Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 27, 1908)
THE OMAHA SUNDAY T1EE: SEPTEMBER 27. 1008.
iOYO a W ALL WttR
y 1 TT ft "W 1 TTT V W ..CAKNIVAL...
IS ST JtL, Jl L ILl ATTHACTION
FREDERIC THOMPSON Presents
AND THE OUIGIIMA.L, NEW YORK CAST IN
' A Dramatization ol Ceorgs Birr McCutcheon's Fimoui Book by
WINCIIELL SMITH and BYRON ONOLEY
GREATEST SHIP SCENE and STORM EFFECTS ever WITNESSED on the STA6E
4 NIGHTS Starting Sunday, Oct. 4 -Matinee Wednesdaj
X,. S. BIBS PRESENTS AMERICA'S GREATEST CHARACTER ACTRFBS 5
vT-rrrs'Mr wn a firurwr tw
UnRojuvcnation of Aunt Flary
- - 1
EXCURSION RATES ALL RAILROADS FOR THIS ATTRACTION
Thro Evening Performance: at 8 O'clock Praclaaly
Of a Ul3
Special Matlnaa on Wadnaaday at 2 O'Clock Praclaaly
KLAW & ERLANGER'S NEW R GREATER
R T3 n.ij
Sa. 3 MMMBataBBBavJf
A K3IGHTY PLAY;
4 Staged on a Seal of Unparallelad Splandsr
300-PEOPLE IN PRODUCriO.300
J Spaclal Orchestra) Carried By Company
THE ATR E
10 - 25 - 50
2 STARTING MATINEE TODAY
ROWLAND & CLIFFORD AMUSEMENT CO. OFFER
PLAIN, SWEET, WELCOME,
MISS CUBA NIBLO AS "JANE."
A Perfect Production Presented by Polished Players.
5 siABtna TUESDAY SEPT. 29
blAKXliMU USUAL MATINEES
IT RETURNS AGAIN
AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR EXTRAVAGANZA
ORIGINAL PRODUCTION AND NO. 1 COMPANY
60 SIXTY PEOPLE 60
COMING PANHANDLE PETE
14Q3. Douglas St.
GEORGE M. COHAN'S
la Motion PMeturss that Talk, Bln
and Danaa, ' Continuous Program.
t to IF. M, 7 to tt P. M.
Admlaal-n 10e. '
Childran under 1 Yaara Ba.
; ; FLEA . -CIRCUS
'Thin la the sain attraetlon that
became tha rata of Chicago, being
Uttted by the elite of the town.
Prof. Paul and hla Trained Fleas
are now vUlllng tha largest of tha
Etate Fairs and ta one. of the gtiar
aatsed attractions of tha carnival
to- perfornmsjee having been seen
. by tha members ot tha Ak-Sar-Uefl
n" FOR HIRE 4
IL S.SUGARjMAN It
'Phones Ball Dong. 494; Ind. A-1494
matinee daixt, a:is.
BTEBT NIGHT, 8:1B
Week Starting Mat. Today.
BIG AK-SAR-BEN BILL
The DlstltiKulHhed American Actor,
MR. WM. THOMPSON
Including Thoa. H. Ince.
!n Clay M- Greene'a one-act claanlc,
'Tor Love'a-Sweet Sake."
7 Patty Frank Troupe 7
The Vienna Maatcr-Oyninusta.
Alf Grant and Ethel Hoag
toim Sinning Boim; Talking
HALLEN and HAYES
Eccentric Singera and Dancers.
Those Daring Hidors
BAADER LAVELLE TRIO
Who Do Everything That's PosalbUi
cu a Wheel.
LjSON T. R0GEE
Kuropean Novelty Musician or
"Tha Human Orchestra."
JACK CONNELLY and
A Cyclona of Comedy, Melody
Always the Newest In Motion Pictures
1 . u
rtn an n nmiii jri.innir,ii :i mm
The talk of th-j town is the
Conceded to be the best, largest and
handsomest Cafe west of Chicago
Tha place for after- W give dinner par-
theatre parties ties special attention
Our own excellent orchestra
plays from 12 m. to 12 p. m.
Farnam Street, bet. 15th and 16 1 Ii
T. J. O'BRIEN. Proprietor
This Week's Attractions.
noyd's Tlientcr. ."Hrcwstor's Million"
Orplinun Theater Vaudeville
Krug Theater "Jane ICyrie"
"Wizard of Oz"
, "The Ort'UH (II rl"
Pulin Theater Moving rictures
Jewel Theater Moving Pletures
Omernphone Tal king Tlrl urea
m....,.., ,vm m .i . 1 1 1 '" ,'
nmovti tan, freckles and sunbnrn.
Hns heromo th" mont ri'inarkable aeller of any Cream
we have ever heard of! If n new toilet article auildenly
airln,-a Into iiromlnonee without any particular amount
of ailvertlflnc. we promptly "sot up and tnkn notice.'
We have had to hurtle to pet enough ParoKlds Craam
this month to supply the demand. 1
A most exietlng prUronaao (those who purchase,
toilet soodsi Insure the quality and popularity of Par
oalda Cream. A largo Jar fur 2 So.
Corner l!Uh and Pouglaa fits.
Corner Iflth and Chieao St, Omaha.
X. and S. Corner 2Uh and N Sts., Ro. Omaha,
SCH REFER' S
t?v srf wu v
Are yon ambitions lo
become a successful
The Travelers Ins.
Co., will give yon a
coarse In lis training
school at Barllord.
TOM. S. KELLY
Mor. State at Nebraska tor
TRAVELERS INSDBAHCI CO.
of Hartford, Cana.
is the guarantee given
with every Suit or Over
coat made by
1515 FARNAM ST., OMAHA.
there: is only one:
The witchery of the place lies in
its indescriable hospitality.
The cuisine is unequaled and
the Heidelberg Habit is sure a
In Connection with the
New Schlltz Hotel
316-20 SOUTH SIXTEENTH STREET
You will enjoy that vacation
more when you know that
your belongings at home are
covered by a Fidelity and
Casualty Burglary Policy. .
If. E. PALMER., SON l CO.,
Omaha. lSrandels Fildg.
J. L. BRANDEIS Q. SON'S
Xalrdrasslntf Dept. Second l'loor.
HaJr Pressing and Marcel Waving Boo
Massaging and Electric Vibrator.. 60c
Manicuring for ladies and gentlemen 60o
All kinds of hair goods at lowest prlcss.
.Appointments made by phone.
STEPHENS & SMITH
307 South 10th.
BOS Worth lath
Ail Theatrical Publications
297 Different Magazines
THOUSANDS OF POST CARDS AND
GATES NEWS CO.
S. W. Corner 16th and Farnam Streets.
fg Tha H. J. Penfold Co.
WI LEAD. OTHTK8 FOLiOW
scrxsmrio opticiam s
Boa Our New Torio Iianaes
1408 t'ariutm u Omaha, Neb.
Gil O. 1VI. E
Will est your trunk to tha depot Quick
est Always on time.
FVIolorcycIe Messenger Service
1011 Farnam Street.
Exclusive Dalrdressing Parlors
MANICURING, MASSAGE AMD CHIROPODY
- Fine Hair Goods and Toilet Artloles
1415 FARNAM KTREKT.
Write for Catalogue
Or call and see the lntewt Improved Vic
tor First Talking Machine, Now Equip
ment. It's a dandy.
1K"T DOLLAR DOWN
DOLLAR A WEEK
Piano Player Co., om Boston store
Advance Fall Styles
Are iow ready. F:aTe your fall salt
mans oy a man wno Has had IS yaara'
experience in males' tailoring- shops of fie
cans, vionna, Berlin and Mew Ko.k.
LEAF, The Ladles' Tailor
807 OLD BKAXIDEXS BDIXDIIfa.
TOE MLSICALLY INCLINED PUBLIC
are cordially invited to pay us a
visit any afternoon and enjoy .
our Piano Player Concerts. No
charge is made and you can well .
spend an hour with us when
down town on a shopping trip.
Schmoller & Mueller
1311-13 Famara St,
Storage Vaults for Silverware, Etc.
Private Safe In Burglar-Proof Vault. $5 Per Year.
Omaha Safe Deposit Vaults
9iO South 13th Street. Omaha National Uank
Why heat up your coal rjnge Just to heat water, when n r;is heater
will give you enough hot water for a buth in a few minuter. We sell them.
OMAHA. GAS CO.
The greatest attraction
is G6e advance showing
of popular fall styles at
-jsamiiMj.i iw m m imv i i, 1 u. i -i
Gossip About Plays and Players
ARNIVAti week finds the Omaha
theaters ready for the carnival
crowds. Nothing; but tha mer
riest of comedy will be offpred,
save for the first two nights,
tvhen the bill at the Krug will
approach the serious. At the Boyd one of
the best of American conceits along the lino
of comedy will be presented by a company
that ought to fairly make a snap. The Ilur
wood has for Its bill a farce comedy that
has stood the test of a gooA many years,
and at the Krug the Inst five days of the
week will ba turned over to musical com
edy. At the Orpheum the vaudevlllo bill
will have a deep comedy ting, and thus
the spirit of the occasion will be re
flected at the theaters, and the merry
makers will find nothing there not In keep
ing with their mood. This Is correct from
a managerial point of view, and probably
also from the point of art. It Is recalled
that a couple of seasons ago a manuger
thought maybe art might be called op
during the carnival time at Omaha, and
ao he sent hither a star whose a huso
name is writ high amnog classical actors,
and he regaled the few who attended his
performance with extra Illustrated pre
sentations of some of the greatest plays in
the realm of the stage. But as a financial
success K was a glorious failure. The
public would have none of the serious at
that time, and the star, perhaps, still suf
fering from his disappointment, has reso-
! lutely set his fiu-e against Omaha since
J and threatens to do so forever. But he
' only paid the penalty of offering the public
j Shakespeare when It wanted Georg?
Cohan. How do we know? Well, the next
season a Cohan company In a Cohan play
at the same theater did a business that
Is held up to the eyes of grumbling agents
and managers when they undertake to say
that Omaha Is not a good -show town. Tills
Is the season for coined y, and the Omaha
manager knows It.
sands of dollars. Unfortunate Investments
sent him back Into the shpw business, a
poor mun, but with the name old play that
delighted so many thousands before. He Is
again piloting "My Sweetheart" through
the country, and his old friends are glad
to see that his tour Is attended by some
thing like success. And still another old
timer will burst upon our gase some time
during the winter, for Minnie Palmer has
returned to America from England and Is
breaking Into the vaudeville game. It is
not known how soon she will reach Omaha,
but It Is pretty certain she will be out this
way If she can make her act stick.
SALOME OF TUB MIDDI.K AiiV.H
Like Her of the Twentieth Cenlorj
Once upon a time there was another
Salome. Not like the paSHlve Instrument of
Bible story, much less like the perverted
Jade of modern Invention, but a real once
upon a time Salome; haunting, wistful
naively grotesque, was the Salome of thu
middle ages, half ghost, half goddess, half
Christian, half pagan, to be pitk;d, feared
and conciliated. This Salome Hans Chris
tian Andersen might have made kin t the
Marsh King's daughter or Barrie, might
have made her a grown up sister of Feter
The daughter of Herodlas made as deep
an impression on the Imagination of the
early middle ages us she has on that of
the twentieth century, but with this differ
ence, that now fancy is burdened with
weary knowledge of human degeneracy,
while then it soared wild and credulous
through the spirit world. In those old days
man had not been long separated and was
not completely weaned from his heathen
gods. The church had only succeeded In
tearing them from their high estate and
transforming Uiem from adored beings
Into malign creatureB. Tho church either
became or was frjni the beginning in.lul-
ence In the city of two links that bind the gent, and It prudently ullowej wiiat tt
present with the past. One of these, James I could not prevent, that heathen and Chris
O'Neill, Is about the last of his school of, tian tradition should here und there run
aetlng. Not that he "lags superfluous on together.
the stage." On the contrary. It la hoped Simple folk wished to he on th a.tfe aide,
that he will be sr-ared to delight us for j and In the popular mythology there waa a
many years to come. But his coming turns I gtrange mixture of Greek, Teutonic and
the mind back for many a day, to times Chrlstiun personages. There was even a
The last week waa notable for the pres-
and kisses. The head shuddered nt her
touch and tha dead mouth mlraruounly
blow upon her with such power that she
was whirled Into space, there to hang,
flit and dance round anil round forever,
the bride of the whirlwind, never to touch
earth or t j soar bej-ond earthly trouble.
Herodlas In her airy wanderings had
distinguished company. There was Pinna,
the wild huntress, and the Oermnn Hnlda,
both like herself doomed to ride the storm,
and together with Hcrndina the leaders of
the "furious host." In their train swept
thinpa to make men cover their heads in
mortal .terror. There were suicides display
ing their wounds, creatures riding two-
legged horses, men tied on wheels, others
running without heads or carrying their
legs across their shoulder. There were
specters of Individuality, such as tho gray
horse bearing a mun booted and spurred,
In a long clonk, with a bugle over his
shoulder, but no head, or the hunter with
face set In his neck, who, followed by dogs
and women, rode a headless black horse
and yelled "hoho! hoho!"
There were restless ghosts with a hls
,tory, like the lndy of rank with twenty
four daughter who had so passionately
loved the chase thnt they had so often
paid "could they but always hunt they
cared not to win heaven." that one day
the daughters were nil transformed Into
hiiunds and the mother doomed to hunt
with them forevermore. There was thp
damsel who loved the chn so selfishly I
that in her wild tiding she played havoc
with the peasants' crops and was con
demned to ride the slorm to all eternity.
There were witches In the forms of cits
and geese, there were polilins and wlll-o'-the-wlsps,
but most blond curdling f nil
were the piteous walling sou's of Infants
who had died unbiptls.'d.
From this grim eomrmy. from this
weird revelry, ft on hrr frantic spouse, the
whirlwind, poor Herodlas had a brief
respite. Krom mldnipht til cockcrow she
might fit In an onk or a hazel tre and
breed on her hapless love and helpless sin.
One other consolation was hers, the hom
ngn of a half admiring, half fearful public.
Ilerchatd and Worms gravly ptntes thst
In the twelfth century one-third of the
whole world worshipped Herodlas.
The learned Jacob Grimm, who c: Mected
much folk Irre for the Teutonic mythology,
says thHt in the earlier half of tile nine
teenth centi'ry the whirlwind was In Ger
many, still accounted f ir by the dancing
Herodlas wliirihr; r.r.u.id i:i the air.
PHONES - Bell, Doua. 1506 ;ind. A-IS06
ee TODAY eTO?
H A - - M A!
THERE'S MORS HOWKPT-TO-POOTJNESS SNAP AND FV9 IK THIS OIHQESY
BIT OI" TUMINiSITT THAN IN ANY OTHEK GIB. I. YOTT KITOW.
MO S1ATIMBXI 10X.bVA.Hi WBNIr)y BVIMSO VliJrWJtMAaVsl STAJtTtt
A7VLS 'XJili rK&Ava
.M l mi ll, l.NSTItl CTIOX.
FRANK J. RESJLEJR
Cor. 29111 and Woolworth Phone Harney 3988
Pupil of Chas. W. Clark
when he was young and as sprightly as
any of the boys who are now slowly mak
ing their way to the head of the procession,
and a little more than emphasises tha fact
that time la fleeting. Mr. O'Neill Is still
a most capable romantic sctor, and as
painstaking aa to detail as he was once
dashing and debonnair. H haa lost some
of the agility of hla youth, but the old
fire still burn fiercely, and at times he
flashra cut with the fresh vigor that
marked him as one of the greatest In a
time when to be grest among America's
romantic actors was really to be great.
James O'NeHI, like Joseph Jefferson, has
made for hlmaelf a place In the annals of
the American stage that la all his own.
The other old-timer waa John R. Rogers,
whoso claim to fame lies In the furore he
created almost a generation ago by his
unique methods of advertising a star. At
a time when the outre was looaea upon
by the enterprising showman as absolutely
necessary, and wits were constantly racked
for aome new and striking way of pre
senting an attraction, Rogers placed him
self well In front of his kind. In city after
city, as he progressed across the country,
sppeared on the bill boards: "Walt "for me;
1 am coming. M. P. M. 8." It wasn't long
till this came to be understood that Minnie
Palmer In "My Sweetheart" was the ob
ject of this unusual method of advertising.
It wouldn't get a second glance, nowadays,
but It did then, and a stream of gold
poured steadily Into Rogers' pockets. From
the United States he went to England,
where he had even greater success, and at
one time was worth several hundred thou-
cult of Isis still lingering In the mldille
age. The devil was aa yet a person of no
Importance. Ills peculiar function was
exercised by the deposed gods who, hurt
and indignant, lost their sociable chatact-r
und became dark and dreadful powers.
As men no longer honored them by their
ministry these fallen deiths became evil
spirits wandering and hovering In the all.
Certain ones among them were leadera of j
the "furioe hosL" that terrible lompany of
those, who, being dead, had not become
partakers, or. not completely, of blessedness
and peace, and lingered between earth and
They swept through nlr and fjrest with
horrible din in whole companies witches,
suicides, the unhaptlz. d, the unshrlven,
gods, heroes, sorcerers, goblins, huntsmen,
spectres, In 'whooping rush and clamor.
Wotan and his Valkyries, Charlemagne and
hla knights. Diana und her train swept
through the night, and to this dread com
pany was Salome doomed.
Only slie was not called Salome in
mediaeval legend. but Herodlas, hrr
mother's name. Religious poets of the time
treat the subject In full und with relish,
but there Is un unaccustomed tone of pity
In the story aa if it told of otic more siniiej
against thun sinning.
It was Imagined that the girl, though
consumed with secret love of John, was
forced by her revengeful mother to de
mand hi head In payment for her danc
ing. When It waa brought to her on a
IN IT 1.1. IVrUKKSTH I.OMHIV
JEAN P. DUFFIELD
TEACHEK OF PIANO
SUITE 404-03 BOYD'S THEATRE
Studio Now Open lor tlie Season
a tmt aii ii i m 'c&aaaauomtra. a
Barbara E. Belsley
Pupil of Residence
taken effectively and forcibly by Robert
Lorulne. The women of the play were
rather unhappily represent, d, but theie was
no dissentiiift voice In the up;, la use ac
coidi'd to the play, and the general feel
ing here Is that it thoroughly Uib.ivis to
A QBASXTATB AJTD INSTRUCTOR
of the Royal Conservatory of Dres
den and Vienna and former di
rector of the Beethoven Academy
of Music, l'hllldeli hla, now located
In Omaha, Announces his flrat
season here for
6.1i Ho. liiith Ave.
liione Ind. A-1470
American Prniua tolled Crude, but
Genuine anil Virile.
I-OXImjN, Sept. :'S. (Special Correspond
ence.) Thanks" l" for "Paid in Kuir." We
have had so many ill-chosen American
plays in the last few seasons that it is a
J. y to Americans living In London to get
a drama that does home-made playwrights
Justice. The play has been a Joy to most
of the Knglish critics, too, apparently, for
most of them have accorded to It pretty
hearty praise. The general verdict was:
Rather crude, but genuine and virile Crania.
straightforward and effective.
We tan only hope it will not share the
fate of "The l.lon and the Mouse," which,
although It as a failure financially, came
within an nr of succeeding here and al
most certainly would have succeeded if It
had been done hy actors more used to
Knglish ways and accents. "Paid In Full"
was produced at the Atdwyeh theater last
week with an English company, excepting
Paul Arthur, the "Jimsie Smith." who has
been in Knglsnd so long that most play
goers here have forgotten his American
origin. He gave an admirable Interpreta
tion of the wise, good-natured, self-made
"Jlmsle." The part of big, tough Captain
Williams was entrusted to 1ouia Calvert
one of the finest character actors on the
Knglish stagei and be made the best of it,
which Is saying much. Owing ti H. V.
Esmond's Illness, the disagreeable and
rather Irritating role of Ji Brooks, the
charirer she was wild with grief and re
morse and tried to cover It with tears j husband, who was a cad and a worm, was
The muoh-ann i:n ed and long-awaited
production at His Majesty's theater f the
Stephen Phillips and Comyns Carr ver
sion of Goethe's "Faiist" proved to be
J retty much all that was expected of it.
and it In sold that the rush for advance
booking of seats after the first-night per
formance fully justifies Bcerbohm Tree's
heavy expense of time and nervous enerny
and money in prndurlng the play si livlxhly
that It bee jmes a siicotacle even more th.m
tt drama. The scenery find lighting effects
were unite astonishing, und the costume,
especially designed by Dion Clayton C 1
tlirop, were beyond sll praise. The play
follows Goethe closely, but It lntim be ad
mitted that, barring eertain characteristic
rut pie patches, the blank verse hardly gave
us riteplem Phillips on the level of his
"Paolo and Krancesiu." and especially of
his "Her. d." 8o far us acting go s, t In
most iv tuole success ni the Margaret of
little Marie Iohr, a Kirl who ta yet in her
'teens, a d tighter of Kate Bishop, and
niieo of that sterhnji actor, Alfred Bishop.
Henry Ainl.-y, too. was admirable as Faust.
About Tree's "Mephlftoph -leh'" th r- are
conflicting opinions. It leaned too strongly
In the direction of hum r to be alto;.-ther
dignified, but there tan be no doubt of Its
Ijttle, fuir-huired 1'aulln Chase, has ar
rived back in Indon from a six u.kn
holiday in America. II was her first vl,l:
to her Dative lund since she came to Kng
- - - t
(Continued on Page Nine,'
SCHOOL OF ACTING
riTTB SEA80N BEGUN SEPT. 7tk
DKAMATIO AHT, KLOtTTION,
DANCING, FKNt lXO
Offers two full and two partial
Kcholurahlps to talented pupils, appli
cations must be made by pep'. 16th.
LILLIAN riTCN, Director
W. j. DUROESS, Mauagsr
Mr. Fred G. Ellis
Announces the opening of
his Vocal Studio Thurs
day, October the First.
Schmoller fc afusUar Bid.
1311-13 remain Street.
Phones, Douglas, 163S; Indepeodsat,
Powered by Open ONI