Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 167, Ed. 1 Monday, March 20, 1911 Page: 4 of 8
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TH London Debut ol Edmund
Yktari the Gret Tragedian! "'
i A SUCCESS AND ITS PATHOS.
Th' Tearful Meeting With HU'Wife
After Hl Triumph otv tho Board?
Snubbing a Nobis Lord An English
Critio on Edwin Forrest's Macbeth.
Edmund Kcan'u Loudon debut was
amdo lu 1814 at a time when his
Saanctul "affairs were ut n very low
bb.' With his wife mid one child lie
"was lodging In an attic. Ills reception
bb Sliylock wns inost encouraging mid
fettering lu an almost frenzied -a
Mtasy lie rushed through tho wet to his
fcgmblo lodging sprang up the stulra
and threw open the door. Ills wife ran
to meet hlui. No words were required
his radiant cpuilterthncci told nil-
ami they mingled together tho first
tear of true happiness they had as yet
experienced to tbld her" of his proud
achlqvt'fnunt and lu i burst of exulta-
tion exclaimed. "Mary you shall ride
In your carriage ulul Charley my boy"
'taking thv c)ild fvuni the cradle and
Msing hlin-vc-u 'shall go to Eton
ad"--a sad reminiscence crossed his
Blind his Joy was overshadowed and
lie murmured In hrohenaccents "Oh.
that Howard" (his dead child) had lived
to see it J hut lie Is better where lie is"
Om the night of Edmund's first np
pcarance lis Rlchaid a group of Idle
actors In tho greenroom were discuss
teg his merits In anything but a liberal
spirit. "I understand said one with
aa elaborate .sneer "that he Is an ad
niruble harlequin." Bannister entered
at that moment overheard tho remark
and retorted "I am certain of that for
fee has Jumped over all our heads.'
It cenis that tho great tragedian
Bdmund Kenn. nnd Charles lncledon.
the popular Singer were one day walk-
Jfpa In Bond street whdn they nict
Iord Essex who bowed coldly to
Xan though -they were on terms of
The next day Kcnn found n note at
the theater from my lord desiring him
te call at his house. When there the
'SMtoleroan said to the tragedian. 'JMy
dear Kcan you will pardon me. You
know how greatly I admire your gen-
las but I wns surprised yesterday to
aee you lu company of that singing
saaa lncledon." "My lord." said
"Eleaa with (lashing eye. "Pray don't
xclte yohrself. now my dear Kcan"
Interrupted niy lord "but the respect
1 may .say reverence I have for your
wonderful genius prompts me to
apeak thus." "Lord Essex" cried
Kcan drawing himself np and casting
a "withering glance at his noble patron
""twelve years ugo tny family were In
-want of bread and Charles lncledon
y friend supplied the raeaas to pro-
cure It aUd whetl Edmund Kcan for.
gets his friends may God forgot hlnl.'
And from that hour the two inen never'
Kcan. from early manhood had an
latcrnnl complaint for which he had
always' bcfl.n his own physician and
prescribed that sovereign balm called
hrany" Jfrom which It generally
found relief and nt least It always
proved an alternative. While travel-
ing from London to Belfast on quit-
ting the coach at Donegal Arms he
missed his sovereign balm and lie .call-
ed out to the Irish waiter to search the
lately abdicated vehicular conveyance
as he had left his pocket pistol behind
The deVil a pistol cau I find." cried
the searching Hibernian "or nUytblug
else but this." producing the leather
covered charm. "Why that's It yoU
blockhead." exclaimed Kean. suiting
the action to th word nnd tasting to
toe convinced Pat scented the cordial
and laughing cried; "Do you call that
a. pistol sir? Why then faith though
I'm a peaceable man. I wouldn't mind
standing a shot Or two of that pistol
'When Edwin Forrest went to Lon-
don he wns received In anything hut a
cordial way. One critic wrote:
"Our old friend Mr. Forrest afforded
great amusement to the public by his
performance of Macbeth on Frldny at
the Princess. Indeed our best coralp
actors do not often cxclto so great a
quantity of mirth. Tho change from
an Inaudible murmur io a thunder of
sound was enormous but the grand
feature was the combat In which ho
food scraping his sA-ord against that
cf Macduff. We were at a loss' to know
what this gesture meant until an en
Ugh toned cr'tlq In the gallery shouted
at -That's right 'Sharpen It!'"
A' good story Is. being told at the ex
'pease of a certain local theater whose
Standing Room Only" notlpe Is no
Jwjrqr needed One night after the
icartaln was rung up a small hoy waff
discovered In front of the box office.
The manager of the theater went (o
the lad nnd kindly asked' bta) what the
trouble was. "I want my money
Iwck" sobbed tho boy In answer t"
ae query. In surprise' tho manager
Iartfedibts feasonifpr Bi"cl( ft Request
fpaus4ftius$ I'm afford Vlt np
lUhk Wljery ajl 'Qfohitrr. be' walled
IHa money was returned. Franklin
arrYto fltl -Louis PpHDtepatch
4 A hirt Trjf '
Tho young lady hadlwon tho phllo
pea. ""Wol'' said the gentleman who
.had losj "I've lost; what shall give
ywiT "Your photograph nothing but
f (tt lotograph" she answered "In a
vlfyMlttlo gold mounting nej; la a
' 9tt ftrurclet.- with ' ppHnkllng of im-
wakls and Just ono solitaire one only.
you no moral"
s.- PSlt U Uk deepest law ef human
THE CURIOUS TADPOLE.
Maybe Ho Turns Into a Frog and Than
jf ' Maybe Ha Doasn't.
' If a tadjtolo cmiuot get to the top of
the water when It Is nt the time of life
wlien it Is breathing by Wenns of Its
gills like irtlsh. It will uot become a
frog. ' It wflrtheh always be a tadpblo-
Keep u tadpole In cold water and In
the dark or uway from tho light nnd
It will bo years gcltlnjKto be a frog
Browulng's Magazine the tadpolo be-
comes u frog In from six to eight
Weeks although It will have been two
years arriving at that chance to change
tnto the mature frog.
The tadpole's mouth Is so tiny that
It would be dllllcult to luscrt u pin-
head Into It yet It has homy Jaws nnd
n sharp biting beak with three rows
of teeth on the upper Jaw. A hood
grows down and incloses the gills on
tho right side. leaving them open like
n spOUt ou tho left side.
At this stage of Its transformation
tho tadpole breathes like a flsh. taking
water through the gills Into tho mouth
and tqioutlng it out on the left Bide.
Its mil is what tho tadpolo fccd9 on
by absorption of the white corpuscles
of tbfc lilobd duWng the molting nnd
mouthing epoch In Its 4lfe. when it Is
fasting. When lr Is ready to cat again
the tall and tho horny beak aro gone
ho wide mouth of the mature frog
havltic taken thc-nlace of the latter.
There are forty species of frogs only
one of which Is In South America.
Australia Ha tio frogs. Of all those
forty species only ono Is edible the
Raha esculenta nnd nowhere Is this
ono more plentiful than In America
although (hat eminent naturalist St.
Qeorge Mlvart declares that tho edible
frog Is uuknqwn In America.
A frog that Is common In Franco will
mew like a cat If Its thigh Is squeezed
and emit the odor of garlic. For this
It has to go through life bearing the
name of Pelobates fuscus. Most
species of frogs will uot take anything
In the way of food that Is not a live
moving thing or something with tho
semblance of life nnd Will starve to
death among a- million creatures If
none' obliges the frog by moving.
'WHiM OF AN ARTIST.
Turner' arrf His 'Great Picture "Tho
t Building of Carthage."
When Turner ;;h)htti'ri his great pic-
ture "The Bulid.tig ff t'nrthage." he
was disappointed Ire'cnuM- It had not
been sold ill unee at the private view
and angry with the 'ires for crltlels
Ing It severely Sir Uohort I'eel called
"Mr Turner." said he. "I admire
your 'Carthage' so itiueu that I'waut
to buy It. I am told yon want 500
guineas for It."
"Yes." said Tumor. "It was ri(K) guln
eas but today It's 'rf0"
"Well." Mild Sir Hubert. "I did not
come prepared to give tfOO. and I .must
think' It over. At tho same time It
seema to me that the' change Is an ex-
traordinary piece of business on your
"Do as you please." said Turner.
"Do as you pious.'
After a few days sir ltobert called
again upon the groat painter. "Mr.
TUrner" he began "although l thought
It n very estnioidliutry thing for you
to raly; your Jabc l shall bo proud
to buy that pWi'ire. and I am prepared
to give on jbl iHiti guineas."
. "Ah'" said Tiirnoi "'It was COO guin-
eas but today It's TliO "
Sir I'di'im' gri". angry and Turner
laughed "I was only In fun" he said.
"1 don't ittteiiil to sell the picture at
all U li:iuli- my windiug sheet"
For j eiu'x tie 1opt (t In his cellar"
Then It m-aH. brought up and hung In
his gallerv whoiv II romnlned as long
.is lu lived When lie died he left It
to tbo -111111011
Changing a Name.
The lirotlior of Mnio de Pompadour
had nt llr.st been created Marquis de
Vnndleres. a somen hat unfortunate
title for a man of such new nobility
for he soon discovered to Ids profound
annoyance that his enemies would per-
sist lu calling him the Marquis
d'Avnnt Filer alio Marquis of the Dny
Mme. de Pompadour naturally sen-
sitive In such matters brought the af-
fair before tljo king nnd. as a title
more or less was a small matter to
grant the lady who grasped so much
after due fnrniH her brother became
the Marquis de Miirlgny. From ''Mme.
Tolstoy Hated Doctors.
"The late Counf Tolstoy loathed phy-
Hlclans." said at a 'dinner In Washing-
ton u Russian diplomat.
"You reinemlM-r how Tolstoy ridi-
culed physicians In 'War and Peace?'
Well I heard tilm rtdlrule' three of
them to their faros over n vegetarian
dinner ut Vuxnn.va'l'oljann.
'Physicians he said bitterly look-
ing up from a plait or loutlls "may "bo
divided Into two chiKses the radlcols.
who kill you and the conservatives
who let you dle'
"Is your young mutt git tin' a sal'ry.
"Sure1 he s An' what's mo de boss
tol' Wlllium lif'n gwlno to double t'
"Da fa fluel How much Is he glttlo'
"1 dunno what he's gittln now. but I
apeck It's Romi'flii Hko half whaf he's
gwlnetcr glt'-('loveland Plain realer
Jutt a Precaution.
"So you are attending cooklnc
tchool?' anya the friend. "Ar juu go
I log to do yout'own work?"
"No. I want lu bo able to one(i my
husband how to (irepare the meals In
a eroerginoy' -Judge. ( . ;
JWTlftlt OK IMl'ltlSOJiEI) 01UN00
SAYS INSritMTTO A1UIY' 30.
I'LACK KIMl AMEMCANS. '
LIMANTOUR AT MEXICO CITY
Jlfnlsk'r of Finance Completes Journey
SnfcIj'ot llotlicred by Sliidero
Men? Ilulincil Trjlng to h
Eiid Present War.
By Associated Press.
'EL PASO March 20Tlie army of
tho Instirrecto forces of Mexico ;is no
Place for American boyB and Ameri-
can men. Conditions are" hostile to
them. Tho federal troopB will show
AmorJca.us little mercy If they are cap
turcd and the insurrcctos don't care
whether the Amerlcnns are .killed or
This was the statement of 5h C.
Converse after visiting ''rils- son Law
rence who with Edwin Blntt. a few-
low American Is imprisoned at Cul-
dad Juarez on a charge of conspiracy
against the Moxlcan government. -The
elder Converse says that since the
State1 Department rook n hand in the
matter tho two hoys havo received bet-
ter treatment. at the )iaudg of their
LIMASTOUIt A CO-BETWEEX.
3If ulster of Finance Helleed Trying
to Secure Pence; l'cfues to
Talk for Publication.
By Associated Press.
SAN ANTONIO March 20The gen-
eral Impression prevails here that
Senor Ilmantour's visit to Mexico has
a vital hearing on the destiny of Amer-
ica's troops lii Texas also that tho
Minister of Finance Is attempting to
arrange for peace between tho coil-
tending factions in his country. Ll"
mantour however refuses to talk for
Arrives -at Mexico City
MEXICO CITY March 20 Mlnlstei
of Finance Llmantour arrived- In th
capital last night and went direct. to
his suburban home. A gTeat crowd
greeted him at the station Including
representatives of the Associated Press
to whom the Minister refused to make
a statement relative tq what he will
nay to President Diaz. Llmantour
said though that ho was not molestea
by the rebels.
TEXAS INDUSTRIAL -NOTES
The $75000 electric light plant
which has beeu under construction
for the past year in Pecos has been
completed. The greater portion of
the power generated will be u-s.l to
supply electricity for running pumps
in the irrigation district
Spur will hold an election on Apru
3rd to vote for school bonds to tin
amount of $18000.
Tho Stamford Waterworks Compa-
ny Is having a mammoth reservoir
constructed with a capacity for storing
four hundred million gallons of water.
It will have a. drainage area o'f about
five thousand acres The new reser
voir is being constructed at a cost
San Patricio County "of which Aran-
sas Pass fs the county seat has vot-
ed $100000 worth of bonds for good
roads $20000 of which is to ho used
onan automobile road from AranBnb
Pass to Ingleslde six mitles south.
Tho Brady Commercial Club Is work
Ing for a $75000 road bond issue and
a $40000 bond issue for city water
The citizens of Llano county are con
structing a graded road from the city
limits of Llano north to the San Sabh
county line; the work Is under the
supervisions of tho Llano Commercial
Club anud tho approximate cost Is
Bonds have beeu approved by the
attorney general for the $100000 road
bond issue at Sweetwater. A govern-
ment expert will superintend the work
of building the roads.
Lamar county of which Paris Is
tho county seat? Is to have an elec-
tion soon to Issue $300000 in bonds'
for the construction of good roadB.
Abilene has Just completed the pav-
ing of fourteen business blocks nnd
Is making efforts to extend the paving
into the residence section of tho city.
Smlthvllle Is erecting a plcklo pltfht
that will be largo enough to tako care
of their 1911 cucumber crop. Cucum-
bers are a leading crop of that sec-
Groveton tho county' seat of Trini-
ty county is erecjlng( a. pew 'court
house at a cost of $55000 ' f
There la moro Catarrh in this flec-
tion of 'ho country than all othor dis-
eases put togethor and utllil tho last
few jcars was supposed to fao Ihcur-
ahcl. Foi a grijat tn.apy years doctoi'a
pfonotinccd It a' local dlsc'aso and pro-
scribed local remedies and by con-
stancy falling to cure with local treat
'fnont prottouhcod It lnchrablo. Sci-
ence has proven catarrh to bo a consti-
tutional disease and therefore requires
constitutional treatmont. Hall's Ca-
tarrh euro manufactured by F J. Che-
hoy & Co. Toledo Ohio Is tho only
coustlutlonal cure on tho market. It Is
taken Internally In dosoa from 10 drops
to a teaspoonful. It acts directly on
tk. Mii and mucous surfaces of tho
system. They offer one hundred dol-
lars for uuy case It falls to cure sond
for cireulnrs and testimonials.
Ad(lr6sst F. J. Choney & Co. Toledo
Sold by Druggists 70c. "
Tako Hall's Family Pills for consti-
Warning to Ruilronil Men.
Look out for severe nnd even dan-
gerous kidney and bladder troubles re-
sulting from years of railroading. Geo.
E Bell 039 Third St Fort Wayne Ind.
was many years a conductor on tho
Nickel Plate. He says: "Twenty
years of railroading left my kidneys
In terrible conditio). There was a con
tlnual pain across my back and hips
and my kidneys gave mo much distress
and the action of my bladder was fre-
quent and most painful. I got a sup-
ply of Foley Kidney Pills nnd the first
001110 mnde a wonderful improvement
and four botjtles cured me completely
Since bejng cured I havo recoipmeuded
Foley Kidney Pills to many of my rail-
road friend;.' McLcmore-ftass Drug
Cold J.aGrippo then rncumonln.
Is too often the fatal sequence Fol-
ey's Honey and Tar expels the cold
checks tho lagrlppe and prevents pneu
monla.. It s a prompt and reliable
cough medicine that contains no nar-
cotics. If Is as safe for your child
ren as yourself. McLemoTe-Bass Drug
V Special MedlcL-ie for Kldnpy All-
menfs. Many elderly people have found In
Foley's Kidney Remedy a quick re-
lief and permanent benefit from kld-
neynnd bladder ailments and from an-
noying urinary irregularities due to
advancing years. Isaac N. Regan Far
mer Mo. says: -"Foley's Kidney Reme-
dy effected a completo cure in my
ose and J want others to kuow of it"
MeLeiaort-Bass Drug Co.
For hoarseness Inflamed lunjra or
Irritating cough BALLARD'S HORE-
HOUND SYRUP is a healing balm. It
does its work quickly and thorough-
ly. Price 25c 50c and $1.00 per bot-
tle. Sold by McLemore-Basg Drue Co
mits ordinary bodily motion without
suffqriug or Inconvenience. Price 25c
50c and $1.00 per' bottle. Sold Dy
McLcmore-Bass Drug Co.
A good treatment for a cold settled
In the luAgsMs a HERRICK'S RED
PEPPER PORUS PLASTER applied
to the chest to draw out Inflammation
and BALLARD'S HOREHOUND
SYRUP to reallev tightness You get
the two remedies for the jirico of one
by buying the dollar size Horehound
Syrup; there is a porus piaster free
with .each bottle. Sold Jjy McLemore-
BaBs Drug Co.
Medicines that aid nature are always
most effectual Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy acts on this plan. It allays
the caugh relieves the lungs opens
the secretions and aids nature In res-
toring the system to a healthy condi-
tion. Thousands have testified to its
superior excellence. Sold by all deal-
ers When given as soon as the croupy
cough appears Chamberlain's Cougn
Remedy will ward off an attack of
croup and .prevent (all danger and
cause of anxiety. Thousands of moth
ers use it successfully. Sold by all
"Foloy's Hory and Tar Is the besl
cough remedy evtr used as It quickly
stopped a severe cough that liad long
troubled me" says J. W. Kuhn Prince-
ton Nebr. Just so quickly nnd surely
It ncte In all cases of coughs colds
'.igrlppti and lung trouble. Refuse sub
stltutos. McLemore-BasB brug Co.
A Mother's Safeguard.
Foley's Honey and Tar for the chil-
dren Is best and safest for all coughs
colds croup whooping-cough nnd hron
chitis. No opiates. McLempre-Bass
Tako HERBINE for indigestion. It
relieves the pain Jn a few pilnuteB and
lorces the fermented matter wblcb
causes tho misery Into the boweitj
where It Is expelled. Price 50c. .Sold
by McLemore-BoBs Drug Co i
: In all Walks of Life
. . .-.
MEN m all walks 01 lite demand f
erood clothes--it is only nat- V
X ural to care to be well dressed. If
you want to be "dead sure" of
X getting what is right step in to
our place and pick out your suit
4 from thegreatlihe of f'Lamm" k
samples which we are now show-
mg. ine oesi ioi 01 patterns you
ever saw and the styles are snap- x
pier than ever before. &
V We are expecting you soon V
MISFJT CLOTHING COMPANY
We sell' the Buckeye line of vehicles Which are made by Rattermann
& Street the well known vehicle builders of Cincinnati Ohio. They arc
but one of the best values for the
our word for hyinit come and see
tltric your convenience suits.
YOUTHFUL ARTISTS TO
IDDCID UCDC Tfl UIPUT Joe Wynne H a l)0' Possibly slNeo
flrrLrltl ittlnL llrNluni years or age. and Is as familiar with
j the classics as most hoys of that age
" lure with the base ball bat and the
I'enslroiu.lVjnne Concert in First fishing pole last night he played
Clirihllan Church-Vhat'tlie from Listz frpm Chopin from Dee-
Critics Say thoven With a beauty a power and a
' ' ! delicacy of rendition that captured
I the audience who gave him a verlta-
Pastor George H. Morrison of the b ovat-ln In their storm of applause
First Christian church announces that In ono Instance he reluctantly rcanon-;
the church will he turned over to Hal- ad t0 the tnrd ?c'oro before the an-
en ReiiBtrom the girlish nightingale dlencc wns satisfied."
and. .Toe Wynne the hoy pianist for "
their concert tonight. Do you knqw. ()at IuUy nJn6 out of
Tho Reiistrom-Wynne concert was to every te ncases of rheumatism aro
have been given Friday night under ' simply rheumatism of the mu$ciea
the auspices of the Ladles Aid Socle- duo to cod or damP. r chronic rhu-
ty ot the Christian church but ow- matl8m Lnnd refllre no ntornal tre?
ing to the High School entertainment 12 A CamheZl
. . t m. Liniment freely and seb how quickly
was postponed until tonight. There lt fim rcJ!ef Por 8ale by all dPaii-3.
will he no admission At the close ofi
tho concert a free will offering will!
be taken. Constipation Is the cause or many
t . .. 'ailments and disorders that make life
Ms. Rons rom and her youthful com ml8erabl0i 'TaHke cLmberlaln's Stom-
panlon are traveling npder the chap- n Uver Tnb(Jt oert vour
eronage of tlio latter's mother Mrs.'boweig regular and you will avoid
H. II. Wynne whoso husband is a pro-'thcs0 diseases. For sale by all deal-
mliiout specialist In Oklahoma City. ers.
Youpg Wynne is a cousin of Mrs. Ru-1
port Harkrlder of Abilene and nephew I When buying a cough medicine for
of Mrs. Leo Clark or Anson. Prof.' children bear In mind that Chamber-
Lee Clark is in the city to attend the Iain's Cough Remedy is most ottec-
concert. itual for colds croup and whooping
Both the young artists are said to
ho performers of wonderful ability.
Miss Renstrom sang before the house)
of representatives at Washington
while the Oklahoma statehood bill was
being fought out. Senator Bovorldge
after Wrin in 0in i.i. ..- ..
boy In my bed under tho eaves I lis-
tened morning aftor morning to a sll-vor-throated
thrush and now for the
first time in listening' to this girl i
henr It again." Undo .too Cannon
after hearing her sing "Oklahoma"
laid his hand on her head and said:
"Gp over and cenvert the . sinners
(tho House)" Stump Ashby Theo-
doro Roosovolt and other notable
were charmed with tho gJrl's singing.
"Tho boy PadoreBWkl" Is tho flat-
tering term usually applied to youpg
Wynno. Tho Ardmoro (Oklahoma)
1 i. ai a - ..
money on the market. Don't take
tor yourself. At your service" any
News of March 9 says of his play-
ing: "K" BVVDW 'l " "" """
ful drug. For sale by all dealers
Foley KIdiicy Pills.
Neutralize and remove tho pol6ons
"' "TV TZZ:
vousncss and all kidney and bladder
that cause backache rheumatism ner-
irregularities. They build Up and re-
store tho natural action of these vital
organs. McLemore-BaBS Drug Co
A pain In the eiao or hack that
catches you whea you straighten up
calls for a rubbing application of BAL-
LARD'S SOW LINIMENT. It re-
laxes tho contracted muBCles and pef"
HERBJNE. curtjs constipation nnl
ro-rjetabllshea fpgular bowel niove-
fnents Prjcp 50c. Sojd by McLemore'
Bass Drug- Co( . .
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