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"FAIR MAID OF THE WEST"

Thirteenth Annual Delta Upsilon Revival in Brattle Hall at 8.

NO WRITER ATTRIBUTED

The first public performance of "The Fair Maid of the West," the thirteenth annual revival of the Harvard chapter of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity, will be given in Brattle Hall, Cambridge, this evening at 8 o'clock. The remaining public performances are as follows: Tuesday evening in Brattle Hall, Cambridge; Thursday evening in Jordan Hall, Boston; Friday evening in Players' Hall, West Newton; and Saturday evening in "The Barn," Wellesley. Tickets for the public performances at $1.50 and $1 each may be obtained at Herrick's, the Cooperative Branch, and from J. C. Janney '11, Thayer 8.

"The Fair Maid of the West" is a five-act comedy by Thomas Heywood and was first performed in 1617. The production is the most pretentious that the chapter has ever attempted, and in the fourteen scenes a very accurate and entertaining picture of the life of the Elizabethan period is presented.

The cast is as follows: Spencer,  F. M. Eliot 1G. Carrol,  H. W. Miller '12 Fawcett,  J. C. Janney '11 Captain Goodlack,  T. S. Kenyon '11 Roughman,  O. W. Haussermann '12 Clem,  C. B. Randall '12 First Captain,  R. D. Whittemore '13 Second Captain,  P. H. Keays '13 Mayor of Foy,  P. J. Stearns '13 An Alderman,  F. C. Rogerson '13 Mullisheg, King of Fez,  P. Snedeker 1L. Bashaw Alcade,  J. B. Munn '12 Bashaw Joffer,  M. C. Allen '11 A Spanish Captain,  P. H. Keays '13 An English Merchant,  A. J. Kelly '12 A French Merchant,  R. D. Whittemore '13 An Italian Merchant,  E. Hutchins '11 A Surgeon,  C. M. Burr '14 A Preacher,  H. G. Knight '13 First Drawer,  R. C. Benchley '12 Second Drawer,  A. J. Kelly '12 Servant,  H. G. Knight '13 Chorus,  G. S. Deming 1G.S. Bess Bridges,  T. M. Spelman '13 A Kitchenmaid,  C. M. Burr '14

English Sailors.--M. C. Allen '11, R. M. Allen '11, E. Hutchins '11.

Spanish Sailors.--R. D. Whittemore '13, G. F. Plimpton '14.

Moors.--I. Poole '11, P. H. Keays '13, G. F. Plimpton '14, R. M. Allen '11, P. J. Stearns '13, D. J. P. Wingate '14.

The Plot.

The story of the play deals with the adventures of Bess Bridges, a tavernmaid at the Castle Tavern, Plymouth; and Spencer, a gallant, with whom she has fallen in love. Carrol, another gallant, insults Bess, for which Spencer slays him in a duel. For this he is obliged to flee from Plymouth. At night Spencer comes to the tavern to say farewell to Bess. He bids her go to the Windmill Tavern which he owns at Foy, and departs for Fayal with his friend Captain Goodlack. Bess goes to Foy and acts as mistress of the tavern. Among the gallants whom her beauty has attracted, is a bully named Roughman. Disguised as a page, Bess tries the courage of Roughman and finds him to be a coward. Spencer, in the mean-while, has been wounded in a duel and, thinking that he is about to die, commands Goodlack to go back to England and, if he finds Bess still faithful, to give her a legacy of 500 pounds a year. Goodlack, thinking Spencer dead, leaves Fayal for England. Spencer, however, is still alive and resolves to test the faithfulness of both Bess and Goodlack. He himself sets sail in an English merchantman homeward bound.

Goodlack arrives at Foy and resolves to test Bess, hoping she may prove false and that he may keep the legacy. But finding his efforts futile, he finally tells Bess of the money. Spencer returning from Fayal, has been captured by a Spanish captain. Bess, in the meanwhile, has decided to set sail for Fayal and as captain of the ship "Negro," learns that the Spaniards have desecrated the supposed Spencer's body. The "Negro" gives fight to a Spanish vessel and captures it. When Spencer is brought before her she thinks him a ghost, and he does not recognize her.

Bess tires of her disguise and puts in to Mamorah where the King of Fez falls in love with her. Spencer comes before the King to intercede for the possession of the Spanish vessel which has been declared forfeit to the King. Bess enters with the King, and Spencer is thunderstruck. Bess sends for him, and the King is finally persuaded to consent to their union

English Sailors.--M. C. Allen '11, R. M. Allen '11, E. Hutchins '11.

Spanish Sailors.--R. D. Whittemore '13, G. F. Plimpton '14.

Moors.--I. Poole '11, P. H. Keays '13, G. F. Plimpton '14, R. M. Allen '11, P. J. Stearns '13, D. J. P. Wingate '14.

The Plot.

The story of the play deals with the adventures of Bess Bridges, a tavernmaid at the Castle Tavern, Plymouth; and Spencer, a gallant, with whom she has fallen in love. Carrol, another gallant, insults Bess, for which Spencer slays him in a duel. For this he is obliged to flee from Plymouth. At night Spencer comes to the tavern to say farewell to Bess. He bids her go to the Windmill Tavern which he owns at Foy, and departs for Fayal with his friend Captain Goodlack. Bess goes to Foy and acts as mistress of the tavern. Among the gallants whom her beauty has attracted, is a bully named Roughman. Disguised as a page, Bess tries the courage of Roughman and finds him to be a coward. Spencer, in the mean-while, has been wounded in a duel and, thinking that he is about to die, commands Goodlack to go back to England and, if he finds Bess still faithful, to give her a legacy of 500 pounds a year. Goodlack, thinking Spencer dead, leaves Fayal for England. Spencer, however, is still alive and resolves to test the faithfulness of both Bess and Goodlack. He himself sets sail in an English merchantman homeward bound.

Goodlack arrives at Foy and resolves to test Bess, hoping she may prove false and that he may keep the legacy. But finding his efforts futile, he finally tells Bess of the money. Spencer returning from Fayal, has been captured by a Spanish captain. Bess, in the meanwhile, has decided to set sail for Fayal and as captain of the ship "Negro," learns that the Spaniards have desecrated the supposed Spencer's body. The "Negro" gives fight to a Spanish vessel and captures it. When Spencer is brought before her she thinks him a ghost, and he does not recognize her.

Bess tires of her disguise and puts in to Mamorah where the King of Fez falls in love with her. Spencer comes before the King to intercede for the possession of the Spanish vessel which has been declared forfeit to the King. Bess enters with the King, and Spencer is thunderstruck. Bess sends for him, and the King is finally persuaded to consent to their union

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