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Night, 8:18
U a Review ( tha Dance Pageant of IniCi, Crete and Ejypt, aa Preeented
at the Graak Theater at orka!ey, Caltferaia
al. ob ceo.w. cttRis
la tha Rural Cemedy Presenting:
"A FRIEND OP FATHER'S" Tha Bail Boy aid tha Poplar ta
MISS BETTY &OUO -hotel cossip-
v"!i. ftZiSXS, : , ARCO BROTHERS
-VAUDEVlLlf-ltrJu LIKE IT ' Europ..- NovaUy Aerobst.
Tha ChaJkoloft.t Araund tha World With tha Orpheum
riamillni Pretty Picturee and Comic Circuit's Motion Plctura ,
Carlcaturaa ' ' Photographera
Cbrene. OLIVER & OLP Georgie
Pi Hoe Matlaaai Gallery, JOc; Baat Saata (Except Saturday and Sunday), 25c.
Nlghtai 10a, 16c, SOe, 75c.
la the Charmfac Romantic Comtrtijr
By Anna Niches, and Adelaide Matfhewe I '
"MalUa Mine" 1 "Heart'e Daaira"
"That's How tha Falrlaa Cam to Iraland"
s ' "Ba Sura and Klaa tha Blarnay Stana"
PRICES Wadmaaday Matiaaa, a&c -
131 I U . Matinee Teday. Mats, Tuet. md Wed.
"fin- Hill and Sam Williams
Kate Elinor
A.J a oompany oty' eiceptional
contadiana, elsf era "ad dancers.
.:-"-;'J.-ii-.".:'X, ;
A Fare Comedy With Muaio and
, a Barrel of Fun.
A Cast ef Famous Perform-
Josephine Sabel, Whitlock 'Davis,
Mirfnie Burke, Waldo Whipple,
Ethel Lloyd, Donald Archer and
others. ,- . ' - . .
PRICES Matinaaa, 15c and 25c
.Nights, 28, 35c, SOe and 75c '
XLIC A5TITD Cornmencing Next
I Wlimr I bill Thursday Night
T Nov. 2-3 Night-
The One Gigantic
Success of This
a l m.wr
The Lot Story of Youth and tha Temptations Ha
Moots In Quast of Fama and Fortuno.
10 Brilliant Seanos Ntw York "Eaparianca" Organization, With a
Cut of 82 Noted Players.
" "lapartanea.' In my JuJimant, la tha met wondarfully eood and annobltna
play st today." Bar. f.thtr Louia A. Ttaman, St Monica's Catholic Church. Cln
auuiau. Ohio.
V..- ... ou, . amym novr ron a piay wun bo many tarmonii on
JPPM stopping stones of morality aa ara carrlad In ,El.rianoa. " Rv. Gu Em.rv
km a-- u T -II 1
a con Kets Church ot tha fcpjphanjr, Cincinnati, Ohio. . -
phase' ' ' ; '-" ' '
' wnrl J? fj," M,i mJ M" .'Swrianea- to tha knowladea of as many naopl.
WOXJ poHlbla and miU maka aitansiva mantion of it in a sarmon." Rabbi joienh
jX, Karaikopf, 0. D Tampla, Pbiladalphia, Pa., form.rly of Kansas City.
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' .I1" '"if l,,OTml production of Iiparienca' tha tamptattons of Ufa ara n
"!11S!,r ,we" ,ata, tharaby taachina valuable losaons." Mayor Geo nr. Puchta
of LinabuiatL .
Bargain Matinee Saturday 50c to $1.50 v-
Borglum Piano School
i 2661 Douglai Street
Aauraat M. Berilum, Manama Berihuo
(Pepila al Wafar
(alfaie-Schvarti Method. Parle.
Harmony Public Parformanaa.
2:15 and 8:15
Ph. Doug. 494.
Four Nights
Mat. Wtd.
BOc - 75c - I.OO. Nlghle, 25c ta SUM.
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The First Presentation
in Omaha.
sflHonthi Now York
8 Months Boston
7 Months Chicago.
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Florence Basler Palmer
Pupil ml Fraytat-Fray Barlln. '
Pupils Praparad for Claaalc and Concert
Phona Dauf. S834. Omaha.
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For today, -matinee and night, and
for the ensuing week the Orpheum
announces Ruth St;penis, the emi
nent dancer, who brings with her an
admirably trained ballet. In her re
view of the dance pageant of India,
Greece and Egypt, she is to be as
sisted by Ted Shawn, under whose di
rection the ballet was trained. In
each particular the offering is to be
the same as when produced at the
Berkeley Greek theater of the Univer
sity of California. A specially featured
attraction will be Clarence Oliver and
Georgia Olp, on their first tour of the
Orpheum, presenting a one-act play,
"Discontent," described as part mod
ern comedy and part dreamland fan
tasy, Al Lydell, formerly of the team
of Lydell and Rogers, and Bob Hig-
gms ot the team ot Melville and Hig
gins, offer a rural comedy called "A
t'riend of Father's." George W. Coop
er) and Chris Smith, colored entertain
ers, will contribute a sketch called
"Hotel Gossip " Miss Betty Bond, a
ptctty miss.-conies hete for the first
time in ' Vaudeville, as You Like It,"
a character song cle of seven num
bers, The Amo Brothers, two young
men of unusual physical development,
will present hand-balancing and pos
ing act. Edward Marshall will carica
ture members of the audience, and
cartoon timely political and local
events. Motion pictures of the Or
pheum Travel Weekly will introduce
spectators to children of The Nether
lands, and will show Seringham, Brit
ish India.
Kate Elinore, touring the Interna
tional circuit this season at the head
of her own company in a musical
comedy particularly suited to her tal
ents, entitled.' "Mv Aunt from Utah "
With some funny lines and situations!
suggested and interpolated by Miss
Commencing Today
Smith and McGarry
Singing and Dancing
. Bowman Brothers
Tha Boya From Loulavtlla
Swain Pets
Novalty Entartalnara
Big Artlatlc Muilcal Novalty
"Six Crinoline Girls"
' Daughters ef Dtala
Faatura Photoplay
"Th. Chorus Girl and tha Kid"
Faaturlng Maria Empraaa
f&nt-tjfS7t "'" M,- is--ia.
AJfTCSltf Kran'ga. IS-SS-SIMoa.
hkr London Belles JSL22.
Vaudeville Includes Johnle Weber and Bill
Ompnell In "Oh, Papain Smith and PullmatiH
France, (omalu Sinclair and Tremont: oth
ra. . nr.uty rhoru. ot real London Belles.
(Final Performanra Krtday Nlaht.l
Ladle.' lma Matloae Every tVaek bay.
The Tuesday Morning Musical Club'
v Preaents f
Andreas Pavley and Serge Ocikrainsky
With a Company of Daaaoari and Orchaatrri. Aaaisted by
MARGARET FARMAN, Contralto " .
Thursday Evening, November 2d, 1916.
At 8:18 O'clock
Admi.iion 80c, 75c, l,0O, $1.50 and $2.00.
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Elinore herself, it looks like an ex
traordinary book. Kate Elinore and
her big'company comes to the Boyd
today for four nights with mafinees
today, Tuesday and Wednesday.
There will be thirty-five people in
all and a carload of soenic environ
ment. The Brandeis theater will have ars
its attraction for four nights annJ
Wednesday matinee oommening'to
tonight, Fiske O'Hara, the Irish actcfr.
"His Heart's Desire" is the title of
O'Hara's new play, the work of Angia
Nichols and Adelaide Matthews, anid
Manager August Pitou, under whose
direction Mr. O'Hara ii appearing, Jias
provided a production and cast of Hin
usual excellence. ;
Mr. O'Hara is saiit to be in fine
voice this season, and during the prog
ress ol tne play will amg the fofow
ing songs, written for his use in "His
Heart's Desire:" "Be Sure and Kiss
the Blarney Stone," "Mollie Wine,"
"Heart's Desire" and "That's Haw the
Fairies Came to Ireland." The com
pany includes in its roster. Edgar
Murray, jr., J. P. Sullivan, William T.
Sheehan, I. E. Milh.'r, Bess fiankey,
Marie Quinn, Lisle Leigh and Lou
Rip'y. . i
William Eliott, F. Ray Comstock
and Morris Gest have completed ar
rangements with Manager Burgess of
the Boyd theater to present at that
theater for three clays "Experience,"
George V. Hobart's modem morality
comedy drama of today. This will
be the tirst presentation ot Expert
ence" in this city. The play comes
here direct- from remarkable runs of
nine months in , New York, five
months in Boston, and ueven months
in Chicago. In these cities the sue
cess of "Experience" wa s so great that
it was necessary to give breakfast
matineesin order to accommodate the
thousands of people who wished to
see this play. In all of these cities
Experience recCiverl a cordial en
' dorsement of clergy representing all
In ten brilliant scenes "Experience"
tells the story of Youth and the temp
tations he meets wAien he goes out to
make a name foa; himself in . the
QeoMSlOWn empress
world. The play opens, showing
Youth called away from his home and
his sweetheart, Love, by Ambition.
When Youth reaches the great city
he meets "Experience" on the street
Vacillation, who promises Youth that
he will be his constant and helpful
companion in his journey. Gay Pleas
ure is introduced to Youth and with
her subtle charms wins him from Am
bition to the primrose path. There,
heedless to the voice of Opportunity,
Youth meets and mingles with all
the temptations that inevitably sur
round the young. Youth wastes his
time and money with Intoxication,
Passion and other1 gay ladies and
gradually drifts lower and lower in
the world. He is at last saved from
Crime only by the miracle of a moth
er's love.
The stage settings of "Experience"
are elaborate and spectacular. The
costumes are the very latest achieve
ments in sartorial art and the inci
dental music in the play is said by
the critic to be very delightful. The
variety of attractions "Experience"
presents appeals to every one, the
dramatic writers say, no matter
whether it is an evening's entertain
ment, a fashion show, or an intensely
human drama.
In the cast of notable players will
be Conrad Nagel, Louise Gerard,
Maude Fumiss, Edmund Elton, Edna
Fenton, Peggy Ford, Duncan Pen
warden, Lilie Leslie, Adele Durand,
Holt, Harriet Gustin, Guy Collins,
Lillian Armstrong, Dan Van Charles,
Chiltonham Faulkner, William Bemus,
Irene Palmer, Edward Van Vechten,
Joseph Weber, Peggy O'Keefe,
Louise Everett, Betty Blythe, Mar-e-aret
Browning. Harold Burnett, Al
bert Gran, Max Rudnick, Alice Pal
mer, John Harrington, George Barry,
John p. Morrisey, Clarence rnnn, td
win Silton, Andrew Robbins. The
engagement tn Omaha commences
Thursday night, November 2. There
will be a bargain matinee Saturday,
November 4. '
Possessing more than , ordinary
musical comedy excellence, the Win-
UMt TIME ago the writer
asked Mr. Kelly for infor
mation concerning the
Civic Music association of
Chicago, what they are
doing and how it was be
ing done, and about the many com
munity clubs it sponsors.
As a result he sent the third annual
report of the association, a program
book, and a brief bulletin, all of which
contained information which is highly
interesting. Ihe objects ot this so
ciety are to promote and encourage
the understanding, appreciation and
study of the art of music and the de
velopment of musical talent through
out the community, principally by
providing music entertainments and
instruction gratuitously, or at little
expense, in the small parks and play
grounds and other civic centers. y?
i ne memDersnip is maae up 01 con
tributing members who pay $50, or
more, and this list includes some of
the names of Chicago's most promi
nent citizens; sustaining members,
who pay $10 a year; regular members,
who pay $2 a year and who make up
the largest portion of the member
ship; and the neighborhood members
at 50 cents a year. These are mem
bers of the community clubs and their
dues make many of them practically
self-suDDortinK. Many special contri
butions are made by clubs and organi
zations. Co-operatmg with the as-
ksociation are the leading musical
clubs, the Chicago Association of
Commerce, the Chicago Women s
club, the Orchestra association, the
commissioners of the public parks
(the south Park commission appro
priating $800 in recognition ot the
work done in organizing music clubs),
the Department of Public Welfare,
the Board of Education .(which not
only gives free use of its buildings,
butxpermits an admission fee of 10
cents) and the music extension com
mittee o'f the City club.
The membership fees and contri
butions all go to make up the annual
budget, which carries the association
through each season. This money is
spent in salaries for a superintendent
and stenographer, musical directors,
teachers and accompanists for the
civic music clubs, all of whom are
Lpaid; in artists concerts, for music,
printing, etc. Ihe otticers ana di
rectors are from the best known
residents of Chicago and include
among others Mrs. George B. Car
penter, Mr. William H. Rehm, Angus
Hibbard, . Mrs. Fannie Bloomfield
7.;U- t T,.1,',. 13nl,n-lJ Mr
John C. Schaffer and Mr. John Alien
Carpenter. I
According to the Chicago Post:
"Last winter the Civic Music associa
tion conducted 549 children's classes
in small parks and schools, twenty
eight children's classes, nine commu
nity signs' and three community con
certs oil ' the Municipal Pier, 307
choral rehearsals in small parks and
schools, 147 artist programs and
twenty-five local-talent programs In
small parks andchools," besides sixty-nine
Dalcroze lessons for children,
eighteen class violin lessons, a Christ
mas festival of carols, two spring fes
tivals by civic music clubs and a big
community concert at the Lane.Tech
nical High schools, besides other ac
tivities." Pretty good for one season,
isn't it?
From the superintendent's report
one learns that "too much cannot be
said on behalf of the musicians who
give their services for a nominal sum,
either for concert programs or for
conducting civic music clubs. In that
connection I should like to add that L
too much cannot be said for the Civic
Music association for paying the mu
sicians even the nominal sum. In
some phfees the musicians have been
expected to go in all sorts of weather
and pay their own way to get to out-
ter Garden extravaganza, "A World of
Pleasure," is anneunced for an en
gagement at the Boyd theater for
three nights, beginning November 16,
with matinee Saturday. This spec
tacular production has created phe
nomenal successes in New York, Chi
cago, Boston, Philadelphia and other
large cities in the east, and it comes
to this city not1 only with the un
qualified endorsement of theatergoers
and dramatic reviewers, but with the
same splendid cast, chorus and scenic
equipment that it had during its en
gagement in Chicago. The play was
hut re-rentlv re-costumed, as a feature
of its presentation has been a fashion
parade ot tne latest gowns.
For the week of November 5, the
Orpheum will present Mrs. Langtry
(Lady De Bathe as its stenar iea-
ture. A specially featured attraction
for the week of November 5, will be
Harry and Emma Sharrock, in Be
hind the Grand Stand," cast as no
mads of the county and state fairs
and give a baffling exhibition ot
their phsycic powers.
Rose Sydell!s famous "London
Belles," a century ahead of all com
peting organizations, is the attraction
at the popular Gayety this week. The
company this season carries' ifty peo
ple together with a complete scenic
and electrical equipment; the cos
tumes are gorgeous, producing to the
eye a constant dazzling effect. The
production is a two-act musical bur
lesque entitled "A Trip to Washing
ton," concoction of laughable situa
tions, intermingled with catchy mu
sical ensembles introduced by the
large chorus of handsome girls rich
ly gowned. Johnnie Weber and Bill
Campbell, comedians, keep the fun
moving at a warm speed, never let
ting it get cold. The rest of the cast
is Ward Coulfield, Franklin Sinclair,
Ed Wright, Harry Waltjed, Frances
Cornell, Grace Tremont, Kate Pull
man, Norine and Rose Sydell herself.
Today's matinee starts at 3 o clock.
The bill opening at the Empress to
day is headlined by an organization
of pretty and talented young girls, six
daughters of Dixie, in an artistic mu
sical novelty. On the same bill Swain's
pets are presented in Omaha for the
first time. Performing cats and rats
is the nature of the act. The old
time enejnies of animal life seem to
get along famously on the stage and
show the effect of the intelligent
training of their master. The boys
from Louisville, Bowman Bros., have
a singing act above the average and
Smith & McGarry present new steps
in excentric dancing in a very clever
of-the-way places to perform for
nothing. The fact that many of the
artists contribute their cheques to the
cause shows how the musicians them
selves appreciate the spirit of the club
and also their interest in its activi
ties." It was through the combined ef
forts of the Civic Music association
and the Music Extension committee
of the City club that the "popular"
concerts of the Chicago Symphony
orchestra have become a permanent
factor in Chicago's musical life. On
November 14 the fall festival of the
Civic Music association will take
place in Orchestra hall. The Chicago
Symphony orchestra, Frederick Stock
rnnductincr : Mme. Julia Claussen, as
sisting soloist, and the Civic Music
clubs will furnish the program. At
the close Mr. Kelly will conduct the
audience in some community sing
ing, such as he has been doing at the
Municipal Pier.
Omaha is not so large as Chicago, it
is true, but we are large enough to
have a Civic Music association, a city
that can support a Tuesday Morning
Musical club of 600 members, a Drama
league of 700 and other clubs of like
dimensions. .With such a .club we
could do. upon a proportionate scale
much of the same jtind of work in the '
same kind ot way tnai ine v-ivic
Music association of Chicago does.
True, also, we have not a municipal
pier, such as the city of Chicago gave
the Civic Music association the use of,
but we have a Municipal AudStorium
and a whole lot of citizens from all
walks of life who would enjoy com
munity "sings" just as much as the :
Chicagoans do. fust see how the peo
ple turn out for band"concerts. Yet at
a band concert they, are only on the
bleachers," as Karlton Hackett would :
say. They are not really taking
part. With a real live Civic Music
club in Omaha, with the right people
at the helm, there is no limit
to what could be accomplished, not
only in a musical way, but in com
munity uplift as well. And this club
might also co-operate with other clubs
and with the city in its activities.
The city has already shown interest
along these lines by what has been
donein the parks and with municipal
beaches this summer. Why not get
busy and have one right away.
Echoes of the. Ellis Opera company
are still reverberating around musi
cal circles. Farrar, with her thought
less, heartless, fascinating, yet not
vulgar conception of the character of
Carmen, aid her splendid acting; -
juuraiorc, wun ma wuiiucuui auu wen
trained voice, his artistry and his dra-
matic ability, which lifted the role
of Don Jose away above that of any
other we have ever witnessed; the
sweet Helen Stanley, so consistent in
the part of Micaela, and so blessed
with vocal gifts, and the thorough
ly great Louise Homer, who thrilled
Omahaas. it is not given to many
to do, "and consequently received a
deserved ovation, ail of these magnifi
cent artists are still being discussed .
and revelled in by the musical en
thusiasts. With stich an orchestra,
chorus and ballet, such-principals, and
such a master mind directing, the
vivid memories of the event will long
remain. "
It was interesting to feel how the
melodies of "II Travatore," the poor
hackneyed, abused and worn melodies,
which every hand organ ana me
chanical machine, from the earliest
membties of our youth have ground to
pieces, lived with all their freshness
and glowing charm under the magic-
touch ot Maestro uampanini ana nis
orchestra. "II Trovatore" has been
played in Omaha before, but we must
needs agree with the musical friend
w-ho said, "I have seen 'II Trevatore'
before, but I have never really seen
'II Trovatore until last
In the review of the opera "Car
man" in The Bee Tuesdav we were
accreauea wun saying, in apcar-iiig w.
Muratore The dramatic oatensity oi
the booklet fairly took one's breath
away." Something fairly did ours
when we read that sentence. What
we really had written was "His dra
matic intensity in the last act, etc.
T,i tvnincr we had left some out, so we
scratched it and wrote the words in by
hand, and that was too much tor tne
printer. Two flattering friends
thought the writer knew one more
word than they did and looked up
ostensity in the dictionary.
Musical Notaa.
Sunday evening. October JS. at tha Will.
mln.ter Preabyterl.n church. Twenty-ninth
and Maaon, at 7: JO thara will be a .peclal
musical aervice, Mies Alice Mackensle, mu
sical director. Mr. Orey will sing a bane
solo and a trio will ba given by M s.
Mackensle, Miss Gordon and Mr, Balls
bury. Miss Mackensle will sing "Prayer,
by Maacagnl, with violin abllgato by Mis.
Luella Anderson. Other numbers will bo
sung by a double quartet.
A musical pnbgram will be given by the
Woman a Relief Corps Memory Day associa
tion Thursday evening, November S, at 8:1S
o'clock at the . Young Women's Christian
association auditorium. Those taking part
will be Miss Clark, Miss Oan.oa. Mr. Heth
erlngton and the Scottish Rita quartet
Dr. Frederic C. Freemantel, tenor and
vocal teacher, and Mrs. Freemantel and
family have returned to Omaha and have
opened a suite of studloa ln the Rose build
ing, Sixteenth and Farnam atreets. Mr. and
Mra. Freemantel will give a song recital
in the very near future, probably In the
middle of November, A special feature of
tha recital ful be the repetition ef tha
Beethoyen songs and cycle that they gave
at tha Beethoven festival held ln Mlnneapo
Ua last aeason.
Miss Helen Mackln will give a pupils' re
cital In her studio on Friday evening, No
vember 8. The program will consist of
fifteen piano numbera. Including a aketch
and transcription of the' popular opera,
"Lohengrin," which la to bo produced at
the Brandeis theater In December. Miss
Marguerite Kinder will give two vocal se
lectlona. Fupll. of Miss Mackln will also
assist on program, which ara to ba given
at tha Anolent Order of United Workmen
lodge on November 1, at H,aydn'a muslo
store November I and at tha Omaha Muslk
vereln on November I.
Tha membera of tha Omaha Avocation
club, their wive, and Invited gueata will
dine at the Fontenelle at 7 p. m. Tuesday,
October SI. After the dinner Slgmund
Landabarg, chairman of the evening, assisted
by J. B. Carnal, and J. B. Brill and V. C.
Bennett will present a musical program. Mr.
Landsberg will play a group from Bchu
bert and a group from Chopin and with Mr.
Bennett at the harmonium will play "Hu
moresque." "Nocturne" and "Serenade," by ,
C. M. Wldor. Mr. Carnal and Mr. Brill
will each contribute two groupa of loloa.
The Tuesday Mominir Musical club will
present the Pavloy-Oukralnsky Ruailtvn bal
let at the Brandeis theater Thursday eve
ntnr, November I.
Ocorpre Compton, tenor woloist at All
Saints' Episcopal church, has opened a
studio of voice culture at 915 South Twen
tieth street, and will accept concert tt4
recital ensageneaU.
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