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title: 'Truth. (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1901-1908, April 06, 1907, Page 4, Image 4',
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1 An interesting event of the Eastci
I season was the opening Monday ev-
( tiring of the new stock company at
If tlic Grand theatre. Mr. and Mrs
I W. P. Kiscr entertained a party of
I friends at the play, followed by a
H snpper at the Commercial club, at
H vvhich Lystcr Chambers, brother of
1 Mrs. Kiscr, and one of the leading
Pi iun of the company, was prcsciTt.
i Their guests were Mr. and Mrs. Rus-
sell Schnldcr, Mr. and Mrs. David
I R. Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie L. bav
K Bc, Mrs. E. J. Chambers, Mrs. Eliza
1 i,cth Coray, Miss Elizabeth McMillan,
Miss Mildred McMillan, Ben Siegcl
and Herbert Savage.
I - Among other parties were those
i given by F. C. Schramm, whose
K guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ilcber M.
W Vclls, Mr. and M'rs. C. S. Burton,
l Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jennings and
Mi. and Mrs. Edward S. Ferry. Mr.
1 and Mrs. Fisher Harris had another
liox entertaining Mr. and Mrs. Alfred
11 Fcabody, Mrs. Pfoutz, Mjss Les
ley Woodruff and Miss Margaret
H Harris. In another box Henry M.
J Crowthcr entertained Miss Beatrice
I CI ccstnan, Miss Ailcen Maclean, Miss
1 Geneve II. Ilorlick, Lieutenant W.
I . Keller and Lieutenant Robertson.
II 'Lester Freed had as his guests Mr.
If r.nd Mrs. W. II. Cunningham, Miss
I I Jessie Anderson, Misa Kathcrinc Gcd-
I des and John S. Critchlow. Later
I he entertained at a supper at the -
I Commercial club. Mr. and Mrs. H.
! N. Ferris had Mr. and Mrs. Frank
I Harris and Robert V. Sloan in their
j box, and Governor and Mrs. Cutler
j were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.
I fi. A. Brccdcn and Miss Hazel Cut
14 r. Miss Jasmine Young had as her
H' quests the Misses Minnie and Eloisc
H Sadler, Raul and David Tarpey and
H; 1 i' Grand Young, Jr.
I Mrs. O. V. Powers was the hostess "
" Tuesday aftcrnoona t'.a bridge:; tea...!
I llingcrlongcr, was bright- with the
I sfcason's flowers, Six tables of bridge
were played, and later the hostess
I was assisted at tea by Mrs. F. jrFab-""
I iaji and Mrs. Bcnncr X. Smith. The
I prize winners were Mrs. Fabian;-Mrsr
j M. S. Woodward, Mrs. C. R. Flearsall.
i Miss Fannie Ilanaucr, Mrs. W. II.
H Dickson and Mrs. Edward S. Ferry.
H Mrs. J. T. Clasbcy entertained
Hr eighteen of her friends Tuesday aftcr-
Ul noon at a luncheon at the Kcnyon.
I followed by cards. The affair was a
I "Swastika" party, and the Indian
H Swastika idea was carried out in ah
Hi details. Prizes were won by Mrs. C.
Hj S. Williamson, Mrs. Clarence War-
nock and Mrs. II. J. Scultz.
It Mr. and Mrs. M. Ryan announce'
H the marriage of their daughter, Edna
Hi A,, to Roy R. Huffman. The mar-
Hj riagc took place quietly at the home
HJ of the bride's parents on Monday, and
Hi they left on the evening train for a'
HI trip to Los Angeles. They will make
Hi their home in this city.
I Mrs. W. C. Hull who was the gucs:
H of Mrs. J. B. Cosgriff has gone to
H Long Beach to spend the summer.
Mrs. Ainsley and Mis. Hall's little
H daughter arc now there, and the fam
H ijy will be at home for the summer at
H, 030 Ocean avenue.
I' Mrs, Frank Knox is back from the
H cast after a stay of some months in
HI New York and Washing' n.
Hi j Mr. and Mrs. Montague Roberts
H I of Provo spent Monday in the city.
Mjmmmiimt -rrr r
About twenty-five of the friends otj
Miss Florence Crow were entertained
Tuesday evening at a party in honorl
of her seventeenth birthday. An in-!
formal musical program was rendered,
during the evening, and games were,
played, and a supper was served. 1
The regular meeting of the Daugh-!
tcrs of the Utah Pioneers was held)
Wednesday at their rooms in the'
Lion House. Many visitors to the
city attended the meeting and were
shown the relics which arc preserved.
Judge and Mrs. Jonathan C. Royle
will entertain their old time friends,'
those whom they have known since
first they came to Salt Lake, at the
fifteenth anniversary oft heir marriage
on April 23.
The tourist section of 'the Ladies'
Literary club met Tuesday morning
at the club house. Mrs. A. B. McMil
lcn read a paper on "The Sepoy Mu
tiny and the Story of the Kohinor."
Mr. and Mrs. T. II. Smith enter
tained Thursday icvcning for Mr. and
Mrs. J. G. Anderson and Mrs. Wilcox,
who left Friday for Seattle, where
they will make their home.
Miss Addic Zanc left Monday for
Chicago, where she will spend the
i.ext year with her sister, Mrs. Hen
kel, and with Mr. and Mrs. John M.
The Shakespeare section of the La
dies' Literary club met Wednesday
morning at the club house and con
tinued the study of "Coriolanus."
The marriage of Miss Helen Lees
,and,Qttp Ludwig Zeus took place
Wednesday at the home of the bride's
Inlother.;in. San .Francisco.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie L. Savage left
.Tuesday for their home in Goldficld.
after a stay of some weeks with
Judge and Mrs. C. C. Goodwin.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Stephens
entertained the Evening Bridge club
Monday night at their home on
'thirteenth Eat street.
Mrs. David Keith and her small
son, David, returned Tuesday even
ing from a stay of several weeks at
Mrs. E. B. Erwin and her mother
will arrive shortly from Omaha to
join Mr. Erwin and to make their
-The ladies of the G. G. C. club
were the guests of Mrs. L. C. Chcs
ncy at the Wednesday matinee at
Mrs. Wilbcr W. Anncss entertained '
Wednesday at a luncheon in honor of j
her mother, Mrs. Charles Davis'
Mrs. Elisc Straus of St. Louis is in
the city visiting her daughter, Mrs.
Sam Samuels, at 270 Twelfth Easf
Mrs. W. L. Jones is back from Los
Angeles, where she has spent the past
two months with her relatives and
Miss Marjorie Paine entertained at
a luncheon, followed by cards, at her
apartments in the Fifth East hotel.
Thie charity card party given Thurs
day afternoon by the ladies of St.
Mark's Hospital association' was one
of the big society events of the week.
The. affair was in charge of most
qapablc 'women and was managed in'
a manner to make it extremely enjoy
able. The refreshments were in the
hands of Mrs. Edwin Kimball and
Mrs. George Y. Wallace. The pro
ccieds went' toward furnishing the
ilew nurses' home at the hospital.
The marriage of Miss Mabel Muf
flcy of Pocatello to Frank W. Burke
of American Falls took place Thurs
day morning at St. Mary's cathedral.
The young people left immediately
after for a wedding trip, and later
will make their home in American
Falls. The groom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. William Burke and brother
of Mrs. R. H. Channing.
Mrs. E. A. Wall entertained the
Utopia club Wednesday afternoon at
her home on Brigham street. A table
was provided for extra guests, and
special prizes were awarded. The
guest prize went to Mrs. George C.
Moore, while Mrs. J. W. Houston
and Mrs. Charles Cain Crismon won
the game prizes.
News comes from Denver of the
marriage of Dr. David Utter, former
ly pastor of the Unitarian church of
this city, to Miss Caroline Bliss. The
ceremony took place Sunday morn
ing, and Dr. and Mrs. Utter left that
day for the west.
Mrs. Wilbcr W. Anncss entertained
Wednesday at a luncheon in compli
ment to her mother, Mrs. Charles
Davis Hcikes. The guests to meet
Mts. Hcikes were Mrs. Benjamin
Young, Mrs. H. J. Talbot, Mrs. Eliza
beth Post, Mrs. George Goodwin,
Mrs. Frank Robinson, Mrs. W. E.
Critzer, Mrs. Elgro Jacobs, Mrs. A'.
H. Maync, Mrs. W. W. Rivers and
Miss Hcikes of Dayton, O.
Mrs. Jay Harris entertained the
Monday Bridge club at her apart
ments Monday afternoon.
J. L. Moore, formerly with the Salt
Lake route in this city, is here from
Los Angeles on a visit to friends.
The card club met Monday after
noon with Mrs. A. II. Peabody at her
home on Third street.
The Clcofan met Tuesday after
noon with Mrs. Junius F. Wells at
hei home on J street.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cunningham
entertained at a dinner at the Alta
club Sunday evening.
Mrs. Ashby D. Cleveland is back
from a visit of several weeks with
friends in the cast.
The Wasatch Literary circle met
Ti csday afternoon in the Gunton
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ellingson arc
now at home at No. 11 Dc La Mar
Mrs. Frederick U. Leonard enter
tained the Sewing club Wednesday
Judge James D. Pardee left Mon
day for Chicago and New York on
Mrs. Emanuel Kahn will shortly
Le back in her home at 678 East Brig
Paul Tarpey of Tonapah, is here
lor a visit with Le Grand Young, Jr.
" CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA."
Our facetious friend, Mr. George
Bernard. Shajy,, professional paradox
er and self-appointed topscy-turvyist .
to the British people, to whom noth
ing in the existing order of things is
right and everything ia wrong, is once
more regaling us, this time with his
amusing fantasy at the expense 01
highly respected antiquity.
I wish I might give more than a
bare inkling of the flavor of this clev
er travesty of historj. "Caesar and
Cleopatra," in which Mr. Forbes
Robertson and Miss Gertrude Elliott
with their London company are now
convulsing New York. Its elusive
but genuine humor resists description
and I can only advise all on the look
out for unique cnteitainmcnt to go
to see it if it comes their way. 3-
The play has been in print for sev
eral years in the volume, "-Plays For
Puritans " though it is not necessary
to be a Puritan to enjoy .it. And even
if it irritates you with its impudent
trifling with venerable facts you can
not fail to be delight d with -Mr.
Forbes-Robertson's comic imperson
ation of Julius Caesar who, it appears
c.llcd quite informally on Cleopat
ra, in 48 B. C. and put the affairs of
the Egyptian dynastic system to
The first meeting ot the Conqucrcr
of the World and the Empress of the
Nile is, in itself, a masterpiece of
comic fancy. He, -at the time, was
fifty-four and sedate; sh.c was sweet
sixteen and kittenish. They came
together between the naws of the
Sphinx, to whose protecting embrace
the youn'g queen had clambered after
a marauding black cat had lured from
her arms about to sacrifice to the
The acquaintance thus romantically
begun in the desert ripened to genu
ine affection in the Palace at Alex
andria where Caesar met the youth
ful Ptolemy and learned to fear the
watchful eye of Featatceta, Cleo
patra's dragon nurse. So experienced
a leader of men. and citizen of the
world soon learned that the Egypt
ians were afflicted with many of the
.evils that worry the Britons of today.
From this point the play if, in
deed, it can be called a play wanders
through a scries of unexpected veins.
Sometimes its mood is farce; again
it seems to be romantic comedy, and
once, at least, it rises to the plane of
real drama.. But whatever be its
shifting spirit it contrives always to
be unique and entertaining.
Caesar's interesting sojourn in
Egypt covers a period of five months,
during which his legions teach the
armies of the Nile a thing or two.
Then he sets out for Rome, promis
ing, at Cleopatra's hint of a longing 3
for a younger and handsomer man,
to send Mark Anthony to take his
Mr. Forbes-Robertson, notwith
standing that he is the most serious
actor in England, plays Caesar with
deliriously sustained farcical gravity.
His resemblance to the Roman Con
queror is so close that it is almost
uncanny. His acting and elocution
arc ideal. Miss Elliott is quite as
interesting in her impersonation ot
who, under Caesar's tutelage, grad
ually ripens to' a tyrannical sense of
The other members of the comp
any as Romans, Egyptains, Persi- 'U1
r.ns, and orie as an ancient Britain of
irreproachable gentility and smug re
spectability Vfo" nicely in the spirit
of the play. Jie sellings and cost
umes are on the scale of brilliant ex
travaganza. The scene of the Baby
Sphinx in the desert is a masterpiece
of stage art. Some dramas of the
Day, by Louis V. De Foe, in The Red