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by the Shuberts during the coming season number nearly fifty. The official statement of the attractions follows: Miss Lulu Glaser in a new musical play, "The Girl from the States." Sam Bernard in a new musical play, "The Girl and the Wizard." Planquette's new opera, "The Paradise of Mahomet," will be given a big production. A new English musical comedy entitled "The King of Cadonia." Lew Fields in a new revue as yet unnamed. Louise Gunning in the Pixley & Luders operetta, "Marcelle." Corinne in "Mlle. Mischief." Emma Carus in a new musical comedy. James T. Powers in "Havana," and a road company in the same play. "The Girl Behind the Counter," with a prominent comedian at the head. Frank Daniels in "The Belle of Brittany." "The Persian Princess," London's latest musical success, and another imported one called "The Barefoot Dancer." John Philip Sousa's John Philip Sousa's newest opera, "The Glassblowers." Eddie Foy in "Mr. Hamlet of Broadway." A comedy called "The Motor Girl." Jefferson De Angelis in "The Beauty Spot." Madam Nazimova in a new modern play. Florence Roberts in a new play. Mme. Bertha Kalich in a new play. Mary Mannering in "The Independent Miss Gower." Forbes Robertson in his big London success, "The Passing of the Third Floor Back." Maxine Elliot in "Deborah of Tods." William Faversham in Stephen Phillips' "Herod." Bertha Galland in a new play. George Fawcett in "The Great John Ganton." Charles Richman in "The Revellers." "Lawrence Wheat and Walter Jones in the comedy, "Going Some." Chas. Cherry in "The Bachelor." Marietta Olly, the Viennese actress, in a new play. Two companies in "The Witching Hour." A road company in "Going Some," as well as two companies in Clyde Fitch's "Girls," and three companies in "The Wolf." Three companies in the "Blue Mouse." Clyde Fitch's new play, "The City." "The Typewriter Girl," a new musical play by Joseph Herbert. "The Mouse Trap," a new play by Hartley Manners. Zelda Sears in a new Clyde Fitch comedy called "The Manicure Girl."
A perusal of the list conclusively shows that the enemy is armed and well prepared, and it might be added that as a matter of fact, that the Shuberts are now
the largest single producers in the world.
A few early New York productions are "The Gay Hussars," an operetta from the German. "Billy," a new comedy by Geo. Cameron will be brought out at Daly's. Also a drama at the Hackett by Wilson Mizner and George Bronson Howard, called "The Only Law." At the Liberty, a musical play called "The Florist Shop," by Oliver Herford. A drama called "The Ringmaster," by Olive Porter, at Maxine Elliott's theatre. "A Broken Idol" at the Herold Square. At the Garrick, Michael Morton's comedy, "Detective Sparks." At Wallack's, a drama called "The Dollar Mark." At the Lyceum, "Arsene Lupin," a French detective play.
Among other things, Charles Frohman. will produce Edmond Rostand's new play, "The Chanticleer," also "Israel," a powerful new play by Henry Bernstein. Also a Paris success called "Scandal." Alfred Sutro has two new plays. John Drew in a new comedy called "Inconstant George." Ethel Barrymore in a new comedy by Pinero. Otis Skinner in a new play by Booth Tarkington. Also Conan Doyle's London success, "The Fires of Fate." Bruce McRae in "The Flag Lieutenant." A new musical comedy called "The Dollar Princess." Maude Adams in "What Every Woman Knows." Julia Marlowe and E. H. Sothern in "Antony and Cleopatra.”
David Belasco will have a new comedy, "Is Matrimony a Failure?" David Warfield in a new play, and Charlotte Walker in "Just a Wife." Frances Starr will continue in "The Easiest Way," Blanche Bates will continue in "The Fighting Hope."
Henry W. Savage will bring out Bisson's new drama, "Madame X." Also a new Viennese comedy. The Lieblers will have Walker Whiteside in "The Melting Pot." Viola Allen will be seen in "The White Sister." Dustin Farnum in "Cameo Kirby." H. B. Warner in Royle's new play, "In the Blood," which is a sequel to "The Squaw Man." Chrystal Herne in a new play by Henry Blossom. Harrison Grey Fiske will present "Septimus," with George Arliss in the title role. A drama called "The Bridge." Mrs. Fiske continues in "Salvation Nell."
Henry B. Harris will continue "The Third Degree," and a new play of Russian
life called "On the Eve." Robert Edeson in "The Noble Spaniard." Edmund Breese in "The Earth," a new play by an English playwright. A new play entitled "The Heights," with Frank Keenan. Also "Such a Little Queen," by Channing Pollock, also Kellet Chamber's comedy, "An American Widow." Mr. Savage will also present "The Love Cure." Grace Elliston in "An American Girl from France," by Harriet Ford. Among other Harris productions will be "The Commuters," by James Forbes, and a new play by Charles Klein, which is as yet unnamed. "The Barrier," with Guy Standing and Theodore Roberts. Maclyn Arbuckle in "The Circus Man." Lillian Russell in "The Widow's Might." Mlle. Adeline Genee in a new play. Klaw & Erlanger will bring out "Through a Window," which will feature Lillian Albertson, and another play called "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm." Their musical plays. will be "The Young Turk," with Max Rogers, and Maude Raymond in "The Air King," and a Victor Herbert piece with May de Souza in the principal role.
Mr. Brady will have Robert Mantell in Shakespeare. Grace George in "A Woman's Way." Tim Murphy in "My Boy," and Clara Lipman in a new piece called "The Sins of Others." Cyril Scott in "The Little Brown Jug." Phoebe Davies in a new play by W. J. Hurlburt. Fritzi Scheff will continue in in "The Prima Donna," and Elsie Janis will again be seen in "The Fair Co-Ed."
Mabel Taliaferro will be seen as the star of "Springtime," by Tarkington and Wilson. Also "The Assassin," a new play by Eugene Walter. "The Fool's Comedy" is another new play by J. Hartley Manners. Also two new plays by Porter Emerson Browne. George Ade and Gustave Luders are writing a new musical comedy for Montgomery & Stone. Wagenhals & Kemper will produce a new play by Eugene Walter, and "The Raven," by George Hazleton. Henrietta Crossman in "Sham." Francis Wilson has a new play called "The Bachelor's Baby." William Collier in a new play by himself. De Wolf Hopper has a new play. Joseph Weber will continue in "The Merry Widow and the Devil." He will also produce a new opera called "The Song of a Soul." Brady will
Miss Antonia Vallejo de Portola. This is the Spanish Californian type of beauty. Miss Vallejo is the great-great-great granddaughter of Governor Vallejo and of the Portola family.
THE EYES OF THE GAMBLING GOD
BY C. LILLIAN A. SHELP
OU MAY SEARCH in vain through the most complete and authentic works on astronomy for the mention of two stars in the firmament that were at one time the eyes of a god. Astronomers will dispute the statement and call it a "poetic legend," but if you will go to one of the Acomites for authority, he will tell you it is true. Then, too, if you search over the pages of the latest geologies, you will find that the large plains east of Acoma were covered thus by a lava flow from two volcanic craters near by. The Acomite will dispute that also. He will say that it was through Alaka's revenge that it became so. I am inclined to think he ought to know, for
did not his family live here long before any white man came to this country with his astronomic and geologic ideas?
In many respects, these Acomites, or Pueblo Indians, must be regarded as the most peculiar and remarkable of existing people. Never in historic times have they been savages or barbarians. Gentle, happy, contented people, they live most successfully on the communistic plan. They are true pagans, serving the gods of their fathers, worshipping the sun and the forces of nature, and clinging fast to old rites and ceremonies. Wrapped in clouds of superstition, which are rich in fanciful legend, he dwells upon a height that is as populous with gods as was the Mount