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 - ] Purchase of Crandall Houses by New Interests....
] Purchase of Crandall Houses by New Interests. OFFER FOR FOURTH INTEREST derstood. to pay the Washington theatrical magnate $3.000.000 for a one-fourth interest in his chain. Mr. Crandajl to remain there as manager of the chain for 15 years. Whether the deal includes the stock in the First National Producing Producing Co . ^iven to Crandall -when Establishment of a gigantic motion motion picture and vaudeville combination, combination, larger than any other similar comhination -ever formed, embracing motion picture and vaudeville houses in \Vash3njrtMi and oiher cities in nearby Marjland. Virginia and "West Virginia, was s^cn. when it became fc«OTn that Harry Crandall, owner of the First National franchise in th? TV.-5?iinc'nT! territory, and oicner of a clialn ol motion picture houses, is nei:oii,Ttinc wiih several intr;r o s.1 t ; f«r partial sal" of his holdincs in Washiriglfvn nnl surroundinc States. The negotiations, -which have licen in progress for 1-n-o months, arc nearing nearing "completion. Mr. Crandall said. Those understood to be seeding to the Washington. Crandall ho«?es in Kaltimore. Koanokc. Martinsbnrg, Oirnberland and other places abn«} Washincton arc the Stanley intor^^ts, represented in Washington by Julian I?ry]awsl?i. manager of ihe Karle Theatre, the Fox interests ami thre^ other laree Mr. rranrjan nj^ not reveal S3.000.000 Offer Reported. One offer has been saade. it -was ua- he relinquished ownership in the Washington exchange, was not made known. "Xo decision has been reached the matters ar^-still in negotiations."' Mr, Crandall said. "It is more than likely that something definite will j known within two weeks." Mr. I Crandall left Washington on Tuesday Tuesday for Indianapolis' to attend a convention in the Indiana city. The Crandall houses in Washington Washington are the Metropolitan. Ambassador. Ambassador. Tiboli. Savoy. Avenue Grand, York. Central and Strand; Cumberland. Cumberland. Md.. Rialto; Roanolse. Va,. Apollo, and Martinsburg. TV. Va.. Strand. The Colony is under construction construction at Georgia avenue, and ragnt street. Washington. Working For Scholarships. A croup of five young men work- ins their way through college are in Frederick this week under a plan evolved by PiOrial Review to pro- vidn eoo boys -with the opportunity -arn scholarships daring the summer summer months. Those in the local are J IX Mayhew, captain. Washington Washington and T.ee. TS; H. A. Watsrn. University of North Carolina- '26; J. H. Hill. V. P. I., '2fi; C. P. Mayhem. nok" Cill«ge. '2S. and A. .1. Winder. supervisor. William and Mary College. College. Those who secure 550 subscriptions subscriptions will each receive a S150 scholar- chip. Subscribe for Tne

Clipped from The News19 Aug 1925, WedPage 4

The News (Frederick, Maryland)19 Aug 1925, WedPage 4
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