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THOKSDAYTnE. ROCK KLAKD ARRUS-AFRIL 1, 1920.
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-KOTIOX PICTURES-
(Today)
DOWKTOWH
Maw Mgrnn Paoltna Frederick in
"lavas of Letlr."
VajMOe Bert Ljtell In "The Blfht of
WBf," ..
Catoaaal Aim Utile and Jack Hoxle tn
"Iat-htniar Bryce."
A Gun Flchttn' Gentleman."
OUTLTINO -
Thlrty-tfatb street. Fourteenth
avenue. .
Stack Hank 1103. Twelfth avenue.
wllttam f'amum in "The Lone Star
Banker,"
Brotmao'a BlaJtn 8'M Ninth tJVe,
riorenee Heed In "Her Game."
fifth Arenne 253 J Fifth avenn
Kmmj Wehlen in "A Favor to a Fnedn."
AUGUST AN A GYMNASIUM
Seventh avenue. Tnlrtjr-aevenih etnet.
anspieea of Tri-CHy Prene club.
April in Trl-City Symphony Orchentra.
April 2d France Aldo. Caroline Lai-
ri, Char lee Hackett and Renalto Zaneltt,
under aiupicei of the Tn-City Musical
association.
AFCCSTANA t HAPFX.
May 5 Arvid Samuelton, pianist, recital.
MABON1C TEMP1.E.
Eighteenth etreet. Fifth avenue.
April 13 Myrna Sharlow Company, un
der auspices of Amoo Grot'.o.
' AT TBS COLONIAL. "
The nneetion of whether wtwn vmin
haa once OverstemMd the hounds of an.
veononaniy ana has strayed from the
straight - and narrow path she can win
ber way baek te respectability has been
the topic elected by minister, novelist
and playwright for yean. That a woman
can do It bat that man moat help her
ia shown tn 'The Flame of the Yukon."
which will be seen at the Colonial theatre
tomorrow and Saturday.
Dorothy Dalton. "The Flame" of the
dane halla of the frosen north in the
heicht of the cold rush when man' law
less passions- were his only law. shows
that sneh a "come back" is possible. For
lore of a stranrer, who attracted her be
cause he was different from the men ehe
knew, she forsook the dance balls. "Black
Jack." the king of the gamblers, eaid that
she conld not win in her nrht for re
spectability and tnat ehe would return to
his dance hall.
"The Flame" did return but it was to
exact her price " from " "Black Jack" for
what he did to the man ehe loved. -
A thrilUnr. dramatic story with an the
intensity of tropic love in the midst of
the snows is "The Flame of the Yukon."
It was written by Monte M. Katterjohn.
dirwted by Charles Killer, and supervised
by Thomas H. lnce.
AT m MAJESTIC.
Bert Lytell. who is the star of the pic
ture from Sir Gubert Parker's novel. "The
Right of Way," showinr at the Majestic
theatre tonight, has achieved one long-
snug-lit ambition: he has shaved off his
mouet-iche.
H will be recalled that this magnetic
and versatile young' screen star, in order
to preserve realism in "Lombard!. Ltd.."
grew a record crop of hair and a mous
tache. The hair was not needed for the
parly of "Beauty" Steel, the dashing young
attorney Lytell portrays in "The Right of
Way." but in the earlier ecenes of the
Parker story the moustache, remodeled
somewhat, was. When the outdoor part
of the drama was reached in the course
of production. Mr. LytelK with his com
pany at Lake Tahoe, Calif., took the first
opportunity that presented to get rid of
the troublesome thatch on his upper lip.
The director of "The Right of Way" is
Jack Dillon, who is making the story Into
pictures from the 'adaptation by "June
Mathis.
"The Bishop's Emeralds."
Captain Houghton Townley's strongly
dramatic and emotional novel portraying
society life in England, "The Bishop's
Emeralds." has been photodramatlscd by
Virginia Pasnoa Photoplays. lac, and arHl
bs presented at tha Xajaatie theatre am.
Friday lor Its Initial showing Is this City.
Tha photoplay version features Miss
Virginia Pearson, who has been christened
"The Velvet-Eyed Lady M use screen, ana
lives her ample opportunity to display
those talents for which she is lastly, fa
mous on the American screen and stage.
Her exceptional popularity in motion pic
tures will be largely increased by her;
splendid acting in this emotion creation,
wherein she nil the eye as a statuesque
beauty and an enchanting sartorial arm-.
phony. 1
Miss Pearson epienmaiy acnieves nom
ination aa a great emotional artist a con
summate comedienne who nils the iignter
phases with elegance and enduring charm
and a tragedienne who rises to a tremendous
climax with natural and entirely convincing
expression. "'-
"The Bishop's Emeralds" - is - a photo
play which ail motion pictuer fang should
see.
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AT THE AMERICAN.
Harry Carey's newest feature. "A Gun
Fightin' Gentleman." announced for today
and tomorrow at the American theatre, was
written by Carey, together with Jack Ford,
bis director in most of his latest produc
tions. The star conceived the plot while
en route on his country-wide tour of per
sonal appearances. -.
John Merritt, a former ranchman who
has become a wealthy Chicago packer, is
determined to acquire the ranch of "Chey
enne Harry" Buford. which cuts a slice out
of his vast Wyoming holdings. Money and
force failing to gain the ranch, a crafty
corporation lawyer succeeds id finding a
flaw- in Harry's title and his ranch la
taken away from him and turned over to
Merritt.
Cheyenne Harry goes to Chicago, calls
on Merritt. and receives little satisfaction.
His daughter, Mary, invites him to stay to
a dinner party, expected him to be a
source of amusement to her guests. He is
humiliated at the table, and he leaves for
home with vengeance in his heart, etc.
arrival, uecueuej entangled ia s asfies of
adventures in rapid succession.
It is -said to be by far 4h beat thine
that Miaa Wehlen has don on the screen,
and in it she is well supported by tha
handsome Jack MoJhall, Hugh ray. Joseph
Kilgour. EOie Con ley. Jack Miller. Jr.
Harry Todd and Fred H. Warren. Arthur
Martinet li photographed "A Favor to a
Friend." and Maxwell Karger. director gen
eral, personally supervised the entire pro
duction, "v .
DRURY
AT THE FIFTH AVENUE.
The romantic comedy-drama entitled "A
Favor to a Friend." with the beautiful
Emmy Wehlen as its star, is the headline
attraction at the Fifth Avenue theatre
tonight.
Among the most popular of the feminine
stars of the screen. Emmy Wehlen has an
enormous following of her own. who will
be glad to learn that in her latest Metro
vehicle, this comedy of favors, she will
once more return in a part that permits
her wearing many new and gorgeous
sartorial creations .of her own design.
The story is one of action and thrills,
pulsating through a plot which depicts the
attempts of a young western girl who
comes east to New York to claim her de
ceased father's estate, and who, upon her
CALL TOR WJtS.
Bids will be received at the office
of the mayor until 10 a. m. April
10, 1920, for grading and leveling
the north part of Douglas par ap
proximately 1,500 cubic yards. In
formation at office of undersigned.
JOHN A. MURRIN,
' Commissioner.
THE LATEST
movie news is Pickford-Fairbanks
wedding. The latest models in
shoes can be found at Bert's Boot
Snoop. ,
Owing to the condition of the
highways during the month of
March the Ifoacatine Jural car
rier has bees unable to carry the
mail any farther than IlBnois City
for the past three weeks. Owing
to unusual depth of frost in some
places the roads are still impassable
with cars.
Miss Jeanette Steen, who was
stricken with tin while assisting
the Ripley family, has recovered
and returned home. There were
several cases of flu In the Wray
ville schol district recently. Every
one is recovering and no new cases
are reported.
Thomas Watson attended serv
ices at the First Baptist church of
Muscatine Friday evening and wit
nessed the baptising of Charles Fos
ter and daughter, Floy.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Foster
spent Sunday and Sunday night
with their brother, C.D. Foster.
Monday they moved their household
goods to Muscatine where they
will load a car and ship them to
Grinnell, Iowa, where they will lo
cate for the present.
Rev. W. A. Rodgers will conduct
an Easter service at the Providence
I MAJESTIf
TOMGHT
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1 YOU CAN SPEND ALL YOU EARN IF YOU WISH. 1
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AMERICAN
. Today axe Tomorrow
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A GUN-FIGHTIN'
GENTLEMAN
The greatest JIarry Carey
production. Harry Carey is
not only the star of this vi-
rile western story, btu also
the author, in collaboration
with his director, Jack Ford.
That Mr. Carey is as clever
at writing as at acting photo
plays has been demonstrated
before. -
. Also
BILLY WEST
IS
THE
BEAUTY SHOP
THC REACEST
WESTEnNCtVONt
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Saturday
JOE MARTIN
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THE
JAZZ MONKEY
See the world's greatest
Monkey Star
Bert Lytell
I "The Right
of Way"
S A picture all should see.
Last time tonight
EE With it a Comedy
PASS THE APPLE, EVE
j Coining Friday
I Virginia
1 Pearson
in
I "The Bishop's
H Emeralds
EE Aso Comedy
church Easter Sunday afternoon at
2:30. Sunday school aa usual at
10:30. i .v , .
A box supper , and program will
be given by the pupils of the st'
district No. 81, Friday evw
ipril 2. of which Miss
Thompson is teacher.
COLONIAL
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Lightning
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The greatest western thriller
ever screened. A serial Rtory
of lightning action and thrill
ing adventure.
Added Features
THE
DANGER PATROL
A northwonds story, and
Charlie Chaplin
In Comedy !
TOMORROW AXD SATURDAY
1 Dorothy Dalton
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AND START TOWARDS SUCCESS
DAVEXPOBT
Tonight, Friday and
Saturday
ALL COMEDY SHOW
E. MERIAN'S
SWISS CANINES
In the Screamingly Funny
Play, "The Territorial's
Quarters''
i Raymond Wylie
Assisted by Dave Slack, "The
Futurist Jail Bird"
Coley & Jackson
The Minstrel and the Maid
I Central Trust and Savings Bank i
MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK
lillillH
Mason & Rooney
More or Less in Fun
Frank and Eddie
Monroe
The Bouncing Babies
KINO GRAMS
i Black Hawk Theatre
1103 Twelfth Avenue
E TOXIGHT
WILLIAM FAH5TM
5 THE LOSE STAB RANGER
And Comedy
EE MERRY JAIL BIRDS
EE Friday
EE MARGUERITE CLARK
EE LETTS ELOPE
And Comedy
EE BEFORE BREAKFAST
Saturday
ELSIE FERGUSON
EYES OF THE SOUL
And the starting of the new
serial
LIGHTNING BRTCE
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EE THEATRE C21 Ninth Street
EE - TODAY
EE FLORENCE REED
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In which the stakes are love,
wealth and honor. Also
EE Topirs of the Day
And a clever Christie Comedy
EE BRIDAL NIGHTMARE
Friday
GLADYS BROCKWELL
IN
CHASING RAINBOWS
The story of a woman's soul,
in which beauty and love
find the way even in the des
ert. Also
PATHE NEWS
And a Harold Lloyd Comedy
I Best Theatre
r 14th Ave and 3Sth St
f TONIGHT
H PAULINE
EE FREDERICKS
EE PALO IN FULL
EE A Paramount Picture
Also Good Comedy
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Sunday
R. LINCOLN
IN
TORTIOUS MEN
In the greatest picture of her career,
"The Flame
' of the Yukon"
She was Queen of the dance halls, a famous figure in the
frozen north. For the love of man she reformed. See thU
wonderful story of the Alaskan gold country and the great
est hand to hand battle between two men ever enacted for the
screen.
Extra Added Feature
Latest rip-roaring two-reel Sunshine comedy
HUNGRY LIONS AND TENDER HEARTS
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at Perfect Yentflatiw j
2532 Fifth Atb.
EE TONIGHT
EE EMMY WEHLEN
jH A FAVOR TOA FRIEND
EH Fiva acts of lively entertain-
ing comedy.. Also
EE CHRISTIE COMEDY
EE MARY'S NIGHTMARE
EE And Pathe News
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Corner Second Avenue and Eighteenth Street
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E. J. DOUGHERTY, Vice Pres.
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