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Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks

Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.

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ally, is of the first order, and the scenic effects attained in the settings of the various acts are splendid. This is the third season that Mr. Dunbar has had his company on the road in this production, and a review of the cast of characters shows such well-known names as Albert Parr, for the role of Robin Hood; Tom Burton, late of the Princess Opera Company, London, England, s the Sheriff of Nottingham; Saul Solomon as sir Guy of Gisborne; Harry Longstreet as Little John; william Degen as Will Scarlett; John MacSweeney, Friar Tuck; Lorna Doone Jackson, Alan-a-Dale; Elsa Thiede, Maid Marian; Mrs. Clarence Bennett, Dame Durden; and Mary Baker as Anna-

found impression upon the vast crowd of music-lovers that greeted them last evening," reported the San Francisco Call recently. "The organizarion which emil Oberhoffer has built up after years of work performed with unflagging energy, is one which will readily stand comparison with any other orchestra. In this country," wrote The Musical Courier nearly five years ago. His reputation is that he is "a combination of poet, musician and interpreter of orchestral compositions." Even in Boston, that most exacting of critics, he is received with enthusiasm. Miss Florence Macbeth, although of Scottish ancestry, was born at Mankato, Minnesota. At an early age the wonderful gift of her voice was recog-

John's letters to Nanette describe the sufferings endured by French and Belgian children so vividly that the mother-heart in Nanette is awakened and she determines to go abroad as a Red Cross nurse. On the war-torn fields of Flanders the little wife meets her husband but once, after which she is captured by the Germans. They are reunited, however, after a series of thrilling scenes, which vividly portray the final halting of the great German drive and then the counter-attack which sent the Prussian hordes fleeing for refuge to their own border. The added attraction at the Columbia tomorrow will be William Duncan in "Smashing Barriers.


Mrs. Macdonald Fahey, who is about to start Coast to Coast tour, will sing in Victoria September 24

The cancellation early in the Summer of the proposed recital which was to have been given by Mrs. Macdonald Fahey was the occasion of very general disappointment among her hosts of admirers here, who have been anticipating, however, that opportunity would be given to hear her yet once again before her return East. It is now announced that arrangements have been concluded with the officers of the Metropolitan Methodist Church for a recital to be given there on Friday, September 24. Mrs. Fahey is at present in Prince Rupert, and on Tuesday evening will appear in the first concert of a series which she will give before she returns to the city. Her recital in Victoria, the programme for which will be announced in due course, may be called "Special Request Recital," as until a few days ago it had not been intended to include this city in the Coast to Coast tour which she is about to give. The forthcoming event will be very keenly looked forward to by all music lovers here.


Popular players appear in big paramount artcraft film, "The Fighting Chance," at the Dominion next week

Lavish costimes, pretty ladies, and luxurious surroundings are characteristics of "The Fighting Chance," the big motion picture version of Robert W. Chambers' famous novel, which will be on view at the Dominion theatre this week

BC Archives, MS-2879 Box 83 File 1 CREASE FAMILY "Diary of the War", diary and scrapbook of Arthur Douglas Crease, 1915-1919

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