Clipped from US, New York, New York, New York Times, October 31, 1909

K. MISS TALIAFERRO DROPS NELLon Decides to Assume Her Old Namers.ikeEL.”ur-haswillAfter Hearing Audiences’ A few months ago announcement was:he made that Miss Mabel Taliaferro wished’he to be known as Nell in the future. Few people, however, associated the names of . Nell and Mabel Taliaferro, the question ith *Who is Nell?” beir.g frequently asked, md Both Miss Taliaferro and Mr. Fred ,ta Thompson, her manager, determined to ' get a general impression of the relative or* popularity of the two nam'es. The test de- came yesterday afternoon and last night.Announcement was made at the end of . . the third act of “ Springtime,” at the sc- I Liberty Theatre, that Miss Taliaferro wished an expression of opinion, and the audience was asked to indicate in any manner their like of Nell. There wae just ten persons in the house who held I up their hands last night, but on mention of Mabel Taliaferro, the audienceIns ! applauded for several seconds.The management accordinelv made announcement that Miss Taliaferro would assume her old name.