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MOTHER GISH 00T;
PLAYS ODRGLAR
Enterprising Second-Story Man Tries
to Dig Down Family Sock,
But Is Prevented.
GISH GIRLS' FORTUNE IS SAVED
Twii a few bells after midnight
and Los Angeles slept. This state
ment includes the Oish family, com
posed of Lillian, Dorothy and their
doting mother. There wait nothing
doing in the Gish bungalow except a
considerable amount of sleeping.
Enter burglar, K. U, E,, or wher
ever the roof of the porch is, in the
domicile of the Gitthe s. With the cat
like tread favored by all burglars who
have had proper training, he eniered
the chamber of Mrs. (iish.
The burirlar. it is surmised, thouclit
the Gish family had either jrwels or
money. Just why he thought moth
er's room would be the repository for
such loot is not clear, but anyway he
must have thought that, or he
wouldn't have been there.
Anyway, what he did was to flash
a flashlight on the unsuspecting
countenance of Mrs. Gih. ' he first
flash didn't quite get over.
"Myl My! muttered the mother of
two pay envelopes, "these lightning
atornia certainly do come up sud
denly. Guess I'll put down the win
dow." She had hoisted herself up on one
elbow, when a hiss from the burglar
topped her.
"Nud" was the burden of his hiss.
"Nix, ladyl Stay right where you
re."
"My good man." replied Mrs. Gish,
"did you think I had any intention of
rising, after I discovered your pres
ence? The midnight visitor here commit
td a technical blunder of consider
able consequence. Without replying
to Mrs. Ginli'a query he removed hi
searchlight from her to sweep it
around the room.
"Where's yer dougbr he growled
hoarsely.
Mrs. Gish reached one hand
quickly under her pillow.
"In that dresser she answered.
The burglar Jumped for the piece
of furniture indicated.
fiangl
A bullet missed the marauder by a
bare four feet and plugged a picture
of Dorothy in the left dimple.
The burglar fled into the hall, and
lost hi way. Downstair he dajhed,
with mother in pursuit, blazing away
it every jump.
Dorothy and Lillian awoke.
"What' that, I wonder, sister
dear?" quoth Lillian,
"Search me," answered Dorothy.
"Sounds like somebody was making
i Keystone comedy in the front hall."
The sister bravely ventured forth,
after donning their most bewitching
kimonos, and peeped over mother'
shoulder while ahe fired her last shot
at a burglar disappearing over the
front lawn. Then Lillian telephoned
for the police. They came but, not
being of Mack Sennett' force, were
unable to do anything except ask
questions and clutter up the front
doop.
No blood stain were discovered,
so it is thought Mrs. Gish did not hit
the burglar.
"Iiut I brt she scared him!" said
Dorothy.
None of the policemen would take
the bet
boulevardTffers good
bill to patrons today
ONE OF THE WORLD FILM COM
PANY'S LEADING STARS,
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Robert Warwick
"Peg 0' the Ring"
Makes a Big Hit
Thnaa who heee eeen the firat few
epaoiiea of "V'U O' The Hint" pronounee it
on of the llellaet aerlale that have ever
been preaented to movfe fana. The thing
tha ttakee to well about It la the Inlenaa In.
tereat that tha actinn develops from tha
vary a tart.
Somehow there la an Interaat In tlreua
action that fete bald of people )mt aa tha
amel) of tha aawduat fata in their nnatrlla
when they vlalt a real elrrua. But when we
it In tha flare of the elrrne faallghte and
a elite flniehed performance wa realize lit
tle of tha real clreua Ufa that foes on be
hind the eaneae. Tha feellnta and tha mo
tlona, tha romance If all hid, but n 'Tea
o' the Rln" wa cat a view of elrena life
that hertofora baa been only for rirrui fulk.
EMPRESS THEATER" HAS
STRONG BILL THIS WEEK
Old Newspaper Shop
To Be changed Inot
Photo-Play House
Work la proareaainf rapirllr nn wrecking
the old World-Herald building at 1410-12-1
4 Famam preparatory to erecting the
handsome new photoplay houaa for the
World Realty Company.
Thla theater when completed will be one
of the Urgent ahow hnunea in the city. The
aeatlna capacity will he 1,600 lurua, roomy
neat. The frontage will he aiily-aii feet
and th eheight will be four aioriei. Only
the officea of tha eompany will occupy the
front of tha building upatalra.
The World Realty company la capltallted
for 1160,000 and none of th eatock te for
aale. Tha principal ownera are 8. II. Gold
berg and Harry Goldberg. Theee young
mm have been eonerted with Omaha's pho
toplay tnduarty for more than aix year ami
are heavily Inteaeated In the Prlnceaa thea
ter on Pouglae atreet.
Tha new theater, which hea not yet been
named, will be entirely of fireproof con
atmctlon and It ia announced will ba the
firat of a atrlng of theaters contemplated by
thla eompany.
"THE HAND OF PERIL"
AT THE FARNAM TODAY
The story of "The Hand of Peril."
the photoplay at the l-arnam today,
is by Arthur Stringer, wIiokc tales
of mystery and crime detections are
known all over the world. The star
of the play is House Peters, one of
the mott natural and appealing of
screen actors.
As the title indicates "The Hand
of Peril," is a narrative of sensational
criminal exploits and the daring deeds
of a government detective. A de
lightful love tory runs through the
entire picture. The picture includes
a number of remarkable mechanical
device that add to it thrilling character.
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STRAND POLICIES
SAME AS OPENING DA Y
At the Boulevard today (he patrons
will have the opportunity to see C ar
Ivle Blackwell in an Equitable offer
ing, "The Shadow of Doubt." This
story has been reviewed in these col
umns and most Bee readers are fa
miliar with the theme. It is a drama
conveying a message of vital import
to every man and woman and is a
typical Carlyle Blackwell photoplay.
In addition to the feature a good
one-reel comedy is billed making a
program that ought to please Boule
vard patrons.
Beginning today the F.mpres
starts its screen bill with "The spirit
of '61." In the story the spirit of '61
saves the day and the lives of many
men besides winning a strike, The
miner decide to strike because of
the tyranny of the men in charge.
Against the advice of an old grocer,
they determine to send down the
grade to meet I he incoming train a
car of dynamite which would end the
lives of all upon it. The grocer see
ing the riderless horse of his niece,
investigates, and discovers the plot.
Acting quickly he succeeds in stop
ping the tram just in time. The
owner who was a comrade of the
grocer in the civil war is on the
train and listening to the pleading of
his friend give the men their de
mands. The vaudeville program for the
first half consists of "The Four
Rubes," "Millie Steven A Co.,"
Madam Sampson & Co.," "Carl and
Beth," singers and dancers.
J he picture program tor the sec
ond half of the week consists of
"The Pretender," a drama in two
parts, from the studio of the Ameri
can Film company, accompanied by
"fiermatic Love," Vogue comedy,
"Twenty Minutes in Magic," "The
Detccters" and "Seeing America No.
32."
ALICE BRADY STARRING
AT THE GRAND TODAY
GRAND THEATER
it awd anmirr. (
TODAY '
ALICE BRADY
"THEN I'LL COME
BACK TO YOU"
A World nim Oo. lrodaotlo
atemambar tb Mori Ball, Kay 85.
Alice Rrady, the delightful little World
Film atar, ia aeen today at tha Orand, Six
teenth and Binney, in "Then Ml Oome Back
to You." Alice Brady needa no Introduc
tion and the play haa been reviewed In
theae eolumna before. Tha Orand ha
new pipe organ, which la much enjoyed by
the patrona of thla popular North Bid
houae.
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LYRIC TODAY, 16th & Vinton
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Koarlor Comady.
Kam amber tha Movie Ball. Kay 98.
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Grow With Growing Omaha
Watch tbe profrreM
on oar hndnmA
new theater, 1410-12-14
FaroAm ftt.
Kady for yoor approval fVpt. IS.
World Really Company
Kovl Ball Kay 98.
TT On Rpptombor 14th the Strand Thoator opeo-d it
jj doors to the picture-goon) of Omaha with a fixod
policy of presenting feature pictures with proper musi
cal accompaniment.
Today the managnraent can point with pride to th
fact that not a single change in policy has boon
made funce that time.
i
iTfT .Ve originally started changing onr program every
JJ Sunday, Tneaday and Friday today we are doing
the same.
T Our first program rvmfdsted of a feature, together
jj with comedy and weekly or scenic. Today we nre
offering the very same program.
TT From the very outset we had a high clss symphony
jj orchestra, giving proper musical interpretation to
the pictures. Today our orchestra is even larger than
when we opened.
rr Onr first pipe organ, which pleased our patrons,
has been replaced by the sixth largest motion pic
ture pipe organ in the United States, but we have not
dispensed with onr orchestra on this account.
gT! Our admission prioea today are just the same as
j when we opened.
jrrr Absolutely the only difference between the Strand
today and the day we opened is THAT INSTKAD
O -' HEINO LOOKED UPON AS A .IOKE BY THE
CITIZENS OF OMAITA, AS IT WAS AT THAT
TIME, TODAY IT STANDS AS OMAHA'S FORE
MOST PICTURE THEATER, ANT) ONE OF THE
PI ACES OF INTEREST OF THE CITY.
MJ "Whereas when we came here, despite the very best
J of financial referents, we mn hardly get any
one to do business with ns-today, the very name of
STRAND in ' the Omaha business world means any
amount of credit we desire.
T Another pleasing thing to us is the fact that Strand
jj methods are daily copied by theater managers, not
only in Omaha, but in the surrounding territory na well,
which simply goes to show THAT WE STARTED THE
STRAND ON THE RIO HI1 FUNDAMENTAL PRIN
OIFLEfl, AND TODAY IT IS AN ACKNOWLEDGED
SUCCESS.
rrr Quit another factor that hnj) made the Strand suc
jl cessfnl in the efficient corps of employes who re
main identically the same, with one exception, and she's
still vitally interested, though in another capacity, as
when the theater opened. These persons have labored
hard to make the house get over, and we wish to pub
licly thank them for their hard and earnest effort.
ffT You'll hear one person compliment Strand projec
JJ tion, another Strand rrrasio, another Strand organ,
another Strand pictures, another the cozinees of the
theater, another th cleanlinosa, bnt yon will hear far
moro flattoring remarks about the theater than other
wise. gT We are here to stay to plea) yon year in and
il year out, and we wiah to pablioly thank you for
the kind manner in which yon have assisted u put the.
house over.
TT Our program this week is tmrMmalTy strong com
mencing today, when the offering ia H. B. Warner,
in "The Beggar of Cawnpore," as well as a Keystone
comedy, while for .Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurnday
come the delightful Triangle Kiddie and Norma Tal
madge in a striking ohAraotorinition, the "Children of
the House," to bo followod Friday and Saturday by Vir
ginia Pearson, in "Blazing Love."
4Tf Tjxst, but by no means least, don't forget the Big
W Movie Ball at the Auditorium Thursday night
It's something new in Omaha fihndotn.
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TODAY
finm Berfd of Mutual Moylr anil
Tlirf Acts of Vauilpvllle.
WEDNESDAY
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
IN
"CARMEN"
Pout Forget Morto May 2ft.
VAUDEVILLE
EVERY
DAY
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2, 3:30
7, 9:15
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Performance
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11 P. M.I
THE HOME OF THE BIG DOUBLE SHOW
VAUDEVILLE AND PHOTOPLAYS
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Brightest Spot in Omaha
24th and Farnam Douglas 7870
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TODAY AND MONDAY
IMMIMDN RKVFU.K iiml MMXCl I 1UTK KNOW, In
"THE HALF MILLION BRIBE"
rUrllllrm Pritnia lLaaml Vpm "Till'. Itr:il Mol H.," tl ;rt Myntrry Slory.
Mllinr of Mute Stifffr wn WwUIt,
Tl IWIHY ami Vi:iM HHY
Ann Murdoclc anc Richard C. Travers
"CAPTAIN JINKS OF THE HORSE MARINES"
Till U.Hlt.tV
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Engagement Extraordinary
BSLLIE BURCiE
In "GLORIA'S ROMANCE"
IK4.IM 1 IHIlsilN ,! , IHNhM Mir W, H
"THE HUNTED WOMAN"
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Suntljyt, Contliuioui, 1 to 11 Week Day. 1 to 5, 7 to 11
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FIRST HALF OF WEEK VAUDEVILLE PHOTOPLAYS FIRST HALF OF WEEK
SUNDAY TO WEDNEDAY Jg SPIRIT OF '61"
THE FOUR RUBES In Three Parts With
THE mOKVILLE MINSTREL GRACE De CARLTON, GEORGE MARL0 and
MILLIE STEPHENS & CO.
A Fine Human Interest Story Full of Character and Action.
Comedy Sketch,
"AUNT BELINDA'S LEGACY."
r-r Bungling Bill's Dream
lacJaiTI SampSOn CI trO. A VOGUE COMEDY MADE FOR LAUGHING
"IN THE DAYS OF CAESAR." PURPOSES.
BURT AND BETH
CARL AND RHEIL DOME'S AWFUL NIGHT
THE ESSENCE OF REFINEMENT IN SONGS, TALK ' MUTUAL WEEKLY
AND DANCING.
LAST HALF OF WEEK LAST HALF OF WEEK
Little Hip & Napoleon "THE PRETENDER"
THE ELEPHANT AND THE CHIMPANZEE. In Three Tarts
UNUSUAL STORY OF LOVE AND ADVENTURE.
3 CONWAY GIRLS "ftconn atip 1 OVF"
SINGING AND DANCING NOVELTY. laUltlVlM I ll MmJ V C
VOGUE COMEDY-JUST WHAT THE NAME IMPLIES.
HAYS AND NEAL
TWENTY MINUTES IN MAGIC.
THE 80AP SALESMAN.
THE DETECTERS,
COOK AND ROTHERT A Hw"y
A COMRDV HKETGH S1T.INQ AMHtlOA NO. .17.
ICDe ADB8ISSI0M --Resonred Seats 2
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