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NEWS OF TWO CAPITALS.
Continued from r»a«-«" one.
!n Ascot week, postponed from the coronation
ear, will probably take place.
The opera brings out a full muster of si.-.art
people nightly, with heavy reinforcements of
music lovers for the Wagner performance!.
Miss Suzanne Adams has displayed fine vocal
ization In "Romeo end Juliet" and '•Rl?o!etto."
but >!me. Boiska has befn less successful as
the Marguerite to Sallgnac's Faust. There have
been good performances of the Valkyries" and
the "Barbiere di S:\islia." and "Trlsian und
Isolde" will be produced on Monday. The opera
cullers from the lack of favorite artists whose
services could not be secured thia season, but
the stage management and the orchestra were
never better. Concert programmes are unusu
ally varied, including vocal recitals by Mmes.
Blanche Marches!. Terera, Del Riego and Mar
cella Lln<3. a newcomer, with a high mezzo-so
The theatres are well filled nightly, the Amer
ican tourists now forming a fresh reserve for
the box ofSce. Changes of programmes have
brought Miss Ellen Terry out of Ibsen Into
Shakespeare, and she has delighted her au
diences with her vivacity and brilliancy of act-
Ing in "Much Adc About Nothing," tn which
her rog-disb spirit and womanly grace have full
play. She Is well supported at the Imperial
Theatre by Oscar Ashe. Holman Clark and Nor
man Forbes. Miss Marie Tempest, who has
tocome a great favorite in London, h.is ap
peared as Polly Ecc!?s In •"Caste" at the Cri
terion Theatre, and pleased her audiences. John
Htt'e's great p^irt of Eccles Is taken by E. Dag-
Xiall. and the old fashioned play goes merrily on.
The Gordian Knot" at His Majesty's Is con
demned by the critics as a highly theatrical
melodrama and by the moralists as a debased
Imitation of the younger Dumas's scarlet wom
en plays. The author. Claude Lowther, has a
better knowledge of politics and diplomacy than
of playwritlng. but he has. contrived to supply
Mr. Tree with h picturesque and effective part.
illsa Olga Nethersole m*y be too flamboyant
es the Immoral, heartless actress, who i 3 final
ly strangled In the coils of her golden hair, and
Hobert Taber may be unsuccessful In rendering
the part of the Infatuated lover in either an in
telligible or convincing manner, but Mr. Tree as
the r.eurDt'c. frenzied hunchback, who kills ..he
voman In order to save his friend. Is at his best.
Ko hlr.ts respecting the character of Arthur W.
Plnero's new play have been received, but it will
S>e produced at the Du*:e of York Theatre in
the autumn, with H. B. Irving and Irene Van
tn:gh In the leading parts.
The chief art fhow has been the exhibition of
ancient Greek art at the Burlington Club. It
tias not contained the work* from Woburn Ab
bey, but the Chatsworth, Lansdowne and other
collections have been (srr.wri upon, and St Illus
trates the history and range of Greek art from
the sixth century. B. C, to the Augustan Age.
s"he great Hamilton vase is one of the moot no
ticeable treasures. The irt dealers have har illy
recovered from the shock wMck the auction .sale
ef the Raebum portrait of Sir John Sinclair
for 14.000 guineas gave them.
Gainsborough's "Duchess of Devonshire," with
faint reminiscences of Mr. Morgan's picture,
trcught all It was worth at 000 guineas, for the
canvas was cracked and in bad condition. The
took dealers have had much excitement at the
four days' sale at Sotheby's, with £12,045 as the
aggregate for 1.077 lots of rare books. The Bec
cn Folio Ehak«?«p2are brought £SSO, and a fine
»et of the first edition of the Waverley Novels
il-Od. Two rare pamphlets by Shelley were sold
for £T>3o. and there were many other curious
Illustrations of the high value of old books In a
market like London, where a dozen great dealers
t.re trained experts In literary treasures.
Ambassador McCormick from St. Petersburg
Is the most prcrnir.ent American visitor in Lon
don, where he is spending a few days whiie
t sitlr.p to sail for New-York to attend the wed
ding of his son at Cleveland. He Is in excellent
bealth and spirits and disposed to credit Rus
sia with the best intentions In the Far East and
to minimize the Importance of the Manchurian
affair. I N". F.
TOPICS IX PARIS.
Hot Debates Among Deputies —
Paris-Madrid Automobile Race.
<Speelal to The Ntw-Tfr* Tribune by French Cable.)
(Copyrlubt; 1903: By The Trlbuna Association.)
Paris. May 23— PremkT Combes and his anti-
Clerical Cabinet have once more Xaced th«
Chamber trid secured a signa: victor}-. The
tscenc In the Palais Bourbon wav, as usual, high
_ IT picturesque end piquant. Fashionable
f vromen. wearing exquisite spring hats of lace
f-d Cowers, eminent painters and sculptors,
men of letters and popular actors and actresses
v.-stchej the proceedings from the boxes in the
(tall^ri'S, while in the parUastestajjr arena the
uators were treated to the now familiar
outburst of personal vituperation, accentuate-1
by acrobatic attitudes, gesticulations and fisti
cuffs. The vote of the Chamber on the eve of
Ascension Day Is of great significance. After
I?ot debates, which lasted until nearly midnight,
the Chamber had to choose between two orders
cf the day, each concluding with an expression
of confidence in the Cabinet. Ore was for
jr.ul«ted by M. Hubbard, the leader of the
group of Jlauica.l Socialists, and enjoined the
povernmtnt to undertake the separation of
church ar.d state: the other, drawn up by M.
Etienne. president of the group of Democratic
t'sionlsls. called upon the Cabinet to repel
Clerical encroachments, and also to defend lib
erty of worship. The first resolution of confU
Cence. which presented the first occasion for an
expression by vote of the opinion of the Cham
t-er about a separation cf church and state, was
rejected by 205 votes against 240, but in thlt bal
loting there were eichty Deputies who abstained
from vet!:.? Among those who abstained
two members of the Cabinet, M. Del-
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CONSULT NEW TIME-TABLES.
TF. TV. ATTCRrrnT. General Mao««rr. . J. 11. WOOD, General Pnasenger \at-at.
cp.=!<e and M. Pell^tan, and Liberal Republicans
such as M. Estcurnelles de Constant. Siegfried
dv Jardln, Beametz and others who. when the
question comes up. forcing them to take sides
for or against the concordat, would undoubted
ly vote for its abolition and the consequent
separation of church and state. Consequently,
one result of the religious Interpellations was to
give M. Combes's Cabinet a carte blanche au
thority to attack the concordat whenever it
Meanwhile, the Etlenne vote of confidence
■was carried by the large majority of 305
against 231, indicating that ths Chamber
approved the energetic manner In which M.
Combes has been carrying out the laws against
Roman Catholic associations, but at the same
time it wished M. Combes to Insure liberty of
worship inside all churches, temples or build-
Ings, no matter what religious faith the wor
shippers may profess, whether Evangelist.
Israelite. Free Thinker, Buddhist or Roman
Catholic. This resolution, having the true
ring of religious freedom about it. such as relig
ious liberty is understood in the United States,
was a rebuke for the extreme Socialists and
professional anti-Clericals, and gives the true
trend of public opinion In Francs in regard to
the coming war between Clericals and Republi
The vote has had a salutary effect through
out the country, especially In Paris, where the
anti-Clerical demonstrations and riots ar
ranged for Ascension Day were Indefinitely
postponed, a step which It must be confessed
vas slso partly due to the Ideal sprlnr weather.
This proved too strong a temptation to Pari
sians little Inclined to sacrifice their holiday to
demonstrating In the hot. dusty streets of the
city Instead of making merry and picnicking
in their favorite suburban groves and rustic
Paris Is fnirly captured by automobiles. The
glorious summer weather, the temperature of 2S
Centigrade, corresponding to 82% degrees
Fahrenheit; the blazing Spanish sun and the
hard but dusty roads are most propitious for the
grand Paris-Madrid automobile race of 1,3-2
kilometres, or B*Jl»4 miles, which begins at Ver
sailles to-morrow morning at 8:30 o'clock and
ends at Madrid. Two American tourists, the
Baruch brothers, arrived In Madrid yesterday,
having driven all the way from Paris to the
Spanish capital in f helr automobile over the
road i'j escribed for the race, which they report
to be in excellent condition, except for a few
miles between Biarritz and St. Sebastien. Con
sequently, the experts at the French Automobile
Club estimate that the winner In the coming
race will accomplish the distance of 621^ miles
between Versailles and Madrid in between six
teen and seventeen hours; that Is, five and a
half hours from Versailles to Bordeaux, five and
a half hours from Bordeaux to Vlttoria and five
and a half hours from Vittoria to Madrid. This
automobile race is considered the moet for
midable yet organized. There are 315 entries,
and the actual etarters probably will be 250.
Arrong the Americans who yesterday were
weighed with their machines ar.d duly provided
with dnving certificates, and who have complied
with the numerous formalities of the contest, are
William K. Vandert>'.lt. Jr.. who drives a Mors
motor; Foxhall Keene. who drives a Mercedes
motor; William Dannat, who drives a Mercedes
motor; Mr. Terry, who drives a Mercedes motor,
and the Jockey "Tod" Sloans, who drives a
Richard Erszier motor. To-morrow during the
whole day the road al! the way between Ver
sailles and the Spanish frontier will be abso
lutely monopolised by motor car racers. AH
pubUG traffic will be suspended, and th« gen
darmes, the rural police, the firemen and the
forest guards will be mobilized, as If in time of
war, to keep the Versailles-Madrid-Biarritz road
Just es clear as a racecourse during the running
of the Grand Prix.
It being- Sunday and a fete day, the inhabi
tants along the gigantic racetrack take the mat
ter good naturedly as a holiday festival and as
an amusing spectacle. There are, however, some
surly growl 6 heard, and testy queries as to the
right of automobile amateurs and professionals
to take exclusive possession of the national
highway for a whole day. In several quarters it
is predicted that this will be the last great
automobile race that the government will allow
to take place over public thoroughfares. The
accidents so far are very few, not more than
half a dozen yet recorded, and none of them
fatal. Meanwhile the Champs Elyetes and the
Boi* de Boulogne teem with automobiles, pro
ceeding to or from the weighing posts In the
Tulleries Garden or taking preliminary spurts,
and before the contest, notwithstanding the
hourly watering of the wooden pavements, there
are already clouds of fine dust, and the whole
atmosphere of the Paris streets Is redolent with
the fumes of petroleum gas and the diabolical
sounds of "Teuf, t<ruf!" and bang, whirr and
whiz that deafen Parisian ears.
The Pnrls society season this year will end
sooner than ever before, the reasons being that
the great ladies of the Faubourg are sulky about
the expulsion of the relielous associations. The
Grand Prix de Paris, the habitual signal for de
parture for the country, will be run earlier than
hitherto, and now the hot cummer weather is
already enticing people to cool watering places.
Nevertheless. Paris Is brimful of Americans,
and at the charity garden party given this
afternoon by the Comtesse de Gournay In her
beautiful mansion, in the Rue de Varennes, with
terraces and lawns Just like a country seat, I
noticed Mr. and Mrs. 'William K. Vanderbilt,
the Baroness Seilliere and her daughter. Miss
Livermore, Mrs. Lee Child, Mrs. Charles Yerkes.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Chase and Mrs. Scott Grant.
Mr. and Mrs. William X- Vanderbiit, havMns
passed their honeymoon at St. Louis de Poissy,
make frequent visits to Paris, and have bought
a superb house at the corner of the Rue Leo
r.ardo fia Vinci and the Rue Leroux. commanding
a fine view of the Avenue dv Bois de Boulogne.
This sumptuous Paris residence of Mr. Vander
bilt Is being beautifully decorated In the in
terior with frescos and rare tapestry, and the
■tabling and gardens are being put Into perfect
order. The Duchess of Marlborough, in excel
lent health and spirits, is passing a few weeks
in Paris. Mr. and Mrs. Cavendish Bentinck
have Just returned to London. Mrs. Brockholst
NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. SUNDAY. MAY 24. 1903.
Cuttlns and Mr. William Cutting have started
for Homburg: so. also, has Joseph Pulitzer. A
series of elaborate dinners and theatrical and
musical entertainments have been given by Mr.
and Mrs. Harris Phelps in their new mansion, lr.
the Rue de Presburg. facing the Arc de Tri
omphe. formerly the residence of the late King
and Queen of Hanover. Among Mr. and Mrs.
Pbelps's guests at a dinner yesterday were the
ambassadors of Italy. Turkey and Japan, the
Princesse Jeanne Bonaparte, the Princesse MSTSB
Gortchakoff and Mme. Adam. A young French
man of Portuguese depcent, Leon Carlos Salzedo,
eighteen years old, who in 1901 took the drat
prizes at the French Conservator!' of Music for
both piano and harp, has won the musical car of
fashionable Paris, and his piano and harp reci
tations, executed with rare technical skill and
sentiment, especially in the Hungarian rhapso
dies of Liszt, are keenly appreciated here.
Quite a flutter around the tea tables of Amer
ican residents has been caused by a romantic
love tale and a timely inheritance for the hero,
who is a good looking and intelligent English
man, only twenty-one years old. He Is a painter
of merit, and has for the last three years been
earning his living at Paris as sub-editor of "The
English and American Gazette." He is at pres
ent the correspondent of "The Fall Mall Ga
zette." The name of the lucky youtli Is Louis
Foumier. He did occasional work for The
Tribune, and recently became engaged to an
exceedingly attractive young woman, eighteen
years old. Mile, de Majendle. who Is a talented
eculptor. A few days ago Louis Fournler'B
happiness was completed by a windfall In the
shape of a fortune estimated at $6,000,000. left
to him unexpectedly by his friend Harold Bar
ker, of Sydney, Australia, whose acquaintance
young Fournler made casually in Switzerland.
Barker wished to buy a portrait of Sarah Bern
hardt which Foumier had Just completed, but
was forestalled by the Comtesse de Majendle,
the mother of his fiancte. I had a pleasant
chat wtth Mr. Foumier laft evening at the din
ner table of a common friend, a young New-York
artist. William Horton. at the Hotel Regina-
The young journalist said that when the news
of the legacy reached him he had spent the last
franc of his week's salary, and was about to
borrow a few dollars from a friend to make a
trip to Trouville to see Mile. Majendie. who is
staying there with her mother. Mr. Barker,
who has left to him the fortune, was only thirty
five years old when he died last week at Rennes
from typhoid lever. Mr. Foamier intends to
stick to his double barrelled profession of news
paper man and artist. He shows no Fisns of
losing his head by his sudden stroke of fortune,
and has completed arrangements for his v,ed
dlng with Mile. Elise de Majendie In Novem
ber. Mr. Fournler showed me a substantial
check forwarded to him as an advance by the
London solicitor of the Parker estate, and he
has taken a modest little country house near
Montlgny. in Fontalnebleau Forest, to pass the
summer months In reel and quiet. He is a
bright, witty, sensible youth, and all his friends
are delighted at his pocd luck. C. I. B.
STUDENTS AS MOTOEMEN.
Undergraduates of McGill University Offer
to Break Montreal Strike.
Montreal. May 23.— The Montreal Street Rail
way Company is again completely tied up. At
9:30 a. m. a Beaver Hall Hill car was run out
of the central bam and back. There was no at
tempt made on the part of the strikers to pre
vent It. The car carried five policemen. Later
three cars were started on the St. I>enls-et. and
Beaver Hall Hi 1 line. A police Inspector, with
four mounted men and seventy-five men on foot,
kept the streets clear near the barn.
A number of members of the Montreal Ama
teur Athletic Association have offered their eer
vicea as conductors until after Monday, Victoria
Day, and a number of students of McGill Uni
versity now on vacation have offered to work as
motormen. The company Is relying upon the
c!ty police, special constables and private de
tectives to protect its Interests. The sym
pathy of the public appears to be generally
with the company. The electrical workers have
al?o voted to go out on strike and may etop
work at any moment.
GAS SHATTERS SHIP.
A Waiter Killed and Two Passengers Blown
Overboard by Explosion.
Quebec, Que., May 23.— The steamship Coban.
of the Black Diamond Line, from Sydney. C. 8.,
for Montreal, which passed Inward off Matane
Light yesterday morning, signalled that an ex
plosion of gas had completely destroyed the
saloon and blown up the poopdeck. Three Iron
beams were also broken In the lower deck. A
waiter was killed ami two steerage passengers
are missing. It is thought they were thrown
overboard by the force of rt»» explosion. No
further details have been received here.
HAWAIIAN LEGISLATION IMPERILLED.
Its Constitutionality Assailed on Ground of
Use of Native Language.
Honolulu. May 2-".— A serious question. Involving
the validity of all legislation enacted In the Ha
waiian Islands since ISCO. has been brought to light
by the Superintendent of Public Works, Henry E.
Cooper, v. ho refuses to act under tho regulations
of the recently adopted County Government law.
on the ground that the act was unconstitutional.
Coopr alleges that the act is invalidated by the
fact that the legislature permitted tho use of the
Hawaiian language In Its deliberations, which
Coop«r BOlda was prohibited by Congress in tho
Territorial Government act. At tho recent session
of the legislature the question of allowing the Ha
waiian language to be spoken was bitterly fought,
and it was only alter the threat of the natives to
block all legislation that the white contingent in
the legislature agreed to permit the native tongue
to b» Broken.
Private parties have demanded that the govern
ment Bue the Brewer company for $140,000 for an
alleged violation of the United States Contract
Labor law. It is alleged that the company Induced
140 Coreans to Immigrate to the Hawaiian Islands
under contract to work on various plantations.
The Bederal officer* have learned that the agent
ser.t to Cor^a last year to enKP.pe laborers had the
treasury Instructions Issued under an old law, which
has since been abrogated. The government, there
fore, has decided that the Brewer company is not
liable for an infraction of the law.
PKINCE HENRY'S VISIT TO SPADT.
Plans for His Entertainment at Madrid —
Will Remain Four Days.
Paris, May 23.— A dispatch to "The Temps"
from Madrid says that Admiral Prince Henry
of Prussia on his arrival at Madrid to-morrow
evening will be received at the railroad st.ttion
by King Alfonso, who will conduct him to tho
palace, where the Prince will be his majesty's
guest for four days. Many dinners and other
festivities have been planned in the Prince's
honor. Premier SUvela said that the visit has
no political importance.
"The Epoca" says that the visit "recalls
Prince Henry's noble conduct at Cavlte. when
he gave eloquent proof of his sympathy and af
fection for Spain at a moment when the coun
try was sorely distressed."
"The Liberal" attributes the Prince's visit to
"the rivalry existing between William II and
the United States."
TO IMPROVE COLONIAL EDUCATION.
Development of Post-Graduate Courses in
London, May 23.— The graduates and under
graduates of the colonial universities will meet
In conference here on July 9 to discuss the co
ordination of university education through the
empire, and the development of post-graduate
courses in applied science. The organizers hope
to place the British uni%-ersities In a position
better to compete with those of the United
States and Germany. Widespread Interest Is
shown in the movement, which Is expected to
lead to the formation of an imr>erial council to
deal permanently with these Interests.
On July 10 the Allied Colonial Universities'
dinner will be held, under the presidency of
Premier Balfour. Lord Chancellor Halsbury.
prominent members of the House of Commona,
representatives of the Knnrlish universities and
a number of scientists will be present.
DUCHIRMES LEAVES MATOS.
Caracas Advices Are That Venezuelan Revo
lutionists Are Losing.
Caracas, May 23.— General Horatio Ducharmes,
one of the strongest supporters of General Matoa,
the revolutionary leader, has deserted the latter.
Ducharmes arrived here to-day from the Maturin
district, which he had held with his troops, and
submitted to the authority of President Castro.
This is regarded here as b°:ng additional proof that
Urn Matoa revolution is mar its end.
General Mato?, with a few followers, !s still In
ihe Core district, endeavoring to escape the pursuit
of the government forces.
A detachment of two thousand government troops
left Kotnrta yesterday for Ciudad Bolivar, the
only city now held by the revolutionists, who are
headed by General Ferrera, who refused to recog
nize Matoa and fortlfl- d himself recently at Ciudad
liolivar, with ten guns, wnicb he is reporttd to
have received from Germany. It Is said that he
cannot hold out for more than a few weeks.
RUSSIA'S ADVANCE ON THE YALTJ.
Intention to Establish Railroad Connection
with Corean Border.
Shanghai, May 23.— Advices from Che-Foo say
that a Russian chartered steamer is discharging
railroad Iron at Ta-Tung-Kou, at the mouth of
the Yalu River, which the United States is de
sirous of having: opened as a new port. The
Russians are boOding a railroad thence, con
necting with the Chinese Eastern Railroad, and
have a thousand of so-called Chinese trjops at
Ta-Tung-Kou. It Is reported that the Russians
in.end before long quietly to establish direct
railroad connection with the Corean border.
THE FAMINE IN KWANG-SI PROVINCE.
Consul General McWade Sends Another
Urgent Appeal for Help.
j Washington. May 23.— United States Consul Gen
| eral McWade, at Canton, under date of April 7,
j sent to the State Department a detailed report of
j the famine conditions In Kwang-sl in support of
i his cabled appeal for help. He produces a mass of
Information, which he declares to be trustworthy,
from American missionary and native sources,
i showing the destitution and the consequent suffer
j Ing, which the consul general says are absoluteiy
I appalling. He eaya that the hoads of the families
j in their desperation were selling their children for
| from 92 to $5 each, yet so many were tho offerings
i and so few the purchases that not all could be sold
| even at this price. Mr. Ale Wade says that so heart
j rending were the appeals for aid that he had con
} tributed far beyond bin means, and would have
! given more li lie had the money. When the report
j was written, the famine was increasing greatly in
i severity, and thoM?ar.ds were starving to death. In
i one village two hundred people perished from
j starvation, and he said that unless relief came soon
j thouynnds and thousands would starve. Whole
j families were subsisting on a few ounces of rW a
: day and eating herbs and leaves. Unltss the rlea
( and other crops 'jf July, August and September
j proved plentiful, the famine would be only slightly
i alleviated. In conclusion Mr. McWade says:
The natives Teel that the Americans hart come
! among them ful (heir and our mutual bPTiellt, av<i
r not as their enemies nor to seize any of their lamis
j under any specious or other pretences. Tbat feel
ing is emphasized by the t;rcat charity of our
people at home, who In their earnest efforts to
! relieve, and not. to destroy, know no religion, creed,
race or nation.
WARLIKE MAJOR M'BRIDE.
Challenges by the Wholesale for John Eed
mond and His Friends.
London, May 23.— Major Mcßride, organizer of the
Irish Transvaal Brigade, in an open letter from
Paris has challenged John Redmond, Timothy C.
Harrington and tbolr friends to hg-ht one or more
duel 3 In eoosequenca of their attitude toward Mrs.
Mcßride (formerly Maud Gonne) at the meeting
of citizens held in the Dublin Rotunda on Monday
night last In support of the Irish Parliamentary
Fund. Major Mcßride says:
It seems that only the fact that my wife is a lady
prevented Uedmui.d and Harrington v".d their
friends from dealing tummaiily with ht,r. They
evidently regnt that it was net h':r husband who
was present. Unfortunately I cannot go to Ireland
at present, bui in the ir.ean time if any of them
feel aggrieved at my wife's action I "shall be most
happy to afford tn*m satisfaction in thia accom
modating country. France. 1
MUTINY AMONG SOMALI LEVIES.
Aden. May 23.— Advices from Somaliland, East
Africa, say the Somali camel corps which has be.>:i
operating with the British columns against the fol
lower!' nt the Mad Mu.iah has become mutinous
and probably will be disbanded. This is the third
mutiny among the Somali levies.
DUKE OF SAXE-CO3URG AT BONN.
Berlin, May 23.— The rector of Bonn University
in receiving to-day the matriculation of the Duke
of Baxe-Coburg-, the English youth who is heir to
the principality, said to him: "You spent your
early life out of Germany. What Is koihl In Kng
lish education ketp. but <1 Germ.n prince, as >'>v
know, must be German to the core und think and
WANTS TO FIGHT PRINCE RADZIWILL.
London, May 20.— Count E«lwnrd Sizzo. of NortO,
who is raid to have cha'.lonytd Prl:ice Radrhvlll,
an attache cf the Russian Embassy here, to fight
a duel, as the outi-ome of :i quarrel over cards. Is
an Austrian and a well known clubman who lives
in London. He is the For. of Count Hcinrtch of
Eizzo. the owner of Ifirpe Mtatea in Southern Tvml.
His mother is the Paronew Marie of Heino-
Geldern, owner of several large estates in Austria,
CHILD LITTLE HURT BY LONG FALL.
Miriam Tisneclc. four years 014. the daughter of
Max Tisneck. of No. I'JO Broorne-st.. Newark, fell
from a four etory piazza at her home on Friday.
but escnped with only a few bud oontnsloao. The
child wus ukfti to the City Hospital us m precau
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Korr"-, May 2?..— 1n everything connected with
the Philippines two tendencies tantly ap
pcar-one American and progressive, recognizing
Archbishop Ireland as its leader; the othtr Latin
and conservative, having Archbishop Chapclle
as Its exponent. Both sides have strong sup
porters at the Vatican among the cardinals, and
consequently the solution of questions suffer*
great delay through the friction of the two
Four months have pr.ssefl since the appoint
ment of an Archbishop of Manila was proposed
without any decision being made, and the Pope,
wishing to maintain the promise given to Gov
ernor Taft, personally to see affairs speedily set
tled, has intervened and ordered the cardinals
to stop quarrelling and decide on an appoint
ment. The decision is likely to b« made known
In a few days. •
MINOR INSUEGENT TROUBLES.
A Few cf San Mitel's Former Followers
To Be Suppressed.
Manila. Msy 2.l— Seventy insurgents, some of
them being former followers of General San
Miguel, who was killed ru a fight with Maca
bebe scouts near Marlquina on March 'Si. have
appeared in the Bataan district. A•' ,r..pany of
scouts has been ordered to co-operate with the
local constabulary in suppressing them.
The Governor of trie province of Misamls, Isl
and of Mindanao, has sent in a requisition for
a hundred additional troops. He sa; s he re
lieves the effect of their presence will end the
partially broken uprising In Misamis.
Finding in Case of Captain Charged with
Manila, May 23— The verdict in the rourt mar
tial of Captain Carl F. Hartrnann, Of the Signal
Corps, charged with embozzling government
property, is an acquittal. Major General Davis.
In reviewing the verdict, disapproved of the find-
Ing, on the ground that the facts did not war
It is understood that the court miW—i tho
opinion that the pfOSTOrtSoa of Captain Hart
maaa was malicious. No statement to this ef
fect, however, was published.
The trial of Captain Hartmann, a? BSBMuacod
from Manila on JXay 3. was saatsattooal. the 6m
fprice clnimir.s thai the charges aeainst tho co*>
tain 6prang from animus. Major Glassford, of the
Bignal corps, accused tho prosecution of intimidat
DR. TRISTRAM'S DEFENCE.
The Question of Marriage After Divorce
Again Stirred Up in "The London Times."'
London, May 23.— 1n a letter to "The Times."
occupying three columns. Dr. Tristram, chan
cellor of the LondoT diocepe, to-day defends bis
action in granting the lit-Kutherfurd
marriage license by law and custom. Dr. Tris
tram contends that he was obliged to grant Mr.
Vandervilfs application. The chancellor's an
swer to the Bishop of London's severe criticism
forir.s the text for a long editorial in "The
Times," which says Dr. Trlstram'a argument
opens up an important controversy between
church and state. "The Tlme3" maintains that
the Rev. R. H. Hadden's act in marrying Mr.
Vanderbilt and Mrs. Rutherfurd was due solely
to an error of judgment, which It hopes will not
be copied by others of the English clergy, and
deprecates the "heavy moral censure which
seeir.ed to be implied by the Bishop of London's
language. 1 "The Times" upholds Dr. T.-!.
tram's contention that he had no right to Inter
fere in a matter so dubious, on which the
House of Lords and the House of Commons had
themselves legislated In direct contradiction of
each other. The editorial continues:
It would seem a great hardship that by the
sole fault of the guilty party an innocent per
son should be placed during the lifetime of that
partner under one of UM greatest and most try
ing disabilities that con be Inflicted— a disability
which n.ay involve the greatest temptation, and
where Christian opinion has teen and Is clearly
divided. Even clergymen owe some deference
to tha laws of th*!r country, and still more to
the moral sense of Justice in the community.
LARGE FIEE AT PANAMA
Ten Buildings Kear the Market Wharf De
stroyed — Flames Eard to Fight.
Panama. May 23.— Fire r roke out at the Mar
ket "Wharf, the most important part of the city
commercially, at 3 o'clock this morning, ar.d
was not under control until 0 o'clock. Ten large
buildings were dtstioycd
The fact that the Fire Department was abol
ished at the time of the outbreak of the recent
revolution, together v ifh U»e scarcity cf water
end the larpe quantity of explosives stored in
the neighborhood, made the work cf fighting the
flanes riittieult and perilous.
o:? coins.: vov -would.
II 7*on vrnnteil n. certain article, ivon!««n"t
y;;»i thank S friend' rf or pnttln^ > rtii on the
r-plit (rark to st itf Yon r.>r>.y flntl ivhnt
you Tinut In the "Little A«I». of the People."
PEACE REPORTED IN SAN DOMINGO.
General Alejandro w >■*. y Gil, v.'ho recently be
came Provisional President of the Dominican Be
public, through the overthrow of General Horacio
Yasquez, writes to a friend In this city:
Peace reigns all over the country, and we t\nve
reasonable nope Lfaat we wll] tnjoy it for a loug
There will be an election la Baa Domingo Is
about s montli to chooss .-or.ie one Cor the full
ITwManflai tern. The candidates ara Genera.
Woe y Gil and General Eugenio Deschair.?. former
Governor of Porto Plata. The lattfr wit] probably
withdraw and accept tha Vice-Presidency, thus
leaving a clear field lor General Woz y Gil.
It in expected that General Juan Tsidro Jlminez.
ex-Pr*»sic!ent of San Dotnfrgoi who returned th«re a
thort time ago from tbti city, will be appointed
consul nera] her< .
PRESIDENT LOLJBET AT THE SALON.
Paris, May 23.— President Loubet and Mine.
Loubet v'.sltfl the Salon to-day and showed much
interest In tho portraits of Presldeut Rooaarelt,
Count Tolftoy and Mr. Krtiser. They spent some
time In exar..ir. the portrait of .Mr. Roc?eve!t
and discussing the President. The "Temps" quotes
a member ■'- tne Presidential party as snytna tr.;it
the bluenesH •'■ Prts»iUen! ituoaevelt'a ljoi und ilx
ity of expression suggested a resemblance to King
BARING, MAGOUN & C 9,
15 Wall Street, New York.
Letters of Credit^
English Consols Bought and Sold.
A«»n;s a.nd Attorneys for
haiii.m; linOTIICRS & CO.. 1.t<1.. London.
KI1M>1.1(. PEAUODY * CO.. Do«tor».
The Financial World.
Th» mystery cf this market 13 tb© seTiras; cf
St. Paul. More than any other stock on tho list,
the liquidation i-i this la the most talked of aa«
the most speculate'! about. Also. it may b<s
added, It has h id a mere demoralizing effect en
the list than ary other one thing. Who» tfcs
market had its sharp, rally on Thursday. It was
the fresh outburst of s»-:iin«r In St. Paul on m.
day which checked a further forward mevo
ment. \wn» n it became apparent that tfca raCy
had exhausted its fore*. St. Paul ted tho way
downward; and yesterday It had got back o*«n
lower than before, the lowest before tno rally
being 152*1, while y- - ■ -ru .y It was 131.
The persistent selling of the stock waa rottwoj
to in last veekd article; and It was suggested
as a possible cause, that th- Beard of Directors,
or the mor<- conservative element thereof, might
be doubtful as to the expediency of continuing
the dividend at th* rate of 7 per cent. NoUttoa;
one ay or the other, has been heard on this
point. In the old times, the St. Paul manage
ment has been known to sell new issues of stock
In advance of a formal announcement of th«
same; but in these days, such methods ars not
considered respectable. So this Idea rr.ust b*
dlsnxlasodL Are the Standard Oil interests in
the stock being liquidated, in vte-w of trouble*
ahead? Thi3 is gnessiv.g. But the Street gen
erally is guessing, and was guessing very
earnestly yesterday when the whole market was
more or less Uerr.orai by the way St. Paul
was eclcl down.
It was on "Wednesday that the market got Ita
first hard knock, and the bear party appearsd
to have everything It.s own way. This meant
that a covering movement would Immediately
follow, which it did the next day. After th»
rr.crnlr.? orders from out of town had been dis
poosd of (being generally orders to sell fc«cau««
of Impaired inaisjhis). tho whole list advanced.
The closs was verj strong. Indicating a continu
ance of the rally Friday. Pennsylvania had I«d
the upward nsovement. on th» semi-official an
nouncement that the new fsaue of Pennsylvania
atock had beer, underwritten by two of ths lead
ing banking houses But the next day tha
papers were filled with descriptions of ths way
the Pennsylvania Company was smashing tha
V> estern Union's property along Its lir.es. which
operated ad a COM douche. It was fortunata
this neva did not come on Wednesday, whea
the whole rr.r-rket was falling. If it had, Chora
would certainly have i.en something: lli» a
The Street is saw divided in opinion as to
which will carry the most speculative weight— the
banking oanMaMtsM to finar.ee the new tssus of
i'ennsylvani i *rr C k. cr the epen and violent an
tagonism between the Pennsylvania and Could-
Rockefeller i::teresis. livenbody knows, of
course that this is not a telegraph, but a rail
road fisht. Mr. George Gould, backed by Mr.
John Rockefeller, has pushed his raliroaU
schemes Into the heart of Pennsylvania's terri
tory, coming Into Ptttsburg and preparing to
reach Baltimore; thus earning the Missouri Pa
c:fic-Wntia?h system from the West to lido
water. The occurrences of the past week havo
demonstrate J to th*? world how deeply this In
vasion is resented by the Pennsylvania people;
and undoubtedly Mr. Casaatfs orders for th»
wholesale destruction of Western Union prop
erty were In entire accord with the feollngs of
the Board of Directors of tho Pennsylvania Com
It is not the first time Mr. Cassatt and Itr.
Uockef oiler have come into collision; and when
they have before, there has been a rough nous*
in the Irr.rr.edlate surroundings of the flght
Th-?y have never, however, had a railroad flgh?.
and the uiiPoqsMinrn of the present conflict,
'.vhich Is on a larger scale than any pravtous
cne. are likely to be unpleasant. In so far as It
has already operated in the stock market— and
just how far only these most Immediately en
gaged have knowledge— it has been decidedly
It is ■oteworthy that the Pennsylvania people
make no bones of declaring to ail the world
what sort of a fight they are ready to make. Just
at a time when It would seem that thetr schemes
of large capital creation required that the specu
lative and Investing public should b« saved from
any such shock as this conflict would be certalr
'o give. It is not easy to understand this, un
>ss on the theory that the general Indirferenc
to stock ir.arket considerations which Is char
scttilsHi of the Pennsylvania management— -ir
tatdifferosM bern cf success — has In thia instance
been carried to extremes.
Mr. Cassatt sms forced to a recognition of t>.e
stock market In respect to the new stock Issue.
lie took action before It was too late. It ha :
i ecorr.e almost demonstrable that the l3su«=>
would be a failure. From the day It was an
nounced, people most friendly to the prcpertv
expressed the opinion that it was a mistake,
r imply because it vias asking the public to tak^
too r.'.uch. II was overtaxing the absorbent
power of the Investor. As the price of the o' '■
stock continued to fall, as was predicted It
would, the outlock for success became nor
dubious. Wbea the price got down to only
about five points above tho »übscr*ptior price,
while the market was falling all round It. Irr
iredl.ite action became necessary If the compary
was to get the money It Imperatively needed.
The bankers were appealed to, and the forma
tion of an underwriting syndicate, to take al
stocll ':ot subscribed for otherwise, was at one-*
entered pon. Th'.-s assures the Pennsylvania al
Its UIWISJ It puts it on easy street. This I?
done at a ccst la commissions cf only 2^» F* r
cent on the c^jih value of the stock so under
written—in other words. -H per cent on JK 1
n i'..i<-r.5. This Is cheap "tnsurance. It la a etna!!
price to aay for averting the consequences of a
rerlous financial miscalculation. If th* n«w
issue had been a failure, as It threnttned to *».
the Pennsylvania wculd have been eerioiisly
tangled up with the rash ar.d costly works it h^s
on hand, and lack cf money to pay for them.
Under such conditions, the ultimate direct an I
indirect cost t<-> the company would profcably
have been very cer.sid-3ra.bly- "Ser than the i:i-
Furthermore, the failure of tho subscrtpt'en
would have had the worst kind cf effect on Vxa
stock market generally, and en Pennsylvan ■
stock in particular. Coming on the heels of ilr.
Morgan's failure with his Steel bond conv*r*ici
sefcenre, public confidence would have gv>no out
of thtnga. The Steel stocks have been b.td'y
hurt at it is: ami both preferred and common
have gone down to near the lowest prlce3 ev»-r
recorded for them. It rr.^y be ia!.i tfcey hu>*
only gone ,iou:; lately with the rest of the 113:;
which is true, but they were exceptionally lo^"
before, which si not true of other stocks. What
hurt is the demonstration that a most Ingeni
ously contrived financial berne, with Mr. Mor
gan's name to it. has tv Hs»i OSJI ■ coraplets
failure. This aiso— as was the Pennsylvania
case— was aue to error la ■Msjsssi public senti-
SeTerml names hay« been mentioned through
th.. week as thos* of Urjre r-pc- ators who hay*
been >rcod ro liqu-tlute. The .-nUU have t>«e^
a.*s free as the assertions. That sorr.e large ac
counts have bean brought under ibe harr.mer »
obvious; but it may be sail! also, that many
mere small accounts hav«s gone the same »aj.
That is. there has been a very general 'i<ffPg*
tlon,* the matters above rs..-rred to. the tu
ordered later situation, the >rted deci.ne n
the price of iron, the geld exports), and an un
ensy feeling that worse Is ahead-all *°ct.ts>u.
Ins their part to the sane tod. Oa oia»r
h nd. the-e bus been strong buying Pome sp»
ha, bousht Erie persistently; the Rocjj. I l^
people «T..le heroic efCarta t> ■»Pg2*-2f ir
atock; Southern Pacific v. 3S strongly 2?Vi«tAa>
The outlook for the coming weefc is tta« .va
market Is getting toward^the^bargln county