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Theatre-goiag .Wilmington once
more' is to revel in the rare - delights
of a great "Merry Widow" kind of
musical production gay,' colorful,
gloriously sung, melodious, romantic
comic opera, when, on next wednes-1
day, at the Academy,; the interna- j
tionally famous impresario, Andreas J
Dippel, will send here the brilliant!
operatic organization he has assem-;
bled in support of the two celebrated;
stars, Arthur Albro and Finita de j
Soria, for an engagement of only onei
Indisputably this will in many ways j
be the most important musical event j
of the current theatrical season. The ;
attraction is one of special distinc-
tion, its appeal derived from ele-;
ments representative of the best,
genius of the combined arts of thej
stage. In another way of speaking j
"Gypsy Love," while a royal favorite j
of every class that attends the the-j
atre, just as was "The Merry Widow,"
is a 'masterpiece of operatic construe-j
tion no more to be compared with or-,
soKTr "miiairnT pnmpdv" than sold :
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to silver. Its presentation under;
such auspices as in this instance,
with cast and production of a world-j
famous impresario's own choosing, ;
constitutes an event of much signifi- j
cance to those who love music and j
who are sufficiently informed of the j
operette to know of the score's mel-i
"Gvpsy Love ' is by Franz thenar, ;
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FR01V1 GAY GOTliA
Poptifaf Mtt and- Gonfederaite
Chieftain Diies at Home In
Kew York, Dec. 1. Cyril Maude
pulse-throb-; concludes, his engagement at the Em-
Hi Msipvnr rhvthm and the languoi-1 nire tonight ih 'The Basker." On
"6, - orf i
ous Viennese waltz, who gav
by Tim Murphy. William Favorshaw
hopes to have his own theatre in New ,
Pittsboro; Kr. C., Dec. 1. General
William Lord: London, a welL known
NQrth Carolinian, a Confederate sol
dier and a scholar, died at his home
here Wednesday, -and the funeral ser- j heavyweight.'
vices were held yesterday afternoon.
Death came as a great shock, as
General London until recently had en
joyed splendid health. He was seventy-nine
years of age.
He was a most devoted churchman
and stood high in the council of the
Episcopal church. In 1864 he married
Miss Caroline Haughton, who, with
four sons, survive him. The sons are
H. A. London, Jr., of Charlotte; Dr.
John H. London, of Washington, D. C;
Frank M. London, of New York, and
Arthur H. London, of Pittsboro.
William Lord London was born In
Pittsboro April 3, 1838, and had always
resided here and was one of the mo3t
prominent and public spirited citizens
of his county. He served in the Con
federate army with distinguished gal
lantry, having volunteered on the 15th
rvf Anml 1QC1 nvtsl nma nrfVl T oo at An.
pomattox Courthouse. His commission think of having such a poor play.ng
as lieutenant in the Chatham' Rifles 1 held as mat, unu unr-
was dated then and at the reorganiza-that has been spent on the Yale bowl,
?tion of that company in April, J862,
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: Pitcher Noyes-, of the , Pacific Coast
League, Xs dawn for a trial with the
Athletics next spring. Case of Connie
trying: Noyes to arouse the Mackmeo.
Billy MIske' is a1 sweet: battlfer- and
all that, but' he's' going to have a
hard time getting publicity so long as
the' Gibbons; family remains fa St.
Paul.1 ' v- ! : -:
Jiinriiy" Johnston, iae Ntew York
boxing impresario, la billing Tom
Cowler as "the sensational English
Barnum was oniy a
fair1 hitter in the advertising league,
All. that Coach' Yost, of Michigan,
will have to do next year is to de
velop a new football team. Johnny
Maulbetsch, the Wolverines of 1916,
If the Millikin uverslty football
players, who are said to have won
their games through prayer, will send
said prayer to several big league
twirlers it will be greatly appreciated.
Picking a football champion is a
vpnr sTmnle matter. Tufts beat Har
vard, Syracuse beat Tufts, Michigan j
beat' Syracuse, Cornell beat Michigan", j
Harvard beat Cornell, Yale beat Har-
vard and Brown beat Yale.
It is claimed that Harvard's defeat
by Yale was due to the gridiron being
slippery from heavy frosts. Just
ha xxrac inX jfl nanain in -artifnTi imnnsiv elected commander of the sec-
thej Monday Mme. Bernhardt will begin a York within a vear and a permanent! position he served until promoted m ond brigade and had been re-elected
.n-I three weeks' repertoire engagement ! comDany for run productions, not rep- 18S, to the rank of inspector-' every year 'since .with e rank of brig-
greatest there, presenting four plays each per-
general of Daniel's brigade, and in a adier-general. It was always his great j
world "The Merry Widow."
siders "Gypsy Love" his
rrv, c n,,hiv pfw, , r. Po,in loct woov of his own producing company is to to be its adjutant-general. He won Confederates m his county, ms btace
tive-because of an enthralling plot as ; succeeding "Floro Bella" which has ! present Carlyle Moore's "Scapegoats"
company for run productions
ertory. Edumnd Breese, at the head f TOfttho thronfter was nromotod Dleasure to attend the reunions of the
to be its adjutant-general. He won , Confederates m his cou
and held the entire confidence of Gen. j and th general reunion.
Ih order to build lip the system there
must be, first of all, efficiency in
digestion. Front this source come3
proper nourishment of the body,
Blood, liver arid 'bowel regularity,
a strengthening of all the forces
that stand for better health. Try
as soon as any stomach weakness
develops. It is for Poor Appetite,
Indigestion, Cramps and Constipation.
on the road. Galsworthy's "The Fu
gitive" is to be seen in New York
about the first of the year. Also a
well as treasures of harmony. The , moved to the Forty-fourth street thea
story i evolves about a fascinat'.ns i tre. Another of the week's newcom
young gypsytroubadour and a yo.mg ers js Laurette Taylor, who has begun
nIewoman who has been temptevl : ail encasement at the Globe in "The
'into elopement with him by the lur- Harp- of Life," one of three new plays new musfcal comedy by Hauerbach
ing. gypsy melodies of his violin. The by ner husband, J. Hartley Manners. , and FrimJ, entitled "You're In Love,"
succession of events before a most, i j ater she wlll be seen iu The Vrooing J presented by Arthur I lammerstein.
satstactory aenouemem - saves Cf Eve" and "Happiness."
maiden from an unhappy fate from ; Cyril Maude, who concludes his
an intensely romantic, but betimce, ; New York engagement tonight, pur
most humorous narrative. ! po3es to return to the inevitable
The great organization presenting , -Grumpy" and carry the play and his
Gypsy Love" is all that could b de- j impersonat:on of the old lawyer into
sired, boasting a cast of many n;'on.,fte smaiier cities and towns that in
fnirnritoo nf ctollar ronlr The- .. .... . .1
,uuc ivwwLCo Wi owc 1 three tours he has lett unvisitea. uotn i
distinguished young stars, Arthur Al-; . niavs in which hp has aD- including Kathlyn WTilliams, Wheeler
Mo, who created the role he nov is ; peared nere th'is season have faned. Cakman, Harry Lonsdale, Sidney
rTSBd Ctark. Many of the
Recent football scores show tbo
Carlisle Indians were defeated by Al
fred 2i to 17. Lo, the poor Indian is
For the next two weeks the Selig
company announces a series of very
unusual picture-piay features. The
Daniel nnti th de.t.li r?f that officer" Returning hom from Appomattox
and then of General Grimes,, who sue- with nothing but his horse he at ones
ceeded General Daniel. He was fre-! devoted himself to an active business
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quenuy nigniy coiiipiimeiiniu uy uutu o a mi v,ua.,v "-- - jpj, onp ridironicallv qneiki
ot these omcers in their ooia. re- that he had .how , as a Con-ederate p Zt rT'llTct
ports. He was wounaea tnree times, omcer. n who l"'c"luo'- ' J 'League) team looked so e-ood to rilff . hard-luck golfer
first when leading his company in the lie enterprise for the betterment of his , 111!? L ,1 ... ..
charge on Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, county and was a most liberal contra j Z 7. ' thnt Z Z.rtZ , TZ
then again at Gettysburg when in com- utor to any effort for the improvement . JELrV L-T k ?, J?
mand of the sharpshooters of Daniel's of his fellow-man. He was consulted e sufl,Clent com to huy the outfit
brigade, and again on the 19th of Sep- and his advice asked in nearly every fhphant; the Army s sensational
temher. 18K4. at Winchester, he was enterprise that was undertaken in nis j -
shot entirelv throucrh the body, the bul- county. In addition to his extensive
Scheme Includes Tr;ins.i ,;i!ii.n'f
Players in Aulo Trucks."
first offering will be "The Brand of J
Cain." This feature play is present- ! let entering the right breast and com- mercantile business he was president
ed by the famous' "Ne'er-Do' Well" cast I ng out under the left shoulder. Al- of the Bank of Pittsboro ever since its
though so desperately wounded he was organization ana was aiso me secie-
back on active dntv in front of Peters- tary and treasurer, and m active
in which he had a monotonous part.
great renown, have among their pup-. . . off . ,T, Rnalrpr.. Wfls n
porting principals baivator aoite, -;EnglIsh comedv that proved exceed-lthe Panama Canal Zone.
movy of the Aborn Opera Company, . H-ht-wa!sted. I of Cain" will be followe
Ruth Thompson, George Williams Le
Roi Operti and Horace Rowe, all art
isrs of special distinction. In order
to do full justice to the great Lehar
r.core the company carries its own
j Miss Billie Burke, having done her
i time in the movies and brought forth
a little daughter, will return to the
stage ot the spoken word in a new
! scenes at sea were filmed en route to
ollowed by a three-
reel feature entitled "Twisted Trails,"
An all-star cast will be presented in
this pfece, including dashing Tom
Mix, Bessie Eyton, Eugenie Besserer,
burg by the first of January. charge, of the J. M. Odeli Manuiactur-
When the North Carolina division of ing Company, whose cotton mill at
the United States Confederate Veter- Bynum had been successful to a re-
ans was organized in 1895 he was unan- markable degree.
on the west Point football team.
"Ollie" has an excellent chance to
earn a record for continuous playing
on the gridiron, that will equal Cy
Young's big league service.
Good news for the big leaguers who
find themselves tagged for the bush
is furnished by the following head
lines: "Minor Leagues to Economize
It i.'v said that Francis Ouiinci js
flaying some wonderful imIi i,s,,
days, which shows lha Kr:i"cis is one
Tllf ld'l ' (' i'.r ,;r,s
the harder it will be in cnii imv
powers that he is not a ,r .
Even should the C:u(lir::ls Mea:
Hornsby, Snyder, Va!s.,:i, .M-admvs
ana tew otners to the Cuhs, nw
Cards should still be able lo hold
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uieir own in me ;auon;.: League
According to last season's standing
the only thing that would prevent the
Cards from holding their own would
be for the Reds to win no T.or
, j comedy "Of Lower and Higher in New f Al W. Filson and others.
i-uiupieie uicuesu. srnt win laur n, ci. Willkm Fn's trin of releases
. . i I I 1 K I j iK. WIlllt-MI 11 V IV I I n rillllll.
TirKets , . . . . . , . I
1 with a piece since the days of her
j Canadian drama by Mr. Maugham.
fiom $2 down to 50 cents.
will go on sale at Elvington's
day morning at 9 o'clock.
Roosevelts 30 Years Wedded.
Oyster Bay, N. Y., Dec. 2. Former
President and Mrs. Theodore Roose
velt were the recipients of many mes
sages of greeting from relatives and
friends today on the occasion of their
the next three weeks form a program
of strength and merit. The outstand
ing features of the production are
The other day AMr. Mclntyre and Theda Bara's re-appearance in films
j Mr. Heath, the familiar "team" of the , as the heartless love pirate m whose
vaudeville stage and the musical plays 1 portrayal she still remains unrivalled
whom the whole American the-e j Gladys Coburn's debut in the silent
! knows in their perennial sketch 'of I drama, as a member of the Fox
negro characters and humors, "The ! forces, and George Walsh's acting in
! Ham Tree," celebrated the forty-sec-1 a tensely exciting photoplay of ro-
T, ,x ---l--,.. nJ;i, l ond anniversary of the beainniner of mance and adventure. The titles of
i.rn u n f 5,. rrv, ! their partnership. Since those days the three productions are:
marriP,! rw 9 iSRfi ir, f n I in San Antonio one or
Jubilee, of College Paper.
JProvidence,' R. I., Dec. 2. A score
or more nf Rrnwn TTTiivprsitv nlnmni
who were instrumental in the estab
lishment of the Brown Daily Herald,
or who have served at one time or an
other as -its editors, returned to their
alma mater today for a reunion and
dinner in celebration of the twenty
fifth anniversarv of the nnhliVntion
During the quarter century of its ex
istence the Herald has not missed an
issue, and Brown still enjoys the dis
tinction it had when the paper was
established of being the smallest col
lege in the world to issue a daily paper
devoted exclusively to college news.
the other of en," with Theda Bara; "The Battle of
them has missed but two perform-; Life," with Gladys Coburn, and "The
ances for which they were scheduled. ' Island of Desire," with George Walsh.
They happened to be appearing at the ! Robert Warwick has begun work
Winter Garden on the day of the an- j on a film adaptation of "The Argyle
niversary and some of their associates ; Case," the play of Harvey J. O'Hig
made much of it. jgins, Harriet Ford and William J.
Henry E. Dixey's place as Long i Burns, in which Robert Hilliard starr
John Silver in the "Treasure Island" ed so successfully throughout the
at the Punch and Judy ha been takenj country a few years ago.
permanently regulated and made active bj
lie celebrated Shivar Mineral Water. Po&
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ACADEMY of MUSIC
Wed. NIGoHNTLy Dec. 6
ANDREAS DIPPEL Presents
The Comic Opera Triumph of 2
3y FRANZ LE HAR Composer of
"The Merry Widow" with
And Stellar Metropolitan Cast
Prices: $2, $1-50, $1, 75c, 50c.
Tickets at Slvington's Dec. 4th.
A PRETTY SCENE FROM THE LEH AR OPERETTA "GYPSY ItJVE."
Arthur Albro, as "Jozsi" and Finita De Soria as "Zorika" in the famous
, Lehar operetta to be seen at the Academy of Music, Wednesday night,
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