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THE REPUBLIC: SUKDAT. MAKCH 17, 1901.
That mass of entertalrrlng tommyrot, fa
mous the world over as "Cyrano do Ber
cerao." had a most excellent rendering at
the Olrmplo Theater on Thursday evening
31. CQquelln -was most happy In his
, combining of the quaint humors of the
piece save In the "Cadets of Gascogne"
speech, -where he fell so far short of the
Mansfield rendering as to be a momentary
Columns of newspaper space have been
given up. from time to time, to the pralso
and analysis of the Rostand drama. The
simple fact Is that "Cyrano de Bergerae"
1b a wordy comlo opera nothing more.
There Is as much pathos In the chief char
acter's woes as there Is In the poverty of
Cadeaux or the helpless vagabondage of
Ravennes. Mr. Mansfield made a sturdy
Cyrano Mr. Coquelin a soulful. Each was
jood In. his way, and Coquelln's was the
better way for the reason that the poetto
Idea Is more closely allied to the spirit of
"XAlglon" Is a tiresome proposition. It is
too much monologue.
The dramatlo action Is limited to two
scenes neither of w hlch would excite more
than a breath of approval In an audience
accustomed to melodramatic effects.
To understand the spirit of "IAlglon" It
Is necessary for one to immerse oneself in
Napoleonlo history. The play of Itself is not
complete, long as It Is. Historically, It ex
presses a mere fragment.
Add to these difficulties the age and sex
of the chief performer last week, to say
nothing of tho llngulstlo obstacle, and you
vfll understand that many persons in the
IAtglon" audiences administered meta
phorical kicks to themselves) as they passed
weariedly Into the midnight street.
Cyrano de Bergerac," amusing entertain
ment, was better for the public The chief
actor was excellent, the. -famous associate
charmingly placed as Roxane. Then came
the well understood and almost conven
tional "Tosca," with the familiar, old "Ca
mllle" by Its greatest Interpreter, for the
last performances. The Bernhardt season
was a financial success, but not noisily so.
It was also a success as a curiosity, but at
no time were there any signs of an artlstlo
Keen Interest in "the Maude Adams
version, to come before us a week from
Monday night. Is shown In many quarters.
The English book of "1,'Aiglon" Is rather
freely translated, and from the monolog
lstlc standpoint Is not different from the
Mr. Southwell has done nothing with a
surer touch than bis production of "The
Mikado. The work of the stage manager
was admirably accomplished, a statement
that la not new to the eyes of Mr. Temple
and his supporters. The cast was of good
balance. In spots it was not so strong
as that of the previous season, but in tho
. matter of evenness. It was quite as good
as anything we have seen on the Muslo
Hall. Stage at any time.1 The audiences
were uniformly large.
An excess of the melodramatlo element Is
about the worst thing that may be charged
against "Manon, LeBcaut,' the dramatiza
tion of the Abbe Prevost'B old novel, which
received its premier presentation in St. Louis
this past week at the hands of Mr. Kelcey
and. Miss Shannon and their company.
The play Is not a "Sapho" nor a "Zaza."
' nor even a "Camille" in Frenchiness. Its
story Is so told that Manon appears as a
martyr to the passion and cruelty of men.
fine is a pathetlo little figure, outlined
against a Bomber background of tragedy.
It may be that the play will prove so som
ber. Indeed, that people will not long care
tar it But it will-never be shelved for that
rank immorality which should long ago have
caused the withdrawal of "Sapho" and
''Zaza." It pleads not guilty to this count.
Miss Shannon is pre-eminently the star of
I "Manon." Mr. Kelcey haB a reasonably good
part for a leading man, but nothing more.
.The supporting company is fairly well cast.
' It remains now to be seen if playgoers will
remain content with a "Manon" who Is not
bo shocking as she might be.
Stuart Robson is a walking volume of
anecdote. Fifty years of stage life have
Brought him infnmntlnn nn ...
.which scarce another plaj er on the American
stage possesses. The bulk or his recollec
tions, following the example of Mr. Jeffer
son, he has placed In a book. But in that
book he forgot to state his age. It needed
Sis birthday last week to give the eneral
public the knowledge that he was C5 years
Strangely enough, Mr. Robson has not out
lived the period of frank confession. Ilenco
the following story:
"I was rummaging through an bid trunk
recently," he saj s,"and in it I found two let
ters which, as I read them through by tho
light of to-day, made me smile. The ilrst
one was dated twenty jears ago. and the
writer was then appearing at Tony Pas
tor's, but did not care for her work there,
and was -willing to make almost anv pecu
niary sacrifice to get a chance in legitimate
work. I remember how, when I first read
the note, I thought of a time before when
Billy Florence came to me one day and
eaid: 'Look here, Robson, V wish you would
60 over to Pastor's and look over a new
Ctrl Tony has down there. She's as prettv
as a picture and sings like a thrush. She
is crazy to break into the legitimate, and I
Jiad almost concluded to engage her, when
suddenly I discovered that she couldn't
act.' Well, on the strength of that I wrote
the young woman a polite note refusing her
"The other tetter was from John McCul
lough, and said: 'For heaven's sake, will
jou do something for this joung friend of
mine? Of course, you know who he is, but
I warn jou not to engage himvon the ground
that, being his father's son, he ought to be
a good actor. Without an exception the
joungster is the worst actor I have ever
seen in my life.' The young man came to
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man left sick at heart.
"He was E. H. Sothern. and the young
woman -was Lillian Russell."
The National Band from 'Washington has
not been permitted to visit the various parts
of the country for about ten ears. It
comes to the Odeon March VS. The desire
among music lovers everj where has grown
to hear it, particularly since its reorgani
zation nd Increase in size to seventv-flve
men under the act of Congress of March,
1899. Hundreds of requests have been sent
in to the President and other officials to
permit the hand to go out and play con
certs among the people, and among the re
quests are many from famous and influen
tial public men. Including the follow Ing Sen
ators: James McMillan, Michigan; W. B.
Allison, Iowa: Geo. C. Perkins, California;
Francis B. Warren, Wyoming; Boles Pen
rose, Pennsjlvanla; Thos. K. Carter, Mon
tana; J. C Pritchard, North Carolina; O.
H. Piatt, Connecticut; a W. Fairbanks, In
diana; John M. Thurston, Nebraska; Geo.
Ij. Shoup, Idaho; Marcus A. Hanna. Ohio;
J. B. Foraker, Ohio; J. V. Quarles, Wiscon
sin; W. D. Washburn, Minnesota. Besides
these there are many members of the House
of Representatives and other officials and
musicians in Washington and Mayors of
cl'ies in various parts of America. A very
hard worker In the matter was Charles C.
Dawes, Comptroller cf the Currency, who
Is a great lover of music and admirer of
the President's band. With ..such indorse
ments as these the coming visit of the Na
tional Band to this city will seem almost
Daniel Frohmaa announces that at the be
ginning of next season he will place MIS9
Bertha Galland, James K. Hackett's lead
ing lady, at the head of her own company.
The play In which she will star is not yet
announced, but It Is known that her leading
man will be Harry Stanford, who plajcd
juvenile roles with Henry Irving when he
was last in this country.
James K. Hackett's production of "Tho
Pride of Jennlco" was staged by Edward
E. Rose, the adapter of Winston Church
ill's novel. "Richard Carvel." Mr. Rose
also adapted "David Harum," "Rupert of
Hentzau" and other Frohman successes.
Margaret Illlngton, the handsome young
woman who plays Michel in "The Pride of
Jennlco," is a native of Bloomlngton, 111 ,
and this Is her first year on the stage. Her
father Is an extensive breeder of horses
and has one of the largest stock farms in
IlllnoK Illlngton is her stage name and Is
a combination of the usual abbreviation of
Illinois and the last two syllables of the
name of her home city.
Thomas A. Hall, the Baron Von Krappltz
in "The Pride of Jennlco," formerly was
well known as a manager. He controlled
several of Mary Anderson's early tours and
was manager of Mr. Ford's- theater in Bal
timore at the time of the Lincoln assassi
nation in Mr. Ford's Washington, play
house. He was a warm friend of James H.
Hackett, father of the present star.
Miss Crystal Heme, daughter of James A,
Heme, will next season Impersonate Glory
Quayle in "The Christian" company, in
which Edward J. Morgan is to be featured.
Miss Heme Is now playing with her fa
ther In "Sag Harbor," impersonatinff Jane
Caldwell. Miss Heme will be the first ac
tress, other than Miss Viola Allen, to be
wen as Glory Quayle in the larger cities of
Tho ninth concert, and last but one, for
this season by tho Choral Society will take
place next Thursday evening at the Odeon.
The soloist will be Leonora Jackson, the
well-known vlolinlste. A sjmphony pro
gramme will be performed, the principal
number of which is the "Unfinished Sym
phony in two movements, by Schubert. A
few men have attained greatness early,
among whom must be reckoned the com
poser of this sjmphony. Franz Peter Schu
bert, who died when only 31 jears of age.
He w.Tjjnot a scholarly musician like Mo
zart ani Mendelssohn, who lived only to the
ages of 35 and 37, respectively. His life was
passed surrounded by poverty and priva
tion, and whatever ho became was the re
sult of an inborn musical temperament
which demanded expression. His "Unfin
ished Symphony" is poslbly the most pop
ular that he wrote, and Is certainly one of
the most beautiful compositions of Its kind
in musical literature.
Another number for the orchestra will be
the well-known overture to "Der Frel
schuetz," by Weber, as popular an overture
as has ever been written, especially
the horn quartet, which comes near
the beginning. The concert will
close with the selection, "Wedding
March," by Mendelssohn. Miss Jack
son, the soloist, w 111 be remembered as one
of the soloists of last season Choral Sym
phony concerts, and the great success she
made then will assure to her a warm and
cordial welcome next Thursday evening.
She is one of the few Americans who have
achieved artistic success abroad and over
came the stupid prejudice against the
"White-Indian," which prevails in most of
the nrt centers on the other side of the At
lantic. Miss JacKeon will play the "Fourth
Concerto" In D minor by VIeuxtemps, with
the orchestra, jnd with the piano the fol
lowing numbers: "Nocturne." "Homer
ts.que" and the "Hungarian Dance."
Ibis concert will afford the lost opportu
nity of the season for hearing the Sym
phony Orchestra by itself, since at the
final concert Gounod's "Redemption" will bo
A considerable interest is being displayed
In James K. Hackett's determination to try
"dctor-nianagtmcnt" next season Mr.
Hackett's three jears' contract with Daniel
1'rohman expires in June next, after which
this joung plajer will tour under his
own auspices. Ho h.ii a following, it may
truthfully be said. In cities where he has
plavcd. In tho United States actor-man-ayement
has not advanced so far as It has
In England, jet ovirj- actor capable of
really becoming an Important factor on
tho btago has hopes of somo day becom
ing an actor-manager as well. That so few
havo tried it In America la doubtless duo
to tho fact that the business of tho thea
ter here, HUo .ill other busintsc-s with us
In our hlistling atmosphere. Is moro com
plex than It Is in England. Hero It Is
what German criticism would call "many
sided." For this reason more than any
other but few of our eminent nctors have
felt themselves qualifi. d to make tho leap,
figuratively speaking. With us. It should be
remembered, at kast half of every actor's
season generally more thaii that must bo
spent on tour. This ent ills an Immense
amount of'buslncss detail, which the aver
age actor-manager in London knows noth
ing about. Thero Is the railroading to be
attended to, properties, etc , bill posting and
advertising, ordering of printing, booking
of routes, nnd so on nlmost nd Infinitum. To
be sure tho actor-manager In America can,
and doci, engage competent persons to per
sonallj' cover these matters, jet he him
self muht supervise them If even thing 1)
to bo thorough! j- well done, and It Is just
such tasks as these which have caused so
many stars to shrink from the additional
cares which actor-management Involves.
At nny rate. Mr. Hackett is going to en
ter this field next "en'on. and It Is not much
to pa- that none of our stars Is better fitted
for the undertaking.
Wilson Barrett, the English nctor-author.
has sent a check for J20O to the fund started
bj- the London Evening Pot for the pay
ment of tho debt on the church at Stratford-on-Avon.
where Shakespeare Is burled. Mr.
Barrett has made a fortune from royalties
paid on hli plays, nnd that he Is willing to
give as well as receive. Is shown by his let
ter to tho Post, In which ho says: "I. In
common with my professional brethren,
have paid not author's fees for the per
formance of Shakespeare's sublime works.
and my contribution may ho accepted ai
conscience money and payment of a debt to
the poet's memory."
This week's attraction at the Oljmplc
will ho a play new to St. Louis presented
by James K. Hackett. one of the best ro
mantic actors of his time. Tho play is "Tho
Pride of Jennlco," which Is founded on tho
chief Incident In Egerton Cattle's novel. Mr.
Hackett's engagement will begin to-morrow
night. This prominent joung star has had
no plaj- at an- time, It Is said, so well fit
ted to him as his present one. Since last in
St. Louis he has accomplished something.
Ho appeared In "The Pride of Jennlco" for
twenty weeks at tho Criterion Theater, New
York. Romantic plajs have hitherto had
no such length j runs as this In the uptown
theater district of Gotham.
Regarding tho plot of "The Pride of Jen
nlco," It tells of the love affair of young
Basil Jennlco, the last of the House of Jen
nlco, to whom Is left a fortune with the pro
viso that he many a woman of rank. He
undertakes to do so nnd falls head over heels
In love with the Princess of Dornheim.Marl
OttUIe. Matters run along smoothly unt'I
after the wedding and then Jennlco becomes
convinced that his wife Is merely a waiting
woman, attendant to the Princess. His
bride, wishing to test his love, does not un
deceive him and the upshot of tho affair is
a violent quarrel nnd separation. Jennlco
realizes when too late that he had made a
mistake. His efforts to win back the woman
he loves are constantly frustrated by a vil
lainous Prince, a cousin of Attllle. and him
self In love with her. But the hero, by rea
son of his prowess and fine ability as a
swordsman, not only escapes several at
temnts on his life, but defeats In combat
ono by ono a band of the Prince's followers,
and finally the Prince himself, hurling the
latter over a cliff to death. Plea-ant reports
havo been received as to the strength of his
plav, and also as to the personality, beauty
and" ability of his leading ladj Miss Bertha
Galland, who has not jet been seen here.
She plajs the part of tho Princess Somo of
the the other members of his company are:
George W. Bnrblcr, Arthur Hoops, Thomas
A. Hall, Theodoro Hamilton. Longley Tay
lor, Stephen Wright. Ralph Lewis. Edward
Donnelly, James Ottley, George Alison,
Ramsey Nicholson, George Trimble. J. E.
Mackln, Sjdney Price, Edgar MacGregor,
Gertrude Rivers, Margaret Illlngton, Fran
ces Nellson, Carrie Thatcher and Carolj-n
After a season of the most extraordinary
success In New York, Boston. Chicago,
Washtigton nnd other cities, Maude Adams
comes to the Oljmplc Theater a week
from Monday night, in Charles Frohman's
elaborate nnd beautiful production of Ed
mond Rostand's superb, poetic drama
"L'Alglon" Inls is one of the notable
theatrical engagements of the season. Miss
Adams has demonstrated that she is one
of the great actresses of our time In tragedy
as well as In corned j No production of
recent jears has excited so much Interest
and discussion, and the profound success
of the little -American actress has placed
her on a pinnacle of distinction scarcely
exceeded by uiiy actress.
David BelascVs Japanese play, "Madame
ButterfljV appears to have Becured a new
lase of life by its production at Proctor's
fifth Avenue Theater in New York. Its
iir-cecs has coen totally unexpected, urn
Is all the rroro complete because a tragio
play occupying a full hour Is something
to which the patrons of vaudeville nro
wholly unaccustomed. The play is given in
Its entlretj-, with all the scenic and electric
effects, which aroused great approval In
New York and London last season. Miss
Valerie Bergero is seen as Cho-Cho-San,
v BILLS IN
Mr. Jams K. Hackett. who has on a
distinct place for himself as a. romantlo
actor, comes to St. Louis this" week. Ha
xvlll present "The Pride of Jennlco" at the
Tho Century'B engagement for this week
Is tha successful play, "When Ws Wers
Twents-One." In which Mr. George Clarke.
supported by E. E. Rice's company, will
Maud Adams in "L'Alglon" will b at ths
Oljmplc for the week of March 23.
From gay to grave Is the passing of the
"Mikado" to "Tannhaemer" at Mu!c nail
this week. The beautiful Wanner opera,
"Tannhaeuser," will bo a decided contrast
to the frollcsomeness or the GHbrt and
Sullivan musical comedj'.
Clifford and Huth. versatile comedj- enter
tainers, head the new bill at the Columbia
Sam. Kitty and Clara Morton will present
a new act. and Smith and Fuller are down
for a musical travestj. An array of good
names completes the programme.
An Indian actress, Go-Won-Go-Mohawk,
daughter of a chief, will be the star per
former at Havlin's this week. The play Is
suggestively entitled "The Flaming Arrow,"
and life on the frontier furnishes its moUve.
Archie Boyd comes to town with "Ths
Village Schoolmaster," a well-known play
of the New England type. In the play the
Postmaster Is tho keeper of the general
store, and there ihe villagers congrexate.
The Imperial will be the scene of a strik
ing melodrama this week. 'The Great
White Diamond" will be the MIL From
TO GIRLS WHO WORK.
BV MARGnRBT 1. BRICGS.
There's nothing unusual in the case of the young -woman who, tie
other day, tried to take her own life because she was discharged. She
had done her best, but was ill and couldn't work. She was told to go.
The superintendent didn't believe her. He had become hardened by his
j Mrs of authority, and he couldn't be Imposed upon by any girl who)
gav o "sickness" so often for excuse. He had overlooked the offense sev
eral times because the girl was a good worker In the factory, and ha
needed hands, but he couldn't let it go on, especially when he didn't half
believe her, on account of the effect upon the others.
Of course the girl looked sick, hut so did a good many others, and It
didn't after all mako much difference whether she was sick or not. If
she couldn't work or wouldn't work she wouldn't do for the Job, and
he'd give Eomebody else her place. Had she any placo to go when she
was discharged? Would she die of hunger? Would the people she sup
ported die of hunger also? If these things occurred to him, he put them
uside, for he really couldn't enter into them that far. He had a duty toward
the house which employed him, and he was going to perform that duty.
In fact, he must perform it or lose his own place.
This is the way of tho woild, and it's a pretty hard way for working
women who are sick with some female 111. If they go to a doctor they
have to pay money for advice, which they cannot afford, and not one
time In forty do they get real help. Tho fact of the matter Is, the doc
tor doesn't understand the young woman's case. He tries to do the right
tiling, but the girl gets no better. If she goes to a free dispensary after
consulting a hospital doctor she feels pauperized, and the result is sub
stantially the same as before.
What, then, shall the young girl or the older woman do who must
have her strength for her work and who is suffering from some feminine
disorder? It Is really singular that there should be a woman anywhere
between the two oceans who does not know that she can get free advice
about her health from Mrs. Flnkbam at no cost whatever. Of course
there are great numbers of women writing all the time to Mrs. Pinkham
and getting advice and help from her, but there are a great many others
who need safe and sympathetic advice, and to such these words are
It Is an absolute fact that no person in the world Is so well qualified
to advise women as Is Mrs. Pinkham, and there Is no trap of any kind
about her advice. It Is wholly free, and the result of her great expe
rience. Every working girl may benefit by It, and If it Is followed it will
be found to be a perfect aid to robust health. Her address Is Lynn,
Mrs. PInkham's medicine for women is Lydla E. PInkham's Vege
table Compound. Xo other medicine ever prepared for women Is bo cer
tain to help them as this remedy of sterling worth, which has been suc
cessful for thirty years. If tho periods are painful or irregular, if tha
back aches or there is a dull pain in the side, if there is nervousness
and a dragged down sensation, Lydia E. PInkham's Vegetable Com
pound Is the surest help In the world. Do not get discouraged, while It '
Is so easy to get the right advice and the right treatment if you give the
matters a little intelligent thought.
Miss Helena Phillips as Suzuki, Mr. Claude
Gilllngwater as the American Consul and
Mr. Rankin Duvall as Lieutenant B. F.
THE AMATEVR MUSICIAN.
Because they believe that the feminine
mind Is In a devoutly devotional attitude
Just at the present season the gentlemen
who sing In the Llederkranz Society chorus
have arranged a stag entertainment In
which they propose to frolic all to them
selves. It Is to take place on next Saturday
night at the Llederkranz Club, and the
chorus, will do minstrel J'stunts," singing
such songs as "Ma Mammy "Lou" and "Ma
Coal Black Lady" in German. Mr. Louis
Hllfer. who ha3 charge of the arrange
ments, has gotten up an Invitation printed
on a large advertising aoager uiusiravea
so facetlouslj- that it has to be seen to be
appreciated. A grand surprise of some sort
is promised, but not an inkling as to what
it will be. Just a warning have they Issued:
If you can't get there earlier, be sure to
be there before 10:30 o'clock.
There are to be about twenty soloists,
quartet and duct singers. In costume, of
course, their faces decorated with charcoal
powder. Leader Richard Stempf will be the
only exception, as he has an antipathy for
the paint. The premier of tho soloists, as
the programme is now arranged, will bo
Mr. Frank Hassendeubel, the oldest bass
singer In the club. He Is at the very ex
treme end of tho sixties, but his voice is as
robust as another man's is in Its prime.
The member expect most entertainment
from tho tenor solos of Charles Heckel,
who has such a fine voice that it has
been likened unto Sheehan's. Then Robert
SkinskI, whose drawings of the doings of
the club members adorn ltB walls in various
sections of the building, will sing something
with his bass voice. Next. George Helfen
steller, one of the few tenors, will sing and
probably tell some of the funny stories
which have made hl3 reputation as a
raconteur. And Theodore Hagenow, who
recently plaj'ed an important role In a play
at tho club, will sing a tenor solo.
Down on the programme, where the name
of Edward Buechel appears, it Is announced
that any one sending him a bouquet of
flowers will be subject to a heavy fine.
They say that the gentleman is responsi
ble for this annotation himself. For this
reason Otto Herold. Max and Carl Schroe-
dcr and Charles Adams, all lusty basses.
have made up a fund with which they will
buy enough flowers to smother Mr.
Buechel. Joseph Wippold, Ii. Prics
ter. Jr.. and Guss Voelker, will sing
bass solos, and Louis Hllfer, one of the
rare tenors, also has a song. About in the
center of the programme there is a quartet
song by Messrs. Charles B. Blume, B. J.
London the characters fly to the mountains
of Sierra Nevada, where the attempt to
eteal the diamond Is made.
"The Ramblers" Is ths head line an
nouncement of attraotlons at the Standard
Theater this week. "The Girl In Blue" and
"Art Studies" will also be presented.
The ninth concert of tho Choral-Symphony
Society will take place nit Thurs
day evening at ths Odeon. This Is the
last but one of the season's concerts. Miss
Leonora Jackson, the well-known violinist,
will be the soloist of the evening.
Mr. Charles Humphrey will stag next Son
day afternoon at the Odeon. Mrs. Charles
T. Clark will sing and Mrs. Julius Walsh
wIU play the harp.
Mr. Ernest Seton-Thompson. the author-naturali-t.
will be at tha Odeon for two
lectures on Saturday afternoon and evening
of March '0. Mr. Thompson's "Wild Ani
mals I Have Known." and "Biography of
a. Grizzly," are well knewn.
The United States Marin Band, which
has a leave of absence from Washington
for the first time In ten years, will give a
concert on Friday evening. March 'A at the
Coliseum, under the auspices of the First
Regiment. N. G. IT.
The next Kunkel concert will be given
at Association Hall. Grand and Franklin
avenues, on next Wednesday evening. Mcrch
S3. A fine piano will be given awar. Mr.
Horace P. Dibble. Miss Eva E. Murphy.
Master Frank DeVol. Slgnor Guldo Paris!
and Messrs. Charles Kunkel and Charles
Jacob Kunkel will furnish the programme,
which Is of much merit.
Joseph Baler and Arthur
When there is a combination of excellent
shows In town, with such a sclntlllant star
as Bernhardt in the center, and Spier
lngs Quartet happens) to come at the same
time, you may be sure that the people
whom you see at Memorial Hall are very
ardent amateurs. It grieved them very
much to hear that he does not Intend to re
turn next season. But you know of all the
vacillating minds the musician's changes
most frequently, and there 13 more than a
possibility that Spiering may return. De
votees of chamber music In St. Louis are
too enthusiastlo to allow him to desert- the
t- - A4 if KV.
vTctcter Groves, which contributed to the
amateur musical season two presentations
of the "Mikado," has a number of Interest
ing amateurs besides those who were in the
opera. Miss Josephine Albers has a pretty
soprano voice, plajs the piano and has
achieved a notable mastery of the violin as
an amateur. Miss Frances1 Thlebes has u
mezzo-sopraco voice and plays the piano.
Ernest Horspool's bass voice is known even
beyond the purlieus of 'Webster Groves. He
sings frequently in the city.
Miss Hffle Arena of the South Bide has
aroused some comment of late by her sweet
soprano singing. While her voice is not
large, she has been, told that what there Is
of it Is unusually true. Her family is very
musical and her brother. Waldo Arena; per
forms on a number of Instruments. Anoth
er South Side young lady who ha a good
voice Is Miss Roso Wclssenborn. She Is
much in demand when her friends give en
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