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THEATRICAL PAGE THE THEATRES **"* in the English Musical Comedy sncccaa, -The Quaker Girl,* the attraction at the Court Nor. 26 (llianksgiving Day) matinee and night. | MACMILLEN’S FAMILY LIVED TO SEE HIM RISE TO HIGHEST FAME _ Jm_ “THE QUAKER GIRL” AT THE COURT! FOR THANKSGIVING ATTRACTION STRUGGLES AND SUCCESS OF I FAMOUS VIRTUOSO READS LIKE A ROMANCE. Only American Who Wat Awarded' Firet Prtie at Bruaaela Royal Conte rvatory. That fame and ambition have theft price waa never bettor illustrated than in the career of Mr. Francis Macniillen. the famous young Ameri can violinist, who comes to the Cour: Theatre for a recital on Tuesdav evening, November !4. A broken family, a fortune spent and the death of a father, grandfatb tr and grandmother, all devoted sup porters, represented ouly a small pat of the wreckage left in the wake ol this young American’s rush to the very front ranks of those who have adopted his profession— that of a vlo- j lin virtuoso Like many of his kind the great I American dollar, or rather the lacK ! of it. barred the way to the goal he t sought, liis parents, people of mod- ! ernte means, hesitated but a moment. ’ then th» necessity for BccrlOre arose They east their lots with their talent- i ed son and placed the*'- modest sav- | In-* of a lifetime at his disposal. The first fruits of their devotion were gathered ahen Mai niiilen at the, age of 16 raptured the "First 1’rlxe of the (ir'-atest Distinction" at the j Brussel* Tioyal Conservatory. together wtth the Van Hall rash prize of s.vsto. Tti- winning of three honors being the tlrsi and only time they had ever, l>< ■ n awarded to an American. \\ ith this 'rlbuie io bis son as a solace Macmillan's father evi n In the hour of triumph was elzjvi with a j dead!) malady and died Courage- j uslv Macmillen's white-haired , grandfather took up the ha'ile which, though not yet won at that time, was soon to resu’t in victory. He dropped less than Ihrae month' after Macmll- ' ten's phenomtnal success at his debut vt Carnegie Hall. N. Y . In December, j i90*i. assured him of further triumphs in his native eojntry, Kdninnd Burke the Irish baritone, will appear in joint concert with Mr Francis Macniillen VICTORIA THEATRE1 THfflln F*x. A SAT. hi ATS DAILY J. C. LEWIS. JB., k CO. CRAS LAWDB1 k CO wills Air® rinirER FT.OOD AID r.RMA IIDYT.T rOBESTIB ▼ICTOBIAflCOPB ADMZSSIOR 10 AVD 30 CIVTC THE WORLD’S FAMOUS WILLIAMS COLORED SINGERS Will l>« at the Marke! Xaiimm *75?* tJsdsr the a'1 spies* of tbs Colored T. M. C. A. 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MARINEIJjO GRADUATE Famous Belgian Artist Paints Macmillen, Great American Violinist. i •» *• ■ ... m,m> WHEN Maurice Wagemana, the famous Belgian painter, flrat aaw Fran da Macmlllen. the American violin virtuoso, It waa at the time of the latter'* victory In the annual coneour at the Brussels Royal con servatory, Macmlllen winning the Grand Prtx. together with the Van llal tC.'iOO cash prize, the first and only time such honors have been won at thl* Institution by an American. Attracted by the young virtuoso'* ciaaetc feature*. Wngcmnns Immediately sought the opportunity to paint bis portrait. Macmlllen at the time was preparing to leave Brussels for London, where hla debut as a virtuoso was to take place. Wagemans had Just fifty six hours In which to start and complete hla task. 80 successful waa be that not only waa the work completed within the scheduled time, but the directors of the Bel dan National Art gallery were so taken with Its merits that they Immediately began negotiations for Its purchase. In which attempt they later succeeded, paying Wageinana 1*.000 francs for the work. It now occupies a conspicuous placa among the great paintings In the galleries. Macmillen is coming with Kdmund Burke, the great Irish baritone, to the ( ourt Theatre on Tuesday night. November 21. THE FLOOR ABOVE AT THE PRINCESS thrilling photo detective DRAMA TO BE SEEN AT POPU LAR PLAYHOUSE WEDNESDAY. The Play Is Built Frew a Story by E Phillip* Oppenheim Which Mean* a Real Story and Play. tin am Wednesday. November 25. the I’rlncea* theatre will ahow the tnoet thrilling photo detective drama ever ataanl, taken from the famnua myatery atory, "The Myaterv of fhar lerot Man* Iona |,y p; f'tatllffcaw Oppen helrn Thla la the flrat Oppenhelm atory to be preaented on the arreen and la olTerei] by apeiial permlaalon of the f oamopoliian maratlnr The Floor A bore" contain* a pur ale that would baffle Sh< rim k Holme* or Araene laipln It la a myatery drama which truly my at I flea hut never ronfnaea All of the event*, though they happen In amarine rapid aueeep ■lon. can he followed even more clear ly than any detective novel or rer* lar apoken play It la aatoondlng. In trlrafe faaptnatlnR and unuaual In the moat anperlatlva decree ft |* the ul timate limit of photo thrill* MONTRAVILLE M WOOD W ho will op«n »h*> Yottnr Mnt « • ■hrl’ li»n A»-o< latIon Inctum mid olio uinmoii <inirw Monday avenlna, with ■ l»rtur»domoii'tralion on th<-, monornll rar. I ho ay.naropo unit iho nl'rn > to lot ra« Ni>«to*n own *.7»3 farm*, raluod at • •.7**.7.V* m Mlaamirl , FAMOUS MUSICAL HIT OF THREE ' CONTINENTS TO GET FIRST PERFORMANCE HERE. la Clean, Wholesome and Quiet Musi cal Show, and of Unusual Excellence. “TSe Quaker Girl," the famous mu- , xlcal tit of three continent*, which 1 will he presented at the Court The- i atre Thanksgiving afternoon and eve “Idk, has a rather peculiar history. It was originally produced In lxmdon ' about four years ago, at George Kd- t ward*'* Royal Adelphl theatre, and Immediately scored a tremendous hit, remain.ng at that playhouse for twj entire years. The title role was taken by Miss Gertie Miller, who in prt- j vate life is the wife of the composer, ' Lionel Monckton. while Joseph Corn* I plays the leading male role of Tony j Chute. Of course, when the new'.) I of this success reached New York, all the American managers who make a 1 practice of bringing Knglish suc cesses to this country, sent their em- : butanes to see “The Quaker Girl." ) and report on Its chances as an Amer- I lean show. One and all these dra mat'c scouts reported that the piece, i while dainty slid entertaining and 1 too quiet for American audiences, ac- j exceedingly tuneful, was far and away I customed as they were to ragtime audiences, chorus girls in tights and general burlesque entertainment So. j In spite of the London success of th's Play, the American rights were not sought until the late Henry H Har ris, who had never produced a musi cal s.iow. took a chance and bought the rights. The result was amazing. The company which Is coming to ihe Court played one solid year In New York, ten weeks in Chicago twelve In Boston, and eight In Philadelphia, and is now packing theatres In the I larger cities. The estimated profits from the American rights for this pro- , duetlon are over $200,000. so that it can be seen that American audiences ' once in a while do apprc< late a cleau and wholesome, if quiet, musical coin 1 edy. EDMUND BURKE FAMOUS IRISH BARITONE COMING Wh#>n Kdmund Burkr left hix hum''' in Montreal several yearx ngo it «ai | freely predicted that a brilliant career wax in atore for him. The young bari tone, who, up to the time of hla going to iOngland to atody. had praillrnl law, appearing on thr ronct rt plat form only aa an amateur. lout little, ttmo proving the prediction Jimmied It waa nearer ly a year later when he waa Hinging leading baritone rolea in Montpellier, Prance, being engaged for an entire aearon following a debut tltnt won hlrn instantaneous favor. I Before long he waa appr-aring not only in Montpellier, but in Nlme*, Be. aler and other Prenrh citlea, aingttig aurh rolea aa Krlar l-nuretit In "Ko meo and Juliet," Mcphiato in ''Kauat" and Philemon in "Philemon et Rail eia " In there operaa and other* Mr Burke met with equal favor when later he became a member of the Co ven I Carden opera and toured Auatra Ita both In opera and In concert It waa Mr. Iturkc'a ancceax in opera that attracted the attention of Mine Melba xnd led that famoua alnger to aelect him aa aaatatlng artist on aeveral of her reritala, and for her great Join' tour with Jan Kubelik. Kdtnund Burke'a aucceaa in Kng-, land, on the continent and In Auatra Ita mean* that one more ainger claim ing America aa "home ' haa won roe. I < ignition In compel it ion with Kuroncxn ! aaplranta for connect and operatic fame Mr Burke'a triumph earn*- In a rurpriaingly abort time, but It waa not won without hard work and In-1 riomltable plu< k The young t*ana-| dl.vn baritone now la firmly eatabllahcd among the foremoxt alnger a of the day Mr Iturbe will aing In eonjunr lion with Mr Pranrlx M< Mlllen at the Court Theater. Tueaday evening. No yemher 24 COURT — NOW PLAYING Bally Mata BUS Wlghtly. a,IS , V W f AMO HU gig TOMS p—, HippodromE •twnawitnee lietwlt m| aa r Dll' I »* t* 7 Wnaderfnl gall 4411 Kit A ■eat Seata aSe CUMoai ISa PAVLOWA with Complete Imperial Ballet ea4 Mmyphney Orrheetra. Street from Mat ropeittea Opera Mawea. Maw Tort COURT THfcATRE. Dec. 1st. ■••va eaw aw eaia at Carte, larktam a Tyler* Wrlrae |1M t« at on ST. ELMO the thanksgiving offering at THE PRINCESS THEATRE AND DAY FOLLOWING A Remarkable Sta-Real Film Fram HorkKalmar Broa. Stub la at Long •ranch. Cal. Augusta Evina' world-famous Amer lean novel. St. Elmo, la unquestionably the vary greatest lore atory of all tha a|N. la picture form SL Elmo la' mora attractive than It aver vai upon, the stage The aumeroua rich inter ior acenaa are augmented with ecorea1 of exterior vlewa that tha llmltaUona of slag* craft excluded. 8t. Elmo waa produced by Elwood and Henry Horkheimer la their mag nificent etudloa at l<oni Branch. Cal., and aa they are old Wheeling boya. thia film maaterpiece should meet with a warm reception in their home town. This production or 8t. Elmo coat $104,000. Everything that money could provide, and.aktll and artistry contribute, waa Invested In the pro duction of St. Eltno The direction was painstaking, every detail worked out with the Intention < making it the greatest six-reel feature In the history of motion picture*. That It is j the greatest, everybody will agree who !aee It. Bix thousand feet of perfect photography, vividly clear and restful > to the eyes. Stupendous in qualities of human interest. Marvelous In its treatment of a tender theme. A photo play that will revolutionise motion pic ture production and establish a stand ard of excellency that will endure for lagea. St. Elmo will bold you spell I bound. MME. SCHUMAN-HEINK Who la cumin# to the Court Theater AT THE VICTORIA. J C Lewi*. Jr., probably the young - eat vaudeville star on the stage wilt give three performance* today aud Wheeling theatregoers who have not "Pen the Clever tittle fellow and hie excellent company should not miss the opportunity afforded in one of these final appearances. Their com edy sketch. Little Billy* Santa Claus,” ia full of *un and there la en ough plot in it to build up a more el. aborate production. "Billy" play* hia part to perfection and members of bis com (winy are out little behind hint in general excellence. Charles Leander and company with their dramatic -ketch "Which Waa Light” have made good with every audience and here la real merit in their work W. U* and Fisher's rtaasv singing and dancing act |s full of good fun and Flood and Krna. the novelty girls, have an original idea which they carrv out to the delight of all crowds. Sid Korcaler, In a mono logue introduce* new song* and stor ies and the Victoriaseope pictures arc up to standard nnd always good Unkind. Mr*. Avoir Itupols—I shall repre sent a cotton >>o!l at the planter's fancy dresi ball. The husbnnd— You mean hale.— Peat coke Is a popular me| In Grr HOMES OE WOMEN WRECKED BY THE INVAOERS. Women Deserve a Better Fate American women are better off than • heir Kuropean elder* In most re spects Our American fdrln. however, are of highly nervous organisation and usually suffer from troubles p«■co llar to their see. When a girl becomes a woman, when a woman beiotnes a motuer. when women pass through <he changes of middle life, are the three periods of lift* when health and strength are most needed to withstand the pain and distress often caused by at;ere organic disturbances At these critical times women are heat fortified by the use of Pr Pierce’s Favorite Prescription, an old remedy of proved worth that keeps the entire female system perfectly regulated aud In egeellent condition Mothers, if your daughters ar« weak, lack ambition, ore troubled with heads' hes, lassitude and are pnie and atekly. I»r Pierce’s Favorite Prescrip tion Is Just what they need to surely hrirr the bloom of health to th«ur cheeks and make them strong and healthy For all dlsasea pc-tlar to woman. 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Slocum Presents The Musical Comedy Success of Three Continents \ QUAKER GIRL WITH AN INCOMPARABLE CAST Mr. Clear & Miss Murray Bdi.itLiDu^ | The Handsomest and Best Singing Chorus in America. | 26—Big Musical Numbers—26 PPICP^* Matinee .25c to $1.00 KKlWCfi. Night.25c to $1.50 SALE OPENS TUESDAY. FIVE GREAT LECTURES ON THEOSOPHY! ( L W. ROGERS OF NEW YORK CITY. Iud«r, Wot h, SrOO p. m. So Wo larrtn Bodily Sooth? ■“<»». *«o. «*. p. m. Tk« XUTlalblo World, ftoodoy. Boo. 304, 8 mo p. ml BoiacAnotloL WodoMdor. »«. aft, 0:00 p. m. Tboowkt Power mod Kormo. Tkmnday. Boo. aft. B:Oo p. m. Thi Boulatdoa of th# Bool. At Assembly Room, Windsor Hotel. Admission Free. DR. DAVIS JORDAN TO LECTURE HERE; COMES HERE UNDER AUSPICES OP MEN'S LIBERAL CLUB. Will Lecture at First Unitarian Church, Wednesday Evening, December 9. The Men's Liberal Club announced yesterday that a definite das,' had been arranged for the coming to Wheeling of Dr David Starr Jordan. President of Leland Stanford f’ntver slfy. He will be here Wednesday December 9. and trill lecture on that evening at the First Unitarian church. Dr Jordan is an educator of na tional reputation, who has especially , distinguished himself as ont of the ; leaders of the international peace! , movement, and It is upon some sub- 1 Jfrt rolaMne to thla rnormeBt that he will lecture acre. Wheeling's l.mUest Toy land Now Open. Joseph Graves Store BETTER TOYS FOR 1-F-SS. Inhabitant* of Don Fairyland Make Their Boar. Dear Old Santa Claus EXTENDS TO ALL THE KIDDIES AND THE OLDER FOLKS A HEARTY WEL COME TO HIS GREATEST WHEELING STORE HOUSE FOR CHRISTMAS, 1914. Mechanical Toys. Iron Toys. Sleds. Wagons, Drums, Horns, Trains on Track. Me chanical or Electrical. Tool Boxes. Daisy Air Rifles. Pop Guns. Autos, Black Boards, Desks. Chairs. Toy Chairs and Tables, Rooks, all kinds of Games, etc. A full line of Meccano and Erector also extra parts - and Building Toys, the very best made A display that will make any boy wild with delight and even stir up father's latent enthusiasm Bring the boys. Let them enjoy themselves in Toy Town Santa Clans in Dotldum and Toys ready to welcome yon. Dolls, Doll Furniture and Clothing of every description Dolls that sleep. Bisque Dolls, Kid Dolls, Jointed Dolls. Character Dolls, etc., the lat cst ever. Doll Coats, Hats, Shoes, Sweaters, etc. Every kind of Dolls and Axings Bring the girls to Doll Fairyland. It offers an en thusiastic welcome. Jolly Old Kris will soon visit you again Write him a letter now SPECIAL—Velocopedes at $1 48, $1.98, $2.48 GRAVES* OPENING or TOY TOWN Joseph Graves Store 2*5 Twelfth Street. TWO K1/H>R TOY KAZAAR (•RAVES' OPKNIM. OF Toy TOWN.