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THE SUN, MONDAY, MARCH 30,- 1914.
'JERRY' FARCE MADE
TO FIT BILUE BURKE
Wliess Shows All Hor Talents
in New riay at Lyceum
COVERED ASH CARTS
URGED 7 YEARS AGO
American Art Galleries
Madiion Square South, New York
JAS PINK PAJAMAS TOO
Cninriliciino Plays Part of Slang
I'slnjr, Naughty Poacher
of Aunt's Betrothed.
Merry" At the lymn Theatr.
J.vin . .(llady Hanson
Harriet Tornssnd Alien Johns
Jerry mill. Ilurke
Montagu Ward Shelley Hull
lMer Flagg Allan Pollock
tn Kirk Lumritdt Hare
llrlitr Thomu naynelas
In the last net of "Jerry," which Cath
flnc C dishing wrote for Blllle nurke
.md Charles Frohman produced for the
- miedlenne at the Lyceum Theatre Satur
day night. Miss Burke waa disclosed In
rrnk silk pajamas. They were not the
baggy envelopes of masculine use. but
might have been described by their maker
as "tailored." They seemed to be Intended
to "fit the figure." They went In at the
ankle and there were curves at the waist.
Miss Hurkc later shed them behind a
screen and disappeared from the ravished
view of her first nlicht admirers arrayed
n a diaphanous frock of pale and spring
There had been previous revelations of
the actress tn striking attlrc. She wan
seen first tn nn automobile approaching
the room In which the action of the play
nailed. When the car stopped before the
door she was at the wheel. Later she
put on an old fashioned empire gown that
had belonged to her aunt and reappeared
.ifterward to close the first act In a dinner
sown. The first sight of her In the scond
.ict was in a peignoir over her night dress.
After that she got Into riding breeches
ind stuck there until the tailored pink
pajamas of the last act. So much for the'
visual delights supplied oy the new dram
o her admirers. It may be added that
Miss Ilurke was never prettier In her
girlish way than in the various disguises
And the new play provide Miss nurke
lth tho opportunity to reveal all her
ndearlng young charms. She loves the
'orty-yt-ar-old betrothed of her aunt and
jhe nets out to acquire htm. She slangs
her mother, devotes much time to snatch
ing his handkerchief out of the sleeve of
in elderly Anglomanlac's coat, calls fre
quently on the Deity nnd Is said to be the
;irl "an hour ahead" of the times. Her
enrplracy to get her lover away from
e.c fiancee Is with this Kansas City Imlta
ton (if it Hrllun. since he Is anxious to
narrv the aunt, to whom he has been for
vrars devoted. By the simple, expedient
if announcing the breaking of the former
cir.igement nnd the existence of the new
Jhe the crisis Is precipitated.
Story of the Fare.
It was of course Jrrrji who telephoned
the false news to the newspaper office,
md when she frankly admitted she did
t o,aueo the wanted to marry ner aunt s
eetroth'd she was punished by being put
nto M In pink pajamas. There she lan
guished for four days under lock and key,
fed on milk and eggs by the butler.
Mrs. Cushlng hero abandoned all pre-
nee of plausibility and the fun was of
he mot extravagant. Seemingly serious
-. htr despair. Miss Burke started to take,
"olsnn. Three bichloride of mercury
tablets out of h bottle conveniently at
md acre tn do the trick. Letters to her
family ard her lover, flowers In her hand
nd the rigid pose of death these were
jme of the episodes that preceded the ar
rival of the physician.
Theatregoers with long memories
t iflucht of the old negro minstrel after
pieces when the pretended suicide was
!!tej by th doctor. This physician on
Saturday night soon discovered that the
Drome was shamming and Imparted the
lews to her family. So It was possible
tor them to disappoint htr by speaklnv
eartlely of her demise.
All the old fun of the situation was
here, but this time sketched not In burnt
--rl; but daintily limned In pale tints of
mse color and baby blue. And when the
lover arrives distracted, learns that her
death Is not really Imminent nnd departs
ith his captor they leave behind them an
rnslsttbly charming bedroom with gar
linds of rose holding back its pale blue
draperies and white muslin shirred over
as azure walls.
Miss Barkr Displayed.
Mr. Cushlng ban In this successful
ay rescued Ml Burke from the raging
of drama Into which Mr. Maugham
so heartlessly plunged her. "Jerry" Is
HIII1- Ilurke ralard to the nth power.
Nothing interfere- with the contemplation
t Mini Hurkve's physical and artistic
.larms In their most alluring estate.
It may be that Mrs. Cushlng has made
ie play too close a tit. But no such com
I'la.nt will ever come from the actress's
In spite of the author's devotion to her
'k of tlttlrtg Miss Burke there are occa.
r;al suggestions of what Mrs. Cushlng
as a playwright Is able to do. Although
Visa hurka was not on the stage at the
t.rne, there are spectators who will admit
'hat the scene at the beginning of the
fhort second act, In which the discovery
if the newspaper's Informant concerning
the eneagement Is sought, was one of the
brightest In the play. As one of a quar
tet accuses another and each Is In turn
found innocent there were humor, charac
lr and naturalness In tho dialogue and
Mrs, Pushing could write entertaining
'omeUle for adults If she continued In
!' is ein. The polton nnd the deathbed
fene are at least Interesting evidence of
fie swiftness with which 'beginners in the
theatre contrive to get hold of some of Its
wist hackneyed devices. Mrs. Cushlng,
Ivwsver, cannot eurely remember the
citrve mt tar After.
Tiere was an attempt at char.ictrrlza-
in the part of Jerry and It succeeded
rit'lng before the audience an amaz
R') Wild young woman who was evl-
r ' accustomed to live among gentle.
' although the might have acquired
n annors as well as her Ideas of life
" ir the. chorus of a musical comedy.
" 1 Kansas City Anglomanlac who played
a a recognizable stage type and
as the lover who for twenty yean
postponing his marriage on one
'' 'und or another.
Nt ther this lover, played with dlrtlne
on and charm by Shelley Hull and made
" order that Miss Burke might have a
v'img paitner to look ten years younger
than his betrothed, nor this betrothed,
i-h ;i mannlkln that even Gladys Hanson
muM not pump blood Into her, were ever
ward of except behind the footlights.
Alice Johns, also condemned to nremi
lure old age. waa amusing as the mother
" mi- inrant prodigy or slang and bold
r'ss acted hy nillla Burke, and Allan Pal.
jock so soon as he talked himself out ot
his usual alcoholic manner drew some
numor out of the part of the paeudo Eng.
There Is plenty of fun In Mrs. Cush.
( new play and It displays what Mis
nurke nn do as no other play ever did.
Her admirers ought to delight In It. Home
n" tho scenes may even amuse other.
"lit "Jerrv" serves tta burnnu djillffht.
f'i'!y as a Means of revealing Mis Burke
'"ii ana providing a springtime enter
'alnment for the rouag.
PEOPLE'S SYMPHONY CONCERT.
Msat. Laaafeert Aapeara aa Soloist la
Wagaer aaa Ckarsentler.
The final concert of the People's Sym
phony Hoclety took place at Carnegie Hall
yesterday afternoon and Conductor Kranz.
Arena provided a programme stimulating
to the Imagination If not altogether en
nobling In Its execution. Weber's "Oberon"
overture opened the programme, and after
It Mme, C. L Lambert sang "Elsa's
Dream." Liszt's "Tasso" followed, and
then the soprano sang "Depula le Jour,"
from "Louise." The two Intermezzi from
"The Jewels of the Madonna," Grieg's
Hprlng" und Victor Herbert's "American
Fantasia" were the remaining numbers
on tho programme.
So It seems that at tho outset the audi
tor had opportunity to Invite his fancy to
roam amid fairy scenes and return to
confront Wagner's dream maiden, a astly
different sort of person from the dream
maidens of Churpcntler. Next It was op'n
to one to speculate with Walter Sun age t
Landor on the Question of Ioaoraa love
for Tasso. Did she really love him as a
woman should? Ia?t us hope t.o, to th-t
end that w may respect her. Alan!
Leonora was 42 at the time. Can we
blame her If she was not turbulently
shaken by a poet's fine frenzy?
Or wus Tasso really Insane? nr. ca-
banes delved Into this and printed Tasso's
own account of his symptoms as given to
Dr. Oloralmo Mercurlale. Ir. Kotlie
orobed the matter, and Dr. itoncoronl alo.
The latter said Tasso was perhaps not
Insane in the accepted sense of the term,
but he cea-talnly was deranged. Many
have written verse and many have writ
ten music about Tasso, and If you stay
at the Tramontano Hotel In Horrento you
mav walk where he did. But after all
none of these matters affect Liszt's music.
That may bo madness, but there Is
method, much method, in it. and .Mr.
Arens set this forth In ft long programme
note telling Important things about themes
and kindred Hems. How the orchestra
played It signifies not, for the audience
found Joy Just as It did In a vigorous
assault on Weber's overture.
When Mm'. Lambert came forward to
sing about the vision of the knight of
Elsa there was room for speculation nH
to which of the keys heard In the orches
tra she would select. With noble Inde
pendence she chose one of her own, and
then to prove that she waa no slave of
mere musical formalism sho soon left It
and took another. Before the number
waa finished It was thoroughly modernized
and sounded not unlike one of the dreams
of Arnold Schoenberg. SIme. L.ambert
displayed a good voice and some knowl
edge of style, but If she came from ncross
the seas Just to sing In New York she
must be very fond of travel.
PRINCETON MEN IN IBSEN PLAY.
Will Give First Pahllc Performance
at the Plaaa.
Princeton, March 29. The English
Dramatic Association of the university
will enter upon a new field this year
when It will present Ibsen's "I'lllars
ofjfcclety" at the Plaza Hotel, New York.
TraT will be the first performance for the
public that the society has gvn In New
York and the authorities are watching
the result with Interest
The leading part or Coasul ifemiofc will
be taken by J. H. Legendre of New
Orleans, while the chief feminine role
will be played by W. H. Johnson of New
ark, N. J. This part of tona HeeJ was
made famous a few yearai ago by Mrs.
Ptske. Others In the cast are Harold
llartshomei of New York city. L. M.
Cooke of Oyster Bay, L. I. : A. C. Robin
son 3d Of Ilocheatcr, N. Y. ; B. H. Feust
man of New York and M. A. Upenccr ot
The list of performances Is aa follows;
April t. Alexander Hall, Princeton
(undergraduate performance) ; April 3,
Alexander Hall, Princeton (public per
formance) ; April 4, Plasa Hotel, New
York; April 13, Laurel In the Pines,
Lakawood, N, J.
The patronesses Include Mmes. Stephen
II. Baker, William Allen Butler, Parker
D, Handy, Herbert Harrlman, J. Borden
Harrlman, Oliver Harrlman, James Mott
Hartshorns. J, Amory Haskell, John
drier Hlbben. George U. McCUIlan, Henry
Fairfield Oeborn, William Church
Osborn, O. H. Pitney, Thomas J. Preston,
Moata Taylor. Pync, Percy It. Pyne,
Archibald D. Ruaaell, Charles Scrlbner,
M. Allen Btanr ana John N. p tears
Is suicide a sin?
LAST CRESS REHEARSAL TO-DAY.
iitaste- Soeletr tn Close Season With
The dtess rehearsal of tho last per
formance to be given by tho Htage Society
this season was held la nlaht nt tho
Lyceum Theatre, j.eyward's "A Woman
Killed by Kindness" and Itldgvley Tor
rence's negro tragedy "(Jrantiy Maumev"
The play will be riven nt the Lyceum
Theatre this afternoon for the tenetlt of
the Actors' Fund.
At tho meeting last night It wai an
nounced that during tho coming theatrical
season the society hopei to bring to bear
upon the American theatre the personal
Influence of the men that hae contributed
most valuably to the i:uropan stage In
recent years. Nrgotlatloni are now under
way, It wan announced, whereby produc
tions next season may b stagid for the
society by Clrnnvlll,. Marker. Cordon Craig
and Max Ithelnhardt.
Each director has been Invited to pro
duce the sort of play that will best Illus
trate his efforts. The plays, tho actors, tho
scenery, costumes and properties will bo
furnished by th" Stage Society.
To carry out this plan a guarantee fund
of 131,000 Is belriK raised.
Sulllclent funds have already len sub
scribed by patrons of the movement to
guarantee a performarce staged by one
of the producers. The annual imetlng for
th election of officer ami committees
will bo helil this afternoon at the resi
dence of Joeph II. Thom:i, 13J East
Nlnet"enth street, nt C o'clock.
"The Red Canary" .Vest. ,
"The Ited Canary," a new musical play,
win oe proouceu at tne uyric Theatre
on April 13 for a limited engagement.
The authors of the new piece are Will II,
Johnson, William lo Huron and Alex
ander Johnstone, and the music was
written by Harold Orloh. The scenes are
laid tn Paris and there are eight! en musi
cal numbers. Llna Abarbanell will sing
the leading role.
Plays and Players.
"Change," recently piesented at the
riooth Theatre by the Welsh players, will
come back to New York to-day for an
Indefinite) engagement at the Park Theatre,
The audience at the matinee this after
noon will be made up mostly of Invited
guests labor leaders, sociologists, radicals
The Vltagraph Company has arranged
with Flo Zlegfeld. Jr.. for the presenta
tion In Europe only of nil of tho various
productions of tile "Zlegfeld Follies" The
present 1913 edition of the "Follies" will
be tho first to be put In motion picture
form. All tho members of the present
company will appear In the pictures.
Charles Dillingham ha arranged with
the Shuberts for Doris Kenne to dedicate
their new theatre In Boston, the Wilbur,
which will be oponrd on Easter Monday.
She will appear In "Romance," which
had a successful run here and which has
recently been shown In other cities.
Carlos Sebastian and Dorothy nentley,
danseurn premier ut the Jardln de Danse,
have been engaged for the Palace Theatre.
They will make their vaudeville debut
on April .
Lee A J. J. Hhubert tendered a benefit
performance at the Lyric Theatre last
night for the Sydenham Hospital In
memory of their brother, the late Sam
S. Shubert. Practically all the prominent
actors and actresses now nppenrlng In
New York under the Shubert manage
ment, as well as members of the vurlous
choruses, took part. The benefit, which
Is an annual event, was a success.
"The Belle of Bond Street," an up to
date version of "Tho Cllrl From Kay's,"
will be produced to-night at the Shubert
Theatre by the Shuberts. Bam Bernard
and Daby Deslys will be the Joint stars.
Margaret Vale, a niece of President
Wilson, who Is appearing In "Omar the
Tentmaker," will be tho guest of the
Drama League at a luncheon to-morrow
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Frederick
Nathan, 113 West Eighty-sixth street.
Miss Vale will give a short talk and later
there will be a regular meeting of the
Blanche Ring will make her COOth
appearance In "When Claudia Smiles"
to-night at the West End Theatre. Harry
Conor has appeared with Miss Ring In
every performance, both in tho original
form of tho pleco aa "Vlvlan'd Papas" and
In the new version as now shown.
More than 200 officers of the battleships
now at the New York Navy Yard will
attend the performance of "The Queen1
of th Movies" to-night at the Olobe
Theatre. To-morrow night the officers
will be entertained at the Winter Oaroesv
WOODS HAS REPUBLIC THEATRE.
Will Oies House lu August With
At II. Woods, the theatrical producer,
announi J estcnlay tliat lie bad taken
over the lease of Uie llepubllo Theatre, In
West Forty-second street, which for sev
eral yearn has lx'en under the manage
ment of David llelasco. Ho expcts, ho
said esterday, to open tho Itepubllc early
In August with a new comedy, "The High
Cost of Living." which hns been adapted
by Frank .Mandel from the Herman of
Kranz Arnold and ErneH ltich. Lew
Fields will play the le.idlnc part
Mr Woods will sail for Europe in about
three weeks to si thiee plays for which
ho has purchased the American rights
and to witness tho opening performance
of "Potash and IVrlmutter" In Iindon.
He will also see a performance of "Frau
bin 'Ira-la-l.i" which ho will present
h"re In the fall.
AUDIENCE OF ACTORS ONLY.
"Ton Mhiu Cooks" tilsrn at .Special
At the Invitation of William A. Brady
and Frank Craven a special professional
Jiorformance of "Too Many Cooks" wns
glvn last night at the Thirty-ninth Street
There had Wn no published announce,
ment of the affair, the Invltitlons havlni:
been sent out privately, and tickets wtre
supplied only to those who resjKtnded.
The front of the theatre waa tightly
closed. The only entry was thniush the
statin door. Eiry seat lu the house was
The guests Included prominent actors
and actresses, r.garJIess of their syndi
cate or nntt-syndlcate alllllatlons.
FOR BROWN'S 150TH BIRTHDAY.
I nlverslly Announces Programme of
PitovipENi-E, Marrh ;s. The programmo
of the celebration of Itrown University's
ICOlh anniversary next October was an
nounced to-day. The observance begins
Sunday, October tl, with special services
In the First Baptist Meeting House. Pres.
Ident W. II, p, Faunce will preach the
university sermon nt 4 P. .M,
Commemoration of tho religious history
of the unlvrrMty will take place In Sajles
Hall .Monday forenoon and afternoon. In
the evening "The Provoked Husband, or a
Journey to London," said to be the first
play ever presented by professionals In
New England, will be given In the Proii
tlenro Opera House.
On Tuesday, October 13. theie will be
a historical address by Dr. William W.
Keen of Philadelphia and on Wednesday
forenoon Supremo Court Justice Charles
E. Hughes will speak In the First Bap.
tlst Meeting House. There will bo a
parnde on the campus In academic cos
tume. MISS ELEANOR WILSON IS HOME.
Her Wedding Will Take Place Prob
ably n Mia Weeks.
Washington, March 29 Miss Eleanor
Wilson returned to Washington after a
week's shopping In New York. She was
Joined the Inst two days by her fiance,
Secretary of the Treasuiy McAdoo, who
returned with her. Miss Wilson spent
this morning with her mother, who Is
still unable to go about freely.
The President, Miss Margaret Wilson,
the former's couiln, Miss Helen Bones,
and Dr. Grayson uttended church this
Miss Wilson will make another trip
to New York to complete her shopping
before the announcement of the wed
ding date is made. It Is probable that
tho wedding will take place within six
Priest's Lecture Kills Church.
All Saints Church, Madison avenue and
129th street, was crowded at tho last mass
und at the Lenten devotions yesterday by
those eager lo hear Father Michael Phe
lan, the Irish Jesuit, who Is lecturing In
this country. It was announced that
Father Phclan will give his lecture "Tho
Two Homes" at tho Pluyhouso Sunday
night, April 19,
Weather at Winter Resorts.
Atlantic Citt, March 29 Tempera-
IltiXBAIR. Fla., March 29. Tempera
ture, S2: clcur.
Ot-B 101 nt, Va., March 29. Tempera
ture, 45 ; clear,
Camobn, 8. C March 2?. Tempera
ture, 70 ; clear.
AiiiMviLut. N. C, March Tempera
City Ignores Recommendation
Blade by McClellnn's
NEW YOHK FAK BEHIND
Sanitary Experts Point to Im
proved Methods Used In
Practically ail sanitary experts tn the
city agree that the cans and carts tor
the handling of ashes should be covered
so as to protect pedestrians from the an
noyance of flying ash dust. More than
seven years ago a committee of exports,
appointed by Mayor McClelUn and com
prising H. de B. Parsons, Rudolph Herlng
and Pamuel Whlnery, made a report In
which they recommended emphatically
that the ash carts should be covered.
The ash and garbage carts," the report
said, "should be covered. There la no
style of cover In use that Is entirely satis
factory, but Inventive genius no doubt
will Improve the present method of cart
covering. At present the trouble of cover
ing and uncovering for collections, often
not over twenty-rive feot apart, results
In leaving tho carts uncovered until
Deaplte the length of time that has
elapsed since that report waa made and
tho fact that In tho meantlmo almost
every country In Euror has adopted
covered carts which absolutely prevent
ashes from blng blown In tho faces of
women and children nothing of the sort
has been adopted In this city.
Cltr OHrlala Unstirred.
Furthermore, almost every sanitary ex
pert In this city ras been abroad In tho
past four or five years, has studied the
methods of ashes collection In England
and other countries and has lectured con
cerning them. No Impression has been
made on the city officials to stimulate
them to do something to eradicate a
nuisance of which hundreds of persona
John It. Ore gory, a consulting engineer
and associate of Rudolph Hrrlng of 170
Broadway, discussed yesterday tho ad
vantages of having covered ah cans nnd
ash carts. He agreed with Col. William
F. Morso that It would be an excellent
thing If a board of Impartial experts were
appointed to study tho needs In New
"There Is no doubt," said Mr. (Jregory,
"that the ash cans and the ash cart", as
well an the gnrbage carts, should bo
covered. Excellent progress In that line
has been made tn many countries. I hale
Inspected the systems by which the scat
tering of dust Is prevented and several of
them work surprisingly. Covered wagons
are being used In this country. In
Seattle, for Instance, properly arranged
canvas covers have been found to have
advantages over covers of wood and
"There Is no doubt In my mind that ash
dust Is not only an extreme discomfort
to many persons, but really Is Injurious.
Favors Motor Truck.
"Every city has different problem In
, regard to the question of the disposal of
I refuse, and while I do not care to. go Into
tho needs In New York, there Is no doubt
that the can and tho carts should be
covered. Whether or not a motor truck
Is more economical than a horse cart de
pends of cuure on the amount of mateilal
collected at each hous If the amount
Is large there seems llttlo doubt that It
1 would be profitable to have motor trucks.
, t "At Zurich the collection vehicle con
I sltns of throe large, covered boxes set on
' a common running guar. After lining, the
wagon In hauled to the Incinerator, where
the boxes are lifted by a crane to the
automatic charging apparat h, the refuse
dropping through the ltt)tns of the
jboxtn Into the furnace. Hy this a'range.
ment the refuse Is not exposed after It
I had ben dumped out of tho house recep.
tacle and Into the boxes of the collection
' vehicle. In Hamburg electrically oper
ated automobile trucks havo been In uso
, for a number of years.
"Each truck aerages four trips In
eight hours and covers a total distance of
about thirty-five miles. The ulceration l
very simple, one man onl being necessary
to run the uagon and make tli- collec
tion". The body Is separate from the
truck and, when full, Is lifted by a
crane at the Incinerator and emptied Into
the storage bins."
Charles I'utzcl. a lawyer with ofllces In
the Woolworth 111 tiding, who was a Tax
Commlssoner under Mayor McClellan, has
made n special study of the ash nuisance.
He said that when he lived In East
Eightieth L reet he and other residents
found It to their advantage and their con
venience to hire private ashmen to cart
their ashes away. By paying for private
carters, he explained, the residents wero
saved much annoyance and discomfort.
"There has been no change In the system
of hauling ashes In thli cltv since I was
a boy," said Mr. Iutzel. "The system Is
a tremendous nuisance. Only yesterday
ns I was leaving my house 1 hud to
walk past two wagons loaded with ashes
and both times the wind hurled the dust
Into my ej in and nose.
Carta Are Toe Small.
"Furthermore, the s stern Is obsolete.
The Idea of using carts which carry llttlo
more than a cubic yard of material when
ou can get motor trucks that carry four
times as much Is absurd. Those carts ar;
loo small for the demands of a city like
New York. We need large motor trucks.
"The present system Is too expensive.
By having large motor wagons, four or
five times the amount carried by a cart
can be transported from tho houses to
tho dumps In one trip, thus saving the
tlmo of tho employees. There In no doubt
that the system could be reorganized and
Improvements mado that will save money
to the city and give more efficient and
more satisfactory service with less annoy,
"New York Is away behind tho times In
Its present system of handling garbage.
In England, France and Germany' there Is
equipment for taking caro of the as.hos
and garbage without causing the least bit
of dust, in Carlsbad they have a covered
can and a covered cart, models of which
I have brought to this country snd ex
pect to submit to Commissioner Fether
ston. Tho can Is swung on top of the cart
and then by tho use of tho lever the top
of the cart nnd the top of tho can are
removed and the contents of the can are
dumped Into tho vehicle without per
mitting any of the dust to reach the outer
air. In the next place, I have a device for
spreading the contents around In the cart
so that It Is possible to fill the cart to the
top. There la another device for dumping
tho cart without any unusual effort."
la PI err York To-day.
Shakespeare Club of New York, meet
ing. Hotel Astor, 8:15 1'. M.
Speakers Club, dinner, New York Press
Club, 6:15 P. M.
Ia'Cture. "Borne Modern Dangers to He
llglon," Mgr. Kobert Hugh Uenson, Hotel
Astor, 8:30 P. M.
Conference on vocational opportunities
for college women, New York School of
Applied Design for Women, 2:3,0 P. M.
Lecture, "Haphael," Prof. Oliver 8.
Tonks, Normal College, Lexington avenue
and Hlxty-olghth street. 4 :30 V. M.
Minerva Club, luncheon, Waldorf-Astoria.
I P. M.
Itallroad Accountant Officers, meeting,
ON FREE VIEW 9 A. M. UNTIL C P. M.
and continuing until the data of salt.
Antique and Modern Furniture
Wedgwood and Other Ceramics, Glass, Bronzes, Bric-a-Brac
Fine Old Tapestries and Rugs
and Antique and Modern Textiles and Embroideries
To Be Said By Order of An Executor
and Other Interest A Designated in the Catalogue of Sale.
On Thursday, Friday and Saturday Afternoons of This Week,
April 2nd, 3rd and 4th, at 2t30 o'clock
Catalogue Molted Free to Annllcant.
rhe tale will be rnnderted
THE AMERICAN ART
KEITH FUNERAL TO-DAY.
Father at Vaadevlllr to Re Burled
, .Near lloMon.
The body of llenjamln !. Keith, who
died suddenly of heart disease at l'alm
Ilcaoh Thursday nljjM, arrived In New
York yesterday afternoon. The body was
transferred to tho Grand Central ritatlun
and was taken to lloalon on the mldnlsht
Mrs. Keith, the widow, Paul Keith, ton
nt the manager. Mr and Mrs. Ldwurd
K. Albe, Walter l. Cooke, Mr. Keith's
personal attorney, and Mrs. Cooke accom
panied the bjdy from I'lorlda In a prlvatn
car, Krforts were triads to hae this car
attached to the Seaboard Air Line train
which arrived In New York t 4:16 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, but falllnn thli the
car was attachid to the later train. It
was tho Seaboard Air Line train known
as No. I that was held up and It express
car robbed near Columbia, H. C, Saturday
Tho funeral party which accompanied
the body to Horton Included besides the
party from Florida 1'. n. Chase of Wash
ington, father of Mrs. Keith. Harold
Chas her brother; Miss M.irv i: Smith,
Mrs. AlWs sliter; Held Albe and Ml.ii
Hthel Albne, William Mlt.holl and hli
dauchtiT. Miss Nellie Mitchell , John Mur
doch, business manager of th t'nlt'd
Hooking Cll!lc-j, and Mr?. Munlnck .
Morris Coodwln, attorney for tho booklnK
olllces, and Mrs. A. K l'ttteral
The funeral will b h-ld at I oVlock
this afternoon In the Newton Cemetery
chapel and will l attended only by the
family and Mr. Keith's business anno
dates. Tho body will bo placed tern
Iior.irlly In a receiving vault at Newton.
DR. CHARLES EMERY R0WELL,
Ma; or of Stamford Hail llren With
(ireelrr Cnloay In Colorado.
Stamtohi., Conn., March 29. Dr.
Charles ICmery Hon ell. Mayor uf .Stam
ford during the 1911-13 term, died yester-
nay in nis Home ticrc. He Is survived by
Ills wife and three sonn. Dr. Everett K.
Howell, Gcorste V. Howell, nn attorney of
Stamford, and Dr. J. Fred Howell, a
ranchman of Lawtnn, Okla.
He was a descendant of Thomas Howell,
who came to this country from Knitland
nnd was one of the Incorporators of Salis
In 1S!7 he went to New York city, and
worked In tho nilvcrtMm; agency uf his
tviu-ln, Onrgc Howell. In the fall of
15H0 he joined the original fir.eby colony
that located at I.ongmont, on Thompson's
On returning to New Hampshire In
1ST I he studied medicine, teaching school
at the ame time. He went to New York
city and was graduated from the New
York Ilomo-opathlc College In 1ST3, and
th.. New York ophthalmic Hospital In
174 He moved to Stamford In 1 SO
, Jlillrn Jnciinrllnr lnnn,
llALTiMOr.n, March 23. Jullen Jacnu
llne Mason, connected with the cotton
brokerage, llrm of Stephen Weld & Co. of
New York, died to.day nl the Church
Home and Infirmary, Mr Main waa
related to prominent families In Maryland
and Virginia. Ills wife. Is a great-granddaughter
of Chief Justice John Marshall.
Mr. Mason's death was caused by
anemia, A few weeks ago he underwent
an operation for transfusion of blood In
the Hnohevelt llu-plt.il. New York. The
operation was not successful and he ws
brought to IlHltlmoru and the same opera
tion was repeated here.
Or. Itrnr) II, Msmiii.
Dr. Henry H. Slson. a dentist, i? years
old. of 2S2S drsnd Concours, Th Hronx,
died at his home yesterday from heart
Dr. Slsnn was a member of the First
District Dettal Society of New York nnd
wns twice president of the Fordham Club.
He took an active Interest In the work of
th" alumni association of the New York
College of Dentistry He Is survived by
his wife. Mrs. Klcanor Slsson, and one
son, Louis H. Hlssou.
Mlse nraslra t'alrirrrll Itnarra..
Montcuaih, N. J March 2?. Miss Bes
sie Caldwell lingers died to.djy at her
home, S7 Chestnut street, after a long UN
iiess. She was the daughter of the Hev.
I:. P. Hogers. pastor of the old South He
formed Church In Fifth avenue. New York
city, who died thirty years ago. Funeral
services will take place at the houso
Wednesday morning at 10 ;30 o'clock
Thomas W. Ormlston,
Thomas Warren Ormlston, a director
of Austin, Nichols . Co, died of pneu
monia nt his home, 246 West Hnd avenue,
yesterday. He was born In Jerferon
county. New York, and fought In the civil
war. Mr. Ormlston was an enthusiastic
golf player and had a countr) homo at
Deal Heach. N, J, His wife and Mrs. J,
Dudley Calhoun, a daughter, survive.
Arrivals Prom llnaiantl nnd tho
Arrivals by the White Star liner Adri
atic from the Adriatic nnd the Mediter
Mr. snd Mr. Charles Mri. Hannah Ihiryri.
R. Ilarnrt. Mrs 8 W Kllsworth.
Mrs. Kobert rtealty, William Kuller,
Mr. and Mrs. W, Tl. Mrs. II 0. Ilnwland.
Ilosert. Mr and Mrs. W. K.
Mrs. II. V. Chapman. Mnrtun.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy lllrhard Wayne Parker,
Chase. Mrs 1) K I'omernr,
S. S. Cortla. Mrs Charles Tanpan.
Mrs II P. Davison. Mr. siij .Mrs. W. W
Mr. and Mrs. II S. Do Tern,
Camp, The Hlrlit Iter. Louis
Mr and Mrs Franels S. Walsh,
do Salles Carroll, Mr. and Mrs. John T.
Samuel Du-kson. Washburn
Bishop Kdmuml M
Hy the American liner Philadelphia
from Southampton and Cherbourg:
Capt. K. Msrle Dlby. A W I. is.
Mr. snd Mrs K. 1. Charles Olcott,
Bishop, Miss Dorothy Pelhlek.
Mlsa Marraret Hndfe, Dr. Richard Vennlm,
I'cnlral N. Irwin.
From Havro by tho French liner La
I.urlen Dojer. M, II Koster.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. N. Perkins,
M. ontesple. Mr. and Mra. Georte
E. D. Hunter, aV la Balls.
br tit. TflotlAN n. KirtHr.
..in. iiern.1 or
r,, 'Hi,), 1 Of
BE CAMPS BACK ON ADRIATIC.
former Widow at Titanic Vlrtlaa
llnil terond llnnrrmoon n V.Kypt.
Mr. and Mrs Horace S De Camp r
i i u " me Adriatic from
their hon-ymoon. spent chiefly In Egypt,
on the Nile, and were greeted by the
brides father and mother Mr and Mrs.
Frank l arquharson Mrs De Camp waa
the widow- of Daniel Warner Marvin,
'who perished In Ih. foundering of the
Titanic. Mr. and Mrs. De Camp w lire
for a whll. In Hlver.slde Drive and thaa
will go to their new home at Croat Neoa.
i S. s. Cortls. the oldest steamship man tn
Amerlc. returned with his dsughter from
three yean resldenne In Florence, declar
ing that hn felt line He Is M and was
until a few years ago In charge of the
y.60. I,:'vngrr cl.nmrtn.ent of the
hlte star Line.
Mr and Mrs. Francis de Salles-CUrron
of llaltliuorn, who hav been two yean tm
Kurope, attracted attention by their d
yotlon to each ether on the lona trip
She Is elderly and gray haired and he t
H H. Palmer, purser of the Adrlatta.
brought over In the ship two Palermo
asses tw .ir)(l n lmlf f(1t u pr,n(
to him by Count Lulgl Slaret.i Hte
will seek a permit to land them In Kng
buiil, whlthrr the Imer will sail on Thurs
day, and will present l,ern to his A'oerl
(c.in wife, who wis Mrs Kdward Mayo
CORONA PASTOR 90 TO-DAY.
Chnrrhrs Will I'nlte tn Honor h
Hev. Hdivnrd A. Campbell.
; The i.lnetleth birthday of the Hr
, Ldwnrd A. Campbell of Corona will be
celebrated to-da by tho congregation
f ! " "'".n I:v-",ellcal Church and the
Methodist Kplseopal Church t that place.
The Hev. William Jay Peck Invited the
Hev Mr. f.Vmpbell to preach the evening
sermon In th fnlnn church last night,
and the veteran preacher received the
congratulations of members of both
The Hev Mr Campbell r-a, bom in
Ohio and waa one nr ft, i...i
In that Pta e. He took part In the great
revival of 1S5,. He was connected with
the Methodist Church. About tlfty yeara
ago he took up his restder.ee In the old
town of N, wtuw-n. now th Second ward of
Queens. He was principal of whit was
then ktn.w'n as the old Wood Siioo!.
THE CASTLES AT THE AST0R.
To Doner There ou Wednesday Nlaht
Mine, .tula to "Sinn.
The dancing carnival f the CaMles
which was to have ,akn place Inst night
! at th. Hotel Astor will W given on
, Wednesday . venlng H. I:. Johnston an-
1 ?u:.m;r0n."ut ,hrre Km " "r,"
Mine. Alda will ng and In addition to
the. dancing r umbos of the i',,mc, n.re
will b general darning after the music.
r -"Clf- on Friday. March tl. m. ef
pn-umonls. t the residence ot Miss
2mn.h,T"" ",' V'" "v"1"'-
rhnV N J ' Th""1'"' winthron
' hurcli. son of the late Frederic rl
j-hurch nnd lst crne and it, b.
Kb-Tt iV"X"'n' A"ell A. van der
Fiineral a, 3S; Vo.o avsnus.
Houth urini,, N. j., n M0n,lnj., Mr(.h
-0. st lo an A. M.. on arrival st Moan
Uln s-,,n o, , u ,t w ,rMn lw
obokon at :U A. M Interment ot
CURTIS. Suddenly, at South Orange, N. J..
Msry Morrl'on. f, r ti, Ut(, Ahr.
den liraliam Curtis and dsurhter of the
late Jumn und Amelia .Murrl.on and
mother of Mary Curtis WrUht
Kunsrul from hr bite resldsnre. lot
Holland road. Sunday, March :s, at
3 P M. Interment ut Troy. N y oa
OAR DIN Kit. Or, Saturday, March :, 191.
fter a brief lllntss. Kllzabeth liardlnsr.
wife of tho lats Charles Chailnrey Oir
diner runernl services at hsr I its resilience 111
West Eighty-second street, No Vurk.
on Tu.sday, at 10 A M. Interment pf.
MII.I.AH i:ntred Into rest, fsturday.
March :. 1M. fleorae W Millar, aged
Funeral eervlre at his Uts horns. Ml
West Twelfth stret. Tuesday otenlng.
March 31, o'clock Interment hi con
venlencs of family
OrtMIRTOV On Sunday, Marrh :. nfter a
brief Illness. Thomas Warren Ormlston
In his elity.se venth year
Funeral from Ut Paul's MethodlM Kplsro
Pl Church. We.t i;na avenus and
i:ishty-llh strset. on Tuesday. March
31, si ! I" M Internu m private.
PI KRSiON James Henry, at Southampton.
L I.. March J7.
Funeral Tuesday, March Jt, 1:30 P ,
at his late residence
ItOtir.ltS On Sunday. March ix llr-.l.
Caldwell, eldest dauahter of tho lits
Itsv U P and Ulljubeth Caldseli
Funeral services at her late residence, U
Chestnut street, Montclalr, N I
Wednesday. April I, at 10.10 A M
SAHItOW At Ureal ll.irrlnrton. M.u.
Sunday. March :, UK. Mrs. Sarah J
Sarrow, wife of the lata (leorto Dow
Sarrow, In her sis ty -ninth iar
Notlro of funeral later.
WHITl.OCK At Ilabylon, I,. I. Mirc,
1914, llmma .. widow of James A,
Whltlock, aaed 75 years.
Funeral private ai Hie horn of hsr daush
ter Mrs. C II Kernsr. Ilabylon. on
Tuesday, Marrh It.
WlTTF.lt On Friday, rth Inst. William
cuius Witter, In the seventy-second
year of his ace.
Funeral services, Monday, March 30, at
4 o"clock, at Hotel Hevmnur. (0 West
Forty-fifth street Intermsnt at Ralls,
' cviar raciiiTv
AT OH NIQHr.