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THE CRISIS ADVERTISER

ST.MARY'S SCHOOL
An Episcopal boarding school for girls, under the direction of the Sisters of St.Mary.
Address:
THE SISTER-IN-CHARGE
609 N. 43d St. W. Philadelphia, Pa.

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ROLAND W.HAYES, Tenor
Recitals Concerts Oratorio Opera
"An unusually good voice. The natural quality is beautiful. It is a luscious yet manly voice. Mr. Hayes sings freely and with good taste." —Philip Hale, in the Boston Herald.
"A voice of unusual sweetness and calibre."
—Chattanooga Times.
Address: 3 WARWICK ST., BOSTON,MASS.
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LINCOLN, MD., near Washington, D.C., on "the finest and best constructed electric railroad in the world." 
Special: A large lot, 50 by 150, a house to be built on it according to plans specified in the contract, 3 pear trees, 3 apple trees, 3 peach trees, 15 chickens, 1 pig, firewood for two years, free grazing for cow or horse, all for a total of $750; payable $5 down and $5 per month, without interest. Sample house now occupied by C. B. Fulton.

THE LINCOLN LAND AND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
1403 New York Ave. Washington, D.C.

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The number of children in Lincoln was increased by ten new arrivals in October, 1915.
Watch Lincoln Grow


E. Aldama Jackson
Graduate Institute of Musical Art, Organist and Director of Music St. Mark's M. E. Church.  
Teacher of Theory and Piano
Theory course embraces elementary and advanced Harmony or Counterpoint
Private or Class Work
Studio:  30 W. 132d Street, New York City


Of Interest to Vocalists
Tone-Placing and Voice Development, With Supplement Co-ordinating with Original Chapters

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G. W. Williams, B.M.A., 
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From "Musical Courier," N.Y.: "A very practical little book is 'Tone-Placing and Voice-Development,'by Pedro T. Tinsley.  It contains some very excellent material and vocal excerses, and should be in the hands of all vocal students."
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THE CRISIS
Vol. 11-No.3    January, 1916     Whole No. 63

Along The Color Line 

Music And Art

The symphony "Antar," by the Russian composer Rimsky-Korsakoff, the music of which is largely based on Oriental folk themes, was played on November 12th by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, at Boston, Massachusetts. The composer took the subject from the Arab story. "Antar" was a mulatto, the son of an African slave and a chieftain. Acknowledged and freed by his father, he became famous as a poet and a valiant warrior.

Samuel Coleridge- Taylor's "Deep River" and "From the Green Heart of the Water" were among the numbers given at a concert of sea pictures, at the Chicago Musical College late in October.

"Her Eyes Twin Pools," by Harry T. Burleigh, the words by James Johnson, was one of the novelties offered by Arthur Herschmann in his song recital on November 6th at Aeolian Hall, New York.

At a joint recital with Bauer, the eminent pianist, Paul Althouse sang Burleigh songs in an American group of representative compositions before the Woman's Club in Evanston, Illanois, on October 26th.

The Appomattox Club of Chicago lately gave a Coleridge- Taylor concert in Remembrance of the composer's birthday. An address was delivered by Dr. Charles E. Bentley. The musical program was arranged by Mr. Pedro Tinsley. The artists were Mrs. Willa M. Sloan, soprano; Mr. W. H. Hackley, Dr. W. Carver Williams, Mr. Harrison Emanuel, violinist, and Mr. T. Theodore Taylor, pianist. 

Mr. Clarence Cameron White closed his fall concert tour with a very successful recital given by the Euterpians at the Howard Theatre on November 6th, at Washington, D. C.

Mr. James Johnson's poem "The White Witch" is included in William Stanley Braithwaite's "Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1915," as one of the best poems of the year. It originally appeared in The Crisis for March, 1915. The Boston Transcript of November 30th says of Mr. Braithwaite: "He has helped poetry to readers as well as to poets. One is guilty of no extravagance in saying that the poets we have- and they may take their place with their peers in any country- and the gathering deference we pay them, are created largely out of stubborn, self-effacing enthusiasm of this one man. In a sense their distinction is his own. In a sense he has himself written their poetry. Very much by his toil they may write, and be read. Not one of them will ever write a finer poem than Braithwaite himself has lived already."

The African exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City has grown so large that it has been placed in a hall to itself. The recent Lang-Chapin expedition brought valuable additions from the Congo. The Africans excel in iron and wood work, in weaving artistic pile cloth and in making various types of musical instruments. Specimens of all these are in this collection.

The first American composter represented at the annual Christmas festival of the Madison, Wisconsin, Choral

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