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How the Stage Pays.

--Miss Cushman, in eight weeks has realized within a few hundred of $10,000, making her income, if measured in the same proportion, more than double that of the President of the United States. Mr. Forrest gets even a shade still better terms, and even many stock actors receive a steady yearly income higher than that of our Secretaries of State. Mr. Brougham received last season, at Wallack's, $175 a week, besides benefits and allowances for his pieces; Mr. Lester Wallack receives $125 a week; Mr. Blake $115, and Mr. Walcot $100. At the Winter Garden and Niblo's, Messrs. Couldock and Dyott receive $70 and $50, and Messrs. Conway and Fisher $70 and $80 respectively a week. At Miss Keene's this season there are no high salaries, ut at the opening of the last she paid Mr. Jordan $100. Last season, too, Mrs. John Wood and Mr. Jefferson received each $150 a week under the management of Mr. Stuart.--Neither Garrick, nor Betterton, nor Munden, nor Dowton received one-half this sum in their best days. No wonder, with such increasing salary of artists, and diminution in the price of admission, that managers now-a-days never realize the same sums as of old.--The days of managers have gone by, and that of actors, scene painters and carpenters have succeeded.--N. Y. Times.

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