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Personal Mention. Malda Snyder has been engaged for "The White Cat.” Ada Rehan Is to appear this season In "Capt. Brassbound's Conversion.” Clara Bloodgood is to play Violet in George Bernard Shaw's “Man and Su perman.” Anna Boyd has been engaged for the role of the gratifying widow in "Piff. Paif, Pouf.” Nellie Thorne has been engaged to support Maxine Elliott in the new Clyde Fitch play. S Thomas E. Shea has found his most ftuccessful dramatized novel to be “Dr. "jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Charles Frohman's new London ; theater will be called the Aldwych. It | will be ready in December. Cecilia Loft us will be seen as a star early in December in a new play ac cepted by Charles Frohman. Bijou Fernandez. Donald McLaren, ClaJre Kulp and Percy Ames will sup port Thomas W. Ross in "A Fair Ex change.” Margaret Illington, Mrs. Daniel Frohman, is announced to play "La Belle Marseillaise,” a Paris success of last season. A daughter has been born to Mr. and Mrs. Antonio de Navarro at their home in England. Mrs. De Navarro was Miss Mary Anderson. "Mary. Mary. Quite Contrary” is the name of Henrietta Crosman's new comedy for this season. Boyd Put cam will be her leading man. 15. S. Willard will remain in Eng land for the rest of the summer, and may cancel his American tour and ap pear in London next month in a new play. "Faith Mather” is the first Ameri- JOY OF THE STAGE MANAGER. Group of chorus beauties of "Little Johnny Jones.” can play in which the typewriter girl Is taken up as a serious character. Ordinarily she is played as a sou brette. Augustus Thomas' new comedy, with which John Drew will start his season at the Empire theater. New York on Sept. 4, will be called "De Lancey.” Thomas E. Shea's new play. "Na poleon the Great,” is by Channing Pol lock, whose dramatization of "In the Bishop’s Carriage” was staged in Hart ford last week. The Shuberts have purchased from Agnes and Egerton Castle the drama tic rights to their novel. "The Secret Orchard.” Channing Pollock will make the adaptation. John Keefe, who plays the Rube sheriff in "The Geezer of Geek,” has portrayed 37 different roles since he went on the stage, and 31 of them have been Rubes. William Gillette will produce his new play, “Clarice,” at the Shake speare theater, Liverpool, on Sept. 4. The following week he will take it to the Duke of York's theater, Lon don. Paula Edwardes is en route to New York after a summer spent in Algiers. She will begin rehearsals of her new musical comedy early in September, and is scheduled to open her season in October. Frank Gilmore and Miss Helen Mac- Gregor have been engaged to create the two leading roles in "As We Sow,” which william A. Brady and Joseph R. Grlsmer will produce at McVicker’s, Chicago. Sept. 9. Anne Blancke has been engaged to play a dual role in the new scenic pro duction of "Fighting Fate.” which comes to the Grand Opera House. She will appear as Larry, a stable boy, and as Grace, his sister. Rehearsals of “The Catch of the Season.” the musical play in which Edna May will appear this season, have begun at Daly's theater. New York, where the piece will have its American premiere. Ezra Kendall’s company this season Includes Ethel Brandon. Kathryn Browne, Edith Taliafero. Reda O'Neal. Elizabeth King. Mary Stockwell. Thur low Bergen. Harold Russell. Philip Bishop and John D. Garrick. Marion Draughn has been engaged by George H. Brennan to create the leading feminine role in Thomas Dix on, Jr.’s. "The Clansman which Is a dramatization founded on his two nov els. "The Clansman” and "The Leop ard’s Spots.” Henry Miller and Margaret Anglir tr* to inaugurate their tour as dual stars this year with the presentation of a play called “Zira.” at the Princess theater, New York. Mr. Miller is said to be part author of the play. Among the interesting announce ments which Charles Frohman made upon his return from Europe was that the name of the new George Ade play in which Joseph Wheelock, Jr., will star will be "The Varsity Man." Edna Dorman, one of the three daughters in "The Geezer of Geek,” se cured her first engagement as a chorus girl three years ago from Frank Tan nehill, the stage manager at the Tre mont. Her progress has been rapid. Miss Clara Bloodgood will have the part of Violet in the forthcoming pro uction of George Bernard Shaw’s "Man and Superman.” Fay Davis *nd Robert Loraine will have the chief roles. Sept. 4 is set for the opening at the Hudson theater. New York. Richard Mansfield, according to eastern report, has harked back to the past for his play of the season. He has chosen Schiller's "Don Carlos.” 1. The other comedy. "The Bud Sa maritan.” which Is the property of H. W. Savage, is being rehearsed in New York now for September produc tion. Two Chicago theatrical men have purchased "The Paraders,” one of the best of the musical comedies, and are sending it on the road. The book and lyrics of "The Paraders” were writ ten by Raymond W. Peck, a former Chicago newspaper ‘man. It has been revised and rewritten since its initial presentation. The music is by Robert Hood Bowers. The two leading male roles in Clyde Fitch’s play, “The Comedy Mank,” which Viola Allen will - present text season, will be played by James Ca rew and A. E. Anson, an Eng lish actor. This will be Mr. Anson’s first visit to America. Mr. Anson was under engagement to Mr. Tree, who kindly released him out of compliment to Miss Allen. Mr. Ca rew has been appearing in London as Snm Coast with Miss Maxine Elliott in Mr. Fitch’s "Her Own Way.” Beerbolim Tree recently closed his season at His Majesty's theater in London with the production of Comyns Carr’s version of "Oliver Twist.” Tree made an impression as Fagin. the Jew, and Constance Collier as Nancy, and Lyn Harding as Bill Sjkes were prominent. So encourag ing was the reception of the play that at the conclusion of the performance Mr. Tree announced that he would commence his autumn season in Sep tember with a reproduction of the drama. “The Beauty and the Barge.” Nat C. Goodwin's new comedy, is the work of W. W. Jacobs and Louis N. Park er. Mr. Jacobs Is new in the ranks of dramatic authors, but his clever character sketches from English cock ney life have won him many American admirers in the last three or four jears. The collaboration of the vet eran but none too imaginative stage craftsman, Louis N. Parker, probably means that. Mr. Jacobs has furnished the material and that Mr. Parker has done the building. "I shall never forget.” says Ethel Earrymore, “the first time it flashed on me that I was a star. I went early to the theater to get ready for my first appearance in ‘Capt. Jinks.’ and as I appioached the theater the elec tric current was turned on for an im mense sign over the entrance. I look ed up. of course, and read, ‘Ethel Bar rymore.’ Honestly, I came as near fainting as I ever did in my life. I had dreamed of that sign for years, and there it was with no mention of the play, just Ethel Barrymore.” Here is a brand new wail. George M. Cohan says there are not enough chorus girls in the market, and he says it so well that he must be feeling their lack. "The chorus girl,” he pro claims. "was never more in her glory than she is this season. There never was such a demand for good looking, good singing girls as now. There seems to be nothing but musical shows in sight, and as each and every one announces 'a chorus of fifty’ it looks as if recruiting stations would soon be necessary throughout the country. A dragnet put out in N« w York just now could not secure _>o desirable girls.” Lion Whelp His Pet A French count, who is occupying a tilla ir. a fashionable part of Carls- Imd. Germany, takes his daily consti tutional st roll accompanied by a young lion. The animal is a mere whelp about the size of a large retriever and appears to be greatly attached to its master. It is playful as a kitten and purrs like one. It Is not allowed on the Carlsbad promenade, by edict of the city fathers. Not Hiding Under a Bushel. Mr. Reid, the leader of the Austral ian free traders and late prime minis ter of the commonwealth, remarked in the course of a recent speech. "Aus tralian statesmen are very scarce. In face, I doubt whether Australia has >et produced one.” Here a voice in quired. "How about you?" Mr. Reid modestly replied. "Well, I think I coroo as near the real thing as anyboy.” Butterflies in South America. Enormous swarms of butterflies move along the Amazon and other South American rivers. M. Goeldi. of Para, Brazil, finds that detached masses make detours to visit trees in bloom, but does not explain the gen eral migration. One suggestion is that the great flights are made up of females, seeking mimosas as a place of egg-laying. Children Should Roast. "What would you advise for deli cate children?” a mother asked an em inent French physician. “Roast them,” was the reply. "Roast them in the sunshine.” Golden advice it was, too, which carried into practice would cure thousands of delicate little boys and girls, whose mothers are dosing them with tonics and cod liver oil.—Good Health. Two Bulls in One Sentence. A double bull in a single sentence was perpetrated by the late John Hol lingshead, an Englishmen. He wrote: "When Lord Mohun was killed he v/as living in Macclesfield house, Gerrard street, Soho, at the back of Leicester house, a site now occupied by the de funct Pelican club.’’ Danger in Bites of Animals. There Is about the same danger from the bite of a non-venomous suake ns from the bite of a dog or cat. It may or may not be serious; all de pends upon whether a poisonous germ is transmitted and upon the condition of the blood of the person bitten. Beggar Lived High. Just ten years ago there died in Auxer.e a beggar in whose cellar were 400 bottles of wine of rare and costly vintage, more than a century old, while a single trunk revealed coins and securities amounting to 1,000,000 francs. Sure Cure for Snake Bite. There is a surer cure for snake bite than any brand nf whisky. It is strychnia sulphate, nitro-glycerine and potassium penhanganate, which may be carried in tablet form and must bo dissolved in water and injected hypo dermically. Busy London Pawnbrokers. Over 15,000,000 visits are paid every year to London pawnbrokers. The ex act figures are on an average 50.300 a day. Throughout the whole country the number of pledges is said to amount to 190,000,000 per annum. Joseph Shaved Himself. The earliest known mention of shav ing is in the Bible (Genesis 44:14): "And he (Joseph) shaved himself and rame before Pharaoh.” Shaving the beard was introduced by the Romans about 300 B. C. Incomplete. The invention Is announced of a machine which folds, wraps, addresses and sorts magazines. That human be ings should still have to be employed to read them seems regrettable.— Punch. Still Carry Wine in Pigskins. -Jk'" '<■"7 riyiMni. Throughout the Interior of Spain wine Is still conveyed from place to place in bottles made of goat or pig bkin Identical in every respect with the description given by Herodotus. Old Inn Loses License. The 400-veai*-old license of an inn near Warrington, Eng.. Is to be ex tinguished. The sign hangs on the adjoining church, and the cellar runs under the edifice. Value of World's Railways. » WI V. - W . i.aunaja, It has been estimated that should any one desire to purchase the rail ways of the world his outlay would amount to something like $36,680,000,- 000. Derivation of Bedlam. “Bedlam” is a corruption of the word "Bethlehem." which was the name of a religious house In London, converted Into a house for lunatics. Last Mammoth Unearthed. The last mammoth discovered in a state of perfect preservation was dis interred from the ice in Siberia in 1846. Urges Study of Forestry. The State Forester of Massachusetts urges the study of forestry in the pub lic schools. Ancient Silver Money in Spain. iiiwm./ ■■■ opairi. Silver money 250 years old is still la Hii-ciiatlpn In s<vne parts of Spain. Fully Indorsed. A clergyman who was out walking one Sunday came across some buy who were playing baseball in a vacati lot. Going up to one of them v.iw had Just been struck out he said "Young man, don't you know that • is wrong to play baseball on Sunday? What would your father say if h( knew about ft?” "You'd better nsk him,” was the reply; "he’s playin' shortstop."—Harper’s Weekly. Hot Summer in New York. j The summer of 1772 was a dreadfu’ one in New York, and it is related that tiie principal thoroughfares wen battlefields in miniature: people were struck down by the score, no fewer than 155 cases of sunstroke occur ring on July 1. of whom nearly one half. died. The following year in Franee the thermometer rose to 118 degrees Fahrenheit. Rivalry of Fishermen. A novel competition was started by a Newfoundland fleet during fishing. This was a competition to see who could eat tlie largest quantity of salted cod. The winner in this case was seized with a terrible thirst: he drain ed off a decanter and fell unconscious to the ground. The contest proved fa tal, Inflammation of the stomach be ing produced. Prey of Disease Germs. In general it may be said that the bacteria of disease lie in wait only for the unfit and the predlsposod. It is the man foolishly indifferent or fool ishly reckless of his health, the man who allows himsfclf to get "run down.” “ofT color,” "out. of sorts," and remains scornful of nature's warning, who has most to fear from disease germs.—Ex change. English Plowing Matches. Plowing contests are quite common In England. The man who was best known as the champion plowman won about £2,000 in prizes. This was Jim Baker of Ipswich. Being a thrifty young man. he amassed a comfortabl* competency as a result of his success in these competitions. Uses of Lemon Water. Not only Is the drink of lemon wa ter an excellent liver corrective, but il taken in hot water instead of cold il will prove a very efficacious anti-fat remedy. It is better than any drug oi complexion powder for giving perma nent clearness and beauty to the skin Appropriate and Significant. In Iceland, that country of gentls and old-fashioned customs, it has al ways been the fashion to present to th< baby, when its first tooth appeared a lamb, to bo its very own. cared foi and tended as no other pet could be and never to bo parted with. Employers’ Liability. The Berlin courts recently denied that an employer was liable to pay compensation In the case of an em ploye who died from heart stroke aftei working hours. It was held that deatb was caused by the heat suffered whili the man was at work. First Church Bells. The earliest mention of bells as ap plied for purposes of Christian worshii is by Polydore Vergil, who states thai PaulinUB, Bishop of Nola, a city o! Campania, In Italy, first adapted them to his church, In the year 400. Frozen Soil of Siberia. The soil of Siberia at the close ol the summer Is found still frozen foi 56 Inches beneath the surface, and the dead that have lain In their cof fins for 150 years have been taken ut unchanged in the least. Flag to Replace Church Bells. A Londoner suggests that church bells be abolished, practically every body knowing what the time is nowa days, and that a flag be hoisted on each church during a fixed period be fore service. Test for Chauffeurs. At a recent automobile meet In Eng land one of the competitions was tc test the capacity of the chauffeurs tc judge the pace at which their respect ive machines were traveling. Portrait Takes 20,000 Strokes. A correspondent of Nature says he had his portrait painted by two well known artists and calculated that in each case about 20,000 strokes of the brush were made. 175 Descendants. A nonagenarian, Mrs. Amelia Hatch, of Ower, Romsey, England, has 175 descendants living—seven children, 65 grandchildren, and 103 great-grand c hildren. Uses for Whalebone. Whalebone is principally used In Paris for making whips, corset stays and stiffening for silk dresses. Ger many and England get a good share. English Widows and Widowers. In every hundred English women, seven are widows; among the men only four In one hundred are widow era. Wild Barley in India. Barley grows wild In the mountains of Himalaya, where it is apparently indigenous. Oxford University Income. The income of Oxford University Is slightly under $350,000 a year. DAVID SMITH & CO. Rough Lumber IUMBER Finishing Lumber Builders supplies of every description Everything sold at bed-rock prices We sell for cash only No credit to anyone The Harp-JoHantgen MANUFACTURING AND BLACK SMITH COMPANY Workers in iron, wood and steel. Horseshoeing a specialty. Repairing. P. N. JoHantJen, Manager Shop Corner of Market and Fifth Streets, Phone No. 2. I ‘ I - I , The Secret of GoodjCoffee Even the beet housekeepers ennnot make * good cup of \ coffee without good material. Dirty, adulterated and quern ly blended coffee such as unscrupulous dealer* shovel over their j counters won't do. 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