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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDVY, FEBRUARY G, 1916.
12 Twinkling Stars And Satellites Labor and Expense Entailed in Production of "Battle Cry Of Peace." The irinkJns f "The Hnltle Civ of Peace" Ihe, colobintcd "preparedness picture," which boglna lift thltd week , at Moore's Strand TheHtcr today, cli- tailrd no end of labor, thought, iind jexpetine. Commodoio Ulnektou, In com-. (Synopsis of rrcccdinc Chapters.) iciiuiiB upun .nn mm, enici inc pic- Mnrv artrc-F. ii necuted cir inn THE STRANGE CASE OF MARY PAGE By FREDERICK LEWIS, Author of "What Happened to Mary" -Pictures by Essanay "iler jture uii a etiipeiidous tnslc anil ivqulr-( mimls Ofl mnnv innntKa i mvml.iA " l,lln .. .. ..-.-. '"v: , wiui sui .. v.. ..... ....... . ""-., ---,. ..., ...i intoiicaioii rnsi'-, cr !" - Of Pollock, vvaa cm the (Ire eacnpc viateli ln ror ljvntciloii. At Mnrv'a Irlnl rb mpnlta unci hail the revolver Hit ii eld tt-Rllfllea that Xlurj threaten-fil Vol lock dlcr boys looked upon the cpleodrs as ' implicit, .nSii. a liuce Joke ; Physical Culture Responsible for unc .nore oninroij, rnmic ,-crMJii. it i 0f u thoroughly Virions nnttire. I THV little boy who appeared i thcte vveio innny mmislnB Incidents clironlcaUr nfTllcted with mat do 9?r5i,rn?? ln. lL"J, "" .. Tho btt"' J nier. but who aftcrwurd llvod to ion thc rHt 0rty tho nftVy )ad8 n'a B0,. grow up into Americas moai atrfnuoun citizen and ex-Pi evident, Is not the only person who lived to regale the public eye tluoUKh thc aid of physi cal culture. T.tttlc Mis Margaret Edvvarda was as r.lcltly as Theodora ever thouRht of belns tvhen a child, but today thc Is the proud possessor of nn award fiotn the Physical Cu'.turo Socletv of New York for perfect development at the ubc of twelve. Xot to mention tho fact that she Is nulto strong enough, thank you, to draw n man's sized salary from the "World of Pleasure" as a member of "Tho World of PIcasuic." Winter Garden production One Is Inclined to treat widely her alded "perfect Bills" and "modern Venuses" with scoin, but youns Mm r of lluWil Pollock and In df ; JJ1.I "The second day's nroeeedlnn. served to remove all appearances or jest nud at sundown there were n tired .ut of warriors afloat on OvflUr Bay. One old Krlzxlcd veteran retnatked to me, 'Well, I helped Schley put a crimp Into Co vera's fleet ut Santlaco. nnd I've c.iaBed Spaniards pretty Well nil over Cuba, but today lum been thc most strenuous one of my mailtllnn career, and here after pictures on tho soiecu will be pood enough for me' Even CharleH IJIchmnn, as tine a follow and ns ijood an nctor iib bver drew tho brcutlr of life, became peeved when a super In his excitement larded on hli cinnlum with the butt end of his nun, and Inter In Uios plctuio hn laid tin) self snme supei low with a clean swing to the Jaw. The moxiitiltoes made life' mlier- anie to the tiilnij clad dancers aa tney pltoutod in ann uiound thc mendous a, tribute to her but to a system oi pxer" j iMiiinni Mimmiiinvn rrrnnenilv clses evolved bv her mother some ycais Pn,3 .V''!?"' . lJLn)l'c?..-LK?.li?. clses ovolved bv her mother some yeais ago. At that time dato not rurnisneci by press agent the Infant "Mntgarct, and three weeks, was given Just about three hours to live. Just there Mrs. Hdwards outwitted the doctors who had made that diagnosis, started putting the baby through certain exerclupx. and, like all accepted fairy stoiles. Mai Buret lived haopllv ever after. Now the once frail child Is a thing of steeled muscles and perfect health who has the altruistic Idea or founding a school some day where mother s exer cises may be paused on to those In need of them. Miss Edward is Inclined to Impugn tho motives of tcacheia of phvs'etil cul ture in woman's colleges, for he says: "Instructors pav more attention to the latest styles than to the development of the girls." , , , Have you evei seen a health tcachei from Boston. Margaret'.' Would People Go to Hear Mrs. S. Homer Sing? WHEN Willi IRWIN, the war cot respondent, was in, Wash ington during the past week, he happened tp remark that a woman who has won fame under a certain name should continue to use It a;fter she married. It's her la.bel. ju.t like I necda i-Sls- ult " he announcfd In spite of thK R is decidedly miceiyJln whethet Mad ame Louise Homci. prima donna, would keep h operatic name In piefcience to Just plain Mrs. S Homei, home- maker Foi Mi p. Hoiur. homc'makei, t is the mother of u tnmily of nix. ' and tho icd letter riua of hei whole i ear aren't appearances nt the Metropo litan, but hei acatioiilnc on l.ak ' (Jeorge, with all thc fmnll.v liom Fathci Sidney down to the younscst klddlo of ' thc lot I Thc fact tllat tho afoiesald Sydney I liappcna to le a composer, and that his,, t-ongs aic his wife's favoiltcs, onh t dds luster to thc harmonv of this ery domestic famil Mother Louise lit cry nartlculai about the education ! of her younKsteis. nnd Is doing all she i an iimr ihem promises to be a singer, too, some day so ' the paternal fonts hae n hante fot fuilliri fame in yeaii to come laid aside part.'" of ("eorgo Wnshlnglon'a and Ntpnlcon' costiimeB and .lought the shade of filendly trees. Qilte it few accidents occmrcd. especially In the vast mob scenes, wheic incessant action was necessary. "In the vltagrnph rd wo had con structed an exact duplicate In wood t the I'nlted States rapltol. When we t.ot It afire the flames spread to some of oui nialn bulldlncs nnd we had .1 hard time to conquer them. However, in the film business wc nro eer rady to meet any emergency and hnppIlN nothing of soriou nature oci'rred to mm tho nrtiitln duxelnpiticni a" 'The 15nttle Civ of reace.' " U K "Did Mr. Page say who the friend was.thnt had given him the check?" "No, but we cat!ied bier." 'yhoc check was It?'' Mv brother's." . , "Wan he interested In Miss I age at that time?" , , "Vcs. He hud always been. I think, hut she wan not at all In love with Itlni. Hhe had told me that." , , "Yet he gave her father a chce.t for a lnrgp sum?" , . "No." She flushed holly now;, and cast a timid bianco at Mary, as If I'8-.1 denrecntlnir h ncnnnsllv of tllO tCStl- monv In splto of the circumstances CHAPTER 111. My Time Will Come!" HBP your eo on this man Lnngdon! He was cltljer In tliut hud illt n wall of horror and ha- tho room or at the door when trod between the erstwhile girl fr'.ends .no. sne lontinneit. aiioi ; - oarefuliv tnoosinu nrr With the Local Musicians to prevent thorn fiom InblbliiK tool huv,." Hhcll rh knowledge while young. One of Which (ami Production of "On Trial" Robs Supreme Bench of Candidate. TUB Supreme hmch lost n pos sible cnndiilute forever thc nife'ht that On Trial." which comes hete next week, wns first pio duced On that fatal occasion Rimer Helzenstcin. a load-hniied outh with Ingal aspirations made his debut ni author and his llnnl pppcarancL as h rising ouns lawyer. Like manv jouthful ptodlglcs. Mi Heizensteln was distinctly u self-mado man lie id no diploma f 10m the famous llaivard couise In playwilting to bratidlrh on Uroadway. Two ycai.i of high chnol, study ln h law offiee, and ro'irse.i nt a law school sum tip his highel education, which education was punctuated by Intervals of bein ijred from sundry Jobs. Through nil this hurried existence one Ideal binned -to write piajs. "On Trial" wan his first effort nnd though most of the hcenes aie laid in a court room, the author receives such loige snlarles .11 to make his own piesence there in .1 professional capacity unnecessary foi 1 some time to come. 1 "On Trial ' comes to Washington next 1 work with the oilginal cast of Mi. 1 neUensteln'n Ottslnal play. Including1 Knderlck Perry. TieJcrick Truesdell. nardmr Ciaiie. Nell Motin, Hans Rob erts', Lawrence r.ddlnser. Jack Klcn don, Mario Leonhard, Jane Whcatley, r.thel Uonle, and Joan Moyer. .Sydney Lloyd Wrlshtson announoes the reorganisation of the afiiroi3n choir of the Church of the Covenant, replacing the present double Miarwt with a triple iiunrtct. comprising Miss Nctta Crlsf. Mm. Jewel' flown. Alls HnrOj' Hui It. sopranos; MIsh HciiIp.Ii Harper, Mrs. Lenore rnllcr. Miis Marian McCov. conti altos. l!i hard, nnoking. Y. ? Hl.incharri. tenors, and .1. Walter Humphi' v, A C Uorbneli ami flnr IIcIuik", basses. Miss ' laic has aUn heen onunaed aa one of the soptano solo ists of the ecnhi ehoir to retil.ico Mis. Ktliel Ho'.Cchn tJawlei. shar Inc thc solo work with Mrs J'-woli I'ow ns ' ThU diRiuc aoca into effect td..$, the uftcl 00011 iiiiulr bclnr feiu.g 1 the new triple iiuartct, the eionlng music by the choir of ICO voices. '1 ho nttcinoon ntoinm includes "l.oid I fc. J I-'athci." rinross, "l.oul. Kc-" member Mc." llolden; "(Jo jjowii. rentSun. Inthoiioldeii M'cst," frej , "Tho Loid Is Jly Rock." Woodman. "Tin iv Willi .Me, O Mv Saviour," Ilaldwin. 'ihe evening mudic opens with an oigan nrcluue, "Jleditntlon," b Uart- lott. tol'oweii o 1 ne llael ev. ' Thece Are Lhcv Caul, ' ll.muv and Hirst Ah They.' MoihIc lisolui. "Abide With Me.' Heed and 'Miiii-li HcroKtie," .Mason, 01 gin post'udc t'uplls ut Mis Henry (inoii' g.ou 11 piano recital last 1-inlay t'M-niii,; in li"1 LMgntli stieet 1101 in w.jt, jih---ten in Mrs. Muinaii. coiuial'o. 1 nuso pni ttcipating won i,on itniiiiigslie id, l.ilii'l i.nui.t. Liiiitn 0.enn, lienc (Jivrn, Ui 1 tlUde Sciiliiuil. llnnf Kukile. Miss r.nz.ihtitii fiiiviltr, and mis linn.. lilMIM'. Dave Pollock was mur dered'" The winds of thc witness weie like a stone flung Into a pool of subtle In fcinco that arnt evei -widening tipples jf jiosulbllltleH to lup the vciy tlioies of i-iiiRllcloii Itsi If. flvorv eye was on Langdon now, hut i secpt for a tightening of tho muscles about his jaw hs rae no sign of prtiiibntlon 01 nngoi and was stcn'lnglv indlffti ent to the sweeping wave of conjec ture which was like a nont'cnt thing, so strongly was Its Inflcnce felt, though not a man or a woman moved. The actoi himself wns in p.nsy now, hoVevei and east apolopellc glances at both Mary and f.nngdon ' Von nay vou ovciheaid onl, a pail of what ,vns said before tho police came. Will ,oti toll us while ou ftood and why you heaul only a putt"' "e., sir. The dooi ophih out as It. ulwiivs the cane In hotel looms and when t .United t- open It 1 was be hind it and tliiiofme not visible Hum ilio room Hut I could heoi wlrtt vns sjld whon Mi l.nngdon und rietectlv.' Tnrlev fume oat fiom the Innci oori of the imlte whoio they had gone to look foi MIfs l'age." 'And when the police came, rt Id oii ii-nialii in the toom i 1 did vou Join in urn m-iicn foi .MI.13 l"ac ' 'I Joined In thi Mcau-h. n,.d went with the police down the flic-otcapc und thiottgh the bn Ic ntioet." "What had become of Miss I'asc.'" I don t Know.' "Jo you mean that ihe police did not find whoio she had gone." "Vei. ' 'W'h U did mui lie " "I returned to the hotel, got m hat unci 'inn and went liuin 'Th.it Is nil," ssld the piorecutni' Ihil Ihe Judge leaned forwird uivl voiced the ,uc;itlon tlinf ovnljbody 111 Hie eoimionm wn l.liltvh .'(Ei;lllg. "Do you mean to say Hint 11 young Indv In an evening gown nnd with no cloak walked tin ouch that Mrect back of Hip hotel and that 11 one khw hei ' That a on and the. police got no clue In join search?" ... . ...... 1 . ,...- ,, , , juui iniiiui .uui 1 iir disappeaicd absolute!, and no lilioAA where she went " i.inguon smiiin. nn the judge ''at Inik with a little c.tl.imatlon that was not complimentary to tho police , but I when the name of tho next wltii"s 1 tang through the room lie leaned foi-i ward again and sdoko witli some irn 1 tatlon to the prosecutor. hlfilif'a nnlihf, words. "Thn wns 'tost It. Mv brother had not-signed that chock." v "Do you mean." broke In the Judge, "that the chock was foigcd?" "Ycs ' ...... "How do you know; that? "A detective sent b the bank camo to tho Page home while 1 was there nnd told Mrs. Page and Mnry and me. Mnr didn't believe it nt first, but at nothing df the episode ot tho forged cheek?" 1 "fso. Aiary told me she cuuidn't near to tell him about her father. Ucsldcs. David had made her piom!i to keep that part of their engagement a secret irom evciy one." "No, I tried to pemiade him to objected to the line of questioning, but come homo with me, and when he the judge permitted it to go on. wouldn't, t left him. In the hall, how - I t'innl'y the witness wa biought, do ever, l met Miss Page. I Wanted her, to tho night when he took Mury r to se Mi. Lnngdon at that bar. 1 to the door' of thc oife so that 1 toil hi tn tho door. I remember how horrified she reemed and how shn "It senna Inoro, III,1a ' nl.l 1,1. tinnnp KtincriTli.il to contnl luirself. I tried settling bHck, nnd tho prosecutor asked, to steady hei . but suddenly slm art If suddenlj seeing a new viewpoint: jtushed fiom me Into the cafe. "Did your brother know of Miss! The witness paused dramatically, as Page's love for Mr. tjingdon?" If he reaped tt-t Interest this plc- "I don't know whether he knew theni tnre tr the past was aiNiUBlnp;. or not. but he know later, because Mr. I "What happened then?" the prose Lartdon told him." ; ctttor asked. m,i .,,. i..... .i... . . i ! Forull that Miss Pntre went riff lit ::ie.-WhllB I w,s still back of the over to "non'a Uble. an J several i1"' "aviu came to mint ror .iiary.i """, r ,'.i.""i .V Vii frui and slid didn't want him to see she hadl ewed not to see them at all. . IIr been crying, so she went out ngd Mr.l""d wn.S5Sir "w. ?. " Longdon stood waiting for DavPd." I a,0"e' h hfS-iV.. th. JMiL Paco i-n, .,ti. 1.1 nunnn in n mv nrnmr linadnll tnlrl mv hrnlVir that Mnry was veiv uuhapiiy In her en-1 gagement, hut felt that she was In I nonoi oounci to go through with It, and I he urged David to set her free." 'VVIiat did your brothel say?" "Well, he oas very angry' si .... .ii.i.... .. ,.... .. n, rimi mil mi a... ......- ..... .. . - ...-'-' im . iiitni i wumci": i v ,, . . "-nvviril. uopif Cnllllgiy I I - K an tale hc nl I she dldn t know thought It was Just Interferon wheio her father was, though wo both ,0 g(,( Blln,)0ni,D xo want guessed hehe was In the bni or tne frcP BO vol- tan miir'ry iert- hotel He on mostly there. lien tho detective had gone Mnry waiUed to go and warn Ml. rage, uui i thought It would be better to goto David, and wo did. He was hoi rifled when ho round out Hint It -was Mary s father who had carhed the check be cause, not knowing, he had nlrcady told thc pollco to 'prosecute tho mini to thc limit.. MnfJ tllca nn'1 beffged him to do something lo savo hei father, ami David said, '111 save him tot vour mite, Maij. ir you will piom Ife to do KOiiielhlng for me in return "Did he mi what that nomethlng was?" '.'o. .Slu didn't even ask She Just said he would do n thing In the woild he wanted ir he would cave hcl father. So he went with iim to thc hotel and we got theie Just In time to cave Mr Page from an est." "How did ou 'save him,' as ou call It '" "David told the dotertlve Miat he had foi gotten anout giving the check to .Mi. Page and Hint It was perfects good." "And MIsk Pago was natuinll) grate ful to our hi other foi his having saved her father?" prompted the dls tilct Httoinev, a Uuih Inokc oti, nol know lug how to go on. "OtatctuP.' Veh. Hne Mic proiniscu lu ninri jinn. "llow oon were Mill loin of the en gagement"" "Well," a faint little wialth of a Millie crossed her lips, "1 had guessrd what It was that m brother would nxk Maij. and then I heard hei tell Mi Laugdon ' "Win- Mi. Lnngdon at thc hou.'c nt thai time' tiled to push iter avrny, bi.t she cited out4 Tinn't ill Ink any mole. Phil1'" "Did Mi. langdon make anv rcplv'" she an- now ho ce, and her set And Hip. Lnngdon snld. "1 want her set fron ho- cause she doesn't love you nnd Is hi caking hei heart over her promise to ma ii. v vou.' 'What is that to jou? asked David. 'Do you think she In In love with ou?' And Mr. Lnngdon said nnurll, 'I know she Is, but that has nothing to do with the matter. Can't you bo decent for onco and set n gltl ftee when she doesn't want to marry ou?' That made David even more tiirloiis. nicl he fairly shouted, 'Mnry will leain to love me fust enough, once we're married, nnd 1 shall never set her fi oe fihe has piomlsed and I'm coin? to soo tnat she keeps that prom- i-e r,rsiii", no you inniK rm go'ng to lo cvervSody sav thc Jilted me. after we've nunouneed our engagement this wnv ? I should sny not.' ' "Did Mi. Lnngdon repl 7" o. ie ju.si turnod round with a.' sin iig nnd walked away, nnd 1 came mil Hnd Joined mv brother." "Did he ask If ou had ovei heard?" "Yes." "Did vou tell him of the conversation between Miss Page and Mr. Lnngdon'." "Yes I felt Hint he ought to know, v. oti-f-voii see, ho was mv brother, even tnoiign Mnry wns my friend. "Yes. He said, 'why should I stop tlilnltlne? What have I to live for" Then she put her nims around lila' nook, nn I It was wjjllc thpv not ihns that Dave Pollock came In. There vote :i lot of Jolly tilends with hlir. It wasn't a mbment befotc he saw 1 iinednii nnd Mlsn PaKt at the tab'" He looked mndder than I've ever seen iuiv man look. Hially. 1 didn't know what would happen His nresenoe f-ectnecl In sober Lansdcn oompletelv. I rlirhed forward, fearing theie would be a horilble scene, and urged Pollook. ti o nvvav. He pushed all of im back '1 want to et at him" he kept c tiling. 'Just let mi get my hands on him.' Langdon was trying to k" Miss Page out of tho place He did mocecd, while several of us held Pol lock hai lc by main foi re. In getting Mnrv Into n little an t room r sort rf na-l net to the cafe" "V.CB co on Mr. Brandon." urged the niosi i ulor. who seemed pleased with hi wltnos "Well. Pollock wns determined to follow them, nnd couldn't m event him I Xound myself dinccod into the HU'p room with him and I nlammcd the dooi But Dave for fome icason. wb calmei now "What docs this mean Mnry? ' he said " 'It means. Miss V.me answered, 'that 1 rant marrv anvone but Mr. L.mciion ' and Lancdon went on. 'Now. 11n.. tvl.uC Arn n pnllir In tin atlflllt Ut Illrt vniir 1iinf1i.e rnntrn nnv .nm. I Tli.-. ninxoriilnr intorrnntid "Did Mr inept?" Lancdon know at that time that Mmv's "No, he Just flushed up u little, then fjt'iei hnd forced Ml Pollocks check?" hr lsughed nnd said thcv'il huve to ! "No. sit ho tIIiI not for Pollock pro got over It. nnd he was going to marrv dm ed it at that moment and Langdon Jin', anywaj." (didn't know what It was He looked at "Did Mi Lnngdon eor mnke nny Mis.1 Pace who loomed overcome with othoi plen to jotir brother, or sec Mlfs Pinotion, 'WhtM does this mean. Mar.v V 1'iufe ngnlnv" he asked But she didn't answer ,.v.t .1... i... u if u. .1 .. ,aT ' n' AWl IIIVII UIIL ..11 DIHIIUUU LIJIM nad on but Mr mo "Your honoi." bioke In lansdon. lenplng to his feet. "I object. Tho witness Is now repeating mere hearsnv No hj ranif whllej v.is ivittne talk- nn, iH i,nf .staling facts of her own lug t-i Mrs Piige Mno and David unwledpe" vveio In the next room, u I went to ut . Ttip (.;lrt wii sustain that objer- Mi Lnmdop In He stopped at tne ,,,.. Hn)d Ulp jtUgr piomptij. -mi gtito. Iiioking nl nil I rother n i.itonio- p00ck. ou must not repeat what y mi.-, riiu i iii"i n.v i,ii. ... niive 8mpiy nn i i nun ni'iu ,' nvtr i..'iiiiiii, i.li toward the poih the others enino to tho dooi. Scridcnlv David cuught Maiy up In his aims and kissed her. hho seemed to itiiivrsle against him. and, " Lnngdon. thlnkin: that my brother had ' klssei Mar, nmlnst her will, riirhod at Mm nnd till fPt nod to stllke hltT "Yoin bono? ' It was Langdon s who sn lcnl" harsh and strained "I 'I ho following fiunllf look pail in the iH'iiiiiiy i Viiai ot mws .Mane .Mil oui t. Lftellp l.ovis, Lillian teii. iielrn senaruian i",un.a siti, .Maiiei llowir, .ilargiieiuc Me -inoinih, .ilai: t llliKiii, iithetiin i' M (ii, alat'iiaict l.cc .Vi.ii A. ii.no, .m.ii wiciiii, i'.vk Mnei, Augusiu Mnvei. IOiujo tliown. Anna jiit nolz, and Hull- (iieeoe. Notes of Stage .Se.tily lS-i jiingeir wercpioscill it thc MM ii.'lieaifal oi the isu inton Ointorio ,oeletv at the .luieii oi tne oL-nnit ..lomuo (veu.iu. Ihe soclctj is picpaim .,cndeit.sohn a ".St. Paul' for pre sentation in April or A1aj. with &ydne Lloyd w'rlghtson dliecttng. Miss.Velma Shnrp of Michigan, pianisto. was heaid for the first time In this dt ut a recital given mi ThurfMtn) .llRhl ut the Colonial School for cjlrls. i:,.r.i Klghteenth .street, togethet with Miss Marv If.ibclle Hall, of this city, soprano. Miss Hhurp completed her muslml studies abroad and Is a pupil of Lct, UictlEk, and also studied under Malwlnc Bice, and Ignaz Kiledmnn. uenn oi Vienna "is It 3 oui Intention, tdi. to devclon through the tvstimonj of THIS witness the vvheieabouts of Miss Pace after the minder" It scums to me that thill Is the testimony that should be hi ought forward now" "Your honot. the movements of Mis Page bet wen the time she was left in conscious In the mom at thc llepuhll," until the following moiiiing nill hme to be told bv Miss Page hei self Tlie am not known to me .ind I have in wltncos to tcHtlf to hei wheiealiouts oi action? t have, in fact, heen unable to get nn) one who m tunllv saw ilm prisoner during hei flight Thc trulli muft rome out. of com so and 1 have in IllO lllinilinc laiiou uiu sirier ui uaim .!,. Pollock to develop an Important llli" oll n,( s-iy; Vls Polio- k is hi the ease foi the Stau ,. n-isdon i.t..i, nd vo.n hrntliet Again Lnngdon smiled, slid the Juilg" v Uyi.r, , np,f" sat buck with n Uttlo Fhtug. as. nnii'i Vn xti rn V.ptwoor tl"tn end a inurmurou wive of . eminent a in' f!,(f ,))n, i),m,. iin,i n right to kl"s her curiosity tho name of tbe new witnci ,)lt tht fh'v were encased "' was lopratrd -w h-if did Mi. Lnncdon ssv hoii ' "Ruth Pollock! -iIr ,,du't rs onvthlog 11" '"a The sistei of the dead man wnn )lirnr(1 nrr.,inil ntnl wnllod nwv, nnd throughout Hie esiliei testimony had AJr ,c(1 tf, r-v." snt unnotlecd .imotig tlic throng, was ' Wi the ongaaoniont ' ' vnui hrother , tragic Ilguie 111 nrr craiuiiR inner. , Mi r.,pn )Tl.ri ptllillc" garments as she went lo the stand i" Vo. , ,i,noc ' "Miss Pollock, vou have known tho -nji, Vil1l) i.tj,., n,.' i.'i liarce prlcorici, Marv Pnge, fin aomo cars. ,, r, ,,npnv n i1Rt od nfrion? have vou not?" .... , v" llnr -voloo was s-noiv nm- i sir ... A aaA n( rii r.is, l Tiieninni 4 ni i -- f. CI C sV"l ' at eviioni n - nv . ..-- 'Miss ou heard from others, onlv uliHt vou raw and heard votliself.' "May it please the court." cried tho prosecutoi. quickly, "I shall be glnd to have nil of the nnsvver of thc witness with the exception of the words 'not then stricken out. for whnt Mr. Bran don said, he will tell the couit him self." Brandon! Lnngdon winced at the name, and Mnry. .lifting her head. tinned a pull cf despairing eyes upon vtn rago she nili'ht see him. I-nnmlon. within. "Did vou .notice inythlnc peculiar about Miss Pago's appearance at that time And If so, tell the Jury what you saw," "! noticed that Miss Pace seemed tcrrlblv excited, and when we got to tho door that led to the cafe, there was tioslttvelV an expression of hoi ror on her faccj I never saw any one so un strung. Hhe had on nn evening gown, of course, and I saw " Brandon paused again. Yes7 What did you see?" cried Lnngdon "I saw a strnnge mark on h'r shoul der finger-prints that I'jiiic and went In the most uncannv way. I wns quite tinncived mvsclf Mls Pane was bv this time looking thtourh the door at vou. air. Langdon." Thc prosecutoi was on his f"ct hi a moment. Hvorvone was grcatlv excited What did this strange testimony mean" People 'whispered and craned their necks. "1 object" shouted the district at torncv. 'This storv has no beating "Overruled." His Honor calmly said. "This testimony, cried Lansoon a. Wiumnhant note In his voice. ' will have an imnoitant bearing on the line of de fense J shall later adopt " .... "1 object again." fairly yelled the prosecutor. "Such talk tends to preju dice thc Jury " "Overruled," again the Judge drawled "Jo that the first time you ever saw these marks?" Langdon asked. "Yes. sir." "And the last time?" "No. Six years later " "Tell the Jury." The witness coughed as if preparing for un ordeal. "It was the night of the opening ot Miss Page In New York 1 couldn't ge a scat, so I stood In the rear of tho house, near the side. After the second uct, I think It wai-i there was loud ap plause, nnd Miss Page came before the curtain several times. I saw Dave Pol lock In a box. and Langdon down In the orchestra. I noticed that Mist. Pago bowed directly to him more than once. I looked at my vvutcii. I was n pollco reporter then, and It was almost time for me to be on duty al the station So i hurried away. Things were dim wnen J got there, so 1 sat In a corner nenr the stove and must have become n little diowsy Prcttv soon I can't toll what time it wns. but It must have heen a couple of hours later Langdon camo lushing In He was looking for Mnry l'age Wo roognlzed each other, nnd J was surprised to find him In such a place on such an errand Then he told me of tho murder of Pollock You could have knocked me down I wns dazed, bewildered. The next 1 knew Lnngdon had gone out htirrledl The police wero us excited and confused as I. "Somehow the night wore on. I had to stav on duty In the morning, verr early, the prisoners w ere brought out I from the pen. I hadn t slept much A mo.eM ngr.ns. . hi ( evidence ;. ontlrj.lv , " t '? c'd tiTask VnU their irieleviiri (iT-cl lonilln-' 'IP o MnihltiR fem,s ,.le to leagued igainst ih-i he i n-ailiw upon the ca-o at l.1,.,1,,.,, na, f. ,ir,, ad liberty. l'ont nlui though he tiled to smile rejourn - Ti-.eu Pollock told him the straight tmlii 'Her fathei did It." 1 tcmember he said, 'nnd ho'n cointr to marrv me. Now. dp von understand?' "Langdon thoucht he was bluffing 'You skunk' he shouted and Pollock wnvi.j tho check In his face. Langdon " il bed it and thero was a struciHo. The check toic in two. nnd when lang- nanor was hrnuzht in. and I saw- don looked at the piece he held, he saw . stating headlines, telling all about thst P bore tho forged signature, as! the murdei. That woke me up, 1 can liiu j-heo nan winieii u i saw mm tell vou! turn white as a sheet But suddenly' Had the "ltuatlon not been so tense, b" s i lied and then he went culmlv over' there might have been laughter lieio to a lamp on the mantelpiece and! jit the court ro buineci IL I remember as though it hud been vesterdav how hapov Miss J'acc looked when she thought this evi dence against lici father was de atiovcd." The people In the court room gasped with relief. Ihc.v cculd almost share Mnrv's sense of icllef. But thev were 1 soon nromii. back wllh a shock as tho w nncfcs went or. "Pollock had fallen down, but be rc- Tlie nt 1 csnnc I UACHlll y'H' m - ...... ..- ....,.i ......l-,.!.. hl,ln f lie To clotrlot aitornev smile In trl- '" !,K '"(I ' UT" b I'mm ,n the ' , ' 0h y "'' -She eiud. 'What shall I urn h II- limrd "p.nth.who looked jn Perhap.- lend j added w eg hi l" ' , c o. Phil" TI' do whntevci vou say.' ",n;j,l-l .,. .ho l-frrruptmn. nA sM 7 """,. ,: f?, ?, J V,o h 7lenel eVl ;."!' "'"M .:.'.. ?l. ''!??. " j i i.v j muij . , ! . i jn h uMir f"jrisrirnrp iciaLia. --. ii.. in an ocony of i""S": , ",n",", ' ,' m m.methlnt like tha ' can't renwm PRiiinsr the fntllltv of that dcIio lo fc1 r,t ,,0fl . counM, Therevvaa par Msr the rckln',- in of these iUl ,on,ethlnc nl f.t hl not hoincr weak ecaln and toon ho tiirnod es If to go i' loohci prruv down-hearted ,vii,n,r.rla .mnmnrlp thot brOUllt Hirohhltic aehe to In- ev n l'oilt tht was onlv bnlamecl v the liltlei es ultatlon or the thought lhal at least Pollock wn' Hi: ri now nd lie vowed to himself that Mjrv should soon i" Cre nr Ihe livv nf rail is of DlVid. What did Po'Iock c'o nil this time'" "He linnneH ui tlien when lie aw ih.it Lsnrdnn s linok wss turned, nnd 'i"d to pit l r.miH nroii'il Mlsa iree ot hit- i .i ',' ;: ",C':ir,,i I ' oge r-n" irnpen Dsei,. nn ir sne hated bill lie did not fice the fleeting thougl'i I him , rr)nn,her she unid scniotliltis of the piho Hint nitglit Have to ne paiu ,lt, -o0n't tcuch me. Dave Pollack! for that froccirm ni .rnir i".c M II keep my word with you I'll co et "!' Yes. Mo , cold ' ''" ':r':"rt0" 'V1 l'r-"'h with this but VOll'll re l-e tool the Stnrtci tnotisi ms f" P .- ai,t tl ,, rmi of j 0(Ir )fr I., vi '-on nnm i" ' " - "-". vonll r-cret t f toll vnii!" fi-t! r' "into npnosl ii. it he vvnnteii .,.,, rrforltor ,onined Bstlsfnetion. in pm ini i t'ii- r I . Li...... av nun iirr f-v T IS II THH"l- " . . r Trt ftnin 1 I IP II vis imm I , ....U-..l I.I- l.-uJ- A t remafned liuipnite mentis .wcciwmui. . . -. , trnveied from Mar r."" ti,i ' i,- moo.I theie and I ' r i "i .""""" Bl l""c 'a8t "W. you. 'hi ..the. alu a friend of, frS,IUle motho.r who -,' S &&Tmx ?A rtort him didn't s? U ,nhh,nlr fo oulotlv ,l -f"?-' SJio -o'e in M? voice as he ansverc. uyx 'rdon ' "Wns the. e ever nnv close, relation-, I'.rlv behind , ,,,r '7-red ;ell , .No ( loseeumr'.s first incisive cjues ion I . v , fp , M , i,intnni that of mere trlendslilp be- I-m fae . I know thev vv ere not . nrv,rton vou wore present, weie ,, . nnJ.wrlc.(i thp TVtne'9. readllv. ,&W&&&&&&JiiS - ""- ""h -" izMl --:-- Mass and vot ro 'limply changing tho aaped of things. Tho prosecutor s next ques tion came ouicklv ,,.. "Wns ycui brother happy In his en gagement"" he asked. "I don't know how to nnswer that wns happy because he ( Kuth edd shviv met hut now it "" Mnrv a inai weie aeet.sntorv end Ruth', that t r tiou- Ul.l ...l I, toa fn nnswer to tllllt IO- proo'oh, rathe, than the startled look on the nroseeutor's face that mnd lie nil ciew up together. I wns not laitietilHiiV intimate Ith Mr Tol lnei, " snld Braiu'oii rir.lv. "D!d snvtlilng occur to led von to believe that Miss Pnge was not happy m Ve. ensr.somcnt I There vill be a larce jyiuilent chotus Hliied in the production of "Old lieldci-' iicir' at Poll's next week. Jojle Heather, at Keith's next week, was one of the seven vaudevll'e acta, ngaced to surround Mme. Bernhardt! when she appealed in vaudeville lu New Villi r Willa '1 Mack's new play. "King, tjueen. J-ck." in which Irene Kcnwlik s to pin- the stellar role, Is not to be produ ed until next fall. The pic mlere vvii, take place, utder the direc tion of A H. Woods, at Atlantic City m August 13. "The Master Spy," a war play by Hi 1mgaa1d Karl Giaves, is announced lor production In Match. It is foun i d on hl books, "The Secrets of the (Iciinan War Office" and "Tho Secret f the Ilohenzollcrnr." Hi Groves si he was for twelve years in the sec tot eivur Intelligence department 01 the ieiman government. 1 ourciiun. ii- The progtam included the follow- wanted to tri-rry Mary, nut ne new ,,..,., ..a ........ -y. "---. . v-. Ing romposltlonss: Sonata. Op 31, No. she didn't love him . """"J .,""- r;'",,"lh, iip wns' "!"r",,HaH ZIX'A. ' "V'ho r.rl l'u,Mie,l and answered Icr, nn.inr w h.o I was sum no one else , ,,, , , tr . . -. ; Ijr in inj llil "Orlllen iSehiimiiiim Mlia .. -at. co'ih llnd , ,, , nsei v nto. v -li- m- "tin rmn i-M'&& I ;;o"u- ST.. u. to,e p,o;;hecks. L-o-doi, h ? d . .-rreled about , "A m ' Moil. U M'nRhV' aiRl- 'T?.Mle --innln- son w . enel.ed fmm a M. longdon who hnd boo,, .,-. Inc ; 1 went In -nH; of Mngflon ' mV..ii, mm "In 1 PomI n tJurdcn ' .m ... X c7v .Tbmdened heait bioke the tm.tlo.. came into tho ennsorvntorv ' -in,-... ,IM tea. p.vl him'."' Mli t all mil Vjciatn" 1 csche- V.11 L Tt tl-" t c ilea ton. nnd Mis. i-t ,11-ln mo- - 111-0 I fo'' I; sh'.-M' ' Hrnndon Itu-hed ind nsnln his eves ti'. r . ?.' '..''... o"..u.i (i.cscno- stll'-iss nt tr.nt n'1"- ,'",,..., ,, ' ,. ...ai,, 1 ., ,, kid behind . m.-na unnmllitpiv toward T.ancdnn ns u..,,. ...lh3 rimiiK Iir-'c"" Inher" iiHiTds' "" th- pnV'smi f. "The.wht .hot , would ' .r.Vo-,-V---o, gr. oness ns he snld In n An organ leellal Will be cUc, . ".viil.l.r- own eve. toai -dimmed Mtiry re. -.70 w nv . Rut- I'ley rlMn t ,. , " e- vn.e0. exn'-esion, "n-10 noment " .aid 7 s.n-rdon "I'll toko the v.-Itnoss. If yon please" F.v adroit iiiestlonlntr. the voune- at tornev hrnushr out the fact thnt Bran lon M'lif t'mo sfter the enlsodes he hit nnrrited. hsd come to New York inn' served on the Dnilv News as a po'lce reporter The district sttoiney room was so still you rnnlrt hnve heird n snowflakc foil. "What was tin .surprise, nn Instant Inter, to see Maty Page enter thc room from r side door. In full evening . Initios, hut with no hat or loaf 1 could scarcely believe my eyes I thought I'd gone mad, or something! Whv, I'd Just been reading about her and there she stood, pale and beau tiful, but bewildered and frightened A police officer took hold of her I knew I wasn t dreaililng thon. nnd I started up too, the newspaper still ln mv hand '"Who Is this worann'' tho sergeant said . , . , " "We don't know who she Is, the officer answered. 'She wouldn't talk. She was pulled last night with a cou ple of ' 'Just then I was close to her. the didn't recoitnlco mv, she seemed stiangelv dared almost hynotlred. Then she caught sight of the paper In my hand with Its big type running across the whole front page 'Sensa tional Murder ' She grabbed, and read It. horrified, nnd all .lust stood there looking at ncr. without saying a. word. Kven the sergeant was silent She seemed to devour the story And then -some vision must have come before her eves, for she whispered something .im.ii' v.nttio.' 'whiskv.' and her laca nnd arms became tense, I looked at her bare shoulder, nnd that's when I saw those strange finger-punts again They came and went ns before. I couldn't believe it "' Tho witness paused There was no sound In nil the room "Go on." urged Langdon, at lasL "Then, the outer door opened, and vou. Mr. Langdon. came in. You looked ilred. haggard, bedraggled. You still had on evening clothes I remember, turning directly to the Jury, 'what- n sensation Mr Langdon's presense cre sted his name hnving been in every headline, too. Miss Page saw htm. He went up to her without r word, and thev embraced cacli other Ann then Miss Page stepped forward to the ser geant's dask and whispered, so low that I could hardly hear her. 'I give myseir vn ' (Continued Next Sunday.) MOVING PICTURES MOVING PICTURES CASINO Parkei A. Hord Is the authoi or "A Mix-up. ' which the Shuberts hnve sent n torn with Stella Mayhew atunei New l-'ligland will pass i veidlct upon ihts pln during the week. Harry l.;iudei s now play, "The Nlrfii HeioVe." which finished Its bookings in Boston on Saturday night, will oe held in reserve for a New York hearing. niowing accounts come from Coluni iius Ohio, concerning The Ohio 1 ady ' In addition to "I'ollannn ' 1. looks as if George C. Tyler and Klaw vs turlangcr nave another success. Krslwhlle Susan" Is having wondci rul success at the Gaiety Theater, in New yoik Miss Ktliel Du iio Houston, who is playing this week in "The Mrnked Mod).' has a number of fi lends in Washington. Miss Houston played 111 Madam Butteiny" lu the role of Su zuki, undoi tho management cV the VUorn Opera Company, and wns with Christie vfacdonald in "Swtethcnrt "Mnld In Mnerlcn" is in Hpringheid Ms st the present writing minus Mile razle who does not enjoy one- i-h tmnlS l.pipnuuv inu.cn inn cvc-nlng m 7.30 o clock by McHcmy Mel'hoiri, assisted by Mi'. La '-"-ill, ropiono. and the choh of thc church. Tin progtam Includes excerpts from "Samson nud Dclllnh,' Hi. Sauis . "Barcuiolc," Lemarc . "1-cai Not, ') Israel" Buck. "Ave, Maria ' Luszl. The usual organ rrcltnls vvll begin Kobruaty lii ..t 440, with Mr. He Chord as the organ sol-. 1st, nsistcd by Hie choii !inu varlcis lugcrs. Chniles Tiow bridge Tittmann, bas so, has just 1 etui nod f.om Dettolt. whcie Im aung in two concerts, one with the Detroit Symphony Quite1--tra before an audience of tOOO and the other a song lccltnl Mr Tltt niiinn met with gieat Micccss, being obliged in repent a pan of the at la "In dlcscn Helllgen Hillen" fiom Tdcunit's "Magii Pluto," which he gavo with oirhe'tia.' ni'd having the distinction also of bein the first ,o sing lu that city the 'Wind Soug." by Rogers, which he gave ns encore to a group of thiee songs at the 1 nme concert and which met . Ith unusual response. The Detioll pres said of his lecltal: "Urn Is a finished aitlst. cap able of fine legato and good Inter pietutlve work What li Importuni in a. iccltal slngci. Mr. Tittinan.i mnntfostly enjoyed hia work Mem ory will linger longest ovei his more romantic, not to say sentimental, contributions. In which he Is most thorough! master of thc Hltuatlnn " For the past two years Mi Tltt mnnn has been study Im, with Myion Whltncv. Ji., of thlb cits 1 1 ..,.. .-.. 1 ,. --...- ., 1.1., ., ,. ..,,, . ... . . . .... ,. , .iiei.eii not hoi hands vei' nlnglv. nan "HJd Miss l'age huj iiiiju"c ....-.. lie wns n 111 nar. ui tnuin? witn , .Tii,..Sr.c- "Mother Mother" and ,o, on-r.-fonienl "' , .. 1 fvuMr";" ,,,-,.. ...... - ,,,A I,, ,, inmnn!, 1 -i'i,r weie rsiKiTt-r nnnin 11 .- un-. I Oia . rtil n 11 hint " Lne . eel hlnibiek. nnd. draw hit hei , came in. slid the thst ihlnv I he.iid ..Yor Oi. lath-M. I urged him to n arVnsn hot distorted fnce smother- was. i have jlven my woid. Philip, and 1 ,, ,, nt onf, nf the tnhles. I wn . a -ne .on- tlint shook her thin shoul- . T must go th'oush with it-even If It I MI, , ,P1 ,,, pr lilm tnke nnvtlilng rterh like n storm, as the prosecutoi ' U'lls me.' She was half civlng. and I u, ork it when I raid so he an .enented his question ' ivn.1 bonified because .he had scorned pvvered Mm! lie was drinking to fo - It al hnnneneil sovcin! vests aso-' 0 sin l'ng and gnv nil evening. 1 ,.,.t tint lie hnd lost a girl who still cue mnvbo sis Maty and 1 vvie very , thought do wns settlnsr setting ice-on- neil him though Mio was r-olnr ti ood friends nt thnt time nncl 1 wasi(rd to -ho'iia encaged Then Mr ,.)Utrv another tnin T asked him If Zt hoi home n grc it deal Sc. I knew; i4,,nBcjon Hft quietly 'Marv. vou don't 10 meant Mary rne. and he said lb it-that -thev wetc gieatly in need ot.iove him. do you." And Mary said. 'A ou . rnnit i dn rt iiiiiii i iiiirf1 it tiniv iiiii-t i nn xii aiiibii w i i ii nun icinir ..tt 11 a nresslng need. 01 do.JOU m,,n in th n'orid thai 1 love.' Then he Jmeaii slmnlv that they WPe,f,oor.,IM took hot in his aims and she htoke oth she sum lies.-j."- . ... - now n ana sounen, oui wnc-n ne nu iv nooi hut st the same lime I stvenK j ,n,ko )lP1. ,av ,1)p y,oua break hoi en nvei'iosnl Mi Pace si v thai there an,n q1 wouldn't and she would Both wore of I would ho ruin for all of thorn nnd that ot tc.n ,,m whx he ,,nd piomlsed to thev'd bo turned out on the st-ort un- marrv Dax)t ShP onlv said thnt. she lcpa he 'got the nonev be for. mot ii- col,(1 0P1. bc rrPfl unP,3 David gave Ing Maiv overncaui in..;. " when no wont out she Hid I -.t t.V In" to think of some vvav bv which wo en. Id ral.e monev It was vvh.lo we AMUSEMENTS Roller Skating cIIm" pnns Ate i Ninth it N. TV ' Pilly I0:0 lo I- SO-- l '' V Hi Amtrlca l.rsc n4 I1nt aitatlna ArM roiiiu - "T"- ..... . n,. ... were 'till taiKini mui - - back. He he-had been .lrlnlinj and he vvne vmving a ohck around his head snd . lied 'I've done a good turn for a lii. i a 1, .!, those who help them selves' He seemed terribly cxoitcd. IUl iiiniiciiiair, , .j ,.! Ant ncnlll a ltUC Vav.ns that he v.ntited to cash chock before the Panics cloied Hie EXCURSIONS OLD POINT COMFORT, NORFOLK, VA. SOUTHERN WINTER REbURTS Special Tour To Famous Hotel Clininbrrlln IlnllT !-erv Ic-e- Slodern Meel Mamrti Cltj Ticket OffiCe. 731 l.'.th St. ., , iWoolwsiM Bi i'dii'i AOItFllliK WSHUTOJ TKAMBOAT CO. her liack hei nromise " "Do von mean to say" Interrupted tho Judge, "that Mr Langdon knew DANCING PROF. WYNDHAM,M5,h,,,BM8,'jw. w All dani-e. Clues. Rl- rrlvn-t any hour. GLOVER'S J3 ::nd, cl. ilnci Tiis., Thurii Set . .0. Idls trie prlvt ! Mon an hour 50. all ilimrs lav-ght. Uint mm od Hne billrooin tor rent ti l'h vV 1L. J!RS CODU, 100 K K ST. N W. Plio-ie Main 5Sli. Leifom In cla "r evnln. A8mbl Lance Kvny Monday Evennnr formrrly MIPS W . all -tsnt'ii.-Phone X ."SI 1' MOVING PICTURES Mil VXD MKH llRTt.KV coi i.rr.H mx mth i v taught private lc-anon. Tk MISS CHAPPELEAR, HI? Qf'C SI N. W PHOXK NOtlT I MI Mil I CIl'C RKI.ASCO IHEAIa, fhons rnlbbCIl O $J L'P tO-UlMlntfU Diu, Oiturii evtolu tl w fwmV. THE HippodromeTheatre 808 K St. N.W. TODAY SUNDAY TODAY "The Russian Frontier" In S Big neels. "Poaltlvelj flrnt time shown an Tilirre." ( hnrge of the Ituailnn Coaanc-ka. The rendition of camps, etc. Thc men lu action. The mofct vvcindrrful mir n'etiire ever filmed. See the linttle In thc pine forest. i:tra ndded attraction Mary Puller In "K Heart of n Vlermald." niMiM. roMonini Lord John's .Inurnnl No. .1. entitled "Three-fingered .lenn?." ii 7tltand F Sts. All This Week Commencing Today At 3 P. M. and Every Day Following From 1 to 11 P. M. The Most Pretentious Motion Picture Ever Filmed THE SPOILER Based on Rex Beach's Masterpiece of Life In the Alaskan Gold Fields With Its Pulsatinc Passions and Red Blooded Vigor Featuring WILLIAM FARNUM The Masterful Personality and KATHLYN WILLIAMS The Accomplished Actress 'I'IiIm Monater Production In Mne C.iont Itrrln, Itcplete VMtli the tmos. phcie nnd Thrills of the Lund A l.err Men re Men nnd Where ttu- Best Mnn Is the Quickest AV'lth the Trhn.rr. I'lie Il'irr-fluted I'lahl nemern VIr.. 1-nrnuni nnd Tom nntehl In o-.- ceded the Hunt nelllMlo Kvrr I'rodiieed, nnd 'iiimiIn ns n lin,sie J. the Film World. DON'T FAIL TO SEE THIS WONDER-PICTURE Children, 10c; Adults, 15c