Centennial Old Boys' Re-union
Mount Pleasant :-: May 25th, 19O8
An Original Drama in Three Acts, by Chas. Townsend
Jack Ralston, a guide and scout... J. A. ELLIS
Joe Dempsey, alias Baron Hereford, alias "Old Ben"... W. JOYCE
Hon. Patrick McFadden, a New York politician ... A. T. BRIGGS
Mr. Lester, a banker... D. H. SMITH
Cyrus, his servant... W. H. BIGGAR
Kidder, Dempsey's pal... P. GORDAN
Charley, a young terror... D. D. CAMPBELL
Mary Lester, a New York belle... MRS CUTCLIFFE
Polly, her sister... Miss JENNIE BIGGAR
Miss Spriggins... Miss HAZEL RUTHERFORD
Winona... Miss ANNABEL McEWEN
SYNOPSIS OF EVENTS
ACT I—Mr Lester's House in New York—The "honest" politician—Ralston's arrival. His adventures—Opinion of New York—Polly and Charlie— "Recite your lessons"—The proposal— False colors—The story of a murder-The bashful scout—"Her fortune is mine !" Face to face—The exposure—"Dempsey, the renegade !"
ACT II—Ralston's ranch in Arizona—A pleasant trip—"Those dreadful children."—McFaddle and his dog-An astonished Irishman —"Snakes"—Two brave men—The Indian girl —A modest lover—"Old Ben" and Kidder—Plotting —A surprise party—Kidder escapes— Dempsey's triumph.
ACT III—In the Mountains—Mary a captive—Dempsey's threat—McFaddle and Cyrus— The "babes in the wood!"— On the trail—"Time's up, Joe Dempsey"—Death of Winona— Kidder on hand—Man to man—The duel—"Saved."
WARD & CO. PRESS, BRANTFORD