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ls a Home Ruler and One of the
Most Useful of Irish Peers. (Cvrr,|h>, 1012. by the Brmnrood Corrpany) The Karl of Carrlck. who is du- ner< from Kng'and on bo*rd the odric. is .,ne 0f the most useful members of tbe Ho HM of Lorda, who ow*s his seat there to the btrony of the Vnited Klngdom, whkk he Wived ia?t auminer. Por his oarkkoa of f?rrlok. hia viaoountjr or lkrri:; and bis other hon ?ra were all Irish dlgnltles. nnd ? h? |a an advanct-d IJheral and a Home 'Buler to boot. he w?s naturaliy anabia \n secure ?lectloa as a reprc?cr.ilv. i.r pf Ireland, the peers entltled to vote ln the?e e'rctlon* ketag overwhelmingly TnloniF' After reslgnlng bis commisslon in the arair aa an offlcer of lntantry-the York'hlre regiment -he became one of the government Inspectors of the Depart m,nt of Agrlculture in Ireland, wherc. as vweeuat Tkerta, darfng the liretim* of his father he rendered valuable services in prorooting not only the agricultural but (<to the manufacturlng industries of Ire? land. <"? "ri* occaalon he flgured as an *ipert aitneaa in an Important lawsult at Dublin ln eonnectlon with the Iriah Unen trsd* Hrd on another occasion secured \M eonvictlon in tbe Central Criminai ,ourt ln London and the punlshment of ? blg flrm known aa the lrlsh Unen Com rtnr. whlch made a practlce of selling ?t their varloua atores handkarohiefs and Oiallar artldea mad* of a mlxture of bnen and cotton and fatsely described aa !]riBh Unen. It should be added that wherea* here in Amerlca the federal law ? ralnat mtalcadlng labela to goods is re ?trieted to fooda and drugs. in Great Bnt sln and Ireland lt extends to nearly all oih*r artldea of trade. As Inspector of tbe Department of Ag rirultur* tn Ireland he had many odd ex .partsnee*. hia work havlng led.him oc caalonally to dla*ru??? hlmaelf aa a laborer rn ord*r to purchase samplea of food aold to th* poor*r claa*?a. notably the butter. Lord carrlck la deacended from th* Mm? anc**try a* the Marquia of Or im0nd*, and, llk* th* latter, his patro nymlc la ButUr. His viacounty of Ikenn. intounty Tlpparary, dates from the relgn ?f Jamaa I. and hta *arldom was bestowed by 0*orge II In 1748. But for the omlsslon of a formallty ln ancient tlmes Kord car? rlck wou'd b* to-day the prernier earl of Ilraland. Hia anceator, Edmond d* Botil l*r. was creat?d on September l, 1815. Karl of Carrlck, ln County Tlpperary. by Ed ward II of England for his ervices In fighting tlie Scotch The records bore teatimonv that he recelved the feudal selgneurv of the castle and manors Of Karrvk, Maegrlftyn and RoBcra for hlm #*lf and hia helrs, "sub nomlne et honore eomltes de Karrvk.'1 But in those daya a mere patent was not BUfflci^nt for the creatlon of an earl. lt waa neceasary. ln order to complete the dlgnlty. that he ahould be "belted.'1 The ceremony <.f b*!ting was for some reason or otber omltted or neglected ln the case of this Edmond le Botiller. Earl of Carrlck. Hence. although Ihe descendants of Ed? mond le Botiller contlnued to enjoy the lands and the feudal righta bestowed upon him by Edward 11. the earldom wJs regarded as non-exlstent. owing to the dignity not havlng been completed untll the relgn of George II The present earl la the seventh of his line la marrled to a daughter of Colonel ll G I.indsay. a member of the famlly of which the Earl of (Tawford is the chlef. and haa four children. all boya. the two eld*Bt betng twlns. Incidentally lt may be mentioned that there waa a woman tolerably well known ln Waahington and New York who used to pass herself off flrst as a daughter of the childleas Eord and I*tdy Holland and later on as "th* thlrd daughter of ibe Karl of Carrlck.'' untll her pretensions were expoaed in these lettera aa aogut, just ln time to prevent her from aecorlng th* hand, and incidentally the large fort une. of a man well known in the publlc life of the State of New York. Lord Car rick la arrlvlng here to-day ln eonnectlon with the work of th* Internatlonal Ex rhang* of Students, .n whlch he is much lnurested. Lady Eam* and Her Dog. lady E?m* Oordon. who ln renly to H?e UU*atlon as to "whether in the event of a fire she would reacue her husband or hi-r d*|'' intlmat*d her VlOforeaoa for th* <iuadruped. adding that she "woulu not hwitat* a moment about the matter,' i* a wldow, and lt ls only falr to add, by way of explanatlon of her avowal. that the late Iiord E*m* Gordon. a younger brother of th* bankrupt Lord Huntley. premlei mar quls of Scotland. was not exactly what might be described aa a model husband. >Ie u*ed to go b> th.- aobrlquet of "Tea pot" Gordon, a nlcknam* datlng from hi? Kton days. He was the most comely of four partlcularly good looklng brothers. ' and maklng hia home at Bella VUla. near Boult*rs I.ock, was renowned on ' th* Thames for his partlcularly plctur '?mju* and ingenlous profanity. Hia flrst flnanclal smash came wben he waa at Ox ford, at Braa*nose College, and he ratbor vlolated untveralty ethica by pleadlng "lnfaney"-that ls to aay. hia mlnorlty for not paying his credltora th?re. Bt marrled a verv rlrh woman, who lnh*rlt*d a big fortun* frorn her father, ? great Glastonbury inulti-mllllonalre. whlch did not, however, prevent her from allowlng him to flgure time and again ln th* bankruptcy court without comlrig to hia raacue. Th* meana which he adopted for *xtortlng money from her were somo tlmaa utrcmely entertalnlng. Ol one meraorable occasion. while on a ehootlng expedltlon in Alhania, he got the bettai of her by pretending that he was ' e h: the handa of an Albanlan rftaln with whom he waa really atay . U a guest There was the cuatomary of tortur* and eventual death unlcaa the ransom was remltted ny Lady Eem* Igk the bandit chlefe meaaengerB, ? nd aa healtat'on was at flrat abown aa ' trutk of the tale aubsequent mes atagera brought down "proofa"?flrst, a I ear, then a little flnger, then ger, all purportmg to be those Te?r>ot" Gordon. ? Inally I*ady E*me relented, for while, rdaag to her lateat published Btatt T'ent. ahe would readll;, have left him to r*rlah ln a conflag'atlon ln order to save her dog. ah? did r.ot rellsh the idea of ?eelng him thua dHappear plecemeal. So 'he ransorn wae sent. and ln due course '-ord Eame reeaaaasiad among his friends, not mutllat*d, however. but ln possession if a full complernent of eara and flngers, looklng \ery cheerful, and with so mucli money In his pocket that for qulte a time he was enabled to dlspenae with appeals to his better half. Prrsumably the Al btntan chiaftain had ltkewls* his share of *h* ransom; no doubt ln the *hupe of a ?weentagw <>n th* deal. Th* mamory of all thla llngera In the "?ln* of Lord "Teapot" Oordon'e wddow. n?l lf I call attentlon thereto lt la in ord*r to explaln her publlcly ivowed pref ?rtnc* for dogs aa compared to huabands. MARQUI6E> DE FONTENOY. . AN ENGa'gEMENT. The engagement la announo*d of Mis* wien Kohn. daughter of Mrs. Beaaie Kohn. to Charles R. Kohn. son of Mr. i ?*? Mrs Ix.uls Kohn. No date haa been , ??t.for the weddlng. MRS. HOSTETTER A BRIDE Married in London Ohurch to Anson Wood Burchard. ! rty Caala "? Tl i 1 lb?n? | Loodon, Dec. .".--.Anson Wood P.ur chard and mtb. Theodore Hoetetter were tnnnhcl to-day it t St. I'aul's Choreh, Ooetew squnre. the Rev. Wehb PephM ofliciating. Only ;> few friends attended the coremony and aubeeajtfent wedeltag breakfaet at Clarldgre'a Hotei, among whom were Mrs. HlnadlU I'ar sons, sister of Mr. Bnrchard, Lord and Lady Greville, Comte de 1'uris, Captain the Hon, aad Ifi ?>. Ftelder, Mr. and Mrs. Howard 0. I.evis, Mrs. La Hasiil, Ifra Oouraa Borwlckand B, w. Rtoe, BISHOP?GOODWIN. Miss Ofeca QoodWlB, daught'i Bf Mr. and Mrs. Itlohard Qoedwta, "?s married to CUfford afenroa Btahop last avening ?t tha home of her parenis, No. U Btili! bridfli street. Brookhn. Tne Re* Dr. Nehemlah Boyntoa ofoetatad. Tha bride's attendants WON eflM Blll Baaman, M:-s Mlldred Bartley, aflsa MH dred Irish and Mrs. Jauus P Bnatth, Mr. Blahop, who is tlie son of Mr. and Ifra 1:11 H. Btahop, of No. ?'?4; Putnam avenue, Ilrooklyn. had as 1?M man his brother. Blllfon T. Blshop. The uslu-rs were Frederii-k Baie, of Manhattan: Al lert Mallen, of Boaton, Bdward C, Boyn* too and John afcCormlck. Ilr. Blahop was graduated from Am herRt la tata and the bride waa graduated from Auelphl in 10)7. Thev Will i>e at home after March 1 at No. l-'l"' PreaMrBt il eet, Brooklyn, REYNOLDS?BATES. . ? .;? npii to Th< Trll BaHlnwre, Dec, ?"? >ltlaa Neiiie Groome Bati . daughter of Mrs. John Routh, of Pltteburgh, was aaarrlod to caotaia wiu JMn Kdwarri Reynold.-. of th> I'mte.l States le'enue cutter scrvice. thls even in>:. it Winston. the country home of the hi Ide'a coiBln. Mrs. .lames Rates. The cereoaony was porformed by the Bev, Daniel Dorcriester, of Brooklyn MR. REID'S PLAnS CHANGED Indisposition Will Prevent Ambaasa dor from Entertaining in Person. lxmdon. Dec. 5.? Whltelaw Reld. Amen can Ambassador to Great Brltaln. has been conflned to his room slnce Deeember 2. and will he unable to go to his country house. Wrest Park. for the coming week end. when Pritu e and Princess Alexandet of Teck are to ue gneats there for the ahootlng. The physlclans in attendance on Mr. Reld aay thete ls nothlng serlously the matter wlth the ambassador. A NEW VIENNESE FARCE. Comedy at the Irving Place Theatre /ery Diverting. The Irving Place Theatre Stock Com? pany produced last nlght a new Viennese piece, entitleu "Damenwabl." whieh proved to have the true qtialltles of tuv ? comedy to an <xceptioi:al degree. The author is Fellx Doerman, and he is ? u tltled to high praiae for turning " :t B plot whlch ia genuinely facetioua and owes nothing of its mico-.is to coarseness hi niffoonery. The sltuatlons are orig Inal and highiy amuslng an<l the fun la BjQTBJ" forted. Such a plOOa offeia large OPOOrtunlllaa for skilful acimg, and the Irving Place jdayers kOOh liberal advan tH?o of them. Mr. Rub was dellghtful as the woman liunted youth, whose eblof faiiir.g waa that ba eeoM aever .-ay no, and all t!.i other parti- were taketi wlih dshh and enthuaiaam. The play ls one Of the hest Importations of its sort seen here In inany yeara, The east was; Boaa Kallsi.rissarlrti llortesi iteitu gellei ? Coastaaaa roa Kscaendorf Ludwlg rii-dier. <:.oik W. I'utut < Ima lleUler . Merle BuhrWe I'aul Keller. <'lirisii?n ,:ut, Matiia Bchmoll Anala roerster KeodTa Silx.l!o?e Llrhtenfteln l>r. BMd. Olga Pellcltas M ? '? Iffl BBgal Majorin HoeTlrlegl. Bsrtha Waldea .Teun Haptlste.1 ?i<llnand Martltd Vletor. l.ouU F'raetorlua jUtes .cenul Qoatsei Faany .Seima Webtf Orater Chauffear.Hslnrioh Palkj Zsrstttf CaOllffSlir .i'aul L?i't* a MISS BATES LEAVES BELASCO Contract Between Them Is Broken, and Actress Will Rest a Year. Blanche Hat<-s and I >av 1 ?] Helasco have aevered bualneaa relatlooa This an nouncemtnt was. inadi puhllc from ihe managerv ofBoea yaateraay, geeempaoled by the statement that the contract be? tween the two had been cancelled by mutual consent, uml ln no way iridti ateu any other than rordlal lelatlons between the two. At Mr. Beiascos offlces the announca m> nt was further made on behaif of Miss Bnt"* that tlie caucellatlou of hi r COU* tiact did not tnean her retirement from the statre.. It was further xtated that. f^r from the HCtress s rec?nt marriage to George Creel. ot Denver. having Inllu enced her decision to leave the atage, she fullv cxpected to reaume her work next year. Bhe at no time has contemphtted retirement, It was deelared. a WHITE RATS HAVE NEW CLUB Actors' Union Plans Elaborate House warming for To-morrow Night. The White Rate Actors' I'nion of America will open itB new $2tKUXHi club house and administratlve building ln thls city to-morrow night. The building Is ln 46th street. off Broadway, and will con taln the business offlces of the orgaataa* tlon and its publlcatlon, one hundred Bleeping chaml>era and other clubhouse fadlltieB. Houaewarming festlvitles will he ob> served under the dlrectlon of Junle Mc Cree, presldent of the organlzatlon, who will dellver the dedicatory address. Par ticlpants ln the programme will include George M. Cohan, Wlllle Colller, wabor and Tlelds Montgomery and Stone and other well knoWII performera. The unlon has a mamberahlp of more than twenty flve thousand thiatriml manag'-rs and performera WILL GIVE BURNS'S PLAY. Robert Hllllard Will be seen ln "The Argyle Case," a detective play, of whlch Wllliam J. Burna ia part author. at the Crtterlon Theatre. beginnlng Tueadoy nlght Deeember 24. The play hss to do wlth a mvstery, and has a* ltn othei authora liarriet Fotd and Haryey J. d'HIggins Mr. Hllllard will be the de? tective, and will l?e supported by B CMl whlch includes Alphoi.z Ktliier. B-rtram Virbutg .lo^-eph Tnohy. Calvln Thomas John J. Plerson. W. T. Clark. Bert Wall. er W H Gllmore, Fied Russell. nober. Newcombe, Selene Johnson. Stella Arch er Agr.es Bverett. Kllzaheth Kvre. V\an da l "arlyle and others._ PLAYS TO AID HOME THRIFT. Through the ceurtesy af Mrs. J. Bor den Harrlman. three lrlflh plays wi 1 N preBent.-d at the. Colony Club on 1-Ylday, Wee.r.ber 13. at S o'dock by Mlas Doro thea Splnney, of Kngland Th? proceeds will be applled to the work of tha Home Tl rift Associatlon. of thla city. Ml?a Loulse Bridgham. director of the associa? tlon will dlaeusa the work of that or ganl'satlon as carrled on ln the old Cracle manaion. PLAN DINNER FOR JAMES BRYCE. CttlBcns of New Y<rk (OOiprlallig tl.? ABBjortaaa Coanaalttea for tbe CtlobraUea of the One Hundreth Anniversary of Peace Among BOfdlah Speaking Peoploa l?14-'lri will glve a recaptlOO and dltincr for James Brvce. the rctlilng Brltish Am bassador. next Frlday, at the Hotel Aa tor -lohn A. Stewart ls chairman of the committee of Invltation- George W. Bur leigh, of No. i>2 Wall street, is the aecre tarv of the dlnner committee. IHE BOSTON ORCHESTRA A Symphony by a Finn and a Concerto by Beethoven. AN APPRECIATIVE AUDIENCE The Return of Fritz Kreislcr Enthusiastically Welcomed Last Night. To Judge hy ibe conduet of the r.udl cnee at the second evenlng COOCerl of tbe Boston Symphony Qrcbaatra lB '"irncgic Hall last night. the more muslo New York has thr more cnthu?las*ic:i]1v ihe mualclans from BoMon are aretCOtned. The wonder is not grent, for a multl pllelty of ooaeerti la not aecaoaarllf an avldenea of aaeeBaaca. and nothinc ha* yn aoearrad lo ladleat* to the lovera of the highrst tlaas of orohcstral aauatC ia New York lhat Ibe \isits of tbe Boston orchestra are in danger of beeornlag aaaarflaoaa Leaal of aii eould aack a thlng he tmaglned in eonnectlon arttk tbe oote foatore of laat night* naeetlng. a featnre which ooaM more aaattr be apared at theae oOOOerta than at any otliei aerlea ln thla eoaoart-riddea clty. Ta ai al once all that is necessnry, though BOi all that H would bc a pleasurc tO UflBO allowcd. Mr. fritz Kreislcr. Dr. Muck and tbe orcbaatra phured ihe eoa earto for rlottn by Daetkovan. II aa Ika coaabtoatloB which earrlad thagiaalaai Joy to the mtnd* and bearta of the list? n-i s, brilliant a* tbe adilevement of the aole rerfornur was; and It was superlatlvely brilliant and thrllllng. especially in every thlng that followed after the tirat note of the cadenza In the flrat movenvnt. tntll then a captlous critlc, with hlB ears still full of the flne violln performanccB, whlch have he.n the pervadlng feature of the concert season thus far, mlght have been pardoned a feellng that Mr. Krelsler waa a llttle too much under the domlna tlon of that splrit of unrest which fcl tbreatenlng to become a wearlness to the fleah and a curse to the splrit In this perlod of nerve-rasplng musb-al a< tlvlty. But when Mr. Krcisl-r began H.-ethoven's aaraae lOinaatia there were peace and healing on the winB* o! the muslc at i one- snd happloeae and refreahroenl The concert began Wltb the flrat of | HbOfloel foiu sympbonies and .-on. luded, | after the'eoncfrto, wltb the "A'idemii"! overtore by Brahms. Tbic- of tbe fuiir j synpbonlea have been keard *?? Kew rorte Mr. Altsrhuler und tbe BoaatM (ir.hcstra , hav* been pecullarly Inditstrious dttHng | half a dozen yeara in inaklnt propaganda for th* Flaatak corapooer, who by aii the prladplea aapaooed to ajovora raaalcal cra ativeness ought to ba more BwedJeh than Rooatan. but who has nevertnelcss RUUI Bged to stamp an Indivlduallty upon much of his music which th. lovera af nattoaal* Isin la music have pretly geaerally :i*ie.-.i to r.cogni/.e a* characteristlc.illy l'innlsh Tbe I'lnnB are un older race In the great nortaera paalaaala af Buropa tban any of the Teutonic peuple* lo. nted tb-te and bakaag to aa aaUrelj dUferanl atock Ka< ially they may b. atid to have BBOr* in conmion with tbeir praaaal a?aatera than thay ha\e with tbe Swe.u*. whose lultur* thev luiblbed fOT *e\er; centurles befot* tbe allied powera hand.d tbem over te HubbIu. a llttle nioie lhan a rentuiv hko, for they are dlstunt klncmen <>f the Huns. But all that ls left of the prlmt tiv* elementa In their llterature and musle ls |0 be found in their folkrnng. ;?nd thla i:?B not ttnetared their aitisti.- eraatlooa very djfeplv. VVbat has kaaO reognlre-i as national In t>i<? I onsiderabb- UUBBkar of caaapoaltloi* al Blkefhai ba* baea ?? g^ntle melar.holy. the atmospbeie of tbe land wblcb lt.? people foadl*/ and b.-mitl fully call Puoml, and h feellng for lOlOdiC graea wblcb la not ebaraeterkrtk of th. MuB'-ovlle art wbb h has < olored tbe sfvle Of Sll.eliux nnd whl< h spoke out nttOt f.,:<lbly last night In the freqtientlv rude bumor of the srherzo. wbb h seem* to us tbe most spontancous aad excellent P"r tion of the symphony But there waa nm h to be grateful for in the frank me!odloii8n.-?B af the wnik tk**Bgfc lt was eccaakmallf miwWaied by erer? f !;iboratl'>". *n eloou.M jierfornian^e won for lt as grateful I recognltlon ns If did when Dr. Muck plnv.d || for us flrat h llttle more than flve >eMrs ago II B K M. YSAYE PLAYS AGAIN A Fine Recital ii Oarnegie Hall. M. Tsaye reaumed the hlgk and fiiirl arttatk around <<n wblcb he aaaead himaeif at hls flrst lecital when he ptayed for the flfth time within a fortnixht In t'tirnegle Hall yesterday aftemoon, and, h." on tbe flrst occasion, the cllmar of the re. Ital was reached ln the petforBMUaee of the chaconne by Vltall. Mi. Frank L. Healy ptayad the f.rgan ttanscription of the nc compaiiiment, and proper enre havlng been taken to have th. Instrument. wbbb was bo unruly a member at the I'hilhar monlc Soclety'B concert a tfoek ;.go, ln tune. the performance wa.? on* whlch gave the loftiest kind of pleasurc. With Qa? inilb' Decreus. hls regular accompanlat (and a very capable one he Ib) at th* pianofoite Mr. Ysayc played a sonata In D by Mozait. Bruch's second concerto, ln which he reached the same hlgh plane ln the romantic vein that he had reached ln the chaconne ln the cIrbbIc, an arla by Vleuaterapa aad a llatanalai by Saint Saens. To VOdferOUa demands for more he responded but once, aettlng an ad mirnhle example for the suppreaalon of a nulsance whlch is become Intolerable at aftemoon recltals. * REPEAT "MANONLESCAUT" Caruso and Bori Please Audi ence at Metropolitan. ''!,..? w;is >tlle to call for commenl ln last iiiKbt'0 performance of "Manon Laacaut" eacagl te say thal Mlaa n^ri and Mr. Caruso were both ln gauaaally good voice and that tha house was Inrg* and enJoyOd itself to the fullest Pu.clnl's youthful opera appears to pl.-asi' the OrOWd better than in former yaan, and the applause was long contlnued. To ba falr, melrxiy. spontaneoiiB and ap pealing. the work has. even lf lt| eradlty of subatance Wtll not bear comparHon with Massenefa tnr more Gallic "Manon ?? Maawenet ls to come later In the season. so all ta*t*s will be pleased. and the good Abb* PrevoBt. wara he only ln tho land of the llvlng. would surely smlle bis ? wcetert and bow kif courtlicst before the two young women who are to incarnate bia Manon. Mlss Bori and Miss 1-ariar have youth and grace and lovellness and charm. and, wltb either sb the chief pmtagonlat It would bc a wonder Indecd if poor Dr. Orleux'a passlon were not abundantly ?x plained. George Boldt Sounds Call Against the Dry Demon. SIMEON FORD IS SILENT Subject of "Drinka for Men" Much Too Serious for Asio ciation's HumoriBt. Alaa and lackaday! I.lkewlse aounds! Shall tha i.nti-liquor people troop up to Al bany wlth men and money and put through billa abollshing the hotel men's no t luclilic aaatOa of revenue wlthout B hand helng ralsed in Its defence? Not If Oeerga C. Boldt knowa lt No, nor six hundred othT memhers of the New York ttata liotel Men's Assoclation, eitlicr. The dx hunrlred gathered around the board in the grand ballroom of Mr. Bo! ifs fomana beetleiy last mght to db> euaa this |OaOttea ?nd others that con cc.N hotel men from the Battery |0 Ronse's Polnt. It was a very deep dls eturatOn, and no one point emphasiied It^ more tlmn the fa<-t that Slmeon Ford. moat sparkhng ln the hotel men's ejaJany of afterdinn'r spcnkers, sat allsnt 00 ihe dals during the entlre evenlng. Milhons of tha "Drya." Phl aaU-aaloea IntereBls." sald Mr Boldi, when ba bad hMO Introduced as a great man bv Kdward M. Tlerney, of the Vi'toria, liecause he had presrrved his ehlldlika ?plrlt through the vears, ','laat fear eollected more than tl.ooo.00ft to ad unco their propasjanda. More than JG0.0O0 of thls iraa spent In thls atate alone. "This year they are Bendlng two men and a whole force of asslstants to A! bany to oppose any blll that you may offer to lenjtthen the hours duting whlch liqnor may he aold. They are also golng to advorate the extension of local optlon to i Ities of the thlrd class and to the twenty-flve cointlrs of the atate whieh have no large ri*i<-s ln them. "Now, what has been done to oppose this attaek upon our 1ust, legitlmate busl ness? Nothlng. What you ought to do ls to go to Aihany und tell the I.egisla t:re that you ara reputable b.islness m?n, that the function of the hotels of the state j< (? pinvide man and heast wlth meat and drlnk. and that there ia no good and aafllrlant reason for ahetwhlaa thls portion of your buslnea*. ? There ought to be a law whh-h shall allow tiie \oters of each locallty t" my whether they shall hava hotel Neenaea, a* dlattng ushed from aalOOa and drug store lli < nses, and not requlre them BBOTOly ta choose whether their egOOty slmil he wet or dry Thla la a questlon whieh threateaa you apetata m-n more than It do*s BB in the rlty. and lt 's up te fOU to fltht for your rlghts " Walttrs' Strike Surprise. kfr Tlerney, harhfaa h.ick to the walters' strlke of laat sp, Ing, oattfeaoad the BUrpffea Of the hotel men of the < lt> when the malled handa of paid agltatora Woro n.ddeniy ralaed In their rnldst. and wamed his anaajetntea that it was not good BOhV ?? to ao over the heads of 'hat i la'-.s of aatlea eltlaena who were now bnocklag at their dooia seeking aaapley* DMM ?<- servants. He sald. Other speakers were Congressmai! Wh! icr u ckaodler, of Brooklja. and jeha McOlynn, ol Trey, preeaieal or tha as IflMOf those pienent were Bdward Iaaanehy, Hecretaiv ,,f Hute, i onn aatoaai BMaelaaaev O/aldo, Kred a Heed, of the p?rk Avenue Hotel. prealdent Bf the CHy Hotel Men's Asao. lathn; Cnngressinnh I.other W Mott. of ()?? vaaja aaooaialjiHaa Aiire.i k smith, I'on'.-reH.-inan-ehct Henry Falunt, Dr fJeoiae o'Jlanlon. Ileiman C M.rgan thalei an i Patrlek .1 afeOreth. THEATRICAL NOTE8. a ? eonuaaad" vnadeellla parforananea la honor of President Taft la helng ar raaajed for the near future b\ B 1 Keith at one of his local theatres Tha performance will l>e patterned on those glven at varlous tlrnes abroad In honor of foreign aoeerafajna atatnioa Nltke, vlohnlat, muM.-al dl reetoi of tha Keo vork Presa ctah, win appear on ihe programme at the concort at th?- Wlnter Oarden on Sunday nlght next. The flftieth performance of "The l.adv of the Sllpper." ln whnh Montgomery and Stone and Klsie Janls are appearmg, at the Qleba Theatre, will be glven there to-morrow nlght. A theatre party made Bp of BBOaabera of ihe Alumnl Assoclation of Stevens In stiiute of Taohaeeaary win he glven at the |.. rformajice of "The c0unt of r,ux emhourg" at the New Amsterdam to nlght. RadWlg Relcher and Grsce Grlswold have been added to the Uat of thoae who will appear at Sherry'a Monday after? noon at the Chrfatmas fund heneflt pre slded over hy Frederick Tnwnsend Mar tln. Thf anaaaaaaaal of aara I'iske in "The High Road" at the Hudsoii Theatre has been exteiiib-l untll the mlddle of Janu? ary. The CSirela Dramatlque de l'Alliance Francaiae presented "I.e Secret de Poll chlnehe," by Plerre WolfT, at the Aerial TbeatrOt of the New Amsterdam Theatre Building, last nlght. The performance was a heneflt for the French Hnspltal f'llfton Crawford, uniil receiitly a star in "My Hcst Girl," lia.s been engaged for ihe (asi -upportlng Weber and Fields at thi 0/obOf and Fields Muslc Hall. Mra. <urtl? Burnley, a soclety enter tainer, will make her vaudevllle debut Monday at the c'olonial Theatra. She will present Impersonatlons of chlldren and tha Bouthern negro. Slxty Chlnrae achool chlldren *ill at tend the performance of 'The Vellow Ja? ket" at the Fulton Treatre, Saturday afjerneeo as the guesta of Harrla h Belw>n The Mount Holyoke alumnae assocla? tion of N?w York, has arranged a heneflt performance of "Little Women" at the Playhouse on Monday evenltm. Deeember s. the proceeds to be applien on the Student Alumnae Building fund. Mrs. Wllliam Howard Taft waa the guest of Mrs. .lohn HayB Hammond wlth other friends at the Hudaon Theatre laat nlght to see Mra Flske In "Tha Hlgh Kcjui." A TWENTIETH CENTURY GOVERNOR BLEASE, OF SOUTH CAROLINA?Letvt the law to him! $3,000 FOR ^THE EMBARGO" Bryant's Work Brings Highest Price at Rogers Sale. Boetdotera and eallectora from this and other cltlcs gath.red In fOI e yesteidaj at tbe MOrWtn Salearooms. Na ll Kast 40th atreet, to bld and buy ,it tbe aala of the Impottant collectlon af book?. mantt (.crlpts and broadsldes b*ft by John BOg> ers. who waa a inei. hant of BattOB from 1729 to I7!>7 'I here were sesslons la the morning and aftemoon, and the total fool? ed up to $10.*?4 f>6. Of thla amount th* hltcheat prtte, $3.o00. waa pald bv W. T. Wallac* for wl.at is belle\ed to be the ftnest OOP) known to exlst of tbe rsie flrst edlthm ?f William Cullen Bryant'* flist I.k. 'Tbe Kmbar go." It was wrltten wli.n the aatbat was thlrteen yeara old, and tbe work ls de dared to h.- one of lb>- nmst r.marluible aarferaaenaai m the annais af Amerlean llierature The book. Wkitb w i> prlnted :n Bosto'i in Ltei, ii aa ?' Geoije D i-mlth fav* the BOSl B fkeet prlce ($l,100i for a flne OOpy of ? newl) diBcovcied traei by Daatal i.*e.iB. one of th* early Americau Imprlnts. "N.-ws of B strumpet." prlated by william Bradford la N.w Yoik !n 17ul. Mr. Srnlth also ob talned for |7M and $7 10. respectively, l.eeds's Tbe Qraal Mletery of Foxcrafl UUcover. d" nnd tbe noond part ?f "The Mystery of Foxcraft " also prln'ed by Bradford In iTdl. Tb* aaraa bnyer gave $950 for wmi im Bradford*a coj , | \merlia." bv Chaile* Liealle, prlnted l;i I.ondon In K.ri7 TO ENTERTAIN FOR BARONESS. Baraaaaa eoa lutlaoTi re? Ipteal of the Nabal prlze for her "fforts towar.l the advancement of peu< e, will be enter? talned at luncheon n^xt Mondav hy Mra. Jaiii.-s laoyor at her house, No. 277 Madl son avenue. Other guests will be Mrs. joseph ii Cbaate, Mra Qayaor, Mra. David H 'iieer, Mra ( ?h> ar Straus. Mr.1 (leorge B MXlcllan. Miss Loulaa Banda, m,h breker M. Haotlagton, Mra. John CUntoa Oray. Mra Bobert Faltoo fut ting. Mrs. Charlaa Aieaandar and Mrs. cadwalaiier Iqii.s._ "BLACKBIRDS" IS PRODUCED. [Bv Tttagrapb ta Tb* Trleaae | Atlantk Clty, Dec. I Laara Hopa Crawa and H. B B/araer made tbeir firat appearance as eo-otara to-najbt, wbaa thov praaaatad 'JBaalfrerde," a raraanUe comedy ln three act*, at tbe ApoUo The atre Harry Janwa amiin. author of -Mra Bumpstead-l.elRh ' W reaponBible for the new play, whlch ls a Btory of niodern life lt New York and tbe Mlddla West Tbe company appearihg with Miss Crewa and Mr. BTamer ladadoa Bydaej Valeatlaa MathUde Cottrally. Jaiaea Bradbury J*an Qalbralth, Btbel Wla tbrop and K. Y. Backus Tbe play. Vblek ls pro.luced by Henry Mllb-i. will be ateilU ae.-n in New Yofk. _ COLLIER TO PLAY BOB ACRES. William colller as B..b Ac.es. in Bberl Uan's'famous eom.nly "Tbe Uivals. M the attractmn aaawaaced by Law nelda for a speclal mattnee at tkO Forty-dgbtk Btreet lT*antta larlng Mew rear ?n,,. p.rformance win ba itven for diarity. Tlie part ls one made baaaoue for moderB tbaatragoora by the krt Joaapk Jefferaon and It understood to ka one Mr. CoUjer hae lona kaea aanrJeae to play Hi will ba supported by a cast of prominent play. CHRISTMA8 FUND PROGRAMME. Frrderlek Townwiul Martin last night announced that ihe programme of tho Chrlstmas Fund entertainment and paoal ?a! to b* glven at Sherry'fl DOat kfonda) aflernoon, December 9. would include the Bussun Balalalka Qulntet; the Oilnesa magklan. Chlng Ling Foo, who at thla *ntertalnm*nt makea hls flrst appearanc* m Amerlca for fourteen years; Mlie. F.nv ma Trentlnl. wltb members of her com? pany Mlaa Marie Dreaaler. Mme. Yvontie de Treville. Mlaa Grace OrUwold. Mlaa i!ne? Cowl and company. Mlaa llcdwig IteM.er Und thoae dellghtful children. Nonls and Helen Mllllngton from "Ihe Daughter of Hcaven'' cornpnny. All of the prlvat* boxes have beeni aold. h.fr a few rholco seats rnay be obtalned from' Mr Martin at tha JoeUU Braneh ?f th* Chrlatma* Fund, at th* Hoiei Plasa. OBITUARY. CAPTAIN J. W. MEESE. Captain .1 w. afeaee, the flrst beafaeaa managei of "Tha lt Peul Ploneer Praea" and wldaty known In pohhahlna and Orand Army clrelee, died yesterday at the home of hia -on. Horaea S. Meese, No. 118 w st istth sireet, in his seventy-sec ond year, For flfeen \ears he was man ager of the Pennsylvania State Printlng (?tn.??, at Harrlsburg, and he was at one Ume OOBDacfOl wlth the Irving Press in thls <it\. He served throughout the t'ivi. War ln the fSth Pennsylvania lnfsn?r\ enllsting a? a prlvate ln lOtt. and rlalng to the eon-.mand of a company when mus t-rcd i ll ln I***? A wlfe and three sone snr>. lve him. He wll! he hurled In ArMtmr..; Natlonal Ometery at Wash Ingtoi ? FREDERICK HEEG. Prederleh iieeg. aa eldtlmi Repuhiican i ,: in Brooklyn and a arommeat M i-on. having boaa ? Pa8t master of Burlld Lodga and a number of the Oratd Lodge o* ihe >-;ate, died ln the Mutual Hoagltal, Brooklyn, \esterday, where he had beea operated upon two weeks ago. Mr Heeg was a cixar manufacturer up to tea yeara ago. wbea he retired from buetaeae. He was horn ln Bavarla. Au giMi 16. is:;*. and oaaaa to this country when he was ftfteOB years old. Three ?oni and three dauehtere survive. Ser vlcea will i>e held under Masonlo ausplces ,,t the i\<i-.- "'?>>-? Wl 332 Stuyvesant avenue, to-nlghl Ttie Itev. Clarence B. I'tzler paator of tha t'ldversallst Church .,;? rjood 'I idlngs, will otrklate _ B MRS. JOSFPH R. GRISMER. Mra losei n R Qruaaer, botter known aa Phcaba Daela, aetrem and playwrtjht dled at lier ti'ime ln l.archmont, N. V., Wedneeday- Bha retired from the stage two years as'i afte* twelve seasons ;n i,,.,. piay. "Way Dewa Kast." She was horn in cardigan, Waies. in 1864, and eama to this coontry with ber fathei, Captain Danfel Davle*. of the llahthouse ?on loa Mrs. Crlamer made her flrst appearance on the sUkc In 18M ?s a member of a Oan rranchaaa ateeb eompanv. Mr. Gris ,' ,,.r wafl ihe leading man. She afterward ,,iun: d bha. TOglthaf they atarred through tha liyeal fOf several seasons. and than eanaa lo Broadway in "Tne New Sll,,,l Thla waa ln 18S3. The follow hlg M-.ir ahO look the leau in "Humanity." and tha aeai raaa aeoaa work in ?? way DOWl BBSlt." ? Sne and Mi Crimsei and their son llved in Larchmonl for seveia! years. The fu eril will ?><* held to-dav at 8t. John'B rio'.rch l^aichmont, and the double quar et from the l.amhs. of whlch. Mr. Uriemer ls the shepherd, will Bupply the mustc ??? * ? OBITUARY NOTES. I Wll UA.\' PROVIN, great keeper of ? ,, .,.,,,1 of the <Jre.it Councll of tha I'nlted Statea, Improced Order of Rad j \len i? l|(-ad at his home in Weatlleld, u Igg lle waa aeventy-one years old. i \ir l'rovin was nromlnent In Masonry aad CkM PWewentPj and had been a State S'-nator. DH SATHAN O. WARD. a widely I known phvslclan of Philadelphia and a member of tbe faculty of Temple Cnl Ivnrrtitv "f that city. ta dend at the home !,,f his parenta In Blleaboth, N. c. i CHABf>ga 8 HOM.INSHEAD, for minv yeara pieaUaal of the Unlon Fire InauraBce company of p..nns>ivanla, is dead at his home In Merchantsvllle, V J. i He was sixty-four years old. ? e WHAT 18 GOINQ ON TO-DAY. Vree admlsel >n to the Amerlcan Mumuiu of Si ml Hiatory. .Naw York Zoologlcal Park and the Van <Vr?landt f'erk Museurn roultry ehow. Nfw Crsnd Central Palace. Meeilna Bf the InternaMcnal Pure Mllk I.*ague. Motel A.t.r. 2:80 P m. ?.i,ire?e hy Mayor Oaynor on "Tha Control of v i.e and f'rliiie" at the opeitlng of the I'nl wemitv Ftoruni of New Vrk Univemity, JmSon Memo.ial Building. Waahington Square. 5 P- rn. Aadreeji hy W. H. Hot>'hkiaa. ei-?tat? <0m lelMioiier of insurmnce. en ?Some Obllga Som of OassaW to ?he Worker." <;ooptf tTnion, a P- rn. rwmee and oollatlon of the Kappa Alpha FYa t"rnltv Hotel Astor. B p. m. Leoture by Owen R Lovejoy. seoreUry of the v.ttonsl cldld I^abor Ojmmlttea. on "Typeo of wSklng fhildren." Church of the Me. ?lahi l"r?c avenue and 34th itreet. 8:15 p. rn. - -"- Day at the Kqual Suffrage Ixague ?f ihr cltv "' N>w Vork. Hotel Aitor. S p n, Huiinee. tneetlng st 2:10 p. m. Tiianlc memorlal beneflt performance. Century Theaue, l:lr* Publlc lectures of the Board of BMuratlon. ?:? d m ' Manhattan-De WMt t'llnton HUh Si*ool fiOth street and Tenth avenue. "90^0 ISntX ot Amarlcan Ptonesrs." Miss Berti* K. fihlpley; Wadlelgh Hlgh Bcbeel 114tli atreet and S*?venth *venue, "Bernard Hhaw," Piufessor J. O. Carter Trnop; Publlc fi hool 17, 47th atreet and Elghth avenue, ''ghakaaMar*,'' Richard a J'uidy; Publlc S. hool 3S, Pomlnick and riark street*. "\Jm coln, ' \n Thomas McTiernan; Puhlt. Sch-"! 4(1 No 130 Eaat HOth atrtet, "Unooaseleu* neaa. Ur. ("r.arlea E. H. Webatei; PaMk S'hool 60, SS'li atreet. eaa' of Flrat a\onue. "Orleg'e Interriretatlnn of lb**n'a P**1 Ovnt." Mias Kl<jr?nce H. Pratt. I'ublic s.ho<,l 9", HTtli street. weat of ?eventh avenue. ? T-irkev." O Rayard Young; Publlr A l.ool tw. Avnui A and Eaat V2>\ atreet. "Aa Tmi l.lke It.'' Florenee C. Lockwood; Pnhll Hchool 132, l?2d atraet and Wadawonh ave . nue, "Th* Reform of the Tarlff," Prnfeaaor Bugene E. Agger: Publlc School 137. S'. Nlcholaa avamie and 127th atreet, "Phaeea of I.lfe. In Perala." Albert T. Talt; I'ubli 3cri.*>l 160, Sttffolk and Rivington atreet.v "t'alho'in, the Champlon of tSlaver),' A geron L**J T. M H. A Hall. No 111 Kast Broadwav, ?Recent B'inomic Changet," <ie,iige h Knaaatrka m MARRIED. CONVERSE Rl'RR -On Thunrtay. D*c*0lb*r 8 1912, bv th? Rev Dr. Slattwy. af <lra<e Church ciantry. Dorothy, daughter of tli? late Ch*rle* Henrv Rurr. of \Vllllam?to?n, Masa., to Henry I'oater converae, of Ronton, M>m. _ Notlre* ?f m*rrla(ea and death* muat b* accompanled by full name and addreaa. DIEO. Reat. Kaielle I L:o*d. NlnaT Chnaile, Emlly H M Orath Jamea P. (loelet, Harrleite \V. Moore, Jarr.o*. Orarl*. Arrhlbaid. Ogden, Herbert S. Hlr.adale. Jame* II. Oldhain. Martha A John*on. William 8. Hlunkett .Jamea Kenvon, Rebe.ca R T. Rider. Ui t$ H Klmbtr, Rev Joibua. BF8T~On D.cember 8. Batatt* Btarr, wldnw of Albeit He?f Netka ef funeral hereafter CBBTgTlB ladeaaiy, Weaaaaiay, r- '?l,,r 4 at her rartdane*. Hutlnga-on-Hudmn. N ?N Emll\ H . wlfe of th* lat* William Few rhryaU*. ln l??r M?t vear. Senlces at h?r late' realdence, saturduy momlnf, at II ?'atock. .iOEI ET-~Af her realdenr*. In Pana. De? cember 4 101-. Harrlette Wa-ren Goelet. wldow of tb* late Robert Oo*let and daughter of the late fieorg* Henry Warren. GRA^IE - Suddenly, ln this ottjr, on D?'fmr?r 4 1012. rolonel Archlbald <".r*c|e, aged 84 i'earn. Funeral oervlcea af .'alvary <-hurch. cora*r of Fourth ave. and 21st at., at ? o'clock. on Frlday, December ? Hpeela; traln will le?v* Grand .'entral Ptatlon for Woodlawa Ometery *t 2:45 o'clock. H1NSDAI.E?At Pittafle!d. Maaa.. December 4 1WU Jamea Henr\ Hlnadale. in th? 79tn y'e?r of hia age. Funeral from hia Ute. r.eidenre. \n. 54 W*a4*ll ave.. on Frlday, D*c*aaber 6. at S:M p. m. JOHN'SO.V?On De<emb?r 8. 1B12. William B, johnaon. son of the late Pjlvander Johnnon. ln the Mlth xear of hia a?e. Interment on Frlday. at North Adam*. Masa kfn'YON On the ?team?hlp Cinclnnatl. at aea November tt, R*bMCa Roa* Townlev. ?lfe of Robert N. Kvayoak ?unerai aervtao 011 Frldav. D*C*mb*r ii. ?t 10 a m.. at her late realdence. No. lf? weet 82d st. KIMRF.R- ?uddenly, on D'-ember a. at hia lat* r**td*nc*, No 26 Oramer.y Park. th* Rev. Joshua Klmber. for forty flv* >eara a *a*f*-. iar\ of the Domeatlc and Forelfn Ml**l*n*ry Po-lety. ln th. 77th year of hl. age ru neral aervlcea at Calvary Church. Fourth ave an*iMat at.. on Frlday. December 6. *t 10 o'clock. M^GYD Tueadav evenin*-. December 3. 1912. after ? ahort lllnes*. Nlna Tllghman, ?ife of i.a..- Ferrle Uoyd. Funeral from her lata ell en'e N. :n We.t 70th nt.. Frid.v , orning D*e*mb*r ?. at lo o'elo<-k IntW iient at .onver.leme of famlly. rhlladelphia and Italtlmore papers plea** copy. MV.iivril Pud.ler.lv. aa lie.ember 8, 1012, Jamea P M.Urath. at hl* realdence, No. 141 Weirfleld *t., Brooklyn. MOORE?On December *, 1012. J*m?? Moore. b*|ov*d huaband of Kmma Burck. Funeral aervlcea at hl* lat* r**id*nc*. No .Tfa 3d it . Brooklyn, Saturday evenlng, December 7, at A o'clock. OODEN -Budd*nly. on Dee?mber 4. 1912, at hta late reeidence. No. 290 Weat Mth a? , Herbert B Ogden. In the 61at year of hia age Funeral aervlcea at tlie P.utgera Prea bvterlan chunh. Rroadway and TM at . S*t ? urday. December 7. *t 10 ? m Int*rm*nt ? t Wllton. ?'onn Pleaae omlt ft'Wer*. ftiwaiM At Perbj. Conn., on De-ember 5, ini2 Martha A. Olriham. wlf* of Edward M. oidh'am. Funeral Hsturday, Dec*mb*r 7. 1912. *t Derb^ Conn. PI 1VKETT -On Wedne*da>, Deeemb*r 4, 1912 J*mea I'lunkett. baloved hu*h?n* *f Margaret Plunkett inee lt*ye??. Funeral oa <?t urday December T. *t fl:.V> a m . from hia late' reslden.e, No. 21 Fourth Plar*. Rrookiyn. RIDER Entered Into reat. I.uey H Rld*r, rlfe of Jair.*a RMer. (entral Vail*y, N. T. Servlce* Sunday, 2 p. ? , *t home. Trala leaves 2*1 at., Ev!e R. R , 8:80 a. m. CK.Mfc.TEHIK8. THE WOODLAWN C'KMETEKf. 2334 lt. By Hirltm Traln and br Tr*ll*f. Ofllc*. 20 ?aat MMBjU K. T. CXDKRTAEEBg. FRANK E. CAMI*BELL. 541 ?% Weat 23d 8t Chapel*. Prlvata Roonta Prlvgt* Ambu laneaa. Tel 1324 <^h*l**a._l. W-B-W _ .-L-L-T urncEa. MA1N OFFICB? No. 184 Naaaau Btr**t. L'PTOWN OmCB-No, 13?4 Broadw*r. *i anr Amerlean Diatrlct Telagr*i?h ofllc*. HARt.EM omCM- N?. llT B**t UBtl atreat. No. 2?3 Weat 123th *tr**t aad N* 219 Weat 129tb *tr**t.