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THE SUXDAT OREGONIAN, , PORTLAND, JTJXE 23, 1914.
Phone MIn 6 and A 1020
CHAT AND GOSSIP; PLAYS AND PLAYERS
Eleventh and Morrison Stn.
Phones, Main 1 ana At 1123
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BT LEO.XE CASS BAER.
1 ( SSZI Matinee Daily fT
Bt LEONE CASS BAER.
fALESKA SURATT has had another
V row and quit the stage agai
w Which is a habit of Valeska's. But
the row and quitting assume larger
proportions to us this year for the rea
son that they started in our midst and
have seethed and cooked and simmered
beautifully ever since her vaudeville
engagement of several weeks ago.
T'other day in San Francisco it reached
boiling point and now the violently
voluptuous Valeska Is on ber way to
New Tork by way of a. stop over of
day or so in Los Angeles, and the Or
Doeum circuit ii minus one "Black
Crepe and Diamond" act.
To quote hearsay, it seems that
George Baldwin. Valeska's dancin
partner of several seasons in vaudeville
and musical comedy has been at outs
with Miss Suratt for some time. There
Is a little love scene in their act in
which the two clasp each other in their
arms and are supposed to whisper
Saturday the two had a violent quar
rel. Saturday . night, when the time
came in their act to say nice things
to eaoh other, Valeska took occasion
to vent her anger upon her partner.
According to Baldwin, she called him
various uncomplimentary names. When
the audience thought she was telling
Baldwin how much she loved him. it
appears, as Baldwin tells the tale, that
she was upbraiding him in a way that
The result was that Baldwin quit the
act In Oakland last Monday. Valeska
followed suit. John Higgins, the tango
expert accompanying them, announced
that he had sprained his ankle, and
the management took the number off
Dances may cone and dances may go
but names for them go on forever. Tht
newest is the Crane skip. Mr. and Mrs
Douglass Crane originated it and in New
Tork it has Just been put on at the
Jardln de Dance at the New Tork The
ater. Mrs. Crane is assisted by her hue
band who makes more money thusly
than he does at his regular job of
-painting pictures not houees. The
Cranes have been dancing In San Fran
Cisco for .more than a year and the
dances they have introduced in New
Tork have the flavor of old Californlan
and Spanish steps. One of them Is
called "Muchachitos" a one-step set to
Chinese music, and another called
"Danza" calls for only six feet square
of floor space. Mrs. Crane starred for
one week In Louis Closser Hales' play
"Her Soul and Her Body" which Fred
Belasco put on in San Francisco. Then
it went on the road and didn't make
enough money to Keep ner soui ana
her body together.
Adele Blood once took a footbath In
a miblic fountain yells a headline. Well
Adele is being sued for divorce now and
when she is foot loose aha can go
wading again if she likes.
. izetta Jewel has returned to Poll's
stock in Washington, D. C. Louise Kent
la second woman.- About a month ago
Miss Kent, whose real name is Daisey
L. WhiDDle. filed a petition in involun
tarv bankruptcy in the District Court,
listing ber liabilities at $1062.58 and her
assets as nothing, except wearing ap
parel. which, she claims, is exempt. 4
At a rival stock theater of Poles In
Washington, the Columbia, A. H. Van
Buren and his wife, Dorothy Bernard,
are playing leads for Summer stock.
Mrs. Leslie Carter, who has Dean a
year in England, Is on her way now to
Australia to fill an engagement there.
Baker Moore, last season with the
Baker Players, has been promoted or
transformed from a juvenile into
leading man. He la with the Denham
Stock Company at Denver, Colo.
James (dubbed Jimmy) Gleason and
his wife are again at Te Liberty in
Oakland. They have returned from
Chicago, where they closed with the
Kitty Gordon Company in "Pretty Miss
- Edna Goodrich is In London stopping
at the Savoy, after an extended so
journ at Monte Carlo. She Is seeking
an engagement theatrical and says
she has no desire to return to America.
H. W. McCoy, formerly manager of
"Peg Of My Heart" (Peggy O'Neil Co.),
and Charles P. Salisbury, who handled
Walker Whiteside's "Typhoon," 'are
contemplating opening a press bureau
devoted to motion pictures In Los An
areles. Two examples of plays that were
turned down by actors for whom they
were written that later proved suc
cesses In the hands of other players
were brought to light this week. In
each case William Hodge, who comes
Win Ifa Muslo r Pictures, "Go
Waere tie Crowd Go,"
Ittnat M. Banana as Co noprtartorm,
322 Washington Street
Betweest Sixth and Broadway.
Music at 15c
SEVEN BEST SELLERS
. "Bingen on the Rhine"
LATEST BALLAD HIT,
Tke World Is Mine While I Have Ton."
"Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm,"
"Roue of Mountain Trail."
"Light of World Is Love" (two keys).
"Pick Me a Bom."
"Mother of My Beat Girl."
" These Seven Ballads for J 1.00.
Add lc Each for Mailing.
I'ELl.lLOID KEWPIE DOLLS.
to the Heilig Theater tomorrow night
in "The Road to Happiness," figures.
About six years ago a play was sub
mitted to Mr. Hodge by Miss Jean Web-
.ster, entitled "Daddy Long-Legs." Miss
Webster had written the play with Mr.
Hodge in mind for -the chief charac
ter. Hodge read the manuscript and
returned it to Miss Webster with a
note telling her that, although he con
sidered the play contained the ele
ments of a great success, he did not
think the character exactly suited to
him. Miss Webster then made a nov
elization of her play. The novel was
read by Henry Miller, who saw In the
character of the girl, which. In her
novellzatlon, Miss Webster had made
the chief character,, a role that would
fit he thought, the talents of Ruth
Chatterton, who was then playing with ' Perhaps they might have become as
rural fire-laddie In Weber's production
of "Dream City."
Melville Wlnstock met an old school
friend the other day, one he hadn't
seen In years.
"Hello. Mel," said the old school
friend, "ain't seen you in some time.
What are you workin" at now?"
"Moving pictures," replied Wfnstock.
"That so?" I'm in much the same line
"What line is that?"
"Movin' pianos," said the O. S. F.
Eugene and Willie Howard, as they
are known in theatrical circles, were
civen their surname by the first the
atrical manager for whom they workea.
ALL-STAR TRIO APPEARING AT COLUMBIA THEATER.
BAIUTONEl TED ILL MARK, i
OSCAR LEE, TENOR) MATT DENNIS,
him as leading lady In "The Rainbow."
Miller immediately entered into nego
tiations with Miss Webster, through
the publishers of the book, for a dra
matization to be made of the novel.
Miss Webster made an entirely new
play a direct dramatization of the
book, and Mr. Miller produced it. with
Miss Chatterton in the leading role, in
Powers' Theater, Chicago, four months
ago. Three weeks ago the play passed
the century mark, and, in so doing, es
tablished a new record for long runs
in the famous Chicago theater, exceed
ing by several performances the record
made there 13 years ago by "Charley's
David Warfield figures in the second
example. In 1905. Warfield. It appears,
was seized with a desire to break away
from the Teutonic and Hebrew roles
he was playing, and he thought the
best way to do so would be to play a
Hoosier. He suggested to Booth Tark-
lngton that he write a play making tnis
type of American the chief character.
Tarkington and Henry Leon Wilson
went into retirement and emerged with
The Man from Home," only to learn
that Warfield- had chosen "A Grand
Army Man" as the vehicle for his de
parture from Teutonic and Hebrew
Chance sent the play to George C.
Tyler for reading, and that manager,
always a devout believer in the tal
ents of William Hodge, saw in it a
part that exactly fitted Hodge's pecu
liar talents. He sent for Hodge; the
play was Immediately produced, ana
the theatrical annals of American dra
matics are in rubrics where they rec
ord Hodge's six years In the Tarking-
Hodge, at the time, was in the clos
ing stages of a deal with josepn
Weber, to form a partnership, both
professional and business, in the form
of Weber and Hodge, the Idea being
to perpetuate the Weber and, Fields'
school of travesty and extravaganza.
and grew out of Hodge's success as a
BELLE MEAD SWEETS
Chocolates and Bon Bona.
Store Open From H A. M. to 8 P.
Setnrday to 10.
llth and Washington
1 Days, Starting Today
LAURA NELSON HALL
A protest against the drug evil.
Supported by a company of
An uplift picture showing
real life, but nothing of an im
moral, vulgar or repulsive nature.
Thursday Fourth Episode
"The Perils of Pauline"
Starting 12, 1:35, 3:10, 4:45,
6:20, 7255, 9:30
popular under any other name, but this
particular manager didn't think so.
Eugene, who has always been the bus
iness end of the team, applied for the
"What Is your name?" asked the
"Leokowitz Eugene and Willie Leo
kowitz," answered the boy soprano."
"Not In my show It isn't," curtly re
joined the manager. "Tour name with
me will be Howard. I'll make you a
present of the other."
Roshanara, who has created a sensa
tion with her dances over the Orpheum
circuit, has gone over for a visit to
India and to rest in preparation for the
coming season. Roshanara'g father
holds an important government posi
tion in India. They are English folk,
but Roshanara was born in India.
Zoe Barnett announces that she will
not go into vaudeville for the Summer,
as has been reported, but will enjoy a
Summer vacation in Los Angeles, Cal.
Early in the coming season Miss Bar
nett will be seen in "The Debutante,"
the new musical comedy in which Ha
zel Dawn will star. ,
m m m
Olga Nethersole, having finished Tier
vaudeville tour, went abroad on Sat
urday's steamer, but will return In the
Fall. Her famous suit against the
Shuberts and the Liebler Company is
to come up before the Court of Appeals
- , a - a a
Catherine Countiss, who replaced
Eva Lang, victim of appendicitis, as
leading woman of the Denham Players
6 ss tomorrow mi
la a Genuine Sneeeaaer to "Tke Man From Home
THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS
Excellent Cast Splendid Production
Evenings Lover Floor, 10 rows, $2: 12 at $1.50. Balcony, 5 at II, at 7Sc:
10 at 60c Special Price Saturday Matinee (only) Lower Floor, 10 rows,
11.60; 13 at $L Balcony, at 75c, 10 at 60a
- SEATS NOW SELLING CITY MAIL ORDERS NOW
7 DAYS starting SUNDAY, JULY 5
COWTHfUOTJS 13 (NOON) UNTIL 11 P. M.
MOTIOIC PICTURE) ENGAGEMENT EXTRAORDINARY
W. N. SELIG Presents
IS (Noon) to P. M. Lower Floor, 20c; Balcony, 10c
IP, M. Until 11 P. M. Lower Floor 30c; Balcony, 20c.
III lCUVVl - r r
out of the company again and has set
tled cown to me enjoyment ii nor in
Forbes-Robertson will In all proba
bility return his first love the brush
and palette--when he retires from the
"The colors never become quite dry
on the palette of the man who has once
4 hlm..lf with thn hrush. no
C.V 1 ' 1 CDR CTT. .11 UlUbll - . -
matter how absorbing the work set him
by another muse, ne eaia on nis roiuru
to England. "I may paint again, but
if r d it will be onlv as a hobby in my
days of retirement.'
The New York Morning Telegraph
says that tne .finKenon iieitcuve
Agency is loomng tor a man wno nan
been representing himself to be Alex
ander Pantages, the. Western vaudeville
magnate, along Broadway for several
weeks and who has deceived many peo
ple by his impersonation of Mr. Pan
tages. Louis Plncus, general representative
of Mr. Pantages. was surprised to
learn from several people that his em
ployer was in the city, and as he was
certain that not only was Mr. Pan
tages in Seattle, but he had not been
in New York for four years, he start
ed to investigate, with the result he
was convinced that someone was pass
ing himself off as Alexander Pantages.
The Pinkertons were notified and are
now looking for the bogus Mr. Pan
tages, whose conduct will be thorough
ly investigated and. who will prbably
Pordand'a Great Amusement Park
every afternoon and
night: 2:30 and 8:30
rain or shine, in the
See Your Children
in the Parade
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY.
Matt Dennis, Baritone; Ted Ullraark, Basso; Oscar Lee, Tenor.
Offering popular songs and old-time Daiiads.
Psychological drama of marital
forgiveness by American players.
"THE PEACH BRAND"
Her portrait was on a peach
'OUR MUTUAL GIRL"
Margaret tells story of her mys
"THE GAMBLING REUBE"
He was extremely reckless; A
Ten Cents ADMISSION Ten Cents
At The Oaks
Complete Change of
All Performances Free
See All the Big Stars
In Our Programme Today, Monday and Tuesday
A Great Bill
EARLE WILLIAMS and CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG
A Vitagraph Masterpiece
GRACE CUNARD and FRANCIS FORD
llth Installment of This Wonderful Story
- - - " Better Than Ever
"DOLLY PLAYS DETECTIVE"
10th "Dolly of the Dailies" Story
COMING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 FOUR DAYS
Klaw & Erlanger
" Seven Days"
A Sensational Comedy Success which had a record-breaking run of
432 consecutive performances at the Astor Theater, New York
VShttfi O "n jf0 j
Admission to Park 10c
Cars at First and Alder
Launches at Morrison Bridge
PROGRAMME TODAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY
As Advertised, We Will Show
Klaw & JManger's Star Success
In Three Parts
This strenuous comedy drama was shown four
hundred and two consecutive performances in the
Astor Theater, New York.
HIS WIFE. AND HIS WORK
A Strong Two-Reel Vitagraph Drama
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Unequal ed Vauderllla-Broadway nd Alder St,
Week Commencing Monday Matinee, June 2Q
The Big Twin-Feature Bill
Gilbert and Sulllvan'i Immor
tal Mualcal Satire, with met
ropolitan company of 10. Including-
the Broadway Beauty
Mra. Alaiaaaar Paatacaa
Mile. Alia ZandolT
Taa Weaaerfal Naaalaa '
Mlaa Hrlaa Brafar4 at Plaae
The Street Faker
Los Angolas Ad Club Four
Vaudevllla'e Latest Bucce
Mile. Leona Guerney
The Siberian Songbird
Pantagescope Pantages Orchestra
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THE FASCINATING STAGE FAVORITE
"One of Our Girls"
By the Noted Dramatist.
' BRONSON HOWARD
A dramatic presentation of a dahliing American Girl's '"!;" J
triumph abroad. An enthralling story aud picture that riU U
the talk of the town.
Another , food thins about the
rroundhog is that, no matter how h
dislikes tha weather, lie doesn't run
around the country roarina- objec
tions to It.
Our (urn Is that It will not be rr
lun until the 1lt of fatalities beelrs
cornice In from the svisil. n eroun.ls
where Orvllla Wrihfs aaropleae
safrtr device Is being tried auC