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The Detroit Jewish Chronicle, 1921-04-22

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By HELEN BULLITT LOWRY.
(In the New York Times.)

her straight,
The centennial of the birth of They wrote Hell on
b row_
was haughty
just
passed.
Time
ng
had
struck
that stage
Rachel has
S • a lesroom

Sufferi
came down from their
I
She s tood locked in the
when
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resistance.
She
thrones to pay tribute to the genius struggle, She
gid in
acknowledgedly
the, , stood, not dressed, but draped in pale
first half
arper . of Rachel — as
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greatest tragedienne of the
antique folds, long and regular like
century as Bern-
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hard
of today. They pressed ' sculpture. Vashti was not
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told," goes on the pathetically
Was
ere
great opals into her hand. "You are :
. I will stand while you stay • proper little Englishwoman, "and
goo I
weary
seate," urge the Czar
of all the have said she does not ook d.
spirit, she 'was al spirit out
d
d
presented her Though athat
Rues as. The Czarina
with the "costliest set of furs in the of Tophet."
No wonder the critics fell head-
The
Lord
of
Potsdam re-
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world."
ceived her into his family as a guest, long among exclamation points when
sat down to dine with dealing with that spirit out of Top-
het. So the case-hardened theatrical
and she
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fa
te own bouquet and g
from
her
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a
priva
audience—then remarked, —with those ageless eyes. Dazzled
It attracts especially those who are
sweet, modest girl!"—which by such batteries, one and another
"What.%
inclined to look for beauty com-
was just another bit of conclusive , of us has sat down and written
evidence that Rachel knew how to "gush" fit to go into the book of the
bined with comfort and economy.
act. Rachel was the rage in London, "personal recollections of Rachel."
with Countesses and Marchionesses , Maybe these old critics hail the grace
of
the
Best"
"Built
driving her about. In Vienna it was to blush, too, when they
saw their
This is evidenced by the astonishing
cast indt cold print.
the same story over again. Time was outpourings
Well, Rachel passed with the last
number of women who own and
.
Michigan Distributors.
Rachel handed out appoint. . eye that saw her. And coming gen-
when
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o h er at
drive Dodge Brothers 4 Door Sedan.
erations, when th ey think f to tear
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as if she were a national committee. I all, have had the temerity
man disposing of political plums.
Time
was
when
all
intellectual',
down
this
goddess
from
her
pedestal
4 and 6 Cylinders
look with cool, appraising
Du- j —and to
Power, Beauty, Economy, Comfort
good and
Paris revolved about her—Victor
go Theophile, Gautier,
Dumas—tak.I
eyes
up
boa
a
good
Jewish daughter and ens-
.
s
The gasolin. consumption is unusually low
1
1
y
y in
her art as seriously as on
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The me mileage is unusually high
French .intellectuals know how to ter who never forgot her famil
he ro-
the years of her prosperity.
man
d t
hard time they have of it,
take art. Rachel checke
1
ticist movement inF r ance — who too—making a mere woman out of
1 eat
e d
knows but It mig ht
an artist. Being an artist, her moods,
into a mid-Victorian period with va- her politics, her loves were all sub-
nnysons and calling a
pores and
to change without notice.
Te She restored to public ject
spade a rose?
Through "Sentimental Tommy" Bar-
unsentimental classical
rie has taught us mere people some-
Edgewood 3112 favor the
Ave., Car Antietam.
what to understand the artistic tem-
drama.
21213-40 Josois4 cainpau
And all this in those short 20 years perament, as it leaps from role to
,
between the night when an almost role. Barrie helps us to understand
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of
allon
20 miles to g
WOODWARD AT BARFIELD
illiterate 17-year-old Jewish girl, Rachel's grand coup of chanting "La
Instead of 10.
with thin face and great eyes, blazed Marsaillaise" in 1848, as famous as
tires
in
of
12,500 miles to set
forth in her genius before Paris— any tragic role that she played.
stead of 10,000
Sentimental Tommy was sincere
and that other day of her premature
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when he played the part of the Pre-
death, the victim of consumption.•
Yet
the
hundredth
anniversary
of
tender
in "the Den" in Thrums. So
3745 Cass. T.I. Glendale 46G9. Tel. Glendale 5585.
the birth of Rachel passed on March was Rachel sincere when she went
W. J. DOUGHTY,
21 with hardly a mention by the on a semi-official tour through the
Eng provinces arousing the spirit of revo-
playgoing writers of France and
th nocett lution. She seized the flag and
o
Sizpeh
oes
to
prove
g
draped it round her. Bernhardt also
inevitable fact that, when the cur- held the flag to her in the one-act
2892
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a
tain goes down on an actor's genius, play of the dying poilu. Rachel's

it's down. After the passing of the tour was managed by her father. Ile
last eye and ear witness, the highest peddled patriotism as he had peddled
D' 'baton
histrionic genius has vanished as ut- material by the yard in the old days
East Grand Boulevard at Oakland.
—and a nice thing he made of it, too, ,
terly as the least.
Those who write biographies of financially, while Rachel was 'seeing
Rachel now treat her as mere woman herself" in the role of patriot. By
and not as goddess. They tell how the next fall the coup d'etat of Na-
d of a Jewish ped- poleon had occurred. Revolutionary
she was the chil
a ped- patriotism was out of vogue, and,
dler and spent her babyhood in
dler's cart. They tell of a puny child anyway, Rachel was ready for a new
sawing
a
fiddle
and
singing
songs
on role, as any industrious actress
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Paris corners. They tell that her let- should be at the beginning of the
"RICA'S
FIRST
A:1E
ters
always
exhibited
illiterate
gram-
INE
SIXES AND Tw.J
season.
mar and bad spelling.
Rachel dramatized life and every
They even dare wtite of her lapses
emotion in it—not least her own ill

into street-singer manners in the health. Always she had been frail.
days
of
her
grandeur.
They
tell
that
i
From 20 on her life was a race with
S 1 X she kicked up her heels and said
consumption. The disease won the
street-corner words when she was
race when she was only 37. Again
coming away from that memorable
and again one can trace hre exquisite
audience with Victoria of England.
the appreciation of the tragedy that hung
has
They recount her departure from f over her. She had never been able
Now the Seattle school board
made it a little easier for Johnny by
her success. I.etters tha t • I
• house of two grand ladies o
Adrienne,
enjoying
part of
_v wro te from Russia, after shebe-
France's most conservative old so- to play a an certain
giving him a reasonable chance to
actress dying of the same
"duck." The board has ordered that
ciety, where she thumbed her nose who was th ut feeling the sensation
ensation came the pet of the Czar and Czar-
wio
ive
child
in-
cars used by attendance officers be
and twiddled her fingers when she d isease,
f her own mortality and the pre- ins, exclaim like a naive
o
thought they weren't looking. But sage of her death. Once, in her early stead of a queen of tragedy, "and
Delmore.. in Seattle plainly lettered in conformity with
the style of lettering on all other
that 1 am the daughter of "Hookey"
they were.
she was suddenly dissolved in to think
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cars owned by the school district.
While she lived such impiety would 20's,
tears while she rehearsed this part, just Papa and Mama Felix, a peddler
Officers.
When this action was proposed it
tendance
have struck the narrator with apo-
an
old
clothes
dealer."
Never
like her, must die young," she and
Tel. Glendale 7946
brought forth a sharp and insistent
1,
plexy. The biographies of Rachel,
did woman struggle more passion-
protest by one of the school officers.
live
on
in
the
world
she
had
written during her lifetime, are gush: mourned.
a
has
Ask and kid in Seattle who
When she visited America in 1855 ately to
premonition
ing geysers of adoration. The wordy she was nearing her last illness. She conquered. Perhaps a
The Seattle police department also
memry
would
pass
tendency
to
play
hookey
once
in

uses 10 Dodge Brothers touring cars.
dramatic criticisms of the period, was a triken woman — nor had told er h hw her
that
he
o centennial o of her birth while and he will tell you
s c
The various departments of the city
duly collected and reprinted, read
the
a
whole
sufficiently
ad-
until
always
keeps
a
sharp
lookout
for
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like the lucubrations of the present- America as
o even
it s Gopher Prairy
the Mary Pickfords Dodge Brothers touring cars and
day press agent. The light from her vance d beyond
Perhaps
period to accord her full apprecia- and the Wallace Reidy are not really roadst ers.
must
have
been
such
that
she
Reason—this is the type of car BESSARABIAN JEWS GIVE
eyes
lion. Though as great a woman as
l
way 760 was allowe d to make her own aws
did not leave furnished with "immortality," for all
the eight attendance officers
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and Jenny Lind, her coming
is written not in used by
r
that ther recods
50,000,000 LEI FOR ZION
and set her spelling to her fancy
memories, but in eel- of the Seattle school board, who
a mark upon us like that
her ignorance. Out of all the "liter-
men's
of
the
water
ors
nightingale
of of
the
North. was the last luloid—the mirror in which their scour the city constantly for symp-
That
part
Adrienne
ary" gushings of the period, just one
y.
toms of juvenile de
PA RI S.—Kishenev advices re-
linquenc cars has
seems to give life again to Rachel that she played in America—the last. public sees them,
once one
ceived here state that the Zionists
and rescue her for us from out the that she played on any stage. Mem-
now, pulled alongside the curb or glided of Bessarabia have already collected
DANZIG.—For five days past
dead century. Somehow the words bers of her company any that nveer
has up to the swimmin' hole to the great 10,000,000 out of 60,000,000 lei
K
of the "prim little Yorkshire gov-
bread. Po- dismay of the youngster who had re- pledged by the Jewish community of
as her p resentation oi s the role so the l ocal Jewish Free itchen
absolutley
without
erness," Charlotte Bronte, imbedded w
d for mained out of school to attend his Bessarabia for the Palestine Founda-
glorious, although her lines were been
in a novel years after she had seen punctated with a hacking cough. tatoes are being nt suem
bstitute and grandm other's faneral. Out popped tion Fund. The work there is being
the actress, alone explain how Rachel
lieu, laissez boi vivre—quel- bread in the preseergency
the well-known Zionist
o
foot-
"Mon
suit
si
jeune
those
taking
advantage
of
the
kitchen
the truan
ex. conducted by
got her personality across the
der
Avenue
move I.
ques jours encore. Je
Dr. Schwartzman.
lights in her high roles of classic
amination.
tragedy. Charlotte Bronte veils Ra-
Those next and last three years of d a ily_
chel's identity as Vashti.
life are tragedy as great as that
"I had heard this woman termed her
any of classic heroine that she
plain, and I expected harshness and of
played—of any Phedre or Joan of
grimness, something large, angular, Arc. in her letters she referred to
sallow. What I saw was the shadow herself as "Poor Rachel." Perhaps
queen
once
fair
of a royal Vashti, a
the great artist found the end less
as the day, turned pale now like twi- cruel because she was able to drama-
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For a hile—for a long while--
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thought it
a unique woman, who moved in might . wrote she from Egypt. "That dust
and grace before the multitude. By is the most eloquent thing in my let-
and by I recognized my mistake—' ter." No written drama could sur-
poignancy of her last visit
"Behold I found in her something' pass the
neither woman nor of man. In each to Paris. Alone, after midnight, she
the theaters that
ose
evi
l
made
the
_
of her ees
y sat a devil. Th
her successes. At each
tragedy, hail stagedtour of
forces bo re her through the
she alighted, and stood on the pave-
she
ee e s reng —
ke pp
t u her fbltthfor
osed door—for a
was but a frail creature. And, as mat before the cl
the action rose and the stir deepened, moment with bowed head—then
how wildly those evil forces shook drove on.
She had never lost her capacity for
her with their passions of the pit.
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