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THE NEW YORK TIMES. FIUDAY. FEBRUARY & 10 OT. 0 ST.TIiOSTiiRONGED FOR HAVBIEYER WEDDING t'iss Adaline Havemeyer and Mr. Frelinghuysen Wed Yesterday. BRIDE'S VEIL OF. RARE LACE Raceetlon After the Ceremony at the ' Havemeyer Home Social Newa of the Day. ft Tbomu'i Church wee thronged yesterday afternoon with guests for the wedding f Peter IL B. Frelinghuysen. son of jlr, nd Mr. George C. Frelinghuysen, ted 111,8 Adaline Havemeyer, daughter 6f iff. end Aire. Henry O. Havemeyer. i The church was decorated wltij trails of ; goulAtm smilax. end palms were massed afcont the chanceL . The ceremony waa j performed by the Rev. Ernest M. SUres, j the rector of the church. - j The bride walked up the nave with her father, who cave her In marriage. She j wore a princess gown of heavy white j satin, having a long, square train, and a gulmpe and sleeves of old point lace. The j veil, a superb scarf of point lace going to , lis end of the train, was arranged ia a j povel fashion, the orange blossoms being underneath at the sides and lifting It awy from the coiffure. She carried a 1 Urge cluster bouquet of white roses. The matron of honor, a cousin of the bride, waa Mrs, Harold Weekes. The maid of honor waa Miss Electra Havemeyer,, the bride's sister, and tha bridesmaids were Miss Matllde Freylinghuysen. a sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Augusta. Muna. a cousin of the bride. They wore white chiffon gowne trimmed with folds and girdles of doth of silver, and large pink picture hats wreathed with rose pink ostrich plumes. Each girl carried an armful of long stemmed pale pink carnations. yl I T T . I... -, m r. I best man, and the ushers were.N.' O. Roosevelt. Orson IX Munn, Jr., Alexander Carle Horace Havemoyer. Frederick T Frelinghuysen. and Joslah Macy. , The church ceremony was followed by a reception at the Havemeyer town house at Fifth Avenue and Sixty-sixth .Street. Mr. and Mrs. Frelinghuysen will sail for Europe. After touring Southern Europe, they will, on their return to this country, take a cottage at Islip, I near the home of Mrs. FroU,nghuysen's parents, for the Bummer. Later they will occupy their iprmaoent home at Morristotrn, N. J. MRS. OAYLEY'S COTILLION. Novel Figures Introduced for Dance -In Honor of Her Daughter. Mrs. James Gayley gave a cotillion last night for her .debutante daughter. Miss Agnes Malcolm Gayley. The Gayley home, 8 East Sixty-ninth Street, is so arranged that the ground floor can be thrown practically into one room. Thia was done last night. : After taking off their wraps. . tha - guests descended the main stairway to the large foyer hall, where they were received by Mrs. Gayley and her daughter. Tbe cotillion began about 10 o'clock. It waa led by Shiras Campbell of Elizabeth, N. J.. dancing with Miss Gayley. The figures included -one in which red orders were given to tha men and red scarfs to the girls. Another waa a WatUau fig-tire In pink and blue, in which hats, crooks, and pipes were distributed. The last figure of ail was Japanese, In which kimonos and fane were used. ' At the end of this figure supper waa surved., .., ; . s The xueats lnclnuded the Misses Anne Terry Gardiner. Grace Henry, Elizabeth : EoiArlght. Frances Alexander, Alice An-derton, Anna Pellew. Charlott Delafleld. Gladys Kissel Mildred Carter, Grace Bi2e-low Tracy, Katharine Fairfax, Anna Oly-phant, Antoinette Heckecher. Priscilla Stanton, Dorothy Bull. Cltuinda Board-tnan. Ruth Lnd--n, Gladys and Dorothy Cromwell, Comfort and Julia Tiffany, Helen Frith. Eleanor Whltridye Robinson! Eleanor Whipple, Ethel Koven. Vor- poren Ripley, MaUide Van Rensselaer. Cornelia Lee. and Margaret Gardiner. The SlfJI,S.ue.,Uu,neluded Schuyler Schiffelln, ?.".ia.!dJacliBon' Edmund Fairfax, Stew-5L "0ro,15" , Peyster. Cecil Bar-ifm k RJchalon Hugh Milliken, Hamilton i Fish Benjamin. Moiin 8. Hare, ftowePhIP. Tiffany Richardson, Cos- rhi.V-lm.er,i1R5- P- Y- HPP". Arthur Uiiate, c. E. bamson, Lawrence Benson, orant Grlswoid. George - White, Gerald Holsumn, W. A. Emery, Jr., Louis Mon-frynf.crd Dickinson. , Harry Aiarkoe, Frederic fcturges, Bernard Van Rensse-i?SAnD ff rannon, Buel Hollister. SotLk'n'd;e Coft'eman. Rodman Gilder. Hare Davis, j Martin Epnley, Langdon Geer, Doane Gardiner, Charles King, Irving Huntington. Alexander D. B. Pratt iI!2ni-iM1n" Jr.. George Franklin, Eugene OaUatln. and David Rogers, MRS. PULITZER'S DINNER. - Baron and Baronets von HengelmuU ler the Guest of Honor. Mrs. Joseph Pulltser gave a dinner last fight, followed by a. muslcale, for the Austrian Ambassador, the Baron von HaoeelmiillnK nA rn.AnA . iu. imi uum (UU I2CU IWlmuUer. The dinner ws served at one large table In the dining room and several mailer tables In adjoining rooms. About fifty addUlonal guests were invited for the music The artists were.Mme. Cave-Uerl and Andreas Dip pel and Mr. mass. CaveUeri sang airs from " La Bohetue," "Pensa, one of Tostl'a song and airs pom "Manon LescauC" Mr. Dippel's ae-jecuona were the love eonx- from tha Valkyrie and rWhen Love Is Gone." Mr. uiasa sang selections by Schubert and Bchumann. .The gueeta Included, besidea the Baron ana Baroness von HengaUnuller, Lady Btrafford and her husband. Mr. Kellard; Mr. and Mrs. C B, Alexander, Mr. and fire. E. J. Berwind. Mr. and Mrs. Cor-aellua VanderbUt. Mr. and Mrs. Pembroke ioaes, Mr. and Mrs. Speyer. Mr. and Mrs. 4 H. arren. Mr. and Mrs. W. Storrs wells, Mrs. James Kernochan. Mr. and ,rm- Rollins Morse. Mrs. Ladenburg. the Masses Marion Fish. Edith Kane, Julia FJsh. Elizabeth Morton, Mies Tiiford. and "fcoenix Ingraham, the Comte da Pe- and otnera.. PARTY FOR MISS THOMPSON. Aim Remscn Entertains Her Niece and Others at the Theatre. Ha Elisabeth Remsen gave a theatre Party for thirty guests last night in honor of her niece. Miss Jennie Remsen Thompson, the debutante daughter of Mrs. J. Todhunter Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Huntington Norton chaperoned the Irty. After seeing " Caught in the Rain." supper waa served , at Mlsa-Rem-a'a home. - ' - The guests Included besides Miss Thompson, the Misses Nathalie Lorlllard f"ey. Augusta Munn, uorgianna arr. .fultn Boultan. Anna Terry Gardiner, Gladys Kissel. Antoinette Herkscher. nest Made Knives forks and Spoons art easily wetffed bf tht wtn-knwa trade atari " :i847R06ERS BROS! It Is tbe mart that mar bt bornt ntj by tht origin! silm plated " ' wtre. - mS3ffir Tlate that Wsars' Tie sum tlhtt ilihM. tie,. k mkUk (JiWi far foag ar is MCRI9CN BKiT CO. Grace Jenry, Louise Iselln. Agnoe Lan-don, etMl Nathalie Chauncey. Th tan were Oeorg; Henry Warren, Jr.. John H, Auorbach. J. lnsley Blair, David Kerosen. Aehton de Peyster, Walton Oakley. Franklin Butler. Louis Mod tan t. Le Roy King. Lawrence Retvner, and the Messrs. Macy, Suydam, and Kent. Concert at Mr. W. K. Vgnderbllt'g. The first of three concerts under tha auspices ot the ThrM Arts Society was given yesterday at the home of William K. Vanderbllt. Sr. The other two will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Alexander on Thursday afternoons, keb. 14 and 21. The Rameau trio. Miss Susan Metcalfe, and Mr.-harles Gilbert were tha artists yesterday. Thia Evening's Dances, , This evening's dances include a email private dance to be given by Mrs. Miguel R. Martlnes for her daughter. Miss Carmen Martinez, at 25 West Tenth Street. Mrs. Henry R. Worthington has arranged for a dance for over a hundred guests at Delmonico's in the small ballroom, and the Friday Assembly will meet at the same place in tbe Urge ballroom. The second Friday junior dance will also be held at Sherry's for young girls not out. Mrs. Wood to Marry on Saturday. The marralge of Mrs. Ethel Hunt Wood of this city and Lucten Hamilton Tyng. grandson of the late Stephen H. Tyng. will be held at the Church of the Ascension on Saturday, and will be followed by a family dinner at the home of Mrs. W. Allen Bartlett. After a brief bridal trip Mr. and Mrs. Tyng will live In Philadelphia, J. H. Schlff Dines President McCret. Jacob H. Schlff gave a dinner last nlgat at his home, 903 Fifth Avenue, in honor of President James McCrea of the Pennsylvania Railroad. There were some thirty guests. Including men eminent In finance ana the railroad world. TALKED ABOUT IN SOCIETY. The fifth and last of the Saturday evening dances will be given at Delmonico's to-mon-ow evening, Btowe Phelps leading the cotillion. These dances, which are among the few of the subscription dances given for the older set, are always well patronized, and have been unusually popular this season. They are already organized under the same management tor another year. The brides of this week seem to have been richly endowed with both beauty and Jewels. Miss Adaline Havemeyer's wedding presents, which numbered 850, Included a diamond tiara, the rift of her mother; while Mrs. Maurice Heckscher. ne Miss F. Louise Vanderhoef, received a string of pearls as the gift of the bridegroom. j April weddings are already scheduled to take place, among which will tx that of Mlaa Constance Burlingame, a daughter cf Mr. and Mrs. F. Burllngame of this city, to Mr. Tracy Hoppln. which will take place early in the month. Mr. Hop-pin is a nephew of Mrs. J. Pierpont Morgan. . Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Trask, who have made their permanent home in Saratoga for the last few years, are seldom in New York, but Mr. Trask, who has retired from active business, is very much interested In the plans for his new Summer home at Lake George, which be ia building on the islands known as tho Three Brothers, and where he has recently acquired a bungalow for the Summer months. He Is occasionally seen In New York in the week. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tuckerman Tower, who have left Tuxedo, have taken the W'ilmerdlng house. 1 East Seventy-seven a Street, for the Winter. ' Social Notes. The wedding of Miss Marguerite Loew, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Edward V. Loew, and Robert Cutting Lawrence, whose engagement waa announced in these columns on Saturday, will be held on April 11 ln.SU Thomas's Church. Arthur Delano Weekea, Jr.. will give his bachelor dinner at Delmonico's on Feb. 10. His marriage to Miss Hlgginson is set for Feb. 2T. Mr. and Mrs. James Scrymser will leave town Feb. 21 for Jekyl Island, taking a party of young people, including their niece. Miss . Charlotte Delafield, with them. ' - ,' There will be a benefir performance, at which Bonci is to sing at 3 o'clock this afternoon at the Waldorf-Astoria, In aid of the Home for Old Men and Aged Couples. It ia under fashionable patronage. A cake and candy sale, from 2 until 6 this afternoon, will be held at the home of Mrs. Clarence M. Hyde, 284 Madison Avenue, by the Children's Branch of the Loomls Sanatorium Guild, for the support of free beds for consumptive children at tbe Loo mis Annex. - The tableaua vlvanta planned for the benefit of the New York Orthopaedio Dla-rensary and. Hospital for Feb. 13 at the Waldorf have been abandoned. Mrs. Ward's Bridge Class will meet thia afternoon at the home of Mrs. William H. Rolston. and there wlU be a distribution of prises for the season. Mrs. William McAlpln. 11 East Ninetieth Street, will give a large bridge party thia afternoon., ,-. Mrs. George W. Bramwell will give tha first of two receptions with music this afternoon at 123 East Fifty-sixth Street Mrs. John Woodruff Simpson will entertain with a luncheon to-day. In honor of Miss Phoebe A. Seney. Mrs. George Bliss and the Misses Bliss will be at home at 887 Fifth Avenue, and Mrs. George E. Edgell and Mrs. Austin Cotjbln will be at home at 78 Park Ave-nuethln afternoon. wThhinelander Stewart has leaned the Lewisohn house, 14 East Flfty-eeventh Street, for several years. Mrs. Joseph' H. Choate will entertain the Thursday E vetoing Club at Sherry's on Feb. 14. - . WHITE HOUSE RECEPTION. Last State Function of the Season Held for Army and Nsvy Sptcial t Tkt Kra York Timtt. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. The last of the four state receptions, marking the social season at the White House, took place this evening, when the President and Mrs. Roosevelt received the members ot the Army and Nary at the annual levee in their bonor. , . The full Marine Band, stationed In the lobby, welcomed the Presidential party promptly at 9 o'clock, the Executive and Mrs. Roosevelt leading the procession which formed to the library on the second floor. The usual floral decorations of the main corridor were supplemented by the special flags of the Army and Navy, two enormous banners being placed over the doors leading to the eat room and state dining room, with smaller flags over the blue room door. , . Mrs. Fairbanks and Mrs. Root and Mrs. Hitchcock, all being on the sick list, the receiving Jine Included only five assistants. Mrs. Shaw. Mrs. Taft, Mrs. Bonaparte. Mrs. Metcalf. and Mrs. Straus. SOCIETY IN WASHINGTON. Sf4tiai is Tki S'rm Yfrk Times. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Shonta. who are making a record for dinner-giving seldom attained in a single season, bad a large party of young people to dine last evening. Qia. McKenzle entertained at dinner this evening In honor of Gen. and Mrs. Thomas H. Barry. . , Representative and Mra. Sibley had as their guests at dinner last evening; Justice and Mrs. Brewer. Senator and Mrs. Hopkins. Senator and Mrs. Taliaferro, Representative and Mrs. Dalxell, Representative and Mrs. Lamar, Representative a ir i4v T?frantflHv and Madden. , and Mr.- and Mrs. Theodore Miss Mattis entertained at luncheon to- sentative William McKlnlay. when her ruests were airs. vrF im Massachusetts. Mrs. William B. Ridgeley. Mrs, William E. Curtis. Mrs. Duncan of Portland. Me.: Miss Houghton of California. Miss Cameron. Miss Ninjent of St. Louis. Miss Ridgeley. Mlaa Squire. Miss The Ambassador from Austria-Hungary and Baroness nf ngrmiunri "rl1, tor New York for a visit of five days. Mrs. J. H. Edwards, wife of the As- . a r.f fh, Tr.1 .11 rv was the hostess at a tea this afternoon, given In coiTipiiiaicni " as i ' ter ot ibe Secretary X tU Treasury. . NEW D'ANNUNZIO PLAY MAY ASTONISH NEW YORK A Poetic Drama Dealing with Unpleasant Things. HORRORS IN STAGE -FORM Parricide, Sex Relatione, and Italian . Peasant Customs Dealt with ' Frankly by the Dramatist. The announcement that Gabriels d'An-nunxlo la coming to New York to attend the first performance of hia drama, " The Daughter of Jorio." has aroused Interest as to the nature of the play. Signer d'Annuntio is known here mainly as the author of certain sensuous dramas that Duse produced during her last American tour and which, though played In Italian, created widespread adverse criticism. As in the case ot many dramas founded on extravagant and repellent ideas, the poetlo quality of " The Daughter of Jorio " la offered as an excus for its other features. A translation la to be performed by Sotham and Marlowe at the Lyric Theatre, beginning on March 3,- and the appearance ot d'Annuntio In the city for th first performance will doubtless tend to create still another dramatic sensation tor the season. "The Daughter of Jorio" la written In three acta, and ia described as a " pastoral tragedy.". Naturally It la in verse and. as the translator's note says, it Is filled with "rich allusion to pagan and Christian folk-custom." Though tbe time of the play Is given merely, as " many years ago," the costumes are of the sixteenth century. The play opens the morning after the marriage of Aligi. the shepherd artist, and Vlendi di Clnxio. with the sisters of the bridegroom selecting garments for the bride. Tbe husband enters in a kind of trance and the bride In tears. While the women of the household and their friends are celebrating the nuptials according to the ancient customs of the country a woman enters in despairing condition, pursued by a crowd of lusty reapers. The woman claims the protection of the hearth, and Ornella, youngest sister ot the young husband, bars the door to the pursuers. The men from outside proclaim that the woman is Of ill fanfe and demand her. Aligi is fascinated, having seen a vision. When he finally opens the door to the mob he lays the cross on the threshold and they are awed. Just before the end of the act Lasaro, father of Aligi. appears with his head bleeding. In the fields he and another man have been fighting for the possession of this very woman. At the opening of the second act Aligi and Mils dl Corsa. the daughter of Jorio. the aorce.rer.the woman pursued in the first act, are living together in a hut. From the conversation it is learned that ft heir's Is a pure relationship. The woman appears to have been reformed by her real love. The man is planning to marry ber after sending his bride home to her parents. This marriage, It must be understood, has not been made complete. The father enters, and has his son carried away, bound. Ornella, the youngest sister, frees Aligi. and he returns to the hut Just as his father is on the point of assaulting Mile, the woman, who has been playing for time. In his anger, the son strikes down his father with an axe. In the final act all is despair. Aligi Is to die the horrible death of a patricide. His right hand is to be cut off, he la to be put in a sack with a fierce mastiff and thrown Into the deep waters. The only privilege left to his mother, almost Insane with grief. Is that of giving nlm a draught that will make him unconscious. At the last moment the daughter of Jorio appears. Pretending to be a sorceress, according to the popular belief of the power Inherited from her father, she takes the entire guilt upon herself and is condemned to be burned to death. Aligi. fatuously oeueving this to De tne true explanation of what he has done, curses the woman who has saved his life. Ornella alone appreciates the sacrifice. As Mlla Is led off the stage she exclaims: Tiie flame Is beautiful! The flame is beautiful!" MR. HIGGINS NOT SO WELL Dr. Hibbard Considers the ex-Governor Hopelessly 111. OLE AN, N. Y, Feb. 7. Dr. Hibbard made an early call on Mr. Higgius to night. He said that, while the ex-Gov ernor was not so well as be was yester day, his condition waa no more critical than on the first three days of the week. " While Mr. Hlggins's condition may vary from day to day," said Dr. Hibbard, " I consider him to be hopelessly iu." Sir W. H. Russell Very IU LONDON, Feb. 7.-Sir William Howard Russell, the veteran war correspondent who described the Battls of Bull Run for The London Times, is critically ill. The report issued by his physicians to-day says that his condition is most grave. Sir William Howard Russell was born In Ireland, In 1820, and began the practice of law In London in 1852. At the outbreak of tbe, Crimean war he became special correspondent of Tbe Times and was present at many battles. Later he described the Indian mutiny, acted as correspondent Of The Times during the civil war In the United States, was ia the field for The Times during the war between Prussia and Austria, and followed the Franco-German War for the same paper. He was in South Africa In 1870-80. and in Egypt to 18S3-b4. lie waa knighted lu Mr. Cannon Still Home with a Cold.' WASHINGTON. Feb. 7. Speaker Cannon la atlll confined to his home and probably will not be at the Capitol for two or three days. He is able to be about the house, but is suffering from a very severe cold contracted nearly a week ago. Queen Helena Receives Americans. ROME, Feb. 7. Among the Americana received at the Drawing Room held by Quen Helena to-day were Mrs. McCall, wife of Congressman McCall of Massachusetts, and her daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbllt Allen and their daughter. Gladys; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. Honey of Newport. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. GltUngs and their daughters ot Baltimore. Mrs. Talmage Mangan. J. B. Carter of Princeton. Director of the Archaeological School here, and Mrs. Carter, and George W. Breck of Chicago. Director of the American Academy here, and Mrs. Breck. Mrs. Mackay Aids Church Contractors ROSLTN. L. L. Feb. 7. Fear that the work on the new Trinity Episcopal Church here would be delayed owing to the assignment ot George A. Varney & Co., the contractors on the building. ' has , been dispelled by aa announcement from Mrs. Clarence H. Mackay that her husband will assist the firm to carry out the contract. Mrs. Mackay is having the church built aa a memoruu to ner momer. Auttrian Club Theatricals. Die Oesterreichlshe Geeellschaft .' New York" (the Austrian Club of New York) Is planning a pleasant evening for next Sunday. In the large ballroom of the Astor the comedy. " Cabaret xum Krapfen " (At the Inn of the Raven wnl be prevented. Following- this there will be a dance in tbe small ball room. MRS. ZEiSLER WINS AUDIENCE Her Playing' of Rubinstein's D Minor Concerto Feature of Concert. Fanny Bloomfleld-Zelxler and the much-played . Rubinstein D minor concerto proved to be the features of hut night's Russian Symphony Orchestra, concert at Carnegie Hail, and the modem Russian music, for once, was the least Interesting part of the programme. Mrs. Zelsler played the concerto vividly and dramatically. The second movement became under her fingers a beautiful song poem, and the last movement was taken at so swift a tempo and played with such fire and decision that the effect quite awept through the house. . Mrs. Zelsler was recalled many times, and finally played another number. - ' . ' The symphony for the occasion was Taneyeffa. In C minor, which was played two years ago by this orchestra. There seemed to some present no occasion for a revival of the work when auch Interesting Russian symphonic composers as Tschal-kowsky, Glasounoff. and Rlmsky-Kersa-koff have written infinitely better works. Serge Ivanovich Taneyeff Is a professor In the Moscow Conservatory, who, although he has composed comparatively little. Is regarded as one of the Interesting men In the modern Russian school. This symphony has all the earmarks of late Russian music, but little of the real passion and charm ot the best of the Slav school. The scherzo is the most effective movement A new suite by Sibelius had been announced, but three short numbers were substituted an intermezzo, " Night," by Napravik. for strings, which was very slight, but pretty; Arensky's " La Coquette." a charming character piece, which was redem&nded, and Seroff's "Cossack Dance," which ended on the strings, plzzlcattt. in a most surprising fashion, after a full orchestral climax. The programme closed with Rimsky-Korsakoff's overture .to " May Niht which has been played before at these concerts. ,. The orchestra, under the direction of Modest Altschuler. played unevenly, and in the concerto seemed to show a lack of rehearsal with the pianist. WILL SING ON HONEYMOON. Miss Peppercorn to Spend Her First Married Weeks on a Concert Tour. Tbe mystery of Gertrude Peppercorn, the English pianist, who was announced to appear in America during January, and who forfeited her contracts at that tim pias been solved. The young woman will arrive here to-day on the steamer Amer-ika. With her she brings her new husband, who was responsible for the cablegram she sent to her .-managers in Jan uary: " Impcssible to come." Miss .Peppercorn had been booked for an extensive tour beginning on Jan. 15 in Washington. As the day drew near for her first concert, her American managers began to question her by cable. The answers at first were vague. Then, when It was evident that the pianist could not arrive in time for the first concert, she sent the quoted cablegram, implying that she was ill. Her managers kent the cables hot with hints of what happened to artists who broke contracts and did not have a doctor's certificate. The result is that Miss Peppercorn finally decided to spend her honeymoon in America. fcne win raaae ner first appearance in Boston on Feb. 12. and will give a recital here, in Mendelssohn Hall, on Feb. 15. She will be in America, at least twelve weeks. FROHMAN OFFERS A PLAN. If Aldermen Will Bar Speculators Thestres Will Shut Off Hotel a. At a hearing held yesterday on theatre- ticket speculation by the Aldermanlc Committee on Laws and Legislation in the City Hall Daniel Frohman and ex- Judge Dlttenhoefer, counsel for the the atrical trust, promised that it the Alder men did away with the sidewalk specu lator they would see to it that no tickets were turned over by theatre managers to the hotel agencies. .' On the other hand Aldermen 8ulllvan, Downing, and Doull. all Tammany lead ers in the board, asserted frankly that they believed the . ordinance under dis cussion was a trumped-up affair to drive the small speculator out of business to the advantage of the hotel agent, and David Neuberger, representing the small speculators, declared that if an ordinance waa passed forbidding any speculation at all every theatre in the city would raise Its prices within thirty days. Tbe long bearing brought out little that was really new. Judge Dlttenhoefer asserted that the sidewalk speculators obtained their tickets by fraud and deceit, but no denial was made of the fact that the hotel agencies were supplied under contract with the managers and were allowed to return unsold tickets. Mr. Frohman. to the surprise of many present, said that these agencies only received ten or twenty seats nightly for the best plays, but admitted that the business done by the agencies meant a business of about $20,000 a year to the theatres. No Indication was given at the close of the hearing as to what the committee would report to the full, board. AMUSEMENT NOTES. " The Hypocrites " will havs Its two hundredth performance at tbe Hudson Theatre on Monday. Fab. 18. Tbe Ueblers announc that thay are to launch a second company to play " Salomy Jane " In the West next season. At the Barm benefit at the Casino on Feb. 19 K. H. Sot hern will appear in tha closet scene from " Hamlet." supported by Misa Kruger aa the ijueen. Mr. Uira ae tha Kins, and Mr. Bangs himself, thoujh ha Is in poor health, ss Poionius. Frank Daniels, In a new comle opera. ' The Tattooed Man." by Victor' Herbert. Harry B. Smith, and A. K. C. Fowler, wiu follow Lulu Glaaer at the Criterion Theatre, beginning on Monday, Feb. 18. It will be pren'ed for the l.rst time In Baltimore next Monday. The arrangements for tha newsboys benefit, to be he'd at the Academy or Mueie on Sunday, M i :-ch 3. are aearlna completion. A vaudeville bill has been planned by Oeorfe Cbban and Bam Harris. The newsboys need 19.000 and every effort is being made to get it lor them. - ' THE WEATHER. WASHINGTON. Feb. T Ufht snow has fallen In the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys and Tennessee, and rain has set In over the Southeast. States. Elsewhere the weather has been 8taamr departing Friday for European ports will have freeh and variable winds and cloudy wea'her to the Urand Banks. FORECAST FOR TO-DAT AND SATURDAY. Eastern New York. New Jersey, Eastern Penneylvsnla, and !! ware tj no Friday; slightly warmer: Saturday fair; light variable winds, becoming freah northeast. Tha temperature record for the twenty-four hours ended at nildnirht, taken from the thermometer at the local oi'flce ot the United States Weather Bureau, is aa loitowa: 1004. 1907. leoe. leoT. 5 A. M 13 IS 6 A-M 12 11 S A. M " 4 P. M 2 22 P. M Tr 20 P. M......3 20 12 P. M 23 ltt This thermometer te ICS feet above the street level. The a vyrat, - temperature yesterday waa IT; for the corresponding date last year It was SO; average on the corresponding date tot tbe last twenty-five years, 81. . The temperature at 8 A. M. yesterday was 13; st S P. M. it was 21. Maximum temperature, S3 degrees at 2:50 P. M : minimum. 11 degrees it t A. M. Humidity, T3 per cent, tlta, M. ; Tl per eeat. at P. M. -. . The Lonely! Ladj , : of Grosvenor Square is lonely no tonger. Thousands are charmed , by her at the Bookstores. THOMAS'S "f.HGNON " AT THE MANHATTAN Mme. Bressler-Gianoli in the Part of the Heroine. : EXCELLENT IMPERSONATION Messrs. Eoncl, Arlmondl, and Mugnox and Mme. Plnkert In ths I ' - Cast. Wlsnon.. .............. ...If me. Breesler-OlanoM ----- -mmrnwwm eeaeaee .,. aix. uishdjs; Ouailelme M. Bond M. Arlmondl Ijaerte M. Qlllbert Glarne .! m. Muraos Conductor M. Cleofonte Camsanlai. Ambrolse Thomas's opera of " Mlgnon was given for the first time at the Manhattan Theetre last evening. The opera has practically disappeared from the current repertoire: It has had but a few scattered performances In various languages In the last doren years, a few at the Metropolitan, a few by wandering opera companies that have from time to time visited New York. But for a few brilliant and charming tunes the opera seems today dull and tiresome, especlaUy the long first act These tunes are favorites always, but they are paid for by long stretches of music that Is now faded and of little dramatlo effectiveness. It Is like " Lakme," an opera that has taken root In Paris that produced it and that tenaciously holds Its piece there, but droops and withers In other musical latitudes. Great singers have devoted themselves to it in the past.. but Its day as an active item in the operatic lists has long since begun to wane. Lait evening's performance, which was given in Italian, was not one of the best that have been heard at the Manhattan, though it had excellent features, but It did not seem to carry its verve and spirit across the footlights as so often has been the case in these' performances. For -on thing, It gave Mme. Breseler-Olanoll the first opportunity she has had here of emerging from the rCle of Carmen and ehowlng that sh has powers that encompass other operatic characters, which is an excellent thing both tor Mme. Bressler-Gianoli and for the public. Her representation of the heroine was an admirable dramatic study, prevailing more through her skill in action and in the dramatic nuances and expressiveness of her song than through power or charm ot voice. Her acting was characterised by delicacy and potency In its representation of emotion. Vocal brilliancy she did not show; yet .le waa nowhere incompetent to cope with the music, and there wnre understanding and dramatic temperament in all she did. Mme. Plnkert was the Filina; she could not give it the grace and allurement that rightfully belong to it, but Its light and flowery muste is the sort that she sings so admirably, with so much clearness and facility. Mr. Bonci was elegant and sympathetic as Guglielmo, and . Mr. Glllbert made a delightful character out of Laerte. Mr. Arlmondl has done many good things, but his Impersonation of Lotario is not one of them. He was not at home in this part, and groped through. It, a strange and unsympathetic figure. There was an undue amount of tremolo in his singing. Still more was there in Mr. M ignos's in the part of Oiarno. The chorus sang with energy and life, and Mr. Campahlnl lost no opportunity of bringing out the rhythmic force and the superficial brilliancy of the orchestral part. The performance was one of those outside Mr. Hammerstein's regular nlphts, and attracted a large audience to the Opera House, though not one of his largest ELMER S. DUNDY'S FUNERAL Many Friends of Lata Theatrical Promoter Attend. The funeral of Elmer S. Dundy took place yesterday morning at the home ot his mother, Mrs. Mary Dundy, in the Amldon, Broadway and Eighty-third Street The reception room, where the coffin waa placed, was completely filled with floral tributes from friends of the dead manager. A floral pall over the casket contained 6,000 violets, bound with hand-painted ribbon. It bore the inscription, " From Old Friends of the Hippodrome," and came from Mr. Dundy's former associates In the enterprise which he and Fredertc Thompson established. Mr. Thompson himself sent an immense heart of red roses. Wreathe came from the " Brewster's Millions " company, tbe employos of Luna Park, Georsre M. Cohan, members of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Kmployes' Benevolent Association, and the Coney Island Police and Fire Departments. More than 200 persons were present, including some members of the theatrical profession..' but more who were personal and business friends of Mr. Dundy. Mra Elmer Dundy, who was In Ohto at the time of her husband's death, returned in time tor the funeral. The pall bearers were Frederic. Thompson, Theodore W. Hamlin. Walter H. Toppen, Charles E. Robertson, John Kilborn, and Charles E. Esterbrooke. The service was performed by the Kev. Ferdinand S. Wilson of Bay-onne, Mr. Dundy's pastor, who emphasized Mr. Dundy's humanity and sense of Justice. The burial was In the old Moravian Cemetery; Staten Island, in tbe family plot where Mr. Dundy's father and sister are both buried. 1SABELLE URQUHART DEAD. Actress Had Undergone Two Operations in Rochester. Special te Tk ATns Ytrh Times. ROCHESTER, Feb. T. Isabella Urqu-hart died st 10:SO o'clock to-night at ths Homeopathio Hospital. . She waa taken to the hospital on Jan. 21. suffering from peritonitis, and two operations were performed. She seemed to be recovering from the second operation and the doctors began to think that all danger was removed. " Isabella Crq chart waa born 'on Dec. 9, 1885. Her father died when she was only fire years of age, and she spent m r.ch of . An ..i.. itr aa aa manv aetreases have done, in a convent 8he made her debut on Feb.' 1& 1881. as a chorus s-lrl In - Btllee Tsvlor " at the old Standard Theatre In this city. 8h played her Crst vmall role in ' Elfins and Mermaids." and tne following i:u Vf. DuvaL" From the Bprlng of 18S2 to the Summer of 1&33 she belonged to the Au-auBtln Daly company, and during that period was reen In "The Passing Regiment.''" Needles and Pins." and " The 8Mlss Vrquhart came Into greater note as a prima donna of musical comedy. Sne made her first appearance at the Casino In this branch of the work aa Cerise in " Erminie." During the five years ot her stay at that playhouse she was seen iR - The Marquis," " Madeton.' and as the Princess Eletk In "Nadjy." letter she went to Australia, and played in the British provinces with Sir Charles Wynd- h During the iast few years Miss Urqu-hart devoted much of her time to appearances In vaudeville. In 1902 she appeared in " The Diplomat" She waa one of the first to be engaged by Arnold Daly for his productions of the Bhaw satires, and she wrs the only one to remain with him througa thick and thin. She was appearing In vaudeville with Mr Daly in Shaw's " How He Lied to Her Husband when she was suddenly taken lit Isabella Urquhart was married to G-.iy Standing during ber London visit in ISStt. They were divorced six years later. WANT SAIXKMEN? ' Advertise oa the pace with business news la The New York Times. lc. per line, 1 time; I4e- per line, t consecutive times; t& per line. 1 consecutive uxaea. Telephone lw Bryant Auv. Tbe Cbsxspnfjne by wblcb otbers ere Judged H Made of selected grapes of the choicest vineyaLrxJi Naturally dry and pure. SELECTED BRUT Made only of the choicest vintage wines. Of exceeding purlry and dryness. v LORD GOSCHEN DEAD. On of ths Greatest Chancellors of ths Exchequer of Last Century. LONDON. Feb. 7. The Right Hon. Vis count Goschen died suddenly this morning at his residence, Seacox Heath, Hawk- hurst, Kent His death was quite unezpeated. It was due to heart disease. George Joachim Goschen. first Lord Goschen, waa regarded as one ot the greatest Chancellors of the Exchequer of the nineteenth century. Succeeding Lord. Randolph Churchill In 1880, It was be who carried out the scheme for reducing the interest on the national debt which has saved the country many millions of dollars. When the resignation of Lord Randolph waa accepted, to that statesman's astonishment, and Goschen wrs appointed In his place, he Is said to have exclaimed: "I forgot Goschen!" Lord Goschen waa a Liberal Unionist. He was among the Liberal leaders who broke away from the party when Gladstone introduced his Home Rule bill, and none of them waa more eagerly welcomed into the Unionist ranks. He was born In London in 1831. and. after a distinguished career at Oxford, devoted his attention for a time to the banking firm In which he waa a partner. When ne was 83 years old he was elected to Parliament for one of the London constituencies,- and he mr.de such an impression In the House of Commons that two years later Lord Russell appointed him Vice President ot the Board of Trade. In 18!8, when Gladstone became Premier, Goschen was advanced to the Presidency of the Poor Law Board, and in 1871 he was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. In 1874 he differed with Gladstone over the quetttlon of the Parliamentary franchise, but in 18m) Gladstone, who had long aro forgiven him, made him a Special Arobf ssador at Constantinople, lie had continued to represent London in Parliament, but In 18M0 was elected member for RIpon. Fivo years later he was elected for East Edinburgh. After servlns; as Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Goschen returned to the post ot First Lord of the Admiralty. In W he was Lord Rector of Aberdeen University and in l&K) Lord Rectorof Edinburgh University. In 1903 he became Chancellor of Oxford Utlversity. He was the author of several works on financial and economic questions. He was raisd to the peerage in 1JW0. His son, the Hon. G. J. Goschen, succeeds him In the title. COUNT J. A. CREIGHTON DEAD. Nebraakan Who Founded Collegea Was Enobled by the Pope. OMAHA. Feb. 7. Count John A. Crelgh-ton died at his home here early to-day. He was born In Licking County, Ohio, Oct. 13, 1S3L. When a youth he was employed by his elder brother Edward in the constmctlon of a telegraph line from Cleveland to Toledo. Very soon, however, he made two trading trips to Denver. On his return from the second expedition he engaged In equipping wagon trains for their long iourneys. About this time his .brother had taken the-contract for the construction of 700 miles of tbe Paclfio Telegraph, the first line to be completed across the continent. John was mado by his brother Superintendent of all the work. He set out for Montana at the time of the gold fever there and when he returned to Omaha he was (34,000 richer. In 18t!o he built a telegraph line of his own from Salt Lake to Virginia City, extending: it in the next year 1-1) mlies further to Helena. In 188 he returned to reside permanently In Omaha. He amassed a great fortune and devoted considerable of it to charitable and educational work. He was largely instrumental In establishing the Creighton University. In 18l8 be built the John A. Crelsrrton Medical College, and six years inter founded the Ld-ward Creighton Institute tn memory of his brother. He was a devout Catholic, and after having been made a Knight of St. Gregory was. In 1, created a Count of the Papal Court by Leo XIII. DEATH LIST 0F DAY. Preston Hopkins Leslie. HELENA. Mont, Feb. 7. Ex-Gov. Preston. Hopkins Leslie died at his home in this city this morning aged 83 years. He was born In Wayne (now Clinton) County, k'v Tn 1R4A ha w.ia admitted to the bar of his native county. His political career began in 1841, when as a Democrat ne waa elected; County Attorney' of Monroe Coun- tv Two vars later he was chosen a member of the Kentucky Legislature. In 1S32 he wrs elected a Btate senator, ar.a after serving through his term as such he ajrcun resumed the practice of law. In 18U7 he was strain elected to the State Stnate. This time he was chosen Speaker of the body. In the same year the offices of both Governor and Lieutenant Governor were vacant and Leslie succeeded, in turn, to both of these positions. Having (Uled out the unexpired term he was again eiectea.uovenior in wiw v-r whelming majority. Upcn leaving the office as Chief Executive of his State he was appointed a District Judge to fill a vacancy and President Cleveland tn 188 appointed him Governor of Montana. In lK&l he was appointed by President Cleveland as the United Btatea District Xttor. ney for Montana. After serving for four years he retired from public life. Benjamin W. Harris. BRIDGEWATER. Mass.. -Feb, T. Ex-Congressman and Judge Benjamin W. Harris died at his borne here early today. He waa born at Bridge water Nov. 10, 1823. After being graduated from Harvard Law School in 117 he was admitted to the -bar. and a dosen years later established in Boeton the law firm of Harris ft Tucker. He was tppoimea uniuo on District Attorney for the Southeastern District in 1838 and held that post until 1866. He was electtd to Congress In 1872, and was re-elected four times.- In Con-areaa he was known as the " Father of the Navy" owing to bis activities in measures for upbuilding tbe naval system. Walter Allen. Boston. Feb. 7. Walter Allen, an editorial writer on The Boston Herald for a number of years and an author of various historical and biographical books, died tonight ot heart disease at his home In Newton Highlands. He was born in Boston In 140 and was graduated from Tale tn 18C3. He bad been connected with papers tn Cairo. IIL. New York. Cincinnati, Portland. Me., and this city. Obituary Notes.' rstM. J. DE EARTH WALBACH QARDt-KIE& retire i. of the medical department. United States Army, died Tuesday nitiu st nla home, near LAplata. Md. Ua waa bora la tils Stale la IMt - ANDREW J. 6MITH. who died at his botae. 3S Keao Street, Erooklyn, oa Tuesday, was for many years a manufacturer ef show cards la Manhattan. He was bora in Mnrhsttan soveo-ty-aix yeaia ea. He leaves twe sons. ALFRED V. TICKXER, a retired mannfect-orer of void leaf, died en Tneeday at his heme. 69 Welrfield Street, Brockiya. lie waa born ia Philadelphia seventy years ao. He leaves a wtdow. two sons, and a daughter. EDWARD H- McCARTT died et fcls hone, We Grar.d Street. Brockiya. on Wednesday. He was M years old. a native t Ireland, and had for many years be a in era ber of l ptambiag turn of G&oerar VeCarty e fexooa- T; .:..V ) " Hitch your wagon te a star " if you woald sucossd. " Kontorlks " is the start to which ws have hitched our wagon, and slres ly ws have " felt the upward pulL From a srlsnttfie standpoint Kontorlk lenses ere perfect. Thr pneseee more points ef twrtt than anr other style ef lens made. This la how th conform to ths curve ef ths ere. 1 ) ( ) ( 7 ( ) ) ) The Idea is to simple and . also se scientifically correct thst we wonder it hss not been thought of years before. Ws examine " your eyes ty . the most approved methods (without ths use of "drops") and sssume full responsibility for our work, whloh combines ' that of both Oculist and Optician. No division of labor or responsibility, both are ours and tbe comfort sad satisfaction yours. Remember Kontorlks can be ( ) ( ( ( ) had only from X. MARTIN. Inc.'-) Kyeslbt Specialist. 17 West 25th St., New York, v and center Flatbush Av. and Livingsta tit., Brooklyn. MARRIED. FOGARTY HT7GQINS. -On Feb. , 1S0T. at ths .. tTnureh or tne oiessea racrmnieni. ny tne Kev Matthew Taylor. Helen Arden. daughter of . Mr. and Mrs. 1. Lenox Husslns. te Thomas Kocarty. ' - HOIXISON PITCHER. On Fsb. T, MOT. tx the . hoo-.e of the bride's parents, 80S President St., Brooklyn, N. T.. Edith Turner, daufhter of Mr. and Mrs. William tU Pitcher,- to Eugene -Helms Hodsson. DIED. -. ' " - BARTLETT. At Nice, France, res. A Jessie r R., wife of the late John Russell Bartlett.' Rear Admiral United 8 tales Navy. BEAVERS. On Thursday, reb. T, 1907 ' Vrs. Sylvia Hooker Bsavers. mother of Mrs. Oeorfe ' II. Raymond of Brooklyn. N. T. Funeral set-vires on Saturday, Feb. S, at the Second He formed Church, New Bruns- - wick. N. J.. oa the arrival of the 11 A. aC train from New York. DAVIDSON. At Northport. L. I., Feb. 8, 1S0T. Dr. Henry Harris Davidson, eldest son of the tats Robert DavlddOn. L. O., ia tbe 67th year. of his are. Funeral services wilt be held from the " Presbyterian Church cn Friday, Feb. S, at 1 P. M. ELY. On Wednesday. Feb. S, 1907. Ambrose v K. Ely. in his SoUi year. Funeral services at the residence ef his brothers, 47 West B7th St. Friday, 8th Inst.. at 11 o'clock. Interment at Livingston, N. J. EWALD. On Tuesday, Fsb. 6, 1S0T. Andrew. the beloved husband of Mary Cwaid. (see ; Bt-r.) In his 4tttn year. i Relatives and friends are Invited te attend f the funeral on Feb. 8, 1607, at :30 A. M.. at his late residence. TR4 9th Av.; tnence to the Church of the Assumption, West 40th 8V, where a solemn requiem mass will be offered for the repose of his soul. .. Kindly , oraU flowers. , FORD. On Feb. 7. at Palisades, Ksw Terk. ' Travers M .. youngest son of Hsrbert and Annie Van Oelder UriUley Ford, aged 4 years c and 1 month. . Funeral services at The PsrsonasS, P"l-sade. Feb. I. at S:80 P. M. HARRI3.-On Thursday, Feb. T, MOT. Thomas L. Harris. Jr.. son of Thomas L. and the late Anne Winterton Harria, ia the 624 year ef bis age. Ft! tiers 1 services Sunday, Feb. 10, at S'M P. M., at his late residence, SSI West wist St. ; ' IVOERSOLL. On Tuesday. Fsb. 6, 1007. at Montclalr, N. J.. the Rev. Edsrard Parson Ingersoll. D. D., formerly ef Brooklyn, N. T., in ths 734 yar of his age. Funeral services will be held at his Isle residence. 11 Park Bu, Montclalr, H. jr.. ek Friday. Feb. 8. 1007. at 11:45 A. M. Cr-riaaes will be In waltlns at tha D.. L. A W. etatimt, Montflslr. on the arrival of train ::- b-avlna- New York at 10 SO A. K. tntermeat -will te at Cleveland. Ohio. KEMPB.-Os Thursday. Feb. T. I00T, st the . residence of her sister. Mrs". Lewis Kee'. Tt West 122d St., Kate Kempe, ad S yesrs. ' Notice of funeral hereafter. KKOX. On Feb.: A' Jennie -May. dsughter ef the late Thomas R. and ef Jennie O. Ktox. Service Fridny. Feb. , M t J) P, M.. at S70 West UOta at. BHAW. Oa Thursday, Feb. T, 190T. suddenly, ef pneumonia, James W. Shew ef Broschty Ferry. Scotland, ia the 45tb year of bis age. --Notice of .funeral hereafter. gTITES. Passed away ea Wednesday evealng. Feb. A after a short illness, at nr late real-denee, 414 West UStb Bt,, Fseon T. Bobbins, wife of the late Elijah BUtss. ta the SMS year ' of her aee. Funeral eervlues at the Chorea ef tbe Divine Paternity. 70th BC and Central Parte -West. Saturday morning. Feb. 9. st 11 o'clock. . Interment at the soavojiussoe of tbe family. ' VOOFLET. Ot Thursday, Feb. T 1907. at t M A. M.. Ssmnel . Voeeiey, in his 0U year. Funeral servt:s at his residence, 119 Arlington A.. Mount Oliver, Ptttsbarg, pena..' en Sunday aftatwoua st I iO o'clock. Frieeds of the family are respectfully invited to attend. CSKXTZSIZS. THE WOODLAY.T CEtiETERY Is readily accessible by Rtrina trains frees Grand Central Station. Weosler and Jerome Avenue trolleys, and by carnage. Lotafl?3ap. Tslephone OrasQBrcy) tor Book ef Views, or representative. Oi F1C. ze EAST tSD T, X. T. CITT. USDEBTAXIIS. Frank E. CasaaheU la., 141-141 west 114.-C ha pole. Ambu.aaos Service. Tel. Cnelsaa Stephen stnnP.iTT erRiAi. cn ' Sta Av. aed lath U Tsi. lit fhsiaea. MARRIAGE AKD DEATH W OTIC ES Inserted tn THE KEW YORK Hats will, epos application, appear simultaneously, without extra coarse tor either Insertion or tale-graphing. tD any or all of the f oite sin-aaaM4 morning newspapers; Boston Coo. .... iPtttaburg Dispatch, buffalo Courier. Providence JowresX Clactnaall Enquirer. (Rochester Hrc'd. Chlefege Ke"r4-HeraM;M. Uouis Hepubue. Cleveland t late Dealer. 7t. Paul Pvoeieer Trees. FailedelpBU . P b 1 1 cyrecce Fst-4tacdd. Ledger. , IWaatmstoo seat.. . Cilembla Night at - Ths Red Mill." The cUss ef Iftoa. Columbia. University, took poeseeston last night of tbe Knickerbocker Theatre, where Montgomery and Ctene ore appearing in " The Kd M1IL" Tbe house was decerstjd with the college colors in their nonsr. ad : President Bo tier and his family occupied the stags box. '

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