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Tlie story of the "Clemenceau Case' is that nf au itnpoverisbed, eccentric andworldly Polish countess.wholeaves St. Petersburg at the request of t lic authorities, establisheshei'self in a flat in Paris. She has a beantiful dauffhter, Bixteen years nld, by whose meana slie hopes to win lier way to wealth and luxury. She attends a dance in the salon of au artist with her dauprhter dressed as a papre. A young scnlptor there fiills in love with the beautiftil girl. In spite of her mother'a desire that she should wed a wealtby Russian count, who bas been in love with her, she eventually beoomes the wife of the young scnlptor. She appareutly cives all of her affection to her husband and poses as a model for a statne that is to make bis name famous. The unfortniiiite man accidentally discovers his wife's intrigoes, kills her lover and drives her away. He is aftérwarda induced to go to her house. She refuses to fly with him. and he kills her. l'his brief ontline sketcli will give arj idea ; of the character of the play. Il is deI cidedly French in tone, and vet, if all ' that is said of it be trne, it is 110 more. iraproper than "Camine,' which has heen regarded as a standard play of its kind. The company which will ap pear here is the same that gave tb play in Boston and New York, which caused so mach sensational talk. ■Miss Sybil Jfthnstmie w'll appear as Iza, the yomig wife. This playwiH i be prodiK-ed at Ann Arbor on Tlmnday eveiiing. Dec. , 1891, with positively 110 cbjectionable features.