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THE SUNDAY HERALD, DECEMBER 27, L891.
TIIE PAST AND THE COMING WEKK
AT THE I,OGAIi HOUSES.
Companies of Merrymakers on Every
Stago Will Fill thD Evenings With
IiniiRhtor l?un All Around TJast
Last week was decidedly one ot comedy.
There was comedy at the National, at Al
baugh's, and at the Academy. "Incog," a
farcical effort, claiming the authorship of Mrs.
Romualdo Facheco, held the boards at the
first-named house, with Mr. Charles Dickson
billed as the star. "Incog" Is very amusing
in places but its humor is strained ut times,
and consequently leaves an impression of dis
appointment in tho minds of the auditor. The
company is a good one, containing others be
side tho star of excellent ability. Qus Wil
liams, at Albaugh's, in "Keppler's Fortunes,"
drew fair houses. Ho is exceptionally popu
lar hero among an enthusiastic class of citi
zens and his reception was consequently a
warm one. "Keppler's Fortunes" is a plty
of German home life that is sufllclontly flex
ible to admit of oxtensive run-making and tho
introduction of numerous appropriate 6ongs,
and it will undoubtedly meet with pro
nounced success through tho season. The
best attraction of tho week, however, was at
the Academy, where Mr. Charles Frohman's
company of artists presented the now and suc
cessful farce-comedy, "Jane," before excel
lent houses. "Jane" differs from tho general
order of farce-comedies in the respect that
it possesses a plot of considerable Interest and
makes no demand for other than first class
legitimate acting. The company presenting
the piece is one of high excellence. Miss
Johnstone Bennett in the title role, Mr. Paul
Arthur as Charles Shaklcton, Mr. M. C. Daly
as Jlr. Kershaw, and Mr. R. F. Cotton as
William, all did charming work and fully sus
tained the reputation which the play and tho
company have established.
NYE'S COMEDY AT AL.B AUG PL'S.
The Cadi" on tho Bills as the New
Year Week Attraction.
Bill Nye's comedy, "The Cadi," will be the
New Year offering at Albaugh's Opera House.
If "The Cadi" is anything near as humorous
as the other creations of Bill Nje, the patrons
of Albaugh's will be sure to bid the old year a
laughing farewell and greet with a smiling
welcome the now. "The Cadi" comes direct
from New York, where it has had a most suc
cessful run ot 125 performances at the Union
Square Theatre. Like "Hazel Kirk," "Old
Homestead," "Colonel Sellers," and "Ala
bama," it was the talk of New York. Bill
Nye has given the 6tage what the public want
good, clean, bright, and catchy comedy.
The cast will be the same as it was In New
York, so will the scenery and effects. "Tho
Cadi" matinees will be given Friday (New
Year's) and Saturday. At the last matinee
Manager Albaugh will present every little one
with a pretty doll assisted by The Cadi.
' NIOBE" AT THE NATIONAL..
A. Refined J"nrco-Couiedy Which Has Seen
a Great Success.
If all that has been heard about "Niobe,"
the fantastic comedy to be seen at the New
National Theatre for the first time in Wash
ington on Monday night, is true, there is a
genuine treat in store for local theatre goers.
"Niobe" is the joint work of the Paultons
.(father and son), who are well known as tho
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writers of the libretto of tho popular
4,Erminle." "Niobe" comes with strong
recommendations from Boston and Now York,
having only just finished an engagement of
over 100 nights in the last named city. It is
said to bo a farce-comedy of the purest type
.and therefore utterly unlike any of the so-called
farce-comedies of the present day. It is
claimed for "Niobe" that tho dialogue Is
"bright, crisp, and witty and that the situations
are ludicrously funny and that tho audiences
who have witnessed it are kept In a condition
of continual laughter from tho beginning to
the end of the comedy. An excellent cast
(tho same as seen in Now York) will present
the comedy in Washington and tho original
unlaue scenery and equipments will be also
seen here. The production will be under the
direct supervision of Ben Teal (of Abbott and
Teal), joint owner of the comedy and one of
the foremost stage directors of the day. There
-will be the usual matinees and an extra holi
day matinee New Year's Day.
HARRIS' BIJOU THEARE.
'niH Nibs the Huron" to JIo the Attrac
tion ut This Tlieutio This Week.
"His Nibs tho Baron," a musical comedy of
the legitimate type, by Edwin Hol6t, the au
thor and composer who is responsible for
"Our Boarding Senool," "Rooms for Rent,"
and other popular plays, will be presented for
,the flr6t time in Washington at the Harris' Bi
jou Theatre this week. While "His Nibs" is
dependent to an extent on dramatic worth
and legitimate action for success tho plot is
cleverly constructed for the consistent Intro
duction of novelties In specialties, scenic, and
mechanical effects, songs, dauces, concerted
evolutions, and spectacular diversities that
have become a part of later-day farce-comedies.
Amona the features offered iu "His
Nibs" are the Mirror and "Shoo Shoo"
dances, two entirely new terplscorean efforts;
the Si6ters Legh, acrobats and dancers; the
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Royal Star Quartette, Messrs. Perry, Waljdon,
Elscnberg, and Sbadrlck, and the popular
comedians, Charles Edwards, W. F. Shea, Eu
gene Ebcrly, Jose Lo Bare, and tho original
"Aunt Bridget," James Qulm. Lottie Win
nott and Mario Clayton, who assume two of
tho prominent characters In tho play, aro said
to be two of tho handsomest women on tho
Amcricau stage. Miss Wiunctt Is a tall,
stately blonde ot tho Grecian type. Miss
Clayton is just the reverse in stage style, and
is a pronounced brunette. She was recently
invited to pose for a profllo ptcturo to bo used
in a design submitted for tho new silver dol
lar. "Ilis Nibs" will occupy the theatre dur
ing tho entire week.
A NEW BURLESQUE COMPANY
Hobby Manchester's Latest Venturo at
Kornan's Lyceum This Week.
Manchester's French Folly Company, which
will opon at Keman's Lyceum Theatre to
morrow night for tho wook, is now on Its
initial tour, but is pronounced a brilliant
attraction, and has takon its placo among tho
loading burlcsquo organizations of tho country.
It is another enterprise ot Bobby Mauchostor,
of "Night Owls" fame, and is under tho
management of tho favorite comedian, Sam
Barnard. It is an ambitious organization, and
in its first part has attempted to outshlno the
most perfect spectacular productions. The
opening scene is said to be a veritable sensa
tion of the resources of the scenic artist and
the costumer. It is a stage picture that capti
vates the eye and leaves an indelible impres
siou on tho mind of the huge capabilities of
the mimic world. The ear is enchanted with
sweet melodies that are wafted across the
stage from rich musical voices, accompanied
by sweet-toned instruments. The typical
French danseuse forms a pleasant feature.
She will be seen in all her native grace and
matchless art, whirling under the caption of
the Jardin Mabille Whirlwind Dancers, who
have proved tne sensation of the season every
where. Bright specialty artists contributo
toward an olio that Is far above the average,
iueludiiic Sam Barnard, May Adams, Smith
and Lord. Wood Sisters, late of tho Wood
family; Fitzgerald ami Kelly. The Devan
Trio, and Lizzie B. Raymond. Nothing could
bo richer than the bright burlesque, "Adam
and Eve's Daughter," with Its 6hapely flowers
of Paradise. Matinees Tuesday, Thursday,
and Saturday, and New Year's. Next week
Henry Burlesque Company.
A Capital Performance Promised at the
Academy This Week.
That excellent comedian, Frank Daniels, has
made fame and fortune since he was last seen
In Washington. He was here five years ago,
when he was trying to whip "Little Puck"
Into shape. It wasn't a particularly brilliant
affair then, but the comedian persevered, and
the fact that this is the fifth year of the piece
and that Daniels has made himself rich with
it, proves pretty conclusively that he suc
ceeded. His engagement at the Academy this
week will therefore be watched with consid
erable Interest. Washington play-goers al
ways admired Frauk Daniels, and if he has
in "Little Puck" the really bright and funny
olay he is universally concedeu to have, his
engagement at tne Academy will be a profita
ble one. The piece has been pronounced by
long odds the best of all the farce-comedies,
in thatit has an interesting plot, and is devoid
of vulgarity and coarseness. In fact, "Little
Puck" is probably the most refined of all the
The company presenting it Is a largo and
clever ono. Mr. Daniels" is, of course, tho
principal fun-maker, but ho is too shrewd a
man to attempt to give the "whole show him
self." He has surrounding him such well
known and clever comedians as Bert
Coote, Tony Williams, Robert Evans, Harry
Porter, William White, Reddlck Anderson,
and the famous Clipper Quartette, compris
ing Messrs. Don, Campbell, Canfield, and
Belknap. Miss Bessie Sanson, an excellent
comedienne, will be 6eenin tho leading female
role, and she heads a bevy of audi pretty
girls as Rillie Deare6, Annetta Zelna, Hattie
Waters, Myra Smith, Nellie Bulkley, and
Comedian Crane Coining.
William H. Crane and his company will be
soeu in two plays at Albaugh's Opera House
during the week commencing January 4. On
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thurs
day nights he will preseut for the last times
in Washington "The Senator." On Friday
and Saturdays nights aud at the Saturday
matinee ho will appear In a new comedy en
titled "For Money," written for him by Clay
M. Greene and Augustus Thomas. The suc
cess of "Tho Senator" Is beyond question.
Notes of the Stage.
Augustus Pltou has Ju6t purchased another
now American comedy which will be placed
In rehearsal at once by tho Pltou Stock Com
pany. Jt is tho work of a well-known lady
writer and is descriptive of diplomatic life in
Washington society. This will be the third
American play this organization has produced
this season. During their engagement at the
National Theatre, which is for one week com
mencing Monday, January 4, they may also
produro a new ono-act lever-de-rideau.
Mr. Francis Leon Chrlsman, raauagcr for
Mile. Mario Decca, tho well-known Washing-
ton prima donna, was in tho city during the
past week. Mr. Chrlsman says that Miss
Decca's Western tour was a brillant success,
and that in overy city tho gifted singer was
received with tho greatest enthusiasm. Miss
Decca arrived in Washington Tuesday, and
will spond tho holidays hero. Sho then goes
to Boston and Now York to fill engagements.
Becrbohm Trco calls Ibson, "tho damatlst
of perputual night." How soon Treo would
chango his tono if ho mado a nice, fat box
ofllco succcSsin ono of Ibsen's dramas.
A Minneapolis man has brought suit against
Manager Conkltn, of tho Grand Opera Houso
in that city, for tho roason that his viow of
tho Btago was obstructed by two largo hat3
worn by ladies sitting boforo him.
Tho New Orleans critics spoko enthusiastic
ally of Rhoa'a work in tho now old play "La
Czarina." Tho play in said to possess a
happy combination ot tho interests ot tragedy
and tho sparkle of comedy.
Mlnnio Maddorn Fisk's one-act play, "Tho
Rose," was produced by Roslna Yokes' Com
pany in Boston last week, and seems to havo
been a marked success. Felix Morris, in tho
part of an aged French nobleman, mado ono
of tho most pronounced hits of his career.
Forty rich men in New York and Boston
havo subscribed a largo sum of money that
will bo used to build and run a theatre In
New York for Richard Mausfleld. For a long
time it has been Mr. Mansfield's cherished
hope to act at tho bead of a permauent stock
compauy in that city. Ebon Jordan, of tho
Boston dry goods houso of Jordan, Marsh fc
Co., is actively Interested in tho scheme. Tho
ground for tho site of tho theatre has been
bought. It is said to be located on West
Twenty-ninth street, off Fifth avenue.
Frank I. Frayne's company has gono to
pieces because of bad business.
Mr. R. J. Dustau, who will appear this
week in "The Cadi," at Albaugh's, assuming
the title roll, has many friends here who will
remember him as having played tho Jack of
Hearts, in Mr. Sousa's operetta, produced
hero some years ago. Mr. Dustan is a very
clever artist, and his work in "Tho Cadi"
has been highly commended wherever the
company has appeared. The Brooklyn Eagle,
speaking of tho performance, says: "The
play was enlivened by capital singing in the
first and third acts. Mr. Dustan was com
pelled to repeat the 'Prodigal Son' until ho
They say that John Drew is being "taken
up" by New York's gilded aristocracy and
a Sunday newspaper says that "he is an ex
ceedingly well-mannered man, who takes
kiudly to his social opportunities."
Maude Haslam finds fault with Goethe for
saying that no original thought has como to
us since the days of Aristotle. Sho says that
she has fifty in a day. There' 6 a fortune wait
ing for Maude In some play with a good
THE STRONG MAN.
Should Have No Greed for Power,
But for Usefulness.
Popular Sulenco Monthly.
Hero-worship is well if It simply means
sincere admiration for noble qualities; but it
is misleading in the highest degree if it causes
us to trust for great results to the action of
this or that masterful individuality. To day
tne "common sense of most" is tho most
potent factor in all social and political prog
ress, and no man is wise who does not bear
this in mind. There Is ample scope still for
the oxorcise of the highest moral and in
tellectual qualities, and tho true hero may yet I
win tho admiration and gratitude of society;
only, what Is required is that he should know
the structure and laws of tho society In which
he lives, and 6eek rather to give tho best ex
pression to the tendencies of the timo than to
impose his own Individuality on his contem
poraries. Only he who, in a profound sense,
obeys, possesses tho secret of rule. The times
aro favorable, wo think, for the presentation
ot new political Ideals. Strong men of tho
old type, iron-handed warriors, and 6tern
legislators, are out of date; on the other hand,
the want of firmness and principle In connec
tion with political affairs was never more con
spicuous. We want a new race of strong men
in whom tho gamester element shall bo wholly
absent, and who shall aim to accomplish their
ends not by personal tours dc force, nor yet by
craft and flattery, but by steady adherence to
principle, and patient efforts to awaken the
public to a sense of their true interests.
The strong man of the future will bo strong
in knowledge and in social sympathy; and his
strength will be spent, not In efforts to per
petuate his personal ascendency, but in efforts
to develop all that is best in tho society of the
time. Thotruo strong man as wo conceive
him will have no greed for power; his good,
if such it may be called, will bo for usefulness;
and be will show his strength by his willing
ness to retiro at any moment from a publfc
to a private position rather than prove un
faithful to his convictions or do any anything
unworthy of a man of honor.
Strickly speaking, a man who with adeauato
knowledge and intelligence tries faithfully to
serve tho public, can never do obscure, though
offices should not seek him nor caucuses mako
mention of his name. Tho public at largo will
recognize and honor his efforts, and bis In
fluence may be greater in a private station
than that of a score of averago legislators.
Wo do not, however, look to our educational
institutions to do much to dovelop this new
type of citizen; we trust rather to general
educative Influences that are abroad in the
How to Wear Jewels.
Don't wear too many of them.
Don't wear cheap ones.
They should be tho decorative part of the
Opals make a beautiful necklaco.
They should bo worn only by brunettes.
Topazes are becoming to any style
A poor conversationalist should never wear
Don't wear largo diamonds.
Amethysts are becoming to petite blondes.
Harmony in design should, always be
Pearls aro universally becoming.
Moonstones look well on palo people.
Coral is becoming to any one with good
Cat's-eyes look well on negative, colorleBa
Cameos are effective for people of fresh
Rings should harmonize with the costume.
Great reduction sale this week at Elseman
Bros., 7th and E., prior to taking Inventory,
A Record of Purity that
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ANALYSIS MADE BY THE
AT THE DEPARTMENT
DISTANCES ALL COMPETITORS IT IS
HERE ARE THE CONTENTS,
As analyzed, of a bottle of beer picked up at random, but bearing that famous label, ,'
"Arlington Bottling Company on one side and "Heurich's Beer" on tho other: . Vg ,',
PEK CENT. llfl
Specific Gravity 1.0143 -"
Alcohol, by weight 4.18
Alcohol, by volume 5.24
Extract t..:. 5.05
Original gravity 1.0533 Wr
Ash ft 3.88 :j "
Reducing sugar as maltose 1.25 - . '
Free acids as lactic .0.59 -
Phosphoric acid 0.86
Carbonic acid , 0.415
JSCotv fox l;lio Con-tents of a GHLass of Uexirioli's
Beer on ZDraoiKlvfc.
Specific gravity .-. 1.0140
Alcohol by weight s. 4.29
Alcohol by volume 5.39
Original gravity 1.0645
Reducing sugar as maltose 1.22
Dextrin 2 21
Free acids as lactic 0.'44
Phosphoric acid ; 0.86
2STOT A. TRACE
of SALICYLIC ACID, BICARBONATE of SODA or SULPHIDE of LIME was found, and
tho analysis proves beyond a doubt that no deleterious substance of any description finds a
placo in tho browing of Heurich's Beer. Tho most careful investigation is courted at all times,
and the knowledge that foreign substances, as above mentioned, do not ttppear in their items
of expense lends the most positive assurance that they are not used.
The Beer brewed by this company has nothing to fear from homo or foreign competition.
Out of thirty other samples which were analyzed by the Government chemist, none ap
proached "Heurich's" in point of purity, and the elements which tend to mako beer sour when
exposed to tho air were conspicuous by their absence. Few brewers tn this country havo
worked as faithfully to improve and maintain tho quality of Lager Beer as Christian Ileurlch,
and it will bo a source of much gratification to his host of customers in Washington and vicin
ity to know tho high esteem in which his product is held by tho Government chemist at tho
Dopartment of Agriculture. Tho consumption of malt liquor is steadily increasing, and this
Increase is especially noticeable when compared with other alcoholic beverages. Tho produc
tion of malt liquors in the United States Is, to-day, second only in importance to the produc
tion of breadstuffs.
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SEE THAT YOU GET IT.
Can bo obtained in bottles from tho Arlington Bottling Company Cor
ner Twenty-seventh and K Streets Northwest.
1223 TO 1235 TWENTIETH ST. ST. W.
CHRISTIAN HEURICH, Pres't and Gen'l Manager.
AUGUSTUS B. COPPES,
BOARD OF. DIRECTORS:
Ii, G. HINE.
AUGUSTUS B. COPPES.
CHAS. O. BUNCANSON.
Challenges the World.