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THE MORNING TIMES, SUNDAY JAlfftJAltY 31, 1897
1&
sought was to catch up with the regular
train, and 60, if iossille, make ttie con
nection at Council Bluffs. That ride up
the Sierra Nevadas, through the snow
blieds, and down Uie mountains, to the
desert trill never be forgotten. Once, John
Drew lias told ine, west of Ogdcn, there
was a break down. At Laramie some
vali&es were stolen from the car. Various
other thrilling incidents happened during
that exciting ride, but in the end the con
nection at Council Blurfs was made, partly
owing to the courtesy of the railroad of
ficials, however.
21t. Drew opened on time in "Christo
pher, Jr.," which ho play.-d for firteen
weeks at the Empire. From there, he went
immediately to what was then Falmer's
Theater, now Wallcck's, producing "The
Squire of Dames." "When his time was up
at Palmer's, he went, with the same pluy
direct to the'Garrick, leaving there to re
turn to the Pacific coast and keep his
promises. When his coast tour was ov-r,
he "jumped" from San Francisco to New
York again, and after only two weeks'
vacation began the rehearsals of "Rose-mnry."
Miss Ethel Knight Mollison, the dainty
nnd winsome little lady, who plays the
role of Rodu in the 'Cherry Pickers," Ls a
young lady of much histrionic promise, as
was evidenced by her impersonation of the
sprightly ingenue in that play. She is
& Canadian by birth and last season was
with Olgn Ncthersole, playing minor roles.
Tlie wisdom of her selection by Manager
Pitou for the "Cherry Pickers" was amply
Hiown by her work during the past week.
DNGE-TOLD TALES OF
THE MERRY ADVANCE MEN
"Rosemary," Mr. John Drew's IateM
rjccess.fcuiunl New York remarkably well,
mkI there is no reason why it should not
Uso he a delight to Washington It deals
with England at the time of Queen Vic
toria's coronation, though all or the ad
vance notices carefully refrain from men
iittning ttie exact date Mr. Drew takes
riie part of a Sir Jasper Thorndyke, a
middle-aged English country gentleman,
who falls in love with the heroine after
the manner of elderly gentlemen in plays
iand out of them), but nevertheless aj-sts.
ler to elopi- with the man of her choice,
lot himself.
Mistress Dolly Cruickshank is a charm
ng young maiden, whose pretty ways and
jweet face are air the exnuse needed by
Eir Jasper. In the last act or the play we
ire calmly Informed that fifty years have
ilsped, and Sir Jasper, still living, is
iis&osed, musing over a bit of Rosemary
Jor remembrance This scene is one of the
awst touching and beautiful in the play
Uaude Adams takes the part of Dolly.
Minstrelsy, when It is well done, may
be compared to a Bohemian supper, where
in charing dish cookery, small bottles, spicy
hide dishes and other delectable tilings
make the guests merry. Minstrelsy at its
worst is like a badly cooked "Welsh rarebit,
and there is nothing worse Mian that. Prim
rose and West, who come to the National
this week, have had twenty-five years'
experience in this sort of catering, and
they know just how to do it. They do not
use any of the jokes that they did when
they began. For another thing they have
eeventy people lathe cast this time, tliirty
of whom are real colored gentlemen, and
the other forty are burnt cork black gen
tlemen. James Wall and George Wilson
will be there, and there will be a picka
ninny band and three military bauds.
John L. Stoddard, with his customary sa-
gacity, has selected for one of his lectures
this year the subject of "Heroic and-Ro-niantic
Scotland," and this lecture will
be given Tuesday evening. The following
lecture is on England, and the third on the
Yellowstone. Scotland, England and the
great West are three topics which are
very present now, and nothing that Mr.
Stoddard could show us would be more
calculated to give us pleasure.
At Roman's this week will be seen a
vaudeville company, half Englith and half
American, known as the New York Stars.
Among the people who do specialties in
this company are Conway and Leland,
ii,onopedcs (which means one-legged men).
They ride a bicjele a bicycle built for
two. Mile. Ani, gymnast, will give some
mid-air pei forma nces. F"rank D. Bryan will
tell us whathe thinks of the currency ques
tion, in an entertaining way, and other
tilings. Deaves' Merry Manikins, from their
London success; Ciguerc and Eoyer, sketch
artifcts: the Tolly Trio, composed of Pearl
Bradburn, John "Ward, and George Murphy,
jr.; Bonnie Lottie, who sings and dances;
lurphy and McCoj, singers and producers;
John E. Drew, the eormdian and dancer,
and the iliatts, musical comedians.
Following John Drew at the Lafayette
Square Opera House comes another of
CharlcsFioiman'sproductionK, "Thorough
bred." Mr. Frolunan's productions are al
ways thoroughbred. This one has juf-t been
playing in New York for ICO nights, and
The original cast has been retained. Henry
E. Dixcy, the comedian, takes the prin
cipal comedy part.
The Gilbert and Sullivan opera. "Pa
tience," will be given by an amateur
oompauj, at Odd Fellows' Hall, oa Friday,
evening, for the benefit of Canton Potomac
Field Band. The stage setting and
costuming, which don't always have much
attention from amateurs", will be espe
cially fine, and people who have heard
the rehearsals say that the singing and
acting will lc equally satisfactory. Mis
Jennie Tyrer will play Lady Angela and
will sing "Girt of Gifts," by Miss "Wil
nmth Gary, of "Washington.
Besidesa new play or acknowledged value,
"True to Lire," the Grand Opera Douse
is able this week to present a cat of
cxcejitional value, headed by that .sterling
author-actor, McKee Rankiu, and the
talented di-bntante, Nance O'Neil, upon
whom the New York critics lavished such
praise on her recent performance in the
metropolis. Mr. Rankin wrote the play
and he has fitted himself with what lie
considers his best part, lie plays an
ex-convict, who has served twenty-four
years in Sing Sing, and Miss. O'Neil plays
"Mb daughter. It is a story of human
interest, built upon everyday themes,
evidently simple, entertaining, and natu
ral. -Nancy Hanks" stock is away up. "When
It CHmjliore last month it was down, but
tomorrow night thequotatljii will be "200."
A farce that has 200, nights, of course, to
it credit is worth while. The event will
be celebrated with decorations and
souvenirs. Later In the week there is to
bea bicycle night, and what Martinet ti won't
do tfien isn't written in his lines. There
areseveral novelties in thepfecenow, among
which is a new dress for Martinetti, but
the sams bathing costume, a new scene for
Tour or the comedians, and two new songs
lor Anna Boyd".
Let the people get hold of a good play
tnd Uiey are loath to let go. Here comes
"Side Tracked" again, Mils time to the
Bijou. The veteran theatergoer declines
to say how often he has laughed at its
comedy and sighed at its pathos. Dnlikeits'
name this play really declines to be side
tracked, rt has been golngalong for years
like a veritable limited express, stopping
in the summer timsforrepairsandlmprove
ments, but orraga'.nin the winter. Itstops
here next wci-k for the inspection or the
railroad people, and all who like a good
railroad play. Station Master "Whitesell
cxpct: a hurrah time
FITiOSRIOITHEI
Animated Scenes on llie Monu
ment Grounds Lake.
LOOKS LIKE A RUSSIAN FAIR
Vendors Offering All Sorts of
"Wares Sensible Skating Costume's
of Knielierboolfers ;Cor Men and
Short Skirts for Women More in
Evideneo.
The sharp "cling" or the steel runners, as
they strike the ice, the incessant whirr of
a thousand skates gliding along, and
the merry shouts of the skaters who are
out to enjoy the exhilarating sport, are
sounds which may be heard with rrequenfc
recurrence in the neighborhood of all the
bodies of water which are situated In the
out-lying districts ol the city.
The small boy turned out en masse
over a week ago to seize the glorious op
portunity, so infrequent in Washington, Tor
outdoor skating, and as the cold weather
continued the adults joined the crowd.
Soon all the enclosed bodies or water as
well as some parts of the river, were
covered with a multi-colored crowd of
devotees.
The favorite spot for the pastime is the
lake right back of the Monument, known
as the "Basin,'-. the cast bank of which
Is that sunnner delight or the small boy,
the swimming beach. But now the diving
boards serve only as seats upon which
the skater rests while he fastens his
skates, and around the raVtmpon which
theswimmers in their scanty costumes used
to rest the colored gentleman who hires
out skates from a chair on ruuueis, now
plies his noisy trade.
"Heah yo ah, set rite down in de 'Lady
or de Lake,' '' and "Duh 'Parluh' is duh
place to hab yoh skates fas'ned on,'' are
some of the cries that salute the ea'r.
And the men reap a rich harvest from
their skate hire during the few days that
the skating iabts. Here, too, may be
found the vender of everything citable
which Is at the same time cheap; from the
penny sausage to a bag ot popcorn.
Out across the basin ah far as the river
the ice is dotted with skaters, singly and
in groups. Here a pair of fancy skaters
are "showing off" to an admiring circle of
bystanders, and there a beginner on the
steel runners is blundering along in an
attitude which, UkeMr. Winkle's, "neith
er gracctul nor swan-like."
Further out may be. seen a thick crowd
or men and boys who are playing hockey
and are doing their best to drive the
punk toward the opposing goal.
Every once In a while there is a mix-up
and when the crowd disperses a mass of
fallen players slowly disentangle them
selves amidst the laughter of the specta
tors. Pretty girls arc out in force, too, and
lend the necessary dash of color to the
picture. A few skate well, but for the
most part they hang onto the arms of
their escorts with frightened eyes, while
the latter endeavor to initiate their fair
partners into the mysteries of the "Dutch
roll" or backward skating.
A noticeable change is the increasing
prevalence or the regular skating costume
or golf trousers and stockings for men
and short skirts and leggins Tor the ladies,
with colored sweaters for both. These
costumes give a picturesque effect to the
scene, which Is watched by a great many
Poople on the banks watching the con
tinuously changing picture which, in truth,
is a most beantirul one and well repays
the trip to the beach. Other spots where
the 6kating abounds aro Chevy Chase Lake,
and Rock Creek, but being-so Tar from
the center of the city, naturally the large
majority of skaters go to the Basin.
Theiec has been Improving all this week
and yesterday after much or the snow had
been swept away it was pronounced as
fine as Washington ever had by the older
skaters. According to present prospects
the Ice will last at least three or four days
longer, and no doubt lovers of the sport
will not fail to improve the opportunity.
Theydidnotmlsstheirchanceyestcrday.for
it was estimated by the colored attend
ants at the baain that at least 5,000
people were on theice in the course of the
day.
Agreed on Tills ioint.
"Ibhouhlliketogo to my mother-in-law's
funeral this afternoon, sir," said the
bookkeeperto the "old man." "So should
I," replied the propiietor, as he turned
to bis desk again. Puck.
Practical Poetry.
Nature spreads her virgin woot;
There Is snow upon the roor.
Of its presence I have proof
The root leaks.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
No wine Is a better blood hiaker, none
Is !es heady nor more economical than
Chr. Xander's I'ridc or Virginia Port,
75c. quart, which permits triple (hot) wa
ter addition without losinsr its vinosltv.
Q9 7th st. it "
Two Wives
(From Collier's, Weekly.)
"It's grown chilly, hasn't it?" I
"Oh, yes," said Agnes Lawton, with a
sarcastic laugh. She was huddling in her
dapper street gear before the pennon or
crackling flame on her friend's hearth.
"It's blown horribly chilly, Marlon for
me!' '
"Anothor quarrel, I suppose, with your
husband?"
"A quarrel this time that ends every
thing. I'm going to ray mother, in Bos
ton.' '
"Don't, my dear."
Marion Kingsland spoke thus in tonoB
tranquil and low. She wasuwaying herself
softly In a rocking chair, and she had
folded her arms in a leisurely way. She
was a large, blonde woman, not handsome,
but with a beautiful figure and a face full
of sweet gravity.
"Oh, you've always said that," replied
young Mrs. Lawton, frowning at the fire.
"But now I mean to disobey your coun
sel." "Very well, Agnes, as you please. Re
member, I've always said one thing. Your
husband loves you devotedly "
"Ah, that's the very point, Marion! ne
lrt-rtc linfc nnf. i1iv,m11" T?." ti1
SKATERS ON THE PONDS
here Mrs. Luwton lowered her face and
drew out the next words in si dogged,
dragging undertone "he is not faithful."
The oscillations of Mrs. Klngslaild's rock
ing chair quickened the least little bit.
"What husband Is?"
"Yours."
"Oh, Trentyes! I wasn't thinking of
him." She colored, biting her lips. "What
is the present trouble, Agnes? Tell me."
"It's very simple. I found a' note in
.Fred's I mean Mr. Lawton's overcoat
pocket."
"My dear Agnes, what were you doing
lher?"
"Doing there?"
"You were spying Jealously spying,"
said Marion, with her usual calm. Admit
it."
"You're crueler than usual, Marion. I
was a fool to come here. Mamma will
sympatlTl7e, however. I shall take the
3 o'clock train for Boston."
"Was the note very dicadful?"
"Oh, it told its own story. And, as
you're aware, this is not the first time "
"That you've gone through your hus
band's pockets? I know. And the signa
ture?" "Initials. I see. And a very violent
quarrel followed."
"The most violent we ever had. And
the last we shall, ever have."
Marion Kingsland stopped rocking.
"Agnes," she said, breaking a pause,
"I don't know a husband who in public
is more respectful, more attentive, more
positively gallant to his wife than yours."
"In public," bristled the other. "What
does that mean?"
"It means a great deal more than many
a wife gets many a wife of our ac
quaintance whom I've heard you openly
pity in my hearing. Now, answer me
frankly. Might not that letter which you
found and read have Implied a flirtation,
a passing sentiment, rather than the very
lurid and scandalous interpretation you
put upon it. I say might It not? Think
for a moment before you answer."
Acnes tossed her head, decked in a liny
bonnet of tangled pansles.
"Well, perhaps," she presently conceded,
with distinct reluctance.
"Perhaps," icpoated Marion. "Now, that
ls at least an admission. It puts Frederick
in a more pardonable light. But it does not
excuse you rroni being most rashly indis
creet." "Oh," fumed Agnes, "I do so detest iJiat
kind of philosophy."
"Wo women can cultivate none that is
sounder."
"We women, Marlon. How would you
reel, pray, If your Tient "
"Never mind my Trent, dear. Let us
talk generalities for a few minutes.
There's hardly a household that hasn't its
Bluebeard's chamber."
"Except yours. And so you can af
ford "
"Generalities, please, Agnes, just for a
little while. There are Fatima s who do
pry, and there are Fatlmas who don't.
Thelatter have by far the best time of it
that ls, when their Bluebeards treat them
fondly and courteously. Discretion is a
wonderful safeguard to conjugal content
ment. The moral obligation with men
should be as strong as it is with women.
I freely grant 3011 that. But society does
not grant It, and in the lives of our great-great-great-grandchildren
it will not prac
tically employ any such system of ethics
unless I miserably err. It is a sjstem
talked about, written about, and, if at
some day it will be actively exploited, on
that day everybody who now lives will lie,
as I firmly believe, in graves whose deep
eat cut headstones have grown undeciph
erable blurs. The new woman may dream
her dreamsand even realize a few of thern.
But, after all, it is still a man's world, and
a man's world for many centuries it must
remain. Fatima will reap nothing by her
curiosity except unhuppiness. So many
of them live and die in blissful ignorance.
And itis 0 much better that thev should.
Men are men.and the leopard does not
change his spots. Why not let well alone?
A wife can.tend and water her jealousy and
her suspicion precisely as if they were two
dirfcreift specimens of fern in a favorite
jarqliTiere. Of course, marital neglect, 111-
treatment, rudeness, are'all autre close.
ButI have orten taken a thoughtful survey,
Agnes, of my own eociul aurrniuidings. They
aro very mojph the same as jours, my dear.
We often meet at the satlie teas, dinners,
dance?. We know tlieeninejselr-il.c-rman;
set, I suppose one wouId"call itf-and most
of our men friends are iharrieU, like our
selves. And I've repeatedly ihsked my
self, judgingaKimich by "whattheV-don'tsay
as by whatthcy dosay, if!avnFainountof
family torment may not be avoided by the
BimpleproceSBofFatlmaTefrftlriingfromall
Interference with Bluebeard's key bunch."
Here Agnes sprang from her'seatby the
fire and looked tearfully.lmpetu&usiy round
the tasteful sitting-room of hC'rTriend.
"Oh, Marlon," she cried, "you tell me
you are talking generalities, but to me
they are the most piercing personalities!
And why? Because I'm not only jealous of
hlm-l'm jealous of you! From your serene
heights or perfect married happiness, the
wire or a man who worships you, as all
the world knows, who Is a model of every
virtue under thu sun and who probably
never looks at a woman without thinking
how rar she rails below you, hlsldeal.it
is easy enough topreacli discretion and cir
cumspection. You have the key toallyour
apartments. You're a Fatima with a
Bluebeard who doesn't know the mean
ing of a locked door." Here Agnes
laughed In a sorb of hybtorle way and
pointed to a near chair. "That's one of
hi": overcoats now." While spenktng she
slipped across the room and lifted a mass
of dark broadcloth, holding it aloft.'
"Why, yes," said Marlon, raising her quiet
brows in surprise, "lie came back thi
morning after leaving for downtown and
ordered a thicker one of Strayne because or
the changed weather. Strayne must have
lert It there. He's a good.servant enough,
buc.hu has hlb careless moods."
Agnes, with another odd laugh, thrust
her hand Into one or the pockets. "You've
no fear of finding anything, you irritat
ingly happy Marion. You arc "
Suddenly she paused. She had drawn
forth a lilac tinted envelope, which had
been raggedly torn open atone of its sides.
"A t Oman's hand, Marlon," she ex
claimed, "or I've neverseen one! And the
date of arrival four days back. It smells
of violets, too. Well, really!"
"Agnes!"
Marion went forward and took the note
from her friend's grasp with uncharacter
istic speed. She was iMle already, but she
grew paler as she scanned'the superscrip
tion and then raised the envelope to her
nostrils.
She loved her husbandinrcnselyandknew
that he returned her love. Not the slight
est incident of her life hud she ever kept
concealed from him, and she had always
felt confident that onhlsownside there was
a like absolution of confidence and candor.
It stabbed her to the soul 'as she thought
now that no forgetfulnoss had prevented
him from telling her of this note. They
led fashionable lives, but they led them to
gether. For all that they might sometimes
pass hours npartlheir constant intimacy
and comradery were beyond dispute.
For a few seconds she stood perfectly
still, holding the letter. Then she went to
the overcoat, which Agnes had just re
placed upon the chair, and slipped the letter
back into one of its side pockets.
She was a woman who had always been
held to possess no common share of self
command. She justified thU belief now.
"Bluebeard's chamber,'" she said, with a
smile, but it was a smilequite dim and joy
less. And then she raised one finger and put
it against her lips in a gesture that not only
symbolized silence, but enjolned.it.
. Agnes watched her in astonishment. She
knew that there, was never any pose about
her mend; that what Marion seriously did
and said wcredonc and said from asincerity
at daggers drawn with sham.
"And you'll never even ask him whomit's
from?'1 Agues exclaimed.
"Never."
"But you suspect" ,,a
"No matter what I sus.y9.ql."
"And you'll never let hluknow you saw
It and didn'topeu it?" . T.0,
"Never '
'But this thing, Mnrion,-wiIl comebetween
you and him. It may riunjjjour future hap
piness." 09h,
"That can't be helped., jJ.fijt's what I think
It Is" here her placid vglcj.brokc a little
"then lettinghlin know yiUfl domorchurm
than good." wn(.
"Bur perhaps It is the mqrest trifle alter
ajl,"said Agnes, she hcriff now generously
turning consoler despitCjjhur own sorrows;
"some request for f inanqjal advice or a loan
or money from some wom,gxij;whom we both
know." J;'i(1'
"Perhaps," returned Mjrion musingly.
And then iftpasscd throughjher mind: "He
would have told me if itluul been that. He
tells me everything or so till now I've be
lieved." "Ah, good morning, Agues," a voice sud
denly said In the half-open doorway. "Hav
ing a gossipy powwow with my wife, eh?
You didn't expect to see me here at this
hour, did you? You thought 1 was too much
of a poorliard-working yVall street drudge,
didn't you? And you were quite right. I
am." I
"Trent," faltered Marlon. ,
She had instantly seen that her husband
was a trifle paler than usual, and that some
inward agitation, whici he struggled to
hide, controlled him. ills, eyes, wandering
quickly yet covertly about the room, lit on
the overcoat.
"Ah," he said, "it's here.'" And then he
caught the garment up and thrust a, hand
Into one of its pockets.. Meanwhile he was
talking with speed, and'now addressed his
AMUSEMENTS.
Lafayette Square
J. W. ALB AUG H
NIXON & ZIMMERMAN.
OPERA
HOUSE
.. ..Manager.
, ....Directors,
Seeking TOMORROW NIGHT
Ev8nc8Mats.WGd. and Sat -
FIFTH ANNUAL TOUR
BVBR-
!FS5?gIiPflj553RSSa
m m
ES222SgHJ
And His American Company.
Management Clias. Frohman
In his greatest Personal and Professional
Triumph.
1 Rosemary
EilSSE? . . . . R
a Thai 8or jumeviorance bs
BY LOUIS N. PAKKEH AND MURRAY
CARSON,
As Presented for 100 Nights at the Em
pire Theater, New York.
REGULAIt PRICES.
Next Week Charles Frolunan's Pruduc
tion of "THOROUGHBRED," with Henry
E. Dixey.
ACA D EIV3Y
Prices, 25, 50.75c, $1.0U.
MATINEES, 25 and 50c, RESERVED
BaSSxr. MONDAY, FEB. 1,
Return of the Comedians
IARTifiETTI
(Ignaclo.)
TAiEHSLL'
(Frank, jr,)
And Their rerfect Company, Including
ANNA BOYD
CAHH1K KAJK'LlFFli;,
ClAXTU-N J-:. WUlJli,
J .U L ISIS -M L' i-U li JSK ,
FLUH1 -NCI-. LILLIAN UIC'KJSS,
ItiVA (JilUSUN,
UKU.i.n i-,JL'JJ,aiul utiicrs.
In the Season's Real Comedy Success
The
Hanks
From the pen or that brilliant writer
Frank Tannehill, jr.
The recent engagement here some six
weeks ago proved to be the real suices or
the seubon.
Head the Excerpts of the Washington
i'russ.
"Nancy Hanks came on the "-tac iast
nlgljt at her record-breaking gait T U.04
and kept it up Tar two hour.s and a i air
to the great, in fact the enthusiastic, de
light of the audience at the Academy. It
was a flrht night or a iirst-r tte play, and
the keen prophetic sense or the public took
it to that favorite theater en masse."
Times, December ID, ISO'i.
"Down at the Aiadt'my last night there
opened the best attraction or the reason's
list at t hat playhouse. The show :s a new
farcecomeoy, written by Fiank Tann-liill,
jr., and presented by an admirable om
pttny. H Is bright and has a flavor of
originality about it that ! detldeJIy re
freshing." 1'oht, December 15, 1&9G."
"Martinetti and Tannehill. who .Mipeaced
at the Academy in'The Nancy Hanks,' are
entertainers 01 superior kiii, ami iiieauu
ieiice last night laughed and ipplauded
with u vigor and promptness wtmmh'ltno
doubt of their ability to amue." Star, De
cember 15,lfriyU.
Monday evening, Souvenir Event; Recep
tion Stage Matinee. Wednesday . ml Sat
urday; Friday, Bicycle Night.
Next Week "THE SIDEWALKS OF
NEW YORK." ,
wife without looking at her.
"The fact Is, Marion, I remembered when
half way down town in the elevated that
I'd left an important business letter in this
coat. Strayne has Just told me that he for
got to toko the coat upstairs stupid fel
lowso I hurried downstairs again to get
it. Ah, here's the letter I want."
Marlon saw, if her Mend did not see, the
gleam or a lilac-tinted envelope as it was
swept into a breastpocket or the overcoat
which adorned the person or Mr. Trent
Kingsland.
And this gentleman, a little flushed after
his late pallor, said a few words of genial
farewell to Agnes, made a few buoyant
waves or the hand toward his wire, and
gracefully disappeared.
The two women looked at one another in
silence.
"Marion," said Agnes, in a voice vibrant
with reeling, "he came back to get that
letter. And he was veryconcernedaboutit,
was he not?"
"Very."
Agnes hastened to her friend's side.
"Marion, do you mean that you'll never
say a word to him, even now?"
"No ; I shall never say a word to him, even
now:"
Agnes looked steadily at the floor, as if in
.deep ineditation. Then she caught one of
Marion's hands in both of her own.
"But you will surrer."
"Yes, I shall surrer."
"And give no sign?"
"And give no sign."
Agnesstoopedand kissed the hand she was
holding. Arter a slight interval she aid
somewhat brokenly; "Marion, I I don't
think I'll take the 3 o'clock train to Boston,
after all."
Odd Items From Everywhere.
There are one dozen wild deer in Con
necticut, according to thu recent report of
the game commission.
Heavy rains have induced large num
bersof placer miners to goouttothegulchcs
in the hill country of Arizona, and one man
in eight days near Prescott got SSO worth
of placer gold.
The mines of Colorado have reached an
annual yield of upwards of $39,000,000 In
gold, silver, copper, and lead. The manu
facturing interests of Denver amounted
last year to the sum of $48,186,000.
Lasscll Seminary, Massachusetts, has a
battalion of girl soldiers. They nre be
comingly clad"ln an army-blue waist and
skirt with soldier stripes down the side,
a belt like that worn In the regular army,
and a fatigue cap.
There are 53G authorized guides in the
Alps; 104 of them have taken a regular
course of Instruction in their profession
and have received diplomas; thirty-five of
them are between sixty and seventy years
of age, and six are over seventy.
A murder was committed at Emporia,
Kan., the other day. The murderer con
fessed and his attorney admitted he did
the shooting. The. coroner's jury thought
that such evidence was Incompetent, ir
relevant and immaterial, and failed to
agree.
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AMUSEMENTS.
New National Theater.
Se. COMMENCING TOMORROW, FEB. 1.
Matinees Wednesday and Saturday.
THE ACKNOWLEDGED LEADERS,
PRIMROSE and WEST
BIG MSMSTRELS.
WHITES AND BLACKS,
IN GENUINE NEGRO AND MODERN MINSTRELSY.
2 EILia?.B.ir BEASS DBnSTIDS 2
Latest and Original Production,
THE PHANTOM GUARDS,
Under the Personal Direction of Mr. W. H. WEST.
--, i'rlnco of
GEROME and ALEXIS, I THE BEN MOWETT TRIO,
lliot'ronud Uis Friend. Gilt Krigo Club Act or die World.
HOWE, WAIili and WALTERS.
The Muilcal Kings.
VOCALISTS :
W. B. Winflom, Jolin Dayls, Louis FiMow, diaries Kent, JosepH Garland
Next Week
QRAND OPERA HOUSE. kkbn-ax w m.
Week Commencing Monday, February 1st.
TWdnehdny MATI " EES Saturday.
The favorite American Actor,
MCKEE RANKIN,
In His New Play,
TRTTS TO LILIES.
A Story of Intense Human Interest.
Tlie Cast Includes
MISS NANCE O'NEIL,
The roung Actress Who Leaped Into Popularity in a Single Xrglifc.
OPIXIOXS OF TUE XEir YORK PIU2SS.
Alan
.New
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Dale, 'In !Now iorlc Journal: "Interesting because itis human."
I'orK sun: "Powerful and absorbing."
York Advertiser: "The play will run for several years."
York Hernia: "Sure to please the popular taste."
York "World: "Sho;vs a natural study of human nature."
York .New: "The audience were thrilled and felt their eyes grow humid."
Popular Prices Maintained 15, 25, 50 and 75c.
All Seat Couponed.
OTE A good seat on first floor for 25 cent. Seats In Eos, $l.OO.
The Next Attraction Bartley Campbell's "SIBERIA."
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A. Q. Scammon's Company
In the Big Realistic Comedy production,
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Illustratiii" the Tunny
The Funniest Railroad Scene Ever Presented.
The Biggest Locomotive,
The Greatest Comedy Effects,
And a Company-of Spci.ilists. who vlll preont sparklins music, bright specialties and
uiirtu-.r ..voking situations, a'l of which create fun, fast
and furious, front at.irt to finish.
Next Week
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latrt ducing Their Miniature Theater.
THE BEST SHOW IN TOWN.
1TAR SPECIALTY ACT
Next "Week ROBIES' BOHEMIAN BCRL.ESQUERS.
UNIVEKSALIVT CHUKCII, Friday, j-eb. 5.
Washington String Orchestra.
(30 Performer;". Krnest Lcnl, Conductor.
Soloists; MlfcS Emille Russell, soprano;
Mrs. Frances llemjistone, contralto; Miss
Elizabeth Gardner, pianist; MihS Louise
Carson, Miss Grace Hopkins, Mr. Fiti-hugh-Gold'-borough,
Mr. Andre. Dumaine,
violinists.
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$x33S3SSSS&5-4 SkS3SSxSSk2x5
Warm Underwear
LESS 20
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Expensive to sell it
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retainers ami cold
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"All Furnishings,
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023 Penna. Avenue.
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PAINTER OF MINIATURES,
Corcoran Building.
Room 116.
Instructions to iimittd class cverir 7Jio.-nt .
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The
3Iornti) and Sni'day Times
35 Cents Per Mouth.
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AMUSEMENT.
Comedians.
NAT, G. GOODWIN.
'Phone
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bide of Lite on tho Kail.
The Brand of Cain."
Frlilar,
Saturday.
J C LYCEUH THEATER
" rtLL ini3 YVCCK.-
THURSDAY AND SATURDAY,
Conway and Leland.
The ilonopedes.
Frank D. Bryan,
Of the Late National Trio
Beautiful Mile. Ani,
The European Aerial Marvel.
The Hiatts,
The Musical Comedy Duo.
Jobn E. Drew,
The Favorite Comedian andDancer.
Murphy and McCoy, ' -
The Irish Ambassadors.
Bonnie Loltie,
The Singing and Dancing Sunbeam.
Giguere and Boyer.
Refined Sketch Artists.
Tne Folly Trio,
Owners nt tut rua Paetcry
L Deaves' Merry Marionetts
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Monday and Tuotlav Ev'gs Feb 1
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Wednesday and Trnrs.av i.v'gs Feb 3 i
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Saturday and Monday i.vgs. Feb. 6 8
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lUUMldllUllb ITwEVIOU.-S RECORDS
Reserved Seats, uUc, 7oc. $1.00.
.VEXT WF.EIC-CLOSE OF SEASO.V.
Tues. and Wed. Ev'gs RUSSIA.
Thurs. and Frl. Ev'gs
ATHENS AND VENICE.
Seats for all lectures now on sale.
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