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EVENING t.TnnftTaTCPHILADBLPgtAyUiagfcAY, SEPTEMBEB 29, 1014,
SOCIAL LIFE IN AND ABOUT
MB. ANb MRS. ALEXANDER VAN REN
SSEIAER vrlll gtvo a small dinner dance,
for IIss Cordelia Blddlo, debutante daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Ji Drexel Blddle, on
Tuesday evening, November 10, at Camp Hill
Ilalli Fort Washington, Pa. The guests will
be from tha debutanto set.
Frederick h. Bally, of Cloverton, Ardmore,
has Issued Invitations for the tea to bo given
In honor of 111" daughter, Miss Edith II. Bally,
on October 17. Tho card of, Sir. and Mrs.
Theodore Mitchell Hustings In Inctosed.
Jllsa Virginia Roberts and Miss Elsa Reath
will be tho guests of honor tonight at a snmll
dinner dance, which will be given by their
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Roberts,
nt their home In Rlverton. Tho guests will bo
from tho debutanto set and tho younger men.
Dr. and Mrs. Gustav A. Van Lcnnep have
Just returned from Atlantic City to their home
Mr. and Mrs. Ferrco Brlnton will Intro
duce their daughters, Miss Caroline Ives
Brlnton and Miss Anna Blnney Brlnton, at
Mi nt homo on Wednesday afternoon, October
7, from 4 'until 7 o'clock. Mrs. Brlnton will bo
assisted In recolvlng by Mrs. William Paul
Morris, Mrs. James Hancock and Mrs. T. Mollor
Tyson. Among tho debutantes who will recolvo
with tho Misses Brlnton will bo Miss Christine
Ilchn, Miss Edith R. ElllBon, Miss Anna Taylor
Walthour, Miss Emma Ashton Dorr, Miss Hilda
Tunis, Miss Elizabeth Thompson, Miss Mar
Jorlo Taylor, Miss Frances L. Tyson, Miss Kato
Turncss Jaync, MIbs Mary Paul Morris, Miss
Marjorle Morris, Miss Eleanoro Blspham, Miss
Dorothea Obcrtouffor, Miss Emllto Wagner, Miss
Eliza Davis, Miss Frances Ij. Stoughton and
MUs Eleanor Bournonvlllo Watt. There will
bo an orchestra and dancing during tho after
noon. Mr. and Mrs. Brlnton and tho Misses Brlnton
will move Into town November 1 and will
upend tho winter at -tho Aldtne.
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Rehn, of 228 West
Chelten avenue, havo Issued Invitations for a
luncheon to bo given Thursday, October 15, to
Introduce their daughter, Vllss Christine Rehn.
There will be no receiving party.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison C. Seeler nnd their
debutanto daughter. Miss Katharlno Seeler,
who spent part of the summer at Bryn Mawr,
v, occupy their town house at 2403 Spruce
street Saturday, where they will remain for tho
Mlers Busch, of 100S Spruco street, will glvo
a dinner-dance at tho Bachelors' Barge Club on
Monday evening, October 12, In honor of Miss
Genevieve Harton and Clayton F. Shoemaker,
Jr., whose marriage will tako place October 14.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Maybln Hart, of Tho
Cottage, Ambler, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.
Spencer K. Mulford, Jr., of New York, havo
gone to Now Brunswick, where they will spend
several weeks hunting and Ashing. Mrs. Hart
nnd Mis. Mulford are sisters, and will bo re
membered as Miss Fanny Bayly and Miss Mary
Bayly, of Green Spring Valley.
Mr. and Mrs. Dlgby Baltzell have closed
tlielr cottago at Muntoloklng, N. J., and opened
their house at 1315 Rlttenhouso street. Mrs.
Bnltzell will be remembered as MIbs Lena
Rear Admiral W. R. Harris, U. S. N., and
Mrs. Hnrris have taken apartments at the
Itlttcnhousc for the winter. Mis. E. Simpson,
wife of Captain Simpson, of the U. S. S.
Minnesota, la also stopping at tho Rlttcnhouse
for n few months.
Mrs. Bradford Knight, Miss Mary Knight,
and Miss Catharine Knight, who havo been
spending tho summer In Santa Barbara, Cal.,
havo returned to their homo at 3034 Walnut
ALONG THE MAIN LINE
JIEnioN Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Godfrey, Jr.,
have returned from North East Harbor to their
homo In Merlon. Mrs. Godfrey will be remem
bered as Miss Mary Yandell Rodman.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fisher, who spent the
fciimmer in Canada, are now at Wlndber, Pa.,
nnd will not return to their Highland avenue
homo until November 1.
Dr. and Mrs. Silas S. Neft nnd their son,
Russell C. Neff, corner Wynnewood nnd Bea
con avenues, recently returned from Maine,
where they were visiting Doctor and Mrs. Neff's
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William
II. Tolwell, at their camp at North Islesboro.
Sirs. Neff returned Friday from Lenape, Pa.,
where she attended the family reunion of the
Brlnton family, on the ground whero they first
hettled. Mrs, Neff was formerly MIbs Hood,
and her mother was a Brlnton.
-Mr, and Mrs, Horatio P. Connell spent the
week-end as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John
D. Carlisle, nt their home on Merlon avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. William II. Folwell and their
two little daughters, who spent the summer at
tlielr camp at North Islesboro, Me., are now
at Atlantic City, hut will return to their home,
Ciosaroads and Melrose avenue, tho last of this
MMitmil Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Lelghton,
who spent the summer abroad, are expected
home early next month.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Supplee have re
tut tied front Ocean City nnd opened their homo
on Woodsldo avenue for the winter.
wvroF.woon Mrs. Joseph B. Johnson has
returned ftom Atlantic City and is now at her
home on Penn road. Mrs. Johnson, daughter
nnd son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. M. Ashbrook
(rlfllth, nro receiving congratulations on the
birth of n son, Richard Grifllth. Mrs. Griffith
aa MUs Elisabeth Johnson.
Mr. nnd Mrs. a. Herbert Taylor nnd William
Shipley Taylor, who spent tho summer at their
Ventnor cottage, have returned home,
ARHMOHE-Mr. and Mrs. John R. McQuil
lan will closo their summer home, Mill Creek
and Valley roads, the middle of next month.
id leturn to Hamilton Court, 39th nnd Chest
nut stteets, for the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Edmund C. Evans have re
turned home from Islesboro, Me., where they
spent the greater part of the summer.
ALONG THE READING
The marriage of MJsa Blanche E. Wills,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wills, and
Herbert Wilson Ptlzenmayer took placo yester
day afternoon at tho House of Prayer, Lime
1'i'n pike and Church lane. Mr. and Mrs.
Tnzenmayer w"l spend a month on their wed
d'ng trip and will be at homo after November
1, at 69 Woodstock street
Miss Hannah u Hallowell. of Jenklntown.
who has been tho guest of her sister. Mrs. Ralph
bhattuck Patch, at her home at Plalnfleld. N. J.,
returned on Saturday.
Miss Marlon Myers has returned to her home
-n Oak Lane, after spending the summer at her
cottage In Oc,an City. N J
Mrs. Charles 8, Miller and her daughter. Miss
mom. amjr, New y0rk; art ih faouao
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MRS. HARRY C. 'POTTER.
Mrs. Harry C. Potter, who is a mem
ber of the Merlon Cricket Club Tennis
Tournament Committee, is about to post
a score on the draw card. Between the
Horse Show and the women's tennis event
Mrs. Potter was 'fairly busy, but still it
will be seen she has time to read "the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold B. McFarland,
at their liomo on Lenox road.
Miss Edith Larzelere, daughter of Gcorgo
Larzclerc, of Kenllworth Inn, returned on Wed
nesday, after several weeks at Ocean Gate,
Miss Larzelero's engagement to Stanley Van
dersllce was announced In June.
MIbs Marlon Gayley, of Old York road, who
has been spondlng a month at Atlantic City,
will return to her homo today.
Harlan Miller, of Wnverly road, Glcnsldc, re
turned on Saturday to Harvard University,
where he Is a student.
Miss Doris Batzcll, ofjllenslde, who has been
spending September at Atlantic City, will return
to her homo next Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor T. Mulford, who have
been spending the season in the Poconos, will
remain till tho middle of the month, after which
they will occupy Elvctham, their homo In Wyn
cote. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Krewson, of Washington,
D. C, nro the guests for several weeks of Samuel
Krewson, at his homo In Elklns Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard II. Braddock, of 1011
Rockland street, Logan, have been visiting
Harvey Braddock, of Pitman Grove, N. J over
tho week end.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Oscar Zabel have opened their
home on Llnsmore avenue, Oak. Lane, after a
season near Montreal, Canada.
Dr. and Mrs. Jesse Williamson and Miss
Katharine Williamson have returned to their
home on Chestnut avenue, after spondlng tho
summer at Beach Haven.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Clement Reeves Walnwrlght and
their family havo returned to their homo on
Chestnut avenue, after spending tho summer
at Saranno Lake. N. Y.
Dr. Herman L. Duhrlng and Miss Lulu
Duhrlng havo opened their new houso at St.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Held, of Rex avenue,
have closed their cottago in Capo May and
returned to town.
Mr. and Mrs. Langhorno Bullitt Dick, who
spent the summer at Bar Harbor, havo returned
nnd ar- spending several days as the guests of
Mrs. Dick's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Haller
Gross, at Illllbrook, their residence at Lang
home. Later In the week they will go to
Chestnut Hill, where they will occupy the homo
of tho Misses McMurtrle, on Norwood avenue,
for the winter.
Dr. and Mrs. J. Clinton Foltz and their de
butante daughter, Miss Dorothy E. Foltz, re
turned last evening fiotn a short automobile
trip to Lancaster,
Mrs. AVIIlard araham entertained a house
party at her home, 7420 Sprague street, Mount
Airy, over the week end. Among the guests
were Miss Rao Jones, Miss Gertrude Arnold,
Miss Lena Jones and Jay Everett Leltoy Cooke.
Mr. and Mrs, C. N. Welsh, of Paper Mill
road, havo arrived home, having spent the
entire summer on the Continent.
Among those noticed dancing at the Phila
delphia Cricket Club, Saturday night, were
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Camp, Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin B. Jackson, Doctor Godfrey, Doctor
Robert (5. Le Conte. Mr. and Mrs. Warner,
Earnshaw, Miss Polly Graham, Charles Brad
ford Fraley, Mr. and Mrs. Robin MacDonald,
Miss Marion Irwin, Mrs. G. C. Chance.
Miss Hclone Ball, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred J. Ball, of 215 East Mount Pleasant
avenue, returned on Saturday from Chelsea,
whero she was the guest for several weeks of
Mrs. James Fltzpatrlck. of Washington lane,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wayne, of 5320 Wayne
avenue, returned homa Sunday afternoon from
Atlantic City. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne spent the
month of September at tho Marlborough-Blen-helm.
Miss Hannah Hackman Is occupying her new
home at 2805 West Queen lane.
Irwin Garrett,bf 431 Stafford street, has re
turned from Cape May, where ho spent the
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fort, of West Upsal
street, have closed their cottage in Ocean
City and are at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thomas, of 41 West Upsal
street, have closed their Cape May cottage and
have returned to Germantown.
Mrs. E. II, Paul, accompanied by her daugh
ter, Miss Mary Paul, of 311 West Upsal street,
have returned from Cape May, Where they
iptnt the summer. I
Hiss Frances Pugh ha returned. o btr home,
117 West Upsal street, from Asbury Park, whero
elio spent tho summer.
Philip H. Brocklesby, of tho Greystone, has
returned from Massachusetts, whore he spent
tho month of September.
Miss dlndys Paine, of 401 West Schoolhouso
lane, spent tho week-end In Atlantic City, vis
Mr. nnd Mrs. Archibald Hunter Graham, who
havo been spending tho summer at their coun
try at Moylan, Rose Valley, will open their town
house, 4301 Walnut street, about October 5.
Tho wedding of Miss Adelaide G. Deal, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Deal, of 5713 Spruco '
street, to .James P. Barr, of Moore, Pa., wilt
tako placo on Wednesday evening, October 7, at
' 6.30 o'clock, nt tho Lutheran Church, 63th and
Mr. nnd Mrs. G. W. TJrnuardt and family, of
4217 Pino Btreet, lmvo closed their cottago at
Fifth street and Atlantic avenue, Ocean City,
whero thty Bpcnt tha summer.
Miss Ida Frlcko and Mrs. Laura Poolo will
closo their homo at Pitman Thursday and re
open their town houso at 4915 Wnrrlngton ave
nue. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. F. Bohon, of 47th and Walnut
streots, nro back nttcr n month's stay at Ding
man's Ferry, Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Morris and Edward
Morris, of 653 South 43th street, will return homo
next week 'from their summer homo at Tenth
street and Ocean -avenue, Ocean City.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Weaver, of 5881 Bel
mar terrace, will entertain over tho week end
In honor of Miss Elizabeth Malloy's and Mrs.
Weaver's birthdays. Among tho guests will bo
Miss Kathryn Snyder, Miss Marcello Deemor,
Miss Madge Malloy, Frank Somers, Ellwood E.
Farrell, William Smith, 3d, and Earlo S.
Miss May Qulgley, of Allentown, Pa., Is tho
guest of Miss Agnes Duffy, at 2010 South
Mr. and Mrs. John McCarron. of 1738 Rltner
street, havo closed their cottago nt Pccrmont,
N. J., nnd returned to the city for tho win
ter. Mr. and Mrs. James Joyce, of 2233 Jackson
street, nro receiving congratulations on the
birth of a, little daughter, Jano Elizabeth. Mrs.
Joyce will bo remembered ns MI33 Jane
Coward, of 18th and Federal streots.
M1S3 Margarot Mohan, of 1527 Rltner street,
Is visiting friends in Hollls, Now York.
Mrs. M. Maloncy, of 754 South Fifteenth
street, has returned from Europe. Mrs. Maloney
spent the summer on tho British Isles and In
Dr. and Mrs. George W, Gardiner and Dr.
and Mrs. Archibald T. Gardiner havo closed
their cottage In Avalon, N. J., and returned to
their home, 1700 North Sixteenth street. Mr.
and Mrs. Horace D. Jermon, who were guests
of Dr. and Mis. George W. Gardiner for tho
last summer, returned with them.
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Groff, of 527 Diamond
street, havo returned to their home, after spend
ing the week end In Atlantic City.
Miss Louise Helming, of 1414 North Twelfth
street, has returned homo from Asbury Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Livingstone and their
family, who spent the summer In tho White
Mountains and on the New England coast, havo
returned to their home, 22.16 North Broad street.
Mr. and Mts. Charles C. Knight will shortly
Issue Invitations for the marriage of tholr
daughter. Miss Dorothy Knight, and Wood.
Robinson, which will tako placo In tho Spring
Garden Street Methodist Episcopal Church on
Wednesday, November 11, to be followed by a
reception at tho home of the bride's parents,
C22 North 22d street. The bride will be at
tended by her sister. Miss Helen Knight, as
maid of honor, nnd the bildesmalds will bo
Miss Florence Nelson, Mis3 Isabel Gerhart,
Miss Elizabeth Lisle and Miss Mario Bcnnls.
Little Miss Edith Knight, a nieco of the bride,
and Miss Robinson, n sister of tho bridegroom,
will act ns (lower girls. Immediately after tho
reception Mr. and Mrs. Robinson will Ieavo on
their wedding trip.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Russoll Dllkes, of 2005 Glr-
ard avenue, havo returned from a few weeks'
stay in Atlantic City.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. J. Hasklns, of 333G North
Park avenue, gavo an at home Saturday night.
Mr. and Mis. G. Edwin Bernstein, of 3301
North Park avenue, nro at their cottage In At
lantic City and aio entertaining Mr. and Mrs.
Edward J. Soper and Dr. and Mts. G. Gtier
Hansell. Mr. and Mrs. Bernstein spent the
summer in North Dakota.
The Rev. W. L. Mooro and Mrs. Moore, of
West Erie avenue, returned homo last week
from an cxtrnded tour through Europe.
William Hagel, Edward Wolf and George II.
MacMunn spent last week In New York, Albany
Mr. and Mie. Harry Cobb, of 4132 North
Broad street, havo been entertaining Mrs, Rob
ert D. FInnesey, of Brunswick, Oa., for the last
few days at their cottage In Atlantic City.
CAMDEN AND VICINITY
Senator and Mrs. William T. Reed and their
family aro again In their Cooper street home,
after spending the bummer In Atlantlo City, as
is their custom. Thoy spent a short time in tha
Poconos, where Mr. Reed's mother, Mrs. Lu.
cretia Reed, spent the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Allen Tompson nnd Miss
Myra Tompson havo closed their summer home
at Swurthmoro and are at their Penn street
Judge and Mis. J. W. Wescott and Ralph
Wescott havo returned to their homu In Had
donfleld, after a season In Cape May,
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Bliss Jlary Helena Kulil Will Become Uride of
George I Pond, of This City, Today,
The marriage of Miss Mary Helene Ruhl,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ruhl, of
Druco street, Brookllne, Mass., und George
Franklin Pond, of this city, will uku pluco this
afternoon In Rrookllno at the home of the
bride's parents. The Rev. William II. Lyon,
P. I)., rector of tho First Baptist Church In
Brookllne. will officiate.
Miss Ruhl, who will be given In marriage- by
her father, will wear a sown of (vory-whlto
crepa meteor, trimmed with old lace. Her
tullo veil will bo fastened with orange blos
soms, und she will carry roses ami lilies of the
valley. Her sister, Miss Loulso Ruhl, will act
as maid of honor. There will bo no bildes
malds. Mr. Pond will be attended by Arthur
C. Hastlnes, Jr., as best man, and his ushers
will be William T. Uhl and William E. Pond,
of Rochester, N Y : John F. Nicholl, of
Sharon, N Y.; Orlando B. Hastings, of Holy,
oke. Mass , Louis Henry, of Elmira, N y
and Robert Truman, of Ithaca, ,N Y
A reception will follow tho ceremony, after
which Mr, and Mrs. Pond will leave on a
weddtos tour. They wm Uvo la Germantown,
ACADEMY OF MUSIC "Cablrla," movlng
t.lcture drama, by Oabrlello D'Annunzlo. of
tho third century B. C. A truly marvelous
feat on the reel, with a convincing volcanlo
ADDLPHI "Tho Revolt," by Edward Locke,
stnrrlng Helen Ware. Driven desperate, a
neglected wlfo seeks the gaiety enjoyed as a
prerogative by her husband, but comes homo
ere 'tis too late.
BROAD "Lady Windermere's Fan." Revival
of Oscar Wilde's satire by Margaret Anglln.
CHESTNUT STREET OPERA IIOU8R-"Pl-lato's
Daughter," miracle play, by Francis
L. Kenzcl. Review below.
GARRICK "Nearly Married," farco comedy.'by
Edgar Selwyn, starring Bruco McRno. Re
WALNUT "Bringing Up Father," musical
comedy, based on Gcorgo McManus' cartoons,
by Gus Hill.
Margaret Anglin in Notable Revival
Margaret Anglln Is ono of tho really com
paratively few great living actresses. One
speaks of "great living actresses" tho majority
of great actresses, of course, being dead. Tho
same Is Inevitably truo of great, very great,
However, MIbs Anglln Is very much allvo so
much so that her husband figures In automo
bile nrrests whllo she, herself, revives a play
written by ono of tho most brilliant men of
tho century a man to whom, lying In a grave
In Montmartro, has como a full and deserved
recognition for surpassing wit and genius.
"Lady Wlndermero's Fan," In which Miss
Anglln appeared last night at the Broad Street
Thcatro, Is a play of admlrablo technique, an
evening's dramatic menu In whlcb evory courso
Is served with tartar sauce. Thero has never
been a moro seductive, a more subtle, a moro
delightfully worldly Mrs. Erlynno than the ono
presented by Miss Anglln. Miss Anglln makes
that brilliant woman, of a dubious character,
really winning. On tho stage this typo usually
Isn't. . In AVIldo's play this woman, trngical in
her life, becomes a mother desirous of protect
ing her child. Mrs. Erlynno Is perhaps the
most appealing character In tho Wilde plays.
As such, Miss Anglln played tho part with an
Intellectual understanding, an artistic restraint
which Wildo himself would havo admired.
If "Lady Windermere's Fan" Is already an
anachronism so far as upper Fifth avenue or
Rlttcnhouse Square arc concerned. Its satire
on social and human frailty Is quite as apropos
as when Wlldo wroto It. As a play It Is far
superior to tho Eugcno Walter and 'Gus Thomas
productions as they attempt to deal, seriously
or otherwise, with social and other problems.
Miss Anglln's cast is admirable. Ruth Holt
Bouclcault is a sclntlllant Duchess of Berwick.
Florcnco Carpenter, ns Lady Windermere, was
Insinuatingly captivating. While hldney Green
street played Lord Lorton Incomparably, there
havo been much better Lord Wlndermeres than
that enacted by Leonard Wllley, the heralded
Australian star. Mr. Wllley wa3 a bit too In
tense too Intense, you know. Altogether, Miss
Anglln's revival Is notable. It 13 perhaps one
of the best, If not tho best, presentation of
Oscar Wilde's delectable play.
A Striking Miracle Play
"Pilate's Daughter," the miracle play by
Francis L. Kenzel, a Roman Catholic priest,
was produced last night at the Chestnut Street
Opera House. Ono of tho unique features of
tho production Is that there aro no malo char
acters In It.
Apart ftom tho spectacular aspects of tho
play, It has a strong religious appeal tho ap
peal of such plays as "Ben Hur" and "The Sign
of the Cross." "Pilate's Daughter" Is founded
on the old legend relating to tho daughter of
Pontius Pilate. According to this, Claudia, tho
daughter of the proconsul, threw a rose from
hor hnlcony as Christ was being led to Calvary.
The flowfr touched his garment, and although
it was trod upon by hundreds when tho girl
recovered It, the rose still bloomed.
Ton years later tho perpetually blooming rose
was used to work miracles. A spring Is made
to gush out of tho stone prison wall where the
Christian women are held: a dead child Is
brought to life; reason Is restored to an unfor
tunato woman stricken mad at the time of the
Violet de Blcarrl takes the part of Claudia,
Pilatu's daughter. In the first net, and tho role
of later years, when the girl has grown to
womanhood. Is assumed by Constance Molt
nonux, who displayed consummate skill. Miss
Molineaux's work at all times bore the stamp
of sincerity, especially In hor eloquently de
livered prayers. ,
Marlon Barney, an old friend of Philadelphia
playgoers, was welcomed back In dual roles,
first as Claudia Proclea. the wife of 1,'ontlus
Pilate, later as Agrlpplna, the wife of Caesar.
Although neither part was of a nature to bring
out her accomplishments to tho best, she acqult
ter herself admirably. Margaret Vryling. as the
Roman sorceress, made the most of tho situa
tions that fell to her. In fact, all the members
of tho exceptionally large cast were excellent.
Considerable attention has been given to tho
scenery nnd properties. Some of tho spectacu
lar effects achieved are remarkable, A curious
and striking lapse Is made, however. In the
handling of tho Crucifixion In the second scene
of act 1, when the Christ Is shown without the
thieves that, according to Biblical history, were
crucified on either side of tho Saviour.
Valeska Surratt at Keith's
Valeska Surratt, who replaced Mr. and Mrs.
Vernon Castle at Keith's yesterday. Is notable
for her gowns principally. Miss Surratt's
gowns arc wonderful. They are worth buying
a scat to see. They are tho sort you cannot
ordinarily behold In shop windows. There's a
personality about them. The personality may
be bUarre but then there are things one wants
to seo at least once In a lifetime.
Miss Surratt, It must be said, is an extraor
dinary dancer. She possesses a sense of rhythm
which places her almost In tho class of mus
clans. There Is something musical, even In
her most vigorous cavortlngs. She Is de.
cidedly interesting. One would not call her an
actresB, and hor voice Is one of the most un
appealing ever heard on the stage. But her
personality Is distinct, anything but nebulous,
und her scenic settings aro always striking!
Miss Surratt appears In "Black Crepo nna'
Diamonds," a modernized symbolic act reml
ntscent of "Everywoman" Tho Castles were
obliged to cancel their engagement because of
the Illness of Mrs. Castle. The Castles are,
porhars. tho most famed, as well as mot
popular dancers In America. If the truth bo
told, young Jack Mann, who turkey-trots in
Miss Surratt's act. Is as notable a dancer In
his way as Vernon Castle. He Is not quite so
dignified, to be sure, but he Is moro agile,
even more graceful His debut-lf it be a debut
-Is notable For he Is one of the best dancers
that has ever appeared on tho stae
boring one. It la a high-water mark of
banality and bathos, and a typo of tho sort
of thing which makes ono wonder at tho tem
porary mental comas of vaudeville managers.
On the other hand, the rest of tho Keith bill
can only nrotise ndmlratlon for tho Intelligent
selection. It Is hugely entertaining. Mae Mel
ville Is as delightfully funny as ever. Paul
Pcrelro, the court violinist of Portugal, glvos
testimony to tho tusto of dethroned kings. Ho
Is a musician of raro ability, nnd Ncvln'-i
"Rosary" was nver played with morr fueling,
restrained passionate pathos, than It Is by
Perclrn. Edwin George listed as an "almost
Juggler" Juggles as entertainingly with light
talk as with tin plates and rubber balls. He
Is genuinely diverting.
"Nearly Married" at the Garrick
Governor Tener, of tho sovereign State of
Pennsylvania, aided and abetted an elopement
last night. This In Itself was reprehensible
enough, but his full Iniquity wll bo understood
when It Is 'announced that the elopement was
between a man and his own wife. Just what
excuse tho president of the National League will
mako remains to bo seen. But aside from this
official faux pas, "Nearly Married," which ennio
back to the Garrick last night With a cast now,
with tho exception of the star, Bruco McRao,
proved a pleasant entertainment.
Tho main criticism of the play, which has
been reviewed before, Is Its exceeding sllmncss.
If brevity be tho soul of wit, then "Neatly Mar
ried" Is tho wittiest play of tho ages, for It
lasted Just one hour and 27 minutes. It began
at half-past S and finished at half-past 10, with
two 15-mlnute Intermissions.
Bruco McRne, who Is a living duplicate In
looks and manners nnd speech of Archie Gunn,
thn artist, was a bit heavy in the role of the
bedeviled husband. Hattlo King, tho profes
sional corespondent, was fairly truo to life,
though a bit hard. Gertrude Robinson and John
McCabe, as the other wedded couple, did well,
as did Dick Glffon as tho obnoxious brother.
Smnllcr parts were played, and played well, by
Dolmar E. Clark ns tho East Indian, Beatrice
Ingram as his Irish wife, John Sparks as tho
Justlco of peace, and Danny Day as the chauf
feur. Antoinette Walker was Betty Lindsay, the
Taken all In all, "Nearly Married" Is a merry
comedy, broad at times, but entertaining never
theless, but too brief withal, save for tho In
excusably long Intermissions.
Cartoon Pictures in a Play
Thousands of persons have laughed at Gcorgo
McManus' "Bringing Up Father" cartoons.
The experiment of taking such burlesque draw
lrgs and making them Into a musical comedy is
Interesting. In the case of tho musical farco
comedy which opened last night at the Walnut
the feat has been accomplished successfully.
The comedy Is Indeed as laughable as the popu
"Father," very tough. Initiated Into society by
"mother"; a bogus count trying to get "father"
to Invest In a radium mine, and Tom Hamilton,
"father's" business partner, are among the in
imitably funny characters that go to make the
play one prolonged side-splitting evening's
While there Is little plot to the comedy, It is
replete with jokes and good songs. Of these
n number made decided hits "Dear Old Girl,"
"Just a Little Smile," "Love, Love, Love," "A
Bandit Raffles," and last, but not least, "The
John E. Cain as Jlggs Mahoney (father), nnd
Miss Lyda Kane as Mrs. Jiggs (mother), were
adequately and grotesquely humorous, and
equally good were Robert G. Rice ns the butler,
Grace M. Hanson and Blanche Newcombe as
the daughters, Tom Meade, Harry A. Truox,
Leo Frankel, Dave Conroy and Madellno Grey.
"Jah, I vos a German, but I thank Hlm
mel I'm not there," said Harry Bentley,
who, as Rudolph Sauer, furnished most of the
comedy In tho rollicking burlesque, "Tho Love
Club," which opened a week's engagement at
the Empire yesterday. As presented by the
Rosey Posey Girls the piece was an unquali
In addition to tho comedy, good singing and
splendid dancing wero also provided.
OF FEMININE BEAUTY
"People talk of beauty of mind, and develop
the Intellect by hard study, but when tha
spirit Is spoken of they smile and speak of
religious attitudes," declared Edith Campbell
Walker, who plays the part of tho professional
corespondent in "Nearly Married." "Now, to
bo beautiful a woman must develop the spirit
ual side of her nature. By spirituality I do
mean a highly developed mentality, the free
dom of mind given by the civilized forms of
education, but the developed soul of an Individ
ual raised high above the mind and that smlki
from the eyes and expresses kindliness and
beautiful thinking In every thought, word and
"This spirituality can be applied to the most
trivial things of life. Simplicity Is its keynote,
nnd therefore the beautiful girl Is tho natural
girl. Now, this natural girl does not rely upon
the cold cream for her beautiful complexion.
She never maintains that water ruins the skin
and Intists upon enlarging her pores with
every unnecessary application of cold cream.
She keeps her mind bright and radiant first.
"The dangerously beautiful woman is femi
nine. By that I don't mean effeminate; l don't
mean the kind of a woman who ? creams and
faints at the slightest provocation, but tho
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Mrs. Fiske in Comedy
Despite Mrs. Kiske's association with serious
drama, her abilities as a comedlenno aro of
superlative sprightllncss and brilliance. Her
appearance at tho Broad Street Theatre, Octo
ber 12, in tho now comedy by John Luthor
Long and Frank Stnyton Is an event of thca
tro importance. "Lady Betty Martingale, or
the Adventures of u Lively Hussy" is an
nounced as n comedy In which Mrs. Flsko
finds ample opportunity for the display of this
particular phase of her genius. Lady Betty,
living in London In the year 1750, embodies tho
gay, frivolous, sport-loving, gaming life of
the period. Hounded by creditors and pur
sued by n. rich but elderly and repug
nant suitor, she seeks to find a way out
of her difficulties by marrying a political pris
oner In Newgate who Is condemned to death.
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