II, c rnrtnen 1.0 Helr posltlotlt* but
wa nni ,,y i,, n i toro govcrrtincht to
UlVbi"['|,MKiit." he Bftid, "ls baokcd f
<Ja; imi only b
thla clty. imi hy tu- |i.r unitms of
tbo cminirv, Tlils ts a national tlgn,
i,r unlted' labor a-ralnsl lho ttapid
Transii Compan* The strike Is won."
Mr. Pratt cjiaraeterlsod me arresi
of John .1. Murphy ns "a elvil otlt
raK''." Ilo siLld if ihe authoritics were
uOnslBtent Mayor Reyburn Bhould be
nrrcstcd for a slmllar ofTonso.
lt li,?i ln South It.llilclicm.
[Specl.l to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
South Bethlehem, i??., Feuruary 26.?
Two men shot, onc fatally, wus the ro
Btilt of lho llrsl day's ciicoiinter be?
tween Company B. of tlu Pennsylvanlti
Stnte constnhnlnry, In command of
Captaln Robinson, and the, strlkers at.
tbe Bethlehem Steel Works; to-day,
Jos. Szambo, a Hungiirlnn, aged
forty, was lillle.l by a shot through tlio
head by a Stat< constable. The bullet
was noi Intended for, hlm. He was
standlng In front of tho bar al the
Uajofltlc Hotel at the tlme. The State
Iroopors were orderlng the strlkers t,<
move on. Brieks and utones nnd other
mlssile. were l brown
One of the trooper's horses was
struck by tho flying mlsslles and
jumped to onc side. The angry strlk?
ers were cioslng in on thc trooper.
when he fired a shot from -hls re?
volver, whlch went wide of hls miirk,
erashlng through a wtndow pane al
the hotel and imbedding Itself ln
Tho other vlctlin was a llungarian
named icravatz, thc bullet grazlng hls
face. He Is reported to have flourish
cd a knifc ut a trooper, Tho shot
Cpon their arrlval thls morning in
response to tho .horiff's call, the State
troopers wero met by Shcriff Porson
and General Manager Grace, of thc
steel company. Thc troops proceeded \
at once to their barracks at tbe works. |
After breakfast the troopers formed In !
llnc nnd the command was given to j
clear away the mob and restore order.
Tbo troopers woro jeored aiul stone*".
ihut they kept rlght on, using their
riot sticks right and left and forclnur
tho strlkers and tholr sympathlzcrs to |
The shootlng took placc soon after,
8 o'clock, half a block frm the ofllco ]
bulldlng of the steel company, wheM
most of the violence haa taken plaoe
yesterday morning and last nlght.
Several men wero arrested for dls
IS PROPOSED BY MEYER
It Will Have 32.000 Tons Displacem'ent and Be
Equipped With Fourteen 14-Inch Guns.
Ambitious Program Outlined. .
Washlngton, February 26.?Thc
building of a world's record-breaklng
battleshlp of no less than 32,000 tons
dlsplacement, at a cost of approxi
tnately $1S,000,000, and tho making
of the United States the lcadlng naval
power of the world", aro planncd by
Secretary of the Navy Meyer.
This. Secretary Meyer is sald to
have told the members of the llousc
"Naval Committee to-day, was hls ultl
mate plan. and what hi would a;k
Congress to authorlzv next year, Mom
bi rs of the committee Btated that tbe
Secretary's radlcal plans for naval
advaiiceuit-nt were tavorably recelved
by the committee. The secretary Balc*
thal it was hls purpose that thc Unltec
Siatcs should not follow in tiie waki
of any other nation in naval advance
ment, but that in essentlal particular
it sliould take the lead. Tho Secre
tary had reference to varlous feature
of lmprovement of the efflcltncy o
ships and guns.
Tbe giant battleshlp which Secretnr
Meyer wants to bulld walts untll nex
year only because the naval experl
ments with 14-inch guns havo not beel
compleied and tho department doslre
to know thc result of full experiinent:
before planning for the armamenl o
tho giant "Dreadnauglit." Tentatively
it is planned to arm this great battle?
shlp wlth a battery of fourteen 14
Inch guns after the latest type. It
; was tentatively agreed to-day by thc
commltteo that the naval Increase thls
year, based on tho e'ecretary's rccom
jqjendotions. shall be as follows:
Two 27,000-ton battleshlps equipped
The most complete line of Bridal Suits are shown by us, in
mahogany, oak, walnut and maple. We have exceptionally good
valucs in Oak Suits at $45.00, ?50.00, and $65.00. iJiiaa
Other Suiu nriced from $20.00 to. 3nrUU
20 per cent. reduction on
all Brass Beds, inciuding;
best National Spring.
A Neat Iron Bed, Spring am
Mattress, any siz<, i ir
Fourth and Broad Sts. I Cash
Hot foot it thls way as tho
ond is almost. ln sight:
Wc have sold hundreds of
Tt'tinks, Bags and Sult Cases In
lhe last few weeks and every
one of them at a price at least
n thlrd less than the usual
We've some elegant numbers
Are'nt. you going away thls
Look your old baggage over
and see If you can't use a
new trunk, or bag, or case at
n third off the prlcel
We're remodelllng our Big
Trunk Department and will
reopen it next month with the
mosiauractive stock of entire?
ly new things for travelers
I ever shown in Richmond.
ln the meantime the present
I stock 1s going fast?one man
j bought three trunksyesterday.
Come and see.
obeying orders by the constnbulary
.mhI wore lockod up. I-olcr ou the
strike leaders and organlzers in?
terested themsolves ln thc cases or
tbe mon arrested and engaged cttor
i ???-. to secure thc release of thostrik-,
ora on wrlta of haboas corpus.
Because of the shooting of tho two
, in and tho Intonae feellng among
tho strlkera, Judgo Scott. of thc
Northampton County Court, closed aili
the tialoona nnd hoteis in Uethlchem. j
wlth either 12 or 11-inch g-uns; one re?
palr shlp, two colllers. tlve submarines. i
The Mibmarines are for tbo Paciflc '
coast. and are thc first of a fast fleet
of those v.ssol- which wlll bo pro?
vlded within the next few years. Tho
plan to place ten addltlonal submarlnos
on the Paciflc coast next year was fav- :
ornhly considered. The Paclllc coast \
congressional delegation, which told
the committec some weeks ago of the
practlcally detensoless condltion of the i
Western coast ap-ninst forcign men of
war. appealdd strongly to tho mem
bors and tbe submarino fleet has been
A member of thc commlttee sald
that thls grovemment was in posses?
sion of unofficlal Information to the
effect that Japan was already laying
the kecls of two great battleships ap
. proachlng the ".,-000-ton limlt.
I'roiltiel UcnlM Record.
Plttsburg, February 26.?From Hen?
ry '.lol's chicken farm at Alllson Park,'
on tho Plttsburg and Butler road. !
Iherc Is reported a hen that has bro-1
ken all existlng records so far as Is i
known for egg productlon. In the of- :
?e.'-t. it ts related, she lost her "cackle,"'
and through her strange demeanor '
her owner dlscovered a stolen nest ln i
whlch was an egg- that,, in sizo and
shapo resembled a'grape fruit. It bad
the usual plnkish-brown shell, but
contained threo yolks, whlle sand
wiched ln between them were two or?
dlnary eggs with solld walls.
WEDDING IS A SURPRISE
Only Close Rclativcs Knew Cere?
mony Was to Bc Per?
formed so Soon.
"Speclal to The Ttmes-Dlspntch.l
New Vork, February 26.?Wlthout
notlficatlon to anybody except closcst
famlly relatlons, Elonnor Hobson, ac?
tress, was marrlod th's afternoon to
August Bolmont, probably tho rlchcst
wldower In New York, at Mls. Rob
son's home, 302 West Scvcnty-fourlh
Street. The ceremony was perfo-med
by Monslgnor l_avolIo, of thc cathe
dral, Rev. Father Byrncs asslstlng.
Thero woro no brldesmalds, no ush
ors. The best man was Mr. Belmont's
claSsmate at Harvard, Arthur Uthgow
Devons, of Boston. The brlde was
given away by her cousln, Charles
Robinson Smitli. The brlde's mother,
Mrs. Madgo Carr Cook, and Mrs. Au?
gust Belmont, Jr- Hayinond and Mor?
gan Belmont were in attendance. Out?
side of thls clrcle nobody knew. when j
the weddlng was to take placo.
Mlss Robson had spent her carecr
In tho llght of publicity, and wished
her last appearance to be as private
as posslblo. None of her frlends of
somo twelve years on tho stage was in?
vlted to the strictly family ceremony.
Ne'vertheloss mesaeng.r boys came
bearing gifts and well wlshes during
Rofuneji All Cnllera,
M.r. Bolmont Iunched at homo at 1
o'clock wlth hls sons; Mlss Robson
nlonc wlth her mother and Mr. and'
Mrs. 'Charles Robinson Smlth, at her
home, rcfuslng all callers, till the hour]
of the marrlage.
Attorney Maurlco M. Mlnton, of 43
Exchange i-'Iace, to-day gave out thc
"August Belmont ls a widower, fi'ty
seven years old. His wife dled ln I
Paris in 1898. She wn_ thc daughter j
of Edward Morgan, and grandduugh
tcr of the famous old merchant, Mat
thew Morgan, of this uity. He had
three sons, Augusl, who in 1300 mar?
ried Miss Alico do Golcourla, of thls
city, and who the lirst of thls year
was admltted into tho firm of August!
Bolnibnt and Company; Raymond, re-1
cently graduatert from Harvard, and aj
clerk ln th_ banklng house. and Mor?
gan, at St. Mark's School, Southboro,
"Since tho death of his wife. Mr.
Belmont ha? Ilved much alone. either
ln his hous'. In Ea?t Thlrty-fourth
Street, or at hls country soat at Hemp
slcad, L- I. Hls sons have passed
most of their llvcs clthcr at boardlng
school or at colltge.
lt has often been stated that the ex
ist.nce of tho Sub way, or at least Bel- j
mont's partIclpation in it. was due to I
hls desire to engage himself after his
I wite's death ln somethlng that would
; absorb all his tlme and attention. In i
? thls magnillcent work ho found dis
I tractlon and absorbtion, and It may
j bo sald in passlng, that since the Sub
I way was comploted upon hls plans,
not a foot has beon added."
! Servants of the Bolmont and Robson
households on dlfferent sldcs of tho
city were instructed to withhold all
information regarding what wa.s go?
lng forward. What is here presented
is thorcfore from the accredlted repre?
sentatives of tlio prlncipals of the
? "White lilacs, ycllow jonquils and
palms decorated thc front drawing
1 room to tbc left of tho hall, tranoform
hig it Into o floral bower. The cere?
mony was performed on the eaat sldo
of the room, benoath a marrlage bell.
I The brlde woro a charmlng gown of
heavy white sllk, prlncess effect, wlth
a draped skirt, fastened to onc slde
wlth hand embroidery, Dutch neck and
elbow sleeves, bodlce trlmmed with
hand embroidery and prlncess gold lace.
Aiiiiiii. Those Present.
"As both thc brido and brldegroom
: have largo circles of frlends, and as
; the space afforded by Miss Robson's
1 rcslde.nce was wholly Inadequafe for
a large receptlon, it was necessary to
j restrlct the attendanco to the immc
! diate family. Among thoso present
were Mrs. George Tiffany, Mr. Bel
i mont's mother's sister, and Miss Tlf
j fany; Mr. and Mrs. August Belmont.
Jr.. Raymond and Morgan Belmont,
and Mrs. Perry Belmont, Mrs- Madge
Carr Cook. Miss Ada Dwypr, Mr. and
| Mrs. Charles Robinson Smlth, Mlss
i Gortfudo Robinson Smith and Dr. Ed?
ward Streeter, of Boston.
Immediately after the ceremony Mr.
j and Mrs. Belmont left tbo clty for u
trlp through thc South. In March they
wlll sail for tho Mediterranean ind
relurn in time for the raclng season
| at Belmont Park.
Wagons wlth flowers called fro
nuently at the Robson homo until late
TAFTS GOING TO BEVER-T.
Plans for Prc-dilcntlisl l-'mrlly nt ih,
Boston, Fobruary '.6.?Presldent Tat
la comlng to Beverly tbo flrst week ll
june, according to Information re
i ceived here. The summor Whit>
l House, at Burgess Polnt, wlll have i
i number of Interlor Improvement!
? made. but little wlll bo done tu tln
j structure or grounds.
A fino new conservatory has boei
I oreote_ for Mrs. Robert D. i_vans, th
owner of Presldent Taft's summo
i home. an,l this will bo used lo siippl;
1 flowers for the house during tho _nm
Robert Taft la comlng from Vah
Mlss Helen Taft will como from Bry
Mawr and Charles from hls uncl**'
? school ln Connectlout, as soon as th
school closes, They wlll spend th
! whole "jummor at Beverly.
SOLDJISR'S Bnnv FOUND.
, Second "?tn? Ilelieved Murrtereu at For
W'orrt-Mi WItUla n AVeek.
Port Townsend, Wash., 'February Sl
' ?Tlu- flnd'nsr of vhe fleoompOSOd bod
1 of an unldentlfled soldler at tho bas
of n bhlff at Fort Worden vo-terda*.
. ni-cr the s"ot whero Private Dumm'
? body was dlscovered a week n'-ro tc
?lav led to a general search by artll
larvmen for more bodtos,
Durlnv the last year several me
wln,*- iim/- was about to oxnlre lias
dlsnnn'onreil, Thov wore na**ted us di
I < ri,?rs. bul in overy cnio the mun Tif:
manev and there wi - overy ri*aso
why he Hhntild "Ot deserf. Tha ilndtn
of tWO bodles Wlth nm'kots rWled l.si
to Ibe bellet' llvil tho ini-isiiig me
wero robbed, murdered und- throw
J | over tbc blufl.
Boxing Gloves and
1311 E. Main Street.
Agents Eastman Kodaks.
Mena's Army Surrounds Forces
of Romero and Puts Them
IHueflolda, February 2b.?The stlonce
of Gonoral Mena ivaa broken to-day
wlth a .report of another victory for
tho arma of the provlslonals, This
tlme tho cng-og-einnnt wns. fought at
Morrlto, a small town nbout mldway
on tho fast shoro of Lako Nlcaragua.
Mena surprised the government
forces, who numbered ISO, under Gen?
eral Pedro Romero. The flght lastod
only fifteon minutes. Genorai Roraerc
and one soldler were killed and 6evcral
of Romero's men were wounded. Onlj
one of Mena's mon wns woundod.
Sl.ity prlsoners were captured, In?
cluding: two telegraphers, and tho pro?
vlslonals also took booty which in
cluded eighty-stx Remington riflefl
15,000 cartridges. 100 sacka of blscult
1,600 pounds of rlce, 1.100 poundo nl
beans. 1,000 pounds of sugar, ?00 pound:
of meat, a large quantlty of cher.se, 10(
pairs of shoes and Blxty horses, wltl
Letters found in tho governmen'
camp show that General Romero, whi
was apparently on nis way to joli
Genorai Vasquez, had been warned t<
look out for Mena.
The provlslonal leader, wlth l*,n me'n
left St. Vlncent Fobruary 22, General:
Zeledon und Matuty roturnlng. Ho be
gan the march secretly at 11 o'clool
at night. taking a rotiudabout route it
order to approach Morrlto from thi
San Mlgucltto slde. Fle remalned it
Hilding all the next day, and resumei
tho march ln the evening. Nearlni
Morrito, he split hls command Int.
small partles. and theeo crept to thi
top of the bills around tho valley li
' Which General Romero was campliig.
The weakness of Romero's po.ltlm
j Indioatcd how llttlo heed be waa pay
; Ing to the warnlng to lookout fo
i Mena. At 4 o'clock ln the morning o
tho 24th, whon lt was stlll dark, Mena'
I men desconded upon tho camp, con
verging from all sides on tlie c-nem*
Romerd's forces were taken by com
, plete surpriae. They t'tred wlldly for i
j quarter of an hour, and ihon tled li
, uli dlrectlons, not having tlme cvoi
! to saddle thelr horses. Romero wa
I found dead on tlie ground. Ilo wa
given burial, Central Mena orderlnj
full mllltary honors at thc grave.
Forcon.Nti For Vlrglnla? l n*ettlc
wenthor Sunday nud Mondny, wlth proti
nl?ly ralnj wnriner Sunduyj modcrote t
brUk MOiitltcast nnd notith wlnd*.
For North Cnrolluii?Local rains Sun
dny und .llomluy; moderntc to brlsl
S A. M. temperature. 2
Humidlty." . , ;
Wlnd, directioii .Northeiw
Weathor .P. 'cloud
12 noon temperature . 4
3 T. M. temperature. 4
i Maxlmum temperature un to 3
i*. m.:. 4
?Mlnlmum temperature uo to _
K M. _
Mean temperature . 3
Normal temperature .'.'. , 4
Deflclency lii temporaturo" to-day!
Doficiency in temperature Binco
March 1 . _;
| Accum. deflclency ln tomperaturo
i since January 1. j
!_?_llclency in rainfall slnco-March
1 . s.-;
, Accum. deflclency ln rainfall since
i January 1 . j_j
CONTMTIOXS IV IMPORTAN. CITIE!
I (At S P. M., Eastern Standard Tlmc.l
i 1'lav . Ther. M. T. Woathe
Wilmington .... ?,?: 54 Cloudy
Augusta . 54 GS P. cloud
?Charlotte . 46 r>0 Cloudy
Mobile . C0 G2 Cloudy
1 Atlanta . 11 tfi r<ain
Charleston . -?, .-(*. cioar
-avannah . ;,| Cl Rain
Pampu. 68 71*, Clear
Jacksonvlllo ... .;:! 6S Rain
Uey.West . 72 78 Clear
Ralelgh . r,o r,2 r?. cloud
Norfolk . 4? .is Cloudy
Ilatterus . IS 52 Cloudy
New Orleans ... 66 70 Cloudy
Anhoylllo . :!6 -p; Rain
, Galveston . i;o 62 Cloudy
Juiiltor . 70 74 Cloudy
MINl.l'n ::t* AWIAA'AC.
'! , february 27, llUO.
Sun rlses.... ;r HIGH Tim:.
. 8t"*> sels i;o 1 Moi nlng. ... 7:1
Moon rlse Evening.... V::
of rho Vlrglnla Rai
'.' ?-. ipanv do not ai
?' that "tho compar
ll tho tlrne in Its 0
-1 Main Strootn, "troi
icn ure on duty evei
aml every hour Iu tl
-!r dutv Is to nnewi
whoflo llghta 1
nay have given tho
tanoe. lf your llgl
ll Madl?on !H00, T.roi
and tell the man yoi
one ls disnatchi
ur home or placo ?
10 trouble rcnicdle
under tbo inipressh
11 should iro out la
' tndaya that it wou
have thom tlxod i)
ir. Thln. however,
tho "trouble mon" a
NOT YET FQRGIVEN
Premier and Mra. Asquith Turn ?
Backs on Poct Wat
WR5TER OF VERSES "FROZEN"
Awkward Contrctemps at Politi
cal Rcccption Furnishc.
Gossip in London.
[Speclal to Thu Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
London, February _?.?A most awk?
ward contretempa occurrcd al the big
I.lboral polltlcal receptlon, glvon at
Wlmbcrno Houso Just beforo tho par
Ilatnontary session opened. Mrs. As?
quith, whom Willlam WalBOn cIiobo to
call "tho Woman wlth tho Sorpcnt's
Tonguc," was brought faco to face
wlth tho poct who thus deslgnatcd
her. If Infnrlatcd glances wero dag
gcrs, Wiitson would havo fallen plerc
ed a ibousand times.
Mr nnd Mrs. Ivor Churchlll Guest
woro' hosts at tho rocoptlon, whicli
really was a crusll. Thc lnvltntlons,
of which thero wero ,1.000, wero Iti
scribed, "To meet tho Prlme Mlnlster."
Tbc functlon being purcly of a polltl?
cal character, thc guest llst was not
rovised by the hosts. Tho Premier
stood besido the hostess and shook
hands wilh everybody who arrlvecl.
Mrs. Asquith, who was formorly Mar
gory Tennajit, and onco n central fig- ]
uro In a rather acsthetlc set. went tO|
tho receptlon early and took a placo,
by ber husband nnd Mrs. Guest.
Around thom stood a group of Uab- j
Inet minlsters and other promlnent |
Uberal polltlclans, Evorybody waa |
vory gay, or assumed to be, in tho proa- .
? enco of thclr party supporters.
i Mrs. Asquith was all vivaclty. benm
Ing on every one presented to ber,'
whom sho forgot the next niomont. of
course. Suddenly a portly footman
rinnouuccil most dlstlnctly, an he ts
tralned to flo: "Mr. and Mrs. Willlam,
Aequith's w'.fe was turned ? into a
shapely plllar of Ice. save that her
i flno eyes shot flre. A tenso, appnlled
? sll.ncc fcll on thc company. What waa
I about to happen? Mr. and Mrs. Wat?
son, advanclng. shook hands wlth Mr.!
I and Mrs. Guest. Then Watson. taking
! another step forward, bowed and huld
out hls hand to the Premier.
Mr. Asqulth's face ilushed angrlly,
I and so far from acccptlng the poct'a
' band, turned his back on him.
Mrs. Asqulth's countenanco crlm
soncd. then turned dcadly pale, whilo'
she ilashed looks of wltherlng fury
jat thc Watson.-. and turned away. They:
(passed along into the cruah and woru'
Tho Watsons sccmed to Imaqinc that I
the invltatlon to meet thc Prime M!n-j
Ister intlr.iated that the vcrses descrlb- j
Ing "Tho Woman with tbo Srrpcnt's ?
Tongue" wero forgiven, if not forgot-)
ten. They appeared astounded when:
tiie. Aaquiths turned thclr backs on
The Watson_ left cail". Everybody
is gosslplng about tho Incldent.
i Fir.irr ftre rou hoiks.
Flnmes ln "New Yorlc YVurchuuMC
Tlircaiten to Spread.
New York, February 2?.?Fircmcn
bnttled for more thun five hours thls
morning wlth a tirc ln a bulldlng
storod with paner stock and rass be?
tween South and Water Strrots. A
great paJl of smoko hung over that
quarter of the city, enveloping. tlio
Manhattan end of Brooklyn Bridgo.
Tbc spectaele was thrllltng when
flames burst through the roof of thc
burning structure, leaplng up In tall
plllars and turn inc tho intcrlor of the
smoko pall to a lurld red.
The tlremen had to work llke beav
ers to provent tho spread of thc
lire throughout the block. This old
section of tho clty Is made of a jum
blc of nondesc.rlnt bulldings, many of
them with shinglo roofs, which were
fllled with Infiammable materlals, be- .
sides excellent tlnder In themselves. ,
In splto of all thc firom'-n could do
the fire Invaded a co.il yard behlnd ihe ,
warehouse. and the flremen wore rout- j
ed from their positlon in tho yard
. when a wall fcll out In an avalanehe j
_'of brlck and blazln. timb.rs.
Tho warehouse in whlch tho fire j
_ started was a four-story structure. i
_|faclng on South Stree* at 1.5, and ?
runnlng back to 333 and 3&5 Water
Street. lt was occupied by NIcholas
Cantasano & Bro. Thc bulldlng was
, iguttod, and the damage ls roughly es
J | timated at "iO,000.
\\ The smoko hung so thickly over tho
n bridge during tho early rush hours
,J thai thc cars had to polto their way
j ; through very delioerately, boring tun
7 nels for themselves ns tbey went along.
I At one timo tho proinenade was oroWO
o! ed n_ far out as the mlddlo of tho
bridge with speclators.
STILL GOING UP
rrices ol Food 1VI11 Soon Cut Power of
Ui>lliu lu Tno.
tSnecial to The Tiin.es-Dispatch.7
Nc-w York. February _t>.?ln announc
Ing to-day his complicatlons of tho
Increased cost of living for tho week
ending Saturday. February 10, Profes?
sor J. Pease Xorton, tho Yale Unlver?
slty expert ln trado statlstlcs, states
that If the prosent rate of Incroase
ls malntalncd the purchosing power
of tho gold dollar will havo been cut
ln two by August, 1911.
"From 1S97 to 1907," the professor
says, "the lr.dex number advanced at
an avorage yoarly rate of 4 1-2 per
cent. During thc r-sst year tho rato
of advanco hns been more than twlce
this ligure. Tlils increased rate of
advanco forclbly suegests that the
gold standard ls becomlng progres
sively moro u,istabl_ and makes tho
prlce movoments of thc Immediato fu?
ture of peculiar Interest."
Professor Norton ttmls it necessary
to go back to tho timo of tho Civil
War to Hnd figures to aompare wltli
what ho terms tho "vlnl.tu advanco"
in prices wlilch stlll continue.. Present
conditions are parallob d, to somo ex?
tcnt, ho says. by thu dlsturbod condi?
tions produced by the greonpaek tmia
tlon. tl. llncls that tho increaso in
tho cost of llving at tha present tlme
over ls&ti amounts to 6fi per cent, com
parcd wlth only -13 per cent. In Erier
laud, or a 50 per cont. greater ln?
IN MUSICAL CONCERT
Mi.s Lurrnbee T?kee Pnrt l? AJlibU CUl
Otuega's Annual Ho
y| ISpeclai to Th>i Tlan-s-Dlepatoh.'J
t- I Boston, Mass., February 20.?Ono of
t- the prottte.Ht functlon. of the college
y year at the New Bngland Conservatory
10 of Muslc took place thls evening, when
>F the. Zota Chaptor of the Alpha CUl
?I" Omega Socioty held its annual musl
1" ? calu and receptlon ln Jordan Hull at
? ' the conservatory,
I ' Thc girl mu.lclans entortalned thoir
'. guests wlth a very lnterestlng musl
1U. eala program, in whlch Miss Floronoe
a , Fern Uirrabeo, plaulst. of Potersburg,
,,i Vu., shono brlUlantly, and tliere foi
Ul lou-cl a charuiing receptlon ln tho
,. j Tho fraternity ls composort of sorno
I. of tho most promlnent girls nt thc
ro conservatory. und Its concerts nlwuvs
I provo a treat to music-lovors. The
EAST BROAD ST.
An Appreciation from Walter Damrosch
Conductor Ncw York .Symphony Orchestra.
"Tlie reiiiarkaMo crriWtli in nnprcelatlon of
Piati03 by lhc nrn-iu<. world durino the past ten or Iwclve
years, tngctlier with the incrcasing knowledge of your
instruments gaincd through hearing ihcinjilnycd by many
great pianists at thc coricerts of lhc New York Sympliony*
Orchestra, and also through my personal use ol them at
my home and in my lerture rccil.ils, prompts tnc to cou
gratulate you upon their wonderful tone qualitics."
al'i.uw ? CENTER _
Charged With Ine tt ing Riot
JOHN J. .111 lll'HY, LABOR LEADER.
gathcrlng to-nlght Included lcadcrs ir
Boston's exclusive social Bot. The ri ?
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Into verltable gardens, wlth f!ow*-r.".
potted forns and palms ln profuslon
for many cozy corners had been ar?
ranged. Beautiful __\v n.i and hcautl
ful women mado tho scene especlally
brllllant. In the ooncort program Miss
Larrabeo played several piano num?
bers. They were among the best of
lhe evening, th'1 young woman show?
ing an orlginallty In the mothoda of
interpretatlon wntch characterlzed her
playlng a.s thnt of a flplshed artlst.
ln tiie receiving llne nt the recep?
tlon woro women members of the fac?
ulty nnd the v, ives of iho professors.
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