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William CoWer and Grant Stewart Stewartmight Stewartmight twiitmight
might easily have whipped Into respocta respoctabillty rNtMCtabHlty reaectablilty
billty the plot that underlies CaughtIn Caught CaughtIn
In the Rain Rstn one would k1 think tht thus t add adding dIng d dIng ¬
ing much to t the th arttetic tMtIc value val as well as asthe uthe a athe
the enjoyableness ef a the little comedy comedyNo caIMIII7No comedyNo
No matter how intensely funny or witty wltt7Jines wittyines wittylines
lines ines may be there to a a certain constraint constraintor oostrathtnr
or hesitation in laughing laU hlng < at t them if i one onehas onelias onehas
has a subeoiMctousnaes s that the whole wholeaction wholefictIon wholeactIon
action of the piece Is based on the absurd absurdand absurdsnd absuMeTd
and the impossible And the plot of ofTaught ofaucht ofaught
Taught aught in the Rain is about the limit limitof Ihnltof limitnh
of absurdity absnrcUt and crudity It is no de defense defense 4 4fertse ¬
fense to say it is 1 only a a comedy or farce farceSome raroSome froSome
Some of the best and most admirable admirablework admirablework admirablework
work of the great dramatists tJat has been beendone beeRdone beendore
done in writing comedies and farces facuThs firceeThIs farcesThis
This form oC dramatic composition is isjust isjust Iijust
just as respectable as any other and is isJust Isjmt iijUst
Just as deserving of serious handling But BatMr Butr ButMr
Mr r Collier and hh collaborator were wereplainly werepYanly wereplan1y
plainly in a great hurry when they put putTaught puta put4aught
Taught a u ht in the Bate together and figured Apredthat Aguredthat figuredthat
that any sort of a dramatic framework frameworkwould frameworkWould frameworkwu1d
would do provided the trimmings of puns punsand punsand punsand
and gags and jokes were bright and aDCllavl aDCllavlnough lavish lavishenough lavishenough
enough This was wa a mistake The bright briPtints brightIins brightlines
lines ints Trill not serve to bring marked markedsuccess Dlllreds markedsuccess
success s lces to the comedy It might easily easilyhave euUyta easilyhave
have ta ye been rendered a a derided dert ecl go if the thestory thestCry thoster
story ster had the elements of probability and andconsistency DCicon andconristency
consistency con fstfncy to make it respectable Mr MrColliers 1lrColliers Mroiliers
Colliers oiliers odd odd dry almost uncMUfstftQble uncMUfstftQblehut VftC VftCnt unclsssthbleh1t
hut nt unmistakably delightful type of ofhumor ofumorwould ofburnorwould
humor umorwould would have been given a much muchricher Jauchrchlr muchrchcr
richer and keener < seat by such a back background Megound hockground ¬
ground It would hare put him and his hisassistants hiellsiftants hisasiatants
assistants at a distinct advantage at every everystage e e5tagf everystage
stage of the action What an embarrass embarrassment em emJ embarrawrnent
ment J t nt all around to have va to t play against againstthe a againstth JDattl
the tl th ronfuing ontuj effect of the lael incidents tanu in inwhich 101thich InwHh
which the complaisant bat supposedto supposedtoreresnectable wpposedtnlrs supposedtobrespetabte
reresnectable lrs table father consents to the theragt mar marriage mrrag
rag riage of his h daughter qtuer first to the hero heroand 1Ieroand bero8d
and then to the villain vtnaln in order to get getrut letnnt getnit
rut nit of his money mo trouble If the father fatherhad fatherhad fatherhLd
had been be n sketched as of the type trpein seen seenin seenIr
in Julie Bonbon there would have havei
i h p t n no inconsistency in tneensIssne it would have kept keptthe Jrlptt keptthe
the t e comedy om y line But to represent repre a ra rappectahle Je Jerorect1Ne repecthb1e
ppectahle American father as doing that thatport thatf thatport
port f rt of thing te lejardag Jarring to the test de degree 4e 4elree dogree ¬
gree It affects a < the flavor of the whole wholepiece wholepleec hoIe hoIepI
piece pI E It isnt t good comedy and It ItiFnt ItImt itFflt
iFnt good ood melodrama Jlleledra Mr Collier is ist I Ito istro
to t < x > promising a comediaji comedJa and andauthor aDds andauthor
author s uthor to be permitted to waste him himflf himfFlf himif
flf if in this way wa 7 When he secures a areally areal1 ara1l
really real1 good line of plays he will doj dojwork do dowork o owork
work that will place him hi the rank of ofthe otth oftLe
the th late John T Raymond Mr MrCoI MrCoIlier Col Collier colher ¬
lier has in his present company another anotherjvung anotJterrpung anotherung
jvung ung comedian of great promise Mr MrWallace XIYallace MrViliace
Wallace Eddlnger His playing of the thepart lherart thertrt
part of the tb goodfornothing Bob was wasremarkably wasremarkably wasremarkably
remarkably spontaneous and convincing convincingThere coavble1D5Thtre convincingTh
There Th re wasnt a a suspicion of acting about aboutThe aboutC aboutThe
The musical comedy that is really 1Wll must Wlusal mustekit j jral
ral al and genuinely comic hasnt come toj tojt to to1nwn to1Wfl
t 1nwn < > wn yet et this season The Tb Social SocialVhirl SodalVh socIalWhrV
Vh WhrV Vhirl rl wasnt it The piece te altogeth altogether ¬
er r too much broken up by unrelated unrelatedvaudeville unrelateda unrelatedvaudeville
vaudeville a udevtlJe stunts Ie t be honestly boftMtl entitled entitledto
to a place in I the musical oamedy class classTt cIaaIt classIt
It is a nuasicai burlesque or extrava extravannza extrevagnza
g gnza nnza n a of the dsapsst dye There is too toomuch toomuch tooimch
much doing in h it to give atv a ehsnee for de dev d dloplng doto
v > ioping to the fullest effectiveness ecUvene the thevarious thet their1ou
various t ir1ou rIou incidents Pruning would ould improve improvetho Improveft improvepiecemake
tho ft > piece piecemake make It funnier and more morenirkmanlike morerkmanllke
nirkmanlike 1 rkmanllke The Shuberts Shu el are a thinking thinkingC
f taking it to London but ut if they do dothey dot doty
they t h y will probably find the Britishers BrttthersSt Britishersstaring
staring St 1 arlng in blank bewilderment instead lot of ofInuffhinir ofb ofTh
Inuffhinir b llghlnJIC at some JJ nM of the gags that are aremaking aremaking I Imaking
making the greatest hits i here hereDramatizing heftDTamatld hereS
S S SDramatizing
Dramatizing DTamatld the novel has been quick quickly trQIcklr mitchl ¬
ly l reduced r duced to the absurd by the New NewY NowYrk NewYrk
Y Yrk rk author and pvbitoaer who has turn turned tUrDr1 turnfcI ¬
ed into a thrHter a wild Western ro rornnnee 10rIl2n roTiIflTIC
rIl2n rnnnee > that that he is still numing In the thecolumns tbIlmIHJ thercimre
columns lmIHJ of his story paper He wouldnt wouldntHike wool4nth
Hike h kf k the th chance of even the slight loss lossf Ionof leesif
of f heat h at that might be caused by the de delay deJa dehy ¬
lay Ja in getting the story run out hi book bookform bookfnrm bookfrrrr
form after it had completed its serial serialiourse Mrlalf serialenure
iourse f e in the periodical He dramatised dramatisedIt
It right off the bat batS as it were rp and no nod nod1bt noubt
d d1bt > ubt the play will be advertised as be bein bein be1n
in founded on one of the dosen bestsell bestselling bestlleUj ¬
ing j jr novels of the season And probably probablythousands probablyth0uMnds probablythuands
thousands of Ignorant people will go to toso toN toit
so N < > it t under th the impr impression son that It r MBy rosUywts MByW Uy Uywas
was W IS founded on a great t novel and will willcom willm willom
com om m away with the Impression that they theyhave tate tatehv
have 111 hv VI seen a good play Great is the thepower the11r thepwr
power of advertising adverttat advertisingfor for a while But in inthe inthe Inthe
the long run people will learn not to be befooled befooled befooled
fooled by it in 1 relation to books and andplays anCP1RYS andP1RS
plays as to everything else elseWhat e1tieWhat elseS
S S S S SWhat
What is known in the slang of the thestage thestage theat
stage at age as the tabloid drama deserves deservesencouragement d dfnoura deservesrncouragement
encouragement fnoura emant It is full of mighty mightyinteresting mightyIntrestlnc mightyIntresting
interesting possibilities Perhaps the therrrrst tl1 tl11lrRt theprt
rrrrst alluring of these tbe e is the Ut prospect that thatin thatin thatin
in the near future through tho popular popularization POPUlarIzation popularIzation ¬
ization of the tabloid form of dramatic dramaticAompoeition dramaticomp081t1on dramaticornpoeitIon
Aompoeition authors with clever little littleideas Uttleideas littleIdeas
ideas in their heads will be content een t to towork toWork towork
work them up UI into nice little oneact oneactplaylet oneactpIsYletll oneactplayIet
playlet instead of resorting to the c cotton cottoftw cottonwool tton ttonwool
wool w ol bag and padding them up into intothreeact Intothreeact Intothreeact
threeact or fouract dramas ac a some Ate of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the authors of the day are in the th habit it of ofdoing oCdoing ofdoing
doing Real ideas will stand a moderate moderateamount 1IICMhrtea moderatearount
amount a ount of padding but too much of it itcHftorts Iti1ftorts itd1torte
cHftorts and fatally weakens weak The pad padding padiTlg padLng ¬
ding Lng iTlg gets heavier than the Idea Id as a it itwere Itre itwere
were re and a d sags away from the frame It Itwas Itwa ItWa3
was wa intended to amplify If not beautify beautifyA
A story that would be moving and strik ItrfkIn strikIng j jIns
Ins In in a oneact play lay loses force and andpoint Kndint andpOInt
point int when spread over three or four fouracts fouracts fourats
acts Thats whats what the matter with withmany withmany withmany
many of the plays of the day whose e au auth authors j
thors th 1S and producers lr dueers counted on big sue successes aucl suecerses ¬
cesses l > fses for them but ftnd they arent arentgoing arntgoing arentgoing
going with the rush that was looked for forTh forTh forTh
Th story tory that seemed so good and ef effectlv effpcttv effeetIv
fectlv in the germ lost Its snap 8 and andbeauty andbeauty j
beauty in the course of the forcing proc process procfoN process ¬
ess it was put through in order to make makeenough BlAkeenough makeenough
enough of it to fill an evening sV8l ng in the per performance trfonnance performance ¬
formance If it had been done up as a atabloid atabloid atabloid
tabloid drama dr ma or comedy eomecI It might have haveafforded bytatToMed haveatYorled
afforded forty er ilxty bty tj minutes of 0 keen keenenjoyment keenfrjlrmfct keemrjoymert
enjoyment emotional or rteorfel But Us Usforce Itaforce Itsforce
force was dissipated the action weakened weakenedby wiak wiakb wenk wenkby
by b expanding expandl it to a twohourandahalf twohourandahalfproduction twohoura twohourandg4fproduction ha1l ha1lrodu
production productionProbably rodu < tion tionProbably
S S S S SProbably
Probably the fault lias even mere with withthe withthe withthe
the managers mana s and the public than with withthe withthe withthe
the authors The demand on the latte lattefor latteJfor lattoofor
for plays pIa operas o ra musical comedlde COtdf Ci al almost aJmost a1moat ¬
most any form of composition that will willkeep wUlkeep willkeep
keep the big theaters of the country go goIns goIng golog
Ins for r sis s or seven Yen months In the year yearis YMrt8 yenris
is greater than they tlte can supply and keep keeptheir keepthplr keeptheir
their output up to a high standard The Thedimensions Thedimensions ThedImensions
dimensions to which the nighclass the theatrical thentrical theatrical ¬
atrical business bUi of the country has ex expanded expanded expanded ¬
panded in the last fw boom years are aree aremulng aresmazing
e mazing The present investment Inve tment In it ithas ithas Ithas
has recently been computed at 90000000 90000000The 50000006The 50060000The
The lists of companies on the road en engaged englge engaged ¬
gaged i in What may he railed serious seriouswork seriouswork
work ork fill columns in the th crgans of the theprofession theprofesalon theprofession
profession Most of them of course are arepresenting arepresenlln9 arepreenUn
presenting productions produ Uons of last season or ork
the season 110I1 before or even of remoter remoterdate remeterdate remoterdate
date But there t erQ Is a steady steed call from fromthese tIOIftthese frontthese
these companies compani for something new and andthe anUte andthe
the authors end Ad managers are at their theirwits theirwita theirwits
wits end all the time to t meet this de demand demend ¬
mend io so that the old things may not notsplutter notpluUer notepluUer
splutter out before 1J lore there Is something somethingnew IOtMthtagnew somethingnew
new or so revamped r8van1 as 8 to seem new to totake totake totake
take their places place and keep the theaters theatersfrom theatersfrom thestersfrom
from the horror of dark nights during durl the theseason theseascm theseason
season Under these the e conditions it isnt isntsurprising 151turprts1ng isntsurprising
surprising perhaps per naps that the jaded jadedauthors jadedutHnI Jadeduthor
authors uthor and composers are tempted to topad topad topad
pad out to proportions S that will fill an anevening aneveft anevening
evening eveft stories that ought not to take takean takean takealt
an hour in telling In dramaUc form formSome tormSome formS
S S S S SSome
Some of the Chicago dramatic critics are arewaking arewaking j jwaking
waking up in the night apparently to towallow towallow towallow
wallow in worshipful reverie on the mar marvelous DNUvelaU5 marrebus ¬
rebus managerial and artistic achieve achievements addevementa achievemonte ¬
monte of t Richard Mansfield ran eJd in his produe production produetlcm produeties ¬
ties of Ibsens Ibeen Peer Gynt The moet moetworshipful mostworahlpCul moatworshipful
worshipful of the ecstatic choir seems seemsto eetDSto seemsto
to have exhausted himself searching for forrare torrare forrare
rare adjectives and crocheting flattering flatteringphrases atterIngphrases tterl tterlphra
phrases phra to toss at the feet of Richard RichardThis ItlehanlThIs ItIChrdThis
This enthusiast now writes of Mansfield Mansfieldand XansfteldaDd Mansdeldand
and his latest dramatic undertaking as if ifbe Ifbe Ifhe
be might Jl pt swoon any minute in a syncope syncopeof QUcopeof syncopeof
of admiration for actor and production productionHe prod tlolL tlolLHe
He treats both as already hallowed ex exhibits exhibit oxhibits ¬
hibits in the th theatrical hall of fame clas classics eIusics elasales ¬
sics whose high place in art the th whole wholeworld wboleworld wholeworld
world recognises and before whom it Is Isjust faJut IsJust
just waiting its turn to kotow when the theChicago UNCacago theCbcsgo
Chicago worshipers have finished their theirdevotions tbeiIdvotlons theirdevotions
devotions and released their passionately passionatelyreverent pumoietrenntat passionatelyreverent
reverent grip on the hems of their gar garments prnwats garmonte ¬
monte In fact the thin thing is being betn over overdone overcIofttt overdone ¬
done in Chicago ChIca by several era degree deer It Itmay Itmay Itmay
may go so tar as to exhaust Mr Mans Mansfields Vauftf1d Mansfields
fields ftf1d capacity for absorbing flattery flatterythough 1tatterytb01P datterythough
though this is hardly possible It will willcertainly wll1celtahl1y willcertainly
certainly not make utah the imperious Rich Richard Richard Richant ¬
ard more manageable and reasonable IN8OINlbleit IN8OINlbleitwill It Itwill
will not reduce the quantity of ego In his hiscosmos hkC hiscosmos
cosmos C The Chicago critics should re remember re remelllbw remember ¬
member the moral obligations they the are areunder areUDder areunder
under to the children of genius IWI and not notspoil BOtapoU notspoil
spoil them by too much praise praiseXAURICK prnbleUUYCS praisetAUalcu
Mary Manaering KalnNrt appears in her bare barefeet 1NIreteet barefeet
feet in 1 one of the scenes In Glorious GIorIo1IIJIetsy GloriousBetsy GlOrIOUSMiss
Betsy BetsyMiss JIetsyKia
Miss Alice Butler a favorite with Wash Washingtonians WasaIDbtoUta Washingtontana
ingtonians since the days what she shea was wasa w wa
a a member of the Percy Hen Stock StockCompany StockCompaA7 StockCompany
Company is now in the personnel of Mary MaryMannerings JlarKanuer1ll MaryMannerIngs
Mannerings < s company companyValerie COIDPlUlYYaleFi companyValerie
Valerie Bergere re who is I at Chases C1aue this thisweek thaw thisweek
week w k was formerly leading hra41 woman of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Columbia Theater Brooklyn In Inprivate 1Dprtnte Inprivate
private life Ufe Miss lU Bergere is the wife wiC of ofJohn ofJohn
John Farrell the actor actorMiss actoIM actorMiss
Miss M Jessie Graham who plays pia the theleading tbeleadJac theleading
leading role in The Old Homestead H Is Isthe Islbe Isthe
the daughter ef C Hon Henry M bL Long ex exspeaker ex exspealler cxspeaker
speaker of the Pennsylvania house of ofrepresentatives ofreJNlMftta ofreprassntativu
representatives reJNlMftta dYeS and a cousin of Robert RobertLone RobertEo RobertE
Eo E Lone of the New National Theater TheaterThe TheaterTile TheaterThe
Tile The Prince of India a dramatization dramatisationof
of Lew Wallaces famous famo story will be btthe betlHt bethe
the Christmas offering at the New Na National National National ¬
tional Theater It is said Itt that 5 501 people peopleare peopleare peopleeve
are employed In the play William Far Farnum FarDum Farawn
awn and Marshall Farnum brothers of ofDustin ofDufiln ofDustin
Dustin Farnuzn are in the cast castFrtUi caltFrUat castFriUmi
FrtUi Scheff continues co Uaua her success In toMile Inxu Inlithe
Mile xu Modfete the comic ee1cHenry opera era by byHenry byHenry
Henry Blossom and Victor Herbert H rt ta tawhich IIIwbleb iswhich
which Charles DOUngham presented the thevolatile tileTOJatJIe thevolatile
volatile prime donna cIoD ia this city last lastseason Jutaeuon lastseason
season It returns to the New National NationalTheater NatlolaalTb NationalTheater
Theater Tb ter here for the week of Decem December December Decemher ¬
ber 10 i
Wild Nell a Child of the Regiment RegimentCharles RectmentC1tartes ReglmentCharles
Charles E Blaneys latest military mDltar drama dramawin draaawin dramawill
win open a weeks engagement en emet at the theAcademy theAcademy theAcadomy
Academy Monday December ber J It will willserve winBerve willserve
serve to bring before the public two new newstars DeWstars newstart
stars of Mr Blaneys Blan 1 creation Miss 1MVivtaD MissVivian MissVivian
Vivian Prescott who left tt such an im impression lID lIDprfUion tmproasion ¬
pression test season with Young Buf Buffalo Buffalo Buffile ¬
falo and Mr Walter aJter Wilson THaoR the young youngromantic 3OWIIOmattc youngromantic
romantic actor actorFred aetorPrflt actorFred
Fred Walton alton the tlt greatest paatomlm paatomlmist
tat in the world d has at last been Deeacvred se secured ascured ¬
cured for Chases and d with his own com company COIIIpan cornlany ¬
pany pan of eight bt comedians will be seen at atthe atthe atthe
the polite vaudeville playhouse next week weekcommencing weekeolmencfn weekcoimnencing
commencing at the Monday matinee pre presenting preHntiD proseating ¬
seating HntiD his pantomimic part of the wooden woodensoldier woodeasoldier woodensoldier
soldier in Cisstes Dream Another Anothernotable Anothernotable Anothernotable
notable feature of the bill will be the theBarrowsLancaster theBarrcnq theHarrowsLancaster
BarrowsLancaster Barrcnq Lancaater Company in their lat latest latMt lateat ¬
est laughing success Thanksgiving Day Dayat Dayat Dayat
at PottsviUe Corner CornerFollowing CornerFollowing cornerFollowing
Following the engagement of Mary MaryMannering JiaryManMrI MaryMannerhig
Mannering ManMrI at the National Low Dock Deckstader Dockstader Dockstader
stader wUl wU bring his minstrel company of ofeightyfive oreIht7ftve ofeightylive
eightyfive people to Washington for a aweek aweek aweek
week A novelty called The Editor Editorhas Editorhas Editorhas
has taken the place of the t jovial joY Ll Lows Lewsformer Lewformer Lowsformer
former featured specialties Among the theblackface theblackface theblackface
blackface comedians who are with Mr MrDockstader MrDocbtader MrDocketader
Dockstader are Nell OBrien Eddie Leon Leonard Leenard Leonard
ard John King KI Manuel Remain Reese ReeseV
V Presser John Joh Dove Do the two little littleFoley littleFoley littleFoley
Foley boys Harry M Morse and G F FWheeler FW Flhat FWheeler
Wheeler WheelerThat W WheelerThat
That John Philip Sous Sou Sousa has not lost his hisknack hisknack hisknack
knack of writing wrltin stirring martial tunes tunesas tunesall tunesas
as well as sparkling melodies that Harry HarryB
B Smiths humor has not lessened since sincehe sincehe sincehe
he wrote Robin Hood and that there thereIs thereIs
I Is I still a virtue in the older ideals of ofgenuine oClfenutue ofgenuine I
genuine comic opera are three things thingsthat thlnpthat thingsthat
that are said to be demonstrated in The TheFree TheFree TheFree
Free Lance a product of the tb collabora collaboration ooUabonltIon oolIaborttiost ¬
tion of the famous bandmaster and Mr MrSmith irSmIth MrSmith
Smith which will be seen for th the flrst flrsttime irattime rst rsttime
time in this city at the Columbia Columb on onday Mon Monday on onday ¬
day December l tccmberByJrrs t tBpkrs 3 3Bankers
Bankers ByJrrs and Brokers the new musi musical mu mmdcal l lca1 ¬
cal comedy in which B B E E Forrester will willintroduce wtltIntroduce Willintroduce
introduce Yorke York and Adams as stars at atthe attbe atthe
the Majestic the week of December 3 is isthe isthe isthe
the work of Aaron Hoffman and Ad is isclaimed 1 1claimed Isclaimed
claimed to be far above the average avera mus musical musI musteal ¬
teal I I play now no before the public < No ex expense e epeltR oxpeam ¬
pense has been scared in the equipment equipmentof
of this organization Archie Gunn was wasengaged IUeaga5ed wasengaged
engaged to design the costumes and d the thescenery tilescenery thescenery
scenery is the work of John Young YoungYorke YoungYorke YoungYorke
Yorke and Adams ire re surrounded by a acompany acompany acompany
company of fortyfive fortyfiveJohn fortyftveTonn fortyfiveJohn
John EL Keliard will come to the theBelasco theBe1aeco theBelasco
Belasco next week in the drama of Ger German German German ¬
man military life Taps which was wastranslated wastranslated wastranslated
translated by Charles Charl Swickard from fromBcyerleins fromBeyerleins frontBcyerlelns
Bcyerleins Zapfenstreich This play playwhen plaTwben playwhen
when first produced pr cluc8d in Berlin was stopped stoppedby stoppedby
by order of the Kaiser as it showed up
too clearly the wrongs Inflicted by Ger German Germn German ¬
man army officers omee on the privates and andthe andthe andthe
the common people It was then pro produced produced ¬
duced cI by the Shuberts with Herbert Kel Keley Ke1ey KelsOy
ey ey and a cl Effie E Shannon in New York Yorkwhere Yorkwhere Yorkwhere
where It also created a sensation sensationThe ftnSUonTlle sensationTue
The Blnckvillc Minstrels MinstrelsThe MinatrelaTb
i The Tb BiackvlHe Minstrels will give their theirannual tbelrannual theirannual
annual series of performances at Trinity TrinityParish TrinityPadah TrinityParish
Parish Hall Third street and Indiana ave avenue avenue ayenue
nue northwest on Tuesday TUes ay November No mber 27 27and 71and 21and
and Friday November 30 The Black Biaekvillers BlackvlUers Blackvillers
villers will present a programme of music musicand musicJUtC musicaM
and comedy 4Om 1 with a a cast comprising some someof aomeOr someof
of the best known amateur talent talentin In the thecity tb tbe1t thecity
city e1t and premise ac a crisp entertainment entertainmentavoiding ente1tainnMntavokllD entertainmentavoiding
avoiding avokllD the tiresome prolongation w Ire frequently Irequently e equently ¬
quently attendant aRt upon amateur perform performances performanON performnoes ¬
anON noes Among Amon the soloists and funmakers funmakersare
are Lawrence M JL Hurdle M D Helm jr jrE jrE JrE
E L L Hutehlnson J W Whalen jr Wil William William Wil11am ¬
liam H Lawl Lawler iT < r J W Walton Miltcn MiltcnStreamer MUtCJ1Streamer MlItcnStreamer
Streamer W G Beard and M J Bailey BaileyThe BatleyThe BaileyThe
The entertainment will be for the benefit benefitof benefitor benefitof
of the Girls ir Friendly Frlen 1Y Society and organ organfund oqanfund organfund
fund of Trinity Church Churchp
MaryMannerlnj Mary lUnnttcrJng 37anerIngtflHer in Her New Play PlayGlorious PIn PInGlorlous PlayGlorious
Glorious Betsy Dets at the National NationalThe NntlonalThe iNationniThe
The coming of Mary Mannarlng In the thenew thenew thenew
new American play Glorious Betsy by byRIda byRldo byRida
RIda Johnson John on Young Young to the New Na National NnUonRl National ¬
tional Theater tomorrow night for an anengagement anengagement anengagement
engagement of nine performances perrorm nces Is an anevent anevent anevent
event of more than ordinary Interest Interestespecially interestespecially interestespecially
especially as U it will be the first appear appearance appearMe appearance ¬
ance Me here of this popular actress In whatJ whatIs what whatis
is J said to be her best and most successful successfulplay succeJlsrulII eucceasfulplay
play Mr Ir James Jam K 1 Hackatt her man manager maner manager ¬
ager er has given Glorious Betsy a a meg magnificent me meJd megnificent ¬
nificent Jd t setting and scenic investiture investiturewhich InvMtlturewlalch Investiturewhich
which the picturesque and highlycolorod highlycolorodlife
life of the period od make possible possibleIlida PM8IbleJUda peglbleluda
Ilida Johnson Young Youn who Is the author authorof authorof authorof
of Brown of Harvard In writing rllIng Glor Glorious Glorions ¬
ious Betsy has hii taken for or a subject the thereigning therel thereigning
reigning rel < nlnl belle of Baltimore Umore Elizabeth ElizabethPatterson EUzabothPatterson ElizabethPattersonwho
Patterson Pattersonwho whose marriage 1AlT1a ft to Jerome Bon Bonaparte Bonaparte Donapsrte ¬
aparte made a page paC In International his history hIstor history ¬
tory In picturing the life and romantic romanticmarriage romanticmaniagtt romanUcmarriage
marriage of Betsy the author doe not notgo notgo nQtgo
go into the darker side ski of the girls life lifebut Ufeltut l1febut
but deals with those days day when her name namewas namewas namewas
was fbi popular O ular toast of every fashion fashionable fashionable fashionable ¬
able gathering from Baltimore to New NewOrleans Ne NeOrJ NewOrleAns
Orleans OrJ OrleAns It takes us back to the old oldSweet old oldSweet oldSweet
Sweet Springs Sprt of Virginia when that old oldresort oldreeort oldresort
resort was w the tb gathering place for or the thevery thevery theveiy
very beet to wealth eaJth and culture It te tehere Iahere Ishere
here that Betsy first meets mee l Capt Bona Bonaparte Bonaparte Beenporte ¬
parte who weary of the endless round roundof rouncIof rotindof
of entertainment and adulation he has hasreceived 11areeetn4 hasreceived
received as the guest of the American Americannation AmericannaUCIn Americannation
nation has traveled to this thl outofthe outoftheway outoftheway outoftheway
way place incognito and for to cc Jihilever JihileverIOIIULftUc hever heverromantic heverromantic
romantic adventure natare might aap appeal RPtItI ol to a ayouth ayouth ayouth
youth of nineteen full of blgjj spirits and andaway andaway andaway
away from parental restraint restraintJeromes re restraintJeroms trnJni trnJniTerome
Jeromes Immediate infatuation with withElizabeth withElizabeth withEJlz
Elizabeth EJlz eth Patterson the romance which whichfellows whichfollows whlehteUo1S
fellows and their subsequent marriage marriageform marrieform marriageform
form the story of the play The effortsof efforts effortsof fortaof
of Napoleon to prevent their marriage marriagecreate rrJagelreate marriagecreate
create a a thread of Interest that is I not notbroken notbrok notbroken
broken brok until the happy triumph of the thelovers tINloYors thelovers
lovers loversA loYorsJ loversA
A caoabie company has been chosen clmae to tosupport tosupport tosupport
support Miss M Mannermg among whom whomare whomare whomare
are many wellknown players There Th r will willbe wtUbe willbe
be a a special Thanksgiving Tbaa matinee maUn next nextThursday lIextThurwday nextThureday
Thursday to addition to the regular Wed Wednesday WecInesdAY Wednesday ¬
nesday and Saturday afternoon per performances petforma performances ¬
forma formancesCamille formances formancesCamllle cea ceaCnml1ie
Camllle DArrlllc at the Bclanco In InThe InTIlc InThe
The Belle of London Town TovraThe TownThe TownThe
The appearance of Camille DArvilie D ArvUle In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the Shubert production of The Belle of ofLondon otLoB4on ofLondon
London Town by b Stanislaus Stanis Staage Staageand Stupd Stangoand
and d Julian J Edwards at the tMTheater Balance BelascoTheater BalanceTheater
Theater this week will be welcomed by byWashington byWaahlDC1 byWashington
Washington n music lovers 10 with whom whomMiss wJaomMia whomMiss
Miss DArvilto was long a favorite The Thereturn Th Thrlttuna Theriturn
return of this prima donna to the theoperatic theat1er theoperatic
operatic stage after several years of re retirement re retirement retirement ¬
tirement to an event of importance Miss MtesDArvflte w wI MisslYArvftIe
DArvflte I AnfJIe II pleasantly remembered by bythe bytM bythe
the devotee dmK of light opera as Madeline to toThe mI1M Inrhe
The Magic Kiss X Maid aId Marion ta taRobin IIIBobta InBobti
Robin Hood Hood and as prima pri donna of ofthe oftlM ofthe
the Carl Rosa Opera Company There Therewas ThereJIU Therewas
was surprise JIU and regret when she ai aa aaaounced IIa IIalIcei announced
aounced lIcei her marriage and retirement retirementwhile rstirmentwhile lMftt lMfttwhUe
while at the zenith of her fame three threeyears threey1I5 threeyears
years ago a The Tb San Francisco earth earthquake earUtquakfl earthquake ¬
quake and nre fire swept pt her husbands II for fortune tortUlle fortune ¬
tune away They escaped with their theirclothes uelrclotbea theirclothes
clothes to begin fife anew anewMtes anewJilfII anewMiss
Miss DArvtUs D ArvIllfo voice YOke It Is saW has haslost hu108t haslost
lost none of Its old charm and a drainrtio drainrtioquality dranutle dranutlequality tlo tloquUty
quality In the part of L IAdy Led dy Belinda she shehas shebaa be behu
has a role that suits her admirably 17 re reports re reportI reparts ¬
ports say The dialogue Is written in inStanislaus IDStanJitaUi InStanislaus
Stanislaus Stooges S best vein and nd the thefact thefact thefact
fact that the score te I by Julian Edwards Edwardsia EdwardIs
ia a guarantee rant of its it merit meritA meritA
A notable supporting support cast has been en engaged lID lIDSQM enggad ¬
gaged It contains such well wellartists known mowutt1Ita known5TXit
artists tt1Ita aa aI a Car earl Stahl Frank Tarrj TarrjOnrOle Ja Tarrigton TarrigtonOryWe rr cton ctonOn1Ue
OnrOle Harold Hal Pearson Arthur D DWood Dwod DWood
Wood Herman Steinmaa Stet Edmund Stan Stanley Sta1e7 StanIdey ¬
ley Joseph Frohoff William lam Bothbecker 1I BotbbeekprRuth BothbeckerRoth tJaheeker tJaheekerRath
Roth Peebles Belle Thorne Jbame Hilda m Hol HolIhts HolIhat Hottins
tins Ihat Kathleen Clifford and Hortense HortenseMaaorette HOIteUette Horton HortonMaaurette
Maaorette MaaoretteThs MaauretteTb tte tteTJI
Ths TJI Old Iloinentend Comes Back Backfor Dnolefor Backfor
for a Week Peck at tile Colombia ColombiaThat ColnmblaThat ColumbiaThat
That wholesome drama of New England Englandrural 1DsIaadruJal bigiandrural
rural life The Old Homestead HoateRead Is aa aanonnced JUInft1lCed annonneed
nonnced as a the attraction at the Columbia Columbiafor Colrnbla1 I
for the week w k beginning tomorrow night nightOf ulptOf nightof
Of this quaint old play nothing JIOtJda new ew can canbe cube canbe
be written any more than of some of ofthe ofthe oftime
the other classics for the play Is a classic classicla cIueIc1JI classicin
la its way It stands for what is good goodand 80Ku4 gooduid
and wholesome and honest In New Bug Bugland Bascland Zagland
land life lite and It te bound to have TO peren perennial per perDI1 u uala ¬
ala youth for or it tells tel a true story of the thehuman tINhulJtll thehuman
human heart In a homely bomel and sympa Smpatheth sympathetle sympathetic ¬
thetic way Many an of the present genera generation generatIot uera ueratIoft ¬
tion had their flrst experience at the thetheater thetMter thetheater
theater to witnessing wltne l The Old Home Homestead Homestead Homestead ¬
stead It was known and talked about aboutia aboutIn aboutIn
In church and Sundayschool circles as asbeing 38belnlr asbeing
being one of the few dramas that could couldbe couldbe couldbe
be witnessed with perfect safety to the themorals themora18 themorals
morals of the young 7Ou Uncle Josh will be beheartily 1Mheartily beheartily
heartily welcome and so will Aunt AuntMatilda AuntMAtilda AuntMatilda
Matilda Cy Prime Seth Perkins Happy HappyJack HappyJack HappyJack
Jack saucy Rickety Ann stupid Eb Gan Ganzey GanRY Gansoy
soy th the country fiddlers Add and Anna Maria MariaMurdock MarIaMurdock IarlaMurdOtk
Murdock the prim one They will all be beon beon beon
on hand with their quaint characteristics characteristicsnot
not overlooking the famous uouble quar quartet quartet quartot ¬
tet of farm hands which will 111 be heard heardin heardin heardin
in some new numbers together t ther with some someof someof someof
of the old favorites Among the cast are aremany aremany aremany
many of the ti ladies and gentlemen who whoby whoby ho hoby
by long years of service nice in this com company company cornpan ¬
pany pan have identified themselves with withtheir Withtheir withtheir
their several eral parts Among Amon < them are areCharles areCharles areCharles
Charles Clarke Horace Rushoy Frank PrankKnapp FrankKDaJI FrankKnapp
Knapp P Fred Clare Gus Kammeriee KammerieeGeorge KammereeGeorp KainmerleeGeorge
George I L L Patch David Wlllard Laura LauraBradford LauraBradfonl LauraBradford
Bradford Margaret Bryer Maude Maud Pleas Pleasant Pleuant Pleasant ¬
ant Jessie Je le Graham Anita Fowler and andYera aadVera andVera
Vera Knapp The double quartet is com composed compo cornposed ¬
posed of the following gentleman William WilliamB
B Daly J 1 T Calkins Roy Parviance ParvianceCharles Pun1anetCharles PwrvianctCharles
Charles Ingoidsby Walter C White WhiteJames WhiteJames Jte JteJama
James Leahy Leah Gus Kammeriee und nd Fred FredClare FredClare FredClare
Clare Mr Franklin Thompson the man manager manasel mannger ¬
ager of the company Is Denman Thomp Thompsons ThompBOI rhompsons ¬
sons BOI son and he announces 8 that the thescenic thelKenlc thescenic
scenic production of the play pia is an en entirely eQtlrely entlrely ¬
tlrely new one the new scenery having havingjust nalngjust havingjust
just been bee completed by b W Yo J Fetters of ofPhiladelphia ofPhiladelphia ofPhiladelphia
Philadelphia Matinees Thanksgiving and andSaturday andSatnrda andSaturday
Saturday SaturdayA
A Special Thanksgiving Week Bill Billat DIUat 11111at
at Chases OlinHcsThanksgiving ChncsThnklgtvbg ChasesThanksgiving
Thanksgiving week is I always one of ofthe orthe ofthe
the best attended d of the season seasenat seasenatand at atChases atChases
Chases and Thanksgiving Day Da matinee matineeusually matineellfUaJly matineeusually
usually breaks all records of the year yearAs yearA8 yearA
As A customary C1Ifi mary the management malla < emant this year yearhas yearbee el ela
has a gone to unusual trouble and expense expenselo xpenselo
lo assemble a programme of befitting befittingnovelties beftttln beftttlnnovelties beSttlngnovelties
novelties Foremost to Valerie Bergere Bergereand Der Ilergereand ere
and 00 her own company in A Bowery BoweryCamille Bowercamille floweryOnmillo
Camille in which it te said id that Miss MissBergere MissBel1r8re MissBergere
Bergere is I at t her best The second at attraction attractJon attraction ¬
traction Will be Cliff Gordon late star of ofIn ofIn ofIn
In New York Town In the th guise of ofThe orTne ofThe
The German German Politician Mr Gordon Gordonpromisee GordonpromltlM Gordonpromises
promises to convulse the crowds with his hisjocularity hisjfeularlty hisJocularity
jocularity 0 Hut San and Compartiy Compartiydirect Comp Compdirect Compaydirect
direct from Japan will be the third offermg offertag offer offering ¬
tag that will distinguish the bill They Theywill Theywin Theywill
will present the picturesque The Geishas GeishasDream GeishasDream teIshasDream
Dream with Its dainty little Japanese Japaneseteahouse TapaneseteabouOS6 Japaneseteahouae
teahouse girls its cherry blossoms bto 8oms its itswistaria i iwistaria Itav4starta
wistaria perfume its tableaux of the sea seasons seaEons
sons SoDS and sarashi sash dan dance e Sam Wat Watsons WatSOl Watsons ¬
sons SOl Farmyard Circus will be the piece piecede piecede piecedo
de resistance for the juvenile Chase pa patrons pa patrons patrans ¬
trons although the adults will m find charm charmin charmh charmIp
in h this act which Is described del as the thefunniest thefunnle thefunniest
funniest t rube act ct AH sorts of trained trainedanimals trainedanimals trainedanimals
animals participate in tricks that are said saidto soldto saidto
to provoke hysterical hilarity Kelly Ken and andVlolette andioiptte
Vlolette ioiptte the fashion plate singing and anddancing anddRnclng anddancing
dancing duo Polk Kollins and Carmen Carmenbisters Carmensisters I
sisters in n an instrumental contribution contributionand contributionand contributionand
and Millie Bertina and Florence Brock Brockway Broekway
way in an enlivening f specialty o ot of acro acrobatic acrobatic acrebatic ¬
batic dances dan and catchy sonjjsLjfhe 8014 sorgeho ho mo motion motlon motlon
tlon pictures will presentthat preeen presentfthat always
funny subject Motherinlaw Chases Chasesdoes Chasesdoes Chasesdoo
does doo not raise prices at the Thanksgiving ThanksgivingmatltiBQ Thanksgivingmatbale ThanksgivingmatInee
matInee matltiBQThe matbaleTIle matIneeThe
The Four Corners of the Earth BnrthU nt ntihc ntthe atthe
the Academy AcademyKUmt AcndemTKl1mt AcademyKUmt
KUmt Gazaolo GaZaoio wfll Wm 111 bring bi1 to tho thoAcademy thoAcademy theAcademy
Academy tomorrow night nl ht their new pro production productlon productIo ¬
duction The Four Corners of the theKarta theEarth theEarth
Earth written by Robert L L Williams Williamsand W1t1l Williamsand ms msaDd
and produced with gorgeous scenery A Abrief Abrief Abrief
brief of the scenes Ke 6 te 1 as follows On the thefrontier thefrontier thefrontier
frontier National City near the border borderlino borderUno borderline
line of lower California and Mexico M8Xi the theokl theokl theoki
okl Aztec ruin near the Sierra Madre MadreMountains JadrcMountains fadreMountaJns
Mountains Great Gates of the temple mple of ofButsu otButH ofButati
Butsu near Kobe Japan great image imageand Imageand imageand
and quaint Japanese Tapan walls interior of oftemple ortem oftemple
temple tem e of Bntsu the picturesque pas pe In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the mountains Jft the top of a tableland in inthe Inth Inthe
th the Himalayas Asia Turkish palace palaceand pAlaceand palaceand
and court yards Uncle Sams Sam bluejack bluejackeU bluejackets bluejacketa
eU ets deck d Jc of the th The Commodore terri terrific terrific tern ternlie ¬
fic struggle e in midocean the Stock Ex Exchange ExchaDse Exchange ¬
change building San Francisco KHmt KHmtGassoto KltmtCzao1o KitmtCezzolo
Gassoto will present re8ent an excellent com company company Coinpony ¬
pany in this play and nothing has ha been beensnared beenspared beenspared
spared to make this a metodramatte metodramatteevent melodramatllcovent meIOdrmfttAOevent
event Prices Prl are never raised at the thaAcademy theAcademy theAcademy
Academy for holiday matinees matineesBuKonie I 8unees 8uneesEugonic matineesEugenic
Eugenic Blair In liThe The Woman In Inthe fntbe Inthe
the Case at the Majestic ainjesticThat JlaJetlcThat MajesticThat
That popular and accomplished emo emotional emoUon21 Ginotional ¬
tional actress Eugenic Blair In the ini initial Initial letflat ¬
tial production at popular prices of Clyde ClydeFitchs Clydeteb ClydeFitchs
Fitchs teb dramatic play The Woman In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the Case ought to prove one of the thenoteworthy theworthJ thenoteworthy
noteworthy worthJ attractions of the season at attho attho atthe
tho Majestic Majestic Theater The engagement engagementbegins eAPpmentbesiD engagementbegin
begins with a matinee tomorrow and andcontinues andcontinues andcontinues
continues all the week with a special specialThanksgiving 8ee1alTbaDbgtvhtc specialThanksgiving
Thanksgiving matinee The play tells tellsthe tellsth tellsthe
the th story of a loving wife who will not notbelieve notbelteve notbelieve
believe in the accusations against her herhusband herhuabaDd herhusband
husband although they are supported by bysufficient bysuftlelent byauetent
sufficient evidence to land him in prison prisonShe prisonShe prisonShe
She not only onl believes him innocent but butproves butproTea butproves
proves him so The wife becomes becem a sort sortof 80ftof sortof
of female Sherlock Holmes and goes for forthe forthe forthe
the woman In the case ca from whom she sheultimately sheulUmatPly sheultimately
ultimately wrings the truth truth and thus thusclear th thelean thusclears
clear her husband As for Miss M Blair Bteirherself BlairherMlr Blairherself
herself local playgoers will be glad to tosee toBee tosee
see her PIn to a role ta which her well wellknown weUDOwn wellknown
known feminine feln charms have opportunity opportunityof
of display Her gowns are the creations creationsof
of the famous Mrs Osborne and they theyare tbeyMe theyare
are said 14 to be for the women playgoers playgoersan OerlIUa
an alluring attraction In themselves themselvesTom theJMeIY theJMeIYTom themselvesTorn
Tom miners ff Bohemians at the theLyceum theLcounJ theLyceum
Lyceum LyceumThe LcounJT1Ie LyceumThe
The Bohemian hemlaD Burlesquers Bur Burtesquers eequerw will open openat openat openat
at the New Lyceum Monday for a a weeks weeksengagement weelteWelT weekssngaent
engagement Every very part of the Bohemian BohemianjF Bohemianprogramme
jF rogramme > Is new this season The must musical m1l8lca1 mustcal ¬
cal burlesque A Day Da ta Arizona Arl which whichintroduces whlehlatroduces whichIntroduces
introduces Home of the best known favor favorites faYOSIt favorItes
It ites among the burlesquers bu including includingAndy 1aelucH 1aelucHAndy includingAndy
Andy Gardner and Ida Ntoolal NIco Billy BillySpencer DUly8peDctr BillySpencer
Spencer the original tfrogan Carew Carewaad CarewucI tarewand
and Hayes m In their sensational tJonal racing racingnovelty radqftCWIty racingnovelty
novelty The Green and Gold includ including IncludtwentftTe Includbig ¬
big twentyfive people the great Joe Bar Barton Barton Bsrton ¬
ton and Company phenomenal trick eye cyclists CJeU eyelists ¬
lists U the Musical Stewarts In a refined refinedmusical rtbaedmU8lcal rednedinimical
musical act Catto and Revere song and anddance aDdcIuce saddance
dance artists and others There TherJa Js also alsoa aJeoaboru alsoa
a oborus of twenty twen ty frisky trlsk young ladles ladlesThte lad ladTh ladiesThin
Thin Th chorus eho Is said to be of the optothe aptotheD1Ite tothe totheminute j jminute
minute D1Ite evder evderThe snosiThe
The Karnmta Travclopnes TravclopnesThe TraclogneTIM PrateleguesTb
The Tb second of the Karmata Travelogues Travelogueswin Travelogueswill I Iwill
will be given at the Columbia Theater TheaterFriday Th ThFrida TheaterFriday
Friday Frida afternoon November M at 4 4J3 4J3ocloek JO JOoclock 10odoek
oclock The subject to Italy The TIMtor Tb views viewsfor viewsfor
for this tit torture ture ta both motion and eta stationary atlonary etationary ¬
tionary colored pictures are said to be beexceptionally beexceptionally
exceptionally ex ftae They are interspersed llltenpenectwith Interspersedwith interspersedwith
with Mr 1 ZtounermannA delightful de decrintions de deIIffptions doaeriptinna
IIffptions crintions The audience win be taken takenthrough takellthroqb takenthrough
through ancient Rome from the Forum Forumto Ponamto Forumto
to the Colosseum In Venice Ven the audi audience aadJe audionce ¬
once e is I carried on gondolas through the theOcaad theood theCaai
Ocaad Canal ea paining in St St Marks aJt CUM Cathedcag CUMVAS OathsdxIt
VAS the Dejsjt nwah1ace r1JLlace Jf iace tad the Bridge Bri Bridisof BridisofSighs of ofSighs ofSIP
Sighs It makes the ascent of Vesuvius Vesuviusby VsdVluaby iuI iuIlip
by the funlculat railroad vtewtatg the ihesmoking thenc thesmelting
smoking nc crater Among the motion mo pic 11tu e etures j jtare
tare tu tures is one Oft that will not fall to awaken awakeninterest awalamInterNt awakeninterest
interest inasmuch as it to an Industry Industryowned 1a t1JOW1Wld industryowned
owned by an American syndicate The Thewonderful ThewoD4Jtorfui Thewonderful
wonderful marble marb mines of Carrara from fromwhich fromwhich j jwblcb
which to taken the marble used for the thefinest theilnist I Ieta
finest statuary eta The Karmata Trave Travelogues Travel Travelegim ¬
logues l legim are areDeW new to Washington WaehlD ton < hut the theIntroduction uelatrOd1JcdGft t1eintroduedon
Introduction with India on November K Kwas 14was
was so well received by the large and ap appreciative ap appreciative apprectative ¬
preciative audience that the management managementfeeto managementfeels semeat semeatteeJ
feels assured of a welcome for the ones onesto onesto
to follow foflcwTlic foI1cw1lIc followlie I
lie Third Klmeuflorr orf Lecture IcctnrcSwitxerladd LectureSwitzerladd I
Switxerladd the High Alps Is the thesubject th theub thesubjeet
subject eub t of the third of the series of to toteresttog IBI IBIterestlD Interesting
teresttog < lectures that Dwight Etmendorf Etmendorfte i
te delivering at the New X National Theater Theatereach Theatereach I Ieach
each Monday afternoon at 436 4 The TheSwitzerland TheSwitzerland
Switzerland talk will be given tomorrow tomorrowand tomorrowaDd tomorrowand
and ought to be one of the most pie ptetvresque pIc pIclHelDe pieturesque
tvresque and realistic of the series ert Mr MrElmendorf XIElmendorf MrElmendorl
Elmendorf begins the Journey at Basel Baseland Buell Buelland Baseland
and will prove an expert guide kIe ta pointing pointingout point pointingout I Iout
out tho beautiful spots at Berne Inter Interlaken Inletlakes
lakes lakeu and Lucerne rae through the beauti beautiful beautiful beautiful ¬
ful valleys and Anally Into the very heart heartof heutor heartof
of the Alps He gives to his audiences audiencesthe au4ieacutbe audiencesthe
the novel sensation BPn aUon of actually climbing climbingwith dftmbiugwith
with him to the summit of the Jungfran JungfranThe Jun JungfnauThe rrau rrauThe I
The Maiden Princess of the Alps This Thteis ThillIs ThisIs
is shown In a remarkable motion picture picturewhich picturewhich picturewhich
which was made with the greatest eatet dif difficulty dlfftculty diflicuity ¬
ficulty and danger er and it shows every everystep everyJttep everystep
step of the perilous ascent from the club clubhut clubhut clubhut
hut to the summit above the clouds cloudsAmong cloudLAJftOft3 cloudsAmong
Among the other splendid motion pic pictures pictures pieturee ¬
tures are Tyrolean Dances Winter WinterSports WinterSpolU WInterSports
Sports at SL St MoriU orltz and various other otherattractive otherattractiTe otherattractive
attractive photographs depicting < the themanner themanner themanner
manner of living among the Alpinists AlpinistsThere AlpinliteThere lptn lptnThere
There are two remaining lectures of the theseries theserlee theeerie
series Northern Italy Ital December S I and andSouthern anclSouttern andSouthorn
Southern Italy December 1ft 1ftSunday 18Sunlla 10Sunday
Sunlla Sunday Evening Entertainment IBntcrtnlnmentArchie DntertnlnmcntArchie EntertainmentArehle
Archie L L Shepard will offer at the theAcademy theAcademy theAcademy
Academy tonight ton t a a programme of mov moving movIng movleg ¬
ing pictures said to t be b of unusual merit meritAmopg meritAmoN meritAmong
Among the twenty comedy come subjects that thatwill thatwill thatwilt
will be presented are a number of the thevery thevery thevery
very latest creations The feature sub subjects 3ubJtcts subJoel ¬
jects Joel to be presented will include the fol following following following ¬
lowing The Tenants Revenge The TheGamblers TheGamOiers Th ThGamblers
Gamblers Crime No Wedding Wed4l Bells for forHim CorHim forHim
Him Falsely Falsel Accused and Love 10 by the theLight lbeIJcht theLight
Light of the Moon MoonMinn MoonIiJlII MoonMiss
Miss IiJlII ItlanncrlnsM Home Life IlfeMary LiteMar LifeMaz
Mary Maz Mannering is fond of outdoor life lifeHer Ufelier lifeHer
Her principal diversions are golf drlv driving drlvInc drlvlag ¬
Inc and automobiHng She does a pro prodigious prodigious prodiglous ¬
digious amount of walking all tho year yearround yearround yearround
round Her love of nature Is almost almostprimitive almotprimlUn almostprimitive
primitive in Its intensity Asked once oncewhat oncewhat oncewhat
what was her greatest ambition Tolead Tolead To Tolead
lead such a normal life that I can get getup getup getup
up every morning BIOrnt In time me to see the thesun tbegun thesun
sun rise riIe she sb answered Often she will willdismiss wDldlsmli8 willdismiss
dismiss her carriage and revel in facing facingwind fadAgwind facingwind
wind and weather on foot toot reaching the thetheater thethftter thetheater
theater in a gale of f laughter and high highspirits hllhspirit highspirits
spirits It te this abundant vitality vItlIt this thiscapacity thiscapacity thiscapacity
capacity of getting fun out of things thingswhich thingwbkb thingswhich
which annoy or bore moet t people that thatgives thatgives thatgives
gives charm to her art and fld vivacity Vlvacit to toher tohv toher
her personality personalityFor pw personsiltyFor oqllty oqlltyFor
For a a time Urn Miss Manneriag had a ahouse aMUM a ahouse
house in New York YOk but 1 ut now her only onlyhome onbhome onlyhome
home ie her country place e in the Catskill CatakillMountains CatskillMountains I
Mountains ountaJ L This she cans Hlghmount HJghmountand Hlghmountand Hlghniountand
and from the windows of the house there thereia tbereia thereI
ia I a glorious view of n i dozen mountain mountainpeaks mountainpeak mountainpeaks
peaks The house is a large one of co colonial colonial colonial ¬
lonial architecture architectureHer archltectraHer architectureHer
Her estate e tate consists of 400 acres and andonly ndonly andonly
only a small mall part is laid out1n lawn lawngarden Inwnnrden lawngarden
garden and driveways That portion of ofher orbr ofher
her iKMBseasions l Oelte8llor which the has allowed to toremain toremafn toremain
remain in original wildness to crIes crisscrossed crtStJcrollMd crIescrossed ¬
crossed by mountain streams cleft by bydeep bydeep bydeep
deep ravines and overgrown with a net network network network
work of vines and forest trees that have havenever havenever havenever
never known the woodmans axe Here Herethe Herethe HOrsthe
the happiest happle t hours of Miss Mannerings ManneringsHfo
Ufo are spent and thither she goes im immediately immedlately mlindftely ¬
mediately after her professional work workends worken workend
ends for th the season which is usually to toward to toward tOward ¬
ward the end of May and there she re remains remains remains ¬
mains until the end of 0 September
Robert Daily Is isagain again going to head the theVandorbilt UtaVandorbfll theVanderbilt
Vanderbilt Cup company cempanye
7 e first week of Mrs Langtrya time timein timeIn turnsin
in the Percy Williams houses commenced commencedlast 00IIt1lMftCedlASt oontmeacedlast
last Monday at tho Colonial In New York YorkBuilding Yor1cBuilding YorkBuilding
Building operation upon the Eastern Easternburlesque EasterbUr181que istoraburlesque
burlesque wheel In this city will w l be start started started startod ¬
ed within the next ten days as the house houseis houMIs houseIs
is to be completed by March iI h If tIt JUtf JUtfIt 1TIt
It is reported arrangements are making makingto
to have Mrs Langtry appear for a a Ion Ionrun long IOIICMln longrun
run at a St St Louis Lou theater that will have havea
a a stock toek company during dortD next aextWIIInl mntmer mntmerWHIard mmer mmerWillard
WHIard Slmms Stm who whols is now playing over overthe oyerthe overthe
the Keith circuit In Fttndenr Flat lI1at has hasbeen hubeen hsbeen
been booked to play at the Palace in inLondon 1ftLendon InLondon
London commencing nnne the early part of ofApril ofJrtl ofApril
April AprilMinnie AprilMinnie Jrtl JrtlMinnie
Minnie Sciigan and Wtittam Harconrt HarconrtwiU IIareoartwiU Ilsxceurtwill
wiU soon appear In a a vaudeville playet It Itwfll ItII Itwilt
wilt II be called A Dakota Widow They Theywill neywill TheyWill
will make their debut t at Hyde and Bob Behmsns BflIUns Bobirsns
msns in Brooklyn BrooklynJoe Brook1uToe 1i2OO4C7UJo
Joe Jo Beymer who Is ahead a ead of the sue successful IIGC IIGCcecstuJ suecestul ¬
cessful racing drama Ruled W Off the theTurfV theTurt theTurf
TurfV Turf was in town last week for a short shortBtay 8laMtStay shortstay
Stay to see his old friend John Lyons Lyonsmanager L Lmanaget Lyonmanser
manager ef the u Academy AcademyNat AcadeflhlNat 7 7Nat
Nat Goodwin Goodwl has 115 begun the t e rehearsal rehearsalof r lal lalor
of a new play pia which has the title UUe What HWhata Whata
a a Gentleman Would Do It wilt wmtrouble be no notrouble setrouble
trouble at all for Nat to solve the tbepMed sug suggested suggested ¬
gested problem of that title titleLaw titleLow titleLow
Low Nichols Is in Washington after afterclosing alterelolag afterclosing
closing a successful ut al season oc witb wtt the Fore Forep Forepaqh lIof 0 0paugh
p paqh uffh ft Sell SeU circus and win return to tovaudeville tova tovandevrne
vaudeville va evlUe with his stegin mule 18 and his hisnew hisnew hisnew
new sketch entitled A Day With the theChens theb theThat
Chens ChensThst b e eThat
That Mrs Patrick Campbell has hasdoDed aban abandoned absadotted ¬
dotted her contemplated American tour tourfor toartor tourfor
for this season n ia the unconfirmed report reportcirculated reportctreuJatec1 reportcirculated
circulated by way of New York I Il true truethis true truetlds truethis
this will be a keen disappointment to Mrs MrsCampbells MtIICampbell MrsCampbells
Campbells many y American Mends MendsBarnum trteMLDana friendsBarnum
Barnum Dana it Baileys BaJJe greater shows showsclosed hew8d showscloned
closed d d in Richmond and spent t a few fewhours feWhWN fewhours
hours tat Washington WuJd last Sunday look 1ouItfD1 looklug lookIn
lug In around at UM points of tet Interest te et be before 1ae 1aetore before ¬
fore leaving 1elIn for their winter quarter to toBridgeport 1DJkkJeJl1 InBridgeport
Bridgeport Cone ConnClsai COtaCIaJe ConeCli
Clsai Loan Loft has ha ambitions Wtloaa to break breakInto bNekto breakInto
Into to the class c of Carmencita and Otero Oteroand OteroaDd Oteroand
and ha has induced Victor Herbert ert to com compos COIDPMe cornfor ¬
pos PMe for her a fetching dance daace which she shewfll 8bewill shewill
will spring on New York when 111 she ap appears ap apt8Ua appears
pears there under the chaperonage of Joe Joei JoeWeber leeWeber
i Weber It Is said to be a hammer hammerRichard 11 111Uciaant btmrmRichard
Richard MaasfieM baa extended his Chi Chicago CbI CbIcaco Oldcage ¬
cage engagement ement to the end of the themonth tJaemonth themouth
month in order 0 to give the people there thereall thereall thereall
all they the want of Ibsens Peer Gynt GyntRichard GLIticbud GyntRichard
Richard will appear in no other play ex excspt except oxcapt
cspt at the Thanksgiving v1BI matinee when whenhe whetaJaIl whenhe
he wm rest up to Beau BrummeL BrummeLI BnaIImIeLDaTIcI BrummeLivId
I David Warflekls manager JINID8P1Dnae4 Is giving ant ovtbroad antbroad
broad hints that The The Music Master is islikely islikely I IUMIr
likely to repeat during Its present Phila Philadelphia Pbllsdeiphia ¬ I
delphia engagement lD8ftt the great financial financialsuccess baDciall baDciallIt I Isuceme
success it made in Boston Bost Warfleld 1V1U1IeJ4tM by bythe bythe
the way to to have his portrait painted paintedi
i m fa character as seen in The Music Xac1tT Mae Master Maeter ¬
ter by John S S Sargent SargentAt BarptatH SargentAt
H At the White House Ho Is the title lit of ofa of0IIeact ofa
a a oneact play to be produced pro uee4 shortly abonJ In iathe IntJM Inthe
the vaudeville house houses kjr Benjamin CIa Chajta CIaIt Ohspin
pin It will have President Lincoln as Its Itsprincipal ItsIIC1adpaJ Itsprincipal
principal character Mr Chapta to said saidto saidto
to have made a 5 life study Itud of the great greatwar patwar greatwar I
war President President and has already Imperson Impersonated 11BJMNOftated unpersonsled ¬
ated him hi In a more ambitions play than thanthe tIWItile thanthe
the one on he to soon to produce produceDavid produceDlvkI produceDavid
David Belasco does not think himself himselfMo himselfgsest lf lfpeal
Mo peal to yield to the taMel fBnmon onommetLftioei supvr supvr4iKkm
4iKkm Lftioei ef actors sad theatrical cl ytopU peOIIIeIJb peoplegpnerally ytopUgenerally
generally Be has a a cat aa a meco masest at atMs atNew athis
Ms New York house and took It to tot totim Bos Boston ¬
ton t for hack when wb his hi latest at play TB TBRose rIIMt The TheRose
Rose of the Rancho was produced plOd then thenThis tMNftIa thereThis
This stateseent t to made on the authority authorityof autbom1t autbom1tof
of BelaacoB own press agent agentThe apDttbe agentThe
The Chicago critic who said i6 Anna AnnaJHdds AaaaHeld AnnaHelds
JHdds Held Helds performance wasnt exactly etJ the theproper theproper theproper
proper thine tht thing for really rean nice people to see seeto eecis
to under suspicion of dealings 11 with Annas Annaspress tlJan tlJanPftI Annaspress
press agent Two hours after the criti criticism cr1tld8Ia crltlclam ¬
clam appeared In print It to said the thestring theSU1 thestring
string SU1 of Chicagoans clamoring to shove shovetheir allovetMtr shovetheir
their money at the man hi lbs box office officewas o8Ieewu omeewas
was so long It reached nearly around the theMock UMbI4 theblock
Mock MockCHfa blockOlga
CHfa Netherseie N Ne4berssIo MIe diagnoses dta the ailment ailmentfrom aDlMatftom ailmentttin
from which hkh the English legitimate stage stagesuffers MapIden stagesuffers
suffers as aa excess of musical comedy comedyin 7 7In
in Its system The trouble tTOQbIe she said 14 the theother theotlle1 theOther
other day y toy in a dearth of good plays playsand playsand I Ithat
and that is due to the chilling cblUi tyranny tyrannyof
of musical comedy th the success and the theI tbedemand thedemand
I demand for which Is taking the heart out outof outor outof
of the dramatic author We have ve got gotquite ptqUitt gotquite
quite as heavy a dose of musical comedy comedyin
in our theatrical system as the KnaUsh KnaUshapparently ulb ulbappwftttIT Zuglishapparently
apparently but there are sr kw < w symptoms symptomsof eyptomof apt auol
of loss of heart by our dramatic au authors aulbors anthere ¬
there thorsIt lborsIt thereIt
It Is just t possible Richard MansfleM MansfleMwouldnt X Mansheidwouldnt
I Iwouldnt
wouldnt enjoy the suggestion that the thelover I
i lover of vaudeville va vUIe will And what he seeks seeksin seeksIn
in Peer Gynt which suggestion s 1oR Is put putout putout putout
out by one of Richards Chicago admirers admirersAt admirersAt admirersAt
At one extreme of appreciation we have havethe havethe havethe
the devotee ootH of musical comedy and spec spectacular spectaeular pee peetacular ¬
tacular fable says sa this writer and at atthe attha atthe
the other C we have ba ve the lover of poetry poetryand poetryDel poetryand
and the seeker after ethical truth truth and andboth an4both andboth
both may find In Peer Gynt IKlHthJa IKlHthJaof something somethingof
of their affair For those whose e dramatic dramaticideal dramaUcielt dramatIcIdeal
ideal te found m m The Wizard of Ox Oxthere 0 0tbere Osthere
there is the giant pig and the ugly udyurchin uaI uaIurchin uglyurchin
urchin and the dance of the Arabian Arabianmaidenc ArabiamaIdAg Arabianmaldear
maidenc and the gorgeous scene at the thecourt thecourt thecourt
court of the OM Man of the Mountain MountainWhat MoaataiuVbat MountainsWhat
What better sport than this tb could the themost theIftOst themost
most frivolous ask askThe askThe 1 1The
The New York Times under the cap caption eptlen capUon ¬
tion Not improved by professional professionalspeaking piofeenlonalspeaking l l81NklAg
speaking of Cora Maynards Iayuanr play The rJMleasure TheMeasure TheMeesure
Measure of a Man n said The fact that thatMIs thatWS thatbUnt
MIs WS bUnt Florence Huntingtons clever per portrayal po1trayal pertraysi ¬
trayal of the leading 1eadtn character of Ruth Ruthat Rutht Ruthat
at t the first production of this play by the thestudents thestudents thestudents
students of the American Academy of ofDramatic ofDramatle ofDramatic
Dramatic Arts A rUi last season son at the Empire EmpireTheater EmpireTheater EmpireTheater
Theater In New York led Mr r Henry W WSavage WSavage V VSll
Savage Sll to engage her for the leading role roleJano roleJno roleJane
Jane Wltherspoon in one of his hi CollegeWidow College CollegeWidow CollegeWidow
Widow companies to succeed Dorotny DorotnyTennant DorotnyTennaat DorothyTennant
Tennant speaks well for her talent talentMiss taltmtMiss talentMls
Miss Huntington HUntln on was formerly Miss 3Lia Floe Florence JMorencc Floeonce ¬
once Thayer Tba er Wood of Washington and andI andher andher
I her phenomenal success in the theatrical theatricalworld tbeatrlcalworld theatricalworld
world will be read re d with much mue pleasure by byI DY1MI byher
I her many man friends tr d in this city eltyProlI cit citProds
11 11Prods
Prods from a a Prima Donna DonnaI DonnnCamtl1e DonnaOsinIllo
I Camilla DArville is I a philosopher PMr PMrwon asj asjwoll as aswell
won as an artist She thinks thIDkSud and writes writesalmost 1ofltnalmost writesalmost
almost as well as she sheuap stag But some IIOIIMof sonteof i iof
of the things she says are not as flat flattering atterfng listtaring ¬
tering to our vanity k as her high notes notesare notesare
are to our ears In a recent article artlc the theprime theprima
prime donna had this to my as about pres presentday pree8Rt pee peeentlity ¬ I
entday 8Rt ay tenners tennersOur rnnersOur nllers nllersOur
Our manners are a failure We Ve have haveno haveno
no time for oldfashioned formalities formalitiesThere formalitiesThere orma1lU orma1lUTItre I
There is only one politeness polteaefthe the polite poHteUMS politeUf politeflees
flees J6 of the heart beartaEI as a great Frenchman Frenchmantermed Frenchmant Frenchmantermed
termed t ed it But then such we sentiment needs needsrefinement Deedsret needsrelinemeut
refinement ret nemeat and it is a sad fact that re refinement re reement refhiement ¬
finement ement is not the genius enhll of our age ageMan ageJII9n ageMn
Man have b ve not not perhaps degenerated so sogreatly sogreatly sogreatly
greatly in this respect as women and yet yetrefinement yetnoftnemont yetrefinement
refinement used to be preeminently a afeminine affmlnlne afeminine
feminine characteristic In losing it itwoman Itwomau Itwoman
woman has failed in her h r own peculiar peculiarsphere peculiarsphere peculiarsphere
sphere No cn cne will deny that a great greatdeal greatde greatdeal
deal of roughness rudeness and ill nature natureexist natureexlGts
ed6a exist now which would have shocked our ourgrandmothers ourstandmothers ourgrandmothers I
grandmothers and that such manners as asthpy asthey i ithey
they would have regarded r garded with horror are aresimply aresimply
simply passed over or with Indifference < j
IDdlrceretreel 4
7 f i T i iON
ssi 0 cisir L II SYaM Hera HeraN UsraM UsraMNew
New N w York Nov St stTJte The new offerings offeringsat
at the theaters this week were Mrs MrsFtoke XUe MrsFiske
Ftoke IB The New Nw York Ides ItS by Lang Langdon Langdoii
don Mitchell at the Lyric The Tb Daugh Daughters oupr Dauglitern ¬
tern of f Men n by Charles Klein ro at the theAfter theutet theAstor
After Eleanor Robson in SJa SJaSea Susan Ia IaSearch InSearch
Sea Search of a a Hnband Hube by b Jerome K It Je Jerome Je Je1OIM JeTome ¬
rome followed by tA A Tenement Trage Tragedy Trased Tragedy ¬
dy d an afterpiece at t the t s Liberty and a aHaddon aRaddoa aHaddtt
Haddon Chambers comedy corned Sir An Anthony AD ADt Antbony ¬
thony with WIlliam Norris in the pets principal prlur1pa1 petsrips1 ¬
cipal role role at the Savoy The openings openingsscheduled ope openingsscheduled ms ms8CheaulH
scheduled for this week are rtTJse The Tb Rose of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Rancho at the Belasce l succeeding succeedingBlanche saoa MdtftgBIaadIe suCshetltngBlanche
Blanche Bates and Anna JUl8HeId Held in a new newmusical vmUIIeaJ nevmusical
musical attraction attractionAt attntctkmAt attractionAt
At the MadIson Square where TheTh The TheThree TheThree
Three Th of Us has been proving a winner winnerwith wJmter11th winnerwith
with Carlotta Kilteoa ou in the leading role rolea role rolea
a pew star ig 1 to be Introduced at the theWednesday theWecJlleldaT theWednesday
Wednesday matinees As Miss Nllljon is ist isrng
5 Tcrnf t 1 fther her from what JuLt George G e Ad Adwould Ado Aclewould Adowould
would diagnose as a a case of enlarglenste enlarglensteef eftlarpeuoC
ef the coco or else is I really not strong strongenough tro troto strongenough
enough to play eight performances a aweek aweek aweel
week Manager Walter N Lawrence has hasengaged hused hasengaged
engaged sed Laura Nelson Hall to take takeplace her herplace herplcs
place at the midweek performances performanceswhich perfCKJllaCellldeb performancewhich
which ldeb are largely patronized cJ by outof outoftown outofto1na outoftown
town shoppers This engagement Is pre preUminary pr pr1ImiJaary proliminar
Uminary to a starring < career which Mr MrLawrence rLawrDee MrLawrence
Lawrence has mapped out for this clever cleveractress cleveraetreu cleveractress
actress in a a play pia which Rachel Crothens Crothensthe CrotberI3the Crotherethe
the authoress au of The Tb Three of Us Uste U Uto Usis
te to supply supplyI suppii
I i have always alwa predicted great things thingsfor thhaptor thingsfor
for Miss s Han and shall hasten me down downto 4Iowato downto
to one of o those midweek matinees maUD to see seeher 11IMIaer seeher
her measure ure herself with one of the themoat themot themost
moat effective e eettva emotional actresses we wehave weltaft wehave
have Jill Hall is now the wife of ofFrederick ofFredertek ofFrederick
Frederick TruesdeU the actor who plays playsthe plaYSthe playsthe
the lover in the Madison Square iuare play playand playand Ja p pu4
and they have the reputation of being Inc a avery avery avery
very happy couple The husband thinks thinkshis tIdnbhr thinkshti
his wife to the greatest actress on the theAmerican theADMrIcu theAmer1a
American stage who has only been held heldback bel4back boldback
back bi 07 circumstances efreu while she would wouldfind wouIcttM woulddad
find the acme acm of bites m lit having ha her herbatId has lensband hasbaad
band play aB the heroes hi the plays playsshe 1JIa7aJa playsshe
she to to appear 1 to Whether her em emplojnmnt eBIt employsient
plojnmnt t will ea engebder atMtar er any bitterness bitternessremains bt btto bftterne bftterneremaIi
remains remaIi to be seen It te always a aertovs ano aas
no as ertovs matter to put two lady stars In Inopposition I Iftloll Inopon
opposition te each other otherTwo otJMrwo otberTwo
Two actresses disputing for prfreml prfremlnence Jt JtDeDee eml emlnones
nence ta a role to which eIt each respectively respectivelywon 7 7WOIt
won distinction to Borland mgIaimd and toe United UnitedStates Ulllied Ulllied8ta UnitedBtnts
States was the attraction that drew two twolarge twoIarwe twolarge
large audiences to the Lyric on two sepa separate arte separste ¬
rate afternoons Jut week The semipro semiprofessional IMIIIdprofel semiprofemional ¬
fessional matinee crowds called caUed it uthe utheduel the theduel theduel
duel between Lena Ashwetl and Margaret MargaretAactte arsaretAJICIIa MargaretAngftn
Aactte but it had none of tile acrimony acrimonyof ae aefit aetjmomiyof
of personal feettng feeliu and the two actresses actressesdisputed ac acthe actressesdisputed
disputed the occasion with so much sister steierrjr sisterI ter terb
rjr I regard for each other that it was im impoasibie tmto limeponlble
poasibie to describe it as anything more moreaerkms moreeert moreaerloua
aerkms aa than a little affair dhoneur Just Justhow J Jbow Justhow
how much of professional jealousy enter entered entered enterof ¬
ed into the contest C was not apparent on onthe oathe onthe
the surface Mlltaceprobably probably none KIM Ashwtll Ashwtllto
to the leading Jea41D exponent of the emotional emotionaldrama fJDOdonaIc1nm emotionaldrama
drama to England and Miss Angus to tocertainly 11cwtabt17 Iscsrlhily
certainly one of the greatest emotional emotionalactresses 8IIOtIoDa1actreaea emotionalactrmees
actresses on this side of the waters The Thei TheJqJIab TheEnglish
i English actress was playing The Steels ShulannW Sbulmite Steelsmite
nnW mite at the Lyric lid Mtos AngUs AngiinThe AngUsThe I
The The Great DivUe at the P Priue Princess both bothenjoying botltfJId bothenjoying
fJId enjoying a fan share of popular favor favorTha tavorTIle favorThe
TIle play chosen tor the contest was wasMrs wuDaDe wasMrs
Mrs Danes DaDe Defense by Henry Remit Arthur Arthurence ArthurJonea ArthurJones
Jones Interest was addecl by u ufJDce peon peonend
ence end of Mr r Jones at both performances performaBcesthe
the distinguished author of The Middle MiddleMan KIddleKaD MiddleMan
Man KaD The Dancing Girl Ac Ace occupy occupying 00CIJ7box occupyLug ¬
Lug a box with exAmbassador Cheat ChoateWilliam CboteWllUam CheatWilliam
William Dean Bowen114 Howelte and other American Americannotables Amertcaanotables Americannotables
notables The Th public was permitted to toget toeet toget
get a glimpse e of him now and then be behind De DebtDd bebind ¬
hind the curtains In the attitude of oatteaUye an anattentive asattentive
attentive listener lid an enthusiastic ap applander aJ aJp1a1lder applauder
plander tor he applauded u4ed both actress aetreaes aetreaesUbela1l7 aetremesliberally ec ecliberally
liberally to the test scene cene where Sir SirLionel SirIouel SirLionel
Lionel Cattaret by his adroit crossques crossquestions et crossquesdons qu qutIoD8 ¬
dons breaks down the womans woman elaborate elaboratedefense raudefaue elaboratedefame
defense of her past and brings her to tohis 10Jak tohis
his feet in pealtenUalsnhnt pealtenUalsnhntGuy penitential submission submissionGuy submissionGuy
Guy Standing S udl was Sir Lionel and Fuller FullerMellteh FuUerKeWab FullerMeflish
Mellteh the canon eaaou and both made a hit hitin bitin hitin
in the roles which they played to Wash Washington WaabIqtoP Washington ¬
ington when Charlotte Walker was Mrs MrsDane XrLDaBe bit bitDane
Dane In the first of the two Wl competitive competitiveperformances competitiveperf competitiveperformances
performances perf Miss 1 Anstta played pq Lady LadyEastney La4I7EutDey LadyEastimey
Eastney to Miss Ashwells welrs Mrs Mm Dane DaneThe DaIMThe DaneThe
The next day cia they reversed role roles As Asusual Aaual Asusual
usual ual the opinions of the professional professionalcritics professionalcritics slolaal slolaalerities
critics were as widely whleI apart plt as the poles polessome pol801M polesWIS
some WIS contending eoDten that Miss Ashwell had hadoutstripped houl8lrtppecl hadoutstripped
outstripped Miss AngUs and just 111MmaDY as asmany asmany
many others that Miss Anglin had fairly fairlyeclipsed taUtyecJipeed fairlyeclipsed
eclipsed Miss AshwelL AshwelLThe AAhwtiLThe AshwelLThe
The plain truth about it is that both bothgave bothpve bothgave
gave an admirable test t of their ability abilityin abIlIt abIlItIn abilityin
in the role and dhrtced honors evenly evenlyThe ennl7Tile evenlyThe
The difference toy to their difference of oftemperament oftempera oftemperament
temperament Hmt and method Miss Ashwell Ashwellgave Aebwellpve Astewellsave
gave you the impression Ioa of a woman who whohas wholias whoban
has sinned unconsciously while Miss An Angita An An8I1n Angun
gun in a a more m or leas patent way Y sug suggested aUfrpRecI suggusted ¬
gusted the conscious sinner The latter latterwas latterwu latterwas
was colorful more of an assertive figure figureto ft8Ure1ft llgnroin
to the role where her rival suggested a asorrowful aII asoryowful
sorrowful II rJOwtul woman depressed and subdued subduedby subdlledby subduedby
by eartdng t1dn grief r Miss Ashwells work workwas workwa workwas
was wa delicate and subtle where KIss An Anglln Anplll AngUn
glln was obvious and briliant br lant Miss Isg Ash Ashwell Aebwell Ashwell
well in the test scene touched your yourheart yourheart yourheart
heart to the last degree of pathos by her herseriousness heraertouaDCIH herseriousness
seriousness and brought tears tea to every everyeye evel1eye everyeye
eye by her appeal to universal sympathy sympathywhile eympatbywhile sympathywhile
while Miss Anglln accomplished the same sameends sameenGI sameends
ends by b a powerful appeal to the imagi imagination lma Imagination ¬
nation of her audience udi The marked din distinction dlstllIctlon dinUnction ¬
Unction between the two occurred in the thedifference theditrerence thedifference
difference which hlch distinguished their re respective re respectfye icspective ¬
spective interpretation of Lady Eastney Eastneyto
In which Miss Anglto In decidedly had the thebetter thebetter I
better of the English Euali woman by reason reasonof reasonof I
of her greater er versatility lIty and animation animationWith animationWitle
With The New York Idea Id presented presentedhere pre presentedhers eBted I
here for the Ant time by Mrs Flake Flakeand PIskeand Fiskeand
and the Manhattan company on Monday Mondayevening Mondayevening I
evening the American dramatist takes takesan takean i iall
an advanced position po lt1on It Is the first sa satirical stj stjtlrtcaI saUrical ¬
tirical comedy of American life since sinceBronson silleeBIOIIIIOII sinceBiommeon
Bronson Howards palmy days and as a a awellarticulated a awellarticulated I
wellarticulated comedy standing upon uponIts uponits
I Its I own merits hi the originality o naUt of its itspremise Itapremiae itspremise
premise and conclusion occupies a uniqueplace unique uniqueplace
place in American stage sta e literature It Itemancipates Itemancipates Itemanclpte
emancipates the American playwright playwrightfrom plqrwrlShlfrom playwrigiutfrom
from the trammels of conventional form formand formand
and holds out prospects that he may ven venture venture yenture ¬
ture to do something new without neces necessarily necesanity ¬
sanity doing something bold old oM and risque risqueMr risqusMr
Mr Langdon Mitchell in a word orc1 has haswritten haswritten teaswritten
written a comedy of ideas It rebukes in ina Ina
a most entertaining manner the spirit of ofeonaplaMUY ofcomplacency j jcomplacency
complacency which inspires the attitude attitudeI j jof
of society soclet to the divorce problem It ex exhibits exhibits ¬
hibits a Quartet of charming agreeable agreeablepeople agr agreeablepeople eable eablepeop1
people of opposite sex who have found foundmarriage foundmarriage foundmarriage
marriage a faihrre and been legally di divorced cllvorctd divorced ¬
vorced They Thf > Y are ar Philip and Vida TIda Philll Philllmore PhlllimoN Philulmore
more and John and Cynthia Karslake KarslakePhillimore KarslakePI KarsiakePiillmor
Phillimore PI l1lmrf > is < s about to marry Mrs iran Karslake iranbit KaraLake ¬
lake bit and Mrs Irs rs Phillimore lays la her plans plansto planstn plansto
to catch Karslake but meanwhile is hold holdins holdIng holdIng
Ing Sir Wilfrid CatesDarby an enterprs ¬
Jag Eadtehmui studying dy1jig Am Amhumor Arnlnamor Amode Amodehumor
humor and1 nd Americas wy conveniently convenientlyto
to reserve for a ponsOHe oontmgenry oontmgenryNow contingearyNow tlneenry tlneenryNow
Now Imagine 1 Phillimore a torpid Ju Jutrateed 1 1tn1ae4 idiolallytraleed
diolallytraleed trateed elderly judge of esact esactMisua aavt aavthabits t ta
habits a and Mrs Karslake a lively itwi itwiclous tm tmclous a aIoua
Ioua clous ardent society IOClet woman with a ator lv lvtor live livefor > >
tor fast ts horses Picture Mrs r Phiinmor Phiinmora ihill I mGt mGtrteJI S SS
a S ebb trite soulless uneN languid la ui4 creature creaturewitfc creat creatwItIt creaturewith
with the romantic impulse imp liJ of a chainbtt chainbttmald ch chinbtimaid 11btl 11btlmaW
maW and then Karalakr a sort of L Lo Lord LordAlgy r4 r4Algy 1 1AV
Algy a successful lucce ful lawyer sharing ate di divorced 411y dlYorced ¬
vorced y wifes wife love cf c r a and mneh f fJaw of ofher > f fher
her livelines of disposition dispositionThe dlspoaitlouThe dispositionThe
The divorced Philituion ha haS > persnadtd persnadtdthe pUsdodthe J r1l r1lUte
the divorced Mrs Karsiake to b lice CPBH Qt QtHCODd te tesecond he hesecond
second Mrs Phillimore and the theIII wedding neaVltngto
to set for 3 oclock the next xtr day f fjudges fte ftee e ejudge
judges judge e fiancee is the th guest of his mother motherand otherand atberand
and aunt at his house There eaJto tee teedivorced tiledtoreec1 thedivorced
divorced Karslake there tb re also aI8dJYnICed ends tfc tfcdivorced the thedivorced
divorced Mrs Mr Philiimore still hearing die Ikejudges diejudges
judges name The conjunction conj llDeUoa to not notforced sotforced
forced at all They The all me In meet eet t on plansfer plansferpretexts pIaaItbIeprewxts plansibtepretexts
pretexts and their reciprocal deportment deportnaentte t tJ
te evidence e of their perfect breeding and andculture adculture
culture They speak of their former tOllMlreIa tOllMlreIaUoa rob recmUooshtp robtlonshIp
hIp with the most deltojhtfal tN aaeg mogfrold aaegfroid C CtroId
froid They discuss the future f with UM UMsame dwame theMint
same fortitude philosophy or whatever whateveryou whateveryou
you choose to call it It ta superb W Whave We Wehave
have UM divorce question presented ha a on onof enof
of its I I most ridiculous aspects TIle treat 1natJDeDt treatment ent entmeat ¬
meat to worthy of Moliere MoliereI MoUereDowa MoliereDown
I Down to into point wo bar have not seen seenany ssenany
any 311 evidence of heart In these tbeRautomatOll movIng mrrhigautomatons movIngautomaton
automatons of a social aoeiaIf microcosm mierneosmforming con conforming ¬
f forming to a waxen code of enemfe eaemIcau con conventtoM conventloas
venttoM whose every saying 1ft fornteae fornteaea flU r ra
a cue for jndfetoos j laughter If Nov or does Methe doe doethe doesthe
the clever author sound the heartnot heartnotuntil bartMtuutU heartnoteuntil
until he to well advanced into his MC MCond aODd seeand
ODd act act to which Karslake and his di divorced 41voreed dlvorced ¬
vorced wife meet at the house te the theboudoir theboudoir theboudoir
boudoir of the divorced tMJ tMJThfir Mrs Phillimere PhillimereTheir ThlillareTheir
Their interview to a marvel JIIft of brOJtaat brOJtaatdtalogtetic JIutwrltIq brilflsatdmsiogistic
dtalogtetic writing It hits oat o the tb ffttt ffttttertog IIttertnc getmoving
moving superficiality of the set with the thekeen thekeen
keen diagnosis of a social analyst Only Onlyby Onlyby
by 1 indirection IA we begto to suspect pIetthe the thetrend thetrend
trend of thing thInaaieIy namely that Mrs Iralake Kan Kanlake Xe Xelake
lake lake her marriage to FhUltowre set for fors forI forI
I that afternoon has not wholly 1aoI17 1aoI17end recov recovered r eov eovered ¬
ered from b belaDey her r fancy of Karstoke lIe Ikesymptoms lIemvto Thesymptoms
symptoms mvto are lantotakaMy y those of a avase aaH avase
vase of premature divorce voroe rc She SItetier Sb enjoins enjoinsher enjoInsLee
her divorced spouse to act as her best bestman bestman t tmaa
man to give her away to to8Or his seems oneceasor seemsicr
sor sorBut
But time to ayoodtng ssdtug 11111 on and I oclock oclockte
te not far oft At this juncture the tMJI1aIn enter enterprising erpaining ¬
paining sir Wilfrid te made to play an anInteresting anIDtereeUDtJ anInteresting
Interesting part in the compttcadon compttcadoni ccmaplkadelaCourtbtc emMiepheadoimCourting
i Courting Mrs Karslake to the very serge vergnof sergeof
of her second matrimonial leap white whiteI willieboWID whileholding
I holding In abeyance yance a sentimental entllDdtal1flP entllDdtal1flPfor regard regardfor regardfor
for the divorced Mrs PhOlimore h he per persuades petaada persuadea ¬
suades her b r to Jump tato his automobile automobileand aAL sntbUeand a aaa4
and go to the races rac rac Karslake e eman made heat heatman bestflea
man flea against burt bIB will Is further pressurl pressurlinto IIIIIeClInto peNsedInto
into service n1ce to forward nrant a telegram to tothe todie tothe
the waiting Phfflimore to postpone NMItII OM the theceremony thecermaoUJ theceremony
ceremony till T 1 while she and the 1MSllaIuDaa lb En Englishman Znglishman ¬
glishman start for the race course with witha qthIUIT
a flurry of eager delight delightThe teUPtTIN delightTb
The Tb PhjQfanore bom home to soUiMly at f dec decorated 68e 68eorAted deeorated ¬
orated with the floral emblems of a wed wedding 1INdding wedding ¬
ding or a r funeral as things may meybe > ho and andthere aadthfoe andthere
there to a torpid group of vbt virtuous hut hutindignant butindignant t tt
indignant t relatives waiting waItIactor and yawning yawningfor ywg ywgfor
for the ceremony It te 1 10 p p m mAt m mAt mAt
At last the bride arrives rrtna There to a ascene aprotMta a asee
scene see protests accusations tIoM tIoMatraaeee n ntrances yemen yemenstraimees
trances atraaeee and an defiance But the tilewten troubled troubledwaters ttuledwaters
waters are smoothed ootb and the bride ve vettres Ie IeUree totires
tires to her room to dross for the tIaemony Veto ceremony Vetomuon ¬
mony muon Now comes Karslake as best beKWitb man manwith manwith
with a handful of otao flowers and confrettts confretttsthe cestrentsthe t8 t8the
the massed Phillimore who utters far farther f1Irtber furthor ¬
thor protests and now too come comes the di divorced ctJYorced dlvorced ¬
vorced Mrs Phillimore to offer oar her best bestwishes bestwb bestwishes
wb wishes and Sir Wilfrid as the logical Jopa1queace se sequence e equence ¬
quence in the chain aIn of ludicrous but butplausible butI butplausible
I plausible events Karslake however howeverdoes howwerdo howeverdoes
does not wait The whole business has hasassumed Iaaaanmed baaassumed
assumed a phase that touch toucbs his amour amourpropr aourPIOPR amourpropre
propr PIOPR He does not tarry to witness the theceremony thecereI8On7 theceremony
ceremony that will sever the last ttakof ttakofsentiment link of ofaentlmellt ofsentiment
sentiment attaching D him to the woman womanhe anhe wemanhe
he once loved And on top of it It ItI Mrs MrsKarslake MrsKaralake
Karslake conceives a jealous notion that thather dllLther thather
her divorced husband has gone and en engaged ensa engaged ¬
gaged sa eCI himself to the dl divorced voiced Mrs PhflU PhflUmore PIIIIIImore PlImore
more in a fit of resentment so that tbat af after alter i itee ¬
ter she joins Join hands with the judicial jadfdalPhiUtanore J1III1IcIa1PhIUImore judicialPbflllmore
PhiUtanore and confronts the thee1er gntrtathyr gntrtathyrclergyman oc4tIngclergyman
clergyman amid the sounds of a choir choirand lDlr4DCI chairnd
and nd the impressive tones of the ovgan ovganher 0I8DIter ospenher
her heart suddenly revolts and wholly whollyI wIIoUyd whollydisregarding
I disregarding d the solemnity Ile mJty of the ones oocaekm occaeM onessloe
sloe eM h interrupts the ceremony and anaeJarea de dedares dodares
dares she be to going to break oft the match matchbetween tchDetwoa matchbetween
between Karslake and Mrs MnsIIe PbiBfaMre PbiBfaMreAs
As she interrupts the ceremony common and starts startsin rUIlu niartsIn
in pursuit of her farmer husband the thecurtain thecurtaia thecurtain
curtain falls on the third act actThe actThe actThe
The most sympathetic part of the pfcmy pfcmyto IIa IIa1M piayIs
to the fourth act ad a a room ta TTaiatoluiii ltaI ltaIhoaM Zasulakeshouse TTaiatoluiiihouse
house hoaM religiously kept k just Ju as It w 6 the theday UMday theday
day he and his h wife quarreled and Iuted Iutedthe partedthe parted partedthe
the the rejected wedding ring in lbs ash ashtray Mhtray sstLtray
tray on the table a hat of hens aad a apair apair a apsir
pair of gloves on a stand standeyes even the th > chair chairas claalrU chairas
as it itfloor was left upturned by her on the tlteftoor theSloe
floor Sloe in the debacle of their douMitlp omeetigHence al alliance aJliance ¬
liance lianceIt Henceit lianceIt
It is late at night after the tie weddtag weddtagfete aaIngfete we4agfete
fete at Pnillbnores of f whoIetendlladon whoIetendlladonKaralake whose termination terminationKarslake tersebmadonKaralake
Karalake has ha no Intimation Be enters entersa
a gray picture of woe Mrs PmHteore PmHteoreenters PII8tmoI8ten PhiUreenters
enters ten with Sir Wflfrtd wdtncJ to be married marriedWhite 1DIdedWhUe marriedWhile
White they are re being joined te holy wed wedtock wecIJMk wedlock
tock off the scene attended by Karslak KarslakMrs KaralakfMn KarsiakeMrs
Mrs Karslake enters Karslakes man mantails mantaUs mantells
tails her helthat that a wedding has taken takel1and place placeand placeand
and she concludes g coacInd that she te I too late to toprevent tol toprevent
prevent l Wftt th t the marriage of her former hwa hwabaad hsaDd heband
aDd to the former f mer wife of the man m who whowas whowas whowas
was to be her husband JubaadBut husbandBut
j But the solution te at hand Mrs Phil Phillimore PbUUmore Phillimore ¬
limore turns out to be the bride of the theEnglishman theEogU theEnglishman
Englishman EogU n and Karslake Is free There ThereIs
Is an ai Impressive e scene between the theKarslakes theKt8Iak theKarelakes
Karslakes Kt8Iak The room room undisturbed Ia her herabsence Jaerab herabsence
absence ab enee suggests ts themes and from fa familiar famiUar tamiliar ¬
miliar objects of mutual interest Inte their theirconversation thetrCOQvua theirconversation
COQvua conversation Oll drifts drUt toward something somathfcurvery aomeldagwry somethingvery
very near their two hearts h s The recon reconciliation neonclUdoa recencItlation ¬
ciliation to charmingly wrought wroucbtt out The Thejudicial ThejucUdaI Thejudicial
judicial Phillimore Pb llmore comes In pursuit of his histruant hi hitruaat S Struant
truant bride HIde and te remowlMaly remo sent senthome IIImthome iit iitboise
home and when the curtain faDs faI1aand man manand manand
and wife are happily reunited reunitedMrs Jf1lDUeclilrs rfuatteMrs
Mrs Ptokes Plake Impersonation of Mrs MrsKarslake 1IkLKara1Itke bitsKarsiake
Karslake was delightfully brisk and andbraesy aadIw andbreeny
braesy Iw and John Masons Karslake conld conldnot 0MI14Rot cauldnot
not have been improved upon The per performance perorReIt performasce ¬
formance orReIt was the highest example of ofcomplete otcomplete t tCOIIUJIete
complete unity to the details of a perfect perfectperformance perfectperforJllallOe perfectpertormanos
performance such as one sees only at the thehands theMIMis thehands
hands Of the best stock companies and andapproximates IIDdap gsdappretImstn
approximates ap t more closely than emiT gnrcomedy DYcom94l emiTcoao4i
comedy I have seen in years the best beststandards 1IHtstalHIarcb beststandards
standards of a European production productionnXD prododfoaom IJrOdUetIOLVRZD
nXD W 8CBBA9BR 8CBBA9BRFrwa essnmattrnso ICIII ICIIICarwro
Carwro ami t the PCR PCRProm PcKPram
Prom UM Nw Tack Y erh Ttkgnga Ttkgngatweaking Tf TfofCa TelegvsbtpeslcIg
tweaking of ofCa Caroeo I epted the tlMest fjwt fjwtest
est of living tenors lunching at a acafe acafe notoy notoycafe
cafe the other day Also AI at the tlMrestaurant same samerestaurant e erestaurant
restaurant was Mme fm Emma Zanies in inserting Iasertlft in insortIng ¬
sortIng food within her h r chin and classic classicfeatures eIaactturas domiCfeatures
features Caruso armed with a aIng gleam gleaming gleirning ¬
ing fruit rult knife was d dlng ring caprlccteoa caprlccteoamente Cfhk Cfhkmente tpdcclessmente
mente things with a Ug pear ar ever his htaown IdIJown hisown
own plate pint When his final fioratnra ftora h was wnscompleted wacompleted wascompleted
completed he sent the fruit across acro to toMmc tofme tOfme
Mmc fme Eames and behold her beautiful beauttfalcountenance beautifulcountenance beautifulCountenance
countenance was sketched skPlCh d on fl tho th skin skinof sk4flof kjin kjinof
of the pear It was really quitt a won wonderful wnnderful ¬ I
derful feat et of portraiturr ant m < l Cariiio Cariiiowas t3rn t3rnwas arnno arnnowas
was far prouder of it than of hi hs jc jctop 1gtop > ig igtop
top note In the second couplet of the theFurtive theFurthe theFurtive
Furtive Tear thing from the uEU EUslr 1r

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