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THEATRICAL SPECIALTIES PREDOMINATE "TOOSIE TEA AND SCONES"; ORPHEUM Novelty at "The Night Before" Will Follow Matinee Per formance Next Tuesday One of the most pleasing novelties ever Introduced at a theatrical attrac tion. will be the "Toosle tea and scones." which will follow the matinee performance at the Orpheum on Tues day afternoon. "Toosle" means "gos sip," and. of course, all the gossips and a lot of others who are not gossips will l>e right 011 deck to sip a cheering cup and munch a bit of Scotch scone and shake the hands of the play actors, lust for the novelty of the thing. It is a function which serves to emphasize the "all one family" atmosphere of this de lightfully cozy and captivating plav from the pen of the world's greatest entertainer, Harry Lauder. Scotch hospitality will be dispensed by real Scotch actors, absolutely free 'to all patrons. GAI.AXY OK ST Alt S NEXT FRIDAY "The Xew Henrietta" William H. Crane, the beloved of actors, who appears at the Orpheum next Friday evening, with the famous "five-star" aggregation in "The New Henrietta," has lost a portion of his confidence in human nature. In preparing for the recent Actors' J-und benefit in Chicago, Crane decided to reach back into the years and re vive a song and dance which he did many years ago, when he was a mem ber of the HoTman opera company. Mr. Crane decided that he needed an audience on whom to practice his steps i and listen to the whimsical verses of his topical song of a long ago day. So | he pitched on Sammy, the office boy of Chicago's Cort Theater, where "The Aew Henrietta" was playing, to try out his act. imposing secrecy as he tendered the youth a bright new dollar. Inci- i dentally. It may now become the proper 1 theatrical caper to try out acts on the pi fie© boy instead of the "dog." as has been the custom. Either Sammy did not think his 1 emolument of sufficient size, or he is ltot of a very taciturn nature, for at the final rehearsal on the day preceding the benefit, Mr. Crane was startled bv a burst of applause and shouts of laugh ter from the darkened auditorium, and Sammy's perfidy was discovered in the presence of Thomas lioss, Maclyn Ar nuckle. Amelia Bingham and Edith I Taliaferro and others of the companv, who were thoroughly enjoying the vet- ' eian s efforts to dance and sing. AT THE COLONIAL -' v!: i£r- ' r>- -• /;•' :,i - - "j:;" -- • Bi.'lie Burke In Overalls In the New 1 **" A n,< »" "Ppnny," AMUSEMENTS AM ISKJIKNTS AMUSEMENTS , P Colonial Colonial §P Colonial «p 1 Monday and Tuesday $ Wednesday and * Friday and Saturday * <1 Thursday <► R Special Return Engagement WIIjLiIAM IX)V SSie , | i j Presents < 1 Barriscale < ► RllllV RflvL'O Richard Mansfield's <\ IN j| U4l I\C <1 Greatest Success ipj * k ** in i i i| the Last Act \\ A love romance of tlie _____ P ,/ r* ma ■■ __ theatrical world, Fox Peffffv Fox D • • Fox "Fox c 5SJ r _■ »a f anS[an ■ Chester Conklin | j iThe finest photoplay that ever '[ < ■ . J^„ IIS ;j Romance | Cinders of j Beautiful Picture <► Featuring On account or the unusual < <> f .OVP <* length of this film the first <; I/OfOtliy OFCd! > <> uin„ iiou "ill start <► A Fox Feature that is sure <► A screaming Keystone <► WORLD FILM " Week of March 20th !i Monday, March 20, Only—Metro Day Thursday, March 23, Only ;; "HER DEBT OF HONOR" "THE MASTER SMILES" :: Presenting that famous star. MISS VALLI VALLI- A , I>ou . prful <l,a,nu - wonderfully acted and supported " Tlfnrn , i _7. hy two great stars. Miss Kmmy WclUen and Also Hearst-Vltagrnph news pictorial Howard Esta brook: nlso Hcarst-VitnKraph - news pictorial; Frank Daniels, world's Tuesday, March 21, Only funniest former stage comedian ~ "MAN AND HIS ANGEL" Friday, March 24, Only i: Starring that charming former Famous Player Ac- "AS IN A LOOKING GLASS" tress, MISS JANE GREV; a picture that will Featuring the peerless beauty of the screen, KITTY '' sway your emotions as the wind GORDON. "THE IRON CLAW," a picture sways the reed everyone should not miss, featuring ~ that dainty actress, Pearl White ■ ■ Wednesday, March 22, Only Saturday, March 25, Only : I Tlmt nrll-U'iilncil monkey, "SAPOIEOV THE LA PALOMA 1 • GREAT." „„ nNMt comely 'SSZSXT "DEFENSE OR TRIBUTE" A 1„ .» . : i A drama of historical and spectacular grandeur, In sercaminsr comedy, entitled "THE MISHAPS • • @ Victoria Theater ®i! SATURDAY EVENING, HARMSBURG TELEGRAPH MARCH 18, 1916, This Evening's Attractions at (he Theaters COLONIAL—De Wolf Hopper, in "Don Quixote FAMILY ' GRAND REGENT—Bessie Barriscale, in "The Painted Soul." VICTORIA—"The Hunted Woman." MAJESTIC —"The Fortune Seekers" and other acts. VARIETY BILL AT THE VICTORIA Coming Week's Attractions Embrace Big Variety; Some Stage Stars The bill at the Victoria for the com ing week will be inaugurated on Mon day with a prominent stage actress in "Her Debt of Honor," produced by the Metro, featuring Vallt Valli. This film, which Is In five parts, is a strong fea ture. in which the heroine finds herself unknowingly an object of charity at the hands of a man who has perverted an inheritance from its rightful owner. In payin- back her debt she finds the true state of affairs, and is successful in thwarting the machinations of her supposed benefactor, and bestowing in heritance where it belongs. For Tues day the star is Jane Grey in "Man and His Angel." The story is one of hidden identity, Sonia conducts a book store, and In her spare time cultivates her voice. As a clerk in her store she has a man who was discharged for forgery. While she is away studying the father dies confessing her birth, but the evil impulse in her clerk lead him to try to break the engagement existing between the girl and a rich young man, but in his greatest coupe his better impulses come to the surface and he confesses the truth. For Wednesday there will be a triple bill, comprising "Napoleon, the Great." another instalment of "The Strange Case of Mary Page." and "De fense or Tribute?" a film along the lines of preparedness, which this house will | show and devote one-third of the pro ceeds to the Alarjorie Sterrett battle j ship funrl. For Thursday the feature i will be "The Master Smiles.'' For Friday. Kitty Gordon, she of stage fame, will appear in "As In a Looking Glass," a thrilling play of an adventuress playing one man against another with the hope of eventually winning, but just as she is about to gain the happiness for which she has longed, slie is confronted by the man against whom she has several times played. He reveals all of her past and the man to whom she Is married must pass from her life, for looking in a mirror she reflects, writes a note and commits suicide. For Saturday, too, there are stage stars, Blckcl and Wat son, those comedians who have deserted the stage for the realm of motion pic tures. These comedians will appear in "Mishaps of Musty Suffers." In addi tion there Will be one of the Helen Holmes railroad series, and a picture play called "La Paloma." HAZEL D.WYX IX REVIVAL "Hazel Dawn will play the role In "The Belle of New York," originallv taken by Edna Mayo, when that piece is revived at the Casino, New York, during the late Spring. GREAT PAULINE HERE NEXT WEEK Big Attraction at Majestic Ex pected to Draw Large Crowds Pauline, the Great Pauline, is a name that may make some local vaudeville-goers reflect a moment he fore they fully recall just who this person is, but most of them will at once associate the name with one of the big laughing acts once seen at the Orpheum Theater. Pauline has scientific powers that interest, powers that amuse, but above all Pauline lias the ability of a master showman which ennbles him to exploit these powers as no other similar showman in the theatrical profession does. When he appeared as the Or plieum's headiiner about four sea sons ago, he succeeded in establishing; an attendance record that ranks with one of the biggest weeks the Orpheum ever had. The vaudeville offering surrounding j the act will be ehanged on Thursday! the same as other weeks. His sup- j porting Keith attractions for the first j half of the week will embrace Harry | and Eva Puck, vaudeville's ciever j brother and sister team. H&lbright' and Bates presenting' a comedy sketch called "Dr. Hush's Speed Tablets," George .Hall, the popular monologist. 1 and one or two others. i Chief of the big Keith names of the bill for the last half of the week will be Von Hampton and Shriver, sing ing comedians, and Daniels and Wal ters, man and woman offering a bright, and eccentric comedy skit. Another act of interest will be that of the Mari no Sisters; dainty Italian misses, who j do a song and dance turn. Of course, Pauline will be the' bright headliner of the week-end bill 1 also. Pauline's act can practically be I said to be different at each perform- • ance, so persons who see him during ; the first half of the week need have I no fear that he won't have something new when they see him for the see-1 ond time. This artist, who estab-1 lished of the record-breaking, weeks at the Orpheum, when vaude-, ville held sway there, has just re-1 turned from a trip around the globe, j having mystified all, even the Hindoo. In presenting the Great Pauline at the j Majestic Theater for an entire week, Manager Hopkins declares that Wil- j mer and Vincent have gone a step I ahead in the matter of securing an in teresting headliner. HAPPY WHIRLWIND IS BILLIE BURKE Beturns to Colonial Next Week as One of the Week's Big Features Scene From "The Last Act" am r~* J Showing at the Colonial next Fri day and Saturday. Billie Burke stars In the Ince- Triangle play, "Peggy," the excellent Triangle feature that plays a return engagement at the Colonial Monday and Tuesday next week. An orphan and heiress, Peggy Cam eron is a lively member of New York's exclusive set. There comes to her a letter from her uncle in Scot land, offering her a homo with him. Peggy accepts the invitation, and comes breezing into the little town of Wood kirk, in the Scottish highlands, one bright Sunday morning. Andrew Cameron, (William H, Thompson) and the minister, the Rev. Donald Bruce (William Desmond), surprise Peggy working under her mac-bine in overalls. Her uncle is shocked and forbids her ever to ap pear again in masculine garb. Nevertheless Peggy dons her cousin's masculine dress one night and goes for a spin. It starts to rain and the automobile gets stalled. Peggy goes into a vilage inn for shelter, and on coming out bumps into the min ister. The following events show Peggy In her more serious moods and she plays no small part in reconciling her cousin who has secretly married against his father's wishes. Then just as she has decided to quit the Scotch village her love for the young minister, and his love for her decides her in favor of life in the Scottish town with the man she loves. Mansfield on Wednesday and Thursday ■ Chevrial. Mansfield's well-known! role, lives again in "A Parisian Ro -1 mance," the Fox feature at the Colo- j | niai Wednesday and Thursday. Baron a'hevrial (H. Cooper Cliffe) Is j a wealthy Parisian, a fop, a prcma j turely aged roue. His whole interest jin life centers in woman, or rather women, for his list of conquests is j large. Host (Dorothy Green), the incom parable dancer of the Opera Comique, | comes to the notice of Chevrial. It is said to be a stirring story, j "The Last Act" PH. and Sat. On the verge of Invading another j woman's home because of her love for that woman's husband, Ethel I Duprey finds that the wife she is about ' to wrong has befriended her in her I hour of greatest need. Here is a situation to try the emo tional powers of any. actress. Bessie ' Barriscale has the role, in the Trian gle-Kay Bee picture, "The Last Act." which will be seen at the Colonial Fri day and Saturday next week, and her | performance does full justice to the I unique situation the playwright has I conceived. Fate does its share. A kind-hearted I action starts the. young actress on an upward career, at the height of which the husband of her benefactor falls in , love with her. "CHARLIE'S" GENEROSITY : Charlie Chaplin has presented his ! brother. Sid. with $75,000. one-half the bonus Charlie received for signing the | Mutnal's SIO.OOO-a-week contract. Sid I ! attended to the details of that agree j inent for his brother. AMt'SKMKXTS AMUSEMENTS I MAJESTIC THEATER J Wilmcr, Vincent & Appcll's Temple of Keith Vaudeville J Engagement of One Entire Week, Beginning J Monday, March 20 IP A ULINE The Scientific Sensation ♦He will make you laugh! He will make you wonder! See him and decide for yourself whether he has ♦ supernatural powers J Remainder of the Show Entirely Changed at Midweek ____ ♦ Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday ; Hallwright and Bates James Kennedy & Co. T ITi-sciitins Presenting j "Dr. Swift's Speed Pills" "For the Love of Mike" harry and Eva Puck Daniels and Walters The Dainty Dancing Couple Eccentric Comedians George F. Hall Vonhampton & bhriner A Real Funny Man "Oh, Mamma!" Albert and Irving Marino Sisters Songs, Dances and Nonsense Dainty Italian Singers Matinees Daily at 2.30—0n1y 10c and 15c Evenings, continuous, 7.30 to 10.30—10 c, 15c, 25c PROMISE OF GOOD THINGS AT REGENT Home of "Paramount" Has a Week of Attractions in the "Movie" Line The Regent Theater announces for the week of March 20 a list of notable film plays. The Ilegent, is will be re called, is the exclusive home of "Para mount" in Harrisburg. No other the ater here shows these films, which do not, however, constitute the whole of the daily Regent's program. There are lots of other good things, includ ing the intensely interesting up-to-the minute Patlie News, Paramount-Bur ton Holmes Travel Series, and Bray cartoons that appeal both to the old and young. This theater wishes its .patrons to know that it takes into consideration other things besides presentation of the best film plays. Its corps of a dozen courteous employes aims to make visitors at the Ilegent feel at home and to enable them to enjoy every comfort that Is possible to pro vide in a modern theater. The feature that will stand out most j conspicuously on the tirst two days j of next week will be the Paramount I production, "The Ragamuffin," in I which Jesse L. La sky presents Blanche ! Sweet. Xn this drama Miss Sweet is j seen as a girl of the slums who has been brought up by an old crook who i uses her in his illegal calling and i stands as a father to her. Even more interest, however, is l likely to be aroused when Dustin Far num, the idol of photoplay fans, is j given an opportunity on Wednesday | and Thursday to score in "The Call of ' the Cumberlands," taken from the! book and play by Charles Nevillel Buck. On Friday, the attraction will be j 'T'he Oval Diamond," a detective story of a $250,000 diamond, and featuring | Harris Fordon and Barbara Gilroy. How Sylvia Is kept a prisoner on the estate of her uncle, how her father is murdered in cold blood; how her uncle is carried away to a de serted house, all on account of the oval diamond, is interestingly told in "The Oval Diamond." On Saturday—"The Wrong Poor" featuring Carter De Haven and Flora Parker De Haven will be shown. This is the story of a wealthy iron king who falls in love with a dancer at the theater, who is a home-loving body, and who every night after the per formance hurries home to her aged father, who is a crook and who shares in the profits of a raid on the iron king's safe. JAMES FINLAYSON r * ■ ' - ~ * wn j/L ...j 7 ~ a ■* •* ?** ■ 1 $w wf £s£■'* "*"'" j^^Hg PRl :^lMHi "Rcb Macbetli" in "The Night Be fore, " at the Orpheum Tuesday matinee anil evening. | HERE AND THERE AMONG THE FAVORITES | Eva Tanguay is said to have grown weary of acting in musical farce and has given up "The Girl Who Smiles" for vaudeville. She is to be in the Ziegfield Midnight Frolic. Oh! Evaline! Emmy Nieklass, who has sung in "Princess Tra La. La," both here and In Germany, will not do the part in Eng lish. President Wilson's plea for neu trality has evidently not reached her. so Andreas Hippie has engaged her tor his company In the operetta. "During the past seven years," said Alice Meilsen, the other day, "I have re ceived many offers to go into vaude- A POPULAR STAR '■"4 * I *" 4, ' 3;s^ B*' 8 *' * r * nil! wm uKHUn^nH '* vo ' **** ... **** **m _ e«w w- " MBBBBfcw n-*?**"* «»■ ~TW"*., ~ Blanche Sweet, the beautiful and charming Lasky star, will be seen at ie Regent Theater nexl Monday and Tuesday, in "The Ragamuffin." This is Paramount picture, with exclusive showing in this city at the Regent. AMUSEMENTS AMUSEMENTS An Excellent Program For Next Week MONDAY AND TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 21 Je*Ne I<. I.nxky pre*<»a<N tlic favorite photoplay slur, BLANCH SWEET In the teiiNc modern photoplay, "THE RAGAMUFFIN." Paramont. PARAMOUNT-BURTON HOLM US TRAVEL PICTURES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 23 PALLAS PICTURES prcscntM DUSTIN FARNUM and MYRTLE STEDMAN —ix— "THE CALLS OF THE CUMBERLANDS" From the popular hook aud play by Charlen Neville Buck, l'aramoiiat. FRIDAY ONLY, MARCH 24 "THE OVAL DIAMOND" FEATURING HARRIS GORDON and BARBARA GILROY A detective atory of a 8*r»0,000.00 diamond. PATH 12 NEWS SATURDAY, MARCH 25 "THE WRONG DOOR" FEATURING CARTER DE HAVEN A Njiitrklius drama of youth and roinaiieo. RRAY CARTOONS and PATHE NEWS APPROPRIATE MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT WITH ALL SHOWS Open 10 A.M. until II P.M. Saturday* and Holiday*, 10 A.M. until 11.30 P.M. ADMISSION Adults, 10c; Children, 5c ■—— ,—J ORPHEUM I Matinee I TIIC. jVJ 3fi 2] I Evrnlii* J 25e to *I.OO UIUI* J 260 to VI.RO I I WM. MORRIS Present* l-'lrwt Time lu America "THE NIGHT BEFORE" A NEW 3-ACT DOMESTIC COMEDY, WITH SONGS . WRITTEN BY HARRY LAUDER ALL-STAR SCOTCH CAST, SCOTCH HUMOR THAT ALL CAN UN DERSTAND. A LAUGH IN EVERY LIKE. FREE—"TOOSII'I TEA AND SCONES SERVED BY THE PLAYERS TO ALL PATRONS AFTER THE MATINEE. one iNight only Friday, March 24 MAIL ORDERS NOW) REGULAR SALE WEDNESDAY JOSEPH BROOKS PRESENTS THE GREAT FIVE-STAR AGGREGATION THE NEW HENRIETTA By Winchell Smith and Victor MapoN. Foundrd oil Rroniion Howard's Piny, PRICES* lOWEII FLOOR. *3.00, * 1.54). RALCONY, CIX.O, I IUVL.J. SI.OO, 73r. GALLERY, 23c. ville. I liave persistently refused, how ever, to consider any of them, as I In tend to remain in concert and opern." This statement was in refutation of a rumor that Miss Neilsen contemplated A the transfer of her artistic ability. Kaiser Wilhelm, Impersonated by Lawrence Grant, Is to be the central figure in a vaudeville sketch now re hearsing. > Mischa Elman, the youthful violinist, is considering appearing as a vaude ville act in the London Music halls. El mun Is now In New York.