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Leland T. Powers

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Especial comment on Mr. Powers is unnecessary in view of the fact that his presentation of "David Copperfield" here last year is reniembered with so much pleasure by most of us. And so the Students' Lecture Association again is very glad to open its splendid course this year with Mr. Powers, who will appear next Saturday evening, Nov. 7, at University hall in his famous monologue," David Garrick." One has well said of him, "Mr. Powers is a real, genuine artist - the origination of a type of entertainment all his own, and he can give David Garrick so well that to see an ordinary theatre company attempt the same is to be present at the slaughter of a happy memory." Of course ■ an impersonator like Mr. Powers is thrown entirely on his own resources. He can borrow nothing from scenic effect or from a suggestive make-up. Under these conditions, to picture toan audience the features of any character is a difficult matter, yet Mr. Powers is a master of rare art, an entire companyrolled into one poem,and portrays all the characters. Truly, Mr. Powers is a remarkable and unique example of the absorptive powers of one man in histrionics. All those who heard Mr. Powers in David, Copperfield last year will have reasons for going to hear him this year, and those who did not hear him last year have this year the valuable opportunify of hearing him in what Mr. Powers himself calis his 'best,' namely "David Garrick." Boards open for reserved seats tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 7:30 o'clock at Moore's book store, and at box office main hall of theUniversity. No extra charge for reserved seats. Season tickets, $2.00. No reductien after first lecture and none sold after second lecture. - U. of M. Daily. Mr. Leiand T. Powers has achieved fame as an impersonator of character, and the entertainment furnished by him last evening was charming in every respect. To say that it was capital but feebly defines its excellence. The impersonations were marvels of genius. In the beautiful comedy of David Garrick he showed his almost limitless capabilities. Besides the great diversity of minor characters there was the noble Garrick himself, the magnificence of whose character and personage Mr. Powers portrayed with faultless skill. The audience went into raptures and it is no wonder. It was an evening of unalloyed pleasure. - Brooklyn Eagle. The skill with which he made a complete facial and almost bodily transformation from one character to the other was simply wonderful.