NEWS AND GOSSIP OF
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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.
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"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
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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.
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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
, 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
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.
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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
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"A Message to Garcia," a five-reel
production to be released in the im
mediate future by Edison through the
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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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(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
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
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
| the quaintest, crudest character Fash
and the drollest "Shaker" bonnet, and
other day I
said Tlien there are serviceable
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
,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
| 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.
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
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
Mr. Marsh blushed and changed the
"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 !
Judgment of $700 given Plain
tiff in Suit of Croston
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
All kinds of Sheet Music
Teacher off Violin and
Buy, Sell and Repair
all Kinds of Musical
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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.
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
Price $3.50 to $6.30
, J,2? II Highland Bros. & Gore
jra at. j| exclusive shoes
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
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 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
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
From $15 and up |
Just to milt your
Violins, Outturn, Mandolins
full supply of strings for
Instruments always on hand.
C. F. ZARUBA & CI. I
221 South Third St.
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