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MANY REMARKABLE FEATURES IN "ALL FOR A WOMAN" I The feature at the Columbia the-i atre Saturday and Sunday will be "All for a Woman," a massive Asso ciated First National picture, pro duced on an unprecedented scale in a masterful manner. "All for a Woman" has a back ground of the French revolution, de picting the most dramatic events of those hectic days. The chief char acter is that of Danton, who for a time rivaled Robespierre in power, and who finally came to grief in the machine of his own making. Emil Jannings, who won such wide spread popularity through his work in "Passion," plays the part of Dan ton, and does it with a sure touch of artistry. The part calls for acting of an order which few film stars could register, but Jannings gives a per formance of the difficult role which will remain long in the memory of those who see the picture. Among the noteworthy features of I'All for a Woman" are the mas sive sets which form the background of the drama. One, showing the trial chamber in which the victims U. of the party in power are given a I perfunctory hearing, is several hun- I gal dred feet in length and width, and thI the tiers of seats from which the mi spectators view the proceedings rises for to a height of sixty feet. the Other massive sets show the in- ICo teriors of the palaces of the de- sta throned members of royalty, with bei - their luxurious furnishings, and in coi f these are shown scenes of Babylonian Ne revelry and orgies which history re- thr a cords marked that period of French thi history. m e Acting, direction and settings have wa been blended into a production which ter has inaugurated a new era in film- an k dom. The picture has met with in- po stant success wherever it has been col f shown. all dDBEBE DANIELS A "REAL d KID" IN REAL LIFE inj de f tei A couple of kids together! di" f This aptly describes Bebe Daniels I and "Eddie" Sutherland, respectively er star and leading man of "Nancy From T d Nowhere," the Realart picture which opens Sunday for a run of two days so Iat the Louisiana theatre. ol. When the company was changing se sets, or when for any other reason th i they were free, these two screen fa- of vorites would either be putting on fo their burlesque classic dance, or doing ha their fake acrobatic act, with many he cries of "Allons! Hup!" and all the in atmosphere of the "best Continental de artists." Many a laugh from the company and crew was the tribute to to their pleasant foolery. in Although Mr. Sutherland is the fr child of an actress and a theatrical or manager, he had to run away from bi home to go on the stage. He is a t1 member of the well-known Ring fam- ti ily, Julie and Blanche Ring being it his aunts. He played with the lat ter in musical comedy. But the lure 1 of pictures drew him, and he started in with the Helen Holmes company v as a property-boy. During the war, a he was a member of the British Roy- s al Air Force. He has played with Constance Tal- r madge and with Marguerite Clark, y and, more recently, was the lead with t May McAvoy in "Everything For o Y Sale." The rest of the cast of "Nan- q 'e, cy" is quite up to the standard of a e the leading man, including Myrtle ne Stedman, Vera Lewis, James Gordon, f o Edward Martindel, Helen Holly and n S. Dorothy Hagen. 0 - Raisin-Lemon Pie. Cook raisins until plump. Add n enough water to make a pint. To this 1 add one cup sugar and the juice and rind of one lemon. Thicken with r corn starch blended in an egg-yolk and cook in double boiler fifteen min utes. Flavor with vanilla and pour into baked pie crust, using the egg white to make a meringue for the top. Dot with a few raisins. Happy Thought. * We need ships-more ships: citi zenship, statesmanship, comradeship, friendship. LOUISIANA Sullday and Monday WISTFUL - Not the naughty madcap you have seen before, not the saucy Tomboy, but the quaintiest, shyest little heroine imaginable. Here is young ro mance that will win all hearts. BEBE DANIELS in "NANCY FROM NOUWERE" "MY GOODNESS" Mack Sennett Comedy PATHE REVIEW The Magazine of the Screen PROF. DAVID H. PILLER, Organist Admissiop 10, 20 and 30 cents. Tax extra. SATURDAY COLUI BIA I .a THE 'BIGGEST OF THE ALL Andrew J. Callnghan presents "All for a Woman" plays .i with the emotions, re A sounding like the echo of a distant drum-beat. Gripping, appealing, ex ultant, irresistible! A tp A story of a lily that drma " bloomed in the mud ,of violence and hate; of 4 mob-hearts twisted and torn; of a man lost and glad to be lost in his love -All for a Woman. It's magnificent. T h e great Emil Jannings, master of emotion, heads a cast that holds Eur ope's greatest players. Not another picture like it this year, or last, or any years before. BEN TURPIN In "BRIGHT EYES"-Comedy PATHE NEWS-World Currents Columbia Concert Orchestra E. H. Charlton, Director. Admission Orchestra floor 50c, Balcony 25c, Children 15c. Tax extra. REMINISCENCES. A (Read at the February meeting of "I the Henry Watkins Allen Chapter, w, U. D. C.) M I have collected a posey from the C4 garden of another and .only the silken thread which binds it together is th mine, having drawn on my mother su for some of her reminiscences. At in the time of which I am telling many er Confederate soldiers were camped or stationed in Clinton, La., among them being Fenner's Battery, which was lii composed of the creme de la creme of S, New Orleans manhood. The girls in j that locality decided to give some- R thing to entertain them while in their I ci midst, and the concensus of opinion to was that a party, or ball, as they a termed it, would be most enjoyable, tl and at this time it seemed almost im possible, but they decided to over- li come all obstacles and go ahead. The H greatest problem with them was the all-absorbing one of "What shall w. A wear?" So after a preliminary meet- a ing to discuss ways and means, all departed for their homes with the de- d termination to search the attics and n dive into the capacious depths of the fi enormous Saratoga trunks, which ev ery family possessed in those days. They had lots of fun as each displayed some treasure she had unearthed, E some wonderful discovery, such as an old lace shawl, a scarf, old silk dres ses, and scraps of ribbon and velvet- they collected up every tiny fragment of silk, lace or velvet to form rosettes a for adornment. One girl' said she f had failed to find anything to make I herself a dress, but that she was cast ing covetous eyes on her mother's 1 dotted Swiss window curtains, which were her mother's pride and joy. How a to approach the subject of convert- 8 ing these treasures into a dancing s frock was the cause of much worry on this .girl's part. So finally, she f broached the subject by appealing to ' the mother's loyalty and saying that f the curtains would be a sacrifice on : the altar of "The Great Cause." Need - I say that this was effective? Near e ly a week was consumed in making d the frocks-this dotted Swiss one was V very full of skirt, with a deep hem, 'a round waist, and short puffed sleeves, it was trimmed with clusters 8 of green arborvitae and tiny pink roses-these roses were called Pica yune roses, and until recent years h there was a large bush of them in r our old-fashioned flower garden. 1 Some of the girls wore full skirts )f with bodies of red or black velvet. le Cold water was the only form of re ', freshment but the affair was a pro id nounced success, for 'he handsome soldiers were there ij uniform, all gallantry and chival'y, "the lamps shown o'er fair women and brave Id men," and then, as now, "soft eyes s looked love to eyes which spake d again, and all went merry as a mar h riage bell." I am sure that my au k dience will be interested in knowing that she who appropriated the Swiss r cirtains, was declared "the belle of the ball,"' and so the mother, just e like all dear mothers felt fully recom pensed for her sacrifice. TAL B. CHEATHAM, Historian of Henry Watkins Allen Chapter, U. D. C. ' Make a white sauce with milk, , flour and fat. Mix it with two cups of mashed, boiled parsnips. When cold shape and dip first in beaten Iegg, then in crumps. QUALITY : SERVICE : PRICE Spring will soon be here and with it comes House Cleaning Time. This store is full of helpful articles that will make house cleaning a, pleasure instead of a drudgery. Look over this list. All Wizard Mops and Polishes are reduced. Stgp Ladders 85c and $1.00 per foot. Feather Dusters 75c to $1.50. Cotton Mops 80c to- $.15. Brooms 85c to $1.25. Scrub Brushes 10c to 45c. Mop Wringers $2.75. Our Paint and Varnish Department is at your service, call on us. / Phone 32 Phone 788 A TALE OF THE OLD SOUTH f fi f "Eneas Africanus"-BY Harry Still well Edwards, J. W. Burke Company, sh Macon, Georgia. Reviewed by Robin re e Coons. th All you who cherish memories of the old South that lives now only in in r such memories; of the tender, brood- th .t ing faces of black "mammies" who el' crooned soft lullabies to beloved th "white chillun"; of rollicking, res n pectful pickaninnies; of mellow voicesI slifted in the strains of "Swing Low, f Sweet Chariot," and other "spirit n uals"; of the valiant deeds of "Brer Rabbit" and "Brer Fox," those quaint G r characters immortalized in the folk n tales of a lovable child-race; of the y "quarters" and the cotton fields; of H e, the joys and sorrows, the service and sacrifice, the love and loyalty that linked the cabin with "The Big e House,"-all you will find in "Eneas tI e Africanus," a story after your own hearts. A delicious blend of humor n< and pathos, it is replete with the at- a 1 mosphere and charm of those vanished d days towards which the true Souther d ner, regardless of his environment, e finds "his heart is turning ever." The plot of the story is concerned with the wanderings of an African 4 d, Eneas, a typical plantation darky, in whose experiences and adventures are s- truly as marvelous as were those of the immortal Trojan for whom he at is named. The narrative, which bears all the earmarks of authenticity, un ae folds as the outcome of a letter from ke Major George C. Tommey, late com *t. mander of Tommey's Legion, C. S. A., published in an Atlanta newspaper. eh In this letter the Major invokes the ' assistance of the public in locating . a faithful old negro who had been 1 sent away during the war, eight years before, when, there being considerable he fighting around the Major's stock to farm, the "white folks" had hastily at fled southward, intrusting all the fam n ily silver to the old man's care, with 4 ed verbal instructions concerning his ir- itinerancy. Eneas' intentions being unfortunately superior to his abilities, 'as he had become hopelessly lost; and m, the situations resulting from the old ed darky's abysmal innocence of maps rs and geography which the reader learns nk of through the astonishing response a- to the Major's letter, make a story rs full of interest and charm. in Eneas is a baffling combination of en. a rascal and saint. In him is com rts bined the simplicity of a trusting t. child with the cunning of the Arch re- Serpent, himself. In his unfathom ro- able soul, honesty, all unashamed, me walks hand in hand with black dupli all city. His lovable idiocy, his tower ps ing imagination, soaring highest when ive employed in bragging about his "white des folks," endear him to all whom he ke "visits" during his wanderings. But r- his most appealing characteristic, his u- atoning virtue, is his unewerving ng loyalty to his master. Through all iss the years in which he wanders in of search of his "white folks," he never ust forgets that he is "Marse George's" m- property, and his sole object in life is to return to that beloved master, the center of his universe. Eneas is en of the now almost extinct type of faithful old plantation negro, under stood and appreciated nowhere on this lk, planet except in the South. During Ups his wanderings, to quote the author, hen "Eneas would have been arrested in en any country other than the South. In Sthe South he could have traveled~ his life out as the guest of his "white folks." ii The story ends, as every story r should, in happy tears, leaving he g reader experiencing a pleasant sing- s ing in the brain, not only because of c the satisfying denouement, but for c joy that a clever pen and understand- t ing heart have immortalized between c the covers of a book a certain loved is elusive something belonging only to the old South-a something that finds t 5 a response in the hearts of Souther- i iners, young and old in every land. (The above review was submitted as an assignment in Freshman Eng r lish, Louisiana State University, Miss Garig's class.) 0-0 HEALTH PROGRAM FOR d SCHOOLS WORKED UP t Something over three-fourths of the children of Ouachita parish who entertained the Health Crusade have now gotten their ten-week pins. They are not losing interest as many d thought they would. All of the grades have been re-organized and new cap tains chosen in the City School after the change in grades at the end of the first semeter. I' 0 When you have a dif ficult prescription or one that is to be used in a case of serious 0 illness--bring it to us 0 for careful, prompt attention. I i H. C. Paulsen & Son Shon The Home of Prescriptions phone 624 Third St. ,=, O ,O .. Do U-WANT-MO Bread? WOLf'S STEAM BAKERY 80 LONG AND FAVORABLY KNOWN IN THE PLACE TO GET IT. U-WANT-NMO BREAD is the favorite of the Housewives, while the 'akes and Pies made at this bakery are un unsurpassed. M06 TI IRD ST. PHONE 628 Anmiouncing Price Reductions on o New Edison o . Re-Creations E fective the 1st of March New Ed ison Re-Creations have been reduced to 1914 prices-on some series lower. o Series that was .$1.35, now $1.00 Series that was $1.85, now $1.50 Seriesthat was $2.25, now $2.00 Our stock is most complete and we are getting supplies of new HITS almost, weekly. Come in and hear º some real music. Globe Furniture Co. ,, , o~0otOo ors31 This past week all of the childr in the City School, Parish, West 1 roe and Catholic schools have beet given sample tubes of tooth past sent to the Ouachita Parish Tuber culosi- League. The children app, r ciated the gift very much. Enough - tooth paste was sent for over 3,441 1 children who have entered the cru. I sade in this parish. J A health program is being workq s up by the different schools and w be given in a few weeks. The Citl School will put on a play entitles d "The Passing of the Littlest Pageant? - The Catholic school "Miss Fresh A s Visiting Nurse," and the Paris school will have a play "Judith at Ariel." The children taking part ari be published later. We ask your es operation in this work that the Tuber culosis League is doing to try to pre vent tuberculosis. o A tuberculosis survey will be mad e here some time this spring. Th Y deaths in Monroe for the last 8f years from tuberculosis have bee looked up and the public is asked t r report any active cases, any suspr ºf cases, asthis will help us in our sus vey.