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The sisters, finding Megildis dead, do
not know that she has ever been
away from them.
Max Reinhardt, director of the
Berlin's Deutsches Theater, who pro
duced the spectacle, and Karl Vol
mueller, its author, sought in vain
for months for a woman who could
play the dual role of Megildis and the
Madonna. Engelbert Humperdinck,
who wrote the music, also took part
in the search, and it was he who
finally discovered Maria Carmi.
Pope Pius X., after sending repre
sentatives to see a performance of
"The Miracle," granted a special au
dience to Maria Carmi and bestowed
upon her his apostolic blessing.
Madison Square Garden was the
only place in New York large enough
for "The Miracle," which was given
in the hugest arenas of the continen
LOCAL WAR NEWS
Many Chicagoans delayed in Eu
rope by suspension of liner service.
Germans hold meeting for Red
Cross fund in North Side Turner Hall,
Bankers say closing of stock ex
change was wise movel Saved local
cash that would be spent on foreign
Bohemian-Slavonic Red Cross So
ciety plans to send $1,000,000 from
Chicago to Europe for relief work.
Three hundred Servians held mass
meeting in South Chicago. Collect
Red Cross money and provide funds
for men returning to fight.
Twenty members of Cheta Society
left for Greece. To fight for Servia.
Ralf Millivich, 8368 Brandon av.,
real estate dealer, raising Tegiment
for service in Russia.
Socialists of city denounce war.
Say working people bear burden.
Nicholas Daisch, Chicagoan, drill
ing fifty men for Servian service.
J. Vanophen and party of six from
Brussels recalled. Leave for New
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"What's your hurry?"
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stand an engagement,"