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AT THÉ THEATRES "Pretty Mrs. Smith" At the Isis Theatre, Thursday, Fri day and Saturday, will be Jnesented Fritzi Scheff in "Pretty Mrs. Smith," just produced as a photoplay by the Oliver Morosco Photoplay Company. The story deals with a woman tired of the daily routine of heme, who married three times in succession, thinking each time that the previous husband was dead only to have them 'his does all appear in the last act. not confound vivacious Fritzi Scheff, best and she takes the one she likes gaily marches away with him. Fritzi Scheff was born in Alsace Lorraine. She inherited her voice from her mother, a prima donna at the Imperial Opera House in Vienna, and gave early evidence of rtmarkable talent. She sang in a church choir at the age of five. In Frankfort she sang Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet, and the principal role in "Magnon," "La Bo heme," Cavalleria Rustican»" and "Faust" Her first appearance in America was in 1900, when she sang Margclline in "Fidelio" with the Met ropolitan Opera'Company, New York City. Her Zerlina in "Don Giovanni" ■ „v( v B I 'PRETTY MRS. SMITH" AT THE ISIS FRITZI SCHEFF IN created a furore at the Metropolitan that had not been approximated since Marcella Sömbricb afchicved her first great hit. It was followed by an even more brilliant and thrlling per formance, that of Mugetta in "La Bo heme." During Miss Scheff's second sea son with the Metropolitan she sang Asa in Paderewski's opera, "Manru," Cherubino in "The Marriage of Fi garo," Nedda in "Pagliacci," and Pagagena in "The Magic Flute." Paderewski always referred to her as "The Little Devil of Grand Opera." Maurice Grau imported Frtzi Scheff from Vienna to sing colorature roles in the Metropolitan Grand Opera pro ductions. and it was after Mr. Grau's retirement and death that she forsook grand opera and started iij the lyric operas, of Victor Herbert. In "Mile Modiste" she scored her greatest triumph in lyric opera and gave it the most artistic interpretation that the American stage has ever witness ed. No singer contemporary with her has enjoyed a tithe of tH favor that has been hers, enormously successful dr; pranos like Farrar, NordF and Tetrazzini have failed in the music-loving people of America the tremendous enthusiasm that al ways greets Fritzi Scheff. Now that she has entered the motibn picture field she is still distinct, how she is the only grand q'pera. diva in the world to take up such work, and her many admirers are anxiou ing "Pretty Mrs. Smith" in is starred by the Oliver Photoplay Company. Associated e popular Even the matic so la, Melba, to arouse sly await which she Morosco Rita Jolivet Makes Screer| Debut in "The Unafraid" Rita Jolivet, the inimitable interna tional French and Englisl star, makes her screen deb L. Lasky's picturization of Ingraham's i dramatic Jt in Jesse Eleanor M. remarkable , romance, . The Unafraid," which is to be offer ing at the Isis Theatre oi Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Isis Theatre Thursday, Friday and Saturday Fritzi Sscheff —IN— Pretty Mr«. Smith A Society Comedy Monday, T uesday and Wednesday The Unafraid —WITH— vet and House Peter« -.4 » u » Rita Joli Pathe Weekly War Pictures Matinee 5 & 10c Evenings 10c to Everybody We Aim to Have the Beot Come Pictures and Music on the Market Early with Miss Jolivet, and featured in the leading male role, will be Mr. House Peters, the famous romantic actor who has gained nation-wide fame since his first appearance under the management of Mr. Lasky and David Belasco in "The Girl of the Golden West." The main events of "The Unafraid all take place in Monte negro, that little but hardy country which has fought both the Dual Empire and the Turks for so long and which has suf fered so heavily in the recent Bal kan wars. Thé heroine, played by Miss Jolivet. is an American girl by the name of Delight Warren, who has fallen in love with Michael Belsic, a dashing young Montene&ran noble man, and who, evading her guardians, goes to that strange country all alone to keep her promise of marriage. But the very hour that Delight peaches Montenegro she is captured by Count Stafan, the elder brother of her fiance, and forced to marry him in spite of all her protests. Stefafi, the character impersonated by Mr. Peters, is truly a man of the finest instincts, and com pels the girl to marrv him only to prevent her wealth from going to Michael, who is conspiring with the secret agents of the Dual Empire. Mishael naturally makes the most extreme efforts to gain possession of the woman who should have been his bride, and the events of the story move forward with surprising rapid ity and originality. In the end De light comes to understand that the forced marriage, which seemed at first such a tragedy, has become the greatest happiness and good fortune of her life. In addition to Miss Jolivet and Mr. Peters the company includes Page Peters, Billy Elmer, Lawrence Pey ton. Theodore Roberts, A1 Ernest Garcia. Marjorie Daw, Raymond Hat ton and Gertrude Kellar. At the New Boz." Vivian Martin carries off first honors in a pleasing production of the World Film Corporation. A Vehicle for Vivian Martin, who has eo dont, five-part World Film production to be shown at The New Boz the first half of next week, serves its purposes with something to spare. Miss Martin will be remembered as the heroine or "The Wishing Ring." This time she has a role that presents a winning personal ity in no less harmonious surround ings. Perhaps they were created pri marily as a setting for Miss Martin's graceful accomplishments, and per haps Director fchautard purposely subordinated everything to a display of his star's most likeable traits, at all events a pleasing performance and a pleasing picture have' been the out come. The first appeal of the production, and one that is consistently maintain ed to the end, is that of girlhood so innocent that it may be indiscreet without consciousness of indiscre tions. "Pet" is a young woman capa ble of kissing a man or a baby with equal frankness. But for all her lack of sophistication she has dependable smiled her way into star he Arrival of Perpetua," a *8 femine instincts that lead her to dis like her quite impossible aunt with whom she is forced to live; likewise her impulses are all opposed to the three mercenary suitors anxious to spend her fortu e. According to precedent, the proper dramatic partner for a girl of this sweet, impulsive disposition is a self centered man with a well founded aversion to women. He is found in the person of Thaddeus, "Pet's" ec centric guardian, to whom she turns for shelter when life with the aunt becomes too unpleasant. From here on interest centers in the girl's guile less attack on her guardian's heart and his transformation from an unkempt oddity into a normal man ready to ap preciate the affection that came with so little effort on his part. Scenes such as these and the ones earlier in the picture, laid at a girl's boarding school, are right in accord With Miss Martin's winsome personality. Chautard's first American picture has been given a satisfactory production in which a numerous cast was capably directed. Mr. "The Idler." "The Idler," William Fox's produc tion extraordinary, to be released by the_ Box Office Attraction Company, which will be seen at The New Boz the last half of next week is one of its author's the, well-known dramatist, C. Haddon Chambers, greatest triumps. "The Idler" is Mark Cross, a young man of good family, who in a wild fit of daredeviltry has emigrated from London to the far west John Hard ing, also well-born of wealthy parents, but disinherited, and a poor clerk, is also seeking his fortune in the gold fields. One day Harding receives a letter from a firm of London solici tors informing him that his father has died and that he is now Sir John Harding Bart. He sets out at once to make his preparations for his return to civilization and to take up the sta tion in life that is rightfully his. But that very day he becomes involved in a quarrel with Felix Strong, who is the young brother of a miner named Simeon Strong, and Felix is shot ac cidently during the dispute. Harding is accused of murder, but flees to En gland in time to escape the vengeance of a posse, headed by Simeon Strong, who is determined to avenge his brother. Years after in London, Harding, who has married the girl both he and Cross were in love with before they emigrated, comes face to face with Cross and Strong, who have become partners and have "struck it rich." In order to win Lady Harding for his own Cross allows the evil side of his nature to get the upper hand of him and plot to have Strong kill Sir John in a duel. Strong slaps Harding in the face in the foyer of the opera house in oVder that he may involve him in "an affair of honor" and avenge his brother's death by killing Harding. Cross in the meantime lures Lady Harding to his rooms where Sir John comes to seek her. She hides in Mark Cross' bedroom, but reveals herself at a dramatic moment when Harding, shouting "Curse you. I'll kill you!" springs at Cross' throat. Her splendid nature, as shown in her denunciation of both men, one as a husband without faith in his wife and the other as the would-be destroyer of a home, over comes them with shame. They shake hands and Mark, parting forever with Lady Harding, orders his valet to pack his things for he is off "on a long trail." "A Theft in the Dark" Three-Reel Edison of Consistent and Delightful Artistry. Revised by Louis Reeves Harrison. Dainty romance in its presentation, an exquisitely tinted minature on ivory, "A Theft in the Dark" has sym metry of form, swiftness of action and not a little of the tingling vitality of intense drama. Its whole atmosphere has the facination of once-upon-a-time stories, the kind we used to read long after we should have been in bed, the illuminated scree. A very large part of this effect is due to careful treat ment by Charles Brain—he always beautifies his subjects and rarely jars us with, inconsistencies. At the Majestic, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. MINIMUM WAGE BOARD DIES Denver.—Gov. Ca.rlson has vetoed a blil which provided for the continu ance of the state women's minimum wage board. The chief executive gives this reason: "A large part of the duties of the commission propos ed by the bill already has been im posed upon the industrial commis sion." The Denver Labor Bulletin makes F A film that will make you sit up and take notice. Watch these columns for the date and place—coming soon. the following comment on the gover nor's action: "He has aroused the ire of club women and others who make a fad of trying to help working women the oretically by vetoing the women's minimum wage commission bill, these women really want to do some thing in earnest for the working girls they will insist on employers grant ing them the right to organize." it Classified Business Directory BANKS ft TRUST COMPANIES. Idaho National Bank. BARBER SHOP. I. D. O. Barber Shop, 625 Main St., O. V. Grisham, Prop. COAL DEALERS. Boise Commission Co., 814 Idaho Street. Phone No. 1. CIGAR STORES ft MPGS. John Jedlick, 613 Main Street. CLEANING AND DYEINO. The Pantorium, C. W. Morris, Mgr. 611 Main Street, Phone 1025. The Commercial Tailors, Cleaning, Pressing and dyeing; suits made to order. 107 So. 9th, Yates Bldg. CLOTHING STORES. Golden Rule Store. "Make it right store." M. Alexander, Ninth and Main St. The Toggery, 1017 Main Street. CHIROPRACTOR. A. E. Lind, Chiropractor, Phone 119, 624 Overland Buillding, Boise EYESIGHT SPECIALISTS. Dr. H. A. Grossman, 103 So. 10th Street. GROCERIES. The People's Commissary, 118 N. 9th Street. The Distributors Association, L. E. Workman, Manager 106 N. 10th St., Phone 79. HARNESS. F. H. Riedie & Co., 1521 Main St. INSURANCE. The Tate Agency, General Insur ance, 222 Sonna Building, Phone 2106-J, Boise Idaho. LAUNDRIES. Idaho Steam Laundry, 1500-02 Main Street. Troy Laundry Co., Phone 810. LIQUORS—RETAIL. I. O. D. Bar, C. W. Braguiner. Banquet Saloon, 718 Main Street. Midway Bar, 630 Main Street. LIQUORS, Wholesale and Retail. R. R. Dodge ft Co., 619 Main Street MONEY TO LOAN. Northern Trust and Savings Com pany, C. B. Coxe, Mgr., Yates Building. OPTOMETRISTS Boise Optical Co., Dr. E. S. Owen, Manager, 1003 Main St. Phone 2485. OSTEOPATHS. Dr. Walter S. Kingsbury, 228 Idaho Building, Phone 337. PAINT AND PAINTERS. Austin Sign Shop, 1010 Main Street. SECOND-HAND FURNITURE. Pioneer Furniture Co., 909-911 Idaho Phone 1113 M. SECOND HAND GOODS. Yerrington & Williams, 1418-20 Main Street. SHOE STORES. The Wallace Co.. Selz—Royal Blue Store. Shoes for everybody. 804 Main Street Riebe & Cooper, 720 Main Street. Troy Laundry Co., Phone 810 1418 Grove St . a) V f » v ,v^r . V A\ Spring Houae Cleaning is now here. Why not let ua help you. We waah ruga, carpets, blankets, and quilts, also Lace Curtains. Special Rates on quantities. Call up phone S10. * - *i ; v Pacific Nati Bank M Li HAS. A N l Z A T i IO HANDLE YOUK BUSlNE WOUI. 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