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I k IN THE I [EFRONT ROW HEADLINERS TONIGHT. Musical Comedy. WVi'. Hippodrome Jake in Afrlci Grand There She Goei Nelson.... Frecklei Princees A Successful Failure Dixie Wife on Triai HEN an actor geta the worst 01 W/ It from a producer there is gen ? V erally an Item sent to the tradt press which vlcturcs things entire!) JIMsranl Irnrr. what fhPV rp.'lllv are Douglas Fleming laid around a montt In Chicago for "The Winter Carder Girls" to open this season, being pul ^ off with the complaint that girls wers almost Impossible to get. The chances ?'. are that the appended Item, appearing In last week's Variety, Is really intend ed to cover the failure of the producers to get competent girls but it would re fleet on the young Fainnonter it reac without this side "info " Whnt Variety said: "Douglas Fleming, who was with ont of the big girl acts produced by i'eppls k Greenwald, suddenly decided ns |5;-\. ' needed a vacation and forthwith pro ceeded to take one. The short time ai lowed for a substitute was Inadequate and It was necessary to close the acl temporarily Thursday in an Illinois town. It seems that Fleming was with the same firm's "Winter Garden Girls' last season and managed to save quite a bit of monpy. Evidently the strain of further savlpe was loo much foi Ef him." I Grand Tneatre Opens Tonight. The rather belated opening of the Grand Theatre tonight will be an event of considerable importance In local amusement circles. .Manager Morgan having gotten into the field ai the time of season when mad shows were "booked up" lo capacity it Is requiring considerable effort to obtain at tractions of a quality commensurate with the standard set by the house. Yet from the advance notices he ap pears to have Bucceeded admirably In II IB ill nt ttuiuuiiuu "' ?*? k>ii^ vj"vo. It Is a musical comedy headed by Harvey and Harold Orr and a clever company of singers and dancers. There are twenty-five handsomely gowned Beauties from dear old Broadway, an Immense lot of scenery, the consistent classy comedy of the Orr Brothers and the piquant beauty and grace combined with greatly lauded singing ability of Gertrude Purnell. the prima donna. The musical numbers are of a higher class than usual, at the same time retaining their popular qualities. They Include the dreamy waltz, the dashing one-step, the swaying motion of the Maxixe, and many whistly tuncltul airs. Once you hear "There She Goes." "Hawaiian Moon," "When You're Twenty-ono," "Seaside Bag." "To the Music of the Old Jazz Band." and "Some Time, If Dreams Come True." you will want to enjoy this twentietli century pyramid of delightful joyousness a second time ? - "Freckles" it Charming Screen Play. "Freckles," which is showing at the . Nelson today, is a refreshing little drama of boy-and-girl love, staged against an impressively beautiful background of piue forests and mountains. The screen version has caught all ot the charm of youth and out of doors that made the novel one of the six best sellers In juvenile literature. Manv readers are familiar with the young rhero who is known only as "Freckles' in the nrnhnn asylum from which he f . escap 'treats where he v . is apponu --.f. Umberlost. a value. , Here he meets a youuQ 0 'icnuing the summer in the mountain.-- ami a B charming romance begins under in ninan wtil/ik la Intnsrunlnd 1%.. . _ l>taSD nuivu in nHCiiil(;iCU lljr BeVCIill thrilling encounters with timber thieves. Freckles finally has a chance to prove his devotion by throwing himi' self In front of a falling tree just before it strikes bis little sweethetrt but. through the illness which follows this accident, he has no desire to recover because he believes himself to be the social Inferior of the girl he loves. The discovery of an aristocratic family tn Ireland and the recovery of his fortune removes these obstacles and the play ends with a pretty love scene In ; ; the hospital. Louise Huff makes a winsome and i delightful picture of young girlhood in the role of the little heroine. Jack Plckford is equally effective as the lnIdomitable "Freckles" although he looked Irish only while fighting. The remarkable setting In tbe haunt of the timber country gives long vistas of forest and sunlight which alone would make the picture worth while. GRAND Theatre | THDR. SEPT 27 I HARVEY D. ORR'S Rousing Musical Comedy n THERE Alir AAPA II I ant uut5 U BY LOUIS WESLYN AUTHOR OF H The Million Dollar Doll The New 1918 Musical Knock-Out ! Original Cast and Production, with Harvey & Harold Orr I] PRETTY GIRLS II STUNNING GOWNS HAUNTING MUSIC IMPERIAL QUARTET H ' : Augmented Oreheetra! H Prices $1.50, $1, 75c, 50c, 8eata at Martln'a Book Store R I until 7 o'clock. J PART OF "THERE SI 9|ESEBSES^i' |W?| 1 Harvey Orr attraction at the Grand and bi& chorus. I r_.^_^_,_,_^_u Triangle Feature at Princess, s I Jack Deveraux and Winifred Allen i are co-stars in a Trangle production ot ; "A Successful Failure," which is show ing at the Priucess today. Some novel twists are given to the story which is i that of a man possessed of a vast sum .! of money which he could not spend, i but fro mwhich fact he however obi tains a great amount of courage to do some wonderful things. The appeari ance of Deveraux on a local screen In i view of ni3 past successes here will be a pleasing-event, and the splendid ve! hicle and co-star combine to make the i Princess extraction highly satisfactory. ! Deveraux* popularity as a stage star was at its zenith when he left that field for the more alluring atmosphere of the movies. He was born in Ireland I i about thirty years ago and ftme to ( this country as a boy. He was educated at Phillips Lxeter Academy and i Georgetown University. Later he be came a member of William Courtenay's stock company in Albany several years i ago. Last season he was seen in "His Majesty Bunker Bean" at the Astor Theatre. ? ? | Mid Week Bill at Hipp Good. With a vehicle that permits of considerable ireedom, and depends much on the chief comedian for its success. Jack Fuquay "cut loose" last night and fairly convulsed the audience w?th latmhter in his supreme moments, and EVERY DAY \i Hippodroir | A Place of Clean Amusem IT is recorded in the management of this progressive amusement which "got by" in other table to patrons of otht proves that our standar that it is adhered to. Zarrow's Zig Zag Town Girls vs scintillating Musical Comedy of "Jake in TOMORROW?"IRISH ANG Matinee at 3, 15c. Night ? Next Week?THE C | Hippo. A Place of Clean An MONDAY, TUESDAY, Wl MATINEE DAILY 3:1 THE SHOW OF A Th RICH "THE W (legitimate Successor to the Great Lafayette) Supported by Miss Crystal Williams And the Entire Original Production ! Carload of Special Scenery, Tapestries and Amazinp Effects Entire New Show This Year. 1OO?BEWILDERING This it Not a Moving Picture, B MUSIC LAUGHS RICHARDS * Gives us the 12-eylinder 80-horse-pi the Twentieth Century, the entire | sumptuous gergeousness that make mystery attraction now touring Ami Positively the First T Price*?Nights 7:45 &nc Matinees?Da POSITIVELY A GUARA Box office open at 10 a. i THE WEST VIRGINIAN?F HE GOES" COMPANY i tonight presents manv specialty artists j ] |. extracted a cnuckle or ripples of tee-' j heeB with every gesture or expression, i . In last night's presentation of "Jake I ( In Africa" by Zarrow's Zlg Zag Town j Girls be nad the audience with him ! t from start to finish, and Jack gave : c them a good money's worth. At that. . | however, he is not the whole show. The | Zlg Zag trio was strong in the running j of a delightful comedy. Their vocalizaj lions were good and the "hocus" was lunny. Beulah Fuquay sings another | of those charming melodies similar In i character to the one she sang In the first bill and her dancing with "Daddy" Smith and Harold Gilles was superb Gilles and Smith are seen in good parts and their contribution to the succes.-. of the show Is a factor that cannot be overlooked. Ella Manning has one of those airy musical numbers with jus" j a touch of "rag" and she was properly encored. The chorus of handsome girls worked with a vim that was refreshing. In the finale Director Manj ning introduces a novelty in the form of a short military drill executed by Gilles and Smith, and "jazzed in" by Fuquav. Manning has seen military service and knows the manual of arms so thoroughly that the execution was so close to the real thing as to make it an act of considerable quality. How! ever, the fine points were probably not i fully appreciated by the audience, I many of whom were women, and the j rest civilians, but to an audience of ' soldiers boys or military cadets it 5 LADIES' DAY ie Theatre ent for the Whole Family. history of the present theatre that our idea of has "closed" attractions towns and were accep;r theatres, all of which d is not only higher, but 'ill again appear tonight in a new refinement? Africa" ELS IN THREE SCENES." at 7:45 and 9, 15c and 25c. IRE AT RICHARDS DROME II lueement for the Whole Femlly DNESDAY, OCT. 1,2,3 >0?NIGHTS 7:45-9:00 [OUSAND WONDERS ARDSi IZARD" Wf ink HI ; SENSATIONS-lOO it an Elaborate Stage Production. MYSTERY THRILLS ' The Wizard" iwer myatery fun ahow De Luxe of iroductlon being mounted with a a it mlghtleat and moat atupendoua irica. ime at Popular Prlcea. I 9:00, 25c; Balcony 15c ily, 3:00?15c NTEED ATTRACTION, p. on daya of performance!. AIRMONT, THURSDAY E duM bare appealed Immensely. The una bill repeats tonight, and tomorrow at the matinee the first perform* ince of "Irish Angels In Three Scenes'' rill be presented. 'Cactus Nell" at DixieWhile not the featured attraction. "Cactus Nell," at the Dixie today Is of mch Importance that we are Impelled o give It more prominence than Is I lsuallr given In milled attractions I The wild west with its popping pls:oIs. scalp-seeking Indians, bandits, samblers. etc.. doesn't sound so very tunny, and yet it is amid scenes like :bls that one of the newest Mack Senaett-Keystones, "Cactus Nell," is laid, ind tor tun and thrills Is more varied :ban the repertoire of brv one of the nervous bronchos that.bolt and buck through the picture. There was bound to be something ioing when Poliy Moran was made iheriff. With a hunch, and a gun in ' sach hand, she keeps the alkali! stirred into clouds every minute ot | he time. Most of the things Polly does with ler brace of 45's and what the villain ind the vampire do, to say nothing of he hand the Indians and Trask take in i teeplng the ball a-rolling, are too fast.! urious and surprising in their nature j o cause anyone to care what in the lickens the plot Is about, anyway. "Cactus Nell" at one time.grabs a1 mil by the horns, throws him on his 11 :ar and twists hlr tall till he promises !| 1 American chicle company A CHICLE V .tad KM ? . ? * I WIL] light i says: Yes, / P Coo . VENING, SEPTEMBER 27, to be good, and there is a certain wild s: ride which only ends when the cajrose <j crashed tnrough a roof and lands on ii his back in a den of rillany which will q lift you out of your seat. p The Crest Richards Next Week. Strange things appear, disappear >u kua wudk awai>iu5 UicvU' | ner Imaginable, wonderful flowers and phantom princesses spring up from al nowhere, young ladies float in thin air before your very eyes and Egyp- tl tian goddesses come suddenly tumb- d ling out of the ceiling. Such are the d: wonderful performances given by si Richards. "The Wizard," and his ex- ci cellent company who open a three-days si engagement at the Hippodrome Mon- t< day, wllh a daily matinee. Mr. Richards is the legitimate sue-1 H ccssor of the great Lafayette, and n comes here with practically the entire ' ^ original production, it actually requlr-! lng a baggage car load of scenery and j p mysterious effects to stage this wonder-1 ful show. It is not to be confused with ' a "slight of hand" performance, but j overflows with clean comedy, new mu- ] ~ E;| Provident thrifty folks % will flock to Harrison's :j: "Buy it in October" cam- :j: paign like flies to molasses Z % Wm&% Kills H'"?I' *I>"H I? I > ' ? ll<>l II LI AM CO in the thee "Adams I I think it' 'fe IDA i. PEl rHE BIG BUSINESS ling Pepper ;, * , , . . . , 1917. tc. mystery, variety, and splendor, the jstuming, tapestries, etc.. representig a lavish outlay of money end anuestionsbly better then the very fine erformances he gave here on his ensgement lsst season. | -CLOSE-UPS" | ?Sol. Burka has been heard from ad the growing suspicion, caused by le absence of news from the "front." j lat he was probably In irons, or un- j er armed guard or something, is now ' [spelled. Sol. is at Camp l.ee Is j juad master and has charge of the . imp's amusements. He probably will ; ion be telling 'em that they have bet- 1 !r shows at tbo Hipp. ?Charles Ray. the popular Thomas . luce star. Is working on his second hotoplay (or Paramount. This is to ? a plcturlzatlon of one of Rupert lug'ues' famous stories Victor L. chertzlnger Is directing the producon. OT.D STAGKR. | B u y i t i n | October | ^ X I ?/spe p^?jfjtf%0ms^ SS5&C>M?* ? 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