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EL PASO HERALD
Week-End Edition, June 12-13, 1915. 'C . Vtgvlga.ggSrtraMgL P deal of care and are of a nature sure to entertain as veil as instruct. Hie whole interior of Hammerstvin'-, Victoria theater at Broadway and 42J street is being torn out and the place is being rebuilt for a large film bonse to seat 2600. - a L. Rothapfel, late man aging direetor of the Strand, is at the bead of '-the organization undertaking this Bew venture. The theater will be called "The Rialto." It will have an orchestra of 35 pieces and various nov elties are promised. With every new presentation of pictures, the houe will undergo a complete change, brought about by lighting effects, scen-ry deco rations antU incidental music and singing. Charles Forester, William A. Hanna and John Higbam, a new firm of pro ducers, announce the "Gilbert and Sulli van Kevue," -which -will consist of popu lar selections from a varietv operas bv the celebrated librettist and composer, woven into a novel story by Charles Forester, and interpreted by a cast of over 50 plavers. this vaudeville summer operatic med- Tango Palaces Scared, are Closing their Doors; New York Police May Cause Sensation Shorly NEW YORK, June 12. The soft pedal is on our cabarets, tango parlors, trotteries and "thes dan sants." Scandal -ni cone what the law, the clergy and all the righteous crusaders failed to do. It has -put the lid on public and promiscuous dancing. It was the Eugenia Kelly episode that did it. Miss Kelly, heiress to mil lions, became reconciled with her mother, the incorrigibility charge was dropped and the tango queen has shak en the dust of Main .street from her pumps, at least for a time, but the af fair east a damper on the "Gay White Way" that likely will have a perma nent effect. One big place, the Strand roof garden, atop the hnge moving picture theater at 47th street, has closed. Miss Eliza beth Marbary, its owner, and Miss Anne lev will combine in one piece early and j Morgan, its sponsor, indignantly deny matTir Munnaaifiina T s.u. ......... .&... .4. a.. Arlri.iam imca1 tho stint. mature compositions. It uses exeernts from "Pinafore." "The Gondoliers.'' ""TV Mikado." "Patience," "Die P'rates of Penzance" and "Iolanthe." Picture and Spoken Play$ Woven Together; Ham merstein's Changes. jJ and the -spoken play were artis "L tieally wedded in "The Alien," a new sort of entertainment, which appeared at the Astor theater. First there are two acts (nine reels) of motion pictures by Thomas H. Ince, giving the bulk of -the story in. elabo rate settings. In the third act, five of the filmed actors appear in the flash and play the rest of the drama. George Beban, wbo appeared in the leading part, conceived this mixture of i the old time drama and the cinemato graph. The play is an enlargement of "The Sign of the Rose," a vaudeville sketch in which he was a success all over the country. Mr. Baben is a ragged Italian from the New York east side, who is hired to carry a Christmas tree to the home of a wealthy maiC While the Italian is putting the tree in place, the rich man's young daughter runs into the room and is alarmed bv the uncouth appearance of the stranger. A scheming relative of the Croesus, just refused a loan, observes this fright and determines to turn it to account. He pretends to the child that they are going to hide from everyone and so carries her off as though in play. .Then he writes a Blanck Hand letter to the mother and cleverly casts suspicion of its authorship on the poor Italian. In the meantime the father runs down the Italian's daughter with his motor car and kills her. The "pieturization" of this scene in a crowded tenement dis trict takes the audience off their feet. The "movies" take the action up to the time when the -police enter a flower shop where the mother has been ordered to turn over the ransom. At this point the curtain goes up. The Italian, now in the flesh, is accused of the kidnaping when he goes to the flower shop ta bur a rose for his dead child's grave. The conspirators had written they would be known "by the sign of the rose." Then conies a splendid climax in which Mr. Beban reaches the limits of fine emotional acting. The guilty ones are detected and the child is .returned to her home. Edward Gillespie, Havward Ginn, An drea Lvnne and. Edith llacliride appear with Mr. Beban. The -piece is accom panied by orchestral music and Italian lotk songs. This is the opening of the roof garden season and hot weather shows bid fair to be as numerous as ever. I learn to day that Bernard Granville is to appear with the new edition of the Ziesffeld Follies." He will introduce a new dance in addition to his familiar "Inebriate Trot" When Granville was first brought to the attention of F. Ziegfeld, jr., he was the fature of a Chicago musical produc tion called "Lousiana Lou." The Xew York manager was quick to appreciate and one who has accomplished her ca reer. George MacFarlane will sing. Bran don Tynan and Taylor Holmes will act in short plays. Leo Ditrichetein will be unable to appear, but will write a p!av let in whieh other members of the "Tril by" all star company now playing at the Shubert theater here will be seen. Burr Mcintosh will show his moving pictures of Col. Carter, of Cartersville, and many of Miss Coghlan's friends who are on the stage will take part. The veteran actress was born in Eng land and made her first professional appearance in Greenock. She came to America in 1S72 and was first seen here as Mrs. Honeyton in "A Happy Pair" at Wallaces on September 2 of that ran.. CI..- 1C?" -I.- 1 1 J A jwi. uutrc oi em unit ptajftsa almost continuously in this eountrv. De Wolf Hopper's revivals of Gilbert -and Sullivan light operas have been such a success that it has been found ex pedient set eral times bv reason of gen eral demand to extend the runs of pieces each intended to remain on view for a single week onlv. This was true of "The Yeoman of the Guard." "The Mikado." "The Sorcerer" and "Trfrfl bv o ury. CHICAGO CHOIR WILL BE HEARD JULY 1. The "Sunday Evening club" choir, which will be heard in a popular "con cert at the Texas Grand theater, tho evening of Thursday, July 1. was heard in public concert for the first time when they appeared before the state convention of the Illinois Music Teach ers' association, in May, 1914. Although this club has sung every Sunday evening durincr the season for the servics of the Sunday Evening club i anu me memoers nave estaonsned ror themselves the reputation of being the foremost choir of the kind in America, yet their first public appearance in popular concert was at this time The JOIKV It MH.T.ER Tenor, With Chlcaco Sunday Evening Club Choir. On Mondar evening the deferred pro- fact that they sang before a large as sembly composed almost entirely of mu sical critics makes this performance particularly notable. During the past winter the club has given several successful concerts in Chicago and vicinity, but the .most im portant was the one given April 25 in Orchestra hall. Chicago. Each daily pa per gave long and most favorable criticisms of this concert, the Chicago Journal having in part, this to say: "The Chicago Sunday Evening club choir. O. Gordon Eriekson. conductor, made its only concert appearance of the season in Orchestra hall last night In a'daitlon to the chorus, there was its resmiar ouartet nf soloist. Mr Ar-aHM I Sharp Herdien, soprano; Mrs. Rose that adverse criticism caused the shut down. They say that poor business caused them to discontinue the resort but Broadwayites nod their heads sage and look wise. If criticism did not put the Strand roof garden out of'tne running, the near-panic caused by the Kelly case made the tangoers leery and made business so poor that the place could not keep open. The tango boys, the gilded youths and the professional men about town have been very scarce in the Longacre Square neighborhood for the last 10 days. Likewise the trottery proprietors and dancing masters have been hiding out When it looked like Miss Kelly would stick it out and go to the mat with her mother, a shower of subpenas descended on Broadway, seeking wit nesses nro and con. But tne uesirea n.,,.i.ea.u ilmiirrdil A TTinrTl SO tha.t I one, Al Davis, and other people of nis kind dropped out of sight as though . the new subway excavation had yawned I and swallowed them. T The lid now goes on the dance places I promptly at one o'clock in the morning. J There always has been an ordinance closing such resorts at that hour, but j nnir m tiniK of stress has it been en forced. When the gunmen killed Her man Rosenthal in front of the Metro pole in 43rd street three years ago. un der the glaring arcs of Broadway, there was great activity among tr e po lice. Several notorious restaurants and dance resorts were forced to quit busi- promptly on the hour. I The excitement died down, through, and likewise the vigilance of inspector I Dn yer"s men, and soon the lobster palaces were running half and three quarters of an hour overtime. Then . came a row In Jack's famous all night j place, and its special license was re voked. Again Broadway closed one hour , after midnight That incident forgotten, the lid was tilted again and lately the cabarers , have been keeping open until two o clock, some of them until two-thirtv For the past week, numerous strange fafes have been seen nightly in the dance places. They have belonged to solemn looking men, in immaculate j evening drees, who hav danced little and talked less, nut wno nave oeen keenly observant of all that went on. They are the sleuths of Inspector Dwer"s Broadway squad. They have been getting evidence tpon which the police department Intends to take a hand In the tango crusade. The dance promoters have become so nervous of late that whenever a strange face Is seen, everything becomes as deelons and subdued as a factory full of I around. In addition to the police, the "com mittee of fourteen" Is on the trail of the trotteries. Mrs. Henry Moskewltz, chairman of the committee on amuse ment resorts, is heading the crusade of that body. 'Evidence with which we closed the old Haymarket was weak In compari son with evidence against seven of the most fashionable and popular places now running on Broadway, which wo nave In our possession," Mrs. Mosko witz said. "I have conferred with the mayor's office and f rnd we are in perfect accor L I have arranged for a conference of the mayor's office, officials, of the police department and the bnreau of licenses, and I think we ill be successful In closing up many of the notorious places. Dancing for a tune on Broadway was on a high level but it has slipped back.' Miss Elizabeth Marbury was highly indignant when told of the report that the Strand roof garden was closed be cause of complaints. "Nonsense," she exclaimed. "I should think people could find something bet ter to do than spread scandelous gossip about a dance hall that has performed a real social service The dance hall closed last Saturday for the summer and for no other reason than, a business one. The management thought that sq many of the young people would go to the beaches during the summer months that .it would be advisable to close. The hall will open aain October 4.'- ' Miss Anne Morgan corroboraed Miss Marbary. It'ls absurd," she sa.d, "to say that the roof dance hall r-as closed because of criticism. It is true that some com plaints were made, to, me and to others. but they were investigated and found to be groundless. The hall was closed for business reasons. That is all there is to it It will be reopened." Mrs. Moskowltz believes that the parents are more to be blamed than the bo j s and girls for the loose morals of the dance resortr. Ton may sa for me straight from the shoulder" she said, "that I thins the mothers of New York are more responsible than their daughters for the evils of the da-tce places. Tho mothers should look-rafter their chil dren closer I would much rather hav o a "daughter -of mine $ one of the well conducted thes dansants than in a. po lice court' , A STAR'S BATHING SUIT m H Will Ml III ill i v" fsBsTBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBSSV V-flti-?' JbSBBSBsV' 1-BrLBBBBBBsKsBBSBiHaBBBBBSBBSBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBHBf IssssssssssssssssssssllliH 9ftB "f&"W JSteraHlsislH ifr ssssMLsssPfl&uv ifflHBraro ififlFi mKSsBSSS MMUi- -'SiM- ' llsBBHBSMSEBHSBBlSHliS2 - V sT"fr 'QrX&BI&3GlKNRM .HlvlHsSBaBSBMBlSEgEB iT ' JiB"- ( ' NHfc n&991sBBBSBWV- 1 lLsSaBBBBBBBBSBBBISi&n;''' TIB . SSbBSSBbbW JseBuI 'II ---- I FAY TINCHER , KOMIC fMUTUAL) COMEDIENNE. IN COSTUME, WHICH WON FIRST PRIZE AT THE ANNUAL VENICE BATHING SUIT PARADE. Fifty dollars in gold, offered by the promoters of the Venice Bathing Suit Parade, an annual event in oat-door life of Venice, Calif-, was recently awarded to Fay Tincher, papular comedienne of the Koraie-Musicsl stadia, whose garment, fashioned after the famous "Ethel" dress 'she wears while playing the pat of the stenographer in the Kpmie series written by Paul West, was declared by the judges to be the most beautiful costume worn by any of the several hundred competitors. the ability of Granville and made him j duction of "The Pirates of Penzance," iui -ince urauv aaaeu to tne east was made: on Thursday afternoon "Pinafore" and "Trial by Jury" were given, with Miss Bradv and George MacFarlane spe cially engaged; and for the remainder of the week, "IolaBthe," with Mfes Brady in her former role. During next week Miss Bradv and Miss Natalie Alt will alternate in the prima donna parts in the general repertoire. the leading member of "The Winsome Widow." He has appeared in several other SiegfeM productions, as well as being the leading comedian in the Win ter garden in three consecutive produc tions. .Rose Coghlan celebrates the golden jubilee of her stage career next October, and her friends will give, an entertain ment to show their regard for her. At that time she will be plaving Mme. Yin ard in "Trilby" at the Shubert theater in Boston. Phyllis Xeillson-Terry is writing a dialog whieh she will -recite with Mis Coghhn at the ceremony. It will be a conversation between a young actress I Lutleer Gannon, contralto: John B. Mil ler, tenor, and Gustaf Holmqutst bass; about SO members of the Chicago Sym phony orchestra and two organists. Mrs. Kathleen Howard Ward and Edgar Nel- The management of the Strand theater has prenared a series of motion pictures especially for children which wjll be pre- sented-at children's performances everv oainraay morning at 10 octoek. The w-u.Ua, uwwnuf; Ab iu UVHfCXk. 11K I DelH pictures have been selected with a great lng. German Prisoners Allowed Many Liberties In Morocco Rabat Morocco, June 12. The Ger man prisoners tn Morocco number about 15,090 They are allowed a consider able degree of freedom and on Sundays they may be seen In groups of about 29 sightseeing under the guardianship of a single French soldier to each group. In some parts of the country they are being given employment at roadman- Talks All Night To Himself To Keep From Losing Power of Speech London. Ens, June 1!. When he found that speech, which had been lost through concussion, had returned to him. private Pointer, of the London rifles, spent a whole night in the gen himself. He feared to lose it If he dl not keep it up. yet he dl not want to call oat to the night sister for fear she might faint So he waited until the attendant ca-ie around with his morn ng cup of tea. then remarked. "Shove it down there, old chap." For this he was showered with the tea by the agi tated attendant Pointer's case has been of Intense In terest In the hospital, as a case of loss of speech, taste and hearing, due to the explosion of a giant shell near him in the battle line. He now seems to be recovering his hearing also. Grapevine Posts of Concrete IT HAPPENS IN THE BEST OF REGULATED FAMILIES - BY BRIGGS THE grape trellis shown below was erected more than a year ago on a farm near Chahfoote, Ba. Real izing that construction designed or this purpose is always subjected to strain, the owner decided to adopt -the most substantial type. This, in the long run, also meant the cheapest -type. For these leasoas concrete posts were selected. Onneret. xmt hnv Rtwh ncruiif-v ami strength that they can be planted iartner apart than is customary with wooden pots. thus requiring fewer in number. T!-Sv keep in perfect ahne ment and there is no decay at anj- end paste the-wires are fastened to eve bolts, t-Z inch in diameter, and about 12 inches hag. These bolts extend through the end post and are threaded with a not for tightening the wire. The bolts and fastenings are clearly shows in the illustration. . In the construction of the Chalfonta trellis, the slanting brace for the end post was cast in place. A notch was left m the post and the form for the br-ce was 6et up. The reinforcement of the brace projected beyond the end of the form and into the notch, the end ot the form merclv fitting np against te po-t At the ground end of the 1 ' V - . TaTover cm t r-rX .FRED FREdT r . r Your siDF frEd- TriO Voutl "" f - . . I AfEe- rl A I ,?tUWe ttL RAKiGLE f.-3& 1 1 WK ( WHERE'5 mTA A I iiAui-tv-w tecni ATrtooSf ? 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Thev are six inches square at the lower end, tapering to four inches square at the top. Through each P"-,t five holes are , , Of Fo. . . .cr Castici Concrete TreHu provulMl to receive the wires. is also tilled, thus forming a bulb r enlarged end. which answered the pm pose of an anchor. The brace form aj then filled with concrete, which was worked into the notch, entirely surround ing the ends of the reinforcing rods, tiio latter being curved at the ends to firmlr anchor them It would be feasible, how ever, to preeast the brace, merelv pro viding for it a notch in the post Tl notch could be easily formed bv nailin a triangular block to the side of the form. The post end of the brace should be set in cement mortar The form for casting the posts is very simple. It consists ot three- boards, whnh form a trough the exact size of the finished post: The side boards aro attached to the bottom piece by hinges so that they can be readilv swung down when the post is removed from the mold. The wire holes are established bv pU mg at the proper points short pieces of 1-2 inch gas pipe alt so as to fit be tween the side boards of the form. Through these short lengths of pij, which are left in the concrete, are placed temporarily 3-8 inch bolt. These bolts, which also g hrough the side form, rve to i lamp the forms together while the pipe spaces them at the exact dis tance. This method of fastening- is hown in the accompanying drawing. The mold should be oiled with a heaw lubricating oil before casting each pot Thi permits a-. nmoval of the fin ished post I ndcr ordinarv conditions the pct should be made at a ec-t of a bo it 3'1 cent-, eneh T e nrno t z upon J low or lowir than the cost of an or .r whici t' . me ir trained. At the 1 i.-r k" m-t of good quality.