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ass THE TIMES AMUSEMENT PAGE Saturday, June 18, 1921 When A Girl Marries By ANN LISLE. Her First Offense! (Continued 'Val knows all the people I do now, Mrs. I'ettin&ill. Probably you'll meet Ithem if you stay here for a real visit. ;Th-en you can see for yourself. I've an idea you're a.n excellent judije of human nature, Mrs. Pettinrill," 1 said, with what I hoped was taet, for I found myself wanting this little old lady Co like me. "Mercy, child, caJl me Aunt Mollie: You're our Vol's friend, and that .Tnakes ma feel kinda kin," she said rforiskly, turning the heel intently, and '"then resuming th thread of her con versation. ""Weil, now, I met one friend or rather acquaintance of Val's I didn't think was such great shakes. Is she a lady friend of yours, -"too? Miss Mason, Miss Evelyn Mason "by name." "She's no friend of mine," I replied, and" the words burst out more em phatically than I realized until r.hey were spoken. "I knew itV said Uncle Ned, rising and coming over to shake my hand as if he had decided that I was worth knowing. Then he turned to the lit!-le old wife with courtly dignity. "May I speak my piece. Ma?" "Go on .Neddie," she smiled. looking up from the stocking heel to flash liim a glance of affection and under- standing that was like a benedic tion. "I take it were all friends," he said, and the compelling glance of his keen eyes would probably have made a traitor get up and slink from -the room. "Well, Mollie and me But up with this Mason woman when "we were vacationing at that swell resort Atlantic City. And she kinda taking to some of the folks we was with, put up with the old gent and his bride, too. "And one day. conversational-like when she finds where we come from, and where we are heading to, she startg on our VU All she could twist and turn, she balls up. And I had to set her straight. Maybe 1 wasn't none too gentle. And. final ly, my bride over there she calls the turn just right. Tell qr.i' what you said, Mollie." "Twas Xed's idea," protested Aunt Mollie. "We figgered out that this woman didn't understand our Val never would. So we just thought that seein' as how -we've known and loved our Val a number of years -we'd como to where she lives and put anyone) that doesn't understand her, on the right path. And at the same time, we thought we'd find out a leetle more about this Mason wom an. That kind's easy to muzzle when you get 'em worked up for fear you'll kind of reveal the ways of their minds to folks." At this point. Val spoke. And now the cream of her voice had deep ened and had the thrill of simple devotion. Everything about her re vealed a primitive, unspoiled woman such as I had never glimpsed even when 1 saw her at her best. "Anne, have you listened to them she cried. "Have you heard the two truest friends in the world tellin their idea of service? They re going to leave the ranch they adore and eamn here in one of the cities that stifles them, so as to make sure that a malicious woman doesn't hurt Lane and me. What am I going to do to hf wnrlhv of such love . ,fWbat are you going to do?" I found myself repeating, wondering as I spoke what Val had already done to earn such devotion. BEBE DANIELS Orange County, California, is a tough place to get pinched for speed ing. They are dead set against fast roadwork there, and there are no fines, only prison sentenced. So when Bebe Daniels was stopped go ing 56 14 miles an hour she had to go. Miss Daniels wrote her impressions of her trial and ten days in jail for Photoplay Magazine and some of her meditations during her term follows: "While they were going into the details of my shame, I took a good look at the judge my first. A little, cocky man, with a faoe not unlike 'Mr. Jiggs' in "Bringing Up Father.' 1 sort of lik2d him, even then. His weather-beaten, belligerent old face, with its top knot of upstanding- red hair, and the snappy blue eye.q behind gold rimmed spectacles which he looked over, under or through impar tially, made me think he might be a nice man on a panty. "(He is. He comes to sae me every day, in my dungeon. I think he but perhaps a prisoner should not tell what the judge says to her in pri vate.!" "I eat w-ith the prisoners. I have seen lots of people with worse table manners." "The motorcycle officer had testified that from hu, position behind a wind mill what do you think of a guy that'll hide -behind a windmill and lay traps for poor, unsuspecting girls? he- had seen me go through what he called "the trap' at 56 1-2 miles an hour. "My gracious. 56 3-. isn't so fast. IjOts of people drive faster. Look at Ralph de Palma." "There were arguments by counsel. I can tell that district alttorney his wife dfidn't need to sit so close to him. As far as I was concerned he was as safe as a baked ham in a syn agogue. I'm sure he thought he cause I earn my living in front of a camera instead of behind a counter, 10 days in jail would just be a fore taste for me of things to comft. If he meant all he said to me about that jury, you could measure his mind the narrow way of the tape, measure." How Many Pearls Are Here? "1 think they madn an awful lot otf fuss about it all. You'd think I'd broken all th e commandments, and statutes and the peace treaty if i they've got on-e yet. I've spraine-d my sense of humor and dislocated my d ingestion. My poor mother and grandmother have shed enough tears to float the Pacific Fleet." "But if you can't convict a woman of murder in this country why should vou be able to convict her of speeding?" "I don't believe speeding w anything that is going to permanently blot the family escutcheon. But whether I'll ever be able to get a husband now with my jail re-cord, I don't know." "And I know .Tudg Cox wouldn't have done it if he hadn't made all those campaign promise. "Well, that's what T get for his having talked too much." GUESS WHO THEY ARE! Four Weil Known Motion Picture Stars rrrtsr cokkect answer ;ets new dollar bill! Here She Is Again! 'How T KnTt to the witness stand to tell my story- I will never know. And I worried all the time I was ther for fear my lips weren't on straight." In The Theatres poets. Passe News, the Bridgeport Hiffh School film showing at Poli's today for the last time, is one of the most interesting innovations ever begrun by a local educational institution or any other school. The picture is a re sume of the school's activities for the past year. "Cousin Kate," the feature picture. is a prettv little story with Alice Joyce starring PLAZA. Next week at the Plaza theatre Is designated as "Tremendous Attrac tion "Week." Starting Sunday night as a special lug added feature "A Day With Jack Dempsey" has been booked. This Is positively the most costly reel ever shown in Bridgeport. It tells graphically just what condi tion the champion is in and shows us entire training schedule. Ti How many pearls in Corinne Grif fith's dress? You can't possibly count 'em, so GtTJESS! The back of the dress, which you can't see, of course, is practically the same as the front. Include in your guess also the strings around her neck and hair. The nearest to the correct number will receive ONE DOLLAR! Get your pencil and paper ready, now, and figure it out. It's easy, once you get started This dress of Miss Griffith's, by the win! way, was made especially for her to wear in her latest picture, "What's Your Reputation Worth?" which has been running at the Plaza recently. Just to help you along a little bit: There are not less than 5,000 pearls in the dress and no more than 250,000 in it. The correct figures are between these amounts. F'ill out coupon below and send in your answer. Answers must be in by midnight Saturday. Good luck, and may the best man Here are 4 4 letters. All of them are contained in the names of four popular movie stars, who have been to Bridgeport lately. Can you pick the lciters and li.ive none ieft over. Ko them out? You must use nicknames will be used, appears on the screen, female players. but The regular nam. Today the names are of each star as she or lie hose of two male and two A I. I J O Y P R A W I L I. B DINK C E II A Y D XJ N N C E C O T H J O H I fA M A X X S O bill will be given to the first pen rcct answer. There te absolutely no irick in this. Tou buv puzaie.s and work for hours over them. Try to work this one out. and vou'll Had there is a lot of fun 111 it. Send answers on blank form below, addressed to AMUSEMENT EDITOR. Bridgeport Times. SC ATT F1UED I.ETTEEP GAME WTEL, APPEAR OX THIS PAGE EVERY SATI'RDAT. Correct solution of today s problem with winner's name will be announced on Tuesday. t SCATTERED LETTERS GAME COUPON. The four stars are: 2 . 3 g-j w , Name Address . Hodge Podge CHAPTER CCCV. For several days following my first meeting with Yal's friends, the Pet tingflls, I did little but proudly assist Val in showing "the city" to the dear little old lady, I found myself calling "Aunt Mollie" as naturally as if I'd known her since christening days. Jim struck up a great friendship with Uncle Xed, and we six had the jolliest, most care-:'ree time that has fallen to my lot in ages. It was teni-nni-irilv interrupted -when Uncle Xed invited the four "children" as he called us off for a week-end jaunt, and Jim had to resign at the last min ute because of business. That left me with an unoccupied Saturdav on my hands, and bethink ing myself that I hadn't seen Carlotta lor ages. I telephoned her and sug gested a luncheon engagement. Hardly had we concluded arrange ments when my telephone summoned me to a conversation with some one who felt about me just as I'd been teeling about Carlotta. It was An thony Xorreys clamoring for a sight of his long unseen friend. "If Jim can finish an important business deal we're going out of town tomorrow and join som e friends. And we've plans for tonight. That leaves this afternoon. I'm lunching with Carlotta St urges. Want to pick me up for a walk about three?" "Why are vou dooming me to a solitary lunch. Anne?" asked Tony in his delightful voice. "I'd like nothing better than to join you and that nice Sturges girl for lunch, pro- -vided always that you be and im plore." '1 beg and implore." T replied. It will be jollv to have you with us. I know Carlotta will like seeing you again." . After I'd said good-by and had hung up the receiver. I wonrterea why I'd said that. As a matter of fact, I couldn't remember that Car lotta had ever mentioned Anthony Norreys since the old Canteen days when he dropped in on us so often. And except for these casual meetings they had nothing in common. I'd never heard Carlotta comment on Tony, but I felt euro that no one could mind having him brought in to break up a tete-a-tete. On the other hand, Tony had once called Carlotta "a brick." I got to the place of our appointed meeting five minutes ahead of time, but there was Carlotta. over-prompt, too. , 'I was so anxious for a g.impse ot you. Xancv-Anne. ihnt I came ahead of time, for fear I'd waste a minute." she cried effervesc. ntly. dubbing me -with a new title to suit her mood and the propitious occasion. (To Be Continued.) film adaptation of the play by the same name in which Ethel Barry more scored such a triumph. It makes a nice hour's screen enjoy ment. The vaudeville is headed by Doris Humphrey's Dancers, the best dance act appearing at Poli's this season. Miss Humphrey is a prima ballerina land is one of the most promising dancing artists on the boards. Four other good acts, all comedy offerings, supplement the star act. Sundav night,' "The Passionate Pilgrim'" will make its Bridgeport debut. Thin is a screen interpretation of the popular novel by Samled Mer win and in filled with action and tense situations. It is an aDsoroing story of nowspaper life, big business and politics and gives the inside of these important departments of en deavor. The bill will include also a five-reel comedy drama of the race track in -which Douglas MacEean will star. The title o5 this fast-moving story is The Home Stretch," 'and it supplies all the thrills suggested by its title. Mondav, Tuesday and Wednesday, the vaudeville bill will be topped by William Damerest and Estelle Col lette, direct from the Palace theatre, Xew York. This is sufficient com mentary on the cleverness of this fine team. The bill will include also William W. Lynch, a Bridgeport boy who will asppear with Dixon, Lynch and Dixon, the added attraction. Cousin Kate" is other special feature is Dorothy Dal ton's latest Paramount vehicle "The Idol of the North," her best since "The Flame of the Yukon." Gold, and a rush of soldiers of fortune to No-Man's Land in the Xortli. Gold, and the queen of the Totem City dance hall found it easy "digging" with her charms. Many other reels complete the show. Joe Donovan and his Twenty Flashlight Girls is the feature act for Monday. The newest song hits, the smartest of dances and beautiful cos tumes, together with elaborate scen ery effects are featured. The tab loid is the best seen here this season and is bound to be the talk of the town next week. EMPIRE. There is no "if" about "If Only" Jim, the Universay photodrama which opened last night at the Empire the atre with Harry Carey in the star ring role. It is one of the best stories in which the popular star has been seen on the screen. As "Bruvver Jim's Baby," the no vel by Philip V. Mighels, the story was rich in dramatic situations, hu mor and heart interest. As a pho todrama it is even better. A HEALTH TALK. An airplane flics high over the citp. People look up. "There is a daring man." some 'think, and then they pass yiong in the ordinary pur suits of liff. So it is trhen people hoar of those who take Turkish, Roman or Rus sian baths regularly. others hear of it, give passing thought and then pass along the ordinary tenure of life. There are thousands who have never dareeV the air flight There are thousands who day af ter day perform the ordinary duties and labors that were performed by their forefathers. They do not know how the aTplanist feels or the ex hiliration o the Turkish bather. Yet once they have tried, they seldom fail to continue. WEST END. "It Isn't Being Done This Season." which will be shown at the West End theatre today, is a sensational drama of adventure and romance in Xew York and Smyrna. It contains many tense situations, providing Corinne Griffith with excellent opportunities for the display of her powers of ex pression. "Among Counterfeiters." one of the Xick Carter series, each picture a complete story will also be shown. Amusemen t Calendar A DAIIW FEATUKE. POM'S Vaudeville headliner. Doris Humphrey's "Dangers, a bevy of beauties who know how to "trip the light fantastic"; feature picture, Alice Joyce in "Cousin Kate," the story of a secretary who dared to lift her eyes" to Iter chief. Feature on at 3:30, 7:30, 10. Orchestra directed by Samuel Davey. PLAZ.A- Vaudeville headliner. A. Seymore Rrown, noted sonrwriter, in an entirely new tabloid musical comedy; feature picture, all-star cast in "Love, Honor and Behave," a funny tale punctuated with the ever famous bathing girls. Feature on at 3:30, 7:30, 3:30. Orchestra direct ed by Carl Larson. WEST ENB State street and Clinton avenue. Feature, Corinne Griffith in "It Isn't Being Done This Season," the story of a girl who makes a "marriiJfev of convenience" and regrets it. Feature on at 7:15, 0. Or gan music. ELTTE Main and Charles streets. Feature, Wallace Reid in "The Charm School," how a young: fellow who is loft a legacy of a boarding school solves his problem. Feature on at 2:30, 7:30, 0:15. Organ music. AMERICAN East Main and Jane streets. Feature, William S. Mart in "The Testing 3 Hock," a sweet story based on the old song, "Darling Jsellie (Iray." Feature on at 2:30, 7:30, 3:15. Organ music. SOUTH IAD -110 Railroad avenue. Feature. Milton Sills in "Break the Xews to Mother." a romantic film, played with splendid force by the star. Feature on at 2:30, 6:30, 8:30. Special music. CAPITOL Milford. Feature, Dustin Farnum in "Big. Happiness," the story of a strong man's love. Feature on at 2:30, 7:15, 9. Organ music, Albert F. Brown, organist. STRATF OUD Main street. Stratford. Feature, Edith Hallor in "Just Out side the Door," in which the star of "Inside the Cup" does some more of her notable work. Feature on at 2:30, 7:15, 9. Orchestra directed bv H. J. O'Coanell. PTjK ASFRE RE ACTT Dancing toni ght. Timely Tips on New Him Charley Hay's new film is "scrap Iron." Henry Kolker if directing George Ariiss in "Disraeli." "Dove's Masquerade" i soon to be screened by Conway Tc'arle. Elaine Haanznarstein will next dcimonstrate "Remorseless Love." "Ghosts of Yesterday" stars Norma Tal-madgc in one of ber first bits. Thomas Meighan is disclosed in his latent Ji S in as V White and Unmar ried." Norma and Constance Talmadge have moved down to their country home in Long Island. The deed was accomplished with nary a hitch in plans. Things are pretty quiet for the time at the Talmadge studio, us a re sult of the new home, getting settled and all that sort a. thing. They be gin work soon, however, though what the pictures will be is not certain. Norma just finished "tia Wonderful Thing" and Constance "Lessons in Dove." Rebenna AH screen stars try to answer the letters they receive. If Eileen Percy did not answer your letter, it must have been because she did not receive it. That's right her home is in Los Angeles. She is a Fox star. "The Tomboy" will be her next picture. Not Afraid of Censors. "The censorship difficulties meat nothing in my life," deckLred Marion Da vies, Kalenjted star of Cosmopolitan Productions, when interviewed by a magazine writer on the all-popular subject a few days a.go. He looked at her in surprise as if incredulous I fiat the much mooted subject didn't awaken her interest Then she continued. Tou see, I have never made a picture which was censored and I have never so much as done a sceen which was even ques tionable to the censors. Furthermore, it: wasn't accident- I have read all my plays carefully until I was satis fied tiat thjey were in good teste ar.'I could offend nobody. That is the only kind of picture I shail ever make." The star is now on 'her thirteenth picture at International Studios, and is not afraid of any jinx attached to thai: number. It is "The Young Diana," a Marie Core Hi story and is under the direction of Albert Capel-lani. MONDAY LI DA DEE PRETTY YOUNG SCREEN STAR TEDTiS THE STORY OF HER LIFE ON THIS PAGE CKOCODIDES AS STARS. Added to the cast of Cecil B. De "Milie's newest Paramount Picture, now nearing completion at the Dasky Studio, are 1 8 crocodiles . They plat an important part in an exeiting se quence which concerns Mildred Har ris. Conrad Nagel and Jnhn Davidson. The dozen and one half saurians weigh 10,050 pounds and require 100 pounds of raw meet at each meal. So far no member of the De Mille trou pe has provide any of this, al though shins have been menaced by snapping jaws upon several occasions "Angelina" is the Queen of the Rep tiles, sne is 11 feet long, weighs B2a pounds, is 2 50 years old and has a most unpleasant disposition! The animals were transported to the De Mille set in two trumks, spe cially built with strong wire caging. Folly (May Allison has beautiful golden hair which she says she can not make behave. Anna Q. Nilsson has the same kind. Aside from that point of resemblance I fail to see any other. PASSE Sit1 i& ST i SS.Lid The Stratfield CAFETERIA OPEN D.UI.T 6 A. M. TO MID NIGHT In This new and popular departure we have embmlied all of the su perior features of StraLfleld service at its best STRATFIELD HOTEL F. A- CAXTWELL, Mgr. DANCE ST. GJ GORGE'S HALL Stratfoill Avenue, Near East Main Street SATTJI1DAY, JUNE 18 BERT KtolNT.S ORCHESTRA ADMISSION 25c Today Ijast Day Showing Harry Carey IX "If Only Jim" A Side-Splitting Western Drama. TOMORROW TewcII Carmen in "The Silver Iininsr" P4 J Where Shall We Go Tonight ? u RESTAURA THE REP u B c 174 Fairfield Ave. Table dc Hotc A la Carte SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER SUNDAY MENU WEST END Till. Bar. .Matinee 2:15 Today l.vin. 6:30 Vitairraph Presenl.t OOBrXXK Gltn-'HTH "It Isn't Jlelng Done Thus Season" 5 ACTS (From fhe story of the same title in "Breev Stories') with Sally Orate. Cuiirles Wellesley. Webster Campbell. Nfrk Carter Series "Among Counterfeiters" 2 Acts. Each story5 complete. Don't miss them. ELITE TODAY S:15 Eve. -tiatinee 2:lo Eve. 7 and WALLACE REID "The ChajSchool" The famous New York stage success in a whirl of love and laughter by Alice Duer Miller. Comedy "Avenging Arrow" Queen Olives Ch:eken wi Rife Soups or Roston Market Celery Consomme Choice of Chcon Far Chow Mrin J.ir Doo Gai with Flneapple Subgum Chicken Chop Suey with Walnuts Roast Turkey with Dressing Cranberry Sauce Roast Eastern Duckling with Apple Sauce Roast Milk-fed Chicken with Apple Jelly Broiled Spring Chicken Virginia Style Roast Sirloin of Beef a la Stanley MACK SENNETT Great 5 Act F'irsi National Attraction LOVE, HONOR and BEHAVE With Ben Turpen. Charlie Mur ray. Ford Sterling. Marie I're vost and Famous Sennett Beau ties. Not All Comedy Not All Drama. A. SEYMOUR liHOWN And His Big Company in an entirely new nrasical comedy. Everything different. 15R1NG THE KIDDIES to see- the" (ireat MnnKv and TKr Comedy We Have. (OMivf; sx:nday SPECIAL BIO ATTRACTION'S A Day with Jack Dempsey Domtiiv Walton's "The Idol of the North" Continuous Todav, 1:30 to 11 LAST DAY BUIDtJEl'OnT HIGH SCHOOI, FILM Shows tile vartel f activities of 3.000 students teaeners. A his- tnrv making ln- JKTJT'JJ TCy novat ion and a I SHi W kJ great picture. See it: ot-e ii : BKACTIf'UL ALICE JOYCE "CousinKate" A n aria-pt at io n of the f n ni ous CTharlf-s Frohman Empirr Theatre success in which Kthcl Harry more Fcorcil a prreat surcs. SUPREME VAUDEVILLE Beaded ty Doris Humphrey's Dancers in A Series of Dane Divertissements OTHER (iOOD ACTS SL7sIAY NIGHT liejrinnm;; a 4-?av Knecmrnt "TDK PASSIONATE PILGRIM" (A Paramount Picture) This wonderful story of news paper life. bif? business and politics ran serially in the I?ririt;epr,rt Post recently. SUNDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE BILL. DOUGLAS MaeLEAN in "The Homo Streteh" PATIIK NEWS and Other Interesting Pictures. 1 Mnshed Potatoes Green Peas Crab Meat Salad MEATH THK HATTER 145 Stratford Ave. Just Over the Bridge Genuine Panamas in the rough. Direct from South America made into you: own style, ladies and Men's Old Panamas Bleached Natural Iroocss. No Acids Csed. 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