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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (May 23, 1915)
PAVLOWA IS HIGHEST
DANSEUSE OF RUSSIA
Title Conferred by Royal Decree Distinguishes Star Who Will Appear in
Portland at Baker Next Month.
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RUSSIAN dancers have titles like
the nobility and ranks denoting
their relative standing- and effi
ciency much the same as officers in
the army or navy. On entering the
Imperial Mariensky Institute of Petro
grad. where dancing is the "major"
study, the girl students are called no
vitiates. When they enter the royal
ballet they are called coryphees, or
members of the corps de ballet. As
they progress and assume more Im
portant roles in the pantomime ballets
they become sujets, which on the
American stage would be equal to
playing second parts. Next they attain
the title of first sujet, which, is about
the same as the leading woman on our
stage. When they become feature
dancers or stars they are termed pre
The highest designation for a
danseuse. and one which is conferred
ART CLASS TO FROLIC
Annual Entertainment Is to Be
MISS GILBERT IS MANAGER
'Artistic Vaudeville" to lie Given at
Museum in Kour Numbers; Miss
Florence Holmes Chairman
of Scenery Committee.
The annual entertainment . of the
school of the Portland Art Association
next Saturday night will take the form
of "artistic vaudeville." The entertain
ment which will be given at the Art
Museum. Fifth and Taylor streets, will
be divided into four numbers: First,
the archaic. Egyptian wall painting to
be depicted in "The Arts Making Offer
ing to a Goddess."
The cast is:
dodders. Hazel plympton; scribe, Henry F.
Wenlz; lotus-bearer, Mrs. Charles Edwin
Soars; sculptor, Clarence Thompson; incense
bearer. Mildred Klineensinllh ; musician.
Number 11 Classic, Decorations From a
Creek Vase "The Judgment ot Paris";
"The Sacrifice of Iohlgenla" ! "Ulysses and
Circe": "Ulysses aud Penelope." lance
"Nuusleeu iind Her Maidens"; Ruth Kisken,
Julie Murphy, Shnnnu Cummins, torothy
Clllert, Koswell Dosch.
Hart III. romantic, fairy tale pantomime,
"Cinderella" Sceno I: Cinderella's house.
The sisters ro to the ball, leaving Cinderella
behind. The fairy godmother's visit. Scene
11: The i'1'inee's ball. Cinderella appears at
the ball and is the center of admiration,
but Is forced to leave early. Scene HI: Cin
derella's house. Cinderella 1a found to be
the wearer of the slipper. Cinderella, lem
hy Smith: first sister. Klorenc Holmes;
fecund sister. Kllzalieth Haseltlne; prince,
Oscar Macpherson; fairy godmother. Mign
on Klloti guests. Klslo Walker. Edgar Laza
rus, l.awrence Barnes.
Part IV. modern tendencies, moving and
stationary pictures, morning in an art shop
Scene: lirivate display room in art shop.
The ..dealer's lhaid and assistant are dis
covered preparing the display room for a
vl.it from an art collector and his family.
The dealer enters, followed by the visitors.
portraits are displayed, provoking various
emotions. A Matisse creates excitement and
Is purchased. A Van Cosh produces acute
rsa". and a Cubist painting is almost dis
astrous. The dealer, in despair, telephones
for the artist, who enters and, by his com
pelling Inlluence. effects a sale.
Assistant. Kichnrd Hansom: maid. Mar
Bry Hoffman ; dealer. Paul Trulllnger; pat
.ron. Lawrence Barnes; patron's wife. Lesley
mlth: first daughter. Hhanna Cumming:
second daughter. Dorothy Ullbert; artist,
Henry K. Wents.
Portraits tlren.c. Dorothy Dolph; Wat
teau. tlertrude Wharton: Renoir, Agnes Nix
on: Manet, Marjorle Noble: Matisse, Florence
Holmes; Van Gosh, F. W. Walsh ; Cubist,
The general manager of the enter
tainment Is Miss Dorothy tiilbert. The
manager of the Kgyptian number. Miss
Klizabeth Maseltine: of the classic. Miss
Shanna Cumming; of the romantic. Miss
tlilnort; of the modern. Miss Margery
Hoffman. Committee chairmen include:
Scenery. Miss Florence Holmes: cos
tumes. Miss Ruth Fisken: properties.
Miss Hazel TMympton: lighting, Frank
Stern; music, Mrs. Ralph Miller. The
tickets arc to be obtained at the mu
ROBERT S. SMITH AT REST
P.ody Cremated and Allies Arc to Be
Sent to Scotland.
Funeral services of the late Robert S.
Smith, who died ut St. Vincent's Hos
pital last week, were held at Dunning
& McKtitee's chapel. The body was
crcr.ni.ted at the Portland Crematorium,
PATLOWAa n H II H - I S S J . - Li U H i i
only by royal decree, is prima ballarlna
assoluta, which is Italian for first
dancer absolute, or above all. This
rank; is achieved by not more than two
or throe dancers in a generation. Mile.
Anna Pavlowa, who, with her company
and symphony orchestra, will appear
here at the Baker Theater Monday anfl
Tuesday, June 7 and 8, is the only liv
ing danseuse who has the title of
prima ballerina assoluta. It allows her
many privileges at court functions and
other affairs not enjoyed by other
Male dancers of the imperial Rus
sian ballet also have the special desig
nations, such s danseur, or dancer:
danseur de caractre, or character
dancer; danseur . classique, or classic
dancer, and finally premier danseur
classique, or first classical dancer.
Where the men are dance actors and
pantomimes rather than dancers pri
marily, the title of mime is bestowed.
and it Is planned to send the ashes to
Mr. Smith's native land, Scotland, for
interment. A short service was held.
The pallbearers were Robert Bell, Chief
Kngineer Welton, of the steamer Hazel
Dollar, from Manila: Frank Elling, J.
C. Stuart and H. I Murton.
Mr. Smith was born 73 years ago. He
was a marine engineer many years. He
came to Portland in 1880 and engaged
in the mill business near Pleasant
Home with Andrew McKinnon, who
died shortly afterward. He later went
to sea and sailed to Manila during
the Spanish-American War. He retired
from active service 10 years ago.
GERMAN STUDENTS SCORE
Lincoln High School Entertainment
Is Decided Success.
Clever work was displayed by the
Lincoln High School German students
when they presented their annual en
tertainment Friday night in the audi
torium of the school. The affair was
arranged and directed by Frau L. Alt
man, and was played with vim and
success before an audience of more
John H. Dickson began the evenins
with an interesting address and was
followed by "Die Lorelei," sung by the
Misses Moore, Pfaender, Carr and Fox.
Schiller's "Wilhelm Tell," was clever
ly interpreted. Herman Gessler was
well played by Uri Fox, who made a
villainous, tj-rant.. . Ralph Strong was
Rudolf der Harras, and Bert Bernard
portrayed Ulrlch von Jtudenz. Miss
Mary Holmes as Bertha von Brunbeck
was winsome in her striking black
costume. Robert Rogers was the
dauntless Wilhelm Tell and Edgar
Wertheimer the son Walter. David
McCord took the part of Walter Furst.
The soldiers were Layman Patton and
Ira Berkey. Alice Green, accompanied
by Miss N. Phelps, sang "Elue
Schweizerein." "Heidenroslein" and
"Das Vellchen" were sung by Miss
Carolyn Simon. A sort of vaudeville
MKMRKR TJP SORORITY, HOOD
RIVER GIRL, TiKES HON
ORS AT STATU IMVER.
MIns Kv Brock.
HOOD RIVER. Or.. May 22.
(Special.) Miss. Eva Brock,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. C.
Brock, who was elected secre
tary of the student body of the
University of Oregon last week,
is a graduate of the Hood River
Hih School. After finishing her
course here she passed a year at
Whitman College, where she took
special work in music. Miss
Brock, who is majoring in Eng
lish at the University of Oregon,
will be a senior next year. She
Is a member ot the Gamma Phi
Beta sorority. ,
THE SUNDAY OREG ONI AX, PORTLAND,
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stunt, "Scherz und Spass," was exe
cuted by Paul Hirsch, Sylvia Weinstein,
Arthur Reinhart. Polly Silver, Jean
Gelsler, Alfred Ding and Aline Wolff.
An artistic duet. "Wanderers Nacht
lrl " was suntr bv the Misses Fleming
and Green. "Rotkappchen" (Red Riding
Hood), was presented by Hazel cnris
tensen as Die Grossmutter, Louise
Goodwin as Die Mutter. Elsie Sommer
as Rotkappchen and Emil Kratt as
Der Wolf. A chorus of the Misses
Fleming, Green, Fox, Pfaender and the
Messrs. Smith, Hollingsworth, Ball,
Spearow, Hirsch, Fox and Kratt sang,
"lm Wald und auf der Heide" behind
the scenes, between the two acts. Miss
Gertrude Moore contributed two ex
cellent solos. The "Marguerite Waltz,"
from Faust, danced by the Misses Ober
dorfer, Simon, Cundy, Simon, Glickman,
Wilderman. Leick, Pettinger, Tigard,
with Miss Margaret Moore playing the
accompaniment, closed the affair. Miss
Alta Armstrong was stage director.
The value of all the told produced In
the United. States from 17W to January '1,
lt14, is estimated by the United States
seoloch-al survey at $3.540. TOO. 400 ; the value
of siUcr at Jt.TOP.ili.OOO.
A Twelve-Cylinder Car
which, by a rapidity of pick-up, a range of high
gear activity, an ease of hill-climbing, a sureness
of sustained speed and a nicety of control never
before combined in any motor car, recasts
every motor car standard and antiquates
all previous ideas of motorcar sufficiency.
COURT CHANGE IS IDE
JlDt.K CXEKTON TAKKS JIVEMLK
BI RDRV FROM J L UGE OATEN S.
Twelve Officers liegla Duties Under
Sen Regime but Temporarily Are
Directed by Old OfflclnU.
The transfer of the Juvenile Court
regime from the shoulders of Judge
Gatens to those of Judge Cleeton was
effected yesterday morning without
causing a ripple on the smooth surface
of events In that department. Judge
Cleeton took his oath of office from
Eugene Willis, clerk of the court, and
then in turn administered the oath to
Twelve officers took up their duties
under the new regime. Judge Cleeton
appeared in the Juvenile Court depart
tiicnt and told his deputies to continue
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doing as they had done before. Th
new officers "were installed and tem
porarily are under the instruction of
the old officials.
The three probation officers. Peter
Mcintosh. Thomas !;. Fisher and W. J.
Jefferies. were sworn in and will hold
office until June 1. They were of
ficers of the court under Judge Gatens.
Harry Bulger will become chief pro
bation officer; H. Maltimore Dukes,
first assistant; James F. Cassidy, ' sec
ond assistant; Eugene Willis, chief
clerk; Miss Marie E. Chambers, widows'
pension department; Jessie Versteeg,
assistant chief clerk; Miss Emma L.
Butler, probation officer for girls; Mrs.
A. E. Cosgriff, deputy; Mrs. Margaret
Thoroman, head of home-seeking de
partment. The new officers at the Frazer home
are Samuel White, superintendent; Mrs.
Samuel White, matron; .1. M. Brunner,
first assistant officer for boys; Mrs.
,T. M. Brunner. in charge of girls: Miss
Evelyn Poujade, in charge of depen
dent girls. .
Aid Is Sought for ContsnmptiTCs.
Rev. Morris Wolf Fields, secretary of
PACKARD MOTOR CAR COMPANY
the Jewish Relief Consumptive) Asso
ciation of California, is visiting Port
land ir the Interest of the hospital.
The hospital in Los Angeles is built
especially for poor consumptives com
ing daily In Ltom Angeles irom all parts
of the United States to find a cure.
The hospital Is a free institution and
all the expenses are covered by the
collection and membership donations
from all parts of the United States.
ZOO ADDS TO INHABITANTS
Two Gila Monsters and Mexican
Timber Wolves Latest Additions.
Two large gila monsters and two
Mexican timber wolves art the latest
additions to Portland's Zoo at Wash
ington Park. The monsters, frexh from
the deserts of Arizona, are at the Zoo
noiv, and the wolves are on their way
here from Mexico.
Tor monsters were donated by F. C.
Mathews. They are unusually large
specimens of the gila . monster family
The timber wolves have been i-ei urcd
from Mrs. Louise Miller, whose brother
In Mexico caught the two nnimalK.
An Idea of yours mny nd a $400
piano to your home free. See pane 1 1.
pectlon 3. Adv.
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