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The Birmingham age-herald. [volume] (Birmingham, Ala.) 1902-1950, February 16, 1913, Image 13

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Over 500 Women’s and
Children’s Coats to Sell
Monday at
* Each
These coats are an accumulation of styles for
several years and some of the garments have been
worth up to $25.00. Of course they’re not worth
half that now, but think of it, a good warm coat
for a quarter. You can’t buy the buttons on some
of them for 25 cents. We do not want you to
misunderstand this sale, for it is nothing but a
clean up of real old coats—not any ways near the
style now.
Come early Monday and pick what you want for
■ ■" ■ *
Secures Talented Actress
and Several Plays
Teddy Payne, Favorite London Come
dian, to Try Managing Himself.
Shaw and Barker Back From
Walking Tour
London, February 15.—(Special.)—In the
early part of the week I spent an hour
with Marc Klaw, chatting over the tea- (
sons of his present hurried visit to Eu
rope. It seems that there were two or
three possible prizes to be picked up in
Vienna and with the view ot Judging
their value he had hurried thither. His
stay in London is limited to a few days.
As far as attractions are concerned in
this little village he complains that there
really aren’t any, and that, consequently,
lie Isn't taking back with him a trunk
full of English plays.
He seems, however, to have had better
luelt in Vienna. On the mantlepiece stood
the portrait of a particularly engaging
*trl. "That,” said Marc, answering my
unapoken question, “is a photograph of
?;1*a Aldar with whom I have signed a
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I 'Hinting Spell*,
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Appendicitis and Gall
The above ailment*
*re mainly caused t»y
the clogging of the in
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;oid and catarrhal ac
rretiaia. backing up
poisonous fluid* into
the stomach and other
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For sale in Birmingham t>y Kugene Jacobs' Drug
flute. 19*4 2nd Ave.. aud other druggist*.
contract and who will make her appear
ance in New York under our manage
ment in the autumn of next year. Re
minds one rather of Gertie Miller, doesn’t
she?” he went on. “And in my judge
ment she is just as talented. Singe like
a bird and has a singularly good notion
of acting. By the merest chance I hap
pened to see her play as an understudy
some little time ago. The manager of
the theatre popped into my box with all
sorts of regrets that the principal could
not appear on that evening. I told him
Miss Aldar was quite good enough for me
and that I should like to have a chat
with her. Later she came to my hotel,
but as she could not speak a word of
English and my German leaves some
tiling to be desired, we didn't get very
far. However, I tried to make her un
derstand that if she wrould only learn
English there was a contract ready for
her w’henever she cared to sign it. T be
lieve she fancied T was joking all the
while. Certainly she didn’t seem to rise
to the bait I was at such pains to dangle
before her eyes.
“In Vienna, however, the other day, we
met again, and she greeted me in excel
lent English. I needn't tell you that I
got a contract form out of my portman
I teau before she had time to turn round,
and it didn’t take' long for us to fix up
terms. So America Is going to see Miss
Aldar in the course of the next 18
i months. She wrill make her New York
debut in a Chinese opera called ‘The En
vious Butterfly,’ muafe by Bruno Graen
nichstaedten, composer of ’The Woman
Hater,’ and ‘The Rose Maid.’ The piece
looks to me like a winner, though, of
course, you never can tell. The heroine
Is a little Chinese girl; the hero, also, is
a native who, however, has been trained
in American ways and Ideas.
“There is one play I saw in Budapest
that f would like to do In America. It I*
called ‘The Legend of the Wolf,’ ami i
the author is the Hungarian dramatist. !
Molnar, whose piece. ‘The Devil,’ made j
such a sensation in the United States.!
The Idea is very quaint and original. The!
action starts In a restaurant where you
meet with a professor and his wife. The
first is a regular Othello, suspecting ev
ery man who even dares to look at his
spouse. Near the couple sits a stranger
with his back to them. But the fact does
not prevent the professor from accusing
his wife of ogling the other. There is a 1
considerable row between the pair and!
eventually off they go homewards as the
curtain falls.
I he two are in their own flat when it
rises again. They are dressed in their
best ready to go off to a big ball, but
there Is still an hour to spare. The wife
profits by the occasion to confess to the
professor that the stranger was In real
ity a man with whom she was passion
ately In love In her girlhood. As a youth
he had vowed that he would go out into
the world and win fame nnd fortune for
her and himself as a statesman, a sol
dier. a poet, or an artist, or, If his at
tempts proved vain, sink to the level of
a iacky. The cireumstanees that site mar
ried the professor is sufficient proof of
the small value she put on such bombas
tic promises Tired out, the wife begs
for half an hour's rest before they leave
for the dance. You see her place herself
on the couch and fall asleep. Then the
scene changes and you have a wonder
ful dream act. A brilliant ball is supposed
to be In progress; the guests, servants
and musicians, notwithstanding, all im
press you as walking In their sleep.
• Suddenly the figure emerges from the
crowd and, mounting the staircase, be
gins to harangue the visitors In the most
flamboyant language. It Is the stranger
and he delivers the sort of rhodomontade
which all of us at one time or another
have given utterances to In our dreams.
That done, the professor's wife moves
up to a group of lackeys and asks to be
served with ail l>-e Behold, it i« tile
stranger, her old lover, who in menial at
tire answers her request The solution of
the problem is supplied In ttie last act,
which brings the stranger to the profes
sor's flat, lie is awkward, uncoutlt, al
most grotesque Ir. his demeanor and ad
ly the only one for which he is fit—of a \
ly the only one for which he is litof a. i
subordinate In a house of business.
Rather a cruel satire on the illusions of j
youth, Isn't it?" concluded Marc -Jaw, j
"but at the same time a marvelously ef 1
fective play, and if only I can see ray
way to cast it adequately in New* York j
I shall certainly exercise the option I hold f
up on the American rights."
Klaw' further informed me that Lehar i
had played over to him the score of hi* j
new opera. "The Ideal Wife," which is
to be done in Vienna In the course of the !
next two months. He at once acquired it i
for the United States and, I understood, j
has a hold also upon the English right*,
although these he is quite prepared to |
transfer to George Edwardes. Apropos, j
Edwardes has again started a hare which !
apparently he keeps in a bag with th«* !
view of giving it a run every now and j
then. It is the advisability of raising
prices at the theatres he controls. Two i
and a half dollars is the present price'
for a stall and he proposes to Increase
the figure to a little over three. The
public might grumble at first, but 1 dare- |
say they would end by yielding to force
of circumstances if the piece were really
to their liking. If, on the other hand, I
It was merely a half-hearted success Ed- \
watdes would not be long in reverting
to tlie orinal scale of charges. George i
Alexander tried this scheme when lie was!
crowding the 8t. James's with his "House
In Order,” changing the price of admis- 1
sion to the pit from half a crown to three
shillings. Later, however, he found it
prudent to return to the old order o»
Little Teddy Payne, who for over 20!
vears has been a tower of strength at ;
the Gaiety has thrown a bombshell Into
Edward's camp by announcing that ut ,
the end of the run of "The Sunshine
Girl’' he intends to go off on his own ac
count. The truth is there is no part for
Payne in the next piece or, to put it more
exactly, no part which he considers
worthy of his talent. As principal com
edian under George Ed ward es he has
become the spoiled darling of the public
and. as so frequently happens in the
world of the theatre, he has no intention
of playing second fiddle. "If. as he has
publicly stated, he proposes going into
management for himself." Edwardes said
to me, "I am sorry for him. He little j
knows the cares, anxieties, worries and j
disappointments that await him in the
future. .Were I a popular artist I’d a i
hundred times rather go on year by y4fcr '
taking a salary equal to that of a prime •
minister than run the chance of losing j
everything in management."
Violet Vanbrugh (Mrs. Arthur Bour
cbier) has decided to try what she can do
unaided in vaudeville. As there is noth
ing for her in her husband's next pro
duction at the Garrick she has signed
with Oswald Stoll to appear at the Col
iseum towards the end of this month in
| the sleep-walking scene from "Macbeth." !
Tree Is lending her the scenery, originally |
used at His Majesty's, and promises that!
he will dq everything in his power to
swell the boom. Stoll, on the other hand, '
i Is anxious to make the most of this ven- ;
ture into the Shakespearean domain. >
Bernard Shaw and Granville Hai ker !
returned at the beginning of this week \
j from their walking tour, which, they
i both say. they enjoyed immensely. Cer
tainly it wasn’t the pleasantest kind of
weather for pedeHtrianism, but to such a j
minor matter each declared himself in
different. Shaw is now hard at work re-;
writing his book, "The Quintessence of j
Ibsen. ' while Barker is settling down to
prepare his plans for the autumn, lie
gives up the Savoy At Easter as he does
not think that his promised production of
Macbeth." which was to follow
"Twelfth Night" at that theatre, would
prove an attraction during.the late spring:
and early summer months. But he is j
full of Ideas for his next campaign. An
other wanderer, back In London, after
i year’s journeying* Tn the far east, is
William Archer, who arrives just In time
to witness the first perform;-nee at the
Haymarket of his own translation of Ib
sen's historical play, ' The Pretenders."
I White Ramie Linen—
36 inches wide, all pure
linen, heavy novelty
weave, nice for suits,
skirts and fancy work,
75c quality, at_59c
White Manhattan
Shirting—32 in. wide
sun bleached, soft fin
ish, soft stripe, regu
lar 25c quality, special
White French Linene—36 in.
wide, medium weight, soft
linen finish, nice for waists
and dresses; looks, lasts,
launders like linen; worth
20c. Our price.15c
White Flaxon and Lykelinen
—This fabric is well adapted
for embroidering. The crisp
and lustrous finish closely
resembles very fine, sheer
linen; 25c quality at ...19c
Special Mention of New
Spring Suits at $24.95
The Spring Suit question is one most prominent in the
minds of most women just now, and properly so.
’Twould be as natural for the trees to use last year’s
leaves as for women to want to cling to the old styles.
Here we settle the question. In this lot of new spring
suits are many fresh models in styles that will stay
5 authoritative styles. Modish $35.00 suits in everything
but price. An investment just now in one of these will
bring handsome returns in wear and satisfaction, es
specially good at the price.. ..$24.95
An Assortment of Spring Skirts
Unusual at Such a Price, $3.98
New and most graceful lines find expression in the mod
els of these fresh spring skirts. Especial attention has
been paid to the selection of styles best suited to
misses and small women. The materials are the last
word of fashion. Style, modes, good tailoring and
materials considered, the price advantage is clearly in
your favor... .$3.98
Brown Linen Sale
Monday at 10c Yd.
Brown Linen—36 inches wide ,soft finish;
weighs 4 yards to the pound; regular ‘20c
quality. The best bargain ever presented
to you. Splendid for dresses, for ladies’
and children’s shirts, skirts, petticoats,
rompers, aprons, furniture coverings, fancy
pillows and cushions, tidies and all kinds
of fancy work. Special .'.ale, per yard 10c
An Opportune
Close Out of
House Dresses
Light colors predom
inate, carried over
from last season,
about two hundred
in the lot, all sizes,
Replenish Your Shirt
waist Supply Econom
ically—Waists $1.00
Dainty new lingerie Waists that
bring spring time nearer. Ta
bles full of them in many divers
designs that will delight the
most critical. You can easily
select half a dozen that will
suit your idea of shirtwaist sat
isfaction ... .$1.00
Lace and Embroidery
1000 yards Point de Paris Laces, match sets,
Wide Shadow and Point de Paris Lace Flouncing,
Dainty Swiss Flouncing, open and blind patterns,
yard .....69c
45 in. Voile Flounce, combined with Irish and
French Embroidery, a $7.00 value, for, yd. $3.50
22 in. Voile Allovers, for making waists and over
dresses, per yard.$1.39
18 in. Swiss Allover, per yard.39c
Galloon Bands, 2 in. wide, per yard.12Visc
Irish Crochet Yokes, for dresses and waists, each
$1.75 and.$1.98
Crochet Medallions, each 69c, 75c and.98c
Anchors and Stars for trimmng Middy Blouses
in all colors, set 25c and.50(
Middy Blouse Braid in colors, bolt ....25i
Torchon Laces, yard.5c
Lace Perilling for sleeves, yard, 25c to.$1.00
27 in. Swiss Flouncing, suitable for lingerie and
waists, per yard.98c
Remnants in Table Linen—From two to fou
yard lengths, comes in Japanese, Irish an'
Scotch damask, also highly mercerized da
mask, from 64 to 90 in. wide. One-third les
than regular price.
White Lawns and Dimities—Neat checks, striper
and cross bars, worth 10c and 12'/.-c. Special a
Colored Wash Goods
For Spring
Ramie Linen—45 in. wide, correct weight,
new shades, extra good value, yard ... .59c
Voile—The strong call for spring, shown in
all size and color stripes, checks and plaid,
yard. ..w.. 15c
Manchester Percale—The best ■made, pat
terns new and catchy, numerous shirting
designs and wonderful collection of pat
terns for ladies’ and children’s wear,
yard .12V»c
Kimono Crepe—Crimp won’t wash out, needs
no ironing, exquisite patterns, yard ... 19c
French Chintz—The chic fabric for those who
appreciate a novelty of high standard, a
voile texture beautifully embroidered in
neat designs of all shades, yard.-.65c
French Linene—The finish and general look
of this goods is the same as French linen. A
splendid suiting for ladies’ and children’s
wear. The weight is perfect. The width
36 inches, yard.•.15c
6 inch Percale—An enormous range of pat
terns for ladies’ and children’s dresses and
men’s shirts, yard.K. .10c
lilk Stripe Poplin—The most popular dress
goods out for spring, shown in full line of
new, snappy designs and colors, yard .. 25c
Hack Mercerized Satteen—Splendid value,
lingham—Golden Rod, Toile Du Nord, Red
Seal and Renfrew Gingham are put into
one big line. We purchased all the good
patterns, any desirable pattern here,
40 inch Voile—Mercerized in the thread, new
crisp colors, shown in street and party
shades, yard.ra.. .25c
Ancient Coins Unearthed
Paris.—Whilst digging In his garden,
a vine grower of Marmery (Mamet turned
up a. beautiful granite vase, the contents
uf which gave out a metallic ring. Hav
ing cleared the mouth, out rolled a num
ber of gold piemen, silver doubloons and
copper coins, to the number of 18 gold,
W> silver and rj bronze. The Archaeologi
cal Society of Champagne immediately
recognized the wonderful value of ths
I treasure. Amongst the coins som« bear
the effigy of Charles VIII, 1484: Louts
I XII. 1500: Francis I, 1515; Francis II.
I Charles IX. Ferdinand and Isabella of
j .Spain, Charles I of Spain.yt’harles V. and
! many others, including some of Henry
VIII, and Edward VI of England, and
Emmanuel and John III of Portugal.
At the time of the religious wars the lit
tle village of Marmery was the scene of
! sanguinary lighting, and in 1505 was com
pletely destroyed, the Inhabitants beta.; i
massacred to a man. Probably the orig
inal owner of this collection hurriedly ]
burled It at the alarm of an attack, but j
was himself killed before he had time to j
recover his hoard. Numismatists and j
archaeologists of all countries will prob- j
ably await with the greatest Interest «
more detailed account of the treasure,
which will certainly he published when it j
has been thoroughly examined. ]
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