Louise Rutter 1972

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Louise Rutter 1972 - Gillette Memorabilia Given State By Kin of...
Gillette Memorabilia Given State By Kin of Actor's Leading Lady ; By GERALD J. DEMEUCY l0f her theatrical career, but A "Sherlock Holmes" cap and I corresponded with Gillette up other memorabilia belonguig to nnn ,L u- j lu the late William Gillette of untd the time of hls th. In" cluded in the collection sent the late William Gillette of East Haddam has been contributed to the state by the daughter of the famed actor's leading lady. Miss Doreen Carlos-Perkins of Portsmouth, England, daughter of the late actress Louise Rut-ter, sent the treasures to Parks and Recreation Director William Miller of the Environmental Protection Department. For Miller, the gift from Miss Perkins ended three years of trying to track down the memorabilia through correspondence with Miss Perkins and others who had known Gillette. Miller said the contributions Miller by Miss Perkins are sev- the Hooker plot in Farmington cemetery. He launched his acting career right after the Civil War while a student at Yale University. To his audiences, Gillette tall, angular, hawk- eral of the letters written by. nosed was the'oerfect embodi Gillette. . ; i jment of what the famed sleuth Gillette, adescendantof created ; by A. Conan Doyle i nomas nooiter was Duned in i should have looked like. 200 Crowd Into YMCA For Chess Tournament By WILLIAM DOYLE-MARSHALL More than 200 clavers and supporters crowded the Hart- - ynu,, p.cijiies,. yeuowea dav for the 2nd annual fjonnecti- cu 7 T I,L'wl,T' ana ,ine cut High School Chess Team Sherlock Homes deer stalker j Tournament cap - will be placed on display r me noisy youngsters in Gillette Castle which was scatched their heads and bit built on the east bank of the into ungernails and pens over Connecticut River at East Had- chess boards in Emmell 'Hall, dam by Gillette in 1918. The and room 226 there, a group of castle and its 122 acres ' of i acta ts carefully and solemnly grounds were taken over bv the stnHipr! hPir ..... , ,-w.w "'W vj ui Hit state as a park following the ac- Quadrangular Tournament in tor's death in 1937 at the age of Room 209. 83- Long-haired young men in The late Mrs. Rutter was Gil-Jeans mixed freely with their lette's leading lady in many short-haired and more neatly-at-stage productions. She returned jt ire d counterparts as they m ei iiauve rngiana ai me ena piayea. - Amdist the hustle and bustle of game-playing, cigarette smoking and talking, Rene du Cret, captain of Last year's tournament champion, Hotch- kiss High School, complained, "There is so much confusion that it's difficult to collect your thoughts." "Conditions under which we have to olav are not verv pood because we have to fit so manv people into this small place." he saic. At that point, Rene doubted his team had any chance of retaining the championship trophy- : The long-haired youth confessed that Hotchkiss was play

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  1. Hartford Courant,
  2. 22 Oct 1972, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 6

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