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_ASQU!TH A GOOD PILOT
Handled Ministerial Boat Well in
Week's Political Storm.
BONAR LAW DISCOMFITED
Balfour Again Inspires Feeling j
That Victories Cannot Be Won
Under His Leadership.
|By ? ? ?
?London. March __.- Premier Asqulth
emerge?: from the political crista which ,
has been the salient feature of the ereek
With increased prestige. It _W1 B storm j
In which the ministi rial ho.-.t mipht have j
? n swamped bj s big wave on either!
side. He succeeded, like the sagacious
Pilot he Is, in keeping tin- boat beaded tor
the waves, end bas carried II Into smooth ?
Whether the minlstrj Is strong ei
for. the heavy work of passing H on? 3
Rule tat? Dissatabltshment this .
an open question, but In any event Mr. i
Asqulth, after surviving the tremendous
pressure of social revolution, cannot !
have any rival for the leadership HaJ
has dispensed with the services of the |
CfeanneUor of th^ B ihequer, excepl as
n negotiator, *un'l hns employed Sir Ed?
ward Qrey ** his chief lieutenant. The '
?iellverance of the governmenl from Ira
tolnenl peril and dlscredltnble defeat has,
. "been mainly the Prime Minister'! work.
The Radic.is have been exulting over
ti?. discomfiture of '??mir Law wltb pre
?tuture hii'tity. While Mr. Balfour bnsj
?sain proved himself a matchless de
bater, he has taken ?way tbl fighting !
Btrbit of the i'nionists. >.tvl the aggres- i
sfrve Tories who drove hint out of th .
leadership are alresdv saying that 1"'j
converted the action of the Opposition ;
into an empty manoeuvrs nnd power?- J
fully reinforced the government.
Certainly h* bas revived the feeling of
th.- 'last ditchers'' that victories cannoc
"???? won under th* leadership "t so
hie a philosopher, proved by comparison |
that Mr, Lew hltti r : nd ere-,
rated the sentimenl thai the return ?f
strong Unionist government, committed
m compulsory arbitration of all Indus- ;
trig] revolts, would protect the country]
againsl the evils of syndicalism and rev- ?
?Intimi. Tlnv complaht bitterly of th-'J
lack of courageous leadership, and Still r
believe that the brusque business man i<
the superior 1i;,ht<r. There were ardent I
Tmies eag?r f'ir a general ?lection an _ j
convinced thai the .trike would settle
Itself without political mterference and
. ??:< rship,
Deathblow to Syndicalism.
Tn< country has the assurance? of W. '
Brace, one of the members for Glamor
gun. that syndicalism has received n ?
fient h blow In South "Wales and else?
where, hut this particular Lal?->r Mem-:
V.er of Parliament may not be a good
?witness, since he ?_-. s deposed from th
miners' executive committee by Vernon .
Hartshorn and other extremists.
The working people have learned that '
they are thrown oui of work and starved i
When the syndicalists are massing th-5 |
resources of the labor federations util
holding up the industries uf the nation.
This may prejudice them against the
Violent policies of the socialist strike i
leaders, but the battle for law and order j
has not been won by the arrest of "Tom" .
Mann and by the prosper t that a feehh
makeshift like the minimum w ige !';;'
v ill become law.
The syndicalists have disc.vend that
t! ay can paralyze Industries and create ]
tOpsy-tUTVeydOm, and they will hardly j
be satisfied unttl they try the expert- ?
ment again. The government may bring
the co_i strike, to an end. but it remains '
unarmed when a renewal of tin- gigan?
tic struggls which has already ?been sol
di?a-trous to the nation is a foregone
"BUCKETSHOP" MEN SENTENCED
Birmingham. March 3.?Albert Culliford
nnd Stanley Culliford were to?day sen?
tenctd t" flve years and to nine months.
Imprisonment, rerspectiv ;--. for Connection
with the "buckets! op" cas- brought against
Ms m bora of th? Arm of Morton. Harris _?
Co. gtsnk | ? ' illlford ? as srresl
"November when h. landed at Flshguard I
from tbe si ai rlvlni '
from ?Ken Tork
NOT GERMAN SPIES: RELEASED.
Portsmouth, Marsh21 Th? four men who j
\99rt arrested on Mar-h M on the lela of
"nriiSht. where they were discovered within
fhs precincts, of St Helen's Fort, en the
??v. it side of the jsl. nd. opposite the POTtS
moui'i nival harbor, were brought before |
the police magistrat? to-day end were Im?
?ediateiv released H sad been ?
ths't they wen Germnn -pies, bul th.
charge was withdrawn.
FRENCH STEAMER DAMAGED.
Corunna, March 2." The French steamer
Montreal, from Bordeaux for Havana, nr
rived here to-day. having taken seven days
to steam serosa I Bay of Biscay from
Bordeaux. A violent storm damage.) the
vessel so much and created such .i panic
among the ?las.-engers that many of them
eil spibarked lure, refusing taecontlnu
voyage to Havana.
DANGERS OF F_J
HOW FAT AFFECTS THE BRAIN
Just how fat ?f?
fe? ts and finally
i rain is not ex?
eration and final
collapse of brain
tissue, due to
'his cause, is
of frequent oc?
pains, and head heaviness, which
are often experienced bv hit poo
pie. may indicate that this degen?
erating process Is imminent. The
return pf this fatty tissu? to nor?
mal brain * ?ubstance, may and
probably will result if the overpro?
duction of fat Is stopped in other
parts of the body. Thousands of
fat people have depended entirely
for reductions to normal weight
upon Marmola Prescription Tab?
let., which are made after the ex?
act formula of the famous liquid
Marmola Prescription. While tak
ing-thesei tablets for the reduction
of fat, no dieting nor exercise are
necessary, as a reduction of 10 to
1? oz- a. day is accomplished by
prevention as weJl as elimination
of fat. Marpiolfl Prescription Tab?
lets are sold at all druggists or
the Marmola Co., 1012 F*rmer
Bids;, Detroit. Mich., at the uniform
price of 75c for a large case. They
remove the fat already formed,
prevent its reforming, clear th?
complexion and tone up the entire
PARIS BOURSE DESPONDENT
Coal Situation and German Sell?
ing Ord.rs Cause Depression.
;.. Th? Tni'une )
Paris. March 'I'd. -The Paris market is
very weak and depressed on large sell?
ing "fier-- from Berlin and Prankfort
and the uncertain outlook in the Bal?
kans, added to the British and Conti?
nental coal strikes. These depressing
?factors are being ruthlessly taken ad
? ? ige of by the bear contingent, thfl
?harp setback In prices having left no
? unaffected. Russian bonds and
Industrials were the worst suffsrers.
Lending financiers here t?>k. a de
lent view of the situation. The
only encouraging factor Is the new state
-, Iroad issue ... f7.000.000 1 per cent
bonds of H00 each This has been suh
B? ribed eight I unes over, but the locking
up of v,, much money '?'"til the second
vve.-k in April has an unfavorable effect
upon trading and current business.
AMERICAN CITIZEN NOT SPY
Musical Student Arrested Near
Potsdam Proves Identity.
Berlin, Xsrch 2"' Th< neme of an Ameri
,t._ci who WSI .irrst.-?I v-sbrdav
i. r Potsdam as s spy hss )u*t been mad?
public h ?s that of a musical student, A.
v. Parent, of Potalums, Cal., who has
?cine? ??eci, released on provlug ins Identlfty.
H., was motoring near Potsdam, when
he stopped t?> vv.it, i, the ?volutions ??' ?
battery of artillery, ami Innocently look
photograph while the newly Introduced Held
howitser _ ? iplalned t?? th? gun
. . . - ,.;. .. mm diately arrested by the
soldiers snd he'.i in custody by th.- police
.. until identified. Th.- photo?
graph, on development, proved m i?? abso?
DUAL AEROPLANE FATALITY'
Russian Officer and Assistant
Killed at Sebastopol.
s?-.iast"i'":. Russia Horch 23.?A doubl?
?eroplane fatality occurred lure to-day.
. ?ill lient--narit AlbokrlnoS and his assist?
ant, an engineer, were making a flight in
;?. Patinan biplane at the Hying ground at?
tached to the military aviation school when
the seroplan? eras sailed by a sudden gust
?? ?ri, which overturned it and hurled
II t?. the ground. The two SVlaton were
killed instantly and the aeroplane was de?
Th< deaths if Sub-Lieutenant Mbokrinofl
and Ms a. pistant constitute the twenty
third and twenty fourth aviation fatality
since the beginning Of the year ami the
124th and mth since actual Hying begai
?on. four >? ars ago. The i_m pre
victim aras Herr Witte. ;. German, who
was killea on March U at Berlin.
HOME RULE BILL APRIL 11
Premier Confers with Redmond,
O'Connor and Dillon.
London. March 8.?-Home rule for Ireland
was the subject of another two-hour on
s in ?lay between John E Redmond,
T, P. O'Connor and John Dillon, the Irish
Isadora and Premier Asqulth and tin- other
members of the i'ablnet in charge-of the
Home Rufe bill.
The date of introduction of th? measure
in the House of Commons 's now specifical?
ly settled for April H, and John Redmond
?< particularly anxious that nil the die?
puted points should bi d ipo sd of befor.
the Parliamentary adjournment over th.
holiday?, during which tic Irish
?convention Is to *?t in Dublin.
Royal Commission Suggests
Guards Against Cruelty.
Ion, March k>. "After full consid?ra?
tion we 8re led to the conclusion that ex?
periments on animals, sdequstely safe?
ed bj taw, faithfully administered,
fit" morally JUStlfisbh and Should not be
prohibited by legislation."
Thl- i;- th. prit;? ?t ._I paSSSgS in the re
pori of th? Royal CommlSSlOfl on Vivisec?
tion, just Issued:
Th? commissioners further -t;.tr that:
Valuable knowledg? has l.n acquired
m regard to pi . . ... an(j
ti'-- ' ? isation of ?ibeui-e. .. id useful metn
ods i-.r the prevention, , ur* and treat?
ment of certain dlseaae? have resulted
from experimental Investigations on living
It is hlRhly Improbable that, without ex
ntfl made on ?nhnals. maukin.l
i.Id at tha i resent tim ? havi been in
-um of such knowledge.
Antl-vivlsec-tlori methods are ?on
demned In the following paragraph* of the
We desire further to state that the har?
rowing descriptions and Illustrations of
operations inflicted on animals which are
freely circulated by post, advertisement or
otherwise, ar? in tna.iy ea.es calculated to
mislead the public, so far a> thfv suggest
that the animals in question wer? no?
un?ier an nnasthetl?. To represent that
animals subjected to experiments In this
country are wantonly tortured would, In
our opinion, be absolutely false.
At the same time, the commission recogi
mend that there should be an Increase In
the number of Inspectors, that there should
be additional restrictions regulating the
pain)-.-s destruction of animals which _how
.-?.us of suffering after experiment, ?nd
that th? Home Secretary should have an
impartial advisory r?odv. none of whom
should hold a license for experiments on
"An inspector," It Is stated, "shouldfuivc
power to order the painless destruction of
an animal which after experiment shows
signs of 'obvious suffering or considerable
'If the experimenter himself think? the
animal is suffering severe pain, 'which Is
likely to endure,' h?- shal kill it pntttlCSSly,
although the object of th>- experiment has
not been attained."
U. 8. ASTONISHES GERMANY
Refunds S23. Value of Coal Left at
Guiim by Kaiser's Cruiser.
Berlin? March 15.?The officials at the
Imperial German Treasury were astonished
the other day when Captain Nlhlack. the
rriit"! States naval attache, walked In
and Informer! them that he wished to pay
123 on behalf of the United States govern?
He explained that a small German
crulsei i the Condor, had called eight
months a_o at the Island of Guam, a
United States possession, to coal. The coal
was brought to the dock and paid for, but
a-s the amount -wan more than the captain
could ?tow, he left some of It behind, and
apparently thought no more of the matter.
The American officials, however, care?
fully calculated the value of the coal left
behind, and the money for it was remitted
to the embassy In Berlin to be returned
to th? Treasury.
GOVERNOR FORBES ENTERTAINED
Shanghai, March 2. ?W. Cameron Forbes,
Governor General of the Philippines, who
Is proceeding to the United States by way
of Siberia, on leave, was the guest at
luncheon to-day of Rufus Thayer, judge of
the 1'nttcd states court here, aim a recep?
tion and dinner were given in |,J. honor by
s number of American refldentu
KING INTENSELY ANXIOUS
Confers Daily with Premier
Asquith on Industrial Crisis.
TO VISIT CONTINENT LATER
Lady Craven's First Political
Reception at Chesterfield Oar
dens a Great Success.
i By ' '?bl? 10 Tlv Trlr.-w. 1
?London. March 28.?Th? Kin?* ha*?
i.e?-n In dally cx-?*mmunl?*^ion with th?
"Prime Minister ?luring the Industrial
. rials. While his anxiety ha? beam In?
tense be has not i'?"M panteatrlckeu nor I
morbidly apprehensive at dlsaatroifc
consequence? attending s continuance
! of the strike.
Reporta of the abandonment of the
royal Journey? and visits on the Con
' tinenl this spring have '?.???n without
substance. There have been, for Inex?
plicable reasons, more untruths printed
about til**? plans and engagements of
the Kin**- and Queen than were told
aboui the preceding sovereigns,
Tii.? King Is going to ?-nowsley ne*:t
v. ? ? ],, a.n?i his other private Invitation**
?have not been cancelled. His Continen?
tal Journey will be made al his ovn
I convenience, .".ml hi** Banter hollds ?
' VN ; 11 I.?? passed at York ?*r?i ige.
!-*nm?- Impatient Unlonlsl ivritera ha\->
?been announcing thai the King will
pond for Mr. I'all'our whenever the g"?'
e-rnmenl noes ?down. II Is not iik.*r
however, that his majesty will cro?f
that bridge before he come? to it. Prece
1-lents would rer-nlr?' htm in BUCh an
emergency to semi tot either Andrew
Bonar Law or ih?* Marquis of Lana?
down?, ;in?i subsequently for Mr. Bal?
four, were they to recommend thai
Lady Craven has made ??* Umelj ap?
pearance a? rlilof ministerial host?S
and has helped to bring the members
<.f th? party together socially when
tliere was much t?> talk about. Her re
<*ei tlon last night at h?r house In Che?
t.-illeld Gardens was a great success.
A .?-mull hut early season has been
hopelessly BpoiM hy the Stllk? and the
-)Olltlca] hubbub, and there can W little
gayety now until after Faster.
At the Theatres.
Th? theatres have ???ifTered from th*
prevailing depression and several con?
templated changes of programme have
?been deferred "?Othello*' at His Majesty's
Theatre, "Ben-Hur*1 at Drury ?Lane, and
"Rilly" at the Playhouse, with A. K.
Matthews In the place of Cyril Mando.
are among the attractions scheduled f??r
Il Is said that the American theatrical
managers and thc?r I/?n?*lon represent?
ativos are being besieged by pr?cntnent
1. glish rtago ?people, Including a?*tor
tnanagera, anxious to obtain Am?-n?*nn
I .?monts Immediately, to es<*"_--o the
depression incidental to too striko. Th?
? urtailmont of the suburban train net
vice lias hit the thea?r?*s badly, and the
managers w-ar that the futur.- holds out
? w.irse prospect.
charle* Hawtrey ha? ?--?'epted an
American ?-ncagement and will sail
noxt Week. S? ymour Hi?ks has taken a
similar step !?? escape the h.?r?l times In
Kir Alfred Y.aft Is liol?llng to-day a.
reception at hin studio, with a tine
display ?>f landscape?, and other artists
in?- having s h1i?i\?. these Sunday? In
pr?paration f??r th? Acad?my.
Th??ro la criticism, but n>. real hostility.
to tho tcheme for a trnemorlal statue t?>
King BSdward in Oreen Park, with at?
:? ndanl flgun s r< pn Renting "Peace" and
"Arbitration." This trill n??t Interfere
with ih? m?**morial park in th?? East
A sit?- for tli<- ?-tatu?-* >?f 1*1 an- Is l'a?on.
by P. W. Fomoroy, has b.-on s?lectod In
tho gardens of (?ray's Inn.
A remarkable collection of autograph
? ttera Of English sovereigns and .?ther
historical celebrities come? Into th?-- mar?
k>il in th?.- ?ours?* of ? few weeka. Among
th? irriten are th? names of Elisabeth,
Mary ?Stuart, Sir Thomas Botoyn, nine:
Cromwell, Charles u, Mariboroughi
i Wellington and Nelson.
ANOTHER LOAN FOR CHINA
Premier Tang Said To Be Nego?
tiating for $70,000,000.
f-hanghal. March L'3.?-Premier f,,r
?shao->i conferred to-day with a number of
l-ading rhinos?- merchant? and official- ,n .
it Is believed in well informed quart ?t?? tha?
h?-* is endeavoring t.. Hiranxe a purely do
loan of iXrt.tgg.eSg i^?.|-, isppro-tl
SwatOW, March II Bu-dn*?.?* "f ?ill kiiid;
has been suspended in this city, and people
Sr? fleeing In fhmii-inds, owing to frnr*. of
?Severe fighting has occurred between a
body of Canton?lo troops and a force of
local soldiery at Chao Chow-fu, about twen?
ty-five miles to th?- north of this city. The
local soldiers wore <]?fea?ed with heavy los.-,
l'iirth-r troops ai. being sent her-- from
? 'a ni on.
CHINESE LOAN IN DOUBT
Bankers Here Not Sur? Four Power
Syndicate Will Float Bond?.
Local hanker.? who are members of the
so-railed Four ? ow.r tfyndleate. Interest??*
In Chin?se lina ?ing, any that China has
not yol i,...;, ?my action on the syndicate's
protest agaln-i h?r acceptance of th?
t5,000.000 loan ;? aneod I.y an outside gniup
of English and !>lglan hankers, t'ntil 111 ? -
Four Power group come? to a satisfactory
understanding with i'hlria onn.-eriiuig its
policy toward futur? loann no rnor? Unan? -
ing will be nnil.itak.n l?y that i-yndkate,
a?cording to these hank? ru. Huch an un?
derstanding hau not been reached, they
say, and consequently the cable dispatches
from Peking telling of a proposed t3M,<jt?).
otXi loan to re mii'l' by the syndicate are
premature, at least.
It is a question, the bankers referred to
say. whiither the Four Power group will
float any more bond*' for China, owing !??
th? compilent!?!!? following tbe entrance of
the Belgian syndicat?- into the situation.
The local bankers say the.- have received
no information that Ku.ssia Is really ba<-k
Ing th* Belgian syndicate, and consoquent
ly are unable to deny or confirm reports to
They believe, however, that th?* last
iiam?**d syndicate has d?:?lded to enter Into
?ompetltlon with the Four Power group to
?Ntndle new Chinese luans, and possibly has
be?ui underbidding tho Amerlcan-Brltlsh
Frenoh-German syndicate which was ilrst
In the field.
SUNDAY'S NEW-YORK TRIbUNE
Mailed snywhgrg m the United 6t??e. I
for $2 50 a year. [
THE BEAUTIFUL CASTLE OF SCHONBRUNN, WHERE
THE AUSTRIAN EMPEROR WELCOMED THE GER?
WAR LORD VISITS VIENNA
Spends Day with Austrian Em?
peror at Schoenbrunn Castle.
ON HIS ANNUAL VACATION
Party Proceeds to Venice To Be
the Guest of Kin/**; Victor
Vienna. .Man h ?>. Emper? r Will an
compnnled by Prince nnd Princess August
William nnd Princess Victoria LUlSS, ST?
rived here this morning. They *r?< nt the
dsy _itii the Emperor froncis Joseph at
Afterward the |.art? proceeded to Venice
on a visit t?> Kliijf V!ct<?r .'.tnnianmi of
Italy, and will then continue their Journey
to Corfu, where the r.nuieror is to spend
his usual annual vacation.
Kmperor William usuallv raises through
Vienna on his sraj t ? th- south, snd the
firm friendship which exists between him
and the Bmperor of AustfiS renders It
both sgrncshls Htid ieelrabli tj?*t he should
spent] tome hours with the renerable Fran?
cis Jooeph on the way to Corfu.
"ii til's occasion lbs vis.t was made to
the summer palace of Bchdnbrunn. which
is looking Its best at present. The palece,
which was built at the time of Harts Th??
r?se, 1? In an Immens.- p,.rk. with Ion?
allies of 1r??p Nl] dipped to pre?.-ut the
R-'PeHra'iro <<t u greMi wall, while the l.ir_c?*
st'H'e in fmnt of the palace Is plantel ...r
In I'd* which resemble m OSS I r work Tli?
??inrle plants wiiici, rtr<? used In the? Hal
teds are extremely expensive
Bmperor William on 'lis ai rival to-da\
was met by a _av grout-, composed of
lar ?I..S members of the imperial fsmily, st
the tin rosdstde station si which roysl
visitors to lehSnbrunn Invariably slight
The <-t;.?i<.?n was decorated srith masses of
flowering plants, which had been conveyed
to the gpet from one ??f the Imperial ~recn
hiuses The special trsl . stopped j? i. t In
front of Ihi rrimoon ranopj which had
been extended o? i ?? tari of the platform
Outside ??? great crowd, f?>rm.-<i ..i .?:?._.-i
Viennese, who had been waiting to see the
Emperor for Ions boors, was rary still. It
_as only when th?- Importai pnrty sppssrsd
at the door to mount the court carriages
which had been sent for their conveyana
ti.it cheer sfter cbeer burst forth from th.
aseembh ?i multitude.
Telephone Connection with Potsdam.
Tic passage through tin streets was a
rapid on. Th- Bmperor aoon found him?
self in the apartments ..i Bchdnbrunn
which hod been espeelalls Btted up foi his
accommodation h<- found a telephone ser?
vice with ti?? rabile at Potsdam slready
established, while 'h? portraits 01 i?i- chil?
dren ami grandchildren (raced the walla ?f
the bed chamber. His fsvorlta flowers wen
aleo placed in antique glass >.?>?.?. bj the
. ?1. of his study tab.
At the fsls i?an.|iiet in lebBnbruna Pal?
ace the psiden ssrrks was used, th- table
being laid with platea,dishes, knives, fmk?.
f-iH,..tif ail in massive gold. This servios
date? from ?'?. end ?>f the eighteenth cen?
tury and w.i. made in Lombsrdy. whow
goldsmiths w.r.- renowned throughout tin
world Some of the larger dl-hes cost an
much a?- $i_.f"" spieci They are exquisite
ly engrave/, and wrought m a beautiful
manner Th? Austrian Emperor wished to
order some rnor? platel ;i SbOrt tinu- ago
?nd dlseoveeed that tbey could no louder
be made, and was obliged to satisfy hlmsetr
with the service in it. present state, as II..
workmanship could not t< match..! or im?
The "muslin" gbu-s service was used, i he
glass is so thin that It almost breaks at
the touch. It is engraved with the most
delicate patterns Tin- Immense ?alies w.-rc
decorated with flowers from th" Hch?nbruun
hothouses, wonderful tropical blooms being
mingled with the hanging plants to which
l.mpcror Francis Joseph Is so partial.
Emperor William left Vienna thl* even?
ing, and Is now proceeding to Venice. A
meeting Is to take place t etween his ma?
jesty and the King of Italy.
Kaiser to Meet Archduke.
.Subsequently he will steel the Archduke
Franz. Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of
Austria-Hungary. The an-hduke baa l.u
.pending the last fen weeks In Mrlonl with
his morganatic wife, the Duchess lloli.-n
berg, and their family of children. Mrlonl
is a puradlse for the >oung people, It
has lately been converted into a great z?>o
logical garden The vegetation, which la
almost tropical, forms a suitable buck
ground for birds of brilliant plumage
that dart to and fro, while barda of .i.-.-r,
antelopes atid other animals run about
among the bushes.
The archduke and his suite occupy .some
forty-two room? in the Hotel Carmen, on
the island. They g?n?raux take their
meals out of doors, among tin- myrtles ami
orange tre.*. The archduke's jaeht Lap,
cromo, with a ?-mull fteei of attendant ves?
sels, 1m anchored near the Island lb- .pends
most of his time on the water, and tin- Im?
perial -acht may be seen pi-king its way?
among the tiny Island? and visiting dock?
yard and harbor. Mrlonl is the iuar>..t
pleasure reaort to Pola, the greet Hungari?
an naral station.
Aaaiats at Dreadnought Launching.
I^ast Thursdey Archduke Franz Ferdi?
nand asst-ted at the launching of the second
unit Of a fleet of dreadnoughts at Trieste
whidi was named the TegethofT, In memory
of one of the greatest admirals which this
KMPEROR PRANCI? JOSEPH.
country has ever boasted. The ceremony
of breaking th?- bottle of champngne across
the bows of lbs vessel wss performed by
an archduchi a.
A large concourse of people visited Trieste
t?. witness the launching of the giant ship.
Some of the visitor? expressed the feeling
tliHt In spite of the great efforts which
' have been made to hasten shipbuilding In
this country the progress was small. The
FbM Hoclety, which was constituted in UM
has made considerable progress during the
last .'ear. it now counts '22?f?i members, ail
pledged to do everything In their power to
ailvanre the .ause of naval expansion In
Austria-Hungary by every means at their
command. ThS an hdul. ? ha? not only ld?n
tlflsd himself with the AUStrO-HtingurlSS
: navy, but h<- has prevslled on his wife, the
' Duchess Hohenherg. to take an Interest In
I the progress <?f the fleet. She wax the mOV?
: Ing spirit of the "li.et Mall." Which WSS
! such a success In Vienne at the opening
j of the ball sea non this y cat.
Rome. Man h __ AM die Mon. newspa?
pers ? xpress gnat Interest in th" proposed
visit of the iSerrr.an Emperor to Venb s snd
hop- that his meeting with King Victor
Emmanuel win hear good results, i ipeciailv
with regaid to the war The King will
leave here on Sunday evening and win give
J .1 luncheon in honor of the Emperor at the
Iroyal palace in Vend.n Monday.
SIX HUNDRED DIE IN BATTLE
Victory of Paragnnyan Rebels at
Buenos Ayre?. March '.", The victor] "'
the revoluttonarj f< rees over 'he Paraguay
; sn govsmmenl troop? al Asuncion I- cam?
i pletf More than sll 1 'unite.1 men ??:?' t*
: ported to havs bei i killed <i iring the
I I'r- Idenl Ped? !> ??.. hns tiken r-f ice
I at the Uruguayan rogation In Asuncion,
FOR AMERICANS IN PARIS
Y. W. C. A. Opens Handsome New
Quarters Near the Madeleine.
Paris, Match u ti .- Brltlsh-An
VmitiK Women's ?"iiristinn Aaaoclatlon in
fust opened bande?me neu quarters In Ihe
Rue Qodot-du-Mauroi, In the centre of the
? It; t.?-,ii ti . Mu.;-I. Ine ; nd s Ithln ta ?
blocks of th? i ? \ le Edward VII,
everyone will Im ? Util r about In a t ?*
weeks when it ?rill i?. "Inaugur?e" b)
President Phlll?rea Th< Anglo-Americsn
building coni.uns offlces of administrative
and Institutional work, s free employment
bureau, luncb re. ?? idlng room and i
brsry snd a large conferenci hall.
There are at present m. than on* thou
young women it. the membership >.f
the aaaoclatlon, representing twentj .iiif.i
.-ut nationalities, of which, however, nine*
tenths un- British, American snd Prei ch.
During the Isst seven yessi sine? th< o
gsnlsstton >.f the assodstion 3,10) young
women have been residents In th.- homi at
N?. :. rue ov Turin, where Ihej hsvs bad
s saf. and comfortsbh lodging, wbolesomi
and nourishing food snd sn ? i ivsting iclal
and moral atmosphere. During Ihi
peiiod 1,*n employes snd 1,391 emplo??*
hat. registered In tin empli j m nt I
aii'i more than t,tS0 young women hs ?
found p?i-iflons through the SSSOclation.
Th" iis-oii.iti.it, alms to keep on nt.
classined Information, regarding 'if? tti
I ari-. o? servie t.. ail women, whether
residents or sit :<n2"t;
FAME COMES AT AGE OF M
Composer Discovered by Accident in
Paris Alter Years of Poverty.
Parte, Marsh 15.?An unsuspected musical
geniUI has been discovered In g man who
played the triangle and the big dram, sont -
times, m the orebeetrn at ti??- <>p?ra Co?
nilijue. hut usually eked out a painful live?
iihood by copying munie and strumming the
piano hi a night rentaurant.
To Gabriel Plorad, lbs celebrated eon?
ductor of the Colonne Orchestra, wbieti
gives Sunday concerts In Marls, tills bumble
musician came one day to ask for work. ? i
oop] music csrsfully." he ?aid. and shoe d
g score. If, I'lern** looked and was Inter?
ested. Ho turned the page mid then an
BthST pnflS. M was excellent. Who w.i.
the unknown OOmpoSSf who had contrived
such subtle harmonies, such COlsrsd pas?
sages? He look d back at the title pu.c
and discovered t is name of Kanelll.
"Who is ranclli?" he Hsked of the shabby
loykiiiK visitor, whose evident misery
"C'est mol. monsieur," rsspsndsd the
other, and then iieiian doprsoatlngly to
explain that he hud written the music
thirty years ?mo as the frame to Th?ophile
??autU-r's "Moniance of u Mummy." If,
I'lern. was particularly gtrtish by th? fact
that the mus?.- was extr_oidln_rll\ moii
ern. lie seemed to ha\e foreseen the rOgttS
of Wagner, the advent of Debussy, the In?
spiration Of Russian composers.
And tin- TnhlSSas Hymphonff|ucs. gg thev
have bssn called, were set duwn for imme?
diate porfermaneg by the colonne Orcbee
tra. They have already been heard b..
a select au.Hence and praised for theh ad?
mlrable qualities of tone and color. The
music Is "large" and Intelligent, and re?
markably new. M. I-Vnelll, at flfty-four,
after knowing the sadness of a perpetual
struggl? against fate, has found fame at
last. He has composed other work? said
to be distinguished for originality and
SUNDAY'S NEW-YORK TRIBUNE
Mailed anywhers in the United States
for ?$_;/._ .year.
i KAISER GRATIFIES PARIS
Sympathetic Comment on His
Reception of French Players.
A THEATRICAL CONNOISSEUR
Rubies, Diamonds and Sapphires,
Set to Represent the Tri?
color, Given to Actresses.
i B) ?? ible to The Tribeae.]
p.irK March 23.?Emperor William
has ?.neo more ohtain?"l a tavorabie and
sympathetic press in Paris by the deli?
cate tact and personal charm that ho
showed to the Parisian artists who at
Mi ? [Trench Embassy in Berlin played be?
fore 'lim on Thursday Alfred do Mus
set's comedy, "Le Caprice."
.Mile. Provost, who acted tho part of
Mme. ?I?- Wry. ?nul her sister. Mile.
Queneau, and M. Henry Kiir**ii?-t all say
thai thej wore completely fascinated
with tin- Emperor, win? chatted with
them for nearlv an hour, speal'inK
i'i. nch without the slightest trace <?f
Foreign accent and with true Parteien
fluency ami ?sprit.
He showed his perfect familiarity
with ail th.- d?tails and even of the gos?
sip of the green room of' th? Comed??
Fran?ais?, and proved that he was in
touch With and in sympathy with tTie
art movement Of ?Part? in literature, the
draina and painting.
The Emperor spoke with enthusiasm
about the ('Inn.'. Museum, and remarked
i.. il my Burguet, who plny?-d in "Le
BoUS?Prt*rfet aux Champ?":
"Do you know, | was unahle to arranf*,?-*
for the revival of Th? Huguenots' at tho
Open here without consultins docu?
ments in the Muse? d? riuny to BOtVfl
????rtain proiiicms about tho acenery."
The Emperor added. "I adore th?" tho
atre, and ?specially th?> French theatre.
i delight in reading Euro.? Labiche, and
I think his deUclOUa littl?? farce ?*,..
?"asrnoitc \n th? world's masterplec? of
I?. th??tre K**?*-ro." the last phrase in-1
dlcatlng light, humorous, witty convlv.
The Bmparor gav? to Henry Burguet a
diamond scarfpin, and to Mile. ProVost
and t?> her sister. Mlle. Queneau, an?
tique cold ?bracelets with his Initial '"?v.*'
and tho Roman numeral "II" richly ?Mi
in ruliies, diamond? an?) sapphires fash- j
loned to represent the French national I
colors, red. whit? ami blue.
OPPOSED TO HARA-KIRI
Japanese University Head Forced
to Resign for Views.
Tokio, March x -Because he publicly op?
poses hara-kiri and other methods of ?-ni?
el.l>- commonly practised in this country,
Dr ? amalea wa, president of the Kyushu
Cnlverslty, h?s r. ?.i?-ned hi? o?*rv->.
Last November, when the Emperor at?
., it'., manauvres, th? Imperial train
Jumped a switch, so that tin- Emperor was
detain?, for forty minutes at ti;e Moj? ta?
lion Bubsequ-*ntly the station master
n of penitent?? f>*.- the accident, com?
?Mi'..i suicide by placing himself In front
?.f th- expresa Il?i majesty was mucb
moved on hearing <?' the tra-f'?- sequel, and
s? m money ??> defray the funeral ?-xpen*?.-.?*.
it has now been proposed t.? eract ? statu?
to tli.- ?a?wa' official, -o that his ?aeriflos
? . >? ro>r..?nii.erei hy posterity.
Dr. Vamakawn strongly disapproved <>f
that idea, and wrote to th- newspapers
i ?., ? ? i' . proposal He also drew attoii
i "ii :<? th? common Incident >.f school
? ten being kii'cl ?.r >evcr??.!y hurnod In
th?ir attempts to rescue the imperial por?
trait from thi llamea when their m
happen to oaten fire.
The p?reas declared that the do-cto-r** let! r
?a.i? most Indiscreet, and demanded bis re?
moval, In reply ti> which he is lindert
i.. Iiave tend red his r?signation The
whole r-uestlon of the ethic?. ..r hara-kiri
Is therefore likely t>? he ?again dlsi ?-- d
Th.- doctor .'?-? rts ti"?? not even the Im?
?perlai portrait M ?? ortfc a man's iif..
TOR DAILY SERVICE TO EUROPE
Plan Being Discussed in Shippim- Cir?
cles on the Other Side.
London. Mar? h St.? A dell) -Trice ?fach
?raj between N??>? York ;md Europe Is >>? -
in- dl ssed i". shippl - Ii ' ? ;>..?. .? |K>>
-ihle outcome of the otterta of Albert Hallin.
din tor general of the Mamburg?Amerl m
i ? mlty of Int
?between that line and tiie Whit? Star, th?'
Cunard, tin l-fortl Oerman Lloyd ind the
?Trench Un. ?.
Mr Ratlin was recentl* In Bngland, and
tated thai he proposed to the Britleh I
chem Involvln M extensl
ti ?? pooling system i" *?.?1> n and -ecund-l
? ' i !??'- ? ' - ? I, . - S II a- lb? adoption I
of a -?aluni- programme providing for the
departure el < big modern transatlantic I
liner dally (rom '"?t'i America ami Europe|
and th" Withdrawal of a number o( the I
older veeseia The i?tt ?r. Ii i- i-.m .i out
hi-, .hie to obtain paasengen onlj at cheap'
far s, and consequentl] greatl* damage tb
m dorn ships.
KNOX FETED IN CAR?
Venezuela Makes Holiday on
Occasion of Secretary's Visit.
GREAT POPULAR WELCOME
Horse Races, Receptions, Drives
and Sporting Events Organ?
ized in His Honor.
< :ira?-..s, March 23.-A sprinkling .f rain
this morninir, the forerunner of the rainy
season, did not Interfere with the lavish
entertainment in honor of Secretary Kno_
and the ober American visitors, to Whl_>t
ths whole capital was given over. The
?hop? were , loSSd and business was \1rtv?
alh suspended by government decree. ' /
The progrnmme which was carried out
Was to arranged that at every place \d_lted
one of th<? minister- received the AgMStsSS
Secretary. An escoc? *t cavalry proceed
ed limn place to pisos with the party, but
no Kuard attended the Secretary. There
were 180 carriages In the drive about ?own
yesterday. The points of interest included
ths home of ex-President Castro, in the
Outskirts, which la now- closed.
A slight earthquake occurred on Thurs
o.iv, iJolii_r some damage to the ra'lway
brldtce, which, however, was repaired t*.
foro the special train passed over It from
I-i Ounyrs on Friday.
Prom the time of the arrival of the Secre?
tary until last midnight the festivities con?
tinued without Interruption. The Plaza
Bolivar wan literally roofed with elec'rle
The explosion of fireworks w*s
deafening, and could only be compared with
an old-fashioned American Fourth of July.
Dense crowds surged In the streets, fo:?
lowing, the Knox party everywhere. The
demonstrations were unprecedented. Every
member of the party was attended by en
Special horse races have been stranded
In the morning Secretary Knox, seconv
panled by President 'Jomes, paid a visit
to the Military Academy. The party then
proceeded to Washington Square, wher.
wreaths were placed on the statue of
George Washington, whose memory 1b held
i In equal esteem with that of Simon Bolivar,
the Or.-at Liberator, on whose statue In the
National Pantheon S wreath was tils
morning plscsd by the Secretary o? State,
i Other visits WSrs pai?l to the National
Museum, to Bolivar Square, where there Is
another statue of Bolivar, and to many of
the public buildings,
A luncheon IB honor of the Secretary of
State was given at the American Legation
and In i;ie afternoon a reception was held
at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The \islt to Venezuela promises to be *
very strenuous one. The reception acc..r*1
eil to the Secretary of Sut? was remark?
ihie, the spontaneity of the popular wet?
OOme, ?luring which ths populace was en?
thusiastic an?! apparently happy, contrast
in? with the greetings in some of the Cen?
tral American republic.-, where the erowdi
were curious but entirely undemonstrative.
There was a great show of militari "f
?? ' - in brilliant uniforms, as well as of
The programme for the Secretan ? '
Btat? I visit is a most ?labor?t? on?, eon?
slating "i' Incessant receptions, lunch
?Unn? rs, drives and sportlnc events. Th?
.oyage ? ?' four days from Qoatsmals
.. v . l.-oni- respite to the Secretary of Sta:?
before renewing his campaign of diplo-, - -
''astro ? reported still hovering on the
Colombian border, waiting in hope that the
present government will not last, but n?
appears lo ' ?? fi ?- ? !'r<--- hen
The newspapers sre enthusiastic oi*er th*
Secretary of State's visit, mil most of
them P'iblish pictures of .V ashin?ron, Lin?
coln, Taft, Knn\. Qoraei and BoU
THE BACONS HONORED AGAIN
Guests at Opening of New Carnc-_i.
Peace Headquarters in Paris.
Parts, March .'?'. -Robert Bacon. United
States tmbaessdor to PYance, _ni lfm
Bacon v.r. t?o-daj th< fueeta of honor at
the opening of the new ? is o?
th?- European bureau of the Cart
national Peace Foundation in the Ru?
Pierre Curie, opposite Mme curie's
laborator) end I raphlc instituts
There was a Isrgl Sttl idsn N Ol
Deputies _ ' i nt it "f sll branches.
Baron d'Estournelles de Constant. ?_he
presided, thsnked Ambassador Bacon for
his work f.- peat H" deilii'-d th. ob. .
of the CarnegU Foundation a< nft'ordini. x
means to tin- w.n Intentloned pec:
ti-.c world to ? ' ?orate for th? good *t
each country in Working for the hl_her In
f. r. -i ..( .'.il counti m or a ruri0ni"T1 <Jp*
rated to the higher civilisation.
\ ?able message of congratula- on u**)
m nt t?i Audi- W ' terra
lii annual ?Slciai ?miner sad recepfJfli
of the Forelgi Minister, .iven to-nl?- '
\1 p0 ? in tl.c nature of ? I
*. ,.|i t,, ti,,-. \ ? ????-,? *i . >assador a: /
hundred and fifty members Of
ri,_ a.. ir? ?rere present ?','. ?*
ctnner. which wet lollowed by a brllluiii
r. ,..pt on, to which f< ui ihoui md Invlt ??
tlons iu.'i he. n |_sued
NEW AIRSHIP FOR ?ERMAN ARMY
Berlin, March S.?The srmy autherttlt
have ordered i i ?'a Bespeth? snd ? n'ft
P reevsl dirigible slrshlp to-lay. Th' Z ?
p.liii balloon Is a d ipl cal ??'
niiiitar\ Zeppelin, and ? '??' to ira*?
.,t thi rats of t'lf* ?> miles m hour.
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