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laciborate Scale to raise money for the
_ .new Womens Building . Four 'hundrred EITRIlS 1'.
THROUG THE' OPER)A G ASSES d aollars was turned over to the fund D Ielcrt Clary, Editor
.L . s slt Donald Coney, Literary, Editor -
- -This year the program for masques Leo L. Niedzielski, Dramatic
Shas changed somewhat. The tryouts I d11j1,or
TEJIIAT TR 4 No R + ;r .rglinized as Masq::ues to do reL for. membership used to be early in Max EJwinxg, Music Editor
Effervescence, frivolity, charm, and education1al work in dramatics. At the fail right after college started. As William M. Randall, Exchange
stutpidity-all are found in "The In- this time Prof. J. Raleigh NteiQon, the club has a limited membership of Editor
timate Strangers". The piece abounds qwhoase name haes figured so prominent- ,fifty for the purpose of allowing each E Bethany Lovell, taff Artist
with sparkling and wholesome humor.:ly-iji cainnuls< dramatics, was obtained ;girl to take an active part there are JmsHue rCrctrs
Addto hi vey ineacing wll-asdirctr ad t i etir~y tt^w'j generally not more than fifteen to V ~ irginia Vaughn Tryon
drawn characters, and originality, his 'efforts that Masques has grown to 'twenty vacancies at the beginning of t Bernard Butler
yuits prsnt peni organization. the year. Frequently from 150 to 200d Saul Carson
Subtract a few minor faults, and yo sn peddwmntyott ilteevcnis John P. Dawson
have the whole thing in a nutshell. The ideal of the club has been to " omgine tfreshment aill hs ancioe-oar..Doau
The flapper has. come and almost produce one important play a year in; come acquainted with the work of the Jane Ellingson
gone. But she did not live in vain. a perfectly finished and artistic manl- organization 'Masques is offering its M'-. A. Klaver.
For the dross and gold that were hers nor, and also to contribute three or 1big play this year on November 22.1 Helen G. Lynch~
were placed in the crucible of Time, four small -plays to be used in the The play, called "The Knight of The Hortense 0. Miller
separated, and the pure mxetal was W omeon's league,. Every year a Christ- b urning Pestle," is Elizabethan, by - Dori G. Sayrder
passed on as a legacy to the stoic mas play is given. This has become IBeaumont and Fletcher. The cast Regular staff meetings will be
miaidens who succeded her. However, a tradition of the club. Sonme of the ; has already been an'nounced for the; held at five o'clock every Mon-
the modern woman was blinded by the1 larger plays which Basques has done play which will be presenited in Hill day. Attendance of all Maga-
lustre of the pure metal, so she pro- successfully are: "The Amazons" by Auditorm ium. It is very humorous and zine writers on these meetings is
cured some of the dross, and mixed it Pinero in197,"Qalt Street' by wxill be elalboi-tely costumued and stag-" n'eaie
lwith the gold. So, again, we have hit- 1Barrne in 1918 (which was comment- [ed. The regular tryouts of th~e club)
manbeigsamogstth meber o ed on as having set a standard fo r wilibe announced later in the year, - --_____
the intriguing sex. campus dramatics) "The New Lady after "The Knight of The BurningTe ~wYr ie aso h
- Both Trkigtonchoe ths ifin-Banock by Jerome K. Jerome in Pestle" but before the Christmas play. sra ~llcto fGratHut
ence of the flapper as the theme for! 1919, and "'l he Importance of Being T he club, including the new mom- mnann's novel "Phantom" in the Free-
his play. Whether he succeeded in iEar'nest" by Oscar Wzlde in 1920J.Tis~i hers, will be divided into five groups man: "It steadily deevlops into a pow-
showing the effects of this influence f w-s ipresented2 in the W'hitniey Theatre. wzith1 ten in each group for the purpose' erful literary'pudertaking."
or not is a matter, of little consider-a- The club had outgrown Sarah Caswell c 2 ureducing five one-act plays during i___y_________g__
tion, for he chose this theme merely to Angell Hall. tescn eetr hsxiigv
proid hmslfwih vhiletor . Lst yeoar lasques attempted the!cecih girl an opportunity to have an Nine Wilcox Putnam wrote "Laugh-.
lieve himself of the smiles and es tinithdeedoe"Teacieprinto'wr.1trLd"_otesudofahngah
chuckles that were tickling his pal- Y< low thingethadsevrdcon"Tean tv !at n heork. tar Lt,." to the soundaofoadphonogrbph
ate. HeI not onl~y relieved himself, Ylo akt a rdcde nieine% il~ codh t e publishers.
but passedl the s!Miles and chuckles on "r
in the lines of his inimitable work, .
"The Intimate Strangers".
*Whiie viewing the play I as~ans-
(1by Anies' efforts to learn Isabel's
ag.This procedure consu-fled the x' . rt
whole of two and a half -acts. Buit
xhen the glare of the footlights had1G a j "
elev ei2 lly eyes, and my m i dbegan
fto ftmlC1'onagain I oiderctl wlhether'ala_
Amswsblind, or whether lie was5; 'b >.v
rist aslinoltoii. Mile look A the f"r
c, abls ontenzan°e Wouild haex ac-
quint e A him 1w it ii the fact that she ' _ i' 'iv. -:k L4 v,.' 4r' - 5f ?,
:, I't .170Sevonld beyo nd thirt. r i re1j t w ,t .1 Y 'ak
C; l7 er mcii who are iadldic ed to i ' yf + "
t'rar 2~Ci'ih 7i li ! i( to _a '
tihlgs, ad o Tuir'gton n +3b
be ruted this I)oint.,
1 ;'nIrive Bot Ii hT 1':'igi on : or
m m of !:(e petty nil ca, nu-; W .ig +r --w, a .1 . ,a {
1?'k smybos-om, . Vhv must an4r t 4:
autho_;r ac (-omp.Cll a ny hl is e tineiltal so'- .1 -
iloquics With sobby' mu sic?l l3 +1is 1iixy-
cheap bit of stage lhokum that'iS abso-
luitely unnecessary and cut of place4 .,L ,"R tt
The Intimate Strangers". And wha
is more grieving -it gives one an idea
thtTr-ntni nbet rcr he effects he desires by mere words,,
when, as a matter of fact, he is.


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01'. Bernard ,Btler); sometimes are allowed to use a gun, the men more easily to remember and ielated a remarkable
L' public speaking is little more in suecial cases. "After the war wei identify faces. I wai delegated.'froml
than enlarged private conversation. 1 expected to have an epidemic of mnur- In reply, fir Basil began to draw during 'the war to
do not see why so many of the lectur-; ders in England., but this fear did not pictures of different types of faces, rench. 'The irst niol
ers who address University audiences ;materialize," said he. "I understand' showing 'low profiles and other views [ ative's arrival in te
makse many near or total losses 0) toat you in this country are still suf-I of men might be reduced to "units" Igenera's headquarters
their speeches. Sir. Robert Border,.: ferting from war reaction rime." as hie aled them. He said that a, hield a uinique experien
spoke to his manuscript- rather. than Sir Basil takes a stand for universalj man's ear was the most distinguish- detective saw a mnan w
to his audience, Si- Gilbert Parke: restriction of gun manufacture and i ng feature of the face. Then he class- edl faintly familiar.,
failed to snreak in his fav&rite field of sale. Hie told of the New York law tiled for me profiles of the nose, con- suspect .into the houe
literature, Isaac F. Marcosson rambled, which attempts to govern the sale of , cave, convex, and with double bumps. (sas living, the sleuth
all over the, world, and Sir Basil :firearms, but wrhich fails because trim-' Then2 he eve examples of form-mlae the man and addresse,
Thomson, former head of Scoland I inals can slipnt-ver to New Jersey to which have been conceived so .that, The stranger w-vas sta
Yard, neglected to tell sonic of the purchase theii- weapons. This is an given r certain formula, a, man cap. "What harm amn I doi
most gripping stories about the cap-: indication, he asserted, of the necessity( draw the 1rofil which the symbol: ThIe opertive fou't
tuie of criminals to dwell ot the over- to attack the firearm problem at itsli represent. In.t this wvay maemiory anct 'he 'had iecognized /wx
discusse? Euiropean -relations. sc'irce. the manufacturing plant. identification of faces may be facili-, wh:ite slaver convictoe
Last Wednesday I sprent one. of Thel Thursday morning whlen I saw Sir tatedl.- England whom lhe hald
Most interesting afternoons I have Basil he talked of various phases of Sir Basil is convinced, however,,that amnong miany .lien in th
ever exnerienced. Finding that Sir! s'tife detection andl an unrelated sub- 1th)e most difficult problem in the field,,the time of the trial.
Basil had taken the wrong train at De - et college problems. I asked hlim f criminal identification is the con- +oe being able to oonr
troit, I discovered himu waiting alt the if Scotland Yaird gave the detectives niection of a given face with the name face,; is antulral gi
Union. Hie looked ju;st as his pXtures: any scintiftc data which enabled of the mlan to whom it be. fgs. Hie Sir h asil's' estimation,
represent him with mIild yet keenly'.vlousoehtb
questioning eyes, a dominan2t now. tvholo icai la1w oftaSSt-'
andi all Englis-hy mustache. Of-f m-di- r.C j.~te same way tha Is
Lim hightanal1 Fged bii dht .ailonthe famon:; interv
te 1ndr1 7b d irUSI- i -I-~L I ~~iies. vorks.
presented. himself as an active t.y pi.
or nglishman Ldwith that props-' bal11 h, Es 2 :inter^t
".70c S ; iclo 'uality -hich near it ,:..£vocrat'i f (2ilii~ll
always marks thle' prducts cof Eto $ jJJJL'- !!)ad keen attention to
41Oxford. the University whch
While waiting for }Pro f-,so, e 02rof1 he quest ons vS
rlood(1to cone, he fell to dif us- ) _:, Py i' oi lti5,l auto. mis;t WU itctl7tII'iY
r tTphi1-l~ttad h cu -k hit]..V I t '3>f7,'ilitg T),,AlI:, y^<aneml 1Vejo1Gcl g at thC.e cod 1 t"(\17iomen k }ad-.
(2 puC5O rix-- cs het an11 then: hie IC1 x -a ohePC Odb hy2l:> ecMi-:yhog TcZersO 1 t t -ol( Lt
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aincommbonreIler lieo became ('.;'. b lejct orig ih o0.ugtofmgco iventr.the ixlatyeor erall xmis-litrayU xclleo rt
I brought hiiira,,i' withtohh iostibecausenlof old,. em-rant en, presenting c-this play :tindecnacapable i c Tiat tyle . peculiar to
n esn"ietin n ,tgeo hi ie,1othsh hdrfeec
punieashmeti lin Enlnd wa1sara t very c1(Ui. asl.ETmesae alan kigtsure(a ski performan) ce thati Iabe -n h evi tySandl 1ite
deterrn ate rofci-ime.ate i inmbQer o l e nortal ombt wigict unue~. - : for whIeit 1 1) .,l' l{; icthe mer' ~fica
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Rarely, if ever, have I seen such a
splendid cast and such good acting.
Elsa Ryan, as the fair old maid, really
lived hem' part. 'So convincinigxwas her
portrayal, and so magnetic wvas her
personality that I wished she would
never leave the stage until the final
curtain was rung doxvn. I doubtri
xvhether any other actress, with time-
possible exception of Billie Burke,
who played the role in the original:
production, woud have speeded up the
lagging third act as 'Aiss Ryan did,
Coates Gwynne,- as the hasty -and
undecided lover, left little to be de-
sired in his portrayal. The role as-
signed hinm was/difficult, amid he stood
up under the strain admirably xwell.
He proved an excellent foil for, Miss 1
An'd so, a worth-whie play has come
and gone. Ettone thing -grieves nec
"The Intimate Strangers" played toI
a house, fifty' per cent of which was
empty and emmpy seats, as: you know, '
constitute a very dumb audience.
Masques, the ;women's dramatic club
of the campus, has no aumbition to be a
stepping stone for young women wvho
-rofessic-nal stage carei-s, although it'I
has been used as such, but it is an or-J
ganization entirely for anmateurs. It
l; ad its beginning eight years ago in a-
play producinig comxmittee of thme Wont-I
en's league. There were ten gitrlsonil
this comnititee, amoong thenm f-hllis -
Povah, who has since been in a Newi'
'York production of "Abraham Lin-I
ccln," and. A. A. Milne's "1 ovem-r :oad"
andt Mary Tru'exwho las also followed
the stag e. In 1917 th como ittee sep-
arated from the Womlen's le.aguie atid

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