For Sale is a Full Page removed from "The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, February 27th, 1904," showing the Following 6 Photographs from "The Arm of the Law," at the Garrick Theatre.
a- Mme. Vagret (Miss Kate Sarjean'son) urging M. Vagret, the public prosecutor (Mr. Frank Mills) to crush down his rising conviction of the prisoner Ethchepare's innocence and secure a verdict of murder, since the latter course will, by adding to M. Vagret's legal fame, bring him nearer to wearing the coveted red robe of a counsellor. b- Another victim of legal ambition is the examining magistrate, Mouzon (Mr. Arthur bourchier), and he having none of Vagret's "compunctious visitings of nature," is trying to alternately wheedle and bully the unfortunate and by now, greatly confused, rustic, Etchepare (Mr. Jerrold Robertshaw), into a confession of guilt. c- Failing to extort this admission from Etchepare. Mouzon endeavours to make the prisoner's wife, Yanetta (Miss Violet Vanbrugh), admit her husband's guilt, unless she is prepared to let the magistrate expose a long-repented frailty of her early days, of which her husband is at present ignorant. The magistrate also hints that a plea of guilty would reduce the verdict from murder to manslaughter. d- Yanetta therefore implores her innocent and astounded husband, for the sake of their children, to confess any act he may have committed on the night of the crime. e- Etchepare, though set at liberty, has heard in court his wife admit her disgrace and imprisonment in her girlhood's days. Shocked and desperate, he now tells her she must never see him or her children again, and departs. f- The deserted Yanetta, turning then upon the debonair author of all her woes, stabs to death Mouzon, the examinging magistrate, just when he had, chiefly for his clever work in connection with this Etchepare case, received his coveted legal promotion.