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THE WASHINGTON TBIES, THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1913.
a ABOHNWILLPUTON POPULAR i "Madam Butterfly" 'and Verdi's "II Trovatore" To Be Sung at National Next Week. For the second week In Washington, the Aborn English Grand Opera Com pany, at the New National Theater; announces two of the charming operas which belong to that limited category known as the popular classics, "Mad am Butterfly" and "II Travatore." Puccini's exquisite "Madam Butter fly" will be suns Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights, and at the Wednes day matinee. The libretto of this charming work follows closely the story of the drama of the same name by David Belasco and John Luther Long, and Puccini's magnificent score perfectly matches, in its exquisite beau ty and countless melodies, the story of the opera. For the special Memorial Day matinee and Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights, and the Saturday matinee Verdi's ever popular "II Tra vatore" will be given. This ojera con tains a great wealth of melody, and its story is replete with romance, action, and heart interest. In the cast for both "Madam Butter fly" and "II Travatore" the prima donna sopranos will be Ivy Scott and Alda Hemml; the contraltos, who wl.I be heard at alternating performances, are Elaine De Sellem and Margaret JarmanJ the tenor honors will be di vided between Henry Taylor and Leonid Saaooloff. Others in the double cast will be Florence Coughlan, soprano: Francis J. Tyler, basso; Louis De An gelo. and Lewys James, baritones. The famous gymnasium scene in "The Amazons," as it will be produced at the Columbia Theater next week, by the Columbia Players promises to be one of the most talked of scenes pre sented upon the local stage in many months. The costumes that have been designed for the fair gymnasts are won derfully beautiful, the scene itself Is real'stic and the lines and situations provided by Arthur Wing Pinero insure lts rating as one of the best comedy1 scenes In modem drama. If one may Judge from the manner In which the play has been received In London, and by the success being at tained by it at the Empire Theater, New York, with Billle Burke as Tom my Belturbet, it is better appreciated by the audiences of today than it was In 18S4 when it proved the biggest of the Daniel Frohman. Lyceum Theater triumphs. In addition tn th mnal Thursday and Saturday matinees there will be an extra one on Friday, by rea son of Decoration Day, and still an other Tuesday afternoon. This last one will be a benefit to Six Walker, who probably may never rise from his bed I as a result of an accident to him while employed on the stageof another local theater. As everything- has been .contributed the entire receipts of the performance will be his. V "Merely MaryAnn." that charmingly whimsical comedy by Israel Zangwill, which served Eleanor Robson as a tarring vehicle for several successful seasons both .Jn this country and in England, will be the offering of the Poll Players next week. The title role should prove a highly effective part tor Miss Jewel. It is one of "much ro mantic charm and at the same, time a. distinctive " character, tudy. not a mere "peaches and' cream" heroine Mary Ann is a young serving girl in the same household where a disap pointed young' musician Is boarding. She falls in love with the'muslcian and he eventually discovers her adoration by accident. A fascinating love episode develops and the two young people have planned an elopement when suddenly a fortune S left to Mary Ann by a relative who dies In America. A misunderstanding follows and Mary Ann departs for the continent. The last act takes placo five years later, after Mary Ann has become a brilliant woman of the world and the -musician -is the lien of the hour as the most successful operatic composer In England. The two young persons meet and discover that all their success and good fortune have not changed their hearts. The denou ment is effected through means of a very clever conceit on the part of tho author. The success of the wonderfully realis tic Captain Scott polar motion pictures and lecture at the Belasco has been a sensation In Washington, and bespeaks for the 'theater-goers of this city fine discretion. It is indeed very seldom that such truly remarkable films have been recorded, and for that reason the presentation of these in conjunction with the splenlld lecture by Ernest Torrence are winning the approval of me vast majority. L. Stoddard xaylor. manager of the Belasco, has used every effort to get an extension of the present engagement. having even cabled to London for that purpose, but was unable to do better than get an extra performance, which will be given next Sunday night. Commencing Sunday, Chase's Theater will present an attractive and varied program of features In motion photog raphy. The subjects for the famous Edison talking pictures will be "The Hedstrongs." an hilarious farce portray ing the difficulties and laughable effects of family squabbles, and "A Few Shamrocks From Ireland." a pleasing and interesting mixture of the ballads, reels. Jigs, and repartee of the Emerald Isle. Of equal Importance will be the fea ture Kinemacolor photoplays in nature's own colors. Monday. Tuesday, and Wednesday there will be shown the wonderful photo-dramatlzatlon of "The Scarlet Letter," Hawthorne's famous novel, in three reels. "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Robert Louis Stevenson's weird studv of dual personality, will be displayed Thursday. Friday, and Satur day in two reels. In addition to these features ate the posltli-elv first-run "black and white" dramas from the leading studios of the East and West, which will be chanced dally. Continuous performances from 1 p. m. to 11 p. m. weekdays and from 3 p. m. to 10:30 p. m. Sundays. A musical bill of varied and enjoyable novelties Is the announcement of the Cosmos Theater for next week. Three big numbers are promised In Whitney's Operatic Dolls, declared the novelty of the season, featuring five little figures with human heads and voices. Spo kany. the boy violin virtuoso, and the Five Musical MacLarens, a famous musical family from -Scotland. In a splendid Instrumental offering. Supplementing these features will come Coakley. McBrlde, and Mllo. the blackface minstrels, who made a 'it at the Cosmos a few weeks ago; "- ""n and Wlllard. in a sensational skating and acrobatic "bumpety b. comedy feature, and Reded and H exponents. of song and saucy rcpart Margo's Mannlkins. an elaboi. marionette comedv. will share hie honors with Louis Bates and company' t production of "His Mother." a farce comedy of college life, with special scenic effects, at the Casino Theater next week. Mr. Bates will appear in the dramatic offering as the Mother, a unique . characterization. The novelties and rollicking revelry of the cabaret will be featured In the efferlnjr of the Three Dreamers, a new combination tor Washington; Wlllisch, a juggler, whose work is accompanied by amusing patter, will give a juggling exhibition; Hurst, "Watts, and Hurst, the travesty trio, will give a burlesque of grand opera and musical comedy. and "uranam. copes, and (jullen Dined as ragtime reactionaries," are expected to give a comical musical act. Concert Tom orrow By the U. S. Soldiers' Home Bud, Bandstand from 4 to 5:20 p. m. JOHN S. M. 7JMMERMANN. Director. March. "The Adjutant" Weldon Overture, "Norma" Bellini Serenade, "Lola" Friedemann Selection, "The Quaker Girl" Monckton Negro oddity, "De Possum and de Coon" ...Gilbert Medley of Popular Songs, "Rem- Ick's Hits, No. 12" Lampe Filipino Waltz, "Pepa T Chatlng" Aurello Finale, "Oh. Tou Circus Day" Monaco "The Star-Spangled Banner." DOMESTIC SUGAR BULLETIN NO. 28 t I I Folk Dancing at School Children's Fete E&a an iiffiii Glen Echo Park Is Damaged By Storm Glen Echo Park's management Is hoping that the trial opening last night of the resort is not a sample of what to expect Saturday, when the season Is formally Inaugurated. Shortly after tho lights were turned on and the amuse ments started In order to see that all was ready for the start of the season, a heavy thunder shower struck the park and the downpour lasted for half an hour. Heavy wind and lightning did some damage, and today an additional force was put to work making repairs. The greatest havoc was done on the new gyroplane, which was struck by lightning, and there Is a possibility that It will not be In running order by Satur day. It Is expected, however, that bv quick work It will be put into commission on time and everything else will be ready for the big opening day. Should the weather be favorable a record-breaking crowd is looked for Saturday. Sunday, the first of the series of con certs by the Soldiers' Home Band, will be given. Free admission, which In cludes two films of the newest motion pictures, and many other features, will be the rule as in the past. Charles O. Mills' Orchestra will play for the dan cers In the big pavilion, and all of the attractions that made Glen Echo so popular last year, will be found again. jA "TMK Senator James, of Kentucky, now ScljfS "The Democratic platform declared for Free Sugar." Congressional Record, May 19, 1913. Senator Williams, of Mississippi, said, during the cam- Pl" "There is not the slightest anticipation in the mind of any intelli gent man that sugar will be placed upon the free list, not even if a Democratic Senate and a Democratic House and a Democratic President come into power." Congressional Record, July 27, 1912. Get The Facts. Congress Slighted Him; Hence Cyclone and Flood The Nebraska tornado and tho Ohio floods were visited upon the people be cause Aaron Prioleau has been dis criminated against by the House of Representatives according to Prioleau's own version. Prioleau has been a per iodical contestant for a seat In the House from the First Carolina district, basing the majority of his contests on the ground that his opponent was elect ed because of the disfranchisement of voters, mainly colored men. A contestant Is allowed $2,000 for his expenses, but after Prioleau had drawn this amount for a couple of times, the House tightened its purse strings. All of Prioleau's contests have been thrown out. He has now written a letter to members of the House declaring that the treatment accorded him caused the visitation of divine wrath upon Ne braska and Ohio. Calls Southern Society. Congressman Richmond P. Hobson, president of the Southern Society, has called a special meeting of the society to be held at Confederate Memorial Home, 322 Vermont avenue northwest, tonight at 8:15 o'clock. Domestic Sugar Producers, 322 Colorado Building, Washington, D. C. CHILDREN PETE IS GREAT SUCCESS Seven Thousand Unite in Pageant of Physical Exer cises at Baseball Field. Before school this morning and again at recess excited grade school children talked and shouted of the play fete and field day which 7,000 of their num ber staged at the American League Ball Park yesterday ..afternoon. Im promptu races are being run In the 1 school yards today, small heads are pjuuuiiiK iui jiejti year s neia iesuvu and those who took part In the first field day and those who did not aro equally determined to be participants In 1914. For the first pageant of this kind given by the physical training department of the Public Schools of the District was an unqualified success enjoyed by those who looked on and by those who danced, raced or drilled. Henry Wclnsteln, of the Gales School, Is almost as big a hero at that Institute of learning today as Is Capt. Elbert T. Nash at McKlnley High, for Welnsteln proved the fastest runner in the sixty-yard dash. Wclnsteln up'.ield the honor and prowess of the Aortn west yesterday and It was Just as well he did, for the Northeast captured the sectional relay race, the Northwest getting second, the Southwest third and the Southeast being fourth. Some Frogs. The southwest, however, was better than third by two places in two events. When it comes to leapfrogging the boys from the river side of the Mall are the best In the city, and the southwest little girls' relay team won the shuttle race, which was one of the wildest and most exciting events of the day. The field day program was given with out hitch, tug. Jar. Jerk, or strain. The lowering skies, which grew steadily more threatening throughout the after noon, almost, but not quite, wrecked the last number of the program, the mass dumb-bell drill by 900 eighth graders. Anxious mothers sitting in the grand stand decided that Mary Harry. Al gernon, and Ethelbcrta were likely to be rained on If they were not rescued from the open and taken home. One or two of the most anxious mothers went out on the field bent on rescuing their progeny from the Impending wetting. Other anxious mothers, fired by the example, followed. But. the day was saved. Captain Doyle, of the Eighth pre cinct, thinking the while it was like a militant demonstration In London, mar shaled his men and coaxed and ordered the anxious mothers back Into the stand. Then the drill went on to suc cessful conclusion. After this all the 7.000 assembled on the field, and, facing the box where sat Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter of the President, and Superintendent Da vidson, sang America. Soon after the 12.000 adults and 7.000 children had left the park rain fell. Some children got wet. but no fatalities or grave colds were reported to school headquarters today. Dances and drills went off with vim and verve. Small feet smote the turf with rhythmic grace, and small arms waved in precise tempo. Weil co-ordinated skill was shown In the big drills, and the games and con tests furnished tremendous excitement. The fete was conducted under the su pervision of Dr. Rebecca Stoneroad. di rector of tho department of physical training. She was assisted by her regular corps and 303 teachers of the elementary grades. The staff of the director of the department aided Dr. Stoneroad In the Immense task of ar ranging the details of the field day. Its Personnel (nrludiwl ft T3..ti fihr lle. grand field marshal; Miss Elsie Sanders. Miss C. Belle Myers. Miss Imo gene Stockett, Miss Grace Houchen. Miss Mildred Perrle. Miss Mildred Clarke, and Miss Elizabeth Lacey. .Houston and Wood Break Speaking Date E. R. Alden Is the official rpnro.nnt,. tlve of the Washington Harvard Club for the annual meeting of the Asso ciated Harvard Clubs in St. Louis to morrow ana Saturday. MaJ. Gen. Leonard Wood and Secre tary of Agriculture Houston were scheduled to be speakers at the ban quet Saturday night but hnh H?2l found it impossible to attend haVe Fort Myer Heights School Gets a Flag As a means of stlrrinr natrinti,. ..t ? , theThearta the children of the Fort Myer Heights School. Camp No. 4. of the Society of the Patriots of Amer ftag. K,VCn the "ch001 an American -Following e Presentation exerrU. Founded in Not All Sizes in $1 Corsets at 69c Corsets of ba tiste or coutll, with garters at tached; also some corsSet waists Included. Main Floor Bargain Tables. Your Money Buys Most at Lansburgh's Friday LINENE COATS For Automobiling or Traveling $1.33 Tou will never expend $1.33 to better advantage than in investing in one of these Long: Llnene Coats. Completely covers up the dress. Choice of two styles. Fasten up high at the neck or with lapels, turn-back cuffs, pocket, and finished with pearl buttons. Only a limited quantity so hurry tor one Friday. Second Floor Suit Section. Portieres and Curtains For Summer Use TAMATIVE SUMMER POR TIERES. In attractive cross stripes in light and dark green, brown, red, and combination of green and red. Dainty and cool look ing. $1.00 values. A pair, Q Friday, only UOC NET SASH CURTAINS. 2tf yards long, on bobblnet foundation, edged wltn imitation Cluny lace. Choice of white or Arab. $1.75 value. Special Friday, a J1 nn pair 9J.4t7 3rd Floor Upholstery Section. Boys' Clothing Bargain Lots Boys' Norfolk Pleated and Double Breasted Suits, sizes 6 to 17 years and Sailor or Russian Blouse Suits In sizes 3 to 9 years. Materials are all wool casslmeres, fancy worsteds and cheviots. Worth up to $4.50. Choice, tf- QQ Friday M.0 Boys' Straw Hats, all shapes and sizes. OF Worth up to $1.00. To close at. choice tO Boys' Blue Derlm Overalls, sizes up to 14, well made. Worth 50c Choice tomorrow 1J- Boys' Wash Suits, sizes 3 to 6 years, includ ing chTmbrays and galatea cloth, sailor blouse and military styles. Values 9Sc. To close A Of Friday odds and ends at fxt Boys.' Khaki and Linen Pants, sizes 5 to 17. extra quality. Well m-ide. 73c values. AQg Choice Friday, a pair IOC 3rd floor Beys' Clothing. Another Lot of Those 9x12 ft. Jap Matting Rugs, $1.95 S3.98 Values Full floor size 9 by 12 ft. stenciled in Oriental and floral designs. ...., The price tomorrow is but $1.95. Third Floor Floor Coverings. 8jc Yard for WASH GOODS Worth Up to 25c Yard Going to makf- up summer frocks for our-clf and the children' Then' como tomorrow and select lcnKths from tho Wash Goods of fer 1 at HUc a yd You will Unci voiles, llnen-flnlsh suitings, cannon cloth. Iongcloth, dimities, lawns, and other weaves In white and colors, and lengths suitable for any purpose. Main Floor Sth ht. Annex Wayh Goods Section. COAL MINE CONTROL BY Operators Closely Allied With Railroads, Census Office Experts Declare. Of the entire coal output of the Uni ted States In 1900, the last census year, nearly one-half was mined by operators known to be closely affiliated with rail roads or Industrial concerns. Producers connected with railroads mined mora than one-fourth of the total coal pro ductlon. and more than three-fourta of the total production of anthracite. The coal mining subsidiaries of iron and steel companies produced about one tenth of the total tonnage, and those of other industrial concerns nearly as much. These are the official figures of the Census Office, compiled for the thirteenth decennial census of the uni ted States. Eleven concerns, each of which re ported 100.000 acres and more of anthra cite holdings, together held nearly X 700.000 acres, or almost more than one third of the total acreage in the United States; 130 operators each reporting over 10,000 acres, together hold 6.600,000 arces, or two-thirds of the total. Pennsylvania still holds pre-emlnance as the coal State, having all the an thracite and the lion's share of all bi tuminous coal in the United States. The total production of coal In the census year was 460,000.000 tons. 81. 000.000 anthracite and 379.000,000 bitumin ous. The total value of all products of the Industry was 1377.143.000. and the 1860 B ED FIGURES mmp Another Lot of $1.00 WASH SKIRTS at 66c Good-fitting skirts and good-looking skirts. Ma terials are white or natural color llnene. black-and-white checks, and black, or dark blue with white dots; made In prevailing- style. Hot weather makes the purchase of several of these Inexpensive skirts advisable. Main Floor Bargain Tables. Two Lots of Ribbon Lengths Very good picking tomorrow from these ribbon remnants. RIBBONS, including Moires. Sat ins, and Taffetas; widths, 4 and 5 Inches; all colors. 25c and 29c a yard qualities. Tomorrow, inv,. a yard, only JL 7C WASH RIBBONS. 5-yard bunches, Nos. 14 and 2 widths; In white, light blue, pink, and laven- Q9 der. Friday, a bunch O 71, Main Floor Bargain Tables. ' Tke SAMPLE Ob WUck He Was Values Up to $4, Choice . . Vvj CHAMBRAY DRESSES, FOR 99c Extraordinary Values A splendid lot of Chambray Dresses in blue or natural color to sell tomorrow for 99c. Girls can be fitted from 14 to 20 years of age. Women can be fitted who wear sizes 34 to 40. These are made with round or square collars and turn-back cuffs edged in Val. lace and have piping of black-and-white at the waist line. 2nd Floor Dress Section. Such cool looking rugs for summer use, and they save their price by sav ing wear and tear on your more expen sive rugs. Now Buy Linoleums At 29c Yd. Qualities Worth 59c and 75c Remnant lengths to be sure, but such good ones that thev can be used for any purpose. Lengths vary 2 to 4 yds. and many designs can be matched up. so that suf ficient quantity can be had for a room. Buy while the price is so low I9c a yd. 3rd floor Floor coverings. sSfe& net expenses. J33O.359.O0O, of which four fifths was for wages and salaries. The census reports show a marked de gree of control by large producing or ganizations. In the anthracite industry nine mines, each having a value of product exceeding 33.000.000. together re ported, nearly three-fourths of the total value of anthracite. How to Make Your Hair Beautiful Tea Mtaates) Home Treatment Works Wonder. Stop Falllaa- Hair. I tea la Scalp aad Dandruff, a ad Makes the Hair Soft. BrU llaat, I.aatruaa aad Fluffy. Better than all the so-called "hair tonics" In the world is a simple oil fashioned home reclDe cona'stin? of plain Bay Rum. Lavona (de Composee), and a little Menthol Crystals. These three mixed at home in a few minutes work wonders with any scalp. Try it Just one night and see. Get from your druggist 2 oz. Lavona. B oz. Ray Rum. and H dr. Menthol Crystals. Dissolve the Crystals In the Bay Rum and pour In an 8 ox. bottle. Then add the La vona, shake well, and let it stand for an hour before using. Apply It by put ting a little of the mixture on a soft cloth. Draw this cloth slowly through, the hair, taking just one small itrand at a time. This cleanses the hair and scalp of dirt. dust, and excessive oil. and makes the hair delightfully soft, lustrous, and fluffy. To stop the hair from falling and to make it grow again rub the lotion briskly Into tho scalp with the finger tips or a medium stiff brush. Apply night urd morning. A few days use and you cannot find a single loose or straggling hair. They will be locked on your scalp as tight as a vise. Dandruff will disappear and Itching cease. In ten days you will find fine downy new hairs sprouting tip all over your scalp, and this new hair will grow with wonderful rapidity. Any druggist can sell you the above. The-.prescription Is very Inexpensive and we know of nothing so effective and certain In Its results. Advt. WeaMeJM6?Mmu and 75c Fabric! Gloves, 29c Short gloves and some 12 and 16-button,1 lengths or Iisie, or silk, in brok-. en sizes. Bargain Taiilea-A 10c and 25c for STAMPED PIECES worth up to $1 All odds and ends, but can be used to advantage. In the lot In addition to Stamp ed Tan Centers, Pillow Tops, Shams, and Scarfs, we have some Renaissance centers. Any you may fancy at 10c or 25c displayed on special tables. Main Floor Art Embroidery Section 8th St. Annex. Maker Had Jnat 100 TRIMMED HATS Willing to Take a Los -Beaee -! Values Up to ,$2 w- $7.50, Choice, These trimmed hats had served their purpose as samples or models from which others had been made, so were sold at ridiculously low prices. TOU RECEIVE THE BENEFIT. Late styles, of chip, milan. and hemp, in the season's best shapes. Including large and small effects In al most every color brought out this season. Remember that $L00 buys Friday. Trimmed Hats worth up to $4.00 and $2.00 buys Trimmed Hats worth up to $7.50. This sale will interest YOU. 2nd floor Millinery Sec tion. 12ic to 18c GINGHAMS, 9c Yard The best of Ginghams included in tomorrow's remnant offering at He a yd. All color stripes, plaids, and checks. Lengths vary 1 to 5 yds. Tou can. by coming early, buy the ISc qualltv at 9c a yd. Many uses for this Gingham always. Main Floor Sth Gingham Section. St. Annex 9-i f -t t ,,t? iS