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Goodwin's weekly : a thinking paper for thinking people. [volume] (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1902-1929, May 09, 1903, Image 8

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I 8 G.OODMIN'S WBBKLX
1Sl7Y the Firt fighters, vg
ATATRACT10NS KOR WEEK OF MAY 11TH.
HH The Grand Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
B "Al the Edge of the Grave."
H Thureday and J-'iiday nights and Saturday
H matinee, "Romeo and Juliet"; Saturday night
H "Macbeth."
Hj J J J
Ij "THE STUBBORNNESS OF GERALDINE" AND
Hi J THE CLEVERNESS OF AMY..
B i Usually with so clever a vehicle as "The Stub-
H bortfVess of Geraldine," it is a task to discriminate
B enough to say who is the hit of the piece.
H But with this sweet morsel that Mary Manner-
H ing has brought to us, it is easy. Amy Ricard, your
M' Vi Thompson from Butte, Montana, is a gem that
M stands distinctly alone, a piece of work rarely per-
m feet, that outshines in its class anything any
H actress has given us this season, and ranks right
M alongside of Lionel Barrymore's triumph in "The
l Mummy and tha Humming Bird." With the first
H clever purr on the deck of the liner you began
B to steal on the senses, and we realized that you
H were something unusual, and with that "Darn it!"
H at the Bridge-Whist table, your conquest was com-
H plete. You are fortunate in having Hassard Short
M to assist you. His Lord Tilbury is never exagger-
H ated, and a most refreshing Lord is he.
H Lots of Clyde Fitch productions are proverbial
H bushels to hide the little lights. But yours is a
B glorious blaze, and we thank you for bringing us
H to your shrine.
H "The Stubbornness of Geraldine" is the sweet
H est, most delightful stubbornness ever witnessed,
V so replete with love, and beauty, and charm of sit-
B uation that it is one of the few thespic reminders
H'! of the joy of living.
H, It is suited to Mary Mannering, and she is most
fl' captivating in its opportunities. Perhaps the play
H is a little overdrawn here and there, perhaps
Hj a situation or two should be eliminated, but why
Hi think of such things, when we live so far from
W Broadway, and when plays worth the seeing are
H as scarce as they have been this season?
H Dear Mrs. Whiffen (and always welcome back)
H essayed Mrs. Wrighton as artistically as she
H usually does things. The Fraulein Handt of Anita
H Rothe was a clever bit, and the other ladies made
H the most of their roles. The part of Count Klnsey
H is a difficult one, which at times could be easily
H made ridiculous, but Mr. Byron played it beautl-
H fully. -Mr. Saville as Wrighton was natural, and
H the other men were well balanced, unless excep-
H tion might be made to the scene on shipboard.
Hf " The staging is beautitul, and the whole produc-
H . tion is a great redemption for one Fitch, for In the
Hi rot of the previous plays from his pen which have
Hi 1 been forced upon us this spring, it was easy to lose
H sip lit of his triumphs.
H! fj Tonight concludes the engagement.
Kt "V j w v &
Hl After tonight, the Theatre w'll be daif for
H I' ten days when Crane comes in "David Havum."
Hj & & &
H John Griffith Forget Itl
Hj If the shade of the Bard of Avon had been
H hovering around the procenium arch of the Salt
Hj Lake theatre on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday
H nights, whiJe John Grifilth trampled through the
H lines of Macbeth, he would have agitated his In-
H visible wings with great vigor in a frantic effort
H to get away from that remarkable tragedian's
H' ponderous detonations.
H The local public has seen the classic Shake-
H sperean periods mangled before, but it is doubtful
H if they ever witnessed so complete a massacre as
K f that perpetrated by Mr. Griffith and his fragile
Hfevftv cohorts. When he had brayed through the five
HpH acts of this tragic masterpiece no one present
was sure that he had ever read or even seen Mac
beth before. The only scene which caused a dis
tinct thrill of joy in the whole performance at
that welcome moment when the doughty blade of
the attenuated McDutt brought the heavy-threwed
Griinth to the mat.
Mr. Griffith will surely be long remembered by
everyone who saw his fine line of original jug
glery. It was one of the most forgetful table per
formances which ever enthralled a satiated public.
There is only one othei role in which we think
Mr. Griffith could achieve as great, or even great
er, distinction; he would make a perfect imper
sonator of & Haunch of "Varibest" ham.
When he comes again he will assuredly bo
warmly received. Everyone will be there to meet
and greet him. We would suggest, though, that
when he appears as Macbeth lie discard all stage
weapons and bring on the board some hotchklss
guns and employ a platoon of police instead of
the tattered remnant of museum refugees ivho
constituted his body guard in Macbeth.
The company surrounding Mr. Griffith kept up
the high standard of the master artist, and wore
wormly cheered as they left the stage. Mr. Py
per should make every endeavor to bill Mr. Grif
fith for a return engagement so that everyone
can have a chance to witness this robust inter
pi eter of the sad-browed Elizabethan bard.
& & &
Monday evening, the eleventh, the great con
cert given under the auspices of the Commercial
club for the city schools will take place at the
Tabernacle. Seats are fifty cents and you are ex
pected to be in one. It is for a good cause, and
the program, as printed below, is a sufficient In
ducement for anyone.
Program.
Miss Emma Ramsey Dramatic Soprano
Hold's Military Band
Miss Sallie Fisher Soprano
Tabernacle Choir ... Evan Stephens, Conductor
Euterpe (Ladies) Quartette
Master Arthur Pedersen Violinist
Prof. Anton Pedersen Accompanist
Mr. Charles Kent Baritone
Prof. Thomas Radcliffe and Prof. John J. Mc-
Clellan Organists
Imperial Male Quartette
America Closing Number
By Tabernacle Choir, Hold's Band, Great Organ
and Audience.
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Lijco to keep out of hot water -some do not
especially if the water is medicinal. '
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AT
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Are becoming famous for their curative
powers. The accomodations are good,
the table the best the market affords.
GOOD FISHING-GOOD HUNTING
UNSURPASSED SCENERY
An ideal spot for a Rummer vucation.
Rigs fumishpd for Stanley Basin and the great
Loon Creek Mining District. Men
intending to go there, will find
the Park Springs a
pleasant place to eavo their families.
PARK MEDICAL HOT SPRINGS
Write to K. D.Williams, Prop.
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HUSLER'S
FLOUR
is good, because We make it, and
watch it frcm the wheat fields to your lj
home. Husler's flour is milled with '
brains and conscientious care.
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Always want the Best Paint, Painters
and Paper Hangers, and we want the
Best People for our Customers, be
cause our Paints, Painters and Paper
Hangers are the best.
W. A. DUVALL
Phone 1145-K 124 W. 2d SOUTH.
ST. MARY'S ACADEMY ,
Conducted by the Sisters of the Holy Gross.
146 S. FIRST WHST ST., SALT LAKE CITY. '
CHE OBJECT of this Academy 1b to prepare young ladles
for uny sphere to which tho may be called Art, Musi
cal and Academic Advantages. Special and regular course
Electrlo light, steam heat, buths. beautiful grounds.
For terms, send references and apply to
SISTER SUPERIOR.
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AND THE
RIO GRANDE WESTERN ,
Only Transcontinental Lino Passing
Dlreotly Through Salt Lake City.
Connections made In Ogden Union Depot with All Train
of Southern Pacific and Oregon Short Lino.
OFFERS CHOICE OF
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specifying the Rio Guandb Western, or wrlto
I. A. BENTON, Geaeral Agent Pag. Dept., Salt Lake City.

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