Gold and sil ver watches free next week. Ezra T. Kendall has few superiors on the stage. " A Pair of KIds," takes the fun lovers everywhere. Silver souvenirs at the grand opera house all next week. Fun for the millions Saturday night at the grand opera house. Well! wellü wellü! they do say that the Kids are coming! Now John, we must all go and see 'em. They are immense. The Cliild Stealer will be on exhibition Monday even ing next at tlie opera house. Ir yon will ao and see hitn you will stund a good chance to draw a prize. One week, cmnmencing Monday, Marcli 12th, Miss Kate Eckert, Harry C. Kobiuson, and the ltobir.son-Hoover Dramatic Co. Their sllversouvenirs and gifts are alone worth going for. $100 worth of silverware and two elegaut gold watclies given away. The Chicago Herald of March Hth, 1S87, saysof Mr. Kendall: "Mr. Kenlall fir8t made hU mark in "We, Us & Jo." and after growing siroDg enourh to "20 it alone'' started out with "'A Pair of Cids," a composition wliich he has reyised and improved in a humorous way until it is as amusing as any of the eecentricities on the road and hctter than most f them. Jennie and Arthur Duiin supplement Mr. Kendall's effort very cleverly." The Chicago Journal says thls: "Since that nonsensical skit, "A Pair ot KhIb," was given in the city last fall, Ezra F. Kendall, who assumes the leading role, has made declded iinprovements in the piece aspresented at Hooley'sSunday evening, the piece provedmore satisfactory than on any former proiluction, and kept a large audience laughing throiiirhivut the evening. The company gi ves competent support, and the specialties of Jennie and Artliur Duim, Fitz and Webster and otbers are good." The Adrián Times gives the Eckertidliiiisiin Combination the following end off: The opera house was crowded to suffcv catión last night by the Robinson-IIoover ombinatiou. The play " Checkered Jves" was ably presented. Miss Eckrt again showed herself to be an actress of rare power and vercitality. Mr. Rob118011 as "Jingle" a Lawyer's Clerk preented a bit of remarkably fine character cting. Hls drunken scènes were so true o nature that it caused remarks in the udlence, "he's been there before,1' ltuough he never touches llquor. In he third act Mr. Robinson was slmply ihihI. His wonderful struggle against he temptation to drink was magnificent nd elecited rounds of applausn, beconing an ovation when he said, "Nq, sir; I won't." No greater temperance lecture was ever delivered to an Admití audince. The company in support was also very giod. John Burg is now receiving new pat} ern's in carpets. His stock will be large nd many of the designs will be conflned o hls house cmly.