Newspaper clippings - Theater - Transcript.
"The first theater of Mercy's was the forerunner of many he was to build or purchase and remodel. He now operates fiver here and eight outside the city. One, the capitol, was the largest west of the Mississippi river when it was built and its stage ranks today the largest west of Chicago. In the days of the Gem, Lyric and other early Mercy theatres feature pictures where about 30 minutes long but the operator often dragged them out longer for he turned the projection machine by hand and could pad the program at will."
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