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sung IN ITALIAN a'0if.Ferrar? Opera Bouffe Has Opening Perform? ance in America. PINI-CORSI AND BORI IN PRINCIPAL ROLES piece Given at Metropolitan for the H'**1 Timo in the Tongue in Which It Was Written. ...... teal o;,-a. * - ?this complet ,_th. 1UI_ the reason it- m?. _..?.-?..?-?-?. ?-? ... v, either In t with Italo *ed HS ,R , . in th? operad? .?:; rtunate de? . ? th? V'?rl? ? ' urlos?" and pro timed pis? ol ... ... -gane? and ' .; ?1, It ?? at in "la' I .1 t.. ii,.:, faith. might delta Madonna ; ? , ... ild wt ? I. a:;.'*- v It ls a . . commentary on moil ?re Italiaa i it? thai I otb "La Donne C-j'-icse' ' -mor? Hedli '<" were to jajprc:-..** W-J rtn'' ln Am<>n'* Mfcr* the] were given In their .latlve Ej ari,? ?? ? .th ot theee worh? srere p ? _;w for th? flmt time In their \-rw York. "L*Amors trig m ? >re?den on be . . the iaton of Krn?t ? ? was song in German. ? is _.-.en for th? fir?! Urn? -i || was ? ??? ? k csn reslly i iy to Its s ? ' I ' nr?. Th? Moliere D!cy. v ounded o? Mol! ha*? ?temed ... . ; - being nto two ? ? . Gollsclanl, and in . I ng the i plrit of S time pro ... ? _ ? - lb clear and MS Brei es on nV .?? | at th? Palala Royal? on the :.'i of th? ?am? month, on both .????- . . o* m? ' " p?a: ?d Sf.r.ar- ? i I I : ? ? Lulll ?as i music. 01 thli mus? ? i though It .O l| i t -e ?alrlTei the Parla Op?ra might brhig Of li ? ? ? > ? N!" Pre in tua peak? is m-i .? ?? > s irrite? the all ' at all such mid always t?e *een with sil the ?cc'itf.::. ? \v.i hi ? ?? repre ? ' ? e Kll | 'I I WOtlld greatly . pleasure .,, he de nd i 1rs and sym? phonies. ? M I.'ilii. ?ddtd ? f the i olees and th* agility of the dancers, give them '!>? do with? ?"h* tin ' n psrsU? M ? If Moli?re ? ? leal night at th?: Metropol tan ii? surely would have ??worn? ?? ? . knowing? that *' "' It? Isn had loved an?! ?indet tInforn V If-Fei rail, music ' acloua In out lin? ?ni se If II ba<! ?*'n sHuen ani sung to La Va liiere - *? - ?d alleys ol old *?raaill< T"e Story. ? ?toi * ? mpl? \i lie." has a - to keep 1 '?el .-,1?; "trim ' ' ' e asks her rth, at hli ]' " and To ? iwera 'ran," ' ?? ar.?l - ' e? lover's ' th? garden ami * - i plsn ed to hin Usetta i ? ., tn_ t.-?, . . " rrnoifo in ? renda for -- e. rnd a na to the eause . ? ? ? lipallv Biving each his fee. ? ? - end, ??' here? i ? ?? iro, dl?? ? litandro ? daughter's I that e can rure ? -.-? |fo belie? i? is ranged between and Lucinda * "v 1k in reality valid, and / . ? -no-os dleeov I tl r< ?a of : ng i ?? from - T>-e Music. - ' intrigue. k ... tI>s to ?rv ' - .11! Unif? ie which Is its - rlatlc coioi Tha recita - e*p?, in?i ' *" *'.' bu ? ' .?'.? ?- on a *?.' *' astral river upon ,, ' ' ? .f the ? on-pooer*? Inj? ' ... iinlii.it I m_ e? . ' ' i ?x press I. i ??.,_'* n .?dors so " ll there is i tfj' ' '? ? ' ld?n and *tU?? ".'" ''''"' ' ' ? ' ?ab, -, |f * ;.' SIS ??. simple. .#>/'!* " ' degree; In V,'^*' * '' * I with the ,?..?1 ? ^ mom? ot burstln I**,"*,'* * ' ' ' ' rusted with n^,'. hsnttngi) foi ? tlj," 7. '* ' ? so ?. ret with all ?..,.'' - - tot f-.f a ?Mead ??J1 ' < '.f ii.- ?ahole ?.i j, * ' of the coro<n*y. -...^ i tot and naetei et %?- ?J'*** ">r'?amentatlon that Hignor ' ,'? .i,.,..? , ?talo CnfSisrALir. LuCJZ??ia Fop/ Antonio P/*/- Coes/ aa/d &??la Al7?W /a/ modern It is true that for 1,1s prl ".ition he has gone hack to Mo: : antl the Italian masters of oprrrt bou He has been accused of plagiarism, having taken from Dor.izetti and T ? of having read as his musical B "I.? N'o'.r.e dl Figaro" which, after is a ver- good Btbl? to read from ; to a certain extent this criticism is Ju fled True melodic creation Is nowad practically Impossible and even the gr tors from whom Signor Wolf-Ken is aller..?! to have stolen his Idea? n in this reaped far from gulltlssa ??> they heard a tune they too took changed It, ornamented it. and lo! it ail dependa manner In **? hich tl ej n ? i ated Roastnl, for instance, leim Teil" Introduced the "Ranz i \ ad?es," and " ? ?ante theme 1? reps? In "l?'A ore Medico"; il was ??? Iginal neith. ? both it is leg? ? tel 111 - it*, then, there (s truth in the chat thai B .-? o u t ferrar! la a r thai h!a melodic rein la not entln inal. ii is also true that in hl? U?e his material lie hai produced ? tli ally a recreation, a that whatever ma* have been I thought? which originally antered brain, they hav? reen ?o fused an?i ? veloped un?ler the lires of h!s imagir tion that, they 1 ave emerged from th crucible impregnated with anot" spit it. This f-nirit is t;;e composer's on aril h? mist ?..- a c? liier indeed w would deny to the product th<* Imprint originality. In the complex it v of the orchestrate In its ornamentation, there is Indeed times BOSBStMllg that Is almost p>r<iei/x something which reminds one of a Ptrau - ned io i degre? a~d with the la vrst;pe of cacophony eliminated. It what Straus? might have done in "D !:? tenkavaller" ha?l he been a [??.tin. is proeienx, but In dealing with the tin and society which it expresses such Bpllit la amply JUStl-ed. The orehestr flowers may be artificia!, but so are tl mannen and furbelows of the chara ter?-. In ?-hoi t. the cornpor-er has f? and understonfl the ace of T>e Grand M narq.ua arid has expreaaed its spirit as should be sxprcesed, arlthout, how-eve becoming srchslc in atyla or- idea. _ Vitalise th? past on? must, after all 1 of the present, and Krmani.o Wolf-Ferra is of the present though not perha-.o < U . domlnsnt present. When he sinus i he sings in Anoifo'a ?lumber sor g. in Li clnda'a leva aong, in cutandro'a aerenad< he ?Ing? from th? heart, gra. . ful ? spontaneously; hut ha does not sing a ?'ariio sings in "Pagllaocl." And here, ii deed, arrives the question which in a di< cu-^sion of Wolf-Ferrarl'a genius is per haps of more Importance than th? mei exposition of th? man*? own music, for goes far deeper, down th the root? of ar Itself. The Spirit of the Opees. Will "L'Amore .Medico" r.- ? popuW ?? ? ? in thia discussion it la well t be trank Rti?! frankr.ess will bring it doubts. Th? composer s earlier work, "I. OS? ' a work fully as delight ful as "L'Amors Medico," and given In i ?? .. beautiful manner, has .vet falle?! t. Interest the great operagetag public, an ? - been revived this season Man; explanations have been offered for thli lack of interest, blit I f the?? one will suf -lie we live in a democratic age. an?: Demon, whatever may be his virtues loves not the mountain peaks. "1/ Arc-re Medico" la B wot k essrn tlally aristocratie. It ?ie?, ?., the great tra iiiimn of Rameau, of s.niy. of Mosart, ?>t ths Donlsetn of "Don Pasqusll," of th* i;..sM,i.i of "II Barb ar? ?ii Bivlgiia.' The?? composers, th? children of an * - ?tic sge WOnl ipped at the shrine ol abstract Beauty, who to lhe?n was a Jeal Ciis goddess whose rulSS norie could break an?l live. To the aristocrat of art tradi? tion was a mighty for'e, ?nd tradition, wr ||? aBewtag ample scope for Individua] expression, vet d< ?naiide-1 ?ertain things. Beauty of line, firmness of outline, ?lelinl tiori of form, clarity of idea a purging from the (?ross confusion ?.f actuality of whatever is a?oi tentai or Irrelevant, and retaining only what it appropriate and Immortal- Upon the.-e virtues the ans?., ?rat plant??i the cornerstone of his faith. And one of th?s?' arlsto'rats Is Krmanno Wolfl-'errari Hu? with the coming of dentO?rWC) iin ?ither si'irlt has gone abroad 'I lie world to-da- demanda th?; free, unhrldl??! play of emotion, th? authority to d?nj au tliorlt; , the fri'iiorn l?i ChOOS? foi .'?i tisiic expression au aubjecta however 'igly or petty or mean ThON is mre. I] man t?? be s.ii.i r?ir ?ucb ;? position, an?! noms great Hguraa have emerged out of th<- confusion, howevei much II maj h doubted whether teal orlginallt. Of in?, ighfl has bean enhanced or th? ?pirltual .,- Imaginativ? outlook of man widened Hu'-ii is Um dominant aptrtl <?f the .?g?-. and la thla spirit 'I.Amore Medico" <~er talnlv Is net Are there in Aiiieiu.i to ;.i u ,, \gp he he.? m in th? ni?! faith te mah? profitabl? the production Of su?-h oi.eins as thia one ?if Wolf- I ?na? I ?me Unrig, bOWl .-eiiaiii thai whether there are oi imm in? m? troi oil! ? ' ? ?"? v*'11 In i'" s? nting them .-ignor Qattl-Casaaia has as.nn in.l ??-??'?? ?? pressed Ma belief lh?t art Is! necessarily aristocratic, ai ?i II i? to t hoped that he will continue to sel on hi i.'litfs. Lei him continue. If he must, i give the crowd it? "Psgliso I," bul let hh still reali.'.c thai the great Institu? on ? which l.-' is th? head ?tanda for eomi thing higher an?i nobler and aanei Ta of tiie novelties whi'-h ie has presente this season were in ear rus' of his faith Montemessi'a "I.'Am re dc Tre l'?e" an a?-i night'? '"l/Amor Medico." H"t thl M '?orks are hy italiana, ami Ibis tai mus! have proved of peculiar astirfsctlo to tiie Metropolitan'? able dlr< toi Per bap? from the v??r? home "f the Veritisl ore to ;>. rise I he r destn The Performance. Wttl lh? ?? ? ? ption of one art ?i Mi Oattl-i _aassa pn un si h n ble wl ven admira! I? Bignor L'rlatalll la ?ca? ?' t-? til demands of a leading memtx - Metropolitan ? >pt a Compai he w? no! i Clltandro i will be mourn? d. Neither in voici SI lion vv ;:? i ?? In ths I n fir ? I ?< him ?< -.' with thi? he ?ion*.: bis best and, r.? b?- fair, b? wa last night ?till ?ffNcted With his re cent cold. But .Miss BoiT? Lucinda Mr. I'ir-'-i'orsi's Amolfo, and Mia Alton's Usetta were altogether delightful and M mes. R?.thi?-r, Segur?la, Leonhard ai 1 i'.ada as the four doctors, prsposter OUS enough to have warmed the hear Of M?ller? himself. Miss Uor; i growth h artistic stature has been constant sinci her openirg performance Of Maiiot I-esoaut near!} two vmh ago. and la night siie addsd to her credit snothei triumph. Her Lucinda was a figure rav ishing In It? youth, its grace. Its eltisl oomeiiv , Its poetic charm in shot, thl enactment of a finished comedienne. He! singing was characterised with a tin? sense of nuance an?! <>f legato, and thi exquisite music of her entrance she gavi as few living singers mild have given it Mr, Pir.'-i'orsl. fat and more than forty wa.s In his element as the deceived Father, a figure of fun If there ever wa.? one, and an artlut who ?-ould sing th* music in the f?t> le 1t ahould be sung despite th?i fact that hi? voice has van? ished irlth bis vanished oMh. Mis? Alter v as a vivacious figure as Ludnda'a maid, and the chorus sang with spirit ar 1 cf feet Th? direction of the opera was In th? hands of Arturo Toacsnln!. it is painful to think what might happen to th? com? plicated acora under th? iat?.n ??f ans hit ? mauler, but with Mr. Toscsninl It burst into flower. The ;irg<? amileni-e listened to the opeia with ClOS? attention, and after each sei ?a',|e?i th?? aitiM? be? fore th.? curtain a number of times. As tiie new work Is in on!? two act?, it was followed by Victor Herbert'? ' Made bine. ' Th* cast of ? L'Amor? M?dl :o was as follows: Arnolfo . Anti . Uurresla Boi .Italo < 'rtatalll . Bella i1'- ?? i i. Tome? . :.toll 1er Dr. Desftraandres.., Andres d? Sei ? Dr. Mscrotoi Robert lj ? ' Dr. Hahl.?. I'n Notaro Paolo Ansnlan .riuro resesnti . ? nanas?1 .i ?les 8p< *.. . hoi us ? ? . .?- ?- ' Die?! dlrectoi Ed ward Sled NO "CARMEN" THIS SEASON Doctors Advise Miss Farrar not to Run Risk of Strain. There <s io be no Tarreen" at the Metropolitan Opera Hois? ih!s aeSSon on account of Misa G?raldine Parrar'a health. This la th? snnoun <-m?rt of the post? ponement : "Misa Parrar'a ph? ?Iciana having ad? vised her agalnsi risking the nnarold able fatigue Inddent to tiie preparation of 'Carmen,' especially considering the short time available an?! the strain under Which 'he has been laboring this season. General Manager Qattl-Caaaaaa lias decided to postpone the revival ?>f Blast's ?pera until the beginning of next season." s . ? RIVALRY FOR DRAWINGS Bidders Vic for Gems in Colonel Harrison's Collection. The fil t SeSSiO-l Of the <.?,,-,. .if the Amerl? in Art Galleries last night of 'i>' collection <>f drawing? and sketches be longing i" Colonel H Harrison, ?.f K.nr ISngland, attracted many critical buyers, the ii.? lots 1.ringing 11 vu- |d Black crayon studl? i <>f three larga an?) f?.ur small headsb] franco!? Noucher from not to IT? brought PEA, th? hlghMt Prl? ?? Of th? e\ . nlng Th. y were bought by '?'. Ederhclmer, who siso gsv? $;-i o foi ? hoi Ii ?aid to be th? meet lmi.orl.iii*. example <?' Hie work o( Anton Moeller. The drawing shows ? t/lllag? ktrmesa Ths si i ? r paid f <M far i ?., o .) ? i rli -*s ?m on? si" -1 by M Shepherd - ? i. ? t HI? r"l< h and Two ploughmen." Beympur Rosedal? ? i }i ^?i fei .? ?? atar i oloi bj i ??*? ? Hi . i-:, ,,i? . obtained foi ' $i 14 a di ??? Ina m black and n i.'1" b? I orol Th? ? ,,i. conclude? with thl? afternoon'? aso ALL-STAR GAMBOL FOR THE LAMBS Pia? Best Show F.ver for Ten-Day . Tour in Effort to Build Clubhouse. The ..-.', ? ?? ere hetrinnlnq; to cr?-??*-.? res! In i h ? -1 t clubhouse, in IVeel ?nth street, enthusiasm is rampant, for every member, catching th<> spirit of then- shep? herd, William Courtlelgb, h.-.i feilen in behind his leadership and has pledged servie? i" u.;s year's event, the ah Btar Gambol. The (?an bi are till working for their new clubhouse, and are going out i he determination to ?.-.v s th.- h? ? ? show ? -.??? end to come home with so n to ? ney that n< anain win an ell-star gambol he neceen r The opening performance will he piven Pririey night, Ma} ?2, in t'.e Metropolitan Opera House, and poeslbl? Saturday i ight, though the latter nerformanre may ? ?? awitched to Philadelphia. The other cities and dates arlll I ? Pittsburgh. May -?. Nixon Theatre, Indianapolis, n atii ?e, May -?>. English's (?[?era House, the Lambe* first visit i Cin? cinnati, night, May M, Grand ?>pera ii.ei.se. Pt. Louis, May rr. matinee and n'ffht, Olympic; Chicago, -May 2S, matinee and night, Auditorium; Puffaio, matinee, .Mn* ii. the Lambs Brat v. it to that .city, and H?;ehester, Ms) '$, Lyceum. Boston will close the fen-day sweep eround the lonar circuit with two perform? ances on Saturday, May 30. The programme ?'ill n"t he announced until late?, but It la a safe prediction that tho usual minstre! first part will be a feature, the "circle'' to Include scores of Vocalists In both lieht and grand opera, and the "ends'" to show s ich rem?dions as De Wolf Hopper. Dlgby r-toll. Ray? rnond Hitchcock, William ?oilier, William ii. Crane, Douglas Kairoanks, Prank Mclntyre, Andrew Ma* k, Charles E, Bvans and Prank Mantels. Another feat? ure will be ihe new morality play, "KNpc rienee." Shuberts to Give Testimonial. The Shuberts win ten?ier a teetlmoti al benefit to the Bydenham Hospital, at the Lyric Th'-atre, S inday night, S a metnor* to their b'oiher. Bam S Sh'i'oerL I s .? an annual event. dp the Programms will bS Zoe Parnett, ClerenCe Harvey and chorus troni "The Midnight Girl" company, Mme ? ? sa Pe trova, 1,1111am r?orralne, Taylor Holmes. Fay Temfcleton, Ward r.roth<rs. Walter C. Kelly, Carter De Haven and Plora Parker atid many other? Time Curtain Rises To-day ? AFTCRNOON. tM Amerita . Hippodrome Kohl i.? .Metropolitan ?Whirl of the world .winter Gard? 2.20???h?* s. ?. ? .Belaaco The Hule of 'three. Harris To day .ISth Street EVENING. 8 00 ?VmeriCS .Hippodrome Marths .'"?*' ' " '? The Mldnlghl Girl.Mth Bin el li liuH l und Gretel and Pagllard ?- Metropolitan whirl or the World..Winter Garden 8:15? High Jinks.f.islno potash A Perlmutter.? ohan's Alma, Where Do Vo?i i.i-" Adolph Philipp The Vellow Ticks!.Kit Inge V Tho ;?-ainl Yearn Aro . . . .istvibert uittv MacKay.i leanedy limar the Tentmaker.Lyric 8:20 -Sari .Liberty GrumP) .Wallack's Margaret Anglin.Hudson Too Many ? doks.33th Street Pi i o Mv Heart.? *prt .>. ... Keys to Baldpate. Autor M,mis of Athene...New Anwterdan To da] .48th .??treet Queen of the Movies.Glebe g 2d?I'h?' Secret.Belaaco The Rule ?.;' Three.Harris Along ''.?en* Ruth.?laiety g 30?Th? Things '"hat Count .Playboue? Crinoline Girl.. ?Knickerbocker M.nr*. Ii.k Mone>.Prtncees Help Wanted .Maalne Kiiiott a The Misleading Lady.Pulton \ Pair of Sixes .Lsog*acro Legend of Leonesa.Rmpire lane! Mctlwalne...Jardin de i ?ans? 8.45? The Phil.n ?!' rer.Little STOCK AND ONE WEEK THEATRES. g ?5_. lermaa Steck Co.Irving Place Che Man Inside.Academy Near!) Merrled .Bronx Madam Preeldenl.'?mud Within the Law.Kov.,i One i ?a* .Weat End VAUDEVILLE HOUSES. M.iis Dally. Evening. i 4'.. I.?.H.ininierslein'S ; ?';,'.'..I IS.l-'lfth Ave. .s.i.Albembra 1:16. . .Colonial .?? 18.Palace ; i.,.s II..Bran . BURLESQUE. Mats DBlly, livening. . ,- ? .?.?... i. MISS JULIA ROBBINS TO BE JUNE BRIDE Marriage to Lvd?? ?ioyt Will Be Held in St. George's Church. WAS DEBUTANTE TWO SEASONS AGO Wedding of Miss Williams and Mr. Terry Set for June 1 in i>t. Thomas's Church. M m J*; la S/, Ral i |0 ? erbose eng igemenl ? i.n an noon? ed. win i ? j..,,.-. ?? ,., g fjeoi ge'e.? . ? 31 sssnt 8 ?? The wedding will be i imall one limited to relatl es ai : thai?? v\..i i taras reception efterwerd at the liom?; of the Ide'e ps la, Mr, and M:s. Jiiiinn W. Robblne, Ko, 33 ?:ast Tith street M u I. ob ? ?i i iras ntrod ? ed ? in .lui.* a II !, al .i ? ? | ? n b) h? r moth, r at Bh? ??' ? has taken part in the perforn i e Junior Leaa ?? ?very year since her ? ? en i has also appeared In i numbei of other charitable entertainments. She is a granddai ?- I nf th? late Hugh .i- Jewett, once president of 'i.?* Krie p.a. roed. Mr. Il ?y| la a son of Mr. and Mra. Gerald Livingston Hoyt, of No. H East Ktb itreet if?* ?*... ?-.r-t.i :.ar?-d from Yale, class 'OS, and is a mem ber of the Knickerbocker, Rs guti ami Tennis and other dobs. He ?aa se retai for two years to Ambassador Whitelaw Held in London Mr, and Mra. J.?.n-.?-s n Taylor, of No. M East Mth street, have taken an a part re- st at the St. Regis for the spring. M?s Constan *e Williams daughter ?f Mr. and Mis. Wald ron Williams, will he RU tried June 1 io lohn T. Terry, Jr. in St. Thomas's Church. The ceremony win re? followed hy a reception at the homa of the bride's parrnts, No. 17 West 4?th sireet. David Wacstaff will ?ne a dinner for the Hot->n: CI ih '.o-nlRht at his lion??. No. M West Hd BtreeL H?. will give a talk about hi? Uiokn on angling. Miss Bliss W. Ladew, who is to he mar? ried to Wllllum Russell '?race on April IS at Blstoore, her country place at ?jten Cove. T/Ong Islsnd, will have for her at* tendai.:.-? MISS Hilda Holmes, who will be the maid of honor; Miss Anne Wall, a coijiln: Miss Mildred Poor, Miss Mal Pun? ?an Watson. Miss Maude Qwynne Bhep h??*d, Miss Mary Cutting CuiBBOCk and M -? Alle Richaid. Miss Juliana Chitting ?fire another of? her th#a dansants yeaterday at the St. Kegiv Thoae present Included Mrs BtuyVQSOnt Pleb, Mrs ?"louverneur Kott right. Mr. and Mrs Rohert K. To!. Mr. and Mrs. A. Gordon Norrie, Miss Bell ?turnee and Dudley Carleton. ?'nun' von Bernstorff. the rje-man Am haa.sad?-.-. 1.= at th?* Ult/.-'.'a' Hon. He Will return to Washington to day. Mr. an?! Mr?. B. H. Flnvd-Jones have srrlvsd m t?"*n from Massspequa. Long Island, and are at the St. Re?,'i<. Mr and Mra Rohert C Prit* n an.i Ed Ward I?. Pruyn, *'ho were at the St. Rcgts for a few daya, returned to Albany sea ferday. Mr. and Mrs. Geirge If Hull, 'i . will spend the spring at their pla?e at Short Hills. X. J. Mr.?. J. Kdaar B'ill will -rive a dinn?r to-morrow right at her honee, No. 34 ? ?ramer.-y Park. Mr and Mis. William D Sloanc Will ?all on April T for- Kurone, where they will remain for two months Misa Josephine ?..?horn, daughter of Professor and Mi?. Hear* Palrti.;?! Os l ?>: n. will arrive from Europe 'he latter I art of this month Mra I.'iclen Hamilton Tyng ertll Ri\e a th? dansant this ?afternoon a' her i \?>. ?. Hast Bath street, for Sewell Te * T.* up. The gu^st-i will include some of ths debutantes of next season and ?"in.* of Mr. Tjrg's schoolmates at Groton SchooL Th? l.ia* flw this season of the cup*-?" ? lances orirani.-ed by Misa Plorence V. Iioane will take place tO-nlgbt at the Waldorf Astoria. The Rev Pr. Per.-*. Btlckney '.?->??: ertll d'live? the last of e series of Lenten lectures this mnrn-.r.c fit the home of Mis-; ?.race ffllkce, No. is Washington Square North. Mrs -v Maaters MacDonelt ? h s?'? -? rlnn'r to-night at her horn?, No. II East ?3d street. COUNTESS FAINTS AT GRAVE Ex-Wife of Nelson T.aylor Pays First Visit to His Tomb. I Tel?starti to The ? South N'oruaik, Conn., March 25.? (??? unteSS AHettS Anne .!?? i'arrlcr?* d'Krgiou, who left her rich American husbend, Nelson Taylor, on th?-*, groun.J that the Orcek Catholic Church ?Jid not reiognize their marriage, and th?*n ?'-.v?? vanle the wif?- of CkmStSnttoS '?'Krglou, u member of the Russian nobility, paid her first visit to-day to the grave of Nelson Taylor, who committed ratclde when she deserted him. She was over? come by emotion, and after placing s , ;u?4ter of hyacinths on the grave fainted. Annie Hedmaa, waitress in n res? taurant here, BC'-ompanied the COOBtess to the cemetery and BSSlated her to rli?-? restaurant when she had r- < -. red. The counte-fs COllSpsed atain In th. restaurant and had to be h? Iped io the train. Arrange for "The Miracle." William Paversham i? arranging With Herr Karl VoHmueller, of Berlin, to pro? duce the OpectaC ilar ii, lele drama. * Th? Miracle." here at the beginning ?,f nest season. The I?ondon production will be brought over Intact, and the cathedral setting reproduced. Tl ei*?> win he a lar^? cas! >?' principals, and several thousand supernumeraries Humperdinck's acore vv III he gtl en by an on bee! I.? ??! ' ?" pie ? AN ENGAGEMENT. 1 '? -i.i 'I I ? 1 r!!?";!!?? ? *..rr. -;?? .n-!?-nt I Montelalr IS J . Mm I - Uwounee? ."t-t ? ha i i ? ? n m ?]?? of ths sngagemenl .i Mi.-.-- -:i".iiii.i Klngstury, daughter of Mi end Mrs Frederick ?? Klnssbury. o! Orange Road, to Paul <'. Root, ol Cl?i ?.1-11..1 FREDERIC MISTRAL. FREDERIC MISTRAL DEAD Provencal Poet of "Mireille" Fame Was 84 Years Old. Msrseillea, March .;> Fr?d?ric Mis? tral, the celebrated Proven.ai poet, died here to dav in his eighty-fourth year In 1101 Mistral divided the Nobel pr!-.e for literature with Kchegaray, the Span? ish dramatist. Mistral was a friend of Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, to whom he .;? dlcated a poem in 1.01. Fr?d?rie Mistral, the Proven?;?! poet, ? ? oro it Malllane, Pooches du-Rhono, on September S. IMS, the son of g vvell ? peesanl When be was nine ?.-ears old he vv.t.s sent i" a ?mall ?ch?..?l. where hi ?.is not very content, because he was BhUt In from the BUtdOOr life he had M. n?? became fond of his ho.-i<s, however. ! after ha bad learned i?itm and ?.reek h? devoted hin it entirely for many yootn to the Bi idy of Virgil and Homer Neaving ?chool :n 1147, he returned to Malllane, but be ?oon found that the farm did not satisfy him, and tl? wnt to A'x. ". ? ? ? . . beg? it to atudj law, Ii *I ? be began to publish his poems. His suc ? h was so marked that he decid? i not to fellow t?.? practica of law, bul to ta ? up literature instead, ills mo-- kamoua poem, "Mireille," the best work of all the Provencal school, was pubii?hed In ISM, It was a picture of Proven?al life, cus? tom?, character and legenda and has BSI '?' of the attributes of an epic. Mistral its* er used ths French language, e\.ent In translating hi? own works. ??Urging to his native Proven?al, the dla !e?-t ?>f the troubsdors, of the old kingdom of Provence and <^f "Aucasstn ar.d Nico lette." He could have become a member of the French Academy, but preferred rus? ticity. When the Nobel prise wa.? award? ed to him he was at first Inclined not to a. ept th? m m?) Later he did accept It. ' but bought with It an ancient palace to be used as a Provencal museum. Mistral In hi? life and habit? was SV?f the peassi t I(e area content to live In a ISS with on? floor and an attic. No poet in all of Prance was better known, exeent only Edmond Ro?fand, and few have been more oniversslly admired. THE REV. JOHN M. ATHISON. Pittsburgh March 25 -The Rev. John M. Athlaon, eixty-seven >eais old presJ dent of the United Presbyterian Boerd of I non. an?! for the last sixteen years paat * of the Parnassus : nlted Prasby tcrlsn Church, ?livl In a hospital here to .).?; He ?era? I ?>rn In < ?hlo and gradu? al?.! from the Xenla Theological Sem Insry. Dr. Athlaon served as moderator of the Pittsburgh Svnod of the United Presbyterisn Church In UM, and Isst v ear v BJ I acted i M ltd. nt "f the ! cation Board of the General Assembly. AMERICAN VIOLINIST GIVES RECITAL Francis Macmillan Gives a Good Account of Himself. Audience? like thst of isst evening at ?"arnegie Hat!, where Prends Macmllien tal of ?iigrifle-i chars '-* suggest th? frequent excess of the eup ply of music In New Tork ever the de. mend. Mr Mscmillsa I? no ?tranger la concert ruurm, though he bsa been absent for some little til a, and if he has not yet attained tti?* loftiest l?vela of hi? art he has often proved his worth at i to be taken seriously, til? Programm t night ? sa ?ufl rtentl] attractive i to win attention, on? WOUM have said, ? " wa? rea." 1 ? _ I? friug at the constdersbl? gstherlpg in the big hail, that resort hsd been taken to meth? od? more i thsi Stable to <?b tain many of the auditors. This is fin reflection upon Mr. Mr? in|l lrns powers, <?r upon what he played; the truth 1?, and most ooncertgoera know it idy, thai very few musical affair?, outside of those b ?ubectipttoi series, can draw en; considerable monet?r. - port. The ticket-buying public In thia ? Ity Is relatively small, exept for the kings and ?ri? ens of the mush .?. art. and if too many candidate? enter th? held thetr respective apportlonmsnts must dwindle. Returning to ti ?? occasion in hand, Mr. Macmllien g.?ve -?_ t,ifi r,e?r. ?,nd what he ??if. red waa warmly received The H..n?iei .? i In K major, which opened ths programn a, n it most effective in it? ?low movement Blnce this Americsn violinist, like most other artists of to-day. is most at home in must?- of our own time. It was not surprising that the MBymphoole _e pa_pote" of Pierre T*tlo enilsted his bert efforts "vit Macmlllsa'a work ii.ro was competent throughout, and now and again it show.-d B sensitiveness to shsdea of musical eapreeolon that helper* to win deserved app'ause. In this Composition trie se-nod ??:'' third movements were, as i omitted, leaving the first, the fourth an?l the final and ?ffectlv? rondo. Th? vtot?risfa t..ne ?rai pura sad his phrasing intelligent Ha i i? developed along fortunate lines The organ si oompanlmenl to the p?v,?n. teenth Csnturj chaconn? of G ivannt Bat* usta "?it.in. famous .is an early master of the Cremona school, was not happy, though Mr. Bealej. a h<? p':,\e.i u, mad? o?t of ii a group of four lighter piece? ended th? liai Mention should b? : id? ?>f the excellent planoforti .? eon?? panlments of Bgmucl Chotslnoff, TICKETS RETURNED TO HIM TENFOLD High School Pupils Shower Otto H. Kahn with Thanks for Opera Gifts. "<*ast year opera tickets upon the high schools and they ahall be returned unto you tenfold." That was the experience of Otto H Kahn, Who gees EAsO worth to boya and girls during the winter, and in return was tivited to an "appreciation convention" It. the Washington Irving High BBtMOt yc?terday. and showered -with twenty thousand red, white and bfoe tickets ad? mitting him t?i "the lasting gratitude of representatives of the schools of New York " All the girls who cc-ilii get seats and I good many more crowded Into the school's "municipal theatre" t?> witness the cere? mony, l?irl ushers. Sddreootng hltn as "Mr. Opera House Kahn," BOSted the visitor OH the platform, whereupon heroines ?>f the operp.s marche?! past and laid trophies at his feet, a ds presented him with a .creen paper lotus leaf O?r men gnve him a rasa Bruahtlde left him a trifle of a spear six. feet long, and Ma? gttertte her pearla. I.aat of all. a girl, mounted a atep !ad?ier ba.-k of Mr Kali:-, and showere?! him with "thank you" tickets. Mr Kahn made a brief speech. In wht< he told the guie that the music bwer who tiouKht a CS-oent tl<-Wet to the opera and went there with mind mid sot:! open gained more than "the mllllonalre'a wife who vawnej In her box." DIES.AT COMRADE'S GRAVE One Veteran Dead and Another Paralyzed at Funeral. Pultvel.1. Tcnn. Miir?-"*! ".', A? the body, of ii. (\ Biles, an nged Confederate ve ' eran, was being lowered Into its grave ! near oonway, Tenn . veste-lcv Riles a CrlSBd and neighbor. R. 'P. ?'hambare, t also a veteran, d-opped dead near ths coffin. The .shock proved to?-> much for en other nelKhbor, Henry H Ree?-e, a thirl vet<--ran. who wa.s carried from the SP"' suffering from a pnralvtic ?troke. FREDERICK CHARA. (Fr<*>m It? Trlh'jne Cb*TCSP0Bdaal ' Montdair, n. .1., March ::. ?Vaderleh O'Hare, father of Th?->mns t.'Hara. ?e * '"larv for I?epre?ventatIv e Kdwanl <B Townsend. died to-dav at his home. N'.> 34 Lexington avenue, after a ion,* Illness from Stomach trouble, Mr. ??'Hnra was for a BBmber of years a memher of th'? Montelatr Police Department He had lived here thlrty-Sve >e.u?i Resides his wife, Mr. O'Hiira lenves three BOBS and a dnugh'i r HARRY MAULE CROOKSHANK. Monte ?'ario, Mar, h SI Harry Uaulc Crookehenk, formerly British Conti II of the Public Hebt In Egypt, Sled here to-dav.a?ed sixty-five v?-?irs. Mr ? i sl n h married in lift Emma Walravea .laughter of ?Major ?samucl Comfort, i New v orh OBITUARY NOTES. a H. UNDBRW? '"!', as senger ?raffle mnn.if-er of th? Ne?. ? 'entrai lines St Chicago, lied * tei ???< ' Mr. Und? rwood was In th" service ? New Voric .'entrai aystem f.? ii.? was general Beatern passeng? for the Michigan Cant? ?i Railroad Buffalo from IMi t?. IBIS. The fUn? will he htid on Baturdai at Roch? where he was bOTfl In UBI THOMAS VICTOR AOENB, for BMB* >ears a well known shoe manufa? of Newark. 1s dead a? hie home, No North ?.rove street. Pa?t Orange, fro.n heart disease. Ile leav. s s'\ cfa Idrei wir.r-TAM DORSCH, iTdgMy rears ? I a retired shoe n i fact sr and r? of Newark for mo-e than half Cent <he?I yesterday at his hon-e, No 1 2 Ne ? ton street. TH1 RI'?'. OR HENRI H. '? eighty-one years old, died yesterday ai his home In J.ca\er, Penn. He was a Reformed Presb> terlnn pr'a-her and fot mer president of Geneva Collaga si Besver DIED. Hingee, Virginia R. rjedoui Hettte '. W. Hayes. Alice W. Morse Gwendolyn. I.Rl'dlaw. Walter Sampson. Mary M Lawrence, v.. H W. Rhlland, Andrew Lawrence. Phebe C. Vanderveer M E I D1NQEE At Atlantic I it s .ddenly of pneumon?a, on Sunday, March 23 vlrginis R " beloved wlfs o?* Wlllum .i i. : f*i i ;?* n f : .u lervices ertU be I i * at the chapel of St. Bartholomew'! Church, Madison av>, between (Sd an. 44th at?. on i-'i -'i . March T,, at '. : HATES M Newark. S -T . on Monda*. Mai.ii '..',. AH?*?? woodmannee Hayes daughter of tl a late David \. ??? ?i ? arc Ins i> Hayee Funeral asevieee will b< i eld at her late- home, No. M ?Crashing ton Pia'*.-, Newark, N. .1 , on Th at half past 2 o'clock. LA If ?LAW Walter Laldlaw, a dire "?' end secretary of ov- tnternatloi Steam Pu * ? apei - * .???d.-?\ morning, Merch -?? Interment i Ii '..!,:". LAWRENCE H : Idei * og Mor .? . March 23, 1914. Alletta p W L * n ? wife of Charles ??V. La? 1er of the ia?e Dr. ? hartes B Warring end Katherine L Wsri Ing, of Pougl keepate, N. v. funeral s? - it he late residence. N". 237 Eas? New Ifors et S p m., tVedneadey. March '.' -? ee at N II i g| .... ? \. v . t rsday, Ms 24 ??? 2JO i r ?.. Tram leal * .; ??.?ai-id < entra. I'.IO a. m. LAWRENCE At her residence, No N Eas! 17th st, Nee ?fort o? Bunday e-.i-r og, March :2. 1914, Phebe ''ar??line. w ??low of Samuel Lawrence and dauKh t-r of the late Henry Cotheal, in it.? ???it!, vear of h?*r efe. F I ?' -? ' Will "he held a? St .laines'- ' >? Madison eve and Hst st.. on Th March -?. I91i at I* noon. Inte a at W'oodlawri Otiietery. LKDOUX?OB Mar.-h *'. BM eft? brief nines?, at Rooeeve t lloapiu > r.rk City, Hattle L. WU Ian s, ??'.'? ! iguatus I>. l/edoux. Pu?era ?rill he held at the re? ? !?? ? brother-in-law, M West '?? Friday, March 27, al 11 o'clock i i ment at ' ?.n enlei e of tlu I MORSE At ?he Pree 4tal. .,-? \\ e .- ? sdaj Mai - . ijwei daughter of George R M Morse Puneral sert it 1 oC the Interceealon, Broadway and li?th si . to-da] at Z p. m. BAMP80N Suddenly at WeetfleM, N J Mary Mason Sampson, beloved wife of w ii tarn 11? Ss lu r late ? ?l nee f>: Proapect street Weatfleld, S .1 Puneral Baturdai - * '??torment at Hillside Cemetery, Plainfleld, N. J. BHILAND Suddenly, on Tueedsy, Masch 24, IB14, Andrew Bhilend, In his Mth year l-*i.iiier?l services will be held at i??s lata residence. No. IOS Real f.Tth .?t.. Thurs iia> morning, ?March tt, at i?) o'clock. VANDERVEER \t Sea Rreeza. Pia . March 34, IBI4, Margare! B Snow, vvii.? of It Albert \ ?;ii.l?TV e?r. of *vl i.i'iv n v. Puneral aervlcee a! her late residence, N'<> I4t state sl . M bativ. Saturday eftarneoB at :; ...-lock CEMHTrKir.S. IHE WOOIU.MIN rr.MFTF.BT. itti? st. Bv Hartem T'?in ?nd by Traiiar.