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TUT, HliOOKLYN DATIA EAC.LE. NEW YORK, MONDAY, JUNE 11, 1028. The New Photoplays Comment of Events on Stage and Screen 14 A The Cinema Circuit B MARTIN ' Fields and Conklin in "Fooh for Luck" at the Paramount "Tenderloin" at Brooklyn Strand; A New Film at the Roxy. THE droll W. C. Fields Is teamed with the no less amusing Chester Conklin in an Inconsequential comedy called "Fools for Luck" at the Paramount Theater this week. The former Is cast In the role of a wildcat oil promoter, while the walrus moustached one appears as a small town man of moderate means who Is destined to be parted from his savings by the glib exhortations of the big oil and gas man from the city. But despite the promise of forthcoming hilarity which the names of the stars and the outline of the story "J contain, the picture never manages to become anything more than mildly (almost indiscernibly) amusing. To be perfectly honest about it, the story all but ceases to move after the first two reels, which leaves the remaining chapters of "Fools for Luck" to the mercy of a succession of fourth-rate gags. One of these calls for Conklin to appear at a ball In a hastily basted dress suit, which, you may be sure, parts company with its basting stitches at a most Inopportune moment. This Incident, you may be equally certain, caused the please-easles at the Paramount no end of merriment yesterday afternoon. Another uproarious(T) moment -occurs when Mr. Conklin. unaware that his bed Is being occupied by Mr. Fields, prepares to retire for the night, although not before he has demonstrated his husbandly affections to the sleeping partner, who he supposes to be his wife. This episode, oddly enough, also threatened to disrupt the Calm of yesterday's assembly. You will realize the obviousness of It all when It is told that the fake oil well actually turns out to be a gusher... as if any zany had doubted for a moment that It would. This, Incidentally, helps to culminate the thin little love story of which Jack Luden and Sally Blane are the immediate, If totally unimportant, principals. The revue is called "Xylophonia" and you ought to know what that Indicates. Brooklyn Strand. BROOKLYN STRAND THEATER "Tenderloin," a Warner Brothers production with Vitaphone accompaniment and dialogue, featuring Dolores Coitello and Conrad Nagel. Also "Eight Belli," a stage revue. ' Prompted, perhaps, by the success of "The Jazi Singer" and Its Vita-phonle effects, the Brooklyn Strand Theater Is currently offering another of the Warner Brothers' talking (so-called) photodramas. This time It Is "Tenderloin," whloh, as Its title suggests, is a melodrama of the underworld. Here Is a story which follows the most familiar channels of the law-, less and orderless sometimes naive and mora frequently absurd narrative of a gangster's lady who learns the Inevitable lesson that, believe it or tot, "crooks can't win." How this tnoral la driven home Is hardly worth recounting, since much the same sermon has been preached upon countless occasions from the movies' ringing pulpit. Is all comes out happily and thoroughly purified fn the end, a climax which is. brought about through the) magnified yoke of the Vitaphone. It is during these climactic moments that the harassed heroine (Dolores CosteHo) and the good-bad hero (Conrad Nagel) are permitted to express themselves In platitudes that are not intrusted to the mere printed caption, but are flung out from tha screen upon a wave length that Is guaranteed to reach the farthest corners of the playhouse. The volume of the dialogue is, in fact, not to be denied, but It is the absurd nature of the lines which must Inevitably lessen their effect upon the audience. In "Tenderloin" you will find an excellent illustration of the value oi sound synchronization to the silent drama. You will discover, for example, that in so far as technical perfection is concerned, the presentation at the Strand is something of an achievement. The fault lies, unfortunately, in the fact that the talking movie (at least in "Tenderloin") has not yet found anything of much importance to talk about. The current stage revue at the Strand is "Eight Bells," a nautical escapade of more tnan a tew pleas ant moments. The personable Ray Teal returns here to his duties of Jannings in "Tartuffe" Emil Jannings in "Tartuffe, the Hypocrite," a German screen production based on the famous play by Moliere, is the current attraction at the St. George Playhouse. In this the great Jannings adds another Impressive characterization to his already formidable list of performances before the camera. The star portrays the title character of the French dramatist's memorable play, a selfish, repulsive and generally disagreeable figure who is justly exposed and denounced in the end. "Tartuffe" is a Ufa production, directed by the clever F. W. Murnau, who. more recently, was responsble "for that most startling picture of the year, "Sunrise." In support of Jannings are the equally celebrated German stars, Werner Kraus and Lil Dagover. As a supplementary feature the Intimate cinema in Pineapple st. is presenting "Slide, Kelly, Slide." one of William Haines' more stimulating comedies. Naturally, this has to do with the baseball diamond, and in between its more fictional moments the picture offers some exceedingly interesting glimpses of a number ol major league stars in their customary surroundings. Memory Test Solution 1. Edward Everett Hale, who died 19 years ago todav, wrote "The Man Without a Country." 2. Babbitt metal takes its name from that of the discoverer, Isaac Babbitt, an American inventor. 3. Queber Is sometimes referred to as the "Gibraltar of America." 4. When it is noon in Chicago It Is J p.m. in Paris. 5. Today. Kamehameha Day, Is a legal holiday in Hamall. Who Am I? Solution Baron Ehrenfried Gurnthcr von Hurnefold, financial backer of (he Bremen In her flight across the Atlantic; is Mind In one eye an1 wears a monocle; has attained ronsltlrraliie fame as a poet, dramatist ami wit; Is unmarried and llvei with Ills brother nyl mother in Berlin. DICKSTEIN: Movie Daguerreotypes CONRAD VEIDT Coni'ad Veldt was born In Berlin, Germany, in 1894. He was associated with Max Reinhardt, Ernst Lubitsch. Emil Jannings and Paul Lent in starfc and screen work abroad. He is famous as a Shakespearean actor on the stage of Europe. He made a name for himself as a screen actor in "Three Wax Works," directed by Paul Leni, who is now with Universal and who recently directed "The Man Who Laughs." Veidt was first seen in America as the star of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari." Other pictures which he made are "Love Is Blind," "The Living Mask," "Ivan the Terrible," and "The Student of Prague." Another picture' which has been released in Berlin since his departure to America is "The Flight in the Night." This, as well as the "Student of Prague" and one of his later pictures, "The Memoirs of Manolescu," are to be shown during the next few months in his counry. Conrad Veidt came to America at the Invitation of John Barrymore to take a part in "The Beloved Rogue." Before he had finished making this picture Universal signed him to a five years' contract. He returned to Germany and brought his wife, Felicltas, and child, Viola Vera, back with him. His first role under his contract with Universal was in "A Man's Past." He has the leading part In Victor Hugo's "The Man Who Laughs," now at the Central Theater. His forthcoming pictures are "The Charlatan," "The Play Goes On" and "The Devil." master of ceremonies, while the rest oi me crew includes such active salt water entertainers as the Lime Trio, Paul Howard, Olivette, Georgle Taps, the Fletcher Brothers end Elsie Gilbert. At the Roxy. ROXT THEATER "Chicken a la King." a nr.uy tjnirman production, presented by William Fo at the Roxy Theater. THE CAST Malsie De Voe Nancy Carroll buck Taylor Oeorge Meeker Oscar Berrowa Arthur atone Horace Trundla Ford Sterling EKie Trundle Carol Holloway Babe Lorraine Frances Lee Nanrv rnrrnll rfnps rotho wall in the role of a blond tnlH.Hi t7rAf in "Chicken a la Kins," 1 mild offshoot oi "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," at tne Roxy this week. Miss Carroll is the ladV Who taltPS Fnrrl Rtovlinir 9 granulated sugar daddy, for a series ui expensive sieign noes. Mr. Sterling, himself, it may be added, ffives nn exrollpnr. nprf ance and otherwise does much to re lieve the plot of its more banal moments. "Chiplrpn A. la Trine It nn dw,a nor is it much better than the aver age screen comedy of its type. It may be dismissed simply as one of those summer-time program pictures of no definite distinction. The Roxy stage presentations are again of a premiere quality. The Revue Espagnol of six scenes Is es-Declallv beautiful, uhilo th Gypsy dance by Thalia Zanou and nya jvbz is a creation or extraordinary caliber. In somewhat lighter vein is the r.nmprlv rinnro hv irar White and Alice Manning. Other divertissements include a vocal num- oer oy uiaays Rice, illustrated with a Silhouette rlnnre? htr Pntrlpia Pn. man and Nicholas Daks: a Chopin ani numoer Dy Von Grona and Betty Woodruff, and a "Spooks" novelty by the Sixteen Roxyettes. "Say When" Tonight Henrv Ruksa nnrl hia nrphpefa t,aA been engaged as an added attraction with "Say When," the Intimate musical enmertv whlph mi bury and Carl Reed will open at the "niusur t neater in tne Bronx tonight. Henrv Hnsw will h as a popular cornetist with Paul v lineman, f ollowing tne Windsor week, and a week in Newark. "Say When" will hp nrntH way at the Morosco Theater, Tues- uay jugni,, oune 20. "Porgy" for Benefit u Monday evening, June 18, will be i'iciii-n iiignt, at, me itepuDiic jne ,ater, where the Theater Guild pro duction of "Porev" Is nlnvinir hnn fit to aid the $200,000 fund for the .viemonai Association of Dormans, France, a campaign which is under the patronage of President Dou-mergue of France. Seats may be had only at the box office of the Republic, and will be at the regular prices, less the customary war tax. "It" Actress Wanted David E. Golden, who will make his debut as a producer via "Talked About" by Martin Mooney and Thomson Burtis. has engaged offices In the Longacre Theater and is now in the thrnPS nf pastinc tha nav n,M.W ,1'1 be tried out for two weeks in July. It is rumored the female lead requires a girl who has everything a wonderful opportunity for some damsel who has plenty of "It." Complete "Scandals" Cast George White has completed the cast for hjs ninth annual edition of "Scandals." which has its premiere In Atlantic City next week and opens at the Apollo Theater on Broadway, July 2. The principals are Ann Pennington, Harry Rlchman. Willie and Eugene Howard. Frances Williams, Tom Patricola, Rose Perfect, Ruth Goodwin. Arnold Johnson and orchestra, Bnrnice and Emily, William O'Neal. Russell Markert Dancr3. Patricia O'Dare, Arthur Page. Elm City Four. James Cartv, Frances Lyle. Fred Lyons, Lois Eekhart. Harry Morrissey and Arthur Cardinal, with a chorus of 100 beauties. FUl Ms h Solution Today's solution: EAST, EASE, BASE, BADE, BlpE, WE. 'Fools for An ImprtBtion of W, C. FUld$ and at the Reverting :By RIAN BATHTUB DITTY NUMBER 4009 Oh, Flatbush water won't clean as it oughter; No matter what tune you may sing! Though you stand by the hour Beneath a hot shower The grime just continues to cling! Though you add bales of linit before you get in ii Use Soda and Lux here's the rub: Though you scrape till you're sore And use soap flakes galore Flatbush water is hard, that's the troub! LI L. THANKS THANX- & THANQIES. "After your trouble with the Ron-konkoma realtor," writes Frank B. Mc, "why not rent my bungalow on Bedford ave., which is on the same block with a lady columnist Marguerite Mooers Marshall. That Is, if you pass the strict censorship and continue to live as the rest of the inhabitants do. The owner of the bungalow is held responsible for the tenant, and, if you intend holding all-night sessions over there, please go to desolate Ronkonkoma. Don't get me wrong, Rian. I approve of your conduct and would gladly drink cne each time you do, but not in my bungalow. Probably a summer away from temptation would be worth $450 to you. What is the answer? P. S. Please furnish references, which will be strictly investigated." Well, Frank, your letter Is certainly inviting. In fact, on rereading It we've come to the conclusion that, quiet boy that we are, we'd have a whole lot sweller time at Dannemore. Not that we object to having our references strictly investigated. Not at all. For a $450 rental we're just a little bit surprised that you didn't ask to see our birth certificate, our army dis charge and this Department s Mother s Marriage license. And then there's that clause in your letter about behaving as the other inhabitants do. We couldn't promise. Why, Frank, their behavior might be positively shocking, and think what we'd be exposing ourselves to! But if we rpspnr. nnvthinc In rnur letter at all, Frank, It's your complete understanding and patience with that ririnlrinrr thincr Mauhn vrtn'va pans. seen a columnist who had an affection ior pinic ones actually drinking one of the things without tearing down the chandelier nnri frvinir thp hruicp cat. Honestly, we've never busted a mirror, snnenea out loua, Ditten a blonde in the shoulder or broken furniture as a result of imbibing pink ones. Also, believe it or not, pink ones are actually an avocation with us rather, than a vocation, Your description of the bungalow sounds grand, but honest, Frank, we'd hate to have to agree to permit you to come around sniffing our breath at stated intervals. Even eolumnists are touchy about things like that. Nor do we think that summering at your bungalow would be summering away from all temptation, as you seem to suspect. If you'll recall, the wise folk down at Washington who get paid for keeping all good little Americans away from Temptation passed the Dry Law Just to keep weak-willed folks out of trouble... and see what happened! Your suggestion that we'd have tn niu n strict censorship in order to rent your outfit tickles us right down to ths final vertebrae. Anything with cen- sui.-.ii.p pieases us. as you know, we're against practically everything Ourselves, so wp'rl fit. in nll xir'J probably pass all right, as we've never uau pyorrnea, nver complaint or bunions. Its the "reference" thing that stvmies us Frank Thp mninrit,, ...... friends are burglars, gunmen and politicians, who'd gladly write references for us, but Frank when they're not working they're stewed, so how-could they? See the fix we're in? Thanks ever so much for thinking of ,us anyway, and if Warden Lawes doesn't kirk through with a better offer, you'll probably hear from us again. THE WEEK OF A NEW YORKER. MONDAY: To read a swell gumshoe yarn, by R. A. J. Walling, labeled "That Dinner at Bardolphs," which is chuck full of mystery, misery and detective wahoo ... to lunch with Harry t Eagle) Madden, who manages advertising hereabouts . . . and who told us that the Eagle stands SECOND in volume of advertising in ALL of New York City . . . which is going some . . and to Nick's because it was generally a blue Monday . . . and to change the color ... to Sardi's for dinner . . . and to see our old Pal Renec, Monta Bell, of the flickers, Joe Laurie Jr., Margot Kelly, Janet Gaynor, Tammany Youn?, (who pays here), Lorrnz (Present Arms) Hart, Texas Gulnan, who requires no footnotes, and Margaret Anglln . . . and to the premier oi tin: re- Luck" Chutr Conklin in tht Current Film Paramount to Type JAMES: NEW LIST-READY A brand new list of whoopee parlors, unusual restaurants and out-of-the-ordinary places to go and things to see Is ready for you. Koad houses and summer places included. Simply send a stamped, addressed envelope to RIAN JAMES, if you WANT ONE? vival of "The Beaux Stratagem," at the Hampden, which has everybody you ever heard of in it , . . so home, to write a few columns ahead, inasmuch as we'll be in Kansas City next week ... or when you read this. TUESDAY: To McGovern's for whamming ... to lunch with Susan and a girl friend who drives a Chevrolet and who is scared of .airplanes ... to work industriously on next week's columns . . . and to the office of Cal Harris, who Is Thea (New York to Berlin) Rasche's P. A. . . .to mee Thea. who is charming, and to arrange to make a test flight with her, in her transoceanic plane, on Thursday ... to the Penn roof for dinner and a cool, damp breeze, and to the premiere of , the "Cyclone Lover," at the Frolic . . . and so home and T. B. . . . tired with an overdose of columnlng. . . WEDNESDAY: To the Howard Young gauenes, 10 see some interesting Sport Prints by J. N. Sartorius . . . and to the Polo Grounds to see the Giants muddy around with St. Louis ... to see the sun for the first time in aeons . . . and to believe it was a frame up ... to decide that peanuts are a swell dish . . . and home to get washed up and polished ... to the Astor Roof, where it's cool . . . and to see "Fazil." whirh is timid mnvio that lady tabloid readers should go ga-ga about . . . and so home like a good egg . . . to labor. THURSDAY: To Curtiss Field, to make aeronautical whoopee, with Lady Thea Rasche at the throttle, or rather the stick . . . suddenly to get cold feet In re: going aloft with a femme ... to forget it and climb in anyway . . . and to leap, loop, side-slip, tall-spin and what Is there '. . . with our respect for Miss Rasche's flying ability heightening every second ... to have a thoroughly wild and enjoyable ride . . . and to leave thoroughly sold on Miss Rasche's ship and Miss Rasche's nerve ... to the Pol-ignac for a grand dinner with a glamorous , . . and will customers kindly note the "gl." blonde ... to the Waldorf to hear and see Dorothy Langdon, who is a protege of Lois Pette ... to the Midnight performance of "Diamond Lil," for which great gobs of social and stage celebs turned out, some of them taking part In the scenes , . . and home . , after sniping a sandwich at an all-night sandwich emporium. FRIDAY: To see what happens when a "National Association of Chewing Gum Builders and Allied Trades ' convenes at the Biltmore . . . and to a Tea and Pool . . . hch, heh. heh . . . swimming pool . . . party at the Park Central, where the water is grand and the bathing suited chorines provide heaps of atmosphere ... to the Four Julius' . . . where the concoctions are practically taupe, or Is It mauve. . . . and with this Department's Mother to Douglaslon, to bid a set of Grandparents so long, In the event that the poison gas should prove too many ior us at K. C. . . . to pick gobs of home grown flowers . . . and to ruminate in a cool, squeaky garden swing, which leaves slat marks on your spine, after a twenty-minute session . . . and so home and T. B. SATURDAY: To board the Convention Delegates' Special, and to depart for liic grand and glorious West, where Oil has been nbundant, and Banana oil soon will be. "TINDAY: To observe that everybodj Convention-bound talks e.t onr- . . and to noto that the mist miserable bird aboard was a littb guy in the corner who hrd a sore throat . , ,- to hear heaps of slg-t Former College Professor Becomes High Executive of 0 ' Brooklyn Department Store To rise to full professorship In a university and then to start a career In business and rise to one of the highest executive positions In the gift of a big department store falls to the lot of few men. But Axel L. Elmqulst has done Just thai, although still on the sunny side or DO years. Mr. Elmqulst, who has been buyei for the shoe department of Frederick Loeser & Co. for 15 months, was selected to assume the duties of a newly, created position, that of division merchandise manager for IB home furnishing departments. He assumed Ills new honors on Friday morning. He was selected largely because of his predilection for research, which had been developed In his college work and which he had applied to the Intensive study of merchandising principles. Looks Part of College Professor. Mr. Elmqulst looks the part of both a college professor and a successful business man, with the business element perhaps a bit in the ascendancy. He has gray hair that has not yet begun to thin, worn parted in the middle. His gray eyo3 look at his visitor directly and kindly. He wore a brown suit and harmoniously toned striped tic. He was immaculately groomed lrom top to toe. As he was Interrupted by various business calls his smile was ready for all comers, and quick, sure decisions were given to questions. His Phi Beta Kappa key testified to his scholastic honors. The college professor did not show until the conversation drifted to the reasons for his changing from educational fields, In which he had risen so high, to business, in which he started at the very bottom. In 1919 he decided to leave the educational work and take up business. He became a salesman for a shoe company in Chicago, giving up his professorship tn Northeastern University, also in Chicago, where he had been a member of the faculty for 13 years. Why He Chose Shoe Business. "Why did you choose the shoe business?" we asked. A quick smile flitted over Mr. Elm-quist's face as he said, "Well, I'll teil you. That was largely a matter of accident. A professor friend had a brother in the shoe business. One day he said to me, 'You have a practical turn or mind. Why don't you go into business?' I had not told him that I had already decided to do that, so I said, 'If your brother will give me a Job in his business' I'll take It." "I believe I would have been just as successful in some other line, for I believe that it is not having a J'alr for any one kind of business, but SLIM FIGURE CRAZE MENACE TO HEALTH, HUNTER DEAN SAYS Urges Girl Students to Shun Subways, Cigarettes, Late Hours to Improve Grades. By HOWARD C. BALDWIN. Brain fag, from burning the candle at both ends and the eternal feministic desire to retain schoolgirl figures, cause nine-tenths of the failures among college girls, accord-in? to Dean Adele Blldersee of Hunter College, Brooklyn Branch. Modem girls are not so up to date as it would appear on the surface, maintains Dean Blldersee. "Stilted" feet feet shod with tapering heels that fail to properly support them and subways go together, though the former can be avoided by walking, declared the speaker in an interview. "I hope the fashion for slim bodies will soon change," said the Dean, "so that mothers can again prevail upon their girls to eat nourishing food, cereals, vegetables and milk." Recently a student collapsed in her classroom and a physician diagnosed her case as "malnutrition," precipitated by her resolve to remain slender. Advises Against Smoking. Health is the first requisite for a successful college career, contends Dean Blldersee, and the girl who comes to college with that asset must preserve and conserve it. She must arrange ner work and piay so tnat she gets her proper sleep. Eight to nine hours sleep in every 24, with two hours preferably before midnight, is her prescription. The week-end is the time for social diver siondancing, theaters. Although she does not exactly oppose smoking, Dean Bildersee believes that as lor.-! as physicians vary as to whether this indulgence is injurious to feminine constitutions, the girls should avoid It. A subject of the Dean's criticism is the style of dress of young girls. Miss Blldesee and her hygiene teachers feel that the girls do not wear enough clothes to protect them In cold weather, and consequently catch colds and must remain at home. Brooklyn and L I. Girls Graduate From Elmira , (Special to The Eagle.) Elmira, June 11 Six Brooklyn and Long Island g!r!s were among the 120 who received diplomas at the commencement exercises of Elmira College today. Their names follow: The Misses Emily G. Brundage, 3402 Clarendon rd.; Mildred A. Peter-man. 630 E. 32d St.; Elizabeth B. Campbell, Southampton, L. I.: Mar-jorle Jacobs, 14 Weeks ave., Hempstead, L. I.; Rebecca E. Wiegand, 9925 211th pi., Queens Village, L. I.; Kath-erine A. Wright, 132 Irving pi., Wood-mere, L. I. Two Brooklyn Students Get Polytechnic Degrees (Special to The" Eagle.) Troy, N. Y., June 11 Degrees in engineering or science were conferred today on two Brooklyn and two Long Island students, at the 104th annual commencement of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, held In the new Amos Eaton Hall and Library here. They were Henry N. Padowltz and Lloyd C. Read and Clifford A. Anderson, Lynbrook, L. I., and Henry J. Hagcns, Forest Hills, L. I. nlflcant conversation, such as . . . "I pass," . . . "Got a corkscrew, Charlie?" , . . "Whoso blue chip Is this" . . . and "Wanta Eat? ' . . . and to spend no end of time listening to tho ones about the traveling salesman . . . thus twid dling our fingers for the remainder or tm dry , . and thoso are those I rather a knowledge of fundamental principles that help a man most." Mr. Elmqulst has a very definite theory about college men and business. "I had no business experience of any kind in my early davs," he laid. "If a man applies himself conscientiously he can succeed in almost any line if given the proper training. In modern business one of the outstanding things today Is the loundation ( t careful training. Man of scholarly trailing are going to play a large part in the business world of the future. Habits of work, habits of analysis and careful thinking, and the personality tnat can be developed tn educational work are the essentials for a business loundation." Reason for Leaving Educational Field. Mr. Elmqulst said that one of the reasons for his leaving the educational field was to be closer to the work of the world. "The change was primarily due to a feeling, for greater practical usefulness," he said. "Scholastic work demands training and the same training would be equally sure of success in the business world. Given common sense and personality any Job can be solved by concentration of effort. There is a bigger field in business. I felt outside of the world. College life is a beautiful world, but it makes one feel like a hermit. Pro- fpssnra VmM rhA rpenAt nf nrnrlri at large, but they are held aloof as oi a amereni spnere not necessarily directly connected with the world of bllsinpGS Farlv tralnitin in n imivpr. j in n I. . . . sity is fundamental in training for uie, out equally valuable training may be gained in business." Disclaims Intention of Idealism. Mr. Elmqulst disclaimed all inten- Mnn nf haino an irianll.. ln Uoainaaa v- .uvauav UI umj'- in so far as having any expectation B1 1. V.A H..U11- -i I In U CUULUllUg MIC 1JUUUC Bt IHlgC lil lousiness ethics, but he said: "In business we can educate and train peo- rlp In m,r o,lahliehmn 4,.P as pf fectively as In college. We are not in Dusiness primarily to train or eau-cate people, but It goes with the job oi an executive. A business man Is never working alone. His influence 13 Just as important and exerted Just as surely upon those brought under his jurisdiction as the professor in college." The conversation shifted to the j: resent relations of the public to professors and educators as a class. Mr. Elmqulst believes that the g?n be tween tne ecrucaiors and tne pumic is growing less.. "What seems to many of i us use a lessening oi respect ior eau-cators by the younger generation," he said. DR. LATHROP .GIVES BACCALAUREATE TO POLY GRADUSATES Deplores That Public Too Often Selects Politician to Be Nation's "Leading Man." The greatest need of the Nation and State today is the induction into the public service of trained engineers and scientists, in the opinion of the Rev. Dr. John Howland Lathrop, pastor of the Unitarian Church of the Saviour, Pierrcpont st. and Monroe pi., who delivered the baccalaureate sermon to the 1928 class of the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute yesterday morning in the Heights church. The faculty and students of the boro engineering school, led by Dr. Parke Rexford Kolbe, the president, occupied the main body of the church. After enumerating the qualifications which combine to make the trained engineer and scientist, Dr. Lathrop made a pressing reference to the fact that "we are on the verge of choosing a leading man for the highest office in the greatest country on earth." He deplored that the public too often selects politicians Instead of professional men ior important offices. Although Dr. Lathrop did not mention any of the Presidential candidates by name, many in the large congregation gained the Impression that he was stressing the qualifications which are possessed in the highest degree by no other Presidential aspirant than Secretary of Commerce Hoover. , Age of Experimentation. Today, he said, the greatest contribution any man- can make to his country is through his job. The controlling motive of the professions Is service to the community and not the motive of the commercial world, which is profit, he said. There was never an age like the present for experimentation in every field and ne added tnat tne potency 01 tne present lies in the Dersonalitles of those who possess It. 1 he speaker briefly discussed the home and said that "marriage Is a sacrament just so long as the sacramental element, love, Is there." He reierred to the question asked by the minister at the beginning of the nuptial ceremony, "Who grves this sirir iso one can. give a girl in marriage, the minister insisted, ex cept the girl herself. Dr. Lathrop conunuea: "We have built a city which adults cannot struggle through and where children play in dirty gutters. There Is an urgent need of men of your education engineers and scientists in a program of city planning. Then, too, we are on the verge of choosing a leading man for the highest office in the greatest country on earth." Dr. Lathrop concluded that "religious traditions have a very tenuous hold on the world today." The people of this generation, however, have strong spiritual ideals, he declared. BUGLE CALLS SAILORS TO NAVY. NIGHT SERVICE With the' naval bugle call to worship, the Hanson Hace Baptist Church, at S. oPrtland ave., held its Navy Night Servicss last night with the Rev. S. W. Salisbury, chaplain of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In the pulpit a"hd many sailors among the connregatlon of 300. "The Navy believes In Ond, manifesting His powers so strongly at seS, and rccotfhizes religion as a. mighty force," the Rev. Mr. Salisbury said. "We have learned In a more striking way since the war, the value of human life; we can get ships, wealth and cannon easily enough but, for the protection of lives of men, God forbid that there should be another war." AHhtiF millntro IT,.. nnniuMttA the song service, with Arthur F. iViiicn-'acUnj.rs crnlst ml choirmaster. Ilnw f'ant. Sorrrll. M. C took a hotel porter's job to support his only son, and how he rose to be part owner in a chain of English Inns, is the p'.ut of "Sorrell and Son," Warwick Deep- ng's great novel, now running in ine Eagle. WF.STAI'RANTS MANHATTAN Board rJ th boat abocs Th I irt to din and danca I bonaath tht stars 1 Bow Marine Roof I Hotel Bottart, Brooklyn Htigbti AMUSEMENTS MANHATTAN WINTER GARDEN .V0..," GBEATEST Or ALL KEVT'S Greenwich Village t olliei MflDnSm Tb..MthW.oi B'wy. Its. S SC MUKUdbv Mtin..s wtd. a.. tit 5th Month oreawst Thriller Evtr otsgtai SILENT HOUSE PLAYHOUSE 48 1 o' B wiy. . 8:S0 r.UlI.nUUaEH , wA .nd Bat. 9 10 MR CowL in THE ROAD TO ROME pnHHrQT Ths, SI, W. tf B'f. It. Sill Mts. Wfrt. B.t. 2:30 LEW CANTO! rrusnll The SKULL TtTTOTT 45tn Bt ' B'wuy. BVs. 8!3o "MVU Matinees Wed. tnd S. t 3:30 SKIDDING 3. TAI'GH-PRODt'CINO PIAT." Mirror The Nrwl 'HERE'S HOWE! Musical Hit WITH A CAST OF CELEBRITIES BROADHURST 441h w' 01 ' Matinees Wedand Bat. ATVTN 2i Bt- of Bway.-Es. 8:30 Matlneea WED. and SAT. at 2:30 FRED Ann v. A ST A TP TP VICTOR MOORE ir FUNNY FACE I 2 M II''-1AM FOX I I arrcEasrs I FAZIL Willi CHARLES I GRETA FARRELL NISSEN HOWARD HAWKS Production RATT.TY THEATRE, B'WAV & 48 ST. uniliil TWICE DAILYi 3:30-8:30 JANET I (HARIM ' OAYNOR FAKKELL In FBANK BORZAGE'H "STREET ANGEL" fJTflTl'P" THEATRE, B'way. 40th UHUB'" DAILY, 3:30-8:30 St. RAMON NOVAEEO In "A, CERTAIN TOI NO MAN-ON THE fiTAOE: WAI.T ROESNER'S "YACHT PARTY," a Borl Pelrofl Production: "THE CAPITOMANN" and a Cant ot Celebrated State Lumlnartri. "THE CZAR. I, .1 CI'.'U.'T . 4 - . . . , I CAPITOL m8.? bt! " MADISON HO.. GARDEN 4U..W St. 8 Ave. Pa A MP17 International 1J A HI Enduranre Danclni T ijL Cbamplontblp. Tl 17 I? R V WoHd'a Champion LJ HilLi I Marianne Jacque. OP THE CENT1RY Hon. A. J. "Boaile" Glltli, .Vf.ut H'ltuft On Mayor of Newburyporl, Prlcea: Ale to S2.00 Mailer of Ceremonlee. ROXY 1 Dlr.Roxj E 7 AT 50 St WILLIAM FOX PraaentB CHICKEN KING Silhouette. Valit Chopin "Marrh of tho Hpoobi," "Spaniih Rerue," The Ureat Roar Symphony Orrheitra and Brilliant Arllata. ofd St. Petersburg HAMMEESTEIN'STh;.o.r.y853d8l. Twice Daily 2:40-8:40, Prlcea: Mats.tAU Seats 50c. to tl. Evenings 50c. to 1. 50 Reserved mVool cbitebion B'way at 44th St. TWICK DAILY 3:30-8:30 A Paramount Picture m INCS "Yl MISS i DILLIE BURKE In "THE HAPPY HUSBAND" A. C. Matthews, Irene Browne, Laurence tirossmlth. VHTPTTIE Th"-. B'way & 40th St. Evi. 8:45 lumixaa Msllnwj Wfd nd SaU J;45 CARL LAEMMLE Preienta IS "THE MAN WHO LAUGHS" with CONRAD VEIDT, MARY P1III.BIN ln , Dally a:30-8:3 IReeerved IDLES SQ. THM- iTwice Dally 3:45-8:45 11JiXj W.44st. All Seats Reserved Mats. 50c to l.oo. Eves. 60c. to c 1.50 DAWN THE FILM TRIUMPH nit. SYBIL TH0RND1KE t EDITH CAVELL FEATURE FILMS BAY RIDGE SECTION TOMORROW FortwaT, t Ham Pky-88 St. Flylnt Romeos; also Why Sailors Co Wronr. Same Park, 5th Av. at 44th Bt Irene Rleh, The Sliver Slave: alao Vaudeville BEDFORD SECTION Apollo. Pulton At Throop Oreta fiarho and John C.llberl. love ton ChaneT r lAMIoue. malt, et FUllon. tne m Empress, Empire Blvd Love Me and World la Mlnet B'way Daddies R. Barthelmea . Foa Savoy. 1815Betlford AT.. .Victor MrLarJen, Hanaman'e House; also Vaudeville Resent, Fulton & Bedford.. The Escape; also Four Fooled Ranger John Gilbert ' BENSONHt'RST AND MAPLETON SECTION flollvwood.TKSNewrjtTerht.The Little Snob; alao Thrill Seekers ....'Norma 8hero Marhoro. Bay Pky.-loth Bt..Emll Jannlnis, The Hypocrite Sally O'Nell Walker, 84th St.-18th At.. . .Geore Bancroft, The Showdown; alao Vaudeville BORO HALL AND DOWNTOWN SECTION Albee. Albee Sotiare Sne Carol, Walklnr Back; also Vaudeville ' V Roro Hall. Court & state Rt..BIIIIe Dove, The Henrt of a Follies Old Eleanor BnaMmaax Crystal. 327 Washlnton St.. The Rl, City; ,!. Death Slsn.l. ...... .Blllle Dove Cumberland, 327 Cumb'd ... .Lowell Sherman. The It;,; Hour.. .... Wen Mavnaea Duffleld, 249 Duffleld 8t...yPy of the North: also Wife's Relations . .Same nmh'nm. 678 Pulton St Leatrlce Joy, The Blue Danube; ! Vaudeville Oiford. State Bt.-Plat. 7.. .Fashion Madnris: also The Law or Fear. . . .Estelle Tavlaa Tlrell. Myrtle il Fulton, John Harron, Their Hour; alaa Vaudeville . BORO PARK SECTION - ' . ' Universal, New Utrecht-4Sth Lya I)e Putll, Buck Privates; also Vaudeville BfJSHWICK SECTION Colonial, B'way Chauncey. Viola Dana. That Certain Thlnj Same CONEY ISLAND SECTION Tlljou. Opp. Steeplechase. . .Leatrlce Joy, The Blue Danube; alao Vaudeville . FLATBUSH SECTION Albemarle, Flat, ft Albmlf.. .Eleanor Boardman. The Crowd". RJm. Century. Nostrand At Pkslde.fleone Bancrolt, The Showdown. Madoo n.li.. Crescent, 2H Church At.. (Ilorla Swanson. Sadie Thompson." " Monte Kh. ' Farrasot, Flat. At Rojere... .Milton Kills, Hurnlnr Dayllsht Harold ita. Flatbush, Church Flat Lealrlre Joy, The Bine Danube; alao Vaudeville Klnittway, Kings Hy-C.I.Av..I.ja De Putll. Ruck Privates; alao Vaudeville ' i .' Leader, Newklrk-O. I. Ave. . .Lon I haney, The Bl City 8m. Linden. 815 Flatbush At. ...Love llllniry; also The Wizard Sama Marine, Flat. A-Klng Hy. Eleanor lloardman, Mavf&lr. C. I.' Av.-Av. , O. ii.onri nosworth, Mldwood. AV. J E. lath St. .Clenn Tryon. Hot Nemklrk, E. lCth.-Newklrk. Yon Can't Rest the Law; else Flylni KomeoaNurma shearer p.rkslde. 728 Flatbush AT. Ion Cheney, The Bl City Bme onw' Rlalto. 1085 Flatbush AT. . "rT and llatten, Partners In Crime Bam JAMAICA SECTION roi Jamaica, 155-16Jamalc Mjrna I.oy, The Crimson City; also Vaudeville PARK SLOPE SECTION Atlantle, Flatbush at Dean.. .Noah Beerv, Hell ship Brknson Bam Bunny. 314 Flalbush At.... Alter the storm: also So This la Love Same ( arllon, Flatbush-7th At... .James Murray, The Crowd Same) National, Wa5h. ft Prospect-Thanks for Rutty Ride: A Women' Way . . . .Rama Prospect, 0th St. -5th Av Leatrlce Joy, The Bine Danube; alas) Vaudeville Sanders. Pros. Pk, W.-14 ht. Eleanor Boardman. The Crowd i Bam ' Terminal. 4th Av.-Dean Bt. .Sally, O'Nell. The Mad Hour 8am ' RIOCr.WOOD SECTION FerRldrewnod.Mvrtle-Cyn Belly Compaon. The Masked Anfelt also Vaudeville Madison, Myrtle ft Wvrkoff l.'atrlee Joy, The Blue Danube; alao Vaudeville Parthenon, eU'J Wyckolf Eleanor Hoardman, ROCKAWAY Tark, 150 Beach llfith Bt. . ,AI Jolaon. The Jan "Inter Wii.'.i.'-t-r.rT!'! fx---:t i-nM.'----H,.T..p'....w.ftv rmp,.H, AMUSEMENTS MANHATTAN. TTHFHTY Wr"' 42 81. Dir A L. Erlsngrr LlObm 1 Kvi , 45 M,t, wed. 8t. i 30 MIDNliK SHOW Tllll'-I'AY & BLACK BIRDS now SAM H. HARMS ;S:i2BS THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGAN With Anna llirdlni tnd B Ilherrjrmsn LITTLE BEG, TOMORROW, MARRIED and HOW! A MODERN COMKnV trnnTTf! tiika,, 420 ei., west of B wr XAUliLV Mutln, WED ,d sat. 1:39 The CYCLONE LOVER AMUSEMENTS BROOKLYN. C0RINNE GRIFFITH in "THE GARDEN OF EDEN" VAIinnvll.I.K Karl Dane GeorgeArthur PflMD &MACE IN gum THj , CircusRookies IW1LLARD (A Mflro-Ooldwyn-liyer Picture) GATES VAUDEVILLE Mr B ' w J' Karl Dane, (iec K. Arthur in "CIRCUS ROOKIES" HENRY FINK. Othen UAKRV II1LMAR S gevue With Ct of 2.1 Karl Dine, in. K. Arthur In "CIHI'I't ROOKIES" vtvi VKV latxooM 'MMtm HILLSIDE MELDA "DON'T MARRY," with I.oU Monn, Nell Hamilton FRANK SILVER'S ORCH, Otheri ALPiKE "LADIES' NIGHT IN A TURKISH BATH" "MARRY THE C.1RI." MANOR mmI n-C.It K:r Vidor'. "THE CROWD" WITH Eleanor Boardmaa It Jamei Murray Kameo Roof Now Open DIJOU MADGE BALLAMY tn "THi PLAY GIRL" "Beyond London'a Llthta". mow "DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS AS THEGAUCHO A lolled Artiste' Picture IDRoADWAYI 'LAIIIES' MC1HT IN' A TURKISH BATH" With Mackalll Mulhall Mll I Arthur ft Morto JI'I.IFT I HAVEL rTvi e FREDA PALACE; Other "WALKING BACK" RAQUEL MELLER In "CARMKV" . and LOWELL 8HERMA iii iuv rxrikripi i)nu" P SEE AND HEAR TENDERLOIN With Dolores Costellk and CONRAD NACLE Vitaphone Rynchronlia-tlon. Mate Revue Bans LUNA re heart oi fo.vKY isr.Aurt UATTI.K of niATKAU-THIKUJlT MILE SKY "HASEIl "IIIHI, inl nnarlni PARK i.LNA'S Great SWIMMING POOb ' "Wata.Wed.ASat. New Pulaatlnr Comedy-Drama GOLD and DUST DISTINGUISHED CAST iHJEH JACK NORWORTH A DOROTHY ADELPHI SYLVIA CLARK. PILCER-DODGLAS REVtl WILLIE WEST d McCINTYj Others St. George I I Clark St. sta. I. B. T. Court St. Sta. B. M. T. PLAYHOUSE I Mala 17M TODAY, JUNE U "TARTtiKFE" Emlf Jannlnri "SLIDE, KELLY. SLIDE" William nalnrt - EEPUCI1ASE coney ISUMD THE FUNNY PLACE SHOWING TODAY elAO I oe mia west Rhnw . . . V rolnla v. ill f 1 he Crowd Marlon Davlea nuer tne Morm.,.., Marlon Device ' Heela t... r. "... The Crowd..,., Bam BEACI1 SECTION T M--".. -V -I- V-r-'tle r ailaWnL Horn 4

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