When the time came for the men to go back to their posts of service, there was unanimous appreciation and praise for the good times enjoyed and regret that they were so soon ended. The primary purpose of the leave was to restore their spirits and heighten morale.
Maude married Joseph Allen, a gentlemen from South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. From Middleboro they moved to Fairfield, Connecticut where their first child, a son, was born in 1903. A second son arrived in 1912. During these years, Maude continued to give concerts in New York City.
The family moved to Los Angeles, California. Maude was born and raised in the Methodist Church, but while living here, she and her husband became Christian Scientists. Sometime later, the marriage ended in divorce. Maude began her career as an actress under the name Maude Pierce Allen. She had roles in films such as, The Big Pond, The Cowboy Millionaire, Danger Ahead and many others. She was best known for her role in the Adventures of Red Ryder. She played the role of Duchess, Red's mother. It indicated on the movie posters that this was an action packed western cliffhangers seen in 12 exciting episodes. The film was shown in movie theaters and always ended in some pending tragedy. To see what happened, you had to return the following week. I was able I was able to obtain the video with all 12 episodes. It was great seeing her perform. It brought her back to life.