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New Almelo Dramatic Club's 1911 Production


The New Almelo Dramatic Club

Will Present

THE COUNTRY SQUIRE

At the Jennings Opera House

Saturday, April 22nd, 1911





PROGRAM

CAST OF CHARACTERS

Squire Gray.........................................................J. T. Heinen
Anthony Ross, Inv. Company's Agent....................A. Costello
Ben Carlton...................................................J. H. Austerman
Jack Carter, The Tramp,...................................Ralph Dunlap
John Tarbarrow, The Miser,................................John Hickert
Barney McGuire, The Sheriff,.............................Jas. F. Boyd
Solomon Isaac, Jew Peddler,............................H. Austerman
Mason, A Workman,..........................................H. Austerman
Judge Hardacre, The Judge,............................H. Austerman
Alice Gray, The Squire's Daughter,......................Nellie Boyd
Cynthia Brown, An Old Maid...........................Katie Schadler
Sally, A Waif,......................................................Anna Hickert
Mrs. McGuire, The Sheriff's Wife.......................Mary Hickert


SYNOPSIS.

           ACT I--Home of Squire Gray; the mortgage; Alice and
Cynthia;   Sally finds a home; Anthony Ross, the oil agent; a
proposition and acceptance; a prosposal; Ben, Alice and Jack;
John Tarbarrow, the miser; a threat; Jack takes a hand.

           ACT II--John Tarbarrow's store; Barney; Solomon Isaac
the peddler; Barney takes a snooze; Tarbarrow plans revenge
on Ben; Barney is taken in charge by Bridget; Cider proves a
little too strong for Sally; treachery; Ben accused of theft.

           ACT III--Oil well on Squire Gray's farm; Alice and
John, more threats; Jack's story; Bridge McGuire; John Tar-
barrow attempts to foreclose the mortgage; Sally holds the
Sheriff at bay; oil struck; the mortgage canceled.

           ACT IV--Houise of Squire Gray; a telltale picture; Tar-
barrow's terms; the hearing; Bridget has her say; Ben proved
innocent; the picture proves Tarbarrow's guilty; the celebration.





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