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ROUilDTIIETIIEATERS sYda Rehan In Two Great Roles . - at Hooley's. -V- ARTISTE OF IMPORTANCE -Held by the Enemy" at the Great ' -. Northern. '. :- asb.eaaadoaa'' Se "An Eitmr th KIbb" at Hpkli'-.' . Kitki mi TciaMit." 1 Plnero's play. "Th Maglatrate," which U to be don by Augustla Daly' company on Monday and Thursday evenings, la a muter-- jlec In recent English comedy writing. .The plot la developed In the clever way that : ra established Plnero's name a the leading playwiiter of the present time. The dialogue nurVliii with wit and dellehtful humor. J 1 nlava 4ha nf Aa,,h.. Pab rt the remarried widow, who. at the age ol " i5, has married Aeneaa Posket, a London -- police court magistrate, and has cot herself '-' Into complications by telling him that she was gtnly SO, while her son Is really 1 years - pld (whom she reprouents to bo 14). In the rut am William Owen.. Charles Rlckmtn. -Mrs. Gilbert. Miss Lewis, Miss Perry. Miss . .Convere, Wilfred Clarke. Tyrone Power, and . " Sidney Herbert.- .- s . - - Miss Rehan's embodiment of Katherine (which she will play) goes into theatrical . history as one of the few great dramatic creations of our time which will be remem : Ibered hereafter as people remember Fanny .Kemble In Julia, Ellen Tree In Beatrice, C)mrnt t m Onaltman - In OuMn TTatharina. or -Ellen Terry in Ophelia. : Such, at least. Is j th Judgment of many Teteran. obserrera of . he stage, as well in England, France, and Germany as In' America. . Particular dis-';" qulsitioa on Miss Kenan's acting la not at 4 Xhls time required. She is a favorite and is ' held In the highest public esteem. On the ., ppenlng of her second week she will give . fmm a MDM.Itnil " Ti of the moment Is fulfilled in directing nar- -- involve the elements of genlus.beauty.dlgnlty -nn T a at raw n'nav l iiiiatMTat on.,- haat ions and the best achievements of the theater. - They are worthy of a Tefined stage " &nd an intellectual community.- They are in . in nignesi aegree meritorious, ana persons - svno neglect to see tnem will lose an op-' . portunity of enjoyment and Improvement, and , thus provide themselves with a reason for future regret. - - - -. - .r ----- . .- . . GRXVAT NORTHERN . " -William Gniette-a vw nlmr "H1A 1,-w Mc - V Enemy," will be presented ft the Great . Northern theater tonight.' Ita success at the same theater on a former occasion warrants iu mMUMnnt in makinff a wnnuiurtinn: - Th record of the piece la that of one of the most successful of its class, and In It Mr. . Gillette's genius Is perhaps bettei shown than " In any of hia later works. It is strong In dramatic climaxes, and its pathetic Incidents ':" comedy situations have been seen In the con- aessed ' - in - the. - play. : Theodore Htm ' for the part of tbe doughty old war rior, Major General Stamburg. The part or ' Colonel Charles iPrescott will be port ray el fcy William Beach. . Miss Sarah Truaz wUI play Rachael MeCreery, and Misa Ftankie w'Kaymond the part of Susan.. The faithful eld negro. Uncle Rufus, will be enacted by , Wash -.Melville, who scored heavily In the v forme production of the "piece at the Great . Northern. Others members in the jcast will be: Jimmctt C Xing. Lortn. J. Howard, Guy ' feate Pest fYnWIttv Clinton Edward H. ';'ThTr. Ham DulL John P. Carroll. Willard "V Bowman, and Miss Florence Gerald. Matl--rcee will be given as usual Wednesday and -.' Saturday, and a special performance will bo , (ITC SI. utrgrnuou hit iwuivrrw, j ' r- wyickzr's. '- I -v': The attendance at McVlcker's, where Shen- andoah is on the top wave of a tremendous v-success, continues immense! The house has 'lL been sold out for every performance during the past two weeks. The sale for the next - two weeks Indicates big success for some time '( to come; This drama of love, romance, and ; war Is decidedly popular at the present time. whan our own soldier bovs are denarting dally : for the front, and it la not surprising that the house -Is mled to Its nightly capacity witn . .- many reasons tor mis euaueu mua Burjptcin. revival of Interest in "Shenandoah." The - ' play is superbly mounted, well cast, and Is - the most pretentious productions, ine re- - acU like a soldier and plays at love aa It he meant It.--Mary Hampton, fiannexte uom- ' ; stock, and others In this remarkable cast give ,- ' blm splendid support. It is undoubtedly the - best production of "Snenandoan" ever given In this country, and. as there are no signs yet -"of decreasing popularity. It Is. sure to run a - long time. A special matinee will be given on Decoration day- , - ' : -'" '' HCPKINS'. . -"" ' ", till..J.I.. r.n. Dont-lti. Will fill! .. week offer av revival of the delightfully pic "" tiiFMuiuo and romantic nlav. "An Enemy to : -,, tho-Klng." which had been presented In Chi cago by Jdr. e. h, Eotnera ana nis poweriui : company with pronounced success. ; -rM..The east. It'tst- claimed,- Is particularly V ; beyond anything yet attempted In this field . . . rT'l. I I Intlaa wl, 1, (- lnar heroism, swords leaping from scabbards at aliirhtfst nrovocation. and a Keneral air or romance, youth. love, and war wnlcn come as pleasant Changes In these less poetic if ' more practical nineteenth century days. The '-" Journalist and critic, has handled the mater- '-' lal in a rooet fleiigntrui ana interesting man- j blllty in many of the situations, an air of reality and seriousness of purpose gives the v story a convincing impressivesess. A strong Jupplemental bill has been prepared, mciua-na- the bloxraph with new war pictures. : 1 . Hia m t.aM Mf MfllllaV THItdp.1 CJUaB W1U SIUUI, m Kau v. yvy ra. comedians, and a-long list of specialties. One , of the important vauaevme-events 01 me season will he tbe testimonial benefit to be tendered Miss May Hosmer. leading lady noon and evening,-nearly a hundred of he ' most prominent vaudeville people in this scc- tlon having VQlunteered. . , ; . . .'." ."' .- OLYMPIC. ' Beatrice Moreland, the well-kncwa legltl 'ziate comedienne, who was for several sea ' sons leading lady with Sol Smith Russell, and also with Rose Coghian. is announced as the current star attraction t the' Olymplo in a new comedietta, entitled "A Game of Golf." . The little play is by George M. Cohan, and it hit in New York reeBtlT on the orruion of , Miss Moreland's vaudevilie debut. Waterbury - broJiers and Tenny are a high class musical - trio; Harris and Walters will oiler their hilarious farce. '"X-Ray piscloiures," and the t-o Kibbei Vill elve burlesaue imitation The Quaker City quartet furnisXegk repertory , - 6f vocal and instrumental music, and Qla Hayden. the gifted young contralto, will '. be heard in new descriptive ballads. Gra tis Emmelt, Hayden and Hetherton. Frank You n?. Mabel Hazelton, Kamochl and little Tony, Lizzie McKeerer, and others will coc . tribute specialties. r " ACADKMT. . ! . Lincoln J. Carter announces a production of "Knobs o' Tenneuee," a new melodrama ty Hal Reld. at the Academy of Music today i6Jid tomorrow. mtlcee$ and evening,-. The author has taken Indents in the lives of a moonshiner it umlljr as tbe basin ef an in- . te.-rsUas plot. The scenes are; laid in the mountainous region of Tennessee, and a'.I the characters are somewhat novel to the stage. The piece it to be presented with new scenery. and Mr. Carter has engaged an adequate company for Its Interpretation. Hal Reid, the author, and Mlao Margaret Elsmere will have the principal parts, . - - ' UXCOZlV. - ",-The last performances of the season at the Lincoln theater will be given today and tomorrow, and this will be an opportunity for those who have enjoytd tbe attractions furnished by Manager Hutton during the season to show their appreciation, as his annual symposium takes place today. This afternoon that powerful play, "An Innocent Sinner," with - Lawrence Mars ton, Franc Hamilton,' Iutse Mitchell. - and other competent people will be the attraction. This evening a big bill of vaudeville. Including such talent as Mary Marble of "Milk, White Flag" company, Charles A. Gardner, John D. Gilbert, Margarita Ferguson, Cashman and Newcomb, Herman Delete!, assisted by Otto R eh born of - the Splerllng quartet; Louis Amato. 'cellist of the Thomas orchestra, and boats or others. Charles Qulnn will augment his orchestra to eighteen pieces, and a bril liant affair la assured. Monday, May SO, Decoration day, "An Innocent Sinner" will be presented, matinee and night, and the theater will then be dark until the fall season. - MASONIC TEMPLE ROOF THEATER. While no radical changes have been made upon the interior of the Masonic Temple Roof thester, the patrons of that popular summer amusement place will find it very much Im proved In appearance since last season when It opens for the summer of 189$ on 8unday night next. The changed appenranee of the interior will be duo to the manaer in which It la being profusely decorated and to Its generally freshened appearance, after a ten days' work ot renovation. Practically, therefore. the theater will commence the season in a brand new garb, and there will be plenty to please tbe eye, as well as to delight the oar. Among the attractions engaged for the season are: Paulino Hall, Paplnta, Lew Dockstader, Ezra Kendall. Mary Norman. Josephine Babel, Press . Eldl-ldge. George Fuller Golden, and ethers equally attractive. The top-liners tor the opening bill are Mme. Rombello and Lot- ta Gladstone. Others on the bUl are Adel- man and Lows, Reno and Richards, Valmort. La Petite Adelaide. Jones, Grant, and Jones. and the Verdi trio. . - . - -;- :.? - CHICAGO OPERA-HOUSE. -: .' Clifford and Huth head the list of vaude ville stars at the Chicago opera-house, with their new sketch, "The Dude's Visit." Mu sical Dale, the clever Instrumentalist, -will render selections on his bamboo bells, -Sam. Kitty, and Clara Morton have an Irish com edy,- and Kitty Wolf and Grace Cummings will be factors In the fun-making with their singing saetcn. An Ideal airi." Post and Clinton, character comedians; Ramsa and Arno. acrobatic comedy; Lorenzo and Allen. all-round dancers; Prince Satsnma, the vet eran Juggler, and McCloud and Melville. In a harp song and dance act. will be prominent. Others are the athletic Mendosa sisters. Fields and Banna, the Fan sons, Roasley and Lee. William Robinson, and Howard and Ma- reno.- - ' -.r - - '- ". .- HATMARKET. V-Charles T. Ellis, the well-known singing comedian. - and Clara. Moore, the: favorite Irish character comedienne, lead at the Hay-market In ."Mrs. Hogan'r Music Teacher." Ullle Western, the versatile musician, will be a popular contributor. Howard and Emer son will give songa, illustrated with moving pictures, trarrie jszter. serio-comic vocalist; Brown and Harrison, In character sketch; Eddie Moore, dancing comedian; Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Neuville, in a series of bright and amusing dramatic travesties: McCloud and Melville. In a novel harp song and dance act. and Douglaa and Ford, In an eccentric dancing specialty, are the principal people down for turns. Some other are Ada Morgan, the Booming trio. May Gennell. John Galfney, Cicero Reed and son. Doc Sayles. and the Munsoa sisters. - - ' - ALHAMBRA. " ."' Thai thrilling and patriotic naval drama. TJnder th Dome," will be the attraction at the Alhambra theater for four performancts Sunday matinee and night and Monday (Decoration" day) matinee and night. This attraction will close th present season at the 'Alhambra." Among th grand scenic fea tures In 'Under the Dome" are th illuminated view of th Capital building at Washington, the trip by ferry-boat from Jersey City to New York, showing the ever-increas ing number and also of the lights as they approach th dock.- Th greatest seen showa the destruction of th United Bute flagship Trenton In th terrible hurricane off the Samoan Islands,- where three American and three German ships went to their doom. j " SAM JACK'S SHOW. . ' C "Th Model" continues the leading attrac tion at tn Jack's ahow. This is the last week ot TroJa. Miles. Trouvctte, Rlgolette, Sarpolette, and Pignonette, from the Casino de Paris, will present a neve) and sensational act.- ; , - ' - - - ' " - THE XUSETJK- -'' . ; ' " Th Clark Street museum will present on of th moat Interesting feature ef th season In J. H. Burtraurl, on of the survivor of the Ill-fated battle-ship Maine, which was blown up In Havana harbor the night of Feb. 15. Mr. Burtraurl was quartermaster. first-class, of the ship, and was terribly hurt In the explosion. He lay in the hospital at Key West nearly two months, and was then sent to Brooklyn. Being unfitted for further .duty, he was given aa honorable discharge, which he carries with him, and a pension. He will tell la his own way th story ot the great naval disaster and of his experiences on the night ef Feb. 15. Other features of the week will be. little Haze) Dean the chUd mental wonder; "Hl-KI," th man-eating gorilla; th 1 young "- women swimming and diving contests; Rosa and her Midway dancers.- - - - - THE CHUTES- ' t"" The popular sport "Shooting th Chutes" waa Inaugurated yesterday afternoon at the grounds, corner Kedsia avenue and Jackson boulevard. There will be dally vaudevilie performances and dally concerts, besides an increased number of side attractions, such a the merry-go-round, the African dodger, and tbe haunted swing. '. Vaudeville will be presented afternoons as well as evenings during the season. Engagements for the first week Include: Seamon and Monti, Miss Made line Hunt, De Vaney and Allen. Arnold and Gardner, and Nolan and Dolan. These per formers appeared at various city vaudeville houses last winter. Mr. E. P. Simpson Is In charge of the Chutes. . - , PRESS CLUB BEN Elf IT. At McVlcker's theater, on the afternoon of Thursday, June 9, the Chicago Press club will gire Its annual midsummer matinee. ' The entertainment Is given earlier than oaual this year In order to help in defraying the heavy expense of moving to the club's new and ele- rant Quarters, wnicn nave lust Been com pleted, and of furnishing them. The home of the Press ciud is now more eiegant man that of any similar organisation In the coun-' try. Besides the battle scene from "Shenan doah," there will be scenes from "Tbe Circus Girl" by the Daly company from Hooley's; "Pousse Cafe" and "The con-curers, oy the Weber and Fields company, from the Grand; "Paul Jones." from the Schiller, and a number of others. - GENERAL MENHON." " . Montreal Is to bwe a new theater. MrsrvFJske will rtvive 'Dlvorcons" June 6. CharlesCoghlan will he seen in Bulwer Lytton's "Money." Lionel Barrymoro wUib with Sol Smith Rufsell next season. - Hugh Quarles, formerly of the Columbia. Is to manage May Irwin next season. Mrs. Tom Thumb the original has gone to England with a theatrical company. - Grace Filklns Is ca!d to be negotiating for "A Puritan Ronlan-oe" for use next season. . Lottie GIIsoq this week return from abrcai. where she scored success la the music balls. William S. Harklns ha begun his annua', tour cf the Canad:aa provinces at t. Jiln, N. li. I.OTES BY THE WAY Financial Result of the Lambs' Gambol. ' THE COLUMDIA'O SEASON The Lata Edward Xlemenyi's Art . Collection. fioaa Good Resalts of Hepltlas Itoek Coaapaay Mis Rassell . . J- . - - Abress., . . - ?Th Lamb' Gambol" waa a fin top-notch-er forth final of th season, as th audiences at th Auditorium yesterday afternoon and 1 evening can testify. The receipts of the week were as follows: New York. $13,233.(0; Boston, $4.1J; Springfield, $2,395; Brooklyn. $1,751; Philadelphia, $7,286; Baltimore, $2,028; Washington, $5.24; Pittsburg. $7,002; Chicago, $16,135. Th entertainment Is considered elsewhere 1a this paper. Edouard Remenyl, th popular Hungarian violinist who expired on the stsge of the Orpheum, San Francisco, a fortnight age. will be burled today in New York. He waa before-th publle for forty- years, beginning his career as a mere boy. In 187S he retired, but restless activity soon Induced him to emerge, and sine - that Urn he has circumnavigated the glob several times and visited many lands, where the violin waa a novelty. While he waa on of th moat popular violinists . of th day and on of th moat widely known, he never attained rank aa a virtuoeo. It is said hia salary during hia musical season ranged from $250 to $350 per week, but he left nothing la th way of an estate,, his two 8tradlvarius violin probably being th most Important assets. An Invalid wife and a rather extravagant family absorbed his Income, for - he waa modest and abstemious la his way of living.. . His change to the vaudeville stage was duo to the salary of $500 per week, which seemed to offer a chance to4 recoup his fortunes and redeem a number of valuable picture that he had In th Art Institute In this city. Remenyl waa a sort of musical pioneer, and his nam was a household word la many place woe re greater artist were unknown. He died happy and in tho. harness; , but it seem pitiful that be should not have been able to relieve himself of the financial embarrassments that seem to beset so many of th artistic temperament. -The startling new la wafted over the wire to the effect that at th conclusion of her engagement at th Winter Garden, at Berlin, next autumn. Mis Lillian Russell will give fifteen performance at St. Petersburg and flv at Moscow. Tho nam modest authority states that ah will get "something mere than $2,000 per week, a well as her traveling expenses." Fortunately ah has given out the figure before the Russian press censor had a chance to remark: - "la nle lloublloa." - - . - - - : 0 ' ..'.; -J- ' ' -Mason Mltchel and Duncan Harrison have enlisted. Evidently th member ot th strategy board are not aware of this, or their resignation would have been handed to tho President before this news brok out. , . -v , . . -. : " :' , 'It is rather remarkable what can be accomplished In th matter of dramatic representation at cheap prices. " At the popular tn-twenty-and-thirty" schedule. Colonel Hopkins has managed to present such plays as "Shenandoah." "Held by tho Enemy," "Charity Ball." "Men and Women." "Little Lord Fountleroy," and "Aa Enemy of the King." - The royalty en thee play range from $350 to $750 per week, which adds a very Important Item to the revivals, aside from the scenic environment and costume. The actor possibly do not count for so much. Th Industry of a eontlnuousxactor or actress 1 something to wonder at and. commend in these days, when th ordinary Thespian ts content to learn on -or twe parts a season. Th new stag manager at Hopkins', Walter Craven, has been doing excellent work with th really good material la tbe stock com- -; - - It is a pleasure to remark that Julia Arthur has finally made up her mind and will return to the stag next' season. Thus advised, her brother Arthur, who la also her manager, is going ahead with booking. . Miss Arthur has not dropped her Shakespearian Idea and will give a series of th immortal poet's play. Meanwhile she is resting quietly at her country homo near Boston. Her beautiful horn present a tempting target for any Spanish warship that might happen to be coastingdown that way, but it is to be hoped th belligerent Spaniards will pas th shining mark in this instance. , Th Columbia theater dosed its door last night for. th regular season of 1897-aS. "Th French Maid" concluded a very successful three weeks' engagement. Tho past season has la every way been nlghly successful, and Manager Will J. Davis states that It has been one of tho most successful In the history of the theater. There Is some talk of a, supplementary summer season, which will most likely begin some time in June. Tho regular season of 1898-89 will not begin until August. It Is the intention of Messrs. Hayman A Davis to eontin( the same policy mapped out for the Columbia theater throughout next season that haa marked tho one lust concluded. There are several productions which bare net been seen In Chicago, and some which hav not been seen anywhere outside- of New York. - already booked.- Mr. Hayman is now in Europe, and may bring back -some novelties from there. A resume of the peat season la the Columbia theater will show that but sixteen attractions occupied tho forty weeks. This goes to show that attractions are not plentiful, and that Chicago can easily stand engagements of two, three, four, and fire weeks. Most of tho engagements were tor three weeks, one or two for four, and several for two. The only week attractions that the Columbia had the past season waa "Th Heart of Maryland" and Shannon and Kelcey. The other attractions were "My Friend from India." "Jack and the Beanstalk." "Man from Mexico," Julia Marlowe. "Whirl of the Town." Lillian Russell. Delia Fox, and Jeff D Ad gel is, "Round of Pleasure," DeWolf Hopper. "The Bell of New York." "What Happened to Jones," "Sign of the Cross." "Never Again." May Irwin, and "Tbe French Maid." . THEATRICAL NOTE 3. ' James O'Neill has settled down for the summer at hia beautiful homo In New Lon don. Conn. Miss MarieBurroughs haa been engaged by Stuart Robson as leading lady for his company next season. , Minnie Maddcrn Flake is In the third month of her . engagement at the Fifth Avenue theater. New York. . George A. Fair, manager of the Schiller, Is proprietor or the lrvingwood hotel, at Dele van Lake. Wis- . Frederick Paulding haa scored a great suc cess on the Pacific coast and may conclude to locate In San Francisco. , . "The Telephone Girl." with Louis Mann and Clara Lipman, have captured Boston at the Hollls Street theater. ' Madeline Bouton is to 'marry a German baron. If this is true her retirement from the stage will probably be brief. Lawrence Hanley Is to open a dramatic school In 8t. Louis. At present Guy Lindsay la successfully fining that field. Anna Held hastens to announce that she la pur friend. Anna understands th art of kep- Ing In touch with her audiences. Washington Post. - It Is not improbable that Mrx'.jcVa will be seen here next season In "King John. 1 haa long been her ambition to appear In the role of Constance. . E'-I'.i Proctor Otis baa maJe a successful vauJevile srpearance la the East In "hlj Milliner's II." la. hi.h she 1 assisted by ThccJore iiabcock. - Th Kelcey-Shaauon company. In "Th Moth and the Flime," at the Lyceura theater, aignallxed the CfMeth night of tbe New York engagement laat WedneaJay. "Willi Collier will la all probability produce his new comedy about the rclJ.ile of next January during his engagement in San Francisco. It enjoys the odd title of "Mr. Smooth." Harry Askln'a new summer venture, "Around the Town." opened last night at the Tremoat theater. Boston. John E. He nab aw, Cathertn Llnyard. and KitUs Mitchell are in the cast. ' . Burr Mcintosh haa recovered judgment for $3,000 against Miner Brooks. They agreed to star him two years ago and went back ca their contract. Burr ued and was awarded the tidy thousands. - Ros Coghlaa mad her vaudeville debut last week in a new comedy-drama entitled "Washington' Surrender." Miss Coghlaa Impersonates tbe widow to whom the father of his country capitulated. . "Th Lady Slavy" succeeded "The Telephone Girl" at th Walnut 8treet theater, Philadelphia, and is reported to hav carried th Quaker city by storm. Tbe new cast. It 1 claimed, surpasses th original one. Rumor haa it that old Unci John dlsler of Cleveland will return to the stage next season as a member of Joseph Haworth' company. His Polonius waa considered the test on th American stage years ago. Thomai W. Keene, the tragedian, brought hi season to a sudden clos in Montreal last Tuesday and returned to his home in Castle-ton, 8. I. It is understood he is suffering from appendicitis, and may undergo aa operation. Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemen) I announced to be at work on an English adaptation of Langman's German comedy. "Bar: el Saraser," which will be produced . simultaneously la America and in London In the autumn. . - .: '. - -- - . Arrangement hav been made for a special Decoration day bill at Hopkins', both afternoon and evening performances, commencing an hour earlier than usual, and several appropriate features have been engaged for tho oocaaion. - "The Bell of New York" U la It ninth week at the Shaftesbury theater. London, the Casino's English sister house. Th annals of British amusements are believed to be without a parallel of the instant, naouallfied popularity of th production. . , Th Kelso pchool announces a pupils' dra matic recital by Misa Mary Carr at Handtl hall Saturday afternoon. Miss Carr will be a sal ted by Mtas Mary Wilson, pianist, and Miss Beatrice Rice and Mrs. Lou-See berg, vocalist. " Fiv ef th lata pat Rooney' children are on the stage. Katie waa in Frisco last week and Pat and Mattu, a ahapely and pretty girt, danced at Keith's. Philadelphia. Pat and Mattte. so fsr as dancing la concerned, are veritable chips , ot the old block. Mrs. Rooney is living. Th builder are ready to begin work en th new Colonial theater on Sixty-Fifth street,- near th Boulevard, New York city. The architecture and decoration will bo entirely in colonial style. There will be four boxes la the orchestra, and tea In th balcony. The capacity of th house will be 1.400, and Louis Waldron will be th manager. The Alhambra will close it season with "Under th Dome" oa Decoration day. WUI H. Barry will again have the management of th theater next easoa. and will reopen the bouse about Aug. 15. During th summer months Mr. Barry will manage Pain's pyrotechnic display and military spectacle, entitled "Cuba." which will be produced la Omaha and Chleago.-" w Th repertoire of th company headed by Louis James. Frederick Warde. and Mm. Rhea will Include "Hamlet." "Macbeth." and "Othello." Tho revival on which th managers propose spending th most money and pains la "Tho School for Scandal.'' Jam appearing as Cbarle Surface, Ward as Joseph, and Rhea as Lady Teazle. - . ' "Th Wickedest la Paris" is the title of the new comedy-Henry Guy Carletoa has written for tbe "My Friend from India" original cast, including Frederick Bond, Mir Vokes. Ed ward & Abeie. Helen Retmer. It la said in defense that the story Is not shocking s th name suggests. " It will be put oa the road tbe middle- of September' and produced la Near York th following month. " 8osman and Landla are stocking with scenery a new opera-house at Canton. Fulton county. 111. Th cost of building i about $30,000. and it will bo opened Sept. 19; also Derthlck opera-house. Belvidere. 111. - Cost. $23,000. Opens Sept- 1. Th same nrm aav shipped complete stock-of new scenery to Peak's Island theater. Portland. Me. .They com to Chicago treoa "way dwa la Maine." Amoni the many aw star to be launched next season la Charles Bigelow. who has bee a th principal comedian la several Rice pro ductions, notably The' French Maid." Bige low is with that musical comedy now. but when its popularity begins to wane ho Is to return to New York and make preparations for his stellar tour. He Is te be under the management of Charles E. Evan of th Herald Square theater. Mia Alice Trudell of th Shenandoah com pany is a Chicago girl, and la one of th cleverest little iagenuea in th prof essioa. She is seen in a decidedly colorless part in th big war play, but no part could be uninteresting whea played by such a sparkling ltttl actress, for she has plenty of vivacity, sweet ness, and strength.. This 1 th first time Miss .Trudelie has ever played in her horn city, though she has made a marked success la some of th best Eastern productions. - "L Reve" (the Dream), book by Joaeph Herbert, music by Max Gabriel, was brought out at Koster A Blal's laat week, with Miss Adele Ritchie as Mile. Daublgne and Hero, and Thomas Green as Michel and Leander. Tbe Herald. New .York, aaid: "The piece Is a mere trifle, but unfortunately hardly of 'such stuff as dream are mad of Neither lines nor music show th lightness and delicacy of touch required for such a conceit: and the performance was lacking la daintiness. Th staging, however, waa very clever," David Belaaco write from London, strong ly denying the report that his new play will nave Ha original production in London. He ha had an offer t present the play In the English capital at the opening of the autumn season with Mr. Carter in the leading role; n baa declined It, however, and will present It in America first. If successful It will be taken to London in due course of time. Th new play ts said to be entirely different In atyle and character from "The Heart of Maryland." and will present Mre. Carter in a character entirely unlike any which she haa heretofore played. - Mr. Daly's production ot George Edwardes' greatest success, "The Circus Girl." has been one of th chief New York attraction this season. It is now playing before lsrgs audi encea at Daly a theater, and Is pronounced te be th best of all th musical comedies that hav been . Imported. Mr. Daly seems to have had his pick when he secured it In addition to his lucky hit with "The Geisha." "Th Circus Girl" Is employing a remarkable east. Virgin l Earle. Mabel Gllman. Yvette Vlolette, and Katherine Lewis are the bright particular stars among the women, ana some of the men are James rowers. Herbert uresn am. Cyril Scott. Frank Rush worth, and Jo seph Herbert. . When the Grand opera-house is opened June 5 everything will be new and bright and clean, for the house haa been put in an ex cellent state of repair, and all will be in read! cess for Weber and Fields, witn tneir im mense company of tuo-makers, to make their rppearance next Sunday night. Probably no other attraction has been more eagerly awaited or more curiously anticipated than thla one, tor it is the only company of Its kind in America and its home ts In hew York where It has always been supposed It would not leave. However, the management of the Grand proved most seductive, and we are to have theee mirth-provokers here for a limited stay. That Chisago will appreciate -this opportunity to see such clever fun presented by such an unusually excellent company ii already aasured by the heavy advance sale The company of 120 people wti) arrive ti-.e middle of this ue k. bringing wilh taem aul the accessories cf tho New York theater. In cludicv th-s little r'sr. which plays aa lm- portaLi part la tl.e "Con-Cwrers." The be?t known here In the cast are: We boy and Flel Is. mho were last urea here In a tio 'cviHo sketch;, f-ara Bernard. John T. Kelly. Charlie F.qsb a:.d Isabel I i rton, Peter Iai.v, and Gilbert Sarcy. Tie frstbin Wi.lbe Cafe" or "The Con-C irers." and durlr.j th f-r.ga.Trr-er.t a tur- ; r cf their ether troves, i ties wl.l te pre;-. :. :ci. uUgio ;.;:d go;:g A Popular Donbla Eill at the - Ccfcnisr. M1S3 MORTON, GANTUZZA The First Raiment Band Com-" ' cirt llusio la Omaha. Cssswtky's Recital Beaeflt for the Chlcas Baptist Hospital Carl Baagt'i Orektilra. The double bill of opera at th Schiller for popular price was evidently an enterprise In th right direction. Dorothy Morton' success in th role of Santuzsa has decided Manager Fair to continue the double bill. "Pinafore" and "Cavalerta Rustlcana." another week at the Schiller. The opera "Paul Jones." the piece in which Agnes Huntington concluded her career upon the operatic stage, 1 la preparation. OMAHA rrSTTVAL. The following arrangement enlists tbe Chicago orchestra and talent from this city la th Trans-Mississippi expoiltion at Omaha: - Juno 7 Brack's "Fair Ellen," expoiltion chorus; director, Mr. Tbomss Kelly. Soprano, Miss Anna Metealf. EL Louis; barytone. Mr. Charles W. Clark, Chicago. June 11 Stslners "Daughter of Jalrus." exposition chorus. Soprano, Mrs. Sophia Mar-kee. Bo i ton; tenor, Mr. Holmes Cowper, Chicago; bass. Mr. Edward Kuas. Chicago. June II Mendaliaohn s "Elijah." Apollo club, Chicago; director, Mf. William Torn! ins. Soprano. Miss Jennie Oshorn. Chicago; alto. Mrs. Katberlae Flak, New York; tenor. Mr. George Hamlin. Chicago; baas. Mr. Frank King Clark. Chicago; youth. Matter George Meader, Chicago. June 23 Gortng-Thomas' "Swan and Skylark" and "Messiah" Handel; director, Mr. William Tomllns. Apollo club, Chicago. - Soprano, Mias Helen Buckley, Chicago; alto. Miss Bessie Campbell. Chicago; tenor. Mr. George Hamlin. Chicago; bass, Mr. Frank King dark, Chicago. - June ti Haydn'a "Creation," and "Bar-bera Frltchle" Jules Jordan; director, Mr. Pontiui, Dubuque chorus; soprano. Mrs. Sophia Marks. Boston; alto. Miss Eatelle Ros. Chicago; tenor, Mr. Henry Stow; Chicago. June XT Cowen's "Rose Maiden." exposition chorus; soprano. Mis Jennie Osborn, Chicago; alto. Mis Mabel! Crawford. Chicago; tenor. Mr. Holme Cowper. Chicago; barytone. Mr. Charles W. Clark. Chicago. June 2 WUlard Patten'a "Itaiah." Minneapolis chorus; director. Mr. Wlllsrd Patten. Soprano, Mrs. Oenevlev Clark Wilson, Chicago: alto. Mrs. Katherine Flak. New. York; tenor. Mr. Frederick Car berry. Chicago; barytone, Mr. Charles W. Ustk. taicago. - BISMARCK GARDEN CO IT CERTS. Th Bismarck garden, which opened Its summer season laat night with Carl Bunge' reheat ra. aa th chief attraction, has under gone many change for th better sine last season. A large addition haa been maae us tho ground covered by tho resort, a new electric light plant put In. and many other improvements aav oeea nwi. iuwrw u4 bo a performance every evening, and a mat-Ineo on Sunday. Th programme for to night's concert la: March. "United States Cruiser Columbia,""- Bowman; overture. "Raymond "Tn Qoeen' becrei . ? nomas; "Happy Moments." characterisUo piece, Weias; "Spring Awakening." Bach; "War Cn r.t th Ran In Bine"" Laudendeau: overture. "WUllam Tell." Rossini; serenade. Moakowsky; waltz. "Danube Waves." lvan-owrt; Tb King of Franc - Bouaa: "RevaU-) A Lion" (Awakenlsg ot the Lion). Kont-sky: "Toreador at Andalouse." Rubinstein; gavott from "Mignon. inoma, "Marionette." Bold; march. "Twenty-Second Regiment," Gilmore. ' THE OHODOWSKT RECITAL, . Th eirhth and laat Godowsky recital In th nresent serie of educational recital of th Chicago conservatory will be given on Tuesday evening in Auditorium Recital halL The serie haa been remarkable for the artistic rvaAttioa of alahty-five works, represent ing th masterpieces in th literatur of the piano. Th programme for Tuesday evening Is: . Prelude end fugue, op. IS. No. 1 (E minor). Mendelssohn; variations on a theme by PagininU ep.-S5 (Book HI, Brahms; "Krelalerlana" (eight pieces), op. It, Schumann; "Daemmerucgsbldler," No. 1 (E flat), etade in sixths (E fiat), seherxlno. No. 1 (C mlnsrt. Arabesoue. barcaroll also, ikkiow- eky; two legends, a) "St- Paul Marching Over th Wave." (2) "St. Francis d'Assls Preaching to th Birds." Liszt; study la double note en Chopin' D flat raise, Rosenthal, overture. "Taunhauser." Wsgner- Liaxt- - . F(3xt-COBAN RELIEF JTTKTD. - . There will be a concert given at the Unity church, corner of Dearborn avenue and Wal ton niece, on Monday night for th benent ot th Cuban relief fuad. The progranta la a follow: "Asleep Adrem A wske , Saw yer- Vanderpool; "En trie De cortege," va- vuavrpwi, iun wvh . Brackets Linden ouartet. "Vln L" Ameri ca." Milliard. Mrs. Helen M. ConnUL "A Vision of War," Mrs, Laura uaaniy; organ accompaniment by Mrs. Crossby. "Minstrel Boy.'- Shelley, Linden quartet. "Tho Old Brigade." Barrt, J. Ellsworth Oroas.- "Com rade in Arms." Linden quartet; -iieiovea Columbia." Franxy Rles. Mrs. Langdon. "Songa of a Thousand year," Linden quar tet: "Sberlaana Kiae." Mrs. Laura uamiy; tableaux "TeaUng Tonight." Mr. Charle K. Adams and Linden quartet. "The Star Spangled Banner." Charles Adams and quartet, assisted by General Putnam camp, No. 1M. siao drums and fi?s. - - . - MILITARY CONCERT. - There will be a grand military concert by the First Regiment band of fifty pieces at the First regiment armory, Michigan avenue and Sixteenth street. Monday evening. June , the proceeds to be used In sending supplies to the boys in tno field ana caring tor ana maintaining th armory. MUSICAL MELANGE. George C Crager la to manage the Alice Neilson Opera company. Th Bostonlsns will open their next season In "Rob Roy" at Manhattan Beach Aug. 31. Mode Wlneman has been appointed a member ot the faculty of the Chicago consenra-torya Frederic W. Root Is the adjudicator of vocal contests at the Hutchinson (Kan.) musical Jubilee this week. , . The last rehearsal of the Jacobsohn Orchestral club will be held Monday evening In the Auditorium recital hall. Belle Thorae. who retired from the stage several years ago. haa returned, and appeared last week la New York la 'Tlj Beggar Student." Th eighth soiree and pupils' recital of the twentieth season of tbe BaUtka Academy ot Musical Art will be given Thursday evening In Kimball ball. Lulu Glaser apparently has not scored in the revival of "Ermlnle" at th Casino. Some paper fall to mention her; others long of Marie Jansen as Javotte. . Miss Lois Davldaon. pianist, and Miss Harriet Brynon, coprano, wlil give the CJth recital cf the Sherwood Tiaco school in the Sleiaway recital hall Tuesday evening. Fh H. BntLia and Mis M. Blanch TouIVe wlil give their fhTth recital Saturday, June 4, at the A'.henaeura. Sceaes frotn operas ty ilotart, Y.'eher, r.ort'.r.l, an) Verdi will te given. Ilo'mea Cowper, teror, rr'.'A ffll the fellow. I".g catts next ti.or.:b: "J.;.;.h." June 1, Lincoln; "Dau-Ver tf Jalrus." j-?ne IS. and "i..---? n," J---? : the c-.-v.h - 5 i. ltv 3 i.. i e C . a i .1 r i:.v::..i u:i Tirs:r ever-. . r. r. I jrlon II. AtwooJ, pi:; .1 cf h.r. i'TXLi. T. LirJ, afc;l.r.-;. The Chlca-'o conservatory s"no-ncci fcr the ml-Jle cf June a "ct;h!rta's r'.f rnooa" cf myth and fairy love," under the erection cf Hiss Katherine KnowI. The prcsrramrrie Includes scenes from "ii IJsumuier Kigkt's Dream." The Paris Figaro revives ths story (which may be true) that Verdi gets rid of tbe barrel organ plague by reding all the Instruments In his uelrhborbooj. At one time he Is said to hav tad clnety-fiv cf these instruments In his house. The annual examinations in the various departments of the America conservatory begin Friday, May 27, and continue through th following week. On Saturday. June 4, th conteeta In the various departments for prises la tbe shspe of gold and silver medsls will take place, A moat entertaining recital was given in Kimball rehearsal hail Saturday afternoon. May 21, by th dramatic and Delaart pupils of Mia Gertrude Lewis of the American eon-servstory. A one-act comedy, which closed the procrammo, was charmingly presented by the Mlsies Res and branscombe. Mrs. Minnie Fifh-Griffls, the well-known soprano, has been engaged by Manager Jacob LIU to sing '"The tfiar-Spangied Banner" during tbe matinee and evening performances at McVlcker's thester on Decoration day. The entire company will Join in tbe chorus. A nrutlcal will be given by Mrs. Ellen Woodward and Mrs. Eleanor Fisher, at ID l7 Dlversey boulevard. Wednesday evening June 1. --The assisting artists will bo Mr. Charles W. Clark. Mr. Max Kramm. Mrs. E. A. Bigelow, Miss Florence Kceler. and Mr. Charles Fulton. The Quadrangle club, Colversity of Chi cago, has re-engaged tbe-Spiertog quartet for a series of six concerts to be given next season. Th business of th quartet has ex panded to such a degree that in future a secretary will assume control of all such matters. Mr. P. V. R. Key haa been appointed to tbe position. , The management of the Chicago Musical college announces another addition to the eminent faculty of that institution. Adolf Bruno, th well-knowa young German composer and Instructor ef harmony and plaac, has been engaged aa an assistant teacher la th department ot musical theory, of which Dr. Louis Falk la director. William H. Sherwood will play at the commencement at St. Mary's school. Knoxvlll. I1L. Jca 17. at Washington (Pa.) seminary May 2. concerto with orchestra and recital a: th M. T. N. A. meeting la New York city In June, and I theCongress f Music at th Omaha exposition he will play a concerto with orchestra and give a recital. He will conduct tbe examination at th Toronto Conservatory of Music aad give a reclrai. . Tbe second annual benefit concert tendered to tbe Chicago Baptist hospital by Albert Hawthorne, the barytone, will bo held next Tuesday eveaing at th First Baptist church. Thirty-First street and South Park avenue. The proceed are to be devoted to the free bed fund of the hospitaL Among those who have volunteered their services are: Mme. Anna Weiss. Miss Anna Hudwcn. John York Alice. Mia Luc 11 Wheeler. Professor Havens, th Century quartet, and the Illinois quaiet. Tho ha meeting of tho season of th Lewis Violin club will bo held la Kimball rehearsal hall Wednesday afternoon. Juno L Miss Maude Peck has accepted a petition as -director of the piano department cf the So per School of Oratory. 8leiaway hall. Aa I well known la tho musical world. Miss Peck spent several - years abroad with Berth and Mosskowakl. and is first-prise student of th Royal conservatory in Dres den. - - Mis Ilan Engl write from Londoa: "I am to make my - first appearance at th opera Tuesday evening, the 17th. as Baucis. Am to sing at the Royal Theatrical Fund dinner the 19th, at the Press club; dowa at th Metropole en the 21st; also have a private concert at Mias Salting'a. Berkeley square, oa the 24th, aad In the Ganta great concert tor Jun 7. In which I am toting, tbe programme haa my name next to Fatti a. I feel highly honored." Tho late violinist. Remenyl (whoso real nama waa Hoffmann), bad aoaoe characteristics la common with that lawlesa author of "Th Gentle Art Cf Making Enemies," Mr. James Whistler, to wit. In a certain lawsuit the Victor Fletcher case be waa called to testify aa an expert. ' "You must understand, gentlemen." ho said, addressing the magistrate and the lawyers, "that my playing atould not be taken aa a test of tbelnstru-, meat.- I could make a very ordinary violin sound as well at a Stradivari ut." - - Turin is proud of Ita new organ, which lo- j eal papers claim to be th finest in Italy, If not la th world. . It is certainly gigantic, taking up 138 square meters, with a front of neary forty yards. There are 264 pipe and th motive power la supplied by atxteen bellows worked by gas. Theorgan waa built in Turin, and before being placed In the Church ot Santa Maria del Cuore will be used at th Turin exposition for a series of concerts by eminent organists from various countries, who have been invited to co-operate. "As writer in the London Dally Graphic has been collecting Information as to the recreations ot some leading musicians. Dr. Parry la a yachtsman, Mr. Cowen climbs. Sir Frederick Bridge fishea. the D Resxkes breed race horses. Mr. Blspham cycles. Mr. Ken-nerley Rumford la a cricketer, Mr. Watkia Mills, Mr. Kdward Lloyd. Mr. Norman Sal-mond. Mr. Piunket Greene, and Mr. Rutland Barringtoa golf, while Sir Walter Parratt delights In chess. The writer was probably a golf player. . . The music for Memorial day services at the First Methodist Episcopal church this morning is: "American National Hymn." "Cover Them Over." "Star Spangled Banner." The evening' programme Is: "Th Blue and Gray." "Our Flag." "Sleep, Soldier, Sleep." "Tramp. Tramp.- Trams.'' "Tenting Tonight." Tbe quartet Is as follows: Martha A. Fallls, aoprano; Ida L. Clason. alto; 8. IX. Ebersole. tenor; Carl .V. Casa. bass. Th ladiea of th quartet are better known as the Perry sisters, and are daughters of Lieutenant William V. Perry, Twenty-Ninth Wisconsin volunteer. - The Chicago Mandolin club at Steinway hall Ms Monday evening elected tho following officers" to serve during the season cf 1SSS-99: President. F. P. Kennedy; first vice president, F. J. Burke; second vloe president. Mrs. W. P. SUaon; secretary, C A. Curry; treasurer. Miss Louisa Caaa; dlrectora, 11. L. Wiley. Mlaa Beulah Page, and Miss Laura Bonfield. The season Just closed haa been the most suc cessful in the history ot the club, the Inter est ot the members being unflagging In tbe Study of their favorite inatrumenta. Their concert given in Central Music hall oc Sat ur day evening. May 14. was a great success, tbe playing of the club being universally praised for Ita smoothness, precision, end technique. aa well as fo rthe high grade of music ren dered. The club wlil return rehearsals on the first Monday In October. A Berlin critic, referring to the recent production of a new opera there, calls at tention to the fact that piano virtuosos seem ultimately to become operatic composers. and tbe name mentioned go to prove tbe truth ot this assumption. Weber and Meyerbeer are forgot ton as pianists la the fame of tbelr operas, and more modern Instance of a somolar development are to be found in th cases of Rubinstein. Moakowskl. D AI- btrt. and eves Paderewskt. who Is Just now at work on the composition ot an opera. The composer of the opera which suggested these reflections waa not only a pianist but a one-armed one Count Gcxa Zichy of Budapest. "Alar" Is the name of the new work which has already been heard at ICarlsruho and Budapest. The libretto of his opera was also written by this left-handed composer, who. If he rosKeaaed tbe usual number of hands, would ooubUeas have been a person of most herolo powers. He has traveled everywhere as a virtuoso, practically composing anew for the piano the works which his deformity uii not permit him to play as th:-y were written. The story la taken from aa old Hungarian legend dealing with th story cf a kni;ht who, feeling himself unworthy the love of either cf two women. j-e to the crus.iJe and returns to find that. thi2k..:g Lin CeaJ and thpmsH vc deerteJ. one tad k'.iel tcrs:f and tho Cher become a ctiu lie is lhn curJerei ty a fSTtr. Count Zicty'a lihrettj belonged to a period to whit too an;i-'.ie for the lovt-r of TcoJ.Tn o?ra, and fcts i;,u--:. alt not' "li It was Halnly a'etti-l ty the ru-thods c-f N.'ar-ner. cr-f.v 1 to c-'.hfr i' ; rr -!-a ta l' 1. .-.r; rs l.,n r : '. : i !: -. ... '. . : : c !'. it h -i t. -..1 i t 1 . i t . ;.:r...j f ii.e 1.1 the . Uc a c I i .3 : . ' i. ft ift4a-a I its Asxin. YOUNG AMERICAN VOICZ! E ar ah Bsmhaxdt's New Tl-r "Lysiajie." Das Deserts lyals Salat-Saeas te Visit Sooth Aaaerlca Mile. Oelsa. . "Zaxa" Is the title of Rejane's new p'ay. Duse canceled her Madrid engagements oa account of the war. Beerbokm Tree will commence his autumn with "King John." - Victor Hugo's "The Grandmother" will te performed at Parts. "La Fill de Mme. Aagot" Is to be elaborately revived la Paris la the sutumn. Leschetlttky. the well-known "teacher cf Padrrewikl, smoog others, talks of removing from Vienna to Berlla. Pioero's fare. "The Magistrate." vii cot successful la Paris, aad was withdrawn after a few performances at theCluay. Two America singers will be heard at the great Wagner festival at Covent Garden. j-xanne Adams and Marguerite Reid, each, in several performance. "Cyrano de Bergerac" will be glTen ia English In the autumn, follow lag tbe production ot "Macbeth" by Forbes Robertson acd Mrs. Patrick Campbell. Londoa is about to be bJ eased with Its rt "continuous performance" ahow. The experiment will be made at the Opera Comique ibea-ter. This may make some reduction la tbe profit ot music halts. - Forbes Roberts will produce "JYllens and Mellsaade" la London some time la June. There U also a possibility that he m"7 try a dramatisatioa of George Meredith a "Th Egotist." Delna took the step from the Opera Comique to the Grand Opera ia Paris w iih complete success, and her acting and airg'.rg aa Fide la "Lo Prophet" are said to hae ended all quesUoa aa to her capacity for th greater stage. A recent revival of "Adrieane Lecouvreur" at the Comedie franca .as was witnessed by Legouve. the author, ws Is now 1 yeara old. Th scenery wt-! th first act was painted for the original performance of maay years ago, Mari Tempesh, who has agaia become sn operatic fixture ia Lesdo. will hare tbe principal part .la the aew musical play to be produced at Daly's Leadoa theater aext Saturday. Mr. and Jin. Rui Why tali have beea entertained ia. Londoa by EUen Terry. Dumas' "Keaa" haa lately beea revived la Paris for the role of Kraius. a young romantic actor from Belgium, who. In eneef tbe cheaper theaters, has managed to acqcire a reputation, -t.it 9 r through his return tp tbe methods cf a older school thaa that which la eppermort ted ay. Dr. E. J. Hopklas. "the father of Englleh oganlsta." who has Jwst retired from tbe organ at Temple church. London, after a service of fifty-five years, sang as a chapel royal boy at th coronatioa of -William IV and sixty-six years later was a tenor ia the tbolr at the diamond Jubilee service at St. Paul a. SpanUh sympathy ia Vienna has taken the form of a aubscriptio opeaed tn that city to aid tho "defense" of Spain. The Spaa'.ab Ambassador announces that tn smailect roatrt-butiona will be thankfully received. A twre-fit performance will alio tee give for the object of charity, la watch Marcelia SfmbntlT will appear. - -..- , Hauptmana's "The Weavers" haa again been revived by Antoiae. aad even S-arcey said that tbe drama teemed to hae won a permanent place la tbe literature cf the French theater. A pTav baaed on the l-.'ecf Marabal .ey, aad called "ISIS." wiil be ito next at Actolae's theater. The last of the Mozart oneraa to be mount ed at Munich by Herr Poasart w&s "Tbe Magic Flute." and accounts ot the production aay that so far as its material beauties w ere concerned there has never been sen such a performance la Germany. Not only are the scenery and other details appropriate and homogeneous tn style, but they are said to no incomparably the fiaest that were ever en. Sarah' Bernhardt'a" aew tilav. "Lrviane Introduces her In the role of a widow, alihouch he is still young aad attractive. Aa old lover aavea her from two suitors of bad reputation, who are la search of her fortune. After misunderstanding his interference, she realizes the porposo of It and marries him. It is one of the slight, conventional plays which dominate the French stage today. . Ia honor of Johannes Brahms, wboee birth day was on the 7th ot this month, the citv council of Vienna haa named a public square aner aim. ine committee arc-ointed in Vienna aoon after his death to obtain funds for a Brahms monument has received ex pression of sympathy for the movement from near and far. and also a coctideraUe sum of money. The London season has produced so far one notably' successful debutante In Miss Su sanna Adams, who is aa American and a pa- -pll ot Marches!. She ia la no sense a dis covery of any one. but her debut three years ajro at the Grand Opera ia Paris rroved her to De a most promising artist. Since that time afae has been singing ia Italy. Marhci refers to ius Adams ia her reminlioenre. and her first semi-public appesranre waa made at One of the teacher's concerts. She was heard first la. London as Juliette. A dramatic poem la five arts.- entltW Mohammed der Prophet." by Otto ron dcr Pforten. was given for the flrwt time la Br- l:a la the-Theater Rcjai a few c.ghta acc. It was not a success. A local critic vaya of it: "Take the story of Mohammed tbe Pro phet, and tell It a little Incorrectly, some what ia ths sty! of Old Moore's Almanack: put your story then lato mlnerable dorserel rnymes. ana cna:iy ssw th whole lato t::i ot dialogue that ia tho drama of 'Moham med!' " Salnt-Saens la shortly to go -to Euccos Ayre sad reorganize the muiirsl cotrcrra-tory there and iaperintcad thwroduct:on cf hia "Samoa aad IW.Iah." tt which Tj-magno will a T rear. Ha baa left Bri m af-rr having completed arrangements for the rro- ductioa there of hU new ran;!? drama Urrr lo the summer. It is said ta be a rru: sr compositloa. The actors are to sr. it lines la rhythm with the music, and there w .. be a large chorus to illustrate tbe action cf the story, after the fashion of the old Crek cborui. Jean Rlchepla'a pottle drama. "Tbe Martyr." haa at lat been acted, aad wi:hov:t the success that was accorded to "The Way-far." Th drama was la tte posjfton cf th Comedie Francaite a loag time, arl w , , i' sea only wtea the author icsiatej that il be returned to hloa or be put cn the (tare. The p'.ee Is la five acta, and th martrr is. a bcauUful Romas patrician who fa. a la love with a Christian wtoca ate has tcucht ai a slave. Tte sceact of tbe l-ity paji ia tr ft.r-deni. la a lew drUking-houe, where the Christians aro compel! to meet for It r services, in the Catacombs ci.iir tha c:!y. 'n a room la ber haute, where ah vslr.'r ir.,s to Induce tb preacher to jleli to tfr love, and r.nally ia tho tribunal, wbi'.hrr '" as goao to seek a p&rdoa tor him. af rr he h.. beea cendemnej to dea'.haJoag::h U r--M cf the Christiana- The Lual cer, is i to I ? very ttriVlr.g. Wtiie she la prajic? f:r ! i f anion the cr of lie amp ht heater thre w ;i epea and th Chrisiiaa ts seea a ite ero-s. The F.orr.aa wemau sees the cor :tr.r-. : t c i bis fae. aud as Lis or-rupa Disss Vr."l . t t'.a aiLf'ng a i.r- ihscrk tt: :t i :. . tno. Is a Ctri'. : . I-.r..-. .l.i'- y ; ' C "w n t-y a g ' r. U i r. , ! vill her. aik-l ;-j;t:r fcense t tn t : c -; r : th cross oj h , h i.tr i-jver hr .-the thd fr.-:-i 1 - c-.i.ls .-.-- i i T'tvci.'iif. 'r-. -!y!fi.:. ; ". 1 " i .a'ttettvc-. ' - -1-; ':' i : - , i-.:t role.

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