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WiiTi 77rree Waives"
BY CHARLES DARN TON.
WHEN art w. to kur th last of Leber T One again ht oomi wilMni
along-thls time over "Eve'a" dud body to tha old familiar ton
Evidently he writes contract! m vastly aa ha trrllaa ornate, M spit of
tha unmtetnkabls fact that Viannaaa operetta la Mat about played oat In Now
Terk at least. If not the country over, Everybody's overdoing It and rather
badly at that.
Lest night at Wber Fields' music
to be about is pi nt aa paying alimony. Sweetly Innocuoua mualo
ALIir LOUinL aa LORl
' '.Cil ION a HAHSZirTtR . Wagnerian craahee with which behar
uruut.ht dewa lila curtain sounded Uk the eoolng of doves compared with the
nss.l ilitnnstion of the lyric terror. H had a lock of hair that h brought
down to .shake the love out of hi feminine admirers, and ha alo rolled hi area
along Dig lines of the actor who has had lila day and an occasional evening In
th one-night utand.
A thv out and only wife of th! euppovedly gay deceiver, Miss Alice Torke
dreeavd up lo the Hruadnvay atandatd
sad sang accordingly, .the made the
worst of heraelf In th first act by tha
otathee h wore, and after that ah
t matter. As th hopeful wlv-to-
ba atlas apbgra Barnard, singing hastily,
Miss Dolly Castle. dJswutesd as
a SagUah blonde, gave the plot a hH-
. aa? nano.
.V'But there was bo sparkle la the music,
i and so th deadly dull performance
slowly but surely xrted Its funereal
effect. It wa kept alive at the begin
ning only by the long-armed, long
lagged efforts of Miss charlotte Green
wood, who figured as a bride who
couMn't easily fit slther an upper or
lower berth on a wedding Journey. Hhe
waa funny at first, but not without
being vulgar In the end when she threw
a lag aJbout th neck of her ander-slsed
captive, gydaey Grant. The trouble
with Mia Greenwood la that she doesn't
know where to step. She makes a trig
mistake In thinking that bar vaudeville
training haa fitted her for Broadway.
Hhe la funny, hut she needs some one
i. h.ii.i har down, especially when ahe
carries her feet too far In the curtain 011. TU with all har fault, ahs wa
the aavlng grace of th performance.
In leading a very awkward ballet MU. Deal won har vsgr to tha footlights.
Oh has never looked so watt nor danced so charmingly as) she did at tha opening
of tha second not. But ths Joy of th ballet began and ended with har and
Ugaor BoafkjUo. who lent her a strong arm whan It was needed and whirled
about on Ma own account with considerable skill.
In othar rospeota "Ths Man with Three Wives" waa nothing mora than a
matter of endurance.
Advice to Lovers
"A. S." writ": "Aftr corrpondln
for a llttlt while with a young men !
suggested that we should txchangt pho-1
tegraph. 1 ernt him mine, but have not
hnl from him Blnce. woum it oe
nrnner for mc to write to htm agalnr"
Dei ldi-dly not, until he acknowledges
the receipt of your picture and keeps
bis part of t tie Iiargalit.
' "T. K." write: "The other evening,
for a J"le. 1 took a ring from a young
Udy Who Is u wood friend of mine and
piwntil It- aeenia to lie angry.
W.iat In the bent wuy to mako up?"
lUt .ni UlS rln 10 "r am prommr
ft vt-r utialn to attempt auch a loJc and
., j jnke.
' am nineteen and In
lov with a tflrl a year younger than
myself. Site wants me to mrry ner, aa
ah h no people to look after her.
(hould 1 t able to aupport her on HO a
INot property. In New York. Why "L. S." writes: "Is It proper for a
doesn't she get a Job and then the two gtr to aak a young man to call on
sf you marry and kssp on working? har by himself when he has oatled eev
- rai times with a friend?"
Ji. ." writ. "I am In lov with a No; ab should wait Ml h aaka per
jri wheajj I met at the birthday party mission to call unoognjMliL
hall "The Man with Three Wlrta"
tiicklad through a book that ahouM b
placed on the market aa a aura our for
Insomnia. The programme waa mora
oonaldarata than the preaa agent, who
dlaoloaed tha name of the woman and
the man who toyed with the original
book and dallied with th lyric. I, for
one, ahatl not betray them. Their aeorot
la aaf In thla column. They may, la
their unlnaplred work, hay fait tha
Vlenneae aplrlt who knowaT But humor
la a thing of the eoll and cannot readily
be tranaplanted. flomettmea It falls
upon a barren eaat
In last night' oaat thr intra rungs,
but no humor. Aa tha man who waa
auppoeed to be at niggling along with
three wire. Cecil Lean oaught th
Vienna aplrlt with th suoosas of a
Chicago drummer on a Cook's tour. Ha
had the light charm of a By-product
of the Chicago brand of muelcsl com
edy. Ill aong were the laat about
from th lake-front. When he broke
loose In th Orel act we realised th
ad mlstsks w had made In not leav-
"S wur war nwiii on inv piano. An
CHARLOTTE GREENWOOD a UOONIl
of another girl I know. I am afraid it
I would causs Jealousy If I aak the latttr
tor hr friend' home addraa. What
thali I do?"
oo ahead and aak. If you are In love
with one girl what do you care what the
outer one in inasT
XI. 8." writ: "I am In lov with a
young man who seem to cars for me,
although he ipaya attention to other
girls alao. How ahall I know If ha
really lovea me?"
If he doee he will tell you ao some
"L, C" writes: ''A young man whom I
have known three months Insulted me,
yet tUI want to be my friend. I have
aaked him for an apology, however, and
he haa refused to give one. Shall I
rea. me aeair for rrianaanip cannot
te very sincere If he refuita to apologise
for hurting you
GHBAT happening! in the Land of HvyU&t tosf n4?ht A most pe
culiar thing took place when the Hmh-a-bye Book openea instead
of the tpHghtiv little YHouj trfto tMnoJIy jump out there rote
lowly from page eight a toft, fleecy cloud. Upon it sat a Httle pilot.
"All aboard!" he thouted.
And the little Book-People climbed up an the cloud. Borne one hoUted
a tail and aunp they ev! it wot indeed a merry tight to tee thate cunning
UttUt people who afford children to much pleasure) having each a happy
time themtelvet. Up, up they flew, high above the earth, leaving the Buth-a-bye
Book lying open on the lawn. The Queen; long train ttretched far be
hind and her golden hair rone moram n flan ever in the tunlight
The Folks That
Write Our Books
TRACK BRAT, Kipling aad Eden
Phlllpotts art among English
authora born In India. The lat
est addition to tha Hat Is A S. M. Hut
chinson, ths young romancer who
recant "Once Aboard the Lugger" la
followed by "The Happy Warrior."
Loula Joseph Vghc M now in Paris.
Tha notion of hla next book. "Tha Day
of Days," to bo published In February,
will be placed In Now York, and every
thing will happen within twelve hours.
John Massfleld. ths now Dngllsh
post author of "Ths Everlasting Mer
cy." waa Indentured on board a square
rigger at fourteen as a msans of dis
cipline His family In Shropshire had
despaired over the clever youth'a habit
of going off on long tramps by himself
Inetead of going to echool.
C. Coles Phillip, who ha drawn a
bookfuj of ht striking fadeawsy girls,
Is a Sprngfleld, O, boy, thlrty-ons
ysara old. Ons of hfct flrat Job In New
York waa fhst of a solicitor of adver
tising. He belonga to the New Rochelle
Isabel Gordon Curtis, author of "The
Iapse of Knoch Wentworth," wa born
In Scotland. Of the novele of Qeorgn
Macdonald, now little spoken of, she
says "I wa literally brought up on
them." Mr. Ctrrtl waa a dramatic
critic for year.
Orant Richard credits th late W T.
Stead with leading him Into the Intimate
acquaintance with Pari of which h
gives evidence In "Caviars."
WIN Allen Dromgool the Southern
girl who has Jut tent out "Th Inland
of Beautiful Thing." waa named Will
iam flrat, bacauss th family had want
ed a boy. Hhe adopted the "Allen" off
from a algn above a shop door In her
choolgirl period, and when ahe became
an author ahe wrote her name aa It
now appears Har "Inside" friends call
her "Miss Willie."
Harry A. Kranck. author of "A
Vagabond's Journey Around ' th
World," has written a book, soon to
bs published, of hla sxpeiienao) wa a
plainclothes police man and oensue
taluir In Panama.
"I'm not going to work st all," says
Ralph, th nvs-yaar-old son of Jamss
OppsgdMlm, author of "Ths Nlns
TsnCi I' and "Tha 01mMas" Ma r
Cwjsrlsht. llg. to
A.MKD for his remarkable nor
trayal of two or three char
acters, Joseph Jsffsrsoo wsa
ths fourth Jefferson In direct
descent from the first who
mads ths nam famous as an actor la
ths tlms of OarWck.
Born In Philadelphia In IW, Josanh's
debut on the stags took place In Wash
ington at rhs age of three. Tats was
at a benefit performance and ths child
was brought forward on every possible
opportunity thenceforth. For more than
tsn years before he had reached hie
majority young Jefferson went about
the country with barnstorming expedi
tions In the South.
The winter ware ao cold and ths walk
ing so unbearable that the tmpecuirtou
managers of this period rarely ventured
beyond the territory from Richmond to
j Iurlng th Mexican war many actors
i were emboldened to follow the troops.
entertaining the soldier at night. Jf-
ferOT did not find this a lucrative out- j wer all the time making Important
let tor hi talent, ao h brought his chang in th play' text and action,
vsrsatlllty Into play by eaUmg the , nut no great success wae achieved un
soldtsrs coffee and cakes. til a Indon opening was secured.
After msny vldssRudes Joseph re-j There a production far more elaborate
turned to Philadelphia. In thoss days than any other resulted In an enphatlc
eeveral etock companies played-conrlnu-1 Ucce- a auccess that Uated'for more
ouly around a half dossn largs cities than thirty years, dur'ng which time
And for ten year Jefferaon went from Jefferson would occasionally shift to
on to the other, sometimes as a star, Boh Acres In "The Rivals" or to Caleb
more often a a member of tfl com- Plummsr.
pany. and finally as the manager. Although "Hip Van Winkle" always
In 157, at Tiura Keene's Theatrs, at drew capacity audiences. It Is hut fslr
Broadway snd Houston street. New to state that Jefferson vainly tried to
York City. Jefferson played euecesslvely make Ms Impress In other roles Kven
the two Importsnt roles In "Our AmeH- "The Rivals" was only made attractive
can cousin without sttnvfing much
attention. But In the following year,
fera to the coming time when he ahall
he a man. "I'm Just gorng to write
torloi." h xp)lna, "Ilk daddy."
Davenport. la., begin to prims It
self over a local "school" of authors.
rkn K lUt BLM Iium n niavwv-ll
flrtawa ThanaL in rajtl.l.nla oltK'
Osorge Gram Oook. FWd Dell and
Pick, wno "came li crown unams to gain admit tanc
uts sss hla as Rip Van Winkle
Beetle and her brother Bobbie watched the Httle Book-People orott the
border between the Land of BeavyluU and the Land of Open Eyet. The
Httle Book-People peered down at the Land of Open Byee, which lag below
them, at eagerly at all children explore the Land of Beavyltdt when nrtt
they go there. The tall buildingt, church tteeplet, beautiful parks and Im
mense rivere were wondert undreamed
Both kiddiet noticed (Aaf at the
Bfytt it made tha earth rather dreary.
Settle and Bobbie had never liked.
more, became they think of the bully
By Robert Gran.
Tb Pnss MllahlBg Co (Th New York Ktssjas World)
at ths Winter Garden, he made a hit
as Caleb Plummsr In "The Crloket on
It waa In ths season of UM-e that
Jffraon began to play 'TRlp Van Win
kle." Dion Boucteault'a Influence pre
vailed on Jefferson to cut short his ap
pearance! 1n "Ths Ootorooa" snd dsvots
hlmsslf to ths character that afterward
brought him Came and fortune.
A doxen of the best known stars had
failed to ecore any particular hit as
"Rip." and Jeffenson waa quite reluctant
to pemever. Bouclrault Instated that
the other, Including Hackett, nurk
and Talee, made "III p" a drunken ent.
nd he knew that Jefferson's Idea was
to uplift the cherscter. to make htm
half human and to Invest the role with
more humor. In fact, to build up a
fine, sympathetic character that would
Bouclrault flrnt advised setting the
seen In s foreign town, either in Aus
tralia or In England. Tha two srtlsts
to th public hv presenting a star cast,
which Included William J Kloremt.
Mrs. John Drew and other notable
players. This celebrated combination
alao presented 'The Heir at Isw" with
Jefferson as Doctor Pang'nss '
But though hs wa censured for not
enlarging Ms repertoire, Jefferaon al
to the empty eeata st
performances aa compared with
of to the little Book-People.
cloud tailed over tha Land of Open
It wot Just the kind of dreary day
But they don't mind thote daye any
fima f Ae little Book-People are having.
filing. e Tales
By Farmer Smith.
OSV dsy Jimmy Monkey want over
to see Dr. Baboon and while he
was there an awful nolss was
Vxroklng out th dootasg window,
Jimmy Monkoy tew Mr. Olrmffe's lags.
Dr. Bsboon looked out also, and said:
"Hello, Mr. Olraff. what's tha matter
"I have a terrible ooM." answered Mr.
"Walt a minute, rg gat on top of th
house and look down your throat," said
Then he arampered upatalre and got on
the roof where ha could look down and
see what the trouble waa wlUi Mr. Ol
In the meantime, Jimmy Monkey had
climbed out the back window and up In
a coooanut tree.
Dr. Baboon granbad Mr. Olraffs's
tongue to look dov n his throat; then
Jimmy Monkey took a good aim and
threw a cocuanut right down Mr. Olr
"Oh, Dootor! Doctor!" yelled Mr. Ol
raffe. "On not glv m medlctne so
Wth that Mr Giraffe went dashing
down the roinl ami Jimmy Monkey wsnt
tia'k Into the ilis'tor't oftlr alnglng:
Thr Girnffe hat great lono neck.
And whatl he goei to inrrze
It tak-$ io lono- to reach hit mouth
It u rndt up in a wheete."
When the d - 'or cam back he mixed
up six dreadful tasting powders aa h
said to himself:
"I'll tlx Jimmy Monkey for playing
that trtck on rnt."
When Jimmy Monkey took on of th
powlra he mwla an awful face and
said to himself
"I'll bet Df. Ilahoon trltd to get even ;
with me for playing that trick on htm"
"Prosperity haa rulnsd many a man,"
remarked th morall aer.
"Well," rejoined the domorallsar, "If
X wa going to b ruined at all I'd pre
fer prospsrlty tv do It." Fit.
lot like Anj Stori
TARZAN OP THE APES
By Lditf Rice Bnrroogiu.
TU Roman 1 mmfh Mm mUm Ymkn QH
lOepnga. ISIS. r rrank A, Mum Oa.l
"Tuofsag or rmBCBDixo obuptem.
John OtasMn. Lanl Oeansoe, I nwimd wtth
lllet. at rants tfa t tat wlkltu part at the
AM tattv left sleee la Ik Juaal. rjaytea
ead Alia battd a rasa sat. Tbsm thalr UlSkt tea
bare Allot eta. A bead of area, lad
IMr kits. Ken, taitUa tat ataa a4 kUl
. Aa as aaaMd gala, vik.m sea efT
aprlos aaa laatbtea kUlad, aovU Ctajloa'a baar
huST araW'lraeBai' S"Bnte tS auaaa
Jaai" rltju aaa. I. Hi sen t bwstoi.
Waaoartas ate dar. Tanan eaawi to tha oabla fit
nina mv an.i gM in woantt
prMtr ! fil .-'" txha leltarkiutlr h
KuKinaa. aa a! i aallTt jUZ Ssato tmSm
arrow Ouwajk Kala7 bodl. kdlta htr. 'faraai
into giU.m' vfilaa. whom ht attala inn,
Ao., aad leeia tht to btllett ht U a
tatrll. Taraaa hliu Ht tor tot dm that tos tor
loan ttrmrlMd th rat!. Boorlna tseeg
truu asta , ta ftS ahtCt. the I J jebsaaTC
HB blaok had not aa rst
upon Tanan cabin on tha
distant bsaob, but tha ape
man lived In constant drasal
that walls ho waa away
with tha tribe they would
discover and daapoll hla treasure, go
0- came that ho spent more and star
tlms in th vicinity of hla father's
last home, and lss and less with tha
Presently ths lainStn at Ms ttttto
community began to suffer on MimiLl
of hla nsglsot. for disputes and iiasri lis
constantly areas wtilch only ths Mag
might ettl peaceably
At saat soma of the older apes pe
to Tarsan on the subject, and far a
month thtroafter he remained octurtnntly
with ths tubs.
Ths duties of sthsjoatj
anthropoid are not many
In th Sates, u aim comas
slbly. to cotnptaan that
stolen his now wife. Then must
summon all before bun. and If be
that the wife nrefsra har new lord, ha
commands that matter remain aa they
are, er poeslbly that Mungo gtvs Thaka
on of hi daughters In exchange.
Whatever hi decisions, ths anas sVs
ospt It as final, and return lo thstr ooou
Than comas Tana, shrieking and hold
ing tight her aids, from whtoh blood la
streaming Ounto, her 1 usband, has
cruelly bitten her! And Ounto, sum
moned, says that Tana la lasy and will
not bring him nuts and beetle er
snratch his back for him.
So Tarsan aootds them both and
threaten Ounto with a lasts at the'
dearh bearing silvers If he abusee Tana
further. Tana, for her emrt, la compelled
to promise better attention to her wifely
And so it goes, nttls family differ
ence for the most part, which. If Uft
unsettled, would result finally in great.
er factional strife, and th eventual
dtannemiberment of th trtoa
Tarsan tlrd of It aa ho found that
klngsMp msant ths ourtallmsnt ot his
liberty. Hs longed for ths little cabin
and ths sun-kissed sea for the oool In
terior of the well-built house, aad for
ths nsvsr-endlng wonders of th many
A he had grown older he found
that hs had grown away from his peo
ple. Their Interests and his were fat
removed. They had not kspt pace wtth
him, nor could they understand aught
of tha many strsngs and wonderful
dreams that passed through the active
brain of their human king.
Ho limited waa their vocabulary that
Tarsan could not even talk with them
of the many new truth, and fi field
Of thought that hit reading had opened
up before hi longing eyea
Among the tribe he no longer had
friends and cronies aa of old. A little
child may find companionship In many
strange and simple creaturee. but to a
groan man there must be anm m
1lnc of equality of Intelltot as ths
bstls for agreeable consoclstlon.
Had Kala lived. Tarsan would havs
sacrificed all slsa to remsln near her.
but now that She we dead, and th
playful friend of hla childhood grown
Into surly brute, h felt that he mu-h
preferred the near of solitude of his
cabin to the Irksome duties of leader
ship among a horde of wild beasts.
The hatred and Jealousy of Terkoa,
son of TuM.it. old much to counteract
ths effect of Tsrssn's desire to renounce
I Is kingship among the apeg, for, stub
born young F-ngllshman that he was,
he could not bring himself to retreat In
the fare of o malignant an enemy.
That Terknx would be rhoaen leadt '
In hi oteal he knew full well, for time
ami again the ferocious bruts had estab
lished his claim to physical supremacy
over the few bull apes who hsd dared
resent his savage bullying.
Tarsan would bays Uksd to subdue
ths beast without recount to knife or
arrow, fto much had bis great strength
aad agllbr Increased to ths psrtot tos-
ht ii5tit '"'tu-TIaklu., tit
od Mtjssrs to
loo Hare Bead
lAWTtnW St la m a , ,. -4, w . k - . I- - k.i
to believe that ha might master th re-
oouowoie i traos in a nni tit nam
fight wro It not for th tsrrtbl ad
vantage th anthropoid's hug flghUna
fang gay him aver the poorly sgsnsd
Ths snllrs matter wag takes east of
Tartan's hands ons day by tare ol
ctrcumstancss. and hla future left open
to him. so that hs might sv or sta
Without any stain upon hla garage
It happened thus:
The tribe was feeding quietly, spread
ovr a conatdarabl area, when a groat
creaming rots some distance east of
where Tarsan lay upon his belly beside
a limpid brook, attempting to catch an
elulv. fish In his quick, brown hand
With on accord the tribe swum
rapidly toward the frightened cries,
and thtr found Trko holding an old
r.msl by th hair and b
mercifully with his grant
Ag Tarsan approached,
Onnd aloft far Tsrtss to (
.wwaiiw t me nair ana beating har un
ha raised hit
oar atd ap tshoss Stating days were
Wng svtr. and , thmtors, sgsjM
not protect his tastily.
TWtsM knew that It was against ths
'V- JS4 t trtk th. wUn
of another, bat being g bully, he had
toT!L!l'ji waaimagg of
.w wwatHc s n ant l onset Ise her be.
to give op to him
"'"i" " nrmwn, at continued to
' ths poor wwmaa to n Studied
to affront his bated eblaftalnT
" "sss wsa rspiat us wi
jrnnl. Itot Instead rushed bodily
so wsnsjf Tsrnoa.
J&FHttJ1. .tougnt 00 ter.
HbU a bntU sine thai '-Tg giiii ear
Jmb ths groat king gorilla had so har.
rlMy man handled htm are the new
found kntf had. v
too navag neart.
Tnraaa's half aa tha
ton but bursty oeTast
at TsrtoM, and wwat
batter of th bnttls. aad had meramn
th young Lord Oraystoha. would ativi
mm aa ha nan Hvd unknown sav
age taaat la souatarlal Africa.
Hut there waa that wbloh had
Mm far above bis Mtowg of th ;
-that lira spark was oh tl h vast
son. This It was rhaa saved Mas
death bsneeth th Iron toaselsg
tsatrlng fangs of Tsrksa.
caresry had thaw
osoonas or tnsy war rolling ap
ground, striking, tearing aad rta
two groat sa vage bs4 battling to
Tartma had n dsansn kntfs-woundg an
head and breast and Tarsan was anm
and blsoding-ftn aaalp to ens ptoc
half torn from his hand, so that a grant
ptec bung down wear ons eye.
tag Us vision.
But 00 tor th young I
bean able to heap tha bombs
from his Jugular and, ag thsy
lass fiercely for a laimisnt a
thalr breath, Tarsan formed a
plan. He would work hi way to the
other's back and, slinging there wttk
tooth and nail, drive hla half easts
until Ttrkos eras no mors.
Ths manoeuvre wa a siaiitlhs
mora easily than ha had hoped, rev the
stupid beast, not knowing what Taiwan
wa attempting, made no particular ef
fort to prevent Ol esoooipilshmsnt of
But when, finally, ho iwaKssd that his.
antagonist waa fastened to Mm where
his teeth and flats alike war isssln i
against him, Terkos hurled Mussel f
about upon tha ground so viol ratty hat
Tarsan oould but oMng desperately to
the leaping, turning, twisting body, and
are he had struck a Mow ths kntf was
hurled against the earth.
Tarsan found hlmsslf dofensalaoa.
During th rolling and squlrmlnesi ot
the next few minutes. Tartan's hold
was loosened a dosen timet) usvbfl finally
an accidental csroumstancs of thoss
swlfJt snd svsr-ohanglng evolutsons gave
Mm a new hold with his right hood,
whldh he eoon realised wa ahsotutaty
His arm was pasned beneath Tsetses'
arm from behind, and tos band and
forearm encircled the back of Terkos s
nsck. It was the half-Nelson of modern
wrestling wtileh the untaught ape-man
had stumbled upon, but divine reason
showed him In an I net ant ths value of
the thing he had discovered. It was tht
difference to him between lite and CssMfc.
And so ha Struggled to encompass a
similar hold with the left hand. In a
few momenta Terkoa' hutl-nock was
creaking beneath a full-Nstoon.
There waa no more lu
the tww toy perfectly atoll
ground, Tarsan u
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