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Mnrlettu Alhonl mill Knrl Forme*
TI i 1-: greatest contralto of the mid
dle of the century was undoubtedly
Marietta Albnnl, the daughter of a
customs house officer of Casena, Ro
magnn. She was born In 1822, and llko
mom of the great singers, showed her
talent early. She was placed under
good teachers, and attracted the atten
tion of Rossini by her beautiful voice.
He also gave her instruction In some of
her parts. Thus she had the honor of
being Rossini's pupil. In 1842 she made
her first appearance In opera, and was
soon engaged :it La Scala, Milan, whore
she remained for four years. She then
went to Vienna, and traveled through
Europe, creating a general furore.
Albonl was not an actress; she was a
singer, smiply and absolutely, and her
Hinging 1 was men H to carry every
thing boforo It. Her tones were rich,
full, mellow and liquid—sumptuous,
they have been called —and of pure and
great sympathetic quality. It was not
an even voice, for her upper register
was thin. Here is where the wonderful
voice of the now famous contralto,
Mme. Schumann-Heink, excels. Her
high B flat is as full and pure as a
soprano voice; her range Is a marvel.
Mme. Albonl was greatly beloved, dis
position was amiable, but she was Inde
pendent and dignified, and in Germany
while comparatively unknown she de
clined to seek the favor of the press,
preferring to trust to tho Judgment of
tho public. Once when Albonl was at
Trieste she was Informed of the exist
ence of a plot to hiss her off the stage,
owing to her being an Italian; they
were angry to think she had sung in
Munich and Vienna to German audi
ences, and they thought she ought to
receive some castlgatlon for her un
patriotic conduct. Shs ascertained the
names of her detractors, where they
■were to be found, and donned mnlo at
tire and went to the prtfe at which the
conspirators met. She found them In
full consultation and listened to their
conversation, let on she was Interested
and would enjoy a little practical Joke
herself, and Joined with them for the
occasion, asking what she should do.
The leader asked her to "take a whistle
and at a signal to be given at the con
clusion of an aria sung by Albonl the
noise will begin." She placed the
whistle In her pocket. That night the
house was packed. In due course Mme.
Alboni appeared, and even before the
signal was given some of the conspir
ators began to make a disturbance.
Without showing any concern Albonl
walked down to the footlights, and
holding up the whistle, which was
hung from her neck by a ribbon, she
said: "Gentlemen, are you not a little
before your time? I thought we were
not to commence the hissing- until after
I had sung my aria." For a moment a
deathlike stillness prevailed.
Then suddenly the house broke into
thunders of applause, which was led
by the conspirators themselves, and
there was no hissing of this great
artist after that. Albonl visited the
United States in 1852 Just after the
visit of Jenny Llnd and received a
cordial welcome. In 1853 she married
Count Pepoll and soon retired from
public life. She is said to have ex
pressed some disappointment as to
her visit to America. In social life the
Countess Pepoll was as much the idol
of her friends as she had previously
been of the public. The last time she
sang In public was In 1871 when she
sang the contralto part in Rossini's
mass. The composer had desired that
she sing this part before his death
when it was given and she kept her
promise. In 1877 she married for the
second time, a Major Zleger. She
lived near Paris, and in 1892 the writer
had the pleasure of going to her home
to moot this gTeat artist, then an old
charming woman. Her death took
place at the Villo d'Avray( her home),
Paris, in 1894, at the age of 72 years.
Karl Formes was one of the most
remarkable basses of his time, in spite
of the fact that he frequently offended
by false intonation. Formes was a
son of a sexton of Muhlhelm on the
Rhine and was born In 1810. He
grew up with a strong love for music
and the drama and at the age of 16
his enthusiasm was such that when
Essler, the actor, appeared in Cologne
young Karl, not having money enough
to pay for both the ferry and his
ticket to see Kssler, he tied his clothes
around his neck and swam the Rhine
rather than miss the performance. He
gained the greater part of his musical
education by singing in choirs. When
Staudigl, the great basso, sang the
part of Bertram at the opera in Co
logne Formes listened to his singing
with awe and begged to sing this same
part the following year with great suc
cess. So delighted was Staudigl, who
heard him, that he at once introduced
Karl Formes as his successor.
In 1841 Formes made his debut in
opera. He then appeared In Vienna,
and In 1849 appeared in London with a
German company and was engaged at
Covent Garden the following year,
where he sang for fifteen years. He
had a voice which, for volume, com
pass and quality, was one of the most
magnificent ever heard; a fine, hand
some and attractive stage presence and
exceptional dramatic ability. He was
of a unsettled, roving disposition, and
spent much of his time In Russia and
Spain. In 1857 he visited the United
States and began a wandering life in
this country, singing in all the large
cities. In 1882 he, being 72 years of age,
married a Miss Pauline Greenwood,
who had been one of his pupils in
Philadelphia. They shortly afterward
settled In San Francisco, where he
frequently sang, and had a number of
pupils. His voice was wonderfully
well preserved, he being strong and ac
tive until his death, which came in
1889. He Is burled in San Francisco,
far from his little home in Germany.
Emperor William I asked him to sing
at court once. Formes was delighted
with the opportunity. The emperor
applauded loudly and demanded an en-
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core and seemed highly delighted with
his singing. Niemann (who was Jeal
ous of the success of Formes) came
out with an article In one of the pa
pers saying: "Karl Formes sang at
court before the emperor, and sang
atrociously, bellowing and shouting in
Btentorlan tones. Everybody was In
agony until it was over, and tho em
peror remarked that Formes would
make a fine dragoon officer, shouting
commands with this great voice." Karl
Formes never forgave Niemann for
thia false statement, and the emperor
never allowed Niemann to enter the
palace again, nor to appear at court,
which served him right.
Article In next Sunday's Herald will
speak of Melba, Eames, Sanderson and
The California Chautauqua at Ven
ice will be held in the Auditorium July
6 to 18 Inclusive. Brilliant concerts
and lectures are promised, and It is
hoped will be a grand success.
Godowsky, the famous pianist, is now
in Berlin. He has Just finished a series
of concerts at tho Philharmonic. Max
Reger's latest work is a trio in E
minor for violin, cello and piano.
The Musical Courier gives the fol
lowing—lt will be of great Interest to
American musicians: "There Is much
interest felt in the announcement of
the approaching marriage of Dr. Fred
erick Cowen, composer and conductor.
It was only last Friday that the news
was given out to friends. His fiancee is
Frederica Richardson, a young singer,
who has been studying with Sir Charles
Santtey, and the wedding, it is said,
will take place in June."
George Henschel will spend his sum
mer at Allt-na-Criche in Scotland.
A Lilliputian company of singers
gave "Cavalleria Rustlcana" In Rome.
Can you imagine such a thing?
Emperor William has accepted the
dedication of George Schumann's can
tata, "Prcis und Danklied."
Saraate Is touring Austria and play
ing to "sold out houses."
Herr Arnold Krauss, together with
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lott, are to give
six chamber concerts next season at
Dudley Buck, tho well known vet
eran American musician, has Just
passed his seventieth birthday.
Mme. Pattl is going to sing at the
Diamond Jubilee concert to be given
in London on May 26, to celebrate the
sixtieth year of Wilhelm Ganz' resi
dence in England.
The writer "Mephisto" of the Musical
"Just at a time when I hoped that
the entire musical family was at peace
with itself, the affecting news comes
that my dear little friend, Frltzl Scheff,
is in New York to get a divorce.
"The lady's real name is the Baron
ess Frederick yon Bardeleben, as some
time ago she married that distinguished
representative of nobility. Fritzi Scheff
is Just back from a 15,000-mile tour,
which has been very successful, and as
she said in an interview with a re
porter, she now 'proposes to take a
"Curious, isn't it, that so many of
these charming singers, who can earn
money as well as the good will and
kindly regard of the public, manage 1o
tie themselves up with some scion of
nobility, whose strength is expended
upon his personal appearance and the
expenditure of the prima donna's
It is seldom that a boy so young as
Master Bettin is willing to attempt a
recital, but this little fellow, only 12
years of age, yet extremely ambitious,
is anxious to match his talent with
others who are much more experienced
in the profession.
He expects to make music his life
work. He enters into the musical
spirit with a determination to eventu
ally become one of our recognized
Master Bettin will appear in recital
at Simpson auditorium Friday even
ing, May 8, assisted by a vested choir
of boys and Jamie Whitson Overtoil,
violinist. Mr. Overton is a pupil of
Natorp Blumenfeld and has attracted
considerable attention Jn this city by
his wonderful technique and superb
Lillian A. Smith, concert pianist, has
arranged for a recital to bo given Tues
day evening of this week at the Gamut
club auditorium. Miss Smith was a
special student of Lesehetizky for four
seasons and has appealed with signal
success In concerts in Berlin Bnd Vi
enna. Since returning; to Los Angeles
■he has shown that (he is one of the
most talented pianists in the city and
her many friends have requested a
LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, APRTL 20, 1008.
special program, which she has con
sented to give, and will be assisted by
Miss Blanche Ruby, the well known
soprano, and Misa Elizabeth Jordan,
accompanist. The program is a varied
one and of great Interest to both stu
dent and teacher as well as the gen
eral public. The program numbers are
English suite II (Bach). Prelude, allemande,
courante, sarabamle, bouree I-11, Glgue.
•Sonate Pathetlque (Beethoven), Grave,
molto allegro c con brio, adagio cantabllo,
Mlcaelo's air from "Carmen" (Bizet), Miss
"La Bella Caprlcclosa Polacca" (Hummel).
"l.es IJoux Alouattes" (Leschetlzky).
Berceuse etudes No. B-9 (Chopin).
Undoubtedly the most important and
most interesting musical event for
Southern California since the advent
of the Conried opera company Is the
coming of the New York Symphony
orchestra and Walter Damrosch to this
city, the middle of nezt month. Mr.
Behymer considers this the crowning
musical event of the season and one
of the most notable musical events in
the history of the state.
The New York Symphony orchestra
is the only organization of its kind
in New York city that engages its
members by the year, so that rehears
als may be called every day at the will
of the conductor. The result is that
this organization either gives a con
cert or rehearses every day and has
reached a degree of excellence that
places it in the very front ranks of
the world's great musical organiza
tions. The members have been gath
ered from all parts of the universe,
many of them eminent soloists and
each one a first-class artist.
Walter Damrosch needs no Introduc
tion to our music lovers; they know
him as both opera and concert conduc
tor, pianist composer and lecturer. His
conducting of the Wagner cycle with
the Grau opera company will never
be forgotten by those who witnessed
those remarkable performances with
casts such as no European opera house
has ever equaled. It was in this man
ner Manager Behymer first introduced
Walter Damrosch to Los Angeles in
old Hazard pavilion. He is a typical
American, and one of the musicians
this country has every reason to be
Madam Hisson de Mosse, the so
prano, possesses a splendidly cultivat
ed and extremely beautiful voice and
has been soloist with every Important
orchestra and choral society in this
country. There are other soloists of
equal merit to be Introduced.
The opening night will probably pre
sent the celebrated French-Italian
nights, with eight new compositions
not yet heard on the Pacific coast; a
popular concert for the matinee and
the tremendous Russian-Slavic night
to close the series. It is possible that
a special afternoon recital will be ar
ranged for the school children, with a
children's program selected with a
view of .Instructing as well as enter
taining the younger students of music.
Jennie Osborn Hannah is to sing at
Covent Garden soon. She is cast for
Elizabeth, Eva and other youthful so
prano roles in Wagner operas. Mrs.
Hannah is a Chicago singer and at one
time was a pupil of the writer, coach
ing in oratorio. Her voice Is a brilliant
one, of good range and superior
Russell C. Page, a young baritone of
Los Angeles, has a voice of great
Lucille Marcel, the New York so
prano, now of the Paris opera, sang
recently before the czarlne at Tsarskoe-
Selo. Jean de Reske is especially in
terested in Miss Marcel's voice. She
is to sing In London during the season.
The Treble Clef club will give an
orchestral and choral concert May 8,
under the direction of Leandro Campa
nari of New York. There will be sixty
members of the orchestra, Herr Ar
nold Krauss is to be concert master
and about seventy voices In the chorus.
The program will be of Interest to the
public, and under the baton of Mr.
Campanari success is assured. He at
one time was the director at La Scala
and at the Manhattan in New York.
Carl Lanzer, tho famous American
violin virtuoso and violin maker, will
arrive In Los Angeles in May and give
at least two recitals here.
Two young Los Angeles musicians
met with great success at Phoenix,
Ariz., singing "The Messiah" there last
Tuesday night. The Republican says:
"Miss Marie Thomas was most pleas
ing. Her voice was distinguished by a
mellow richness, sympathy and appeal
ing quality which was well adapted to
the quiet and sacred theme of the
"Irving Andrews has made noticeable
improvement during his experience on
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the coast. He approached the motifs of
the composition with a seriousness and
sympathy that is as effectual in arous
ing admiration as merely glorious tone,
even in which his voice was a rare de
light to the hearers."
Miss Frances Mallory of the senior
class of the college of music, Univer
sity of Southern California, will give
her graduating recital Tuesday even
ing. April 28, In the college chapel, as
sisted by G. H. Whitaker, baritone.
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Following is the music at. the First
Congregational church this morning:
Morning service— „
Organ prelude, "Offertory In D minor,
Choir, "The Lord "is My Rock," (Woodward).
Choir response, "May the Words of My
Mouth," (Davis). . .l
Offertory, organ, "Invocation." (Dubois).
Solo, "He Knows the Way," (Briggs) Mrs.
C. E. Richards. _
Organ postlude, "Allegro from Fifth So
nata," (Mendelssohn). '
Evening service (repetition of Easter music)—
Organ prelude, "Hosanna," (Dubots).
Processional, hymn 298, "Jesus Christ Is
Risen Today." ' ,
Augmented choir, "Behold, Ye Desplsere,
( Choi? response. "May the Words of My
Soprano solo, "I Know That My Redeemer
Liveth," (Messiah) (Davis). Mrs. Charles O.
Organ offertory, "Andante from Fifth Sym
Baritone solo, "Come. See tho Place Whero
Jesus Lay." (Hammond), Harry Clifford Lott.
Easter cantata, "Death and Life," (Shelley).
Augmented choir and Congregational Choral
Organ postlude, "Toccata," (Boellman).
The quartet, consisting of Mrs. Charles G.
Stivers, soprano; Mrs. C. E. Richards, con
tralto; A. A. Boynton, tenor; Harry Clifford
Lett, baritone and choir director, with Dean
Walter F. Skeele at the organ, will be as
sisted by Mrs. Roland Paul and Mme. Bertha
Vaughn, sopranos; Miss Katherlne Ebbert and
Miss Estelle Heartt, contraltos; N. E. Vlnson
and Nathaniel Sessions, tenors, and Nigel do
Eruller and W. M. Webster, bassos, and the
Congregational Choral club of forty voices.
Th« musical service will be under the direction
of William H.iLott. - f
The complimentary graduating recital given
April 21 by Miss Mabel Nora Kidd, assisted
by Miss Blanche H. Fowler, reader; Frederick
P. Dox, violinist, and Miss Minnie E. Dox,
accompanist, was a decided success. The fol
lowing program was rendered to a large and
Sonata, Op. 9, variations, andante grazlso,
adagio, minuetto, all turco, rondo (Mozart).
La Moreno, "Caprice Espangnol," (Chami
ntßeadlng, "Knee-Deep In June," J. W. Riley.
Reading, "The Memory of Martha," Dunbar.
Prelude, Chopin). ...
"The Whispering Wind." Wollenhaupt).
Violin solo, No. 6, air. Op. 86 (Dancla).
"Moonlight Sail," Op. 139 (Bendel).
Reading, selected, (Anon). J
"La Gazelle," (Hoffman).
"Valse Brlllante," (Messkowskl).
Out of Town Society
(Continued from Face Two)
day evening at a large dancing party
given at the Shakespeare club house
for the members of the senior class
who graduate in June. The chaper
ones of the affair were Miss Morrison,
Miss Pirrett, Mrs. Ward B. Rowland,
Mrs. Benson McMechen, Mrs. W. T.
Coatsworth and Mrs. Hunter.
Mrs. C. A. Sharpe and Miss Sharpe
of 1132 South Orange Grove avenue en
tertained about 200 guests at a muslcale
"Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Joseph
Bond, Mrs. Charles Bell, Mrs. Joseph
Rhodes and Mrs. J. R. Bragdon assist
ed. The artists were Miss Alice Cole
man and Harry Clifford Lott of Los
About sixty guests were present at
the Annandale club house Tuesday
evening at a dinner dance given by Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Dorr of Los Angeles in
honor of several naval officers.
Members of the Valley Hunt club and
their friends gathered at the Valley
Hunt club Saturday evening to wit
ness the production of the farce com
edy, "The Three Hats," which was fol
lowed by dancing. The cast included
C. H. Hamilton, Thaddeus Lowe, J. S.
Macdonnell, H. H. Sinclair, Samuel
Hinds, Misses Cora Auten, Margaret
Reynolds, Marjorle Sinclair and Alice
Members of the Monday Afternoon
Bridge club were entertained this week
by Mrs. E. D. Neff of Santa Clara
street, Altadena. Luncheon was served
at a table decorated with pink and
white sweet peas and with ferns.
Mrs. Joseph Brooks of South Hudson
avenue was the hostess Monday at a
delightful musicale at which about thir
ty-five guests were present. Mrs. S. P.
Johnson and Miss Brooks gave read
ings and the remainder of the afternoon
was devoted to music. Those taking
part were Miss Alice Johnson, Miss Ina
Goodwin, Miss Kathryn Warner, Mlsa
Gates, Wallace Johnson and Miss Oli
A pretty dance was given by the
young ladies of the Zeta Theta Nu so
rority at La Pintoresca hotel Thursday
Mrs. F. W. Kellogg of Altadena en
tertained Thursday with a bridge
Mrs. J. B. Coulston of New York ave
nue, Altadena, was the hostess of the
Altadena Woman's circle Friday after
" Mrs. Clara Carter, who left Thursday
for Berkeley, and Miss Lalla Fagge of
Los Angeles were entertained Monday
afternoon by Miss Ina Goodwin at their
home, 64 North Hudson avenue. Miss
Fagge and Miss Goodwin, both accom
plished musicians, met Mrs. Carter
Three Story Business Block
316, 316&, 318 West Second Street
Thursday, April 30, at 2 P. M.
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Franklin Carter, who is now assistant
director of music at the state univer
About 100 guests enjoyed a dance giv
en by the Algonquin club at the Shake
speare club house Friday evening.
Miss M. Helene Fitzgerald of 244
South El Mollno avenue was the host
ess yesterday at a 500 party given in
honor of Mrs. Henry W. Meyer, a re
cent bride. About seventy guests were
MRS. ADELAIDE entertained a
large number of Long Beach
people and also many guests
from Los Angeles at a house party
Saturday afternoon at her superbly
situated home on the bluff.
A luncheon party of the week at
Hotel Virginia included Mr. and Mrs.
J W. Burton and daughter. Miss Jane
Burton, of Pasadena, who leave in
May for an extended European tour,
and their guests, Mr. and Mrs Gus
tave E. Raney, who will Join them in
London In June.
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Mrs. Ida Fountain, sister of Mrs. J.
J. Penny, has returned from the east
after a nine months' absence.
A Chopin recital was given at the
Ebell club house Monday evening: by
Miss Fennel Lorraine, assisted by
Mrs. W. A. Kennedy, soprano; Byrne
Yolk, violinist, and Mrs. W. H. New
man, reader. ; _
The Misses Frances Graham. Ruth
Craig, lanthe Densmore, Helen Linn,
Ruth Bishop and Florence Bishop left
Tuesday for an outing in Santa Anita
canyon, near Sierra Madre, chaperoned
by Mrs. Dr. F. D. Bishop.
Senior Lieutenant Palmer _ of the
Vermont was host Wednesday at a
luncheon on the battleship, his guests
being Mrs. J. F. Mover and Mr. and
rMs. I. A. Palmer f Pueblo, Colo. A
six-course menu was served.
Mrs. Ida Wheaton Riddle and a
party' of friends were the guests of
Admiral Thomas on the flagship Con
necticut Tuesday. The party was con
veyed to the vessel In the admirals
launch. ' _^
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Aylesworth of
Atlantic avenue have as their guests
their nieces, the Misses Freda and
Helen Shepherd, of Los Angeles and
Miss Beulah Edgerty. also of that city.
M G. Norton and family of Winona,
Minn., have been at the Virginia the
Mr and Mrs. John Colbert's recep
tion and dinner in honor of Senior
Lieutenant John Arwine of the Kan
sas given at their home, 639 Pine,
Tuesday afternoon and evening, was
one of the principal events of the week
In social circles.
Mrs G. C. Burbank, assisted by Mrs.
J G. Drake, entertained Thursday
afternoon for Mrs. Herbert Coombs.
Mrs J W. Wood of Cedar avenue
entertained yesterday afternoon for
Mrs Coombs, also. Mrs. Coombs will
soon leave to make her homo in the
east. .' : i. - "'
Mr and Mrs. Grant Stannard enter
tained at dinner Wednesday > evening
in honor of Miss Anna Neller. who
leaves for an extended visit in Chicago
Mrs. M. L. Steele and daughter, Ray
Marguerite of Little Rock. Ark., have
arrived to spend the summer season
with Mr?. Steele's sister, Mrs. John
Allen;: 233 American.
SANTA MONICA, OCEAN
PAHK AND VENICE
EASTER week, coming concur
rently with fleet week, has made
things lively In the social circles
of the Santa Monica bay cities. Every
day has seen a flutter of busy excite
ment among maids and maidens who
have been planning this or that fes
tivity in honor of the officers and men
of the four battleships at anchor in
these waters. As a natural consequence
of the fleet's visit there have been prac
tically no social functions of a strictly
private character, everything of that
nature having given way to the numer
ous public entertainments that have
marked the week.
The biggest event of the week was
the grand ball given to the officers of
the fleet at the Venice auditorium
Tuesday night. The mammoth hall
was beautifully decorated for the occa
sion and nearly 500 couples were on the
floor. The grand march was led by
Capt. Giles B. Harber of the battleship
Maine and Mrs. Eglehoff-Kundell.
Several hundred couples danced on
Thursday night on the fine floor of the
Horseshoe pier casino at the ball given
under the auspices of the Santa Monica
bay fleet entertainment committee to
the warrant officers of the Maine, Mis
souri, Ohio and Minnesota. The stage
of the dancing hall had been made ovor
into the side elevation of a battleship
and the orchestra, clad in sailor suits,
played on the deck of the mimic war
vessel. The grand march was led by
Mayor and Mrs. T. H. Dudley of Santa
The ladies of Santa Monica, Sawtelle,
Sherman, Palms, Ocean Park and
Venice kept open houso Thursday for
the officers and men of the battleships.
In spite of the storm and the conse
quent lessening in the number of men
who came ashore that day a large
number availed themselves of this hos
An Informal supper was given late
Tuesday night by a number of prom
inent Santa Monica bay citizens to
about forty officers from the four ships
anchored here. Most of the party had
been to the banquet at Redondo earlier
in the evening and returning tarried a
vhile at the Venice dance pavilion,
after which they repaired to tho ship
hotel, where a dainty repast was
served. Admirals»Thomas and Sperry
wero among the officers present. The
civilians included Mayor and Mrs. T.
H. Dudley of Santa Monica, Mr. and
Mrs. David Evans, Mr. and Mrs. H. B.
Eakins, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Russell
and many others. Covers were laid
Abbot Kinney entertained Capt.
Charles W. Bartlett of the Ohio at
luncheon on board the ship hotel on
Members of the G. A. R. and tha
Women's Relief corps went aboard the
ships in a body Friday morning, as did
also the ladles of the W. C. T. U.. who
presented tho sailors and marines with
comfort bags as mementos of their
stay in these waters.
The women of the- Santa Monica bay
fleet commttee tendered a delightful re
ception Friday afternoon at the Cali
fornia military academy to the officers
of the battleships. Punch was served
and a large number of guests wcro re
ceived from 2 o'clock to 4.
The Venice dance pavilion was tho
scene of a brilliant danco for the sailors
and marines of the Maine, Missouri,
Ohio and Minnesota Friday. One of the
largest crowds ever seen at any social
event on this beach gathered on thia
occasion and the affair was pronounced
a red letter event in the lives of the
hundreds of boys in blue who were the
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BY THE REX DENTAL CO.,
What Is Alveolar
Summed up in a few words, it
is the highest achievement of den
tal science and most successful
method ever discovered.
By this method you can secure
new teeth that are beautiful in ap
pearance and as satisfactory and
serviceable as your natural teeth.'
All that is necessary is that you
have at least two teeth in each
If your teeth are loose we
tighten them by , the Alveolar !
] method and save them, while the
other dentists will teil you they
must be pulled and \ cannot be
You may ask, "How can you
find out that Alveolar dentistry,
We are prepared to show you
in actual existence work in the
mouths of thousands of our pa
tients that is a revelation to the
ordinary dentist, and, in fact,
work that he stated it was. im
possible to perform!
If you will come in and see us
we will send you to as many such
patients here in this city as you '
may care to visit. We give you
a guarantee that we will do every
thing we say we can do, and back
up our guarantee by showing you
Los Angeles, April 17, 'OS. 1 } :
The Rex Dental Co.,
Los Angeles, Cal.
Dear Sirs— am delighted with my Al
veolar teeth. You made mo a full upper .
case and they feel and look so natural that
If I did not know different I would say I
hail my own. '""..'*
I appreciate your efforts and the benefits
you have been able to give me, and I will
take great pleasure in Indorsing these few
lines at any time. Faithfully yours,
MRS. W. SCOTT,
1346% S. Hope St.. City.
We want to make you a fair propo
sition: Come to one of our offices for
a free diagnosis and examination of
your teeth. This will cost you nothing,
either in money or obligation. We will
make you both judge and Jury of the
work and let you decide for yourself
whether or not it Is worthy of consid
eration and a trial. Every piece of
work that la done in one of these offices
carries with it our guarantee, so wo
do not ask any one to take any chances
on our being unable to carry out our
promises. We take all the risk. If
you live too far away from one of our
offices to come in person, send for our
book "ALVEOLAR DENTISTRY" and
read it thoroughly. You will then have
a very clear idea of what this method
Is. We do not perform any surgical
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the gums. It is practically painless.
Your teeth are of sufficient importance
to cause you to attend to them without
any further delay. Why not act on our
invitation and either call or write to
us at once?
Rex Dental Co.
Room 203 Severance Bide.,
Cor. Sixth and Main, Los Angeles, Cal.
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