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Gossip About Plays, Players and Playhouses
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HE last week ti a busy one with
manager all over tha country
and by tha end of the coming
weak the theatrical Mason of
-) will be well under way.
Styles vary and
much of man's
being that of method
tastes chanx, but that
nature Is apparently Immutable. AY hat
little w know Is so Inftnltexlmally smnll
compared with what we do know that
From every city come reports of theaters sometimes endeavor seems useless, but the
opening and of companies start) nc, and
the mall Is full of m&nacerlal notifications
as to their Immediate Intentions, all point
Ins;' to the busiest season the stace has
known in many years. No trepidation,
owing to the more or less serious disasters
Inherent desire to learn the unknown Is
always ready to spur the Investigator on.
Present day problems afford as much In
terest to the Inquirer as ever, but the
widening of human experience has been fol
of the last two seasons. Is Indicated by the lowed by an almost equal broadening of
i'i vpB.rn.wonF, ana it is plain that the men
who have their money Invested In amuse
ment enterprises are confident of sharing
with others In the general prosperity now
being- enjoyed by the country. Omaha Is
sure to share In this activity, the addition
of the II ur wood theater adding Just that
much to the Importance of the city from a
theatrical business standpoint. This bouse
will very likely be ready to open on the
Kith Instant. The Boyd will begin Its regu
lar winter season on tomorrow night, and a probabIei .olutlons for veed questions have
11 uiu kyua.j wie urpnuuui win open.
The Kruff has bean rrindlnr tv&v Inra
human thought, one effect of which has
been to reduce to almost a minimum the
element of speculation In dealing with the
various factors of social existence that
come under consideration. It Is to this
conservative attitude that much of the so
called romance has been removed from the
drama, for authors and actors alike are
more and more attracted by realism and
undertake to faithfully present facts
rather than mere theories. Possible, If not
early In August, and la doing a very satis
factory business, although It has bad to
compete with the parks In some decidedly
hot weather. With the coming of cooler
nights the crowds that go to see the melo
dramas will grow to their old-time propor
tions. All the local theaters were bright
ened up during the summer vacation, and
were never more attractive In appearance
than now. Manager Relter will have the
box office at the Orpheum open ail this
week, in anticipation of the opening of the
season next Sunday.
One of the greatest blessings vouchsafed
to man U his Inability to forest what la
coming to him. lie may Imagine certain
events as likely to occur, and can plan his
future on a speculative basis, but the only
certainty he wots of deals with what has
already transpired and Is reckoned aa past.
This Is why we are continually turning our
eyes from the blank wall Just ahead of us
to the easjr. and oftentimes satisfactory
retrospective vista that leads back along
the highway of human achievement. The
only regret that can seriously affect this
is that our Judgment of the present Is
likely to be warped by remembrance of
what baa occurred. Nowhere Is this more
manifest than In connection with the stage.
So universal haa the custom- become to
compare present performance with past
achievement that even the most optlmlstio
and cheerful of the reviewers are tinged
with a spirit of disparagement In their
dealings with the drama and its exponents.
Now and then someone undertakes to In
sist that the present Is as good as any
thing the past had, and places left vacant
are being very acceptably filled; even go
ing to the occasional extreme of saying
that In some ways progress has been made.
But these ebullitions of hope are quite apt
fee) met by frowns of scepticism or the
VMralouR shrug of Incredulity and the
voice of hope is again silenced.
Every age has had Its genius, and none
has been utterly devoid of worthy achieve
ment, and as the present is heir to all the
past, It Is not at all flattering to ourselves
to admit that we are not doing things aa
well as they used to be done. Along cer
tain lines of endeavor we may not have ac
complished Just what was done before our
day. In certain directions a limit may have
been reached, but this Is by no means
established. "What man has done that
man may do" Is a trite saying, but It Is
alwsys applicable, and nowhere does it
apply with greater force than It does right
here. It Is probably true that the present
age seems more prosaic and matter of
fact than any, but this la very likely be
cause It Is the one we live In. Research
and discovery hare done away with a
great deal of the material from which the
romance of the past was manufactured,
but the progress made has not in the least
extinguished the desire for further advent
ure latent in the nature of every well con
stituted and normally healthy individual.
Men and women are just as prone to go on
quests today as ever, the main difference
been offered, although the deeper questions
that concern man In his gregarious state
have been but lightly touched upon aa yet.
The great dramatists who have dealt with
these subjects have applied themselves to
a more or less superficial consideration of
some of the minor phases, realising as do
all Investigators, that knowledge has
scaroely begun to unroll "her ample page
rich with the spoils of time." They there
fore feel constrained to move carefully in
what they undertake, believing that the
next day likely will bring forth new dis
coveries which may u;set all existing
theories, and compelling the reformation
of thought. The advantage of this Is that
It dispels dogmatism, which was so great
a part of the working capital of the men
but lately called to their rest. With the
abolition of dogmatism has not come a loss
of faith, and hope bums brighter than
ever. Patient endeavor moves slowly for
ward, and. If the drama of today does not
glow with the genius that marks that of
other days, it Is not because the genius
does not exist, but because It Is grappling
nearer than ever with problems of life, and
feels more keenly than could Its predeces
sors the uncertainty of the path along
which It proceeds. It may not get Its meed
of contemporaneous recognition, but It Is
certain that future generations will pay to
some who live and work now the tribute
due to those who build better than they
Quite a distinct departure from the
beaten path, and one that Is fraught with
great possibilities, Is "The Maker of Men,"
ture. even If they should be disappointed
in their expectations, and when she has
gotten him Into a responsive mood she
tells him the truth. He takes the blow
philosophically, and the act ends with the
husband feeling It Is better to have such
a wife and two such fine boys than to be
manager of any bank. The lesson taught
Is that of healthy content. This has been
preached to us since the time of Solomon,
at least, but it Is rarely given such prac
tical application aa In "The Maker of
Men." Tills sort of content Is not tnt
which breeds sloth and stagnation. It Is
the content of a healthy mind, which Is
not satisfied with conditions that can be
Improved, but which does not give way In
face of what seems the Inevitable. It Is
a content that does not cease to struggle,
but looks forward with the dawn of each
new day In the bright hope of doing some
thing worth while. "They also serve who
only stand and wait," but not nearly so
well as they who do the humble appointed
task because It has been set for them,
keeping always mind and body In condition
to take up a higher and more responsible
place If called upon. The discontent that
leads one to discouragement and a cessa
tion of effort because success seems un
attainable Is the thing to be avoided. The
truly happy man is the one who tries every
day to make himself useful, and who has
sufficient self-respect to believe that the
world Is better each day because he is
living In it and trying to make It a bright
and cheerful place for others to live In.
And this Is happiness that can only be
purchased by work. It Is not for the Idler,
but is within the reach of everyone who
will take hold and do something.
Coming; Eventi,
The scenes of "Sunday," the new play In
which Charles Frohman presents Miss
Ethel Barrymore at Boyd's theater on
Monday and Tuesday, and which ran for
three months to crowded houses at the
Hudson theater In New York, are laid In
a western mining town and In England.
Sunday is a young girl, the daughter of an
Englishman who had tried his fortune In
the far western mining town and had died,
leaving her a baby In the care of his four
partners rough, big-hearted fellows. When
the play begins she has become a young
woman, tenderly cared for and educated
by her guardians. They have realized that
she Is entitled to a better schooling than Is
available at home and are about to send
her to a convent. But a young English
man, the black sheep of a wealthy old
family, has taken a fancy to her and draws
a glittering picture of the life they two
could lead In London. Sunday thinks he
tlnn and Mr. Ponaldson relates with con
siderable pride how he aided the distin
guished Norwegian In many ways and was
afterwards vaccinated by him. Becoming
interested In some of Ibsen's manuscripts,
the embryo actor Joined a traveling com
pany and played a wide range of parts.
He came to this country
ago and starred In "Ton Tonson" and "Ole
Oleson." The actor has many experiences
to relate of life In the northern lumber
ramps where be played with these com
panies, the audiences being made up wholly
of Swedes who voiced their approval not
In the conventional hand clapping, but In
loud voiced whoops. Mr. Donaldson has
appeared as "The Prince of I'llson" over a
thousand times.
cation of Mr. HrP." the clever Gibson
cnmeily bv Augustus Thunins, which hod
such a long run In New York last year, to
the preparation of a cook book. In It he
threatens to toast and roast everybody he
knows, and It Is feared by those fainlllnr
with the sharpness of his sarcsstle moods
that he will turn out several novel recipes.
R It Rothern and Julia Marlowe are re
number of years hearsing In the three Shnkesperlan produc
tions In which naries r ronman win pre
sent them this season. Mr Sothern. Ml
Marlowe and the principals ate rehearsing
at one theater, scene light and music re
hearsals are taking place at another house,
while auxlllarlm are In rehearsal at a large
hall. The plays for this season are "Tam
ing the Shrew," "Merchant of Venice" and
"Twelfth Night."
Edna Mav opens the season at Paly's
theater on Mondav night In "The Catch of
the Season," the Fngllsn musical piay now
The London Dally Express says In a re
cent Issue: The long run Is very much in
evidence at the moment. Last night "Veron
Ique" was played at the Apollo for the
four hundred and fiftieth time; "The Catch
of the Season," at the Vaudeville, for the
three hundred and ninety-fourth time;
"Lady Madcap," at the Prince of Wales,
for the two hundred and forty-sixth; "Leah
Kleschna," at the New, for the one hundred
and eighth, and "The Walls of Jericho,"
at the Garrlck, for the three hundred and
fourth. The long run is therefore a timely
topic, and It will be Interesting to recall a
few of the remarkable things that have
been achieved In that direction. A few
particulars, also, about record short runs
may appropriately be given.
approaching Its rth night In London. Blie
Is supported by an entirely English com
pany and a bevy of French girls from the
Folles Hergere. Ambassadeurs and other
Paris music halls. The authors of "The
Catch of the Season" are Seymour Hicks
and Cosmo Hamilton, lyrics by Charles H.
Taylor and music by Haines and Baker.
Messrs. Lasky, Rolfe Co.. whose mu
sical noveltv, "Ye Colonial Septette," was
one of the great successes in vaudeville
last season, will shortly put forth a mili
tary spectacle In three scenes, entitled.
"The Military Octette and the Olrl with
the Baton." It will be one of the most
elaborate productions ever made In vaude
ville, as three massive sets of scenery and
a company of fifteen are required for its
E. S. Wlllard will sail for Montreal by
the Allan Line turbine S. 8. Victoria on
Thursday, September 14. and begin his
season in that city Octoter 2. The English
.u.rH..n ,f htm fnrnnnnv whlnh Includes Mr.
Frank Dyall. Mr. Ernst Stallard. Mr. H. 1
To begin with, here Is a list of some Cane, Mr. Walter Edmunds, Mr. Ivan Simp.
famous successes, with the number of their
consecutive performances in London:
Charley's Aunt.. 1.4 our Flat
Our Hoys J,J A Runaway Girl
The Private Sec- The Gondoliers..
retpry 1,000 Niobe
The Chinese The Shop Girl...
Honeymoon .. .1.W0 The Girl From
Dorothy Vil Kavs
San Toy The Circus Olrl.
U Poupee 778 (jualltv Street...
The Geisha 7'W The Yeoman of
A Country Olrl. 70o the Guard
Sweet lavender T'" I"lanthe 338
Patience W The Pirates of
The Toreador.... 675 Penzance 261
The Mikado 672
a one-act play by Alfred Sutro, which was means to make her his wife and Is about
produced at the Lyceum theater. New
York, by Margaret Illlngton. Its possibili
ties He in the fact that It deals more di
rectly with one of the greatest problems
of life than has been the custom, and in
troducing, as It does, a homely and prac
tical phase of existence,. It teaches a most
valuable and needed lesson In that practical
philosophy which sustains the healthy
minded under adversity and disappoint
ment. The play Is a dialogue between bus
band and wife. The man is a bunk clerk,
poor and more or less harrassed by bis
poverty and the Increasing needs of bis
growing family. He tells his wife that he
soon expects to be made manager of the
bank, with a corresponding Increase in
salary, and that then their troubles will
be over. While they are discussing this
pleasant prospect a messenger arrives with
a letter from the bank which the husband
thinks contains notification of his promo
tion. He hands it to his wife to open and
she discovers 1tl It the announcement that
one of the Junior clerks haa been given
the post to which her husband was looking
forward. With that wonderful sympathy
that distinguishes the wife and mother
from the mere companion she sets about
to picture him the happiness they have
enjoyed in their station, how well they
have gotten along in spite of the poverty
both have felt and how much they have
to hope for In their two boys. She con
vinces him that they have been so badly
off that they need not worry over the fu-
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to consent to fly with him when he arnv
gantly states that, of course, his social
position would make their marriage Impos
sible. She is Indignant at the Insult, and
as be seizes her In his arms, Jacky, the
youngest of the four miners, appears and
shoots him down. Sunday Is sent at once
to the convent, from which she Is later
taken to England by her father's relatives.
Sunday meets and loves Colonel Brlnthorpe
of Brlnthorpe Abbey. He Is the brother
of the man killed by Jacky.' It Is not long
before he proposes marriage to Sunday,
and It is not until then that Sunday fully
realizes her position. She cannot marry
him without telling him his missing
brother was killed while insulting her, be
cause that would incriminate Jacky. She Is
obliged to reject blm and gives as her rea
son "A man Is between, us." He supposes
It to be a former lover, and she, to stop
further Inquiry that might lead to Incrim
inating Jacky, allows him to think so. The
last act Is laid in her far-western home.
The four miners are delighted to have her
back again and the old life Is going on In
much the same old way, when Colonel
Brlnthorpe arrives. Sunday tells him the
story of the shooting. The colonel loves
Sunday and Is satisfied that his blackguard
brother deserved death.
A merry, bright and clean farce, "Mrs.
Temple's Telegram," which ' comes direct
from Powers' theater," Chicago, after a
successful of run of three months, will be
the attraction at the Boyd theater on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday even
ings. The play tells of the adventures of
one Jack Temple, who, having been com
pelled to stay out all night, returns to his
wife in the morning and endeavors to ex
cuse his unavoidable absence by telling her
the truth. Finding that this is disbelieved
he resorts to a lie, which for the time
being serves his purpose, but which Anally
Involves his entire family household and
friends, stirring up a condition of affairs
and tangled situations that furnish abun
dant amusement for everyone.
George Ade's great American comedy
drama, "The County Chairman," will be
offered at the Boyd on Saturday and Sun
day next with matinee on both days. The
cant Is headed by Theodore Babcock, whose
rugged personality tits him for the role of
Jim Hackler. Others who All important
roles are George Thatcher. Richard J. Wl
lon, James Bradbury, Charles Burke, Mar
cus Morlarty, Will Phillips, Ruby Bridges,
Ijiura Ay res, Zemalde Williams, Florida
Klngsley and Grace Romlne.
"Arizona," which Is announced as the
attraction at the Krug theatre for two
nights and two matinees, starting with a
matinee today, promises to be one of tho
dramatic treats of the season and Is too
well-known here to need any description.
The story Is of a rancher's daughter marry
ing an elderly colonel of the United States
cavalry, and tiring of his attention, she
plans, or rather Is forced to submit to the
planning of Captain Hodgeman to flee
Ith him and leave the stifling , sands of
Arizona, forever. The plan Is balked ' by
the daring conduct of Lieutenant Denton,
the special friend of Colonel Bonham. As
to be expected, the situation turns against
Denton and Hodgeman escapes for the
time being without even the suspicion of
guilt, only to receive his Just deserts in
the end. There will be a special popular
priced matinee on Monday (Labor day,)
September 4.
For two nights and Wednesday matinee,
starting Tuesday night, "A Girl of the
Streets" will be the attraction at the Krug
theatre. This play exposes to public- gaze
a social strata that haa never been seen
on the stage before. It is said to be one of
the moot vitally human plays written In
years. The engagement la for two days
The patrons of the Srug theatre will have
the pleasure of witnessing a new play
Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The play
Is IJncoln J. Carter's latest, 'The Eye
witness," showing the struggles of a young
man to save his home from falling into the
hands of his cousin, "the vllllan." During
the action of the play the principles are
carried through all kinds of exciting ad
ventures and hairbreadth escapes, and gor
geous scenic and electrical effects. There
will be the usual matinee Saturday.
Over. tAbout.
Augustus Thomas, as may be recalled. Is
of the strenuous sort. And he believes that
he has brought his family to look upon the
art of self-defense In the right light. "My
eldest boy, Luke." said Thomas recently,
"has always been my chum and comrade.
Wishing to bring him up with a proper
respect for the strenuous life, I taught him
most carefully and showed how, If attacked,
he could counter a blow and so strike back
as to land on the point of his opponent's
Jaw and put the other fellow out. He had
the thing down pat, and aa he had had con
siderable trouble with a neighbor's son.
Tommy Perkins, I told him to be sure and
land on Tommy's Jaw the next time he
got sassy. Two days later Luke came Into
the house with his right eye In deep mourn
ing. 'Met Perkins, eh?' I asked. 'Did you
follow my Instructions and land on his
Jaw?' "Yes, father,' answered my son.
'And did he go out?' 'Yes, f.ither. He
went out all right, but about five minutes
later he came back wrth a brick." "
Richard Golden tells an amusing anecdote
of a Scotch property man who was con
nected at one time with the same organiza
tion of which Guidon was a star. The
Scotchman was prone to drink a little too
much occasionally, notwithstanding a sin
cere devotion to religious principles and a
prefunctory compliance with his Idea of
worship and reverence. On one occasion
ho got home among the "wee sma' hours,"
undressed himself wltb some difficulty and
went down, on his knees beside the bed,
where he sent forth some Incoherent mut
terlnzs. "What's the malter, John?" asked his
better half. "Are ye no feelin' weel?"
"Am feelin" a' rlcht," replied John, "but
a cunna mind a dumued wlrd o' ma
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Iota Aetar ftories.
Arthur Donaldson, who is tha original
"Prince of Pilsen" In the sterling musical
comedy of that name, has had an ad
venturous career both on the stage and off.
He comes of Norway atock and like the
vikings of old Mr. Donaldson has Inherited
the love of the sea. He went with his
father on many cruises and finally landed
In Christlanla. At that lime Ibsen was a
struggling author seeking a publisher for
his first work, "Katallna." In a smallpox
plague w hich broke out in the city Ibsen s
services fee a doctor were called Into rtquisl-
Wlllls P. Sweatnam has become a trading
stamp fiend; that Is he "was until recently,
when he gave up the herculean task of
accumulating enough stamps to get himself
something valuable. Ills wife was desirous
of a new piano and the actor started In to
smoke cigars with which coupons were
given. He was told that If he got together
6,iX) of them he would be given a late
model upright. He stuck at the task bravely
and at the en I of a month had a wonderful
bunch of the green tags. Although a little
pale, his determination was unshaken. At
the end of the second month he walked
into the cigar store and throwing his pre
miums on the counter said:
"You tell me If I get 6,000 of these you
will give me a piano."
"Yes," replied the clerk.
"Well," continued the actor, "by the time
I get that many I'll not need a piano, but
a harp."
Maaeland Gossip.
N. C. flood win has returned east and Is
busy In rehearsals of ''Beauty and the
Barge," which opens at the Lyceum
theater. New York, on September .
In addition to rehrarslng all day with
Robert Loraine In "Man and Superman,"
Kay Davis Is playing her original part In
"Mrs. Letnngwell's Boots" at the Lyceum
theater. New York.
Grace van Studdlfnrd haa been added to
the Shubert ranks and goes out this season
as the star of "Lady Teazle," the comic
opera produced last season, with Lillian
Runnel! in the titular role.
George M. Cohan says he Is not a knocker,
but here Is one of his boosts, which will be
endorsed by several millions of people out f
west: jay uarnyaro viman, trie man witn
the knock In hU voice, played pastors, last
week. Poor Tony."
Henry B. Harris has secured the latest
work of Charles Klein, the author of
"The Music Master." The play, which Is
yet unnamed, treats of a prohlem of to
day. It will be produced with a special
cast In October.
When Miss Nella Bergen, who In private
life Is Mrs. De Wolf Hopper, made her
dehnt In vaudeville at Proctor's theater.
New York, she was given an ovation by
the entire I-anibs club as a testimonial of
the regard for the popular comedienne.
Henrietta Crossman's company in the
new modern comedy, "Mary. Miry, Quite
Contrary." includes Louise Gtlloway,
Miriam Nesbltt. Blanche Weaver, Ida
Vernon, Boyd Putnam. Walter Thomas,
Oeorg Woodward, Addison Pitt, John
Marble and C. A. C'handos.
Henrietta Crosman will make her first
professional arpearanre In Ixndon In the
fall of Ilk). It has been definitely settled
that she will play a Ixindon engagement
at one of the leading theaters, but no de
cision has been reached as to the plays
she will present. It Is likely, however,
that she will appear in repertoire.
The engagement of Sam Bernard In "The
Rollicking Girl" at the Herald Square
theater. New York, continues so successful
that Charles Frohman has extended the
time to October 12. The timo Mr. Bernard
was to play in Boston will be taken by
Lawrence D'Orsay In Augustus Thomas'
new comedy, "The Kmbaasy Ball."
Blanche Ring; ha been engaged by Lew
Fields aa the principal feminine member of
his company this season. Miss King has
been with Frank Daniels In "Sergeant
Brue" from the time the English piece was
brought out In this country late last sea
son. She fills the void In the Fields forces
caused by the defection of Marie Cahlll.
Milton Royle and Oeorge V. Hobart are
responsible for the lyrics of most of the
onts which will be used In "Moonshine."
the comedy with music, which they wrote
for Miss Marie Cahlll. and In which she
will star Jhla season under the management
of Daniel V. Arthur. It Is said that the
verses are Immensely r lever and that the
miic, which Silvio lleln has composed for
them, assure success for the songs.
eon. Mr. J. W. Lawrence, Mr. W. Banter,
Miss Leila Repton and Miss Mabel IMibois,
sailing on the same day per the Dominion
Line S. S. Ottawa.
Henry B. Harris has re-engaged the en
tire company seen last season with Rob
ert Edeson In "Strongheart." It Includes
Edmund Breese, Mary Boland. Frank
Gheen, Frank J. Mclntyre, Francis Bonn,
iAiulse Drew, Richard Sterling. Marjorle
Wood. Tavlor Holmes. Lucille Stanford,
Harrison Ford. Gertrude Yerxa anil F. A. t
Turner. Mr. Edeson begins his fifth an-
nual tour with a four weeks' engagement
at the Savoy theater, New York, com
mencing August 28.
An Interesting event at the opening of
the Lyceum theater. New York, was the
first presentation In this country of the
work of Alfred Sutro, the brilliant author
of "The Walls of Jericho" and "Mollen
trave on Women." It was In lhe shape of a
one-act play. "A Maker of Men," which
preceded Augustus Thomas' comedy. "Mrs.
LefflngweU's blnots." Margaret Illlnglon
made a genuine hit as the wife and Ernest
Lawford gave a good performance as the
husband. There are but two parts In the
The latest tip Is that when Sam Ber
nard's New York season In "The Rollicking
Girl" comes to a close Joe Coyne will leave
the cast and Join the Henry W. Savage
forces. If Raymond Hitchcock continues n
success In "Easy Dawson" Coyne will have
the star part In "The Yankee Consul." In
case Hitchcock falls back on his old suc
cess Coyne, It Is sHld, will go Into a new
production as a featured member of the
cast and will subsequently be added to the
Savage list of stars. Coyne is one of the In
dividual hits of "The Rollicking Girl" at
present and has long been regarded by
shrewd managers us a star possibility.
Mabel Taliaferro has been selected to
play the principal role of Nance Olden, tho
reclaimed thief. In "In the Bishop's Car
riage," soon to be presented In stage form.
This Indicates that the management will
utilize the youtlif ulness of the leading
character to excuse the moral shortcomings
of the heroine of this story. Miss Talia
ferro Is a splendid selection for the role, as
she Is youthful to the extent that but a
season or two removed this clever young
actress was regarded as a child prodigy.
Arthur Byron will play the role of Lati
mer, in support of Miss Taliaferro. The
dramatization by Channlng Pollock was
given a few trial performances In New
England a week or two buck, and was
highly spoken of by those who witnessed
the original performances.
Isabel Irving has consented, that Is, to
wear tights when she appears as Roxana
In Clyde Fitch's play, "The Toast of the
Town," which he. has written for Viola
Allen. It was left to Mr. Fitch to break
the news to Miss Irving gently. He took
Percy Anderson's costume plates and lay
ing them before the actress, asked her If
they were not very attractive. Miss Irving
looked them over with expreslons of pleas
ure, until finally she came upon one of the
Romeo affairs, when she cried; "What in
Heaven's name Is this?" Here is where
Mr. Fitch's persuasive powers came into
use. The fact that Miss Allen had worn
much the same aorl of thing In "Twelfth
Night" carried a good deul of weight with
Miss Irving. Anyway, rather than dis
appoint Miss Allen, she has consented to
weur the costume In question.
The one hundredth performance of Frank
Daniels In "Sergeant Bruu" was obsorvod
last Thursday night at the Knickerbocker
theater, New York. In a way unique in the
atrical annals. There were no souvenirs.
Mr. Daniels In his inimitable speech after
the ' second act referred to his pleasure
that "Sergeant Brue" had rounded the
century murk, and suggested that, though
he believed souvenirs to be out of fashion,
anyone wishing a souvenir could take home
a chunk of Ice from the waer cooler.
Mr. Daniels has been playing "Sergeant
Brue" to record breaking business In New
York and now, having completed a run
which has exceeded In receipts all hot
weather records at the Knickerbocker the
ater, he will make a tour of the principal
The big "Home Folk" production, under
the direction of Joseph Brooks, Is to open
its season In Indianapolis, Monday, Sep
tember 11, where It will be presented for
one week. Following this engagement
comes several more Important cities of
the middle west. An especial feature of
the production Is the lifelike representa
tion of the old swimming hole In the third
act. Here the boys of the village are
surprised by the man owning the riparian
rights and he hides their clothes, leaving
them to get home as best they can, which
they manage to do by covering their
nakedness with a lot of empty barrels.
"Home Folks'' Is by C. T. Dazey, who
wrote "In Old Kentucky" and a number
or niner successes, ana tne scenes or ine
play are laid In southern Illinois Just after
the war of the rebellon.
TWO NIGHTS Alonduy and Tuesday
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Coming Direct from Its Threa Mentha' Successful Run at Power ' Theater Chleaga
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Saturday and Survday Matinees EacK Day
Produced with all the massive elaboration of scenic appointment and detail
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Wishes to announce the opening of hia season.
It is suggested that those who wish to
secure the best results should begin work at
once as Mr. Kelly's season will close earlier
than usual.
Studio Residence, 2550 Dodge St.
Appointments made by 'phone 2027.
Phone 404.
Anna Lauchlln. the pretty little Dorothy
of 'The Wizard of Oi, who hss been with
that piece from It original performance In
Chicago three seasons afro, g to be a mem
ber of the "Iand of Nod" company, now
flavins; at the Chlrag-o opera house. Bho
will succeed Mabel Harrison and later goes
Into vaudeville for a brief period to fill out
nine bookings originally made for her be
fore the new Chicago engagement came up.
Dlgby bell la devoting his spar tlm,
while on the road as the star of ' f Uo tdu-
With Modern Vaudeville
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William H. Sherwood, Director.
Most Artistic. Scientific. l-Tactical and
Thorough Courses of Study. Completely
equipped and offers the best modern advan
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moderate cost.
Fall Ttrm Will Opn
September 11, 1905.
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