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KetcheJ etcheI WiIIavc WII9 havc flis Uads auds fullWllen fflihe n He Tackles LangfordBy Langford
PHILE RILE the tight fans thocountry thocountrY tho
WHILE a country over have hn gone goneJj goneV One Onealmost
V V Jj almost daffy over overtho tho anm anmJeff almJertrlenJack JlmJo3YrieaJack
Jeff JertrlenJack lienJack Johnson mill mtilthoy millthoy mmthey
thoy should stop for a moment and andglance andglancs andglance
glance at tho pusillstlc pu 1Ustlocalender calender They Theywould Theywould Theywould
would soe that there is s another big bigchampionship Qlgchamplonshlp bigchampionship
championship fight on the list The Thebattle Thebatt1a Thebattle
battle Is second In Importance to the thebig thebig thebig
big ncrap Stanley StAnley Ketchel the mid middleweight middleweight ¬ i idlewelght
dleweight champion and Sam Lang Langford Lan Lantord Langford
ford the hard hitting Boston negro negroare negroare negroare
are to exchange wallops In Phlladel Phlladelphla Phlhdelphla Philadelphia
phla April 27 The bout between the thepair thopa1r thepair
pair promises to be a grudge affair and anda
a pugilistic plum the many fight fol followers tollowers followers ¬
lowers have been after fpr many manymoons manymoons manymoons
moons moonsWith moonsWith moonsWith
With tho men In first class condition conditionthe conditionthe conditionthe
the battle should result In one of the thebest thebest thebest
best ever staged In this or any other othercountry othercountry othercountry
country Both men are prominent prominentmembers promlnontmembors prominentmembers
members of Wallopor Walloporvlllo lllo society and andcarry andcarry andcarry
carry In either hand punches that have havethe hayethe havethe
the power of a mules kick behind behindthem behindthem behindthem
them Added to this Is the fact that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the men are game to the core Lang Langford Langtord Langford
ford Is a larger edition of Joe Walcott Walcottthe Walcottthe Walcottthe
the little nogro who made things very verywarm verywarm verywarm
warm for the heavyweights In the east eastseveral eastseveral eastseveral
several years oars ago and for the past few fewyears fewyears fewyears
years he has been a sort of bogy man manfor mantor manfor
for the middle and light heavyweights heavyweightsAlthough heaVWeIKhtsAlthough heavyweightsAlthough
Although the battle la I to be nothing nothingmore nothingmore nothingmore
more than a I six round affair atralt > y there thereshould theroshould thereshould
should bo lots of action from gong to togong togong togong
gong providing of course that the thecontest thecontest thecontest
contest Is not a neatly framed agree agreement agreement agreement ¬
ment between tha principals to have havetho havetho havethe
tho bout last tho six round limit with witha
a view to getting a long route date and andfat andtat andfat
fat purse on the coast later on Ono Onothing Onothing Onething
thing Is certain Ketchel has far too toomuch toomuch toomuch
much respect for Langfords slugging sluggingpowers sluggingpowers sluggingpowers
powers to take the liberty lIbert of entering enteringa
a ring with Ith the Boston tar baby for foran toran foran
an opponent unless ho is convinced convincedthat conIncedthat convincedthat
that the negro Is working under a o pull pullor pullor pullor
or he himself Is In the very best possi possible possible possible ¬
ble condition that hard and earnest earnesttraining earnesttraining arnesttraining
training can produce Also fight fans fansin fansIn fansin
in general arc still pondering over overLangfords oerLangfords overLangfords
Langfords qulcjo knockout of Jim JimFlynn JimFlynn JimFlynn
Flynn recently recentl a short time after he hehad hehad hehad
had allowed the Pueblo fireman to toabuse toabuse toabuse
abuse him shamefully in a ten round roundgo roundgo roundgo
go These be matters which boar bo r ripe ripefruit ripefruit ripefruit
fruit for deep thinking and the not nottoo nottoo nottoo
too confiding members of the sport sportloving sport10lng sportloving
loving public are thinking hard hardThsre hardThere hardThere
There Is only onl one way wa to account for forStanley forStanler forStanley
Stanley Ketchels poor showing against againstFrank againstFrank againstFrank
Frank Klaus In Pittsburg recently and andthat andthat andthat
that la I that the middleweight cham champion champion champion ¬
pion took things easy easywhen when he e found foundthat foundtht foundthat
that Klaus was safe in his hands No Nodecisions Nocicisions lo loGI
decisions GI > < lalons are given in the six round roundcontests roundon roundcontests
contests on testa at Pittsburg and on this ac account acnunt ace ¬
e count punt Ketchel did not whale away as ashe ashe ashe
he would In a bout where his title was wasat wasat wasat
at stake or in a battle where he stood stoodchances stoodchances stoodchances
chances of losing a decision The big bigfighters bigfighters bigfighters
fighters gave their own owh ideas about abouthow abouthow abouthow
how the theS should fight end nd at times timestheir timestheir timestheir
their method mot od of milling docs not meet meetwith meetwith meetwith
with the approval of the public but butthey butthey butthey
they are looking look ng aftei their own Inter Interest Interest interest ¬
est first flrft fir t and do not seem to care for forwhat forwhat j
what t the e fans say sa after the match Is ISover i iover j jover
over overSome overSome I ISome
Some of the fight critics C are Inclined Inclinedto I
to believe that Ketchel Ketchel has started on
the toboggan This can hardly be betrue betrue I Itrue
true Ketchel has has whipped all the best bestmlddlewelghts bestmiddleweIghts bestmiddleweights
J middleweIghts In this countryand can cando cando cando
do so again but ho must b be In condi condition tondtlon tondltion ¬
tion Ketchel Ketch they say needs a lot of ofhard othard ofhard
hard training to make him fit fit He Is Isa Isa Isa
a high filer and does not take the theproper theproper theproper
proper care of himself when there Is Isnothing Isnothing isnothing
nothing Ih sight for him After his hiscontest hiscontest hiscontest
contest with Klaus llus Ketchel gaVe ga vTe as an
Judging by the grand form he has been displaying in the recent games gamesPitcher gamesPitcher gamesPitcher
Pitcher George Mullin of the Tigers is out to eclipse his performances of last lastseason lutseason lastseason
season wHen he headed the list of winning twirlers on Ban Johnsons circuit circuitby circuitby circuitby
by capturing twentynine out of thirtyseven games pitched Mullin has a alargo a alarge alargo
largo assortment of curves and splendid control Besides being a good slab slabartist slabartlst slabartist
artist ho is one of o the best batting pitchers in the game me
excuse for his poor showing that he hehurt hehurt hehurt
hurt his hand In the first round and andthe andthe andthe
the pain was so severe that he did not nothave nothae nothave
have the heart to fight in his usual usualstyle usualstyle usualstyle
style This may be true Let us hope hopeso hopeso
so as it would be a shame for such a ayoung aoung ayoung
young oung and promising lad as Ketchel Ketchelto
to be thrown In the discard pile sim simply simply simply ¬
ply because ho will not train as other otherfighters othcrfighters otherfighters
fighters do doIf dol doIf
If l Ketchel is not no in the best of shape
when ho tacklcsLangford tacklcs La1 ard ho Is In for forthe torthe forthe
the greatest beating he ever received receivedStanley receivedStanley receivedStanley
Stanley Is one of the most aggressive aggressivefighters aggressivefighters aggressivefighters
fighters the th ring ever had and Just tho thokind thokind
kind of a man Langford likes to meet meetone meetWne meetone
one that is always coming at him himTo himTO himTo
To prove this one has only on1 to see the themoving theovlng themoving
Wne moving ovlng pictures of his recent contest contestwith contestwith contestwith
with Jim Flynn In n this fight the ne negro negro negro ¬
gro waited for the fireman to come to
I him and nearly every time ho did didLangford didLangford didLangford
Langford would measure his blows and andsend andsend andsend
send In a crushing punch that would wouldstagger wouldstagger wouldstagger
stagger his opponent Every time timeFlynn timeFlnn timeFlynn
Flynn rushed he seemed to be carrying carry carrying carr carring ¬
ing Langford off his feet Just before beforethe belorethe beforethe
the knockout occurred In the eighth eighthround eighthround eighthround
round Flynn had Langford backed back d to tothe tothe tothe
the ropes As Flynn rushed Langford Langfordwaited Langfordwaited
waited and sent In a terrific smash smashthat smashthat smashthat I
that put the fireman down and out
Unique Jsi aue Ceremony on the TanbarkThe Tanbark The First of Its Kind Tirades on anthe onthe onthe
the Orchestra Child Tutor to a Chimpanzee ChimpanzeeA
A Star From California
> OME O E said it it Itwas was a n circus trick trickwhen trickwhen trickwhen
S r when two of the Rlngllng RlngllngI Rlngllngbtothers Ringllngbzothers
I brothers Invited a select group groupof gTouIt gTouItof groudof
of newspaper writers maga magazino magazine magazino
zino editors and cartoonists to attend attendthe attendtho attendthe
the wedding of one of tho clowns of oftho ottho ofthe
tho Barnum Bailey show Ring Ringlings Ringlings Ringlings
lings property now nowBut nowBut nowBut
But when the clown and the young youngwoman youngwoman oung oungwomn
woman the latttor attended by b three threeladles threoladles threeladies
ladles of tho cftrcus the former by bythree b bthree bythree
three clowns appeared a eared In the center centerring centerring centerring
ring of Madison Square Garden and andstood andstood andstood
stood before a young oung minister in intho Intho Inthe
tho black robes of his order and he heraised heraised horaised
raised his hands and said Dearly Dearl beloved be beloved beloved ¬
loved we are gathered together here herein herein herein
in the sight of God a hush fell upon upontho upontho uponthe
tho scene and andn JL a pale cast of thought thoughtbroke thoughtbroke thoughtbroke
broke through the paint and powder powderof powderofthe powderof
of ofthe the Jesters Then all present knew knewit knewit knewit
it was no circus trick trickTho trickTho trickThe
Tho clown who became becamoa a husband In Inthis inthis inthis
this unique manner and place it was wasSunday wasSunda wasSunday
Sunday Sunda afternoon afternoon and the big bell In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the campanile tower in InMadlson Madison square squarestroked squarestroked squarestroked
stroked the hour of 3 as the minister ministeruttered ministeruttered ministeruttered
uttered tho first words was Harry La LaPearle LaP LaPearle
Pearle P arle The bride was Miss Frances FrancesMcGinley FrancesleGlnley FrancesMcGinley
McGinley of Chicago Chicagonot not of the pro profession protesslon profession ¬
fession fessionNo tesslonNo fessionNo
No more grotesquely garbed groom groomever groomever groomever
ever stood up in the same way His Hismotley Hismotley Hismotley
motley dress was that in which hleh he heplays heplays hoplays
plays the fool to the delight of chiidren chil children children ¬
dren and some who have passed Into Intotheir Intotheir intotheir
their second childhood twice a day da for forsix torsbc forsix
six days in the weeks eeks of the circus circusseason circusseason circusseason
season His attendants were similarly similarlymade simllarl simllarlmade similarlymade
made up upThe upThe upThe
The young woman w man was simply gown gowned gowned gowned ¬
ed Just as she might have been b en at a areception areception areception
reception In her own home She was wasboth wasboth wasboth
both modest and pretty Although Althoughshe Althoughshe Althoughshe
she had never been connected with a acircus acfrcus acircus
circus or any an other profession the thebride thebrldo thebride
bride and groom had known each other otherfor otherfor
for many years and the bride bri e had been beena I
a favorite with the clowns family thatdates that thatdates thatdates
dates back to the tanbark long before beforehe belorehe beforehe
he was born They had never thought thoughtof thoughtof I
of a wedding such as the one in which whichmarried whichthey whichthey
they figured They were to have been beenmarried I
married nu rried quietly and the young woman womanwent womnnwent womanwent
went to New York for that purpose purposebecause purposebecause purposebecause
because her husband would be on the theroad theroad theroad
road during the season and a d the show showwould showwould showwould
would not touch Chicago In its travels travelsBut travelsBut travelsBut
But when the two Ringling brothers in inthe Inthe inthe
the east heard of the intentions they theyobtained theyobtained theyobtained
obtained the consent of the twain and andthey andthe andthey
they the were married as described For Forthe Forthe Forthe
the Ringlings arc showmen showmenWhen showmenWhen showmenWhen
When tho ring was placed on the thebrides thebrides thebrides
brides finger and the ceremony ceremonv had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been said the young minister again againraised againraised againraised
raised his hands and words seldom seldomperhaps eeldomperhaps seldomperhaps
perhaps never n ver heard before In a cir circus circus circus ¬
cus ring Let us pray were Uttered titteredi
The bride and groom and their at attcndants attcndants attendantsdevoutiy
tcndants tendantsdevoutiy devoutly deyoutl kneeled on the tan tanbark tanbark tanbark
bark in the great amphitheater and andled andled andled
led by b the minister they repeated the theLords theLords theLords
Lords Prayer while the fortysix fortysixclowns tortslxclowns fortysixclowns
clowns In fantastic and outre garb garbbowed garbbowed garbbowed
bowed their heads and the invited invitedguests Invitedguests invitedguests
guests a hundred in number men of oftravel ottravel oftravel
travel men of letters and men accus accustomed aceustpmed accustpmed ¬
tpmed to all sorts and conditions of ofaffairs otaffairs ofaffairs
affairs likewise reverently stood stoodThe stoodThe stoodThe
The wedding was over The attend attending attendIng attending ¬
ing bridesmaids and the old clowns clownsattendants clownsattendants clownsattendants
attendants united In doing what is iscustomary Iscustomary iscustomary
customary in such conditions in homes homesand homesand homesand
and at the altar Then the fortysix fortysixI
clowns went Into the ring from their theirtables theirtables
tables and extended felicitations to the1 the1bride the thebride thebride
bride and congratulations to thegroom the thegroom thegroom
groom groomI groomThe I ITho
Tho bridal party Ptlrt arty was conducted with withall withall withall
I all propriety ro to the table on a dais dai In Inanother Inanother inanother
another ring and all present partook partookof partookof
of the collation There were toasts toastssentimental toatssentimental toastssentimental
sentimental and otherwise from fromclowns tromclowns fromclowns
clowns and guests and telegrams and andletters andletters andletters
letters of regret from people wellknown well wellknpwn ell ellknpwn
knpwn literary and professional were wereread wereread wereread
read readThe readTho readThe
The lights were turned on in the theample theample theample
ample show house before the unique uniquegathering uniquegathering uniquegathering
gathering broke up Mr Lou Graham
In talking of his coming co piing fight with withLtngford withLcngtord withLangford
Ltngford Ketchel sad said recently recentlyIll rocentlyIll recentlyIll
Ill beat this fellow Langford sure sureIf suroIt sureIf
If Jim Flynn F1 nn can go tho route with withhim withhim withhim
him and slug even with him Im certain cer certain cortaln ¬
tain that he wont last the six with withme withme withme
me This will be the first l1r t tfm tlme Ive Ivereally Ivereally Ivereally
really trained since the Johnson fight fightand fightand fightand
and Im Just crazy to get back again againIve againIve againIve
Ive had a good rest slnco October and andthe ftndthe andthe
the only thing that bothers me a bit bitIs bitis
Is this left hand handHorsemen handHorsemen
Horsemen In Doubt Do About New Rule RuleMonths RuleI RuleMonths
I Months before the fiew lew rule relating relatingto
to the abolishment of the use of hop hopples hoppIes hoppies ¬
pIes in harness racing will be In oven ovenlimited ov ovenlimited n nlimited
limited operation and almost simul simultaneously slmultaneousl simultaneously ¬
taneously taneousl with the announcement of itsenactment Its Itsenactment Itsenactment
enactment tho periodicals of the trot trotting trotting trotting ¬
ting turf are asking whether the rule rulewill rulewm rulewill
will ever become effective when it bs bsglns I Igins begins >
gins to bar hopples on horses of all allages allages U Uges
ages ges Doubts are expressed as to tho thopower thepower
power of the National Trotting asso association association association ¬ I
ciation to enforce the rule without los losing losIng losing ¬
ing a large number of otilfl Its members membersamong membersamong
among the fair associations and tho thohalf thohalt thehalf
half mile tracks and tho Impression Impressionseems Impru impression impressionseems lon
seems general that as between betw en the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two horns of the dilemma the central centralorganization centralorganization centralorganization
organization organization will not hesitate to choose choosewhatever choosewhatever
whatever course will keep its member membership membership membership ¬
ship roll intact intactDeparting intactDeparting
Departing from all plans that had hadbeen hadbeen
been suggested for ridding rlddln the trotting trottingturf trottingturf
turf of hoppled pacers the recent con congress eongross congress ¬
gress of the National Trotting associa association assoclation ¬
tion framed the following rule ruleHopples ruleHopples ruleHopples
Hopples shall not be used In races racesor racesor racesor
or performances against time on two twoyearolds twoyearolds
yearolds carolds or under in 1110 on three threeyearolds threcMrolds threeyearolds
yearolds Mrolds or under in 1912 111 on five fiveyearolds 11voyearolds fiveyearolds
yearolds or under in 1914 after which whichtime whichtime whichtime
time hopples shall be barred In all allraces aUraces allraces
races racesThe racesThe racesThe
The purpose of this rule was to let letthe letthe letthe
the hoppled pacers now facing pcng or In Intraining Intraining Intraining
training finish out their careers carters with withtheir withtheir withtheir
their value alue unimpaired and at the thesame tbesame thesame
same time to head off the youngsters youngsterscoming youngsterscoming youngsterscoming
coming on so that when hen the time timelimit timelimit timelimit
limit expires In 1114 only on1 a handful of ofhopples othopplos ofhopplos
hopplos will remain rcm 1n to be affected tj tjtho ittho lr lrthe
tho final operation of the rule ruleWhether ruleVhether ruleWhether
Whether It will work out out according accordingto
to the expectations of the rule makers makersremains make makeremains makersremains
remains to be seen Although no pacer pacerfoaled pacertoaled pacerfoaled
foaled In er after 190S can hereafter hereafterunder boreafterunde hereafterunder
under unde the rule race In hopples every everytrainer OVer OVertrainer everytrainer
trainer In the country Is still free to tostart tostart tostart
start as many man new hoppled horses as asbefore asbefore I Ibefore
before provided they tbe are of the re required required required ¬
quired age Tho crop of recruits r ruits In Inthe Intho inthe
the coming campaign will not be re reduced reduced reduced ¬
duced to any appreciable extent what whatever whottver whatever ¬
ever by the operation of the rule since sincetwoyearolds sincetwoY sincetwoyearolds
twoyearolds twoY aroJds alone are affected this thisyear tblsenr thisyear
year enr Next year another equally long longIIsA longII
IIsA II of accessions to the hoppled brl brlgauo brlgabe brigs
gauo gabe gs a may m be expected for the number numberof
of pacers under four years tArs old on the theturf theturf theturf
turf is trifling In In 1312 there is likely likelyto llkelyto likelyto
to be another anot er big brigade of newcom newcomers newcomers newoeiners ¬
ers as the rule will 4hen hen have no effect effecton eftecton effecton
on horses over four years old and the thegreat tbegreat thegreat
great majority of harness harne horses on the thecircuit theclreult thecircuit
circuit tracks are above that age ageIn ageIn ageIn
In 1913 when the new provision of the theturf theturf theturf
turf code will for the first time Um affect affecta
a large number of horses the ranks of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the hoppled hop pled brigade are very v likely to tobe tobe tobe
be Just about as strong stron and formidable formidableas
as they are today and it will be sur
tho dally daU announcer of the Ringling Rlnglingbrothers Ringlingbrothers Ringlingbrothers
brothers western showsjk shows was a dignified digni dignified dignified ¬
fied toastmaster and as he was waswhat omo omowhat me mewhat
what unknown to eastern folks he was wascoached wascoached
coached in his business by Mr r Glen Glenmore Glenmore Glenmore
more Davis a former newspaper ne er man manwho manwho manwho
who has only this season quit his pro profession proression profession ¬
fession to represent the publicity bu bureau bureau bureau ¬
reau of theRlngllngs the RlngJlngs eastern shows showsThere showsThere showsThere
There is something about circus life lifethat liCethat lifethat
that appeals to all mankind It never nevergrows nevergrows nevergrows
grows old to those who are old and it is isan Isan Isan
an everlasting wonder wonder world to the lit little little little ¬
tle ones and those tho e of tho middle chan channel channel ¬
nel Never beo before a was there such an anIncident anIncident anincident
Incident ir circus sire circles as that here herein heroIn herein ¬
in described scrlbcd It would have tickled tickledPhlneas UckJodPhineas UcklodPhineas
Phineas Barnum to death deathWeenie de deathWeenie th thWeenie
Weenie Wees Chimpanzee Pupil PupilWeenie PupilYeenlo PupilWeenie
Weenie Wee Yee Is the midget who will wilttour willtour
tour New New England and other territory territorythis territorythis
this season sCIi80n with tho Barnum Bailey Baileycircus Baileycircus Batleycircus
circus Her pupil Charles the First First will willtravel wllJtravel willtravel
travel with her Charles is a chim chimpanzee chimpanzee shimpanzee
panzee that Is being taught how to toact toact toact
act like a human being and Weenie WeenleWfO WeenieWce
Wr WfO e is giving him lessons Both are
The circus bridal party at luncheon after the wedding
ceremony In the center ring of the Barnum Bailey
show In New York city Sunday April 3 1910 Groom and bride
bridq are indicated by arrow The invitationto Invitation to t the
luncheon appears in the upper left hand corner the picture of
Weenie Wee the midget m1d et and her chimpanzee pupil is
in the lower right hand corner
e e
p j A
pricing to many man horsemen If a deter determined deterI determined ¬
I mined attempt Is not then made by bythose bythoso bythose
those Interested to repeal or nullify the therule therule therule
rule By standing Its ground and re refusing retuslng refusing ¬
fusing to recede from the th position positiontaken positiontaken positiontaken
taken at the recent congress con reM the NT N NT NT
T A may have to risk the secession 8ecc lon
As an Inducement to make him more aggressive Manager Mana er Charley Dooin of ofthe oCthe o f
the Philadelphia Nationals has offered to pay the fines imposed by the umpires umpireson
on Silent John Titus one of the crack crack outfielders of the Phillies Titus Is bit
known as one of the quietest men In the game gameand and Manager Dooin figure tjia tjiawith f t at atwith t i j
with a little more fi fire re added to his timely tlmel batting good fielding and base running run running j
ning he would double dou le his value to the team I
of f most of Its members among the the half halfmile haltmile halfmile
mile tracks and the county fair nIr asso associations asso associations assoclations ¬
ciations and lid the formation of a a new newcentral newcentral newcentral
central organization similar to the old oldone oldone i
one t I II I
One OnecPf pf f Corbetts YarnsJim Yarns YarnsJim YarnsJIm
Jim Corbett Corbett the former heavyweight heavyweightchampion heavyweightchampion I Ichampion
champion keeps close cl close so tabs on the
about the same size The chimpan chimpanzee ¬
zee has already learned how to sit sitat sitat
at a table and eat eat how to make a bow bowuse bowuse
use his 1 s napkin and his latest achieve achIevement achievement
ment is to stand on roller skates He Hehas Hebas Hehas
has to have ve some help in this Left to tohimself tohlnuself tohimself
himself he would tumble and sprawl sprawlbut sprawlbut sprawlbut
but when his skates are adjusted hegives he beglvcs
gives his paw to Weenie Ween Ie Wee and she shesupports shesupports shesupports
supports him while he stands erect erectThe erectThe erectThe
The chimpanzee seems to understandthat understand understandthat understandthat
that Weenie Wee Is his best friend friendAlthough trlendAlthough friendAlthough
Although docile d < Hlle to his keeper he re refuses refuses
fuses to obey OM any an one In observing observingrules observingrules observingrules
rules of etiquette except his youngmistress young
mistress When Weenie Wee Is absent absentfrom absentfrom
from her charge the chimpanzee actsas acts actsas
as If he were lonely lonel and watches Im Impatiently Impatiently impatiently ¬
patiently for her return When she sheappears sheappears sheappears
appears the chimpanzee gives everyevidence every everyevidence eer eercldence
evidence of Joy Weenie Wee and andCharles andCharles andCharles
Charles the First take their meals to together together together ¬
gether getherFor getherFor getherFor
For a midget Weenie Wee Wee Is something some something somethIng ¬
thing of a a wit and a philosopher as aswell aswell aswell
well Asked If she expected to teach teachher teachher teachher
her pupil to talk she replied I hope hopenot hopenot hopenot
not not He will be happier If he neverlearns never neverlearns ne or orlearns
learns that Weenie is a colored coloredchild coloredchild coloredchild
child nineteen years ears old and was born bornIn bornIn bornin
In Pennsylvania Penrlslvanlp PenrlslvanlpKNOCKING PennsylvaniaKNOCKING
Actors have been figuratively ham hammered hammered hammered ¬
mered and actresses have ditto beenguyed been beenguyed beenguyed
guyed If abuse changed facial ex expressions expressions expressions ¬
pressions some managers would notbe not notbe notbe
be recognized when they the went home homeNothing homeNothing homeNothing
Nothing seems Just right to a whole wholelot wholelot wholelot
lot of people If 1 a deaf man sits in inthe Inthe inthe
the Cherokee strip of a theater and anddoesnt anddoesnt anddoesnt
doesnt catch tho stage whispers hegoes he hegoes hegoes
goes out and damns the acoustics ofthe of ofthe ofthe
the playhouse The whole gamut has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been worn smooth by the tlraders tlradersNow UradersNow tiradersNow
Now It Is the orchestra that is being beingwhacked belnswhacked beingwhacked
whacked like a a winter rug on a roof roofThere rootThere roofThere
There are orchestras and orchestras orchestrasjust orchestrasjust orchestrasjust
just as there are shanties grid ajid d man mansions mansions mansions
sions But in some quarters all orches orchestras orchestras orchestras ¬
tras are alike on the poetic principle principlethat principlethat principlethat
that a a primrose by the rivers brim is isJust isjust isjust
Just a primrose and nothing more moreIf moreIf moreIf
If the orchestra according to the theflayers thefiayers
flayers sandwiches with operatic se selections selections selections ¬ I
lections there Is an uprising ftnd nd ifscraps If Ifscraps frscraps
scraps of popular airs are Interlarded Interlardedbetween Interlard interlardedbetween d detween
between curtains there is an output of ofexecration ofcxecration ofexecration
execration that would make an angel angelunstring angelunstring angelunstring
unstring a n celestial harp harpThen harpThen harpThen
Then there are the specialists in the thebunch tlebunch thebunch
bunch of orchestra censors To some someof someof someof
of these the cello the oboe the violin violinthe violinthe violinthe
the piccolo etc breathe nothing butdivine but butdivine butdivine
divine harmonies but these same specialists spe specialists specialists ¬
cialists rise up like a a surprised aggre aggregation aggregation aggregation ¬
gation of yellow Jackets if the man manwith manwith manwith
with tho drum f his Is given a chance toearn to toearn toearn
earn his beer The beat of a drum tosuch to tosuch tosuch
such no matter how accurate the thewhack thewhack thewhack
whack may rna be is like a n sensitive sensitivetoes s sensitive sensitivetoes nslUve nslUvetocs
toes contact with an overlooked stone sloneIn slaneI stonein
I In the path pathThe pathThe pathThe
The specialists are ready to thump thumpeverything thumpeverthlng thumpeverything
everything In the catalogue of the
drummers traps Kettledrums ka kazoos kazoos kazoos ¬
zoos cymbals and shuffles are
object objected objectcd objected ¬
ed to To acute ears the sounds fromany from fromany fromany
any of these are as the rasp of a file fileon fileon fileon
on a a rusty saw sawIf sawIt sawIf
If the number is Rubinsteins Melody Mel dY I
I I work of the smaller pugilists pu pug lists as well wellas wellI wellas
as the big fellows Big Jim Is now ap appearing appearing appearing ¬
I pearing on the vaudeville circuit and
is receiving a nice fat salary for or do doing doing ¬
ing a monologue stunt Corbett Corbe t tellsmany tells tellsmany tellsmany
many interacting stories of his hI travels travelsI
I Among them is a good one about
Freddie Welch the English light lightweight lightweight ¬
weight champion It happened la laLondon 1 1London n 1
London As Is well known England Englandis En < < lnd I IIs
is head and heels in love with Welch Welchon Welchon Welchon
on account of his many man good fights in inthis Inthis i ithis n nhas
this country Nearly early every one oneFreddies has hasFreddies hasFreddles
Freddies record down pat from be beginning beI ¬
I ginning to end Jim however howeveracross ran ranacroes ranacroes
acroes a wealthy wealth young Englishman n
Iln In F and the drummer whacks an anobligate an10bllgato anobllgato
10bllgato obligate the specialists In nearby nearbyseats n nearbyseats y
I seats get as pale as a bunch of death deathmasks deathI deathmasks
i I masks It signifies not It the whack whackis hack hackis
is according to the score the drummer drummeris
is raked and the manager of the house housegets housegets housegets
gets it where the beads sparkled on onBetty onBettr onBetty
Betty BettyMr BettrMr BettyMr
Mr Belasco has endeavored to soothethe soothe soothetho soothetho
tho specialists by hiding his orchestra orchestrabut orchHtrabut orchestrabut
but what is one Belasco in the great greetbook greatbook greatbook
book of managers Other accessories acces orles orlesI
I l of thg the th stage have got theirs Why Wh not notthe noti notthe
i the orchestraHAVE orchestra orchestraHAVE orchestrsI
That when the vChantecier Chaateder comesto comes comesto comesto
to this tbl country countr Hiss UES Maude Adamswill Adams Adamswill AdamswUl
will tak ta take the role of the cock instead insteadof iDsteadot insteadof
of the hen pheasant pheasantThat pheuantThat pheasantThat
That the child who plays a part in inA InA inA
A Skylark a summer musical come comedy eomed comedy ¬
dy d Bernice Allen is only onl four feet feeteleven feeteleven feeteleven
eleven inches tall and that she has themost the themost themost
most wonderful hair that Is five feet feettwo feettwo feettwo
two Inches long and that she says H S is isthe Isthe isthe
the worry of her life lifeThat lifeThat lifeThat
That a recent Parisian sensation now nowplaying nowplaying nowplaying
playing in this country Is a funny funnypiece tunnyi funnypiece
piece i > lcce full of melody mel04 and that it is call called called called ¬
ed The Girl With the WhoopingCough Whooping WhoopingCough WhoopingCough
Cough and that every memberiof mem r > ot the thecompany thecompan thecompany
company develops the malady malad before beforethe beforethe beforethe
the final curtain curtainThat curtanThat curtainThat
That when the Chantecler comeshere comes comeshere comeshere
here it will not be the same as a awhole awhole awhole
whole which Paris saw awthat that thethird the thethird theI
I third act is so full of French political politicalallusions pol1UcalI politicalallusions
I allusions and quips that It will have to tobe tobe tobe
be cut out entirely entirelyThat entirel entirelThat entirelyThat
That If a woman knows how to towhistle towhistle towhistle
whistle she can earn good good money on onthe onI onthe
I the stage and that there is 1 a school In InNe inden
New Ne York in which women who have haveany haean haveany
any an talent for whistling are taught topucker to topucker topucker
pucker artistically artlsUcall and that the secret secretof secretof secretof
of whistling is putting two notes rotes otes to together together together ¬
gether so as to produce a trill trillThat trmThat trillThat
That George Ados new play The TheCity TheCit TheCity
City Cit Chap was first brought out not notlong notlong notlong
long ago in the Indiana town which is isthe isthe isthe
the authors home by a club of Pur Purdue Purdue Purdue ¬
due Ind IndThat IndThat IndThat
That in the opinion of a Chicagocritic Chicago Chicagocritic Chicagocritic
critic Lulu Glaserln Just One of the theBoys theBo theBoys
Boys Bo s has lost the Glaser sniffle that thatpseudo thatpseudo thatpseudo
pseudo catarrhal Inhalation Inha1 Uon whose whosenoisy wiose wiosenoisy
noisy nols sibilance was wont ont in other days daysto daysto daysto
to mark her as the funniest nose andthroat and andthroat andthroat
throat comedienne of her timeThat time timeThat timeThat
That Joseph Edmunds actor by bytrade bytrade bytrade
trade recently made a bet that he hecould hecould hecould
could act the clown in a n circus circus withthe with withthe withthe
the best of them and win out and that thatwhile thatwhile thatwhile
while he was wa uplayln playing the fool he waskicked was waskicked waskicked
kicked by a mule and put out of commission com commission commission ¬
mission and an lost his bet betThat betThat betThat
That the leading people of the Newtheater New Newtheater Newtheater
theater while out on the road will be beaccompanied beaccompanied
accompanied by bs valets and maids nineof nine nineof nln6of
of each and that one is a Japanese Japanesethe TaJL1e e ethe
the others being French German Hun Hungarian
garian and Swedish and a a few Ameri Americans Amorlcans Americans ¬
cans cansThat cansThct cansThat
That Mrs Sol Smith is the oldest oldestactress oldestactress oldestactress
actress on the American stage havingrecently having havingrecently ha 1ng 1ngrecently
recently celebrated her eightieth birth birthday birthday birthday ¬
day and that she Is still acting notbecause not notbecause notbecause
because she loves the stage as she shesays shesays
says but because she must supporther support supporther Supporther
her family and tho stage business Is isaU
all she knows
who had never seen a boxing match or orever orevor orever
ever heard of Welch This was a sur sur surprise surprJ ¬
prise prJ e to Corbett so he took his friend
to see the fight between Welch and
Summers at the National Sportfhg 0 0club
club The Londoner was wa apparently
very ery much interested In the the show and and1m
Jim 1m thought he had done him a a favor iavor
by bringing him to the club to see two
of the best pugilists In England mix
it up The day after the tight Corbett Corbettwas Corbettwas Corbettwas
was dining at a a leading hotel when incomes In Inconies 1nI
I comes his British friend friendWaant friendV84l1t friendWant
Want that a dandy dand fight we at ¬
tended last night asked uk Jim JimWas JImWu A AWas
Was that a fight queried the Eng ¬
lishman lishmanI
I should say It was replied Cor Corbett Corbett Corbett ¬
bett Welch drew blood in the early earlypart earlypart tIlIyPlLrt
part of the contest and had Summers SummersWeeding SttmmersbleedIng Summersbleeding
bleedIng all the timeIts time timeIts Umes
Its s bloody well I know that that re replied reptJed replied ¬
plied plied the tb Englishman but I did not notthink notthink notthink
think he was half as good at fighting fightingas
as he was in decorating the other fel fellows tellows fellows ¬
lows body with his bloody gloveWelchs glove gloveWelchs gloveWelchs
Welchs glove gloverws was was covered with withblood withblood withblood
blood and every time he hit his op opponent opponent ¬
ponent It left a crimson spot on Sum Summers Summen Summers ¬
mers body This Thl te i what wb t interested interestedthe interestedthe ntert ntertthe
the Englishman EngUehm and made him referto refer referto reterto
to Welch as a decorator ecol2tor rather than aboxer a aboxer aboxer
Cleveland Hcs H s Visions Again AgainCleveland Ag2inCleveiand AgainCleveland
Cleveland by the way Is again an annoying anO annoying
noying O 1 r itself I with pennant aspirations aspirationsCleveland asplratlonsCieveJand aspirationsCleveland
Cleveland does doe this annually and andwIth andwith
with pretty good reasons generally generallyThis generallYThla generallyThis
This season the team has as com commander commander commander ¬
mander the man who in some quarters quartersis
is credited with bringing the Boston BostonAmericans BostonAmericaM BostonAmericans
Americans out of the slough into the thelimelight the1ImeUghtMcGulre thelimelightMcGuire
limelight 1ImeUghtMcGulre McGulre Since he took tookhold tookhold tookhold
hold of the team he has tried valiantly valiantlyto l
to strengthen his club and 1d get it out outof outor outof
of the hopeless condition of slownessInto slowness slownessinto 11eS3 11eS3Into
into which it Ithas has fallen Some new newtimber newI newtimber
timber is in the lineup of the club and anda anda
I a shift bas beetL been beetLraade made made in the infield infieldand infieldand infieldand
and another has been made in the out outfield outfield outfield ¬
field But the club as it stands does doesnot doCBnot doesnot
not seem of pennant caliber caliberThe ca1lberThe caliberThe
The Forest City is surely the placeof place placeof p1aceor
of shattered baseball hopes It has hassomething hassomething hassomething
something on St Louis In this respect respe < t tIt
It has been the favorite in a number numberof numberI numberof
I of championship efforts and has run runso runso
so close that once it was within 1thln one onehalf
half a game gJDoo gameof of first place but it hasnever has hasnever
never done better than come close although al although although ¬
though the rowdy team of OConnerTebeau OConner OConnerTebmu OConntrTebeau
Tebeau and company won the Temple Templecup TemDlecup Templecup
cup from the Baltimores BaltimoresAn BaJtlmO BaitimoresAn ti tiAn
An Old Old Story StoryThat StciyThat StcryThat
That threadbare thro dbare argument as to towhich toblch t twhich
which blch of the big leagues is the strong stronger strongr ¬
pr er r has been revived by Hans Wagner WagnerAn
An automobile company has offered offeredj
a machine as a prize to the lead lcadIng
lag batsman of the American or Na Nation Nation Nation ¬
tion league leaguenot not a machine tor eachleague each eachleague eachleague
league mind you but one car for the thehighest thehlg thehighest
highest hlg t percentage for or the year 1910 1910Wagner
I Wagner opines that the contest is 18I
I not fair because becau his eir eirmit tdt has the thebest thebe8t thebeet
best pitchers and fleWerr Fie on you youHonus youI youBonus
I Honus You know it cannot be proved provedBut pofod pofodBut
But you OU may ma map close your eyes and see seethe seethe e eth
the th official scorers in the home towns tonsturning
turning errors into base hits it the thersce
race gets close
That Ida Conquest is a member of ofNazimovas otNazlmovas ofNazimoves
Nazimovas company at the latters tettersnew lattersnew lattersnew
new theater vin iir Little Eyolf EyolfThat EyoICThat EyolfThat
That the famous theatrical land landmark Jandmar landmars ¬
mark mar mars Wallacks theater in Broadway Broadwayof Broadw BroadwoC
of blessed Ies ed memories memo has again againchanged agalncbange4 againchanged
changed hands Charles Burnham be being beinS belug ¬
inS the le leeee leeeeA lesseeA eee eeeA
Some months ago < < 0 Frederic Thomp Thompson Thompson ¬ t tson
son hes Isabel bel Taliaferros husband husbandyou husbandyou husbandyou
you know was sauntering saunterln in Califor California Caltorma Californip
nip Naturally aturall he visited the theater theaterOne theaterOne theaterOne
One day while he was in Los Angeles Angeleshe
he dropped in a house where a stock stockcompany stockeompanr stockcompany
company was playing One of the cSm cSmpany c cINlny cn cnpany
pany impressed him favorably She Shewas Shewas Shewas
was Thais Magrane After the per performance performance performance ¬
formance Mr Thompson called on the thoyoung theounb theyoung
young ounb lady l y and told her he wanted wantedher wantedber wantedher
her for a star part in his production
The Spendthrift Spend thrIt which hlch he was go going goIng golag ¬
ing to bring out In New ew York city cityMiss citydlss cityMiss
Miss Magrane said Id she was under undercontract undercontract undercontract
contract to play with the company she shewas shewas shewas
was then with Mr Thompson saw sawher saWher sawher
her manager and induced him to let letMiss lEtJeUu letMiss
Miss Ma Magrare tne cancel her contractThis contract contractThis contractThis
This was done with some reluctance reluctanceBut re1uctanrfBut reluctanceBut
But Mr Thompson won his star stat sta and andfor andor andfor
for or weeks she studied the part 4toe e is isnow
I now playing The play is by b the au author author author ¬
thor of A Fool There Was u Miss MissMagrane MissMagrane 155 155I
I Magrane is especially striking in emo emotional emotional emotional ¬
tional parts and when she appeared appearedIn
In the leading leads feminine role of The TheSpendthrift TheI TheSpendthrift
I Spendthrift Spend rift She a fulfilled the expectations expecta expectations ecpectaI ¬
I tions of Mr Thompson and his Judg Judgment judgment judgmart ¬
ment was sustained Miss 1118 Magranes Magranesappearance Jtqranesappearance htagranesappearance
appearance In the play occurred at atthe atthe atthe
the Hudson theater New Xe York city clt It Itsounds Itsounds Itsounds
sounds like a commonplace common lacc to say that thatshe i ishe ashe
she made a distinctive hit but until untiltheatrical untiltheatriCAl untiltheatrical
theatrical folks can coin some stronger strongersentence strongersentence strongersentence
sentence for successful succeI > sCul stars this will vvtllstand willStand willstand
Stand for Miss Mag Magrane 2grane rave the California Californiafind Californiafind Californiafind
find of Frederic Fred c Thompson ThompsonThe ThompsonThe ThompsonThe
The play is the story of a frivolous frivolouswife frivolouswife
wife It has a moral and a bit lt of ser sermonizlns serI
I monizlns monlzin too

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