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Author.Manager Compelled to Re.
apond to Enthusiastic Applause of
Large Audience— Company
Does Superb Work
Oliver Morosco }« not nshanied of
melodrama. This typo of t>lay, ho says,
holds the mirror tip to nature most
perfectly and at the. samn time la
most dramatically effect ive. Yester
day he proved this to tho satisfaction
of two utidlences which crowded tho
Burbank theater, by producing "Tho
Judge and the Jury." which he wrote
In collaboration with Harry Cottrell
and which was produced under his
Nothing so tremendously successful
has ever before, been presented at the
Burbank. It was n. Sunday tho Hurbank
manager, and as well the Hurbank
company, will never forprct. Blanche
Hall wept after about the twentieth
rncore at tho matinee and Oliver
AJorosco made a curtain speech only
mildly cxpresslvo as words went of
tho thank 3 which he. plainly felt.
.It Is a better class of melodrama,
founded on old lines and brought to dute.
With some remodeling, necesary to
every play following its premier, It
will stand to win a foremost place for
Itself. In tho play world. The authors
have chosen to Introduce the pictur
esque and have done so -with excellent
Hero and a Girl
The story is made — as are all melo
dramas — of a hero, a villain and a girl.
Only In this play tho hero Is not a
hero In the melodramatic sense of the
word, but very much of a human be
ing; the villain Is not a villain but a
very respectable hero and tho girl Is
a live girl of New Mexico. Briefly the
talo runs:
, The hero-miner Is the rough, big
hearted sort, who loves the girl but
who fears the gay New Yorker as a
rival. The city man paints Claude
Melnotte pictures for the maiden of
the sage brush country until she near
ly yields. She, goes at the dead of
night to meet this genteel heavy at a
lonely cabin to give him his answer.
The answer Is "no," but after he re
ceives It the villain is shot by a Mexi
can whose enmity ho has incurred.
The girl has Just been presented
with a revolver and it Is this weapon
which Is used and which afterwards
being found Incriminates her in the
eyes of many and for a while even in
the eyes of the hero. The hero Is
not extremely complimentary to the
girl whom he professes to love, It
must be confessed. He refuses to even
consider her violent protestations of
Innocence and of love for him alone.
The tide of affairs turns, however,
as It always does In favor of the hero
and the play ends happily. With a
trifle more conventional whitewash for
the hero and a few more black spots
on the character of the villain It might
be improved for many conventional
The company distinguished itself.
"William Desmond never did better.
Earle Ryder also came to the front
as he has not done before during his
stay here. John \V. Burton has an
excellent ipart In Steve Olds and
makes the most of it. It is easily seen
that the roles were, written with this
company In mind. Harry Lewellyn
has another Chinese character and
makes a great hit in It.
Bennett Southard does character
work also as the local justice of the
peace and was enthusiastically ap
plauded. Henry Stockbridge is pop
ular as the village pest. H. J. Olnn,
■who has now and then displayed re
markable talent, gives an excellent
picture of an Indian who worships the
heroine. Raymond Manion deserves
praise for his portrayal of a miner.
Blanche Hall has tho woman's half
of the drama nearly to herself. It la
in New Mexico, which probably ac
counts for the scarcity of the sex.
Miss Hall, however, can carry half a
play on her shoulders without much
of an effort. Her work is extremely
difficult and she accomplishes it with
a grace and charm that are wonder
fully effective.
Mention should bo made of the In
cidental music composed for this piece
by Joseph Montrose. The tension of
tho drama kept the attention of the
audience generally above Incidentals
but these little compositions are worth
Koing to tho play a second time to
Miss Katherine Crego, who fills the
flual parts of Reddy, the kidnaped
daughter of the millionaire lady and
of the ragged newsboy, redeems "On
the Bridge at Midnight." which is at
the Grand this week, from being the
most banal melodrama that has been
put on at that house for many moons.
The dialogue is studded with such
noble sentiments as "When a Rentleman
Bees a lady being beaten by some nasty
rood man he is justified in striking the
offender with force and his fists."
The scene of tho jack knife bridge
over the Chicago river is highly realis
tic, all but the smell, and the tug
"chug-chugs" through tho draw with
commendable diligence.
In the second act the villain, and he
Is a horrid sort of a villain, too, in
thrown from the window of an eight-
Btory tenement building' by the ener
petlc Oerman hero of the play. But
the scoundrel turns up in the next act
as full of "deviltry" as ever.
If the acting business ever gets dull
that villain can get a job on any fire
department In the country. Thrown
eight stories and his hair was not
ruffled. There's a record any man
could be proud of.
One of the largest audiences of the
year for the Grand was the opening
performance and it seemed well
pleased. That is, after all, the only
criterion as to the worth of any piece.
Lucas Siroud company of comedians
in a new sketch. Gardener and Itevler
presenting their latest hit, "Tho Sou
brette and the Bellboy"; Franco Hall,
fluegel horn soloist, late of Kousa's
band; Bernols 1 dog, cat and monkey
rlrcuß, and the latest motion pictures
completn an attractive program at
Fischer's theater this week. Heglnnlng
Tuesday, this theater will give mat
inees daily with a woman's souvenir
matinee Thursday and a children's
souvenir matinee Saturday.
The concert bint night at the Chutes
was one of the best band concerts of
the eeaßon. (hinfarelll tried to dem
onstrate to the Ellery bandmen pres
ent that he was the master musician.
Big. Tadeo was at lila bent in the
Stabat Mater.
The selection Alda was a vivid rep
resentation of the opera, picturing it
all, so to speak, In harmonious sounds,
ftig. Tailed was the soloist, sharing
honors with Croce, who made a strong
Miss Blanche Hall
Impression In his Rossini number, and
the band played the sextet from
Lucia as an encore, which was truly a
revelation. De Bonn, the harpist, re
ceived, as usual, enthusiastic applause
for his beautiful playing.
Paul de Longpre's new composition
was a success. It represents the tlctac
of the mill, chorus of the girls at the
mill, then after picturing other inter
esting scenes, comes to a dramatic end-
Ing, in which the stars and stripes ate
patriotically swung from the rear.
Haverly's Mastodon minstrels, with
Fred Russell as the chief feature, will
be the offering at the Mason opera
house next Thursday evening, Novem
ber 16. It Is claimed that the Haverly
show is the best of the minstrel shows,
and the new features added this year
will undoubtedly tend to promote the
popularity of the show to a greater
degree than ever. Fred Russell, the
premier comedian, Imitates no one, but
presents a type of blackface comedy
which is extremely funny, and he is
well named "the assassin of sorrow."
Trained tigers, leopards and jaguars
will be one of the sensational nets at
the new Novelty theater for the cur
rent week. Other features of the bill
are the Royal Japanese troup of
acrobats, Guessler and Garrett, pre
senting travesty and burlesque; Wall
ace's pickaninnies in their latest sketch,
"Life in the South," Frank Hayes,
comedian, and new motion pictures,
completing an attractive program at
this house.
Newman Methodist Church Flock
Plans for New Home to Cost
$10,000 and Began Raising Money
at Service Held Yesterday
Six thousand dollars was raised yes
terday at the tenth anniversary ser
vices at the Newman Methodist
ehurrh. During the week it la ex
pected that the subscriptions will reach
$10,000, which will be applied to the
building fund for a new church. Jubi
lee services were held yesterday which
were attended by large congregations.
Dr. A. AY. Ad'klnson, the presiding
elder, preached at the morning ser
vice. Key. U. E. Foster, the pastor,
was prominent In the service and
proved successful in raising the funds.
Rev. Robert Fisher addressed the Ep
worth league rally in the afternoon.
John W. Whittlngton. a veil-known
insurance man, preached a lay sermon
last evening from the text, John 5, 7-8:
"When the water is troubled, I have
no man to put me Into the pool. Jeßus
•saith unto him, 'Arise and -walk.' " Mr.
Whittliißton said:
The provision of such a pool with
possible curative properties were, per
haps, similar to our modern mineral
BprinßS and were in those days con
eldered among the mercies of God. To
day, at such resorts, we are apt to look
for gaiety, the dance with its frivoli
ties, forgetting that these are the
places where God often henls and per
torms His mlraclea and hence are
among his special mercies.
"This man whom Christ healed In ac
cordance with the text was suffering
with an nwful disease, which sapped
his vitality and left him helpless.
Mis suffering was not the result of he
redity nor had it been caused by his
own pin.
"For thirty-eight years he had been
tryinsr to reach this pool when the wa
ters were troubled, hut his helplessness
prevented it, and if Christ had not
come to his rescue he would have died
with the. awful words upon his lips,
'No one cares for me," for when the
waters were troubled no man helped
me into the pool.'
"Christ saw in this distressed and
wretched man more than h mere shell
and the wasted, destroyed body. He
saw a spark of light— the soul which
to Him was as Important as If it had
belonged to a king or prince.
"The mission of every child of fiod
Is to help the dlßtrossod and the down
trodden and to lift up the unfortunate
and fallen, through the church nnd
kindred Institutions, helping them to
noble purposes and high ideals which
can only come through the power of
our Lord Jpsub Christ reigning su
preme In their hearts and lives.
"Many a poor, tired and weary honip
less man or woman Is dying at our
very side without hope or faith In
Christ — existing In what Ho calls a
cold, heartless world,— when you nnd
I should ho helping him Into the pool,
the church of Christ.
"He a personal worker with Christ
in your home, shop, office, school, or
wherever your dally tasks call you.
Allow no man or associate to say you
did not care for him.
"You have In this church a thor
oughly established workshop. It is
your church home and here by faith
ful work you will produce preachers,
doctors, nurses, professional and busi
ness men, ell of whom shall go forth
to do God's will, and by and by you
shall hear, 'Inasmuch as ye did It unto
the least of these, ye did It unto me.' "
Call for Japanese Diet
By Associated Press.
TOKIO, Nov. 12.— An Imperial re.
script has been Issued directing the
diet to assemble December 25.
Bouts Between Young Men Said to
Be Solely for Athletic In.
By Associated Press.
PLAIN VI LLE, Mass., Nov. 12.— 0n a
raised platform which answered for a
ring Ir. the Sunday school or vestry
of the Plalnville Methodist Episcopal
church last Saturday night the mem
bers of Plalnville chnpter of the Phi
Alpha Pi fraternity witnessed a fencing
exhibition and five three-round boxing
bouts between husky young men of the
place, two of whom are said to be stu
dents at Dean academy, Franklin,
Instruction In fencing was given by
G. AY. Howlnnd, Frank Hancock and
August Boeger. In the boxing bouts
the contestants' names were given as
William Ward and John McGregor,
John Kennlson and Earl Thompson,
Frank Hancock and August Boeger.
Archie Waldron and Roy Metcalf and
Roy Keyes and Henry Boeger. The
audience picked their favorites, and in
true sporting fashion urged them on
to victory.
It Is said that no decision was given
by the referee in any of the bouts, with
the exception of that between Waldeh
and Metcalf, which was declared a
Those who attended say the perform
ance was a scientific exhibition solely
for athletic instruction. It Is said an
other is to be had next Saturday even-
Ing in the same place. ,
How a Merchant Was Paid for Gro.
ceries Furnished to a
Sppclal to The Herald.
UTICA, N. V., Nov. 12.— The Rev.
Starr K. Smith, formerly pastor of
Calvary Baptist church, resigned after
he had been tried on charges of ap
propriating church funds. After his
withdrawal he was sued by a local
grocer, who won his case and took
the preacher's desk in his levy. That
was all he could get. Today he opened
the desk in the hope of finding some
thing to turn into money. The drawers
were filled with sermons and sermon
making material. There were fifty com
pleted addresses in book form.
"I don't know how much ready-made
sermons would bring," remarked the
grocer. "Probably not much, because
people can go to church and get one
hot from the preacher by dropping a
penny on the plate."
Among the papers were a number
of rertltlcates of marriages performed
in Buffalo ten years ago and never
recorded. The grocer said he -would
send them to Buffalo.
"If these people were married secret
ly, it's time the secret leaked out," ho
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Great Outpouring of People Honor the
Memory of the Late Orray W,
Longdon at Bah
eperlfll to The llernld.
ALHAMHRA, Nov. 12.— The earthly
remains of Orrny \V. I^ongdon were laid
away this afternoon In the nttle ceme
tery at San Clabrlel with Impressive
evidence ot the esteem nnd genuine af
fection which was felt for him through
out the whole county. There wns a
generous outpouring cf people which
filled the modest Church of Our Savior
to overflowing and Bpread out upon the
lawn, probably but one person In five
being able to obtain nn entrance Into
the church. Los Angeles sent two earn
loaded with friends of the deceased,
Pasadena Bent ns many nnd Alhambra
and San Gabriel helped swell the crowd.
Inside the church tne air was heavy
with the perfume of a great mnss of
lloral offerings from friends nnd neigh
bors and from the numerous organiza
tions of which Supervisor Longdon had
been a member. Chief among these
floral pieces was a beautiful chair made
of choicest flowers, sent by his col
leagues on the board of supervisors.
The clerks <n the supervisors' offices
dent a handsome wreath nnd the Elks
and Knights of Pythias were suitably
represented. The entire chancel was
filled with these offerings.
Pythlans Bury Friend
Rev. B. Hartley of L,os Angeles, rec
tor of tho church, officiated and read
the Impressive funeral ritual of the
Episcopal church. The male quartet of
Pasadena lodge of Klks, of which Mr.
Longdon had been a charter member,
furnished most appropriate vocal music.
The quartet consists of Messrs. Hall,
Jepson, Crandall and Jones. The
funeral cortege then moved to the
cemetery adjoining the church, and at
the side of the grave the services of
the church were concluded. Then the
officers and members of Alhambra
lodge, Knights of Pythias, of which the
deceased had long been an active mem
ber, took up the beautiful ritual of that
order and affectionately consigned the
body of their friend and brother to the
grave. This completed the ceremony.
The active pall-bearers were W. M.
Northrup of Alhambra, G. M. Purcell,
N. A. Strain, H. D. McDonald, K. S.
Hereford and J. M. Sanborn of San
Gabriel. The members of the board of
supervisors acted as honorary pall
bearers with others as follows: George
Alexander, C. E. Patterson, A. J. Gra
ham, Peter J. 'Wilson, F. Q. Story and
Hon. M. AY. Thompson.
In addition to those already men
tioned as present there were Senator
Flint and County Treasurer Jones of
Los Angeles, Mayor William AVater
house and the members of his official
family from Pasadena.
Pasadena Elks occupied a special car
in making the trip, carrying seventy
members. Many Pasadena Knights
of Pythias joined their brethren of Al
hambra lodge In the burial ceremony.
The little Church of Our Savior never
in Its history contained as large and as
representative a gathering.
"Judge" Longdon, as he was affec
tionately known by his friends and
neighbors from the fact that at one
time he filled the office of justice of tlv>
peace In that neighborhood, will be
missed nowhere more than in his old
home. He has been a model county
official, but above all he has been a
good citizen.
Catholic Fair Opens Tonight
St. Joseph's parish fair will be form
ally opened this evening in the school
hall adjoining the church, corner of
Twelfth and Los Angeles streets. The
women of the parish will serve a dinner
from 5 to 8 o'clock. Judge H. C. Dillon
will preside at the evening exercises.
Burnett's Extract of Vanilla
Has taken cold medals over all others.
rßaacl between the lineal ,
$1,500,000 Sold
Mow Is your chance to get in on the ground floor.
I Welter Bonds
6000 to 6000 Eastern people arrived here In one day.
The Gold Coin Now in the City Vault
They are coming every day. Hurry up, gat a move on,
To Bring Owens River Through
A colony of 25,000 people are now organizing In Chicago
Pacoima. Lots $75 to $300
to move out In a body to Southern California
I To Los Angeles City Lots $1000 to $150,000
and establish towns, factories, stores, etc Chicago and
Cali at Our Office for Some Valuable
Mew York may soon be on whels for California
News for Investors in
■nd the rest following on foot to get a lot in
before they are all gone. They want a lot
Surrounded by Orange, Lemon, Olive Orchards, Packing Houses, Factory
San Fernando Valley Land Co.
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Us Of Persian Rug and Carpet
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A number of choice pieces have been added to this rare assortment of antiques, all of which will hn snM ♦
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Prices begin at $10.00 and rise
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If you can get overcoat satis*
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