niE TIMES: THURSDAY, AUGUST. 19, 1920
In The Thealres
Doctors as a rule are pretty eeri
ous folka! Especially -when-you meet
them professionally. Nevertheless, a
large part of the laughs In "Sick
Abed," Wallace Keld's picture at the
Poll theater, are furnished by two
medicos.. As a matter of fact, they
are quack doctors and know little
more about doctoring than they do
The feature vaudeville attraction
for the three days commencing today
is Eleanor Pierce presenting "A
Dance Frolic," staged by Ivan Bank
oft. The company includes Gil
Squires and Jerry Benson. ,
, As a special attraction for the boys
of the American Legion, Manager
Saunders has secured for the next
three days the or rv ices of Bessie
Leonard, the dough-boy girl and her
partner, Eddie Porray. Miss Leonard
was JfT France during a greater part
Ity while there. She will endeavor
edy sketch entitled "How About It,"
to show the people of Bridgeport how
sh entertained the boys in the
.The Dixie Four, who occupy fourth
place on the bill are a southern
quartette and present "songs and
laugtis from the sunny south."
Howard Smith and Co.. in a com
edy sketch entitled "How bout It,"
and El. Cota, master of the xylophone
i The urogram also Includes Pathe
News and Review with the colored
On Friday night. American region
night at the theater, the delegates
of the American Legion Convention
will be the euests of Mrs. S. Z. Poll
at the' theater.
1TM1nr nn n valannhn of nnpular
Mmnil Xf nr srtr Hmtza Arvine has
finally " decided to re-open the stock
Miarvn a -A Ttrr-lrc ta.ter one week
earlier than planned. It was original
ly Intended to open thin popular play
house as usual on ijaDor uay, ssept.
c hut n vm-itahlfl flood of letters, tele
phone calls and personal demands has
caused a change In plans and tne
thwttor will onen on August 30. with
'that wonderful comedy drama, "The
Tailor Made Man," which created so
much of a furore. In New York city
for a long period. This Is the first
of an excellent repertoire which has
been socured by the management for
presentation daring the season which
will be addVed t from time to time
i the occasion ue rrrr.rt fl-..
AKhonrh some of the favorites of
'ormer seasons will assist in forming
e of the best stock companies
Idgeport has cvtr seen. Manager
ie takes great pleasure in an-
mMnff thA Afieummmt of Miss
Ruth Amos, whose reputation as an
trees has preceded, her. Miss
Kmos Is both pretty and vivacious
Lnd possesses a personality that bids
air to win for her a large circle of
Mnmta Mnrftn stfttxi hflp debut her.
Ik be - well X itow n over the western
tm will h her first visit
Ljo Bridgeport and she looks forward
v It with pleasant anticipation. .ee-
Hdea IVRt- natural ta.ent sne is versa
In a tmA nramian to orove a success
r s both drama and comedy.
Among the- oldUmers who will
galit 'oe' seen here are Arthur Chat
f erdon, who wa so well received here
( art season, as the- Poll Players' lead-,
j ng man." Then there is Arthur
Griff en, the humorous and versatile
imeatan. Jack McGrath, the pleas-
Juvenlle .ana tne iavonte cnarac
woman Miss Mabral Griffith, wh'o
been seen hers for two seasons.
Griffith tntedded to retire from
sU life at the close or last
,ra lint nwlnff to the insis-
t,V73II T . 1 1 1 L. I. ... ... . J "
'I this city decided to return for one
The playhouse has been renovated
VKMinphmH1 skrtA iwweral snrnrises are
promised by Manager Arvine. There
will be no advance in prices ana res
ervations for the season or peroorm
nnce can be madie at any time after
10 o'clock Monday morning.
A bill of unusual excellence Is
promtaed by the Plaza theatre man
agement for tho last three days of
the week starting today. The great
H. H. Van loan story, 'Three Gold
Coins," featuring Tom Mix, is the
stellar attraction and if the reviews
received on the feature may bo taken
as any criterion. It is a corkfcig good
drama and. shows Tom Mix at his
daredevilish best. It is most inter
eating from star to finish and. is the
first of vhis Fox do Luxe series.
The Gypsy Songsters is the feature
act ami a better harmonizing aggre
gation never assembled on a. local
letage before. They render such
numbers as "My Gypsy Sweetheart"
from the Broadway show, "The For
tune Teller," "Sole Mia," quartet from
Rigoletto," "Give Me" and others in
'faultless style. Lessig and Loring,
;the legitimate couple presenting a
;powerfnl moment from a powerful
jplay, "The Bells," Russell and De
Ivitt, "The Loose Nuts," May and
IMay, a pair of American Beauties in
jBongs and dances. Pathe Topics of
the Day, International News and oth
iCT features complete the bill.
Lack of confidence in one's self has
caused many a person to leave their
laocustoroed environment, change
their name, cultivate a new manner
lof action and speech, remould their
(thoughts and become an entirely new
(entity. The leave the chrysalis for
Ithe new winM of another self and
Achieve success, where nothing but
Ifailure followed in the old environ
Zedda Sears, author of "Lady Billy,"
rwhich will be seen at the Park with
the ever achieving Mitzi as the pi
pquant "Lady Billy," has brought this
leondltlon into her comedy romance.
which Henry "W. Savage is offering
fwlth a metropolitan cast, operatic
(Chorus and Savage orchestra, Aug. 24-
MMzl, wtth her cunning ways, re
freshing mannerisms and captivating
(personality, takes advantage of cir
leumstances and being caught Jn over
palls by the American tourists who
Mslt her haunted Roumanian castle,
mays she Is the gardner's eon. Re
taJizlng that she enjoys the experience
ef being a boy, she consents to being
(hipped to America and becomes fa-
pnous as a boy soprano.
Anawtasla, played toy Beatrice Con
krtance, is Just the cook at "Lady
pBUly's" castle, but she, too, becomes
(another a priestess of futuristic lit-
psrature who wins laurels in Green -fwich
Village, where as Madam Kozi-
puKowsu sue is disguising uerseil.
With the announcement made yes
terday that the Underwood plant
would employ , about 2,000 persons
after it had got under way in this
city and people on the streets and
other places giving It a lot of talk
last night the chief concern expressed
was whether housing conditions of
the city would be adequate to pro
vide homes for workers that come
here from out of town. It is expect
ed that the majority of the working
force that will be installed in the new
concern will be local people but a
certain amount will be brought here
from Hartford to get things in run
ning order. (
After a conference wi Stanley H.
Bullard late yesterday 'afternoon it
was announced by the Underwood of
ficials that partial operation at the
plant would begin the first of next
month. By that time it is expected
that alterations to the building will
have been completed and the Bullard
office force which is still In the build
ing will have moved to the new Bul
lard plant in Fairfield.
A number of former employes of
the Tost Typewriter Works which re
cently moved from this city to Flush
ing, Long Island, greeted the an
nouncement that the Underwood
Company would come here with joy
as they see a chance to return to
work at the various lines of trade
connected with the manufacture of
typewriters. When the Tost plant
moved? to Long Island after the
Graphophone Company had bought
the property of that factory on Rail
road avenue quite a few of the Tost
employes moved to Flushing with the
Tost concern but later returned when
they became dissatisfied with condi
tions as they existed in the Long
Island factory, according to a num
ber of them seen last night by .a
AMERICA FAR AHEAD
IN OLYMPIC GAME
By scoring 32 points in four final
events yesterday the United States
increased its lead over the other
countries in. the Olympic games at
Antwerp. - The American track and
field athletes have scored 101 points
in the eleven events held since Sun
day and are now 63 points ahead of
Finland, their closest rivals in the
meet.' Sweden is third with 26 points
and England fourth with 4. France
has made only 12 points up to data
The points scored toy the other teams
in the games are : South Africa- 7;
Canada, 7; Italy, 7; Norway 3; New
Zealand, 3; Esthonia, 3. - y
IN STATE OF SEIGE
Berlin, Aug. 18 The allied com
mission has declared an intensified
state of siege at Kattowitz, Upper
Silesia, as a result of clashes between
civilians and French troops in which
2 7 persons were killed.
The commission has forbidden the
publication of five newspapers in Up
per Silesia for a week.
the Park theatre, Thursday, Friday
and Saturday, with the customary
matinees. The production is known
as Sam Howe's Jollities of 1920, and
is the creation pf that versatile and
original writer, Addison Burkhart.
Mr. Burkhaa-t calls his" effusion a
Revusical Fable in two acts and ten
scenes. The locale covers a lot of
territory showing various scenes in
ana about New Tork and bubbling
over with original features, surprises,
effects, innovations and ideas. 1 In
fact, it marks the wpward trend in
modern burlesque, an achievement
which has been the aim of Mr. Howe
since the advent into this particular
field of endeavor. Besides supplying
cast second to none Mr. Howe
brings forward a trio of funmakers,
comedians and laugh-getters seldom
mustered in one particular aggrega
tion. We refer to Cliff Bragdon,
Sammy Howard and Helen Tarr, oth
ers who contribute to the success of
the production are Norma Barry,
Helen Rikhoff, Caroline Ross, Lillian
Norwood, Harold Carr, Frank Malla
han, William F. Collins,, the Synco
Melody orchestra' and twenty-four
charming and vivacious chorus ladies.
Musio of the lilting kind, dashing
and sylph-like maidens who have
been endowed by nature with grace,
charm and rhythm, are conspicuous
in the production. It is described as
a different sort of show built on new
lines and reeking with novelty, or
iginality and precedence over its com
Tonight, Realart Pictures presents
Wanda Hawley in her starring vehicle
"Miss Hobbs" in five acts, from the
celebrated stage play of the same
name that ran in London, New Tork
and road presentations. "Her Private
Husband," a Fox Sunshine comedy in
two reels, Fox News and Bray Pic
torograph will also be shown.
CAPT. PALMER RESIGNS.
San Diego, CaL. Aug. 19 Captain
Leigh C. Palmer, U. S. N., chief of
the bureau of navigation during the
world war, has tendered his resigna
tion which has ibeen accepted by Sec
retary Daniels, it became known here
today. The .resignation came after
eighteen years of service. No reason
New Show Today
TT. Tf. VAN LOAN STORY .
And the first of His De Luxe
With that skill and acumen which
iys characterizes his various en-
prises, Sam Howe has launched
ther success In his latest offering
ioh -will be ..the next attraction at
The Review Says: "Its
Best Super-Drama Tom
Has Ever Made."
uarmtmizers Supreme in a'
Hear Them Sing "My Gypsy
Sweetheart," from "The For
a ne jegiilmate Couple.
LESSIG AND LORING ,
In a Powerful Moment From a
Powerful Play, "The Bells"
ijiiiiX ANU OlVil l
A Hit Everywhere
MAI AiL MAY
American Beauties in Songs
PATHE TOPICS INTER
Bridgeport started on a road trip
today and they will be back Sunday
to ulay Springfield.
HOW THE STATES
VOTED ON THE -SUFFRAGE
The Republican states that ratified
Ihe Suffrage Amendment are :
Wisconsin, Michigan, Kansas, Ohio.
New Tork, Illinois, Pennsylvania,
Massachusetts, Iowa, Montana, Ne
braska, Minnesota,. New Hampshire,
California, Maine, North Dakota," Col
orado, Rhode Island, Kentucky,- Ore
gon, Indiana, Wyamiiig, Nevada, New
Jersey, Idaho, New Mexico and
Washington Total; 28. : y
The Democratic states that ratified
are: " :.,'-.-;'
Texas,- Missouri, Arkansas, , Utah
-Arizona, Oklahoma, West Virginia,
and Tennessee Total 8.
Ohio and Montana, credited as. .Re
publican states, ratified at special
sessions convened by Democratic
governors. Consequently the parties
share 50-50 credit. , , -
New Jersey,- with a Republican
legislature, ratified at a regular ses-
siohT it being understood that If it did
not Gov. Edwards, Democrat, would
convene an extra session for ratifica
tion. . .. -
- States that have - not acted . as yet
are ' Connecticut, Vermont, North
Carolina and Florida.
States -which have voted againsl
ratification -are Alabama, ' Georgia
Mississippi South Carolina, Virginia
Maryland, Delaware and Louisiana. .
To Discyss 'Dominion'
Rule For Ireland
London, Aug. 19. Irishmen of
moderate views concerning the prob
lem of dominion rule will gather at
J Dublin from all parts of Ireland next
Tuesday for a conference. This meet
ing,,- says a . Dublin despatch to the
Daily Mail has "been endowed with
considerable i mportance i-'-by the
change if dS2. EpDi?nptfstreet.''
"Although the' premier's" st'atement
in the House of Commons last Mon
day puzzled Irish politicians" the dis
patch says, "it is wrong to take : a
pessimistic view of the situation as the
way to ejG yo mi'"e;'.
Entire New Show Today
Idontwaht fagot well
Pathe News and Review
A Dance Frolic
GIL SQUIRES AND
The Dough-Boy Girl and
Favorites of the American
A Southern Quartette
In Tunes and Ijaughs From the
Dand of Cotton
tiOWAKU &MI1H Al tiO.
L V O 1 A
"Master of the Xylophone
Aug. 24-25 -
HENRY W. SAVAGE
Offers The Radient Prima Donna Comedienne
With Metropolitan Cast Ensemble of Operatic Voices
Quartette and Collonette
ZELDA SEARS WROTE BOOK AND DXRICS
HAROIiD liEVET COMPOSED MUSIC
PRICES: $3.00, $2.50, $2.00, $1.50, $1.00 and 75c
THURS., FRL, SAT.
A REVTTSICAIj FABDE
In Two Acts and Ten Scenes
A Shower of Beauty, Melody and
Fun. A Paradise Garden of Girls
Cliff Bragdon, Sammy
Howard, Helen Tarr
Staged Under the Personal Direc
tion of Sam Howe
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Realart Pictures Presents
In Her Initial Starring Vehicle,
"Miss Hobbs," 5 Acts
From the Celebrated Stage Play
of the Same Name That Ran in
London, New Tork and Road Pre
sentations "Her Private Husband," 2 -Heel
Sunshine Comedy. -
gat. Tom Mix in "The ' Terror"
Today Last Showing j
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