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,i WOIID as to ono form of en-
I A B tertalnmiMit nt tlio tlie
I 1 atcr which has s&thcred to
Ii I It tho support of a numerous
U5ftFfcl body of peoplo who llko to
LyTOKJ laugh and not to think when
they ko to the theater. In the evolution
of the amusement world no branch of
It has shown such remarkable Improve
ment as nan the burlesquo business. It Is
not so many years ago that peoplq looked
on a burlesque as something to be spoken
of In whispers, and tho men who patron
ized It wero thought to bo on tho rood
to perdition. It la true that the old stylo
of burlesquo was a raw production. It
catered to tho lowest Instincts In men
and Its general tone was degrading. All
that Is changed now.
The men who produce burlesque havo
come to realize that there Is a large
audience waiting for tho clean show and
the production of good taste. Tho Colum
bia Amusement company haB been re
sponsible for attracting to Its theaters
un entirely new class of playgoers and
giving people something to laugh at that
Is not Insulting to their sense of decency.
ThlH company Instructs its local man
agers to watch each show that opens and
order cut from the lines or action any
thing that would offend.
Of course, burlesquo 1b not catering to
a highbrow taste and the laughs come
from situations that appeal to everyday
people, but there, is no more to offend
In the average burlesque as we see It
at tho dayety In Omaha than would be
found In' the 2 musical comedy with
f&mouu stars and a cultured audience.
There are some clever peoplo In this
work. Strangely .most of tho real talent
teems to bq In the male part of tho show,
The women are mostly content to look
well and- sing a song. Hut there are
Dnvo Marlon, Pete Curley, Abe Reynolds
and Dan Coleman,, who can give you as
hearty a laugh ns can Sam Uernard or
Veber and Fields. These burlesque com
edlnns aro all "Daves" or "Dans," Just
as In the Weberfleld days. Warflcld was
"Dave Warfleld." And, speaking of tho
creator of "Peter Grim," the burlesque
fle)d , was the Incubator of tho now fa
mous Dave Warflcld, of Joe Weber and
Lew Fields and Sam Uernard.
Nowadays the Gayety attracts many
women wholesome, self-respecting
women who want a good laugh and are
not afraid that they will be declassed
by going to a burlesque show. Perhaps
the matter of getting the women to' come
to a burlesquo. show has had much to do
with cleaning It up. for It Is true that
women will not tolerate anvthlng In the
playhouse that savors of Indecency. What
ever the reason? burlesque has earned Its
new audience and Us success by rising
to the situation and reforming Itself. The
Oayety, because of Us Incessant fight for
clean shows, and the admirable result of
Its policy, Is entitled to pass up the word
"burlesque" and In Its place use the
better word, ''extravaganza." Cleanli
ness has made the lady patronago at all
performances an Immense Item.
With Ita organization of a year ago
little changed, the Aborn English Grand
Opera company returns for Its annual
engagement beginning tonight- at Boyd's
theater, where It will give seven dif
ferent operaa during the week. Tho or
ganization now Includes Jane Abercomble
nnd. Ivy Bcott, prima donna sopranos,
I.ronld Samoloff and Eugene Battaln.
tenors; Jayne Herbert and Hattle Bell
I vM. ccntraltos. Louis Kreidler and
Mort n Adk'ns, baritones, George Shields
and William SchustT. basros; Phll'lp
iu. w.ri nL UluuU. aniuluctnri
nhur Creen, tenur; GUulya ChandUr
soprano, and Emanuel Camoln second
conductor, with a larger chorus and or
chestra than formerly, and elaborate pro
ductions for the seven operas of their
They wilt present Offenbach's fantastic
opera comlquo, "The Tales of Hoffmann"
Sunday night and Wednesday afternoon;
Glacomo Puccini's "Madam Butterfly"
will be the offering Monday night; a
second Puccini ploce, "La Boheme," Is
scheduled for Wednesday night; Verdi's
"II Trovatore" ' will be the Tuesday and
Saturday night bill; Donizetti's "Lucia
dl Lammermoor" Is to bo given Thursday
night; Wagner's "Lohengrin" will bo the
Friday night program, and I lumper
dlnck'n fairy opera, "Hansel and Gretel"
lo the selection for tho Saturday matinee.
"The Tales of Hoffmann" and "Madam
Butterfly" wero given finely by this
company on Its last appearance here, and
will bo repeated with tho same staging
and equipment. "La Boheme," which in
Europe, is Just as popular as tho same
composer's "Butterfly" and much more
melodious, has been heard but a couple of
times here. Tho two familiar works by
Donizetti and "Verdi havo been given here
a number of times, and are repeated on
account of their unfailing drawing power.
"Lohengrin" is not unknown, but has
been heard hero but little, and so is a
wolcomo revival. "Hansel and Gretel"
has never before been given In English
here, and Is consequently a novel featuro
Of the Aborn repertoire, scheduled for
Saturday afternoon' on account of Its
strong attraction for children an well as
for advanced musicians.
"The Fortune Hunter," which comes to
the Brandels theater at a matinee today
for four days, Is replete with no lesi than
t three pairs of lovely lovers all In various
stages of love's throes. There Is a very
pertinent and ttmely Idea In the story.
It has to do with the superfluity of
i young men who know how to do every
thing but make money, The cities aro
' overflowing with people anxious to
get married, but they are afraid they
; cannot make both ends most. The de
spised country town Is the solution of the
I problem. There are always more girls
than young men In-these places and some
of them have more money than they
need, so go there and marry one of these
girls. They are pretty and good an!
with the money, and what morn have yoil
'any right to asj.
In presenting Donald Brian as the star
of that dainty and delightful romantic
oDeretta. "The Siren." at the Brandols
j theater on Friday and Saturday evenings.
with a matinee on Saturday, Charles
Frohman has been very fortunate to re
tain the original supporting , company
that was seen in the piece during the
run of b'x months at the Knickerbocker
theater. New York, and during the sub-
. sequent and unusually successful engage
ments at the Illinois theater, Chicago,
and In Boston and Philadelphia last sea
son, "Tho Siren" U a Viennese Importation,
the book being the joint work of Leo
Stein and A. M, Wlllner and the music
by Leo Fall. Mr. Brian will be seen In"
the role of a gay you as marquis with a
penchant for writing humorous verso.
Ife gives his Jolly fancy too wide a fling
and gets Into trouble for writing things
considered highly seditious by the em
peror. The minister of police Is ordered
to fasten the crime on the young noble
In order to do so he must needs have u
comparative rper-lmcn of tl6 Jingle
writer" penmanship. Tho ' slrcria," n
Uw of tha beauties of tha aurt. arc
i ii M iiiii.- - ii. i?. .'r
an ar dSusscU-Mlhc (jayvfy
culled Into serv ch to lure this young man
on to his destruction by means of a
coaxed bllletdoux. Thoy fall. Upon tho
scene comes a simple country girl, the
niece of the police chief,
The marquis quickly lopes his head over
her and she succeeds whero the court
sirens failed. The rural mlB, however,
betrays the young nobleman qult Inno
cently and the scene wherein lie de
nounces her Is dramatic In the extreme.
Of courso, everything' end's well when tho
emperor grants a pardon and tho two
young people nro marrlctl, llvo happy,
etc If wo didn't havo emperor's 'par
duns wo probably would not havo mu
sical comedies und romantic little
oporettns, ns "Tho Siren" really Is. Tho
waltz caprice In "The Siren" Is ac
knowledged as ono of the greatest ex
amples of remarkable stage tornslchorean
achievements. In this dance Mr. Brian
far excels his famous three-step of "The
Merry Widow." Through tho delightful
mazes of this measure ho ha a partner
who shares the honors, Miss Julia Sander
son. Among the other principal aro droll
Will West, Bthel Cudman of the golden
voice, Harry Delf, Florence Morrison,
John Mogan, Grace Walsh, Cyril Bld-
dulph, Cissy Sowell and others. The
chorus of haautlful sirens nnd gorge-ousiy-gownod
young women Is mudo up
Phone Song-. 404.
Matinee Every Say fltlS.
Every Wight BllO.
week T O D -A. "V
THE SIOUX INDIAN MTBTIO
In a Startling Exhibition of Mn-
The Silent Humorist
THOSE FRENCH GIRLS
In Song. Dance, Mirth and Physi
cal Culture DemonHtratlons
Wonderful Stories and Pictures of
Savage Life in the far off
South Sea Islands
The Comody Hong Writers
" LA VIER
Dauntless Doings Aloft
PATKE'S WEEKLY JtEVIEW OT
THE WOBLD'S EVENTS.
Prices Vat., Osllery, loo, bsst
teats SSo, axespt Saturday and
Sunday. Night, 10c, aSc, 600, 75c.
of tho pick of Mr. Frohmun's best Now
York and London musical orrnnlzat'ons,
Iovers of gcnulno comic opera uro
evincing1 great Interest In tho engagement
of the Ullbort anil Sullivan Festival com
pany from the Casino thoater, New York,
which occurs at tho Boyd theater on No
vember 10, 11, 12 and 13. when u rovlval
of Gilbert und Sullivan's best comic
oporas. 'The Mikado," "I'lnafCTO." "Pa
tience" and "The Pirates of Penzance"
will bo given. Certainly an arruy of
light opera presentation, the llko of whloh
lion not held attention locally for many
years, Hiid never before with such In
terpreters as DnWolf Hopper, Blanche
Bun. Night and Wed Mat.
"THE TALES OF HOFFMANN'
Tuts, and Bat. nights.
"LUCIA Dl LAMMERMOOR"
"HANSEL AND GRETEL"
SEVEN ELABORATE AND ARTISTIC PRO
DUCTIONS, POWERFUL CHORUS, SELECT
ED GRAND OPkiRA ORCHtiS i RA AND GREAT UOUDLH CAST
Including XTy Boott, Jan Aberroinbl, Bagn II attain, Zonld Samoloff,
Uattl Belle r.add, Jan Krbrt, Morton Adklns, Louis Xrela
lr, William Schuster, aorg BhUlas, PWUp rln,
Oladys Ohandltr, Arthur Ctrtsn and others.
CONDUCTOR CARLO NICOSIA
Nights and Saturday Mat,, $1.50 to 50c; Popular Wed Mat,, $1.00 to 25c
Nights, Nov. 10, 11, 12 and 13 SKSKdS?
MESSRS. SEUBBET AND WIUUU A. BEADY PRESENT
The Company of Stars:
De Wolf Hopper
Blanche Duffleld Eugene Cowles
George MaoFarlane Kate Condon
Viola Gillette Arthur Cunningham
Arthur Aldridge Louise Barlhel
N. II. Notwithstanding tho great
company of stars and tho magnitude
of the different productions regular
prices will jirovli at every perform
eve intra 8 . . , soo to sa.oo
MATIIfEEB , . . , 600 to 1.50
Mall order now when accompanied
SEATS ON SALE WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6TH
Dufflgld, Kugenn Otvlffl, Arthur Cut)
lilngliiun, George MaoFarlane, Arthur
Aiuruige, Knlo Condon, Viola ailloltn,
Louise Bartliel and tho Now York Gnslno
Tho following repertolro has been ar
ranged for tho presentation of thoSo dif
ferent operas: "Tho Mikado" will Im
given on Sunday evening and repeated on
Wednesday, "Tho Pirates of Penzance"
on Monday evening, "Patience" on Tu
day evening and "Pinafore" at the matt
lnvj on Wednesday.
An atmosphere of mystery will pervade,
tlie Orphcuin this week, as Lolii, the-
Sioux Indian girl, will give nti exhibition
of her iowor as a mind reader, TIUs in
torostlng young woman Is a member of.
tho Sioux trllio und her homo Is on
(Continued on Pago Ten.)
rrom tn Haw York Casino Tbatr
with New Tork Casino Ononis and
Orohtra, In a Revival of allbrt &
Sullivan's Qratst Oomlo Operas.
Sunday (Nov. 10) and Wednesday
(Nov, 13) Evening.
Monday (Nov. 11) Evening,
ThB Pirates of Penzance
Tuesday (Nov. 19) Evening,
Wednesday (Nov. 13) Matinee.
NEVER BEFORE AT THESE PRICES
THIS Al-TKKXOOX, U3o, 30c
TONIOHT I DAYS SSflc to 1.00
BARGAIN MATINEE WEDNESDAY
COHAN ami 11 YUHIS MASHIVH 11(01)1 CTION
TWO VUA11M IV NKW OltK
HUNT COMKDV OK
FRIDAY and SATURDAY
mm i 'u l Juiin
J'Torcnco Jlorrlnon, Hurry
Dclf Mid 05 O hern.
NEXT SUNDAY-FOUR DAYS
TUN HKKT OK Alili HOOK 1'IiAYH.
THK COMKDY DHA.M.V WITH A RUAIj GUI1'.
Xlie Common Law
A CART OK lOyiiN KXraiiLKNCH , ,
Mme. Schumann -Heink
Tho World's Qrpatost Contralto
Thursday Evening, Nov. 7
Tickets yow Boiling $1.00, $1.50, $2.00.
Devoted to Strictly High drad
Hxtravnyniji. and VAmlevlll
TWICE DAILY K MAT. TODAY
THE VEST THINO TOR TEAOK
BRH' OONVEWTXOK WEEK
and It's Big All the Way
WondarfuUy Clever Oast Inoludlnr
Tlie Premier Oar- (111 ClhUIN
man Comedian, m O I U W HH
TOM OOTtOl and MABBI, XiBSLZB
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"BALLET & SEASONS"
An Entranclng-ly ButlfiU Beriss of
Mldnits Show Election H lie, 11:38
Betnrns read from tae; at both
Ferformanoe Tuesday nleht.
lUrrr bi tht btt (how lie err
broucbt u-lt'i poilllielx la "CUm A,"
and I'm wllllns to lnv the mittor with
the Euprtme Court of Publlo Opinion. Kor
eoartntlon k it's Meal.
II. U. JOUNAON1. Mir. OtjUr.
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Chew Qum If you llko. hut no Hmokitm
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TICKETS .'-' DAY MATIItEE
Duby Carrlana Oarace In tlie hobby.
Certified Milk for tho Asking.
The Owls' Dance at tho Uouslan Audi
torium, Monday ovenliiK, Nov. 4 tit, at
18th and Douelim Kts. Tills is the finest
Dance Hull west of Chicago.
Tloket 35o per person.
Good Union Music.
UOUQLUM PIANO BCHOOt.
661 Douh'laH St.
No open. August II Borctum,
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Uwayno, Leschetlzky method.
Emlle Bchvurtt (I'arl conserva
toire), nethod of slght-readlnif,
slglit-slnBlng, car-tralnlng, key-board
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ON 12 VKAU IN CHICAGO
THE BEST OF ALL
lly 1n Htcln will A. M. Wlllner j
MUSIC BY LEO FALL 1
KitKllnh version by llnrry It. Smith
nnirtiun nniiiiiUT niOT
uniuirm oniLLirtni unoi
KvciiIiikh, fJOo, 73c, 91, $1.30, 9a
Mnt., SJCc, 30c, 73c, $1.00, 1.30
On DoukImr Ht. at IStli.
Today l to 8 at 7 and 0 P. SC.
Tomorrow and Week. 0 to B
at 7 and 0 P. M.
PRO ORAM W0&UO88
Peste rou Juggler and Hoop RolUra
Tnat vootiising Ziady
THOSE THREE FELLOWS
Melody Men Prom Muslo Sow
iviLLfc:. Lit: wis
Orc in Mid Air
PONTE & CHRISTOPIER
Italian street Bingerc
E&Eg- 5, 10 & 20c
DIME MATINEE DAILY
fVTllcMM coupon tlcktta C0c) aro sail
(or the crchcttr cblr (or th trtnlog Sir
(ormnc tUrtlni tt T o'clotk. Sach tlcktu ullt
t rrirta for ticket holder! until I P. M.
Alter tint time tber will te recognlied cqIt i
tdmleilun tlcketi to tnjr unoccupied too ukU.
A CARNIVAL WEEK OF JOY ,
With Joe Adams, Helen Van Buren and a
Garden of Girls
A CIRCU DAY
HXTHA T17KSDAY MflllT Full election roturaa
by Hpeclal wlro on the stago ami u continuous big
double burlesque and vnudovllle show nil for one
price, CO cents for tho bost Heats. Show starts nt 7
P. M. Come early and stay all night If you choose.
DOWN 8TAIBS LUNCH
AMU SODA WATER BOOMS
Altogether tho most uttructlvo
and coutfortablo pluces In Omaha
to obtain u Light Lunch. Cup of
Hot Chocolate, Tea or Coffee, or
any ono of the thousand and ono
'Kata'' nnd "Drinks" now usually
called "Soft Drinks'" Is at one of
the Bhorman & McConnell Stores.
Tho "Sodoasls," down stair, ut
16 th anil Dodge Streets,
The "Owl Nest" down tir, at
Hth and Harney Streets,
The launch 13111 of I'aro is not
a "long'' one, but comprises dainty
nnd wholesome food served
promptly in c cleanly fashion.
Sherman tt MoOonntll Drug Cfl
16th and Dodge St.
Owl Drug Co.,
16th and Harney Sts.