WOMEN: Candidate Izetta

In Washington one evening less than ten years ago, a member of the U. S. Congress, wearied from his labors, went to the theatre. He was William G. Brown, Jr., Representative from West Virginia. In the play, which was presented for his divertisement, there was a well-known actress—Izetta Jewell, who had played as leading woman for Otis Skinner (see Page 15), James K. Hackett, and other stage notables. He was pleased with her.

He met, he wooed, he married her.

Little more than a year later, on...

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