DAME NELLIE MELBA
Pilgrimage to Grave
LILYDALE, Sunday.—More than 200 persons attended the pilgrimage yester- day to the grave of Dame Nellie Melba. The pilgrimage was conducted under the auspices of the Albert street Conserva- torium of Music, but was augmented by other visitors and Lilydale people. Wreaths were brought from the Conservatorium, and from the Past and Present Students' Association. An impressive address was given by Mr. Harold Elvins, acting direc-
tor of the Conservatorium. The Con- servatorium Operatic Society sang Mr. Fritz Hart's "Requiem," and the anthem "Crossing the Bar." Floral tributes were placed on the grave by Mr. and Mrs. C. Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. E. Mitchell, Mrs.
and Miss Patterson, Mrs. H. Box and Mrs.
C. Lempriere, all members of the late Dame Nellie Melba's family. Mr. Horace Stevens, Mrs. Fritz Hart, and Mr. M. J.
Pettigrovc (associated choirs), were among