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ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK IN BOISE PLAYHOU8E8 FROM FI SeUETT STUDIO tPPEIIfl IN THIRTY-FIVE MINUTE OCT IT THE MAJESTIC THERTBE Maidens Selected for Their Beauty and Have Created Sensation Over the Country—Program Also Contains Vaudeville, In* eluding Williams and Miller—Feature Picture Is "Coming of the Law," a Western Drama Starring Tom Mix. The biggest show ever put on in a Boise theater in point o£ sise, variety and entertainment qualities will be witnessed at the Majestic theater to morrow and Tuesday. The feature of the bill is represent ad by the six bathing girls from the famous Mack Sennett studio. Mack Sennett is the best known producer of movie comedies in the United States and in his productions he utilizes the most beautiful girls available. They have been seen in movies all over the country, and now the origi nels, in any event the six bathing girls famed for their beauty and forms are on the road appearing in lending cities. Manager B. W. Blckert was not slow to engage them for their 35-minute act at the Majestic tomorrow and Tuesday. ALSO THE VAUDEVILLE In addition the regular vaudeville ahow will be put on, including Wil liams and Miller In a comedy' singing and talking act and the Mysteriös Reno company in u mysterious enter tainment. "THF. COMING OF THE LAW" The feature picture of this extra big bill wilt be "The Coming of the Law," a western drama of the screen starring Tom Mix. It is a stirring story. One day Kent is riding around his ranch and comes upon Dunlavey's men re-branding some of the cattle of the Circle Bar ranch with the marking of the Circle Cross ranch. The men see him and give chase. As they are gain ing on him he comes to a steep em benkment and down this, without hes itation, he rides his horse. This hill is ao steep that even Dunleavy's gang refuse to follow him. They ride around in another direction and here again Kent pulls a stunt that sends them sprawling from their saddles. In one of these scenes, where the men fire at Kent a bullet goes through the knot of Kent's tie. After Kent has urset his pursuers he gallops along until he comes to the home of Nellie Hazelton, where he torrieB for some buttermilk. Dunlavey goes to the "Kicker" office and offers to buy both the ranch and the newspaper. When Kent refuses Big Bill tells him he will be run out of town. Kent laughs at this threat. ON MURDER MISSION. Big BUI sends a henchman. Ten Thought Big House on Hill Just the Place to Look—Story Presented Here in "Home Wanted." Dear Madge Evans, who has ap peared with such tremendous success as a star in a number of pictures. Is scheduled to appear Monday and Tues day at the Empress theater in her newest production, "Home Wanted." Madge appears in this new produc tion In the role of an orphan. Madge Dow, who longs to have a mother of her own and who is under the belief that she will find this greatly desired moth'-r la the big house on the hill which she is able to see from the or phanage. But when Madge finally I I I j ! ' THE ACTRESS WHO IMITATES CRIMINALS JVS7SC7ÙJLA DJ7A/7 MOZJW'CW/VS&S XL & CC/AC. AT77ZACTKW '(P72£7T7'3770Ç77f " At tli« Majestic Friday and Saturday I Spot, to kill Kent. Ten 3pot has al ways "got" the men Big Bill sent him to get. But in this Instance Kent takes the gun away from Ten Spot and gives him a good beating. Ten Spot, who admires the way he has been han dled, goes to Big Bill and tells him he didn't shoot Kent and doesn't in tend to. Big Bill sees Kent riding out of town and decides to give him the beat ing of his life. He and hlB men ride after Kent; one of the men throws a lasso and pulls Kent front his horse, and they herd-rido him—that is, they drag him along the ground at the end of a ropo between their galloping horses. Later they beat him unmerci fully. Jlollis, in bad shape, makes his way to Nellie's cabin and he convalesces there—the pair meanwhile falling in love. RUNS FOR SHERIFF Kent, knowing the sheriff is in Dun la vey's power, decides to run for sheriff himself; and on the morning of the election, being fully recovered, ho goes to the election booth, disarms Fig Bill and tells him the election is to proceed according to the law. Big Bill secretly sends Yuma Ed to Nel lie's cabin, and when he finds that the -lection is going against him he has one of his men tell Kent where Y"uma Ed is and that he Intends to kidnap Nellie. Kent hurries to Nellie's cabin. There is a terrific battle, but finally Kent rescues Nellie. While Kent is away the better element of Dry Bot tom decides to elect him and go to the election place and, led by Ten Spot, throw Big Bill out. Big Bill gathers remnant of his gang and goes out get Kent. They meet him and the girl on the way to town and give chase BAD MEN DONE UP Kent had been elected and a large deputation ride out to inform him of the fact. Big Bill and his men get into a cabin and fire at the crowd from there. Finally Kent gets an old wagon, fills It with brush and sends the wagon down hill. It crashes into the cabin and sets the building on fire, forcing the bad men into the open. Big Bill and some of his crowd are killed and the others are made prisoners. Kent rides back to Nellie and tells her that law and order have been established.' She puts her hands in his. He takes lier in his arms as the scene fades out. manages to got to the big house she finds there something entirely differ ent from what she had expected. Does she find a mother there? Is she made happy by what she finds? You'll get the answers to thes<) questions when you see this pleasing picture. Madg is supported by a splendid cast of film favorites in this new picture, Among them are Jack Drumier, who has appeared with so much success in a number of other pictures, Hugh Thompson, who appeared as leading jrr.an for Evelyn Greely in "Phil-for Short" and a number of others. "Home Wanted" is a picture that will pleaso the whole family, from the youngsters to the grandparents. It 's absolutely clean, of course, and it is gripping, interesting and thoroughly entertaining. You will enjoy It And be sure that your entire family sees it. A young Boston artist, looking for a model, found on the Common Just the specimen of genus hobo she re quired. In making arrangements with him she said ,''You know, posing Is not particularly easy to one not ac customed to It—how long can you stay In one position without moving?" "Till the cops got busy, miss," was the tramp's reply. PLAYERS IN PRETTY PASTORAL LOVE STORY HERE THIS WEEK 1 -- * s ÜÜ — * ~ v ROBERT HARRON and CLARINE SEYMOUR ,* D.W. GRIFFITH S 'True Heart Susie 1 " .An AßTCßAFT Picftire At the Strand Thursday, Friday and Saturday. TO COLLEGE Sells Butter, Eggs and Cow to Help Student When Politician Fails to Keep Promise. PATHOS INTERWOVEN Lillian Gish Is Star of Beautiful Pastoral Story of Rare De votion and Heart Interest. Charming, indeed, is the story of "True Heart Susie," David W. Grif fith's new picture which will be shown at the Strand theater next Thursday. Friday and Saturday. It is one of those pastoral themes which rise to the dignity of screen classics by rea son of the artistry of this master pro ducer, and which invariably hold their own against criticism. In this fascinating story of a little Hooster girl who loves a boy with rare devotion the heart interest Is suprem j and the suspense wonderfully eonj ptlling. Susie May Trueheart lovfes William Jenkins so well that when a politician fails to keep his promise to send William to school she sells but ter and eggs and even her cow to raise funds for tho purpose. So It happens that William goes to college, but he is ur.aware that his good angel is Susie, to whom he writes desultory letters. THE OUTCOME So it happens that when he leaves college and is ordained a minister he comes to his home as pastor of the village church. Then tho tragedy of poor Susie's life is born. William weds a flighty beautiful girl who repays his love by accepting the attentions of less worthy men. But she is pun ished by fate. Susie, although she never has forgotten that she was the bearer of flowers at the wedding of the man she loved, protects the erring wife and it is only after the latter's death that William comes to a realization of Susie's great love and both find happiness. Sweet Lillian Gish plays the part of Susie and Robert Harron Is William Jenkins. Clarine Seymour plays the role of Betty, the butterfly wife. The support generally is of the finest grade. GOSSIP. Jack Mulhall is cast In a coming Metro melodrama. Francis Morrison is to be the con tinuity for "Pollyman," and receiving $5,000 for it. Thomas Melghan and Gloria Swan son again appear in De Mille produc tion. This time In "Why Change Your Wife?" There la to be a new glass stage at Laaky's studio. Houdtnl is expected to be on the ooast only. Bessie Barri8cale has been ill for the last ten days. A chance for a childless mouse seems to have been discovered, accord ing to this advertisement in the Chat ham Standard; "Small mouse wanted In Gillingham near dockyard. No children." WEEK'S AMUSEMENTS AT BOISE THEATER8. STRAND. Today and tomorrow—"The Hove Call,'' starring Billy Rhoades, natural color pictures, "Everywhere with Prizma,'' and a Lloyd Comedy. Tuesday and Wednesday—"Other Men's Wives" and a comedy. Thursday, Friday and Saturday—"True Heart Susie," a D. W. Griffith production, starring Lillian Gish. MAJESTIC. Today—"Sealed Envelope," starring Fritzi Brunette. Tomorrow and Tuesday—Mack Sennett Bathing Girls, tho originals, in a 35-mlnute act; regular vaudeville; "The Coming of the Law," starring Tom Mix. Wednesday and Thursday of "Smashing Barriers." Friday and Saturday—Vaudeville and "Pretty Smooth," starring Priscilla Dean. "A Regular Fellow" starring and the third episode EMPRESS. Today—Stock company in "Johnny Get Your Gun." tomorrow and Tuesday—"Home Wanted," starring the little actress Madge Evans, and the second episode of "Master Mystery." Wednesday and Thursday—"The House of Intrigue." Friday and Saturday (also Sunday)—Empress Stock company Dorothy Dalton has an unusual part as Cynthia In "Other Men's Wives," the latest Thomas H. Ince photoplay which comes to the Strand theater Tuesday and Wednesday. Cynthia i£ forced by necessity to agree for a stipulated sum to try to compromise a married man, so that bis wife may have evidence to get a divorce, thus permitting her to marry the man whom she loves. THE CRISIS The unsuspecting husband wins her sympathy and then her love and she is brought to a realization that she is about to injure a noble man. She wants to retract her agreement, but the other man, he who would break up the home, has the whip hand over her. How to escape the predicament is the trying situation with which she Is confronted. Her womanly Courai e as serts itself at the critical moment and ?he solves the problem. To tell how would detract much from the interest of the picture. The story was written by C. Gardner Sullivan and directed by Victor L. Kchertzlnger under the supervision of Thomas H. Ince. A FAVORITE PLAYER Ok* my Lillian Gish At the 8trand Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Miss Priscilla Dean Makes a Study of Professional Under world to Better Her Acting DEPICTS "CROOK" LIFE Clever Photodrama Favorite to Appear at Majestic Theater Last of Week in "Pretty Smooth." Ail the tricks of the trade and even the jargon used by professional crim inals have been acquired by Miss Priscilla Dean, famous as the portray er of crook parts in photodrama, dur ing her conscientious study of under world methods which have made her vork in past "crook" successes ring true to the life they depict. Not that Miss Dean ever experts to make any Practical use of her knowledge except for the purpose It is now serving, but she goes on the theory that everything must be well done, even if it is the duty of picturing a notorious cracks woman or a feminine yeggman. Miss Dean will be seen at the Majestic theater next Friday and Saturday in 'Trotty Smooth," as "The Chatterbox" because of her habit of tnlking to her self when excited. Gertie Jones has a rare dramatic gift of being able to Impersonate a F*renrh maid and the ability helps her In many nn escapade where the mis tress of the house learns later that she Is the loser by several costly Jewels. In the last picture Miss Dean, as Ger tie, has been hired as a French maid In the home of Mrs. Harper, in Ran Francisco. The girl is trying to ob tain a diamond neek!| ce which repre sents a good-sized fortune. She attempts to open the safe dur ing Mrs. Harper's absence, but bun gles tile Job so badly that she Is com pelled to create an alibi. She cuts a hole through the window from the out side, calls the police and tells them she lias interrupted a burglar at his work, but that he got away. In the mean time Jimmy Hartigan. the dean of all safe robbers, enters upon the scene Just before the police arrive. After the yegg has opened the safe and obtained the diamonds, Gertie covers him with his own blue steel. The unfolding of the story has been effected in a most absorbing way. ii I' Ill HID THE LOVE CALL" JIT STM TODAT IS ST0BÏ HUTWIli INTERtST THEME GOERS Scenes of Tragedy, Pathos and Humor Appear in This Film at the Strand—Properly Set Off With Striking scenes of the Primitive Life of the Great Western Cattle Company_Cast Includes Many Stars of the Screen Stage. 'The Love Call'' is the most uni versal thing in tho world, and the most insistent. "Tis love that makes the world go 'round,'' and to the golden voiced summons of love, rich and poor, man and woman, old and young, re spond. All else pales into .insignifi cance, for where love is happiness is found. It is the world-old quest of mankind .a thirst which is never sated, tho "desire of the moth for the star, of the night for the morrow." When mate first called to mate cre ation began, and so the search for affinity is the one dominating factor in life. SACRIFICES OPPORTUNITY In "The Love Call," a photo-drama starring Billie Rhodes, is told the story of a whole-souled but illiterate girl of Removes Key From Jailer's Pocket With Bare Toes in Second Episode "The Master Mystery." The second episode of "The Master Mystery," the great Houdint serial, is replete with astonishing feats of self liberation by the handcuff king, feats which are calculated to make even the riost blase spectator gasp. It will be teen at the Empress Monday and Tuesday. At the beginning of tile episode -loudinl, as Quentin Locke, is shown freeing himself from a stralghtjaoket— n strenuous trick that only Houdlni has been able to accomplish. Hardly has ho freed himself, however, when he Is again in difficulty. Seized and rendered senseless by the emissaries of the giant Automaton, Locke is bound at his wrists with ropo, the loops of which are passed over nails in the wall, leaving Locke hung suspended in tho air. The Automaton puts an em issary on guard. Locke recovers to find his guard asleep and seizes the opportunity to escape. Encircling the emissary's throat with his legs Locke throttles his guard and while still hanging by his hands In space wiggles off a shoe and stocking, thrusts his bate foot in the guardsman's pocket, draws forth a key ring, selects the right key and Insert ing It in the keyhole, turns the lock. Opening the door Locke swings it close enough to give him the leverage he requires and by resting against it hoists himself high enough to slip the rope loops over the nallheads and. lcavo him free. Tho scene was photographed In an uninterrupted close-up to prove the genuineness of Houdinl's feat. HAROLD LLOYD IMPROVING. Harold Lloyd ,the comedian, who was injured in a bomb explosion, is mending nicely and the surgeon now assure him of restoration to his bril liant career. His loading woman, Mildred Davis, is ready to rejoin him in studio work at a moment's notice. STARS IN COMPLICATED LOVE PLOT DOROTHY DALTON j'OUw_Men> 'tîvt»* At the Strand Tuesday and Wednesday the western country, who sacrificed lier opportunity to become an educated "lady" to make happy the man who loi cd her. A story of tragedy, pathos and hu mor, daring iu conception and original in its unfolding, with striking scenes o r the primitive life of the cattle coun try. Kid Allen, the heroine of the play, answered "The Love Call," for her heart was true and her mate wanted her. The production was made by Wil liam Louis Chaudet. The cast in cludes William Dyer. Art Hoxen, T. Lloyd Whitlock and Harry T. Devere. '*The Love Call" will be at tho Strand today and tomorrow, with the natural color picture and a Lloyd com edy. «LED IHM NET "The Other Fellow," Holmes Photoplay at Majestic, Has Adventure Theroo and Clever Denouement. In "The Other Follow," foaturing Taylor Holmos at the Majestic YVed msday and Thursday, with the third episode of "Smashing Barriers," Dalion Pemberton is a rabid woman-hater. So when his grandfather decides that Dalion must marry one Virginia Chris ty he runs away to Buenos Aires. There he meets a beautiful girl and immed'ately changes his opinion of women by falling violently In love with her. When she leaves for Amer ica Dalion goes too—with the coal. He endures the blows of a bullying sailor, scrubs decks and fires the furnace, all for the sake of sweet love. Upon his arrival in New York Dalion is arrested and taken to Jail. Shortly afterward he is forced by two cell mates to escape with them and to aid in their plan to rob a wealthy home. But they discover that already thieves have entered the very house they had picked. Then ensues a general mtx up. In which Dalion receives and re turns several hard blows. But the belated arrival of police men puts an end to the fight and tho four crooks are taken back to Jail. Dalion is dumbfoupnded to discover that his efforts all have been for tho mysterious lady of the boat, but he Is rendered absolutely speechless when the girl's mother returns from tna opera and introduces his sweetheart as Virginia Christy, the girl whom he had fled to Buenos Aires to avoid marry ing. WHAT'S IN A NAME» Clara Whipple Y'oung Is to he groomed, it is reported ns a stellar success of (Tara Kimball Y'oung. The former is the wife of James Y'oung, who succeeded the later in that rela tion to him. Mr. Young is an able di rector and thinks he can repeat the success he had with his commmon ner.