New York Herald from New York, New York on March 9, 1919 · 13
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, - THft "feUfy SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 1919. , U 13 SELLING STEWART'S COLLECTION OF ART Paintings That MjuIq,. Cnfo Famous Aro Dispersed ns Bcsort Goes Dry. RARE REALISTIC SCENES Hunting 'Piece arid Comic Flc-tnre So Xatnrnl as to'Cnuso Admiration. The pelntltujs nd art objects in the famous Stewart fcsia, at J' Warren etreel, are being- iwlds The bar fs there with alf ot Its class, and oUier fUturos, just as In tho old Says, and a few old customers lean upon It and muse, but without the aid, of drink. Xothlnir liquid la belni sold now, only the works of ort. Some of the pictures that helped to educate the, taste, of ourucreat collectors are already cone, "but many remain, including- thoao that Rttracted- most nt tentlon a generation ago. When all shall hv been sold a dennlte, chapter In barroom history -will bivclosod, for It In not likely there will ever again be any. thing like Stewart's. Itcnlletlo Ilantlnn 'flccne. ( The cenlro of Interest- In Hi" collection la a work of realism h,v;W. M. liar-net, an rtrtlst who reversed the- N'ew TprK prccpden.t p.v being, horn in Ireland, of American vararitai Jt is a hunting piece with trophies oftliS chase hanging agalnab a door, and' standing out from It with such reality that most people can scarcely resist touching It. For that. reason Mr., Stewart In the old days- was obliged to place a brans rail round-the work; protecting ti also with & 150.000 Insurance policy, In this way the plcturo wna preserved Inviolate from its too e nthualaXlo admirers, and la Just as startling to-day aa it ever was. The mother-of-pearl upon tho sun handle, the .nail hole in tho' wood, the blood upon the rabbit's fur these things could not be more vivid .'in art. Another work by the same .painter Is called "Musla" and shows muslo books and manuscripts so carefully Imitated that even the waler marks on the paper tnay bo distinguished. .Ocean Ilenllsm on Canvas. A painter with a strong .comic vein, George Wright, attracts aa much notice ns the realist Ilarnet. and can still draw a laugh with the best of 'em. Ilia picture 'Fresh noils." showing tha breakfast hour upon an ocean liner. In the 60s. is irresistible. Tho motion of tho boat Is given with, such astonishing accuracy that the uneteadled observer deplores more than ever the bone dryntss of Stewart's. Another picture by Wright- shows the DIED, JWRNSTKIN. T.euWvon MmrchtT. Services "TUB KUNERAI, CHURCH," Broad-way and Sixty-sixth street (Frank E. Ompfe.ll'a). Sunday. It A! M. BltOWNtNO. On Baturday. March I, at Mountain JNake, Kv.T.f Margaret McLean, Infant daughter pffirtn P. and Sarah It Drowning. OLnr.OOK On- March (, at his rest j dtnea. III Islington avsnue. Elliot Ilanfon) tlelb'rojijr, belovrit, JiusbanA of I XlUabeth McbonsLL Ho'lVVfyk and son ef thn late Ilsrrr and Hsitn H. Hot-; kroofc. lSinrl ttrvlcf n at St. ajul'a C'hapel, Briadway and Fulton strict. Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Interment private, i OMOTlAKT, On March ; ll('st jjtch-field. Conn., after a short Jlnt, Sophia Vernon Olyphsnt, youngut daughter of Rooert and tho late Card'4n Wetmers Olyphnnt. r v Wotteo ef funeral service titer. MAD. At Marvionthe, East Africa, December It, lilt, of Influent, followed by pneiimonla, In his twenty-second year. I,leut. Stephen Tucker Read, Third Battalion, Flrat King's African Rifles, son of Oeorge P. Read of Ktncstsn-on-Thames, 8urry, England, formerly of Brooklyn, J. Y. MSACORD. At New Itoehslle.X. T., March I, till, Lawrence B. Stacord, In his eightieth year. uneral services at his lata horne, 14 Mala street, New Rochelle, on Monday, at I V. M. IHVPHOJf. Henry Simpson, on the Ith Inst, at bis residence, "Home 1'ark," New Roohella, In bis elity.flftlj year. Services will be held at Trinity Church. Ifuguenot and Division streets. New Ttochelle. March 11, on, arrival of train leaving Grand Central Terminal at J0:0 A. M. Interment private. It la requested that no flowers be sent, TCWAnT. William Albert, beloved husband ot Mabil Eaton and father of John Tt., Kenneth D. and Isabel L. Stewart at his home on Saturday, March I, after a lingering Illness. l"uneral servra at his late residence, J 389 Washington avenue. The Bronx, nn Monday, March 10, at I I. M. Interment private. ' IWZ.I4VAN, Carolyn, en March . Services -THE FUNERAL CllUncU." Bread-way and' 81xty-elxth street (Prank E. Campbell's)) Sunday, 3 r. Mv tmOMPBONv La Marcus A. Thompson, In. ventor and operator of sctnlo railways. at Till 1. M., March I, aged TI, at his i home, Thompson rarlc, ulen Cove, I I. Vrrvate service at his lata home Monday, 1:30 r. M. Burial at Oyster Bay. Kindly omit flowers. TAWKEY. William Hoover. -jn-vlces at hli'ste 1 1 itr. jee, 13 Kast vnl Ik slrsei. New TorJt Sunday afternoon. I o'clock. UNDERTAKERS, In Cain fil Death Call "Columbus 8200" VHANK B. OAMPBBLTi "THE FUNERAL CHURCH" (Non-Seetarlaa) BroadwiT at 66th St. Oewatewn OlflM. aa 81. V tip a. CEMETEUIES. New CATHOUC CEMETERY ef THE GATE OF HEAVEN MT. IM.KAilNT. WKSTCHKSTKIt f'O. On llirlem H.H. anllesNa. of Whli. Plains, Kntrance to Cemetery at Mt. Pleasant aia. berelvlng Viuilt, Hnd for tll's't'd Booklet, ;.V1.VA11 ALJ-IISW UJCMtllllllCI f 4 East urnd lit. . fhQnO Vlaia tot. t. wiuiam r. maw an. star. BEUOIOCB Ar.VERTISEMENTS. tis-wi r.-,r.-.-wif,- ei JasWiTt.a. HafV EX-PRESIDENT WM. H. TAFT will speak on ,ftvw Paris conference" nt tbe Public Forum, CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION Fifth Avenue) And Tenth Street Sunday, March 9th at 8 P. M. The Fvbilc I Invited. deck of art old fashioned Jiner In mid- irip, ana is not oniy aeooratire out somewhat Of a hlatnrlA ftnmtm,nl VL't4h nlso signed humorous works called "The iiwhi, a i aruous rosuion, " ana "ThA Ttnwtlfa tho HulUn's "Favorite" Is on the walls, with a numbcr-ot still life and story pictures. There also are. some painted episodes of sportsmanship and a number of prints In color. KERMAN HUG $7,100. Cireat nn Bale Bnds With Total ot f 13T.TOO, The most Important ruxa In tha treat collection tliey hare teen selling- this wook at the American Art- Association were held until the last.- so thn session yesterday called out soma sulrlted bid ding, and resulted In good prices, One rug sold lor 17,100. Jt was a fine old Herman weave, thlrty-flve feet In longth, woven after tha design of the famous "holy carpet of ArdeblL". It was .No. JIJ, and sold to Otto Jiarnei, agent, Mr. Bernet also gave 3,74. for No. 332, sn antique royal Bokhara, and IM0 for So, 330, a somewhat smaller Bokhara. I. W. French A Co. acquired No, 391. a Khoraasan carpet, the largest of tho collection, for Ij.SOO: No. S70 -nnd NO. 371, companion rugs, of oldTexd weave, for S1.J00 each: and Ho. 3S1, a I'er-alan rug of Khali Abbas pattern, for J3.400. A. C. Israel A Co. paJd $8,600 for No. U3, a ICashan court carpet, and CS. Towne gave $1,250 for No. 3ti, ah old Kurdish rug. H. Iakhardt. Jr. bought No. 3SS, an old Kerman oarpet, for $1,050; and -No. 343, an antique "triune" carpet, went to K. S. Witney for-$700. Costlkylan & Co. gave $2,000 for No. 392, an antique Kurd rut,;, $1,$00 for No. 390. an antique Kurdish weave; and $700 for No. 3, n Persian" llorovnn carpet. Tho Katan Carpet Company paid $7S0 for No. 391, an antlquo Persian carpet, and $30 for No. $11. an irpanan slllt rug. iJtlss It. II. Jorenj:. Hgent. got No. ZH, an antique parakh carpet, for $1,300 ; No. 3H, a nineteenth contury Ispahan carpet, for $300; No. 136. Hn Indo-Ispahan rug, for " $l."lZ5 ; No. S29, an old l'eralsn rug. for $300; No. 203, a royal prayer rug, for $50Q ; snd No. 292, a Ohlordes pra-er rug, for V. "V. Seaman, agent, gave $S35 for No. 34S, an Isoahan mi: J. It. Itraji paid $830 for No. 341. & HerU carpet; J. 1C Johns bought No. 327, a Herat rug. ror 50o; Kclekylan A Co. gave $1,650 for No. 311. an anUaue 'Ispahan silk velvet drapery; and A. W Pope paid $775 for No. 301, the royal gift rug, "the rug with tho five million knots." Tho total for the afternoon was $71.-235, making a grand total of $137,700 for the collection, ART STUDENTS MAKE EXHIBIT. Hansen School II ss Mldseason Show of Its Work. An event of greatest possible moment to the students of the Hansen .School of Wne Arts Is the mldseason exhibition of their own work, whtch Is now on publlo view. They were on' view themselves yesterday along with their works, and appeared to be as happy as art students are proverbially ald to be. The exhibition follows the usual line of school room shows, with charcoal drawings from the living model and from the antique cast, paintings from the nudo and costumed model, still life, figure composition and studies outdoors. Among the figure palnUngs that stood out from the throng were those, of Miss C. Dugas and Miss Rosarlo. Alias Harbison contributed an ipterestlng still life, and so, too, did Mr. Iteygel. A'- irroup of small water colors upon outdoor themes by Mr. Mangravlte deserves note. and of the exhibition as a. whole It may .be said. that tt gains In. strength over that of last year. The galleries will he open to the publlo to-day and Monday. TABER CLARK. Bridegroom Is Meivbrr of the Ilrltlah AytAtlon Cujy. In tho Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church yesterday afternoon Miss Katharine Clark, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Chsrles Martin Clark, was married to jonn Starr Taber, Jlrltlsh Aviation Corps, son of Mr, and Mrs. Francis M. Taber of Chicago. Tho Itev. Henry Hloane Coffin, pastor, performed the marriage ceremony. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of cloth of silver and a veil of point ap-pllquft lace. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley and white orchids. Miss Ituth Dean was the maid of honor, and the bridesmaids were the Misses Mary and Starr Taber, sisters of the bridegroom, and the Misses Adah Tripp, Betty Jackson, Katherlne Hutch- ins, Marion Carpenter, Janet Wallace and Natalie Davis. Tho maid of honor wore a costume of pastel blue satin and chiffon, while tha bridesmaids wore gowns of orchid colored satin and chif fon. The bridal attendants all wore hats to correspond with their owns and carried bouquets of spring flowers. Little Frances Rellly acted, as flower girl. Peter Hoy Laweon was best man. The ushers were John A. Morgan of San Francisco, Frederick Yelser of Cin cinnati, J. Logan Ilurko of Syracuse, N Y. ; C. Kenneth Wallace of South Orange. N. ,1, ; 11, Fowley McCorm'ck of Chicago, Howard C. Coxe, Henry T, Richardson and Frederick Ruechner. Following tho marriage ceremony a ret ceptlon was held at the home of the bride's parents. 713 Park avenue. La Gnardla- Almerlgottl. , Miss Thea AJmertgottt of the Rutland, 163 Lexington avenue, was married to Major Florello II. La Quardls, U. 8. A., a member of Congress, yesterday at noon in tho Cathedral fichool at Ct7 Madison avenuo by Mjrr. Ferrnntl of St, Patrick's Cathedral. Tho bride,' who was given away by her brother, Lieut. A. Almjrlgottl, wore a travelling euit of graV cloth and a hat to correstwft.. Mlas Plerana Olamgnco wan the only bridal attendant Ixuls Espresso wan best man. Following the marriage ceremony a small wedding breakrast was served at the Hotel Brevoort. Major La -Guanlla volunteered in the Aviation Corps at the beginning ot the war, and was decorated for bravery by tho King of Italy. He returned from Italy a few days before Ms reelection to congress lasi jxovemecr xrom uio fourteenth district, this city. Miss Bloxham Kngngrd. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mason Bloxham of Seven pines, N. C, formerly of Ve rona, N. J., have announced tho engage ment, of their daughter, Miss Margaret Wilder Hioxnam, 10 jieui. uenry Trum bull Dana of Plnehurat, N. C. Lieut. Dana la the youngest son of the late Dr, Stephen Dana of Philadelphia, who was pastor of the Reformed Presbyterian Church for forty-three years. MRS. HITCHCOCK LEADS HUNT. ThrllltntT Fox Chase Ileld by Aiken Colonists, Sttcial Dc$palch fa The Sex. AtKgNi fl. 0 March $. Mrs. Thomas Hitchcock led one. of the most thrllllhg foje chaaea of tha season here Thursday morning and a large number of tho winter colony JolneJ In the- sport. lls Ce-lestM Euitla of tew York followed the party on horseback in mer carriage. Lieut. Thomas Hltohcock has returned to Harvard University to resume hla studies. Richard Howe of New York has arrived In Aiken after a cruise In Southern waters and will iba here, for tha remain, der of the season, occupy hue--"Uncle ENGAGEMENTS ANNOUNCED. Mrs. Archibald M. MeCrea ot Bruns wick Hall, Lawrencevllle, Vs., .and this city announced yesterday the engage' ment of her daughter, by n former mar riage. Miss Sally It. Dunlop, to Capt Joseph Dickson Eddy, U. 8. A., who re turned last week, on trje Lviatnan from service In France with the Twenty- seventh Division. Mlas Dunlop Is ono of four daughters by her first marriage of Mrs. MrCres, her father having been the lato David Dunlop or Petersburg, Va. She waa graduated from the Dobbs Ferry school of the Misses Masters, but was not 'formally Introduced' to roclety owing to the war. Much or her time is parsed' In Virginia, and' she Is Interested In outdoor life. Capt. Eddy Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse I Rddy of Valley View, Normandle lMghts. Morrlntonn, N. ,T. Ha went' overseas last May and Is on the' stuff of Gen. O'Jtyan. While no date. has been tet (or the wfddlng it will tAko place here early In May. Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Cook of 4H5 Tark avenue announced yesterday the engagement of their daughter, Mlra Maria Fahya Cook, to Howard Brush Dean, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert H. Denti'of 420 Tsrk avenue. Mr. -Dean was graduated front Yale In 1918. and during the war was a Lieutenant In the Field Artillery, U. S. A. Announcement was made yesterday of the engagement of Miss Yvonne Randolph Slemmler. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Stemmler of the Ap. thorp, Broadway and Seventy-ninth street, to Major' Bascom Franklyn Morris. Medical Corps, ' U. 8. A. Miss Stemmler was- a student at one of the seminaries In rnrls. and since the beginning of the war has taken an active Interest In' Var relief work. Major Morris returned a short time ago from France where he served with the First Division, He is a 'son of the late Dr. J. 1 Morris of'roulslana am California and wns graduated' from Variderbllt College. Nashville. Tenn. The wedding will take place diirtng- Kaster week. The engsgement has been announced of Miss Eva K. Swain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hwaln or TuUa, Okla., to Raymond T. Fish of 202 Riverside Drive. Among' the engagements announced yesterday was that of Miss "Elisabeth H. Hart6horne. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hartshorne of OedarhlufT, Sea-bright. N. J. and 31 Kaet Forty-ninth street, to -Hamilton ,Vreeland, Jr.. son of Dr. and Mrs. Hamilton Vreeland of Jersey City. Mlsa Hartshorne was graduated from Wellcsley College and later from the New Yorlc University Law School. Mr. Vreeland was graduated from Princeton and now is connected with the Stato Department In Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Horwltx of "20 Riverside Drive have announced the engagement of their daughter. Miss Sadye A, Horwltx, to Oeorge A. Pergament of Brooklyn. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dlx Benson of (6 Paeaatc avenue, Passaic, N, J., have announced the engagement of their daughter, MJsp Olive Q nth He Benson, to Capt John H. Carlisle. United States Medical Corps, son of Mrs. David Car lisle, also of Passaic, who returned a week, ago from France after serving twenty-two months with the Roosevelt Hospital Unit Miss Benson s father Is president anC treasurer of the Tidewater OH Company of New Jersey. She took a prominent part In alt war work of the Red Cross and National League for Woman's Service ; also In the Liberty loan and other drives, and was a leader In the motor squad of the National League for Woman's service. Capt Carlisle is a graduato of Williams Col- 1 1 ,1A, . 'I - m....l.l.n. .J Surgeons of Columbia, 191$. MRS. WTDENER ENTERTAINS.' Owen Wlster to Giro Dinner for Daughter. , Spfrtl lvqcA I? Tsa IpM.. T Piiit-ArEUiilA, Pa., March 1. Harold 3. Vnderbilt entertained at dinner last evening at the Reach Club at Talm Beach- in honor of Miss Mary Brown Warburton and Mlas Eleanors R. Sears. Mrs. Joseph IX Wldener also enter tained at dinner on that eveilng. Kdward T. Stoteabury, who with Mra Stotesbury has been spending several weeks at raim Bcacn, left tnero yester day for this city, uwen wisier or mt epruce sireei has Issued invitations for a dinner in honor of his daughter, Miss Mary C. Wlster, Friday, March 23. before the Saturday evening dancing class. vr- r Tr ntllh.. - W fttlU. UNIHIIV ,h . tertalned at a buffet supper this evening at their home at Cynwyd In honor of Mr. and Mra. A. Z. 'Kollt, who will Ipsve for Holland next month, and Lieut. W. Kemble Yarrow, United ritates Aviation Corps, who has Just returned from France. NEWPORT HONORS OMANS. Series ot Farewell Dinners Began for Admiral. fptcial Dttpatck t Tss Bex. Ne-wtort. R. I- March $, The first of a series of farewell dinners for Rear Admiral and Mrs, Joseph W. Oman was gives to-night by Mra William B. Sims at her uay etrcet nome. According to present plans Llspenard Stewart will open his Uellevuo Avenue home In May. Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Carhart of New York, wno occupiea Arieign, on Bellevue Avenue last surnmer, will return pere inis coming reason. ERGBORF iOODMAN 10 FIFTH. AVENUE INSPECTION CORDIALLY INVITED LA. THOMPSON OF . . CONEY FAME DIES Inventor of Scenic Hallway tit Ucsbrt. Succumbs to Acuto Indigestion. LaMarcus AdR& Thompson, whose Invention of tho acenlo railway has made Coney Island .famous since 1SS4, Invert-tor also of the canvas and burlap camouflage of that resort and builder extraordinary of amusement parks In this country and England, died lajt evening al 7 o'clock at his home near Olen Cove, I I, He was 71 years old. Death was due to acute Indigestion, from which he had been a sufferer for months. The story of Mr. Thompson's entrance Into the amusement Held Is no less unusual than the inventive bent that carried him from a grocery clork In Elkhart. Ind., to the presidency of a. knitting compatiy doing a business or. $250,000 a year. The Inventor of a kulttlne machine, which would turn out a pair of socks In an hour, built up a .business, that stjtrled In a rented wagon shop and ended in a large piani empior-ihp' several hundred persons. He later Invented an automatic car coupler, a heating apparatus system and a aumber of safety appliances. Illness caused by overwork In building up the .Eagle Knitting Company at eix hart caused an enforced period of rest in Anions.. and It was mere tnai ne con celred a plan to Introduce the outdoors to the American people.- He suffered then from Ir.somnla, and was compelled by his medical adviser to walk until he dropped from exhauatton. He overcame the Illness and on his Way north stopped at New Orleans. There In 113 he built his first "switchback." the precursor of the' scenic railway. The gravity theory which he evolved In this Invention was the subject of considerable scientific dis cussion at that time. Hn came to Coney Island In 1884, ob tained a concession and built hla "switchback." It proved a sensation and the following year he developed the scenla railway. It was tha signal for the roller coaster cryxe to sweep the country aaa oraers cam in so rspmiy from amusement park managers that he farmed a construction company, retaining practically all of the stock, for handling tho business on a large scale. His first thrillers wero put up at Cor-onado Beach, Cal., and Atlantic City, in 187' he Introduced the roller coaater to England at Earls Court and In six weeks took In $41,000. tn 1904 ho sold part of his Interest there for $50,000. Mr. Thompson was born March 8, 1S4S, In iFranklln count), Ohio, and received elementary school education in Oberlin and In a backwoods school 4n Hillsdale county. His flrst Invention as a boy waa achieved at the SLga of nine, a. rotary churn which was the first seen in that part of the country. At 19 he went to Elkhart and became from grocery clerk a partner In a butter and eggs firm. He was 37 when he devised the knitting machine, and before he was 30 he had acquired a fortune. His success in the amusement business gained national scope at the World's Fair of 1893 and at every suc ceeding fair he was one of the chlif entertainers. He announced that more than 2,800,000 men, women and chll-" n travelled on bis scenla railway at ihd Franco-British Exposition In London In 190S, and In 1909 he reported $.000,000 peroons had taken at least one ride on the coasters In the United States. Hla friends credited him with a tremendous amount of physical energy and a mind that woe "always looking for something new." His avocation was astronomy. His estate st Glen Cove Is equipped with an observatory. JIo was a member of the Automobile Association of America and the Merchants Association of -New York. (He Is survived by, his wife. Ada Nixon Thompson. WILLIAM F. OLVEIl. William F. Olver. president of the American branch of the Oxford University Press, died yesterday in his home. 270 East 110th street in his sixty-second year. He wss born in England, but came here when a child. He had been Identl fled with the publishing business in New York city for half a century. For twenty years he was with Thomas Nelson A Son, and he waa connected with the Ox ford University Prwa for the last twenty-three years. Mr. Olver leaves a widow and one son. lie waa a member of At- lantlo Lodge of Maaons. PKItCY C. BISSELI.. News reached East Rutherford. N. J., yesterday of tha death In Qunnlton. Col.', or the Itev. Percy c. Bissau, 14, former pastor of Grace Episcopal Church, East Rutherford. The Rev. Mr. Biteell. who had charge of a chapel in Wood Ridge as well as the church at East Rutherford, became one of the prominent clergymen or the Newark diocese of the Episcopal Church at the time he left to accept the call to Colorado several months ago. He leaves a widow and one child, J. S.WOLFE, 100, DIES: PIONEER IN RAILWAYS Constructed Some of First Roads West of Chicago. Ivcclal httpalch to Ths Sex, Omaha. Nob.. March 8. John B, Wolfe, one of the pioneer railroad build ers or me pralrla country, died, hero yesteraay at the age or loo years, rrom Injuries received by a fall last Christmas. He was foorn In Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, October , 1918, For elxty-two yeara Mr, "Wolfe devoted' hlmeclf to building railroads, his last work being In 1003. aio was a personal friend of Jay Ciould, Tom Potter, C. 13. Parkins, J, J. IIIU. II. 11. Rogers and other former powers In the American railroad world. Wolfe built the Chicago and North western road In 18S4, and then the Illinois and Iowa from ClIntQii to Cedar Rapids. On January 1, 1868, he finished work on the Burlington from Ottumwa to Council Bluffs. Mr. Wolfe was one of ths first contractors on the Pennsylvania Central and ha also constructed several hundred miles of tho Baltimore and Ohio system. JIo built part of the Rock Island road, the Chicago and Alton. 150 miles of tho Kansas Pacific, loo miles of tho Wisconsin Central, tho Dea Moines and Fort Dodge, the Central Iowa from- Poorls. to Ketthburg, the Burlington, Cedar Rap'rls and Northern now the Hock Island und the Now Orleans nnd Northeastern from Meridian, Miss., to New Orleans. The longest pile -bridge In the world. which stretches for oeven miles across Lake Ponfchartratn, Ia.. was erected by Mr. Wolfe. He was a pioneer In double iracxing roaas in lowa and Illinois. The Iron mlnea- In northern Minnesota wero opened after he had built the Duluth and Iron Mountain road from Duluth to Vermillion, Mr. Wolfe leaves three daughters and two sons. Burial will be at Ottumwa, fa. EDWIN A St ASA nOCICWELT,. Kdwln Amasa Rockwell, for twenty years art and musical odltor of the Brooklyn KagU, died at his home. 70 St. James place, Brooklyn, yesterday morning. He we 73 yeara of age. He had been 111 for two yeara from a nervous breakdown. His career as a, newspaperman covered a period of forty years, during which time he was a member ot the staffs of Tits Sun, the fit Louis alobc-Democrat' and tho New York Herald. He began hti newspaper work on Tils Sum under Charles A. Dana, where he remained for sixteen yeara. He was graduated from Hamilton College In the class of 1873, and Chester fl. Lord, for mer managing editor of Tub Suw. waa one of his classmates. After graduating from Hamilton he rctefned the staff of Ths 8PN, and In 1890 went to the Now lork Htrnid. He leaves a widow and two children, Ethtl Alton Rockwell and Mrs. Olive O. Betsche of Brooklyn. Tho funeral ser vices will be held at his home to-mor row afternoon. They will be conducted by Dr. J. Clarence Jones, pastor of St Mary's Episcopal Church. LAWrtKTVCK BAIKY 8BACORD. Lawrence Balky Seacord, a descendant of Ambrose SIcard ot La Rochelle, France, who waa one of the founders of tha French town of New' Rochelle In 1(88, died of old age yesterday In his residence, 34 Main street, New Rochelle. He was nearly 80. and la survived by his wife, who was Mary Coxan of Tuoka-hoe; two sons and two daughters. He was a veteran of the civil war. THEODORB MUE11MNG. Theodore Muahllng, one of the most prominent residents of Rutherford, N. J., Grpat Paris Successes ' RENEE - LELpNG- BERNARD -PREMET i ! MARTIAL- ARMAND -DOEUILLET-DRECOLL 1 PAQUIN .- LANVIN - AGNES - ROLANDE 111 ! JZtom, I I SUZANNE TALBOT - MARIA GUY i RE BOUX -ODETTE-LUCIE HAMAR-ROSE DESCAT H I AND OTHER FAMOUS MODISTES. ill where he lived, for-twenty-eight years, died In his home, ,31 Park avenue, Ruth, erforil, Friday, aged 77. He was a cigar manufacturer for fifty years and a leader In all civic movements In Rutherford. Mr. Muebllng was born In .Germany and came to the United States with his parents when 7 years old. For many years Mr. Muehllng wns one of tho Democratic loaders of Bergen county. He served as Flro and School Commissioner and was also a member of the Bergen County Board of Freeholders for several years. He Is survived by his wife, ono son. William Muehllng, nnd two daughters, Mrs. Florence Maul an I Miss Anna Muejiling. WILLIAM 1IENHY IIYEBS. William Henry Jlyers, superintendent of buildings of the Commercial Cable Company, died Friday In hi home, 72 Harmsn street, Brooklyn, The funeral services will he held this afternoon at his late residence. Mr. Hyers was In charge of the construction of the Metropolitan Opera House, the Postal Telo-graph and Commercial Cable Building,' tho Masonic Temple, Clarence Mackay's mansion at Harbor Hill. L. I., and many other well known buildings. He was a lover of fine horses and waa the owner of tho noted trotters Belene and Joe W. He leaves a widow, eon, daughter and four grandchildren. ELLIOT MANFOltn IIOLBnOOIC. After a short Illness Elliot Sanford Holbrook died yesterday at his home, 9BS Loxlngton avenue. He waa the son of the late Harry and Helen Sanford Holbrook, formerly residents of Yonkers. He was in business hero for a number of years, being associated with Holbrook Bros. Mr. Holbrook waa a member of the New York Yacht Club, the Knollwood Club and the Calumet Club. He leaves a widow, Elisabeth McDonald Holbrook. JOHN KEEP. John Keep, an auditor of Cypiess Hills, Brooklyn, died th his home, S51 Glen, morn avenue, Friday, from Influonxa, He was ES. He wns a member of Clinton Commander', Knights Templars, of Kismet Temple of tho Order of Shrlners, and was a School.CQmmlssloner. Ha was active In church work. Funeral services will be held tills morning In the Wesley Methodist Church, Olenmore and Atkins avenues, the Rev. Paul Coleman officiating. ' ' AUGUSTA GREETS VISITORS. Colonists Play Golf Matches With Aiken Guests, Sstclal-Ptt patch to Tus Hcv. Auousta, March 8. Mr. nnd Mrs. Sidney Whlto and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kerr of New York city are among the recent additions to the local winter colony. They are expected to remain here for- tho remainder of the season. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Nesler of Geneva, N, Y have returned hero to remain through the season. Mrs. fl. H. Hpauldlng of Buffalo has arrived here from Florida to Join Mr. tipauldlng. Improvements In the highway between Augusta and Aiken, a distance of twenty-five miles, have this season brought these resorts much doner tosrether In a. social way. The winter guests at Aiken come to Augusta for golf matches and the Augusta colony Is taklns a hand in the coin games at Aiken. 0,000 French Itrldrn for Americans Paris, March 8 Within the last year 8,000 Americans In Franco have married French women, according to the PefH Journal. The brides for the most rart says the newspaper, were country girls or employees of town establishments. IMPORTANT IMPERATIVE SALES By Order of Executors, Administrators and Private Owners TO BE HELD EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE NOTED At The American Art Galleries Madison Square South, New York ON FREE PUBLIC VIEW BEGINNING TOMORROW From 9 A. M. Until 6 P. M. and Continuing Until the Date of Sale A Very Important Collection of MODERN PAINTINGS By Masters of tho American and Foreign Schools The rroperty ef the Estate ot tho late Thomas R. Ball OF NEW TOIIK TUB IATF, Francis White OF HALTIMOIIE With Important Additions from Several Private Collector TO BE SOLD On Thursday and Friday Evenings, March 13 and 14 IN THE GRAND BALL ROOM OF THE PLAZA 'Illustrated catalogue mailed en receipt or One Dollar. ALSO ON FREE VIEW TOMORROW lU.l'MINATrn MAKUKcniPTfl t thn fifteenth and later renturtesl EAnl.Y KNOI.IMI I.ITRRATUItr. of the time ot Milton. Beaumont and Fleteberi rumples et KAIll.Y J'WNTIMO frem the praises of TVynkrn da M'orda, P. Srtiotntier. w. Itaatell sud others i Rare Editions of Important Works on ANCIENT IVAltPAHK: Early KdlUons ef tha'Blbte and Book of Common rrayeri serin Kent h and elstiUwnih century Blndlncs ART BOOKS of the nineteenth oenturyi I.tnUARV KKTSi Books on COSTUME and HERALDRY 1 Illustrated Bonks by Oeorze Crulkshank, John Leech and oilier artl til ASSOCIATION 1TEMH, Including coplea owned by Kins Charles the Seeend, Kins James the First. Robert Mouther and Oeerae OruUtehankl the ORItUNAL. MANUSCRIPT OF FOE'S "Hans Fhaall"! Rooks en Furniture, old Gold, Sitter, I'ewter. Pottery and Porcelain; Items of Interest to the Collector of Americana, and others, rNCIA7DED IN WHICH IS THE L1TEBART rROPERTT OF THE LATE Governor Oliver Ames of Massachusetts AND THE LATE John W. Sterling of New York City TO BE SOLD TIT ORDER OP EXECUTORS AND PRIVATE OWNERS On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 11 and 12 AT S O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON AND 8:1 IN TITE EVENINGS ON FREE VIEW BEGINNING MARCH 17 A Very Largo Collection of OIL PAINTINGS Including Important Works by Masters of The Old and Modern Schools TO BE SOLD FOR ACCOUNT OP WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Thursday and Friday Evenings, March 20 and 21, at 8ilS o'clock .Catalogue mailed to applicants on receipt or Fifty Cents. ON FREE VIEW BEGINNING APRIL 2 THE ENTIRE EXTENSIVE STOCK OF RARE AND BEAUTIFUL Antique Textiles & Embroideries OF THE WIDELY KNOWN CONNOISSEURS AND EXPERTS The Messrs. Vitall & Leopold Benguiat OF NEW YORK AND PARIS Now Discontinuing Their Paris and New York Establishments THIS VERY EXTENSIVE COLLECTION, WHICH REPRESENTS A MONEY VALUE OF OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS and consists of Sumptuous Ecclesiastical Embroideries and Palace Hangings of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Notable Tapestries, Beautiful Old Genoese and Other Rare Velvets, Cloth of Gold and Silver Thread Brocades, Superb Antique Silks and Satins, and Gothic, Renaissance and Other Laces, Petit Point and Other Embroideries and Silver Hanging Lamps. THE WHOLE FORMING A VERITABLE MUSEUM OF ARJHSTIC PRODUCTIONS, DATING EfiOMTHE FIFTEENTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES, WHICH ARE NOW NO LONGER PROCURABLE, NOT ONLY ON ACCOUNT OF THE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS ARISING OUT OF THE GREAT WAR, BUT MORE ESPECIALLY OF THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF FINDING SPECIMENS OF EQUAL ARTISTIC MERIT AND RARITY ON SALE EITHER IN EUROPE OR THE ORIENT. ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS NOTABLE COLLECTION ARE A Large Number of Magnificent Curtains and Beautiful Old Materials for Wall Covering WHICH FORMERLY EMBELLISHED. ANCIENT PALACES AND CHATEAUX AND WniCII AHK IISPEC'I U.I.T DESIHABIT. FOR t!SF. !, PRESENT DAY CITY AND COUNTRY HOMES TO BE SOLD Beginning Monday, April 7, and Continuing Daily Until Saturday, April 12, Inclusive. Commencing Each Day at 2:30 P. M. A Deitriplire Cl!eue Will Be Msiled to Applicants on Receipt ef One PsiUr The sales will be conducted by MR. THOMAS E. KIRBY and hl JMaius, Mr- llllu AMERICAN ART ASSOCIATION, Managers Madison bq. noulli. llutianie 0 II, !M Strrol. ,"ew 1 orV. The Important Collection of Japanese Art Treasures and Curios Btlenitnc te the Kstate of the Widely Known Expert, the late Rufus E. Moore Consisting of Fine Old Lacquerr, Rare Pottery and Porcelains, Bronzes, Netsukea, Swords, Sword Guards, Knife Handles, Kakemono and Other Objects of Interest to Amateurs nnd Connoisseurs. TO BE SOLD BY Direction of the Executors On the Afternoons of March 13, 14 and 15 Catalosu mailed en receipt et Fifty cents. TheExtonalveandVeluableStock of the New York Branch of the NOTED ART PUBLISHERS Manzi-Joyant & Co. SUCCESSOR OF" GOUPIL, & CO., PARIS The publications, both prints and books, et these noted art publishers are tao well known to require any special mention as to their artistic merit or the etcellenee ot the repro ductlre work under their direction. TO BE SOLD Afternoons of March 20. 21, 22, 24, 25, 26 and 27 AND Evenings of March 24, 25, 26 and 27 Illustrated catalogue mailed on re telpt ot Oneliollar. llrrust and Mr II. II. Turk, of Hie IJiJoha's CaMpy i r. , '

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