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THE TCEPTTBLTC: SUNDAY. FEB"RUA"RY 25, 1)00.
THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC
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PUBLISIIEHS: GEOIIOE KXAP1" CO-
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Geurj-e I- Allen. i e ri-sMJ.nu
W. II. Carr. socretarv
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SUNDAY, FKUKFAKY IS. 1V.
TT. E. Carr. TJusincss Manag-r of Tha CL
Vault Republic being duly sworn, fays that
tha actual ncmter of full and coair!''
coplei of the dally and Sscdav i;rptil-'!n
printed during the month of January. l'-CO.
all In regular editions, v.as as per s-edu'e
Il. CVtrle I J1. '"O-Viei
1 79.300 17 75.t90
2 75.b50'l5 Tlt.lTJ
3 74.310 19 70,960
76.070 20 7S.JI0
6 74,910 21 Sunday 82.330
6 77,310 22 7G.0J0
.Sunday S0.9S0 23 76.510
8 7-',SdO 21 70.700
0 7-1.770 25 7(i,S9)
10........ 73,830 20 77,970
31 75,230 27 78.070
12 75,7-0' 28 Sunday M.3.0
33 77.55529 7S.O00
U Sunday S2,90033 7G.S30
15 75.660 31 79.060
Total for tlic month 2,39S,623
Iyss all copies ppollel In print-
lr.c. left over or riled tT.CTS
Net number distributed... 2,340.052
Averape dally distribution. . . 73.514
And said W. n. Carr further tay that
the number of copies returred or rt ported
ur.sold durins tie month of January was S.1I
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Sworn to and rubscrlbed before me tlili
Elst day of January. 140.
J. T. TAR1S1L
Kotary Public. City of St. Loula. Mo. lij
Una expires April ZC, 1J01.
Th rlictorlcal tisiin. tli- oiiilnnii-m.
thp ray of dofriltiiiK :in otVn-.iYi lii.n
by an inoffonIvc otri,-.inn. lia-. :i iIk.i
oiichlr ft:ililislifd jifcu-c in military dic
tion. An InstntH'f w:i. HoihthI Kniiprio'-s
nics.-ajjo, "I was t-.-ttiMird liy a t-iirvful
rw-ouuoianco in ft hit if tin- iihij--.
position that I -uultl not a.-.iuk it wiiu
ont licavy lu-.."
This .oumls moco pli-asant than "I
wicriticod many lh-, hy t.'iicliii2 i'io
t'anadiau I!t'tfinii-nt asainst tl" ,,i,juys
Iint-H, not in ordor to carry iln-m. lm to
iind out thoir ca-t h-.iiioii. tluir
-t roust h, thoir mode of rt'iicllin an at
tack and w'icthcr a pciicral a.-ault
to tiii: r.(nvi:sT i:iiii:i:.
In auanlinj: to the hiuot bidder. II.
I:. Jludd of Hunker Mill. HI., tli- con
tract for the Ilshtiiur or the lu-ii-s
district of the -ity ea-t of .lelfer-on
avenue. th ltonr.l f ini,ii,- imiiroie
niont.s has jirobaliiy i.-.kcn ilie only ac
tion ioilie under the I:iv.
Whether the Miceefnl bidder I corn
oetent to carry out the contract awatded
to him is- n, tiftion that iiiiim I,e .-etthd
by blm-elf in undert:ikins it- lierloim-anc-e.
Hi depo-It of j:'.70'i i- in the
hamK of the Hoard of Public Imjirow
ments and will be forfeit. -d if lie f.-iii-.
in his performa iht of tlie contr.-t'-t
which he now liohN.
AccorditiK to eminent les.-il ndvlce, if
the Hoard of Public Iiiiroiuieiits bad
ignored the Itudd bid -the oim mi!i-mitted-and
awarded t ti- contract to the
next liiher-t bidder, the contract would
thereby have been invalidated. The
propriety of the IxKiril's ihiim-. there
fore, seems to be unipievtjouable. Ill
the interest of tln municipality it now
remains but to hope that the holder of
the contract shall prove -.pi,iI to ju,
ST. LOUIS'S "PLACUs."
The estimate which John I.nwrence
Alatinm made or St. LouN in IiK "Public
Art In St. LouiV in .Municipal Allairs
scorns to strike tlie -ore.
"St. Louis," b says, "lacks to a Kre.it
extent that lloatins fleineiu of aihcii
turous spei-ulators so common in 'iiuvt
iins' Western cities. Its prowth has been
'lejilthy. steady anil conservative, sprcad
in westward from the river bank et on
ly and soriuontially; never eiraticaliy
nor after the st.vle of a mushroom
-o frequently sucsesled by many tlniv
ns cities where hovels .still stand side
iv side with the skyscraper and ware
houses which have .sprum: up to lill a
That article attracts attention to the
emarkably attractive fcatuie in which
St. Iaotils is uimpie its residence
-places" lilio Yandeveuter. Westinore
land, Portland and Hell. The original
cause which produced this unique fea
ture of St. Louis's home location he has,
"The primary reason." lie says, "for
azsrecatliiet residences of the best olas
in such miniaturo p.irks was for tJio
purpose of presenting a soiiii front of
lesistance to the nipid extension of the
mauufactun'r and meuhant into the
domain of the householder and to com
bat the encroachment of the evcr-e.-teuditiK
The "place," the miniature residence
park of St. Louis does not so arise.
Other residence districts In St. Lou's and
elsewhere achieve, without fonuim:
"places" the ends mentioned by Mr.
The origin of the St. Louis "place" Is
in n little clause In the City Charter
leading, "but no street shall be ojieiied
less than '"" vatds fitiai any other
lumllel stteel alrcadv in eisi.-nce."
ThN f Inner proi;.iou made it imiis
sibk" for the i ilj to a--ept the ilulica
lion of the stioets m these placi"! as
public rhoro-.i.itan-s. I't thai reason
ihcv were ojicn.sl as privale sirvts.
I'll.' cxpeiiM !' i:uil.in. t-leaiiiiiK and
maititaiuiii" tin -in was nss(.,-d asaii!-t
the Ifontatrers. The ontrol and inde-pi-udeuea-
v ln.li r.-stili.sl more tiian com-IM-iisatcd
for the dd.le.1 -. to n.-ilthy
ptH'n owners. In this wav the
"Itlitre" becaute a liMiire in St. Louis.
lkt .mi:. .mi:ii:i: lxplai.w
Cou.aiissioiicr .f Supplus Jleier v io
Jatcfc lu spiril. if not ilie letter, of the
law when be so splits the nxpusltious
for sopjilies thai u sinirie bill rtttchesa
tola! tit $1ibi, a'th.muli the 'lurchasi-s
are mad.- of on. dealer.
lie dirv-t!y violates- the b-tt-r f the
law in iIhk-.- ii'M.-iiM'.-; where pun Iism-s
asurc-.-tiiim luoiv ihan SHhi are made
wilhoiii his adv. riiinc for bids that
shall, through ..'iii.-titiou. insure to the
-it the li-iliniate advantatte of pur
cli;isiiis friin tin. louesi bnlder. The
re-on!s ot his ..(Itie show that t'onuiils
sii.ner of Supplies Jleier uas been jniilt.v
if liotli these practii-es.
The law overiiin the purchase of
.supplier for -ii use, as found m chap
ter I. Mttioii XI if the llevised tir.li
nanccs. (lisuncil.v provid.-s that when
the amount to be purchased on requisi
tion oaciiiU the sum of 5!oo, the c'oui-mission.-r
of Supplies shall advertise for
prop.sals for the fuinislun ot such ar-licl-s.
and the awanl on such proosuis
sluill be apii oved by the loinptioller.
t'oiiiplLin.i- with this law is op.vted to
uard i'ii- it.v against overcharge by
piividm oieli comietitioli tor bidders.
It wip. also .ici as a i-htvk on tavont
isin thai uiiht otiierwise lie display .-d
by ili.- tiinmissioner of Supplies toward
It would lc well to hear from Com
miss.onerof Suiipli.-s Jleier whv he saw
lit to so split requisition that Iare
orders were given to one dealer, with
.ill other dealers barred from that legiti
mate competition p'v.viii.'.l for bv the
oidiuance. II.- should also explain why
tins same dealer rocned ord.-rs !u
numerous single instances exceediiu
sn in amount witliout Iii-ing requir.il
to bid in coniietition with other dealers.
'n iis i.i,-... ilit-, viohitimi of tiie law
dees not promise betiel'.l lo the city. To
the c-mtnirj. it iraj easily be seen how
it would work to the icrj gr.-at advan
tage ol .soiu.-ImmIv nt the city's expense.
And Mr. Jb-iir is sui'innsiil to u.ird the
tu.v's int. -lest..
OMC AT A tijm:.
Professor Sumner's disctissi.m (1f mar
riage mingles j ht. jH'try and the science
of the sex relation with remarkable se
sults. Me states the cold sociological dictum
that in the beginning among barbarous
nation there was no marriage cere
nion.v : that, even at present, the i-m nee
of the ceremony is an agreement be
tween a man and a woman to live with
each other to the exclusion of all others:
that man is l.-d to marriage by a nat
ural want wiin It calls tor graiilh-ntiou
and that for man m-iniage means little
while for woman it means maternity.
In the same breath witli these proposi
tions he attempts to consider justly the
iiie.iiip.tsM.d poetiy of the marriage le
lati.iu. It is not surprising that frnm such an
iinu.-itur.tl juxtaposition should n suit
the stiange conclusion that only lo per
cent id .-.II maniac's are hap:y; that
novels mkI with marriages b.-eaiise to
carry them farther would destroy ih. ir
merchantable qualities by making them
pessimist ;; ih.it :i per .cut of wcdih-d
pci-s.uis fail to rcalie ihe ideaN with
which, they eiitend the matrimonial re
lation. A scientist and a jioei are essentially
antagonistic The scientilie mind ami
the jioeiic temperament may exist in the
same person, but no man can exorcise,
them .simultaneously without botch. ng
The poet whose lovelorn lassie dies
of a broken heart cannot -m sist with
tlie plivsh-i.in who on the burial certif
icate v.rit.-s anaemia" or "phihisH
piiliiioualis" as the cause of ihe lassie's
death. Tlie poet who sins of the nil,
red rose must sternly "order to heel"
the thought that the icd!-ss of the lose
is due simply to Ihe absorption by tin.
textiiii: of the Pis-'s petals of all the
color-v of the solar sectruui ex. ept the
rod. When he sings or the full, bright
llush of health be must keep down the
sordid la t tha: tlie s.i-rotioiis of the
subject are normal and abundant and
that the ovrelory rutu-iious are per
formed regularly and peiieelly. When
he lalks ol the laugh of she brook as It
runs to the sea he cannot abo talk of
the friction ot the shallow water against
the bed of the stream which cause-, u,e
sound he terms a laugh.
These i-ellectioiis probably acinunt for
the falsity of Professor Milliner's con
clusions. That th.-y aie false observa
tion proves abundantly. .Novels (-nl
with mariiages bccaii-e the satNlled,
even, comfortable, contented tenor of
tiiat life supplies no material for an
epi-odii-al. int. resting novel. The
iiiurse of that true love wbi.li tuns
MiiiHitli supplies as little matciial tor a
novel as tie- libit that "they lived Ir.ppy
ever after." So novels end with mar
riages. I lofessor Sumner should keep his
poetry and his seien. in separate vials.
Hither is go. d alone, but tluj do not
WAK IS WAK.
Ceneral Kiti-hf-ncrV. tetiisal to grant
an ari.iistii of a day to tb-nernl Cionje
that he might bury his dead should i.e
placed beside the Hritisli dispatches
which tell, with an air as if a nile of
war had been violated, that the P.oers !
at the siege of Malokitig coutuni.dj
shelling the town while the funeral of!
a son or lienenil Knot was in progress. !
The conclusion that will conic from (
those somewhat parallel ii'sjau-os willi
be that war is nut a promenade ooi.iert.
tletieral Kiti heiier's refusal to grant an !
armistice was undoubtedly g o-t war. as '
was the HiK-i-s shelliiig .,f .Maleking. '
Itinera! or no ttiner.il. J
iJeni r.il t'tonje was hard pressed vvh'Mi
he asked tor the armistice, his men were
worn ltmn inai.-hing. lie was being '
shellnl -with Iv.l.lite and I ouii.ie.1 wiih
missiles irom tifty Hritisli .:ii,iim sni.i I
he oivupied a position which he had not
had time to intrench. He expected le
enforeemenls and twenty four hours
would jjive them time to come up, would
liable him to ii'li-ench his position and
ive his men a .'hau. to recuperate.
(b'licrnl Kit. -heiier's refusal was to be
anticipated. The answer of licnernl
I'lotije with which he lo-.-.l the collo-
qilj shows ilia, hi' himself evpeclcd the
ivtiis.-il. b,:t Hki. a .m1 i:.-uer:il he over
liMikiii no i i .:!,- advauta".'
lo-nei-tl Kileiieiier'- lelilsal slumld go
i far toward answering the complaints
that have come troni I he besieged towns
that the liners . oi:.ucicl their I1.1111b.1rd-
i iiu-i.l without a nioiier re--:ml lor the
HAY'S vi:i:i:.i, oiii:i:i.i:.
It is uiiiliiiibi. dl.v true, as S.vrelary of
State Ila.v siigg.-sis In his answer to
t "..Ilgrisx. Ilt.lt fn, .......! -,lliiti.-.. It.w
I twecii ilte-.it P.ntalu and the United
j Mates Is hi sjide. Iiecause sin h alli
ances o.ui iiul.v be made with tlie adviie
j and cons,-nt ,,f . Sctiaie.
j Amern-ans know that no formal alii
' ance betvv.i-n ;re.il Hrilaiti and Ihe
I Ilitcil Mates has been enlel.d into.
Tlie.i believe, howev.-r. that there eiss
In tw.i-u .s-ccret.irv May ami the Uoreigu
liepartuieiit of ilrcat Ilntaiu an under
standing as period as n its tonus had
been written on paper mid appioved by
On no other grounds can thev explain
some ol" the things that hav curred
recently: The aiiiioiiucomeiii by the
Hritisii Colonial Secretary ot such an
.enti'iite, the Hav Paun-vioie treaty
which revives a (oinp.-ict between Croat
Hritatn ami the I'nit.il States win. h
foimor Mate authorities tiinteudod was
entirely void: the gentle tr :tt ne-iit
whieli Croat Hritaiu n-coived following
the tlour soiiires in I Magna. Hay: the
failllle of the State I lep.irttneul to take
up the Jlacruiu charges, and the stop
ping of ihe son of .'secretary Hay. the
now r.uisul at Pretoria, at Loudon en
route to his .station.
If a formal tr.-aiy had 1 n onrernl
into ihe people .mild hold roponsiiile
the persons who framed it. As the case
stands. Croat Hritaln seems to have
every advantage which muM lesiilt to
her front an alliance, and none of the
ix .Mali: pakts.
The pl.iving of male parts by actresses
marks a curious change in stage woik
since the nine i.r the i:ii7.abothaii dram
atists. Sara Koruhardt has ossa.vo.1 the
lole ol llainl.'t. .lulia Arthur is studying
the part of Hoiiieo. and .lulia .NoiN.ui of
Itoerludiui Tree's company is io play
the same pait.
Ill the lime of Shakespeare. Jon-on.
He.-itinioiit and Fletcher, and Jlailowe,
female parts wore pla.v.il bv beardless
young men. Tlie revolution since that
lime soolus to have tx-oll complete.
Vhether the ioas.ni is the gieater his
trionic ability of women or the greater
ihaim of their presence on the stage,
the leiideuov is uutiiisMkaiile. It may
be the real beginning of the era when
all women will wear the hrei-hos
The tininlti.itiil person examining the
Supplv I'onuiiissioner's bill for 2"0 pairs
of slljipors for the Poorhotisc split up
into seven entries all of th.. same dale
and all reading. pairs of slippers."
would jump to the ti.tioliisjon that a
madman had framed it. Investigation,
however, would show him tlie method
ill the uiadlii-ss.
The water criticaster who declares
that water is more ixitable if it carries
sand in suspension ami jh:lt "every per
son ought to eat seven pounds of dirt
a year mixed with sand" is probably the
same mail uho ties a .piid of tobacn
or a wad of cobwebs or a chunk of tar
over a cut to stop the bleeding.
The Investigation reganllng the elec
tion f Senator fl.trk should result In
the punishment of some of the bribe
givois and bnbi takers. That sii'nis to
be one case where the operations wore
iiiiiduoled with an openness which
makes punishment Missble,
Ihe Uasteni Conference of the Anti
I imperialists is now in session in Phila
delphia. When President .MoKlnley
lol.s abroad at all the various organi.-i-t
ions, condemning his ilicies he and
Mark Ilanna must have a hard time
keeping their murage up.
The revolt la the Woman's Suffrage
Association and the talk of organi.iijg
a rival association proves that the .suf
fragists have 1' ariml at least one polit
ical trick perfectly. The Populists who
did the same thing calhd their trans
action a "bolt."
If the ltritish win the great battle
now being fought between Huberts and
Croiije it will pujle Poet Laii'vatO Alls
tin to tell in stalely verse h .w the day
was won at Midi points as P.ir.idi burg
and Koodoo's Hand.
Missdlga Xethersole should insist on
h-r rights in demanding a public trial of
her case. The holding of the hearing in
private is depriving her of much ad
vertising to which she is justly entitled.
Sr. LotiN's Supply Couimis-loner:
"Yes. the Kevised (rdinaucos provide
for a lotting for all supplies eosting
over SIm. hut then what are the Ue
vis.jd riliuaue-s !ctwoo:i friends-;" ,
Xovv that Hritish succos-.es again call
attention to the diversity in si,. 1 e
tvvoen the .iimbatants. th,. surprise
grows how th" Hners could have aicom
plislml what they did.
That Victoria Hegitia tion-.-uid-uni.iini
reseaiing stamp is all light as a work
of art. but it's hung in the wrong gal
lory when pkiml on an American Con
sul's otlii'ial mail.
A Ittisso-Hiitish clash in Persia should i
at least give lis some miisi- Lalla
i:.Hkh war-map names with which to
offset the Hoer tonguis-twistcrs.
Croiije may or may not be a great
strategist, lint lie seems to have de
veloped to its highest perfection tlie art
of keeping his enemies guessing.
Xtollior Xnli.res If on Hue;.
Tbe t:inl!i:Ut i. iMrre Nature's Ms".
T'.at In t'iA bln.l o s..rtH- iinserr-.
Ami t.r'.-r .:n .f v. ...Ir.K l.h-.
Th-- ire the touch of h.r meet tlrireri
Ti.ie i ii.- li.art liil.J with v.w
lint that l.r unn kl- w.ll hshtrn.
No bimv wi'ri .lark.nln . are l.en! l-.i.
inn tmt h-r tiai.I c .ar.s. will brighten.
p. tv.--n f-'Ur v-ilN t.nr 111 vielii.1t
l"rnni thl griat lorins motir-s heallnc
W. will ni.t wander by her side
Wli-'r- thlnes the tao an.l winds are Hcalinc.
K-.r cold or fame. life's chiajsr thirBr.
(Hi foolish folk, why toll no blindly.
XVhen all the Joy that llvlne brlnps
XValtJ out cf doors .lth nature klndlr
PtZOPLE.m POTTOrUATTHE THTlD
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'111. .i.Iw rllflng of .Mi" lg:i N.-tli. rsi.'o
.s , t j .. ' yv'-
niaiMZfiH s .iiht n. u -,,.),.. rs. of tin- .I.-a.l u.iIIh hii.1 th.. jh.Ii n,- Th n.in f
Nvtli.Ts.il,. i ! ininuroiis .is ih.- mime of i.-.-v. "s.-,;,!,., i,s i ,,,. a f,irtun.. n ti
six inoiitlis of p ,-isi.-n. .- Wli-tli.T il Ii..: h-li".l Hi.- mr.'.-r of il .-lil-.f jctr.-ss 1 ,i
iiK-oii'ii to i. :. oi.-i i.j th. s, .1
intiiiit ii-.-K t.. .(.iituiiioil : iij.t.ni -
of til.- ill
COURT ?, H r.
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Satho 1-arrle.J In. .
Next Monday nlitlit tie will
JStQSJ ' ' t
3- y'tjfe" 'Sp
s-'hwhan will lie heard at Mulr Hall no inure until the week of "laihenicrin." prolM
t'ly the List of Ilie Musi- II. ill sf,ion Mr Southwell, who lia lit.ct.il the affairs of
this j.mt's f.uta at Miisje H:iTl. aintouncs
that the .ui'M. m . of Friday ntuht wai the
Lire, st of the II." up to :iril itii'ludinc that
I rforman. '. More than .I""! person-, were
present Mr. I.lml. who "atn: Ainnnasr.i last
w.k. was in fortunate ri iN-lng thrown in
alternation with Mr. M rtens -not that he
is not all the artist thai Mortens, j-. ;m,
inori- but I..C.IUM- he la. k.il Mi rtens's
plis!e.il tin., ss for the js-trt. P, lh;htful Mis
!.' Tr. villi- and .Mss Norwood wete both
won-k-l fully satisfying A'.'ias Thr..iii:hiut
the east tlare wai an .-so. lien. that !
capiml mlvi rtlilng for the sVniihw.Il Kind
of iIiikm Th. ir MipiKitt has Loin contin
Mr. Tate'o "r.n-hinnal.lo xnu'if vll'e." a
phrase d.-vlsei! by Clone! Itllly lll.inc:.
long of Pt Iiui and the s'onthv.est. row
In Ireland, continues to be a popular f.-ji-ttire
of the muement Held. Y.. h v eft's
Idll i a rich ..ft. rhiir of vari.-d entertain
ment. I hnve won.l.r.-.l what the old olio
nuikers would third, if they won- to look at
the nnwlern vaii'lcville salary I!-t. In .m
parlson with the "ktiockal-out" pay of ten
and tifte-n yetrs a,:o.
. - s"
Wo are to have a lot of old friends In the
Stuart Itobion prode.-iH.o ..r 'Oliver Cold- Tli- Iv-nail- -omr. ri.er ti-e lie I'rlde Ariln.
Miiltli" at the olyn-pi. Theater ntxt week. Henry I- Pixe I-or of the-e, Iteaumort
Smith. Walter Hale. Henry Wc ivcr and Floror.re Ito.kwe'1 are f.ur otli. r The pleto
is by Augustus Thomas, whu.-c "Ariiona" is soon to be brotmht ba k for a return
oncayeinetit at the hands of the orisln.il
. s -- J T I - .
71ie mut.-at r.r.te. at th" oprraare rart.
man, whoe lun::s alw-iys bothered him.
inr Pan Paly, he said:
"S.-e here, D.in. you'd better wear an overcoat
with jour health."
A wefk later. lnlv help'd to carry Mack to his grave. Daly Is ct as thin and as
healthy as ov. r ho was. .
Mr. Cttstave WelnUrjt is plajlng serious comedy in "Th- Children of the Olietto."
He joined the oonip.eij in London, win re he ranie In for a fair share of the applause
and pioss appreciation. U'li.-n Mr. ". Inhere makes lil pp..jranee at the Century The
ater to-nlRht he will tind a shotitimr callery and an Indulgent lower heHe there to
crret h'm. This .. Median has heretofore .ontino.1 h'l: cm. dy oieratlns to Milwau
kee and St Louis with brief tours "Into the Provinces," ns he now- calls the one-night
standi. His reel lit Jump from London to St. Jouia has doubtless rounded out and
otherwise improved his art.
"My Tiger Ltl.v" was sung on a New- York stace the other nlsht. It is a "coon"
sone. One reliaUo critic says th.it II s.iv. d a farce coined from failure and mad- an
Instant sail cess on Its "nn account. We have had reason to think that raK-tlme niu-lc
Is !olng Its popularttj. but th real sucre.s-es of the present season are yet distinctly
eiHuilsh. At a popular r.'sfiur.tnt the oth.r night the tender, soothlm: "Waitln' fo' o
1! 'ney." was call . I for half a dozen times. It I." i.Hsotiable to suppose that when the
cliaiiRit in popular sonss do-.s tume it will brine with It the old-fashioned love ballad.
The Local Stage.
The Castle Square Opera Ciiinimny at
Music Hall will give another of tie. "crdl
works in "La Travlata"' The cist fol
Alfred Haron l'a-rtrjtl and William 1'oran
11. mi. Ill
llirrj Iji. ketone an.i W W Ilin haw
A.I.Ial.le N.irweod ar.l Venn. .i-Trevlll-
Annlnn Iv" Nlv.n
rio'i. ... .... Iteee Oairil-jl
It..r r'r.nk II lie'rlier
.laston ... ... - .Jloiri.e l.n.ne
lUren . . i:. II. Temple
d'Xubtrm - J 1'- 'irlmke
S.rvr.t it.vfenhj llliluisl Junes
Cmmlsjlonalre K- ,:- Ktatum
Hoyt's "A Il'.ack Simp"
traction at the Craud Oie:
will la- the at
;i Houso. tieghi-
ning with tie- matin.i' to-da
y. The caJt pre-
s.-nting this f.nce at tlie
rio Ifeliovi itmir.ln.-T
M T. su
ttlllTet'l Kid. r
Jlnimr Work, a burclar
t..hr 1 ritzjan.es
MIm 22.214.171.124 tsO.MniJ
Nora M.rk ..
Mra UuariN . .
rand is as fol-
i:.s.ri w. Ml.. i
. .Iim.ind Klloti
. ... VV'm. IVv.re
... ."hal. l.oi II
. Ilirry Maxwell
.Thei. J IUe-on
. ...Hurry li. .re
.. il!bert illrnr.l
...lea llul. hlrs
... .tairry H'-anie
....Hills it :i-ard
....Koun.s I 'urine
. ..IVi J Jtalev
.T Henry S.iner
..TIh. J. ;i..-..-n
Ad latde Nye
tallle KeTlWI k
Manarrr Carrn will hav-.' at his lious
this week, liecini ing this afternoon. "The
P.laek Pattl Trout) i.louts " Black lattl ii '
eonsldercl to be the b. -.-t-vidce I female of!
her race, who clnss 1-otb cram! and conic j
opera selections during tne iirocrs.s ot ino
pirformanro. She is supported by a com
pany of thirty people. The dlvcrtisment
IS UlOUt-li Oil.., llll Ol'CIlO.k. -n.w UHiCU V
i ai'' j;im w a.a5--uai y a-uiix. a.
' s. rOK.-nt..
aflaPBaHK ? 7 -J-Wk. ' f
yHKi ' l.'Jn! I
BHe 7 " vt?'J I
1 ' " : gr 'i
'is. . igV:.
is p. r- -i. n - I v.-lioiniio i- It is
io follow As ,i rile. lli i.ul.llo .!. not
- 1... -Ml. f ;i NV!!,.-rso.-V -l ,.ff.,n l,e-
l.iriRS to the ".S.iph.." s.H,i , wu, ;,n
I.roo.-iMiii). i.irn tills truth at Ki.Jt -t-p.
nse. Seine of thin jxiiriK i:n(c:iliwoiii:iti's
arllest ,inl l.i Ain.-rl..tii fri. mis vvetw
St LoiiKins. who i,,i tliitt h-r futiin- hi"
Uen iol..l l,v the pi-'s. tit notoriety of
tlie lMiidrt-1 ileh .Irima Jliss .Murlou.i.
.Miss A.hinis ami :i J-n oili.-rs of the si- of
Ml N.lli. rsol. have pr.H-. nh I to pini-rM
on oonv. ntii.ii..! lln.s. Tills vu.Mosy v.ill )-
I. rmai.rnt. The Knslih wrtrcss will. In nil
lllo-llri.WHl. Jmil ;, .ill!, r. tlee In slr,-e,Mni;
S-.O.HIIS The Last fali.-.ti. -il MipiM.rters of
tt.e ti.-or- of .i r.-soi,:,i,v , ,.;.n m:iko
must ,.. f..r ullirii.H.- failure for all
yV7 The r.-1'.ru of .Mr. ;ui. Mr Keud.i! r
Y '!' the f-t'-' tlml tli- inti.f.i.-:ii.n l tl.ii
S Li'tv of "Th. S ,-n, jlr- T.m.ueni" w is
hurt rill to h-r i. -'ii.m Ix-fore tin- Alie':i.-.-.ii
,.. .pl.-. Air K. ii.fal i.'.cl h p .e.-or.ui .lo
in. s It- were mi: It t.ilk.-l ulpo.it and mu.
pr.dK.".- to tie- lid. In.l. .si. that she v.as
r. c.tnl.it the nr-t of all l.nlles of th.
-I ..re. II. r l.itKo ami -mux ntly r.-si.s-t.il.l.
folloulni; rfi-eive.I .put.- sho k v.h.-n .Mm
K.-n.!:il piny, .! i'.nila T:iii.U ray. W'h.-th.r
.r not th" r.iover is iiniitO-tu. will lr
shown hy tho season's ytjUmciit of i.--
J'wph Fhe. Ii.in of the Castle Snuare Com-
.- ,i-i panv will not yliiK in St. louls this week,
ir. ike hl reappearance in "Trovatore " After lh.it Mr.
tL'T 1 . .-i"-
vr7 --, i s
-1 .- g, -AijjsLig ftAlvV'
Walter Hate, who ii one of the everal
I-a.line; men In the Kh"on company, is tl o
hu"banI of lj..uls,- Closs.-r. who wa for a
s. .win a iiti-mr-tr of .Mr. Cuinp. rtz's stock
ronii.ny on I'lne str.'et. I-it. r. Miss Clo-a.-r
h id an Important pla o lit the reason mri
.';l' I- 1 by Malcolm V. lIlia:r.H and Cin-tuvo
XVeinberg at ChriK'-- "ae. In a recent Ii t-t-
r to a friend In St. laiiils she said that
h r I.isr stage uppearam.-s wore those at
t'le C-ive "I hae b. en to .e no iiiatin
crr. I have twin little to the theater In
d. mI. I'm Jit"! a married woman, learning
how to boil coffee and that It Is not wise l.
I. ave tomatoes standing In the can (see I.i
dlrs' Home Jouri al for lcoembcr." It is
poswjhle that Mis ('loss, r may return to
the st ice. Mr. Hulo. who l remembered
here, for inunv capital Impersonations, was.
last hern with Mr. Crane.
" tll.-iek She. p." one of th" best thlnci
over v.ritt.n by Mr. Hoyt, will come bark
to St. laoils tn-ilaj Willi mi IV Vore who
treated the amusing part of the Arizona
euintr- .sifter, is In the cast. Nearly all
of the others ar- new. The barkeeper in
this farce was formerly plived tiv Hilly
alii.-k. now had. Mai k was a long, thin
Imbed, he died a consumptive. Once, nieet-
you're too delicate to be careless
Is full of the sort of fun peculiar to colored
peopl. . including th. cak walk. :i a mat
ter of .ourse. Ntxt week Manager (Lifn
will have anotlier nieiodratna in "The Sor
rows of Satan." which will bu presented
hire for the tirst time.
Ilarrv llrunt's "Australian Hiirb-squers"
will hold tin Isi.irds at the Standard The
at.r far one week beclunluc this .if tor
noon Iii'iih ntal to Ihe burlesqu.. many
ntert.ittihti: s i.iltl.s will In- Introduced
I'rttt music, acrobatic act. xprt dan
. Ins and ,ratid chorus-.s will Iw. libT-dly
dlsiribii;.. I during the performance. Th"
comedy .ml of the pruKrammo is w.II taken
i.ir- of by such nini.iU.iiio as Ilnrry C
i:rani an.l a l-cxj of pr tty KirN. Hrand
tww lostum. -. i.ery and electrical ffects
One of the most interesting performances
of tli" present season will be clven at the
Odeon Thursday evenlni;, .M-ireli 1J. when
Kl-.i Kupi;er. Velllstv; Alixandr.: Pelsch
nikoff. violinist. Mark HanibourK. pi.tnlst.
ami Aime J-iehaumf. aeeompanlste, will
give a concert, the programme of which
will bo iimde up of Hil,, and eneml.le work.
Mi's HueKKer will be remembered as tha
soloist of a recent Choral-Symphony con
i.Tt. and IvtMhriikoff as the violinist h.ard
at tho first Aj olio flub concert. Ham
bourg. a priat pianist, has nevir l-een h.-an'
liero before. Uf has pla.vod live times with
tlie Ho-ton Symphony iirch. stra this sea
son and with the New Yotk Ptiilharmntilc
SiH'let. the Chiesiso Onhestra ar.d other
Kasttrn musical orR.mlzatlons,
Jlrs. I-uada C"o!e. the harpist. ;ne ,-,
lmrp reehal at the lioynl Tribe riul, iio,m ,
at Se,I.di.t last Tuesday tveniin; I lor pro
gramme v.as vart-d and choMi with x
eellent tafte. The St. Louis artiste was e.
teived most cordially, and arojs.d no small
inihuslasm ,y her mj!.,,.rlj. PiainK of one
of the most dlflicuit instruments.
Tho next entertainment given by Mr.
rttlV F.ini?te.. riryA V..-. ...., ...
--.- ...j ""; .." 1'ui'iia win occur
Tne1.iv eveniwc T-sKt,.- - - ... -.
..... . . t..-. ..,.. , m me i our. i
..twiM. i-..i.k.fc uca.vxk a. XVaUaiQfiUI fia 1
Kroat Interest has l,ie, pr. parol, consisting
of four one-act plays. The pathos and pas
sion lcp'.-t,-,i in ii,,, nrst play. "Norah."
r. iider It a-i sironi; and Int. ns- as the in i
J"rltv of .liani.is. .,stn an . ntln i-xi-ntnte.
The s.H-oiid. -Th" Marld- Arch." Is .1. verly
orivtrii. t.d and wlttv in dl ilo-.i. . "CI. .:
!'" Caviller" l ., .Ii. inning Utile oin"il
dt.tliii: wiih an ..j.i-vmI- of the time ,,f
"harl.s I The ton. lu-liiu: play l a far";.
"Too .Much for Cood Nature" Tho fol
low Ins pupils will ai.pear. Miss VVlnfr-d
H'lm..n. Mis. Ilarrv Hall. Miss Kttti V.
'nun. r. Mrs Martha A Hess, .Miss M-ir-
Klllll Sh-llllloll. Mis I All. Colllss.ui. .Miss
l-ivlnia Thomas .Mers. Harry M. Cowl.y.
Arthur I'm... 1'r.derl.k 11. hike. lIow..r.l
Shull and W A I'ra.g.r.
Plreolor V. IPs Him! will b-t hird In the
f'.llowliiic "r.-.i.st" programme this afl-r-ii.s.ii
al the iilymid.- Tle-at-r-
.Vlar.a, -pt. i.a.tJiH iha Haln.-r
it.nur- i:a..i..rTe laiolg
Vntert W-tlt lliii. l-trtutje StraU".
.Irand ISe... (, n Tani.ua. r . VVaenw
a V.tle i . Taeluvetoraril
.!. Tl- tai. Wiih The iM-it-atr Vlr
!. f..r Tlw.ni.o. Ame
Mis-. N--lle Y li. l're
ilrnsfr.in Ai.lj. V.r-tl
Mill Tli I'ii. m tie IX. a Mi.Fa.lM
l"-s.ni.l!e Xla-l i Mi,nK m Ihe Br..
SlS . .i.k M.nliiK aaver The 1.--;
S- n.-s fr .in Wane M.r-v
Vrtliur Iaew.r. Ae...r,;iiit.
etr and Mrs K. tidal have not !een In
tid .'..unity in ih,. y.ars Tie- rcuom j.-lven
for Heir long nlw.. n Is that U.-j hav not
len able to tlnd a lJuy will, h thev thoiiKht
go.. I .tmiqli t sustain the hlkr'i r-putation
thev had mad" In their previ-.'js visits.
"Th. Klder Mi-s Hlo-ss.im" vvas written
lesj'l'illy for th" lv:i.!als and atfonis .-.pial
opiHirtiinitie-: t lK.th. This has always be. n
an lnlisi'tish!c .-onditlo-i to them m tho
s.-I.-otlor. of a pl.tv. :ind no by no means
.ihj to eomimss. Mr K ndal piavs u soleti
Mhc poier, who K'ts ids love affairs r,to
a mini lie by propositi it mirringe to th
vtrong voinaii bv a otiri -us mistake, whi. h
com. shear to bringing ntiut the wt.s king
of tho happiness of "Tlie i.!br Mh-s Jtlos
s.m " the lady to w Iiom to.- nustakiii pro-
e.s;, o. me, and wlM lovs an.l H.ls-pts the
r.r..;i.s. r Mr. K. ixl.il plays ihe . xplorerand
Mr- L. tidal hc title role The r.'. s ar
aid to suit Uiem latter thi.n :uiv th have
ev.r pr.s, nt.il h re. Tie tomp.iny is th.
original one from !ain.i"t. and tie s a .
nvlronmetit Is most .-'at-' rat- 'it.- i iv ..f
ch.ira. 'it. hi "Tiie Kid. r Miss H'os-om" is
Vndr.v. y.il. k f It. S . Mr. Ketvlat
. brlst'ilwr IU..is..ri. a. v ssittrv i -ill' mi-
Mr Ath.il K.d-
MaJ.ir TwentvnwiH . ... Mr Frank t-eiton
Iti-wrend Vrlhur latn-r.ft Mr Itndce liar-fins
Tvrll Ji.e. of th" "ltiBible.ai .tuaril-
lan" Mr It -awv Kl.i-.imS
Withers va! to Andrv -nlrk ilr I'. I" Ames
W.lls. .aretaher at link's .handlers . .
. . Mr. i: 1' t'elaen
Serhia Rlof-eora. chfUttpher's daughter .
1 . Mls. Xell.e l'mip('.
Ir XVV.I- Mira .xurr Kills., k
iv-rr. nwld at the IU.Mtv.-ns'
. .. . Mrs A It. Tap-4nr
Iicr.al.y llloss.dn ... XI-. Ken la.1
lYain'ls WiKon follows t. Kondats at the
Olympi. Thealer with his sttin- o;era. "Cy
rano do H.rpirie." I'iianges. of ourse. 1....1
to 1- mu!.'. and th" prim Ipal on, occurs
In th" third act Th" ti ony sc.-,e Is in
tills n.-t. and si ! the bittle mit. with
I.icinn aetine; as I'liuiml'sir',' Ceter.-.I
Mdton and Polly Nobb.s. who hive not
b'.n s. en in this city for some time, will Ix.
the headlln. r at the Columbia .-, week
from to-dav ir. a new- sk t ii called "Whv
Y.'alkr It-form. d." Another stronc rani
will l- the Muuliere sisters, tlie only kuly
loir I'rformers in the wor'.I.
Tlio opnortunlty of vlewiiir Nrael Z.n
wlll's pn.v. "Thr I'htldriii ..f ilie Ch.-fo."
lotnea tn-nii'ht al the I'.ntury Theat..'.
whir- pra.-Ically the oriRli.at ens- will
pr. m th'.i mu. h-.vlvertl-f .1 dnim-i. Mr.
Wilton l.ackac l still at the h.ad of the
orcar.ization Tho plav d"as with the
Jewish quarter of linden, ainl bears lari;--1
iisn certain religious ustoms that are
not now in priotio. but whl. h were Pi
vok-ue In the early pirt of the century.
M inv- of the bet thinkers amonc the He
brews have rontrihut..! no small amount
of praise to Mt. Xnncwlll'.-i first dri
inatli -ffort Th- foil wins are the
important members of the cast: vVil
ton I-ickayo. Cuy lutes Post. YiIli..m
Norris. Adolpl:.- I.estina. Morris XVricht,
Ous Krankel. Km!! IPmIi. John A. Hol
land, Fred Lotto. Ilarrv II inlor. itus C
vv elnlK rr. I'hin.as Ia-arh. M-ur!ee Kvan
J .Martine AUU.r. Henry o.lar. .I..en Hoi-'
land. O'Fred. ri-k Huffman. Ii. rbert Moore.
.Master Hot hemic I. w. Wattow. -. ,
lt.ed. V. A. l.iwrenee. I tlns-nberg. 15.
Hrtnian. H. S.-hiiltz. H. Hl-il,. rg. S. ilr-ik-min.
Jlme. Cttrellv. Ada Curry. lauuse
Maldener. Ada I)7.-.ver. Liur.i Almosnlno
Ziile !.ieiirt. Alice Kvan-. .Mabel Tall
ferru. Mrs. Hradfnrd. Katherine Hives. n
neito Franl-.el. .Mrs. Preston. Ibc-abcl Mor
rison on., of the funiest farres the stock com
piny at Hopkins'.s k rvor tried begins
n wiek's run at that lions., thu afternoon.
It is "Mv Friend Front India." which was
taken o(T i.. n.Jd only a. hm-t time ago.
after a I.irn: msl siu-li-ssfui ln Tri farc(.
tells the st-rv of a rlth K in.a- city mer
chant. Who KC-.s In tor New York "ei :y.
His son is dctot.d to sp..rt. and. after "a
hilarious night, awakes to tind a tranee
man in his h.d. He palm the stranger off
as his friend. th tlieosophlst fronl India,
and hid. s the nib-god .MahatmaV clothes.
Tho latter gets himself generally mixed up
and an uproarious time follows The fane
bos nev.r b. en played by a stock coniciny
nor it "'.ntliiiiotis" prlc-j Miss I-alie)
lcsson. the n.w leading Indy. who U al-I
ready n established favorite, will hav a
stroig iu.rt '.I- Maurice Free man and the
other tnemlwrs of the stock uro ndeeiuatoiy
cist. A dramntlzxl v. rsion of Hall Cable's
.vihinignt Sun win I,., given next
Colonel Hopkins's produ.tlon of
Vadls" en,.. ..M m (,! ago to-day
four weeks' run. after vvislih it
No leading woman in this citv since thn
Iniugiiratlon of stock eo-rpanies. three
yours ago. lnd more friends than Victory
Rait man. Her ieapivar nice at Hopkins's
this afternoon will then fore Iw an event
looked forward to bv Ihousmds. It
Is Miss Hateman's Urst npt-arance
in vaudeville. In fact. h r debut She .,n,j
her l.il-nli-1 huslsind. Harry Mestaer.
will pr.sent "Sweetlie-iris." one of the
prettiest vaudeville sketcbi s ever wrltt.n.
Among the other vaudeville feature: on the
bill are the I; isii-.os, novelty acrobats; Kel
ly and Violet to. the tramp and the s0u-
brette, Amfta. the dancer, and Julia Kalt
brum. with illiistrat.d songs.
Adelaide Herrmann, widow of tho greit
H.rrm.i'in. c unos to the Columbia Thealer
this afternoon for a wk's . tigagem.-ut.
She has an elalnratelv j.rerirnl I. ger,
maln a. t. call- d "A Night in Japan " Since
her lat visit hero Mine Herrmann has
added a Milking xample of "palming to
h-r long list of illusions. She materializes
three Lillian! balls from thin air. making
lb. m come an.l go at pleasure. SMe does
this with her a:ms stripp.il to the elbows.
The Kiinore Sisfrs. lately returned from
the London mL-lc halls, have an Irish
c nnslv -ketch .ntltl.d "The Dlngerous
Mrs ii, luney." It was wrltt.-n for tliem by
Oeorge M. Ch in. Jennie Wetmore and four
assistants, whom d.e carries with her. will
produce a rural Ncv Knuland sketch writ
tin down from th" throe-act com !y. "unt
J. rush. " Johnnie Carroll comes Kick to
tho Columbia aldie. As a comic sing, r ho
has few munis. Klisworth ..nd Hurt will
ofTor a little farce, which b. ars tho name
"Iiomiftio Pets" Dick and Maude (Jar
nelll havo a fresh comedy creation, and
Klastic P.uscatel will do aerial pnturing
an.l cottortion work, .xtasttr Lejri-s tirimm.
the latest Juvenile wonder, promises an
amusing monologue nnd some nw- songs.
The other people oil the bin are: Zanfrella
and Asgley, acrobats; Smith and Cros.
talking comedians, 'arroll and Ilyland.
sketehers; CarKr and Young, musicians,
nnd the Kinodrotne.
VKs "H K.HU'lls
or Tin: vr.iiJi:.
Mary Tudar" Is to be the title of the
dramatlz-itioti of "Win n Knightliood Was
In Flower." that Henry I'liy C.'H. ton has
made for Julia Marlowe.
An avalanche of "Saphos" is threatened,
and among tho-e who will ari'ar In one of
the miry versions In a territory not ex
plotted by Miss Xc'hen-eilc. is th- "Sapho"
of tudle .Martlnot. of "Turtle" fame.
K. S. Wlllard Is eomlng back to this coun
try In the autumn. Mr. Charles Frohman
who will direct his tour, has bought the
rights to ono of Sydney Grundv'a new- ninu.
-A-iUca lias not yet, bixa camtwi. It. J t ixj-i
pr.rlucei In Iondon first by George Alexan
der. A bright liltl" lyric from "Droadway to
Toklo" ts tin- rdlow-Inc:
Tin' laiti'lnrn I.lly.
A languorous laly 1-vd a t:use
Alas' the Ii.vl.rfn IJ1'
A U.e.e that klss"l tin- llreeze trat lw-
Vlas th- lei-lsirii lalv
Tt.e IJIy rn-Mst. Ill at eare.
A1.-1 said. ""Tia only l.l-- to t"neM
lint Mill the II.. arei-xil m- llti-
Alw: the luvhati Ulrt
"fwive rs,' love me"
The laly !s-il In vain;
"Imi- lne love me"'
W.a e.er lt tfraln.
I'.nt tl.e Ito-e iM. linkly IjM-c.
As tie. llr.-ere wnt w.stw-ard ra.-hlcg.
I .. aild only l..v-n yuu. IJIy. till tnr ilritas
evni' back aalnf
The IJIv tI IVjc.t-m-rt.
Alasi the liveloen IJIy!
!" et-m-nr.t lie. v.1!-! lti swcr.t.
Aim' ttw lielnm Ulj !
I'.int. t-na-n.it id. Jear r.er. taeaa
l. set th.- IJIy heart at ISO'"'
J he it .-- fir mbiwt klsM Ihe We
Ata' th- liu'vi 1JV
i ,,- s,Jm.nr rrmin th- Jtr aes din.
Alas' the lotekan Jllj "
The lue mis Now. .hwr. I- my ll-5e.
Alas- IS- ln.l.rii IJIy:
Itu' -r tlie mu -belli, wealed that day
"am- from trwi West m 4.irni ! SIt.J"
And blew th- fl- kie He away
Ala-: th tov-iern IJIy"
Men!" Oslsirn. who returned from Krg
land with "The Hell- of N'ew" York" coia
pany. Inn been engagetl by Char!e Froh
nian to snoieed Jos. phlao Hall In "Tho liirj
WilHani Faversharn. leading man of Mrv,
Frohmau's Km: In- Company, may bo e.dle.1
igHin to should, r arms and go to the Trans
vtcal to tight for his tju.H-n. Mr. Paversham
Is an KiiBiisiim.'n. and at the outbreak ot
tbe war he S'-nt his name to the iiimtruuidei
of his old nslnimt. assuring hnn tft if l:i
was rie-dod lie would lie r. ady for servioo
at once. Mr. I'avorsnam's naino was piacej
o:t trie list, and lie may be tailed to go.
Klear.or luse s.-. ins to have re.overe.t
from lar tM-.-'.et. h. an ftom whi. h shi lia-i
l.ii suffering, for -! Is .ont.-inid mug a
t.ur of tbe t'nited Stitl's. under the diretv
tion .f Ltebb r a::.l i i.mpa.iy.
Oeorse Ibdland ar.l Ann i llo-.d. the latter
rem. tiilwre.i all o,.r thb .nuntry as lead
ing lla-ht in the "Nacy Hanks" and "A
Straws;, r In N.-w x..rk." Imve decMe.i ta
inter van.!. -villi together.
Viola Tri". P.'1-rbohm Tree's eldest
dmsbier. has jn-r rr. ide her first appir-
awe on the I.'i:idon staite. Sin is not yei
IS y. :.rs old.
Luey I'alv !s one of iw prInoipl plav-ra
in Ward and V.il.es'a farce review. "Tho
The Japanese drama, will be Introf!'iCd In
Am ri. a l a troupe from the national
theater a, Toki". Tlwv are storiiilng on
th.'. shot.s en their v:-y lo th- 1'arii Es
Arm Kva Fav. iho rlalrvoyant. has
laihr.s up vcr-vm-l; om o m.r. at Indtxn
ap .lis. It Is. sal taal she of!, rs an entirely:
in w i-nl-rt iIiim.iiu.
Pi-rby made his "iiintinu.MMi'
I'ulaco. N'V. Yoik. II.' lias :i
d-hut at th-l
witty mono- y
l.igt-.e of twtnly mlnulos' duration.
XIr I'liarles Pruhiaar.' In.in company
will visit New York, appeiiriiig in "M"
Iaught-r-ln-I.ivr " The ...mpauy will ln
. ludo Sevmi'ur H'ek". KHallne Torrls. Her
bert St indlns. ard Finry Ilrough.
lEnltson atnl Crane may get tngetlier tie.x!
season and mal-o a starring tour in "Tho
Henti.-tto "" Nilther of them has bad par
ticulir siircoss with hts play thhs seiison.
A l.-rge tuieilaT of Knglrsh and FrencJs
dramatic ..uthe.rs will Is- applied to by Mr.
A. M Iilmcr for t1ivs for Urchard Man.
Ibid. Tho veteran m-Miatrer will go to Eu
r.(w !: April hlms.-'f to look over the field,
S. P'len philips. Kmile Mnri-a.il. Herman
M. rival.- ami oth s have pi iys m pregTesj
vThlch rn.iv iw bought.
Annis lEossolI and Mart- Matinoring ara
the two actresses r-tost prominently men
tioroil as tho ones win. will bo selected r,y
I'harles Frohman for t1 star rol- in tho
dramatization of "Janice Mtrodtth."
Hurr JIc!nto-!i. th- actor, who was seen
hero with Nat Coidwln. brought suit sotr.i
tini" U-ick to re'ov. r damages from Man
E -s Henry c. Miner and Joseph Hrooks
on account of a starring tour planucd for
tho ers'while war is-rresj.or.dent .which
came to an abrupt end. He lost his caso
when it crtiii.. up for lin ii hearing last week.
Pavi.I Holaseo N :..,w- in Washington tr
cons-ult v.ith tlie Jap ineso trouters ar.ent
ids .Ir.imallzatli.il of J o.n Luther Young's
story of Japanese Pft. ".Mananre Hutterfly."
Miss Hbineho Hat. s Is mentioned as "tha
star in the t.ow play.
Here i a strange announcement. May
tets.oi has Is en ongag.il to play tho Ie-ad-ing
pirt in the W. lw-r and Fields burl. s.1Ui
of "S-ifl.o. In ord. r that Mir, IJHttn litis,
sell. C'e prima .b.npa r Ih- .-..mi any. may
not fe. I sllghte.!. she will bo allowed tin
rfe as S.iph.. ir rath, r S-iridio-ln tlu
tirst a. t nisi sing a song on Mis Nether
sole's i.ilestal When the real work of tho
burlesque Ixgir-.s Miss HuKsell will ro'lre hi
favor .f Miss llobsoii.
Hols-rt Talwr ox-husband of Julia Mar
lowe h. s associited with him In tho cast
o. Kianam oi i i iverhoii-o" at tho l-auidoii
Ad. Iphi A. VV Mnckint .:i. ii character ac
tor of urn amnion skill, who will appear ni
J-imo-- II mid other imminent pliyers, be
sides Miss l,na Ashwell. wiv.o name Jj.13
alr.-aiiv b. on annoiiiic.il.
Otis Skinner will innko a new dramatlz-i-tion
of HoLctt I. nils Stevenson's ctnry
"Priieo Otto. Mr Skinner's wife. Maud
Durban, will bo in tho i-ast.
i..eorge v.". Le,leter. who trained Kdni.
Max and othi r stage souhrettos. has. leased
the Sliaftsluiry Theater in London for one.
year, beginning in April.
"Tho Countess I'hlffon." the new play
heralded with so much flourish f trumpets
h is not bun n iiovw and will Is. replaced
bv that old card ".Mile Fin i,y ;.tr. Willlaia
ProKibly the rieh-st woman, at least she,
who has made more money out of her pro-
l.s-oij ami siveil 11 l.io. is Iita. Miss
Charlotte M. i'rab:reo. as sh is railed In
private life la.tta lives ,-,t .Mount Arlington.
N. J., on tho In. onto of a million nnd a half
dollars. w,II inv.sttd in New York real es
tate. Christie MaePonald. who wis seen hern
not long ago at the Century, his- joined the.
cuniihiny now- ptajing "The Princess Chic"
There is some talk alxjut engaging Oraci
Thorne-Coulte r. wife of Fraz.-r Coulter, whr.
was hire a week ago with ".-porting Life"
at th. ivntury. as leading woman for Mrs.
I-ingtry to sneeee.1 Ki,.Hnr .Morettl. who
is to appear in "Hearts Are Trumps."
"Whoso flaby Are Your Is tho ttniquo
title of a new- three-act farce, written by
Mark 1. Swiin. nutli-r of that lupular
com.-d.v. "Hrown's In Town." A misplaced
baby is the innocent theme of the new
farce. It will be produced ,-arlv next sea
son by a will-known company of fun-makers.
Florence Hockwtll. the St. Lends actress
Is stutrt Itobson's lending lady this season,
appearing in "Oliver Coldsmith." the new
comi-dy written for the comedian by Augus
tus ThomaH. Miss Kuokwell w-.ia probablv
tho younge-st Julia the staise ha ever
known. She played the part wl.h Thomas
W. Ki-ene when she was only II je.irs of
age. From Mr. Keene Miss, Hockwell went
with Mr. James ty.Veill. and in Itobson'j
play she is last as .Mary Jlorneck.
-Mr. ar.d Mr-. Kendal have been strancers.
to St. lands fir several sea-ons. Whether
her appearance a i.lui- Tanquerav and
the obj.i-tlon following It has had anything
to do with .Mrs Kendal'-, failure to so0nor
return is not clear Certain it is that oth-r
Plays. sinc,. presented, havo made Tan
qui ray and th like .-i;.i..,r ,,j ,.e tlt
moral stripe, in tnis conn, ciion it Is worth
noting that it Is dim ult to nn.I"r-t.iiiJ why
"Zaza" and "S.ipho" should lie sot upon
by tho police for a similar reason.
"Zaza" Is mo much cleaner than "Sapho."
and so clearly moral In lpj teachings whera
"Sapho" is not. that tho kindred i-iLsfor-
tunen of tio two are, not. q.ulto clcax tfi