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THE TIMES: THURSDAY, APRIL 29,' 1920
NINE it. ' - K NEW BILL TODAY Adapted irom the play by Lou Tellegen and Willard Mack. Senario ' by Kath erin'e Reed. Direction by Ted Sloman. One of the Biggest BROADWAY SUCCESSES . In Recent Years ard Sisters ooIey-Behrcn MULLEJ & FRANCIS PAUL DECKER & CO. j TIIE KUHNS ZISKA AND KING PATHE NEWS COEVlfNO NEWIELAND A Musical Comedy With LOCAL STARS S. .I-P0LI WILL PAY $250,000 FOR HARTFORD LAND Mat. at 2. Eve. 6:15-8:30 ENTIRE New Show Today V GREAT BTLL Will Payne's story of a great optimist who never lost his faith in his fellow men even though it almost cost him his life and the girl lie , loved. It was announced in Hartford yes terday that the sale of the land and buildings at the corner of Main and Wells street. In that city, owned by John J. Coleman, to S. Z. Poli for $250,000, would probably be complet ed within a few days. The Coleman property has a frontage on Main street of 86 feet and a depth of 91 feet and its sale to Mr. Poli will givdl him possession of all the property between Wells street and the store of Kingsley & Smith at 571 Main street, and on Wells street west to and in cluding 22 WeMs street, the property of the William and Christopher Mc Kone estate having been purchased by Mr. Poli about three years ago. About 50 feet of the rear part , of the former McKone property is now occu pied by the new Poli theatre and it was reported that Mr. Poli plans the erection of a hotel on the remaining land. ADVANCE PICKPOKD ANNULLMENT CASE Minden, Nevada, April 29 As neither Mary Pickford nor Owen Moore are in Nevada to be served with summons in tlie state suit to set aside the divorce decree granted 'to Miss Pickford, Judge Langan" in the district court here yesterday signed an order directing service by publica tion for six weeks in a G-ardnerville paper, copies of which are to be sent to the two at Hollywood, Cal. Miss Pickford is referred to in the order as "Gladys M. Moore, known as Gladys M. Fairbanks." Her attorneys let it be known that they' will contend service by publication is insufficient. In The Theaters PLAZA.1 An entire new show is being pre sented at the Plaza theatre, starting today. Will Rogers has attained wonderful fame on the legitimate stage, 'but his recent screen hits have added materially to his universal le gion of friends and admirers. He is always good because he could enter tain even though he had no story. His latest is "The Strange Boarder," a Will Payne story. It is the story of a man's faith -in . his fellow men. His little son, Jimmy, just four years old, appears in it and shows promise of a good comedian. A well known Bridgeport boy, Phil Eeeler, is here now with "Rubetown Follies." Phil was very popular here before going on the stage and his many friends will be glad to see him. The act is a corker. Allman and Nevins, "The Rube and the Fiddler." Hill and Quinnell in a novelty variety act, Herbert Brooks, the twentieth century monologist, and others, com plete the bill. Hearst News and Topics of the Day win also be shown. FERTILIZER .DEPOSITS. i ue Jfopuiar port Boy, PHIL KEELER -me 'RUBETOWN FOLLIES" ALIM4N & NEVINS HERBERT BROOKS ITILL A QUINELL TOPICS OF THE DAY NEWS WEEKLY OTHERS tJITNHAV T7!TTTEVTR n'RT?TTT!TV In "A Fool and JTis Money" Vienna, Aiprdl 29. (Deposits in the great Alpine caves are being devel oped as fertilizer. They consist large ly of bird lime and bone dust of birds and animals throughout the ages and are estimated to contain twelve per cent, of phosphates. In one great cave near Mixnitz alone, it is said, about 50,000 tons are , available. The government is undertaking the work of digging and distributing the cave earth. ." y n X.ULJt 1 m 4 1.5" t&K7L4& 9 a ill HAVE A HEART and Go and See THE MAMMOTH MELANGE OF MUSICAL- COMEDX AJ.Jt. THIS WEEK With a Karmonioiis Cliorus of Beauties H TWICE DAILY - Al'TERXOOV X, F,VFTR POPULAR POLI PEICES M V K E - Y O V II RESERVATIONS NOW At me Sign of tne Fotoplay I TODAY ) LAST DAY SHOWING Edith Roberts ( Her Five-Foot , Highness LATEST SPISODE OF DARE-DEVIL JACK d Starring :.J JACK DEMPSEY q Three B A I F Matinee Days . 1 ARIi DaiIy THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY THE ONE AND ONLY 310 L LIE WILLIAMS AND HER GREATEST SHOW A POSITIVE SENSATION THE UNKNOWN LAW -! Act of Its Kind 'in Eurlcsqiw MOLLIE'S BEST CH OR U S !-:VEY J'-M, TEACII ELITE Ttrelf TONIGHT BLANCHE SWEET IX Fighting Cressy Star Comedy Barton Holmes New Screen Magazine ' - TOMORROW "THE STREET CALLED STRAIGHT" JjYRIC . Next week's attraction at the Lyric theatre, "She Walked In Her Sleep," is not a bedroom farce. It is simply a farce-comedy that tells a funny story in a new way. The snappy musical comedy "Have a Heart," is still proving a wonderful attraction, he songs arec atchy and new, the jokes are of modern vintage and the dialogue is strictly up to the minute. ' The chorus is the best tlat has ever been seen with a stock comW pany. ' v For Sunday night the big photo play, "Common Law," starring Clara Kimball Young, will be given as the feature. Then there is the final epi sode of that wonderful feature serial "The Lion Man,' in which all the mysteries which have held audiences spellbound during the past 18 weeks will be cleared up. Then there is the usual Sennett comedy and the Pathe News, including the concert by the Lyric orchestra. PARK. The name of Mollie Wlilliams has always been a guarantee of the best that could be obtained in burlesque, and it may be said with truthfulness that Mollie Williams' Greatest Show, which will be seen Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Park theater, is the ultimatum of burlesque accom plishment. This famous star and fern mine producer is presenting this sea- MOLLIE WILXXAMS AT THE PARK THEATRE. son, a production in two acts, and four scenes, the burlettas being entitled. "The Garden of Peaches," - and "A Day at Coney Island." She plays an important part in the entire produc tion and is assisted by a brilliant cast and by a chorus composed of such beauties as only Miss Williams could recruit from a large list of applicants. There are many specialties, a big sen sational playlet, "The Unknown Law," a wealth of wonderful costume crea tions, scenic beauty and musical tunefulness. Imperial Linen Finished Ghambray A Cloth that needs no praising This material, which is an extra fine chambray, with a linen finish, is ideal for children's and wo men's dresses. It is fine and agreeable to the touch. The patterns are in blue, pink, rose, wistaria and tan. Also reseda, pink and green with white squares woven in overshot effects. Very attrac tive patterns in polka dots, stripes and circles. 30 inches wide. Special gQ cts. Unbleached Muslin One thousand yards of this goods of - me dium weight. One yard wide. cts a yard Special This is always of use in the home. Mercerized Damask Of good heavy weight in pleasing patterns, the same as are seen in linen da mask. 64 inches wide. Special at $1.19 " " : a yard. Mercerized Napkins A remarkably good offering as these are regularly sold at $ 4 . 0 0 in similar quality. 22 inches square. $2.95 a dozen 3 Good heavy shoes of black an tan with eyelets. These are of strong leather and should be very serviceable. Sizes from 10 to 13 1-2. $2.95 Boys' Shoes Of extraordinary endurance are these shoes of black or tan made especially for boys who are al ways active. Made with both eyelets and hooks. Sizes 10 to 13 1-2 and 1 to 5 1-2. Shinola Black, brown and white. Three boxes for ' EMPIRE. Wihen the little girl from a Texas cattle ranch arrives in England to claim the estate and title of the de ceased Duke of Wilshire, she is look ed upon with suspicion and has many adventures before establishing her identity. The story is cleverly told in "Her Five-Foot Highness," star ring Edith Roberts, which now is be ing shown at the Empire theatre. i West End TONIGHT STATE ST. AND CLINTON AVK. Kftraum 777S I1EALART PRESENT MARY MILES MINTER In "Judy of Rogue's Harbor," 6 Acts You Remember the Splendid Picture "Anne of Green Gables" in which Miss Minter Starred? This One Is Even Better. BKAY t'2CTOJI APH CARTOON FOX NEWS i Saturday: Sessue HayakawaJ'The Brand of Topez" DANCING Saturday Night Armory A. A. 1483 MAIN ST. KEASNS' JAZZ BAND S 11 tf. 4 5 6 j WEST END. May Miles Minter in "Judy of Rogues' Harbor," a brand new Real- art picture in 6 acts, is the feature attraction at the West End theatre to night. You all remember her first Realart picture, "Anne of Green Ga bles." This one shown tonight is said to be even better than her first production. Bray Pictograph, Car toon and News Reel, will also be shown. Saturday: Sessue Hayakawe, in "The Brand of Lopez." b DON'T FORGET TONIGHT , ' AT Quilty's Auditorium, Fair&eld Avenua THE BI.G MINSTREL PERFORMANCE AND SOCIAL ' BY THE Men's League of Blessed Sacrament Parish Admission Card 50c PERFORMANCE AT 8:Wi x BANGING AT 10:00 ' Mrmurs famous orchestra Advertise in The E veiling Times It "Pays IiAST APPEARANCE This Season of the 3IcEnelly Singing Orchestra Colonial Ball Room Monday, May 3 . U 29 s 6 JAPAN IS DOING A BIG BUSINESS IN ARGENTINA Keanis' Jazz Band "Bpt. Real Novelty Orchestra" AX m McCormack & Barry, Mgrs. Buenos Aires, April 29. Japan's export trade ' with -Argentina rose from $1,000,000 before , the war to $10,000,000 in 1918 says the Bulle tin of the United States Chamber of Commerce here. Establishment here of two direct Japanese steamship lines and the opening of branches and agencies of Japanese commercial - concerns, to gether with a branch of the Toka homa Specie Bank and a Japanese Chamber of Commerce are noted. A considerable part of Japan's trade, it says, consists, of typical Oriental products, but much of it is in goods "which will compete with those of European and American manufacturers." Among the latter are cotton and silk textiles, pure silk, silk cloth, cotton yarns, dyed fabrics. pencils, tin plate, china ware, copper ware, buttons, brushes ana fountain pens. 25 cts. S3.95 Special v Mothers will make no mistake in buying these shoes for their boys. tne Read Fffitwi AGED WOMAN INJURED. Julia Foley, 70, of 1663 Main street, sustained a broken right shoulder, left leg and possible internal injuries last evening when she was struck by an automobile while crossing the street in front of her home. She was treat ed by Dr. B. J. Coyle of the Emer gency hospital and then removed to St. "Vincent's. AUSTRIAN GOV'T. IS TOP HEAVY Vienna, April 29. One-fifth of the population of Austria, 1,200,000 mem bers of the families of Central, pro vincial and municipal - government employes, are supported by the tax payers, according to the paper New Eight O'Clock, in an article question ing a statement by the Finance Min ister, Dr. Reisch. In the negotiations recently con cluded between the Cabinet Council and employes of the Central Govern ment for a general increase in salaries and allowances the top heaviness of the Austrian governmental machine was revealed. Foreign observers and investigators having to; do with the peace settlement have repeatedly commented on the extravagant num ber of civil servants employed in all departments. Dr. Reisch admitted in the discus sions that the civil list numbered 220,000 persons. The New Eight O'Clock, however, challenged that figure as too low and declared that if the various liquidation commis sions and other positions created under after war conditions were taken into consideration it would be shown that there are not far from 300,000 government employes. Austria has only 6,000,000 popula tion and it is estimated that each government salary supports a family of four. The newspapers generally are uniting in a demand that the civil list be reduced by the immediate dis missal of ten per cent. The adjustment reached about March 15 adds a round 2,000,000,000 crowns to the already appalling de ficit that confronts the government It is to be met by another increase in the price of tobacco products and in public utility rates, such as rail way freight and passenger tariffs and possibly postage and telegraphs. About the only concession the gov ernment won was an increase in hours of from six to seven a day with the understanding that a possible ex tension to an eight-hour day would be the subject of further negotia tion. Employes of tlie National States or provinces, apart from those of the' Central Government, are also . de manding a heavy increase in salaries and allowances. At first they made an effort to join forces with the latter but this became complicated and was defeated by the demand of the mu nicipal employes of "Vienna to be ad- I mitted to. the combination favored by the new government scale. Gov ernment servants in Austria enjoy a special low railway rate but among the demands they made, which was refused, was free transportation. Figures, just compiled show that in 1913 an average family of four per sons, living in the most modest man ner and eliminating all luxuries, spent 3,576 crowns a year, while now the same necessities, if available, would cost 231,898 crowns. The more thoughtful and serious newspapers point out that the in creased wage scale is only another step in the "vicious circle" and that the uncontrolled merchandizer will put up prices correspondingly. On every hand the question is asked: "When will the end come? And what then?" Meanwhile the government says it cannot decrease the civil list and dismiss so large a number of men, when there is no employment open to them, and emigration is practical ly prohibited. It would, they say, bring about "a crisis." , In some quarters, it is asserted, the government is powerless fo break down the bid bureaucracy. It is a firmly entrenched relic of the empire, it is said, and to .touch it would mean political ruin for the government brave enough to attempt it. VOICE TRANSMITTED 40 MXLES London, April 29 Experiments which have been carried out here have resulted in the making of a talking machine record on wax of a voice transmitted ..by wireless tele phone forty miles away. While the voice was speaking at Chelmsford in the country of Essex where there is a high power instru ment capable of transmitting the voice many hundred miles, the equip ment at the receiving plant in the Strand, London, was attached to a recorder, which engraved the mes sages in soft wax in the same way as an ordinary talking machine disc is manufactured. The record when produced was perfectly audible though a trifle "patchy." With larg er amplifiers the result, it is said, would have been louder though rath er hoarse in its effect. Vale! The American hobo! Prohi hibition, plenty of employment, and higher wages are some of the reasons given for the almost total1 disappear ance of the country's Weary Willies. Salvation Army homes and rescue missions the country over report that their bread lines have been almost deserted during the past winter. OREAN WOMEN FORM COMPANY Seoul, Korea, April 29. Korean wo men are forming an exclusive femi nine corporation capitalized at 400,000 yen to buy and sell "clothing, lingerie and toilet accessories," according to an advertisement in the first issue of the , ne Korean daily, the Chosen lino, iust issued here. None of the capital stock, divided Into 20,000 shares, will be sold to any man. The enterprise is regarded by many as a move toward breaking down an an cient Korean tradition. The director and all other officials of the company, it is announced, will be women only and in addition to merchandise, the company will have a sewing department. Its aim is said to be "the prchnotion of the comfort of living and improvement of Korean women in economic knowledge and experience." In Japan, cases of women success fully conducting business are not rare. The head of the Owariya Bank, one of the most successful banking enter prises, was a woman who died leaving a large fortune to the cause of female education. The great Suzuki firm, which has a branch In Seoul, is like wise headed by a woman. J In Seoul, itself, the Keijo Printing House and the Urao Hotel are good examples of what women can do. While Japanese women are entrust ed by their husbands with the com plete management of household af fairs, the Korean women generally looks to her spouse to finance the home. WILL NOT ADOPT DECIMAL SYSTEM. London, April 29 By a majority the Royal Commission which has been enquiring into the question has de cided against the adoption of the -decimal system of coinage by this country. "In our opinion," the majority of the commissioners say ."a large part. including the least instructed portion of the community, reckons its income in terms of shillings and pence and we are satisfied that it is idle to ex pect that the public would accept th disturbance created by the interfer , ergse of their habits and the basis of their established notions of value by a change for which they have expressed no desire and .which will not benefit them except insofar as they keep ao 7 counts."