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M iiii is
r HolHi"Aai,iVxn3t Steer" tilled thr
tutnslnfi theother;nlh, and tho looul
drnmutir i'riticlhav len endeuvorl'iK
to accountjfor tho drawing po.nor ot
that pluy. (
There arejtwo or- thtee reusons why
Hojt'afureesure ItiTuriulily successful.
Thejf always deal wllh Huhjeets I hut
appeal to the overy day spectator, and
tho subject Is presented in a vivid,
humorous manner. Then Mr. Itoyt
Iuih been with this actor for u nuinher
of) earn. Miss llehreiis Is a oluptu
mm net reus who in the ehuraoter ot
.iieiVVdlsplujs her physical charms to
Hood iidvsntiiKU. Mhu also dlsluya
pome ability and a tendency to deolame.
.John L. SullUnti pi twilled "The
Man Krom Hoston' a characteristic
pluy written especially for him, at the
Limning' tnnt evening The ox-clutm-plon
has been wen several timeH in thin
city, and if he doeH not Inspire by hiri
stngo art, he lit least amuses. He 1h
much the same in "The Mun From
Hoston' a In "Honest HeartHiind Wil
HH y Cc JwK
Ile tf Chamjiayne."
' selocts particularly competent people to
i'uterprot hia plays.
No subject is more fertile in ideas for
the author und playwright than oliticH
-American' politics, arid in "A Texas
Steer" Mr. Hoyt treats tho subject in a
broadly huuiorouB way thut Is positively
irresistible, esicciully when the story is
told by such peoplo us Tim Murphy.
Year by year Murphy elaborates and
softens his part. His Maverick Itrimder
is' so good thut one cunnot help wishing
to seo him in koiuo more ambitious un
dertaking. One of the most remarkable
things hi "A Texas Steor" Murphy's
muke-up. There- is nothing that looks
tike imitation in his representation of
the venerable Texan who accused tho
votersof his district ot tukiug advantage'
of his abwnco by electing him to con
gress. If the audience in the Lansing theatre
hist Friday evening hail uover seen
Ktoru "Walsh (Mrs. Hoyt) as Homy,
Alice Kviins' characterization would
doubtless have received the highest
praise, l-'ollowiug the actress who
created tho purt she had an exceed
ingly difficult lole, and it must be ad
mltted thut she acquitted herself very
oredllublv. Her JiiiHMi was not as
mellow as Miss Wulsh's and in many of '
the little tricks of the part she failed
to exhibit that winsoineness that was,
so attractive in the original rendition.
Will II. lira), the "Minister to Da
home" like Murph, improves every
CaiUAtio, Oct. 18. (Special Coukikii
Corresiondence. At the Chicago opera
house, "Sinbad, or the Maid of linlsora,"
has been tevived according tot promise.
The cust of characters, it is claimed, is
stronger than any yet seen in the Amer
ican Extravaganza company's spectacles.
Henry Norman plas his old part of
Smirkiow. Kdwin Foy represents a
modern paraphrase of Hogarth's "Idle
Apprentice," a bud loy of the dime-novel-reading
type. Joseph Doner is tho Old Man of
the. Sea. Will M. Armstrong appears as
a foreign nobleman of fastidious tastes
in search of a wealthy wife. Jack Gull-
mette is u grouty old futher, Nicolo by
name. Fruukie M. Raymond plays the
heroine, SinbaiVa sweetheart. Louise
Royce is seen as tho dashing young hero
of burlesque, Sitiliud, Ada. Doaves, a
ludy with decided talent for eccontric
characters, plays Maranchina. Henry
Irviug has been crowding tho Columbia.
This week Tennyson's "IJecket" has
been presented. It made uu excollont
impression. M. Coqueliu und Mine.
I hiding are delighting select audiences.
Their repertorin is ver extensive. Felix
Morris is presenting Oscar Wilde's piny,
"Lady Windermere's Fan" at the
Schiller. Win. H. Crime is particularly
successful with "Hrother John."
HoytVA Trip to Chinatown" is lllling
the Grand opera house.
Xkw YmtK, Oct. 17. Special Couitir.it
Conesjxmdence.) The following are
The lsy whispered through tho keyhole,
and In u moment tho lock could behenrd
to slip buck. Then there wun a rush,
and the private olllee was tilled with
delegates, not one, but all that could bo
crowded in. Mr. 1'rittt looked Iio-m-Icb,
but the boy succeeded In getting out of
the otlice all but two of the visitors.
During the wait forthe delegates it poelu
wiim read which was supposed to have
been conoscd by Mr, Sjdney Hosen
feld, and which was found on the Casino
stage on the evening of the closing per
formunce, It was us follows:
"Oh, promise mo that you will mj " dity,"
Siiltl S)dnry lo poor Hiweliorn en llroiidwn).
"Yiu promised tlml jou'd ny thi'in without
On nrcry Tuesday inortiliiK, minor Imll.
And now tho)' wnlt to mil thy fnen In vnln,
And kick like hliiim nml ilrle mo lniinc.
Oh, mi), my nnicl, do your best for mn.
Mr. t'ratt, after a conference with the
delegates, decided to group the men in
batches of fours and sue Mr. lloselmrn
in the Sixth und Kighth judical dis
tricts, and to bring the suits or the
chorus girls under the Working Women's
act, by the provisions of which the em.
ployerwho fails to satisfy a judgment
for a sum not exceeding tffK) may be Im
prisoned for tlfteen days.
Mr 11. I.. Hice bus brought fortune to
Mr. A. M. Palmer, und like the two
Dromios these gentleman now unite in
entertaining foieign celebrities at I lie
Wuldorf. They will huve Jukobowski,
the "Krinino" composer, at luncheon to
morrow. I must pause once more to ml
mite Mr. Uice. Only a few short yearn
ago he was wearing a gray ulster, with
uu odd glove in the left pocket and a
liult-s i l;ed cigur in the other. He
wore it worried look, und it is whispered
thut the uctors in his company looked
just as worried as he. And, tlnally,
when the world had grown very cold,
indeed, he and the gray ulster sailed
sadly away to Australia. Then he re.
uppeared, and it was at once seen that
he had recovered his magic wand. Now
we huve him, not only milking money
for himself, but for Mr. Palmer, and
uiviiic luncheons ut the Wuldorf to
lurge parties of guests. Jle iscertulnly
n remiirkubly ublu mini, und it is to be
hoped thut he will never again revert to
the gray ulster, with the odd glovo in
one Htcket and tho half-smoked cigar
in tho other. Town Topics.
The compaii is sulmtantall) the sumo j this weeks import unt attractions in this
as il was nisi year, ami wie put unco is
Itobeit Miiutell wuh been in this city
Wednesday night for the tlrst time in
several years. His role or rather his
roles, iu "The Face in the Moonlight"
are unlike his characterizations in "The
Corsican Urothers" and "Monbars"
which are familiar to most theatre
piers; but Mantoll can never quite dis
guise his personality, and there was
much to remind one of his other repre
sentutions in the characters of I'Vor
Amlti-ow und llaliert.
In the larger cities there is a disposi
tion to make light of Mantell us a
"ladies man" und it is occasiouull re
marked thut he is a favorite with
matinee audiences, which is the most
objectionulile kind of criticism.
There can be no doubt thut Mantell is
upuinstukinguctorof real ability. He is
purticttlurl adapted for the romantic
In "The Face in the Moonlight," u
rather inuptl named drama dealing
with revolutioimr France, he does the
parts of two half biothers, and he pur
t rajs I he two distinct characters, one a
half muudlen villain and the other u
French soldier, with intelligence und
force. His concdy work, aided ma
teriull by his lemuikuble fucilit iu
fnciul giiiiiustics, is elVeetive, though
lust act there is a
he pusses fioia one
with startling and
overdone. In the
cleer scene when
role to the other
Mr. Muutell was supported h an
-evenly balanced and capable company
headed by Miss Charlotte Iiehrens, who
city: Vaudeville ut Tony Pastor's; "A
Temperance Town" ut Mho Madison
Square theatre; vaudeville at Proctor's:
Francis Wilson in "Kriuinio" at the
iiniiiuwii; , iii-iiiriL-n wiriu i;iini).oiv ill
lw. fj,i. .l.ni. 'I'll.. l.-1i,r,.l It.., ii.l. In,."
tll.'.tll...., -III.' .-..'..Il,. .'.l.lllll,
at the Anierieun; E. H. Sothoru ut the
Lyceum theatre; The Keudals at the
Star theatre; "Liberty Hall" at the
Empire theatre; "l-Hfci" ut Palmer's;
"Charley's Aunt" ut the Stundurd; "The
Corncracker" ut the Fourteenth street;
Howard Athenaeum Specialty company
at the llijou theatre; vaudeville at Koster
and Hint's and the Imperial Music Hull;
Peter Jackson in "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
at the Park; "A Trip to Mars" at Niblo's;
"The Midnight Alarm" at tho Grand
opera house; Sol Smith Russell in
Peaceful Vulley" at Daly's; "Tho
Woollen Stocking" ut Harrigan's, and
opera and vaudeville at Keith's Union
Twenty chorus girls and nearly as
many men who were members of tho
"Rainmakeis of Svria" company that
caiiio to grief u few days ago in New
York, climbed three tlights of narrow
stairs iu the theatrical olllee building at
1180 ISroudwuy Saturday morning und
tiled into the otlice of Lawyer Edwin A.
Pratt. Mr. Pratt is u stnnll mun und he
is nervous, mid he hud prepared to re-
eeive the ungry people. Ho hud locked
himself hi his private olllee and had a
sturdy youth keeping guard at the door.
"Good morning," said the boy, "Mr.
Pratt will see you iu u minute, und if
the ladies und gentlemen will appoint
delegates he will see thuin." Several
bjhjUii up who wanted to be delegates.
Widely different from "Tho J Ensign,"
William Huworth's big naval pluy, Is
his lutest effort in dramatic workman
ship called "A Nutmeg Match," which
will be given ut the Lansing theatre
this evening. "A Nutmeg Match" is a
domestic drumu of natural type, bright
iu diulogue und brisk iu action, well
treated and mounted, and 'losscssing a
story of interest. The scene is laid in
Connecticut und that iswhere it gets its
somewhat odd title. Cinders, an un
educated yet tender-hearted girl, simple,
true und womanly, is the
chief tlguro of a most interesting story,
which from tho tranquility of pastoral
simplicity reaches in places the highest
pitch of dramatic -ower. ISriefly tho
story tells of the betrayal of Grade
Hartley, tho sister ot tho hero,' Willium
Hartley, by Tom Stoddurd. Tho girl
has left her homo und meets her brother
ut the home of Cinders, where he wus
called by tho nature ut his busiues,
which wus dock building. Cinders
fulls in love with Hartley, marries und
is happy und unhappy ns the impulsive
ness of her nature moves her. During
tho action of tho pluy Hartley pursues
Stoddard with a determination to
uveuge his sistei''s wrong and meets
him on the deck of a floating pile-driver.
In the stiuggle which ensues, Hartley is
knocked senseless, his head placed
under the immense weight which Slod
dard is about to drop when Cinders
opportunely comes to the rescue and
drugs her husband .away as the weight-
comes crashing down. The scene is
said to be one of the most lealistic ever
put upon tho stage,
One of the most Interesting announce
ments for this season is the engage
meiit at the Lansing theatre of Thomas
Q. Scahiooko and bis opera company
and ballet in "Tho Isle of Champagne,"
by Chus. A.Hyrne und Louis Hurrison,
Monday ovoniug October U.'t. No inoro
brilliant success has been obtained for
many years than that nchioved by Mr.
Seabrooko iu his delightfully qtinint
and humorous impersonation of the
character of King Poininery Sec'nd, the
exalted rulerof "The Isleof Champagne,"
whoso inhabitants are supposed to huve
been ignorant ot the use of water as a
boverage until accident opens their
eyes to its luxurious advantages. Tho
story ot the opera is amusing und
wholly original, and the scenes und
uction udmit of great freedom of design
on the part of the urtist. "The Isle of
Champagne" overlooked by geographers,
lies upon tho billowy bosom ot a soa of
tho choicest vintage; wino spouts from
its springs and courses in rivulets J
through this purudise. There is noi
wuter, not even for stock puroses in
this very "tight littlo isle." If a tire
breaks out the local department wets it
down with u stream of golden tlzz, und
tho laundry work is done by means ot
the same plentiful Unit. Tho curtain
rises on the tlrst net, showing a turroted
castle, with moat, drawbridge und jnirt
cullia coinj lete, lifting its champagne
spires into the blue hnzo of a tropical
sky, and surrounded by a liowor of
vines, erected on it littlo elevation com
manding a pel feet view of the ocean
beyond, The castle's walls are built Iu
Imitation of the wicker work of cham
pagne baskets, und the towers urn cham
pagne bottles. From tho loop holes the
Irregular mid gnutled corks peep tint,
while the decorations nil take their
model from champagne ussoiiutloiiH.
Eight people will uppeur lu Monday
night's production, nnd two carloads of
scenery will bo used.
Robert (1. Ingersoll will deliver his
noted led me on "Shnkesprnre" ut tho
Lnnslng theatre Wednesday evening.
It is said that this is the great lecturer's
favorite subject; ut liny rate ills the
one which bus brought him the greutest
renown. Mr. Ingersoll bus studied
Shakespeare with much thoroughness,
and his tieatment of tho poet Is such
that it will be thoroughly enjoyed by
all loveis of the Immortal bard. In
gersoll, whose piose Is sonu't-imes ut
most puin poetry, is one of the most
finished lecturers lu the country, and
his presence In Lincoln is all event of
Doniiuin Thompson's "Old Home
stead" comes to tho Lansing Friday,
October li7, The plot of this fuvorlto
pluy is a simple moral story, just the
same as a father and mother experience
with their children everyday, and is a
thread holding together tho moving
panorama of city und country life. Is it
any wonder thut people Hock to see u
play which so cloveily carries them
buck o "old times," and which their
children enjoy just as much now us
they themselves used to? The most
remarkable feature of its success is the
fact thut it draws among Its patrons
many prominent clergymen who huve
never before darkened the doors of ti
theutie, mid who, In turn, have from
their pulpits paid II the highest tribute
possible by saying thut the pluy taught
a hlgli moral lesson, us stiong and
powerful us any they could pleach.
This before uuhrtird of endorsnment
sends thousands to witness it who huve
always looked upon the stage us a
place to bo shunned und avoided. "The
Old Homestead" will be recorded in the
annals of history as tho most successful
domestic play ever known, artistically
auiuriiuy evening ucioner i the
Lansing theatre offers the .iscmiid:
edition of Chus. Fi oilman's attractions
Tor the season lu his great Empire
theatre success entitled "The Masked
Mall." Fi oilman's attractions are too
well known in Lincoln to lequlre ex
tended comment. It has long been
conceded thut this successful manager
never offers anything infnrlortothepiib
licuiid with tliisuttractiou there is noex
ception to the rule. This will be the
initial appearance iu Lincoln of "The
Masked Hall" und with Manager
Church's assurance us well us ('has.
Frohinan's popularity the house will
probably lie crowded.
ull sociul doings the Nebraska
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