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\J9 r . K" B Record-Breaking One-Man Show Drew Throngs Which Were Profoundly A Hi' m' Expressed Through Cold 5 .Marble. Shepherd Boy Who Has . Prophet and . te Leader. 'MHHHa? IVAN MESTROVIC, through his vig orous,.compelling art, voices the' J Intense national salrlt of Serbia, and his sculpture, which astounded London, exhibited in an' overflowing one-man sho'w.v has been described as "inspired. by the single fury of na tional memories and aspirations," and as having "a'burnlng spirit within It which seems to throb ' and gesture through these' forms as a tempest speaks through the new and fantastic shapes it . gives to the trees in its grasp." This shepherd boy, now standing on the same plane of the great Rodin, his friend and- admirer. Is 33 years old, and his early artistic impulses found expression in wood carving; as a lad he shaped rude, decorative figures. His inspiration has always been the noble, vivid folksongs of the 'country^ and now, in the power ful.maturity of his genius,"there still remains in his' work something of the starkness and grandeur and terrible silhouettes of the'wild hills: ? Look at the-examples of his, crea tions'on this page and you will agree with the observer who .says that ono thinks of the art of Mestrbvic rather as freeing what he has to say than of clothing it in forms of beauty. There is. Indeed, something elemental about his expression, and with it a rare, odd, decorative quality. In the figure of Marko' Kraljevic, the Serb hero" who attacked 300 Turks single-hand ed after Kossovo, there is: shown the intensity of the Serbian national feel ing for long/ long years. Almoit a Demigod. The technique of his wood carving, n spiritual reminiscence of hlB days of dreaming and of striving, is shown in his "Annunciation," carved direct ly .on the plaster. His crowded ex The Equestrian Figure at the Top of the Page is Marko Kraljevie, Serb Champion, Hero of Kossovo, Sculptured' for Memorial Temple to Mark Slav's ' Overthrow by the Turks in 1389. The Bas-Relief "The Annunciation Is Carved Direct on the Plaster. '? The Statue Suggesting the Venus of Milo Was One of the Striking J, Figures of the Exhibit. , gf* <?? hlbltlon In London was more than a mere art show, for'about him. centre all of the national and Intellectual life of southern Slavdom, playing such a large part In the great strug gle of nations. Mestrovlc Is regarded by Serbians, and by southern Slavs generally, aa their great national sculptor. His countrymen in Croatia?one of the many provinces under the heel of Austria?hailed him some years ago as a prophet and a leader of their race?"almost as a demigod," an ad mirer has said. He began life as a shepherd boy on the hills of his na tive country, and when only 14 years of age he had achieved a reputation in the village for his skill in wood carving and modelling. Even at this early ago he was In spired to artistic expression by the countless legends and epics of the sufferings of his race, and from wood carving he turned to stone cutting In a mason's yard, and eventually ar rived at Vienna, where he studied sculpture with brilliant success. . Today he Is for'southeastern and central Europe what.his friend Rodin : is for France. He Is the expression of Serbian nationality, and his repu tation In his own country may be' judged from the fact that at the Rome exhibition in 1911 the Serbian government had a special pavilion built solely for his works. . The greatest work Mestrovlc has yet attempted?a work that in scale and conception raises him to the level of the greatest architect-sculp tors of antiquity?Is the enormous national temple and monument to be erected on the plains of Kossovo, where the power and hopes of the southern Slavs were finally over thrown by the Turks in 1389. His Marko Kraljevic was sculptured for this structure. "The Temple of Kossovo," says an English writer, "will occupy a space as great as the whole of Trafalgar W^^SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS^^SSSSSmSSSSSSSS^^i'1 The Mourning Widow. square,.and,the five-tiered tower, de- men In the streets.' They do not go signed to represent -five centuries ot to a newspaper office tb report what oppression, will he as high as the they hear, but to the next'Inn, or Nelson column." coffee house, and there take up their ??->!.> to the Iri.h. Instruments to recite, what .they have Ills work oils muBt navs & . synipa* . ?*??? n*a?mf ,iav .?n ? LJ < thetlc view of the people he stands ?0M ?ft*e pre8ent day *?"?*. for, and this has been furnished by ?*?*? Serbiani. Mr. Mlyatovlch, late Serbian minis- "The Serbian language is the rlch ter to England, who in the telling est and most musical of the Slav dla built up to an interesting climax with lects. Serbia is the first nation la the name ot the great sculptor. Europe In which Protestantism "The Serbs are the Irish of south- showed life, and during the middle western Europe," said he, "with all ages Serbia acted as a barrier against of the virtues and some of the weak- the Turks spreading over Europe, nesses of the Irish people. They are The Serbian ambition 18 to he taken specially fond of their national into the comity of civilised nations poetry, which they possess as no na- and to contribute something to the tlon possesses in modern times, for general progress of the world. They they still have their national bards? want to be regarded as. people of men who- live by making national higher culture. song, not highly cultured poets, but "InDalmatla Serbians were brought The Sphinx of Serbia. Into contact with Italy and absorbed Italian culture. They were able to" give some of the great' painters'and masters to Italy?men-who are con sidered generally as Italians,, but' who were really Serbians.' ' "One oT the greatest architects Mn; Europe was Bramante, the builder ot St Peter's Church in Home, but be learned his. art from Julius Lorraine (Glullo Lorrano). a Serbian bora ,ln S-l'ienlco, in Dalmatia. The famous Venetian painter, Schlavone, the Inti mate friend of Titian, was a Serbian, by name Andrea Medulic, born- In Dalmatia. In Florence- some of. the finest statues and sculnt.nro*;were the work ot the great sculptor, Giovanni Dalmata, whose real name was Ivan Drlnkovlc, again a Serbian from Dal matia. "In, the field of science I might mention the great name of Roger Boshkovlc. a famous mathematician, astronomer and philosopher, born in " Ragusa, In Dalmatia, but whose, par ents were from Herzegovina. In the present day there is Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest electrical engi neers, perhaps second only to Edison. Tesla is a. Serbian from Hungary, and his uncle was the archbishop of Bos nia. You have now in London one ot the greatest sculptors, for whom Rodin has the greatest admiration, - Ivan Mestrovlc." Giving Arti W Is the time to give a real Green Tea to one's friends, for everything Is at hand to make the decorations perfect. Cover the table with a cloth of green art-llnen; place In the centre a whorl of fern leaves and on them a small hollowed rustic log, in which put a mass of pastel shaded hyacinths. Above the table suspend an um brella of smllax with a handle of hy acinths. Use the green or gray Ja panese china with candlesticks to match, using pastel shaded candles with green shades. The place cards should be painted, yellow butterflies perched on the water glasses. Tiny birch bark canoes may hold salted nuts, little olive wood baskets are tilled with olives and radishes, and beside eadi plate lay a bunch of hp* aclnths tied with narrow green rib bon and a streamer of the color that the flowers ore?different tones at each plate. Choose the foods for the menu as woodsy green as possible, and' Individual service wlU keep the color scheme Intact. The following is a safe green menu to follow: MENU. Caviar Canapes. Puree of Green Fees. "Green" Smelt Sauce Tartar. Broiled Squash. Broiled Potatoes Asparagus an Gratln. Green Aspic Salad. Cheese Straws. Pistachio Cream. Creme de Men the. Cherry Tart* Chop one hard-boiled egg fine, mix with the caviar, .add the juice of one onion, a dash of tabasco and a table spoon of mayonnaise that has been colored a delicate green with spinach B S 3; 3 S ? stry to a Real coloring. Make the puree In the usual way, and. If not quite green enough, add a. little coloring. Garnish the squab and potatoes ^rith fresh water cress. Make the au gratln of green asparagus, after it has been boiled out In small pieces. Add one egg, beaten In a half-cup of milk, a gill of cream, three-quarters of a cup of bread crumbs, a tablespoon of grated cheese, pepper and salt, and bake In well-buttered ramiklns, garnishing with a spray of fresh parsley. Make a good aspic jelly, coloring It green, and slice Into It thinly two hunches of scallions, three bunches of radishes, 12 fresh, ripe olives and a teaspoon of chives. All shouid have been allowed to marinate for 20 minutes In well-peppered French dressing. When jelled and chilled serve each portion sliced on green lettuce leaves with mayonnaise that has been colored green. Any sort of dainty cake or macaroons may be served with the Ice cream; but, as this is, of course, a Sunday affair, the men may enjoy the tarts more than the cream. Line*the tart pans with rich puff paste, then drain and fill with the cherries, sprinkle with the sugar and add enough of the creme' <lo menthe juice to fill the tart; bake and ? serve cold on little lace paper doylies, as they are apt to be greasy and stain. Bananas Cooked in Honey. This Is a delicious dish, well worth a trial, seasonable at all times of the year and In all parts of the;country. Peel six ripe bananas, cut them par Green Tea tlally through th% centre, putting in little slices o? butter, pepper ana . salt; lay them on a well-buttered , baking pan and turn, over them a small cup ot strained honey; dust lightly with very fine bread crumbs or cracker dust; put In the oven and cover until they start to cook, and. after 15 minutes, add the Juice of hall a lemon and a tablespoon of sherry,' Sprinkle over them a tablespoon of ilnely chopped nutmeata, baste well, then brown slightly and serve.' Twenty to 25 minutes will. In a me dium oven, be enough to cook them. A Novel Salad. Pare and cut In half, croixways, two cucumbers. Hollow out the seeds and All with a stuffing made ot three olives, one cold boiled chicken liver, a little stalk of celery, one pimento, one gherkin. Chop these Ingredient* very fine, add the Juice of an onion, four drops - ot tabasco and enough mayonnaise to make a paste;-add a teaspoon of honey, and stuff the cu cumbers. Slice' them, when chilled, onto white lettuce leaves and cover with mayonnaise, laying a - green pickled cherry on top. Michael 'Angelo began his career by barying In the earth a statue which he carved, and thus turning ft into a valued "antlane." Dog collars studded with, pearls, and costing aetween $3500 and $4000, have. In several eases, been bestowed by European society women on ,thejr Pekinese pets.