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"Alabama" comes to the Grand Opera House and brings with it the record of hüving been one of the gfèati est New York successes of the last 10 years and of having won everywhere the reputation of being the very best American play yet written. The play has for itfl background the poetic setting of the South, for its theme domestic love and the obligation for all sectional teel ing" In New York the play was witnessed by the Southern Society on several evenings and they were its most enthusiastic audiences. The characters in the drama are drawn with an artist hand. Nothing could befinerthan Col. Preston, the high rainded, strong willed planter; Col. Moberly, pompons and consequential, yet brave and chivalrous; Squire Tucker, uneducated and amusing, but with a courageous heart and strong arm; Raymond Page, an unscrupulous legislator, familiar and objectionable; Mrs. Page, the prettv and devoted widow; Carry Preston, a sweet southern girl, and Decatur, the faithful old colored servant of the style that prevailed before the war. All these and several other characters act amid beautiful and typical Alabama scènes, ïhe scent of the magnolias is in the air, the flowe'rs bloom on every hand. a golden moon sheds its light through the mossy banners of the grand old trees, a rare suhrise light s up the olc mansión and all abounds with peace and happiness at the end. Frank C. Bangs, of "Silver King" and "Jim, the Penman" fame, heads the cast. laagvaajaiwMUj- i- l- - - w- bpcm - mmww


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