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"Pygmalion" at the Whitney
It is safe to designate Mrs. Patrick
Campbell, who will be seen in "Pyg-
malion" at the Whitney theatre Wed-
nEsday, as the foremost representative
Englisi_ actress of the day. In London
she is accepted as Sarah Bernhardt is
in France, and as Duse in Italy.
As Paula Tanqueray, in "The Second
Airs. Tanqueray," Mrs. Campbell made
her first great success on the London;
stage, and since then.she has continu-

It is one of the ..a known musical
organizations on the road. Each one
of them plays from four to seven in-
struments. There is a mandolin or-
chestra, a violin chorus and a banjo
club. They render everything from
ragtime to Grand Opera and their de-
scriptive numbers are unusually well:
rendered, including "The Mill in the
Forest," and others.
Roach and McCurdy are known as
the "Prune Centre Cut-ups." They
are the original Hi Holler and town

'Arent." This I rio is known to present
one of the most sensational and orig-
ira: wire acts ever seen.
Sunday, February 6, another of those
famous William Fox photoplays, "Her
Mother's Secret," will be shown. The
production is said to be most elabo-
rate and the acting superb.
Song and Dance Revue
Coming February 7, 8 and 9, will be
Pepples' Song and Dance Revue of
1915. This is a novelty in Black and
White. The act includes a bevy of
pretty girls who sing and dance clev-
erly. It is called a pocket edition of
"Zeigfeld's Follies of Wintergarden
Show." The girls march right down
the gangplank from the stage, singing
vigorously and Mary Gardenishly, it is
big city stuff and the people like it.
The Hippodrome Four, is a comedy
quartette that introduces their riotous
singing and dancing in a novel offer-
ing called, "Denglespied's Night
One of the big surprises of the sea-
son is John Neff, called the "World's
Greatest Musician?" He will intro-
duce an original stunt just adopted
for laughing purposes and it serves its
Allan and Allan are a couple of
acrobats who are residents of Grand
Rapids, Mich. Manager O'Donnell, of1
the Majestic, put them in an amateur
show three years ago and saw they
had talent and they have played all
the big houses in the country. Miss
Allan is a wonderful boxer and she
gives a demonstration of her clever-
uess with the mitts at every perform-
The Three Lorettas have an act of
melody and fun. Father, mother and
son play on many musical instruments,
including the saxophone, trombone,
cornet and violin.
Just for three days changing the bill
every day, February 10, 11 and 12,
Boyle Wolfolk's La Salle Musical Com-
edy company will appear. On Thurs-
day that delightful comedy, "The Time,
the Place, and . the Girl," will be
shown. On Friday, "The Girl Question"
will be the offering, and on Saturday
the attraction will be, "Miss Nobody
from Starland." There is a complete
change of costumes and scenery for
each show and the cast includes three
well known musical comedy stars,
such as Guy Voyer, Harrie Lee, Lor-


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Lly strengthened her hold on the L-n-
ion public. She later toured this
ountry, playing the Pinero heroine ,
o that this is not her first Americn
This season Mrs. Campbell will pre-
ent "Pygmalion," an offering from the
en of the brilliant English dramatist,
xeorge Bernard Shaw. Her imperson-
tion is that of Eliza Doolittle, a Lon-
on flower girl. The character of
liza is a humorous one and shows'
[rs. Campbell at her best, displaying
er exceptional endowment of force,
amperament and personal distinction.
At the Majestic During Exams
Owing to there being no publication
The Daily, during the examination
ays, the management of the Majestic
heatre are publishing their attrac-
1ns in advance until such time as The
wlly resumes publication.
Today and tomorrow the musical
medy, "This Way Ladies." It is a
Indy comedy, well cast, and intro-
ices such well known people as
rank Minor, who has the principal
medy part. He is an exceedingly
ever comedian who knows how to
it punch and effective acting to the
aracter, his Teddy Roosevelt and
illiam J. Bryan song, being one of
e big hits of the evening. The chorus
"This Way Ladies" is beautifully
wned, every change showing new-
ss in design and make, while the
ecial scenery is very elaborate and
riking to the eye. There were some l
or more new musical numbers iii-
oduced, each one scoring for its
neful music and the manner in
hich each was rendered.
Sunday, Robert Mantell, supported
Genevieve Hamper and an all star
st, in "The Unfaithful Wife," a most
nsational and interesting film. It
als with a woman loved by two
en, one of whom is already married
her. It is the story of Fabio Ho-
ani, modernized. At the conclusion
e is locked in a vault and becomes
aving maniac, and the husband con-
etes his vengeance.
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednes-
y, January 31, February 1 and 2,
'he German Side of the War" will be
own in motion pictures. These pic-
res were taken by Edwin F. Weigle,
e Chicago Tribune special photogra-
er. These pictures come close on
e heels of news dispatches. Tley
ow in vivid detail features of a mili-
y campaign more vast than that
ged in the same territory, by the
ce mighty Napoleon.
For February 3, 4 and 5, an unusual
udeville show is booked. It is head-
by the official orchestra of the Ro-
y clubs of America, and is called
eber's Melodyphiends, 11 in number.

constable in Wm. A. Brady's "Way
Down East," and present a melange of
burlesque stunts conceived for laugh-
ing purposes only.
Herman and Shirley will present a'
surprising novelty, which is a revela-
tion. It is called "The Mysterious
Florence Rayfield introduces a num-
ber of new and up-to-date songs in
which she displays a wonderful voice.j

raine Bernard and, others.
On Sunday, February 13, William
Farnum, known as the $100,000
"movie" star, will be seen in a ro-
mantic drama, "A Soldier's Oath." Mr.
Farnum's acting is well and favorably
known in Ann Arborand in this he is
said to excel all previous efforts.
Primrose Minstrels
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,
February 14, 15 and 16, George Prim-


settings, new jokes, and songs, and
the same wonderful cast of perform-
ers, will come. The extra added at-
traction will be, "The Great Howard,"
acknowledged to be the best of the
ventriloquists, in his funny dentist's
office act. Bryan and Hardy in a mu-
sical act that is different, and Rothali
and Schelli, in a unique specialty, and

the Bennington Sisters in an acro-
batic act that is new and sensational.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb-'
ruary 17, 18 and 19, the biggest suc-
cess of the season is Churchill's new-
est and best musical show, "Around
the Town," featuring Earle Dewey,
Mable Rogers, Bruce Richardson, Al-
leen Morrison and Ben Milton.

British Defeat Arabs in Fatal Battle
London, Jan. 27.-Reuters' corre-
spondent at Cairo, in a dispatch deal-
ing with British General Wallace's
victory over the Senussi tribesmen,
says 4,500 Arabs were engaged and
driven back three miles. The British

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