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THE HERALD, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.
At The Playhouse il i sv • b, z Ii ETHEL REM.EY She plays Elsle Tillinger in the grea" play of laughs and heart throbs. "Turn to the Right!" coming to the Tulane Theatre next week. TITIANE THEATRE. Heralded by the praises of many New Orleans people who were cap tivated by its quaint charms in New York and Chicago last season, "Turn to the Right!" will be a welcome theatrical visitor when it begins its week's engagement at the Tulane Theatre Sunday night. Matinees are announced for Weanesday and Sat urday and seats for all performances will be placed on sale Thursday morning. No play of recent years has been accorded more enthusiastic or wide spread praise than this delightful mixture of mirth, morals and moth er-love from the pens of Winchell Smith and John E. Hazzard and it is expected to attract the heaviest patronage of the season, as it has in practically every city where it has been presented on tour. The com pany coming to the Tulane is the one which appeared at George M. Cohan's Grand Opera House. Chi cago, for nine months, concurrent with the year's run of another com pany at the Gaiety theatre. New York. It was the great outstanding bit of last season in both cities, ranking with "Peg O' My Heart." NAM MANN IN PHI7SOPHICAL FARCE' NEXT WEEK. Married folk who have come to the parting of the ways will do well be fore taking the irreparable step to see Sam Minn, the well-known comedian. in "The Question," a philosophical arce. ,at the Orpheum. For "The Question" is the answer to those who for some reason or other decide they are incompatible with each other and rush off without further ado to the divorce courts. Aaron 'Hoffman, the vaudeville au thor, is responsible for "'The Ques tion." Taking his theme from the Biblical text: "And many of them said. 'He hath a devil and is mad; why ye hear him?' Others said, "'hese are not the words of him that hath a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?' "-John 10:20-21. He points out the injustice to self and to society that is done by those who hold lightly the marriage vows. Cleverly handled in satirical manner, the playlet brings home certain un avoidable truths with the definiteness of certitude. In a word, it is an ar gument against snap rending of the marital bonds. Sam Mann, best remembered by Orpheumites as '"The New Leader." is at his best in "The Question." Play ing the title role, he gives strength and brilliance to a part that seems to It him as perfectly as the proverbial paper on the wall. Ably supported by a cast of six players, his work, nevertheless, stands out pre-eminent. His characterization of the stranger, dubbed "Reason." who takes it into his bands to mend the rift in the by meneal lute, will be long remembered as a remarkable bit of stage interpre tation. Never before hae Mr. Mann had such an opportunity as his pres ent starring vehicle acords him, and he makes the most of it. To go into the plot of "The Ques tion" in a limited space is impossible. Brieflly, there is trouble in the coun try home of Mr. Moore. Theft, lies, inidelity abound there seemingly to the utter exclusion of love and domes tic serenity. A quaint old stranger (Mr. Mann) enters and with his sin gular philosophy puts everything to rights. Then comes the climax, but to disclose it here would be to rob one of the pleasure of anticipation. STEAMER BIDNEY EXCURSION8 ARE DRAWING NICE CROWDS The Naval Station excursion on the steamer Sidney last Friday night was the largest moonlight ex cursion of the season, 1386 passen gers crossed the gang plank on that night. The trip was given under the auspices of the ofikcers from the Naval Station and a nice sum was realised to be added to the Navy Red Cross fund. The second trip for the same purpose will be given on Thursday aight of this week and Inadleations point to a st larger aaIlr than lastu week. Between the two tripe they elxpect to clar more 't"a e tkhosand dollaSm for the MaWr Rw Ces i h damagi g anemales thre Almq WIbvan e w mss unme. a "Within the Law" and other notable suct, ,sses as a tremendous box office harvester. So confident was Play wright Smith of its success that he refused to entrust the manuscript to any manager but produced it him self in association with John L. Gol den, famous as the writer of "Poor Butterfly." "Good-Bye Girls" and other popular song hits. The story of "Turn to the Right!" told in a prologue and three acts. deals with the regeneration of young Joe Bascom and his two former prison pals. "Dynamie Gilly" and "Slippery Muggs." through the sim ple faith of Mother Bascom. who brews love and sunshine into her peach jam at the Bascom farm. The two crooks come to the rescue of the Bascom family when the farm is threatened with seizure by the town skinflint and by an ingenious scheme they actually pay the debt with the sharper's own money. In the end Mother Bascom's peach jam brings riches to all concerned. The scenes range from a pawnshop to a peach orchard in full bloom and in its introduction of homely, nat ural types the play is somewhat rem iniscent of Winchell Smith's pre vious success. "The Fortune Hun ter." by the Biliken Coterie and two hand some entrance prizes will be given away. The big Saturday night ex cursion dance will be given under the auspices of the Salcedo Social and Pleasure Club this week. Sunday afternoon there will be a big matinee dance in connection with the 2:30 harbor trip, and Sun (lday night the Sidney Club will en tertain with another of its big fea ture dancing trips. Next Monday night will be an open night which has been reserved by the management for special par ties and for those who do not care to mingle with the large crowds on the fcharter nights. The -trip on Tuesday night will be strictly pri vate, as the Sidney has been char tered that night by the Fourth Com pany of the Coast Artillery. On Wednesday night the Sidney Club will have another mid-week dancing party and will give souvenirs to the patrons who attend on that night. MERCEDES AT ORPHEUM. Mercedes continues to mystify and entertain Orpheum audiences by his remarkable psychic offering in which he is assisted at the piano by Mlle. Stantone. known as "the musical enigma." Mercedes' act is of the unexplainable sort, but never fails to please. Walter C. Kelly is telling a lot of new negro stories, especially pertaining to the Virginia police court which he has made famous while William LeMaire and Ed. Gal lagher are offering a military ta travesty which is a laughing riot. Another comedy turn that is scoring a sensational hit the Orpheum this week is that of Herbert Williams and Hilda Wolfus. Louis Hart, the diminutive strong man; ,Kennedy and Burt and Gen. Pisano all have very entertaining offerings and Or pheum patrons are enjoying an un usually well balanced and altogether entertaining programme. FINE PROGRAM AT THE PALACE The Palace programme for the last four days of the week, com mencing Thursday and concluding Sunday night, will be made up of a variety of turns which will include plenty of comedy and musical en tertainment, of the customary Pal ace standard. Topping the bill will be Gordon Eldred & Co., in what is described as America's favorite farce, "Won By a Leg." The playlet is in two scenes, with plenty of com edy lines and situations, and said to be presented by an unusually capable cast. It promises to be one of the most amusing farces offered at the Palace this season. An added feature of the programme for the last half will be Collins and Hart, the burlesque strong men, who will offer their novelty surprise, in which they burlesque acrobats and strong men in a manner moat entertaining. The duo are by no masm strangers to New Orlemas theategoer and their offering shold itekle~ ta faey at Naae gatuas. Demny ani Wees amre · eaapl t he who wal r-. sent what they term "Ten Minutes of Syncopation." Another musical offering of worth will be that of the Rubio Troupe, whose vehicle is en titled "A Day in a Spanish Camp." A novel comedy turn will be that of Yankee and I)ixie, two dogs said to possess almost human intelligence. Mary Miles Minter, the popular screen star. will be presented in a Mutual poduction. "The Power That I'reyv." in addition to which there will be the Palace Screen Telegram. a Billie Rhodes comedy and a Bray Pictograph. - SOME OBSERVATIONS. The western lie Is brutally a lie; it has no decoration, no artistry, no craftsmanship. Next to the German, your western ized Oriental is as big a scoundrel as the world produces. It needs an unscrupulous as well as a clever man to make an intelligent woman waste her capital upon him. The best and most healthy mo ments in life are when we forget civil ization and cities and become human animals. It is possible that some disciplined reflection may take place while a woman is dressing her hair or a man is looking for his studs. When a woman gets into trim for letter-writing she is in the condition of a species of moral intoxication; she will go on and on whipping herself with her own verbosity.-From Sir William Richmond's "The Silver Chain." POINTED PARAGRAPHS "e Sawing wood and carrying coal anr s - home industries. At The wedding tour Is often the calm I- before the storm. 1- _ r Writer's cramp may affect either the d wrist or stomach. The latest thing In racing circles Is apt to be the horse you bet on. d Some men are built for labor-and 1- some are built for politics. 0 - r The only way to get a hen out oe a e garden Is to go slow, but shoo'er, f DANCING EXCURSION t ON THE n INEW STEAMER O"SIDN E Y" d Every Night at 5:30 t- Daeing Program Starts at S o'eleek. 1- Tolelpese Aboard Main 4504 i PALACE THE HOME OF VAUDEVILLE Iberville and Dauphine Streets 10 BIG ACTS 10 - Of Vaudeville and Photoplay Features EVERY WEEK n Complete Program Change d Monday and Thursday r- Prices ce. 10c. 15c, 25c. in THE LOUISIANA CYPRESS [UMBER COMPAIT Llmlted d Manufacturers of hLUMBER AND SSHINGLES Larp Slick tif Dry Cyprss Lumber g HOUSE-BILL8 A SPECIALTY :. HARVEY, LA. (Opposite New Orleane) Cable Addres: .- "Cyprmes r TELEPHONE ALGIERS NO. 10 W BEII (OISIEfIAIM G A JOUMIEY NORTH or EAST S me lorries via lbe Seuthrm Rallway Systa will b e foeasutdl S TWO TRAINS TO CINCINNATI. Leave New OrleansJ:lSa. m. ?00)p.,. Arrive Birmingham .-.6:50 p. m. 6:1S a. m. t Arrive Chattanooga.._O:S5 p. m. 50".S a. a. - Arrive Cincinnati - 9:15 a. m. 8:50 p. m. TaROUGe TRAIN TO T azville, WJasht· al, PFlsldaols sad e New Too a Leaves New Odresa day at 7:S P. ,. a For tickets eeping Car relervations and s detailed information apply to CITT TCKErT OFFIomc I tST. CEAr3as ST. S Pboaos Nasa s satd main eL m J. K W ELLS, Dlivs Pasmagr nt, Nov Osisma, Ia. _ Ii 1' - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - In the Dark By GERVBISE FLOYD (Copyright. 1917, Western Newspaper Union.l They were old, humble, but heart. some people of the old-fashioned kind simple in their lives, and love amd friendship were exemplified as natural earnest emotions, devoid of guile. The young folks had their social gather ings, parties, barn dances and husking bees, custom and mild superstitions like Hallowe'en fiction lending a charm to especial occasions. Quite in the course of events each Darby found his Joan, and at last Rodney Trumbull was sure he had discovered his. There was not a sweeter or prettier girl in Iockton than Ivy Lane, and Rodney had known her for about a year. The parents of both smiled inl dulgently upon the manifest mutual sentiments of the couple. Rodney re garded Ivy as a being ethereal. He was so imbued with a sense of her priceless perfection that he grew abash. ed when he dared to hope he was to gain the love of this peerless creature, naturally of a shy nature, he had made little progress in his lovemaking. There was to be a party at the home of Ivy, and about a week before that Rodney saw her home from a church social. As they were about to part at the garden gate he mustered up the courage to disclose what had been ur. gently upon his mind for many hours. "Ivy," he said, "when I come to the party at your house next Wednes day, I want you to accept a little keep. sake from me. Will you?" "But you gave me a lovely bouquet of roses only yesterday and-" "But this isn't roses. I want to give you a ring." "Oh, Rodney-shocking!" laughed Ivy. "It's coming from the city, where I have ordered it, and if you will only wear it on your engagement finger-" "There is mother calling. Good night, Rodney," and Ivy flitted away, prob ably happier than she had ever been in her life. "She did not say she wouldn't ac cept the ring," breathed Rodney cour ageously, and counted the hours till the arrival of the evening party. Ivy received him with a gracious smile that set every nerve tingling, but as the hostess of the evening she could give him no farther exclusive atten tlon. A Miss .Lisle fell to his charge, partly through the efforts of the young lady in question to make it so, and in all courtesy Rodney found himself set tied as partner and escort for the oc casion to that flashing beauty from the city, temporarily visiting a married sis ter in Rockton. Miss Lisle was a siren In a mild way. While she despised what she termed the crude social ways of Rock ton, she set herself up as a desperate flirt, and had half the girls by the ears because of her audacious appropria tion of their beaux. Now it seemed that she had set about the conquest of Ivy's poor lone lamb, who, although thus singled out by the brilliant queen of beauty, longed only for one mo ment's sweet converse with the real Idol of his heart. At last Rodney, watching his chance, saw Ivy dart through the doorway of a darkened wing room to reach the front hall as there were some arriv als. Rodney hastened into the unlit apartment. He clutched an escaping figure. "The ring!" he whispered ardently. "Here it la. You will make me so happy to wear it on your engagement finger." The yielding form fluattered In his arms. "You-you wouldn't kiss me, would you?" he added in wild desperation. A pair of lips met his own. He seemed in paradise. Voices neared. They parted precipitately. Rodney has tened back to a crowded room and sank to a chair, feeling as if the world had been won. He was in such a state of rhapsody that he wished to be alone. He looked up with a shock He made out Ivy, and smiled at her. She seemed to turn her back on him. She was speaking to Miss Lisle, who was animatedly flourishing a ring on her engagement finger, and glancing knowingly in the direction of Rod ney. The latter was crushed. He real ised the trath in a flash. He had not met and kissed Ivy In the dark, but oh; fatal blunder, Miss Lisle. She came toward him now In her artful way et Igracetolness. "I have just been telling oar dear mutual friend, Miss Lane, of your pretty present," she maid. "And oh i Mr. Trumbull, I promised sister to be home by eleven, and It is now nearly midaight. Won't you see to my wrapes," and almost without realising it Rodney was bustled out of the house and Miss Llsle was langulshly hanging on his arm, prattling pretty nothings in the mellow moonlight. He hated himself as an arrant cow ard as he left Miss Lisle at the door of her sisater's home. She was a dash ing flame of coquetry, she plainly eon sidered that they were engaged, she Insisted on Mhis joining herself and her friends in an auto drive the next aft ernoon. "I will tell her plainly of the error she is laboring under. And I must see Ivy !" resolved Rodney. But whim he rang at the door bell of the Lane home the next day, Mrs. Lane received him coldly and stated that Ivy was in diposed. As Rodma went out of the 1A0IVERTISE IN THE HERALD yard Ivy's father stepped up to him. "Mr. Trumbull," be said sternly. "I don't know what you have said or done to hurt my girl's feelings, but you'll either mend them or stay away from here after this." Rodney made one final but unsuc cessful effort to reach Ivy. He went to the office of a cousin of hers, who called Ivy up on the telephone and then passed the receiver to Rodney. "It's me, Ivy," began Rodney, tunmul tuously. "And I want to explain-" The air became void. Ivy had hung up the receiver. Rodney walked aimlessly in the di rection of the river. He sat down on a fallen tree and stared gloomily at the bubbling waters. A shadow caused him to look up. The old siren like, half scornful smile habitual with her upon her lips, Miss Lisle addressed him. "And why are you so engrossed in deep meditation. my loyal knight er rant," she gibed. "I was thinking of jumping into the river and ending it all," bluntly de claimed Rodney. "Ending what' "My cowardice, my wretched poi troonly !" he blazed forth. "It was all a mistake. My kissing you." "I know." calmly pronounced Miss Lisle. "Listen. my friend; I am go ing to leave Brocton for my city home tomorrow. You shall be free from the leal service I have s* cruelly com manded. I fear I am a heartless jade and coquetry my bane. In the su . * "And Why Are You So Engrossedl perficlal city my wiles harm little. Here, among good, honest souls, it is wicked. I am ashamed of myself." "But Ivy," began Rodney, "and the ring?' She showed him that it was no long er on her hand. "Come with me," she said, "and I will show you where it is now." He was puzzled, dejected, hopeful, all at the same time. A stranger to feminine wiles, he did not seem to fathom the variable caprices of the whimsical beauty except by following her dumbly. She led him to her Sister's home, and to the door of its parlor room. "You will find the ring in there where it belongs," she said. "I fan cied it fine to make sport of a bump kin lover. Believe me, I have sunk far In my own estimation." She opened the door, and he saw Ivy. And upon her finger-and on the en gagement one-was the ring, and the siren's reparation was complete. And Ivy put both her hands in hi, and there they stood, blistfl. DEPOTS COVER MANY ACRES Largest Rilway Station in the United Kingdom is Waterloo-Oth. era of Large 81se. The distinction of being the largest railway station In the United Kingdom belongs to Waterloo, the terminus of the London and South-Western rail way. This station covers an area of 24% acres, and has 28 platforms, in. eluding two belonging to the Bakerloo railway. The longest platform meas ures 720 feet, and nearly 1,100 tralna arrive and depart daily. Waverly station, Edlnbarlh, with 19 platforms, the longest of which is 1, 680 feet In length, covers 18 acres; whilst other stations which lay claim to distinction on account of their size are Liverpool street, 18 platforms; Clapham Junction and Glasgow (Cen tral), 17 platforms; Victoria and Crewe, 16 platforms; Euston, Birming. ham (New street), and Newcastle (Central), 15 platforms, Waverly station does not stand alone in the possession of a platform over 1,000 feet in length. Victoria and Crewe have platforms measuring 1, 500 feet and 1,500 feet respectively, while at Newcastle (Central) and York stations there are platforms 1, 889 feet and 1,480 feet in length. One thousand seven hundred and thirty trains either pass through or stop at Clapham Junction every 24 hours. Keep Busy. Flatbush--rm afraid I'll get stale O my garden work during the win ter. Bensonhurst-For why? Haven't ,ou got a sow shovel' Tulane--Week BEGINNING March 1i Matin,.es "W edntlsday and .atuarlas. :t 2 i,. ,t., W\INiCIEL, SMITH and.tllN L. (;Ith II Present The Comedy Sensation of Last Season in New York and Chicago "TURN TO THE RIGHTr IHy Winchell Smith º l'o-author of "The I,,ni, rang) and ,John E. o H az,:arit In Which Tears and Laughtter Fighit fIr -.astery LOEW'S CRESCENT CONTINUOtS VERY DAY. I TO II 10- BIG VAUDEVILLE ACTS - 10 16 - REELS FIRST RUN MOVIES - 16 Pictures begin I P. M. 3 Vaudeville Shows Daily. 3 30, 7 p. 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