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der on ihe List. / -fcu? WMvH. CRANE HERE TONIGHT Ever Popular/Comedian Will Be Seen In Congenial Role Once More?"A , Son of Rest" Pleased Large Aud? ience Last Night. ^ J--". The company to ?ie ?*.<ii\ in the sup? port of William H. Crane In the new comedy, "The American Lora." dt the Academy tonight, contains a number of very clever actors. Every member of the c?.st was engaged for his or her special adaptability for the work ao that they would'all tit into the! scenes and situations with artistic. | neatness and skill. At the very first! rending of the play some months be? fore the production was made several Jictors ami actresses suggested them-' selves te Charles Frohman's Judge? ment as beintr extremely well quali? fied Tor ceitain parts in the comedy, lie immediately engaged them. The new loading woman of the company is Miss Hilda Spong, a handsome Eug llsh actress, who is not unknown here. Miss Spong has been In this coun i ry scvet al seasons and has done a lot Of clever work. In Mr. Crane's new play she is cas'. as a good' naturell young lri?h widow and has scored a decided hit in the character. Oeorge 1C. Bidden plays the part of a dignified English lord in fine contrast to the Bluff and energetic Western man who is made a lord in spite of himself. El inei CrAndtn Is seen as a ranchman from Dakota, Edgar Norton as n young curate, and Frederick Tiden as a young member of the English aris? tocracy. Others in the cast Include Richard Pitman, 'Emmet Whitney, Harry Blnkemore. John Nesbitt, Oa brlcl - Ravenelle. Miss Rosalind Coglllati and Miss Nellie Malcolm. A large advance sale indicates that-, Mr. Craho Will be seen by the season's i record breaking house. Pleased the Audience. "A Sen Of Rest." with William Swor in the title role, pleased a large audience at the Academy last night. I The shew seemed to satisfy the en? tire house und It literally set the gal? lery wild. . * A bunch of sprightly girls, beauti? ful costumes and good stage settings carry the piece. Swor is funny in a coarse, sort of way. but he should have kept on being. "The Scarecrow," for the peculiar contortions of face and body he used so effectively in portray, ing that character seem to be about all that he knows. All of the principals were just good enough not. to be very bad. The chorus was well trained, could sing and was worthy of better headlined. "The Player Maid." Miss Florence Davis, who appeared in this city last season in "The Player Maid" will be seen here again tomor? row night. Miss Davis leaves the Hudson theatre; New York, to visit some of the Southern cities. She has been called one of the most promising young B'.ars on tho American stage. The success* which has come to Miss Davis has been justly earned. She began at the lowest rung of the thea? tre ladder and studied diligently while she i layed her first small parts in various companies under the direction < f Charles Frohnian end other im? portant New York managers. The large audiences '.bat have attended the pcrformr.ncea of "The Player Maid" is the host endorsement for IkM.Ii ster find play. ? "The Player Maid" Is In four acts. As the title Indicates, the story of the play has to do with the theatre, al wnys a fascinating subject to the gen. era) public. Tho production will be seen here with the same cast, including Mr. El? liott Dexter, scenery and effects, as presented at the Hudson theatre. Now York. "Trie Geisbit.'' Among the many musical <igaiiba tions and productions *.bat uro on tour this, season. It Is claimed that none Is more thoroughly equipped or mote popular than the I.aura Miilard Opera Ccmpnny * which is presenting that famous r.ml ever popular light comic opera success, "The Geisha." , "The Geisha," like the Gilbert and Sullivan productions, such as "Finn lore," "The Mikado." "Patience," etc.. Is one of those tuneful effervescent, and chic musical productions that never fall to pleace and leave the auidtur In a happy frame of mind on the Hnal drop of the curtain on the 'finale, which accounts for its phenoni inal success wherever presented. In "The Geisha" the lest Is consist? ent, and the novel numbers are intro? duced in such an agreeable manne:-, while .he music Is more than superior to the great majority of musical pro? ductions of the present. I There are few traveling organiza? tions today who are as thoroughly equipped both a-< to the ensemble and completemcnt of the company as "The Geisha" pary, which numbers J:i nil 50 active working people behind the foot lights ami surrounded by all the original equipment,? such as cos? tumes, statte settings and effects thhl were used in the original August In Daly production during the long run of "The Geisha" at Daly's theatre. New York City. The visit of "The Geisha" on Thurs? day night at the Academy should prove one of the stellar attractions in the musical line that are scheduled for the amusement loving public of the city this season. Seats arc now on "rale at the box office. "That, Odd Fellow." "That < dd fellow" Harry Hcrc.sford. who Is appearing this season in David D. Lloyd's funny comedy, "The Wo? man Hater," Will be seen in this city next Saturday, matintee and night. His corned" i" of the legitimate school, free from the slapstick and knock-about order Ihftt contaminates most farce* of tods". "The Woman Hater" is one if those delightful fatces that is fresh in comedy, rich in repartee and clever in its construc? tion. It affords Mr. Bercsford ample opi Jrtunlty to display his methods and peculiarities which have won for him the distinction of being one of the brightest et the younger comedians on the stage of today. ? Manager Ooleman is said to have staged this play quite effectively and has surrounded Mr. Bercsford with a cast that will portray the various roles in a befitting manner. Says "Poor Bill" Did It. .lohn. Noel, a negro, was badly beaten up at Hogg's saloon on Twety-thlrd street yesterday morning. He received an ugly gash on his head and his' arms and hands were badly cut by a fall through a plate-glass window. Noel says another negro, who is known as "Poor Bill' attacked him. The authorities are now looking tor "Poor Bill." Suit for Damages. In the clerk's office of the Corpora? tion Court yesterday suit was tiled by ftiayer Ai England Company.,a Venns) t vaniu corporation, against R. I. A. Mason and It. Carter Perkins., receiv ers for the Hampton Roads Railway and Electric Company, damages $4no. Rehearsal Tonight. A rehearsal for the. oratorio which i s to be sung In the near future by the choir er Trinity Methodist church will be held at the Y. M. C. A. building to night at 8 o'clock. Mrs. A. F. Morris sette, director of the choir. lias In charge the arrangements for the ora to'rio. Mrs. G. E. Harding, who has been visiting her sister. Mrs: B. R. Cofo<\ has leturnod to her h?rne in Indian? apolis; Intl.' r THIS COUPON IS GOOD FOR at my studio oh one dozen $5.00 PHOTOGRAPHS Positively only yood fur (en days, October Utk la October JOlli, Bring (His couj>on with you. iVL W. Tennant 2?C2 WASH. AVE. YOU Ii BUSINESS ENTRUSTED TO Citizens & Marine Bank Will always be safe and will receive the attention and courtesy fur which its employees are noted. FOR THE ENGLISH SAILORS-MARINES Enlisted Men on the North Atlantic Squadron Have Raised $7,200 for Entertainment Purposes. Through arrangements of the men of the North Atlantic Squadron the enlisted men of the English Flying Squadron will be. given a royal recep? tion during their stay in New York. In conversation with the Daily Press representative. Sunday one of the commit tee on arrangements stated that the sum or $7,200 has been raised amopg the men of the ships, which Is to be used in showing .lohn Hull's men just what American hospitality means. The program will include a visit to Coney Island, a special theatrical per lormance ami an elaborate dinser. It is also officially stated that Prince Louis, of Battenb?rg, will bring his squadron into Hampton Roads, j where the Prince will be ofllciallyre received by Admiral Evans. The en he arrangements for the reception of the Prince are left to Admiral Evans, who is now in Washington completing the details. The men oil the shins are jubilant over the coming <>f t'ho English Flying Squadron and I'icy B?y that, the sailors anil marines will leeelvo a welcome that they Will always remember. PERSONALS AND CRIEFS. The Coming and Going of the People You Know. Among these who started for Balti? more hut night to nttend the Sayrc Thomas wedding tomorrow were Miss? es Lady Anne Booker. Mackle YoiilSg, Lillian Young, Helen Rutherford, Mrs. S. H. S?yre, Mr.;Charles R. Sayre and Lieutenant Charles K. Malldry. Mr. Joseph Massey will start for Baltimore this evening. Mrs. Wills Lee, accompanied by her daughters, Misses Rosa Leo and Es? ter Lee. started last night for Balti? more. Mr. Preston Hundley, formerly con? nected with the Johnson pharmacy, now in business in Richmond, spent yestcrdaj in Hamilton. Miss Papille Glic.?nian. of Philadel? phia, is visiting her sister, Mrs. R. Auerback, In West Queen street. Prof. A. D. Wright has returned from Richmond, to which point ho was called by the Illness of his father. Missus Minnie' Louise Butler and Luclle Butler have returned to Rich? mond, after a visit;to Mr. and Mrs. A. Tyler Hull, in West Queen street. Mrs. Williams, wife of Lieutenant Military Williams, of the United States navy, is slopping at Rodd's cottage. Misses Nelia and Klsle Lindsay have returned from a visit to Maryland. The Bridge Whist club will be en? tertained by Mrs. K. W. Hudgins Ibis morning. Miss Maggie Walker has left for ft visit to Charles City county. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Car*, who have been visiting in the North, have re? turned Home. Mrs. Arthur H. Segar, who has been ill, is now Improving. Miss .lauie Whiting slutted Sunday 'or a teji days' visit in Raleigh. N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Massey hav.e as their guest, Mr. W. VC. Rose, >f Washington. Councilman w. w. Richardson left Here last night for Baltimore. Mr D. H. Rucker, Jr., slaricd yes erday for Lynchburg, where he will visit relatives. Mr. S. M?rback lias gone to Phlla lelphla for a short visl'. Raised a Disturbance. Bonnie Smith, forties! Johnson, .las. barter atid Hiury Johnson, four cnlor ed oyster.mcs, were before Mayor Jones SundaV morning to answer the charge of raising a disturbance on Hampton wliarf. They were o'aeli as? sessed Mi?B, ffhe quartet got drunk Saturday night und early Sunday morning created u disturbance. Police Sergeant Leslie Curtis. Policemen Purges and Watts arrested the men, cud as they were oy'stermen Mayor .lones held a special session of the police court to try them, I We Have Just What You Want in the Wav of The prettiest and .most select stock of pattern Mats, untrliniued shapes anil ready-to-wear Hats for Ladies, Misses aud Children. Special Silk and Jet Hats, 98c. Mrs. I. M. Hudgins Block, No. 39. 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