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Hip a TONIGHT ALL-STAR n VAUDEVILLE fl ACTS V * SHOWS 2 AT 7:00 AND 9:00 35c seat 35c Wir Tax Included The Latest PATHE NEWS and An Added Attraction A Photoplay Excursion to LONDON • World's Greatest City BARGAIN MATINEE TOMORROW At 2:15 25c s a e n a y t 25c 'War Tax Included. . THE BIGGEST SHOW VALUE Ig'THE CITY HW KNOWS EVERYTHING. Paw. what is the difference MIC* an optimist and a pessimist? PlW A« optimist is the man who is stock, and a pessimist is bought il. m> -on. Iff <***» ■ GRAND REOPENING lMPESSS theatr SUNDAY, DEC. 9 OBRIEN & WEST'S avaganza Company AND IGINGER GIRLS PRESENT "IN OLD SEVILLE" A Musical Cocktail in One Drink W0DR0ME EV1LLE ACTS 22 GOOD COMEDY PICTURES 2 OWS DAILY—2:15,7:15,9:15 tinuanre Performance Sundays and ilolidays 1:30 to 11. nn Prices 25 C Evening Prices 25 C and 35 C (War Tax lru luded in Admission) Rex Beach's Revised Edition of THE OILERS PHEUM THEATER Monday, Tuesday.......Dec. 9-10-11 THE THEAT RICAL W ORLD "THE AUCTION BLOCK" AT THE ANSONIA TODAY ONLY The s^tar In Rex Beach'« Maatcrplcce, **Thc Audion Block/* to Re Phown at the Ansonia today Only. Htumnt» of thé frsyehoK.gy of «. • »ok ednestf ought to find living iUuatrn (ions of examples cuslomurlly expa Hated upon in dry text by authorities «•n the aubject In Rex Reach's Brent picture, "The Auction Rlock," now re leased throughout North America as a GoMwyn subject. The gentle art of the "frump-up'' nnd the ''double-crows'' hr practiced in Hume strata of aociety 1 h exemplified in realistic action in the «ourse of the story. which hu» been deperibed ns embodying nil undercurrent narrative of "blackmail piped witli thuggery." Lila» Lynn is a beautiful young ad ventures* with what might be said to be a legitimate purpose—revenging the death of her father, whose life laid Leon sacrificed years before to the greed of Jarvis llaminon, once the superintendent of a steel mill, but now oillionnire man-about-town. 1AL e ratiates herself in liummoil's af fections for the sole purpose of ruin ing h'm in the eyes of the wo«*hi. Working with a band of blackmail ers, blind entices Hnmmun to a lonely country roadhouse, where, with the uid of a flashlight powder previously "planted" by the crooks, the million aire is photographed with the adven tures» in his arms. Eventually this hand of crooks turns upon l.ilas in the hope *»f profiting by revealing her hand in the affair. This move involves innocent persons and i-vonlually rosnllS In the Intcrxention >ok« (1 ice inspector enables him to de- i ltd that the gambling house con led by the leader of th«> gang be Talented Cast of "The Spendthrift" in Charge of Very Able Directress «• ï i EDVTHE GERAI. I>INE O'iEARV ■ ;*bit* diri-iiiun "The Spendthrift" »,11 1 ».' ......... ... , . elu.ul auditorium Saturday, Dee. S. l,y The • Masquers 1 ' K Here another "frame-up is en acted« this time by the police. Work ing on Instructions, the inspector "plants" a revolver In the pocket c»f young Jimmy Knight, wayward loot li er of Lorelei Knight, heroine of the story, and ho is hustled off to court to face u long term in prison. These incidents are but color for n story delightful In its essentials a story of true love born of trials and temptation. ENEMY ALIEN FORCES MEAT MARKETS CLOSE North Rend. < »re., Dec. 1 .—Two meat markets, one in North Bend and the other in Marshfield, suspended busi ness because Henry Holm, slaughter man and meat dresser, had not taken out full naturalization papers. Both markets were within the proscribed zone and the local slaughterhouse is across the buy. Holm, who in 4ti years of age, to«*k out lira! papers many years ago, but forgot t«* comph his naturulizatio i fa moi •; feel bearing lias al hes tall ami hi: AN SON IA SHOWN Last Times Tonight THE GREATEST PICTURE EVER EXHIBITED REX BEACH'S "The Auction Block" ANSONIA (5a , \PlCTORC5 .Hour . OF THE/ JIOUR BUTTE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 THE MASQUERS Dramatic Association Composed of Members of Central High School Alumni Will Present ft THE SPENDTHRIFT" A Modern Society Comedy in Three Acts, for the Benefit ol Central High Athletic Association. Tickets One Dollar. Curtain 8:30. Tickets Will Be Reserved at the Ansonia Theater Lobby Commencing Friday Noon. Tickets for Sale at Newbro Drug Co. and Gamer's Confectionery Store. CHESTER CONKLIN IN PARAMOUNT COMEDY AT RIALTO m FROM POVERTY TO WEALTH; FROM 14 YEARS OF AGE TO FORTY; FANNIE WARD'S PORTRAYAL AT RIALTf At the Rialto Fannie Ward, the pop ular exponent ol "young thinking" as ÄÄ place in thousands of American homes INSTANT POSTUM K There's o Reason" she calls it. Is appearing in "On the Level." in which she gives a remark ably vivid portrayal of the life of a girl, from barefooted shepherdess days, through scenes that are intense in their reality in western dunce halls and ranches, to a mature womanhood of wealth and luxury. The transition from one epoch in the life of the woman she was picturing to another was ex tremely difficult, and for a less o\ lerlenced actress than Mias Ward would have been well nigh impossible. In the first part of the picture Miss Ward is 14, and looks it—in the last part near 4t>. and looks it. Oi\«> of the most laughable comedies "howji iu months is -An Intel pal lethal Sneak." a Mack Sonnett comedy, which, with the tenth episode of "The Fighting Trail." completes unusually attractive bill. LONDON PICTURES AT PEOPLES HIP TONIGB A photoplay excursion to the grec est city in the world—London—Is < fered as an added attraction at t Peoples Hip t«>night and tomorre The regular program consists of i supreme vaudeville acts and the lnt Pa the New s. THE REASON. A happy man is Henry Hunts, \nd 111 -'» runH-nUd. luo. you lu ! And all heransr he neirr wants The IhiiiKs hr hiu-tn h. ivim ,• .