On December 12 Frobman's social drama, "Ihe Wife," will be givn act the Grand opera house. In the first at whioh takes place in the hallway of Mrp. Bellamy Ives', Ne.wport villa, an amatenr tbreatrioal performaDce ie snpposed to be takiug place. MissWheeler iti f' b act of a, society belle assuiues the leading part and wears a brida] toilet. It is a white duchess satin cut en traiue. This toilet is the cteation of L. H. Flood of Chicago. In her hair sbe wears a wreatb of orange blossoms upon which garniture a conple of othei scènes are cleverly tnrne.d. In the second act a gown is a palo bine and white brocadegirnitured witb pink aud green apple blossoms. The toilet of each and every lady memLer of the cast is paid to be a striking example of the modist's art.