Simpson replaced Truly Shattuck in the role of “The Widow”. Simpson has a far better stage presence. Simpson has worked with the other girls and they are doing much better and have much more “vim.” “Blanche Burnhamn as Miss New York. Carolyn Lilja, Beatrice LaMour and Bessie Reno, representing San Francisco,New Orleans and St. Louis respectively.” May York looks suggest liveliness and is handicapped by representing Phildelphia, should play a livelier city.
Simpson gave more thought to her vocal efforts during her solo
Variety, 1:3 (20/1/1906)