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the In hindered flr and Just It and forenoon the they a instituted determine waa on - a th of the - five Just the of it material teat. - the at war, engineeringengineering to The and for en - life Individual the for the injured. n E H . .h.i... . . . w .on coming often in the after: noona to attend charity petforn. - ittcii. Ambassadors and their PATRONIZED B'l SOCIEII FOLK Members of Diplomatic Colony Colony in Washington Also Were Attendants Members of Washington's diplomats diplomats colony and social set wert frequent patrons at the Knickerbocker Knickerbocker theater, which la locsfed In the heart of an exclusive res'dentlal district, sccordlng to Eugene L. GaddVss of Washington, who Is now In Sen Francisco at the Stewart hotel. Gaddea. attoriev for th Interstate Interstate commerce commission, lived Just three blocks from the theater, which hla wife attended nearly every week, usually on Saturday night. Upon hearing the newa ot tha catastrophe, he Immediately wired his home, but, because of slerma In the east and middle west the reply waa delayed until yee - aerday morning when, after an anxious night ha Teoelved word from Mrs. Gaddea. that none of th family had atl.nd.d th. theater Saturday night becauae of the In clement weather. Located at Eighteenth atreet ana Columbia road, within a block ot aome of tha beat resldencee of the City, the theater, built about four yeara ago, waa one of the flneat In tha city, according to Gsddus. ' - Everything about tha Knickerbocker Knickerbocker the building Itself, th class of pictures shown, th management management and the people who at tended It were qf the very beet," be eald yesterday. "It waa well construction to prevent Area and irovlded with an unuauallv large rumber of exlta. The management waa always most solicitous regarding regarding the comfort of Ita patron. - Benefit and charity performances given by Washington society were often held ln the Knickerbocker. Former President Wi'son and Mrs. the go - An aoon mo - th wive and other prominent Member Member of th diplomatic circle of th city wer frequent patrona cf the theater. "A great many children attend the theater, but fortunately moat of them come to the first performance, which Is over by S o'clock I have aaveral nephews and nieces who go to the theater regularly, but my wife aald In her wire that beeause ct tbe bad weather none cf them had gone Saturday night." G&ddees (aid. In

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 30 Jan 1922, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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