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Image from page 1347 of "Moving Picture News (1911)" (1911)
Image by Internet Archive Book Images Identifier: movingpicturenew04unse Title: Moving Picture News (1911) Year: 1911 (1910s) Authors: Subjects: motion pictures Publisher: Cinematograph Publishing Company Contributing Library: Library of Congress, MBRS, Moving Image Section Digitizing Sponsor: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: as seri-ous affairs, applauding the hero and heroines for their deeds,and heartily laughing at the comedy. Even impressivescenery is given approval. It is real drama to them, and 1often wish the real actors and actresses could hear some ofthis open praise. Even Chases, our most expensive homeof polite vaudeville, opens and closes its performances witha motion picture which is enjojed as much as many of theacts. This is usually of an educational nature. * * * * The Metropolitan Quartette has been making a big hit atthe Plaza during the past week, using ballad and ragtimeselections. The reception that this group of men receivedat the Academy on Sunday last would have been envied bygreat celebrities. * * * * The championship baseball series has been drawing largecrowds during its round at the various theaters. The DavidCopperfield reels have been well received. p)i * * * It is interesting to note that the various reels of the dem-onstration work of the United States Office of Good Roads Text Appearing After Image: DUST TEST, 35 MILE.^ .\X TIdIR. NE.\R WASHINGTON have been making a circuit in various parts of the countrywith the result that the part that the national governmentis playing in making better roads is being understood. It isalso making the States look to their own highways and giv-ing them ideas of improvements. The motion picture indus-try is doing a good work here, and the Selig company isthe manufacturer. Other works of the Government will befilmed shortly. * * * Nat Braham. who has been giving an exhibition withtrained fleas in this city, has a motion picture made of hisperformers by a local firm. The reel is said ,to be remark-able, and the tricks of the tiny creatures wonderful. Thiswill enable Mr. Braham to exhibit the wonderful stunts ofhis fleas to a larger audience with a lecture of explanation. LOOKING OVER THE FIELD Mrs. George Rubenstein, assistant to Giles R. Warren,editor of the Lubin Manufacturing Company, is compli-mented in a recent issue of the Ohio State Journal, Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
Image from page 18 of "News from the birds" (1898)
Image by Internet Archive Book Images Identifier: newsfrombirds00key Title: News from the birds Year: 1898 (1890s) Authors: Keyser, Leander Sylvester, 1856- Subjects: Birds Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and company Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: AUTHOKS PKEFACE. i> ? Thanks to a number ofwide-awake observers and en-gaging writers, ornithology isv fast becoming one of themost popular studies in ourhomes and schools. The birdsare actually winning fame, andwell they deserve all the laurelsthey have captured in recent years. Yonderlittle black-capped chickadee will soon bemore of a celebrity than the virtuoso on thehuman stage, and the hermit thrush will stealthe bays from the brow of the most renownedprima donna. Well, let it be so. We shall Text Appearing After Image: xiv NEWS FROM THE BIRDS. not be jealous of the plaudits given to the out-door choralists, even if we human performersare in a measure forgotten. Not only are books on birds in demand,but the ornithologist is often solicited to givetalks and lectures in parlors, high schools, col-leges, and churches, and at popular summerassemblies. Even the stereopticon is beingused to illustrate lectures on feathered folk,and young people, as. w7ell as their elders, seemto listen wTith spellbound interest to the por-trayal of bird life, and are as ready to breakinto applause over some avian exploit as if itwere a tale of human achievance or heroism.All these are cheering signs of the times, indi-cating a healthy moral and mental growth. Yes, the ethical life, as well as the intel-lectual, is stimulated by the enthusiastic studyof Nature. All of us are familiar with ThomasChalmerss famous discourse on The Expul-sive Power of a New Affection. The best wayto crowd out the evil is to crowd in the good.Da Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.