Mr. Arthur Roberts tells manya good anecdote of English mnsic hal] proprietors and performers. Sayshe: "The late George lredericks, who becameproprietor uf the Bedford, Camden Town, develojied while therea fiue soul f or irony. He had engaged for a week a comedian ■who, as a performer, was too dreadfnl for words. After the opening night he carne down to the bar, brimming over witli pleasure. 'Well, guv'nor, ' he cried, 'I think I knocked 'em ! How do I go?' "George replied, as qnietly as possible: " 'Go? Yon go on Satnrday. ' And he did. "