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In Years Past

September 29, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, with the announcement that Francis Macmillen, the American violin virtuoso, was to tour the Unites States, his managers in New York had had many requests for his service. Among those who were first to apply was Edward Connelly, manager of Samuels Opera House in Jamestown. The result was that Mr. Macmillen had been obtained for a recital in this city. He would appear Friday, Oct. 17. Many in the city recalled how Mr. Macmillen came to Jamestown some six years previously, an unknown artist. Few who heard him then had forgotten the wonderful success of the evening and the deep impression Mr. Macmillen made.



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