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RAN AWAY FROM
Talent Badly Fooled
Over the Result.
THE GOING SUITED RED GLENN
CYRIL RAN BIG CIRCLES ROUND
Boardman Left the Maiden Class.
Ailyar Is a Fast Youngster.
Pat Morrissey Beaten by
The crowd at Ingleside track overplayed
itself yesterday. Yalencienne, a native
r aughter, showed such remarkable speed
her preliminary gallop and warming up
"opener" that trainers, owners and talent
tlike backed her to beat the flying Mary
; in the six-furlong sprint, second on
the programme. At her first attempt the
was led past the winning post by
Rowena. The handicapping division
: that Valenclenne was too much
1 r Miss Rowena at the distance, and why
shouldn't she "fade" the Eastern celeb
rity I .' But Mary was contrary and when
three furlongs had been reeled off, was in
with the speck of a jockey, Johnny
sitting back under wraps. She won
In a gallop. So fast was Valencienne car
the first part that she went to pieces
a as downed for the place by Espion
age. The winner looked a sweet bit of
g morsel at 1 to 2. but the play on
.■ienne enabled her party to get 11
10 in the ring.
The improvement in the card worked
■wonders In the rine. The bookmakers
• cabled to handle much more coin,
and the crowd was a large one for Mon
d.n.. Of six favorites sent to the post,
Mary Black, Cyril and Ailyar delivered
iter Reiff, of "Enjrlish roll" fame,
n the leg over the 6 to 2 favorite
Judge Wofford in the opening event, a
five-furlong scramble for maiden two
ids, and was never heard of at the
finish. W. B. Sink's Boardman, a 44 to 1
• shook off the bunch in the stretch
■ n m ridden nut from Alhaja. My
' ied to the stretch, where she blew
Frank Taylor's big chestnut horse Cap
ias landed on by the big bettors as
ist eligible of the seven starters in
He and a sixteenth, and a chunk of
money was played in the book on him
: 8 to 5 and 2 to 1. He struck a
■ in Red Glenn, who stayed with him
for six furlongs and then drew away.
■winning cleverly. The favorite stumbled
twenty yards from the wire, costing him
the place, as Dr. Bernays beat him out a
Cyril, the c to 5 favorite, had all the best
of things at the post in the fourth num
i six-furlong dash, and won all the
way. Eddie Jones managed to take the
place from Gratify with McFarlane.
In the six-furlnng spin for two-year
j'at Dunne's colt Ailyar outclassed
his company and starting a 3 to 5 favorite
leagled his Held. Casdalc-, ridden by
P.ullman, secured the place from the
wretchedly ridden Anchored.
The final six-furlong- run Fimmered
down to a duel between Ed Gartland. with
"Skeets " Martin in the saddle, and Pat
Morrissey, ridden by Thorpe. The latter
ruled a alight favorite in the betting-, but.
Gartland I icing luck and
ut by loss than a length. Benamela
ran into show.
Torn Ryan arrived from Chicago yes
terday with Don't Skip Me, Dunols, The
Roman. Midlan, Good Friend and six
two-year-olds. In the same car George
THE CALL'S RACING CHART.
INGLESIDE KACE TRACK, Monday, Nov. 21, 1898.— Seventh day
of the Pacific Coast Jockey Club meeting. Wenther fine; track heavy.
OQ"T FIRST RACE— Five furlonKs; maiden two-year-olde: purse, J40O.
219 Board man 113
203 Alhaja 10$
3S Faversham US
■ 213 Judge Wofford 113
213 My Dear 10S
Uj4 I'each Hiosaom . .108
219 Wrir.k'.pR 10S
219 Boardraan 118 4 ... 3 4 24 11 1 »i jReauchamp ; 4 4
203 Alhaja 10816 ... 4 4 6 4 4 4 2 2 :PowW| 4 ;
3S Faversham Ill 1 ... 21 84 2H Sn 'Bullman '.'.'.'. 6 8
Wofford IIS 1 ... 5 4 44 6 2 u l Relff ' 2 s !
I>far 106 S ... 114,11 3h 5 3 E. Jones 4 «
•£>4 Peach Blossom 108 5 ... 63 64 64 4 6 Houck 12 1?
rlnklea UK I ... 7 7 7 7 Bnjder '.'."'.'.'.'. u 20
aer. W. B. Sink's ch. c. by Willful or St. Charles-Rosewood" Good
start AA on first thr*» driving. UJU
Alhaja would have won with better start. She was "the good'." Mv Dear hlnw m
lo later. L. R<-lff Is a plain fiddler. J ar Dlew up -
t)O0 SECOND RACE~Six furlongs; all ages; purse, |400.
■Torse. Age. Weight. 'St.
207 Mary Black, 3 109 2 ... 2 6 14 14 1 4 Jj. Relff 1 « m
225 Eapkma«e, 2 M 3 ... 3 1 3 1 3 2 2 3 I Wood'- 3 1
K.2 Valenclenne, 3 109 1 ... 11 2 3 24 3 1 H. Martin":: 2 8-D
220 Zorazso. 4 110 5 ... 5 5 4 4 4 12 Rector » ™
... Raclvan. 2 86 1 4 ... 4 4 41 6 5 IWard^^::: 50 100
Time. 1:17. Winner E. Wlshard's b. f. by imp. Islington-Songstress. Good start W^ri
easily. Second and third driving. ~~ >vu "
Thr-r* was nothing to It from the jump. The pe.ce was all the first part and FsDlnna^e
is entitle , to little credit for her run. ' na 8 P' on »&e
239. ™ IRD uM CB ~ O0t a " d * * ixteenth mlles: "elllng; three-year-olds and upward;
Index. H'tsp. Ape. -u-eight.'st. Std. Um. 4m. %m. Str. Fin. I Jockevs.
-V7 KM liieun, a iwi ■. * '" in in it. n 13 Iman 4 - •>
220 Dr. Hernays. 3 88 1 4 2 1 5 4 3 «4 8 1 24 2h Wart • 3 i?"?
<21<» — 6 110 5 11 31 24 22 2 14 32 Rutter 8-5 I" 2
2S0 Tom Calvert. 3 100 6 5% 44 4 2 4 15 4 25 4 4 II Martin"" 0 9
200 Eureka, a 103 1 4 4 .6 6 6 6 5 1 H Smith "iM I'm
220 Fleming. 3 M 3 3h 2h 5 4 (*2 5 1 E< i" " w5od, " » ™
.., Our Johnny. 4 112 7 ''•••• Fur. ■ * 2 20
•nn, a 100 2
Bernays, 3 88] 4
• - ■• .
■ Tom ' alvert. 3 100 6
.•mir.K. 1 94' 3
r Johnny. « 112 7
1 3 Rullman i
I h Wart .
3 2 Rutter .
4 4 II Martin....!
0 1 H. Smith.... i
•Pulled up. - . _ "
Time, 1:51%. "pinner. E. W. Purser's b. g. by Glen Elm-Red Girl. Good mart Won
easily. Second and third driving. • - »i«ri. won
It wan just the sort of going that suits; the winner, heavy but not muddv p,,i v . r ,
sterns to be a "stiff." Captive Is but half of hie old self. muaay. Oivtrt
*)A.C\ FOURTH RACE— Six furlongs; selling; three-year-olds and upward; purse, $400.
1- lex Horse. Age. Weight.
Horse. Age. Weight. [St. '4m. 4m. %m. f?tr. Fin. | Jockey*. (^"'c*.'
- 114 2 ... 11 15 16 ig [Rutter.. . sis 9I5
■ Farlane. 6 1W: 4 ... 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 !.In n es ' , * X
Oratlfy. 5 I0» 5 ... 7 4 5 1 4 2 3 1 iHonck ! .'.'.'.'.'.'. is 40
2*4 Mamie Scot. 6 IW 1 ... 2 4 3 2 3 2 4S Powell "' fi 7
Jected, 5 10S- 3 ... 6 1 7 15 6 1 6 2 !H Smith 100 1W
Uno, a 114: g ... 5 2 6 6 7 2 6 1 Plnott . 2 s
tddlngton, 5 100! 7 ... 3 4 4 2 6 2 7 1 'Thorpe " 3 ».j
■ .100; 6 ._._. 8 i 8 8_ 'Bullrnan .. 30 100
Time. 1:17%. Winner. P. Ryan's b. g. by Buchanan-Espanlta. Fair start Won eatllv
Second ar.1 thlrt driving. ' «-a*ny.
Cyrl! had be?t of start. Don Fulano was pounds from a rare. Reddington was away
nut couldn't have won. The stable liked him at that. Mamie Scot is not much.
041 FIFTH RACE— Six furlongs; two-year-olds; purse. $400.
... Ailyar Mg j
225 Ca«>da!e 113 4
(213) Anchored U* 2
1 8 '
1 S III. Martin
2 6 iBullman
3 40 Rutter
4 20 Wainrlght ....
5 Ward ....... . .
Time 1:17U- Winner. P. Dunne 1 * b. c. by Himyar-Alleen Aroon. Bad start. Won
easily. Sf>'-ond n.nd tlilri driving.
Ailyar vrns the clas«. Th* end (.(nble set liked r-asdale for the place. Rutter lost his
;,-b early In the gume. Hln race would look well In the klnetoscope.
24-2, BIXTH RACE-Blx furlongs; eelllng; three-year-olds and upward; purse. *4«0.
Index. Horse. Age. Weight. IBt.
<22S> FA Gartland. 8 .....102 2 ... u M 12 j« [h. Martin 2 11-5
at Atorrlssey. 4....1OJ 1 ... 214 25 2 3 2 2 Thorpe ........ 8-5 9-5
22. Ti^namela. 0 10714 ... 54 f.232 32 IRutter 10 15
i2S Toriblo. 3 02j S ... 6 4 65 4 4 4 8 Weber 10 12
19< Chihuahua. 5 99 8 ... Jh 3h 56G6 Powell 5 3
193 !.<;?ftte, 3 99 8 ... s 7.4 63 6 4 Bullman 40 60
220 Heigh Hn, 3 99 7 ... 7 3 8 7 3 7 4 J. R*Iff 6 8
/21« Sweet William. 4..10O 6 .._. 42 4 4 8 S Ward 12 12
Time, 1:15%. Winner, D. A. Honig's blk. g. by Imp. Albert-Piazza. Good start. Won
first three driving.
It was about an even thing between the two leaders. Martin outgeneraled Thorpe. Chl-
hauhua's picture was turned toward the wall before the race was run. Sweet William
Saunders brought over the old sprinter
Alex Shields and Cash Sloan got in
here on Wednesday from Lakeside track
with Topmast, Dare 11. Prince Blazes,
Ruskin and Frank Jaubert.
Joe Rose had but one book on yester
day. Joe was reported to be nearly
$10,000 loser on last week's operations, so
concluded to let Bill Jackson and his
crew take a rest.
Riley Grannan Is reported to be $10,000
ahead of the game of booking up to
date. The Kentuckian has discarded his
plunging tactics to a great extent.
The officials in the stand notified Enoch
Wishard yesterday that hereafter
Master J. Relff would be allowed to
accept but two mounts a day, and then
only on good acting horses. "So many
longshoremen are seen In the saddle these
days that the judges were fearful the
little fellow would meet with some acci
James Neil was the happiest man at the
auction gale last night. After he had
Morelia, a Moretlo filly, knocked down to
him for $150 Jim was shortly afterward
I offered $50 for his bargain. He refused
the raise, and declares by all the bricks
| In the City Hall that the nlly will beat
j the daughter of Ormonde and Bud the
j first time they hook up In a race.
Otttnger, the ticket broker, was one of
the many who unloaded on Pat Mor
j Starter Caldwell set Wainwright down
j for the meeting. The boy had tne mount
on Don't Tell, and conveniently got left
at the post.
Nick Hall, not an ounce heavier in
avoirdupois, got in from Chicago yester
day, and reports a season of 111 luck.
Nick says that Canace was so highly
touted that he was afraid to enter her
in selling races. This compelled him to
start her in events where she was out
classed slightly, with a result that on
seventeen occasions she finished second.
Sevens, his other fast filly, went wrong.
Jockey McNichol arrived with him.
1 rank Rutter had many admirers when
he first arrived here, but his saddle work
of late has taken on a yellowish hue that
is not always pleasant to the eye. The
race won by Ailyar yesterday was a
rough looking affair all through, bet
ting not excepted, and Rutter's ride on j
Anchored will not increase his percentage
at the end of the season.
The gentlemen's race for Thursday has
closed with six entries. Mr. Hobart will
ride Mistral 11, Mr. Skinner Stan Pow
ers, H. Forsland Una Colorado and Mr.
Dunphy- William 08.
Tommy Lottridge and Jimmy Coffey, j
both clever trainers, resorted to the
"dope" yesterday and played Valenci
enne. Tommy says figures run for the
mathematicians, after this.
When horses go to the post they are
supposed to take positions at the bar
rier according to the number assigned !
them on the programme, and starters
should see that they do this. Cyril drew I
the rail position, yet Rutter took him to 1
the dry going on the outside, the horse i
from the way he was ridden, having no '
fancy for the mud. These positions have i
much to do with influencing the betting
and if the rule was worth making it
should be enforced.
Following are to-day's entries:
two ir^a Ra< ld~ FiVe and a ha ' f furlon * 8 ; selling;
231 Sam McKeever. .IPS; SOS Ocorona 103
167 Gilt Edge 105 ( 231 Stamina 108 ;
... La Faresseuse..loo 167 Rio Chlco 105
Second Race— Seven furlongs; selling'; three
•■• Daisy F 105 1 242 Losette 106
/i;k?, eau M °n<3e....ioS 229 Magnus 105
<"?>* I , arpl ?. t , 108 229 Imperious 105
230 First Call IPS (;32)Inverary iu^Y.lM
Third Race— Six furlongs; purse.
— Paul Grlggs no 222 Satsuma 110
5S?i **'« Rowena...lo7 222 Reslnante 107 '
(2l2>San enado ....105; 207 Fleur <!e L 19....107
Fourth Race— One mile; special.
233Morellito 106i(233)Mistral II 112
233 Ostler Joe H3| 222 Rainier ....'.'.'.'.'. 90 ,
Fifth Race— Four and a half furlongs; maiden I
219 St. Kristine 105 218 Silver Beaux. 105 i
237 Faversham 10S . 219 Jerry Hunt 101
215 Abano 105 218 Fellclte .....103 j
Sixth Race— Seven furlongs; selling.
228 Tom Smith 1021 226 Judge Stouffer 100
205 Dolore 102 1 205 Lodestar . 10'
216 Greyhurst 102: 22S Little A1arm.... 104
228 Lady Britannic. 102 1
Selections for To-Day.
First Race — Rio Chico, Sam McKeever,
Second Race— First Call, Marplot, Daisy F.
Third Race— de Lts, Miss Rowena, Sat
Fourth Race— Ostler Joe, Mistral 11, Morel
Fifth Race— Silver Beaux, Jerry Hunt, Faver
Sixth Race— Lodestar, Judge Etouffer, Lady
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1898.
SELF-DEFENSE HIS PLEA.
Albert Blerwirth of the Globe Lodging House
Charged With the Murder of Arthur
ALBERT BIERWIRTH. proprie
tor of the Globe House, 821
Howard street, was booked at
the City Prison yesterday by De
tective Ryan and Policeman Tulte
on a charge of murder in connec
tion with the death of Arthur F.
Brown of 2517 McAllister street from
a fractured skull. Blerwirth does not
deny striking Brown on the 'head
with a policeman's club, but claims
it was done in self-defense. He
"Brown, Louis "Webber and May
Bennett were in the latter's room
making considerable noise. My. wife
went to the room and told Brown to
lf;ave. He refused, and she pent for
me. I tried to persuade him to
leave, but he used vile language to
ward mo, and T took him by the
collar and led him out. When we
got down the first flight of stairs he
refused to go farther, and made a
pass at mo with his fist. I went to
the office and got the club, and when
I returned he grabbed hold of me
and tried to drag me over the ban
ister. Thr-n I hit him on the head
with the club and he went away. I
never saw him before and had no in
tention of injuring him. All I want
ed was to get him out of the house.
as he was disturbing the other room
ers. I struck him to prevent myself
from being pulled over the banis
The officers took Louis Webber
and May Bennett to the Morgue
yesterday, and they identified
Brown's body as that of the man
who was hit by Blerwirth. The wo
WILL ASK FOR
Her First Visit Was
for Her People.
NOW ON HER OWN MISSION
SHE WXLL ASK CONGRESS FOR
THE CROWN LANDS.
Nearly $500,000 in Rents Collected
. From Them Since Confiscation
by the Provisional Gov
Ex-Queen IJlluokalan! of Hawaii, ac
companied by several personal friends, her
physician. Dr. English. Hon. Paul Neu
mann and Colonel George W. Macfarlane,
arrived here on the Coptic yesterday and
took apartments at the California, where
sjie denied herself to all visitors.
Colonel Macfarlane, however, consented
to act as her spokesmnn.
"Llliuokalani comes here," he Bald, "to
present her claims to the crown lands
which, she asserts, were illegally trans
ferred by the Provisional Government
to the United States Government In con
summating the annexation bargain. Her
previous visit to Washington some
months ago was in the Interest of her
people, who petitioned her In all parts of
the island to do everything In her power
to prevent annexation, not only to the
United States, but to any country.
"The natives were unanimously against
the extinction of their national indepen
dence and a majority of the foreigners :
held the same views. It is even said that
■ majority of the American residents
there were opposed to a loss of Hawaiian
Independence. Owing to war between Spain'
and the United States a desire suddenly j
arose In Congress to pass the Hawaiian |
annexation treaty. Annexation having ■
been an accomplished fact, the Queen re
turned to the islands and Informed her >
subjects of the passage of the treaty and
advised them to accept the situation.
"She is now on a mission purely In her j
own interest, and that is to lay claim
to all the revenues that are being col
lected on the crown lands and to assert
her title to said lands— the revenues from
which, at present prices for sugar lands
would reach well up into the hundreds of
thousands of dollars."
Another and reliable authority on Ha
waiian matters estimates the present
value of the crown lands at $4,000,000.
yielding an annual revenue of $160,000. AM
bf the large sugar estates on the islands
are largely situated on these lands, which
are most of them leased for long terms.
The ex-Queen Is said to consider it be
neath her dignity to accept a pension, and
will merely ask her rights of the ad
ministration and Congress, to which
latter body she will probably submit her
case early in the approaching session.
Colonel Macfarlane has been appointed
financial agent in the settlement of the
crown lands claim, and eminent counsel
in San Francisco and the East will han
dle the case. *ion. Paul Neumann. At
torney General in Kalakauas Cabinet,
wlli also assist the attorneys on this side.
It is said that nearly $500,000 in rents
have been collected from the crown lands
since the Provisional Government con
fiscated them. Lilioukalanl will leave for
Washington to-morrow and Colonel Mac
furlane will return to Honolulu on the
llliuokalani and party attended the
California Theater last night.
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Y. M. 1. Thanksgiving Party.
The annual Thanksgiving party of Mis
sion Council No. 3, T. M. 1., will be held
at Pioneeer Hall on Wednesday evening.
The arrangements are In charge of John
man denies that Brown used any
vulgar or offensive language to
Blerwirth or his wife. They were
talking loudly, when Mrs. Bier
wirth came and ordered Brown out.
All that he said was not to drag
him out, as he was a gentleman, and
would go out as a gentleman. While
in her room he spent about 50 cents
for beer. When Ryan and Tulte
came to the house on Saturday night
Mrs. Blerwirth came to her and told
her to get out of the house and say
nothing. Webber claims that he
was ton drunk to remember any of
the circumstances. He was a friend
of Brown, and took him to the house
to see May Bennett, who was also a
friend of his. What hpoame of
Brown's money is a mystery. Web
ber had only a dollar on him when
arrested and May Bennett says
Brown only spent 50 cents while in
The autopsy on Brown's body was
made yesterday and showed that
deatli was the result of a hemor
rhage caused by a fracture of the
! F. Oomyns, John P. Henry and Dr. Rich
\ ards, who promise a repetition of the sue
! cess of former years. D. J. Leary, a char
i ter member of the council, has recently
; been elected president.
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A capital bill -was well received at the
Chutes Free Theater last evening. Con
chita. who is a favorite in this city, re
turns with a budget of clever things and
i she was obliged to respond to five en
cores. A. L. Rhorer, barytone, gave his
songs with moving pictures, a most ef-
I fective combination. The Jacksons are
I genuinely funny darkies, and their sketch
i "The Hfnroost Inspectors," was received
'. with roars of laughter. Reynard is a
I ventriloquist wh6 will compare favora
bly with the best, and his walking and
I talking figures are automatic novelties.
"Congo," the "gorilla man," "Joe." the
i orang outang. and "Sallie," the chimpan
zee, continue to create a great sensation.
"Northern Ughts" commenced Its sec
1 ond and last week at the California to a
good-sized audience. "A Boy Wanted"
French Consul General Arrives.
A. de Trobriand. the newly appointed
French Consul General at this port, ar
rived on the late overland last night and
registered at the Palace. He was accom
panied by his wife and three children.
Smith's Dandruff ""omade
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'■ falling hair. Guaranteed to give satisfac-
I tlon or money refunded. At all drug
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Found Dead in a Yard.
Mrs. Charles F. Rehwald, wife of the
proprietor of the Golden 801 l saloon at
1075 Market street, found a df»ad man lying
I in the yard in the rear of the saloon at
'• noon yesterday. The man had evidently
; passed through -the saloon a short time
i previously without being observed by
The body was well dressed, and was that
of a man about 35 years old. When
searched by the Morgue deputies nothing
I was found on the person but a purse
containing two dimes and a clipping from
a Nevada newspaper.
The man was clean shaven, with black
i hair and eyebrows, dark pray or hazel
; eyes, prominent chin and straight nose.
Tho third trial of Karl Hooker and
; James Creegan, charged with having
swindled the Nevada Bank out of $22,000
on a forged draft, was continued one
■ week by Judge Wallace yesterday.
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"Secret Service" Is a
FINE ACTING THROUGHOUT
NEW COMEDIANS AT "GAY
Special Production at Morosco's.
Comedy at the Alcazar — Or
pheum Variety and
William Gillette's "Secret Service"
was played by the author and hi 3 com
pany at the Baldwin last night to a
crowded audience. The performance
flnißhed at about 11:30, and the crowd
was still there, including yours faith
fully, who forgot all about such trifles
as newspapers that must go to press in
time to meet the suburban's early
breakfast. Some plays are easy to
leave at a decent hour, even when you
leave to praise them; but "Secret Serv
ice" is no-t one of that sort. It grips
you like a vice and you and your seat
are wedded until the last curtain is
See "Secret Service" and you will
know what it is to be thrilled by a war
play; you will know how it feels to be
proud of a native playwriter; you will
be gladder than ever that you are an
American. The not-so-iate unpleas
antness between tho North and the
South has been exploited on the stage
time and time over without revealing a
really strong, sane play. Scenery, fire
cracker situations and drill sergeant's
stage direction have gone to make
what excitement and picture were in
the pieces, and their virtue consisted
entirely of machine made excitement
and gaudy pictures. The stagy" pomp
of war cuts but a slim figure in the ex
citement of "Secret Service." War is
on, you feel it and smell it in the tense
atmosphere; there is the tramp of sol
diers and the clatter of arms and the
wonderful "noises without" (without
which it seems no modern war drama
can exist). But these are but
the tokens of the time of
action; they do not dictate the drama,
but merely label it as of the American
war variety. The figures you have met
before, some in one play, some in an
other: the Southern heroine, the North
ern officer; the So-uthern ingenue and
her youngster lover who goes out to
fight and comes home with injuries;
and the Southern officer who stirs up
all the trouble for the hero. Life is
limited, and, as 1 say, you have mqfc
with other stage people of this descrip
tion. But you. have never seen them
shuffled and dealt as Mr. Gillette shuf
fles and deals them, and you have
never seen them made human.
It is true that -Secret Service" has
but one Northerner among its person
ages (unless you count the brother who
comes on only to be killed), and no
villain in the strict sense of the word;
but it is not here that its vital differ
ence lies. The scheme of character is
practically the same as in the other
war plays; even the man who is not a
real villain fills all the purposes of one,
and the comic relief and the comic love
making take up the usual percentage
of time. The difference is in the art
that has gone into the construc
tion of the piece and In the
humanness of the lines. There
are no false heroics, no extreme em
phasis, no situations that lean on the
long arm of coincidence; every line,
every bit of action, every climax is
bent" toward a single end. "Secret
Service" is not a drama of character.
It deals in action and hardly anything
else. It tells in quick, vivid strokes the
story of a spy who betrays his cause
rather than the girl who loves him— a
story that you have known many times
in many other forms; it iH frankly ro
mantic in tone, idealizing what is not
necessarily ideal, and yet it is never ob
scene in its trust and optimism. It gives
you the event, which occupies about
the same amount of time in the play
ing as it does in the time-table on the
programme, and you furnish your own
reflections and philosophy. Action and
suggestion are the watchwords, and the
result is that Mr. Gillette has given the
world a war melodrama WhCB6 appeal
is mental as well as physical. To say
that "Secret Service" is the best of the
war plays means nothing. It is a vin
dication of them, and it is unquestion
ably the finest specimen of playwrlting
that has ever come to light in America.
The acting fits the play. It is quick,
sensitive ami in beautiful ensemble.
Mr. Gillette stands alone in the acting
that seemes not acting, and he does
the work of his life in the part of the
spy hero. Imagine that cool imperti
nence and poise and invention of his in
"Too Much Johnson" transposed into a
tragic key and you have an idea of his
Captain Thorne. Miss Sara Perry is
unobtrusively sympathetic as the
heroine. Miss Hope Ross twinkles
alertly as the ingenue, and — well, the
hour is too late to catalogue the many
achievements of the company. See
"Secret Service" and take heart in the
American drama. The ending of the
second act is in my opinion one of the
strongest in any tongue.
The Alcazar stock company presented
Sydney Rosenfeld's new comedy, "Imag
ination," to a large audience last even
ing. Some of the situations were very lu
dicrous, and when the old man who has
been "having a good time" with his
nephews is exposed the fun Is fast and
Wullace Shaw, in the part of Harry
Jelllman, "a dear old boy. was quite en
tertaining, while George Osbourne. Ernest
Hastings, Charles Bryant and Frank Den
ithorne were well suited to their parts.
The principal female characters were well
presented by Miss Howe, Miss Laura
Crews, MissGretchen Lyons, Miss Chris
tine Hill and Miss Ida Krueger.
There was much laughter last night at
the Columbia over the many absurdities
in that headless and tailless skit, "At Gay
Coney Island." Jack Campbell as Hi
Price, Tony Hart Jr. as i^enson Hurst
and Mark Hart as Mike Le Maque fur
nished the fun of the evening. The Daisy
Kidd-.-r of Mattle Lockette Is a lively
part, and she established herself at once
as a favorite in her Bongs and dances.
James H. Bradbury as Uncle Goodrich
Payne made up as a well-known Police
Court lawyer of this city and performed
the small part that fell to his lot in good
There are enough women on the stage
to make trouble in any theater and they
may be summed up briefly as a lot of
pretty faces and eight good figures.
The whistling and barnyard imitations
by Alf Holt are inimitable.
Sutton Vane's latest play, "In Sight of
St. Paul's," was presented at the Grand
Opera-house last night to a well-filled
house. The event was marked by the first
appearance at that theater of Adele Bel
garde, the talented actress, who was lead
ing lady for Frederick Warde for several
seasons. She assumed the character of
Cynthia Dell, "the Panther," and played
it with such feeling and dramatic force
as to rouse the audience to flattering ex
pressions of their approval. She has lost
none of her old-time charm, and it is to
be regretted that she is not seen oftener
by those who admire her talents. Lorena
Atwoort as the heroine, Aileen Miller, was
aa usual clever and effective, and Marie
Winston, the soubrette, was pleasing as
Becky Vetch. James M. Brophy was the
maligned but vindicated hero, "and Lan
ders Stevens the polished villain. Both
sustained their parts creditably. Max yon
Mitzel had a congenial part as Gillie
Fletcher, and James Corrigan as the suf
fering father was worthy of praise. Fred
J. Butler had a small paft, but interpreted
It with his usual tact and intelligence. The
scenery is excellent,
The Orpheum has an excellent pro
gramme this week. As usual, the man
agement presents a number of new faces
and features, retaining some of the best
who appeared last week. Maud Courtney,
who sings many of the old-time songs in a
quaint voice, is one of the new ones. Flo
Irwin, of grand physique and clever wit,
is still popular. Lillie Western, who i.« ad
vertised as the "premier musical artiste
of both hemispheres." is a whole show
herself. Her performance on the xylo
phone, concertina and bells, to say noth
ing of the snare drum, is highly artistic
Harry Larey and Miss Ida Van Sicklen
present "Bob Rlcketfs Pajamas." a little
comedy full of comical situations. The
Wilson family, high-class comedy coons
was warmly received. Fred T. Herbert's
troop of educatW <!ngs Is still one of the
best features of the show.
"Suzette" Is now enjoying ah excellent
production at the Tivoli, where it will
stay all the week, giving way on Monday
To-night is the night for the first pro
duction in San Francisco of "Cyrano de
Bergerac." There will be a large and
curious audience at the Comedy.
(Formerly the Popular Bush.)
POSITIVELY THIS EVENING.
FIRST PERFORMANCE HERE
Of the Reigning Theatrical Sensation of New
• York. London and Paris, n
CYRANO DE BERGERAC
Edmond Rostand's Great Comedy Drama.
ENTIRELY NEW SCENES AND ACCESSO-
RIES. EIGHTY PEOPLE ON THE STAGE
Staged by Maurice Hageman.
By the HENDERSON COMPANY, under Da-
vid Henderson's personal direction.
SEATS— Comedy Theater and Emporium.
Evenings, 25c to $1. Matinees, 25c to 75c.
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Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 24.
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; CALIFORNIA THEATER.
LAST NIGHTS-; —
Special Holiday Matinee Thanksgiving
PRICES i WILLIAM CALDER
1 3c, - AND COMPANY
35c In the Stirring Romantic Military
, And 50c. Play,
COMING .". "A BOY WANTED."
! THE PRAISE OF NEW YORK AND LON-
SPECIAL MATINEE THANKSGIVING—
Mr. Charles Frohman Announces the Pre- ■
eminent Success of the Period,
And Identically the Same Splendid Cast Seen
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* EXTRA— SUNDAY NIGHT^IOA-
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All-Surpassing Musical Comedy Triumph.
25— New York's brightest boys, gayest girls— 2s
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SMITH & CAMPBELL
ALL THIS WEEK ■ " - ".
SPECIAL HOLIDAY MATINEE THURSDAY.
Next Monday— "GAYEST MANHATTAN."
LILLIE WESTERN, Vaudeville's Premier*
■Musical Artiste. • ' ,
THE WILSON FAMILY, High-Class "Coon"
MAUDE COURTNEY. Who Sings the Old
HARRY LACEY AND COMPANY, In the Great
Hit, "Bob Racket's Pajamas. '
FLO IRWIN AND WALTER HAWLEY in
"The Gay Miss Con." .
HERBERT'S TROUPE OF DOGS, the Greatest
Animal Act. .
JAMES CULLEN. Vocalist.
FRANK AND DON, Comedy Boxers.
FLOOD BROTHERS. Comedy Acrobats.
Reserved Seats, 25c: Balcony, 10c; Box Seats
and Opera Chairs, 50:.
SPECIAL MATINEE THURSDAY, NOV. 2+.
Matinees Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
V A.LTKK Morosco, Sole Lessee and Managet
. Week of Nov. 21. 1898.
Sutton Vane's Best Melodrama.-
IN SIGHT OF
Special Engagement of the Handsome and
Accomplished -Leading Lady,
MISS ADELE BELGARDE.
GRAND HOLIDAY MATINEE. THURSDAY,
EVENING PRICES. 10c. 25c and 50c.
MATINEE PRICES. 10c. 15c and 25c.
Matinees Saturday and Sunday.
Telephone Green S6l.
Mrs. Ernestine Kreling, Proprietor and Mgr.
Oscar Well's Comedy Opera In Three Acts,
MIRTH AND MUSIC. .
MATINEE EVERY SATURDAY AT 2 P. M.
TO COMMENCE NEXT MONDAY EVEN-
ING — Grand Scenic Production of Rostand'
CYRANO DE BERGERAC.
WITH APPROPRIATE MUSIC.
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A Reserved Seat for the Matinee .250
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