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AGED COUNTESS DEAD Was an 'American Woman and Matriarch of Great Ducal House. [CojTTlriit. IPC*3, by th» Brentwood Cbaiyany.] Old Countesa Olivier d* la Rochefoucauld, matriertrb of th« ducal house of that name, who has just died in Paris at the age of nearly ninety, was &a American woman, a M!sa Eupnraa'.ne Montgr>m*ry. of New Orleans;, member of a family which Is *■ well known in Washington and in »w Tork a* in the Crescent City. Her husband. fin Jat« Count Olivier, who died more than twenty years ago. was a son of Duke Francis de la Rochefoucauld. The latter emigrated, along with the royal princes of Bourbon, from France- at the time of the great Revolution at the- close of the elghtecrth century, married at The Hague a L«evan• -.<» lady, a native of Constantinople, and by her had three tons. The eldest. Olivier, marrtefi away back in 1853 Miss Montgomery, of New Orleans; the second led to the altar Anne Perron, daughter and heiress at a French soldier of fortune, who, having taken service under some of the native rulers of India, M their troops there against the English under Sir Arthur WeUesley, afterward first Duke of Wellinjrion. When his employers finally surrendered to the English. General Perron returned to France, end having "shaken the pagoda tree." an the sayin? gnea. to some purpose, found himself In the possession of a colossal fortune, which was inherited by his daughter, born of his union to the daughter of an IndJan rajah. All this wealth of Indian origin is now in the possession of the grandchildren of old Countess Frederick de la Rochefourau'd. nee Perron. They are the Austrian Countess n—.ertera and the Italian Duchess SalTiati. the Princess Lanceliettl and Princess Chigi, all three of Italy. Ths other brother of Olivier, namely. Hippolyte, b'ko married an heiress, the daughter of a rich ■Vjaj named Roux, and his eon. Gaston de la Rochefoucauld, is the widower of Sir Horace Rumhold's fister Emily, whose first marriage, to George Henry Cavendish, was severed by divorce in 18-jS, end who was the adopted daughter of Baron Delmar, of Berlin, banker of Frederick "William 111 ar.d the first Jew to be ennobled by the Prussian Crown. Old Countess O!i\i»r de la Rochefoucauld's eldest son. Guy. was sentenced three years ago to a term in Jail for breaking his cane on the head cf a Paris policeman in a church door riot, at the Cbn« when the French government was endeavoring to take an inventory of the possessions and treasures of the various churches about the country. Count Guy, who is a man of about fifty-five, insisted that if he had rendered himself guilty of ar,.v -violence, it was because he had caught sight cf the policeman whom he had caned in the act of maltreating his twenty-thre«-year-old son. Count Henry. The authorities, however, took the ground that it was Henry who was ill treating the policemar:, ST.d sent him to jail also for three months, r.tae!y. In the model penitentiary of Fresnes. Couth Guy and hie eldest son. as well as his brothers and nephews, havo always been noted for their combative disposition and for their readiness to right on each and every occasion, which is ascribed hi France to the American blood .in their reins that comes to them through their mother and from those Louisiana planter ancestors of hers, that i« to Fay. a class particularly impatient of contradiction. All of them de la Rochefoucaulds bear the t1tl« of count. The head of the entire family is their ftcond -nd third cousin. Francois, Due de la Rochefoucauld, married to Miss Mattie Mitchell, of Portland. Ore., ■■i whose only child, a boy of four, who br>r«? th» title of Due de LJancourt. died the ether day. Through the little fellow's demise. It Is th» dukes on 1 }- brother. Count Gabriel de la Rochefoucauli. like him an officer of the reserve branch of the French army, who becomes heir to the fami'v honors, whirh include the three dukedoms, of la Rochefoucauld, de Uancourt and dAnville, a* vil as the title of Prince de Marcilac Th« mother rf th«» duk« and hi? brother was a woman of ax- Imnerjr tmmble birth, according to some the canfOniere or smbulanci*re attached to th» brigade of troop? In which the late duke was serving in Africa i-^ tijo Aigeriar. campaigns. It is said that *h« Fa-red his life by nursing him when wounded. At any rate, his marriage was a colonial romance wn'ch cave great offence to the other member! of his family. Th* '" hi ttochefOwgataW famHy was founded in Uk t^nth century by a younger eon of the Sir* de Lvsignan. Da Christian name was Foucauld. and. having the Castle af la Roche, in the. < "harer.te, he FTj-led it la Roche- Foucauld. from which his desceriiJast* have taken their name. His heir "ixteen generations later la the male line direct was a roble of suSclent importance to be. invited to act as godfather to King Francis I. on the occasion of his christening, and when Francis came to the throne he created his sponsor a count- L«oulb XIII promoted the Count de la Rochefoucauld of his day to a dukedom, and to-day the family possesses no less than Fix French dukedoms antedating the great French Revolution, namely, the three already rntnticrjed above, besides those of Estissac; of Doudesuville, and of Rochgruyone, as well as the Italian dukedom of Blsaccia and the Spanish dukedom of d'Estrees, which latter carries with it the Gran- Cfzza. ANOTHER. COMMAND FOR LORD CHARLES, Report* of official origin are being industriously propagated by friends of the present Cabinet, to ye effect 'hat Admiral Lord Charles Boresford, on the impending termination of bis command of the great Channel Fleet, will be appointed to one- of the • -" important berths in the service on shore. Pos- FiKj- this Is merely intended to arrest th« popular sgitafien which has been caused by the general impression • -at Lord Charles Beresford has been pubjected to p-oM'y unfair treatment by the Admiralty, end that the officer who stands highest In public favor as the foremost commander of the British navy Is being sacrificed to the Jealousy and animosity of cliques at "Whitehall. This agitation has grown to such an extent as to become a source cf much concern to the Cabinet. It is possible, however, that the latter may be really in earnest about giving Lord Charles a shore command. For it would not only have the effect of putting an end to OH movement in his behalf, but would also prevent - ■ from entering Parliament and from becoming one of the bitterest critic* and foes of the Inlet ration. A* long as he continues in active *err!c*. either ashore or afloat, he is forced by the laws of discipline to remain silent and to refrain from assailing th» Admiralty; and it is no secret that on several occasions he has been given command, even by First Lords of the Admiralty who were opposed to him, merely in order to reduce him to eilence. There are only three shore commands open to an nfnc«?r of Ms rank, namely, those of the Nore, of Plymouth and of Portsmouth. Of these, that of Portsmouth Is the Boat lucrative and important, carrying with It an official residence, possession of a steam yacht, the governorship of Portsmouth, and * rtiary and allowances amounting to about 120.000 a yeir. Portsmouth, moreover, is England's great«t rsfcval arsenal and stronghold, and. besides this, er..toy« the advantage of being but a little over an hour's run from London. Unfortunately, however, fcr Lord Charles, the Portsmouth command Is filled by Admiral Hir Arthur Fanshawe, who Is his junior ia point of age, and who was on y appointed a few mor-thj ago: and the Mm* thing applies to Plymouth, ka which Admiral Sir William Fawkes was asalarieO or.':y last year. As for the Nave, a successor to Sir Oerard Noel hss oniy Ju*t been appointed. Portsmouth i* probsfcly the only shore b-rth which Lord Charles «nooM be willing to accrpt as in keeping with h'.f rank; and if it Is really Intended to place him there, the Admiralty will ' '■ forced to perpetrate anmb'r piece cf unfairness, by removing Sir Arthur Fanshawe from the blue ribbon of the servlco inrK IWors the completion of Ms term, and. In fact, Just after getting settled there Lady Charles tv"ul<J b* in her element at Portsmouth. For i«ri" la extremely hospitable, very fond of society, and *"u'd shine as a •.«s both on the occasion of lie visits of fore!£n naval rquadror.s and during the Cown ■eat. NON-HOTAI. GRANDSON OF A KING. *>;■! count Gustav Brandenburg. v' oae death has Just taken place at his chateau of Domanze, in BOhU. In his ninetieth year, was the last survivirij? irrtnoson of Kin« Frederic* William 11. who. • eVtaaeatlr «t lra Ti£c merits were r-t tli» most extra - Clnarv character. Frederick William, while crown prince, had b*-*n forced by his uncle and predeeee*^r. Frederick th« Great, to wed, first of all. Princess Elizabeth of Brunswick, whom he divorced, aed th«*n Prlnc*ss I>oui»e i if lie«s«, both unions TtfUn: •ntl^-ly lovelf-ts and brought about solely tor political and dynamic reason*. K«n» Frederick William and Wue*n Louise mad* at* pretenre whatever of entertaining the slightest •dttctioo for one another, and after they bad provided for the continuation of th* dynasty by the birth of ;om» eight children. th« eldest of whom succeeded to the throne as Frederick William 111 of Prussia, the Queen gave her ready consent to her consort's morganatic union with the beautiful Countess Julia Voss. The latter would not listen to the King's suit unless it received the sanction of the Church, and clergy were found who were sufficiently devoid of conscientious scruples to perform the ceremony of morganatic* marriage on November 12. 17S7— that Is to sAy, notwithstanding the fact that him marriage with the Queen was in no sens* abrogated. The young countess, who seems to have entertained compunctions as to the value of the blessing of the Church obtained under such circumstances, died a little more than a year later, not long after Eivine birth to a son. who received the title of Count Ingenhelm: and though she was deeply and sincerely mourned by the King, h« consoled himself a few years later, in 1791. by contracting another morganatic marriage of the same kind with Countess Sophie Doenhoft, Queen Louise again giving her consent in writing to the ecclesiastical union. Countess Sophie Doenhoff, though very lovely, was entirely different In character to Countess Jr.! la. Voss. She was extremely ambitious, and took such an active part in political and court intri«rues that she ended by forfeiting her husband's affection and Incurring the hatred of his family and of his ministers to such an extent that she was banished to Keuchatel. She bore him, however, two children, a son and a daughter. The son was created, not long after his birth, Count Brandenburg, and died in 1555. as general of the army, and after having filled for a number of years the office o" Prime Minister of Prussia. Of his three sons, the. two eldest died as generals in ISS2, and th« third and only survivor. Count Gustav. has Just been laid to his rest, without leaving issue, the title of Count Brandenburg thus becoming extinct. MARQUISE DE FONTENOY. MME, NORDICA'S CONCERT. Th«» recital of songs by Mme. Lillian Xordlca, twice postponed because of the singer's indisposition, took place in Carnegie Hall yesterday afternoon and served, first of all. to show how strong a hold upon popular admiration she has. The audience which had assembled to hear her filled the hall : its outpourings of approbation were many, enthusiastic, most cordial and undeniably sincere. In the same degree they were honorable to the artist, whose great services in behalf of dramatic music are remembered with particular gratitude at the present deplorable Juncture of affairs In our opera houses. Mme. Nordlca's programme was one of generous proportions, but was provided with breathing spells in which Mr. Albert Spaldlng played violin solos to pianoforte accompaniments by Mr. Andre Benolst. Mr. Benoist also played all of Mme. Tordlca'a occompaniments except those for a group of seven songs by Brahms, Van der Stucken, Tschalkowsky. Richard Strauss and Schumann, in which *he had the help of Mr. Walter Damrosch, and who, coming 1 unannounced, shared the honors with her. The second of the three Schumann song* ( "Irh grolle nicht") was stormlly redemanded. Mr. Benoisfs contributions to the pleasures of the afternoon also cmII for praise. There were no traces of illness in Mme. Nordlca's voice, which, when not strained, was luscious and opulent in quality. A CONCERT OF CHAMBER MUSIC. The Knelscl Quartet gave the last of its concerts of chamber music In Mendelssohn Hall last night. The gentlemen had the assistance of Miss Katharine Goodson. who played the pianoforte part in Brahma's quartet in <» minor (op. 38), which brought the concert to a close. It was a happy conclusion to a series of entertainments which have been especially enjoyable this season. Three movements (first, second and last) of Dvorak's "American" quartet, and a cheery quartet In <i major by Mozart preceded the Brahms number— music ingratiating in every measure and free from every perplexity. The Joyous spirit which infused It when it gushed from the hearts, fancies and brains of its Veators was reflected again in Its recreation and mad« its hearers happy. Miss Qoodaoa'a co-operation was worthy of her artistic fellows, she pairing the crispr"«s. lucidity and gracefulness of their utterances In the final number and winning a special measure of approbation by the brilliancy of Brahms « concluding gypsy rondo. PADEREWSKI TO CONTINUE TOUR. Ignaee Jan Paderewskl, the pianist, who is spending fly« days at the Manhattan Hotel, unable to play because of rheumatism In his right arm. will continue his tour next Friday, when he will leave. JS.CVV York to give a cr>nr»rt in Dayton. Ohio. Mr. Paderewskl will play four times next week The. pianist wa« obliged to interrupt his tour In Minneapolis last Friday right. His rheumatism has compelled him to cancel three engagements of the tour, which will b« competed next week. T. <} Sharp, his serretar>-. said yesterday that If Mr. Paderf-wpkl h«<l not b~rn a pianist he would neveh&v. noticed the attack of rheumatism, which has almost disappeared. OPERA NOTES. ■ • }.- a ; c- rf" ' will be sung on Monday and Friday evenings of next week at the Metropolitan Opera, House, which will b« the last of the regular season. Mr. Scottl will again be heard In th« title part. "Tristan und Isolde" will I" 1 given for the first time on Tuesday evening, with Mmes. Gadskl and Homer and MM. Burrian. Boomer. B!aB?. Miihlmann and R*iss. "Faust" will be given on Wednesday evening, with ftfmea Farrar and Fornla and MM. Martin, Amato and Dldur: "Die Meisterslnger" on Thursday evening, with Mnies. Gadski and Homer and MM. Jorn. Boomer. Oortts. Re!** and Hlnckley. A double, bill, consisting Of "Cavalleria Rustlcana" 'and "II Barbifre di Sivlglla,'* will b« rung at the Saturday matinee. Mr. Caruso will be the Turiddu. The other singers will be at— Ml Destlnn and Gay ami Mr. Amato. Mmc De. Pa-«juali and MM. Campanari. Dldur «nd Paterna will sing in Rossini's opera. ' Tannhauser" will be given at popular prices on Saturday evening, with Mmc?. Morena. Kaschowska and Sparkes and MM Burrian, Goritz and Bla*s. Verdi's "Requiem Mac's" will be repeated at the concert on Sunday evening. Rinaldo Grassi. of th« Metropolitan, has be-n engaged to appear at Covent Garden, London, during the regular season. Mme. Gemma Belincioni. the Italian soprano, will r,e one of the "star" members of the Manhattan Opera Company next season, announces O. Pluiutl. Mm*. Donalda. who was with him during his first year, will also sing for Mr. Hammers- BARNARD ALUMN/E BENEFIT. Th" Barnard alumnsr- an<i their fl tends have agreed that "An Engltshmans >iome" is a "hit." The organizatinn bought out the Criterion for laj=r night's performance, and realized a thousand or jnore dollars for the fund established for th« benefit for indigent stu<l<--nts. Mrs. <"laren<~» Markay. \vdrr-w < 'a rn »■«■(<■■. Mrs. < "ornelitis Vanderhilt ami Justice GUderaleeve oocopied the hoTca THE WEATHER REPORT. Official Kerord and Forwsi*. — Waafatngtoil March 23. — The. barometric disturbance that caused heavy rain In California Saturday nljclil and Sunday has drifted slowly eastward over the middle and southern Bock] Mountain district*, attended by a cloud and rain area that now covers the Middle Western and Southwestern states. I>ur- Ing Wednesday the. area of precipitation will extend over the central valleys, and wlil reach the Atlantic states Thursday. Temperatures l : a*« risen from th- Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Coast, and will continue to rise during the next two days In the KaMern districts. Another disturbance will cross the country from about March 25 to I*. attended by general precipitation and followed by cooler weather that will reach the Atlantic Coast about March 29. The winds along th« New England and middle Atlantic noaets will be HfT^t " ncl variable. »!))ftipir to moderate paster! v along th« south Atlantic Coast, moderate southen»teriv' along the. Oulf Coa«t. moderate to brisk southerly, and on Lake Michigan, moderate southerly, shifting to brisk northerly. Wednesday for European ports will steamers i*i*i l\r,g Wednesday for European r-o'is will »-.\e 'llrht variable winds, shifting to moderate and brii-k easterly. with fair. followed by showers, to the Grand Backs. Korern«t for PpeHal I.o<-fiH(le*. For Saw Knglanrt. faJr and warmer to-day; rain Thursday: winds shifting to moderate easterly. 9>r Eastern New York and New Jerasy, Increasing cloudings, and warmer to-day: rain Thursday; moderate C *fr t nr*' l the"' District «if Columbia. Qastern Pennsylvania, rv.i>L>M i-'l Maryland, !iiTe.a»:nc cloudlnrm nn.] S2£s£w^ay: rain 10-nlght and Thursday; winds hlfttr« to easier'-. «n1 lu< I » Bllna;, Western New Y.rK. Inf-or 'VentrM, Pennsylvania and Western New York, in rreailinr cloudiness and warmer to-da;; rain to-night ami Thursday. Loral Offlrir.l It*rord.— The following official r«<-or<t f-nm the weal bureau shows the changes in the temreratiire for the last twcnt] Saw hour*. In comparison with me oorraapondtag date of lust year: 1808. 1909. | 19* • 1809. . . _ 44 ;<<i. 6 p. m V» «S I £5:::::::.: : « «rs>p. m *- *>* jo „, 4. «'"> 12 p. m 40 — 4 r „-, 44 r > M l Highest temperature >fst«rrlßy. * n ,, Aj.-.,>.A j.-.,>. ; 10-rest. -do. a^ erase 3 r >. average for corr<-sp*n.linp date <" |*f< ar . 47; a\ereßß for ccrTr«ro:id!ng date of l* st inlrty-thre* 'TiTca/Vrecaft: inrteaV.nc euoaAlßess/ and wanner Xty cti ; rain Tfeursday; moderate east »ir;i XEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. \vmy*ESDAY. "A. 1900. WORK ASIOSa THE BLIND TOLD BY MISS HOLT. Board of Education Will Hold Public Hearing. MJaa trinlfrerl Holt, daughter of Henry Holt, the author and publisher, will speak at tho Board of Education Building to-night. The board is contemplating the establishment of a number of classes for the instruction of blind children of school age. Miss Holt who is secretary of the New Tork Association for the Blind, at No. US East 59th street, will talk in favor of the adoption of the modified Braille system of raised letters as opposed to the New Tork point system. There will be a public hearing to-night before the committee on elementary schools, and advocates of both methods will present their views. A letter from Mies Helen Keller to Miss Holt, strongly favoring the Braille system, will also be submitted to the committee. The fai-t that one-quarter of all the blind children in all the blind schools of this country are unnecessarily blind was emphasized by Miss Holt and her associate. Miss D Flske Rogers, yesterday. BMnd stenographers were busily engaged in the ad- Joining room with the correspondence) of the association. Downstairs several blind women, young and old, were making baskets and weaving at small looms. Mias Holt said: "There are In th« United States more than sixtyfour thousand Mind persons. For the. blindness of sixteen thousand of these, many of whom are blind from one cause alone, there is no excuse except ignorance and neglect. "The ignorance is of many types; ignorance of conditions which produce blindness, ignorance of the car» of the eyes necessary in the schoolroom, and ignorance of the delicacy of the sensitive organ of sight Neglect Is also of many kinds, but the most serious is the neglect of the prevention of infections of the even of the new born, and of prompt and adequate treatment of the resultant inflammation when It occurs. Knowledge and promptness Are the two great factors in the prevention of blindness." The disease Is known as infant ophthalmia. It Is said to be an infectious disease, appearing at the time of birth, easily prevented if precautionary measures axe taken at once, or within a few hours after birth, and curable If, when it develops, skilled medical treatment can be secured quickly. It is, however, fatal to the sight if prompt preventive and curative measures are not taken, and ends In the destruction of the eyeballs. "The responsibility for preventable blindness must be laid to the charge of those who are a hie, or ought to be able to prevent it." said Miss Holt. "But a knowledge on the part of the public of tli^ dangers which may threaten the eyes will safeguard many eyes that otherwise would be lost. The blindness of babies must be prevented where possible." It is considered of great Importance to extend this knowledge, it was said, so that parents everywhere may insist on the use of a suitable prophylactic In the eyes of the new born, and that the careless members of the medical profession and trained nurses may be brought to a sense of their duty. Th« strangest Ignorance exists In the minds of people as to what th» blind can do. she said. Ehe Started the association work three years ago because Phe felt that the heaviest burden upon the blind was not blindness but idleness. She han given them work to do. and they have already BBC ceeded 88 makers of brooms, brushes, mat.", basket*. In simple carpentry and weaving, cobbling, typewriting-, piano tuning, massage, knitting, crocheting and plain *»w!ng. Dr. William H. Maxwell. City Superintendent of Schools, mid: "I here seen with admiration and delight th* work don* by Mtaa Holt's blind protegee In her rooms In F.a.°t l*th street. Whan I Me how much hns been accomplished by her and her society, I feel all th* more encouraged and stimulated to do Bomething for the blind children of this city. who havo not yet had a Chance In the public schools." • We are without a cent of money.*' Miss Holt added "Our endowment consist* of a debt amounting to ji.orm. We have the promise of mm <f we can raise m,** It appear* discouraging, hut this work cannot fall any mere than th law rf gravity." NEW GERMAN* THEATRE. Dr. Wuellner in "Salome." Dr. I.urtwlK Wfllln»r, WHOM song*, or «■••■£■ recitations, have met with extraordinary popular favor, b"K«n last nigh? « abort acting engagrment at th« New German Theatre, appearing as Herodea in a German version of Oscar Wilde's "Salome." Any player giff-i with I>r. Wflllner'a power* of enunclatlnn and expression would stand" out In a profession In which speaking distinctly la an Indispensa- Me reautelte, but one too often honored in the breach rather than in the observance. To his fju.illflcatlons as a vocalist Dr. Wiillner adds genuine dramatic sensibility, and his portrayal last night of the degenerate and superstitious Jewish Tetrarch was «n nrtiMlr" aocotnpllahment of th« first quality. Miss HedwiK Belcher was the Salome. Her physical attractions were exactly fitted to th" part, and i-h* ueed her fine talents to give justified but necessarily repellent emphasis to the abnormalities of Wilde's daughter of Herodlas. The part of Herodtaa was well taken t>y Miss JulU-tt* Barthelmy. The pjr-r<» was In every way well given. As a poetlude, to take the bitter taste out of the mouths of the audience, Arthur Pchnltrler's clever faro. "Llteratur." was produced, with Eugen Burg In the leading part. This burlesque, on the modem tendency to embody actual correspondence and other exhibits from actual life in literary maaterpleeea In well known hero. V was given last y<\ar at th* Trvlng far* Theatre, and also appeared on the Broadway stage. In an English version. NEW FEATURE AT HIPPODROME. Young Woman Thrills Audience in "Loop the Loop" Act. "The circus may come and the circus may go. but the Hippodrome is always with us." remarked a seasoned playgoer last night after a casual visit to the playhouse in Sixth avenue. He had Just seen another "thriller" that had been ar)<i«-ri to the circus features of the Hippodrome. A young woman named CDora Is the performer in it. It is a new "loop the loop." and the audience appeared to like It. And it Is only an Incident of the spectacles of "The Battle* in the Skies," "Sporting Daya," "The Ballot of the Beaonm," etc., which comprise the varied entertainment. To-night the performers and employes of the Hippodrome will have their annual ball at Palm Garden. The, fun will begin after the evening performance and will be In progress until daylight tomorrow. MISS KELLERMANN ENJOINED AGAIN. Rival Managers in Court Over the Services of Fancy Diver. Aftt-r heirlng arKument.s Vty Henry W. T;ift anil William l). <}uthrie, attorneys In the proceedmga lnstituteci by Fl*njamln F. Keith, th.- theatrical manager, against Misa Ann^ttii KoMerm.uin. the vaudeville peifwrner. Judge Ward, in th^ L7nked States circuit Court, ruled yesterday timi atlaa Ke!-l<-rmann. under the management <>f William Morris. may appear at the American Theatre Had In a bathing suit, but aaya she- cannot t.iko part In anj ad impH^fJ hy the contract with Keith uni t-rmination of the Htiit. Mr. Taft said thai Miss Kellermann bad violated the preliminary Injunction by appearing on the satire of the American Theatre. It was this contention that led to the enlargement of the provisions of a preliminary injunction. Mr Guthi asserted that the agreement under which Miss Keliernian'l was paid $300 a week by Mr. Keith for fancy diving and swimming: was really only an option. HENRIETTA CROSMAN IN "SHAM" PLAY. "Votes for Women" having tailed to imprest the public, Henrietta Croaman will take possession <<t the stage of^Waliack"3 Theatre on Saturday nigh:. appearing In" a new play called "Sham." It was written by Geraldlne Homier and Elmer Harrla. Charles Walcot. Ida Waterman and Frank Jamison will be in the cast. DAUGHTER BORN TO WALDORF ASTORS. London. March 23.-Mis. Waldorf Astor. formerly Mrs Nannie Uuiaitome Shay.-, of Virginia, gave birth to a daughter on Monday at Cliveden- AN AUTI-fICGBES PLAN TO SLAUGHTER BIG BILLS. State Committee Probabh/ Will Keep Out of Limelight. rp v ta The Trihun* ' Albany 1 . March 23.— 1f the Republican state organization has no concerted plans for killing Governor Hughes's direct nomination bill, as State Chairman Woodruff declared last night, anti-Hughes men in the legislature, and more particularly in the Assembly, have about perfected a plan In great detail. This includes rot only the death of the direct nominations biil and the New York City charter, but of the Public Service legislation, so far as it would put telephone and telegraph companies under the Jurisdiction of the commission. Aa a sort of offset, if the anti-Hughes leaders had their way they would pass some sort of legislation stiffening existing primary laws a bit and the proposed amendments to the existing Publio Service commission's laws It seems proba.ble that the state committee will be kept out of the limelight so far as possible in the fight which will be waged against Governor Hughes's legislation. Already the professional politicians have seen in various quarters of tha state indications of restivenes on the part of the plain voters at the activity of certain loaders against the Governor and the direct primary bill. The machiaVry of the state commltte has been used in spreading broadcast anti-direct nominations literature, but evidently Chairman Woodruff and his advisers have determined that it would be wise not to obtrude their antagonism toward the Governor too prominently on the public. Within the legislature, though, there exists a different situation, and recognized anti-Hughes men. supported and abetted by their political leaders, will wage the fight. It will be a battle all along the line, sparing no measure which under fairly liberal construction could be deemed to bear a Hughes label. The Governor is known to drslre keenly to have the entire scheme of public service legislation adopted this year, as well aa the direct nominations bill, ?nd is believed to deem a new charter for New York City eminently desirable. The Assembly last year, led by the Speaker, in the Rules Committee killed the telephone and telegraph amendments. It is predicted now by anti-Hughes men that these amendments will be killed In the Committee on Electricity, Gas and Water Supply. The other public service amendments were referred to the Judiciary Committee, and probably will be passed. The Independent telephone companies upstnte are said to be violently oppoaed to the commission's taking over control of telephones, and the telegraph companies never have relished the id^a. I As affairs stand now, the anti-Hughes leaders, after Informal polls, figure that they have control of thft Republicans In each house. That would insure caucus action agr.iriFt the direct nominations bill, though splitting the Republican majority wide open. From to-day's developments, that plan 1s under serious consideration. The men who would vote against any Hughes primary reform bill are counting on holding with them the men without prejudice on the subject, hut who dislike some feature or other now embodied in the bill. It is the doubt whether they could hold those men which is making them go slowly and carefully. F»nßt'ir Agnew. for instance, to-day declared t! at tie did not like some of the features of the H;n-man-Green bill. "Biit If it. comes to a proposition either of supporting the Governor or opposing him," paid he. "I ■ ito for this bill no matter what it contains. Hl« adversaries are very foolish in the campaign ire conducting, because they will force many of iui into exactly that poattlon. Many people ar« v.-lth Governor Hughes, and we don't intend to S"e him mocked or ridiculed.*' If finally the anti-Hughes men decide they can try or th« plans with success they will force a comparatively early adjournment. Financial affair* are in such condition that In any case an adjournment hardly could bf. taken before April 15 or aJong toward May 1. The earlier date leaves almost a month for the spreading of the Hughes propaganda, ami the Governor before now ha« accotiipi' d much In a month. There hi little doubt '■xpresse'l here that If the Legislature adjourne-i without passing the direct nominations bill and the telephone and telegraph legislation the Governor would summon an extra cepsinn. at whl^h these subjecrs would b<« presented for consideration anew. Therefore, there is much speculation among the Governor's opponents about when th* Wall Street commission appointed by the Governor last year will make itn report They fear lest that come at a time and with such material ns to make It worth an extra cession for Its consideration. Also, they know that, much as a legislator dislikes an extra session, for which be receives no additional pay, the Governor has not the slightest prejudice against them, and they frar that the average citizen has a notion th» legislators should complete their work each year as It comet along. RUSSIAN TENOR FOR METROPOLITAN. Engagement Next Season of Hermann Jadlowker Announced. Th« Metropolitan Opera Company announced yesterday that it had succeeded In engaging the Russian tenor Hermann Jadlowker for next season. The tenor is now singing at th« Court Theatre in Karlsruhe, where h» 1* engaged for the re T t two years. He Is already under contract to the Imperial Opera in Vienna for the season of 19n-"12. and after that to the Royal Opera In Berlin for five years. He is entitle^ to a yearly leave of absence, during «4ilch time he has agreed to sins at the Metropolitan Opera House. Mr. Jadlowker sings In French. German and Italian, and his repertory Includes such operas as Romeo et Juliette," "Faust," "Carmen." "Dame de Pique," "Huguenots." "La Prophete," "Fra Diavolo," "Tannhauser." "Lohengrin." "Melsterstnger." "Alda,* "Trovatore." ••Travlata." "Rigoletto," "Cavallerla," "Pagllaccl." "Bohame" and "Tosea." COMIC OPERA AT THE MANHATTAN Seats Will Sell at from 50 Cents to $2 50— Season Will Open November 16. Oscar Hamme,rstein announced last night that the prices for opera continue next season at th* Manhattan Opera House would be reduced to $2 f>n fur the best seats, with a scale of prices down to 50 cents in the gallery. The season will open on Tuesday, November i#. and the winter opera comlque will he given regularly every Tuesday and Saturday nißht at popular pries. No more subscriptions will be received for Opera comlque. Mr. Hammerstein said. Those already received for grand opera amount to $400,000. While the prices for grand opera will be the same, two nights a week will be popular nights. MABEL FENTON NO BETTER. Them was no visible Improvement last nißht in the condition of Mabel Fenton, tbe well known variety performer, who is a patient at the sanatorium of Mrs. M. •' Malley. So. IB West sld street She la mffeririK from plenro-pneumonJa. Charles J. Ko«*, her husband. Is at her bedside He reacted h ero yesterday afternoon from Atlantic City. Two weehs »a r > Stlaa Pfenton contracted a poM. which developed Into pneumonia. Hops an.l Fenton are known all orer the country and nre among tha nosi popular players in thf profession. MISS CONNIE EDISS HOLDS OWN. I I'lttsfleld, Mas'-. March -V Holding her own through the msi.t and forenoon, Mis= Connie Edtss. the Heiress, was to-day beyond tne Iran effects of the operation to which she submitted rday. Although the physician-- at Hillerest Hospiul. where Miss Kdis.« is a patient, would not make an} forecaal of the case, the friends ol tn€ m aased themaeives as assured ol her re< ovej i WHAT IS GOING ON TO-DAY. Free admission to the Metropolitan Museum "of \vt. American Museum of Natural History and the Dr Z l°.ilher C l »Sick on -The Efficient Life." ..,., the auspice,, O f tb« 1.-a*u. f..r ■ Education. Berkeley Theatre. No. IS West Mth B-idVe^nd euchre" for the benefit of the German Hos- Dltal ami Dispensary. Hotel AMor - -v m. Meeting of the Board of Education. Park avenue and p r lamu^rTßarrow. on 'The Humane Treatment of Criminals." Columbia Cntv»r»Jtjr. 4:10 v- m. T, r Hermann M.BIK* on "The Prevention of Tu^ercu loata ' olleice of physicians and Surgeons. No. 437 InteSonaV'VeacV'Fei'tu'ai of the Feace Society of International face Fe«ti\al of rh« Peare Society of th« ■ ltv of New York. C'arne i« Hall. «:1S r . m. Entertalßmeßl for the benefit of the International Art Society. Hotel Martha Washlnston. 8:15 p. m. OBITUARY WILLIAM JOHN M'CREERY. TVllltam John McCreery. pon of the lat» J«m« McC'reery. founder of the rtrygooda firm al name, died on Monday in his apartment at the Nevada. Mr. Mc<'reery was born In Parts fortyflx years a«o. but spent most of h!» early life at 'olumbia, 8. C. where he received h!a eaxly education. Moving to Colorado, he entered the rado University, from which he was frraduated. Soon after he came to this city ajid aasiumed an active interest In the firm which his father had established. Besides his connection with James aW- Oeery & Co., he was Interested In other companies and corporations, and in Western enterprises and holdings in lumber. Mr Mc<.*reery was a member of the Larchmont Yacht (Tub, the Wjnaaajjr] Club and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Tfis summer home was at I^archmont. Th« funeral will be held to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. WILLIAM B. ISHAM. William B. Isham, who died at Ida* home. No. T, East 61st street, yesterday, was one of the last of the leather merchants who made "the Swamp" famous. He was born in Maiden. N. V.. on April 29. 1827. and came to New York City in 1549. The next year he engaged In the leather business with George Palen and Isaac H. Bailey. Mr. Isham rotlred from the leather business In 1890. but continued as director or officer In several banks and eleemosynary Institutions. He retired from nearly al! activities several years before his death. Mr. Isham was at one time president of the Bond and Mortgage Company, one of the original directors and a vice-president of the Bank of thq Metropolis and vice-president of the Union Bank, which was consolidated with the Gallatin. H« was a member of the Metropolitan Club, the New To-k Historical Society, the Chicago Historical Society, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the> New York Botanical Gardens. At the time of his death he was a director of tho Presbyterian Hospital and vice-president of the New York Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled. He was an annual subscriber to the Charity Organization Society. Mr. Isham is survived by four sons and two daughters. The funeral will b« held at No. 5 East 61st street at 9:30 o'clock to-morrow morning, and the burial will be In Woodlawn. COLONEL WILLIAM LAMB. Norfolk, Va., March 23— Colonel William Lamb, aged seventy- three years, died her© to-day. At the siege of Fort Fisher, In the CM! War. he held the fort near Wilmington, N". <_".. for three days, with 1.900 men, against the attack of 10,000 federal troops on land and *X) fruns on water, Butler and Porter losing more men than Lamb had. Tie had been Mayor o? Norfolk and heid manyother offices 1n this city and state. He was a delegate to several Democratic Presidential conventions, stumped Virginia for Blame and I/Ogan. was nominated as an elector at large on the Harrison and Morton ticket in 18S8, and subsequently declined th« Republican nomination for Governor, becoming Republican state chairman. Colonel Lamb was at Oharlestown. W. Va.. In IT,:', with tha "Woodis Rifles," during the trial and execution of John Brown. He was a well known figure to blockade runner* at Wilmington during th«> war. They never tried to dash by the federal ships until all the colonel's signals showed the way waa clear. He was ever r.adv to go to tlif» rescue of a blockade runner in trouble. Wlien Kort Fisher was captured, several blockade runners. t:naware of the fact, ran under lla guns and were captured. MARK T. COX. Mark T. f 'nx. senior partner of the firm of R«>ert Wlnthrop A Co., No. 40 Wall street, died ? >'«ter'l^y at Ila h"me. No, 11<> Harrison street. Kast Orange, N. J.. from pneumonia. Mr. CM was fifty-six years old. He was taken si-k at his office last Friday Mr. Cox had been a member of the firm of Robert Wlnthrop & Co. since MR He was a director In the Lackawanna Steel Company, Altls-Chalmers • 'ompartv. American Oraphophone Company. Wisconsin Central Railroad Company. Chicago Junction Railways and Union Stockyards Company. Union National Bank, Newark; Public Service Corporation of New Jersey. Fidelity Trust Company of Newark, and th» Farmers' Loan & Trust Company. He was a member of the Railroad Club of this citr. Mr. Cox leaves a wife and one daughter, Susan A. Cox, and a son. Mark T. Cox. Jr.. of Cheyenne. Wyo. WILLIAM P. HENSZEY. Philadelphia. March 23-— William P HaaaMqr, a member of the firm of Burnham. Williams & Cec. proprietors of the. Baldwin I»comctlv<» "Works, and one of the most prominent designers of locomotives In the. wrlr], died at his home here to-day from pneumonia, aped seventy-seven years. I'urlnß the fifty years of his connection with the works It Is estimated that he had desired over thirty-two thousand locomotives. He was known in railroad circles throughout the wold. He was a member of several local clubs. FERNAND RENAULT. Word was received in this city of the death yesterday in Paris of Fernand Renault, forty-five years old. of the automobile concern of Renault Fr^res, In that ity. At the local office of Renault Frdres. No. 17"*> Broadway, it was said that his death. doe to acute nephritis, was entirely unexpected. Mr. Renault had been suffering from kidney trouble. In the hope of regaining his health he pave up active work temporarily a few months ago. He had been apparently Improving and was prepar- Ing to go back to work when the end came. With his brother, Louis Renault, Mr. Renault conducted the Paris firm, having charge 'of the manufacturing end of the concern, while his brother was the business head. II» was president of the automobile section of the Syndical Chamber of the Automobile Club of France. ROBERT W. M'AFEE. Chicago, March 23.— Robert w. McAfee, sixty years old, a veteran postofflce Inspector and known aa "the Anthony Comstock of Chicago." dropped dead from heart disease while walking in State street to-day. Mr. McAfee entered the postal service twentyfix years ago a? the representative of the Western Society for the. Suppression of Vice. It was to further the objects of this society that he entered the government service, fixing his own salary •■ SI a year, which sum. until two years ago. h*» regularly returned to the government. Two years ago h* was placed on the regular pay roll. His work was confined anneal entirely to kiting objectionable matter out of the malls. His home was at Crawfordsviile. Ind. MRS. NANIE WISE MAYO. " (By Telegraph t:> riM Tribune. ] Richmond, Va., March 23.— Mrs. Mania Wise Mayo, daughter of ex-Governor Henry A. Wiw of Virginia and sister of John S. Wise, of New York, ex-member of Congress and former Republican candidate for Governor of Virginia, died in her home In this city to-day. Mrs. Mayo leaves several children and "grandchildren, among them being Henry A Wise Mayo, a practising attorney in New York. WILLIAM H. WAHL. Philadelphia, March 23.— Dr. William H. Wahl, a well known scientist, died here to-day, aged sixty ytars. He was secretary of the Franklin Institute for twenty-five years? and last January was made honorary secretary •" that society. He was a graduate of Dickinson Coieg.- and Heidelberg University. OBITUARY NOTES. STATE SENATOR WII,I,IAM J. HARRISON, of New Jersey. *ll"'l at Lahewood, N. J.. yesterday. Mr. Harrison fell ill witn pneumonia at Trenton last Thursday while attending to his duties („ the Legislature. He was born in Monmouth County on January 11. 'v.2. For nine years he was postmaster at Laltewood. having been appointed under the Cleveland administration. He waa president of the Peoples Hank of I-akcwood. HERMAN *G. HORNFECK. sen.or member of the firm of H. G. Horn feck & Son. furriers, of No. 33 West 31st street. New York, died yesterday at Verona. N. J.. in his seventy-first year. , Mr. Hornfeck was born in Gera. Germany, an.l came- to America when a boy. He leaves A wife and eight Children. He will be buried at Caldwell Thursday. DAVID WILLIAM LEE. for twenty-seven years an appraiser in the New York Custom House, died at East Orange yesterday. Mr Lee was born in New York City sixty-three years ego. He went to work I -Timent immediately after he left school and remained in Its employ until two yeatw ago. FAREWELL CHEERS FOR BERESFORQ. London. March 23.— Admiral Lord Charles Bares* ford, the commander of the Channel flea*. -who hauls down his flag at Portsmouth to-morrow, bade) farewell to the fleet at Portland this aft^rnoen A. great outburst of cheering afloat and ashore greeted the admiral. Married. - Manias* n->Hre« appearing in THE I RIBI trflf he rrpnhi:«h<-*l In th- Trt-W«efcly Tribnae without extra rh«r»f. SWEET-BIOELOW— On Tuesday. March 23. 1(W». at All Souls (."riurrh. >rw York Cttjr. by th« Rar. Ti-rnsa* R. Slicer. Ruth, daughter of Sir and Mr». M*ii< Pay son Billow, to William I- Sweet. Jr.. at Sew Tor*. WiiOD-RBTSOLDS-On Saturday. March 2X. .1809. at Mount KI»-o. yj. V . Jane Reynolds, daueMar of Mr*. M. X. Reynolds, nt A»hevill«. N. C. to Henry Wood. s( Mount Kisco. N. T. Notice* of rn!»rrl.i«i'« sad aestfea moat be indorsed with foil name and addrea*. Died. Death notice* spixwrtaa- la TITB TIUBTXE will M repttblisbed In the Tri-Wi«ekly Trtbnn« without extra charge. Allen. Robert T. ■ •ox. Mark T. Duff. William H. Hawkesworth. Robert W. Hepburn. Henry. »r. Hewlett, Charlotte. Isham. William S. J.-fTerys. Feter J H. T.ainc Amelia H. Lane, Loiinß. I."». David VT. McCreery. Wi'liam J. M-ZN^v, Patrick : M-Namara, Ann* C it. M»ad. William H. Meek,. Mary. M-rrlrk. E'laDttil M. M-»siter. Geors* X. M-yer. A aai M. Plndell. Jane-. Rapalje. Henry W. Squire, L<r»t H. Staria. John H. Tytler. Ana M. K. ALL.BN— On Marrh S3. 180», Robert T. Alien. a**4 »f years. Body lylm at The Funeral CTrarca. So. 3*l Waal SH «t. 'Frank E. Campbell Building;. IntvnnaaS «Jouverneur. N. T. COX — Suddenly, cf pneumonia, on Tuesday, March 23. 1909. at his residence. No. 110 Harrison St.. East Orange, N. J.. Marie T. ■•ox. husband of Emily If. CM. In the 66th year of hl» a«». Funeral •errlces to Friday, March 'M. at Grace Church. oranc*. N. X. upae) arrival at Brick Church Station of train lea-Tin* Wanilaa 1 st. at 2:20 p. m. Dt'FF — At Auirosta, Ga.. r--n ap«j>!»xy. M*reh 19. rvlj— lam H. Duff. Funeral private from hta late, residence* No. 87 Riverside Drive, at convenience of family. lIimiWIWIII Suddenly, at his horn*. East Oraaa». N. .1. on Tuesday. Ma"l 23. UK* Robert Wright IlawkesTrorth. In the 6ln year of bis •«•■ Funeral private. HHPBT'RN' At BroeJs<ia>. X. J . Marrh 23. IMJ». HemT. ■l . husband of the late Mary Hepburn, in his "•■*■> year. Funeral services from hl» late, home. Upper Br««<l •».. on Friday. March 2«. at ■ o'clock. Relative* and fri»nd» are kindly Invited to attend. Interment at Fairmont Cemetery at convenience of family. HEWLETT East Rockaway. >». T.. on M*r-1 2X !f*«. Charlotte Hewlett, daughter of th« Ut- *■* T. and Mary Hewlett. Funeral services at tre home. &»t Rockaway. on Thursday. March 23. at 3 p. m- Car-:«•< at East Rockaway station on arrival of train leaving Fiatbush aye . Brooklyn, a. 11:08 a. m. ISHAM— Oa March S3. at hi« residence. No. I 15ast Slat St.. William R. Isham. in his Kid year. Funeral at Him residence. Thursday, March 23. at S>:3» a. m. JEFFERTS — At Nic«. Frant-e. ■ March IS. 1300. Pe««r Joseph Henry Jefferrs. younsest son of th« Ut« Hoc IJeutenant « : *olnnel Peter JefTerys. -»f 'Woreest«rs'slr». England, an-1 Nevis, B. W. I . m the "A year of hU I*A!N'; March 22. 1909. Amelia H. Lain*. widow. #f Joel B. Lain*. Funeral service at her la«e raaMaaaa) No. 44 Remsen st., Brooklyn, on Wednesday. Marca 3*. at 11 o'clock a. m. Interment at Rahway. N. J. UNB- Suddenly, at Atlanta. Ga., Mar->- 2», Lortnsj I.are Funeral nenices -will be held Wednesday. MarcJx 24. at 1:13 p. m., at his late residence-. No. 312 Varan at., Brooklyn. LEE— On Tue=>dav, March -•''. ior&. at his residence. X* 20 Halsted st . East <.»ranj». N. J . r>»-.'.<i W. L«e. MCREERT— On Marrh 22. William John MeOeery. •"■ nt the late James Mi flail j. in th» 4"th year nt Ist* age. Funeral on Thursday morning, at 10 o'clock, at the Rut*»rs Presbyterian Church. Broadway and, TSd st. Interment at convenience of the family. M EVOT— On March 22. I»X>. Patrtck Mrßroy. belwr«-l husband nf Catherin* McEvoy. tn hi» «*th year. Rata-threa and friends a— Invited to attend his fuae»«; from his late residence. No. 224 Ttnary St.. BrookJra. on Thursday. Mar 25. at »:3O a. m. MNAMARA— Anna C Meany. wife- nt M" 1 -*-' J.Xcv i Nam«r». at h»r i»s!den<-e No. 33© Prcwpect Plaew. Brookiyn. o n March 23. Maw of re^uiero. »JO a. m.. at St. Joseph's Church. Wednesday. March 24. MEAD— In --a*-. March 21. I«T9. William H. Mead." !» ht« 35th year. aoa of Ella J. and tba iat* G«orv«> R. I Mead. MT--.FK.*— March M. 19"P. Mary, beloved wif» of ChristnT-h^r v,<- A « Funeral on 'Wednesday, from her lat» residence No. 5114 Fifth- aye., Brooklyn. MKRRICK — On March 22. 1909 Elizabeth Marie, »•*»• of Thoma# B. Merrtck. a«ed Sd year* Relatives afl4 friends are invited to attend the- fursral r»r • *■ Thursday, the 25th Inst.. at 3 o'clock, at her late residence Ch'-^Ji l*n« and Ch«w St.. Germanrown. Philadelphia. lat»rment private at Ivy Hill Cem#tary. MESSITER— Maiili 23. *• Pobbs Ferry. G#or*» v Mes?it»r. air* ! 53 y»ars. Funeral March » 11 *. m.. at residence- rf William J. Travis, ttobos FerrylIETER—On Purv'' March 21. st h»r n iiasiMl » 4*4 Ctaasm are . Brookl-.-n. A- -" * " Meyer. -»l«»*» « John Georf<» Meyer, in h»r T>'h year. Services at Zl^n Orman Lutheran •"Tiurch, Henry •*-. n«a Clari st.. on Wednesday. Stardl 2*. at 130 o'clock. «•!*-t!v»<> friends and members of Ladies' Aid Society rasyctfußy tertted. PINPP On Mondsv. March 22. 1309. at New T-w* City. Jane Pindell. Interment private Baltimors tMd.) and rhl'.adelphia Mai papers zieaae copy. KAPAUE-<"in March • 21. 1300. Henry W. Rapa!l«. aged 35 years. Funeral from his laro residence. Si. S2l N»w 7* W ave. Brnr.k!yn. on Wednesday. Marc.a 24, ax ! tS) p. Tt. Relatives and friends invited. ' SQCTRE— On Tuesday. March 23. 1909. l*rrl Heaiy i Squir?. of pneumonia. Funeral services at tie leal . d»n. - of his daughter. Mrs. Charles E. Mandeilck. 9*r- K»n a -. Richfield Par*. N. J.. on Thursday. Marcb ZJ. at 8:30 p. m. Interment on Friday, at Troy. N. T. STARIX— In th* early momirgr of Monday. March 23. 19i>0. at his residence. So. 9 West 3*th «t.. la th« City of New York, aflat % lingering Illness ar<l of all ments Incident to old '*" Jofcn Henry -artn. ta hl» £4tb year. A simple servlc* intended for persoaal friends only will b* held at his lat» resident* on th* afternoon of Wednesday.- March 24. at 3:30 •'dock. Public funeral gervice, and the interment will occur at the Starin Homestead. Fultonrill*. Montgomery Co.. i New Tort on the afternoon of Thursday. March 25. «* I 3:30 o'clock. It Is reque-ted that no flowers be eeni. EMPIRE STATE SOCIETT. BCBS9 CT" THS AMSRIPAN RFVOLT'TION. — We announr- with rerret th« <*»ath on March 22. I*Tl>. of Compatriot John H. Starts, ft member of this soHefv tot 'he pa«t nineteen years. LOCI 3 ANNIN AMES. Secy. C. A. PL'GSLET. Prea't. TUB HOLLAND SOCIETT announces with sorrow t>tm death of Its trustee and ex-president. Hon. John H. s-tarin. •■ lay. Store* 1909. "WENDELL. Prealdsat. - iE\-FRr7 WENOSLU PreaMaaC HESRT L. BOGERT, Secretary. TTTI^ER— Monday. March 22. 19Cft. Ann Maria K!?» Tvtler low of .i*m»e M. C. Tytler. In th« **C» year of N»r age. Fun»ral aenlcee at to* reaidenca of fear daughter Mrs. Annie M. Smith, at Hawthorn*, «B Thursday. March 25. at 1 c. m. ---.-_.,. th* KM afternoon In Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Tarr torn a. CEMETEKIES. THE WOODLAWX CEMXTZBT I ■, readily accessible by Harem train fr-m Gran* OaßtaA ! -station 'Webster and Jerc-m* avenu© trolleys and or c*?-riajre. Lots Jl5O up. Telephone 4333 Oraaiercy for Book of Views or representative. ■ — --. 2(> East 231 St.. K«w Tork City. rXPEKTAKEKS. FRANK E. CAMPBEXU 241-3 -West VA s*. '"-.a»»'* Private Rooms, Private Ambulances. Tel. 132* Chataaft, 1 ' ner. fstephen Merrltt. th» e«rM-«la>4B*ai nndee[ taker Only one place of business. 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