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THE SUN, , SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, . 1912.
PROMINENT PEOPLE IN THE WEEK'S SOCIETY NEWS ABROAD
m. vitai cavq loomi
iU" IIIHI ilHIil III t i l l
JJJ j J WI 1 W llhlHIIVM
v, Anilmssntlor to Ki'iinee Says
" BlRht Moment to Try It
Ih nt Uniitl.
Lost Teeth, Cat Face. and Fore
head in Fal- atrag;
BOON FOR THK FAItMKK
NEW WAR DISAPPOINTS
. ( Enables Him to Morrow Atlc
, quale Capital at a Mod
Militarists Fed -Ttg-kish He-
pulses Reflect, on . German
GERMAN CROWN PRINC
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Special Cable Detpatch to The Sl..
Pamh, Nov. 2. Myron T. Herrlck, the
, American Ambassador, to whom This
' h-ho-Sun correspondent submitted certain
1r ' press comment!) on Ills recent report
g'U .on tho land credit system In Kurouc,
"u .I: notably tliu Washington article In Tub
eif l SUN of October la telling of President
Jo h x Tuft's Invitation to the Governors of
'the vnrloiiH American States to meet
him at, the White J louse next Decem
ber for a discussion of the proposed uni
form legislation looking to the estao-
llahmcnt of un agricultural credit sys
tem for farmers, made the following
"The question of a land credit sys
tem to America Is a vital one. This
Is proved by the Intense Interest aroused
"tAi... throughout the whole country. It may
' ' i i.i .i.... .i . . i . . i i i ,
up Bum nun ine jisycuuiUKliai I1UIUUIU
i has arrived.
'"American agriculture offers as good
cuurnntces for financial nld ns dn
tf,'.' American Industry and commerce. It
'resembles n well equipped train placed
on a well laid track and ready to start.
but lacking the means of getting up
"The aim of the prc-ent proposal for
a land credit system Is to open the
money market to the farmer on an
equal footing with the business man
' -or tho manufacturer."
' "What .ire the farmers' desiderata
fop the development of agriculture?"
r' asked the correspondent.
w "Tho ability U borrow adequate cap
ital at moderate Interest for a long
k term of ycura with nn amortization
(!tz scheme automatically extinguishing the
i,. loan when the time has expired," re
plied the Ambassador. "The American
fnrmer of the future," continued Mr.
Herrlck, "will be a business man run-
nlng bis farm on business lines, lie
lias the same claim
to credit as rail
roads or steamship1. Ills realization
of this Is a significant and character
istic feature of the present Irresistible
movement In favor of land credit re
form, which President Taft's action has
"Public attention in America," went
on Mr. Herrlck. "has been too cxclu-
slvcly dvoted to fostering Infant In
mr. dustrles. The result ban been that
't while, owing to the growth of point-
S)lo latlon the demand for agricultural prod-
jyvuco Is Increasing 60 per cent., the
i-fl " supply Is only Increasing 3C per cent.
If thts state of affairs continues
America In a decade will become i food
purchasing nation. Thts ought nit u.
"Japan Illustrates the possibilities of
agriculture," said Mr. Herrlck. "Its
reft Is smaller than that of California
Jjfily one-sixth of it Is capable of
-e .agricultural cultivation owing to Its
.volcanic nature; yet Japan supports
fifty million people. Th- possibilities
of the Americans are practically un
limited. Their Immense natural re
sources could supply the whole world
"Their gradual realization of this
truth, which has produced the present
v movement of reform In the problem
' 'of agricultural credit, Is not being
studied for the 11m time In America.
The solution of the problem, however,
received a setback thirty years ago.
j when an effort was made to finance
' the farmer by bonds guaranteed by
mortgages on agricultural property.
GERMANY'S ENVOY TO LONDON
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London, Oct. 19, Prlnci" I.Ichnowsky,
, the successor to Huron Marschall von
, Blebcrsteln ns German Ambassador to
t,. n.the Court of Ht, .Inmes's, comes of u very
.r . niii a nn i iiiimi rimiM I'niiHn Tnmiivv Willi
estates divided between Austrian nnd
Ho Is the nephew of that Prince I.Ich
nowsky who with Gen. von Auerswald
was done to death by nn Infuriated pop
ulace nt ITrnnkfort-on-thc-Maln during
the Hitting of that futuous aermati Par
liament which In IS 18 offered tho Im
perial crown to Frederick William IV.,
"which he did thrlco refube," on tho
ground that the offer had. only come
from the German people, and not from
Sxr Ailwyn xnd" L&-dy Fellowe
LHb&t .t o. P.fr.r-tricJgfe STioot.j
Hut no safeguards were adopted, no
Government supervision was" exacted,
reckless speculation resulted. Immense
losses Were Incurred and the Inevita
ble icnctlon set In.
"The delay, however, gives the Amer
icans the advantage of being able to
profit by the experience of other na
tions. The creation of the German
mortgage bank system dates only from
1S09. The Investigation of thut sys
tem, on which my report to President
Taft was based, has therefore produced
new and valuable material.
"Agricultural credit Is the problem
of the hour," declared Mr. Herrlck.'
"Great lirltaln by passing the Irish
land purchase act took the first step
toward Its solution and In Great Britain
a royal commission has been collecting
further data for the past eighteen
In reply to n question ns to why the
national banks In America do not un
dertake the work of a credit system, as
suggested In u letter by KImer K.
Adams, president of tho First National
Hank of Fergus Falls. Minn., to The
St: of October 19, the Ambassador said
that he considered the national banks
unsuitable for this work, as their op
erations are entirely different tu hand
ling liquid commercial paper. Separate
Institutions are necessary, he declared,
there being a sulllclent amount of busi
ness to occupy nil forms of banking;.
MANY NEW YORKERS IN ROME.
Society Folk Are KnjojInR Life nt
tlir Kalian Capital.
Sp'dal Cable Detpatch to Tat St.
Komi:, Nov. 2. Many New Yorkers
are enjoying the sights and society life
of this city and others are expected
here In the near future to spend tho
greater part of the winter
Mrs. G. Horden has left hero for Paris.
The Princess de Stlgllano Colonna has
gone to Venice.
Mrs. Courtenay Stewart has gone to
Vienna to visit her mother, Mrs. Wnldo
Kdwnrd Holt has motored here from
Tho Marchcsa Rourbon del Monte Is
spending he autumn at Ponzano.
Among the New orkers hero arc
Henry Hopkins. Mr. nnd Mrs. Marshall
Hrown, Count Maylund Masslglla, Mrs.
F. Morris, Mrs. W. I.. Frothlngham and
her daughter, I.. Cunningham and Mr.
nnd Mrs. P. Moran.
their sovereigns as well, and he wanted
double the mandate for which his
brother and successor had to wait until
The present Prince was born In 18C0
and Is thus In his fifty. third year, while
his wife, born a Countess Arco-Zlnne-berc,
Is his Junior by nineteen years, and
they have threo children two sons and
a daughter. Tho 1'rlnco Is a Catholic
and has hitherto never held any high
post in the diplomatic service. Hut he
Is wealthy and Is credited with a special
Interest In the problem of how to Im
prove Anglo-(lennnn relations. In np
pearnncn ho Is a thorough Polo, dark,
haughty and a little mysterious.
The Hon. Mrs Henry Coventry (Editk M'Creery) ' vHBfc
KIPLING'S "KIM," ONCE . 'Mmi.
film unw 4 paiipfr - if! aM
nun 11 iiiuilii 1 m
Jaeobi, A-lso Mnrion Crawford's
Hero, Earned Fame in
ADVISER OF GOVERNORS
Legal Entanglements Over Sale
of Imperial Diamond Cost
Correspondence to Tna Sex
Oct. 10. Readers or Mflrlnn
Cruwford''s famous novel "Mr. Isaacs
d Kipling fB"Kimw will wplromi, ty in
teresting account of the remarkable tif...
01 Alexander Malcolm Jakobi, tho real
nero or both those notable works of fiction ,
Kiven In tho Bool: Monthly by Frederick
It would be difficult to find in all India,
ho writes, a more remarkablo personality
than JakQbi. or to discover In any part
of the world a man who has 1 BUCh nn
Horn nt Constantinople, he was at the
cany ago of 12 wld oh a slavo at the
market thero and becarm? the nronertv
of a rich pasha. Fortunately tho pasha
treated him well and instead of putting
him to menial work ho encourngod tho
younu Jnkobi to take an interest in Orien
tal literature, philosophy and occultism,
For some years Jakobi stay.'d in tho
house, of tho pasha, and it was during
these years that his keenly receptive mind
gathered so much of that curious Kastorn
wisdom that was afterward to mako
him ono of tho. leading figures in Anglo-
muiiui rnnjieiy ni mmia.
On tho death of tho iiaslm .laknl.l
thrown onco mora upon tho world, and
curing littlowhat'he did or where ho went
ho decided to mako tho pilgrimage to
After the pilgrimage he ma do bin
to Bombay, and havinic
for a whlio ho got' a small annolntrhent
at tho Nizam's court at Hyiforabad.
At Hyderabad ho learnoU a groat deal
about precious stones, nnd after making
a few thousand rupoos by the salo of an
emerald ho boldly tet out fpr Delhi nnd
established hlmseir thero as a jeweller.
At Delhi ho prospered amazingly anil
soon finding tho city too small for him ho
moved to Simla and ontorod the famous
Mart At Simla hi real career Iwgan.
Tho charm of his magnetic personality,
tho strango mystery Burroundlng vo
much of his early life, his groat wealth
and the wonders of his famous house
Helvedere, nnd tho marvellous m'-abous
ho held, all combined to mako Jakob i
tho most eagerly sought after man in
Ho beoamo tho friend and ad.viser of
Viceroys and Governors anil ho who had
curved his way from obscurity and pov
erty to fumo and wealth found himself
the I.eudliig.llKuro in Anglo-Indian society.
Hut the years or luippln esH were few,
Tor at the very height of his fame thero
fume tho tragedy of his llfo.
It was caused by the sale of tho famous
Imperial diamond tp tho lato .Nizam of
Hyderabad. After having paid JCir.0,000
for tho htone on tho promise from tho
Nizam to iy him JL'.KW.ooo for it, tho sale
was BtoppiHl by tho Government of lndiu,
utid in uddltlon to this heavy financial
loss Jakobiiluidito faco a legal casein
tho High Court of Calcutta.
Tho trial lasted fifty-seven days and the
exponBes were so enormous that after
It was over, and Jakobi had secured a
triumphant verdict, ho found himself
practically a pauper. Ho retired to Horn
Iwy, where ho lives to-day in Imdly re
Tills, in brier, gives tho story of tho riso
and reverse of Jakobi, one of tho fullest
GAY DAYS IN PARIS.
nnd Mr, f. Mitchell llrpevr
Give a Notnblr Hall.
Special Cable Pefpatch to The Scs,
Paris. Nov. I. Countoss Hostitz, tho
wife of the Russian military attache,
is recuperating from a long illness at Bi
arritz. Sho receives her friends on fine
days on tho terrace of her home, which
looks out upon the sea.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dakcr Rourne
nro expected In Paris in tho spring.
Contessa Frnsso Dentlco is visiting her
mother, Mrs. .Siegal. in Paris.
Rareness von Rruning will spend tho
winter at Cannes.
Mrs. Henry Champlin Tinker and her
daughter Annlo are In Puris.
Miss Maude Rutler Is vlsitlngher sister,
Mrs. Joseph Frothlngham of Boston.
Sho is expected to spend tho winter In
Paris and on tho Riviera.
Count and Countess Limburg-Stlrum,
tho latter formerly Mary Newland of
Detroit, are now in Germany.
Mr. and Mrs. MaoWilliams of Chicago
havo been entertaining Slgnor Sabeta,
tho former Italian Consul at Chicago,
at their country place at Dlnard.
Mr. and Mrs. Oeorgo Vanderbilt have
gone to Germany.
Mrs. Rorg has arrived In Paris from
her visit to Countei-s Tolstoy at Biarritz.
Mrs. I.eroy Kilgar is spending tho au
tumn in Stuttgart.
Mr. und Mrs'. Theodore RJorksten nro
in Milan, where Mrs. Iljorksten is con
tinuing her operatic studies,
Henry Clay Ide. tho United States
Minister to Spain, has returned to Madrid
rrom Kuraus, which is near San Sebastian.
Among tho Americans who wont to
Stuttgart for tho premioro or Richard
Strauss's opera "Ariudno auf N'oxos"
were I.ndy Cunard, Mrs. I.eroy Edgar,
Princess Polignao and Mrs. (Icorgo Vun
derbllt. Mr. and Mrs. C. Mitchell Depow gave
a ball ut their chAteau neur Complegno in
honor or their daughter's visitor, Miss
Park, who led tho cotillon with M.
Andro do FouquiiVes, Among the guests
were tho Count, Countess and Miss Depra
cointal, tho Marquise and Sliss Do Grabiao,
Countess nnd Miss do Fnilly, Raroness
and Miss Tain, Jessio Drake, I.ucillo Ves
nlch nnd Princo Jean do Rouobon.
Among those who nro sailing on tho
steamship la I.orralno are Ysayo, tho
violinist; Rurrian, the tenor; M. Duran
Druol, tho art dealer, nnd his family.
Augustus Diesel, tho chief clerk of tho
iiui:iuuii r.iiiniiMny ior loriy years, nas
rcccivoil n commemorative modal of tho
war 01 mm ior amuuiance services.
Tkc Countess of A.ncavftter-
(Mi Eloiae Breeje An Ardtn
POPE SAID TO FAVOR
1. TAFT'S ELECTION
Vatican Appreciaes His Work
in Settling Friar Lands
DOESN'T INFLUENCE VOTE
I His Holiness Says No President
1 Ever Limited Freedom of
l the Church.
Special Cable Detpatch to The Six,
Romk, Nov. 2. A Roman prelate who
is supposed to bo on Intimate terms with
Pope Pius X. has told Tnp. SDN corre
spondent that .his Holiness is not inter
ested In the American Presidential elec
tion for the simple reason that he does
not know the difference botweon'tho Dem
ocratic, the Republican or tho Progressive
As a matter of fact, although the Pope's
knowledge of American political parties
may bo slight, his interest In the election
howover, is very considerable. The
Pope's sympathies nro for President Taft,
whoso work in connection with the settle
ment of tho Philippines friar lands ques
tion is greatly appreciated by tho'Vatican.
Mr. Taft has many friends in the Sacred
Collego from whom tho Pope has derived
valuable information about tho President,
whom ho admires greatly.
Col. Roosovelt is decidedly not persona
grata at the Vatican, where he is known
only because of the Bellamy Storer Bean
dal and the lamentablo affair in connec
tion with his prospective audience with
the Pope in 1910. Gov. Wilson, 'is entirely
unknown and is regarded as' an 'enigma.
The Pope does not influence the Cath
olic vote. Recently ho was reported as
saying: "Hitherto every President has
not limited In any way tho freedom the
Cathollo Church in America. This' polloy
will surely bo continued in tho future."
Tim Catholio electors, like the others in
America, therefore are Tree to vote for a
candidate of tholr.own choice.
, As far as can lie ascertained, if President
Taft is reelected his Holiness will cable
his congratulations. It is uncertain what
ho will do in caso of the election of Gov.
Wilson, but it is quite certain that he will
not congratulate Col. Roosevelt If lie
should bo the choice of the American
WHY CARUSO BROUGHT SUIT.
Kay He Wnnta Children to
Know lie I llnnrat.
Special Cable Detpatch to The 8in,
Milan,. .Nov. 2. The friends of Slgnor
Knrlco Caruso, tho tenor, beforedio com
menced his suit against Slgnorlna du
elled! and others for defamation of
character, urged him not to push tho
caso against the woman as her convic
tion nnd Imprisonment would ' bring
shame on Caruso's children, of whom
she Is the mother.
Slgnor Caruso replied that he would
prosecuto tho suit for the sake of his
children, saying: "I want tliem to know
that their father was an honest man.
As for their mother, they nro ashamed of
her already since sho left their father
and ran away with a chauffeur. Sho has
loBt her reputation nlrcady. A year's
Imprisonment will not hurt her; besides
she Is In lluenos Avrrs nml will nnt 1,a
I such a fool as to return to serve the
SCULPTOR'S FACE IN STATUE.
Celllnl'a Autographed Portrait
Found In Ilia Noted "Peraeaa."
Special Cable Despatch- to Tni 8cs.
Florencb. Nov. 2. Tho discovery by
Slgnor Bcncddettl of an autographed
portrait of the sculptor. Xlenvcnuto Cel
lini in tho lattcr's famous statue of Per
seus, -which reposes In the Loggia del
Lanzl, has excited great Interest. Tho
loggia Is crowded dally with Floren
tines, who spend their time making out
tho portrait of their great fellow citizen.
The face may be seen distinctly at tho
back of Perseus between tho shoulders.
The rib of the helmet forms tho nose and
the shadow of the Jointure of the wings
makes the eyes and the curling hair
and beard. The (ace Is startling in its
bold drawing and lifelike expression.
It Is a wonder that it was not noticed
SCIENTISTS ABE WONDERING.
"Prehistoric Palntlntfi" Said to Be
Uanha of Modern Boatman.
London, Oct. 19. "fhe prehistoric
painting on the walls of Bacon's Hole,
on the Cower Coast, which gladdened
tho hearts of two French archaeologists,
has Inspired In the heart of the Cambria
Daily Leader scepticism, sarcasm and
Eighteen years ago, says the Journal,
a Norwegian bark called the Althca.
outward bound from Swansea, 1 was
urjvcii usiiuiu m ijib Yiciaiiv ql liar
con's Hole. " h" r' ''"'l
In duo course the ship ana cargo
were put up for public auction and'
knocked down to a local man, who des
patched a number of salvage men to'
the scene. One of these was Johnny
Bale, Mimbles boatman. Among the
wreckage washed ashore was a btush
which had been used on'the vessel for
laying on a reddish paint. Bale picked
tho brush up and turning to a local
docksman he expressed his Intention
of rubbing the paint out, as the brush
was too good to throw away. He forth
with proceeded to the inside of the cave
for that purpose.
It would appear that Johnny did tho
rubbing out, or what might more cor
rectly be described as the "rubbing In,'
ine arcna-oiogicai gentlemen con
cerned are wondering whether the Cam
brian Journal Is "getting at them," or
whether they really have found a mare's
A MODERN SHEPHERD.
One at Kensington Gardens Likes to
It en a Sportln Pace.
London, Oct. 19. Nothing perhaps so
sirmes tno stranger who visits Ken
sington Gardens and Hyde Park as tho
sneep browsing as to the manner born
and tho rabbits who frolic about on a
mveiy piece 01 green swara within a
few hundred yards of the dense traffic
There Is also a character In Kensing
ton Gardens who should not be missed,
This Is he who tends the sheep, tho
gentle shepherd of Kensington Gar
dens. Tho shepherd's ago one may Dut
at 15. He has a blue suit that Is rather.
too oiue, a thin polychrome tie attached
to a butterfly collar, a signet ring
aaornB 111s linger, and a wisp of a cane
with a silver mount finishing the round
handle In his crook.
Hardly a Sylvan shepherd. He Is,
as ne snouid be, a power In the gar
dens. Vet It Is to be doubted If his
taBtes are altogether pastoral. He Is
often to be seen reading that part of
the evening Journal that deals with
tho "odds" or the "winner." At night'
when tho gardens aro closed and his
flock Is coughing In tho fog he can
not be distinguished from any other
young man that lives In London.
"AVIETTE" FLIES 39 INCHES.
Hlryelr With Wlnga ITard to Win
Prise of ftOO.
Paris, Oct. 22. Another "avlctte"
has flown a meter (39 inches), clearing
two marks which were nearly four
Inches high. Perhaps It would be
more correct to say another rider of n'
bicycle fitted with wings has suc
ceeded In Jumping, this dlstanco nnd
then Jumping It ogaln In tho opposite,
direction, thus winning a prize of $100.
The feat was performed before by
Poulaln on July 4, when ho won a $200
prize. The latest winner, Dubois, must
hnvo cleared threo times tho distance
nnd double tho height required when
after n dozen unsuccessful attempts ho
managed to clear tho two marks. Heal
flight by muscular effort only still
seems a long way off.
Uruguay Won l Trade Monopoly.
Montevideo, Uruguay, Oct. 14, This
Government Is preparing a bill fo'r
presentation to Congress erentlntr n
Stnto monopoly of tobacco and
matches. Government ownership of
public nnd private enterprises has
marked tho legislation of tho present
uovernmeni irom its inception.
Special Call Detpatch to Tai Sin.
Berlin. Nov. 2. With strips of plaster
on his face and forehead and.-wfth a gap
In his teeth, the Crown Prlnoe Frederick
William is slowly recovering from the
olosest call in his life.
That he did not break his neolr when he
was thrown .from his horn during a drag
hunt, at Dantzlg on Tuesday .regarded
almost as a miracle.' - v
The Crown Prinoe has n. English fond
ness for horses and hunting: He la a dar
ing and excellent rider. .
As is usual when any accident happens
to any member of royalty it- la difficult
to obtain details, the official statement
always minimizing tho, accident. It is
believed, however, that Mi crown
Prince's horse while, going at -a strong
naoe landed on his forefeet, In , a half
hidden ditch. ..(-,,
Tho. Prince's clothing was either paught
in the saddle or his left foot remained
in the stirrup. This ohecltad the flight
of tho horse, but it resulted in taa Prince's
face and head .striking. th-ground very
heavily. . '
Tho Crown Pilnoo has been. repeatedly
admonished by the Kaiser .against reck
lessness in sports and the futility of. taking
chances of getting, hurt, and the Emperor
may now forbid the Prinoe .participating
in hunts of this natura. v - " .
The Turkish defeats have caused deep
felt 1 disappointment In .German military
circles, whioh are smarting silently from
the stings oX the English and, French ridi
cule of the training, of the, Turks by Ger
man offioers. The criticisms, of the Ger
man military school as exemplified by the
Turkish defeats, however, ha,ve not sur
prised the high military men.
One of the highest- General in the
German army. In a lecture tp the General
Staff before the. outbreak, of the present
war, painted a pesslmistio picture pf the
conditions, in the Turkish army which, he
declared, as compared with the conditions
and tho spirit of the military, forcos.of the
Ralkan States, held no prospect' of a
Turkish victory. .
The leading Qerman military men deny
that the war, up, tp tho present has demon
strated the superiority of one school, for
while tho Bulgarians have some officers of
Russian training and Greece has some of
French training, many of the omocrs in
both ormiet have, been trained in Ger
many, and Bulgaria adopted a very rapid
offensive,' which is a fundamental, prin
clple of the German school.
.mo militarists attribute Uie results of
the canjpajgn.to the unprepftrediless of
th'e TurJ.heir hick ,of enthusiasm, or
ganization and morale, which jtre the
result pff tlje political pbqditioos which
have existed , in" Turkey during' the last
fewyears. I' 7 J
Declaring that they have been, driven
to desperation by the, eruditions' in the
German, theatrical and operatic world, tho
German 'actors and actresses are pro-
paring to ask the Reichstag, to adopt
legislation, for their relief.'" L
Tho proposed .bill which' 1 tftey desire
passed is. to ,provide some sort, of State
control over the dismissal of1 actors and
singers, to shut out those lacking talent,
to prevent overproduction, jo establish a
minimum salary, to compel the manage
menta to furnish the costumes or' mako
allowances for them, and also to prohibit
engagements of .actors and .singers who
desire to perform without' salary merely
for tho sako of, experience. '' ,
That there is a penn in, Berlin who
is acting, aa the 'medium", for 'thojie who
are willing to pay s;o 00 anii ''upward
for obtaining them German jtnd' Papal
titles, orders and decorations' was the
sworn testimony given this.' week by
Criminal Commiaeionpr Krliger'of Berlin
and others. ' ( ,' . 1 .' '
The case was,trjed at Atf.-la-h'apelle.
Isidor Fass, a former lawyer, was charged
with fraudulently claiming -to have the
ability to obtiip such dislinqtWrisr""''
Among, 'the. examples 'quoted were the
Order of the. Holy Sepulchre, carrying
the title of Counti.forlU.OOpj'thelioretto
order.carry ih'g the title of Ba'ron.f or 17,500.
and a title of nobility in one' of the small
German Spates for H5,00b ' "
Ilerr Fass, when .he took the stand ,
declared that he acted as the. agent of a
certain Ilerr Mos'or of Berlin, , who could
and did perform the promises of obtaining
Commissioner, Eruger. while he was
on the stand stated that he was regretfully
compelled to substantiate., the story of
tho salo of titles. Ile aajd that.it was a
lamentable fact that conslderable'money
was made In Berlin hr nutwtn'i rt?n tnni
it for their influence ln'setfurinif-decora-tions.
Upon .this evidence the. court released
Herr Fass on. the ground, that he was
acting in good faith and evidently per
forming his part 6f any 'agreement to
secure a title or decoration.
AMERICANS' NOW IN BERLIN.
1Mb it Turkey Dlaner .for. TOO un
Special Cable.' Detpatch-to'tnt Ibx
Bem-in, Nov. 2. Theodore jBinlerlng,
ex-leader of the -New York 1 Philhar
monic Grchtstrn, who Is now jhe direc
tor of the Blutliner Orchestra qf. Ber
lin, gave .his first .concert (this week.
Tho hall was crowded. , .
Col.' D. C. Poole; who, has been visit
ing his son, De Wltt,d,Ppole,,Jr., th
American VlccConsul-General at, Ber
lin,, will leave .o.n Monday, to. spend h
month ut Wiesbaden and. Uomburg.
Tho visitors io Berlin ' this -cck In
cluded Lleuterian't-Co'tnmande'r' J. H
ailmer, U. S. N., who Is' o.rf' tils' way to
tho United States, from tno' Philippines,
.1. F, Jewell, the formjil'Cohsul at Vlad
ivostok, who has been transferred tu
Dresden nnd who Is' golng' to New York
probably next week; Mr.'rind Mrs: Mor
ton F. 'Plant of 'Now' York, Mrs. Fred
erick T. Peck nnd daughter :of Barring
ton, It, 'l nnd Mrs.. M. 'Morton IVek
of Now York. '" i
The'" American colony here is prcpar
Ing for a record celebration on Thanks
giving Day. There '.will be 11 -t-urUe)
I dinner for 600 to 700-persont ami tlilf
I will be followed by a dance at Hie zoo
' logical gut-dens'. Tho, ,eomm,lttce which
; hns tho arrangements in handvlu. m.tdi
up or Ambassador Lclshman, consul
General Thuckara, S. B. Conger aac
Stephen II. McFmlden. , .
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