Foreign News: Third Court

Actresses are not presented at Court to Their Britannic Majesties.* Neither are acrobats, ballerinas, lady ventriloquists, tight-wire dancers, professional fat women, female pugilists. But what about a lady monologuist? What about famed Ruth Draper, solitary U. S. aristocrat of the blatant sisterhood? Last week at the Third Court of the present London Season there were presented to Their Majesties, at Buckingham Palace, eight U. S. citizenesses: Mrs. Alton Brooks Parker, widow of the Democratic candidate for President of the U. S. in 1904. Miss Ruth Draper of Manhattan. Miss Lois Davidson, Houston, Tex.; Miss...

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