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'THE VIRGINIAN' WELCOMED AGAIN FINE PLAY GLADLY ACCLAIMED ON ITS RETURN Hat the Atmosphere of the West Per fectly and Is Admirably Played by Dustin Farnum and an Excellent Company "The Virginians," one of the best nnil most delightfully remembered plays of lust season, returned to the Mnaon last night for a we 'k'« un, and lovers of a true .llama, artislii ally done, are ro- Jolrlne accordingly. For "The Virgin inn" is one of th'> iH'wt examples of American playwrlghtlns "f this gpnera tlon. It has absolutely the atmosphere of Its locale; Its character types nro marked by striking fidelity to nature; its plot Is absorbing yet honest, and its movr.ment is sure. virile anil veracious, Without noticeable flaws, it holds the lnterest from the first curtain to the finale; its humor is so bright yet fn . from guile, and its tragedy is so grim nnd relentless, yet so Just, thai one feels Its grip tightening as the notion Roes forward to a legitimate climax, with a thrill, yet never Is floundering In the hopeless bog of Inconceivable melo drama. Bo clean cut and strong, yet so human a drama. Is all too seldom offered on the. stripe. There is little need here or a recapit ulation of "The Virginian" as to plot, for all who saw it will vldldly pemrm her It. Nor need its conspicuous point* Yip here emphasised; they are « i ii known. Tt is particularly fine in its character drawings and in its atmos phpre of the real— not the flctionlst'n— ■(vest. The characters are all of the life, and are studies, .'very one nf them. The feeling: thnt one is seeing real per- Bons dolnp actual things In n living hu man environment never leaved o the falsity of the ordinary stage pn men tation, in both personnel and surround !nfrs. Ik utterly fibsent. These mi n and ■women live and breathe, and 111 ■ audl enc.p knows It: they have stepped on the staßp riffht out of life, and are men ly rehearsing here the things that they would— nay. must— do were thoy re- turned to the sphere of their everyday existence. And that is the highest praise that can be accorded. In iavp;o measure, tlio same compnny Is offered this year that has made "The Virginian" conspicuous since its first presentation. Pustin Farnum still plays the Virginian, who has no other name. no pnst history. He is ideal In the role. find lms made it a classic of the modern drama. Frank Campeau Ifl again seen DUSTIN FARNUM as Trampas, the desperado, and in no whit do he fall in his work below the very high Standard set him by 111 star. These two, of the men, carry the bur den of tho night, and one cannot con ceive how they could be Improved upon- Of the other delightful characters one best remembers is that of the preacher —drawn from life, the original being Bishop Ethi Iberl Talbot, now of Perm sylvania but then of Wyoming and ldaho, in looks, action and voice, C. H . Robinson is a replica of Bishop Tal bot, with whom the writer Is ac quainted. The cowboys, too, are lino types, and the large company Is cener ally accepted as fully up to ill required merits and even superior in many re npeets to certain alleged "all-star" casts foisted upon an unsuspecting public. Barring one woman, the feminine con tingent hfi 1 little to do In Oils drama, for "The Virginian" Is essentially a man's play. Molly Wood; depicted by Mabli> Wright, is the only strong role entrusted to tho gontlor s.ex, and she does that very well, having much beau ty to add to her, attractiveness, ln settings, costumes uiml mountings the piny is not only lavish but la accu rate almost to tho final detail. Tin en gagement is for the weok. "UNDFR THE RF.D PC 1 TAKES ONE BACK TO THE DAYS OF ROMANCE Teeming with tho love, the chivalry and tho romance of a bygone day when a man's or n wotuan'K honor domltiat'"d joommerclallsm, the production of I "Under the Red Robe'J by the Uelasoo company last ninhi takes one back over the barrier of < old, haul matter of 1.1. : j existence Into tho very pages of the lnnI Inn 1 I lf last niKht'H production, i»>ili for stage perfection and for the even bal ance of the company, Is an example of what liobart Bosworth, the now Htago manager at the Melasco, can do, than I "Here's How" to Hobart, for the play la not only one of the beet pieces of worlf of its kind this house has turned out for a long time, hut it Is far superior to many of the productions which eastern companies have attempted to stag v i liere. Lewis Btone, as Gil do Hcrault, the •washbuckllng card sharp, who shows DAINTY SINGING COMEDIENNE AT THE ORPHEUM a rare streak of honor, appears In a rote which Stono has a decided liking for. I His duel with Richard Vivian in the first net Is tho only real piece of any- I thing like rial sword play that a local I theater has presented. Harry Glazier achii-vis 11 triumph as Cardinal Richelieu, and hi make-up goes far in ronvlnclng the audience that real life Is being <:•■]. I Miss Florence Smyi he, 1!. ■ new mem • i l« r in' tho company, Is ay charming and beautiful us n picture ami a very nr.i j muted one. She Ik not only an objoct of oxcrulaito delight a the eye but her every motion is : fully rendered and her voice i. v unusually sweet and lull". I. Miss Smythe won many friends here by her first performance last ■/"I. As [itiu-ci de Cocheforet; Miss Albert pen la in her element and her, work !s docldpdly pleasing. Every play of dif ferent character presented by tho com pany lmpressps more thoroughly Ali-s I Allierisen'H worth for stock work. As I'lon, the mute servant! Howard 'Vuir (.'routes n role so thoroughly li.i:- rible in its reality that it would cause oni:o oni: to have bad dreuina. Scott is ;,u artist aX character work and his inter pretation In the performance Is a mas- I l'I 1 '" 1 ""- FERRIB COMPANY PRBSENTB THE SECOND 'JARDOU PLAY, "LA TOBCA," THIS WEEK "[.a Tohi'h," tin' k'toii.] of tin' SarcJou plays to bo Riven l<y the l)h k Ferris company In tho Auditorium, be~an its week's run laHt IllKht, and even with the <li lays ;uirl limitations Imposed \>y a iirtit performance and the obsession of a iciiKtliy season of religious drama, i can plainly he mm that it la likely tci afi'ord Auditorium ..i.e. Icneea .1 (lrnmatlo treat, The .■.>■;> "i Mill Stone* alone would be BUfflcUnt to carry thrt play, hpuvy as it Is, nut beyond that it in HuppleineniPd '•>' txoellent HctltiK on tin- purt u( Aiuirow Hobson an Starpla mni of Harry yon .Meter as Mario, the only other two r-hurat'tera of (omniuiullns iniixirlani'c. Hd that I With thif trio doing lin«- work, an ad mirably balanced jwrformanee in as "La 'fosca'-' is no Btranger to Lou A nv,L'K-H audiences, ami Ha (lot and motif are well known, it is a stronger I LOS ANGELES TIF/RAT.D: TUESDAY MCTRNTNG. FF/RRUARY IV, 1007. ELEANOR FALKE 1 and better knit play than is "The Sorceress," the other Sardou offering of this season, and has greater dram atic power in its entirely, though per haps lacking sn strong a ccene as is ■iir of the cruciflc In the latter. Still the act with Scarpln and Floria Tosca has Its full mead of Intensity, and with two Buch capable plcyers as Miss Btone and Robson doing it naturally it raised tin 1 audience to a tine frensy. Miss si. .iii- as Floria Tosca Is adtnlr ; able. She handles the lighter pas sages with a delicacy of touch that accentuates decidedly the sterner parts, and her art never shone better than it did in this. role. Afttr it the meretricious Magdalene In "The Holy City" Beeins almost farcical. It is in &uch parts as this that she won fame and became the legitimate successor ■if Fanny Davenport, and it is a pity thai Los Ar.gelcs has not had oppor tunity in see her in these celebrated roles oftener. The one fault with Mr. Bobson as : Scarpia lies In his makeup. He puts the wicke 1 old baron on as a youngish land rather attractive libertine, where as the traditions of Coquelin make him a bloated and rather repulsive old roue, a sort of masculine vulture. Mr. Robson has a certain mannish hand someness that he may not like to dis guise, but liis art should rise superior t" this and lead him lo be true to his part, even at a persona] sacrifice. Mr. \'an Meter as Mario is fine. II" has made a Btudy <>f the role, and his Interpretation of it ;-■ masterly. of the 1 asl do well, and iccesaorles are fully up in the Auditorium's fine standard. The waits lasl night were Interminable, !>ut this was doubtless due t.i unfamil i rity with the work thrown upon the bands, and Its nuiKiiitude. SEDOUIN ARABS DO A WHIRLWIND STUNT AT THE ORPHEUM THIS WEEI Marvelous will hardly describe the 1 ledOUln Arabs at the Orphcum this week. They are billed as Whirl Ind of Sahara," and nothing could bi more accurate. They all thi rushing, tearing, howl rt Btortn ml le mad aci that 1. Irly lifts the audience off Its fei t. 1 Ike, the dainty singing conn lenno with a quii k and Jumpy hoveineiit, adds novelty to her Bongs ik .-■ old verses Beem new and new ones seem delightful. She is als.. a grai • ful and pretty daucer. Nellie Beaumont, asUted by Arthur itchy playlet, "My 1 " which has the usual theme, [11 this case, how- Ing little hii h, ad 1 a v.i y ai . • I'laMi 1 ai 1 nf the Lasky-Rolfo has a good »etl Ing as • ■ he flvo play 'i ■ li<>s and In 1 huge llghti '1 shell, which ITeet as .1 ell as sends the orth. Tin- win lome comedienne, I 'al rice, re. 1 old playli 1 entitled "A S< w Dream." Patrice I 0 1 pa udlences and this plaj el l diilnl v ami wholesome, even If a Mi Tli other holdovi r 1 are Little Hip, |] performing elephant : Hii !.• v 1 . ti I and Tangle I," ' ; irdner, "The Man w iih the Horn." GEORGE BARMUM PROBABLY WILL JOIN HICK FERRIS COMPANY AT AUDITORIUM 1 is more 1 hun likely that flcorsft 1 'arm, in, ho left Ihe Bel 1 " theater last Saturday night, will join the 1 Hi i; Ferris company .11 the Auditorium. Negotiations to th it effect are now on, Mr. Ff-rris and Mr. Harnuni have had one conference and will have an other today, liolh wish the deal to go through, and it is expected that It will be closed. 1l case he joins the Ferris company Mr. Harnum will be seen la a serins of character parts, and will not attempt the direction of the itage, which is now 11 the hands of Kedley Brown. li was Bald 11 the Uelascu last night Soft Shirts C| Made the Silvcrwood way — and D^Ers. that's a guarantee against short /; \ y t I .%jt^ yokes, too long or too short / » I • |n% sleeves and a half a dozen other // m\ fi undesirable features of an ordi- f»***@n\ w\m\ nary shirt. \ < '"" > *ilf\\ jWw H Oxfords, madras, cheviots, v'-'\^Xv. / /?[////' I stripes, checks and plain white; V*y<^fPfPi^S*(l^l I plain or pleated bosom; mostly \'.dJ |lPj|lJl!||/Sw coat style; spring ideas ;$1 to f 5. WWjWSjf) Need some? I /ll^fr^ißr The Silverwood Stores M 21 S. Spring Broadway and Sixth Ml Also Dakersfleld and Long Beach . \,' JAPANESE HIDES LOTTERY TICKETS UNDER HIS BIG POROUS PLASTER POLICE SEARCH REWARDED BY DISCOVERY Little Brown Men Display Great Guile in Concealing Incriminating Slips Covered with Oriental Duck Tracks The story of the artful nrtlessnesf of nine little brown men caught playing a lottery Bunday night was told In Police Justice Rose's court yesterday afternoon, if anyone watching the Jar^ lined up before the magistrate lv»<! an idea that they were as naive and chlld-likc as their bland facei In dicated, he had several more guesses entiling. And he would have taken them all after hearing the recital of the two detectives who brought them in. The men were arrested iii a raid on the shop of Lee Sing, a wealthy Chinese, at 131 Hast Third street. Lee Sing, ii Chinese, the proprietor, is ac cused by the police of having operated a lottery Beven ycara with the aid of his seven children. He escaped at the time, but was arrested early yesterday morning and arraigned with the others. Quiet as Deacons The men wire brought In by Detec tives Ingram and Beaumont of the gambling detail, and the catch is re garded as one of tho most creditable of the season, The story of the Japs' clever attempts to hide the tickets and to escape arrest was told by Di tectlve Ingram. •When we entered the place," he said, "although we broke in on them without warning, things were as quiet and composed as a meeting: of church war dens, it might have been a gathering of the Japanese Civic [mprovement league. AH were Inexpressibly shocked that final reply to the proposition thai Mr. Barnum remain with that company as an actor only had never 1" en re ceived. But Mr. Barnum hue asserted otslde the theater thai he had left the B ilas o foi- g : and nil and his no gotlaUons with Mr. Ferrla bear out his assertion. Grand Opera Sale On All day yesterday a line was in wait ing to purchase sca;s for the grand i s-ason which commences next Tuesday night at the Angelus Palm garden, Eighteenth and Main streets. Most of the purchasers were in a happy mood and selected seats for a half dozen operas, showing that thoy were as deeply Interested In Miss Neilsen and Mile. Fley Dereyne as t»oy arc- in Mme. Nordlca or Sietior Constantino. If any preference was shown H was possibly In favor of Signor Campanari, who has been here so often. Tlj)tee carloads of .scenery is now en route from Chicago and will be placed In position on the new stage which is now beini? built !n sections and will be placed, in position next Friday and Saturday. The depth of the stage will be 46 feet and the width over - r >o. The electric wiring »S being placed in position. The city rail way lines are arranging a transfer sys tem, and special cars are to be run a minute apart on Main street. Empire's Entertaining Bill Kaufman s-istt-rs, singing and dancing Boubrettes, in tht-ir own original tu^ dance, are the headllner at the Empire this week. Farmer Jones and his trained pigs are amusing. He lias buc ci ■ led In teaching his swine some ne v and novel tri'-kH. AI Franks Blnga "only ii Message from Home, Swoet Home," Illustrated, Sadie Rozensvvelg, bolo violinist, is entertaining. Flood and Hayes, In their triple barrel jumping act, 'I" Borne novel feats which are new to the Empire audli nces, The stock company produces a run-making farce in one act. The program concludes with moving pictures. "Erowne's Nephew" at Fischer's T,;ist nlKlit Plßohera theater pre ■enti 1 Fred L. Griffiths' musical farce comedy, "Browne 1 * Nephew." The piece has a plot and li full o( laughter-pro voking situations. Billy Onalow as the inuilc teacher worn luclloroua, and liin Bong. "( »ur Bach Sfard." ivaa \vi !l liked. TROUBLESOME PAINS AND ACHES While Rheumatism is usually worse in Winter because of the cold and ! dampness of a changing atmosphere, it is by no means a Winter disease i entirely. Persons in whose blood the uric acid, which produces the disease, | has collected, feel its troublesome pains and aches all the year round. The | cause of Rheumatism. is a sour, acid condition of the blood, brought about by the accumulation in the system of refuse matter, which the natural ave- nues of bodily waste have failed to carry off. This refuse matter coming in contact with the different acids of the body, forms uric acid which is absorbed by the blood and distributed to all parts of the body, and Rheumatism gets possession of the system. Rheumatic persons are almost constant sufferers ; the nagging pains in joints and muscles, are ever present under the most j favorable climatic conditions, while exposure to dampness or an attack of j indigestion will often bring on the severer symptoms even in warm, pleas- ; ant weather. Liniments, plasters, lotions, etc., relieve the pain and give the sufferer temporary comfort, but are in no sense curative ; because Rheumatism S__ mi, is not a disease that can be rubbed away or fiT^ gCT^ drawn out with a plaster. S. S. S. is the best Nfew treatment for Rheumatism ; it goes down into A k^Pft t>-F3m% the blood and attacks the disease at its head, n ,m?^7^w.^mTZ. !? and by neutralizing the acid and driving it out, PURELY VEGETABLE. an( * building Up the thin, sour blood, cures Rheumatism permanently. Being made en- i tirely of roots, herbs and barks, S. S. S. will not injure the system in the least. Book on Rheumatism and any medical advice without charge. THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO.. ATLANTA, GA. when we mentioned lottery, but several began to move toward the door, It was an awfully impolite thing to <!<>. but we had to stop them and compel them to submit to being searched for lottery tickets. "They would have made n troupe nf sleight-of-hand performers look like small change, The first man apparent ly had absolutely nothing on him. His pockets were empty, the lining of his clothes was empty and we were about to pass him ajong when I happened to feel of his collar, i felt a wad of something, and taking the collar off, found a neat little cache on the inside. With three tickets in it. He seemed surprised to Bee them and apparently wondered how they had got there. The next up looked hopeless and yielded nothing In the way of the wick ed little slips until I felt Of his hair, lie had a heavy roll, reached back I across his forehead, and It made a great place to hide tickets. The next i man had a hollow in ii big tin sus pender buckle, but the fourth victim was the prize of the lot. Found Under a Plaster " 'I guess he's :<l! right,' I sold to Beaumont, after we had searched him a dosen times and found nothing-. To make sure I thought I would run over him again. I felt something in the small of his hack and made him take Off his shirt. A great patch of court plaster was stuck squarely between his shoulder blades. It bulged open at the top and made a great receptacle for anything sliding down the back of his neck. And this was where the tickets had slid. We found four of them. Several of the. other hiding places were almost as ingenuous." The japs were fined from rir> to jrui encll by Justice Ros.>. I Sing was given a limg lecture on the evils of gambling and was lined $100 and costs. He i iid the tine. Lee Sine, the Chinese, is snid by the police to have used his seven children to sell lottery tickets and in this way to have become extremely wealthy. Tracey McDermott as the real nephew was adequate and sang in good voice. Nick Cogley gave another of hla good presentations of an old man. Miss Dol lie Graham as the devotee of music sung and acted with mm ii spirit.. Hiss Grace Morrison, the new soubrette, was girl ish and made a good Impression with her song. "Yankee in London" at Mission Kvan Baldwin** company presented "The Tanked in London" to two good houses at the Mission yesterday. The play Is on the lirrht comedy order con taining a k<">"'l plot, abounding In ludriclous situations and Rood climaxes, The piece was handsomely staged, wen costumed anil presented In a capable manner. Evan Baldwin Introduced some pleasing singing specialties be tween the nets that won him unstinted I applause. He has a splendid voice.. Good Sketches at Unique The return of Bobby Boyle and Widow Davis with the Qoglllgev Girls was much appreciated by the Unique pat rons yesterday. This hiph class act :s worthy of \ theater of higher price. Pollard performs several new feats in eccentric juggling. Mr. and -Mrs. John T. Chick. In a comedy sketch, "Matri monial Mishap," are welcome additions Ito the bill. The program concludes with a fun-producing farce comedy in one act, "Tin Wrong Doctor," by James P. Lee. Mr. Lee's playlettes are much ap preciated by the patrons of the Unique. Home from Lambardi Season Esti r Adaperto, lfndiiiß soprano, and her sister. Blanca Nunez, nf the Lam bard I Opera company, Which rlosed Us Beason In S;>n Francisco last Sat unlay, were al the A-udltorium last night. Both sisters are on their way home, and Btopped oft in Los Angeles for a rest. (). Lombard! of tin- same company will come here tn sins In "The Californians," which company Manager Berry Is or ganising to sins at the Auditorium Inter on. Behymer Leaves the Mason I. "ii E. Behymer, for many years presi agent for v. C. Wy;itt, flrsl at the Loi Angeles theater and later at the Mas d that position yesterday to de vo\ ■ :>\\ hla time to his musical and lyc-uiii attractions, Harry Bell take? iis nlace .'is Mason press agent. , if* C §Net Lace Waists d* CT (\(\ Reduced for %P«J«VAJ ( Tuesday Only Allovcr cltiny lace and net waists, elegant- ly trimmed in line German Val. lace and $8 and $8.50 Values Tuesday Only $5.00 Economy Column Always Full of Money Savers, Better Than Ever for Tuesday $1.25 to $1.50 Suitings 97c ' Panamas, poplins, wool taffeta, voile and brilliantinc suiting selling at $1.25 and $1.50, for, per yard, today, 97c. Colored Taffetas 73c Our host line of colored taffetas in beautiful chiffon finish; all wanted colors. Today only, per yard, 73c. Box R niching 29c Pretty box niching, assorted ; worth up to 60c. Today only, 29c. Mattings 19c 2 5c, 27 l-2c and 30c matting in gold, green, blue and yellow. Today, 8 to 12 a. m. only, per yard, 19c. Linoleums 49c 5c to 75c linoleum; all good patterns. Today, 12 to 4 p. m. . only, per yard, 49c. Flowers 49c, Values to $1.85 Lot of sample flowers — wreaths and bunches — all the wanted blossoms in all the new color combinations. Only one of a color of a kind ; values to $1.85 today, 49c. Trimmed Hats $6.98 Are worth to $10.00. Made of fine straw and braid over frames. Large and small shapes; elaborately trimmed with flowers and foliage; values to $10.00 today, $6.98. $1.75 2 -Button Dent Gloves $1.35 In black, white, tan. gray, beaver, pique sewn, Paris Point em- broidery on back. Special, per pair (fitted), $1.35. $3.50 Suede Cloves $2.75 Elbow length black and white suede gloves; best quality; two clasps on wrist. Special, $2.75 per pair. Japanese Crepe Kimonos 98c Pretty Jap crepe kimonos in floral effects; scarcely two alike; unlimited assortment of color effects; $1.50 and $1.35 kimonos today only at 98, c Fine Percales 6 l-2c "~J ' A full case of double fold percales in fine assortment of dark patterns for house dresses. Today, per yard, 6 l-2c. ' J.ftlia*v<^ry&oo6sCo. 5 27-529 South broadway j JnHJILOS JMIi JKCdiM JKCSWIIIS Santa CataHna. Island Hotel Meiropole Now Open on the European Plan, With Cafe in Connection Room* $1.00 Per Day and Up Steamer Makes Round Trip Daily Two boats Saturday. Grand illumination and eruption of Sugar Loat Sat- urday evening.. See railway time card! for steamer connection. BANNING COMPANY Pa- cific Electric Hlclk., Los Angel e». Both phones 36. j pACIFIC MAIL S. S. CO. 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