San Francisco Chronicle 9 Sept. 1902 Page 4

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9 Sept. 1902   Page 4 - Interesting Entertainment Given in the Sign...
Interesting Entertainment Given in the Sign Language An exciting three - act play without one spoken word was dramatically presented last night The comedy was given by the San Francisco SoclalClub of Deaf Mutes and was its first pantomime entertainment The affair was intended to raise sick fund for the club and the results were highly satisfactory The main feature the evenings performance called The Fairies Ring seemed to afford the audience keen delight All the story of the play and the varying emotions of its twenty - three characters were conveyed to the beholders by means of the sign language It was a silent but appreciative audience thoroughly interested in the scenes portrayed The gestures of the actors were so expressive that much the story could be followed by those not conversant with the language of mutes Between the acts a pleasing general programme was rendered Miss Irene Welch and Miss Moldenhouer interpreted by attitudes and facial expressions the emotions of hatred fear Joy love and Jealousy Charles Caceres played a piano solo In which he exhibited an understanding of technique and an excellent sense of rhythm The singing of fourteen - year old Miss A C Brycges was remarkable She showed a tone quality rarely heard In one so young Both musicians are totally blind and are pupils of the State School at Berkeley E W Lohmeyer an Instructor at the Berkeley school Is president of the Deaf Mutes Social Club The members of the society are almost all graduates of tbe State Institution and are now self - supportingsupporting

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