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THE OMAHA DAILY HEE: SUNDAY. XOVEMHEn 15, 1903. ' ABOUT PLAYS PLAYERS AND PLAYHOUSES Two mora restful spnta appear In Omti' calendar of the playhouse, both set down In last week's record. Millie Jaran left Omaha with the gratitude of several thousand people following her, people whose tauten bad been Jaded by a reaselrsa round of mimical comedy, problem play, or Inane Society dm mil. She came with aa dainty and refreshing a conceit aa the dramatist haa ever offered or a clever actor produced, and her vialt waa aa grateful aa a ahower on a summer day. The other restful spot ( furnished by Jo Welch and lila com pany, who broke Into a round of melo drama with a piny, homely In Ita every as pect, and somewhat crude In Ita details, but delightful In that it gives a new type to the stage, and one that ought to go a long way toward making Ita creator popu lar. Doth of these productions received the patronage they merited, and that means crowded houses at each performance. The other bills of the week were well attended, and the local vaudeville patrons were squally aa well cared for a thoae twho take their pleasure at the shrine of the more connected muse. Incidentally, the vaudeville habit Is growing In Omaha, arid 'regular patrons of both the Boyd and the Krug are coming to be numbered among those who are aeen at least once during the week at the Creighton-Orpheusn. 'OMArf A. Nov. 12-To the Editor of The Itee: Pardon me for again asking space for my opinion concerning the play "Iris." I thank you for allowing me to give your reader an Interpretation of that piny which was so different Irom the position taken by The Pee. . . Kognrdlng your reply to my artlcte, per mit. me to eey that the writer for The tee and myself approach the problem from two diametrically opposite view points. The Bee's criticism of both "Iris" and "Ghosts" jt)stjuia this statement, and convinces me that to answer In detail The Bee's criti cism of my position would require more space than I care to ask for or than you could give. But this In general: "Iris" was a well know product of condi tions over which she had no control; for, , tnlnd you. what society or conventionality sows must be reaped In good or bad human beings, aa the case msy be. And these products of unwise conditions find It dlffi- ' cult to be good. Iris tried to do what she believed to be right, but she needed the co-opeiatlon of Trenwlth and failed ut terly when left to herself. There was no effort on my part to Justify Trl. I look "non life as one, upon hu manity aa a whole. No one can live with out, the co-operation of others. Nature's , laws are Irrevocable. "Whatsoever Is sown will bn reaped." aa truly of society as of Individuals. And an examination of the e-,,-lolcl conditions of Great Britain, from no further back than 1813, will dis close the terrlhle causes of the result made so plain In "Iris." Society had produced a creature It did not like, and then de stroyed Its own child. I pity the child and would like to see society purge Itself of unwise conditions that cutf only result In sorrow and defeat. Tnu say that what the Individual rows must be reaped. I agree and repeat that the same must be true of society. You condemn the Individual. I say the Indi vidual Is a product and should be saved, nd that salvation Ilea, only, In better Sociological conditions for society a whole. Thanking you for your kindness In allowing me to express these opinions to your readers, I am, alncerely yours, ' W. E. CLARK. Mm Clark argues with force as well as , persistence, but his postulate Is wrong: society Is not responsible to the Individual, but the Individual Is responsible to so ciety. Society is charged with the duty of protecting itself, and no reform which does not contemplate this axiom can ever succeed. The convention In the Iris cast , Is the outgrowth of all human experience, and It may well be doubted if society ever revokes the; decree against which Mr. Clark argues. OMAHA, rfov. 12. To the Editor of The Bee: Coming balk to "Iris" once more, I . hnartlly approve your aound, healthy and fenrless views In answering Mr. W. E. Clark. You are right; critic have no business to throw the mantle of charity on Tan queray's Irises or others of their kind. Critics, like modern surgeons, cut deep to the bona with a firm and bold stroke. You cannot make an Incision with soft words, nor can a critic give his unbiased xiews by smoothing down vice, by white washing black or finding extenuating cir cumstances due to conventionalisms. Iris In bad and no one can deny It. Bhe cannot play the part of wronged inno cence or the Innocent sufferer, fihe Is not a beginner In life, and she ought to know the difference between bad and good, be tween right and wrong. Bhe deceived her true lover by allowing Maldonado to keep her, and lied to the Tatter by keeping up relations with Trenwlth. and, as you can not serve two masters, she deserved the ftte she received after she was found nut. Women, as a rule, are severer critics when It conies to paa ing Judgment on the wrong doings of women than men are. Men are apt to forgive and fyget sooner than women, and men will give a fallen woman the uplifting hand It there Is a spark of gnodnevs left in her, while women never will; but an Iris has no sympathy, even with men, and Plnero waa right when ho made Trenwtth turn hi bark to Irla and caused Maldnnado to kick her out after finding out that she waa not true to blfn. Nnw a few words about the "heavy vil lain," Maldonado. I cannot help but doubt that Plnero ever Intended to portrsy htm aa black as the actor did when he played his part a fori night ago at the Boyd. Maldonado loved Irla passionately ; no one will dispute thst; and that his inten tions with Iris were good and pure Is shown by the fact that he offered bis hind, bla name and his worldly poaaeeslons to her for the sake of possessing her. She accepted him. but later on rejected him. He iollowed her to Swltaerland; there 1 nothing villainous about that; the rest of her admirers did the same. He watched over her and was ready to stand by her and help her In time of distress and need, when slve lost her fortune. Now what la there in Malilonnrto to stamo him as a rascal? Surely not "because he was rich. Immensely rich; surely not because he truly and )Hslontelv loved lrl; surely not be cause he wanted Iris to himself and planned tta have the young lover out of the way and have the field to himself. , Who wouldn't do taatf. . 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Maldonado knew tht Iris, being brought up In luxury and romfort, would not stand privation, poverty and "1y,ryj lie knew that Iris would not be satisfied with the paltry yearly Income of bW and live honorably and uprightly the life or a fmre and gMl woman. She must nave uxury, gaiety and dacallng show, and would have It. no matter how It tame. Was It not rather honorable and gentle manly on hla par ,frer h,r. cl'frk, book so she might draw on him for her necessities rather than to obtain them ny other means? Whv censure his motives as villainous In trying to help the woman he loved? That his Intentions with Iris were not merely to "get the best of her end then, as It Is In most cees. abandon the woman who gave herself away to the man. Is shown where he offers to marry her. to leave his home, his country, his friends and everybody for her sake and for her alone, even after she had lived in his flat. Where Is the rascality of Mal donado? How many would sacrifice their name, position or their standing in the community for a woman who has a dark reputation and a shady paatT Ilse Nekhludoff In "Tlesiirrecilon, who was ready, for the sake of atonement, to give up everything In the world to rlsht the wrong and to follow the woman whom he ruined, so Is Maldonsdo sacrificing every thlng for th sake of the woman be loved, willing to give her a name and standing in the world If she would only marry him. It is not to protray a Katusht or an Iris, with all the horrors of a debauched life or of the sinking In the mire of de bauchery, which Is Bhadowed by conven tionalism till death, but to picture the better side of the man who would defy public opinion and all Sorts of conven tionalism to uplift women from the depths of adultery and UH&VTCHINER. It was very apparent to even the most superficial observer that "Irla" was pre sented with an eye Single to putting the heroine In the beet possible light. To this end Maldonado was deliberately sacrificed, and his motives made to appear of the worst. They are, however, easily sua ceptlble of the Interpretation given them by Dr. Holovtchlner. OMAHA. Nov. . To the Editor of The Bee: I notice in your criticism of Ibsen's "Ohnsti" that you take the same view re garding the play that you do In your criticisms of Plnero'a plays, namely, that the question with which the author deals Is not tit to be brought before the public through the medium of the stage. That the evil exists you do not contradict, your chief objection to the plays In question being that the subject fa an unpleasant one one that will disturb what some ultra-sensitive people are wont to dub their aesthetic sense, and ought therefore to be kept In the background. You admit that Plnero haa drawn his characters from real life, that there are Mrs. Tanquerays and Iris, yet you would have us close our eyes to this great evil and try and form for ourselves a fool's paradise, forgetting the miseries of the unfortunate and, ever and anon, re minding; ourselves that the world Is all right when a little consideration will con vince us that It In not. For my part I look upon Pinero's playn an a sermon from the stage; true, he does not give us a solution of the problem he does not attempt to but at any rate be gives us a warning, and In a brutally can did war presents us the consequence that will ultimately follow any divergence from the straight road which society has laid out. Of course. It Is all very nice and pleasant for things to end happily; we are overjoyed at the reformation of a Maslova or the nobleness of a Dmitri, we like to feVil that the world wes that way, but when somebody tells us that Maslovas are scarce and Dmitris more so, when he paints man as man and discloses the pill without any sugaring, and when he presents the world as it is and not aa it ought to be, we at once prattle about our aesthetic senses and wonder at the Immorality of the man who has the hardihood to think of such things. Though the Idea may seem extravagant to many, I sincerely believe that Plnero Is doing more to reform this great evil by showing up the "cheerless vista," the hid den thoughts ot the unfortunate woman, than many of us who, for fear of dirtying our garments. Ignore It altogether. I can not see why we shudder at the problem on the stage when we view It with equanimity en the larger stage of life with the one difference that in tha one case it Is given to us In the language of the drawing room and in the other in the fouler language of the saloon. HARRY LOCHNER. To begin with. The Bee did express Its opinion as to existence of such conditions as are depicted In "Ghosts." and It was a decided negative. It may havs been that the denial was not sufficiently "definite snd specific," ss the lawyers have It. but any deficiency in that regard may be taken an hers amended. Such Instances as that of the Alving family ars rare, and In this country are extremely . so. Ws do not suffer from that social condition so senteh Uously described by Sudermann as the result of "centuries of inbreeding." Nor Is it at all likely that, so long as we continue to exist as a democracy, we will be liable to the awful effects of heredfty so terribly depicted by Ibsen. As to Pinero's women, The Bee does not now recall that It has ever admitted that they wers drawn from life. In the case of "Iris" The Bee ex pressed a grave doubt as to the existence of a woman so Insanely weak. Mr. Plnero, like Prof. Ibsen, has saturated himself with a theiry rather than a condition, and creates hla women to meet his ticmand, rather than taking them from real life, lie reaches a similitude that Is striking, probably, but as to the fidelity of his draw ing, doubt will always exist. Aa to The Bee's opposition to thst sort of play, several good reasons exist for ob jecting to the public discussion of the theme to which Mr. Plnero and his follow ers, Prof. Ibsen and hla followers, and the whole class of morbid minded debaters of the questions Involved, cling with such pertinacity. "In the first place, ths-matter of delicacy must be considered. The sub ject Is one rather for the cllnlo than for a social conversation. 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When and where others fall I never fall to teach you how to fascinate an) one you desire, how to make your enemies your friends, cause a speedy marriage with the one of your choice, give you good luck, re move evil Influences, rouniie the separated, Clve lucky numbers, locate the earths urted treasures, settle the old estate that time haa placed beyond the lawyer a shrewdness, moke vou successful in your business and positively complete you for business. SPECULATION AND INVESTMENTS. Hla advice is much sought for by thoae contemplating Inventing and speculating. The doi'ar properly Invested today haa eel dura fl.ed til uiaks the poor man rl h. AIX. WORK HAi'Rtbl.f IMNKiDEN TIAK Pi' ices witliiii reach of all, IS OPES I'UUN TO DAILI. formation " necessary t5 a well b.illinecd life and a thorough understanding of the functions of the body. It la not a proper sort to be disseminated through so public a medium as the stage. In every other walk In life the subject Is handled with gloves, at least, and It should be so. on the stage. If the defenders of the problem play will think even a moment, they will understand that It Is not prudery but prudence that dictates this view of the case. "A little knowledge Is a dangerous thing." and It Is only a little knowledge that the problem play gives of the great questions that are Involved. As to the necessity for the problem play, The Bes Is Inclined to the opinion that there Is none. First snd foremost, no amount of warning has ever served to pre vent people from doing wrong. Adam snd Eve In the Garden of Eden were given the most solemn adjuration In connection with the Inhibition laid on the fruit of the tree that grew In the middle of the garden, "For In the day that thou eatest thereof thou Shalt Surely die." Yet they ate the forbidden fruit, and In turn each and all of their descendants have partaken cf It In some form or other. Man ruahee heed lessly on to his fate, In whatever direction his fate lies, and no number or manner of warning signs along- the way will deter him. From the cradle to the grave he is of an Inquisitive and Investigating turn of mind, and. Is seldom, if ever, willing to take another's word for It; he must be "showed." Moreover, the fatuous belief that the fate that has overtaken all others may be evaded by himself animates and cheers him until his doom can no longer be evaded. Mrs. Bellamy was a victim to this delusion, and In this regard only can be accepted as typical. One word more,, and The Bee hopes to dispense with this topic. Prof. Ibsrn pre sents ss a defense for Captain Alving that he was billeted in a little country town where he had no opportunity for the ex ercise of his naturally great abilities; where the routine of his official duties formed his sole occupation, and where his bright, buoyant, Joyous nature found no outlet. Consequently he turned hla atten tion to debauchery. To a well-balanced mind- this appears to be about the silliest excuse ever put forward in extenuation for a wasted life. If Captain Alving was so bubbling over with good impulses, it would appear that a village that afforded the op portunity for a life of such herolo profli gacy must have also had some chance for a man who wanted to be decent. The con clusion is Irresistible that Captain Alving preferred the evil that life offered him, and did wrong from choice rather than from compulsion. Coming; Events. Lew Dockstader's minstrels will be the offering at the Boyd this afternoon, to night and Monday night. This organisa tion is said to bo the biggest and best In the history of minstrelsy. It certainly would appear so from the Hat of old-time, eminent minstrels which make up the per sonnel of the aggregation. Carroll John son, called the "Beau Brummcl of Min strelsy;" Nell O'Brien, considered next to Mr. Dockstader ons of the best black-face minstrel comedians In tha profession, snd Eddie Leonard, the best soft shoe dancer sines Billy Emerson's time, are a part of the comedy contingent. Among the vo calists are: Frederick Bowers, the author of "Because," "Always" and a score of newer song hits; Emanuel Romaln, the leading balladlst; John Earley, the well known basso; William Hallett, the bari tone; Harry Ellis, the famous tenor; Gray Weller and James Wallace. The late Charles H. Hoyt's satire on poli tics, "A Texas Bteer," will be given at the Boyd for two performances only, Tuesday night and Wednesday matinee. The frail ties' of tha American system of politics ars held up to view In a most humorous man ner in "A Texas Steer," and a love story, pretty and dainty, follows the course of the piece. J. A. Devlin enacts the role of Maverick Brander, the Texan cattle king, who is elected to congress against his will. Bossy, his laughter, is In the hands of pretty May Bretonne, while Milt Barlow, ths old-tlmo minstrel king, Is seen as the Minister to Dahomey. William Marblo Jr. is H. Brossy Gall and N. T. Chatterton Major Yell. The balance of the characters are In capable hands. J. H. Stoddart, the veteran actor, will be seen at tha Boyd for four performances, starting Thursday night in Ian Maclaren's "Bonnie Brier Bush," ons of that cele brated Scotch author's beat creations. "The Bonnie Brief Bush" tells how the son of an earl. Lord Donald Hay, wins the heart of the old shepherd's daughter, Flora Campbell, and weds her. Laehlan Camp bell, the shepherd, not believing in the marriage story, casts his daughter from the house with bitter reproaches, after wards eraslpg her name from the family bible. But the daughter returns and Lord Donald comes to claim his wife. Mr. fitod dart's company Includes Robert V. Fergu son. Damon Lyon, Mabel Brownell, Goorga Wurnock. Pearle Redding, Julius McVlcker, Adelaide Cummlng, Wallace Jackson, Helen Homes, Queenls Phillips, Robert Ire land, R. C. Easton and Thomas McLaugh lin. The attraction at the Krug theater the first half of the -week, opening with to day's matinee, will bs Nellie McIIenry In "M'Ubs." dramatised from Bret llarte's story of ths same name. She la a daugh ter of old Bummer Smith, a dissipated miner who has Just struck It rich. The fsther Is murdered by a Mexican, who at tempts to gain possession of the old man's rich mines and also his daughter by having a woman accomplice proclaim herself, after his death, the wife of the murdered man, Ths murder la plaoed by the Mexican on the shoulders of the schoolmaster, - with whom ths heroine Is In love4 but after the arrest a daring rescue Is made by M'Uss, assisted by Yuba Bill, ths big-hearted, rol licking driver of ths bi-weekly stage coach. Of course ths play ends with the rightful murderer being discovered and the heroine marries ths schoolmaster. Tha company Is headed by Nellie McIIenry and Includes Mart Helsey, Frank Dayton, J. Duke Jaxone, Ben F. Grlnnell. L. J. Loiing, Charlea Drake, Thomas Murray. William F. Dlehm, Madge Olllnger and Ella Gardi ner.' Ths attraction at' ths Krug theater for ths last half of the week, opening Thurs day night, will be ths farce-comedy, "Where is Cobb?" This is a new piece' of nonsense, having been produced only about two months ago, and Its mission is merely to make people laugh. "Cobb" has been seen in Denver, Salt Lake City, St. Louis and other western cities. There are nu merous specialties In ths production, all of which ars said to bs of a high order. There will be only one matinee of "Cobb," and that will be next Saturday afternoon. Franclsca Redding, ths popular come dienne, supported by her own company, will present a sketch entitled. "The Cattle Queen" at ths Orpheum for the week com mencing with a matinee today. It was written expressly for her by Will M. Cresssy. Falk and Simon ars a pair of versatile instrumentallats, who intermix their music with 111 tie unique comedy of their own. A skit of the rapid-fire con versational order will constitute the offer ing of llinea and Remington. The Panger trio, contortionists, after an absence of several years touring Europe, return with some new bualneas added to their "stunt-" They-see known as "ths parlor gymnasts." Mrs. Carl Panger will render their musical acccuipanlincula, "A Freucn Frspi" ts what Taulo and Dlka Call their act. They are operatic singers. Alexus Is billed as "The Great." his claim to this title among his guild being based on his ability to do daring snd clever things on unlcycles and bicycles. One of his best feats, and one never attempted here before, Is a somer sault while mounted on a wheel. Rosa Lee Tyler, the "creole nightingale," will be another of the vocal cards. Entirely hew motion pictures will be projected by the klnndrnme. GosbIb) from stasjelaad. Edwin Milton Royle and So'ln Fetter Royle sre "resting'' In New York Just now. Now there Is talk of the Orpheum Cir cuit comnnny putting up a thetr a. St. Joseph. That ts Just what the town needi. One of Anna Held s chorus girls mistook a bottle of carbolic acid for a face lotion and applied It freely. Bhe may lose her eyeslgh t. Rlcnard Mansfield promises to give his first performance of "Ivan the Terrible" In Chicago after he haa presented "Old H oldlr berg." E. H. Pothern has concluded his engage ment In New York, and on tomorrow will commence his tour of the central west in "The Proud Prince." When Virginia Harned returns to New York she will begin a long engagement nt the Criterion In her husband's play, "The Light that Lies in Woman's Eyes." "The Girl from Kay's," the latest of the Iindon Gaiety exnortattons to New York, Is called vulgar and said to lack in every thing but broadly suggestive lines. "The Prince of Pllsen" has msHo a hi hit on the coast. At San KrancUco Jews uanoy was almoit an big a man aa the so cialist mayor during his stay In the city. MUSIC AND MUSICIANS It Is a good thing for Omaha musically that Mr. Willis, Secretary, and, in fact, gen eral manager and commander-in-chief of the Young Men's Christian association, la a musician, for In his course of entertain ments he Is In the habit of presenting to us every year a concert Company of the very best rank and composed of artists of distinct reputation.' This year he pre sented to us Mme. Suzanne Adams, soprano; Mr. George Crampton, basso; Mr. Karl Grlenauer, 'cellist, and Mr. Stephens, pianist, at the Boyd last Monday. The concert was a most Interesting one, and, as It was .fully reviewed in The Bee the morning after, further comment thereupon, which was certainly a bright particular ooeaslon, is unnecessary here. But I would say a thing or two concerning the par ticipants, and more especially of ths two who Interested me most, Mr. Crampton and Mr. Grlenauer. .Mme. Adams' singing Is another indica tion that the line will bs more and mors distinctly drawn between tha two walks of the profession, ths concert and the operatic stage. Mme. Adams is an opera singer pure and simple, Just like Nordics, et si. Bhe does things which are not considered compatible with artlstlo achievement on ths concert stage. With the concomitants of scenery, costumes, calcium lights, snd all those other things which go to make up the presentation of an opera the details of singing are oft-times unnoticed In ths general effect. But when ons comes upon the concert stage In other words, when one sings in concert or oratorio there is nothing to detract from the clear analysis of the art of singing, pure and simple, as set forth or not set forth by the singer.' In opera the too prevalent aspiration of the singer Is to "catch the audience" by some vocal trick, a prolonged high tone, a terrific fortissimo or some other pyrotech nlcal effect. Ths trend of the modern opera is to make actors and actresses, not sinters, therefore I contend that the line will be more and more sternly drawn and In a few years you and I will look' for1 ."singers," as "singers," upon the. concert' and. oratorio programs and opera singers, out of opera, will be a thing of ths past. Ons cannot be both. Mme. Adams' "Mezza voce" (not Mesio voce, aa accidentally appeared In the crit ique of the concert) is lamentably weak, and why? Because It Is seldom used In opera, where noise, or, to put ft mildly, a strenuous tone. Is considered an essen tial. And yet I hays a very distinct recol lection of a beautiful "singing" presenta tion of the "Nozze dl Figaro" (Mozart) some years ago, in the Auditorium at Chi cago, when Mme. Emma Eames sang so exquisitely ths part of the "Contesss." This "Mezza vocs." What is It? In Grove's dictionary, which Is ths authority, I find that It means "with ' restrained fores." That la to ssy. with the energy of ths tons kept well In bounds, not let out lavishly, and, ot course, not pushed or pressed out. Now, Mr. Crampton Is a good example of a good concert singer, Who uses his voice well, who does not push, or press, or force his voice out Especially was thla the case In his "Still in the Night," by Frani Abt. His voice Is beautiful at all times, and It does not change its placing every bar, nor does he keep it pushed into a certain place all the time. His lowest and highest tones were absolutely easy, and graceful and In tense, as waa evidenced by ths cloae atten tion which was paid to his work by the large audience which filled ths Boyd, from orchestra to chandelier. I had the honor of a visit from him ths day after ths concert, (I never like to meet these people before) and I asked him, "To what do you attribute your distinct com mand of your voice?" and the answer came prompt and decisive, "To my under standing of the breath. I had a teacher ones, who fixed that tor me. and when that was done, everything else came easy." Mr. Crampton is a very young man. Just a little over 30, gifted, unspoiled and atudlous. He has had profitable and prominent en gagements In this country, for seasons past, and he has a brilliant future awaiting him. He will be ons of the leaders In his line of work in ths American ranks of concert artists. If he stays here. Mr. Crampton was born In historic old Londonderry, In Ireland, so that hs comes by his tempera ment and emotional singing naturally. His early training waa In some ot the great church choirs of England. Mr. Kurl Grlenauer, wizard of the 'cello, with a tone of pathos and beauty, ranging from the sobbing of the pines In ths forest, (as the poets insist) to tin "lovely laugh ing water." He Is surely an artist, in every mood, In every turn, In every particular. He Is of Vienna, and he loves Vienna al most as well as he does his old 'cello, a genuine Amatl, which he honors "on ac count of Its old Age, If for nothing else," It having seen over K0 birthdays, according to Its former owners. Hs played for me many beautiful things and In. each one of them his tons was something phenomenal. We discussed the question of "concert stars and opera stars; their place and sta tion," and in response to my question "Why do not ths so-called great singers, ever give In their concert programs, an ex ample of ths pure song style, for Instance ths compositions of Robert Franz, Schu mann, Schubert, Brahms, or thoae exquis ite snd tender and beautiful writings of Messenet, Lalo, Berlioz, Saint-Saena, and others of that poetical, sentiment-born French school Instead of Inane and empty English ballads?" hs replied, with his native and charming artlstlo enthusiasm, and keen Insight, "Ah, my dear air. they must have what you call ths 'clapping,' they must have the 'clapping.' or elas they ars not satisfied, and the good, tha true, the beautiful things do not get that. No! No!" And I thought a while. Mr, Jottyb. G&bia gave a very Interesting 2amf?immmimmmmmmmmTOimmimK OMAHA PROOF F. 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