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IN DENSE PALL OF FOG
Mauretania's Special Trains
Late in Leaving Euston?
Sun Outside Capital.
PROMINENT PERSONS SAIL
Daniel Guggenheim, the Hon.
Mrs. Bingham and Mr. and
Mrs. H. Fish Among
[Rv CeMe to Tbe Tribune. 1
Luulon, Oct. 12.?Fog hung like a pt-U
over London to-day, and in all open
railroad services the density of the
atinnsphere caused chaotic dlsorganlza
ticn. On all lines with tenninl in Lon?
don trains were d4-layed considerably.
The Mauretania special trains at Eu*<
ton tor Liverpool were unable to clear
the lot-bound statlon untll some tlme
after |_M scheduled hour of departure.
Doopitc th< full force of the elcetrt
cal illumlnatlons passengers rnov. d
about cn UM platfcrms llke ghostly
spectn s, aml a third portion only got
away half an hour late. One man,
however, had reason to bless the delay,
whlch alone enahled hlm to catch the
liner. This waa Jacoh Labe, of Phila?
delphia. Traveliing wlth hls wife ai.d
son. he reached Harwich thls morning
from the Continent, but found the
Great Eastern service sufferlng from
such rtiBorganizatlon that to reach Eus
toq by noon was impossible. The en?
gine iliivi-r ot the Continental Express
rendereo every help in getting the traln
through, and a t'ast automobile carrled
the patty across Lond.-n. Just in the
nirk of time to board the last portlon
of the train as lt waa leavlng the sta
No Delay at Liverpool.
Happily. the poll cleared some miles
out ol London, and tho delay ln arriv
Ing ai Liverpool did not cause any
MTlOUl -Qtorference wlth the departure
mi the liner. which carrled a full com
pletn nt of saioon pneMngere.
WllliO-a A- Le Ford, Aseistant Dis?
trict Attorney oi New York, who joincd
the train at Euston. said that so far
uld my his missiuii to England
. ui en accomplished.
.1 iUen T. Davies, who has been in
B otland for a two months' shooting
trlp, commenting on the American po
litieal outlook, said he thought matters
were shaping well for 4;overnor Wil
ion'1 election, although he had hoped to
PreoMonl Taft re-elected. All
.'.?lonel Roosevelt had done was to ren
Itr President Taft's position very in
?ecUTO, without in any way improving
bto own. On general affairs Mr Davies
?aid many promlnent Americans and
Englishmen. too, regarded the United
ItOtee as on the eve of a great period
tf prosperity. The grand crops would
?ollowed by grand commerclal times,
.vhich would reveal themselves to a
?till fuller extent once the country was
:ree from politlcal turmotl. The pres
?nt temporary check owing to the.war
ii southeastern Europe and the unload
ng of securities ln N'ew York would
? t-oon dlsappear. For that he had the
____!?? ol ecrme of the l>*8t American
financlers. The present great crops
rate in all ways for proaperity, for
it would give the rallroads a better
chance. I'nfortunately, he sald, there
Wee going to be a lack of rolllng stock
wlth whlch to BStrra the ITops, but even
that would do good by directing atten
' tlon to the fact that the rallroads have
not been encouraged to supply them?
selves wlth equipment or to make the
extensions which the country requlred.
Railroad ext?nt?lon?, he remarked,
[ must be made to keep pace wlth the
rapid growth if the fountry, and that
in turn would lead to further industrlal
P M. Faraday, the Engllsfl theatrical
m-mager, is golng over to New Tork tn
s(.' the productlon of "The Merry
t'ountess" at the Oaslno Theatre, and
will oleo try to aecure one of the pres
ent successful N'ew York productlons
for London. Mr. Faraday aald that in
an lntervlew published recently ln a
London paper he had been Incorrectly
quoted as to some alleged worda derog
atory to American actors and actresses.
He partlcularly desired to aay he had
the greatest admlratlon for Amerlcan
artistes, and that thla oplnion waa sln
cere and unprompted by hla golng to
N'ew York. A groaaly false miscon
atruction, he added. had been placed
upon his words.
Daniel Guggenheim Optimletio.
Daniel Guggenheim, wlth whom are
hla wife and daughter, apoke hopefully
. of the copper market, whlch he sald
was ln auch a eatiafactory condltlon
that the only trouble waa to keep
prlcea normal and produce the eupfly
necessary to meet the enormoua de?
Mrs Reginald Strong Ronalds, wlth
' hor daughter, Thora, was among those
who took the Mauretania traln at Eus?
ton. Reginald Ronalds spent a con?
slderable tlme on the piatform chattlng
. with his llttle daughter.
Other Mauretania passengers were
William G. Beale. R. L. Benson, Mra.
E. N. Benson, the Hon. Mra. Bjngham,
. Mr. and Mra W. P. Bonrlght, Walt-w
Bonn, Mr. and Mrs. George V. Coe, A.
Putler Duncan. Charlea Duveen, G. R.
Fearing, Joseph Fels, Mr. and Mra.
Hamllton Fish (who are re tuming froti
thelr honeymoon), Paul B. Forstcr,
Mrs. Jullan G. Gayley, Mr. and Mrs. J.
K. Harper, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Howland,
with thelr daughter; R. Lanier, J. F. D.
Lanler, Mr. and Mra. J. H. McFadden,
Alexander Ritter von N'uber, Auatro
Hungarian Conaul General ln New
' York; Captain J. B. Saundera, Captain
' and Mre. Alexander D. Shaw. Major R.
Standren. F. W. VVhltrldge (who has
i-een shooting In Bcotland), Colonel ll.
B. Wodchouse and Mlse Zabrlekle.
FOR NEW BUCKINGHAM PALACE
Sir Aston Webb Designs Facade to Replace Present
Hideous Front of British Royal Resi
dence in London.
[By Table to The Trlbune.1
London, Oct. 12.-The hldeous drab
stucco front of Buckingham Palace.
the royal reaidence ln London, ls to
dlsappear. A beautiful new facad.
of Portland .tone, planned by Slr
Aston Webb. and costlng fSO&OOO, i?
to be substltuted for lt.
The bulldlng has always been one of
Londons architectural anomalles. Vis
Itors from all parts of the world for
generatlons have viewed wlth amaze
ment the bold, smoke-grlmed brick
frontuge of the reigning soverelgn1*
resldence in the capltal of the empire,
and the beautiful environment of i-t.
James's and Green parks has only
served to brlng Into bolder rellef the
absolute drearlne*s of the unbroken
prosaic cottage wlndows and the lm
pov_r'6he--looking structurc. More?
over, the beautiful whlte marble me
morial of Queen Victoria. also designcd
by SL* Aston Webb, which stands fac
ing the palace, has done much to
hasten the decislon to demolish tho,
SOCIETY IN LONDON NOW
ENGAGED IN NEW FAD
Viscountess Starts Series of
Cooking Lessons ? Well
Known Ladies Interested.
(Hy Table t" T!.e Trlbune]
london. Oct. I__*-L0__0_ soclety
women have found a new form of
amusement. but it is doubtful if the
latest craze for enllghtenment ln the
art of practical cookery la serlously
regarded as a means of sclf-protectio.i
in the event of the exlsting social un
rest penetratlng the kluhens of May
fair and Belgravia. Viscountess "Eshcr
ls responsible for the r.ewbt.rn domestlc
activity. and thls week the first series
of lessons has been glven In her house
j ln nalderton street, hard by Onsvenor
Most of the students have travelled
j to the renc'.^zvous ln automubiles, each
' t arrying a white npron. a jialr of whlte
! sleeves nnd a kltchen cloth. and nmong
i those who have _Ctl**-l** Interested
I themselves in Lady Kshcr _ s? heme are
' Vis-c.untess Falklan.l. her daughter.
the Hon. Letice Cary. Ludy Altamont
I her daughters, Lady Helen Brass. y,
! Lady Duckwurth, Lady Mountgarret,
Lady Margaret Grahsm, Lady Rlehanl
Wellesley. Lady Helen Bootle-Wlldra
ham, Lady Mindurnholme and Lady
The flrst lesann was chiefly concerned
! ln the elementary inatructlon of pastry
making, but later the management of
1 cooking stoves, making lentil and to
! mato soups, frled flsh, llver and ban n.
; boiled mashed potatoes, Cornish pas
ties, which toothsome comrnodities of
pttttj are e__lpOMd of meut and all
manner of vegetables, seasoned wlth a
mlxture of nalls, small stones and
f other things, so that the enemles of
; beautiful Cornwall have called them
rock cakes; Sultana scones and (,'hrlst
' maa puddlngs.
Anyhow, when the autoeratlt cook
and august chef cease thelr lal.ors so
! ciety wlll not _uffer for the want of
good, wholesome dishes.
OSCAR WILDE MONUMENT
Epstein's Work to Oo to Pere
Lachaise, Despite Objection.
[By rable to The Trlbune ]
Paris. Oct. 12.?The funeral *____?
j ment ln the form of an Egypt iau
sphinx, for the tomb of Oscar Wllde,
by the English sculptor, Jacob Ep
steln. whlch the curators of Pere
Lachaise pronounced nnfft to ho
placed wlthln the preclncts of the
cemetery because of Its undraped
nudity and consequent lnanproprlut
ness ln a burlal place of rellgloua char?
acter, wlll neverthele_s be accepted
by tho Prefeeture of the Department
of the Selne and duly lnstalled with?
out any materlal modlflcatlon of the
Thls result ls largely due to the.
llberal-mlnded decislon of the Prefect
of Police, M. Leplne, and ls keenly ap
preclated by Prench admir?rs of Oscar
Wilde's Hterary works.
The statue was placed over the grave
some tlme ago, but was shrouded ln
accordance wlth orders glven by the
curators. A few days back Mr. Kp
steln vlsited the cemetery wlth th.
Comtesse de Bremont, author of a
book on Wllde, and tore down tho
sheet ln order to show her that hl3
work was ln no way offensive. A
wldely circulated remark made by hlm,
to the effect that the statue should
in no way be altered, and that lf the
authorlties mutllated lt in any way he
would sue them for $10,(100 damages
may posslbly have welghed somewhat
wlth M. Leplne in reachlng the de?
WOMEN MARCH ON LONDON
Small Army of Suffragettes
Kdlnburgh, Oct. 12.?A small army of
suffragettes set out to-day from thls city
lt march to London, where they Intend
to present a petition to Premier Asqulth.
They are under the leadershlp of Mrs.
De Kontblanque, who wlll make the Jour
ney on horseback at the head of her
forees. It ls belleved the march will take
about slx weeks, those taklng part ex
pectlng to cover about ten miles a day.
At every stopplny place on the way
meetlngs wlll be held. and vigorous suf?
frage propaganda will mark the course
Of the army. A special unlform Is worn
by the marchcrs. Expenses. whlch are
expected to rea.h for each marcher f7 a
week, are supplied to the rank and tlle
who cannot afford to make the trlp on
thelr own rcsources.
Requesu* have been sent to local
hranches of the movement along the way
to endeavt.r to arrange hospltallty for the
women, but where this cannot be done
hotels and lnns will be patronlzed, as lt
is too late ln the year for camping out
existing facade, which even patriotlc
Brltlshers frankly admtt ls a verlt
The work of reconstructlon will not
be commenced, however, until next
fall. and ln the meanwhile all the
stone requlred will be prepared, ao aa
to minlmize the tlme during which the
place cannot be occupled. King Georgo.
hlmaelf. long ngo ordered plans to bo
prepared so as to be ln readiness for
a suitable moment, and has frankly
told hls intimates that, in his oplnion.
the building was a material reproach
to the countrv whlch has produced
Wren and Inlgo Jones.
The present front was erected soon
after Wueen Vlctoria's coronatlon, and
cost $7001000, At the tlme of Klng
Edward'- accesslon fttftOOl was
apent in the renovation of the lnterlor.
! George IV never inhablted the build?
lng and William-IV offered lt to Par
: liament when their houses were burned
i down in 1884. The gardens. whlch
.over forty acre.*-*. are unsurpassed in
| London for beauty and extent.
U. S. CARS WIN_ENGLAND
British Makers Succumb to
[Hv fahle to Th* TllbOM 1
London. Oct. l'_?English automoblle
i manufacturers, who have long been
waltlng for the Invasion of American
small cars, seem to be dolng llttle to
work out thelr own aalvatlon. The
! rlgld standardlzation of Amerlcan cars
laid the fact that the maklng of re
' placements ls only | matter of a few
hours has enhanced thelr popularlty.
A typical ciise of the Brltlsh manu?
facturers' methods occurred thls week.
showing how further converts to Amer
lican 4*ars are made. A biisy doctor ll\
ing in 4ine of the populous suburbs
owns a Hrltlsh car. A pump havlng
broken. he 'phoned the Lpnd m ag- n's
| for its replacement, but was told that
j they did not make repairs. He was in?
formed that he could not have a new
pump, even thoiiKh he gave thr ntimber
of the car and the number el the en?
gine. The company sald it could not
guarantee a "flt" and must send the
broken part to be eopled at the works.
The result was that the doctor'a car
? was Idle over I week. Meanwhile he
. betrowed ? Mmd'i American '*ar. and.
being delighted with the experience. de?
cided to purcha.-e gfl Amerlcan ma
BABY 0R THE PICTURE?
All London Stirred by Sir Henry
; Bj fnhir te The Trifc-aae i
London, Oct. II. Wlr Henry Knollys
ha? provlded an absorbing topic for the
silly season ln a letter whl. h anks:
"Were we ln a garret. wlth the Dresden
Madonna on the walls and b llve baby
on the floor, and lt was all ablaze,
'whlch would we save?"
J Thls letter appeared In "Thf Time-*."
anl, as usual, oth4-r Journal?* of lesser
llght crlbbed the idea as a preat space
Slr Ooorge Hirdwood. ln a published
i reply, a roused a atorm by saylng he
! would try to save both, but lf a eholce
were foreed he would certalnly saw
I the Madonna flrst. One eould get an
j other baby any day by adoption. If not
i by grace, he declared, but there was
only one DfOOdOB Madonna to bfl had
for love or money.
The Slstlne Madonna referred to ls
j the prlceless picture of the '"Vlrgln and
I Chlld," by Raphael, whlch hangs ln
j the museum in Dresden. Hlr Oeorge
j Blrdwood, who ls ln hls <-dghtleth year,
I ls a scholar and wrlter of etnlnence,
an offlcer of the Leglnn of Honor, lau
reate of the Freneh Academy and pro
teeeor Ot, anatomy and physiology. He
heartlly wlshes he had never wrltten
the letter. He says life has been a
burden ever since, as women have be
sleged hls house and hls mall has to
be brought to hls home ln a wagon.
Leaders ln the art, musical, sd- ntlfle,
politlcal. commerclal and soclal worlds
have risen to the balt llke hungry flsh.
Slr Hiram Maxim Is solid for the hnby.
Bo ia Arthur Bourchier, Max Pember
ton, the Bishop of Sodor and Man and
H. G. Wells. George Bernard bmBW
has, of course, given an oplnion whlch
no one could understand were lt not
that ho adds, apparently as an after
thought, that Pir Oeorge Blrdwood's
reply la common sense.
LONDON EAGERJOR FURS
Demand for Skins Sends Prices
to a Record Height.
[By f'ablc-c to Th* Trlbune.]
London, Oct. 12.?The fur domlnn
tlon ls the feature of the autumn and
wlnter fashions here. The enormous
demand has sent prices up to a record
height. Day and evenlng dresses, coats
and even scarfs and shawls, all are
trimmed wlth fur. Flnger width bor
derlngs of sable tigure on almost ?*.!!
tho costly Parlsian and Vlennese mod?
els, varled oecasionally wlth skunk,
chinchilla, ermine and squirrel.
But the newest material Is a velours
ratlne, wlth drled match gray tints.
The furs are all small, such as sable,
squirrel, chinchilla and ermine, made
up in strands, so that the necessary
suppleness may be attalned. Muffs are
larger than ever, belng very flat and
square. A r-rmarkable feature is the
craze for thoae skins whlch have not
been worn ln years. Coats of the skins
of wlld beasts, auch as the leopard, tlger
and jaguar are wanted by all classea,
and pelt makers are expecting a golden
ANCHOR LINER AQROUND.
Glasgow, Oct. 12.?The Anchor Line
steamer Columbia, after leavlng *6lasf-ow
to-day for New York, went aground near
Portugal's Debt $8,000,000
More than When King Fled.
BIG PEASANT -EMIGRATION
Lisbon Now the Dearest Cap?
ltal in Europe in Which to
fBy Cable to Th* Trlbune]
London, Oct. 12.?A good deal of at?
tentlon ls belng devotetl here to the
jreBent conditlon of Portugal, In vlew
of the reopenlng of the Portuguese
Parllament next month, when, it is ex
j.ot t.'il. the Republican leaders wlll dls
close thelr plans for the reorganization
of the country, whlch ls now in an In
llnltely worse flnanclal conditlon than
befOfl. the revolutlon whlch overthrcw
the monarchy. Kour rnonths before the
n rotattO- 1 e., ln the fall of 1910?the
il..;iflng debt of the country was $82,
|.,oiHi. It ls now $89,000,000.
A bulletin Issued recently by the
Bank of Portugal shows that the elr
culatior. r.f paper money has increased
frt.m $7.,000,000 at tbe tlme of the revo?
lutlon tc $88,000,000, without any cor
respondlng lmrease tn the metalllc re?
serve. Consequently, the natlonal debt
___***? an cnormous Increase.
Pubile opinion ln the republlc and
the polltlcal situation Itaelf suggest, ac
ci.iiling to advlcvs received here, that
Portugal's republican leglslators are
not fulfllllng tho hlgh expectations
fnrtiietl nf them when they put nn end
t.. the effete monarchy. Retrogresfion.
not progress, seems to have followed.
Revenues from the Colonies.
When the Mlnister of Finance, Sen
hor Vlncente FVrreira. recently went to
London and Paris to sound flnanelers
M ... a new loan he was informed that
the best guarat.tees would be requlred,
which, it seems, Portugal.cannot grant
without allotatlng revenues from the
Portuguese colon bs. a course whlrh
publk opinion would not tolerate. The
republlc has tnherlted the heavy Tt
sponsibllities of the old monarchy. and
its flnanclal handicap ls helghtened by
th. faet thnt the wealthy elf-MN are
?MMtlF roynllsta who left the country
Bt the tlme of th. r.*v. hition.
The banks hold numbers ^>f unj ald
_T_ft_ and the money situation Isacule
Tr?dt ll neirlecte.l. and 1? ll stated th.it
Lisbon BO** ranks ns the ilctn st capltal
Of Europe tn whl.h to Ilve. '....dstuffs
al- M havlnir In-re-i-.-d M tt) M OM ' ent
ln price during tht mtt lW0 !*?*-"* Wlth
the posslble exceptlon of the vlnes. the
crop t.utl.-k ls bad, and -is the r-.-untry
tln-nrts larg.ly 6H the harvest. tho
,,o?,er tUnxm* wll! surfer sevcrely
Tht laws on t.ewspa->crs have rmt
l?en ? rcf.-rrn fbC the better. All Jour
nula are prohlblted the OM Of free
?reech. Royall-t organs no long.r
_-_?*, ??- Republican Journals are
n.nrly all seml-offlclal. A eoOMM-Jp
ls exerclsed on all cable dispatch-- sent
to foreign correspoiidctit.H and ls In
*_*?___"_ ln strlngency.
Courts Martia! Held Daily.
And to contlnue the tale of woe, ac
c.rdlng to mall advlce*. the prlsons are
. rarcrow-c. wtth r_y___t> accused of
, onsp.ring against the rerubllc CeMftg
mnrtlal are h- Id daily and senten* e
oroetotutoai on MiMthM tt f\rte>n.
Provti i onsplratt.rs get UM bmVTf sen
tenc.-s uf ttl vears' solitary confin.
ment, followed by t-n years of deporta
I tlt>n to the ci.lt.nles.
1 It Is fttatcil that these otMttUtt for
[the most part belong to the hlghcit
I Pi.rt'iguese nristocrncy. nnd when __?
! cuxed of consplrlng ngnlnst the repub
! II,- a*ttt treated na rrlmlnals of tho
j lowest t_rp? tM subjected to close con
I linement ln small cells. dressed ln
I hoode<l shroudf. with two cyeholes. and
I debarred from speech. ?*_-**. republl
! cans are klcklng against such drastic
j measures, but the government's hand ls
forced by the rabld soclalistlc elenvnt.
It ls small wonder, then, that eml
gratlon ls Increasing alarmingly and
threatenlng to snp the Ilfe blood of the
agricultural districts. Last year's eml
gratl. n utatlstlcs showed 72,000 depart
ures from the rhlef agricultural areas.
These accotinti dlffer wldely from the
opinion. expressed by Cyrus E. Woods,
American Mlnister to Portugal, when
in London thls summer. Mr. Woods
?pokl 0f the country belng In a state of
comparotlve tranqullllty and on the
eve of a new era of prosperity. though
wlth regard to the flnanclal altuatl-m
he admitted that Portugal was auffer
lng from want of capltal. addlng that
there waa enormoua scope there for
Investment, as the country waa rich in
mlnrral and agricultural resources.
AQUARELLE AND PASTEL
Two Methods Combined Show
Oood Results in Paris.
[Bv Cable to The Trlbune.)
Paris, Oct. 12.?The aeason of Bmall
art exhlbltlons opened yesterday at the
Oeorges Petlt gallery, wlth the lnter?
national Soclety of Aquarelltsts. Thia
salon comprlses upward of flve hundrod
Several artlsts, notably Andr* Cha
puy and Plerre Labrouche, work wlth a
comhlnatlon of watercolora and paatel,
obtainlng hlghly successful results.
Among the best watercolors In tho
-how are vlews ln Durham _nd Scot?
land, by Wllllam 8. Horton; water lllies
and roses ln the garden of Bagatelle,
by Aubert, and some remarkable pres
entatlons of caglea, vultures, hawka and
owls by Jaoques Nam.
MISHAP TO GERMAN STEAMER.
Southampton, Oct lf.?The Oerman
stearner Weatphalla, on the way from
Galveston to Hamburg, was in colllalon
to-day wlth the bark Enrlqueta, off Port
land. The crew of the bark were taken
IN LONDON THEATREDOM
Divorce Court Divldes Interest
with Stage Premieres.
DRURY LANE'S CENTENARY
Phillips's Verses, Oomposed for
the Occasion, Oompared with
[By CabU to The Trlbune. 1
London, Oct. 12.?There has been a
lull in dramatio affairs thls week. Ex?
eept for some nctlons begun ln the
divorce court, there have been no open
ings of consequeme. Drury Lane held
Its centenary on Thursday and "Monte
Crlsto" opened at the Prlncess's. Next
week, however, starts flnely wlth the
widely heralded Frohrnan triple blll at
the Duke of York's, when the Plnero,
Barrle and Show one-aet plays are to
be produced. The theatre was sold out
for the opening night a fortnlght ago.
George Bernard Shaw beglns the
evenlng wlth "Overruled," whlch he
descrlbes as a "demonstratlon." It
seems that It is something ln the
nature of n suffragette comedy. Sir
A. \V. Plnero follows wlth a fantasy
called "The Wldow of Wasdale." J. M.
Barrle wlnds up wlth "Rosallnd." a
The Shaw and Barrie efTorts are ln a
modern setting, whiie Plnero has gone
back to the tlme of George III.
Drury Lane conflned ita celebratlon
to a readlng of a poem by Stephen
Phlllips by H. B. Irvlng after the per?
formance of "Everywoman." lndeed.
the chlef Interest ln the centenary was
shown before the event ln recalllng the
openlng one hundred years ago.
A Page of History.
On the nlght of October 10, 1812. ln
an atmosphere of excltement and eom
motlon difflcult to reallze at the pree?
ent time, the most famous and historlc
of all the playhouses In the world threw
open Its doors. In actual money it re?
celved tS4_ for admi.ssions, though the
Interest of the famous occasion lles ln
many less materiai directlons. The
wldow of David Garrlck, hearing wlth
wonderful grae'e her weight of ninety
years, rceeive.l a tumultuous welcome
is she entered her box, but apart from
thls roniantlc Incident the by-play of
the evenlng wa.s less plensant.
A i on.sideral-.le section of the audi
ortcS were "poets"?nominally. at any
rato?who had entered the competltlon
for the "address to be .spoken at the
openlng of the theatre," and deep was
thelr angulsh when It became known
that the whole of their efforts had heen
ln valn. and that the commlttee re
sponslble for rebuilding the house had
gone behlnd their backs and requested
Lord Byron to supply the address
The deaplhed eflTuslons of the com
petitors are pregerved, for the most
part, in tiie Brltlsh Museum, and whlle
they repose ln an honorable obscurlty
lhat matchless collectlon of parodlee,
"Rejected Addresses." hy James and
Horntlo Smith, remalns as fresh, as dc
lightful and as popular M on the day lt
For several nlghts after Its openlng
Drury Lane was eonverted into a ver
ltable b?*ar garden. thls arlsing from
the fact that sundry dtsgusted "ad?
dress" competltors went thi re to air
thelr grlevances. A Dr. Husby was
the chlef performer. and whlle he
harangued the audience from I prlvate
I.ox, showing how he had been "done"
by the management, the or-licstn*.
valnly endcavoretl to drown his pro
testtng voice. Following on that two
Bow street otflcers setzed hlm and
dragged hlm forth. but the crowd, res
culng tho prlsoner, curried the doctor
back agaln, what tlme hla son,
a young man wlth a weak volce.
was strlvlng, amid roars of derlalon, to
reclte his father's rejected poem. All
thli reads very amuslngly to-day, when
Drury Lane has completed a hundred
years of life, afu-r evading the calam
Itles attendlug Its lees fortunate prede
The fact that on Thuraday laat some
slxty-nlne of the "Rejected Addr-"saes"
were on vlew ln the lobby ot the the?
atre naturally rendered inevttable n
romparlaon of the Phtllipa poem and
the parodlea, usually to the advantnge
of tht- pftrodles. Nevertheless. Mr. Phll?
lips prodU4*od a very good set of verses
celebratlng the great actors who have
appeared on the stage of Drury Lane,
from the Kembles to Irvlng.
In the matter of the divorce court
proceedlngs referred to ln the flrst part
of thls dispatch, the star part Is taken
by M. R. Morand, of the east of
"Bunty Pulls the Strings," who is seek
ing to secure a divorce, namlng aa co
respondent Captain J. A. Morrison,
untll recently M. P. for Eaat Nottlng
ham, whose wife, a half-slster of Lord
Trevor, Is sulng hlm for restltutlon ot
Stanley Brett, a brother of Heymour
Hlcks, ls suing Male Ash, hls wife,
namlng another well known actor as
A promlnent polltlclan and brother
of an Irish peer has also Jolned the
ranks of the corespondents.
NEARLY LOSES JEWELS
Thief Who Took Mrs. Oeorge P.
Davies's Case Caught.
London, Oct. 12.?Mrs. Oeorge F. Davies,
of New York. narrowly escaped loslng n
case of valuable Jewels and plate by theft
to-day as she was stepplnj** on board the
boat train conveylng passengers to Liver?
pool to catrh the Mauretania.
Mrs. Davies's mald placed the Jewel
case on the piatform for a moment. A
thief picked it up and was golng ott wlth
lt. when he walked lnto the arms of a
detectlve who had been waichtn< hlm.
The thief waa arreeted, but refused to
glve hls name. He was wearlng a sult
stolen from an Amerlcan traveller ln
slinilar clrcuntatances In September.
Mrs. Davies Is belleved to be a relatlve
of Jullen T. Davlea, of New York, whn
la a-ao a oaasenger on the Mauretania.
AMER1CANS IN LONDON HOTELS
Beginning of Winter Fogs Driving People to Seek a Clearer
Atmosphere?Registrations Decreasing Week by
Week--Many Sail for Home.
fBy CaWe to The Tribune. 1
London, OcL 12? London's notorloue
wlnter fogs have already set ln wlth
such severity that the people are flee
ing from the hotela In eearch of a
clearer atmosphere. Travelling Amerl?
cans are becomlng perceptlbly fewer.
Large nurabers departed for home on
thls week's Hnera. At the hotela the
regiatrations are very small, showing a
decrease now week by week.
American arrivals at the Rltz for the
last few days have been Mrs. Kenneth
Wilson, Mrs. Joseph Stickney, who re?
turned from Scotland: Mr. and Mrs.
Hamllton Flsh. who came from Italy
on the way to New York; R L. Ben?
son, Mrs. Lawrence Benson, who salled
to-day for New York; Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Guggenheim, who have slncei
gone to Cambrldge; Mr. and Mra. Dan?
iel Ouggenhelm, Mr. and Mrs. S. R.
Guggenheim, who are salllng for New
York soon, exeept Mrs. S. R. Guggen?
heim, who la going to Paris ln connec?
tlon wlth the marrlage of her daughter;
Mr. and Mrs. Francls Skinner; Mr. and
Mra. Frank V. Strauss, J. F. D. Lanler,
E. L. Goodhart; Mr. and Mrs. Eben D.
Jordan. who salled to-day for New
Y'ork; Mrs. F. D. Pelton and children,
who also salled to-day for home; Mrs.
James Amory Moore, who came from
Scotland, and Mr. and Mrs. Spencer
Eddy, who arrlved from the country.
Th' departures include Mr. and Mrs.
John Magee, Mr. and Mrs. Maldwin
Dnimmond. Marshall Fleld, Jr., who
has gone to the country; Mr. and Mrs.
J. D. Lony. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Rose,
who departed for Paris; Mr. and Mrs.
F. Brishane, who sailed for New York;
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Vanderbilt,
Mlaa Hoagland and Mrs. Searle Bar
clay, al! of whom left here for Paris;
Mr. and Mrs. H. Whitton. Mrs. Her?
man Frash, Mr. and Mrs. im A. Mont
gomery, who departed for New York,
and Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCormick, who
haa gone to Parl*.
During thls week the arrivals at the
Carlton Hotel have been Mrs. A. J.
Phllllps. G S Burrltt, who has gone
to the Contlnent; A. H Smith. Mrs. C.
I S. Chapman, Mr. and Mra. Arthur
! Kennedy. the Hon. and Mrs. Oliver
Brctt. who have departed for the coun
Declares Randolph Churchill
Was a Traitor to Home Rule.
Secret Records Said to Show
the Late King Approved
<FVoni Tbe Trlbune'* Correspen-ent )
Dublln, Oct 4?Dlsmay has been caused
ln the camp of the "Orange rebels" ly
the dlscovery of the fact that th.--. author
of thelr sloxan, "T 'later will llght and
L'lster will be rlght," was a fell traitor to
the cause, after all. Wilfred Scawen
Blunt, dlgtflng lnto the recorda of secret
stutesmanehip through the Oladstonlan
period. up to the formation of the present
mlnlstry, has proved concluslvely that
l_*id Kandolph Churchlll was actlvdy
working for Horn.- Rule whlle he was
eimn_-_lor of tho Kxcliequer In the Tory
dmlnistratlon of tlic Marvjuls of Salis
burjr. In the fall of IM he wrote many
? letters and gave numerous cenferences to
Irish members. ln all of whlch he assured
Parnell's aseoclates that he was "for
Home Rule, a parllament at Dublln and
all. and that he was tducatlng hia party
to thls polnt of view."
filx months later Gladstone's converslon
to Irish self-government was announced.
Lord Randolph Churchlll swltched around
and became the most vlrulent foe of the
Thls raklng of th? coals of controversy
over the srave of a dead man has shocked
a good many people, both In England and
here. where, altogeth*i apart from party
oplnion, tho tl--ry father of Wliibton
Churchlll la held ln tho hlgkwat rosyoct.
Thls fact alone. aml the indlgnation ut
hls lordshlp'a wldtw, Mrs. George Corn
wallle-West, saved the l'lster I'nlonlsts
from a complete death blow to their
cause through the Liarbed polnts of ihe
Blunt also drags the late Queen Vletoria
lnto the politlcal Isuuc. Ho cltes proof?
that Edward and hls mother quarrelled
bltterly over her attltude of utter hatred
of the Irish.
"So angry was the then Prince of Wal ??_
that he sent for Parneil," says the author
of this astoundlng probe lnto the past.
"The two talked secretly for aeveral
hours, ln the coutae of whlch the future
Klng placed both hands on the broad
shouklers of the chlef of the Irl-.lt party
and said: 'l'arnell, your work ls noble
and great lt Is one of the sorrlcst thing.
I know, thls hostlllty to your splendld
people. lt maddena me, the more so be?
cause If I dared to Interfere 1 would only
hurt Instead of help the Home Rul?
movernent. I have told both my mother
and Sallsbury what I thlnk of thelr tuls
erable conduet. They don't know th?
Irish. but I do, and thelr whole trlbe; but
I'd rather have the good will of youi
fellow countrymen than anythlng else I
know. Go ahead. Parneil. Keep aftei
them, and be sure you are golng to win
lf lt ever comes wlthln my power to hel|
1 shall not fall you.' "
Nobly Bdward the Klng kept the prom*
ise made by Edward Prince of Wales
Parneil waa in hls grave when the oppor
tunlty for redemptlon came. It was Ed*
ward, shrewdest diplomatlat of hls day
who made tt posslble for John Redraon-d
to force the Home Rule Issue agaln to lh<
forefront and keep lt tlu re. And hli
fondnesa for Ireland he bequeathed tc
hls son and successor, Klng Oeorge?-.
legacy whlch has so helped his majesty
to-lay the basls of a real and kastmi
peace ln hls realm.
ROOM HUNTING IN AN OFFICE
Contult the Tribune's Room and
Board Register free. 320 Tribune Bldg
try; Colonel H. C. Huffer. who hai
since gone to the Contlnent: Mrs. Fred
Van Lennep and daughter, from Paris
Mr. and Mrs. John S. McFadden, m,
Koshiand, Mr. and Mra. George Lauder
all of whom have gone to New y0rk
At. the Savoy Hotel have been E. H
Mlltenberger, A. W. Franus, A. V.
Flnley, H. C. Hutchlngs. Wallace Ed
dinger. Mllton Frankiln, B. T. Ree?
J. H. Laflg. Mrs. Allen W. Adams and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. George _****_*
Misa Shlrley Kellogg. E. L. ___/?-'
Miss D. Sachs, Mlaa G. Hirshelj, j-jj^
R F. Box, M. P. Hoch.-ehild, I. 7.
Dahl, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Paul!, urn\.
lam A. Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Louls Levl,
H. F. Tilemann. E. Romanow, P. c.
Hill, Slmon Stern and F. B Dalyus.
Reglstered at the Hotel Cecil wtre
Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cole, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Vonnoh, Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Cobe, Miss Bertha G. L-eeh
ner. Jullus Ball. Rudolph Polk. Mrs.
Carey. Mlaa Davidson, C. W. Stuart,
Mr. and Mrs. Epscherr, Mr. and Mra.
P. J. Dehill and W. S. Finlay.
At the Grand Hotel is Hervey Med
The Hotel Metropole has been the
temporary home of C. L. Yater, W. A.
Ootehall, V. Gutlerrez. A. Llppl, c.
Thomas, J. Smith, B. Lewls. Mr. and
Mrs. Bllly Papke, who have gone to
Paris; A. H. Jacoby. William Coverljr,
Mrs. John W. Lovell, Miss R. Demp?
sey, Fred P. Klstel, Dr. J. J. Suckert.
The Plccadllly Hotel has housed Mrg
Vlctor Bell -and daughter. Mr. and
Mra. C. A. Culver, Sol Goodman, A.
S. Blauber. S. Goldsmlth, G. D. A.kley,
Mr. and Mra. George Freygaug, A R.
Thurn and Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Lowe-j
At the Berkley Hotel have beea
Irwin Laughlln, who was Seeretary of
the Amerlcan Embassy ln Berlin after
he left Paris. taktng up hls post la
London to succeed Wllllam Phillipt;
Mr. and Mrs Roland R. Conklin, ifr.
and Mrs. Archibald Thacher and chil?
dren, Mrs. Joseph Agostlne. Dr. Fel
lowes Davis, and Fred Townsend Mar?
tln. from Scotland.
Registered at the Hotel Victorla wers
B. J. Lamont, William Thomas. Mrs.
Watcombe and Mrs. F. M. Parker.
MME. SIM0NE_ COMIiMG
Freneh Actress to Appear Soon
at Hudson Theatre. ,
fBy Cable to The Trlbun**. 1
Paris, Oct. 12.?Mme. Slmone. who,
wlth her husband, Claude 4-aslmir
Perier, salled from Cherbourg last
\Yednes_--ay cn the Kalsef Wilhelm II,
told your correspondent btfore her de?
parture that she now segeromi the
United States as her aecond ' patrie"
and. in perfect English, wlth .-earcely
a trace of accent. expressed her de
Hght at the prospect of facin*. the New
York public agaln af the Hndaoa The?
atre on November 11 in Tl.e order of
Release," by Messrs. Park.r and Stac
poole, a Ilght hlstoric comedy of senti
mental adventures. the action of whlch
passes at Versallles on the eve of the
Mme. Slmone showed some exqulalt*
gowns for thls play. all the costumss
and scenery fur whlch have been made
ln Paris. This will be followed by "The
Modern Way," a philosophical problem
play by Maedonald Hastlngs.
After her New York oaaot 11 Mme
Slmone will play ln Chlcago, Bustoa,
Philadelphia, Washington nnd Moa
AMERICANS_ IN PARIS
Arrivals at the ContinenUl,
Chatham and Other Hoteis,
Paris, Oct. 4.-"Have jrou ever se?B a
aummer llke this one"*' a P;.rt?*an ata
asked laat week. "Yes. last ?A'nter.''hi
replled, wlth *. dissuated nhriic of W
ahouldera. Thli waa a bitter. but nef?f
theless almost true. commer.tary on tl*
last few months Stlll. summer li dead,
and lt would only be graceful, adoptU-f
the prlnclple of "De mortula nil ntsl bo
num," to s?y no more of its shortco*
A new cabaret, to be known as "l*
Porc Qul Plque." is short'y to be opee*
ln the Boulevard Rochechoiart, Mo-**
| Mrs. L. B. Clarke, of N-w York. hM
ljust arrlved ln Parts from Cologne, 3Mt
,1s staylng at the Hotel betAt
| Mr. and Mrs W. L McKenne and Mk?
Evelyn McKenna. of New Yo:k. w IW) ha**
?been spendlng the last few weeks St
Carlabad. have arrlved thls w*.*ek ln Per*
and are stay lnn for a few days st the H*
After a tour of the Swlss r*sort? ani ?
short sojourn ln Monlreux. Mr. and ab*
\ | Thomas F. Balfe, of New York. htra
I ! come on to Paris. and are makinf ? brrtt
, j stay at the Hotel Continental.
(! Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Oreen. of ***?"'
( York, have concluded tbelr sojourn tl
. (Dlnard, and arrlved this week by a"*0*
?moblle at the Hotel de Crlllon.
' | Mrs. E. Fabbrl. of N>w York. who btt (
I been vlsltlnK her son In S.-otland, art-W*
ward travelllng south by automoblle a-*
crosslng the Channel. has thla week ar
rlved In Paris, and Is puttlng up tot ?
few days at the Hotel Lottl.
Earle Alexander. of New York, wl,0*V'
been apendlng the end of Septemh* *
London. haa Juat arrlved In Parl* ?*fl
staylng a few daya at the Hotel CM?*
After a ahort aojourn In Brusee* ?
and Mra. Campbell Locke, of C.**derbu***j
lxmg Island, have come on to P*f*?*T
put up for a few days at the Hotel ?***
nental. .w _
Mr. and Mra. H. W. Comhlll. ot n**
York, comlng by automoblle from r?
are among the lateat arrivals at the Ho-*
de Crlllon, Parla, ^
Mra. Charlea Oakee. of New Toffc tm^
returned from London to the " |
Voulllemont, Parla. j
S. Iaham and Dr. H. C. Kuhr*?l"l
New York, have returned from CWOPJ
to Parla, and are maklng a brlef rw
the Hotel Continental . m
Thla weeke arrlvala at the H**^
Crlllon Include Mr. and Mra. Allen ?-\
of New York, who came from &>**
gutomobll-. . _*?*-?*