Campus Was Beautiful
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jul 1912, p. 8

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The Coburn Players presented "The Canterbury Pilgrims" Friday on an outdoor stage on the campus of Northwestern University. The actors of the troupe include Mr. Charles D. Coburn, Mrs Coburn, Henry Buckler, Mr. Frank Peters, Mr. Erskine Sanford, Mr. Harold Christie, Miss Dorothy Turner, Mr. Frank Harrington, Mr. George Williams, Mr. Bernard Graves, Mr. George Currie, Mr. George Gaul, Mr. Roydon Erlynne, Mr. Francis Gray, Harry Bailey, Mr. Charles Howson, Mr. J. Weinberg, Mr. Herbert Hands, Mr. William WIngate, Mr. R. E. Cole, Mr. Charles Burnham, Mr. Henry Foster, Mr. John Kingston, Mme. Eglantine; Miss Eleanor Flowers, Miss Georgia Wilmotte, Miss Charlotte Gladstone, Miss Caroline Baker.

Supporters of the production include the following Guarantors: Mrs. A. R. Barnes, Mrs. A. Starr Best, Mrs. Ira Cook, Mr. Charles Dawes, Mr. William Dyche, Mrs. Frank Elliot, Mrs. Alfred Gross, Mrs. R. H. Gault, Mrs. Harold McCormick, Mr. Willam Mason, Mrs. James A. Patten, Mr. J. C. Shaffer, Mrs. H. B. Riley, Mrs. Carl Williams, the Drama Club, Mrs. M. E. Armor
Evanston residents: Mrs. Francis Horan, Mrs. Fred Arnd, Mrs. C. L. Bartlett, Mrs. C. E. Clifton, Mrs. Frederick T. Connor, Mrs. E. A. Dawson, MRs. Frank Elliot, Mrs. R. H. Gault, Mrs. William Hall, Mrs. Howard Hoyt, Mrs. Mitchell Hoyt, Mrs. Chancellor Jenks, Miss Alice M. Houston, Mrs. H. F. Hunter, Mrs. Frank Letta, Mrs. John W. Meaker, Jr., Mrs. Walter Primley, Mrs. Harrison B. Riley, Mrs. George Peaks, Mrs. W. H. Redington, Mrs. Frederic Simpson, Mrs. John Slade, Mrs. Eugene Shutterly, Mrs. William Turner, Mrs. H. B. Wheelock, Mrs. Carl Williams, Miss White.

Highland Park: Mrs. De Puyster Berry, Mrs. A. L. Drum, Mrs. James Prindiville.
Glencoe: Mrs. Bruce McLeish
Hubbard Woods: Mrs. Edward Kohler, Mrs. W. B. McKenzie
Winnetka: Mrs. I. K. Friedman, Miss Mitchell
Edgewater: Mrs. Thomas Balmer, Mrs. H. M. Alexander
Kenilworth: Mrs. Victor Sanborn, Mrs. Merritt Starr
Wilmette: Mrs. M. J. Sturm.

The Coburn Players also presented "As You Like It" on Saturday. Repertoire cast members listed. Euripides' "Electra" was held in the gymnasium because of a storm.

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11 Jul 1912
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Campus Was Beautiful