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WILL GIVE HOUSE
Leaders at Washington Fore
see Return of Old Party to
Power as War Measure
Charles R. Michael, writing from
Washington to the Philadelphia
Press on the Maine election, says.
"Republican leaders expressed
great gratification over the increas
ed Republican vote in Maine, the ap
parent decline in Democratic
strength and predicted that a sim
ilar condition would result in the
November Congressional election, as
suring the election of a Republican
"With the election in Maine before
him as a criterion of sentiment in
New England, Senator i.odge. Re
publican leader of the Senate, said
that New Hampshire would elect two
Democratic senators in November, a
Republican gain of one.
Chairman l'css Predicts Victory
"Representative Simon Fess, chair
man of the Republican Congressional
committee, commenting upon the
Maine election to-day, said:
" The Maine election shows a de
cided undercurrent towards the Re
publicans. The country approved
their attitude and will rely upon
them for wise conduct of the coun
" 'The vote in Maine confirms mv
previous statement that the people
of the country will certainly look to
the Republican party for leadership
ir. the responsible business of vigor
ous prosecution of the war. and wise
solution of the problems which the
country must inherit from the war
" "This country has not forgotten,
nor will it forget the decisive char-
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WEDNESDAY L-.VENING, TELEGRAPH SEPTEMBER 11, IVIB
acter of the demands of Republicans. 1
who defend the nation's honor, when ■
a policy of hesitant watchful wti\-,
ing was pursued.
" 'As they then demanded irome- |
diate preparedness in the shape 'of j
caution t'r am high places not to be-!
come nervous, and the assurance;
from the same sources that we were!
prepared for emergencies, we now |
persist in our uemands that the moot
complete utilization of our resources
must be wisely applied to end. this'
war. with victory in the field in the j
shortest possible time, and in the in- i
terest of the sacred treasures of hu- j
"Impressive " says Penrose
Senator Penrose, who conferred;
with Senator Ledge and Representa-j
tive Fess about political conditions, j
" 'I share the opinion of Repubtt-!
cans with whom I have talked that,
the result in Maine has impressive
significance. The Republican nonti- j
nee for governor, who had many clo- j
ments of weakness, and whose ele--i
tion was doubted by some of his!
friends, had a surprising majority.]
In one Congress district where the'
Republican was elected two yearaj
ago by 400 majority, the returns re-i
ceived show a majority of 2.000. |
" 'An analysis of the situation leads j
to the conclusion that what I conten
ed did exist for some time and that
an inarticulate and unvoiced dissatis- j
faction with the methods of tnelfl-j
cienc.v of the Wilson Administration
and the Democratic party generally
in the conduct of the war. •
i " 'There is no question about tha
absolute, unanimous loyalty of the
people to the government and their .
every determination to wage the bat-1
tie to a successful and unquestioned,
termination. This makes them all)
the more anxious to have the govern- i
ment conducted on the highest plane i
i of efficiency.
" 'The scores of petty autocrats j
I who infest the Wilson Administra
tion, with their ill-advised orders!
and edicts, hampering the business
world, and harassing and even :n-;
suiting the businessman, has eon •;
: tributed to this feeling.
i Declares People Are Awake
" "The people realize at last the>
| dreadful deliv even after the war ]
i was declared in making military pre- '
; paration and they are beginning toi J
| awaken to the way in which millions l
of dollars hive been wasted in bad
| projects and squandered in ways that )
at least are scandalous.
" 'Most of the moneys by which j
taxes are cheerfully paid comes from!'
the Northern and Eastern States!
which are Republican strongholds. It'
seems reasonable that Republicans
should have some little say as to:
; how these enormous taxes are spent.
| I do not think this means that they!
' will take the e.'irliest opportunity af- j
forded them and that will be in the!
• November election.
" 'The election in Maine prompts j
the belief that Republicans will hold j
what they have and gain a sufficient;
number of districts to control the j
next House of Representatives.
" 'The same sentiment which caus
ed Lloyd George to be placed in con
trol in England in the early stages,
of the war will be reflected, in my j
opinion, in the November election)
by the voters of the L'nited States to |
restore Republican control. The col- |
! lection of pacifists, collegians. Social-1
ists and others who fill the depart-,
ments here do not inspire an undue j
; amount of confidence in the peo
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THE FAMOUS HAWAIIAN PLAYERS IN "THE BIRD OF PARADISE," !
AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR ROMANCE AT THE ORPHEUM FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
"The Bird of Paradise." Richard Walton Tully's super-melodrama of fair Hawaii, is announced for presentation at the Orpheum. Friday nlht
and Saturdav. matinee and night. Despite it is now in its eighth year, there are no signs of waning interest with the theater-going PMlc. Each
vear a new face has appeared in the leading role. This season the part of Luana. the little Hawaiian princess, i s to be enncted by Miss Rita Romtll>.
"one of the youngest leading women to portray this famous role. Miss Romilly gained recognition last season which won her the much-coveted part
in which h'e will be seen in "The Bird of Paradise." The popularity of this attraction Is enhanced by the weird and beautiful music blended into the
play by the five Hawaiian singers, whose singing is one of the fascinating charms of the drama.
HALF A MILLION
IN EARLY CLASS,
That Many Men in the Crow
dcr Limits as to First Calls
in the Keystone State
Estimates made at state draft
headquarters to-day were that ap- j
proximately 500,000 Pennsylvanians'
who will register to-morrow will fall i
within the ages mentioned by Pro
vost Marshal General Crowder as ae- j
lected to furnish the first men. Or- j
ders came to the state headquarters'
to-day that in calling and drafting!
men who will register to-morrow j
classifications diall be given only to
men who shall haye attained thefr
nineteenth birthdays and not their
thirty-seventh. The orders for issu
ance of questionnaires will be sent j
out in a few days.
The state headquarters will issue a
circular of local boards giving in de
tail the plan for individual induc
tion of registrants into students'
army training corps.
The first calls to be made upon
Pennsylvania for sending men to
Camp Upton came to-day. Both are
for colored men for general military
The first is for 300 to be sent to
Camp Upton between September 25 "
and 27 -and 1,500 between October
16 and 18. I
Senator and Mrs. Sproul
to Assist Blind Home <
Philadelphia, Aug. 11—State Sen- ?
ator William C. Sproul, Republican • |
candidate for governor, and Mrs. j ,
William C. Sproul, probably the next' £
chatelaine of the Executive Mansion j j
at Harrisburg. will aid the campaign j t
to raise 5130,000 for the Pennsyl- j *
vania Working Home for Blind Men., '
which begins next Monday. The | J
money will be used to prepare the! ,
institution for the expected influx of; ]
soldiers blinded "over there." Sena-1 1
tor Sproul yesterday sent a letter to i I
Alba Johnson, chairman of the cam- j
paign. agreeing to be a member of j
the citizens' committee. Mrs. Sproul |
is a member of the women's com- ,
mittee, organized yesterday at a
luncheon in the Adelphia Hotel. •
Reserves to Plan i
Fall Work Tonight !
All officers, directors and mem- \
bers of the Harrisburg Reserves who ]
have been acting as drillmasters will <
meet at court room No. 2 to-night j
at 8 o'clock to discuss the plans for '
drilling in the high school students.
Major Henry M. Stine, the com
mandant, yesterday went over the
subject with the School Board Com- .
mittee and a schedule for daily drills
i will be worked out. These drills 1
I will likely take place in Capitol park | '
[ extension until winter sets in.
There will be no drill at the island
to-night because of the meeting. The |
next drill will be worked out. These
drills will likely take place in Capi
tol park extension untU winter sets
i in '
There will be no drill at the island
to-night because of the meeting.
The next drill will be Friday night.
Last night members of the Re
serves had charge of drills at Pen
brook. Hummelstown and Hershey.
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High Class Vaudeville. \
To-night—"Bringing Up Father at i
Friday night and Saturday, matinee 1
and night. September 13 and 'l4
Oliver Morosco offers "The Bird of c
Tuesday, matinee ;.nd night, Septem- <
Per IV—Gus Hills Minstrels. t
Wednesday, September lb. "The
Darktown Follies." 1
To-day, Thursday and Friday—Clara | I
Kimball Young in "The Savage Wo- (
Saturday Viola Dana in "Flower of 1
the Dusk." 1
Monday and Tuesday Madge Ken- S
nedy in "Friend Husband."
To-day. last time—"Crashing Through <
to Berlin." „ , J '
Thursday, Friday and Saturday—\A il- 1
liam S. Hart in "Riddle Gawne." <
To-dav Catherine Calvert in "A Ro
mance of the Underworld.
To-morrow Theda Bara in A b 00l i
Friday 6 "Virginia Pearson in "The '
Of course you are acquainted
with "Father,' the good old Irish
parent in George >
"Bringing Up McManua' world-, <
Futher at Home" famed cartoons.
UP Father." If you aren't, then surely | j
vou have been quite negligent and j '
missed a treat that has been the en- j
jovment of countless millions here t
and throughout the world. Manager]
Gus Hill was the first man to discover ! ]
the wonderful qualities of "Father" as]
a stage character, and it was through ] 1
hi efforts that the general public was
treated to an intimate view of the re- I
mainder of this illustrious and justly |
adorable family. And no one can ,
gainsav the fact that in spite of his
peculiarities, eccentricities, tdiocyra
sies foibles and other human short
comings. "Father" is not one of the
most beloved of all the popular
comics. The latest series in which he
will flgtfre is called "Bringing Up
Father at Home," and is underlined as
the attraction at the Orpheum to-day.
matinee and night.
Life in the Hawaiian Islands is the
feature of "The Bird of Paradise.
Richard Walton Tully s
••The Bird of play, that will be seen
Purndlse" at the Orpheum. Friday
night and Saturday,
matinee and night. This charming
story of Uncle Sam's possessions is
said' to have created favorable com
ment wherever it has been played.
Dealing, as it does, with the subject
of whether a woman can hold a man s i
love with Just her lips and her arms,
or whether there is something
stronger than that to hold his love,
is the whole subject of the play.
Luana. the pretty Hawaiian girl, dis
covers at the end that she is wrong in
thinking that that is all that a man
craves, and finding out that her
American husband Is really tired of
her and wishes to go hack to his peo
ple. she turns to her people again,
and appeases them by offering her
self as a human sacrifice in order to
save them from destruction. The
scenic artist, and electrician have out
done themselves in depicting pictures
that are perfect reproductions of the
Hawaiian Islands. One of the spec
tacular scenes is the last act. show
ing Kilauea in eruption. A native
band of Hawaiian musicians are car
ried and they sing and play their na
tive music throughout the different
scenes. Miss Rita RomiUy. whom Mr
Morosco discovered this season, will
be seen in the leading role of
and others of the cast are made up
of metropolitan favorites.
If you dote on real old-fashioned
minstrelsy with new and advanced
ideas thrown in. we
Gnat Hill's would suggest
Minstrels tention to Gus Hill s.Big
Minstrels, underlined to
hold the boards at the
Tuesday, matinee and night. There
are fifty in the company. Including.
George Wilson. Arthur Deminsr,
Rags Leighton. Jack Kennedy, Gol
den and Heins, Eddie Horan. J. Fran
cis Brennan. Eddie Girton. James
Baradi. Charles Kent. William H. Hal
lett. A 1 Fontaine. Carl G; aves - H*"*'
Roberts. Jack Bettersbv. Chiares
Favls. the "Quni Quintet." Markwith
Bros.. Walter Cate and tiilftV-four
others, all white. There will be all
the good, old songs and classics songs
that never seem to die. along with the
good new ones, will be heard. There
will be two interlocutors instead ot
one. a large ensemble, music, satire
a patriotic drill and completing with
an enilog of surprises devised by one
of the best of minstrel experts. Gus
Hill. Three hours of solid fun. an ori
ginal but thoroughly clean book is
promised. There will be a big street
Clara Kimball Young, popular mo
tion picture star, will be seen at the
Colonial to-day, to-mor
"The Savage row and Friday. In her
Woman" nt latest and greatest
the Colonial photo- drama. "The
adapted from the wrltinga of a famous
French author. Clara Kimball Young,
as the savage woman, then translated
to a Parisian ballroom, la seen to de
cided advantage, and all times at her
boat. Her support is the strongest
The jungle scenes are marvels of ] 1
beauty, which are unsurpassed for|/
To-day is the last day to see the big \ 8
war picture, "Crashing Through to , "
Berlin." This stupend- i v
This In ous war picture has |
the I,ant been drawing large I
Dnj t 0 see crowds and has created j v
"Crashing considerable favorable !
Through comment. As an added j
to Merlin" attraction for the He- i
gent to-day. Manager Magaro has pro- | s
cured a special Universal release, j 1
"Scarlet Drop." featuring Harry s
Carey, which he will show in conjdnc- i
tion with the main feature. e
To-morrow. Friday and Saturday,
William S. Hart is appearing in his
newest Artcraft release, •Riddle t
Gawne." This is the latest Far West
oicture featuring Hart that has just l
come from the Artcraft studios, and I-
New York critics say that it is the i
best in which Hart takes the leading
part. Its first showing is at the lte- j
S *Xext week, three leading stars will >
be seen in great pictures that will be i
shown in Harrisburg for the first time.
Charles Rav, in "His Own Home |
Town;" Billie Burke, in "Pursuit of :
Pollie," and Sessue Hayakawa in City I
of Dim Faces.^'
To-dav is the last chance for Har
risburg'motion picture patrons to see |
the photoplay which is
"Romance holding the attention i
0 f the of hundreds of persons
Underworld" who have seen "A Ho- -
mance of the Under- •
world" at the Victoria Theater.
This film is filled with exciting and
unexpected angles, and contains a big
] murder mystery that is solved in an !
j unbelievable manner, and one which |
| completely upsets the calculations of
I the observer. The story is a remark- ■
I able production, featuring Catherine j
'■ Calvert, the beautiful young widow |
' of the late Paul Armstrong, .the fam- |
j ous New York dramatist, who wrote
i the plav of the same name, scoring in- '
I stant success in Broadway. The film 1
: is an expose of vice conditions in the J
j great metropolis.
Theda Bara's host of riends will 1
be glad to learn that she is to return
here in William Fox's
Thedn Bnro 191S version of "A Fool j"
To-morrow There Was." The play i,
will be shown at the i
Victoria Theater to-morrow.
It was In "A Fool There Was" that 1
Miss Bara made her first big "hit" as
a vampire. It placed her name on the [
lips of millions of motion picture-'
goers over night. It was the first great ]
vampire role, and Miss Bara made the j
word vampire look as if it were spell
ed with capital letters.
ENTERTAINED AT CAMP
Mayor Keister and the city council ;
were entertained by Major W. G. !
Murdock, head of tlje state draft |
headquarters, at the Majors camp ;
yesterday for dinner. From all re- j
ports mayor and councilmen alike had i
a royal time.
2 FRIDAY 8 SEPT. 13
MATINEE— SATURDAY 2:13 I*. M.
Return of America's Most Popular Romance
The Play That Made Hawaiian Music Popular
| OLIVER MOROSCO
5 HAWAIIAN I
| WALTON/ ' M K SINGERS AND 1
I TULLY JggF -AND I
m thrilling VOLCANO SCENE |
WITH THE HAWAIIAN SINGERS AND PLAYERS
Same Magnificent Company ami Protluetlon Hint Is Seen in
Curtain raises promptly at 8:15 I*. M. anil 2:15 P. M.
Evening Prices—2sc, 50c, 75c, $l.OO and $1.50.
Matinee Prices—2sc, 50c, 75c, $l.OO.
SEAT SALE TODAY MAIL ORDERS NOW
A. M. Hamer Volunteers
For Y. M. C. A. War Work
Albert Milton Hamer, 1100 North
Second street, whose son is fighting
with the American forces in France,
has volunteered for Y. M. C. A. war
work and has been approved for ser
vice with the American Expeditionary
Forces overseas. Mr. Hamer was as
sistant secretary of the Board of
Trade and for ten years managed a
store. He lias been chief clerk to
Draft Board No. 1. He has volunteer
ed for service as a warehouse super
intendent, divisional business secre
tary or in the "Y" clerical force.
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Iff * The
Hon a Mild woman tamed PxirlNlan
Saturday Only VIOLA DANA In
FLOWBR OF THB DFSK N
The (lurk xliadow of trsiKcriy lifted
by the force of conxtiuicy and love,
from the popular novel.
CATHERINE CAI.VERT 111
"A ROMANCE OF THE
I Also Pnthe Serial "HANDS UP"
! TO-MORROW ONLY
THEDA HAJtA In
"A FOO I. THERE WAS"
i Friday VIRGINIA PERSON In
"THE 1,1 AR"
Saturday. DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS
In "THE HABIT OF HAPPINESS"
COMING NEXT WEEK,
| THEDA BARA in "CLEOPATRA"
I Admission, 10c and 15c nnd war tax
Anthracite Is Promised
Before Cold Weather
That the orders of Harrisburg eon- I
Humers for winter coal will be filled
In time for the cold weather was the j
cheering news issued by Ross A. j
Hickok, Federal Fuel Administrator
for Dauphin county, last night
It is pointed out that as nearly 100 j
per cent, of the consumers placed j
I their orders during the summer 1
months this year, naturally many of
them have not been filled as yet. The j
dealers are urging the people to ex- i
erclse more patience, and the coal will
be delivered in time for the cold
Don't get caught In the LAST HOUR
i HI SH to register to-morrow. Register
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"IN THE DARK"
ADDED ATTRACTION TODAY
"SCARLET DROP" Featuring Harry Carey
The BIK Wur Picture
"Crashing Through To Berlin"
THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
William S. Hart
in his latest Artcraft release
Just fresh from the Artcraft Studios—First Showing
No Advance in Admission
" COMING NEXT WEEK
"HIS OWN "HOME TOWN"
"PURSUIT OF POLLY"
ORPHEUM ANDmGHT TO-DAY
Seats Now Selling
PRICES: MATINEE—2Sc and 50c. NIGHT—
-25c, 50c, 75c and $l.OO
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Sept. 17, 18, 19 and 20th
CTDI7 wnoire Wednesday night
rIKL W UiYiW Thursday Night
SW WILD WEST SHOW
$3,000 Daily and Nightly Free Attractions
See Pollock Brothers' Big Midway
i Methodist Workers to
Meet at Grace Church
I A number of prominent Sunday
1 School workers will be included on
| the program of the Joint Centenary
I and Sunday School Training Confer
j ence to be held in Grace Methodist
I Church beginning to-morrow morning
j and continuing Friday. The pro-
I gram, as announced, contains some
• of t.he most forceful speakers of tho
Methodist Church, and will be full
j of helpful suggestions and inspiration
for those interested In church work.
: Dr. Morris E. Swart/., district su
perintendent, has extended a cordial
' invitation to the ministers and con
gregations of the city's various de-
I nominations, inviting them to be
. i present at the conference as the
• ; guests of the Methodist churches of
i the city.