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Tucsdav, March 21, 1916.
5 jUj X PASO HERALD h 'V .- ' VETERANS SE I SPECIE Guests of Herald at "Birth of Nation;" Carry Flag of Reunited Union. Mil clung arm in arm. Union .ind ii hi ne veterans tiled down Texas f eiM to tin Texas Grand theater Mon- 1 niklit to see Ihe initial performance i tlie "Birth or the Nation," a the l sis ol The He-aid. lach tcran m ALKAM AGAIN TODAY John Barrymore In the Romantic Ad venture The Lost BRAl Stirring Moments Swift Action and Hu morous Scenes and Situations. 912; iBk Ml fl M B BBI fgV MBk ECV CRAWFORD THEATER sperml Itroprnlnc Attraction, tomrnrnclur. SUN. MAT. MAR. 26 The Greatest of All Comediennes may In Her Latest and Best Play Sun. Mat. & Night Tues. Mat. & Night 7 Making (H Mrs. Matt Mon. Night Last Time Here Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary Prices 50c to $200 Mail Orders Now Sale Ryan's Drug Store Friday. c.uried a large American flag and wore a wiiill flan on their coat lauols given thenfby the Popular The veterans of the great war met at The Herald bulldinir at 7 SO ocloi a Monday evening -when they were k' -en their flass .mil the miniature flafrs pinned on their coits b Mms Margaret Powers Main of th old eoldiers wore their badges and medals and they made an impressive picture as Ihcy marched to the theater with their flags over their shoulders. At the theater the were presented with souvenir books of the play bv advance manage r Clarence Bullet and were Rive-i th bo--t block of seats in the theater for the tcat war drama f.uexlft of Herald. Those who witnessed the film spec tacle as Ihe guests of The Herald were, Capt II 1 sucj, company u, 12th Texas infantry W T Stewart, company E, 12th Tex as infartrj CassUts II Palmer, compan I, 23d Illinois infantry E T Stoker, companj , E. Fourth Mis sissippi infantry J. I Thompson companj V TOth New ork Infantry n it Major, company E. Alabama in fantry J F bwearingn companv I South Carolina cavalrv J B Fletcher, company P. 50th Vir ginia Infantry A C Braxton staff. 11th "Virginia infantry f II Wood compam K McCord s regiment, Texas infantrv W E Kendall companS A, lGth Ar kansas infantry 0 G Jones, company I, lGth Texas infantry, W. D On en companv F Second Ten nessee infantr 1 C 1 oseborouth. Fort scouts. Sec ond Missouri infantr John S Simmons sixth Ohio infantrv. 1 II Fairoanks 1 tn Massachusetts infintry. W J Miller Cook s heat artillerv Dennis Finn, compam F loth Texas infantry C 1a. Caspary. 1Tth Louisiana in fantrv 1 M Rohei ts llh Mississippi in-fantr itwiti , AGREflTPICTUHE i A Mar,vel of Photography, Thrilling in Interest; Splendid Orchestra. The Birth of a Nation is a wotnli r ful photoplay Whatever one m iv think of the theme the picture Is rem lik able in showing the uses to whiih the film may be put ln depicting scenes of life, its possibilities in recording his torv I The great battle scenes reproduc tions of the civil war are little shoit of marvelous. Many of them are ium lute reproductions of old prints m ide during those atlrirint, davs of interne tine strife, ami tSe airv one b ick to Brady s history and other w orks so pro fusely illustrated bv photographs or drawings made at the time anil as near 1 authentic and Correct as anv w e will ever see The hproism of north and south, the terrible slaughter in hand to hand conflicts for breastworks posi tions, the disordered flights of defeated armies, the raiding and capture of sup ply trains, the march of Sherman to the sea, the negro riots and raids on the south in the reconstruction days and during the early period of the use of negro regiments hi the union forces, all are pictured as accurately as If the people in the flesh themselves were passing In reie before the e e rather than on the screen Pathetic jtnil Fearful. The mother hoering in a brush heap on the mountainside with her little ones as she watches In terror the progress of the Sherman armv through the val lev below is enough to bring tears, ami it does The return of the young Lonfederito colonel from the war. in rigs to witness the despoiliation of SES? NOW PLAYING S8 I: i 8:10 P. M. WEEK INCLUDING SUNDAY World's 18,000 People Battle of Petersburg Sherman's March to the Sea Lee and Grant at Appomattox 5,000 Scenes IGETSEST Spectacle D. W. GRIFFITH'S r7 1 m mW rati M 1 kL1s M & Wk A b a m g i g w 3,000 Horses Yiid Rpdes of the KnKIax Klans Assassination of Lincoln i The Part the Women Played. Cost $500,000 Symphony Orchestra of 30 . NIGHTS Lower Floor, $1, 2; Balcony, 25c, 50c, $1 . MATINEES Lower Floor, 50c, $1; Balcony, 25c, 50c SEATS SELLING AT RYAN'S likmmmMmAUidmimmm a i ii Have a Look! Have a Look! Etave a Look! safes f Show On ciMsrevjy-iy'JHwaatraawgs Earth" u'Pitoi nii n tiii: rirrtr.i hrpsg tiil, Lirri.i. om s tiii. nrnin iiiki s Tin LCLIMI 1MI1 NCIMl:NT OF TIIK in;,i i. u m . i:of.i MI NT BRILLIANT SPECTACLE-GRAND CHORUS GREATEST PLAY EVER STAGED e Spring, Queen of The Seasons ASSISTED BY "Wrens, JtlarblnlrC FiKrona, Urdlilrtl. Urtl Hradeil rindi?, Illackhlrdiu Gold 11ncbr, Cnnyon "rrnn, TInnetn( ClinntlcIrcrK, F"roR, Iocklnp Hlrdw, Can a Hew, Trcr TondrX, and Cricket. Chorus of Thousands of Voices Unparalleled! Unparalleled! Ethereal Mildness, Fragrant Breezes, Smiling Skies, and Many Other Prime Stage Favorites. lagnificent-Gripping-Qverwhelming llfdlet Of I rim and Lnrkupurm. rc Ibe Great lluneynuekle Ilnllet. Orren Scnrf IJaneefi I'y 1 onng; lounlalnn. JIallet IJnncinp Ily IVarh llloauionti. CoSorOancas Dally "r Filmy r.nrbrd Clouds lleil lly Mount Franklin, I In no Mountain, nnd Jnares I'enks In Superb Grouping. Ilnllet lf 1'npples ntiit the South U Ind. ce the 'Woim Candles Bursting Into 1 ire llefore lour AmaKed and liaitzleil Kyes. Count the Yuccn Candles I It Hy 1 miecn Hands, potior the 'WIHoitj Heaulles Trailing Orchid lnrples. AG?C! Ihr Cntll AMU sprend llielr tlnrtrloiisly llnteil silken lluf flr I'or luu. PHEMOr1EALAi the once magnificent family home his reunion with the sister he loft a baby, now grown almost to womanhood the hase of th renegade nejrro captain fter the little girl, and her Jump to death to sive her honor, the battle of the southern family in flight from tlie negro soldiers, in the little hut of two former union eterans their res- ue by the Clansmen the rescue of the peopl. of 1'iedmopt, S C, from the car pet banger negro rule and the street mohs In the same band of ghostlike night riders the battle of the radical northern leaders daughter against his nepro protege to prevent a forced taar n cge these are some of the thrillinglj lug scenes in addition to the war pic tures but not all by any means The burning of Atlanta is a spectacle or startling, horrlfyiirfc grandeur Plenty of I.oir Interest. 1 lie story follows rather closeK the Morv of The Clansman.' by Thomas inxon intermingling the love stories of a northern, girl and a southern colonel ind of a southern girl and a northern captain Beautiful scnery is shown in the unwinding of the story Southern cotton plantations and the diyersions of the negroes after the day"s work is done are features of the picture The almost regal splendor of the southern slave owners before the war and their Pitiful poverty afterwards are con trasted strongly in some of the grip ping scenes of the great film Historicilly correct portrayals of the -issassination of Abraham Lincoln bv John Wilkes Booth, in the old Ford theater at Washington, the surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox on pril 9 186 , the signing of the first call for volunteers by Lincoln and a reception at the white house by the great presi dent are some of the features of the film that will live in the history of tlie moving picture as they lne in the written history of the nation Sonj Great Scenes. The great southern ball at Piedmo- t the night bfore the departure of the volunteers for the front, following tl e Confederate -clctory at Bull Bun, u 1 the session of the South Carolimi scalawag" legislature of 1866, when negroes predominating three to 01 e the measure was passed legalizing mar riage between blacks and whites, ai masterpieces of stage craft and pho togr.iphy It is useless, however, to dwell upon the differi nt phases of this wondeiful picture, out 01 wnicn sianu in bom re lief the great battle scenes ind the rides of the Ku Klux Klan That the au dlence sympathized with the Ku Klux was evidenced by the tremendous ap plause that greeted their every i,i pearance on the screen last night 'Not withstanding this, the Lexington K ) Herald, a southern paper, comment ng upon the showing of this feature nf The Birth of a Nation," condemns the Ku Kiux In no uncertain terms The Ku Kluk. Klnn. Filse history is taught In the pte sentation of the operations of the Km Klux Klan," says the Herald Instead of a band of patriots of high-minded ind noble-spirited men, the Ku Klux Klan was a band of marauders wio used the cover of night for the gnti fication of private greed, of passion and of rapine No more disgraceful was the regime of the carpet bagger than the rule of the Ku Klux Klan Force is added to this declaration bv the intensity of the Herald's feeling about the war "Our blood still runs faster, our heart still beats quickie our nerves still throb as we recall some of the accounts of the acts of savage bru i tality committed by those American'- j i ur white brethren of the north.' But it is unable to see the benefit 'of hie- J ihe- these scenes recalled in exaggerated ' form," or of ignoring the fact that dur ing the four years of struggle the ne gro men "protected the white woman hood of the south with absolute fidel it ' The Orchestra. Not the least enjovihle featuie nf the great picture gieat as hn evpositi'n of scenes In the das when the nation was racked, by war hatred and venom torn asunder over the question of state or national supremacv is the orches tial music that accompanies the pic ture Twenty musu ians render the score incidental to the showing of th reels, and the concert alone 1s an en jovable evenings entertainment Prop erty effects behind the screen lend real ism to the pictures In the battle eppnM drums rnar in imitation Of the boom of cannon, men cheer, horses gal lop hands play, trumpets call tlninis beat charges and retreats ana me real ism of the picture's and the enjoyment of the spectators are largely enhanced bv this as well as by tho orchestral score 'V. II FEBRUARY BIRTHS 4142 IN TEXAS; DEATHS ARE 2372 Austin. Tex. March 21 Births re ported In Texas for 1 ebruary totaled M iccordlng to the report of the stite register of vital statistics Deaths numbered J"72 Tuberculosis, pneu monii and influenza again leid the list of deaths with 281 deaths charged igantst tuberculosis as 'a cause, and more than 200 against) the others Institl IAME FIRE BURNS FRAME HOUSE; OCCUPANTS MAKE ESCAPE File of unknown origin destroyed a one room frame addition to a resi dence at 1202 East Missouri street early Tuesday morning The fire was discovered by Mrs S. T Mackell, who was asleep In the ad dition at the time An alarm was turned In to the Central and Mesa de li irtments and tho main building wis saved bv the firemen, the only damage c'one being the destruction of the frame addition. Only n Terr Left. "Mrs Tdna T. Evans' Cook Books on sale at The Herald Office, at 25c each Out of town purchasers please add 3 cents to cover postage Adv. rllONB 265 rnoE 7S7S MONTANA AUTO LIVERY caks, 31.50 r.cri iiom. em m &-. m ??& -'?W-, --"-1- zi m & jit JVote t Oscar Seagle and Maggie Teyte Sing "Songs of Home" NONE but a Southerner with all his native love for the songs of the South land could interpret the simple old ballad "Carry Me Back To Old Vir ginny" as Oscar Seagle does; nor could Maggie Teyte find better opportunity for expressing all the charms of her remarkable voice than in her rendition of LObr's "Little Grey Home In The West" Thue records are reprcscntatnc of the beauty and perfection of the New Records for Now on Sale And there are many other records worthy of special mention in tie April list o Columbia Records. Casals interprets the "Prelude" and "Sarabande" of Bach's 'cello "Suite in C Major" with a deep understanding of its beauty. Eleanor Painter sings selections from two of her recent successes, "Princess Pat" and "The Lilac Domino;" and exquisite contralto vocalism is found in the singing of the two selections by Margaret Kejes. , "Yakka Hoola" Al Jolson's Hit from the New York Winter Garden is sung by the famous comedian himself on Columbia Record A1956 75c Popillc A 1951 10 inch 75C ar flits SHE'S THE DAUCHTER CF MOTHER MACHREE. Manuel Romain, coun ter tenor. DEAR 01D-FASHI0KED IRISH SONGS MY MOTHER SANG TO ME. Henry llurr, tenor of the Month HELLO HAWAU. HOW ARE TOUT A 1939 Anna Chandler, mezzo-soprano. io-inch- WHEN YOU'RE DOWN IN LOUIS "S0- VILLE. Anna Chandler, mezzo-soprano. And ten more like these listed in the April Supplement I Enough in themselves for an evening's fun, if you add the brand-new "Casey" record (No. A1940, 10-inch, 75c,) with Casey's adventures as a judge on one side, and 01 the other "Mrs. Dugan's Discover," the humorous prize of the month, written by Ellis Parker Butler, the famous author of "Pigs is Pigs." Then there ate six sparkling new dance record: sir choral, ensemble ana orchestral records appropriate for taster; four bnliiant, colorful masterpieces interpreted by Prince' orchestra, two pirfect male quartette and quintette records, two new laylor Ino recordings of unusual beauty, and novelties aplenty for those who likethem marimba, xylophone. bell and ukalele records to rouna out a most complete icwuiu iuc. .ci jotf want to hear, jour dealer will gladly play for vou. A'ej Columbia Records en sale the 20th cfnery mmt. 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Take Any Car A Ford Will Do The Critics Are Unani mous in Praising Gentle Spring's Performances si'EnvL nEM'.riTs i-oa pouts, loieiis D PUnlHI riIILIlRI3 CU'CC lALLTi AvHLCOJIE. rilEK IO ALL ATTH tTIO-S. laHHtev Last Showing Today at The WIGWAM Theater I rci'-i n x C Hi JTTiciai rictus ui Chamber of Commerce Borracfs "A ROMANCE OF EL PASO" prlnir; In Home nov believe roe. Hofcier. He mire to tnUc the wife nn.l children i see Gentle Snrlnir In her new spectacle; It' KreaL Hilton, rare linncxt Hit or n ercat r.od'i Work Gentle J.jirlnc'n performance would Brlp the oul of a ilrnil IlrKT Maiu Tliotnn Carljle. Wt See El Paso and vicinity as they are today. The picture will surprise you. See the best and most thrilling picture of Elephant Butte dam ever made. See scores of people and places that you know. See the beauty spots, the commercial enterprises and points of interest. See views of Juarez, the race track, the Mexican forces, citizens, etc. Children 15c .Adults 25c Special Music. LAST CHANCE TO SEE THE PICTURE THAT WILL AD VERTISE EL PASO 3 to 5:40, 7 to 10:20 1 Tomorrow- THEDA BAR A In The Sensation, "THE SERPENT" I iiil