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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1895.
Cs Trir. The Kanfas-Nebraska, struggle XTzs cn, and the air was filled with the ru rr.3M and threats of the coming fight. I remember I used to go to the library and read the Southern papers, and I could ice, I thought, that war was sure to come. I remained In this military school, and when It did coir.e I was to & certain extent ready for It." "How did you happen to get Into the irmy? You organized a company, did you aotr Yes." was the reply. , "I raided a corn party. I took all the money I had eaved i,nd borrowed more for the purpose of or ganizing and recruiting It. After It was complete I was chosen captain. I had re ceived my commission, and was about ready to go to the field, when GoverncT Audrey wrote me. asking me to return the commls ilon, as ho did not think so young a man is myself ought 'to be la command of a rorapany. I was at this time twenty-one. I sent my commission back, and he sent me :hat of a first lieutenant Instead." "That must have seemed very hard," . tald I. "Yes," was the reply, "but I had to ac cept It. I could not fight the Governor of Massachusetts. I wanted to go to the army, and I obeyed. It was not Ions, however, before Colonel Barlow, of the ' Sixty-first New York Volunteers, asked me if I did not want to Join his regiment, and through the Governor of New York he made me his lieutenant colonel. Then he was promoted, and I became colonel of that New York regiment. It is rather curious that, though I went Into the army from Massachusetts, nearly all of my work during the civil war was with New York soldiers rather than with tho3e of my own State. Later on I was In command of a division made of New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio regiments, and at near the close of the war I had command of the Second Ajjmy Corps, In which there were thirty-two New York rerrlment Af th1 1 1 m T wan twpntv.flvp. I was a major general, and was wearing the same uhlform that I wear to-day. I have, la fact, the same yellow gnh and the same sword." ' "You were at the battle of Appomattox, OeneraL Did you see Lee's surrender to Grant?". "No, I did not," replied General Miles! "I was at the front. In command of my troops, and though General Leo's preliminary cor respondence In regard to the surrender passed through my lines, I did not see the actual surrender. General Lee came up to our lines, expecting to meet General Grant there." GRANT AND LINCOLN. You must have seen much- of Grant at thU time, General. How did he impress you?" "Yes, I saw him every day. I was struck tnost by his Intense earnestness. He seem ed to have only one thought, and that was to succeed. He fought every battle, as though that was to be hia last one. He did not appear to. bo troubled at all as to the future. lie wanted to succeed at the time, and ha was ready to risk everything for guccess." "How about President Lincoln?" "He came frequently to'the army, espe , dally after a defeat. He had a fatherly In fluence on the soldiers. . They all admired and loved him." Tho conversation hero turned to the). Gen eral' experience at Fortress Monroe, where. General Miles had command at the time that Jefferson Davlf was confined, and then ceune back to the battlea of the war. Gen. Miles fcad Just finished answering some questions as to the terrible fight at Chan cellorsrille, -where he. was severely wound ed, when I asked: "General, I wonder how a soldier feels when he comes under the fire of battle- for the first time. You were only twenty-one at the time of your first fight Do you re member 2mw you feltwhen he bullets be gaif to.whlstle around you? Were you not afraid?" "No, I can't say that I was afraid," re plied General Miles. "I think soldiers al ways feel exhilarated when they are about to go into battle. The struggle calls forth all that Is in them. Every faculty Is ex erted to ji full, every nerve is stretched . to its utrr. xt. I know of no greater pleas ure nor more inspiring moment for the 60l dier than when he first faces his enemy and makea the charge which 1st to win or lose a battle. The excitement cf victory is also great, and on the.' other hand, there Is nothing so depressing as the knowledge tint you ore losing ground and may be de feated." , Tju have ?eer wounded several times, GeniraL How does It feel to be shot?" Tnat depends upon where the ball strikes you," replied General Mth. "If it passes through the fleshy part of the body without hitting the bone It is a half mile away be fore you realize that you are shot. If It nueta with resistance, however, you geX the full force! of the bullet, and it strikes you like a uedge hammor. I was once shot in the neel;. -The ball cut1 along the side of mr throe t. under my ear, and passed on. m s. l . . 1 1 tit it x . t i m ai nrarenorsvine a Dan sirucx my waisi belt plate, and then, deflecting, went off Into my body. The blo paralyzed me. I could not move for weeks from my waist downward, and every one thought I would die. I. was taken home to Massachusetts, nd after a few days I surprised the doctor by moving my right foot. They took this for a sign that the ball was In the oppo site side of my body, and probed for it, lay ing the bone of my 'hip bare. They found the bone broken, and took out nine pieces, iavir one. which they failed to find. They c"i Ji! bullet several Inches further down rthar. "these pieces of broken bone. At an- J other time I was wounded in the ehoulder by the half of a bullet. I was holding my sword up to my shoulder vhen the bullet struck the edgie of the blade and was cut In two. one half of the bullet flying: on and the other half fcoing Into my shoulder. lt another time I was wounded in the foot, the ball striking a Mexican spur that I was wearing and goin off Into my foot. By the way, I think I; have the" rpur." Here the pulled out a biff Mexican spur which was broken on one sUe. The break was caused by the bullet striking the spur. GENERAL MILES AND POLITICS. It is not generally known that General Miles had a god chance to enter political Ufa at the tlmo the war closed. The truth Is that he was offered the nomination for Congress by one of the Massachusetts dis tricts. Had he accepted, his abilities are such that be would probably have taken h!gh rank as a statesman. Thinking of this, I asked: "General, have you ever regretted stay ins in the army? Don't you think you might have had a pleasanter life had you given tip your military career at the close of the war?" "No," replied General Mlle, "I have not. I like the army, and my life, though it has had some hardships, has not been an un pleasant one. I have had many advan tages. I have had a chance to see the great West grow from a wilderness to an em pire, and have been permitted to work in its development. When I went West to take my place as colonel of one of the reg iments of the regular army, from the Ca nadian boundary to the Rio Grande and from Toptka to the Rockies was little more than n Indian camping ground. This strip Is about 400 miles wide and 1.300 miles long. It is as big as all the Atlantic States wltn Kentucky and Ohio. It Is bigger than New i:n!j:nd. with New York. Pennsylvania. C.io, Indiana and Illinois added to it. It ti a country equal, in short, to that of the ttrt part of the United State. I have thla vzsi territory opened to settle--.12. I have seen the Indians upon it '".Z r-l cisx-ri from Cntinj braves to good citizens. They have taken np lands and they are now adopting our ways. Upon their old camping grounds have grown up big cities, and I have seen a population of millions construct an empire on the wilds where they have hunted. It Is, I think, a great thing to have witnessed all thi. and I deem myself fortunate in hiving done so." At one time during the conversation the subject of military improvements came up, and I asked General Miles where he thought would be the next general advance In army matters. ' He replied: "It will probably be In the line of transportation of men and equip ment. The bicycle and the horseless vehicle will have much to do in the wars of th future. Put an army on bicycles and their opponents would be at their mercy If they were not similarly equipped. The bicycle troops could feed off of the supplies of their enenry'a country. They could move so rap Idly that the others could not catch them. They could choo.e their own positions and fly from one point to another at a few hours notice. They could forestall sup plies and have every position of advantage, both in attacking and retreating. Take the horseless carriage. The French have shown that some of such vehicles will go at the rate of sixteen miles an nour and at the same time carry four persons. They had a competitive race for such vehicles from Paris to Bordeaux and return, a distance of 730 miles, and the average speed was six teen miles per hour. The different motive powers used were steam, electricity, naph tha and petroleum. Petroleum came out ahead, and the amount used was very small, a single gallon carrying a small car riage over a hundred miles of travel. There is no doubt but that such vehicles can be utilized In place of horses. I am glad of It. The horse has been the slave of mankind for thousand3 of years, and it is time that he should have a rest." "What do you think, General, of the pos sibilities of getting an armor which, will be bullet proof? You know this Is being ex perimented on la Europe." "I doubt it," was the reply. "Any such armor, to be really effective, must be too heavy for use." J "How about dynamite, General? May the day not come when a few men with a bushel of dynamite and a balloon will blot out a city or an army?" "It may come." replteti General Miles, "and it would be effective If one nation could have a monopoly of such inventions and such explosives, but such things cannot be. If one nation has them, others will have them, and battles will go on all the same. It may be that tho wars of the fu ture will be fought to sonui extent above ground. We have many battles in the air, and the efficiency of modern guns is al ready such that in great battles balloons would be in great danger. We now have mortars which will shoot three miles straight up in the air, and we could really make it very uncomfortable for "any bal loons which might come within our range." "Speaking of new inventions in modern warfare. General, many people think that through them war Is becoming o terrible that it must eventually be done away with. Do you think so?" "No." replied General Miles, "I do not. I don't believe that men will stop fighting for such, reasons. The modes of fighting may change, as they did ia this Chinese Japan war. The soldiers will not fight closo together, and battles are becoming every day less of the hand-to-hand, struggle that they were In the days of Caesar. As to destruction the numbers killed in the Chinese-Japanese war do not compare with those of our late civil war. There were many more men killed in the battle of Gettysburg than there were In all the bat tles of this late struggle between China, and Japan." FRANK G. CARPENTER. IIlMOIl OF TIIK DAY. Taking Xo Rinks. Life. Wife-John. why don't you jo to sleep? Husband I'm afraid it might wake up the baby. . A Horn ruclli.it. Yonkers Statesman. Bacon Mrs. Lipto.i says her baby has begun to crawl already. Kgbert He must be a born pugilist. Where Street Are Good. New York Weekly. Mr. Cltlman What fine roadways you have. Mr. Suburb Yes. the city contractors haven't got this far yet. Not Qualified. Puck. Manager We will have to get a new man to play the tramp. Wiggins missed an other rehearsal to-day. Assistant Yes; WIglns is too lazy for that part. The Revrnrd of Punctuality. Boston Courier. "Yes," said the business man to the clergymen, 'Tve lost a good deal of time in my life." "By frittering It away, I suppose?" "No; by being punctual to my appoint ments." ' The Baals of Compensation. Life. Customer What has become of your as sistant? Barber Started for himself. He is tired of working by the day, I suppose. Customer I thought you paid him so much a thousand words. The Ileal Test. New York Evening Sun. Jones This chicken is fourteen years old. , Smith How can you tell the age of a chicken? Jones By the teeth. Smith By the teeth! Chickens don't have any teeth. Jones But I have. Just Salted II I m. rhildadelphia Record. Noosriter Isn't this changeable weather distressing? Hammphat I rather enjoy It. You see I've grown to expect it in my business. "How so?" 'Well, we generally have a frost on the opening night, and the papers roast us in the morning." "The Art of Living with Others." Puck. "He wants to board and his wife wanes to po to housekeeping." "Won't he give way to her?" "Well, he's offered to compromise with her." "How?" "'By letting her go to boarding-house keeping." The Gnllnnt Grocer. New York Weekly. Mrs. BJnks My husband did not like that tea you sent us last. Grocer (politely) Did you like It, mad ame? Mrs. Blnks Yes, I liked it. Grocer (to clerk) James! Send Mrs. Binks another pound of the same tea she had last. Anything else, madame? The Cnue of the Trouble. Puck. Little Clarence I shouldn't think Adam would enjoy himself ver- well, up there in heaven. Mrs. Callipers Why so, dear? Little Clarencri Why, I should think that the first, thing every man who had got Into trouble here on earth would do after getting to heaven would be to hunt Adam up and lick him. Very Snwpldoim. New York Weekly. Gentleman (on railway train) How did this accident happen? Conductor Some one pulled the air-brake cord and stopped the train, and the s-.v- ond feetloi ran Into us. It wKl take live hours to clear the track so we can go ahead. ' Gentleman Five hours! I was to be mar ried to-day. Conductor (a married man) Say! Are you the scalawag that stopped the train? Getting; Even. Detroit Free Press. "I utterly refuse your proposition of marriage! Do I not make myself plain?" I ...... IkGLmm iviciiaiicu J uu, daii getting in Ulswork with deadly effect. FAMOUS MACBETHS ANECDOTES OP TUB GREAT IMPER SONATORS FOR A CENTURY. Chief Local Attractions This Week Are Kellnr anil Ills Single and A Ilovrery Glrl Since Henry Irving In a few days makes his first appearance as Macbeth in the United States, at Boston, .it is interesting to note the great actors who have preceded him In that role and the famous actresses who played Lady Macbeth before Ellen Terry's day. Many an entertaining anecdote exists of those players of old. and from the collec tion of picturesque stories made by Mr. Charles E. U Wingate in the "Macbeth" chapter of his fascinating new book, "Shak speare's Heroines on the Stage," some of the sketches can be culled. There, for instance, Is the story of Mrs. Prltchard, one of the greatest of Lady Macbeth?, who was to tally Ignorant of the play xcept from her hearing it acted under the glare of the footlights, never having read a line of it except the text of her own part on the leaves given her by the prompter. And yet "when Prltchard played Lady Macbeth, the utterance of the words, 'Give me the daggers!' " is said by Mr. Wingate, "to have Eent a thrill through the audience that no one else could produce, while In the sleep-walking scene the horror of her Flh was such as to make the young remember it with trembling." In thl.s character she played her farewell the 23th of April, 1768, to Garrlck's last Macbeth. David Garrlck's Macbeth must have been wonderful when, In a drawing room, with out any stage illusion, the actor. In his ordinary dress, could recite the dagger scene so grandly, following with his eyes in such intense earnestness the air-drawn dag-ger, that the whole gathering broke forth into a general cry of admiration. An amusing story of Mrs. SUdons's realism is to!d in "Shakspeare's Heroines." The author Is describing the astonishment she created In the mind of htr dresser when preparing for Lady Macbeth. "With out thinking of her assistant, Mrs. Siddons, running- over her part In her mind, sud denly uttered aloud, with full force of In tonation and with appropriate gesture, the worJs, 'Here's the smell of blood still whereat the startled dresser cried, 'I pro test and vow, ma'am, you're hysterical. It's not blood, but rose pink and water. I saw the property man mix it up with my own eyes.' " i t Macready and the beautiful Helen Fauclt came to the chief roles of "Mac beth" In the early part of this century. Then came the "rude, impulsive soldier" of Samuel Phelps and the careful Macbeth ot Charles Kean. Of Henry Irving's Macbeth, the book says: "Kate Bateman (Mrs. Crowe), one of the child prodigies of 1831, played the part in 1873 to Henry Irving's Macbeth, and then came Ellen Terry to a later Mac beth of Irving later In date, but not "in conception for Irving, in spite cf hot criti cism, has clung to h9 humanized char acter. "Ellen Terry attempted to revolutionize the remorseless, terrible woman of previous impersonators. She believes Shakspcare's Lady Macbeth was essentially feminine, and based one argument, to clinch that plea, upon the woman's fainting after the murder, when triumph Is apparently at hand. Mrs. Siddons, with others, omitted that effect as Inconsistent with their con ception of the character. With Terry, soft smiles preceded and followed terrible ut tetanccs; in Macbeth's arms she rested In gentlest womanhood; in the manner of a dove he described the murderous act of a demon. Human even to charming, mod ern and womanly, Terry's Lady Macbeth was regarded as mere of a curious novelty than an accurate impersonation. "While this new Lady Macbeth, in place of the raven locks of tradition, displayed hair of a reddish tint, with two long braids reaching to the ground, and showed a blithe, companionable woman, her Mac beth, as pictured by ' Mr. Irving, was an irresolute, craven self-lover. Beardless, . with "a little, flaming red mustache pro jecting only beyond th -corners of the lips, Irving was pictured by ono critic as 'a Macbeth with a spare, nervous frame, a Macbeth with the face of a hungry gray wolf.' With rare consistency, the actor has kept his delineation of the character unchanged, In spite of the criti cism that had attacked his first presenta tion, some years before the latter grand revival." An Interesting coincidence Is mentioned by Mr. Wingate, who throughout his book presents not only criticisms of the Lady Macbeths, Ophelias, Desdemonas and other Shakspearean heroines, but also quaint bits of information and amusing and pathetic anecdotes. "On the very night Ellen Terry for the first time essayed Lady Macbeth," ho says, "Isabel Glynn Dallas, the most noted Lady Macbeth surviving nt that time, lay on her deathbed." Mrs. Glynn was well known to old playgoers in America. But one native-born American has ever become famous in Lady Macbeth. The world knows her name Charlotte Cushman. Mrs. Duff and Mme. Janauschek, however, became so Identified with the American stage that their names should, in Justice, follow that of the great Boston actress. Mrs. Douglass (formerly Mrs. Hallam) was the first actress in the role on our stage, playing the part in Philadelphia Dec. 1, 1759, with her son, the younger Lewis Hallam, as the first Macbeth of America, just as he had also been, ten weeks before, tho first Jiamlet. Of a later Lady. Macbeth, Mrs. Melmorth, the following story is told In "Shakspeare's Heroines on the Stage:" "The once shape ly figure of the lady has now developed ,into such generous proportions as nearly to wreck her debut in New York, through one of those unlucky mlsapf HcAtions of the text of the play. 'Strike here she cried, as Euphrasia, in the 'Grecian Daughter, when bidding Dlonysius kill her rather than her beloved father;1 'Strike here: here's blood enough.' The audience forgot the point of the dagger In the point of the words, and roared so heartily as utterly to disconcert the players. Never again did Mrs. Melmorth utter thoso words, 'Here's blood enough,' when she acted Euphrasia. But as Lady Macbeth she certainly suc ceeded." The oldest surviving Lady Macbeths of America to-day are Mme. PonisI and Mrs. D. P. Bowers, of whom entertaining stories are told in several chapters of Mr. Win gato's book. The first has a reord of lorty-flve years upon the stage, the ether nearly half a century of experience. "Mme. Ponlsl acted to tha Thane of Edwin Forrest shortly after the great Astor Place riot, when Macready was practically ftcned from New York by the assault of the mob on the p!ayhouse while the Eng lishman was trying to act Macbeth. And here it may be mentioned that the English born Iadv Macbeth of that unfortunate night of May 10. 1S40, was Mrj. Coleman Pope, a beautiful and quren!y-looking woman, who, when the stones crashed through the window?, and the rattle of musketry without showed that blood was bring shed, stood without flinching by the side of Macbeth, displaying undaunted met tle. She was at that time forty years of are." Few people, before reading Mr. Wingate's book, would have known that Charlotte Crampton. the famous Mazepcs of pit years, was once the Lady to Edwin Booth's Macbeth, or that Matilda Heron and Clara Morris, both noteti as Camille. had es sayed the Shjkspearean role. The char acter was the last played by Charlotte Cushman. "On the 7th cf November. 1874." savs the author, "at Booth's Theater, she bade farewell to New York In her favorite character, George VandenhofC acting Mac beth. A, grand testimonial was the out pouring of noted men and women on that occasion, and the subsequent reception, when 20.000 people crowded about her hotel to greet her. A round of other cities fol lowed: and then, on May 15, 1S75. her Lady Macbeth to D. W. Waller's Macbeth, at the Globe Theater. Boston, closed her carter. Nine months later, Feb. 18, 1876, In her six tieth year, Charlotte Cushman died in the same city, her native home." LOCAL THKATER. DILLS. Kellar and Ills Jlclanur of Magic at the Grand. Kellar, the magician, who does not pre tend to penetrate the secrets of the Hindoo wonder workers, will reproduce them In effect at the Grand to-morrow evening and all this week. The esoteric mysteries of the Indian adepts have puzzled the world for centuries. Scientists long since gave them up, but Kellar went to the Orient to stuly them out and came back with his entertainment of magic and mystery. The secrets of the Indian adepts, the exploits of the high caste fakira come as near being demonstrated by Kellar as seems to be possible. Kellar once wrote an article for the North" Amcricah'lyicW' which attract ed wide attention to the 'researches he had been making in. the homes and shrinea cf the adepts. He then set to work to devise nuans to illustrate the Eactern mysteries, and the entertainment he is now giving proves the success of his efforts. In "The Queen of the Roses" Mr. Kellar utilizes the services of his statuesque wife, who assists him all through his marvelous stage performance. He has learned the In credible art, not of materializing and de materializ'.ng the human body at will, as the Spiritualists say, but of rendering flesh and blood invisible and Intangible at his pleasure, not in the darkness, but In the light. In "The New Shrine" he reproduces to an astounding degree the my3t;c'sm ana" romance cf the far East. In "The Fl'ght of the Adept" he shows to his audiences that mysterious faculty of projecting the astral body at will from place to place, through walls and across obstacles lns?rarab'e to human progress. The "Astral Bell," the "Growth of the Flowers" and "The Mys terious Disappearance" are other features of the entertainment which are novel and. original. Kellar has made hlmrelf a strong favorite In Indianapolis, and his annual vis its provoke discussion that lasts for days after his departure. EnKlihs-I".i norrery Girl." An accomplished woman, who can sing and dance, as well ns act, is Clara Thropp, who will, take tho title role in "A Bowery Girl," that comes to Eng:l?hs the first hair of this week; ML?a Thropp U the clever toubrette who created the role cf Tagriss in Neil jBurgess's "County Fair," and was afterward a great hit as the Innocent Kid with Evans , end Hoey, in "A Pailcr Match." The .'requirements of the Bowery girl character ore not so many as some leading woman roles, but they are distinct and of a different sort from any other. The play, "A Bowery Girl," was the cut growth of the Bowery fad that tecame so universally popular cn the stage following the advent cf "My Pearl s a Bowery G'rl." Andrew Mack's last season's success. This song started a boom for Bowery subjcs. Steve Brodle is the most picturesque ma'e representative of the Bowery cn the rtare. but his pla3 "On the Bowery," would never have become a success without ca pable people who could act B"wery-H'". Steve cannot act. and when one beholds him one will reaiilv see the difference be tween the stage Bowery character and the real article. It Is the plctiresiu stage Bowery that "gees." and thnt Is said to be the charm of "A Bowery Girl." The nlay was written by Ada Lee Bascom. and at Its Initial production at the Chicago Hav market Theater the peec received consid erable pra!se. It is full of songs. danc?s ar.d characteristic pictures of Bowery I'fe. and will be a pleasing diversion from the ordinary run of rnelcdramas. rrk "A Kentucky Girl.' The annual engagements of the popular Sadie Haeson always call out big houses at the Park. She is a tremendous favor ite here, and never had a play that fitted her as well as "A Kentucky Girl," In which sho will be ren every afternoon and evening this week. The scenery used was built for' the play. One of the .most notable scenes depicts a race for life be tween Charity Jarvls (Sadie Hasson) on a railroad velocipede and four men on a handcar. This sensation requires 3,000 feet of moving panorama. Miss Hasson sings and dances well, and Is among the best if not actually the best "rough soubrette" In the country. She has a popularity that reaches from ocean to ocean, and is al ways in demand. Empire "Two Old Cronies." The Empire will offer as an attraction the first half of this week, commencing to morrow matinee, "Two Old Cronies." The company ths .season Is said to be larger and better than ever. Norma "Wills, sou brette, still plays, and she Is said to te fascinating and artistic. Kreltzmeyer will be Impersonated by Jchn B. Wills, an orig inal comedian. W. F. Kennedy, as O'Dcn ovan Dun, will introduce h?s peculiar spe cialties, and will receive the hearty wel come which has greeted him heretofore. There is bright music and a number of pretty girls in "Two Old Cronies," and a good entertainment is promised. The last three days of the week, com mencing Thursday matinee, the new ex travaganza.. "A Turklsn Night," will be put cn, with forty people in the cast. Rolnnd Reed In "The Politician." Roland P.eed will be at English's next Thursday for one night only, when he will present for the first time here his new comedy, "The Politician, or the Woman's Plank." The play satirizes politics and the methods of thet practical politician, and the results , attained are said .to be both highly entertaining' ' and amusing. The scene of the; play is laid in an Interior town of Illinois, and the story tells of the schcjne of the politician to nominate for Congress an old country gentleman who has devoted all his time to his garden and really knows nothing of politics. One of the cleverest characters in the play Is the twentieth century woman, Cleopatra Sturges portrayed by Miss Isadere Rush, a charming exponent of the advanced typo of ' women. Roland Reed is known here and everywhere as one of this country's best comedians, and his limited stay here Is a matter for regret. Conierno'n Iland ComlnR. Signor Luciano Conterno, whose band will be at English's next Saturday, Is one of the three great bandmasters of the United States. During the last twenty years he has succeeded In acquiring a reputation which has pTaced him at the top of the profession. iHe has been for many years a leader of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Band, and was leader at Manhattan Beach, Brighton Beach, and of tho Twenty-third Regiment Band. He is also known as one of the military march composers of Amer ica. His pieces are played by all military hands of the United States. His son. Dr. G. E. Conterno, In leader of , the West Point Military Band. Signor Conterno brings with him his famous Ninth Regi ment Band of forty pieces. oes of the Stage. William Barry, the Irish comedian, will be her next week in "The Rising Genera tion." At the Grand, English's and the Park, Tuesday night, elections returns will be read from the stage. Next Sunday night. In Chicago, Thomas Q. Seabrooke will produce a new three-act comedy called "Baby Mine." The next Hoyt production to visit Indian apolis is "A Milk White Fiar," which comes to English's next week. The Tavary Opera Company this year boasts of many of the greatest lyric artists on the American stage to-day. Richard Harlow, the original "Quten Isa bella." will be with "H32" here this season. Bessie Bonchlll is also with the company. Madamo Melba has started on her con cert tour, which will last three .months, when -she will Join the grand opera com pany at the Metropolitan. Mrs. Kate Byron, while- playing In the new "Ups and Downs of Life" at Atlantic City, recently, had the misfortune to badly Injure her right knee by a fall. She is now under the doctor's care. "Leonardo" !s the title of the lyric opera by T. Pearsall Thome, composer of "The Maid of Plymouth," and Gilbert Burgess, to be staged unier James C. Duff's direc tion at the Garrick, in New York, on Oct. 21. Dorothy Morton Is said to be back in her place as prima donna in "The Wizard of the ,Nlle," in which Frank Daniels opened the season at Pittsburg last Monday. Leonore Snyder seems to have dropped out o sight. If every female advocate of women's suffrage was as charming in personality and fascinating in methods am Miss Isadoro Hush In the twentieth century womaa In "The Politician," woman's rights would go with a whirl. Miss Rush's work in this comedy is one of the good things in the play. "The Politician" is Roland Reed's best play. The forthcoming production of "Measure for Measure" by Modjeska will be some thing of a novelty in the. Shakspearean line, Modjeska and Nielsen being the only two artists that have presented It In the last decade. It was last given by Modjeska about four years ago. A magnificent pro duction Is promised for the present revival. W. H. Crane is a sort of dramatic gaiard lan of Gladys Wallis, who graduated from his company to become a star a year ago. The comedian wrote Manager Dunne, re cently: "I don't believe your treasury will ever run very low with Miss Wallis. but If it should, you advise me, nnl I will go on anl play Father Barbeaud a week for you. .This is not a Joke, either. I mean It." OFFEKLNUS OF THE F0ETS. The Metamorphoses. "If you pursue and vex me so. Into a convent I will go. . And sweet contentment ever know." "If you become a nun, 'tis cler V That I, a monk, must soon appair tv, -To hear tho nun's confesslotvifcar." "It you become a monk, then I ' Down to the pool will quickly fly And with the carp secreted lie." "If you become a carp, my pet, A fisherman will spread his net, Ani so, you see, I'll catch you yet" "If you discover me concealed, I'll be a red rose in the field. And never to your arts will yield." "If you become a blushing rose, I'll be a gardener, I suppose, AjkI pluck my darling as she grows." "A gardener you? then I, a star, Will shine upon you from .afar, And laugh to think how vexed you are." "If you become a star, my sweet, I,-as a white cloud at your feet. Will follow you until we meet." "Then let our wanderings suffice; Here, take my heart, you've paid the price In leading me to paradise." . From French Folk Songs. In a Rose Garden. A hundred years from now, dear heart, We will not care at all, It will not matter then a whit. The honey or the gall. The summer days that we have known Will all forgotten be and flown; The garden will be overgrown Where now the rose3 fall. A hundred years from now, dear heart. We will not mind the pain. The throbbing crimson tide of life Will not have left a stain. The song we sing together, dear, Will mean no more than means a tear Amid a summer rain. A hundred years from now, dear heart, The grief will all be o'er; The sea of care will surge in vain upon a careless snore. These glasses we turn down to-day Here at the parting of the way; We will be wlneless then as they, And will not mind it more. A hundred years from now, dear heart, We'll neither know nor care What came of all life's bitterness Or followed love's despair. Then fill the glasses up again. And kiss me through the rose-leaf rain; We'll build one castle .more in Spain And dream on a more dream there. John Bennett, in Chap Book. Beyond. It seemeth such a little way to me Across to that strange country, the Be yond, And yet not strange, for it has grown to be The home of those of whom I am so fond; They make It seem familiar and most dear. As journeying friends bring distant coun tries near. So close it lies that when my sight Is clear I think I see the gleaming strand; I know, I feel that those who've gone from here Come near enough to touch my hand; I often think but for' our veiled eyes We should find heaven right 'round us lies. I cannot make it seem a day to dread When from this dear earth I shall jour ney out To that still dearer country of the dead, And Join the lost ones so long dreamed about.. I love this world, yet shall I love to go And meet the friends who wait for me, I know. : . r And so for me there Is no sting to death. And so the grave has lost its victory; It Is but crossing with abated breath And white, set face, a little strip of sea, To find the loved ones waiting on the shore, More beautiful, more precious than before. Ella Wheeler Wilcox. The Hone on the Battlefield. The broad oaks spread their banners of bright green, The heavens in beauty bend above i the scene; Millions of daisies, with their lovely snow, JMantle the clods made crimson long ago. Only one rose one living rose of flame. Companionless, austere, without a. name. Blooms In that daisied desert of the dead A lonely sentinel with breast of red. To lead some woman, of her love denied. Here, to the dark spot where her lover died! Frank L. Stanton, in Atlanta Constitution. Songr. The song we never sung The pine trees sigh in chorus; The eyes our eyes must" shun Our hearts keep still before us. The rose we gathered not Blooms in the soul forever, ,And hands ne'er joined In life ' Death has no-power to sever. Lilla Cabot Perry, in the Century. -A Little Boy's Vuln Regret. He was six years iOld, Just six that day. And I saw he had something important to say As he held In his hand a broken toy: He locked In my face for an instant, and then He said, with a sigh, and a downcast eye, "If I could live my life over again, I think I could be a better boy!" Edith M. Thomas, In St. Nicholas. Moan Political Trick. San Francisco Post. "I want a warrant for false pretenses," declared a savage looking little man, as he glared at Warrant Clerk Graham. "Do jTou want the pretenses for your own use?" inquired Graham sarcastically. "No; I want to get some one arrested." "Who is the man?" "I don't know exactly." "All right; we'll call him John Doe. What did he obtain by false pretenses money cr goods?" "He got me; that's what." "How was thatr "Well, I'll tell you," and the complainant pushed his hat back on his heal, mopped his forehead with his coat sleeve, and be gan: "It was this way: I done a lot o boostln' fer the Democratic party at last election, an' thought I was entitled to somethin pretty good. I laid my plans fer a $100 a month Job, when along comes this feller, who says he is on the lns:de, and they think I'm entitled to somethin better. Now,' ?ays he. Til put you on to somethin good. There's a place that has a salary of only $30 a month, but the "perks" brings it up to about $lo0. an you can have it.' " 'I'm your huckleberry, says-1. 'What is itr " 'Why, drivin' the almshouse van. The salary is small, but the tips from your ras sensers b.rings it up to about $150 a month "Well. I took the Job, an' that fellow got the one I was lookln for. That was oil a can talk he was givln mo, fer. I been drivin that almshouse bus fer a month, an' I ain't got a tip from a blamed pas senger." He went away, vowing to take his griev ance out of somebody's hide. A Married Woman Slgrntiturr. Philadelphia Inquirer. Most of the readers of "Silas Lapham" will remember poor Mrs. Lapham's di lemma over the way to sign her name to a note and how she extricated herself by saying "Mrs. S. Lapham." which she thought non-committal. All better in formed than herself know that there is no mistake In etiquette much more scorned than this very' blunder. Yet all must feel, too. that it Is an absurd ruling which makes a married woman give no hint of hr husband's name and her own usual title even in letters of purest business. This is the Knslish Idea which has emi grated to America. In France a woman makes a distinction between her social and her business correspondence. With the former she signs herself, for instance, "Mary Smith." and with the letter "Mrs. John Smith." And common sense would seem to be entirely on the side of the French woain. ' For sale by John Cluxie AMUSEMENTS. 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