San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 13, 1926 Page: 3 of 8
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SAN PATRICIO COUNTY NEWS. SINTON, TEXAS.' MAY 13, 1928
Elaine Theatre Program
TONIGHT —THURSDAY —Big Charleston Contest. Come
out and root for your favorite dancer. On the screen —
Thomas Meighan in “Irish Luck.”
SATURDAY—Tom Mix in “Wagon Trails.” This is a re-
vival pf one of the big Western pictures on which Tom
Mix made his reputation*. Formerly Titled “In the Days
of the Thundering Herd.” Also showing two 2-reel
•* comedies, including another “Buster Brown Comedy”
and Fox News.
MONDAY and TUESDAY—Special added attraction, “The
Royal Troubadours.” A Big Time Vaudeville attraction
. from the Big Time Circuit while it .is closed. A variety
show of the latest jazz music, songs, comedy, novelties.
Also showing “The Non-Stop Flight.” No advance in
prices —10 and 35c.
WEDNESDAY —“The Shamrock Handicap,” and the last
chapter “Green Archer.”
THURSDAY and Friday (Next Weekl-D. W. Griffith’s
“Sally of the Sawdust.”
icg *K»e of the most, hilarious .seen*.***
ever sireeued in which the irrepres-
sible McGargle <irives his ear across
country in an effort^ to get to the i
coiirthouse to save Sally from his- i
g.ra.f,c.. % . • •-—-— J j
"Sal;y. si/ the. Sawdust” will he l
shown a the Elaine Theatre n xi
Tivnr-day and Fri/lay, v .
D.B. Speck. aged 67 years, .father
\V. M. Speck of Sinton. died
April’IT. '] 926. at his home in Abilene, i
after a long illness. .,.v.
Mr. .Speck left besides his wife, |
eight children, of whom all hut one. j
together with his aged father, who I
lives at Llano, were present at his !
death. Four sons. E. O. Speck of
Chicago, post office official; H. E.
Speck of San Marcos, Dean of South
Texas State Teachers College; (’. D
Speck of Abilene, county judge and
\V. M. Spck of Sinton, minister of Sin-
|! ton Church of Christ, survive their
J! father, and four daughters. Mrs. Er-
■ '■ ' 1 —-'.c——-i—:— ——— --------- --—~ j nest Taylor. Mrs. Oliver Knight, Mrs.
NEW GRIFFITH FILM AMONG THE ! handy man with other people's pock- P. A. Conway and Mrs. Charlie Fowler,
T r K S
D. 3. SPECK
SIX BEST—“SALLY OF THE
ets; and his ward who believes she is all of Abilene.
his daughter and who loves and fights | Many and very beautiful floral
for him. pieces were sent to the funeral by
Ranked by national critics as one of j The comedian’s part is played by frjends of the family, and churches
the six best pictures of the year. D. . W. C. Fields, for years famous laugh- anrj schools all over the state, as tes-
W. Griffith’s newest production. “Sally maker of the stage and now star of timony of esteem for the dead, the
o‘f the Sawdust” is the first motion the Ziegfeid Follies. The daughter s nicest beautiful of whic h was the one
picture to receive this distinction part, is played by Carol Dempster, the gpat from Sinton by members of Rev.
where the critics have seen it in an un- young California girl who has made Speck's congregation,
finished condition. such sensational advances in her Realizing that* the e„d was near.
During one of the trial showings of j screen work in the last year. The part gpeek made all arrangements for
the picture, which Mr. Griffith always | of Sally McGargle, the whimsical, im- - - - - -
makes that the public may tell him J pulsive waif of the circus, who idol-
•what is interesting and what is not; ! izes her “Pop.” and accepts his great-
several national critics on vacation in est rogueries as the perfection of _
that vicinity, dropped in to see it. i noble, honorable gentleman,” is the ^ Rev Speck remained with his dying
So enthusiastic were they, that they i best work of her career and one of the at er or a °lont and a half> a sweet
immediately telegraphed for the re-; memorable triumphs of screen acting. ' llegP, maf e po^sihle t0 him through
mainder of the board of critics to! Others whom Mr. Griffith recruited the kmdness of h,s membership who
carried on his church work very ef-
ficiently without him to allow him to
be with his father during his last
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hi9 own funeral, selecting the songs
he loved, the singers, the speaker and
the place of burial.
come to a later, showing.
j from the stage for parts In the picture
Then they voted it one of the best are Alfred Lunt. star of “The Guards-
pictures of the year, and one of the J man” and Glenn Anders, featured
most entertaining pictures ever made, player in the Pulitzer prize-winning
No other producer ever has had so j “They Knew W hat They
many pictures ranked in the select list Wanted.
of best as Mr. Griffith, but for delight-
ful entertainment, laughter, human has used in any picture excepting his
play of.emotions and splendid acting,! great spectacles such as “The Birth of
“Sally of the Sawdust” ranks with the a Nation,” “America," “Orphans of the
Mrs. D. P. Speck, widow of de-
ceased, will arrive in Sinton shortly
The cast is the largest Mr. Griffith tor a vislt to her son and
finest things he has ever done.
The charm of circus life and car-
Storm” and “Hearts of the World.”
The scenes are lavishly staged, vary-
nival merriment for the background ing from circus activities to the social
is illuminated with the Joyful gaiety 1 splendors of beautiful homes. And as
of two- characters new to the screen, ’ typical of Griffith’s work, the action
a side-show entertainer, juggler and ! grows to a sensational finish, includ-
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The first time admission was ever
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San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 13, 1926, newspaper, May 13, 1926; Sinton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth716825/m1/3/: accessed March 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Taft Public Library.