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(From Our New York Drfttnntle Corrc
spomlent.) FltANIC DANIELS nnd Louis
Mnnn worti the stars In the
lutciit productions thnt the
dramatic fates steered before
Inn gales of Now York eiit(eI9m. THo
rraft on which tlic versatile comedians
lire Journeying hnVe wentheiod the.
lpnppst,s that nhvnyu - itMHall nowly
launrtiea siaKo craft, iiltliouuli uiulc
lilahlo .wealinpxsoH exist In their un1fr
hodlpa as well us BuitcratruutureK. I
lfpr to tlio rnift, not tlio fmnc(llnui.
nolh the -iluy lire tnutilrnl comodlps
with tuneful ponna, protty rIMh und
imichtuKs of color. Alimii Ih nt tlio
CttHlno, und hlH piny Ih "Tlio Wlillp
Ilpn,'' willirn uiul rpwiltten by Uorierlr'
Iiiflfld, tiiuslc by OiiHtuvc Keiker mid
Ij'Hps by Rmlcrlc Ponllcld und Paul
' Louis Mann'c Role.
Thcro Is far, lews to tile idol of "Tlio
Vlilto Illi" tlmii tliprj Is to tli uVfif
titto muBlcal crtniPdy, and Its illaplui
noiis nntui-a can be liiirtfjlnpd, Mnnn
1)1 tys the role of Honsdo Rllndpr. pro
prlelpp of the wMiite Hen, u lintel In
the Ausliluii Tyro), und his nanic
would well liaVe -vn Hlund'nr, IIpiisIc
Itofis to Vienna t6 see the filsrlitn. Ilo
gpts htb on aiKiuni'iit wIDi an uio
lliobll and Ilnlshea ;i lotor. There
upon' ho consiittM a lawyer, ono (Orlch
WoliJs',(well played by lt,, 1Im) und
niilsliev'i stljl morP a Iospi-. Aftnr the
inwyo.tous ucisro how, inuch It will
,o'i'.lilni,,to hup the iiutomiilillp owiu'i
TIIKtwb southern Peibles to be
run ay New- Orleans uro now
ul,(raetliKf the attention of
M. ' horsenien throughout tho i
United iStatcs. The nisi of these, tho
City' Park I)Biby,,ls to be decided on
March JC, 'and the other, the descent
filty'Derby,.oi) jyiuch l!D, With fll
000 nuurnntp.ed in tho former inco und
$S,000 adde'd In Jho .latter event: they
will tin lh mnkl viiliiiil.1i. fltii....i ........
before devldd lli the south, -therefore
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tli pofforiniinces of dnv'ot the leading
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candl(lates lira noted with n'gie.tt ijeiil.
Recently -It looked'as though, both
Derbies would Im ai the mercy of' R'ur
law & O'Nell'H tlio nld, .lmlgtt I'o.st
and Sir Toddlhgtoii. Tlien ennui tho
brilliant peifoimuuce of -,larni-:t Mc
cormick's Tllelng In the MeiclmntH'
handlcup at ono mile, In which I lie son
of HuHllngH und Futile delVatcd a good
field easily, with, however, only a.
feather" of nhinty-llve poundu uu his
liacltj plover as this performance was,
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vrF;ezy ualk ot- the Sporting " World Racing
"MYSTERIOUS BILLY" SMITH, ONCE FAMOUS WELTERWEIGHT,
WHO RETURNS -TO THE RING! "j
"Myfciius Billy" Smith la coming out on tho -(rail bneonWrp, ThlR MhJfty
lUer of. years past, temptqd by tho tnJIOof bg purse'niriueri at Kevodn niln
Ihf .towns, thinks tho publla will hand out good poln'to'f'?')ln. right. Jlo has
amluUd a.Siovrae mporlum in rordandtlrQ.ituvintf'the'iastew years.
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VwMM i Sxffiww rMm. mmSSBSWSSaa fUPB;
HpiisiIo nslis, "llow much am I out If
I win thh cneo?"
llenslo linn (-till unotlier shock, H
becomes oiiniiioi'cd of the (jay youtiB
assistant of Attorney Weiss, n petite
brunette limned Una .Soniner, eHcellent
ly played by alluring Lotta Paust. He
foro he sets bis wish of inaii-ylnK Ibui
and rviiij- Mnipplly ever after, as "no
man led coilplo'ever dons, Ilenlp Is
convinced by Altoinoy Wclis. who also
runs u tnatrhnonlal bureau, that ho has
mill lied two .on threo oilier Women.
1'ow men would recover alter hearlns
news like this, but Ilehsle Is no ordi
nary tiinrtal he Is a hotel keeper and
the uuy In which ho ots ild of tbn
supposed itddltlonnl wives la refrch
liur lo every mauled ninn In the aud'l
ence. r.niilrt Mann's character sketch of
Hcnsle Is one of llje best things ho ban
ever done. At times he puis the au
dience Into utmost uncoiiiroiiniiio
Lola Fnilst and Louiso Gunning.
TVo of'thf chief feat ui os of the pro
illictlun itre Lotta Fimul and I.outso
UunnliiK, tlio Intter tdnyliiK the llKht-
U w-na nowhere as rod aa that of aild
in tho Inlllal handicap at City Talk,
Uer. 10, In which the then two-year-old
picked up 10r pounds, conceded big
weight by tho slate and heat a Held
of Hie best horses In training over thu
fcn far C.lld, iilelng (ihd Judge l'ost,
Htuud nit In the light Us tho best Derby
types locaU'l nf New Orlefins, lilld mid
Tllolug 4'spefliilly mi- lypeu for euily
imiujr Mllll-Min. JlieyillO Dig, milSCU
i lur u.Iih Urn) can curiv weight an Im
demy cilniesls. They uio big, nmscu
piii'tiint conslder.iilon nvifii mile mid
u fin long ni' a mllo nnd a iuarler
jl)urnpyr tlio hit lei- being the dlslunce
nf the City Paik race, ho enily In tho
Another promising enndldiilc, us
Judged' by IiIh two-year-old form, In
Mr. Coiiigiln's t'lnniitiv by his Im
ported holiii, I'Unudes. Last iiniuinei
(it Latoiilii I'liinille, Which was tlfen u
leggy, undeveloped youngster1, gavo
every evidence lh.it h inlclil mow lulu
I pjotiy.ni'iiriy a Hist class horse. With
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rf 1? A M OF TC t. ATT FVC r V MIT P ; - . &,. M rUUrrr, IP
womo nlo of I'epl Oloeckuer, a much
,Huulit after llluinltiunt of thy eom
puny, nupposed to bo playing at tlio
HurKfltriUHc theater, Vienna.
Iloth Jtlss Katint and Miss GunnlnJ;
stiiK engagingly and spioad their ro
Bpeetlvuly attractive presenCei bounto
oilsiy about the stage.
The sotting of the second and last
act was, especially attractive, showing
a scene (n the Tyrolean Alps, outsldo
Urn White Hen.
"Captain Jinks" Revived.
Klhel H.irrynioiff ban icvl'ved her tlrst
starring success. "Captain Jlnkw." "t
the ICtnplre theater, recently vacated
by rillen Terry and her London com'-
tho grovth nnd tilling out that have
come since then bo may prow n. hard
nut to crack hi tho City Park event.
L. A, Cella's Cnnvlllo and Chlnii &.
Poisythe's Montgoniery, which, nro be
ing ti allied In Memphis, mo probably
the cla'ss of tho Qui by material, nnd
ono or another of these may upset tho
traditions of the. i.'iescent City Derby,
which has rarely beoil won by n Mem
phis (mined horse, and enpturo tho
A Sport Yarn From Boston.
A member or tho lloslnn Athletic as
soclullou is Known by the. wijter to bo
a very 'conceited Individual, and pal--
iii'iiiauy so as cnncnins his ability to
shoot. He has imil uiiusuttl succes.i In
limiting Miull and lingo game, und lo
is always uuslous to tell everybody and
anybody about hb great sk.111, his ex
pensive guiiM, how niany stales ho ha.s
hiintnd In and nlso Is ho fieo Willi ud
Vlco to others, Ho knows mnro about
(lulling (uall tljnn any polnler dog or
setter (but ever nosed his wny thuaigh
a sinblile Held, jlo cap see a gruy fox
u mile uiT tinder a toclc heap on the
K.iily In tho winter soinn associates
of Mi. llo.islor Invited him to a shoot
ing box on the AHanllo coast. Where
ducks pud goc.se (locked In largo, uuiu
bels. Of loilrse ho would go, oven If
he was Ihft only one of (ho party that
could kill a duck In full (light
Ills friends slyly got hold of Mr.
jioustpra supply of shells on his ur
llval til the Held ot execution, and ex
truding (ho leaden pellets from theni.
filled (hem with sand. Llko most ex
lii'ilenccd gunnels they often rclllled
their own shells, mid so (hey had all
(bo necessaiy Implements at hand for
doing a Job (hat would defy tho mln
u(i;s( externul Inspection, Thev sat In
ino uieuu east wind coming in over
Chesapoako bay, ill. 1st n paily of live
hunlmiHMi, Knur were killing ducks
light niid left and overhead as occa
sion presente'd. One wan killing noth
ing but tho air, and lils chances of sal
Nation litfreaftftr. Likewise, ho was
wondotlng what on earl li. possessed tho
powder In his shells that It should
ciotul anil smear tho brightly polished
Interiors nt ils gun barrels.
On the way down o tlio river he had
regaled his friends with accountn nf a
wpok's hunting on tlio Hirwnneo river.
In Florida, whoio ho killed, bo paid,
nlnety-elglit wild turkeys In threo
dayfl an,d a morning.
Ho tried to borrow howo shells of his
ft lends., hoping to changa hlo luck.
"Jluh," said thpy, "only a cheap sport
would blamo It on tho shells. Wo hl.vo
enough only for OMiselves. Wo cuti't
pso npy of yours In exDhnnge, for (hoy
aro loaded too honvlly for our light
guns, as you n,yo' often told us."
Adding 'Insult to Injury,
"Uy tho way," ono of Jho conspirators
uskoil. ufli'i- Mr. Ikiiiktni-'u ti.iiii, ...,
vkucutivo ina, "did some, one hold your
SATURDAY,, .MARCH 9, 1007.
pany. "Captain Jinks" Is one of fiydo
Kltch'H most lileaslng plays, and Miss
Uarrymore will make It a prominent
pait of liorr repel toiy during the le
lualndei of- the sec.sun, both In Xew
Yoik andiono'tho vo.id.
JIlss imrryjnoie gave u repotltlou of
hor formeji'-lntqi-pstlng performance ot
the role otIme, Tientonl. and liiuce
Mr tea upp'ealvd ns her "leading sup
poit, In Heroic of Captain -Robert
"ThOjRoad to Yesterday."
Robert U5empter, who has scoicd
hi "Tlio Iload, to Yesterday," at the
Herald KoiliriS 'theater. In n unti nf n
weulthy ineiohaiit of tiuffulo. Kiom his
f. mm; X 'Wi'MM
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CALVIN DEMAREST, NOTED AMATEUR BILLIARDIST, A LEAD
ING' FIGURE IN CHICAGO SEASON.
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gun and aim for you, whle you pulled
tlio triggers, dnwnVlhero In limldu
when you shot nlno,tj-reght wild tur
koyu7" jk . !
"I xUrntn.'iiwafl, the answer.
"Qr did you shurttithein hanging In
a butcher shop','" ',.; ' .
Ono day later Miv Roaster was guvs-
Hlir al !1 H ViSlhllo.mirllm. lf tlin
ruins left m (ho wnljtof (ho great it.il
'(Ipiqio file and wattlngV for the nol
trajn (o Ronton, vlnlflilludphihla and
Now Yoik. ;&,..'
Uq-W mys(l(led,-'n;arr(vlng at tho
Ronton A. A.'s coipfortnblo cldh house,
In ..quest of a Turkish buih anil a llg
bYown hnttle, to Jlhdn toleginm fioin
his ft lends on tho QhesupeaKo leading
this wise! ' ,
"You wero In hqrjl luck, old pal,
hut you had your san'd and grit with
you." "I't '
Mr Roaster's letYor to ils shell
nuinufactuiers coinplalplng or tholr
carrying qualities wus'plcturepque, but,
tho ni.vs.teiy reinumnf,tjiI:iolve'd (o this
day, n"or wiien tlleyro'to jym asklm;
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accurate and effective playing of the
rola of Jack Gicatoiex one would not
think that he has had but three years'
experience on the stuge. JJut, biicIi Is
"The Road to Yesterday" Is to bo sent
to London after the conclusion ot Its
run nt tho Herald Souuro theater,
nbout the 1st ot Apt II. The plpco will
open at the Waldoit theater, London,
under tho direction of the Shuberts.
Mlnnlu nupue. who Is now playbjg tho
leading lole, will bo seen In Hngland
with the entire New Yoik company.
Klaw & JJilatiEOr's fnninuH produc
tion of "Hen-llui" has returned to
him to send his leiiialnlug shells back,
to Jio examined iMd exchanged, Mr.
Rojster had answered ns follows:
"Have none of that lot of sheila loft.
Throw (hem Inln Chesapeake bay after
musing twelfth coasecutlvo shot."
Ono of tho four companions of Mr,
Roaster Is going fo (ell tho story In
detail at a Voithconilpg "smoker" to ha
given at tho 11. A. A. club house.
CHARLKS H. nDWARDK.S.
Secrelury John K. Uriico of tho Na
tional commission has been askod to
glvo an aulhorllatlvo decision ooncorn
ing n pitcher's showing In (ho per
centages of garner won and lost in enso
lie Is tuken out dining (ho game, also
as to tho showing of tho man who ic
places him, Mr. Rruco's reply fol
lows; if tho pitcher Is taken out while
lilt tram is In tio (pad, tho game, It
won, Is credited to him. If lio In tnkon
out When bis sldn Is bnlihwl ,1,1,1 i,
"gamo la lost, tho game'.la , charted
Mow York onco more. It In at tho
Academy of Music, and, strangely
enough, tho drawing powers of tho po
tential drama, seem In nowise. Im
palied by Its sensational career
throughout the, cities ot tho United
States. Tho play has mado millions
for Its owners. The big scenes of Its
former productions aro seen, tho view
on board tho Roman galley, with Hen
Hur tugging at tho oar; tho chariot
Ina Brooks, who Is playing with An
nie Russell In "A Midsummer Night's
Dream" nnd meeting with success In
tho rolo of Tltanla, haa been well
spoken ot by well known crltlca. Sho
formerly played In tho companies In
support of Kntherlno Kidder and
against him, If he Is taken out when
behind nnd the game Is won, his suc
cessor gets tho credit."
Mr. Urtico should havo added that
If a gamo Is tied when tho pitcher Is
taken out ho does not figure In the per
centages .at all, tho credit -going to his
successor according to result. This Is
obvious, and yet wo havo;a decision to
make on this almost dqlly, so dlfticult
Is It for many to grasp ovon a self evi
II Is pjaln enough that upon tho com
ing (liieo-year'-olds will fall the bur
den of maintaining "class" In 1907. It
Is a frail dopendenco (o rolyupon a re
turn to form of horses onco under sus
picion of unsoundness.
Luckily thero wero many high class
two-year-olds out In 1900. Some may
think Halvldero ..was tho beat, while
others might declare for Peter Pan,
Electioneer or Do Mund. Then, again,
thero may bo Homo dark one In re
serve, though on (ho American turf an
unexposed two-year-old ot class is a
raiity. Tho Amnrlcnn system of. rapid
development of young horses cannot
full to have Its erfect .In an almost
equally rapid retirement well before
they am through with four-year-old
It might bo nn object lesson for
American turfmen to comparo the
values ot tho richest two-year-old
stakes in Franca and England with the
values of tho stakes for older horses.
In America tho most valuable stako Is
for two-year-olds. In England there
aro threo $.r.0,000 stakes for three-year-olds
und upward, and fort four-year-olds,
in Franco tho most valuablo
slake Is (he Grand Prix, for thrco-year-olds,
In tho course ot two years it wll'
bo an $SO,000 slake.
BURKE A JEKYLL AND HYDE.
.Hmmy Hiuka is the Dr. Jekyll nnd
Mr. Hydo of baseball. On the field the
Kansas City manager Is a racing ty
rant and a semi-rowdy. Off the field h
Is ns ploasnnt a gentleman as om
would want to meot.
Jlmniy Is also tho "handslmklnc Itld.
Ho pumps ono's arm with tho vigor ot
nn engine piston and Is known In base
ball us tlio "knight of tho grin,"
Jimmy likes to play baseball, ol
(hoiigh he lias been treading tho pathR
of tho national gamo for seven or
olght years. Ho la proud ot hlo club
nnd ills lit sL effort as a minor league
malinger. It (s not his first experience,
however, as he had charge of tho St.
Louis Nationals for a greater part of
last peasoni but, being n St. Louis boy,
ho found ho was without honor in bis
own country and lost his Job In the
Hurko thinks the American associa
tion is easily tho greatest,mlnor league
combine In the country nnd believes
that a few of tho upper society clubs
would find hard sleddlnr in thi league.
The Great Italian A6tsr Hom 9t$rri'rt
In United1 Stott's. ' , 1
Ermctc Norelli, (ho ;inlnb etoe,
now oh n starring toilr of this tyjtihttf
Is ROtnctlmes called tho ttdwiti tiriotk
of Italy. Ills first visit to, ilie VbtiM
Htnlort was tnndo two ,venr.t hxo. tw
liin dentil of Halvlnl ho has been rpc4f
nlzed ns tlio head of tils "profpssloh' li
Italy. IIu 19 supported l).v Olgii'.linlB-
nl, who Is one of tho most fambus of
Italian actresses and who has been bis
leading wotnnn for about twenty yars.
Steuor Novell! Is tall nnd strongly
built, nnd tlio stago has been his homo
slnco childhood. Ills fnther was a
count who ran away from home be
cause ho was averse to becoming a
priest and who wns acting as prompter
In a theatrical troupe traveling through
Italy when tho son Ermeto was horn.
Tho child's playthings were marionettes
and his recreations the performances
ot dramas In miniature. He was suc
cessively waiter In n restaurant, barn
stormer, comedian and llnally trnge
dlam He plays comedy and tragedy
with equal facility and Is very versa
tile, having a repertory of about too
playa. Six of Shakespearo's 'dramas
aro numbered In this list. Slgnor No
vclll Is nbout fifty-live years old. He
has , made soveral tours of leading
South American countries and came to
tho United States for big present tour
from Mexico, where ho was received
with much enthusiasm.
EVELYN THAW'S MOTHER.
Mrs. Charles J. Holman and Hsr 'At
titude Toward Her Dalighttr.
There hns been much discussion dur
ing the Thaw trial over tho conduct of
Evelyn Ncsblt Thaw's mother, ft,
Charles J. Holman, In nll&wlng bet
daughter to como In such close contact
with tho dangers of New York's
"Great "Whito Way" nnd In taking
money from both Stanford AVhlto and
narry K. Thaw. Tho testimony in the
caso Indicates that sho shared In tho
funds supplied Evelyn by "White and
that sotno of tho latter's checks were
mado out directly to Mrs. Holman'
order. Evelyn Thaw on tho stand al
ways sought in her testimony to ex
culpate her mother from blame for talc
ing money from Whito nud froquontly
asserted that Mrs. Holman was not'
Uns. CnAItLES J. HOLMAX.
aware- that thoro was anythlug wrong
in her daughter's relations with the
It has been declared that Mrs. Hoi.
man aided tho prosecution in the now
famous tiinl on account of blttommi
against Thaw and supplied Dlntrlijt
iiuiucy jiTomu wun racts n noil t uer
daughter to bo used in discrediting the
latter's testimony. Mrs. Holman her
self has kept out of tho public eye to
much as posslblo 'during tho trial and
has refused to bo Intervlpwed. pile
was first married to Wlnllod Scott
Nesblt, a Pittsburg lawyer. Aftor bit
death tho family wero in straltenetj
circumstances, and it was in this way
that Mrs. Nesblt. ns sho then toaa.
camo to allow Evelyn to pose fr
photographers and later for artist;
She kept a lodging liQuse lit PltU&urg
ui ouo time. Accoruiug to Kvelya's
testlmnnv thorn tenra nin.,.. lUUoo A.i
9 .Hw.v ,...v ,i,.. i(iva fm
Mrs. nolmnn's career when sho" jlrt
not know wbcro tho noxt meal ws to
como from. Statements eraauMnJr
from Evelvn'n mothee eliinn m 'l'h
caso camo into prominence haye bjt
givon out ny uer present hUsbaaa,
Charles J, Holman. He recently u.
nled that his wife had given Mr; Je
rome n statement with wb)ch t ew
larrass Evelyn on the witietui'fitiiii.''"
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