Victor Morre Acts Shorty McCabe, December 26, 1911

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Victor Moore Acts Shorty McCabe,
Special to The New York Times.

WILKESBARRE, Penn., Dec. 25 -- "Shorty McCabe," a four-act dramatization by Owen Davis of the well-known Sewell Ford stories, had its first performance at the Grand Opera House here today. The play is presented by H. H. Frasee and George Lederer. This is Lederer's native city, and he was to have been here, but was detained by illness. The part of Shorty McCabe was taken by Victor Moore and the play is based on several incidents in the Ford stories, culminating in the winning by Shorty of Sadie, which part was played by Maedel Turner. Sam Collins was Swifty Joe. Moore was called on for a speech at the end of the third act.