1895 - 1896Fifth Lyceum company tour of North America
30 September-26 October 1895

Much Ado About Nothing (etc.)

Location Tremont Theatre, 176 Tremont Street, Boston, USA
Plays performed Much Ado About Nothing; The Merchant of Venice

Programmes

1. Programme

Date Saturday 26 October 1895 [15]
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice; Much Ado About Nothing
Production Date(s) [30 September 1895] to 26 October 1895
Venue Tremont Theatre
Venue address Boston [USA]
Time of performance 7.45pm
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D711 Original record
Held by The British Library
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Tremont – T. Mitchell W. Shalbach Decorators.
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Tremont Theatre. Mr. Henry E. Abbey, Mr. Jno. B. Schoeffel, Mr. Maurice Grau – Proprietors and Managers. Executive staff. Acting Manager – Mr. Wm. Seymour, Business Manaher – Mr. Nath Childs, Treasurer – Mr. Philip A. Shea, Leader of Orchestra – Mr. E. N. Catlin, Scenic Artist – Mr. Charles W. Witham, Stage Carpenter – Mr. Edwin Morse, Property Maker – Mr. J. G. Eatee, Gas and Electrics – Mr. Wm. J. Kelly, Engineer – Mr. Jno. A. Carpenter. Evening Performances at 7.45. Saturday Matinee at 2. Doors open at 7.15 and 1.30. Scale of prices for this engagement, Boxes lower floor - $25.00, Boxes second tier - $20.00, Lower floor - $3.00, Front balcony, 5 rows - $3.00, Balcony, 6 rows - $2.00, Second balcony, entire - $1.00, General admission - $1.00, Gallery admission - $0.50. John Cashman & Co., Printers, Boston. Programmes furnished by Boston Theatrical Publishing Co., Tremont Theatre Building, to whom all inquiries for advertising space should be addressed. Furniture used in this Theatre, from C. E. Osgood & Co., 748 Washington Street. Silver Ware from the Meriden Britannia Co., Fire Irons, fenders, etc., from Crawley. Rugs, Medallions, etc., from Messrs. John F. Pray Sons & Co. The "Knabe" Pianos used in this theatre, from the warerooms of E. W. Tyler, 178 Tremont Street. "Lisst" Organs from the Mason & Hamlin Gas Fixtures and Electrical Lighting from C. H. McKenney & Co., 634 Washington St. Articles found by patrons may be returned to the Box Office., where owners can claim them. The Armstrong Lithia Water served to patrons. Entrance to the Second Balcony, Family Circle and Gallery, either from the main (front) vestibule on Tremont Street by the broad staircase and passageway, or from Avery Street. The Box Office for the former entrance will be found at the head of the first flight of stairs, for the latter, on the lower floor at Avery Street. Both these offices are open during the evening for the sale of seats to the upper tier; during the day, seats to all parts of the house are to be obtained at the principal Box-Office in the Tremont Street Lobby. Holders of seats will find the Avery Street entrance convenience, especially when coming to the Theatre from Washington Street. Gentlemen's Coat Room in the Grand Foyer. Ladies' Parlors, Cloak, and retiring rooms, at the rear of the Auditorium, main floor, and First Balcony. Gentlement's Smoking-Room in the Basement, Leading from the Grand Foyer. Opera Glasses to let in Ladies' Parlor. Oriental Rugs. Some facts respecting the most beautiful and durable floor coverings known. [Information supplied by John H. Pray, Sons & Co., 658 Washington St., opp. Boylston St.] [Second Article.] When Homer wrote the epic Iliad and the Odyssey, the use of carpets, or as the Latins afterwards called them, tapetes, had become in a measure common among the higher classes. In that day they were usually white or plain in color, rarely of various colors. The now long lost purple dye of the Tyrians was even occasionally used as a coloring. Ptolemy Philadelphus, on the occasion of a remarkable banquet when even the couches were golden, spread 200 of these purple carpets of the finest wool. And with the pattern on both sides, one under each couch, and according to Callixenus, his biographer, hid that part of the floor still bare with richly embroidered rugs. The walls, too, were not improbably decked with still choicer specimens of the carpet weaver's art. The Romans made constant use of the tapetes, not only in the form of rugs and carpets, but also in that of tapestries. Their houses and temples, walls and floors, tables and couches were splendid with them, and their trading ships brought them from the East, just as ours to to-day. Long rotted are the tapetes that Greek and Roman civilization used; dust are the carpets that the Venetian doges raped from the long slumbering East, for the adornment of those marvellous palaces of theirs – palaces that the Adriatic's waves still caress; gone are the rugs that Moorish warriors brought with them when they stamped their oriental architecture upon the Spanish country; and yet in Persia, at the shrines of Koom and [?], covering tenderly the tombs of long dead monarchs, there are even at this day tattered fragments of wonderful workmenship, silken threads and knots that once formed carpet coverings to the marble death chambers of those mighty [?] kings who lived and ruled hundreds and hundreds of years ago. One might search all Persia and, of course, find no other specimens of this marvellous carpet weaving art, (art that may be as old as man), that can compare with these fragments, in point of age. Nor, for the sake of that art, does one need to do so, for the modern carpets of the Orient, made after the old designs and patterns and in the same way, never equal the old – why no one can positively say. [to be continued]. Baker's Choice Candies. Our annual Buttercup Season is at hand. Cream Peppermints, Ice Cream Candy, and Yucatans. Made and sold only at 168 Tremont St. Near Theatre. Geo. G. Page Box Co. 3 to 13 Hampshire St. Cambridgeport Mass. Telephone Connection. Manufacturers of packing boxes and box shook. Royal powdered soap. Warranted absolutely pure. Contains no coustic soda or potash. Royal Powdered Soap Co. Canton Junct. Mass. Waterproof [?]. Highest Award, All Expositions. In Europe or America. Largest Chocolate Factory in the World. Chocolat Menier. Chocolat Menier. American Branch: West Broadway, Corner Leonard St., New York City. Wheels are coming your way! That is, the wheels of our wagon pass your door and will call for anything you wish to have cleansed, dyed, or laundered. Our latest color book is worth seeing. Old materials can be dyed to look like new. Dresses dyed or cleansed, whole or ripped. Largest. Oldest. Best. Lewando's French Dyeing and Cleansing Establishment. W. L. Crosby, Manager. 17 Temple Place. 284 Bolyston St. Telephone. Free Delivery. Manufacturer's Bankrupt Stock of Boots and Shoes at about 50c on the dollar. The following letter will explain: Lynn, Oct, 9, '95. Messrs. B. F. Larrabee & Co., Boston: Gents: We have decided to accept your exceedingly low spot cash offer for the entire stock of Fine Boots and Oxford Ties, manufactured by Chas. A. Roberts & Co., although the price is a great sacrifice from actual cost. Yours respectfully, Eugene F. Carthy, Assigner. Messrs. Roberts & Co. of Lynn. Mass., were manufacturers of high-grade footwear. We bought their entire stock, manufactured expressly for this fall's trade, at a price which enables us to sell the goods at about 50c. on the dollar. Sale! Commences Monday, Oct. 14. B. F. Larrabee & Co. Washington St. Temple Pl. West St. "A Healing Wonder." Comfort Powder. The great external remedy. For all diseases of the skin. Mother's friend, baby's joy. Safe and certain. It nourishes the skin in a natural way, and before many days it is free from all blemish. Sold by druggists. Price 50 cents per box, postage paid. Comfort Pow Co. Hartford, Ct. Send 2 two-cent stamps for liberal sample and book.
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L. P. Hollander & Co. Ladies' Furs of every description. Alaska Seal Coats and Capes. Persian Coats and Capes. Moire Astrachan Capes and Collarettes. Fancy Neck Pieces of all Fashionable Furs. Fur Lined and Fur Trimmed Garments. Fur Garments made over and repaired. Prices we guarantee are as low as can be found in the city. We have just received the last of our importations of Ladies' French Mantles, a remarkable collection of Rich Garments. Also some entirely new designs in plain and fur trimmed jackets and theatre and evening wraps. Crackers for social occasions. Ladies do not consider their "At Homes," "Teas" or "Progressive Card Parties" complete without our Aristocracy registered and at home desirable for those who entertain. Handsome one-pound packages. Manufactured by Boston Bakery. United States Baking Co., Boston, Mass., U.S.A. For sale by leading grocers Good digestion, rich blood and refreshing sleep. Follow the use of Noris Ext. of Malt. La Flor De Vallens is the clear Havana Cigar of the United States. Spanish Workmanship. Choice colors. Thirty Sizes. Eugene Vallens & Co., Manufacturers. Cobb, Bates & Verxa, Eastern Agents.
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Artistic Headwear. Genius and skill are shown in every Hat and Bonnet designed and trimmed by our millinery artists. Any woman would be delighted with one of their fascinating creations. We are displaying pretty models in Theatre Hats. Wm. S. Butler & Co. Tremont and Bosworth Sts. Boston Cooking School, 174 Tremont Street. Classes now forming. 12 Lessons Plain Cooking - $12.00, 12 Lessons Richer Cooking - $15.00, 12 Lessons Fancy Cooking - $18.00. Cost of materials, $3 to $6 a course, will be extra. Demonstration Lectures for Housekeepers will be given every Wednesday, beginning October 30, at 10 a.m. Admission 50 cents. Send for circulars. Miss Fannie Merritt Farmer, Principal. Smoke 7-20-4 10c. Cigar. R. G. Sullivan, Mtr., Manchester, N. H. Boston Distributors. Jas. Quinn & Co., F. A. Dodge & Co., 294 Federal St. 76 Portland St. C. H. Thwing & Co. Tailors, Chambers, 410 Washington Street. Fall and Winter goods now ready for inspection. L. Starratt & Co. Ladies' Tailors and Dressmakers, 171a Tremont St., rooms 61 and 69. Opera Wraps at short notice. John C. Paige, 20 Kilby St., Boston. Any kind of insurance at attractive prices. Hotel Brunswick Cigar. Highest Award at World's Fair. O. L. Fern & Co. Wholesale Eastern Agents, 95 Union Street, Boston. Oriental Rugs and Carpets every variety and description, rarest and choicest, at lowest possible prices. Ateshian & Co. 170 Tremont St. (Corner Mason). Established 1883. Always use the best Miller's Gamecock. The King of all Whiskies. Sold everywhere. Elson, 9 Park St., near Beacon. Watches, Diamonds, and Foreign Silver Ware. A Speciality Made of Repairing. Found – the only perfect bottled ale in the world. Evans & Sons' India Pale Ale is as clear as crystal, mellow as old wine, of exquisite flavour, the delight of the connoisseur. Has no sediment. On sale at The Adams House, The Albany, Clark's Hotel, Reynolds House, Sullivan's, Avery St., Brigham's and the Crawford House. Clark & Roberts, Wholesale Agents…. 221 and 223 State St. Helene Millinery Parlors, 218 Boylston Street, 58 Park Square, Boston. Miss I. H. Gallagher. Rooms 1, 2-3. The Famous Glove Fitting Corsets. We carry several lines of the Famous Thomson Glove Fitting Corsets, which adapt themselves to all figures, insuring comfort and ease. Every corset is warranted. We have experienced fitters who will see that all Corsets are properly fitted if desired. Shepard, Norwell & Co. Winter Street and Temple Place – Boston. Buy your pipes of the importers and manufacturers. F. Abraham & Son. 25-27-29 Court St., Boston. James W. Hawley, the noted Ladies Tailor and Dressmaker. I make, where ladies furnish their own material. Coat, $7 to $9 up ; Dresses $10 up ; Riding Habits, $12, up. 7 Temple Place. Take Elevator. Ladies no doubt you've tried many kinds of things. To cure your head when aching. Next time, try Maqueina, which always brings relief soon after taking. Ask your druggist for it. J. B. Holland & Co., Roxbury, Mass. Mechanic's Fair. C.M.A. Building, Huntington Ave. Boston, Oct. 2 to Nov. 30. With a record of Eighteen successful exhibitions the Mechanics Association assures the public that the nineteenth will be equal to its predecessors in all respects, and present some novel attractions. Fine music, by best Musical Organizations. Four concerts daily. Cheap Excursions from all over New England. Popular price of admission, 25 cents. Walter M. Eddy. 144a Tremont St. Boston. Choice designs for Art Embroidery. We are showing a large line of stamped picture frames. Boylston Family Wine Store, Wines, Liquors, Etc. 43 Boylston Street, Boston. Bottled Goods. Family Trade a Speciality. Open until 11 p.m. A good place to drop in after the performance. The Latest Fad. Turkish Café and Smoke Parlors. The only place of its kind in Boston. Drop in after the Theatre. 595 Washington St., Next to Clark's Hotel. Gibson's XXXX Rye Whiskey. "Best in the World." Exclusive Designs in Storm Garments. Mackintoshes, Cravenettes. All Grades. Popular Prices. Largest Rubber Store in Boston. Cleve & Krim. Metropolitan Rubber Company. 49 Summer Street. Canopies for weddings and receptions. Also tents to let for all occasions. Robert Miller & Co., 230 State St., Boston. Eastern Frame Co. Manufacturers and Dealers in Pictures and Frames of all kinds. Artistic Frames made to order. No. 90 Portland St., Boston. Call and see us: We can save you money. G. W. Waite, Manager. C. Lothrop Higgins, (Late designer with L. D. Walker) Pattern Hats and Bonnets at retail. Order work a speciality popular prices. 7 Temple Place, cor. Tremont. Room 24. Take Elevator.
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New Goods this Week. Onyx and China Table Lamps from $5 to $20. German Beer Mugs, very ornamental, from $1 to $10. Opera Glasses, from $3 to $10. A beautiful line of shell combs, hairpins, and hair ornaments, at all prices. Combination pocket-books and card cases in new leathers. Dainty designs with silver corners. Moderate Prices. A. Stowell & Co., 24 Winter Street. Crystaline Salt is refined to suit the taste of the American people, who know a good thing when they see it. "Ellen Terry Joynette." New Tortoise Shell. Andrew J. Lloyd & Co opticians. 323 and 325 Washington St., only Branch, 454 Boylston Street, Boston. Rose-Attar. Used by the Royal Families of Europe. A most delicate and delightful Toilet Requisite for the Face, Hands, and Complexion. E.H. Cutler & Co. Sole Agents for U.S. Not a cosmetic. Absolutely Harmless. Price, 50 cents. Miss Ellen Terry, the greatest of living actresses says: "Rose-Attar is delicious. I find it invaluable in all weathers." Sold by S. S. Pierce & Co., Cobb, Bates & Yerxa, Jordan, Marsh & Co., R. H. Stearns & Co., C. F. Hovey & Co., D. R. Emerson & Co., and all first class druggists. Estey Organs Pianos. Decker Bros. Ludwig Pianos. Organs and Pianos to rent. 180 Tremont Street. Haviland China Chocolade Pot. "The Latest Shape" $2.25 only, as advertised. Fine China and Glassware. F. Vorenberg & Co. 171 Tremont St., Cor. Mason St. Knabe Piano Fortes. Unequalled in Tone, Touch, Workmanship and Durability. Terms reasonable. Oliver Ditson Co., Sole Agents, E. E. Tyler, Mgr., 453-463 Washington St. Weber 25-27 Temple Pl. 33 West Street. Oysters and Salads. Genuine Vienna Ices a speciality. Open after Theatres. Second Season Cheiro the Palmist. 423 Boylston Street (opposite the Berkeley). To save waiting write in advance for appointments. Cheiro is about to open select classes for particulars apply to secretary. P. B. Ale is pure and healthful; is prescribed by physicians, and used exclusively in the Massachusetts General and Boston City Hospitals. Sold Everywhere. Brewed and Bottled by A. C. Van Nostrand, Burker Hill, Breweries. Established 1821. Charlestowe. Programme. Evenings at 7.45. Week of Oct. 21, 1895. Saturday Matinee at 2. Fourth and last week of Henry Irving, Miss Ellen Terry and the London Lyceum Company. Direction of Abbey, Schoeffel & Grau. This, Saturday Evening, October 26, at 7.45 punctually. Cast. The performance will commence with Journeys End in Lovers' Meeting. A proverb in one Act, by John Oliver Hobbes. (The Situations suggested by George Moore, from the French of Caraquel.) Lady Soupire – Miss Ellen Terry, Sir Philip Soupire – Mr. Frank Cooper, Captain Maramour – Mr. Ben Webster. Cast. To be followed by a play in one Act, A Story of Waterloo by A. Conan Doyle. (1815 – 1881). Corporal Gregory Brewster, a Waterloo Veteran – Henry Irving. Sergeant Archie McDonald, R. A. – Mr. Fuller Mellish, Colonel James Midwinter, Royal Scots Guards – Mr. Ben Webster, Nora Brewster, the Corporal's Grand-Niece – Miss Brenda Gibson. Scene – Brewster's Lodgings.
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Programme continued. The Merchant of Venice. Cast, Shylock – Henry Irving, Bassanio – Mr. F. Cooper, Duke of Venice – Mr. Howe, Antonio – Mr. F. H. Macklin, Salanio – Mr. Lacy, Salarino – Mr. Martin Harvey, Gratiano – Mr. Ben Webster, Clerk of the Court – Mr. Tabb, Nerissa – Miss Maud Milton and Portia – Miss Ellen Terry. Scene: Venice – A Court of Justice. Hawes Craven. Concluding with the church scene from Shakespeare's comedy of Much Ado About Nothing. Cast. Benedick – Henry Irving, Don Pedro – Mr. Frank Cooper, Claudio – Mr. Ben Webster, Don John – Mr. Martin Harvey, Leonato – Mr. Tyars, Friar Francis – Mr. S. Valentine, Hero – Miss Julia Arthur and Beatrice – Miss Ellen Terry. Ladies, Gentlemen, Pages, Attendants, Guards, etc. Programme of Music. Overture Reveil Du Printemps – Saint George, Medley Overture "Rank and File" – Meredith Ball, Ballet Music, "Faust" – Gounod, Entre'acte, "Much Ado About Nothing" – Meredith Ball. For Henry Irving, Stage Manager – Mr. H. J. Loveday, Musical Director – Mr. J. Meredith Ball, Treasurer – Mr. C. E. Howson, Acting Manager – Mr. Bram Stoker. For Abbey, Schoeffel & Grau, Jno. E. Warner – Gen'l Agent, Myron B. Rice – Representative. Next Week: E. M. and Joseph Holland in a "Social Highwayman." Neck dress, exclusive effects for Fall. Choicest fabrics, $1, $1.50, $2. Ray, Men's furnisher, cor. Washington and West Sts., Boston. Novelty Supply Company. Novelties in Silver. Novelties in Ribbons. Novelties in whist prizes. Useful and ornamental souvenirs. 29 Temple Place – Room 7. A. M. Newell, Manager. Geo. A. Plummer & Co. 531 and 535 Washington St. Ladies Fine Cloaks and Silk Waists for street or evening wear. Our special bandanna waist, same as represented, made of silk handkerchiefs. The border forming yoke and sleeve trimming. A decided novelty for Theatre wear. Otto J. Piehla Furrier. 12 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass. Bent & Co. Something entirely new! Bent's (established 1801). Water Wafers. Absolutely Pure. A delicate and delicious lunch for the ladies. Also, home made vanilla, strawberry, chocolate, lemon and ginger waters, in one and two pound tins. For sale by S. S. Pierce & Co., and all first-class grocers. Furs. Now is the time for repair work. We re-dye and remodel seal sacques, and do repair work of all kinds in the very best manner. Edward Kakas & Sons, 162 Tremont Street, Boston. Men's fashionable clothes. These days it costs but a trifle more for the Highest Grade of Tailoring than for the cheap kind, providing you go to the right place, and there is no better place than Messrs. Alland Bros., of 3 and 4 Park St. Their Suitings of Overcoatings from $35 to $40, Trouserings from $8 to $12, made to your order from the finest English Materials, elegantly cut and fitted, are of such a high character that the most fastidious dresser who is now paying nearly twice the amount for his clothes would be proud to wear them. It will pay you to examine. Look at our windows. Allan Bros., Practical Tailors. 3 and 4 Park St. (street floor), Boston. Dress Suits, Silk Lined, $50 and upwards. M. E. Moore, Modiste, 175 Tremont Street, Evans House, Suite 35, Boston, Mass. The Mason and Hamlin Pianos with their improved method of stringing. Highest honors at Chicago. Mason & Hamlin. The Celebrated Liszt Church organ for Parlors, Churches, Music Halls, Catalogue Free. Boston, New York, Chicago, Kansas City.
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Next week, Monday Evening, October 28. First Joint Appearance of Messrs. E. M. and Joseph Holland under management of Mr. Richard Mansfield and supported by members of his stock company from the Garrick Theatre, New York, presenting their instantaneous and enormous success "A Social Highwayman" dramatized by Mary T. Stone, from the story of Elizabeth Phipps Train in Lippincott's Magazine. Regular Matinees Wednesday and Saturday. The New York critics are for one unanimous and unreserved in their praise, as the following excerpts amply prove: "A Social Highwayman" is incomparably the most interesting play the present season has thus far produced *** Not only was the play extremely fascinating, but the performance, too, was in every sense admirable". – Herald. In "A Social Highwayman" Mary T. Stone has given us a play more in accord with true dramatic art than any other produced in a decade, and it possesses the merit of originality.*** The play is a novelty. – Telegram. Whoever made the play deserves much credit. It affords the two Hollands the occasion they required for the display of their delightful skill and art. It held the audience steadily." – World. Don't fail to see "A Social Highwayman." This dramatization of a novel succeeds because **** it doesn't define heart throbs with a foot-rule, or deal out emotions with a quart measure." – Evening World. And a dozen more just as strong. If your jewellery is broken, and you want it nicely repaired a good place to leave it is Bell's Repairing Department. Diamond Jewelry given special attention. We put in mainsprings for 50 cents, and clean watches for $1.00. Our prices are about one half the usual rates, yet we warrant all work. Bell, Jeweler, 3 Temple Pl. Ladies' Costumes and Dinner Gowns $12 and upwards. Strictly tailor-made gowns, jackets, and habits. Perfect fit guaranteed. H. P. Gamble, late of Hollander's, 274 Boylston Street, Boston. The Holmes Co., High-Grade Union Under-Garments and Equestrian Tight, specialities to order., Silk and Wool. 49, Temple Place, Boston, Mass. The latest triumph of the glovers art is the new pique walking glove for ladies shown in the window of Centemeri Glove Store introduced last autumn and received with great favor. They come in evening as well as street shades, and being fine as the finest kid, can be used for almost any occasion; will last an entire season with hard wear, and what is more remarkable and pleasing, hold their shape to the end, and yet the price is but $1.35. With such qualities and at such a price is it any wonder that they found instant favour, especially when you consider the poor quality of the average glove sold even in the high-priced stores? Phillips, 17 Temple Place, Centemeri and Laprey Gloves. Buttons and Foster's new fastenings. C. H. Belledeu, Carpenter and Builder, 5 Province Court. Telephone, No. 1426. Boston, Mass. Office and Store Fittings, Store Fronts and Alteration Jobs a speciality. After the play see the Crystal Maze. Near Tremont Theatre. Admission 15 cents. Schlitz's Milwaukee Beer has not yet found its equal in the market try it and be convinced. For sale by all leading Dealers, Hotels, Grocers and Restaurants. Telephone : 954. Jos. Gahm, N. E. Agt., Office: 125 Purchase Street. Castle Sq. Hotel, 423 to 431 Tremont Street, 2 to 18 Chandler Street. European Plan (every room has a private bath). Rates, Table D'Hote Dinner. Served in Chandler Street Dining Room from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. $1.00 per day and upwards. For 60 cents. GEO. H. Tessier & Co., Proprietors. "Cravenette". The ideal storm cloth. Beware of imitations. You can rely upon a cloth with the above stamp on its selvedge or back. It will shed rain. It will stand hard wear. Ask for Cravenette. It comes both in rough and smooth finish. You will find an assortment of colors at all first-class dry goods houses. Adams' Pepsin Tutti-Frutti Euchre Clubs Trump which wins? Aids digestion. Good digestion for a Cent. A cent for a stick of Adams' Pepsin Tutti-Frutti, and lose your indigestion – or keep the cent in your pocket and the dyspepsia in your stomach – it's a question of cents and sense. 412 The Famous "Jackson Hat" and the celebrated Miller New York Hat. Sole Boston Agency. Fine Furs. Jos. A. Jackson established 34 years. Washington St. All cigars made under good Sanitary Conditions bear the Blue Label. Many brands of cigars which are well advertised are made by Coolies, machine labor, or the product of the infamous Tenement House system of New York. If you wish to some a cigar made in a clean factory, see that the Blue Label is on the box. Remember it is not the Revenue Stamp. All clean shops use the label.
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Wedding and Society Engraving and Printing. Executed in the latest and most approved styles by the W. H. Wood Engraving Co., Nos. 37 and 41 Temple Place. A saving is made by doing business with us direct. Fall comfort demands open fires. Fine Fire Goods. Fenders, Andirons, Fire Sets, Grates, Screens, everything in fireplace furnishings. R. Hollings & Co. Manufacturers and Importers. 523-525 Washington St. After the Theatre Dooling's Restaurant. Salads, oysters, ices, etc. Catering in any part of New England. 157 Tremont Street, few doors of Tremont Theatre. Near West St. Dana W. Bennett & Co., insurance. 82 Water Street, Boston. London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Co., of Liverpool England. Standard Life and Accident Insurance Co., of Detroit, Mich. All forms of Liability Policies. Coming attractions. Monday, October 28. Messrs. E. M. and Joseph Holland in their successful new play "A Social Highwayman," direct from the Garrick Theatre, New York City. Mme. Sarah Bernhardt, Mr. John Hare, James O'Neill, Clara Morris, Francis Wilson, Della Fox, DeWolf Hopper, The Bostonians, "Little Christopher," Frank Mayo, in "Puddin Head Wilson." The Cadets, and Gilbert and Carr's Comic Opera, "His Excellency." G. H. Kurkjian, practical furrier, No. 7 Park Square (Rooms 9 and 10). Fur Garments of all descriptions made to order. Fur trimmings cut to pattern or by the yard for the Tailoring and Dress Making Trade at most reasonable prices. Fur Garments altered, cleansed, dyed and repaired. 146 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. Hiegler's Pure Candies. Madam Fonda. The only lady furrier in New England. Now is the time to have your furs redyed and remodelled. New garments made to order in the latest Parisian styles. 180 Tremont Street, Room 1. Take Elevator. Fisher's Café and Spa. 659 Washington St. open all night. Also at Tremont St. Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Hold and cold soda. Ladies' Luncheon. H. W. Fisher. Aching Feet. Whatever the cause, quickly and painlessly relieved by N. Kenison & Sons., Corns and Bunions. Established 1840. 58 Winter St, 37 Tremont St. Hugo Pinksohn, 287 Tremont Street, Boston. Fine Tailoring. Your clothes kept in repair for one year, free of charge. Merchant Tailor. New England College of Modern and Ancient languages. Boston and San Francisco. Thorough instruction in all modern and ancient languages by experienced teachers, graduates of leading European Universities. Popular weekly lectures in English, German, French and Italian. Directors, Arnold W. Spanhoofd, Editor of "Germania", Paul Kunzer, Ph. D., (Berlin), Principal of French Dept., Alfred Hennequin, Ph. D., of Paris ; recently Professor of Romance Language at the University of Michigan. 120 Tremont St., Boston. Fall Carpets. We are showing the finest line of Scotch Axminsters, English Wiltons and Brussels, American Wiltons and Brussels. All new goods and styles. Our own specialities. Also a full line in open stock at prices lower than ever. Joel Goldthwait & Co. 163 to 169 Washington St. (Near Cornhill). Elegant Rich Dresden Lamps Banquet and Princess Sizes. Most extensive, exclusive, and varied assortment ever show in New England. Our Silk Shades have a national reputation. The finest and most stylish made in the world. Inspect our Lamps and Shades at the only exclusive lamp store in the country. Lamps and Shades only. Boston Art Lamp Shade Co. No. 1 West Street. November Weddings. Arriving by almost every steamer from Liverpool, Antwerp and Havre, the choicest new things known to the potter's and glass maker's art, now current in the best china shops of London, Paris, Berlin and Vienna adapted to Wedding and Complimentary Gifts, costing from $5.00 to $200 each. Whist Prizes, an extensive exhibit; novelties costing from 50 cents to $3.00 each. Inspection invited. Jones, McDuffee & Stratton, China, Glass, and Lamp Merchants, 120 Franklin St. Seven Floors, Wholesale and Retail. International Fur Company. 39 to 45 Summer St., adjoining C. F. Hovey & Co. Boston. Rich Furs. The latest styles. The best workmanship. Cloaks. A choice and well selected assortment of the best Paris, Berlin and New York makers. Strictly one price.
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Rochester Brew. Co. Rochester. N.Y. Riengi Beer. The finest bottled beer in the market. Sold by all first class dealers. New England Branch 295-305 A Sts. Boston. City Depot, 30 Avery St. Wheeler & Wilson No. 9 sewing machine. Rotary motion and ball-bearings. Makes both chain and lock stitch. 32, West Street, Boston. 32 West Street. We aim to please our customers and friends with first-class custom work at moderate prices. With our large and varied stock we feel sure we can please any one favouring us with a call. Hibbard-Mason Company, fine tailoring, 515 Washington St. GEO. A. Hibbard. Telephone 579. Phipps Slocvm & Co Stained Glass for church and houses write for designs. 144 Essex St. Boston. Webster Cook & Co. Manufacturers and dealers in Fine Furniture a speciality, Fancy Cabinet Ware. 1 to 9 Washington St. Boston. O. C. Webster. [?]. G. Cook. Dr Howland's Milk of Pines. Liniment for external use. Will cure Rheumatism, stiff joints, swellings, bruises, sprains, sore throats, etc. Edward H. Perry, Proprietor. 945 Washington Street, Boston. Price 25 cents.

2. Programme, cutting

Date 22 October 1895
Play(s) Much Ado About Nothing
Production Date(s) [30 September 1895] to 26 October 1895
Venue Tremont Theatre
Venue address Boston [USA]
Time of performance 7.45pm
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, W. Cuthbert, W. Telbin
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D712 Original record
Held by The British Library

3. Programme, cutting

Date Friday 25 October 1895 [15]
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) [30 September 1895] to 26 October 1895
Venue Tremont Theatre
Venue address Boston [USA]
Time of performance 7.45pm
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, W. Telbin, W. Hann
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D714 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Ailsa Craig as Jessica.

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Ellen Terry and other actors often put on entertainments for passengers on transatlantic journeys.

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