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THE TRIBUNE'S FOREIGN NEWS
FRENCH m MAKE!
SIRIDES IN M
With More than Five Hun
"Avions," It Is Going Fi
ward Remarkably Fast,
MANY PUPILS IN SCHO
All Branches of the Service 1
resented, and Special At
vantages Enjoyed by
London, Vpc. 2*..? Tn view of
extraordinary amount of atte
which the French military autho
?re gicine to aviation, an article
ten for "Rlnekvi ood's Masa.ine" by
Farmen, father of Henry and M
Karman, who were among the pit
?viators of Europe, appeals with
?idem hie force, and forms a TBTBI
comparing the progreaa of the seien
Prance with the forward strides ma
the Inited States
Throughout the article Mr Fai
refers to aeroplanes as avions, an
these, it may be assumed, the Fr
?rmy possesses over five hum
which. Mi. Farman tells us. are
trihuted among the twenty or more i
t?ry aviation centres created in vat
part* of the country, and more f
dally around Paris and n the Fas:
Nrrth of France. Each of these cer
naturally poaseaaea a depot of gase
and ell and a workshop for the repai
Officers and men composing
Pre m h aviation corps are recruited f
?II the other branches of the ..-r?
?nd continue to wear the uniform of
re?Ptrtfv? regiments from which 1
??re drawn and to whi< h they may
turn. F.ut while nerving In the a\ia
cots 'he> wear a distinctive badge
tajo) apecial advantages For insta
they are paid on the same scale as
cers and men engaged in active ser'
In the field In the case of a fatal a
den* the widow receive? the same r
?1"n as the widow of a man killed
battle, and the time spent tn the a?
tien corns counts for promotion
?ame as time spent In campaigning
Many Gain Certificates.
At the end of 1912 about two hund
aviators, who. with a few exceptions.
to the active army, had gained
lur-rior military aviation certiflct
Ti"1" others are either professional a
_te-s or men belonging to the reserves,
the territorial forces. At the end of .'
r the French Aero Cluh had issi
'..'.*' aviation pilots' certificates. In tl
totn' aie comprised a considerable nu
ber of cei tificatet gamed by civilian f
ra and foreign officer? and tion-co
missioned officers sent b] their re?pect:
pvernmenta to France to learn to pi
th- avion? purchased by them fr?
Ft'reh aeroplane const: uctors.
T. e number of French military men *
f steering an aeroplane is nev?
tl.e'.ss already fairly laige. and fre
.batches i<f military pupils ar?- constant
heir.e sent to the various aviation schoo
?" middle of November nlnety-nl
volunteer? to serve In the aviation cor
wer,, ?elected. Of th? new recruits ov
Si : e- cent were non-commlesloned office
or privates, the other? being captalr
lieutenants and ?ub-lieutenant?. Tl
?holet rnad? by the permanent Inspect
Indicates a consciousness that the pla
of the officer on a scouting or exploni
avion, except 1n the ease of a mon
seated aeroplane. 1? not In the pilot
??at but In that of the milttery o
DweUlnK en the comparative aafeiy i
mechanical flight. Mr. Farman point* oi
that no serlou? accident occurred elth?
?hiring the army man?uvre?, or durlri
the concentration of the aerial forces ft
the ?ham fighting, or during the return <
the hviona to their respective militar
aviation centres. Without taking int
account the long aerial voyeg*_s made t
r?ach and return rrom the region aelec!
ed for the man?uvre?, the military *>
thorltie? calculate, from the quantity ?
fuel consumed, that during the nine dayi
aham fighting the sixty avion? takir.
part covered at least 44,000 kilometre
?IT _80 milee). Forty-nine of those aere
planee were employed In active aervice 0
the field, and eleven were held In reaervt
"Of th? former." aay? Mr Farmai
"thirty-eight Buffered no sort of dama**
five were completely wrecked wlthou
their pilota and passengers being serious
1) Injured, and the six othera were si
?lightly damaged that they were repair.?
on th? apot with a delay varying betwe.i
on? and three day?. It 1? moat encour
aging to be able to state that notwlth
?tandlng th? Immense augmentation Ir
the length and duration of the flights Ir
IWl th? Increase In the number of a*t I
plane accident? In Prance entailing serl?
ou? Injury or death to pilots and passen
ger? !? proportionately much smaller
than In ML
Number of Pilota Doubled.
The atatlstic? of the first six month?
of lilt ?how the number of military avia?
tion pilot? had Increased to ?-*>-that 1? to
*?y, to more than double tho?e existing
?t th? end of 1011. The .50 aviator? had
between January 1 and June 30. 1912. ac?
cording to Colonel Hlrschauer's calcula?
tion?, covered in the air the extraordin?r?
dlstan-e of H50,0o0 kilometre? (403,?*7
Bailee). The number of fatal accidents
?a? the same as during the laat six
months of 1911. but the distant? flown was
more than double."
hi regard to the us* of the aeroplane
*t an instrument of offence, at by bomb
dropping, Mr. Farman ?aya that aince
the av.atd hf the first year's Michelin
?ero-target prize to Mr. 8cott last August,
numerous inventors have sought to eolve
the probltm of accurate aim In borno
dropping. The reault of their efforts will
be Bee.n during the competition? for the
Mieh'-lln prl7.e of 1?!3 ft may be taken
for ?ranted It will be yet more aatlsfa?
ler than that obtained in 1912. when the
aucressful c?,m>>ctitor for the ?..000 prize
droppe.l twelve OUt of fifteen projectiles,
?a?h weighing 7 kilograms 100 grams
(about i;,i; pound?) on a circular target
having a diameter of 20 metres (66 feet H
Inch??, from an altitude of 200 metres
<6S8 feet). The ? 1,000 prize for the drop
r-'nr of bomb? from the height of 800
njetre? (2,836 feet) was not awarded.
This competition was considered so 1m
?ortant that It wa? controlled by the
'reneh military authorities, who provided
the projectllea, trscisd the target on the
military manoeuvring field at Camp de
fhalens. and constructed tb" necegsary
Shelter for the Aero Ouh and military
controller? They have undertaken to do
th? ?ame In 1918
GERMAN cint-D MAR8HAL DIES.
BeViin, la . I Field Marshal ?"mint
Alfred con H*. llefTcn, formerly Chief of
the General Staff of the German army,
died to-day. Count von Schlleffen waa In
tit eightieth year. Ife was succeeded a?
Chief of General Htaff by Lieutenant
?Oeetral Count von MoHk? In IBM.
LLOYD GEORGE BLAMED
FOR RISE TO AFFLUENCE
"National Review" Questions His Right to
Pose as the Champion of the Poor?His
Real Estate Activities Told Of.
V.R. AND MKS. LLUYU CiE< >KGE.
Briti-h Chancellor of the Exchequer .nul his wife, whose country
-eat-, now building, are causing unfavorable comment.
[By rmu\f to The Tribunal
London, Jan. 4.?"The National Re?
view," one of the chief 1'nionist organs
In England, questions in Its January
ltstie Mr. Lloyd Georgen right to con?
tinue to pose as the champion of the
poor. The writer of ihe article !n ojuee
"There are abundant signs thai Mr.
Lloyd Ceorge ?* Increasing la affluence
and can bow be counted among radical
plutocrats. Ills son las entered the
same Immensely wealth;, and proapsc
(?is firm as ihe ex-Manter of Elihank.
Tin? Chancellor of the Exchequer drives
a luxurious motor car like that affected
by the wicked rich.
"He plays Koif and sacrifices phone?
antn to sport, and goes to bul!? like the
veriest 1? rd. He is building hundes on
such a s? ale that h?- trill ?.turn !?- as
well provided with country seats as
any duke, lie is not '??nient with his
handnome official residence at No. 11
frowning street. One ?lately al?ode has
risen at c'riccleth, that he may take the
?. .. air In this IVtllh village which
his very prtttnot renders Illustrious.
Another pletturt house 1? being ? nm- j
pUted on Walton Heath, ?o that he i
may indulge his procllvltlea for the
royal and tncltnt game The ti ide of
demagogue must Indeed bt profit ible,
"And with til the <? ??- ind all
this, moni')', how dare be fact Iht poor.'
He said at Cardiff in I' 1911,
'We have greater po a thi iggrt
gate than we hav ? at td Thtrt i
is more sever?- ecOBOm I '? ndaVgt I
Thtrt aie million? of men, women tad
children in th.? rtchttt country la Iht
world who through no fault of their
own go through life BOddtB In pOV
? i i v. ? r?-t' hi daeaa aai
Fot Mr. Lloyd <;? ?.i** atlll
continu?e to drat bia $-4,UUU .. ?
to which b) bla owa flgurea he baa to
light, and lattead of spending it in
alleviating thlt poverty, wretcbedaett
and despair. tptBdg li la building
'aeatf for hiauelf, Thui - ? ml Juttl ,
0? d of her pei . hild."
ASTOR MESSAGE PICKED U
Britisn Steward Hooks Allege
iermw] licm the Titanic.
i H> 1 el?-B-:ai/i> to The Triliut.e ,
Oulfport. Mis?.. Jan. 4.?A fragm<?t
of a tie? k chair from the Titanic o
which WPS ?aid to be s< raw led, a]
parently with a knife, tlie last massif
of Colonel John Jacob Astor, WS
picked up by the steward of th
steamer Long?? ar, according to a ?lor
told by the captain of that vessel t
Captain Mallet of the British steame
Florentla, now at this port. Th
Florentia was In communication witj
the Longsear at Montevideo, where th
latter ?raft Sal undergoing repair?.
The steward was trolling with a Uni
off the stern for deep ?ea hah, It Ii
said, when he drew up the fragment o
the deck chair which bore the tiding)
from Colonel Astor. The mesFag?' eras ?
farewell, with love for all, and the las'
Impulse that of faith: "We will meei
In heaven." A reward was mentioned
In the writing for its delivery to hit
The relic evil. forwarded from
Engin n?. . i the steamer arrive?
there, to ths Asmr family in the I'nited
JUDGE TO SUCCEED CALERO
Francisco Carbajal Slated for
Mexico City. Jan 4.-Although ths sn
nouneement has not been made officially,
It appears to he assured lhat Francisco
Carbajal, president of the Supreme
Court, will be named to succeed Manuel
Calero, who recently resinned as Mexi?
can Ambaesndor to the United State?.
An IndsiflnltS leave of al?seme from
court has been granted Judge Carbajal
He represented the I Max ro\ eminent In
the i>eace negotiations at Ju?rez ut the
time of the Hadere revolution.
PHILIPPINE BISHOP NAMED
Horns. Jan. 4-Ths Right Rev. Dr.
Peter Joseph Hurth, Titular Bishop of
MUopotamus. was nominated to-day to be
Bishop of Nueva Segovia. In the Philip?
pine Islands, In succession to the Right
Rev. James J. Carroll, who re?igned In
Novemlxr last to become rector of Ht
Kdward's Roman Catholic < hurch, Phila?
Bishop Hurth was born in i lei many,
but educated at the University of Notre
Dame. Indiana. He was at one time rec?
tor of St. Joseph's College, Cincinnati,
and later of St. Edward's College, Austin,
REBELSTAKE MINING CAMP
Serious Depredations Reported
in Chihuahua and Durango.
[Pre?? The TrltfM? Hir*?u )
Washington, Jim 4 Borlen d?-preiiH.
Mona are being oetnmltted by the Meat?
Can rebels In the stales of Duian.o and .
< i ihuahua, arid the reporta receive by
th<? I'epai Ini? nl o'f Slate tO-dt? Indi at?
the probability of farther outragea
Tbt Amerlc-an COBtUl at Chlhuthtfl re- I
porta that he ha? received tdvicefl from
the manager of the Bt-dctet Developttei t '
Company, an American concern, ownlr?;
property near' Madera. In th? State 'if
Chihuahua, that a lar^e fore? of rebels
weie approaching the company'? pro? -
erty with the Intention of making an
attack. Immediate relief was promised by
the military autho-ltie.? al chihuahua, but
It was feared thai federal troops trOUld
not reach the ??'ene In time to prevent C'??
The consular agent at Parral has re?
potted that a rebel hand of IM m^n
captured the ?amp of the Inde Gol I Min?
ing Company, at Inde, in the Sf.ve of
Imrango, just across the line from the
State of Oiiihuahua, on December 29. The
rebels seized ?everal th<ui?and dollar? and
threatened the live? of the Amerlcnns
The mine has been closed Relief anaj
sent from Farral. but fear I? felt for the
Btftty of four American? who wer* je??
behind to guard the property.
EXPLORER KJLLS^ HIMSELF
Was a Polar Companion of
Amundsen and Nansen.
<'hrlstlanla, Norwuy, Jan. 3. -- Captain
HJalmar .lohansen. a faniou? Arctic ex?
plorer, who had tChltVOd much ?ucee??
In Polar research, Committed suicide here
last night. He was a member Of '"npialn
lln.'ild Aataadtat'l recent Antarctic ex
pidltlou. bot was hfl at the bttt "f sup?
plies ?hen AmUTi'Isen and four compan?
ions pushed their tray to the South Pole.
The fact that he wa? not among the
leading party preyed upon hi? mind and
he brooded over It einee his return to
Captain Johansen was Nanaen's sol?
companion during a fourteen month?'
journey over desert ice on the Greenland
coast after leaving the Arctic steamer
Fram In 1M*V He was the author of
?Nans'n and I at f?6 Degrees. H Mln
After N'anaen's return from Greenland
johantta wa? a membtr of ?everni expe-1
dittotis. including tBOtt headed by the
Prince of Monaco and William X. Hruce
Fridtjof Nansen, speaking" , to-day <>f
Johansin's work, paid him alilgh tribute
characterizing him aa an enterprlalng and
AMERICANS IN LONDON SOCIETY
Review of the Year Just Ended Shows Remarkable List
of. Prominent Hostesses of Transatlantic Birth.
London. D*>c. 28.?In the year
(?losing moit of the American host
in London scored notable triur.
The hip dinner and ball given b\
bite Ambassador and Mrs. Whit
Raid ?m the *?Ve of Goodwood
wai I suitable finish to What, g^no
Speaking, proved a brilliant re;
Particularly Tor th?- American en'
The teat h;ill at Dorchester Rouot
the lost night of tlie SSaSOn. Wl
At nearly every one of the many
entertainments and royal parties ?
during th" summer American hoste
were prominent. The DuchoaS
Rozburghe, Cora Lady strafford, :
John Ward, Lady LtetetvKaye and ?
eral other transatlantic bOStessee
tertalned the King and Queen.
Lady Paget, -is usual, took a f<
most part In the seasons boSpltelH
mie of h??r most SUCCOaafUl gatheri
being for prln?ess Christian, w he
large fancy dress dinner on the ni
of the (me Hundred Ye;irs A*o
was arranged for her royal higbm
Another Interesting party took pi
at her home near Kingston.
New Political Hostess.
The Countess of craven gave sn
bip dinners, one to the Grand Di
Michael and Countess Torby, at Nc
Chesterfield Qsufdona; while this >?
she also made her debut as a pollti
hostess, when she gave a dinner a
reception to the ?Prtjne Minister a
many bailing Liberals, (in this ocr
si?.ii her mother, Mrs. Bradley Mart
had I'-nt her house, and the two, SM
thrown into one by communtcatl
doors on each tending, gars plenty
room for th< sccommodatlon of bu
dredi of guests.
Ths Marchioness of Duffei ? i
tont eirtertalnlng early in the seas
nt her house on Putney Hill, which
furnished with perfeel taste t
Jepaneae room is ? heritable "??rk
Mrs Lewis Harceuii and ti
eas of Qranard i i m pros
host ol ths ? ear.
The most important ball of 0
? given b) an Anglo-Amerlci
hostess eas thai at Hyde Park Hous
Here Lady n> 01 Lsj land bad b<
? ..tii her root on Um oeeaaton of th
ball DO fewer than lift?*? n r.yaltle
?Ererj or? ol to* tai bnportancs In i>?r
don eras there, and the magntfloei
suite of reception rooms preoentod i
brilltenl s stghl ai has been sen I
1. | mat,i-i<m I hlS S?J ??-??i Ti
'beautiful chatetelne is one of the bun
', ultured si i ta? t fui boeteeoes in sc
,.i,.,y. oi d m diem lo i ?? these glfl
rontrlbuted it. no i ? '? free t?? I?
unqualified sut ceas of this fun Hon.
An Indefatigable Chaperon.
?m . i. has beea i??? ta re 1 I fatlgabl
chaperon In lbs ; on than Lad!
Bai i ? more Ids 'guter of the lat? ? U i
n/adawortta of Men fork), nhi
) oa been taktm I I ? i daughter, Mlei
stiiithi'.aii' Thi ? hare 1 sen ahosW
f. ?. ? , ' tii? boy end gin dance*
.,,..1 .. iHng Km ??' sree* Ladj Barry
snore took ??' ei the duties of
at A.iair Place, for although Mrs
v.iaii ?ras In n ?'??? * ihr | :'
.,. hei health did not permit ol
Mti\ und i' #-\?ilion on her i"'rt
Lady nieyb-emors gars several Mg
dinners st her bouse at Prince?! Oat?
and Mis Anthony Dreael, one of th)
most populai And" American host
osees In London, gs ? some very ?mart
ami Interesting dinners In Cavendish
s?; tare Ons of these sraa for Mr. an?i
.\[r;<. Btotsjsbury, and tome ?>f the moai
beautiful women in society, Including
bei own daughter. VtOCOUatOeS Mahl?
st? ne. were present.
Mrs. Kniest Ciinard. too. has given
von:.- nig dinner parties at her li?,iis.-, in
Portman ?Square. Mrs. Amorj Moore
also had a retry lucceaeful season el '
f No. 14 Cnvendlsh Place, where she d
a great deal of quitt entertaining.
Mrs. William Salamon appeared as
new hostess in the social arena th
year. She took for the season Mr
James HtBI. Smith's hou9e, No. .'
Grosvenor Square, and there ?he gat
one of the most delightful cametrtl I
Mr. and Mrs. Duke Entertained.
Mr. and Mrs. Puke have been BBBOB
? the most important American visitor
! to I.finden this season. They have bee
I f.'ted a great d. al and have been lr
! vited to some of the most exclusiv
houttg in Mayfalr. Mrs. Duke Is a vor
handsome woman, and it is exprcte
that she will take a leading part in th
social proirrrimme for the ttt-BOB o
lnin. Mr. and Mrs. Puke have taken
house in Orearven? r Square
Two ver.? youthful mothers of grown
up daughters seen about a good dea
florin"; the aeatoB wert Mrs. ccr\
Blagttan. and Lady Arthur. Mutier
Mrs. Blaghan. brought out her girl
Miss Alice Cbauncey, at the early ag.
of tarfnlttal She presented her B
court, ns weil ta Miss Lavlnla Hing
ham, her pretty stepdaughter, ?hi
EOndt her formal debut the season be
for??. Lady Arthur Butler rhtpornnn
her younger daughter. Miss Rache
Butler, to all the dances since May, BBtl
also presented her at court.
Lady Maxwell and Viscountess Deer
hurst, daughters of Mr. and Mrs
llonynge, both brought o it daughter.?
tilia year. Lady Maxwell has dune a
great d*al at the house Sir John Max?
well look in BatOfl Square. She gave a
royal ball for the coming out of hj/r
young daughter, ami soin.- Inttrttllni
dinners nod luncheont, on.? to the
Khedive, at whl? h ttveral Anglo-Amer??
i. ans w< re preai at,
\iBOO iiite.-e Dttrhurtl had arranged
a ball to take placa ut CUrklgt'a to
i bring out her yoUOg daughter, who is
loal) ttventeen and a goddauighttr of
Prlacett Christian, but owing to the
[sudden and rertoua lllneea of bet son.
- ? ia git > o up ai i. u hour.
One or Two Absentees.
j Thtrt have btea atvtral notable ah
, sentes fi in Anglo-Am. ri',111 BOCiOty
thus year. Lad) Oravlllt Intended com?
ing forward at a bootete at the bonne
Lord Grev ill" t,?,k to Belgravt Bquare,
?iul unfo!tunate|> she was laid Up d ir
ing the Latter part of tht aeaaon and
unable to do anything at all In the
v?u> of entertaining.
Another gbtentte baa been Mrs.
Maidwin Drununond, eho had Intended
l opening tht house In C-Urltoo Botltt
[Ttrrace <uio Kahn has recently bought
' from her, hut was s .ddenly taktB ill
a Ith tppendii 11 >
Mt Leggett, who used to give h
delightful entertainmtnta at her house
la Million suet, was out of England
all m*- aeaaon. She has travelled In1
(luna ami Japan and onlj recently re
t raed. ,-h.. intenda ipendlng a good
d.-ai of her time In futur? with her
da giiter, Mra Montagutj ut BlBchlng
! bi ookt
Mr. und 'Mrs. St*jt?-sbury were brlll
1 laut stars la tiie .-.o. lad llriiiann-nt tins
\..?r. Tht) made tht Caritos H
their headq tai tei i n hea they ?
over from Amei ? i tod were invited
ever) t bei ?? Mayl i goealp had it
that Mr. Btotetbury waa i<> he the n.-vt
An.*! ;<n Ambauattdjor.
Mr-, .ia.- et m Donald was alto
among iht ro tl hoeteatea of tht sea?
son, she gave a dinner at No. ."iT
Cadogan Bquart f"i Prune Louis Per
Bando, Infant of Spain, and forty-five
.-.it down in the larga dining room,
w!ih h was profUttly d>( orated with
rottt. Among those iBVlttd to met
PtinOt Louis were Princess Lotwett
gttln Wtrthtlm. the Duches? of Se
vi;ii?, Pillee Chrittopher Of Greece,
PriOOt Paul IvataK'nrgevlc h. nephew
of the King of Servia, and Prune Co?
FRICK PLANS A $3,000,000 HOME
Structure Will Occupy Site Where Old Lenox Library
5t0O(J_Fire Proof Art Gallery, Sunken Garden
and Pool Noteworthy Features.
Plans for the new home of II?
Clay Prick, which Is to cost $3.t'00.
are now In the hands of contrae
for estimates. They were prepared
Carrere i Hastings. The house
take In the whole block front of Ft
avenue from 70th to 71st street, wh
the old T/enox Libran* stood.
From Information obtained yeHterr
the structure will set about seven
five feet from the street Une. At I
BOIth end will be a wing used aa
art gallerv. It will be fireproof, a
will contain the magnificent art ct
lection Mr. Frlck possesses The gr
lery will extend to the atreet line, ni
will be approximately one and one-hi
In the gallery will be a private offk
entered from a vestibule, which w
f?>rm an entrance from Fifth avenu
From th's vestibule there will run
Oolonnade along the gallery wing leatl
lng t?. the library In th?- house props
BAR TO MEET IN MONTREAL
American Association Recognize:
Courtesy of Dominion Lawyers.
The executive committee of the Amert
can Bar Association. Including member),
from all parts of the L'nlle?! States, at a
meeting hold her?- yesterday srlectcd
Montreal as the atece for tin? neat saneal
nu ? ttag of the association. Til
tl??n. It was explain?-?!, was mads In rec?
ognition of the repeated courtesies ex?
tended to the association hy the bar of
The Invitation to meet in Montreal was
extended by J. L. Arehambault, Corpora
Uon Counsel of MontreaJ and b?tonnier
Another private room will be at the
rear of the gallery.
The principal entrance to the bOUSS
proper srUI be on the Fifth avenue side,
OfM ?>f 'he features of the house will
be a lnrg?> living hall. Mali f? et, In
the oentrs of the building, with a
library, 43x26 feet, and a drawing
room, 32x:'o feet at either aide.
The living hall will extend through
the house, and open upon an Inner gar?
den at the rear of the dwelling. On
either Bide of the hall there will he a
spocteUS corridor connecting the library
and druwing rooms. The dining room
will be at the southwest corner of the
building; overlooking a large fountain
and sunken garden. Adjacent to this
will he a grand staircase opening on
th? rear garden.
A carriage entrance la provided on
the 7fith street aide.
In the large apace on Filth avenue,
enclosod by the balustrade, the art gal?
lery and the house, will be a sunken
gnrden, the central feature of which
will be a pool sixty feet In length and
fifteen feet In width. The pool will
Occupy htnd worth 114,000. Al the
southerly end Of this pool will be a
of the Montreal bar. who attended th?:
meeting for the purpose.
"This meeting, which will he held Sep
temper 2 to 4, 1913." the executive com?
mittee's announ??ment said, "will un?
doubtedly tend to cement more firmly the
already warm retetiOM between the mem
ben of th?* bar Of the two countries, and
will bs a flttlni; forerunner of the cele?
bration In February. 191l. of the centenary
of p-eace between th*- tw.i great English
spooking nations of ths world "
ZERO WEATHER DUE HERE.
Zero weather over almost the entire
country Is predicted by a special Tfosthsr
entrena bulletin Issued yesterday. The
cold wa\e Is coming from the West, and
last nl?ht a sharp drop In temperature
was reported from Seattle "
Announcement of Public Sales
?a January by the
Ilud?an? At.?ne ?t Font-??h Street. New York
Americana from the
E. A. Housman Collection. Part II
Books. Broadsid?, Coin?,. Phy
bills scarce Indian items, books
relating to the Involution, many
rare pamphlets of local history,
Rbons ?Kentucky, Beverley's Vir?
ginia. Chauncy's View of the Epis?
copacy, Colden's Five Nations,
New York views, and first edition^
of American authors. To be Sold
Monday afternoon, January 6th.
The Library of
George S. Payson
of ChkafO, embracing many ture
and line books. Works by V-Vilham
l.onng Andrews, Books about
Books, Caxton and Grolier Club
Publications Orst editions of Emer
son, Hawthorne, Holmes, Lowei!.
Poo. and Whittier. Original m.inii-l
cripts of Irving, kolmscott Press!
Publications. A remarkable Col
lection of Bindings, and a Fourth |
Folio Shakespeare. To be Sold
Tuesday afternoon and evening and
Wednesday afternoon, January 7th
Part o? the Library
o? the Uta
Edwin Babcock Holden
of New York and Bibliophile
Put I ations from the Library of
the late James Howard Hanson of
Amsterdam. The Sale includes
an unusual number of French illus?
trated books of the [Eighteenth and
Nineteenth Centurias, some fine
Illuminated Manuscripts. rare
works by Beranger. Davenant,
Dickens, Longis. and others, many
examples of line binding, and a
Collection of two hundred portraits
of per*K>na.jes famous in Frene11
history. To be Sold Thursday and
Friday afternoons, Jan ?ary 9th
' The Art Collection of
John Howard Tavlor
of Brightwaters, Bayshorg, L I..
Paintingi, Prints. Water Colors.
Bron^ei Marbles. Chine?* ar.d
Japaner Porcelains, Ivories. Min?
iatures. E'?broideries. Silver. Orien?
tal Rugs, Lacqiers.C.ir,os,Watches,
1 Jo ks, Lamps. Artistic Furniture.
Cul Glass, Oriental Wood and Ivory
< laWirufc and other Objects of Art
for d?ily u* and the adornment of
the modern home. The Collection is
a1 gnat interest and variety. Now
on free Public Exhibition. To be
Sold on Monday. Tuesday, and
Wednesday afternoons and Wed?
nesday evening, January uth, 14th
Autograph Collodions of
Prof. T. do Vriei and
Cummins C Helmick
The former of the Uniwerslty
of Chicago and the latter
of Washington, with historical
documents and literary manu?
scripts of the higiiest inter?
est. Aitograph- of Charles V.
Francis I, Charles IX, Henry IV.
Catherine de Medicis, Frederick the
Creat. Louis XVI, Napoleon, the
Founders of Dutch Independence
and their adversaries, the Marshals
of France. Washington. Lincoln,
the Presidents and Chief Justices
of the United Stated, and Luther's
German Psalter, 1541, with a page
autograph inscription by Martin
Luther and Philip Melancthon.
Collection-, of extraordinary inter?
est and importance. To be Sold
Monday afternoon, January 30th.
Oriental Art Collections of
J. B. Kerfoot. Robert N. Balten,
and Miss C B. Besb
of New York City. Blue snd
white Mortocrorne,and Decorated
Porcelains; Snuff Bottles, jade.
Cloisonne. Crystal. Netsukes. Lac?
quer. Inros, Bronzes, Ivories, and
Safsuma. The Japanese Color
Prints include Hashira Kake, Kake?
mono on silk and paper. Prints by
Hokusai, Yenohi, Utamaro. Har
unobu. Hiroshige. Yeishi, Koriusai,
and other Artists, with examples
of diptych, trptych. and penteb
prints. On free public Exhibition
from Saturday. January 11th. To
be Sold Thursday afternoon and
evening and Friday afternoon.
January 23d and 24th.
The Art Collection
sf the lata
Colonel Henry T. Chapman
Of Brooklyn, formed during nearly
half a century in this country and
Europe by a discriminating con?
noisseur whose cultivated taste and
ample means restricted his acquisi?
tions to Art Objecb of high artistic
quality. An important part of the
Collection was long on exhibition in
the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and
Sciences of which CoiOnel Chapman
was a trustee and a benefactor.
Among the 2i2 paintings are line
examples of the best work of
The Library of
John Howard Taylor
tiori of rare
An unusual Collec
g nine printed by William
Bradford, one being the Law, of
1710. Fir>t editions of A n^worth.
Bra. kenndge. Brad-?treet, Brown?
ing, Pi.fieid. l)ef?>e. Goldsmith,
Keith, Lamb, Lever. Pope. Origi
?fl .v r.pt< and autograph let?
ters of Campbell. ?Lark !e, Eliot,
Fiske (thirty-eight in all), Payne,
Ruskin, and snelley. Riverside
Press editions of leading Arencan
authors. Library sfis of English
sutl Manv examples of re
rnarkabie bindings by the great
n ir ten To be .-?old Thursday and
Friday af??"moons, and evenings,
Ian tai. 16th and 17th.
Corot. Decamps. Rousseau, Cour?
bet, Diaz.Van Coyen, Berckhevde,
Van Zyl. Troost, \ an Dyke, Rey?
nolds. Lawrence. Hogarth, Crome.
Barker, Gainsborough, Morland.
DgVstS, Trovon, Millet, .Delacroix.
Monticelli. Turner. Romney, \er
onese. Salvator Rosa. Guardi, Wig
gins, Mauve, and Wyatt Eaton
A Madonna and Child Is ascribed
by Berenson and other critics to
Sebastiano del Piombo.
Many of the Porcelains wre ex
pertizrd by the Hon. Chester
boote, ! ? lOlcomb twenty-five years ago.
and the solid color pieces are of
extraordinary raritv and the high?
est importance. The Bronzes En
elude Chinese, early Japanese, and
European examples of great beaut\
and the highest artistic quality.
The Collection will be on exhib
tion from January 18th. The Sai",
which will be one of the most im?
portant events of the season, will
be held on the afternoons and
evenings o* Monday, Tuf^day and
Wednesday, Jv.u.iry 27th. 28th.
and 2<nh. The catalogue of 200
pages with 37 illustrations will be
nailed to any address for One
Sales in February and March
Tb? extraordinary Collection of William J. I.itta of Philadelphia, re
IstlBf te Napoleon and the French Revolution, embracing bronze?, medaU,
prints, and water color paintings by famou. artist?, t
The Ar- Collection of Mr? Margaret lohnson lohnt of New York, em
bra?C?S| old Sheffield plate, carved English and Empire furniture, English
. bias, broaaga jetrclrjr and precious ?tone?.
The Orieatsl Collecti n of Mis? drac Fdith Barn-?, secretary of the
late I 'in La Fsrge, in luding porcelain*, bronzes, pewter, blue ih:na, em
broideriss, and extraordinary Iscquers,
The Seooad Fart of the Art Collection of lohn L. Grave? of Boston,
e i bracing European painting? and Chine?e pcrtelain?.
Paintina?, Ironies, and marble? collected by the late Willrarn II.
Metcalf of Milwaukee, now from the Collection f l.:s daughter, Mm. M. B.
Carey of New York City.
The Art Collection of Mis? C. A. Skinner of New York City/including
marble?, bronze?, china and painting?.
Part of the Print ColectJOS of a well-known New York cr>nnoi?seur,
including examples of old and modern masters and a few water color draw?
ing? by Tiioma? Rowlandson.
The Art Collection of Dr. Charle? B. Kelsey of New York City, in?
cluding paintings bv* modern American artist?.
Ann? and armor collected in China during the Boxer Rebellion by
Edward Runge of Flushing, N. Y.
The Library of N. C. Reynal of White Plain?, relating to the American
Revolution and embracing many great rarities.
The Library of Mr?. L. D. Alexander of New Caaaan, Conn., notable
for the variety, rarity and condition of the volume?.
The Library of William J. Latta of Philadelphia, which containsan ex?
traordinary collection of autograph? relating to Napoleon and the,French
Part? IV. and V. of the Library and Autograph Collection of '^ Ben ?on
J. Leasing rich in historical material.
Part II. of the Library of a Merchant of Old New York, including
Book?, Autograph? and Print?.
The Library of the late John A. Paine of Tarrytown, N. Y., which
contain? some great raritiet and many tvientinc books.
The Library of the late Dartd Thom?on of New York Gty, contsiriing
sporting books and print?.
The Library of the late Douglas Taylor, a veteran Mew York collector.
The Library of the late Dr. Robert Fletcher of Washington.
Part III. of the Indian Collection formed by Wilbcrforct Eame?, with
many great rarities.
Other Important Announcements later.
Exhibitions Mornings and Afternoons.
Sales are held at 2:J0 and 8:15 o'clock.
Catalogues mailed free on application.
Dates are ?filling up rapidly and owners ?and executors
desiring sales should make early ajrangernents. Unequalled
facilities for the exhibition and sale of iniportant Art and
Literary collections. Correspondence invited.
The Anderson Galleries
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