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u ards' big time act "Kid Kabaret" at the Majestic, first three days of this week.

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extremely elaborate, mounting, both in
regard to scenic effects and costum-
ing. "For the Love of Mike" is being
pronounced everywhere, the most
tuneful,"the most merry and the most
beautiful, of-the season's musical com-
edies, in the way of pretty girls and
costumes. "For the Love of Mike"
will be the attraction at the Whitney
on Friday, November 13.
OLD CLASSIC PLAY TO APPEAR
AT LOCAL PLA YIIOUSE SOON
Messrs. Kent and O'Connor, the Chi-
cago producers, announce the forth-
coming engagement of their complete
scenic production of the standard old
classic, "East Lynne" at the Whitney
theatre Monday, Nov. 9, matinee and
night, with a specially engaged com-
pany, headed by Miss Jacqueline De-
Witt as Lady Isabel and a notable sup-
porting cast. It has been some years
since the Michigan public has had an
opportunity to see this grand old play
produced by a first-class one-night
stand company, and the producers
have provided an exceptional produc-
tion. All special scenery and' lighting,
effects are carried and the wardrobe
worn is a feature. Popular prices
vill prevail.
LACK OF CHEMICAL SUPPLIES
DEMANI)S (GOVERNME NT ACTION
In response to appeals sent out by
the University of Michigan and other
universities and industrial institutions,
asking the cooperation of the State
department at Washington in alleviat-
ing the hardships caused by the scar-
city of chemical and other laboratory
supplies, the State department has is-
sued letters 'setting forth locations and
addresses of the various consular rep-
resentatives and industrial agents in
Germany.
Representations to foreign govern-
ments, on behalf of American purchas-
ers, are being made by the State de-
partment also, but, owing to the dan-
ger of violating the American poli-
cy of neutrality, the greater burden of
the work will have to be left to private
initiative.

At the Wlitiley
Ye who pine under monoton. will,
welcome the charming musical play,
"The Girl of My Dreams" which comes'
to the Whitney Thursday night, Nov-
ember 12.
It is an express train to "Happy-
land," and a blending of pretty girls
with tuneful music, a bunch of laugh-
ter tinged with just a touch of sent!-
mont. -
The scenic mountings of the piece
and the costuming are splendid and
appropriate, while the staging of the
epsemble numbers and novelties with
which "'The Girl of My Dreams"
abounds, are unque and original.
The book is by Wilbur D. Nesbit and
Otto Hauerbach, music by Karl Hosch-
na. The cast includes Countess Von
Hatzfeldt-Clara Thropp, H arland
Briggs, Irving Brooks, Adele Boulaise,
Jules Pailly, Marie Grenier, Bud Mur-
ray and Harry Humphreys. The piece

ATTHE MAJESTIC
The vaudeville bill which is to pre-
sented at the Majestic the first three
lays of this week will more than ful-
fill the promises made for it in ad-
vance The "Kid Kabaret," a new and
elaborated version of Gus Edwards'
ever popular hit, is well worth the
,rice of admission alone.
While George Jessell and Miss Betty
Washington are featured with the
'Kid Kabaret," the supporting com-
pany of ten young people is uniformly
good. Miss Washington's violin num-
bers a-e highlights of more than usual.
brilliance in an act which is already
very satisfactory. Mr. Jessell will con-
tribute two of the song hits in the
score, "In My Palace Down in Pales-
tine" and the 'What Ja' Ma' Call
'hm," while Lou Edwards will lead the
company in singing the "English Rag"
an~d makes a big hit with his Scare-
crow dance. A post-finale dance on
the table by Evelyn McVey closes the
act very prettily, and a soprano solo
"I'm Going to Let the Whple World
Know I Love" by Nita Johnson is an-
other gen
For incredible swiftness and com-
pleteness in changing characters., the
work of Madame Marion has never
been excelled--if indeed ever equalled
-by anything ever seen this far west.
The plot of the little sketch i'A Daugh-
ter of Proteus," tells a consistent
fable, all seven feminine characters
being played by Madame Marion. She
exits from a door as a refined elderly
lady, and hardly does the curtain drop
to its place when she emerges in the
character of an Irish maid, an Italian
girl or the city woman at will. Every
ole of her characters is a distinct'
and authentic creation, the more re-
nmarkable for its quick change. In
rapid order; and changing back and
forth to any of the impersonations at

Principles with "The Girl of

will, Madame Marion's

work presents

the characters of Angelina Patrino,
Mrs. Amber, an old lady; Norah, an
Irish servant character; Birdie De-
Vere, from the Follies; Pansy Smith,
an eccentric comic from next door;
Marie, a French ,maid, and Hattie
Amber, an actress; all in a manner
which is very satisfactory.
The program bills Joe Daniels as an
eccentric monologuist, but this does

reams," Whitney Theatre, Thi
tov. 12.
not begin to hint how really
while he is or how much supe
line of work is over countles
acts in one which present the
under practically the same
Daniel's "Pittsburg, P. A." sc
impersonations of well knowi
dians are real hits. The show
opened by Sam Kaoni, a Hawa
who plays a variety of stringed
ments in a novel way.

is credited with winning
success in New York and

tremendous.
Chicago.

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