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THE MORNING JOURNAL -COURIER, MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1908.
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HOTEDSINGERSHERE For Performance of Two Popu lar Oratorios in Woolsey Hall Thursday Night. DETAIL FOR SALE OF SEATS Itig Orcln'Hli'ii. Augmented by Best In striiiucnlalisl, to Assist In Prodiir I Ion by liocnl Soclely. Those who want to order their seals by telephone for the. oratorio noddy's concert may rail No. 2438, the I'ni ' versify department of music, and the order will he promptly Hlled. Tip neat sale for the New Havpn Oratorio society's productlms of Rossini's ".hiihut Mater," and Parker's "Mora Novtssinia." on Thursday nlRlit, will open Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, mid will go on pnch day at the Wool sey hall box office uninterruptedly ' til aflcf the concert. An advertise ment In another part of this iapcr Will glVP pl'll'P (lptHll Of S"HIS. Tlv greatest enthusiasm Is evinced In the production of the "Stabnt Mnt er" because this most popular of all EDDIE FOY. j$mwu'' 10:. v .-" , ,,. ., ,-rrr ' An lluml'i iii "Mr. Iltimlcl iirotulH." of oratorios has not hern sung here In so many years, that Is. the work In Its entirety hn not been so elaborate ly produced lvve In nearly fifteen years as It will be on Thursday night In Woolsey hail. The great chorus of 200 voices, the orchestra, of sixty pieces which Is to Include In Its ranks some of the best Instrumentalists In the country, musi cian from the New York Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras, will perform the stunning climaxes mag nificently. Then, when to this body of beautiful tone is ad led the great deep notes oT the Newberry organ, the ensemble will be something to b long remembered. To hear Mrs. Cor Inne Rlrler-Kelsey sing the glorious "Inflammatiis" will In Itself be worth the price of admission. This prima donna who made her operatic debut at Covent Garden this season past Is an American singer whose rlsp to the higher places In her art hn.s been steady and sure. To-day she Is at the top, She Is unquestionably the first oratorio Ringer we have In this country. Her voice Is rich and tell- j Ing In finality, and sincp her lasi ap-; pearance herp her art ha.s ripened and refined, says Mr, Aldrich In (he New York Times. Her London experience In opera has made 'her voice dramat ic and bus broadened her. Toe finRllfh liked Mrs. Klder-Kcl-sey's voire, and her dainty, ivilno.1 personality In such parts as Mirnrla In Carmen, Mlml In l.a Rolienie and 'Ar Hna. In the Bnrher of Seville appealed to them. Mrs. Ulder-Kelsey will sing' the "Qui esl Homo" beautifully with Mrs. Gertrude Stcln-Kalley. Her clear liquid high soprano voice will blend wonderfully with the rich deep contralto of Mr. Bailey, The iipw tenor. John Young, comes to us With the best of reputations, lie lias wonderful opportunlilcs, bulb In the Stabnt Mater and In the Horn No vlMslma, as both liave splendid tenor solos written Into their scores. Then, with the "Mora Novjsslma" come more opportunities for all the soloists. There Is the " Honn Pat rla" for Mrs. Uidcr-Kelsey, a brilliant solo and familiar to churchgoers, for every soprano who bus Hie rc'iulred range has this beautiful solo in her repertoire. The soprano who comes to New Haven on Thursday 1 1 1 K I t t with her foreign laurels if even a bigger artist thai Hie Mrs. R iib r-Kclsey whom New Haven hnl as symphony con 't niloistof n few years ago. She has been before the public comparatively a )irl time for a rttwr. Ilcr rise has beep almost nieteol'ii1, A shrewd manager like Henry Wolf. ihn places Mrs. Rlder-Kelfey on Ills tar list along; side sin 'i name a lOiuues, Scliuniann-Helnk, and men singers of conn I ra n K, New Haven ought i i give its uratu ria society the support It descries fur CHARLES REIGEL. i l '4 breast iniinniiriiiR Hint nlbni-e (tale consent.' " 'Mr. Ilamli'l of I'.ioiiiImih ." The pbiysoers of lliis cily are in for an uinpiet-tion, ,1 ire it. At Hie llyierion on Thuisdtiy nnd I'rtdav niKhtJ. Heeernber Id and It. Him S l.ee Sunbelt will present Kddie l-'ny in his la'.st vehicle "Mr. Il.i.nlet of Hrondwin" by I", hrar Smith. Kdwcrd Madden and Hen Jernnw. It will be iiemhereil that much publicity was Klveii Koy's threat of last season to appear this year in the habiliments of the melancholy liarc. lie . keeping to ,iis word: he has in ier before b"en seen to t-'ie same ndvantaue as In 1 1 1 i - role, He Is happy and contented, and Ills successes have been far more i.ui vineiiiK than any that he has had in sunn- seasons In the cal supportiir; him will be Margaret AIcK iniiev. Iiaphalie Pollard. .Mabel Raker. (ieorsre A. Hhlller. John II. Pratt' iisi.'ir Rapland nnd n cnptivntiiiK chorus contitifreiit of seventy-live. Seats for Mr. l-'oy's enR.inemi nt ore now on sale. AT THE GRAND. Neil l!iirjrs In "The County Opens To-nlclil. is a pleasure to record tin l-'nir' It U a pleasure to record the fact ' that that inimitable comedian, Nell j Unless, will be seen at the Orand j opera house .Monday. Tuesday and ! Wednesday, openinp to-niRiit In that cheerful and ever-popular play "The i County Fair." ! Mr. I!urs?ess Is belter than ever, and J it really seems tial Ihe play Improve 1 with ai?c. There is not a dull moment j and while the play is most humorous although there Is now and then a touch of pathos. Aunt Ahby is greatly assisted In the fiinmakitiK by "Otis Tucker," the lat ter part lieinK ably portrayed by Part ley McCullnm, which needs no Intro duction to New Haven audiences, as he Is considered one of us. Mention must be ma le of "Cold Molasses," for although he does not say much, belns an old farm horse, he plays a most prominent part In the horse race ut the County fair where he won a race and a purse of V'.nOO, which tutide It possible for Aunt Abby to pay iifT the ninrtK.tKe on the farm. The race Is a most exciting one, there being three horses In the race, a most reallsllc bit of stage mechan ism. Matinee Wednesday. The Riiys, Tin' Rays Johnny and linima In their new musical farce "King Casey," will appear at the Grand opera ft on ha I for three days, commencing Thursday. i OTIS SKINNER. As ihe Mail Scnlrliiniui In "The Wolf nl the Hi pel Ion, all this effort to achieve the hlghesi i and best In music, to say nothing i about the distltmnislied towiMin.i'i whose Internationally famous coin-' position Is In he produced under thoj composer's own direction. i The community ought to feel a local pride in his presence, w ilch pride s'muld tin I cxpf s-i oi In (lie mo't enthusiastic support, as this is the only way upprt ciatlon of his illstlnlcr. fslerl effort can be expressed, AT THE HYPERION. Author of "Tbe Wolf" Tells II I .cap Year Slory. Kngi-nn Walter. the successful young playwright, author of "The Wolf." which plays at the Hyperion to-night, Tuesday and Wednesday, with Wednesday matinee, said at a re cent dinner In his honor in New York: "Tic playwright to succeed must make bin point Inevitably. Kery 'point, by fair means or foul, ninsl lie I cup! ure. I, Not a loon die, for fail ures to creep in, must be left." j Mr. Walter smile I: "In fad," said ' he, "the playwright, must be as sure j of his point as the young lady who took advantage of the present, leap year to propose. " Vit didn't give nie a dunce,' her iiuslianl explained afterwards to a i friend. 'She said: Wlil you marry nie',' Have you any subjections'.' Thus, i whether 1 said yes or no, she had nic cornered.' " ' W'dl. y ou in IfT il ha vv kept sil ent.' said bis friend. " 'That Is what I did.' the other iv- plied, 'and bliu flung' herself oit inj Kor three seasons the Rays provoked fun and laughter In their riotous fares "Down the Pike;" last Season It. was laid on the self for "King' Cfwey," which was an Instantaneous success. The present offering Is from the pen of that proline comedy writer, Aaron Hoffman, and offer not onljV the Rays but the entire cast great possi bilities. Several musical numbers are introduced, which are accenluatefl by the-appearance of a large uti l attr'ac- tlvo girl chorus. AT POLI'S. w. bill Hi PnliVs 1 illation and Iii- ing lllrls as thik W bill. Hart has a cer of some of ' ( i$& H:vxn 'UL4;--"T "f h. This afternoon the new. bill 'at PnlU's will have Its tlrst presentation and eludes Joe Hart's Rathing headline feu lure of the bill. reputation hi a pwdun the biggest hit in vaudeville nnd this latest creation Is said to be the best he has thus far put forward; Six scenes with as many song hlu and costume changes will make It stand out prominent on what seems' to he an excellently arranged bin. ' ' As the added attraction Howard and North with a sequel to their former success, entitled "Rack to Wellington" are sure to be favorites. No better pair could be selected to make merry. The olio will have "The Angelus." a symphony In four scenes, St, Ongp and company in cycle stunts, Kd Grey the tale teller, Martini and Maxlinllllan with their burlesque Illusions, Robertl's animals and the electrngraph with Life's A (lame of Cards. Seats are now selling for the entire week, XKSBIT I'll AW IXTIltmrCTlOY. Mrs. K'bo C. Keiiney-Wiirren. .Fnst Di vorced. Says She Made It. Sioux Falls, H, 1)., Dec. 6. Mrs. Rlba C. Kcnney-Warren of New York city, who received a decree of divorce from CJeorge Thornton Warren at the com pletion of her six months' residence this week, left for the east the day she secured her freedom. lAnd now that she, has left her true Identity Is discov ered and told by Intimates. "It was I,", she has .snld, "who Intro duced Evelyn Nci-blt to Harry IC. Thaw, nnd she In turn niHile me . ac quainted with Stanford White. I was a member of Hip rioradora sextette at the time, and Harry. White, and oth ers with money were always hovering about. At first I knew Thaw as Harry Morgan, and knew no different until Ml.ss Nesliil one day told me. he was Harry K. Thaw of Pittsburg, "She was so Insistent for an Intro duction that against my wlrh I Intro duced them. She told me ' afterward that she didn't like tjic man, but that he had money and she wasn't going t9 lose him." TAPS SOI NDKI). Hare Appears at the Hyperion December 12 in "The Honor of the Family." Honor for Ailnilral ( oghlan by Admiral Toole Posl. An address In I'neniory of the 1st Hear Admiral Joseph H, 1'niiglilnn wn given m. the meeting of Admiral Pont posl. (!. A. It., at Its meeting Saturday night by Commander William S. Well!. After the address "Taps" whs sounded fur lite admiral, something raply dono Py (In lost for a non-ioe'iilier. Admiral I'ouRhlan visited the post about two yeas sgo, and was riulU well known In this city.