Besides the daily afternoon music on the Luneta, a full-fledged Italian opera troupe has come to town and has begun to give performances in the Teatro Zorilla.? A Wee Bit Irish Today Mermaid St Patrick’s Day ?Carmen? and ?The Cavalleria Rusticana? are on the bill for this week, and many other of the old standbys are going to have their turn later. In respect to music, side-tracked though it is, Manila seems to be more favored than her sister capitals in the Far East, and everyone appears to be able to play on something. Such of the native houses as are too frail to support pianos shelter harps, violins, and other stringed instruments, while some of the more expensive structures contain the whole selection.