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' THE WASHHTGTOlSr TIMES? THUKSDXI? 3TTGT 187 -1918. 12 1 Dulcet harmony, borne on the zephyrs of springtide. The flutter of the new born leaves on erst while barren boughs. White. Nearer, nearer still, the tide of music seems to come; There's something like a human voice and something like a drum. Holmes. music, i 'frffij?, i t s? ZACH AGAIN LEADS ! SYMPHONY OF THE 1 ST. LOUIS SOCIETY EX. UOUiM. Jnly M. The St I-onls gjluplioor -Society tb coming season -Win filvw the usual nftren pairs of Jjmiihogy concerts on Friday after Boons end , Saturday nights, and fcneuly Sunday popular concerts. The mason -Kill open -with a popular con cert on Sunday, November 10. , Besponm from supporters of the orchestra. In the renewal of their sToarsnteo fund subscriptions has Jbeeajreater than in any preceding year. Afthough. $15,000 still remains to be-faised. the committee believes JO money H be readily secured. ye r 7--b, conductor, was re- JsasageA 3y nnanlmous vote of the .jeommlttee. A great many changes Sn conductors of other symphony f Notol JlKq Final Achievement y F t -WfeffC. &FfflF&4WMtff Enters the field with a new method of re production. The Utona, a real iensation, plays AELrecords, at their BEST plays them as they shouldjbe played. Before buying any phono graph? . HEAR THE BRUNSWICK Prices, $32.50 to $1,500 Knabe Warerooms, Inc. 1222GSt.N.W. n v . 'Vv a , M.4730 a XPZCtAUSTS M 'cCj.DeXOU J-UEimJL T fesfungioa-s AEOLIAN HALL-Twelfth and G Streel Steinway &fl Weber Pianolas Ttie Aeotion-lbcalions? 'slHMHSL. I bsssssssssssEbsssssV?3bsObVS: bsssssssssHUbsbbbbVIiI' aSzSfwt f HKflMbiHl ' &ssssV9V ft Player Piano Song RoUs Three Hits. "Indanola'' (Fox Trol) ...85c "Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land" (Fox Trot) 85c "If He Can Fight Like He Can Lc-, Good Night Germany," (one step) -..-. 85c Special Bargains in Traded-in Pianos. Player-Pianos and Phonographs for Friday. orchestras are being made this year, and this led many to believe that Zach might be replaced. After care ful consideration by the executive committee and a canvass of most of the leading backers of the orchestra. It was found to be the unanimous opinion that the orchestra has made such splendid progress under Zach's dlreetion that a change would be un wise. Unlike several other orchestra leaders, Zach's Americanism has never been questioned. His citizen ship was completed In 1900, his wife was born In America, and he now has one son fighting with the American forces in France and another under going training at an officers' training camp. Manager Arthur J. Gaines, who has just completed his sixth season with' the orchestra, was also re-engaged. Michel Guslkoff will also again oc cupy the chair of concertmaster. Mr. Gaines said few changes would be made in the personnel of the orchestra except to OH the vacancies caused by enlistments and the draft. Ellis Levy, first -violin, and Frank Kellenberger and David Bittner, Jr.. have gone Into the service already, and some more of the younger mem bers of the orchestra may be called during the summer. One bis Idea t swre wnest eat potatoes- ?jrft& . PLAVEn PIANOS TiT exxoxs s.Sfnu LeGO Nn This Aeolian Vocalion $175 SI 0 down and $10 per month This beautiful Aeolian Vocalion is one of the bast selling models. It is, in deed, the phonograph su preme. It nlavs all makes of disc records, and being eauiDDed with the exclusive cmrfnola fnn(".rnnfrnl vmt gift- --.- ...w ..... w, jwu VJcan play it yourself. Other Models at $50, $70, $115 Up MUSK A AN AID TO 0. K. IN THEORY Of what are you thinking when you are sitting for your photograph? Does your facial expression represent a pleasant, reposeful mood? Would the performance of agreeable music during the process of picture taking affect the character of your portraUf Emma Roberts, the American con tralto, recently recommended this theory to a photographer. "Tour theory's all right. Miss Rob erts," the photographer told her, "but it dldn"t work. A person's got to have intelligence to apply it. When you suggested having music, "way off. In my photograph gallery to In spire the sitters and change their ex pression to what they'd like to see themselves look like, I put In a talk ing machine right away. That's a great Idea of yours and I could just see myself drawing all the portrait work In the city to my studio. But I nearly lost what clients I had." "Imposslbler exclaimed Miss Rob erta. "I am-ure my auggesUon was a good one." Blames tke Woman. "It was Betty's fault," growled the maker of pictures, standing the con cert star against a tapestry back ground. "Betty doesn't know any- he swished a drapery In place; "nor abont human nature, eitner. ae Jerked his camera viciously. Ob viously, music had not brought har monv to that studio. The photographer poked his face back of the camera, but his voice trickled peevishly through Its aper ture. , "A bride and groom came In from some village not on the map and wanted their pictures taken together. Ton know how they looked faces shining with soap and happiness, hair slicked down on the man and kinked ud on the woman. "Well, if Betty had only started up the wedding march It would have maUe those stiff, shy things forget their strange surroundings and have filled their faces with tender retro spection and smiling anticipation. Old she do It? No! Just as I got them to untangle their feet and act natural here comes squawking. 'What Is Home Without a Mother!' ana mat bride's face fell flatter than a pan cake. She had a picture of her mother weeping about her and of a mother-in-law waiting at the new front door. That bride just stiffened up, gTltted her teeth, and went through the picture. It was some picture, believe me! "Growing Old," Too True. "Then Betty had no more sense than to play "Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes' for a cross-eyed girl, whose defect was her constant trial, and the Ill-directed glare of those eyes nearly burned through the dra peries on either side tnis stuaio. Ana as if that wasn't enough. I had Just posed Mrs. , the great phi lanthropist, you know, who is fat and elderly and wants people to think that she is still an exponent of youth, when Betty utterly disregarded my in junction to play a sprightly, youth ful, springlike melody that would bring a sweet, young expression Into Mrs. 'b face, and broke out with "Darling. I Am Growing Old.' "Mrs. hopped up and de clared that Bhe never could stand canned muclc. anyhow, and she was ail upset by that appalling racket. So, she wouldn't compose herself; she'd come some time when the studio was quiet and she could hear herself think." PLAYING BY MEMORY IS CALLED MERE FETISH "If there is one convention In music more stupid than the average 'conven tion Is likely to be. It is the one which practically forbids a soloist at a public conceTt to play with notes," says the Boston Transcript. "Many a pianist who longs to ex tend his repertory does not do so be cause he finds it difficult and a slow process to memorize even a part of the music his audiences expect of him the following season," says the writer. "Why, In the name of heav en, does he not take his music with him. and have It before him when he plays? This business of remember ing everything Is simply a fetish. If A can play without his music and memorizes quickly, by all means let A do so. " If B Is on edge without his notes, let him use them. The most beautiful piano performance, on the whole, to which we ever listened, was whm Vladimir de Pachman played the Chopin F Minor Concerto with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, some years age with his music It did not hinder him in playing: It did not hinder us in enjoying it. When a public learns to listen to an artist as well as look at him. and when the artist has learned to forget prejudice and do what is most natural for him to do In his art, the memorizing buga boo will be done away with." MOTHER LETS CHILD BEG TO BUY LIBERTY BOND NEW YORK, July I& Mrs. Aneta Bernat. the wife of an ambulance driver, pleaded guilty In special ses sions yesterday to permitting her daughter. Ida, fourteen, to beg money in the street. Mrs. Bernat said the girl had become 111 and morose be cause she did not have money to sub scribe to the third Liberty loan, and that in order to obtain the money she had consented to a schema for aoc- PHOTOGRAPHY BOY VIOLINIST BRINGS CAPTURE OF 1,600 BOCHES Spurred to heroic achievement by love of country, Paul Iogolevltch, a Russian Jewish boy has become an International hero. His greatest fense music and by this means he suc ceeded In winning the praise and dec orations of the late imperial family of Russia. , Also he won the confidence of Rus sian officers of the highest rank, and threw German officers so comf.etely off their guard that he penetrated their lines, discovered Important military secrets, and paved the way to a de cisive and important Russian victory. Paul, who Is but sixteen years old. was one of the youngest soldiers of the great war. At the time he donned the Russian uniform he was but twelve years old. He Is at present in New York engaged as a speaker by the national service section of the Emer gency Fleet Corporation, and, as he puts It himself, "willing and anxious to serve America in any way possible nd to serve his own country." Story Like Fiction. The story of Paul Iogolevltch reads like a romance It is almost Impossible to beliere that a boy so young has been able to accomplish so much. "It Is to my violin that I owe my success," be says. "Without It I could have done nothing." Yet after talking with this young soldier for an hour one realizes the precocity of his mind, his ability to see deeply Into things, and recognizes the born strategist. After finally succeeding In being ad mitted Into the army, he was about to be sent home, when It was discovered that he Was a violinist of ability, and so pleased were the officers with his playing that they decided he could stay with them, at least unUl be was able to produce official proof he was enlisted. First Distinction. It was whlfe in this position that he achieved tils first distinction a deed that resulted in the capture of an Im portant position and 1.600 Germans. The "A couple of years ago I was In vited to a contest of athletic sports up at the grounds of the New York Ath letic Club at Travers Island," remark ed Lucy Gates, the noted American coloratura soprano, recently. "It, was a joyous experience and one long to be remembered but it left me sad. "I was Just back from Europe, and as a result was intensely American. I had felt that as an American who had made good abroad I would be re ceived with eclat. I was not. And the longer I was here the more it was brought home to me that I would not be not because I wasn't making good, I was: but because I was an American. That placed me on the handicap list. While all about me were foreign, so-called, artists, who would not have received toleration in their own country, making the big ap pearances I craved and to which I ielt I, was entitled. "And then I went up to the athletic meet, and there I saw that the justice which was denied to Americans In the great and Important field of artistic cnterprUe was amply, abundantly, given to them in the negligible field of athletic endeavor. Here the spirit was 'Well, if that foreigner can "put It over" us, we want to see 1L It was the true American spirit I had dream ed of. "But times have changed; the war has made us realize our resources, yes, even our artistic resourcs, and value them proudly. Nowadays when I step out on the stage I no longer have to fight down that atmosphere of toleration which formerly made me want to run away and cry. Instead of coming out smilingly and giving of my best. And in the triumphs which have come to me nothing has thrilled me so much or been a more forceful Incentive than the fart that I. an American, was running my race equal ly with the big foreign artists, ana that Americans were backing me up. I am sure It Is much the same feeling that our boys In France have when they hear that the Liberty loans have gone 'over the top." MAKING TOWNS MUSICAL URGED BY MAUD POWELL "It makes such a difference If there Is a leading thought In a town." siys Mood Powell In the Musical Observer. "Even one rerson can do so much. Just suppose you went to stay In urn' little place, quite aslclp on the suDjeci or music You would at once do some thing to sUr them up. It mijhr be a very simple thing at first You might only call some of the people together once a weeic to listen to phonograph records. Thn you mlKht start a Utue music club, and lerorc long you would suggest ha'ing a few artists come during the season to play and sing for them. "And so the good work begins and goes on. The artists need not be of the highest or most expenVve, many of the humbler sort are doing splend.d work in Just this way They are fill ing the great need the need to mt!.e the people know and love good music" Patmtoeu are a native American crop, don't let the Germans beat tu at our own came. Ther are eating mm A TS TAIN 1H NBA REAM objective was a village. Russian ob servers reported that it was impossible of attainment because It was guarded by a battery of heavy artillery and naturally defended by a bog. Young Iogolevltch offered himself as a volunteer spy and the command ing officer told him that he could go on a tour of espionage and learn Just how accurate the reports of the aerladl observers had been. Remov ing his uniform and putting on citi zen's clothes the boy made his way to the village. Able to speak Ger man fluently, he passed himself off as a Baltic German whose home had been destroyed. He told them too, that he was a violinist. The German officer. Immediately procured a violin for him, and for three evenings he entertained them and gained their confidence. It was then that he overheard some officers say something about making ten more cannon the next day. This aroused his suspicions. He made an investigation of the big guns and found that ther were wooden and camouflaged. He also found that the Germans had a passage through the bog. Gets Romanoff Decoration. Making his way back to his own army he reported his findings and begged that action be taken. Tne Russians obtained their objective with the loss of but one man, while all the Germans were killed or cap tured. At the outbreak of the revolution this young soldier was made a com mander of college police, but when the Bolshevik! gained supremacy he left Russia for Japan. He gave sev eral concerts In that country, ap peared In Honolulu and arrived In San Francisco about five months ago, He arranged a concert tour here, and also volunteered his services to play for the benefit of the Red Cross. It was through the Red Cross that he came to the National Service section of the emergency fleet cor poratlon and to his desire to give his entire time and talents to pa trlotlc work. . CHILDREN EASILY Mustr has the. same power to re lieve the mind that the "movies" have and, more than that, you can take and carry the music In your mind and hold It for a longer time than you can the memory of the "movie" picture. Educators abroad say that it is very difficult to keep the children off the streets in war times,- when their fathers are in the army and their mothers carry so many extra burdens. A little real music played anywhere at once attracts the chil dren, and Its power Is strong enough to keep them near a piano for hours at a time. There Is one Teal danger, how ever, and that is the lady who can play a few pieces and who thinks that she can earn a little extra money by giving cheap lessons In war time. The lessons of such an unprepared person are the worst things that could be given. Good lessons or none at all should be the motto. All teachers know this, but the parents af large do not, and It is up to every teacher to spread the new idea by speech and also through their local papers. CONVALESCANTS LIKE MUSIC. WATERLOO. Iowa, July It Mildred Williamson, who is In France with the American Red Cross Military Hospital No. 1, writes friends here telling how the American soldiers crave for music while convalescing, and how much they want phonographs. A number of Red Cross workers in Waterloo are getting subscriptions, and the money will be sent Miss Wllliamsson to buy a phono mnli and records for the hosnltal fit which she Is stationed. Closed All Day Saturday V w ICTOR That are in tremendous Secure them tomorrow -. (Hello Central, Give Me 1B49 jjiy Belgian Rose WON BY MUSIC AS NFLUENCE N WAR (A New Accordion Dance Record by Pietro ) War Ballad Medley Fox-Trot Eclipse Medley One-Step ..) . (Keep Your Head Down, Fritzio Boy J 18467 what arc You Goinir to Do to Help the Boys?) OA-1 A Stirring Patriotic Song by Harry Lauder.J 701ZO From the North, South, East and West" ) "f itl MntiiT- nt Minr". 64778 j A Wonderful Record ffe (Angels Ever Bright and 74559 hv Ajma GlucTc 5,000 Other Victor Records For Your Selection. Records Shipped by Parcel Post Safe Delivery Guaranteed. Van Wickle Piano Co. Successors to the F. G. SMITH PIANO CO. rZJZr 1217 F and Players T I FUTURE PITTSBURGH. JnlrlS. Came a let ter from William C. Carl, saying, "Joseph Bonnet will be In your town at 7:20 Wednesdar mornlnsr and he wants to buy your breakfast." There is no sucn nour on a musician a ciogk as 7:20 ln the morning, so we set our Big Ben to find It. Very mucn later we cranked up our Elizabeth of Michigan and met Mr. Bonnet. After the err cuna had been clear- ed away and the last canteloupe seed Drusnea up, air. iionnet saia a ' many things about the. war, and the dlers in France, but as we were all "fed-up" with the wona war, wo agreed that strife among the organ ists was fairly absorbing. Mechanically Ferfect Organs. "How do I find American organs? Mechanically they are perfect, and tonally they are excellent. There are certain manufacturers and cer tain organs that stand out pre-eminently, but on the whole there Is a tendency among your bulldersito dis regard the fundamentals of organ .mh Vai, mm l.anlnp tnn far tO ward fancy aolo stops. I would rather have one good diapason or French reed than all the 'bells' and 'harps' In the world. Harp stops are nrAttv hut ttibVa what the war board calls an "unessential Industry.' If a 'bell' or 'harp' stop takes up the room that a diapason should have, sacrifice the belL "As to organ tone, there Is no rea- mm nh. vn vtinttM nnt nave rood BUM V.. V.. ..... ..w . - w quality. You have the traditions the old Roosevelt organs estaDiisn ed them. It is rather unfortunate that soma of the contemporary builders 4iivi ,! hritAfr- In mechani cal work the .American organ is far superior to me jjrencn. ui ju know that it was a Frenchman who Invented the electric action? It Is true, and yet we have no eleqtrlc ac tions In France. I have been fight ing for years for their installation, k... witu ..A ,., Trench or .ganlsts are afraid that it will miti gate against -their tecnniqu. oome Umes I wish we were nW such a conservative profession. American Organ Musle. "Now, about American organ music: There Is a tremendous field for the native composer one that has been barely scraped. Since I nave oeen h.,k t h, vmln-1 minv comnosl- tlons, particularly those that have been In the larger forms, ana mere, it seems to me. Is your opportunity. Tii n.t Amrlnn weakness. 1 should say, was the 'Even-Slng-Tide .nnnH n thini- that Is turned out in vast 'quantities. It Is sentimental. ..i.i A ttan.llv rMlrtimua. us-ti Why do reputable organists play those things? Ana yet you Know mere certain alleged recltallsts who have Kiit n ..mit.tlrtn, "hv lust that sort of work. It is dreadfully WTong. It is wrong to write tnem, wrong 10 puo llsh them, and wrong to play them. St. Paul says we must be charitable so maybe thesevsmall pieces fill the need In your email towns llKe xiayute. Thjr ma tn be a rrouD of younger men in the East and Middle West who are trying to do serious work, and It is toward them I look. They seem to have the vision. "Why not consider the organ at mospherically, as a palette containing every color, and write for it, as does . nnff.. nuii? Tnn Vnnir the organ has the greatest ancient litera ture in the worm, it nas more mau the piano, violin or flute while much K.a Kjn Written fhri AM Still TtXBJiY new thoughts to be uttered. The organ by no means is written out, u is. If we get past thinking of It as a solo stoD Instrument and regard It in a homophonic light." H. B. G. PROFITEERS HIT VITAL SPOT, SENATE'S STOMACH It costs more today to live In Washington than In New York. A beefsteak for two can't be had for less than $1 at any butcher shop. A common plate of soup costs two bits In the Senate restaurant, right under the Capitol dome. Mere Senators, with only $7,500 a year salary, are complaining they can t afford to eat in tneir own restaurant, though the rules commit tee has "okehed ' the prices. During July and August. RECORDS demand. before the supply is exhausted. No Man's Land. .! 35c 85c 85c $1.25 $1.00 $1.50 1 by McCormack. Fair..... i Street ot Main 747. I FRENCH OR ANIS ALK ON OF AMERICAN MUSIC WANDERER WROTE HOWIE, SWEET HOME AS OPERATIC ARIA Strangely enough but few facts are known concerning the life ot John Howard Payne, dramatist and author of "Home, Sweet Home." The record states that he was born In New York citr on June 0, 1702. and while filling the position as United States consul at Tunis, he died on April 10, 1S52. He Is known to have been himself "a wandsrer" and "homeless" for many years. Portraits painted of him in young manhood show him to have possessed personal beauty In striking form. He studied for a. time at Union Col lege In New Tork, editeperiodIcals there, and in 1S09 made his debut In the same city on the stage. He lired many years in London and Paris, where he met many famous men of the day. The words to his ong, 'Bome, Sweet Home," which has stirred more human hearts than.- any lyric eer penned, was written for an operatic drama, called "Claire, the Maid of Milan." which was first produced Ir London at Corent CardenTheater in 1825. The song was first sung by Miss Tree. Its success was Instantaneous. One million copies of the song were sold shortly after It was placed on the market and brought great profits. It is said, to the publishers rather than to poor Payne. It Is not generally knows that the Closed Saturdays Din-ins July and August Ambition Is Stunted Without the Proper Encouragement If You Are Musically Ambitious Buy a Steinway Piano There's nothing in the realm of Piano forte construction that measures up in any particular to the Steinway Standard. Accustoming oneself to Steinway Tone fixes "Tone Value" correctly while the responsive Action is the greatest possible assistance to both Student and Artist alike. We'd like to demonstrate Steinways to you. A perfectly balanced stock of both Grands and Uprights. We are always pleased to arrange accommodating terms. Steinway Grands . . . .$910 to $1950 Steinway Uprights ...$600 to $880 E. F. Droop Victrolas 1300 Closed Saturday Buy Your Records Friday. Special Notice Tp Victor Record Buyers We've juit received extra supplies of these very popu lar numbers in Victor July Records for our Busy Record day Friday. Get in early. 18479 jMy Belgian Rose. 85c (Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Lknd. 35675 (The Rainbow Girl Fox-Trot. $1.35 (Oh Lady! Lady! Fox Trot. 18466 (War Ballad Medley Fox-Trot 85c (Eclipse Medley One-Step. 64778 (Little Mother of Mine, $1.00 ( By John McCormack. 18470 (Your Lips Are No Man's Land But Mincv 85c (Our Country's In It Now. 18468 (There's a Little Blue Star in the Window. 85c (Some -Day They're Coming Home Again. 70120 (From the North, South, East and West, $1.25 ( By Harry Lauder. JORDAN'S Arthur Jordan. (1 C-nr nr liU Inner I Kltt. President. V OlTeCl, ai lOUl sc. d Trens. Home of the Chickermg Piano music to the words of "Home. Sweet Home" In the text of "Claire" ! after a Sicilian air as arranged by H. R. Bishop. siHk bkvsHHUBsV' sHK) sSsHJKdislaillRiislHf 'sHllllv HHHIIIIIHiLslHB' m KKHBIa mm aliiiiiiiHW ' The Original Headquarters for The Edison Diamond Disc Phonograph , This wonderful instru ment reproduces the won derful voices of the great est artists and the artistry of the greatest instrument alists. Daily Concelrta The Gibson Co., Inc. 917 G St & Sons Co. G St. Player-Pianos ii Hl"s SB? RLfff H t91 otocs3 pnfl rwftTTtm jaJacal, w