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THE MORNING JOURNAL. COURIER, SATURDAY, OCTOEER 24, 1908.
NEWS OF THE LOCAL THEATERS AT THE HYPERION POLI'S GREAT BILL COMING TO GRAND Frank Lalor in "Prince Hum. bug" Tuesday Night and "The Red Mill" for Three Days. The Gibson Girls, Walter Law & Co. and the Brothers Byrne, of "Eishl Bells' Fame. Claney'B "Sing Sing to Liberty' and "Black Beauty" Booked for Next Week. The salft of seats opens this morn ing for Frank Lalor's appearance in , the new musical comedy, "Prlnca I Humbug," which occurs at the Hy perion next Tuesday night. That there Is quite, likely tu be an unusual demand Is shown in the numerous re .. quests that scats be laid aside which have been received by mail and 'phone during the past few day. Mr. Lalor's j great popularity here, and the fact : . that he comes with a production which has just made an extraordin- j ary success In Boston, is responsible i ror the wide-spread Interest which : prevails. It appears to be generally known that "Prince Humbug" com biner all the elements necessary to the success of a musical comedy with ' an environment of scenery, costumes, electrical and mechanical effects . which gives It all the brilliancy of a vast spectacle. On this point the con servative Boston Transcript says, "The ' production is a most effective series of ' pictures, exceptionally rich In color ing and supmtuousness. It Is many a rr.onth since any entertainment ot this type has been so superhly cos- j ! turned. At times one forgets that It Is I a musical comedy and sees In It the , , glitter of Impressive spectacle." All i of the Boston papers have Indulged In unstinted praise of Mr. Lalor's new j . production and of the, excellence of his supporting company. "Prince j Humbug Is said to tell an Immensely funny story and to have a very charm- ! . Ing musical score. In view of all 1 , that has been said and written con cerning this performance It Is safe to assume that It will prove to be one '. of the most delightful events of the . entire amusement season here. It n expected that a long line of purchasers will be waiting for the box offices to open this morning. "The Rod Mill." Montgomery and Stone, with a sup porting company of 90 people, will present for four performances at the Hyperion that tremendously successful musical comedy, "The Red Mill." Ii Is nearly two years since a cordial first-night audience passed Judgment upon "The Red Mill" and the approval so generously expressed found ample endorsement In New York, where the victor Herbert-Henry Blossom offer ing enjoyed a run of one solid year at the Knickerbocker theater. Later on, Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago had opportunity to enjoy the delights of this particular excellent fabric of bright humor and tuneful arias. Monf gomery and Stone have had a tre mendous personal following since the days that they stepped out of hlsh class vaudeville to creat the ludicrous ly original characters, the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman In "The Wizard I of Oz." In "The Red Mill," though j they appear In a dozen different j guises, they are nlways recognizable, I In the words of Mr. Blossom, the au- thor, "as real human beings." The two principal comedians are supported by a cast of notable excel lence, Including all the favorite artists who had part In the Broadway run, with one exception. The newcomer Is Mies Florence Qulnn, a young prima donna recently returned from Europe, who Ii said to be possessed of mani fold charms of personality, as well as of a -splendid voice, admirably trained. Others prominent In the east are; Al lene Crater, . Edward Begley, Claud Cooper, Neal McCay, Charles Dox, Maxima Verande, David L. ?)nn, Stan ley Hawkins, Nathalie Greene and Gene Cole. The engagement of "The Red Mill" at the Hyperion is for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and Saturday matinee, October 29, SO, 81. Italian Grand Opera. , Tvan Abramson's Italian Grand Op era company, whose engagement at the American theater In Manhattan has been remarkably successful and has furnished one of the principal mucical events of Interest in that bor ough, comes to the Hyperion, Novem ber 2 and 3, with matinee on Novem ber 8. The regular scale of prices I will prevail n il u inr iriutMi; juvrm m New Haven will have an unparalleled opportunity to hear the best. In grand opera at regular house prices. The repertoire will be: Monday evening, "Alda"; Tuesday matinee, "Cavallerla Rustlcana" and "I Pagllacet"; Tuesday evening, "Lucia." CHPISTI VX ARMY KFRVTCFS. Services in the Christian Army hall, 45 Charles street, will be: 3 p. m., service for children; S p. m., special ' service, swearing In of soldiers and j eopmlsslonlng of officers by the com- mander. FRANK LALOR ; . - ,.v . ' -., "v :- :-jt. . ... ' v,-.:- . . . - : ' i v '1 , 1 ' . I l 'Al yM- w-r; ' - - ' " 1 SCENE FROM "BLACK BEAUTY," COMING TO THE GRAND. FOR POLICE BALL Mutual Aid Association Chooses Committee on Arrange ments. DATE NOT YET SETTLED j Three .Vow Members Fleeted at Spo- rial. Meeting Held Vcstcrdny Afternoon, A special meeting of the police Mutual Aid association was held at police headquarters yesterday after noon, for the selection of a commit tee to have charge of the arrange ments for the. ball which the commis sioners have given the association per mission to give In January of this winter. Detective Sergeant Jeremiah Dennehy as president of the associa tion, presided at the meeting. A com mittee composed of eleven members of the department was named. This committee Is headed by Sergeant Den nehy as president of the association and consists of the following other members: Station 1 Chief Henry D. Cowls, Sergeant Watrous and Detective John J. McAvoy. Station 2 Sergeant Klalber, John B. Roche and James Grady. Station 3 Sergeant MeGann and Matthew Powers. Station 4 John T. MeGrath and Thomas Tracy. From this committee a sub-committee was named to have charge of se curing a hall for the ball and select ing the exact date which will probably be In the second half of January-sin accordance with usual custom. It Is customary to give a ball for the bene fit of the association once In two jvars and this will be the 'first ball since 1908. The sub-committee consists of Chief Cowles, Sergeant Dennehy and Sprant Three new members were taken In to membership at this meeting. They are George Spencer of station 4, Pat rick Sullivan of station 8 and Michael Smith of station 3. NKW HA VEX MERGKR CARE. Suit Conies Up on Ohjwtlon by Itoail to Sitting of Three .Tndffos. Boston, Oct. 23 Another step in the government suit against the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad to prevent the road acquiring the stock of other lines notably the Boston and AS "FRINGE HUMBUG," AT 1 i i mi1 . '.5i-riiv' $' 'I vj'rti Maine railroad, was taken In the t'nlt ed State? circuit court tolrn' when the New Haven company filed' an obiec- llon to the government's rcjuest that Vy' beard by not ioM thanehe emphatically states that It , . " '' The .New Haven company objects imp iiiMuon ior tre r-nson that three ju'ikps fining fS reriiiesteil will not be an Inferior court; that It Is not competent fr congress under the con stitution to au'hiiz" the. determina tion of n case n. requested; that, three j judges in question have no Jurlsdle. tlon and that such action would ct.n - FINALE OF AOT I. IN MONTGOMERY AND STONE'S "RED MILL," AT HYFERION NEXT WEEK st.mii a transferor jurisdiction In hecatise of the fact that she Is the pos vlolitlon of all proper procedure. j s-sss-t of tnr'ee medals for her srt'im- It was stated at the ot!-e of District ! mlng feats. She ht nppenrel in Attorney French today that the ob- j 'Forty-five Minutes from Broadwav," lections rnlsed by the. New Haven road i and was with Grace Van Sludd'ford in although novel would not delay the "Lndy Teazle " actual hearing of .the main questions, j ,Mlfts Lm j',,hnr(,,t ..Th( Xan !n It Is expected that the government suit , the poslnes, Is a famous model hav wlll be taken up In a short time and ; n? r,eeu selected by no'ed artists to that, like the Northern fWurltl. s pose In such tvres She has been w'th which Is more anabigous to It than ; Weher and Field? any of the, other so-called anti-trust Miss Maxlne Austin, another noted cases, It will go to the United States , xw Ymk moM , Mr3 Bnhbles. She supreme court for final determination A Hi.Ua Swedish boy went to sehool and the ten"her nskod him Is name. "Yonny Olen." he replied. ' How eld are you?" a.'ked the teaeh er. "Ay not fcnaw bow old Ay bane." "Well, when were yoti bnrn contin ued the tenrher. "Ay not hern nt all; Ay get step mutter." Western Christian Advocate. THE HYFERION. The Gibson Girls, Walter Law and company in al sketch and The Brothers Byrne are the trli that will lend the Poll forces next week. The "Gibson" tyre cf girl Is one that is considered the ideal one from the viewpoint of almost every lady. It Is a distinct type with a certain amount of class to It thot lias made It stand prominent as the accepted American tyi e. In Introducing vaudeville patrons to his feature number next week Man ager Poll will present "The Gibson Girl Review," -lh .Miss Texas, Gulnnn and six other types of the Glbs'in styl. This net, by Harry Blpsnt( and Alfred Solnian, is one of the latest nnd ! si and has been accorded lots of fnvor ablo comment as being a distinct and very beautiful offering. The Btaglng Is by Harry B'sslng, the music by Alfred Solman and the lyrles by Paul West. Special scenery has been painted by Earnest Alberts, and n famous yacht ing scene, the first of Its kind ever produced on the stage, Is a feature that will appeal strongly to those who 1" llKht In witnessing scenic effects. The various characters of the Gibson type are shown by mesps of living pic tures: The first, She Peeks a Convent; Mrs. Babbles Trls to Chepr Her; An ethrr Monopoly; Her Friends Thought Phe Had Stayed In Retirement Ton Long; Her Intimate Friend Sympa thizes for the Scandalous Stories the Papers Are Frlntlng; Has She a Friend? In selecting the young ladles for this number It was necessary, of course, to adhere closely to those possessed of a Gibson style. Miss Texas Gulnan, a niece of Senator .Joseph V. Bailey of Texas, and who derives her name from the state of her hlr'h, Is the Gibson Widow, a stunning type which sho (Its admlrahly, Miss Gulnnn was formerly prima donna of "The Hoyden" com pany, and with Bob White, she also took a leading part In "The Snow man." Regarding her unique name, "Texas," was I her ''real name," explaining that her tolf - tw ... h. ni n-v,ii i Waco, Texas, and that the four gen erations that have sprung up In that region of her family, the first of each .all bear the name "Texas" In honor of the state. Miss Gulnan adds greatly to the charm of the a"t. Miss Clara Pollard, who Is the "Glb- lson Bathing Girl." selected that rolo was a member of the original Merry Widow company Miss Battle Lorraine, "The Widow's Friend," Is Miss Gulnan's understudy, and has been with 'The Mlmh World," "The Rollicking Girl." "The White Hen" 'and 'The Tourists." Miss Trlxle DeWitt him posed fo" C'hrystle, the noted painter, and is "The Dinner finest" In the poMncs She has been with Ilenrlette Grossman and "The Top of the World." Harry Barrows, the Gibson Man. played the "Owl" In H. W. Savages "Woodland." The musical relectlons Include "The Gibson Widow" and "The Gli-.son Sail or Girl." the latter belns edperlally i appiepilnte to thj famous yachMng scene, which Is one of the main fen- ' tures ef ;he number. j Byrner Brothers, of "Eight noils" i fame. r. ill be the added a ttrnct Ion o' tlte tilM a'liMi rM.r ,,f Hint n tracted 'let!, ef attention when' nlavlng the lejlt, and they have avanoel a coi'l-nr vl verlen of the piny entitled. "A Carriage Klde and Its -Mishaps " In this plavlet evrvthing that has made the Byrnes Brothers famous. Including th? collapsible carriage, the unruly lier?e. the famous diving In and out of th; crrlsce. the elopement and the f-nnk comedy, will all be Included in their number to be offered at Foil'?. The Byrne Brothers e-trry a pp. la.1 carload ef scenery and are bound to b a continual comedy scream all during : their engagement at this theater. Cine of the drollest fellows who Ap peared upon the Ameilcan vfiu-rb" vll!" stage lost season was orlff. the Jog gling Joker." who came to America Just to see the country and booked for but four weeks, but who made such an Instantaneous hit by his irresistible t that he was Induced to remain for ' -if 'W tM 4 fajtMjtW' m&t'-''. xk-Wt toti u.S((wi E. TORRE, TENOR. With the Ivan Abrahamson Opera Company, Coming to Hyperion. twenty weeks and to return here this season. This season he will have as his pa?" assistant his youthful son, Georse,. who bids fair to be as Hkeabte on enter tainer as his fther is. Griff Is sure of a rousing welcome week of October 26. Walter Law and company, In "At the Threshold;" Abel and Irwin, Cchelll Bros., Leroy and Le Vernon, and the 000. This mortgage secures a new la Boston Tea Party In the elect rograpli , sue of bonds. The sum of $1)0,000,000 will will close the bill. "My eyes;" exclaimed the potato, "but this Is poor soil for a garden." "Tint's right," s.iid the onion. "I don't get along worth a scent, and I'm losing strength every day." "I'm going to leave." said the cab bage. "I'll never be able to get ahead here." "This spot Isn't fit for a berrying ground," said, the strawberry. "Bui here conic;" Hie; sun, and we'll all hnvo to dry up." t.'hii-.iyro News, EXECPTIOXS IX RCSSIA. But (127 Olllcial Murders Du-lns Year ir'07. St. Petersburg, Oct. 23. The Rech has obtained and made puolte to-day the olllcial' statistics of the executions In Russia during the year 1H07 on sentences imposed by the military dis trict courts. The total Is 627, of which Hi wore soldiers and 543 civilians. These figures arc considerably be low the earlier nnoKicial estimates, which were based on the condem nations reported In press dispatches, According to the offlelnl 'classifica tions 151 persons, or more than 70 per cent., were hanged or shot for murder or robbery accompanied by violence; (12 men were executed for mutiny or other offences against mil itary discipline, nl for crimes as-iinst the state, and 4 for desertion. Tin; remainder Is not speeliled. IXDfAX FRIEXDS' PI AT FORM. .lloliunk CcnlVrcnco Outlines Pnllci fur of Rcpeinlent Pcujlcs. Lake Mohonk, N. T., Oct. 2. The Mohonk conference of the Ftlonda ol j the Indian and qther Dependent Peo- r.ten d-1 -lured It.folf in a platform i adonted todav to bo in favor of the fo,,mv1" tops 1,1 thfi e9re of th ,K' pend'-rii people subject to tho govern ment, of the United ftatea; Imp! tsonrnent of vendor of Intoxicat ing liquor to natives of Alaska. That, the homeless fndliinn of Califor nia should he provided for by conresi That lands sheuld be allntied to th V.avalos I Full eltinenshln, fnrstrv service, Ir- riu'-iilon and sanitary service for Porto P leans. Tariff relief for F"!;tnos. .such aa has """" R,v"n to Por,n nlo- Prohibition ef the production, Im portation or sale of opium in the t.'nl ed States or their depend""! iea ex cept, under mo.ll'-al direct Iff). 'Wliere've you been?" ' Cin r, vacation." ' H:iv.i -i t;onrl time?" 'It made a n-w man of me." "I congratulate your wife." Cleveland Leader. HARRI.MA.V XOT IX CONTROL. Oin't Get Western Pnrtflo rntll He Buys l'p D. and R. G. It. n. Denver, Oct. 23. The merger of all tne of the Denver and Rio Grande ! railroad was made effective yesterday j by the filing of a mortgage for $150,000.- be used for refunding outstanding In debtedness, $25,000,000 to aid In the con struction of the Western Pacific rail road, nowbulldlng from Salt Lake to the Pacific coast andithe remander for extension of old and construction of new lines. , Coincident with the filing of the mortgage came the denial of the report that E. H. Harriman would assume control of the Western Pacific road. The statement was made that the Rio Grande owns tivo-thlrds of the West ern Pacific stok, and that It would be Impossible for Mr. Harriman to take over the western Pacific without at the same time purchasing, the Rio uraniic. TAFT PROVISO IX CONTRACT. Tarsoiis Tells of $100,000 Deal De pending on His Election. New Vork, Oct. 23. Herbert Parsons, president of the New York county re publican committee, said to-day that there had conic to his notice an In stance of contracts made contingent on Taft's election. plans had been drawn, and material ordered, for an apartment house to be erected on the East Side, near Central park, nt a cost of more than $100,000. r.erytnlng. however, was contingent ?? t1'1,1'' 0,rctl"n. "aid Mr. Parsons If Taft were elected, the contract" wom.i become binding at once, and con. structlon would be begun forthwith According to Xormnn R Mrfek. chair-rr.ri-n of the Democratic national eom- ef tl, V?j l" a contract of this sart should he liable to In dictment for conspiracy. " A Pnllna paper tells of a bov who was severely Mtten hv a "canine "Tn2 the Emporia n,,c Ydds "'',,, her .mnnntn equine and went for m J' "',in rmmonded a poultice .Mmifr:Mci;aR,,,5,rbnnr,n rv; "TO St ' u mwm &. AS fs? 5 i g S 1 Jim -A 1 , ,f : lev; AT FOLI'S Jack Dorrls, the great Jail Breaker, who will be seen here at th Grand Opera House on Wednesday, October' 28, in Harry Clay Blanoy't latest nwlo- dramatic succms "From Sing sing to jjinoriy, tens or an interesting experU ence he had while playing in st. Louisf recently. At the request of an old darkey whom he had known for several year be attended a colored church one Sun. day. This oJd darkey was a deaeor and a staunch pillar of the church. li the midst of a long prayer, Just beford the sermon, the preacher snapped hi fingers once or twice, most audibly, s much so that It attracted the attentloi of some of the congregation. The ob deacon being a little deaf on the pulpl siae, rim not near it and Mr. Dorrl being a little Inquisitive, explained th occurrence to his old friend and aske the reason for It. As soon as the con gregatlon was dismissed, the deacoi went up to the minister and said "EUl! er I noticed that during your prayc yo' snapped yo' fingers twice and tomb of yo' congregation would like to kno the meaning of It." "I recollect It.p Deacon Johnson, the preacher repltecf "I recollect it very well. It JiSst don, come to me, who put that blue chip 1 the collection basket last Sunday. - "Blaok Heauty." In these days of fierce competition there Is a tremendous output of energ at the expense of the nervous systen, and there Is no doubt that the majoi, lty of people who attend the theater so to be taken out of themselves an1! ' their dally cares. The maBter'of fin ance, the clerk, the bookkeeper, th" stenographer, the good housekeeper, at" seek to escape the weight of dull rl? tall by attending the theater, and the general public has become In '( way very critical In its tastes and d , ' mands. A great play that has a lots ; run tells the story of the many el' ments that It must contain, but grea' est of all It must refresh the mind if the weary theatergoer, and In "Blaf Beauty" the new play, the manage1" certainly have a tonic that Is braclr' and wholesome, It Is flrs of all ht humane play, with the great love v dumb animals as itj leading featu?. and It Is also a remarkably stro' play, with the thrilling interest of r V life with all Its passions and emotlof-. and the combination forms an attra;.. tlon never equalled on the stage. It destined to become a greater favorf 1 even than "The GId Homestead" Uncle Tom's Cabin," for It has all charm of the home life with Its bed ttful scenes, with the additional powV of pathos and a clever vein of causj1 wit that sparkles through the whJ5 play and keeps the audience on tf "qui vlve." It Is ft "sure enougf bracing tonic, and w be seen at Grand Opera House for three da only. "The Straight Road." This afternoon and evening at Grand Opera House Will be given concluding performances In the prod tlon here of "The Straight Road," If Is the original production brought h1 at popular prices. , , "Tou say your titled son-in-law Krf mreats over your i "Vcs," answered Mr. Cumrojf, bflft nR Whnr wa ean't aril, argument at all. Mother and th gfc !-i-..v wo mum yieiu ior me snKei the family honor." f 1 "Is there er a skeleton in the cfr et?" I - "Not at all. He simply arf.nouil''' that unless he has his way hje'li I' naturalized and become a plain' Ami" can citizen." Washington Star ) i John 01 tell 'ee. Maria, we aa i . style we 'ad a fly from th static' Maria ooo' gracious. John! y mean to say you a bin In one o wunnorrul nasry ar ervplannv tfi like ye was tellln' me on? The V 1 i J& 'wm NEXT WEEK.