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National 1 Dr~ WAUI Though Washington is 4 s its tbeatrical pabulin, e, #r matie efirt is offered the sett was the Arst, appearing the Defense" and "Beyond "Stepping Stones," written efered under the direction Urlarger to patrons -of the wrote "The. Unhastened W< described as "a drama of seri ts premiere in New York a y the $rst nighters. - Kath crews, Pedro de Cordoba an the east. Then, over at the St "Sonny," George V. Hobart y be smiles/scattered thr r a leiding character, it es (Jioking mirth. Emma Dunn, said to have set a high stand Hobart's "Buddies" wil "tertaining ,folks at Poli's, t uses both hands. "Buddies" and the Selwyn Theater, Ne the past year' with playgoer to romp with the boys quarte: So there is hope. - Florence Moore be considered eartain to stir up t home folks a week later Whea she omes to Poll's -lts "Breakfast in Bed,' and so maybe 4)$ey. will be willIdg to endure a little serious stuff. knowing what is com ipg ahead. ABreakfast In Bed" is said to be one hilarious exhibition from trat to last. It played eight months to New York and followed with five more in Boston. . Nora' Bayes has many friends in Washington and they will undoubted , 17 rally to "Her Family Tree," Miss $ayes' latest musical show. As an indteation ot her versatility. Miss Bayer plays 'Our Nell" in a mirning camp dance hall in 1850. an English lady of the Eighteefth century; Mis tress Ursula, of medieval Europe, a Chinese girl of the Fifth Century and the wife, of the grandson of Methuse Ia. Aside from that, Miss Bayes has little to do. "Her Family Tree" is booked for the Shubert-Belasco. MAXIE BATES IS COMING. 1W the Shubert-Belasco for the Reek .of October 18, is coming David Warfield's revival of "The Return of Peter Grimm." a big triumph almost ten years ago. That well-beloved veteran of the stage, Marie Bates. is coming, playing the same part she orliinated nine seasons back. Mis Bates has bam. with Mr. Warfield ever sfadt he bdsame a star nineteen years ago. David Bdisseo wrote "'ho Return et Peter Grimm" and he is producing it with all the art he possesses. Re h gals are already under way in, Ne York and son this old success will be fighting for popularity with "One," Mr. Belasco's vehicle for Ftances Starr this season. Tonight the National Theater will offer Emily Stevens in "Foot-Loose," from the pen of-Zoe Akins, author of "Declasse." This play held the board, for twenty-two weeks during the hot test summer weather in- New York, which seems a pretty fair boost. Laurence Groosmith Is principal sup port. Kam Bernard ~and Irene Bordent open tomosrow night at the Shubert Belasco in "As You Were," filled-with bright stuff and all that. It was suecessful in New York and very like ly will oer some relaxation for us Washingtonians. Sam Bernard needs no introduetion. Neither does Miss Bordoni, whose previous appearances here have always left pleasant mem ories behind. KIDS. WILL IU NAPPY. These next two weeks should be happy oges for the kids, They will all have opportunities of seeing Thurston, magician, who opens to night at the Shubert-Garrick a 'two week's engagement. It is quite to be expeeted that the kids will be trying all the tricks they see Thurston per form, just as they 'always become Indians or train robbers whenever a "Wild West'' show comes to town. However, there is much in a Thurs ton entertainment that no youngster can fathom, no. nor him parento, either. That's the charm of a magic Ian's performance. It fits young and old. At Poll's, starting tomorrow night, Louis Mann will be seen in a new play, "Undesirable Friends." By the time it reaches New York this play will be christened "The Unwritten Chapter,' if it aver reaches New - Tork. It is maId to be written about Myam Solomon. who finanoed much of the early American struggle for inde pendence. Helen Evans. a Washington girl, i. a member of the now "Ben Hur" com pany, which is now rehearsing- at the Knioherboeker Theater, Now York, preparatory to going on the road. Resooe Alse, Midgie Miller and their jams band,- an aet swinging around the vaudeville circuits for several sea sons, have been added to the "Jim Jam Jerns" cast. which make. its New York' debut tomorrow night at the Cert Theater. Marjorie Rambeau Is hjading the erst company showing 'The Sign On the Door" in a tour destined to carry her to the Paise Coast before start ing for London. A second company, headed by Norman Hackett, i. re hearsing. Violet Herniag, of "Three Face. East." is rehearsing the leading role of Seaya, $e play by Otto Kruger. Miss Homing, who began her stage cpreer at the age of twelve, was formerly loading woman for George Arilss after her success pas leading woman in "Rlebeoes of lunnybrook Farm." Graoe George, in private life Mrs. William A. Brady, I. to have one of the leading roles in John Gale worthy'. "The Sin nGame," soon to appear in the metropolis. etuth Chatterten is to appear am ne Rss b J. M, Darrie's plar of aname, with Tam Neabit, an Ung Ma. s lma mala aPas "at Netllen ;," Drama of. ses, Coning to eater Next Week I A$&. dmittedly a lover of laughter very now and then a serious atergoers here. Richard Ben at the Sulert-Garrick in "For the Horizon." Now comes by Louis K. Anspacher and of Henry Miller and A. L. National Theater. Anspacher iman," and his latest effort is ors purposes." It recently had nd was received well enough een MacDonnell, Laura Hope d Mary Elizabeth Forbes are ubert-Belasco, will be seen s latest romance. While there )ugh it, with a blind mother in hardly be a vehicle of rol playing the blind mother, is ard, even for herself. t be here, to, next week, en as proving that the author has music and laughter galore w York, has been packed for s who came again and again red in the chateau in Brittany. TELLS A SECRET Reeely Irene Sordeia. one of the stare is 44a Ye Were." was asked for as article en the '-Se etet of Preneh - gies' Charm." she gladly esmpied with the publishers' reeaet mad the re slt was widely puinted. The sum total might met be amiss agca. se here it Is. "A desire to pleases e.ertesys goed breed lagg tart and polse." "Mary Rose" has achieved - great popularity in England. where it has been playing to crowded houses at the Haymarket in London. Ina Claire last week entered upon her second year in "The Gold Dig gers" at the Lyceum Theater. New York. Miss Claire has never missed a single performance. Margaret Anglin is to play in "Joan of Arc," offering the Emil; Moreau version which hitherto has been used only in French. "RAZZLE-DAZZLE" SHOW ON FOlLY STAGE TODAY 3Iarry Hastings' "Rassle-Dassle" with Baker and Rogers. a joyous pot pourri of tuneful melodies, truly mirth-provoking comedy situations colorful up-to-date costuming and dassling surprises will open today at the Folly Theater. The musical num berg are c the highest order usual with revue of this sort, at the same time retaining the popular qualities. Billy Baker and Eddie Rogers. lrv Ing Selig, Lew Denny, Sam Michaels, Dolly Rayfield. Rose Lee, and Ethel DeVeaux ap'pear, with a delightful ar ray of femininity in the chorus. TXp burlesque is in two acts, the principal one showing an exterior setting with the old-fashioned well, etc., in sunny California, and other interesting scenes new to burlesque. During the action a store or more of tuneful musical numbers and song hits are rendered of a catchy and whistly assortment. "Mecca" Last B Account of NEW YORK, Oct. 3.-Opulent splcn dor on a scale never heretofore known in the theatrical world is the promise held out for "Mecce," a gor geous romanice of the Orient which Ray Comatock end Morris Gest will present at th~e Century Theater to morrow night. Written by Oscar Asche, the famous creator of "Chu Chin Chow." and with music by Pery E. Fletcher, this elaborate offering warn planned by Mr. Aache for His Majesty's Thepter in London. The English presentation has been post poned because of the continued suc cess of "Chu Chin Chow" and so the world's premiere will take place in America at ~he Century Theater. The brains of the artistic world seem concentrated in this effort. Michel Fokine, famous creator of the Russian ballet is staging the dances and choreographic scenes; Percy An derson, of Londop, designed the cob. tumes said t obe the absolute lImIt in gorgeousness, color and expense. E. Lyall Swete. who staged "The Blue Bird" in London and "Chu Chin Chow" and "Aphrodite' Ia America, is stag lng "Mecca" here. Thet scenery, said to be so massive that it is bigger than *'Chu Chin Chow" and "Apnirodite" combined, has been painted In London by Joseph and Philip Harker. There are over 400 people in the cast, which includies "some of the best-known players of England and America. Among them are Misses Gladys Hanson, Hannah Toback. Kate Mayhew, Ida Mulle. Genevieve Delora, Audrey Anderson. Martha Lorber, May Poth. Margaret Bt'odna:, Elisabeth Talma: and Meagrs. Lionel Braham, Herbert Grim wood, John Doran, Orville Caidwell, John Nicholson. Thomas Leary. Har old Skinner. John Pierson. Robert Rhodes, Julian Winters. Richard Schwindler, Basil Smith, Lionel Chalmers and many othere. "Mecca' is a story of romance, tragedy ajd love in Egypt and Arabia a thousad years ago. rich in bar baric setting., and staged em a scale of euperlative megai~eance that will egtetrip all previous resords of stage exttvagamee, as Morris Goat deelaros "Arnd it will be the last of much ee bawsl shewa" mau Mr- Goast, ae ii Tonight Emily Stevens a "Foot-Loose, Eifly Stevens, one of those "distinctly different" actresses who attract and hold attention because of their decided indi viduality. comes to the National Theater tonight after a continuous engagement of exactly thirty weeks in New York. the longest season she ever played In the metropolis since she became a star. She is to be (se" in Zoe Akins' new comedy "Foot-Loose" which ran throughout the hot summer in New York and through the first month of the new season. "Foot-Loose" is a pluy of life us it is ordered in modern Rome, a play which deals with the same sort of sophisti ated Europeans who peopled Miss Akins' other successful play. "Deciassee" In which Ethel i3arrymore enjoyed such success last season. It tells the story of a French marquise of questionable antecedents and dubious morals who endeavors to blackmail (with disastrous results for hereif) certain members of an artstocratic English family tem porarily sojourning In the City of the Seven Hills. She is a frankly wicked person this marquise-far more wicked. in deed, than that psycho-pathological female embodied with such brilliancy by Miss Stevens in her other great suc cess, ";'he Unchastened Woman." The sympathies of the audience are al ways with the other people in the play, and get Miss Stetens } said to make this woman the nios' fascinat ing figure she has ever given to the stage. It would seem to be a part admir ably suited to her brisk and brittle comedy method. In the last act she is said to have an emotional scene of great power' and intensity. Assisting Miss Stevens in the lead ing male role. will be that delightful English comedian. Lawrence Gros smith, seen last season in the leading role in Maughaip's "Too Many Hus bands." Others In the company in clude Ellr.abeth Risden. Gordon John stone. Mildred booth. Paul Ker. John Webster, and Annie Hughes. "Forget-Me-Not," the old melo drama which Zoe Akins has used aas the basis for "Foot-Loose." was wait ten more than forty years ago. and was first presented in London in 1879, with Genevieve Ware in the role which Miss Stevens will play at the National Theater, and with Sir John son Forbes-Robertson (then what might be termed "a rising young actor") playing the part which Law rence (rossmith is to interpret. "Forget-Me-Not" enjoyed wide pop g'Spectacle on Increase In Cost cost is becomi-ng prohibitive; 'Chu Chin Chow' cost S:20.000;: 'Aplrodite' cost $300.000-.'Mecca' will posItively represent $400,000 expense when the curtain finally rises. How can we do it? .I don't knew-but I do know we shall never try to make another such production. 'Mecca' will be my swan song as a producer of enormous spec tacles. The cost is so great that New York may never again see such a co lossal stage spectacle in a legitimate theater" Louis Mann 'Cot Tomorrow I, Louis Mann is the star of "Undesir able Friends," the new comedy-drama in three acts, a prologue and epIlogue, by Samuel Shipman and Victor Victor. which A. H. Woods will present at Poll's Theater, beginning tomorrow. In this play Mr. Mann goes from the delineation of the athissiig and irascible conteapporary German of "Friendly Enemeies" to the portrayal of a distinguished character of the American Revolution. Though ittle known to the general public. Hyam Salomon, the central fig ure of "Undesirable Friends." has been historically recognised as the fnancier of the Revolutiofi-a man whose services were appreciated by Washington. Morris and othere. Messrs. Shipman and Victor have inade of an important incident in his life a fascinating play-humnan, dra matic and amusing-and embodied it In a structure that gives it contem porary significance. The notable company supporting Mr. Mann includes Howard Lang. Lu lle Watson, Hubert Druce, Arleen Hackett, Matty Ferguson. Ale: Ten nenholts, Harry C. Power. Mortimer Martini, Al Sineoff. Leo Frankel, Clarence Derwent. Bernard Relnom, Carl L. Diets, Louis Hector. Gerald Rogass, Preak Kingdom, Hyder Keane, ad Robert arett. The play has bon staged bp Rebert Milton. One a not ery age masa aatesaao -Sam Bem t National In " Strictly Modem ularity in E~ngland, running for more than six months in London. Miss Ward subsequently brought it to New York. but foand on her arrival that she had been forestalled by a produc tion made by Lesterday Wallack with Rose Coghlan ip the role of Stephanie. This was withdrawn after a law suit and Miss Ward began tbe first of a series of productions of the drama in which she was to b* seen at re ,urrent intervals until the early nineties. Miss Coghlan subsequently played it on tour as part of her repertolire for many years, and Jeffreys Lewis appeared as Stephanie from one end of the country to the other for many years. making more than a thousand appearances in the play. She was at that time one of the most beautiful women on the American stage. She is best known to (he present genera tion as an impersonator of eccentric comedy roles. Important players who at various times appeared in the leading male role included James O'Neill and Os mond Tearle. The latter was the fath er of Conway fearle and Godfrey Teatle. Miss Akins has preserved the cen tral story of the original play, but has embellished It with entirely new dialogue and has materially'strangth eued sewal of the Mauons. . The character which Mr. Jeanstone will play- -that of a saturnine Corcican was a shadowy figure in the original version. In the new version he is a character of dominating influence and importance. It is interesting to note that Her man Merivale. author of the original play, a the uncle of Philip Merl vale. r ently leading man with Lau rette Taylor, and at present playing under the management of David Be lasco in a new play entitled "The Doctor." EDDIE VOY AND LITTLE FOYS AT B. F. KEITH'S Eddie Foy and the Younger Foyp will be the stellar attraction at the B. F. Keith Theater this week, com mencing at the matince tomorrow. The Foys will present their new trav esty. "The High Cyst of Living." It Is rated as the Foia' Funniest effort. A noteworthy feature will be Carrie Jacobs Bond, who is touring the Keith circuit. The famous composer of "The End of a Perfect Day" and "Shadows" Is giving her own Inter pretation of her own compositions. Her offering is proving one of the most delightful of the year. Another unusually attractive num tiful Fay Marbe, a familiar feature in musical comedy and the movies. Miss Marbe Is noted also for her gowvns. Tom Patricola. with Adelaide Ma son, will be seen in their latest skit hit. "The Gir1 and the Dancing Fool."' O)ther inclunions are Billy (;lason in "A Funny Proposition:" Lexey and O'annor in smart songs and dlances; the El1 Rey Sisters in a dancing nov elty; the Vivians in a sharpshooting display; "Topies of the Day" and the kinograms. aing to Poll's 'Comedy-Drama "Let's hav,,ome coffee." said Mr. Shubert.. They went to one of lotham's flourishing all-night coffee houses and discussed many things. Then Mr. Shlpman told Mr. Shu bert with considerable heat about a story he had just read telling how the heirs of Hyam Salomon. the fa mous Jewish financier of the Revo Itution had been trying to get some of the money due them for 1Mt) years from the United States Government. "I am going to write a play about Hyam Salomon some day," said Mr. Shipman. "Why. I've had a play in my office about Hyam Salomon for years." said Mr. Shubert. "I want you to. read it."' Forthwith the search began for the manupeript of the play written by a yount Atlanta newspaperman melod iously named VIctor V'ictor. It was finally located in the house of Louis Mann, to whom it had been submitted. Shipman was then in Chicago watching the progress of "Crooked Gamblers." his successful melodrama now at the Hudson Theater, New York. When he came back he read 'Victor's play. He presented his ver sion to Victor. The two deeided to collaborate. The result of the collaboration is "Undesirable Friends." a comedy drama in a prologue and an epi logue that has a moderan signiieance and three aeta that present the'mar weous story of thbe great Jew of the Revolution. A. N. Woods accepted it at .me. ad Lonis aa was angaead ird and Ire b* II Irene Bordoni Re French Accent Friends of Miss Irene Bordoni nee"-* not grieve about her losing that de lightful little French twist that lingers in her speech. There is just the right amount of it left after her few years in this country. Speaking to a friend the other lay, she asked. "You have seen see plav?" Meaning "As You Were." "Yes. it eea a play. the most droll. but it made t me ver' much to stud-ee, where the history she jump back to Cleopatra and Helen of Troy. d "First I am a modern wife, then back we go. sip, to the time of Keeng Lou-ee se'e Forra-teen-th-th. There. you see, I can say 'th.'- When a Frenchwoman can do that she has her English learned all cbmplet'. Sometimes my voice slips and I aay 'see' for 'the.' but my faith, what does it matter? "My song about Ninon. it'ees not too naughty? I hope not. I want so to have aivrything nice, an' please 4 my frien's. Laugh an' ace world laughs with you. weep an' you are alone. l it that I have there put the beef before the plow --the cart before the horse. I mean? It is a way with see French speaking English. "What do I think of Cleopatra? Oh. a bad. bad one. She wan' to enchant all zee men; that ees not so bad. aivry woman wan' to do that some time. But not all the time, an' Cleo patra was so. An' 'leopatra was so mean about it. There, you see. I now can say 'the.' and not 'see.' "I am sorry I cannot appear when the play go way back to the monk ee age, but when that scene is on I have to change costume back to zee modern wife. I would like to play a monk-ee wife In that scene, like I do the ozzaire wifes. It would hea fun-e wife. sat monk-ee wife. W'at do you think?" TWO COEDY TEAMS ARE HEADING COSMOS SHOW Due to the delayed opening of one of New York's big revues, &~sriager BrylawekI, o.f the t'osmos Theater, has been given the exceptional opportun ity' of securing for this week's bill several attractions of a quality sel dom seen in any tbut the highest pried metropolitan shtowe. His extraordinary headliner will be e specialty farce of magnitude which V/11I bh presented by Frank Orth and Anne Cody. noted for their feature. "Let's Take a Walk," and William Moran and Al Wister, famous for their "Hat Shop." Both teams will also present their biggest apecliltles and the combination is said to eclipse a' y former headlIne attraction in a Cot mnns bill. An ''extra added attraction' will be Homer land, a noted singer and actor, once famous In the Washington presentation of "tarsifal." Wagner's great opera. and his company, who will offer Mir. Lind's sketch "The SInging Tetc'her.v Others will be "Our Own Marvn Rehn." noted with Cosmos audiences for her syncopation songs and per sonality; tlfr Tomaki Japs in the great expoaition of jiua jitsu: Ray and (Cava naugh in a delightful sketch, "Wailt ing." and Kelsqn and White, "The Futurists," in the nuovelty of the sea son. The added matinee feature will pic ture Constance Talmadge in "The Perfect Woman" and the Fox 'comedy. "Through the Keyhole." a new Mutt and Jeff and the Pathe' News will complete a rather pretentious and ex cellent bill. Today, from :3 p. in.. the hill will present a fine array of vaudeville and picture features. M AIECOVER GIRL IS SUPPORTING O'BRIENI Martha Mansfield heralded a Americ a's prettiest magasine cove' girl, has been permanently e'aptursd fr the screen by Myrea tsolanick., whoi bean psed her under' a long-term con ne Bordoni 1 - F4 e -- 41 0a ains Enough to Interest You' LOOKING AHEAD "Buddies." with Charles King, Virginia IBrien and Laurance Wheat, comes to 'oll's next Sunday. The Kitties itand features next week's 'omos show. Harry Lander, in "Jack Singer's Show." I booked to open at the Gayety next Hun ay. "Breakfast in Red." featuring Florence Iore, comes to Poll's on Sunday, October Jian iullivan'. 'Mtachief Makers" comes o the Voliy neat Sunday. "Sonny." with Emma Iuan. Robert Ames nd Iillian Lorraine, comes to the Shubert Belasco next week. "Stepping Stones." 1,ouis K. Anspacher's ew drama. comes to the National Monday. ctober 11. Nora Bayes. in her new musical play. H1er Family Tree." is headed for the Be arco in a few weeks. ract to appear exclusively in gels tick pictures. Mis Mansfield's first appearance un lr her new contract by a coincidence s a-4 ing lady for Eugene O'Briee n his new production. "The Wonder 'ul Ca ne." which will be the photo >IaU attraction of the vaudeville and >icture bill presented at the Strand ill week, beginning Monday. It was with Mr. O'Brien in "The Perfect .over" that Miss Mansfield appeared when this popular star made his first stellar appearance. Although very young. Miss Mans eld has had an extensive stage and screen experience. Her theatrical lehut was with William A. Brady's >Ig spectacle. "Op o' Y Thumb'' at he Manhattan Oper~ House, aix years tgo. Then followed two years of art trork with famous illustrators. She returned to the footlights undet hte-Ziegfeld management and made ai riali picture with Max U~nder, theI "rench comedian, about the same ine. Then followed an. Important -ole in the Al H. 'Woods' production. 'On With the Dasnce." and later a part ith the Ziegfeld Follies and "Mid ight Frolic." Recently she -was leading lady with alonel Barry more in "Dr. .Jekyll an'd Ir. Hyde " and now her Selanick con ratt calls for .her exclusIve servIces. Sam Bernard and Will be at Bla; Sam Bernard and Irene Bordoni in he fantastic musical revue. "Au You ere." will be the weeks attration at he $hubert-Belaaco Theater. beginning omorrow night, under the management f E. Ray Goets. It iu said to be a musical corgedy hich ~ally gives amusement fromh the ie to the fall of the final curtain, and rementa a novel aupect of a world-old omestic sItuation - the everiautintg riangle-viewed from a dithrent point f vantage. The underlying Idea is very simple nd may beC brought down to the mere ttatemnent that women, from the day of he anthropoid., are born flirts, and% hat busy husbands are apt to neglect heir wives for business w *h tisaetrous oiequences. The husband qMr. Bernard) in the resent instance, procures aome' wonder uti pills, from a scientist, by menns of 'hltch he'Is enabled to wander in pest ges. Hut whether in the court of Iouis .IV. the Egypt of ('leopatras. or the reece of Helen of Tr'oy, he finds the -verlating feminine, as personified by ties ilordoni who assumes many char oters durine.4b.-couree of this fantasy. ust as fascinating and just a flirta At last, convinced that the past Is 0n better than the present he returns o the twent h entur'y and finds an Thnxplte wie tgnlypoed "P0WDER PUF REVUE" IS COMING TO GAYETY; "Burlesque Comedy-Cocktail" De scriptiok of Newcomer to Circuit. Arthur Pearson's "Powder Puff Revue." new, smart, sprightly. and boasting of a feminine chorus- said to be far above the average from the standpoint of numbers and the per sonal beauty of its individuals, makes Its first~appearnace in Wahington at the Gayety Theater today. This latest addition to Columbia burlesque attractions, is described as u "burlesque comedy-cock tall." the effervescent spirits of Its cast atoning for the absence of any ingredient which might come in conflict with the Nineteenth Amendment. Those ever-popular disciples of fast, clean comedy-Jack Pearl and Jamie Coughlin-are the featured members of the cast and have been provided with lines that are rich with humor. Martha Pryer's melodious voice will be heard to particular ad vantage in the role of prima donna. and will Introduce a number of new Ind particularly whistleable songs. The other principal-roles are In theI hands of Leona Earl, soubrette. Flor ence Talbgjt. Ingenue. and Ben Bard. it promist g juvenile. The before mentione chorus, the .members of which re esent almost every type of beauty, wl be heard and seen to es pecl advkntage in the many musical numbers and ensembles. The entire production has been staged in a surmptuous manner, and is said to reflect the -most modern ten dencies In latter-day hurlesque. LICDNSE CARD DEMNDE BEFORE MAN IS ROBBED HAJRRISBCU . Pa.. Oct. 3.-8. W. Franks, of Hagerstown. yid.. a live stock dealer on his way to Harris burg to pay off a note in bank, re ported to the* police early today that he had been held up by two unmasked men as his car was nearing Camp Hit, wesy of here. and robbed of $.500 in money, his gold watch and chain. The men made sure of his Identity by demanding his license card and then at the point of a revolver tookr his valuables. - No trace of the men could be found. GERMA ARMYCUT -GAIN HAETN aOc.3-cod MISSCOSIP OES,7,932 esusares weenouned yter 1R; evuea e. smnce19t, 7.r932., ornd. boa:tingcreaeine9. 2c7.7. sadr s2.ndper cnt.o ubr n h e Itsfrtprene B inWohngtna Paris laettwadition to ondona blequeattraon iak thesrbedsI necresayfoue Aomedycncstage. The mufrsk tspi Hrman oDitaewkt and ftheae addiencea nume any ingriet The prodr-olaroudsipbeut of acl n omrt y-ticreearon and theam ee ouhpromaed te feture memberk pof thd atand wihav brecent Thvied ithd ltaes thtpay rchor-t puorto. whrtch Prrow meodiucin Captin wi be hear tol' prticua ad patare "inttrmiroltion" prithe dtudie atnGrantwood.rodu.e.. wulberove new exdecuticr Whslabsng. D The ter Yrnkp.rhere i the Iee havdo benae Earl.2 sobete For ait prsretueil. The bfore-il b occupioe Ochobrs th mmbrs. whc re ofrfunt almos evrro ye onf eauto, tihe A rd nd sWentoes piht wh~~ein the prmany carnival Thane efntre podcon w has beven. Agedtifua suptuyous nmaner andon saidhto reflect si b the las md r gen Fel raine ofcHaestra, and. a, le-a 7~Lite A AtGaWch In New Sow Tharas, he am sg. "eO Ic. pay f tweatlega and we erlees of efets, Ihe ttedetenS at the aubbrt-G.ei/y lheate, teaight. The Amebsa weeder worker has ieep a figee is oui hlstory over snle so psady peled live rabbits et o he hers feed bags of George Wak. agton's semay. 1.a the $fNl a out with the advane of 'esetiasties nagle beear. .hers of a tsees . le and is the hands of its paees. awe develsed toes a epSiar eeM taertainaseat. Theatergeese will recall Merrmaa. and the great Kellar, both spresse masters is ae mystic art. With their lasing from the pqblie eye eame !'boratea, who, with a atarsi taie t and the aid es a highty eultivated mind, iatrodueed to the =11d of agic much that Is, * evel. A creator of- wosdyees ius.ss tanding distinetty In a viaes by him (elf. In producing his big spectacular ysteries he ms spent a fortune. Thurste. has given much of his time of late investigating spiritualism and confesses that he has met with mumh success. Me includes in his performance this seaseo many of the rreatest mysteries of the present, day medium. If there is an inclination en the part of those who have seen Thur stop to stay away from his perform snce this year because they imagine It to be similar to that of last year tr the-year before. let them delude themselves no longer. for he is more wonderful, more usecany, more as tounding than ever before. To catalogue his new program is iardly necessary. His reputation is made and the knowledge of the rare quality of his performance universal. His Is a versatile program. It pleases every taste, answers every desire. and as for the minor. incidental frill., puffs and flounces of general comed. nothing could be more delightful. BOOKE FOR THE STRND Presenting the "Futuristic Revue." an artistic cornbination of ten soloists In a sparkling rendition of aire and gems from grand opera, as the head line feature of a bill which inchudes seven high class vaudeville numbers and a premier phutodramatic showing. the Strand, beginning tomorrow will offer amusement seekers in Washing en a program that will undoubtedly please the most fastitious. Manners and Lowree. t'he popular and exclusive 'entertainers in "Song Flirtations;" Brown's Dogs, toy ca nines in an snrsual display or animal Intelligence; Eddie Herron and com pany offering a spiendid one-act com edy entitled "The Traveling Man;" Bissett and Scott. vaudeville's de lightful dancing entcrtainers in a revue or ner songs and eccentrie lancing; Charles Reilly, thorvocalising jester, and the marvelous De Onaos, novelty balancing artists, are others who will all help to give what prom ises to be one of the most well-bal anced offerings of the season in this type of amusement. * The popularity of lugene O'Brien grows apace with each succeeding production and it is expected that his latest Selzniek picture "The Wonder ful (lhance," which will be the main attraction o; the photodramatic por tion of the program. will delight the many fans with whom he has long been a favorite. In which connec'lon it might be stated that Mr. O'Brien will be a Strand star throughout the season. the hou- having arranged for the premier prentation of all the Sels nick productions for the coming year. In "The Wonderful Chance." O'Brien as an ex-ennviet who impersonates a British nobleman goes through a series vf unusual and exciting adven tures. The character is somewhat reminiscent of Jimmy Valentine. at though this H. H. Van Loan story Is along entirely different lines. In the cast supporting the star will be found such prominent players ap Martha Mansfield. Ida Darling. War ren Cook. Tom Blake. and others. 'Short subjects consisting of a laughable two-reel comedy. a magnif eent scenic ani world events Dictur ised, together with special orchestral selection will complete the bill. U. S.AWARDS SEAMMAE MML SERVICE CONTRACT Contract for seaplane mail servicq between. Seattle. Wash., and Victorias B. C.. was awarded yesterday to Edward Hubbard, et Seattle. Thle servies which provides for not more than ten round trips a moitth, fronm October 15, 19020. to June 30. 1921. will makeS close connections at Victoria with in coming and outgoing transiPaelie mall steamers. Not more than 600 rounds of mail will be carried on g single trip. This service is expeeted to expedits thle handling of incoming mall at. Beattle. and much trans-Pacific out ging mail can be handled, which otherwise would be held for later steamer. - AT MACDiE GUN EXIHf TRENTON, N. 3., Ost. '3.-Walter A. Rich, thirty. df Trenton, wag kl~ed when a United States army machine gun, loaded with bullets instead of blanks, was fired by a First Dirt Plon soldier from Camp Dlx, in a demonstraties at the interstate Fair grounds yeettday. Rioh was standing Ia the seed with his wife wltns'sin'g the deines stration, whieb has been a daily fea ture during the week of the fair here. His head wag blown off. An investigation has been osteebe. LASTOFWARLOOTS1DPS EN ROUTE TO NEW 1015 LaONDON,' Oat. a.--1Teqilast hateb of' Garman-.urrendered warships arrived sfr the Filrth of Forth yesterday. Leading the seemingly endless row of greyhounds were the ewuleera LeeC beck. intettini. Danzig. Auigsburg and huenchen. The other.. nomprisling smaller craft of all deaerlptions, stretched over five miles. The veseele are to be distributed under the Whr allies treaty among Brsl. =a Poland.