrs, Julia Hotnafl. , , .
A pageant depicting the spirit of the
Y. -W. .O. A., will be produced at the
Park theatre on May 16, Misa Grace
Clark is. directing thw pageant which
is the same as the one given in New
York several years ago with, much
SUCCeSS., t. ;-c y'ttt Airti ii n.7
Six inches of enow' fell in many
parts of Pennsylvania and New Jer
sey, ' ' . . . ' -
Subseriptiens to the fourth Hunga
rian war loanwill be opened about
Easter time, .
, piants, ,y
JOHN Ut.OH SO?f.
F O X ,; T ROT
TAUGHT "IN ONE HOUR
TBTRSDAf & FRIDAY EVENINGS
Admissioii, Thursday, S5o; Friday, 50e
Iiesson from 8 to 0
Daneins; till ja o'oixi:k
Quilty's School of Dancing
A. M. WOOSTER, Attorney-at-Ijaw
Iiate Ezamliier tJ. S; Patent Office
HIS MAIN ST.. SECCBrrt BLDG.
g36 FA1KJ1K1D AVENUE
Next Session. April 10 , ,
. College preparatory . elementary
.and advanced subjeots persona U vork
with-; every tudont; "
ffinrollnieni for remainder of year,
very rriuch worth while. TJ1 aj
s IF ' "
NO. 820 MAIN STREET
Water rates for the quarter ending
April 1st, 1918, are NOW DUE and
payable at the office of the Company,
No. 820 Main Street. All bills must be
paid on or before April 15, 1916. )
Business hours on Saturdays from
8 A. M. to 12 M.
Fdr the accommodation of the pub
lic the office will be kept open from
fc A. M. to 8 P. M.
Mondays, Anril 3rd and 10th, 1016
AIjBERT e. LAVKHY.
TJl t Secretary.
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ALL THIS WEEK
. THE UTTLF, STAR OF STOCK
'And her own company of per
manent favorites and ' n Timorous
other added i,pedal players, In
Geo. Barr McCutcheon's latest
- fascinating romance : : : :
First Production On Any Stage I Produced By te Morrison
Third of the Series of Famous McCutcheon "Graostark" Plays
Maninoenf and Complete Scenic and Costume Iqiiipment
Matinees Tues.. Wed., Thurs. and St- Prices IO, SO, SOc Hot Seats 80a
Night Prices IO. 20, 8Q and SOc. Hoi Seats 75o
"Grand Spectacular Revival of the Forever Success
T H E ' TW O O R P HANS
The Famous Kate Claxton Version Greatly Enlarged Csst
Hall. Now Open. For Dates, address V . IT. ISHAM.
Musical Entertainment and Dancing Dally
.FROM 7 TO 12 P. M. IN THE GRILL
Excellent ciiisine at moderate prices.
Entrances Chapel and Congress Sts.