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THE BEE: OMAHA, "WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1912.
GRUMMANN ATTACKS AUTHOR
University Professor Repudiates the
Works of August Strindbcrg.
FIRST OF TWELVE LECTURES
Xrnrly llii- llunilrril Pronto llrnr
I'lrst if rrlr of l.crtnrrs lly
I'mf. (irnmmnnn at (lie IIIkIi .
Vupusl Strlndben;, the Swedlah
Shakespeare," and hi works wore repudi
ated yesterday afternoon by Ifof
Paul II. Qrummnnn of the University of
Nebraska In a lecture on Modernism and
J terature," before an audlenco of nearly
f in the auditorium of the high school
bulldlnc Thin was the first of a series
of twelve lecture to be Riven by l'rof
Grumtnann through the courtesy of C.
V Metz. president of the library board.
Prof. Grunnnann took up tho works of
Has author and gave examples of h s
rash denunciations of many valued cus
toms and Institutions of society. He fol
lowed the. eccentric author throtiRh the
mystic realm of his darkest and most
danKerous superstitions which he has
Interwoven Into his wrltlww In such a
way as to lead many who follow his
works to think there Is something worth
ahlle In mysticism and superstition.
I want to fight that kind of thins."
aid l'rof. drummann.
A rimed With I'nrrntu,
The speaker said Strlndbers pitted his
opinions against those of hla parents
when ha was so young as to be Incapable
j, of logical opinion. Later In life ho was
? for years completely deranged. "When he
.. wanted to prove or disprove theory,"
saiil the professor, "he set diligently to
y work making a few experiments and
reading a few works that favored his
view, and thon wrote his findings as an
nbsoluto truth. In this way ho attacked
a -'.enre, relegated chemistry to the back
ground, nd reinstated alchemy, claiming
'n his 1..ngcmcnt that ho was bitterly
persecute J for this for years by the
aioncy powars because he had discovered
JJ ow to make gold."
Tnke Author Hcrloimly.
j Ptrlmlbenj'a 1clous and dogmatic at
tacks upon -women and their character
were laid baro by tlio speaker.
"It would be sufficient to pass this
author by silently," sold Professor drum
mann, 'Jw'ere It not for tho fact that ho
has been taken seriously by omo people."
U 1'rofessor Qrummann quoted from
atrlndbcrg's denunciation of Helndrlck
Ibsen, the Norwegian dramatist. Strlnd-
3f berg had denounced tho famous Nora of
S Ibsen's drama, "The Doll's House," as a
'i silly, sentimental woman who sought
economlo equality with her husband
while she failed first to qualify for, this
Tho speaker jwtnted out, however, that
K Ibsen and his works wcro so far aliove
i those of Htrindberir as not to be coin
( pared with them, at all.
t Bishop Partridge
Speaks at Big Rally
Illshop Sidney Partrldgo of Kansas City,
. who Is giving a scries of sermons and
I lectures In Omaha this week, spoke lost
night at a missionary rally of all the
;: Episcopal churches of Omaha at Trinity
! cathedral on Japan, In which country
J ho spent eight yoars n missionary,
t, Ulshop Partridge spoke on the chnrnc-
f terlstlcs of tho race uud how rupldly
the Japancso people assimilated knowl
5. edge of the Christian religion, and tho
T progressive spirit of tho modorn world
as taught to them by the missionaries,
iiartlculorly those of the English tonsu.
He told how thoroughly thosa who have
accepted the Christian faith embrace
their religion and tho amount of study
? which they devoto to It. In fact not
only In religion, but In nil things with
which they have become nowly ac
quainted, tho most unv-ylng diligence
In learning the smallest parts Is shown,
c u fact which' Tnore than nriythlnir clso
Is making Japan one of tho forernoit
nations of the world.
Cops Spend Night Nursing
Trio of Homeless Puppies
I ford supported t that finer piim
donna. Marie Urltei. will be sen In the,
mernest or musical raroee. The Girl, the
Man and the Game," at the Boyd theater
for three days, beginning Thursday. The
success of this rle-ver play last nmnun
Hum i-imni 10 roast was nttie snort or i
lllian.im.Hnl Tl.lu i, ...il I
to. much better advantage, th, company
uciiir wniiiiivru uy in HfHiuion ot .mim
Marin. Welter and a very clover little
singing ar J dancing- soubrette. Miss Mae
Collins, wno was a feature the last sea
son. In 'The Pink Ixidy ami at the
Follies Uergere In New York. "The Girl,
tin- Man and the Oatne'1 Is a.srres with
a caDltal "ft." n Univ rttrrArtt'
of fomedy and dancing Is delightfully
The Krug this Week Is offering "The
Cherry Hlossom," a show glrly.shpw
with one of tho best chorus organisations
In the burlesque business. The attrac
tion plays a dime matinee each day this
It was S o'clock In the morning. The
streets downtown were qlifot and deserted.
Patrolman Nichols fret alone broke tho
stillness of the night. The steady fall-of
his Number 12's heralded his approach
tatlonward and tho sleeping cops there
stirred Uneasily. ',
Uko the lead to chapter tefi of ''Had
Hill's Uunlon" was the chain of events
that followed for tho next few seconds.
From the darkened stairway of a Douglas
street hobo roost came an unusual sound.
The cop barkened well. Another moan
and thon a chorus of them. "A woman
In distress," tragically exclaimed tho cop
.is he cleared decks for action. When
he reached tho top of the stairs with cun
and Nashllght In hand he squared off
and cast light upon the source of the
noise. A bnsket covered with a shawl
attracted his attention and! ho uncovered
It. Instead of a scare head murder mys
tery he saw three tiny puppies, deserted
Tucking them under his arm he took
them to hcadquartoni and attempted 'to
abandon them on Captain Dcmpsey's
"Nichols! Toil aro hereby assigned to
special duty before you return to your
beat," ordered the captain. "Oo find
homes for them."
A coaple of reporters 'relieved the of
ficer ot. the nnree mk -fend offered to
adopt thfm. -In' a (ride they had ths
foundlings at "a Jiearhy restaurant and
comfortably1 fed." On black and tan little
rascal required-parental attention before
he lift the restaurant, but Dr. It- II.
IlarrlsJuippened to bepresent at the, time
end .lip offered assistance. Ho demanded
as' a fee one 'of the , pups nhd thero bolrtg'
no other way out he gothlir dog- One
reporter Insisted upon peeping one for
hjs wife and the third one was the bone
of contention between four waiters, a
taxi driver, a' blocft watchman, a. drug
clerk, a policeman and a lady customer.
The pollecrrfan crfded tho -argument by
carting the last of the triplets off to head
quarters Again 4nd Chauffeur ltarry'lJu
ford finally apuproprlated It for his own.
The disappointed ones all voiced hope
that, the last of the trio would grow up
wllth, strong' teeth. and-antipathy for
policemen and the1 dog Incident was
closed - after 'almost' fotifflfths of the
night owls In the business district last
night had'perrohnlly engaged In the dog
POLICE KEEPS CLOSE WATCH
FOR WOMAN AND CHILD
1 Information that a mulutto woman
with a 4-year-old white child Is on hor
t way to Omaha from lluton House Ial.,
caused a ripple of excitement at police
I'i headquarters last night and as a result
alt Incoming trains at local depots aro
being closely watched.', A reward of
t ft, 000 In the event of nn arrest giving
proper results Is aiding materially In tho
' tloseness of tho watch.
' On August 23, while tho parents or 4-year-old
Ilobert Dunbar, Jr., were camp
ing at Kwaxle lako, nar Opoiousas, La.,
tho child disappeared and hiui been seen
ir only onco since. That time ho was being
i!' placed on board a train by a mulatto
H woman at llaton Itouge, headed for
7 Ilurnslde, La., and thero the trail
The parents, who are wealthy Now Or
rl leans people, fear that the negress is
insane and Intends to keep tho child
, always, No attempts havo been mndo
, ' to secure ransom for Jfc
i, A Ilrrak tor Liberty
j from stomach, liver and kidney trouble
f li made when a J5o box of Dr. King's
$ new Ufe Pills Is bought Why suffer
; Fur sale by Beatort Drurf Co. Advertise
f Key lo the filtuatlon-IJee- Advertising.
ATTRACTIONS I.V OMAHA.
Boyd I "Patience."
Braudeisl "The Oommoa Xiftw."
Hippodrome I Vaudsvlllt.
Xmgl BmUsqus. I
Orphsnmt Vnudevllls. I
MatinesB today at Orpheun, Ossty,
Hippodrome and Xrug. ,
"Tlio Plrntea of Prmniice" nt the,
"The Pirates of renxance," a comlo opera'
by Mr W. a Gilbert und Blr Arthur
Hulllvnn: under the direction of Messrs.
Hhubcrt and William A. Ilnuly. Tlio
lUchard, u pirate olilnf... .Eugene Cowles
Homucl, his lieutenant
Frederick, a pirate apprentice
Major General Stanley of tho Ilrtllsh
army.... U forgo MAuKarlane
ICdwurd, a sergeunt of police............
i Do Wolf Hopper
Mabel, General Htanley's youngest
daughter. , ... .; , lUtlnnclio Nuffield
General Stanley's daugtiters
Kate , LoiiIm Darthnl
lidlth Viola Gillette
Isabel ...,:.Nelllo Degrosoett
lluth, n piratical ''inald-'of-all-work"., i
k Kate Condon
in tho days slnco Wlllnmv8. Gilbert and
Arthur iJanjfnrT Crca,tfd their refined
comlo operas wo hnve iiad plots for Just
as good productions, but tho makers of
our modern musical eolnedy librettos have
never, ben .able to turnlhelr absurdities
Into such oxqt'ilaltoly ftne' works as "The
Mikado" or "Pinafore." Nor have any of
our modern opera-tnakera achieved the
success tlmt-BuUlvan did In clothing these
comlo nbsurdltlen In musical ' settings
possessed ot such Inspiring delights' of
song and harmonics. And the reason why
Ilia Gilbert and Sullivan productions,
created more than a quarter of century
ago, aro still so popular when presented
by such ii cast as Is playing at the Hoyd
now Is none other than that the present
day has mil brought forth a splondld
satirist to rank with Gilbert nor a keen
lytlo writer to reach par with Bulltvun.
"Tho Plruti'H ol Peniancc," the second
of tho Gilbert uud Bulllvan comic operas
to bo produced In Omaha hy the all-star
cast, Is U'su familiar In the general pub
lic than "The Mikado," which was pre
sented on the opening night. Though not
so welt known, this pleasant opera, with
Its absurd plot. Is as purely satirical as
"Tho Mikado;" still It Is not so romlo
and docs not reach the standard ot the
Gilbert and Bulllvan masterpiece In Its
Perhaps tho performance of last even
ing was not so great a success as that
of the previous evening, but It such were
true It was only because the second opera
lacked some of the brilliancy of the for
mer. Kata Condon did not have the op
portunity that she possessed In Katliho,
but stilt she whs satisfactory. Hhe plays
the comedy role of the homely womap In
lovo wlth any man extremely effectively.
Hho sang beautifully,
Arthur Aldrlgo appeared as tho appren
tice and did much better than on the
previous evening, perhaps because he
had n more ample part. Ills voice wus
virile, pure and smooth, n when he
Miss Blanche Duffleld was, splendid,
vocally, In the rolo of Mable, General
Stanley's youngest daughter.. Her talent
fn the vocal llae Ui so-gres,t that she
jmakes lier uutilence feel her every mood.
In -the' higher register's which,' she was
compelled to each sh sustained ap even
of every kind prevent the
freedom of sunlight exercise
which nature intended, and vital
body-forces are slowly reduced.
Scott's Emulsion is the concentrated
pure food-medicine to check this decline.
It refreshes the body by making healthy
blood and is nature s greatest
aid to fortify the lungs and
Scott's Emulsion makes
nrgy, health and strength.
t tk Hotroc. Bkmfiekt, N. J.
sweetness without seeiplnp effort, nnd
then trilled to lower notes In complete
authority of her voice. ,
Miss Viola Gillette made her first up.
pcaranco, being ono of the three daugh
ter of the general. The little she had
to do was well performed.) Of course,
George MacFarland was a success In the
role of tho gepera). Ilia Impersonation
.of 'the comlo opera general is quite the
most finished of such a character within
the' writer's recollection. Ho was In fine
voice. Kugeno Cowles was a magnificent
pirate chief.' singing admirably with his
powerful bass, volco, ' Hla lieutenant, Ar
thur Cunningham, was one of the vocal
DeWolf Hopper had only a srrtall part
In the piny, that of the police sergeant.
He displayed a mock valor and a comical
manner that called for many rounds of
approval. He created a great amount ot
laughtor, even by a simple, cpmlcal
The work of tho chorUs was even' bet
ter than on Sunday night. It sang the
qdo to poetry,, without orchestral accom
paniment, magnificently, and It Is not
making too strong u statement to say
that this success Is one of the flneit
examples of chorus singing that Omaha
has heard In many months. Tho staging
unit inn costuming were, 01 course, ot a,
The nil-star cast will present "Patience"
tonight, "Pinafore" Wednesday afternoon
and tho "Mikado" Wednesday evening,
metropolitan Opens flensnii.
NEJW YORK, Nov. 1L-The season at
the Metropolitan opera house, accom
panled by all Its customary social brll
llanoy, opened this evening with Puc
cini's "Manon Loscaut." It was the
first appearance of the new Italian con
duotor, Glorglopolacco, and of the Span
ish lyrlo soprano, Luoresla Borl, who
has been singing In Tarls, Milan and
Buenos Ayres. Others In the crfst were
Caruso, Bcottl, De flegurpla Helss, Bada,
Audlslo, Ilossl and lleschllglan and Mme.
There has been few changes among the
holders of boxes, which are transferred
less frequently than family residences.
Speculators sold a few seats In the or
chestra for as high ns $100. Kor tho
first time in tho history of the opera
house the most conspicuous feature of
tho row of parterre boxes was ono ab
solutely empty, that of the lato John
Jacob Astor, now standing In the name
of Vincent Astor. It was the only un
occupied box In the house.
Local Motes of the Mnur.
"The Common Iaw." that nnilnnai
book play, Is now being presented to local
wiruierHurr hi ine isranaets theater.
Since the opening performance, Sunday
matinee, large and enthuslaatlo audiences
have been In attendance, demonstrating
that this Is surely the biggest of all the
book plays. A bnrgaln mattneo will be
given on Wednesday.
No greater discussion or comment has
been caused thus far this aensnn Ihnn
by tlio superb work of the Four Casters,
whoso evolutions In midair aro nothing
short of wonderful. At the Hippodrome
this week they occupy the star position
on tho bill, us Is their right, and whatever
may ne tneir salary they earn every dol
lar of It. Matinee dully at S o'clock.
The management of the Gayety advises
patrons to secure their reservations well
In advance this week to avoid the tire
some monotony of standing In line to
make mirchasea iust hrfom ih iwrrnrm.
auces. This Is suggested by reason ot the
fact that Sliding Billy Watson fa at the
Gayety for the week and Is drawing big
cruwus coin matinee ana evening.
The Coburn players, who made such a
splendid Impression on the theatergoers
of this city when they visited here last
season In thtlr Shakespearean repertoire.
win do seen at me jiranaeis tneuter lor
four Derformauces heirlnnlne on Thurs
day. November H. A matinee will be
given on riaturaay. un Aiiursday even
ing. Twelfth Night" will be given. On
Friday evening, the "Iphlgenla" of Eu
ripides. On Saturday matinee, Shakes
peare's comedy, "The Merchant of
Venice," will be seen, and on Saturday
night, the engagement wilt come to a
close with the tragedy, "Othello."
Toots Paka. the Hawaiian dancer at the
Orpheum this week, la very fond ot
America and says she Is always happy
here. Her father, who la a white man,
lives In Seattle, Wash., and Miss Pnka
sends him a liberal Dart ot her salary
every week. She has not seen him for
three years and It will be several more
years before she can visit that part of
ine country, ine young woman is deeply
devoted to her only llvtne tiarent and
regrets that she must be separated from
Never In the history of the Orpheum
has there been such a tremendous ad
vance sale as there has for Kthel Barry.
more. All day Monday- a long line of
people stood in the lobby waltlnir to biv
their tickets and not once was the line
broken, Orpheum patrons are urged to
otiy tne'r seats aa early aa possible;
oiuerwisQ mey win oe uisappomteu.
With a bevy ot exceptionally prettv
singing and dancing girls, a splendidly
balanced conpanv. Blllv "Slttgia'i. Cllf
Galls on Woman and
Is Stabbed in Back
NBW YORK, Nov. 12. -Frederick Jud
sonr2t -yenrs otd.tu vbotid salesman of
Chftagb, wdsHalion 1 a hospital late
today after having bVen s'fulibed: by n
man. who attacked him while In tho
apartment otMrt, Otto Dcncker, 3 West
One Hundred nnd Fourth street. Judson
received threo wounds In tho buck nnd
Several cuts on tho hnnds. Hln.cgndlt'lon
Is hot dangerous. The. assailant, whoso
Identity linn not been definitely 'estab
lished, escaped. . . .. . .
Mrs. Denckcr. who Is the wife of a
Fifth avenuo real estate broker, accom
panied detectives to a 'police station,,
where sho said Judson met her on a
train coming from Ilbston to 'New York
about two weeks ago and promised to
eall at her' hemp when-he visited this
city. This he did today
Engage in Fight on
OHKYKNNK, Wyo., Nov. lt-Itushlng
Into riot at a challenge, nearly 100 mem
bers of Batteries H and D. Fourth 'field
artillery. I'nlted States army, clashed In
a melee In the streets here tonight.
spread terror through the town and drow
a guard ftom Fort Russell on a summons
'from Mayor Hrosnahan, who had already
orucreu the chief or police to swear in loo
additional policemen an 4 arrest both
Lieutenants Quinn and McBrlde arrived
In tlmo to reinforce the hard pressed
police and arrested fifty soldiers.
As a result of the riot- Privates K.
Zllansky and C. S. Martin were sorlo'usly
A feud of long standing had existed be
tween tho two companies. Tonight In the
prwonco of members of both companies
d trodper of Batte'ry B boasted that he
was a' "better, man" than any member of
Uattery D. The ftgbt that started spread
through tha streets. Revolvers were
drawn and fired by some of the troopers',
tho majority, however, using their
weapons as clubs. I
BLOODHOUNDS RUN DOWN
MAN WHO CONFESSES ARSON
BKATIUCF.. Neb.. Nov 12.-fSpeclal
Telegram.) Pearl White, 18 years old.
was run down by bloodhounds last night
and lodged In Jail for setting flro to grain
stacks on the farm of Henry Grabher
near JCllls. Ho haa confessed and says
he was hired to do the work, but refuses
to divulge any names.
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