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j Miss Rocheforte's Benefit. j The Royalty Theatre was crowded on Friday evening before last, when a complimentary benefit to Miss Alice Rocheforte, the popular manageress, was given. The Bond of Mar- riage was the title of the play, and the prin- cipal parts were taken by the "Leah" Com- pany, with the exception that Miss Rocheforte I' filled the role of "Lucie Le4gard ie"? and Miss Juha Lewis as Hilda" The chief interest in the piece centres upon Lucie' Legardie," and although the role is a most exacting -and difficult one, Miss Rocheforte, particularly after the first act, acquitted herself splendid- ly. At times the climaxes were particularly well reached, with the result that the audience again and again demanded that the curtain should be risen in older that they might show their appreciation of Miss Roche- forte's talent. During the evening Miss Rocheforte was the recipient of four beauti- ful bouquets. Miss Lewis, too, went through her allotted duties in the play very creditably I and at the intervals she rendered solos in a manner which appealed to her auditors. She was presented with a. bouquet of choice flowers. The other parts were well sustained, particularly that of Prof. Jamieson by Mr D'Arcy Kelway, who seemed to be one of the favourites with the audience. Between the acts Mr. Richard Thomas, in addition to Miss Lewis, rendere d solos in such a manner as to ¡ command unfeigned admiration. I

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