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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: FEBRUARY 24, 1918.
1 B Impersonating Empey has bean apprehend ed and turned over to the Canadian author ities and transported to his native land. Charlee Chaplin, after working three weeks at hla atudlo, la reported to have de stroyed all the filming thus far made, and to have stopped work, being dissatisfied at the results. Cuban Representative to Confer With Food Officials New York, Aug. 11. Immediate steps by the Cuban government to co operate more closely with the United States food administration during the war, will be discussed in Washington early next week at a conference be tween Captain George Reno, of the Cuban Department of Agriculture, and Herbert C. Hoover, the United States food administrator. Captain Reno brings from Havana data bearing on Cuba's ability to become, more and more a self-supporting nation, so far as the production of foodstuffs is con cerned, and to be less of a dependent on other countries for imports of di versified food materials. During his stay in the United States, which will be an extended one, Captain Reno will discuss with other government officials closer co-ordination between Cuba ancl the Un'te(!l Statesninethodsolniaxrnujri3ricej; fixing, transportation of sugar anQ other crops from Cuban ports to this country and to other of the allied na tions, aid other preparations which President Menocal of Cuba and his advisers have long had under con sideration. , e Screerv Exposures Bj KILOWATT FRED STONE'S InltUl icenarlo bu bn romplttcd for his enlrnr Into th mo tion plctur field. H will b in a clrcut prformr, which will give him m pl opportunity for th employment of the itunu for which he li noted. The DouRlae Fatrbanki rodeo, a dupli cate of the bit affair he promoted In I,o An re lei for the Ked frose, waa held In San Kranclaro recently and did ao much business the first day and turned ao many people away that It was held the second dy. Tha two days' receipts brought In $36,000 clear. Including concessions. Kalr banks paid all expenses, turning over the entire gross there, aa he did In Los An geles. Heard two traveling men talking In a hotel lobby about "The Birth of a Nation." On said ha saw It In Omaha and did not like it. The other one, one of those fellows who know all about the show business ami very little about their own, said: "I thought It was great when I saw It In little old New Tawk; I guess you must lave seen the marxa William A. Brady Is reported to have become affiliated with the First National Kxhlbltors' circuit. As Texas Rulnan. Triangle star, left the studio In her automobile for her home on Ihi beach an electrlo car passed. She saw her husband, Julian Johnson, In one of ihe seats deeply enxrossed In his paper. Letting out a whoop that would have dune credit to an Indian, she gave chase, steppln' on her harder and harder. At each stop she was ahead of the car and tried unsuccess fully to attract her husband's attention. Finally the conductor asked her what the row was and she called out: "I want my husband; that'a htm In the last seat read ing the. paper; throw him off." The obliging conductor followed tnatructlons. DUNDEE&L Today OLIVE TELL in "The Unforeseen" Tuesday v, Mrs. Vernon Castle in 0 "Vengeance Is Mine No. I company. A recent attempt by a musical show In New York to secure picture stars ss an ex tra attraction brought out some Idea of what might be asked by a highly paid plctura star. The first atar approached was Mary Plckford. Her terms were 110,000 weekly, car of her retinue, and $100,000 deposited In advance to guarantee the con tract. MUSE 0 rv xR 1 J (suburban) vyV I asu ' AzV-i 'X'-jl I , XfJil Wn-fonon CasHe7. - i 1? (oufitOEt) rranklyn Fdrnum vvucricran- 'Mtw&jtixco Geraldine Farrar Has New Role for Film in Which Mystery Holds Center o f the Movement ELEASE by Artcraft of "The Devil Stone," coming to the Strand next Wed nesday, marks the sixth Oeraldine farrar produc tion filmed at the studios of the Lasky company since the famous prima donna first entered the field of the photoplay two years ago. It is interesting to note that all of the Farrar productions have been created by practically the same working organization, including the director, Cecil B. DeMille, who has been responsible for the staging of the entire series of remarkable fea tures, and Jeannic MacPherson, who wrote the scenarios for the six photo plays. "The Devil Stone" is a story of weird fascination which preserits Miss Farrar in a modern role, based upon the big theme of superstition brought down from ancient folk lore and in fluencing the events in the life of a modern woman. The same supporting cast which has appeared :n previous Farrar films is seen in this latest pho toplay, including Wallace Reid, Hob art Bosworth, James Neill, Horace B. Carpenter, Tully Marshall, Raymonda Hatton and Theodore Roberts. To Al vin Wyckoff, chief of the camera staff, who has been responsible for the splendid photography of Lasky pic tures, is due the credit for the ex quisite effects in "The Devil Stone" and the splendid ocean views of the fisheries of Brittany. Tom Mix cowboy, United States scout in the Spanish-American war, motion picture comedy director, com edy star, dramatic star that's the story! He has always been a favorite with motion picture followers. He's a Ttian who takes chances to thrill and entertain athletic, a born and bred plainsman, acknowledged to be one of the best riders in the world and a lover of horses. One he calls Aggie, and Aggie seems to understand every thing Tom says. When Tom tells Ag gie to "fall dead" Aggie "falls dead" and does the stunt as well as the best actor could. His rise in pictures is due entirely to his knowledge of life on the plains. His leadership in the cattle country is acknowledged by hundreds who have HEARST-PATHE NEWS Synopsis of "Events, Covered in Hearst Pathe News, Released Today. SAN PEDRO, CAL. This country is prond of the fine record of its navy, and the Jackies in training are determined to keep up this record. POUGHKEEPSIE. N. Y. Fire invades the sacred precincts of education, destroying the main buildings of Vassar College and routing 400 girls. PALM BEACH. FLA. While their friends up north are playing with Jack Frost, society's little folk here enjoy their spring time games. IN AFRICA The hand of war has circled the globe every continent is within its grasp. Even roaming tribes of picturesque Morocco are now soldiers of Liberty. GLOUCESTER, N. J. Two hundred enemy seamen taken from the German ships seized at the port are removed to an in ternment camp. WASHINGTON, D. C All is not quiet along the Potomac, when the ice flows in the historic river begin to melt with warm weather. NEW YORK CITY Armored cars are part of the equipment of the New York Guard, formed to preserve order here while the militia is "over there." :.IRE ISLAND. CAL. It Is not all drill, drill with the rookie marines', for Uncle Sara eives ample opportunity to practice the "manly" arts. A DAI I r HIUL Li J Leavenworth Big Double Show Today ELLA HALL in "NEW LOVE FOR OLD". CHESTER CONKLIN in "HIS HIDDEN PURPOSE" R turcs, particularly those in which followed him in many stirring adven ranchmen of the great southwest en gaged to rid that territory of bandits. But perhaps the fact about his work that has the biggest appeal to the public is that he is putting a new sort of punch in his productions. Western subjects seem to be well. suited to easy development of action. He does not get results by the easy method. He is striving constantly for and obtain ing new effects. He capitalizes ability and makes opportunities as no one could who was not plains bred. His pictures are the testimony of the self- confident expert witness, bix-shoater Andy is his latest picture and will be shown at the Empress the first four days of this week. Bills for Current W eek Sun Carlyle Blackwell and Evelyn Gree ley are co-starred In "His Royal Highness" at the Sun theater today and Monday. The story deals with the adventures of an Amer ican youth on the throne of a small Euro pean monarchy. It tells of his love for the princess of a neighboring country and of the out of the ordinary manner in which he won her heart and hand. A Christie comedy, "Thirty Days," and latest war news of the world complete the program. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Manager Goldberg announces the picture that the Sun patrons have all been inquiring for, "A Man's Man," a wonderful picturizatlon of Peter B. Kyne's great romance starring J. Warren Kerrigan. On Friday and Saturday William Russell, the athletic star, Is fea tured In "The Midnight Trail," a play which permits him to display the rich comedy vein in which consists his greatest appeal, Mr. Russell's treatment of the character Jack Woodward, a young New Yorker who gets the private detective bug, Is first-rate act ing. A beautiful girl has a large part In the career of the amateur detective. Blllle Rhpdcs in her newest comedy, and "Mutt and Jeft" are alao featured on this program. Strand Manager Thomas announces Llna Cavalier!, Oeraldlne Farrar and Fatty Ar buckle as the stellar lights at this theater for the current week, and was almost tempted to call It a "Song Hird Week." He also promises that they are such finished screen artists that they could desert the sinslng stage If they so desired and be ranked with the foremost screen luminaries. Llna Cavallerl will hold forth today until Tuesday in "The Kternal Temptress,'' which deals with the situation In Italy at the outbreak of the war. Elliott Dexter Is her leading man. Wednesday and for the re mainder of the week comes Oeraldlne Farrar in her latest Artcraft production, "The Dovll Stone." In which she portrays a mod ern role. The dramatic plot is developed In a picturesque fishing village on the ro mantic shores of Brittany, and has Its finalo In New York. Then for fun will be the return of the champion mirth maker, Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle In a screaming farce, "Out West." Supported by an all star cast Including Al St. John and Buster Keaton, It is a rip snortlu' story of sheriffs, outlaws, gamblers and much guD play. Muse Constance Talmadge will be shown today, Monday and Tuesday In a spark ling comedy, "The Studio Girl." Miss Tal madge Is seen as a willful country girl whose one terrific desire Is to escape a loveless marriage, , and she manages to get a great deal of fun out of the part. Seen In a wedding gown In the pouring rain, with a man's cap set raklsbly on the back of her head, she makes a comic enough figure to make the crustiest person smile. A News-Weekly and Keystone com edy complete the bill. Wednesday and Thursday, Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne will be featured In "Red, White and Blue Blood." Plenty of humor, a touch of pathos and an abundance of action are woven Into the story. Beginning Friday and for the balance of the week, Olive ALBAMBRA 1'," Today WILLIAM DESMOND in "THE SUDDEN GENTLEMAN" Monday and Tuesday DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS in "FLIRTING WITH FATE" LOTHROP i TODAY AND MONDAY HAROLD LOCKWOOD in "The Haunted Pajamas" TUESDAY WILLIAM S. HART QThomaa will be presented In "Limousine Life." The story opens In a small town, The scenes, showing a fashionable modiste's m1 on with p:v!ty manikins dlHTilayitiK beau tiful gowns will electrify the feminine con tlngent who view this picture. Empress The full breath of the big ranches, with their stirring horsemen, thalr daring deeds, their ambition., nra combined with touches of the east in "Six Shooter Andy," in which Tom Mix is making his second appearance as a dramatic star for William Fox. This picture is to be the feature photoplay attraction at the Em- prpss theater for the first half of the week. Tom Mix, cowboy, United States scout In the Spanish-American war, motion picture comedy director, comedy star, sets new standards In "Six Shooter Andy." Boyd I, Mary McLane," the very un usual picture, will be shown at Boyd's the ater for four days commencing Sunday, February 24, and ending Wednesday after noon. There will be four showings dally, 1 p. m., 3, 7 and 9. The stripping naked of a woman's soul. That is what Mary MacLane, the eccentric genius and woman writer, has accomplished In the George K Speer special feature, "Men Who Have Made Love to Me." And It Is her own soul. This wonderful woman, who has aroused the curiosity of the nation by her strange writings und sayings, now appears for the first time In pictures, and she plays In a picture that Is an artistic triumph, as well as an Intensely fascinating and human play. Mary MacLane, author of the phenomenal book, "I, Mary MacLane," Is known throughout the country, not only In literary circles, but among all newspaper readers, Hipp Franklyn Farnum will be featured here today and Monday in his latest Blue bird, "The Rough Lover," supported by Juanlta Hansen. It Is a fast action story of a wild youth who fell in love with a blonde. Tuesday and Wednesday Earle Williams In a Vltagraph, "A Mother's Sin." It is an Intense drama. Thursday only, Anita King, well known In Omaha, In her first Frohman production, "The Girl Angle." It Is a refreshing story replete with many humorous moments. Friday and Saturday, Herbert Rawllnson In a Butterfly, "The Flash of Fate." It Is a gripping, rapid-fire story of the underworld, full of Intense scenes, while many mechanical wonders are disclosed. Hamilton Dorothy Dalton will be featured player here today in a Paramount play, "The Price Mark," with scenes laid In Egypt and the artist's colony, of New York City, A good comedy wllr also be shown on the same bill. Monday comes Dustln Farnum In "Durand of the Bad Lands." William S. Hart Is announced for Wednesday, while Jane and Katherlne Lee hold forth on Friday and Saturday. , Suburban Virginia Pearson in "Stolen Honor" Is a William Fox play that will be shown at this theater today. It Is an In-' tensely Interesting story from start to finish. Monday and Tuesday comes Douglas Fair banks In an Artcraft play. "Reaching For the Moon," In which our hero dreams that he has Inherited a kingdom and finds that "uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.'' Thursday Is Charles Ray In a Paramount play, "His Mother's Boy." Friday and Sat urday will be "The Birth of a Nation." Alhamhra William Desmond Is featured at this theater today In "The Sudden Gen tleman." It Is a splendid play of the south and affords the star one of the best roles he has been seen in on the Bcren. Monday and Tuesday comes Douglas Fairbanks In "Flirting With Fate," a comedy-drama built along laughing lines. A two-reel Keystone comedy will also be on the bill. Friday comes Mary Plckford. Apollo Ella Hall will be the featured player at this theater today In "New Love for Old.'' It Is one of the most pleasing plays this fascinating actress has appeared in. A Mack Sennett comedy, "His Hidden GRAND Theater Beautiful Today WALLACE REID in "NAN OF MUSIC MOUNTAIN" Tuesday, MARY PICKFORD 40th and Hamilton Today DOROTHY DALTON in "THE PRICE MARK" Tuesday DUST1N FARNUM Friday JANE LEE SUBURBAN 24th and Ames Colfax 2841 Today VIRGINIA PEARSON in "STOLEN HONOR" Monday and Tuesday DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS in 'REACHING FOR THE MOON' Friday BIRTH OF A NATION I HAMILTON I Mary MacLane, the authoress, appearing in "Men Who Have Made Love to Me," is receiving so many letters from those who have seen her picture that she kus not half enough time to answer them. Mary Plckford has been appointed by Mrs. Otheman Stevens, a prominent woman of Los Angeles, originator and director of the salvage department of the Red Cross, to the post of publicity chairman for the coast. Eagle Eye, the Sioux Indian chief, sus tained a broken leg aa a result of a fall from his horse In a scene for the new Douglas Fairbanks Artcraft picture, "Head in' South." It was found that the Indian will be crippled for life, and Fairbanks has Agreed to pension him for the rest of his life. A west coast picture enthusiast has In troduced a new fad 'In movie going. He calls It "line parties." Instead of engaging a logs for hla friends, hs always buys an entire row and lines 'em up, parade fashion. Monro Salisbury cornea out of his shell of slleno long enough to declare that In the future he will decline to play any wrist watch roles before the camera. Wheeler Oakman, leading man for Edith Storey, has cancelled his contract with Metro to enlist as a private. Louise Olaum has started work on "The Snapdragon," her first Paralta picture, which was especially written for her by one of the best known scenario writers In the business. Tt is asserted that the production of "The Naulakha." to be released by Paths, will be the costliest ever leleased en a regular program. Over $100,000 ot real money was expended In tne making oi me ituiure. Herbert Brennon secured his final natural Izatlon papers February . He will shortly enter the photographic division of the signal corps. It Is said. Arthur Donaldson, a Vltagraph player, had his face severely cut by a bayonet, aur Ing the filming of the Sergeant Empey picture, "Over the Top,'' a tew aays Bgo. He was playing a German officer engaged In a bayonet duel with Empey, when the latter's weapen flew loose and struck the actor In the face. It Is also reported mat a man who has been traveling about the east Purpose," will also be shown, featuring Chester Conklln and a splendid cast of fun makers. Monday, Corlnne Griffith in "The Menace." Thursday and Friday, William 8. Hart In "The Silent Man." Lothrop Harold Lockwood will be fea tured at thla theater today and Monday In a Metro play, "The Hounted Pajamas." It Is a cleverly constructed comedy-drama that affords the star an excellent opportunity for fun-making. Quite a lot of trick photo graphy has been resorted to, which was necessary on account of the nature of the story, and a picture that will not soon be forgotten Is the result. Tuesday comes Will iam S. Hart in "Hell's Hinges." Dundee Olive Tell In "The Unforseen," will be the Frohman attraction at this theater today. It Is a play of stirring epi sodes, and Is directed In a manner that will convince. Monday, Olive Thomas In "Indis creet Corlnne." Thursday, Mrs. Vernon Castle In "Vengeance Is Mine." Friday, Jack Plckford and Louise Huff In "Seventeen." Saturday, a return engagement of "The Lone Wolf." Rohlff Lois Wilson and an all-star cast of players will be shown at this theater to day and Monday In "Alimony." it is a gripping and Intensely Interesting picture. Tuesday and Wednesday comes Dustln Far nam In a William Fox; super de luxe feature, The Spy," dealing with the German spy system in this country. Grand Wallace Reld will be featured at this theater today In a Paramount play, Nan of Music Mountain." It Is a fast-action play and the star Is shown In the role of 'gun man ana tighter. Monaay, norence La Badle In "When Love Was Blind." Tues day, Mary Tlckford In "Ths Little Princess." (ADMISSION, 10 CENTS) Today and Monday FRANKLYN FARNUM in "THE ROUGH LOVER" Tuesday and Wednesday EARLE WILLIAMS in "A MOTHER'S SIN" Thursday Only ANITA KING in "THE GIRL ANGLE" Friday and Saturday HERBERT RAWLINSON in "THE FLASH OF FATE" A Strange 4 SHOWS DAILY mwimmii itnttiMuti i mi ,Hn.RtmHiMiltf Hfii.iittiiti n , riiimii.inimi MHtiMmiiimimtmflmfimnmitmttiitim In "A Tslr of Rlies," a acreen adaption from the stage play, Taylor Holmes plays the part of the butler. And, girls, he's some good looking butler, they do say. Syd Chaplin, personal manager and brother of the famous Charlie, who was summoned before the Hollywood. Cal., draft board after Information had been given In an anonymous manlier to that body alleging that he had attempted to evade the draft by not registering, has been exonerated on all charges. Chaplin proved beyond question that he was over the age limit. HE WAS BI.ONDK, TOO. Ity HAKKY IKYING Hill MWAY. Although he was an American, Mis name was Schmidt And ho was eating sauerkraut And drinking Pilsner beer. And was feeding his pet dachshund Pretiels. The cold sweat stood out on his brow. For he had Just realised that the tube of glue He had been Carrying In his hip pocket Had burst, And he was stuck fast to his chair. He groaned In anguish, as he said to him self, "Good Lord, If they play the Star-Spangled Banner' I'm lost," " Monroe Salisbury Is back at the Vniver sal studios, filming the laleriort scenes of his forthcoming Bluebird feature, "The Heart of the Desert," under the direction ot Wilfred Lucas. It should seem quite a relief to Monroe to be back at work In the studio after being on the desert for several weeks, with the temperature never leas than 10 in the shade. "That's one place where they have no need for coal," says Salisbury. "What they need there Is some' of thsse eastern bllssards." That's all right, ol' top, we'll make the trade and give you plenty to boot. That a hat may have other uses than merely that of resting on the head of Its owner Is proved In the caae of the sombrero belonging to William S. Hart, which has been worn by the Artcraft star for thirteen years on stage and screen. He has sur rendered his hat to the cause of the Ked Cross and autographed It. It has started on lis travels to have the signatures of the prominent officials In Kngland, America, France and Italy attached, when It will be returned to this country to be raffled off and the proceeds given to ths Ked Cross. It Is bound to bring a goodly sum, as his director, Thomas H. Ince, has already start ed the bidding at 11.000 and furthermore put up bis check to that amount. Had you been wondering what had be come of clever little May Allison. Hha hna been vacationing, and will soon be back with us again on the Metro program. There are two rumors afloat as to her future. Home say that she will be with Harold Lockwood again, and aome say she will head her own company and star alone. Any way, It doesn't matter how sho comes back. Just so sho comes, Today and Monday LOIS WILSON in "ALIMONY" Tuesday and Wednesday DUSTIN FARNUM in "THE SPY" :MlllllllllllllllllllllllllMlllllllll ti(t) I A Iva iiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiifciiiMiiitsstiitiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiisiiiiiiisiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiilisi' THREE DAYS COMMENCING AND ALSO WEDNESDAY DISPLAY HOURS GEO. K. 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