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Mabel Hill and. Rose Quinn in "Maid in America."
New York, Feb. 26. Melvffle Ellis
undoubtedly has done more than
anybody else to make the new Whiter
"Garden show attractive. And yet
he seems to have done very little.
Answer.- Mr. Ellis designed the
costumes for the chorus ladies.
As an economist in the use of fab
rics; Mr. Ellis may safely claim to
stand in a class by himself. Past
performances at the Winter Garden
have demonstrated this, and "Maid
in America," the present attraction,
proves it beyond the shadow of a
Also, the decollete and barelimbed
ladies pervade the audience more
thak ever before, which is a feature
moafc pleasing to many tired business
men seeking; an evening'sr-reejpfte.
from dull care. The girls not only
amble down the runway extending
from the stage to the back of Vie
house, but they also parade in the
aisles now and then, spreading a
pleasant odor of grease paint, and
acquainting the uninitiated with the
innermost mysteries of the art of
Among the featured performersi x
are Nora Bayes, Yansci Dolly, Blos-
som'Seeley, Chas. J.Ross, Hal Forde
and Harry CarrolL Mile. Dazie
dances in a Bwelan ballet. J. C"
Huffman who staged the show, pro-.
vides some gorgeous picture! and ef-
Granv3e Barker has foOewed "Aa
drocles and the iJon" with "A M--