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Overheard at
Hagedorns
"I am really surprised to find such a
wonderful assortment of dresses and
coats here, each prettier than the
other. I never knew of this store
before, really your prices are remark
ably reasonable."
Special for This Week
Youthful Frocks
In distinctively new modes
For Women and Misses
Specially Priced
$3975 $45 $5950 7975
Smart
Spring Wraps
original and exclusive modes?newest fabrics
Specially priced
$59.30 $79.50 $97.50 $125
Exclusive But Not Expensive
(PjERGDORF
GOODMAN
?16 FIFTH AVENUE
'Present
Day Coat Models
jeuwesse w collar
Exemplifying to a Marked
Degree the Slender
Effect so much Desired
Callot Models On View Monday
WHOLESALER
TO
CONSUMER
DIRECT FROM THE TRAPPER
BOAS
Foxes, Taupe or Brown
Foxes, Natural Blue
Foxes, Natural Black
Foxes, White - - - -
Foxes, Dyed Blue - -
Foxes, Gray Kit - -
Russian Sable - - -
Baum Marten - - -
Skunk
Hudson Bay Sable -
Gray Squirrel - - -
Natural Fitch (2-skin)
Mink
Opossum
Russian Crown Sables
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Dohnanyi, Pianist,
Gives His Farewell
Concert for Season
Player of the Fir*t Rank and
Authoritative Interpreter
of Masterpieces.
Krno Dohnanyi, composer and pianist, .
: gave his last recital of the season in
Aeolian H%11 yesterday afternoon. The
audience was of moderate size. Mr.
Dohnanyi Is not a "wizard of the key
board," but a groat artist, who con
strues the duty of a pianist to be in
terpretation of the composer and not
display of his own digital dexterity. Sen
sationalism lias risen, however, to such
a level in this ton n that no sane in
terpretation of music or dignity on the
platform commands much attention.
The conditions surrounding musical
performances at this waning of a sea
son are little short of deplorable It
might not be going too far to say that
too many people seem to be hysterically
seeking for new forms of stimulant to
take the place of those lately lost. The
: tate is dangerous to art and to artists.
The factitious excitements of recent days
cannot be continued, and when they are
no longer to be found In the concert hall
people are going to look for them else
where.
Meanwhile let it be reiterated that
; Mr. Dohnanyi is a pianist of the first
rank, a musician of fine intelligence
i and poetic imagination and aA authori
j tative interpreter of masterpiece'. Ilia
programme contained three, to wit, ;
Beethoven's "Sonata Appassionato.' and ;
his A flat sonata, opus HO, and ??ohu- I
1 nrann's "Etudes Symphonlquei*." The I
pianist was not at his best in the first !
of those, in which he seemed to be flus- j
tered for some reason and therefore
j played too many false notes and became
at times confused In his rhythm.
In the "Appassionata" he was better,
though at no time was his tone all that
should be expected from a player of his
rank. His reading of the Schumann
! number was sympathetic, broad in style,
; captivating in many of its details and
generally that of a master pianist,
though again the tone was wanting in
1 some of the more subtle shades of color
which this player used to have at his
fingers' ends. The programme was com
pleted with a group of Mr. Dohnanyl's
own shorter piano pieces.
'ANDRE CHENIER' SUNG
AT METROPOLITAN
| Crimi Sings Title Role in
Place of Gigli.
"Andrea Chenier." Giordano's opera I
Introduced this season Into the repertory
of the Metropolitan Opera House, had
its first matinee performance yesterday
afternoon. Bronchitis continued to inter
fere with the best laid plans of Maestro
Gatti-Casazza. Benlamino Gigll, the
tenor, who has become a favorite with
operagoers in his first engagement here,
was still unable to appear, and his place
j in the title role was taken by Mr. Crimi,
j who had sung the part often in Italy.
Mr. Crimi himself Is not a person of
I robust health and ever since he became
j a member of the Metropolitan company
j he has battled against threatening dis
? abilities. But despite the fact that he
! seemed physically somewhat weak he
I san-g his music creditably yesterday
afternoon. Mr. Danise repeated his un
commonly good impersonation of Gerard.
In this part this new barytone has
shown excellent qualities both as singer
and as actor, and In the third) act yes
terday afternoon he reached the summit
of the afternoon's vocal art.
Miss Muzio Is happier as Madeleine
than she is in some of her other charac
ters. She sang well yesterday and made
! the usual impression in the passionate |
: duo of the last scene. The other per- J
i sonages of th ? op?ra were presented as j
I before and the performance as a whole
I was worthy of commendation. In thi |
| evening "Faust" was given at popular j
> prices with Mme. Sundelius as Mar- j
I gverite.
KRKISLKIt GIVKS RECITAL.
Frit*. Kreisler. who lias appeared in
many concerts here this season, rave
his fourth violin recital yesterday In
Carnegie Hall before an audience which
filled all the available space. Including
many seats placed on the plstform. With
Carl LAmsoti at the piano Mr. Kreisler
; begun with Brahms's G major sonata
j an<! continued with the. sarabande.
double and couranto from Bach's b
minor sonata for violin alone, which was
followed by Tartini's "Devil's Trill." In
the list were some pieces, including his
own "Tambourin Chlnola." He was In
hln best form and played with en
thralling beauty of tone and style. Espe
cially poetic wan his delivery of the
adagio in the Hrahms sonata.
CANTOR * I ROTA IJT COHCKRT.
Oershon Sirota, Hebrew cantor from
i the chief synagogue of Warsaw, who,
; following his recent return to this coun
try after an absence of some yearn, was
heard in a concert with his daughter,
Helenn. at the Metropolitan Opera
House, gave a second concert last night
at Carnegie Hall. As at his tlrst concert,
he was assisted in certain numbers by
a choir of boys and men, led by M.
Mach^rfberg. in a programme including
rolo music by Hebrew writers for tenor
or soprano, or numbers for tenor ami
choir. Tils fine voice and Impressive
| delivery iiRain gave pleasure to a good
sized audience.
DR. MANNING ON THE THEATRE.
R istiop-e lert Will Kprilt at Vraom
Opening In Shakespeare.
Edward Vrooni and hi* Romance
I Theatre Company will open their aeason
In classic dramas with a matinee at the
Cort Theatre next Friday. Instead of
, the Sixty.third Street Theatre, as else
. where announced in to-day's Nrw York
Herald. Both theatres being: controlled
by Mr. Cort, the change was easily ar
ranged. ?\n Interesting feature of the
opening with "The Merchant of Venice"
will be the appearance of the Rev. Dr.
Willia.-m T. Manning, bishop elect of
1 New York. who. will speak from the
?!age on the subject of the theatre. Mr.
Vroom, Misa Adr'.enne Morrison and
Charle* A. Stevenson will head the cast.
ART OF AMRRICARH OW VIEW.
One hundred and fifty paintings by
' men of the Hudson River School and
twrtraits of the leader* of that branch
of picforal art, collected by John F.
Thompson of Kent Cliff, Putnam
county. N. Y.. will be exhibited
hi Keeper's Art Galleries, 12 Vesey
street, beginning to-morrow, together
with canvases from other private col
left:ons. Among the American artist*
represented are Thomas Sully, A. H.
VTyant, George Tnnesa, William Hart,
Jasper F Cropsey, George H. McCord
and Henry P. Smith, together with ex
amples of the work of Montlcelll, Ver
boeckhoven and other Furopean paint
er* The entire collection wilt be sold
oti Wednesday and Thursday
M1M R (OlliH ll,|?
Miss Marl" Lo'iise Walker, until re
cently tending woman In "The Acqtflttal. '
has been nlaylng Mias Jeanne Eaffd'N
rolf in "tn the Xight Watch" nt the
CVntur> T;i eat re <lnce |,,*t Wednesday
tli. latter being ill ind out of the cast
Calk d t'pon witli only a few hours
notice and without a full rehearsal, ah'
has been well received '? the role.
\
MISS MARION TIFFANY AND
MARTIN B. SAPORTAS ENGAGED
Daughter of Mrs. Henry
Fletcher Godfrey to Be
come Bride.
Miss Marion Tiffany, one of the best
known young women of New York and
Newport society, is engaged to wt*J.
Yesterday her mother, Mr*. Henry
Fletcher Godfrey, informed her friend*
that her daughter will be married to
Mr Martin Brown Saportas of this oity.
The wedding is to take place early in
June.
Miss Tiffany is a granddaughter of
the late Mr. and Mrs. Theodore A.
Havemejer. who for many years had
a villa hi Newport and a country place
In Mahwah. N. J., now the home of
their son. Mr. Henry O. Havemeyer.
She has been one of the most prominent
members of the younger set In society
since her introduction several years ago.
She has passed the summers in Newport
with her mother and stepfather and the
spring and autumn in Hoslyn, always
attending with <them the various out
door events in Long Island. Her only
sistei* Is Mrs. George IX. Tilton, Jr.,
who was alios Theodora Tiffany. Hai
fa ther is Mr. Perry Tiffany. Mr. Bel
mont Tiffany Is her uncle.
Mr. Saportas to a. son of Mrs. It.
Brown Saportas. His sisters are Mrs.
Frederick F. Alexandre and Mrs. David
T. L. Van Buren. Mr. George Saportas,
Jr.. is his brother. Mrs. Saportas. who
has been abroad for the winter, will
return here next month.
MISS LUCRETIA PETEES WED.
Become* Bride of lileut. fi. W,
Beasley of Entclnurt.
Miss Lucretia McClure Peters, a
daughter of the Rev. Dr. John P. Peters
and Mrs. Peters of 10 Barrow 6tre?t,
was married to Lieut. Gerald Wills
Beaaley of the British Royal Marines,
yesterday afternoon in St. Michael's
Church, Amsterdam avenue and Ninety
ninth street, in the presence of her rela
tives and a few frienda. The marriage
ceremony was performed by the bride's
father, who is rector emeritus of the
church. She was escorted to the chan
cel by her brother. Dr. John P. Peters,
.Tr.. and had only one bridal attendant,
her sister, Mrs. Willis Ward Fay of
Cambridge, Mass. Mr Fay served as
best man. and the ushers were Messrs.
Bryan F. and Frazier F. Peters, brothers
of the bride; John Adams Church, Jr.,
her brother-in-law: Alan Hall. Dariey
Randall and Frederick Glrdner. After
tlie ceremony there was a reception for
members of the bridal party at the home
of the blrde's parents. Lieut, and Mrs.
Beazley will soon sail for England. their
futuro home.
ENGAGED TO NAVAL OFFICER.
UauRrhter of Cap*. Ktttelle to Be
Bride of L,leat.-Coiu. C. E. Moore.
C*pt. Sumner E. W. Ivlttelle, U. S. N?
and Mrs. Kittelle have announced the
engagement of their oldest daughter,
Mies Anna Louise Kittelle. to Lleut.
Commander Charles J. Moore, U. S. N.
Mlsa Kittelle Is a granddaughter of
Rear Admiral Charles 1"). Sigsbeo and
a greatgranddaughter of the late Com
modore Henry H. Lockwood, the first
instructor In mathematics and tactics at
the United States Naval Academy. She
did war work with the Red Cross and
the War Risk Insurance.
Lieut.-Commander Moore is the son
of Rear Admiral Charles B. T. Moore,
U. S. N. During the war he served
with the American destroyers operat
ing in British waters.
fi A RO.V CONTENCIN.
Announcement was made yesterday by
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Joseph Contencln
of 4260 Broadway of the manias" of j
their daughter. Miss Violette Adele Con- ;
tencln, to Mr. Kennard D. Uaron las;
Monday. The couple will live at 62
Glenvllle avenue, Allston. Mass . where
they will be at home after April 4. The
bride is a granddaughter of the late
Chevalier Louis Contencln and grand
niece of the Baroness Rica de Casale.
The Chevalier was at one time the Con
sul-General in Uew Tork for the t\\ o
Slcilys Mr. Garon served in the Na
tional Guard at the Mexican border and
In the world wai saw service in tiie
ambulance corps in the Forty-second
(Rainbow) Division during the engage
ments at. Champagne-Marne, Aisne
Marne, St. Mlhiel and Meuse-Argonn<-1
and defensive sector.
SvcctaL Despatch to Thb New York Herald.
New York Hp raid Kurenu, (
Washington. I). C., Muich "?!. I
Mrs. Dorothy Williams McCombs, the
divorced wife of the late William F.
McCombs, who was for some time chair
man of the Democratic National Com
mittee, contradicted to-day a report that
she Is engaged to marry Mr. Frederick
A. Sterling:. counsellor of the United
States Embassy in Paris.
The report of ihe engagement has
been current since the recent return of
Mrs. McCombs from Europe. She i,;
stopping here with her sister. Mrs.
Joseph Lelter.
METROPOLITAN OPERA
TO AID MUSIC WEEK
MRS. W. F. M'COMBS
DENIES SHE IS TO WED
Says She Is Not' Engaged to
F. A. Sterling.
Miss Marion Tiffany.
Arranges to Give Special Mat'
inee on April 19.
The Metropolitan Opera Company will
take part lti Music Week, to be observed
in New York city and vicinity April 17
to 24, by giving a special matinee on
April 19, according to a statement is
sued yesterday by Now York's Music
Week Committee, 105 West Fortieth
street.
"Both Otto H. Kahn. president of the
Metropolitan, and Edward Zlegler, as
sistant manager, are members of the
Music Week Committee, Mr. Kahrt be
ing honorary chairman," says the state
ment. "They are deeply interested in
the abject of the observance, which Is
the extension of the influence of music
more widely among the people. It was
largely in order to permit the Metro
politan to take part in Music Week that
the date of the observance was ad- |
vanced from May 1 and fixed to fall
before the close of the opera season.
"At the Lexington Opera House the
chief contribution to Music Week will
be a Czecho-Slovak festival, with dances,
choruses and patriotic songs by the
choral societ\ of the Jan Hubs Neigh-;
borhood House. Ail the musical organi
zations of the city and suburbs are co- i
operating to make Music Week a suc
cess."
RARE FURS ITl'RE ON VIEW,
A collection of i: re pieces of furniture
and art objects w ill be placed on exhl- i
bition in Silo's Fifth Avenue Art C,al- !
lery to-morrow morning. It comprises !
the entire stock of Frank Bowles, an- ,
tlque dealer. Among the notable pieces '
are a dining room suite af Adam furni- i
ture of eleven pieces, exquisitely painted !
in a flower design. There are a high j
backed Charles II. sofa upholstered in
superb petit point, and a French writing
desk in tulip wood with ormolu mount
ings of lavish design. A genuine Dun
can Phyfe mahogany dining table is one
of the few rare \merienn pieces in the
exhibition.
Miss Mary A. Dall
To Become Bride
of Richard T. Bell
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
Dall Engaged to American
Legion Official.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Austin Dall of
1219 Madison avenue announce the en
gagement of their daughter. Miss Mai y
Austin Dall. to Mr. Richard Trapier
Bell. MiBfc Dall Is the granddaughter oT
the late Mr. and Mrs. Austin Dall of
Baltimore. _ ,
Mr. Bell is the son of Oapt. and Mra_
Paul Gervais R. Bell of Louisiana and
Is a descendant of prominent South Car
olina families. Mr. Bell served as an
officer In the army during the war and
since hia discharge from the army has
been the director of the service division
for the American Legion for the State
of New York
ENGAGEMENTS AHNOCNCBD.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Swimm of m
Jefferson avenue, Brooklyn, have an
nounced the engagement of their daugh
ter, Miss Eleanor HUliard Swlmm, to
Dr Kenneth E. Hillyer, son of Dr. and
Mrs. Ellison Hillyer of 1143 Dean street.
Brooklyn. . _ ,
Mr. and Mrs. William Hendry Wal
lace of 431 Riverside Drive gave a lunch
eon yesterday, at which they announced
the engagement of their daughter. Mfcs
Constance Berrian Wallace, to Mr. Ed
ward Wright Leavitt, eon of Mr. and
Mrs. Percy Ward Leavitt and a former
resident of Akron, Ohio. Miss WaUaoe
was graduated from St. Agatha s School
in this city. . .. .
Announcement was niade yesterday in
this city and Baltimore. Md., by Mis.
Joel Rathbone Ransom of Baltimore of
the engagement, of her daughter. Miss
Cornelia Barro'/. Ransom, to Mr. Bus
sell King Vezin of Elizabeth, N. J. Miss
Ransom Is a daughter of the late Joel
Rathbone Ransom of Albany and *rand
dauehter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben
jamin C. Barroll of Baltimore. Mr.
Vezin Is the son of the late Mr. and
Mis Oscar Vezin of Elizabeth.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Brady of
Pelham announce the engagement .
their daughter. Miss Miriam > Brad) . to
Mr. Melville A. Shauer, son of Mr.
Emil E. Shauer, of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Fisk Hendrix
of Rye have announced the e"Ka^an^e"
of their daughter, Miss Jane Hendrix. o
Knslgn John Conover Ten Eyck, Jr..
U. S. N.. son of Mr. and Mrs. John
Conover Ten Eyck of Yonkers.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter MacShane. of 116
Riverside Drive, have announced the
engagement of their daughter. Miss
Kathleen Drumgould MacShane, to Mr.
Christopher Millard of New York and
Larchmont.
LECTURE ON DEVASTATED ZONE
Georse B. Ford to Speak on Work
of Ls Renaissance Cltea.
George B. Ford, who drew the plans
for the new Rheims, will speak on the
work of L,a Renaissance des Cites at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest C.
Peixotto. 137 East Sixty-sixth street.
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Mr.
Ford, who was retained as consultant
by La Renaissance des Cites for a year
and a half, will explain the work of that
organization In aiding and encouraging
modern methods of town planning for
permanent reconstruction, and will de
scribe their plans for rebuilding Pinon
as a model for the benefit of all the
other towriB and villages of the de
vastated zones.
WED 11 YEARSt CELEBRATE.
Mr. :in'l Mrs. David W. Allan of Kew
Gardens ccle-brated their eleventh wed
ding anniversary last night. They enter
tained twenty guests at dinner at the
Kew Gardens Tnn prior to the bTack and
wiiite oal masnue.
OR. SIMONE ILL IX BERN.
Bern . March 26.?Dr. Walter Simons, i
the German Foreign Minister, who ts-j
suffering from an attack of the grippe,
arrived here to-day on the way to
Lugano. He will Apend ten days in the
latter place resting.
OA NX TO CONDliCT ORCHESTRA.
St. I^ouis, March 26.?Rudolph Ganv:
pianist, has been selected conductor of
the St. IxnJls Symphony Orchestra for ?
term of three ^ears, it was announced
to-day. Mr. Gana sucee'Js Max Zach.
who died recently
ane
ffiyant
21-23 West 38th Street
Just West of 5th Ave:
After Easter Sale
of
Spring Suits
Sizes 39 to 56 Bust
Offering a large variety of high grade Spring Suits that slen
derize for Stout Women at tremendous reduction*
Extra Special
42 Suits in Tricotine, All Wool Men's Wear Serge and
fine quality English Tweed, smartly braid
trimmed, beautifully tailored, richly silk lined. Belted models,
others can be worn with or without belts. A remarkable value.
SPECIAL
39
.75
Suits
Of eicellent quality Tricotine ?nd
Men'* Ww Serge, tome tailored
model*. Other* hand*omely emb'd.,
N?vy or bl*rk. Redwtd to
59
.50
Satin Wrap
Suitable for all figure*. New
draped collar and trimmed Man
darin *leevw. I .inrd with silk
foulard. Extra Special I aluc
59
.50
.V.9.75
Suits
Of Tricotine and Poiret Twill.
The high grade tailoring make* a
wonderful value for the di?crim
inating woman. Reductd lo
75
.00
24 FIFTY-SEVENTH STREfcT WEST
Special Offering
French Hand-Made Lingerie
A limited quantity of recently imported
Lingerie at most attractive prices. Lovely
examples of delicate French handicraft all
taken from our regular stock
Chemises
Straight and Envelope Chemises ot a fine
quality batiste, hand-drawn, embroidered,
and trimmed with lace
5.00 7.00
Heretofore to 13.50 Heretofore to 16.75
Drawers
A limited quantity of hand-made batiste
drawers, embroidered, lace trimmed and
hemstitthed
3.75 5.50
Heretofore to 6.75 Heretofore to 11.50
Qoums
Batiste gowns of a lovely quality exquisitely
embroidered, with dainty hand-drawn work,
and some trimmed with real Valenciennes lace
8.75
Heretofore to 21.50
May be bad in solid colors or; with
suede trimming on straps and collar.
Same model with Baby Louis heel.
Special Offering
fhis charming model is shown in
Black Satin, Brown Kid, Black Kid
and Tan Calf.
Also White Kid and Patent Leather
with suede back
Qiieen Quality modes reflect an atmosphere of orig
inality and exchislveness. displaying in every line and
curve those distinguishing touches that appeal to fastidious
femininity. ??????
Charge, Accounts Invited Mail Orders Filled
/I UR Spring Creations are in
stantly distinguished by their
incomparable Cachet and Youth
ful Loveliness. Gowns, Suits,
Frocks, Hats and Blouses.
Prices Surprisingly Modest
67% FIFTH AVENUE at St
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w York < J- ljsbF
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'AMaxonian for Life'
~rr AST week. ? patron bought a dress at
1/ Mason's, and?reluctantly??he paid u?
$89 for it.
Two ?Jay. la tar ?he noticed the ? deniica' dre<?
?a duplicate?ia the window of a fashionable
Fifth Avenue Shop. Guest what their price was
?$275! This incident has converted our ;>*tron
into "A Maxonmn for Life," as she put it.
bo now yonll know what we mean when we
say: "Two Unusual Co*fume* at the Usual
Price of One"?or one at half cost.
Dresaea?Suit*?Wrap??Coats
$24 to $139
JSS7 9?roactvcq/, Cbr. 48*(St
Ono flight up-- fjlpvnfor or f!t*lrwj>iy.

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