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Fiv Biggest Season Predicted for the Motion Pictures, Vaudeville and Stock Companies .THE READING NEWS - TIMES, READING, PA., MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 24, 1914 PRINCESS, LYRIC AND HIPPODROME ANNOUNCE BRILLIANT FEATURES Paramount Program at Princess "Lambs Gambol" Coming To Lyric Shubert Features Booked at Hippodrome Clara Kimball Young at the Victor Mary Pickford at the Empire Gossip of Rims and Players. The real opening of the theatrical season 1914 - 1915 Is rabidly approaching. The curtain at the Hippodrome will he raised on the opening of high class vaudeville next Monday afternoon, closely followed by the Grand, Monday nieht, befrinnins a season of stock that is bound to be popular. Monday afternoon the Orpheum will begin a week of pictures, featuring Annette Kellerman, prior to the open - ins; of the stock season with the Orpheum leavers, while the bookings at the Academy of Music are announced for the first week in September. This season is heralded as the most prosperous theatrical season in years. Last season Broadway reviewers and critics "put down" as the worst in a decade. The summer season, as predicted, opened many motion picture theatres on Broadway and in the close vicinity. Many of the legitimate houses were transferred to the popular silent drama, while the real drama and dramatic players took a long vacation. New York hag almost seven million population, and, strange to say, this summer only seven retruhrr theatres presented attractions, and two of these offered "The Passing Show" and "The. Follies." On the other hand, countless motion picture theatres and houses were opened, plavini? capacity husiness continuously. Broadway has had its share of motion pictures and theatregoers are clamoring for the drama, and, judging from managerial announcements, there is a host of big things coming. The European war will actually help the American stage, Knglish players hurrving to this country for hooking, due to the slump in London and throughout the continent. A hurried glance at me past se - m in Reading shows that. In spite of the tidor season last year in Vew York. local ui'iinh"vi" . tunate. The Academy had a Rood, sea - 1 nr f - nmnaring most favorably wun the' seasons gone by; the Hippodrome - presented vaudeville for 42 weeks; theJ Ornheum Flayers presenting 37 stocK " . A Program or Feature lassies Kvcry Pay In the Week I! HIPPODROME i MONDAY Superb Hcpworth Feature "The Heart of Midlothian" IN FIVE POWETtFOi KEELS Adapted from Sir Walter Scot's Renowned Novel Featuring Violet Hopson t i I powerful theme based on T the iniuusnice of preserving old laws that have little else to recommend thrm than their use, anri that wnrK great wrong where thev should stand for what is tight in their enforcement. An admirable characterization by an all - mar cast of ENGLISH PLAYERS. Showing on the Same Program RUTH ROLAND MARSHALL NTELAN and JOHN I5RENNAN In a Roaring Kaln Comedy I Don't Monkef With the BuzzSaw1 MELIES' FARCE "A King by Force" TUESDAY Charles Dickens' Immortal Novel "The Old Curosity Shop" IN FIVE BRILLIANT PARTS WEDNESDAY Florence Turner. In Her Most Brilliant Success "The Murdock Trial" IN 4 SYMPATHETIC PARTS THURSDAY. FRIDAY AND A hA 11 UMAX Another Biograph Re - Issue featuring J MARY PICKFORD J Continuous Show 1 to 11 P. M. Admission, Afternoon and Evening: Balcony, 5e; Entire First Floor. 10c. ANNOUNCEMENT TO THEATRE - GOERS. COMMENCING NEXT WEEK GALA GRAND OPENING High - Class Vaudeville AND FEATURE PHOTO - PLAYS NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: In conjunction with our high - class vaudeville show wo are point; to jiresent the famous SHI' liKKT IIKOADYVAY 1'RO - l'l I'TloNH In Photo Play, re - leascd through the World Film Corporation, beginning with the fumniia shubert show, "THE LUKE," a play which had one of the most phenomenal runs in tho history o the slaj;e. FEATURING BERNARD DALY AND Miss Clara Whitney IN THE LEADING ROLES. A Theme Thiit Deals With a Moral Lesson ror Mothers and Daughters, as well as Fathers and Sons. ' productions and following with a few weeks of vaudeville, while the motion picture husiness in Reading has had the best summer In the history of local picturedom. So - Reading did not have such a bad season after all. In spite of the expensive pictures tnat Reading exhibitors have been presenting throughout the summer season, a glance ahead shows even more pretentious productions in the future. In two weeks' time 25 theatres will he operating, giving Reading the best vaudeville, the best dramatic, the best stock and the best feature pictures lhat can be secured at this time. At the Princess The fall season brings to the Princess the long expected paramount program, a combination of the Famous Havers, the Bosworth and the Jesse Lasky productions, making the strongest feature service of its kind to date. In the - past year the management of the Princess has featured every Famous Players production released and their popularity can only be Judged by the overflow crowds at the Princess when a Famous Players feature was being presented. Next Wednesday and Thursday the management announce Max Figman and Lolita Robertson in "The Man on the Box," a Lasky production. Both these players were members of the memorable all - star cast, "Fine Feathers," while Figman is the orlrinal star in the dramatic offering, "The Man on the Box." Carr & Schad announce "Shadows of the Past." a three - reel Broadway - vlta - ?raph feature, with Julia Swayne Gordon and Harry Morey; a three - part Klaw & Erlanger - Biograph, "Men and Women"; Hobart Bosworth is Jack London's "Sea Wolf," and Robert Edeson, the popular Broadway star, hn "The Call of the North." te tri - features are fut'ire bookings at the Princess. Watch the papers. At the Lyric. Manager Frank Hill, of the Lyric, has a lift of features a mile long that will be presented at the Lyric during the next few months, beginning with "The Greyhound," a five - pat drama, Wednesday and Thursday, featuring an all - star cast headed by Elitia. Proc - !tor Otis, who will be remembered for her remarkable work in the aji - star cast, "Two Orphan8," seen hje a fev seasons ago. Anna Laughlia, of '"Wizard of Oz" fame. Is also in the big cast. The film is Taased on tM? play by Paul Armstrong. Other prominent productions booked by Manager yill iriclude Dustin Farnum in "The Lightning Conductor." William Elliott and Walter Halo are supporting stars in this production. The pictures show the results of a 2,500 - mile auto trip through southern Europe, baaed on READING'S LEADING PHOTO PLAY IlilSAlKb, NOTE THE TIME. "EAST LYNNE" Will be Shown at 1.30, 3.30, 6.30, 7.30, 9.00, 10.30. 2DAYS2 MONDAY and TUESDAY Barker's All - Prltian Masterpiece. A Powerful Revival ot the Wold's Greatest Emotional Drama, EAST LYNNE" A Drama in Three Acts Seven Reels 7,000 Feet One Hundred and Seventeen Scenes. Scenes Adapted from, Mrs. Henry Wood's Famous Novel, This manlfteent revival of "EAST LYNNE," the first srrlous effort to project emotion, far surpasses anything ever attempted on any stage. A really remarkable artistic accomplishment. It is like remaing the book. The scenes are laid rn the vicinity of the historic and picturesque .Severn Kiver, tn western nm&iand, and at Boulogne. France, as described in the original book. MISS BLANCHE F0RSYTHE England's greatest emotional leading woman, essays the role of Lady Isabel. MR. FRED PAUL, one of England's foremost actors, was engaged to play Archibald carlyle. All the other parts are portrayed by noted English" artists. "EAST LYNN" What memories are awakened by the mention of the name Announcement tnat this greatest of domestic dramas of the English - speaking stage and most popular novel of tne century is being given a revival on more elaborate lines than any tnlng hitherto attempted, is certain 10 arouse widespread interest. To the middle - aged It will bring pleasant recollections of the halcyon days - of youth, when "EAST LYNNE" was the favorite classic, by which all popular emotional novels and dramas were measured. To the youth of the land it presents an unusual chance to become familiar with the favorite play of the preceding generation and to gaupe the simple beautly and artistic worth of the worK that swept the world. Few realize that next to the Bible, "EAST LYNNE" has found translation in more languages than any literary product. Even Parseo and Hlndustanee are Included among the tongues employed 'to tell its romantic, pathetic story, according to no less an authority than the British Biographical Encyclopedia. PATHE AMERICAN COMEDY, "GET OIT AND GET UND R" Coming Wednesday and Thursday. JESSE L. LASKY FEATURE PLAY CO.offers MAX FIGMAN and LOLITA ROBERTSON, in "The Man on the Box," in Five Parts. L - - - - - - - - .. ...miJ) 'A ' I K r '' 'mk J A w'v ) If m : MISS HELEN ROBIXSOX, AT THE GRAND the popular novel by the Williamsons. Walter Perkins in "My Friend From lnjlia," is another big attraction coming, to tbe Jjyric. The most interesting is perhaps the "Lambs' All - Star Gambol." This club of professionals fea ture this gambqj annually, appearing for one performance only at each of nine big cities, and it is needless to say that seats are at a premium. By presenting the attraction on the Bcreen Reading theatregoers will see one of the biggest casts ever assembled in stage history and one whose salary could not be paid by probably all tho combined managers In the world. Watch the News - Times theatrical guide. . Hifrli - Class Vaudeville In addition to the high - class vaudeville. Manager Keeney will feature the big Shubert Him features in conjunction with the regular bill, presenting one of these stupendous five - part features the fifst three days of every week. "The.ure" will be the first of the big attractions, coming next week. This is tho play that had a phenomenal run on Broadway and tells one of the best moral lessons ever told an audience. In order to familiarize picture lovers and theatregoers with the style of Shubert features to be seen at the Hippodrome, the management announce the following to be seen In the near future: "Uncle Tom's Cabin," with Irving Cummings, Sam Lucas and the popular Thanhouser kid (Little Eva); "The Dollar Mark," with Robert Warwick; "Mother," with Emma Dunn; "The Gentleman From Mississippi," with Tom Wise: "The Pit," with Wi'ton Lackaye; "The Family Cupboard," with Gail Kane; "The Man of the Hour," with Robert Warwick, and "America," the entire New York Mippourome proauction Dy tne original company, showing every scene In do - tail of that historical, colossal master - niece. These big features will be shown in conjunction with the regular vaudeville bill. Vftagraph Productions One of the best known stage char acters in histrionic art is "David Gar - rick," the story based on the life of that prominent English player, who not only took London by storm while on the Btage but off as well. The Vitagraph production, in two parts, of this magnificent feature comes to the Victor Wednesday and Thursday, with an all - star cast, featuring James Young as "Garriek," and the supporting cast Including Clara Kimball Young, Kate Price, Flora Finch, Albert Roecardl and others. The story is based on a production of "Romeo and Juliet" played by Garriek, who falls desperately in love with a beautiful girl in the audience during the performance. This is another one of those quaint theatre stories thai always make superb, film features. Biograph Drama And now once again we announce Mary Pickford, America's foremost motion picture star, in a Biograph drama, "Love Among the Roses." There has never been a single player in all theatrical history who has been featured as often as Mary. Pickford, and the redeeming part of featuring Little Mary is the fact that she packs the house every time. Today and tomorrow this popular little artist will be seen at the Empire. The scenes show beautiful floral bowers. The production was taken in southern California, and the supporting company includes some of Biograph's original stars of vesterday. Coming soon, "One Wonderful Night," a four - part Es - sanay feature, with Francis X. Bushman. Lubin announces a line of big attractions: "The House Next Door," in five parts, with Ethel Clayton; "Tho Threads of Destiny," featuring Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, a feature with Raymond Hitchcock; "The Fortune, Hunter," with William Elliot, and "The Eagles' Nest," Edwin Arden's great play, with Edwin Arden in the leading role. POTTSVILLE C H. Marshall, caslller of tho Merchants' National Bank, of Pottsville, and Charles Bberle, Ralph Hanse, Willlard Singer and John Miller autoed to New Ringgold where they enjoyed a well - prepared chicken dinner at the Haas Hotel. The trip was made in a Buiek car. Claude Hill and Elmer Sterner were elected to membership ny Washington Camp lOrt, I'. O. S. og A. C. P. Marberger, of Pottsville. and Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Faust, of New Mahoning, visited their parents, C. S. Marberger and wife, of town, on Sunday. Miss Beatrice Ohillson, of Williamsport. is visiting the family of D. H. Koch and wife, of town. Misa Miriam 8. Porter, of Hokendau - eua, spent several days with her former schoolmate, Miss Laura Marberger, of town. A W .V.. - .v - THE EMPIRE Mary Pickford will head the program at the Empire Monday and Tuesday in a strong Biograph love story, entitled "Love Among the Roses," a beautiful motion picture fantasia. The story of this Biograph production runs along rather novel lines. It shows in symbolism the powerful Influence of Jove. The characters are more mythical than eaj, a&d the scenes arc laid in a laud of wimance. The great lady of the land falls In love with the lowly gardener, while the great lord loves an humble but pretty lace maker. The scenic beauty of this subject has never been equalled, being a series of Mary Plekford, at tho Empire Today wonderfully beautiful floral bowers. Vitagraph's drama, "Private Dennis Hogan," is the story of a raw recruit, who is full of the fire and nerve of his race. He only needs the word to stand between his comrades and death. To save others, he sacrices himself and dies a hero for the cause. Gaumont's two - reel special feature, "Honor Redeemed," is the story of the em of a general who wins fame as a hero and is forgiven. Biograph's comedy, "Tim the Terror," is a great laugh producer. The Pathe Daily News is making a decided hit at this popular play house. All the happenings 'of the terrible conflict between the European nations, taken directly at the battlefield are shown in the Pathe Daily News. THE VICTOR This will be Vitagraph week at the Victor, the management having booked unusually strong Vitagraph features for the performance. On Monday and Tuesday Teft Johnson and Rose Tapley will be seen in a two - reel Vitagraph entitled "The House on the Hill." A woman's social ambition will brook no defeat. When she achieves her great desire, she finds happiness further off than ever. Her husband finds the pace too strenuous and she sees her children grow selfish and arrogant, entirely regardless of their filial obedience and respect. The next feature on the program is the Klclno - Cines two - part society drama, "The Forbiddpn Trail." A young woman, blinded by the glamor of an Arctic explorer's reputation, marries him. He is past middle age, while she is young and vivacious. Later youth meets youth and a tragedy is enacted. Edison presents an unusual drama, "While' the Tide Was Rising." It is unusual in that the story was written by Ben Wilson. He directed the picture and also plays the leading role of Fred powers, who saves an aviator ' from a watery grave. The aviator's ingratitude is shown when he induces Bowers' r sweetheart to elope with him in a molorhoat. - By mistake Bowers follows and, after thrashing his rival, saves the girl's life. The program concludes with a screaming Biograph comedy , "A Game of Freeze Out," with a thousand feet of laughter. 'V'7sv THE PRINCESS The Princess will feature for Monday and Tuesday Barker's all - British masterpiece. "East Lynne." a drama in three et9 and 117 scenes, in seven reels. . adapted from Mrs. Henry Wood's famous novel. "East Lynne what memories are awakened by mention of the name. All that money. Intelligence, artistry and a conscientious regard for the atmosphere - of the great book could contribute has been devoted to making the photo revival of "East Lynne" an epoch making development In amusement history. Hitherto the really great motion picture productions have been of a spectacular character the product of French and Italian masters of the craft. The preparation of "Eat Lynne" has been the first serious attempt to ocularize a truly great story depending. upon project; lng emotion to the; screen instead of mere action and SDectacuJar Incident. The latter is mechanical nothing moro while the projection of thought and emotion involves art of the highest order. To accomplish these results a carefully selected company of . English players was recruited, and the story was enacted on the very spot Mrs. Wood located "East Lynne" the pic turesque dells of the Severn River In Western England, near Worcester. where she passed her childhood and acquired her romantic literary tastes amid the hills and vales from which the Romans ruled Britain while Nero still reigned, over the Eternal City, and where Charles II. met de feat at the hands of Cromwell. "East Lynne" will be shown at the Princess two days only. Monday and Tuesday. THE HIPPODROME Manager C. G. Keeney has arranged an entire bill of classic features for every day In the week as an approbate climax to the picture season at the Hippodrome theatre, where famous stars and Broadway features have been presented daily sine the Ruth Roland, at IUppodromo Today close of the regular vaudeville season, the house running continuously for D2 consecutive weeks. Beginning Monday one of the brilliant Hepworth English productions, "The Heart of Midlothian," a five - reel feature adapted from Sir Walter Scott's novel of the same title. - . The remainder of the bill Includes Ruth Roland, Marshall Neilan and John Brennan In a roaring Kalem society comedy called "Don't Monkey With the Buzz Paw." a story of a hen. Decked husband and a mother - in - law, one of the most amusing of the rol - licbing Ruth Roland comedies. A Melies farce, "A King by Force," completes the big program. Beginning week of August 31," the management announces the gala grand opening high class vaudeville and feature photoplays. In conjunction with the big vaudeville bookings the famous Shubert Broadway productions will be presented in four and five - reel photoplays, beginning the opening week with "The Lure," a play that had a phenomenal run on the legiti mate stage and one that deals with a moral lesson for mothers and daughters as well as fathers and sons. The Hippodrome has been com pletely renovated, the aisles and steps carpeted with cork by J. O. Glase & Co.; the old paint refreshed with new, and the entire theatre will presVnt a cool, comrortartie and, above an, a sanitary apeparance when the curtain rises on the popular vaudeville season next week. THELYRIC Alloc Joyce, at Lyric Today "The Old Army Coat," the sixth of the Alice Joyce series, will be the feature of the Monday and Tuesday program at the Lyric theatre. The series of films by the Kalom Company, starring Alice Joyce, tells complete stories and are very popular with the patrons of the Lyric. The photoplay is in two parts and was produced during the recent Confederate reunion at Jacksonville. Fla. The cast of characters: Major Robertson, Confederate veteran, Benjamin Ross; Alice, his ward, Alice Joyce; Leroy, the major's dissolute nephew, Robert Walker; Stanton, a lawyer, Jere Austin; Walton, the village doctor, Henry Hallam. Beginning Monday, scenes of the great European war will be portrayed by the Hears - Selig News Pictorial, .4 - ; v SCENE FROM "EAST LYXXE," which film company has a corps of its best camera men at the front to get as many pictures as possible. "The District Attorney's Burglar" is a single reel Biograph, featuring Louise Vale, George Morgan and Irene Haw ley. The program Includes a three - part photoplay dealing with a modern domestic problem, entitled " "When a Woman Loves," produced by the Eclectic Film Company and an all - star Pathe cast. THE GRAND The opening of the theatrical season In Reading for the season of 1914 - 15 will be marked by the first performance of ,the Grand Players and the opening of the Grand Theatre in its rejuvenated 'garb on Monday evening. August 31st. under the management of H. M. Addison and Charles Goettlcr. The opening production will be the great dramatic success, "Strong - heart." In, which Kobert Edison scored so big a s.Uress some years ago. The spawn has been anxiously awaited by the thousands of theatre loveas of this community, and It is with sincere enthusiasm that thee greet the opening of the Grand for musjcal and dramatic, stock produc tions, which will undoubtedly be of high calibre. During the past week. In New York City, the Grand Players have been rehearsing for the opening production, the principal parts to be taken by William , Wells, who will head the company, and Miss Helen Robinson, a particularly clever leading woman. Mr. Goettler has been very successful In obtaining a high class and well rounded company, every member of which has a high reputation and wide experience in trto'ck work. The cleverest and most attractive plays have been obtained and the theatre is today one of the cosiest and handsomest in any city the size of Reading. An entirely new heating system has been installed. Manager Addison's residence in Reading has well qualified him for this position. The direction of the company will bo in chargo of Mr. Goettler, whose cleverness In the theatrical world is well known. Miss Helen Robinson, - the leading woman is one of the most charming persons tn , stock play today. For many years. In fact since she was a little girl, she has been behind the foot - lights, and she has given the lovers of stock in many large cities much to talk about and admire. Her father was a great man in the theatrical profession, having been a mana ger and producer and it was at his theatre In Buffalo that she made her first appearance when 15 years of ago. Two years afterward she was on Broadway, the aim of every actress, and from that time till this she has met with repeated success. She toured the country years ago as Glory Quayle in "The Christian," and made a great hit, after which she was seen in "The Little Minister." For a number of seasons she had been seen in clever sketches In vaudeville. In past seasons she has played in stock in Scranton iand Bhe appeared for a short season in a clever stock company at Lancaster. Since then she has been the leading woman at Maiden, Mass., and Halifax. N. S. Her experience in every sort of leading, part has w - ell Qualified Miss Robinson for her place with the' Grand players and she is bound to be very popular. She is attractive In every meaning of the word and is moreover an actress of the highest quality, refinement and worth. In the opening production the leading man. Mr. Wells, will have a character part to portray which will give him an opportunity to show the lovera of stock 1 in Reading, his abundant qualities., On prior occasions in this role Mr. Wells has received . high praise. He is the kind of leading man who handles himself well in his, every part. For the leading people in this production there ane a number of big scenes. "Strongheart." is one of the greatest comedy dramas ever produced on the American stage. It' has to do with the heart troubles of an Indian, who T "o) M M fl Goettler & Addison IVlfjrs. THE GRAND PLAYERS with WILLIAM (BILLY) WELLS IN THE GREAT AMERICAN COMEDY - DRAMA vfo) r - n fn U - llMW Cait of 26, A Great College fr I All IPC Mon - Nieht Best Seats LMUILO Sold Before 7 P.M.,25c it j Aug. 27 BOX OFFICE AT PRINCESS TODAY has lived among the whites for many years and who. when he is about to marry the sister of his chum and take her back to his home, finds them all resenting his origin and bringing from him a terrible rebuke against the white man who has stolen fnom him the very air he breathes, the land he lives on and the food he eats, and then also tried to tear f$om him the one thing in life that he laves most. The ticket ollice has opened at the Gratyl, and the rejruiars are reserving thelcats for the whole season. Many have already placed their names on the suscj - iption list, which VU entitle them to' tjrte same seats eacjn ,: werdt.. Every Monday will be Ladies' "Nght," when the best seats in the honse,.will be sold fo25 cents. The matinee per.( formiDces wall be 10 cents for the majority of the seats in the theatre. SKETCHES OF NOTABLE SCREEN PLAYERS No. 85 ' tltrirtliiM'Mlrttia Barbara Tennant (Eclair) 'Tis said that personal charm Is a wonderful asset in the making of pop - "THR THEATRE BEAUTIFUL." PKOF. C. W. WALLACE, the Wonderful Blind Organist, Will Continue to Lemonstrata Our Mammoth Pipe Organ. MONDAY and TUESDAY the Popular ivaiein star, ALICE JOYCE In an Exceptional Two - Part Kalem Feature, 'The Old Army Coat' FIRST IN WAH, FIRST IN PEACE. FIRST IN POPULARITY. Hearst - Selig News Pictorial WOMEN FLEE BELGRADE WHEN AUSTRALIANS SHELL CITY. At outset of fighting wnich sends war flame through Europe. See remark able scenes of flights of refugees m Nish and soldiers guarding railroad between cities. TREASURE SHIP SEEKS SAFETY IN HARBOR. Kronprlnzessine Cecilie, with $10, - W.OOO gold aboard, warned by wireless of cruisers following her, puts about and, with lights out, makes bar Harbor, Jle. SEARCH FOREIGN SHirS. United .States stops steamers clear ing .New York, as they leave harbor and send naval officer aboard to make final search for contraband before al lowing them to sail. And Other Interesting Events, GEORGE MORGAN and LOUISE VALE, in a Biograph Drama, 'THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S BURGLAR" SELECTED SONGS BY FRANK D. HILL Matinee fin Play OPEN M . t A :v; . X ' - .Lm.iui. K : - .. - : vv, - ; .v YRIC I Grand Opening fl . lf?l A I nn - i. ttCtf J) I Lion, tve. w. - i) n THURSDAY PRICES Mat., 10c & nlar screen Idols and this little thtory is strongly borne out and personified in the case of Barbara Tennant. the delightfully charming leading woman, whose magnetic personality and grace of manner has made her beloved by thousands of photo - playgoers who dally watch her artistic and conscientious work in Eclair film productions. Born in London, began training for the legitimate stage very early, while yet at school. Received first lessons from Mme. Cavallazzi, who since retired from the position of ballet mistress at the New York Metropolitan Opera House, a season ago. At the age of 12 Miss Tennant ap - ' peared as sole dancer In one of London's biggest pantomime, after which she toured Great Britain as "premiere danseuse." After leaving the pantomime field Barbara Tennant appeared In rapid succession In important roles in "Private Secretarv," "Charlie's Aunt," "The Rivals," "Romeo and Juliet," "His Majesty's Servant," and a host of other popular English successes. Shortly after arriving In America Miss Tennant selected a number of players and gave classical readings of Shakespearean plays in Canada. , . DIE AND TOOL CO. HAS OUTING The entire force of the American and Tool Company, of Second and I lttonwood, enjoyed the beautiful wc - ather of Saturday and the pleasant surroundings of a pine grove near Jacksonwald in an all - day picnic. Skilled lathe hantfs and office clerks, expert gear makers and the factory manager all mingled together in a day of fun and frolic with the same hearty spirit they have toiled together in the factory. A ball game, marked by clean hits and good pitching, developed the keenest rivalry between the married and single men, ending with a tie score of 8 - 8. Position and rank were forgotten while all joined in the various games. Since the recent change in management co - operation has been the watchword and good fellowship has made their work a pleasure and their games true enjoyment. 5c EMPIRE 5c MARY PICKFORD INBIOGRAPH'S .DRAMA, 'Love Among'ihe Roses' The Fcenle Beauty of This Subject Has Never Been Equaled, Being a Se ries of WonderfuUv Beautiful Flosal Bowers. V VITAGK.AI'11'IS DIAA, "Private Dennis Hokan" Featuring DAgWIX KARR. True to his jalJlEiaJ impulses, he faces dr.nger to others. He dies a hero, and wins the love and respect of all. GAUMUT'S Powerful 2 - Reel Special, i "HONOR REDEEMED" Story of a Son's Reformation. An old general's .ion, after squandering all his wealth and being refused any further hntp by his father, enlists and by a fine act of heroism wins fame and the 'Legion of Honor," thus wiping out his former disgrace. A .Screaming Biograph Comedy, "THM, THE TERROR" Here's a Barrel of Fun and Laughter For AH. PATHE DAILY NEWS, "WAR SPECIAL All the events of the European War. direct from the front, are shown almost as soon as they are received by lelesraph. TWO SPECIAL FEATURES. 5cTheVictor5c MONDAY AND TUESDAY, VITAGRAPH'S 2 - REEL DRAMA, "THE HOUSE ON THE HILL" The wife's ambitions are realized. With them she loses tae greater riches love and happiness. By a strange coincidence, tney recover ootn. Ten .Tohn - ion and Rose Tapley KLEINE - CINE'S FEATURE IN TWO REELS, "THE FORBIDDEN TRAIL" A Most Powerful Society Drama. Blinded by the glamor of his reputa tion, she marries a middle - aged Arc tic explorer. Then youth meets youth Land the inevitable occurs. BEN WILSON and SAL8LIE CRUTE IN EDISON'S LATEST DRAMA, "While the Tide Was Rising' This Story was Written, Directel and Acted by BEN WILSON. BIOGRAPH COMEDY, "A Game of Freeze Out" 1.000 FEET OF LAUGHTER. Coming WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY VITAGRAPH'S SPECIAL FEA - j TURE In Two Reels, "DAVID QARRICK" WITH AN ALL - STAR CAST. 2 Daily Except Monday The Theatre Safe and Beautiful Place Now Your Order For Season Tickets Join The Steady Club 11 HI BY WILLIAM 20c; Eve., 10 - 20 - 30 & 50c

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