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THE OREGON. SUNDAY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 18, 1CC3.
Scene From "The Sign of the Cross," Which Will Bt Seen at the
tititig -Theatre- Next Tuesday - and - Wednesday J Nights, - N-7
'. vembcr 20 and 21. ', ' " i V -
from th original costum plates of th
Lyric, London, production of Tba Sign,
of th Cross. '
Ths- story of Th Blgn of th Croaa"
I wove around th lov of Marcus
Superbus, Roman prefect--Merlv
beautiful Christian maiden. Although
Mareua Superbus haa been commanded
J-t tha-lnhuman- tmpm; Hero to. a4
terminate th Chrlatlana ana to apar
none men, women nor children he au
oeeded In saving her life when It was
In dancer, and whan ah resolved to
uffer a martyr's death rather than re
nounce her f a' th, Marcus, convinced at
laat of th truth of her religion, went
hand In band with her to th horrible
death in th Roman arena. It la such
a grand and sublime climax as thl
that, has brought "The Blgn of the
Croaa" to th wide and full support vf
prteats and clergy wherever played.
. Although . "Th Sign of th Croaa"
ha. a peculiar hold upon church people.
Its dramatlo force, atlriing . climaxes
and sumptuous spectacular representa
tion has even made It a favorite play
with regular theatre-goera. Seat ' sale
open today at 10 a. m.
(Continued from Pag Forty-eight)
Interesting and artistic production Is as
sured. 'Th Sign of the Four" tells of the
efforts of a band of criminal to obtain
possession of a fortune which four men
scoured In India. These men haunt an
English girl and endeavor to kill her In
rder to eecure th fortune. tTh mat
tar is brought to th attention o Bher-
' lock Holme, and with th aaalstano of
hia friend and companion, Dr. Watson,
he accept - the, caae and eventually
. saves the girl and the fortune. Th
action takes place In th rooms of Sher
lock Holmes, In Baker street, and in a
boathcuse on" th Thames river. - Th
horn life of Sherlock Holme 1 shown,
th wonderful aleuth astonishing Dr.
"Watson with his deductions as be alts
smoking his strong pip In his dressing-room.-
The scene In th boathous Is
particularly thrilling and th manner of
Holme disguising himself and escaping
after he has been tied to a keg of
' powder Is thrilling. i
Holmes is assisted by a street waif
who helps to outwit a Scotland Tsrd de
tective named Jones, who takes no stock
ln th Strang powers Pt Sherlock
Holmea On of th character In the
drama is an East Indian, who . treads
like a snake and uses a blow gun, from
which he shoots poisonous darts. This
blow gun ts on of th important fao
tors In th plot snd it is whll trying to
shoot th -detect! v". with a poisoned
-thorn from th gun that th East In
dian kills on of his fallow conspira
There are opportunities for strong
dramatic action in "Th Sign of th
Four" and the are in vivid eontrast
' td th ever cool and collected actions
of Sherlock Holmea Every on who
has read th atones of Dr. Doyle will
-want to see iTtie Blgn of th. Four" at
th yrlo this week. There will b a
dally matinee and on performance
-nightly, escept nest Saturday and Sun
day when there will be three perform
ances. i .
Thl afternoon and evening th Lyrla
stock company will preaent for th laat
time "Forty-nine," th western drams
written by Joaquin Miller, th Oregon
poet. , , "
At the Grand.
' With th matinee tomorrow th Grand
will present a bill of th highest class.
For th new bill th management has
several exceptionally strong features.
but th greatest, from a dramatlo stand
point. Is "Aunt Louisa's Advice." Thli
sketch was originally written by
Blanch Bates snd Georg Arllas, th
English actor. Miss Bates presented it
with Eugen Ormonde at th Grand as
a matinee attraction with "Madam But
terfly" laat year. This time It will bt
anted by Mr. and Mrs. Trueadall. Theae
people have been uslng"Aunt Louisa's
Advice" in all th prominent vaudeville
theatres of th east, and were head.
liners at Hammersteln'a Victoria, which
Is considered by Judge as th aero of
vaudeville houses In this country and
A Dec. 5
Direction ol - -teers-Wyn
&ow TToor aa, 9180.
Balcony ai JO, 9140.
fteUery miaerved Tl.
Oat sff towa orders promptly in
th place where only th best special
ties are presented. Th Truesdalla were
especially engaged by Bulllvan A Con
Sldln for th coast circuit, and they
com direct across the continent to open
at th Grand tomorrow. It Is an act
which can be recommended to every ex
pert theatre-goer In Portland, and the
aet snd th acting are of th vary bast.
Another feature which is of more thsn
ordinary Interest to young and old will
be professor J. W. Clark's dog, monkey
and eat minstrels, said to be one of tb
most amusing and interesting animal
acts in America. This Is th only act
In' which trained monkeys perform
without the necessity of being held by
a chain. Be sure to take the children
to see this act Billy McRoble la I
eomedlan who- also comes with high In
doraements. He sings the latest paro
dies on th latest song hits, and there
la laugh in every line he utter. Mas
ter Harold Hoff. the boy balladlst, will
contribute a new ditty, with colored pic
tures, "There Is No On Else Like Ton."
This song will be whistled all over town
this week. - - a
- "Secret Service" la the name of th
sensational moving pictures which th
Grandiscop will flash. Today th
Grand wilt glv th last performances
of th blight vaudeville entertainment
which haa occupied lia stag during th
past week. The program la long and
filled with clever entertainers.
- . - ).- ' - -
At the Star.
"Polly and I" will be th offering of
th Allen stock company this week
at th Star theatre starting tomorrow
night This Is a comedy, but there is
sufficient plot and excitement to call It
a comedy-drama. It is a new play and
has never before been played in Poi
land. . . . . .
Th plot tells of th lov of a rich
young man for th maid of his mother,
his lov being reciprocated. The girl.
nowever, Dei l eves that her father Is a
tramp, who is continually blackmailing
her for money under th threat of expoa-
i . . . i . . , .
ins inoir reiauonsmp. in reality, th
girl come or good parents and
stolon when a child by th tramp and a
rascally lawyer. Th mistress o th
girl hands her a valuable diamond neck-
lac to take car of whll she goes to a
oaii. 'in maid and her lover have an
appointment, but in th meantime her
supposed tramp father demands $500,
saying h will kill the hero unless th
money is forthcoming. Th maid tells
her sweetheart that sh muat raise th
sum. and he. In Jest, tells her to sell
th diamond necklace. Later h eaye
he will borrow th tnoney and glv her
th 1600. When th young people meet,
the tramp enters and while the lovers
walk on th porch, th tramp attempt
to shoot the young man. Just as he is
on ue point or firing he sees th lew
elry and steals th necklace. Later the
lovers return and when the long of th
Jewels Is discovered each thinks th
other guilty. . This is th nd of th
Anerward th cnaractera move west
ndrotherblg sceneaccurs In.. tuning
a stranded company, who loves th as
sistant of tha villainous lawyer, discov
ers that th tramp stole th necklace
ana mat m neroin Is not his daua-hta.
With these facts in her possession th
ena quirxiy comes and all nd hspptly
xeept for th villain.
r-ony WM D played by Miss Vertia
Felton; the hero will b in th hand of
Henry McRea and th comedr lien.
win d piuyea oy r orreai Be&bury. There
wiu oe matinees Tuesday. Thurariav
BMurday and Sunday and seats are now
selling. Today and this evening "A
Man of Mystery" will hav its conclud
lTht -Siga of the Cross."
A magnificently mounted nraducHnn
of Wilson Barrett's stirring religious
drama, "Th Sign of th Cross." will
be on of the season's greatest attrac
tion at the Helllg theatre next Tuesday
and Wednesday nights. November ia
and JL .
This great play, with Its blendlna- of
deeply religious feeling in th triumph
of Christianity ever psgantam, with
strong historical significance In deplet
ing scenes snd action In th darkest
days of RomS under the tyrant Nero,
haa for years carried th banner of high
Cnrlstlan thought Into all theatrical ter
ritories. It was th first plsy .to bring
th church Into close association with
th stage, and it remains the on the
atrical production which priest and
clergy recommend their people to se.
For soms seasons Mr. Barrett's master
work haa been sumptuously offered In
this country by William Greets famous
London company. . R. G. Craerln In our-
cnaalng the rights of thl play for the
Vnlted States snd Canada had as his
first thought -th maintaining of th
hlh standard Of performance and tra
duction held tn the visits of th English
company, They therefore- secured - a
many a possible or Mr. oreet's London
company to appear In tha roles whloh
they mad famoua in this country, and
engaged also many American actors -tt
renown to complete th cast of 2S im
portant characters. .Th superbly gor
geous scenlo Investiture from th Lyrto
theatre, London, which gav "Th Sign
of th Cross" such, distinction as a
spectacular drama, ha also been pur
chased by Mr. Craerln. and has; been
carefully and artlatlcslly rfpalnted for
this seaaon by that noted artist, Matt
Morgan. - The costume are entirety
new and mad of I ths richest materials i
OBJECTS TO HORSE'S GRAVE
So, Mr. Selden Wants to Buy the Old
- Cemetery Where Ancestors Lie.
Because he found that an old, gray
horse had been burled near his ances
tors In th burying ground In Hadlyme,
Connecticut. Georg B, Selden, th in
ventor of the gasoline engine for suto
mOblleST "Ha "declares. ' Yccor'dlngrta thr
town gossips, that be will buy th whole
eemetery and own and run It htmaelf.
Some time ago Mr. Seldon came to
town la a touring oar and mad in
quiries as to where hi first American
anceators war burled. Somebody di
rected him to th old burying ground
that was abandoned nearly a century
ego,raod after poring - over th old
tombatone h finally waa abl to lo
cals th last resting places of aom of
Many of the monuments war so de
faced and worn by rain and snow that
th Inscription wer ineligible tn whole
or. in part. One of the -oldest inscrip
tions now legible Is "Ellakln Selden,
son of Joseph Selden. died June ,
1718, In y seventh year of his age."
This waa five years before the ceme
tery was laid out
Tha town tradition la that a funeral
procession to th Cov burying ground
waa overtaken by a sudden storm 'and
the mnurnlns- friends Stopping by th
wayside burled their dead. This deter
mined th town committeemen to lay
out tha cemetery.
Th highway leading to th old grave
yard was discontinued in 1827 and th
oemetery was no longer uaed except
for special purposes, Tha story is that
some years ago a townsman ' lost by
death a faithful old gray horse who
had been a family, pet. Wlahlng to
glv th animal a resting place wher
his bones would not b disturbed, h
selected a spot near tha old cemetery,
hnt not strictly within it borders. '
None of the residents objected, but
Mr Selden became highly - indignant
when he learned of thl. H at one
set about buying th cemetery. His
agent has Just secured th right pf way
to th old graveyard and som adjoin-
in nronert which IB neaea to carry
out Mr. Selden's plsns for th dmprov.
nM a th last resting plac of hia
Befor Mr. Selden bad hia ancestors
.uut-hv ha had a. nlctur taken or bira
mmt n an automobile and on of his
.. Arivin a. voke of oxen aa illus
trative ef the oroare mad atnc hia
father In an ox cart drove out of town
to seek hi fortune, -r---r -
(Continued from Pag Forty-Svn.)
Nine sti aid
Ttje Geiug Theatre
W. T. PANOLE. Mgr. f Direction N.W. T. Ass'n. '
C HEILIO.' Prest
TEIESDAY AND FK1DAY MGUTS, NOVEUEER tfniil
- AND SATURDAY UATIXEE, NOVEUSEK 21
The Greatest Drama"tk;Attraction
,' HENRY B. HARRIS
TTTv T1 A . m Tl
;In the Successful Comedy-Drama
Third Year of the Strongest Success on , th
vV. American, Stage
Seat Sale opens : next Tuesday at Box Office,
Ileilig Theatre, 10 a. m. , .
,ja0. L. BAKER. Manager.
Th Ka rowolaa isniseisas rue ta rorUaa-na Mom f th'Ta-."
saoaa Bak gtook Oosapaay.
Third and Kix.ll'A l
All 7eel( Cvsaencla. Uatlnee Today SlM. FiOV. 18
' . Oa ef th Hatsi Sraaaaa Bras WrtMea, '
nno . ti ti
IOXX MC Aurvoxja as "Oyrns aiaakan," the rast Made
. - raanoaa by a. a. WiUarO.
. On of Henry Arthur Jon' greatest . successes (author of "The
Hypocrite," now playing to Immens success In New York. Tba'Maa
uradrs," fjudah" and many others),
- - MJTTXMM OOSOPAJfT STBOVOX.T OAST, ' - ' '
Piegaaad trade th r arson, I SlreetiOB of XCr. SaiapoUa.
- 'PBOZAXi KOVSAT jnaXT. All patrons attending the Baker on
Monday evening hav an opportunity to . win a valuable and handaom
piano now exhibited at Sherman-Clay Muslo Company, Look into this,
It la wall worth wall. ; - .;
o aaOd madew 1 years Of age admitted rresOag prfonaaaaea
aatosa aoooaapanled by parent a.ohaperoae.
Next Week Iloyt's "A Temperance Tovvnw
Events": fourth, "Modern Composers.1
Thr !s a prospect of a very enjoy
able and useful year in club work in
Forest Grove. x .
M RSARTHUR WOOD-JOHNSON,
Forest Grove, Or. President.
: n. t.-n .
The Year's Program
For Mothers' and Teachers Club,
Motherland Teachers' etub, Brooklyn
aohool. S:S0 D. m.
November 1, 10 "Picturea and
Their Influence tn th Horn." Miss
Gray; "Th Evil of Cheap Theatre
December tl "Tuberculosis snd Its
Treatment. Dr. E. A. Pierce.
January 1. HOT "Laws of Oregon
Governing Women and Children," Mra
February IS -"Our Institutions? (19
minut talk): "Boy and Girls' Aid,'
Mr. Gardiner; "Baby Home." Mrs. Bit
ton: "Children's Horn." Mra Mann;
"Crlttenton Home." Mra L. Baldwin;
"City Board of Charities," Mr. Walpole;
"Mom of Good Shepherd."
March II "Welfare Work." Miss
MacCorkle; "Child Labor," Mra Trum-
hnll- 'Battlement. Work. Mra Ben Bell
ing camp. Here Polly, a soubrette wlthl"1"-
April 1 Parents' meeting. T:J0 p. m..
"The City - Beautiful": "Th; Streets,"
Mayor Lane; "Th Parka." Dr. Dav Raf
f'tyi "Th Food Supply,"- Mra 8. A.
May 17 Biographies: Jan Addama,
Booker T. Washington. Tolatol.
June tl Musicals; soolal.
Y. M. 0. A. NIGHT CLASSES
Zadivtdaal Instruction Tees Bednoed
Oae-Xalf for th Bst of TUs Term.
Th night classes of th T. M. C. A.
hav a SO per cent larger attendance
this year than vr befor. In six or
aevea subjects no sdditionai students
ean be taken. Dut inere is btui some
room tn tha majority of th classes.
Th Instruction is largely individual.
specially In th technical, business and
practical subjects. The fees hav been
reduced one-half tor' th,: rst ofth
term and students may enter any night,
but td recelv th greatest benefit
should enter early because the term la
now lust half over. Student may still
enter In an of th following elasses:
Algebra, architectural or mecnanicai
drawing, arithmetic, bookkeeping, car
nantrv chemistry, electricity, grammar,
geometry, mining, ponmanahtp, reading
anu spelling, rnectrnc, enunnana, sur
veying, Spanish, telegraphy, typewrit
lac. vocal music, wood turning.
Call or write I. m. j. a. ror rree
Illustrated catalogue, giving complete
LsYRIC TH E ATRE
PORTLAND'S FOrULAR STOCK HOUSE
Week Beginning November 19Ih
Original Dramatization of Conan Doyle 'a Novel
The Great Sherlock Holmes Melodrama
,in FOUR ACTS
PboM Mala 1 If . 12th and Morrison $U.
, . MILTON W. SEAMAN, Manager. ,
naying Oaly tk aastecm stoad Attraotloaa. '
STnrSAT, W1DIUD1T AMD SATTTBOAT.
All This Week Stsrtlsg Snnday liatlnee. Today. NOV. 18
Tom tl Tears Orowded K oases Xverywhere Xav rroaoaaoed '
"Peck's Bad Boy"
HTssnatlssflj -rrom th Vasaoas Book of Thai sTam by x-Oovera 90.
W. Peck of Wisconsin.
THB FUNNIEST OF AL.li FARCE COMEDIES THE BRIGHTEST
LIMIT OF LAUGHTER HUMAN NATURE'S GREATEST FROLIC.
Xaaareds of Thouaaada Have BaroaxM th Book Millions Xav Boared
, -. u- ' . . Over ta ly, . . , .
The Most Original Production Ever Staged
With a Brighter Plot Than Ever Bigger and Better Cast Than Ever
Even More Successful Than Ever Bee th Bad Boy at His Best
Th Oroceryman in Worse Side-Spllttlng Woes.
Ta Most Tersatll aad Talented Comedians They'll all Ba Sara. .
No child nnder II year of age, unaccompanied by parents, will b
admitted to evening performancee.
Regular Empire Prices
NEXT WEEK " UNCLE JOSH SPRUCEBY" 1!
- Bt Famlly-Thatre-
CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCES TODAY
Tocallsts. , '
TWO OBBAT FBATCBSS,
5-La Ford Brothers-5
BTaaloal Acrobat Olowas,
. -. Bw feats.
Two-and- One -Half Casades
presenting most woadarfal
oosneoiaa oa avmn
i stag today.
Biff and Bans:
In New IUuatrated
Today's offering D Noy. famous daaoera; Randall, eraok ahots;
Musical De Far; Fealey Brothers, European acrobata; George Sherwood.
Leo Whit and Animated Picture
Performance dally at 1:30, 7:80 and I p. m. Admission, loo. Re
served seats. 10c; boxes, 16a. Tak sny seat at weekday matinee for
FOR WEEK OP NOVEMBER 1QTH
What Sleep Us. r-
Do you know what ateep IsT
Tou thought It Just lying down snd
closing your syes and well, just sleep.
Now, here e th latest explanation
afforded by science!. - ;
Sleep la Induced by the internal e-
' Bad a Close CalL
A danserous suralcal operation, in
volving the removal of a malignant ul
cer, aa large aa my hand, from my
daughter's ntp, wss prsvented by the
application f Bucklen' Arnica Halve."
tay a. U. Klicxei ox nueiua. w. vs.
"Persistent use of the Salve completely
Cured It." Cures Cuts, Burns ana Inju
ries. 25e at Red Cross Pharmacy.
Something Doing' All Next Week
OPEN ALL DAY SUNDAY
MONDAY SOCIETY NIGHT
TUESDAY COMEDY RACES
WEDNESDAY CARNATION NIGHT
THURSDAY AMATEUR NIGHT
FRIDAY LADIES' NIGHT
SATURDAY SPECIAL MATINEE
AND BAND CONCERT AT NIGHT
HARD TIMES MASQUERADE SOCIAL""
Bond Concert This Afternoon and Evening
OAKS RIISK r OAKS
The Following Vaudeville De Luxe Subject
to the Arrival of Southbound Trains
t The World's Greatest
v Sketch Team
Kir. and Mrs.
In the Laughing Sue
- t cess '
cretlon of th. pituitary gland, and aa a
matter of fact, somnolence Is charooter
latlc of tumors in th pituitary body. In
sleeping sickness a hypertrophic pitui
tary body Is found.
It is slao a fact that certain intoxloa
Hnna md auto-lntxicatlons experimen
tally indnee hypersecrelloil of all pltul
tary ana .tnererore omuuwirej,
which Is also found in all conditions
causing a congestion of th hypophosta
On th other hand, inaomnla la noted
In degeneration of th pituitary. In th
lata stages of acromegaly, in arterios
clerosis sod other conditions which
favor atrophy of th pituitary.
If you don't know what Bleep Is, don t
eom around asking us about It.
Knew It Was a D
rrom Philadelphia Preea
Mrs. , Wlshlngton I dramedv.laet
night that I was In a stor full of th
loveliest Paris govns and ,
Mr. Wlshlnstftn (haatlly) Bh-y.
dear, but, you know, that wa only a
dream. I -i. . .
- Mra Wlshlngton Tea, I realised that
It wa batorS I wok up, for rot bought
sb nv .... . ..i..!.
14ts an Tha, HAltlt Tk....
Wasblagto MHI15 IUMUI stalal.
Last Performance Tonight 8:15
ta "The ra ef the rear."
Martnee PrtrM,' J(l sad 60a ' ' '
' Wtrht mm, SBe. Hv. toe. ISe. T.
Sixth, bat. Alder and Washington.
ia RAJ AITS, CASKET
India's Magnificence In a MOVTNO
PICTURE Monday. Tueeday, Wed
neetlay, lo "Nuf Ced."
FREE! Moving Pictures
. A Olattoa Taken fo a Thief. ,
aypemlag la a sWieeteas.
lies BTam Wa ataaa.
My Vaele's Testamant.
Business Boomer, Oeneral Advertiser.
1'bon Msln 1111. Id Morrison.
t 1:1 Xvry Evening. -
Special Added Attraction
Prof. J. W. ClarK's Dog. Cat and
Ani owxt ntoxrra or kownm
TMAT BO TXSXK TSUOstg AT OOkt-
scajts oxit tot bcxbto tiev oa
uas Asouars win a mnxma. ,
" Comraedlan in latest parodlea -
CLARK & EVANS
Rapid-fire talker and singers. .
TAMES & COX
"The Troubles of Brown." -
Ther's No On Ukm Ton."
T en,. tarfamuMl Bsilv at IflO. TlSO and SllS . H.
W i, SnNjIava tA riMi Sa STI Sia SvmhI X
oaeaj. Brealaga, sntaaays aaa mouoay aw, saa vevas.
! THE ALLEN STOCK COMPANY I
. "" Presents
A COMEDY DRAMA IN FOUR ACTS.
Matinees Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and
Sundays at 2 -JO P. M.
PRICES10 AND 20 CENTS
Every evening at 8:15 P. M. Prices 10c, 20c and 30c
Reserve seats for all performances by phone,
. Main 5496. . ' ft