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SCREENJP STAGE (Continued from page 4, 2nd sec.) Walton breaks all motion picture rec ords by wearing twenty-Ave different gowns. Numerous other stars have, from time to time, worn a number of dresses in the same production, but no such display of the modiste's art has ever been assembled in a single production as in this. * + * "A Ghost of Old Moro," a five-reel . feature production that will be re - leased through the Kleine-Edison-Se lig-Essanay combination, presents a itory of Cuba under Spanish domina tion. The conditions that led to the war between Spain and the United States are faithfully and artistically pictured in the production. The scenes were Ulmed in Cuba by an Edi son company that spent several months on the island last winter. and laid on a gradient of 3,400 feet to the top of a range of mountains. Some spectacular and picturesque log ging scenes will have this setting for a background. ? ? ? Baby Helen Marie Osborne, re-chrls tened "Little Mary Sunshine." with the approval of her many thousand ad mirers all over the land, returns to the screen in "Shadows and Sun shine," a Pathe Gold Rooster play to be released on November 12. "Little Mary Sunshine" received her name be cause of the remarkablo success of her first picture. "Mary Sunshine." in which she starred so delightfully that, like Byron, she awoke one morning to find herself famous. ? ? + Marie Empress will be seen in "The Chorus Girl and the Kid." a Balboa release of October 27. In this play Miss Empress, who. by the way Is an English girl, is at her best because the play savors of stage life and Miss Empress was bred to the stage and delights in It. The story is unusual and some of the situations are won derfully dramatic. Lucy Blake, Ruth Lackave, It. Henry Grey, Robyn Adair GLADYS Pud , Thanhou&er St&r. and* PANTHUS./S^e World, in Scents nwn "PRUDENCE, TA# PIRATE" r.y? .y .vUlJ.lt0 madrc BUch? hit In the Thanhouscr picture, "The Shlno i b , ?,arcus ,ty)ow Scalers In grater New York that Mr. Locw has booked Prudence, the Pirate," Miss Hulette's next picture for all his thea picture 13 e 8 SIIss Hullette to appear in person along with tho Miss Hulette will take Panthus, the "ttglics pup in the world," -with her ^hen she appears at the Loew thea-ters. Fannie Ward is "at home" for thej next several days in one of the most elaborate sets ever constructed at the! 1-asky studio. The set cousists of the; entire lower floor of a Long Itfland country home, Including library, draw ing room, hall, dining room and kitch en. The production entitled "The j Years of tho Locust," a forthcoming i Paramount picture, is being made un der the direction of George H. Mel ford, ??? ?% Although she doesn't like it a bit, every one out at the American-Mutual studios in California calls Rhea Mitchel the pretty actress, who appears in a number of pictures with Richard Ben nett. "Ginger Top." "My name is not 'Ginger-Top!'" she says. "1 would rather they call me 'Fat* than that." As a matter of fact, Miss .Mitchell's hair is a deep, rich golden brown. ?g* ?]? ?|. The first Edison release through the Kleine-Kdlson-Selig-Essanay com bination will be "The Heart of the Hills," a five-reel feature in which Mabel Trunnelle and Conway Tearle play the leading roles. It will be re leased October 30 and will be the first ef a long series of feature produc tions that will bear the imprint of Edison and that will be placed on the market through the new combina tion. + + + "A Message to Garcia," a five-reel production to be released in the im mediate future by Edison through the Jvleine-Edison-Selig-Essanay combina tion, is based on the famous preach ment by the late Elbert Hubbard. Edi son secured the production rights to the literary masterpiece from Mr. Hubbard shortly before he went to his death on the ill-fated Lusltania. The picture was filmed in Cuba, whero the scenes of the story were laid. ? + * The Yosemite Valley Lumber Com pany has granted permission to the Helen Holmes Signal-Mutual .Com pany, which is filming "A Lass of the Ldimberlands," to use , the former^ camps iii the producUoh of that fifteen chapter serial. Alao to use an in. cuaad timber railway 8,700 feet long and Edward Peters constitute a strong support to the star. ? *S" 4? I Gladys Hulette has finished "Prud ence, the Pirate," a Thanhouser fea-j ture that will he released on the; Patho program on October 22, and has started to work under the direction of O. A. C. Lund on "Her New York," a story by Agnes C. Johnston. John J Bauinan is the camera man. In "Her New York," Miss Johnston has done the almost impossible. She has writ ten a countrv-girl-golng-to-the-city ')lay that abounds with new situations nd that never once touches the beat n path followed by most yarns of that type. + + + Predicting that a new and greater era of prosperity in the motion pic 'ure industry is at hand, Thomas H. Ince, producer of Triangle-Kay Bee plays, arrived in Los Anglees last week, to resume his duties as director general of the half-million dollar plant at Culver City. The arrival terminated an absence of nearly five months, during which time he Investi gated conditions of the business in New York, Chicago and other big cit ies of the East. That the public is % ? ' ' ' : v Mae Marsh. Mae Marsh, who made a name for herself as the little sister In the big Griffith success, "The Birth of a Na tion," was born In Madrid, N. M., No vember 9, 1895. Anothor sister hav ing entered the picture field under the Griffith management at Los Angeles, Miss Marsh was anxious to enter the samo field, and one day ventured into the studio. She recelvod a trial and after a few small parts she obtained the part of 'Mary, the lead In "Sands o' Dee." MIbs Marsh puts her span tln)c at her home in Los Angelef feed ing her chickens, tending her orange trees and working in her flower and vegetable garden. not tirinp of motion picture plays, but on the other hand, is dully becoming more firmly attarhed to them, strike* the keynote of Incea remarks con ecrning his trip. + ? ? A new star has been added to the Triangle-Kay nee constellation. Her name is Knid Bennett and. according to advices received at the studio this week, she is now en route to Ix>s An geles from New York, with a contract tucked safely away in her trunk. She was signed up by Ince after she had made an Impression upon tlie noted producer by her work in a Broadway production, and the authorial staff at the Culver City plant is now prepar ing for her a story in which she will make her debut. Miss Bennett's most rccent association on the legitimate stage was In the capacity of Ingenue with Otis Skinner. + + + On the heels of his successful launching of the first of the Solznick i pictures, Clara Kimball Young In "The Common Law," Lewis J. Selz j nick announces the addition to his i list of stars of Norma Talmndge. j whose work in recent Triangle pro ductions has made her one of the! great favorites of the screen. Joseph I | Schenck. of the Marcus Loew forces,! is responsible for Miss Talmadge's new venture, having organized the | Norma Talmadge Film Corporation, of which he is president. The first of ! Miss Talmadge's new pictures will be an adaptation of "The Price She Paid," | a novel by David Graham Phillips. ?? * * j It is stated that "The Garden of | Allah" has been completed by Colin Campbell at the Los Angeles, Calif., , studios of the Selig Polyscope Com I panv. and that the public will be per I mlttcd to view the wonderful film | dramatization of Robert Hichen's nov | el in the not far distant future. It is j claimed that the "Garden of Allah" | will prove to be the most beautiful production ever filmed by the Selig Company, which company has an en viable reputation for presenting won derful feature films. It 1b Filmland history that William N. Selig has nev er yet experienced a failure in the filming of feature films as witness his ' "The Spoilers," "The ".Wer-Do-Well,' "The Crisis," etc. ? ? ? Bessie Eyton (A Popular Sells Star.) Love may laugh at locksmiths, but love also lms a weakness for hoop skirt*! Winsome licssle Eyton, movie Mar, ventured forth for the first time In her lifo from that dear California. Little did the fair Bessie think then that Dan Cnpld had his oyo on her. Dear. me. no! Hessie Eyton went (o Vlckshurg to enact "Virginia Carvel." for "The Crisis." Scenes were Aimed right on historic ground. In Vlcks hurg there lived Attorney Clark Coffy, a wealthy young southerner. He saw licssle arrayed In hoopsklrts. lie saw winsome Bessie, we repeat, and he was conquered. When Miss Eyton 1< i Vlckshurg, she was followed to Los Angeles by Colty. He pressed his suit and finally was accepted. And then they married, ll was a romance In real life, stranger than any Uessle Eyton has ever played In on the movie screen! Doll That Mourned Washington's Death is in Slade Collection Now Housed in the National Museum Letter from Albert Edward to President Buchanan is Well Preserved. cJCTSSSU'S; 5S35 from Washington: 1 There's a funny, pop-eyed antique '< .Ir.ll baby In tin- national museum at wLlngto "that went into mourning I for Gen. Washington, at his death. That's how old she is and that s ! patriotic. For 100 years or so be ?tiff little wooden lady who was th l?v 0f the heart of a little New land girl, has been arrayed in a faded nlaln green silk frock, having doffed the weeds "?r the Father of his Coun try upon the expiration of the! pro scribed period for court mourning. L\len and women pass away and the foolish old faded things they P1*y?d with when they were kids go on last fng through the centuries. That 8 the grim, sardonic thing about life 8 Owners l.ong Since I?e?d. Inst for 100 years have been the hands thnt first handled the ridiculous doll thai looks at you through her painted eyes as "pearl" she first came from tbo laciorj. The inanimate reigns triumphant over ^miUiue' and wistful little exhibit at the national museum consists of a gsffiisr^sssa-affi. | the quaintest, crudest character Fash l& and the drollest "Shaker" bonnet, and other day I said Tlien there are serviceable sfMSSss? "tatting." Doll Tea Sets There. Primitive doll tea sets and doll fur Staring-eyed chlua dolls with slick black heads, bedlght In anclent brav erv are distributed among the ar" ells originally assembled In their In ''""I, r?thcr appealing doll display was recently presented to the museum b;^two Washington ,hi. \Hsses Slade, descendants of (jov. Slade of Vermont, who was the grand father of little Ella Slade. long dead and gone, who owned the singularly V'^e'sde?dol"Kar'; placed In.Immediate EffUry of Mrs. Washington. The plaster of parls effigy of Mrs. Washington, you recall, vrears an eco nomically patched and pieced blue bro I caded silk that really figured on the lady In her Mount Vernon days. She la seated beside a Mount Vernon table. , bearing one of her own silver platters, with a cup and saucer which are a part of a set presented to her by officers of the French army. Tho siik i mitts and beaded reticule show evl denccs of distinguished service. A moth-eaten mat in pie shape sec tions of red and white wool crocheted by Martha Washington herself is a poignant commentary on the way things outlast the people who created thF?r'?t ChUd Born In White Hoose. The yollew brocaded g0"P Iffigj with lace displayed upon the effigy of the wife of President Andrew Ja<ck Bon has recently been Presented to the collection by Miss "a^ J^cbel Wilcox, of Washington and Tennessee, who was the daugUUr of Mrs. Jack son's nleco, the first child ever boro In the white house. Miss Wlco* ? In possession of many ^asblerellce at her distinguished kinswoman, among them a gigantic richly carved tortoise shell comb of Mrs. Jackson s, which has also been contributed to the museum, | Ml** Wilcox, the namesake of Mrs. ; Andrew Jackson, Is particularly prom i Incnt la D. A. It circlcs. Ml BR Nannie Randolph llcth, of notable southern anccslry, president of tbc Southern Kellef socioty of I Washington, has contributed to the national museum a number of pre cious Washington relics which she In herited from her godmother, the late Mrs. Goldsborough, of Maryland. In the Heth collection arc tho paste kneo buckles worn by Gen. Washington, his punch cup and his brass warming pan, a massive gold necklace worn by Mar tha Washington, a lace fichu, fan, car. I ringB, etc. Interesting Exhibit A letter In the national museum as fresh and vital as If it were written yesterday, though penned March 2!), 1862, is an Interesting exhibit in the Harriet Lane Johnson collection, which occupies an entire room. The letter, written from Joffa and signed "Yours very truly, Albert Ed ward," Is from the late King Edward when he was Prince of Wales, to for mer President Buchanan. The Prince of Wales, when he was a youth of 20, visited tho United States and was the guest In Washing ton of President Iluchanan and lila beautiful niece, the mistress of his bachelor home. Miss Harriet Lane, who was later Mrs. Johnson. A group por trait of the Prince of Wales, President Buchanan. Miss Lane, and many ac companying dignitaries, assembled at tbc tomb of Washington, at Mount Vernon, is In the Harriet Lane John ston collection. Tbc letter of the Prince of Wales, who was In mourning at that time for his father, is written in a hand of sin gular elegance and distinction on thin white stationery surrounded by a black border a half inch thick. Tho letter begins: "Dear Mr. Buchanan: Permit me to request that you will accept the ac companying portrait as a slight mark of my grateful recollection of the hos pitable reception and agreeable enter tainment accorded me as your guest." The portrait mentioned was one of the Prince of Wales' mother, her ma jesty Queen Victoria. A large photograph of herself seat ed before a table bearing a portrait of bcr late husband, Prince Albert, also In the collection, was sent to Mrs. Har riet Lane Johnston by the queen. It bears the autographic inscription, "Victoria Reglna, 1898." SAYS ANY MAN IN LOVE IS LIKELY TO BE FOOLISH DENVER, Colo.. Oct 21.?"Mr. Marsh," said Don Blackwood to the city attorney, "were you ever In love?" Mr. Marsh blushed and changed the subject "If you ever were In love," con tinued Blackwood, "then you know that every man In love makes a fool of himself, bo why rehash any old love affairs of mine?" Blackwood is alleged to have threat ened the life of District Attornoy Rush, and was ordered out of town in 1912, but returned to Denver a few months ago. He is being tried in the county court for his sanity and he was put on the stand. "Instead of an inquiry Into my san ity, this is a case of persecution," ex claimed Blackwood. "Why should th? county spend (1,500 to send me to am asylum, and why should the alienists be employed at *100 each to come In here and say I'm crazy? Why dcyh't you let the Jury here do the question ing? You." and he turned on Mr. Marsh, "are probing Into old lore af-l fairs of mine, speaking of letters I wrote. Any man with a love affair! will writ# foolish letter*." FREAK EGG IS SHAPED JUST LIKE A CH/1CKEN NORTH ADAMS. Mass.. Oct 21.?C. D. Jones, of North Veaxie street, is ex hibiting to his friends a r*o?t unusual freak of nature for whirii one of his hens Is responsible. It Is a soft shelled egg. in the ex?ict form of a newly hatched chick, jvltb a clearly defined bead and beak and an append age which has the rmjxaranct of a , . TAYLOR COURT ! DECIDES LONG FOUGHJ CASE; Judgment of $700 given Plain tiff in Suit of Croston vs. McVicker. GRAFTON, Oct. 21.?Judgment of $700 for tbe plaintiff In the long drawn-out and tioltly fomented milt of Crouton against McVicker for posses sion of a $20 piece of land, was given here thl? week In circuit courL The case had been fought from n doicu courtu and was sent lo tho court of appeals on one occasion. Mrflran Trial On. Tho attention of ttiu entire state was drawn to Orafton this week 1)> the opening of the hearing of Colonel John T. Mi C,raw. former Democratic national committeeman, on tho charge of having been accessory before the fart In inducing the bank officials to lend money on notes of John Alexan der. after tliey wcro endorsed by Mc liraw, the state contending that both McOraw and Alexander were Insolv ent at that time. Imminent attorneys represented both slate slid the de fenso. It was necessary to summon a second venire of Jurymen. Elect Ofllcers. The state assembly of the Daughters of ltebekah, In session here, elected officers as follows: State president. Mrs. fiarrlo Mason, of Elklns; vice president, Mrs. Anna H. Wolfe, of Fol ?om; state warden, Mrs. John ltadger, of Klizabeth; secretary, Miss Jennie Hutchinson, of Charleston; and treas urer. Mrs. lOmmn P. Johnson, of Sls sonsvllle. Murdrr Charged. John Whnstroot, of Ornfton, Is be ing held In Jail at Cumberland, charged with the murder of Harry W. Mathews, afer a quarrel thero a few nights ago. Wanstreet Is a member of a prominent family of this city. Ribs Broken. C. W. Custer, of Grafton, while re pairing a roof for the West Virginia Industrial school at Pruntytown, fell to the ground and had several ribs broken. Ho was brought to liiB home here. Purchases Site. The Rev. P. J. Donohue. of Wheel ing, bishop of tho Catholic church, has purchased a large building site at Morgantown on which a modern hoBpltn! will be erected, and possibly a dormitory for use or University slud ents. Milk floes Up, The milk dealers of Grafton have raised the prico of milk from eight cents to ten cents per quart, effective the last of October. Company fTses Coal. Tho high price of gas has caused the Sabraton plant or tho American Sheet and Tin Plate Company lo change from gas lo coal as a fuel. It is claimed that a better quality of tin can now be made. To Sell Land. Commissioners have been appointed to sell many of the tracts of coal land In Monongalia county, which are owned by J. V. Thompson, of Union town. to satisfy claims against him. The decree was entered this week, covering seventy pages, and was tho longest in the court's history. Made Route Agent, If. C. Miller, express agent at Oraf ton for the last fourteen years, haa been made route agent of the Wolls F"argo Express Company on tho Mo nongah division of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. > mil Hold" Show, The boys' and girls' agricultural clnbs will hold an agricultural show In Taylor county, at Grafton, on No vember 4. A number of prizes will be awarded for live stock, grain, etc. Opens Rids, Tho county court at New Martins ville opened bids on eleven bridges this week, for which the state road bureau prepared plans. The Brooke county court yesterday opened bids for twelve miles of brick and concrete paving. On October 27, Summers county will open bids on flfteou miles of brick and concrete paving. Bids will be opened November 11 In Logan county for five bridges and thirteen miles of grading and two miles of paving. Boys Farm Land, The West Virginia University has completed the purchase of 600 acres of valuable farm land, one mile from Morgantown, and adjoining the pres ent state farm. Model farms for In struction of university students will be provided. The new university me chanical and medical buildings have been completed. Plans have been ap proved for a woman's hall and an agri cultural building, costing more than $100,000 each. The stato legislature will be asked also to make appropria tions to build a law school building and a large gymnasium. Sees First Train. Bana Kelley. aged 36, wont from tail feather. The hen laid this egg one day last week while Mr. Jones and his son were watching her, at tracted by her peculiar actions. They Immediately went to Investigate and found the freak. B. BOfFFA MUSIC HOTJHE Opposite Postoffice All kinds of Sheet Music Teacher off Violin and Mandolin Buy, Sell and Repair all Kinds of Musical Instruments f* ,, ? WE ARE ALWAYS BUSY Because We Give You Quality, Style and Service Footwear l!mt represents thought ami deliberation. Don't -wait until the bent fall * t v 1 e s have er\!d good-bye. Buy your Tootwear now while the buying la good. New styles on illaplay here In Ilarnna brown. Tan Russia with Louis and Cu ban heels?Mack, Glace Kid and Oun Metal. A complete ai< aortmcnt of two tone comhimi lions. All sizes. widths AA to E. ENGLISH WALKING SHOES In Gun Metal mat kid and tan Russian'?and you will be sure to find a pair here that will lit ami please you, as we carry thorn from the narrowest width to the wid est. Price $3.50 to $6.30 , J,2? II Highland Bros. & Gore jra at. j| exclusive shoes SUTLER Stows His Cunning by Resist ing All Efforts to Cut Down His Great Profits. PAJIIS, Oct. 21.?The French "sut ler" haw shown his cunning by thus tar resisting all efforts of the com missary department of tho army to cut down the enormous profits he makes out of the soldiers In tho zone of the armies. Camombert cheese, a favorite supplement wlUi the men nenr the front, and which Is dear enough In Paris, brings from throe to four times what It really ought to sell for nt the reposo stations. Other luxurios bring proportionate prlcos In spite of the Itinerant bazaars organized by the commissary department. The motor peddling cars are not swllt enough to get the better of tho "Butler." The commissary department Is now trying anothor remedy. Two Immense general stores have boen established at Important distributing points behind the front with n view to furnishing more promptly everything the aoldlers need, In addition to the regular ra tions. Each store Is sufficient to sup ply 300,000 men and the provisions supplied from them may be more read ily carried to the men than by tho mo tor-bazaar method, which required more cars than could he spared. Each or these general stores em ploys 3,000 men and GO officers. Oth er stores will be established If It Is found necessary. Halleck. Monongalia county, to Star City to take employment In a glass factory this woek and there saw his first locomotive or railway train. Wants Line Completed. William E. Glasscock, receiver of the Morgantown and Wheeling Rail way Company, has asked the leave of the court to complete the line from Morgantown to Ulacksvllle and put the completed part of the road In op eration at once. Orders EntvrwI. Orders have been cnterod for a bond Issue of $1,000,000 for the Im provement of Lewis county roads. The roads will radiate from Weston. PRAYERS FOR RETURN OF CASHIER WHO DISAPPEARS CHICAGO, IU.. Oct. 21.?Prayor relied on to bring hack W. O.. missing cashier nf the Bowman,Dairy , Company's EvntiHton branch when the Hev. J. T. IiOgan, fnllior. and Mrs, UcbsIc Logan, wife nf the niun, knelt and asked divine Intervention to cause' the Kim and husband to return an"" face the charges against him. Blmut- ? tsoeously with Logan's disappearance^, H.0GT ot the company's mon day's receipt*?Is said to hi' iBhed. Logan was aeon shor he left tho offices of the dairy, t toward Chicago In an automobile ' a "short, fat man." I'OLAK DEAR HT7XT. BERLIN, Oct. 21.?The flesh of j Iar hears Is being sold In Well hi Oberlauallz, at 11-2 marks pound. It finds a ready sale declared to he tasty and nour MUSIC If mtisic 1* the only thine you need to cheer up your I better not delay any longer 1 your Tlslt to oar placo of basin Colombia Grafonolas From $15 and up | Just to milt your Violins, Outturn, Mandolins full supply of strings for Instruments always on hand. C. F. ZARUBA & CI. 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