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»- -"-d. However unselflsh his action hi so
c - Ftory did not please Roberts, our
; for the reason that It was largely
composed of as attack on one of Roberts >
*r^est friends. He called the proof
r * for this, and. as a result, on Fli
| _• Wi'.kes. the proofreader, was full
I whiskey. In an evil moment Rob
into the editorial rooms and asked
."n to have a special story for
. ■ Sunday. When it came his turn
t . - could have heard a \i*n
• ; ->v give us a good Bulge
v ? asked Roberts ap-
T :.;.:; will. 'No.' pnapped.
WDkes. Pi ne\ ■.:. other story for this
| .te anything that Is
d 'hen he went on for five
: c Roberts such an insight
~ by others, as is sel
dom t- iHy man.
led hastily, and, as each man
had ■ : Roberts, the entire
Staff a ■ . to a friendly cafe as soon as
work \ .:;d an all night session ensued.
Being the time. I acted
:.- r.d at S It tn the n >rning
I■. . i to gel tl boys started for
same. our horror when, on suddenly
c a corner, we - ,n Into Roberts
sßß»e.° | with a friend, but. fortunate
tsasag wi; -. tc-ward us. All the
. rtsl men, who could not af
: ■ lions, vanished into thin
ted th^ bachelors, and a
-v retreat was made be
to see us. Needless
Mtaaal to read proof any
NOTES OF THE STAGE.
"Tee Oosarj — .-■' Gf-onre a.4e*l first
Vmtuie Into th? D lof legftiaaate drrtma, will
I - - ' ■ :',rc on <r»ny cvon-
D ArbacUe will play the title
part. The d: . . ut-ca fhown with great
BB MMBXB n9H*BBT.
f • - o appear in "The Marrjago o: K-.'.'y."
r •'. and Is I
v • Mr. Ade.
*' ' r> Vesssoat in "The Marriage of
I • ... soon apjiear at the new Hudson
W TLED HIS OWN BLEACHING.
'■ Oenybtu; the manager of Fir Thnnas
l - • s Chicago packing bouse, told, at the
* given tn Boston to the Honourable Ar
'• :■-•■> of L»tidun, an amusing Story
• :-■: -■ a militiaman.
•Ws ._•:,•• he said, "was a captain.
Bi » • j to drill his troop every Saturday after
■J"loo .»n a green In the centre of his Vfllagat
few BCBtumea the preen would be quite cov
ered with linen bleaching In the run, aid an
hour ( ,r two would be wasted while the owner of
Ifc* . n mam iuuked up and bidden to remove
'Tur rajUllln. therefore. Issued a genera! order
ftai on Katurdays no linen was to be bleared
U.i> it^d'b ra«* was great when, the
•■ i- r-utiirlaj. he marched up at the h'-ad
•'x»p to find the grass altogether hidden
■ »\ . , r»-.,d of baby clotbes. iiii;-k:jis,
■ I I Olovj ■
. '" W« :i bncSj thssa disobedient pf-opl* I
■JOB. DMSV n* said. And be marched his
,. n to Uie green und dnll.-j tn.-m on
:.<i co»tl> linen. Just tut though there
*L,d L«.n BOthavj •■ re.
B. in ■ little while, wa* bta. keasd
and at «he end of Hal drill it was
• :1 a drasgit-d beup of dirty ra^s.
i was abuttt to disband the com t any.
rwit r^"* **** bim;
n^,,'i r T*t^!' "ES * hi CTi^S. pointing to the
»aal wtu u»e nu-u* aay »bea
XEW-YOKK TRIBUNE ILLUSTRATED SUrPLEMENT-
SCENE FROM "GRISGOIRE."
Homer I.iid ar.d Au. in Homer Und's "Liederspiel" company at the Manhattan Th^atra.
Reworks Let Fall by a Theatrical
"This l.« a great year for df>adh<»ads," re
markr-d a theatrical manager sadly last week.
"What with general bad business and an army
of unemployed actors and advance agents in
As the Hon. Jim. Haekler. in George Ad,.--* "The County Chairman." at WTaUacaS.
town, we are not only expected to give away a
bunch of spats every night, but to do so as
though the recipients were conferring a favor on
us by assisting to fill the house. I gave a pro
fessional matinee on a Thursday afternoon some
three weeks ago, and let it be known well in ad
vance that every Thespian of high and low de
gree would be taken care of on that day. But
that didn't keep the dfadht-ads away from tht
Monday to Wednesday performances of that
week. On the contrary. I was luobbed each
evening by chorus men. played out tragedians.
■f-upers' and bo on, and the first thing I kn»-w I
was giving a professional matinee every nigtit.
Then 1 shut down.
"Out in ran ton the other night I was ex
pecting an impotent *eftegfas9 from New-York.
At C o'clock I called up the telegraph office, situ
ated in the railroad station, and inquired if any
message had arrived for me. I was told that
there was something for n.e, but that they
would not be able to send a Im>>- up with it for
half an hour As- i did net desire to receive it
over the telephone I set out in the rain and
walked eight tl ck=> to the railroad station, a3
the streetcars seerred to have £•>:,*- on striL-e.
To my disgust the message, instead of beinp an
Important New-York telegram, was nothing
more or less than a» request from the bag:-
agent who was to arrange our transportation
for two seats for the evening performance.
"I was pretty hot under the collar by this time,
but I wrote out the pass and trudged back to the
hotel. But when the baggage agent, with hi*
best girl on his arm. marched up and presented
his pass I stepped forward and courteously in
formed him that the pass was good for the gal
lery only. He was stunned, as I hoped he would
be, and stammered a protest about taking his
lady friend up In the gallery- I was firm, i nd
Intimated that he could obtain orchestra seats
by paying the difference. But he was a real
deadhead, and the only money he ever spent i ■
the theatre was the carfare. After some de
liberation the baggage agent and his girl went
away, and then I felt mean and small for hav
ing disappointed the girl, who was not bad look
ing. My conscience was fully relieved, however,
when Just as the last strains of the overture
were being butchered by the local musician? my
deadhead friend, panting and exhausted, lushed
Into the theatre, accompanied not by his girl
this time, but by his brother, and both men
scrambled up the gallery stairs in record time
for fear of missing a moment of the show.
"Some persons seem to think that we produce
plays for our own gratification, and that w«
only charge admission to those unfortunate per-
MIS? MTTITLE VTSBOS.
Of Miss Alice Fischer's company, in "What*! the
Matter With Susan?" at the Bijou.
snns with whnm we do not happen to i
sunnily acquainted When my fi .•
that I was going into the theatrical I v
did they all pat me on the back, wish n • I
luck and a.=k when they c<.ai>l bay I --•
the opening night? Not v bit of it_ T
smiled with anticipated joy, and said tl.
they would be able to go to the the l.
having to pay.
"My aversion to deadheads was Increase I i y
an occurrence at Bridgeport last season. That's
a funny town, and. although I had a go. d show,
which was a money maker, it was not polling
the dollars in at Bridgeport. The business was
so bad that night that a hen I went in to take a
look at the house a fresh usher —Id: >'..
how you frightened us. We thought you had a
ticket.' Just before the rise of the cur' I a
big, red automobile swept up in front of the
theatre, a distinguished looking man in evening
clothes and wearing a fur lined overcoat steppf <1
out, escorted his wife, also gorgeously gowned.
into the lobby, and If ft the 'red devil' in charge
of the chauffeur 'I see $4 for two box seats.' I
Whispered to the local manager. Then, with ill
concealed Joy, I watched that splendid Indi
vidual go to the box office window, put his ha: 1
In his trousers pocket and haul out a lithograph
ticket for two 75 cent seats!"
HIS FAUX PAS.
They were uttering the tender nonsense that
sucr-e»"1n th* great question.
"And," said the girl, bravely, "if j p
cor..<, we will face It together."
"Ah, dearest." he replied, "the mere Pi^ht of
your ft- -vould scare the wolf away."
And ever BtßCe r.e has wondered why she n»
turn*d tht- ring.
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