"VYho has ïor scvoral yeara been secmil to none in her depatrtmeni on tin' American stage, has been Becnred Tuiirsday cviiiiiiu-, Maivh 2. Tlie .San Francisco (all, gpeaking of a receñí perfornianoe at the l'.nidwiii Theatre, says Clinton Sturat's adaptatkra ot "Rene," from the Freiuh, ae preeented by Miss Clara Morris and company at the Baldwin last evenini.', may conceded a ilcided succese. The house was lai-fifiy and fashionable attended, and til' nndieiue folio-wed 1 1 1 - ■ evolveinent of the plot Wltn undeviating interest, appkuUUng partieolar pitases in ca-.h act. and particnlarly the climaxea, recallltag tiw; actora alter eacn Mdl of the cortato. ïlie situations aatd grouplnge on which the curtain drop are all remarkably vivid and interest Tim utory of the play is oiie nf vii a.iicius sairilieo- a daoghber üivcs up her poeitlon in society, her lnu-hand, her ïepuiaticm. to save her ïmnlier's good ïianii'. In the tttle role Miss Clara Morris recelved llie best ;ni]ires.siiiiis ïinnied of her B tlility, and at times seemed to bc Inspired wiili the i-i)iit filial devoUon. The imcomplaining way in : lir lirars her gelf-lmpoeod bnrden, even when the v.mv paivnt foiwhom shc does ihis tnrns back npon lier as a ilMioiiored and degraded rau.-ed the tears to well lip into mnny ey B. Tae aeiing Avas Boearnest an.l apparenlly BO simcre that the heartsrtringB, touched by the Bkillfnl fjngei-K of thla oatoral Interprétese of the emottonal, gave a ready and lrnsc. Though atbcsists everywhere abouud And fearlygrowi their nnmber greater, A stlí-mado man is seldom found Who does not worship hls creator. -X. Y. Press. A gieat M-cret- Making a fire witli two sticks of wood.