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Attractions to Be Seen at Washington Theaters This Week
rOi.rs. T>ear old Mclntyre and Heath, may their shadows never grow lets. Those two famous eld Georgia minstrels have not lost their attractiveness with the years, as they proved last Jtight at Foli's. when they opened a week'.* engagement in "Hello. Alex ander.'* a inerry nitisieal jingle fl!l<-cJ with pretty girls, lively snappy tune-", catchy specialties, and rich blackface -comedy. It was much against the wishes of the large audience that the show was hurried to its close. The management wanted to stop, but the spectators applauded for more. The plot? Oh, bother the plot. It 4oes run through the two lively actx, but frequently it is quite forgotten, especially while the unctuous flow ?-f language pours from the lips of Henry Clay Jones into the waiting ear of Alexander. Now and then one recalls old jokes only to laugh the heartier, for the stars are better than ever. Edgar Smith and Emily M. Young j collaborated on the book, but they had little to do. Jane Schwartz's^ mu-tic i? good. It ia better than that, it can be whistled. And the cutest little "broilers" perform Allan K. Foster's dance numbers with becoming skill. All the boys in town will be going to see those "broilers" before the week is out. CaptuVing the audience all by her self, Esther Walker achieved a per sonal triumph with her song and ADVERTISEMENT BIG SHOE BILLS CAM BE CUT - "I will always wear shoes with Nedlin Soles," writes Mr. M. Newman of the I. Newman Mfg. Co. of Minneapolis. "They are superior soles in every way, waterproof, more comfortable and more durable. After many months of wear they remain in good condition." Mr. Newman, and millions of others, kave found that the answer to the shoe foil problem lies in getting soles that wear a long time?Neolin Soles. ? They are scientifically made, very tough and yet have the other qualities that soles should have?comfort and absolute waterproofness. Get Neolin apled shoes for your whole family. 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She showed Wash ington the lar-famed shimmy dance, backed by a dozen or more pretty girls becomingly attired for a shimmy dance, and she also gave some advice to girls regarding their treatment of heroes returning from France, where they may have learned new styles of making love. Johnny Burke's monologue on his experience ax a drafted soldier, fol lowed by his piano performance, wa* a big hit, and only the lateness of the hour kept him from continuing. Clayton and White, vaudeville head liners, offered eccentric dancing of high merit, and. like Burke, suffered from the cruelties of the clock. The Misses Holt and Ropedale, well known on the vaudeville stage, en tertained acceptably with their songs, their scene on the levee at New Or leans being above the average for beauty and tunefulness. If Washington possesses any tired business men. they should hasten t?> Poli's, where Mclntvre and Heath are offering a complete antidote jr. "Hello, Alexander." GARRICK. Charm of personality is the chief asset for success on the stage?the success measured by entertainment given to an audience?Marie Cahill proved last night in her debut * in straight comedy at the Shubert-Gar rick. For it is this appeal, rather than the snappy quips with which the authors provided her, that makes "Just Around the Corner" well worth seeing. Miss Cahill is admirably fitted for work in Just such a cozy, homelike playhouse as the Shubert-Garrick. She fits right in with its compact ar rangement which seems to eliminate the footlights as a dividing line be tween the auditors and actors and makes you feel as though you had a part iu the action of the entertain ment. "Just Around the Corner" can not stand out for keen humor or satire, and would be spoiled if pre sented from that viewpoint. But the dialogue is snappy and has point, and, above all, the play has action. The plot of the comedy is a re versal of the time-honored ore wherein all villainy emanates from the large city and all goodness from rural communities. If a moral, or a lesson, or a controversion is at tempted. it cannot be said it is pre sented convincingly. For. according tr the story, Mrs. Larrimore (Miss Cahill) is fleeced by the big ?ity crooks before she encounters their counterparts in the small town to which she flees to recoup her for tunes. and does. If there is a moral it rather is that there is no monopoly of good, or bad, in any community, or by any class. But it is a play of optimism. Who could be more optimistic than a New York society woman, who loses a for tune with a smile and sets out to win another by conducting a country store with the assistance of a rube clerk, an ex-pickpocket, a "knight of the highways," a stranded actress, and in the face of the open hostility of the inevitable big boss of a small town, who conducts an opposition store to say nothing of owning the only bank and the only newspaper. But Mrs. ! Larrimore does and wins in most di verting manner. George MacQuarrie, who plays lead to Miss Cahill, Roy Briant, Glen An ders. Wilson Reynolds, Lorin Baker Eugenie Blair, Charles Morrison, and Margaret Hoffman, complete a capable cast. | "Miis Springtime." Emmerich Kal man's tuneful musical comedy with the sprightly lines of Guy Bolton ami P G. Wodehouse, comes to the Na tional Theater this week for an en \ thusiastic reception. The music is as refreshing as ever, and while the Cciat. with one exception, has been changed over its performances here a year ago, the principals are quite up to standard. "Miss Springtime." with its bright lyrics, its urban settings, and romantic music, surpassed ita | triumph of a year a?o. The title role is in the hnds of Miss ? Edith Allan, who is as much an actress as a singer. In several tune | ful numbers Miss Allan completely ; captivated her audience. With Har rison Brockbank. who played the r<-l?? 01 Joe Varady, the gypsy photogra pher, who was really Sig. Marto, the great opera singer. Miss Allan scored 1 signally with "The Garden of Ro | mance" and "Mv Castle in the Air." Rarely has Washington heard as ? sympathetic and pleasing a voice in musical comedy as that of Harris-.n Brockbank. With exceptional dra n.atio ability Mr. Brockbank fulfills the exacting requirements of the n,U. Charles Meakins is well remembere-i here. As Pat'l Pilgrim. Meakins mii I tributes largely to the comedy. Wavne kN- inn is intrusted'with the part ori;;i. I 11ally allotted to John E. Hazzard. as : Michael Robbins. and fully Justifies the selection. Florence Hope scon d ! ir. topical songs, and, with Nunn, scored a decided hit in the com?dy. roles The plot of "Miss Springtime," is slender enough. Michael Robins and I'aul Pilgrim, recently from the United States, are running a news paper in Pilota. Pilgrim is in love with Rosika Weniel. who has opera If you believe in yourself and your ability to fill satis factorily a certain position, you shouU advertise the fact where business men will read it. The "Situations Wanted" column of The Washington Times has two objects? 1st?To help men and women who are now employed to secure better positions. 2nd?To put employers in direct touch with an ambitious class of workers. If you desire a better position, put your advertisement in The Washington Times. Free to Discharged Soldiers tic aspirations. Robbins is backing: an old homo week celebration, in which Sig. Marto. tUc great baritone. Is to be-the piece de resistance. Marto arrives au Joe Varady, a gypsy photographer and succeeds in fooling Robbins, Pilgrim anil the townspeo ple. Robbing finds he must have a substitute for Marto and gets Varady to impersonate the baritone. I "Miss Springtime" captivates Marto and Pilgrim is forgotten. It is dis covered that Varady is impersonating Marto or rather that Marto is imper sonating Marto and the baritone leaves. Of course everything is final ly straightened out. I'VCKl'M. With a snap and a bang and plenty pep. The Aviator Girls" appeared for the first time in Washington at the Lyceum Theater last night, with rul! intentions of remaining for a pe riod of one week. _%Vfth a cast including those two x^?y^.COme<,ians' Carles Neil and , ,ck O'yn. they won much applause eager and watchful audi ence, who gave vent to howls of mer riment when the Irishman and the negro made'their appearance. * Latest Broadway song successes ^^re sung by a well-picked chorus, which was also proflciefit in dancing. FOLLT.. Tuneful music and snappy comedy are the outstanding features of the burlesque show at the Folly Theater this week, which is being produced by "Uncle Sam's Beauties." "One Day and One Night" is the title of the opening skit, which serves to introduce the entire company. The cast includes Charles ("Snuffy) Gram ??.. 1)00 t)or,n,ln. G?s Mortimer, Billy Hagan, Florence Pointer, Ruby Gilmore, Billy Kimes, and Eva Gar ri?on. Several specialties are given, among them being a series of seven dances by "Caprice." A wrestling match will follow Wednesday night's performance. PALACE. Charming Elsie Ferguson is the principal attraction at the Palace Theater this week in "His Parisian Wife," an Artcraft production which gives the great screen star an oppor tunity to displ;^/ to good advantage not only her histrionic abilities but some wonderful clothes. f That Pans and its social whirl are just as far removed from the quiet. Puritanic life of New England as the East is Irani the West, is the principle which the play has for its basis. It is [the story of a struggling young i French authoress who meets a rich young American in search of excite ment in Paris. The two are married after only a few hours of courtship and sail for America. The young wife (Miss Fer guson) is the happiest woman in the world until they arrive at the home of her husband's parents in New Eng land. The old folks belong to the old school of Puritanism and are shocked by the young wife's ultra-fashionable and risque clothes. They finally suc ceed in estranging the husband from the wife, who leaves their home and becomes a sensation in New York so ciety. The husband at last recognizes the error of his ways and begs for giveness. RIALTO. Visualizing a story that is founded upon the matamorphosis of a Paris Apache from a marauder to a patriot anxious to die gloriously for the Tricolor. "The Wildcat of Paris," this week's principal pholodrama atMoore's Rialto Theater, yesterday, delighted capacity audiences. Priscilla Dean, In the title role, contributed an excep tional impersonation. Priscilla Dean, in the role of Colette, who through theaccidental association with an artist whose studio she en ters to rob. reincarnates the spirit of Joan of Arc and leads her band from its cellar hiding places to the defense of the republic, offers on? of tho most daring portrayals celluloid haj ever recorded. Not daring beyond the point that limits fidelity to type, but rather in the ,'utounding willingness to incur physical risk which she dis plays. There is nothing apparently that this intrepid young woman will not ven ture, from rough and-tumble fighting with men three times her size to seal ins- high walls and dropping lightly through skylights. The bill is eorrpletcd by the usual abbreviated features, the. orchestral rendition of a selection from "Lucia di Lamm'-rnioor" and "Garden of My Dreams," played by Mr. Brceskin as a violin solo. (OI.IWBM. Varying the old story of the lovrs whose paths lead through the perils of the Croat war, "The Common Cause," shows how an unhappy mar ried pair finds in the strife the cruci ble which destroys their misunder standings and unites them in a per fect love. The opening episodes of the photo play are in New York, where the husband and wife are 011 the verg.: of divorce. Then war comes to divide them; the husband to go away with the troops arid the wife to find for getfulness in service for others in France. Through all the trials of the war to the final moment when the two are reconciled on the battle field, and peace comes to the world as wen. the story is one of engrossing interest. * j In the scope of its battle pictures I "The Common Cause," has attained a bigh plane. MKTROPOI.IT A\. Max Marcin's melodrama. "'"iK-ating 'heaters," makes a rattling Bood pho toplay. with its mystifying story full of suspense and absorbing interest Clara Kimball Young stars. Two gang of crooks are depicted. ICach is intent upon fleecing the other un der the impression that the intended victims are rich society people. They have set up establishments in neigh boring country houses and affect all the manners of the wealthy. The surprise of the story, however lies in the fact that the pyeudo daughter of one of the lamillew j? in CONSTIPATION "I want every person wno it bil ioas or has any stomach or liver ail ment to try my Paw-Paw Pills I want to prove that they cure Indiges tion. Sour Stomach, Belching Wind, Headache, Nervousness, Sleepless ness. and are na ture's remedy for Constipation. Money back if they fail."?Mun yon. All Drug gists. 30c. munyons paw-paw PILLS I ? ?L ulever detective agent who [at the right moment clap? the hand I c ?n e*oryonc concerned, even the | member of the gang she has learned i to love. I In addition to "Cheating Cheaters." the Metropolitan bill contains the usual supplementary reels. kmckerbocker. The film version of "Cheating Cheaters," shown at Crandall's Knickerbocker yesterday, measures quite up to the stage production both in point of its tense hold on the interest of the spectator and it? grip ping- thrills. Clara Kimball Young is its star and is pictured in the role of Nan Carey, a clever girl who be comes the leader of a notorious band or crooks. She establishes a home in a fashionable section of New York city, planning thereby to further ac quaintance with the Palmer family and, upon opportunity, steal the fa mous Palmer Jewels. At last her opportunity comes, but, much to her surprise she finds that the jewels are only paste and that the Palmers are themselves crooks. The leaders of the respective bands decide a combi nation or joint syndicate for the pur pose of carrying: on operations would be highly desirable. But still greater surprises follow, leading to a strong climax. The same picture will be repeated at the Knickerbocker to night. STRAND, The most delightful romantic Aim drama in which the late Harold Lock wood was ever pictured is being pre sented as the principal feature of the Photoplay bill at Moore's Strand Theater the first four days of this week under the title of "The Great Romance." "The Great Romance" discloses the story of a young American who falU heir to an obscure European kingdom, ftnd in assuming the reins of govern ment, becomes involved in a series of intrigues and adventures. The devel opments are rapid and the action, of necessity, brisk and unremittingly in teresting. Mr. Lockwood visualized with com plete success the dashing figure of Rupert Danza, the young student at Columbia, who suddenly became the dominant personality in a turbulent principality. The bill is completed, as usual, by . the picturized current events. to?>1;s of the day. and an exceptionally laughable Mutt and Jeff animated cartoon. OARDES. Danger, Go Slow," the outstanding feature of the photoplay bill a? Moore's Garden Theater the first four days of this week, gives Mae Murray the most fruitful opportunity of her career in silent drama. Miss Murray is cast in the role of Muggsv Mulane, the junior member of a band of city crooks that is fi nally broken up by a police raid. r leeing* from the law, Muggsy boards a freight train and in course of time finds herself, disguised as a boy, pen niless In a small country town. She enlists the aid of a dear old lady who proves to be the mother of the only member of the gang who was caught in the raid. While Muggsy is under going the regeneration that inevitably follows helpful association she takes upon herself the task of bringing something of a new point of view to members of the community whose vision of right and justice has be come sadly warped. The bill is completed by the cus tomary short reel additions and ex cellent orchestral accompaniment. ?RA.\I)ALI/S. William S. Hart in "Branding Broadway" was shown at Crandall's yesterday, and is held over as the at traction there today. Hart is seen as the leader of a band of cowboys who rides into a small Arizona town after round-up for the purpose of an old-fashioneu spree. Hart is bound hand and foot by the towns law and order commit tee, and shoved into the baggage ca ?f a train bound East. He discovers a newspaper in the car containing an advertisement signed by a ureal railroad magnate who is searching for what virtually amounts to I guardian for his scapegrace son He lands the job and his adventures in Broadway thirst emporiums and other places in his new character, provide quite as much action as is ordinarily found in Hart's "bad-man ' plays. SAVOY. sporting Life" was shown at Cran dall's Savoy yesterday. ^ The scenario departs from the origl : nal play only in the elaboration of detail. The general outline is not disturbed, the plot concerning itself with Lord Woodstock's winning of the Derby, that classic of English race courses, with his mare, Lady Love, and of his stepping into the ring to take the place of an "tin known" pugilist whom lie had backed heavily and who had been drugged through the agency of Olive de Car teret, an adventuress, at the instiga tion of her husband. Woodstock's enemy, who plans to bring about his financial ruin. AVENUE (iRAVD. "The Racing Strain" was yester days attraction at Crandall's Avenue 'irand. Mac Marsh is its star. At the opening of the story, the audt ence learns that the Cameron for tunes are rapidly dwindling. Th.-^ colonel's stable, once of the pride of his .State, now contains but one horse ?Southern Pride. The animal is ship ped to the Saratoga race track, and I ameron and his daughter follow, ac companied by De Luce. The latter has backed another horse heavily. J It is discovered in the Cameron .;tabl by Lucille Cameron, who forces him to put up a large sum of money against some worthless stock he has unloaded on her father, as a " ager "n "le race. An hour later, Southern Pride wins. "Thc?Make*I>,ieve Wife." starring: illie Burke, is today's attraction at the Avenue Grand. APOLLO. ' aP*city houses were the rule yes terday at ( randall's Apollo, where the patriotic feature, "Lafayette, We ' with a strong cast" headed by ?*.. K Lincoln and Dolores Tassinelli, was the attraction. It derives its title rom the famous sentence uttered by i n. John J. 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