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Tlio Lansing theatre has not contained
nn audience thin season tlmt evinced ho
much genuine pleasure iih tlmt which
witnessed tho iro(liictioii of "Friouds"
Tho suecesB of "Friends" Is phonom
cnul. Nol u few peoplo who witnessed
it Wednesday night wont uwny with tho
impression that 1b tho "ticut play they
hnil ovor Been.'
Hut moHt of thoBo who enjoyed tho
clovor dialogue unit amusing HltuutloiiB
wero not unmindful of tho fact that tho
play Itpelf Ih it very peculiar eongloniorii
tion of theatrical odds ami ends. It is,
in u general way, n coiiibinutlon of
comedy and melodrama. Tho comedy
bordorB on the farcical at Uiiich, and tho
melodramatic element Introduced In tho
third act, Is at strange variance from
.tho rest of tho play. Tho lire-escape
buBiucHR l a good deal Rtralned.
Mr. Roylo, tho author and leading
actor, tilled his mauiiBcrlpt witli pun
gent sayings and clover reparteo, and
thcBo, as much iih anything oIho, aro
responBlblo for tho bucccbb of "Friends."
Tho dialogue Ih generally very clover,
that between Jack and IiIb father
especially bo. Hut thoro aro many
bright things In it Tho audiunco wan
quick to catch such sayings as
"Good reBolutioiifl, like fainting
women, should alwayB bo carried out."
"Drink, Instead of drowning my
troubles, only lloats them to tho sur
face," Tho introduction of tho following
poem, recited by Marguerite, is done
with much effect:
Twu alinll bo born tlio whole wlilo world npart,
Ami spook In dllTercnt toiiKiio, and lako no
' " Kach of tlio other's bolus mid no liocd ;
Yot there o'er unknown sous to unknown lnuils
Shall crops, cscnpInK wreck, tlef) liitf death,
And all unconsciously slmio otory net
And turn such thought and step unto tho ond
That uuo duy out ol Uurkuiss thoy shall incut
And rcadlKo's uicnuliiK In ouch otlior'n c)c.
And two shall wuIk soinu narrow way of to
So closely elilo by sldo, that should ouo turn
Even so llttlo spaco from kit to right
Thoy needs must stund ucKiiowloditod faco to
i'ot thoro with KraspliiK linnd thnt never clasp
With wan and wlsful ejes that never seo
And lips callliiK In ears that never hear,
Shall wandor nil their weary dujs unKiiown
And dio unsatlslled, and this futu.
Marguerite's singing and Karjc'a
(Lucius lloudersor) playing aro also
attractive und unusual features.
Tho individualities ot.tho players aro
strongly defined. Selena Fcltor, (Mrs.
Roylo,) is a clovor uctress who haBa
way of her own. Sho is not conven
tional, andsho is elective in tho lighter
BhadcB of comedy, as woll as in tlio
And Roylo and Henderson they havo
their characteristics. Thoy impress tho
' uudienco with their peculiarities.
Perhaps tho most natural character in
tho play as interpreted by tho company
is that of Marguerite's father, which is
done by E. D. LyonB.
"Frionds" made a decided impression
on its llrst appearance here last season
and it was received with ovor greater
favor this week.
Tho Holden Comedy company has
played to crowded houses at tho Lansing
all this week, und thoy havo made a
most fuvorablo impression on tho theutro
going public. Tlio company is an ex
ceptionally strong ono of its class, con
taining some talented peoplo, und tho
plays presented, huvo been such us to
elicit u warm reception from tlio
uudienco. Manager Church- has a
strong und paying attraction in tho
Holden company. "Mr. McCawbor"
was presented Thursday night, and a
double bill was given last ovening.
Tlio company will continue at tlio Lans
ing until further notice, and a cliango of
bill may bo expected nightly.
Tlio I'lllueH ut I lie I'uuke.
For next week tho Funko manage
ment announces the big star popular
uttruction of tho country und this fact
will be most thoroughly demonstrated
to Lincoln playgoors beforo tho foith
coming engagement has expired. In
these times it is a miracle how a
truvolllng uttruction enn curry a com
puny of twenty-six peoplo but this is
what Mr. Paige presonts at tho
Funko all of noxt week and tho week
following. Puigo's plajors uro us
fumiliur und popular in tho Now Eng
land states as Clara Morris is in Lin
coln, all owing to the sterling ubility of
tho company to put on plajsin a milli
ner that always pleases. To think of a
company of twenty-six players suppor
ted by u crack bund und operatic
orchestru, pluying at the remarkubly
low prices of 10, titt, und J10 cents, is
ono of tho miracles of tho ago and tho
only reason that they can atTord such
extravagance is the fact that peoplo
itdmiro such enterprise these hard
times und appreciate tlio opportunity
ottered to see gieat plays ut u price that
every ono can stand. Tho compuny is
heuded by that princely cotnediuu
George W. Puigo und tho vivacious
Boubrotto Lillian Paigo, tho opening
bill beiug that peaceful drama, so
truo to life entitled "Muster and
Man." That this play will be put on in
all its wealth of grandeur is fully as
sured und tho opening will certainly
prove u gulu opening occuslou. For
Monday ovening, in order to Introduce
tlio Vnigcs Manager McCoy will admit
all hallos free when accompnnled by an
escort holding n .'10 cent ticket. Tho
grand parade to bo given Monday will
remind you of this important engage
ment. People who havo tried it, say thnt
there Ih no better medicine for dyspepsia
than Ayor'H Sarsaparllln. It may not
give ono the stomach of an ostrich, but
it so HtrengtlieiiH tho alimentary organp
that digest ion of ordinary food becomes
easy and natural.
Rundown to Herpolshelmer V Co.
and buy your wife a dress nt i? 1 .(HI a yd.
reduced from l.:iO. 91.00, ?J.(5.r, at Her
Genuine Coal Creek Canyon and
Rock SprlngH coal at the Whitobroast.
Hotallng A Son cater to tho best fam
ily trade in GROGHRIHS and MEATS.
Store, UliTi O Htrcot. Telephone 010.
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Get a picture for a Christmas present
at Crancer's.ill! South ltth.
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All orders via telophono .T.)8 will reach
W. A. Collin it Co. and receive prompt
nd careful attention.
Tim Ileal I.uiiiulry
Townsend itPlamandon proprietors, 2i!08
O strcot, telophono 570.
Next- to tho world's fair, all our
foreign friends want to seo Niagara
Falls, and In the minds of many,
Niagara Falls is placed llrst. Ono of
tho llrst questions they ask an Ameri
can either at homo or aboard is about
Niagara, but to many of us Niagara
Falls is too near. Were it on tho other
side of tho world, thousands of American
globo trotters would hasten there, who
pass it by now because thoy can go
thcro any time.
Tho Michigan Central has ninde it,
perhaps, too easy of acccBS, for its
through trains from Chicago to Now
York and Hoston run directly by und in
full view of tho great cataract, and
thopo puBsing by daylight Btop five
minutes for passengers to view the Falls.
Tlio wise travellor however will stop
over there as long as his time will per
mit to view tho beauties and tho gran-
dour of tho falls under difTorcnt aspects
and from dilToront points of view. Tho
longer ho stops the moro ho will find to
ropny him for whatover expenditure of
time and money ho incurs.
Convenient markots, good soil, puro
water and excellent climato aro advan
tages to bo considered when looking up
a homo, business location, farm, etc.
Muryland und the Virginius afford these,
with many moro advantages. Improved
farm lands, adapted to stock raising,
dairying, grain, grass and fruit growing,
can bo obtained at low prices und upon
eusy terms. Thriving towns invito tho
merchant, mechanic and business mm
Abundanco of coal, timber, ore, witter
power, etc. Freo sites for manu
facturers. For further information, address M. V.
Richards, Land and Immigrutioi Agent
U. &. O. R. R., Rultimoro, Md.
Funkb's Opera House,
ID. I3J. MoCOY, Manatcon
2 WEEKS! COMMENCING DEO. 18. 2 WEEKS!
The poor of all Popular Priced Attractions,
Comprising tho biggest and best iiggrrgution of draniutiu uiul comudy artintB
on routo to tlio coast. Tho cast is heuded by thnt iniiiiitublo comedian
i. GIGE PIE. MO THE fASCINATIKG SOUBRETTI K LIUIM PIE.
A grand musical program given dally by
A. Svxiioi'l Band and Oi'oliositi'ts!
PAIGES POPULAR PR1GES--10, 20 AND 30 GENTS.
Monduy night freo to ludies. Look out for tho grand streot purudo,
A NEI II 1
Tlio question as to whether Lincoln
will have a league base bull team will, in
all probability be definitely settled
January I), when a meeting will be hold,
presumably nt Don Moines, to effect tho
organization of an eight town western
league, couiKsed of such cities as
Lincoln, Omaha, Dos Moines, Cedar
Rapids, Hock Island, Davenport, Dubti
juo, Peoria, Sprlnglleld and Quliicy. Ah
before stated there Ih a great
deal of interest manifested In
this proposed new league and It Ih pre
dicted by pome v ho aro conveisaut with
tlio bane ball situation that It will out
last and bo liillnltely more successful
than tho other Western league to which
Lincoln was denied admission, and
which Ih composed of Minneapolis,
Kausas City, Sioux City, Milwaukee,
Grand Rapils, Indianapolis, Toledo and
Col Hlckey, who is working tho
matter up nald to a Coukikk repre
sentative yesterday: "You may Hay that
it Is now positively settled that we will
have a league club in this city. Enough
money has been subscribed to insure
tho success of tho undertaking, and
thoro Is no longer any doubt. The only
thing that stood in tho way was tho
uncertainty as to whether wo could
raise tho necessary money. That has
boon removed. Tlio new league will bo
composed of strong clubs and it will bo a
Hiiccess from the start."
Sure, elllcient, easy-Hood's Pills.
They should bo in every traveller's grip
and every family medicine chest. iiTc a
You can buy all holiday goods
cheapest of Horpolshoiinor t Co.
Ik-sides lludingtho largest lines, loomy,
light stores, no crowding.
M. L. Trester, Genuine Canon City
1UH O street.
WIHTKHHKAST COAL AND LIME
For St. Louis take tho Missouri
Pucillc route. City ticket olllco 1201 O
.Superior Train Nrrvlcn to I'lllnliurKli.
Tlio Hultimoro it Ohio railroad offers
tho public tho most convenient train
service between Chicago und Pittsburgh.
Tho route is via Akron, Ruvonua, War
ren und Youngstown, O. Two solid
truins uro run every duy, both currying
day coucheB und now vestibuled sleopieg
curs through without change.
Tho Pittsburgh express louves Chicago
ut .'1:00 p. ui., and arrives nt Pittsburgh
tho next morning at 7:0.1. Tliovcstibulo
limited leaves Chicago ut 7:!J0 p. in., und
urrives ut Pittsburgh the noxt morning
ut 11;10. Tho vestibule limited ulso
carries a Pullman sleeper to Cleveland
via Akron, arriving at Clovelaud at
8:00 a. in.
All H. it O. trains depart from the
Grand Central passenger station, corner
Htli avenue and Harrison street, Chi
cago, the tlnest and most commodious
station in America.
till HOIJTI1 KMCVKNTII NTHKKT.
Something for the home is
the nicest present you can
Ilia O HTItKKT.
Buy something useful and
: you1 will not regret the ex-
Dr. T. O'Connor,
(RncrcMor to Dr. Charles flnnrlM,)
CURES CANCERS, TUMORS,
Wcria n FIlnlA without tht um of Knlf,
Clilornform nr I'.ttur.
mix ISM O HtrMt-tlwni) lilock,
"Hi iilnrnnt tlin lienil of nil iinrloillonli pub
IIhIiihI In iIhi ICnullali IntiuaiiKO l no loniror dl
imtml niiywliuro," Allinuy ArRiia.
Till! (inKATICHT or AM, Till) MAnAZINBA.
!l0 rf ir llui llnat I.llnmture.
loon lllualriilloiu liy tlmflrenlnat Artlata
r tlm Worl.l.
rpillt iirnarmn of tlinnuw Titlumoof tlm Coo
J. Inry MiiKiizInn, butilnnltiu with tlm Nom
bor iiinnlicr, in ono of rnro liitnroat to arerjr
ronilor of lltnraturn. Tlio chief anrlal foaturs u
A NEW NOVEL BY
Tlm moat ilrnnintlo itory ornr wrltton by
Ainorlrn'a urnntnat liuinorlat. Mkn auroral of
Mnrk Twnln'a atorlna, It.lina for Hi acono
atoiiinliont town on tlm MlMl'alppl rlvnr forty
yoara iiko. "l'mlil'iilifnil Wliaoti." n linra-
licnilril country lnwynr, tlm linro of tho atory.
furnlaliPH imioli of tlm fun tlmt ono naturally
capiTla to fl ltd In n work liy tlio mithor of "Tlio
liuioriMilH Alironil," but Im npiionra In qmto
nnolliiir llulit In tlio inurdor trial which formi
tlio tlirlllliiR clluini of tlm atory. Tlio plot In
troilucpH n norol nuil liufoiiloua omploytnont of
aelnnro In tlio itolootlon of crime, mill lliocliir
nclcra nro woll ilrnwn anil tlinir nrory action u
lutoroatluir. Tlio century will contain
A BKRfEB OF SUPEIIU ENGRAV-
INOS ok the DUTCH MASTERS;
HUNTING OF FIERCE GAME;
Hylonillna; American nrtlita. with tbolr own
llluatratlonit article doicrlptiro nt
In alt tho atrcat continent!, Including tho ad
venture! of two youiiR Amorlcatiawhotraveriad
Aala ou bicycles ; n norol aorloi on
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPS:
How n youmr man,illaiulicd oa a trampjtrav.
ellcd orer Amorlcn mid loarnod all tboaocroU
of tho "profeaalon l"
IMPORTANT PAPERS ON MUSIC
by tho Kroatrat llrlnaconipoaorsnndmualslanal
Unpilbllalied easayi by
JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL;
Short stnrloa mid mirolottcs by all tholeadtng
tory writer, cfnaya on timely mbjecta, humor
and fun In tho "Llxhtor Volu" dopartraont,
etc., etc. Tho
GREAT CHRISTMAS NUMBER
contain n aermou by I'lillllpa Ilrooda, loron
corniilctoiturlea.il mnRtilllceut iirrny of full
iiiiko ciiKravliiKa, u new picture of Oonera
llruiit, lottom from ICdwIn Ilootli, etc.
I'rlco I.(X)ii yenr. Doalers rocolro subscrip
tions, or romlttnncu may bo made to the pub
lishers by check, druft, money-order, or by cash
In registered lottor. Address
1"li3 Cntuxajv Co.
uo Basit rarttx t.t iv. v.
Wrlto for a "Mlulaturo Century" free.
ON THE CREST OF THE AILEGHAN1ES.
(stain LUs B. O. B. B.)
SCA80N OPENS JUNE 15, 1W3.
Hates, ICO, $75 nod 190 a noath,ao
.irdinp to location. Addreaa
GEOHQU D. DeSIIIELDS, xanag t,
Cumberland, Md., up to June 10; altar
that dato, either Dear Park or Oakland,
fiarrett county, Md.
raatkVMt slsMtiklac Us
NEW MEXICO amd CALIFORNIA.
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