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IN tlio Inst few yvnnot Ills
llfu, from 18J5 to IKW, Blr
Wnlti-rMcott kept ii Jour
tiul, a eoiiiiiiuiipliicu Ixxik
"lilcli IiUkuii-Iii liiw.Jolm
(HLihoii I.ooklmrt, umi! to
KOino extent In tlie lr'
iitntlou of IiIn lilograiliy
of tlio Kri'iit "Wlwinl of
tlio Xurtli." TIkto worn
rcnxoiiH tlii'ii, wlilrh tlini)
Iiiim now loinoviil, why
ninny fnets and olitorvn
tlotw recon lit I In the jour
iml Bhoulil not ho innilo
pit'itlc. Now tlio join na
Is pul)llslicl In Its entirety,
Just us tho nutlior of Wnveily left It. In the
nliihi tliu Journal is a i coord of the hravu
stniKKlo "Ith iliuinehil iltaister. At the time
of itxi'ouinieneeiiient the clouds of mlverxlty
whlcli wero lowering In HcottV horizon eio
about to (UfchnrRO tlielr eouteutR. Ills busi
ness relations with Constablo and .Tames
lliilleutlnu, tho publishers, involved 111 lit In
tho ruin wrought by the paiile in ISiA Seott
was a wcict partner in the house of Hiillen
tine .t Co , and he undertook to illseharKe
his IndehtediiOH Mith his pen. Iletween IH'.'.'i
and 18!U ho earneil il'JO.dOd for his eiidltoiH,
kllhsl himself with tho prodigious oll'ort, but
died with a clear conscience ami left an tin
sullied iinmu. This journal is tho rccoidof
that struggle, and It cannot bo rend without
arousing In the reader the greatest idiniia
t ion for tho honor anil courage of the mini
w ho made ho bravo a light. Keott was led to
begin this Jui nal hy 11 ron's example. Of
Hymn lin thought highly of ImiIIi his tioetiy
and hU character. Jloore, too, according to
Scott, was a good deal of u man. Words
worth's poetry ho thought too full of abstract
ideas. Ho thought Wbnlsworth could have
beeti popular if ho hail eared to mako himself
so. "What I liked about Hyron," ho says,
"IkmiIiIch his boundless genius, was his gener
oslty of spit It as well as purio, and his titter
contempt of all affectations uf .literature."
Ho thought Ityrou painted himself much
worse morally thnn ho reully was. Houthoy
ho considered grroit, but too dliruse. UHVord
used to cilitBoaitliey's art Iclew written for tho
Ilcvlew. Hubstsueutly wo seo how often
Itallentlno thought he ould Improve .Scott's
own writings. Of himself Bcottwroto: "The
anxiety of a poet for pin No and coiupllineuts
I Imvo alwajH endeavored to keep down,
Uui ing these years Keott was HiilTei lug fi om
jmrlodlcal attacks of his disease, gall stones,
which created tlio greaU-st agony. Ju 1&M
he was at woik on "Woodstock" and tho
"Llfo of llonnpnrte," mid did an limueiiso
piantlty of hack work in order to wio out
his debts. In writing he never could adhere
to any plan. His characters Iweaiuu impot t
ant or Insignlllcant, not according to tho or
igiual conecptkin, but eccordlng to Ills suo
cess or failure In bringing thuiu out. When
tho second volume of "Woodstock" was Mu
lshed lio did not know how the story was to
bo wound up to a catustrophe. Qu March of
this year ho read Miss AwstejiV -"Piido and
PmiJiiiIIcu" for tlio third time, wiylug, "The
big bow.wow strain I can do myself, but tho
exquisite touch which ruudeic ordinary, com
monplace tilings and diameters interesting
from the truth of tho decrlptionaud the sen
timent is denied me." liallHiitno did not
think very fa volubly of (tortious of "Wood
stock," hut "Woodstock" sold for itt.ftM cash,
wlilcli repicsentisl tlireo months' work. "J
hato funerals always did,1' wrote Keott In
his journal. "There is Midi a mixture of
mummery with real grief Uio actual mour
ner, perhaps, heart-broken, Jind all the rest
making solemn faces, observations on tho
weather, and hero and there a. greedy fel
low enjoying tho cake mid wine."
Then, with a touch of humor, ho adds tlutt
his father loved funcralu, and us lie wasn
man of lino presence and looked the
mourner well, ho was asked to every funeral
of distinction. He wi itcs about ivddtiuj uj
Ills room, u phrase still in common uso in
parts of Pennsylvania. In May his wife
died. Ho looked at tlio body, but .did not
wish to sco it a second time, Campbell, he
thought, ought to have cut a bigger Jlguio
before the wot Id than he did. "Somehow he
wants audacity." In Scotland many people
came to see Hcott, but when he went down to
London on business ho was welcomed us a
genuine lion. Ho dined with the I ing, talked
with tho Duke of Wellington, breakfasted
with Hogers and .Moore, went on to Tail
mid there met Fen Imoi o Cooper. The king
of Franco whs also very gracious to him.
The Duko of Wellington gave Scott jKilnts
for his "NaK)leon" or "Hony," as Hcott
called tho life. There are sevoial eutrlts
about Cooper and his novels. Audubon, the
ornithologist, called on Scott anil tho lutter
wrote "the drawings aro of the Hist order."
In tho rail of 17111 his health had failed to
such an extent that a trip to Southern Eu-
roo wub deemed advisable. 'I ho last entry
was made under the date of April 10, l&'J'i
Then ho returned by way of Home to Alilnits
foul, where ho died September Ul. a mouth
after his nriival home.
The following description of tho "girl we
like" Is taken fioni Mr. Dana's i'lin."
There is a tye of girl that overyliody
likes. Nobody can tell exactly why, but af
ter you Imvo met her jou tuin away to some
other woman saying: "Don't you like Miss
Grosvenorl" Now tho reason you llko her Is a
subtle one; without knowing all about her
you feel Just the sort of girl shu is.
She Is the girl who Is not "too bright and
good" to be able to find joy and pleasure all
over the world.
Shots the girl who iipptcclntes tho fact
thnt she cannot always have the llrst choice
of everything in the world.
She is the girl who Is not aggressive end
does not llud joy In inciting uggiossive peo
ple She is the gill who has tact enough not to
say the very thing that will cause the skele
ton In her friend's closet to rattle his bones.
She Is the glil who, whether it Is waim or
cold, clear ur stormy, finds no fault with tho
Hheistlie girl who, when you Invito her
any phuv, compliments you by looking her
She Is the girl wholsFwrctnud womanly to
look at nud listen to, and who doesn't strike
you as a poor Imitation of a dcml-mondalne.
She Is the gill who makes this world a
pleasant place because she Is so pleasant her
self. And, by the bye, when vou come to think
of It, Isn't she the gill who makes you feel she
likes you and therefore, jott llko her
In response to a general demand "the lilsh
Jubilee" which appeared In Tiik CouuiFU-n
few weeks ago, Is tcproduccd below:
Oh, n short time ago, ho,nn Irishman nam
Was Mlcctcd to the senate by a very larno ma
jority He felt so elated that he went to Dennis Cas-
WIioowiimI a liar-loom of a very large caper-
He said toCasstdy "(to over to the brewer,
For it thousand kegs of lager hceraud give It
to the p or;
ThengooMT to the hutehei shop and order
up a ton of meat,
He sure to seethe hoys mid girls have all tho
want todilnk undent;
Mend nut ln Itntloiis in twenty dlllereut hing-
And don't lorget to tell them to bring their
They'No iniide mo their Senator, and so, to
show my gratitude.
The) 'II have the llnest supper oer glen In
Tell them the music will bo furnished by
Assisted on the bag-pipes ,y Kellx McCall-
S'lintner tbeexpenscsare, reinenilier I'll put
up tho tin,
And any ono who doesn't coino bo sure unci do
not let them In.
Cnssldy at once sent out the Invitations,
And tiry ono that came was a credit to their
Some came on bicycles because they hud no
fare to pay,
And those who didn't como at all inmUi up
their minds to stay away.
Two by threes they marched In the dining
Young men and old men, and girls thai were
not men at all.
Illlnd men and deaf men, and liieu who laid
their teeth In pawn;
Single men and double men, and men who
had their glasses on.
IIroro mini uilnutcs every chair wag taken,
Till the front looms and mushrooms were
piu'Kcd to suffocation.
When every one was tented they started tolay
out the feast,
Cnssldy said: "Itlse up and glvcuscacliacalte
He then said as manager he would try and
till tho chair,
He then sat down as wo looked at the bill of
There was pig's head and gold Ilsh, mocking
birds and ostriches,
Ice cream and cold cream, vusolliiuand sand
wiches; Hide fish, green fish, tlsli-hooks and part
ridges. Klsli-lmlls, snow-halls, cannon-balls and
Then weotooat meal
till wo could hardly
Ketch up and hurry up, sweet krout and sour
Dressed beef and naked beef, and beef with
all Its dresses on,
lieefstcaks and mistakes wore down on the
bill of fare,
Itoast ribs and spare ribs, and ribs that we
Iteludeer and snow dcor, dear mo! nud unto-
And the women ate so much inuchmeloii the
men said they eant-elopo:
Kd herrings, smoked herrings, herrings from
old Krin's Isle,
Hologna mid fruit cake ami sausages a half a
There was hot corn and cold corn, corn salves
and honey comb,
IUmmI birds, read books, sea bass and scn-
Fried Hi er, baked liver and doctor's big llier
And every ono was wondering who was go-
Ingtu puy the bills.
For desort wo had
toothpicks, Icepicks and
And washed them all down with a
of shaving soan:
WentoeierytlilngUint was down on tho bill
of fa iv.
Then looked on Hie back or It to kee If any
more was tliero.
Then the baud played hornpipes, gas-plpes
and Irish reels,
Anil wo dunced to the music or "The Wind
That Shakes the Hurley Fields;"
Then tho piper played old tunes and spit-
toons so very line,
Then In came Mr. Champagne and handed
him a glass or wine;
They welted the floor till they could be heard
for miles around,
When Onllngher was In the air his feet were
never on the ground.
A llnerlot of dancers you never set your eyes
And those who couldn't danco at nil were
dnncliiK with their slippers on.
Homo danced Jig tops, door steps and High
And Murphy look his knife out and tried to
cut u pigeon wing.
When the dance was over Cnssldy then told
To Join hands together and slug this good old
Chorus (A rter last veriu).
Should old acipialutauce be forgot,
Wherever we may be,
Think of the good old times we had
At the Irish Jubilee.
I heard tho othor dav tin Inter,. .tln.r
story or a nickel. Some time ago the
Ladles' Aid Society or a southern city
ogieed to Invest a nickel in some kind of ai
ticlo and sell It at u ptollt and reinvest it In
something else, and so on, to speculate on this
capital for two weeks and see how much
each could make One lady on tho same
evening of tho meeting, bought a cabbage
with her nickel. She carried It homo nud
sold half of It to her neighbor for a nickel.
She Invested that in vinegar and pickled the
remaining half, and sold tho plcklo for itt
ents. Bho then boiiuht S!0 cents worth of
cloth and a spool of thread, mid made It up
mi. i uk in iijnoiis, which sue sum ror va cents I
II A CIKI.
each, and took the 75 cents and lsuight tuo
lusses, and gaveu candy pulling to tho chil
dren, uifiklng them pay 10 cents a plate for
the candy. Tho molaBs, made tweuly-oiie
plates of candy, so she made t'.MO on ono
nickel in two week's time. How money will
grow If properly used.
With the next Issue TiikCoUHIKU begins its
sixth year. Five years ago it inado a modest
beginning, and each telve months has wit
nessed an enliirgemeii. nud improvement,
which have made TllK CouniKll of today
one of the lending journals of Its class in the
west. o appreciate tho cordial treatment
which TllK CouniKlihasatall limes rceivcd,
and would express our thanks to nil those
who have In any way contributed to its suc
cess- Tiik CouKlKIt for Iblll will be bilght
ened nud further Impioved In many ways.
Volume six will contain a nuinW of new
Lincoln ioople may lack in some things;
but they certainly liuvo a remarkably keen
appreciation of merit in matters theatrical,
Their discerning faculty Is lorn of an extens
lvo acquaintance witli the subject A llrst
class attraction always (Ills tlioFuukc,wherc
as an Inferior one although produced under
the auspices of a great name and with a
great show of "ixiiier,"" is Invariably giceted
with an empty house. Let me give you some
illustration. "The Charity Hall," the
In ightost thing artistically seen this season,
drew an immense house, notwithstanding a
number of strong c unter attractions. Dixey
has ill aw n some: very large audiences at dif
ferent points in the west till season, although
his company Is very Inferior. At Lincoln
there Aeie (list enough vacant chads to em
phasize the fact that our theatre-going pul
He recognl7cs the lecent deterioration In the
creator of "AdonK" Fay Tcmpletoti and
Itussoll's Comedians, a combination of un
usual ttrtngth so fur as iiami-ttaiocoiicoiucd,
came to us most thoroughly and eilVctliely
mlveitlsed, and with it successful, though
brief, leoord; but somehow the opinion got
abroad that "Slim MiOlnly" was common
place, and hardly anjbcdy went to see it,
i'.ven rny couldn't hoodwink thoirafty Lin
colnltes. Rice's "Wot Id's Fair" with the
prestige or Hlco's unuie Ml llatas it deserved,
,i III!.. IT ll,,u ..! UI....I.... fi .. 1. 1.. I. ; ,.. '
" ...h"i" uuniiunB, iiiiiLiiiii marly i
.,11 at il, niti... i.w.i,ii.. r.....i i t.- I
.-..-, .... eeu.mrnci me guueiy gous
here. Funko'b is alw aj s crowded w lieu there
Is anything worth wclng. When there Isn't
the house is empty.
What It Hues.
Hood's Snr&aput ilia
1. I'lirllles the blood.
ii. Ct eates an appetite.
!!. St lengthens the nerviii.
I. Makes the weak stiong.
ft. 0eioomiN that tfusl feeling.
(J. Cures sci or ilia, salt t Ileum, etc.
7 f n igoratch the kidneys and liver.
8. Hollows headache, Indigestion, dsep
slali. You can make n dollar go further at Her-
wlslmliuer A: Co's. for holiday goods than
u"i wueie in me west.
.Pertfilti "now wu.w wmti
'iii,V-"HHI, lilAIIV, I
ADI.V v-. I .ill NOW. I "IHIm; I
" CSwi'5r res?sil'i J .- '","!!".t'".,a
lloI.CIJ FAR NMKNTK.
VIHtK I'dSIIKiN III) I NIII'K SU'II fillffltS
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MUSIC AND TIIK DRAMA.
It wasia rather slngi lar coincidence that
brought, bitli Harry Dixey and K K Hlce to
Lincoln uVouploof weeks ago, and I noticed
In conversing with them that each noted It.
Who doesn't remember tlio old Hlce K; Dix
ey combination? Those were palmy days,
Indeed, tho dns of the woudeiful successor
"Adonis." It was astiong team, and Ixith
comedian nud manager made lots of money.
And that ivmluds me of Dixey's llrst success.
He was playing in ItlcoV'Kviingelliio" doing
tho "hind legs of the heifer" part, and ho did
it so well that he minion lilt. lUcoofteusak
of this r.ttker Ingloilous leglnnlugor Dixey's
career. Indeed he has a fondness for thlkli g
about hl erstwhile paitner, and In sinking
of "Hurry'' as ho invnrlnhly calls him, he
evinces ii tender legaid for his quondam
protogo. Dixey, too, has nothing hut gixxl
words for fno veteian burlesque king
Hut how times haiochnngnl 'Tisa mel
ancholy fatt that the Dixey or today Is not
tho Dixey rt old, as I.iuc-olnlteswlio attended
the two Hrrormauces nsently glen at
Funke's cud attest, and Hlce, who usid to I si
known as the most celebrated burlesque man
ager In tho couutiy has allowed the Iustie or
that onco mnglc name to fade sadly. Tra
versing dlireienl paths Hiee and Dixey nie
odny journeying to tint smue goal disap
pointment and failuie. Hut both me com
parativelyyouug; let us hope the jouuger
man win ilixi h new vent for his genius out
side or "Admis" now out or date, and "Tlio
Seven Ages." and thnt the elder nuiv win
back sin cess by some means worthier than
the "W rf'IJs Fair."
I nm at o less to understand how a man of
Kice's judgment could ever have consented to
ilsk his name and teputatlon ou such u Mue.
!egono entel prise as the "World's Fair " It
has been a ilbnial failure; but the patient
niaiiHger has refused to give it up. Ho 1ms
lost, I am told, not less than flS.OOOnlieady
on thU burlesque, and he keeps ou losing
Hlce Is n peculiar man. One would think
hnwould bo grently discouraged by his recent
experience; but he Isn't. Not a bit of It. Ho
Is just as chhiner and lhzht hearted as of old.
nud upiwirently not In the least disheartened,
The manager or tho Warder (iiauil ut Kun-
t..u 11, .. I.... I ..-.,.. ..- . ..
" "J i nun i nuvniii-n money 10 get II 0
minrLii. uui.n. i ..... ,"
kk. -.. ..e.o meo smuei inrougn It
hii. lit, linn iiiiii in iitr iinuii tin, ,......k....
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iiiiihtw niTK, iiuiii ii is now ouiy n
I suggestion of its rormerM-ir: but helms borne
it without a iiiuiuiur. Somo would 1st In
clined to call this 11 Ing In the race or 1'tovl-
deuce. Itl) Hlco it is only patleuco. Anil I
then) ueier was u more Mpu!ar mniinger.
The jsMiplo who saw tho "Woild's Fair" in
this cltj, saw it g'veu by men and women
i,iii iikiiii i, inrniu meir saiaues for six
wteks. At the co or the two night's en
gagement he dl iihsl the shiIs left over after
pulng hotel hills, etc., the membeis jtceiv
ing sums lauuliig Iioiii 1 to f:i each. Was
theieuny ciiilui),f Not a sign ot It. The
pnltiy pittances wue hh.IvisI without coin
plaint, and lh couiuiny went on their way
lejotclng. The sa they are iwifivtly will
ing to stay by Ilico as long us he wants them
I ANf'I'.S ? "
A riouviMAi. imii.v I WAt jonvniNft At roitPOKT-
pay or no pay. row managers could trans,
porta company nctossthe country nud keep
it together without mi money. Hlce doc it.
Iloccutrs to mo thnt thnt new puitonil
fni cf -comedy, "The Absent Mliulisl Mini,"
which Hlco says ho will simiii put on, can't
come any too soon.
When (leorge Marlon made his npcaranco
lx'foiotho footlights in "A Hrass Monkey"
Wtsliksilay evening, a louiiil or applause
grcclisl him that must cei taiuly have been
both pleasing and encouraging to that clever
comedian, Mr Mm inn's last visit to Lincoln
was with the I)o-kstaders minstrels two
vears ago, and many or our thcatro-goeis
stll lemeinher his loiy lino Impersonations
and other good woik. His new role, that of
farce comedy, comes to him naturally
and In his pi, -sent character he has made a
great hit everywheie. Hjsuklng of his
career to a CouniKll ieMiiterlu his dressing
rimiu during the progress or the piece, he said
ho is done Tor ever with black rnco work,
and only legretsthnt twoycars or his llfo were
"wasted" (ns ho lei med It) in that lino. He
hut Ih'cii with Hoyt for the past year and so
great has liccn his sticcet s that tho famous
author and playright is now arranging a
piece esH-clully for him. There Is something
M-culiarly Marlon In his stlo of acting.
Unlike nuirt coinisll.ins he docs not resort to
loud or boisterous uiatieiiveis to win ii
plaiise. His work Is all on tho quiet order,
the facial expressions and movements to
gether with excellent dialect Ix-nig his strong
For next season he alieady has a
of tempting niters, but with com
inondnblo judgment and foicsight he has as
yet accepted none, plefenlng to remain with
it good thing and a success. Tiik CoritiKit
cougiatulates Mr. Mai ion ou his piesont
I workiind Iioinw hu limy smm levfsll Lincoln,
I wlu'r" "u H,u "VU'H "" ''
Is and willing
ready to enchore his
entro ou the
Daggers uud pittoU, cut-thronts, thieves
and X)liticnl coiruptlotilsts, detctivei, ;kh
licemen uud gywhw, a "tank" scene of some
what original design, a burglary, requited
love, a silly slip of a girl and a hi amless dude
with some overy-day people to fill tin the
chinks, the whole constituting a itory ou
tlio order of "Lnptnlu Kyd, tho Crashing
('riisliMi- of llm fin rllu.nn K. i " l,,t,.l,wl ),.
rusnei ot ine lairiiieaii ia, liiteniKsl to
"IJuhU and Shadows" Fildai and S.itiirdv.
"Lights and Shadows'' is a dime novel
story uud Mr. (idler's couq any Is what Is
known ns a "ten, twenty and thllty cent"
combination. It uphills only to the gallery
gods anil it appaieutly made hut u small ine
pressiou on these divinities of the upper tier
III thlsclt .
I'erhuiM it is only fair to say a woul ror
i Miss Nannie l'almcr's painstaking silruul
i or the part ( r the victim; butof the company
as a whole, the hss said the Is'ttei. "Lights
ami Shadows" didn't take in Lincoln, to the
ciedlt of Lincoln Is it said.
"A Hi as Monkey" was given its llrst pre
Miitatlon at the 1'uuke WtHluesday evening.
It convulsed a largo midlenect consispienlly
It must bo voted a success.
Kxoeptlug"A Texas Hteor" and "A MM
night Hell" llot's comedies uionll construct
ed ou one piliielple tho piisluetlou of hi
larity and l acket. Ills fun Is ineasutnl by
thiinolso It makes. It Is always fAst and
"A 111 ass Monkey" Is one or the loudest of
lloyl'scientlons, and Judged by his own Idea
or run, It Is pei haps tho runniest. It Is a
tumult, a tin oi ii.a c clone -a elicus. Tl.erols
not a quiet moment. In It. A piano comes
Clashing down tho stairs, it vicious hull dog
makes the building echo with his deep and
ponel tilling yells, "the lloynl Hengal Tiger or
tho Southern Minns" and Ihiltttlr H'w meet
n mi encounter iiceouipaiihsl by a most vlg
oioiisrultllng of singe thuudtr oif(iiro,',
Mr HtHum nf Xrw Vork. and Mr. Iitlrrtf
7'iMim, slug "lliiflK Darlo' with a notice
able emphasis on the "don't give a damn," it
celoin. It is an unceasing i acket fl in bir
glmilug to end
If one likes loud run ho cannot help b I de
rive much enjoyuient fioni "A Hrass Mini
key" Them uieagieiil iniiiiy veiy hrlglit
things In It, and while at limes It is suggest
ion or "Lltllo I'uek" mid other well knowii
c minllcs, t hen. Is much that is new and flesh
In fnet a gi eat dial that Is fresh. Super
stition is the theme of (lie faice, ami (leoigo
F Mailou, as. IiiiiiiIi, (lie victim, puts orlgl
liallty ami fori e Into tho lending putt. Ills
success Is iiiiqualillfd, The leading at tor III
all or Ho t's "plays" Is largely lespoiiMlble Mr
their success, and It Is doubtful If any one
could do inoio than does .Million to conqs'l
favoiahle ricogulllon for "A Hi ass Monkey."
Alice lJviins, who Is somewhat noted as a
souhletle, does the pint or fifififfc,"!! goislj
but inedillesonie child." She is n iciy lively
miss ami easll wins the goisl will of nil aud
ience Her "Whistle and Walt for Ratio"
was far nud away the Is'st temleiliig of this
popular song that has Iseu hi aid In Lincoln.
Miss Maude Williams' singing Isa bright feat
llio of the entertainment. Nearly all of I ho
Important characters aro lepreseulid by
capable people. The dances and songs are
unique and pietty. Altogether "A.Hrofs
Monkey" Isa very fair faic'ecoiued rrom
the slam-bang stand point.
"II. S. Mnll," seen here a couple of months
go, was icprodueod at the Funko Thuisduy
evening beroro an appreciative audience.
The fill co has Impioved somewhat, but theio
have been no liupoitaut alterations, and tho
iHTforinaiico was substantially the sail in ns
the Hist origin il pi esentnt ion, Frank Davis,
Ituml, lenoiM-d his former success, anil
tho other membeisof the company acquitted
thvmscjvcs credlubly. ".U. S. Mull" Is, lit
(is way, n go, but it will piohahly not bo
Baliinlay night, Dccemliei 0, ArlwmaJoo
and his big KnsU'iii Dramatic Company will
present to the Lincoln public tor tho Hist
time the sensational coiu.sly drama, "lllack
nawgs i ne play Is or tho Musatlonal or
der, but Is fieo or all objectionable feuluics
and the plot Is a good one. The shooting
done by the ktur "ArUoiin Joo" surpasses
anything over seen in thisclty, nud ho is well
worthy the title "champion rlllo shot." Tho
compuiiy Is ubovu the average and well bal
anced. The comedians, O'Hi leu, the musical
wonder, mid C. C. Allen, the comlo song ami
tilck dancer, are well selected ror their parU.
The rest or tho company play tlielr respect
ive parts well. Tho performance of tho dogn
(of which tliero are four) semim nlnwmi li.
ismslbleiis they work almost the same as
human Isilugs, "Jumbo" thu cliampluu St.
Haiunrd Is a lieautlful big rdlow ami shows
to advanUigo during the progrossor tho piny.
AltOl'M) TIIK WOULD.
When the name or ICIralfy Ilrothers is ustsl
In connection with a diamiitlc display, it is
equivalent to declaring tho proiluctloii will
lo or such sss!tactilar grandeur as Is seen
under no other management, therororo
"Around the World" ns will 1. seen next
Monday and Tutduy oveiihigs ut Funke's
Ojiera house will be n proiluctloii or much
extruvugance with lUuling costumes, beaut I
fill scenery and wonderful mechanical and
calcium eirecU. The new great Mikado,
ballet and bric-a-brac, ballets nre intro
duced which form an ensemble, one of the
grandest pictures the stage has ever ws-u. In
the ballets ure intnslucisl tho "three little
inulils" dance. Tho "throe little boys under
a big umbrella" "Katlshn," "Koko" uiul
Too Ilnhs," dunce, ull to tho tune of the mu
sic of the odcrn ".Mikado." The live trick
elephant "Ma7.ouk," Is very clever and is ono
or the features of the attraction,
Miss Adele I'ayn will Im at the Funke
Wednesday evening, DeceinU'r 10th. The
menu IUiUi, of Akron, Ohio, speaking of
Miss l'ayn's work, says. The crrormaiicor
"Iidy MacU'tli" Miss Adelo I'ayn, entitles
her to rank umonc the verv few nhh, ,.,..
ents ot that most dllllcult role now upon the
American stage. It Is uclmrac'rr calling tor
the exhibition .if tin, imiut wlilnlv ,llir..ru..f
mental and physical qualities. The ferocity
or an nrniiMsl tlgiess, the iiitensest love or it
iashoiiulo natuie, and the infuriate) pathos or
a remoiso which llnds "no place for repent
ance," must all be expressed by the actress
woo uutienuKes mo ctiaractrlzutlou. It is
not usual to llml a fusion or such qualities In
a single individual, the blending or harshness
and tenderness and tlio mastery or love.which
Includes territle intention and horrible deeds
among tho gift which it brings to the shriuo
of Its Idol. Her work is ollhed, the voice ut
once musical and isiwerful, is used with ox
cellent discretion destine with her is not
wasted, but us,-d In the scene where she U
Inciting MacU'tli to the murder her acting
wnsiinpiesslvi and startling. This climax
won her mi enthusiastic n uud of honest ap
plause The tlnest piece of work during tho
evening was the she p-walkh.g scene, which
was weird and terilhleln lu it!ietlo real
ism She was culled before the curtain
l vv Ice.
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Tho severest cases of asthma aie immedi
ately tellevul b the use of Aer' Cherry
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