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THE LILLIAN RUSSELL, ACT.
Act I. In tho bowerof lovo. The lady meets her fifteenth affinity.
Grabs him by tho ears and says "I lovo youP Ho looks surprised,
but falls in with tho idoa. Sbo calls a cab and they are driven on a
dead run to tho minister's. The ceremony is performed, and tho
lovely lady is again a bride. Sho makes a memoranda of the fact
and takes her latest away on a honeymoon trip.
Act II. Tho breakfast table ono week after tho wedding. The
rolls are heavy and it is raining out side. Tho lady calls the butler
and asks him to bring her husband a new face. The husband burns his
mouth with his coffee and the lady laughs gleefully thereat. He
helps himself to a mutton chop, and just as ho is about to cut it, the
lady pulls a string and tho chop jumps over to her- plate. Thus
she beguils tho breakfast hour. Sho then sends him out with the
dog and goes up stairs to break her contract.
Act III. Tho divorce court ono week later. Grand apotheosis
representing tho lady riding in a triumphant chariot, throwing
bouquets at herself and gaining flesh at tho rate of a pound a week.
Tho husband stands at right with his fourteen predecessors, con
templating the scene'and thankii.g God that ho is alive. Reporters
running in all directions and a regiment of press agents feeding them
with cocktails and gossip. Public excited. Great business. Every
one right in it except the husband, Grand finale, with the refrain,
"Whom will sho tie to next?" Town Topics.
There are several summer schools announced for short sessions
in June and July. One of the best will bo held on the Crete Chau
tauqua grounds, July 315. Among tho subjects offered are
Sociology, Roman history, Bibical literature and history, general
literature treated by specific topics, art and artists of to-day,
Btudy of T. S. lessons from July to December, coral training, physi
cal culture and voice building, a class in practical newspaper work,
and informal classes for instruction by lectures and discussions, a
variety of popular subjects. In addition unusually good entertain
ments, musical, dramatic and humorous are offered. A program
containing so many solid, brilliant and enjoyable features has never
been offered by any Chautauqua in the west.
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There is a possibility that Mmme Janauschek and Kate Claxton
may make a joint starring tour, alternating ''Bleak House" and
"The Two Orphans.' Mmo Janauschek says sho doesn't have much
faith in managers. One of them wants her to play "Orlando and
"Shylock" next season Next week is the last of E.H. Southern's
season. In August he will produce a now play by Paul Potter
Ibsen's "Ghosts" and Brandon Thomas' '-Charley's Aunt" will be
presented in one bill in the town of Skein, the birthplace of Ibsen.
On his return to London, E. S. Willard will play a five weeks'
engagement, beginning June 18. He will open in the "Middleman"
and tho entire proceeds of tho second performance will bo divided
between the Actors' Funds of England and America. The
enormously successful run of "Charley's Aunt" in Berlin has led to
arrangements for the production there of other English farces, in
cluding "The Gaiety Girl" and '-The New Boy!" "The Globe
Trotter." Louis de Lange's comedy which will have its.first produc
tion under Edward E. Rice's direction at Philadelphia next Monday,
treats humorously of a penniless tourist trip around the woWd
One of the features of "The Society Butterfly," Robert Buchanan's
new play just produced in London was tho appearance of Mrs.
Langtry in the tableau, "The Judgement of Paris." Sho is said to
have aged greatly since she waB last seen on the stage, and the
gallery treated her badly 'Rosedale," which will begin in New
York September 10. Walden Ramsey and Charles Seaman
have been engaged by M B. Curtice to appear in "Sam'l of Posen."
E. E. Rice has engaged for the production of "The Globe
Trotter," at Philadelphia next week, an expensive cast, including
Maurice Barrymore, Charles Coote, E. M. Bell, Frederic Robinson,
the author, Louis De Lange, Madeline Boulton, and Ellen Berg.
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a yesterday that the air is pressing oa me vrith a pwessmre
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doat believe I can stand it ranch longer ! "
A SWEET SOUND.
Fdxst Stkzxt Cak Horse Listen to my tale of xroe !"
SacoxD Street Cax How" I'd rather listen to the driver's
RICH BUT YET POOR.
' ' Elliott F. Shepakd of New York is a rich editor, i t
he?" asked President Harrison of his
Secretary of State.
"Well, Mr. President," replied Mr.
Blaine, " I've heard it hinted that he's a
mighty poor editor."
PREPARED FOR ACCIDENTS.
Kesealey "What hive ye cot that umbrella for, Mnleahey ?
It ain't raininV
Kvijcahkt" Oh ! Oi brought that ia case the boat blew op.
Tlu.-a iH Oi'il hare lo tUi U to cuuic ilotrti in rae little para-Jiirte."