TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 25, 1900.
WHAT IS OVARITIS?
A dull, throbbing pain, accompanied
by a sense of tenderness and heat low
down in the side, with an occasional
shooting pain, indicates inflammation
On examination it will be found that
the reg-ion of pain shows some swell
ing1. This is the first stag-a of oraritis,
inSammation of th orary. If the roof
of tout house leaks, my sister, you have
it fixed at once ; why not pay the same
respect to your own body ?
You need not, you oug-ht not to let
Yourself go, when one of your own sex
Isolds out the helping hand to you, and
will advise yon without money, and
without price. Write to Mrs. Pinkham,
Lynn, Mass., and tell her all your svmp-
lias. AiraiB ASTO.
toms. Her experience in treating fe
male ills is greater than any other
living1 person. Following1 Ss a letter
from a woman who is thankful for
avoiding a terrible operation.
" I was suffering to such an extent
from ovarian trouble that my physi
cian thought an operation would be
"Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound having1 been recommended to
me, I decided to try it. After using
several bottles I found that I was
cured. My entire system was toned
up, and I suffered no more with my
ovaries." Mas. Assa Astox, Troy, Mo.
SNAP SHOTS AT HOME NEWS
One more day et register.
Hot soda fountains will soon be in oper
ation. L. M. Crawford wishes to rent his resi
dence. Mr. and Sirs. Charles M. Harger came
from Abilene for tee opera last night.
The Sixth avenue financial school has
bn reopened for business until election
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Miller of Osare
Citv. were visitors at the theater last
The next annual convention of the State
Pharmaceutical society wid be held in To-
For one primary color, Marshall's band
: :if jrms have set a new standard of color
Two tickets with reserved seats were
' .Id for i,i last night in the Crawford
R. S. Chase, an Emporia musician, was
r e of those entertained by Frank Dan
els last night.
The registration books will close tomor
row tight at & o'clock. Is your name
The Retail Clerks' union is In earnest
in the war to force the closing of stores
at 6:30 o'clock.
"The Irish Rough Riders" will be the
attraction at Crawford's Saturday, mati
nee and night.
Frank Eds-on has the plumbing and
heating in Atisrustus Zahner's new resi
dence on Topeka. avenue.
The Republican county central commit
tee will meet Saturday afternoon at the
old court house at 2 o'clock.
The pacer Rose W., belonging- to W. W.
Oarvin. was brought in this morning from
Gainesville, Tex., where she has been rac
ing. The trial of George Xupree for running
a policy game, was postponed until Oc
tober ir7. w hen It will come up in the po
Mrs. Lawrence the mother of "Topeka."
with the Frank Daniels company, was an
interested spectator at the performance
The Firt Presbyterian C. E. society
held one of its periodical socials last nieht,
rendering a pleasing literary and musical
It is impossible for two men to clean
the Auditorium in two days and those
who obj-ct to the dirt should not blame
J. K. Nissley kas made application for
the use of the Auditorium for Thanks
Kivinsr afternoon from S to 5 o'clock. This
is the day iie will give the newsboys a
One curbstone philosopher says on the
subject of prevalent sensations: "If elec
tion was only a little further off half
the politicians would be in the peniten
tiary and not voting."
Chief Stahl and City Attorney Bird lec
tured the police at roll call last night on
some points of law involved in a police
man's duties. This was done for the bene
fit of the new men on the force,
A man in the Crawford gallerv last
night- bemoaned the fact that he couldn t
see the same "friend'' after the second
act he saw after the first. Chief Stahl
had interviewed him meanwhile.
Several Topeka druggists met at the
Cope'.aiid last night and discussed plans
for the state meeting of the pharmacists,
which will be held in this city next year.
The folioing is from a Kansas City pi
pers account of the horse show: Si.k
wood. owned by J. Willita of Toteka. and
one of the fastest harness horses in the
country, will be- entered in the trotting
classes. Mr. Wil'.lLs is past 70 years oid.
but he drives his horse in all competi
tions. NEGROES CONFESS.
Murderers of a Philadelphia Professor
Philadelphia, Oct. 25. Henrv Ivory, col
ored, charg-d with complicity in the brutal
murder of Frot'essor Rav Wilson White,
the law instructor of the L'niversitv of
Pennsylvania, has bfeo convicted of fnur
cer in the f.rst degree.
Professor White waj murdered with a
railroad ciurnns pin and robbed on the
street on Saturday night. May In. Ivory.
Aroos Stirling and Oharle.s Perrv. ail col
ored, were arrested. Ivorv and Perrv
made confessions accusing Stirling; of
having committed the murder. They ad
mitted having shared in the property
stolen from Professor White's person.
Stirling and Perry are yet to be tried.
lumbers for choice cf seats may be
drawn at the High tcho, ,1 building Sat
urday, October 27. Monday. October 2"
or Tuesday. October 30. from 2 to 5
p. m. Seats will be reserved three times
during the course. The first date for the
reservation of seats will be Friday. Nov
2. The date of the first lecture is Nov. 5.
It Is well known that De Witt's Witch
Hazel Salve will heal a burn and stop
the pain at once. It will cure eczema and
skin diseases and ugiy wounds and sores.
It is a certain cure for piles. Counter
feits may be offered you. See that you
fet the original Pe Witt's "Witch Haxel
alve. At ail drug stores.
See the art exhibit at the 24. E. church
tdf and tomorrow.
Marriage of Miss Lillian 31c Far
land is Solemnized.
She Becomes the Bride of Mr.
Lee C. Forbes.
WEDDING WAS LARGE.
Miss Martha Payne and Mr. W.
It. Falkiner Wedded.
Notes of a Social and Personal
About two hundred guests assembled
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. X. Mc
Farland at 1100 Harrison street Wed
nesday evening to witness the marriage
of their daughter Lillian, to Mr. Lee
Clinton Forbes, son of Mr. and Mrs. D.
Even a June wedding can not rival an
October wedding1 for beauty; though the
profusion of roses and other blossoms
are lacking;, the vines and luxuriant
autumn foliage offer so many possibil
ities for artistic decorating and in this
instance they were fully developed.
Trailing vines and luxuriant palms and
ferns formed the foundation of the dec
orations in all of the rooni3. In the par
lor they weresupplemented with feathery
white chrysanthemums, while red dahlias
formed a striking contrast to the vivid
green in the library. In the dining room
across the hall a huge bowl of brilliant
salvia In the center of the table gave the
needed bit of color to the green. The
table was placed in front of the grate,
and streamers of white ribbon twined
with asparagus fern extended to the
ceiling. Refreshments were served here
during the evening.
The ceremony was performed at nine
o'clock and was as impressive as it was
simple. Rev. J. B. McAfee, grandfather
of Mr. Forbes, officiated. Miss Celeste
Nellis who has just returned from Eu
rope played the Mendelssohn wedding
march as the bridal party entered.
Katherine and Bruce McFarland. sister
and brother of the bride, entered first,
carrying the white satin ribbons which
outlined a pathway for the bridal party
and proceeded, one to each side of the
broad bay window. The windows were
all hung with white lace curtains fes
tooned with trailing green vines, and
overhead was a frieze of foliage.
Following the ribbon bearers were the
bridesmaids. Miss Marie Brooks and
Miss Mary Hambleton, Miss Fannie Sib
ley and Miss Fe Waters. Mrs. Emily
Elliott and Miss Anna Nellis, and Miss
Pearl McFarland, the maid of honor,
preceded the bride and groom. A pretty
custom was introduced of having no
men attendants and the pretty girls in
their party gowns, formed in a half
circle about the bridal couple, presented
a charming picture.
The bride was charming in a costume
of white silk mull; the sweeping skirt
had a deep knife pleating about the bot
tom and above this, narrow pleatings
were arranged in overskirt effect. The
bodice had a shirred yoke and sleeves;
in the front several narrow knife pleat
ings were arranged in bertha eff ect, and
the yoke was outlined with a twist of
white satin and the stock and belt were
also of white satin. She carried an
armful of bride roses and her veil was
fastened with a cluster of orange blos
soms. Each one of the attendants wore a dif
ferent colored gown and- the combina
tion of soft pastel shades was exquisite
ly pretty. Miss Elliott was in pink; Miss
Waters, blue: Miss Nellis, old rose veiled
in white: Miss Haznnleton, lavender;
Miss Sibley, yellow: Miss McFarland,
blue, and Miss Brooks, pale green. All
carried armfuls of American Beauty
Miss Marie Norton's violin solo,
Thome's "Simple Confession," during
the ceremony, added to the impressive
ness of the occasion.
The guests were received by Mr. and
Mrs. McFarland and Mr. and Mrs.
Forbes. Mrs. McFarland wore a hand
some costume of black brocade satin
with yoke and sleeves of black lace. Mrs
Forbes was in gray silk combined with
white. Miss Nellis wore a handsome
Paris evening gown of white silk veiled
in white chiffon heavily appliqued with
In one of the upstairs rooms were ar
ranged the presents which were both
numerous and elegant. Punch was
served in the upper hail during the eve
ning. Mr. and Mrs. Forbes, who are two of
Topeka s most popular young people,
have lived in Topeka all of their lives
and went through school together, both
graduating from the high echoed in the
class of lSifi. Mr. Forbes is engaged in
business with his father. They will be
at home to their friends after November
15, at SIS West Eighth avenue. A num
ber of out of town guests were present.
A quiet but very pretty wedding
Wednesday evening was that of Miss
Martha Payne and Mr. W. ft. Falkiner.
which took place at the home of the
bride's mother, Mrs. B. T. Payee, on To
peka avenue. There were about forty
five guests present and the arrange
ments, though simple, were perfect in
The Aeolian Mandolin club was sta
tioned in the hali behind a profusion of
palms and blooming plants, and a few
minutes after 6:80. as the hands of the
clock were traveling upward, the bridal
chorus from Lohengrin was sounded,
and Miss Payne and Mr. Falkiner en
tered. They were met in front cf the
bow window by Rev. F. W. Emerson,
who perform! the ceremony. A pretty
and novel feature of the ceremony was
the exchange of rings. After Mr. Falki
ner had slipped the ring upon the finger
of his bride she placed the counterpart
upon his finger. During tha cerejnony
the mandolin club played Thome's
The bride wore her traveling costume,
which was a becoming affair of blue
Venetian cloth, tailor made, the front
of the bodice trimmed with several rows
of gold buttons. She carried an armful
of American Beauty roses. After the
ceremony she threw her bouquet; the
roses scattered and were caught by a
number of her friends, though the bulk
of them fell to Miss Nelle Wetherholt.
Tha rooms were all prettily decorated,
the parlors in palms, ferns, La France
rcses and quantities of green foliage.
In the dining room, where a two-course
supper was served, the decorations were
green and white. On the table was a
square of drawn work scattered over
with graceful sprays of asparagus fern.
A mirror plateau in the center reflected
a high vase of white chrysanthemums.
The guests were received by Mrs.
Payne. Mrs. Mary Falkiner of Detroit,
Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Fulton of Kansas
City, and Miss Annia Payne,
A great many beautiful presents were
received by Mr. and Mrs. Falkiner.
They were arranged in one of the up
Mr. and Mrs. Falkiner left at 8:43 for
a ten days' trip to Memphis and Bir
mingham, and on their return will live
at the Blower house. They will be at
home to their friends after November 15.
The marriage of Mr. Harry H. Wolcott
of Topeka and Miss Gertrude William
son, daughter of Mr and Mrs. John Wil
liamson of Lamed, Kas., took place in
Larned Wednesday morning. Mr. Wol
cott is employed In the business office
of the Topeka State Journal. The an
nouncement of his marriag-e is quite a
Burprisa to his Topeka friends.
A Pleasant Affair.
Mrs. D L. Lakin gave a pleasant lit
tle company Wednesday evening, com
plimentary to her guest, Mrs. Tuffts, of
Chicago, who was formerly Miss Edith
Goodspeed. They were about thirty
five guests invited for the affair, most
of them old friends of Mrs. Tuffts. Mrs.
Tuffts left today for her home.
Notes and Personal Mention.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Miller of Osage
City were in Topeka to attend the per
formance of Frank Daniels Wednesday
evening; they were guests of Mrs. S. J.
The Bohemian club was pleasantly
entertained Tuesday evening by Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Sterne. Mrs. Margaret Wig
gin substituted for Mrs. Edwin Lang.
The club will be entertained next time
by Mrs. A. J. Wolcott.
Mrs. R. M. Poindexter of Beloit Is
spending some time in the city with Mr.
and Mrs. E. W. Poindexter at 911 West
Mrs. A. H. Thompson went to Kansas
City today to spend the remainder of the
week with her sister, Mrs, Lee.
Herbert Robinson Is spending two
days in Kansas City attending the horse
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Harger came over
from Abilene to attend the theater Wed
neseday evening. Mr. Harger returned
this morning but Mrs. Harger will be
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Patti
son at f18 Topeka avenue until Friday.
Miss Agnes Hansen of Lawrence and
Mrs.Paul Hubner of Newton spent Wed
nesday In Topeka with Mrs. Luther
J. E. Mood of St. Louis is spending a
few days in the city with relatives.
Mrs. Annie Jarrell and daughter, Mrs,
Lawless of Atchison, are in Topeka vis
iting Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jarrell.
The Spalding Reading circle will meet
this evening at Institute hall. Mrs, L.
H. Crandell will give a talk on "Mos
aics." the first of a series of art lectures
which she will deliver during the winter
befcre this club.
Mrs. Fred Hartman and little son will
leave Friday for Tampico, Mexico, to
spend the winter with Mr. Hartman.
A reception will be given in the parlors
of the First Presbyterian church Fri
day evening in honor of the 40 new
members recently received into the
church. All members of the congrega
tion are invited to be present.
Miss Lucile Mulvane has returned
from a short visit in Kansas City.
Mr. Joseph Rickard is expected from
the City of Mexico next week to visit
Mrs. W. G. Gunther entertained a few
friends at a very pleasant 7 o'clock din
ner Wednesday evening.
Mr. W. C. Haswell returned Wednes
day from Kentucky where he went to
attend the funeral of his mother.
Mrs. P. L. Wise entertained Wednes
day afternoon at her home on Shawnee
avenue complimentary to Mr. Wise's
mother, Mr. R. S. Wise of Madison. Win.
A dainty luncheon was served by the
hostess. The invited guests were: Mrs.
S. G. Parkhurst, Mrs. Brick, Mrs. Hew
ett, Mrs. Reynolds, Mrs. Petro, Mrs.
Fursell, Mrs. Cheney, Mrs. Mateland,
Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs, Fagan and Mrs.
Chester Woodward returned Wednes
day from Lawrence.
T. W. Hamer has returned from a
business trip to Leavenwarth.
Miss Ellen J. Blom and Mr. John A
Lund w ere married Wednesday, October
24. Rev. A. M. L. Nerenius of the Swed
ish Lutheran church officiating.
C A MPBELL CAUGH T.
Wrote Letter Showing Ho is Working
The following self-explanatory letter
has been made public by the Democratic
state committee at the Kansaa City
Oxford, Kan., Oct. 22, 1900.
Chairman Middle of the Road Populist
State Committee, Lincoln, Neb.
Dear Sir: I am the Populist nominee
for congress in the Seventh congression
al district of Kansas. But I am not
making the race. I resigned the nomina
tion, which I had received unanimously
because the Democrats, who had but one
vote in six fusion votes, persisted in
nominating a Democrat and refused to
indorse me, or give me their support, be
cause I was a Populist.
I have been engaged for the last three
weeks in making Populist Bpeeches in
this district against the Democratic par
ty, which I charge with a conspiracy to
destroy the People's party, and advising
Populists to vote the Republican ticket
as the only salvation for our party. I
am billed to speak every day until elec
tion, but some prominent Republicans
think I could do some very good work
by making two or three speeches in your
state under the direction of your com
mittee. I am w illing to do so, providing
you desire me to in Lincoln and one or
two other large places. The first speech
I made was in Wichita, of which I am
informed the state Republican commit
tee has published 40,000 for distribution
in this state.
If you are interested in the matter,
and will write the Republican state com
mittee at Topeka, they will send you a
copy of this speech, and w-ill tell you
who I am and what I can do. I should
like to make speeches for the Populists
and against the Democrats and Demo
cratic Populists in your state, and point
out that to save the Populist party De
mocracy must be knocked out.
I should like to speak about the first
three days in November or the last two
of the three, speaking in Lincoln on
Saturday. November 3, at night.
The fusion Populists of this state are
much outraged at my course and
speeches, but hundreds of the loyal Pop
ulists of this state are going to vote for
McKinley and give this state to him by
4O,Oo0. We have no middle of the road
Please let me hear from you at once.
Respectfully, I. P. CAMPBELL.
Address Wichita, Kan.
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anv case it fails to cure, price ou cents
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FH0. 1. HOPKINS. Pre r. 31 tirtatJsaM it. a. V.
" Hod " Lawrence Shared Hon
ors With the Comedian.
The Topeka Actor lleeeires a
HE MAKES A SPEECH.
Had Thought He Wasn't Appre
ciated at Home.
" The Ameer " Breaks the Rec
ord at the Crawford.
The largest audience that has crowd
ed into a Topeka opera house, In years
saw Frank Daniels in "The Ameer" at
Crawford's last night.
The house record was made by Booth
and Barrett ten years ago. when seata
sold from one to four dollars, and the
sale amounted to t2,S0Q, Since, then
Alice Nielsen, In 'The Fortune Teller,"
made a record with seats from $2 down,
by playing to Eol Smith Russell.
In "A Bachelor's Romance," two years
ago, played to $1,142, at prices ranging
from Jl.&O down. Frank Daniels played
last night at prices ranging from $1.50
to 50 cents, and the receipts amounted
to $1,265. Daniels' previous houses in
Topeka have netted $700 and $S00.
Every seat in the house was sold be
fore the doors were opened for the per-
A . -' As
formance. and all the extra seats that
could be placed in the house were taken.
A bench in a window went for $3. The
sale of standing room was stopped as
the house was crowded. A man with
two) tickets he wished to dispose of had
no trouble in exchanging them for $5.
The reason of the record-breaking au
dience was that Frank Daniels and his
principals are all favorite in Topeka,
combined with the fact that Howard 8.
Lawrence was to sing the leading tenor
part of "Captain Ralph Winston," of the
British guards. His first appearance be
fore the audience brought him a round
of applause that would have pleased a
veteran actor, but during the second act
he received an ovation. As captain of
the guards he sang the solo part to
"Soldiers All," and the chorus as the
guards marched and countermarched in
a series of well executed movements.
At the clese of the song he marched
away with his fair soldiers. The ap
plause came from every corner of the
house. The guards marched across the
stage again, singing the refrain, but
Lawrence did not appear. There was
even more applause. The army marched
across the stage a half dosen times. The
applause did not subside. Then Mr.
Lawrence stepped to the stage, doffed
his white helmet and disappeared. The
audience was determined. Again he
stepped forward and bowed. All this
time a young man was standing by the
front of the stage holding a wreath of
roses. He shook them at Mr. Lawrence
several times, laid them on the stage,
and then picked them up and held them
again. He finally became tired of the
job and tumbled them onto the stage in
a heap and retired. The encore con
tinued. "HOD" LAWRENCE'S SPEECH.
Mr. Lawrence was forced to do some
thing to quell the uproar. He stepped
to the? center of the stage for a speech.
His friends in the audience knew that
it must be a trying moment to him.
They hoped that he would be eQUal to
the occasion. "This is the happiest
moment of my life." said the young
actor in a clear voice that showed no
sign of embarrassment. "I wish I could
reach out over the footlights and shake
vou all by the hand." He was getting
along first rate. "I feel much better
coming back to Topeka than when I
went away. For when I left I thought
you did not appreciate my budding
genius." Such a frank confession was
good to hear, and the audience laughed.
Then in a very neat manner he an
nounced that he was not as yet a full
fledged principal, and that by the kind
ness of the management and Mr. How
ard, the tenor, he had been allowed to
appear before hla Topeka friands In the
tenor part. Then, Just like a star who
had been making curtain speeches for
years, he passed a little compliment over
the footlights by saying that "I am
known in the company as 'Topeka'
that is my nickname. I received It be
cause everywhere we go we meet To
peka people, and the members of the
company have often remarked that To
peka people are so intelligent." Mr.
Lawrence pleaded for Topekans to en
courage any other "budding genius"
thev might find.
Mr. Daniels should start a "correspond
ence school of acting." He probably
can not quit the part of "IffEe Khan,
Ameer of Afghanistan." to open a sta
tionary school, but he could trave-1
around the country and keep in touch
with his pupiis by means of the mails.
He has proven himself a competent in
structor. "Hod" Lawrence Is an ex
ample. He has been with Daniels but
about a year, but in that time he has
improved in voice and acquired a stage
appearance that is pleasing. As the
captain of the English guards he ap
peared as if the part had been written
for him. He sang his first solo. "When
Love is True," in a very pleasing man
ner and with excellent expression. Mr.
Lawrence and Miss Helen Redmond, in
the duet "Cupid will Guide." were well
received. The opinion of the audience
was that if Mr. Lawrence is not a full
fledged principal he will be If he con
tinues in Mr. Daniels' school, for Miss
Norma. Kopp and Miss Helen Redmond,
two of the principals, started in the
chorus with Mr. Daniels.
There was another Topekan in the
company. Miss Mabel Day, a member
of the chorus. Another Kansan with
the company is Miss Julia Mclnerney,
from Abilene, whose stage name is Julia
Francis. Several Abilene people attend
ed the performance.
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Ameer" ia no exception to the rule. The
production is magnificent. The stace i
settings and the costumes, as "Iffe ,
Khan" would say, seem to be "the lim- j
it." Some people never imagined that i
the stage at Crawford's could hold the
amount f splendor shswn in the thir.l
act. Another point of merit in the com
pany ia the chorus. A handsomer bevy
cf chorus girls has never been seen In
And Daniels Is funny. Funny in JuBt
the same way that he was In "The Wia
trd of the Kile" and "The Idol's Eye."
When In the last act he dons a costume
that is the counterpart of tha court
fool's it seems for a moment as if he
was about to fall back upon the ludic
rous situations made possible by a dou
ble as was the case in his first success,
The comic operas change but Daniels
g-oes on Just the same, lifting his eye
brows, using some simple little by-play
over and over as a laugh provoker, doinj
those same little dance steps, making
use of Borne one as a foil and singing
comic songs and always making: a few
funny remarks not In th part that
brings the laush to the members of thd
company and to himself as well. Dan
iels always seems to be having such a
jolly good time when he ia goifiit
through his lines. This year his foii is
William Corliss as "Crackasmite," the
court jester who tried time and again to
crack a joke that would amuse the
"Ameer" but that lordly ruler of Af
ghanistan refused to laugh and remind
ed him when he tried to be funny that
he mierht return to his native heath and
that "your ship sails Wednesday." Then
the Jester tried for honors by reciting-;
"When a man is In love with a turtle
His one wish is to mate her.
He says his love for her is greater.
But she says she has seen a nutmeg
Then "Iffe Khan" looked serious. "Re
member, McGuire." said he, addressing
the jester, "your ship sails Wednesday.'
But Corliss made good his attempt at
fun, with the audience at least, when he
sanp "In Old Ben Franklin's Day." the
wittirst topical song that has been heard
in Topeka for a long time. Miss Kupp's
"Poster Girl" song gave her about the
only chance to distinguish herself.
Kate Uart, the contralto of the com
pany and Miss Helen Redmond and Miss
Norma Kopp have been principals with
the Daniels companies for several sea
sons and heretofore had much to do
with the success of the piece but in "The
Ameer' their parts are noticeably insig
nificant. It is truly a Daniels' piece.
It does looks a little strange when Ow
en Westford, as the "Lord Chamber
lain," and Daniels and the jester do the
"Continuous Performance" song for the
court ladies, the soldiers and attendants
to indulge in a cake walk but probably
everything goes in Cabul. The principals
were called before the curtain after the
second act and Mr. Daniels could quiet
the audience only by a curtain speech.
It was funnier than his part in the piece.
What he eaid nobody knows and what
he was talking about is a mystery but
he used words as long as the laughs
they brought and he stopped Just in
time, as he said, "to put on his beauti
ful costume" far the last act
SENSIBLE NEW RULE.
With the Daniels performance a new
rule went Into effect at Crawford's op
era house. The rule that no one will be
seated after the rise of the curtain for
the first act until the end of the act.
The rule was rigidly observed last
night and those who were seated before
the curtain went up were not annoyed
by thos being seated who came late.
One rule or custom waa not observed by
ail last night. For several seasons it
has been at least the custom if not the
rule for ladies to remove their hats. The
management of the house calls attention
on the programme to the fact that all
can see better if ladies wili remove
their hats. As the house was crowded
it was dimcuit for those in poor seat?
to secure a good view of ihe suase and
but are Mucti More practical
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some were annoyed because a few ladles
wore their hats throughout the entire
performance. The management should
request those who do not observe the
rule to remove their hats.
REALISTIC LOVE SCENE.
"Constance" and "Ralph Winston"
were ideal lovers and carried the part
so well that a few young ladies in the
audience, at hast, wondered. Ileln
Redmond was "Constance" and Howard
Lawrence was "Ralph Winston. " Usual
ly another man is the lover, on the
stage, but the part did not seem dis
pleasing or unnatural to Mr. Lawrence.
Perhaps Miss Redmond was particularly
affectionate in the love scenes for the
reason that the lover was making love
to her before hundreds of people who
know him. Anyway wh'n Mf. Lawrence
placed his arms affectionately around
her and drew hrr to him. fht laid her
head on his shoulder, sighed contented
ly and looked out of the corner of her
eye at the audience. When her lover
placed his arm around her and led her
from the stage she took a parting side
long glance at the audience and there
was just suspicion of a wink.
Cashed Under Goise of Cam.
New Tork, Oct. 25. Operating under
the cloak of agents of the Republican
campaign commutes rogues have suc
ceeded In obtaining probably HOO.OOO on
forged checks in this city and through
the state. Their method of operation is
Ehown in the case of H. M. Cook, who is
under arrest on the charge of pacing
bogus checks bearing the nemo tit M. L.
Muhleman. treasurer of tha Republican
national campaign commute. C'ouk, it
is alleged, induced WliUani J. Wright
on receipt of
easy rate of
to xjuiiva ivwuu
such a library?
3o to 10o per roll.
to deposit checks purporting to rer-wr,t
tl.100 to his account in tti. Mount Motrin
bank. These all bore Mr. Munleman a
Cook explained that they wr con
tributions tu the Republican fund, a: ;1
the committer rot Oefcirinic to l-t ile
amount of the subscriptions be general.
known, had arranged to cash lim checks
in different banks.
Wright gave Cook 11.100 in cash, and
a few days a en tha prison- appeared
attain with. 1.7tK) In checks. The bar. k
oilieials beewn an !nveUKtion. mti
found that the c hecks had been fori:e-i.
Othr similar Irarnai tiuiis haw I n
reported from the inler lor. w hl h lea 1
to the svjppoeh Ion tht th" total i -t-cipts
by tne forg-ries will not fall shoi t
Treasurer Cornelius N. R!Ipw, of
national committer, nays that ' hid
no connection with that body. Mr. Hii
said Cook was oncw as'K.-tated wth a
sub-treasury ortii ia!, and once had un
dertaken to misnli" a political literal v
hureau. and in that iy h:i 1 ur- 1
letter from the numbers f the com
mittee. On the strength cf th lett-r
the man had obtained fu'vl. The fim
of had been tracked to him. l i .
liilt-s said. He b-Uv ve. tl.at the real
sum obtained by C'k is arBter.
KINO CALLKI) DOWN.
Ruler of tha Belgians Drives Els
Auto Car Too Fast.
Paris, Oct. 23. The king of the Hel
gians, while ridlnff in an auto car yi
terdsy in the Rois Iw-s Jloulonne,
pulled up by the poli. e for c-tlti
the regulation speed, lie was flu .g at
the rat of CO kilonu-tris an li'.ur.
A poiicernan vas about to tike d wrt
King I. fori Id s name in his notix k,
when the driver cf the Hniour win i" r
e1 In his ear und an f i. a ;;.it i-n ( , ow
ed that put htnrn rUr.t.
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