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Household Help Wanted!
a 4 a There is a famine in household help in mo tof the cities and towns of the state of Wash- vJLjI. ington, and especially in the city of Seattle, the largest town in the state. The crying demand m£mNm> for good household help is so general in Seattle that at least 1,000 girls in excess of what are T—T already employed in the city could be placed in good positions at wages ranging from $25 to * $30 per month, and in some instances even higher than that, the next day after they reached F y y the city. THE SEATTLE REPUBLICAN is preparing to issue a special edition under the 1 JL ThJ caption of >. -M-^ I THE NORTHWEST NEGRO PROGRESS NUMBER, T^\ which will be sent in large numbers to- the Jamestown Exposition for free distribution in the -■—-/ I Negro building, and the help situation might be greatly relieved ii^this section by a great num- ) ber of families wanting help placing "want advertisements" in this special edition. * THE NiLMBER J— * will contain pictures of a hundred or more horn 33 of Negroes in this state. It will likewise con- j I tain the pictures of a hundred or more Negro msn and women more or less prominent in the j* J— -* various localities of the state in which they reside, and through those channels many copies of v the special will find their way back East, wher3 they will be eagerly read by friends and rela- . Y v tives. With such opportunities staring them in the face, they may make up their minds to 7 ' come West at once and seek such employmen: cs they find advertised. J^J . The proposition iz worthy of your most ear.iest consideration, and the investment might *, O] mean a lasting benefit to the entire community. For further particulars call at the office of 7 ' The Seattle Republican, 215 Marion Street, or call up Main 305, and some one from the office <^ will call on you, or write to • * f U* THE SEATTLE REPUBLICAN, ]' 215 Marion Street. . Main 305. COLORED HELP OBTAINABLE! The New York Herald qualifies the Greater Black Patti Troubadours as follows: "Sissieretta Jones, better known perhaps as "Black Patti," is the star of a company of colored performers this week. Miss Jones is a singer with a large reputation, and is heralded as being the greatest of her race. She has a well cultivated soprano voice of good range, and there is much natu ral sweetness in her tones, particular ly those of her middle and lower regis ter. She sings quite a number ef se lections —both classical and otherwise —each being received with due appre ciation and roundly applauded. Among the other features is a farci cal comedy and a long olio of variety performances. The musical comedy is a laughable absurdity entitled "A Roy al Coon." There is little plot, but this shortcoming is made up by large quantities of laughable predicaments, and a profusion of swell and smartly dressed musical numbers, the latter being particularly well rendered by "Jolly" John Larkins, "The Giant Premier of Colored Comedians," and an exceptionally drilled chorus is said to be the best which has been heard in a New York theatre this season. Among the new features in this sea son's show is a condensed version of Planquette's "Chimes of Normandy," with Black Patti in the famous role of "Germaine." All the specialties in "A Royal Coon" are new and up-to date, and the vaudeville numbers in clude offerings by Harry and Ethel Kraton, the wonderful hoop rollers; "Jolly" John Larkins in "A Royal Coon" and "Goose Bone Man;" Lizzie Wallace in "A Coon of Pedigree;" Ma rie Lacals in "Colleen Bawn;" "Flirt ing Song," by the Troubadours' Double Sextette; Al F. Watts in "A Dixie Boy," and others. • The Troubadours are announced to THE SEATTLE REPUBLICAN appear at the Seattle Theatre start ing Sunday matinee, March 10th, with special matinees on Thursday and Sat urday. If you want to see a musical show that is really clever, some comedians &v> 1&:::■ ■■■::;. J?^ ' v'" H - I 1 r^ **&} « 'BLACK PATTX" that can make you laugh, pretty girls that can sing and dance as though they • liked it, and a hundred other things.that you will like, then don't miss seeing the Zinn Musical Comedy Company, now playing at the Lyric Theatre. The bill the present week is "The Telephone Exchange," which is mak ing a big impression, and it is safe to say the players will be greeted with large houses during the entire engage ment, which promises to continue in definitely. A feature of the bill this week is the cake walk in the second act. Beginning with a matinee next Sun day the offering will be "The Jolly Musketeers," an adaptation of Offen bach's famous comic opera, "The Grand Duchess." It is a musical com edy in two acts, which is said to offer all the principals splendid opportuni ties to be heard and seen in many bright and catchy musical numbers, of which some twenty are introduced. The comedy parts will be in the hands of Gus. Mortimer, J. W. Clifford and Horace Mann, who have demon strated their ability the past two weeks. Frances Grey, Gad. Franks, Sadie Ainsley and Jessie Brown will also have congenial roles. The cos tumes will all be new and the usual light effects will be shown. Other matinees will be given on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The New Black Patti Troubadours Headed by the Original Black Patti At the SEATTLE THEATER One week, starting bunday Matinee, March 10; Matinees Thursday and Sat urday. PRICES-Night 15 to 50c Matinees 10 & 20c