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FOREIGN N EWS
SOCIAL GAYETY MARRED
BY ROYAL MOURNING
Dublin Season Upset for Fourth
Successive Year ? Lady
Pagct's Ball Postponed.
LONDONERS GO TO ROME
Captain John Astor of the Life
? Guards to Go to Delhi as
I Member of the
?London, Man h '-- The death of
King ? ??corfe of Ore? ?ugh no1 In
lerf? i h.c to v . on Ideruble extent
?with the ?London season proper, which
not ? otnmence mi the ci ?1 of April.
v. ill i - !?? .ill the leadlnf ?Tune?
urrang? ?I for Easter a eck and
x Tits ?Dublin aeason ?.?. ill
i he (real 81 ?Patrick'a
o m? h a ?s i?, be i ? Id oi March 28,
haa '?"??il postponed; not can Lord
111 Is a! I ?ilblill
during Hi?- i'?'ri?iii ?if mourning,
though r? may take
The full dr< i n angi ?i
for April _ by General Sir Arthur and
Lad: Pagel at ?the Royal Hospital,
Dublin, hue also been postponed.
it \t n remarkable fact thi t the Dub?
lin soasen for fbur succeaslTe yeta
bren opoel tn ? ilmllar way. into)
yeta* ?Um death of the Duke of Fife o i
the- cause, the year before the mourn?
lug for King Edward did r.i_?t come to
aii ?and until the Dublin sea
over, an?l tin? yen- ?before th.it ?Lord and
Lady Aberdeen were in mourning
?swing to a family ?be*"ea*/?**ment.
Official Mourninq O'der.
The otHclal order Issued by the L
?Chamberlain says: "The King com
mands that ihe courl wear mourning
four weeks for the late bins of the
Hellenes, uncle of his majesty and
brother et Queen Alexandra via,, ladies
to v- ear black dresses, rlth wl
?io\ts And black or white ?shoes,
?einher?, and fans, and with |
monda or plain gol?! or siher orna?
ments, gentlemen t?. wear ?Trepe I
? ?n the left arm In uniform or courl ,
The courl arlll change to half
aournlng on Wednesday, April i', via,
ladites to w?aar Mack dresses, with
? ol?>rcd ribbons, tlowers, f??athers ??n?!
ornaments, or gray or white dn
'.-v i t 11 Mack ribbons, flowers, feathen
an?i ornamenta Gentlemen to con?
tinue the same mourning, and on
Wednesday, April 16, the ?court to p?.
out ?if mourning."
Societ) ii ?i' ' !?'? dli am olnted I at
11 ? King is unable to tarry out his in
???ntioii of attending the'great (?rand
National Bteepleeh?ae meeting at
Liverpool His racehorse!*? will not run
sgain until Ma]
Th< Rom? season la tXot ?greatly af?
???I, though the mourning there will
as long as in England Lad]
Itodd haa ?postponed tho great fancy
innoui oed and the
?embassy, hum and flow? bails ?have
'."-?n deterred Until the on.] of April
Jewveis Sent for in Vain.
Thi it? ? folng th.- roundi of so
Cit-iy In connection With the rehearsal??
for one <?f ?the ?embaasy ba la The day
before the rehearsal Princess Radsl?
will, who was to take a leading part,
?showed some friends tho magnificent
collection <?f jewels which ?she had had
specially sent to Home to wear at the
ball. She was replacing them In the
aafe, when inadvertently ehe dropped
the key inside and closed the door. No
lo? ksmith could be found in ?time ?"
open the safe, and. much to her annoy?
anee, she aras unable to wear any of
the Jew? Is at the ichoarsa . Lady ?Ar?
thur? ?Pagot, who Intends?*] ?to return to
her house in Belgrave Square after the
Dublin season, may now d?fi r her de?
parture from Tiublln for a few weeks.
She hail only ?recently gone to Ireland
from the s<n;th of Prance, where ahe
had been with Mrs. VY. B. Leeds, who
has been in London a few days this
The ne\i ? o ?it to be held in Bucking?
hum Tala a is fixed fur May 5, which
?a. of course, boom time after the court
is out of mourning?
?King George thla week haa g;\?i. hla
official consent to the marna?;?' of
Trlnce Kniest, who was born n prince
of Great Britain and Ireland (?????rig the
senior descendant of Qoorge III In the
direct male line), with the Kaiser's only
?daughter, Princesa Louise.
Another Interesting event in ?.ou?t life
has been the departure from Bucking?
ham ?Palace ?af Lord Knollya <?n relin?
quishing ?the poft of ?private Boeretary
?o the Kin:;, who Issued a court circular
saying he ?could nol allow the retire
meal of ?Lord Knollya to take effect
without placing <?n record his deep
Utude for ' o faithful and devoted
ssrvlcea ?rendered by Lord ?Knollya to
King Edward and to himself during i
p? riod of '. than flfty yeara
Noble Bachelor Changes Mind.
Qreal ? irprls? was r..?t.<i in aociet)
wool ' announ?oemenl of the
engagement of Lord Hempbill and tin
Hon. May Hamilton, second daughter
of the late Lord H? lhaven ?and Btenton.
?Lord H em ph 111 who la Jusl sixty :?>.ir;
has i??ii? ?been regarded as s con
llrmed ?bachelor. The r>ride-elec1 is
tw?snt ? ala >eara his Junior.
Ho far as London soda ?gayetlea an
?.oncerned, the week haa been noi
.?i consequenc?! of It ?being n??i\ Weak.
Then 1v?m be* n ? general < sodus from
London lh_ week A large number ?oi
promlnenl ?people have gone i?, Rctni
to take pari m the Holy Week ?eere?
monlea which sr? rarried oui there
with much pomp and ?solemnity. Th?i
Duchan ??f Manchester, who ha? n
covered from her recent attach of m
flu'nza, has gone vrlth the ?ink?- to
apend I <ai t. r m ?Room ?
Mrs. LOU?I Hai'viii ?fgy? the la t i?!
her .Mar> h ".?! hnin? s" at No 11 ISerk
?rley Square ?>n Tuesday, ?When her
MRS. Cl CIL BINGHAM.
I, bc "?'? o? the mosl prominenl figures ?n the forthcoming 1 -? ??? -
,]. .n - iciet) sea? >n.
larRf reception rooms were quite fiiieti
Mrs. Harcourt, wearing a dresi of pal
blue >-atin charm? use, \, lied ?.?. Itll crean
embroidered net and edg-ed with skunk
? ?1 her guesta In the large draa
?ne room. Among thos? present ww
Mrs, Asqulth, Misa Violet Asqulth
?Lady Harcourt. Lady Halsbury. Mn
McKenna, Lad) Emmott, the Hon
Dorothy Emmott, Lord
?Lady Rosi lr Philip Bum?
.b?vs. E i r Pos ell f'? ixton, ?Bart. SI
Alfr?ed and ?Lad Mond, Lord ai
PhTie, Mi ? Robert llarcoui I
Btrachle, Bir Rl hard and ?Lad Hoi
omon, the Hon. Ml* Francia M ?Laren
William Gill? tt. Sil ?H ?ert ai d L d
Hobart, Mr and Mrs. Bt. Lot B1
Lady Mexand? ?Squire 1
Mrs. Walter Runciman, Ml Itu ?
!:? . vi Lad) Bornes.
Astor a Fine Horseman.
? 'aplani Jol ? ?\stor, aon of W aldor
A: tor, who has been appointed to I.'Ti
Hardi?, I S In India
going I??? ?si f ?' a In the 1st L f?
Guards, where he has shown Imsell .
| : and a line horseman. W ai
<i??rf Astor, i i'.? v. ?; enter?
talning a good deal al his *
Qmunden, Lord Cran borne and th*
Marquess of Salisbury bi li k umong hit
? r<? ?iii guesta
The l iu? ' eaa of Mai ii?"i" gl
? ? ? ? I Influt nsa \ Ictim, I :- ;? ? i n< d
from Croa hurst Plac? Lint Held, t?
Bunderland H? ?.
Mr. and Mi.-. i\ n Walker and theli
daughter, Countess Matuscka, sreatop?
ping at Claridge'a Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. .i. Rldgel: Carter this
week returned to No. 16 I'arl. !.. i.?
from Cairo, wher? the; have been holl
day making with .1 Plerponl Morgan.
Tin-ir house in Great Cumberland
Pia e ii ui - ext< i.: ?v ? r?nova?
? Ibai l?**a Campbell, It arrived In ?Lon?
don thli week on ins way i<< Bucharesl
tO take i v !,i dUtl? IS SO? rctaiy of th?
American ?Legation and consulate gen?
i". Grant Smith, aecretai
American Em basai In Vienna, i? ?beer
spending a few daya with th< Aral aec?
i? tai;. in London.
?EDEN ON A LONDON ROOF
'Piccadilly Chosen for a Back to
i.nri'ifii.. March i k tot year ago the
satura faker ?wai one ?if tt:? accepted In?
?titutlona in the envlrona ?if New 1'orh
?v.! i here wer? everal "be? h :?? ?aal ui ?
farm.-? ??stablished there, notably one In
. .!. : iey, w:.? I? tli? ?.n ? ? . ?I,.
? and 'imp!? garn enti ol the Garden
of Eden before the ?serpent Introduced the
nal It ol appl? ? .nine
?so well populated thai 11 -
? ibl? pla? ? in the
i London auburbi for modern reproduction
nf t!;- < radie of the rave, ami Hi? ?? -l..|. a
tun club ?la aboul to !?? ? ?tablit h?sd in
tti? neighborhood of Piccadilly, where the
? ?H to nature' devotees who ?an p??s
ii? pi v. can iv?v ?? tie ir aun
on a rool ; rot? ctt?l by trellis \v orb
There an nearly a hundred ol th? devoted
. ?.? ? v?.'v. . hchlng fin ?i
with a fiat root in in?
? ? i ? t? i roi In ?
..i'ii? ? ? tlona tor m? n ami
M ??m? n ?a Hi?- ? loncll rg? In lin? i!? v rip
? at all ibl? >?? i ? v? g natui ?? club
ii?. -tat? in? ni i in.??!? thai ti?? i?"t room -
for m? a and women \>iii i>? ?separated.
??ne ..f t. ? ?. (anisen ??f th? Institution
"'r?a- ..ri .a restini will b practised In
two ..i ti?, lop ??f tie club
houa? "iv foi worn? i i "?! th" oth? ;??
men Larg? \> in?!???*, to be speciall) con
sfr?i? t? ?I ?"-.?I ?Admit all .?vailal'i" light ami
air, and i??' i ??"ii't in In t It? a i ? at roomi
u.?r?- will !? ver* ?? >w ?divans ral ??l onlj
a I? w in? ,!. - !r.-iii Hi.? (round, Man.
members may. indeed prefei to lie prone
.?a ir? floor it-? if. which t* an excellent
way of r? ? tin?.' tiic entire bod]
'i h? cutsln? h i?, i ? ?ai i? i?n ai? ?i Itnei
but tii" non?flesh diet? w in.ii will Includ
?in. ii ? ?1 fOOd.' ' i" i ? ??I .i |. i. ? ?
t;. i?. I.? ? t?ir. ? a-Kl dl bat? ??'. all SUfe
j.etH i "im? ? i? ?i with ii? iitii and i?????! n
f?.rin are t<, ?be Included m the ?I'll? i?r??
NEEDLE "LORES SOCIE1
Queen Mary's Knitting Sets tl
Fashion for London.
MEN TAKE UP EMBROIDER
Make Their Own Waistcoa
?md Women Will Embellish
i- . . .
Ixmdon, March 22 In tl
?un aused I th? ?post ponement
fun lion , man) prominent ?
? i??1 ? x\ ..tuf n a ill doubttasi iv
the new ??!.?/.? foi ; ' ' diework. Tl
fashion u sa h? i b ?.? ur n Ha
lent leen - ??? hen lakh
pi it ate morning ?pi
fashion man ? I ? ??? m?
hat t k< no ?back to the sr! of en
hroldery for ?recreation. Groupa of bu
?? at? embroider] gi ? not ui
? ommon di ring rountr ho
The latest d ? ? ? t among
women of th.ibroid? rj ?art. accord In
to tie ? ?? ' ? ? of 1 ? Royal 8
Ai - Needleworlt, which I
i v : Chi - n, is to ha i
mer art ?mm - ? mbr? ld< n d by theii ? ??
hands M.\ ei. m< n, too, ai ?
to n? edlework, theli phi r?
making their own wa I ??? . Th< 191
man, to ??? up !<> date, must have
? air. an wall l? ??at embi older? ?I b? bin
self m cro ? Mt'h tyii Th?ose nol a
i? ady Initi?t? ?I In th< -?t t of th? n? ? dl
.n.- being Instructed a< needlewoi
parti? - In ?-? le? i di an lug i ?oon i
.Mai?:. u?n known ?society women ai
having their old-fashioned chaira an
quaintly ahaped lounges of bygone day
recov? red n tlx oi Iglnal ?it ? le ?a it
\.,,, ii ea and Floi? ntine embrolderie
worked bj th? n on a handi. Th
needlework erase Is having su? h a hol
i.n m lei al tha moment thai a api
cial series of .?t homes lias been ai
ranged t<? take place n April al th
famoui gallerii i i I the Roj.?i s in??
i ol Art S< ?sdlework, v h?i*re the Q i? ? i
j and the Princesa Ha i i?penl act era
? hour lasl week Inap? ? : Ing I In tsorl
j exhibited. In Ma) there is i?. be a hud
i ni"! ?sale, the Princess Christian hersel
Iacting as chief aalcswoman, accom
I panied by, amona others, the Duches
lof ??omerset, the Marchioness ol Win
. he? i? r, ? 'ountesi i Irosi ?nor, Bdli ?
i Lad) Plaj fall. Lad) Herriea and Lad;
'WRECK ENDS LONG VOYAGE
Crew of 2 5 Saved from Bark
Lost in North Sea Gale.
Urimab] England, March 21 Tti?
I French bark Marie, from ?San Pranciaci
' for Hull, m? i v. Ith ?" ?ti action ..t the ?and
' ?.r her long \n.'..?v;? ?to-day. Hei captain
land crew <>i twenty*foui men were hero
i i.-;.n> i? ? a? ?i by i!?? l).mI? r \m? ?.
The Marie waul sshor? lasl night "ti
i?orough miihN m tin- North ?Sea,dui
ln| .? Mlaaard, and wai being pounded le
pieces bj the asea T?ha ?crea waa In ?
? d?esperate plight, and had _ 11 ? i ? >.?-1 i?.st tiope
when Hi? Am? i i?"\? m i^lit. launched
tier lifeboat and look ofl tii<- ? rew.
The captain and mate of the Marie ?<?
; t-. !. a\ .- th--it ship Until ? ?>. ?-I > ma?.
nf the iv s i ad i?<-< n sa\.-?i and tak? n on
?board the Ktnet The Amef*i lifeboat ?as
I t?K? much battered b) the wsvea to return
.t.. tii. Maria ??-?? the tmwler stood '?'? all
through th? night
\i daylight ii?..? morning th" steward
..i ni. French iiaiU. who liad been ?brought
?with his eomradei oi.aid the Amei
i)i\?-.| Hit?? tli?' s??.? With a lifeline an<l
^?.?iii i?. the wrsca from whi?eh !?>? ?and
n . captain and mat? \? ? re ultlmat? i
dragged through the aea i?? Mi? rescuing
v. . ? !
Th'?.''' aere landed her. somi i?? >u? :, later,
li.ivim; ?iiffi'i-i??! gr? atl? fioni theli perilou
<? \|i< i lenca
PROBLEM ?F 1PEEB
British Hereditary Legislators
Doomed to Extinction.
TORY PAPER ADMITS IT
Institution Collapsed Because
Its Soul Had Fled ?Masses
Blinded to Its Function.
I? . 'able i?-' I '"? . mi..jii?\ I
laondon, March -!J. Writlm m "The
i ' Neu i .ni.i l.?;?ii? r ' i lu- ?? eck ?m
Hi?- Kin-Hi??.m bunten of lh? ?.?.t.
Harold Spend? i ?aid: 'The fa? I la lhe
governments of Europe I ? ??-*-??- overdon?
ii. and m ;?ii p.iris of ?Surop? il?'i? la
d? ? p n m ntmenl among th< c opl? -
against i ?> ? ? - heav] burdena which ihcli
I'll? is ??i-.- pla? ni?; iii'"t? tii'in n la
clear thai if governments of th? old or?
der ,ii?- going I?? inrik. ih.-ir in!' . .? ' I
i??i).?ai\': then K?;i.?|-i.. overburdened and
distraught, ma) yet ueeh ??t any coal or I
rtak r??r some alternative method of
Of course, there la nothing new r>r
iinu ? ual in thla I hough! What mak? i
it espe? laii? attract h/e al tin. i Inn I
iii.it it followa ao ' i" ' i- "H TV? tui'-i I
\ i iith'a statement m tin? House of
Commona thai the r? forra of the House
of ?Laorda \?'?u!?i .-..in?- before tin? end of
the it? m ni ParlUm. nt, and th< ? -
planai Ion by Mr. ?\squlth'a Cabine) col
leag ie, I It i b? rt r. Samuel, thai "two
characterlatica of ?the it??i????.?i?-- to i?
llir?.|o uill bot thei T ho ii. \\ ?-? ' .?ii'l
chamber contain ??.itim? it. no vestige
of hereditary principle! ?and thai undei
no lircumstan? ci will the reto I ? re?
Following tin: i .irn** an editorial In
thai iii"?-i 'i"i. of hangliahpapers, "Thi
Pall Mall * las? it?," ?? hlch, under ?the
title "X< me?is," ?-.ml :
"The obsolete cora position of the
| House of i.-i I i ? ? i? ?? ratal ob?
stad? to ? !' ;?i thin!.ihr. Tl.? Im \ ItablS
jprejudici sgainsl thai aurvlval ha ;
, blinded the masses to the ?real ?fun? tlon ?
of an upper house ?? a security for?
: their os n i Ighl :. It th< re la t.. be ??m- ?
ir. ? .?? ibl governmenl in which every
I thinking i nlonist ?rill find unbounded
? ?.?. ill i.? ???. hen it proc? ? d
to awe? p awaj thi real ?<' of ???
?ditai rharober. I lalf ;? ?l"/?*i?
. . 11.? i.? were (? a sd I
? ii m w in?. ?slid Im igln? lh? ????
i ? '?ni tolei r?n' bul gr ?t? ful f??r
such ;? pro net * I '-?itI? In old Instil i
hard ??.Uli (englishmen, snd
srei i. ? gl d for thinking
thai tli" In- f ' ?? '? lained
d ??!? meni - "?' statesmai I
? '? ci sti gl onl Inuil t i-?
polit leal i leva ? en for ? enl
t., ? ..i... It s ' -I thai it would
i ? .. r ? i g? the qualttiei of high
?prim lpl<. com ???.'? ?" 'i
ghl ;??! a hi? !i there un*. I? .??.? i oom
snd : ' .?fir snd Iumble of
t ? . r ? ? ? ? Dg,
"Tl ? ? ? ???' ' ?? Pai amei * ?? |
on to s toma w e
Hliiinlv f r< ?in :? ti.. ' ? zinc thi i I?
whir h paralyzed lh? moral sense ??f the
rity In tl of I final
11 . - ? nough i ? l.ii"U : bat Ii'-r- dl?
tary peei | I
Stil lion ? ?liai eu, ht um t ? loul had
, <,'it of It, I it I "I M I"'!?*' r i
" .? ". Ol rri' Ii v. ] . ? OUld follow
[??nm letton f? arl? m of com * quen? ? ? i
? ??. gh th< irr? si things of nation
? t th< petty thlnga of
privilege. The peera lost their soul I
lh? Ir fa? '.?. ?and in the end, sa w<
i,..? ?-... th< r fa ? i an to follow their
? i ?-.. one "f the i,i? it < tato
..t the o ? 'm ' "m? - to mi end sa ;? dit -
Un? : potitli ? ?? fu? lor.
\ii organ which ii;?^ losl the power
of agrvlng the body ?had ?better be re
moved, and everything thai ace? lerate i
l Mr. Asquith's surgery * inlckenii
: return to i? ?l on tltutlonal stability "
HOTELS STEAD MEMORIALS
1 Homes for Women Workers to
Perpetuate His Ideals.
i..?'it, Mar? ii IS. it hsa t.. es ?i.. Id? ?i
by r? kkhii? ??i Mends ?snd sdmlr-*ra ?.r
\\ T. St? .??i i"-i ?'ii tl.?- Titanic, t?, p. r
?,'. tuste in- work by 11.??.?tlon ol homea
i?.i women woi ?*< i ;" be called the
Mi si?...i wsa Interested in every ?ff'.ri
? in >uppl) i? Is? i? of hotela for worn? n snd
j girl through the ?country? snd 11:. ??i?; i> the
I proposition ??? fai t? ;? ? ?been mooted only
?.i privste meeting? It ha n eived imm??
diat? support Queen Alessndrs respond*
? ?i with n ?v;i 11 <?r y '?"?.
.\ti appeal signed bj ?Sari Grey, r*hair?
j man ol the Inaugural me?? ting <>i th<
' Bt< ?i'i Int? ? iir??i?.ri.ii M?**moiisl l-'uinl.
I John Brocklehurst, ehslrmsn ol ??ominli
i.? Bourchlei ?! tfswkstoy, hon?jrary
tres urer; m???h Josephine Marshall, bon
orsry ?scretary. snd the memben of the
?'?iiiii'ii, ststes that th?*y m?- deetroua of
i " ing .i fund i" i" r iippii? d In gran) i
<>i on loan un n?? larg? town aball b?
m Ithoul ?i I? i'-' one : H'-h * ? ? -1 ? ; The Brsi
i being srrsnged for Is Laondon, bul
i eventually the pian ????y t" extended ?jo
? thai hot? i a III i>? t"nii In man) c-oun?
ASSASSIN SLEW WRONG MAN
Chinese General Dies from
I Bullets Intended" for Another.
shanghai March ? General sung, .?.
I former L'hln? ? Minister ..t l**du?*atloii,
Idled to-da] from wounda he teeelxed on
Mar? n 10, wh? n .m attempt *????' i made i"
.i .. t' him mi the i mi? os i ?tstlon,
in.-? before bis death General S'in? n
? ? Ived .? k n. i telling him that he had
i.. .n : ?...i by mil in'" ni'i that the In?
tended victim ??.?r. Gen? r;?i lluang?8ing.
the commander in chief <?! Southern i'n
Kien, who also wsa si the station ???' ?lite
lime, 'i'i?? writer *???t?? ?i thai General
B .iik would "have perpetual rest
? NEW PRESIDENT OF HONDURAS.
Tegucigalpa. March 8.? The newa nt
Hi? ?I?.,th ..i G?m**ral ?Manuel ?Bonlii*.
i' idem "i Honduras, y?ssterday morn?
i.. -, ,ii..i 11.? tram fer ??f the i ????? utlve
?powers '" i'i? \'i?-? -I'r? -i?;?iii. Dr ftan
? i oo Bertrand have been received artth
perteci equanimity throughoul tb? i-> pub
TOWN HOUSES CHANGE HANDS
Otto Kahn Sells House Recently Acquired from Mrs.
Maldwin Drummond to James Horlick?Baroness
von Andre Buys No. 143 Piccadilly.
iv ' obla te The Tribune. !
l?"Tnl"n. March L'_ There have brei
? '? ai changea recentl* In ownerahll
In i.niKir.ii houses. Mrs. Maldwii
Drummond's ?house, No. 2 Carltot
ii.?use Terrace, nrhich >%-a- aold las!
rail t?i i m,i Kahn, has iiren ?-..iii again
to Jama Horlick, the malted mill
man. Mrs Drummond apenl ?$TjOO,?00C
m decorating Hie h??ii?-e when she
?bought it, bul Mr. Horlick la having
ii? r work torn out and the house r??
d? -ni?t.?! according i" his own idoas
at a cos? .if another hair million dot?
bus. Mrs Drammond, who does ?not
im? ivi i?, live in ?London sny more, Is
ti\inK up Cadtand, the ?Drummond fam?
II) imme overlooking ?Southampton
Mlaa Faith Moore, aister of Mrs.
Arthur Lee, ha- decided to give up her
Ne* York resMenc? ami make a per?
manenl home in London. Bhe has
?bought No. 17 ?Berkeley Square, and Ii
spending flTSjOOO in furnishing ?and r??
(le?'?iration. Miss Moore Ifl Hiring ?with
. her ?sister at No. 1<> Chester-Old Btreot
Ma' fair, while her own house is heinj
prepared for her. She expects to en
tertaln largely this season.
Lady MatdstOM is still .?-earchin? f??i
a bigger house than the one in ?iros
vonor ?Square which has, been het
home for the last two seasons.
Mrs. Cecil Blngham, aft^r trying in
vain to so)) her Hartley street huiisc.
?has made up her mind to keep it. She,
too. will entertain a go?'?i deal within
III?' Iie\t foW llliititllS.
Baroness Ton ?Andre, sister of Mrs.
Chaonce* Depew, is about tu boc?nm
one of London's great entertainer.?-. She
has bought No. 113 ?Plccadlllj and hi
.spetiijin? sum?- 1200,000 tn furnishing!
Mrs. .lames Henry Smith's, houa . off
Otrosvenor Square, which was r<-i?t? <i
last year by William Saloman, has
been rented this year by Mrs, Walter
?Drew. Mr Saloman has rented Saint
?Catherine'! from Brinsiey Marley.
Mrs. Bchwab has rente?! Alington
house for four year?, at $_>?,< x" ? ? ?i year.
VAN ALEN FURNISHINGS SOLD
Only Pictures, to Come Here, Withheld from Disposal in
English Home?Oscar Lewisohn to Desert Cranboumc
House for America?Interest in Coming Art Sales.
IB] f*Sbl? tn Tl??? Trlb-ino 1
London, March 22a?J. J, Van A
thia week soli through Collins ft ?
lin?? th?? furniture nn?i other effects
ins Rnglish residence, Bushton II
Ketterme, retaining only a wondet
collection <?f picturea for removal
hia house In Now York. Tho i
srousod considerable ?nteres! and il
?prices were realised. A Ane ?rolled
? ?r .?i?i English an?i ?French f?irniti
and nome Fl?emlsh tapestriea broui
Rush ton Hall, which la one <.f t
flnesl Rlfxabethan mansions In _n
land, wa b?ought by Mr, Van Al
..p..'it twelve ? ear igo. He -!"?
?About ?r?00,'flOn In renovating and fti
: rig II atanda in s beautlt
??..led park of 3,000 acre?. When m
?Van \i?-!i recently decided to ?give i
his Rnglish residence and ?pend tl
n? \t ? ar or two In ti a ?. ?>i the proper!
to Brattme; et for about ?WOO
I NX I
The total rei ? al thla ? eek'a sa,
,i knos iv but. Im luding tha Ml
pri"?* <.f the ho IM and the furnit'.in
Mr. Van Alen ?came out about ? ron o
i ! - ..>t . r tii. i>ia< a ??? htm.
r Lewiaohn has offered h - Eng
llsh re ni? n? ??, (*ranboume Housi
Windsor Forest, for sale, it is i?e
? "???I ha and bis wife, fortnerl! Edi
May, m the futura ".?.iii attend th?
ter part of their time In A.merlc i,
?Piel ira dea lera and picture buyer?
sre looking forward !?? an Mpecie'.ly
ting ' ?? .n. Many Imp n
and ??? ? - ill are Mid t<? ?be m
? ? 11. The two most lm?portani ot
slraady formally announced are
the aale In April of tho pictures and
furnltun of Blr Lionel Phillips, <?f Tjrl?
i Hall, <?n aocouni of sir Lionel'! do?
, n to in?? permanently In South
Africa and tha dispersal In May ??f lha
famous Quer-nsgati? Gallery of <"?ror3
McCuIloch, who died six years ago.
Th?*? I'hinips collection Includes 'nan
line messotln*?i and a weii ?seloc?sd *f
tiao of eighteenth century ?"Yene
[.roofs. These will !>?* ??old tlist. The
win come the pictures, among whlc
are tin"?' <'f the lest ? xampl? s of Nat
tier. Including the p??rtrait ??f the Duch
ess?' de Chateaurouse, known as "B
Point du .lour.-- a companion portratl
"Le Silence,*' is ??f Marquise de I'la.tra
."irt A tli!r?l ?attler portrait Is 0
Lord Brooke, In the British s??h<?:
: tli??r are portrait?? by Lawrence, Rom
ney and Reynolds, The furnlturs eon
' taina man; lino examples of 1'ren ?:
<;? ? ?oration.
In the McCuIloch Mle ."._?? plcturei
and plect s "f statu?t) that he sj* nt s?
! many years and M mu?lt money co'
lectlng will come up for auction. Th?
. pictures m tho foreign aectlon will b?
i s??!?l lirst. Thev InClud? I Xampl' K b*
I th? Msrls, Harptgntes, Lhermltte, Mini
and. Bastlen-Lepagc. Bodln'i
famoua "KIm" is one of the pieces ol
>? uipture that ?la expc t? ?l t" ? .?use ,i
s? iisat i'Mi at th?- sale.
In the British sc-'lion the pictUTM
uni in? pal?? Orchardson'a "Young
Duke," Abbey's "Richard" and 'The
Bad?- Anne Bear" and "?'urdelia."
?Leighton'a "Daphnephorta?," Burns?
,T??n..s's "Love Among ti.? Bum??" .?'id
the once despised and rej-eetod "Sir
Ibunibras ut the Turd," l?y ?MlUalS,
u hii h Buskin denounced a nol a da i ??
! bul ?? catastrophe,
"Sir [sombras," though it remained
unsold in I?*-?!, lias sin??- been owned
three milHonatrea John Urahame,
B. ?'. ?Benson and McCuIloch, who each
?bought ? at a ?rapidly if"T?asing pi. .
! it will be Interesting to Me how Judgcg
?.f ?the ?preaenl day will view critical
Ironslderatlon of the past.
I NOTABLES COMING HITHE
ABOARD THE MAURETAN
[ Mrs. W. B. Leeds Hastily Boo
Passage?Sir E. Shackleton
to Lecture Here.
i. ? ? ,'?.? i* Thi? 1 Ibtine '
i.<'tni"ii. Mrir.'ii '_"-' a number of s
known person? were among tin? tin
hundred ?saloon passenger* slmard I
Mauretania, which left Layen.I f
?Mew v.'ik to-day. Mrs. W. i?. ?Leei
who i.."'...<i passngn .-??t ?the i??si m
incut, im ?taking her y?oung son t.? gpei
, pari ut Ms school "/a-catJon with ii
Igrandtatb?Bf in Sew fork They a
I returning r?t ?the end "f April to ia?>i
|don, where ?Mis i .??<?? is ??in rams
during Hi?- ?seaeon Blie has not ?!?
elded yet whether <<> take a house ?
entertain at tli?? Rita Hotel
sir Ernest Bhackleton, vin? travell?
with John McFadden, th?> cotton mai
\ nate, la ?going to ?give ? ?series of led
! urea in tin- United States. He will ah
j\i?-ii Chicago and Ottawa on privat
' h un? ?-H. .\ii-. McFedden has hot a atoi
ping f"i tii" last tu.? weeks m Llvei
11'???.i. where he haa been engaged i
'scientific rea?ear?**h in his ?private ?Uttwrs
tory. H?1 declined t.? state th?? natur
<?f his work bill s??i'i he hop.il slmrtl
; i?, i.?? able to make an snnouncemen
?i - t.. certain sclentlflc dlscoveri?es.
1 it. Pearson, nith 1???^ wife, la goinj
direct fi.iin New York to Mexleo Clt]
? i >r. Pearaon, dlseusslng the Mextcai
? situation, oxpr? -si-ii tli?- ? pinion the
[ the United States ?should ?recognise th<
1 present government as Bngiand
| France and Bpain have done. By re?
, fusing to ?in s?, th.? United States is in?
! direct I j encouraging bl<XMlshed, he -*;? i?l
! runI prolonging I ?\ nlwt i? n ??li'l disOrder
Tin? present government, be thought,
\?i?s tii?- best it was possible i?> K??t. an?i
th.- only "ii'- in which tin??" interest??.,
m the ?proper development of Mexico
???nil?! Ii.i ' . any ??? nti?l??H? ??.
Other passengers on the ?Mauretania
were Jam? Moncrielt Balfour. Mrs
James Bryce, k de Cordova, ?the au?
ihor ?and 11 ???t t ii??_ i producer; a.
Laiiderdale ?Duncniia the Misses ICath
or?if? i.. .nui ?Zinna ?'. f3aynor, James.
I'. Ilarp.r. William Ha\lli?!nl. th?? ac
tor. Who achieved ?'i Krrat su? ?"?'ss ?is
the Bishop in th?' rn-riit production of
Ibsen'a pin?. "ThS Pretender?-?," at tlir?
II.?? n?.irk? t Thratr??; Mr. ;,n?l Mrs.
? ?Ian ii' ?<? .i ir uaunan, s Ith their ?laiiRh
Itera, Colonel and Mrs, ?'ii;?ri<"s m.
I.iarsis. ?'??iiiit.s?? tritt K?ppers, Mr. ?nul
Mr?. Laster Lelsad, W, a. Prim.?, J.
s.-iiariiit'ti. aresnler of Wrsttni aus-'
tralla, ?sod Ptancla ?Skinner.
HOTEL STRIKERS ALTRUISTS
London 'Uplift" to Hit Clubs
and Public Houses.
ni\ Cabla te Tba Ml i ?
London, March 22?- The hotel sink?
ers, who have been so BUCCessful In the
laut tf'ti days in gaining better condi?
tions f??r i..oks and aeuHerymea, now
announce that they are about t?> aproadj
their activities from hotels to club*?
They also will take up publie bOUSM
and seek t?. imiprove the lot of ?bar?
maid* After that they Will endeavor
to organize the chambermaids and the
rest of the female staffs of hotels.
The leaders new aay they are carry?
?ni? "ti the strike a?-- mu h for the o i'"
tlt <??f the hotel managers as for the
men. So ?many hoteki hnve been
brought into line that all must coin?? in,
so aa not to inflict undeserved loss on
thos<> who have granted the demand of
The managers; however, do not ex?
press appreciation of the altruistic ?ii
deavers of th?? strik?' leaders, ?and are
considering forming an organisation of
their onrn to combat the employe
?MAY TAX PERAMBULATORS
Fee Urged to Break Up Condon
Nurses' "Company Front.''
i ??-.. i', i l'un?'.?. Comapeadcnt. ]
i.hm. Mareta i"'. in oertaln parti ??!
?London oi'.-tnictiiin ?m the footpath bj
nursea wheeling small children In p? r
ambulatora la a mum <?i fraouenl cam?
plain!, ?and reeentl) the example <?r Breat
haa furniahed the Idea that ?^?erembulator
traJBc might ?"? controtl?td b] a ayatem of
licanaini which will permit a Itcenae
hoinp revoked in the ease of those win?
.ii.siriiet the footpaths
in Brest the non ?Socialist Council Im?
POSM B tax .?!' ?i cent- S da) ??!! perambu?
lators. This resultad in a strik. of moth?
era and nuises, arhe forced the modifica?
n?'ti of 111? i>r?lliian??
Net-lag ?piit>- s., ?insu? is propMed
here, bul a small annual Ueense fee for
the ?privilege ?>f ruaniag a perambulatoi
around tin? street? is being considere?!, for
the sole purpose of ubtailllliK BOTOS COU?
troi ever nurses who have the habit ?>f
marching "eoropnny front."
BODY TO BE BROUGHT HOME.
Southampton. Mareh 2.'. ?The t"'?b ??f
Fran?-.- >L0?Me, tin- American setreeS
who died fiom ipttspsy. m beard the
(?.eiinli |USl l?.'for.i it reached tills port
from America on Man-h I?'?, tgl taken ""t
I board tin? si. Paul, which lefl hare tot
New York to-.la) ?
Hammerstein Opera House to
Become Merc Music Half.
A CLYDE ?FITCH REVIVAL
Sir Herbert Tree to Appear To?
morrow in "The Happy \_\.
and" at His Majesty's,
p.- Csbte to rtM Tntr/an |
London, MaMh n. The Lo**
?>pera Houm Is about to ?torgo u
other change, flaring missed Buceeaa
M an opera house uiirlrr fi?ar jj.
mersteto, it made another mis? H.
mortng pleCura palace under Ftman-I
AU.nir,. .Now it iv tbOttl t?. try Its luck
?as ? mu ?fledged mask hall under B?r
Nathan, s/ith ? production on Aprt? u
..f the new rente, "Come over Here'
for which an American ehorua baa hern
brought ??ver Ir-mi New fork.
Moving Pictural will he alter-thur
abandoned ami th? prloM of ?tanta *?
be revised in proportion to the e'abort
fion of the prnglSHIMS, Although th?
time for the proiluctlon Is 10 < loss at
haml an?l rehearsals aro COflst_-|% \n
progress, (ho b.tok of the revu?, by Max
Pembertoa, and the moatc. by loU(S
Hirsch, are not yet. eompleted.
This eonlng wash win pe*. ??v??.!
more openJng- in _M Wsst V.ne\ \h?
atre.??. AmoM Rer.netf.M play, "Tf,?
f',roat Adventure." ?a ill be produced ??
?he Kiiignway Theatre on Tuesday.
What "The Happy Island" Is.
'The. Happy Island,'' whieh 1? Ber?
nard Fagan ?* adaptation ?f -"Pi??Whit*
Man"** H?rden" from th* Hunirarian of
Melchior Lefingyet, will be prodoetiw
Sir Herbert TTM at His Majesty's on
Monday night. The thrre principal
?parts are to 1? plaved by Sir Herber*.
Tree, Norman McKlnnel and Mis?
?Phyllis N'eilson T?*m-, who constitut?*,
takinc: them In ii ver-?? ? rder, the eter
nai trlaagie <>f ^-lf?*. hnaJMad and love
Ani'ing ??thers Bgurtng *v??re t le??
prominently in *he COM are CrodaiM
Rosse, A. R, ?".e<iri;< Klgpol Piv.-falr an4
A Beott ?'riven. In addition there )*
however, quite a oonsMerabU r.un.ber
"t miner pare?. Sir H? rbert prosMMi
aom< atrtklng anectacular effecti par?
ticularly m the Bouth Pnctfl bdMi
s??ene, v hither he. a the ?Miad man of
IhO world, coer to ..|.pt??-. th?. ? *t|v?>
! miners, only In th?? uni t" ?wort out h?n
I own redemption and to become their
< ?n Kaster Monda' also Louta Meyer
Will r? viv?- at the Strand Thi-fifre n%?1?
Fitch's play, 'The Woman m tin?
? ?"ase." This will ru '.?-. and
then a new ?comedy, "Th? ??- i
by Jpcelyn Brandon and P*n .
Arthur, will take it.-' place. Mr. Mejor
has ais?, acquired the English right? of
the Mauri??? ?Sennequln and ivrr*
Veber play, "La >Pr< :?!? nt? (eklet* ha?
I been my successful in ?Paris, Hi <\rK"-ts
t?i ?produce l* soon '??? :? ?On fit?nea
day ?Prank ?Cursoi and GeraM Da
MairiT w ill |e\n ? | ?i '. ma
Wyndham'a On 'i aveatm
? "TheTellowJacket," whi??h >_as alisada
been seen m ?Van fork, srill '?? t"""
I duo ?1 at the Duke ,??? v >rk
A New Actor-Manager.
Laurence Grosamlth srfll briak into
! a?!tor?management at the ?Sareg The
latre next Baturda: with Brother AI*
? fred," a fan e com? il . by H W. VTert
: hruoke and P. ?!. Woodhouse.
Mm Ethel Irving'" rental* 'n mm
lagemenl at the <;i"i'.- Theatre betfn?
?on April 1 with Ernest T.'cnn I com-dj,
? a now musical play at the Gaiety
opens on April ?5
?Both th- English and the Ainerimi
| rlghtn of Baron Henri de K ?'.'..?eh'!?4'*
[lila;-. "< Ytsus" hare been ;-e?ured 0*-'
.1. Salter Hannen, and 1: il ur.lcrstood
that the play wlH soon ?be produced In
?London. It will probably go to New
! York next fall.
.Johnston FOrbM?Robertson 'vegan hu
! farewell season at Hrury Lane M ??"???*
urday with "Hamlet" h.* ?Air. fol?
low this with "Th.? Passing of ?M Tn!rd
?Floor Back*1 on M??ndav and altogether
,\?iii revive seven of his fetter ?kaoffl
i perfonnancM ?lining the aeason, vuich
'he intends to mak?' his last on the Lon?
PEACE FAIR FOR LONDON
?Anglo-American Exposition To
Be Held at the White City.
The T-H'ill??'.? <??>;??? ?;??? !""
London. March tf.?la celebratloa of thj
centenar) of peaoa an aaglo?Ai ?? n
IcKposttlon Is announced m the .-.i at
! traction at th.? tVhite CKy, ?me of Let*
' don ? ?-iii? 1 pleaanre rMorta it M M)
I t"ii?i? <i that the tahlMUen ?si .?
| >t/e Hie industrial, ?political ami ?JCOOOtSM
I trlumphe <?f a oent?11 <?i m ??-! ?
I history ??f the Rngttsh?spee_lng iwesbj
I The movement baa received powerful asp
I port ii.?r?. ?and ?i-K'tv leaden*. p-riltWeM
Industrial ?magnalM and awn promiassl
' in s. Icn? <*. art ati.l lettOTI -tic i>;
I on Hi?* Brttlrt ?"iiitiiIttM
There la .?i -?? a LoadOn Aaierl? ?
mlttee, <?i sim-ti t' ? peraoni ? "' Ml
?emboMj ?are o? ??fli?'!?? mem!.: M
I Which in? ludes all th?' odta-TB SSd ? 00?
mltteea of th?' ?American ieeletj ?; tabu
? The mute Cltj ?as buW Is UM f?r ,h'
' ?graal I'ran.'o-Uritisli exliil'Ui"ti. atnJ '?
?ins son Meceeded the Crystal *******_
I .m.! i.iiiv court ;..?? ?the i??a?iuiK i ' aaaM
I readesraua <?f London Abaul twnts
a? r? s .?f land ?m ht eeallaMo ter IN
?n.tioii ol KoVi-riniieilt. Hate. . ll> -"''
...loiiial bUlkM-dl ?<nd MVtMOM. and M
exhibition Inilldtngs themselves cover ?
I tlior Bgaee of MMM niuan? fe??t.
I Th?' ??\!iihitl..ii SSihorllMS, of ? I""11
J linn' Klralfy la th? ? hlci. have airead)
uiganlsM a eosaasUtea ?>f more than or?
hundred liifliK-ntlal citizens lu the I'ntt*?
I states, sad m?t the least pleasing feat?""*
; .?i tii,- ?i-htbrUon from the taouptiat of
lue AnieiUan \lMinr will b?- the ?a-i-ipera
I ti,m m tii?- catering arrangements ??
? Ameriiaii restaMsteara. AweriMS *
[laoM in LondM wi" be - ?retcsaa -d"J