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iIKGAWET A.HOBAgr~HAS BOUGHT A FINE PLACE i, FHE HALEDON HILLS, NEW JERSEY, FOR A SUMMER HOME He was formerly an officer of cavalry, but suddenly resigned hi- commission in the army, and, after havinr with some difficulty obtained the permission of his uncle, the late King, to enter holy orders, began studying for the priest hood, and was subsequently ordained. Declin ing to accept the allowance from the Saxon Treasury to which he was entitled as a prince of the blood, and rejecting the offers made him of high dignities In connection with the < ath olic Church, either at Ron r m Saxony, be secured an appointment as curate in one ol STATUE OF GARRET A. HOBART. Philip lfarteny. It Is to stand in front of the City Hall, Paterson. the most poverty-stricken districts of the Brit ish metropolis, and for several years was at tached to a German Roman Catholic church in RThitecbapel, bearing the queer name of St. Bonaparte and which is more than one hun dred years old, and has attached to it an im portant German hospital, a convent and a sort of home for young nun. Be realized that as long as be remained In Germany he would al ways, be treated as a royal prince, in the line <if succession to th<- throne of Saxony, whereas in London he ran no danger of being looked upon as anything els.- than a mere priest. Hut it is difficult to imagine any more startling transition than that from an inmate of some of the most beautiful palaces of Ku rope, from prin f the blood ami from a dashing officer of t crack German cavalry regi ment, to the position <>f ;; humble worker of the Church in the London slums. The prince is now a professor of canon law and liturgy at the gp'at Roman Catholic [University of Kril'ourg, In Switzerland, and remains, so fat as I know, the only scion ««f a reigning house in holy orders. The last prince of the blood to enter the priesthood was Archduke Leopold of Austria, the patron of Beethoven, who became a I'ardinal very shortly after his ordination, while King Charles Albert of Sardinia took the vows of a monk after abdicating his throne in 3N4t>. To the late Cardinal Bonaparte, al though a kinsman of Napoleon 111, were never accorded by his cousins any rights or privileges cf a French prince of the blood, and he re NEW-YORK TRIBUNE MU'STRAI LEMENT. mained In every sense of the word a men I ralian nobli man. Between Prince Maximilian and the throne »f Saxony there are now five lives namely, thus of his • !<!• st brother, the Crown Prince; the lat ter's three little boys, all under the age of ten. and his other brother. Prince John George, who. although he has been married nearly t>-n years, remains without children. It Is therefore en tirely within the bounds of possibility that the royal priest may »»■ brought to supreme power. eithe r us regent or as King, and he would then IKS. EIOIiAKTS IloMi; i\ PATEitSON, .V J 1 1 i. *ti ci ••: - ! > J ' ( ' : Hartmeh r jr.) be obliged to apply to the Pope for a dispensa tion of his vows of priesthood such dispensa tions being only rarely granted -or else he would have to make way for the reigning Grand Duke of Sax-- Weimar, who becomes heir to the crown of the Kingdom of Saxony in the event of the extinction of the so-called Albertine line, now represented by the sons and grandsons of King George, for it Is Impossible to conceive the idea of a full fledged Roman Catholic pri st ruling an essentially military kingdom in Germany. either as sovereign or even as regent. Th<- so-called Albertine line is the junior branch of the Saxon dynasty, all others being senior thereto. They are, every one of them, de scended from Frederick the Gentle, who reigned a.s Elector «.f Saxony from 1411 to 1464. kle had two sons, Ernest and Albert. The latter was the THE HOKAUT MAUSOLEUM. It has just been erected in Cedar Urnn (Vmctery, I'aterson. founder of the Albertine line now represented by King George of Saxony. From Krnest. the elder of the two brothers, are descended the Grand Duke <if Saxe- Weimar, the Duke of Saxe- Ifeiningen, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the German Emperor, King Edward of Great Britain, King Charles of Portugal, King Leopold of Belgium and Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria. It is a peculiarity of this dynasty that all of its members, in addition to their other titles, bear that of Duke and Duchess of Saxony, King Kd ward, of course, being indebted for his rank as such to his father, the late Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gutha. King Leopold's father figured as Leopold <>f Saxe-Coburg until elected ruler of Belgium, and the grandfather of Don Carlos, .it Lisbon, was known as Prince Ferdi nand of Saxe-Coburg until by his marriage to Queen Marie Delia Gloria of Portugal he became King Consort of that country. It may he of in terest to add that Ferdinand alter the death of his wife, the Queen, contracted a morganatic al- Mance with an American girl, a Miss Klise Bens ler, of Boston, who still survives, bearing the name and title of a Countess Kdla. The new Crown Prince ««f Saxony is rather dull and heavy wltted, differing in this respe t from his younger brother, John, who is much more wideawake and popular. But the new Crown Princess is a remarkably brilliant woman of very high spirit, with a pronounced disre gard ror etiquette, and a tast.- for caricature and bicycling. Indeed, her Independence of manner and speech, quite natural in a niece of that Archduke John of Austria who disappeared so mysteriously under thu name of John Orth, used to biini: her f luently into COnfUd with her husband's aunt, the now widowed Queen Carola. a saintly but somewhat narrow minded woman. who is the last survivor of the historic Swedish house of Vasa, and the only living descendant of Kinp Gustavus Adolphus. the must heroic figure of the Thirty Years" War. The Crown Princess will now become first la.ly in the land, and under her direction the Court of Dresden will become as brilliant as it has been dull in recent years. One little anecdote, a personal reminiscence about the late King Albert, is this: Like all famous Nimrods he was very superstitious. Among 'it her things he made a point of never saying: "good morning" on tho days devoted to shooting, at least, not until the sport was over, and it was sometimes rather trying to one's gravity to see him press the hand of his crony, the Emperor of Austria, or that of any other of the companions of his shooting expeditions. In solemn silence, convinced that if he uttered one single word of greeting the entire morning's sport would be spoiled. EX. ATTACIIK. XUIS. HOBART3 NEW HOME IN THE HAL.EDON HILLS. CPhotcgmph by John Ilartmeier. .'" THE HOBART MAUSOLEUM. A DORIC TEMPLE IN WHICH THE VICE PRESIDENT'S BODY RESTS. Mrs. Garret A. Hobart. who, as the mistress of the "Cream White Boose" in Washington when her husband was Vice-President, wished a high reputation as a charming and tactful hostess, is known by her neighbors in Fatersea for the same qualities. Her home In Carroll and Kilis->n st?.. known as Carroll Hall. is '•*» architecture and in appointments an ideal American home. and. while it is cosey and com fortable, it is also artistically furnished ant contains many valuable works of art. Mr& Bobart now occupies this house with her onCf son. She devotes much of lur time and money to charity and has a large list of pensioners Recently she gave a tract of ground and $-.-►< to found a home fbi the Children's DM Nursery, of which she has been a patron lor many years. At the Cedar Lawn Cemetery, near ?aiprso£ Mrs Hobart has had a mausoleum erected^ which the body of the late Vice-President bos been laid away, and which is one of the tines structures of the kind in the country. ■■■ Doric temple, free from all ornamentation. bum of Bam granite, at a cost of $>«♦>.•»«». The plans were approved by Preside* He*** ley shortly before his assassination. *« structure is 21 feet wide and 44 feet deep in cluding the porticos, front and rear, ana -- feet 7 inches high. The front and rear roofs « the porticos are supported by four ***** fluted columns, the mausoleum being In in form of a double temple, with columns front and rear, modelled after the form of the Amphro Temple. The columns, which rise twelve «* from the base course of steps, are surmounted by Doric caps Th^ Double bronze doers form the entrance, TM only light is from a window in the rear • portic* through a heavy iron and bronze grill W walls are 2 feet 5 inches thick, and l the .entire structure is lined with marble, with floor an ceiling of the same material. Underneath the window in the centre of Jtn rear vault is a double sarcophagus, c mo-W chiselled from a solid block. The body or • Hobart lies on the northerly side of tnl! the other space is reserved for Mrs. Hobaru On either side of the door are catacombs, m of these are already occupied by the bodies o Miss Fannie Hobart. who died in Italy abort seven years ago. and the bodies of two cbiUre who died while infants. The crownstone of the mausoleum wei» forty-three tons, and was the largest PjJ 0 * stone ever brought into New-Jersey. It w hauled from the railroad to the cemeteo * twenty-two teams of horses. Although the wagon tires were very broad the wh«*-JJ into the roadbed and badly damaged .1. taa^ the great piece had to be taken from the »a» and pulled along the road on skids. Mrs. Bohart purchased a short time ago i J Castle, a beautiful mansion in the Haledon HUB which was erected about twenty-five years ±- by John W. MacCulloch. a wealthy London chant, who had retired from business. X said at the time that MacCulloch had been^ every part of the world. and thai th f "*T^ landscape reminded him of the scenes £*£ boyhood days in Scotland. On that actOT m had determined to spend the remainder f s . m days there. He purchased three and a nan * of' land and built the brownstone man^on, which is 77 by 44 *eet in dimens tons. The^o rooms were furnished »" Oriental st jle. a^ house was filled with valuable home for the old one In tl^.f' J^J^Tty to Bhip his belongings and to sell the P»K Mr . Hobart bought the place at »?% <»» tion a short time ago for $•>.-!*>. «»« »•" vert it into a summer horn*.