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THE TIMES: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 192U - - THIRTEEN.. i - if- Hi - 1 . p (I 1- . v. tf- i IN THE THEATRES POM'S. - The bill which opens at Poli'a today . promises to be another of the superb vaudeville bils which are becoming so popuar of late. Georgette, Ltd., vaudeville's most elaborate extravaganza, will headline . the bil. Raymo and Rogers, Italian ' comedians, famed from coast to coast, ; are fourth on the bil. Fennel and Tyson will present a singing and dancing specialty. Johnson and Par- sons, a pianologue, and Graham's Human Marionettes will comprise the vaudeville show. "The Palace of Darkened Windows ; will be the feature film attraction. It lis one of those mystery stories' of the i far East that grips the attention of I every individual and keeps one guess ' ing from start to finish. The aboce attractions will be sup ' plemented with the Pathe News and the Pathe Cooelrd Review. Return of the World's Series gamo at Brook . lyn, announced from the Stage, inning b7 Inning, is another of the conven iences which the theatre announces. PIAZA An exceptionally good bill is promised the patrons of the Plaza theatre starting today when an entire new show will be presented. H. H. Van Loan has civen Eugene O'Brien a splendid opportunity .to display his talents in this production ana tne result is a very good picture. The story creates interest from the start and develops to a strong climax wnn suspense playing an interesting part The story deals with a crook by the name of "Swagger" Barlow who is impersonated by Mr. O'Brien and it being so different from any part he has ever played it will no doubt be a revelation. Martha Mansfield plays opposite him. "The Natural Voice," a classy singing act, with six talented songsters is the feature act starting today. Ash and Hyams, old favorites in "Nothing on the Level," Robb and Hollis, two nuts oft the same wringer in "A Shirt and a Skirt" by Norman Stadiger, To Jetti and Bennett In a novel whirl- wind dancing turn and others com plete the bill. Pictures of the World's Series games are shown in Interna tional News. As an extra added - at traction the management has con tracted for the Herbert Kaufman weekly story which is a feature in it self. Mr. Kaufman's works are too well known to warrant explanation, It being sufficient to say that the short subjects will become a regular interesting: feature on the Plaza nro gram. Pathe Topics of the Day will also be shown. IjYRIC. As a special attraction in addftion to 'the wonderful play of mystery ine unmson Aiioi," which is sched uled for presentation at the Lyric theatre next week. Manager George Arvine has succeeded in inducing Miss June Elvidge, famous for her worK in moving pictures and on the speaking stage, to appear as one of tne cnaracters In the cominer nlav Miss Elvidge has Just finished one of ner nest pictures and cama n Bridgeport for a vacation and a rest ana n was only arter .- considerable persuasion that she consented to ap- me piay -The Crimson Alibi," is apiay worm tne while of any one to see. In the first act on darkened stage a murder la committed, but the audience does not see who does it. Working with a clever detective the audience helps to unravel the mys tery skein by skein, but like the bloodhound of the law they do not know who stabbed the unfortunate victim until the very last. There are a few more opportunities in which to see that highly engaging comedy, "Lombardi Limited" which is scoring twice daily -.all 'this week. week. For- Sundav nierht the management I has arraneed. another of those highly I entertaining pnotopiay concerts wmcn are attracting hundreds to the Lyric weekly. Dorothy Dalton is tne fea ture in one of her best pictures "The Vampire" in which she seems at her boat. Then there is a comedy by the Senn-ett funmakers, a Pathe News film, a two reel thriller and the con cert of music by the. Lyric orchestra. The usual prices prevail at both the 6 o clock and 8 o clock performances. PARK. A musical show which Is being her alded as one of the season's biggest New York and Boston hits, with a star who is welcome here, will come to the Park theatre, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 11-12, with a matinee Tuesday, when Cecil Lean and "Look Who s Here will be be the attrac tion. Mr. Lean has had a remark able career with such successes as the original production of "The Blue Paradise" and many other notable productions. "Look Who's Here" w written by name Manaei and ISO- ward Paulton and has to do with a. popular young- author who writes if stories the girls go crazy ovsr, fcut who neglects his own pretty wife. Abundant opportunity is furnished in this character for Mr. Lean s talents as a laugh maker. Silvio Hein has written some music that is expected to charm and several of the numbers give promise of becoming popular, it is said. These numbers will be pleas ingly interpreted by the singing prin cipals and the . large beauty chorus. A notable cast will support Mr. Lean, at its head being Georgia Em- pey. Others will include Julia Gif- ford, Sylvia De Frankie, Clark Sis ters, Walter Arnim, Mario Villani, Stanley Warner, William Wheeler and others. PARK. The laugh element is never Ions' lost sight of in. the production of Hip, Hip, Hooray" ' which is now -filling an engagement at the Park theatre. Ben Pierce, George Hayes and the other comedians fairly revel in the fun germs which thoroughly innoculate the entire performance. George F. Belfrage selected a real wonder chorus for his show, and some of the critics around town have been heard to say that the girls are on a par with some of the bteger shows seen here. Certain it is that the company boasts ot a lot of girls " who are riot only pretty but who look well to gether. They are sprightly and agile and impart to the program that dash and spontaneity which only a good chorus can provide. Like everything else in the show the chorus . will be found all that it should be. EMPIRE. Maurice Tourneur ransacked prac tically every prominent antique shop in jamornia to secure tne choice as sortment of cutglass and ancient pis tols that appear in his big screen production of Stevenson's "Treasure Island," coming to the Empire Ithea- Important Announcement To Gas Consumers There has been 70 increase since July 1st of this year in the cost of making gas, due to advances in the cost of oil and coal. To meet this situation, The Bridgeport Gas Light Company is obliged to increase its revenue. Instead of changing the rate for gas. a small customer's service charge, equitable for all, will be adopted and the minimum gas charge of 50c per month will be discontinued. It is evident that every meter installed involves a constant expense entirely aside from the con sumption of gas. The cost of repairs and maintenance of street mains, services and meters,"monthly inspection of meters, keeping records, rendering bills or collecting from prepayment meters, interest, taxes and depreciation on the distribution system which is maintained ready to serve the customer as he may require and many other items make up a Customer's Carrying Cost, whether the gas consumed is much or little. It is no longer possible to provide for this cost out of the present price charged. If the price for gas were increased the customer who does not use enough gas to pay these costs is suppplied at a loss which must be made up by the larger consumer of gas, making an unfair distribution of this ex pense. We feel that the public will see the reasoriableness of asking each consumer to bear his share of the increased cost, and will co-operate with the Company in order that it may give the best possible gas service. , . THE REVISED SCHEDULE which will be effective on hiU rendered on and after November 1st, 1920, Is as follows: (1) CUSTOMER CHARGE 1 For Meters Sizes.: to 30 Inclusive 50 cents per month. (This rate will apply to over 99 of all our custom ers. It includes practically aU bouse meters and aU prepayment meters.) 6 For Meters Sizes 45 to 100 inclusive $1.00 per month Sizes 150 to 200 inclusive 1.50 per month Sizes over 200 2.00 per month Note The size of the Meter is stamped on a badge on the front of the meter and docs not refer to the number of lights or burners on the consumer's premises. (2) GAS CHARGE ' In addition to the above Customer Charge, gas consumed will be charged at following rates: First 25,000 en. ft. 14 cents per hundred on. ft. Next 75.0OO en. ft. 13 cents per hundred cu. ft. . All over .100,000 cu. ft. 13 cents per hundred cu, ft. (3) CASH DISCOUNT . A cash discount of one cent per hundred cu. ft. win be allowed from the total of the Customer and Gas Charges as above, when payment is made at tho Company's office within the discount period designated on the bills. (4) PREPAYADZNT METERS In the case of prepayment meters the gas will be delivered to the customer at the net rate of IS cents per hundred cu. ft-, the Customer Charge of 50 cents per month to bo paid to the coBector at the time of his " caU, in addition to any amounts deposited in the meter. - Any- gas consumer desiring further explanation is invited to call at the Company's office; ' The Bridgeport Gas Light Company 799-803 Main St., Bridgeport, Conn. O 2 d tre. As readers of the famous classic of adventure know, the story is crowded with fights between loyal sailors on the treasure ship and the mutineers and between the, treasure seekers and pirates. It is declared that the moat meticulous - screen fan will be able to pick an historical flaw in the Tourneur masterpiece. ' ' Shirley Mason plays the role of- the hero, Jim Hawkins, and is said to do it better than any boy actor could. t I m 1 -cncr "TVi a ! Miracle Man." disoenses a double vil- lainy in the dual roles of Pew and Merry. Charles Ogle is Long John Silver, and other prominent players are in the east. It is a Paramount Artcraft picture. WEST END. Tonight Owen Moore former hus band of Mary Pickford, will be seen n a new Selznick feature entitled "A Desperate Hero" in 5 acts. Fatty Arbuckle in "The Hayseed" in two reels of continuous laughs will also be shown including Bray Pictograph and i ox JNews Keel. AN ARTIST IX FLOWERS. To those who feel the inspiration. the urge which cornea from the artis tic display of colors upon a canvas, painting, like virtue, is its own re ward. To view it from any other angle is to commercialize art, to min gle dollars and cents with a God givM gift. At least that is the way that many artists view the. matter. But Miss Grace Tabor looked at it differently. She had her way to make in the world. She had to support herself by her painting and, all around her, she saw art students whose financial re turns were by no means commensu rate with the time which they devoted to their work. She therefore decided to combine an artistic temperament with a novel career .to paint her colors, not on oloth, but on the can vases supplied by nature. She deter mined to become a landscape gar dener, specialize in flowers and .their display. With this thought in mind, Miss Ta bor undertook a short course in the School of Applied Design in New York city, there learned the commercial application of the principles which she had already picked up during her artist's training This was followed by work in the office of an architect and, finally, by a year in the Arnold Arborvitum the New England school for those who wish to learn the finer points connected with the effect ive display of living plants and flow ers. Then, returning to New Yorlt, Miss Tabor opened a modest office and set out to capitalize her studies. Her first reward was a commission which called for more than two weeks' work and brought in less than $50, but it was the stepping stone to larger things, and now she has reached the place where she can afford to charge and receive a hundred dollars day for her services. Of course, she doesn't get this every day, but it comes in frequently enough to make the work well worth while and, as she says, "I have the added satisfac tion of knowing that I am painting with the most beautiful of materials. Something Yon Want? Ustf Tiros Wp-nf Aof THE fflJRKET GIRL"; When the boy3 in the vicinity of Fredonia, Pa., heard of Aleen Fell's ambition they remarked as with one breath: "Aw, shucks! What's the use? No girl can become a farmer!" - But Aleen. who was only- eleven years of age at the time, had made up her mind that she would disprove this theory. .-"A. girl," she claimed, "can do anything -that aboy can, and i wauaujr xv ' a - . .. v. . i. tin. . ... So she staked off her acre of ground on her father's farm, went through all the necessary prelimi naries, ana nien Decause. tnere was no girl's club at that time capped the climax, by joining the Boys' Corn Club, organized under the auspices of the Pennsylvania State College. 'At the end of her first year .in the , club it was found taat' Aleen's . crop, was better than that of any of the fifteen ooys in tne organization. and. . she won the prize-a . week's trip .to the State College ana effectually dis proved the theory about the inefficien-' cy of women in larming.. - The proceeaa or her first year s crop enabled her to invest in .sey.eral turkeys. At the end of the following season she had some sixty birds and had made up her mind to drop corn- raising ana go into the turkey busi ness in arnest. . When, a year or so ness iji earnest. When, - a year or ,so prize turkeys, it was evident that she had selected a course, which led to ward financial independence. At the e of eighteen, she had laid by enough money to pav ' her way through college and also to hire help to look arter ber turkey farm. She is now taking the college course and intends to specialize in farm manage ment, using her turkeys' as a combin ation nesteas ana bank account. ' "I put myself on my tf eet without a college education," she says.- ''Just hink what I can do afteo-fdur years of scientific, framing. Yes, farming does seem to t a man's-game, but- women can play it - successfully ..; if they will only make uo .-their mind; to stick to it." ' . DAXBCKY FAIR AlITO JtACESj ; The automobile races at -the -Dan bury Fair, Saturday, Oct. 9, 'the clos-t. ing day, will have as: contestants ' six Speedway stars, in addition to about 15 dirt track drivers, most, of . them consistent money winners 'on such tracks as Allentown, -Pa.i Mount- Holly, N. J., and Middletown, N.- .XI The six Speedway entries are: : Ira Vail, . Philbrin-Duesenberg Special, Brooklyn. N. " YY; ' James A. Benediit, Benedict Special, Katonah, N. Y.; H. L. Robinson, Haynes Special, Washington, Pa.,; George Crummy, Duensenberg Special, Newark, N. J.; Harry Cooper, Cooper Special, New York city; J. A. Thiele, Chevrolet Special, Newark, N. J. Fred J. Wagner, of New York, will start the races, which arec onducted under A. A. 'A. auspices and are in charge of A. A. A. officials, who will arrive in Danbury early Saturday and takec harge of affairs. It is expected that Ralph DePalma will follow his usual custom and drive the officials from New York city to the Fair grounds. Raph seldom misses the au tomobile races at the Danbury Fair. More than 20,000 enthusiasts attend ed these races last year, and arrange ments have been made to care for 25,000 Saturday. The facilities for parking cars are adequate and the en trances and exits have been improved so that there will be no congestion of traffic. DODGER LEADER IS CONFIDENT 'I't " - j - - - ' ARE CREATING- :. NEW LOUVAIN Lou-vain, Belgium Oct; 7 Frqra the ruins of Louvain, ,to .which the Germans applied , the torch on -August 25, 1914, are springing dozens .of modern buildings -They -lack -..the historic interest - of the destroyed structures, but- no- city in Belgium will be able to boast of a- more up-to-date appearance than Louvain when the work of reconstruction . is finish ed. ' ' - - The city presentsto -the . ..stranger 'an -unusual .appearance masses of Cnticiira Soothes Rashes Of Infancy And Childhood When little ones are sleepless, fretful and cross because of distressing irritations mothers should know that Cuticura will quickly soothe and in most cases heal. Bathe the affected part with Cuticura Soap and hot water. Dry and gently apply Cuticura Ointment. Sample Bacb Frm hj Mail. Address: "OntfearaLab ArttortM. Dect. TO. M&ldei48. 1&&X." Sold every where. Soap 25c Ointmeofc2&afid 60e. Talcnm 2trc.- 2pqp Cubaura doap ibaTi without nrag. EMPIRE? TODAY Friday and Saturday d SHIRLEY JMASONjl And All Star Cast, in Treasure Island A LATEST EPISODE OF Jp 'Ruth of the Rockies" Featuring - -. RUTH ROLAND j ELI X E Main and Charles St. Tel. 952-4 7:00 TONIGHT 9:00 Pauline Frederick The Paliser Case A Romantic Mystery Drama . . . by Edgar Saltus Rolin Comedy- Burton Holmes . - Magazine. WEST END TETj. BAR. 7773 AIiBERT F. BROWN, Organist. Tonight Selznick Presents OWEN MOORE In His Ijatest Release "A Desperate Hero" 5 Acts A Fine Picture Sure to Please All. EXTRA! t-Vl'l T jirx--D.Jii. "THE HAYSEED," 2 Reels. DANCING : Saturday Night - v . -.' - - - M483 MAIN ST. KEARNS' JAZZ BAND S 11 tf. 4 6 6 SOMETIME! Tonight at Quilty's Race for Life and Novelty Party ruins here, new five ' story buildings . there, with the old undestroyed build-.; ings in sharp contrast. . .. - j -- No efforts have yet been made to rebuild the famous library. The Bel gian government, however, is gradu ally finding in Germany traced of many of the priceless manuscripts and other books looted from the library by the Germans. , . f ; - . MISS GRACE LAING of 415 Put- j nam street has arranged a delightful : concert to be held at the King's Highway church,, under the auspices of 'the Ladies' Aid society on Monday evening, October 18th, at 8" o'clock. The program will include vocal, and instrumental music and readings. j Entire New Show TODAY The Palace of Darkened Windows - Directed by HENRY KOLKEK .- with CLAIRE ANDERSON And An All Star Supporting Cast Vaudeville's -Sensational Extravaganza' Georgette,' Ltd. RAYMO & ROGERS ' Two Tonsorial. Artists Johnson & Parsons FENELL & TYSON Graham's Human Marionettes A Beautiful Singing Novelty Pathe News and Review COMING SOON . The Greatest of All, The Revenge of Tarzan THURS. FRI. SAT. - GEO. F. BELFRAGE Presents THE NEW . "HIP HIP HOORAY" SHOW WITH "BENNY PIERCE GEO. HAYES HELEN McCLAIN PAT KEARNEY KITTY WARREN DOC DORM AN AND A Chorus of 20 Beautiful Dancing and Singing Girls MATINEE DAILY Everybody ' : T ... .. . ...... " ' a i saw:.. i t-j - - m tthi 1 9 WHY DON'T YOU? WHY DUIVr lilUV SEE The Greatest Comedy Ever Written, R LQMBARDI LTD. i ALL THIS WEEK ' Two Laushs Daily Afternoon and Evening NEXT WEE K - : : - The Impenetrable Mystery Play, . THE CRIMSON ALIBI ; -Diabolically Ingenious Deductively Clever Ingeniously Gripping - ' SUNDAY NIGHT ' " v . ' ' - DOROTHY D ALT ON THE HIGH SCHOOL DANCING CLASSES . " Quilty's School of Dancing .271 FAIRFIEIiDIi AVENTJE. '" ; Formed Friday afternoon October 8, at 3 and 5 o'clock -Waltz, one step, and fox trot taught in eight lessons for $4. .' .- . CHILDREN'S CLASSES J Saturday, October 9 at 2 o'clock Young Ladies' Class at 4 o'clock. Register Now. ENTIRE NEW BILL TODAY ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS THIS SEASON UEGENE O'BRIEN With Martha Mansfield in H. H. Van Loan's Famous Story, --. THE WONDERFUL : CHANCE" EUGEH& O'BRIEN tnTHt'MMDERFOl CHAHCE?-' UeizrticK.Ricrure.s ,. M. P. News s(iys: "A' very good production with the star in a novel role, that of a crook." Excellent Vaudeville ' 'THE NATURAL VOICE" A-Classy Singing, Skit ASH and HYAMS : Old Favorites. ROBB and HOLLIS -Two nuts off the same wringer in "A Shirt and a Skirt" by Norman Stadiger.: OTHERS PATHE TOPICS Extra- Pictures of First World's Series Game. Extra Featurette ; HERBERT KAUFMAN'S Solendid Production, '.! "A GOOD FELLOW" i, OTHER ACTS Next Monday, Tues- dav. Oct. 11-12 Extra Mat. (Columbus Pay) Tues. SEATS NOW ON SALE TOPS 'EM ALL! OTHER j SEATS 30-77c v CECIL LEAN In the Musical Comedy Hit . of Boston and New Tork, LOOK WHO'S HERE Original Production - Chorus of Youth Is Laughing! VAMPIRE Hfff I 50C i 11 Entire $1"00 i$1.00-" $2.00 I Only '.