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London Standard (Newspaper) - March 6, 1896, London, Middlesex ¡3 fir 1 ■ V Ï.Î d- 'if/ ■i'fl 'I i 'I <■' . L ' ■§! ' : k ■» ; ".Í '!' ' V If '1-r Ü n 'JHE STAKliABl), IJílI ATt. MAliCli 6, isyo. *‘THR STANDARD’’ SPECIAL COLUAliiS KEW BOOKS, RECENT EDITIONS, «fee. I^I^ACMILLAN and Co.’s NEW BOOKS. rilHE~WORKS^of 'ALFKEI) AUS'iTi^ J[    PuET LAI RKATK. ENGLAND'S DAB!.INu. Thiril Kililion. Crown 8vo..6s. A Sew Collccteil l.uitioi) o-    iu »e»en vol:<., crown 8vo., 0». t-aoh. Vo!. I. Th^ Towrr 01 lial.el. A Celo-Ual Love Drama. ^■o^ II. .S.Hv oiiarolft : A’JVajjetiy. Xul. 111. i'ruH't* l.iii',f<»r. A’ol. J\'. Th'-Uum 111 Tragedy, V<,l. V. Lynr.a A’ol. VI. wirratM !• I'Di'ms. Vo’.. \'ll. Kortiinatui till- :\1AI)'>XN\'S CHILD. N.-w K.litioii. Trap. 8vo.. ?s. 6.1 net. Th<i >KASON : A "¡11 u- '. Thir.t E«iitioti. i'rown 8vo.. 6<. TIu' (iAKDKN T)1AT I LUVK. W i-U llluslralioiis. bixih Tiioiisaii i K\'ra iToW]! Svi'.. S)s.    „ . Ill VERONICAS GaKDIvN. With Illustrations. Fourth Thoii'.-iii l. Kxt. t C-.)Wii iJvu., 9s _>'.NOLIsn l.VH.es, Crown 8vo.. 3«. M.    ___ Th.ri.1 Iviiin'U. tho Scfoii'i briiig a;rf*a>iy oxhiUMteil. LlFh ot C’AKDINAL .M A.N .M.S< i. Arch- Tlii-. b.sl . PiKCKLL. 50s. )it*t. lu Two \ oUimi'.s. with i'ortr»it.s. 3vo.. 8vi).. 21.S, net. Years' TTLSTKR AÎ5 IT IS; or T venty-Kisht KxniTi.ii.c ;i3 an rn^ti I'Mitor. Hy TJIOMAS MAC K-NUiH I. Aut hnr of th.‘ “    ry of tha Lile and iim sOl K.lmuii i Bui kp, ■ >Vi'. In I'v'o Vu uine^. ■ D.ulv News,’—” Ui, work Uns lu U -o ni iny trr.'at mt'nt-i thrtt it may-iUely be r'T'omiueiuIi’il 10 re-iili-r^ ol whatover p(ilitic;il L'piuiDUs, or ovi'u ui no poiitirai oi'.iuoiis nt lUl.__ 8vo., tv. 6'l. urt.    . 1 The far eastkün iion. By v alen- TlNKCHUv'tL.    . *■ D.iily Clironirl.-,”-"-Mr. C.urol> book contains an a lmirable summary an 1 >lfSfrii>tioa of China aiui .(aiuin afti-r the «ar, ami lliorou h:y wi>.> an^l viijorou'ly staieil r'lticlU'TonH'as to Briti*h Inii>enal interests tnure lu the imnji^<liat''fut iin-. ’    ________________ In Two A'ohmifS, crown 8vo.. net. Life. lkití>:i:.'-. aui wokk.s ot Louib AliASSl/.. Hy JULES MAKCOU. W itli 1 Uustratlon.s. Iia.l’.'TitATHZ) STANI>AtlU Nu\ ELS.-SESV VviU .MK. ].\\ I'.'Ni.'UO, llKi .-^chul.ir, the tiypsv. the I'nest. J Uy uKOUiil-; H(.)KKO\N’. Illiisf rHîcihy K. .t SI LLIVA.V Witti an Iiitru>lin.'lion byAUlìL’SXl.NE lilKllEEL. v¿.C., M.l. t'rown Sto., 3s. öU. _ ___ ____ ___ Domy I'iint'., cluth. Is. n<-t ; l’orsiaii. Is. 6>l. lU't ; each volumt'. rpKNNVSt>N S I’OK.MS. I lie IVoph* s K.litiun. X Vol. 9. IN ME.MUKIAM; Vol. 10. MAUD aud other Poi tut.    __ H' 3vo.. 10s. 6(1.. Historical essays, bv the late edward A. VKKi-;MAN, M.A.. 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(LimitevO, Lotuton._ M ESSHÖ. METHUENS NEW BOOKS. GENERAL L1TKR.ATUUE. The LIVE." ot the ENGJ.ISH POETS. By SAMUEL .TiJllNSON. LL.D. Withan Introduction by .10HN llEl'KUKS MILLAR and a Port-rait. Three vols.. crown 8vi.'., bui kram, 10s. tkl.    (Enyh-h Classics. APULMKK of TENNYSON. By W. M. J).XON, M.A.. Professor of Entlish Literature at Mason College. CrosMi Svo., £s. 6d. This book consists of (V a succinct but coniplete b.oirraphy of Lord Teuiiy.son ; (2) :in account of the volumes publishe.l hy turn m cliroiuilopical order, 'lealing with tJie more iiii|)or-tanl poems seiriiialely ; (3). a concise iTiticism oi Tennyaou in his vurioiis aspects us Ivrist. drMBjati-t, and ^ep^e^enltttlvo poet of hi' clay : (4) a bibliotrr.iphy. rr^HE XXXIX. ARTICLES of the CIICRCH of X V.NG1.AND. Edited. wi;ii au Introduction, by E. C. S. GIBSON,    Viciir of Leeds, la'e Principal of Wells Tneo- logical Culloge. In Two Vols.. demy 8vo., 7s. 6(1. cach. Vol. I. This is the tlr<t volume of atreaiise on ttie XXXIX. Articles, nn.i coiitam- the Introduction aud Articles I.-VIII. n^HK THEORY ot KNOWLEDGE. Bv L. T. A IIOim(;U E, Fellow aud I'utor of Corpus College, Oxford. Demy Svo.. Sis. " Tlie Theory of Knowledge ’’ deals with some of the funda-inen'.al Frotiiemsof Metnphysics .Tiid Logie by treating lh>-ai in cennei t ion with one anotlier. Part I, bezms with the ele-Jneiitarv coiidil ions of knowleiige. sucli as Seiisritioii and Memory, and passes oti to Judgment. Pari H. deals wrh Inference 111 genenil and Induction in particuhir. Part HI. •lealM with ilie ..tructural conceptions of Knowledge, such as oVIalter, Substance. aiit( I'erson;iiiiy. The main purpose of the 110    ik is constructive; but it is also critical, aud various objections are considered and met. rpHE PHILOSOPHY ot T. H. GREEN. By ^V. II. J. KAIRBUOTHFR, M.A.. Lecturer at Lincoln College, Oxford. Crown 8vo.. is. 6d. Thu volume is expository, not critical, and is intended for Benior St iideiits at the Universities and others, a« a statement of Green's teaching, and an iutro<luction to tho study of 111    eal i .st Ph ilo'Hiphy. The (lECLlNE and FALL of the ROMAN EMPIRE. By EDWARD GIBHON. A New Edition. I'.vlited. witli Notes. Appendices, and .Maps, by .L B. BUKY, Fellow of Trinity CoUegc, Dubiio. In Seveu Vols., demy 8vo., gilt top, 8s. 6d. each; crown 8ro., 6s. each. Vol. 1. The time seems lo h.xve arrived for a new edition nf Gibbon's great work—furnished with such notes and appendices .-\s may bring it up to the standard of recant historical research. Eviited by a Scholar who has made this period his special study,and issued in a convenient forta ;itid at a moderate price, this edition siiould fill an obvious void. The volumes ■will be issued Bt intervals o.' a few months. The CHRISTIAN YEAR Hy .JOHN KEBLE. With an Introduction anil Notes by W. 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N‘» (fi'll lu anynuvt^l tii.i wt* r (v>)l imm t uch the little ßirl V tio i-' f h'*    oi I his strouir. sH'l story. ’—Worlil. Vl'(M\ r oi CO.NSi'li'.M'H. Hy Mrs. IIIJNGER- FORD. Th:ee VoU . !; s. net ; an.I at every Library. • Vi.ot : er l>rii;lit mi l i leverly V rit ten novel . . . niav bo cor '.iaUy r<- oiniiiHii le i to a l who enjoy a good story written w It!i . li.'crl . iies, and l.um.nir. " -\\>stiimister O.i/ette._ TWO NKW Sl\ ' ìIILLiMì BOOKS. VWO.MAN iN 1'I;kV;,NE.- I’.y Ri)BERT BARR, With. Kikiht llluslralioiis. •• .Mr. B irr has In' upon a .splen.lid suinei:! in his new novel. . . . Tiii*’'tory :ibouu«l?» in -crnfs u) ll;»* <>1 roii>n“Si inttT**i»t, is adniiiai'iy .1. vi^ed i.ii l wr.lte.i. ami aisphiys a mixture ol liiili «oirits w !ii' h makes it the best of readiug. humour and 1 Klacli an i V\'Ime. ■^IIK TRAt'K of a STORM. By OWEN HALL. _ " ' The TracK ot a .Si orni ' is full of incideiit. au I told in un uHiurai Ht vl(* wliii ii will cuiau\«iitl ii.'it'it tu «Il r«*;iaeríj w))0 look upuu uuwU US a source ot pU\i3ure aiivi recre^liou, -TuDivy.    __ NKW TIIKEI. -\N1> SIXPl NNY NOVKLS. ► ASILI-: thi‘ .11;,'IKK. l'.v .) E. MITDDOCK. Í    With Kroiiti^piece by STANI.KY WOt)D. A ‘^tory ^vhirh ha^ »'•imi cArciuIK eluborati^l. aiiu has m it a pit'ut’.iul \ ;iricty oi    flemónScut.-'uiau, rj’^llr: IIEAL    IIILDA. i5y B. M. CiiOKER, JL    Aiitlior of ■'Dima 15!irr.n«ton.” •’.'Mrs. Crok- r inh.-rts t h,. ^if-.s of Tliackeray ùì largor nì-‘a*^i!r'’f h PI .nr/ht*r    wnitT. . . . * l he Keal Lady ItiKi.t* its    aud ivin-sUiiiiì i\ lille as tho luosl aur- f' ited novel rende." n>uM ile.sire." —Kcho. rs'^iiE aivsn;..v of .i v.mah'a terrace. By J.    niCK Di'NoVAN. «;coMd Editiou, **'rhi-»i'< n \eryst imatioriftl ory. ... « One of thè nio-t iniere^tiii.; 01 -Mr. Doiiuvaa's mauy spirited storu-s."—G.asgow HeiaLl. ri'^HE GOLpEX ROCK. By ERNEST GLAN- X    VILLE. With Kroiitispiece.    _ •'No story cauivi «eli b« clcverer or moro exciting. — Aca temy._ TM'< l.«UTr I IVC VOI'RT.S. Paasions. of CINDERELLAatDRURYLANB EVERY EVENING, ut 7.30. and Mt)NDAY, WEDNESDAY, and SATURDAY MORNINGS, at 1.30, Ada Blanche.    tiophie Larkia. Alexandra Dagmar.    Kmity Miller. Ita Bowman.    -Matigie Ripley. Lily Harold.    Lilie tlomyus. Qrigolatis Aerial Troupe. Dan Leno.    I l.ion'1 Risnola. Herbert Campbell.    I (iritlith* Brothera. _Bo*-^p«open from 10.0 a.m. INDE RE L L A a t D RIJ li Y L A N E. The (ieuuine Sncce.<.< of th- Season. The most lieuutiful Version of the Story Ever pluceil on the Stage. CINDERELLA at DHURY LANE. 118 h l l.MK TO=MUiri\ Uni\ei»uliv Proiiounccvl The mesi i>eautifni Fairy Play Kver ProduceiL_ INDERELLA at PRlJliV LANE.—DEAB MOTHER ENGLAND. Great tiiid Insiiintiin. oiis Suci-p«<J of The NEW SoNG. written by CLEMENT SCOTT. Music by J. M. Coward. ìrTiNrHiÌiELi.'A at DHIJRY l.ANE.—ÌÌ8th Tinoe. —Times; ’‘The mot d ordre at Drury Lane this year i9 reiinement. Ho» ornate, bntht. and draniatic thè familiar tale caii becomo wheu set out wiih all thè resources of Drury Lane !”___________________ tllNDEKKLLA at DRURY LANE.—llSth i ime. / —The Daily Telegruph ; " E\ ery con-eivable novtdty has been pres-e.l into tlif Drury Lane ser>ice by thè eiiergetic director of an uuparalleled show. Siu h a .show Luu !on has seldom seen. Fur niaKiiilicence of idea and detail Sir Aiu'u'itus llarris has crowne.l ull his jirevious eftorts. it is superb." 'lINDEiiELLA nt DKURY LANE —113th Time. —standard: ‘ There is aliuiidiinee of fnii; and. as for sulen lour in coniunction with «ood tasle ami artistic feeling, thè nume of Sir Augustus Harris is a sutticientgnarauttìo. A bri liant and tnuniphaul success. The whole. iu fact. is a triuBiph.” c NEW TWO SHILLING NOVELS. T'.IE TIGER LILY ; A ale -f Two Ky G. MANVILLE FKNN. ri'IWO 0rFENDKh>, Bs OUIDA. Author JL    " I'uder Two Flags.” »"I’IHE ONE TOO MAN Y. By E. LYNN LINTON. Jl    Author 01 " P.itricia Kemball.^]____ BLACK IK ITS «nd WHITE. By RALPH AOA.MS CKA.\L I'Vp. 8vo.. cloih. Is. 6.1, j March 12. \1TALF0R1»‘8 T'ouxrv FAUILIES ot the ▼ T UNITKD KINiilHiM ili.96 . Containing Noticeji of the I>'‘sc.‘iit. Kirtii, Marnace. Educati n. I'cc.. of more than U.lO ' ili-tinguisi.i'.l Heiidsof Families, I heir lleirs Apparent or Presumptive. I lie ollic's they hold or have held, their Town and Country Addresses. Clubs. \.c, Koval 8vo., cloth gilt, 50“. AI.FOltD'S (’(J.VIPLETE I'EERAGE, t'^LMDERELLA at DRURY LANE.—118th Time, y/ —MorninzPost: "A brilli«ntsuccess Splendid scenes: rii’h and varied rtresses: a rare luxury or telling effects ana staue ilerices, effective Hougs, and geueral iuu aud topical humour.”___ _____ CCINDERELLA at D'RURY LANE.—118th Time, y —Advertiser: “ Indee.I, n thill'.'of beauty. The keynote is charm, and the <tory of ’Cinderella’ is treated with true poetic iiili’iitiou and effect. It will be the talk of London." ('IlNDERKLLA at DRURY LANE.—118th Time. ^ —Daily Graphic: "The most surpassingly and bewilder-in,:ly ra.tiaut exhibiiiou t hat can ever have been put on the stage. An entertttiiimeiil whieli is matchless.” CINDEKELLA at ■dkUKY LANE. -118th Time. —Truth: "The oest devised by the popular m«naaer. The very best of comedy. It <:0.'s,witli a roar. A more tasteful, humorous, and maguiticeut Paittoinime has in>t heeu givau.” LANE.—118th Time. _    .    most retined production— ndescr bahly gorgeous. The most exquisite spectacle in its richness of d«sign and delicacy of colour that we have seen.” ('IINDERELLA at DRURY LANK.—I18th lime. .y—Globe: "Best and most exiiuisite pantomime ever put on any stage. The whole constitutes a fairy dream. Its e£fect is overpowering. A pageant of marvellous beauty. ”_ CIINDERELLA at DRURY LANE.—118th Time. Referee: “Theone word is proil gious. Such taste, such colour, such beauty, is diflicult to imagine, and impossible to describe. It is screamingly funny.” CINi'E ELLA at DRURY —World: “The pretti sf und j w BAKONETÀGE. KNlUHT.AGK, HOUSE OF COM->U)NS nsíKj'. Koyal ¿-mo.. . lo li. gilt edges, cs. WALPOKDS SHILLING I'K.l'.IiAtiK. WALIOHDS SHILLING HAUONETAGK._____ rpHl-J HY(il KNE of the SKIN. A Code ot 1 for Diet, Exercise, the Use of Baths, Soaps, &c.. iu Diseases of tho Skin. l!y J. L, MILTON. Fifth Editiou, Kevise t. Price Is., elotli. Is. G.l. London : C!.at!o an.l SN'iii.lus. 214. Piccadilly. W. WÀLI-oÙU'S SHILLING !Mirsi-. OK COM'U>N'. 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Box-office (Mr. Leverton). 10.0 to 13.0. _HA7.MARKF,T,_ HEKMANN VEZlN BENEFrr .MATINEIJ at the HAYMARKET THEATRE, on THURSDAY'. March 19. at .;.0 p.m. Full Programme will be announced this week. Tickets may now be botked at the Theatre. Stalls. 15».; balcony stalls, tv*o front rows. 10s. 6d. ; other seats usual prices.    HAYMARKET. A DELPHI THEATRE.—Sole Proprietors and ManaL'ers. Me.ssrs. A. and S. t'.ATTI. Business Manager. Mr. Fred. G. Latham.—EVERY F.V'ENING, at B.C. a new Military Drama, by Seymour Hicks aud GeorgeEdwavdes. entitled o NE OF THE BEST. Mr, WILLIAM TERRISS and Miss MlLl.W'ARD, Mr. -W.L. ABINGDON, Mr. EDWARD SASS. Mr. L, DELORME. Mr. CHAS. FULTON. .Mr. .lUl.lAN CROSS, Mr. H. ATHOL FOBDE. aud M-. HARRY .MCHOI.LS. Ac. Miss VANE FEATHKRSTON. 1 .Mis.s EDITH OSTLERE.&c. Box-oflice open daily, lU.O to 10.0,___ ONE OF THE BEST.—The Daily Til. graph says: —"Messra. 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Seats booked three montiis ia adraiice.__ ATINEES. THE -slGN OF THE CROSS. TO-.MORROW (Saturday). Man h 7. 2 30. Every WED.N ESDaY aud SA^URDAY. SPECIAL MATINEE KASI'EU MoNDAY. SPKCIAL MATIN) E TUESDAY. April?. MATINEE WEDNESDAY, Aprils^_ ^ l^^E liA COM i (^U E.— Mi.s.s Nl'jLLIE • ARREN.—TO NIGHT, at 8,15. the New Romantic Comic Opf^ra. SllA.MUS O BRIEN aStoryof Ireland 100 years ago), in Two Acts and Three Tableaux. Shamu. O'linen ("oii his keeping," \    O'Sullivan. oiuUwed) .......................J    , „ Captain Tievor lof the Hritish Army) Mr. W, H. Stephens. Mike .Murphy (a pea«aiit tarmer)____ Mr. Joseph O -Marii. Father t) Flynn aUe p.p. of Bally-1 jj. Magrath. hatnis).................. .........m Sergeant Cox (of Captain 'I’revo;'s \    j,-; Company) ........................J Ijynch the Pii»cr...................... iMr. Gan'chaii, Nora O Brien (Wife of Shamus) .... .’Miss Kirkby Lunn. Peggy ................................ Miss Winifred Ludlara. Kitty O'Toole (Sister of Norai ...... .Miss Maggie Davies. Period—Immediately after the Suppression of tho Rebellion of 1793.    . . „ Act I,—Village of Ballyhara s. in the Mountains of Cork, Act IL—'I'he Barrack-square. Act III.—A Country Road in co. Cork. Conduetor. Mr. ileury J. Wood. Music by C. Villiers Manford. Libretto by George H. Jessop, Produced by Sir Augustus Harris (.Managing I):rector). ^HATfUS~.)’BKIEN at OPERA COMIC^UE -Times: '’Romantic comic opera, produce.l with every firospect of suci-ess. The libretto is admirable, tho dia-ogue being direct, concise, and natural, yet brimming over with genuine Irish humour; while t lie lyrics have plenty of point an I charm, as well us feeling for rhythmic variety. The reception of ttie work was most enthusiastic, .As far as it IS possible to predict, a ri-al success ia in store tor the new work. Au interesting story, told in dialogue that is bright und to the p .iut, au l music which, while it delights the musician by its relinement, contains nothing that can seeni abstruse to persons of oramary inte lligence, should be enough to attract the attention of the public for some time to come. ay nothing of the geueral excellence of the mounting aud stage mauageuient.”    ______ _ ___ Shamus O BirrEN at opera comique. Teleijtiph : “ Mr. Jessop has very well acquitteil himsell in iiramatisiug the poem and in writing the ilialogue an t lyrics. The ear is delighted with tunes wnich the judgment recognises as ^ealt wilti by the hand of a master.”___ SHAMUs'O BR ENTtToPEKA l OMltiUE. TheStandard: “11 s arniugcnii-nts ot iiationid airs from our sister isUn.l, some oi them deliriously mirthful, and others exiiuisiiely plaintive exceed any previously published. The story ol Shamus O Brien could scarcely have been more effectively utilised either by librettist or coniposer.__ 'Shamus O'Brien’ is unquestionably a gt^eat artistic success.”___ SHA.MUS O BRIEN at OPERA COMIOUE. Daily News: ” The lyrics are excellent. An interestiiig piot, highly ctiarged witli genuine Irish fun, is a very refrj^h uig change froni the inanities of modern comic opera. Tiie music i.s the best feature of thenewopem.auil iti- thorough! , in keeping with the story. Amply deserved the eathu»ia-tic reception. The artists, the librettist, and the composer were recalleti .md heartily cheered after each act.”___ ¿HAMUS^O bMeN at l)Pia'iA (jO.MigUE. Mominc Post: “Abounds in dramatically effective situation.s. There is not a commonplace bar luthemu-ic. the treatment of which diinotes the hand of a master. Ih»-opera was admirably mouuted, and received with thegreatcsi enthusiasra.^^^__________ SHAMUS O'BRIEN at OPERA CO.MTQIJE. Morning Advertiser: “If ‘Shamus O'Brien’ won’t ilraw goo.t audiences to the Opera Comique. then we scarcely know what will. A good stirrin< story, allied to good sterling niu«ic. It unquestionably po-scsses all tho elements of an artistic and popular success.”    _________ SHAMUS OBRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE. Chronicle: “A healthful gaiety, freshness, an.l he.-irti-ne^s pervades the work. Melo.ty—mostly ji./yous—aboun.ls; but there is nothing in the op-ra that savours of the commonplace. The orchestration is tasteful and refined.'' SHAMUSlD BRIElTirt^PERA (’OMIQUE. Daily Graphic : " The dialogue is studded wii h delight fu Hi'oeniianisms, and. the verses are flurnt, lorcible, spir.tea, aud humorou.s accor.iuig as the situation retiuires. In men. workman-bn> aud handling ol the orchestra the superiority of his score over the average comic opera is overwhelming. The fall of the curtain at the end of the opera was the signal for prol nge.l and enthusiastic cheerinif. *__ S' ^HAMUS O’BRIEN at Ol'ERA COMIQUE. Sportsman: “ A delightful piece of work from beginning to end. The story is interesting, capitally told, und spleiulidU staee-managed—the niusic clever, pleasing, spirited, not lack ing in pretiy conceits, andalways adequate to the expression of whatever emolion it has to illustratc. The opera wits haudsomely mounted. Ithas. we imagine, a good time lu front of i*,' ’ SHAMUS O’BRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE. Morning: "Dr. Stanford's ‘Shamus O’Brien’ was produced last nifht. with all the signs of an emphatic success His lyrics are excellent la every way. aud so is the dialo-.;iie The mnsiu is throughout popular, without ever being common or meretricious, 'fhe mounting was excellent, I'h- choru was beyond praise. The reception of he work was highiy enthu.siastic: everyone was called again and again.” __ SHAMUS O’BRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE. Morning Leader: “Ifcisa romantic comic operainthe legitimate sense of the term. Sir Augustus Harris, niuler whose direction the Oliera has seen the lootlichti, has never done anything of which he has more reason to i>e proud,** ^HAMUS O’BRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE. lO Globe: “The cleverness of the dialogue, the remarkable brilliancy of the verses, which are instinct with Irish character, and the simple story, with its happy combinstion of pathos aad humour, speak very highly for the librettist's skill. Proies.sor Staulord’s work is sure to be scholarly, but in ‘Shamus O’Brien ’ he displays the mucJi rarer quality of'a real feeling for dramatic writing. His score is admirably co hesive. The composer, author, and the chief performers wer. repeatedly recalled.^^__ SH.\MUS O BRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE. Evening News: “A delightful book. Professor Villiers Stanford has set the story with music with its rich v(!in o humour never failing. The interpretation of the opera was ii keeping in excellence. The triumph of everybody concerned was complete."___ SHAMUS O BRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE. Wesvrninster Gazette Once moré does comic op promise success to tho house, and 'Shamu« O'Brien’ may be the first of a new series. Thi; delightful ‘ Uans«l and Oretel' has led'the way towards the revival. ‘Shamus OBrien' follows, and it would seem successfully. The subject is effective, and Mr. Jessop has got out of it a number of scenes well fitted to hold the house.” SHAMUS O’BRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE. Star:'“Shamus O’Brien’is an excellent opei a. Dr. Stanford has, indeed, given us-someihinequitenew. Thesongsare typically Irish, and well written by the librettist, so that the composer has had every opportunity, and he has done wonders. Perfect as it well could be. as how should it not with Sir Augustus Harris at the helm I-* Heconl i, indeed, have no doubt, from th« manifestations of approval, that at last he has scored a real and unequivocal success for an opera of British birth and origin.” SHAMUS O’BRIEN at OPERA COMIQUE, Sun: “Smoothly and pleasantly written. The lyrics consist for the most part of lluent verse . . advantage of acting of quite exceptional exce41ence. When he dons the jester’s cap and bells, and gives us that comedy for which his nation is credited, the result is many a happy inspiration.'" THEATRE.-Lessee, Mr. VAUDEVILLE WEEDON GBO.SSMITH, THIS EVENING, at 9.0 o’clock, a New and Original Comedy, entitled THE ROMANCE OF THE SHOPWALKER, By Robert Buchanan and Charles Marlowe. *‘ The rank is but the guinea stamp; The man’s the gold for a’ that.”—Burns. Mr. WEEDON GEOSSl^IITH. Mi-. Sidney Brough. Mr, Siiiney 'Wurden. Mr, FredK, Volpe, Mr, David Jame.j. Mr. C. H. Fenton. Miss M. A. Victor, Miss May Palfrey. Miss Nina Boucicault. 3IÌSS Annie Hill. Miss M. Talbot. Preceded, at 8,30, by MERRlFIELD'S GHOST. Doors open at 8.0. Box oflice open from 10.0 to lO.O. MATINEE of TliE ROMANCE OF THE SHOPWALKER TO-.MORROW (Saturday), at 3.0 o'clock._ COMEDY THEATRE. Lessee and Manager. Mr. J. COMYNS CARR. THIS EVENING, at 8.i0 precisely, a Play, in Four Acts, by _Clyde Fitch and Leo Dietrichstein, entitled Mr. Arthur Williams. Mr, L. Mackinder. Mr. Robert Nainby. Mr. Colin Coiip. Mr. Georse Mudie. Mr. Willie Warde. Mr. Frank Slayton, Mr. W. J. -Maiinini. and Mr, Seymour Hicks, Miss Kntifl Seymour. Miss Lillie Beimore. Miss Mari« Davis. ■Miss Grace Pillotta. Mi-s Madge Ros-eli. St iss Florence Llov.l, Miss Maud Santley. Miss Man.I Sutherlan'L and Miss Ethel Haydon. ^OCKLE’S 0bCKLE^Sr antibilious pills. ANTIBILIOUS PILLS. M RS, JOHN WOOD TO-NIGHT. Mrs. PONDERBURY. COURT THEATRE. STRAND THEATRE.—Mr.StJO IT BUIST.Lessee and Manager,—ON ’CHANGE, at 8.45: Messrs. Felix' Morris. William Farren. Seott Buist, Y'orke Stephens. James ■Welch, E. 11. Kelly: MissEweretta Lawrence. Miss Spencer Briinton.-Miss Gwendol“n Floyd. Miss Alice Mansfield, At 8.0 p m.. THE MAN IN THE S'ÌRKE l’. Doors open 7.3u. The MATINEE announced for TO-MOHROW Saturday) is un-avoi.lably POSTPON KD. .^^eats w 11 be transferred to other dates or the money returned. Box-office 10.0 to 10.0, Acting Manager. Mr. C. G. Compton. -Proprietor, Mr. J. S. Clarke. R 'OYALTY.-Mr. ARIHUR BOURCHIER, __Lessee and Manager.—TO-NIGHT, at 8.40, th'> successful i.ight Comedy, in Three Acts, a lapt*'d from the French by Arthur Bourchieran.i Alfred Sutro. entitled THK CHILI WIDOW. Fot^ Cast see Under Clock. At 8 0, KITTY' CLIVE— ACTRESS. Doors open 7.50. Box-office, 10.0 till 10.0. Pro-pnet-ess. Mis« Kate santlev. MaTINKE TO-.morrowand EVERY SATURDAY, at2.3a PRINCES.^^S THEATRE.—LAST THE COLLEEN BAWN. NIGHT of and the Great Real Water Cave ^cene. For time and Cast see Un.ler Clock. PRINCESS’S THEATRE. TO-MORROW (Saturday). March 7, by special arrange-Tuent with Mr. J. Pitt Hard.icre, will be given theever pounlar Drama EAST LY’NNE. for Three Weeks Only. OLYMPIC,-On THURSDAY NEXT. March 12, a New Drama of the Royal Navy. TRUE BLUE, by GOSSIP.    TO-NIGHT, at 8.30 precisely Mr. Leonard Boyne, Mr. Herbert Standing. Mr. J. W, Pigott. Mr. Cosham, Mr. Champion. Mr. J. Byron; Mrs^ Langtry, Miss Eleanor Calhoun. Miss Ksmé Beringer, Mi.ss Annette Skirving. Miss Cara Daniels. Doors open ti.O, Car riages 11.0. Matinee of gossip. TO-MORROW (Saturday), at 2,30. Box-office (Mr. Scarisbricki open 10.0 tiU 5.0. COMEDY, Ij'MPIRE.—A GRAND PROGRAMME. là TO-NIGHT. at8.0. the up-to-date BaUeU ON BRIGHTON PIER, ana at 10.10. LA DANSE, a Ballet Divertissrmeat in Two Tableau (under the ilirection of Mr. George £dwardes\ by Madame Katti Laaner. Music composed aad arranged by Mr. Ernest Ford. (Jostumes and accessories specially designed by Mr. W'ilhelm, Scenery by Mr. Telbin._ Empire.—The si haffer family, tonight, at 9.45. This marvellous troupe of Acrobats are Still th»! wonder of the a^e. IMPIRE.-The TWINS MARCO, TO-NIGHT —i    .    at 9.25. ‘ If yon wish to endanger your health by excessive laughing go and see theT\vins Marco at the Empire.” Empire.—The eight welsh.men who took I the first prize at the Chicago Exhibition for glee and part-singing will make their First Appearance TO-NIGHT, at 10.0 o’clock. Special notice.—The new entrance in LEICESTER-STREET, specially constructed for the accommodatjou of visitors to the Private Boxes and Fau teuils. is NOW OPEN. EVMPIRE.—TheCINE.ViATOGRAPHE(L‘.imj^re\s) i —Important Engacement of this truly wonderful inven tion. ANIMA’TED PICTURES, By tnis extraordinary pro cess we are enabled to behold ail phases of lile. Monday Next at 10.0 o’clock. Leonard Outram and Lieutenant Stuart Gordon, R.N. otlice now open. Telephone 55.205, Box- A DAINTY EAS’H: VRLTY NEW Bl.ior KDITI'in OF THK i.OOK OK COM MON PR VYER. bonn.l i.. eitlr r Oi e ..r Two    w !'. t’le just I'Sned. EDITION o: ihe HY.MN' A.NCIK.NT an.l .VIODERN. printe.i u;>onI>DlV PAHJ-.'R. Si/e l y li by i inciie,. In styles of binding suitable l.jr pre-enis. from 6d. to 15'. EYRE nn 1 ^l'..TTIsWoODE, H''r Mii'-.tv's i’rinrers. LONDON -. GltEAT Ni'.W STH'ET, El EET-STRKET. E.C. Edinburgh. Glasgow, .\le bourne, Sv.lney, and New York. Ket*iil ot ail Booksellers. |>A PAIHSIENS CHANS- JA.MK.-s AI'NMLL WHISTLEK—a Lithoiiraph by-see “THE ART JOURNAL” f r March, price Is. 6.1. Also contsins a Full-page Etching of "D.ANS LA FORET,” after P. A. J. Wagnan-Bouveret ; an Originai Memorisi Drawing of the late Lori Le ghton, hy L-nuiey Sami ourne ; a tuli page Pori r;iit of the new l’rcsident of the Bot.hI Academy Sir J. E. MiLais ; to<ether wi' h an extra 4np. lilustrated Pupr'ement on Art and Industries A large etching of “ Th-Convales.-ent." after L. Alma Tu, emù. given to all purchasers for 1896 on couditions mentione-l in pro-■pectus, to be obtained on aonlication to the Publishers. Monthly, Is. 6<1. Loudoni J. S, 'Virtue aud Co, (Limit«dJ. % Iry-Uoe. E.C. 1, \(’E —.Ml N.- ri'.ELS < >N N 1 ¡'.R ' DK I.*i !;I E .ians leurs CreationsOriginales, 'l'O-N li ili r. at ¿.¿0. and TOMORROW i&aturdayj MORNING. March 7._____ PXL.VCi:—NEW SERIES of TABLEAUX \ IVANTS. incUiling the ceiebratei Cartoon iby Sir .1. hn T' nu eD.bv perm.s*ion '.rom “l’un, h.'^ntitied "R^ady. ' .^rran.e l by W. P. Dm.lo Scen»-ry by H. W. Owen. Music bv A. l’iumpton. K\ Ei;Y' EV EMNG. at 10.50. and TO-MoRR'iW ('aturday) .MOKNl.NG. .March 7.__ ►ala('E—A .'.loiiNiNc;..... the full EV    _____ MORROW iSatur.iav'. a' 2.'.b. Doors open at 2.0; prices as usual. TO MORRi'W Saturday/ .\iORM.NG. PALACE.--WARMED TH K( )UGHOUT.—The MOST ELEGANT an.I COMFORTABLE THEATRE of ^■.ARIETI KS in the WORLD. Doors open 7.50. Performance commences at 7.45, Seats at the Boxottice or Libraries, Popular prices. -Manager. Mr. Charles Morton. Alhambra.—The hegelmanns. The most ASTOUNDING an i SENSATIONAL AERIAL TRll'LE BAH GYMNASTS. The “ Sportsman " says: “ They are the best gymnasts ever seen in Ixindon.' The “Daily 'Telegraph ” says : “Themost extraordinary and clever aerial performance ever brought uuder public atten-tiou.’ The ’’Morning” says.-"The greatest of the race of gymnasts." TO-NIGHT, at 10.35. Alha.\ibr\.—lianV. he viai:s.    ^ THE BEAUTIFUL FRENCH CHaNTEUSE, will make her Appearance TO-NIGHT, at 10.18. Empire.—The cinema 10(.H{APHE. Uuderthe Management of TREWEY'. ANIMATED PICTURES. MONDAY, March 9, atlO.Oo’clock These Pictures ac.coaiplish evfrytbing but speech. Seats may be booked at tne Box-ollice. ALHAMBKA—Hen- lE?HOWS EEAPPEARANCE TO-NIGHT, at 8.45. with llis MAR\'ELLOUS TP^INED CATS. PALA('E—A MOliNl.N’c; PEltFORMANCE of the full EVENING PROGKAM.ME will be given TO- N TEW PAVILION THEATRE. Mile-end, E., the Alhambra—NEW ckand ballet. To-NIQHT at S.IO. A Grand Spectacular Bal.et on the popular story of BLUE BK.\RD. Arranged by Signor Copp . with Mu«;c by Mons. Jacobi, in which Signorin» Cerri, Mr. Lytton Grey. Mias Julie Seale. Mi-s Casaboni. Mr. Fred Storey will appear. Alha.mbra.    to-night. Lr^CHINVAR. THE GATHERING OF THE CL.ANS. _The enormou-ly popular Scottish Ballet, at P.5CL \ lhambra Ij^MPIRE,—GRAN4) VARIETIES. -À “ On Brighton Pier '*.......... Dutch Daly. Comedian. Cincinnatti. Jus^ler .. During's Swedi.sh Quintette .................. Twins Marco .......... Selection .......... __Doors open at 7.45. 1 The Sch'affers .......... 9.45 8. 0 1 The Eight Welshmen .. 10. 0 8.50 " La Danse”......... .. 10.10 9. 5 Master SUipp and >ted- 9.15 man s Choir of Boys, 1 with Organ Accom- 9.^3 ' ! puniment ............ n.io 9.:5 ' ^ Cliu Uvland............ 1L25 • Great Suecess of all the New Songs and Danoes. The Music couduct .t by the Composer, Box-oflice or.en dailv from    i /te MATINEE Tt.) Mt)RROW iSatnrd.ay). at 2.0. Doors open 1.45 DALY’S THEATRE —Solo Lessee and Manager, Mr. Au;iistin Daly. Matinée To-morrow an.l Every Saturday. 2,30. To night, and Every Kvening. at 8.15. Mr. George l.;d war.ies'Se.'oii.j Edition of an ARI'ISTS MODKL.    ^ • k- ByOwenHaU. Lyri. -by Harry Grceubank. Musicby Siiiuey Jone.s. Miss M..I-Ì.-Tempest. The Latest W.ilt/ Laughing Song. Mi's J'lliett • .S.-sviUe. *'Mou -\1 :litaire,'’ Mr. Haydeii-Coffin. Great I’atriotie Sung. Mr. Harry Monkhouse, “lien riet ta ” Box-office lO.Otilie.O and7.45 till 10.0. AN ARTIST'S MODEL. JT. JAMES'S. IHE PiiIS<^NER OF ZLNDA. “ Adapted from Anthony Hope’s Story t y Kdwar.l Bose. TO-NIGHT. uto.Opuuct'ially. Doors open ;.M. Box-otlicc open daily. 10.0 to 10.0. liCHsee and Mauager...... Mr. GKOitUK ALKXAlsliKH. MATINEES. THE PR SONER OF ZENDA. TO MORROW (Sa:ur.lay', at 2.0, And EVERY W’EDNEsDAY an 1 SATURDAY, at 2.0. Doors open 1. a ___ _    s r. JAMEHS I’llEAlRE. ^'1'. JAMES'S*'FHE.V I KE. " ' . > A SPEOIALBENEKIT MATINEE in AID of SIDDONS HOIISK I}^riv.ue Hospital for Actors aud Actrcüses) wiu be íTivrti uD<ieríÍi'' í/aíronaí?e and pr*senc** of T.H. H. tho 1^7,2 and líuche.'í.s of VUKÍÍ, on    DAY NEXT, March 9. at 1,30 (by kind permission 01 Mr George Alexan.ler), A WOMAN’S RKASON (Act 2). Mr. Lewis VV'aller. Mrs. Beerbohm Tree, and CO. ON’CHANGE (Act2). . .Mr. Felix .Morris and Co., EOMANCE OF A SHOPWALKER (Act I). Mr. Weedon Grossmith and Co. A TRILBY TKIFLET. Mr. Arthur R.>bcrts; Miss Kitty LoftuS, &C. Th.'JAPANESE DANCE from THE SHOP GIRL. Miss Katie Seymour. Mr L. Mackinder. New Duologue, IN AND OUT Ol- A PUNT. Mr. H. V. Jv-mon ; an i V.iss Eva Moore. UKOITATIONS by    ^ ^ Miss Fay Oavis, Mis.j Be\ erley Silgreaves, Miss Ivata Phillips. SO ' (IS by Miss E'tlier Pailiser, M.ime. .Alic- Gomez, an.l Aldme. Amy Sherwin. Box-ofTire (Mr. Arnold) open daily 10.0 till 10.0. 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Wilmnt THIS EVE.NINtf, at 7..p,,Sir Augusti^ Harris’s s„cee„f..l Drury Lane Drama. CHEER. P.OiS. CHELU ; Mr H^nri Neville an 1 C impany. Scen.’ry. dress.'s, aud eliectf^Lt Drury Lane Theatre. Telephone Í271.    ^ p THIS EVENING, at 7.45. ALICE ATHERTO'V tamus FERNANDES. MIMI ST. CYR: ‘Tt^lhy" Sketch L“ÌÈS “iiBriÌArx OLYMPIA. GRAND SPORTING and MILITARY SHOW at20iinrt»ft p.m. CYCLING EX'l’RAORDlNARY. The Worl.l* ciiamnin® Rulers tuli Ban.I ol H..M. Scots liuards. Riviere's Celebrated Si^ AuSsitiTnarril!''““ Oiympia B;iud. General Munagerí ANTIBILIOUS PILLS. 0OCKLE’S ^OCKLE’S ANTIBILIOUS PILLS. ANTIBILIOUS PILLS. C' RITERION THEATRE.—Le.ssei; and Manager, Mr. CHARLE- WYNDHAM. -THIS EVENING.at8.5C. T H I-. S Q U i RE OF DA MES (Adapted from “J.'ami de^ leinmes ' of Alexandre Dumas Fils), bv R. C. Carton. Mr. Kilroy.............. Colonel Dennant ........ Sir Dou^'las Th.irbnrn . .. 1 ord Eustace Chet Ian I .. Pro lessor Dowle, i'.R.S... Baines.................... Mrs. Dowle .............. Elsie...................... Zoc Nuggetson............ Adeline Dennaut ........ Mr. CHARLES WYNDHAM. .Mr. frank FKNTON. Mr. BERNARD GOULD. Mr. H. HE LANGE. Mr. ALFRED KISHOP. Mr. R. LLSTKR. Miss GRANVILLE. .\ii-s BEATRICE FEREAB. Miss FAY DAVIS. Miss .MARY MOORE, Doors open at 8.0, Box-office open from 10.0 a.m. till 10.0 p.m VI ATINEE of THE iS'^UIilE OF DAMES ItX TO-MORBOW and EVERY SATURDAY, at 3.0. Doors open at 2.5 J. CRITERION THEATRE. rptiRRY’S THEATRE. B    _ Lessee an-t Manager. Mr. F. KERR, EVERY 1;V1.:N1NG at 8,45, ,) ED BURY. .lUNK By Madeleine Lucett.'Ryley. Christopher Jedbury. Junr....... Mr. Frederick Kerr. Mr. Christopher Jeiibury........ Major Hed way .................. Tom Bellaby .................... Mr. Giibl) ....................... Mr. Simpson .................... ■Whimper........................ Job ............................. Mrs. Jedbury.................... Mrs. Glibb........................ Nelly Je<lbnrv................... And Dora Ued way.............. Mr. John Beauchamp. Mr. J. 1.. Mack ay. .Mr. Arthur Playfair. Mr. G. E. Bellamy. Mr. E.tward Beecher. Mr. Gilbert Farquhar. M r. Ij. Power. Mi.ss Emily Cross. Wiss Klsie Chester. Mis> Eva Moore. Miss Maude Millett. Preceded, n't 8.0. by AN OLD GARDEN. JEDBURY, JITNR “The curious title sounds like some wild and extrovRsiant farce, but it is nothing of the kiiiii. Mrs. Ryley has written thi> kind of delicate come.ly that Robertson deli,;hled ;n. . . , . It is a merry, wholesome comedy of life, and as sneh is bouml to succeed. . . . The verdict was uiimistakeable, a success all round of tast-., of charm, of sentiment, of art."—Daily Telegraplu_ JEDBURY, JUNR. “It is, indeed, a th'iroughly genial, homely, and rei eshing piei e. healthy in teach ng, and : Iragrant and delightful in all respects,. ..As the story i.roiri'sses. an interest domestic and render prevails, and the plav comes to be classe.) with works such as ‘Our Boys,’ ‘The Two Roses,' aud ‘Sweet Lavender."’—The Globe. TED BURY, JUNR. M •'Nothing cot^ld well be better than the actiiigar rotiinl. Mr. Frederick Kerr and Miss Maude Millett are admirably contrasted iu the characters of Christopher Jeifbiiry. Junr., and D.t* Hed way. Mr. Kerr's deliberale, uiii'orced m'Mùod of making his points suits the n'de to perfection, nnd in the mure affecting scenes witii his tath'-r and -ister, and in his lovemakiiig with Dora, he import« sincerity and an c<ti nestness into his style, whicti accentuato tin; value of Iiis pur« comedy in the lighter moments of the play. Miss Maude Millett has nrobnbly done .nothing brighter and sweeter ihan her Dora Hed way, as humorous and dainty a piece of acting as one could desire.”—Lady’.s Pictorial, J E Dii U R Y7 J UN R. Cockle's Pills are purely Vegetabls Warranted free from mercury. Dr. G, F. COLLIER, writing on the Phap-Biacopceiaof the Royal College of Physiciaiu of London, says :— “I have no hesitation in saying that ici» the best made pill in the ICingdom." 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For the strong, for the Infirm. Al Lreakfast, at Lunch, at Supper. “ J^ARISSA.” The B»st Food of All. Can be Tak.Mi as a Beverage, Ciui be'l aken as a Foo l, Prepared in Five Minutes, “T^ARISSA” i.s highly Recommended by Medical Men as a "Complete Food” for the use of h!1, both young and old, whether in health or otherwise. In Tins, at 2s. 6d. an.l 7d.. from Chemists, Stores, or Grocers, or sent, carriage paid, on receipt of 2s. 6d. or 9d. by G. and G. STMRN (Lirnite.l). 62, Gray's-iiin-roa.l, London, W.C,_ ATINEES EVERY SATURDAY', at 3.0. SPECIAL WEDNESDAY MA'l'INEE, March 18. TERRY’S. AVENUE THEATRE.—Licensee. Mr. Charles H. Hawtrey.—Season nnder the direction of Messrs. HOWARD and LOFTUS.-TO-NIGHT, at 8.0, a Musical Play, iu Two Acts, euti tied    _ THE NEW BARMAID. By Frederick Bowyerand W. E. Spränge. Music by John Crook.    „ ^ „ Box-ofllce open lO.OtolO.O,—Busim-ssManager.Mr.E.F.Branley. ^Wi7B can unheaitatingly say that ‘ Tho New Bar-T T maid’ is better for sustained fun than anythmg we have seen since * In Town.’”—Dailv Telegraph. MISS LOTTIE COLLINS, TO-NIGHT in thf: NEW BARMAID. MISS AGNES DELA PORTE, TO-NIGHT iu THE NEW BARMAID. M«. J, L. SHINE TO-NIGHT in THE NEW BARMAID. M“ J. J. DALLAS, TO-NIOHT in THE NEW BARMAID. Mr. HARRISON BROCK BANK, TO-NIGHT in THE NEW BARMAID, Avenue theatre.—to-night, the new BARMAID, at 3.0. Early doors (pit and gallery) open 6.30 without extra charge. Commence 8.0,    _ _ Matinee of the new barmaid, TO-MOKBOW (Saturday). March 7, at .i.3a AVENUE THEATRE. C'ILOBE theatre.—Les,see, W. S. PENLEY.— JT CHARLEY S AUNT, by Brandon Thomas. The Succe-s of the Century,    Still Running. EVERY EVENING, at 9.0. Preceded, nt 8.0. by THE JOURNEY’S END. Box-office open daily from 10.0 to 5.0. MATINEE TO-MORROW and EVERY SATUPOJAY. at 3.0 Olympia.—SPORTING and mili tary show. Twice Daily at 2.0 and 8.0. The Finest Entertainment ever yet produced at this colossal Palace of Amusement. General Manager. Sir Augustus Harris. GRAND TRIPLE PROGRAMME, Part I, CYCLIN G -CYCLING (UiKler N.C^.U. Itul-s). THE ELITE OF THE CYCLING WORLD. “The Public owe Sir Augustus Harris a liebt of gratitude as at no other resort has opportunity been afforde 1 (or witne.ssing the prowess of so many prominent cyclists at one and the same time,’ —Sportsman, OLYMPIA.    Part II. GRAND EPSOM CARNIVAL. The Derby Day with all its humorous incidents. MILITARY TOURNA.MENT. Tent Pegging. Tug of War. Hurdle Jumpin:/. Physical DriU, &c.. &c. The ROAD '10 CHITRAL. In vastness, mugn;licence, variety, and thrilling scenes, surpassing all Olympia s previous successes. Full Band of H.M. Scots Guards (Bandmaster-Mr. Dunkertou). by permission of Colonel Barrington ____Campbell.______ OLYMPIA.    PartTil. GRAND PROMENADE CONCERTS by Ririere's Celebrated Or.'hestra in the Palmarium,daily from 515 to 11.0, Selection by the Olympia Orchestral Band, from 12.0 to 5.0. All Seats Free to these Concerts. Abundant Seating—pleasant nooks—cosy corners— ciiarming llower be.ls—wirnfin:; walks—brilliant illu-miaations— lel gfitfui temperature. THL-i EVENING.-FRENCH NIGHT. The Programme on this occasion will include:— March................Lorraine ..............Ganne. Overture............“.Migaon” ............Thomas. Suite d'Orch-stra....Scenes Pittoresquo ....Mas'enet. Selection from ......“ Samson et Delila” ..St. Saens. &c., &c. OLYMPIA —OPEN from 12,0 to 11,0. Eleven hours of continual pleasure. Prici-s Is. to 5s. Thonsan'is of Fr.-e Seats. Refreshments nt Popular Prices, CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA. Santuzza .................... Madame Marie Duma. (Prima Donna C.>vent Garden Theatre and Carl Ro-a opera Company). Lola............................ Miss Florence Daly. Lucia .......................... Mis.s Muriel .:ack. Tiirridu........................ Mr Ben Davies. Alfio........................... M-. R'.-lrird Green. CAV7v“LLERIA RU.STICA.NA -QUEE.S b HaLL. TO-MORROW iSatur lav) AFI ERNoON. at 3.0. Ma.lame MARIK LU.MA. Madame EMILY iii.MlNG. Miss .MURIEL JACK. Miss FL'JRK.NCE DVLY. Ask at your Restaurant tor gALUTARIS WATER. Connoisseurs YVill note the extraordinary power possessed by this ^at«r in developing the bou.juet and fhivour of spirits, SalutarisWater Co., Tne Distillery, 235, Fuiham-road, London. Health restored w'ithout .medicine or EXPEN'Etofh.-MOST DISORDERED STOMACH, LUNGS. NERVI3. LIVKR, BLOOD. BOWELS, BL.ADDER, KIDNEYS, BRAIN, and BREATH, by DU BARRY'S REVALENiA ARABIf’A FOOD, which SAVES INVALIDS and CHILDREN, and also Rears succe'sfully infants whnse Debility had resisted all other treatment. It dijre- ts when all other food is rejected, .‘iavus 50 times its cost iu medicine. YEARS’ INVARIABLE SITCCESS. 100.000 ANNUAL CURES of Constipation, Flatulency, Dyspepsia, In.ligestion. Consumption. Dia'oetes. Coughs, Asthma, Catarrh, Phlegm, Diarrliu'a, Nervous Debility, Sleeplessness, D-spondency, Low Spirits. DU CARRY’^ and Co. (Limited), 77, Regent-street, l/oudon. W.; also in Paris, 14, Rue de Castiglione; anti at all Grocers, Chemists, and Stores evei^where. In tins, 2s., 3s. Gil.; 5Ibs., 14s. Sent carriage free. Also. DU BARRY'S REVALENTA BISCUITS, in tins, 3s. 6d. and 6s. 50 “ryHE queen of TABLE WATERS.” ^POLLINARIS. “HAS A CHARM WHICH MAKERS OP IJL ARTIFICIAL aerated WATERS DO NOT EVEN DP^AM OF.” Morning Advertiser, EPPS’S COCOAINE. COCOA-Nm EXTRACT. (Tea-like.) The choicest roasted mbs (broken np fceans) of the natural Cocoa, on being subjected to powerful hydraulic pressure, give forth their excess of oil, leaving for use a finely-flavoured nowder—" Cocoaine,” a product which, when prepared with boiling water, has the consi'ience of tea, of which it is now with many beneficially taking the place. Its active principle being a gentle nerve stimulant, supplies the needed energy without unduly exciting the system. Sold by Grocers. &c., in packets aud tins labelled James EPPS and Co. (Ltd.), Homijeopathic Chemists, London. THE STANDARD. TO CORRESPONDENTS. Wo Rive notice to ail our Coric.spoudents that wa cannot return rejected coininuaicatiotis. To this rule we cau make no exceptioti, v.’ibh regard cither to letters or enclosures. Nor can we enter iuto an* con eP}x»ude.iico respecting rejected corainunicatioas All ktters aud euclosur&j tbit are not iusortedarfl destroyeu. LONDON W’EATHER FOREC.AST THIS D.AY, Nortli-westerly an 1 westerly winds, strong to moderate, Sodm told hhowers, then fair. Morning . Afternoou HIGH WATER AT LONDON BRtDGB. This t)AV .    _1    T.>worrow 16 after 6 3d after’ 6 Morning AtCernoou 7 after 7 38 after 7 LONDON, FKIDAY, MARCH 6, London pavilion.—missjulie mackey'.— This celebra ed Artiste will appear EV’^RY’ EVENING an.l sing the songs whicn have been so euthusia»tically received on her provincial tour. London pavilion —h. g, know’les, "A Run on Feet.” TO-NIGHT an 1 EVKRY EVENING, B' GRAND VARIETY PROGRAMME. TO-NIGHT. Met. and District Klys.—.Managing Director. Is&ac Cohen.— To-NlGHT. a' 7 45. Grand R»-i.ro luetion of the Great Mili-Ury Drama. TOMMY ATKIN ‘. suppor eil by Murray Carson. U. w. C«ckbara, A. Marafa,Emox XTaa«. fiachei 2>e SoU*. 8. 0. Overture. 8. 8. The Gerettos, Musical Eccentrics. 8.20. Loui'Kiners.Equilibrist S.3& Hector am) l^uraine. Grotesques. 8.43. Mdlle. Vonare, Contortionist. 9l 0, Hacker and Leater, Bicyclists, aia “Blue Beard." Grand BaUet. 10. 0. Liane de Vries, Chan-teuse. 10.10. Techow’s Marrelloaa Cits. 10.25. Orchestral Selection iC.n.iuctor,Mons G. Jacobi'. 10.55,    The Hegelmanns, Sen sational Aerial Gymnasts. 10.55.    ** The Gathering of the Clans.*' ScottishBallet IONDON PAVILION.-TREMENDOUS PRO-J gramme.—lO-NIGHT ,'in 1 EVKRY EVENING. R. G. Kno" les, Florrif W.-'t, Chares Mildare, The M.lon Trio. Kate James, Harry Atkinson. Dorothy Hanbury, Nellie Navette, Reuben Hill. Julie Ma key, Jenny Valmore. The Northern Troupe. Lieut. Trav.s, Virlo, Arthur Rigby, Flo Oal-liniore. Brother« Horne. Daisy Woo ^ Lotto, Lilo. and otto, Jessie Lin.Uay. Barry, O’Brien and Itedding, The En^elDogs. and Kellinos, wonderful A.-roba’s, Prices fr,.m Is. to 3i, 3s. Do.jrs open at 7.50. Box-otfice open from r..C to 5.0. EN DAVIE.-> in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, . it ' he OUr-'EN S HA L. TO-MORROW Ai- iEiiNOON. 3.0 o’clock,_ SARDANAPALUS. .Music by Franco Loni. First time ol I’erioricance, DRURY LANE THEATRF: ROYBAL. Lessee and Manager. Sir Augustus Harris. THIS EVENING, at 7.30, CINDERELLA: Mesdames Ada Blanche, Alexandr» Da-.'mar. Isa Bowman. Lily Harold, Sophie Larkin, Emily Miller, Maggie Ripley, Lilie Comyns; Messrs. Dan Leno. Herbert Campbell, Lionel Rignold, Grifliths Brothers, and the Grigolati,s Aiirial Troupe. LYCEUM.’ THIS EVENING, at 8.15. E(jit THE CROWN : Mr. Forbes Bobertson, .Mr. Charles Dalton, Mr. Mackintosh, Mr. Ian Bobertson, Mr. Frank Gillmore, Mr. lisher White, Mr. ,7. Willes, Mr. Muiray Hathorn ; Miss Winifred Emery, Miss Sarah Brooke, Mrs. Patrick Campbell. ~ HAYMARKET^ Mr, Tree, Sole Le ssee and Manager. THIS EVENING, at 8 30, TRILBY: .Mr. Tree, Mr. Lionel Brough, Mr. F. McVicars, Mr. H. V. Esmond, Mr. C. M. Hallard, Mr. Hoinian Clark, Air. Gtiyer Mackay, Mr. Berte Thomas, Mr. H. Ro's. Mr. Allan.Mr. Gerald Du Manner; .Miss Frances Ivor, Miss Rosina Filijipi, and Mi.-s.s Dorothea Baird, ” bfllÀM'ES’s': I^esseennil Manager. Mr. George Alexander, THIS EVENING, at 8.0, THE PRISONER OF ZENDA: Mr. George Alexander, Messrs. Herbert Waring, W. H, Vernon Allan Aynesworth. Laurence Cautley. W. 11. Day. Vincent Sternroyd, Arthur Royston, Henry I.oraine, George P. Haw-trey, George Bancroft, Charles Glenney; MissEvelyn Millard, Miss Olga Brandon, Miss Mabel Hackney, Miss Lily Hanbury. LY RIC.' Mr, Wilson Barrett’s Season, THIS EVENING, at 3.15, THE SIGN OF THE CROSS: Mr. Wilson Barrett. Mi?s Mand Jeffries, and Company, 'criterion'; Le.ssee and Manager, Mr. Charles Wyndham. THIS EVENlNG.at 1,1). THE SQUIRE OF DAMES-. Mr. Charles Wyndham, Mr. Alfred Bishop. Mr. Bernard Goul l, Mr, H. De Lange. Mr. Frank Feiitou : Miss Granville, Miss Fay Davis, Miss B. Ferrar, an;i Miss .Mary Moore, garrick! Mr. W'lLLARD. THIS EVENING, nt B.'/.O. THE PROFESSOR’S LOVE STORY'. LAST rWO NIGHTS. Pr-’c.eded, at 8.0. by THE INTERVIEW. MATINEE TO MORROW, at ^30. LAST MATINEE. LAST TWO NIGHTS. VAUDEVILLE. Lessee. Mr. W.-e-lon Grossmith. THIS EVENING, at j.O. THE RO.MANCE OF THE SHOPWALKER: Mr. 'Weedon Grossmith. Messrs. ,S. Broufh. S. Warden, i. Volpe, D. James, C. H. Fenton. T. Hesilewoo.l ; Mesdames May Palfrey, Nina Houcicaiilt, M. Talbot, A. Hill, and M. A. Victor. At 8,30, .M1- RRIFIELD S GHOST, COMEDY, Leasee and .Manager. Mr. J. Comvns Carr. THIS E'\’'ENINO, at fi.50. (jOSSIP; Mr. I.eonard Boyne, Mr. Herbert Stan.ling. Mr. J, W. P;gott. Mr. Cosbam, .Mr. Champion, Mr. J. Byron; Mrs. Langtry. Miss Eleanor Calhoun.-Miss Esmd Beringer, Miss Annette Skirving, Miss Cara Daniels. ,______ ROYALTY\ THIS EVENING, at 8.4-j, TIIE CHILI WIDOW: Mr. Arthur Boun hier, Messrs. IClliot, Hen lrie, Kin^diorne. Vibart, permaiu. Troode. Kitts, Bayntun. Wood. A. Stuart, an.l W. Blakeley; MeMÌames Irene Vaabrai:.'i. H. Leigh, and Violet Vanbrugh. At 8.0, KITTY CLIVE-ACTREs.s. GLOBE. Lessee. \V. . Pen>v. THI> EVENING, at 9 0 CI'ARi.EY'.S AUNT: Mes«rs. F. Ncwton-Lin o.W. lOrerarI.Syd eyP.:\ on. l'.i'mer. C Tuorn-biiry, Riieve.s Smith :    A a Brans.'i', Emmie Merrick, Kat.- Orave<. A. L. Aurjionier. R. Kildare. Mabel Lane. At Si.0, THE J(.;URNEY .S END. OPERA'(:oMÌ(iUK. L’si,..e. Miss Nt- T.e l arren. ^ THIS EVENING, at 'J.lo. - H'.M:.'.-, O'BRIEK: Messrs. I'etinis O'Sudivai.. \V U. St.phens. Jos'ph O’.Mara, C. Magrath. l-:a.ik K.-ii.-r M Ii.t Kirkby Luun, Winifred Lu Hum, Maggie Dav e-.. B TO-.MORROW AFTERNOON, 3.Q o clock. EN DAVIES in sARDANAPALUS. .".t the QU! ES'S hall, TO-MORROW AFTtRNO iN. 5.0 o’clock. CAVALLERIA RU'T;! ’ANA, ARDANAPALUS. Madam.- .MARIK DUMA. At <,¿UEKN S hall __TO--MORROW AFTERNOON. 5.0 o’clock._ ADAME .MAlil -. DU >1A in OiMui at 7.45. Prices 6d. to 32. 3s. Telephone V» flfiS-ALFBBD MOUli. Oraeral Maau«i. OXFORD.—Grand Production of the great Realistic ^ jLBd Musical Sket< h THE LITTLE STOWAWAY, by Fred Bowyerand J. S. Baker, .''liss Alice May ue the Little otowaway. Mr. A. (X Lilly, Captain of the Kaikoura, supporle 1 by lOw auxiliaries. A liie-like representation ol a L;ner on the High Seas at Night. OXFORD.-EVERY BVENING.-UNEQUALLED . PROGRAMME.-“ The LitUe Stowaway.’ Marie ^llins, Flo Gallimore, Nellie Navette, R. G Knowles, Kate James, Jenny Vaimore, Kate Carney. Booker and Narbis, Atkinson, Little Chip. Charles Munk. Conway and Clark, Stebbing Troy>e, Charles Mil lare, Bros. Luck, the Firaro«, CrBrien and Redding, James Norrie, Passmore B o».. BeLonini. Mand Distin. Albert Christian, in his enormously enccessful p-atriotic song, entitled “ So.diers of the Queen, written and comnosed by Leslie Stuart. EVERY EVSfilNa. at 7.40. ud 8AXU&DAI AET£&Ii002fS. at 2.30. CAVALLEi;IA nU.-TICANA and SARDANAf'ALU-. TOMOER<nV AFTERNOON. 3.0 o'clock. SARDANaPALU.S. Myrrah.................... Queen........................ Sardanapalus................ Salamenes .................. (CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA. ^    SARDANAPALUS. Tickets, sofa stalls. 7s, 6d. ; family tickets, to admit four to stalls, 25s. ; grana circle (reserved), 6s.4 unreserved seats, 3s., 2s., Is., of the usual Agents, and at the HalL Madame Marie Duma. Ma Innie Emily Himing. Mr, B-ii Davies. Mr. Richard Green. AVK.s: at 8.0, a 'f-:. .Musical Play. THE NEW STANDARD THEATRE, B.C.—J. W. Turner’s Famous English Opera Co.-TO-NTGH*r, 7.40, DON GIOVANNI. Satttrdsy. “ Lily of Killarney.“ Monday. “Xhfl 'WluteLAdy.’’ TuMday. *‘Martha.' T;iI' EVENING. BARMAID: M-. .T. L. Sliine. Mes rs. Harrison Bro.- b i'iA .1. .L Dall.-xs, E, Dagnall, C. Rowan, (ieorire EH s .,:, C. Wii .jr l. .). Thomn-on; Misses Agn.'S Delaporic. .\Lg_'eH .in , .Maria i?akcr, Edith Denton, Ethel Gain. A;jties jn/rev; ie. an ; _>11 1.0'' <• C )b:ns._ 'THANH '    “ Propriefor, Mr. J. S C. ir e. Les-.^e, Mr. Scott Buist. THIS !'\'E.NINt>, at J.4. oN C-i.YNGE ; Mr. Felix Morris, Mr WLlia^i F.irren, 'lo t BiiiSt. -Mr. Y'orke Stephens. .Mr, Jam ^ Wei h. Mr. E. H. ly; .M imes. I^weretta Law-renc-^ Sp<>n -r E'unlon, (iw^-ii !o '’ii l-'lovd, Ali'.;^ Mansheld. At aO. THE .MAN_LN THE s| Ri:i.T._ CiURr.' Lessee an ! Müti ig -r, M-. Art bur Chudle gh. THIS EVENINO at V ,. i-.'. PONi.»'.RiiURV: Messrs. Charles Hawtres. i-> i,.-wis. Brm o i Tiionias. \V. Wyes. W.dwSeTrle, Win i-. H.iw'r.'y. Au .-ry Kit/.ge.rald Mesdames Lott'e Venne, Viol-I Lyster i v-iyn Harri-on. .i.i t Mr*. .John Wool, Prece lel.atSO. by A HI'^HLANi» LEGACY: Messrs. Brandon Thomas. E, W. Tarver Mi'S ¡•'¡orence Haydon, &ü. TERl'.Y'S. THIS E\T?NING, at 8.it. .JEüBUHY. JUNR.: Messrs. F, Kerr, J..hn Beauchamp. Arthur y a.fa r. Gilbert Farquhar, W. J. Rob-rtson, J U Mac a-, (•. E. Be.lamy, L. Power. E. Beeeher, O.Sbiilinef jrd; Me- 1 in -s Eva .Moore. Emily Cross, Elsie Chester, Mona R. O.-^m. hor<-, Terapieton, anU Maude Millett. At7,55^AN OLDGARDKN._____ PRINCV.SS’«. THIS E-VENING. at 3 S., THE COLLEEN BAWN: Messrs. Bobert Pat«man, Richar • I’ur.io.., Tom T> rri«s. J. Powell. F. Harling.C. H. Kenny G. Y'ates. W. . soni; Mesaam»s B«au-montCollins, Dion B .ncicault. Ha-r ■ tv Ciifton. Alice Vitu, AcaeaH«wltU ^n«ad«d. M 7.45. bv HEÜLE äüE 00&& Signor Crispi announced at tho reopening of tho Italian Chambers, yQstorchiy, that he anti his (jollt'airues had tendered their resignations which had been acooptecl, Tho House inime^ diattjly rose. Great exciteiaenb existtid in tho streets aud iu the Chambers, Uiir Corro-spondent at Eonie telu-ra*phs tJiat the proba-bilitics point to tho formation ui a Cabinet by the Mavehese Di Kudini, The iSchool Hoard, yesterday, rccc>ired protests from a number of Vestries and Local Boiirds against the increase in tlio School rate. It was resolved to reply that the matter lay withhi the compotonce of the ratepayers. The greater portion of the sittiiiji wa.s devoted to matters arising out oi JMr, liitiiY’.s claim to put questions as to thoir reh^ious belief to candidates for appointment as teachers. The proceedings at the St George's Election inquiry yesterday were again acrnnonious, the line of cross-examination pursued by Mr, Willis evoking repeated protests from the Judges and Coun.sel for Mr. Makk.s. Before tho Court adjourned Mr, Jelp intimated that he had only one or two more ^^'ltnesse3 to call, and he would address the Couirt this morning. Quieter weather prevailed generally over our Islands j'esterday, and the boisterous winds which wero blowing during tho earlier part of tho week had for tho most part subsided. Frost was experienced on the ground over Great Britain on Wednesday night, but temperatures wero fairly higli during the day, fifty dt)grees being touched iu many parts of the Kingdom. The weather was fair in the south and east, but it was not at all settled in tho north and west. The day was fine in London, and the thermo* meter rose to fifty degrees. Mr, Justice Kekewich yesterday gave judgment on a point arising out of the case ia which the Paymaster General had paid over SIX thousand pounds upon documents forged by John Arthur Hales, who had been convicted of the frauds. It was sought to make two solicitors, Mr, John Clear anti his partner, Mr. James Ernest Green, liable for this amount. The Judge pointed out that before Mr. Clkar knew anything of the matter four thousand pounds had been paid out of the bank to someone personating Mr. Joseph M.osi4S Marsh, and to that extent Mr. Clkae was exonerated. Ho would, however, haye to make good so much of the remainder as had been lost, owing to his not having made proper inquirie.s. Mr, Green was acquitted of all moral blame, but the question of his liability as a partner was reserved. The trial, at the Central Criminal Court, oi tho five men charged with frauds in connectioa with a bogus Marriage Agency, came to a close yesterday. It was stated that persons had complained to tho police of having been defrauded by tho Defendants over since 1863. Tho Jury acquitted AIaddows, and were unable to agree in regard to Hen.naji, who was released on bail until tho next Sessions, The other threo being found guilty, Skatus, the ringleader, was sentenced to five years-’ penal servitude ; and Abrahams (whois above seventy years of age) and Mortimer to throe years’ each. The "Norwegian, named Adolph Bkce, who had obtained quantities o£ jewellery from women at tho West-end by fraudulent pretences, was convicted, at tho Central Criminal Court yesterday, aud sentenced to seven years’ penal servitude. At the instance of tho London County Council, John Davies, a dairyman in Park-street, Camden Town, was siimmunetl to Maryle-bone Police-court yesterday for selling milkoa promises whore there had been scarlet fever, but which had not been disinfected. It was stated that two of his daughters having been attacked by the disease, he had been warned not to carry on his business, but ho disregarded the warning. He was lined three pounds lifteen shillings. Call money was plentiful yesterday at^-toj per cent,, and the discount rate for three months’ Bank bills was quoted easier at 13-16 I)er cent. The Stock Markets wero gonerall/ quiet. Foreign Government Securities and American descriptions showed some improvement, but the tone in most other departments Wits dull. Consols declined o-ltj, to 109li-15 o-lG for money, and    § for the account. The foreign gold operations at tho Bank wer» trilling. The Government were fortunate enough last night to bring the preliminary Debate on tha Mavy Estimates to a conclusion, and to get into Committoo before tho House rose, could not reasonably hope to escape an att^k from those who desire an overwlielming Ficet to meet imaginary dangers. I’eirg irrc.spon-sible, and free from all troublesoiuo considerations of ways and means, those critics caii try any moasuro by an impo siblo standard» and prontjunco it inadequate. They ar® not content even though the Government have provided for an outlay of naoro than twenty-one millions on the Navy during tha coming year. With all deference to Sir Chabi<E3 Dilke’s authority anil grasp of his subject, a speech in many ways able and patriotic was vitiated by this argument ftom incorrect premisses. Ho found fault with tho total of mon proposed, because we could not with that number send all our ships to sea, and because wo had no force in reserve to meet the inevitable wastaga of action. He lamented the rapitl disappearance of the British able seaman from our merchant shipping. He was not satibtied with our brilliant performance in tho mobilisation, no only of tho Flying Squadron, but also of a large force of destroyers. He was ^ th;it the French and German system oi mobi.i' sation was far better, though, as he admitte » these Poweis have to deal with a much smaller number of ships. Even if his statement wer^ correct, it doe.^ not condemn our own organi sation, which has to face quite different pr<^ blems. Ho maintained thtit the new programiD^ of construction was inadequate to secure supremacy, overlooking the fact that . spending upwards of seven millions ^ siiips, cruisers, and torpedo-boata-"* ■ far larger than the combined outlay France, llussia, and Germany. with some reason, on the presence of o on board our earlier ironclads, t 0« he must know that on board Frenc hips, also, there are antiqa But when he found fault wi must know that Russian ships, also, weapons. But when he iouh« — responsible ofBcials at the Admiralty ® « ing to demand last year a sufficient money for £ui^« be surely liad ioreottn ;