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July 19, 1905.
TIIE OMAHA ILLUSTRATED BEE.
Gossip About Plays, Players and Playhouses
KTES lire twin flx4. Mrssrs.
Woodward A Burgess during th
wwk orvd nolle on th Fsrrls
Stock company management that
th Boyd theater must b vacated
Bundajr, Auruit t. In order that neednd r
pftlr and Improvement majr be made In
time for the opening attraction, which will
te May Irwin In "Mrs. Black le Back." on
Monday. August tl. This la an erly start,
and rnuat not be Uken to Indicate that the
regular tnlrtneaeon activity will be sprung
witn the coming of the fair and bulky
flava I the growth of ten yearn. If one
lay In ten la American, ttion there has
been an annual ai-arss of l.onO American
plays sine l.'WV. If the annual average of
American plava that have i"n the light of
the stage In New fork slnre 1M6 la 100
and we know It Is not so good as that as
many as s.ooo American plays are lying in
ti'tllied In the pigeon hole of a single
. Mow many other lie dormant In tfc
offices of Mies Marrmry, Mrs. H. C. le
Mllla, SamuM Frnch Bon, Panger A
Jordan. Belwyn & Co. and Bellowa A
GrcgoryT May we assume that there are
l.noo? If so, no fewer than U000 plaj by
American authors "lack advancement," as
the Jesting Hsmlet put It.
wMcly separated parts of the country, and guilty persons rose to their feet aa he
however remote we are from the "great, entered the room, evidently expecting nn
big American play," well wishers of the pos)on 0f anger. Instead, the player
SXV h..rl:hVre"nci LS?l?V pKu only I.fted hi. hand. skward In a gesture
and dialogue. of Intense urprlse.
As to these characteristic tne American My qj;- he exclaimed, "and h didn't
atithor Judged by the manuscripts he Is
now placing with Manhattan play broker
strnijr refuses to pander to the unworthy
elements of human nature. "Out of more
than 100 American play I have plodded
through during the last forty days," re
murks a dealer In a large way, "there I
none that would Incur the censure of the
strictest moralist. It hss not alway been
so. But the market for rlsoue things I
beln left at last to foreigner. Amer-
har to I"
William B. Burton was once playing an
engagement In th town of Napoleon, on
the Mississippi river. The Inhabitant had
tvldently never heard of th famous com
edian, and buslnos was rcry light. On
th last evening of the engagement Bur-
But her advent will mirk th K...
at".!.',9 "V WJ" Virtue b;0tdu.'!nPVo7he0rfaUc:rNe''w n;Vhgh'mo?af rTo".."n """ '' t. hav a benefit, and a. th.r.
mi iaiea interval by the best of attrac- Tork City Is looked upon by most authors. srh considerations go to break th fore was no advance Bale, the genial actor
tlon during th season. Th Interim be- a th best producing center? It Is th best pf tr,e announcement that the epoclj-niaklng made up hi mind that herolo measure
tween the disappearance of the Ferrl com- .TJ!Jir d.h.7,! !I" ""1 cj7.,Tnirteo au,hor ".not yat ,n tV1--8! W.lthen?nfv2 taken. o he took a large bunch
innv r,A k. , .... , ... Soiiing their cnanre by co-operating to rroofa of power. It we may not nav 7-
pany and th coming of Mis Irwin will kern it the onlv msrketf EL.... , tZ. r. ntti. lonser. lei u be glad of tickets and left them with the bar-
bo devoted to a strenuous hustle by th There Is, for Instance, a Paclfle coast
Jnnltor, the painter and the UDholsterer rnol f fiction: and there Is, It appears, a
From th. fr 7T. . t uPnoI"'7j- Pacific coast coterl of playwrights. Tet
JTom th front door to the back wall the Nw Tork play broker nnd that a large
theater will be rubbed and scrubbed and fraction of the native American output
painted and fixed up generally, so that it r"c" "" troth Pad no coast to be
in w.- . . " . . ! . . . marketed here. What usually hanpenat A
. maa "WB n orlBnt ror th piar that might hav secured a hearing in " " ".. V" AraVna f human life telling m,"r 'Iul,Jr """r"1 rma
winter aeason. Thl will very likely be Portland, Ban Francisco and I.os Angeles. Riven,' a fin dram of human lire, wiling manatj t0 let rt(1 of ,vry tlcRet Th
in last ummer of tock at th Boyd for Vr ,n,,r" piay-proaucing center aiong a gwa siory m ..... . mjn,, WKa delighted, but a th bar-
next season the Burwood will b open, ana maTbeork SPda'ddeY mtrlt p5t' M aboun(5" nm?"? tendfr noth,n about th 16 cent h
will accommodate the .tock comianr If Iti'VlewnUlnt U othlthan that from offer. om df the most thri ling of ltua- prsVjmed tQ nav. for each
tender of the hotel at which he wa. stay
ing, with a polite request that he would
us hi. best endeavor, to get lid of them.
After the play waa over. Burton Invited
several friend, up to the bar, and th drink
mixer gleefully Informed him that he had
which will be a permanent feature Down h'cn eastern folk see things, It wer bet-
at th. Kru. . ,. . ; ' ter for the play had It never been born.
at tn Krug a general overhauling 1 tak- j N!W yo'rn mansger will not touch It.
ing place, and th Orpheum la being gon' HI metropolitan constituency 1. first In hi
over thoroughly, so that Omaha people will ffectlon and Interest.
find the thee. ere .I..- . ... . .. . This doctrine hold true a a resume of
nno tn theater clean and attractive when Chloago. Boston and New Orleans. They
in season begin again. Final contract have their own atandards; their people see
tlon. On of th feature of tb perform
ance will b the return ot Mr. Robert
Blaylock to th force, ot th company,
lie will succeed Mr. Dow lan a. leading
man, and will create the role ot John
Diamond In th cast for th new piece.
Mr. Blaylock will b pleasantly recalled
ticket. Burton grew anxlou. Finally he
called th bartender to on side and
mentioned th matter In a whisper. The
bartender looked surprised and pained, and
when he recovered from hi astonishment,
he blurted out: "Look here, Mr. Billy Bur-
ton, none of your Infernal northern trick.
v... BMun oegins again. Final contract have their own atandards; their people see
for th rUtlnr un of th t),. v. - all creation from anstes different from that
mads, and It now only awaU th fullness cf 5"',w Tork- Tt.thel1; dramatlo writers a. having ben lh leading man ot tha j,ere. u won.t ,j0i no wayI you toId m9
of ,uDu, th .Omaha public wl b. ,. SaKcl 11" 't' TZZT iLEL?' J"1
Tiiea io atiena lb. opening or th. cosiest tnor expression or materialism. " "v"""' f - -
and moat modem of local th.t.r. To tn omo of a prominent New Tork For th second half ot th week a pleo
""iw. manager the other day came a play from of wnch Mr. Blaylock Is the author, "The
On thing maylrTnltely accepted a. t-lt' kmi Village Peacemaker." will be offered. In
u.ieruuntj upon; w are not to be startled ,nal interaction or native rorce in tnis .this Mr. uiayioca nas me ruic ui iniu-
njr tn original production ot any novel
or particularly merltorlou play during th
coming season. Th piece that hav been
teted In the past will be relied upon In
th main by th manager for th Imme
diate future, at least, th list of new
things, mo.t of which was published last
week, promising no departure from th
rul thumb adopted by th successful
play makers ot recent year. And thla
country Is th Ideal basis for a really great
American drama. Let the writer play one
off against another. I have sought to do so
In this effort. I have pitted the Puritan of
New England against the agnstio a Bos
ton glri sgalnst a Chicago man of 40. I
have never met a Chics goan who, was not
more than half an agnostic, and 1 have put
this sentiment Into the mouth of one of
later who practices what he preaches.
tome Aetor stories,
Plgby Bell Is an actor of experience,
most of them hard. Hs has tried for a
hearing In character roles for years, end
next season he I to make another effort to
promised you, I had to go through with
the Job, and, by thunder, I waa obliged
to stand drinks to every man to take one!"
No better eVldence of the prosperity
of George Ade's "College Widow" can be
cited than an Incident In which the author
himself figured during the long run of
the comedy at the Garden theater. New
Tork. Mr. Ado had Invited a party of
friend, from his Indiana home to wlt-
Ing a busy time of It In the New Tork
ortiees of that manager. The personnel of
all the older Ravage attractions was com
pleted some weeks ago and Mr. Marlon Is
'up' to his eers" In rehearsals looking after
the new George Ade comedv, "The Had
Samaritan" and the Edward E. KldJcr
eomsdy, "Easy Dawson,"
Robert B. Mantell and a strong support
ing company, under the management of
William A. Brsdy. will b on cf th sea
son' earliest attractions at Boyd's theater.
Mr. Mantell last spring crested a perfect
furore In New 'York, where the critics
wer unanimous in declaring him th finest
8liak'spearran actor of the day. This suc
cess was duplicated In Pittsburg and later
on In Chicago. Mr. Msntell will be seen
here In "Richard 111." "Othello." "Hamlet"
and "Richelieu." Mr. Brady having fur
nished a complet and massiv production
for each play.
Wagenhal A Kemper announce that
Blanch Walsh will begin her tour In Cin
cinnati on Labor day, Monday, September
6, with Clyde Fitch s greatest play, "The
Woman In the Case." which was the reign
ing dramatic sensation for four months at
the Herald Square theater. New York, last
season. Her tour will Include runs In Chi
cago, Philadelphia and Boston and during
;h season she will appear In Omaha.
Nearly all of th original cast will be re
tained, Including Mlsa Dorothy Dorr and
Kleanor Carey, and the production will te
the same a. seen during It. long run In
Richard Outcault, the cartoonist and
creator of "Buster Brown," la now abroad,
spending the summer In London and Parts,
where his drawings are a well known as
In America. On his return In September
Mr. Outcault will enter on a lecture tour
that promise, to be unique In th history
of th platform. Starting from New York
be will travel west, opening hi. tour In
October In the western country. Me win
fill an enaaasment at the Lewi, and Clark
exposition at Portland, Or., afterward
vlattlnir Ran Francisco. Loa Anaels and
ethor I'nclflo coast eitles. Then he will
lecture In Texas cities. New Orleans and
the south, reaching New Y'ork about Jan
uary 1, after having oenverea luu lectures.
These lectures will consist of drawing,
storv telling and narratives of adventure
and 'will bo of especial Interest to children,
for whom many matinee engagements will
my characters. I ought to sy that I have prove to the community that he can really ties hi. play, but neglected to engage seats
9mlrmw h..H Ik U I ,(
never been In Chlcaso.
To the office of another manager came
a play from California. The author tn
thl. oas wrote in Ipslssiml verbis: "I
act when he play. Plpp In "The Education
of Mr. Pipp." I-ast week Bell was telling
of a few mean manager, he had happened
to meet during his travel..
"The neatest little thing in the Una of
tandlng ot the thoughtful, considerate manager, that ever
waa In the shape of a
. . . . . . , , I hri.Tmni rrMimv rrom certain mknaipr
run ...I.,, - nun, wiiu designs on women. n snouiu -
oeen most exploited of recent years does catch the fancy of a New York audience In New York a good many years ago to us
not represent the real Ufa of the people as a human document." Mnr devils who wer celebrating tho holi-
Ither at horn, or abroad. It may be that JfcVSS.0!,? "'Vl day by giving an extra matinee in a bum
sages, some heated scenes, appthegm and little one-night stand on the road. The
humor. Thrown Into the ordinary form of greeting came by wire to the treasurer of
Action, each might attract a patronage fh. ., .h. m-nritu were these-
wider than M.uihiin nr iViiromin thft company, and tne ten woros were meso.
naa 10 ao mainly with frivolity, and the have never visited New York, but one
froth of the artineini nA ,, i,i. v. .. nr. easily can gather from your newspapers
,K. ..... ... , " , ' ."" the spirit ot your people; and, as that
or th thoughtless In New York and Lon- SDlrlt Is one of mlHnn.lerstan.linK of the
don. One consoling thought ever presses west, I have made, the villain a type from hnoned " he say. "v
itself home the tvm nf nlov !. h. these part one of the California new ' 7 , ' .. .
J?.T . . . P y h 1 ha" rich, with designs on women. It hould Christmas greeting fro
thl. would be too prosy, too matter-of-fact
and commonplace to be given illumination
on the stage; and yet one would like to
ea th experiment tried. Borne very
homely things have been tried and wer
pronounced very good, Indeed. ZangwIU'a
"Merely" Mary Ann" was a chapter from
real life and was an Immense success be
fore it was rendered ridiculous by having
a "happy ending" tacked on like a tall to
i Jtlte to appease the managerial plea that
Ntiiust be so for American consumption.
Every artlstlo mind revolted at this out
rage on the verities. Will the manager,
ever cease to deal with u. a. children and
give u. a play that ends on the stage
Just as thing do In life? It was tried In
Now, York last winter, and had a most pro
nounced vogue, Maud. Adam, playing
'Op o' My Thumb" In auch a way as
to win the plaudit, of critic, and pubilo
alike. But th. dreary littl. exposition of
the hopeless life of a work girl waa th
only spot In th wilderness ot make-believe
that surrounded th. people who went
to th. theaters.
wider than Massachusetts or California.
But for theatrical presentation In New
York they would be of no more use than a
dramatisation of Fox's "Book of Martyr."
or Thackery's "Book of Snobs."
Daniel Frohman, in a moment of self
confessed weakness, took a manuscript
play In which a Chicago and a Washing
ton man collaborated. Their reputation
and successes led htm to believe he could
risk a contract -even before he had read
It. One reading convinced him that the
point of view was so radically unacceptable
to the average Intelligent American In New
Y'ork City that he forfeited thousands of
dollars rather than produce the work. Its
literary merit and romantic attributes no
one would deny. It was llrst-class In both
But, however It may be as to diver
gence of points of view between men In
'A Merry Christmas to all.
half salaries last week. "'
De Wolf Hopper's latest story Is told
at the expense of a fellow player, who
had married with what the comedian calls
"a keen eye on the main chance." This
being true. It Is not unnatural that the
actor should have been decidedly Indif
ferent On the subject of his wife, who was
older than he and far from handsome.
Another member of the company In which
the two were appearing, however, was
more appreciative, and one afternoon the
husband surprised his colleague In the
act of kissing the spouse. Both of th
It Isn't really necessary that th dra
matlst should confine himself to th prosy
and humdrum things of life, nor that he
devote his efforts to exploiting the common-
Music and Musical Notes
N LOOKING over a list in the musical Paris talking of her hardihood.
Courier of "where they are" (re- The crowds v,went to Judge and Jeer; they
ferrlng to famous artists) I cam. remained to Idolize this young American.
Was she not wrapt In the mysteries of
glorious beauty, and a beautiful woman Is
an Idol with the French then, too, her
voice satisfied. What more could they
Madame Eames' success has grown with
across Mme. Emma Eames' name,
with th information that she
was resting at her villa In Italy. All of
which brought to mind an Interesting ac-
place. That will win him neither fame nor count which I had from my friends, Mr.
cash, unless he 1 a genius. Nor Is It neces- and Mrs. Walter Hale, regarding a visit
In advance On the night ha arrved at
th. theater he was compelled to apply to
an enterprising speculator on the sidewalk,
as the house .was sold out.
"What have you got?" questioned the
playwright la good old Indiana Idiom,
"How many?" demanded h of th paste
boards. "Four," replied the author, digging In hi
pockets for change.
"Here you are. Four in the third row
Fine." "How much?" asked Mr. Ade.
"That'a right. $20, $6 each," replied the
ticket man supplying the coupons and
snatching one of those beautiful saffron
backed bills from the hand of the as
tonished playwright. Mr. Ade stood for a
moment with a look on his face as of a
man who had misplaced his railroad ticket
or lost his new Panama In a barber shop,
while the "spec" hurried off for another
Later Mr. Ada hunted up the manager
of the Garden theater and related his
troubles. Ho was Interrupted by the re
mark: "See here, If you bought those
tickets on the sidewalk you'll have to get
out. We are fighting the speculators."
"No;" replied Ade mildly, "I didn't want
to say that I bought the tickets. I merely
wanted to report thot I had been held up
and sandbagged for them."
Gossip from Maareland.
William H. Crane !e abroad. . '
John Drew la now at his country place
on Long Island.
Nat' C. Goodwin Is spending the month of
July on a ranch In California.
Virginia Harned Is at her home In New
Jersey. Annla Russell Is abroad and Fuy
Davis Is In Maine.
William Collier triumphed so signally" In
London that he will play "The Dictator"
all summer at the Comedy theater.
William Gillette Is finishing a new nlav
In London and on his return will take a
eary to Indulge In the never ending debate which they paid to the great prima donna years. Her artist husband, Julian Story,
of the relations between the man and the at her summer home. The Hales are most who naturally adores her beauty, designs
woman. The sex question, which Is not th. talented and delightful people. Last year the most lovely costumes for her to wear.
most Important ;that confronts humanity, Mr. Hale played with Crane In "Business She does not appear In th old time-worn, cruise on his houeeboat the Aunt Polly
naa in a large degree given an answer to Is Business." Omaha people will remember routine clothes. Her latest departure In
Itself, since all the Ingenuity that has been his fine work with Otis Skinner and Ada dress was for her debut In "Alda." Even
applied to the search for a different solu- Rehan during their Shakesperlan revival Nordica ha never managed to keep her
tlon has failed to discover any but the one here a year ago. Mrs. Hale (Louise Clos- beauty In this part. Eames was a picture
conclusion. Flays that deal with other ser) made her great "hit" as "Prossy," the barbaric picturesque, and not In the
manifestations of the Inter-relations of the typewriter, with Arnold Daly in "Candida." least degree repellant. It la her fusclna-
human family may easily be made as In- Not content with making a success In the tlon as a complete and satisfying picture
wresting as tne sex problem plays that theatrical field, these people turn their at- with a fin volo which make her great.
Having seen all that Is new in the dra
matlo line tn IOmlun and Paris Ethel
Barrymore is resting at one of the Oermun
Maude Adams Is alternating the Weeks of
ner summer between her country place at
Ronkoncoma, Long Island, and her moun
tain home in the Catskllls.
Helen Hale, who first came Into prom
inence In "Peggy from Paris" and later
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have, now apparently ended their vogue, tentlon in the summer to writing and It will be mot interesting to have a chance '!?. "u.oh creditable work in ''Woodland,"
uch attempts as hav been made In the ' ketchlng. mainly tor Harpers. Last year to obs.rv Madam Kamea In concert. ew podtclloVthc coming1" season. Vtt8l "
past to take UP DUrely Sociological or tra. th.v .r nmhllnv urnnnH Itnlv rinlnir lln
nomle questions ior literary discussion have "Marlon Crawford's Rome" and "Clabrlele The nHllon-dollar endowment fund for
been to a great extent failures because d'Annunslo and his work." Incidentally the maintenance of the American academy
they have been approached from a purely Mrs. Hale nearly ripped her golf skirt off ,n Bomo hM bn completed.
senume-iai viewpoint and have not been trying to climb over the wall that aur-
treated either practically or logically.
Xoaen and Tolstoi have awakened much In
terest In some of these questions, but the
utterly Impractical views of the one and
th unsatisfactory deductions of the other
fall to satisfy. It Is not at all probable
rounds Duse's villa. This In the end proved Tne prft,en0 of Mr. Nat Brigham la
K. H. Bothern Is taking but a short va
cation, as he begins preliminary rehearsals
hortly of the Shakespearean repertoire In
which he and Miss Marlowe will appear
next season. Miss Marlowe is now abroad.
Charles Prohman haB signed a contract
with Captain Robert Marshall, the bril
liant English playwright, securing his
work for three years. A unique feature of
th contract I that it Is for three plays
only, as th author will write but one pluy
Mr. William Powlan closed his summer
ooltA iinneeeKMarv. as TVAnntinstn haft the
town last week must hav called ud da-
keys to her gate, and cheerfully took th H"0""! memorise of "Annie Laurie" and
Hale through. Btrelegakl'a "Dreama" among th peopl
who used to ' lov to hear him alng. I
t 1. ,m. . v . a ..-i..- don't believ ther baa mvmr tu,.n
that any definite answer will be reached by abode In an old medieval chapel, rehablil- Omaha who could, to th. thorough satis- ffi "ff aiSonS for
,,,.,,. i, ,r ,,, jrW xacis inn tated, Just outside of Florence; hi exotic vr mr auaience, sing th nis noma on LAke .Michigan, thcr to rest
dentists hav evolved stand on no too sure personality that showed Itself at every Bame on, many doaena of times. Why ylth his wife for the next few weeks. He
a ba. But th. field would . eem tq Ipvlt, hl, paMlon for Kreen . degenerate 0' " ent.rprl.tng pron .n.ag ''tu'be' on'th? road all wlion ""-'Utt
tho reapers Just now and a play dealing coIor) and th, WOnderful slxsllng drink M'- Brr'"nam 10 m tfv. hla Grace Griswold, a character actress of
with a commercial or Industrial problem In Whlch he mixed for Mrs. Hale In the midst Folk-Lore lecture ao that w may listen ability, waa engaged last week by Henry
a reasonable way, emphasising soma of th. n, . u,,,trv th. , hrtri But thl. la bll agalnt W. Bavage for an Important role In "Easy
a musical column, and I must return to ' ' "
suggestions recently made by tha president
and others who view these things from th.
higher plane of thought, might easily win
for Ita writer more than mere money.
The national play la still to be written.
Bectlonal plays are many, and effective,
but the great American drama has not yet
corns forth. The complexity and variability
of American national life appears to be an
insurmountable obstacle In the way; rather,
the author whose grasp Is sufficiently com
prehensive and whose knowledge of his own
country Is sufficiently brood and detailed to
properly deal with tha subject has not yet
appeared. Along thla line the following
from Mr. Hurton T. Beach In th. Nw York
Commercial Is of Interest:
At this data it seems probable that the
coming theatrical season will not present
features of sensational originality. There
will be fine display, but nothing novel
or nothing novel that will be also great.
Neither Londun, I'arla nor Berlin Is ex
pecting lis playwrights to initiate new
departures, if the dramatla Journals of
those rapltals are any indication of h
Dawson. ' Miss Grixwold, beside, being
an exceptionally clever actress, Is a maga
Madame Eames and her famous husband, " 7, " " en rBJa over Bir sine writer of ability and Is the author of
nn met. r'uw"ru -gar ana tne degree which Yal. tna successful piuyut, -Billy's first
whom th. Hales In their wanderings met.
and from whom they received the much
appreciated invitation to visit them In their
Italian home. In the Apennines, not far
distant from Vallombrosa, stands th. pic
turesque villa of the Btorys. It Is Msdame
Eames' resting place after her labors of
the winter: A request to share with her
the Informal country life Is a great honor.
On this occasion fprtune seemed to smile.
Victor Harris was of the group also, which
deep tn the consciousness of the party, sup
plied the fact that nothing was lacking If
Madame should In a moment of exuberance
decide to sing. Of course no guest would
dream of fracturing all the rulea of prima
donna hospitality by asking her. After
three or four days of rambling over the
conferred upon him, because President Had.
ley In giving It spoke of him aa "the fore
most living composer." When, cry the
outraged ones, did 6aint-Baens, Grieg. Gold
mark and Btrauss die? Th profession'
seem to b more or less down on th col
leges. With McDowell replaced at Colum
bia. John K. Pain leaving Harvard, and
now an Englishman reeelvjng extraordl
nary honors atl Yale, It does seem as if
our nativ musicians -and composers were
not receiving their due. It would b. In
teresting to know Just how much Presi
dent Hadlsy knows about music. Not over-
Ann. Sutherland was engaged last wsek
by Henry W. Bavage for the leading femi
nine role in the new Edward E. Kidder
comedy, "Easy Dawson," which will In
troduce Raymond Hitchcock as a
"straight" comedy star. Miss Sutherland
will have the role nf Mrs. Churchlll-Bren-ton,
an auto enthusiast.
Edna May has Just returned from Lon
don, where she has been preparing for her
furthcoming appearance In "'The Catch of
the Benson at Daly's, New York, In Sep
tember. While abroad she secured her
Eowns In Paris and spent a fortnight In
wilseriand. Mins May will rest on Lake
Ontario until rehearHuls begin.
George Msrlon, general stage director for
hills, driving and quietly enjoying the
heavenly beauties of Nature, there caftne a has made a collection of sonas in
moonlight night. It wove Its spell over umcs, representing the modern French com
the whole party. Madame Eames gavo th poser. Th following oomn,.n .
conclusions of people most likely to know magic algnal to Mr. Harris and an hour of New York Tribune la of interest Some of
What is gulag on among the authors. aong followed In th quaint, lovely old these composer we sr. f.miii.. i.k
It means that. If the American, stage I Mll0 room wi,a the Pal moon sheddina- w" composer, we ar familiar with,
to strike into virgin territory in the au- I? ? , rt , hdding jIow ny ar, 8trangra to ua vn In
tumn, th path must b biased by tii ,u maglo radlanc. which is never, equaled tuim, should It be oT
American dramatist. Bo far as foreian in th concert room. No sordid "arrange- tr iitti.'. eolln.-, .,., .
'wbSTlL. MIL, menu; marred the. pint of th night. In- Wag V brWwlS.1!
inuii - . spiraiion new men rarpiva. na romance -.-. . wit, mao ooes him pre
T. r ... f iAi'ak which in ilu
dramatic threw bar cloak of star over th listener. , " ' ,
" T . i wi I'uniuooera ana DOtrnJl.
much, apparently, from such a aweenln th Henry W. Bavage attractions.' Is hav.
.o.ciuon, or sis ms feeling of hospltajlty
outweighed hla discretion.
Mr. Phillip Hal. the famou. Boston crltlo,
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Omaha vsDes Moines
MONDAY. JULY 17, LADIES' DAY
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PRICES 10c. 15c and e.
MA Tl NEBS Any Seat lOo.
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1408) Douglas Street.
Til Home of Reflnsd Vaudeville.
Admission 10 Csnts.
Clayson Family Orchestra, flue
Rlanchard, Fllnn A Fllnn, illustrated
Songs. Heddendorf A Krause, Moving
Plot u res.
-PERFORMANCES DAILY 4
At 1:30, 7;S0, I:. 1:30.
TABLE D'HOTE DINNER
I'nfortunately the likelihood of
evolution or of auch evolution as amount
iu revolution is not strong among our
own writers. There is no sign as yst of
that "great, big American play," which
Daniel Frohman, with a faith splendidly
Indlflsrent to repeated disappointments, be
lieves to be In the air.
"How would it do," asks Mark Klaw,
Just returned from Europe with a budgst
ot attractions to be added to th Hat re
cently announced by Mesars. Klaw a)r-
langvr. "how would it do if w stopped
is felt as if their sojourn In th. J"f' t1'?"' r ot fnall interest compared"
a had been rich with many hap- jVaehnV tZTS tiTM w'KcJSS!
Mr. Hale took some fascinating wrote "OmnU On I lln." .m ti,. -r."
pictures of Madam Earn In her hort Uon ot h volume waa plainly a wora of
akirt and walking hat. They look.d odd r
to ms. for I alwaya plctur. her as th. Juis Bourval, Pwrr. ds BrevlilsT Cecil
ainuy cusauein, or ai any rsis in some v
bothering about that wonderful production glory." To behold her In th. th. garment, iaure,
r.rnet ciimiiin uuliu.
trailing clouds of hr,u"V Arrr -',Jur,l. Achllle Claud de
l-.h..h. ?1 Lu"y' i'"' ".rt Duperc. Uabrb.1
knd went ahead trying to set aa much
enjoyment aa possible out of what w.
At all events w. may count upon some
thing better than last season's percentag.
of work from native pens; and If no oth.r
ground ot encouragement can be found,
why ut make the moat of this? Bo far
as I , ve been able to ascertain by Indi
rect Inquiries among Metropolitan play
brokers the American total of manuscript
submitted this summer Is considerably
above the flgurca reached at th. and of
June last year.
In an article on 'Th. Play Broker, of
Now York," published In the current Issue
of th Theater, aa Illustrated maga in
of merit, th. statement Is made thai Mis
Alio. Kauar, "now has luO.Omt plays stewed
away In her offices " From other sourocl
It la ascertained that sh hus computed
the America average (or line aa a abarp
uniur.iiiiui upon lurmer average.
imk la, or oourse, another ai
miliar, JUIm. Kauser library
ot tn. lumnir wayfarer was almost a
W In Omaha ar. to hear Madam Earns
In conoert nest winter. To m sh is al
way. lovely, hsr vole, la beautiful, but I
never could see en to discover a great soul.
I was In Pari th. night that ah. mad.
her debut In "Romeo and Juliet" at th.
Grand Opera. All th. world know of hsr
pluok In choosing thla particular place. It
la not one where young, untried singers ap
pear, but Sybil Sanderson, th orchld-ltk.
sweet-voiced .Callfomlaa, had by her In
fluaace secured tb. Opera Comlqu for her
own first appearance. Emma Eames de
li. Ferrarrl. IL de VonUnallles,
termtned not to put off her debut, did a
. .. most bold and unoracedanted thlnv aha horns that sound a triad.
'T; engaged th Grand Opera houa. and a- .11 h f"' f "'t cares
- -- - - - - vvuHiiMu w-ii uul ui meir WLLS-
Ceaar Franek. Alexandra Georges, licnja!
tn uwuaiu, i-uaiies uounoa, Kaynaldo
Hahn, Auguste Holmta. Utxrs Hue. Vin
cent d'Indy, Kdouard Lalo, Uaston Lemalre
Xavlrr Leruux, Jules Messenet, Emll
I'aladllh. Kiulle Pasaard. l.lirll. T'l.m.
Guy Uoparts, Baroness Willy d Roths
child. CamlUe Salnl-Baens, Amhrots
i nomas, graucis i nome. . narles M. Wider
MARY LEARN tU.
Mote ss4 fersoaals.
Mr. Kelly will not go away thla season
but will continue hla work at hla resiuanc
Mr. Borglum expects to teach all during
tn rumnu-r. h has about twenty pupil
who keep their enthusiasm through th
LSttnara uebiing say that nearly all th
automobile In Iterbn are nravMi
i . . . . . . . , - J
siurna in.i aouna a iriao. c a. u.. Instead
RATHinft THIt 1908 FAD OF THE FRITTY 8UM
UHI aTlllMVI MER GIRL. BOATINQ, FISHINQ, PENNY
VAUDEVILLE AND A SCORE OF OTHER PASTIMES.
ADMISSION TO PARK
HIGH CLASS SHOWS
High Ulv Had Fir. Dive.
Ihowlsg Latest M.tloa fictares.
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Full of Interesting Reading for .
Every Member of the Family
Partial List of Feature Articles Already
Printed This Year
"Vancouver Country of the Northwest," Five Articles.
Prof. Charles E. Besaey, University of Nebraska,
"Fruit Raising In the Sunflower State,"
E. F. Stephens, llortieulturalist
"Hessian Fly and Growing Wheat,"
Prof. Lawrence Rruner, Nebraska State Entomologists
"Gosling's Demonstration of Heef, Mutton and. Pork,"
E. R. Davenport, Market Editor.
"Management of Incubators and Rroqders,"
G. C. Watson, U. S. Department of Agriculture.
"How to Raise Turkeys on the Farm,"
C. E. Matterson, Kewaukee, Wis.
"Live Stock Breeding In Great Britain."
Prof. W. J. Kennedy, Iowa State College.
"Tuberculosis In Live Stock,"
Dr. A. T. Peters, University of Nebraska.
"Story of Twentieth Century Irrigation,"
n. A. Crafts, Fort Collins, Colo.
"How to Get Good Seed and Maintain It,"
Prof. T. L. Lyon, University of Nebraska
"Soils and Methods of Seeding Alfalfa."
E. F. Stephens, llortieulturalist.
"Regulation of Railways by Tublic Authority,"
William R. Larrabee, Ex-Governor of Iowa.
"Traveling Libraries in Rural Communities,"
T1o Tl T i, 1 1 l V'oV.i.ci alrfl titula T IKpfim? IV TV YY 1 oof ATI
'Champion Steers in Feed Lot and Cooler,"
Prof. II. R. Smith, University of Nebraska
"Readjusting Wyoming Ranching System,"
A. S. Mercer, Western Ranchman.
"The Railroads and the Teople," Eight Articles,
Edward Rcsewater, Editor The Omaha Beo
"Fall Sown Alfalfa iu the Humid Region,"
Prof. P. G, llelden, Iowa Agricultural College.
"Durum Wheat for Semi-Arid Land,"
M. A. Carllou, Cerealist U. S. Dept. of Agriculture,
"Practical Drainage of Fnim Lands,"
J. C. JloJmes, Dialnage Engineer.
"Forestry Problems Vet to Be Solved,"
Frank G. Miller, U. S. Department of Agriculture. .
"Grass and Forage Crops us Fertilizers,"
Prof. T. L. l.yon, University xof Nebraska.
"Beef Production Mel boils of Feeders,"
Prof. 11. W. Mumford, Illinois Agricultural Station.
"Effect of Cld Weather on Fruit BIonhoius,"
Theodore Williamfc, llortieulturalist.
"Calendar of Work in the Apiary,"
Adam A. Clarke. Plymouth Creek Apiary.
"Live Stock In the Middle West,"
F. D. Coburn, Secretary Kansas State Board.
The Government Reclamation Service,"
Frederick II. Newell, Chief Engineer.
Career of the Late Robert W, Furnas,"
Prof. Charles E. Ressey, University of Nebraska.
Improvement In Hard Winter Wheat,"
Prof. T. L. Lyon, University of Nebraska,
Problems Confronting Western Stock Growers,"
Murdo Mackenzie, Pres. Am. Stock Growers' Ah'd,
-Corn Crop In Pork Vrcducticn,"
Hon. James WlUon, Secretary of Agriculturu,
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